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 BSBBBB-ffWBjl  TWELFTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   B.C.   WEDNESDAY, MARCH   15   jqo5  THE BEST PLACE TO BUY YOUR  Hardware  COUNCIL  MEETING  MAR 20 1905  IS AT THE BIO STORE, CU vi BEBLAND.  CALL    AMD    INSPECT   OUR   STOCK.  Fancy and Shelf Hardware.  Shovels. Spades and Scoops.  Forks, Hoes and Rakes.  Rubber and Co ton Hose.  Carpenters and Machinists Tools.  Enameled, Galvanized and  Tinware.  Cutlery,  Fishing Rods and Tackle.  Ammunition.  Washing Machines.  Wringers.  Churns.  Poultry Netting and Wire Cloth.  Paints and Brushes.  Manila and Sisal Rope.  Cook Stoves and Ranges  Better get our Prices before you Buy;  SIMON LEISER ft CO., LTD.,  Nicholles & Renouf, Ld.  61 YATE3 8TREET,   VICTORIA, B. 0.  Just received large shipment of  r<8.  IBON  Wks^  CULTIVATORS,  SEED DRILLS,  WHEEL HOES, Etc.  VRRY MTKflT IMPROVEMENTS.  Call tnd see them or write for catalogue* and prloes.  Telephone 89. Bole Agents for B.0. P 0. Drawer. 563  MOTHERS  YOUR   ATTENTION I  t  ���������  AS THE SPRING TIME WITH ITS  -������������������"������������������ tW weather will soon be bore, you  will doubtless want a Oo>Cart or Carriage  for hah'x;,  We km a Carload  Of the Celebrated Whitney Make  Present���������Mayor Wiilard, Aids.  Bate, Tarbell, MoDcnald, and Mc-  Leod.  Minutes read and adopted.  Account-��������� R, Grant & Co., lum  ber, $186.95;   telegrams. $1.20;   A.  H. Peacey, stationery. <fec, $8.00;  Bovd, Burns & Go , hydrant Feat,  $110;   Electric Light Co, $38:65;  E. & N. Ry. Co., freight, 85c.  Communications���������Prom Provincial Secretary iuforming Board that  Messrs A. H. P<acey and Aid. McDonald had been appointed Licence  Commissioners, and that Aid. R.S.  Robertson and Mr T D. McLean  members of the Board of Police  Commissioners.  Rsporte���������T. E. Banks for February���������Collect ions, scavenger, $82-50;  Police Court, $13; hall rent, $12;  scale account, $1*25���������Total $108.75.  R. Hoi nal's report read. Received and filed.  Aid. McDonald, chairman of  Board oi Works, reported that lum  ber had beerf placed on Maryport  Ave. for sidewalk, but had been  there for so long that he wae ash  amed of it. People were continually  asking him if the walk was to be  laid. It had been partly cut up,  and insisted that the work be finished without delay,  Mr Banks said the lumber was all  cut and that he had worked at it  whenever possible.  Deferred business.  TiadeB Licence By law Amendment to Section 19. providing that  the $50 licence for theatrical, performances be struck out and a fee of  $10 grunted for any public hall,  passed 1st reading.  Board went into Committee on  Fire Insurance Licence By-law and  Amendments to sections 10 and 21  of the Trades Licence By-law.  Committee  rose   and   reported  "aml^nTimelYts���������"complete;���������and"eacb  passed 3rd reading.      ,<  New business.  The letter from the Hospital  Board complaining of garbage being deposited near- Hospital was  taken up and chairmen* of Foard of  Works and Sanitation instructed to  take necessary action and'Cause  notice boards to be placed.,  The clerk was instructed to get  prices of 36in. fire-bell.  The following resolution wa6  adopted and signed by jMayor and  Aldermen:-���������  Whereas, the present Post,Office is not  a Government-owned building; and,  Whereas, it does not meet the requirements, in size and convenience, of a  city oi our population; and,  Whereas, we have no Customs' Office  building for thc city; and,,  W hereas, the City of Cumberland has  been incorporated since January, 1898;  Therefore, be it resolved, that  in thc opinion of the Municipal  Council of the City of Cumberland'  that the city is entitled 10 proper and  more adequate facilities in this respect;  and, ihereiorc, be it further  Resolved, th.it a copy of this resolution  be sent to Mr W. .Sloan, M.P., urging  him to use his influence in this mutter  immediately.  Signed,  Counoil adjourned.  GUN   CLUB  The Cumberland Gun Club held  its first regular meeting for the year  Monday evei.iug,  Vice President R. R, Napier in  the chair.  Minutes r*-ad and adopted.  Officers for the year were elected:  -���������-R. R. Napier, pres.; T. E. Bate,  vice pres.; Jim. Bruce, captain; F.  Jaynes, lieut.; R. E. Walker, secy.,  C,H. Tarbell, treas.  The following resolutions   were  then  passed:���������That the handicap  committee consist of Messrs Ramsay  Bate and Roe.   That C P. 0 rant be  official scorer.    That no members  be allowed to begin shooting until  all arrears were paid.    A scoring  board is to be provided.   That the  club have a smoking concert,  to  raise funds to purchase a Leggette  trap*��������� Messrs Ramsay, Bruce, Napier, Walker and Bate the commit.^  tee.   That the first shoot be liedd'on  Monday,"1 April 3rd.   That tehders  be called for supplying bluerocks  for the season,:open un il April 1st.  That the secretary be provided wiih  stationery.   That secretary procure  copies of association rules.    That  copy of every aggregate shoot be  sent "Forest and Stream."    That  secretary submit to the Government  a     resolution     passed,      unaoi  rcously, favoring the import of a  gun licence, proceeds of such taxes  to be devoted to the enforcement of  j he game laws.  Meeting adjourned, and the new  officers duly paid their footing.  - iM^qp-A'*  Wall = Paper  .^  T  JUST ARRIVED AT THE  The  CASH STORE.  100 Patterns to choose from.  2 Double Rolls for 25cts, upwards.  House Linhj%, Mixed Points, 50 Shade* of  Alal^titffi, E-jtuntsl-, Staius, Varnish,  Wbitiig. Brushes, etc.  T. E. BATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE,  Cumberland  An excellent Rioh Flavored Tet  at a low price: Our Sterling Blend  Ceylon at 35c fc. Nap;er & Partridge.  No more birth notices in these  columns on   ** authentic information."    In future,   mothers must  bring^the genuine^ article, and the^  editor" be assuredof itiT reality^  Seeds, Sends, for early spring sowing.  We have now a fall liue. , Speoial rates fur  large quantities, at the Big Store, Cumberland.  ���������- 1905 -  wall - Paper  A concert is underway for the 21 insr,  gotten up by the hospital nurses to raise  funds for the payment of a piano lately  purchased by them  T L BeaVen,.Ai*ent for Fletcher Bros  Music dealers, arrived last night  At the Big Store yon will fin)  New Designs in Wall Paper.     We can help yea  make your house cheerful and pretty at livery Uttle outlay.    A large assortment of  differeut designs in wall paper to choose from  -AtalUprices:iromjpo._.pjBr_rolL^P,j^^512!t,  any price. ,     *  Shorey Blizzard Proof Jackets and  Pants, guaranteed to keep out the wet, at  C.'J. Moore & Co.  /  <>  B 40 Utolinii.g uyOott, trio* now  only $IO,oo. Al) 8 eel Rubber Tire  Wheels, Enamel print aud all the Ut*  ���������st Whitney '-irrflJMrn* Law  orSllkS-Uo Pirool,  By baying m we d**%ll oarloadi we  get tijfewt d>o*unt te.Mos and alio  ���������>������ fflteM e*Wo������ In frit-pit, te are  tniim A������ to ���������efl good* *i ��������� lower  prlM Wt(* mmx*n tfct beeiflt of wbtoh  w ��������� o-ii? gltt to oar wrtomeri.  .N'  OW ORDERED and we have tino *  number of Patterns of Go-OarU and  Ofrritfet lef) from lut siMon.  tfe are Merles our Present Stoek  /It a OoDt deduction in order te  ear thenlbiU Mot* the New Ooods  ���������re,  ITB TO  US   FO^ ILLUS-  of JfaoM still, on, hand, bat yo* mast be  qniok /or thoy wont stay long it tho pries*  wo altering.  Prloos ranfo from $4 oo for a  folder to $0fl,oo for a  Iflao Sood top Hocllner.  Mu  arifeed Cure for Piles.  WEILER BROS.,     Victoria, B.C.  FOR  BALE  BUFF ORPINGTON BOOS for Setting  $S.oo por letting. Prti Birds snoring 93  points at Nanaimo and Vlotorlo,���������Apply,  T. Oariy, OamborUnd.  Tbe *B> it' Hungarian flour. $(3.75  [ |*f bl .���������Nipler & Partridge,  *to������*tf������**������*tf������*^^  The Best Store  WE ARE AGENTS FOR THE WELL  ....KNOWN AND EXCELLENT....  5 Roses  Hungarian Flour.  ANOTHER CAR LOAD PUT INTO  OUR WAREHOUSE THIS WEEK.  Itohigt%lad, Blooding or Protruding  Pile*. J$(l������fbto rofnnd money if PAZO  OINTMBJN&fills to oaro any ouo, no mat  tor of bow loo* standing, in 6 to 14 day*.  Vint sptillcawau gif oi sue and mt. Um%  If your diaffit* hasn't tt oond Wo n*nt*mu|  mJ it will K forward* pgtppkt *fc������  UedloueOo., It. Louis, Me.  Finest American Hams, 18c lb,  Napier & Partridge  Tho Young People'��������� Guild of tho  Presbyterian Ohuroh iutend giving a Con  cert in the Cumberland Hall on April 26th,  Calgimo, the best sanitary wall  flnieh, in a 1 shade*, for sale by 0.  H. Tarhell.  Tie tnuilo loving peoplo of Cum-  hor hind will he pleased to learn  that Mis* Huzzey has decided tore-  nijiiii in Cumberland for the sum-  met.  Titaotby Seed per 100 lbi. $7.35;  Red Clover, per 100 lbs, $18.oo.���������  Nhpier A Partridge,  The PrMhvtnrfHn T,������Hi������- Onild  will hold their annual dale of work  and oonuert in April. Preparations  on an extensive scale are being  made.  You ���������"hnnId not* Ihr* now atoeV ni  ready-to-wear hats at the Big Store  They are stylish and up-to-date.  Mrr Hiokle and family aro back  from a vltit to Nanoimo.  Daily expected a large shipment  r.f Ladies and Mimes Ready Co Wear  Hati, (no two alike) Napier aud  Partridge.  ALSO A SHIPMENT OF  No. 1 Hard Wheat  FOR SEED,  and in Rood time for Sowing���������-the Quality is Excellent. Speoial Price for half  ton or ton lots.  Having bought in on the Market, we are  able to give you Lowest  Quotations on  Shorts, Bran, 6c Chop.  NAPIER & PARTRIDGE.  The Best ������tore  i������������jii������*i������>^^ -0-.t..������..t   *-_t.-t.  *|������J-||M|M|'������������^������|-J>������jM  :: TWO    ������?    as    i  By LOWELL 0. REESE ���������{���������  ..      Oopi/rt-jht, J90i"., bt/ .Lou-ell 0. Rme  H* I ��������� l> * ������ ������ ��������� .  '  ��������� . W ���������'"-i"  ���������H~l������  A saint would have been driven frantic by the girl. I threw up my hands,  figuratively, groaned literally and with  an expletive not at all In harmony with  the best ethics of polite society declared to my tortured soul that she had the  sphinx beaten a mile.  The same not being an elegant thing  to do, I excuse it only on the ground  that I was worried to the ppint of irresponsibility. I swore by all the gods,  from the little mud god of the Digger  Indian to the war god Thor, never to  have anything more to say to her. Fifteen minutes later I was back on the  hotel veranda watching that tantalizing, inscrutable glint in ber eye. For  I was human, *nd she was very dear  to me.  And the worst of it was she knew  It Once let a girl know you love her  and you are lost.  "And you don't wish me to go out  with Mr. Blakeslee?" she said with pro-  vokiug mildness.   "And why, please?"  "First," I broke out, "because you're  going to marry me, and that in itself  ought"���������  "Indeed! And will you kindly tell  me just when I promised to marry you,  Mr. Jack Weston?"  She wasn't angry. I had not even  that satisfaction. But I was both angry and in love.  "You���������well, you know it's as good as  settled," I began, but she interrupted  me.  "As���������good���������as���������settled!" she murmured dreamily. "Watch me now!" she  Bald. She lifted her hand toward-a  brilliant butterfly which had alighted  upon a rose at the edge of the porch.  Her fingers opened. "See!" she said  breathlessly. VI reach my hand���������my fingers nearly touch him. Have I got  him, though? It seems all I have to  do is to close my fingers so���������ah!" The  gaudy creature eluded her just aa her  -finger3-br.Ushedvhis_stidpei_wJngs.__JiI,  didn't get him!" she sighed. "And I  was so euro of htm!"  She jumped up, gave me a teasing  smile and ran dowritbe steps. Presently I saw her with Blakeslee going  toward the boat landing. A little later  they were moving briskly up the river,  and then I saw-  It made my heart stop. Blakeslee  palpably was,the rawest club in a canoe, and a canoe with an unskillful  MIHH MIMVOOIl,   HTUANni-r.Y  QIMWT,   I!lJl>  i*m*i* in 'inu norion ow tun oanub.  hand on tlio paddle In about aa dan**  Borons iih if powder mill with a livo  coal I'liii-'I'ing about in It,  l Hinricil Involuntarily toward tlio  boat binding whore my own canoe  lay. Then"! turned ou iny hool and  Stumped back. Not to suvo a thousand llvoM-iuy own JiicIiuUmI���������would  I bo neon following thoin, Thoy and  nil tho rout of tho world would attribute it to Jealousy, und���������  And deep down In my poor, aching,  bedeviled heart I know It would bo tho  vium,  I thin up ni"' p!p<* and pcdWod the  iwoet hiiiiiiiii'I" nlr for rods around, I  dotorinlnod to bo a pessimist and a  cynic and Bpoiicl tho rout of my lifo  sneering nt everything I used to like.  i jUM.ini ia tm; idea uv l.u.ua.i fcllvrity  and wished I'd novor been born. I  bad what In technically kuowu aa tbo  niollygrulm.   And thou���������  Suddenly a grout light broke ovor me,  ���������nd I Haw whoro I had been phiylug  the fool Innf-Mul nf tlio wl.se gwioral. I  bud bona giving her all the advantage,  and uh I reviewed my ens-io I grow ut-  terly and thoroughly aHhamed of my-  ���������elf; Tho apectflde of a groat lit foot  grownup mnn toddling around, be*  ���������eecblnff a email girl to lore html How  could iht. when 1 wai io devoid of  stamina as that?  And then I determined that, come  what might, I would do so no more. It  might break my heart, but I was determined. Then, too, my heart -was all  crushed to frazzles anyway, so a little  more breaking would be a mere incident not worth considering.  A mutter of thunder in the west, and  I glanced up in apprehension, A black  cloud was rolling up through the pines,  and already the wind was beginning to  sway the tree tops, I rose and looked  up the river. No canoe was In sight  Filled with alarm I climbed into my  canoe, a tiny thins?, and naddled tur*-  ously up tne stream ahead of the rising  wind.  Half a mile up the river, and no sign  of the canoeist*. The wind swept down  and almost instantly the water waa  beaten into whitecaps, and the little  shell bobbed like a cork, but I held it  straight ahead and watched it with the  instinct of one trained to the paddle.  And then the rain came!  As I rounded a bend in the channel  I saw them. They were huddled under  a heavy pine near the water's edge.  The waves were trying to drag the canoe away from the bank, and Blakeslee. the uicture of woe, was struggling  to get it asnore.  I ran my canoe close in and sprang  upon the bank before they saw me. It  was growing dark, what with the  storm and the lateness of the hour.  Miss Milwood turned and gave a glad  cry. . "  "Oh, Jack," she said piteously, "I'm  so glud! We've been unable to get  home! Our canoe was beaten back by  the storm, and it upset and we were  thrown into the water, and it was a  mercy it was near the shore, else we'd  have drowned!"  "How did you escape?" I asked  stiffly.  "We���������we waded! And I'm chilling to  death, Ja������k!" Her lips were blue with  cold, and she shivered miserably. Poor  Blakeslee. was in no better plight.  I hastened to right the other canoe  with Blakeslee's help. Then I put the  luckless boatman aboard, paddled him  across to the mainland and bade him  sprint for the hotel and get a roaring  fire ready. I then recrossed the river,  lifted the terrified girl into the large  canoe, tied the other behind and set out  in the teeth of the storm. Doggedly  and steadily, keeping as much as possl-  .bJejn^th.e_lea_oXjthe_jh^^  down the angry sheet of water. Ml-ss  Milwood, strangely quiet, huddled in  the bottom of the canpe and said not  a word. But I could hear her teeth  chattering and I felt love and pity  struggling hard with my new resolution to be grimly firm and uncompromising.  My muscles were aching and my  heart throbbing as though it would  burst when at last we drew into the  shelter of the boathouse. I fastened  tho canoes and lifted tho wet figure  ashore.  "Oh, Jack," she quavered, "I should  have died if you hadn't"���������  "I beg you won't mention it, Miss  Milwood," I said with exaggerated politeness. It was a moan thing to say. I  realized it at the tlmo, but it was necessary if I was to crush tho fierce longing to take her in iny arms.  I hurried her ,up to the hotel. From  time to time sho pushed back her wet  hair and gazed at me with a pathetic  wlstfulness which I affected not to see.  The storm hnd blown swiftly away,  and the big white, moon was sailing  through the sky dotted with scudding  cloud drift.  I resigned bor to the enro of the solicitous Mrs. Kerens, who was all  sympathy aud bustling mothorllness,  Blnkesloo was thero iii an agony of contrition. I wont nwny, changed my wot  clothing and sat down within tho half  lighted library, gloomily watching tho  pluo logs In tho wldo fireplace,  After about nn hour a 11 in Id hand  parted tlio curtains, and I know without turning my bend who It was. She  cii'iuo In slowly.  ".lack," sho auld tremulously.  I sprung to my foot and offered her a  chair. (Sho refused to notice It. Sho  held out her hand.*. 1 lu turu refused  to notice thoin.  "Jack," she whispered, "are you nn������  KIT?"  "Not at all, Miss Milwood!" I rejoined, still excessively pollto and proper,  "I inn merely going to reform."1  She know,  For a moment she stood sllont with  hor bond bont^ dowu, 1 stood giwlng  ovor her head with eyos which dared  not look for a moment nt hers, else all  wore lout Thon I hoard hor sob.  NO DOUBT ABOUT  ROBT. BOND'S .CASE  HE WAS CURED OF BRIGHT'S DISEASE BY DODD'S KIDNEY PJLLS  Doctors   Said   There   Was   No   Hope  For Him but He is a Well  Man  Now  Mount Brydges, Ont., Jan. 9.���������(Special)���������That Dodd's Kidney Pills cure  Bright's Disease completely and permanently has been clearly shown in  the case of Mr. Itobt. Bond, a well-  known resident of   this   place.    Mr.  Bondv does not hesitate to say   that  he owes his life to   Dodd's   Kidney  puis.   ���������;-' ..'"  "Mjr; attending physician," Mr. Bond  states, "said I was in the last stages  of Bright's Disease and that there  was no hope for me. I then commenced to ij.se Dodd's Kidney Pills  and no other'remedy. I used in all  about "twenty boxes when my doctor  pronounced me quite well. I have  had no return of the trouble since."  Bright's Disease is Kidney disease  in its worst form. Dodd's''. Kldtfej*  Pills always cure it. They alsd easily cure milder forms of Kidney -Complaint.  . -  Sudden  Ian Maclaren recounted this story  in a lecture on Scottish humor: -In a  dull Scottish village, on a dull morn-  ing, one neighbor called at another's  house. He was met at the'door ;;by  his friend's wife, and the conversation which ensued was thus: "Cauld?"  "Ay." "Gaxin to be / vyeety- (rainy),  I'm thinkin'." "Ay." "Is John in?"  "Ou, ay! he's in." "Can I see him?"  "Na." "But a wanted tae see him."  "Ay, but ye canna see him. John's  deid." "Deid?" "Ay." "Sudden?"  'Ay," "Verra sudden?" "Ay,, verra  sudden." "Did he say onything aboot  a pot o' geen pent afore he deed?"  A puff is a poor prop.  Convictions create character.  All power involves privileges.  Fast living is but faster dying.  Only a fool's tomorrow ruins today.  Right motives make good manners.  Blessings are hidden in the blows  of pain.  We do not earn heaven by pining  for paradise.  A Novel Theater.  Probably the -most .novel theater in  the world is that which was recently  opened at Thale.in Germany. The theater Is on the summit of a mountain  and is surrounded on all sides by steep  rocks,'the seats for the audience are  hewn'put of the i-ock and accommodate- 1,000 persons, and the stage,  ���������which is also hewn out of the rock, Is  eighty/' feet long by fifty-four feet  wldevv No artificial scenery is used, but  the background is formed by tbe dense  forest and by the outlines of the mountains in the.distance. ���������  Culinary Protsreas.  Germans have long, sinee accustomed  us to the edible fork, and now, says a  contemporary, English hotel keepers  have started art odlble menu card. It  Is made of biscuit and not meant to be  eaten, of course, until the end of the  meal. A menu card and a glass of  wine will, however; it is thought., satis-*  fy many who like'a quick lunch. If  progress is made.nlong these'lilies we  shall", soon have edible waiters.���������London-iBystander,  \.        VotttH In  Be'fftam.^  Under the Belgians law unmarried  men over twenty-five have one vote,  married, men and widowers with families have two votes and priests and  other persons of position and education have three votes. Severe penalties  are Imposad ou those. **������bo fail to vote  A   MOTHER'S   PRECAUTION  There is no telling when a medicine  may be needed in homes where there  are young children, and the failure  to have a reliable medicine at hand  may mean much sufferings and perhaps, the loss of a priceless life.  Every mother should always, keep a  box of Baby's Own Tablets in tho  house. This medicine acts promptly  and speedily, cures such ills as stomach and bowel troubles, teething  troubles, simple fevers, colds, worms,  and other little ills. And the mother has a guarantee ,that the Tablets  contain no opiate or harmful drug.  One wise mother, Mrs. Geo. Hardy,  Fourchu, N.S��������� says: "I have used  Baby's Own Tablets and. find them a  blessing to children. I am not satisfied without a box in the house at  all times." If your dealer does not  keep these Tablets In stock send 25  cents to Tho Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont., and you will  get a box by mail postpaid.  How's This!  We offer One Iiundrod Dollars Re-ward for  any case of Catarrh ti.at cannot be cured by  Hall's Catarrh cure.  F.--J. CHENEY& CO., Toledo.������.  ,  We. the undersigi ed, have known F. J  Cheuey tor the last 15 years, and believe bin  perfectly honorable in all business transact  ions and financially ablo to carry out any obligations m-������ck> by his firm. ". ������������������ i  'WALD1NG, KINNAN &'.MARVINi :���������.-������������������  " \> holeirale Druggists', Toledo,'O.  Hnll's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting dhectly upon the lilood and nucous surfaces of the s.istem. Testimonials sent free.  Price 75 cents per bottle. Sold by all druggists.  Take Hall's Family Pills for Consumption.  Better a deluded enthusiasm than  a dead heart.  Slick lips are-  shining lights.  not    accepted    for  "It was a bad day for butterflies," I  muttered huskily.  She glanced up, and I saw her oyen  filled with tears. "This butterfly ls  tired, Jack���������dear Jack!" she whispered,  "It doesn't wunt to flyl"  "Never���������for nlwnys?"  "Nover���������far always!"  It was good���������all that wretchedness  und anxiety of long months, whon she  luy tight against my breast and I kissed tho pcrvurso red llpH���������moolc now and  wwo'iily taubiulsslve, Perverse uo more,  for the butterfly was caught!  Minard's Liniment Cores Distemper.  Equal   Distance  ""A~travelliiig-man-who-drove-across  the country to a little town in western Kansas the other day met a  farmer hauling a wagonload of water.  "Whero do you get water?" he asked.  "Up the road about', seven miles,"'  the farmer replied.  "And you haul your water seven  miles for your family and stock?"  "Yep.','  "Why, in the name of sense, don't  you dig a well?" asked the traveller.  "Because it is just as far one. way  as the other, stranger."',,  NEW VIGOR  FOR THE  NERVES  NEW POWER AND STRENGTH FOR  EVERY ORGAN OF THE BODY  IN THE USE OF  Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food.  Good digestion, ruddy complexion,  Splendid circulation,, clear brain,  steady nerves, sound, restful sleep,  better health and greater strength of  mind arid body is what you may expect from the use of Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food.  Not in any mysterious way but  from the hard fact that Dr. Chase's  Nerve Pood is composed of the elements of nature which go to form  new, red corpuscles in the blood, or,  in other words, make the blood rich,  in the nutritive principle" which creates nerve force���������the power which  ���������cuns the machinery of the body.  WITH THE VITALITY OF THE  BODY THUS BROUGHT TO HIGH  WATER MARK WEAKNESS AND  DISEASE GIVE PLACE TO HEALTH  AND  HAPPINESS.  Impaired digestion, irregular action  of the feminine organism, weakness  of heart, lungs or other bodily organs,  pains arid aches and all the annoying  consequences of weak *nerves and  blood disappear because the cause of  their existence is removed.  By noting your increase in weight  you can prove that new, firm flesh  and tissue are being added by this  great restorative.   .  (Mrs.j W. R. Sutherland, St. Andrews, Man.i writes: "In February,  1903, I was stricken with paralysis,  fell helplessly on the floor and had  to be carried tor bed. The docto  pronounced it a bad case as I had no  power- in my tongue and left leg. I  remained in that, condition for six  months: without obtaining benefit  from the doctor's prescriptions or  other medicines.  "My husband advised me to try  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food and by. the  use of this treatment all symptoms  of_the_disease'- disappeared. I '-can now  talk plainly, my leg is all right and"  I can do my housework. How grater  ful I am to be cured by so wonderful a remedy."  Test tho extraordinary upbuilding  power of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50  cents a box, at all' dealers, or Ed-  man son, Bates & Co., Toronto. The  portrait and signature. of Dr. A. W.  Chase, the famous receipt book author, are on every box.  TAKE   NOTICE  Wo publish simple, straight testimonials, not press agents' interviews,  from well-known people,.  From all over America they testify  to the merits of MINARD'S LINIMENT, the best of Household Remedies.  C. C. RICHARDS  & CO.  doods '/,  ,/KI;D'N:EYi  &,. PILLS A  mu: '  <vcc- - 1,S  A On������.o F-.motm Cllf.  Oiiorloon of Uonuui times and of tho  days of King Arthur Htlll exists. Tha  famous city thut was once the garrison uf tho Kucoiul AuguHtau legion,  the capital of South Wales and tho  Hoat of an archbishopric ls now a  sleepy llttlo town lying between tho  Industrial centers of I'outypool and  Newport, but In far enough away frpra  bath to huvo maintained the dignity  and pathuH of Its. Isolation. Hero aro  to bo hui'ii the ruins'of'a Roman am-  phllhomer, a grout oval bank of earth  called Arthur's Hound Tnblo and an  onorinoii;* mound onco foi'tlllod by tho  Romans. The olllcors and mon of tho  crack Roman regiment aud their wives  and I'm.iilics  u-ii many   i-ji.u-.iu,-* ol  ll.Cil'     UlXU-liUiul. ~~ iollihtilollVH,      tl'lS'a'  mollis of lioiiKiihold utensils, needles  nnd fibulae, remains of villas and  baths, lumps, glass and onamol ornaments, t'lirvlngs, rings, souls and tho  llko, to bo gazed upon in Uio uat-.ua ut  tho local museum, Tho wholo placo,  with Its combination of hill and winding river, wltb low lying housei noo������  tllng In abundant trees, forms ft plcturo which many a painter bai lougbt  to portray on canvas.  Woll l'roDnroil Vee Dlaaor,  Hlcks-So you went homo with  Btinglmtn for lunch today, tht What  did you gotl Wlckt~iA tppttitt tm  ilMtf^EWIltftlpaU  Very Likely  A very stout farmer and his equally  stout wife drove out to call   on   the  minister.    The ono sat in tho front  of tho trap and the   othor   behind.  Thoy had to cross a pretty deep ford  on the way.  Arrived at the manse tho   farmer  wns groeted by tho   minister,   who  said;  "But, why did you not bring Mrs.  Brown with you?" ,.  "She's thoro���������in tlio trap behind,"  "No, she is certainly not thoro."  "Wool, slio was when wo left homo.  CiulilnesH gracious!  thai   must    Into  boon tlio splash I hearjv."  Only an Episode  Breathlessly tho young man who  had declared himself stood over her,  awaiting his answer.  Breathlessly���������yot it was better so.  He was chewing a clove.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dyptheriaj  Died Happy  Representative Fitzgerald of Boston has a story of an Irish couple in  that city who, .dSspitQ^a^comparatlYe-  ly happy llfo,'wero) wont lt6{ have  violent misunderstandings, Nevertheless, the pair were devoted to each  other, and when tho husband died  not long ago the widow was inconsolable.  Shortly after the funeral a friend  who had droppod In to seo how Mrs.  Mllllgan was getting on chanced to  romark:        ,  "Woll, there's ono blessing, Maggie,, for thoy do say that poor Mike  died happy,"  "Int'lado ho did," rospondod the  widow. "Tho> dear lad! Tho lasht  thing ho flono was to crack mo over  t'ho liotiil wld u medicine bottle.''  | '.tifotytoy Roap���������dlBlnffeotant���������Is utrongly  reootnniunded hy tlio medical profension m  Miut'egiiatd uguiaut, infuuLioua diwuayiiD.  ai  !9SS  A soap of doubt ia *. destroyer ol clotheo.  There is no do^ibt about  Sunlight Soap  We back itt purity with a $5000 guarantee.  Why do not you wash your clothes the easy  Sunlight way ?  Equally as good with hard or soft water,    mo  Buy Sunlight���������Give it ������. trial.  Your money back for any ccuae of complaint.  Lover Broth am  Limited, Toronto  J fl,  THE  CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,     -  Mgu  The boluui'ns ot" The Nuws are opp-n.to all  k who f\*h to express Uiereiu views  o    mat-  ter** <>f public iutirest,  While we do aot hold ourselves re -.'.nsi'  ble for the utterances of corresijondeiKc., Ave  -i asfirve   tha right   of   declining  to inser":  oniinunioacious untu'c^aauly-pergonal.  WEDNESDAY,  MARCH 15 1905  ttpiiait 1 toaimo  The Company reserves the right io  change without previous notice, Si earners  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good forgoing journey Saturday and Sunday, returning, nut later  than Monday.  Geo. L. Courtney,       ���������  Traffic Manager.  Cumberland  Hotel  jt ���������***���������;������������������������������������������-.'-'''iJ.i:.^-t-|"iTrVj������--iri.IS,��������� ***������������������-**^*ii:-kiV������T.-fi-^,-n;^flN>i.i '/  s. s. "City of Nanaimo.  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo,' calling .it North Saanich  Cowichan Bay, Maple Bay and Crofton  when freight or passengers offer.  Leaves Nanaimo .Tunsday, f"  p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox.     ,  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.mM for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m,, for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Sails from Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m.,, for  Victoria,   calling at Crofton,    Maple  Bay, Co������vichan Bay and North Saan-  > ich.when freight or passengers offer  North Saanich  when tide and weather  conditions  permit.  VANCOUVER-NANAIMO ROUTE.  S. S      -'JOAN."  Sai-ls from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  ��������� Sundays.  Sails from Vancouver after arrival of C.  P.R. Train t*-lo. 1. daily except Sun-  TIME TABLE EFFECTIVE  OCrOBERficb, 1904.  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  Nn 2���������Daily. No. 4-S>in.'ay  A.M i>,M.  COIL DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND    SECOND     STREET.  ���������CUMJ3EltkA.NP.'B. C.  Mas. J. H. Pikbt, Proprietress.  When in Cumberland be auire  and sta}* at'.the Cinnberland  Hotei, First-Claes Accomodation for transient and permanent boarders.  Sample Rooms and   Public Hall  Run in Connection with  Hotel  Sale of Crown Granted Mineral Claims for Unpaid Taxes in the Comox  t   Assessment District, Province of British Columbia.  ,   I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, ^^Ivday of November, a p.. 1904  at the hour of  Ten o clock un.    at the Curt .^uee, Cumberland, I sh-*IL offer fur mh bv   P    !^ ib Er  G aim* in thehs   hereinafter .et out, 0f lbe persons j,- ,������"<��������� )is,. hwin;, ^ m   ��������� "^        0     ,���������fe  have bei-ni issued, for all unpaid    a\0-* accruwl- ilur. <.n-l n-,"il,u r...  ti     ���������������**.*    1 t V , ���������������     ur'l,us  and-lor the expenses of' adverw-ing this notice. ^rinui trains  If the taxes and expends of mlvenisi.ig, a* s���������t out in paid list, are not p,id to ,m, on or before the  day of-sale, the claims may-he ?oU   to-the hi-dies' bidder   nii-l 1 l,,,*,,,,,   v      -    \     ,1 .  of all right and intent in* s������id claim* 4eRunl'^n   ed L     P ������Vt o /"    f ,[,urclf *r  In tha. event ������f there .being ,po *J^, or i," ������ % ^ d * j,      ^ -ft, ht'T io^'f the  l^o^aK^ tlW UBrt ^������;^^ ^ert to the Pi,vlnce anil ^ C^G^  LIST ABOVE     ENTIONED  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per day  HENRI'S NMSIBIIS,  3010 Westminster Road  NAME OF PERSON.  ���������* HOME GROWN AND IMPORTED  Garden, Field And.Flower Seeds, now in  sto.k and tested as to vitality. Wholesale and retail.  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees..  RHODODENDRONS,   ROgEg.   GREENHOUSE AND HARDY PLANTS '-.  for Spring Planting  Gold Fields of B C  Wilt-on, Setihler & Bloomfield  De Bf������.*, Bauw & McKli-uon  ( shau.ie ���������Afiumg Co  F-edtfiek Arm Mining Co  ������< <(  MoCallwii D  Aloare, J H  Fail field E**ploration Syndicate  "���������������������������   '��������� ������������������'���������. ������������������"'.'    '< "  Douglaa Pine M*iuing Co  JUid*.. iiwtin  Wh-iea, Wm  'Dn Beck, Bauer & McKinnon  Ooulaiia-C, Pioher C H, Hoare J H(  B-iUnr. WA  ������������������������-     11  11       ������������������  III!  II, II''   ,.  II II  Fairfield Exploration Syndicate  Desjripwon op claim.  11  II  )  -FERTILIZERS-  BEE   HIVES   and    SUPPLIES  -Green-linuse-full-of���������Plant"r-Gut-F-lowers-  Klural Work. Catalogue.-, flee, or  call and examine stock.  EASTERN PRICES OR LE S.  11  11  ii  ii  11  t<  11  1.  f.  i<  ii  n  ti  ii  (i-  ti  <i  11  11  '*   9.28,...  11  8 28  '"'10.24....  11  4,24  "11.00.  11  5,00  T M.  V M".  " 12.35..  11  0 42  Ar 12.53..  Wellington,,  ... Ar.  0 55  WELLXWV 'I.   TO VICTORIA.  Nu. 1���������Dml N.������ 3-Sunduy  AM.  De.   ������.00........\Voltinf-ton.,,  "   8.20���������...,, .Ni.iiaiiui)   10,02 '..DiMCiui'a   " 10.42 ^Kitinig'a...,.  ������.������ 11.38  ..CiiiiisUMuin.,,  Ar 12 0IJ ���������'. .Viotoria   A.M.  ...Do, 3 0'  .. "' 3,15  ..  " 6,00  .. " 5 3(1  .. " 6.32  .. Ar 7.00  M. J. HENRY..  VANCOUVER, B.C  atmmwamaismamwamm^mmmamumwmmavjMwammmaVwm rw ��������� mamiammaaaaymemmysmam  Morroclii giros,  DREAD, Cakes nnd Pies- delivered daily to nny part of City.  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets on sale, good ovci rail and stcau.cr  rules, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excursions, nnd reduced niissfor parlies may  be arranged fur nn application to the  Prolific Manager.  PULL STO'Uv OF  1  'uMiiiiimii'iWijujgtaBdy       *���������  jiroeeries  WoIIb, Malcolm R  ltnlloy and Shaw  R-idley, W V  "Had-I iiy-"ai7d~S rlaw���������  lUdluy, W V  lladli^y and Shaw  11 .1  Purguuon, Robt Chas  i< . ii  McKinnon, .Ino McL  11 it  <i 1.     .  ,D,������ Book', Geo W'  Ciilien, James . '! ������������������  Mittbern, Adam b������d John  Mathort, Adam St, J --hi) & Macson L  Mu'lurra,-Ji-hn   &   Adam,   uud}  Mo-Liinghlin, Win Eeury [  WAihcm,  John   &  Adam,    ancij  MoLaugiilki, Wm Henry J"  MoL-iughllii, Wm Henry  Hobby fiurns,  H<*tly Gtreeti  Dauifcl Webster  Poodle, t)0g  Julie  Whiue pine,  Blue Belli,,  Cold tiug^  DaBhWood,  Shoi.Hy,  Golot'iiiU,  D.irotha Morton,  Eva,  Doujgla.V Pme,  Gold 1J������ uii >uijie,  CouePructioii,  Champion,  Coniniouvveulth,  Jennie B,  Empresu,  Euid,  Stella,  Blucbe,*, ������������������  Welbugton, ������������������  W.a������e. bo Fraction '*  Contoct Fraction "  Banker, "  Como������* Fraction,  Be-cy,  1 or thy Morton fr'c'n, 30-^  Chi>"i>nng, "    Hloy  iJ.'tJgka, "    320,'  Maggie May, "    ������22,  Hlael- Pnuce. '"     3IS,'  Harbour "    353'  , Harlxiur Fraction, ���������*    Soi,  VoiuTiteeFf ''���������S.T**;  P.-0-eciju-.ji,  Ad an*.  Sun et,  Molly Gibson,  Idll"* _  Aui'Ui I^amie,  R.vi-rsid-j*.  'LVoi'oaiH,  Silvoj* Xing,  BluuJaohol;,  Uoimr ChUf,  Ot.pper liiii^,  Nin'kiah,  Lot 201, VaUiez iBiaUl,  "    202, "'������          "-���������������  1*03, ���������������           <������  204a Chabne' l>in.nd  283, P"hilli|>.i Ar.j,  234^ T-4������urlow IsllUjd  235, Frederick Aim  240, ������'  2jJ4 "  MO, Phillips Arn-  244������, E'it.-rc B'siu  '&\- i'l'illibi Arm  22-*,, "        "  271, Thurlow Is^d  2:72,. ;     ���������.',.���������!  271^ -vPanny Bav  277, "    "  278, PhillipaArm  279, ������������������������      ���������'  280, ..-������-.���������     "  28^, ��������� V.      "  288, Preder;o'" Arm  2S9, ti           ���������:������������������  290, ������' .'"������������  326, V     tt          ���������  291, PhillijjsAruj  ^97, -������       "  11  299,  Menzics Bay  11  11  350,  .".->7,  358,  3.-SJI,  3S i-,  3-S(J  ���������'IS7,  IS8I.  1832,  1833,  JS.U  mu,  Ul,    llupbrt  U"oaid  11 00  9 00  7 25  13 00'  48 75  81 25  13 00  10 >io  11 25  8 00  2(5 00  12 ^0  10 50  40 yO  J 8 75  1 25  5 7*3  5 -Jb  53 75  11 25  5S 75  32 50  0*2 50  61 25  47 50  1 25  10 25  0 00  J 2 50  6 00  13 00  12 25  12 50  21-50  5 75  _2'50  Phillips Arm  ii       ii  ii       1  MalaHpin-*. ]olet  11  ci  1.  <i  >i  M ague t,  L'titia,  Vuloun,  <i  <i  12D,  ISO,-  ins,  I'i 25  13 00  12 75  12 00  12 50  3-1 50  39 00  84 50  44 00  45 00  40 00  4(j 00  11 50  12 50  8 25  10 50  9 75  9 00  ������.2  W   (Li  tS<J  2 00  2 00  2 no  2 00  2 00  2 io  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 oci  2 00  ���������J 00  2 00 .  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2,oo'  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  ���������,2_oo_  2 no  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  n'OTAL  13 00  11 00  9 i-5  15 e0  50 75  84 25  15 00  12 i-5  13 25  10 00  2S 00  14 50  12 50  42 (10  20 75'  3 -45  7 75  7 25  55 75  13 25  60* T5  34 50  134 50  63 25  49 50  3 25  12 25  7 00  14 50  8 00  15 00  14 2d  14 50  23 50  7 7lr  =^L.-50_  14 25'  15 00  14 75  14:00"/  14 503  86 50"  41 00  36 50  40 00  il f)d  42 00  48 00  13 50  14 50  10 25  12 CO  11 76  11 00  -Nil I I! ijMU���������^  Dato-i atCuuiberlond 7th October., 100-j,  J0KXJT. J3A1RD, Assessor,  Comox Assesaxnoat District,  Ciiraberland Post Office.  HOLY  TRINIT YCHURCH  SERVICES.  loly Comnnmion evriy Sundni'at S pm.  ���������- tii-.i Sunday in thc niomlv, n am.,  Morninf.; service, 11 a.m.; Sunrlny,  Sclmol, ^,30 i),in.; JiveniiiK service,  7 p.i'n.j (:l)uir Practice every Friday  al 730 p.m.  T, G. CHI'ISTMAS   I'iW'Oi".  UNION BREWING Co,  NANAIMO,   8.0.  rvxqrJMHir^iarartr-uM-mi  wnnwaw mwanayef,^^m\\ltJ t  Tho yftiirly return of thc. Hock iieer H'Hiwm is   of inloru^t tu tin)  bruwor hh woll as tho public, nnd tho  UNION BOCK BEER POR 1904  Will agiiin hliow that upooiul caro but been tid'on in tli������ iii-inufiumu-o of tl.o 8ijp"rior  artlnlo. Tho Union Br-twiitf-Oo."���������* iJooli ban l������M'ii biownoil fur u numbor of months  and utorotl in thoir fiunuiu cuHurs until J*, lias r.iaohod the proper ago, and in no*  ON I-HiAUClH'l? AT ALL HOTELS.  iririWRMXflbltfttiBMHi  ^���������3  IS  101  i POINTERS  a,Bammmmmmi&0  IN AiIGARO TO VSC  'J-  io  Wfl   i/ILfJi   {KiUS'fc.Jit  IVUt-t ...������ .1 w,.  I1  Cv.i.tvr Nn, I  *V������" '*������f ���������������������������-% ,p*  .  A'..  TRADE MACK^  DSSIONO,  oontyifioHTo &���������������*.  >.n**nnci cflnrtlnifn skntiHi hihI itetw IpUon ma**  quici0.viu'i:ui-t..ln, fiuu. M-liotLur un Invention In  lire1*.'!'!)' ruiont-iiliio. ('nii.muii'nnlloi.u fttrlfitly  ciii'"'l������ii.ml. ouiart ���������M.ouoy.rornfl0ttrli.il iwt*\tiu  In Aniyi-ica,   U'ii lii.vu ii JViu-iliiiintoi. olfloq.  "'        '        " ll?~  cm  IMtd'iiiH liikmi 'iliroiikb" Muiiu tt'Oo. riiwlTt  (pi.-tii-l potU>(. In Um  8GIENTIR0 AMERICAN,  bonutlfiilly itli.-itri.loil. 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"II i.AN ..:. h ,'������������������-.  '���������I, ������������������,-. ti-*1 ti.v. nl.rn,atW������  , i-. .-., ��������� ,-:   . , >,1 -,!-.:.' ...',��������� v....,-.'.'  -.!ii,*,,nli; ^,������4  v-'iioll.   1 ������y >"nr lu I; f..->������ i*u, U>i%, It'llfA.  &,-������.' | t It.  .1. STEVtK.rArlMS'AKD TOOL CO.  p.r*. uet������o:i  flmOOFKE FALU', MA6C. U.8.A. DOG  AND  DIPLOMAT  By LOWELL OTUS REESE  Copynght.   1904,   by   LoweD   Otm   Reese  Magnolia was one of those quiet little towns by the southern sea where  many people go to spend the winter.  Ita chief beauty lay in the wide forest  of live oaks all about, through which  wound the level driveway, with ita accompanying bicycle path. The sea  knocked lazily at the door, but never  with enough energy to cause the quiet  little town to give it any attention beyond that of an occasional midwinter  bathing party or a clambaking expedition up the coast, where the rocks  were large and black in the moonlight  and the scene peculiarly adapted to the  telling of ghost stories and the walks  home eminently well suited to the telling of love stories which, while not so  thrilling, were infinitely more satisfactory.  Carleton saw her on the avenue one  morning. He watched her enter a certain house with magnolias in the front  yard. She entered with an air of proprietorship, and Carleton promptly decided that it was her home. He strode  away to the nearest drug store and by  skillful diplomacy elicited from tbe  benevolent old gentleman with spectacles that the house was,occupied by  Colonel Barclay of New York, and���������  But Carleton promptly forgot the  rest of it as being "irrelevant, incompetent and immaterial." He remembered the name, however, and be saw  her again that evening���������afar off.  He was a modest fellow, and he tried  to keep out of sight. However, he  ���������thought about ber most assiduously,  and finally he dreamed about her. This  was getting serious. To think all day  about a girl you've never met and to  dream about her all night is alarming  and an indication that it is time for  you to leave town or hunt up a mutual  friend.  Carleton knew no one in Magnolia,  and he could  not induce. himself to  -_lea.ve._i He  continued   to   haunt  tbe  beach and drive and tell his troubles  to the big pointer, who always listened with an appreciative thump of the  tail and a, tremendous droop of hia  cavernous jaw.  One evaning Carleton was lying upon  the grass half a mile from town when  suddenly the pointer sprang up with  a startled bark and rushed out into  the middle of the bicycle path, frisking  and ready for a romp. He was just in  time to collide with Miss Barclay's  wheel and send that frightened, young  lady to the ground in au undignified  beap.  Carleton ran out In a perfect agony  of contrition. "It's all Don's fault!"  he cried. "I hope you won't���������are you  hurt?" he finished anxiously.  The young lady was regarding her  muddy costume with mingled wrath  and mortification. Her faco burned a  rosy red, and she sprang quickly upon  her wheel and started with all speed  from the scene of hor tumble.-  "IIo's a horrid, muddy beast," she  half sobbed, "and if I owned him I  would havo hhn shot." Thon with a  half glance at the abject young man,  who stood hat In hand, she swept  around a bend in the road and wns  gone,  Carleton stood benumbed. "Tt'a all  over now," ho sighed, "Don, you've  done It this time all right." The poor  pointer hung his head and slunk away  to Ho down behind a treo und watch  his master with agonized, apprcliou.  ���������lvo eyes. Ho was guilty, but so sorry.  Carleton regarded him long" nnd  thoughtfully.  "Don, old boy," ho said, "It's up to  ,you,   You've got to be sacrificed.   It  goes hard with ma, old chap, but she  has condemned you, and thut Bottles  It."  Don wagged his tall anxiously nnd  with doubt. IIo didn't understand, on-  ly that things woro not at all right and  that thero was troublo ahead.  Whon Miss Hardily ciurie down the  noxt morning she found tho big pointer tied to a magnolia troo In bur front  yard. Afllvod to bin collar wns n curd.  Sho stood for a moment in blank  amazement looking at the dog. Don  sat down and smiled at her, thrashing  his tall vigorously among the leaves  tr������ toll bor bo wnf" Horrv, but mighty  frlond ly.  Tho prirl appmnclmd slowly. Don  watched bor, but mado no extravagant  demonstration.*, It was a point iu bin  favor and went far tinvnnl exoiin!ng  "���������.I** Ill elHiM>n frivolity of Hie d;iy boforo.  Mlwfl Barclay hi.d a tontnt!v<������ hnnd  tlpo'n his lii'atl, Don lool'oil into lier  eyos gravely, but mado no effort to  presume upon tin4 short nc.juulnlanc������  by iinf-e������*in!y fawning-*,  Tim girl i-.i-.ii.-d Um.lly. "YYlm-'c ������j.,g  aro vou. nnvwiiv?" she nsked ������*u.7."*teai-  ly.  The pnlntor opened his wide inwn  and Jaugb.-d with a soft, pnullng  bre.uh. Then he solemnly r.n'.Md tho  right p-m and laid it In Ml** Bar-  elnv'e hnnd.   furiosity took oosaosslau  or tne girl, ana she tore tne euro, ������r<j������_,  the dog's collar and read it:  Dear Miss Barclays-Here Is the bearer,  Don, pursuant to your expressed wish oj  yesterday. Perhaps it ls a bit cowardly,  but I confess I haven't the heart to kill  him myself. He and I have been chums a  long: time, and he js the only bein*r I  know in the whole south. So, while I express my deepest regret for the annoyance he caused you yesterday, let. me bespeak for him an easy and painless death,  for he has his good points. Very respectfully, ROBERT CARLETON.  "Well!" ejaculated Miss Barclay  when she had read it. "Oh, my!" She  glanced furtively up and down the  street and across the way and seemed  about to run. Nobody was in sight,  however, save a ragged negro boy carrying a valise around the corner. "How  foolish of me!" she smiled. She reread the note and looked at the dog.  ���������Don wigwagged her a friendly signal,  and the tears came to her eyes. "Kill  such a dear fellow!   Never!"  She sat down on the grass and puckered her brows as she thought. Presently a light came into ber eyes and  she gasped. Then she frowned and  smiled. "  "Impudent rascal!" she said. "He's  trying to get acquainted with me. It's  perfectly outrageous of him!" She  tried to be angry���������very, very angry.  But somehow she did not quite succeed. She remembered the picture of  a tall, flushed young fellow with a  well bred face standing before her  with a look of miserable apology, and  she was bound to confess that sbe was  not able to feel just as indignant as  she ought. She read the note once  more.  "Impudent!" she said to Don. "IraV  pudent���������but���������but clever!" and she  laughed. The dog laughed back and  whacked the ground violently with his  tail.  Then the real serious part of the puzzle occurred to her. She did not" know  the man's address. How then could  sbe send this valuable animal back to  him? And really did she not owe him  ah apology for her rude remark to him  yesterday? He had not been to blame,  and be bad tried so hard to apologize.  After awhile she decided to advertise  ���������discreetly. It seemed'the best solution of the distracting problem. She  untied the rope and led the dog around  to the rear of the house, where she  turned bim over to the housemaid, and  went in to telephone her advertisement  "EoT3Ie~pTFper.  ~   "       ~~��������������������������� , , ���������  Fifteen minutes later she found herself-out in the back yard again. Don's  eyes met ber reproachfully. He was  conflued ignomiuiously in a chicken  coop.  Miss Barclay tried her best to think  it was all right. Then she gave it up.  He was such a splendid dog after all!  She took hiiuVfrom the coop and allowed him the freedom of tbe back  yard. Don did not abuse the privilege.  He seemed to understand that be was  on parole. He lay down at her feet and  watched hor adoringly. She wandered  away to the ���������hammock and tried to forgot the whole incident in a book. Don  followed, sat down aiid peered solemnly over the edge of the hammock with  grave eyes which seemed to ' say,  "What are you going to do about it?"  That evening Carleton picked up the  paper and read:  R. C���������Your dog has beon pardoned and  releasfMl on his own recognizance. Please  come and got lilm. L. H.  And whon Carleton called Don had  been promoted, lie was in the parlor,  lying ou the best i'oralan rug.  ���������       *       ���������������       *       *       *       *  "Bless old Don!" said Carleton fervently six mouths later. "He caused  It all. He's a diplomat worthy tho  court of St. James."  "Yes," said Miss Barclny, with a shy  smile, "bo's almost as great a diplomat  ns his master, nave that ho lacks hia  master's Impudence."  'Terhups," assented Carleton cheerfully, "but much goes with Impudence  which might possibly be missed by  mere diplomacy." And ho kissed hor.  IiHllri'et Anivrom.  Yankees are said to answer one question by another. Turks moot questions  by another sort of evasion, quito as Irritating. Sir A. Henry Luyiird says In  his "Autobiography" that during a  Journey through Asia Minor ho mot a  shepherd driving his flock.  I asked him how many goats he possessed.  His reply was, "As many aa passed  by you."  "Hut," said I, "T did not count thorn.  How many arc thereV"  "Tho siiine niimbur I took with ma  to the uiiMintaliis."  "But how ninny did you take to tho  mountains';"  "An iiiuii.v lis 1 hail,"  It was useless to Inquire nny furthqr,  rah.si.ig a car,.villi ot I;ul<-n camels,  I asked ouo of the tl rivers whence ho  eiinie.  "From thnt side," wns tho answer,  pointing with bis linger in the direction.  "But from whnt town?"  "The town is thero," pointing again,  "But tho name of the towuv"  "It    Was    t.|\V.ll.l    ,    Ml,,  i'l,,,,"  And so the colloquy i-nded,  '1 ins Ijiilut is neen ed Irm.i the cm*.  plclou entertained by easterners of  nl rangers, who w.e j-euerally taken f"r  government ollli!.ils ou somo mission  connected with fa-.gathering or other  buslnc-id dlat.iHiei.ui to tho population.  m  ?  ���������f  ?  A MEETING  of ROYALTY  By SIDNEY II. COLE  Copynght, 1903, by T. C. McClure  I  0  5J>  ������  is-  ������  i  a*  ty  9  i  Barbara stood at the gate drinking  in the mountain air, which was like a  draft of wine to her. The sun, hanging  just above the crest of Bald Hill, had  lifted the early morning fog and set  the dew covered spider webs on the  grass shimmering like so many clusters  of crystals. Adown the road linnets  and thrushes were chirping merrily in  tne woods, and occasionally the breeze  wafted the scent of pines to ber. The  woods were calling her. She would  not disregard such an invitation.  She ran lightly into the house and  presently reappeared with a parasol  and a small red volume. Aceoutered  thus, she started down tbe road, followed by her aunt's admonition to be back  "PARDON MB, DOCTOR, BUT THEY'VE JUST  GOT HER."  to dinner at noon and to remember not  to cross the Johnsons' pasture, where  rattlesnakes had been seen recently.  Barbara went briskly toward the  woods with a feeling that on such a  day it wns indeed good to be alive.  Well down the road she passed the  groat arched gateway of the sanitarium, and, looking up the steep driveway, sho could see tho buildings perched on the hill. She had not been down  this road for ton years, but sho suddenly remembered, with a little thrill  of pity for its Inmates, tbat the rod  brick building on the extreme left was  the insane pavilion.  She took the little footpath which  led across tho lower ond of the sanitarium grounds and Into the pine  woods, She found a place where giant  pines towered many feet skyward and  the ground was covered thickly with  pine needles. Horo sho sat down and  listened for a time to tho tinkle of a  tiny brook hard by and the sighing of  the breeze through the pine tops. She  hnd just opened tho little red volume  when tho cracking of a twig warned  her of some one's approach. Sho looked up. Boforo her, hat lu band, stood  a handsome, woll groomed young man,  who regarded her with n steadiness of  (ttv/.e decidedly disconcerting' As sho  looked up he bowed gravely.  "Good morning, I'rincoss I.oulso," ho  said in a cheerful volco. "Really delightful morning, Isn't It?"  Barbara's mouth curved scornfully.  Then, all nt once, the truth flashed upon hor, This man boforo her wns a  st rayed Inmato of tho Insane pavilion.  Hor oyos opened wldo In alarm and  made hor doubly chiirmliig���������at loust so  thought tho young uiau with a keen  sense of pity.  "Charming spot here," ho wont on  easily. "Lot mo congratulate you ou  your eholce."  Barbara's heart was boating wildly.  The man might be dangerous, and sho  was at his nierey. Mho remembered  she hnd heard somewhere It was best  and HiifcHt to humor lunatics, So,  smothering n desire  to scivnui, Hho  f... ,1 '.!.. !:;'''".!" "������������������"i nn \wooh ei\vo-  ���������fn'-uvo :.������i ������*Vo eoiilil unininnii.  "I should very much like to sit down  hero with you," ho was saying. "It  Isn't every one, you know, who Is  favored with a morning Interview with  ...,,,������ . ���������.  ������������������oh, yes," Barbara said breathlessly.  "Do sit down. I Khali bo very glad to  have you sit down with mo. Indeed,  I'm awfully���������awfully pleased to have  you nit down."  Ho kirn fed himself with ft smile which  in ������ K.-ine person would huvo betokened  !i'i'!'Ml'e,|   .rlHoMcO.  "Ami what is Vrlneenn J.ou'yc doing  ������h!<* morning?" bo asked.  "I'm-I wn������ reading a book on blrda,  Mr. Honry IV.." she snid.  He glanced et her wi'zztcftllj".   -'Do  you mind, ir 1 reel your pulpe, your  highness?" he asked ouite humbly.  "Oh, no, indeed not," she assured  him, at the same time extending her  wrist to him. He pulled put bis watch  and took her wrist lightly in his hand.  Presently he dropped it and returned  fie watch to hia pocket.  "Ah, thank you," be said as he drew  a tablet from his pocket and began  writing rapidly on one of the pages  with a pencil. He laid the tablet aside,  and as it lay on the ground near her  Barbara read in, the round, full hand  on the page:  "Janet Tolman.  "June 14. Tucker's Grove. Eyesun  usually dilated. Conversation rational.  Pulse 83."  "And now, Princess Louise," the  young man was saying, "1 think we'd  better seek the banquet hall."  He rose and slipped the tablet and  pencil into his pocket  "I'm���������it's very comfortable here," she  said, and then as a forlorn hope she  added, "but don't let me detain you."  "But really "I insist," he said, with  well bred firmness.  Barbara dared no longer hesitate.  "Henry IV." assisted her to her feet,  and as she gained them he slipped her  arm through his own. She felt hia  arm pinning hers firmly against his  side and realized that opposition waa  useless. Together they started through  the grove^ and Barbara was surprised  to find they took the path leading to tbe  sanitarium. They gained the grounds  and started up tbe hill toward the  buildings, "Henry IV." meantime conversing pleasantly and Barbara answering him as best she could. She  breathed more freely now, for she was  sure they would soon encounter an attendant, who would relieve her of her  dangerous escort.  Tbey had nearly gained the summit  of the hill when an attendant in white  coat came running toward them.  "Pardon me, doctor." he said, addressing Barbara's companion, "but  they've just got her."  "Who?" said the oth-'r quickly.  "The Tolman woman. Found her in  the laundry," said the attendant "Here  they come now," he added, pointing to  two men who led a struggling woman  between them.  "Good Lord!" gasped the erstwhile  "Henry IV."   "Wbo have I got. then?"  "Then���������then you're not insane?" said  TJarbaniTlpIgl^  sudden removal of the tension.  "I wasn't an hour ago," he said, rub-'  blng bis forehead in a bewildered  fashion.  "A woman named Tolman confined  here escaped, as we supposed, this  morning," he explained. "You are the  image of her, which accounts for my  actions in the grove. She thinks she's  Princess Louise and everybody else is  some othor celebrity. Henry IV. fell  to.my lot. I'm particularly interested  In the case, and because I was wondering what effect the quiet of tbe  woods would have I took your pulse  and mado thoso notes In the grove.  It's a terribly absurd situation. I  dou't know how to apologize to you,  I presume you thought me insane and  tried to humor me,"  "Precisely," said Barbara, and tboy  both laughed heartily.  "At least, lot me got my automobile  and take you home." be said, "I presume you've hnd quite enough of the  grove for one day."  "Thank you," said Barbara, "but It's  only a step to whero I am staying with  my aunt, Mrs. Durgln."  "Mrs. Durgln's!" snid the, doctor.  "Why, I spend half my evenings  there."  "Oh, then you must be Dr. Dennett,  my aunt's Idol," said Barbara.  "A fallen idol, I fear," ho returned,  "when she hears of my latoat escapade."  Three months later thoy sat one  evening before tho fireplace at Mrs,  Durgln's.  "Really, Barbara," tho doctor laid,  "I domnnd an answer,"  Barbara lifted her downcaBt *y*t  ind flushed becomingly.  "I supposo I should humor you, aa I  did once before, 'Henry IV,'" she said.  "I'm utterly uncontrollable, when  crossed," ho laughed.  "Then," sighed Barbara, "for the Bake  of peace"��������� But at this point the sen-  tonce wus Interrupted,  placed m tne "zampmo." which ls tlea  with string and simmered in an oval  pan for two hours. Wholly innocent of  bread crumbs are also the renowned  "eervelas" of Strassburg.  A View of Robespierre.  At the time of the destruction of the  Bastille the most remarkable of the unfortunate wretches who had been confined within its Avails was the Comte  de Jorge, and he was brought to Mme.  Tussaud that she might take a cast of  his face. He had been incarcerated  for thirty years, and when liberated he  begged to bo taken back,to his prison.  Tlie people flocked in thousands to see  the dungeons, and Mme. Tussaud, was  prevailed upon to accompany her uncle  and a few friends for the same purpose. While descending the narrow  stairs her foot slipped, and she was oa  the point of falling when she was  saved by Robespierre, who held out his  protecting bond and just prevented  her from coming to the ground. "It  would indeed have been a great pity if  60 young and pretty a patriot should  have broken her neck in such a horrid  pl������ce," said Robespierre, in his own  peculiar complimentary style.���������"Memoirs of Anna Maria PJekering."  Hia Method of Rebuke.  "Ysaye, the violinist," said a musician, "is a fellow with some characteristics. Usually, for instance, be Is shy  and quiet, like a little girl, but if ruffled or annoyed he is different.  "He was playing at my house one  bight. Among my guests was an elderly woman���������ugly enough, it is true���������but  a passionate lover of music. As Ysaye  played, this woman drew closer and  closer to him. She was interested in.  his score, and to read it the better she  almost laid her head against his. Her  cheek and his almost touched.  '^Ysaye was very angry. Suddenly  he stopped playing. He took out his  handkerchief, and he wiped the woman's nose with it  "Imagine the scene. Everybody started back in surprise.   Ysaye, too, start-  jed back, apparently surprised beyond  , measure.  |    "'Oh!' he said.   I beg your pardon.  I Tour nose was so near my face that I  ! thought it was my own.'"  Vtirernl Kind* at *nuanatea,  Tho Germans, In most instances, altogether discard bread crumbs for their  mi usages, nnd when ihey do iino them  moisten them with milk or water, but  tho Italians refuse to put any broad  Into their sausages, and they claim  that their famous ������������������iSolugnot-.o uiorla-  dollu" Is nt once a more nourishing  uud a moro economical sausage than  tho vory best Gorman wxivut, inas-  i much nt* the "mortnilellu" must be  boiled three times before it Is properly  cooked, and the water In which It has  been boiled constitutes a strong clear  soup. Tho Roma us mako UUewIso a  highly ambitious sausage, In which no  kind of bread Ih allowed to enter. They  mil It '"/.iiliijiiini," u'li'.th is the foot  ninl leg of young pork, tho boat of  wlijel. J;������ olit.-iirieil I mm .Modem".  A leg freshly suited la chosen and  carefully aUmjud, *ho trotter bi������lng  preserved; the it the meat Is finely  miuced und after be!u������ seasoned ti ro-  SHIRT  Made big enough for a big  man to work in with comfort  Has more material in it than  any other brand of shirt in  Canada, Made on the  H.B.K. scale it requires 39 #  to 42 yards per dozen, whereas  corjnmon shirts have only 32  to 33 yards.  Thafs the reason why the  H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never  chafes the armpits, Is never  tight at the neck or wristbands, is always loose, full  and comfortable and wears  well.  Each shirt bears a tiny book  that tells the whole history  of the "Big" Shirt,��������� and  also contains a notarial  declaration that the H.B.K.  "Big" Shirt contains 39X  to 4a yards oi material per  dozen,  Sold at all dealers butonl-r  ,.1.1, 'i.n v..,������^.  ���������  H.B.K.  '.  BRAND      .  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  loitml     Vfaatptf i'i  When History  Repeated Itself  *���������"���������'"  By   IN A   WR.IGHT   HANSON  CopyiighU   1904,   by Ina   Wright  Hituoo  {   \  I Miss Eugenie Barnett looked discontentedly across the veranda at her  i blond cousin in the cushion piled ham-  'tmock.  I   "You've no business to be so pretty,  i Julia Knox, and to look so absurdly  young.   You are just as old as I am,  i and that is twenty-s"���������  "Hush I"   The little widow lat up  i quickly.   "You mustn't, Eugenie.   If  we think wt are -young and never acknowledge  that  we  are not young  We'll fool the people Into thinking"���������  " *A pocket edition of blue and gold,'"  tontlnued Eugenie morosely. "That's  what Dr. Hunt called you, and it suits  you too. I tell you, Julia, it's little  short of tragedy to worship beauty as  X do and be homely as a hedge fence  myself!"  , "The cypress hedge fence at the foot  ���������f my garden is beautiful, I think,"  aald the widow, lying back among her  cushions again. "Find another simile,  Eugenie."-  The girl, turned away Impatiently  with smarting eyes. She was so tired  of the continually booming breakers  and drearily whistling buoy. She wished she hadn't come to California to  tlsit Julia Knox. If Julia weren't a  widow or, if Dr. Hunt weren't spending his vacation here or if Julia weren't  so pretty and she so plain or if"���������  "Eugenie, dear"���������Mrs. Knox looked  ������ut of half shut, baby blue eyes���������"do  you think it was prearranged for you  and Frankie Hunt and me to play together as children and meet again at  Santa Cruz as grownups? Don't you  think that Dr. Hunt"-  "Who. filches my good name?"  When a tall young man came around  the porch corner he saw only Mrs.  Knox.   Her cousin had disn^'ieared.  As Eugenie entered her .oom her  cousin's clear tones floated through the  open window.  "She is having one of her Bpells  -againSbecause^she_isr������t_a_JH.eIeQ���������pJL  Troy, and it reminds me of our school  days. Do you remember when she cut  off her hair in a rage because it was  brown and straight instead of yellow  and curly like mine?"  "Now, I call that mean of Julia," Eugenie thought, her face growing crira-  Bon as she heard them laugh. If she  had not shut tbe window just then she  might have heard the doctor's answer.  "No one but Eugenie thinks her face  Isn't good to look at."  By and by Julia ascended the stairs  and tapped at her cousin's door.  "Dr. Hunt has his auto here and  Wishes us to ride with him. Get your  hat and come on."  "Thanks. I have another engagement."  "All  right,"   answered the  widow  sweetly. "I'll try to make up for your  absence."  "I don't doubt It," observed Eugenie.  Mrs. Knox weut down live steps and  paused. She-wrinkled hor white brow  unbecomingly, sighed and wont back.  "Honoy," she called softly, her pretty  lips at tho koyholo, "did no ono evoi  tell you that along with the Barnett  nose you inherited the Barnett trick of  making folks like you?"  Eugenie's grim features relaxed.  "Good little Julia," she sighed as the  red auto puffed away.  Bor mind trailed back into the past.  Bho was a llttlo, dark faced girl again,  playing with Fraukle Hunt, hor sworn  champion until her cousin, Julia Epps,  camo to school. Personified daintiness  was Julia Epps, from tho blue bow ou  her yellow curls to the bluck bows on  hor tiny slippers.  One miserable, lonely noon hour Bu-  goiile poored around tho boocb trot  where she and bo had always played together and saw soiuothlng the memory  of which evon aftor a dozen years  made a groen flame leap Into the woman Eugenie's eyos. Frank lo Hunt  was putting on Julia Epps' finger the  ring which he had been digging out of  a black button for her, Eugenie Barnett.  Another day sho nnd Julia sat on Julia's mother's porch eating cookies.  With her free hand Julia smoothed her  ruffled white apron complacently.  "He says he lover: mo tho best of  anybody," she announced coquettlshly.  '-Tomrtrfriw in the Inst* rlnv of  sohrtol." nnsworod bor cousin, "nnd my  mamma says l may wear my lovely  new dross, Then you'll soe whom be  likes best."  The fair Julia tossed her golden  cnr1<* nnd nrwew*. rrnniltv, "X think  drosses won't make any difference In  bis lovo."  "You'll soo," Eugenia replied darkly.  That night Eugeiilo braided her somewhat curtailed tressos Into numerous  tight little braids.   Next day, arrayed  In the now dress--how won sho remembered tlie gny plalds-with fluttering ribbons, kinky locks and the mien  ���������f a conqueror, sho entered tbe schoolroom after tht other children were  seated.  With cleierly assumed carelessness  ���������he glanced in Julia's direction, xuai  young lady was wearing the same  dress she had worn several times before, and, glory, that same old white  apron! Eugenie wore no apron. She  had been forced to start with one. but  It was lying InglorioUsly under a stone  In a fence corner. Retribution lay  within its crumpled folds, but retribution could wait  Just before recess she looked at  Frankie Hunt. His eyes had been Axed upon her all the morning, and now  he smiled entreatingly, Eugenie modestly lowered her eyes. At recess she  itayed In her seat bain* vary busy  with her geography. Frankie Hunt  was tying a refractory shoe string.  When the teacher was out of sight he  jumped over four intervening deska to  Eugenie's seat.  "You look awful nice, Genie. Will  you be my girl?" he said.  And Eugenie answered, solemnly, "If  you'll cross your heart and hope to die  you'll always love me better'n Julia  Epps."  The woman  Eugenie laughed and  came back to the present.  "History sometimes repeats itself,"  she remarked.   "I don't see now why  Julia Knox"���������  A half mile from Mrs. Knox's cot-'  tage the red auto, puffing back, came  upon a surprising sight A young woman, looking at once defiant and apologetic, her white dress mud spattered  and blood stained, her brown hair  blown about by a saucy sea breeze,  stood by the roadside holding in her  arms a dilapidated yellow mongrel,  one leg swathed stiff in plaid silk bandages, it ',  "Eugenie, where in the world are  you going with that dirty dog?" shrilled the widow.  "Home," answered Eugenie laconically, turning toward a short cut across  the hill. I  "What's this?" and Dr. Hunt stepped  out of the auto. "Broken leg, eh? Well,  old fellow, you are in luck to get a  capable surgeon in your hour of calamity. Silk bandages, too. I wonder if  the splints are gold or ivory."  "1 had forgotten my handkerchief, bo  I had to use my neck ribbon," she explained, starting to go.  "Get in here, Genie!", He used the  pet name as in the old days. "This ls  better than walking."  "Oh, don't!" shrieked Julia Knox.  "Don't get in here with that awful  TRiin"~rclnpn5eair^^  She closed her eyes shudderingly.       ������  The little dog whined softly and tried  to lick Eugenie's face. Her pulse leaped as she met the doctor's eyes.  "You did it scientifically, and you  aren't a bit pale. Shouldn't you like  to be a doctor?"  "Or a doctor's wife?" suggested Julia  Kriok, a trifle maliciously.  "Will you, dear?" he asked eagerly,  watching the color flood her dark  cheek. "Will you be this doctor's  wife?"  "Well!" said the pretty widow explo-  sively, "I guess I'm not needed here.  Eugenie, if you can guarantee that  little beast not to bite I suppose I can  take him home for you."  "I can't," said Eugenie happily, starting for the third time across the hill.  "But," Interposed the doctor, "you  haven't answered my question. Will  yon be my girl, Genie?"  She looked back at him with radiant  eyes and answered with mock solemnity:  "If you'll cross your heart and hope  to die that you'll always love me better'n Julia Knox."  SPORTING NOTES.  Hognn, the great guard and tackle,  Is captain of this year's football team  at Yale.  Columbia university is developing a  very promising "bunch" of football  players.  Wiltse of the New York Nationals  pitched twelve consecutive games  without a defeat  Wrestler Tom Jenkins wants to meet  Jim Jeffries, heavyweight champion  pugilist, in a fight  American autoists are making plans  for a large representation Hi the James  Gordon Bennett cup race abroad next  spring.  Scott Hudson has shipped to Lexington, Tertimin, 2:24*4 Bessie Abbott  and Pittie Herr. In all Hudson has  returned thirteen horses since the  opening of the campaign.  Miss Kinney, 2:19*4, is a new 2*20  performer for McKinney;-2:11*4 She  took her new record in a winning race  at Port Huron, Mich., recently, driven  by Frank Cares of Detroit *  Sweet Marie continues to accumulate  new trotting records. She is the largest money winner of the year, holds  the season's race record and. is winner  of the fastest five heat race ever tdot-  ted. " . ���������'.   . .: ��������� '   ���������    ���������  ANIMAL TALES.  WOMEN IN TROUSERS.  A wealthy Frenchman has started a  home for aged animals at his country  place and now has a mule seventy-  three years old, a goose thirty-seven  and a cow thirty-six.  A Milford Haven (England) trawler  recently landed twelve fine sturgeon  caught in one haul. Some of them were  six feet long. Such a catch had never  been known previously.  A Vermont hen which has never been  able to raise any chicks of her own  has mothered the eggs of bantams,  geese, ducks and even pigeons. Her  latest exploit was to discover and  hatch a nest of bald eagles.  One of the curiosities of this curious  _age of ours was caught in the waters  of the Choptank river some time ago/  It was a good sized terrapin with a  healthy, well developed oyster on its  back and was both literally and figuratively an oyster on four legs.  In Champery, Switzerland, the Sight  '   Cuusea  No  Comment.  It win probably be news to many advocates of feminine dress reform to  hear that the women of Champ'ery, a  primitive mountain district of the Canton Valais, Switzerland, have worn  trousers from time immemorial. The  Champery region is in the southwestern part of tlie Canton Valais, the village of Champery itself being at the  foot of the Dent du Midi, well known  to Lake Geneva tourists.  The men of Champery are noted for  their lazy habits, and beyond acting as  guides to mountain climbers in tlie  summer months they lead an absolute-  ly Idle life. The women perform all  the hard labor required of a mountaineering people. It is they who pasture  the cattle on the steep and often dangerous Alpine slopes, cut the timber  and mow the grass. It is a usual  sight to see a Champery woman, her  daily toil ended, -.returning- to the village dragging her husband on one 'of  the wooden sleighs in general use  throughout Switzerland, ber lord and  master all the while lazily smoking his  pipe.  Under such circumstances it Is riot  surprising that the women of Champery should have adopted the masculine attire. Their costume is of the  simplest kind���������a jerkin of rough, dark  blue material, with trousers to match,  and a red foulard to protect the head.  While desperately practical, nothing  more unprepossessing in the way of  feminine dress could be imagined than  this costume of the Champery dames  and damsels. Moreover," these ' wives  and mothers, of Champery, who are accustomed to all the work generally  supposed to be the Jot of the sterner  sex, not unnaturally seek what consolation they can in masculine comforts.  Chief among these is the short briar  pipe, which they all smoke and evidently enjoy as much if not more than  their husbands and fathers.  POOR TROMBETTI!  The  and  POINTED PARAGRAPHS.  Business, like* your salary, might always be better.  The croquette is the old fashioned  hash ball after it gets into society.  Some, people are too insistent on the  right to be fools in their own way.  Sad  Tale of the  l'rofeiiaor  the Journalist.  Professor Trombetti, whose praises  were so much sung in the foreign, press  as knowing the ��������� greatest number of  languages of any one ever born, relates  an anecdote of himself which occurred  just after he was "discovered." In  Rome he was so pestered by journalists that his patience at last gave way,  and when cornered by the gentlemen  of the press his language became distinctly lurid.  .One day as he was coming out of the  central postoffice a frank looking  young man stepped up to him, and,  holding out his hand, said: "1 am so  glad to make your acquaintance; I  have been trying to find you for days."  "And may I inquire with whom I am  'speaking?" "Why, I am X! Not a  near relation to be sure, but near  enough to offer you congratulations,"  etc. Professor Trombetti, reassured,  and glad to get hold of some one to  unburden himself to, took the stranger's arm, and, as they went down the  street, gave, in emphatic terms, a"  description of his sufferings, his opinion of journalists, and, incidentally,  much information about himself which  the papers had been vainly sighing for.  Finally they parted with an engagement for dinner the next evening.  That night the professor was sitting  tranquilly in a restaurant, the observed  pf all observers, Avhen suddenly be waa  seen to spring to his feet with a smothered exclamation. His friends crowded  about for an explanation, but he could  only sit down weakly and point to bis  newspaper, the Giornale d'ltalia.  There, in large print, were his imprudent revelations of the afternoon. He  had been "done" by a journalist���������Pall  Mall Gazette.  THE PERFECT NUMBER.  THE COOKBOOK.  A loaf of stale bread is almost as  good as when newly baked when  wrapped closely in a towel and steamed  through thoroughly.  Do not invariably throw away tho  oil from the can of sardines. It is a  very good substitute for butter when  codfish balls or made over dishes of  fish are on hand.  Tbo fishy taste can he removed from  canned salmon or lobster by putting It  in a colander, pouring boiling water  over it and then lotting it stand long  enough to drain and cool.  COLLEGE AND SCHOOL.  81. ��������� Iind Her War*  The late Counselor E,, chairman of  the quarter sessions for, Dublin, was so  remarkable for his leniency to female  culprits tbat a woman was seldom convicted when he presided.  On one occasion whon this humane  barrister was in the chair a prim looking woman was put to the bar of the  commission court, at which presided  the equally humane though perhaps  not so gallant Baron B.  She was Indicted for uttering forged  bank notes, According to UBual forms  of law, the clerk of tbe crown asked  the prisoner If she was ready to take  hor trial.  Wltb becoming disdain sbe answered  "Nol" She was told by the clerk sbe  must give ber reasons why.  As If scorning to hold conversation  with the official, sbe thus addressed  his lordship; "My lord, I won't be  tried bore at all, I'll be tried by my  Lord H."  The simplicity of the woman, coupled  wltb the woll known character of D���������  caused a roar of laughter in the court  wincii even Ui������ ovueu cwuiu iiui icoi.*),.  ii.WUU   $,,   WilU   hi*   UbUill   UiildUCiM,  wuH about to explain the impossibility  of her bolng tried by the popular judge  and said, "IIo can't try you," when  tho woman stopped him short and,  with nu Inimitable sneer, excuwuoia,  "Cim't try me? I beg your pardon,  my lord; he tried me twice before."  Bho was tried, however, and for the  third time acquitted.  Tho game of chess Is still included  la tbo curriculum of Russian schools.'  European physicians claim that clay  modeling in public schools Is a greater source of danger than the uso of  slates ��������� because of tho germs which  stick in tho clay.  In East Indian schools mental arithmetic Is a vastly more serious matter  than it ls in tho schools of this country. Pupils of ten years aro taught to  remember tho multiplication tablo up  to forty times forty.  Mrs. Agnes Knox Black, wife of Pro-  fossor fl. Carlton Black of Cambridge,  Mass., has boon appointed to the Boston university faculty and Is tho first  woman who hns ovor hold a position  In tho faculty of that Institution. Sbe  will be at tho head of tho department  of elocution und oratory.  When a young~man refuses fo"wo?K7  that is the beginning of all his other  troubles.  ���������.;���������  When you abuse a boy for being  worthless, remember how worthless  you were at his age.  Some people say farming-is so much  easier than it used to be. Still, it a  farmer 'does his duty even in these  days be knows he has a jo|).  There is a good deal in print about  the contagious laugh, but how'Often  do you hear it? The writer of this  knows but two people of all his acquaintance who have a laugh that Is  contagious.  TRADE AND INDUSTRY.  Paper suits of clothes, to bo thrown  away whon soiled, aro proposed.  More elder Is produced in tho United  States in a slnglo yonr than lu all the  rest of the world In tlvo years,  A firm of watchmakers In Swlt7er-  land takes annually from Sheffield .150  tons of stool for tho manufacture of  watch springs.  The rlco paper tree, ono of tho mast  ������     I     ���������        I������,    ���������   ,   0   It,,,   a,-,*...,-,   fine.   r.f r-llHq  hn" record ty '>''<������������������* ���������<U('r'',������������if,iilt|ir evrtcvl.  wonted with In Florida.  In Great Britain among women  workers thoro nro 80 auctioneers, 0 nr-  chlteets,    :i,07l    hrleknuikers,    .'5,W0  - .    . > iii.  UHI...UV.I.1,     Ul     I.M.111,.^       .'������,, VV,   .,,     *       ��������� -  laborer, 5,1*0 goldsmiths, iMio.t printers, 7-ir* railway porters, 117,010 tailors  and 8 veterinary surgeons.  They Cnt Both Wnya.  Some Intelligence offices encourage  even the greenest girls to abandon general housework and try for the place of  cook, parlor maid, etc., for it Increases  tho fee, many offices basing this upon  tho amount of wages paid. This is  one explanation of the decreasing number of general housework girls.  They aro also responsible for some of  tho restlessness of employees. Girls  aro placed In positions and removed  when they are needed for others. Some  use employers as training schools.  Groen foreigners aro sent, nnd whon  they have learned enough English and  housework thoy aro sent to others for  higher wages, tho office not noglcctlug  to collect the extra foos.  Then thoy inform tho long suffering  employer thnt thoy understand hor  girl has left nnd that they can supply  bor noed.���������Atliintlo Monthly.  From  Time  Immemorial   Three HfiM  Had  Unnnual  SiKiiiflcnncc.  The perfect number of the Pythagorean system,.expressive of beginning,  middle and end, was the number three.  From time immemorial greater prominence has been given to it than to any  other except seven. And as the symbol  of the Trinity its influence has waxed  more potent in recent times. It appears  over and over, again in both the New  and Old Testaments. At the creation  of-rthe-world���������we-findV.la*id^wate***_aM._  sky, sun, moon and stars. Jonah was  three days and nights in the whale's  belly, Christ three days in the tomb.  There were three patriarchs, Abraham,  Isaac and Jacob. Abraham entertained  three angels. Job bad three friends.  Samuel was called three times. Samson deceived Delilah three times.  Three times Saul tried to kill David  with a javelin, Jonathan shot three arrows on David's behalf. Daniel was  thrown into a den of three lions because he prayed three times a day.  Sbadrach, Meshach and Abednego were  rescued from a fiery furnace. The  commandments of the Lord yv^re delivered on the third day. St. Paul  speaks of faith, hope and charity.  Threo wise men come to worship  Christ with presents three. Christ  spoke three times to Satan whon he  was tempted. He prayed threo times  before ho was betrayed. Peter denied  him threo times. Ho suffered three  hours of agony on the cross. The superscription was In three languages,  'and threo men wero crucified. Christ  appeared threo times to his disciples  and rose tho third, day.  I  Ills Portrait,  A tramp of somo llttlo respoctnblllty  appeared at n gentleman's door asking  alms. "Not today," said the Interrogate  od ono. "When may I call?" responded tho tramp. "Why don't call at nil.  I know what you nro. I snw yonr plcturo on a tin can at the grocery storo  at tho corner." Tho applicant for a  lonn sauntered leisurely down to tho  placo nnd stood viewing tho goods In  tho widow, Soon his eye camo upon  a can of crustaceans from tho Miilno  coast. Then the Joko flashed on him.  As ho meandered away be mumbled  to himself, "Well, that's tho neatest  way of calling a follow a lobster that  I've struck yot!"  Ilnve Yon Got Them?  Do you feel anxious and preoccupied  whon tho gas man goes by?  Do you sleep badly?  Do you go lo bed hungry?  Does your heart palpitate when you  nee a steak?  Is thero an all gone fooling In your  pocket?  Do you have nightmares?  Do you do mental arithmetic every  time you contemplate tho purchaso of  "coffco and?"  Huvo you a hunted look?  Do you walk down dark alleys whon  fou go downtown?  Beware! Those are tho symptoms,  Vou'ro busted.  Her I'liolnn.  "Well, well!" exclaimed tho old man.  "MiMid.v't" lean.in' tu p.ny ionl k<������.U.  Now, there's wniio sous������ In that there  tylwc ������ho'ts playbi*."  ���������'That ain't Mainly," replied Ida wife.  "It's the mun tuuiug the piano.".  Ar-nnr**-! <*f Itf  Dentist (who ban pulled tho wrong  tooth; I seo how 1 made tl"' iii.M.iio-.  I counted tho molnr������ from tin* baek Instead of Iho trout. You don't *><'���������'." i<������  hnvo cut your wisdom teeth yet. young  man. Groaning Patient-Thai':" evident from the choice 1 mado or a den-  tut!  Unrcnnrt nnil Tennr������nn.  Ono of tlio stories told ot tlio lat������  Sir William Vernon Iliircourt relates to  a gibo at Tounyaou. Tho poet was out  day reading him tho lyrics for "The  TrlTir-cvJi" nm" when in "Te-trs. Mlt-  Tours," ho cahlfl to tho line, "The enrll  est plpo of half awakened birds," liar  court looked up and hi.Id, "Ah, 1 sup  jvoho that would he a pipe before break'  fiint!" Tennyson is wild to hove to*  ceived tho Jest n littler- grimly.  f'f-'tliiit Serum**,  Yon look h'.i'ff.)).   What'* fijlne ont*  "Thi.' din-Tor*" hnve lii-gun to issue bulletins concerning tho condition of that  rid; uucie of mine, who ha* been banging on for so long.  Prr-nrh Conceit.  Etlcnno Duiiiont, writing In tbo early  part of tho lust century, said: "Tho  prevailing character of tho French ls  that of conceit. Kvory member of tho  assembly considered himself capable  of undertaking everything. I often  laid that If you proposed to the first  hundred men you met In tho Btrectt* of  Pnrl*- nnd to the miinn number in the  itreots of London To undertake tho  charge of the government uint-iy-biiio  of them would accept In Paris and  uineti nine, would tefiiM- in hondon.''  Mill.  Ii.  '111.il.  i MH'l   IM   lllll   It   coll.Ill,V     W.H-ll.'   t,H-,I..M-  ties* and gnilliiii-Hs i4u limn! in hand.  Nt'itlHT tlio iiii-n ii<������r tlio women take  any care of their persoi.M, Thoy Wear  their clothes very lo.ig without changing, brushiug or shaking them, keep  tU-iik o'.i i-...'.. ,,i ii:^ht. ���������'-'���������1 fhom ni  dusters and towels and take them off  o..iy wheo ������i,-> ,ii-ii, oil' of lhi:iu.A'lvca,  They never wash their bodiew mill only  In 'julte ('xefftfiowil cases wash tbelr  faces aud hands. wtl ji-i������*V*u������- ���������  ���������#1  THE  JAPANESE    HAY;R CAP'  TURE1)  MUKDl^.  JUukden, 9th���������The left armies have  cut the rail.oad north of MuKden.  it is believed Ku.rop<ukin is surrounded  Japanese left army, via Pufhan,  The left armies have   cxif   ai.d de-  ������������������ *tr*������ved the-rtiiln--idv' hoiwci ibiMuk- |  den and Tic  pas-.     The  Russian*-"  are iu lull leticat in  the  nor'hern  road*".   The left coin nan of .hei-H*. av-  u.i.et" is at LikaiiiHpu, 7 miles north  nf Hun liver and  5 miles  wes-t ol  the railroad, and has  bad   a  hem:  fight with a Ilui-siun force ;.hrico its  number.   The Russians lo.-L 10,000  Russian centre is retreating in great  ponftibicm.  New Chwang, 9th���������Tie pass has  "been iny-"sled hy ihe Japanese and  Rurcpaikin, hnvii.g no altername  Will probably be forced to surrender in a week    The Russians* have  liftt been   reinforced from   tlie di  rection of Jiarbin since March Lst.  Nogi's army made a forced   inarch  of 25 mile*" daily and acting in con  junction ���������vithOku'sarmy tun-round  ed the 80,000 Russians in direction  ,oi Tie Pass and cut   off i heir   sup  plies,  Si Petersburg. .9lh���������Gen. Sak-  biarvfi wire*--.���������Seve al fierce attacks  on our north fn-nt we're made during the nifcht. Tney weie ail ie-  puls.e.dv This despatch would seen,  to indicate that the Ja'pinese'force-  is between Mukden and. Tie'Pass.'  A veil in drawn over .the,progress  Short Coal       |   Ev.EMDE  Mining Course  ���������yillS CONTAINS ouly the informatiou  neofs*>ary to quuliiy persona to pass  th������< Mine Furomai.'s Examinations. It re-  cjuiru.i less v.i.-k ami Jkbs time than llu-  complete cowrie, yet thoMs that finish it wili  have a good knowledge of the art of mining.  Subjects Taught in the Course.  Arithmetic.  Mensuration and Trigonometric Functions.  Canes Met with in Goai Minos.  Mine VeiiUkvum.  Koiinemir. Geology of Coal.  Pros-'urting   for   Coul   and   Location    ol  Qpt.iiii.t'H.  Shaitf, iSIouch and Drift-".  Mo hotin of Working Coal Mines.  Mine Surveying.  Mine Muchiuery.  THE INTERNATIONAL  rOitRhSPUNDENUK   'SCHOOL  SURANTON, l'A.  r^^mmatmamammim noM*mimwiimam*aiiame*mmmmama**memawaaaammmpmimmm  INTERESTING ___ INSTRUCTIVE  "���������COR'R'EOT. ENGLISH-  HOW TO USE IT."  A Monthly Maoazinr Dkvotisd .to the  Usb ov Eng uuu.  Josei'uine Tuuck, Bakeu, Editor.  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The Boarding and Lodging D-partment, under, the immediate'superintendence of A*f^.������  Davin. will he"fouMci First elnSs in every rttRpent.  RATES,  $l.oo per day upwards.  Royal Baifk.of Carjada  Capital (paid up), V $3,000,000  Reserve Fund 3,000,000'  Undivided Proffts,     192,505  T. E, KENNY, Presidknt. K. L. PEASE, Genehai. MANAO&a  BRANCH AT CUM RE RLvND,  Savings Bank Department.--De-j'-suts of gi and upwards received;   Iutcrest allowed at current rates, compounded twice eaoh year ou 30-h June and 31st December-,  Drafts on all points bought and sold.  .., R. K. WALKER, Manager.  OFPICR HOURS 10 to 3;   Saturday 10 to 12; open   Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9 pn  301  Cuiierlanu  lells' : BAKERY.  A Fine Selection of CAKES   always   on  hand.  FRESH BREAD every day.  Orders for SPECIAL CAKES promptly attended to.  of fir.en KlIP>^  tricaie Lis b.eaten   army   but   the  general staff insists that   while  he  been defeated there has bet-'ii nodis  aster,    Mukden   may - have   been  *     '    ���������       <-  1." _K  TENDERS.  JRe Mortgage Sale of Property  hereinafter mentioned  TENDERS will b- received by the under  sinned up t<> one 'clock p m, Satu day,  F<bniarv llth, 1905, for the puvehuae ot  the West half of 'N'urtli West quarter ot  Section T.-n,  attd-Uv  Wi.-S'.-  hull   ol   the  mm  - GBAYFflBS,  COURTENAY, BC,  HREEDER of Holstein Cattle, Ches-  ter White l'i$>s.,- B.ured Plymouth  Rocks, &c.  Dimsiuir knm%  y  GnmberlaM..  m n������  mnn  aster, Mukden may - nave oe������������ ^^q ^w ,,f Seo-ion Screen,  evacuatedduringiastiiitihtalthough ^-^ r,i(lljd| -Nanaiuio Dwtriot,^ locally  nothing definite has been received -. known������. ".T. MUhell. IW ,, ^  this morning.     The railroad  and  great Mandarin road ..were altruist  blocked at tbe la>t moment. Thfi  trains were rim under the Japaneso  guns westward,  NOTICE.  IMPROVED STOCK     *  .  AT FARMERS PRICES.    A, BILLON, J.P.  knnw'na������ '������������������'.T. Mt-oheil'-i Kaoe." N0TARY   PUBWC    CONVEYANCER,  Tim und -BiK-ied does not bind himself to      NUJA   x rvSUR,ANCH AGENT,  OUE...- j WaVerly -Hotel  First-Class Accomtnod.itioDi   at Reasonoble Ratee ...  =B ES:I- 0 F-\\*-SNES-&-LiQU Q ftS-.-  S. SHOR ,  PUOl'RIEi'OR.  "CUBAN   BLOSSOM"  A   UNION MAPI'". Cir.AR  "TROM~TrfIt'rr~ "~~ ~  Cuban Cigar Factory  M. J. EOOTH, Froyrivtor,  NANAIMO, B;U.  r..  accept any teud.r.  C.N, WES^WOOD, Mortgagee,  22 Kn^'b Roadj Victoria, BO.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that ap.  plication ������������������will be urwlu to the Lofj-.fln'ive  Asanmbly of tho Province of Hritmh Col- j  uinbia at its noxt mchbv'.i for au Aot < xtu\ 1- ���������  itig tho timo for thu oomineiiCRinoivt of    he I  oouatruotion of the CompunyVlino ol ri.ii-  wav nnd for the txpeuutur.. tl.iiv.*-oii, of ten  per cent, nf the iimoiiui, of tho capital  und  r-duoing the aiuount of tin* capital ...nd pur-  jriit,tiii({ thc Compiiny to ... lutruot the rtul-  Ptttod tho 24th January, 1005.  BAENAIUJ & 110(1 BUS,  Solioikora for tho ApplionntH  ORCHESTRA of from 8 to 5  in-*trutn"'iit8 for dances or oiliirr  functions supplied at short notice,  P. MONTE,  DuNSMina Avijwur.  oooqo oopoooooooouoc  LiKAL ESTATE INSURANCH AGENT,  COMMISSIONER SUPREME COURT BC  1-lenlH  received,     dtrbts   collected,  JurniB valued,     i>eeds regii?terw5,  De -da, Wdlu, Mining Paper*, &c, drawn  OFFICES,    CU M BERLAND, B.C  "Ici on Parlo FruncaiB."  For CANDIES  N ovelties, Pictures,  Frames and cleaning  of frames.  "BUM*.  C I ain  p.'cpiircd   lo C  g furnish tftylish Kigs, q  O ami do Teaming at C  S rcasonnl>lti rates. g  B   SSP.������-*-T W*yj?���������   ||   8 CUM.UCKLAMHO  d.'hu den  Cumberlancl  NOTICE.  Ridirif? on locomotives and   nul  way cave oi   the   Union   ������.ol]������y  (!,nMuvnvl^M-ny  \m*"\ ���������V'W  ivohiliiled     KminoycP   ������w **]>  1 By order  Fhakois D Little  Manrtpnr.  NOTIOE.  T hw lo inform iho pnljjjo tha  nn���������,���������UliHrJ.iiu������rylH.ll)04.������uy  .1.mi>u I ������aii ������iv������ my Piiiroim boitoi  'p-IE ADVANTAGE the puhlio  h-.s in purcltM>ii"ij>; whewvihuy  live i.- they net-tht. "iniidy and are  nol disappointed us v\hen Bending  away.  '?��������� Stoddaft;  WaVcliwaker    i\nd    Jewoler,  . sells goodB nt. Euflt-vn Prices and  hfts a nice stock to select from.  EVERYTHING in BO 1.1 DO OLD  All pinc.hu,*'*.'-> onuriivctl  .',.. ire.i uf oh������ I'titJ ....  P.  HTODDART,  Dunsmuir Avis,, Cumberland.  ���������       WILLIAMS BROS.        !  iLiverv Stable;  j     TEAMfrnWH A Nil   DltAYMKN     ;  I     SlNOt.K  A.VD   Dot.'lil.M   UK"     ,'  !   for Uipk,    Am. Okjwus   \  ',     PltOMI'Tl.Y    A'l'TlCNDK'J   TO.     f  ', Third St,, Cumberland,B.C.  JOHN McLEbDS.  FOR FinST-CI.A;^   '  CANDY, FRUITS,  CIGARS ife TOHACCOy.   ��������� ������ ������������������*���������>��������������������� .,mtf\mmmmmmmmmm,mmpmi,mm������m       I   in  ill i ^���������mmmmmmmmmf-  HARM ESS  W   WILLARD is propured to  ���������    till any Orders for Pine or  Hpi'.vy tliirne������a, al short not'cu.  , ���������. ���������   ,,..,������������������>���������  WILLARD RLOl'K,      Cumberland,  Mainn Cigar factory  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  DUST   :i   ON    s:   EAKTH.  Uliiiul'iioUu'Oit by  V  OAJ1I.E (t CO,, NANAIMO, B.O,  ,l���������i���������... I mii Klve ������>'.V riii"'" ""- ! ���������  ,       ,  ""'���������"r:... oMiKv. r*,^ Wto m OuraberW  sn^m-MJ, iv.uuntmvmm*  WANlED  WV.y, AND WOMEN   in ihit* county;  ��������� ,u   ., ',j ���������'.:.''."-t\   "'i-ri'Mi'if������^    in     l'f*prr!8.!l.i I  lP,i - ,i.-,,-r,Hr> :m olif t'snvhlist.ot liusiriCNS |  lnv.v c of solid (inuun 't si.imtuiK-    ."*ini.u. i  to men $.*.i   wnftkly, t < wonu-n .$13 lo $lb ]  QTA.Y  AT THE   VKNOOME.  ff.r   Ai.i. <1������sv!'SiKsi:i'.s ro" to'wo  werkly w.ih   KM";^"^ JX     ;���������. j TllKiUH ih Svi-i'i-iKi. with  ^tttfK ttti 'X������ i Best Liquors and Cigars  . . .....     ti'v-niHi) i.itjnnai������u,a. I ������������������-  S;;:: iu.-,l nr.,*. & <-������������������,, dc^. a. j       k, 8. kohkstbon. ������    ������  Moiioii ll.ilj; .CHi'-HfiH'-  C. II. TARBELL,  High Grade Stoves  sronTSMRNS <;oods  &t!KNElULHMU)WAKB  .���������  x������i������*������.  I  'I  I.  ltli.">  ���������  "J**  Swn^^jQ.  *  ���������rfi**i  Hi:1  .'*������',>ii  <^'MMi  -i������     ���������      i'   '���������"!  ,>*"*������CJfcS��������� J  MrtlSU  To Cure a Cold in One Day ������t^.  tcto Laxative Bromo m\v^^&%&  on every  Tkmu#3o������  Wj8ir*\$tdx\.;t. ft  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  ! WESTERN  GaM-ma  uDITORS 't  A Series of Articles Describing %  their Lives, their Aims and      x  Their Influence. ������  No. 16 t  LN1R. E. S. ZINGG. ������  ���������������������������*#* V*#*# *#������������������������������������ WW^WWWW^ eee  Worry wont cure a cough. When  you find a cough holding; on���������  when everything else has failed���������  try  ���������Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure %&**  It is guaranteed to cure. If it  doesn't, we'll refund your money.  Prices: S. C. Wells & Co. SOI  25c. 50c. tl.  LeRoy, N.Y.. Toronto, Can.  ; MR.  E. S. ZINGGl  ������'������������������������������������   Editor  and   Proprietor  of  the  Wapella  Post  1/  *��������� Mr. E. S. Zingg of Wapella is a  living illustration ol the truth of the  saying current among newspapermen,  that the man who has the ability to  conduct a successful country journal  has all the characteristics necessary  to success in almost any undertaking.  As an editor Mr. Zingg has a splendid record, but, such is his irrepressible activity, that his editorship is  ,'only one of the many forms of his  'Proteau activity. The production  weekly of such a newspaper as the  Wapella Post might well demand and  ^cpjiSAii7ae���������tkc,*.yhole_.o.0.he_time_ahd;  ttalent of its proprietor.   But with Mr.  , Zingg it is otherwise���������a    mere  segment of his work,    nothing    but    a  necessary and incidental part of the  ' week's, -routine.        ., ,.-.'-��������� ������������������  Mr. Zingg not only writes the editorial and local matter for the Post,  rustles the ads and looks after subscriptions and the accounts, but runs  a furniture business, does a'ilttle in  real estate and dabbles in insurance.  Even those do not keep entirely occupied the energetic Wapella'editor. He  Is the president of the local board of  trade/Into which institution he has  Infused much of his own spirit of  progressive onergy, and which is one  of the most virile forces for local  improvement In the Territories. And  Mr. Zingg's local patriotism does not  stop hero. He is a member of the  Wapella town council/and one of the  foremost and most forceful figures in  municipal and local life In the community.  Undoubtedly tlio real test of ability  and worth is the regard in which a  iiian ls held by those with whom he  dally associates. True, It is said that  a prophet Is not without honor,,save  ' In his own country. This may be  the crtse when a man goes into the  profession of prophecy, but It "has no  application In commercial, and least  of all in editorial, life. In tlio realm  of journalism, in which a man Is under tho Bpot-llght of ' publlo observation and criticism every, ;������)lniit0- of  tho time ho Is awake, ���������ln'vvvhich his  notions and opinions aro canvasserl,  judged and Wolgliod by \ tli'e^wholo  . community, a fakir, a humbug, or a  hypocrite Is soon slaed up and sol  down at his true valuation. Tf a. man  wears well, and steadily appreciates  In pulblle ojUoujii, it la boc'itine ho Is  "all wool and a yard wide," and  shoddy does not outer Into his composition. That Mr. Zingg is in this  clasa, and that his jivogroaBlvonoss,  hia ability, and his trustworthiness  aro host recognized by those who  know lilm most liit.lniai.oly, tho In-  fliioneo of the Post, and tho public  positions he occupies, aro tlto most  convincing proofs.  The editor In tho average Western  ' town has to go up ngalnst somo  pretty hard propositions. He Is not  In the position of his brother In a  city, who can how to tho lino nnd lot  tho chips full where they will. Tho  community from which ho drawn his  patronage Is restricted In Jts area,  and the support of all la necessary to  Ills success. Ho ennnot comppn������fit������*  ior ma Joss ot ono advertiser, for in-  ulsnu't-, hi iho bv/t-urititt ot un-Jiner,  awl this Is known by the nierelmiits,  who aro nsfuto nnd wine In thoir day  and generation, arid who sometimes  avail thoniflolvns of the knowlodt-o  tn  tho   -ilvn-ii.,.;������   ..f   '.! ���������,���������.:,w   ���������v#v;  tho loss of tho publisher. The country oditor has to ho solid with tho  churches, keep squaro with tho hotels,  help along tho leading fraternal nnd  ladles* soelotlos, placate tho chlof  male kicker against all and sundry  thing* an nt present conatftuted, and.  it he can do this (and to aticceed he  protty nonrly hnn to) he will beablg  frog in the local puddle. Evidently  from the bonon accorded him E. 8.  Zio-fg Um   accompllihod   all   thit���������  which Is only to say that he has approved himself a diplomat and an  able man.  To readers of this journal the Wapella Post, which is among the most  looked for and carefully read of their  Territorial exchanges,������ is the best  recommendation that. Its editor could  desire. Its news is brightly written*  and well arranged. Its editorial utterances are moderate and sensible,  evidently the reflection of a thoughtful mind. Its advertising patronage  is proof positive as>to the appreciation  in which it is held by the lecal-merchants, aiid the care and taste. wifch  which their" business* news Is set up,  and the general caro as to typography and make-up, shows that the mechanical department is fully the equal  of the others under Mr. Zingg's management.  While the professional ability of an  editor can always'-be -best 'estimated  by the appearance and standing- of  the newspaper he controls, it is altogether silent as to his, personal  Ihisto'ry, and the few facts 'following  concerning Mr. Zingg will be welcomed by those who . hitherto have  known him only through the Post, or  as one of the most reliable members  of the Western Canada Press association.  E. S. Zingg was.born at Hamburg,  Waterloo County, Ontario, April 18,  1872, and is therefore but a young  man. He was educated at the public  and high schools of Walkerton and  Hanover, after which he entered the  office of the Hanover Post. Commenc-.  ing as "devil" he climbed until he  reached the rank of ' full-fledged  journeyman. Then he removed to  Toronto. He continued in the printing business until he was 20 years  of age, when he went on the road  as "drummer" for a wholesale furnlf  ture house, travelling in Ontario  and Quebec. For six' years he remained in this business, receiving a  .thoroiigh-traihing-therein?  Millionaire Fire FluhttM.  A number of millionaires who live ia  one of the Philadelphia suburbs have  formed a fire department of their own  and are to build an engine house and,  fully equip it with allthe necessary up  to date apparatus at their own expense. They will "employ a large fire  company ' and so ' protect their own  summer homes. Among the members  of the organization are John Wana-  maker, P. A. B. Widener and 0. A,,  Barney.  Dealing "WltTa Tramp-i.  The city of Colby, Kan., had 1,000  tickets printed and distributed among  the housewives of the town. The tick-  ets are 'good for one meal when countersigned by the city marshal. When  a hobo appears at the back door and  asks for a handout he is given one of  these tickets, which the marshal will  redeem for two hours' work on the  streets. Unless the tramp follows this  nrocwlure he goes hungry in Colby.  DON'T THROW AWAY YOUR MONEY  on Eastern and Southern Grown Nursery stock  that-will not "grow, but write for our catalogue  of hardy Apples, Grabs, Plums, Cherries,  Gooseberries, Raspberries, Currants, Strnwber-  rief., Roses, Ornamental Shrubs anil Trees  Hedge and Windbreak Tree?,* Perreniarpiants'  etc, Trees that will grow in Manitoba and  tho Territories.     Address  BUCHANAN'S NURSERIE'S      ���������  St. Chart, s, Man.  Chronic Catarrh  Always Catching Cold  No Return in 14 Years  (PRONOUNCED 51-KfcEN)  A CANADIAN REMEDY  ���������HOME  CURES  Taking the advice of Horace Gree  ley and the many; others-who have  echoed the New York editor's utterances, Mr. Zingg came West in 1899,  and in October1 of that>ye.ar established the Wapella Post, which since that  time has continued to ,shed the lustre  of the true light of knowledge in  ever-increasing volume.  . As said before, Mr. Zingg Is yet  young, like most Western editors, and  as cau be; seen by his "counterfeit  presentment" at the head of this  article, more than passably good looking. He is deservedly popular with  his fellow scribes in the West, and  fow were more welcome than he and  his amiable wife at the annual Press  pilgrimages which marked the palmy  era of the Western Canada Press association. Mr. Zingg has already done  much in the realm of journalism since  he came West, and more is expected  of him, for ho is justly, regarded;by  his follows as one of the most able  and promising of the editors Of the  Canadian West.  ,.    ,<f������������������^- ._'  A Smnll Pill,    Imt l*owerf!il.--Thcy  'thatijuag-o of tho powers of a pill by,  it's size* would consider Parmeleo'a  Vegetable, Pills, to be lacking, It is  a little wonder among pills. What.  It lucks in size it rnakoa up In potency.. The roroedioawliloh.lt carrion tiro  put up in tlKiSD! small dohon, liecnusn  thoy aro bo powerful that only smul  rtosoH are required. Tho full strength  of the extracts Is secured In this form  and do their worlc thoroughly,  TRY IT ONCE. It will do you good.  MCI I f I tl 1II  CEYLON TEA is the Purest and Sweetest Tea in the  world.   It is sold only in sealed lead packets to preserve its  native goodness.   By all Grocers.  RECEIVED   HIGHEST   AWARD   AND  GOLD    MEDAL   AT   ST.   LOU 18.  I am the Oldest  ESTABLISHED GRAIN  COMMISSION  MERCHANT  IN WINNIPEG.  Consign your grain to me and get prompt service, careful attention  and highest market prices. c    COIXTIZ DRAWER  Reference: UNION BANKOFCANADA.  D.  SjtIiNIV,      1300  ��������� JC& Your Groin to as to bt told on arrWal or afterwards, as you mar  ., ��������� ��������� ��������� wieh. We do a strictly Commission Business, in which w������ haf* hai  16 year's experience. Prompt and reliable work guaranteed. Liberal Advances. Com.  spondence solicited.   Licensed and Bonded.    Keterence-Bank of Hamilton, Exchange  Branch.  DONALD MORRISON & CO.  Grain  Commission.  416 Grain Exchange,,  WINNIPEG, MAN,  THE ANDREWS-SAGE GRAIN CO., LTD.  GRAIN COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  We make a specialty of low grade   wheat. Write us before shipping. We  will show how we can serve you.  References:���������Any  Bank or  Commercial Agency.  GRAIN  EXCHANGE, WINNIPEG, MAN,  MARCH-WELLS GRAIN CO.  Grain ia car lots bought on track or sold on comroistioa. BeasonaWf  advance made. Prompt Returns. Correspondence solicited. Reference!  Any Bank in Winnipeg.  ROOM 414, GRAIN EXCHANGE BLDG.. WINNIPEG.  MIS8 CABBATT, Sussex, H>a.  Assuredly Not  By tho terms of an election hot a  man in Iflmporla, Kansas, obligated  himself to burn his shirt In front of  the wtato capItol In Topolut. In Kansas the wind Is not always tempered  to tho shirtless Idiot, either.  seas  Ayer's Cherry Pectoral  quiets tickling throats, hack-  inn coughs, pain in the lungs.  It relieves congestion, sub-  Cherry  Pectoral  dues inflammation.  It heals.  (strengthens. Your doctor will  explain th.'s co you. He knows  all about this cough medicine.  ���������We feat* aiid Ayer"i Cherry TeatetaX te  ear famllj* far tt yeari tat threat sad lata  UonWw, tnd we think no ueijletne equate It,"  Mai. A. rorssaoT, Atptetea, Mtaa.  141.  HI  for  tmM3Sk  iWeak Throats  nWT ^ fWff"'jfi*eHWla (PtTwy leuMVVtf  Mrs.  "William  Garratt,  Sussex,  N.  BV,  ���������writes,  May 24,  1904,, an  interest  -ing���������let.  ter   regarding  the cute  of   hex  daug h-  ter, 14  . y ea r s  ago,  of  Catarrh  of  the  Throat 1  "My daughter, when she was 5 yeara  old, was,troubled with a very bad cold  for over six months.  She was short of breath, and seemed to be choked up all tho time.  "The doctor said it was catarrh of  the head and throat, and gave her  medicine for It, but it gave no relief.  Seeing Psychlne advertised, I decided  to try it, and before she had finished  the first bottle she was as well as ever.  The catarrh never returned, although  W years have passed away since then,  and she is now grown to young womanhood."��������� Mrs. Wm. Garratt.  rSYCHINlS is  pronounced SI-KI5ET*  j .Tin* Dr. Slocum RemedloB nro sold by all  arufffftRti ntid many piMioral storos.  Phyohinn nt $1.00 nor Bottle.  For fur'l.or ndvloo, informntion or free trial  hottlo writo Dr, T. A. Slocum. Linr led. Hond  OIIIchu nnd Laboratory, 179 Klui; street went  Toronto, Cniifldn.  TRIAL BOTTLE FREE.  The great rule of health-  Keep the bowels regular.  And the great medicine  Ayer's Pills.        - - ���������    ���������  J.O.AwO*.,  XawMI. Vim.  ISKrS^S BOGRINGHAM'S DYE  aDeautiiulorewnorncnciacfe?Use nm<a������orw**itt<ii*.r.u^too*u4SMtu.a.M.  Would Not Llko to Gay  "Now, Tommy," said tho teacher,  "what is this word 1 have written on  the board*���������s-l-o-w?"  "Dunno."  "Ota, yos you do���������think. What does  3'our papa call yon whon you go on  nn errand and don't got back for a  long tinio?"  "You'd lick me if I told you, nm'am"  Not   n   Nnuxenilnw   I'ltl.���������Tho   ex-  clplont of a pill la tho Hul-atcuico  which enfolds the lugrotllwus nnd  i.mkou up tho pill jnnHB. Thut ofl������ar-  mciloo'H Vogotnhlo l'ills U bo compounded iih to prosorvo thoir moist-  uro, and thoy can bo carried into uny  ll.till.Un        willliMil        illl|i.ill'lllK      Hn'll'  fitrfnuth. Many pills, in order to hoop  thoin from ndhciiiWr nro rolloil In  puwdors, which prove iiimscntlnur to  tho tnsto, I'armoloo'8 Vogotablo l'ills  nro Hn propnrod that tln*y aro agroo-  ublo to tho most delicate.  If it is a Question of Warmth use  .-���������E-B." EDDY'S  BUILDING PAPER  It Retains Heat and Keeps out Cold.  Write for  Samples  and Frlcee.  TEES & PERSSE, Limited., Agents, Winnipeg-.  Women  Oh the neatness of their neatness  when they're neat,  "And the sweetness of their sweetness  when they're sweet,  Oh, the gladness of their' gladness  when they're glad,  And the sadness of their sadness  when they're sad!  And their neatness and their sweetness,        ������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������  And their gladness and their sadness  Are as nothing to their madness  when they're mad.  Iffiiornnce In n Oiirne.���������"Know thyself ia a good admonition, whether  roforring to one's physical condition  or'moral habitudes, Tho man who Is  ���������icqiiaiiUod with himself will "enow  how to act whon any doningomont in  his condition manifests itself. Dr.  Thomas*' J'lcctrlc Oil is n Hump nnd  slniplo romody for tho eradication of  pnln from tho Hyutoni and for tho  curo of ull bronchial Uoublos,  It, is the opportunity we make that  makes us.  Wo do not enrich the present by  ridiculing the past.  Wo shall bo measured by what wo  might havo been.  Minard's Liniment Cures Coldi, etc  A girl at St. Ivouts, U.S.A., not content with bringing nn action ngalnst  her sweotliuurt for brunch uf prouiiho,  Is also Hiilnu hor father, mother, sisters and brothers for conspiring to  break off tlio engagement.  Tho International committeo of tho  Young   Men's   Christian   association,  which has tho ovorslght of tho anno-- ���������   elation In North America, gives some! Cholera and nl! mimm������*r eomplnfnt*  astonishingly large figures in Its rovldw I nro so quick in thoir action that tt.o  ttSioniBiuuBiy lurgo nn������, ,���������,, ���������.Uol.l   hnnd ot d-miti  Ih upon  tho v|r>-  "!.I"M"'jnV(T Wi   tMr rtHirnhnr^ip | *���������������������'������, boforo thoy uro awaro thut (inn- j jp���������on<|, ;*flrmRlolopi������*.', medical joiirnsis  is 37H.B02, and'thoir rocolpts nnd ox- ^ ^'^{m^lileTm^ i.Wtonilj  BLAIR'S GOUT AND  1 RHEUMATIC PILLS  THU UKEAT UNULIHK WSKB'DY.  TESTIMONIAL, fronts tht. UU SIR SA.1C-  UEL BAKER, tht famout NIU Explortr.  "Newton Abbot., Htvon. Dtar Slrt���������I  h������v������ delayed my thanki an I withtd to  t������*t tht effect of DlVir'i Plllt by a tuM-  cient inUrval of thut.  "For tan ytari I had lufltrtd acuttljr  from a out and lift had loit itt attra*.  tion owing to the uncertainty of hta-H***  and Hidden vUltatloni of tilt enemy  which f-������"oitrated me for month*), or wetka  accordtnR- to tht virulence ot the attack*  "Dluir'a Filti have rendered ne Immenee  tervlce, ar* I no lonirer fear aa attaok  Of  Hoilt,  , "l-'or the lait twenty inontht I haTt  been comparatively fret, ai one or twt>  attempted  vi*itationi have been  ImnxMl*  lately etnmped out by the aaiietance  DlaiPe rillt.  ���������I  "Truly yourt (Signed) Saml. W. Baktr.  Iwyninn Sone A Co, .Montreal and Tom  onto; The hole I)rug Co., Winnipeici ait)  Uartln, Bolt U Wyunt Uo., Wiu.lu-i.  (Superfluous Hair  I     Removed by tha New Principle  BaSniracff*  Electroly-tlfi, Xr������yordeplUtorleiar*  offerefi you on the hart word oi the  nrwratom and  mnnuinoturera.   D K  I Milt AC hR ii not,, It it tlto onlymtthod  *nh\������k  lo i*r\nrii*d  hv r)hveir*i������nH, HUr*  1  I pendltures In tho year  1 9"3,S5<J,a28.  halancod af,  Try a doso of Dr. KoUogR's Dysontciry  Conlial, ami yuu will kcI lnninili.iiu  relief. It nats with wonderful rapidity und never falla to tfTt;ct a cure.  Mmaro s tinlmeoi Cum Gw-iti ui Cw������i,  ������ ��������������������������������������������� i������������**mi*m*mmmmmm*M immv������*   n ������������������������������������������m  A Russian has devised a means for  preserving dead bodies hy embalming them In glaas. Tho body la flrst  covered with a thin coating ot liquid  glaaa. It ia then placed in a mould  and melted glass poured round M  Thc body thus becomes enelo**������������-1 in  an Air-tight, solid and transparent,  nuuw ot glial, and would be prewrv-Jall about bim; be   waa   my father  !td todefiolteiy.  8he Knew Him  Hero is a talo trom l<os AngoleH,  wlicro divorce Is reninrkahlo otxny.  Two children mot at a dancing school.  Said tho llttlo girl: "So you have  rt nnw faflmr af your homw\ I hoar."  "Yea," replied the little boy, "and he  Ih iho nlooat rhap I fiver aair,"  "Pooh," said tbo. little girl. "I   know  once!  will be sent irot, ia  uUuu, tealed  envelope.  Vour money haek trlthout' qunsf ion if  it f������Di to do all that, is claimed for it.  plain wrapper, on receipt of $1.   Writa  for it today to DK MIUACI.E CHEM.  IGAL 00., ������3 Qvntt 8thut \\t*r,  Tobohto, or  TORONTO, ONT.   W   N   U   Ne   ffJIS ���������"35C  Special Opening Sale  Cash  SATTTRDA-Tr."    "FEBRtTABY     28xS     J ������������������-���������^������������������>>-** ������������������������������������������������������������������  CPACE will uot permit of e gene"! H������t bat we would Call  ���������^   your special attention to the  ���������.. 800 PIECES  CHEMISES from 25o.  SKIRTS **   46o.  LADIES WHITE WEAR  CORSET COVERS from lOo.  DRAWERS "     25o-  OHILDB WRSSBS^. ^ ^ ^^ w ^  BOTL8������eITove750 of these in this lot.      Beautiful little  Suits at about Half the Ueual Price,  .fir   CAIJ- AND SEE THESE.  OUR STOCK IS NOW COMPLETE with the Beat Brands  of Groceries to be had.  HeintsV Tomato Catchup, Sweet P-ckJes, Sour  Pickles, Sauerkraut, Horse Radish, Inuia Relish, Ac   ..ARE EXTRA CHOICE.   -r^T  ^������ijn        OgHvle**, Royal Household, Lake of the  f 1-iU U i^~"   Woods,  FiveRoees.    ....  PASTRY FLOURS. Also all kinds of FEED at the  -  LOWEST    PRICES ���������-  rPEN Oases of Slaters just opened, all the Newest Shapes and  *     Styles for Spring.      We also carry all lines of Men's and  Women's Cheaper Grades at  $1.60, $1 Tfi, $9.oo, $3.50 and $8.oo.  BOYS AND GIRLS SHOES  >b great variety, at all prleea.  BOYS SPECIAL-Sizes, ll's to I3'a at lion.  4������ ���������������������������'"'        ���������'     1 to 5's      at 11.25.  "MEW GOODS���������Over 20 OASBS of New Spring BBY  -������������������^    GOODS now oa the w������y.  *r   WATCH FOR THESE.  RIGGS & WHYTE  J  CORNER CASH STORE.  On Friday next, the Irishmen  and sons of Irishmen, of all creeds  und parties, resident in Cumberland  and vicinity, will celeorate the festival of 0their patron Saint. The  love of all islanders for their native  land is proverbial, and the Celtic  peoples in particular have ever  been famous for their attachment  to the homes of their race, but there  is something unique in the love  - which the Emerald Isle inspires in  all her uona, whether their lineage  be Celt or Saxon Irishmen have  been unhappily divided by racial,  religious and political strife during  nearly all tbe history <-*������������������ thrir liu.e  _falftr>dtbiit:thea������niverBaiieBoftbeir  Saint's day and tbe sifchtof a green  ribbon or a bunch of Shara-ocks,  edtabliftWa bond of sympathy and;  affentibn which is stranger than any  spirit of fiction, and they unite to  toast the Hieen laid and to glory in  the achievements of Irish name and  blood of every cause. It is in military achievement that Ireland's  eminence is most marked} the little  island that has given Wellington  and Beresford, and in our own day,  Wolsely, Roberts/Kitchener and  White, has no rival as a nurse of  great soldiers. During the last  century three prime ministers, Lord  Castlereagh, the Duke of Wellington and Lord Palmerston, were of  Jrish birth. There is soarcely a  land in Europe or America that  does not treasure among its proudest memories the name of one or  more great Jriuhman.  Good luck to the Emerald Isle  and all Irishmen under all flags so  lpng as they revere and honour the  home-land*  INDISCRIMINATE PRAISB,  To say that encoring or uproariously applauding a  young performer needi a little discouragement is perhaps, putting the matter  too broadly, but we venture to say  that li ii an encouragement to me-  dioority, und if there is any native  talent likely to be injured by unjust applause, we should be within  the truth.  What every writer, musi  clan, singer, or lecturer needs is  criticism���������cool, discriminating, relentless critipi������ra.    A   provinoipl  itai.da.d oan no longer be accepted,  There are always countloBi numbers  of people at public entertainment!  wbo affect a musical education they  do not possess.    Theae smile pa*  tronliingly at every number given  by peiaon* oho mc not their particular friends, but when one in  whom they are interested appears,  then a rousing encore, often undeserved, if accorded t hem.   Wt often  hear of the constant wreck of promising talent, of cruelly di*c"*nraR������^  genius.    It ia not altogether an  ideal world for justice or (or the  appreciation   of new departures.  For one artist who has been denied  a career by want of pubiio appreciation,   ten  have been ruined by  foolish encouragement and indiscriminate praise.    Over-praise has  made them vain and self-conscious,  and unfitted them for the labor that  is needed to make them accomplished workmen. They lack knowledge,  discipline and high purpose.   They  take themselves seriously, but not  their art, and the public is often at  fault for the failure.   The man who  sits in  the seat of the critic and  roars --encore" is often at fault for  the failure.   He may have a kind  heart but he also certainly has a  false idea of the way to train artists  -Afte^twoor4hree-appearanc^Lj,M.  performer begins to feel discouraged  the epidemic is beginning to sub-  tide, he or she has not been made  humble and incited io laborious  days and nights to win a real distinction   then  tbe  complaint of  public fickleness is made, hut the  performer is really only deceived by  his easy succesf. ���������!��������� ,  Granulated Sugar, per 100 lbs.,  $6 75.���������Napier & Partridge.  Mrs J. Frame went to Nanaimo  on Wednesday last to visit her  father Mr Wm. Chadwick who is  seriously ill. Mr.Chadwiok worked  at No. 5 a yenr ago as engineer and  has many Mends in town who will  regret to hear of hie illness.  C. H. Tarbell has just -weired a full Una  of the oeUbrated Sherwin Williams Paints,  Varnish, Stains, &o Tha best paiat on tha  Paoiflo Coast.   Call and see our oolora.  House Lining and Wall Paper at  Cheap John's.  Our Italian skies suddenly congealed into a blinding snowstorm  Saturday and Sunday. However,  it thawed almost as quickly as it  fell. Budding trees and snow-laden  branches look somewhat odd.  New stock of spring clothing now  in at the Big Store. Style, fit and  price right.   See these goods.  If you want a Good Up-to-Date Suit  ROtoC. J. Moore & Co.  With the largo supply of millinery, summer ready-made clothing,  otu., on view in our stores, and all  of best quality, wo wonder why so  many residents persist in patronizing Eastern ohops. There is not  much loyalty to local enterprises  when wo think of the enormous  amounts oi money that are sent to  Toronto from the small towns of  B 0. It is little wonder that the  progress and upbuilding of these  town** ta an alow. If the amount of  mnn*v that goes annually to tbe  east wsi nnent at home it would  m an tbe enlargement of every buil*  news house in town. The employment of moro money would help  to meet the demands of uuaiut-**,  The money tent awav is lost to this  town. No portion of it coroes back,  for contributions to entertainments  taxea or wages. Let us stand up  for Cumberland by purchasing  everything we wear, eat or want  uriuted here. Support the town we  livo in.  New Clothing juit arrived at C. J.  \ Moore & Co,  FIRE IN NO. 4. V  A fire broke out iu No. 4 mine  Saturday afternoon, but wass extinguished without much trouble  the same night, much to the satisfaction of everyone.  Fancy Vests, no two alike, at C. J.  Moore & Co.  The Fish ng Season will soon be in. By  going to 0. H. Tarbell for your fiahiug oat-  fit you will catch your huh and nave niouey.  He keeps tbe most reliable and up-to-date  tithing tackle and ammunition in town.  BROWN LEGHORN EGGS FOR  HATCHING���������Ptizc-winners���������$5 per  hundred for incubntors, 7$cts. per setting ���������S FUobson, Courtenay  noticbtocredit.es.  In the matter of the estate of Thomas  H. Piercy, late of Penman Island,  ���������"~���������B:e^deceasea^���������-���������--r������������������--'-���������--���������  TAKE NOTICE that all persons having  claims against the estate of the late  Thomas H. Piercy, whose will was provr  ed on the "mh day of February, A.D,  1905, are requiredHt* send the particulars  thereof, duly verified by declaration, to  the undersigned on'or before the 8th day  of Apr!, looj, and further take notice  that after the said date the executor will  distribute the estate amongst those persons only of whose claims he shall then  have received notice.  Dated this 1st day of March, a.d, 1905  MICHAEL MANSON,  5a Executor,  ���������*'". Union Wharf, B.C.  ���������������������������������������������HH--MMHMaaM������aMaHaMHiMi������i  LAND REGISTRY ACT.  In the matter of an Application for a,  Duplicate Certificate of Title to  Lot 8, Bk, 2 of Section 69 Comox  District, Map 480  NOTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN that it is  my intention at tbe expiration of one month  from tha first publication hereof to issue a  duplicate of tha certificate of Title to above  Lot issued to Robert McQuillan on the 7th  April, 1896, and aim-bared lflOoo.  S. Y. WOOTTON,  Registrar-General.  Land Registry Office,  Victoria, B.C., 2nd Feby., 1905.  wmmmmmmmwmmmmmowmmmmwawmmmmmm  MUNICIPALITY OF  THB OITY OP CUMBERLAND  Notice is hereby given that the Court  of Revision for the purpose of heiring al|  complaints against the Aiienment Roll  of the Cumberland Municipality will be  held in the Council Chambers on Wednesday the lath day of April, 190$, at the  houroi ?������3opm.  Any pernor, having cause of complaint  of their Aasetsment must make such  complaint in writing to the Clerk of the  Municipality at least Ten Days before  the said date, or they will be too late to  be heard in that behalf.  L. W. NUNN8,  Crrv Municipal Curk.  Cumberland, B.C., 8������h March, 1908,  KUUti FOR HATCHING.  From Pure-blood Stock,    Single Comb  White Leghorn Wyckoff ���������train ���������tho  greatest latere in America���������Egg*, Si .00  per 1 $. A few selected cockereUt foi a*h  Krice $1.10 each,���������Apply, John J, R.  filler, Little River Poultry Yards, Co  max.   Mail orders attended to,  WrORlCATXOV   WAMTED  As to the whereabouts of C K Distler,  who left Vancouver shout 10 months ago  for Cumberland. Any particular* regarding same will be gratefully received by  ��������� his uncle, Rudolph l)i*tler, tare of R S  [ Robertson, Cum bet Und. BC  Prices   Lower   than   Ever  A.T WEIIIST ROBE'S  New Spring  Goods arrive weekly*  *-*. v WHICH WILL BE -  \ SOLD REGARDLESS OF COST.  Come  and see  for  yourself���������examine  our .Goods and Prices and  compare them elsewhere. .-  FOR GOOD GOODS AND LOW PRICES WEINROBE'S is the PLACE  _B.���������S.���������  VENDOME BLOCK,  CUMBERLAND.  ���������J(-    'St,     J, If  /������*.  ftoyal Barfk &f. Canada  Capital (patd up),  ,$3,000,000  Eoaerve Fund .3,000,000  Undivided Proflta,...   ...... .V...    108,505  T. E K.RNN'/, PgKuiPKOT. H. L. PEASE, Genskai. Ma*u<uu  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department 1���������Deposits of gi aud upwards received;   Interest ak  lowed at ciirreut rates, compounded twioe eeoh year on SOch Juue and 31st December*,  Drafts on ail points bought aud sold,  R.E.WALKER, Manaow..  OFFICE HOURS 10 to 3- Saturday 10 to 12; open  Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9,pm  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market   - '9  Choicest Meats  Supplied at Lowest Market Prices  Vegetables  A Great Variety will always be"  in stock j  also a supply of  Fresh Fish  will be *it Salt1 every Wednesday  "���������    'O  Yonr patronage (s cordially invited, and  all orders will be promptly delivered.  J. McPhee 4 Son  PROPRIETORS.  Spring..  Samples  OF SUMMER  ���������m T W bbUOtii  JUST ARRIVED  Fit and Workmanship Perfect.  Leave   your Measure lor a Suit  C DAVIES,  OP. DRUO STOWt.  A  Fair  Trial  I������ 1AX-X-4 "W*3Q  TUST a ohanoe to show fin that  J we a) ways please our customers  by supplying them with the BEST  MBAT8 at \ha lowest market  prioos, A trial order will convince  you,  THE OITY  Meat   Market,  W. W. McKAT, Proprietor,  Fletcher Bros.,  2>**Ur������ in Hlgb-grade  PIANOS AND  ORGANS  Tha   wlebrated   Gerhard  H-untsbian,  Mindklimohn and Wiluams pianos,,....  From $300 up,   TERMS TO SUIT   T.S.BATX,  Local Afent*

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