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 ^./'Vy*'  V THIRTEENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B.C. WEDNESDAY    AUGUST   i   1906  1  Annual Mtd-  and will continue ���������rati! further notice.  ff  Don't fail to visit this Sale and secpre some  of the Genuine Bargains in  SUMMER GOODS  LABOUR DAY  A -societies" picnic is spoken of  ae a suitable way of observing Labour Day in September, and the present intention id to proceed by train  if this can be managed, to Trent  River, und celebrate on the grounds  used by the Orangemen on the 12th  No doubt tho idea will be a popular  one.  & CO  SIMON LEISER. \ti  CUMBERLAND  B.O.  ~F0R^0UR-NE^F-SU1-T- *  O  If vou want satisfaction in price and material PLACE  YOUR NEXT ORDER WITH  T. H. CAREY, Tailor,      Cumberland B. C.  The  Necessities of Life.  m*"'+m****v>m*m**\ e������mn, .***������*������***$*  r  We sell the Goods that  are necessary to the proper care of the body.  OUR  GROCERIES  and PROVISION  DEPARTMENT  is Stocked with the best  brands of Goods, which  are Sold at Reasonable  Prices.  IT WILL   PAY   YOU  TO DEAL WITH US.  Cumberland Supply Co.  NAFIEK & PA'VTRIDGE'S OLD STAND.  Dunsmuir Avenue  Cumberland  mam********************  WEDDING  The marriage of Mr C Vater, or  properly epeaki rig^D. Parn ham (Va-  te, being hisi-tepfatlier'a name, and  thi- one he was generally known by)  an.I Mi<*8 Cameron,,was the occasion '  of use.������cc gathering of intimate  frit-nds, he curviii'.t'y being perform  ed m 11/e residence of the bride's par_  ent*-. by ihe Rev Mr MoGillivray.  th- bride presentingm charming appearance. Of'.the beautiful presents  wiih wnich iheyoutjg couple were  lott.ied, more than passing mention  is deserved, some of them being of  de igu uncommon or quite original  here.   The,groom's gilt to tbe bride  '���������'-'- ) o.j ���������   ��������� ���������  wnrt a magnifi'-Mit diamond   heart  pe da r.t and neck let.   To the bride.-  m:iid, a lovely little gold  wedding  bed b'Ooch, set   with   pearls,   the  clapper being tipped with n   larger  peurl.a '"���������''!���������!-of,nt,   To the grooms  mni, a i-eari jiin pimij-ir in  design  to"'-he maid's nrooch     Other pre's-  enii- we:..-",,, Mr I). NeUist silver cas  rtor3irtT*ltt*T|^"rTmrrta*r^  silver berry howl;   Mr R  H, Hodt-on, rich  cut. iilasV'(*''���������-'ttn.pitcher'' ud sugar bowl; Mr  (?. Pickarj, iieb out glasa bowla.id i-tci'ling '  sib cr betiy *'���������;<'.���������.; Mis* Mounce, ������;lv>r farn  diVh iu Fioi-ch firey;   Mi J. H. OaineroD,  silver syi.nn pitcher aid eff e spoons: Fellow baol.ttor bi-a'di-n,   utai:nili'*eut coffee  and tea hv' : ,vl ih ('umoroii, _ doz tablebpobns  and _ doi-coffee spooim, sterling  nlv������r,   in  cast*: M--0. liudiijk, sterling nilver nniBt-  ard and s,<l- .ivlhru in oasW;' ,Vli������_ tVi-oilIm**,  Hterling ������i<vor. ."lid cut,g'������������������..���������������. J'titter dish; Mr  Batoa, siJvor card'receiver: Vr & Mrs Hooper, _ilvtr; ogi* ������U".d;    Mru:d   Mrs Riggs,  monogram >\lver t&a spooub;   Mrs  Airkun'  and MisB Oruig.  Nanaimo' silvwr pi*, knife:  Mi i-ud Mr-i B.  -If-ori*, China tea ������ft;   Mrs  J.  MoDougnl,   Uttawii,   dozen  Hilvor   tea  spoons! Mr J. MoDougal. C'>mm'r of Ous-  touiH, Ott >wa, .lincl;;  Midi lfithel B-buook,  Vancouver, -silver pudding di-ih: M������ aud Mr.  John GilloHpie, silver pioklo jar and tongs;  Mr Geo. Shearer, Mounted  Ulk head:   Mr  and MrB M. Morgan, silver butter kuife tud  sugar soo p; Sf flooi k'b Church congrcga'  tion, oak rocker and .00 day olook: Mj and  Mm T.D   Mo Lean, silver butter dish; Misa  Mo.VIillai:, Vauoouver, sterling silver ooffee  spoonst Mr and Man Chan   Why to,   hand  pa<nted tn-tin glim tea Borvicoi   Miss Mur-  dooh, bandpiiiatiul chiiiti pudding dish; Mr  and Mrs rkho<>uk, Vancouver,   silver meat  fork and niitornok*! <j Mr and MruCamor-  on, jjiatMi; }l, VV, ('.tuioron, toilet set; Mum  UaHad, SiiaiUu, ooiiue pieooj  Mr aud  Mr*  Hiloy, Jupitnir-i parlor table;   Mr aud Mrs  J   Br> dm), outglas-i vut-u; Mr and Mrs Hev  oridui*, wndgewiiod nut i������>wl> J, Turiibull,  cut ghss vane; Vims llmi'iut, handpainted  china frui*- diHlij Mr ,md Mrs Ify Oampboll,  out fc-laMH pepper aud unit*-    Miss  MuKay,  Vationuver, out glom 'rmtdit-li; Mr and Mrs  T.K, lJ.it���������-, otitiui oako   plaUi-r;   MlnsKato  McDonald, watnr >-utt M<> Woodhui, Mar-  Hoillett bed Kpri-adt Mru.l. frame, jardiniere  Mrs T. UiiKgnrt, Tni>ie Id en;  Mr and Mri  Turnliull, talilo linen; Mr and Mrs Ramsay  table linen:   Mr and Mr- D.P. MoDonald,  table lineni Mr and MrsTuomu, Ladysmith  velvet rug: Mr and Mix H irris, Ladysmith,  drawn woik t������������ clotJn M<n������ 0. McDonald,  boa lion dUhi Mr aud Mm T. Hudson, sil-  v-������r hcrrv hiioo'-* Mimh A - I -v. ���������Ilv������*������ hon linn  I tonpfi   Mr and .Mr������i Dru*, p������������rl   hanllml  fruit knivcHj Mihh VV inn if red Monro,  thor-  inomemr;   Mrafld Mrn T. Bickle,   wed((M-  woodaabtdsft; Mit>N J. McDonald, biwuifc  Jar* Mr n>il Mtm Anluy. M<lver tea spoons:  Mr ami Mrs Mnriooii, ���������tnimii������Mtal*id bowtj  Mr and Mrs J.H. Ikunut  -pearl fruit knives  Mr and Mrs A. MuKinuon, Nanaimo, hand  made rag.  Local and  Personal  Mr Ilarpur Nixo-i hoi been ap -  jwinted aniilant in tbe Hoy a 1 Bank  here.  Dr Quinlan went to the Hospital  Friday suffering from nervous pro ���������  stration. He ia doing well, and  hopes to be out in a few days,,  Mr Geo Tarbell has received word  from Stanford University of his appointment as a.siitant in physics,  to conduct primary classes in electricity and magnetism. Besides the  honour of being chosen from among  many, tne fees attached are quite  remunerative. 'Mr. Tarbell is lo be  congratulated upon his appointment.  A private letter from Texada  says that a disastrous fire last week  destroyed the residence and all i;8  conttnts of Mr Hy Sumner The  family neem to have had a hard  time gel ting out, tge infant girl of  Mr and Mrs Sumner being so badly  burned that she died shortly afterwards. Mi?,' Maxwell of this place  was at the time visiting Mr_ Sumner  but happ.-ned on tbe day in qnest-  ion., to be away campiug. She lost  nearly all of her clothing in the  fire. Mrs Sumner was formerly  Miss Emma Ashman, and is well  known here. The esteem in which  the young couple are, held in Tex���������  ada, andi^he sorrow felt for them  in their shocking accident and  misfortune, is shown by the promptitude with which money was col  lee ed to build thVm a new hou*-e at  once, over $400 being subscribed.  The,narrow escape of the whote lot  The Magnet Cash Store  Close Inspection  of our Wall Papers reveaia their  great superiority. Our New Papen  are simply the perfection of excellence���������also that our  190B FisMng Tackle  is the best.  f fo^^Wh"T01Io������n^byeveTyrmem  ber of the family saved, being more  or less burned.  Saturday evening last, being Mr  Nord's birthday, he was visited by  the Bra.*^ Band, and presented by  its members with a handsome gold  bended cam?, and Mrs Nord with a  cui.giass wa'er. set. A very enjoyable evening was spent, the baqd  playing seleVions and other friends  contributing lo the general enjoy  ment. The company did not disperse until a late hour, Mr and  Mrs Nord are of course much pleasr  ed with the handnome presents,  and were quite taken aback upon  their presentation.  MrThorbum, a preaoher of the  sect of "Latter Day Saints" gave o  very ablo diseourne to n fair ga-lier-  mg on Sunday evening in t/io City  Hall. M"r Thorburn ia iv hrother  of Mrs Alex Somerville, of this town  and worked in the old No 1 Blope  here some years ago.  TENDERS  Tenders for partial shingling of  Union & Comox District Hospital  will be n-ccivod up to Wednesday,  Augrir-t 8 lyOrt, by Mr L A Mounco  For further iuforaittliua apply to  Mr L A Mounce  Ship* loaded at Uuion Wharf  from 28rd to 28th.  23rd, Htr-H. Tepic, PoerlepB, Active  Banjo Oiegon, sir Mitnchwtor Port.  24th, Barge Oregon, i*trC������quit-  lam, Htr Kildonian and scow^ atr  Princess May.  25th, Barges Oregon, and Robert  Kerr, Htr Tepic  20th, 8tr DaiHy, atr St Clair, ftr  Thyrit,  str Albion,   sir Hichmond.  27th, str Wellington.  28lli,Htr Pilot, Kir Tepic, nr Active burg" ���������''r',gr>s'),v,r Ki!dri,,.:,.r cid  pcowii, Imr^p ("corgi;*.:*.  J. LawMon, of Menars it.P. Rithet  & Co., in spending ii few duys with  1������       \'    . ' I f    , i T������     ..     I       f������     .   I  .'.������    ,'nin,.Hj    OV    .ti.       4.  'J _..      ������ii*t.U.  Ho will re turn lo Victuria Friday  A daughter wiih born to Mrs  fiillvnderc, nee Abramn, at Vancouver laut wtok  .ViiaBiUught'in i������boii.������i*bw*ii ^Ir-,  D.r.vditl'a utiurtt for mxm ������wkc  leaves for her home in Vic, ou Fri -  day.  T. E- BATE  ������a  1  Ab the result of a row in Japtown  last week, a warrant was sworn out  against the agressor, who had decamped, and was supposed to have  reached Vancouver, later, the complainant withdrew the charge. It  is not known whether the rcaD had  been arrested, though a wire had  been despatched to the police of  Vancouver. Should he be found,  the ease will be prosecuted.  Comox Creamery according to  this season has so far been a record  making one with the Comox Cream  ery AsBoc'n, as (heir output is going  up by leaps and bounds, also their  product is now recognized as a  standard article iu the Vancouver  arid Victoria market and in consequence there is oo difficulty in disposing of every pOund at a price in  adviince of former years. For the  month of June the output was considerably over 12000 lbs and tbe  price obtained was 2c more than  for correaponding .month of last  year. It is confidently expected  that the total for' thit* yeur will  reach the 100,000 mark as against  a little over 70,000 for 1905, and  57,000 for 1904.  Mr and Mrs Ardleigh have taken  up their residence in Comox and  will live in the Valley in future.  Mrs Ardleigh is the eldest daughter  of Mr and Mrs Wm. Matthewsoni  and has lived in Washington since  her marriage.  Mrs Hy Cameron left on  Friday  last on a visit to her parents Mr and  Mrs Geo Grieve at Vancouver.  ��������� 'o'  ���������  WANTED  For Cumberland Publio School,  an assistant teacher.  Apply T H Caroy  Hoc Bd, Trustees.  MUNICIPALITY 07 THE OXTT OF  CUMBERLAND  Application! will be received up to 13  o'clock, a-m, MiHiJay the 13th mat. fur  tlm potfitiou of City dork, ttalary |S5 per  month.  HV OKUKK  li. W. NUNNH, Cily Clerk  CutnhnrUfiii, B. 0.,  Ang. lei 1006  NOTICE  I, Thmnu Tuylnr of Cnmberland glvo  no'iuo tlut I uliull auyly to the Board o(  Liucucit (.'nmiiiiiwlnn-.r** for a tr������naf������r of  Lu-eiKO of th. Nuw KngUml Hotel, fcituat*  rl on Lot 3 )U������-k 3 Cuinlierlaud, held by  iii**-, to ffioa Dnyer.  Tbua Taylor  Catnberlaod B C, July 31, 1906  L THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  THE GIANTJL OF OLD  ANCIENT RACES MARVELS OF PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT.  SThe Semlbarbarlana of One Thousand  Yeurs Ajfo Were All Remarkably  Proportioned Sleu ��������� The Giants of  .inoIt-ul  Greece Riid  Rome.  That tho humau race has degenerated in slee as well us longevity Is a  /act well attested by various authorities, A prominent 'Washington, physician who has made a life study of  ���������brain and cerebral developments, says  that, ou visiting the catacombs of Par-  ;U, what struck hlui most in those vast  repositories of tho contents of the  city's ancient graveyards was the  great size of the skull* iu comparison  with those et more ��������� modern mankind.  This superiority of development In the  men who lived 1,000 years or more ago  the scientist attributes to the open air  Me then in vogue and tho physical  ���������ports and exercises indulged In.  There are several races of giant*  mentioned ia the Bible, and the Greek  ���������fid Roman historians have recorded  many examples which serve to show  t^at these specimens of elongated hu-  ananity were by no means rare at one  jwiod of the world's history.  Thus it Is mentioned that the Emperor Maxlmian was eight feet some Inch-  as high. The body of Orestes, accord-  Sag to the Greeks, was eleven and a  fcalf feet In height, the giant Galbora,  '(brought from Arabia to Rome under  Claudius Caesar, measured near ten  feet, and the bones of Secondilla and  if-tislo, keepers of the gardens of Sal-  Hast,, were but six inches shorter.  Tht probability Is that outside of cultivated Qreece and Rome among the  isemlbarbarous of the greater part of  ���������present day European nations physical  -development reached often to more  srondrous proportions.  The Chevalier Scory In his voyage to  ,������&e peak of Tenerlfe says that they  ���������found In one of the sepulchral caverns  ������f that mountain the head of a  CJuanche which had eighty teeth and  Unat the body was not less than fifteen  sfeet long. The giant Ferragus, slain  toy Orlando, nephew of Charlemagne,  ���������was eighteen feet high.  , Jtfryiand.,a_celebrated anatomist who  ���������wrote In 1614, says that some years  ibefore that time there was to be seen  '9b the suburbs of St. Germane the  tomb of the giant Isoret, who was  {twenty feet high.  At Rouen In 1509, In digging tn the  .ditches near the Dominlcamo, there  nras found a stone tomb containing a  ���������skeleton whose shin bono reached up  to the girdle of the tallest man there,  toeing about four feet long, and consequently tho body must have been seventeen or eighteen feet high. Upon the  tomb was a plate of copper upon which  .was engraved, "In this tomb lies the  :_ob!e and puissant lord, tbo Chevalier  JRuon de Vallotnont, and his bones."  'Thore Is, Indeed, evidence In the ponderous armor and two handed swords  "which remain to us In museums tt  prove that the knight of the ages ot  -ehlvlary was a heroic specimen of ho-  man architecture.  Platorltis, a famous physician, declared that he saw at Lucarne the true  iurmin bones of a subject who must  Sbtivo boon at least nineteen feet high.  "Valance, In Dauphtne, boasts of pos-  ���������esslng tho bones of tho giant Bucavt,  flyrant of tho Vlvarals, who was slain  Hiy aa arrow by tho Count do Cablllon,  ibis vassal. Tbe Dominicans had a part  it his shin bone, with tho articulation  ������f the knee, and bis figure pulnted la  fresco, with an Inscription showing  that this glnnt was twemty-two and  one-half foot high and that his bones  wore found lu 1705 uoar the banks ol  tbe Modorl. a little river at tlio foot of  tne moUntsitn oi  Cnisol, upon whica  (tradition says) the giant dwelt.  Oh Jan. 11. 1(533. some masons digging near tne ruins of a castle m  Dauphine, In a locality which had long  been known as the Giant's field, nt the  depth of eighteen feet discovered a  brick tomb thirty feet long, twelve  feet wide and eight feet high, on which  was a gray stone, with the words  "Tbeotobochus Rex" cut thereon.  When the tomb was opened they found  a human skeleton, entire, twenty-five  and one-half feet long, ten feet wide  across the shoulders and five feet deep  from the breastbone to the back. The  teeth were each about the size of an  ox's foot, and his shin bone measured  xour reer.  Near Margarlno, In Sicily, in 1518,  was found a giant thirty feet high.  His head was the size of a hogshead,  and each of his teeth weighed five  ounces.  Near Palermo, in the valley of Ma-  gara, in Sicily, a skeleton of a giant  thirty feet long was found in the year  1548 and another thirty-three feet high  in 1550. Several of the gigantic b*aes  of the latter subject are still preserved  by private persons in Italy.  The Athenians found thirty-two famous skeletons, one thirty-four and  another thirty-six feet In height.  At Totic, In Boe-emla, In 758, was  found a skeleton the head of which  could scarcely be encompassed by the  arms of two men together and whose  legs, which are still preserved in the  castle of the city, were twenty-six fuel  long.  The celebrated English scientist, Sir  Hans Slqaue, who treated the matter  very learnedly, does not doubt the  facts above narrated, but thinks the  bones were those of elephants, whales  or other animals. But it has been well  remarked that, while elephants' bones  may be shown for those of giants to  superficial observers, this can never  impose upon such distinguished anatomists as have testified in many cases,  to the mammoth bones being unmistakably human.  Be patient with erery one, but abort  ill with yourself.���������Francis.  Magna Charta.  The Magna Charta, or great charter  .of-EnglishJLbetties,.Us^stIlLpr^s������rvM  in the British museum. The impress of  the sfeal and King John's name are both  very distinct.  A Baron'--, Crown.  A baron's crown is a velvet cap with  ermine border, but the coronet differs  from that of the viscount In having  eight pearls on the upper rim Instead  of fourteen, the latter number being  the allowance of tbe viscount. In  France the pearls are usually arranged  In sets of three.   Tlie Bird, of Paradise.  The bird of paradise Is found wild In  India and central Africa. It was so  called not on account of Its beauty,  but from the fact that the earliest  dealers cut off tho ugly feet and legs  of the living specimens and gave out  that the bird came from tbe other  world and did uot alight in this, so it  had no need of feet.  Kaklnto Doctors.  The head of an Eskimo family g.ves  his doctor a feo as soon as be comes.  If the patient recovers, it is kept; If  not, it Is returned. _____  SevlUe'a Tower ot Gold.  The fatuous "tower of gold" of Serine, a huge octagon lu three stages,  was bo called by Its royal Moorish  builders boon uso of Its yellow color,  which Is brilliant In tho Andaluslan  sunlight and moousblno. It wus used  as a prlsou by Peter tho Cruel.  The Results of  Tired Brain and Body and Languid, Worn-  out Feellngs-Gure In  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  j      Sunlight Soap is better than other soaps,  but is best when used in the Sunlight way.  To appreciate the simplicity and ease of  washing with Sunlight Soap in the Sunlight  way you should follow directions.  After rubbing on the soap, roll up each   piece, immerse in the water, and go away.  Sunlight Soap  will do its work in thirty to sixty minutes.  Your clothes will be cleaner and whiter than if washed  in the dd-fashioned way with boiler and hard nibbing.  Equally good with hard or soft water.  Lever f������rot*<������������������������ Limht-ad, Toronto  A PUZZLING FEAT.  The "Wonderful Corn Growing- Maarto  ot the Zunl Indiana.  The medicine men among the Zunl  Indians perform a feat at the annual  "corn festival" 'which surpasses the  famous mango growing trick of the  Hindoo. Many scientists have been  present to witness this strange ceremony, but have never been able to  fathom the mystery of it.  In front of the southern opening of  the medicine lodge a large square of  clean yellow sand, carefully smoothed  and packed, is spread. With a ceremonial arrow figures representing the  Great Spirit, the earth, sun, sky and  rain are drawn. There are also the  symbols of the corn and a bountiful  harvest. The indentations made by the  arrow are then filled in with pigments,  blue for the sky and clouds, black for  the earth and chrome yellow for the  harvest The middle of the square is  left vacant. This picture in sand painting is a most pleasing specimen of barbaric art.  The hour for the ceremony arrives,  and at the right moment the medicine  man comes forth from his lodge and  ta_kesc a seat in the opening of the  In tho spring the blood Ih lacking in  tin- ml cor-niHclos wherein Is fotiud  tho Hie giving principles which put  snap and (Miorgy Into the- NyMtPtn���������  n*,il;ln-> (lie htvly active- and lh" mind  alert.  For luck of roil corpus-jcii**- tu ttie  mood, riit. hum* me w--,ui, um nutum  Of .the it-nut feeble, the stomach fails  to propi'ily digest the tood, Um liver,  kidnoyn iind bowel,-' liwoma sluggish  Dr. Chiii-ifV, Nt'i'vo Fool overcomes  thcfin coti'lnioiiH li','''!*,um* it contain-*  tbo vory ob'iu"iun of n,it uro which go  to IncroH*"*- the nmuhei' of rod corpuscles tn tin- blood.  T'U'Ko Itiwn-lii'iilH !ii BO coin'nuKMl  -n *hl** !*r-*iit ri ".i.'iri-tlvf ;m to art mllil-  ly aud gently on the *���������* .-.icm, Instilling  nc-w vigor and vitality Into the blood  and nervPH and Hi rough them! niedl-  um������ reaching with a benejlclal tullu  tne** ov<*ry vital organ of tin* body.  Miss U-ua Webert.   Lowe   Farm,  Man., writes; ��������� "I had wuffur������d for two  year.' with di/./.j spells, pains In tho  back, cold harms jirnl feet, nervous-  nest", jerking of the limbs, nora tongue,  Hori'iiofls ol' tinnj mm shoulders, nnd  ���������"funeral exhniiHilon. About seven  mouths ago I in-cam* ,-o nervous that  I rontd not romt nv ileon, nnd could  not. do the leaHt int. of work without  HiiUei'UlK iiu!,um,H., iiuiii puiiin iu u.o  buck. I could naiiily walk, could cut  vory little, and f ���������'��������� rhut people were  always wutcliltm: tny body twitch,  "1 tried Hovernl iv-nv'dlo** with llttlo  .',. ,;   .v..1 " ���������'���������'" ,nTi   of  t������Uln and bono about to give up In despair whon I li'-.tM ..limit Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food, and b'^.ut twlng It. I have  I'Hed in all fottrt*- -:i box.;.* of this preparation, and it hos built, me up until  I um now strong ait-l well again. Dr.  <.'!'.:.'.!.'Vi NWv" F������v! 'mc /'-ino wo n  world of good, and I feel ! cannot re-  ���������"������������������'ninit'-U'l u *"������������������ ',!''b"y tn t ���������������������������������������������iinH who  ���������sillier as 1 have."  It l������ Interosting to note your 1n-  cream- in w������l������ht from w.r-k to week  while using !>r, Chase's* NVrve Food;  f.o couta a box, ut all dealers, or Ed-  wan-too, liatea & Co., Toronto.  lodge, facing the sand square. The"  warriors and chiefs arrange themselves around the square according to  rank. The ceremonial pipe is then filled'  and lighted, and the medicine man  blows one puff in each direction of the  compass and two to the heavens. He  then makes an address, going over the  past history of the tribe and the kindness of the Great Spirit and his care.  He��������� concludes with a prayer for, the  continuance of this favor.  The great moment has arrived. With  impressive solemnity the medicine man  thrusts the sacred arrow- into the sand,  withdraws It and places a grain of corn  into the hole thus made. Carefully  smoothing tho sand over It, ho resumes  his seat, whllo tho assembled chiefs  stnoko their pipes Ifi stolid silence. If  the Great Spirit condescends to answer  the prayer of the medicine man���������and  ho generally does���������tho corn will sprout  and send up a shoot. After an interval  of fifteen or twenty minutes tho sand  sooms disturbed at tho spot where the  grain of corn was planted, and soon  the slender green blades of the sprout*  lug corn aro soon nbovo the surface.  Tho plant continues to grow rapidly  and naturally during tho day, and by  tho noxt sunrise tho silk and tassels  appear. By noon tho stalk and ear  havo reached full maturity aud tho  ripening begins. Finally tho blades  and husks turn yellow and rattlo when  tho wind shakes thorn. All this, wo  must bear In mind, has boon tlono In  thirty-six hours. On thu morning of tho  second day tho corn growing Is complete. Tho medicine man now nd-  drosstw tho watchers who In company  with him havo watched the plant grow,  for It la never left itlotie. Willi appro*  print������ ceremonies he H.vinbolly.es tho  harvest by stripping Iho car from tho  husks and placing tho corn In his bug  for future uho. Tho Ntalk la pullod up  by tho roots and hung over tho door of  tho lodge.         To Cat Slick,  To "cut slick," a r-uphmnlflm for run-  nlng away, Is nn expression found not  only In Engllab, but also In French,  German, Italian and Spanish. It Is  supposed to rofor to the practice among  travelers of cutting a staff from n  hfidgo or trco before beginning a Jour-  An Old Proverb.  In ninny nations It has been believed  that an individual bitten by a dog may  euro himself by placing throo of the  .Inc-'q bntro on tbo wnmul The Iden \n  expressed In tho English proverb, "Tho  hair of the dog Is good for the bite.-'  Onr Flrat Colm, '  ��������� United States historian says that  "tbo first coins struck by tho United  States mint wer* some half dimes lo  1702. The first dimes wero struck tn  Franco from old niiynr fnmily pints  furutsucd by Wasblogton, the coins  being known as "Martha Washington  dimes," from an adapts Hon of the Liberty bead to tbat of Martha Wtablng-  tea.  "Watering Carjyle.  A lady was one day approaching the  modest home of tho Carlyles in Cheyne  Walk. Poor, long suffering Jeannle  Welsh Carlyle, up in the balcony, looked down at her. "Oh, do," she called  out, "come in! Mary Ann and I are so  tired of watering Carlyle I" The lady  entered and was escorted to the little  garden at the back of the house. There  ���������it was a hot day���������sat the great man  in a pool of water. For hours the two  devoted women had been taking turns  In deluging the flagstones around him  by means of a large watering pot. He  was very particular that not a drop  Bhould touch his sacred person, which  no doubt doubled the difficulty of the  operation. The same authority relates  that Mrs. Carlyle had a dog which she  loved. But it would come in with dirty  feet, and the splenetic philosopher objected. No one was willing to wash  the creature, yet he had to be cleaned  Bomehow. Finally there was an arrangement made with a local laundress, and she washed him every week,  sending him home in a basket with the  clean clothes. ,  No Advantage.  /"Read this article on how to manage  a wife?"  ���������~"NoTrhwe~no"wife",r-^���������-������������������������������������  "Neither had the man who wrote it"  Emulates the Bee.  How doth the busy bootblack  Improve each shining hour?  By taking dirt encrusted shoes  And giving them a scour.  How patiently he shines away.  Nor wasteth any time,  But hustles hard to"srather la  The nimble little dime!  MEDICINE FOR CHILDREN.  Always a. Good Friend.���������In health  and happiness we need no friends but  when pain and prostration come we  look for friendly aid from sympathetic  hands. These hands can serve us no  better than in rubbing in Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil, for when the Oil is in  the pain Is out. it has brought relief  to thousands Wuo without it would be  friendless.  A Donbtlnar Thowaa,  She���������Did you let father know yon  owned a lot of house property? He���������I  hinted at It. Sbe-What did he say?  He���������He said, "Deeds speak louder than  words."  A medicine which keeps babies and  children well, or restores them to  health when they are ill, is a priceless boon to humanity. Such a medicine is Baby's Own Tablets. These  Tablets cure all stomach and bowel  troubles, allay the pain of teething  and give sound, healthy, refreshing  sleep. And the mother has the guarantee of a government analyst that  this medicine does not contain one  particle of the poisonous opiates found  in so-called soothing mixtures and  most liquid medicines. The Tablets  are equally good for the newborn baby  or the well grown, child. Mrs. Bobt.  Currie, Loring, Ont., says:���������"I have  found Baby's Own Tablets a splendid  medicine for curing constipation and  other ills of little ones." You can get  these Tablets from any medicine dealer or by mail at 25 'cents ^a" box by  by writing The Div. Williams Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  A Common Delnalon.  One ot tbe commonest of delusions  and one of tbe fatalest Is where a man  Hunks he's In a hurry .���������ruck.  No man can enjoy life or feel tbat be  li really living who has no work to do.  -Success Mngnzlne.  Mlnard's Liniment lumberman's friend  Moving.  Re rend tbe letter twice and then  ���������aid, "This Is ono of tho most moving  pieces of literature I over saw.1'  "Is it nu appeal for aid?" asked bis  wife.  "No, It's a note from tlio landlord  ���������ayluff he has raised the rout"  Defined.  Tommy���������rnpa, what is a diplomat?  Papa���������A diplomat, my son, is a man  who gives everybody the Impression  tbat ho Is thankful for tbelr advice  and then does just as ho pleases.  A Curo for Costlvonoss.��������� Costive  noss comes from tho refusal of tho  excretory organs to porform thoir  duties regularly from contributing  causes, usually disordered digestion,  i'armclec'fl Vegetable Pills, prepared  on scientific principles, nro so com  pounded that certain Ingredients in  thorn pass through the Btomnch nnd  act. upon tho bowels so as to rcmovo  thoir torpor nnd orouse them to pro  per action. Many thousands nro pro  pared to boar testimony to thoir power  iu tins rwapfci.  Origin of WblatllBg.  Tbe rare instances where girls have  learned to whistle properly are cited  o������ r������������-.--.q of fronV������* nf -intiirr������ Tt If*, ���������.imposed that tho habit of whistling was  cultivated by primitive man as a signal  while hunting aud thnt It was Introduced Into certain religious ceremonies  of tbo early days, In which women  were not allowed to take part  Tit* Swr-Hcm.  Tbe swallow has a larger mouth In  proportion to Its also than any other  bird. He Deeds It too, for be does all  bis feeding on tbe wing, and t bif  ���������MaUt Is * treat convenlenee.  Florida Ants,  There are more ants to the square  mile in Florida than in any other country in the world. There are ants that  will measure more than half an inch  In length, and then there are ants so  small that they can scarcely be seen  to move with the unaided eye.  Mlnard's Liniment Co.  Limited.  Gents.���������I have used your MINARD'S  LINIMENT In my family and also In  my stables for years and consider it  the best medicine obtainable.  Yours truly,  ALFRED ROCHAV,  Proprietor   Roxton   Pond   Hotel and  Livery Stables.  There seems to be no hope of finding  the south pole, the antarctic r.one being  so cold and so compacted with Ice as  to make any sort of travel there Impossible long before the pole is  ���������enehwl  CAUGHT COLD  ON THE C.P.R.  > ������_������__-__-_������  i E Mumford tells how Psychtat  cured him after the Doctors  gave him up  -��������� It is twelve years since Psychlne cored  me of galloping consumption." Tbo  speaker waa Mr. A. B. Mumford, six loot  tall, and looking just what be Is a husky  healthy farmer. He works bis own farm  near Magnetawan, Ont  " I caught my cold working as a fireman  on tbe C.P.R." be continued. "I bad  night sweats, chill* and fever and frequently coughed up pieces of my lungs. I wm  sinking fast and tbe doctors said there  was no hope for me. Two months treat*  ment of Ptycnine put me right on my feel  and I have bad no return of lung troublo  since,H  If Mr. Mumford bad started to take  r^'J.'iiC wLca liJc first cmugrit ������>1d b������  wmtld ha-ra m-tad Mmself a. lot of an-rioty  and suffering, Psycbine cores all Ins*  troubles by killing tbe garms--tho roots of  tbe disease.  PSYGHINE  50c Per Bottle  sjt  ML T������ % SUNvll* UwtMaj TwnlaV  *W   N   U   No.   617 I  -t-  THE   NEWS,  CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  tt  OLD -R.       i  AJVD *R."[    r  By M. J. PHILLIPS !  Copyright,.im, by K. A. Whitehead .   \  "���������-<^"������^l,,N,H^.������Hwtw,������,M,������,M,H  The Continental Express company is  a great institution. It does business in  every state between the seaboards, aud  Its employees, who are messengers on  trains, local agents, route agents, office  men and drivers, number thousands.  The Continental continues to be great  and to pay dividends because it takes  a particular interest in tlie goings in  and comings out of each of its employees. It demands services of them  and loads responsibilities upon them at  Which bank presidents would shudder.  The company's motto, if a thing so  thoroughly useless were over an appendage of an'enterprise so utilitarian,  would be, "The Continental expects  every man to do his duty."  The corporation comes nearer to representing abstract justice than the supreme court. Good meu are advanced  -in precisely the degree they deserve  advancement.   Bad men are punished.  "THROW   "DOWN   THAT   SACK!"   HE   COM-  MANPED HOAl'SKLY.  f ���������  The Contiivntal stands ready to spend  $5,000 iu convicting tho man who steals  a hundred. Employees who have given the best years of their lil'o to Its  service aro pensioned. The only touch  of human nature about It is the present of a Ave dollar bill which, with a  formal and frosty little letter, Is sent  each Christmas to every employee who  has worked for tho Continental a year  or more.  Tho spirit and essence of tlio Continental Is Its book of "Rules nnd Regulations." Tho torao Is a pondorous mass  of bound circulars a foot thick. Every  fortnight or so another printed yeliW  folder is Issued, bringing tho express  world up to dtito,;niid this Is duly rend  by agout or tnittBsouger anil fastened  luto tho covers."  .Somowhero In tho musty depths of  tho "Rules nnd Regulations" aro instructions covering every possiblo contingency, front handling Egyptian  mummies to tho feeding of livo stock  In transit No matter how absurd an  employee's procedure In an emergency,  whon vJowod In tho light of common  senso bo has only to quoto "Rules nnd  Regulations" correctly. IIo 1b sure of  forglvoness. And tho man who Is  versed lit "Old It. nnd It," ns Ihe book  Is called, is held by his collcaguos In  much tho samo half envious regard  with which ministers look upon a  brother who kuowi his Bible exceedingly well,  Booth, money clerk at Morgantown,  had a special name for the canvas covered volume ���������"The Book of Revelation." The agent, Hornbeck. who had  grown gray In the Continental's service, clilded bim ono day for his flippancy.  "I tell you, Bill," he snid seriously,  ���������"Old II. and It.' can't tnko you far  astray any turn of tho road. You could  USe It UN H gUIUV uud be <4 -"<.",>   tf-vil  Cht\������lUu, Doinu'l IX tt31 you to he  strictly lionet-:!, to be temperate and  keep good hours, to nfflllato yourself  with somo church nnd attend divine  icrvlccs on Sunday, to dross ncntly  and ns well us your muumo win j.ci-  mlt, to trout everybody with politeness, 'for we must depend ou rich and  poor, white and blnck, for our busl-  llf'Hri ?'"  "That's t'ue, nil right," replied Bill.  linpr'-KM-d. "I Never looked ut it thut  way iM-fore.'  "Anil," i-iiiiinil in Bobby Ta.vhn', Ihe  driver, "'Old It. nnd It* makes you  insure jour life before you enit w*irk  for tbe company. Tbnt ltm't all of It  either., Away back in Scries D, No.  450. dated June 1, 1803, I found ���������  paragraph advising employees* io marry."  "Funny you'd stumble on to that,  hey, Bobby?"' queried Booth, with a  grin and a wink at Hornbeck, whereupon Bobby, blushing like a schoolgirl, hastened back to bis wagon.  Bobby was tbe best driver the Morgantown office had. He did oceans of  work every day, collecting parcels and  making deliveries. Besides, there were  four round trips between the office and  Morgan Junction, a mile away. The  railroads got no nearer town than tbe  Junction. He did all this and hankered for more, auxious for promotion.  for promotion meant more money, nnd  more money spelled matrimony. Bob'  by and Marion Haekett had'it all arranged. When his salary touched $00  a month���������a driver.gets $4C>���������or when  he had $300 saved, then they would nd  venture down life's stream together.  "For, you see, Marion. $4*3 a mouth  isn't much, although it would buy coal  nnd something to eat," Bobby would  explain. "But, darliug, I don't want  you regretting having married mo  right at the start. I'm going.to have  enough so we'll be comfortable."  And A&irion. with foii-l bai'wf 'n Hobby's financial acumen, would lay her  curly bead oil bis shoulder and agree,  satisfied this was right, for hadn't Bobby said so?  Bobby was thinking up ways and  means one winter's night as be turned  bis horse's bead homeward with the  load of freight from the eastbound  train. The first quarter mile of the  journey, between solid rows of lumber piles and lighted by a" single arc  light, was lonesome. Bobby often  thought that if a holdup for the valuable money packages be carried were  ever attempted it would be on this  stretch of narrow, deserted street.  The possibility of such an occurrence  was always present. Tonight it became a reality. A man, a dark cloth  tied over bis face, suddenly sprang out  of the shadow and seized plodding old  Dick by the bit. Something glittered  in the, band which be pointed at Bobby. "Throw down that sack!" be commanded hoarsely. "The red way bill  stuff," as the valuable packages are  called, was in a sack swung over the  driver's shoulder.  Bobby's reply was to reach for the  Colt's thirty-eight, which drivers of the"  GontinentaUcai"ry-.wTbe^stningej,j^d,_  and Bobby felt the crease as of a hot  iron right above his right ear. The bullet had barely missed bim. The holdup  man went down next instead, a bullet  from the Colt's in his shoulder. He lay  helpless on the soggy snow until the  police came and took bim away.  A route agent came to Morgantown  next morning, talked with Hornbeck  and went away. Route agents are a  power, and Bobby was impressed and  flattered when this particular member  of the guild shook hands and jokingly  called him "Deadwood Dick."  A week later the sequel of the attempted holdup was written. A rod  way bill package, containing five $100  bills, came for Bobby from Continental  .headquarters. A commendatory letter  which accompanied it quoted a-certain  ancient circular far back In "Old R.  and It," which provides that tho Continental employeo who captures uninjured tho criminal that attempts robbery shall receive $100; tho sum shall  bo $r������00 If tho thief Is wounded and  captured.  Hornbeck says that letter, which Mr.  aud Mrs. Taylor prize most highly, Is  the first ever sent out from headquarters consciously or unconsciously humorous, "Old It nnd It" makes no allowance for humor, but tho oplstlo advised Bobby, among other tilings, to  get married. And Bobby was planning  the honeymoon whllo, ho rend It.  A PLAGUE OF MOTHS,  HEALTH FOR THE HOG.  Be  Tree Pest Invasion That   Cannot  Fully Realized Except It  Be Seen.  The newly found colony of gypsy  moths at Stonington, Conn., marks the  invasion of a fourth state, and as it is  believed that the caterpillars of these  gypsy and brown tail moths may be  carried by automobiles and cars it appears not improbable that they may  take this quick route to other states.  American Cultivator says that no  person who has not seen the infested  TREI IN1TESTKD WITH GTPSY MOTH.  district or at the least traveled through  it by train can positively realize tbe  condition of affairs. He will pass  through miles of country with its solid  ranks of infested trees extending in  every direction. No trees escapes���������not  the straggling birches in the pastures,  the row of valuable shade trees, tbe  mixed growth of the forests or the  orchards and fruit trees of every kind.  Here and there are clumps of dead  trees, and wood cutters are removing  these as well as many of the live trees  to avoid further trouble and expense.  A writer in the Cultivator states that  last summer in a certain town of the'  infested district a house was covered  with caterpillars from the ground to  the ridge pole. The owner was obliged  to put tanglefoot arouna the house and  -wash-off-the-caterpillai-s-with-a-hose.���������  SPRAYING FRUIT TREES.  E-iffrllwIi Town*.  That there are ninny liisliiiicos In  England of two or moro towns enjoying tho same name Is u fact that nobody can woll help knowing, but probably fow people nro nwuro of tho vory  wide extent to which this duplication  of names provnlls, Nowton seoms to  hold tlio snmo rank among places as  Smith among Individuals, no fewer  thnn seventy-two towns and villages  in Englund alone bearing this name.  By including the Nowtowns, obviously  tho tamo name with a slight difference  in spelling, tbo total Is raised to little  short of ninety. As every town must  hnvo been a "now town" nt somo tlmo or  othor it shows a great luck of Inventive  gonitis among our ancestors who had  tho naming of tho towns. There aro  sixty-eight places named Sutton. Our  ancestors seem to havo found tbo four  points of tlio compass of great service  iu thu uoiiiuitduturu of their lowua, for  besides tho Buttons there aro fifty-one  Westons, forty-nine Nortons and seventeen Enstons, To these last should be  added thirty-eight Aston*, anothor form  What to Do For Apple, Cherry, Pear,  Peach, Plum and Apricot.  An experiment station issues its advice on spraying in tne following  bandy form: For the apple:  Spray with copper sulphate just before the buds start in the spring for  bitter rot, black rot and scab.  Spray the unfolding leaves with  paris green bordeaux for bud moth and  apple scab.  Spray as soon as blossoms fall with  paris green bordeaux for codling moth,  curcullo, cankerworm, caterpillars,  scab and sooty blotch.  Keep the fruit well covered with  paris green bordeaux until the fruit is  nearly grown for succeeding broods  of insects and further fungous troubles.  When the fruit Is nearly matured a  spraying with ammoniacal solution of  copper carbonate will have nearly tho  same effect as paris green bordeaux  and will not discolor the fruit.  For the pear, cherry, plum, peach  and apricot:  Spray with bordeaux mixture before  the leaves unfold In the spring.  Spray with dilute bordeaux just after tho blossoms fall.  Spray with dilute bordeaux mixture  two weeks after tho second spraying.  Dilute bordeaux mixture Is used for  the second and third sprayings because  of the tender foliage of this group of  trees, except tho pear, for which the  bordoaux Is used,  DSaeaae Prevented by Sanitary Hoaa-  ing- and Feeding*.  By GEORGE M. ROMMEL, bureau of  animal industry.  Hogs must be given dry and well  ventilated quarters, which must be  kept clean. Contrary to common be- :  lief, hogs have some habits which  raise them above other domestic animals from the standpoint of cleanli- ;  ness. For example, unless compelled  to do so, a hog will not sleep in its  own filth. If part of the floor of the  pen is raised and kept well bedded  with straw, while the rest is not, all  excrement will be left on the unbed-  ded portion of the floor, and the bed  itself will always be clean. Feeding  and drinking places should be clean  and the water supply pure. Unless the  origin is known to be uncontara mated  and\there has been no possibility of in-  fectlou during the course bogs should  not be allowed access to streams. Wallows should be kept filled up as much  as possible. At least once a month  the quarters should be disinfected with  air slaked lime or a 5 per cent solution  of crude carbolic acid. If a hog dies  from any cause the carcass should be  burned or buried and the pens thoroughly disinfected at once.  Breeding: and Feeding.  While inbreeding is the surest and  quickest means to fix type, the system  weakens vitality unless very carefully  followed. For this reason closely inbred hogs are more susceptible to  cholera than those whose constitutions  have not been impaired by the system.  The straight corn diet which many  hogs receive from one year's end to the  other also lessens vitality, and the researches of the Wisconsin, experiment  station have shown that this is probably brought about by actually retarding the development of the vital organs. A minimum inbreeding and a  varied diet, including, especially for  breeding stock, ample range, will therefore better enable the herd to resist  the attacks of disease."  Isolated Honaes.  The advantage of a number of small  portable houses, each accommodating  a few hogs, rather than one large piggery for the entire breed, has been  discovered by many breeders. In  districts where cholera is .prevalent  "tbe������e~are-*andcubtedly-the-best-sheltersi-  They make it more difficult to carry  contagion to all animals in the herd,  and the destruction of one of them in  case of an outbreak does not entail a  great expense. An added advantage  is that they may be moved from place  to place as needed. While more work  Is necessary in feeding, the convenience  and safety from their use more than  offset this disadvantage.  TRANSPLANTING ONIONS.  UJiY LAND GOOSE CULTURE.  For   Farm    Purposes   the   Toulouse  Goose Has Won Its Place���������  How to Proceed;  On every farm a flock of Toulousa  geese can be profitably reared each,  year, the number depending on range  and other facilities. The Toulouse are  the large gray birds by many called  dry land geese, writes Mrs. B. F. His-  lop in Orange Judd Farmer. They need  not have access to a swimming pool,  though like all water fowl they enjoy  it. Geese are very thirsty creatures  and should be supplied with drinking  water, especially during tho wanner  part of the year. Breeders, claim a,  swimming pool is of great, benefit dui*-  lng tlie breeding season, but we do **���������������&  think it makes any difference. If thai  birds are kept excessively fat during  the winter, ^vimming will thin tbem.  It is impossible for geese to keep top  weights*" if permitted to swim at will-  It is not best to feed them heavily on  grain all winter and neglect forage,  such as clover, vegetables, etc, as the  females will remain fat late and lay  few and poor eggs, such as soft shel������-^  ed and double yolked ones. The males.'  will get thin in spite of all tbe feed;  as soon as the weather warms up they  loose flesh  until   about   midsummer  Guernsey Cattle.  The head of tho Guernsey is rather  long, tho neck rather slender, tho body  large, deep and rangy, the rump prominent, tho flank thin, thighs Incurved  and twist open and roomy. Altogether  tbo animal is nt once recognized ns  businesslike and belonging to the pro  nouncod dairy typo. They are light In  color, yellow and orange predominating, with considerable whito, usually  In large patches on the body and the  legs. Darkor shades, approaching  brown, aro found upon some cows and  are quite common on bulls. The muz-  xles are almoBt invariably buff or flesh  colored, surrounded by a fillet of light  balr.   The horns are small,  When tlie Seedlings Arc Heady���������Cnl-  tlvutimc nnd Fertilizing.  As soon as the onions are about as  thick as a lead pencil dig up carefully  with a digging fork to obtain as many  roots as possiblo, shearing about four  inches of top growth and packing in  flats or baskets wltb wot sphagnum  moss to save from wilting. The young  plauts are now transferred to their  permanent quartet's as soon as possible, planting in well enriched ground in  drills about throe inches deep and sixteen inches apart, for Prize Taker  six luchc3 apart In the row and for  others four Inches apart. After transplanting the soil Is* woll firmed and watered thoroughly, If tho weather bo  dry, follow on txrlco n week with cultivation by a wheel boo. Alternnto  dressings of soot, nltrato of soda and  commercial fertilizer aro given and  thoroughly cultivated in after oach  sowing.  I find soot Is a good preventive of  thrlp, which has proved nt times very  disastrous to onions,���������Gcorgo Standen.  Alfalfa Reed,  The Ohio experiment station states  that nt least a dozen now weeds hnve  boon Introduced into Ohio alfnlfa need  during half as many yours. Whllo this  Is unacceptable, it Is still more so to  got only black modlclt (yellow trefoil)  plants, as many hnvo dono, whoro supposed alfalfa seed was sown. In thoso  tlmos of high priced soods there Is  temptation to adultcrato with cheap  curved, seeds like tbo black modlck, etc, which  waxy, thin shelled and usually of a havo very slight valuo as forage plants  rich deep ye low for a third of their wJUl U8,   TllWB ,8 ,lko dlapoaltfon to  length from tho base. Tho udder and  teats are usually large and well all aped  and placed.  Matrlnanf nnd  ''alienee.  alatriuiouy und patiaic*-: It is net  always a perfect combination, is It?  In South Africa the savage trJbos hnvo  a peculiar ceremony which they put  tho matrimonial candidate through proof tho name very common in tbo west   vlous to his entering tne tioly suae.  of England.���������London Chronicle.  *(raw rnner.  Tlie first straw paper made tn tbli  country wns iminuritehirod in 1828,  A tlfndaatan Kra.  The "era of Knllvnlimm Kaktt" began  A. D. 78. Ho wns a famous ruler of  the 1 hi can and n liberal patron of the  arts, sciences and literature. Throughout tbe south of Hindustan tbi* era li  ^ery generally employed.  Ills bands are tied up lu a bag containing five nuts for two hours. If bo  bears unmoved the tortures of tbelr  stings bo is considered qualified to cope  wltb tho nngftlng and dully Jur nnd fret  of married life. r-udi a nuin would  make an ndrnlrnblo husband. IIo  would Hot bit up-.fl Ly tho UiouuI.U of  a spring bonnet or grow irritable every  time tho Bleak wns overdone. Tlie Idea  of having n patience trial for those  about to marry Is one tbat civilized poo-  i trie mtgbt adopt,     .     offer seeds wltb many weed seeds at  low prices, Both thoso dlingers are  real,  Plant Food for Frnlt Trees,  Romo rosults obtained ut tbo Now  York experiment stntlon npponr to  show that "poach trees used tho largest amounts of plant food; applo and  f,,,inpf������ *rr>o������- nrtprnvlmsilnlf alike In  tho results given, como second, whllo  pear nnd plum trees, which give results  much alike, como third."  The Freak* nf rate,  Ilcre Is a unique memorial notice  from tt Georgia os-biui',,"*:  "Once lie was Hourly swallowed by  nn fitrtliMunke hi id sliw.i;.; aftvnvnrd  wns blown nearly n quarter of a mile  by a liurrlenno. but he triumph'd over  all these nlllU ttotn*, only to bo kicked  out of life by n ninlo that bad n montage on it and was blind in oue eye."  A FINE TOULOUSE OANDER.  they may be only two-thirds their holiday weights. To have geese at top  weights, buy them some, time between  Christmas and Jan vary,' or not later  than-:Jamiary^l-or-Fnlessyt-he-stoek���������is--  known to the purchaser he should purchase early. As the breeding season,  approaches, the first to the middle of  March, plenty of vegetables, a little  meat and not.much grain are necessary to secure good eggs, and larger  numbers than otherwise.  When the geese commence to lay,  the eggs must be gathered before they  become chilled, placed in a cool place,  a good cellar is all right, and turned  daily. If placed on their small ends in a  box of excelsior or chaff, they will keep  very well, and If set within a reasonable time, say two weeks, will hatch  well. Heavy chicken hens' may, be set  in warm nests on the ground with five  to six eggs, or oven seven if tbo hens  are very large. If the hen does not  turn them properly, it is no harm to  turn them by hand. Above all! thfngs  the hen must be large enough,to keop  all the eggs warm. If the ' proper  amount of heat is given,,tho eggs will  hatch in 28 days; if not, It will take  30'days. I have had .them..stay In shell  32 days, butl would not give much for  such goslings. Twonty-olgh^jday goslings are strong and vigorous. With  proper care tho loss Is too sbiall to  speak of,  If tho hen Is qulot, tho goslings need  not bo removed from tho nest till all  are hatched anil dry, but if restless  they should bo taken out as soon as  dry nnd kept In n warm placo, such ns  a'basket lined with Ilnnnol nnd sot near  a flro. When all are hatched, tho  mother hon and, bor brood Is placed In  a warm coop, or n box In tlio house Iff.  tho weather Is wot nnil cold, Whon  about 48 hours old, wo glvo thorn a llttlo green grass, lotiuco or anything  groan and tender, Homo chick food  mash, corn bread or something known  to be good for young chicks, as soft  food Is Rood. This Is put on somo kind  of a dish or clean board. Orlt and water arc also necessary, Goslings aro  vory dainty at llrst, scarcely oat anything, but thoy will tnko food us soon  as nature domands It, Thoy must  novor got wot or chilled nnd should  have a dry floor to sloop on early In  spring. Aftor tho first ton days or two  weeks, they mny havo rnngo. As thoy  grow older thoy require moro food.  By some tho gosling is considered a  great eater, and It Is, but tho food Is  not wasted, ns the bird Increases in  size in proportion to tho food enten,  faster thnn any othor domestic fowl.  Best of all, It cannot bo bo ovorfod If  permitted to have access to green forage, plenty of drinking water nnd a  small amount of grit all tho tlmo, Until  tbf !'!'<:'.:'?" ?.v- "-'*11 feather'"^ ''"*'  voiinc birds should not be nllowed to  swim.  Tito only mo ot tho mother hen Is to  hatch the eggs and keep tho goslings  warm, She mny coax thorn off to points  not adapted lo thoir   welfare   while  quia- >uuiik, uul it will Iiul im unit, <.-.������'  they lead her, Goslings are very tamo  and gentle if kindly handled, and no  lover of poultry enn help liking them.  A wcll-bicd Toulouse will bring In  the common market fl."*' to $",','><������, Tho  larger and falter the I r. After gos-  lilinn i,ie full !\ utliiK ,;, '.'.,������;. < ,in be  kept on grass and very little grain till  the f.tUi u!:u ���������' .t.tuti. T!n iv i:" i'1) much  less nioi'i-tlity (Huong >:,iisI1iiks than  among yotins ebb-kens, that the profit  is much in favor of tlie goose, however, there u room and profit in both  on any farm as one Is no do tr I meat to  *-������e other. THE  NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  JAPANESE  tta Low Price.  Wholesale and Retail.  Sweet and Clean -mi*  Hy  60 lbs   ...82.65  lie   A  Ho. 5 Japtown Ouraoerland B.O  THE AMATEUR REFORM Eh,  Re  Has  a  For CANDIES  Novelties,   Pictures,  Frames and cleaning  of frames.  D.   HUNDEN  Cumberland  "DREAD, Cakes and Pies delivered daily to any part of City.  toll 8T00K of. Groceries  C, H. TARBELL,  High Grade stoves  and all Kitchen Requirements  SP-ORTSMENS GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  Set-to  With  an  Offleioa*  Postal Clerk.  An oblong piece of coined papoi,  printed and filled out in due form and  signed by the postmaster nt Moigun  town, instructed the postmaster ut Chi-  cajfo to pay to Henry M. Gwilliama the  sum of $1.05.  A tall, lanky person who had dropped  In at the postotlice presented this ord*r  at the proper window.  The clerk read tt through carefully and  looked at the lauky person with some  suspicion.  "Aro you Mr. Gwilliams?" he demanded.  "Yes, sir."  "H'ni! Who sends the money to you?"  "Harrison Milker, Morgantown, state  ttf Kentucky. He's a man, if I reiiiem-  oer rightly, with a grizzly mustache,  wart on the east side of his nose, sandy  complexion, blue eyes, pleasing expression of countenance, good talker, voted  for Bryan in 1900, but believes in tha  gold standard. This money was sent to  balanco a legal account of long stand-  log"-   ,  "1 don't care for any of that," Jatar-  posed tho young man on the othor sid������  of the glass partition. ''Hare you papers or anything of that kind about you  to identify you as tho owner of this order?"  "Here's the letter It came In," said the  person professing to be Mr, Gwilliams.  "You can sec tha name on the back of  the envelope."  "Anything else?"  "Oh, yes."  Here he laid the contents of tho inner  breast pocket of his coat before the  clerk.  "That's a letter from a cousin in Iowa," he explained, pointing out the one  on top of the pile. "Receipted bill from  gas company. Here's my bankbook  Name, I think, agrees with name on  postal order. Letter from client on th*  west side. Involved in suit over line  fence. Invitation to club banquet. Circular from proprietors of wire fence faq*  tory offering to"���������  -I guess that'll do."  "I want you to be satisfied. It's a sen}  0*aa thing to pay out a dollar and six bite  ���������er is It four bits?���������to a total strange**  who hasn't anything but an honest fac*  and a few documents to recommend him.  HereV-  "I told you I was satisfied."  "But I'm not. I want to, make th?  proof overwhelming."  He took a dozen or two of his professional cards from a small morocco card-  case and scattered them profusely about.  1  TRADE MAR3tS#  OESICNS-  00PYRI0HT3 Aft  jlBTCoe Bondluj n sJietcb nod doscilptlon run?  ���������uli������*j-woortiilu, froo, wbotli... an invontion lu  ���������M-obaE**- patontuble. Communications ������i rlotly  ���������Bfiawtral, Oldnst, nuoiioy..irsi)curlnBp<ttoutd  In America.   Wo hnvo n, WanluiiKtoM office.  f-Mcots t-j'tcm through Munn & Co. reoolre   1 uotlue In tlio  SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,  tMMMlrtlltutratod, bur-out nlrcnlatlor* off  JBrnT'-qMSo jpui-iw!, wcckl y, tartan ifd.W ������ ycarj  (MO tut monttni. Hpecinion oopI<*h und aJmo  Book OS l-ATRNTS Hont froa. Address  MUNN   &  CO.,  Ml UtoaUwnv, New vork*  Goto  liTluTra^linrTiaTe^i'fir^-reT"-liF^n'ftlr  "but if I can have the use of your reie-  phone I can bring the office boy here in  ten minutes with n hundred more"���������  "Don't get funny. 1 told you the identification was satisfactory."  "Quite sure?"  "Yes. sir."   "  "Because If yon are not"���������-  "Please let that lady behind you"���������  "Ah! Beg pardon, ma'am. I hope yon  will not have as hard a job in establishing your identity ns I had."  He raised his hat, gathered up the order on the cashier which the clerk had  shoved nt him, replaced his document!  in his various pockets and moved toward window No. 25.���������Chicago Tribune.  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST-CLASS  CANDY, FKUITH,  CIOARH it TOBACCO!-*,  aa-aww-iwim **.ji���������.u-'   ���������' ���������'     -������������������"��������� '���������' '���������-  HARNESS  tl     WILLARD Is prepared to  ** ���������   fill soy Orden (or Flno or  flaavy UarnoM, st short no io*.  Ul������ ArRiimetit.  Tho old gentleman showed his displeasure plainly.  "It seems to me," he sold, "rather pr<������  sumptuous for n youth In your position  to ask for my daughter's hand. Can yon  advaoco any good reason why l should  give my consent?"  "Yes, elr," replied the young man  promptly.  "Whatf*  "1 am comparatively modest nnd economical In the mutter of my personal ok-  pondltnres, and I thin): you will Iind me  less costly to maintain I linn any other  son-in-law you could vory well pick out."  ���������Chicago Post.  Here II������ In.  "Well, I've Just won the meanest  mnn."  "What did he do 7"  "Ho got 11 half fare ticket to Buffalo  about a month ago, nnd now he's kirl-lug  bcciuiNt* the railroad cuiupmiirH have reduced tho rate no thnt everybody clue ena  go for just about what It enst him."���������  Chicago Kecord-Herald.  WILLARD BLOCK,     Cumberland,  aH-i  NOW IN IT3 39th YCAR  Ttio k-vuag mint-in ���������eerfrxlt-vil of  thu vrnrlrl, with Urn utronyiiet o-lttoitul  ������C������T ;,' v j ' ��������� ���������'.-.' " ': "' ' "���������'' "  8nbn������itpUt>B $8.00 'i yoni' (b-.i-lud-  ttUT C,B..Ow_VltHn. MwtQAU tioi.U������n .  Bauipiu copy froo. Bona (or itook  CaUJjfiio,  rwnwoATHiK ornai  109 Ptsrl StrMt, H������w York  How Convicts Kill Time.  It is at once interesting arid pathetic  to go through the cells of the eastern  penitentiary and to note the objects  which, with tedious pains, the prisoners have made to while the time away.  Here a mantel will be hung with a  lambrequin elaborately fringed, th<������  flne knots and delicate patterns of the  threads comparing with the work of  the French lacemakers. The lambrequin is of an odd blue hue, und the visitor Is told thnt it is made of to old  pair of prison trousers.'  On n little gilt bracket Is a small  stuffed animal. The bracket, so delicately turnea, is of newspapers pasted  together und gilded, aud the animal Is  a rat, caught In a homemade trap,  stuffed with rngs nnd with pieces of  chewing gum colored with shoeblack-  tng for Its eyes.  A wall is completely covered with a  really artistic decoration of repds, on  which are perched at least 200 birds,  each accurately colored and drawn.  There are also numberless checkerboards and sets of chessmen that In  the delicacy of their Inlay work and in  the Intricacy of their carving would do  honor to the craftsmen of the orient  rollte llequoat.  Anxfons Pathor tfrom top of stairs)-  8ny, Mnry Jnnol  Mary J n no--Yea, pnpn.  Anxious Father���������In it 11 o'clock yet?  Mary .lane- Yes, papa.  Anxious Ft, 1 her-Well, frlfe tho jrouni  twin tny compliments nnd link him ti  kindly cIghc the front door from the out  ���������Id*.���������Chicago News,  Mrs. crlmnonbcak-Hstfl you got t  real, live goat at your loilge, John?  Mr. CriiiiHonlieak-Why, no, dear. It's  only a dummy���������a stuffed affair.  "Why, don't you know that It's agnlwH  die imv to hnve nnv Imgo** butter In yoiit*  possotwIottV"��������� Yonlters Statesman.  -o���������  AQutranteed Cure for   Piles.  ItafciajT, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding  Filsi. DfoggiaU refund monoy il I'AZO  OIKTMRtfT fails to ears say ease, no nut  ���������ar of kew long ���������ttnding, in 6 to U day!.  First spptioatlon gives e-io and rait. ���������"���������<>���������*  If jmt dtaggist haan't it wind AOa in ������t *...- l  Md it will he forward*-! pout-uaid by I'm ih  UeUmm Co., 84' !*���������*���������, M������.  Tnrnlpa nn ������.''���������'��������� I Hit tx Crop.  Tbosi* wbo b.ive a held of llf.;ht soil  whim tbey int.-nd to seel to wiient,  Clover or irrnsM in A';ufust ean Si-arce'y  do b'-tt-M- tbnn to put ou n crop of 'ttir-  nips early'to i/iow 'ladet bd'ore tbnt  time; . wbile those wiio Vi.-int to need  latei it oiirly in tie- spri'ip; may :-ov?  ������urn>os in iiiiiisutnni-r. po-wibly to ������>v-  When In Courtenay-Stay At  The Courteiiay. H otel.  , Everv eor*V'*r ie* "6 fo- pup^ts.  Th'* Opntitil Hotel for s-porb'-m 1  None but tbe Be.->t of Wines .tnd   Liquors  ������ ,     at  the   i iar. '  P,\TES RP \SONAP,i.-E  John Johnstc n,     Prop  4,l*,*fc^rt,"MvW'fc'4*,fr''^ ' ������"��������� ^  4������ '    ' *?������  J TH������ "& r AR" %  I   LIVERY STALE  |  *   Rlfili^ and WHYTK Props    t  ������������������aww -���������wmmmxan ���������  -w������-o-j.-v,-������r.'M������*.<  t  f TEAMSTliRR, and DRAYMEN^  '"SINr'LK and DOUBU2 'RK-S-i  2 For HIRE. ALL ORDERS^  I PROMPTLY ATTENDED  TO. .j.  t  I Ed. SWAIN    Mgr. |  TThird Street    C umberland.l  % *  When in" CTimTagrlanft  STAT AT THE   VEND OWE.  lt>T      AM, rOMVI'NIKVORH   I'OU   Ol'KHTH,  FOR PRESENTATION  PURPOSES.  STERLING SILVER TEA SET  QUADRUPLE SILVER PLATED TEA and COFFEE SETS  CABINETS for TABLE SILVER  SOLID GOLD WATCHES  LADIES and  GENTS   WEST-  MlNS'iERCHIlViINGCLOCKS  SOLID     GOLD    HEADED  CANES  De**i)*nfi Surpassed nowhere  Prices lower than elsetvher  Inscription Engrr.ving free and  at  short notice. ~~mmm<aummmifm^  P   STODDART.  ���������Watchmaker   and   Jeweller,  ������������������a-aaaa-aai m __^ a4>*���������ania 11 ana i*mm*meaim4mamKBK*m*Mij������*������**i***<mmmmmmm������  First-Class Accommodation  .. ..at Reasonable Bates..  BEST OF WINES & LIQUORS.  S.SMORE,  PROi'RiKTOU.  INTKRl'STING  IKSTRUCTIYE  "CORRECT   ENGLISH-  HOW TO USE IT."  A   MON'lllLY   MaOAZINB   DiiVOTKl)   to   thk  L'Slv 01   Skoli.su.  JosurniNK rJ ruok Bakkr, Editor.  Partial Contents for this Month.  Course in EhoHhI' fur the R. . luiier. ���������  G'o'irb. in Knglisli f'.r tht- advaootd Pupil  Ho'v to���������JncreaHi Oiii 'h Vooalmlary.  '1 he A t ���������it'4'(inverH:-.,ion.  Sh'inJ.i uiKi.VVoiilrl:   How'    U*"* thrm.  l'rniiiinc:=<tioiiK (Cc-itury. lbuuoj.ary),  *t!6TTCOT~i!;u^latrnr*Tr~K'Tm������>T  M. J. Henry's  Nurseries and Seedhouses  Large stock of HOME GROWN  Fruit and Ornamental Trees now  matured for the Fall Trade.  No expense, loss or delay of fumi-  gatio*> or inspection.  Headquarter? for Pacific Coast  grown Garden, Field, and Flower  Seeds in season.  BEE SUPPLIES, Sray Pumps  Whale Oil Soap, Grernhouse Plants  Cnt F owers, Bulbs for Fall Planting.  We do business on our own  grounds���������no rent to pay and aro  prepared to meet all competition.  Let me price your lift before placing your order.  Catalogue   Free.  *^**eewme^^9e*ra*atwaiewmmmme*Mmmmamaaammm^mmaimmeme^ammemalaa%  M. J. HENRY  3 010 "Westminster Road  Yancciiver B. C.  V^V'VV������v^AA><VV>VVV)<^\^iV^  E. C. Emde  Bicjcle" and Supplies.  ^1  Gol'l-uct lV yOnli  111 i��������������� .Sol)<nil.  Whiit to Say und What. N ���������>. to Say  ''ou-se in Lett r-YVriHiig ;>ud Puuctuation  Alphalv ric. 1-st-.f Alibruvi-ion-.'  l>UMin<jf*M Krigli-li for ilui 1-Snt.iuee-ii Man  (I'Miiyomui VViint;    H.>w t.i Write Thf>m."  f'!.U(iieb'iii RMii.li.-ih Lii-rntuvo.  $1 a Year.   Rond IGj ior so'ur.le cop"  tOhHKlT l.vfiLi il. Evanston, III.  BTaOS CilffORD  COURTENAY, B.C.,  j>REEDI-:R of    olsteiti Cattle, Chester V\ hue l'ij'S,,   liarrcil IMymout  Rocks, &c.  Local  Agent   for  Com >x Dlstlrct for  Cle.veland  Ma.ssey-Harris  Bmatford  ;��������� PerlVrt ';������������������'"? ���������;  __l*UuMJj].ti,tL______������^._____  Imperial  Bicycles.  Fairbanks - Ivtoroe  Qasoleae ,  ���������Jack of all Trades' eugiu y  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  Second laansc! Wheels  f������r Hale.  Acetylene Supplies  BicycU- and general  Repairing of   Sewing  Machines,      Fishing  Rods, Guns etc.  Ptiisaors ground, Sawa gummed in id filed  Key und Pipe fitting  3rd St, Cumberland  ������W***'*>t-M^--^W>^-->A>-V*^  ���������=3}  4  {  Chvertwl Llnra.  *'! pnlatccl a winter ������cpui* the otht>r Any  that wnt' in true to nnttiro that tin? tlier-  ������.mm������.ti r   in   im*   Ktmlln  f������'ll   twenty   ������!������.���������������  Ifrpt-a,"  "Iltimph!   Ttint's nothlntr.    I imlntinlp  a portrait nt Mr, Brown lout year tlmt  irtii no llfollkt; that I had to ibavo it r������jr-  ularly."   Only Two ������iii"i*t-������.  Rtcnoarnpl-ci--l������n you wrlto "*1r������i  mndnm" nt tlir������ ������������<?Kliirilnt< of a l������*tt������*r tt  an titimnmi'il wutiianf  Em|������loyer-Vp������; nt the IwtJtfnnln**: of ���������  letttr to any wo.-Bin, wliPlln-r ������h*? la  mnrrlod or jnat wnnta to be.���������Ik������ne^  Tlllt Journal.  TlllllUU IK rU'lTl.ltil* WITH  Best Liquors and Cigars  0. GANIIRH  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOi >()C  I Livery o  AJSTJD        ������  Teaming  O     I am prepared   to    0  O       furr-5cli ,-'ti*li-*-h U inr������-       X  w * *���������' ���������������*  O mid do Teaming at C  ^ reasonable rates. ������  O D. KILFATRlCK      g  O CUMHKRLANO Q  % O OOOOOOOOOoO(K)OOl)  0  0  Union   s    Hotel  Kn-ilixh 4 x HUHTOMf alwaya nn tan | bIho, thu feiuoua M tl.W AUKKR  IIKKIIS���������Aiihom i, Hi Immiu , Moh'tU, ftu. "Ol-D OttKY ltKARO"  HOiJTOH WHISKY.        Beat Winei and Llquora of all kindi.  T'io Hiianll'in and L<nl|-itiK I) (iitrtineiut, uiuler the immodliito iu*.v riiitondeuuo of Mm  DaviH, will ho fuiino Fii������.t oIiin* In ovc.ry reapeut,  RATES,     ,       $1 oo per day upwards,  Campbell's : BAKERY  A Vino Boleotlon of OAK1I Always on hand,  FBJKBH BEEATJ evary du?.  Orders for SPKOIAL   AKlfilA promptly Attendod to.  Dunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland,  To Cure a Cold in One Day  Laxative Bromo ftuinhtcT-iWE. .c ^Jr_  hTwoXkyt. THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  &  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  ���������   'Issued''Every Tuesday.  W.B. ANDERSON,    -     -      -      MOR  The oolamnc of The Nkwr are open to all  nho wiah to axproaa therein viewa o mat-  tera of public interest.  While we do nut hold ouruelvea re -vmsi-  t la for the atteranoes of eorrespondenca, we  nerve the right of declining to insert  oinmanioationa unneoeasarily personal.  WEDNESDAY,    August  1  1906  Kspimait I BbbIioJIj  s. s, "City of Nanaimo.'  VICTO*RIA.--C03_tO*aC       "BOtTTE  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling at North Saanich  Cowiclun Bay, Maple Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  or passengers offer.  Leaves Nana .mo, Tuesday, ** p.m., for  U nion Bay and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesd-.y, 8 a.m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m,, for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.mM for Nanaimo and w.iy ports.  Sails from Nanauno FridaS, z p.m., for  Victoria, Cillin**' at Kuper and Thetis  Islands, Crofton, Maple Bay, Cowlch-  u\\ Bay arid North Saanich when  freight and  passengers offer  Noith S.tamch ������hen tide and weather  conditions permit.  VANCOUVER - NANAIMO - LaDY-  8MTI-J   ROVTE  XI���������-"=30#NJL-  THE   fiOUivU'"&l'"-<-/.  Advantages nf the ���������*'������������������. nl 5 n nous  u-fi-  Front Con������lrM������*l������Ai.  The most 8ansf**-.'orv *uo is tho 1:  made of one  thickness of  fsvo  in-  staves, pinned on bo'n sides and In-.-.,  lly tongued and grooved, says  F. Ii  Ryder iu National Fijckman.   The be\  el on the edges of tho *.tnvos <'oiif(>n"  to the circle, and thi* staves Hhouul in..  be marched accordhi!? to tl>������ bevel,  have lu mind a certain iatil*<*- of silo 1  hare seen In which the stave- art* heeled, but the groove ia not pat l*i r.  right angles to tbe oevel. so that wliei  the tongue or fin Is inserted it is 11!  most certain to s**!i"., leaving the huu  ber prnctlcally- uiiuii.tilii'd.    The ob  <ect of having the staves matched it-  !*wofold-to seeai-i- ;i t!���������*l:t'*r joint :tnr  tn prevent the building iroin blowiu*.  A BOOK THAT NO FARMER CAN  AFFORD TO BE W.THOUT  03E0  .Kotuig'- **.. 621  .Punoan'a    "   000  1>M.  .Manalino  "   7 37  Wiilliugtoi Ar. IM  Sa'.ls from Nanaimo for Vancouver  daily, except Saturdays and  Sundays. 7  a.m.  Sails from  N&tuimo for   Vancouver,  Saturdays at 8 a.m.  Sails', from' Naiuimo ' fo 'Ladysrnith,  Fridays and Saturdays.at 5.30 ;,:m,  Stils from La iysmith for Nanaimo,  Saturdays at 6 a.m.  Sail. ,from Vancouver, Tor Nanuiimn  daily, exc-'pt Saturdays, and  Sundays at  Sails from Vancouver for N-maiino,  Saturdays at 2.30 p.m.  TIME TABLE  KPPKCT1VE  JUNE 21, 1906  VIOTOEIA TO WELLINGTON.  S-.Uirday &  No 2-Dalty. No. 4-8imday  A,M, I'M.  De 9 0C ViotorU........De. 4.00  "   fl.28 0..ld������troam .... H   4 28  " 10.K4...  '��������� 11.00  P.M  ������������������ 1235.,  Ar 12.53..  WILLI,'������������';��������� ������K TO VICTORIA.  Wi-ctiieiilay,  Siturdav &  No. I���������Dill No 3-Sunday  A.M, A.M,  De,  8.00 Wellington.,,    Do. 400  "   8.20  Noiaimo  "   4 15  10 0'] Duuo*n'i "   5.05  ������������������ 10.48 Kuanig'a... ..,, "   7 27  ������������ 11.88 Coldstream..... ���������*   0.32  At 12.00 Victoria Ar 7.56  Thousand Mile .tnd Commutation Tie-  keti on ������Ue, good over rail and stc.io.et  lines, tit two and one-half cent* per mile.  Special trains and .teamen for Excursions, and teduced rues for parties may  be arranged fot on application to the  Dist, Van, Agent At Victoria.  The Company reservei the right to  ehant*e:withoui preuM*-*. -.w'.icc,':,.citr'������r������  tailing dates and iiuui. ul .aJlJE^.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good (or going journey Saturday and Sunday, returning not later  than Monday.  ���������), W. TROUP, Ota. flap. BO. Coast Ser.  O. L, COURTNEY, Dlit ?t%, ft P.m. Ag.  4aMa>tMHWg*WaaVMMMB^  NOTICE,  Riding on locomotive* and  rait  way car* of tha  Union flolltory  Company by any person  or \m  ���������on*���������������iocpt train crew���������id strictly  prohibited.   Employ*** art? ������ub-  fat to dismissal for allowing tame  By order  Francis D. Lima  Manager.  'PEN PIliO, SHOWING DASBA-VD BOOF CO*.  PliETB.  "down-wheii-emptyT���������l-know-of-at-least-  six unmatched round flllpg that have  blown down In the lasi two years.  Cypress lumber Is undoubtedly the  l*est lumber that grows for ello urn-a,  It ib.iufes very little and warps scarcely nt nil.  The patent bIIo, If II ho a first class  one, Is both cheaper und bt-tter thmi  any homemade one, no matter how w-dl  built.  Not only are they cheaper, but t  botiKht from a first class firm a patent  round stave ello is tbe best In the  world. Ensilage being such a heavy  product, thi- eiifly, economical handllna  of it should h������ considered. With a doof  silo th������ plan'usually followed Is to bnvu  about ono-htilf of the front opon, tua  rest closed. This plan, of course, re-  qulroN much lifting aa tbe ensilage -*  bolng taitou out The most deslralde  irny le to ht -e tbo silo of the continuous open front construction, whereby  tbe entire front can be opened up one  board at a time as the feeding front  the silo Is being done. This make** t Indoor on a level wltb the feeding surface all the time, and to mo this uh" food seemrto possess the greatest merit  Oornpiled by the Agricultural Editors  of the Family Herald and Weekly  Stur of Montred,   at the request  of      Kundrods      of    Readers.  IT     AN  BE HAD   FREE  Th.  nu-st complete  Farmers'  Han.-bck.k ii'.u Vcieritia. y Guiide  p-vei  issued.   Simple and prac  tica: information of ihe greatest  vaiu''..to.t"very larmer. ���������  Three'hundred and fifty-eight?  .-,ubj-'Ctii Jeahwith. eveiy one of  inte; est i;nd many of them iilus-  tratid.  Cur Special  Offes  W' offer a full yeitr'tt "������������������uhHoriptioi"*.  t'i tl.< Cumberland Nkws, a full  ���������.'earI- sulit-crii'iion to that grcaifpt  ofaii We,-!:,::���������������������������-, In ���������'_'v.-11ily Herald  and '.^ee'k.y ita ,0' Mo- 'real, in-  oindi' g ������������������ * ;.i.-ir i-e-tutii'til piciurt!,  "Qui .'ti A.rrnilr.'.Vfii-i (������������������'ra'r!((Chi''d  ren tu.d dnjri.*", .iiid 11 -���������"������.*���������������>' oi "The  V invr's Manual nnd" Veterinary  Guidi-", all Mr $2 00 A ^triple  copy oi th---p.r *.!���������'��������� ar������d book can be  B-. en ut tin**; ��������� (li< p.  'Wrii t m Co.  Cunibferland'     B.  C.  The drink of strong men and healthy women  ���������������-������--������"-������*~"*-������~-i--i^"i���������---~--"~m���������,|',,~~~i,���������-������--"-������*"  UnionBrewery^eer  0 Is The Best  Bottled or in   B������r*rels.  The UNION BREWING Co.,      Nanaimo B. C.  K. A1DA  JAPANESE   TAILOR  Gents' Suite- and Ladys' Tailored  Coatumea neatly finished  in La'.eet fashioiis.    Charges Right.  DUNSMUIR    AVENUE.  Cumberland  Hotel --���������'���������t  COR. DUNS UIR AVENUE  AND SECOND STREET.  CU   BERI-A.ND   H   C.'  Mks. J. H. Piket, Propr".   treBB.  When in Cumberland t>e sure  and Btay at the Cumberland  Hotel, First-Class Accomi-ida*  tiott for transient aud permai -  ent boarders.'  Sample Rooms and Public Hall  R u n-i n-Gon neeti 0 n~w it h���������H ote l_  ) Wood'3 3f ���������...v'.^pS.o.iiae,  %'Hx   Gnat  J-'jifj^ft   Ji^medy,  oy Toi'n" aiidmvisoiuLesthu wliolo  ,...,   ���������'I.v.iiei'i ''in pyatom,   imiliou   now  R.������tea from $100 to $2.00 per  day    ..--���������    '        11   '  a- <���������-: :rr-  . ,&MOK.J^   , .  "CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A  UNIONMAOK CltiAK  I'.OM   THE���������  Cuban Cigar Factory  M. J. BOOJH, Priprvdtor,  SPORT  and Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  ROD and GUN  If yem tike to read of the e*-parfn*pB| <R  anglers, shooters and campers or **a������MM|)  or If you are latoreettxl lo counteyileVai  your ne*-������dealer (or Farwt uti Ww*l||  Is* .1 j _ _  oics D.irilitu, lilcntul and Brain Won'.:,  j>ond( iff}/, sexual IVcttknenit, JKvi-lanioKt-; Sji<ir  viator. Atom, < ��������� ���������> ii Effedtt of Ah v or JCmchucu.  PrionH-icrI"!**. Klxr.*r?'">. n>p-, !U;)U"v!io,f.������������������  "jld hv nil dniinrldti- or tiiiiilod i;  K-wpion'kttt  no Co.  irontoi Ont.  win euro.  Sold by all dniBtfl-ti' 'ir nmiluil li  1>tain prcjcr. or. rooolpt ol uKuo.  K'\o pn tn "  mailed free, Tho Wood Mod!*; no Oo.  jomciiu Wi>u������oT) T  or write tor free Bpeelmen copy. ������������������������, *Wjp  rwenty-flve ceom for four www .���������"���������'���������a  T5reaTTB"*r$trla1arlrt*l!iit^n^^  weekly |onrfltl,whtelieoi������tila������ the WIo#a**-|  depertmeotB:  Game Baft tnA Oara,      Natw������������I Vhtat*  Se* and RiverTiaMM.   Ti  The Spiriiman Toati  Rifle and Trap,  We send free our cat-loaue of tbe beatfcwlw  on outdoor llfo and recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM PUB. CO.  broadway,  ToorM, Cevnoelq*  ���������   KMitaal  Cook's Cotton Root Conpoaoft  TO ODRE A COLD IN ONE DAY  Tik LAX I'HVB HROMO QUININE Tub.  l'-m. All drugui'-"'. rtUn il tlio unut'V if it  UdU to oure, IS. W Grove's ei^nature is  \x tt������oh bo������t,    *,R',1,  depend. Bold In throe Aegreep  ot 8ticnA*tb-No, 1, *1 j wo. ������  lOdefirooaBtronfirer^fSt No.%  Merit In Farm S������parnto*r������,  Tbo IncreaRcd vnlut* of Bklmmllk  direct from tlit* Hoparator when fed to  p'gn or cnlvoR will In a very abort time  oinke a large paymunt on the -unr-tilii*.  Tb������in, too, the very belt butter l������ made  from cream direct from tho neparator.  Tbli was Bhown nt the ri'cont crenmcry  buUt������r ornkt'iH' show ut fit. Paul, wiwrn  the drat prize butter, scorlug 97 Mi  points, wob made at a croamery  where 15 pur cent of the creutu  catno from the farm separator, The  separator savw work lo the bonus  and Is much ehr'pr to clean than n lot  of sour cam* or pans, tt requires but  Uttle room and does away wltb handling a lot of Ico to cool th* milk. Id  July and August, when It is almost impossible to got good crenro or make  good butter by gravity methods, Ut������  separator works aa usual, nnd by  proper handling of tbe cream oa good  butter can be made aa during cooler  weather.   the Overanr Cattle Cl������b,  Ths (Inert*aey Cattle club has Its ref-  (ster fiv pedtgros aud aow proposes to  open attttier, tti* rugtvivr lui iku^-im-  aucs*. im, ratlift; tot u\\ i>wvt& xrorlt  coming 00 to ������# excwdlug a ccrtalo  standard  Tbo maitei baa been under eonsldenv  tloo by the Ooerns<*y Cattle club for  some time, owiiv-rt* 01 ���������-u-i u������������j w������tU������t  baflng felt It an ItiJuMice to the breed  that there were only tbelr own tales of  poTTor-MKtire to show for ths merits of  thatr animals, and, aa tbe better tha  performance was the greater tb������ doubt*  might be, therefore the less th������y wera  inclined to give agurea,  toflttooiiU'oa'iii^'ilTpor Bwt  Bold uy oil dm-rawta. or MB*  tBreipTaal  iin?Tfni*lwJ  ���������9  propftld en rooolpt e  ^. ^ rree MmpUlofe. Ai  HOAKMCDl������IHlOO,,TOR01ITO, OUT. (/'  iiT"W  *^l!l*  K-l  eJi___B������__BBB,_Ssi_i_IW^_Mt at  T|-^'M.!>������1ia3^'^*r i  ���������..���������W-V'^'-^^    -���������'  tti,",,;!- tytn*tifi������s.ti<������j ''hi <\  ���������Y..  I'*     ., ,< ..;..l.,������l������i..'._kt_Iir������  ill',  fc -A.* vMr\W ������������������^_Pv\l  King of ������eoteli W hiskies.  The HUDSONS BAY OO,  Sole Agents for 3. C. V  "4, ���������-.  '.-f>.Sv"Siiji  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  'UpjjSi  [tmnmntiumtT>  *; t**ft������*������*������*������**t,**������***������***i*������'  .���������,_**.: 5 *2***##������***������-e*#*****f ���������������������������**���������#���������**#**���������**���������***������������������������������  *��������������� "  '������������������-  ���������"���������#-  ��������� ������*  EN HOLDEN I  By IRVING BACHELLER  Copyritfht,   1900.   hy   LOTHROP  PUBLISHING  TttT1  !���������'*;>.  ���������_,t  ���������tt^  ������48i_������'-*���������������*���������������-.������������������-:���������,;������������������; (Continued )  igy-le^lg^-jne to a gang or Irishmen  rking in the street near by.  Joss McCormick!" lie shouted.  hearty voice answered, "Aye, aye,  counselor!" ami McCorniick came out  ojj������the ?rWd, using bis shovel for a  JA happjfe-day t' ye!" said Fogarty.  rSame t^youse, an' mauny 0' thim!"  BjMd McCorniick.  $Ye'Jl**i*rme ono if ye do me a fa-  v$r," saMiFogarty.  -?An' what?" said the other.  J A job for this lad.   Wull ye do it?"  $1 wATr?'" said McCormick.   And he  went to worn early tne nex*. mvm  with nothing on but my under-  ������ra&*l&J$d trousers save a pair of  gio\^s that excited the ridicule of my  ���������t*"tftr*^f^With   this   livery   and   the  determination of earning $2  $egan the inelegant task of  rocks"���������no  merry  occupa-  tiasinire you, for a hot summer's  Ki&flf^hattan Island.  , jvs^re'paving Park place, and we  "m'i&eak stone and lay them and  ���������tH^ii-ii and dig with a��������� pick and  |rt^||uvY  .MfE$|le&and neck were burned crimson Hvlibi we quit work at 5, and I  lvCi^lt&e w*t:n a 'feel'no of having  |>een ryn^^wbr by the cars.    I had a  [���������t|^fg^|M#���������of soul and body, the latter dpmin'ated by a mighty appetite.  W-^^fg^i^ie^wed me  at first with  suSpfeibH inV.wl|jch- there was a faint  bl^qft-ofl-ienvy.   He invited me at once  "$.hd. was amazed at seeing  jgr^pVai*1-.'y I told him frankly  lof^g^r^Avhy and where.  yo^^^Ohe_loaning_ofLa.  ���������tj-sv5; fii^iHSJp?   "As a mattei  "���������"nBSSSrY****   0^isement  I   would   bt  [most  jjappy   to   do   it���������most  happy,  h-ow&f-Indeed I would."  ^c^njeed him cordially, but declin-  led the favor, for at home they had al-  l^CSfs.tfftight me the danger of borrow-  dingo,-and I was bound to have it out  ^h ill luck on my own resources.  __ Greeley is back," said he,, "and 1  ^shall^"s.ee him tomorrow. I will pul  fehim 'jii" mind 0' you."  jy,rr'I;lv\-ent away sore in the morning,  fbu't* with no drooping spirit. In the  * middle of the afternoon I straightened  ...tip a moment to ease my back and look  "nrn^frftte.  \ stood  Waxy  ,.,���������������,,.    ,���������- onGC- niQ  tV'jiagiliO'.eiiiught my eye,   I went aside to  j?!WM|^en*#   *v"1'" ^roe'������y Stvo mo his  $0* ^fe?011 niPan *������ toll me that you'd  Mtfmmritworli  ."njift'ittrti;  V  than beg or borrow?" said  (Jafi������,-������ "l-ont it," I  -"frTnTnln't nshnmoi  T answered,  oil of it?"  "Ashamed! Why?" said I, not quite  pure of his meaning. It hnd never occurred to me that one had any cause  to bo ashamed of working.  Ho turned to McClingan and laughed.  "I guess you'll do for tlio Tribune,"  he said. "Como nnd seo me at 12 tomorrow."  And then thoy wont nwny.  If I had boon a Knight of tlio Curler  I could not have been trouted with  moro distinguished courtesy by thoso  bard bunded 111011 Ihe rest of tlio day.  1 bade thorn goodby nt night and got  niy' order for .$���������!, One Put Devlin, ft  grrent hearted Irishman who had shnr-  "Thunderl  I had forgotten till about  U'vu."  m /i(l* my confidence and  some of my  'doughnuts  oh   1 in-  1 tab  at  hihdi'-ot"  , _, lime, I remember best of all.  "Ye'll ulver ferglt tho toltnc wo  wurruked together under Rous McCormick." snid he,  Aud la this day, whenever I meet  ���������li* wui.l luttu  ii_w Unit u-j-ti tU-v. be  says  always:" "Good  day  t'  ye,   Mr.  Brower.    D'  ye mind the toime we  pounded tbe rock under Boss McCormick?" .  Mr. Greeley gave me a place at once  on tbe local staff and invited me to  dine with bim at his home that evening. Meanwhile he sent me to the  headquarters of the , Republican central campaign committee on Broadway, opposite the New York hotel.  Lincoln had been nominated in May,  aud the groat political fight of 1S60  was shaking the city with its thunders.  I turned in my copy at the city desk  in good season, and, although the great  editor had not yet left his room, I  took a car at once to keep my appointment. A servant showed me to a seat  in the big back parlor of Mr. Greeley's  home, where ol spent a lonely hour before I heard his heavy footsteps in the  hall. He immediately rushed upstairs,  ���������two steps at a time, and in a moment  I heard his high voice greeting the babies. He came down shortly with one  of them clinging to his hand.  "Thunder!" he said. "I had forgotten all about you. Let's go right in to  dinner."  He sat at the head of the table and I  next to him. I remember bow, wearied  by the day's burden, he sat, lounging  heavily, In careless attitudes. He stirred his diuner into a hash of eggs,, potatoes, squash and parsnips and ate it  leisurely with a spoon, bis head braced  often with his left forearm, its elbow  resting on the table, It was a sort of  letting go after the immense activity  of the day, and a casual observer  would have thought he affected the  uncoutb���������which-was-ri'ot-true-of-him*-���������  He asked me to tell bim all about  my father and his farm. At length I  saw an absent look in his eye and  stopped talking, because I thought he  bad ceased to listen.  "Very well, very..well!" said he.  I looked up at him, not knowing  what be meant.  "Go on! Tell -me all about it," he  added.  "1 like tho country best," said he  when I had finished, "because there I  see more truth in tilings. Here the lie  has many forms���������unique, varied, ingenious. Tho rouge and powder on  tbo lady's cheek���������tboy are lies, both of  them; the baronial and ducal crests  aro lies, und tho fools who use them  arc liars; the people who soak themselves in rum have nothing but lies in  their beads; the multi.tudo who live by  their wits and tho lack of them In others���������they uro all liars; the many who  imagine a vain thing and prolcnd to be  what they are not���������liars, every ono of  them. It Is bound to bo so In the great  cities, and it is a mark of decay. Tho  skirts of Elegit bit lus, tho wigs aud  rouge pots of Mine. Pompadour, tho  crucifix of Mtiehliivelll and the Innocent smile of Fernando Wood stand for  something horribly and vastly false iu  tho people about thorn. For truth  you've got to get back Into the woods.  You can find men thoro it good deal us  God made them���������genuine, strong and  simple*. When those men cease to  conn- hero you'll see grass growing In  Broadway."  1 made no nuswer, nnd tho groat  commoner stirred his coffee a moment  In silence,  "Vanity li Iho curse of cities," ho  continued, "nnd Flattery Is Itw hand-  maiden. Vanity, Flattery it ml Deceit  are the three disgraces. I llko it man  to ho what ho Ih���������out nnd out. If bo's  ashamed of himself It won't ho long bo-  fore his friends '11 ho nshanieil of him,  There's the trouble with this town,  Many a fellow Is protending to bo  what ho Isn't. A nuin cannot bo  strong unless he Is genuine."  Ono of his chI)<lron~u llttlo glrl-  caino and stood cIoho to bim as he  spoko, IIo put his big arm around  ber, nnd that gentle, pormnncnt smile  of bis broadened us ho kissed her and  jvittn-l her rod clnv������V  "Anything new in the south?" Mrs.  Greeley Inquired.  "Worso and worso every day," he  Hiild, "Serious trouble coming, Tho  Charleston dinner yostorday was n  feni-t of tren������on nnil n flow of criminal rhetoric. Tho Union wns tho chief  dish. Everybody slashed It with his  knife nnd Jabbed it with his fork. It  \vi\n kIulightered, roasted, made Into  mincemeat nnd devoured. Ono orntor  vpoko of 'rolling back the tldo of fa-  iiiiii''i*������in that liiMix itx root in tho con-  wli'tiro of the people.' Their mottv  plmrs are n������t bud as their mornln."  He laughed heartily at this example  .if fervid 1 lui-iHwe, nnd then we ro.->e  Void the tabli-. He Iind to en tft the  oilli-e that cvenliiir. and I came away  sunn after dinner. I hint nothing to  <l;i nttti wt'ut homo n-tUn-tiDB' uwn all  the great man had said.  I began shortly to see the truth of  what he had told me���������men licking the  hand of riches with the tongue of flattery, men so stricken with the itch of  vanity that they groveled for the  touch of praise, men even who would  do perjury for applause. I do not say  that most of the men I saw were of  that ilk, but enough to show the tendency of life in a great town*.  I was filled with wonder at first by  meeting so many who bad been everywhere and seen everything, who had  mastered all sciences and all philosophies and endured many perils on land  and sea. I had met liars before���������it  was no Eden there in the north country  ���������and some of them had attained a  good degree of efficiency, but they  lacked tbe candor and finish of the  metropolitan school. I confess they  were all too much for me at first. They  borrowed my cash, they shared my confidence, they taxed my credulity, and  I saw the truth at last.  "Tom's breaking down," said a co-  laborer on the staff one day.  "How's that?" I inquired.  "Served me a mean trick."  "Indeed!"  "Deceived me," said he sorrowfully.  "Lied, I suppose."  "No." He told the truth, as God's my  witness."  Tom had been absolutely reliable up  to that time.  CHAPTER XXIV.  HOSE were great days in mid-  autumn. The republic was in  grave peril of dissolution.  Liberty that had hymned her  FORECAST OF FA5MIUW.  birth in the last century now hymned  her destiny in the voices of bard and  orator. Crowds of men gathered in  public squares, at bulletin boards, on  street corners, arguing, gesticulating,  exclaiming and cursing. Cheering multitudes went up and down the city by  night with bands and torches, and  there was such a howl of oratory and  applause on the lawer half of Manhattan Island that it gave the reporter  no rest. William H. Seward, Charles  Sumner, John A. Dix, Henry Ward  Beecher and Charles O'Conor were the  giants of the stump. There was more  violence and religious fervor in the political feeling of that time than had  "be"en"^ingled~smce~lTT6r~"A~"seiise-of  outrage was in the hearts of men.  "Honest Abe" Lincoln stood, as they  took it, for their homes and their country, for human liberty and even for  their God.   ,  I remember coming Into the counting room late one evening. Loud  voices had halted me as I passed the  door, Mr. Greeley stood back of the  counter; a. rather tall, wiry, gray headed man before it. iiach was shaking  a right fist under the other's nose.  They were shouting loudly as they argued. The stranger was for war; Mr.  Greeley for waiting. Tho publisher of  the Tribune stood beside the latter,  smoking a pipe; n small man leaned  over tho counter at the stranger's elbow, putting In a word here and there;  half a dozen people stood by, listening. Mr. Greeley turned to his publisher in a moment,  "llhondos," said he, "I wish yo'd put  theso men out. They holler an' yell so  I can't hear myself think."  Then there was a general laugh.  I learned, to my surprise, when thoy  had gone that tk>* tall man was William II. Seward, the othor John A.  Dix.  Then one of those fevered days enmo  tho Prince of Wales���������a godsend���������to  allay passion with curiosity.  It was my duty to handle somo of  "tho latest news by magnetic telegraph" and help to got tho plans und  progress of the campaign at headquarters, Tho printer, as they called Mr,  Greeley, was at his desk when l came  In at noon, novor leaving tho ofllco but  for dinner until past midnight thoso  days. And ho nindo tbo Tribune a  mighty power In tho state. Ills faith  In Its efficacy was subllmo, nnd ovory  line wont under his eyo before It wont  to his renders. I romembor a night  when ho called mo to his office about  12 o'clock. IIo was up to his knoos In  the rubbish of tho dny nowspapors that  bo bad rend and thrown upon tho floor;  his desk wan Uttered wltb proofs.  "Go an' seo ths Frlnoo o' Wales," ho  sttld, (Thnt Interesting young man had  arrived on tho Harriet Lane that morning nnd ridden up Broadway between  cheering hosts.) "I'vo got a sketch of  him boro, nn' It's all twaddle, Toll us  something new about him. If he's got  a hole In his sock wo ought to know It."  Mi,  I/.Ui.i  iuu,v  lu   Iw  on, hliu   wLl'c  I was there.  "Look here, Dana," said tho printer  In a rasping humor. "By tho gods of  war! Hero's two columns about that  performance nt tho Academy and only  iv������u hu-iia ut luu Bi'.wtu ut* Suttiuu ut  St. Paul. I'll have to got somo ono t'  go an' burn that tboatcr an' send -is  bill to me."  'TV.   I>*  rW,'nn,vl \  Odd  Floral  Effecta  For  Hata���������Poaajr  W'IIowb a Novel Decoration.  Flowers will again constitute one of  the principal trimmings for hats. The  manufacturers of floral decorations  have turned out a collection more gorgeous than ever before. A novelty ia  an American Beauty rose with petals  of buttonholed embroidery. Pussy willows are being used as hat decorations.  These fuzzy little flowers add a touch  of smartness to any trimming, and  early experiments have proved so successful that it is a wonder some one  has not thought of them before.  Flower hatpins shoul .1 match the costume in color.   There is a great diver-  HAT OF ECRU CRD*.  Blty of shade ih enameled orchids.  Other flowers that are used for this  purpose are violets, yellow mimosas  and daisies.  The new bolero jackets resemble the  Eton coats of last year with one or  two notable exceptions. The Eton coat  .almost.aLw.ay.s,ha(La_plain,_tigh.t_fl,ttlng���������  sleeve, while the bolero of today has  rather "fussy" sleeves, reaching to or  a little below the elbow, finished off  with pretty frills of muslin or lace.  Linen batiste skirts are more worn  with the spring walking 1 *: than silk  ones. Well made, these I ste skirts  leave little to be desired, l 'ley wash  and wear well. The most popular pattern Is a triple corded stripe, which, if  the garment be tucked, should come In  the center of each fold. Hair cord  muslins are always liked for summer  wrappers for the same practical reasons.  The dainty hat pictured is of ecru  crin. The high rolling brim Is built  up in the back with pink roses. About  the crown Is a box plaited quilling of  bluo malines. Two shaded wings give  the skyscraping tendency so marked lu  all the smart huts of tho season.  JUDIO CHOLLET.  SHIRT WAIST HINTS.  Tailored Style* Cnrrieil Ont In Sheer  Mnterinlw���������Loiiu Sleevea.  The severe typo of shirt waist Is  hero this season, but it Is made In  sheer materials, such as handkerchief  linen, wash mull, batiste and dimity  nud the many soft fabrics that uro  classed with thoso.  An attractive variation of tho tucked  shirt waist has Its fullness laid to 1ml-  i-i-nne-l.  The dlflVr-uu:.- |,���������������tvii-m a speculation  and nn Investment In that It Is a speculation,    Wltou   j,lU    hwe.  The n������ru nnil the Bfnn.  When b clock in fast yon can always  turn it back, but it's different wltb a  jouug man. ���������...  SMART MSCKWIAIk  tare double box plaits across tho front.  Down each sldo of the center box plait  run narrow full ruffles of the material.  *-���������   11     11.,.   1    1  . ..if   ,,. ,..,.,.������������������  many of the nowc!tt rtilrt wnlntc. Instead of being sopnrato cuffs put on  the finished sleevos. tbo sloovos themselves nro cut long enough to allow for  the cuff, which Is scalloped at tho top.  ���������������������        .     * i- 1   1 1 ..11  .,,.., .1 <,  _ ,,W  mHJ ut   ,,,uii\>   uJiwui uiv   u.jv,.   .V  koep tho cuffs In place, and tho newest  idea Is to mako thorn at homo by sowing two buttons together on a long  loop nnd buttonholing tho loop,  Somo of tho shirt waists hnvo tha  fronts nnd yoke cut In one. On tho tailored models carried out In heavy linen  fhl<* ouiplecoineiit I������j f-cnllopcd nnd a  small dot embroidered In each curve.  A shirt wnlst model Is often cut wltb  shoulders so wido that they extend  over tbe upper arm In nn epaulet of-  f������* that &tT������������* a military touch.  Mojt of tht* nhlrt rrnht alter** are  rong, But some'ot tnem are cat wftii ft  puff to the elbow, where they meet a  deep cuff.  The collar either matches the shirtwaist with which it is worn or separate collars are used in keeping with'  the character of the waist. Turnover'  collers, hemstitched or embroidered,  are the correct tiling worn with a tie  of lace trimmed lawn or a smart silk  bow.  The long cravat seen in the illu-stra:  tion is of lace insertion, edged with;  plaited ruffles. The butterfly bow is of  plaited linen and the long tie of lacs  edged mull. JUDIO CHOLLET.  The Ilatloss Man.  "The hatless man is here to stay,"  said n hatter, "and his coming did not  meet with the opposition that the shirt  waist man incurred.  "All but the baldheads were hatless  men last summer. At the seashore,  among the mountains, automobiling,  horsebacking, canoeing, rowing, driving,  walking, tlie young men were invariably hatles3. Their faces were tanned,  and the sun had given a bright, coppery hue and a crisp quality to their  hair.  "I know a half dozen undergraduates  of Princeton who took a cross country  walk of 200 miles in August without  hats.  "This new fashion has hurt the hat  business undeniably. On account of it  my summer sales have been smaller  than ever before. Still I don't grieve.  I like the idea of going hatless. The  fact Is, I went hatless myself during  my vacation. The sun and air did my  hair good,  "When the shirt waist man appeared  everybody derided him. A hoot went  up from one end of the country to the  other. But the hatless man was received In silence, an approving silence."���������New York Herald.  "War on Trailing Skirts.  A pretty war of skirts is being fought  out in a small German town, where the  League Against the Trailing Skirt has  been formed, with the support of the  mayor, who has even gone so far as to  regulate in an edict the length of the  offending garment. It is this last piece  of municipal tyranny that has aroused  the long suffering woman of fashion,  and she has formed a counter Union  .ofV_the__Liberty_,.of_nress _3o_Jtar_J*_  seems that the league is In the ascendant, for it has just dined the mayor triumphantly, while the union,  scorning such gastronomic methods of "���������  bribery, is trusting to greater elegance  of appearance for the propitiation of  the masculine authorities. ���������  Phonograph a In Court.  The use of a phonograph as a witness occurred for the first time on a  recent trial In the United States court  at Boston. In this connection it is recalled that photographs had to fight  their way to tlie witness stand. Tho  right to put telephono conversations in  evidence has been uphold In somo  cases. If tho uso of the phonograph aa  a witness becomes goueral it will also  become a universal memorandum.  Contracts of all sorts, from a merger  deal to a promise of marriage, can bo  recorded as Infallibly as on paper or  parchment. In breach* of promise  cases especially a phonograph would  bo of great valuc���������St. Louis PoBt-Dls-  patch.  A IJnir Six IncliCN In I.cn-rth.  Tho Island of Dominica is tho homo  and natural habitat of .the horculcs  beetle (Dynnstes horculcs), the vory  largest known species of the eoleoptora  or beetle family. Full grown specimens of this gigantic representative ot  tbo hard winged bug family average  six Inches lu length from tho tip of  their pinchers to tho termination; of the  wing covers. It hns a loug, blnck horn  growing out of a head which Is oven  darker than tho horn ltsolf. Ou Its  lower surface tho horn Is covered wltb  a thick sotting of gold colored bristles,  which tho entomologists say are usod  by tho Insect In capturing Its proy.  Another aud shortor but moro powerful horn grows out from beneath, tha  two forming a powerful pair of pinchers. Tho creature has six powerful  legs, each armed wltb claws, Tht  elytra or wing covers nro of a dnpple  gray color and tbo under ports of tba  body black. Takon all together, It Is a  formidable creature, wltb strength sufficient to catch and hold a bird of tbt  ilzo of tho English sparrow.  Whr They Wear Hats.  History does not tell, so far as wa  tnow, how It came about that members  of the English parliament wear their  hats. The custom has desceuUed (rotten age when Its proceedings were not  recorded, but one may suspect that  thereby hangs a talo of sturdy and victorious revolt nffiilnst privilege, *������iicb  as broke out at Versailles, could It be  recovered. Now and again wo find nn������  tlquo allusions to tho practice. When  tlio commons voted that ovory one  should "uncover or stir or movo lils  hat" when tbo speaker expressed the  thanks ot the Iioiim* for nny w-rvU-������  done by a memlx������r Lord Falkland  "stretrhed both bis arms out and chmp.  ed his hands together on tho crown of  faU hat and held it down close t/> his  (bead, thnt all might *e������ bow odlotw  that (lattery was to him." ���������Loudoo  Chronicle, THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  I  V)  HISTORY OF THE  ELYSEE PALACE  Checkered    Career    of    the    Whit*  House of France.  The Elysee palace, situated in the  Rue Faubourg Saiut-Honore. is a cross  between a country house and a hotel.  It has had a checkered career since its  erection in 1718 and has harbored some  queer characters. Louis V. presented  it to Mme. de Pompadour. Who knows  how many lettres de cachet went out  of the gates to imprison those who  lampooned her? Under Louis XVI. It  was called the Elysee Bourbon. During tlie revolution it became national  property, was put up for sale, found no  purchaser and was turned into a government printing office. During tlie  dlrectoire there were gay doings in the  fine old rooms, aud the inerveilleuses  and incroyables danced and gambled  from sunset to sunrise. The rooms  were let to a syndicate who made a  large fortune out of the speculation.  Since then the palace has been occupied by Murat, Napoleon L, Lou's  Bonaparte and Queen Hortense, Alexander I. of Russia and the Due de  Berri. After tlie revolution of 1S30 it  remained unoccupied until Louis Napoleon made It his residence while he  was president of the republic. Nearly  all the subsequent presidents of the  present republic have added to It. The  large glass awning seen from the Faubourg, called by the scoffers "the monkey palace," was the work of Carnot.  His also is the large ballroom. The  left wing was built by Louis Napoleon,  and Grevy added a room overlooking  the garden. None of the presidents  seem to fancy its state bedroom, nor  do they write at the Louis XVI. table,  ornamented with brass work chiseled  by Gouttiere. They have one and all  preferred to furnish small rooms away  from the solemn state apartments and  use an ordinary desk such as we find  in any office.  Lincoln the Lawyer.  It Is conceded by all his contemporaries that Lincoln was the best all  around jury lawyer of his day in Illinois. Undoubtedly his knowledge of  human nature played an important  -part in hia success. He possessed another quality7r^howeveTr~wli'ich~"iI~gl~  most If not quite as essential In jury  work, and that is clearness and simplicity of statement. His logical mind  marshaled facts In such orderly sequence and he Interpreted them in such  simple language that a child could follow him through the most complicated  cause, and his mere recital of tbe issues had the force of argument���������Frederick Trevor Hill In Century.  "Are you tlie proprietor of this restaurant?',' said tlie man who had waited for his order until he became sleepy,  '���������Yes, sir. What can I do for you?"  "You can give mc some Information.  I want to know whether you have told  tho waiter to stay away so that you  can bring in a bill for lodgings against  rate?" ������������������  Often what appear to he the most  trivial occurrences of llfo prove to be  the most momentous. Many are disposed to regard a cold as a slight  thing, deserving of llttlo consideration  and this neglect often results In most  serious ailments entailing years of  suffering. Drive out colds and coughs  with Sickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup,  the recognized remedy for all affections of the throat and lungs.  The" Servian Swineherd,  la any Uervlaii villago there Is only  ���������ono swineherd, and ho leads all the  pigs of the community. In the morning ho goos through tho streets blowing his born, and tho pigs come out of  their own accord and fall In behind  him and follow him to tho pasture. At  night ho. brings them homo, and they  dlsperso to their sties In tbo same orderly way as they pass tho hotwos to  whloh thoy belong. Thoy require no  attention and uo singling out.  Don't hive ��������� filling oat with  your hair* it might leave yml  Then whit? Better pleat������ it  by giving It i good hilr-food���������  Ayer'i Hiir Vigor. Thobiir  trope coming out, become*  soft md smooth, and all tho  deep, rleh color of youth  comes back to gray hair.  fe^sss-w^"-  The Welcome Gneat.  Who is he? The man who calls on  a woman when he is at his very best  and who never stays too long. Oh,  that masculine visitors knew the peril  that Ilea in an extra half hour! Almost  every woman likes to entertain men at  her own home and to receive the delicate compliment of a personal call, but  unless two people have the same hobby  or are engaged to be married (or are  about to be) any call that lasts over an  hour Is filled with dire threatenings.  "I know two men," sighed a young woman to her best friend, "who are both  handsome, intelligent, courteous and  altogether delightful. One comes at  odd intervals and stays until 11 o'clock.  Heigho! The1 other arrives periodically, chats, laughs, tells the news���������and  leaves In half an hour. I shudder when  the first comes'and sigh when the other  goes,"  There are more things than letters  that should be just long enough to  make the recipient "wish there was  more of it," and a call Is not least  among them.  In Nature's Storehouse There are  Cures.���������MeaMcal experiments have  shown -conclusively that there are  medicinal virtues in even ordinary  plants growing up around us which  give them a value that cannot be est-  mated. oit is held by some that nature  provides a cure for every flisease  which neglect and ignorance have  visited upon man. However, this may  be, it is well Known that Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills, distilled from roots  and herbs, are a sovereign remedy in  curing all disorders of the digestion.   - ''   Q ���������  Wisdom never opens her doors to  those who are not willing to pay the  price of admission. There are no bargains at her counters, no short cuts to  ber goal. "Pay the price or leave the  goods," is her motto.  DEATH SEEMED NEAR.  Three   Doctors  Baffled   but  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills Came to the  Rescue.  Just a few months ago the home of  Mi*. James Beers, of Emerson, N. B.,  was tilled wiui sorrow. It seemed  that death would claim the life of their  bright little girl. To-day this gloom  is changed to joy. The little one is  no longer'ill, but is now bright, active  and happy. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  "bTotvght"^his-chaTige-after-t'hree-doc-  Jbrs bad failed. Concerning this illness and cure Mrs. Beers says:���������"At  the age of six my little girl became  very ill. At different times for the  next year and a half three doctors  treated her without benefit. She was  terribly run'down and her blood was  nothing but water. Then dropsy set in.  Sne* would swell so that her clothes  were much too small for her. Her  legs and feet were nearly twice their  natural size. - To make her torture  worse rheumatism set in. Her state  was pitiable. Sometimes we thought  she could not live much longer and  for three monius she could not walk  a step. To touch her was to cause  her* the greatest agony. The doctors  were baffled���������they could do nothing  for her and as a last resort we began  the use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  She took tho pills three weeks when  we saw there was a slight improvement. The improvement gradually became more marked and by the  time she had taken twenty-one boxes  her cure was complete. It la now  nine months since she took the pills  and she is now as woll as she ever  was and goes to school every day.  I cannot speak too highly In fuvor of  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for I feol they  saved my little girl's life."  Watery blood Is the cause ot ovor  half the sickness which prevails today. To havo health, strength and  happiness you must have rich, red  blood. Dr. Williams' lln-v Til's nuke  this rich, red blood, that Is why they  euro anaemia, indigestion, loss of  appetite, rueumntlsm, neurtilgln,  nervous troubles, heart palpitation  and all the nllmonts peculiar to growing girls nnd women. Sold by donlerH  In modlclne or by mall at KOc a box  or Hlx boxes for $2.50 from the Dr.  Wtlllums Motliclno Co,, Brockville,  Ont.  Limited Bathlnar.  Dr. Somerville Hastings, lecturing at  the London Institute of Hygiene on  "Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness,"  said that people were much cleaner  now than iu the reigns of Queen Mary  and Elizabeth, whon the washing of  clothes was unknown. Cotton was  hardly In use, and linen was expensive.  The poor wore rough woolen garments,  which were never washed, and the better classes adorned themselves with  silks and velvets, which were dyed  when they would no longer pass muster In regard to cleanliness. It Is recorded, continued Dr. -Hastings, that  James I. never washed either hands or  face during the period he posed as the  wisest fool In Christendom, but confined his cleanliness within the narrow  limits of wiping his finger tips upon a  damp napkin.���������London Telegraph.  Flahinff For Sheep.  When sheep were first Introduced  into Cornwall, England, a flock which  had strayed from tho uplands on to  Gwlthian sands were caught there by  the tide and ultimately carried Into  St. Ives bay during the night. Thero  the floating flock was observed from  the St. Ives fishing boats, whose crews,  never having seen sheep, took them for  some new kind of fish and did their  best to secure thr-jm both by hooks and  lines and by netting. Thoso they secured they brought home triumphantly  next morning as a catch to which even  pilchards were as nothing.  Ask for Minard's and take no other.  The honor of being the oldest postmaster in England is claimed by Mr.  William Scott, k, Carlton-in-Lindrick,  Notts, who is 83 years of age. He  was appointed in 1859, and at that  time was also the village schoolmaster. For 27 years he held both positions, but resigned that of school  master twenty years ago. Though  83 be can still read without the aid of  spectacles, and enjoys the best of  health.   $100 REWARD $100.  The readers ot this paper will be pleated to learn  that there 1* at least one dreaded dlseaM _v*t saienoa  has been able to euro tn all its stages, -������<1 that ia  Catarrh. Hall'* Catarrh Cure is the only posltrr*  cure now known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh  being a constitutional disease, requires a constita-  tional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Care is taken internally, acting direct** on the blood and mnooM  surfaces of the system, thereby destroying the foundation of the disease, and giving the patient strength  by building np the constitution and assisting nature  In doings its work. The proprietors have so much  faithin its <rarative'powers that they offer One-Hun--  dred Dollars for any case that it tails to euro. Sena  for list of testimonials.  Address: F. J. OHBNBY a Co.. Toledo, a  Sold by druggists "Be.  Take Hairs Family PtUs for constipation.  Great numbers of vast fortunes in  this country have been and are being  built up on the very ignorance of the  masses in regard to business methods.  The schemers bank on it that it is  easy to swindle people who do not  know how to protect their property.  ju*ey thrive on the Ignorance of their  fellows. They know that a shrewd  advertisement, a cunningly worded  circular, a hypnotic appeal will bring  the hard earnings of these unsuspecting people out of hiding places Into  their own coffers.  Mlnard's Liniment used by physicians  A groat mun will mako great opportunities, ovon out of tho commonest  and moanost situations,  It seems especially incredible that  a strong, sturdy, selfmatle man, who  has had to fight his way up from poverty, and who feels the backache In  every dollar ho has earned, should let  his savings slip through his fingers In  the most foolish Investments, with  scarcely any Investigation, often  sending Ms money thousands of miles  away to people ho has never seen and  about whom ho knows practically  notuing, except through an advertisement which has attracted his attention, or through the wues of some  smooth, unprincipled promoter.���������Success Magazine,  Sunlight Soap Is hotter than other  soaps, but Is best when used In the  Sunlight way. Buy Sunlight Soap  nnd follow directions.  Do not drive your employees ahead  of you, but keep ahead of thorn and  Invite thorn to como on.-���������Success  Magazine.  Purity Means Health  That's why you should use  Lead  CEYLON GREEN TEA  In place of the -adulterated teas of Japan  Packets   Only,    40c,   50c,    and   60c   per   Tb.     At   all   Grocer*.  Highest Award  St. Louis 1904. .  Make Over  Make it new againl Get rid of that  old, faded color I Arrest old age I  Restore freahneaa, strength. y*oath  to your gray hair I Hall's Vegetahfe  Sicilian Hair Benewer will do all  %/ _rv*s4t. -ssV������    B-H *-������ 2 <*__lH-t-'������- ScM to o****sr half a centwy.  i our naif %������^&j?s?:***  va������*WMii-an ct   V-kJaas      a*.-tjVaVE**"   m  a������T*a BsXVWss*.  taoftbea-k. B.P. RAXL-n or. ,*���������������������������-������_,, ������..���������__  HOW IT SPREADS.  The first package of Dr. Leonhardt's  Hem-Roid (the infallible Pile cure)  that was put out went to a small town  in Nebraska.  It cured a case of piles that was  considered hopeless.  The news spread, and the demand  prompted Dr. J. S. Leonhardt, of  Lincoln, Neb., the discoverer, to prepare it for general use. Now it is being sent to all parts of the world.  It will cure any case of Piles.  ?1.00, with absolute guarantee. All  dealers, or The Wilson-F"y3e Co., Limited, Niagara Falls, Ont. 16  HARDY FROST-PROOF FRUIT  TREES AND SHRUBS.  Wanted at Once���������Reliable and energetic men in all parts of Manitoba,  and North West, to sell reliable Nursery stock.  Exclusive rights to sell Hardy Hybrid Apples, originated by Dr. Wm.  Saunders of Ontario' Experimental  Farm, Ottawa, and successfully tried  and fruited at Brandon and Indian  Head Experimental Farms.   ���������  Complete canvassing outfit and liberal terms to the right persons.  Apply at once to E. D. SMITH,  Helderleigh Nurseries,    Winona, Ont.  Establisned over a quarter of a  Century.  HE" FTX ECPTHErGULTON ECT  Wilson's  FLY  PADS  Three hundred ttrnmhe*-  tor than sticky papex.  NO DEAD FUES LYING ABOUT  Sold by sUl Druggists and General Stxsraa  and by maiL  TEN CENTS PER PACKET FROM  ARCHDALE WILSON,  ' HAMILTON. ONT.  Maypole  Keep Mlnard's Liniment In the House  fftfw ths Air Is Pnrlfltd.  Motion, mechanical and molecular,  tho groat law of tho universe, Is a natural method for tho purification of the  atmosphere. Its power aa a purifier of  tbe air li shown mechanically In tbe  flow of rivers und In tho ocean current!. Molecularly it aorvos tbo same  purpose la tbo form ot heat, light and  ele-etrWrj-. vn*on rmt In m-itlnn nlr  BtnttnntPK n* water does and become*  offensive and bad, because It Is easily  Impregnated with flno animal and vegetable dust as well as noxious gases.  Certain physical conditions ore always  nn/./.tiOTfj, for ���������*">/���������> w.tiMrni-t! mov*������m������������nt  of the air. Wo know that tbo diurnal  motion of land and sea sir brings the  warm days and cool nights as well as  tho rain and wind. In the tropical regions as tbe sun rises tho heat of the  lay Increases, and the breezo sots la  from the sea to tho land, A* tlie sua  t*n*H down the hont diminishes, and at  sunset the temperatures of sea and  land art equal, At night agalo tbt  breete Is from land to sea until mora-  log. when tbe temperature may become equal and the sea breese return.  Theso two desirable qualifications,  pleasant to tho tasto and at. the same  tlmo oltoctnnl, nro to bo found lh  Mother tlravo'H Worm Exterminator.  Chimron hko 1t.  Oldest llerhnrlam,  The oldest nnd most curious herbarium In tho world Is In tho Egyptian  museum at Cairo. It consists of  crowns, garlands, wreaths and bouquets of Egypt, most of tho examples  being in excellent condition, and nearly all tho flowers hnvo been Identllled.  Thoy cannot bo less than 3,000 years  old.  Drummer Boy's Excuse Was Acceptable When It Was Presented.  When General Sherman came np  from Charleston to visit the Army of  the Potomac Sherman's army had  marched from Cumberland gap, through  Knoxville and Atlanta, to the sea.  "Old Tecump's" soldiers were great  fighters and marchers, while General  Howard's soldiers were great on dress  parade. So Howard thought he would  astonish Sherman, and he arranged a  great parade at Bailies Crossroads.  The finest eastern regiments, with  the newest and smartest uniforms,  were selected, among them the Thirty-  ninth New York. They were the crack  drillers of the corps. In the regiment's  band was a handsome drummer boy,  who was a great forager. He would  always bave turkeys and chickens,  while the other boys were starving. No  one knew where he carried them, but  they found out afterward that ho carried them in bis drum.  When they beat up tbe parade and  the handsome Thirty-ninth came dancing along General Howard looked up  at one of bis colonels and exclaimed:  "Colonel, that Thirty-ninth drummer  boy ain't drumming. Tell your adjutant to ride o*������er thero and tell him to  drum. General Sherman Is hero. We  want to mako a good show. Ask the  fellow why In thunder ho doesn't  drum."  The adjutant cantered up to tbe  drummer and cried out:  ���������'You drummer boy, thero! Why  don't youMrum? You'ro just making  your sticks go. Why tho devil don't  you drum?"  "You toll tho colonel," said tho boy  In a low volco, with his hand ovor bis  mouth, "tbat I've got two turkeys in  my drum, and ono Is for bim and Gen-  oral Sherman."  "Sick, Is ho?" shouted tbe colonel.  "Why didn't be say so boforo? Bond  bim to tbo ho.pltal!"--.Ell Perkins In  ���������"���������"dura. __  The English home dye.   A. cake et  aoap. Clean, quick, sale. Brilliant colas*.  Dyes to any shade.   Yoo cant wash the  -coJoront���������it's-fadeless.���������-Dym anytbi-as-.-  The largest tale in the British "gmpitt.  ioc for Colors���������15c for Black,  Atl dealers or F. I*. Benedict & Co,  Montreal.  MAKE EVERY D������(  COUNT-  / bad the weonw  You cannot  afford to De  without*  OILED SI  SMNOFTHinSH  ������K  ���������MC* e-HAot*- eo is*  ���������������c*o������������-*o, ow*  mmmm  Veek His Opportanltr.  The visitor was admiring tbe rare  t'Olloctlon of curios belonging to bis  host, and his attention bad just been  called to a superb Japaneso carving In  Ivory.  ho Kilt!, tnltlng oti<������ flown. And th������Ti  he started, for the carving hnd been  broken and awkwardly glued together  again. Tho kindly host noted the fact  tbe snmo moment and rung for bis  U.UU.  "Voles," be said, "this Ivory Is broken."  "Yea, sir. X bad aa accident,'* tbe  servant answered confusedly,  "But It has been glued together,"  said tho master of the house. "I call  It unpardonable of you to glue It together to concanl It. If yon had come  to me openly and said you bad broken  It I'd have forgiven you"���������  "Excuse me, sir," said Voles eagerly,  "tbe other-, broke too!"-Londoa A������  Food  Value  Mooney's Perfection Cream  Sodas are crisp squares  of wholesome nourishment.  They are the food that I  builds strength and muscle.  They are as easily digested  by the child and invalid  as by the sturdy workman.  They contain ALL the food  properties of finest Carta*  dian wheat flour, in a form  that delights the appetite.  Always fresh and crisp in  the moisture-proof packages.  At til |nrx������n In thek  hygienic padajct.  '���������������*^. ������*.'���������< t   .Tfr*.������.  Nothtm- will Rtar.il you in honor  stoail, In tho cold, practical, ovnryiluy  world, thiiw. a good sound ljtiwlm.-d.-i  o-lticntlon. You will find that your  Kiiccesn In any tr.ido, occttpation or  profession will depend a- much on  your gonf-ral knowioitgo ot m������*n and  affairs as on your technical truinlng.  .���������*._������'  W   N   U   No.   887 THE   NEWS, ^CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  NEW  SHOES  We have just opened the finest stock of  Shoes ever shown in  the district.  Mens' Womens' and  Childrens', in all  qualities and styles.  Call and see them.  "RIGGS & WHYTE  ���������  i  Campbells  5c.  LOAF.  CURRANT dKlAI)  lOo    a   loaf  13 for $!.Oo  Minced Steak Plea on Saturdays  3 f o-*������. 15c.  lOlioorarE:  Speaking of the recent visit to  Winnipeg of the Women's Press  Cluh, a writer the Western Home  Monthly, of Winnipeg, thue eulo-  git-eBMiss A. D   Cameron:���������  4* Perhaps it in Western partiality, but to my way of thinking Agnes Deans Cameron, of Victoria,  wae the most striking woman at the  convention All the West is familiar with the story of how she incurred the wrath of the School Board  of Victoria because she made them  appear ridioulous, and how, in sheer  Bpite, they suspended her certificate  oa a teacher for three years. Before  tho convention was over, many a  woman, who had como to it ruther  prejudiced against her, said, "What  mad folly could possess a school  hoard to let a woman like that go  whon they tnipjht huve had her to  teach their children?"  Those who know her well in that  capacity say that sho is a teacher  born tn the purple, and I can well  believe it. In addition to teaching  however, she has for yours dono  iiewupapor work, and every practical newspaper woman recognized in  her at once the elements that go to  make success in that calling.  Apart from her ability as a writer and teacher, she is an exceptionally fine public speaker. Hor voice  full and resonant, is under perfect  control, she has a great command  of the choicest Kngli?h, upij-rain and  appropriate anecdote corao without  apparent effort. In rot"pond ink to  to'iata to tho pres.^ nnd to atldr������)Hut'S  of welcome, rh*- said 'Vie right word,  just onoujrh, not too much, am] no-  /1  *..-..     I T. I     .  Ul������l,r  \....tw     -,, 4*    I,..,,   ,,  / MO > wi ,   Ul  ber aiiilrcsf on Kipling ut the Hitt-  urday night rnoatiiif- that -the waa  at her bo-t, Ah! what a troit it,  was; something to renvmber in the  Blow grinding m thu v'-ar;-, for sho  took that b-vt of all views of Kip  ling���������the a poet lo of the dignity and  {grandeur of work.    Vou  felt in  stinctively that it was because she  Waa herself a worker that he had  appealed.to Miss Cameron so strong  ly. The finest touch of all was her  reference to hi������ stories for children,  then her own love of the child wae  revealed, Speaking of this i cident  afterwards, a friend said io me: i;Do  you know the thing that struck me  most was that all the women on the  platform 'hatevening were wives  and mothers, with the single exception ot Miss Cameron, and yet to  me she'suguested more of the mother  heart, in face, voice and thought,  than any other speaker " I fell, ilist a nj^thj^^^^  pasfing in the crowd said to a friend  ���������'that is a grand, guod woman; you  fee) it when you look at her, you  hear it in her voice. She is brainy  probably the brainiest woman here  tonight, hut above all she is good.".  Was it any wonder that with people who hnd only heard her oncego-  ing wild over her, that the members  of the club, one and all, came to  look upon her as the type of all that  is best in woman. The West has  good cause to be proud of Agnep  Deans Cameron. I feel I um a bet  ter woman every time I take her by  the hand nnd look into her eyes. "  ill  A special meeting of the Council  was held on   Monday at  6   p-m  Present Mttyor Wiilard, Aids Bate.'  Whyto, McDonald and Tn.bell.  Minutes of meetings of 16th' and  18th read, and adopted.  Auditors report to 30 Juno read.  Communication rend from Mr*  Gordon Grant of Victoria, asking  for copies of by-laws relating to  Public MntalB and Liquor Licences  Docided to fonvaid copies, Mayor  road letter from Mr Anley in which  writer informed Counoil that at pro-  eent ho wan unable to accept City  Clerkship.   Itec'd and filed.  Moved Aid Hate seconded Aid  Tarbell that Mr F Nunn-B application tie accepted. Moved inurm-nd-  monthyAld McDonald seconded  Aid Whyto that now applications  for the position to be called for  For amendment Aids Whyto and  i ii "V n' ! * .*������"*-"'*��������������� -"m iur-  i ^"'}���������-������������ -^P.M.yurWilUJ  est  vote in favour ot amendment. Mr  ! L W Nunne was nsked to act as  ��������� Clerk until next night of meeting,  which he promised to do '  C011 noil adjourned,  HIGH  SCHOOL  Victoria, U <.\ ������0���������The following  I* ih-rwuk of High School exam-  j iuation 1.0m  Cumberland  centre,  ���������������������������������������������������>���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  j  Dull Evenings  ��������� Are Banished  ?       WHEN YOU OWN   A  Graphophone  ��������� It,Wilt Provide  ������ THE BEST MUSIC  Z       THE FUNNIEST SONGS  ���������      THE MOST LAUGHABLE  STORIES  kiq1it at your own firksidr, at  a Mopkkatk Cost.     Wkitk for  I      UaTALOOUK OK CAIL   AT  I FLETCHER BROS.  %      VICTORIA, NANAIMO  ��������� VANCOUVER.  ��������� Sole Agents For B. C.   X  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-������  I WEDDING  PRESETS  _������ A Suggestion f *r Evevy  Glarco in my Window or  Show Capes. ���������  As a. Gift Store '.here are  no-rival-* You .nay hectare modest, .yet plea.-'ng  Gifts,for aa little up $1 Q0,  .with -every wnnttd price  betw-cu, up vO $1)0/00  Stoddart  The    ���������  Watchmak. r & .7 -weller  "H-4-W-I-J-  i ���������   #   9   ���������   %   e   *  ������������������i"v-H-n-;  (��������������� j-<-_.--# ������������j\,. <������������__, *j  ^���������*l'W.-f~H4"4"*H-H'H'^-W-l-H*  W. BT*Anders6n.  ���������PHOTOGRAPHER.  POPULAR PRICtfiS.'  ALL STYLE.--;  CUSTOMS BROKERAGE  executed ut short notice.  News Office,  Gum b������rland  B*C^  4^������J^...i���������.^H-i-H**^-^*H**tl���������'^-^-w���������-I���������  Intermt iliale "lad-i, J -.naesF. tyrant  677, Junior pnide,'K .tha-ino M.  Hill 771, numbeiaof candidates 9  passed 2.  NOTICE  The business heretofore cnrrictl  on in the Union Hold under the  namo of o. C. and M. Davi will in  future he cnrrieil on under the  names of S, C, Davis, et. 0. Ihivis jr,  andM. Davit* All persons indebted to the hue firm are requested lo  eettlo such on or before Aug. 31p',  1906, and all person* having olaimB  against the latu firm nre requested  to procfnt samf on or before Aug.  31st, 19 )6 A',1 such tiettlementi- to  be ninde to S. C. David and son.  Union Hold.  Cumberland B,C, July 25, 190(5  WATEH NOTICE,  Notice is uivon that water will be  shuloff during repairs on Sunday  July 20'h and on Sunday Aug 5'h  hftfWMii IV hour-i of 12 noon and  6 p-m. Wo water to bo uned for  sprinkling oidewalkft or gardens after 9 a-m until further notice. Consumers are notified that leaky fitu-  cots must he put in order, or a  ohnrpre for excess will be made.  0. A U. WATER Co  Ltd.  mmmmemm  GraceMethodist Ohurch  Services on Sunday at Ham and  7 p-m. Sunday School at 2.80.  The Pastor, R. J. Mclntyre, will  preach at both services.  (iond singing hy the choir.  Brinhtshort pervices will ho ������"���������'''  during thu hot weather. Kverb>uy  cordially invited.  On Hun-lay morning at 11 o'cio.>,  icrv'ce will be hdd at Roy's bead.  instead of in the Church.  It does not require an  expert to clean out the flues    'J^f^'^'f'  of the "Sunshine" furnace���������     -1^^^%^  tha only tool needed is a brush  which is  supplied   with every  furnace.  Clean-out doora are placed in tho  oasing, and the brush can easily be inserted.  This heater just bristles with exclusive features wach as  automatic gas dampars, largo doable feed-doore, steel dome,  double shakers and steel radiator.  If you want the best furnace made get the * SuaahW'  Bold by enterprising dealers everywhere.     Booklet free.  Lokdon. Toronto. Moitfiubal,  Winnipeg.   Vancouvkb.  ST. JOHN.    H__*ttraOH.  C. ii. TARBELL  Sole Agent  I   PLAN FOR A SAVINGS FUND FOI EVERYONE. !  sWU   ||    I     ', .. !-***UU~'������������������������__��������� >..���������***������������..'UUl-vn-.t7-> ���������--> .tli*J..|ll:*Wi,;U  -nositfm*^i-tvv.  $1.00 Starts a Savings Accda'iit at  The ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  T-r-v,--' !������������������ *>*������ra,������������-*.-iT   t  Capita) (paid up).       $3,000,000       Res:    .-.$8,437,162  Cheerful nnd careful -ittention will he given to all Depositors, whether  their acriiti'its ;ire laiue or small.  Wa *.*ay 3 par cent INTEREST on Deposivs, compounded twii o a year.  Vou can bank -with usby mall, ������  am**>������������������-*������������������- ^^-ii-as������uia-as*������-**a*--������������aama������ws*s*s*s-r JfJ  A. M NETHKIIBY Mgr               Curnhf-rlund B C.    . ������  Open Fay N'Igl_t8. 7 p-m to 9 p-sii 8  \**i  ���������Y-nai is itie-use'.. ,. ,,  of sending h-������i"t  or away snywht-re for your At'at^hes and'Jewellery when you  can get them aa chHiip nt home und sen what you aw 'getting-  Watches fr  m $2.oo to $HX)  Olocksfrom  $l.oo to ������$50  Rln&s from $l.oo to $100  Jewellery of all kinds, and a line line of RICH CUT GLASS  At MCLEAN'S,   The Pioneer  Jeweller of Cumberland.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  Suppllixl ut Li-went Market i'rlooi  Vegetables  A  GitiHt Vealoty will  tlwayi be  in .tuck ;   ulau o supply of  Fresh Fish  will bo ou Sale every Wodoraday  Your (rn'ronni-e is ooidliilly invltud, and  all order! will be promptly ilulivorvd.  JJcPhee&Son  PRDI-RIFTnUR.  FOR SALE  A holding of 1 acre, planted 150  lieea, good .Uuvvhuu) |jM.ich turn  small fruits. Houw and outhotisee  most denirahle looation, with good  shipping facilities. A hargain.  Apply thi������ oflloo.  X.-.f* Ninn Dowdill has been ap-  ti������int������<l Uaciher at Ihe 150 mile,  Cariboo Road School houun.  Fair  Trial  IB  JLX-X*   "W"B  JkSJK*  JUST n chance to show you thai  wo ul wayH please our customers  by supplying ttiow with tbe BEriT, %  NfEATS   at   the   loweat  market "I  prices.   A trial order will convince  you.  THF   OITY  v  Meat   Market,  W. W. McKAY, Proprietor.  NOTICE.  Any person or persons found cut* |  ting or removing timber from Lots 1  15, 20 and the nouth  22  acres of ,  the Fractional N. W. I Hec. 80 and 1  Fr*;c������io:t:i! i������ W-Jo!P<<c 80 (07 Ac,  of Townnhin XI. NeiHon District,  will t>e proi-fcittsd ucrurdinft to law ������  GRANT &M0UNCB. |  Cumberland Jan. Oth 1006. ���������

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