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Array - i-Pf>    1604  'R\  %1  -  \V  ELEVENTH- YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   B. C.   TUESDAY.  AUG 30, iqo4  The Big Store  Is the best place to buy your    mma^BeraasaSBSA*  HaKWWAKB  Full lines,of.self and heavy Hardware  Also complete stock of Mixed Paints,  Varnishes, Carriage Paints, Enamels,  Stains, Aiabastine,  etc.    ...       LARGE STOCK OF STATIONERY  .  .ALWAYS ON HAND   Envelopes,   Blank Books,   Writing Tablets,   Papetenes  : Exeiciee Books,   Scribbling Books.  A SPECIALTY OF ALL KINDS  ...OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES....  .8v.::I^*i������r-rit.  Niciiate'&nReiioii Xd  .61  YATES-STREET,   VICTORIA, B. C.  jttifc received iarjre' shipment; of  A IK/O'IsT   .A.GKE  S3a  OU-LflV.ji.TORS,  SEEDDli'lLL?, ..WHEEL HOES, Etc,  *���������"'   .'-,  VERY *fATV>'l' TWrROVEMKNTH    "  ./"  ("all null wu them ov write (or catalogues and priooa.  s      ��������� "l  '      .���������      -    ���������.-' ���������        *.*���������.,���������".      '<  Telephone 82.  Sole Agents for B.O.  PO. Drawer.663  ��������� *-H0i'l*-t������n������i  Iron - and - Brass - Bedsteads  CON-  OUR   LINE  THIS   YEAR  tains moro tuia 'Prattler Patterns  than ever.  No 902 Iron Emu  i      921),  Pwk, Omm mid .Wild, 41b. Oin, wile,  Blim. Willie aii'i 0 ������l.l. 4iv0iu,    M  Hiighfcof Hem], 01J loom.",  Height of Foot, 47j    '-���������'���������'���������  THREE   CARLOADS  Received already this eca-jon from hoot  malcere only, It will pay you to dual  with vb, All we ask In that you al������  low us to make a praoioal demonstration by sending uv ut loiu-t a trial order.  g ; :������������������ a   ��������������������������� v-rr:  Write for 1904 Catalogue.      Free  to you,  Buhbaub and WABUfiTANDH to no with above'Bed*-In all graded.  Elm, Maple,' Birch, Ouk, Birds Ey������������ Maple, Mahogany, efc.  COUNOIL   MEETING  Present���������Mayor Short, Aids Bate,  Wiilard and Dai-iels.  Minutes read and adopted.  Accounts���������B.'Orawfurd, hay,$18.  80; J. Bruce, detailed account nf  monies paid in wages to sundry  men fighting (in* during the danger  oiiB period passed, $39.50. Reierred  to Finance Committee.  Aid. Wiilard asked if the Board  of Works had done anything in the  matter of the: drain on Dunsmuir  Avenu9, as there had'been many  oompluints' regarding the same.  Aid. Daniels replied' that they  were waiting the return of Constable Banks, when he would be instructed to make the necessary repairs.  Mr Hornal wished to know if the  Council knew'.anything about the  account he had put into the Hospital ior scavenger work. It trans  pirid that Mr Hornal had been receiving $5 per month from the  Public School/ in addition to his  salary, and thought the Hospital'  thonid pay.hiiii ifo* same.  ' fN *"   "  Muyur Short pointed out the error ol this method, and  Hornal'b  salary was railed to $75,  a lift of  $5, and instructed tha, in future all  monies from this source would be  handled by thtj officer for that purpose.-' ;;."*"���������"  "    Aid. Daniels  reported that the  -Boaa"d-of-Wbrfeconsidered^it-i'nnd^  visible   to-1, gjjaiit   permission   for  steps to b������ pikeed from street to  sklewsi kjn'.ffori.t of business places  ' Meeting adjt.airned.  GUN   OLUtf  DINNER.  WEILER BROS,,     Victoria, B.C.  COMPLETE FURNI8HER8.  *mo.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  gopplied nlmwiMl MwUl.Mwa  Vegetables  A Grert Variety will tlwiyi be  in atoek j ������Uo a luuply of  Fresh Fish  ' will be on Bala every Wedueaday  Yonr patronage la cordially invited, and  all ordtre will be promptly delivered.  NOTKJB,  I hog'toinform, tlie public that  on una after Juuuitiy 1 at, 1004, ������>  business will be strictly uauh, by ,-o  doing I can give my Patron* belter  satisfaction,  T. H, CAREY, Tailor.'  About 35 guests sat ddw'ti'lo a  nicely prepared, dinner in Mrs S.  Shore's dining'"room last evening,  thc members attending in lorce,  with a W invited guestf, including  some members of-the Courtney Gun  Club. Songs'and toasts made the  evening pass in a moat pleasant  fashion, and harmony and contentment, with a kei'n relish, for the  good things ,'-p"Veacl before them,  made a nmst enjoyable evening for  lh ��������� participants',  Tiie growth of*the Club has been  rapid ihi������ past season, and hud all  the members been able to attend,  mure room would have had to be  annexed. Following is tl e pro  gramme;���������The King; piano solo,  Mr Morgan; Prasidenl of tne United Stntes; song/Mr Ramsuy, "Ail  doing the same"; cornet ad lib, by  Mi T.lfl. Bate; Canada; song, Mr  Napier; Courtney Gun Club; song,  Free. Keohner; Cumberland Gnu  Club; song, Mr Cottle; presentation  ot shoot medal to cupuwnTE Bate;  iuAi.dollne solo,. Mr Taylor; City oi  Ciiniiitirhmd; song, Mr T, jrluasoii;  the iadio-i, Mr Walker, (hunk);  song, M A, -. Walker; Host and  Huntecs; Prei-ideiu Gun Club; God  Save the King,   ���������  Local and Personal  Place your order with up for prepensing peache**.���������Napier & Partridge.  Mis Abrams returned from a  visit to Vancouver last week.  Tbe Health Act, anont spitting,  ignores the deli ement of sidewalks  by cuws and horses.  Mrs Jenkins left for home last  week, after visiting at Mr Robert  Grant's.  Miss Laura Morrison, of Victoria,'  is visiting the Misses McDouald at  Comox,  JUST ARRIVED, a large assortment of New Millinery at Miss  Nash's  Mr Wm. Hicks, agent fur the  Mason & Risch firm,������piano makers,  is in town.  Don't fail to go to the Great  Summer Clearance Sale at the Big  Store,    Prices away down.  Mr Jas Hill has returned to  Cumberland from a visit to friends  at Ladysmith. .    ,  Large consignments of, choicest  fresh fruit by each boat.���������Napier &  Partridge.  Mrs J. B. McLean and family,  and Mrs Thos. Whyte, enjoyed  a   week's camping at Roy's beach.  Pit Shoe?, regular $3 shoe (Ames  JHLoideri) on Saturday^only $2.50.���������  Napier & Partridge.  Mt G Tarbell and Master Clinton'have returned to their scholastic eludes at the Leland Stanford  Univers ity. -  Buy your shoes at the Big Store  laige-'t slock in the" district. Reliable goods at popular prices.  A valuable cow owned by Mr  Riga's has been missing since Tuesday last.   It is feared she has been  The  ���������^-*^O^CJAu5  UAS11 STORE.  PRESERVING  JARS  Ask your Merchant for the  Crown Fruit Jar, it has no equal.  Thp glass is twice as thick as the  Mason. We have the Crown and  Mason. The Mason is a cheap jar.  Come and compare the two jars,  We bell the jars as follows:���������  Mason���������Pints $0 80 doz.  "       Quarts,.. 0 90   "  Half Gallon 1 20   "  Crown-  t.  -Pints $1 00 doz.  Quarts   1 25   "  Half Gallon.... 1 40   "  .Jelly Glasses  70c, due.  T.E.BATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE  Cutnberla-nd  the  killed   by  falling  timber  in  burning woods.8  After weeks of drouth  and after  suffering the evil.-* of a smoky at-,  mosphere and the dangers of burn- ���������  ing woods, the welcome  rain   dew- -;  cended in heavy volumes (in Sun-  _day^-_      ������������������;''������������������'."'.���������.������������������  FOUND, :H0nUrig"Case,TValchf^  opposite Post Office.���������Owner may  have same by*proviug property and  paying ior this.notice.���������Apply, W.  W. Wiilard.  A concert was given on Wednesday last for the benefit of Mrs Wm..,  Anthony and   family, of   Fertile;..,  There was a good attendance, the  performers,  with  few  exceptions, ���������  having appeared before.  aovamima^eaaWmmevm  J.McPhee&Son  PR0PRIBT0B8.  [     FOR  BALE  About 6 nores of GREEN OATS.at  Gomox,���������-Apply, G. G. Mncdonald,  Elk Hotel, Comox.  HOLY  TRINITY CHURCH  8EUVJCE.S,  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 pm,  ���������firsi Sunday in the month, n am..  Morninu leri'ice, it-,m," Sunday,  School, 3^0 p.m.; Kvcmhk acrvlcc,  7 p.m.* Choir fia-aite uvety Friday  *t73op,m,  F, G. Chxistmas P-wtor.  "WaEiElia  are  own  Following is tlie lint of Bub&crifo.  eru io the Athleilo Club Cup Fund,  Th������>  oup,  now  on  exhibition in  MetJuru L iHer'-i window, ino, hund-  ",om(''"il"f������r nfift-nn'd wilt he ������. in tinted for iii wrentliii-g; on Weiliin,.day  evening at the exhibition in the  Cumberland Hall.  Royal Bank, fit W. Wiilard, COoj J,  Marroahi, ������ll|R, UuVrtaou, 82| U. MU-  ctioll, 911 T. Whyte, 8I| S. Shore, $lj T.K.  Bate, 91'S, Davin, jr-f, 91)0. Steveni, |1|  J, ti. Ontliui, (ill ii, H, HiggN, 91; Napmr  & Partridge, |1; it, titoildiirt, fiOu- J. IJruco  91) CD, fiOui J, HeUtul, CUoi VV. McKay  I0o|l> KilLintrlol<, Oa-; tl TarlMll, Ufa  R Hhort, 9110 W Vlmtou, 50u| 0 H Pool.-  ntir, 'iuui i\ tuaui, #11 J li.������u, r>0o| J Kr������v>,  9Jj MmIMhis A S������H, 91| U Moure, 60c| P  I.)ulio������, &0c| U Ssagiftvo, 5pc; K Hhi!*ata, 50u  K Kmde. &()������; i.' E Uaroy, fiOg- A tl feaotiy  60w, C'1-.-i, Mlckem-ti hn������ ttiudly lent A  ������qW\ ohsiM.f'ir tht- eve dng'ao tortahtmant  Ai������dM������aira JMm A <Jo, have inppiied window glaaa for the Club Room v������lotd������t9n 60  WE BUY LARGELY, and now that prices are  going up the customers of the BEST Store  naturally get the, benefit of the   BEST Prices,  No Half Measures.  Iff-Mii-Ull J.-11111411411-1- -J  Our Motto le~M Boat in Everything,'  ���������-"ii'.i' '-a.nl.. ."���������.   i j mm. iiwj���������_ji.jjiimiwjju. ui-iimwiiiia  TlllSSK PRICES ARK UN APPRO AOHABLK���������  GiatmUtod Hugar, -jcr 100 lb ,  $fi 00  Do.       do.     po'r 20 llm.'.,  '    120*  5 Roifli Hungsriiiii,  Oak Lake aud Kudnrliy  Flour, per aank,, .......,,,.,,,,.,   1 05  8B0ivfl������kiv PMtry Iflour���������n������r naok, I 55  Piiiont Unre I Anicrioiin Hum**, par lb    0 20  Lard, ������lb. tin*.,,,...... >������������������.....,,...,..,,,.  ,   0 45  Do,   6lb|tin������    0 70  Do, 10 lb, ti".,,,,,...., .,..,....,,    1 35  Do. 20lb. paiU, ...i..............   8 50  Hakiui- f-'wa-ji   Hoy al, I -' tM. tin-"   Do.   1 u ok. tint*, t...... >..................,  Do,   2j ib liin-.,, .,,,,,,,.  Montreal or Imuiciiio Soap, 411>, bare ,,,.,,  Iliwv- n ' t ^'ij-tn���������pr 50lb nanlc         Wind������or SaR, 8lb. baga, 7 for,- ,,  Salmon. * wa..................... ............  OllfiOa**!   I"   llliiMiMiiimiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiHi  Limo Juiuo���������largo bottle,   Try our Speoial Blend Oeyl-m Tjh at 3flj., oqual to  pnokago Ttint- mild hi 50o. pur lb,  0 jn  o no  1 25  0 25  2 ������fl  0 50  0 25  0 J7  0 SB  Evory Caih Purchase gives a elm nee of winning ono of the  voluubJe prise* which aro being given at intervals,  NAffiRjTMfRiDQE WIRELESS IN WJUmM
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IHOVjEL    MEAN",    OF    TRANSMITTING
-NEWS Ff.OM THE FAR EAST.
f!itere?lln;: Onesilons r.-.I.M'd by 'lupin's
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Of    sli-lls.    lh
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Amid tlie b!.v.-.ii',n
Biiihi- v ui buu..'1-.liijis an! ih'.- i-h.sii
of uriu,.'s in tin- I'i.r l-..ibt -.lit* jiuiM1
���of roi;:J:'.-t is .so gicil tli.it il ui.��.-
trj'is xh'i world's aiU'iit ion limn, uu
I'Vi'ui. oi un im;.i>." .ii.ii- ii!iiui..i n'i..'l
to ihat oi tii" (n'li..-ft km'i.���u/,. thi*
jEntJ'c.,(J,,:c:lUjii ��>l" win n-.v i -I.���;.;'���{( ;,i!\ in
lv,ir.    *>"ul   only  i\ic  Un-   K ", ���. 11��  and
hJuIJIM'^S'1 hilijis (-(III!;'! i-i! I'M' i.e. diDfi
vXtld    r.'U'iMHK    111'-!- ..'I,. S,    ln.t     l.i'V. Sl:>
li'.-iuj'- f.-niiMiiilii'd |,_s ".',, ;-0!.r;ii:is,"
some of tlit? most ti.-. illini; sin.';-:. r,i
the sfrin^Ie iiti.\ injv |.,\ ii sfia m i!.i
".vosfrn woilfby inriii-.s ui the Win.-
��.ess tolepi'apli.
The Russian fWt u:.v.s the* "-"oiiof."
��ysU-:ii, which is i-Vudiod to fnal o;'
Marconi. Tlio .lii].,iiu",i. Ir.we a system of thoir own, ami Admiral
Toird lias used it on iiuinvrous oc-
-easions ia givin;; ouli-s tu cletach-
x*cl JapaiU'se ves-vis. U was by thu
-liappy ni-cidont ol itiu-- i.-i-ptniy- a .l.-.p
wireless message tiiut un- Kus.-'ian
Vladivostok squadron     was -.lp-.i-i.-oU
-<lwwaHw|,Alfc^��)i'rJVWM.f��i.rM.^.iMn>.uM.d.y.....wir��.��.r^^>*^^ty. .w-p
t&-i ." ' :-\^j��."     * ���__:> i-n.3
��� M>*���- \ ni'1;, v.''.i'u' !".i- isi'-t wiih Uu
I .-,;:a; l*,..rci lt:A >'l" 1 he ir.vcmor. Al
l.v's', l.'*v i'\i'i", i'1' was surt-os'Oul ii,
; V,M> 11;. im* I'niu-c' SuiU'S I'oven:-
i :;.v-, 1 to s" t 'i' ai'.'..!!i',;ij.,' of h.s
' ,,^..,.'..1 i,sil U*om 1 l>.i> 1 he was i,
1 ", .ii". i'..- 1 !���<' Wfts or'.y iwi'uiy-
,' 1 ,r.o .���<-.,���!���> of :i:,i- ni 1 he ; .'ii'. 'I!-.
I,, i , r, st !-' st-in il:':.'iH r.-.fiii*rtil,\
, f-.e--.ii ;!'��� Vai i'i.m: in tl'.e -."���*> :'"il'<i>.
lo1' ,i r.- 1 i-ut!"r in |-K .-i- ii li.e 'I'lini'-
; v i.nt '.us..s> .ii.'i fi'i" -rui'-i. uVii.'*.'" r
1 ..'.oi'ii'i! hy 1 ���' lt.i'i.i'i imni i" 'He
' 1 h|i ���nidei-, I, '*" 1 lniiiii'.J, is iii.iii' a'.-
) i'":-..'ie, siiiii'let* ami is c.i'i.tlile u:
|',living nea1'1,*. tluee limes a*< iiuiia
\', (inis a niii.uu- a;" tl.o ^ilarooiii s��*.s-
U.-U1.
A  sho'-t   ti.-'ir-   heforo  tie  oiUhren'
of the. Miir in  ll'"-  I-'ar l'".��si  lir.    IH*
Koi-i-'L was in  i-Ju-laiul iiial.iiu; some
e.xii"! itiii'iits in wlir.'u Cajiliiiu .lenies,
j the famous in".vs,,a;ier cs*n*es| ondenl,
j l,,"'anie   interested.    Tho   rpsnot   w.is
I that   two of the outfits wero or\l"]\"'
1 and sent to Vokohamu.    Hurv*. inn to
j the   oast,   Captaiii   .James   chai'tcn-;;
j the  rlaiinuii    as a press    boat,  and
j this  was  at  once equipped   for     t'.,
j win-le.'-.s    service.        A   station    wo.1-
I tlvn     ost.ililisl-.eil     at,      V.ei~IIai-V,\'i,.
1 Chi'if, al wh.ich poini  C'np'ain de.ni.-s
I i>f-iabli:il.i.'d   his  headiiiiai'ti'ix.       The
! station  was located  on  a  peninsula,
! ar.'l  a    bamboo    mast    ISO    feet   in
j bci-'ht wni erected.    At first   it   was
1 intended   to   place  another  sta'.ion in
f'orea.   but   this   idea   was  afterward'
abandoned,    and    niessauos    instead
NERVOUS TROUBLES.
1 wore tnl.i'ii direct from the in-i"-s
', boat, whi"h has been accompanyin1;
t'-c .lruia.iie.se f!""L .AlessaH'es are
sent all the way from ot) to loll
miles. The s.vsic.n ln>�� 1,-ecn found
lo work pen'-'clly., 3i vns against
li-is service that the Jltissian Oov-
ornr.ii.nt  issued   its recnt  ukase.
1   V..       U.    .".". -.v.'.--:-.
,    rrj-t"'-!^-'    '"*"
���     "'     "' XKE DE FOREST.
of  the approach  of  the  enemy   and
was thus enabled to escape in a toy.
The really important use to wir.cli
"the  wireles.i  has   been   put,  howe\er,
is  in the sending  ol   ivi-j'  news.   'Iho
���censor cannot "blue pencil" the air.
Po'-sibly   that  is  the   reason   Kussi.i
���hai so   vigorously   protested against
the o~e of I'u   s.\..te.m, even ffoin-j; to
x.lw leagth of llu'eatenir.^ to hang aa
�� spy any correspondent found usiiii*
"-Llie wireless.   This winning, however,
'has  caused  little  mote  than  auiuse-
'���rnunt.    In   the   lirsl   pla.ii',   it   is    not
"ot'lifvod that the  C/.m-'s (iovernment
���svoubl   go  to     the  leugtli  of  iiiakiu-.'
the  bluii     good  e\eii    if  it  had    the
power.   In  the  second   place,   it  has
siot   tho /lower.    So   loii,i>   as Tog'o   m
*'��I)��'0'.h1    there     is  esery   prolmbiliiy
".Uuu   JtiiKsiii's lo: I   Arlluir squadron
������will I'-vn too clo."e inside tin- protect-
��� 'r.^-j harbor to veiituic lur in lliepur-
"���iiit of newspaper correspondents,
Tbe   story   in   the   no   J'orcKt   wii'"-
J.)'>.s   t.eie',l'.tph,    Willi !l    IS    I lie   sysleiu
"jeiiiri' used iii t'.e l.'i.r i-'nst news ser-
\wo., is not wnhoi.t an element ot
vonianci'. J -oo i'e l'lirest, the inven-
S.or, was uu Iowa boy who worked
fiws way through Vale, inking- a
vjwi-i! course in llie simly ol the
Ili-r'i'i'ian wave tlii-ory, tiHi prineipln
���Kin vih'uli the wir.'I. is i" founded, ntul
igainiiig the degiee ol I'll, I), ior his
m tn story of ihe subject, Young' lie
"Fori-wi al'.i'n tools an ndditloiwil
K'tnn'Ht! in the Armour liiK'.itule oi
���'..'bir.'.-.o. Ai both iili-ii ii ul ions ho
K|H'i',t 11 eons'id.eidim- portion of h'H
/,iiii.e in u'Di'liiii'-*' out un iiivimi loll iu
A I.o->l(��l Deduction.
Bricrlit Hoy���I'm a chii> of the old
block, ain't J, pa"? Vond Parent���
Yes, my son. I'l-'-rht l'oy���An'
you're 1 he head of the family, ain't
you, na"' lord Fnronl:���Vi-s. ' my-
son. ]ln*."hjt Hoy���'I hen \uure u
blockhead,  ain't    you pa.")
I*ro:aptly a*v.l L-crmaiiently Cured by
Ui". Williams rink Tills.
There is no torture moro acute and
intolerable Umn nervousness. A nervous person is in a state of constant
irritation by duy and sleeplessness
by 1:1 aht. Thu sufferer starts at'
e\i-ry noise, is shaky, depressed, and,
aiU'.oii:.'.h 111 u coiioiantly exhausted
state, is unable io sit or lie still. If
you are nervous or worried or sutler
from u combination of hingour and
imuition you nv\.d a nerve tonic,
and Dr. Willitvn-s' J'mlc Pills are absolutely the bust thing- in the world
for you. You can only get rid of
nervousness through feeding* your
nerves with rich, red blood, und Dr.
Williams' Pink Tills actually make
new blood. ' There is uo doubt about
this���thousands can testify to the
blood-making, uerve-r- storing qualities of these pills, ir-a. Vitus dance
is one of the most severe forms of
j nervousness, and Airs. 11. ITevenor, of
Graveuiiurst, Out., tells how the-10
pills cured her little boy.   Sho says:
"At the age of eight my little boy
was attacked with St. Vitus danco
from which he suffered in a severe
form. His nerves twitched to such an
extent'that he was almost helpless,
and had to bo constantly watched.
He was under several doctors at different times, but they did not help
him, so I decided to try Dr. Wil-
Hams' Tink Tills, and these have i
completely cured him, and now not !
a sign of the trouble remains." j
When you buy tneso pills always
look at the box nnd see that the full '
name, Dr. Williams' Tink Tills for '
Pale People is printed on the wrap- 1
per, and refuse to take anything el::-e. ���
You can get these pills from all 1
medicine dealers or Ihey will be sent '
by mail at 50 cents: a box, or six '
boxes for $2.50��.by writing The Dr. |
Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, 1
Ont.
mpenal
of
Proceedings of tho Twenty-ninth Annual General Meeting of
the Shareholders, Held at the Banking House of
tho Institution in Toronto, on Wednesday,
15th June, 1904.
The Twenty .ninth Annual General iloetintr of the Imperial Bank of Canada
was held in pursuance of the termsof tho Charter at the BankinK House of
the institution, 15th June, 1S.*04.
Thore wtre present :���T. li. Alcrritt (St. Catharines), P. R. Wilkie, Wm,
Ilemliio (liumilton), Win, Ramsay of 'lowland. Stow, Scotland; Elias. Kogera,
Jiuiies Ki'i-i- Usborno, Charles Cockshutt, J. L. Bitdkie, .Archibald Foulda,
R H. Temple-, \Y. \V. Vickers, Lyudhurst Op-den, David Smith, I'avld Kitid,
(Hamilton), 0. A. Pipon, Anson Jones, Alfred Hoskin, Miss If. M. Robinson,
ll.u-ry Vijroon, Edward Archer, Alexander Nairn, Rev. T. 'W. Patorson,
Juines Rii'l.nen, A. W. Austin, R. X. (Jooch, Robert Thompson, Albert Thompson, W. tiihson Cassels, J. W. Beaty, lJelo��: Howland, W. 0. Crowlher. V.
H. K. Ilutchoson, Edward Ilav, J.J. Foy. K.C.. W. T. Jennincs, 6. ' V.
Rice. 0. Holland, Clarkson Jones, David .Spry, Alexander Laird, Harry Slnt-
"���el. C, C. Dtihon, Ralph K. Rur**ess. .T. Gordon Jones, Ira Stundish, It. M.
l'ellatt, F. A. Rolph, 11. W. Micklo. W. II. Ciuvthru, C. II. Stanley Clark, A.
A. Afc-Fnll (Bolton), Fro/. Andrew Smith F.H.C.V.S., J. II. Eddis, > R. G. 0.
"Uioiupson. etc.
The -'hair was taken by tho President Mr. T. W. Merrltt, and the Aslstant
General JianaRer, JMr. E. Ilav, w;<5. reciuested to act as Secretary.
".loved  hy Mr. Thomas \Vnlnisley,  seconded by Mr. W. W. Vickers,
That Mr. Luudhurst Ogden, Mr. R. 11. Temple, and Mr. W. Gibson Cassel
be and are hereby appointed Scrutineera.   Carried.
The Oer.ernl MannRer at, the request of the Chairman, Reud the report ot the
Directors und  the Statement of Affairs.
THE   REPORT.      '
The Directors bejr to submit to the the Shareholders their Twenty-ninth An��
niial Report and Balance Sheet of ihe a flairs of the Bunk as on iHst, May J 904,
together with the statement R'ivhis the result of the operations for the year
which ended that day.
Out of the Net profits of the year and balance of Profit and Loss Account
carried forward, and after making full provision for all bad and doubtful debts
and  for  tho   authorized   contributions   lo the Pension  and  Guarantee Funds:
(a) Dividends have been paid at tho rate of 10 per cent, per annum, amounting  to  S2y*',lW-A.(H.
(b) Bank Premises Account has been credited with $25,000.
(c) Rest Account has been increased bv ��200,000.
(d) Carried  forward to Profit and Lo*'- Account, $14.0,(556.56.
The Premium received upon tSfew Capital Stock, amounting to $13,688, has
been added to Hest Account, making that account $2,'-'5u,0U0, equal to 95 pef
cent, of the Paid-up Capital.
A branch of the Bank has been opened at Trout Lake, B.C., to which has
been transferred tho business of the Branch at Ferguson, B.C.
It is with extreme regret that your Directors have to announce the death of
their late esteemed colleague, Mr. T, Sutherland Stayner, who had been a director of the Bank since 3890, nnd who had throughout been constant in his
attendance to his duties as a Director, and to whose faithful services they now
bear testimony.
The Head Office an�� Branches have all been carefully inspected during the
year, and your Directors have much pleasure in expressing satisfaction at the
manner in which the officers of the Bank performed their respective duties.
T. R. MERR1TT. President.    ���
PROFIT   AND   LOSS   ACCOUNT.
An A-.ve IiiHjjIriiaK Convprni-jJiom.
lli'i'i i1- a story wh'cii Iviron Dowse
the celebrated judi^c, once told in
that exaggerated brogue he loved io
employ. "1 was down in Cork las',
mouth, holding- assizes. On the first
day, when tho jury came in. the
ollicer of the court said: '(Ji-itli-men
av the jury, ye'Jl take yer accustomed places, if ye pla/.e.' And may 1
never laucch," said tlie baron, "if
.they didn't all walk into the dock."
Dividend No. 57,5
per cent, (jmid
1st of December,
11)03) $149,426 00
��� Dividend No .58,
5 per cent, (payable   1st   J*une,
"���J904)   149,768 04
Transerred to Rest Account..
Written oft Bank Premises and
Furniture  Account	
Balance of    Account carried
forward  _____.���*...
account,
brought
on   New
$299,194 04
213,638 00
25,000 00
140,606 56
Balance at credit of
31st May, 1903,
forward  ��� ..
Premium     received
Capital Stock ...
Profits for the year ' ended'
Mav 31st, 1904, after deducting charges of management and interest due de-
positers,' and   after  making
'- full provision for all bad
and.- doubtful debts,. and
for- rebate..'on bibs-under
discount _���    '  ���,_,. _*".  ,.
S160.386 27
13.6S.S 00
'504.414 83
?678,488 60
BEST    ACCOUNT
S678.4S8 60
FRETTING CHILDREN.
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"TV.ei'i*- -uw   (Uu.(���',':> :iiv ri��:iTli:l."
"A v.-I'u liy fearful "    ���
"Tl.o worst of it Id one foe!.' hd mv-
lul,"
"Oh, fearfully iivf-il!'-
When a child frets and cries almost
continuously the root of the troublo
in nine cases out of ten lies with the
stomach or bowels. Fermentation
and decomposition of the food means
colic, bloating and diarrhoea���ths
latter is especially daimcrous and often fatal during the hot weather
months, llaby's Own Tablets are
just what every mother needs lo
keep her little* ones healthy. 'These
Tablets gently regulate the bowels,
cure constipation, prevent diarrhoea,
cleanse and- cool the stomach, and
promote sound, natural sleep. 'Iho
Tablets cun be Riven with safety to
a new born babe. Jirs. .1. Mick,
Kcho Hny, Out., sn,*,s: ,"1 think
��� Jiaby's Own Tabids the best medicine' in the world I'or tin; ailments of
little lines. No mother should ��be
without iheiu," Sold by ail dru��-
fiisls or sen; b,\ m-il ai 2." ccni*" a
bb"*- by writinp; Tho Up. Williams'
Medicine Co.,  HrockviUe, Out.
~Bal-nrce-"at'Credit-of-Account-,_31st,May.,JL5J)3__��. ?2,636,312 00
Transferred from Profit and Loss Account   ~'*r37'jB8"t30"-r
Premium on New Capital Stock  ���  $ 13,688 00
From Profits of the year  -... ... ��� _ ... 200,000 00y
?2,850,000 00
Twenty-ninth Annual Balance Sheet, 31st May 11)04
MATH-CITIES. ASSKTS.
Notes of the
circulation. " f2,007,746 00
D o p o s its
not     bearing  inter-
ct    ...     .? 4,247,572 IX'     '
D c p o s i ta
hparing interest (including interest accrued      to
date)     17,590,949 38
 21,84.1,52149
Deposits by other Banks' in
Canada          104,881 08
A     L'OUll
I'l  wriiil.lrs.
.IMW..IIMW. I:
,H|.W.|H.rffW.^,,l^.,< I",
La grlppo, puouraonla, nnd influ-
emo, often loivvo n, nasty cough
wliou they're gone.
It U a dangoroua thing to neglect.
Curo it with
Shiloh's
Consumption
Cure
1
Tho Lung
Tonla
Tbo euro that is guaranteed
your druggist.
by
Prlconi
���iVi.AOo 11
8. C. Wemji & Co. 309
loRoy, N,Y.,Toronto, Cnn.
Dciiii1I(-n of Ti-nnxltTHii"*;,
In Now r.rltiiln n iiiisiduiiiiry in
Irnnsliillii',' wns Kepl'lnf* Moini* mttlve
i Idiom to convoy ilu- Ulcn of a blnilliiK
jonlli wlieii il elilef HiltfKi'Hlcil tll.'it tin*
! rleslpod pltrnse wiih, "l wmilil iiitlier
! n|ii'iiU to iny wlfe'ii mother tlmn do
j Hiieli..ami Hiieli ii thing."
In Urlllsh Ciiiuinliln n nilnslonnry
wnntciJ Ills '������itoi'hlat to tniiudaU' "A
crown of Blory Unit fmlotli not nwny."
Tills wiih dono to llie HiitlKl'iiction of iil)(
COlK'OI'lIl-ll,  llllt Ultlllllltl'ly  till* IlllHSlltU- '
nry fo'iiiul to lila horror Unit It had
boon reiidoi'uil, "A hut Unit novor wi'iirn
out!"
Ili-tl Know.
Ciijilnlti Mohh ilim-ovi'i'tHl on tho uiipro
of r.iiilln'H buy ii i'iiu��i> of i.'llff-icsU'iiil-
lint for olclit inl|f>t*, which wero envoi-oil wiih ml Know of a brilliant hue
(mil Noini'llimm iij* much iih twelve foot
In depth. Cni-eful CNiiniliintlon with
tlio inlcroKoopo revenled Unit It wnu
duo to tho |ironein:ti iiiuouk tlio snow
of n vory minute' plant called I'uhiielin
IllVltllH.
i    'hiil   ii'."l'!ii"-  "i>i*d   pe-oli.t ioi.s  and
������,i'l   dn\,n  In lMiJ-'.nei-s,
i   Tin    ihiii'.'"-!    tn    lo\ e:     I'onr.ij.-.i-
���Jll'llt lelll'SS,   IllVl-fl IU I,
I  -'.rinvHi Uiinn's ,<o   n.(liiili*i>: ��� .Tnli'Uwi,
dignity nnd I'Tncel'iilnef-s,
Total liability to the puhlic S2-1.P.17.M9 47
Civ-Mi al Stock foald un^ ....    8,000,000 00
}\cM, A('counl.*j2,a50,000 00
lllvidr-ml   No.
."iSflUl.VHlDlO
.   1i--t       .tune
V.VM) 5 per
'(���nt     M9,768 0.i
Kchn'e       on
hill"       iMs-
rniiiited   . 62,5711 02
ibilniice      of
I'l-if't    nnd
l.OBS A<'��
ceiii't crri't-
ed   fnr\. uril      MO,ann f!6
3,202,047 02
Cold   and  silver   Coin ��   762,089 30
Dominion Govts r n in cut ;
Notes  2,807,3S8 00
���?3,029(427 30
/
/
Deposited with tho Dominion .Government for
���security of note circulation        140,000 00
Notes of and cheques on
other   Uanlia      l.Oi'Jl.OOl 26
Balances! due from other
""links, in    Cun.idu          319,838, 00N
Halancet. clue irom Auunta
in    the   -United    Kinndum     878,559 24
Calance^i due from AKenta
iu   foreign   Countrie-Ji   .... 1,291,815 45
~$Q~,$'J 1.5yd 31
Dominion  and
J' r o v biciiil
l* n venuiieiit
securitiurt ,...SI ,057,304 82
Canadian Municipal     bocurl-
i.ien,   and llrit-
isii or   For-
eiirn   or   Co-
loiiiul    pulillc
k c c. u ritiits
other      than
C.uiiidliin   1,493,303 84
Hai I way      a 11 rl
other      bonclH
]) i' li i�� n Turms
and     HUh'Kh 1,572,813 75
 4,122,082 41
Cull   and   .Short l.ounb on
Stocks    and    lloiuls    In
Cinuula   2,612,750 03
/
T|\r���. tl'i'n"���;���.��� *,. |i:ii,e ('i*ii"lty, iivro-
i-i'iiiH'" niul iiiRi'iit it tide,
ist for Mlnard's ami Me no other.
Tht , thlug-ii   tn   Uke;   Coi'ilinllty.
i-'iiod hiiii'iv,- nnd chi'i'i'i'ulni'HHi
'rhreo thlnir'j tn hvolil' TdlmioHH   lo-
f|iiiu-ll,v nnd flipimnl Ji-Hliiiii,
Three  lliliif/s    lo    ciiHIviiIj**-:    Hood
1ioo1<m. (rood frlendH und   itood   nnin-
inei'H,
I'm phid I'm llvln' nowndiiyN,
Vol* I hnve heni;d it wnid
That thouRh we enxm our llvln-r now,
Tlie HoiiinnH timed their dencl.
/
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j?no,7ao,of)7 09
Other Current Loans, Dl��-
countH iind advnnooH-,,,,.,
Over duo dohta (loas provided for) ,(i ,,.,.
Hon I owtnt-u otlior than
Biink pronil.*08 ,,: 	
MortAHKHH on roivl ontuta
Hold hy thp Tlnnk   ���.
Hniilt proiniiiij-i, Includliifit
Hiifot", vivul.iH mnl olllca
Knniiturn at. HonU UfncB
nnil HraniihoB ,'. ���,;,
,Otlicr ftHHOtm, not liiclurloi)
under forcKoliin lioadn ..,
UMiOc;
10,488
12
S3
02
039
IV
,828 SO.
,108 00
,304,04
,8(11 10
,388 15
.08R79
,4t3 32
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TIMR SAVRR FOR COMPOSITORS.
THE ROUSE JOB STICK
Instantly and
accurately lock
to nonpareil or
pica measure.
Note the brace
on side, it n
6x2 in. $2.00.
8x2 in, 2,25.
IOX2 in. 2.50.
12x2 in.   2.75.
Nickel Plated
.25 cents extra.
, 180,7(10,00? 00
P, It. WILKIW, Goneri-d It-inajitr,
The iiHiinl motion* woro nuhmltteil nml cnrrloil iininiimouuly.
Thu Hi-'rutlnnoi-M nppDintml at the m-'flthi-r;   i'o|iort��a   the (oliowliiiJ   B��nt1**men
duly eloclrd Ui roc torn fm- the immilni*; ymvri    vlz:~T.   li.   Merrltt,   1), U. Wllkla,
Win, Hhiihhiv, Uohert .Inffmy, KIIuh Ko-xorH,   Win,   Htmdiiu,   Jiimei    K��rr    Oi*
boriiP, Clmi'le-i (.'oi'l'.H'nitt, ,,
At n fiultHooiient Mentlnii of tho rUroctnrt* Mr. T.U. Mdrrltt' wan plootod ProiU
limit, and Mr, 1). U, WilUle Vlio-l'reHliluni for the enmiiuu year,
D, ll. Wll.KIR, fioneral Mtttm-rwr,
Toronto, .Tuna lfitti, JU114.
���    ' 1 '      "       """1      " niT""
If to,  umrn
Ara  Vou   MulldlniR T
EDDY'S IMPERVIOUS SHEATHING
Th* B��i���� fivjlldlns P*mpmr MaielO).
It U rery much ���tronctr and thlckir thnn any ethar (UrTt4,er b��H4-
lag) paper. It li Inipervtoui to wind, ketpi out oold, kttpi in ntftt, ear>
ri��i no imall or odor, ubiorht no mointuri, impurti no ittta or flavor to
ftn-fikiAK *��Hli *"W*!i it cowm tn rrtnti-rt Tt In l*.rt��ly uifd not only ter
heailtm bouMi, but for "inln-jr cold itoraut builrtiniti, r��lriK��r��iin>, uit.li-
iM. ��r��amtrlM. and all p!ar���� wbert tha objact It to ktap a* tvin eei
���ntlona tamparatura, and at tha aamt tint* avoiding daupnaai.
Writ* ��up *fl��nU, TII9 * P8R8SI. Wlnnl|����o�� fer ���amelta.
The C. B. EDDY 00., Limited, HULL.
t
Three thine** to   Rovern;   Tompor,'   Threo thinn-a to di-llRttt In: Hoauty.
tongui" and conduct. :Huukiiv^ uuU fra-iloiu.
For sale bj TORONTO TYPE FOUNDRY CO., Limited, WINNIPEG, CANADA.
.Japan ia atlll trying to pay a call
on Tort Arthur, hut tho Hutu-Inn.-* in-
,hl��t that t?i<*j* aro not n>r-��lvln��r.
Thor** Is no short cut to happiness.
Thnn* thln��f to contend (or; Honor,
country and friends. ,,,-������r"-,v!-v: ���������!'-*'  $-:-UU"yU-4,;  vS'-< ;  r-   .  ' pi  ������������������������������  t?  By LILIAN C PASCHAL  ..Copyright. 1903, by T. C. McClu.-e...  =0  r  r  >  f  r  f  "Oh, I beg your pardon!" she gaspod  cs tlie car, jerking over new sinuosities  of track perpetrated by the repairs,  threw her bodily like a luscious wind-  fallen peach into the lap of a young  man who was buried In tho day's  newspaper.  He looked up -amusedly'as she gathered herself from his .saving embrace  and the total wreck of his paper; then  he arose hastily.  '���������Take my seat," he said courteously,  ���������with hat alift and the faintest twinkle '  in his eyes.   "You will find It more j  comfortable-lf I don't."  The ambiguous* words sounded un- ;  gracious to the girl's first confused  thought, and s ��������� hesitated. Rut one (  glance into the frankly admiring,eyes j  and another repair serpentine decided {  her. She sank with more haste" than j  grace into the proffered seat, while her  preserver stooped to recover her j  dropped purse, handkerchief and other I  scattered properties. i  She rewarded him with smiling ,  thanks, then turned her anxious atten- !  tion to the moving "panorama of rain |  deluged streets outside. The problem ,j  in economics as to how she should j  reach her home, two" long cross town '.  blocks from the car line, innocent as |  she was of umbrella or rubbers, began  to absorb her mind.  She only vouchsafed one brilliant,  perplexed glance upward at the fellow  passenger who for her sweet sake was  (submitting himself to the modern inquisition of "hanging by a strap till  dead."  But in"that instant of wireless telegraphy he perceived her thought and  resolved accordingly. So he rode on  past his club block after block till his  fair vis-a-vis, having made up her  mind to run if not for her own life for  that of her new lace hat, signaled thu  conductor and got off the car.  Grasping the> voluminous fluffery of  her silken skirts in both hands, she  poised for flight, when a deep voice ad-  -dressed-her-in-an-extreniely-respeetfuL  tone:'.'.--' : '���������"   ���������  "We seem to be going the same way,  and you have no umbrella. Won't you  ���������hare mine?".  Fragments of Maria's elder sisterly  counsels regarding strict propriely  floated through her mind as she hesitated. But the man was evidently a,  gentleman,' aud besides there was the  pouring rain, and her new hat would  be ruined, not to mention this her very  first long gown.  She put her little hand on his offered  arm as trustingly ns tbe child she was,  and tbey set forth.  In that short walk he made himself  deferentially agreeable, and she, who  had been shut In from all contaminating malo, society by a careful sister of  forty, her only guardian, entered ifito  this highly improper escapade with all  tho guilty joy of a young filly just broken out of Its stall into forbidden pas-  ire '^3t^^"������-'-3*tffc  She waB bo naive, yet daringly winsome, her soft, long lashed gray eyes  were go jh^ijocentj yet so mischievous,  that it was small wonder thut stnld  . Mr. Harry Bewley, secretary to a highly respectable millionaire downtown,  promptly lost bis big, impulsive, Irish-  American heart and, what was worso,  bis handsome hend. :  For as they ascended the brownstono  stops of tho old mansion and ho realised that be might novor boo her again  in this great wilderness of New Vork  be rashly bogged her to lot him cull  und cull Home time noon.  Tho girl was frlglitonod at what she  hnd drawn upon herself. Ills brown  eyes woro desperately pleading ns ho  closed tho umbrella nnd stood hostile  hor under the ..col um nod shelter of tbe  entrance way,  "Oh, ploaso go nwny," sho Implored  bim, glancing apprehensively about  nnd hurriedly fitting bor 'key to tlio  lock, "Somo ono, perhaps Sister Maria,  might seo yon."  "Not till you toll me whon I mny see  you again. I must. Life will novor lie  tho same again, Hero," he hastily  thrust n card Into lier hand nnd held it  thoro, "I am with Hronson & Co., Ca-  nnl street Any one thoro can tell you  thnt I am not an adventurer nor"���������  "Vory well," she Interrupted In tor-  ror, bearing stops Inside "Como noxt  Wi.uJiii.viu.ij  cii-tia-fc.   Auk fui Mia* Aij-  clinp PwJgbt."  Sho opened tho door and was gone  from bis eager sight-  During tbo noxt week Mr. Harry  Bewley's days nnd nights wore a for-  Ulwttt uf fliUUli", fcU>   *btid\  \-UuUa Ui  blue flouncos nnd adorable lace lints.  Anollnol What a beautiful namo It  was!  When Wednesday evening en roe at  last be made a dnrt for tbe door of  tbe o1f\c������ promptly at fl, aomcthlng  be bad novor done before and which  BStonlflhod hfer employor beyond mcn������.  ure. That wealthy gcntlenmn hud luld  the foundation of his millions by walking to snro car fart������ nnd nddod to them  by underpaying nnd overworking all  the men in his employ.  E. . tonight his secretary slipped out  and away from the usual hour's work j  overtime and hurried to his club, where \  he spent fifteen hasty minutes at his j  dinner and an hour and three-quai-i^rs t  at his toilet.  Appareled  at last to suit his  fastidious taste-, he sallied forth to a Mr 1-  ison avenue car.   Arriving at the house  whose fair dweller had haunted his i  dreams, he rang the bell and waited,!  with his heart thumping.so loud under j  his stiff drpss shirt that he wondered ;  if she could hour it hi that second floor  front room she had told, him was hers j  and which he had watched every evening for a week in hope of seeing even  her shadow.  The door was opened by a trln. maid.  "Is���������is Miss Anoline Dwight at!  hoineV" he stammered in his excite- j  nient, fumbling iu his cardcase. I  The maid stared and then giggled, j  but in a moment straightened her de- j  pertinent to its usual dignity. j  "Yes, sir: I guess she's downstairs." I  she remarked; then glancing doubt- I  fully at the bit of pnstboard, .."Shall 1 I  take, this to 'er'.'" And the giggle i  threatened to break,bounds-again. j  "Certainly," responded Mr. Bewley |  in his most lofty manner, though he j  reddened visibly. What the deuce ailed  the girl7 ho wondered. Probably Miss j  Dwlght was tit dinner. He hoped he j  had not come too early. He anxious- ������  ly consulted his watch. Nine o'clock j  was not so late. A burst of laughter j  from below, whither" the servant had '  repaired, startled bis.-embarrassment ;  anew, and the words "Plug hat, too,"  floated up to him..  When she came'back she was at no  pains to conceal n**er mirth. "Jos' s*ep  this way, sir," she giggled. And he  followed her, much perturbed, to the  basement.  "Gen'l'man to see Miss Dwlght," she  announced loudly, opening the kitchen  door with a flourish nnd abruptly withdrew to a back room, whence muffled  explosions of mirth issued at intervals.  "Yo* wan' see me, suh ?" A huge  black bulk in turban, and white apron  waddled toward hitn. "I's Miss Aner-  line Dwlght���������de cook ob dis yer 'stab-  lishment."/  On confronting the iS African apparition Mr. Bewley stared; opened his  mouth to speak, then fled. When he  emerged, wrathful, wretched, disappointed and humiliated, he went back  W the club~an^"^ra^iffls5rrtirtllt  unpleasant names lie could think of.  He arose next morning with the lark  ���������or what corresponds to it in the city,  the milk wagons���������and delighted his  employer by being first at the office;  also for several mornings thereafter.  But, a reward other than official approval���������cold comfort though it was���������  awaited -him a few days later, in the  form of a dainty blue note sealed with  white wax. It was from Sister Maria,  as follows:  My Dear Mr. Bewley���������Through a chance  remark of one of tho servants today I was  led to question my slstt-r Nell concerning  & hoax she very unjustly played upon you  the other evening.  Nell Is-very .young and inexperienced,  and I have tried to be father and mother  both to tho orphan child. So I write now  to ask your pardon for her Impropriety  arid later rudeness to you?""*'    '&.-- ^  "four desire for farther,, noquaintnnwf Jf  you still cherish such, may possibly be  furthered if you can'flnd a m,\itua) (rlend  through whom to receive* the usual formalities of an introduction. I beg to remain  yours very truly. '  ,.,..   ������:n   ���������,,-.-' MARIA L. BROSTEH.  Harry groaned in despair as he read.  How could ho ovor hopo among the  several millions who inhabited tho island of Manhattan to find one who  know Miss Noll firosFer.''"' The proverbial needle In' tho haystack was an  e'asy search aa compared to this,  But a tiny penciled word at tho bottom of tho pago caught his cyo;  "Over."  lie turned the pnge and with it turned a new and Joyful lonf In his llfo,  for It held all thu sweetness of love's  young dream.  This Is what ho road:  P. S.-Slstor gnvo me this to mall. Shs  hns probably forgotton to sny that I was  a roommntn nt bonrdlng school of your  Mr. Bronnon'd nlwo Hnd wnnl Miilii'l.  You go thero ovory Sntunlny to audit his  household accounts, don't you?  NBL-L nnOSTER,  P. 8. No, 2,-Mnhcl hns nskoi) me to  lunch with her next Saturday.       N, B.  letting your honor know of It.    " nm'  running away now.\   Good  night   to  your honor and goodby." !  , So Jerry ran away, stock, crops ami;  all being also en route.���������Gael.  How Jerry Ki>nt His Promlso.  In n yonr of hnd crops nnd grout dls.  tress somo of tho tenants of my great-  grandfather, Gunibleton, llko ninny of  thoir nolghbors, took to running nwny  with' stock and crops, leaving empty  lands for thoir landlords.  Gumbloton bi>i:������i'd ouo of bis tenants,  in whom ho bad somo, though perhaps  not much, confidence, not to follow such  on i*vH or-Hr-nli** "Yon will -jnlinmilv  pr-iml������p mi������, Jerry," snid ho, "that at  nny rnto you wlli not go without glv-  Ing me warning," Jorry solomnly  promised.  Ono bleak and stormy winter night  f7n.hil.iot/-in, wMlp rnttrtnt*- tn bod nhont  midnight, was startled by tbe noise of  gravel flung at bli windows. He looked out Into the darkness and called,  "Who is thoro?"  "It's Jerry Hngnrty, yer honor,"  shouted a voice through the atorm.  "Oh, Jerry, is tbat yourself*/ What  bttelnf-ss have you on such a night,  mnn?"  "Just to keep my promise of gltlng  warning to your honor. I said, you  know, I wouldn't run away without  Not a Canary Comedian.  There had been a.-business,, trsr-siu'-j  tion between Mr. Finch and a-friend j  regarding a canary. ,  When Mr.  Finch became the proud  possessor of the little yellow creature'!  he had not unreasonably expected it tc j.  burst into song at intervals.  But nature has not boon so kind to  feminine canaries as to the sterner sex,  and, in spite of every encouragement,  birdie refused.to carol. .. I  Therefore Mr. Finch was angry witbi  his bird faneying...friend. j  "That's a" nice sort of canary you  sold, ine!" lie said.  ���������'Why, what's wrong with it?"  "It won't sing."  "What does ii do, then?"  "It does .nothipg but hop about tlit  cage'from morning till night."  "Well, old chap, 1 e reasonable. Yon  surely didn't expect a bird that would  sing and d,-nice too?"'  WARM WEATHER SUITS.  IN FASHION'S REALM.  HE LOST A CUSTOMER.  Gray Silks and aiolin'r* of AH Similes  to Be Worn This  Summer.  Mohairs will be very smart this summer. They come in blue, bliick and  brown, not. to speak of tbe delicate  shades, such as cafe au lait and silver  gray. The smartest have some, figuring  to imitate silk or cloth suiting's. These  mohairs are made up after the fashion  of silk tailor, mades, with llttlo tucks  But It Wan Xot of thv Kind That Ho  Xe������d  Wuri',v  Aliouli  She walked into" thu-general postoffiee  and, stepping up io the stamp window  with a number of addressed envelopes  in hor hand, said to ihe clerk inside:  "Give me f.0 cents' worth of two  cent stumps, please." V  The clerk passed out the stamps,  which she received in one hand, while  the other was engaged in.a search for  coin in a handbag. At length, when a  long line of people were waiting to  get at the window, she found a nickel  and three coppers. ,  "Why, good gracious!" she exclaimed,  with a startled look. "I must have  spent all my money. .But never mind,  I'm coining down town tomorrow.' and  ���������well, I'll drop in anil pay you then."  "Very sorry, madam," the clerk-said  mildly and lirmly, "you will cither have  to pay for the stamps now or return  them."  "Do you mean to tell me that you  will not ..trust me for a few miserable  postage stamps? And with my sister  in Chicago anxiously waiting to hear  from me about the parlor curtains?  It's the niost outrageous thing I ever  knew. ~tyhy, I could*1 get credit this  minute in any store iu the city."  "This is not a store, madam, and we  don't keep running accounts. This is  the general postoffiee."  "Well, I shall write to the postmaster and"���������  "There are people behind you. madam, waiting. I shall have to trouble  you for the stamps," said the clerk. V  "Very well. There they are," said  tshe, handing them back. "But you will  be sorry for this. I shall never enter  these doors again or buy another  stamp from you as long as I live."  And, glaring majestically about her,  Bhe swept out of the building.  Elaborate   Sklrtu   "With   Hip   Yoke*  and. Many Hows ot Shirring.  There is a great change in skirts,  which are now being made r.s full as  possible and with a decidedly heavy  effect over the hips.  Hip yokes and num^r^us bands of  shirring havo n i"*i !���������*-���������.:.���������>��������� to shorten  the figure, while th'-y itV.e a fussy effect to tho skirt.   Fu:i ���������;.���������.*.hcred Bounces  A SMABT HA.T,   '  and,fancy motifs of every sort.  The |  skirts are made very full and the jack- j  ets either blouse back and front, or else  they merely reach the top of a wide  belt.  Veiling suits will be moro worn than  ever this season, and they,are made  round length���������that is to say, without  trains to the skirt. The little coats follow the Eton or blouse fashion, and  they are often trimmed with touches  of Persian embroidery in pale shades.  Tailor made suits of black silk vie  with iron gray, which comes brocaded |  in black or in white dots. These gray'  silks have a chungenblo effect from  gun inetn! to tjio light sliver gray, The  darker gruy silk suits aro trimmed  with much white embroidery. This  gives a very rich effect. The long  shoulder prevails in the majority of  spring conts, and in many cases the  sleeve ls cut In one piece wltb tho rest  of thjeo-at. - 'TV^r ,,....   <  'A lovely tollot was carried out In  white Bilk gntwo dotted with black.  Bands of Louis XV. silk ribbon outlined with fagot stitching in black silk  constituted the solo embellishment of  tho skirt, whllo narrow ruches of tho  silk gnuzo formed tho trimming of the  corsage,  The cut shows an ocru straw hat  trimmed with a black ohnntllly lace  veil. This would bo very sultublo With  a fancy silk tailor made.  ���������TTTDin fiHOLUST,  Llfcoil IIIm Una,  Jonos~-Is your son fond of litem-  turo?   Jenkins ~ Iinmodcrnfly.    I've  known him to road somo of his own  articles.  At    Ilt'Kt.  *'EHd he Ho peacefully?"  ���������'Yos, vory. His mothor-Jn-Inw ant nt  the iHxlsldo with u jumping toothache."  ���������Judce.   _������___���������������������������  Tim* Coming- For Fnlrr Tnl<*i.  Llttlo girl, you who nro so Insistent  that I toll you fairy tnles now, wait  till you aro grown up nnd married, nnd  thon you'll boar fnlry tnles lo plenty.  Rli tittle Fowlsarlpt.  Tbe nbsontmtnded correspondent of  tbe Georgia cltlBen In Texas closed a  rocont communication aa follows; "V.  8,-1 almost forgot to tell you that your  honne wns burned to the ground one  day last week, your brother baring lot  thl Insurance lapse two weoka before.  Bo you won't git nothing out of It, I  reckon."-  Getting; TUeir Money's Worth.  Some years ago, says Tit-Bits, a railway was being made in the neighbor-"*  hood of Galashiels, and it was arranged that each of the numerous navvLes  employed should pay a penny a week  "to-a,Tnedical-praetitionerrso-that--they~  might have his'.services, in the event  of accident or medicine in the case of  'illness." .; , .'''_'  During the summer and autumn neither illness nor accident occurred. ���������  But when a severe winter followed  all at once the "navigators" began to  call on the doctor for castor oil.  Each brought his bottle, into which  an ounce was poured, until thenoil was  exhausted, and the doctor was forced  to send to Edinburgh for a further sup-  When that, too, was getting done, the  doctor one day quietly asked a decent!  looking fellow, what was wrong with  the men tbat they required so much i  castor oil. j  "Nothing wrong at all, doctor," he'  replied, "but wo grease our boots with  BLUE MULL GOWN.  are put on with headings and are bordered- with velvet or braid. Three, six  and even seven inches are favorite  widths for flounces. Flat bias bands  simulating tucks are quite the smartest form of trimming, and these are  put on at wide intervals, with wide  entre- deux of lace in between. Tho  new torpedo toques require a chic  mode of dressing the hair in front, and  the latter is divided into two sections,  with a high pompadour effect which is  very smart.  The new skirts are quite difficult to  raise gracefully,- for besides being full  they are very long all around.  ^"'The^li'whife'tairoi-mTiue-wiH-be'ons"  of the prettiest features of the summer  styles. It is trimmed simply with white  eilk braid and in some cases tiny gold,  buttons.  Red French sailor hats are simply  and prettily trimmed with wreaths of  thickly massed deep red poppies.  A new, skirt trimming is a reversed"  flounce shirred both top and bottom-  into a pocket-like effect.  The picture shows a pale blue mulli  summer gown trimmed with yellow  lace. The hat is trimmed with paler  blue bows and a lace veil.  JUDIC CHOLLET.  No Chance.  it."  -1*** ���������'���������; **,  ''j>t���������;',1������i  Affording Another Cbance at Him.   I  Tho fair plaintiff had sued the elderly capitalist for breach of promise,!  and her lawyer was trying to per-'  stiiule her to compromise. |  "He offers," said tho lawyer, "to give  you one-third of the sum you are trying to recover if you will withdraw  the suit,"    ���������������������������-.   ������������������  ,, |  "T won't do it," she replied. '-I want  tho full amount," j  "Falling in thnt," pursued hor attorney, "he offers to marry you,"    {       I  "What do I want to marry him for?"  The lawyer shrugged his shoulders.  "Woll," be snid, "think of tho possl-  billties of a divorce suit, with a fat  claim for alimony,"  Why They Lontt Severe.  noHn-I hnvo no sympathy for the  Russians, they're such a cruol looking  sot The faco of a Russian la enough to  aot you against him,  Wily-That's whore yon do them  wrong. Tho Russians nro not so cruel  as you think. I'll admit tbat their  countenances nro not plcnsnnt to look  upon, but that is only because of the  difficulty thoy havo to pronounce their  Inuguugo.���������Boston Transcript.  The Billionaire - Somotlmos, doctor,  I'm haunted by tho fear that I'll die  rich.  Tlio M. D-Don't worry about that,  sir, Wo will wml in our bills x\t one*  to yuu.-New V'U'k "-".veiling Journal.  Wldiloin may be compared ta wator.  As water leaves tin- heights and gath������  ors In I lie depths, so In wisdom received from on high and prosorvod by  a lowly soul.-Tulmud.   in n������m       - i    mi ii  SwnMo-tVN In I'nloNllne.  In Palestine the smallows nro allowed not only the freeihm of tho 1kmuh>������  and living rooms, but of the nun-quos:  and totnlm, whore they build tiiioln-  nestB nnd rear their young.  SarprUed, I  "I  see that tho  Ollderbys gave a  dojounor last Thursday." I  "That's strange.   We wero nt thoir  dinner the same day and didn't uearj  anything about It."���������Uioosiyu uie.  A nemlnder.  Mother-Johnny, on your way borna  from school stop at the store and get  me a^stlck of candy nnd a bor of soap.  Father���������What do you want of a stick  of candy? Mother-That's so he'll remember tbe loap,-  A Sure Core.  "Cured your Insomnia yetT  "Vcs, Indeed."  "What cured you'/"  "Sleep."   In l-roeeM.  Vlsltor-Hns your llttlo bnby sister  got any teeth? Tmnmy-Oli, yos, I  think hIh-'h got 'em. but mIio ain't hatch-  ci! V'.'n v*M ���������________,  Apnr<inrlnr<-,  ���������'Ye*, flu' vw.t'-. .ulvci'iitilng rhymts  for n siiin-ngo company."  "Ah. 1 ������-<���������" dopgerol.'- - MilwaMet  Eveulng Wisconsin.  Tlio Worst of All.  "Pn, Is retribution the worst thlng>  a person con haver  "No, it Isn't half ns bad an the fool.  Intr nn*������ hn* nftor be him onnfi>i-������ir>i" nnil'  then discovered thnt ho wouldn't hnve*  boon found ont If ho had kept qulot."-������  Denver N'ows.  Oera lilm Time.  '-Judge,'* walled tho prisoner, ������������������can't  thing ovor'/"  "Certainly." replied tbe magistrate.  "Six months."  ���������emnle.  "George didn't keep bis ongngomonfc  With n-e IaM night," said the girl who  was betrothed to bim.  "I'd give him a piece of my mind,"  said ber mother,  "Just ��������� little sample of airriM llttf  suggested tlie father. ��������� - ������K rf-ffir^w js*s ftoatw:'  V^  I. H. TARBELL.  High Grade Stovas  aad ail Kitcbei. Requirements  SPORTSMENB GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  E, EMDE,  mi  6  %  H  H  m  H  h :  .R  fflj  5m  0 0  Or  PI  ���������Ft,  Ul  17-  p  -4  E-i  a:  Hi  <5I  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FI.UST-OLAriS  CANDY, FRUITS,  OMARS & TOBACCOS.  toaiim Cigar factory  m|  - ������������������ -���������,..-1   ��������� w������������������������������������ ���������'������������������'  ���������".���������JJ" 'J**.'^"  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  BEST  ON  EARTH.  Manufactured by  P   GABLE & CO., NANAIMO,  B.C.  P.  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You Jj.-tve ilif* money, I have the  G odpj.iiov I want ihe ta on ey and  you want ine Go. ds so come and  sec w i ik ���������' 1 >a rg.t i ns you ca n get.  ��������� 'AU the Latest'MAGAZINES  and 1'APERS on hand..!...  xv-vwextat*.  xivuwvjrf.tA'Utttgwj^ipu.iaaMuutoa|  FULL aT(K;-K OF  ���������iMMinmn  TiiR Bar is Suri'Liun wrni  Best Liquors and Cigars  R. S. ROBBSTSON.  1 tuaaaxmmmmtmmmeernm  tells'  I* rover ten  RUITS,  Candies,  IP- S, Cigars,  .;���������- Tobaccos.  AND NOVELTIES AT  M*8   WALKER*  (Whitney Block.)  ���������--n-ir.,T^i''--������*affJTti*r;"*r^^  \i,'  WILL A III)-is prepared to  y ������ ���������    /iii any Orders for Fmo or  Heavy  Hurnoas, at Bhort  notice.  WiUARD BLOCK,      Cumberland.  RSSS3  X".'  tl]  o  H,  PI  H  AKERY.  ~~i  A Fine Selection of CAKES   always   on  hand.  FRESH BREAD every day.     .  Orders for SPECIAL CAKES promptly attended to  H-Jl,  Cumkrlaiid  Eunsmrtir Avenue,  Cumberland.  :       WILLIAMS BROS.  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Nnw York Sun ai ii  inl ouble of tho New Yrk Wui'Ul, lioMiilos daily roporiu (rom ovor '2.000 hpcwiid  ~..^r.,i���������ni,ft (���������hrduohiiut tho oouiury,      No pun onu toll murn fully WHY it is the  The  UftWSpil  BP'Ci'l  co^^w^ponllen^8 througlmut tho oouiury  BEST on earth.  iinaiiMt '4 Miiwa Kj  a   - ���������("['���������'"V,,.. '-**���������'''J-i-Vli   1  V-  '-i-i rv . . 1 tv*>.'. '���������.���������.-;''*.(" * --"-iim,-,,',1-��������� n'^,-iT"i 7  ���������S'-,;-*"^.ri*"****.,'."T;''.^''^^^  fiB���������TWKLYJS-PACJK PAI'KItS- 52       B.  Bii.iifiil ni iimv:i from   I'viv.ywi- v  and  a   |>i'i IVo'.,  tijiritj  ol  Htniuiiil   iniiUci   Onk Dollar a Vkaii  BuDHoribe for the   '��������� Cumlxu- and Nw������,"   and tho   ������������������Wtwikly Inter  Ocean,1'   ono year, both Pnpoi-H for $3.00        *������������������/  Blriotty in Advance  Wehuvi' ma:iourrM.Kiin������iiii.������with 'ho luu-r Doci,,.  by wh.oh  ������������ iwo iu.������lil������'l 10  Mjvc imr vt-iidoi'K tbo altovi' ...11 iipiiui-uiiiiiy of .wi'iiii-f.-  no vuon-'i.iHi-.ii Ijo..������, H |Aibli������  ���������u��������� iiiiw.pap,.' 01 th" I' .s��������� ju.ii tno now,. .K. il  ������"'.U of  Sa.0������ 'i������������������'<������l  "''   '���������������������  ruguUr mto of W <������< "' ���������!������������������ '''"<���������������     .Sub-*oribi.i--,i.v..i'.i:j{ th.'iHHt-U.-.H oi' thw ���������.���������������-*  mu.,t b ��������� fully P-vut ������f a������'������ '" ii'lviii-oo.    Wu.i. bo Im' Uu- mil ia "o-nthM uin.oi- ti.u  ,M .   -    .    . .111 Itll I    ������   ���������   t  otlof. I          nmWiwWssrvmasBK.^^ -tr^-'JiJwraw-AA^jxi"^^  piBiow  mm ths  a HAKAN0,   Proprietor.  V  1Innl-Bunuul and ordinary Bricks.  l<irt>  Uritk*,      Pressed and Ordinary.  J)r**in  Tien--���������   ...    ...    ?.in., ,)Jn., and 6in  Fire'llvvlc'mij ot nil kinds to order.  Yards at Union Bay.  ,       .......     ��������� '"���������tt n f-p -"*"t"������ T     A   "VT'O     T5   "^  s. 3. "City of Nanaimo.  Lea es Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo, callinft nt Musgr.ives, Vesuvius, Ciiifion, Kuper, and.Thetis  Islands first and third Tuesdrys ol  each nionlh; 1'i.illoi'd, (lanyiis, and  Keniwond, rcmainini" Tuesdays in  each month.  Leaves Nana .mo Tuesday, *. p.m., for  Comox, connect iny with s,s. Joan at  Nanidmo.  Lcivfis Comox Wedriftsrlay, 8 a,m,,.loi'  Nanaimo direct, connecuii)" with  tram lor Victoria  Le.'.i'es Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m , for  Ciiinos and wayporti.  Leave-' Comox l-'ridny, 7 ii.tn., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m.; first  fin/i third Kridavs ol each mm.lb lo  (Vann'v-:, I'l'inamiiH' Fridays of each  inoiuh to Ladysmith.  Lwive.-iO niK'isoi' Lidy-t niih Saturday, 7  a.m., lor Vidona and way |)orts,  VAIJCOUVKIt -NA^ATiyiO ROUTE.  6,.t������      'MOAN"  Sail) from Nanaimo 7 'i.in. daily except  Sundays,  Sail's Iron 1 Vancouver after arrival nf C,  I'.K. Train No, 1, dad/cxrept Sundays, at 1 p.m,  TTMTC TAHI.10   KKKKUUViv  ,IUNK Int. linn.  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  10.02 ........ Uu-.'*.���������."'a '....-���������   5 0"  " I0,-I'{     'KoHiMy',, <<   y ;-*0  "11,38..,....,Colds,rfciim   "   7.27  Ar J.2 0(5 VVci.na  Ar'7.53  tt. A������ux S('{ ���������' f)OL,  QUAM1CHAN,   B. C.  A BoaidiiiK School fur j.;nls, wiib ile-  parimeni ior oiphaus, p'.easumly located  .1 . en miles fro.ii Duncans Staiiim.  1'rimnry an-.l I'lepjiriitor) Ei^liihCnnse,  Competent liisiruciors for i'i.ino and  Ncedlc-wnrl*. Cutiiliy and Killing also  I'liij-ht. Board ;>nd Tuiiion, %a w month.  For partkuliirs,.address-���������  SLSTKR SUFEKIOR,  Tzouhalem I'. O.  ..(.'MrtW^W.^^.,-.!.,.*., ..V,l. Hl.-n'TIII.  fc.T.������.������(  Th'ousar.d Mi'c -nn. Co.iimuiaiion Tc  kets on .sale, ^dou'ovci 1.11I and sin u..er  lines, at two and one-bail'cents per mile.  Special trains and -\oamers for F.xcur-  sions, i\m\ i'1'dijri..'il ,- ota for parties may  be iirran'-ed lor on application to the  VraflTic Manager.  'llie Co'mpany re-serves the rii-ht lo \  change without previous run ice, s earners  sailino; flntes and hours ut suilm;-,  Kxcursion'I ickets on Sale Iri'm and to  ill Stiitions, s(ood lur Koinn jonriicy Saturday 'ind Sunday, tviiinii ���������-.; not la-er  than Mi.iidav,  I'i 1*0, Ti. (,'OHHTNKY,  Ti'iiditi iMnniiKer.  nnwhniwiMiMi1itiiiiiiiii������Mimin..iiiiMim.....1iwTl.  I.   O.   F.  (~JOl7RT DO.MJXO,   3518, ini-e'a  tl 0 hum .Monduy in ili������ itiouth  in tho K of P. Hull.  Visiting Broilii'cn inviteil.  17m 12t  No. i- .Suiu'iiy  I' M.  Mo. 2-iiiily.  Do, (I I'D V'Otoi'la I������'"  4,<MJ  -������   tl,*28 ColiUirotim .... "   t 2H  " lo.at Kocitiit'-i " sa-i  " !| 00 .Wiiiiuhii'i"     "   rt.iV)  I- M. V \l.  ������������������ s:r������ .       .Nuikiui'..  " :.���������������/  Ar 1������������������.. WnU-nnhin.    .. Ar. 7 W  WELLX'"*'1  ������N  TO VICTORIA.  Ko, l���������lh.l No 3-Niiri(Uy  A M. *.M  1).i,   8 (Ml WcUinfftmi....   \h~ 4 00  -���������   ti'M N.ir.j*uiio ,, "   IJ> '"��������� .���������*������������������  r-  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,     -      - -       MGR  The columns of The Nkws are open to all  who wish to expreati ihereiu vic-ws o matters of pnblio i tin-nt  While we do not hold ourselves re ��������� -insi.  ble for the utterances of correspondent,, we  eaerve ths r-ght ' of decliuing-to insert-  o uaiuuicn, iona uuueoeH.-i'jrilv perisi.nal.  00000 oooooooooobuoc  TUESDAY, AUG. 80   1.904  r  t  Telegraphic   News  It is reported tliat a message was  received from Gen. Stof peel la "t  nigl\t which was a ht from Port  Arthur on Monday via Chefoo saving that a di spentte assault by tho  Japanese had been in pro,: re's during the previotii* 4S hours. While  the general staff does not conceal  its anxiety the best military au V  thorides have not adandoiied the  hope thai Gen. Stue'sel will he iible  to hold out  Ch������-foo; 25th-��������� Chine.-e who just  arrived here, being- the latest irom  Port Arthur, say thai, there is plen  ly of ammunition' and they con*  fi'med the sltitfment that the tern-  pt-rmentof the���������ltussiah. uairisoi) is  doggedandde eroained. Gen. Sto s-  i-"eL who is heavy,rides hi.-' chargers  incessantly which are showing the  t-tiitiii upon .them although the  Gei.eral changes his mounts frequently. Both sailors and soldiers  Iiuvh grown ind ffen-ni to llie shells  wliich enter  the  town frequently.  Ptkin,   25ih���������The   Chinese  are  tiy.ing to arrange a compromise by  Wi-.ii: i tlie Jami'-e e.-hni. be indi.e  e-l to permit ll.e Askold  to   remain  at   iSh ���������  gli i   until   Kund.iy  wlu-u  Chance to JoJn a Club That. Will  Slake and Save Mon������*jr Sur "Son.  , Everybody should Join tlie Mutual Literary Ma-  Bio Club of America, Tbere ls nothing else like it  'anywhere. Itcoats almost nothing to Join and tho  benoftts It Rives are wonderful. It enables you to  i purchase books and periodicals. mu<de and muslocl  Instruments at special out prlcrs. V secures rc-  1 duoed rates at many hotels. It aii3wei-8 questions  tree of eharRO. It offers scholarulilps and valuable cash prizes to members. It maintains club  rooms In many cities* or ltsmembers. In addition,  every member receives the official magazine enll-  ifled ��������������� .Ev'ry Month" a publication in aolnssby  Itaelf.lncludr-iR 6pteces of high-class vocal and la-  struraeutal mus<o(full size; each month without  extra charge; 72 nieces in one year In all. you  CAN GET AU. OF THESE BENEFITS FOR ALMOST NOTHING.  ���������Iho lull yearly membership fee Is OnoDolIi>r for  which you get; all above, and yon tuny with-  drawany time within three niontlts if you  want to do so aim get ynur dollar biictt. If you  don't care to spend $1.00, sond 25 cents for three  months membership. Nobody can afford to pupil  this offer by. Vou will get your money beck in  ; value many times over. i"ull particulars will bo  sent free of charge, but if you are wiso you will  'send in your request for membership with tho  Eroper fee at once. The 25 eta, three months mem-  ershlp offer will soon change. Write at onco addressing your letter and enclosing $1.00 for full  year's membership or twenty-ilvo cents tor three  rooD������b9 to ���������   ���������     .  MtTTUAI. tlTHKAKY MUSIC CI.VB  I am  prepared   to  !   ������     furnish Stylish Riovs     ���������������  Si    ���������       1   1   -i-'      ���������      &        **>  1   O     anil do 1 earning at     C  '[   q     reasonable rates. x  ]OD. KILPATRiCK      C  O. Cumberland q  VOOO OQGOGOCOOOOOOOO()  ������ouora^gy-^ff^olSobc^ai3^.-iarfi^r7'-^oaai!ai-i.-..rii3.-:ciu.n������  ���������Z'."'"1'"    :'      ,'���������   .  X  !i;V---;i'JJV*l^  *i ���������"..:���������-'  eOPVHICHTG' L*.  ' Anyone sending n sl,et.iM wd c!i>s,:rlpt:'iv,' t.,.i->  quicklyascurtitln, f.ue, w'ujtbMr.un'liivcsiil.iiii if,  probably patentJt-.liia.' OomniiinieaHons s-.r-i-.il;  ciHilldentlal. OI'k������ weiiey /Vi'seci-;; "jiimi ���������'���������',... t  in America.   Wo havo-a lVi'.shin."tMi'r.i'ic.i3.  Patents taken through Atunn i- Co. ��������� i-i-������eive  Special notice In the  SGIEOTlS "HK������R!CfiK-/  beautiful!}' liluair-tod Ii'rwst el.-cnlat.i -���������������-. et  any seferitlHc journul, wool;Iv, ton-isftS.OO <> '-ear:  g-l.nOsi.-i: iii"'-.tlvj Vfii:':i-,.-">i .vj.v.cw aii.l ":a*uj  tJilOli ON i-'^-iKN-s-BjKi t.-oe.    Vi3::,-,;n^  Baas*���������"*���������" radwi  W                               ������ !&  '"' ���������              Now In tls ..33th Year eg?  The loading m'*,!-- periodical of the Jj'!*  ���������wld. with tho s;.;-r.jfc-3t editorial staff' ���������������������������'���������"  of ,--,y tsch-iical r'i-''cr.tlon.  iiubscrlplUm J.J.00 1 year (including  ���������S    U. ~., Cn���������-'"Ij-n. Mnx'-rsn e-. trr.*.)  Wi       Th?   Jo-i-NAL   ---'l   Pacific   Coast  kDV    Miji-'r tofff-her. "J6.00.-                        ' ,.���������.  ?'4       ,<������������������- t\d  c:-p:'v.J. freo.   Cer.d for Dook oi:  ijr-*'    T;-;b ������ii^j������>EHR-^r. pri'irNiMo Journal si  "���������>,                 261 piot-vvay, Now. York |r-  Bog  0,^  EC'  "Km'.C. ,*iEll'|l-l''M"a5  r>'* -era-outl nittc-ia Mt.\ uixi^-rmn  il   ...*.*;Oi-;^UDaCJ'.",'Ja'*.t!C3on'" ".'jr.  ut 1 ju������w������*J"Oa"vr'iwivir  -- ^**j -*^* aiX4mibKM-*mz3J+ -"tKc  r  1  r  tl):- lilies- will   1 it1 rmi"T~lTH*"fc~c7ijr~  t!u* litir.  Ti k o, 2oth���������Tin-   fin.fl   rtr-*atili  ������������ A 1   in-' immi '-v1.    Uu  dreds of Jupune e   guns continue  liourinn; a iU4strui.|.ivt-ii-e into  the  city and harbor along  lh.3 linos of  for'e and on ri'iicliiui'iit.s  pr-'p-ini  torj* for the infantr   assault.   The  Kud*<iuu lines have, lu'cii   iveal-civri  and partly penetraied.    The inner  line of Llusbittn defences about the  harbor.uie wit'iin tlie ran^e ofJu  puiitit* jiun--'.   A iiuinher i>f Riissini.-  foi ti? and batu-rioi- con.inie to vc  ply   vigoiotiriy.       Tbo   Jnpany-  doilh roll will hu \w>\v\)y iucrenpet   '/  Mi-re 1 ht'wi* fot"H are captured.    I   j  is heliev'-'il hniHlnitbi'th sides l������n **-  B ffi-red lit" vy losses uml  ilnit i'e  fii);il ree"rd wi i uiiilii-' the seige o> e  1 f the ' Ivodi-it-t in  ln^iorv.       he  J.'pinc'Be ure sup ��������� mdy eon fid,,  of ul 'limit' t-uicw'.-.  Sbiin,dni, 25ili--Tlv RivbI-u  ountnil hnn been no'ilied by llie '! i  Tan that tho Askold and thu (.-Jro  zovi i ave he n di������iirnied. Tin* nu-  thorities hero ain aw itiiig a <*inii-  lar notice U'iiin Sui^on of iho diij-  iirniiiinent of i'lu* Dinnn,  Obefoo, 25th��������� Hu-,������ian advioos  received hern my tin* JupuneHH ui"*  Hiiulnon I'ni't Arthur on Au-iuiU'  21 -t nnd '22ivi wore rupulnod .svi'h  tremtndous loHfOi*. It is ndded  that tho attempt of the .Inpinnae to  capture fort No 1 cost them 11)111)0  mtin and their aitiick on fort hi/.-*  nlinn rei������\dted in thoir 1 sin^ JlllOO  killed or wounded. Port Dalny in  said to ho fllloil with woundud men,  Tho JupiutiHO nr'������ hurryiny for service on the Lino Yung \ii!niiHul:i r  Tl li-. fon ftoil. Hi.it i|>|.. Jiip-irii'-io iurn  <i)jluii,'ii<o j.,ii"nvi������������������in'.*? throu"h tl>o  port of Woi-Hui Wei.  London. 'iruh���������Cireut Pritain iia������  aiia'iu nolili^l llulsiii Ihat the de  prt'dHtinui> of the volunteer licet, in  ovtrhnnhng Jiri .������!������  McrchaiUiiion  in tho Red Se't town "-lop iin-ianily-  N otSce.  Riding on locomotives and   rail  way cars of   the   Union   Colliery  Company by.any   per nn   ,\r   per  sons���������except ut.in c/ew���������if" strictly  prohibited.    Emo'ioyei-s   .'<re  ?ub-  -ieet-to-dir-mi-*Pfi-l���������for-id-ow-iiijj-sn-ine-  Ry order  Fhancis"  0   T.ITTI.E  J.iiioafr'-v.  ���������wr-^-������-������-������*--*<-������^'rn������wj#'*.������wn*wry'P'������i Mr.ti*,*firT-' ,-,-'ji--woos-n#"-i-|i  oars Ewmm,  3009 Westminster Road  Cu it. herl and  H  n ' p  JULL  caaQiiSB������^  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUK  AND SECOND STREET.  CUMBERLAND B. 0.  Mks J. HvPikkt, Proprietress.  When in Cumberland be sure  a"d stay at thu Cumberland  Hotel, First-Class Accomodation for t'.insienl and permanent boarders.  -Sam p! e-R-fci���������> rn s-a n d���������Pu b li c- H a I i-  I Run in Connt ction  v/ith   Hotel  , -_��������� ���������       ��������������������������� ��������� ^ ~^^^^^^^^^Tllaw**^xmmiluiSUa7^  Our tee returned if we fail. Any oue sending sketch and ascription of  any invention will promptly receive our opinion free concerning the patent-  aauty rf' same. "How to obtain apatenf " sent upon request. Patents  secured through us advertised for sale at our expense.  Patents taken out through us receive special notice, without charge, in  1 he 1 atkxt Record, an illustrated aud widely circulated journal, consulted  Oy Manufacturers and Investors.  Send for sample copy FREE.   Address,  aWtTTOR J* EVAN������ &  CO.,  {Patent Attorneys,)  '������tans Builtllng,     ������������������..   WASHINGTON, D. Ce  13m%frm*r?r tt^stssw1  Great   Clubbing    Offer  T  HJb PAPER and the JlJu.sir,���������ed Weekly Northwest Farm and  Homk published ai North Yakima, Wash., with branch .,flk������6 at  -caule, Wash., Ponland Oregon, and Vancouver, B.C., will be se.u one  ye.ir ior $2.5u. ihe.Northwest Farm and Homk is the third oldest  ayneulmral paper in America.' hVas established in 1847. All unn-  ers meenngs, fairs and markut reports are published in full. Lvery  department is replete wiih matter that is adapted to ihe local condition*  prevailing m the New Northwesi'. Dairying, Live Stock Breeding,  Pruit-gioMing, P.miiry Raising, llook-keeping. The Household Ywung  People's page, The..Grange, -jtc., are among the n-j-ular deoartmenis.  The price of thai weekly is $2 a ye,t.' by iiseli, bin we"club our paper and  the Northwest .Farm and Home lor $3.50" a-year.  This is the most comprehensive Farm, and Horticultural  paper it has been our fortune to receive. It is. of .inestimable  value to the'Farmer, Stockraiser, Orchardist,  Beekeeper and  others.  R testr m $1.00 to ������2.00 per day  Do you iinend buying: n rifle or  pistol? If so, get the best  which is a  l  Rifles range 11?. price from $4.00 to  S75.00., For largo and-small game,  also for target practice.   Pistols from  83.00 tp 926.00. ,,  Sond Btivmn for'lr.riio cntaloKne Ulus-ii  .triitiiiHroonii'H'teiiiie,brimfiiln"valunblo ''  Information to R-iuitrmicu.  j, stevehs m: m tool co  100,000 P 'l|)i': ,<o in-rive -j'/on fiom  Hpllaiid. Fru ce nntl Jiipan  Thcu-ands of Ftuit and  Oi namental Trees....  "ODObBKIJRONS,   ROSKH,   fiUKIiN-  hOLSK AN/./ /I'Ri-Y PLaNI'S  lor '-'all 'IM.iniin^,  f-iomc Grown   find   fmporn-tl   C'irden,  F eld iJiiul I'K)H".'i'Seeds,    I  ay,  in sto.k in season  -FKKTJIJ/.KHS-  Kit)   IIIVK.S-  m<d    SUPl-fJRS  '.rcen house full of I'lnnt-, Cut F'oivors  1 mil Work.    ���������        Calnlogues IVec, or  call and examine stock.  M. J. HENRY,  VAdOOTTVEH, H.C  EffiHWHffiSJ^K^tKCa^  ���������������.', r   Box No.  CHICOPEE FALLS  MASS .U.S.A.     ti'-lft'ijiH  -~****-m������mMmmmw-*weemmwammwM  dffiMi  WMMXmimWc������K>  Speclhllnlu In tho Trmntmont o( N.irvmm, Itlond, Prlvnte nnd Sexual Wstanaa of |  lien nnd Women.  25 Yuan- In Detroit,  Or No Nrrics ustd without Written Consent.   Curc������ (luuranl:td.  Th'iii������--nnrtn nf touhjy nnd I'lldillc-afrud men nm niiiiiiiillj" swept I  t * a iTi-'iiniiirA-rru'--tlir-iiii'lt *-in-ly .**1iuo������<������r J"**������-r fxc������ni.<*ii. Chun.  Aiiiliii'Hiiu wj���������iOi iiuf tlui \U'ilm������, Inn wim i-i'Miiied In. tlmo.   H<*|  ������,'iv������!   "I I.-nn. ,1,. ��������� evil li,,'ii.   A f.lnniiro norm mm* ovm- mo.  I could f.'.'i i'[ nn uii-lifts ti in'i-d It.   I 1.,'initm -inrvouN, dtmiiun*.  (Illit,   L'll. 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As his ���������horses  were evidently-less fatigued than those  of the other traveler, he would not. biking in overtaking it. This was neither  a tarantass nor a telga, but a post ber-  lin, all over dust and looking as if it  had made a long journey. The postilion was thrashing his horses with all  his might and only kept.them at a  gallop by dint of abuse aud blows. The  berlin had certainly-not passed through  Novo-Saimsk and could only have  struck the Irkutsk road by some less  frequented route across the steppe.  Michael's first thought on seeing this  berlin was to get in front of it and arrive first at the relay, so as to make  sure of fresh horses. He said a word  to his driver, who soon brought bim up  With the berlin.  As he passed a head was thrust put  of the window of the berlin.  He bad no time to see what It was  like, but as be dashed by be distinctly  beard this word uttered in an imperious tone:  "Stop!"  But he did not stop. On tbe contrary.  the berlin was soon distanced by the  tarantass.  It now became a regular race, for the  horses of the berlin, no doubt excited  by the sight and pace of the others, recovered their strength and kept up for  some minutes. Tbe two carriages were  hidden in a cloud of dust. From this  ^lolTd~lsTue"d���������th-e^cTSclilHI-b"f'  ~w  mingled with excited shouts and exclamations of anger.  Nevwtheless the advantage remained  with Michael, which might be very important to him if tbe relay were poorly  provided with horses. Two carriages  were perhaps more than the postmaster  could provide for, at least In a short  ���������pace of time.  Half an hour after the berlin was left  far behind, looking only a speck on the  horizon on the steppe.  It was 8 o'clock in the evening when  Michael and bis companion arrived at  tbe posthouse In Ichim.  The news was worse and worse with  regard to the Invasion.  Here bad arrived just a short time  before two men.  Th������ one was English, the other  French. Both were tall and thin, but  the latter was sallow, as are the southern provencals, while tbo former was  ruddy like a Lancashire gentleman  Tho Anglo-Norman, formal, cold, grave,  parsimonious of gestures and words,  appearing only to speak or gesticulate  under tbe Influence of a spring operating at regular Intervals. The Gaul, on  the contrary, was lively and petulant  expressed himself with lips, eyes,  hands, all at once, having twenty different ways of explaining his thoughts,  whereas bis Interlocutor seemed to  have only ono Immutably stereotyped  on his brain.  The strong contrast thoy presented  would at onco havo struck the most  superficial observer, but a physiognomist, regarding them moro closely  would have defined their particular  characteristics by saying that if the  Frenchman was "all eyes," tho Englishman was "all oars."  In fact, the visual apparatus of the  one had boon singularly perfected by  practice. Tho sensibility of Its retina  must haro been as lijslntifnnoous as  that of thoso conjurers who recognize  ������ card merely by a rapid movement In  cutting the pack or by tho arrangement  only of marks invlslblo to others. The  Frenchman, indeed, pusse-Mi-d tu the  highest degree what may be called "the  memory of tbe eye."  Tbo Englishman, en the contrary, appeared especially organized to listen  and to hear. Whou his aural apparatus bad been onco struck by the sound  of a voice, tie could not forget It, and  after uu or uvuii twenty year* he  would havo recognized it among a  thousand. Ills cars, to be sure, had  not tho power of moving as freely as  thoso of animals who are provided with  largo auditory ttnpa; but, slnco scientific men know that human cars possess, In fact, a very limited power of  movement, we should not bo far wrong  in affirming that those of the said  Englishman became erect and turned  in all directions while endeavoring to  gather In the sounds In a manner np-  parent only iu (la- nu i u nil it* t. it uniM  be observed that this perfection of  sight and hearing was of wonderful  assistance to thette two men In their  ���������rotation, for the Englishman acted ai  correspondent for The Daily Telegraph  and the Frenchman' as correspondent  of the���������of what newspaper or of what  newspapers he did not say, and when,  asked he replied in a jocular manner  that ho corresponded with "his cousin  Madeleine." This Frenchman, however,  beneath his careless surface was wonderfully shrewd aud sagacious. Even  while speaking at random, perhaps the  better to hide his desire to learn, he  never forgot himself. His loquacity  even helped him to conceal his thoughts,  and he was perhaps even more discreet  than his confrere of The Daily Telegraph.  It is needless to say that these two  men were devoted to their mission in  the world���������that they delighted to throw  themselves in the track.of the most unexpected intelligence; that nothing terrified or discouraged them from succeeding; that they possessed the imperturbable sang froid and the genuine  intrepidity of men of their calling. Enthusiastic jockeys in this steeplechase,  this hunt after Information, they leaped hedges, crossed rivers, sprang over  fences with the ardor of pure blooded  racers who will run "a good first" or  die.  Their journals did not restrict them  with regard to-money, the surest, the  most rapid, the most perfect element  of information known to this day. It  must also be added, to their honor, that  neither the onenor the other ever looked or listened at the walls of private  ..life and that they only exercised their  vocation when political or social interests were at stake. In a word, they  made what has been for some years  called "the great political and military  reports." '  It will be seen in following them that  lhey__had_generallyV_anjridependent.  mode of viewing events and, above all,  their consequences, each having his  own way of observing and appreciating. The object to be obtained beiug  of adequate value, they never failed to  expend the money required.  The French correspondent was named Alcide Jolivet. Harry Blount was  the name of the Englishman. The dissimilarity of their characters/added to  a certain amount of jealousy, which  generally exists between rivals in the  same calling, might have rendered  them but little sympathetic. However,  they did not avoid one another, but endeavored rather to exchange with each  other the news of the day., They were  two sportsmen, after all, hunting ou  the same grounds, In the same preserve. That which one missed might  be advantageously secured by the other, and It was to thoir Interest to meet  and converse together.  From these two correspondents Michael learned that the town Itself was  menaced by tbe Tartar vanguard, and  two days before the authorities had  boon obliged to retreat to Tobolsk.  There was not an officer nor a soldier  left In Ichim.  On arriving at the relay Michael Strogoff Immediately asked for horses.  lie had been fortunate in distancing  thu berlin.  Ouly throe horses were In a lit state  to be Immediately harnessed, The others had Just come lu worn out from a  long stage.  The postmaster gave tho order to  put to.  As the two pom*spni*idont.q Intended  to stop at ichim, they had in.t to troublo Uieiut-elves to liinl men us of trniix-  port and therefore hnd their carriage  put away.  In ten minutes Mlchnol was told thnt  his tarantiiHS was ready to start.  "Good," said lie.  Then, turning to tho two reporters,  ho said:  '"Well, gentlemen, slnco you remain  at Ichlin, I wish you success in tho  prosecution of your mission,"  "What, Mr. Korpnneff," said Alcldc  Jollvot, "shall you not stop oven for an  hour at Ichim?"  "No, sir, nnd I also wish to leave tho  prmthouse before the arrival of a berlin  which I distanced."  ' Ai* iuo ui'iuid that the traveler wii)  dispute tbe hom-a with you''"  "I particularly wish to avoid any dlf-  "ltls possible that wo shall meet you  again in a few days at Omsk," added  Tikn-i-r.  "It is possible," answered Michael,  "since I am going straight there."  "Well, I wish yon a safe journey, Mr,  Korpanoff,'1 said Alcide.  Almost Immediately tbo sound of a  carriage was heard outside, the doot  was tlung open and a man appeared.  It wn* the traveler of tbe berlin, a  military looking man, apparently about  forty years of age, tali, robust in fig*  ure, broad shouldered, with a strongly  act bead and thick mustache meeting  red whiskers.   He wore a olaln uni  form. A cavalry saber hung iu Inside, and in his hand he held a shui:  handled whip.  "Horses," he demanded, with the ai;  of a man accustomed to command.  "I have no more disposable horses."  answered the postmaster, bowing.  '"I must have some this moment."  "It is impossible."  "What are those horses which have  just beeu harnessed to the tarantass 1 -  saw at the door?"  "They belong to this traveler," answered the postmaster, pointing to Michael Strogoff.  '"Take them out!" said the traveler  in a1 tone which admitted of no reply.  Michael then advanced.  "These horses are engaged by me,"  ho said.  "What does that matter? I must  have them. Come, be quick; I, have no  time, to lose."  "1 have uo time to lose either," replied Michael, endeavoring to be calm,  but restraining himself with difficulty.  'Nadia. was near him, calm also. b*i\  secretly uueasy at a scene which it  would have been better to avoid.  "Enough!" said the traveler.  Then, going up to the postmaster:  "Let the horses be taken put of the  tarantass and put into my berlin," he  exclaimed, with a threatening gesture.  The postmaster, much embarrassed,  did not know whom to obey'aud looked  at Michael, who evidently had the right  .to resist the unjust demands of the  traveler.  Michael hesitated an instant He did  not wish to make use of his podorojna,  i which would havo drawn attention to  j him, and he was'most unwilling either'  by, giving up his horses to delay his  journey, a:ul yet it was Important uot  to engage :h a struggle which might  compromise his mission. ,  The two reporters looked at him,  ready to support him should he appeal  to them.  "My horses will remain in "my carriage," said Michael, but without raising his tone more than would be suitable for a plain Irkutsk merchant.  The traveler advanced toward Michael and laid his hand heavily on his  shoulder.  "Is it so?" he said in a rough voice.  "You will not give up your horses to  me?"  "No,'- answered Michael.  "Very well, then they shall belong to  whichever of us is^ableto start. De  fendV yourserf,~lfor~I"sBall not spaW  you!" .-   .    " ,.  So saying the traveler drew his saber  from its sheath, and Nadia threw herself before Michael.  Blount and Alcide Jolivet advanced  toward him.  "I shall not fight," said Michael quietly, folding his arms across his chest.  "You will not fight?"  "No."  "Not even after this?" exclaimed the  traveler, and before any one could pre-  veut him he struck Michael's shoulder  with the handle of the whip. At this  Insult Michael turned deadly pale. His  bauds moved convulsively, as if he  would have knocked the brute down.  But by a tremendous effort he mastered himself. A duel! It was more than  a delay; It was perhaps the failure of  his mission. It would be better to  lose some hours. Yes, but to swallow  this affront 1  "Will you fight now, coward?" repeated tho traveler, adding coarseness  to brutality,  "No," answered Michael, without  moving, but looking tbo other straight  In the face.  "The horses this moment," said tbe  man and left tho room. The postmaster followed him.  The effect produced on the reporters  by this Incident was not to Michael's  advantage. Their discomfiture was visible   How could this strong young  man allow himself to bo struck like  that and not demand satisfaction for  | such nn Insult?  They contented themselves with bowing to bim and retired.  j    A  moment afterward tlio uolso of  ' wheels und the cracking of n  whip  whuwnl that tlie berlin. druwu by the  turn in i> nm' Iioi'ki'h. was driving rapidly  awny I'n.tn the jiosthoupc.  .    Niiiliu, unmoved, nnd Michael, MtI11  ! qr.lvi'i'lnjr. I'i'iniilih'il alone In ihe room,  !    The ci'iirlor of the czar, his arms  t crossed over his cheat, was seal oil mo  tlenlesi* ns n statue.   However, a color  which could not have been tho blush  I of ���������"harm* had i-cplnced tho paleness on  his mnuly counteiianco.  Nail in did not doubt that powerful  ��������� reasons alone could hnvo allowed him  ' tu suffer so great a humiliation from  such a man.  j   Then, going up to htm as ho had como  1 tn hnr In tho pnhoo ettxtton nt Nljnl  i Nnvp-nrort. she snid:  "Your hand, brother."  And at the same time ber band with  an almost maternal gesture wiped away  a tear which sprung to ber compan-  l-in'q evp-i.  CHAPTER VII.  NADIA, with the detr po*  ccptlon of a right minded woman, guessed that  some secret motive directed all Michael 8tro-  goff's actions; that he for  a reason unknown to her  did not belong to himself; that be bad  not the power of doing what be do-  fired, and tbat to this Instance especial  ly he had he.oically. sacr-'fes-i to d*-ily  even hia rui't-atment at the gross in! iu-.v  he had received.  Nadia, therefore, asked .io exp^-ia  tion from Michael.   Ha a not, the hand  which she had extended To bin) a lv������*a ���������.'���������**  replied to all that he migbt liave bben  abie to jell her?  Michael remained silent all the even  Ing. The postmaster not being ahlt to  supply them with fresh horses until  the next morning-, a whole night must  be passed at the house. Nadia cwiild  profitby it to take some rest, ami a  room was therefore prepared for her.  The young girl would no doubt nave  preferred not to leave her companion,  but Bhe felt that be would ra'ii>.*r be  alouo, and she made ready to go to her  room.  J ust as she was about to retire she  could not refrain from going up to Ml  chaei to say good night.  "Brother," she whispered.  But he checked her with a gesture.,  The girl sighed and left tho room.  Michael Strogoff did not lie down.  He could uot have slept even for an  hour. The place on which he bad been  struck by the brutal traveler felt like  a burnl  "For my country and the Father," he  muttered as he ended his evening prayer.  He especially felt a great wish to  know who was the man who bad  struck,him, whence he came and where  he was going. As to his face, the features of it were so deeply engraved on  his memory that he had no fear of  ever forgetting them.  Michael at last asked for the postmaster. The latter, a Siberian of the  old type, came directly and, looking  rather contemptuously at the young  man, waited to be.questioned.  "You belong to the country?" asked  Michael.  "Yes."  "Do you know that man who took  my horses?"  "No."  "Had you never seen him before?"  "Never."  "Who do you think he was?"  "A man who knows how to make  himself obeyed."  Michael fixed his piercing gaze upon  the Siberian, but the other did not  quail before it  "Do you dare to judge me?" exclaimed Michael.  "Yes," answered the Siberian, "for  -there-aresome-things-that-even-a-plaln-  merchant cannot receive without returning."  "Blows?"  "Blows, young man. I am of an age  and strength to tell you so."  Michael went up, to the postmaster  and laid his two powerful hands on his  shoulders.  Then in a peculiarly calm tone he  said:  "Be off, my friend; be off I I could  kill you."  The postmaster understood this time.  "I like him better for that," he muttered as he retired without adding another word.  At 8 o'clock the next morning, the  24t.h of July, threo strong horses were  harnessed to the tarantass. Michael  and Nadia took their places, and Ichim,  with its disagreeable remembrances,  was soon left far behind.  The next day, July 25, at 3 o'clock In  the morning, the tarantass arrived at  the posthouse In Tloukalmsk, having  accomplished a distance of 120 versts  Bince it had crossed the Ichim.  They rapidly changed horses. Here,  however, for tlio first time the driver  made difficulties about starting, declaring tbat detachments of Tartars were  roving across tie steppe and that travelers, horses nrid carriages would be a  fine prize for such robbers.  Only by dint of a largo bribe could  Michael got ovor tho unwillingness of  the driver, for in this Instance, as in  many others, he did not wish to show  his podorojna. Tbe hist ukase, having  boon transmitted by telegraph, was  known In tho Siberian provinces, and a  Russian specially exempted from obeying thuHP orders would certainly liavo  drawn public attention to himself, a  thing above all to bo nvotded by tho  cznr's courlor. As to tho driver's hesitation, either tho rascal traded on tbe  traveler's Impntloneo or he really bad  good reason to fear some misfortune,  Howovor, nt last tho taruntnss started and made such good way that by 3  In tlio afternoon It hnd reached Kou-  IntHlnsltoe, eighty versts farther on.  An hour after this It was on tho banks  of tlio Irtish. Omsk was now only  twenty versts distant  The Irtish Is a large rlvpr and ono of  the principal of thouo which flow toward the north of Asia. Ulslng in tho  Atal mountain, It ficavu Umu IU  southeast to tbo northwest nnfl empties Itself Into the Obi after a course of  nearly 7,000 versts.  At this time of year, when all tbe  rivers of the Siberian basin are much  swollen, tbo waters of thu Irtish wci-j  tery bigb. Io couscquence tbe curront  was changed to a regular torrent, rendering tbe passage difficult enough. A  swimmer could not hove crossed, bow-  ever powerful ft one ho might be, and  ���������feo In ft ferryboat tbere would be  tome daoger,  Rut Michael and Nadla, determined  to bmrtftll perils whatever they might  be, did o*t dream of shrinking from  this one.  H&wever, Michael proposed to bis  fount companion tbat be should cross  first, embarking in the ferryboat with  the tarantass and horses, as he feared  that the weight of this load would render it less safe. Aftm- landing the carriage on the opposite bank he would  return and fetch NaCia.  xhe girl refused.- It would be the  rtc-iay of an hour, and she would not  rov her safety alone ")e the cause of it  The embarkation was made not with- ���������  out difficulty, for tha :?anks were partly  ���������looded and the boat could not rot in  near enough.  However, after half an hour's ���������*���������*<*���������*������������������  rJon tbe boatmen not the tarantass und  Mu������ three horses on board.    Michael,  Nsuiia and the driver embarked; ais-o-,'-..  a hd they shoved off.  l<"m- a few minutes all went well. A  'ittie way up the river the current was  broken by a long point projecting from  the bauk and formed an eddy easily  nrossed by the boat. The two boatmen  propelled their barge with long .notes,  which thoy handled cleverly, but as  tucy gained the middle of the stream  it grew deeper aud deeper uot.U at last  ���������tuey could only just reach tlie bottom.  The cuds of the poles were only a foot  above the water, which rendered their  use difficult and 'insufficient Michael  and Nadia, seated in the stern of the  boat aud always iu dread of ft delay,  watched the boatmen with some uneasiness. ���������    ,. *  "Look out!" cried one of tXic.nl to his  comrade.  The shout Was occasioned by the new  direction the boat .was rapidly taking.  it had got into the direct current and  was being swept down the river. By  diligent use of the poles, putting the  ends in a series of notches cut below  the gunwale, the boatmen o*anaged to  keep their craft against the stream and  slowly urged it in a slanting direction  toward the right bank.  They calculated on reaching it some  five or six versts below tbe landing  place; but, after all, that would not  matter so long as men and beasts could  disembark without accident. The two  stout boatmen, stimulated, moreover,  by the promise of double fare, did not  doubt of succeeding in this difficult  passage of the Irtish.  But they reckoned without an incident which they were powerless to prevent and neither their -seal nor their  skillfulness could under the circumstances have done more. V  The boat was in the middle of the  current at nearly ���������equal distances from  .eitber-shoreiaud-being-car-r.ied-down-at-  the rateof two versts an hWir when-  Michael, springing to bis feet, bent his  gaze up the river.  Several boats, aided by oars as well  as by the current, were coming swiftly  down upon them.  Michael's brow contracted, and an exclamation escaped him.  "What Is the matter?" asked the girl.  But before Michael had tlmeto reply  one of the boatmen exclaimed In an accent of terror: ���������  "The Tartars I  The Tartars!"  They were Indeed boats full of sol-,  diers, and In a few minutes they must'  reach the ferryboat, It: being too heavily laden to escape from them.  The terrified boatmen uttered excla-  mjitjons of despair and dropped their  poles.  "Courage, my friends!" cried Michael.  "Courage! Fifty rubles for you if we  reach tho right bank boforo tho boats  overtake us!"  Incited by theso words, tho boatmen  again worked manfully away, but It  soon became evident tbat they could  uot escape tho Tartars.  It was scarcely-probable tbat thejr  would pass without attacking tbemt  On the contrary, thero was everything  to be feared from robbers such as  these.  "Do not be afraid, Nndla," said Ml*-  chaol, "but bo ready for anything."     i  "I nm ready," replied Nadia.        "V  "Even to throw yourself Into tho w������>  tor whon I toll you?"  "Whenever you tell me,"  "Have coulldetico lu me, Kadla,"  "I hnvo Imleuii."  Tho Tartar boats wero now only ���������  hundred foot distant, Thoy carried a  dotachment of Bokhnrlan soldiers on  their wny to rocoimoltei* round Omsk.  Tho ferryboat wns still two lengths  from tho shoro. The boatmen redoubled thoir offorts. Michael himself hpIjs.  ed a pole and wielded It with suporhu*  rnnn strength. If ho could land tho  tarnntiiHs and horses nnd dash off wltb  thorn, thero was samo clinueo of escaping tho Tartars, who were not mounted.  But nil their efforts woro In vain,  Tho soldiers from the first boat shouted.  Michael recognised tho Tartar war-  cry, which Is usually answered by lying  fiat on tho ground.  As uoiilier he nor tbe bontmon obeyed  this injunction, a volley was lot fiy  among tbcm, and two of tbe horses  were mortally wounded.  Tbe squnlls on the sr-n of matrlmonV  have never Iwn fo perilous ns to d������-  ter a woman from taking the hist boat  out,���������New York TIernlf),  Tlio Friend*.  "t see you tiro wearing my old engagement ring,"  "Yes; Isn't It perfectly lovely to br  engaged to Jack?"  "Yes, indeed! He's so delicious]*-  serious about it, Isn't he?"  ;t  A r-  /</o  -T  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS,  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  IF-  Coin Abrasion.  The loss .incurred by the wearing of  coins in cirenhHhm has been made the  subject of precise experiments,  from  which jt was ascertained that the gold  coins lose? SVj per .cent in 100 years.!  Large **il'vt*r coins lose 13^> per cent1  and siiiuJIei-'oues -tl) 'per cent.'. I  MORE EVIDENCE  FROM MONTREAL  That Dodd's Kidney Pills Always  Cure Dropsy.  UP TO DATE TRIMMINGS.  r  -' Dttte Paliua. )  It is. estimated ihat no fewer ,th:in  10.000.000   date   paims   are   scattered  from the mouth of the, Persian gulf,  to beyond the region of BiKdiKl. '  ,* i  A WroiiR Irten. I  A certain officious person once blua-  -tered.-into tho office of XX. J. Ilender- ;  ���������aon, Iho n;::.'.:c ii'Vie, and-hegan to tell '  him what wns tbe .matter with Jean  ���������de   Uesjike's   Interpretation   of   Wagner's "Tristan." ,, ' i  "In tlie tin-it place,",said the caller, In  confident tone's,  "lie's got the wrong :  Idea." '���������  Mr. Henderson looked nt him a moment. "Well," he remarked, "he got  his idea from Wagner. Where did you  get yoursV" ,  WhiHtllnK Women.  "It'sa peculiar fact." remarked the '  -observing youth,' "that only one wo-i  man in t\ thousand can whistJo."  "Nothing  peculiar -about\ that,"   re-j  joined the man with the absent hair. '  "As  long as a  woman  can talk she  doesn't  care   to   whistle."  It- Is   Kidney   DIhoiiko   and   Is   Cured   by  Cm-Ins   tho   KUInoys ��������� Dodd's   Kidney ;  Pills never fall to Cure Um Kldm-yd.  Montreal, Que., June 27 (Special)-  Everyday brings forth frush proof  thnt Dropsy is caused, by diseased  Kidneys and that one' sure way to  euro it is to make the kidneys strong  and healthy by using Dodd's Kidney  Pills. Mr. Geo. Robertson, "392 Ht. -  .lames street, this city, is one of  thoso who havo proved this beyond  thc shadow of a doubt. Mr. Robertson says:  "My feet were so much swollen  from Dropsy that when I pot. out of  bed in tho mornings I could hardly  put them on the floor. My arms used to swell at times so thnt 1 could  not put on my coat. ���������  "I had to bo tupped to relieve me  of the terrible pains.   - ;  "On the advice of a friend I he-ran  to take Dodd's Kidney Pills, and before' I hud used the second box I be- '  gan to feel better.   Seven boxes cur- ���������  ed me completely." 1  RheNimatism, Diabetes,- Bright's i  Disease are some of thc many forms ]  of Kidney Disease that Dodd's Kid- ���������  ney Pills .never fail to euro promptly j  and pernmntly. '     . '       '  Cross   Folds, ' Silk    BrnlAs,    Nnrrem  Frills and SUiniugs All Popular.  Crossway folds are among the prominent features of dress. These are simulated tucks and are used on coats and  skirts where the real tuck would be too  clumsy.  Fine braids in all sorts of silky loosely woven patterns will be another feature of smart gowns and coats. Wheels  of tubular braid are used varying in  size from a quarter to a silver dollar.  They are usually distributed at regular  ',   When a  man admits.that his  wife'    The mightiness of the hairpin   ex-  is an angel it"s safe to ask him how  coeds that of both   the   pen und the  llong hu- has been a widower. sword.  | A man knows just what to do in ' A woman may drive her husband to  jthe hour of danger as long as the drink, but she can't make him take  ; danger doe'Jn't show up. water.  It's easier to buy_ some men than it  is to induce them to'stay bought.  r  K  There never was and never will be a  universal panacea, in one romedy, {or ,  All ills" to Ivhich 'fickh is .heir���������the very  ���������nature of- many-:.curatives lieint* such  that were' the serins ot" other unci difter-  ���������entl'y    seated    disease "rooted   in   the  sys-  ��������� torn of the patient���������what would relievo,  "one ill in turn would aggravate the  other." We have, however, in ' Quinine  "Wine,   when  ohtainajile  in  .sound,   imndiil-  'leaned stale, a/remedy for many and  grievous ills. By its j>railual and judicious   use   the    frailest   systems .are- l������l  :into convalescence -and strength by the  influence which- Quinine exerts* on im-  'ture's    own ��������� restoratives.    It   relives   the  .drooping spirits of those with whom a  ���������chronic state of morbid, despondency anil  ���������lack of interest in life" is a disease, and-  by ��������� tranquiJizing the nerves, disposes to  sound and"' refreshing 'sleop���������imparts vigor to^ the action lof .the,blood, which,  being "stimuli)led, courses" through the  veins, strengihening ' tho healthy animal  "unctions of the system, --thoruby   making  _aclivJ.Ly���������tK^eciJssary re_sid_t.iV_s_tj:ength-  ening the frame and giving life to' the  digestive organs, which nn rurally demand increased substance���������result," improved appetite. , Northrop .& Lyman of  Toronto   have given   to  the  public'  tlhoir  -Superior Quinine Wine, at the usual rate,  nnd, gunged bv thc' opinion of st-ifii-  tists, the wine approaches nearest perfect ion ol and in t,ho market. All rii-ui>-  g-ists sell It,  Good   wives,  and   lovm/*-   ones arc  synonymous.  At the Yarmouth. Y.?.1.C.A. Boys'  Camp held at Tuskot Falls in August, I found mKAIlD'S LIKIMEXT  2/iost benefical for sun burn, an immediate relief for colic and toothache.  ALFRED - STORKS,     ,  ��������� General Secretary-.  THE COMMON ILLS  .. OF HUMAN LIFE  The  Stomachy   Laves*   and    SCidney  OSsorder-s   Gan  gfsuaSfy fo������ Sured by  Dr. Chase's'Kidney-Liver Pills  Most of the   ills   of  ������very-day   life  ' come   from   derangements   of tlie digestive system.   -  Eating too  much,    irregular   nioiil  hours, improperly prepared food, the  excessive    use    of    stimulants,    are  among tho common causes of these  . disorders.  The liver becomes clogged and tor-  'pid, the kidneys inactive, and the  * bowels constipated. Tho poisonous  ! waste matter is thrown back into the  ; blood stream, and the result is some  I deadly form of disease.  ! It is. not necessary to he continual-  ! ly dosing if you use Dr. Chase's Kid-  ;noy-Liver Pills.  | This treatment nets directly and  ��������� promptly on the liver, kidneys and  ) bowels, and ensures their proper  I working.  i Indigestion, dyspepsia, kidney 'lis-  : ease, backache, liver complaint, bil-  kiousness and constipation are the ail-  ! ments for which Dr. Chase's Kidney-  I Liver Pills are most frequently used.  !    The story ol* their success in cur  ing such ailments is told by thousands of 'fruitful cured ones.  Policeman Pi'ter C. Morris, 10 Wns-  cana avenue, Toronto, states:���������"For  years I was troubled with-habitual  con-tipation, which I believe is thu  mp.'-.t common ailment of all policemen, I had spent considerable  money in trying all sorts of so-called  remedies for constipation, and was  always disappointed as the jre'lief was  only temporary.  "I now gladly state that I have  been completely cured by using Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, and shall  be pleased to personally recommend  them to any gei'son who wishes to  interview me. I have always advised my friends to use them."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, one  pill a dose, 25 cents a box, at all  dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto. To protect you against  imitations, the portrait and signature of Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous  receipt book author, aro on every  box.  ���������WALKING COSTUME.  intervals around tbe hem of a skirt or  the edge of a flounce, and are repeated  in corresponding style on the bolero or  bodice.  Narrow frills must be taken Into account aiso In enumerating the different  trimmings.   They add an ornate appearance to the simplest of gowns. :   ,. I    Bands of ��������� shirrings now attain the  m-���������hTu^to=^  jJqun  it is to keep a servant girl.  Tt is usually tho   painstaking   man  who lnanajrcs  lo avoid pain,  Life is a one ��������� sided   fight   for , the  man who is his own worst enemy.  Grass widows haven't got the clover market cornered.  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  ay Socal applications nt* they rtwnot reach the  olataaori pcrllon of the-car, TIipi-p Is only ono  way to cure deafness, ami (hat In hy constitutional remedies. DcaCneRH Is canned by an inflamed onnilUlon of the hivicuub liiilnn* nf the  Eustachian Tube. iVhen lliia tube is In named  you have a rumbling sound or linpr-rfecf hear-  UiK, and when It Is nntlraly cloned, Ueafnens Is  Iho result, and unless the Inflammation can bt  taken out and thin tube ruslorod to its normal  condition,, -liftavln*- will be dontroyed forever;  ultio 'cases,'' out of tun lire caused by -Catarrh,  ���������vliieli in nothlni- but' an Inflamed condition of  ttiti mucoiiH tmrfiiecu.  We will ulve One Hundred llollnn* for any  Wise of Doafnoufl (noimed by oiitarrli) that can-  pot bo curort by Tliill'ti Catarrh Cure. Send for  circular-*, fine,  .   I**, J, CHENEY fc CO., Toll***, 0.  Sold by nil clruKKlsifl, i������o.  Hidl'n Family Pllla are tlio bout.  Min-Hnge is ni'ten the outcome of  pof-i.sossin'f n /.rooil income,  No person should ro from home without  a boLtle of  ]'r. ,J. D. KoIIoor's   Dysentery  Coi'ilial  in thoir noasie.ssioi*, tis chan^o of,  wiitcr,   cookin/r.   eliiiiato,   etc.,   frcijuciitly j  liriinr1-   on   sminnor   i:omphiint, ami thoro '  ie noiliiiiR-  like  heiiiK  ready  with  a suro  renii'dy  nt iiand,   \yhich  oltentinies  sa%es  ���������jrent ^ suiTei'iiii;',   and   frequently,  valuable  mes.    ilus  ('ordirtl  1ms uuimd  for  itself  ti   v.'iile .siireiifl    i-eimliUlon    for  in-oinpt     relief   from   nil  nluiuLh. /  nffordiiiK  sunimer    coin-  U is Imtlcr to collect our thou������hts  than to borrow other people's.   '.  MIMB'S LlfllENT is nsBd by PHyslclani, """  Doubt dotermines nothlni:  iff.  width, and in many cases they are.j  edged on either side with wide irregu- j  lar applications of lace. ]  The new coats as well as the gowns ',  dispay rich underslceves of lace aud ;  mull, The newest undersleeve is oue '  composed of,many tluy rufliings. I  The new spring eillc frocks ^are. of j  taffeta and & soft, luminous weave of ,  French silk. They require to be plait-;  ed, gauged or trimmed in some way to '���������  give them chic folds., ���������        ��������� i  Fine black cloths always form n ,  ���������mart costume, and'in the Illustration |  you'will see* an csnmple of this, Tin j  tucking figures largely on coat and j  skirt. The latter, by the way, ls a very i  new model. JUDIC OEfOLI-ET.    \  OUR BLIND SPOT. I  STRENGTH  UNIFORMITY  COLOR.   .   .  Lethbridge, Alta., May 22nd. 1904.  Messrs.  The Ogilvie Flour Mills Co., Ltd.,   . Winnipeg Man.  l'\iith owes her force to I'ncl.s,"  Kiclclnp- raises notliini*- but dust.  Do not believe nl]   yon honr  bu suru to believe all yuu sny,  m limn liniment m tbe how,  but  i    Siih'dtimi  cope,  is more   than a firo es-  Mecliiroclty Iw the nrl of exchn'miner  Bomothliipf yon don't want for sinni*-  'thing' you rlo, j  T.pvoV'h Y-/ (Wino 11 ond) DlHlnfi'iitiiiit  Honp 1'ini-flur Ih linttor lliun oilier pnwiln-H  iih It  Ik hoth Houp und (llHliifectiiiit,  Do you��������� omphfislso your own vlr-  tintH by i!ii.hirK'l.iitJ[ on' tho fulllun* of  otlioi'K,   .,;.,-'  1 m*^**^t������mimmtmwma*mmmmmmmm*j  TToi'hoIohn inllk wn-rp-ons for tho delivery of cowlcHH milk In tibout tho  limit.. _.(, /���������   "  mm<mmtmmmtmmmmu ''���������^������������������"'ggggf''*!*!"'*!'''1!*'1'*^'*''  :   ^,ll*tull iH.not a mutter of vocabulary,  TIMK   UAH  TIOMTKI)   IT.-Tlnio   toHtu  n!l  thinm-)-.  thai    which Ih   worthy   liven  lluil. which Ih Inimical to iiitin'H  ivelfnro  jii'i'lshcH.      Time       Iuih       1110 veil      Jir,  \ I liuiiiiiN     lu'lei'li'ii!     nil,      Kriiiii    a    low  tlioiiHiinil    holUt-H    ii)    tlio   aarl.v   iluyH  or   llh   iiiiintifiH'turo   tlio    dpniiuul    Iihh  i'Inimi ihi thnt nmv I.I10 iii'iiilmtlou |m rm-ji-  i nif Into tho huiHlro'lH   of   thouNuntlK of  lliotllOH,   Wluit  Im. hu oagtirly Hoiiuht for  llltlHt   l)U  B'OOll,  With Clod life nud  1T10118,  li.)V,D,iir6 synony-  Ayer's  You can depend on Ayer's  Hair Vigor to restore color to  your gray hair, every time.  Follow directions and It never  fails to do this work, It stops  Hair Vigor  fallingofthe hair,also. There'*  great satisfaction in knowing  you are not going to be disappointed, Isn't that soP  ��������� "Mr trnlr f������4t4 nntll It wm tt������n������ whJH. II  tort Juit oa* bottln of Artr'i H������lr Vif or it  SMorf It to H������ former d������ik. ti-th wl������f.. Taw  Sua*  mm  A llttlo  Horrow,  A inhnrp  flngoi'H,  Bllonco  may snvo n lot of  mnn  hIwii.vh eutH IiIh own  Hopontnnco cannot tour up tho roots  Of   thU   pltKt.  I A Portion of Every Eye In Abaolntcly  Inicn-tlltlo to Ltffht.  j.  On the brick of the eyeball ls n peculiar expansion of the fibers of the optic  ' nervo which Is called the retina.   Every part of this is not equally sensitive  \ to the action of llRht.   A small portion,  where the organisation is most perfect,  j ls culled from its color tbe yellow spot.  ; This ls only one six-thousandth of  I an inch in diameter, yet It produces  ' the most perfect sensation of vision.   ! A llttlo nearer to the none Is another 1      j^-j-j-^������������������-������������������- ������������������--���������  ' spot, wblcb���������thoutfh full of fibers of the ;   Ti is nlwn.vH ensy to  1 optic nerve, is nbHolutoJy Insensible to .people's enemies.   j light nnd is therefore cnllod tho "blind"  , spot,   This can bo easily proved by  putting two big dots threo Inches apart  on a piece of paper, oloslug tho right  I eye nnd looking at the left bund dot  i and moving tho paper toward you till  tho loft hand dot disappears,  Holmholtz In his lecture tolls us thnt  "this blind spot Is so largo that It might  provont our seeing cloven moons If  placed side by side, or a man's face at  a distance of only six or sovon foot,"  and that "Mnrlotte, who discovered  tho pbonorj-tinon, amused Charles ll.  and bis court by showing thoro bow  they mlgbt see each other with their  heads cut off,"  Gentlemen/'  As I am giving up the baking  bu-Iness on June ist., I wish before retiring  to compliment you on the quality of both  your Hungarian and Glenora Patent brands  of flour. I have ".ever found any other to  equal them in st*������ngth, uniformity or color,  and could get more bread from your flour  per sack than any other I ever used. In  my twenty-two years' baking experience I  tried several brands but always came back  to your brands as being the most satisfactory.  Wishing you. continued success and thanking you for your most liberal business treatment, I am,  Yours truly,  ,    (Signed) S. R. Brady.  forgive other  1 To hi> cuni"intent rt mnn haH to bo  , hotter than most people.  j .SK1NAI.S OF DAXOKU.-Hiwo you  lust your aiilii'tito'/ Uuvo you a coiiloil  it mi-rue? Hnvo vmi nn iiii|ilciiHiint timte  I hi tho iiuiutli?  Pooh youi" limni ucho iuul  I hnvo you iII/./iIiiohh ?. if ho, your Htoitincli  i In out ol' onlur mill you noocl nioill-  'din*. Hut yon do inn \\\e niodU'liU'.  Ilia tint! protora alvkiirt-a to1 modicinu  i niuHt  Niiltor.   liut undi'i* the  I'liTUiliHtiini'iw  II lit* iv Ino mini would |iiiiriii-o   u   box   of  riii'iiinU'iJ'H   Voffi-tdhlo   IMIIh 1111*1 MiiniMllly  I <'iH   lilinsolf   Into   lu'ulth,   and strivo to  ltt-op HO.  If n mini h'tiK"!Iu,hf'  ehortons his days.  his nights   ho  Tho ninn who tnkof*  Hfn as a  itlwiiyH flndH It iv hitler one.  doso  No man  Ulllpll  Ollt  voitchos tho Btngo of trl-  U,'     lilt'  ftllfl't-t   III    11 ini,  Vlrtuo mny be ItH own reward, but  It Ih not its own ndvortisinnr agont,  foui*.  for  .o.ATnooH  Fading Hair  A man   makes no   particular pro-  ;j>'������" *>���������* jvittlnn; lilnioi*lf on 1bi> hnr.k.  Any man who has to got up and  rot hl������ own breakfast whllo hfs wlfo  llos In bod Is llkoly to feel llko turning tho "Ood nirms Our Homo" motto to tho wall.  "Keep your seats, ploaso, ladies  it nil ni'Ull.'iueii," said a tliontrlml  munngor; *'ihpro J������ no danger whatever, but for somo Inoxpllcnblo reason tho ftan has none out." Then a  boy shouted from tho,gallery; "Perhaps It didn't llko tho show."  Golni*.  Mrs. Noxdore-That piano we bought  for our dflughtor wns a groat bargain.  We bought It at nn auction, you know.  Mrs. Popproy-Oh, thnt may account  (or Itt Mrs. Nojrdore���������Aceount for  wlmt'f Airs, rt-t*(j''M*--TU fact thnt  Wa liuliitf. ^1^'. sows-  mmmmmmmmmmmmmm������Mmmmwm*mw  Womnn'ii fll>hti,  ITottle���������t bellevo In woman's rights,  Gortlo-Then you think every woman  nuouUl.lm>* a wU? Hclt.'c No, !ji-t 1  think ovory woman should havo a voter, mmKmmMm^mmmmm^mmm  The elvtllROd savage la tbe worst of  all ���������avage-s.-Webor,  ttiHteatemont Kovr Oat.  Minx Hunter���������Weren't you surprised  when you hoard about toy horso running away wltb mot  Mr. Jolller-Not very, I'd do the  tame thing myself If I tot tbe clt-once.  -Chicago Chronicle.  A mnn can feel good without bolng  Iespecially good.  i MNABD'S LINIMENT Merman's Friend,  ;   In order to bo  say it good doal.  {' <-.���������...���������.  1   Worry    is  conioH to out  populur  forget   to  ifiHMAIIlivPlbtS  TUB OHK.VT KMIMSH RKMKOV.  rmmUONIAL from "thTuit HITt SAM*  PEL BAKKn, th������ f������mom KIU Explor������ij  ���������N������wtoii Abbot, Uovon, U������*r ������ir���������������1  hnv* dolaytd my thank* ��������������� 1 -vlnhtil tt  tint tht ���������Ami ol UUlr'i Pill* hy ������ -<u������.  ������ttnt" IntsrvAt of tlm������,  "For ttn yturi I ha������i eutterod acutely  Irom Gout and llf������ ht-tl toit Hu ������ttr������.b>  tion owlnjto tht unoortnlnty of.htullk  ������-,<) tht tuiWtn vlHitttUoim of tli* tnmy  wlilcli nroRtrttMi rot tor monthi, or workt,  tocordlng to tht vtrulunc* of tht -ituoki,  ������������������ninlri Pilli btvt rtndtrtd mt tnimttiM  itrvict, m 1 no longtr ftar an ntllek of  Qnut,  "For tht latl twtnty montht 1 luvt  been comparatively traa, at ont ot twt  ������i.������������tnpt������f vlaUatioti* havt tiotn lmmtd������v  (���������������������������ly ttampad nut by tht iitlitnnot tl'  Qlalr't Plllt,  'Truly .rou'rt (Sljrntd) flawl. W. Baktr"  l.v'iin-ii Runt A uo.. Montrtal and Tor*  ���������ntt-i Tht Bolt IJrijf Co., WlnnlB������**s Tht  Vartin, Holt * Wynnt Co., Wtnniptf.  .Wl^g  liiuaaiBiiijBLj'.j  -msa  tho   worst  Uouiu,  Woll     Mull  W������j must lovo tho cross boforo tho  crown to win tho crown after tho  cross.    ���������  DO NOT liF.I.AW-Wlun, throuiih dt������-  hilltalod 'lltfot-tlvo or-mti*. poison finrt*  iih v,������y tutu tl<������ UUhhI. Ihe prlim- *on-  ������lijf������rntlrtn Ih to irnt tha pobton out aa  .rnpl'Hy mnl ������h thnrouohiy na poaalblo.  l-i'liv ninv    ������n������'nn    ������ll������n������-t������������r.     Vnrtiiti'eo'u  \ftJf\n\Hf     I'iiik     mil     it������     Ii.lilai   ,1   tuuav .  VAluoblo ivnd t'ffccilve medidnA to ������h������i������11  I>ii������ Intri'ilcr wiih Tba.v twvpr fnll. Th**,**  t*-f������ nt onco to tho N*������tnt of the troublo  and work a |tc<rimttioiit euro,  Nothing miccwilg whero  falls.  tho  soul  More thin half tha battle in  cleaning grewy dishes Is in tht  fojtp you use, U It's Sunlight Soip  it's tht best*  A fir-fin Rlo%*o often hides  n  dirty  hand.  a  IM  V   Me>    Ae������T manmaamemmmmamammmmmmmm.  amamamamm  Tl  .sbtL  j^jtta^S^-WWW'^^  ���������^oi ���������-���������������������������������' ���������>-������������������������������* *������ 'w*!-"  ���������^^���������tWl^W'WTPWw'r*^'***1'  ISSUED UV15RY TUBS DAY.  ������ionpoiott....,.......$Sooayear,  -*^>Z?������-i--liaffiSSg3l8^  .r5*Advort.iserfv/b.o want %'ne.u ad  Ringed, should sot copy ia toy  If q.nj. day before issue  Tho Editor will not hs ruajwnaihle for th������*  views, sentiments, or an error's o( cmnvosi-  tiou of letter correaj-ondehta.   ^^^^^-^mm^^mm^om.,wmViaKf*etm;tuwm*>tt  Job Work Strictly C. 0. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  THE PREVENTION OF  TUBERCULOSIS.  A large nnd'influential, meeting  w.-is he-lil.in Victoria lately todv-cuss  tlie erection of a sanitarium' in the  Kamlobps"district for the treatment  of persons suffering froai consumption. It reemi" to be a most la-ud-  able undertaking aiwl^me in which  the-jtaople .of thje^distiict should  n** it** by subscribing to the, iund.  The public ia asked to subscribe  one dollar per year for fen years  which with aid from the Dominion  and Provincial governments will  e.'.uble a suitable structure with  skilled attendants to be supported,  and a great threatened or actual  calamity averted. The disease,  which is most insidious in its onset  and often relentles-s in its course,  and which may be largely prevented, is one about which we -jannot  be indifferent and should not. long  er be inactive. To health boards,  either national or  local,  must be  largely intrusted the primai'y ��������������������������� .protection'of the people against the  danger. Whi'e con?unvt>ti -n thus:  logically'be clashed' with diptheria  and scarlatina iind sniuir pox as a  communicable germ'- iii?' a^, it" is.  in fact, in the'light of;. our presen;  knowledge,when intelligently cared for, so little'liable to spread that  it is properly exempt from some of  those summary roe's bu res which  healvh authorities are ������������������justified in  adopting with the more readily and  less avoidably communicable nui-  ladies. But while extreme mfivs-  urea are not called for, local health  boards must soon act in the prevention of tuberculosis. Unquestionably ono of .,the urgent duties  ���������immediately before m in all parts  of tho land where consumption prevails is,the establishment of a sani-  tr.rium or special hospitals in which  this diseaee can be treated und its  victims safely eared fojj. And so  to-day the outlook for those in .tho  earlier stages of this disease is in a  considerable proportion of cases ox  tremely encouraging. Tho great  and beneficent work which has  been accomplished by Trudenu in  tbe Adirondack woods, in at onco  widening iho bnumls of knowledge  of tuberculosis and in carrying to u  successful ihhuo in so many tho  varied and delicate procoenoe of oure  is a cheering exnmple of what may  be accomplished wiih pwii-tent devotion, by the light of our new  kno'vbdge, in niiu-tciiiij' a malady  so' long i'onyidort'il hopulwss  Prohibiting ("pitting in public reports, halle, atrof ti", stores, churehes,  etc., U the fiihl sioji in the right ili-  ynf.f'nw   r. ,��������� fl   I (-,������������ ]<\\V  hi   tblfl     rAWIV'f't,  it'i]] Uyl !'- '-(,��������� '!:���������!'!';' I'M'i'rrc:!,  The BC. Mining Kxchai)|jo is  doing good work for the Province  m more ways tunn out-, oy mi v������*r-  tit-ing thf niiiilib ui ihcvMUulry ,m<\  bringing it.*- ''ni...'-'.iMi<,f' liffo-o the  vyett of capital. Tho n |N.|-|.H'in'i-  tained in ti*" Auyn-t i> n>- nfion tho  progret-9 of ih.������ miiiin;- !*������������������ tn,-*i*y tire  VCty   onc/iur**l'l������t}>.       r,v    .ri'iv.u  is inb-rr-tod in '.be i������nv.t n iiiind  w������alth of IU'. vfiould :������' ������������������.*���������.������������������������������������ \���������>  CtiUo- li ^il\e<ul}.<-i u> the,   (..(  \r\g ^Vf.h^^rro 'ln-S   \i<\\ ���������-������������������  :-  naaBjiE(KEK-rafiTO^w������txasarosi*-HB  ,'    ��������� i!f.-1.- '-'I I!'1    -oiYw   'h  -^ts^'  Burns Coal, Coke  or Wood  Two sets of grates are  supplied -with every  Kootenay Range���������one for cool and the other for cofce or wood���������  and the flues are wide and deep, with no square corners, so that  the cshes and soot produced by soft fuels cannot clog up the  smoke and draft passages*  This feature of the Kootenay Range is a fazidvi success,  The grates are so easily changed that a hoy can perform  the operation.  Sold hy all enterprising dealers*   Booklet free*  Toronto,     Montreal,      Winnipeg,  Vancouver,     St. John, N*B.  *3*"32SJ  C. H. Tarhei.l, Bole Agent.  iii.������  <���������������  Hono-a Vultt-' f-.r < v<ry <" ;Ur fo  what yon ct*t o\\\xc Corner $\t\xc.  Messrs Beaven and Fletcher*of  Fletcher Bros, music dealers, Nanaimo and, Victoria, were canvassing the district in the interests of  the firm lust week. s  No. 18 got stalled at No. 7 mine  Jast^Jday,_and_the_^bJiJ3Mjt0���������.  .walk home    The engine was soon  about as lively as ever however.  Mr St< ddait's auction sales last  week Avcre well attended and many  good bargain'-'Yesultod to bidders.  Miss Sophia Gan.et arrived on  Thur'dny to spend a holida with  her grand parents, fy-r and Mrs  Geo. G.'ieve at..Comox.  Mr John Williams and Mrs  Stuart are visiiing their relatives  Mrs Kilpatrick and Mrs Fife. Mrs  Stuart, formerly Miss Williams,  has ju.4 relumed from the Klondike  Tbe full lino of fittings and equipment for the Aldexandra Ward and  operating room havo arrived, and  in a few days th>se parts of the  hospital will be furnished in n  manner which will render them in  every way thoroughly up-to-date,  News was received by relatives'  here that Mr Harry Roy, cousin of  Dave Roy, Mrs Millard nnd Mrs J,  R. Grny, had bron killed by a fall  of rock in Piolou, N.S., where ho  was employed. The sad news of  bin demise in received with regret  by "tbe frinida in Cumberland,  tt. T, Lowory N now conducting  tho editorial departmont of Iho  "hedge" in Nelson. This city can  now boast of having two of Ihe  ablest newspaper men in BO.  Cnrlov of tho "Economist,"  and Lowory of the "Ledge."  Tho death occurred nt Van Anda  on S:\iuidny tbe 18th, of Mr Alex  Graham, formerly of this town find  Comox. Tho deceased won a young  man univi��������� really reppocted. The  late Mr Graham was a brother of  Mrs Matt Piorcy of Grantham, and  Mr tt. Graham, wtio eome yearn ago  was proprietor of the Counonny  Houeo Not long ago the late Mr  Grtibam wig in tho employ of Mr  .   il  ���������    I!"WC  ,".!   'M''**  Wl-,.,������f     TV,  funeral took place from tho ret������i-  dt-.ucoof hirisister, Mw J, McGi-vo.",  at Vintoria,  Mr M. H. Simri������onf  th.>  High  bchoul  Principal,  is   back   again  , in,..,   i*   well carno'l   v-icti'm  in  ( Kiii-torn Canada and the States. In  hi? trip he visited the Kooieiiay.*,  going through Orour** Nest and bo  ������ no  bv ihe C.P.U, to Port Arthur  and Fort VViiiiu..*.   i'l.iiii ila-ie hu  toure������l   tbo  I'netii  Lukw,   rinally  arriving     ������f   Toronto,    After ���������  stay in that city, he visited his  home in Woodstock, and after a sojourn there he proceeded to Chicago,  St Paul, St Louis, where he remained a wi-ek, then on to Minneapolis,  and so finally back to the scenes of  his labours here.���������Mr~Si5Tp-^nooW  well;   and   is   heartily  welcomed  home   by   his   many friends,  the  "News", thrown in.  Mr P. Sioddart has on view in his  window two h mdsome sp-'cimens i f  the goldsmith's art. One is a medul  presented by Mr P. Stoddart to the  Comox Agricultu-al S ciety, to be  ���������awarded to tho pt-rson exhibiting  the best aggregation of live stock at  the coming exhibition in Courtney.  The face of the medal is delicately  engraved in intaglio, with a wreath  of maple, and the inscription���������  "Comox Agricultural Society, 1904,  awarded by P, Stoddart for the best  display of live stock." Tho reverse  is figured in relief, each corner of  an imaginary, f-quaro inside the  circle bearing respectively a group  of horses, cattle, sheep and swine.  The cewre bears tho Rojal Arms,  and the whole is relieved by a deli  cato wreath of gram. Tho presentation is valued at 150. The other  is a jewel of the Druids Past Noble  Arch, a flat bar ongraved with the  U.A.OJ). of tlio order, from which  depend-" by chuina ti circular disk  embossed with a grandly executed  wreath of oak, the emblem of tho  Order. The Royal Lion and Crown  occupies tho centre, and a flat margin is engraved with the names of  tho profcontiug Lodge and the reci  pient. Five stars depend by chains  from the lower part. V< th those  are worki" of the highest art.  COMOX  AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY  WEDNESDAY   AND  THURSDAY  SErrjtM'n-ii '21 si & 22i.d,  For Beat Exhibit of Liv Sfc<ck, splendid  RoM mudal yr sonted  liy P Stoddait, Eq  For Best colleoli���������n Gladiolan (exim prize)  ���������100 visiting oards. presented hy W, B,  AndorBon, Eiq.  For Kent collection nf Tnaeots, Plants and  Graasoa, nwd������ this yetir, by tho young people of Coiiioif District���������Mr T. Cairns will  give two prizes, l*t $6. 2nd S-i.  Special Prize for Bear Two H ft" Orphi-i������~  ton Chickens, presented bv Mr G. Leigl.ton  1st $2,. 2ug $1.  K- ^. Hi4L'UD,vv. Sncy.  TENDERS.  TENDERS for the privilege of holding a  Refreshment Stand in the kitchen adjoining  tne Agricultural   Hall   during   Show dav,  September 22���������d,   w U lie received  by the '  undersigned up to noon on September 10th.  TENDERS fo,r the privilege of selling  fruit, candy, ice-cream, etc, on the grounds  on Show Day, September 22,id, IwilJ be ie-  ceived hv the undersigned up till noon on  Septembei 10th.  These tenders may be left at MoPheeV  store, Courtenay, or McPh-Va butcher shop  Cumberland.  R M. Halliday,  Socy   AgrionUural Society.  .?'  , NOTICE.  To Whom it may Concern���������  QN Fndty, August the 19th, 1904, the  Chineao t.'o-operative Society. On  Li-nog U'ui, of Uuion, B.C., dissolved by  mutnal agreement. At an open meeting on  the abjve di.to all certificate* issued by this  Society were redeemable iu full with interest by the treasurer and manag- r, Lai Yuan.  / The Society then re-organ'"zed under the  name of -he Wo Yie Wui. The organization is to be registered under  the laws and  .8_tatutes__iif,British.Columbia,-gi)verniug8Uch-  institutions.  Yoiiciin pel Pir Bo-*'p, Overalls.  Pit Caps, &c... at took bottom prices  at the Corner Store.  Your  Mark  i In The World!  Don't be satisfied to work  along in the same old way  for low wages. We can  help you carve out a successful career. Thousands  have increased their salaries  by following: our plan. We.  can train you in spare time,  and at small cost, for any  of the following positions:  Mechanical, Electrical, Steam, Civil, or  rig Engineer; Electrician; Surveyor;  Architect; Draftsman; Bookkecpsr; Stenographer; Teacher; J;how-',.ard Writer;  Window Dresser; or Ad Wrltur. '  "Write TODAV. '���������fii-tln n -r-Mch, position liueiosts yon. to v|  INTERNATIONAL.' :  Correspondence    Schools  Box 799, SCRANT0N. PA.  OR MIL OS Ol)** EQCAL r>BF*I������SBITiTI/*������-  T W Martindale,     -    Mondy Block,  P O IS.>x, 249. Victoria,"B.C.  TO BE DRAWN FOR  ��������� An E1 Ptm 11 n.Kodak, 4-J x 3-J film.  Cost $25 in Nn iv York, in p-rfe-t.  order; a first-das'- innlnnyif-nt.;  Tickets 25c. each���������Apply this offlco.  KEWING  Co,.  NANAIMO,    B.C.  "-"���������i���������-*ir'i njirn-rrii-iiTrrajmmmu  Tht* vnrly n-'tnrn i������f 'ho Bock liner BuBi*><n in oi interest to tho  brt'ivr ��������������� w-ll us ihe publio, and (ho  ��������� n  U NJ O N  *  For   ]?04.  "Trails of tbe l-athtinders," a  ponn** of articlca now running in  ������������������ForoKt and Stream" from the tnl.  'ented pen of Mr Geo. Bird Grionell,  ui\, !:!;:��������� Dr Br.vly'': -Til^nf Tn-  dian Wars" In Pearsons, among  tlie most inti'ieisting, iu������d historic  ally valuable paperu that have appeared of late yeari*. Cru������i]������iU������d  largely from original uidi*;- of tra-  \*n)f.r-*1 fboy o*"������n1riii most, thrlll'r.ir  ile-'CriptioiiH of the wanderingH of  early explorers of North America.  MttnKmixio. Ii������wii & Clarke, Pike,  and niuny otuu'ii iigxitv in U.t.fc  narratives, which are writi-ii in n  way to kwp intert*������i alive fiomotart  to finUh.  One cannot realij*-, when  Will i^uiii hliow that up    il uuro tins beeu tukon in ihe nmuufaoturo of tho sup-rlw'T  urliiilo.   The Union ttrowing-U.i.'u Book has boen bruwoud for u iminber of moatht1 ���������  and Htnrod iu.thoir lam. u������ iwilur-t innil it has roaohed thu proper age, and to nonr  ON BIUUGHT AT ALL HOTELS.  Royal Bank oP Carjada  "���������"'������������������������������  <������������������.���������.,������������������������������������>���������������.>*      ���������    ���������  '     -      "      ' ill      "��������� -   -    -  1  ^���������^T_w^._.__������������������.mmm^__������^  Capital (paid up) ,  $8,000,000  Hoaerva Fund 8,000,000  Undivided Profltu 108,505  T. M; KRNNV, 1-iuwiuk-it, R, L. PKA8R, Gkmkhac Makaoiih,  ""��������� * *. ;       ��������� .,    , . [    - - fi,.  BRANCH AT  CUMBERLAND.  Saving Bank Department s���������DoponHu of $\ uml upward* reoeiverl 1 Iutereit al*  allowoil at ourraiit rata-i, onnipnmidrd twioo oauh yonr ������u 30ih Juno and ftlat Deoomlwr  Druftt* ou all potutv bought and Hold,  R. K.WALKER. Manaoto;'?���������  OFFICE HOURb 10 to 3;   Sniiirdny, to to n;   Open I'.iy Nights, 7 p.m 10 9 p,n\  reading of places now occupied by  large towns or farming settlements,  11  that theso intrepid explorers in their  day, when visiting these place* for  the first t'mo, woro often in imminent danger of death from bontllo  Indians, starvation, and the thou  sand olbor perila of the pioneer,  VI  Wi  1  "iii  Aflfl  IO .AXiILj wa JLBISZ  m i������ilnni||i������������  Whether Kuropatkin intend? to  Arcep?. ''I'ttl'J nt f.'.an Ying mr������y  not he known for Mjvoral da.vn but  it is thought he will withihi-w  northward having found he i������ ������������<������t  stronB enough to cope with tbe Jtw  pancso and re������li������pd that Lino Yang  i������ uu Un������(iei Uit.ihU. uu account of  tbo Japanose thrr-aloning hi* wwl  rear.  TUST a chnnce to show you Ihtt vj  J we a ��������� v-11 yo please our oustomert ,v������ ]  by i-uppiviiit" tl em with the UJiJrtT -ui  MKA'IS nt the lowwt markH V\  price*". A tiial ordtr will couviuoi-  you. p  THE CITY  Meat   Mavket^j  W. W. McKAT, Proprietor.  *i-to*Mk*.i������ e- **$i&mii#ma*&**m'������<i!  SSfak  "��������� ���������**"���������*������������������������-

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