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TWELFTH  YEAR.
CUMBERLAND.   B*. C. WEDNESDAY      JUNE, 21 :go5
*mim
AT THE BIG STORE   ^
We   are   receiving   Shipments
Fruit
of    i
by   every boat
You can depend upon getting only the best fruit
s from us. ���.-'��� ;      ,
i
Selected varieties from California and elsewhere. ,
We follow the markets closely and *our prices are at
all times right.
Order Your Preserving
Strawberries   NOW
Simon Leiser & Co. LtD.
Nicholles & Rehouf, Ld.
61 YATES STREET,   VICTORIA, B. 0.
just received large Bhipment of
:^yi
IBOH   A.GKE
l*L
Jtes
CULTIVATORS,   SEEP PRILLS,   WHEEL HOES, Etc.
VKRV J.AWT IMI'UOVKMBNTW.'
Cftll nadBoe tlio.ii or write for oataloguea and prico-i."
Telephone 8j3. Solo Agents for B.O. P.O. Drawer 563
'LEADING FABRICS
�� STLKOLINES
|" CRETONNES "
"TICKINGS"
<��� TAFFETAS '��
������ SALINES ��
f'- BUIiLAh-s "
"DIMITIES"
/'DENIMS"
THE FINEST MANSION CAN|
BE NO MORE THAN
-* HOME "
ART    )*jt
DRAPERIES
MAKE The MOST tiNASSU-
MINd ABODE.in ATTRACT'!
IVEand TASTEFUL HOME.'
ART SATEENS-French,  Gorman and  KnglMi
iiukm in Dreader., Ohint*- anil Grntor.no pi t��*Hit-,--
|;U Inohe. wide, PRICE l-l-Ut VAUU-Wo to 60o,
DAINTY DIMITIES-3) hioheu wide,-PUICK
PKR YD.-aBc 860.
OUST NNEB���Frniuih and KngtUh in olinrmiiig
oulorn-31 im. wide, PER YAIU) OOo to 76o
.DENIMS���Plitin, Bioondo and Art Donf.ni  (nr in-
|ox|-uiii��ivo oovorlnaR and  Curtail***���36 ia.  wide���
PRIOR PER YD 35c and 40c. ,
\"RT TI0KINO8- V i <'irmhion ttn.l   )��i-��o  uuwra
aaiuNii��N wule.PKU \AIW, idc,
 SAMPLES ON E"ffiaTJB8T   	
Preparations are being made f-X
the re-building oi the wharf at
C>>mox, which ii in a bad state.
TheROodfolkof the Bay propote
giving a big dance upon iu> com pie
lion.
COUNCIL  MlitllMG
Present���Mayor Wiilard, Aids,
Bate, Tarbell, McDt nald. McLeou
M invites read and adopted.
Accounts:���
Enterprise, -printing $1 80; Water, $3; H Mitchell,black* mil hii'g
18.55;' News, printing from Feb'y,
$15,20; Grant oYCo, lumber. IK28
Frtight, 85cj AaivEirebell Co, bejl
and finings, $80,oo. Rel'd. to Fin.
Committee except Bell nc't. which
was laid over vmiil arrival of shipment,
Mr Banks reported that sewers
had been flushed, alBo; tliat th"
Sport* Committee had borrowed
some lumbei for 12th of July cele
brntion. As a member of the appointed Committee, he solicited the
Council for a donation to the sport*--.
Mr Dunsmuir had alie&dy donated
the generous sum of.$166 and the
committee Were anxious to nee the
City'* name on the list; Aid, Tarbell spoke in favor of the grant, and
moved, seconded by Aid Bate that
$25,00 be donated. Carried,
Mayor Wiilard brought up tha
question of laying water to and fixing up quarantine station,and suggested the advisability of renting the
same, owing to a scarcity of houses
in town, (he place being occupied,
it was arjued, would be a safeguard
against fire A Committee was up
pointed consisting of Aids. McDonald and tMcLeod to look into the
"ISTtenrnli'feport.���The^Mayor-a!-
80 suugesied that the Council consider the advisability of bringing in
a Sewerage bye-law, to authorize
the borrowing of a sum of money
for the purpose of installing a -.roper sewerage system.,. , ,, ,��� .
���   Council'adjourned.
BIG SHOE SALE for 2 weeks
ending July let. 20 ceivs off every
dollar.    Napier & Partridge.
Mrs J Hawkins was b<ought to
the Hospiiul fr. m Comox on Monday. Hnd' underwent the painful
operation of having a numbei of
defective teeth removed.
Probably nothing i-* more satisfne-
'h'ry than good reliable food prod
Ucts. The inner man always' wants
the best. Particular people find
perfect satisfaction in buying tueir
groceries At the Big Store.
Mr and Mrs Anley were passengers to Nanaimo Monday.    Mr Anley being enroute to attend I   0 0
F    Grand Lodge  Convention   at
Ladysmith.
FRESH CHERRIES at-Napier
& Partridge.
Hon. James Dunsmuir and Mr F,
D. Little were visitors last week.
The band serenaded in the evening,
and were most liberally treated by
Mr Dunsmuir.
Much building is being done in
the Valley. Mr Lewis has had a
new .house erected, and some repairs
done in Courtney. An addition to
a barn on the old Crawford homestead is now hiring built, also a house
for Mr Crawford Senior. Mr Wm.
Duncan is about to build, and other
improvements of the same sort are
under consideration. Messrs Radford and Burnett are doing the bulk
|"of ThT Wf IT       "        T
Mr S. F. Crawford gives notice of
a sale ofs'ock and agricultural implement*" at hin old hou e, m-at San-
dwiuk, for next Wednesday. The
li*t coiitafn-* many indi. ptnsable
article--for the farm.'
- 1905-
Wall =- Paper
***-mm*'--b---------^^ .
JUST ARRIVED AT THE
CASH STOME'
ii    a
100 Patterns to choose from. ���   "3|
2 Do ible Rolls for 25��ts, upwardi.
���imua Lmints;,   Ni.xed Piitiw,  50 Shades of
.VahasCtae,     E ut-nelv   Staiua,    Varuiah,
Whith.g, Brushou. eto.
��� .**   ���
TE. BATE,
DUNSMUIR AVE, Cumberland
111 ���    ' ���'   "      '      ��� "             '"MM
- J905 -
wall ,r   aper
There were high times at the Comox Ranch last week, and Saturday
Con. Thompson brought up what
.remained of Thomas, after a glorious dr'unk and much fighting. $10
and ooj-ts.
- JNIjlW. R. Robb's^ungajow is wel I
on t he. way. and will be an ornament
to the already beautiful Bay peel ion ��
FOR    SALE
Lot 2, Block U.Penrith Avenue.
A full sized lot in a desirable location.   Terms.   Apply   E. J. Judd.^-
817'GoidbvavSt  We-t  Vancouver.
%ltlOK!A.O.C
FOR    SALE.
. GoodSulky���Suiiahle for Howe
broking.   Price $15 oo.
Apply u> 0��o. H. ttoe*
Courtney.
Local and Personal
. T. E. Haie has just received  I  ton of
Wall Paper.
**
Mr Wm. Mattheweon leaves Fri
day for a visit to the Hot Springs
Enroute.ht- will visit his son Chartlie
who went below some time ago for
medica{ treatment.
All Flour sold by us is guaranteed to give absolute satipfaction or
money refunded. Napier & fart-
ridge.
Abtam Haywood sustained rather seriouB injuries Saturday* by
being Bquezed between bi.xes in No
4 mine.   He is improving.
For Garden Ho-**, Lawn mowers.
Ice Cream freezers, Mixed paims
and brushes, Wallpaper, Hammocks
Tennis Racquets, Fishing inckle,
Poultry netting,Garden tools wheelbarrows, eto. etc. Go to the Big teiore.
Mr M Magnone mot with a rather
singular accident Monday, A*-be
was leaving the flight building
hurriedly, he struck his head heavily i.gainst tho top of the wicket door
frame and falling in a stutimd
f-'tnte, he struck with force the sill,
breaking two ribs. He ia at home,
ami doing well.
OUR PRICE on Groceries aje always the lowest whon weight ui d
quality are oimbider-sU, Napier &
PurtiUgk'.
Mr ,), H. Cocking, ot iSuniuni..,
arrived over the wagon road Sunday,
He reported the almost unanimous
r.*.fnan1 nf tno cnmi-anv's terms by
tho men on Saturday and the out
Jook bad.
The Newest fads in fancy work
Proctor'i patent Wheel or Squareii
for making Teneriffe Lnew
Stamped sewn Duy lie* n����U table
covers !����� be had at The Jlig".**���'tori.
Mr A Dick, mining inspector,
spent last week in town on duty.
���AT THE '.BUST STOR13
|HE BEST FOOD t
FOR WARM
WEATHER.
is fruit, Nice Fresh Fruit is always relished���but
especially so in warm weather, when it is seasonable.
No trouble to prepare Co*- the table���plenty ol it
for little money. Our supply is Always Fresh and
Always Complete���Always Reasonably Priced.
Oranges
Bannanas
Apples
Strawberries
CANNED FRUITS In
Strawberries
Raspberries
Peaches
Pears
Apricots
fmm 20o jer tin,
Plnnnpnlf-^ **Ur*��H. 7 tint* 9Brt����
Assor ed Pie Fruits in Gallon
Tins.
NAPIER & PARTRIDGE, %
'���'SP
**
���fy'
DEALTHJN SPRING
���NATURE   NEEDS   ASSISTANCE   IN
MAKING NEW HEALTH-GIVING
BLOOD.
Spring is the season when your
.-system needs toning up. In the spring
3*ou must have new blood just as the
���trees must have new sap. Nature demands it. Without new blood you
���will feel weak and languid; you may
have twinges of rheumatism or neuralgia, occasional headaches, a variable appetite, pimples or eruptions ot
the skin, or a pale, pasty complexion.
These are certain signs that the
jlblood is out of order. The only sure
way to get new blood and fresh energy is to take Dr. Williams' Pink
Pills. They actually make new, rich
blood���they are she greatest spring
tonic in the world. Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills clear the skin, drive out
���disease and make tired, depressed men
and women bright, active and strong.
Mr. Neil H. -McDonald, Estmero, N.
B., says: "It gives me great satisfaction to state that I have found
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills all .that is
���claimed for them. 1 was completely
run down, my appetite was poor and
I suffered much from severe headaches. Doctors' medicine did not give
me the needed relief, so I decided to
try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. I used
only a few boxes when my former
health returned, and now I feel like a
new man."
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are not only
the best spring tonic, but are a cure
for all troubles-due'to poor blood or
shattered nerves. That is why they
cure headaches and backaches, rheumatism, anaemia, kidney and liver
troubles, and the special secret ailments of women and growing girls.
But you must get the genuine, with
the full name, "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
for Pale People," printed on the wrapper around each box. Sold by all
medicine dealers or sent by mail at
50 cents a box or six boxes for $2.50
by writing the Dr. Williams Medicine
Co., Brockville, Ont.
James Whitcomb Riley says that he
-was summoned as a witness in a case
���tried in an Indiana court, where one of
the witnesses before him eiinced some
disinclination to state her age. "Is It
very necessary?" coyly as"ked the witness, a spinster of uncertain age.. "It
;is absolutely necessary, madam," in-
.jterpme4_thA_jMg_e,^^
.the maiden, "if I must I suppose I
must. I didn't see how it could possibly affect the case, for you see"���
"Madam," observed the Judge, with
some asperity, "I must ask you not to
further waste the time of this court.
.Kindly state your age." Whereupon
���the spinster showed signs of hysterics-
"I am, that is, I was"-    "Madam,
"hurry, hurry up!" exclaimed the judge,
now thoroughly impatient. "Every
minute makes it worse, you know."
Guarantee to Mothers
��� ""There" Is only one medicine intended
"for use among infants and young
children that gives mothers a guarantee that it is freo from, opiate and
poisonous soothing stuffs. That
���medicine is Baby's Own Tablets.
"Milton L. Hersey, M. Sa.'ynibHc an-
/alyst for the Province of Quebec, and
���.demonstrator in chemistry for McGill
Unlevrslty says:���"I hereby certify
that I have made a careful analysis
of Baby's Own Tablets which I, personally purchasod in a drug store in
"Montroal, and said analysis lias failed
to detect the presence of any opiate
or narcotic in them." These Tablots
euro all the minor-nlhnonts of little
ones, such as toothing trouble-*, simple
favors, colds, constipation, diarrhoea,
colic and worms, They mako little
ones sloop naturally bpcauso thoy re-
mavo the cause of sloripJofisnpRH. They
are a boon to all mothers ami no homo
whore (horn nro you in.*; children should
bo without a box of Baby's Own Tab-
lot,-*, Sold by all mod Wno dml'M's,
or In- inn!! nt. ?."> .-"n's n hu\ fr nn tlio
D.\ Williams' Medicine Co.,'lire c'-vMo
Ont.
so rapidly as the floral, which Is under the direction of Mr. N. Stewart
Dunlop, tax and insurance commissioner of the company. Last autumn'
it sent bulbs to station agents, section-
men and other employee's, from one
end of the system to the other. Some
were for outdoor planting, and are expected to bloom this spring; others
were for pots and boxes indoors, that
they might bloom during the past winter. As a result of this generous distribution, there will be one million
tulips, etc., flowering along the system
this spring. Before the department
was established, the only plants and
flowers along the company's various
lines were those planted and cultivated at the expense of those agents who
wished them for their own enjoyment.
Now the company bears all expense in
connection with the purchase of thousands of the best bulbs procurable, and
not only sends them to every employee
who wishes them, but also issues folders giving information. In addition to
this, seeds are sent every spring to
employees along the system, who have
exhibited an interest in flower culture.
For this year the money appropriation made by the company to its floral
department is almost double that of
last year, so that the coming summer
should see the stations on the C.P.R.
more attractive than ever.
The seeds���numbering over 25,000
packages���are being sent out now,
and include as fine a collection as any
gardener of the most refined taste
could wish. Mr. Dunlop, to whose energies and fondness for flowers the
success of the department is due, tells
those to whom his circulars are sent
to surround their station, section house
or office building with pretty flowers,
so that not only the employees may
enjoy the fragrance and brilliancy of
the blooms, but t hat passengers on entering stations from Vancouver to St.
John may be welcomed by the beauty
of flowers.
One of the features of railways in
England is the attractiveness of the
grounds and stations along railway
system. Money is lavishly spent on
even short mileage, so that the public
will enjoy travelling. The C.P.R. is
similarly disposed to make its system
one of the most enjoyable for travel
in America.
MANITOBA SUNDAY SCHOOE
ASSOCIATION.
"\A/l-ia"t   is   F��sralysis*?
BE TELLS THEM
TO ASK TBE IM
JOHN J,,BURNS CURED BY DODD'S
KIDNEY PILLS.
C.P.R.   FLORAL  DEPARTMENT.
Tho floral department of tho C.P.R.
Is i.sHiilu�� at tract I vo folders, containing with tho general Information given,
tho following Honlont'o: "Wo havo con-
ducted tlio (lower scheme for sovou
yours. This spring there will bo at
least u million tulips, crocuses and
narcissus at tho stations across Canada, to brighten, boautify and make
homo-like your environments."
Perhaps thoro Is no other department of tlio C.P.Il. which has enlarged
'���'DODD'S
SIDNEY
th, PILLS
..'VENT'S   01*
He had Chronic Inflammation of the
Kidneys���Says his Brother Foresters can Tell all about it.
Darnley, P.E.I., April 17.���(Special)-
���John J. Burns, a prominent member
of the I, O. F. here, whose cure of
Chronic Inflammation of the Loins and
Kidneys caused a sensation some time
ago. reports that he is still In splendid health. "Yes," says Mr. Burns,
"my cure is eritirely satisfactory. I
have had no trouble since I used
Dodd's Kidney Pills. They drove away
the disease from which I suffered for
eight years.
"No. I'll never forget Dodd's Kidney
Fills. The doctor could not help me.
1 got so bad I could scarcely walk, sit
or sleep. I was about to give up entirely when an advertisement, led rac
to try Dodd's Kidney Pills. Now I am
in good health. Dodd's-Kidney Pills
saved my life."
If any one doubts Mr. Burns' story
he simply refers them to his brother
Foresters,, They all know how he suffered and that Dodd's Kidney Piifo
cured him.
MARCONI WINS IMPORTANT CASE
Now York,���The decision by Judge
Town send in tlio case of the Marconi
Wireless Telegraphy Co. of America,
vs. The Do Forest Wireless Telegraph
Co, orders an Injunction against the Do
Forest Co. prohibiting tho uso of electric conductor-* and ground connections in combination with imperfect
electrical contact or receiving device
In connection with the wireless telegraph systins, other than Marconi's.
Eminent legal authorities say that
this decision rondors it impossible for
nny navnl systom to operate in tho
United Slates because uso of elevated
conductors and grounded connections
with receivers substantially liko Marconi's are ohboiiUhI to tho practical
operation of wireless telegraphy. Marconi expresses himself as satisfied
with tho decision because elevated
conductors und grounded connections
aro absolutely essential to tho successful working of wlroloBS telegraphy.
.      Winnipeg, April 3rd, 1905.
To Pastors and Sunday School Work-
The  Twenty-sixth  Annual  Conven-1
tion of this Association will be held;
in Portage la Prairie on May 30th, [
31st and June 1st, opening at 2 o'clock
on the first day.
Appoint your delegates.���Every Sunday school within the constituency
covered by our Association, including
Rat Portage and Fort Frances on the
East to Estevan and Areola on the
Vvest; South to the International
Boundary and North to Erwood on
the C.N.R. should send delegates. In
addition to the pastor and superintendent, who are ex-officio delegates,
eevry school is entitled to two delei-
gates for one hundred members, or
fraction thereof, and one delegate for
each additional one hundred or fraction thereof. The names of the delegates should be forwarded to the General Superintendent as early as possible.
Members of the Provincial Board.���
We should have a full attendance of
the members of the Board at this convention. The exceedingly rapid
growth, the difficulties confronting us,
tue constantly changing conditions
and the absolute necessity for correct
information from all parts of the field
renders it necessary that every member be present at meetings of the
board.
Railway Fares.NThe usual liberal
arrangements, granted by the railway
companies, of a single fare for the
round trip, have been secured, provided 100 delegates, who have paid railway, fares, attend the convention. In
order to secure this, however, each
delegate must obtain from the agent
who sells the ticket a certificate showing that full fare has been paid to
Portage la Prairie.
Entertainment.���The Sunday School
workers of Portage la Prairie have
guaranteed that ample and suitable
accommodation will be secured for all
delegates, and If possible at reduced
rates. No one need remain away for
fear of not finding a comfortable place
to stay^
Programme.���The most interesting
and helpful programme ever offered
to a Sunday School convention In this
country Is being prepared. It will
contain several new features. An outline of it will appear in May issue of
" A-rogress."
Rev. John Potts^DD., of Toronto,,
writing underrate" of "March 22nd, definitely promised to be with us and assist at our convention. He is well
and favorably known all over the
"United States and Canada, not only as
an effective preacher but also as a
powerful exponent of the best in present day Sunday School work., As
chairman for twelve years of the committee who has selected the lessons
for the weekly study of twenty-six
millions of people, and in other ways
closely Identified with the modern Sun!-
day School movement, will make his
addresses well worth the time and
money necesary for every pastor and
Sunday School worker to be present.
iui'B, Mary Foster Bryner. of Peoria,
Illinois, a member of the International
Staff will be with us on that occasion,
���she is one of the most popular
speakers on the Sunday School Platform. Calls for her expert services
come from almost eevry part of the
continent. The teachers of Primary,
Beginners' and Boys' Classes will be
especially helped by her addresses.
The General Superintendent heard
Mrs. Bryner deliver several addresses
while oh tho Mediterranean cruise
last year and can therefore speak at
first hand of her ability.
For full   particulars   write to the
General Superintendent and Secretary,
W. H. Irwin, 511 Mclntyre Plock, Win-
B, 0. Crealoclc,       W. H. Irwin,
President,        511 Mclntyre Blk.
Burnslde. Winnipeg.
A Question of Interest to Thousands who have
not Leaened the Curative Power of
Dr.    Chase's    Nerve    Food.
"A small man," said Uncle Eben, " is
a good deal llko a razzer. He kin be
nugiity uhuiui iu ue iigiu wuy, out nu
hlu kick up u pow'lisl 'xlarbuucv It hu
goos wrong."
Myor���A scientific writer claims that
a growing (���'���um-h Is capable of lifting
a weight or nearly d.uuu pounds, Uyer
������And at that, whon It comes to a matter of strength, tho strenuous squash
Isn't in it with tho mook and lowly
onion.
At the Tt'l.'iiliot.o���TU��V.h;�����How do
you expect to hoar what the party at
the oil in r fitil of tho Hue m\* ulIchm
you hold your ear to tho receiver?
Baker���I don't want to hear. It's my
wlfo I'm talking to, nnd It Isn't often
I get tho chnnco to do all tho talking
anil none of the listening.
Paralysis is loss of power of motion.
Movement is the result of contraction of muscles. .   '
Muscles cahot contract of themselves but are entirely controlled by
the nerves.
As a result paralysis is almost always due to lack of nerve force.
Increase the nerve force in the
body by the use of Dr. Chase's Nerve
Food. Revitalise the wasted and depleted nerve cells. Restore vigor to
the weakened nervous system and paralysis must disappear.
But it is not on theory that Dr.
Cfca.-v"; Nerve Food is recommended
as a'cure and preventative for paralysis.
It has established a surprising record of cures, and the cured ones are
willing and anxious that other sufferers should know aoout it.
But do not wait for helplessness to
bvertake you before beginning treatment.
If you suffer from weakness, sleeplessness, irritability, headache, twitching of the nerves and muscles, trem
bling of limbs, loss of memory and of
power to concentrate the mind. Dr.
Chase's Nerve Food will prove of incalculable worth to you. Put it to the
test.
Mrs. W. R. Sutherland, St. Andrews,
Man., writes:���"In February, .1903, I
was stricken with paralysis, fell helplessly on the floor and had to be carried to bed. The doctor 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 grateful 'I am
to be cured by so wonderful a remedy,"
Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents
a box at all dealers, or Edmanson,
Bates & Co., Toronto. Portrait and
signature of Dr. A. - W. Chase, the
famous receipt book author, are on
every box.
he went into a restaurant with his
most dignified air to order breakfast.
"I want two eggs," said he to the
waiter. "I want one fried on one side,
and the other fried on the other." The
waiter bowed obsequiously and withdrew. A little later he returned. "Beg
pardon, sir." said he, "but I am afraid
I didn't quite catch your order. Would
you mind repeating it?" "Not at all,"
said the Minnesota man solemnly.
"I want two eggs, one of them fried
on one side and the other on the
other." "Thank you, sir," said the
waiter. "I thought that was what you
said, but I wasn't quite sure, sir." Five
minutes later an apologetic waiter returned to the lawyer's elbow. "I beg
pardon, sir," said he again, "but the
cook and I have had some words.
Would you mind having those- eggs
scrambled?"
It is an Elixir of Life.���Since forgotten time, men have been seeking for
the Elixir of Life, which tradition says
once existed. Dr. _Thomas' Eclectric
C-iHs~an ETiHrrbefofe^KIcFpain cannot live. It is made up of six essential oils, carefully blended so that
their curative properties are" concentrated in one. It has no equal in the
treatment of lumbago, rheumatism,
and all bodily pains.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia
Thoro ls a certain lawyer of this
town who is vory fond of elaborate
and solemn jokes. Ho was In Philadelphia last summer, and ono morning
The President of one of the largest
of the many Scotch societies in this
country has a bonnle young daughter,
whose rendering of the beautiful songs
of her father's native country is particularly pleasing. Her absolute command of the dialect is ever a matter
of wonderment to her' numerous admirers when they are made aware of
the fact that she has lived all her life
in this land. A few evenings ago,
after a charming rendering of the
quaint "Logic o' Buchan" at a friend's
house, one of the most enthusiastic of
her friends exclaimed: "Say, she sings
Scotch so plain you can't understand
a word sho says."
"I wish I could find some one who
would tell me the absolute truth about
my government," said the Czar plaintively. "Your Majesty can find a num-
be of such people,' answered the sar-'
donic official, "by going to Siberia."
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THE PAGE WIRE FENCE CO. LIMITED,   Wattoi-tllt*   Montreal, Tocwite,   WmalMO,  tt,-J������ I   '.'  The Hunger of  A Man's Soul  By CAMPBELL MACLEOD  It was after the play, and they were  waiting in the quiet little cafe to be  c served. She leaned over to draw in the  fragrance of the red roses and to avoid  his eyes, which were persistent He  was thinking of how young and lovely  she was. How could he expect her to  love him? The mirror opposite reminded him of his years.  Yes, he would tell her���������save her all  painful explanations. A young fellow  Would make her happier. Once in a  burst of girlish confidence sjie had told  him how she hated young men and new  houses. It was childish of him, he told  himself, to expect her to know her own  mind.  "What can I eat?" she beamed at him  with shining eyes. "Anything, from a  nice young man to an oyster!" Here  was the opening, sooner than he expected.  "Judith," he began gravely, "it is of  the young man I wish to speak now.  Did���������did���������they say it Is young Travers?  Shall I release you?" The last, to the  ear of the girl, seemed an anxious,  frenzied appeal for freedom. So this  was what made him so gloomy, so unlike himself. He was tired of her. He  wanted to be free. She was pulling a  . rose to pieces and fitting the petals over  her finger tips. "Shall we ring the curtain down on our little comedy?" he  asked In an "it's all for the best" tone.  She nodded slowly. She was beginning  to see more clearly every minute, just  as one's eyes grow accustomed to darkness after the first bewilderment���������ho  .wanted to be free.  "Judith," he said,' "I shall ask only  one favor of you."   He hesitated.  "It is granted," she returned coldly.  "Perhaps I shu*U have the honor of  congratulating you���������also." The "also"  was added as an afterthought.  "It is that you will tell it all to me."  He hesitated through a sense of deli-  ���������^-caey-r-���������If-you-^iind,_dear,'LMjaMM_  gently, "then don't!"  Did she mind? she asked herself. No;  ���������he gloried In the opportunity. If be  sighed for his freedom, he should have  , it. She would make no effort to hold  * him, but he should understand before  she let him1 go that other men thought  her desirable. Then he could go with  his freedom, and she would marry any  one of the others. It made no difference���������she would take the one who next  asked her. She was eighteen and infinitely young. The middle aged man  opposite felt that he would barter his  Immortal soul to be twenty-four���������to be  ypung with her.  "Shall I begin at the beginning?" she  asked in weary tones.   He winced.  '"No," he replied. "That would include me. Spare me that." There was  a long silence. "It is of young Travers, your engagement"���������  "Until tonight," she reminded in a  dull voice, "I was engaged to you.  But"��������� Her voice stuck, He was  waiting for her to begin.   ,  "Mrs. Carr, from New Orleans, was  at the Springs," sho began. "She is  ono of, my mother's oldest frionds. Mr.  Travers is her nephew. It was at ono  ot hor receptions tbat I met him first.  Shall I tell you everything?" Her  volco had a new ring. He thought it  was from speaking of her lover.  "Your roses camo just as I was starting," sho continued. "I woro tbe blue  dross, tho ono yon used to llko mo in"���������  "Child," ho interrupted, "you do not  Understand"���������  "Yes, but I do," gnyly. "I remember  Jt, every bit. You told mo that first  '���������' night I wore It���������do you remember it?���������  what you whispered out hero on tho  gallery about my 'milk whlto arras and  shadowy hair?' It is a pretty dross. I  wore your roses to tho rocoptlon. Thoy  wero glorious ones!" Sho was leaning  on hor elbows on tho table, hor big oyos  full of mystery.  "Whon   Mrs.   Cnrr   presented   Mr.  Travers," sho proceeded, "ho told mo  that ho had beon knowing mo for a  long, long tlmo anil waiting for me  to como, bocnuso his hands wore tied,  as It woro, and ho couldn't como after J  me.   Thon I laughed, becnuso it was  weh a good joko-retilly, Hob, ho said '  It vory much nlcor than I can reraem-'  ber.  Thon he went on to tell mo tbat j  At "-.".;' bef-*r-* tho wnr he hurt known  \no.   TTr- Just. Rrartnnted two years ago.  I nm afraid I rather encouraged huu  /in tho nonsonso.   It was such ������ relief  " from talking to tho women, nnd. I can't j  help bolng silly, you know, Ilo>?������  IIH  fct'.'-rt folt old nnrt mil-itv nwl failed, ���������  and hor every word was giving It a;  fresh blow.  Sho had niadd a little pyr-  amid of tlio rose potnls <#nd wns nervously tearing it to ploccs to reconstruct  it. !  "ITo was vory nice," sho continued.!  ���������'We went hack to sit on tlio mnlr* to  listen to tlio music.   Thnt was the bo-  ginning.   lie* enmo next dny for me to  drive with bim and told mo that bt.  loved mo." I  "Tho Impudent young"��������� Ho forgot  tbat It wu ot ber lover be wat speak-  lug.  "He said he couldn't help it," she  apologized for him in world weary  accents. "But tbej all say that" There  was no trace-of vanity in the remark.  The red of the roses found brilliant  rivals in her cheeks. "Then���������then one  night," she hesitated, "it was moonlight���������down on the beach���������he kissed  me"���������  "He kissed you?" the man exclaimed.   "How dare he���������how dare you?"  "Don't "be too hard on him," sht  pleaded. "He said something about  men not despising a thief if he steal  to satisfy his soul when he is hungry."  Bob had risen angrily. A. determined  little hand pulled him back.  '���������Remember," a cold voice reminded,  "you desired me to tell you."  "Judith 1" he reproved sharply.  "And that wasn't all," and sho flashed defiant eyes at him. She remembered how Jealous he had been. Once she  laughed and asked him if he thought m&  the enamored air went sighing after  ber too. But that was when he had  really cared for her. Now be was trying to get rid of her. "I had numerous  other lovers at the Springs, Bob.  It  may be"���������she tapped a gay little tune  with ner ran���������"tnat you might nna  them diverting. There was Dave Cary"  ���������she assigned her little finger to him���������  "and Fred Langles," the next finger  to hliin, "both of whom proposed to me  at the picnic on the fourth day of July.  Then there was Mr. Greyner, who proposed to me at the dance at Judge Bir-  row's son's birthday���������the son also proposed for that matter. Dr. Spauldlng  set my wrist when I sprained it, and  when he dismissed me he asked me to  be his wife. That's all the proposals I  had at the springs. There were five  more when I stopped to visit Lucy Kil-  dare on my way home." The man  made a gesture of entreaty. Truly, he i  had not dreamed of it being this bad, !  His heart felt like a church on a week  day. How could he have ever been fool  enough to expect Judith to love him  against all these young men? |  "If you marry Travers"���������   It was a ;  cowardly subterfuge to get her away j  from the others. His voice stuck.   She  sat alert, with brilliant eyes.  "If I marry Travers, what?" she asked.  "I don't know," miserably.  "I haven't exactly decided which one  I' shall marry."  She leaned back languidly. She was pushing her hair back  aen oi uaen, witn youth that is fresh  and genuine and eternal. Yes, you art,  child!"  Oyatert- "With ot Without.  "Sitting opposite me in a downtown  oyster house the other day," said a  clubman, "was one of those fastidious  men who undertake to transmit Instructions to the cook through the waiter. He wanted a twenty-five cent stew.  As nearly as I can remember, theso  were his instructions:  " 'Now, waiter, kindly tell the cook I  don't want the oysters and milk merely mixed and heated. I want the milk  carefully boiled first. The oysters  should then bo added without the  liquor. The liquor should not be put in  until the seasoning is added. Be very  particular to get good rich milk and  nothing but tbe best gilt edged butter.  As for the oysters, I want Cape Cod  salts. No ordinary stock oysters for  Do you understand?*  "'I think so, sir,' replied the waiter.  'But do you wish tbe oysters with or  without?'  " 'With or without what?' asked the  customer. ;  M 'Pearls, sir.' "���������New York Press.  Conceited.  Lyles���������Did you ever como across a  more conceited fellow than Bulger?  They say he is an atheist, and I believe he to. Bonter���������I wouldn't like to  go so far as that, but I know that he  doesn't recognize the existence of a superior being.���������Town and Country.  WOMAN OF THE NORTH.  Kra. Lundqulit'i  Wonderlal  Breaking;   ol  ,   All Women'i Bacon's (or Travel,  The Dawson News tells an interesting story of a courageous woman ol  the northland:  The Hannah, one of the strangest  craft that ever made their way down  the Yukon, arrived in Dawson on  July 8, 1904, in charge of Mrs. H.  C. Lundquist, woman skipper, master, owner'and general director. The  craft is a diminutive scow, carrying  besides the master her little daughter, Elmirit, and one man, Carl Swan-  son, as a crew. The party was bound  for Rampart with the intention of  eventually landing in Tanana.  Two cows,' a calf, three dogs and  feed for the animals and supplies for  the people aboard mak^e up the  freight.    The   entire outfit   is under  Horse, Doctor  And Girl  ���������       By FRANK H. SWEET  Copyright, 1904. by Franl H. Sweet    bond, and will be,   allowed to pass  and trying to pin it in place. "IPOeai-^nto-A-mericaa-territory-free-rpf-duty^  ly very hard to make up one's mind, "Captain" Lundquist has been spend-  Bob. It's the number of them that con- inS the last several months in Skag-  fuses  me."   She  laughed deliciously.   Way/   During the summer she will sell  milk act Rampart   and Tanana,   and  His hand tightened around his glass.  "Bob," the girl suddenly demanded,  "what's that you told me once about  love lying deep?"  Could he release her? "Tho hunger of  a man's soul" kept running through his  head. Could he do it? Wasn't she in  crying need of a protector to shield ber  from this very hunger?  "Bob"���������she tossed bim a roso���������"have  you forgotten the lines?"  ���������- 'Lovo lietb deep,'" ho began.  -������-Love dwells not in lip depths. Love  wraps bis wings on either side tho  heart.'" There was a long silence.  Somehow tho silences of Bob wero  more eloquent than all the Up talk of  tho others. She was beginning to understand. She thought vaguely of  ships cut loose from their moorings.  She bated young men,  She rememborcd the first time she  ever saw bim. She was doing a skirt  dance boforo the long gilt mirror in  the back parlor. She turned to get a  sldowiso vlow of herself, and there ia  the door bo was calmly watching her.  Tho others were at tho table. Tho occasion was a dinner party, and he bad  committed tbo unpardonable offenso of  boing late, That was tbe beginning.  He very much preferred staying wltb  ber, be declared, if sbe didn't mind.  Tbat was tbe night sho started loving  hlra. Hadn't ba spent weary boura  ovor tbe intricacies of too dancing to  coach ber? Didn't Bob always understand? Tbe thought tliat be was just  across tbo table and not engaged to  her any more almost suffocated bor.  She couldn't stand it.  "Bob," she said, wlth^a}! tbat perilous youth shining In listbhrcs, "have  you forgotten that toe j&ancs you  taught mo years ago?" Noprtth weary  resignation, bo bad not torjfotten it.  "Bob," wltb cruel persistence, "when  you told mo that night tbnt you bad  rather stay wltb mo that{;to go with  tbo old ladles, did you me*\n It, truly?"  Yes, bo was suro bo meant it truly.  Tbe oaf������ was dosortod. Qjfly Francois,  tbo walfcr, lurked in tho background,  and he couldn't spe'ak Smgllsh.  "Bob," moving ntim*������Hind laying a  in   tho winter fatten   her live stock  for the butcher's block.  Mrs. Lundquist is one of tha admirable, rugged specimens of womanhood of which old Scandinavia  and tho. new north of this continent  boast as a typo that does deeds of  outdoor heroism and endurance as  well as maintaining the accomplishments of life more strictly "domestic.  Last winter Mrs. Lundquist broke  all records of the world for travel  single-handed and alone by a woman  in the Arctic regions in tho dead of  winter. Sho mushed from Rampart  to Whitehorso every foot of the way  with her own team, and oftentimes  was out when it,, was 50 to 60 bolow  zero, and it was declared by tho  miners that during, some of tho time  sho was on tho trail tho thermometer was down to 70 bolow. The total  distance from Rampart to Whito-  horso is 1,450 miles. Road housoi  can bo made nightly ovor tho greater  port of this route, but on tho Ram-  part-Tanana stretch and on tho Cir-  clo-Dawson stretch thoy wero not always convenient at nightfall, and  several times tho traveler camped out  alono, slooping wrapped in hor groat  Arctic dog, robos, and with only tho  thin wall of a dimimitivo tont  strotchod between hor and the sombre, loadon sky.  At tho outset of tht trip fourteen  woro in tho party, but they scattered after a time, and as each traveler had his own dog team, and had  to manage it, virtually tho woman  was thon travoling alono. Aftor  loavlng Fairbanks mushors woro mot  by chance at times, but she did not  dolay if thorq was no on* else witb  whom to travel. At tlmos tho dense  fog caused by tho oxtromo cold mado  it impossiblo to soo ahead or tho  toams, and tho trail was bo dim tho,  woman had to tramp boforo hor dogs  and break tho way. Most of tho tlmo  it was too cold to rldo, and the  ran tho greater part of tht great  journoy by holding to tht handlebars  of tht iloigh.  On arriving at Whitehorso Mrs,  Lundquist had lost twolvo pound!  from hor weight at tho start at Ram-  part, but was in excellent spirits and  health, and could havo tumid   back  There was a flash so blinding that  Dr. Tom Howard closed his eyes and  the horse threw up his head with a  whinny of terror, then almost instantly came a crash as of a thousand cannon, which rolled across the mountains  in a reverberation of receding echqes.  After that all was as It had been before���������Inky black. ���������>,  Dr. Tom bent his face to avoid the  slant of rain, at the same tl-n^e touching the horse's flank encouragingly  with his hand. But they -c*t3r*d go no  faster, as he knew, for the horse was  picking his way down the mountain  side step by step, with nose forward  as though smelling the way and with  ears alert for sounds that might indicate their course.  Ahead were patients who might bt  needing him, to whom his coming  might be the difference between life  and death. Henceforth his life must  be his work. His patients were not to  be divided even with the girl he had  hoped to make his wife.* At first he  had thought she would reconsider, relent, but her sudden departure, without note or explanation, had meant it  was to be tbe end. He did not even  know to what part of the world she  had gone.  He had already been away from  home twenty-four hours on a journey  of forty miles into tbe mountains to  save a man who had been accidentally  shot, and now, against the advice of  hardy mountaineers, was forcing his  way back in.the very teeth of one of  the fierce hill storms.  From time to time his band wont  back to pat the horse's flank encouragingly, and at every contact of the.  hand the horse started forward a little  more briskly in an effort to please him,  only to return almost instantly, however, to the slow, cautious gait, as if  realizing that it was absolutely necessary to their safety.  Soon there came  .'another' blinding  flash  even. as  tbe  hand  once  more  dr6ppeoT~upon���������tHe~"  flank, and Dr. Tom's face blanched-a'  little, for directly in front of them was  a yawning fissure.  After that for a time be allowed the  horse to choose the way, with the reins  hanging loosely across his neck. The  horse's nose and ears and instinct were  ?</  tuiiuiif; trcea wnere tne branches almost swept him from the saddle, Dr.  Tom could only judge the course by  the lightning. In the darkness the  horse had his own way, and in the  darkness the horse persisted in choosing the one which Dr. Tom believed to  be wrong. But apparently there was  no help for it, and at last, defeated,  he allowed the reins once more to hang  loosely upon the horse's neck.  Gradually above the roaring of the  storm there had been rising another  sound���������peculiar, menacing in its persistency and suddenly intelligible. Dr.  Tom drew a quick breath, and hia  hand went to the horse's neck in caressing apology. The branch which  had been easily forded ou the way u*>  had become a raging torrent with the*  gathering of the heavy rainfall audi  was now tearing down the mountain,  unloosening rocks and uprooting trees  in its wild course. Had they stumbled  Into its 11 waters in the darkness  there wo...; have been little chance of  emerging .uhe. And the horse's altered course meant that he was picking his way toward the bridge at-the*  ferry road, the only way to get beyond,  the branch and river aud so home.  A.n nour went Dy, ilua .������ne steeper  slopes were left behind. They were*  coming to a move level country that  could be crossed with greater speed.  Dr.'Tom was mentally counting up tha  miles and the hours it would take to  traverse them when ho saw a light  twinkling just ahead. Apparently it  was a man with a lantern going.in tho  same direction and running as well as  he was able to. in the darkness. Dr.  Tom urged his horse forward.  "Hello!" he shouted cheerily as ho  drew near. "What are you doing out  in a night like this? Better go back to  your bed!"  Iu the storm's roar the voice sounded  hoarse and unuatural. The man put  his hand to his ear inquiringly and  waited for the horse to approach. Dr.  Tom could see the figure dimly by the*  lantern's light, but was himself almost  invisible.  "Goin'���������for���������a���������doctor!" the man  yelled as the horse came opposite. "My  daughter's-hurt'an' must have help at  once. Are you p'iuted toward the ferry;  bridge?"  "Yes."  "Well," with what sounded like a  great sob of thankfulness, "s'pose ye>  send a doctor up to my place quick--  -BilUSay-hmokls. on the slope, a half  mile from  quicker'n I  ornifldlniT band on bii arm; "Bob, dooi   tor anothor long jaunt.  Tbo run from  your tors  lit too deep for words*'   *���������*���������������������������'"���������;������������������'> t������  rv.;i.,M _v,���������-> w.Ji   la  Thero was a pleading Quality hi Lur  tones not to be resisted.  "Child!'- He was holding her chin In  bis most comforting band and oxamln-  Injr her eyes.  fJack Travers didn't kiss mo, truly," i  sho'comforted, patting Bob's old gray  hairs tenderly. Francois bad discreetly withdrawn, fully remunerated. "Ht  snid that before I told bim about���������  about how I loved you���������I-I told him  all about us, Bob"��������� But she didn't  finish. He understood. Bob always  understood.  "Child," ht whispered, with eyos In  wblcb youth bad come home to live,  "you must bt tho oldest person on  earth.   ������ou art straight from tbt jtar-  twoi-tty-t-l* rtn-vr*. nr,," from "nnwwnn  to Whltohorw In oloven days. Tht  average dally distance covorod was  twenty-flvt miles. Tho longost distance mads in on* day was thirty-  five miles.  Mrs. Lundquist so values two of  hor flno malamutt dogs with which  sho mndo tht trip that sho refuse* to  soil thorn for any sum, and is taking  thorn back to IMmpnrt and Tanana  this trip. Mrs. Lundquist is a wo-  mnn of middle niye, robust em)  hnnJy, and a distinct typt of tho  tlntiyliter of ',liirMve-J, fair-haired  XtirKo peoples who hpve done so much  to develop tho Yukon. Tho litito  daughter i* e picture ot her mother,  and it now entering th* Interior of  Alsak* for tht first"tlmt,  "I AM DH. HOWARD," HE SAID.  tafor thnn tho man's Impatience. Moro  than onco a lightning's flash revealed a  black holo In front or to ono sldo, witb  jagged, precipitous slopes rising or  falling beyond, but nl- .ys under tho  horse's careful foot wus firm footing,  sometimes a narrow shelf scarcely wider than wns necessary for thorn .to pass,  sometimes a declivity so sloop that  tlio animal's hauiiclios almost touched  the rock as ho picked his wny down.  But tho progress wns slow, slow���������  criminally slow It Boomed to tho Impatient doctor, who wanted to bo nt his  work.  Presently from brief glimpses obtained In tho flnnhlngs ho realized they  w-f������V*- pwr-rvlr-ir* fill- Ollt Of tll.'lr COIITHO,  nnd he r-nueht up tho reins with a  quick, dPtr.rmlnwljrrnHp. ������������������<.���������>*...  here. Ye can go a-lotT"  can. Send anybody. Mol-  lie said Dr. Tom Howard. She wants  him, but he ain't so handy 's Dr. Peters, an' we must have somebody at  once."  Dr. Tom had caught his breath  sharply and leaned forward. He placed  a hand upon the man's shoulder.  "I ain Dr. Howard," he said. "Is it  Mollie Saybrook you mean, tho ouo  who taught school at the Corners?"  Tho man held up his lantern, and  now the sob was unmistakable. Teara  were streaming down his face.  "The   Lord  sent  ye,"   ho   choked/  "'Tain't no man's work in this. It's a  miracle.'  I  knowed  in  my  heart  I  couldn't get no doctor here In time, but  I would kill myself a-trylu'. Come;"  He caught tho bridle in his hand nntl  struck directly into a thicker growth  of trees straight townrd his cabin, crying and laughing in the same breath  aud talking incoherently to himself  and tbo doctor.  Mollie wns sleeping pencofully, out of  danger, when Dr. Tom loft tho cablr*  at daylight and turned his horso toward tho brldgo at tho ferry, As ho>  rode nlong nt a brisk pneo thoro wns at  rapt look on tho young doctor's fnco.  'Terliaps It was tho Lord," ho said  to tho horso as his hand wont softly to-  tho animal's nock. "Who knows? But  you wero tho messenger and force!  me Into my happiness."  IlelU nml DceH.  It is a fooliuli notion to supposo that  tbo ringing of bells or "tanging" of tin-  puns will cause n swarm of bees to settle. The real origin of this custom-  dated back to tho reign of Alfred tho  Groat, wbo, in order to prevent disputes regarding the ownership of a  swarm, ordered that the owner should  always ring a boll when his boos  swarmed, and ovor slnco then (he good  farmer's wlfo has boon rushing out  with ringing bolls whenever tho boos  swarmed, and (ho fact that they settled verified, In hor own "mind, tho belief Umt tbo boll did It,   ,  Dr? Iltttnor.  An eastern rheuiiiat,l<- who wns visiting In southern Arizona wns asked by  tho editor of ruo of tlio local dulllcs*  whnt lu������ thought of thnt country.  "Wonderful dry air," mild Uio Invalid.  Obediently tho tono turned hactt&s������'j- ''Yos,$%rything Is nlwnys ns dry a������  ward the straight Hue, but a few mw.. dust oot-tioiV wild thowlitor. "By tho  way, whllo you'ro stopping horo for  utos Inter, whon another flash came, ho  v." i....>,*iiu- in tin* niil iiir-'ftlon. Au'.im  ho was turned, sharply, nnd ngnln h������������  went on In a straight court--*- for n f*nv  Hteps, only to swerve onco moro to his  t'liiiwen wny In tho Inky bluckncHS  wlili'h followed tlio flnnhlngs.  A-mlii nnd again did Dr. Tom swing  lilm to tho tlircii lint', with iinri'.i>iiig  lini'Mtli'iii-o nnd l.nrshne������s. nnd j'i-*t ni  often .11.1 (lie li"i">'������> nworvo piMinptly  to his own eouiw. With tho win nnd  wlu.I iifuiing In hit* face, stum..ling  over   rough   ground   and   bhii.oIIuk'S  rnvir lion Mb vmi ouirht  you my paper."  tu let n.o HCtul  Something JhnI -in r'notl.  "Young mnn," iihUo.1 tlio girl's father, "havo you nny v'slblo tiiimt.t- ot  support?"  "\Vliy--aw~~nouo that nro vKiiilo t.>  iho twUoil eyo," replied tho young  mnn hesitatingly, "I nm ono (������r tho  microbe specialists of tlio health do-  pnrtmenu" 'V   i.  ..SMOKE ..  iMMl  Don't  Shovel  Ashes  Not one make of furnace in tweiry is supplied with an  ash-pan.  Without an ash-pan the ashes must be shovelled into  ���������**. pail or some other receptacle for removal -- -means dust  jn thc eyes, ruined clothes, extra work ; a dirty disagreeable  jpb���������tlie meanest part of furnace 'tending".  The Sunshine Furnace has an ash-pan which catches.  $11 the ashes, and. slides in and out easily. Has two handles  for carrying".    No shovelling, sweeping" or dirt.  This is only one of a dozen *;"oocl features possessed  by the Sunshine Furnace, none of which are found on  any other furnace.  "CUBAN   BLOSSOM "  A  UNION AtAOF. CIC.AK.  Ouban Cigar Factory  London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B.  Q- SI-    TAREELL,     SOLE A.GENT  Never toll a man that he has made **  fool of himself. If he knows it, he'will  get angry-and he will get angry also  jf he doesn't know It  Be natural. A poor dinmond is bet-  fer than a good, imitation.--Bostou Herald.   THI PWANET WARS.  SqIcdqc  Cqtnnpf  Sny   Whetliet- Tiir-i-*.  ne Men Tlterp or Xotj.  Tp tjte popular mind all astvonuiiiit-ni  pseiirc-.li ought of tK-ft'ssity tn Uf ������.-oii  piiputid with the luiporiiiiit ��������� qui'siiojis .  "iyht.tl'G*: tlii.ro ���������in* uhmi in Uu* union  and iiiln.liit-t.its in. Maris. To tin- llrst  pf these ���������jtstr.oooiny reuirin* a- <|:-<-iilc*d  ji(-g*tt",ve.  Tlit.'-eis no lift' on ti*e n.onn.  _aiid_prqbably~noUifo  pr ���������irtimaj, existed n\ any period of lit!  mai* -^IstPf-y.   To tho sooond tho an  swer. \n,\ We cannot tell   , Thoi-o mny lit'.  piei* ir. iMnrs and tliero may not.'  The,  ppndlt-Ipns-- of life there do not i.Tet-luile  t^ei exlfjtf!**ce p,f  luunan   lit'lngs.    \\'e  \u\ye in Mars rain and snow, sunshine  iind ������1,0017,1. su-iuner ii'lfl winter, as o\\  , p-ii; eavtl*.  Porhiips   the   closing   yours  of   tlie,  tAvo*it|oth century will soo iistrnnoini'rs.  prmefl    witli    a    telescope    powerful "  enough to revunl towns nnd oities in  ���������iyinys, Shoi'ld over such n dlsenvory he  ina*le \ could conceive pf none gi-eiitcr  (ii the, whole range pf time, none more  ���������Jips'ett^g pi; di"*et),n('ertinu-,  To the or  jlfnary astronomer untroubled hy su.-h  \ippes, the. future lines of nstrmioniienl.  ���������.Vogro-ss Is simply nnd clenrly tletineil.  and that prpgvoss Is simply to hiiswoi;  ^e p,ld lines:  Twinkle, twinkle, llttlo stnr,  Hpw I wondiM- what you ure.  Tlil-J* was th,e problem before, our  friend, who, wrote pn ustroiioiny n lum-  drod years upo:-tlili* will be the problem before, jis.iroiipjnefs a bundr-id  yours. Uw'.v  Wind cm.   In  City  r������lr������>olnrlt>������.  Tl\p Npw York city directory for the  cnrly year* o( \he iilnetoeutli century  Vontidued uu nluinnue und oi lier fen,  ���������jurei" uo,\** caiiHldered to lip. oNtrnneoiiH  \o diliftM-torlos. The. cpiiipllnilon wiih  iftrfivly. d,ou,c by Abrnhuin Mbpemnker,  Mr. Shoemaker had, a .habit of ornn  UU'iitln-j; the mnrglii'ipf tli.e pnges with  -jiiiilnt old "siiwh" of; tills ebiiniotori  A traveler; k.lioul(| hnve a tiog'H nose.  B doer's lp).r������ nnd in*, uw*' Imck,  A little limine well, tilled, u little Hold  Tell, tilled, IM'U t\ IHl'lP wife well urillei.l  ere taunt, rleiies.  A pnpi; ilii.ui must walk, to get meal  for li,iH s,t,p,uiiioli, tlie rich mun to get u  "jton.-icl*, for IiIh incut.  Tel.1, a, i.i-Ihv? ������,"'������������������' rich and u womnn  fjlio'ti old, .volt,'.,! p't no money of the one  t)or khidiioKt*, from, t'other.  Low. (r'ouyh tiiitJ suwko en n't woll bo  "���������.,    i1. I*" ',..' I.',  a,p,nve Fnmoar* r*)ivnce"i,  I-KW.?.Y l/lHtury is d-p-yded with liir  ���������fiiinevn v),   torpid   and, y.iiIiitorenilii������  tyi>,\ l}t;pdf    Ullilipil     Wlifl,    pronnillloetl  '���������di'ott^^Mjir dull." and, tb,e> vitinuwt tlmt  t-'|.|   lll'l'illetnil   nf   ItlttDO   In   Mu   vonlli  ���������vviih thin "he ninrlit p.iHslhly li'-onmo n  stoiidy inereDnnt.,'- Adiim Clnrke, nfter-  iviii'd, mo.'d#i'PJ.v skilled In, orlentnl Inn-  ttwnpea nini uiiil������|tiitius, n\i,ih 1,11'iiiioiiih'  cd by bis t'ntlier to be, '% grlevuiii*  'lii'iei'" '.nit of ltntli'iin wl.io tieciiiue n  l"ii"dol', lor Vooy, It wns Hiild tluu li" wiin  v yo.Utli of little' iinderstniidlim. Iny-  den wus "H nro.it i.in.isUiill." who won!  tl.rough n e.iili.st- pf oiliientloii nl \\e,-;i  inlimter. but the "stlmuiniliu i������i"-"i***''  t!<������H of Dr. Bu..bv'H cliisslonl ii-niilr  V.t-i'O thrown uwii.v upon the uri-ne w in.  ���������illlll bo known iih ���������tlloiioiib .lohu. "  In  Hjonel-yvtlle.  ���������.Hicks--Our last cook was very considerate.  Wicks���������Was she?  Hicks���������Very. She gave us a week's  notice.  The   Retison.  Judge���������Your statement doesn't agree  with that of the last witness  Witness���������Thnt Is easily accounted  for, your honor. He's a bigger 'liar  than lam.  Tte mnn who leaves church hist-ns  the cQlleeriou plate starts around may  hnvo heen taken sndtlen!** ill. but he  ni re iv "gets'credit for it.  Cure   For  Hi������-<������t������n������;h.  ���������Hlccough-usm.-.'-*-���������attai-ks-iioi'sons-Gl���������.  nervous tenipernmetit and young iliil  dren who have overloaded the slum  pen. It may also be induced-by entii.;..  foods which have been tt-o highly ,son  spued.  Tbe most useful remedy and porlmp:-  thp most inoffensive and the best eon  sists in sucking n piece.of sugar which  lias previously been steeped in vin.-gni  or drinking h spoonful of good viviegai  in which some sugar hns been-dls  solved,  If this Is not nt once successful, ti  second spoonful Is certain to be so.  A  NuiiK-ry   (lltiNlcinn.  During the siege of Ln.lysinith nn ol  fleer who wns organizing n concert to  keep up his men's olieei fulness heiirc  of a sergeant In the (lordons who wns  said to bo u performer, lie found tt1-'  stiiil sergeant and uskod lilm io eon  tribute Ills services.  The serguatit wns sorry, but said hi-  "couldn't."  "Why," snid the officer, "you do pla.v  something, don't you7"  "1 did. sir."  "Well, what's your Instrument'.'"  "The bomm, sir-but I've nli* eiu!"  Ill ml or n   I ii Ml mice.  "And now," lie snitl, "we will see  what our old frlond the apostle I'iiui  Iiiih to sny. Stop up here, I'mil, nnd  give us yonr testimony."  No, the spoilUer wnsn't a Hippntii  prosecuting utiorney lu llie oolebiiitotl  trial before Felix.  It wns the Kev. Mr. Seventhly. Unpopular pnslor of iho Itlniil' Avemif  ehiu'i'li, who wns preiichiug n Uocii'iiini  sermon.  TJio Hh.M'l-   Tim Kfvei'J-.  "Did the oni'iiner's jury nst'orinln what  eilllHoil Howei'snx's Hiiil.len dentliV"  "Yes It npiieiirs Hint, he received n  plumber's hill lu Ills morning'.-, niiill."  "Hut Kiu-oly tliat .lid not kill himV"  "Thnt wasn't It. I.ill nl.inil noon the  plumbei' hliiiH.'lf en Iloil nn.l said there  wns nn ovei'i'linrge In the bill thnt lie  wlHbod to correet."  ���������''l'C<'������l.llt'.  Mrs Hunt���������I suppose ,lnno Porter Ih  the most t tut lit ul person in inwn  Why, I verily believe she would hi,  llie innh oven nliotii her nit.*  Mrs I'lUo--Tlmt woiililit'i lie tnithl'm  liPbH; it would liimply lie ei-couineiiy.  lie Uiin WnriM'tl,  \X\ao Pntlviiile   I  wnsi \er\  iihkMi sin  pi'lsctl   Mr   cievi'ilon. that  you wen,  not in church lh!< ui'Tiiliig to tii'iir un  slug ine solo   Dliln'i V'Mii' frlond Dash  ninij lell ynu nliiiiit il InTiircliaii.i :  (,'!i.'\i.'itoii   ^etii Im was good I'.iijiiyl  to  "Well. Tiii.iiuy.- lias ynip- mot her told  yon ul" tny goon Cui'Miih'V"  "Ni>: she only suit) sho was gtijiig to  niuny y-ju!"  n>- r,ftiiiii-ti;ii������.  "To.whnt." nsNi'il the young woman  wiih ihe ii'itelmiik. "(In you mii-ilmte your  n'UKi.k.-iMi' |iii\ve������- in triiir.ina these iitii-  iiimI.-  ninl  keeping 'tlie.lt i.i 'Siilijeel iul) V"  "Well." rephiil Mile. C;isl.el!;|. file huly  V uailei of the areuii. "I {|.ipk I jiihei-ited  il I'l-nni my uio.tl.ei-. She was ft strung  titiiiileil wiuiiiui. My father h-;is a regtt-  lar hear, nml she had lo subdue lii*,ii almut |  oaee a day  :]m (oiiyr as slip ..Jiye-j."���������lUhj-  M. J. BOOTH, Propridtoi,  JJANAIMO, B.C.  COURTENAY, B.C,  kjt  oa.  lining '-course  nnms CONTAINS . nly the infonniitior.  necessary to quality ptsr.sons to paas  tin* Miiiri^Fori.'j.'aij'o Kxaniinationu. Ji. re-  quo es ltss work and leas tini������ than i]ie  complete cour.-e, yet thine that finish it wili  have a good kumvlidge ol the art ot" uniting.  Subjects Taught in the Course.  Arithinet o.g 'fay.   *-Jg^J *  xtiibitiatiOH and Tiigonometric Filiations,  Gmei-'Mtt with ni *-'Oai Miues.  M ine   Vei-r.lla'JHiii,  yoounmic Geology ������>f Coal.  Frospet'ting   for   Coal   and   Location    pf  Oyeuiuj;!-.        ���������  Shatts, Sii'ipes and Drifts.  Me lieu- of VViirking Coal Mines.  -"rHTnr-v-niTV Kr yXI vgT^���������^ ====== .���������   Mine Mu'uhiuery.  THE INTKmNATIONMi  r.'OHRj M^'KDFNl'K   MIIOOL  SCRANTON, PA. "   r  ������������������axLsmn'icxui*  INFOBMATTOKT; WANTED  ;,,.  As to .il*p wlvrealvnits of C R Distler,  who left VnncOiiv'T.,i'.out io monihs aj^o  or Ctinifeilani , .m.v particulars roi.;ard-  ���������ntr s.nr.e will he. ^ratefullv receivci' b\  i is uncle, Rucloip1' Distler, care of R S  Robertson, Ci.mk" ii.��������� i.< 1, BCi  Chunco to .lfoln n Olnb Tlmt XfJlVl  Muilio antH .Save Sfoiicy I'or *fi ou.  BvevylxHlyHlionld join tlio Mutual Lttorory Hn-  BlcOlubotAinm'lim. ahnrolsiioililngolao like It  onywhei-o, It oostnoltiiost nothing to Join anil tho  "jouofltHU-Hvomirowonilortut, Itot'tililoo you to  puroliiiHo liooks ontt porjotl loalfl, mtisloouil mtiHlct.1  limtiiuiioiilB tit Bpooiiil cut pi'iccR, II Boouros ro-  ewee rntimivtujnuyliotols. Itanawotsquofitloiiii  freo of elinrifo. It oilorfl fioholiifBlilpa ttn'l vttlua-  lilooiiflH pi'iRcis to momlM-ru, It lnalntnlns cluli  I'ooinn (r. tiiiiny cltloii for Uiininmbem, In nililltlon,  ovory inoinlior rotmivofi tlio offlolal mnptuBlne ontl-  Unci" r.v'ry I������iToi.th������iM)tit)llciitlonm.vclaiii*l'y  ltwif,liif!lut|inctilplnoosorlilR)iolni.flvoooliiiiillii-  8trumoiit.il .nuslo(full Blsso' onoli month without.  oxirii olmrnot 72 dIoooh tn onoyoarln nil,   VOU  OAN GET AIX Off XHKBB BEN1T*- ~   " '  M03TN0TI1IN0,  1 XHK81" BKNKV1TS 1T0B AL-  Iho full yonrly mombor-hlp foo 1* OnoDollnrfor  which you got M nbovo, ond yon mnytvlth.  ili'iiwiiny tlmo within throes ninntli* If you  w.tn t to (10 no mnl tjt't j-iimi- ilAl.iir Touch . If you  ilon'toftrotufninntT $1,00, Bond as conts Tor throo  tiionlii'.nii'mUoi'Klilp. Nobody out* nltord to nan.  thim offer hy. You will (tot your monoy buolc In  v.iluo iiutny tluu.',.ovor. ViiU|inrtloutnrfl will wo'  no nli Iron of ohiinte, Intt It yon nro wUo yotl will  wind lu your ri!quo-*t fir iiutmborRhip with tlm  proper foonlionoo. TIimtsctM, tl������rt������o niontlm ������notu������  rii<r>>ii|;. offer will HnniH'l.(i(.Ki>. Wrlto nt onoo ml*  itrr.Hiiin.yoMi' li-tlnr Uiul Cin'llii'lllK Jt.llO t'nr full  yoiirV, nii'inuortjlilp or twcmt-yilvo cuutu rov tnroo  MUTVAfc MTFK AWT MV&fLa&V*  N-*. IHO Niu-ium Wt;., \. Tt.CtXy.  ���������WWH llil llfWMJ-M-JrMIII-Ml '"'���������  j^feSi   *omo*������ Tr-'jm  |   J������^'*f",WW,-,-;jf*w-/ffiTOtW^  iii.  I'  Si  8  Nov/ In ltd ,"!ttli Vcnr-  Tt'������ ti-",i:nr ni'-'hr- jurl.-i M-tl uif'tho  V'!,l     V.''- "l 't ' 0   ''ll' .'!!'( It   C.i.ill I 1.11   ll.'ll'l  (>[, wt-i-iini..al|'i;.,;,.uil.cn,  :: ii,;-,-:-..|. -i $:'..( 0- j* y.-.r (''.uluillnc  U. '.,CV...|..!'-P, M.::lr.-i..i'-".ii:.<..l  '!'i, ,     I -.1 i< -1 r- I    f-.-i ".Kir.   CoajIT  Mllll.K  U  ,-   J'V, i>i>,VJ,   ���������,,_.,  DREEDER of Holstcin Cattle, Chester White,Pij-s,,   Barred Plymouth  Rocks., &c.  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  NOTICE.  I liet_* to iif-.im the ptiMictlui  on and after January 1st, 1904, my  btisiiiieiri^ will be strictly cush, bv ho  doint* lean give my Patrons belter  satisfaction.  T. H. CAREY, Pailoh.  yHE ADVANTAGE  the public  has in pure Imping where tbey  live ie they i-ee the article and  are  not (l.itappoiiited as  when sending  away.  P, Stoddart,  Waich maker    and-    Jeweler,  bells goods,.at. Eastern Prices i  has^ii nice stock to select from.  EVERYTHING in SOLID GOLD  AH' pi. ch-T-e- engraved  ,... tree uf charge ....  " ?.   STODDART,  4 -kmskt- a w t~Arv-K,,���������-������������������Qui n.b erJau.cL-  ���������n������t^������tsn-.t*nfrttai������wt^-t^i>������*aw������_irt tuwiMitu wmtwxnMaa  :   ..   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Studies in English Literature,  $1 a Year,  Send lQo for sample copy  ���������'Oi.'KKCT KKGLlsjf, Evanston, 111.  TENDERS,  Ro Mortgage Sale of Property  hereinafter mentioned  br^tioi,i  Ten,   aud the  W.-st  h .If "    the  Houiby Island,   Nanaimo District,  locally  .k������o������n as <'C,T. Mitchell's Plaoe ''    ������ "y  Ihe unde.signed does not bind himself to  accept any teuder.  O.N. WESTWOOD. Mortgagee.  22 King's Road, Victoria, BC.  ���������HfflRI 1. DILLON, J.P.  NOTARY PUBLIC, CONVEYANCER,  REAL ESTATE INSURANCE AGENT,  COMMISSIONER SUPREME COURT BC  Rents  received,      del,t8   ejected.,  burins valued,     Deeds registered,  Pa-ds,  Wills,  Muting Pap,.,-,,  ft0., drduu,  OFFICES,   'CUMBERLAND, ti.Q  "Ici on Parle   Erat-cais."  When in_ CuiberW  8TA/V  AT TSE.V   YEN HOME.  t������f>   All, CONV|.',HlKNS!l������������ vou  Guiwrs  Till'. B.Mt IS SlU'liM.IKI) WJ'I'll  Be St  Liquors and Cigars  11. 8. UOHRJSrsON.  For CANDIES  N  oviiLiiEb,   Pictures,  Frames and .cleaninw  aiTres:���������^~~~  D.   HUN'DEN  Cumberlaad  000X^0 0( iOOOOOOOOOuOC  .8 - - 6  c  o  o  o  o  '-J  A.IsTD  Teamin?  O     I am  prepared   to  2     funii.sh8tyli.sh  O  q iu. tiinu oiynaii  IMgH        q  O     and do Teaming at     Q  Q,     reasonable rates. 9  9 o oooooooooooonooo  viiiiiuiiii-uroMBn  i.a  r,  4  C"l  7  i'iIV. !'lli-|MI"-nill'' r"it t'llllt'i'. Ic  :, ,1 ;.>:;..������ a,', I "<;������������������/ Yt'l-  :[X'W^.xmNM"sm  onunav    wa  JLXjki yWmm^w^mmtMpM  -v'-]/i \-**>:  (j     -      '"SV\ ( r\ i'i  iWWrminJI ���������IIMi-gl-Wi-r-ll-BW'WW'irWWB  mamWmmmealammmmmmma  To Cure a Cold In One Day  TnS:c LSKfttlVQ B'f Om.O Qsikke Tablots. JS (%&  Seven Million btweo ������oW In past 13 months. TWs Signature, *-���������* J+Xjn  CarwCrip  hTwofityt.  onevfry  box. 25c  mmximt\*%*1tn^^*i*\ay^^t^^\^������*^^ THE  CUMBERLAND NEWS  issued Every Tuesday.  W, B. ANDERSCN, ��������� -������       - -       MGK  ���������������       .<-...,     ���������   ..... ...;.."     ,���������!��������� '��������� -  Th- columni- of Thh Nkws a.*������ oi'p't to all  who wish to Bxprom. therein views o matters of public interest.  While we do aot hol.l .-.urselves re insi-  lile for the utteraaceu of corresponder.*.-., we  eserve the r gut of declining to inser"  ointnuaications onneoeesarily personal.  WEDNESDAY. JUNE 21   1905  Kspiiait;"t Nanaimo Rj  s. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.'  ' ySails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling <tt   Nonh Saanich  ���������'$" ^|^rivtn;Uay, Maple Bay and Crofton  when freight''oTpasseiiger-s offer.  Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, ,5  p.m., for  Union Hay and Comox.  .Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., 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.   '  Stiils from "Nanaimo Friday, 2  p.m., for  Victoria,   calling  at  Crofton,    Maple,  Bay, Cowichan Bay and   North  Saanich when freij-ht or passengers offer  North  Saanich  when tide and weather  conditions  permit.  VANCOUVER - NAfc AMO HOUTE.  8.3'      'MOAN"  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Suiidavs.  Sail*, from Vancouver after arrival of C.  l'.R. Train No. i.tlail., except Sundays, at 1 p.m.  TIME TABLE   INFECTIVE  APRIL-" 13th,    1905.  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No. 2- Daily.  A.M.  WflOO.......  o   9.28   ���������<��������� 10.24   ������������ 1100.  p M.  ��������������� 12 35..  Ar 12.53..  Victoria ..,  .Colilstroiui  .'Kocuig'B. .'.  Duiioiiu's,.,  No. 4- Sun- a>  I'.M.   ...Du 3 00  ,  "   3 '28  4,24  5.00  l- si.  .Nanaimo..,  Wuil'iij-ten.  ,.   "    0 42  . Ar. 0 5  WELM Vf*'   '&��������� TO VICTORIA.  No. I���������Dill N ��������� 8 -Sniidni  A.M A M'   ,.  De.   8.00 VVelli.i(*t.oi\.'...   Do. 3 0  ���������-   8.20 Niiiaiino........  ���������'   3,1."'  10.02 ..Dti onii'it   "   5,00  ���������< 10.42     K.tinig'r.  "   6 30  .1 11.38 , (*iil.lmr-*t������.ii   "   0.32  Ar 12 OO Viotona  Ar 7.00  Thousand Mile ami Commutation Tie-,  kets on sale, -"ood ovui rail and rUu.iii.ci  lines, ut two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and -.teamen for F.xcur-  sions, and 1 educed, rues for parties may  he arranged fm on application to the  Traffic, Manager.  'Ihe Company reserves the i'ii;ht to  change without previous notice, sieamers  -iailing i!ai������s ami bou*"** ot sailing.  Exclusion Tickets on .vile Iron*, and to  a|l Suitidiis, good lor jjoin-,' journey Saturday und .Sunday, rciurning not later  than MoiuIav,  (iKO. h. COIIUTNKY,  .   ., Truffle Manager.'  NOTIOE.  Riding on looomotivoH and   rail  way curs of  the   Union   Colliery  Company l������y an-/  \nmox\   ..r  \atr  ions���������-except train orow���������it" strictly  j-rohi.'itiMl.    Kinpioywes   11 rv i-u.i-  lect tiuli������nuHHul for iillowing Haim-  hy order  ���������FuANtia D   LlTTI.K  Manairor.  mmmmammmawmammamm^maaammmmmmr-  Cumberland  HohE;  Bxttmegm.  Most housokpi'tii'is luire wondered what  the white powili-i- covpfin-r the milntfa'i-*.  Au old >Tiii-t* ili-ulcr is aii-iMtt-ity  th.-tt  :ts  /-i/->r>     rMivpiinrn   n������mvin,^   i  ^ooti'as'the'nutrncj: is f-.'.iln-n'd it is rolli-i  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENIjE | in a li!m, aiatlt. fl,,m-,,������������������,,,,, liystl.r ���������,���������.,,���������  AND     SECOND     STREET, i >������ or.u-r io pr������-v.-m* u.< di-stnu-tio.. i.>-- ih.>  /-.ri-wrmn, r    nm       .-.      ^ ''    Wet'Vil.   Und    it   IS   tills   JllJ>t    LilUt    If IlKHBd  CUMBERLAND   B. C. upon it.  -,       t   tt   t������ 11 ��������� Mme is 0110 of tin* outer cnvpriri<rs nf  Mrs. J. H. Piket, Proprietress. tht> n"utmeB ami is r>.-..f������M*rod by many  When in Cumberland lie' sure.    cooks bpCiUls? 0{-]l? c"'orv  and stay at  the  Cumberland > roMuiii^rate.  Hotel,   blrst-CUlSS   Accoiuoda- !     "Th^ portions of stnitk arp ritthpr small  ' . . j  this morning,    raid Mrs. stnivom npotc*-  tion for transient and pemiau-    getieuity.   'Tm'������).t.v"-  "I 'think it's very (���������i-in-iiloratp of you,**  nf-plit'd Mr. Starboard  "since it's so vtr-f  ���������ninth."  t':i I.->ea   Kivti  to  l,i>sv?,  Ronhrpiu*���������-Tat? lifavy irujit-dian sayB  he L'.'is a rousinj; rpirpiion e.yi-M-y>vlipi*t*.  Hi- says it paineO liiiu to leave tbe last  town. ���������  Coniodian���������Yon hot it patrtPd him! I  utiili'isintid thoy rot a- tnin oui oa u liL't.'n  Pdt-ed rail.  Firat-Class Accommodation  ....at Reasonable Rates...  ent boarders.  Sample Rooms and   Public Hall  Run in Connection with  Hotel  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per day  A  StfjrtltnR "IVIotrrnm.  Ton pirls in a i-oiiipnsiiinii ������������������lns-j* wpfp  told 10 write 'si toU'uri.m sm-ii us wouitt  ht? suitnbio to solid iioiiit- in ense ol a  'railway m-oiili'iit while traveling. Oue  or the fflrlB wrote:  L>nr lvpa-M:inima Is islllod. 1 am *���������  Ihe refreshment luuin.  iiii  3010 Westminster Road  HOMK GROWN AND IMPORTED  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds, now in  st'o'jk and tested as to vitality. Wholesale and: retail.-  Thousands of Fruit .and  Ornamental Trees.. sv.;,i,  ' "*v'*i  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSE.1-,   OUEEN"  HOUSE AND HARDY PLANTS  for .Spring Planting  -FERTILIZERS -  ���������BEtfi   HIVES   and    SUPPLIES  Green house full of Plants, Cut Flowers  Floral Work. Catalog ties free, or  rail and examine stock.  EASTERN PRICES OR LESS.  M..J. HENRY,  VANCOUVER, B.C  Morrochi Jgros,;  DREAD. CaK������B. and Pie-, delivered  daily to any part, of City.  FUTJ,STO:KOP   _ .(^0,^*  ��������� amamaMmramme  ������,t  EMDE,  SJ&Jh/LxrjSr^  ������  ���������D.ZIV^VIB,  -���������J.   .'-..i.iJ������.vJ^  REST OP 'WINES '& LIQUORS,  S. SHORE,  PkOPlUElOR.  ,     Kn-ili.sli ���������! x tiU.ll'i'ON ;tlw..yn im tiv... ;     n\.'o,  tin. j.-nu.n^. M | !..NV ,'.(,:;���������; |-"|i*  BEERS���������Aiilionj-.ti-,   l{iiliiMiii'.,ii.,So'>!'i.,z. Ac.       " OLD CUEV ltlv\);.n "     '  SCOTCH WHISKY.' Bost Wmos a    1 Liquors of r-.ll kinds.  Tho Boarding antl Lodging D ������������������'urtinuiit, umlfi-tin, ;::.i)iediatu siippriittt-ndeuca uf  Mas  Davis, svill ho fninui Ki-at nlitsi in t'very respect.  RATES,  $1 oo per day upw.rrda  w-raPi-i'i :���������****reLytemMFMa'*\?->x**mtpiw&!taema\��������� ���������  A  -J  o  9  A Fine Selection  of CAKES   always   on   hand.,  FHESH BIt-EAD evory day.  Orders tor SPECIAL CAKES promptly attended to.  tasitiir Aysmb,  'Cnitiepland,  UNION BREWING Co  NANAIMO, B.C  The yearly return .-,{ Hie Bock Beer season is   of interest to the  brewer as well as the jMiblu:, and the  Will ugu-iii show that s*incial i are has h 'Rti tal-on in the manufacture of the stin'Ttor  arti.le. The Uuion Brewing Oo.'tt Bock Ims i>i.- u bievictsii nr a iiuiiibcr of. niontha  tind Hioteil iu their faniou-t ctiMiira uuiil it liaa ronchuil the- proper ngu, aud is now  ON DRAUUltT AT ALL HOTELS.  ^���������������*ii-ai*--wB*--ia!*^^  ^l^iiEiaS'-ISffiiilOGaESiifi^^ #'  ffl  (!)  %  H  W  H  ���������ft  .H  ffij  00  H1*  PI  P  (!)  ���������f  HI  jy  P.  ���������->  H  O  v.  r\  <  te  <  c���������  -'��������� POINTERS ���������^~;-~y  ik Fit*.- iii, i    -i r  ���������** K  mm. -%i  n  ���������.-it  nuni;i*Mr.Li on vii.        i   ^  ^,'^'.3|l!R,.��������� \io. i  l        I VI  l  f.V.  ���������������-���������*! Folu'lc? fin   "    i  if Pn'n'er rvfo   "-' -. t  || Poinler Wtn     -  H "polnicr No  r-l  raj r'ninfer Nr.  "  k������, yohilcv ne... 7--.���������.'.-������������������ >���������  I  1   I  \  I   \   I ll      I  I ���������.  I  I    111  1     <  I  tr.  Wi   t    I.  I       I   c  I ll    i   tls  I *��������� I 1 I  Hi   N ",".    !  V    I      I 1       t     1      ��������� ll  1  111  -J  <  CO  o  Ll  CO  HI  5  o  E  S3  itSi  :iy .!. ).   :.jj .v  ;r'  liiclu,!l |: I'm -iti'!,,'.. . ,-.-. I. > Jil''   iir.-J  j>'iii!,:.--ri.1: i ". -li i   ��������� ' '.-   ���������������-i .:.'������������������  ���������11 ..    ..-'l ���������   .-  ���������      .   -.   '--I i   ���������.  - ..i-r. .- .  )' .11 i.-'llf .. ,.,.',    :%,. .. i!  i-i i.'i,  ftliliplll u, |i) !':'H f-.'.-t 'li .... I-.-   .,'tjl.  /.v-v.i.T,':a  P.O. Ho.-: ���������"at':!, WfKN'K?i'M, WVM,  ii(  JOHN McLEODS  FOR |.'l!;ST-f!LA8S.  CANDY, FRUITS.  fMCARS ,t TOHACCOB.  HARNESS  \y    WILLARD is prepared to  ��������� ���������    till any Onleru foi Fine or  Heavy  llariuiKs,  aD  short notice.  Wil.UK!) HUH'K,      Cumberland.  .lanaiino Cigar factory  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  BEST  '���������:   ON  EARTH.  =a=mnar  Maunfactured by  P. QAbLE & CO., NANAIMO, B.O.  G. H. TARBELL,  ���������^Hi^h-^radie^Stuveirj   ana all ttttcJieu Ksqukemerafm.  SPORTSMENS GOOI)������  & G.JS-NJSUA'L HAKDWARK  - HOLY  TRINITY CHURCH  SERVICES.  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 pm.  ���������tirsi Sunaay in the month, n am.*  Moriiin-j service, u a.in,; Sunday^  bcliuui, 2.311 p.m.; Evening fcerwuoe*  7 |).iii.;  thou- Fracvice every Friday  31 ai 7.30 p.m.  I'V th CHKlSTM^S   1-JMior.  m m m m m ^ m m raa m m ������j mimm m i^a s^^ w ^ ** ^ ss-.  iw������MWiWhM-Ni������������JW4-urmiiM^ 1 * j*v*. ������*n> mmaemit*ri^Mrwm*>m*au\ma$ aamtevmeremmjM  \������rMr.    o> [ I   A  t "*  ^���������.li'r*1 s   .    *���������   VI       *  "���������- *  "  NOTK'K I������ HKUKBV GIVBN tlmt up  |illtttfii>u will bu i.ni.le tn th- L-i-.������|.'iv'.  AHdi'.iihly of chu Truviiiiiv of Hiuuih fl'������l-  M.i.hU at ttw noxt n. tminn to;' an (*.������( u-imh'I-  t.ig Urn 11 me lot ho* wu...-..>...       etui'truetio-. ol Wi������ CorojMtV)'>��������� hn~ ot 1 ul-  way nntl fm th*. exponilttuin thm'-oii. ui nn  per c������ut of thu mnount of tho uuintivl m.il  r- .luelog tha atanuftt oi the ntkphai wnl pur-  v.ittlug tho Oomimay tOi������������'iMiruc������ th������ Mil-  way In -wotioim.  "v-dluil Uu i-Uh January, 1905.  BARNAUL k wn\W,  $������*Ufjiltwi*i ttK the Aj.ylioj.iti.  Gmborla&il  (*���������      )*4     >.tiMi'>'  si  K(:5(!H FOIl HATCHING.  l-iuill 1 11 ��������� ���������������-uiinnt ,-vtin������,       ,),iiK,i���������   w.i.i.o  Whiie l.et*liom WycUotT s.r.iin ~- the  Krctest Imcr*" m Ainerci���������Ejj(ji-n������ $1.00  pt<r 15. A few ������������������uleftctlCoitkerelU forsilc  i������rit:e $1.50 i-acl).-Apply, John J. K.  Stiller, t.mlu lUvcr Poultrv Yard", Co  mo*.    Mml orders n<tended 10,  HROWV    r.F.tiHOKN    I-X.C.S    IOR  HATCH INC���������I'll* -wi.ii.ei -ii, >ier  hunclreil for ii"ii!i;ii>rs, 751tv per sci-  tin-t- S,!;* l)i������ltso\, Cutmt-nay  I  )|9^v^.#4  m  (<\yi^y  Oh'ainnhle in PiutUot-i nUtx in bulk.       Tho In-i-l valuw in tht* imirket.  TRADB MARK%  PtSOIONfl,  OOPYRIOHTS AO  Anyono ncnijlnij n -"toton ami *Jc������o.l|it,lon niiw-  tTilukiyafc-.Tt-.l!., fitiu,whott.. ah Invwi'OjiJi.  iroi)nay ���������intijtit.ailB. Coiumiii.iontlnnii otrloiW  cui.ililo.itlul, Olilont wno; lui-Hwirrlngpttnuti  In Auurlfiu,   We Invva u Wimlunmon odlcf*,  Piitoiiti ifiittm tbroMj-b Muon A Co. r-Moift  ������*>aoiul notion lit tut  80IENTIFI0 AMERICAN,  ttt'iititlful'-* llliixtriitml Inrt-nit clrcaliitkm e#  any Mil-Mitt-to JMurniil. wookly. ternw W.l������ ������ yuan  ffLWiiU inimtltR" HptKiimi'T. I'tiplimnni'-Xiiiw  llooii on I'atksti* Hunt tnw,   "nlilruM  MUNN   A   UO..  (Ill) I}:.....', .iv  ������; .-  >     ���������  LOCAL ACSKNT^-CtMiiKHi.AM.,  Col'HTKNAY,  ���������   .Me-rTf*  NaPIKR  A'   HAtlTHtWiK.  THE HUDSOaVS LAY CO.,  A    GOOD    CU1UL  j ii'iiVini .1 i/.?w'������BTr!vi.NSlii'������iK'. -|.il'. mmniiMi  n j .yl. UUl������,������<������^l.i*. UlCI,.ullnJli,)l|������IV������li.l llillal  ,ll,c u(nlni;liiklin������  Rlfta* t'latola Sholiuna  etc., U^ tml(,iit. 'i< mi������ mM������lw.Mil.  ! mi iliiitiTi,v*s.*M������������mir.l, I Mlite <,(...������ IwijrtU.*..  .     ,...i,,..     I   ,.   , 'i...v,.i   . ,r-.������-.'"-i.,fttW!*H*.l'������  , ,Mn|4ur..l|.HVtUlit������tlHi4ll,l, ...WIUi4IUu������������tt������lK������l4������  .������(.,���������,!: j-Lalnu ���������>'!  STE.VLN&     riKLARMS  ire tol.! I.y all ������������������ "Ti;u ��������� r-'i' Will |.wil������������W il'������l������������.  .\.k ������!i,-inf,|.. ������t 1. ������������������..,: .,.,..)���������," 1 i,;..:, lb* ill  I-t, If ������III. foJiirt.il n( ������������������Ji������.l������lii.,.������*t", liw <���������<��������������� ������*i"l  ; ifvAtii Armiu������<aiAiiAM 1 nil) V.'ft ODAUtY  1 ���������. 11 J*,.ii|. )Ut in .4 mii ta Mi ..(> OM UM������>  l...r-.irMl.r������tMl.  ,   . 1,!������ 11 ������.-*uin������* *���������������;'... ;n   V.v.t   ������H������B!*"*iiin#.  r 1 J. F-^RVRNS ARMS ������ TOOL -* O,  P.O. Box -i0'>X  mSTUUU;TI,N(i A(JliNTS,  VICTOIUA. B.C.  LL My Lady Peggy  Goes to Town  Tty  FIANCES AYMAR MATHEWS  CowrW. 1901, ay Ttw Bow*������MerrHI Cmdmoj  ���������'Arid, 0 'God', higli up In heaven, forgive me for all uiy willfulness aud  Jealousy and fooTharfliness, and stealing my twin's clothes, and deceit, the  which has got me into this foul station,  Wherein I have told naught but lies.  And I da, despise lies���������they are most  disgusting and utterly wicked. Forgive  ma for all the horrible sins I've com-  mitted"-  Pootsteps now resound in the corridor, and the voice of Mr. Bruinm-M's  own man says blandly, "This way. ..Ir.  Chalk," as he raps gently at the door.  ���������"ana for all those I shall have to  commit!" concludes her ladyship as  ���������he springs to her feet and unfastens  tha door, admitting the tailor a la  mode.  That night, the suit of grays well  brushed, her wig recurled and her  pocket napkin richly perfumed, her  mother's brussels veil stripped "up and  made into a cravat of so ravishing a  dw-vice' as  caused  her host  almost a  r>VA^>c>gxyi  "Snip, clip, and away with you I"  spasm when he beheld It, Sir Robin  McTart sat at honor place at dinner and  was, to make a long story short, the  cynosure and toast of the occasion.  The duel with Sir Percy, the rescue  *t my Lady Diana, the invention of a  cravat, the nimble wit, the handsome  face, soon bespoke Peggy into a favor  that, considering all other things, waa  well nigh incredible, and when the  following day sho appeared In one of  the BUlts Mr. Chalk had made, with a  dash of powder on her wig and a  bronzed complexion duo to surreptitious purchase at the players' cosmetic  ���������hop in Drury lnno of sundry brown,  red and black pastes while making  feint of bolng a comedian, tho satisfaction of her host was unbounded.  "Robin, my boy," snid this ono, with  aside glance at his guest, "an you're  e bit Bhort of money I'll put a fow  hundreds to your account at my banker's:'' Young gentlemen will bo wild  and spendthrift at times. London's  ���������., now to you, I fancy, and"���������  "I thank you, Mr. Brummel, from  my heart," returned Peg, "but I'vo  ������������������������{300 now Idlo lu my pocket. That will  last mo, I'm confident, until I reach  home, ond, by your leave, Tm thinking I'll quit town tills evening."  But Mr. Bruratiiol hns no oars for  ���������ny such scheme Tlio Beau's crrntlo  fancy Iiob not boon en tight by a new  object for tho mcro sake of losing it;  his Joy In the dnsli and buoyancy, tho  originality and nnlvoto, of IiIh lutcBt  dtscovory Is genuine, nnd no argument  of the very few Lady Poggy can offer  but he breuks down nt onco.  "Zounds, Hlrl Aro you a fool, sir?  Tour sire wns not ono boforo you. To  have half London n-tiilklng about you,  til the prlntH a-chronlcllng your movements, all tho Indies n-dylng for a  gllmpBe of you, and you only up In  town theso fow dnys, and a-propoRlng  to go bnck nnd bury your talents for  tying brussels In Kent! Flo upon you,  sir! I listen to no such whims. Here's  my basket loaded with Invitations for  ym- -itrondv T.ndr Hwnkwond's rout  tonight!" with a sly glnnco at Peg's  ronlly blushing fnco. "Lndy Dlunn  Weston's mothor, as you nro doubtless  aware! Tho tluuitybuzmir nt sSi'lvvyn's  tomorrow, dinner nt Holland Houso,  AtmnH*'*". find rnv own li11Ir* rilnn for  next Thursday, whioh Is nn outing to  my sent In Surrey Ik-horseback; dinner,  bowls, a look over tho stables, nnd homo  by tho light o* tlio moon. 'Buck to  Kent,' forsooth!   No, air; not yet."  A few hours Inter, ns Lndy Peggy  got Into hor iiiiij-tniH-i'iit unit <if *Tiiti!"<in  t*ntln, gold embroidered, ns ulie Mmld  ...h^r-lmngo In the glass nn-l ������������������nm-iit tin*  hilt of her sword in her hand, the blood  thnt fcUi'-ed over her face nnd tltrnnt  wns nilij* red, nnd. nt lur wit's ������������������ml*  for what to do. the elrl's tears forced  themselves to her eyes once again.  She was to bo off soon to Lady  Brookwood's. Here she should encounter not only Lady Diana, but doubtless  Percy himself; mayhap Kennaston, if  be had been able to get him a decent  coat to wear in pljco of the gray velvets. Doubtless, too, all those others  she had met in Lark lane.  For tho hundredth time she cast  wildly about in hor mind as to how she  could now at this present moment rid  herself of the hatt'd disguise, get into  her Levantine, get home to her mother's arms, hide her head forever, and  never, no, never, look into face of man  again!  But Peggy saw no road. Every path  seemed barred save those that would  forever damn her In the eyes of foes  and friends alike.  "Oh," cried she In desperation, "how  easy 'tis to get into breeches, a coat a  waistcoat and a wig; but, mercy, will I  ever be able to get out of 'em?"  It is to be put down to the credit of  my Lady Peggy's up bringing in the  country, with most times only a lad for  her playmate, that now she bore herself with not only a fine ease and grace,  but also with as splendid a swagger  and daring as any young macaroni that  carried a sword.  "An I'm to be a man, I'll be one!"  cnea sne. "Ana if L.ady Diana ogies  I'll give as good as,she sends. Little  bim as I love '11 know 'tls of his sometime Peggy he'll be jealous."  So it was with a prodigious fine flutter of her napkin and a mightily impudent twirl of her eyeglass (purchased  not two hours .since) that her ladyship  made her bows and kissed the finger  tips of Lady Brookwood's handsome  daughter.  "I am your most grateful, Sir Robin!"' cried this one, "and more pleaoed  than I can express to welcome you. I  only regret that Lord Brookwood is at  Brookwood Hall and not here to thank  you for rescuing his daughter." And so  forth and on, with presentations to  a dozen of fine ladies, dowagers and  damsels, and a precious lot of fine gentlemen, and it seemed to Peggy, in her  simplicity, as if the whole of Mayfair  were a-bowing and scraping and making her out a hero, which indeed was  i:yt far off the fact.  Two watched her as she came in on  Beau Brummel's arm. These were Sir  Percy and Kennaston���������one green with  anxiety for Grigson's return from his  ^TraMrium^iii^'TrtfBrynSoliM7"n"irv""  ing left word both at Lark lane, his  coffee house, as well as at home, where  he had gone, that Grigson should report to him at once he arrived; tbe other green with envy of Feggy and any  other who neared. his divinity, yet  afraid and too diffident to approach  her closer than with the devouring  gaze of his eyes.  "That puppy again!" cries Percy under his breath as he surveys Peg in her  satins. "By gad* sir, every lndy In the  room's turning spite eyes on t'other,  your incomparable Diana included, for  four he won't stop and pay her a compliment."  "Ah," Blghs the young poet "Percy,  an you loved like me 'twould be bllsa  to even gnze upon your fair. Think  you I dare make bold now to cross und  make my bow?"  "Why not?" returns tbe othor gloomily. "Forgive my humor, Kennaston,  Truth is, sir, I'm mnd, mart for Peg,  and my cars are cracking nnd my  brain splitting until thnt rascal Grigson gets back with answer to my letter. He's been gono long enough to  have mado tho journey four times  ovor."  "Oh, Percy," returns Teg's twin. "I  lovo you as a brother, nn' could I but  physic your lady Into'complaisance I'd  give my life for It. What owe I not to  you?" adds tho young man with deep  feeling. "You've fed mo, and, nooks,  sir, tonight you've clothed mc, for since  tho scurvy knaves that frightened  Lndy Di stolo my suit of grays ntid my  sword and hat, what had I left?  Whero would I bo now wore 't uot for  you?"  "Tush, Ken, lad; I lovo you for yourself nnd ton thousand times moro for  her siiko. Ken, I lovo her so thnt, as I  told hor, If Sir Robin were a bottor  man I'd cry off an sho said she loved  him,"  "What snid sho?"  "Not thnt sho loved lilm, but thnt she  might," ho continues with Biidness ns  his oyes follow Peg on her nlmost royal progress nbout the dm whig rooms,  " 'Tls n proper fellow enough, nnd I'd  nlwnys heard ho wus a fright and a  coward."  Koiiunston presently took benrt of  Bruce and crossed to pay bin duty to  Lndy Dlnnn, who, 'twus plnln to bo  seen by every othor thnn this bashful  A pang shot through Peg's heart  and the tears were like to force their  way. She made an excuse and left the  long drawing room, taking refuge in a  small apartment where the tables were  ready for cards. She sank into a chair  and buried her face in her hands. The  candles were not yet lighted, and she  was totally unobserved. Dashing the salt  drops from her lashes with her hand  she cried in her bitterness: "What am  I that I cannot abide to even see  him a-bendlng over her hand? Ain't  you no spirit, Peg? No pride? He's  not thinking of you, my dear. Didn't  he say plain if Sir Robin was the better man he'd give up to hlra? What  kind of a suitor is that, Peg? Lud!  I'd not give him up to any one, whether  they were my betters or no!"  Could my lady but have postponed  her exit for a few brief moments she  would have beheld Sir Percy, at a word  In his ear from the footman, quit Lady  Diana's side with but the smallest ceremony, dash out Into the vestibule, seize  with a viselike grip the man who stood  there pale and trembling and gasp out:  "At last!   The letter, tbe letter?"  Grigson shook his head and got even  whiter.  "No letter?" Percy says in a dazed  way.  "Only your own, Sir Percy." handing  back the missive. "Her ladyship was  from home, sir."  "Well, what of that? You Infernal  rascal, did I not command you seek  her, if 'twere at the other end of the  world?"  "Aye, sir, and the quickest way of  settin' about findin' her, ladyship was  for me to get back to town, sir, as fast  as the cursed beast I was cheated into  hirin', sir, would fetch me."  "Speak out! Is her ladyship up in  London?" asked Sir Percy, actually  shaking with impatience and astonish-  uient  ungson noas ana witnout more auo  proceeds to give an exact if somewhat  rambling account of* his entire experiences from the moment he had quitted  his master until the present.  'Twere idle to attempt to describe  Sir Percy's state of mind. Up to uow  there had ever lingered in his heart the  hope���������nay, one of those unconscious beliefs men have���������that in the end Peggy  would be his. This news that Grigson  brought crushed every such thought  from his brain, but put in its place  ���������S.uch_a_.hati"ed.-of.Jhe_vo.ung_man._naw-  de Bohun, and, having had either the  good or the ill fortune to unintentionally overhear your remarks concerning  Lady Peggy Burgoyne, I feel it my  duty and pleasure alike to defend her  from the unjust and unworthy attack  which you, sir, have just been pleased  to make."  "Sir Robin McTart!" exclaims Percy,  with a start and in a prodigious anger. "I deny your charges, sir, and  would remind you that eavesdroppers  are ever the cumberers of dangerous  ground."  "Sir." responds Lady Peggy, her temper rising the more at the sense of the  tasting the sweets of hero worship (in  little) in the adjoining room as caused  his fingers to itch for his steel and  t'other's flesh to meet once more, and  to the death.  He. drew Grigson in from the vestibule and, unobserved in the crush,  down the corridor to the darkness of  the enrd room, where Peggy still sat  disconsolate in her faroff corner.  She for the moment ls even unconscious tbnt nny one hns entered until  the voices arrest her attention.  "By gad!" Sir Percy cries* in a low  tone, falling Into a sent and clapping  his brow. "Up in London! The woman, vowing Sir Robin had crossed your  entrance, inquiring for her ladyship!  Your mooting not Sir Robin, but nn ill  conditioned llttlo popinjay with squint  eyes nnd of the height of tho dwarf  that waits upon my Lndy Brookwood?"  "Aye, Sir Percy," returns Grigson.  ������������������No more like Sir Robin, whlcli, sir,  begging your honor's pnrding, Is a very  pretty young nobleman, with a good  eye nnd n proper height."  Sir Percy nods.  "Then," speaking as If to himself and  motioning the mnn nwny, "slnco she's  up in town without her parents' knowledge and with a cock and bull story  stuck Into her Abigail's'mouth, It must  be sho's doped with tho scoundrel out  of Kent!"  Grigson, going, ventures to ask: "Any  more borders, Sir Percy? Will I cover  the town, all tho luns and taverns,  sir?"  Tho young mnn shnkes his head, and  tho servant bows himself away.  A  Her color came and went as Ken  niiHtoii, blushing to match his lady,  ventured to fipout his odu to her, and.  leaving tlio pnlr to gallop on this pleasant path, Sir Percy nt n dlstnnco unconsciously followed Lndy Peggy, nt  It'iiHt with his gnze,  Peggy iiii'-tiitinit', denying right and  left tho Mory of hor prowess, with  tjtilpM -.ml jt ..'.,* it ml i. ���������'.-..-. uf \Ue f.dv,  still kept hor eye on Percy,    Not yot  illlll   fillO   MTU   lum   ii|>|,n.;irll   I,inly    i>|-  nnn. Yet hold! Kvon now, catching her  tiu-tj giue fixed iijim. him, he turned  nnd was pro-unit ly liemlltig over tho  little beautv'j flmror*  CHAPTER VIII.  this precise moment Lndy Peggy, scarce ablo to contain  liorsplf longor and rookloss of  every possible consoquonco,  being about to cost horsolf upon hor  quondam lover's protection and to bo  rid forcvor of being n mnn, Is stopped  short of her purposo by the words thnt  now full slowly from tho young mail's  lips.  "To docolvo, to Ho, to sohomo nnd  plot and bring shame and troublo upon  hor fathor and mother! Gild's lifo!"  Sir Percy brings his clinched hnnd  down -frith a thump upon tho card  table. "I had novor believed tlmt of  Poir-rv! I'd hnvo tolled htm thnt hnd  hinted she could ovnn plnn a lie or nm  swum, xvxx* by no mentis Uio iiiUulor^ 0ff to a secret marriage with tbo best  out to him sho would felgu play off." ^nn tun*; nvog('������  ������'vAt whlcli speech my  lady's color  burned as never before slnco sho wns  t.nrrt, nnd tier eltnlor moo nt thr������ tlnnhln  charge, both tho ono that was truo ns  to hor deceit and tho ono that was not  as to hor secret nuptials.  Palpitating with rage and wotmdod  sensibility, with romarso and wretchedness, brought to bay with a situation  sho could not endure, Peg now utterly  forgot hor brooches or her shnnio nt  these, nnd, Mopping boldly forth Into  tho small circle of light shed In nt the  d-onviiy from the candle* In tho corridor, she saluted Sir Percy and spoko:  "A bid vou good cvoulna". Bir Percy  "Tell me, or I'll bruin you where you  standi"  Injustice and falseness of her whole  tenure, "you coupled just now tho name  of a lady with that of Sir Robin McTart. I demand how you dare to assume such a responsibility, sir, until  at least either the lady in question or  I gives you our confidence or our  leave."  " 'Our,' forsooth; 'our!' " comes fiercely from between Sir Percy's clinched  teeth, while his hand files to his sword  hilt.  "Why the devil, sir���������an you've been  so lucky as win the lady for yonr bride  ���������make off with her i' the dark, shut  her up lu some unfindable hole, cheat  her. parents, and go strutting like some  vain peacock up and~~down~other Indies' drawing rooms?   Be a man, sir,  and publish your triumph broadcast;  nor let the town presently go gossiping  and countryside wagging witb the  scandal of an elopement! Zounds! Sir  Robin McTart, that''���������flipping a stray  curd from the table almost in her lady;  ship's face���������"for your gallantly and  yo**r honor!"  "What do you mean, sir?" cries Peggy, struck with horror all n-heap and  with terror as well, yet keeping up a  brave show with her drawn rapier and  sparkling oyes.  "Whatever you please, sir," returns  Percy, now white heat, too, and most  reckless of tlmo or place.  "I've too much regard for Lndy Poggy, sir, not to postpone the climax of  this matter until our next meeting.  Let It bo when you soo fit!" cries Peg,  with woman's wit nnd wisdom too.  " 'Slife, sir, I nsk you as ono gentleman to another���������nny, I Implore It of  you," cries Sir Percy, rent betwixt  cholor, lovo nnd apprehension, "most  humbly���������Is Lndy Peggy your wlfo?"  Her ladyship was now llko to laugh,  so near nkln aro mirth and sorrow, but  sho replied very loftily:  "I decline to discuss tho mnttor, sir,  and would remind you that report hath  your attentions engaged In quito another direction."  "You know whero Lady Peggy Bur*  goyno ls at this moment?" says Sir  Percy hotly, dotoruilnod to push his  matter to Its ending this very night,  and nlmost crazed by his passion and  Its bnlklng.  "That I do, sir," returns her ladyship, with a covert smllo,  "Toll mo, or I'll brain you whoro yoa  stand!" Torcy iimltes an ugly lungo at  bis opponent with his (1st, but merely  ns a threat.  "That will I not," snys sho firmly.  What might hnvo further ensued ii  Bt this crisis put out of tho question  by tho entrunco of Keiinnston, who,  espying Porcy tho first, cries out Joyfully:  "Porcy, Porcy, Lndy Dlnnn hnth given  mo loavo to toll you sho consents"���������  "Tush, sir!" interrupts Porcy, jorklng  his bond townrd tho other occupant of  tho room. "Bir Robin McTart nnd I  hnvo como near to blows, and must  flj*:bt of n ruiTty en the Hd-.jr.pt cf your  "���������tutor, sir, nnd 'tin' for yon to know  without moro dolny that Lndy Peggy is  up In London, unknown to hor paronts;  that Sir Robin hatb bor whereabouts  nnd absolutely refuses to roveal the  "���������'""���������."   Petvv en""/*" the veeei  "lv]l;"!)  a tinder nnd lights tbo candles on tho  innutelHliolf.  "You nro eursodly badly mistook, gentlemen, both of you," saws Konnnston  quietly enough. "I've got a letter which  I found upon my tnblo this very night  Just como from my sister at Keiinnston." with which lier twin pulls my  lady's most 111 spelled and crumpled  missive from his pocket and holds It  up before, tho four astonished eyes that  arc- stilting at It  i'et-irv lu nmazo recdgplzes the letter  she had written to her brother the day  long since in the buttery and which sho  had taken up to town in her reticulo  and must have dropped when she had  paid her ill starred visit to Kennas-  ton's chambers in Lark lane.  "Frowse, the charwoman's daughter,  vowed she'd found it a-lying in the  entry under the water tub. There's aa  end of your dispute, sirs, I trust"  glancing from one to the other. "Come,  come. Sir Percy, and you, Sir Robin,  whom indeed the letter your brought  me from Lady Peggy the other night  doth most highly commend to my good  offices, must be friends," taking a  hand of each. "Nor let Dame Rumor  split ye asunder with her lies about my  little twin's being up in town. Gad-  zooks, sirs, the child's not a notion of  a difference betwixt Mayfair and���������  Drury lane! I beg of you, Mr. Brummel," as this one now comes mincing  In together with Lord, Escombe, Sir  Wyatt, Mr. Jack Chalmers and others  for their game, "for you've the graces  I lack in such matters���������these two gallants have had a difference, and 'tis  you, Mr. Brummel, can set 'em straight  again."  "Cards, cards! Spades, clubs, diamonds, hearts!" exclaims the Beau,  touching the queen of hearts with the  toe of his high heeled shoe as it lies on  the floor where it was shot from Sir,  Percy's hand.  "Split me, but 'tis them that are at  the bottom of every quarrel, sirs!  Whisk me, but if a spade or a club or  a heart, provided it be a lady's, or a  diamond, ain't the.only causes for disagreement in this world!"  "Correct as your own toilet, sirl" cries  Wyatt.  "Now, 'twas hearts of course, and  the queen of 'em, that's roused both  your tempers, but, zounds, gentlemen,"  taking now the hand of each, which  had slipped clear of Kennaston's fingers, "bethink you, if the lady, whoso  name I cau't even guess, whom you  both adore, stood here, what would  her pleasure be? Robin, my lad, answer me, for of brawling there can be  none here and fighting no more. Speak,  sir!"  "Faith," answered Lady Peggy, with  splendid valor and a rise in her color  nnd her heels, "to my certain knowledge the lady 'd have her name put out  of the matter wholly, and she'd soonor,  die, sir, than have any fighting over  ,heE_prefanences_by-either-Sir~PerGy-d.d,  Bohun or Sir Robin McTart."  The which being taken to be, by all  present, a most prodigious itnd amazing  gentlemanlike and politic speech, Sir  Percy was feign accept, mock-smile  nnd bow. while all the rest blew thoir  lungs hollow applauding nnd prnlsing  his still hated and still suspected rival.  Peace restored outwardly, whatever  else raged In the breasts of the two opponents, the gallants sat to their tables,  Kennaston managing to whisper to Sit  Percy across the deal:  "As I was telling you when I entered,  Percy, Lady Di permits mo to let you  know sho consents to my dedicating  the ode to her. nntl Mile, at the corner  or Beauford Buildings m the Strand,  hath engaged to publish It at once."  But this Lndy Peggy, nt a distant table, engaged In plcquet with his grace  of Escombo, hears not. Thoro rings In  her ears naught suvo tho words Kennaston uttered when ho came luto tho  curd room���������"Lady Diana hath given  mo leave to tell you sho consents,"  "Consents!" To what else but his  suit, which, egged on by his noblo  uncle, has been pushing any time theso  ten years, since, boy and girl, Sir Percy and Lady DI had played, ridden,  romped, quarreled as brother and slater together?  "Consents!"  It echoes and resounds In hor ladyship's head ovor and ovor again tho  night through, and 'tls quito of a pleco  with hor mood that sho seeks out Lady  Diana when tea and cakes nro piiHSIng  and with sly looks congratulates hor  ladyship on tlio happiness sho has thli  night conferred on a vory gallant gentleman not so many miles nwny,  And quito In Lndy Din mi's lino of reasoning, having heard from Kenimston  thnt Sir Robin litis como up to town  highly commended to him by Ills sister,  nnd thnt, although ho had boon sorely  jealous and dlstrutight nt tho suld Sir  Robin's good fortuno In tho mnttor of  tho rescue of hor lndy ship, he still be-  Moved him to bo head over heels In  lovo with his twin, etc., nnd so, hor  ladyship argued, Keiinnston hnd doubtless confided to thc mild Sir Robin such  tokens of hor favor us tho said Lady  Diana hud that evening scon fit to manifest, novor for a moment misdoubting that any other swain was In tho  nur.rtnsp'1 nnhln**- mind nny moro then  ho wns In her own.  "Consents!"  'Twns rovorborntlng In Tog's car and  a-kiiockltig at her hoart for tho hundredth tlmo when, roturned to tho  rnrd rnntn sho lonntp.l tlmt Mr llnmi-  mol was Inviting tho company for tho  Thursday to his seat Ivy Dene. 'Twas  to bo a gentlemen's party only, out on  horseback, tho twenty iiiIIoh, lenvlng  tlnVWhlto Horso nt 10 In tho morning,  with luncheon en routo nt tho Merry  Rabbit nt .Market Os.st.ry, u look ovor  tho stables nnd paddocks on arriving  at Ivy Done, n quiet (���������nine, inuybe, nnd  ���������ucli u dinner as only, tho Bonn swore,  Ids ciiiiutty cook t'utilU get up, with  tho ride back to town by tho lltfht of  tho near full moan. V  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  WESTERN CANADIAN EDITORS.  A Series of Articles Describing their Lives, their Alms  and their Influence.  30.  A. STEWART.  'Xai*>i<a:'i<ai*'x*W'iaX'X<aia>i'iaia>  among his fellowworkers. Mr. Stewart is the emsodiment of quiet  strength and modest ability. He has  a judicial temperament which prevents  him from taking any step without mature consideration, and saves him from  the errors into which more impetuous  natures Inevitably fall. For the same  reason he seldom has occasion to modify any position once taken. It is thus  no wonder that the personal and editorial opinions are treated with the  greatest respect by all who know  either him or his paper.  And it is undeniable that both the  Advocate and its editor have opinions,  and strong ones. Neither the paper  nor its editor are' spineless wobblers.  But neither is offensive or dictatorial  In the advocacy of the views professed.  Both recognize that there is something  to be said on the other side, and treat  those who differ with them with the  respect due to intelligent opponents.  In their moderation is the secret of  the influence of both. Blind, unreasoning partyism has no supporter in  Mr. Stewart. He always appeals, not  to party allegiance or great party personages, but to sound and inteliible  principles. He uses no rhetorical exaggerations, no catch phrases that obscure while pretending to enlighten.  Two young lawyers from adjoining  districts had been trying to make repu(i  tations as orators. When a certain  one of them spoke for three hours  against a certain bill the other young  man took the floor for another lengthy  ebullition in favor of the measure. In  his peroration he said he was sorry to  find his brother on the wrong side,  for there was every reason why they  should agree. "We were raised together, we studied together, we played  together, we were born in the same  yar���������yesi even on the same day."  "Did I understand you to say that you  were bom on the same day?" interrogated a member from Philadelphia  "Yes," came the prompt reply. "On  the very same day?" "Yes, sir."  "Then it must have been a very windy  day."  ������*  99  II  19  ���������  A. STEWART.  Editor and  Proprietor of the Prince  Albert Advocate.  Many men engaged in newspaper  work in the Canadian West have a  larger circle of acquaintances, but few  have warmer friends than Mr. Andrew  Stewart, the editor and proprietor of  the Prince Albert Advocate. On a  casual knowledge, this may seem somewhat strange. At first glance Mr.  Stewart does not impress one as a particularly attractive personality. He  Is a better listener than talker., He  "nWeT^tfOT������s~KiB-viewsr���������There-is  nothing histrionic or spectacular about  him���������nothing that would appeal to the  ordinary observer as remarkably keen  or brilliant. He is not reserved- or  taciturn but he certainly displays to  a less degree than the average western  newspaper man that hail-fellow-well-  met camaraderie, that exuberant good  fellowship which in its heartiness Is  apt to be undlstinguishing in its friendliness, that characterizes the generality of western newspaper men. Mr.  Stewart lacks that Bohemian buoyancy  which is the hall-mark of many of his  fellowworkers. He abjures the "wild  and woolly westerners." He is sound  and sane, thoughtful and earnest. In  the northernmost frontier town of the  prairie section of the Dominion he has  stood for professional ideals that are  conservatively progressive. To pick  up a copy of the Advocate���������not merely  now, when Prince Albert is one of the  most important cities of the West, but  for years past, when it was popularly  regarded as hanging on to the outside  edge of civilization���������none would ever  think, either by its makeup, by its editorial opinions, or by its news columns  that It was published in a town that  was the farthest Canadian limit of  agricultural effort. Indeed, If the imprint was not noticed, the general Impression would be that the Advocate  was a typical representative ot that  class of capable journals publshed in  an old established, populous and prosperous community.  In this respect the Advocate Is merely the ro flection of Its owner. The  Ilnost qualities of older civilizations  havo in tho person of Mr. Stewart boen  transplanted to tho new conditions of  plonoor journalism, Without losing  ono whit-of the endowment he brought  with him, ho has adapted thoso qualities to tho environment ot tho West,  and with such conspicuous success  that It has  passed  Into  a proverb  You know the medicine that  makes pure, rich blood���������  Ayer's SarsiparflU. Your  mother, grandmother, all your  folks, used ii.  They (rusted  Sarsaparilla  It.  Their doctors trusted It.  Your doctor (rusts U,   Then  trust It yourself.  There is  health and strength In it.  .���������.?- ff-SK WW ,Tm,M$4$ ���������*"������  thin blood. I found no rtllif ifttiF/I look  Am'i AimMrlllt*.   -four bott\ef l*������rro������-  Mm. f. It. IU*T, Mt Klieo, N. T.  f 0. AT������K CO,,  11.00 ktMitllt.  ^L^mmimmm for  Rich Blood  *���������*/������������������*������������������   Pills art' gently laxnttve  Th������y greatly aid th* taraaparUla.  When the little folks take colds  and coughs, don't neglect them  and let them strain the tender  membranes of their lungs,  Give them  tShiloh'S'  Cut������ ���������teoUmE..  It will cure them quickly and  strengthen their hangs.  It is pleasant to take,  Prices,  25c, 60c, ond $1.00.   306  All political and other issues are tested by the touchstone of ordinary,  everyday, common sense. One may  differ with Mr. Stewart's conclusions,  but none can deny him the respect  due a thoughtful, moderate and logical  thinker.  Mr. ��������� Stewart, like many another  Western editor, is a graduate of the  case. Few printers in Canada have  had a more thorough or more varied  training. He is an Irishman by birth,  having been born in County Down  ,some_thirtyj;ft*m_ymr^^^  to Canada with his parents in the year  of the great western boom, in 1882*  The family located at Emerson, which  at that time was a typical boom town,  two daily papers being published there.  In one of these offices young Stewart  went as errand boy. and. devil. .After  a short time he removed to Brandon,  still in the same useful and lowly capacity. A year or two later he came  to Winnipeg, working here a summer,  and then, desiring to see somewhat  moi-e of the world, and to secure a  wider knowledge of the business,  moved to St. Paul, where another year  was spent In various offices. Another  year was, spent lh New York, principally in the employ of Bradstreet's.  But the call of the West came to the  young printer again, and he came back  to Manitoba with a determination to  farm. The life of a pioneer on a homestead, however, proved uncongenial.  ;The smell of printers' ink called him  to the newspaper office as irresistibly  as that of the sea does the sailor to  his ship. Mr. Stewart struck out for  the Western States working in the  principal offices in Helena, Anaconda,  Spokane, Tacoma, Seattle, and the  State, printing office at Olyrapla. In  these he gained Invaluable experience  In every branch of th printing and publishing business.  It will thus be seen that few printers  In the Canadian West have had a moro  complete mechanical training and experience than Mr. Stewart,  Mr. Stewart wont to Prince Albert  In 1894 to take charge of ho newly organized paper and after a few  months was so satisfied with its  prospects that ho decided to purchase he business, which he has  conducted ovor slnco. From a vory  modest beginning it has grown till it  ls now an eight page, all homo print  papor, taking natural rauk as one of  tho four or flvo host papers In tho Territories. Tho mechanical equipment  of tho offico ls ono of the best In tho  West, Including a flno two-revolution  proBs, gordon Jobbers, monollno, cut-  tors, stitchers, &o, ample to koop paco  with tho rapid growth of ono of tho  most progressive cltlos of Westorn  Canada. Typographically, editorially  mid roportorlolly, tho Advocate Is a  paper of which any placo might well  bo proud, In this respoct tho city on  tho Saskatchewan has much for which  to thank Mr, Stewart, who, with unflagging energy, enterprise and wisdom,  has helped It grow from an outpost  trading village to Its present Btatus,  u'iti whoHo vilone lu tho iiuiuti will  not bo ihe least of thc factors to Its  continued progress. Happy Indeed ls  that Wostorn town,���������tho suprome nood  of each of whioh is the most wide*  spread publicity concerning its natural  wonlth nnd nrh-nntnt-rnn���������whioh hnr- nrt  odltor as persistent, so effective, and  so ablo as Mr. Stowart, and a paper  as enterprising and ns progressive as  the Prlnco Albert Advocate.  How to Cleanse the System.���������Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are the result  of scientific study of the effects of extracts of certain roots and herbs upon  the digestive organs. Their use has  demonstrated in many instances that  they regulate the action of the liver  and the kidneys, purify the blood, and  carry off all morbid accumulations  from the system. They are easy to  take, and their action is mild and beneficial.  SALADA  Is the purest Tea the world produces.   One trial will  prove it.   Sold only in lead packets.   25c, 30c, 40c,  Soc, 60c. per lb.    By all Grocers.  HIGHEST AWARD ST. LOUIS, 1904.  "I don't believe in female lectures,"  said the savage bachelor. "I wouldn't  listen to one." "I'll bet you would if  you were married to her," replied  Henpeck.  Klndey Cry.��������� I'aln In the bark In tho cry of the  kidneys for help. To neglect the rail in to deliver  the body over to a disease oruol, ruthless.,,;.uiil finally  life destroying. South American Kidney Cure Iihh  power akin to miraculous in helping thu needy kid.  neya out of the mire of disease, it relieves in six  hours.-38  Anxious Mother���������I'm so afraid Dorothy is going to be an old maid. Dense  Father���������Why? Anxious Mother���������Oh,  she seems to take such an interest in  these mothers' congresses and child-  study clubs.  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT.  Removes all hard, soft or calloused  'limps and blemishes from horses, blood  spavin, curbs, splints, ringbone Sweeney, stifles, sprains, sore and swollen  throat, coughs, etc. "gave $50 by use  of one botle. Warranted the most won/  derful Blemish-Cure ever known.  "I think," said the prison visitor, "it  would be helpful to you if you would  take some good motto and try to live  IFpTolt?', "Yes,"~^aid~the^^^nvic"tT  "Now, I'd like to select, for instance,  'We are here to-day and gone to-morrow."'  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  "So Wiseman is married at last. He  used to say if he ever got married  he'd manage his wife all right." "Well,  he's pretty shrewd; he's going about  it in the right way." "Is he? How?"  "Letting her have her own way.  Strong Words by a New York Specialist.  -"After years of tort ntt and rompiii-lnoii I hnve no  honltatlon in sayintj that Or. Aumew's Oiivp for tlio  heart Is the quickest, surest and surest known to  medical soienoo, I use it In my own prnctico, It re-  lieres Out most iimito forms of h������art ailment, 'iJisJilo  of 30 mlnutM and never tuils,"-36,  Yorrick Hamm���������How'd your arctic  tour turn out? Hamlet Fatt���������Oh, we  had tremendous runs in some towns.  Why, in one place we played half a  night. Yorick Hamm���������Half a night!  What kind of talk is that? Hamlet  Patt���������Yes; half a night���������three months.  The nights are six months long Up  thero you know.  To discern and deal immediately  with, causes and overcome them,  rather than to battle with effects after  tho disease has secured a lodgement,  ls tho chief aim of tho medical man,  and Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup  Is tho result of patient study along  this particular lino. At tho llrst appearance of a cold the Syrup will bo  found a most efficient remedy, arresting development and speedily healing  tho affected parts, so that tho ailment  disappears.  i Mayor Woavor of Philadelphia tolls  a story of a frlond whoso stoutness  and constant good humor aro his chief  distinctions. "Wo happened to bo  talking on tho subject of gastronomy,"  said tho Mayor, "and Bomohow my  frlond's tremendous girth promptod  mo to ask him If ho followed any sot  rulos to guldo him In his eating. " T  havo just ono rule,' ho ropllod, 'and  It's a winner, Whon I sit down to oat  I sit six Inches or so from the tablo  and whon I touch I'm done.*"  "One Foot In the Or*iv������."������-*"' th<t thow-nmli.  5f people who rush to -q worthy n rorneily ah,South  morlcan Nprvln* ������������.������ Iwt m-wt wouM mit It im n  rut rtnort, how miml. n> It-try i.n.1 -nffnrlinr would lio  tparoil. If yon huvt- ������.iy pnrye ���������ll-wtor -cm mimln (  ���������utter n tulnuto longer, A KieiiNiii.il timtiimoiilon to  prove It.-M  Molllo���������Mr. Dixon can't ho a vory  busy man, Bthol���������Why so? Mollie���������  Ho novor forgots to mail his wlfo's  letters, und remembers all her messages.  A very woebegone company were  discussing the acute depression in  trade and the low price of consols in  the saloon bar of the George and  Dragon, and most of them agreed that  the country was going to the dogs. At  last a voice broke in, "I know one man  whose business is looking up." "Who  is he?" came the chorus. "The Astronomer Royal,   was the reft'y.  Sciatica Put Him on Crutches.-Jas. Smith  dairyman, of Gimsby, Ont., writes: '-My' limbs  were almrstj useless from Relation anil rheumatism,  nnd,  notwithstanding my esteem  for physicians,.!  ������ credit where it bnlonus.   I am a cured  mnn to day,  and  South  American ���������jUiouniutlc Cure  must give the credit where it belon  mnn to day,  and  South  American ^   must have all the credit.   It's a niurvel."��������� 31  "Why did you call Jones a 'bunch  of junk?' Were you angry?" "Heaven bless you, no! I was complimenting him." "Rather a peculiar compliment, I should think." "Not at all  when you.know him. He has an iron  constitution, muscles of steel, unlimited brass, a silver tongue, heart of  We ������������rry a Stock of  the best hives for a  cold climate and other  Bee-Keepers' Supplies.  Quick delivery. Write  Apiary Dept.  Buchanan Nursery Co.  St. Charles, Man.  Have you had our catalog  of  hardy  house  grown fruits, ornamental shrubs, flowers, trees, etc?   Free for the asking.  gold and he has got the tin." "He  wants to look out, or some fine lady  will copper him."  Weary Walters���������I don't believe in  doin' two t'lngs at one. Sunny South  ���������Two t'ings. Gee! I don't believe in  doin' one t'ing at once.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  HALLS  Renews the hair, makes it new again, restores the freshness. Just  what you need if your hair is faded or turning gray, for it always  restores the color. Stops falling hair, also.1*^a*&&^SNlEi,*?at.XM*  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 Prices.  TEES  &   PERSSE,    Limited,   Agents,   Winnipeg'.  P  EOPLE notice thc difference  wheo they change from any other  kind of  There's something about BLUE RIBBON that no other tea hai  got.   That "something" is just quality, put there by methods of  manufacture and packing the most perfect yet devised.   Try the  Red Label and |udge for yourself.  Save Your Coupons and Write for Premium List.  BLUE RIBBON, Department R, Winnipeg.  Corns causo Intolerable pain, Hollo-  way'r* Corn Curo removes tho trouble.  Try It, and soo what amount of pain  ls snvod,  frL  ft $3,000 STOCK BOOlf  CONTAINS 193 LAHOE  E NO HAVINGS.  U..I JT^W VBTBmi-MKY DBPARTnBNT  ������.11 TSi'.tX.HI. t*nm* ******* w-      --  ���������^taiafir^-  Al  ������������Vi72H'XlXil '&������' 'atlimtoaa'taeati;   Wi Witt  tam  Mlnard's Liniment Curca Burnt, ate.  oould  A fly nnd a floa In n fluo  Were impi JHOiiod.    Now  what  they do?  Snid tho fly: "Lot un flee!"  "Lot im fly," Mild tho flea���������  So thoy flow through a flaw in the  fluo,  Judgo���������Tho sontenco of tho court In  that the prisoner be -'onflnod In prison  tho  romnlndor  of  his natural   llfo.  Vi'laonur   Hut, my Lord-    J-'dgo���������  Not another word, Kir, or I'll glvo you  four years moro.  mm  ArV   M   U   Mo  3mL Now nnn-r ham) oTeeitSa hm* jtrnf  zonal* um*  m jmnmmmtiimnem*7*'Jo7*$ttm������tt.������i<m*\ Rt-wfc fe^JS^i?^* ***��������� ****> ���������������-*���������  OU ,*���������������*,. ma ymy aatmfVmiW;mZKS?" "^%^. r.\^^&^,m*, *W*'0B ������*������  ������������������, International Stock Food.  Km -rar-MM of -mum  ���������*��������� pniltWM-f mur-cft <u������ i, win  tn4 am* tkoa ���������"���������ar ������n*UMl twiUy WE Sell FLOUR. IJALECKIE BOOT  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD  "'Electric Process"  FIVE ROSES  '* Patent Process '��������� ,  Our Pricea the Lowest,  Do Not Take a Cheap or Inferior  Flour when you can get theae Two Standard  Flours at the Same Price,    :   ;    :    :    :   :   ���������    :    ;  FOR PROSPECTORS  AND MINERS,  IV 127  FBEDSOF AXjIOIECEN IDS  piggs& Whyte.  Solid leather 9 in. Miners-' o'  Prospectors' B-u.te- made   with  uutf-ide counter!-,   waier   pioof]  ohrou-e grain ie^, bent veal kip  V , vamp and full hell,.wi" tongue i  ^o the top; a broad tne last wih  louble sole and .-lip,  Klondike  eyelets and honks.    Practically  indestructible.   For nalei>yalil  i good dealers.  No Better Lager Brewed In America,  The Oldest Established Brewery in British Columbia.  offices    Victoria B G  Royal Barfk of Canada  Capital (paid up), $8,000,000  Beaerve Fund 3,000,000  Undivided Profits .".     302,743  ���������T. E. KENNY, President. E. L. PEASE, Genera*, Manaob ���������  -JJJL1H 'UIJLUJ '.'..J-1.'"-  fid. B. anfccrson. flfcov.  KB" Advertiser6 who want their ad  Qtx'anged,'. should get copy in hy  9 a.m. day- before issue.  The Editor will aot be responsible for the  view-*, sentiments, or any errors o{ composition of letter correspondents.  Job Work Strictly C. 0. D.  franaient Ads Cash in Advance.  ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY.  Subscription...... $J3 ooayear,  The Conservative choioe of Mr  Wm, Manean to run for the Alberni  Beat to be rendered vacant by Mr  Inn^n' resignation, is a good one.Mr  Manson ia well known, and a very  capable man.&nd hie election is prac  tinaljy aesured. Representing that  district, he will be of the greatest  value as a legislator, to the entire  northern and middle portions of  the Island, of greater value in the  local house, than the Federal.  e * *  The holidays have b������>gun, and  Sohoolmaster Bate is now at liberty  to run his newspaper without luve-  ing the work interfere with that /or  which he was hired by the public  We       presume       however,    he  Is  b*ill subsidized   with a salary  from tho public fund.   The protests  made by us are now characterised  as "bluff".   Yo Gods! whon one is  trying to protect hia business against what now lonkfi like a conspiracy.  A story is going the round? that  Schoolmaster Bate's ealary, in ordfr  that he might have the collateral  fur the purchase of the Enterprise,  was mortgaged in advance,   Trustee  Carey, being questioned regarding  this, fftid he "did not know what  Jk'e wanted ta do with the n q o;-m,  uftmtnhig thin, wuat right hns any*  one to bind the disposition of public  monies in advance?   In this case,  it ii wid that the necetfRa ry transfer  papers were signed before a lawyer.  How about the Council?   Do they  ���������.Uow this state oi affaira to exist  xwshvh public U-#lit*H*on<*?  We do uot oiijtsU lo ti(Uuiri: k'gStS-  mate opposition in   any   business,  but when the proposition becomes  one of bucking up againpt a salary  paid by the pnblic, then the vaun������  ted "Britinh fair play" theory  explodes suddenly.   A man with the  least sense of honour would   ut-ver  taluk of hoMinf* ������i publio   pntitioi.  undf-r ������.l'i������:-:ech'cr,ii.iHt'!.r.''ff>, !,<r -.h<-.  ih ni wino, hi .-oimo jj(-,/j si,,   'ii... ���������������������������  tiuguifhoble even with a   magnify  I     UTTER TO THE EDITOR.  . EpitorC*;mi'.i"|ilanjj*������New������.  Plci.sp oblige wiih the enclosed if  space allows:���������  Two noted young men of Courtenay, on a hunting expedition in  the upper Settlement, had an exciting adventure with an enormous  panther while biking.'along'a,"road  between the two rivers where <fBee-  vor'? hunting was good last fall.  In the middle of the road stood the  largest panther ever one man told  another about. Willie'fell" off his  bike and his gun went off, Harry  i-f e -H-off-b i K-bi kealso-bu t~his-gun-got-  out of order Willie jumped to his  feet and fired at the pan;her which  which disappeared in the brush  Willie after him through blood  which still adorns his clot bet*, "coming up with him again his gun refused duty. Both hunters retreated io the tall timber and after a  consultation decided to return to  Courtenay for arms and animuni  tion. On arriving once more on  the scene of action they soon discovered their prize. One of the  ne'phbori* is now mourning thelot-e  of his favorite tabby.  (Signed)   Jas Miller  A. McLeod  and 20 others of equally good repine.  -MANUFACTURED  iJ  l   XJi.-UJ.XJ.-uf       Ul������l*   JLIUl  VANCOUVER B C,  friends and acquaintances sympathise ,with them in. their loss.  Courtney is abundantly supplied  with water, but not being control  led in any way so that force can be  exe-'ed, a bucket brigade, is the  only lire lighting machineat.present  available.  St Petersburg, 20. h���������Gen. Line*  TiTeir^^eTTlirtFTT^tTtTeHf~w4reg-  from 2 a-m till 8 a-m June 10 our  forces engaged-in the neighborhood  of Jtiao Yang Wo Peng, a ��������� Japanes-e  force consisting of artillery appeared  iit'the south 5 miles off Liao Yang  Wo Peng, our detachment southward: took offensive movement and  the Japanese retired. At 8 am a  turning movement on the left flank  executed by a battalion of J;, pi nek-  infaniry . iimiI three squadrons of  cavalry awl.some artillery.  TENDERS.  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department:--Depoidts of $1 aud ttpwards; reoeived \   Interest al-  Unveil ac current rates, compounded twioe eaoh year on 30th Jane and 3lat December.  Drafts on all points boUf*ht and sold.  A. W. HYNDMAN, xManager.  OFFICE HOURS   10 to 3;    Saturday 10 to 12; open   Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9.pm  An Offer  To All  Poorly  FIRE   AT   COURTENAY.  Word w.is received here yesterday  of the bu ning on th������* previous  ni-iht,' cf Mr McPhue's handsome  residence at Courtney At 11,PO  on thut night, Miss McPhet- noticed  u glare of fire at the side of������he house  and upon examination it was found  that the woodshed was a nrif-s of  flame. The re-n of the household  were nt once aroused, and furniture  waa hurriedly removed, meanwhile  neighbors had arrived, and assised  in this, and alaoin saving the barn,  an expensive structure of modern  dot-ign which stands ju������t aoroBB tho  driveway from the house. Buccosh  attended thene efforts, aud the bam  was saved, as also the effects from  the house excepting the furnfrhingr  of two rooms. The house from the  first discovery of fire being doomed,  and which Wrtfcomnlj'teiy consumed  ThiT' holme, which w,m j>iirth' protected by insurance, wiih built smno  years ago by tlie late K. H. Pidcock,  and tho property being afterwards  I purchased hy Mr MoPhee, hn ro-  I modi'lleu, and practically jv.built  the house, finishing it and supplying it with everything of modern  styleauil convtiniciif.i The "oiv <'*  wen pinr.tea  v.-uj.  in ;i;i".if;ii   tu . .  ;irv- .-..j,;-!*, , .:     "      .     -   -;���������.-  -  :    ���������  the house, are destroyeil. with muuV  of the garden, and will take yearn  to replace.    Tbe family's  many  Tenderu will bu ri'oeivud till tho 2"J'.h of  June for pl.uinu; .tow bluek-bourds in the  Ciiiiiberliuid Publio School.  Lowobtor u-.y iniidir  not naoowarily accepted, For particular., Apply,  T. II. OAKBY.  Ton-lorn will be routtivmi till 25th of June  for Piiiiitiiij" two rooniH iu the  Uuniburluud  Publio Huhuol,     Logout or tiny tender not  ttflcosHarily nuoepted.    For pat'tioularn up^ly  T. H, CAREY, Seo,  MrfMMrrrfMrar*MHs^  FOR  BALE  A two seated, light wagon, Nearly  new. Oubhioned seat*, Polo and  ahai'ti*    A Imrgahi.  Apply, Nkwb Offieo.  Calsimo, the host sanitary wall  finish, in all shades, for sale by C.  H. Tarbell.  NOTICE.  To every man, and woman too,  , who i ��������� strui'a'iti'' -d���������* aiai'-a* ������d-  Lvej^_y_jjJkmi'������ to'-aiaj-o.the b e^  Vf au imc..'iig' tiuTp^sitiou .rnd a  poor -Hilar), the InternftyrtnalUo.-  respoitdeuco S'h"'K tho 8t?ndit^  and tt'ti'm-Rinfn's of which are  known ai.d ho-.oored everywhere,  niakex.thin offer:. If you w llindi-  oite by a inarlt li!*'* this X on  the ei.uti'oii < etow, which ouuupa-  you p.'*fi'.", tlv-I. C5. S. wt.l at  its own expense aud without  oljliga'ion on your part, abnw  >du ho-v it ii not only possible,  imt aotually easy for you to en-  lur thut ocoupaiot), uot aa ������. poorly paid B.p\roi.tii"e but with all  the n'laliti ationu neoeusaiy to  coiiiiiictucl a good Hftlnry.  Have vou enough curiosity  to ask HOW?.  International Correspondence]  Schools, ScrantonPa.  Box 249 Victoria, It. 0.  Plotiau oxp a n, without tun hor  oblige  tioa at: itiv pure, how I oau qualify  fur a lal������er dttlary in  thu poai-  tiou before "��������� hiolt  I   havo  mucked X   :   :   ���������   !  A/, :':������������������"���������.  Fair  Trial  IS   ^XjXj   ">7srB   Jlszz  JUST a chance to show you thai  we always please our customers,  by supplying them with the BE8T  MEATS at tU Jovvest market  prices".   A trial order will convince  you.  4iH=e=ai4^L  Meat   Market,  W. W. ]ffcKAY, Proprietor.    /.,'  Fletcher  bros..  Rook keeper  S oin>|*ruphor  Ail. VVi'iwr  Show ourd writer  Window Tri.n'r,  Muoh, Prangbt'i'n  Or.iaiii. Uoaiguer  liltiHtrauir  Civil Servioe  I'lii'lltlnt  Textile Mil Supt  K ouiriiiiim  Kluo. Higiiioor  1.**Iiimo,,   Oity   Telephone Engineer  Kleo, Light'g Supt  Moohau, Kugineei  Sui veyor  S ution'y Engineor  Civil Engiiieoi  Biiilding Ooiitrno'r  Arohneo'l Dru'.uai'  Ai uhituot  Htrtiot'l, Engineer  Hridgo KnBlneor  F ,r"i.u������i Plumb-I  M.uiiiK   ICi.jiinooi  i*     maa������***aaaatat  Dealers m Hig'li-i*jrade  PIANOS an,  ORGANS  The    otlflbritod    GKRnAnn   Hkinthmah,  MKNtJKM-SOHN  ftlld   WlM.IAMS pl.ino-l.   From  $300 up.   TMHM8T0SUIT.....  T, E. BATE,  Local Agent  Just received at C. H. Tarhell's a  fine assortment of new flies for  trout fishing.  TO CORE A GOLD IN ONE DAY.  T*k LAXATIVE HROMO QUININK Tub.  |otn All d.ugi;iHt,rt refund the money if it  failH to oure, E. W, Orovo'ii tiguature i������  ou eaoh box,   25o.  Applications for the ptivilcge of run  limn a KefreshiiientStull on the Recreation (.rounds on thc I3tli of July, will be  received by  W. WILLARD, Trens.  In the matter ot thu "Muniuipali-  ;������.aI..w.^..;:vt!cti .V-t"a*vl hi  tho  l.n\},i ol Jlir lAtff.i'iot* ot (hf I'm-  iu ol the city of Cuiiib-Jiluiul.  i'utiliu Xntiue it. tiuri liy ������iv������;i. thnt thu  Corporatiim of tin. City of Cunil.eiluitl  bnvti nmilo for.intl iipplioitii'i. to thu Lu u-  it*n nit tfov-iri.".' in vj������uuv>. in. mu i.,.u,aiu���������  oi the liuiUM ol the mu.iiuipttU.y mma tout-  uludu within itaid uor|n.rit������i lii.titx Ihe fol-  liiwin^ pi'i������pt-r>yi--U.������t in to "ay. block 1,  L.it (ll mnl ULok ll l,"t������ (1), {���������>), (:i), ,i,i,i  (41 m irm j< tu thi-o<irt'H.i| jiUii of !!lijth  I* r  ���������;,       ,   ,,      ,   I Mimy,ir, a.nl im  Mr E. U.EkiriB local repre^enla-  live will he in Cumberland about  July 12th, whon ho will offer n epec-  ial discount to all who enroll.  !.   Utf'.V. I,   i'-<'VH I!'  itul;    I'mI'.m.  "**:'-K-���������-*"*v"-* ! ''������������������'"���������"   ' "���������:,"r'!- "���������''���������''  |'������������IH #1. ������  -..   ; . !i-*...ii   Hi",     thU     lflr.|i  day ������.f May it)u5.  UWKKNCKW. SUNKS, Clwy Clark.  WRSLKV WILLAKD, Miyor.  GOTO  The TAILOR  for your next Suit ot clothes.  ������������������Look"  et these PnowB-���������  Pauls   $3.00 up  rnm������   it\6\ai u|������  OvercontH $12.50 up  Style,  Fit and Workmanship  Guaranteed.  DAVIS   BLOCK  ForKaUomlnlng, Paper-hinglng  Glazing   and    Paintif g       See  RICH'D. MrQREQOR,  Cumberland Hotel.  House Lining and    Wall    Paper   at  Cheap John's,  Ladies Slimmer Undorwoar, in  Bilk Lialo, Bulbrif-Riwi and fancy  cotton Large aesortment At the, Big  Store.  hi.ii ��������� W..M.IHMM iniii ���������!������������������   ���������������������������������������������������! ui ��������� v*mw*Mm-~Btmmmm^immmm***mm**������**mm  A Guaranteed Cure for Piles.  Itching* Blind, Blwdiug or Protruding  P If-., Dnif'gUU rofund money if PAZO  OINTMENT fntU to oure any efttte, no mat  te. of how l.it.K Htmtdiii'-, in 6 to 14 days,  First ap|ilieatiiui givoi* u ne nntl rent. BOo.  If your iitii������i*ii.t h-t-tn't it Kind BOo in ttiimps  aiul it will he for* .nlud poit-prtitl hy Pari*  Meditime r.i., Mi   Limit*, Mo,  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  Supplied at Low������-at Market Prio������a  Vegetables  *''"*���������       A  Great Variety will  alwaya he  In atook i   alao a supply of  Fresh Fish  will ho on Sale ovary WeHnaathy  ��������� ii ' ���������*  Your p������tr������.uage ia 0o.tli.4Ily iuvitwl, luiil  ill ordcra will ba promptly dalivr-r-t-d.  J, McPhee <St Son  FB0PBISTQ9&

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