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Array U\r  THE CUT  __.._���������������/  ELEVENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C.   TUESDAY.  JUNElzi. igo4  i  At the Big ������tore  FSPECIALTSAlF)  MEN'S SUMMER WEIGHT  r  Fancy Crash Hats,.  75c, each  Light Shades in Felt Fedoras,.. $1    u  Numbers of other Styles and Prices  .......i.... to choose from   SLLeiser & to.  '���������! .       *>T . V   ���������  Nicholles & Renouf, Id.  * " ^   61 YATES STREEtT^ICT gHaVB- C  ":   ^ "  ^stxeeeivwd large shipment,of  ���������', ������������������    .*...    ���������* . . -- ��������� ��������� ������������������' ��������� ���������  ��������� *  h  ^  UROIsT. AGE.  ^wmL- !___���������  &\J&&  CULTIVATORS,  SEED PRILLS,   WHEEL HOES, Etc.  VBKY LATKST IMPKOVXMKNT**.  Call Hud sue them nr ������rite (or catalogues and prices.  Telephone 82. Sole Agents for B.O. P 0. D awer 566.  Did you ever .slop to lid k  HOSPITAL    MEETING.  The regul' r meeting ������i 'he Hospital Board of Directors was held  June 18th. Members present���������  Judge Abrams, L.; Mounce, Dr. J.  Gillesj-ie, Geo. Stevens and J. Roe.  The minutes of last meeting read  and adopted.  Leters read from Government  Agent J. Baird and Registrar General re drain und hospital, defining  same within city limits. Moved  seconded and carried that the communication from Registrar General  be filed. It was moved, second' d  and cariied ihat communication  from Govt. Agent be acknowledged  and filed.  Communication from Miss Shaw  tendering her resignation. By  motion the resignation w-isaccep td  Communication from Miss Mc-  Ouatt requesting increase of salary.  Request granted.1  Tender of J. W. Collins for bathroom and closets was duly accepted  by motion.  Price of bath\ tub was left in  hands of committee but not to exceed $25. Committee���������L. Mounce  J. B. McLean, and Dr Gillespie.  Bills for month of May���������McPhie  &- Sons. $33.93;' Napior & Partri  .dge. $38 27; C/rH. Tarbell, $8.35;  J. Piercy, 4.60;'JT; E. Bate, $3.50;  Mr Woods, $4A; Miss Mounce  sundiies, $4; Salkues, $110; Laun  dry, $3; Electr| Light, $5; Water  Rati-, $2 25.      |;'  By motion the bills were ordered  _pajd ft     .-".     ���������   ; :_   Matron's report received and  fied.'V,.,. :JY   Receip's for March and April,  $115.    Meeting'adjourned.  '���������Weiler"  STANDS FOR ALL THAT IS   .  GOOD AND UNLIABLE IN THE  Furniture : Trade*  ���������pOR OVER 40 YEARS In Hie one line ut hnaheia  ���������"- uf Furnishing Home*, and our oontannal growth  proves our methods of oonduoting this butiueis are  oorreot.  LARGE ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE  Mailed Free.      ..        ,.      Write i'or it at ouoe.  WElLER BROS.,     Victoria, B.C.  COUNCIL  MEETING  Council met Mi-miay evening���������prc.-eii'.  Mayor Sh- rt, Aids; Bate, MoFadyeu aul  Wiilard.  Miuu-ea read and adopted  Ci'ruiiiuiiioatioiiB���������From Dt S aples oc ���������  plaining of cows and  horstsa   running   u  Urge during proli bited boiiru m the vicii ���������  icy uf  the h(>B|Jitul,  and abkiug that (-tens  b������ taken to remedy the nuisanoe.    Lain o  table.  From    Registrar ' General,    iuWmin  Oimuoil that Hospital block wan in.idu Hits  City liniita,   K oeived aud Hied.  From Liwlysuiith Celebration Oomtnittee  i,ivitii>u Ma>or aud Counoil to thoir town  ou Dominion Day,   Answered with thank*.  AcouiuitB���������H. Mitoh-11,   Dluokamithini",  ?5.50* Water Company, 83- Napier * P.-r  tiWge, nails, 910,79;   Segrave St, Graut,  500 tax receipts, $6,    Referred to Fi.aine  Con.mit ce.  Moved Aid, Bate, seconded Aid Willaid,  that Cuiiuoil take steps to acquire ooutiolol  oi'irt'it-ry.   Carried.  Ueferrcd business,  Re Dr Staolos' oomplaint. The matter  w������s referred to Board of Works to report  at ntxt meeting,  Aid, Ba e reported thit the Orangemen  had Asked that Jul) 1-th be proolaunuda  public holiday here.  -    It was deoided tbat the Counoil oould not  do this.  Counoil ad( -urned.  Local and Personal  You can get Pit Boois, Overalls.  Pit Caps, &c., at lock bottom ps-icea  at the Corner Store.  Miss Miller returned Tuesday,  . S. H. Riggs and daughter also  came by same boat  Convivialities are on the swing  Triuity Church entertains on 21st,  also Ladies Auxiliary give one on  the 27th, the funds to he applied to  purchase a bath tub for the lady  patients iu the hospital.  U. S. S. Perry was at Union  Wharf on Friday and Saturday.  The Victoria Intermediates have  challenged for the cup now held  here. A meeting was held on Monday evening to discuss the matter  A concert will bt* given by the  Ladies Auxiliary on June 27th, for  the purpose of purchasing a bath  tub for lady patients in the hospital  The concert in -jonnection with  Trinity Church takes place this  'Vening.  The Royal Bank officials have  leistd the premises they now occupy for two years, which fact goes  to show that they are sa tisfied with  the pri specie here.  The Ladies' Aid of the Preshy-  tarian Church at Sandwick intend  holding their annual strawberry  festival in the Agricultural Hall,  Courtenay, on the 29th inst.  E. Emde has purchased the stock  and fixtures lately t wned by H.  ~Tariaka--<fc-S<mpand-wilHn future-  conduct his business of bicycle and  gun repairing, &c, in tht- premises  on 3rd Street vacated by the late  urm.  J.* Walker, sprained his knee at  the football game Saturday, and  was forced to sti p workii g for a few  days following. Aftt-r the game,  the Egerins treated the visitors in  royal style at the canteen.  FOR SALE:���������Gent's bicycles, ap  ply at this office.  Hosiery, underwear, whitewear,  blouses, fancy lace collaiH, belts.  All the fashionable novelties for  Spring and Summer now showing  at the Big tore.  In-'peolor Stewart is conducting  the High School Entrance Examination here, 22 candidates are in  the field.  Ladies skirts cheap at Davis'  Opposite the Drug Store.  Among others stopping at the  Union are Mr and Mrs Kaulds,  C. Innce of Esquimalt, T,L Heaven  representing Fletcher Bros., raui-ic  dealers, C,J. Loat of Victoria P.H  Hearst from Duncan's, and A,  Anderson, Victoria.  The  CASH STORE  T  MAY PRICES  FLAGS���������ALL SIZES.  BRASS & SILVER POLISH  50ft. Rubber Ho<e, per ft... $0 09  Wall Paper���������2 rolls for....   0 25  1 Gal. Mixed Paint     ] 90  1 d-.������. Tumblers (G)as-)....    0 70  Window Blinds    o 35  1 doz. Soup or Dinner Plates   1 "00'  1 doz. Cup and Saucers, usually "old a> $1.75, now...    1 50  Brooms, good    0 25  Wash Boards     0 25  Wash Tubs- 75c, $1, $1.25. $1.50'  ALABASTINE,  VARNrSH,  stains;  Etc., Etc  T. E. BATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE ,        Cumberland  A meeting of the Athletic Club-  was held in the Old News Office,,  and it was decided to keep on in  those ptemises for the present. The-  COMPLETE FURNI3HER8.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  Supplied at Lowest Market Prices  Vegetables  A Groat Variety will always Into stook )  alto a supply ul'  Fresh Fish  will be on Sale every Wednesday  [ .     _   Your patronage is cordially invited, and  ail orders will be promptly delivered.  i4-    J.McPhee&Son  PHOPltrKlDIsS.  NOTIOB.  I beg to inform the public that  on una after. January 1st, 1904, my  hucinesB will be strictly cash, by ho  doing I can give my Patrons better  satisfaction,  T. H. CAREY, Vaiwu,  , Top for quj^lty, bottom for prices  to don't nmke a misluke^ut buy  jcur^rcccr:("| from tin. 1% St.or*.  jamamm.  managing, board was filled and instructed o procure necescary paraphernalia at once. Sevetal new  members were enrolled.  Honest Value fur every dollar ia  what you get atthe Corner Store.  Playing ball on ihe public roads  is becoming a nuisance and should  he prohibited, besides being a source  of danger to pedestrians, windows-  are frequently broken. Last week  a large stained window was d*������-  troyed in Trinity Church by a  football, and the fence wnich has  been in existence hardly one year  is fast being mutilated hy children  who make the streets their playground.  For trunks, valises and bngn, you  will find right and at moderate  prices at Simon Leiser's Big Store..  New York, 20tti���������Up to  to-day  630 bi dies have been recovered from  theSlocum wreck.    The work of  rescue continues.  To Lease or for Sale.  ARAN' Hot lOOaoios, in 0������nriox Dis���������  triut, about 20 acres oloar and partly cloar,  with pood barn.���������Apply this OHioe.  FOR SALE, an Eastman No. 3  folding cartridge Kodak, complete  in leather case, Price $12, apply  at Nkwb office.  A Football m ttch was ployed on  the Comox Spit on Saturday between the E^erta team and one  from Cumberland. Game reeuUed  in a score ul i> to 2 in the "EgeriaV  favour. A return match will be  played on the grounds here next  Thurv'liy inuring.  NAPIER   &   PARTRIDGE  Better  Clothes  Seed  Potatoes.  Early Rous,   Bkautv op HunuoN,   Buhbaxm,   Flowbrballb.  All Chi ice,   Hand Picked;   Selected Stock.  The Sylvester Feed Co., Tel 4-s  There i* a demand for better  Clothes ior iuui������ U.U'.i' hsth  hotter trimmings and beila  tailoring   17-1  87-80 YATESSTREET, Victoria.  TI1K KMPTHK BRAND  tailor made suits fill the bill  They're    iqnal    '������>    custom  tailored suits' at duuble  the  price,,.  T  e  i  o  3  3  Q  The Departmental Store,  DUNSMUIR,A VK,  CUMUKKUNIJ. --.*N  By M^-ia-vene Kennedy   g^  Copyright. 1303. bu T. C. McClure      fa,  "The gray hats aren't a very pretty  shade this year," said "the saleslady.  "Brown would look well with your  hair.  Here's a beauty."  -Til take this gray one." said Elsie,  unheeding. ,.  In her own room she put the lint on  and studied 'herself intently in the mirror. Brown would have been more becoming, she decided. She was too pale  for gray now.  It had been six years since she had  made that promise. It was. just as she  bade him goodby. "You look like a pink  rose in that gray hat,'thirling," he had  said. "I shall expect to see your dear  face under just such a hat when 1  come home." So for six years, summer  and winter, she had worn a gray hat���������"  six, years in which'she had. heard from  him but twice and that shortly after  , he left.  But she believed in him, loved,'excused him. Aweary sometimes, but  never despairing, she remained steadfast. He had gone to Africa; that was  so far away and offered so many fine  excuses. She feared always for his  safety, but never his constancy.  It was a pretty face the mirror held,  a sweet, womanly face,'.with a happy  girlish smile. She turned away 'With a  little sigh and went lightly down the  steps into the street. It was a holiday,  and school teaching was serious work  with conscientious Elsie Wentworth.  She was glad of the rest, the day outdoors, the sunshine and pure air.  "Where are you going. Elsie?"  It was a man's voice and a man's  eyes that gazed into hers, both telling  their love for the slender creature in  the gray bat.  A rich glow came to her pale cheeks.  So stalwart aud determined, she felt  afraid of him, afraid he would make  her love him, make her faithless to  poor, absent Dave.  "I'm going to see Mrs. Young'," she  "fa ltr-red. ~ ; ���������-  He laughed. "11's top had, dear. Go  on to Ihe woods, Elsie.  'I won't'insist  THIS NEXT OKW CAM?, IN HT.OWLV, A HLBN-  wm, oitKcavuu ouuvruitui.  on golnjtc. I was on my wny to your  plnee. I had hoped for this tiny with  you." *  Sho InuRhcrt tremulously. -*I wish  you wouldn't hope, Jack, I'd like to  have yon���������for���������for u friend If only"���������  "I'd hi* t'ontuut with thnt. Well, I  won't. I want you for my wife, want  to hnvo n homo with you in It, want  to havo you to go honm to, want to  work, plun, huvo, upend, fur you, It's  all you, I'lsip. Aro you really goliur  to Mrs, Yotuur'fl, doai"/"  ".Jnek," sho wild firmly, "I don't love  you. I will never marry you. This talk  of yours makon uie unhappy, Will you  ploaso not repeat It?"  "Not till 1 see yun nan In," he snid  good humored ly, "A within* tfruy hut,  by Jovel" his eye catching it������ fresh-  iv.-"i. "! V,i-!!'"-n -niivn ft'-iy hnti nv*  my hoodoo. Som-Mhtm** Ih, You lov������  tno nil right, my ditrlltiK. Ont n white  lint, Elsie; while, trimmed with blue  cornflowers, just tho color of your  oycfl.   I think you'd sny 'Yos' then,"  "I :,'!)'..':!'] ���������!!".') " Vh������ ".trim'-enf".".  of her voice held him, "Cloodny," she  ���������iiId lightly nnd hurried away.  Her eyes grow troubled, plleou*. She  ���������did ������o want to see Hnvo, It dime ovor  her with u rush just how unhappy she  was. how lorn-some, nor lionrt ached  nlnioRt to blunting. The woods no  Jourer iittivi"ted her. Bho turned to  wurd Mr*, Young's IHHessly.  "You're nil worn out," snid that lady.  wl������h concern. "TU������.r gray hut tiiU������-H  tbe color out of yuvn* face too.  Uray's  not becoming, Elsie. Get a blue one  next time."  "Or a green one." said Elsie irritably.  Brown, white, blue, had been recommended. Why not green,-red, purple?  she thought desperately. ,  "You are worn out, *thatfs sure," said  Sirs, Young.  Elsie took off the despised gray hat  and held it lovingly in her slim hands.  It comforted her. *She was soon chatting away gayly, but her head ached,  and there was a strange heaviness  weighing her down. She wanted to  cry instead of laugh.  "Wait." said ber friend as she was  ���������<���������';>���������. :ug,      "'1    j-Ui   a   {>,..,...,     ,,. .>. ,:i\..... '  ���������f Frank and -.Annie'"and a friend of  ,heirs and hor 'husband.".   ,  She handed Elsie the picture. Thero  sure enough were Frank anil Annie,  Young, and���������Elsie clutched wildly at  the little e-mlbo-trd��������� Dave Brady, with,  a woman sitting archly".on his knee,  his <?yes gasing at her adoringly.  '"They had- tliem'taken that way just  for fun." explained.Mi's. Young. "Annie and Emma were friends ye.ivs ago.  and they camo across each'other-last  month at Manila. Tlu-yive bulb been-  married the same .length of tiim;- throe  years���������and there's not. a : mouth's dif-  feretK-b.in the ages of the children.  Emma's is a girl, though."  Elsie rushed blindly out of. 1 be house.  Dazed, she made her way home/the  pretty head sadly drooping under the  faithful gray, hat. -1 She laid if off -and  sat down beside it, and gave, way to  tears, tears that pride,, bad hold back  till she was away frots'; prying eyes.  Three years! And she wailing,  watching," hoping.' -loving. Wife and  baby.' home, love,' everything,"to' till  his life! And she? An orphan, living  alone, no ono to care whetb'eV.'she came',  or went, was glad or-sorrowful. She  sobbed on pitifully. Ail ��������� pight long  she lay awake, going over, year by  year, the time between.  It was almost morning before she  could believe that Dave was. actually  out of her life and���������and���������  She sat up in bed and laughed and  cried ail in a breath. It was most  wonderful. She climbed' out. of bed,  found the little gray hat and bit by  bit tore it into shreds. She laughed  again, then cried again and, all flushed and rosy, lay down and slept peacefully till long past sunup.  John Stewart sat in his office listening gravely to his patient recount his  ills. He gave him a proscription,  ���������smiled~asked-him-about-1 he-children,--  bowed him out, smiled again and sat  down to wait the next patient. They  came oftener now. A few years before  they had been few nnd far between.  The next one came In., slowly, a slender,    gmeeful    creature,    with    fair,'  flushed ..face peering out, shyly  from  unflei* a'soft white hat covei-ed with.  blue cornflowers,.the color of her eyes.  He turned quickly, gave one swift  look and caught: her in his arras. .,. [,r.  "Elsie, my'darling!"     , , |!  Dr. Stewart was ,certainly, not slow'  wittecl.      " ' '\  "When���������how?" he -questioned, kissing her all in a breath.  She put her anus around his neck  nnd hugged him tightly.  "Ever since I knew yon," slip, whispered,' "I've .wanted you���������you���������you!  Oh, Jack, I can never love you enough  to make up foi' whnt J'vemissed^"  Ho laughed, puzzled, but blissful,  "Then why?" lio.itsked.  She answered his kiss first, suit ling  nnd dimpled, then a trlglUenwI, look  fla'shtyl over the happy fnce, Whatoll, what if Dave had boon'true, hnd,  come back*! She hugged the doctor  ngnln. friiii tlcnlly.  "It: wns the gray lint," she cried.' "Tt  was n hoodoo, I tore It up Inst night.  I was iii'vi'i' so happy as while pulling  -It to pieces."  And thnt was nil the e.vplnmttlon she-  over gave hltu, but he hnd the woman  lie loved and was as happy as la good  for mortal to be.  Ah for IClslo. sho wrote Dave a nice,  friendly letter nfler she wns uinrrled  nnd sent his ha by, a present, Sho wan  so m'rtild ho might hnvo fleeting moments of ranorso, mid she felt thnt  would hardly bo fair, Which goes to  show Hint a woman's 'reasoning Is ruth-  or complex'.  All Uoody to Mourn.  Lucy is a smart young colored worn-  nn who olIIHnles ns muld of nil work  In n Brooklyn fmi'lly.   Sho Is much  OHtoouiod by her mistress and the rest  of the faintly, and all  tnko u  vory  friendly ItitercHt In Lucy und hor affairs.  Whon, on n recent "ul'lcniooti  out," she nppenreii |n n complete suit  of mourning,  severnl  inquiries  wero  made with regard to her bereavement,  u,~t .->..<.��������� ii.iu .-I...... it,,',,.,,.��������� uLui.l iwC re  cent, death (if any vol-'Uve.  "How long have you been wonvlnjj  mourning, Lucy?" asked her mistress.  "W������'ll, 'm, this is just about the fust  tlmo All's worn this yore milt, nnd it  uia'i. u^<um- '.ivl,;;!i;',"  "Not mourning!" wan the reply, "Un-  loss you were swathed In crape you  couldn't wear uiuch deeper mourning."  "Yass'tn, Ah know do color's nil right  hhir-k ennugh, hn* Ah Isn't really In  niohiiln' yet 'cause he Isn't dnld yet.  You sir. Alt's e**i--'i|."i*d tn m-irry f'lnr-  eiR'i? .bui**-!, an' ho'n d.nnvu right low  with nn ow-urulilo dlseaso. No'rnj  cahrr't p������Hsll������|y ������-lt hcll'-r. An' t-eeln*  ns Ab tmtl to liov a mw dre-tit AU  reckoned Ah mignt as well git mohnin'  right now, then Ah'd be sure to hev It  when Ah needed it."���������Brooklyn Eagle,  CHASED BY HUNGRY WOLVES.  The Meaning- of "Mewi."  Pennant, the naturalist', and antiquary, in his "Accoupt of .London'.' (1790)'  says that "on the north side of Charing  Cross stood the royal mew's, where the  king's falcons had been kept; since the  time of Richard III."  "Mews'* is thought to be derived  from the French niuer, Latin nrutare,  to change or molt, and to have beeu  used of a cage for molting birds, as  muette isjised in France for a place in  which horns shed by stags in the forest are kept by officials of the chase.  As time went on horses were kept in  the inclosures used at first for hawks,  and the old name was retained.  In  this connection  we  may  quote  Dryden's line, ,  Nine  times   the  moon   hath  meW'cl   her  horns,  and Milton, who speaks of the e:ig!e  as "mewing its mighty youth"���������I.e..  fresher from Its molting, and Shakespeare, who adopts the secondary  meaning. "More pity that the eaglf  --honld be r^T*"-''*'*   , <���������',  C������*������ ulii  Iloint- Well. .       *j.  The Oswego Times has been glancing over .Canada's progress, and:has:  come, to the conclusion that Canada  is not slow, as some uniformed Yankees have been wont-to-believe. Tt  profits the following'-'table, of percentages of increase in: the 'two  countries in the period-since 1891:  ��������� Canada." U.S.  Bank  deoosits...  ... ...W 1.38:3   129.2  Puhlic debt,V... .........   :   14.3,    73.8  Immigration...  ...        51.8     52.9  Copper...... "'...:.;���������    296.2 -112.5  Gold.        ......2,130.0   144.5  Railway mileage... .....       41.5     20.0  Railway passengers....        57.3       9.7  Exports...    .......    15l"2     59.6  Imports.. ;.���������        .96.6     21.5  Pupils in P. schools... 9.1      19.6  Tele, messages.         25.5     32.9  .   Beml-r'H  Temptation.  Captain Bernier will have a Government ship in which to sail the  Arctic Sea���������-.but only Lo patrol the  Canadian coast and put down smuggling. The captain will be under a  twrriblo temptation to break away  and make a dash for' the Pole.���������  Hamilton Herald.  A .TewlMh View of liiMpirntloii.  The question of revelation is always  -involved���������in-diseussion-oonosrninji-tlie-  contents of the KiWe. The ambiguity  of this terrfi would be removed if the  idea of the supernatural were detached  from it. The old theology must certainly count wit.li the indisputable fact  tliat tlie personal characteristics, the  temper nnd disposition and the variable  range-pf intellectual culture aud spir  itual Insight are the iiiseparable conditions controlling every mnnifest'ition  of human intelligence: r When it: Is, conceded lltut the Bible speaks In the language of man the idea'of a miraculous  revelation is',abandoned. .  In the case of the Hebrew1 prophets  the nature of the. psychological-process  Inciting their oracuiar messages is,not  difficult to understand, The inteiiilfy  and clearness of thoir .nioi'iil und religious .convictions a nd-ihe Irresistible  nrgi.'ucy to proclaim them' they felt lis  an impolling, force not thelv oavu, 'but  coming from a lilghcr soin'co. Jeremiah and Efcoklol iii "'a'lessenlhushiKiic  Sfute of tiilnducknowlodgethat the divine law is written upon the honrt. In  fact, every liberation of thought Is a  revolution. Spiritunl iti.vperieuce can  be nothing .else than the best, and 'noblest thoughts that tho wise and good'  In every ug������ have. felt.and taught.-  .Monorah, '  MIloNlnn  ItlenillcniitH.  Here uro some charncterlstlc stories  niieiit MJlesInn inoiidicnnl!";  "Could yoz help n poor follow today aud tho Lord snvo yonV" aald a  beggar to a Publln publican. "Get  nway!" cried the 'landlord. "I've* hud  n dny.o-n of your kind here today already." "Shtu-e, und It'H nioHolf tint!  sadly knows how the profosaliion is  ovciTiui." topllod tho hoggin-.  Quite* recently tho following comer-  sntlou wits ovui'heni'd betweou two old  eronos: "Good uiorrn to yo, Mr������, Ko-  garty," wild one. "Good tnorra, kindly,  .liuly," roplled Ilia other, "I hope I  see you well this mot'ulti'?" "Oh, vory  well, enllt'ol.v! H<i, Mrs. Fognft,v, ye  mnri'lod yor dnughtor Knto. Did hIio  get a grind iTin'teliV" "A spleudlil man.  pt'sih-f* he to hen von! She got Wind  Imrliy Drhienl on the Dyko, that tuakea  more money thnn nny tliroo boggurs In  Cork." "Ah, thin, but It's mo thnt'**  gliul to hour yep news! And did ye  glvp her anything-/" "Fnlx, I did, then!  I'hWi I ���������:.������- I-- !!... h.v-l side of Pnt  ,'!(!' .sln-c-t, wh!i-h If well N'!*"v������d Im  worth Hh-cn and Hl.vpeuce tt week?"  "TTpon me word. Imif 'tls yo that was  generous!" exclaimed the othor,���������London Kntnlly Horwld.   The Mimitt (lli'l,  Young Hushaiid-When   I   uncd t<  klsH you, you   shipped   nu-,    You"  Wife���������Well, you won't (rot alnnnod n>  UtllOHB yOU  fot'l'Ct  to klR������  uio.  10nil  nf Tht-'lr  Knu,iiH#ni������*iit.  0-*i*-~lt wu\* rnihor iiiirupt tho wny  Trim tirnitii uu engnpuiicnt with Minx  r'nxy. Whln-Ilowdid hedolt? Oeti'-  lie simply took her hand In ld������ and.  ���������laspnig Iho diamond, mild, "Hlitg offl"  -Pbliudoluhla Id'-uJj**"*.  Drummers   Who Mao   un   Kxciting  Tim*  Quito  "VeJsr Wiiinipri;.  Only fourteen miles from Winnipeg  two commercial travelers had an exciting chase by a hungry pack of  Wolves a week or two ago. Tlie Winnipeg Tribune tells the story:  "A puck of timber wolves was noticed on  the road a short    distance  ahead of them.      These animals   invariably show theii* heels when   ap-.-  proachud, but on this occasion   they  gave ^promise of making a determined  stand,'  The travelers,     however,,  drove along apparently unmindful of'  them, and when within a few feet of  them the pack slunk sullenly    away  amongst  tho    drifts    of    snow  uud  poplar scrub.  "The occupants of the rig became  a littltj more easy at this juncturo,  believing that, as is customary,-the  animals would look for other prey.  But in this they were disappointed.  One of the occupants of the rig in  glancing around happened to notice  the outline of one of the gaunt animals us it leaped from one knoll to  another. This was.followed by tho  outlines of the others, until the  whole pack was discovered to bo  doggedly following the rig.  ��������� "The travelers were without - firearms of any kind, and then only did  the real danger of their position'  dawn upon them. Wolves become  much more dangerous and daring  wlii'ii they sec a prospective' prey retreating than when a stand is made.  /The men, too, did'not lose anytime  *in increasing the speed of their horse  and it rapidly resolved itself into a  "race between the travelers and th������  >wolves. The hungry animals sped over the ground at lightning rate, and,  ���������becoming more daring, took' to the'  road behind the fleeing rig. Fortunately the men were driving a good  piece of horseflesh, and just managed  to reach Stony Mountain ahead of  the animals. Hon they, entered ������f  breakneck pace, to the utter astonishment of one or two of th-*- villagers, who happened to be about nt  that early  hour  of  tho morning.  "Of course the wolves gave up the  hunt at this point, not daring to  follow-up the rig into-tho village.  The winter has been pbrticularly  hard .on there animals, mid has been  making them look for ford other  than- by the usual channels. They  were making their appear.xnco \ery  much closer to settled sections of tho  country than  heretofore."'  Agriculture-, in  Uritiolv C ������lnii������bta.  One of the most beautiful Idea-  ^TonTTtTTifiS-iTrttJi- i or ���������o f���������Br i ti sh-G-o--  lumbia is Princeton. Advantageously situated at the confluence of the  'L'ulameen and Similkameon Rivers,  it ia the centre of a large district  rich in a variety of minerals. The  country' around is generally opo*-,  with rolling hills,' covered with luxuriant and most nutritious hunch  grasses, well supplied with lakes a.nd  streams and containing considerable  agricultural land. The hillsides are  capable of cultivation to an extent  that will ultimately greatly increase  the area of arable lands.-, Spring  .wheat grows remarkably well on  much of'the bench lands without irrigation.- Urqpi-rly, cultivated, und  irrigated, wheal, oats, barley and  'rye do well. Potutoes grow to a  prodigious 'size, average yield from  eight to ten tons per acre. In tho  . liiimudiato .vicinity of t'ri-nlvt.on throe  pounds , of potatoes produced one  hundred and ninety pounds. Cabbages weigh from fwctUy to twenty-  live pounds, cauliflowers four to  eight pounds.' All kinds pf vegetables do well, also small- fruit's..  Apples .trees planted lu 1U01 bore  fruit in  .1903.  Notwithstanding that this district  is particularly "adopted to dairying  outside, points make regular shipments of butter to supply our de,  muiulsi For good dairy'1 butter ' a  local nuu'kef is afforded, and In  view of the constantly increasing .demand the price Is likely to romnin as  high as at present, Forty. routs a  pound f/r "ranch" butter was tho  lowest /rice paid'in Princeton dur-  l.ijj- flu- lust four ymu-H. Kvldenlly  there is un opening for several dairies.  You can't cure a cough or cold  from the outside. You' must  cure it through the blood.  ShiloK's  Consumption  Cure S���������aicLuns  - *  I is the only remedy tbat will do this.  It gets right to the root of the  trouble.   It is guaranteed to cure;"  Prices: S. C. Wells & Co. 312  25c.50c. $1.   *L,eSoy,N.y.,Toronto.Cnn.  PRINTING  PLANTS  EVERYTHING  FOR THE  *���������,.; (i  ���������i.,.*''  Outfits supplied for newspaper  and job offices on a day's notice.  No plant too large for us to figure  on. and none too small to merit our  closest attention. Prompt service  guaranteed.  i   ��������� -1  TORONTO TYPE FOUNDRY  CO., LTD.  WINNIPEG. CANADA  A-horse.'with,'.'a mane eighteon-feet ,l  long1 is in the possession r.'" George!.  0. Zilgitt, of Tnglewood. Cil. The"  mass of hair is so heavy thai, when*1  braided, the upper part "of '.he b"uid  is six inches in diameter.  Your Faith Wanted  -2-0  Wo will positively cure you of nervousness, sleeplessness, indigestion uud I'Cint  disease, if you will.only liavoj- sufiirit'iit  initri to take one dose of Ih'! Aijiifw 3  Heart Cure., The tjentiU you run Uti-he  from its use .will surprise und delight  you. This remedy is tho urcUest ftufoat  that medical science hns iliscnviired .I'er  weul; heiirts, weak blood, wiiftk i.erven.  A few closes -vM positively convince you.  To hflicne iii this in.itnnce means health  to-you. It, will reliu\e o\ory funii.. of  heart disease in .10 minutes. It su-enisth-  etfi the nerves hy feedine. Ihyni throui-h  the heart. For sale'by all de-dors. , :*3  Dr. Agncw's Ointment cures eaetnjttl35e.'t  <i|l|v   Hi   ��������� I.V***.  Kiln, Wheeler Wilcox, tho pootusa,  hut-i meeiiily been inislng an adv'L'n-  tiiro with a too-niiiorouH -Wivin,  Kirat, shu rucuhni n un '/uni with  an uxpivHHiou of lovu, dmed ut Montreal, 'Plum ciime another ironi &  nouivr point, Thi.'rt she found a note  (i*oni ��������� ���������Aim-duo typi'iot," loft at hor  upniiiiH'iiu at the Hotel Rvorott,  Now'York, during her ubsonco, F|n-  nlly, thero appeared tho amonnis  AiiH'den In pot'Hon. It wuh soon doier-  miiu'd, however, that he was not  quite mini', and an ollleer was flout  for. To the police Judge- next morning, Amodee Hiild thut ho didn't  know why he lutd scut tho mcHBuge  of love to Mrs, Wilcox, At tho re-  ipn-Nt ��������������������������� iii;.' pkA-li..-,.*-, "���������i-i uj'Dt-i l-'"  j-n."'ji",' li'Jii'iul no more \ovo.|(������tt.(>r������  nnd to hie him back to Montreal,  lit wai rolonflud,  0(-ttlna Itnelj nt Him,  "rift afraid." Htild the iictor wli^n fl  onhhitB'P oitine within nn Inch of hi*  now. "Unit somebody In the nndleiici-  hut) lost hi-"' ���������"  DroanrlK Trouliln.  White-What In the mutter, wltb  Plunger's hand?  Gri'i'ii-Yi'sici'dji*,' wwi hid wooden  wedding, nnd he arnve his wife n rolling  pin for ������ prtwnt, nnd when he returned from celebrating the event nho returned the preicnt wltb a speeob suit*  ���������bio  to  tb*  occttiloo.  A  plump heo/iity hears tho name of  liydin' Wledolmon,- and  her'.rcsliliiiioe  is  (.'alninet,  JWich. She   is   only .'5  years old, yot she weighs Jo"* pounds.  It Cures MI Groeds.-Horonro a raw  numes'. of 'ilorgyinon '"of different cieedi  who aro: llrm hulli'vers in J)r. Ac.new's  Catarrhal Powilor to' "livo : up to th������  proftchhig" lu nil-that,It claims, bishop  (Swoivtman, Kuv, Dr. Lungtry- (Rpiscopa-  linn); Uiw, Pr, 'W.lthrow and Rim-, Dr.  Cliinnhi-rs (Methotlint); aiiul Dt*. Ncwnmn,  nil of Tnronth, CKnmla. Copies of their  personal lettnis for tho aslvlrti*, 50 ct������.  -105  A boy oinplojed "li hih fa'lu-r's  shoe factory, in Salem*, Mas.1-., h st  his linger in a nuu-lilne. , Ho sued  his father for clamnges;'and I lie verdict was in hih i'u\or,  When Bahy Had Scald Hond  Whon Mother Hnd 8att Rhoum-  When Paihur- Had Pilot. Dr ,������������.  new'n Olntniont gavo the uulul-imt ruliwf  iiiim surest cure. Thene uro m'iuh iif truih  pli'kod from tONtlmoiiy which ��������� Is Riven  every day to this groulOHt of luMkirs, .il,  nip- never hiwn uiinchcd m iinnine Juul-  men in   Ki!i;ema,  Totter,   I'lli-n. eu.     ii.l  v't'lllH.��������� lllii  ��������� IVoather wa.Htiy? whiih rnid lo'be  thrown away, Is now comni'i^s.iil,  and umkcH am excelli nt subsist utt������ i'or  Iron when it, Is converted Into ceg-  whoolfl.  "They   tell   Well"   ,������y. Dro������i.t  ���������vldc-nct pf th������ rial merit of i������r. ,Von  BUn'n Plinappli Tabl������ts ma tur������ [for  all forma ot Htomuch troubl* thuti that  thoy'ro |njiucb ������r������at (l������miind * Not ,i ���������  niuiHfloiiR dn-)������ that miiken uno'n very in-  hIiIpi- rehol-but ploaHunt, quick nml liu/ni.  HMn-.il tiny tnlilct, to carry In your poo".  "t,   )\f> centH to4-  Locomotive engineers, on tho tun  from- ('rows I o London, n di-Jtaneo of  166 niiles, have'to notice no lowur  than 3������5 mikiihIh.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Dandruff,  Ore-iit Ih'itiiln Is the tfi"fiit,,Ht imir-  Ici't in ino wiim ioi atuui.t.iuiivv. mi  which last .vciir %,y;a to the valiie of  ������1,046,000 wore, Imported: while the  iiimihi.-1'ti for the lit'.it nine moitths of  Hils your had risen to 4'3?" valrod  nt  ill,aoo,(ton,  Yonr rrltlelsm of iinother  Is yonr  vei'iHi't'   I'M   vntitwlf.  The hnnrt-u proteflt   ngalimt  dt������nth  it* the prtuniso of life. ff  m-  I  CUPID AHDTHE f  COMET  By ANNA S. RICHARDSON  Copyright, 1903, by T. 0. McClure  It bad been bad enough, said the  cowboys, to have Buena Vista county  turned into a rendezvous for invalids in  various stages of hay fever, bronchitis  and consumption. It was.an outrage  to have^pne's favorite barroom remodeled into a sanitarium, but it was heaping insult upon injury to have a twenty-five horsepower French racer flashing over roads���������and good roads, too���������  long sacred to the festive cow pony.  With Harvey Thatcher, owner of  said racer, the good roads surrounding  Fort Norton, the county seat of Buena  Vista county, had been the main attraction. When his physicians had or-  . dered Colorado air, Thatcher had stipulated that section of eastern Colorado where the roads would permit him  to break the already brilliant record of  the Comet. Arid eo it happened that  ' lie and his machine, his valet and his  chauffeur, were thorns in tlie flesh of  the cowboy element, even as the latter  had worried the respectable faction  among the early citizens of Fort Norton.  The cowboys had bare'-y become accustomed to the presence of the Comet  in their midst and had decided that it  might prove dangerous to shoot up a  gasoline engine when there arose fresh  cause for dissatisfaction. Nan Bearce  took to riding in the Comet. And.Nan  was the prettiest girl in Buena Vista  county, or a*J the adjoining counties,  for that matter. She had been the  toast of every camp on the range, the  belle at every ball, the queen of every  county fair tournament in which the  cowboys had fought for honors after  their own peculiar fashion. Her favors had been evenly distributed, and  her devotion had gone to her worthless father, who ran the one shoe shop  of which Fort Norton could boast. A  dilapidated, evil smelling den be kept  at the end of the street leading north  from the postoffice, but the three rooms  behind the shop were as fresh and  sweet as Nan's stout arms and sunshiny nature could keep them.  _-.���������;-There-were-menrdozeris"of'-tbemTin-  Buena Vista county who .would have  Nan Bearce, and there were mutter-  ings that boded ill for the owner of tbe  Comet. The only man who declined to,  discuss the situation was Ben Hetb  and that even after Nan and young  Thatcher had ridden out to his ranch  twice in the devil's wagon, as one, old  woman called it To be, sure, the,chauffeur was in attendance, but what was  a chauffeur perched up in the back  seat with Nan���������enticing, alluring Nan  ���������her soft, brown hair tossed by the  wind, her eyes dancing with the ex-  eitement of the run, urging the young  Xew Yorker on to higher speed?  ���������~>n-v>  thev  had  been  seen coming  of this soul Inspiring verse, and he sent  it to the object of bis adoration, with  a request that -she would express an  opinion on its merits.   He got it.  Dear Mr. Theodore Hopkins���������Tou ask  me for my opinion ot your verses. I do  not like to hurt your feelings, but if you  will read the initial letters of the ��������� first  four''"Sines downward I may say that you  express my sentiments exactly. Tours  very truly, MABEL BROWNE.  And when Theodore strung the first  four letters together he pondered bitterly.��������� London Telegraph.  The Harm Xoiso Does.    ,        Noise is an undoubted factor in im-  baok to town at a slow pace, with wen j pftlring tue tonp of thc nm.e cpntPrSi  trying to keep his astonished pony  within talking distance of the machine. Parties who had witnessed the  scene reported it variously. Some snid  that Ben appeared to enjoy the proceeding, more fool he, while others  maintained that he was berating Nan  for unfaithfulness, even in the presence of his rival.  Whether we are conscious of it or not,  it hurts the brain and has a deafening,  dazing, bewildering effect on the mental processes. It tires the brain and  tends to produce cerebral hyperemia.  To live in a noisy atmosphere is to  shorten one's day. Irritability, neurasthenia,  insomnia,  are common  ef-  THE DESPISED TOAD.  POPULAR HATRED OF THE ANIMAL IS  OF GREAT ANTIQUITY.  In Legendary as Well as In Snpersti-  tlons 1-ore tbe Uncouth and Misshapen. Creature Plays No Small  Part���������The Belief In Toad Stones.  ! fects.   The tympanum, or drum mom-  But Ben's love affair was utterly for- j brnn<?f of the eaP is m-nrefli the circu-  gotten in the face of moro momentous ' lat-on of the coveUYO spinal fluid is dis-  events which came with the roundup. I rurbed and fhe nervo CG)ls themselves  The H. 0. Cattle company, with whicb , Ruffer as tnou���������h Pllbl*octed to niechan-  ������������������azur.,, Such a banner he caused in.  6tantiy to be made, calling It his "lif-  lambe."���������London Globe.  Ben had worked before branching out  for himself, discovered what it chose  to designate as a shortage in II. 0.  calves and a corresponding and suspicious increase in calves with the Heth  brand. The H. 0. brand was a bar  with an 0 on the end. The Heth brand  was a dumbbell. Rumor���������and rumor in  Buena Vista county is an ugly customer���������declared that it was easy to change  the bar-0 to the dumbbell. The air  around Fort Norton became rife with  things other than mere rumors, including some very bad whisky. And justice,, as drink crazed cow punchers  sometimes see it, works with appalling  suddenness. !  Rumors travel faster than half drunk- '  en cow punchers who stop at each sa- '  loon to  drown their threats in  bad  whisky, and a twenty-five horsepower  machine will travel faster than either, j  That  was   why   the  mob   that   had t  started out to hang Ben Heth as a sort  of Climax for the annual roundup came  upon the Comet, its owner, his valet  and his chauffeur two miles beyond  Heth's ranch.   They were still hunting  for Heth, after having razed his ranch,  cabin.   Tbe Comet was piled high with  luggage, a couple of dress suit cases  showing above the boxes, and rubber  teal violence.���������Family Doctor.  READY SIGN WRITEn.  Htm Dean Swift   i.uipod   ths Business of  ills   lilll-bl'T.  Ono of the insiitutions .of all civilized countries is the "barber. Formerly, when wigs were worn . and  beards were not, the barber had hia  hands full. Dean Swift was every  day shaved by a barber with whom  he was'on excellent terms.  When he was busy on hia famous  customer one. morning the barber  said he had a great favor to ask  his reverence, adding that at the  suggestion of his neighbors he had  taken a small public house at the  corner of the churchyard. He hoped,  with two businesses, that ho might  make a better living for his family.  "Indeed," said the Dean, "and  what can I do to promote the happy  union?"  "If it please you." said the barber,  "some* of our customers have heard  much about your reverence's poetry:  so that, if you would but condescend to give me a smart little touch  in that way. to clap under my sign,  it might be the making ol me and  mine forever."  "But what do you intend for your  blankets, which filled in the body of   S-Rn?" inquired the cleric.  the machine.   Thatcher explained in a i     "The 'Jolly Barber,' if it   pleases  casual- way-that"he-was-frying-someH~~y6W  >-  r  THIS M011 OAMI* UPON' tub comet two  mimm "tfitoM iiuTu'a ua.nou.  been wllliug to overlook the father,  miserable dnmkon wretch thnt bo  was, for lovo, of tho girl, but sho  seemed too proud to foist tho old man  on,any of hot- anxious suitors. Tho  only favor sho bad ovor been known to  accept was at tho hands of Bon Uotb,  a stolid, almost movatto young ranch-  man, who had started into tho stock  raising buslnoss In a small way and  who hold himself nloof from tho rollicking, roistering element which hnd  .tofrprlzod Fort Norton at ..regular In-  ijtorvnls,' Whon old IJonroo had boon  .jiuUton with smallpox Jloth, under  cover of darkness, hnd removed lilin to  his own ranch boennso of Nun's horror  of tlio poKthouVjo, tind tho threo hnd  endured tho .roTonlloHs quarantine together. Thon tho Intimacy had apparently boon brokon oil, old flonrco going  bucii to his bunch, Man to her poverty  till iuUwt lil'o and Uoth lo uio kui-iy ux-  Jstcuea on tho cattle range.  All this was before Thatcher and tho  !Comct enmo to Fort Norton. After old  Boarco had skillfully mended somo,  rents in-Thntehor's lonther robes tho  friendship botwoon tho dashing young  nutomoblllst from Now York nnd the  humble nnd bonutlful daughter of the  villago sboorankor boenmo to-t'ti gowdp,  Womoii discussed It ovor thoir back  fences and at tho sewing circle of the  Union church. Men shook thoir bends  around tho stove at Gilbert's genera)  ���������tore, and tho news sprond out on tbe  rnngo. Thatcher was making a fool of  new roads and might be gone a week  or more.    The cowboys sent, him on.  bis way with a volley of shots.   They  were bent on more serious work.  The Comet shot along the country  road, through the soft twilight and the  limpid moonlight, straight across������the  state line into Nebraska. At precisely  the same, time the Overland limited  was carrying a white faced but determined girl over tlio sapie state line.  Thatcher insisted upon giving away  tbe bride aud receiving the first, kiss  after the ceremony. He snid it wns  due for excess baggage on the best run  the Comet had over made. Then the  great red machine, its owner, ills  chauffeur and his valet, rolled hack to  Fort Norton without the impressive ar-  ray of luggage, nnd Harvey Thatcher,  tenderfoot, from Now York, announced  thnt whon a certain bunch of unmitigated fools had finished their annual  spree and hnd recounted their blank-  oly blank calves the bride nnd groom  would come back to Fort Norton, nt  which time the damages claimed by  said groom for injury dono his property and his reputation would bo paid or  tho sheriff of Buena Vista county and  ono Harvey Thatcher, Esq., would  know tho renson why, whereupon snid  Harvey Thatcher prompt* rose in tho  estimation of tho cowboy element, and  his horseless vehicle was forgiven him,  hand and a full pot in the othor."  "Well,"    rejoined   the   Dean,    "in  that case there can be no great difficulty in supplying you with a suitable inscription."  |     Taking    up    a    pen    he instantlv  j- wrote the following couplet,   which \  was duly   painted, on the sign    and  remained there for ninny years:  "Rove not    from polo to pole,    but  step in here,  Where nought excels the shaving but  the beer."  What Wo Find In Old gchnoiuoolcs,  Along with the writing In old school-  books there is more or loss drawing,  Tho very enrly books sometlmoN havo  lly leaf sketches of Indians and log  houses, Tho later books, says Leslie's.  Monthly, hnvo houses of moro modern  sort, nnd you find rude di-n wings of  stenmbonts, horses, birds, flowers, faces  and tho Jlko. Often a pointy or other  coin wns slipped under tho lly IonI* nnd  tho surface of tho paper covering the  coin was rubbed with a ploco of lend  from tho schoolboy's pocket or the  blunt ond of a pencil.  Tho children had numerous methods  for defacing their scliooHinolui, and  Ihey also hnd eorinln devices (or keep,  lug Uioin In good order. Many of'fhe  older books nro prelected by nn outer  cover of sheepskin nenlly folded In at  thu edges and sewed In placo with  homespun tow. After 1S2.1 this outer  covering was apt to bo calico, nnd  ���������iuiiieiiuR'ti iln-i'i* were lie Hiring-1 at-  liu'hed lo iho Hldo'i. The girls were nd-  dleled to tho tne of u "thuub pai.-'i"  folded nnd slipped In where Hie thumb  rested when Hie hor.U was In u.te.  Iter Opinion,  IIo was very badly gone In love In-  deed, as may -bo judged by the fact  thnt he sat up till tho wee mm' hours  nnd nibbled two Inches oft* a pen In  composing tho following epic:  Bonutlful eni*- with pvm m Mm*,  Oli, how iny fond heart ������l|*li������ for >'<Hi!  Sweet spirit, llntim to me now,  Hear onco again my anient vow!  Thoro wds about two feet six Inches  l.c-urienOtlp unrt Ni-rve Vowfr.  Tho    tragedy is great,     Hystoria,  formerly the curse of tho female sex.  has been the cause of tho   downfall  of two distinguished men. Lord Randolph Churchill succumbed    to    tho,  ailment, Lord Rosobery has lost   his  grip of men, if not of    matters,    in  consequence    of   fragile nervo   fibre.  No  brain,    however    brilliant,    can  suffice in a lender of men,' Tho   extraordinary nerve power  of   ������������������Joseph  Chamberlain is felt throughout   tho  British Empire.    Granted    that   at  times his figures aro iiuiccurato, his  presentation off facts open to criticism of    friends and iocs alike,    ho  yot has tho power which makes him  the    acknowledged lender    of    men.  Thoso who know him best, and who  have the privilege of intimate   personal intorcourso--aiid thoy are   few  and far between-���������toll   mo that    tho  wav in which ho guards tho   quietness of   his home   llfo Is most   remarkable   His wife simply   devotes  j herself   to   his    requirements   and  needs.      She is . hardly    intimately  known to a dozen women in her own  circle of aco,unintnnrefl. Mrs, Joseph  Chamberlain is In public a "woman  of no Importance." Sho devotes herself to caring for tho homo In which  tho groat statesman finds tho   storage of his electrical energy and power.   All his sppoches are, I am told,  read over to her, In tho    rjulot    of  his library, nnd hor American blood  tolls when' her criticisms aro lovollod  nt some point which she deemB ob-  Retire,   by reason    of   tho language  used,    An  ISx-CoiivJot,  Jolkley-l onco heard n mnn sny that  he would rather he an ex-coiivlct than  nny������li|!i-.-cj*. he cniM think of. I'olUoy  --The idea! How eccentric! .lolkloy-  Not ut all. The man was Jn tlio peni-  teilt In TV i'or Ui'o  No  Int-'t'iMitiMfttl  of <tio -lliiHtf,  A dog was playing a piano In a circus hi Yorkshire, I'ngland, recently,  when one of the nudieiieo called out,  "Rntu!"   Tho dog Immediately vacated  M.->    i.-f.-i������    find    'M'-i.i'    C,  ,."    ll,,.    ... .'   ,  i  .  The phiuo kept on playlng.-l'hlladol.  phhl Record,  Marina Inftarfinf*-**-,  Merino lu-nminco Is vory old. ' Tho  earliest voyagers, the riKonlelans, practiced a kind of Insurance. The mauler,  before sending his iinnll luni- to lb-*  edge of tho earth, mortgaged her  against bor return. If she entno back  be returned the loon with ������ heavy premium.        _  The unfortunate toad has from time  immemorial beea an object of distrust  and aversion, especially among the  common people. A pleasing tale runs  that a gentleman, walking along a  country lane, came suddenly upon a  village boy belaboring the crushed  body of a toad with a heavy stick aud  exclaiming at each blow, "I'll lam 'e  to be a toad!" whereat the indignant  newcomer, seizing the miscreant by  his collar, vigorously applied a cane  to his legs, remarking, '"I'll larn you  to be a boy!" The popular hatred of  the toad, indeed, is of such antiquity  and is still so general as to seem ineradicable. That the creature is not  dangerously poisonous It is hopeless  to attempt to convince the ordinary  rustic. Doubtless this belief has its  origin in the acrid secretion which the  toad has the power of emitting when  disturbed or annoyed unduly and  which will cause a dog that has incautiously picked up a toad to foam  at the mouth. Again, the uncouth appearance of the creature has had much  to do with the. feeling of repulsion  with which it has always been regarded. "Squat like a toad" is the phrase  by which Milton describes the evil one  essaying to reach the ear of Eve.  Superstition, in truth, has laid a firm  hold on the toad's misshapen figure.  The belief, not only in the existence of  "toad stones," but in their efllcacy ns  a sovereign remedy for certain ills,  which is still common in parts of the  country, is of very ancient date.  "There is to be found in the heads of  old and great" toads," says Fenton,  writing in 1569, "a stone they call  borax, or stelon, which, being used as  1 rings, gives forewarning of venom."  In tbe Londesborougb collection is a  silver ring of the fifteenth century in  which one of these toad stones is set.  They were supposed always to bear  on their surface a figure resembling a  toad, being somewhat similar trinkets,  one may imagine, to tlie scaraliasus  ornament of the Egyptians. Another  early writer remarks, "A toad- stone  called"'erepandiai~tbuching~any"part  envenomed by the bite of rat, wasp,  spider or other venomous beast, ceases  the pain and swelling thereof." It  was believed that when brought near  to poison the stone sweated and changed color, thus conveying to its wearers a timely warning of danger.  It is to these peculiar amuletd thnt  Shakespeare is supposed to refer in  j "As You Like It:"  ! Sweet aro tho uses of adversity,  i Which, like tho toad, ugly nnd venomous,  Wears yet a precious jewel in his heau.     \  Is it not probable, however, that tho '  poot, being a poet, is hero alluding to  tho eye of tho toad, an object, ns all  who are ronlly familiar with the np- .  ponruneo of this humble ImtracLiiau  will ngroo, than which thoro are few .  more beautiful in nature? 1  Perhaps tho most fnmilinr superstition in .regard to toads is that, still rife,  which supposes them capable of existing for nn indefinite period In tho Into- |  rior of rocks, stones or hermetically)  sealed cavities.   Numberless "authtm-!  tic Instances" of this remarkable power have boon brought forward from  tlmo to time.    Tho following example from nn old book is typical: "In  171)3 Mr. George Wilson, a mason, met  with a tond, which ho wantonly im- ���������  -mured In a stone wall thnt ho was  then building,    In the mlddlo of tho ,  wall ho made a close cell of Hmo nnd  stono, just fit for tho magnitude of its ,  body nnd seemingly so plastered as to  prevent tho admission of nlr.   In ISOl',  sixteen years afterward, it wns found  necessary to open a gap In this wall  for n passage of carts, when the poor  .creature was found alive In Its strong-  hold.   It soomed at llrst In a vory torpid stnte, but It soon recovered animation nnd activity nnd, as If sensible of  tho blessings of freedom, made Its way  to a collection of stones nnd disappeared."   It Is known Unit toads can exist  ! for a long time without food, and It Is  generally believed that they livo to a  ! great age, and doubtless theso two pe-  eulIarliioH havo had much to do with  tho super-dlllon In regard to thoir sup-  posed penchant for n hermit's llfo, Tho  fallacy, however, was completely ex-  poM'd  by  Dean  Bucklnud,  father of  I Frank Lssoklnnd, the great naiimiiK  j who went to the trouble of test Ing the  j trull* of the theory by an oxhau-'ilre  I fioi'toq nf ni'nnvt'i*.'*'"*"      Tf *i<.-wi < n',- !,���������������  I romnrkod thnt none of !d<* vlHlni" >*ur-  j vlvod tho Ineareernllon.  In legendary ns In supers!Ittoiis lort  tho toad plays no small part, It ni'iy  not bo generally known that the n-ur.  flo-tto nf T'Viiwii v  ,.i'i,-'<    uv <M -'i 'i.,>  a loud, Thus at least run'' the i-iio,  Clovls, king of France, bore mi his banner tho device of threo toad*i,<n" "botes."  ns ihey wero called in old I reach. JJhi  hapll*m gave great umbrage to the Arl-  aim, who rebelled and ncseiulik'd it  large host against bim under lvlng  Candnt. Clovls while on Ids way tin  meet the heretics wuh g.v,nt,-i! a vi.don,  wherein lie saw In the leaven* his de-  vleo of threo toads luinicuhius'y ihiuig-  i cd into three lilies "or" on a banner  Tbe Only Oue.  "Charles," said .Miss Pnssay coyly,  speaking of her fiance, "is quite individual. He is different from otbet  men."  "Of course; he's willing to be en.  gaged to you," replied Miss Sharpe.-.  lixehange. I  The best armor, is to keep out of guqV  *bc>r.���������Haf*"'*-. j  Knrly  Knclish  Lotteries. ���������  The first lottery in England, so far-  as can be ascertained, began to be  drawn on Jan. 12, 1509, at the  west door of St. Paul's Cathedral,  and continued day and nicrht till the  6th of May. The scheme, which had  been announced two years before,  shows that tho lottery consisted of  forty thousand lots or shares at ten  shillings each, and that it comprehended "a treat number of -rood  prizes, as well as of ready money  as of plate, and certain sorts of  merchandise." The object of any,  profit that might arise' from thu  scheme was the reparation of har������  bors and other useful public works.  Lotteries did    not take their ori*'  gin in England; they wore known ia  Italy at an earlier date; but    from  the year mentioned down   to    182Q  (excepting  for a short  time follow-  ine- upon -   an act of    Queen    Anne,)  they continued to be adopted by th������  'English Government as a    source ot  revenue.    It  is difficult    to     realiza'  that  there   were  large  and  imposing  offices    in   ..London, and pretentious'  agencies in the provinces,    for    tha  sale of lottery tickets;    while darning advertisement's on walls, in new  books - and    in the    public journals  proclaimed   the desirability  of   such  and such "lucky" offices.  What Anxnyrd  I'hll May.  In    an article    on the    late    Phil  May .and his work it ia    stated    bv  one   who   obviously  knew him  ��������� well  that he was of such a kindly nature  that he was unable to say "No" for  fear of e-ivine* pain.     "He was dona  to death by a shoal of   hanerers-on,'  who sent him to his era've before ha  was.  forty broken    in    health    and   .  empty in pocket. More than one even   .,  forged his name to bills, trusting to  his  good nature  not. to    prosecute, .  and  they were right in  their calcu-1  lations.'     On one occasion    he was  shown such a bill. and, strange    to,  'sayr"l^sli^wel:l^e^"oliTm~ent.  'T'ej an-  novecl���������I'm really very  much annov-  ed;' he said quietly, as he stared   at'i  the signature: 'it's so badly done!' '*  ���������Magazine of Art.  ���������" t  Tribute- fo i> .Mnth-r.  Sir John Blundell Muplo was never tired  of telling his  friends     how  much    he owed to his mother.     He  used to say. "She was the cleverest  woman I ever knew," and he    often  reluted  tho  advice   she    gave    him  when as a boy he thought   of being  called to thc bar.   "If ever vou were  to become    Lord    Chuncellor."    sho  said,  "you would have reached    iho  end of all things in that profession./  You would have such and    such   an'  income and    such and such a    position,   which  aro  already  known     to  you.      13ut if vou go into    huaincss'.  there is no limit to vour opportunities."      Tlio boy chose his    father's  business and. as he often said, novofi  forgot his mother's advica, '  :iin Mii'Iv-ii- Hny Wlliliirne-,*.  Alfred E. Freble, a senior at Tufts  Col'l'ego, rioston, Mass., has returned  to his studies after' a trip of 11,000  mili/3 into tho Hudson Pay wilderness, 1,!200 miles of it in a canoe,  His nssistnnts on the trip were his  brolhor and Merritt Cnry. The ox*  podit'on, which was in Iho hnoruslg  of the United States Government,  was for the purpose of gntborini.  specimens of ra:e birds and mum������  mals,  The pnrtv roncre'd A thnhasca Landing, in the Province of Alberta, on  Mny H*., after n nip of 100 miles by  wagon from Edmonton, tho northern  point on the ('n-'iuliiui Pacific I tail-  rood. From there the party went  down Athabasca lliver in a canoo  wiih guides to InU* AlhabiiS'.'iy and  iU'iokh that hike to the mouth of the  Slave lliver, The course down tho  Slave h'fvor to <!ienl Slave Laka  was almost due north for about i!U0  miles, where the party arrived iho  llrst- of June,  At this point the party separated,  Preble's brother unini:,' nhne from  11 rent, .Slave Lnlw throuuh Veltow  Knife lliver to flrent Pear I,take,  while Preble hiniKnll wen I. with C'nry  down tlie MiuiK.-iwie In Mievev Iho  Nohonnl Mountains and the country  about the *\'itrKi'ii''.lii as fm- north n.i  l-'oi't 'tVi'i.:'!;-' nn,. of Ihe ll'inUm Hey  f'ompem' pc !���������������������������. Hy the f<*tir||j'- of  Jtdv  tlv- unit hern point    had    I >c?-*n  (���������fnirnv  PimI   I e -ii  f<  WliM-b    l'!i'b),i   b'Oin  great value to hmlo'.-bis  11 ���������-l  ���������l     fWn     f-pl,,  I r   bad-     nee    of  T������. .    <  t'diu;/---  Kv��������� fill! |'i in  It    Jii ,  Ciih.iiU m   ili������.  1 , i-.-ii'on!.  ,  ,      ,    f     ,  I ���������������       . ���������      .        ,      M   .���������   ,  ���������������  i;, i in-cut ly In-Ill i������ Louisville,  ','..'���������; As i gai'd.'i pri. un work  i:'.!. (Wiaila is in the foie.-  '," e i-.iim)-ui"iii������ ir:1 ui th" hu'ko  liihttttil iniiM refUi'lH aT*-ul ctcOit on  the ("acudiiin** unpaged '���������> this uork,  M'u-e   ViitiH-,  Fre<Mr~ t-'uKKfe H;:|,p (���������,������������������-.< i-,. }:.,��������� ���������  coat nt anil',  CJlinrley-Wlmt good Im fh.it? Why. t  have a coat of clotJj.~cJirn-iui-J 1'jalo  Dealer. -ffV-.-..-^ ������������������- ~, [-  C. H. TARBELL.  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NewB from all parts of tho world. , Woll writ on, original  stories, Answcra to queries 011 all suUjoctB. Articles  00 Hoalth, tho Home, Now BooIih, and 011 Work About  the Farm and Garden   lisQiiiinait & Maiiiimo Ry)1?Mai������.v./..i!.,K^B.������v.  ���������'   1  \    <i]i,38... CoUUirean  "   5 5  ������������   G 30  '������"���������*- (..  "11.38..; CoUlsuvam   "   7.-7  Ar 12.0b" Vicioi-ia  Ar 7.05  TliOiiSiind Mile and Commutation  kets on sale, yoocl ovei rail and ste,u..et  lines, ut two .mil uiu'-half ci-ms per mile.  The  Weekly I i]tE Ocean  Tho "Inter Ocean" is a'mnuilmr of tho A nooiated Protiaaud "ih r'nt tho only Wostori*  nowapayer roceiving the entire- tolographio 110*9 soivieo of the* New York Sun and  spooiftl cable ot the Now York World, lioHiilas daily reports from ovor 2,000 spfioial  oorrflBpowlenta throughout the country. No pen oan toll moro fully WHY it in tho  liKST ou earth        ,..,  B2-TWELVE-PAGR ?A?EHS-62       IHT Oni: Dollar a Vkar  Briiiiful of newH from  ovorywlu- o and  a porfeot foasr, of Mpuoial mutter   ���������_���������____���������_������ ma^aWaaaWaaWaWaaaaWaW0taaWtWette^^aW^  g,vo uui t     )ow r,lt| #)f   V2>uo ���������m,mil  Ol     110  rognUr rate of ������.��������������������������� <���������>��������� "��������� ****���������           "                   J u ,.2 m(mlhg ttwior tl.U  ninHt l������9 Mly paid ������P ������������1'������ mlvuntio.   Mwt l������ lot th������    offer           mgjg^B^UWIaWayaWaWe^iamuem '���������" ���������"���������*- -���������  THE    TJI*TI01SI_ EA."ST  BRICX WL  Hard-Burned and ordinary Bricks  |������������ Hrfcfc*.  ..:    ^ Pressed ami Or: inary.  /)r������l������ Tito-       3tn., 4������n- aml 6,n  Fire Baching ol all kinds to order.  Yards at Union Bay.  s. 3. "City of Nanaimo.  Leaves Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Na-  jia'nno, calling at ^usj-vaves, Vesuvius. Crofton, Kuper, and Thetis  I-.utncls first ami third Tuesdrys ol  each month; Fullord, Ganges, and  Fcrnwood, remaining Tuesdays in  each mouth,  Loaves Nruia.mo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Comox, connecting with s,s. Joan at  Nana'mo.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., (or  Nanaimo   direct,  connecting  with  train lor Victoria  Leaves Namnmo Thursday, 7 a.m, for  Comox and way ports,  Leaves Comox I'liday, 7 a.m., fov Nanaimo and way pons,  Leaves Nnnnimo Friday, 2 p.m.j first  nnd third Fridavs of each month to  (lange1-, remaining Fridays of each  month to Ladysmith.  LeavenG ingesor Lady-imiih Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and way ports.  VANCOUVER-***������*? B0UTB  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays. _  Sail', front Wmrmtver after arrival or L.  \\\i. Train Na 1. daily except Sun-  days, at 1 |> m.  TIMK TfVm.W EFFK0T1VB  "MW. 1������t. WM-  VIOTOBIA TO WELLINGTON.  No.2-U������������y. Ka.l-ftj^V  A.M. '  {Jv  1' ?') VlrtntU l-������  4-00  .V ������ -28 ] Coldntrewn  "   *������������������������  H0.24 Koenig't "   ������������  ���������* lt.CK). .Dunwm'i    "  BW  ."12,35,. .N-Mtdmi  -'   "-������7  Ar 1S.V.*.. Wi������tti������������fc������ A'- 7n'**  WF.T,T.1**CW ���������>/ TO VICTORIA.  No. 1-lM.l *��������������� 3-������������������"*������y  % If A������M-  r������������.  8.00 Wcllingtoo M*4 00  o   8,20 Nawilmrt  *'  4 13     (1  St. Aiiti'a S'C-fOOL  QUAM1CHAN,   li. C.  *A Moat ding School for girl**, with department lor orphans, pleasantly located  a ee miles from Duncans Station.  Primary and Preparaton Knglwh Cimiiso.  '' . r    ^ ��������� ��������� Coinpeteni   Instmciors .for   i'ii\no   and  Suecial train" and *le.imcrs for h.xcur- r , ,  nptLhii Needle-work.   Cutunf-- and .rutins* also  Diis and 1 educed r lies for parties may ���������     .,..*"..      ,.       "     .  -"'������������������i ������������������"-��������� ' " ,    '���������      ... .u��������� taught.   Hoard and 1 union, $9 a month.  For particulars, address���������  SISTER SUPERIOR, ;  ..-.     .   ,      .���������������������������������������������  J.  T-ouhiilein JV^t.  I.   O.   F.  sioik-., ..,,...   he arranged  for on  application  to the  Traffic Manager.  'Ihe Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice",s<earners  failing dales and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tifkets on Sale from  and to" J m,,,  all Stations, good lor going journey Sat-     QOUHT DOMINO,   0518,   rrit'CiB  uidiyand  Sunday, rciunfmg not later j the liistMoiiday ituhc month  than Monday, in the K. oi P. Hall.  Gko.L. Couiitnky, ��������� ._   .Visuiug Brothroit inyited.  TralVic iVIanagov.  17m i2b'  __**S!'5t' ������������������'   ^lawr."***! F/_l& *-5fr I 8  - -Mj ��������� >: pii'i?f!i,r .^^���������-^���������'vraif - .f.  ,c(.^^'y.%*tvi-'' ���������.-4tKI^V;A' ���������'  ���������'*'������������������     v.<       -. ������������������ i ���������-...,-���������', - '.  '. ^A  ������' -Hh /-        0       ��������� --*���������"      '���������*'  .<%.(. .' .-.<- '���������--*���������  ���������^������������������ti-mm-������������w*t-������ui--������*i*������������  3E THE  CUMBERLAND NEWS.  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B..ANDERSOS,     **      *" "       M<5R  Tho oomiuiu of The Skwh **��������������� dp"* to all  j  ������ii��������� wish to axpr������H-i ihoreiu views o    ma  tors of public liii-rcai. *   .  While we do uot hold ourselves re   in<*i-  l������le for the utterance* of ooire-.f*'-d*'-u--- we  o.orva the r ghb of decliuiug to iasers  o nuianioatioiia uuuu-jessurily personal.  ~TUESDAY,JUNE21, 1904  OOOQO 0(;OOOOOOOOOuOf  Chunett to .Join, a Ciuto ThatJVIU  Mulie ami Save ]Wron->y f������p lgo*i.  EverybodyshouWJo.'u (lie Mutual iA-s:.-:-^- J!u  OtaOl-iibol Aruericn.   m-ossife I'-oiia'-n-T riso li'-c i  Telegraphic News   o _  .London, 15ih Despatch from  Tokio this afteruoiin pays a naval  engagement .s now in ij-ogrets in  the Korean Straits heiWt-un .he  'Russian eruit-crs whion esuapi'd  fiom Vladivosiok and a number of  Japanese crui.-ers. No de ails have  yet been received.  St Petersburg,   14th---The Em-  pern.' has received the foliowinj*:--  A  battle    heyan   at noi>n  tu-day  aro aid ihe Ru.-t-ian  pwsition  four  miles youth of \V.'dan   lloon.   The  enemy made lepealKl   attacks and  attempted to drive in our left'flank  The attack  was  repulsed  and   we  regained our  position.     The  fiist  regiment that    occupied    the   left  flank of our posiii'in   sus'ained  severe losses.    Its c mmai der,  Col.  Khavubuuiioff   and   Lieut.   Nano-  ohinnkv were  killed  and  Genenil  GerngrifS was w-iiii ded.    Tbe en-  em* 'e losses are not known but aie  thought to have been heavy.  New York,   15th���������500  persons,  mostl    children,   perl-hed  to-day  by the burning  ot the --xcur.-iou  steamer Gene', al "-Jlucum near lie.l  Gate in the east river.     The Slo-  eum, which bad <-n hoard   tbe  annual Sunday  School  exi uivi^n  of  St    Mark's      Gi-iman     Lutheran  Church  of  this t*it*.,  w.is 0'i   hei  tvty   up   ihe  river  io a  rt-^or   oi  , 1.0ii������ IsUi.d  ."mui d.   , Wbeii  just,  off about" 12o h   ���������- reft 'pi**"**.'  s <>������  hnvtt ������-.uv smoke aim tlniiie-- s-jM'iiu  instruments at suecwl out prices. I* socun.-���������> n-  duced rate3 at m."av hotels. It answers <jnep*.*'>v.3  freoo*charge. Jtbffera scholi'rsir'psa-ilvaiir-  tole ccsh prizes to members. It, lua'-'iaiisi club  roonislu mnny citios for itsinemfccrg. In ccUVik-r.  ovsiy member i'eoeives tho official xnnsf.siu'i kvii-  Itled " Kv-ry Month'* ainibllcatlou In aelasu toy  itsalf ,'i-cluuins? fiploees of "llgh-ciasa vocal sine* instrumental music (full sice; each month wltho-ti*.  me!--.'! elmrse: 73piPoea lac-ayearlaall. VOU  rut* C'i-.V ALT-01? XHESiS Bil^liFlTS KCr. iL-  J*03'J" .NOTHING.        ._     .,   _    ,���������    ������������������    ,  Ihe full yearly membership fee IsOno, Jlol'pr i <*r  which yea gut ������li a'jovo, a."d you wi:y wil*i-  Omiw Hity tltno wUhlw tS>i-ea want '.,>. If you  want to do so and pet y������yv ."'j-Uac L.-.tK. ii yci  doa'l care to spend $1.00, e������ni 25 cm-ih lor tlirco  O  ov  ���������>���������*%���������:  - 1 *  ���������vo.;  ^I>TX)  o  o  r-r  O  O  o  o  O"  ���������iff  iscnli freo of charge, but If-yon aro wioo 5ou irlllf  send in your request tnv m������?.:nVra5".ij) v.ltli the  proper feoacor.ee. Tho 25 cts. threo months men\������  boruhlp offff will eoon shanptP.   Vi'ri: o ai onco ad-  drfcSniucvcur lot "or aivl enclosing 5!.fl0 for full  ! year's Membership or twenty-live gimU. foi: tlirt'o  lv.r.iit-lm ^o '  MWTIJAJ". .tlT-RKA-l*".? NV^OCJLVTi  , Ko.""*'      "    '"   **  -"���������'���������'"-  fi-|})fryW������!fT'H*J-MBg*  No. l(*OKiXRun.Tiiiii.,N. "S".tilljr.  MMMHigi-r-irmi-ittg*-.-**^^  ���������jficsci  o  o  o  o  o  o.  .-v  - -w  Shi.       .jo * *  si ���������&*������.-.u.- Ms-. Br.������*��������� a  I am   prepare.d   to  furnish ^iviish R l^s  and do Terimin*?' at  reasonable rai.es.  Si),  KILPATRlCK  6 Cumberland ^  OOOOOOC(H)OOOoQOOOO()  Sri  ii- i.  '*i.c-i: ���������.<rj..__..c  .i-ji ji������i   .   ijj-   - >f   ~ir   -cj-ii*. _**-j ^     .;.m  SsF-"--! -.���������V33G*     *���������������    --"-"C! A'^. irf������  f- -i-^ii! i-_i.i:taK       *-������.,ji-C--* -' |''j;5j^  r?| Now in its ."8th Vc-r l.Sp  f.rS The Ua-JiT*'-ml-.-.r-; ri.';--:i.-u cf the |oj-  ���������V -������-o-M, w-th t! 2 ;-"-pr.  i.odi'.t.:..! siJf _.JjS  S'.j or -,-v tirhrlM". r,.L '.!c:.'. . i. v. S  B'r.  Our fee returned if we fail. Any one sending sketch and description of  any invention wii'l promptly receive our opinion free concerning the patentability of same. "Iiow to ootain a patent" sent upon request. Patents  secured through us advertised for sale at our expense.  Patents taken out through us receive special notice, without charge, in  The Patent Record, an illustrated and widely circulated journal, consults  hy Manufacturers arid Investors.  ��������� Send for sample copv FRE������.    Address,"  VICTOR *#, EVAN9 & COe,  {Patent Attorneys,)  , *? -ft?.  1, De Ce  ���������gz'-'asffigsa^^  p.--;t-ir-:'e0  Pacii-i  r.n'Asi  mm  TRACE f...rtfiK*a  r-ecsrCKi",  ,     COPVrJJC'/" -���������  dr.  Anvor.o sandlnff as'iOtcli n-.d dr>ucrip:i"ii ina*  quic!';!viu,oe:L:ihi, "roe, wliet-ljur an h-vcut, on is  probiitily iiatO'it:������i)Io.   CnuiiJiuii'-c-itioai ni.ict'-'  runiidcntial. O'cloi't scene} fursocii'^u,! *������������������..���������!.;'  in America.   W������ have a Wasl-maton o:'loo.  Patents tiilson through  Munn ������r t:o. vet-oivo  S^uuiiU uotico in the  SOSEMTlFiG AKERIGAN,  'beantiful'y llluatr-iteij. lnrcer-t clrrcUtios r>t  anvsoibuiiiic (iinrn;i;,-K-peI;!y, ten.'.s;,. i'l :t yea':  S*1.50 ei.v UKii.-ths     Spei'lir.":! CT'f" ii.vl IiAJLi]>  BwiK ok i,.v,",:s"*������ i-   itiiv.c.    uiif.  ���������;  P ���������':<.;    "    .V    I"'  ���������������������������8?-   U. -���������., Civudten. M  *,V "   Th-3 -jour.--AL   r--;i  Is   -Mi������---?-rc_-.-l!������r.$fe:eO. ^       . , P���������k  ���������- E-i.--r!.j copies, l!'oo-,,,:Pc**q fv* -t-oo*  ���������'Catalo'-va. .. V ���������..���������   ;-.  T'liE Et-'-i'sHKRii-r; aTid *y!::*:*!C,'out������M.  '-������������������" 20'1 ofoaoway, t'ev; -. art  itr,.'  *-'������������������������  Ear  "������Q  .p;,  p.?. -  ���������'. ������B'_  ������������������' ������?-������������������  ; ^ M ������S r������ W w va K '^ t* rr a- ir: ts in rjfl 30 ffl  ! - ��������� ������-��������� .��������� *_i Vj, _ u ������* U> ������H M I tt -'_ wi A OJ (tt a  .Tiiuni -3f IS"/J.-"������-.-��������� ���������  ���������-. *a t> a; j-. J- vu v* &��������� .->*'*  MyJAyer^tSiyi;'  jtlf_Tfir-t^-i..^yn*T'""fiMi ������I*T*III  Not  ce.  Hiding on locomotives and rail  way cars of the Union Colliery  Company by any person >r per  sons���������except trnin ciew���������is strictly  probibiled. Employee? nr'e sub-  ieet' to dis-niissitl for allowing same   , ���������   ,.       ,,,   .,    | B" order  ed sterner. '   A  P"1*"  ^il^'-(1 ft"  the lion.. . ,     ������������������   i . H... i .' '\      i-lie  crowds of   hi* fi'i'iAard   d".*k,   piUiit:.'  stricken, negnu io jump  iv.e-boarii  or to crowd m liie ar-cr pw".   ��������� i   'n ���������  h >at.     Th- scivnins uf tbv lerriiieil  pasoenjcrs co.ud tie heard un tiioie  and hu 'drids oi small   ho. s  vwni  to the rc-s.uc.     0   lug  m-o   u.-k.  on either side of  the channel at  this  point   it,    was   'mpi'S.-ihle  Lo  beach Uio vessel,      Tbe   ci plain  stuck to hi*-'  i o-iiion  and su-e ed  the ves-el  siutit-ht   '.tiiough  Hell  Gate 'furNo'th  liioihei I-dund and  there sho wt-nt i..-iu.r������  in M>e  shallow waU:r,    500 feet ������.f opijM w-iler (  lay betwi'nn   thu buminp   sUmnier  and tbe Awo nnd   many   persons  perishetl eii.-i'i" i i Hit- \valer  or- on  tho burned   ves.-er ihwai- ,^he  wut-  heaohod.      Th     stea ..er   cairicd  more  than   2.t)wU   jicboi'is.     The  lie era! iSloei.m if the".-lnrgeat  ex-  cur ion S'l-nin'-ri   ' 1v-^h vsaters a, d  Oftu ciiry 4 UOO passengers.     Last  rep i t i- that ���������*". leasi 000 persons  heve ber-n burr.ed.  Her po iti n nun.e it impoesiblefor  ti'Ose oh  board  io leach  11 .volhot'  I>lnnd.     I s w (if y or a hundred  j-t-'re'-ins, mostly ������.\omun and children, jump over bun i (I, ,  Most of die  throng we'iv on  die hurri an deck  when w������- plainly hhw a poi'tmn of  il collap-e--nr ny ron-at bav been  ki.letl iiiHtaudy      The flames o ���������  i^inalcd on the forward part of tho  Iwat. Almoin, iii.-iiintly I'l^Koni* who  occupied plno^on the forward dock  Ivganio juuipKvoibuard.   Captain  William VunieohioU, who con mnnd.  ed ihe Slooum, has been arreuted,  The   firo   slur ed   in . tho  hii.ch  conn lor on the forward part of the  boat.   When the alarm wan spread  among the paBr-engeru the hurrioai o  deck-WHH c owded and it collaprcri,  Many uf them were prccii it.iiori into the woiliing furnace below   ).d  ronsied to death.    Many of thebo  bodies reoovorod are horribly burned.    Wreckers Bay it will be hnuir  Uforc th-k fir" In ih.- hold of the  boat b oiit'and th������ bodies thero recovered,  Tho Slocum burned to tho  wai������r������ edge.    Ruth   firemen and  wreokerB Buy the greatest losRof life  extending into hundredB will  bo  found in the bold,  Jlaiiaser.  Cumberland  - COli.' DUNSMUIR AVENUK  AND     SECOND     STREET.  CUMBERLAND   B. C.  Mils. J. H. Pikkt, Proprietress.  When in Cumberland be  sure  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel,  First-Class   Accomodation for tiansient and permanent boarders.  Sample Rooms and   Public Hal  Run in Connection with  Hotel  irTfe^f?orn=$l".00*ie=-$a-T00=per��������� day  __f-������w������t<tt-u������^ar"rcsii.^--3*J������ ami,-*��������������������������� -rr"'"���������**"'  Great   Clubbing    Ojfer  w,teueemi.MiiiMmmammeammm.u^  ���������HTMIS PAPER and the Illustr.iiecl Weekly NorthWLST Farm and  I-IoaiJi publishfil at North Yiikima, Wash., wiih branch offices at  Si^attle, Wabh., Poiil.uid Oregon, and Vancmivcr, H.C, will be seulone  year for $2.50. The, NokTHWKST Farm nnd Homk is the third oldest  agricultural paper in America, h was established in 1S47. Ali Jann-  ers meetings, fairs and market reports are published in full. Every  department is replete with matter that is adapted to the-local conditions  prevailing in the New Northwest. Dair> inj-, Live Stock Breeding,  Fruit-growing, Poultry Raising, Hook-keeping, The Household Young  People's page, The Grange, etc., are among the regular departments.  The price of that weekly is $2 a year by iiielt, bui we club our paper and  the Northwest Farm and Home tor $2.50 a year.  This is the mosr comprehensive Farm and Horticultural  paper it has been our fortune '.o receive. It is of inestimable  value to the Fanner, Stockraiser, Orchardist, Ueekeeper and  o'hers....     ... ���������������������������������������������.               ������������������������������������'       ������������������'���������'���������        ������������������������������������  HFS-T8 MRSIMS-  3009 Westminster Road  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees..   ..  TU-ODODKKhKONS,   HOBI'S,   GRKKK-  miUSJ! AND II.VHMY PLANTS  1101110 Urowi' ,". d 11 port *1.  Do you intend buying a rifle or  pistol? U so, get the best  which is a  Rifles range- in price from $-1.00 to  ������75.00. For large and small game,  also for target practice. 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But I could never reconcile it to my conscience to surrender her to the care of a .wicked  man, and as I have" told you, 1  hope���������God forgive me if it is a wicked hope���������I hope that he is dead. If  not, if she M'ero ever to see him  again, I am quite sure, in the state  of health in 'which she is, that the-  j-h'oc'k Would either kill her, or drive  her to raving madness. She was  mad once, many years ago���������at the  nme. After it had all happened she  was completely insane for three  months. It is best perhaps to tell  you this. Shall you be afraid to  stay with us, Freda?"  Poor Miss Barbara, her trial was  indeed a sore one! I kissed and comforted her, and told her I would  never leave her as long as vshe and  Kllihor required my services.  The stern-featured but soft-hearted'  woman wiped away a few tears, and  bade 'God bless me, ere she wished  me good-night.  CHAPTER XXIV.  We had a very severe winter at  Kaneton Scars that year; a long,  hard, dry frost, and then a heavy  fall of snow, that lay for weeks upon the face of the earth like a great  soft white winding-sheet.  Ellinor had completely recovered  from her attack of illness, and there  had been,no repetition of it, neither  had she Spoken again about' her supposed marriage. She had also either forgotten to show me her ' wedding-ring, or else had changed her  mind;"about" doing    so���������at any rate  cer-  she had never alludedto-it "again-  The only reference she had made to  her past was one day when I had  como suddenly into the drawing-  room, and called her by her name.  "Oh! here you are, Ellinor!" I had  Bald, for I had been looking for her  in her own bedroom.  "Ah!" she said dreamily, "it is always Ellinor now. Once, a long  timo ago, somebody called me Nell,  his ,, little Nell! Don't you think  Nell is a much prettier name than  Ellinor. Freda?"  "No, dear, I think Ellinor is a  beautiful old English name," I answered, lightly.  She sighed, and did not answer  me. That was her "nearest approach  to tho dangerous subject which it  was my duty to her sister to prevent her as much as possible from  dwelling upon. !  One morning, when the snow had .  been upon the ground for nearly ten  days, ono of the maids camo in and  told Miss Barbara that Thompson,  the gardener, tho only��������� malo being  about the promises, desired to speak  to her at onco,  Miss Barbara went out of tho  room. Ellinor and I roso from tho  broalcfast-tablo, and went into tho  drawing-room. There, standing idly  at a window that looked to the side  of tho house, watching tho robins  pocking up tho crumbs wo had  thrown out to them, I was surprised  to soo Miss Barbara, In thick clogs,  and with a shawl thrown hastily over her head, plodding her way by  thc side nf Thompson through the  thick snow, .  To my ustonlFhmont, thoy pushed  through f-nn'-*��������� laurel bushes in Iho  shrubbery, heavy with snow, and  which .scatter' d a whlto f-hower over  Wins Barbara's back as who stooped  under them aid disappeared, Presently they both ronppoarod throtieh  tho Kiinio narrow opening, and pnsi-i-  ed down ihe swept path, on llie  drive, out 1hrouf.',h tho front gate,  wherci they must have remained puf-  Kldn the walls for nearly (.��������� n minutes,  .lust then ' "Klll-nor called tne lo  come unci five'"my opinion upon ihe  condu t of Samuel,  in putting     Iho  ���������info'VI'milte   A-ril,������   tO   dentil,   i'f'/T   bo  bad,'fhi'Ught'ihut "tho bitternew of  dont.h  w.ifi  int.''  "I don't think it wm* very kind m  Mm, do you, Fi'edn'.'" she fnlil, referring lo the open Bible before her.  J ill,    Out    >> e   lIK'    ll'.U    Uu.v    u������u   Ui  ���������:. - -J .':.'.-. i    v  '.*."  ' ���������",.,i"', T ,'tii'l">4i*- ih.'it we-* It, And  perhn) n he had d-v-ervod punishment  in some otli'-i- way; lie had been cnn-l  to  r-omc    vvoinnn,  perhnp'*,    as  that  en* ���������>.,,.,    V"--,'������������������    -n    mn        i* " t\    ll-eri,      ot  court-, he deserved  to be killed,"  I liiiif.li at her qtie-r way of bringing    thin-*!"   liojiin  lo her own  life,  mid nuked hi-r if '-he thnueht ihocnh-  xjian der-ened to be kill <l.  loo,  "There   in   nothing   to laugh   at,  Fl'dl,"     th.O     Mil    IV   )������������������'!,      ;Ti-;IV,.Jys       "t  don't trouble toy Iviul about  yth'iJV  rn'nin-i      B "  I  !e,,u- vni-" well t tifl  ('.ltd    will     "'i'J'1 h   iihu,   und  reW.ifVl  you." '.*"'  This    quaint    dba-ssion,    arming  from the story of Ag������g, had so dl-  vwfod my thought! from Miss Dur  ham, and her unprecedented expedition across the snow, that I had!  forgotten all about it, until a few j  minutes later, happening to cross,  the hall, I met' her coming in at the ,  front door, with a face as white^as  the snow behind her.  "Come in here, Freda," she said  in a ��������� queer j choked voice. "I want j  fo speak to you." She drew me into her little sanctum, half boudoir  and half study, where she transacted  all, her daily business, and locked the j  door.  "What is the matter?" I asked in j  surprise, as I helped to divest her of ;  her wet shawl and overshoes.  . She   looked not  white,  but  ashen  gray,  frightened  as  if she had seen  a ghost,  and she trembled in   every  limb.  There was a medicine chest In the  corner V of the room. I ran to it,  and poured her out some sal volatile, which I made her swallow,  "For heaven's sake what is; it���������  what has happened?" I asked,  alarmed in my turn at the sight of  her evident agitation. ,  "You saw that Thompson came to  speak to me?" she said, as soon as  she, was sufficiently recovered.,to be  able to speak. "Well, it appears  that he discovered' quite early this  morning that there were footprints  in the snow, fresh footprints coming  from under the shrubbery bushes,  against the wall straight up to the  house. I have just been out to see  for myself, and they go from the conservatory, right up to "the wall; then  I went outside the wall, and there  are the footprints again, coming  from a long way off, across the  snow; and stopping short at our  wall, exactly corresponding to the  place within the walls where they  reappear. The bushes grow rather  close to the wall. I have ordered  -Thompson���������to-cut���������them���������down���������this-  morning. Freda, a man got over the  wall last night, and came up to the.  house!"  I was rather surprised that Miss  Barbara, who was, as I had always  imagined her to be, a strong-minded  little woman, should be so terribly  upset and frightened by the alarm-  common enough, I have no doubt, in  lonely neighborhoods���������of a thief wandering round the house in the night.  "Oh! don't be frightened, Miss  Barbara," I said, reassuringly. "The  thief, whoever he is, did not get in.  You know how strong this old house  is, how thick the walls are, aiid how  well barred-up and shuttered are nil  tho windows, -No one could get In,  I. believe, and nothing has been stolon, J.f you J'eol nervous let us send  to.tho police station at Kaneton, and  ask them to send us out a couple of  men for a few days to protect us.  But no doubt since the bm-glar was  unable to affect an entrance, he will  not. trouble us with another visit,"  Miss Barbara continued to rock  herself backwards and forwards in  her cliair, in an uncontrollable distress of mind. v  "Oh! my dear," she said, with a  sort of groan, "you don't understand, It is no burglar���������oh! how I  wish it wero!-���������that I could .bollovo  it for a moment. Do you suppose a  whole gang of thieves would frighten  me in this way? But it ia not a  thief,"  "Not a thief?" I echoed in surprise, "Why what elso could it bo,  Mihs Barbara? No honest person  would como climbing over people's  walls, and wandering round their  liouso at dead of night. Who elso  could It be but a thief?"  "Oli! my dear girl���������my story is  only hull' told. Look horo at what I  have found."  She held out hor hand, which sho  had kept chisi-'d upon her knees, and  "���������bowed mo what alio had hitherto  concealed from mo,  It wns a small bright object. I  tool; it from her and examined It,  nnd found Una it, was tho broken  hall' of n solid mid rather handsome  gold sleeve-link.  "Tel! mi������ your opinion,'"'sho said,  watching mo rmxiDiisly ns I turned it  over nnd over in my finger'*, "Toll  mi' what you think'. That sleovo-  llnk never belong,.!! -,,, a t|,|cf| |<  \t0.  illllll."  I snid, mnfiKtirlngly,  Wick to    her.     ''No  ���������   .     ���������    ���������i-.'fv-'i     *o    u  n    11-,if      ,... v     V;,ve  stolon It, and probably hi\u done no  In this com. Whoro did you find  it.y"  "Just at the foot of tho wall ot  I Lis n|di������; it inusi  hnve broken olt   im  lie  M'l'lllllMHMl   (loV.'ll,   till!    i'l*wla,     J'Otl  niuHt. noo now what frightens; mo. It  Ir that man come to look for Ellinor !"  It was In vain that I fried to  soot ho and lo cmnfort her, to nssuro  her that, nothing was moro unlikely,  no supposition could bo more wild  and improhnbt*. The notion had  taken llrm root In her mind thnt our  midnight visitor was her sister's  false lover and none other, nnd no  words of mine had tho least effect in  ���������baking her conviction.  experiment taking her out or a country inn.  To all appearance, Elizabeth���������that  in tracing her 1 Was ^er name���������did her duties quietly, and was likely to retain V her  place. I did not, of course, take any  particular notice of her.  It was about this time, however,  that something unusual in the girl's  manner suddenly arrested my attention. She flushed up quickly if any  one spoke to her, and started if one  came across her unexpectedly about  the house. And once I met her in  the dusk going along- the passage  outside my bedroom, carrying something in her hands over which she  hastily flung her apron as I approached. Tho house, as I have  Baid before, was old and rambling,  and many of the rooms were uninhabited and unfurnished. Tho two  sisters slept in adjoining rooms, with  Ellinor's maid beyond them at one  side oi tho house, and my bedroom  "i   am    certain of   it���������quite  tain," she kept on repeating.  "Buti dear   Miss    Barbara,    what  motive could he have  out?"  "What motive? Why, to regain possession of her, of course."    ,  "But is it likely," 1 argued, "that  after all these years he should suddenly endeavor to find hor, now that  her first youth is    past���������that illness  "What can you mean, Miss Clifford?" she interrupted, angrily. "My  sister's beauty is. as great as it ever  was. I have never met any woman  so lovely as she is!"  ��������� To her sister poor Ellinor, in . all  her faded, woe-begbne pallor, was as  faultlessly lovely at eight-and-twenty  as at" eighteen. I could not help being touched by the? devotion which  could see 119 flaw in its idol.  "Yes, that is true," I said, humbly,  feeling  sorry  that I had  unwittingly offended   her on so tender    a : was Quit������ at the opposite extremity,  ���������subject; "but still you havo describ-, There was a door at tho   end of the  ed him as such a heartless villain." j passage whpre I slept, which led into  "Ah! he may have heard that she  has come into a little money lately.  I told you, I think, that iny    uncle  had left me this house, and his little  fortune was divided equally between  Ellinor and myself. If that miserable 1  man has heard of this,-'' it would  perfectly account for his being anxious to claim -the poor child, he will  pretend that he married her, so that  he may get hold of the money she  has come into now."  Further arguments were wasted upon her. Miss Barbara stuck to her  own opinion persistently, and, refused to listen to any of my fai* more  reasonable theories  a room used as a lumber-room,  which had been in old days a passage into the chapel now ruined, and  there was still a. door at the'further  end, outside which were the broken  Btono steps, down which one might  scramble, if so disposed, on to the  floor of the now grass-grown chapel.  In this room were kept old furniture  and boxes, and no doubt a miscellaneous collection of rubbish of all  kinds. When I had arrived at ICane-  ton Scars, my box, after it had been  unpacked, was taken in there. One  day I had occasion to want a leathern strap which had fastened my traveling-rugs, and I thought    it must  One .immediate result of the night [nave been left inside my box. I went  occurrence was that she instantly j to tho door of the lumber-room in-  stopped our daily'walks, and that' tending to fetch, it myself, but, to  the place was put in a condition of my surprise, I found it locked,  siege. Workmen appeared the next) I called out to Elizabeth, who hap-  day, and in spite of the hard weath- pened to be in my bedroom, and ask-  er the wholo length of the gray wall ��������� ed her for the key.  was speedily garnished with a most; "I want to find a strap I fhave  alarming looking "cheveaux , de- mislaid," I said,  frise" of iron spikes, that, like the  flaming swords of the Garden of Eden, turned every way, and brandish  ed their formidable points in every  direction. The entrance-gate was  kept locked and barred day   as   well  The girl seemed rather confused:  She said she thought Miss Fairbank  had taken they key away, and she  would ask her for it.  Miss Fairbank had gone out driving, and about a quarter of an hour  as night, and Ellinor was told that; afterwards, long before she came in,  I went up to my room    again    and  found the strap lying upon my dress-  Ioi,jj,'s to a j-ein 1  "tVot lit all,"  as I handed it  1  .' 1 *   ���������������       . ���������  ���������  |ivir,tll-YV|'in.    *M||  there were some gypsies, evil-looking  characters, about the country, arid  that it was safer to confine Our  walks for the present to the garden.  The snow disappeared, and with it  the footprints which had    so    much  alarmed   Miss    Barbara,    and    that j  JL&dy_ seemed   bo   degrees to recover ;  her    usual equanimity of    mind.     I j'  could see that she was still watchful, j  for every night she went round    the  premises and inspected the fastening  of every door and window    in    the j  house herself; but as days    went  by '  and nothing further happened,    and  no fresh    alarm by night    or    day,  occurred,    she gradually relaxed    in  hor vigilance, and her   extraordinary  fears appeared to be quieted.  As for myself I had always regarded her terrors as the wildest and  most unlikely fancies of her own  imagination, so that I very soon dismissed the whole incident of tho  thief and his mysterious footprints  entirely from my mind,   ,  Things woro in this condition at  Kaneton Scars when an incident  suddenly happened to myself so extraordinary and so unaccountable  that,, although I carefully kept, it to  myself, judging it worse than useless  to alarm Miss Barbara by imparting  to her my discovery, it had tho effect of making me take a far more  serious view of tho appearance of  thoso'strange footprints than I hnd  hitliQi'to done,  Jt happened that one day as I was  thinking of going up to my room in  the usual way, up the wide1 oaken  staircase which led from the entrance hall, I found my progress barred by a carpenter, who had bpen  sent,for to repair one of tho stops  which had got broken, 1 found tho  man, tool-basket and all, knoeling  across tho stairs, hammering away  with all his might, with his back  turned towards mo. Sooner than dls- |  lurb him I ran down again, along a  passago at tho bottom of the houso  to a small spiral back staircase seldom used, and which lod from tho  conservatory door up to tho landing,  whoro my Uodroom was situated.  Hunning lightly up the stairs, which  were but dimly UghUcI, I caught  night of a small glittering object irt  tlio corner ot one at tho steps, I  pinked it tip, and carried it to tho  UgJit.  It was a broken gold sloovo-link!  With a strange terror at my heart,  I rushed into Wis*- Barbara's room,  tore open tha il rawer of her writing-  table, anil nought for tho Half of  the eiihi link sho had idiowcd 1119  the Morning of tho dlscovory of tho  foot-prints. 1 fitted them to each  olher, They corresponded exactly,  The man', then, who had dropped  the' liim half of bin sleeve-link    near  llv.   ���������.���������-.It   mil'-Mo     lifirl      rlrn'iiw.rl      1\ici  Heromi half Inside ihe house I  CHAl'TEll XXV.  Parly In tho winter before tho  heavy i'ii 11 of kikiw, there had been it  t*OKiu, cimrigo in the noiiHt'tmiii, A  new umlor-housetnaltf had come, and  nt the tlmo of hor arrival,-Miss Fair-  bank had remarked to mo that whs  raw a south-country woman, and  that sho had takea her from the Inn  at Kaneton, where, howover, she had  only been two months, as sho did  not care to ������tay th^ro, but wished  to got into a lady's >*<'i".'ii-i������. 1 rv-  memher that Miss Barbara remarked  to nw that she hoport the girl would  do, that sho spciru-d 'llling and respectable! but that it was rot hor nn  ing-table.    Curiosity induced mo   to  go again to the lumber-room   door.  It was locked.  It was evident that Elizabeth    had  the key in her own possession,    and.  had gone in and found my strap, arid I  had j-elocked the door after taking it j  outT   "     "        "'  I said nothing to anybody about  this any more than I had done about  that broken sleeve-link ' which I had  found a few days ago; but it was  evident to me that something unusual had occurred, or was going on  still in the house, and that Elizabeth was cognizant of it.  It came into my mind that she  might be one of a regular organized  gang of thieves, of whom tho thief  who had got over tho wall during  tho snow-fall was one, and that possibly she was daily stealing our property little by little, and storing it  up In the empty lumber-room. Everything seemed to point to this  theory being a correct one, excepting in ono all-important particular.  I could not discover that anything  of any kind had been lost by one  inmate of tho house.  I determined not to,' frighten Miss  Barbara by revealing any of my discoveries or my" alarms, but carefully  to watch things for myself, ������������������'  For a fow days all went on quietly. I could notice nothing unusual  in any respect. Tho door of the  lumber-room remained locked, and  Elizabeth went about tho house as  usual.  Ono night, however, I remained up  vory lato in Miss Barbara's bod-room  talking over many things���������over Elli-  nor's story and hor gonoral health;  and I had been tolling her something too���������not much, for I am not  given to making confidences���������of my  own history.  Tho servants had all gone to bod,  ond no one was stirring as I wont  Up to my room, Suddenly I noticed  that the door of tho 4umber-room  was ajar!  I am not physically vory bravo a*������  a rule, but Town that my curiosity  on this occasion qtilto got the better  of my fears. J. felt convinced that I  should Iind Elizabeth inside, disposing of hor stolon goods, I should  catch har in hoc own traol  Shading my candlo with my hand  I crept cautiously to tho door, pushed It Boftly open���������not without u  beating heart���������,and looked In.  Tho room was abHolutoly empty.  There was a pile of boxes nnd lumber at one end, and one largo trunk  was pulled out from tho iv.*������t, and  covorod ovor with an old horsecloth; an empty tumbler and a plate  containing somo fragments of food,  and fuiiw cutlet bones���������l swifily recollected that wo'had cutlets for dinner in tne uiutng-i'oum���������bi,uuu uu .i.e  whilst making these observation*,  nnd now noticed suddenly that tIndoor at tho further ond, which lad  out only on tho broken stttps In Ihe  rutin (1     nh^pM    irii������   n1������o   unfiist erted  and was swinging gontly backwards  and forwards with the wind���������of  courso it was tho draught from this  outer door which had blown open tho  inner door into tho houso.  It struck mo suddenly that Elira-  bflth wns no bur-jlnr In disguise, but  that sho simply pilfured tho good  things thnt r������m������������ out of the dlninj?-  ryoio and broiiftht them up hero to  ������nt them at her leisure. With this  now theory on tho subject I retreated to my own room, carefully closing all tho open doors, and by somt  instinct ot self preservation, born of  nervousness, locking my own bedroom door upon myself for further  security.  The next morning when Miss Barbara came out of the kitchen, after  ordering dinner, she called me into*  her sanctum, with a face full of annoyance.  "All the servants are in a commotion," she said. I am so angry  with them all, I have no patience  with them! The cook declares sho  saw a ghost last night, and is sitting in hysterics in the kitchen,"  "A ghost! What Bort of a>  ghost?"  "I am sure I don't know; they  were all talking at once, and all declaring they would none of them goto bed to-night. I told cook I would  throw a pail of cold water over her  if she did not leave off screaming,  and that threat did stop her hysterics!" added Miss Barbara, grimly.  "She must have dreamt it," 1  Baid, musingly; "of course it is ail  nonsense."  "Of course; but as soon as she-  could speak she declared solemnly  'upon her Bible oath,' she said,  that she; was wide awake, and heard  footsteps going along the passage-  that sho thought Miss Ellinor might)  be ill'., and something be wanted, so  she got out of bed and lit her candlu  and opened the door, and thero sho  saw a tall figure, wrapped in a long  dark cloak disappearing at the further end of the passage, that would  be toward your room, Freda!"  Miss Barbara laughed as she said  this, but she looked very much annoyed.  ,, "There they all stood, tho idiots!  round her, with their teeth chattering as if? they would tumble out of  their silly heads, shuddering like tt  parcel of geese!"  "And what did Elizabeth say?" I  asked.  "Elizabeth?���������Oh! by-the-way, she  was the only ono who 'showcdi any  sense at all. Sho laughed at the"  whole thing, and told the cook she  had been dreaming of her sweetheart. I think sho seems a sensible  girl, that Elizabeth."  I was silent for a minute pondering over many things.  ,1 was trying to put two and two  together in my mind, but found tho  task a harder one than that mathematical." puzzle is generally supposed  to be.  "Of courso it is all rubbish!" continued Miss Barbara, impatiently  and irritably. "And if they don't  like to sleep in my house,' I am sure  they are quite welcome^to go "buC of"  it. But what worries me is, that I  am so dreadfully afraid that Ellinor  will hear of it, and, with her state  of nerves, I am in constant dread of  her being upset, or frightened in  any way. You must watch her  carefully to-day, Freda, and see  that she does not overhear any of  this silly chatter."  "I wi'l do so, Miss Barbara," I  answered: "But would you mind, before I go to her, sending for Elizabeth here?"  "For Elizabeth! what for?" sho  asked, in surprise.  "Well, as you say sho was less  foolish than tho others, she might  bo nblo to tell us quietly what she  thinks of it all."  "I don't see how she is likely (o  know anything more about it than  what she said in the kitchen. Sho  did not see the so-called ghost.  Ghosts, indo'd! f wonder how any  pensl', le grown-up woman can believe in such rubbish! As If Ond  would allow dead people to come  out of their rolhns to go walking  about living people's houses in the  night. If they were good they are  praising their Maker in heaven; and  if thoy were wicked, why you may  depend upon It thoy hnvo enough on  their hands to keep them quiet soino-  whoro," added Miss Barbara, grimly.  [ laughed at hor quaint theology,  but persisted In my request.  'Tleaso send for Elizabeth, -Miss  Barbara. I should really llko to soo  hor,"  "Very well, my dear, I am sure T  will if it pleases you," and sho rang  the bell.  Indue lime Elizabeth appeared."  She can't* in 'Jauntlly enough, but,  when s'*r' "aw mo T fanch-d that sho  looluid suddenly confused,  , "Elizabeth," said Miss Barbara,  "you so-in to hnvo a head on your  shoulders, which is more than T can  sny for most of you: juat, tell us  what- yrijf, think of this .biiHlnoRH, and  wliollK*r,'tlii.vri! I������ any foundation for  the-'f VlVly fotir**,"  "About the rjhost, ma'am?" answered the trlil. rnther nervously I  fancied, "tih! I have no patience  yi!b ni'-'i ijiweive, any more Hijin  yoji, ma'am, I know very well that  II's d.-'WU''i-"bt wiel-od, nlid flying in  tho fit< e nf S-.A'li'tui'C! lo' believe in  nil' h   Ihfi,:'"���������."  "Still thero might lio somebody  wtio iuin.fi ii< nun ������h-i,jj, , ,*!������ lite  l.ij -.-.,'  "Qi' Uih" 1*3." T Butrcested.  ii-,,,. m..,.i. rt.tt.  Gnsnvrtty���������My razor's In pretty poor  condition I liellcrc It's tlrt-d, You  know, thay sny rn-wrs get Hint way.  Sharply (weurlly)-Ab, yes; tired of  your chin. Mmmmm^mmmm^^mmmmmm  Itor Pi'iir Frl>n*t.  Bride (exchanging bridal costume for  trarclJng dress) Did I appear nervous  at all during tlio ceremony, Clara?  Bridesmaid (onvlous'-A little at first,  Hear, but uot after Oeorgo bad Mid "1  wllir fob
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HE CUMBERLAND NEWS.' FARMER CIYES
THE REASON WHY
CUMBERLAND, B. C.
Bismarck's Wonderful Eyes.
No one ever came into the presence of
the chancellor without a deep sense of
the mind power reflected from those
large gray blue orbs. Their flashing
brilliancy and the piercing penetration
of the glances, shot from them were i
never to be '.forgotten. They seemed
incapable of., expressing affection, and
their steeMike hardness, only inspired
awe for the towering intellect, the irresistible will, the defiant courage, tho
fiery energy of their owner. To watch
tbe lightning changes of expression mirrored in -them, retiocting the strong
emotions evoked by humbled pride,
wounded ambition und thwarted selfishness, and, -above all, by the loss of
his absolute sway, was indeed an enviable privilege.���Henry Villard in Century.
The Jilt,In Italy.
In some countries a betrothal is considered only a degree less sacred than
a marriage ,tind therefore a.- breach of
' promise, especially on the girl's side, is
regarded as very /shocking. This' is
very much the case in Italy, where a
girl who after betrothal'' has changed
her mind is known for life as a civetta
(owlet) and has' rarely another chance
of matrimony. The term "owlet" conveys no idea of reproach here, but in
Italy it is significant, because owlets
, are there, used for insmiying other.birds.
He
FENCE
laaestraotlble. Handsome. Perfect,    Only 25 cents per running foot*
~*v Supplied by ua or local dealer.
Pins   His   Faith   to  Dodd's1
Kidney Pills.
THS   PAGE   WIRE   FENCE   CO.
Limited*
���    Welkorville. Montreal, Winnipeg, St. Jmhm
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Tliey Made Him Strong and Woll After
Yt'ii'-K of Xutuiiso stutforiiig from Lum-
b��gw and Other Kidney TrouUlus.
North Pelhani, Out., Apr. is ��� (Special)���Mr, Joseph L. Thomas, a substantial farmer of Pelham Township,
well known and highly respected
throughout this neighborhood, hius
joined the ranks of th;* great army oi
Canadians who pin their faith to -
Dodd's   Kidney
gives his reasons i'or doing so us follows :
"For
Arrested   for   being  drank,   James.
Stuart, a tailor, of Liverpool, stripped himself  and  tore  bis  clothes  to
shreds.   -Next day he appeared before
I the magistrate .in his thirl, which be
j draped liho a toga.    J-ie mud that he
j was of the Stuart clan, and objected j
to mere policemen handling him..    He ,
was sc-nt to prisoU for fourteen d- ys.
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It may be only a trilliner cold, liuf. ne
gleet  it  and  it  will   fusion  its  iai.i-s in i
your lungs, and you will soon l.e curried !
pill   tneir   taitn   to-to an untimely grave.     in  this country j
Pills.      Jir. Thomas' we have sudden changes and n.ust eN}>ect I
I to  hnve  coughs  and  colds.       We  <-unnot j
! avoid  them, but we can effect a cure by j
using   BicJde's   Aiili-C'onsumjit'lve   S.'.rup, |
several years I was sorely .af- j the medicine-trait has never been Known
with  Kidney Trouble,  having   to ,fail���in *;uri��.S cousha
-* ��� �� ���- nnd   all   alTecti""=   ��'   *
and chest.
Couldn't Tell tlie Truth.
Horner���You saw Melcher,, did you?
Well, did he toll you any lies'?
���   Skinner���What
He was'saying���
Horner���Oh, f en he did lie to you!���
Boston Transcript.
are you driving at? | Disease  Dodd's
not cure.
dieted
many   of   its worst symptoms in nn
aggravated degree.     1 had Lumbago
and was in such a condition that 1
was unlit for anything for weeks at a
time.
"Insomnia resulted and 1 was'an
intense sufferer/. 1 had almost a perpetual headache and grow thin in
flesh. ,'
"I had been treated by a doctor
without good results, so upon the recommendation: of <a cousin, who had
been saved frdm a life of misery by
Dodd's Kidney Pills, 1 began taking
them.
"The first* box gave ine/decided
benetit, and after taking five boxes
the old trouble was a thing of the
past and I was again in every way
strong and well." ^
Ask those who Have  used   them   if
they ever heard of a case of Kidney
Kidney   Pilis. would
olds, drone) itis
the   throat,   l-ui_,s
"Lots of men." said Uncle Ebc-n. "kin
look wise an' lots kin talk wise, but de
/'msn dat kin act wise is mighty scarce."
. ��� Washington Star.   __.     .
There I? more Catarrh in this section of the
country'than 'all other diseases  put  toffcther,
ami until the last fe.v.- years was supposed to be
' Incurable:. For a great many years doctors pro-
'  ��� nou'need it a local disease and prescribed local
remedies, and by constantly failing to cure with
local treatment,  pronounced it Incurable.    Science has proven catarrh to be a constitutional
disease   and   therefore' requires 'constitution!*"
��� trea'inenl.   Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured
' by F J. Cheney & Co.'. Toledo, Ohio, Is the only
��� : constltutiohaj eurejon -the_mai'ket.j,lt Is taken
J"lnto-iialTyTiraoie��"fi-3nr-lO~aro|*;s -era teaspoun--
ful.   It nets directly on-the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system.   They offer One Hundred Dollars for any case it fails to cure.   Sena
for circulars and testimonial-*.' Address
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0.
f*ni<* l.v all ilrii""vlsts. 75c- .
Hall's Family Pills arc the best.
bo
In the Royal Aquarium of St. Petersburg there are several carp that
are known to be more, than six hundred years old. it has been n.ver-
t-aincd in several ca>*es -that \vha!es
live to be over two hundred vears
old. ���
Provost Kennedy, of Particle, is a
man of ambitious schemes. The town
council resolved to spend the 5-in.i of
&Ho on music in the parks, and the
provost, gave it as his opinion that
before spending more money on music
they should first teach the people how
to listen to it. Pariick always did
aspire to a leadership.
Tlie   great,   lives    have   <.
something greater  than life.
11   loved
Righteousness   is   the   only   rtcommendation  that goes to hr-aven.
Disappointment is ' not   a. sufl'viont j
reason for discouragement.
There  is  more in being wcrthy of;
great place than there is in whining
it.
have
arm,
have
That which
'harmless.
is   useless   cannot
A full-grown whale weighs one hundred tons, Few "whales oxcei d seventy
feet in length.
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C. C. RfCJJARDS & CO.
Dear.Sirs,���Kor some .vears I
had only partial use of my
caused by a sudden strain, 'i
���Ui(;4Jwryij:eniedy,jL\ilJio^t_en'c'ct-1_un--
til 1-got a sample bottle' o'' MINARD'S LINIMENT. The l-enelll 1 received from it caused mo to continue
its use, and now I am happy to say
my arm is completely res to rod.
.  Glamis, Ont.   R.  VVV HARRirif)^. ���
Holiness  is  the  reaching  after    ra-i
ther than the arriving at perfection, j
  i
The doors of truth open   only    io
the true.
Knovf-ledsre Coming.
"He's had a fortune left to him suddenly. He has actually got more mon-
>y now than he knows what to do
rith." '       -     "     ��� ,
"Xerer mind. There are certain people who will be anxious to meet bim
aow, and after that he'll know more."
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"Ihad ju't ths loveliest biead from my baking with your BOYAL HOUSKHOLD FLOUB;
it couldn't h.-ive beau nicer-as white and light
and swoot as anyone could wish for,"
The above is an excerpt from a letter received from a user of
OGILVIE'S
"ROYAL HOUSEHOLD"
FLOUR
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We'd like very much to have you try this Flour, and write
us yourself, stating what YOU think of it.
Every user becomes a most valuable advertiser in some
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The River Tinto. in Spain, hardens
and solidifies the sand of its bed. If
a stone falls in tho straam and
alights upon another, in a few
months they unite und become
stone. FiMh ca.,riot li\e in iheso
tors,
cne
w a.-
tiioaird's Liniment for sale everywhere.
Words are., biit things   that
wears.
truth
Tho  Terrible Boy.
The- Mother���Eunice, was thorp any
fcis'-ing in that pantomime "you hnd the
others wive reho.trshig in the parlor
hist evoulngV The lhiuj-lltor-Why. of
voi.'inc. Herbert a nd I had-to kiss, but
i v.-.-tt* in pantomime.-.Johnny���No it
vvii-"ii'.tt mummu.    I heard It!
_fK.ro   You    Bi
If
uso
EDDY'S IMPERVIOUS SHEATHING
The Be-s-fc Buildijr-tej Paper tVlacle. ..
It is very much stronger nnd thicker than any other .(tnrred or building) 'paper. Jt is impervious to wind, keeps out cold, keeps tn heat, carries no smoll or oflor, absorbs no moisture, imparts no taste or flavor to
anything with which it comes in contact. It is largely used not only for
sheeting houses, but for lining cold storage buildings, refrigerate ra, dalr-,
ios, creameries, anil all plares where the object is to keep nn even and
uniform temperature, and at the same timo avoiding dampness.
Wrlto our Agents, TEES A PES1SSE, Winnipeg, for sample*.
The E..B. EOOY CO., Limited, HULL.
There novel* was  and  never will  he  a
universal panacea, in one remedy, for all
ills to which nosh is heir��� tho very nature of many curatives being such that
woro tho germs of other and differoutlv
seated disease    rooted  in vbo system of
tho patient���what   would   relieve  one ill
in turn would aggravate the other,   Wo
have,    however,     In Quinine Wine, when
obtainable in sound, unudultorated state,
a remedy for nuvnv nnd irriovoun ills.   By
its ��� arti'luiil and iiidicious uso the frailest
systems tiro  led   into   convalescence  and
Btroasftli by thp  inlhionco  which  Quinine
exerts on nature's own restoratives,    It
relieves    tho    drooping  spirits  of those
uithi' whom a chronic stato ol morbid
��� deshohrloncy and  lack  of interest  in life      n  ,
In a   disease, >and  bv triiiiniJili/,inir tin-     uniy    too
noi'ves. (liiiposos to sound and  refresh!not ���satisnucl.
sloop���Imparts vigor to the notion of tho
blood,   which,  being  stimulated,  course
through  the    volns,     sti-oiigtluwilng  the
healthy hniiual  functions of the system,
theroby making activity n  neet-swii\v ro-
��iilt��� sfmiitftlienlug tho fnuue and M-lvlnur
life .-to tho digoHtlvo organs, which nutu
rallv, (loinnnd  itu-resod   suhstnin-e���rusult
improved  appetite,   Northrop &  Lyman
���  of    Toronto,    hnvo given to tho nubile
th*��lr Supprlor Quinine Wino at tho usual ]., .   -    ��� , .    ,
rate,    nnd,    irivuged by the opinions   oil'1 ������"���* l'�� "-I'-'V I" '��.'' troutnunt of luni-
, fldentists,     tho wino approaches nearest1 ��"��'>.  Hu'ijiiuiuhiii,  and all  bodily pains,
poi'To'utlhn    of   any In thq niarkot.     Alii -�����-.--.,,,-.,-..���._,_..��
,  driiggJeiH soli |t. .        ,i .      ��� ���;   ���       ",;.
. ..-���..! ;  " I    An   albino   deer,   with   a eont   iih
while ns   snow  "aiiil   eyes ,i  deiii'iite
pink, was rocontly killed in the (nn-
A sharp tongue is the only edged
tool that srowa Keener with coudtaut
use.���Irvin*.
.Lovor's V"-Z (Wiso lloud) 'llknU-lnnt
,M).ip lowdor i-UHt��l In tho bath, nolloiiR
tlio, wator ,iwid disinfects.- <18
soll'-centei-ed    are    solf-
11 18 A.\" KLIXJ.lt Ol-' L IF I ".-Hi nee
forgot leu tlinu, mou huvo boon Kociiimr
lor the Klixir of Lll'o, which VmciiVlon
shvb onco Misled. Dr, Thomas' tVi-u-tV".
'���' '/; ���� i'-d-f'1'' ,,c"'0,'c wl)i���b iiulii .cmi-
not livo. It Is mado up of six essential
oils, ������awfully blondod ho that their i-ui-n-
llvo |ii-Q()oi-tlos aro concentnvtMi  in  lino.
Exti-cmo of i-'lcaiuice. i
"Quite an eh-^.-int  wedding,  wasn't
ivr
"Elepnnt! TH bet It will take her
i'lither a year or more to'square up for
t/'-Clovehind Plain Dealer.
A Cl'HK VOU UI-IIOIHIATISM:.���The Intrusion of uric acid into the blood Missels
is a fi-uitlul cause of rheumatic 'pains.
This Irro^ulMi-ity is ouing i.o a ilenuijied
and unhealthy ccmlition of Iho liver.
��� Anyoiui subject to this painful nlVection
will Hnd u rt-nu'd.v in I'ai'niulro.s Vi'|,o-
tabli�� Pills, Thoir action upon iho Mil-
noys in pronounced nnd mast bi'i-i'lU'ltii,
mid by restoring healthy -net.ion, they
'coi'fcct. linpurlties in' the blood.
There was an exciting1 incid- nt at
Ihe launch of the Midland i'ailway
Company's steamer Antrim on tho
Clyde recently. As the Antrim ii-iich-
t-d the fairway she \sas swept by the
wind and tide towards a hu'no t'lin-
arder on the adjoining stocks. Mi\-
eral.of the uprights on the -.'nnai'd's
stern was knocked^ away, and (lousier wns onl.\" averted by I lie prompt
assistance of tugs.'." The /Antrim WiiS
practically undainagocl.'.
who is afraid ol' biirnlnp;
up his  wick need not  hope io bright
on the world,
Whon a man aids popularity boforo
his, o.yrH ho Ih likaly to hit principle
out of IiIh heart,
yon Mountains
It was   one   of
deer ever seeli
the West.
of  southern   On^on.
tho vory few  nib'no
lu   thu   mountain!' ol'
The jeo-cutt'TH on the Umlson
Ulver hnvo dlwovcCrd nilcrobeR In
lea/Hlocks. This is a sura ,<i_n that
denial's;'Intend to advnuca iho price
of their commodity ivxt  -"uinmor.
Mlnard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.
If your blood Is thin and impure, you are miserable all the
time, It is pure, rich blood
that invigorates, strengthens,
refreshes. You certainly know
Sarsaparilla
the medicine that brines good
health to the home, the only
medicine tested and tried for
60 years, A doctor's medicine.
lnr-iHrtlli.' it It tbo matt woniie-fiit m��ilf.
���lit iii the www tor ntrvountitii, K-" enri n
Ifilffi    for, Rff
Tlu> TlhvtiWM,
Tlio Tlbotuns are not hoiuitlfttl. How
could thoy bo whon. by tliolr own con-
foHslon, tlio nntloniil nncu-iU'y ninu
back to ll��i�� klnn of tlio uionl-oys ami
u hohifohlln'i. Honvnlot mtyw ot tliPin,
"Tho vory bourn aro bottiM- look ins."
The typi* Is mid way hot wean the K��-
Iclino und Iho Chlnono, Iii-ond, flat
iiohci", without visible bridge; no eyebrows, wldo mouths, full lips, oily
skins, hnlr as eonrso unci stralKlit aa
horselinliv^nnd nhort, Hipinro. uuRiilnly
fljjui'Pn -tliouo arc tlio olewontu of the
unploiiHlnj? pleluro.
Trees whose roois aic of the miinc
lonwth and liber do not thrive ar. well
ns i hose which arc uiieipinl ih��'.v develop bettor whon their roois uach
for nntriniont in dinVrout strata or
depths of the earth.
Tl-IF.V AHK A POWEHFUL NRUV1NE.
���-Pysiiopsia   causes   doruaKtaioat .ol, tho
norvous systt-iu, and nc-rvuus dobSl.liy onco,
en.ni'niloi-ed* is diilkult to deal villi.   There,
nci' inii'iV'tostiinoitlals as to  the eilicacy ;
of Pui-iik'Uv's 'Vl-nelablo Pills in  troialnj,' '���
this   dji-ordor.   showinw   Unit   liny   iii'ver
fail to proflnco -rood "results,  ��� Ity lilvinc j
proper' lone to thu- dl/*ostivi> oi-^nns, thoy '
restore equilibrium  to  tho riorvo ccniros,���:
Hisartl's liniment Relieves Neuralgia.   ,t
Indln Hu����!��er.
Few articles seoiu inoru stningoly
nnnu'tl than India rubber, It sots the
"I'libl'or" from the llrst use to which
It wns put-thnt of eriislng ���paneil
marka by rubbliiK. Nor should it be
ussocinled Willi India. The tree wan
tli'Ht inentlotietl hy an explorer among
the "dexlr'in Indium"' three centuiieu
ugo, mid tlio (list lU'coimt of tho sub-
(dance occurs jn coniiocilon with Co-
InnibUH' visit to linili on UIh wecond
voyngo, Most of our present Importation t'omoH from ��nr/ll. Hut Columbus iind those explorer*'who followed
him wore Hoiirohlna Tor a short puhhuko
to liulln, ami thoy suppoHeil that the
land they dlseavcnHl wits India. The
inline India rubber Ih therefore a por-
uianei.i kIkii of their inlstake.
TESTIMONIAL from the Late SIU SAM.
UEL HAKER, the famous Nllo Explorer:
'���Newton Abbot, n.voti. Ueitr Sire���I
havo dolayod my tnanks as 1 wished te
tost'tin* I'llect of Illair's Pills by a suflicient intorval of time.
"For ten years I had suffered acutely
from Gout and llfo hud lost Us ut traction otvlnu io tho uueortainty; of houlth
mid tho midden visitations of tho onoiny
which prostratad ino for months, or vivn^a,
Bccordln/j to tho vlrulonoe of tho attack1..
"Blair's Pills hnvo rondereU me iniitienio
service, .as I no luiir^or lour an uttack of
'Tor tho Inst twenty months 1 havl
boon comparatively froo, as one or two
flltoinpti'd visitations hnvo.. been Imnieaj
lately stninpod out by tho asslstanco of
"Truly viiu'-s (SlRneil) Snml.-W. Bnkor."
r.vni'"' s-"is A f'o., Montreal nnd Toronto: Tho bolo DrtiR Uo., WlnntpoffcTht
Martin, Ilolo & Wynne Co., Wlnnlpog.
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The Best Family Medicine..
The best, surest, sa.est and
most reliable remedy for all
Liver, Stomach and Bowel
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Beecham's
Pills
Sold Evorvwhera.
In boxes M -���nta.
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IIi'J'c- Is u siwy lb;ii u-'mw from London unci IlliiHlniteN the peciilluiitleH of
tho Amerleun boy: The yomi"*>*tor win
nt tho Hotel Cod I, nnd ho listened In*
lontly lo \x Kmnp of Kn��lhdi rollta.
iuuut-lti>   HU lOOki-'U Up IU inn  uiuiu-l.
"Hny. mil, do thOMo people ttilk ��� Mnic-
IIkIiV"   "Certainly they do. my child.
What a quoHtlonl ihen wo don't,"
mild tho cub,
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nnjrxt gremtty aid tht ������rttptrflla*
Tti* rnr.MIT Clnnf.
Tho Cardiff giant, the famous ltone
man hotu of yenra uro, was to feet
2\e inches lo Iciifrtli. had a noso (1
IncbM long, a mouth 4 Inchon wide and
a foot 15% incboi from toe te beti.
' More than half the ��� battle In
.'leaning greasy (iishes Is in tht
voap you use, If it's Sunlight Soap
t's the best* ��tt
Your Lher
Is (t acting well? Boweli
regular? Digestion good? If
not-, remember Ayer's Pills.
The kind you have known all
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Tim I n ill nu mill n Gas  Purnaoe.
Just boforo urns be��un to Lie uneil In
PiiwIiubUii one of tho Ohh/jo hrnvos
vlKited UartloKvlllo und wot his tlrst
Hllmpso of ii gas lire. All he eould Hot
In tho Htovo wua u i��llo of rod hot
unclifi, ihrouKii Hu* urevRt'.s oi winch
the hiue Uume- weiw i.uii./i���. ih- --*.*WI
iiothliiK, hut hefore uturtiiii; home ho
went to the y-ud and h.uwltt h lot of
brick nnd hnulod tlium liomo. Ht
burned up nlv boxes of nniN'hen ftnd
nil'tho dry wooii nn* ��vim�� imn cut ny*
Ing to get the brick* to burn nnd finally hnulod them hack to Hnrtlmvill*
mid told tho yard mun they wero no
good.       m^m^^m, -.:
in* fi��ilnni**��.
,TlnkJn��-How In yaw ��on gottlng
tlong Inhls ;it��'i",! ry l.-il">r��*>
Joikliw-uh, liituously. You i-hould
��ee how grawfully he e-irrln* his pon
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MS/   N   U   Ne   477 ���������itggp.  MSURO EVERY TUESDAY.  ������7*np;i3u    ....  ...,.$2oo a year,  m. _B.- aiioerson. /bo'r.  S3" Advertiser* who want tUeii ad  o'lattffed,   should  get;   copy tn  by j  9 a.m. day before issue.  Tin- Editor will not be ri-spons'i-le for tht-  views, sentiments, or any errors of composition of letter correspondents.  JTbb Work Strictly C 0. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  Flues  Easily  Cleaned  There are couutlt-ss numbers of  P'Pple under the delusion that  money will supply every defect,  and on every hand ihere are mnus-  ing illustra'ions of the fn'noy that  a P-irit" frock makes a woman a'  Puritsian or that London clothes  s make a Nova Seo: ian an  English  man      It,'is a droll blunder, hut jt"  provides a great deal of ent'T-ain-  ';..';���������_ inent.' Take fur i-xamp'e a person-  :if   "J      e.evaled by a streak of fortune to  ' some high office or pnsition, how he  or she extend their hand as if anticipating a reverent osculation upon it. A youth who v-as asked  what hf* meant tn be -a hen he grew,  up, answered, "Only a common  gentlemen, like papa,"���������something  more easily described than attained  A hundred people cn.-iy succeed in  milking a fortune for one .who make.-*"  l.i.n.-eii   a   g������ -i  iv.u.u.i,  ..lKi if IS ti)*;.,  ii-ssump-'ioii' thai money i* a patent  '.ut: gentility which nukes mik-h if  the comedy of society, It the spe -  tide of society were deprived of is  humour, participation in it wouKt   .^.^rnand^je^y^much higher s.a nd -  ���������ard of heroism than i*-  now nere"'  sary.     It is an. ordeal  which ie  quires'much courage nn the, he.--'.  But it ib greatly al'eviaied by. tie  plf-HS'tnt ��������� si-jlii   of.-  cpujinoiip' vo  which is swathed in  purple ii no  bom in it, and of vulgarity which  believes itself to he refi e:uent because ft is gilded. This involuntary  amusement however, fpr which every  sen*.ible person is gratefu'1, dies not  make those'who produce it, nnd. who  themselves live only tu he au.u*-ed,  more capable of enjoyment.     The  assumption that Jiving for amu,*e  ment is better than living for use  hiIness and ���������service, and confers a  kind of coroneted  rank upon its  votaries, is in itself the source of an  exhilarating   entertainment,    for  which   we ought lo be grateful to  those who furnish it.  There is after  all some benefit in snobbery.    In  every community there is always a  class of persons which is called distinctively society, but it is not a  class of noble families of hereditary  ascendancy.      It   is   constantly  changing, and the sole-lea I her of  to-day is the plumed hat of tomorrow.   Jt is imitative and puts  on pretty airs of grandeur, and an  amusing smirk of superiority, but,  it is neither grund nor hiiperiov, and  i-quite harmless.   Any old Directory will tell the secret, and gives  this grandeur away���������the inexorable  Directory of other years--tho pros*  porous    parlor-maul,   blacksmith,  haberdasher,    tinsmith   or   shoe  makers���������honorable callings which  none should ho ashamed of   and  which at onco define snobbery. Our  pscudo curls and duchesses are of  wo i-'ctuiifc,.   They on!   have -hi ������*ir  ot peiinaiifitcu but il it* an air only.  For a t)o������e tuny drive in coaches to  their palatial residences, but soon  denceiid and walk to a modest flat,  ��������������� vawm.* mvmg'f..  <u.'���������U!'j. i ]���������  It is said that tho anonymous  letter-writer irf again throwing its  filthy venom at peopleiwhoperhaps  do not fiu������ the oieaturo. Tt is believed that the effusions nro the  work of the Hame ;eptilo who was  iu evidence nb-iut a year ago, and  the linger of Mjj-picioii is snid to  Again point in the same din-dioii,  U"'tlly, it s-v-Uitt a  lur"* of tirfi-i to  Cleaning out the flues of most lur.naces  is so diffi'cult^and complicated that only an  expert can do It, and experts' services usually come high.  The flues in the Sunshine Furnace can bo cleaned from two  different clean-out; doors and frori the feed-door, so thai there  is no part of the flues which is not easily reached.  A special brush tor this purpose is always supplied, and the  operation is so simple that a hoy can perform it.  The whole f-urishitie Furnace construction is on the same  plan of simplicity.  fJ Sold by all enterprising dealers.  -Write for booklet.  LONDON, TORONTO, MONTREAL. WINNIPEG, VANCOUVER. ST. JOHN, N.B"  C. H. Tahbisi.l, So'e Agent.  pay any attention to vermin of this  c as������������������, except for the sole purpose of  letting them know how loathsome  they appear to reap* eta hie, people.  Things in human shape who de;  grade the race by" such vi'ecVirrup-  tinn, are possessed of no shame, no  morality," no religion. The viles-t'  creature of the slums is clean in  comparison, and the onlv /possible  -eliarilahle^e^  ..senseless.' fou.r.ess.. is that the acts  are the    emanations   of   diseased  minds borne by miserable creatures,  who should p operly be in lunaf'c  asylums, and "well away from de  cent lunatics at that.  That is*a picture of theanony  m<������us letter writer.     How does it  like Ihe view of itself ?  Mr and Mrs Joe Davies beg to  tender I neir sincere thanks to (the  people of Cumberland who kindly  assisted thnrn in the promotion of  the ebi cert for their benefit. Some  mi*.leading statements have been  circulated by certain malicious  persons concerning the contributions wh ch have been received by  Mrs Davii s. Upon inq.iiry it has  been learned that all articles of  clothing which have come to Mrs  Davies' family were sent by friends  in Victoria. The statemenss which  have been circulated to the contrary are entirely without foundation.  It is lo be regretted that further  funds cannot bo niUed to t-end the  family home before the season is  too advanced.  The members of the U nion Lodge  No- 11 I. 0. 0. F. '��������� paraded on Sun  day last, headed by the band,  through the main streets as far as  the Court Hou.->e"corner where the  band was dismissed and tlie Breth-  ern took vehicles and proceeded on  their way to decor.ite the graves of  departed .members at the four  cemeteries, here and at Courtenay.  ~������������������A_( ir and _.Ia_ pa,'iesg_&,nd_C h-rr tic i er  Concert of unui-ual merit will be  fziven on Monday evening, 27th,  by seve al cf the leading talent if  the District.iand town, under the  auspices of the Ladies Auxiliary  in aid if the Union and Comox  Hospital* Program m1*- to consist  of vocal and instrumental music,  chorurfes, fancy drill*-, skirt, dunces,  etc. all in character. Admissi n  50cs.   No reserved seats.   Rkfresh-  ... men is will be sold, ice cream, candy, etc. all at moderate rates.  Doors open at 7.30 o'clock, concert  to begin at 8.,   ,  PROFESSOR SHUTT -VlfclTS.  Prof. F. Shutt, of the Central Experimental Farm, Oitawa. ticcom-  ptnied by Mr J, R. Anderson, the  Provincial Deputy Minister of Agri  culture, drove through the Comox  Valley last Wednesday, the while  studying the various conditions of  soil and aspect of the fertile belt  In the evening Prof, Schuit spoke  to a large meeting held in the Agricultural Hitll, Courtney, on f.ho  rnhjep.t of soils and fertilizers, one  of great imjmvtnnee and ono whioh  has been little studied iu this district, but which should be the first  in every farmer's odnontion. Mr  Anderson spoke un piuu ���������n-uf iu.J  when tho gi ntlemen left the hall it  so* mod evident that they had given  great satisfaction to the large representative gathering. Tho two  gentlemen later drove to Cumberland and loft ovcihvnd for Parks-  ville next day, where thoy held a  mooting the same evening. Prof,  Soliutt axprosged hims-df as being  dflighted with the district.  Offering this week at. the Cash  Furniture Sto-e. Stair carpets,  linoleums, baby .bugtfies and go-  curts, children's high chair-*, youths  dining choirs, tables in endless  variety, wire, jumbo and-moss  mattresses, sideboards, bedsteads.  Rocking chni������s f om $2 up; bedsteads from $0* ; wire springs, $3 ;  iron bedstead with wire spri< g  mattress, complete, $8.-���������A. Nick-  bhson,  Rams for Sale.  I have a bunch of 18 Rams (She-ir-  lings) part rogtof-wl, and part full  blood, and lots of Ram Lambs.  These are all Shropsbires and an  extra good lot. Having i-old tny  place I will let them go at a very  reasonable price to a quick buyer,  single or in lots. Come and see  them if possiblo, If not write to  Gjso. HKATiiicjinKU,Hornby Island,  MINKRAL    AOT,  (Foum $,)  OERTIPICATB OP IMPROVKMKNTS.  NOTICE.  Prist*, Texada, Cadet, Key fractional,  Gabriola fraotioual, Toothpick traction**!  Mineral Claims, lituate io tho Naouimo  Aiiuiu-t UV.Ui.ia 3? T->Yw*������n Olnti-lnt. Tixad*  Inland,  TAKK NOTICK that 1, Wilmam A,  IUukw, noting agrnt for Kdtvard l'bilhpi,  Piofl Miner'* Oertilitutto No. B. 71Boft, ������n-  tond, aixty (Uyi trom date hereof, to apply  to tlio Mining Hoooruor for a Certiticato of  I nprovtme-i.ti- for the purpoae of obtaining  a, Drown (Jrijot ot the ilwvi claim.  Aiul turth.r take notice that aetton under  aeo, 37, mnat lie oommenoed before the {������������������������������  anou of ������uoh Coitillottte of Improvement--,  Vaxad thu Mth <J ���������> of May. AD, 1904.  A Bank Account  AND A '���������   .fc    -,  Full Pockctbook  Result from a course of training  by mail with the International  Correspondence Schools. We  qualify men and women for  better work and better pay, and  equip inexperienced people for  salaried positions.  That our students succeed Is  proved by the hundreds of testimonials we have received from  all parts of tlie country.  In the following pages are  given the names, addresses,  and brief mention of the advancement of a few ambitious  people who have increased their  salaries by enrolling for courses  of special training in the  INTERNATIONAL  CORRESPONDENCE   SCHOOLS  TO WyomlDt Ave., Scraaten. Pa.  BREWING  Co,  NANAIMO,   B.C.  The yearly return of the Bock Beer season is of interest to the  brewf-r as well ��������������������������������� ihe public, and the '  UNI ON  BOCK : BEER  for   j?04.  Will again f-how thnt special care has been taken in  he inaoufaoure of the eupTrloT"  article.    The Uninu Brawing Go.'s Bock has been breweed for a number of mouths  aud stored in their famous cellars uutil it has reached thu proper age, and ie now  ON DRAUGHT AT ALL HOTELS.  Royal Barjk oP Canada  Capital (paid up)      $8,000,000  Reserve Fund 3,000,000  Undivided Profits,    199,505  T. E. KE.VNW PKwroKWT, E. L  PEASE, Gknkka-. Makaokk.  BRANCH  AT  CUMBERLAND.  Savings Bank Department:���������Deposits of SI and up"tard-l raoeived i Intereit al-  allnwed at current ru.ten, o nipomuli-d twioe each year mi 30 h June and 31.it Deoemher  Drafta on all point* bought and sold.  D. voNfRAMKR, Manag������r.  OFFICE HOURS in to y,   Saturday, io to w,   Open Riy Ni**iits, 7|*.m togp.rn  jaawmaammmamaamamaaameaaamemammmatammm^mmmKmi^^^m^^^  MINERAL   ACT.  (Fohm F.)  OBUTIFIOATK OF  1MPK0VBMBNTS.  NOTICE.  Leonard, Europe, Volunteer, Great Cop-  per ���������-hief, tHadys Mineral Claim, nituate in  tho Nanaimo Mhuug DivUiou of Texada  Di trlot, Texarik Inland.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Whamw A.  IUukb, ftoting ������������ agunt, for Edward P'lillipii,  Free Miner'* Cerrillonto No. R, 71550, nnd  An_clo Catoii, l*\oo Minor'*- Corullcvtu No,  B, 71 US, intend Hixty dnye from data herouf,  to apply to the Mining lioonnlur for a, e'er*  tlHoate of Imprnvemouti for thu purpoie of  olitainiug a Crown Grant of t o above olaitn  And farther take notice fhut aotion, under  eeotioo 37, fount ho ootnmonai'd before the  iH������uunoe of lUohCortlfloftte of Improvements  Uited thin 20.h d.y uf May, A.I)., 1004.  IJJJJ. w  NOTICE,  DISSOLUTION 07 PARTNERSHIP,  1 it  Notice U hertby given that tho pt*rtu--ir-  ���������hip heretofor ������*xivting between us, the uu-  derfij-uBd, ������������������ lmtohen in the oity of Cun -  burland under tho firm name of MoKay  Brotlior������, haw lieen this dt-y dissolved by  mutual uou-wut, All v.V'U -.*"���������!���������.������������������;; to thn  ���������aid partnership are to be pair-, to William  MoK'iy and Duncan MoKuy at Cumberland  afoioxald, and and all claims againet the  anid ptrtnerahip are to bo presented to the  aaid William McKay and Dnnoan McKay  by whom, th������ *nmt\ will he settled.  Dited at Ciimlierland this 30ih day of  May A. D. 1001.  Du.NAM*    McKaT,  WuuamMoKav,  duncak mokay.  WITHR881���������Jamiw Abramh.  1'HE   LltrLE  Repair  Shop  (Oih'o������tk -ihk Bio Stork)  Diifl8ralr Ave,, Dumber land  Bicycles, Guns und Pishing Rods  repaired. Lathe work neatly ex-  eouted, Bust of Material and  Fittings u..d.  E.   EMDE.  FOR  BALE.  160 Ac, Drown Grant Land  On VALDEZ ISLAND,  100 acres in Gra������R Pnsture, about  10 acre* in Mpndow.  House,  Barn,  Stable,  and other  OuthouHefi.  BO FRUIT TRBIBS in   BEARING  Well watered by a creek { 2 mileu  from Wharf, he-ving lomi-weoWy  steanner   calla   from   Vnncouvbr,  16 HBAD OOOD 8TQ0K, 4c, cVe.  -A.   BABQ-AIN  Apply titi������ Officb.  Oo to the Bis Htort for mtn't.  youth'f and boy\ olotbiDg, belt all  round goods at popular prioe������, larger  ������eleolion������.

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