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Array f%rt������ zU***y  I  A  1  THIRTEENTH  YEAR.   CUMBERLAND,   B. C.WEDNESDAY    JULY    u   Tqo6  Particular People should   know   that  Groceries  Bold  At The BIG STORE  are guaranteed to be the very best food products obtainable.  Our store ia loaded down wiih good things to eat, inoet  everything to satisfy the inner man.  We have some convincing arguments in the way of high  grade food stuffs AT THE RIGHT PRICE  Send US a trial Order and you will agree wiih  hundreds of others that the BIG STORE is the best place to  buy your  -GROCERIES SUPPLIES - -  Evervbody,wants good  fruit.and'in this respect our  stock will be-.found complete during the coming  season.  Raspberries  Ot'.rl  Peaches  now coming in.  Crown and Masons FVuit Jars  in all sizes at lowest prices  "SIMON. LEISER & Co Ld  Cumberland  B.X.  zaV&l  $^^^&^wil^^h^i^^^j^^^^^^J^^i^  IR NEXT SUIT  s  If you want "���������uti-'f'u'tion in price and materi.-l PLACE  YOUR NEXTORDErl WITH  T. H. CAREY, Tailor,      Cumberland B. C.  DON'T  THAT  THE  Cumberland Supply Co*  f  x  *'  ������  GENERAL  DKY  GOODS  CARRY   A  Large and Well  Assorted Stock of  MKNS hhA  OHILDRKNR  CLOTHING  GENTS  FURNISHINGS  R0QT8  IHlll  SU015B  S������CAI*UUu4  PANUy  0H0������!K1UKS  FLOUH ������tid  W������ solicit your Patronage and In return  ���������will endeavor by Fair and Courteous  Treatment to make you frawlttcitlMfltad that  you are dealing ot the Right Place,  fs&Ou? cMottos*&  The best assorted stocK at Popular Prices.  Fair treatment w m.   ravers io none.  Yours for business  CUMBERLAND SUPPLY C8  Successor* to !-������. PartHdgu Rotate.  Napier & Partridge's old stand  OUNSMUia AVE., Cumberland  Branch Store at Oourtenay B.C.  X well selected *������to*rtk of Ilnrdwarc carried.  DEATH OF   MRS S. G.  DAVIS  Mrs Davis, whose familiar face  and figure has been associated with  Union ever since its beginning, passed away at noon on Sunday la ft  Tho deceased lady had been a ������uf-  ferer for many months; and her  death therefore was not unexpected.  Neveriheh-88 the universal esteem  iri which she was held, the many  good deeds which are registered in  her favor, have caused a feeling of  general sorrow throughout the town  and the patrons of the popular  Union Hnei will miss the kindly  lady's c:ire.  Mrs Mercy C Davi8 came to B.  C-about 35 years ago, Mr Davis  ���������coining tir:"t in 18G2, and after a  Cariboo experience, going hack" to  England,to brini? ou; his helpmate'  from her birthplace in Gor'nell?  Staffs, England. Living for many  year.-' in NanniaK*., Mrs David came  up to Union in its Ciwrt years ami  she was, at the time of her death,  the earliest lady resident of this  place. Ot unfailing kindness and  charitable disposition, there ia no  a resident oi Union and Cumberland-today, but. who feels that they  have-lost a friend, and sincerely  ���������mourns her loVs. Nanaimo too  numbers many friends, and it is safe  to.a-suaiu that Ihu funeral lomor-  "i'W^tr'���������bTr?fiy"-1^^  The remain* were borne from her  late residence this morning to the  train by the following:���������Meaer*-G,  W Clinton. John Matthews, D  Walker, H. Grant. L. Moum-e., Dr  Gillespie and ii. Cue, many irieuds  following. The funeral will take  place tomorrow, Thursday, /from  Hilbe.tsjundei'ahiug pa. lor-, Na ���������  ruuii", the pallbearers being lYIi-mih  Geo. bake), T. U'Conntil, M. B-itv,'  it. Evans, A. Pick, J. Muh;er, A.  MoMun nt-, and W , liuvcridgo, it  whs ilie wit-.h oi thu lalu Mi-i Davie  tha- her remains be laid in the family plot iu Nanaiuio cutiiCtury beside those ol her eldest son wno per*  isiied in the Wellington exilo.ion  some year* ago. Mr i/avis and  thtfii' -,luK'"_iaiuiug sou, -Mr ������S. Da--  vi.s jr., wiil accompany tho remains  to ly.uiuhuo. The details of tint funeral weie arranged by Mr Juhu  Hilberi, who happened to bo in the  bouse at die t'uuo oi demise, tho  liiuid-u-m-- ctii.ivtit/ arriving by special C'-nw-yttuot; iiom ililtiert's Na  uaimo otiabii.hniont on  Monday.  July 12th, Tiain leaves Dopo at  9.80 -in vu un-inR' at 8 q-m, ������Ju,u.  day Uuaoi'i picnic same wum.  MUNIOII-ALITY OF THIS OITY OF  UUtflJ KLAND.  A]ipli''it?i'<nv' will bn received up  t i 12 tt'f'.ftii'k, ii.. 'Hniidiy next the  Kith ii'*'t , /or he p-������-ition of Chy  Auui'.or I'm ih-- >t' n UK)(j, foe .$10.  liV i Ui'Mli  I. W NUN ;s. City Clerk.  CuinbcrliiHl li (J,July 10lh l'JOC.  MUNICIPALITY .OL- THE CITY OF  ������. udkor.t.x.At^u  A|������'-K>-Atiou** will be received up  to 12 -*cb������ek, tn, Monday next,  tht t(Rh in-H.for ������ho  pottltion  of  OM\ <\'������-rk. t-ml'tirv If* per month.  L W.N UN NS, City Clerk  Cumberland 11. C, July 10th 1900,  July j 2th   Train  leaves u-qiuL at u v'  a-m,   returning    at  8 p-m.  Sunday    School  Piouc cui sa::i'.- train.  Drowning Accident  A sad accidentiappened at Sand  wick hst Wednesday by which F  S. Smith, a young man employed  by Mr S Piercy lost hie life. The  fact? are briefly that young Smith  after getting home from this place,  finished up hi- work and went to  . the Taoluii) river,'which skirts Mj  Piercy's fields, for a swim, in company with Mr Piercy's son and  several other lads. After entering  the river. Smith swam a little way  and suddenly gave a cry and sank.  A boy on the bank gave an alnrm  and the other b-.������ys,- who were swimming a little way up the river, at  once came to the drowning boy's  assistance, Matt Piercy even yetting  hold of him, but being f^rce:! t<> re  linquish his hold to avoid being  drowned liimst-lf. Suii'h tlien  sank for the Ja*-t time, and thpuj-h  the other lads-repeatedly dove for  him, they were unable ' to bring  him up and were finally forced to  abandon their atiemp's and run  for assistance, to-Mr Piercys, -By.  the ime the body ? was recovered  aiiout uu hour had elasped and life  wae quite* extinct. The deceased  boy had during hi*? short stay here,  gained the esteem of all with whom  he was thrown in contact. Latterly  he had driven Mr Piercy's milk  delivery wagon and his unfailing  good nature and courteous demeanour, made friends for him wherever  he went, so that exp-ess-ions of regret were heard throughout *he 'own.  None felt bis loss more than Mr  Piercy, who undertook the iask of  preparing for the funnal.iu a way  no wise different ths*n had he been  his own son, meanwhile com-  ���������nTunicati ng���������wi th���������the���������dead���������boy s-  pe-tple in New Brunswick, where  several sisters arid a brother are  left to mourn his loss. Word was  received from them to ship the re-  maint" home. Preparations were^  at once made to do this, but the  regular steamer having left before  word was rectived, Mr C Grant  kindiy offered to take the remains  to Nanaimo for shipment. Just  outside Comox harbour however,  the launot. MK'ints wttnt,out oi gear  and oars wete resorted io as far aii  Union Wharf where the (>a:-e was  stated to Captain Phillips  of th*- liner Aoraiiui, i-.fln coaling.  That otUcer at oik.u offeted to carry  the remains to Vancouver, anil  most generously declined payment  of any kind. His kind action will  be long remembered.' Tlie Aorangi  pulled out from tho Wharf ai G a-:n  Sunday. Word has been received  thnt some of the yoiing man's relatives will meet the remains at  Vancouver.  A MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR  Last Wednfipd-y moriiinu:, J.  Martin, nn Austrian living in a cn-  bin beyond the C >iirlhnuwr*, was  brought to the hospital, with a cut,  orht'uiieon the forehead, and with  tiii lower limbs apparently para*  1 v/orl. As a rotmli of enquiry, Con.  Tuom^nn nrro������ied John Franci', n  purtnerof Martin'-. He pro'c-.ied  his innncei'c.,< and diuciaiuied all  knowledge of how Martin was in*  juetl. beyond he iring drunken moti  tnllfing otrsitlH ihe cabin that night  lie had been working, ai.d had come  home at midnight and gone lo i.������il  after w������inhing hirnt-olf. Afte- hear  in{-\< h-it i-'vidt-i.ee rouid b������> gHther-  o<\, F'nncjj win-* "dmiticl h> bail  nemling the recovery of Martin wno  if vet unable to give an account of  him-elf.  Tb������������ r-efond luvtrin-** of ihi������ Martin     Vt'vtumv on m   I'-iiiit-   np   lufnri*  Judge Abrajria Monday eveninn, C  II, li. I'otti* for prt-*'-cu"i.������n   ! After  sonu-evidence was tak":t the   ca���������*<.*  ������v.j ri'n,:H!������it*<l for I  week,  The Magnet Cash Store  w* ^���������^<$mk$  Close inspection  uf our Wall Papers reveals their  great superiority. Our New Papers  are simply the perfection of excellence���������alto that our  1906 FiskiBg Tackle  is the l est.  m  r.E- BATE  NOTICE  Persons are hereby notified that  the provisions of the cow by-law  must be observed esp-cially rtgard-  ing confining the animals and re-  movini*: hells at night or proceedings will be taken against the  owners.  Horses are included.  W Wiilard, Mayor  -H^H������^'^H^-^I^^^^^-M^^I^^'-^'M^������^������  ....-'  WEDDING  i PRESENTS  -*       A   Sugg-estion for   iCvwy    .,  Glance  in my  Window or   ��������� ���������  ���������I"     ShOW Cfl89B.. ��������� ������������������ ������������������  in"iini Ti-*T-niririnniii ���������Mini���������iwi i���������i���������ini���������iwmmmmm  !_!  As a Gift Store there are   ��������� ���������  no rival/'     You may sc-    ..  cure .modest, yet pleasing  --    Gifts, for as little an $1 00,   ���������f  ������* ������*  ���������    with every  wanted price   ������������������  between,up to $100,00.       ]*.  wjmmtJWMM*  Stoddart  1  Tho  Watchmaker & Jewel]ar  9mammmawe*meBwaMaemmmaWat*eameM*e*waa*aaamW  I  Dull Evenings,  j Are Banished  ���������        WHEN YOU OWN   A.  Columbia  Graphophone  It VVii.i. l*iit������vii)B  TUB BUST MUSIC  TUK K(/rV.VIKSriiON08  THK MO?i;i  LAtKjHAULB  I'.KIIIT AI VtH'lt OWN I"1HKMI"R, AT  A MtlliKIUTI'Cos'l', WltlTKVOH  tJ.VI',U.(Mll'i: OK >,'At,l.   AT  Church Parade  Tito f^fi"���������.''��������� nro) Oo-*���������*.���������������/������ ymfff  Hrlton Lotlw Ih-*I Sfiiulay* at*������������f,d.  i .1 .liviiH- -"orvicf nt tn*> i'r-������*^vNr  inn ('bwrch iit Hiitnlwick. Driving  Ki Courtenuv, thev were mrit there I  by tht������r������*bv <be CiMtrd-nay Orange-  mcu, ami from Owr* twirrh**) ������-> Oim ���������  FLETCHER BROS.  Z      VICTOniA, NANAIMO  # VANCOUVER.  |  sic .������������������.-������.. pot n.r.  t  Church, where ������htt Revd Mr Mmi.*  '/,|(>  plttMUIU'U .ill   btU^U.Uh     MU.U..,  Rt������tumitii! to CuiiiIi������i1ium1 thp two  lodge*- p-Teeeded to th" Grace  Metho������li-"t Church, when* Hevd Mr  Mclnlyro. him-'t-lf a member of tho  OrtinycOnb-r. gave ft Wtih'y In-  (���������tiuctivt? ilir>o mm on the Order.  The 'v' !.<������������������!!;���������'������������������* maib' a lilt** mv-  ���������,���������������������������������...int't! utaichiiig io r������'g.t!i-i, about  OO "i'kit-p* pur*. Thv i'titnl>crl*ind  Hfiini'twndii'Corted the proc������"Pioii  from the Lof.i. roi'in to the Church  Hiui Imi'K agali*. ui ������=^*tijt^'>wfi*(;r������Td!i*8(a  'W**v&  .*r%K^  ^  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  EBEN HOLDEN  By IRVING BACHELLER  tmeaiH*.  MOO,   er   LOTHROP   PUrtLISHI NC   COMPANY  *4*������tm������������W*Wtt������ttttttft������ mff������H1'frfttfft*H'������f'  ^em*ee*ee*0*m*^**ee***eetee>e'**e*ta**etm*mm>eee****eeee*e  ���������Continued from last week.)  '���������She*" is a very strange woman,  Loida."  "I,dare say sho is a very awkward  and disagreeable woman; bin, then,  it is the mother in thc .woman you  will have to deal with. All .mothers  are gentle and kind, I am sure.  Everything will, tome right, Francesca���������I am, sure it will���������and you  will lovo each other when Lancelot  comes back as you never could  have loved had you not been separated. Ah, Francc-scsi, all 'women, in  one way or other, have to find out  that of all the sorrowful things in  life the hardest of all is loving."  And the girl was for the time consoled, because Loida understood that  in the first hours of sorrow comfort  must often consist in promising the  impossible, and in asserting whatever is the desire of the "wounded  heart. Francesca wished to believe  all that Loida said; she therefore accepted her assurances, nnd took what  ..hope they promised her. Another  course might have v>een more prudent and less kind. As it was, Francesca suffered very much. No one  knew at the time how much, for the  - circumstances seemed to suddenly develop in her girl-heart a woman's reticence and noble restraint. For  some days thc affair was not spoken  of again, and. the squire noticed the  pallor of his daughter's face and the  singular stillness of her manner.  "Whatever is the matter with my  little girl?" he said to Miss Vyner  one afternoon. "She is either sick or  in trouble. Is it about that young  man, Loida?"  "Things    are    not   very    pleasant  about him, are they, Kashleigh?"  ���������-���������"No-���������th-ey���������are���������rt"ot"���������Jr~sra~sot~'td~  blame, am I, now?"  ������ '   "I cannot say you arc,"  .   "Woll, then?/' .  "Nay, brother, I never talked much  about  my     own   trouble;    it  is  not  ��������� likely I   will talk of Francesca's,   I  dare say she will tell you sooner or  later, whatever there is to toll."  "Hns he gone away yet? Tell mo  that much."  Before Loida could answer, the  door opened nnd Francesca entered.  The squire looked kindly at her,  \ and drew her chair close to his own.  She sat down and laid her head  against his big breast, and as he  silently stroked her head, she began  to cry. He was much moved. His  voice trembled with tho tears in it,  as he said;  "Fnineescn! "Why, honey! Why,  joy!    Whatever is the nuitter?"  "Lancelot, has gone away trom England,  fa thei."  "Me will come back, I'll be  bound!"  "He says he will not como back,  lie gave mo back my troth, He  says  I must forget him I'oivver,"  "The impudent rascal! lie gave  thee thy troth! My word, but he  was never  worthy of thee!"  "Fat.her. you must not, sny a  word against Lancelot, It is bo-'  cause he is so noble, y.o honorable,  so truly /ond of me that he gave up  our engagement, I want you- to Iind  mlt where, he 1ms gone to, Hu did  not  tell  mo,"  "Nay, my dear, I will not do  that, If he has gone, Jet. him go.  l-'ratieeseu    Atle-i'trin    is   lie!    Midi     a  lass as to run alter a sweellji-art-���������  prince or spinner."  ."Father, dear, Lancelot wnssDmo-  thlng more tlutu n passing sweetheart. Wis had only one heart anil  one llfo between us, it anything  happens to Lancelot, I hIhi 1J dio  too,"  "Nay, thou wilt not. Thou Imst  moro senso thnn to break thy heart  lor any man. Why-n! it is not maidenly to talk that way."  "Father, I do not live In scraps  and little bits as soma women do;  an hour of lovo und an hour of  merry-making, a thought about  ninn-iagp nnd so on���������l lovo you with  all my heart-���������I would not for ono  weok give you up, father, to he  queen of England. I lovo Lancelot  in tho sit mo altogether way. Lance-  Jot has gone away because he has a  ......!>/. mi.., j,!���������   hih na  iel  um  hliitle,  T   wttet     ���������<     '"ril   nut    iiJiM','   I���������������������������      V.i'.  gono to, for ] want to write to him  und tell him 1 would gladly share all  his misfortune*'. Father, here is hit.  Inst letter. Head it. Anyone may  rend   the   wok)   of   n   hive  no   lit'"1 -en  hearted."  Tho squire took the lot tor with  Homo reluct nine, and only read it b<-  cnURO Fraiiiescit's head upon Ins  heart mado her pleading irresistible,  "Jt In a intflilling bit of despair,"  hi> paid, when h,. |i;n| rvbitieed at  Lancelot's  "farewell."  "And  I  must  ��������� ne t h������ Ind loo- > I. it it* tlio veiv bent  thing possible under thu cim'iu-  Btances,"  "lbit what ci-.Mni.stuwTS, father?"  "Uv dear, I do nut know Unit I  can say ".vhat ciicinustunces.' I may  fcuve tny miftpicions, but I    havo   no  l..,1.1 l<������ ti.ve li.iiii ������, h.iUa!.  It Wliuitl  sever   do    to    put   ausoiciua    (nt*  wottiH, cunt ���������ni-_.it fit.? tno nrggest  wrong of all. P.ut I will say this  much: Lancelot is in no way to  blame, I am sure. T hold him to be  square and honorable *s a man can  he'."'  "Thon find out where ho has gone  to, father."  "I'd rather not. Thou might write,  to him."  "Yes, I would write to him."  "It would not be kind of thee. Forgot, and let him forget."  "No; I will not forget. He may  forget, if he can. I will not forgot.  I will remember, and I will love him  to the end of iny life."  "Dear me! What stubborn stufT  women are made of!" And he looked  half reproachfully at. Loida, , who  sat, with an expression o* approval  on her face, opposite to Ir-m.  "Brother," she answered, in reply  to  his  accusing glance���������"brother,  it  ls a very good thing for men generally that women are made of stubborn stuff. I cannot think what men  would do if women were not so mado  as to believe black was white, and  stand to their conviction."  "To be sure!   To be sure!"  "Father, you will find out for me  where Lancelot has gotie to. I cannot do such a thing as that for lny-  scli     Can 1?"  "1 should think not. Don't theo  cry in such a way as that. Thou  breaks my heart.* I will do what'''  thou asks me to do; but I tell theo  plainly I would deal rather not do  it. And don't thee try my'love too  far. I would call it taking a mean  advantage of a fond heart."  He rose with the words, and going  to the window, he said:  "It is raining hard. But I think I  -wili-go-feo-the���������stables-a-bit,���������-���������Thore-  aro always things that should be  done there in bad weather. And  they will not get done if somebody  does not see after them."  It was an errand mado to escape  the sorrowful atmosphere of tho  room, and perhaps neither of thc  women wa,������. sorry for it. The squire  was evidently only sympathetic in a  small degree, and Francesca felt as  if the world ought to turn upon the  axis of hor loss. Nothing else in it  appeared worth thinking- about or  conversing about, and she sat down  in thc large chair her father had just  vacated, tho very picture of woe,  For a short time Loida remained  silent. The rain beat against the  windows; the fog shut the nearest  trees and shrubs from sight; vision  was restricted to the room in which  they sat; and, except for tho leaping,  blazing fire and tho shining steel  grate and hearth furniture, tho room  partook of tlie gloom outside, Tho  pictures were dim, tho furniture almost black, tho carpets darkly indeterminate, the curtains hail a depressed "hang," the china ornaments a ghostly pallor, and there  wns no cheerful sound to appeal to  another sense.; only tho wind wailing  round tho garden nnil dashing the  loose ivy sprays against tho casements,  Youth is so impatient of suffering,  nnd Francesca was not only nma/ed,  but almost, indignant, at tho cruel  fate which had suddenly deprived her  of Iter happiness, Always before, in  all her small trials, she hud received  instant and unqualified sympathy; always heioro the squire had been sui'-  firieiit to being lier help or relief.  She would not believe but that ho  could, if lio would, bring back Lancelot, She was sure Lancelot was going nutty for want of money, and  sho felt her father's silence on this  subject to be particularly unfeeling,  She hud still a childish idea that  her father's resources were unlimited;  und she wiih certainly feeling, at  that hour, that the chief and most  desirable usn of money was to bring  home again her lover,  "What is tho um' of being rich,"  sho asked Loida, "if you cannot uso  riches to save love? There Is nothing  on earth better than lovo, oh, Loida?"  "Yes, there are things better than  love���������nobler limn lou* ��������� without  which any lovo worth having cannot  exist."  ..'et   .   i..  i  .... V       t-  ovorvtVtltig  love."  "Vou might glvo vour llfo. but yet  thoro is something you would not  gise, something mure precious than  ble���������honor. 1 know what vou em  thinking, Fraiu*enca. I know you era  Inclined to bin ine your good father  for not offering Lancelot mortoy  enough to keep him In Fngland. My  dear, If Lancelot had taken such  money, J, for one, would despise hwu,  Iu ������ little while you would despiso  him also. A man ulm cannot support It Wife linn I o hiiMtte*i������ with Ol*iO.  lo tat;-������ a ttiitn'H (lnueliter i*, n great  demand upon any I'm her'* heart, yet  tt    lilVef   for   the   da'UjIf'ef"*   Mt-e   iml.V  i'ntd courage to at-fc m������ much but to  take money hIh..' We will not disci;.*'.'* u (oniuigi in-y like th.it.     It   Is  ml"    of    linno-'.-ible    i-Mi'vfff.'f.lf |.-ir,    firt'l  I am aui������ Lancelot  ���������* un honorable  T   V.-nubl   give  ire  mo for  gentleman."  "It is easy to talk of 'honor,' Loida. Honor! Honor! What is it? A  noisy nothing, invented by the proud.  Am I to lose love for honor? And  how is Lancelot's honor at stake?  I do not understand. He spent all  his money in that dreadful mill, for  his honor. Our marriage was put off  because his money was gone, and it  was not 'honorable' to ask for mo  while he was poor. Ono can understand how poor women sudor for  love, in some way or other, all their  lives long. But it is not fair to  throw 'honor'  at their hearts also."  "Being what you are, Francesca,  honor obliges you to bo noble in all  things; and so to nobly deny yourself, even in love."  "I shall die for 'honor,* then. I  cannot livo long without Lancelot."  "Other women have loved and lost,  and lived on."  "I am not 'other women.' Every  one is cruel to mo, oven Lancelot.  Why did he go away without seeing  me? If there was any dishonor in the  case, I would have forgive*} him the  dishonor."  "Lancelot would never forgive himself. I should say that a dishonorable thought was impossible to him.  There may be circumstances unknown  to any one, making it a kind of dishonor to see you again. And do not  speak lightly of such self-denial. For  no one can annul dishonor; it is irreparable, and though its loss may  be forgiven, who can restore it? A  fleece stained by the dyer never regains its whiteness. A character  stained by dishonor never recovers  the glory of a stainless integrity."  "Do not preach to me, Loida. I  am so miserable."  There was a few minutes' silence.  Francesca sat with hor head thrown  back and her eyes closed. Loida's  hands were busy with her crochet,  but her heart was in a ���������'empest of  feeling, of uncertainty, of pitiful  sympathy. She glanced upward; the  storm was unabated, the room growing more and more gloomy. Francesca's face was the imagine of despair; its pallor was the dull pallor  of heartache. The child was suffering greatly; no one knew that better than Loida Vyner.  Stie came suddenly to a determination. Then she put aside her trifle  of work and took her chair to Francesca's side. Francesca let her clasp  her hand. It was cold, and the limp  fingers    made no   responsive   effort.  CONDEMNED AS FOOD  NEARLY  EVERYTHING  WORTH   EAT-  I      ING HAS BEEN UNDER A BAN.  She had made~up her mlnclTb bear  her sorrow without discussing it.  "Francesca, my dear."  "Yes,  Aunt Loida."  "Look at me and listen to me. I  am going to tell you about Dick  Alderson: Dick was���������I hope in  God's mercy Dick is yet���������my lover."  Then Francesca opened hor eyes  and looked with interest into her  aunt's face.  "I never talk to any one about  Dick. I have not uttered his name  to mortal man or woman, except to  his dear mother, for ten years; yet,  Francesca, I love him���������I lovo'. him.  with all my heart and soul. Must I  tell you about Dick?"  "If you please, dear aunt."  "Your mother and I wero co-heiresses of a small estate near Tipham  Market. Our pnnonts died when we  wero young, We had no near relatives. Tho Aldersons wore friends;  wo went there very often, l,)ick was  their only child, and Dick loved mo  when I was a girl ten years old. At  a ball in tho city of Ycrk your mother mot, Squire Atherton, and when  sho married him 1 sper.t my time between this house and Alderson Bars.  You know how you love Lancelot; so  I loved Dick, There never was any  other love>* or tlinuirht in niv heart.  (To bo Continued.)  -Milt.  The other day tlio writer saw a  young girl upset hoiiio salt at tlio tablo  nnd thon pick up a pinch and throw It  over her left shoulder. Sho said that  If sho didn't sho would quarrel with  her best friend. It Houmoil silly to  think that tho spilling of tho salt was  going to niiiko thu quarrel, and it seemed Just iih silly to think that tlio tossing of some of It In a certain direction  was going to help matters, Hut, llko  moat old superstitions, thoro In soma  reason back of It.  Salt, as you know, Is a groat purifier. It prevent* deeuy, In a tonic and  Btrongthoner and is nocossary to the  health und even to tho llfo of men aud  animals. Tlio ancients looked upon It  ob always pure nnd lasting and modi  It tho token of friendship. Out of tbli  undoubtedly grow the idea that whon  ���������olt i> spilled friendship is broken  Tlie Arabs regard salt as sacred, and 8  Bedouin in tho desert, who would rot  and kill you perhaps otherwise, be  come* vrinr frlond nnd protector against  nil enemies if he eats salt witli you, hli  way of offering hospitality.���������Now Yort  Times.        Qtevti and MIorobM.  It wu noticed in Farla whsn Kin*  Kdwara wm there that he always appeared in publlo with his right hand  gloved, but not his left, As it is a common practice to carry the right glove  loose, and not tho left, much specula-  tion has been oxcltcd by the King's re-  vor������al of this custom. One learned  writer suggests .that It la due to a  sound pereeptlon of hygienic propriety.  Tho object or a glove, he iny**, it not  to adorn but to protect the hand. Which  hand has the more constant employment and ia therefore brought into closer contact with microbes? Why, the  right hand. It follows that in keeping  that bund plow! the King shews bla  unfailing sense.  From the D*ya of Adam There Has  Been Not Only Forbidden Fruit, bat  Forbidden Meats and Vegetable*.  The Peculiar Belief of "Toteml-m."  From the days of Adam and Eve to  the present time there has been not  only forbidden fruit, but forbidden  meats and vegetables. For oue reason or another people have resolutely  refused to eat any and all kinds of  flesh, fish, fowl, fyiits and plants.  Thus the apple, the pear, tho strawberry, the quiuce, the bean, the onion, the  leek, the asparagus, the woodpecker,  the pigeon, the goose, the deer, the bear,  the turtle and the eel���������these, to name  only a few eatables, have been avoided as if unwholesome or positively injurious to health aud digestion.  As we all know*, the Jews have loug  had a hereditary antipathy to pork. On  the other hand, swine's flesh was highly esteemed by the aucient Greeks and  Romans, This fact is revealed by the  many references to pig as a dainty bit  of food. At the great festival held annually in honor of Demeter roast pig  was the piece de resistance in the bill  of fare because the pig was the sacred  animal of Demeter. Aristophanes in  "The Frogs'" makes one of the characters hint that some of the others  "smell of roast pig." These people undoubtedly had been at the festival,  known as the Thesmophoria, and had  eaten freely of roast pig. Those who  took part in another Greek mystery or  festival, known as the Eleusinia, abstained from certain food and, above  all, from beans.  Again, as we all know, mice are esteemed In China and in some parts of  India, but the ancient Egyptians,  Greeks and Jews abhorred mice and  would not touch mouse meat. Rats and  field mice were sacred in old Egypt  and were not to be eaten ou this account. So, too, in some parts of Greece,  the mouse was the sacred animal of  Apollo,.arid mice were fed in. his temples. The chosen people were forbidden to eat "the weasel and the mouse  and the tortoise after his kind." These  ���������came-under-the-designation-of-uncleanr  But people have abstained from eating kinds of flesh which could not be  called unclean. For example, the people  of Thebes, as Herodotus tells us, abstained from sheep. What is the matter with mutton chops? Then,, the ancients used to abstain from certain  vegetables. Indeed, the Romans sneered at those Egyptians who did not dare  to eat onions, leeks or garlic, aud yet  tho Romans themselves were superstitious about what they ate or what they  should avoid eating.  In his "Romau Questions'* Plutarch  asks, "Why do the Latins abstain  strictly from tho flesh of the woodpecker?" In order to answer Plutarch's  question correctly it Is necessary to  have some idea of tlio peculiar custom  and belief called "totemlsm." There ls  a stago of society In which people claim  descent from and kinship with beasts,  birds, vegetables and other objects.  This object, which Is a "totem," or  family mark, they religiously abstain  from eating. The members of tho tribe  are divided into clans or stocks, each  of which takes tho namo of somo animal, plant or object, as#tho boar, the  buffalo, the woodpecker, the asparagus,  and so forth. No member of the bear  family would dare to eat boar moat,  but he has uo objection to eating buffalo steak, Even tho marringo law ls  based on this belief, and no man whoso  family namo ls Wolf may marry a woman whoso family namo Is also Wolf.  In n general way it may be said Unit  almost all our food prohibitions spring  from tho extraordinary custom generally called totemlsm. Mr. Swan, who  was a missionary for many years in  the Kongo Freo State, thus doscribos  tho custom: If I wero to ask tho Yoke  pooplo why they do not oat zebra flesh,  thoy would reply, "Chljila"~-i. e., "It Is  a thing to which we have an nntljia-  thy," or, bottor, "It is one of tho things  which our fathers taught us uot to cat."  So it seems tlio word "bashllaiig"  means "the pooplo who havo an antipathy to the leopard'," tho "basha-  lamba," "those who havo nu antipathy  to tho dog," and the "luiHhllanlanzefu,"  "thoso who liavo an antipathy to the  elephant." In othor words, tlio members of those stocks refuse to eat their  totems, tho siobra, the Jeopard and tbe  elephant, from which they take their  uuiuui.,  Tho _urviv.nl of nnt!r,><''.v to or-rtnlrt  foods was found among pooplo os  highly civillxod as tbe Egyptians, tho  Greeks and tho Romans. Quito a list  of animals whose flesh was forbidden  might Uo Uiuwu Up. i'ut ..Aau.mV'. lu  old Egypt tho sheep could not bo oaten  in Thobcs, nor tho goat In Mendcs, uor  the eat in Iluluistls, nor the crocodile  at Ombos, nor tho rat, which wiih sacred to Hn, tho sun god. However, the  people of one place hud no Ket-uplei  about eating tho forbidden food of another piitee, and tliU often led to 1'C  llglous dlsputei- and bad blood.  Among the vegetables tnbooert as  food by tho Egyptians may be mentioned the onion, tlie garlic ami the  ioek. Luelnn says that the iuhubUtui'*  of Peiasium adore*, tbe ouu/u, Acy..'  Ing to Pliny, the Egyptians used fo  swear by the leek and the onion. Juvenal pokes fun at those who thought it  a 6in to eat them. He exclaims, "Surely  a very religious nation and a blessed  peace where every garden is overrun  with gods!"  The survivals of totemlsm among the  ancient Greeks are very interesting.  Families named after animals and  plants were not uncommon. One Athenian genus, the Ioxldae, had for its  ancestral plant the asparagus. We  may be sure that this plant was tabooed  as food to every man, woman and child  of the Ioxldae,-  CAVE OF THE WINDS.  r  The   Vl-lon   Carved   In   Stone   Under  the HUIh of Dakota.  The great wind cave has the form of  an eight story house, each story, or'  stratum, containing a distinct formation of its own aud each containing'  chambers of a size aud magnificence j  of decoration such as have never beeu '  found in any subterranean cavern of J  the world. > .',. j  It is a dream, a nightmare, a vision, j  carved in solid stone under the green!  hills of Dakota, stone as white as the'  milk the hired man used to give us to,  drink in the dawn ��������� of a happy June i  morning, stone as red as the heart of j  the first bloodroot that you dug in the  spring when the world was all spring  to you, and stone that is blue with a;  blue that all the painters who have!  ever painted Venice have tried to' get!  for generations and have failed.  Frozen  fountains  are there,  white;  with the leaping foam of untold ages;;  sculptured cats and horses and great |  monsters to be dreamed about o' nights  and feared in dark corners in the daytime, organs built by the hands of!  giant gnomes for a Titan to play wild  hymns of praise upon, a kitchen for  the  cooking  of   weird  dishes   never j  thought of up here in the sunshine, all!  manner and all kinds of rooms, ninety;  miles of them, down there under the  hoofs of the gallant little range horses  who pound the grass into hay the year,  round, up there in South Dakota.���������Exchange, i  Napoleon'a Ink "Wiper.  Napoleon was  a hero to his valet,'  -Gonstantr-though--he-sadly���������marred-thek  servant's effort to dress him neatly.1  Said the valet:  His breeches were always of white  cashmere. But two hours after leaving  his chamber it often happened that1  they were all spotted with ink, thanks  to his habit of wiping his pen on them  and shaking ink all arounll him by!  striking his pen against the table. However, as he dressed iu the morning for  the whole day, ho did not change his  toilet on that account,,but remained in  this state until night. The whole inside  of his boots was lined with white fustian. Whenever oue of his legs itched,  ho rubbed it with the heel of the boot  or shoe with which the other leg was,  shod, thus heightening tho effect of the  spilled ink.  An An-Rrnvntcd Ca*e.  Lord Justice Clerk Eskgrove, in sentencing certain housebreakers, began  by explaining the various crimes of  which they had boon convicted���������assault, robbery nnd hamesucken, of  which last ho gave them the etymology.  Ho then reminded them that they had  attacked the house and robbed it, and  so worked gradually up to tho climax,  "All this you did, and, God proservo  us, joost whon they wero sottln* down  to their dinners"���������Law Notes.  A Lontf Life,  To prolong llfo ono should take plenty of sleep nnd romein-her to sleep lying1  on tho right side, Indulgo in a mornlug  bath in tepid wator, tnko daily exorcise  in tho open air, keep tho window of the  sleeping room open all night, take fro-'  tpient and short holidays, not bo over*'  ambitious and hold otto's temper.  Conslilvrnie DUoretlon,  Stronger-How long sluco you made  an arrest, constablo? Constablo Hi  Medilcr-Qulto a conslddyrublo spell.  I'm goin' n leotlo slow 'bout haulln'  'em lu Jost now. Wo hain't got no  place to put 'em 'ceptlu' Cy Tedder'a  chicken coop, au* Cy's got a ���������ottln'  hou ou.  The Vevt ot It.  "It's love that makes tbe world go  'round," said tbo old fashioned soutl-  men tn list.  "No," auswered Miss Cayenne; "It  merely makea acme people co ci.r.y  thnt thoy think tho world Is gotnjj  'round."  The dawn of tbe future is announced  to such as onn read Its signs, und we  gyiw?uf'.'?���������v-,;'."'hviiy lo it. ii>n"iU:o  itronar.  Fair Customer--Havo you any good  butter? Dairyman���������Certainly, madam,  My reputation roHts upon my butter,  I air ''uMutiier- if tlie last I nut of yon  was a fair sample, your reputation cur-  tiimlv  rex Is oa  a strong toUMUutiOU.���������  Chicago News.  Disappointed lovo makes the misery  of youth, disappointed ambition Unit  of manhood ami successful avarice tbat  ot ag������.���������(joldamitb. p  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  WOMEN WHO SUFFER  SHOULD READ THIS  SHE    WAS    CURED    OF    FEMALE  TROUBLES   BY   DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS.  They Made a New Woman of Her and  She Blesses the Day She First Heard  of Them.  Newmarket, Ont, May 7���������(Special)  ���������The case reported below is another  of the many thousands of instances  of Dodd's Kidney Pills coming to the  rescue.of weak, suffering women. Mrs.  M. Donor, of this place, says: ���������  "For more than three years I suffered from weakness and female  trouble brought on though my kidneys  failing to act properly. I was bothered with a pain in the small of my  back, headaches, dizzy spells, heart  ilutterings, depression, loss of sleep,  poor appetite and a terrible drugging  sensation as if a weight was fastened  round my loins. I tried doctors and  took all kinds of medicines, but nothing seemed to do me any good. Then  a neighbor told me, of Dodd's Kidney  Pills and advised me to try them. I  did so and after taking six boxes I  am entirely cure:l.  "Do you mean to tell me that you  have lived*'in this out-of-the-way place  for ten years?"  "'That's right, stranger. Just ten  years."  ���������Tm surprised. T can't see what  you find to keep you busy."  "I. can't find anything. That's the  reason I like it."���������Milwaukee Se'nti  nel.  AN AID TO  MOTHERS.  Baby's Own Tablets is the very best  medicine in the world for curing the  minor ailments ot" babies ���������arid young  children. It is the best because it is  absolutely harmless. It is the best  because it never fails to effect a cure.  A few doses relieves and cures constipation, indigestion, colic, diarrhoea  and simple fevers. It breaks up colds  ��������� thus preventing croup��������� expels  worms and brings teething without  tears. Not one particle of opiate or  poisonous soothing stuff is in this  medicine. Mrs. Hugh B. Denton,  Scotchtown, N.B., says: "I have used  Baby's Own Tablets and have always  ���������-i"ound-them-a-satisfaatoi".yjnAdiciiLa,":  You can get the Tablets from any  medicine dealer or by mail at 25 cents  a box from.The.Dr. Williams Medicine  Co., Brockville, Out.  '���������Yes; I believe"! did say you were  ���������always lying  about  yourself."  "I'll have you to understand', sir,  that, I am not used to '[this kind of  talk.    I am a gentleman, sir."  "There you go. Can't keep from it  ���������can ,<you?"Mihvaukee Sentinel.  The First Air Brake.  Persons who should have known better thought Westinghouse visionary  when they were told that he proposed  tr stop a train by air. Nobody seemed  inclined to let him try his plan on a  real train, but they did not object to  (his working a model of it in a shop  where lie couldn't do any harm, nor  involve anyone else in expense. He  knew that his schem'e would work, but  he could not make anyone else believe  it. So he continued to sell Ins invention for replacing derailed cars on the  track, and to talk about his brake to  any railroad man was willing to  listen.  '������������������'Woll, havo you ever stopped a  train with this air thing of yours?"  thoy would ask.  No, Ho couldn't say that he had  done so. Nobody would let him try it  even on a train of dump cars  One day he arrived in Pittsburgh,  selling his other iutfeiUion and talking  about his brake notion,to a man  connected with  a  railroad  out there.  '/That's a great idea of yours,"  said t!ie man, wo will try it on our  line!?'  So tho officials of this railroad permitted Wostinghouse to put his "new  "kickshaw" on one of their trains.  But ho had to agree to indemnify the  road for any damage tha^ might be  caused to the train as the result of the  trials! The train was equipped On  the designated day the confident inventor and a group of skeptical railway mien boarded the train on which  the first air brake was fixed. Off went  the train on its trial trip; the engineer put on full speed, and just as lie  had rounded a curve he saw ahead, at  a grade crossing; and in'the middle of  the track, a loaded wagon, a man and  a boy and a balky horse. Tlie engineer  moved ibis little lever, and the first  train that was ever stopped by air  pulled up at a standstill several feel  short of tlie obstruction.  Thus, on its first trial, the Westing-  house air brako saved life and prevented damage'to property. Thenceforward  talking was, unnecessary; all that had  to be done was to make brakes. The  inventor thought of that clause securing compensation to the railroad for  any damage he might do to the train,  and lie laughed. His fortune, dated  from that day. He was then only  twenty-two^���������Success Magazine  Wkoe* Key ttelocked the Drawer T  Here Is a true story told by a doctor.  This doctor had a patient, a brother  physician, who was ill of a disease no  one has ever cured yet The sick man  realized that his case was hopeless,  aud he knew, too, that before he died  he would go through horrible convulsions. He begged his friend to kill  I>^������. In order to spare his wife the  sJeJ-tof anything so unforgettably hideous, and the physician, bound by his  code of ethics, refused. The sick man  begged his wife to let him have his revolver, but she refused. The physician locked the drawer of the bureau  In which It lay and gave the wife the  key. Two days later the sick man  shot himself, and the revolver he used  was his own. He had unlocked the  drawer.  "We found the key In It," said the  doctor. "It was not, the one I had  given to tbe wife. I took It, and when  Iliad a chance I went quietly into the  room occupied by the man's mother.  The key exactly fitted the lock of her  bureau. That's all I know, except that  the mother came out of the house with  her bonnet and cloak on two minutes  before her son shot himself."  Decide for Yourself  Whether It is not better to use Pure Tea like  no if Aimi!  CEYLON NATURAL GREEN TEA than  adulterated Japan.  Lead    Packets ' Only,    40c,    50c,    and   60c   per   lb.       At   all   grocers,  Hlflhest Award St Loula 1904.  From the Argonaut: When the eminent Wu Ting Fang was Chinese minister at Washington he was tho guest  of honor at one of the leading clubs,  where he made an address, and was afterwards entertained by some of the  younger members, who thought it  would be great fun to get tlie orient;?]  diplomat intoxicated. They plied him  with champagne, highballs and beer  until about 3 a.m., by which time most  of the clubmen were maudlin. Cool as  a cucumber, Mr. Wu surveyed the  crowd and said"suavely," in his perfect  English: 'If I didn't know the club  was composed entirely of gentlemen L  should say that you fellows were trying to get me drunk." The session  adjourned very shortly thereafter.  A Small Pill, .but Powerful.���������They  that, judge of the powers of a pill by  Its size. ������������������ would consider Parmelee''s_  Vegetable Pills to be lacking.r It is a  little wonder among pills. What it  lacks in size it makes up in potency.  The remedies which it carries are put  up in these small doses, because they  are so powerful that only small closes  are''required. The full strength of the  extracts is secured in this form and  do their work thoroughly.  Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup is  agreeable to the taste, and is a certain  relief for irritation of the throat that  ���������causesshacking coughs. If used according* to directions it will break the  most persistent cold, and restore the  air passages to their normal healthy  condition. There is no need to re-  ���������commend It to those familiar with it,  but to thoso who seek a sure remedy  nnd are in doubt what to use, the  advice is���������try Bickle's Syrup.  Mrs. Stub!) (nt theatre)���������John, T  .think it an outrage that you should  como in between tho acts wiping your  moustache,  Mr. Stulih���������All right, Mnrliv, next  time HI loiivo tlio loam on it. If you  don't oaro, I don't.���������Chion-go News.  CAUGHT COLD  0NTHEC.P.R.  eamemammemmemm  A. E. Mumford tells how Psychlne  cured him after the Doctors   ;  Save him up  " It is twelve years since Fsychlne cured  me of frnllopitisr conRumptlon," Ths  speaker was Mr. A. E. Mumford, six leet  tall, and looking just what ho is a buiky  healthy farmer. He works his own farm  near Magnotawan, Ont,  " I caught my cold working as a flremait  on tho C.P.R." he continued. "I had  night sweats, chill* and fever and frequent*  ly coughed up pieces of my lungs. I wan  sinking fast and the doctors said there  was no hope for me. Two months treat*  tn������>--it nf Pm>H-,lnf������ put ft-n rlfht on mv fart  and I have' had no return of lung trouble  since."  If Mr. Mumford had alerted to take  Psychlne when he first caught cold he  would havo saved himself������ lot of anxiety  and suffering. Psychlne cures all lung  t-vvWc* hy Jf'tltf-g" the f*orm*-~thr> mot* ot  the disease.  PSYGHINE  (Praoeuacad SMmm)  50c. Per Bottle  Wo cannot help living in some degree  the lives of heroes who are constantly  in our minds. Our characters aro constantly being modified, shaped, and  molded by tlio suggestions which are  thus held.  Tho most helpful life stories for tlio  avornge- youth aro not the meteorio  ones, tho unaccountable ones, tho astonishing ones like thoso of Napoleon,  Oliver Cromwell, and Julius Crosar.  Tho great stars of tho race dazzle  most boys. Thoy admire, hut they do  not feel that thoy can imitate thorn.  Thoy like'to road'thoir lives, buttboy  do no got tho helpfulness and tho cn-  ooiirngemont from them that thoy do  from reading tho livos of thoso who  have not startled tho world so much.  It is the triumph of tlio ordinary  ability which is most helpful iih an inspiration nnd oncouragoniont, Tlio  lil'o of Lincoln luis boon nn infinitely  greater inspiration to the world thnn  tlio lifo of Napoleon pr that of Julius  Cii'sni'.���������-0. S, Mnrsden in "Siiccokr  Mugns-ino.  Dropsy and Heart Disease.���������"For  ten years I suffered greatly from Heart  Disease. Fluttering of the Heart and  Smothering Spens made my life a torment. Dropsy set, in. My physician  told nre to prepare- for the worst. 1  tried Dr. Agnew's Cure for the Heart.  One dose gave me relief, one bottle  cured me completely."���������Mrs. James  Adams, Syracuse,'N.Y.���������107.  Col.    SabcleroftY    commanding    the  troops of tho garrison at Virtak, Rus-  -siaT-was^st-a.bbe'd-a.ndjno*^  ed by an unknown man.  Minard's Liniment lumberman's friend  German' socialists are strenuously objecting to tlte expulsion of Russian refugees from Germany.  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches, Cuban Itch on Human or animals cured in  30 minutes by Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.   It never fails.  At all druggists.  Are You Haunted Day and Night?���������  Mind and body racked and tortured  by evil forebodings, gloomy and dull,  robbed of that "Dirltto rostoror," sloop,  appotlto. gone, norves Bhattorod, generally dobllltiitod? This is none too  dark* a picture for grout South American Nervine to oblitoruto and sot up  ir. ItH stond tlio glowing tints of tho  sun of perfect health.���������-1 OS  Tho Duke of Alirusiw bus arrived at  Mombasa, IMtinh En-it Africa, and will  ntm\ on an expedition to climb Mount  Kiiwt'tiy.ori.  Btmllght Soup is hotter thnn other  soaps, but is best when used in tho  Sunlight way. Buy Sunlight Soap and  follow directions.  Larger ���������*��������������������������� ���������! am* es-avil tfrufff-rt*  Cl. T. A. SUHHJM, Umrbd, Toronto.  A lady in a small Alabama town hud  ooonsion to call at tho cabin of hor  wiishenvomiin, Aunt Uelny. While  wnitini*" for tho article who sought, to  ho found sho obNorved a woolly head  wliieh nprinnrod from under the 'Vitro  of tho bod, and naked:  "Ik that one ut yuur children, Aunt  Uotsy."  "Deed an" Mis, honey," was Iho ro-  P^\Vhnt is its namo?"  "IUI J.i.\ u;..'t _,! .������������������'> wiiiic :���������"<;  Minn Hosa." Aunt Motsy said.  ������������������Why, it uiiiNt be live or six years  old; hiirely it ounht to have u name ut  that !!������(������.    the lady mud.  Aunt Hotsy nodded.  "Dat dono worried me a whole lot,  honey, it sh.t' hut-.'Mie -ui-l, "(bit w\m*  Ah (twin do? My olo man, in* done  u.setJ up nil Hie good muiiet nn do  tlan-KN, an now dnt chile tlt������ hatter  wait t woll ono oh dem die, m ho am  git his iittinc,"���������Siicce*.*.  Mlnard's Liniment used by physicians  Chicago reports an,, improvement in  the service of a summons by a constable He did not pry open the door  or burst iu tho window. He hired a  "full dross suit," and donned it with  all the articles of apparol that tho  books lay down ns correct to go with  that giiifmcnt. Entering an automo-  bilo ho drovte up tho Lake Shore  Drive, and when ho reached tlie ������������������number ho wanted "ho alighted,, swinging  his lavnndor Spring overcoat on his  arm, stoppod lightly up to the palace  door, touched the electric bell, handed tl-o'" attendant his enrd, was admitted to tho .reception room, was io-  eoivod by tlio huly upon whom ho  wanted to servo tho summons, was  bowod out." Tho delights of divorce  uro onliiinood if only tlio,, papers may  bo served ia sucli good form.��������� Now  York Tribumo.  Ask for Mlnard's and take no other  Tho buxom maid had boon hinting  that slm did not think much of working out, nnd this in conjunction with  tho iiigJitJy apponriinco of a rather  xhoonii-li young nuin, emised her mis-  (tress much itpproheiiNioii.  ''Martini, is it possible that you aro  thinking of getting married?"  "Yohiii."   admitted   Martha   blush-  iiiK.  "Not that young iellow who has  been culling on you lately P"  ���������'Yim'ni, bo's the ono,"  ������������������Hut you hnvo known him  only  a  low (lll,VN."  "Three weeks coniu Thursday," corrected Martini..  "Do you think thnt is long enough  to know a man boforo taking such an  important step!"'  ���������"Woll," iiiiNwered Martha with  spirit," 'ain't 's if ho wns somo new  feller. Ho'n well rooommomlod. A  perfectly lovely girl I know was engaged to him for n long time."  ���������-Everybody's Mngns*iiio.  Beecham's Pills are the "'ounce ' jot  prevention" that saves many a dollar for cure. Keep disease from  getting in, and it will never lay you  OUtr-���������  The safeguards against all life's !  common ills are: A Sound! Stomach,  Healthy Kidneys, Regular Bowels  and Pure Blood.  Hundreds of thousands���������both"  men and women���������keep healthy by  using  BEECHAM'S  PILLS  a remedy that has stood the test  tor half a century and is now used  over all the civilized globe. They  purify the blood, strengthen the  nerves, regulate the bowels, aid the  kidneys and cure stomach troubles.  Build up the nervous force and repair the ill effects of overeating.!  The best safeguard against indigestion, biliousness and dyspepsia. '  Take Beecham's Pills regularly  and you will maintain good health  at small cost,  At Small Cost  Sold Everywhere.    In boxes 25 cents.  Attached to any Garment Is a  Guarantee  of  GOOD   MATERIAL  6000 WORKMANSHIP  and Good Wearing Qualities  When Buying OVERALLS,  PANTS, VESTS, SMOCKS,  op   WORKINGMEN'S  SHIRTS  Seo that oaoh nrtlole bears a  lahol like above  Insist on Getting  "King of the Road" Brand  And Take no Other  EVERYGARMENTGUARANTEED  1  There Is no satisfaction keener  than being dry and comfortable  when out in the hardest storm.  OU ARE SINE OF THIS  IfyOUWBAB  yimmoof  OILED aOTHIHG  PtACKORYtUOW,  4fX> CHJAUtVEftrWHWt  TOWBR OANAOIAN CO., LIMITKD,  TORONTO, OANAOA.  Hu,*Miiiii Liberals propose to take u  free hand in solving tho ugrarian problem.  Nothing   looks   moro ugly thnn lo  soo a pei'Hon whose hands are covered  rtv.iv    with    wnrlo     Whv leit'n    tlieie  tllHtitriiromonis on your person whoa  a sure romovur ot all warm, cm iih. etc.  can uu louiul in Hollow ay'a Coru  Cure,  When Remitting by Host, use  Dominion Express Money Orders  and Foreign Cheques  The Best and Cheapest  System   of   Sending   Money  to   any  Place In the World.  Absolutely Safe  Purchaser Is given a receipt and If  order or cheque is LOST or DK3-'  'I'UUYIW, the amount will he promptly REFUNDED. No red n**>u. For  lull   information   and   rates call on  VOCIll lltT'MltS  FOR  Over a Quarter of a Century  wo hnvo successfully treated nervoui  i'Isoiisos caused by Drink and Drugs.  500,000 cures Is our record. We  fpuak truly and say that failure to  obtain a euro by tho Keeley Treat*  iTient Is n failure of tho man and uot  our methods,   Send for facts,  Address lu confldonco  THE KEELEY CURE  133 Osborne 8t��������� Winnipeg.  \ ��������� ! ������������������ >���������, i.,t,.,i ���������.. .. ...in,;.���������;,Mr-  crowd Mime of hit marvelous <leedti, Afterwards n Ninalli-r mini ulm knew him  well remarked to a friend tliat the  boaster, tu his curtain knuvtledtje, hud  never done tho thin^x ho hud claimed  to L������v>   'I'tne.     ' .*.!',<!  *��������� !iy.     <-:tid   Mie  friend, "didn't you call him a liar  tin1!: ittd 'bete ati'l !<���������' f lieenocd ttmn-  w'htti suit of u man he i*r" "I'or the  Kimble reason." answered the small  man, "that my n****y is of u l-lamml  sight more imnortancA to mo than hi*  leputHtion is to him,"  MRS, HUNTER'S STORY  Says Results are "Truly Wonderful."  Mrs, I, Hunter, of  111 Ruffian Road, Kingston, Ont., says;-���������  l havo suffered with  kulnay and liver  trouhlo and chronlo  constipation for some  time.   1   wns   subject  tti    dlzzlww,    Mtiutis  ������      .    i    _...-.        ...........������\,,     If..   Ml.,.!,,      .,.������,  drowHineitH, fmltiH In the back and sltl������,  anil a tlrod, weary feeling nearly all  tho time.  "I tiled ul moat every medicine, was  treatotl by doctor* and -rirugul.tt* with  llttlo or no beneilt.  "t ti'l-'l 1-r. I., onharl*!-. Ar.lPfll,  nnd tho ro*ults have boon truly won*  il'-rful I "-ii **o ttt'ieh tv-.ir AnM-  rill Ih ii most wonderful remely."  All dealers, or the VVIlson-Fyle Co.,  MmitH  Nt.-iaers Falls, Ont ������03  W    N    U    NO.   884 ������A*% a***u**{ij* ������.  " ,t>������;.'������������*-f*ki8itfSSt*j*JW������*rt'rt**.tt-������'.***". ������������������  :/  JAPAUBS  ���������fffE  NKWS,  CUMBERLAND, Bimsjl COLffMJtWA  .it a Low Price,  Wholesale .and Retail.  Sweet and Clean '\yu  ity  ,0o lbs .32.65  IT5-,  JJo. 9 Japtown,....Cumberland B.C.  utmn irrm>tmmrr^_���������^^j.u.emaMM\-ium%tia���������r *^JJm-vl?T!?!!???M^!m*  i*-"1"-'- "    -   *    '-        -���������-"-���������-------- *"  For CANDIES ,  Novelties,  Pictures,  Frames and cleaning  of frames.  p,   HUNDEN  Cumberland  M������MMH''tI*<ilH.I  BAKBBS  "DREAD, Cakes and Pies deliver-  ed daily to any part of City.  fjjllstockof _ Groceries  C, H, TARBELL,  High Grade stoves  and all Kitchen Requirements  gpOHTSMENS GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  vrAV  TRADB tV~AftK"_������  DR8JQK8,  OOPVl'-ECHTU *.(-i  Anyone sontjlnij anl-atel; r.nrt CiosfTlptlnn irwy  fluU .-ly a-oortfiln, free, whoth-,-. an invontiortw  probably puteritnblo. Coniraunlaitlmiu atr'.vttr  .aontldentlftl. Oltlout (VB0uoy;i,tKocurliispat'Ui-3  In Atactica.   Wo hove a Wiwliinston olllco.  Patent* tRkon tUrouula Mima _-. Co. recciv*  K*o.la* BOtl'JH In tbe  80IENTIFI0 aMERIGAN,  ���������JtMtlfully IllQBtiittted. lnnrsst clreiili-.tloc ot  far MlerjUllo journal, weekly, torran .53.0*1 a yewi  {LSOiUc -jaemtba. SpeoliiiHn oopios and -UJfJD  Poo* on Jl'i.TB**Ty rtunt frue. Adcljoas  MUNN   A   CO.,  801 lirottclwu-.. Nw York.  THE PHALANX.  Its Formation In the Military Mfith*  ortx of Ancient Greece,  A phalanx in the military affairs ot  Greece was a square battalion or body  of soldiers formed In ranks and tiles  compact nnd deep with their shields  joined and pikes crossing each other so  as' to render it almost impossible to  break it. At first the phalanx consisted  of 4.000 men, but this number wns afterward doubled by Philip of Macedon,  and the douhle phalanx is hence often  called the Macedonian phalanx. I'oly-  bius describes it thus:  "It was a square of plkemen, con-  Bisfin*,' of 10 in (lank and 500 in front.  The soldiers stood so close together  that the pikes of the fifth rank extended threo feet beyond the front. The  rest, whose pikes were net serviceable  owing to their distance from the front,  couched them upon the shoulders of  those who stood before them and, so  locking them together In file, pressed  forward to support nnd push on the  former rank, by which mentis the assault was rendered more violent and  irresistible." The spears of thoso behind also stopped the missiles of the  enemy. Each man's pike was twenty-  three feet long. The word phalanx la  also used for any combination of people distinguished for solidity and firmness, a''grand phalanx consisted of  10,384 men.  What Hit Him.  Some years ago. while a gentleman  "was walking from St. James* park to  Pull Mall on a bright afternoon in summer, he suddenly received a -blow on  the shoulder which caused him to stumv  ble, and at the same time he heard a  loud, crackling noise. On recovering  he looked around for his assailant, but  there was nobody visible .except a policeman, who wns many yards away.  When the gentleman reached home.  Ms shoulder was examined, but no injury could be found to account for,the  pain in it. Soon afterward the servant,  who had taken away bis master's outdoor coat to brush it, brought back the  garment and pointed out that the nap  on the shoulder was pressed flat as if  a hot wire bad been drawn across it.  Everything, in fact, pointed to the  probability that the wearer had been  struck by a meteor.  The incident might well be used as a  -blackboard���������ijessou~for~-ehildren=ayer  and for some grownup children, too���������  who imagine that "shooting stars" only  ahoot.in the darfe.  Mrs. Crimson beak���������-Knv.e you got ������  real, live goat at your lodge, John?  Mr. Crlmsonbeak���������Why, no, dear. It's  only ft dummy���������a stuffed nffair.  "Why, don't you know that it's against  the Inw to have any bogus butter in yens  possession?"~Yonkers Statesman.  AcronuTie.  Knloker���������Do you practice at ping-  pong?  Booker���������Yes. I open a soft boiled egg  for  breakfast every  morning.  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST-CLASS  CANDY, FRUITS,  CIGARS A TOBACCOS.  mnit-in u  i  A Small Le/?nl Fee.  The smallest fee ever taken by an  English counsel was sixpence, that fee  navlng on one occasion been taken by  tlie late Sir John HplUer. Barristers'  fees wero lu olden times much less  than those now paid. An entry occurs  in tbo churchwardens' accounts of St.  Margaret's, Westminster, for 1470,  showing that a foe of 3s. 8d��������� with  fourpunco for his dinner, was paid to  Bobert Flypott, counsel, learned iu the  law, for bis udvlco.  In Nitre's "("loasary" o Imrrii'ter'B  foo was stated to ho nn nn^el, or 10  shillings. Theso arc ho nit* what different  11 gurus from the (100 guitioiu- paid to  Sir Charl-t" Uut-.soll a number, of yours  ago at the Leeds iwiizou for lens thnn  three hours' work, or at two rate ot  over 3 guineas a miuute.  HARNESS  U      WIJ_l'ARD Ih prnpnntfl to  * * '    lili any Ordurx for Vine or  Heavy Hurniw, at -thort no io.  WILLARD BLODK,      Cumberland,  r-jiiiiiTiiiliiiii  In tlio Art Onllory,  "Ah," exclaimed Mrs. Uldonstlo, who  wan again enjoying tbo splendors of  her new neighbors' art gallery, "a  Corot. I seel"  "Where?" asked hor hostess, looking  doubtfully at tbo entmia which siaimctl  to claim the ether's attention.  "Thorn," I'UaweriKi Mrs. Oldcafltltf,  pointing with ber lorgnette.  "Well, uow, 1 declare. 1 can't hoc a  single crow anywhere around. Vou  don't mean them little black Bpota In  the left Uu������d corner, do you'/ TtK'Ui'tl  clouds!"-  Mining doinRN/yL  NOW IN ITS J9th YRAR  Th/i l������*4Jn������ -mining r*rl<4lo������l of  iti* werM, -vl'li tlio utToriciutt tw"ltf>rl*ll  ������ttn_f ot MtY l' <htilr;i) \Mllill^������.Uim.  t-iiiM-iri|iUnn |pi,oo * y������ (i-mi-a-  Ing I". I'-. (*in*.ill������ii, UexU������u ���������if.-uiif-m.  Snmi'i) ������*'iiy tro*. /fi������m<t fi-r Dot-it  CftMi'-gUo.  rvvxn ATtnv OFfir*-*  MS P������������������irS "Uwt, New  Tho  Until  ot  Chlvnlry.  There was once a man who zealously  declared that woiiu.u has no right to  Invade the Held nf ������-n,.,������ oitrnlrtp man.  Sho should stay at. homo, whoro sho  belonged -  Finally his four Bisters, throo cousins  und two auuit", wnu wero without a  muHCtilino protector, gathered about  tet'i ;ind Inonlree-  "Whoso bomoV Yours?"  Wherein he perceived that theory  cuds whoro fact begins.  A *3 nririt'j,-i Gur������   Kir    Piion,  -   ,.    J*-.;:,   -..'  ;���������,,.., .i r.-.:���������'��������� i  .���������������   V Cl ���������������������,  It ��������� .It.i!-  "       Ml.  II  '.Xrru.ofi.  Hhtu),   hi.-.-Vi  (.������ ,������ -.        jtri>mftr.. ������    ��������� I llii.ll  tdNI'.'KS'i' f.ii* '..".uf.  f������i- ot 'lew I .Ok M-Ml'll-.t", '  ���������"ir**- *et-' c������'io. t!>'Hm '���������"*'  If yonr rtntwu'-'t him.'t it iui'1 ���������*"<. '  soil it will ������m������ lor������"������rrt-d pi������t-i>fci<i ' > I'   ������  ||f4!9U)������Cfl.. Mt' I-*^������'������' Mo-  .!,'  I  ������     I  Tho Cooil nod ili������������ nnd.  0|,(- ini^iii   i������>  '.ui1..iii���������-   I'm-   (tufil   With  the tifitl iiml also tin- leie.iIt or time a  i uniti i us liveii lo loiiii li trtif eMiittiniu  j of hU chtiraeter.   i-oiyttlua, the Uroelc  i ht:.t.ti-t;in,  '-.ii   it?, oa- -i ������������������ .in-.,i  to tin**  I .viiiie rliet't "Tin re M n*< n-.tsutt." nay*  !   ',f,   "Why    Wu   _li.*ulit    IKit    Uuitietltlli-S  li: IJ'ie    iilni    norii.-liiiics    eiiliiiiK-li'l    I'iij  fi  i...     1n-������ i.iii,    |nl,    I"-,    i/'iltt*    \m   ttl\VM,<ill  ri.'lil ttelttier Is it proliabir. that h#  I shuuld be always wroug."  I ��������� ������"'   ���������"  " ' *������������������     ..:^������i&   ���������  -IENERY  TTli ^^~utwaBeatasxtatKwm^-ns%^v*-vet;rTym.v vrui^iKt^i������M'K^ri.ux������'*-s\  P  urseries. Greenhouses  and Seed houses.  Vancouver  B. C.  Headquarterp for Pacific Coast  Grown garden, flower and field  SEEDS  New cro-jt now i". and on test in  our Greenh'''i*?(*b. Af-k your met  chant for them, in sealed j-aekajiee.  If he doesn't handle liieni we will  mail  50 Assorted 5c Packages of Vegc-  tablu und b'l.iwer Stwi-, ( tn- u\vu saleo-  tion) suitable fur H 0 (Tardena  For SI OO  SPECIAL PRICES ON YOUR BULK  SEEDS  B.C. GROWN FRUIT AND  ORNAMENTAL TREF.S  Now ready for Spring shipment.  Ext-ra nice stock of 2 & 3 vear  Apple Tree? @ $20 00 per 100  "    @      $180 00 tier 1.900.  Maynard Plum, ���������       ���������   $1 00 each  Jtalian Prune. 2 yr, fine, $25 per 100  'SutfarPtune, 2 )'r. fine, $30 per 100  Full hst of other stock at regular prices  Mo eKponse, loss or delay of fumigation or  inB-je.cti.on. Lot mo price your 1 at before  jjiacuig your   order  Greenhouse plant", Floral Work, Bee Sup  plies.'Fiuit Pack ay as, Fertibzeru eto  Catalfflgue   Free.  M. J. HENRY  3010 Westminster Road  When In Courtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Every convenience for guetiis.  -~l%e-eenti-alHH-oti������-'l~for"Sportsmen���������-  None bi*t the Best of Wines and   Liquors  at iho  Bar.  RATES  REASONABLE  John Johnston,     Prop.  :       RiGGS   & WHYTE       :  Liverv Stable!  '      'rKAMe'l'KRS AND   DliAYMEN     ���������  ; Single and Douih.k kip'* :  ! fok Hj.uk. All Oudkrh !  ;    PnoMPTiA'   ATTKfc'PKP   to.    ;  i Third St., Cumberland,BC,  When in Oumberland  STAY  AT THE   VENDOME.  RSf   All Oonvknikncjw vou Guksth,  O  Livery  A3STD  Teamin  O     I am prepared   to    O  ? flim?-.!-! Hft*li':h Kirrcr        ?  and do Teaming at    5  reasonable rates.        ������  ������ D. KILPATRlCK     9  Cumberland S  O  ������0  o oOOOOOOOOOoOOOOOO  FOR    PRESENTATION  PURPOSES.  STERLING SILVER TEA SET  QUADRUPLE SILVER PLAT-  , ED TEA and COFFEE SETS  CABINETS for TABLE SILVER  SOLID GOLD WATCHES  LADIES and   GENTS ^VEST-  W1 NS'lER CHIVING CLOCKS  SOLID     GOLD     HEADED  CANES  Det-igiiB Surpassed nowhere  Prices lower .than elbow her"  Inscription Engraving free and  at  P.   STODDART.   Watchmalser   aud   Jeweller,  ���������_*IM-___������������BM������t7*M������MMir������M������H_%aB������������M__nt-^^  First-Clae-3 Accommodation.  ....at Reasonable Rates....  BEST OF WINES & LIQUORS,  S. SHORE,  PROPIUETjail.  8<MVtOll     C������tMM*"i<l*l0������.  A story :la told of a canny 'Scot who  ileajt In old horses, alternating hia  ���������spells of labor with heavy ������prees. Dur.  Ing the period of depression which fal-  lo*ved each overlndulsence John babit-  ually took to bed and there diligently  studied the family Bible. During one  of those fits of attempted reformation  his condition prompted his wife to call  In the Rev. Mr. Wallace, the parish  minister, who at the time happened to  be passing.  "Oh, Malster Wallace, come in and  see oor John.   He's rale bad."  "What's wrung wi' him?'  "He's feart to meet Ids M.a**k<*r,**  said Mrs, John.  Quick as Ore came the crushing reply:  "Humph! Tell'm he needna be feart  for that   He'll never see'ml"  LNTERKSTM  INSTRUCTIVE  "CORRECT   ENGLISH*-  HOW TO USE IT,"  A Monthly Macazxnk  1 vvvotki* to" the  Us>. or i'.'NGu.'tn  J.OSBPKJXK Tkuck Bakkii,  Editor,  Partial Contents for this Tfontn.  Uottrse iuJEn^Hsh for tin l! ;.aii,ur.  Oours   in Euglish for thu ..-k-uuead Pupil  Row t^Inct-ease Ohe't* Voo-.'..alary.       ' s  Thje A"t of Con vernation.  Shyuld and Would:   How      list 'h.-m.  _Pi-ODU!!!!!-5ti'is-������..{Qet-,tury-Dtt*6ion'ta-3-)i '���������  CorrBot En_lwh tu : ne  HU-MU-.  Correct Euglish in ,.ao Sol������H)l',  What to Say and What, Not to Say  Oourso inLetit-r-Wriiinj, ail(* Pn/tctuatioii.  Alyltifrtuli'.- U   ,! .���������������...ui-via-yit.ni,  Hu-iint-BM E, i,ll:.i. for -hu Kp.-inbtu- ^'.���������lu  Otmipoiiii.. i>'.iulr    H..-.. ti, Write Thorn.  Studies in E-^lii.h Lit-.���������ruluis.  Onlnnclnt-r.  The famous equilibrist was balancing  four billiard balls oc a cue, nmih to  the amazement of the vaudeville audi*  ence.  "Humph!" growled a young man wltb  Ink on his lingers. "I'll be.t be can't baj������  a nee a set of books."  i MM     .  An Cnjnmrdcd Word.  'This new meter seems ratli������-r small,***  doubtfully remarked the housHholder.  "Oh. it will fill the Kill." was tht> ur>  crtinrih'd rt'sponao of the gas company  fcuipl-jyt't'.  You wwp on n irrn vewtone. It Is th������  thrt'-Jliold ot etfrniiy that you are wet-  Uu������ wnli yonr t**ar������.  S^>>'������*^<'^^nt>v^A^*^*>^^^^AAAAA^  E. C. Bnidei  Bloyolss and. Applies.  HPVitW*a3***ltmW^������^*-^^  Local  Agent   for  Comox Dlstlrct for  'Cleveland  Massey'-H arris  Brantfurd  Perfect   ...'''  $1 a Yesr   Send 10c for sample copv  mnm r.r.fij.r-u; .Evanston, ui.  BIP CRiffOSD  COURTENAY.  B.C.,  gREEDER of    olstein Cattle, Chester Wkiie Pi^s,,   li.trred I'lymout  Rocks, &c.  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  . Rambler  Imperial  Bicycles.  Fairbanks - Mor������e  Gasolene  ���������Juuk of all 'Trades' eujjiu������w  Second Laud Wheels  for sale.  Ace.tvlene Supplies  Bicycle and general  Repairing of .S������ wing  Machines,      Fishing  Rods, Guns etc.  Soit-sorB yrouiiil, Saws gummed and filed.  Key iii.d'Pi".'t fitting,  -.���������.r -ii l������iii.iy-l-lrr"-vi"i-i  3rd St., Cuffikrlanil  Tint Bar is Rio'J'i.iko with  Best Liquors and Cifiars  0 GANNKH  ooooo ooooooooooooor  MI#M  ���������  (3_&.lv������"CrB.I_   C      DAVIS,     T?ri03?i*ii33T,  Knnli-.li -1 x liUVV'OS alwrtyH on Up | iiImi, tlK' 'lonou*. MI1..W AUKKB  UKKRS���������Aiihoiijitr, liilminivi, Sohiitu, &������, ���������'OMMJHliV HKAHU"  SUrTUH WIIKSKY. Boot Wino> and Liquori* of all kindB.  Tbo Bearding ami Loflglnj- D< parlinunt, iintlur tho unuivdJato iinptirlntundonoij of Mas  I'tivm, will Um fuuuti Firnt vliiHt in ovury runptut,  RATES,  $1 oo per day upwards,  Campbell's : BAKERY  ��������� Fine Selaotion of OASES  alwayi  on hand.  Ordon for 8PK0IAL   AKE8 promptly attended to.  Dunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland.  mimwmmit^mtmmwm wwmmnt  To Cure a Cold in One Day ?&^  TuSca Lmtive Bromo Qwrtlnz rm^^ f&JL       oaevwy [(  b  jtw\iAim<*r-m .<  THE -STEWS,  CUMBEHLANB, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.   sr  THE CUMBERLAND 'NEWS  IsBued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,  ���������     -     -      MGR  The oolumus of Tun News are open to all  who wish to express -herein views o matters of publio interest. <  While we do aot hold ourselves re-t onsi-  hie for the utterances of oorrespondenco, we  eeorve the right of decliaiug to iasert  oituuuaiotitiouB uaneoesaarily personal.  .���������������   ���������"���������'���������' '""���������������'"  ��������� '      ��������� -���������������������������-���������-    i    "���������' ���������������������������������������������-"; ��������� " ���������"-���������-��������� ���������-  ai���������,.1,,   .m i in...    i *u i��������� i  WEDNESDAY,      July  11  }906  Ksauimait & Manaiino Ej  ���������s. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.'  irrcTOBiA-ooMOs:     e,o*cttb  it".^Si^5_^iii^^_iiiiL���������&$������������������������*-; :'  fcv. J\ *������  iJGmiiteryi  A BOOK THAT NO FARMER CAN  AFFORD TO BE WITHOUT  Sail's from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling at   North Saanich  Cowictun Bay,   Maple  Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  or passengers offer.  Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.nv, for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday,*7 a.m., for  Comox and way ports.  Leave*-Comox Friday, 7 ������������������������"��������������� for Na"  naimo and way ports.  ' Sails from Nanaimo Fridav, 2  p.m., for  Victoria, o.WJiriK  afKuper. and Thetis  Islands, Crofton. Maple Bay,  Cowich-  an   Bay   and   North    Saanich   when  freight and   passengers offer  North  Saanich  when tide and weather  conditions  permit.  ���������7AKGGUVER -.WABlAIMO - LADY  ���������^= :g-MlTfF-^ie^T-B��������� ���������  8.6      "JOAN"  Ra'.ls from Nanaimo for Vancouver  daily, except Saturdays and  Sundajs. 7  a.m. ^  Sails from  Naflaimo for   Vancouver,  Saturdays, at 8 a,m.  Sails from Nwuimo for Ladysmith,  Friday's and Saturdays hi $-3" !-���������'"  Sail's from Ladysmith for Nanaimo,  S'AturdnysVai 6 a.m.  -Sails from Vancouver for Nanaini"  daily, except .Saturdays and  .Sundays ai  1.30 P."*-  Sails from Vancouver /or   Nanaimo,  Saturdays at 2,30 p.m.  TEM'B TABLE  RFFWCT1VK  JUNE SI,' 1008  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  rt * 1 n r<lny k  No. 2-Daily. No. 4-Mmvmy  a.m. '���������*���������  ������)o. 9 00... Viotwlt* l>������. '100  "   9.28........Ooldstr-Jiiui .... "   ���������}.'-&  ** \q,i\ K-nttiig's. ..  ... "   0 -'  11 n 00. Uiinoan'o     "   5*>5  PM f*  "1235.. .Nsnsimo  "   7 37  Ar 12.53.. Wullmgwa Ar. 7.6B  WVLLXiW  N TO VXOTOJllA.  WtitltieHday,  tinui rd ay &  No. 1-Dail No. 3--Hun<U}  A.M. A,M-  Po,  8.00 Wellington.,..  De, 4 00  ������   8 ,_0........N������naim,>  ���������*   4,lfi  10 02 Dtitiotu'n. ...... .. **   6.80  ������������������ 10.42 Koenig'*... .... '"   7 87  ��������������� 11,88 Coldstream  "   02  Ar 12.00 ViotorU ,;-jkr 7,85  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tic  Iceti on ssle, Rood over rail nnd steHu.et  lines, st ������������o and one-half cents per mile,  Special twins and steamers for Excur.  sions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged fot on application to the  Di<-t. Pas*. Aj.;eiiut Victoria.  ihe Cotnp.iii) icsctvct (.--e n*-iii io  ohsn^e witnout |������i omits uoin.t,.i._.\tiici?  ���������ailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on .Sale from and to  all Stations, good lor going Journey Sat-  unity Hi������o out-tUy, ic������utmi.|' m*. i<*.t.  than Mondav.  J, W. THOU1*, (leu. Sup. B C. Co-st Sor.  O L. COUltTNKY, Dist. Frt. & Puss. Ag  NOTIUB.  Rifling on 1oH.Tnn������ivM������ flnfl   r/n)  ���������fay care of  tli������   Union  <".o]liery  Coroj>ftriy hy any it-won   ir  j������er  loi������8���������except train crow  -U nlriclly  Jurohibited.    Employcx*!*  aw ������ub*  ect to dismissal for allowinc came  Uy order  Fravoii D. Lirru  Manager.  3  Alfalfa sftouU? be cut win n not iht-r-.  than ono-tputlr .-jf the plnntt- have com*  ta bloom. Cat at this parly stase. tht  yield of hay for the sen.son will he  much greatev than if the it 1 fa If a is cut  near maturity, -ind cvt'ry puiaitl 1,!' Im;  seciii'L'd \vl.Vl he worth 'iiorc for iVt-cl.  At the Kansas, "vpvi-itiit'iit sttition t*  strip through a field of Rl/'.'jlfa was t-tit  When oue-tentii wji.s in blooui; auotVt-,-  strip was cut n ftur full bloom had  passed. The strip cut early wns uuiirl*;  read}' to cut the second time when  that cut after full bloom wns \w\r\\\  harvested the first time. The strip out  early jrrew vigorously throujsfh the sea-  Son and made throe cuttings and a  good aftermath. The ,-trip cut after  full bloom Rave, a low yield the firs!  cutting ami did not ���������prow' sufficiently  to yield .a good second cutting. Early  outth'igs seem to'invigorate the .plant.  The late cutting of rile first crop  eeems to injure the plant more than at  any other time, and we have found it  profitable to cut alfalfa the first time  ������as soon as one-tenth was In bloom, even  though the weather was bad and we  knew that tlie 'crop would spoil in cur- !  Ing. The increased yield from succeeding cuttings over that-cut late much  more than makes up for the loss of the  fii'st crop.  Self Confidence.  Tho man who thinks that he ls gTeat,  And thinks It, too, with all his heart,  May claim to have one man convinced,  Axtii that ts -something of a start.  He Knew the Sex.  She���������Oh, pshaw! You men are ail  alike.  He���������Now, what have 1 said or done  that  requires  an  apology?  A  Rich  Widow.  His death, though It would grieve her.  Had one consoling touch.  The thought   'How soon he'd leave hur"  _Was merged with this: "How much?"  Great  Ijovc.  Miss Talkerdef-Mr. tiolmln says he  would never marry n light haired girl.  Miss Blond- -Oh. I'd dye forhiu*.  And   Bin ft*.  In Ufa's melee,  Aflgrhty touBh,  Don't forget  BraliiB and Wuff.  -Detroit Wr** Projn  Clnsr-lfled.  Mrs. Spenders���������Wbnt am I doinu? Ar  'ranging a lot of novel recipes In my  Beraphonk.  Mr. Spenders���������.Suppose you liichid*-  this hill ptiid today for that Paris gown  of yours.  Mrs. Spenders-Don't be foolish.  Mr. Spenders���������I'm not This to n receipt for Fivnch dresslutf.-~Philadelphia  Press.   HIm Ohnorvntl������n.  "It Is stranift" how uften the undeserving; 'fieem to prt/spei'." retnarkod the  thoughtful mnn.  "Vch," answered Senator Sorghum. "I  hove noted such a tendency lu nffnlra  with -trowlnir apprehension. Every onea  In awhile some one without any money  or Influence worth uientioulnff gets aa ot-  ���������_Cfl."~WashhiBton Slai.  Oompiled by the Agricultural Editors  of the Fnmily Herald and  Weelriy  Star of> Montre .1,   at *fche request  of      Hundreds       of    Headers.  The drink of strong mea and healthy women  Uni()n13rewery"Beer  Is The Best  Rottled or in  Barrel*.  The UNION BREWING Co.,      Nanaimo B. C.  _-j**a-*i*ra-*iB*m*>^^  <������<M,<S>*$><s>^^^'li^>^><^^ <  K. A1DA  Japanese Tailor.  IT     IN   BIS EAD   FREE-  Th������ most complete  Fai mers^  Hanclbock and Veterinary Guide  ever issued.   Simple and prac  fioa! information of the greatest  value io every farmer..  Throe hundred and fifty-eight-?  :.ubjectb dealt with; evei y one of  interest and many of them .illustrated.  Gen'.u' Suits and Ladya' Tuil'-red CoatumeH neatly finished  in Latest, fadhious.    Charges Right.  ii_������������M_nsa*w********ws***Mss**^____������>_MW_i-^ ,  DUNSMUIR    AVENUE.  Our Special   Offes  Dlnndom as Doneflts,  "Mr. GuhhB, ynu'tl ort to raise ray  pay."  ������������������Halse your pny? You ninko more tnls-  takos than any othor clerk In iho ofliee."  ������������������Well, hut I've heard ynu ������ny that Ion*  of my mlstnluiH hud siiml yvu big men*  ���������jiM���������Chlouiro WoronMlPi'olt).  now Wlilltler Drraiod Vff.  Whlstlor, on one of his visits to Sli  Alma Tndcma, shnckod his famous  brother artist. On tbo night of hia arrival WJilstlor's host announced that ho  Intended to rIvo a broakfast noxt morning. "Thoro will bo a number of Indies  present, Whlstlor," ho Bold, "aud I wnnt  you to pull yourself together and look  your host." ,  "All rlBht," said Whistler.  The no.tt morning Wblstlor'a rolce was  honrd ringlug through the mosnlfleent  halU of the Tadoms mansion! "Tadema,  Tademal  I want you, TudemaJ"  Thinking of nothing loss thnn flro, Sir  Alma rushed to tin* room of bis guest  "For heaven's sake, Whlstlor, what's  the matter? You've wnkod ������very one In  the house.  What Is it?"  un, i'uu i --til ������o r-H'iti-u, iadema,"  Jlraivlpfl    Wl-Mler.    "I   fjy    wuuU-ii   la  It'low where you keep the scissors to  trim the fringe of cuffs with; thought  you -routed me to pull myself togothef  for the ladles."���������I*ndltHr Home Journal.  We offer ft full yearV t-uliHcriptior.  tt. the Cumberland News,- & full  yeajs auli*-crijiiii������n Lo ihat -/reatest  uf all. Woeklifcs, h������ Family Herald  17TTcrV\^Jd3TTlir7oT^rjnur^  eluding their bean t if u I picture,  '"Qtie.eii Ait'Xii.idm. Her Grai:dciiiJtl  reii and di'g'i-", arid a:copy i "The  K juicr't* Maima! and Yt'ieriuiiry  ���������Guide", all for #2 00 A simple  etjjiy of die. pic ure and book oaxi l*������  seen at this uffice.  "NEWS" PL  iPnb'co.  CuniburJand"     B.  C.  . Wood's Pliofjjl-b&laOi  ���������-"j The Qrmi Enrilwh Remedy,  %} Tones and .'nrJaofftton tho wlitilo  Vi-"i**_������K'i'vims ny������lotti, nuikoa nnw  _ ...-*>������������.ij,o(idin old Voiiia. On?���������(��������������� A',*) i>-  OK.t Debiiiti/, Mental av.d Bnr'r.. bP'orri/, }>���������������������������  pondmey, kewtal Weakm'tiu, A'iH.j-i'.iio/w. fr;n r-  miitori'h w, nnd Efivtit vfAhuHeor .ItoowM:���������,  I**l'iOOil I'cr b.lX, HlilU' 'yJ.    iJli3\Vili,ill.:������l">Uvt   ���������-  vllloui't-.  Bold hy all druggist'* or mivilo-*. in  plivln pkiv. on rocolpt o������ uiluo,   Keio jmvr x+U  r.miled !>���������<'<'��������� T'io Wood Moctielna Oo.  \j'or������wi'lu IViiuitior) T\tror,t9t Out.  .UfcwM.-*   ll  Milium   I IIIIIHHIIIIMllMIWI IHWjIiliw MIMIMIII  Cumberland  Hotel  COR. DUNS UIR AVENUE  AND SECOND STREET,  CU   BERLAND   H   C.  Mrs. J. H. Piket, Prop ti-'tress..  When in Cutnberl&.nd be sure  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel, Fin-st-Class Accomodation for transient and perroan-  .   ent bojardars. _��������� '__: ^   ���������___0;������-^  Sample Rooms and  Public Hall  Run in Connection with  Hotel  Hates from $1.00 to $2.00 p������r day  , . *Jtf OKA  .. .  '���������CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A  UNION-MA OK CKJAB  t  v. OM   THJi;-���������  Cuban Cigar Factory  M. J, BOO PS, "Proprirttar,  SPORT  *** Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  ROD and GUN  If yen llko to read o������ tfte ttpataem ef,  ���������^n_lar������rinootefi''*ad-Mmp*���������-of-fi'*'*Np*  or if -/ou are laterctMed la ooobbt H������i-em  your newadetler for Fsraaf ut4 BfMkfflk  or write tor free aptcltMO oopr, or#a*Otbl  rwtmtMlve ceofa for four m>e*ta\frial ������rlj_  Fore.l ud StrMtm la a tars* IlleMracA  vceklr iourmd.wbtih eotMltM AeteUa>ar|_f  dep������rt-n������fl*8.-  G,ma By- and Own      ******* &**-*,  Sea and River "Piah&M,  YaeliHni,  TheSp������rt������raanT������arW, C^noaial,  Rifle and Trap, KeatMl.  We scad free our castlosue ol tbe best sooto  ���������n outdoor life and reortatlon.  WREST AND STRRAM PUB. CO.  546 Brosdwsy, New Vork C'dy.  VO ODRB A COLD IN ONE DAY  Ink LAXAT1VK UROMO QUININE T:,b.  I .a. All ilrti_b'i"ti. Mui.tl tlte mrney 1/ it  Uila lo curu. B. W ('rove's t-iguature is  n ouj.t hox ,    "f������c.  Cook's Cotton Roof Compass*  Tho _T<������*i Ut������ri*M> Tonlo, eai  only iutf������ oiTeevnel Monihtt  , EognUtor on which woman aa*  dnpeu-i Sold la tbtrw dfiiUM  of atror)frt.h-Nr>, t, fit; No. 1  10 d������������tou otrongw, p; Np.^  tor enoohU,������sss, u per baa  Bold it? all drrimists, or -MM  -   ���������     - m J_������oiani|  toitK lBcotoiai ecjoioarro.  ���������InUylnn Hia Wor-sl.lt-.  Th* mnyttrul rhulr of n n'riuln tow*  net, ofi'ii|ii������'tl hy n "���������''nilcmnn of gnnt  ft-ai'i-twlty Anionic flic np|tllcnnis whs  ���������01-Bbt nlicf from I1I111 tluriiig his tenuis  et olPrtt wns a woll known lm-nl 'ol,nrao>  h-r, who flskcil fht������ Inn 11 of n fow ftntintls  to buy ������ diiitkry uml inn nnd ���������<���������( ii|������ in  f*.������* rntt Btnl hrtnp bit������lii.>M<.  "Well, 'llm,"' mil.I th.. innyor, "if I civ*  ff-u this monoy how tro you aolng fo pnf  ttif'r  Tills wan 3 poser for Tim. hut a ihomrhf  ���������trnrk him, nml ho hltirittj outs  **Wt*5l, jot Trnr.������l,i-������. if j* an kind  Sf������r.orh tn Hro r������'* tho r>'mof f'tl toft p*r  what I'll do-VU ns ������>������> the dottkey ettea  ti-r werib!p.*'-*nf ff'fa.  w.'-'TO-^  ���������������-* .,* j..  ������������������ ,'!���������*:'>.  ������. t^Wl>*i'!v,l*.",|  'f^tX*.  ".V        ' "C-1 ��������� '*> "������'"**'-  "1 lr',.',t/V/������;^s>*)Jfii*,'  ��������� '-, "J|'V.*f'{t..|.������'inY������:-    *  "*"-������_f Hi***"* _"flO-]  wrw���������h,t>e>iWm&^  ^5^/^."-5t>^^j  i'f',*i\-*c*tSfir^^  cl* * ������.*       ��������� ^*'fT\w>^'a_r*w'i  _H������,h**J_>^*f-arJ  !a*v*v������  Kins ol. geoteh Wfeigkics.  i������   The HUDS0N8 BAY CO.  Sole Agents for 3. C. THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  PURITY OF"  THE   BLOOD  The    Best    Protection    Against   Disease-  Obtained by Using  DR. CHASE'S KIDMEY-UVER PILLS.  If you enquire into the cause oi  sickness*, pain and .suffering, you will  rind that fully nine-tenths of it results  from derangements of the liver, kidneys and bowels.  This was the truth arrived at by Dr.  Chase when he began experiments  ���������which le I to the discovery of Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pius.  The liver and kidneys are intimately related as filters of the blood, and  the regularity of the bowels depends  on the healthful action of.the  liver.  Hence it happens that when the liver and kidneys are made healthy and  vigorous by the influence of Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills such diseases as biliousness, liver complaint,  kidney disease, indigestion and constipation soon entirely disappear,  With the liver and kidneys in  healthful working order, the purity of  the blood is ensured and you are protected against colds, fevers and contagious  and   infectious diseases.  As a family medicine to promptly  cure the most common ills of life  there is no preparation that can be  compared with Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills. In every neighborhood  there are people who have proven the  merit of this great medicine. Ask  them.  .Mr. Wm. Cook, Moosomin, Sask.,  writes:���������"! have been taking Dr.  Chase's > Kidney-Liver Pills and must  say they have done me a lot of good  1 have been a great sufferer from  diabetes and I can say to all who are  afflicted with this disease that Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills will.do  them good. I cannot say that I am  entirely cured but 1 have been greatly  benefitted by this medicine."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, one  pill a" dose, 25 cents a box, at all  dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto. Pain cannot exist where  1)'". Chase's Backache Plaster is applied.  DOGS AS TROUBLE MAKERS.  Squutter   In   Cumberland   Mountains  Knew  Trouble   by  S'S'ns.  I had been staying for three or four  days with a squatter iu the foothills  of the Cumberland mountains when  he bad to go to the village, five miles  away, and I decided to accompany  him. As we drew near the town be  turned to me and said:  "Things may be all right here today  or they may be a leetle risky."  "How do you mean?" 1 asked.  "Waal, if Jim liarmer and Joe Styles  are iu town with their dawgs you want  to be ready to skip with me at a min-  nit's notice. If they hain't here, we  can loaf around aud have a good time."  "Arc the men enemies'?"  ���������^ofre-xac^yT-buUkic^^  lieves   his  dawg  the  best.    If  them  dawgs git together there is shore to be  consequences."  "A row. you mean?"  "Sorter of it row, sonny. Tuar'll be  about four men killed and six or seven wounded, and even tbeu they may  not settle the question as to which is  the best dawg. Keep your eyes on me,  and when I wink at you foller me out  of town on the jump."  Wo went to a grocery and a shoe  : store nnd had to go around to the pbst-  : office, when wo ran into a crowd.   It  ;was composed of two dogs and about  ; fifty men, and after one look the old  ��������� man winked at mo and started.   I followed, aud when ho halted half a tnllo  away lie was asked what was tbo  matter.  V   "Jim  Harmer and .Too Styles and  their dawgs,'* ho replied, and just then  1 tho shouting and shooting and snarling  'began.  We pushed on homeward aud had  been nt bis place for two hours when  a man euino riding along from town.  "Hey, Tom, which is the best dawg?"  called my host.  '. "Nobody kin loll yet," was tho reply.  "Tlinr's boon two men shot dead, live  ���������wounded and one house burned down,  and tliom darned curs nro still standln'  off and look In' nt oneli other and 'frald  to aght/'-Cliicago News.  unexnc-cTPd.  "Can yonr wlfo mako aa good pies ai  your mother did?"  "Yos, Indeed. Mother uses my wife's  recipe."  Anuimnot  Pool  Mnkrrn,  It doesn't tnko much of a Rlrl to  ran ko a fool of any nma,   Nntu".* did  so much.  Mu Hair is  Straggly  Do you !!!;: it? Then why  be cuiuauc-J v,iili u? Have  to be? Oh, no! Just put on  Ayer's Hair Vigor and have  Ions, thick hair; soft, even  hair; beautiful hair, without a  single gray line in it. Have a  little pride. Keep young just  as long as you can,  HI ������ro nttyitrtn ynri old, aei unit! re-  Mtitli ita- ii������i. ������������������������������������ mj t������������������y. ������t>* '<* * f*������  wmIm Ajr#r'ii Unit VIk������ r#ilni������il ������U iiitur.l  oolor to my hair m now that* li hot ��������� trtr*  ll.tlr Im ������.f |A������ti "    J   W. Ham-on,  llmi'ilnr  Cr****, 0*1,  A  Had* XtTi.O. Aftt Co., UwtU,  Alee -Msaft*wr*n ������/  uers  fUHUUMUU-i  attar ncTNAL  Typogi-niililcnl.  A barber was busy trimming the  heavy thicket of white hair by which  Mark Twain is known, when the humorist's attention was drawn to a  very small boy in buttons standing beside his chair.  "Hello! What are you?" asked tbe  humorist.  "A page, sir," replied the atom,  swelling visibly.  "A page!" exclaimed Mark, in assumed scorn. "Why, you aren't big  enough for a paragraph!" ��������� Woman's  Home Companion.  An  Economic  Shortage.  "There was one thing about that  armless Venus of Milo that strongly  indicated r-he would be an economical  "wifeV  "What's that?"  "The fact that her husband wouldn't  have to buy ber an ermine inufl!."���������  Cleveland Plain Dealer.  There Is more catarrh in this section  ���������I' tin- country than all other diseases  ���������tit togi-tht*r, and until the last few yeat-3  vas supposed to be incurable. For a  ���������feat many years doctors pronounced it  l local disease und prescribed local rem-  i.dies, and by constantly falling to cure  .vith local treatment pronounced it Incurable. Soh-nee has proven catarrh to be  i constitutional disease and therefore re-  lulrcs constitutional treatment. Hall's  (Jaturrh Cure, manufactured by F. J.  Ohenov & Co., Toledo, Ohio, is the only  ���������oiiKiiiuUonal cure on the market. It is  taken internally in Coses from 10 drops  to a toat-noonful. It acts directly on the  olood and mucous surfaces of tho system.  They offer one hundred dollars for any  cape It fnllt-t to cure, Send for circulars  and  teytluionlnls.  AdroHs: F. .1. CHI5NEY & Co. Toledo. O.  Sold by DruBBistR,  75c.  ���������Take Hull's Family Pills for constipation.  Tho (ionium ambassador in London  has declared that Germany will not  support Turkey iu cuso of trouble with  Groat, Hritiuit over the Egyptian boun-  da ry.  Mlnard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Dear Sirs:���������Your MINARD'S LINT-  MENT Is our remedy for sore throat,  colds und all ordinary ailments.  It never falls to lellevo and euro  promptly.  CHARLES WHOOTEN.  Port Mttigravo,  Paul Polliot, the Krenoli explorer,  who iv nt. tlie hi-iitl ol nn expedition to  OliiiU'K-' Turkestan, hits passed several  yt'tti's in China nnd cun speak Chinese  llui'iiUv.  RHEUMATISM     AND     PARALY8IS.  Their Complete Home Cure.  Post Fres to,Renders of Thit Paper  for Limited Period Only.  A handsome illustrated treatlso,  giving full iloHt-rlptlmi of Rheumatlmri  ami Pnrnl.vi'U, with instructions for a  r-oniph'i.! Iitiiiu- iMiro, describing the  ninnt Huoet'SHfui trout mont. In the  world, n'ooniuii'ii b������) by tho Ministry  and i>nd'it'Hi*i| by medical nwn. This  highly liiHtriioiivn book was written by  W, H, Velio, a gentleman who has  "-.I���������> 'i i-oioflil ������m.iv nf tboqn dlflfawog,  Tbo profile'* Is by a graduate of the  IJtilvoi'Hit.v tu Uu.-iZ.-mi"K. rioiKl p������>*������t������ii  to-tluy ami ymi v, ill r"<v|v'> the book  freo hy renin-. - ������������������ Vidros*, Tho Vono  Dru<*" Company, 21 king Street Wost,  Toronto.  An Oild Tlnntia.  0n������ of tho host known housri la  Northamptonshire. England, was designed to represent ih������ day*, weoki  nnd Quarters of tho year. It has four  wmg*, fui.-ii'i" tbe I'lui quarters of the  hoi-vow!, to ronrosoiit th������ four quartan  of tho your; "Mi windows, out for each  day; fifty-two chimneys, on* for each  week, ami scveo entrances, to rtpra-  sent the novt-n days of the weak.  W   N   U   No.   58{  A Model City Covernment.  TJie government of Manchester is a  business. Its liabilities are about  $156,000,000; its assets are about  $147,000,000; and the deficiency  about $9,000,000, represents the  amount which the ratepayers have  to contribute each year. The  figures indicate that it is a big  business. The management of this  big business is absolutely in the  hands of the city council acting  through its committees. As I haves-lid, the system is simple, and the  responsibility cannot be evaded as it  can bo in a muddled-up, complicated  system like that    of    New    York    oi  Chicago or Newark. The people know  what has to be done, and they know  who has to do it. But, even at that,  big figures are confusing to the average mind. And then, too, it is well  ������o submit the figures which a city  council publishes to an unsympathetic  eye. And so, because the people oi  Manchester propose to know what is  done with their money, they have in  their service two men whose business  it is to investigate and publish at  regular intervals, every tendency oi  the council toward carelessness or  extravagance. Never for a moment  are the councillors permitted to forget whose money it is that they are  managing with such fluent ease.  These two men are known as elective auditors. They are elected directly by the people, and the more  merciless their attacks on tjie council  the better they please the people.  They are free from the slightest obligation to the council. They have access to all facts and figures, i'or the  people of Manchester find it difficult  to understand why their government  managed by their personal representatives with their money, should not  work wholly in the light. These reports are published weekly in the  Manchester "City News.' ���������Samuel  Merwin in "Success Magazine."  CRIPPLING  SCIATICA.  A Sure and Certain Way to Cure this  Terrible   Torture.  There is just one sure, scientific  cure for sciatica, rheumatism, lumbago, neuralgia, headaches ��������� you must  drive the pain from your blood and  nerves with Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  Liniments never cure nerve and blood  diseases. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  strike st"raiglTt~a"t"tlTe"~cOTse���������beea-use-  they actually make new blood. Through  the blood they conquer the painful  poison, soothe the nerves, loosen the  muscles and banish every ache and  pain. Mr. Thos. J. Etsell, Walkerton,  Ont., says. "When I began using Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills I had been off  work for three months. The cords  of my right leg were all drawn up and  J could only limp along with the aid  of a stick. The pain I suffered was  terrible. Only those who have been  afflicted with sciatica can understand  the misery I was in both.day and  night. I took six boxes of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills before they helped me, but  after that every day saw an improvement, and by the time I had used fifteen boxes, every vestige of the pain  had disappeared, I have no hesitation  in pronouncing Dr, Williams' Pink  Pills the host medicine in the world  for sciatica."  Every dose of Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills makes rich, pure, health-giving  blood, That Is why they cure headaches and backaches, Indigestion, kidney and liver troubles, anaemia, heart  palpitation, and the Ills that aflllct,  women only. But bo sure you get the  genuine pills with tho full name, "Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People,"  on the wrapper around each box. Imitations are worthless���������often dangerous. All modlclne dealers sell those  pills or you can get them by mall at  fit) conts"a box or six boxes for $2,50  bv writing The Dr. Williams' Modlclne  Co., Brockvlllo, Ont.  ���������T have here," began the port, "a  short poem which 1 wroto on 'Niagara  Kill In.' Mv friends think it. t|uite ro-  miirkublo,"  "1 should imagine it wiih." replied  the oditor, miroastionlly; "how din you  wining.' to keep your paper from got-  tiuu wot F"��������� Philmlolphiii   Pross  Keep Mlnard's Liniment In the house  Mor-kly���������YoH, we're KoiiiK tn move  to Swainphur.st.  Doctor���������Hut the olinuilo thoro may  dimtgroo with your wile.  Moo lily It wouldn't dnro!��������� Philadelphia Lodger.  IMPROVED   machinery  will not, of itself, produce good flour.  You may be an excellent  cook, but you cannot produce light, wholesome  baking unless the flour you  use be the kind that permits  such results.  So in the milling; machinery alone cannot produce  Royal Household Flour  out of the wrong kind of wheat any more than you  can make the right kind of bread or pastry out of  the wrong kind of flour.  Ogilvie's Royal Household Flour is made from  hard spring wheat���������a wheat that is rich in nutriment,  that grinds fine and white, and produces bread and  pastry that are wholesome and nourishing as well as  light and crisp���������it's a flour that begins to be good in  the wheat fields, not in the mills.  Your grocer prefers to  sell you Ogilvie's Royal  Household Flour because  he knows the value of a  pleased customer.  Ogilvie Floor Mills Co., Ltd.  Montreal.  "Ogilvie's Book for a Cook," contains 130 pages of excellent recipes,  ��������� BOine never published before.   Your  grocer can Kill you how to get.it FREE.  The little weeklies of the" towns of  Australia are livelier and more abusive of each other than tlie "Kickers"  and "fnconoclasts" of American frontier towns. The editors of" these, rival  journals must possess a peculiar  qualification���������the ability to "slang"  the opposition paper and all connected with it. Township fojks look to  the rival editors to dissipate the Ideal  dullness and provide a weekly feast of  flip and Billingsgate, and the proprie-  ���������toi's-of-.:the���������papfeiLinsistL-Qn having_gcU  iters capable of satisfying popular expectations.���������New  York  Tribune.  They are Carefully Prepared.���������Pills  which dissipate themselves in the  stomach cannot be expected to have  much effect upon the intestines, and  to overcome costiveness the medicine  administered must influence the action of these canals. Farnielee's  Vegetable Pills are so made, under  the supervision of experts, that tlie  substance in them intended to operate  on the intestines is retarded in action  until they pass through the stomach  to the bowels.  Two brothers, of whom a writer iu  the Wnsington Post tolls, got on none  too woll with each other I'or reasons  which will bo plain to all. <  "Hero," said tho mother to the'older of them ono day, "hero is a banana. 'Divide it with your little brother, and see that ho gets tho lion's  share,"  The younger child a few minutes  later sot up it groat bawling.  "Mamma," ho shrieked, "John lias  not given me any banana!"  "What's this?" inquired tho mothor  hurrying in.  "AVhy," explained the older hoy,  "lions don't eat baniiniiK."  Nature Revolts Against High Living  and It has sot Its soal lo It by adding  to man's ailments tho scourgo of diabetes. Emfnont medical mon until  recently proclnlmod It a "no euro"  dlsoaso, but South American Kidney  Cure has knocked down their pot fallacy and has provod Itself mastor of  kidney dlsonso In all Its forma, He-  Hot in six hours.*���������110  I've hoard itmiid, dootor," roinnrk-  od Miss Junks, "that it good big (lose  of suit water will tncoii cure* Mumiek-  IIOHK.  ���������'That's possiblo," replied Dr. Wise  "Indeed?"  "Yon, it' tlio quantity of milt water  ih sullleioiit to drown you."���������I-liilud'.'l-  phia Lodger.  %  V        " -\  With  A  Maypole Soap  With  ^   Ease at Home  V With  Sure Results  ioc for Colors, 15c for Black  All dealers or lf.t,.BENKDiCT  & Co., Montreal.  Archbishop Ireland lias departed  from the Vatican' and will visit Paris  before returning to America.  Eczema Relieved in a Day.���������Dr. Ag-  new's Ointment will cure this disgusting skin disease without fall. It will  also cure Barber's Itch, Tetter, Salt  Rheum* and all skin eruptions. In  from three to six nights it will cure  Blind, Bleeding and Itching Piles.  One application brings comfort to the  most irritating cases.   35 cents.'���������-Ill  Officials of the Gorman and Russian  health departments will combine in a  light against oholera.  It is an Elixir of Life.���������Since forgotten time, men have been seeking  for the Elixir of Life, which tradition  says once existed. Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil ls tin Elixir, beforo which  pain cannot live. It Is mado up of six  essontlul oils, carefully blended bo  that their curative properties are concentrated In one. It has no equal in  the treatment of lumbago, rheumatism  and all bodily pains.  Two correspondents wroto to a country oditor to know respectively, ������������������Tlio  host way of assisting twiiif'through tho  toothing period,"und "Mow to rid nu  orchard of grasshoppers."  * The oditor answered both questions  faithfully, hut unfortunately got the  initials mixed, so that tho iond tatlior  of Iho toothing twins was thunder*  strnnk by tlio following advice;���������  "if you urn iinfortuiiiito enough to  ht> plagued hy thoso iinwolcmno littlo  posts tlio qiiiokosf melius of settling  tlioiu is to cover thoin with straw and  sot tho straw on lire.'  AVhilo tho man who was bothered  with grasshoppers was equally HmuisoU  to road:���������  "Tho host method of treating in to  givo them each n warm hath twice a  day and rub thoir gums with bonoset."  Free Gifts of Toilet Soaps  Us������   SUNLIGHT   SOAP and GET  THE  PREMIUMS  The Coupon! aro the same ai cash because they can be exchanged for Toilet Soaps  for which vou have to pay out money every week.  Uien of SUNLIGHT and CHEERFUL SOAPS can get their TOILET SOAPS  for nothing.  Read circular in every package, or write us for Premium List  A gift is of little value if it consists of something you have no use for.  In exchange for Sunlight Soap Coupons you can get something you need and use  every day.  SAVE  SUNLIGHT  SOAP  COUPONS  hmvetv Broth*** t*t������l������*d, Toi**s������t4������f Cam*** Ill  THE  NEWS,  CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  "Unto One of the  Least of These"  B_ K1CHAED BARKER SHELTON  Copt/right, 1905, by Ruby Douglas  Van Ruyven followed the butler up  the wide Stairs, inwardly amused at his  own trepidation. It was most absurd,  he told himself, for a man to feel as he  did" under these circumstances. There  were certainly no logical grounds for  his vague fears. Still there was the  haunting possibility that the bishop  might raise objections. Remote this  possibility was, to be sure, but none the  less potent. Van Ruyven remembered  the time there had been a case pending  against him in the courts. It was a sil  ly case, trumped up by an ambulance  chaser. His lawyer had told him from  tbe first it was nothing to worry about.  And yet he had been more or less disturbed until tlie jury had brought in its  verdict in his favor. His position now  as he mounted the stairs in the wake  of the solemn butler seemed analogous.  At the head of the stairs the butler  r.  drew aside the leather portiere, and  Van Ruyven entered the big, dim  study. A fire crackled cheerfully upon  the hearth and sent flickering shadows  dancing up and down tbe rows upon  rows of books. Near by a green shaded  lamp threw a soft light upon a table  littered with books and papers.  As Van Ruyven crossed the threshold  a fine figure of a man rose from bis  seat by the table anjl came forward  with outstretched hand.  "Arthur, I'm glad to see you," said  the bishop, with a smile that left no  "doubt as to the sincerity of his words.  < "Sit down here by the fire and give an  account of yourself. I count myself in  luck that you take the trouble to come  up here to see me when Edith is in the  house."  He drew two comfortable chairs before the fire and motioned Van Ruyven  to one of them.  "Now, then, what sort of absolution  ~~do you "^^nt~tHis~time"?''~"th~^brsht)"ir  went on lightly, "or perhaps you came  up here because you knew I'd lej; you  smoke."  Van Ruyven smiled. "Thanks, I will  smoke if you don't mind," he said,  drawing out his cigar case. He selected  a cigar with as much care as .if the  fate of an empire hung upon his choice,  clipped the end and slowly 'lighted it.  He smoked abstractedly for a moment  or two before he turned to the bishop.  "The fact ls," Van Ruyven began, "I  have como to you tonight with a very  delicate mission."  "Ah, I see." Tho bishop's words  were formal, noncommittal, but his  clean shaven, kindly face lighted up  with a smile of understanding, and  thero was a hint of mischief In tho  gray eyes. Van Ruyven was looking  into tho fire again. He puffed nervously at the cigar,  "And this delicate mission?" tho bishop suggested mildly.  "I caihe, sir," said Van Ruyven,  speaking very slowly, "to ask you If  you would hnvo any objections to ine  as���������as Edith's husband���������that Is," ho  amended quickly, "if Edith herself has  no objections. You seo, I haven't ascertained that as yet."  Tho bishop straightened himself In  his chair. With his broad shoulders  and his iron gray hair ho was a decidedly Imposing man. Just now ho regarded his guost with nn odd expression, half of affection, half of amusement.  "So you came to me first,** he said  quietly. "Rather a rare procedure In  theso degenerate days. You show a  dellcato deference, sir, to eortaln Ideas  thnt I Inherit from my ancestry on tho  othor Hldo of tho Mason and Dixon line.  I think I shall'havo to Index you as it  master tactician," ho ondod playfully.  "Then you hnvo no objections lu tho  matter?" askod Vim Ruyven.  "Bless my soul, no," laughed tho bishop, "and If I road Edith rightly Bhb litis  none either."  Ho loaned forward In bis chair and  regarded tho youngor man Intently.  His face became suddenly grave.  "Thero ls souiotblug about Edith,  however, that I must confide to you,"  " ho snid, "something that no ono alive  knows save I, myself. Under the circumstances, Arthur, you should know  it lv*>. I dtoejone It Milder the ?<*"*.! et  t'ne conftvwdonnl an ������om-������thlnf? yon mn������t  never mention at any tlmo nor under  any stress."  Van Ruyven bent bis bead slowly In  acknowledgment of hla ohllgntlon.  nTMttt, "  p.it.1  ������lin t,lfl,nn  vr.fi'   .rnntll*  ������... ..*-*,     ....*. .       ���������������������������, .    i. . '���������  as if even the confession of It cost him  a pang, "Is not my own child."  Van Ruyven sat up In surprise. "Not  your child?" he ropr-nled Incredulously.  "No," said the bishop. "Years ago.  when I was In ebnrgo ������f a very bumble  country parish, sho was left on tho  steps of the rectory one night, n tiny  mite, wrapped In i.n old how* blanket.  Wo Intended nt fln-t to send her to nn  asylum, but thero was something  about those big dark eyes nnd those  tiny arms ������**n th������o that erlwl out to  as.  You km-** ther* were never any  Ichildren of our own, and sbe came to  [fill tie vacant niche in our Uvea." He  paused a moment and smiled reminls-  cently. "I thought you ought to know  of this, even if���������  "My dear bishop," Van Ruyven interrupted, "I doubt If she could have been  really more yours had she been born to  you. "Why, she has your ideas and your  traits. She even has your penetrating  way of looking at one."  "I don't ttiink the accident of bei  birth has made very much difference  with her or with me." the bishop said.  "My own daughter oould not have been  more to me. Arthur." Tbe bishop's  ares roe moist 0*. his earnestness.  "She has never once disappointed me.  Even her intentions seem to be mine."  *       *       *       *       *       *       *  There was a commotion downstairs,  then the sound of fobtsteps on the polished stairs, and a vigorous knock ou  the lintel. The portiere was whisked  aside, and an excited mi? kl came into  the room���������so excited that sbe gave no  heed to the bishop's frown of mild reproof at her unseemly entrance.  "Plaze, son" she gasped, "Miss Edith  do be wantin' yer downstairs at wance,  Bor. They's been a baby lift on the  doorstip."  The bishoo almost snrang from bis  chair.   "A what?" he said.  "A baby, sor, lift on the doorstip,  sor." .  "There seems something almost ominous in this coincidence, Arthur," he  said nervously. "Pardon me a moment.  I'll be back directly."  After the bishop had left the room  Van Ruyven tiptoed cautiously into the  hall and peered over the banisters. It  was indeed a strange group that stood  in the hall below���������Mrs. Briggs, the  housekeeper, with the much swathed  foundling in her arms; Edith, tall and  stately,.standing near by, her arms and  neck showing like Ivory against the  dark tapestry on the wall; the bishop  peering into the depths of the old shawl  that wrapped the child; two maids  craning over his shoulder and the statuesque Higgins explaining to such as  cared to listen how he had come to find  the bundle when be had answered the  bell.  "And what'll we do with it?" asked  Mrs. Briggs when Higgins' tale of woe  bad come to an end.  "Do?" said Edith. "Why, we'll take  it-to-the-homerof-courser"  QUEBEC'S LAST SEIGNEUR,  Charles A. M. Globensky, Seignsur at  Mille Isles, Pr.eses to His Rest at  ��������� Home  In St. Enstache.  Charles A. M. Globensky, Seigneur  of Mille Isles, who died at his home  In St. Eustache very recently, is said  to have been the last of the old squirearchy of Quebec. It is more than 50  years since the privileged class to which  he belonged lost the place it had held  for upwards of two centuries in the social order of French Canada. Of the  seigneurs Of 1S54, when the act was  passed that extinguished the peculiar  rights of the lord of the manor, none  are now alive, M. Globensky having  survived all the others. There are still,  however, selgneui-3 and seigniories in  Quebec/but they are not what they  were. With the title goes none of the  power, and from the tenants can be  exacted none of the dues that pertained  to the old estate of the seigneur.  ,.  Landlordism.  In 1854 the Legislature of the Province of Canada passed the law which  abolished seigniorial tenure. The system had long been recognized as an  Incubus upon the progress of Quebec.  Parceled out into siegniories, each of  many square leagues in extent, the land  was under the oon'trol of a few territorial magnates. This was a hindrance  to settlement. To obtain a farm an  Immigrant had to become a holder under some seigneur.    The  latter  oi tn* several sections ci lermory e-n-  trusted to them.   They were to afford  the encouragement and the direction  for which   the   French   peasantry   at  home had been accustomed to look to  a superior class.     But  the seigneurs  proved valueless as aids to colonizing  enterprise and  were  a   positive   hindrance to it   For the most part they  soon ceased to be people of consideration in the eyes of their tenants, who  were usually too  few to make up a j  rent revenue sufficient to maintain the |  seigneur In magnificence.   His poverty !  was fatal to his dignity.   A blight on |  the country  was   removed   when   hU ;  ���������rule waa ended.  SAVED THE LANDS.  HOME ANNIVERSARIES,  "My dear," the bishop remonstrated  mildly, "why not keep it here with us?  To take it to the home seems to me to  be very "nruch-like casting It into outer  darkness. Of course we can't look after  all the waifs, but suppose we take this  one, who has been left at our very door,  and give it a chance in the world."  Edith laughed unsympathetlcally.  "Why, father, dear, what a silly idea,"  she began. "Of course we can't keep  It."  '"Inasmuch as ye-have done it unto  one of the least of these,'" quoted the  bishop.  "A very pretty sentiment," said the  girl, "but most unpractical. You  haven't the, least idea what instincts  this child may have. You would probably give it ovory advantage In the  world only to have }t disappoint you at  every turn. It would probably grow up  a most ungrateful little wretch. They  always do."  Van Ruyven tiptoed back Into the  study and snt down before the fire. lie  heard the group below go Into tho reception room, and their voices enmo up  to him Inarticulately. For a time ho  sat thero, smoking In" a preoccupied  manner. Then ho hoard Edith's voice  In the hall below giving orders to tho  servants.  "Higgins, telephone for tho carriage,  and Mrs. Briggs got on your things,  please, and bo ready when It comes,  We'll take tho child to tho home. I'll  go with you. I can't conceive why  father had such absurd notions about  keeping It hero."  A llttlo later the front door slammed,  thoro was n rumblo of onrrlago wheels  without, and then Van Ruyven hoard  tho bishop's steps slowly ascending tho  stairs, Ho camo Into tho study and  stood for awhllo looking silently into  tbo flro.  "Did you bonr It?" bo asked at  length, turning nbruptly to Van Ruyven. Tbo younger mnn nodded, Tho  bishop enuk rather heavily. Into bis  chair. '  "Sbo's not minol I was mistaken!"  ho burst out. "Sbe is no daughter of  mine, after all!"  Van Ruyvoo rose. "I think I'd best  go now," ho said simply. "Please don't  tell Edltb tliat I have beeu bore nor  why T rnn-io"  Th������ bishop looked nt him narrowly.  "It will be bard for her," bo said, "but  I think you aro justified."  Suddenly the bishop's head drooped.  There was a stifled sound very llko a  Rob.  "Sho said it would grow up nn un-  grateful little wretch, mid sho was  right, Arthur; alio was right."  Whale Lea.hsr.  Dr. Rlsmuller, the Nonvcjrtan Inventor nnd practical chemist, ton- branch-  ad "Ut into a now undertaking In New-  fmindliuul, the manufacture of leather  fr<-m tht* cawing of a wlinlo's ������t\tnitich.  Leather of a flno quality will be produced, such a������ mny bo used In boot uppers, j that  bound to concedb lands whenever called upon, and had no power to alienate  a foot of his estate.   When a settler  took land In a seigrniory he became subject to the charges that law and custom had established.   The rent charge  known as "cens et rentes," was usually two sous per arpei-t.    To this the  tenants had little objection.    As long  as they paid it they were left in undisturbed possession, and could    pass  their holdings on to their heirs, who,  in  turn, became subject to  the  rent  charge.    Also a tenant could sell out  his holding, the purchaser taking his  place as the "censltaire," or rent-payer.  But transfers of the latter kind were  subject to another charge, that known  as "lods et ventes,"  which   was   one-  twelfth of the purchase money.    This  fraction of the price had to be paid to  the seigneur whenever a holding on  his estate was sold out by a tenant.  The Mi,!I.  To reduce the burden of this tax on  transfers, tenants and purchasers   of  tenant right sometimes   conspired   to  understate the price, > But   the  seig-  "nluTs earIy~becahW^mp^wTrTd~t^fSKe'  over any holding 40 days after it had  been sold, on the payment to the tenant of the price he professed to 'be receiving from the purchaser. This power proved an effectual check on fraudulent representations of the price.    As !  tenants strenuously objected to giving  up one-twelfth of the value of theirV  improvements, the desire to be a ten-'  ant did not grow stronger as time pass-;  ed.   Another grievance which hindered  immigration to the seigniories of Quebec was the seigneur's right to a toll  for grinding the grain.   All the wheat  and other cereals turned Into flour and  meal had to be ground at tho mill of  the seigneur, who took as his pay one-,  fourteenth of the grist,   As the opportunities for oppression Increased, some !  of tho seigneurs were quick to  turn '  them to account.   Rents would be increased,   timber   reserved,   the   river  shore would be withhold, a portion of  every catch of fish would bo exacted,  and so on, j  Towns and Villages.  Not only the habitants, who tilled  the farms of the seigniories, but the  people who formed tho villages and  the towns that sprang up within the  seigniory woro at the mercy of thu  lord, The country was kept back.  Tho first attempt that was made under  British rule to get rid of the stagnating seigniorial system was In 1700, The  Council appointed a committee to look  into tho system, and tho committee's  report was most unfavorable. Sottlo*  mont, It showed, was not expanding,  only tho part of each seigniory bordering tho 'river being people. Improvement, tho committer- declared, was  Impossible with u change in tenure*,  and It recommended tho British  Bystem of free nnd common bo-  oage. Nothing camo of this enquiry,  the seigneurs bolng greatly opposod to  the change rec-Jm mended.  Aot of 1854.  The act of 1884 wltpod out seljjnlorlal  tenure. But, whllo releasing tho land  from tho burdens of tho system, It  was fair to tho nolgneurs. These had  rights, which a tribunal, made up of  the judges of tho Court of Appeal and  the Supromo Court, was constituted to  ascertain, This Judicial board carefully separated the pretensions <of the  seigneurs from thoir genuine rights,  and enumerated the latter In tho report to the Government. To Indemnify  tho seigneurs for tho loss of those  rights, and to mako other adjustments  deemed necessary by tho change, the  Government expended $10,000,000. Sslg-  li.vi.tu.1 li.i.u.u iim i-'.ua L.oufoiii iu ���������i'l  end but tho Wrr r-stntM wrrr not. In  consequence, abandoned, and the relations botwean the great landod proprietors and their tenants did not Instantly end. Rent was still to be paid  by the occupant of a seigniory farm  so long as he remained a tenant, but  he had the right at any time to pur-  chose his farm from tho seigneur by  paying a sum on which the annual In-  terect ot 0 p������-r cent, would be equal to  the yearly rental. Advantage was taken of those easy terms, more favorable  than tho IriHti Lund Puri-hiiuc Act, and  tho tenants ������***t ab>ut pnrchnnInK thctr  t'tiltlutKrt ������s humi *-������* tin y coultl Kai ttiu  money,  Dream of a Noblesse.  It was not exactly as feudal lords  the   seigneurs   hnd   their  great  Encourage  These  Festival* and  the  Sentiment!* They Awake.  The happiest households are those  that do not let die out the sentiment  connected with various anniversaries.  Although gift giving or recognition of  such events in a suitable way may be  out of the question owing to the straitened circumstances of those "within the  gates," tkjre can yet be a little air of  v festivity when mother's or father's  birthday comes round or some wedding  anniversary is to be,celebrated, says  the Indianapolis News,,,,.'.      ;  An extra dish, a little bunch of flowers or some special music prepared for  wa9   the occasion will show the kindly spirit  and the loving remembrance that count  for more than the money value of any  gift As tbe children grow up, if these  festivals are encouraged, they will have  much to look forward to and much  more to remember in the years to come  when they go out to do battle with the  world and find that sentiment is crushed underfoot and affection is regarded  only as a side issue.  Sow De Coamas- Great Speech Happened to ne Delivered.  The longest speech on record is believed to have been tbat made by Mr.  de Cosmus in the legislature of British  Columbia when a measure was pending the passage of which would have  taken from a great many settlers their  lands. De Cosmus was iu a minority.  The measure had been held back till  tbe eve of the close of the season or  session. Unless action was taken before noon of a given day the act wou'.iJ  fail. De Cosmu3 got the floor at 10  a. ra. and began a speech against the*  bill. Its friends supposed he would b*-,*  done by, 1 o'clock. At 2 o'clock he waa  Gaying, "In tbe second place." At 3  "he produced a fearful bundle of evidence and insisted on reading It.  Then the truth daw tied. He was going to speak till uoon the'hext day and  kill the bill. Thou they made merry'  over It and tried to shor.t him down,  but that gave him time and breathing  space. They finally settled down to  watch the combat between the strength  of will and weakuess of body. They  gave no ,mercy, noriimt; ���������for dinner or  wetting lips with; water and no .sitting'  down. Members* went jto Mne and  sleep In squads, but De Cosmus went  on. Day dawned.  The speaker was alternately dozing  and trying to look wide awake. At  last noon came, and a single man was  triumphant. Although his voice had  6unk to a husky whisper, his eyes wero  bleared and bloodshot, his legs tottered  under him, his baked lips were cracked  and smeared with blood, Da. Cosmus  had spoken for twenty-six hours and  saved the lands.  ROADS TO NEATNESS.  Neatly kept nails.  Gloves neatly mended.  Smoothly brushed hair.  Absolute cleanliness of the body.  Waist and skirt snugly fastened to  gether.  Entire absence of tbe odor of perspiration. <  The placket fastened firmly end invisibly.  All garments carefully brushed free  "oftlustr-���������~~~���������-���������-^---^-���������--���������-~  Shoes well polished and heels trimly  built,up.  i Buttons, hooks and trimming securely sewed.  ' Whiteness of the scalp and freedom  from dandruff.  The walking skirt to clear the ground  by several inches.  Attention to these details will earn  for any woman the description of  dainty and well groomed. Every ont  cannot be beautiful, aud every one cannot dress expensively.��������� New York  Press.  Practical.  "Why do you teach your children to  recite and slug?"  "Well," answered die practical woman, "there has to be some way of  starting peoplo who conic to see you  and forget when It's time to go homo."  a re-  THE BANANA PLANT.  Bach Tree Produces Only One Bunch  of the Fruit.  The banana plant is uot properly a  tree at all. It has no woody fiber. It Is  a large, green, fleshy plant, with big  leaves six or eight feet loug iind sometimes two feet broad.- -It grows, to a  height of ten to fourteen feet or even,  more,   aceording   to   the   variety   of*  plant and the soil and climate., Each-'  tree produces one bunch of fruit only,  jKhlchliS-EealIy_tlie4.erJilnaLbudlof the  The Bent Proof.  "That surgeon, they Buy, has  markablo touch."  "He has. If you don't believe it, I'll  show you bis bill for my operation."���������  Baltimore American.   Tlio  First  Lost  Cabin  in  Kentucky,  Harrodsburg, tho county scat of Mercer county, Ky��������� was tho scene In tb.6  latter part of tho eighteenth century of  somo very exciting episodes lu tho history of tho early settlers In tho young  Btatc, On' June 10, 1771, Captain  .Tamos Harrod of Virginia, who had  brought a party of sot tiers to Ihe now  country, laid off a town slto at Big  Spring camp, whoro they had eroctod  tho first cabin over built In Kentucky.  Thoy allotted to each man a half acre  lot and a ton aero out lot, The town's  first name was Itarrodstown, but Ifttor  this was changed to Harrodsburg. A  clearing was mado In the oast end of  tho town boundary, nnd here It was  that .lohn Harmon planted nnd raised  tho first corn that was known to hnvo  been grown In tho state. Only a few  weeks after this auspicious beginning  of tho town's promoters four of ITar-  rod's men wore ambushed by Indians.  Jared Cowan wns killed, Tho other  men escaped, only one of them being  Injured.  Vnnfiveannry "Volt-*,  A great protest against noiso is rising  from all parts of tho country. Seattle  is working fur tbo HuppruHsion of unnecessary noises, l-oiiin-ylviuilfins are  trvbicto sen bow tbe Im-lmrle clnmror  of certain foundries may bo reduced.  In New York cliy n cm-mi le hns been  started against too much whittling by  the tughtMl*. "Tho Htct'iu Whlstlo us  n Monaco to Public1 Health" wns the  title of a recent paper lifi'm-o n meeting  of iiKsni'iiitt'd board!* of health. rVbui-J-  toneluTs nnd im-'l-ins timbers* who  hive been worldii",' <ui tl:������-yo llttos fur  years will be glad b������ l:nmv thnt In  Wider *|i!it*ros the puii'!c i.*t ������<iin,lis- to  recognize how os-ii-nth! t:; <-n!i:i ii-tvoh  plant, just like an ear of wheat or  barley. It has no branches, and when  the fruit is-ready, which is twelve or  fifteen months from the date of planting, the tree is cut down and done  with.  But while it is growing op and ma-**  turlng its fruit it is at the same tlmo  sendiug up from its roofs other young  plants or suckers���������perhaps eight or>  nine of them. Each of these will, produce its own bunch In turn; some of  them In a couple of months after, tho,  parent plant, and tbere will thus bo a  regular succession of fruit. Many of  those suckers have to be dug up nnd  planted elsewhere, or they would bo  too thick on the ground,    '  And thero is this peculiarity about  the banana: You cau plant It at any  season, and the fruit ripens all tho  year round. When once a banana field  has been planted out. nil that Is necessary to be done is to koop it clear of  woods and keep thinning out the multiplying suckers.  glovi*. covering for tablet, InlJd wgrkj e������taten asMf-nt-d to them.   Tht-y were   ���������'* ������^*onablo quiet- \<������*ii:>-" riiii-pitu  ���������to.  V-.-.W      ������.������....r, ..v-k.       .-       ......... *   ...  j        ..B���������������   .  i to br the )t������n.!< r** In rho *J*y������������lrtprn������-nt' '������u.  A Curious Wooden Wnteh.  The most curious timekeeper perhaps  that has over been made in this country wos the work of one Victor Dorlot,  who lived at Bristol, Teiin., In the Inst  century. This horologlcal oddity was������  nothing more or less thnn n wooden  watch. Tho disc wns mado of brier  root, and tho Insido works-nil except  threo of the main wheels and the  springs, which wero of metal ���������were  mado from a piece of nn old, boxwood  rule. Tho face, which was polished  until It looked like u hIiiI) of finest  Ivory, was iiintlo from tho shoulder  blade of an old cow thnt had been  killed by the cam, "Dorlofs queer  watch," ns It was called, was nn open  faced affair, with a glnss crystal, and  was pronounced nn elegant piece of *  workiiiniiMliip by all the watchmaker*;.  in eust Tciuicssoe. '  ������������������ '    ��������� ' ''         ,ay" r  Jt Wonderfnl Memory*  Hortensius, the great Roman nrwyet  and orator, hnd a memory of extraordinary scopo nnd tenacity. After com*  posing a speech or oration be could ro-  peat it word for word exactly as he  had prepared it. On ono occasion bo  went to nn auction, whoro the business  wns enrrled on .luHntf nn pntlrr* dnv  and at evening, for a wager, be wrote  down a list of tho nrtlclos that had  linen sold nnd tho prices, together with  tho nuiiu'H of the piiivhiMi-rs, In tho  order In which the purchases bud been  Linnets In Atrlrm,  Dr. Arthur .1. llnyes lu his "Tho  Source of the Blue Mlo" teiin how tho  linnets como to drink out of the Alburn  river: "Th.\v come with an undulating  rush, nut), small ns they nro. tin* ni.sii-  Ing of the wind as they bout tin* nlr  iniiiu'*" a noiHo like thumb r, if ti I thoir  numbers darken the *������ky. The weight  of tho throng* of thorn which ������l;;;bt at  a time bonds down tls������ cutis of the  ovttrh.'ituriiig brunches und twigs to tbe  level of the water." 3~M6SSJMiSB!iJ������aii������s,-,;i<-ii;,-.i:- ,  THE  KBWS,   CU31BEELAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ������i. -���������  We hav---: just open"  ed the finest stock of  Shoes ever shown In  the district.  Mens' VVomens' and  Childrens', in all  qualities and styles.  Call and see them.  %IGGS & WHYTE  ers ae security to purcriast* a busi-*  nese with may ye������, become general,  ���������Idont think, Now as to cheap  advice Bates���������How do you like to  be advb-ed to not meddle with a  man to whom you had to write a  Dio_t craven apology in your "Apology" p.ipet, nor attempt to get  school trustees to help you out in  money maliere, the time will come  when there will be a kick. Nor to  leave your family so far from t!i������  BCeneB of your labours much longer  ���������or to have a spark of - principle.  Mdj^p_t^j^-^l^j*j_j*^tp_^^u  a������-*"*-������"^lM*H^^  We notice that the Gago Company have got out another  School  book, ft hintory   thin   time,   which  Hu pi Robertson has duly sum pled  and pronounced very good, eo good  that it must be adopted in   B,   C,  Schools.   This means that Gtt'ge &  Co will onc������ more bleed the public  to a goodly extent, and many poor  people will have to puy   a further  tax which they cannot woll afford,  and which is a useless draft, on them  It ie a moBt surprising thing that  the Government cannot   Bee  into  (he workings of  this  stupendous  graft; yet year after year they allow  themselves to bo hoodwinked, and  the public to be deliberately robbed  under the   guitje of "education"  The nape "free school" and the  term''free edtiontion" are fast he-  coming laughing stocks arid bye-  words.   Tho noses of taxpayers are  held fust to the grindi-tono, and the  burden of the new books gets greater as the publishers wax  richer���������  perhaps hotter able to pay "pour  boire-'  Corns? Why the editor Sohool-  master must havo had a frightful  trampling I In his hint budget of  advice he places himself in the portion of ''hunclH up, for Heaven's  sake let np, I can ntand no mor**''  Why Rates, if its lUtlfto.rimiofl hurt.  Us little fuou-iee, get Homo planter'*  (or them, and io mum bor, when wt*  quit you, it will be when a Hpiulc of  attempting to make fun of a man  through his dialect, One cannot  help being a Norwegian, and may  be none the je-js a, gentleman, which  the fool who derides him in not,  Bates.  WEDDING  The marriage of Mr J IS Vaian  and Mitss Dumenica Maitioda was  (���������ol.mnized by the Rev Mr Christ-,  tints at Trinity Church on Tuesday  at 10 a-m, l'liu bride was beautifully attired in ivory duclioBse Bilk  with bridal veil and omn^e bios -  sums", The witnesses we'e Carolina  .Soavirdo and P. Bono. After a  sumptuous repupt at Mr evavardo'e  umny friends attending, the party  drove through Comox '.Valley.  Local and   Personal  July 12th, Train loaves Depot at 0  80 ������, m returning; at 8 p-nr ouuduy  School picnic name train,  MEETING  Present,   Mayor   Wiilard,   Aids  Bate, Whyte and Reid.  Minutes iead and adopted.  Aid Tarbell entered.  Account.":���������  EnUTprise, piin ing, $ 11 25  B. Crawford, buy,.. 19 ;<5  H.Mitchell, bluek-unithing,. 10 10  Riggs & Whyte 1 75  Grant <������Co., lumber, 41 36  A. H. Peacey,... 125  Klectric Light, 46 65  do do.... 4185  Referred to Finance Committee.  Reports from Chairman of Board  of Health stating that on a visit of  inspection with Medical Health officer, found sanitary conditions  good with the exception of a fcw  Bmall placea which required adjustment.  The motion papped at last meet  ing to have the entin. City surveyed  was reconsidered af;er disc'ur-fcion..  (Aid McDonald here entered) Motion was made to have main power  line purveyed which caused much  discuHsion, Aid Whyte m lintaining  that the engagement of Mr Richards  at $5 per day had not j*et been die-  posed of. Aid Bate argued that  whereas motion to have whole system purveyed had ju-it been re-considered, his present motion to have  certain specific work done, namely,  the survey of main pewer line only,  was in order. Aid Whyte moved in  amendment-.hat Mr Richards' pro-  Under the consideration that  TluuHday ihul2.h of July will bo  kept a-, a h.illd/iy, We tlio undt-r-  Big nod merohuiis huvu decided to  remain open on Tuesday and elope  all day Tiuirhduy���������>  Simon Lciaer & Co l.td, por John  LuiMone; T K Bate; Rug* &  Whyte; The Cumberland Supply  Go. pur T U dtfmsun mgrj Oamp-  bell Bros, J H Collin*; W W McKay; OH Tarbell; J MePhee &  Bona; C J Moore & Co; W Willari.  Attention is called to tbo Cumberland Supply Co'b ad in this issue.  We are \doiutnl tui-ee Jlr Staple-*  out agi.iu ihn.tgh lie learH that lib"  lug will   nuv\!i'   u���������,iiti   he   entiioiv  iruHtV.,'i".hy ti;.. liga.uol/t������ ���������f tno  Olllf beiilu puilcd .tnarl, (���������(. lliatoven  iilutr mining, -..,'OHt euro will hav������  to be exerciHed um a repetition of  the injury occur.  U. Governor I.-miBmuir and Major Audi'.in, hi:*   Pi<vA������  H������w.ut*-j  piihu,l.l������M'u-.HM'.y.ni, #u������ai, u..-, , nrnveu ) n...r...m7 -uvl weat ������n>  mi,  cart-a*.- ���������,;���������..! avm.������ y >.| ���������.>,jf0,; LiH. | !������������������������������������.:. y/uUy ...; ...'_ ,U|ty  Ul^J j.^.  position be left ptanding uniiTact*  ual finances of City be computed  and.it be found out how long tlie  survey work would take. There  being no seconder to either of (hoe.  Aid Bate moved to rescind the $5  per day survey resolution.- Aid  Whyte seconded. Aid Reid moved  "in amendment that resolution stand  Aid McDonald seconded, motion  carried. Aid Bate moved that  main sewiT be surveyed from outlet  near railway to the swamp. After  mote discussion this was carried,  Aid Whyte seconding. Aid Reid  statin,! that if En is carried he would  have tha District Health officer stop  the drainage from his property at  tho end of 2nd Street to the railway  A mmion was then made empower-  the Bo'ird of Works toobfain levels  to suitably drain tbia section.  Deferred BuuinoBt-"���������  Uo flood oi part of city property  i-epoiieil mining. Moved aid Bale  et-coud.-d by Aid Tarheli that application be made to Colliery Co.  for now deed.   Curried,  City cxtenainn by-law passed  comiuiUeo and reported   complete,  New BurtineaK:-���������Aid Reid asked  leave to introduce amendment!* to  Trades licence by-law. Moved Aid  Bate, 2nd, Aid Reid that amendment lie read firtH time.     Curri'id.  Sue JtKSolioitorH licence reduced  from $12 50 to $5, Convoyancers  tho 9i\iw,  8iM3 2fi-A������Ul words, Commission  merchants architects and barbers.  Si:c 27-Life Insurance agents 110  for 0 months.  Src 12-Witflhouses, Soliciting for  wanhinR, $5 for 6 months,  Sjco 2S-Hiring cart, buggy or  horse, U 50 for 6 months  Amendments passed 1st reading  Mayor Wiilard road the City Clerk'e)  resignation Before acting on thi?  Aid Reid moved as a motion that  on account of extra work during tho  pus" yuir, Mr Nunn,*) r������-.-cnive thu turn  of $25 per month iiistaad of $20  from Jan. to Juno ao, iyUU, Aid Bate  seconded.   Carried  After expressions of regret from  Mayor and Alderuion, Mr Munns'  resignation  waw   accepted.       Mr  Tho *��������� Sunshine" furnace and  sunny" ways axe synonymous.  The cold, dreary winter days can  be made cheery and warm with a pure,  healthful heat if you have a ** Sunshine " furnace*  Is easier to operate, cleaner, uses less fuel and  " shines " in many other ways over common fisn-nacee.  Two shakers are used to shake the heavy, triangular-  shaped grates. This just cuts the work of-shaking-  down in half, besides being easier on the furnace than  the old one-shaker style.  Sold by enterprising dealers everywhere.  Booklet free.  V  London, Tonowco. Mohtiuux.. "WnmiPEia,  VaJJCOUVUI*.,   BT.   JOBU,   IlAinllTOM.  Sole Agent  Capital (paid up),.    .  Keserve Fund.   .   Total Assets,"  T. E. KRMNY,  Pkk.--ii.kntV    $3,000,000     .3,437,10^  TTTVT".... ."rT3trtr7^j76~"~���������  K. L. !'rV\-U<V Gkniiiuk Masa������k  BRANCH AT CirMBEr.L'.ND,  Savings Bank Popnrtxnent ���������--D.i|...-i-.������ ;.f ������J ,u.d ti-jwariis vt'ocivtjit ���������   Ifttereat. aN  l(������w������i! a', curi't-,'..   i.iu-, i:ii'iijjiiuntloil cwice each year <m 30th June aud Slst Ditu������nil,'er.  Draftsr ou n.U pmntH bouuht ami sold.  A. B. NBTHEBBY ������������������ Majta������kr.  OFFICE HOURS   10 tn 3j    Saturdny 1-0 to 12; ..prn   T'b> 'NightH 7 p.t... to B,,.|������V  tV-?������35*l!������|B!B*<_t*nS!^^  What Is The Use f ���������, ���������,  ������)f soiitiiii(z Jiatit  or away anywhere I'or your Wat-bcs nnd Jewellery when you  can get them as* ch<-ap at home nnd set* what you um pelting--  Watche-s^ <*��������� rr������ $3.oo to $100  C-io^k-a ix'xnvt  ^il������<::o to i$&Q  Rj;'**jl:'m ?rorn $l.oo'ta ^'iOO  .Jewellery of ail kinds, and a lino lino of RICH CUT GLASS  wEAN'S,   The Pioneer  Jeweller of Cumberland.  momam  t twf lf-������T������."Jti-,rtf;r'OiW |*n������* tMt*!.  1  K91d*m"^'w^  >M������^.l������ ll������^iii������������l^>JI^YVriVj.vtJw������rr������M..������M������^������il'-li������l-W-lJ������������.������_i������������;i������i 11������. T,-.l���������WIIWiUJIL  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  Snt-plitt'l at I.owu������t Mink-jt I'ricn*  Vegetables  A  Oittst Vitrloty will  alway-j' bo  Ui   otiml. ,    !'.l.Jil  t. i*>i|ijlili'   <.>l  Fresh Fisii  will ho tut Mulct ovi-ry Wmlneml'vy  Vttt:r i,ati't.t.:i,;i' tu ctinlially inailed.,   tuitl  all uriiu-n will li,; yroii'iitly (titliv-ei-cri.  JT Jim.  Fair  Trial  JJcPhee&Son  PllOPKU-'iTOHH.  *���������.������**.>* *w*#*#** ,l..^*������.'-.'������.r< ���������������  . . ...,...)  w J.. * * v. *  i������ alary v, ,>.  I'd for to t  to Kivur.p  '���������'������" HI I   '.Ki'.V 1,1) I.U l.i'v  }<>U.      I'lilu".   y������.ii  Ijr  it������l"*1,    In     V.'liU"  v.,t,:v  1st it k lu i_-���������)'*M'! Icrtcn.iig, jt)j Uitfiv  you ujay dolarlto ban, ������\un ii* y.������u  do no good. OfcourBu if Council  and trustees arts tlii*irotin of gUJng  ou record as thu only l.ndit, .if tl^ij-  kindb, in the oniy plaw* io H, 0.  where ������ucii a ntnie ot niiairs would  b������ tolerated, your -?raft is good, a> f  she tyainux uf using pre Us led vuucb  pntii.i1.',in u ,,<,.., Ul, =1,1,),,!,,  *  ''-it- h't'i - .    ��������� i     '**���������  . " . y M''. ��������� "'���������" to i-uu iiuHpitHi  bynd/'-X "''"'ndnj-, Mr. Alux Max-  "Abil b. iltj4 ihe t.   nUcr,  A ?i������rvii;o oi amu will b,- given in  t;i..C������McUjudisu;harchn������xL  hnn  <!;��������� v i-v-iuii-..    .S..i1iW������ij ilift.)irff������aii-  l".u b,.tun���������w������!;im������u���������i:,ulil tho par--  toM ii] oKuuin <|im {iM,j CHmtiUikm  wru.en nud n*.������ ineaniiu*. Hr-thl*  tbv connrcgational ������Jugi,ig, ft,  d/ou��������� mil wndcr specUI music aa-  ���������"������i������'il by in t������rcho8tra.  kiuflnt.'iiii ti> him in tht- j-'ti-t, and do  i \i ���������:.������������������:. Vt;.t litu |;t,..>!'..'!    ho  cutlitod to  ..'oi'i.'iOu-. Aid R'-id ;r"'".*..,tl, '.!jh!  Aid Hutu that th������ po-H'onw ol City  Cloik and Auditur boadvcnitied.ap-  piicutioiis to be in by Monday evc-  TrJ'ij"'. Tfltb.    C^i-rrif-i!  Aid UfM moved that Cuin*. liunkt*  iind H .net! U itiUiod from other  work for h furtnij-bt to (-n.ib!"'. 111> ru  to dfivototbuir time tounforoini* thft  call!'* by.Jaw, rnany com?.)l:������inisi  having como iu. Aid Tarbell mc-  omUhI tin* uvitiou, Curried.  Council adjourned.  WAVTWD���������- A girl  to do light  how-ii-work  Apply, Mrs R Grant  FOR SALE  A holding of 1 acin, planted 150  troe.*-, i,'Ot,d t ii*;*wh(.;r-y pit.ii 11 und  Miiall frr,l*f������.    M'^iw-iuwl outhouui-*  IIHmk ll������m,r.tUlti !tK..V. lull,    V. ill*    ������Ut>d  fihippini? faoiJitk's.    A bargain.  Apply this ofllco.  IS   _A.X..Iw ."WTH   JL&SS ;���������  TUBT a chance to show you that  J wo a1 v> ayi-1 pU'imu our cUHtonaura  by Piipplyiiij.,' thorn with tin- BEST  NilCATrf   at   thu   lowest  market  . .     .      ..I        .  l/ur.c.t. n viiit-iwiuvi >\iii cu.jvU'Viu  yow.  THE  CITY  Meat   Market,  W. W, McSAY, Proprietor.  fJS������BSn������HMWBBB������BS������������BBB������BS-S^^  IVOTfCS.  Any pprpon or perrons* found cut*  tint" or vcninvmn liuibor trom Lou  15, 20 und the fotith 22 acres of  tht; r"rrtCi.iou;.l K. \V. J. .-"ice. 30 -and  Kr������ii io-.-Jki H W^tf^.i Z0{u: Ac)  of T.������wmbi|������ XI, NVlnm I'rt-irict,  will bo prot-'fcuti'd ncvortlinjc t<������ taw  OUANTtViViOUNCK.  Cuniborbind Juu 9ih 1006.  ���������i

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