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 fr  TWELFTH  YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   B. C.   WEDNESDAY, JANY 4, -Q05  JAN 9 ~ 1905  AT THE BIG STORE  iecial Sale  To clear up ODD LINES of this  season's DRESS GOODS, Ready  to Wear Hatn, Jackets and Waterproofs,   c. Regardless of Cost  Ready-tp-Wear  Hats.  Sale Price, H 75  Here are a few lines-   Ladies' and Misses' Trimmed and  Pattern Hats���������Regular Price,   * 10;  Ready-to-Wear Hats  Ready-to-Wear Hats  $350;  2.50;  it  DRESS GOODS in the Newest Weaves  to be sacrificed at prices that will make  "    a *peedy clearance.  Several Ladies' and Children's Winter Jackets <& Waterproofs  By buying these Goods you will not only save money but will get  the taott desirable goods shown this season.  8. LMSSB. & CO., Ltd.,    Cumljerlaiid.  Nteh#Iles&4^enouf,-U.  61  YATES STREET,   VICTORIA, B. O,  ������  Just rec<  ceived large *h^>ment of  CULTIVATORS,  SEED DRILLS,   WHEEL HOES, Etc.  VBBY LATK8T IMPROVEMENTS.  Call and'see them or write for catalogue* and prices.  Telephone 82. Bole Agents' for B.O. P.O. Drawer. 563  Masonic   Bail.  The second annual masonic ball  was held  on   Wednesday   evening  last in the Cumberland Hal I.   The  arrangements were as neany  perfect as it was possible to make them,  there was a large attendance oi the  votaJies ot this pleasure, but  that  individual spirit of jollity and bon  hommie,   which    makes   itself  so  manifest in some gatheringp and is  so conspicuously abseiitNf rom others  was abroad in full force,  and   almost seemed to dinprOvo   the   assertions that are so frequently made  as to the ridiculous cliqu'ism  of so  called society.   If the ball was not  carried through in an entirely free  arid democratic spirit. aV any rate,  one and all made it their business  to keep their prejudices and class  instincts strictly in the background  As a* result the evening was a success, iivtbe highest degree and seve������  r'al people have declared that it was  bnO of the jolliest affairs.thay have  ,ever attended.    The hall had been  prettily decorated with flags, bunt  ing, etc., artistically arranged, while  the insignia   of   the* order   added  greatly to the general eff ct of *the  decorations.   The orchestra was in  good form and not only furnished  excellent music but.were also( very  good natured and obliging in the  matter of playing the many extra,-  insisted upon.    The supper provided by Mrs Piket was all that could  be desiredi.every seasonable delicacy being on the bill of fare.    The  affair was very successful  and  the  varied committees in charge deserve  tbe greatest credit for the splendid  result of their united efforts.  *  The music lovers of Cumberland  were mostly accorded  the pleasure  of dancing to the. Bantly  orchestra  W~vri^TiaTfrTTlfe^fi"*:8t'timev���������-The*  quartette, Messrs   Bantly, violin;  Carrol, clarionet;   Cooper, oome't  and Sehl, piano, rendered! their excellent repertoire with a grace and  finish that excited rounds ot admiration, and well sustained ihe reputation borne*by the-performers.  MR GRANT RETURNS.  Mr R. Grant, M.P.P. returned  Saturday from his trip to K -mlonp-*,  where, it will he remembered, he !  went some time ago on account of  his health. While there, he vi.-lttd  the Old Men's Home, and saw there  in several well-known Comoxians,  D.Murray, W. Fr-er, D. McMillan  John Holme.**. Poor Holmes died  during Mr Grant's stay in Kam-  loops, on Christmas day.  Asked regarding the country, Mr  Grant is enthusiastic    Theclimule  is perfection, and on Mr Fortune's  ranch, where he stayed mainly, the  Bight of thousands of horses -and  cattie. feeding on seemingly limitless ranges, of lovely"orchards and  farms reclaimed from desert by ir  rigation, has caused Mr Grant to  lose all conceit in our Island holdings.   At present every eye is turned   towards   the   Bulkley   Valley  country, and there is no doubt a  large influx of settlers will  take \  place there in the. spring.    For the  hundredth time, the prospects for  the stock raiser in tbere are said to  be the best in the world and now  that it seems probable   that   the  G.T.P. will traverse the country in  that vicinity, no doubt the available lands will be quickly taken.  Mr Grant is lopking quite himself again, and feels as fit as  he  looks.  RiA  e-  vv~  .���������V***  CASH STORE.  *  will Bell for the next 30 days  100 Curtain Poles with Brass  or Wood Fittings, complete,   40cte. each  60 Window Blinds at.. .40cts each  150 Window Blinds... .50c. to 25c.  *  3 only   Re-acting Washing  Machines,   $7 25  1 dozen Dinner and Soup Plates $1  A large quantity of Glassware,  Crockeryware, Tinware, Stoves,  Paints, Cutlery, etc., etc., will be  sold cheap to make room for my  Spring supply.  t.eTbate,  DUNSMUIR AVE, Cumberland  Ar-1  ,,*v.  PUBLIC   MEETING.  The undersigned do hereby call a  public meeting to be held in the  .City Hall on Thursday evening,  January 5th, at 8 p m. The candidates for the office of Mayor are invited to attend and give their views  expression. Mayor Shortjajnyited  to ta!ke the chair. r  Signed���������R.'S. Robertson, C. H.  Tarbell, T. Whyte B Moore,  A.H. 1-V.acey, S. Shore, T.E.  Bale, J. Bruce, S.-H. Riggs,  D. Kilpatrick, and others.  =t  HOP MMSHIRS SINCE 1862.  eile r Bros. >  Furniture combine* Beauty, Comfort and Durability.  Weiler Bros.  Havo the largest a^ortment to ohoose from.  Weiler Bros.  Make speoial furniture to ordor.  Weiler Bros.  Employ tbe host Upholsters aud Drapers,  Weiler Bros. ,  tjluarantee their goods to give 8a\isf������otlon.  Weiler Bros.  t Grow because of the Pair Treatment of all,  Weiler Bros.  Solioit your Orders and Invite Correspondent)*  BHOWB OM8���������5 Storey and Basement building���������Oovernmeot Street.  WARE-ROOMS-3 Storey bulldlng-Broughton Street.  FAOTORY-3 Storey and Basement building���������Humbolt atreet.  New line of air-tight and other  heaters just in at the Big -Store. See  our windows���������special low prices.  MrB Hannah Crowl, wife of ensign  Crowl, died early Wednesday morning at her home near Millville at  the age of 22 years.     A child was  born to her, and the attendant complications caused death.   Mrs Crowl  was a daughter of Mr and Mrs Job.  Lippiait of Millville.   In addition -.  to the parents she is survived by  "her-husband-two sisters and-seven���������  brothers.���������Daily News, Salem. Ohio  Mrs-Crowl was a sister of G.Lippiat  The drawing for the Little Jewel  piano, at Messrs Fletcher Bmb.,  Nanaimo resulted in ticket No 5640  winning. , t  .->'>  - -A1*  vf-fsf!-*'!  l   ���������      "...  CARD   07  THANKS,.  The undersigned begi to thank  all thos-e who so kindly ant-toted us  in out late eta iwrfetaveuraui,.   .    Mrs Jas Stkanq.  CO LIT.  Tiro pleasant rooms to let, upper  Sari of town.  Enquire ai New  ifflce.  .  ,  ���������  so odot a oou>w owii ������at.  m uxmy* bromo������QWNiira Ta*  \eU AHiteMhamreteed theeaee������tif it  (Si Urn****. OtW. lignetm !���������  ���������aatabbas, fiSe.  Arthur Denton wai unfortunate  ouougb to have a foot injured lutst  week? ^  '���������Jfcvery uuewbioii on Coal tututing1  is taken from the International  Correspondence School* Textbook*.  They are tbe beat authority on Coal  Mining."���������Andrew Bryden.  P&esengere Tuenhy--Mri M<?rri-  field, O. Hoi met, ��������� Peieer, J. Maxwell, i. Matthiaon, ���������- Devlin, Hy  Reifel, J. Mahror. M. Morgan.  Butter for cooking 20o per lb. at  Napier & Partridge!-.  Local and Personal  NOTICE.  i  In future .the News will be issued  on Wednesday instead of Tuesday as  heretofore.   ���������  Each I. C. S. course is a special  course,  The Japanese are celebrating the  fall of Port Arthur to-day.  The Big Store for school supplies.  The New,Year's dance Monda-  evening   wns   largely   patronised  and-a pleasant evening was the re-  bttlt.  LOST���������A aum of money on Comox  Road. Leave it at the NB^sof*  flee and receive reward,  The Athletic Club is increasing in  strength steadily.      Twenty  new]  members have lately joined,  For Sale, at a sacrifice, large well  built house, suitable for boarding  or double house. A great bargain  Got. particulars from W.Willa.iu>,  Miss Ramsay gave a nice at home  in the City Hall last Friday evening to her many fri-nda. The guests  enjoyed themselves at various gum us  anil wiiuud up with a dance*.  Floor Oil Cloths and Linoleums  large range of patterns from1 BUc  per *quaie yard at Napier'& Partridge,  The Trinity Church Xinag tree  war*, hi.'kl iu the City Hall last Mou-  il;.y evening. A large attendance  >-r'iidiiig a mo*t enjoyable evening  which closed with a dance.  1 Frew nflmplenof tbo finest teas  \ may be bad on application at Na  pier & Partridges.  The heavy tidal wave reported  from varlouc points on the count  w.\������ felt at Union Wharf ladt Wed  nesdoy, tho sea raising up to ir.e  level oi the freight warehouse tluorn  A heavy gale prevailed during the  night, during which the steamer  Edith entered port, and iu endeavor  ing to d-xik, ffolltflofl with the  Aornngi. who was dooked for load*  ing. The lattei tt.eauittUip'e bow-  sprit was injured, and ber figure  head smashed, but other than (bat  ���������be sustained no damage  r  TEA������  TEAS  Direct from the Tea Market of the World (London).  !.*>!  25 Chests������0250 lbs.  of the Choicest Blende In  INDO-CEYLON TEAS  BUYING DIRECT wo aro enabled to give our  Customers excellent values. Wo guarantee  our 35 cent. Tea equal to toa usually iold tt  50 cent* per lb,  .������       ���������������  . <       ��������� i  Our 50 cent Tea cannot be  equalled elsewhere at from 60  to 7���������5cls. per lb. free samples.  w  The Great Tea House,  NAPIER & PARTRIDGE,  DEPARTMENTAL STORE,  DUNSMUIR AVE.  ^^-^Mmimtllek. i'H't
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I The Girl of the
Copyright. 1901. by Ch&rles W. flooke
. a * a at ifyatk'iii a -j-jiii'i-jii
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"What!" be cried, ceasing to row. "Is
It vou?   I , tho*"*"ht it. was Derrineer."
"My friend," s?iid 1, "this isn't a matter to think about at all. Far less is It
a matter to talk about."
The pirate promptly surrendered.
"Upon delicate'"matters," said he, "I
have long had a habit of conversing
exclusively with myself. And in the
��� present instance I won't even do that
if you don't wish me to. But 1 had no
idea���   You've seen her, thenV"
"No more than you have," I replied.
"And let me repeat"��� '   '/
"Now, see here," he said, with ludicrous earnestness, "you were nearer the
rshore than 1 was. And you were making a blasted noise, while I was quiet
as the night over our heads. If there
was any intrusion"���
"Why did the fire go out?" 1 interrupted.
He put the handle of an oar uuder his
knee and rubbed his head with the
: freed hand.
"Wasn't that curious?" be said. "I
Was just getting near enough to see it
������','.* clearly, when, puff, the whole' hung
went up into the air! Terry, there's
magic about this whole business. Now,
why," he continued, pointing a forensic
finger at me, "why are you here? Why'
am I here? What subtle influence radiates from an unknown, unseen"��� .
"Stick to the point," said I. "Whs
are you here? As for my own case, it
is plain and entirely conventional. 1
was trying (to entertain the lady with
eong in a manner as"old as the world."
"And I was here," he rejoined, "tc
find out what presumptuous, roaring
rascal was destroying the lady's peace,
in violation ot the statute in such case*.
made and provided, by jingo!"
My captive nad rebelled.  .
"Scovel," said I, "when���a fellow can
weighs near a hundred pounds more
than he doe? he Is all ri^lit.   Will you
have a fresh cigar?"
'') ' ��� We sculled the two boats together
and shared' tobacco and matches, after
' 'which ceremony we slowly pulled back
to the landing. . ; V V
During tiie remainder of the evening
'      I thought" hard upon tlie"problem presented by the musical, miracle -which
has been described.  Where did the girl,
pet the song?   Admitting tiiat I .had
sung It to" my fatli^r'hi New York,
iJsere was still nVfexiilnnutlon.' Though
$V-'J>.    he  sings  well,   heVJs:' not one" who
'"���\ "catches a tuiie"-reiidily, and he could
no more .have  carried snoli  nn  ex?
i- tremely difficult air lu his head thivn;
;;        "  he could have carried the Wltherspoon
;.; lake to Chlcugo in his hat.  It could not
���Y be he who had sung. It to ..Sibyl.,, This
,/ Ir upon the suppojjtlpp that Sibyl.wus
'[ the girl, but I coulei not wee. that a
contrary supposition 'Md'o tlie '''pu*wlc
.any easier.   I eveiituiiljy went to sleep
j        i   thinking about it, iind In! the course of
������'       ���>'   -jlfe^'- "Voice to-'think of It some
���i  ffiSfe,' "�� -���-.*��.   -���i.*�� --'
The Wlthorspooii house next morning
���'! seemed to bo deserted by everybody ex-
f\ i >pt the bine eyed "girl, who wns eat-
^ lug breakfast.   Her father and mother
%? (or whoever they may have been) were
fi not hi evidence.   Samehow I foil Into
!'4 conversation with her, the only time I
$    ;.    ever 'knew such a thing to happen
$      )    within the borders of the estate.    I
%     )    think we talked of the quality of tho
M    tf    strawberries, or of books perhaps.   I
I1*- really can't remember aiiythliig about
A Jt, except wondering how 1. could be ho
'��� stupid hi the presence of such a pretty
girl.   Presently s|iV very properly piiii-
lulled Vine by withdrawing "the light ot
lie* countenance, and l was left to
', stnve at a biscuit and ask It ho\v the
j' girl hnd eomu to know that song.
Afterward I wiinilercil up to Iho
north trco and "was "surprised to Hnd
Miss .loiie'H there! alone. It appeiired
that Trusk hail gon'o buck to the house
for somo sort of sketching mutorliils.
I mado myself coiufuriiiblo upon the
ground ond eiidenvorcd to opoji a^ conversation, but It wns even harder than
usual for me to talk with her thnt
Then* must be n certain kind of lion-
riety r-niii'i.nled in tno somf-whern, he-
rim so I Hud It unpli'iiHimt to talk with a
person when I nm obliged to conceal
the principal subject of my Interest.
Ilcolly. I wished to ask Miss Junes a
lot of personal quest Inns���for example,
Wbn im* vmi'��� 1�� veiur ntmn�� really
Jones? If you nro Mbyl, why did you
select such a mime ns Jones for purposes of disguise? Wus It a very clever
thing to do, being thu very last that 1
Should havo expected of youV Can you
**        ulna"?
a awnit-n ns ir t mignt put tne taut
query In such form as to gala Information from the answer, though if this
young lady were the singer of tlie
abort I could uot expect tier to con-
elder herself under any moral oblige-
tisn zz -ttS tp�� tniTh to m��. vr-jiib i
was turning the matter over in my
mind I suddenly became aware that I
was whistling softly. It Is a bad habit
pf mine, somewhat less reprehensible
on this occasion because my companion seemed in no mood for conversation and thus left me to my own devices. But the essential point is that I
found myself whistling the little Swiss
song, and in an instant there leaped
into my Held of consciousness a perfect
recollection of having done precisely
the same thing before when Miss .Jones
and I had fallen into one of those deep
silences iii which she seemed to Iind a
melancholy pleasure.
The miracle of the lake stood explained, and by the knowledge of that fact
I was'so, startled that I got upon my
feet. Miss Jones raised, her eyes to
me Avith a question.
"Mr. Trusk is coming," said I, noticing that fact for the first time- "I
thought I heard footsteps."
The man was Walking on turf at a
distance of 100 yards, but Miss Jones
did not. consider It necessary to cross
'examine me on the subject of my auditory apparatus.
When Trask came up,.I. talked with
him a few minutes and then walked
back to the house. In my,room I sat
down by the window to think the thing
ont, "and I was making some small prog-'
ress when I became'aware; of a gentle
humming sound whichVresolved itself
into a scarcely audible, grossly inaccurate- yet recognizable performance of
u.at fated song. It was Jimmy Lamoine who was guilty of this dire atrocity, lie was standing on "the strip of
grass between the window and the
driveway, and his attitude and expression were��studiously designed to give
the impression that his music was
'purely ''involuntary,' .a' mere bodily act
Mr. Trask. 'It may be'his amendment"
of the scheme which I am now enjoying���namely, the sight of two ' heartbroken young creatures sayiug a never
ending farewell. Don't ask me to be
the cause of anything so sad. The fact
ls that I am in a position to sympathize
too fully. If Sibyl came here to forget, so did I. But it has been my hard
luck to have to do it alone. Mr. Trask
is helping her, whereas I do not even
know the postoffice address of the person whose image it is my business to
efface from the tablets of my heart."
And then I tried to tell him aboiit
Miss Lamoine, but the words wouldn't
come. I wished, of course, to tell the
exact truth, and the desire raised this
question, What is the truth In this matter? In the course of a long and hard
struggle with this problem I was surprised to hud myself whistling the
Swiss song and wondering how the girl
would sing It, wishing that I might
hear her, forgetting that she was really
| Miss Jones, holding her, as I had done
from the flft, for a half remembered
personality, distinct enough, If my
mind would only grasp It.
"There Is nothing In this,"  said I
aloud, and then I laughed at myself,
"Precisely," said he, "and now I am
prepared to give you my advice. Don't
write, that letter."
".Why not?!.' .        .
"Because you are all up In the air.
You haven't a foot on earth. Miss ���
Jones is not Miss Wayne. The girl in
the orchard Is not Miss Jones, nor ia
she any one else whom you have had.
the pleasure of meeting on these premises." ..-.       . .
"You know who she is?" I exclaimed.
"I have known Tor several days," he
replied. "I am not yet ready to tell
you. When 1 am ready, It will be the
last word you will hear from me In
some time. Now don't ask me any
questions. There is a strange complication here, and it may as well h*
solved all at once���perhaps tomorrow, \
perhaps the next day. Leave it to the I
future. As to the present, don't write
that letter. If you have anything to
say to your father, ask him to come
out here nnd have a talk." '
I glanced out of the window and saw
Jimmy Lamoine in the wagon that
went to town.
"Hold on," I cnlled tobim. "I want.
you to take a letter In for me."
I wrote It In 20 seconds on the lines
that Mr. Derringer had suggested.
Coughing is an outward sign of
inward disease.
' Cure the disease with
Cure .���&��-"'
and the cough will stop.
Try it  to-night.    If  it doesn't
benefit youj,  we'll gi,ye (yourii
money back. .A." '*-���
Prices: Si C. Vtut & Co. Wt
25c. 50c. fl   LeRoy.N. Y., Toronto. Can.
When one gets to   love   work,   his
life is n'happy ono.
���uncontrolled by any purpose;
.But Jimmy was a marked card to
me. 'I knew his back as well as his
l'ace.v This is a figure of speech. 1
really refer to the back of his mind,
tor in his-'habit of seeming to give his
attention elsewhere, to be looking
away, so to speak, there lay the complete ���'explanation c' his manner of
mystery.'. It is the same with all
������ ".riiiiiny," said I, "where did you get
that ..tune.?". -,.���;��� .-. ���/������
"Tune?"-ho-echoed.    "Was I sing-
���������*-"���"' ..; V'i ^.."ji...  ���-
This sort  of  question��� requires no
answer,   Silence sn v.es t ime.    '
:���.-���; VI t-seems to me," said Jimmy slowly,
"that I heardTa liaiul'organ playlni; it
,tii%Jo." ���',������",..   :;-'.
"You   flatter, mo,"   I ' replied,   nnd,
thevagh he did not 'fully uudcr-stnnd, he
y.wciit through all the motions appro-'
prlate to complete* comprehension.
This was all the business that Jlninij"
had lu hand, and he Immediately withdrew. He had performed his mystery,
and .it was MiTlU-lent.
I sat down lp write a letter, to jny
father, but had made no raoroUhan a
fair beginning by lunchlliiie. Mrs.
Wlthorspoon's pro vender and a good
cigar afterward,' eoemod to make tho
ma iter easier, ami I wua able to cX-
press n pa.c of,what was on my mind.
1 told him how I had dlscovcrc-d-Slbyl's
secret and added that It was now ob��
vleius to me that it hail been mount
that I sHould know, the truth. Sibyl
��� hnd shown niniiKing tact lu this affair,
for nothing could have Ihmmi hotter
than that I should meet her In the
mldstof this pretty mystery and leiirn
without I'lub.nrriissinont upon cither
side that her heart was already won.
"S.i far us l can Judge," I wroto,
"she hns choseu a good man. Indeed,
I assume Unit you know lilm ami have
not couile'iiuicd him, for If you had
done so cither Mr. Trnsf. or Sibyl
would not he hero. It sooms, howi'ver,
thut the poor little girl knows your
wlwh and '.w trying tn net .���iccni'diuirly.
Yet she would fiftndly escape the neeeii-
llty, nnd witn inm i-uu ',�� /.:~: *!*- -'���������
tried hard not to be fascinating. You
should huvo soon us together, It
would have made you laugh, and
r-.'l^r"j fi,!ii* hnvrh1" tho tvinibti* t�� tinnrly
over. One nilntiiko only has Kho miide���
the has sung to mo. Hut I think she
Intends I Khali believe It wns gome one
else who sang, The plan wus a llttlo
rough on me, for 1 might have fallen
J.) p.v . u'ttl. *,ni- f-M'tf o *M1��a .Tntios'
and as the girl In the orchnrd-but 1
liuve boon ko t-iillglng ns to refrain,
though I ��� inuiot think of that gloiioui
volco without n twinge of the heart.
Her beauty, which Is wonderful, In-
credible, mores me fnr less. Hut the
voice-well, I shall not be denied tbe
nif'lnnclioly plwisoro of hearing her
sing when she shall be Mrs. Trask.
"Perhaps Sibyl'* original Intention
i was to seek seclusion lo order to forget
/ became aware of a gvitlc liummlng
to und.
though the expression Ml" izci.y ���.",-:".".
chosen, for my state of mind was one
from which no impulse to action could
arise���it was a mere confusion.
The matter was serious, and I had
no wish to treat it lightly. ' It might
be that 1 had begun my letter to my
not Low to do better, though surely
there must be a way.
There was a knock. "Come in." I
said, and Derringer entered. I turned
toward him and at the same time
struck my hand down hard upon my1
"What's the matter?" asked my visitor, startled by the noise.
"The impulse to hit something, nnd
hit it hard, when one has reached a
decision," said I, "Is deep rooted in man
and may indicate the nature of the
most important decisions which our
early ancestors were called upon to
"I see," said Derringer. "It was hit
lilm or run, tfith them. You'mean those
cave dwelling fellows that didn't dare
even to go into their graves without
some sort of a stone wurclub lu each
"I admire them for It," I' rejoined.
"They were not ashamed of their principles. Thoy were willing to begin
hereafter where they quit here, which
Is the only honest way.",   '
Deri'liijTer-slowly nodded,his head as
ho sat on the corner of a table,   i
'''And what was your doelsiOu'Vi-'be
Blllel. '"'.'"'
"To ask your ndvlco In a difficulty,"
said I.  "You nro older than,I am. iiitid
you hnvo the chlu of u man who never
opens his mouth except to eat, drink
or speak Judiciously,    I  wish to/do
precisely" the right thing In a delicate
1 matti'i'.   I must |ihow that I take a
i certain problem si'i'lously, and yet nol
| too seriously'.   1 inn stupid about It all,
j nnd yet 1 don't want to lot my own
! father know the fact, though ho has
j had ample opportunity to Hnd out the
truth In regard to iny lntolllgenco.V
j   "1 think you really are taking this
! thin? seriously, whatever It, may he,"
! said Derringer, "and for that reason I
' oin going to Invito your eonlldene-:.
i Moreover, from what you told tno a
' while ago and from my sulisoquotit re-
I flections, I have come to the cniicluslou
' that I it in somewhat coiuornod In the
! mu Iter. Does It relate to the girl lu
the orchardV"
"The girl Is Miss Jones," said I. "At
least she so desires to bo known at
"Kxcuse tno," lie Interrupted; "you
art- v."!".n*lg !i lott'T t��* yet it fflther
1 whli-h deals with hit* dot-lvo that yon
* and his ward. Miss Hlhyl Wayne, shall
I unite your destinies,"
j "That's the fact," I replied, "but 1
! wns.not aware that I had ever swted
\ the ������I'lft'T .-'(.��� ���'J"'n)"\"
"It was easy to guess," said bt,
"from witut you did state. Now. to rc��
suino, you have decided thut the girl la
the orchard It Miss Wayne whon she's
at home nnd Miss Jones when sho
chooses to appear nniong un here. But,
iny friend, whoever she Is or wherever
shi�� Is, do you care for ber?"
"I wlH be perfectly honest wltb you,"
Mid I.   "It happened that I net la
SAW Derringer again after
dinner, nnd he persuaded me
to go out upon the road. i
"You and I need a little
general conversation," he said. "We
think too much about our own affairs.
We're getting sentimental. Let's smoke
strong tobacco this evening and discuss
thc business of the world. - Trask and
Scovel will help us." ��� r
Personally 1 would have preferred to:
go down to the lake, but I" recognized,
the force of Derringer's remark.. We'
found Trask on the road, but his companion was Mr. Wltherspoon, whom a
west wind had wafted to the eastern
border of the estate.
"Scovel has- been gone all day," said
the artist. "Pedestrian tour,-,I. guess.
He took a fieldglass with him. as if he
Intended to find some views."
"Hope he didn't go over to the hill,***
remarked Mr. Wltherspoon. "It's a
terrible place for snakes."
And he proceeded in his soft and
apologetic voice to tell us harrowing
tales of copperheads and black snakes,
rattlers and "hooples." He was In the"
midst of such a narration when Toer- '
ceived Scovel coming along the" road.
Twilight still lingered, and there waa
enough to reveal, that the lawyer had
tramped hard aild was very weary.
"We were Just speaking of you, Mr.
Scovel," said Wltherspoon. "We were
hoping that you hadn't been over on
tho hill."
He put his left hand upon the small ���
of his biiclj*,'..the. palm being outward,
and see-tned to straighten his spine by
a slow pressure in that region, and then
he coughed gently, not because he had
any ailment requiring him to do so,
but as a general expression of dissatisfaction with his physical condition.
Scovel waited for this characteristic .
performance* to be finished before-ho
"No," said \xe, "I haven't been near
the hill." ';
"Well,"you -just came by the edge of
It," ventured Mr. Wltherspoon. "Ilbw-
ever, the snakes never come out, .Into
the road. Most curious thing���can't be
dupllcntcd.lu the state, I'll wager,. The
hill's full of thorn, but you might as
well look fpr snjhke^; on on Itoliel-g '
floating In the. nilddl^'of the <>ccan as
on this farm. I've lived here more'n
half a century, boy and man, and
never saw one-of 'em any whoro but
on tho hill.". ,, ...'; ������.,    .    , .,
Seovoi loaned ngalnst tile feneevhud'
I saw n" shudder run through him.
Then ho shook himself, together,
straightened up and started for tha
"I've walked a long way," he snid.
"I'm hungry as a wolf."
1 noticed as ho walked nwny that he
looked uneasily behind lilm upon tho
ground, to the right and to the left.
No ono else sieniod to obscrvo the peculiarity of his manner, and wo did
not discuss him after he had gone.
Instead we encouraged Mr. Wither-
spoon to tell more snake stories, nnd
he "obliged" with some that make my
blood run cold to this day wheuovor I
thlnL- ��f :.',���:������:���..
la*sn*es Ulna* et Men's Flesh.
Opposite n flat occupied by a lawyer
In Paris lived a doaler In itud'od birds
and animals, Tbe operation! connected
with tbe latter business were carried
in In th* crtiiftfnrd Intwr^nln*1" So
lonj? ns dogs, ents, cooks tons end other
small creatures were manipulated tho
lawyer did not no much mind, but
when tbe dealer started stuffing a lion
he brought an action. Defendant de-
nled ovor Having pf-ritofl on the kiiur
of boasts in the courtyard at all. But
tho lawyer brought witnesses, ont of
whom, a pork butcher, swore thai' tbe
denier certainly bad stuffed a lion, and
tbat be (witness) bad used tbe meat
of the animal for making "Lyons aau-
aages." Tbe court then decided for tbe
plaintiff. Ne preeeedlnga appear to
bare been instituted against tbe pork
butcher.-Ptrls Letter in Londoi Tele*
frapb.   ..,,, ..,��,..,����.��~��.-.. . ..,,....,
Superfluous Hair
Removed by the New-Principle ..
*������       '.*���
It is better than electricity, because
it does nofc scar or produce a new growth.
Better than X-ray, because it does aot
burn, scar or paralyze the tie-sues under
the skia. Better than depilatories, because ib is not poisonous; therefore,
it will not cause blood poisoning, or
produce eczema, which is so commoa
with depilatories, and does not break
off 'the hair, thereby i increasing ite
Eleetrolysis, X-ray or depilatories are
offered you oo the bare word of the
operators and manufacturers. T>��
MIRACLE is not. It is the only method
which is indorsed by physicians, surgeons, dermatologist"*, medical journals
and prominent -magazines.
DE MIRACLE will be mailed to any
address, sealed in plain wrapr^r tor $1.
Your money back without question if it
fails to do all that is claimed for it. <
Our booklet��� the most complete
treatise on Superfluous Hair ever published���containing she testimonials of
numerous physiciaas and surgeons and
those' of hundreds of others���will;be
seat free, in plain, sealed' envelope,
upon request.    Write for, it to-day to
Quekh Street West, Torokto, or \
Used in H.B.K. Mitts, GJovei
and Moccasins���tough as iWfle-
bone, flexible, soft, pliable, icStCh-
proof, wind-proof, boil-proo^
crack-proof, tear-proof, rip-proof,
cold-proof, almost wear-proof���
certainly the greatest leather
ever used in mitts and gloves.
Like buckskin it ii tanned
without oil, unlike buckskin it ii
not porous, it is wind-proof���-will
outwear three buckskins.
**Pinto�� MUti and ' Gloves
never crack or Harden, never get
sodden, are always warm, pliable,
soft and comfortable.
���StMataiitkait-is but ne?et with*
out this brand:'��� ������'"
���   ��� a mJ .1 1 a
i -.Jtr
W 8- ��-
"""""     ferltUh Bo-faltr tn Sonth Africa
T*rin^s ���* Christian-*,-jau-^ej-, wtp the,
Cape "emphaei��W!f,Vie close / connection
between ..-tho- rowl-,houso .of Knglatia
and South 'AfflcaY &V aiMplerlh^Hpi*
���tion in the cemetery ^t, Pretoria tells,
its own, story���the *d��iith of "the'princess' soldier son ' whitst*on active
' Jduty���and glvos the cause-of-tho long
voyagnj.? Tfho incident!-recalls to mind
tho death of another gallant young
ing desiro tho aged Empress Eugonio
Jbad to visit tho spo't'-iW'horo her   son
Lfelfundcr iho aSsegaif of .tho-ZuluH.
Ohatf ^oWor,:'��'cij:soi*3 ofjanf aiyi
health Ulcl -not fefrifil   To" fcrlnooss
Christian >that.-melancholy pleasure is
now alloiyed.   She is tho first daughter, but second'third,, of ..Queen Victoria to b4b'e-dnio'!'personally. acquainted ���wj-t^p^.A-lrtca. ' Ma^iy years
ago thc late    Duke of Saxo-Coburg,
"then*-  a     young      na-val . ..olllecr,
visited      Capo     Colonyf ^    as ,,tho
name      Tort     Alfred' ', ariil^ Mother
���������nfaaesii testify*;. rJih'u . .t.o''"r.. oj -thef,
,-JPi-iuce. and<;Pi"incc.ss.>ql"! $4 |P'\.jn^.ntlli
and Cape Colony, jjj^in public rcmciii-
#npe;-nor, must .mention hp omitted
tlib1 bVo't'liors''of'   the*'princess   ol
ti-yftttes .who-;served in ���thc^Boc-^A-'ar.,
And  in  his   turn Prince? Arthur""'of
.��� Cpnnaught has    boon with his rogi-
^rnSnr"a��,'"Pre\'briix':,,''1'H'' Is*'nbt"<-' in���
South  Africa  iilono    that  tho royal
away.    Manufacturers   use it,   in *a
compressed form, instead of iron, to ���
make cogwheels. '->?*��� "i*--�������$*
Removes all hard, ���soft or calloused
lumps ' and<- blemishes from 'horses, blood I
spavin, curba...splints, ringbone, ,a*weenoy,j
,Bt,|fl^a, sprains; T?*Tee **��rV ?ad   swollen;
,*^|iro8,t, c,ou)gh8,T'e|c.. ^aye"?50 by the;
ut-^''9f''6nVl>on1s^''*^arfa^ted "'the moat)-
w'cmderfui Blemish1 Cure ever known.
.. Thc:population of'tbV-wo'rld-'is*esti-;
mated at 1,503,300,000. "
���   - ���     ������   ������:-. ���:���..    :	
Which is tho largest r^onu in r.,the,'
world?���-Tho room tor 'imp^roVenieht.;
* D'r^-J'riJ:^
is a speedy cure lor dysentery, diarrhoea, cholera, sumnver complaint, sea
sickness wh% co^nplalnis inclaentril to
children t��khinf-V| lb-giyes, iinmediate rer
lief ;toV ,th6se'{suae>in'^,fiom thf effTcis of
ip-itecrctton in ea'finV tttiripe ���iruitf cucumi
bers. isic. *irkfits TO ^oudef/ift rapidt'
ty nnd never fails to cdtiquer the dis*
ease. ';No oM:need fear cholera if thoy
have a  bptt"e_ qf j-X^a^ medicine convey-
'.   ���' i...j*'   '.ii.  ��� -i slht.fi
What is Uxa^.**;hichy;j^e9ij -^hen a
wagon goes, stops when 'live, wagon
stops, is of no use to they-Va-p-on; -and
���yet thati which the wagon cannot go
^^ Japaiiesftrpostogij_^tainps. qre rated
as' tlie'" mo-st' artistic-*-in--the world!
There is jo. great demand for thorn in
London'"jat?; present The first stamps
were'issued rn---18Yl. There' are few
rare ones, the highest price ever
known to have been paid for one being $50. It
Tn(3*>custoJii of taking a text 5'j^s
the! basis jof^-a- sermon,.originated
with^E^ra, who;, acconjpamed by key-
eraf "fievites inr'a. public congregation
of pien and wpinen, ascended a pij^
piti opened the^bopk of tho law, -ji$.cjr,
aftfr,<a pr*iy��rJ,j".r��ja,d in the boo^*in
th*oJ law of God distinctly and """"
the? sense and-.caused th'em to ui
stajwi'the "roaiing."
GllEpS,���Mnchinery not ���* properly sitpsr-
vist\J^and left; to run itself, very, soon
shqtws: fault in" its \vorl-ing. It isf^he
8*me Vith^tlie dfeestive "orKans. ITnabs-u-
lated vfrom .time-'to time "they are ]
to >hecomaytorpid and throw ihe i T.
system out of gear, Paraelee a V|ge'ta-
Pills were made to meet such
They restptf tq U>o fj.ll such flaKfiHi?
facultieu.  and jh*-jng"**i��to  ordei   all "S*rj;s
Why aro. clouds;   like) coachinp^-
Because they-hold|thc rains.
.- '- *   i    i	
j- ������r���:	
BQd-nldden 15 years.-*
of the mechanism.
Ashanti^durlng"'fftn6'! d^h-ditioif of
1895-9(5 was another reminder that
thc greatest enemy in all campaigns
in tropical 1cQUiiti*ios^i8v, di^oasje^ trFijiv-
er was moro fatal than "the bullets
of tho Egyplains 'dr' Tcl-bi-rtc'bir'
J_   ���.  ��� proved ifi'l88'ai',Wg'iihstV:the-t)ukP=of
''     ' Connaught, then' in command "of tho
Guards Brigade.   Thus in north and
west iand^jSou'th,, tho; Bark Continent
/,;,.V/'. h4,M$ #.n#|L��ythe id���titj/- of
:j. "'V-'/i".." interest lictweon , members ,of'(;thc
reip-iiing house and tha Empire at
���. ... r ..."?*Vr'-?0" -Pnnce 'Fra-ncfs'-'bf'-T'eck^-it.
,v -":-"-" ��("*"'*pniayjalsofbo niontionpd,, wentithrougK
U ���)   ���. ������ -X J-Jthe pfotdpn 'tfVmifaignj of U8Jf,8j*!un'der
ftf'*-'-'""'   'j    ,T--;*'^'-,-*-���"-��� -,      "    "'"*    "(
Hi' t j ''   '*���'      i t
'/'""'.' , ""' '   >^^P,'Jf<? -��f t.hq'ileii'ding' Jj'rcrich stntes-
ou-. ���'., .���-., lJ.*i*eii,,rincluding'ltouvJer/ Conibu.s and'
-    ~ ���/, ,.���    ���ATi3i3niO^"nTi*ve^"^*x>n-^heir-sanT,tnon-
"' '"���'������''���   ���'������to the spciaJistic    scheme ",'of   granting every person aged over (iO.n'pcn-
)  , .   ���<--���< rsjoi-'ibt %7i-��rfco}c. -Miis\l scKe��io, if
' coilried out, would cost tho   country
<:V,.-,.   Wff.Wy."-->     ! V
,'....;,,',':.. . -,*^YKat,'i n sled *\he , grocer of 'tho
'*���; ^ ������' <.'��� -boy-who had aiip];od "for1' u' '36b!""'is'
���      , the   ���fli'Wt ( principle';. of .tJie ..'grocery
��� ������'^������-���.bwei��ess?,''',,'J,o.innkO'.*<a.��,ljfetiei go ii
gfent-weigh," jn-ompUv rcplidl ! the
-Voj|tt''ster. The boy got tlijpoj)''"
.Iiittjgffpoii roac|^g#hii"'^i '
Minard's'Ufimeflt^or^iJe c?erjwhere.
Nnmo the most unsociable thing in
the* world.���Milestones; for. you ncve#-
see" tw%- of:tiTA*ri**MhW>?'v r/>    ,
culllcult to eradicate a disease alter *t
has become seated, therefore it is wise
to take any ailment in its initial stages
aml*jl*.y such*, remedies ns ar* suflicicnl,
stPR If1 A1^^JrJ*��0*iGP��� 4' is' tRp commoji-
J>nt|co^fianT8>flpVjpi ank'vKen neA'le-ft-
ed- Ifea'ds *t(9'^tsJf-i&-JE^reiButl^.^a5V. Thomas'
Eclectric Oil will cure the severest cold
or most violent cou'ffh. '
which (sandwiches')' is "there
���if       uii     nil  I
widftkiic'iv his I
,r:Mn.i* n-,%|p;pkQ 4'fJ!oj
.-isj^o.s'.'Vonrded. '
\" y
* i 7 " v i t      i '    \ ����r��t
' , .-^WS��p^ia|"p"fco(tt
irminended by tho medical profession as '
ft e&f eguo rd ugainut infectious diaoafssV    ���
What Iff tlio kijyhd}4^',ftowfJ!riitf,��-
���T-" i   ���'- ���,'-���;ti,     ���'�����*i,' >,
Mrs. Wcddf-rly���This pnper sayitlVe*
( original calcntlnr   wnw ���-rarrti-iiftoH"'-:Jt*i
;l!).*i.;L��r'"e'*st., ,Wodilc-'Jy-VoH, J. hup-*
poso .soiiio;��S'liturpi'isiiig fruit, growet''
Hu thut section wiintou1 to CmUo a
demund for his dausn,   :  *    -i   ,    '���"""
��� ���'*'   '
Mlnard's Uuiment Cures Dandruff.
.  When is a soldier clu\vH.hblo?-JWhou
hCprosortH fii'in.*",'
* ��� - ��� ' ���"'        i> I |-;;..
���'     V."'Why nro,cp.wuj'jlJy, noldlcrs ]ika t|U-
���"'"'    low   wirlles'N-Bi'CftUHo when oxjio*s��tl''
"���>   '     to tho flro tlfioy run,
. . i:. 'yy ��� ..,        ���..   i' ���.,.,.,^' i
:   . '���Vi^ffV,U!-*;!*.i'P*WyiMWi,hor9 nro thou
*hiielil Vhh I'hVhiiwMlilh  Mvon   lientusi
��� ��� d.vHpoimiu ilu'lju the fnnililPH   nnil]��� Hlinil
""* '���   y^^'xjtftuiicu; \yiili t|W'Ploud> q/. deprfN-
'/   ' . . 'S'Mi ������n.O'Wnv to dispel thswnuoi-H that
'-��      ':t!vi��r'.thb VJpllnifi of -this dlMflnTor. M-Ntk
���   ' onliM--trit-i-o -a uyiirno, eif  INin-iwIiv'jI.X'WfW1
,       , tutile Vllt*,' which   lure .nmotift t,hsV Awtf
i      .   -    :   vofcj-lnlijii i,||| h Icnovp, ,h*W'-\e'��>' Ut ftko
I   '      ���' ���,'.*��� -i"-r AfftPA^nticiMti. e-llli'ttclouMi In  t|��olr iietloij.
.,' .- ��� .����������������>/��� ,A-t''lal ��(, tnmu Vlll iirevo tVlv*.,�� V ' -; ,���
' O"   J    rl"'r ' t' .      .11 j    V       -'l'"''   '��� '" 'fl  ���" f
egg nt B��i7+\Vh\��n' the sljIp��� 'liiys 't'et - f
-���   t-*      Jf nn tho Man wqi'C drlbd' ui'twh'nt'
;   ' would ,ovoryho'dy,wy,?'r-Wofhn.vo'h,tji;-H
.   notion.   V   ���        ,       ���������'���' .     .;.���,'
.   ;, ' ������   i     ii       ��i   'ii
? , a ., What; is  bottojr., than   pr.cHonco.',' ot
wind. In n railwayfnccldontt���Abwonce,
of Hody.    , 	
, .     . .fa'i  ��� ,    ���   ��� {
Like Tearing tho Heart
.���,vJ, MmiMk^hTT/'U is m�� ��MMn Uts,conception of tarn to meature n�� gr����t suflsr-
-.^,,fi|i<fh>mlMari. dlaeeee; >or ys-srs I
52*2?* almost constaat cuHh*wl,*nd
**aj����>g palnsftbout m-fhwirt, s^many
��� ��ms wottld hs-rs -eeknmeit death. W.
Awnam'n Ctnrey tor thu Vtmrt -hhn vnrtifi
��� Ttrtubls m4r��oit,"-Tbof, Hicks, Perth,
ont^-ae."   . .,   j    ..r . ;.  ���
i What-is Jfehe.ixfostAawkward time for
a train, [to start?���12.50, as it's teii
One Short Puff Clears the,
Head. ���Does ������pur head ache? Haveyqu]:
.pains;,QVergtherteyes?,wU AhAfflreath offeiK
siV^fl ��� ThSpe ^*8> clKaln f fiSSnptbms  -df
t!ettarrh.s -T*r. -APteW^'GktaFlharPowder'
will cure most stubborn ^cases in a marvellously short  time..-lj .you've had  C&i-
*t'aVrh--',*ftv**1i\*^k^fc'sw^ it's---
of   fifty  years'   standiilg  it's   just  as  ef-
fectivol^BOi'teritsAST *,; . I
���  ..   tf.'i ��ftu:-* w. ������>"���������,
ihy ncetl a traveller-need starve pci'
"',"; iKs^r^^B. ee^twK-' -or*��- '-tb'o" -'Sand
,'��� k   v
matic Cu��e I'wjll bigt^ie gladdest
in'-OSe world to   gW|   it,"    say
John  Beaumpnf,  oi^Elora.    "I
sP$ked  of recovery up to the-#lJmlarof
ta$ife this wonderful  rmeay,*f*BfcWBrVd
completely."-i-58 "     ""'
When man a man bo said to break- i The Ambidexterous Society, of
fast..before he gets- up?���-AVfleu he [.London, has been formed with the
fast before he gets up?���When he takes [object of 'encouraging people to "use
a roll ia bed.        ' '      ' 1 both hands with equal facility.
!un Down and
Out of Sorts
-��   '.V
Suffered from Pains and Aphes and was
Dlscoiirged and Despondent ��� Made
Strong and Well by
%'.  &%Vv
g -���v.-jy,' *to.
Ji. * ' V
Wrmt i^, thc difference bet
earth and tl)>1j,,��ea?���Onen's ,i
oth;er tidy.  \V     ; ���""'t
'en'.' the-
J ' the
C.ef. RICHARDS & C0&*#- w
? i
me at once.   I    am D^joiv^iihout it.
Yours grafefully,
,     MK>S. VC. D. l^ItlXCE.^
i^NftUwigewaukjllOct. 21st;;..*   :���'���' '..'
"l-tS'^tv,.-^. .-��w,,,,.-.,���.        .���,     .....
" Couldn't" LOok^the'-Parts���"Ho fdid
s'taxt-in *to study picdicine, but he
gave', it. up." "Di'dh't ,liko"it,'*.eh?"-
".Oh,"., yes',' 'he"v likc8 it/ but'-'he"-'wa.1?
hfraj(j.-he'd- never succeed."'You ^see",
he co'ulcln't raise a Vnridyke board.'?
���"''������.-st--   '     ts    .���'"���* . ...... .    s
���Soaps'' Containing j Injurious  Chemicals
/""  .*'��i
E-at Dirt, but they also Destroy, Clothes
���' You've probably used soap' that cleaned your clothes quickly but
'have*found out "afterwards that it had des'trflyed'thejn.l  ���
.. ,'- *,   i . ^}. \   j ,.,''�� ��� .' ' * j.  ..
.,.,^is ffuaraj)|ee^to .^absolutely pure, cpntaining"nq_ingredient that will
���- injure tlie d/iintibstHb'ric.       {'.k"���*���-.>_���'.���'     '���'   ���*���._<<'���    "\.'������.-..'
,t,)t   *!*It,,tvashes equally, wejHn'-hard'or'soft'water without boiling or
-. -hai'd rubbing, follow the ejircctionl'on the packajjp,and ybu w'rll have
' s'Siiccessfulfwas^l wiiK-lc|s labDi;.' i
tft* ��� *a iriore'i
Ui ^ ri ^our, dealer is. authorize^ to refund the purchase money to'
-.*.' 'anyone fitidiAg cau'sU f6r^SJonipiain^> ��� \ ''  ���* '
,,!i>,'i,   ' '   '   "   ''UJ^BItbTrlERa-.-LIMITED,* TORONTO    'i
[,.,,< ���". ;.|rjio flMi-lftlit t^stdlii sdwrje. the results' o'ftVr'wyihlng the Jguntlght way
Orala {�� oar lot* bousjat on track or sold on cotnmisslen. Rsaionabla
afatw mads.   Prompt rsturas.   CotrwRondsncs solicited,  nsfsrsnoet
iT'Saak U Wsaalpstf,
hqom 414 <a*m ��x. su/fl,, TOairao.
i-aiaii-ui"".! *k*fi'j-fci'ii'll'Ti1*"''  !�����������" ".vi" in n .mm*
When tho nervous system becomes
exhausted. there is suffering of both
mind and body.
Even the pains and aches are; not
so hard to endure as the-spells of
blues nnd the gloomy forebodings.
New hope and confidence come with
the uso of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.
B^ supplying an abundance of rich,
red blood''it-creates new nerve'force
and'instils new vigor into' body and
mind, permanently overcoming weakness and' disease/ '   "    :'���    ''
'Miss Minnie J. Sw-:et, ' Collirig-
wood. Corner,' .Cumberland' County,
N. S.v writes: 't'I used five boxes'of
Div^Qhasq's Nervo, Food last winter,
and it did "me. inore good 'thanV" any
medic\i*e11I^ever took.- It i.s diflic'ult
to describe my case, but 1" felt' all
ran down and out of .sorts.    I   had
headache and/ijackache and dull pains
through the lungs. 1 was so discouraged that I didn't seem to car*
what became of me.
"I hadn't finished tho first box of
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food boforo I felt
a lot better, and it continued to
build mo up until I became strong
and well, and was restored to good
health and spirits. As I was once
cured of a severe case of kidney
disease by Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver
Pills I can strongiy recommend these
two great preparations." ���"     i-"���
Dr.   Chase's Nerve Food.  50 centg
a box,  six boxes for $2,50,   at   all
dealers,  or Edmanson, Bates & Co.;--
Toronto..    To���;, protect   you   against
imitations,    the   portrait and signature of Dr: A. W.  Chase, the famou* ���"
receipt   book   author,   are on every ,
AGENTS WANTED to sen improved kkttlb
and STEAMKit (Combined). Every family needs it. The
prettiest, most useful, handy - and safest cooker. Seizes.
Boils'and steams-in separate compartments. Illustrated
circular. Free sample, Freight'paid on orders to this'
district, from first agents.. Write quick, Other saleable
goods. , . TABBOX BEOS., TORONTO, ONT..1
-We inake a   specialty   of low- grade wheat.   Write us before shipping.
' will show how we can serve you.,
References:-���Any Bank or Commercial "Agency.
GRAIN | Jas. Richardson & Sons;
(Until   recently   represented by the late E. O'Reilly, Esq.)
All kinds' of grain' handled in Car Load   Lots.   .Write us for* top prices,
and   shipping   instructions.        Any grade pf wheat, oats, barloy or'flax.
..     ', , 'P. 0. Box 620,   Winnipeg-.   Man. ���
mm ti m<o*a efm*\
m-omas law.      ship Your Orala to
Wo handle' grain strictly on commission.'   Hi-yhcst Pricos obtainable.
Liberal advances.   Trades carried on margins in Winnipeg's futures.
Correspondence* solicited. ,   '
  GR/MM EXCHANGE, Winnipeg.
j-F**pl*j^jyXf]i**~*iMT.TS* *nTWlt!l i^^^TTall
Estnblishad Grain Commission!
lhjl   j^iiiiiw   \yuwmu n   r*fercliant In Winnipeg. *^
Conslyn yoiir {rrain lo tne anil get *H'o*n*"t yorvjee, citvofitl nttPitUon,
nnd .IilgrhoBt mnrJict prices,
. 1300,
'FARMKiriS will find it to thoir od vantage to consign their GRAIN to
ROBERT MUIR & CO., Winniiiei
WHO pav highest prices and make prompt rotnrns. Advances mado oa
consignments, Correspondence solicited.. Established 1888. Jtofcranco-i
XJnion Hain-kt'ofICi*nn(la���      V  '  '   "v"" ���
you gralti to us to bo'sold on arrival or aftor-
wnrds, as yoii nmy wiah. Wo do a strictly com-
miiiHion bUHinuMH,   in Avhiclt   wm have hud 20
ycftrs' oxporlonco,   Prompt and rcllablu work gukWipt'ood.     ,,";
.   Liberal''advances,-* ;,Cprrosponddnco"soIicitdd.-*v��-3^4nsod and
Reiurmico,' Ila'nk of Hamilton.    ExchftrigO'llrunch,
UONAtft'-MORRISON & pp., giS!mi���.o,.
416 Grain exchange,
IT IS AN EASY MATTER Jo wu 1^ lot of wh��at iti
���better price than a single* car will
bring. If you*'wr��^��nlp.,your whoat to uf,:vre will soil it with many
othor cars either locally br in tho East, wldyOu will got from i-cent to
1 cent por bushel mora for it than If you sold it ob track at your station.
Ws have had 17 years' practical experience   In   tha   grain bus'nest,
This, also, is worth something to you.
Grain Exchange, Winnipeg,   Refrrencrs: Any Bank or Commercial
.' 'Until, forty ,yy��r*i,ugo nn ingllnh'
book \vij,b jiractlcally ti?)kno>vii in Ja^
K^n, .ih> only foreign;* Jlltcnitiiro
��� atttdlcd wai t\-o Chlnoso, aifd'llto firnt
lanrfunufSi 't-ffSbo- fhughu Jn .tbembi-olit
ws^ho^^tch.- >'ow. ^hlia Ehgllah
pfo/ nm��jmxwlio4<tvr nW htglnidiooK
pupils, tlcrmnf nnef French hrc fuvor-
% -M itewafnlly by scholjirs'asM.ph^Kl.
-."���ciilini.'i.j-��. * %   '.'   "% ' ���' *���**���*
.' �� ^"-. 4 ^     ��� ��� ^ . * .������   ,�� ^
whit *����� -*r ���..;.* ,^-���., \��,';:. V. ..*	
If it is a Question of Warmth use
Ei B. EDDY'5
- --^-Btfiilft'&*trt . ���.
*>'.%% i"
���/M- .i&m^<j^}*fi$ Prlcei.
Limited., Agents, Winnipeg.
Xr wheat, oats and flax i-mmrss.
Wc handle strictly on commission thcroforo can give ovory attention
to cur Khlprnt'iiu, and will obtain tho bent prices for same. Wo will bo
pleased to answer en-e-uimt-i rupiiuih, Mitppuig, tiiv, u iuu ou-ve ki��m
to ship or soli do not fall to write for our "Way of Doing Business," aa
ft will puy you well.
THOMPTON, SONS & CO., The Commission Merchants, Winnipeg
AVhpt cftiMi*"do tho wave* piny nt? I   Th"cre�� nr*�� ao.nno i"ry frti*.*!* *tor��*-s
���I'Hch nnt tiM.
'In tho Vr\He<\ St a ��/������*,
.What kin.l i- *..-J'....ms are li��t for
hotels'?���'I'hi- iim-".x|'''iv-m"''.l.
W   N   U   fMe   fO0
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.��m} m< -.fr-'MtJWw^ '   .*������������������# t* ��������� .������������������ j|-c*r*���������<������������������������*������ .*> ,  Telegraphic   News  Tokio, 27th���������Tbe Japanese have  ���������despatched'a fleet-"of 40 vessels to  jneet.and destroy the Rueflian Baltic fleet. Thin news' haa come from  official spurcee at Tokio,    y  St Petersburg, 28titi���������In an out-  spoken article in reply to a recent  letter of Admiral Biriloff which a p.  pealed to^he Russians not to opehwi  ly criticise* the condition of the navy The Rubb today d'-cln red that  the time ia passed for silence, in  view of the fact, that the old system  of concealing facts is responsible  for the loss of 170,000,000 roubles  worth of warships and covered ue  with shame and grief.' It would be  absurd to hide defects that can still  be repaired in the ships which remain at Cronstadt and Libua. We  have already criminally wasted  enough time.  Tokio, 28th���������Admiral Togo -has  reported to the navy department  that he lost 10 warships during the  blockade of Port Arthur;  Tokio, 28--pQ December 10, the  Japanese signaled the Russian hospital ships in the roadstead of Port  Arthur to change their positions  The Russians requested a respite of  six hours which meant giving the  destroyers the benefit of darkness  The sequel it? hot known. It is  known that recently portions have  beett captured behind Liao Tie  which have cut off the Russian sup  ply bases from the main force. Foreign corresponden'.s from Port Arthur declare that the fortress is the  strongest that was ever attacked,  und compare it to Sebastopol with  "blllsTffra'nyed-in-mutually-siipporU-  ing group*- connected by triimways  -and telephones and backed by walls  ���������masking the movement oi the troops  from one to another. Thay assert  .that no other army in the world  could have accomplished but depredate as over sanguine the idea of  ���������its immediate capture.  Tokio, 28th--Trustworthy advice  from Port Aathur confirm the report that (ten. Kondrachen has  been killed and that Gen. Stongsel  has been injured fmm falling from  Mb horse. Despite its heavy losses  on Nov 26, the garrison is said to  be cheerful and resolved tu continue  the struggle up long as a single soldier is len. The army claims to  h.tvt* f-utlVicnt puvi'-irns to 1- ������t  until February. The navy pogei bcb  A month's suireis.' Tho pi ice of  .food is high. ' Btef is 1$ roubub  ""'peif-pound, horse meat tt copecks  p������r lb., dog meat. 26 copecks por lb,  Turkeys, 150 roubles each, eggs 160  roubles per 100,  ���������SpV*^������Ma-^**^W^sa-B^BJil������'SMBJ  ^������������������r  ifcrfSVe*  ������k!  I  Now Is Id Ms Ye#.|  Ths Iwdlns mlnlr������ wMli-fl e( ths  world, with tn* simius-ji editorial Mil  of any 1 echntcal publtciitlon. ���������  ,   , .,  SubiJ-rlplton $6,00 a y������*r Oneludlni  U.S.,Cana-JUri, Mexlesnj-oMsf-s.)  Ths   joum-im. ami Paciwc Caw  Minm toB������������li������r. $6.00.  Siimpl* copUi, free. Stud for Book  Citfitai-ns.  Tut*. EiioiHi-r'ii'N'i nit! Miiiiiid Joukhai-  Jtil ''rcaow, Nsw Vtii-K  A'������mMi*itAwm^v\vi*^\i'wmmi#temmni,wu  PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  to the Electors of the Municipality of Cumberland that I require the presence of the  said Electors at the Polling. Station on  Dunsi^njr Avenue on Mondiiy, the 9th day  of January, 1905, at 12 o'clock noon, for  the purpose of electing a, Mayor and Alder-  men to represent them for the year 1905  The mode of nomination of candidates  shall be as follows:���������  The candidate shall be nominated in  writing; the writing ."hill be subscribed by  two vottrs of tbe Municipality as ptopoiwr  and seconder, and shall be delivered to tbe  Returning Officer it any time between the  date of the notice and 2 p.m. of the day of  ' the nomioatiou, and in the event of a poll  lining neeessary, such poll will be open*  ed on Thursday, the 12th day of January,  190J5, at the Polling Station, next  Whitney Block," Dousmuir Aveone, Cumberland, B.C., of' which every person is  hereby required to take notice and gove.n  himself accordingly.  The qualitioatiou as candidate for Mayor  is as follows;���������  Ho must bo a male British subject of tho  lull age of twenty-one years and not disqualified under any law and have been for  the six months next preceding the duy of  nomination the registered owner in the  Laud Registry Office of land aud real property in ihe City of the assessed value on  the lust Municipal Assessment, Roll of $1000  or more over aud above any registered iu-  cumbennce or charge, and who is otherwise qualified aa a municipal voter.  Tlie qualification as caudidite for Alder  men is as follows:���������  He must be a British subject of the full  age of twenty-one years and not disqualified  under any law, and have been ior six  mouths next preceding the day of nomination the registered owner in the Land Registry Office of "land and real property in  the City of the assessed value on the last  Municipal Assessment Roll of $500 or more  over and above any registered iuoumberauce  or charge, and who is otherwise qualified as  a municipal voter.  Given under my hand at the City <f  Cumberland this 17th day of December 1904  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS, .  Returning Officer.  V    ."   'I' ''    1.','       '.'<'',IBBSS3SSSSBBX  NOT ICE.  MUNICIPALITY OF  THE CITY OP CUMBERLAND.  NOMINATIONS bor 1 SCHOOL Tiiustkr  will be received on Monday, the 9il* day  of January, 1905, at 12 o'clock uoon.  The mode of uomination of candidates  shall be as follows:���������  The candidate shall be nominated in writ-  TnKrthe^writing-8hall-beaubsoribed-by,tw.o_  voters of the Municipality, as proposer  ami seconder, and shall be delivered to the:  Returning Officer at any time between the  date of thu notice and 2 p.m. ot the day of  nomination, and in the event of more than  one nominations a Poll will be openoel on  Thursday, the 12.h day of January, 1905,  at the Polling Station, next Whitney Block  Cumberland, B.C , of which every person is  hereby required to take notice end govern  hitnsel accordingly.  Qualifications for Trustees is asfloUow-i���������  Any person being a houoeholuer ia the  Municipality and being a British subject of  the full age of twenty-one years, and otherwise qualitied by this Aot. to vote at au  election, of School Trustees in the vai-1  Municipality shall b.* eligible to be eleoteii  or to serve as a Sohool Trustee, V  The   term  Householder InoludoH  over'',  oerson who holds and occupies a dwolliii  yielding a rental value of aot less thon $60  pur annum. *  fl-iv ii uudnr my hand at the City ol  Cumberland thin 17th day of December 1904  LAWKENOB W. NUNN8,  Rf.turiiin������.Offiiwr  oo'ooo oooooooooooopr  l Livery j  Teaming  O I am prepared  to O  g futesh Btylish Rigs $  O artPBo Tenniing at C  4" reasonable mip, x  O D. KILPATRfiK     5  ������ ClJMllKULAND 3  g O OOOOOOOOOuOOOOtJt)  Mt  ^^m^mm^^. an    ���������  *'mm^^������^-cQ.   yt\0\\*_f** #������* Oi. ]>';.������;S'ft.A $ L,(������#rj tU> .'���������(������ 9 u^'f   ������ *' V INr.  I  -HIDES SENECA DEERSKINS.  !'"lk- W'-.:**:'wp'D^'rt firi-.uno ������������������ -   ..  .... . '    ' , '-',' 'i,. 'VeVo''1 Hf-j* f-Tivj.-r    avi.  . KUin tl '  M.iiVWiiSjflif������'dL|*S" ������������������������  '������������������!'.������������������ MINN-: sor A  c.,'U5'ANDGt;T,::;v::":r'lk,nRrr?ro'"r''  E, EMDE,  H  il  H  N  n  oi  0  <  S  o  <  <  I  ui  <  CO  ft  o  CO  UJ  o  >  o  S  Cumberland  ���������eaeammimt  HIIftT 1. JILUUU.,^  NOTARY PUBLIC. CONVBYAKCBR.  REAL ESTATE INSURANCE AftKNT,  COMMISSIONER SUPREME COURT BC  "Ren t H~mjei vedr^-debts^collectMu  t^arms valued,     Veeds regiitered,  Detdw, Wills, Mining Papers, to., drawn.  OFFICES,   CUMBERLAND, B.C  ������������������ loi on Parle ���������Praneats."  For CANDIES  NovEi-rps,  Pictures,  FrameI'liii cleaning  "    of frames.  I'M  '**"  I 'I I" "Ml  ���������I    om.  Cnion  Hotel  SA.l^trBaL Q.  DAVIS,    yRox-^xs-roR  , >m-i  KhglUh 4 x BURTON aiwaya oa sap;   also, lh* fa-new IIILW AUXsW .  BESRS-Anheossr, Bohemian, Bohlita, he.     "OLD ORfiY BBARO"  8COTCB WHISKY.        Bast Wiaaa and Liquor* of all kinds.  The Boarding and Lodging Departflnent, under tha immediate sapMrintendeats of Mat  Davis, will be found First olass in e*re������j*.reaps**.  BAVII,  $1 .oo por day  Royal Baqk of Canada  Capital (potd *ap), $8,000,000  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������   OfUsMi     ���������������������������(���������������������������eo������a������a*aa*aee������e������e������ i#|VW|UW  Undi-rided 7rofll%    lvt.OOi  T. B. KBNNY, PsastDiMT. B. L. PIA81,  Bu  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  8ftvia|������ Book Department s���������B^eslta et $1 and npwatda raeaivoli  hsnsNs** ae������  lowed ai-fitreet rates, eooipoaadad ssriee each year on Wih Jane and list Deesene-sa.  Drafts enreit feints bought and sold.  R. E. WALKSR, HaMa**.  OFFICE HOURS 10 to Si    Saturday, 10 to 11;    open Paj Nights 7 p.m. ta ��������� f.ea  Campbells' : BAKERY.  .A Wane Selection of OAXEB alwnya on hand.  FmSBH BBJBJLD ������T*ry day.  Ordara for BPXOXAL OAJDBB promptly Attradod to.  Dnflsmnir Avenue,  Cnmkrland.  .. SMOKE ..  =S=sc  Dec:  ^"e^BtrVN^atOSSQM^  A VNION UAW. ClO.^R  FROM  THE���������  Cuban Oigar Factory  *i  MpaW?*"' >-Ji  '���������i J" ���������  timmmafJmm^mm^^^mwm*mm<mMmmm^m>mm^mmmmm  M. J. TaVOtUi, Proprietor,  HKXhUAQ, BC.   4��������� -^   fHE ADVANTAGE the puMio  hu������ in tmrohaning where tbey  21*$**&teItoe the article and are  KD.  HUNDEN.  At old -Studio,    Cumberland.  HOTXOE.  Riding on lQcdmoti������w^na."*lail ;  way cars of. the Union ^olUory  'Company by uny person-' or per  t-ohs���������except train crew���������to strictly  prohibited. Employee-* are subject tufliBini-Jt-al 'for allowing same  .���������i By order  f������AKcx������ D. Lrm.K  Manager,  :,���������������������������.- ������������������'.'���������  ���������������o-tt,<i.lf.   ., . ,r;., ,  I beg to inlorw ihe pabljc.tliir  im itnd alter JfinWW ><K>i *>  buBlnese will 5e styloeiyo^nh, Hy in  Hutiilrtction.  doing I can give* trtf FatrohB better  t, a Mwii iUiivob.  i I   Hill    11 111 i^ ii i I i ii  WAITED  MEN AND WOMEN in this county  and ndjoining .lerntone* to repreiwt  and ndveriite an ������tM mtablmhed buiineu  houce of Rotid fmanc'nl m.imlin"-. Salnry  l������ mun $ai wcttkly, to women .5ia to $18  weekly with Expfensue ndviuu'cd each  Monday bv check direct fmm headqunrt-  ma. Horile and Uukhv hirnished when  iiecosR-iiv; position permanent..  AdHrew Hlew Bros. & Co., I'ept. A,  Monrvn UldK-, Chu:auo> !���������������   TO Bl ������*AW������ IOB,  An E'fttmnn Kodak, 4} x3-) film.  Con $26 in New York, in perfect  ordur; a flnt-olae* instrument.  Ticket* 2Bo. eaoh--Apply thin oflloe  Our Dairy Chop ie an exoellen  MiU produoer. Only |24 per ton,  Napier & Partridge,  not disttppokitud ai tth'nn lending  away.  #.%oddart,  W*iehni������k������r   mad   Jeweler,  fiellB^goode at Kn^toru Prictt.*- and  haa a nice atook to m]6ut front.  EVERYTHING in S014D GOLD  AU purchai>c������ engraved  ,..,free of charge ^.,  P. STODDAfti  , Dimem-JR Avr���������        Cumberland.  ;'7    '��������� ������������������������������������''' ,        "'':' ���������  "'  WIUL(AM8 BROS,  Liverv Stabler  ' TcAsumtue and Draymxk ;  ; Sinoi-r and Douw.k moi :  :   yon Hibb. , -tiki 'ths***   ;  ���������    Pmompti.y   A^TSWOBU'tO.   *  ��������� ���������  i Third 8t,, CumbBrl������nrJI,B.C,  ; ���������   i ,i,riiiiiini"iH������i  WaVeriyv Hotel  TirKNOlaaa AccomnodatlsMi   r.7iat-Ba*������o*nabia Bata������....~__^���������  BEST OF WINES & LIQUORS.  PROPR1BTOB.  I  I  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIR&r-CLAHH  CANDY. FHUITH.  CIGARS A TOrSA*OOOtf.  ' fti-hit-r  il������Wi  W  WILLARD 1s ilrtpared to  ���������   flllanyOfderslwflaear  Hmvjt Harness, aJt -abort aiWu.  When in Cumberland  3m���������mmmemmmmmmtmmmm������������������������������������  v������t ��������� .-mm   wm ���������   ������������������������  WtAt AI TSS   VENDOME.  *W All Cohvkmumoi^ tea Guam.  Una Baa ia Srmian with  Best Liquors and Oigars  ft, S. ROBBTWON  WILLARD BLOCK.     Cumberland.  ���������iii,i   njiiiii i in        Baiaimo Oigap Iwtory  SMOKE  ^NTERPftlSE  CIGARS  BEST  i;  ON;.:t  EARTH.  Hf.infMt.UMd bj  >|OABLS * CO., HANAWO, B.0.  C. H, f'ARbfcLL.  High Grade Stoves  and nil Xitoheu Koqulramanta  8P0ETBMEN8 GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  was  ( r  amleaidemeettiimmmm  ������������������>--;:*  SSBSSSSKSMSKftaBS"  C^A^WWftMSUSSMdLWiUnMaH  ..aj^wtBy^wiweHMbM .ii^.|,gi-h.i������igj3iaiiaaiBnae.jgB|Hi1gg^  -3  ��������������� :'  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  laaiaad Every Xueaday.  W. B. ANDBRSON,    -    v-V '���������'."-"     Ma'ff.  '���������*   ������i-    .'.-v    ���������'     '���������'.    r  3        - -���������";  '   ������������������^������������������"-,,.���������'���������* K������      v-i^  Tha columns of Th* Nsws are open to all  who wish to ������*������*****������ thereto views o^nuVi.  tare of pablic interest ������X\-X'"-^.i'^i\ *'*  -While we -|a^nothold'onW^5,r������'tnonat'*--  hia for tha ntteranoes of correspondent--, wa'  ���������serve the right! of declining to insert  omainnioations onueaesiBrily personal.  TUESDAY, JANY. 4,   1908  Ksquim&lt & Nanaimo Ey  t  kets on sale, good over rail and steai-.er  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  i Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced Vites for-parties may  be arranged for on apphcation'^to the  Traffic Manager. . > */>?  *:>The,Company reserves the right to  change;*Hhoat prewoq^o|tc|, -"learners  i sailing'dates,anj-j^iiirs:^^ling.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good for going journey Saturday and Sunday, returning not later  than Monday. ���������      ;''      ��������� ,  Gkc.L. CoyRTtfKY,  Traffic Manager.  Cumberland  Hotel  ���������  fo.:  8. s*"City of Nanaimo.  Sail*from Victoria Tuesday, 7 ami* for  Nanaimo, calling at North Saanich  " Cowichan Bay, Maple Bay and Crofton'  whenjretght or passengers offer.   /  Leaves-Nanaimo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox..  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a-m��������� for  y,   Comox and way ports.  Ltavet Comox Friday, 7 a-n������-i -������r Na*'  hatmo and way ports.  Snils from Nanaimo Friday, 2 pro., for  Victoria, calling at Crofton, Maple  Bay, Cowichan Bay and North Saanich whea freight or passengers offer.  North; Saanich when tide and .weather  conditions permit.4���������-_-,"  VAMCOtJVKit.NANAIMO BOUTS.  S.S>,   ���������������������������JOAN."  'TT"  Sails from Nanaimo ^ a.m. daily except  Sundays.  JJ5aJlsJfo'Qrn_Y<*ncoiiver afier arrival of C.  .   " P.R. trat-a NalTBally except Sun-^  days, at i p.m.  , TIME TABLE EFFECTIVE  ���������:        CKJTpBBR 5fh, .1904.      ...  mmmm*  ���������tOTQRIA TO WELLINGTON.  Xw. 2-Daily, No. 4-Sundsy  .    A.M. e.M,  De 9CO....... ..VictorU De, 3.00  ������ .'9.88........Coldstream **   3.28  ���������MO'24..... ..Kot-uig's. ..' ..; ���������������   4.24  *��������� 11.00. .Duucau's     "   5,00  P.M.                                  V M.  *������������������ IB.86.,    ,    .Nanaimo....,...'-   0.42  Ar TMW.,    '    W  I'ngten Ar. 65.  WlLX-Xtfe? ���������*  10 vioroaiA.  No. 1���������Dall Nu. 3-Wuuda",  Ai H������ A* Ms  De.  8.00 Wellington,.,. :De. 8 00  ������������������   8.20. Nsnaiirio  "3.15  10.02 Duni'itn'  "   5,00  " 10.42 Knenjg'  "6 80  ��������������� 11.88 Clilmnmin,.... ���������������   0.32'  At 12.00 Victoria.,,'.,,,.>r 7.00  -    Thousand Mile and Comituituiipn Tic-  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND SECOND STREET.  CUMBERLAND B. C.  Mrs. J. H. Piket, Proprietreei.  .   When in Cumberland be but*  .   and stay at tbe Cumberland  Hotel, First-Clasi Accomodation for traneiant and permanent boarders.  Sample Rooms and Public Hall  Run in Connection with Hotel  Rates from $1.00 to 82.00 per day  HENRI'S HEKI2S,  3009 Westminster Road  100,000 Bulbs to arrive soon from  Holland, France and Japan.   . .  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees..  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES,  (IBti&K-  ...    HOU8K AND HARDY PLANTS  for Fall Planting,  Home Grown  and   Imported  Garden,  Field and Fjpwer Seedi, always  in sto-ik in season.  **��������� '    "i *  *   .       t-  -FERTILIZERS- ,. ... .,.  BElji ,HIVVES   and   SUPPLIES  Green house full     Plants. Cut Flowers  'Floral Work. Catalogues free, or  call and examine stock.  M. J, HENRY, >  VANOOUVBR, B.O  Morflocfyi Bros,  DREAD, Cakes nnd Pies delivered daily to any part of City.  FULL 8T00K OF  m   QromieH  t  Sale of Croyvn Granted Mineral Claims for Unpaid Taxes in the Qomox  Assessment District Province ot British Columbia.  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the seventh day of November, a,d., 1904, at the hour of  Ten o'clock a.ra.^at the Court-bouse, Cumberland, I shall offer for sale by Public Auction the Mineral  Claims in the list-thereinafter set out, of the persona in said list hereinafter set out, of which Crown Grants  have been issued," for all unpaid taxes accrued, due and payable on the 30th day of June, 1904, or accrued, due and payable at any 30th day oi June, subsequent to the date of the issue of the Crown Grants  and ior the expenses of advertising this notice.  If the taxes 'and expenaea of advertising, as set out in said list, are not paid to tne on or before the  day of sale, the'claims may be sold to the highest bidder, nnd n conveyance executed to the purchaser  of all right and interest in said claims legally alienated by the Crown, by the Crown Grants thereof.  In the event of there being no purchaser, or if the price offered shall not be sufficient tp pay the  taxes and expenaea of advertising, the land shall absolutely revert to the Province and the Crown Grants  thereof shall be deemed void.  .* LIST ABOVE MENTIONED  b  NAMB OF PERSON.  DESORIPTION OF CLAIM.  Unpaid  Taxes  off  p  Is  {TOTAL  Gold Field, of ri-C  Bobby Bonis,       Lot  ValUea  901.              Island  11 00  2 oo  18 00  ������i         ii  Hetly Green         ������'  202,       ���������������          ������  9 00  2 oo  11 00  ii         ii  Daniel Webster     "  90S,       "          "  7 26  2 oo  9 86  Wilson, Senhler fc Bloomfield  Poodle Dog           "  90aa   Ohaiuie Island  13 00  2 oo '  15 00  De Beak. Batter A McKluuon  Jalie                    '���������  9M.   PhBliDe Arm  48 76  2 oo  50 76  84 15  Cbaone Mining Oo  White Woe,   .     "  9K   Thurlow Island  82 25  2 oo  Frederick Arm Mining Co  Bine Bells,             ������������������  2U,   Fndertok Arm  13 00  2 oo  15 00  . ���������*    . -'*"*.' ���������*                     i  Gold Bag,             ���������'  340.        "          f  10 26  2 oo  12 11  IS 95  11       /..V   J         II  Daahwood,            '-  MS,        "          "  U 25  2 oo  McC-Ulum Q'fr  S&oofly,                ���������������  941,    IhtUpeAsm  800  2 oo  10 00  Hoar*, JH  Goloonds,              ���������'  9ld,   Bsteto Basin  26 00  2 oo  28 00  Fair&eld Bxplosatioa Syndicate  Dorotha Morton,   "  9d1.   Phillip Arm  12 60  2 oo  14 60  ���������i             <i             u  Eva,                      ���������*  9U,       '���������      "  10 50  2 oo  12 60  Douglas Pine Mining Oo  Donj(la������ Pine,       "  971,   Thurlow Island  40 00  2 oo  42 00  II    ;"         ������������������  -���������-.air'  Oold B-a^ange,     "  9T9,       **         "'  18 75  2 oo  20 76  41.   'CJy*  ������|  Oo&e Fraotioo,       ���������*  9fl.       ���������������          "  1 25  2 oo  3 91  Nash. Martin  Champion,             ���������*  970,   Fanny Bay  5 76  2 oo  .1 TS  Whait-n, Wm  Commonwealth.     "  27T,  5 'J5  2 oo  r 2i  De Beok. Baper A MoKinnon  Coolsoo 0, Wisher O H, floare J H  Jennie B,               ������������������  978,   Phillips Arm  53 75  2 oo  86 76  Empress,               "  Kuld,                    "  979,       ������������������      ������������������  11 25  2 oo  18 96  B������a������������,,W A  980,       "      -������  68 75  2 oo  60 Tfl  i.      <i  Stella,                    "  281,       "       ������������������  32 50,  2 oo  31 69  * "      ������������������   '  Bluoher,                *���������  988,   FioderiokArm  62 60'  -   2 oo  64 80   '  ���������i      ������������������  Wellington,          "  288,        ������������������   1     ���������������  61 26  2 oo  08 98  49 80  ii      ii -  Waterloo Fraction *-  900,        ������������������          "  47 60  2 oo  u      ii -  Oontaet Fraotion   "  866,        ���������������          i.  1 25  2 oo  8 96  Fairfield Exploration Syndicate  Banker,                 "  281.   Phillips Arm  10 25  2 oo  It 16  it             ii            ii  Comoa Fraotion,    "  987,       -���������      "  5 00  2 oo -  7 00  ii            ii            "  Peroy,                   ���������"  288,       "       "  12 60  2 oo  14 60  "    .....     ������             *���������  Dorothy Morton fr'o'n  i 900,       -���������      ������������������  6 U0  2 oo  800  ii .    J*    ii            ���������������  Chimnang,.            "  319,       -������      ������  13 00  2 oo  15 00  II   '                  1.                       M  , Douglao,                 "  310,       ���������-      ������������������  12 25  2 oo  14 25  14 60  H                     ll                     It  Maggie May,         "  399,       ���������������      **���������  12 50  . 2<oo  Wells, Malcolm R  Blaok Prince.        <���������  318,       ���������������       ���������������   . .  21 50  2 oo  29 60  __IUd]eFjaiid Shaw  Barbonr                --   Harbour-Fraotion,-LL  Volunteer,              ������������������  339.    Measles Bay  6 75  2 oo  7 78  Radley, W V                                ���������-  ^364, _���������     *���������  2 50 .  T2~25~  2 oo  4 50  R-idley and Shaw  885,          ���������  2 oo  .    1*4-25--  Baclley, W V                               \  Protection, ,          "  356,          "  13 00  2 oo  15 00  Radley and Shaw  Adam,                    "  3W,  12 75  2 oo  U 75  it          ii  Sunset,                   '���������  816,          "  12 00  2 oo  14 00  .���������-..**:���������%.."'         '     -      '  Molly Gibson,       "  359,          ������������  12 50  2 oo  14 60  5    Ferguson, Robt Chaa  Isis,                      '*  384,   Phillips Arm  34 50  2 oo  36 50  ������������,..         ii  Annie Laurie,        "  386,       ���������������      "  38 00  2 oo  tt 00  li     l           ii  Riverside,              "  387,       ���������*       -  34 50  2 oo  36 50  McKinnon, Jno MoL  Theodosia,              ���������*  1831,   Malupba Inlet  44 00  2 oo  46 00  it            a  Saver King,           "  1839,          ������'          ������  46 00  2 oo  4/ 00  V                            II                                '    1.  Bluejacket,           "  1883,          '���������          "  40 00  2 oo  42 00  De Beolc, Geo W  Copper Chief,         ������������������  1834,          "         "  46 00  2 oo  48 00  Oullen, Janes  Copper King,         "  1831,           "          "  11 60  2 oo  13 50  Mathers, Adam and John  NknkUb,               "  127,   Rupert  12 60  2 oo  14 60  Mathers, Adam k John as Manson L  Klaaaeh,               ������������  IBB,       "  8 25  2 oo  10 26  Ma'tiors, John  A   Adam,  aud  McLaoghUn, Wm Henry'  ���������  I    Mafnet,                 "  129,        "  10 50  2 oo  12 60  Mathers   John  k Adam,   and  auahUo. Win tienry  ���������  L-rtWa,                 ������  t                *  ISO,        ������  9 75  2 oo  11.75  IiaughUu, WmsHeuiy  Vulian.              ���������  "  1", ,.  139,        "  'l  900  2 oo  11   00  JOHN BAXBD,  Assessor,  ���������::������������������'y- .''.'',,..,  OODKNC Al  laessment 3  Mstlict,  Dated at Oumberland 7th October," 1904.  ���������������������������  Ouml  lorland Poi  it Offloa.  UNION BREWING Co,  NANAIMO,   B.C.  The yearly return of the Book Beer Boason ii  brewer a������ well ae the public, and the  of interest to the  UNION BOCK BEER POR 1904  Will again show that special oare has beau taken in the matiufaoture o! tbt superior  artioU    Tha Uuiou Bnwinft- Oo.Yfioik hsi beta bieweed for a number of months  and storad ia *hak lamoea oelkwi until tt hai aaaohsd ths proper age, and U now  | ON BOAVOKT AT ALL HOTBLfl.  %Winters  | IN RKOARD fO THC  NOR'-WEST ft������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  I  ���������  ���������  I  TRADB MA-lKlk  DlfilON-*,  00MWI0.HT8 Ue,  Anyone lendlnff n iketqn and oowriptlon bim  BiolthroMortnin. /roe, Whetuw ainhiemt������i w  rob-tblTpntontjible. Comraunloailoni ntrliitly  infldentU). OjoMt SBenoy.iprieuiirlnK peioota  LAmerioa.  "WnhsTta Wotiliniiiipn oniuo,  8CIENTIFIC AMERICA,  besuM/ullr   " *  * "    "  wu'"i a ni>-  mmm}  raeutHie en m* art,������������������ ������������tm *m- ������->i*m wrnfii  Pointer No. t-lt is a purely WeiUern C n-*<Van ArftlCTltursl Po^r for Western  follttt No. 8���������*������'"��������� Por'w',!4 ���������>'*���������������'��������������������� '* *v* -"*������������������ *V!t"''" "��������� ,:,!"r nnnxatx i������  rtr-t-rter No. a>i'{!slw������V������Vafcan\^ l������ M������������ltebssn4 ihtN.W.Y.  rolNlov No.������-iti| M^^stlotii amn'ttoriaaiaai ui worth many tollers to each  sunse'lH-r.     . .  rolmttr No. T-afor-liy It is aliove ropt������������ch.  From Now fo December M, 1905, for $1.00  IM tt������������V>il.������<������ ���������' if* ''��������� *���������  ill  i  i  v  n  ������������������������    ���������.*���������'.-I  mm will M***-*. a������Wrtt������*������������������.  8ms|-| met ami tusssis iipm.  Aoaaaas m-,  TOE NOr-WEST FABMBR, Uttttltd,    m  r. 0. me* 1818, WINNIPCO. UAH. ~  I  \  A    O-O'OB'   QMYlit,  ������������������.'.,,' >.^vmhttmixiivr-x.i\tilQk, tmnwuwtar  i-n-,,'/iu-,������������v#'i'������t,'^iiti������Mi.4S/f<*>w^'i-r������<<'������  llno.-'rInglei|M"'  ������������������",���������.-.'���������>*     ,1       ������������������*���������������������������  iMfins '���������" ':������l*ii������!(rvh';.;',<5hoifttBa  -     - ��������� ' ,-f \r- ������t 't.  \ 1-f.������*illin!iTi-Vlii!'i,M������',t,������r:li if,r|i-i>..|������l<������ tony������>���������������*.  ir. ii.l.'uikkii .I.Ij... ',!v-'i.'.l������|,; 'f!|^������ii'.rilt*������Mi������l4'������  ,.r;,,,.Ui..!   '. i'rJJtrH.I!������!t(h/'ir.4,if''*lt*w������ll-*ee������  I il f.Kl'J'V il. .l.ti iii!,-,1'.  | 3 T E. VT. N A     nRKAMls  i a������������ ������,-<MI''- "'' '-I '���������*���������-';.*' "������l,| r.fjl S.bIi*,) "mlnfl  A*V *i.������", I.-; ��������� -tr ��������� i, ��������� ������>- *���������������.<-,t r������ v'-l'tPi! tl. Xfn 11*  -������ii)l." ttivi ������.'tl ������u.ia������, ������-}-.iJ������,l*t?<i<'l" 11������������ (wt 4������tt  .'.-������iir, Ar>'-. ������<s i'.l'AilAKTIiim WJ������ (X'AUITT   ,'.   .,      ,        '������������������' *-i>.     v---.fr vm Hmth  :>-><< i������������ u. -���������:. <r������ u * Stm*u OtxA tnd Ml* r������it-e>  .'. :-TT. VI! "*������!.". -RMjCo IOOU CO.  V.O, Boat ^091  Chlcopte 1't.H*. Maie.,1). ������. A. ~Y  M>:  DID THEIR DUTY     i  IN EVERY CASE  How Dodd's Kidney Pills Banish Pain in tho Back.  Cured Mrs. Jas. Murphy and Everyone  Else She Recommended Them To.  Rivor Gagnon, Que., Oct^ 31.���������  (Special).���������No complaint. Is so common among women, as Pam-in-the-  Back. It is a safe estimate that fully  half the women in Canada are afflicted with it. For that reasoo,, every evidence that thero is a sure, and  complete, cure in existence is thankfully received. ,- And thero is abundant ovidenco that Dodd's Kidney  Kidney Pills is just such a cure. This  district could furnish a dozen cures,  but one is enough for an example.  The one is that of Mrs. Jas. Murphy.  She says:  "I suffered for thirty-eight months  with a pain in my back. I,took just  one box of Kidney Pills and I havo  never been troubled with the pain  . since. I also recommended Dodd's  Kidney Pills to other people, who  complained as I did, and in every  case the Pills did- their duty and  brought relief."      '     - ' >  r  MASSANOGA LAKE.  Beautiful Bit of *\Vatar  In Northern End  ,   ot Addln&toii. County.  One of Ontario's' myriad lakes is  Massanoga, yet possessing a - beauty,  and character all its own. Situate  in the northern end of Addington  County, it is one of a great chain of  waterways of exceptional natural  beauty. Its chief distinction, however, is its Gibraltar cliff���������a mighty  wall of granite, rising sheer from the  deep, waters to a height of three  hundred and fifty feet, and stretching!  south and north for over a mile. Its  time-scarred front takes on as many  aspects as there are. atmospheric  changes, but it is a most wonderful  sight when the sunset colors transform its rugged features into a wall  of fire or a face of frowning. majesty  as viewed from the Narrows! or the  rustic Bon Echo Inn.     .:..!<>  Down near the Water's edge are to  be seen the mysterious pictures painted, by, unknown aboriginal artists of,  centuries ago, and as the eye traces  the outlines of men. and beasts and-  birds,     of canoes  and   arrows,.-the  wish becomes the keener to~liave"tW  curtain of time rolled back long  enough to solve the enigma, writes  Frank Yeigh in The Globe. If the  strange hieroglyphics arc an historic  account of a battle to tho death between Algonquin and Iroquois, in the  dim days when they had Canada to  themselves, so much tho greater is  the curiosity to know of the fierce  combat in the silent woods and by  the mighty rock.  -But tho rock has another claim on  one's interest, for somewhere hidden,  in its cavern depths is, so it is claimed, tho mysterious Myeis Cave���������for  half a century the quest of men who  fain would discover its secret stores  of silver. Somo have searched for a  lifetime, only to fail; companies havo  been formed to exploit the concealed  treasure-trove, ��������� and evert yet tho le-  gond or truthful story ���������*v.o*'ksiits spell  on scores ofi scQkprs, Climbing up,arid  ovor tho, sjdi������*<nhd.tsummits of Massanoga���������and ' hard, . climbing it is���������  traces aro visible, at many points of  much ���������fruitless blasting and quarrying  in the solid rock, The rock has scores  of deep fissures. A stono droppod in  a crovico will echo through underground depths, somotimes ending by  falling into water. Somo of these  earth cracks, are largo enough to admit a man,'and a'descent has booh'  made hy menus of ropes to a dopth  of nearly u hundred foot. But no one  as yet ha"* located tho exact; spot,  frohi which tho Indians brought the  Bilvor bars Unit dazzled the oyos of  John Myers, tho Bollevlllo merchant  of a past general ion, It is, therefore  at 111 open tn ''Ohio lucky Bonrchor to  become rk'h beyond compare���������or  prtwi! John MyorH find his Indian  traders cruel iluceiverH.  ������������������ ��������� i"  ~ i.  V A liP������nl AnlliniHy.  Tlio feeling upon the nubjoct of onths  among tlio oniilor colonists of Maryland 1������ shown by the following oxtrnct  from u poll lion of assemblymen of the  province, addressed to tlio lord proprietary In KM) und "BlguoO. by nil tbo  mmnbors present:"  "Wo do fin'tlior humbly roquost your  lordship that horoaftor such things na  your lordship mny doslro of uh may be  dono with ns llttlo swearing nB con-  vonlontly amy bo, exporlenco touching  us thnt a gront occasion ls given to  much perjury when swearing bocomotu  on mm mi " ���������  Qnlck Turn.  "Did you ovor mako any money on  tho board of trndoV"  ������������������yen, I mado $175 thero ono day In  lot* thnn twontv mlnuton."  "Whew!   Wlmt did you do with ItV*  "Oh, tliey got It back beforo I had a  chitnco to ace it."  -   Th* Canadian Country Hotel.  You sit down and pick up a menu  that contains an inventory of aH tho  provisions in thc house, down to tho  last biscuit. You pick out the differ--  ent litems you require, and they are  all'brought in simultaneously, ia  small sample dishes, thaUhave beea  aptly fikened to the' chiraFbath in a  bird-cage. There are tall glass platters for cake and biscuits; little glass  peppor-ppts for salt; little glass salt-  collars for jam, which; you eat with a  spoon; and little glass sugar-sifters  for mustard, which is served in the  form of. powder. There is a cruet-  stand in the middle of the table, and  your egg-cup is reversible���������an : egg-  cup at'one ond and a claret glass at  tho other���������so that, if you choose,  you may empty the contents of ypur  egginto the latter, stir up with salt  and pepper, and eat them American  fashion. On ono sido of the cruet is a  tumbler full of wooden toothpicks; oni  the othej1 a bottle of imitation Worcester sauce'. Your/, pickles are servedi  in a saucer like the jam���������indeed, you'  arc very likely to mistake the ono  for the other, if you are not careful;  and j'our butter is .handed to you in  ablate that was' originally!madd for  a doll's tea-set.  The fact of havkig all the courses  served at once -te, a little embarrassing to the ordinary Englishman, because the fish and joint get cold  while he is eating his soup; but the  native solves the difliculty by eating  -promiscuously. Most of the . guests  hold their forks like pingJ-ppng racquets, and' their knives like spatulas, i  Ono man in particular, whom we  watched, was eating pork, raspber-i  ries, cheese and pickles all at the  same time. The menus are ambitious,.  but; the "portions'" exiguous. Tradition says that a certain Englishman , j ust out from the ��������� old country,  ordered beefsteak at,ono of' these hos-  telries. They brought him some-;; in,-  the usual lilliputian saucer, and the  tenderfoot examined" it critically.  Tfie'n he stuck a fork in it, transferred thc entire helping to his mouth,;  (chewed it for a moment or two, and  said in all innocence, "Yes, that's it  bring me some like that."���������From "A  Spring Trip in Manitoba," by Charles Hanbury-Williams, in Blackwood's Magazine.  Europe.'������ Centenarians.  More people over 100 years old arc  found in mild climates than in the  higher latitudes. According to the  last census of thc German Empire, of  a population of 55.000,000 only 78  have passed the hundredth year.  -FrarfCc-Avith-a-populat-ion'-of-itO.OOO;-^  000 has 213 centenarians. In England thoro are 146, in Ireland 578  and in Scotland 46. Sweden has 10  and Norway 23, Belgium 5, Denmark  2, Switzerland none. Spain, with a  population of 18,000,000, has 401  pel-sons over 100 years of age. Qf  tlv> 2,250,000 inhabitants of Servia  575 have passed the century mark.  Two Great Rivals.  One day; not long, before his death  Disraeli sat for his portrait to  M'illais, who, noticing' that; ho was  deeply interested in a portrait Of  Qladstono, offered to give him/yonC  "I shall .be delighted tp'havo"/'itV"  said Disraeli, with what for him Vas  an almost eager mn'nnor;' "people  think that moro or less through our-  political lives I havo disliked''Mr,  Gladstone. To toll tho'^trut.h,"' mt  only ditliculty in respect to him has  been that studying him from day to  day and year to year I could never  understand him,"        , . ^ ',   ���������        '     /������������������ ,.  Fnmonr Plt-rmlelnn'-" Dlplomney.  Some Philadelphia physicians recently woro playfully discussing the fliplo-  mncy to bo .employed with young  mothers.  ' "When I am called to a house whore  'la n baby whoso sex I do not know,"  said one, "I am always embarrassed,  as .to how. to speak .of It. A mother al*;(  ways fools better If you ask hor,'���������IIo**'*  la tho llttlo girl?' or 'How is tlio Ilttjfl,  boy?' ns tlio enso may bo, as sho��������� usual*,'  ly takes prklo In tho box of tho child,  whichever It If"." '   ���������  Ouo of tho most famous physicians,  in the world remarked:  "I never havo any troublo In that regard, I mako It a rnlo to call all babloa  whoso sex Is unknown to mo -Francis.'  Tho mother doesn't know whether t  spoil It with an T or an 'o,'"  HATCHING BY HEAT.  Th������ Principle of Incubation Has Beea  Uaed For Ages.      ���������������  The ancient Egyptians from time immemorial have hatched large quantities of eggs'* by artificial warmth, applied through -peculiar but simple  ovens. ���������"''"���������'"��������������� ������������������--  Bonnemain, In 1777, was the first in'  more: recent times to put the process  upon a sound, commercial footing. He  Communicate^ to the Academy of  Sciences an interesting fact he had noticed upon the method chickens used  to break their shells; and for some  time before the revolution he furnished the Parisian markets with poultry'nt a time of the year when farmers  ceased to supply ify   , \  His apparatus was founded upon the  princlplo of "the circulation of hot wn-'  ter through a series of connected pipes,  a novelty which was afterward applied to the warming of buildings. Water saucers were placed in the egg  drawers to keep up the necessary  moisture, and twenty eggs were in-J  serted daljy, for twenty days, when the!  first brood appeared. In 1825 D'Arcet  obtained chickens by hatching eggs hi  the warm water baths of Vichy,       i  Modern incubators are essentially  water baths, with an automatic1 regulator to keep the temperature to 40 degrees 0." f ���������.. '���������:,��������� ���������>,. . .      ;..  .,; .. ������j,*���������      I  ���������-.���������v-i)-[,':'i,,������������������~..'i       ���������   '���������  MINERAL WOOL. <  THE ONLY TEA on the contiiiieiit that isJnSiSfeSl  M  CEYLON TEA. Its leadership is recognised. Black,  Mixed or Natural Green. Sold only in sealed  lead packets.   By all Grocers.  CONFIDENCE UNDER WATER.  A Valuable Pro������lnet From What "Waa  Once Regarded nn Waste.  Mineral wool is a soft substance consisting of, a mass of very fine mineral  fibers!" "which interlace one another in  every direction and-thus form an endless number of minute air', cells. It is  made quite simply, by directing a blast  of steam against a stream of molten  slag. Some _of the best is made from  blast furnaceI slag, an admirable illus-  tratiori of the value of what was once  regarded as a waste product. "  The slag is melted in a large cupola,  and as it trickles out of the,tap hole  it meets a high pressure steam jet  which blows it in fleecy elouds into the  storage room > provided for it. The  heavier wool naturally settles down  first, while the lighter portions are  blown further along by the force of the  steam, and so the material naturally  sorts itself.  Mineral wool is fireproof and may be  ,used_as Ji-Sound dcadenerjbetwgen the*  floors of buildings; it also serves as a  nonconducting covering for cold storage chambers and for pipes. For this  last purpose the wool that is ma-de  from sandstone is best, for it contains  no sulphur, which, when moisture is  present, is a corroding agent.  THE -BAGPIPES.  They Were *Uacd;l-y tlie Early Greek-*,  ;:;. Roman-* ii*nd:^ Egyptians.  , H'rtgpipes,   mentioned   in   Jeremiah  xl**$i,:,3GV "Mine heart shall; sound for  .���������tiifijnb like pipes; like pipes for.thpi^eni  ���������.of iKiryheres/'; and else whero in' Sc|lp-'  turd,;woro used also by the early Egyp*  ���������thins.; '.   ;i(,V ,      ,y\  - Both Greeks nnd Romans know'the"  ���������instrument, for a coin,of Nero shows5  upon one side tho tibia utricular!^' a  bag with two roods and nine pipes,  Procoplus also, who wroto about '550  AV D.,  asserts that  Roman  soldiers  sornetlmos marchod to the sound, of  the bagpipes, and it is not impossible  that they introduced them, into the  British islands.     , "..'���������' ."  Tho oarll0st, more modern roforenco  to them is in nn Irish USi, ot. 1160, and  aji Irish illurairin'ted MS. of 1300 do-  pi-pts a pig playing on tho bagpipes.  The Scottish hlghla'ndors woro tho'ilrst  Nnd only people to uso tlio great war  pplpe, as tho highland roglmonts still  ���������do, but, in spito of Bir Walter Scott's  (insertion, it is very doubtful whether  thoy charged at Bnnnoekburn to tho  '.-skirl" of tho pipes.���������London Answers.  How. Thla Flrat B-iaentlnl In Swimming M������y Be. Acquired, .  A person who Is timid about the wSj  ter .can overcome the greatest part of  the difficulty of learning to Bwim by  the proper use of a wdah basin.  The obstacle that nervous persona  meet in the water Is not tlie conscious  fear* of drowning, but an involuntary  nervous shock that causes them to  gasp for air even before their faces are  under water. It is this gasping for  breath that drowns people.  .Ttyey .cannot .'control the gasping, and  consequently, they often ' snap for  breath when their, mouths are under  iwater. As the buoyancy of a human  body is easily disturbed, a few pints or  quarts of water swallqwed.iu these.in-  voluntary gasping acts serve to sink a  person who otherwise w^ould float long  enough for help to arriv'e.     ' '  Now, if a person afflicted with this,  Involuntary fear of getting under water will thrust the wholo face, gently  Into nn ordinary basin full of water  every day and stay there as long as  possible it will be only a short time before the gasping sensation begins to  disappear.  Then the bathtub should, be used, so  that the bather,, lying .full length,, can"  Immerse the entire head. At first this  will bring back all the old frightening  sensations of suffocation, but the attacks will be of short duration, and  within a few days it will be found that  the'total immersion can be mahitained  for" almost a fuli minute without'dis-  comfort of any kind.  .   >��������� ,v,  Once a person has learned how per-  "fectly"~comfortable-one- can- be-under -  water the first great.'step has been  taken toward learning to swim. ���������  Many otherwise good swimmers have  never really acquired this calmness  under water,' The result is that when  such a sw.immer is caught in an undertow or a swirling current his' confidence-leaves him ns soon as he feels  himself dragged-under the surface.,.In-,  stead-of-diving or remaining motionless and so preserving his breath lie  gasps involuntarily nnd naturally swallows water, aud the :choJcii\g sensation  at once forces 'him to t .(vshalR i. what  '.brpnth he has left'and gasp agji^^., ���������  Confidence under .water sif6'ukl,"bo  tlie first lesson in swlrainlrij*.'''"'"       '  tt  A dog without n tall rouBjp'foel as  though ho were in tho dou������:������pl dumb  clasa.-riuuo (1111) Nows. 'V#tfr'    "  AN AID TO  Another Pool ClttoNtlon Jlnllcd,  "That |ii������iii������'UU'.n ut the r-ecoml cram-  Intr l������ a mlaplneod humorist"  ������������������NYhnl iniiki'H .vu������ iltliik no'-"  "T tiKkoil hhn today If ho wore gloves  on Kumhiy.  Ho said uo; he woro 'eui  on his handfi."  It doesn't holp a sick bftbyfoglvo  It "Hoothlng" drugs. On tho contrary, it lessons baby's chance of recovery. If your llttlo ones" show any  signs of being unwell promptly clvo  .Dal',)  tt   UIVIi     Tuultia     tin'i     .it^,     .lu'.V  ,  ���������spri'illly thi-y will bo hrlj^ht. r-hpor-1  ful, well and happy, . Tho mediclno  is sold undor u guarantoo that It  contains no poisonous soothing  stuff, or hurtful* "ffrug, and It, cures  nil ihn littln Ulfi of babyhood and  childhood. Mrs. \V, . H, Austin,  Fannlngton, N, 8., naysi "Baby's  Own Tablots nro Just what. ovory  mother needs when hor llttlo ones ftro  cutting thoir tooth. When my llttlo  ono cries 1 give him a Tablet and It  holp* him nt rmce. Mothers who uso  tho Tablets will havo no trouble with  ihi'lr Jinhlos." Bany'i* Own Tablets  nro sold hy all medicine dealers, or  can bo had by mall at 95 cents a,  box by writing tlio l*r. Williams*  Medicine Co., lIroekvllIe,.Ont.  *���������        Tlio'Wornout Old. Mnn.  Whon wo bocomo old wo want to got  Off tho streots, Wo always sympathize  with tho old men who havo nothing  to do, who are hot wanted any whoro  and who havo-no place to go. When  wo .beeomo old and usoloss wo want  a(place of our own to go torn pla6o  that ls absolutely our own and that  kw.jjan, .wanngo as wo pioaso. w4o-  hopo It will bo a HttJo placo whoro  wo can pottor with fruits and flowers,  vegetables and-f(ihlckona, nnd keep  busy. Wo ddn't want to giro pooplo,  oppQrtvinlty to show noglect nor Idle  tlmo in'which to soo visions of tho  grim monstor. Old men who loiter  about tho' streets, it always looms to  us, mako a mistake  ���������    ���������   .-..- .yj^-ihil.���������'���������*������������������  w"6'p e r a  (jJasses  How much the enjoy-  Ts-atnent   of   an   evening's  '^ entertainment depends on  ihe quality of your Opera  Glasses.  A pair'that cannot'fail to  give   aatiilaction    it   our  - special pearl mounted, No.  -  90164 at S8.50.  Our tlore'-t reputation of  fifty yean Mtures satulaction  in purchaiing. Send (or complete catalogue.   ,, ,   ,  KYKIE BROS.  ������������������DIAMOHD'tfALL*-    '  H.V  \  CouKolnu*- Vlrl-ne,  Senator .Blowou (proudly')~No, sir;  no one' has' over atiompied to brlbi1  mo. Senator kotehcni���������Novo? in Ind.  Somo day, wlion It's a closo vote, you'll  V How" deep . is " tho   sea?���������A ������������������st'onc'.'"  throw. ���������' '  ;NWliat'nro the must clKllcult ships lo  conqiior?���������Hani sli i ps.  ;\Vhiin    is   a   shii������   Hki* n pnlutor?���������  Wh������ij'iSho Hhows her color-'.  Mlnard's Uiiliiicnt Cures Burns, etc,  "   ���������       i'i ' **'*"  Colonel 'John's., Moshy's l}ivt(,'j-t^en  from liifii wlifii ,ho wus, 'M-rloM'-J-y  Woundod in ' ^V'h'glnla,,^.,' ])������(,"i<fijlii������l,1.  18fH-, \r hi eh ovor Hlnce , Iuih ln'on 'In*  poHsesHJon ;'6f'a latly ,nt,'.'tOi,ii'ngi'l'' jN.  ���������J.}, hna[ JiiNt boon sfml'ibucl' tip, jts l'������.������  inoiiH (iwncr.;       ' ....  1  '. ���������'t������Bi'aonrii.-|i       '  "Is" there nnythlng ,you don't neod  that I might.tako?" nskod tho slovonly  . old junk man, watching Subbubs pack-  4ng his goods on tho moving van.  "Ym," <������-innpr*d Suhhiihs; "n bnth."���������  'texchango. ____'  Denpernte,  "Can you  mako both ends moot,  Tat?"  . "Hlmro and I can't malts.oho end  moot!"  Wino Voting Mnn.'  j Elvlrn-And did ho kiss yon bofoi-p  your chaperon? Mr,rela~Oh, no. Ho  was wl������o enough to kls* hor first.  What are your friends saying  about ybuP That your gray  hair makes you look old?  And yet, you are not forty I  Postpone this looking old.  Use Ayer-s Hair Vigor and  restore to your gray hair ait  tlie deep, dark, rich ooldr of  early life. Then be satisfied.  \ia\^?Mlt^a&am^a, X, Y,;  AKffirlii.-i for sMilNtllhffffi  Dark Hairl  Superfluous-l^air  Removed by the New Principle  - '     ���������  Electrolysis, X-ray or depilatories axe  offered,.you on tho bare word of tho  operators' a n d rhanuf-id'tuf'efar' * D E  MIRACLE is not. It is tho only method  which is indorsed by phjfflifeianr," Sur-  g.ofmsj'dQi'matologists, medical^jeurnals  aad'prominent magazines, booklet will  willv.be sent free,, in plain.'' |aaled  en**elope.'  Your money back without question If  it fails to' do all that is claimed for it.  DE 'MIRACLE mailed, Sealed in  plain wrapper, on, receipt of $1.'; '.Write  forib tq-'iay to DE MIRACLE CHEW.  IOAL Cp., 23 .QuiiBN Stokst West,  Toronto, or  ������ R60Eflt  .,,- toko'nto, ont.  COMPANY  LIMITED  . V  "'. *  I V  mkaemni Bm"**mewnra*te*. ���������wiwiwhii"i-n-w< r*r 1   ^veye *t'������������-Ji,(i  , Why is'.a Hchoolninstor like a shoV-^"^:;,'.^ , t  blacji?���������Jlo'.'uuso   ho    polishes tlio un-- :���������.  dorstniilllngs. ' ,' ��������� ' ;���������'   ;  rmwamememrart. am'aamaikmmemiwmm  ���������\<v;tmmpm'tfy  1,, WWa  ������������������\  mm^muiee  ���������mk-'^'^ "  t'dr^WT gnrfflsnt./^eajilng the  rS^ld^Bb^iy no patter  untenl^^efiuarnntce-  It, endjlback ,iip- that gharan.  shrinks/*' "'  Stanfield's  UnshrihKetble  fits Ilka a new skin���������fits  every port of the ,body���������U  warm, #nug end comfort*  ������Me. Made1;������! the famous  Nova Scotls wool���������lu sit  wcigJUib ts������������uit all tcuti-a*  turn fcom Halifax  to'  (he Klondyke;    , [  Insist Utft.yoar dtalcr  L*;jrives you^tanfield's���������  k * the tJuderwear: that  ,     will  not  V   "hrlnk.  ���������;-. M  '   V  if.  ti iitfy >  I  IV  ",'..-.,,, i  1  A'\.  ���������>' f  SCIATICA  CURED  Another   Triumph  For   Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills.  \  Mr Etsell,ofWalkcrton,Suffered for  Months and Got no. Belief Until-  he Began the Uso of These  Pills, ;  0/ tho many employees of R. Tru-  ax & Co., Walkertoii, Ont'.T none  stands higher in the confidence of  his employers than does Mr. Thos.  ���������J. Etsell. Ho is an excellent mechanic, and bus .been in. the employ  of thi.* firm for upwards of ten  years. Hut although Mr. Etsell now  ranks among thc few men who are  never absent from their post of duty,  thc time was when he wus as often  absent as present, uii because ol" his  physical inability to perform his  work. For years Mr. .Etsell was a  great sufferer from sciatica, and at  times the suffering became so intense  , that, for days he was unable U������ leave  ���������'the hoiisc'. l'"  During these years, Mr. Etsell, as  may readily be imagined, was continually on the lookout for some  remedy that would rid him of tho  disease, but for a long time without  success. Doctors were consulted and  although ho took tho treatment prescribed, it did .not help him, Then  he tried electric treatment, but'"this  also failed to give relief, and in  despair he had about made up his  mind, that his case was hopeless'and  that ho would be a suffering, helpless cripple to the end of his ^'days.  Then ono day a neighbor advised  him to try Dr. Williams' Pink-Pills.  ,,At .'first he refused,' believing 'they  would prove ��������� like other medicines-'  but the neighbor was, so insistent,.  having herself been greiitlv'henefjted  'by thcsc'pills, so that a,t;?l'ast :he consented. ��������� The-remainder.1 df the. story,  may best'be told in -his; o,w;r" words: ���������  "When I began taking'these'pills,'"  said,Mr. Etsell to a reporter'rof the  Telescope, "I had been off work for  threo months. The cords of my right  leg were all drawn up, arid ij could  only limp about, with the aid-of my  stick. The pain.. I suffered was terrible. 1 could not, slepp at'Vll during the night, nnd f:wu's' nr-iiit������ei;^  both day and night. At first I  thought the pills were'*doing vmeL* no-  good,   but   after   1   had   ta^en   six  ' boxes I fancied I was feeling, better?  and was ei-coiiraged to continue , the  treatment. After that, I got better  every day,    and   by  the time 1 had  ~"t'SkcTr'abfHru~fiiteeiriroxes~^cvcry~-ves=  tigc of pain-hud disappeared;! , For  over  a  year/'  continued Mr.' Etsell,"  ��������� "/I/havo    not had a'twinge of'pain,  ' and- although, I   am forty year.*;   of  age   I   feel   as-   well as when I' was  \wenty,    Pink Pills cured mc,  and 1  havo   no -hesitation    in   announcing.  ' them' the best uicdicinu in the world  ��������� for sciation."     ' ���������  'r The cure of Mr. Etsell prows   tlinf  .",p'r. Williams' Pink. Pills 'are not   rin  ���������'ordinary   medicine',   and   tliat   their"  power io cure in all  troubles of  the  L   blood or nerves places thorn  beyond  all   qther ' medicines.    You  can' get  ' thoso pills fl'otn  iiny medicine clouler  or direct by mail at 50 cents a "iox,  ���������or   six   boxes  for' $'2\5Q" by ^writing  Tho    Dr,   Williams'    Medicine     Co.,  .. Brockville, .Ont. -,  See that   the' full  '' ..name,  "Dr. .Williams'" Pink  Pale   Ppople,"   is    printed  wrapper; around ovory box.  Georgiana's  Lenten Duties  By RUBY DOUGLAS  Copyright, 1001, by T. C McClure  Eaton's well marked brows -were  drawn closely together In a frown.  The letter he had just finished reading  obviously did not please him. He returned the delicately scented missive  to its envelope nnd leaned back in his  chair.  "Hang the new minister!" he commented mentally. "Hang Lent, too!"  he added aloud.  , '"Faithfully yours, Georglana,'" he  repeated! "And she signs herself that  way because the new minister always  uses that form, does she? 'Isn't it fascinating?' she asks in her inevitable  .postscript, No, I cannot agree, with  Gcorglana. It has no fascination to  me. Inasmuch as she lias always signed  herself, 'Lovingly, Georgle.'J'  Eaton began to pace the room, and  as he thought over Georglana's letter  he grew more disturbed In mind. It  was all about Lent aud sewing bees  and flower guilds aud parish aid societies and'tbe new minister. The pastor said purple was the proper Lenten  color, and shfe had a new gown of that  shade in which she looked "perfectly  stunning." -Aside from purple being  the penitential colore the. new minister  adored It, of course, after his college  colors, orangey a!hd~black. ;, He was a  t Princeton marj,," _v... ������}  J "A JPrincetpn.cad, probably!" thought  *Eaton as he continued to make a eh':  cult-of his room every half minute.  -"Girls' are silly over the; cloth and  'brass .buttons.'1 One is &s: bad as1 the-  other!'; All the prejudices Eaton ever,  "ti'ad against" ministers and girls and  humanity irt general came trooping Into his ruffled:thoughts.   '   ;.   ���������      '"'''  * He^aud ''Georglana,  although  they-  were not definitely engaged, had more  or less of an understanding as to their  : future." flnd^ihcfe^h'S^hadi'. been ih Boston  Georgiaua's  letters  had  been,; a  continual; so**rce--qf comfort to him.  And noiy, because it was Lent, she  'said���������because .of-' the"  new" minister-;  Eaton'believed���������she'wouid have to de:  prive herself "'of the pleasure of. writing  itb_hIm_bVofted^^_She_TWOi���������ldLsave _the_  ista m p -(pennies'. f Or "-- her' ��������� contribution,,  box.,'"'The new minister'was so en  th'uslastlc^ about haTirig"a >lar������e Easier'  offering; and she was' going to help  .would dine with them too, and she am  want Eaton to meet him. He was so  helpful.  "She is crazy���������clear crasy���������on thc  subject." thought poor Eaton when  he had finished this letter, yueer lit  tie hopeless feelings entered his bean  and pulled at the strings which nt-re  tofore bad been so free from knots  and tangles. Would he go and set  Georglana once more or would lie ro  main In Boston and let. her religiou-  , fever lead- her into the sea of ruatri  mony with the ne*v minister?  1 Holy Saturday found bim on his wn*  to New York and Georglana. It was  late when be reached the Carelton  borne that night, and, to his surprise,  he was told that Miss Georglana was  In the study.  "With the 'new minister,'" he  thought, as he waited for her. His  heart dropped deeper and deeper into  the despair that had been drawing it  down for weeks. Could she not save  one evening for him when she had not  seen him for months?  All smiling and radiant and, If Eaton  could only have detected it, with a  wicked little twinkle In her eyes,  Georglana anneared in the doorwav.  "Gordon!" she cried and held out  both her hands. Eaton took them in  his own, but he was formal In his manner.  "Georglana," was all he said.  "We're just rehearsing the sermon."  she said wickedly. "Come on in." And  she dragged him inwillingly from tbe  room.  This was more than he had expected,  but Georgiana left him no alternative  but to follow her. She even held on to  his hand. Was,she going to enter the  presence of the new minister lh this  fashion* , ,  "He's so anxious 'to 'see you, Gordon," said Georgiana as- they crossed  the hall. Eaton wished he had not  come. ,. *  Georgiana opened the study  door.  "Jack," she said to the young man un-  ''der the green lafnp. "Gordon'svcome."  And then sbe stodd In the middle of  the floor and watched the two men  'grasp hands."  "Jack Carelton," said Eaton after a  minute. "What the���������that is���������Georgiana, why didn't you tell me?"  Georgiana laughed and sat down in  .ihe<-big'leather .chair-under tbe light.  "I wanted to get some fun out of Lent  when Jack made me'wprk so hard to  ���������help him in his new parish.   And this  was such.fun!- .Your letters���������oh, I did  -laugh-so !y-^���������   ,^,-^-**J^-*-������JMJ,**-������J"J-������-^,^-������J,Sh^^J,������^'J,*^,^������J  MRS. PEPPERS  TACTICS  By  HARRIET  WHITNEY  |     Copyright, 1903, by T. C. McClure  ^MjJ������-^.^������'.J.J.tHjt^������^l^t.������'*������jH������.������}������^������..J^.������.^l."-.  *  *  f  It was 7 o'clock Monday morning,  and the smoke of Louizy Cottonwood's  wash fire in the back yard was threading its blue haze into the fresh, early  air.  Louizy's father,-Lyman Cottonwood;  striking out 'cross lots, lagged n little  while ho started his after breakfast  cob pipe. His gaze dwelt ruminatlvcly  upon' the big ash hopper a few moments, then traveled back to the form  of his daughter just appearing from  the smokehouse with a tub in her arms.  "Loiiizy!"  The young woman turned her head  around, set her tub upon a backless  chair and came forward, her low. flat  shoes patting softly over , the short  "goose grass." Her figure looked skimp  in its blue calico washing gown; her  locks were hempy in color and not tco  plentiful; she had gathered them up  high and twisted them so tightly that  Vhe outer corners of her eyes were  drawn upward like those of a Chinese  woman.  "Louizy." said her father, leaning an  elbow, on a corner of the hopper, "I was  goin' to tell you an' furgot the Widder  Popper's n-comln' up today fer a basket  o' windfall Spy apples to niako dura-  plin's, an' I gotter be at Harris' all day  iielpin' thrash. You show 'er where  the good ones is at. an' don't you sass  'ernone; y* understand?/  "I ain't carin' how many Spy apples  she gathers. Beckon apples wasn't the  only thing you an' her was settlin'  about ycs'duy evenin'."  "Wull," Lyman, looked off slantwise  across the hopper. "I got 'er penned up  35������?"*"*^'     *  im?.~*'Lou"zy began to nn tue basket  with the bright streaked windfalls, but  Mrs. Pepper plumped herself, down  comfortably into the clover.  "Sam Dorkins is goin' on forty," said  she meditatively. "He's a sight nigher  to my age than yours."  Louizy paused suddenly-In her task A  and looked queetioningly at the widow.*  ��������� "Oh, I was jest a-thinkln'," tlie latter.?  observed carelessly, biting juicijy into'  a big apple. "Me an' Sam was oilers.*  good friends.   Bettor stop now, Louizy/  row lane between his turnip field and  his tobacco patch stopping a gap In tho  fence when a thudding of feet on tho  mellow earth drew his attention. A'  broad shouldered fellow was swinging  briskly along with an ax on his shoul-  dei. ���������  "Hello, Unc* Lyme!" be hailed chew)-;  fully. *  "Here, yon. Sain Dorkins." Lyman  barred bis way with belligerent elbows.  "This yere lane's a private one, ef yo*i  want to know it. an* you've gotter keepi  'way from Louizy Cottonwood, whethej*-  you want to kuow it er not."  "I ain't agoin* to tote the lane off  with me, ner Louizy neither. I wasn't  aimin'"to stop yere. Didn't know es I'd!  spile the lane goin* through it to the  Widder Pepper's." ->  "Widder Pepper's!" bawled Lymak  frantically. "Whut business you goin*1  anywhere nigh the Widder Pepper?" -j  "Come, now, Uncle Lyme," grinnedl  Sam. "don't hev a fit. Reckon I kin go  chop a little stov.e wood fer a good look-  in' widder without you floppin' up. llko  a skyrocket. I've knowed the widder,  a many a year." * ......  "I don't keer a con-taked turnip seed!  whut you've knowed," foamed Lyman.  "The widder kin git stove wood without you a-cuttin' it. You take an' let  that widder alone er you shuck off yes  coat an' watch out fer me." '  "Sure, now," returned Sam, "yott  know I'm a younger man 'n you.'Uncle  Lyme; betternot be too biggoty." Yo*  may  think  you're the only speckled  es clost es you ever kin pen a woman.  The darned contrary birds won't never   bean in the hill, but widders is notion-  give you a square out 'yes' till atter the  Pills ^for  on    the  JAPS CALLED .HOME.  The'Japanese section hands " who*  nro working'on tho Northern Pacific  railroad hnve rccolvod word for all  inuinburs of tho llrst reserve of the  .Japant'sti army to return to .Inpun  at onco for military. piirnoHCN,  '' ���������. ' ��������� ' ' -' " ;. ' ���������"'  OLD EMPLOyEE DROPS DEAD.  ThonuiH A!.VvNori'l8, d!> '.yqnrH ol'"  ago, one of, tho oldest ompluyoe's of  ihe'VCraiKl >���������'Trunk,1' droppod dead  shortly before' 7 o'clock���������.���������Wednowlay'  luiornlng at IiIh residence on Maglll  Ktroot, Hamilton.! Ho, was' Htnl'ting  out foi* work.  I  i  1'OPli;    UKNIKHI'UMIY-  JIIH   l'OOIt  .'���������;������������������'���������'    ;; ��������� HRI'iATtVKH,  Pi'biu floiiiu l'oiiioh Uiu ruporti that.  Pu|j������ PiiiH X Ih bolng kept ..busy trying to prevent hit* nuinoroiiH fola-  IIvoh from leaving their rustle Iumiioh  for Um Eternal City,'' 111k JinlinoHH  Iiiih , more noplioWH and nlocos than  mil' pope Ivofot'o lilm, nnd hIiicu ho  Iiiih boon made'tbo bout! ofthd .Ho-  'nuin Catholic church v thoy ai'u all  two, have Hiiccoodi'd . Thorn* are Hjg-  iiiir I'nnillii iB.ul IiIh hIhUii', Sljrnoriini,  Nln<y Pnroiliii who foi'iuoiiy lived at  HHko, Hlgnoclnii N'lrm, 'who hnn ho-  conui quite a, grand lndy hIiicu kIki  'piiiiio to live In this city, recently  paid a vIhII tn her native town,  which turned out. In full gain to do  hor honor, In n lullnr to her uncln,  Popn PIiih, hIiii coinplnlned that the  vlHltoi'H do nol  leave linr   one   iiio-  TiHvit'u poiu'ii Tliii^' want hev Intov-  ceHHlon for the moNt vnfleil roasnnH.  from bloHHing an infant, which Iiiih  been named for ITIh hollnoHS to procuring nil sartH of poHltloi'H In the  Vatican for nil kinds of pooplo.' Sho  1n,kopt biwy nil tlw* day telling hor  towiiNpuopUi how thu i'opu H|iemlH  his day, how many hourn ho aleeps,  what he oatH, how hp looks, what he  nays, whother ho thlnkH of bin townspeople onco In a while, Ono thine  which hnn plonmod thorn moro than  all others Is tho news that "Our  Poyo" still declares that tho dlnh of  "polenta coglloso" (polenta with  ho good to him at- whon cookml in  hotter than when cooked In his sister's kitchen.  "'Yes,'-" added Carelton, "Georgiana's  ��������� a trump,bf a ���������sister, for a rising young  curate." He was not. ministerial in his  manner of talking to' his sister:  "Well, I say, Carelton,- suppose you  go-now a������d study up on the marriage  service," said.Eaton hiritfully.  And whehdarelt-on- looked back as  he left the, studj^he decided to take  Eaton's' advice.  "JACK OARW-TOX I"   SAID BATON APTKB, A  .,,-���������;-, . M1NUM.  him,  It was only right that one should  deny oneself the greatest pleasures ono  bad in llfo during. Lent.   ,      , ���������      .  ,  "It must be a groat pleasure," rai'sod  Eaton ju'castlcally,  Ono of tho first things ho did after  rocolvlng Georglana's letter was' to  send lior a book of stamps, with tlto  request that she continue her lotloi;s  to lilm nud not eonvort the '.stamps  Into nionoy, for hor���������her conti'lhutlon  box. Hilton wanted to uso somo Im-  polllo (iiljootlves boforo writing contribution box, hut, in doforoncD to  Ut'Orgliiiia, ho rofralued.  Tlio ntnmps failed In thoir purpose,  for Gooi'iiluna did not wrlto often, aud  hor letters wero brief and devoted to a  recital of her Lenten duties. Onco sho  oondoseondod to become porsoun) and  tell hi in how lovely sho looked in that  royal purple gown and to express n  wish that ho might soe'.hor In It.  Eaton ochoed a portion of her wish  only. lie lunged lo m>o (ieorgiuuu, hut  the dross could rnmiiln out of his  vision, nlwnys, If fate so willed it.  Tlio socond week boforo Eastor  Ocoi'tsUnia Bald that sho would not bi  able to write at all during holy wei-lr.,  os thero was so much to do, There  was a lltnny service every day; thew  wsre Oood Friday preparations and tin  three hour service; sho was helping the'  minister with his confirmation class  and -with bis Easter sermons, which  was n grant undertaking for so young  ��������� man. "However," sho went ou to  ���������ay, -'w������ will expect you, as wt have  Dlttusd. for Kaster,"    Tbt minister  The Fisherman's Regret.  ' They had a fishing club In one of the  middle states;'��������� the keeper and factotum  of jthe "club, was, I'Qld Sammy." Despite  his healthful occupation, age grew on  him,''and"unable longer tp "watch? the  river, there ,was only one place for the  lone old man���������the county house. Hero,  us,tlie end was surely,coming,,tho pas--  tor if "the' church was' asked to see'  hlra. To meet the' Great Proprietor  with a vast 'accumulation of debt'Is  an ordeal that every wise mau may  well dread nnd seek to prepare for.  The man with tho gospel, trying to induce Sam to seo the prime ���������necessity of  climbing the cliff to touch the place of  blood, was leading him to admit his  bankrupt condition, that lib might claim  mercy,of him whose "property Is to  liave mercy and to forglvo," "Sammy,  f expect you've done many things you  wish you hadn't done; haven't you,  now?" But Sammy was noncommittal,  "Well, novir," pursued his visitor, "If  you had your llfo to livo over again,  wouldn't you do differently In somo  respects?" "Maybo I would," was tho  cautious rejoinder, ������������������Well, now, sup-  poso you hud the chance of living all  thoBO years ovor again, in what particular would you do dllTorontlyV" After a minute's sllonoo, tho old man,  Into to. tho ruling spirit', ��������� strong ovon  In death, replied: .V.'Woll. If I,had |uy  llfo to livo over ii ilrn I ii, I'd fish moro  with bait than with fly/'-Outlook,  Former Elephant*.  Tho groat northern elephant polished  ns a spoclos In tho prime of llfo, It  had lived under most prosperous conditions, Its euemies woro fow and  comparatively Impotent, Alono among  other contemporary animals, the saber  toothed ilger occasionally perhaps got  the better of an antagonist which  must hnvo boon loss sonsltlvo to" tho  flint tipped arrows of mora human as-  Hiiilauu than Ship Suruoon Uulliver  was to the multitudinous pricks of Lilliputian missiles.     '  Inoxhnustlblo supplies of food, too,  wero furnished by the forests and  swamps of the vast European continent to tho terrestrial lovlnthuti, which  accordingly multiplied and throve exceedingly. Thon was tho culminating  epoch of the proboscidean family,  Thick bldod animals wltb tusks and  trunks attained a larger sl/.e, rungod  over * wider tret of the earth's surface and existed more numerously sad  In imter variety tbiu ever btfow or  slnce.-Bdlnburgh Review.  9ammmmmtemm>'amml nm ������ ��������� ��������� 11 ~ i^mmmm i m mi    ni i ��������� ���������iiia* r������> ������������������������������������-��������� -i���������  preacher's sent fer. But you kin count  on havin' a stepma before pumpkins is  ripe." , ,  "I wouldn't, think, theu, paw,"  Louizy's voice became mildly reproachful, "seein' ho*.y happy you're a-goin'  to be, you'd begrutch me���������an'���������an'���������  'Sam"-   T-Tpi-_father. came _up_from_hi3_Io_u_ngi  I ing attitude with a jerk.   .  [    '"Louizy Jane Cottonwood, how many  times I gotter tell you that's diffruntV.  Now,   listen  yere"���������he ticked  off  his  points with tbe forefinger of his right;  hand In the spread palm of the left���������"I  told you the whutfors an' whysos yes'-  day, an* that's nuff said.  An' now listen at this: Ef I don't find Sam Dorkins at Harris' thrashln' today It's a  sign he's over yere, an' ef he is you'll  sec me back, an* you'll see me bounce,  Sam over the fence Into the bresh quick  enough to jolt bis cars crooked.' Now, J  mind whut I've told you,"' |  Louizy shod so many tears over hor  wash that morning that when the fat  little Widow Pepper camo with her  basket she cast many sharply Inquisitive glances, at the red rims of the for- ,  lorn maiden's eyes.  ��������� "Looky here, Louizy Cottonwood,"  sold she at length as tho two trudged  up to thc orchard, "you ain't boon act-  In' the baby 'cuuso your paw wants to  marry ug'In, hov you7"  "Louizy shook her head.  "I wouldn't care a speck if he married tomorrow If ;,l"^||thnyo tho mnn-  noi's to Jeavo m'^lf* Sam .Dorkins  alone."        '   '!���������  ;"4*y/-i'���������'-���������'���������   ������������������:* ���������     I  "Hurapli," said tlio'widow.' "W'1,!^'8  ho liiylii*ii*pajsalnst Sam?" ,  .''V^j- '.i''v  "NotlUja',; piirtieklor, but ho 'lyws,  thoi'o'S' ho';senso of me a-raarryln'ffor,  half a dosjoh years.er so. He's eo'uritln'.'  on takln' a lot of city folks to board of'  Hummers after you an' him air married,  an^lio says two women Ml bo needed to  cook for'am.''  "Well, I say!" Mrs. Pliobe Pepper  brought ,tho ojtclamation out wjth a  chop, Thon sho stopped In tho path and  langhod with a hcartlnoss that threat-  onod to break her apron strings. Mrs,  Popper was short and wldo, and her  llttlo round, dark''face 'expressed a mixture, of "good nature, shrewdness and  obstinacy,  "He's a curious''old plant, your paw  Is." said'she, *'bnt I've jlHt got this to  my: Hf, any man o' mliio over takes*  any summer honnlei's lio'll do tho cook-  In' or else ho'll hlro It dono."  Louli-y hIiooU hor head dlHscnllngly,  "You'll think dllToront when paw gets  you."  "lie nln't got mo ylt," mild the widow  cheerfully, "Looky horo, Loulscy, how  old fllvynu?"  "Tlilt'ty-thrp**," entiffRfifd T.onl'/.y, with  a sllnht blush.  "The law me! An' you'ro scared to  marry without your paw says, you  klnV"  T!ir������ jiiush widened, <;sl;!ng In Lo.ul-  uy's ears, \  "You don't know paw," said she dls-  tnnlly,  "Couldn't moro than kill ye, could  her  ������������������Romo folks* tongues Is worse thnn  klllln'."  Tlio widow trudged forward In nll-Mit  self communion, which  lasted until  ated an' kin fly about t'other way e������  easy es a flapjack. An' the country's  free, es I've heard say. There's no statute that says two men shan't spark one  widder, an' I reckon my chances is  good es yourn ef I choose tos stake 'eim  right hearty. You kin fenco;-me:.ofl!  from'Louizy, hut you can't fence, me  off from the widder." * , .   \,.'   ".  "I  kin  send  you  flyin' over theps -  T^ilsj'HlwTai-etri^m^^^^  "Well, now, I ain't right shore It, M  be good policy to tackle the job,? said'  Sam argumenlatively. "You got right  smart of rheumatiz,- ye know, Uncle  Lyme. Ye might pitch me overman*''  ye mightn't. Now, I'll tell you whut:  The widder's in need of stove wood.  I shall go there an' cut it fer her an*  stay to supper, 'relse I'll loan youVmyi  ax an' leave you go cut the wood fer,  her, an' I'll go in an' talk to.Louizy,  a spell.   Which 'II it be?" - -    i  Lyman loaned against the,rail fence,  his bruin whizzing with new bat'terxj  Ideas. Tbe desirability of -the wlaWj  had Increased tenfold since" this,bold  rival had proclaimed- himself s6''de-'  lermlhedly. What'was Louizy In. comparison? The ideas came to,a focus.  He stopped forward resolutely,, . ��������� .,-  ��������� "Han' over the ox," bo said briefly,  "nn' go 'long In. Louizy's lronin'. You  an' her kin bo cs big fools es you'  want."  When Mrs, Pliobe Pepper, looting  from hor doorway, saw Mr,'Lyman  Cottonwood coming up tlio walk with  Sam's ax on bis shoulder her black  eyes sparkled with fun.       '��������� *  "I 'lowed that would fetch Lyme of  Sam worked It all right," she said to  herself with a smothered, chuckle, "on*  mighty lucky thing for Louizy Cotton-  Wood hor futur stopmiiw's got a lectio  grain''0' gumption, seom* Louizy don't  IcnowjiiOiiuorc'i) a goal In' bow to Wnd  lo her own lovo affairs.".  riokivlokliin I.ovo T^ettera.'  A book on William "IV. recalls tbe  fact .that tho lovo letters produced by  Mr. Serjeant Buzfnz nt tho Pickwick-  lhirdoll trial, woro pnttornod aftom let-  tors actually used as evidence.in tbe  suit brought by the worthless George  Norton against Iiord Melbourne when  he was prime mlnlstor of ths "Sailor  King."  Three letters from Melbourne to Mrs.  Norton wore discovered. Tboy wore at  follows;  I will call about half pant i. Youra,      I  MELBOURNE).  lTnw are you?  I Bhall not ba able te  call today, but probably aliall tomorrow.  MELBOURNE.  No hoimo today,   I will call after the  I'fvoo, about 4 or linlt inmt,   If you wlnh  It )/iu>r let mo know,   I uliall thon explain about going to Vauxhall.  " MFT.rtnTT-nxTW  Tlio netnnt eommont en thi������������e alarming documents by Oeorgo Norton's  counsel Is not less amusing than tho interpretation of "chops and tomato  sntioo" by Serjeant HtiKfu**. Sir WIN  Ham Follt'tt told the Jury;,  "These noles seem to admit much  moro than tlie words convoy. Thoy nro  written cautiously, I admit Thoro is  not passion In them. They aro not love  letters, nut they aro not written In  the ordinary 'style'of correspondence*  usually adopted between intiniste  friend"."  One wonders If even an English Jury,  thw reached the Northern flnv snnle < could treat this gravely.  -.<��������� ���������;  X- ; ^���������^nci*^i/^-5Ps>'''-'V  ,w w ������������������������ ir, ������-*���������"���������������  ������^������.ri. ,-  jLJmuirusu-iMSHisssiies>wi mis'ieissi'sw  Shoe   Specialities.  Ladies House Slipper,  Fiue Kid, Haud turned, Felt Lined���������Extra Good Value     $1.50  Trilby Tie.  PHent TSamp, French heel, best material���������Regular price  ?4.oo,   Special Price         ������������������        ������������������        ������������������  $3.25  Children^s Carpet Slippe^  All SizeB-Por pair  ���������     35ct8  Children's Fine French Felt Slippers  A Beautiful House SlipHPr���������S-ze8������ 4 to 6-   ..          30c  ..     35c; 11 to 2,      40c  7 to 10,  Every Child should fcave a Pair in their  stocking Christmas Morning. ���������........  CALL AND SEE THESE AT THE  CORNER  ��������� ASH STORE  STANLEY H. RIGGS.  ISSUED EVERY TUESDAY.  ttacripUon . .$2 oo a year.  M. 36. Hn&ctson. flfogr.  O" Advertisers who want their ad  changed, should get copy in by  9 a.m- day before issue.  The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composition nf letter correspondents,  M    I ������l    ... I I '     ������ '* i       '   '  /ob Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  THE COMING MUNICIPAL  ELECTIONS.  All the candidates for municipal  fronors at the coming eltctian aro  liojt yet in the field, but it is nevertheless clear to us that our citizens  will have a sufficiency of good men  and.,true, many of them possessed  of successful experience, amongst  whom to choose members of the  Council of 1906. Thus, although  Mayor Short retires for business  reasons after a term of very capable  pervice, there are in Aldermen Wiilard and Daniels, competing candidates for tbe position, which  either can fill with credit to himself  and advantage to the city.   Mean  'while, as we have said, although  the ranks of the Alder manic candidates are probably riot yet com plate,  there are already enough men of  good capacity preparing for nomination to fill the various vacancies.  More, ������t present it would be premature to say, pending the opening  of (he campaign and the luriher  jjifwlosure of the policies of the respective cundidfliep.  It is stated that there is no money \  in renting houses, and this is given'  as the reason that the persistant  demund for house rent meets with  no supply. A steady and growing  demand that is bound to increase  still more with the advancement of  the oity, should inHuro an omin-  ontly safe as well aB decidedly paying invuBtiuoiH, Several new-comers hav* been obliged to leave as  satW&ctory arrangements could not  be made in renting houses This  state of affairs is hardly creditable  to the enterprise of our oitisions.  The old oustoiu of New Year's  calling ia no longer observed. It  was a pretty custom recalling the  social oirole of a small community,  when everybody gave a day to visit-  ing. But when the little town be-  came a great oity tho dcvo'.cop of oid  traditions bujjuu after brcnMim nnd  until a lato dinner wus biuathlessly  running iu and out of o hundred  houses, and vagabonds, premimlng  upau tho gonial hurry ������nd con-  Juslon, pushed Into houwes in wh en  they had no acquaintance. The  significance and interest of the day  were lost, and will never be revived.  In Germany on Sylvesterabend*���������  the evo oJ Saint Sylvester, the last  nipht of the year--you shall wake #  and hoar a chorun of voice* aingiug  hymns like the English waits at  Christmas or the Italian pifferari.  In the deep nilt-nce, and to one  nwakflning, the music has a petio  trating and iuiieilnablc pathos. 'Die  Voices of Hyiveste'-g eve, cu.iot tbe  requiem of the year that is dead.  With the earliest ray of daylight  the exalting strains begin. The  bells are ringing; there are gifts and  greetings, good Wishes and gladness  '"Happy New Year! Happy New  Yearl?> Old debts shall be forgiven;  old.feuds-forgotten, old friendships  revived. To-day shall be better  than yeaterday. It is our day of  remembrance, our feast of hope, the  first page of our fresh calendar of  good rtsolutions, the day of under  scoring and emphasis of the swift  lapse of life. Since, then, we can-  ni t st-op the flight of time, let him  paBS. . Ring out the old, ring in the  new 1   A Happy New Year to ail.  The following extract from the  Public School report. 1904, shows  that the burden of expense borne by  the Cumberland ratepayers is in  comparison very small.  In the oufe of oicy sohool distriotB which  are uow reqaired to meet; a portion of their  school expeuues, it is intereuting to note the  respective amounts paid by the cities and  hy the Govwoment, Thus iu Vancouver  the total expeuditure for high aud public  soho/)lR lor the year just, ended, was $110,  07$),'.36, of which the Government coutri-  buciid $50,$)34,70j in Viotariathe total expenditure wan $75,256.09, while the Govern  uieiit'a contribution was $32,830.20; in Na-  nainio these amounts were 817,10(5,1)6 aud  $13,025.40, reupeotively; ind in New WeBt-  mutatM- $82,868.55 and $13,110 96, respect-  ively. The pen-outage of ihe total cot-t of  education paid by many of theutnailer oities  was oven leas, Thus the total oostiuCum-  berlaud was05,623. 06, of which the amount  paid by the Goyreruinent was $4,092 CO;  that ia to nay, while the Governmeut ouu-  tributed slightly more thau 00% of the total coat, the Oity of Cumberland uaidkoarcfl  )y 10%.  That the oitioa of British Oolumbis.  whioh by theg^ Municipal .Clauses Aot "  aro pormltted^'M������eBH taxable property to  the extent oi 2'mills on the dollar for sohool  purposes, aro not hl������nly taxed in risptot ef  ���������jeduoatlon at letfst, a comparison with the  rates charged in the following oities will  .show:���������Thus in Nova Scotia, the oity of  Halifax oontributos to tho support of her  schools 5 millti nn tho dollar of taxable property, a rati* whioh thin year gave iter the  sum nf $110,350 for school purpose, while  the Government contributed in addition tho  small sum of $14,000; tho rate in Dartmouth  is 5i mills on tho dollar. In Now Bruns-  -< ink, tho rate in St, John is 8,70 mills: in  Prederlotou, 2.002 mills; in Monotou, 7  mills; and in Oumbellton, 3 tnHU. In Ontario, the rate in Toronto U 6,8 mills; in  Peterborough, 5,00 mills, while thu rate  Said hy tho ���������upt-rato sohool supporters Is  00 milU; in London, 6,85 mill*; in Hamilton, 5,5 millsj in Ottawa, 41.05 mills lor  public sohool*, while soperajn* school mid-  porters pay OS mills; and in KiugMtim, 4,87  mill*. In Manitoba, the rate in Winnipug  is 8,57 mills; in Brandon, 0,2 mills; and in  Porta-je 1������ Prairio, 8 mills on the dollar,  ��������� ..������������������������������������iMiii������y..^i'^.������i.w.>y-������y..i^.piwi������<,^wNw������>'������.������w  A  CARD,  Ladirb andGkntlkmkn,  I havo boon requested by a num-  her of ratepayers to offer ray services lor Mayor of. yum uty for thc  year lUUo. If eluded I' will serve  yon to the bast of my ability,  Your vote* and influence are respectfully solicited,  I am. yultra ffttthfullv,  WESLEY WILLARD.  FOR SALE���������A litter of pure bred  Chester White Pigs, ready to  wean, from prtoe sow New Westminster Exhibition,-��������� Apply, B.  ClWWFOlW.  Honest Value for ������very dollar ii  what you get at the Cornor Store.  Order your fall suits at Carey's.  A full line of Intent goods just re*  ceived.  Surrender  of Port Arthur.  Tokio, 3vd���������The text of Gen. No-  gi's telegram announcing the capture of the Russian forces at Port  Arthur is ap follow* ������������������The plentipo-  ten.tiari'es if both parties concluded  their negotiations today at 4.30 a-ra  The Russian commissioners accepted on the whole the condition stipulated by us and consented tocapiiu  late The document has been pro-  pared and signed. Simultaneously  with the conclusion of negotiations  both armies suspended hosulies.  The Japanese army will enter the  city of Port Arthur to-day,  "Tokio, 3rd���������Nogi reports as follows:���������At 5 in the afternoon of Jan  1st the enemy's bearer of a flag of  truce came in to our lines and  handed me a letter from (-Jen. Sloes-  eel as follows:���������Judj-iog by the general condition of the whole line of  hostile positions held by you, I find  further resistance at Port Arthur  useless and for the purpose of preventing heedless sacrifice of lives, I  propose to hold negotiations wifh  reference to surrender*. Should  yon consent to the same you will  please appoint a commissioner fur  discussing the order and conditions  regarding capitulation and also  appoint a place for such commission  ers to meet. I take this opportunity to cocvey to Your Excellency  assurances of my respect,���������Stoessel.  Gen. Nogi replied and the capitulation took place as arranged,  St Petersburg, 3rd���������rGen. Stoessel in a despatch to the Emperor  confirmsprevious reports-thatiienL  Kondratenke and Major Gen Fock  were killed in the fighting before  Port Arthur.  Chcfoo, 3rd���������The Russians before  surrendering blqw ,up their entire  flee in Port Arthur,.-  Chefoo, 3rd���������4 Russian torpedo  destrdyers have escaped from Port  Arthur and arrived here,  The Ruspjah officers who arrived  here to day from Port Arthur on  the torpedo boat destroyers whioh  escaped from that place, have but  a single word for "what the fortress  has been suffering during the past  3*days, The city is running with  blood, there was not a single spot  in the town that escaped shrapnel.  Many of the hospitals were hit and  the,wounded refused to stay in them  some lav in the streets on heaps of  debris exposed to the bitterly cold  weather and some staggered hack  to the front hurling stones and defying the Japanese. There were 5  days and nights of this state of af���������  iaiM.  St Petersburg, 3rd���������RuBsla will  send a 4th Bquadion to the Far,  East as quickly as possible and will  capture Port Arthur at any coat,  Baid a high official today.  tokio, 8rd���������The maroh on Vladivostok will Boon commence.  St Petersburg, 3rd���������The Baltic  squadron is sailing direct for Vladivostok,  Mukden, 8rd���������A heavy cannonade and rifle fire commenced on the  Runeian centre this morninp and  continued during the day, It is reported that;the Japs attacked in an  effort to break tbo centre but *������*<-  driven back with great Iobb.  St Petersburg. ���������Reported that  British warships are following Uo-  jwivs-iitk)' aud arc reporting hia  movement* to Tokio.  An attempt on the life of Em-  peror Nicholas has been made at  Vilna.   No dotaili.  Tokio, 3rd���������The Russian and Japanese commissioner!! triuned tho  compact of surrender at 0.45 last  night.  Chefoo, 3rd���������It cost the Japi  ovei 80,000 men to take the fortreie  Weinrobe.  02  O  tn S  *5   CO  H S  ������S  D  (X4  Dressmaking  jyjRS MUNRO, the experienced dressmaker,  now occupies room.8 in  our store and  is   prepared   to execute  dressmaking in the  Latest Styles and Finish at low prices.  F  ���������  O  >  t-i  .  W  ���������a  ���������  w  $  ���������  03  W  >  CO  M  '^  ������>  e  O  a  ���������  o  ������  ���������  o  2  ���������  ���������  w  en  Christmas Specialties^  Fancy Umbrollas,       Watch Chains,       3 B Meerschaum.Pipes    At Holiday Prices   GOLD RINGS ���������Will be sold  at cost for Xraas Holidays.  Ventae Block! Weinrobe Tendome Bleoki  Xmas  BUY SOMETHING  Substantial  CTERLING Silver Manicure Sets, 1)eBk Seta, Coffee  Spoons in Cases, Picture FrameB, Child's Cups,  Tete a Tete, &o. Cut Glass and Silver Plate,  Solid Gold Watches, Chains, Lockets, Diamond Rings  and Pearl Brooches. *2F A large stock to select from  and cheaper tbau elsewhere   P. STODDART,  Watchmaker  &J eweler.  All Purobases Engraved, while you wait, Free.  f������\'  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN thai  an application will be made to the Legislative Assembly oi the Province of Rrit-  Jsh-CohAmbja, at us next' Session, for an  Act ainendi:ngilie_A"ct-of���������lncorporation-  of the Queen Charlotte Island Railway  Company, by striking nut Clauses 32 and  33 thereof, and by strikinROUl'the figures  '���������1902'' in section .30 thereof and substituting "1906" in lieu thereof, and /ilso extending the time for the commencement  ofthe construction of Cninjviny's line of  railway, and for the expenditure nf 10 per  cent of the capital of the said Company  as limited by sub-section 5 of section 44  of the--British Columbia Railway Act",  and for reviving, ratifying and confirming  all the. power1", privileges and,rights grant  ed to and conferred on the said Company  by its Act ol Incorporation,  Dated at Victoria,  B.C.,  the  -43rd  November, A.D., ,19<M.  ROMCRTSON &.ROBERTSON  Solicitors for the Applicants  The Very Latest  Samples  -OF-  Cloths  v ',,���������....-.  Leave your order for a suit,   bIho a com  plete line of  RUBBER GOODS,  BOOTS & SHOES,  GENTS, FURNISHINGS.  SEE     THEM.  C, BLM.   0P"1)RrosT0RE  Fletcher Bros.,i  Dealers m 'T&gh'grTBle''**"���������  AND  ORGANS  ���������t. ;^i  The    celebrated    Geriiaud   HKiN'rzMW'"'"  MENnKLssoiiN and Williams pianoai...... i  From  $300 up.  .....TERMS TO SUIT ,.M ���������. s ;?v������^  T. E. BATE,  Local Agent*  SWHB  A Guaranteed Cure for Piles.  Itching, Blind, Blooding or Protruding  PiIns,    Druggists rotund monoy if PAZO  OINTMENT ttt'iisito oure any oano, no mat  ter of how Inn-* standing, in 0 to 14 days,  First application gives uiise aud i-est, 0Uo,  If your dtHit-glst hasn't it send AOo in stamps  and it will hu forwarded postpaid hy Paris  Mediutne Go,, St, Louis, Mo,  Buy your Xmas presents nt Napier & Partridgos, rBraember you  may get them Free,  Yourtill-eyes  Your avare time by taking a oourte in the  INTERNATIONAL  CORRESPONDKNUK a'HOOt  80RANTON, FA.  Tbt reason a young man gave for taking  a oonrse iu Stnam Engineering the other  day wat, he aaid���������"I want to pass tny ������x-  aminatlou with 100 por otnt."  For information drop me ��������� card,  T. Wi MARTINGALE,  Agikt, VicroRU, B.O.  OUrvlBERLAND  Meat Market tj  Choicest Meats /  Supplied at Lowest Marl-et Pricea |  Vegetables  A Great Variety will always be VJ  ^rin stookj  alio a iuppty of  ;;*iill be on Sale every WecW������y  wmmmmmtymmmmmm  Your patronage in cordially invitedj aud j J  all orders will bo promptly deliverpd;  ;i'  " ��������������������������� ���������      ������)���������"','  J.NIcPhee&Son  PU0PRIKT0R8,  tt  Fair  Trial  IS ALL ���������"6?r3B'JLeSC1,  TU8T a'ebanoft to show you that  J m al wnyh plttuau out cuBtotferi-j  by supplying them with the BES1  MEA'i'H tit tho losvefit markij  j/iiuo. A trir\\ *r<W wlllconvlncN  you,, _w���������^_ ' "^  THE  CITY  Meat    market J  W. W. MoKAY, Proprietor,  REPRfiSENTATlVK WANTEd;}  A illwrul uontraot will be made by a \\r*\  Canadian Lift laenranoe Oompany with w\  energetio man to represent them la Oumlj  laud aud vkinity Must have good U  acqualntanoe and be able to devote hit. J  wn..le time to their InUreete, Addrees Aki  farther partloulare to Uaaagsr, Box eli^  Vaaeovver.


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