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Array ���������*. *���������*������  M>  4s#~  THE CUMBERLAND  ELEVENTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND, B. C. TUESDAY, JULY i9, ]Qo4  OUR "BSAT MMAL SfflMS"  OCHBiScEGlEO  AT THE BIG STORE  Commences next Saturday  JULY 23rd,    PAY-DAY,  When all Summer Goods will be  sold regardless of cost to effect a  speedy clearance,   ...   ...   FOR   FURTHER   PARTICULARS SEE  HANDBILLS.  ������������ Leiser & Co.  Nichoiles & Renouf, Id.  61 YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B  C.  J*i**jLr-������SSiE,Sf4.Jiwgs:flliipme."it_of_  ������*���������������  m  UROlsT   JL&tt  Wk3  2h>:-  >  CULTIVATORS,   HERD nRTLLS,   WHEEL HOES, Etc.  VKiiy- LATEST IMPltOVBMKNTa.  <"all and sen thon. m- .vi-it* for catalogues and priced.  ' ���������    , i '  Telephone 82. Bole Agents for B.O. P 0. D.awer 563  Iron - and - Brass - Beadsteads  )  No 002 Iron Kuimi- ii������u, Wo,  Pin'', On am and GMd, 4tt Oin, wide,  Blue.  Whieand (i h., 4't, (iio.   '���������-  Ho-ghtu( Ha, 01.i inohtw.  Height of P.01. 474     ������������������"  QUR LINK THIS YEAR CON-  ^-' tains more and Prattler Patterns  thaniver.   .,      .......  THREE   CARLOADS  Reoeivod already this season from beat  maker-i only, It will pay you to deal  with i*g. All we ask is that you ab  low us to make a prao'ioal di'jnunstra.  tiou by sending us at least a trial order.  Write for 1004 Oat-tlogue,  to you.  Free  Buiikauj"! uiul Wabhstandb ,10 go with above Beds in all grades.  Elm, Maple, Bi.oh, Oak, Birds Eye Maple, Mahogany, eto.  WEILER BROS.,     Victoria, B.C.  COMPLETE FURNI8HER8.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  COUNCIL  MEETING.  Preeent���������*Mayor Short, Aids Bate,  Wiilard, Daniels and Robertson,  Minutes read and adopted.  Accounts--C. H. Tarbell, $4.40;  Electric Light Co., $37.05; Geo.  Stevens, hydrant, &c, $87.60. Referred Finance Committee.  Fire Protection By law read 2nd  time.  The question of refunding pound  age fees co constable Thompson  came up, it being shown that on the  evening in question lie City Mngis  tratfls were u-ring ihe Court house,  and in consequence of a night tit-  ting the gates of the field' in which  the horses were kept were left open  by outsiders, and the animal?  escaped and were impounded. After  discussion a vote resulted in a tie,  May. r Short-casting his vote for  the refund.  School Trustees Carey and Campbell desir���������d the Council to visit  School and inspect blackboards  which were in a bad state. This  being done, permission was giveD to  repair those iu the Junior rooms.  , Costs of the late liquor cases:���������  J. Abrams, 8 bit tings at $2 50, $20;  2 Witnesses, each. $50; W Wiilard  ,3 days at $3, $9.   Ordered paid.  Local and Personal  Choicest Metlf$  Sun-plied at Lpwest Market Prloes  Vegetables  A tfreat Variety will always be  in itu-uk 1 alio a lup-jly of  Fresh Fish  will be ou Sale every Wednnidoy  Your -patronage ii cordially invited, and  r*M order* will be promptly delivered.  NOTIOB,  I bofl lo inform ihe puhlio thnt  on and after Jnnunry lei, 1004, my  biisjiif-i-* will be strictly cash, by ho  doing-1 can give my Patrons bottor  satisfaction.  T. H. CAREY, rAiw>B,  J. McPhee&Son  pi*.arurcr<m  FOR  SALE  About fl acre,* of OKBKN OATS ai'  Comox.���������Apply, G, G, Macdunald  Elk Hotel, Comox.  HOLY THIN It V OHUKCH  SERVICES.  Holy Communion every Sunday nt 8 pm,  ���������firn Sunday in the month, 11 am.,  Morninj" service, hum Sunday,  School, 3.jo p.m.; Evening service,  7 pm.; Choir Practice every Friday  al 7,30 p.m.  r\ (j. Christmas, Pastor.  ^AIr^^KJWncipjl_.ofi_\rH,nc^u-  v-*r Model School, js visiting hi*  brothef-iu?laW', Principal Bemnett.  -"���������* ���������-  An exhibition- of wrestling and  boxing under the: auspices-:i'*f the  Athletic Club takes.place- iu Xlum  berland Hall, "August 2nd.  A son was born to Mr and 'Mrs  T. Richards last week.  Misses Short have gone on n  month's visit to V&nconver and  Mission.  G. R. Robpon of H.B. Co,, Vic  tori;!, and John G. Allen were a I  the Union last week.  Honest Value for every dollar ie  what you gei atthe Corner Slore.  Miss Elmo Smith of Nanaimo is  visiting th*-) Misses Dowdall at their  summer cottage on Roy's beach.  Don't fail to go to tbe Great  Summer Clearance Sale at the Big  Siore    Pi ices away down.  A. Dick, Mine Inspector, made  his usuhI official   visit  last  week.  Mis-en Mario and Beatrice Gau-  din of Victoria are visiting their  eisler. Mrs Harvey, ot Comox.  The Annual Summer Clearance  Sale at tho Big Store commences  next Saturday. Bargains in all  departments.  While wrestling with a friend in  the New England, on Thursday  last. Andrew Gib-on had the m1w  fortune to full and break a hone in  hi* leg. The injured man is an  inmnt* at the hospital, pending his  recovery.  Mrs T. Whyto and son, and Miss  MoNiven, roturned home on Wed  nesday from a visit to relatives and  friond.s in Vuricouver and N..naimo  Tho DnnsmtHr party incluuln^  Mr nnd Mr* aid Mici.-w*. Duneinuir,  Mr and Mrs Little, with Lord  Monk Bretton aud others, were  passengers to Victoria en Friday,  Miss Dorothy Staples {appending  her vacn inn with Mrs nnd Misses  Tarbell at the boaoh. Mrs Collin  and family. Mr Grant and family,  Dr. nnd Mm Gflle������p{e, and Mrs  Mounce are also installed in their  summer oottagoB.  Telegraphic  News  Port Arthur, 18lh���������The Japs  since July lltb have landed 30,000  meu near Pinion Buy and escaped  tue entire fleet. Tho Russians uf  fered little resistance. A general  assault is exj ecied soon.  Tatche Kaio 18th--The Japanese are euffenng from hunger. 6 of  ihem came iu and sur.eudered to  Gen. Muschenkoff begging for some  thing to eat. They Say disease and  famine are every where in the Japanese army  Seattle, 18th���������Seattle shows a  tremendous sensation over its milk  supply. The situation is summon  ed thus:���������All dairies supplying  milk to Seattle are in a filthy condition. Judged fiom the lowest acceptable standard of purity, fully  two-thirds of the milk supply is  rotten. According to the Boston  Standard, Seattle ha-n't a drop of  milk tii, to, use.  Vancouver, 18ch-The S S.  Princess Victoria was entering the  harbor at noun on Sunday when  her bow was swung by tbe tide just  cpposiieProspectPoint. SLebump-  ed on the rocks juet where the Bea-  "vcr was sunk and then her stern  swung in damaging her propeller  buD she managed to reach the wharf  without trouble. She was held  here until tn-day when she left for  Victoria to go into the dry-dock,  she h;.d 13 feet of water in her noid  yesterday. 10 plaits were damaged  -and-13-fraaies������������������ must��������� be��������� renewedT"  Vicloria, 18;h���������The action of the  Centre Star Co.: against the Kuas-  iand miners union for damages for  the -loss sustained through the  strike of '01, was concluded ��������� Saturday afternoon, the Juiy returned.a  verdict sustaining the suit and as-  se-sihg damages against the Union  for $12,500.  Nanaimo, 18th���������-The announcement is mude that the Western Fuel  Co. will in future act nn agents for  the sale of the coal of Messrs R.  Dunsmuir & Sous and tbat the former company has already taken  ..ver the San Francisco offices of  ihe Jatter, This gives tlie Western  Fuel Co. control of the coal maiket  in San Francisco. Mr Dunsmuir  confirms this statement.  Tokio, 18th���������At 3 o'clock yesterday the heavy fog veiling their  movements, 2 Russian divisions  made an assault on the Japanese  at Mo Tien pass, Desperate fight-  fng ensued, the Japanese fought  stubbornly and drove the flus-ians  CASH STORE.  PRESERVING  JARS  Ask your Merchant for the  Crown-Fruit Jar, it has no equal.  The glai-s is twice as thick as the  Mason. We have the Crown and  Mason. The Mason is a cheap jar.  Come and compare the two jars.   .  We sell the jars as follows:���������  Mason-Pints.. $0 80 doz.  "       Quarts, 0 90   "  l*       Half Galiot*.....l 20   "  Crown���������Pints $1 00 doz.  **       Quarts   1 25   *'.  '���������       Haif Gallon....  1 40   "  Jelly Glasses  70c, doz.  T. E. BATE  DUNSMUIR AVE  <*9  Cumberland  off and pursued them  for  a   con--  f-iderable distance.  Aden.. Arabia, 18th ���������The British steamer Persia was forcibly detained in the Red Sea by a Russian  gunboat-which~tr^8feTTM"r6~Th*e���������  Persia a portion of the Japanese'  mail'eeized on the north German  6teamer Prinz Henrick., The gunboat confiscated 2.hags of the Pri. s  Henrick's mail destined for Nagasaki.  Tokio, 18th���������The Japadese tor-,  pedo boat destroyer   Haatori has  captured a  junk   conveying" mail-  from Port Arthur to Chefoo.    Letters dealing with  military and naval conditions at Port Arthur have  been seized.    Much  valuable in-,  formation was contained in the letters.    Thoso  which   did not deal  with military affairs have been for-  waided to St Pe ersburg,  Chicago, 18th���������All negotiations-  in the butchers strike have been  doclared off and tho strike will be.  carried on indefinitely.  It was reported last week that Mr  J. Andrews of Comox had been  killed by a tree falling across his  back while engaged in logging.  Th  truth is he is severely injured.  NAPIER  &  PARTRIDGE  BIG - SUMMER - SAME  IN Ml m-l'AUTMENI'S  FOE THBEE W-BBES  Commencing Saturday, July 9th,  T*HK following Linos must bo  -*- mn nlrnrl  nt U.ili.  1'pi'miy VMI11  cloar-'d out and  vvill   bo  markod nt Sale Prio������*f* regardless of co.������<! : ���������  Ladies Blouses, Straw Hats  & Bonnets, Summer Hosiery  and IJivlmmir, cSrc, &c.  For every Dollar Cash Pnrolmie (during our *������aIo) you get  ono chance in tho Drawing for a $115 Bioyoln or Sowing  Machine, Drawing will lake place July 30th at 9 p.m.  The, Departmental Gash Store,  DUNSMUIU AVJ$,  CUMBKftUNl), ���*
���By C. Tt. LEWIS
Copyright,'1903, by T. C. McC'ure
It was while the brig Daisy. Captain
Josiah names, master, lay at Tort au
Prince, after loading up. that a redheaded j-irl came aboard to secure passage to Boston. She had gone to the island from Salem two years before with
an American family as governess, but
had become tired of it and desired to
get back to the United States. The wife
of Captain Barnes was aboard, and his
crew numbered seven men. Ho had
also taken as passengers two American
sea captains whose vessels had been
shipwrecked among the West Indian
islands. If it hadn't been that one of
the captains offered to surrender his
stateroom to the redheaded girl and
(Bleep iu the main cabin on a shakedown she could not have taken passage
by the Daisy. Indeed it was a close
���shave at best, as Mrs. Barnes, who was
fat. forty and plain faced, looked her
over and said to her husband:
"Josiah. she's redheaded,, and that
-means that she's giddy and sassy."
"Yes; she's got red hair," replied tlie
captain, ''but I don't see nothin' giddy
nbout her. She looks as sober as any
gal with any colored hair, and that passage money will come in handy for us.
She'll probably be seasick clear up to
Boston light and not eat $2 worth of
"Well, we'll take her," said Mrs.
Barnes, with a doubtful shake of the
head, "but you see if it don't result in
a tornado, waterspout or calamity of
some kind. Redheaded girls are born
to make trouble." ;
A day later the Daisy weighed anchor and set out on her return voyage,
and the attitude of the redheaded girl
as she moved about was so demure that
the captain almost felt like patting her
on the head and speaking words of
sympathy   and   encouragement.     The
laughed and chatted and made eyes,
and Mrs. Barnes could not help but see
that her own captain, as well as the
two others, was more than interested.
She grew red in the face, and her blood
boiled, and as soon as the meal was finished and the girl had gone on deck, escorted by the two other captains, she
drew herself up before her liege lord
with folded arms and demanded:
"Josiah Barnes of Providence, what
did I toll you?"
"I dutmo," he absently replied.
"Don't lie to me, sir!   I told you that
Find New Health in the Use of Dr.
Williams' Pink Fills.
A few years ago Mrs. James R.
Stuart, ot* Thorold, Ont., who is well
known to most of the residents of
that town, found her health severely
shattered as the result of an attack
o( anaemia. As told practically in
her own words, Mrs. Stuart says:
"My blood   was   turned   almost   to
  ..   _ _._.    water; I suffered from nerve racking
redheaded girl was an impudent minx. ' headaches,   and   the   least   exertion
,.un my  words uute coaie true.    *-.<.��.   would cause my heart to palpitate so
brig sailed at O^cTock futhe monTlngV
and the girl passenger did not make
her appearance at the table at-noon.
Mrs. Barnes' motherly henrt forced her
to look into the stateroom and offer her
services, but at the same time she was
secretly glat*. to find the redheaded girl
in her berth and apparently suffering
the pangs of seasickness.
Something like a surprise party awaited the dame when supper time came
even made eyes at you across the table." ��
"I���1 didn't see 'em if she did."
"You saw 'em and almost blushed.
Josiah Barnes, that girl has got to stop
or she'll get a piece of my mind that
will make her red hair curl. I won't
stand by and see no such chit make
fools of three or four men who ought to
know better."
The captain's advice was for her to
go slow, and he was glad to get on deck
and out of reach of her tongue.. That
was the beginning of things. That
night the redheaded girl walked the
deck with a captain on each side of
Thenext day the "minx" got a. piece
of Mrs. Barnes' mind. It was a liberal
piece and ought to have brought her to
her knees, but it didn't. On the contrary, aftershe got fairly started the
redheaded girl got off three words to
the other's one and read hor a long and
severe lecture on minding her own business. In this lecture were included a
few observations on false teeth and
gray hairs, and when the battle was
over it was the motherly Mrs. Barnes
who, didn't know where she was at.
She tried to get even by calling her
husband into the cabin and telling him
what was' what and that she'd take
good care to see that everybody in
Providence heard of it, but his reply
"It's all nonsense in your say in' that
I've fallen in love with tliat girl, but
I'm tellin' you that redheaded women
are just the nicest things out, and I
don't care who hears me say so."
Inside of four days tlie redheaded
girl was flirting with everything and
everybody clear down to the cook, and
of course jealousy crept in. The three
captains hurled sarcastic remarks at
Mcli_atkex._and-the mate and carpenter
violently as to render me almost
breathless. I wasted away in flesh
nnd often was so weak that I could
not walk about. I was under the
care of a good doctor, but as I was
not getting better, 1 grow melan-1
choly and despondent, and felt I was
:becoming a hopeless invalid. At'this
stage I was advised to uso l)y, Williams''Pink Pills, and I began takiiif*"
' thein, thinking it would bo a. miracle
if they ever helped n.e. To my great
gratification- when I had been using
the pills less than a month I found
my health improving. I. used about a
dozen boxes in all, and found -myself
enjoying once more the blessing" of
i good health. 1 had been reduced to
almost a skeleton in appearance, and
while- taking- the pills gained over
twenty pounds ��� in weight. I gratefully recommend the pills to other
ailing women."
'* Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are the
greatest blood purifier and nervo
tonic known to medical science.
Through their, use pale cheeks are
made rosy, dull eyes made bright,
and thin wasted figures made plump.
Every dose makes new, rich red
blood tha't drives out disease ami
strengthens every organ in the body.
You can get these pills from any
dealer in medicine, or by mail, -postpaid, nt .*"(').cents a box of six boxes
foi- $2.50, by writing The Dr. Wil-
ligins'   Medicine   Co., Brockville, Ont.
Life Is a privilege.   Its youthful days
Shine will*  tlie   radiance   of   eoiulnuois
Mays. '���*'
To live, to breathe, to wondor and desire,
To feed with dreams the Uearfb perpetual
fire; .
To, thrill with virtuous passions and    to
glow     a- .
With great: ambitions, in one hour, to know
The deaths and '-heights of feeling; God in
truth, .-.���������. "
How beautiful, how beautiful is youth!
Ulfe Is a privilege,   Like some rare rose
The mvstevlos of the human mind unclosp.
What marvels lie in earth and air'and sen!
What stores of -aowledge wait our opening
Whnt sunny roads of happiness lead out
Beyond the realms of liu1ol--"o nnd doubt.
And what largo pleasures smile upon and
The busy avenues of usefulness!
Life Is a prlvllocre, Thoi'iih noontide "nfl'*a
And shadows fall along the winding glades,
Though joy blooms wither in the autumn
Yot the swept scent of sympathy Is tbere.
Pale sorrow leads us closer to our-Ulud,
And  In   the serious  hours of our  life we
Depths in the souls of men which lend new
And majesty to this brief span of earth.
Life Is a privilege. If some sad fate
S<*nrts us'alone, to seek the exit gn'to.
If men forsnlte us nnd as shadows fall,
Still does Die snpr'vne privlIco of all
f'ome in.that reaehlng upward of the soul
To find   the welcoming Presence    at    the
goal : '
And In tho knowledge that our feet have
Paths hnvo led from and must wind back
to God.
���Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
In London the daily average number of telegrams sent and received is
4.75,000; in New York it is 221,000;
in   Paris, 120,000.
In Germany, one man in 213 goes
to a university; in Scotland,, one in,
520: in the United States, one in
2,uOO; and in England, one in 5,000.
had a glare in their eyes and a. feeling
of revenge in their breasts. Mrs.
Barnes tried again and again to stem
the tide, but in vain, and at length she
took refuge in tears and predictions.
The Daisy sailed on and on, and the
flirtations went on and on, nnd as the
brig crept up the coast Mrs. Barnes
"fell it. in her bones" that Boston would
novor be reached. The'redheaded girl
had brought disorganization from cabin to bowsprit and almost taken command.
"You ,'est wait, Josiah Barnes���you
jest wait for Cape Cod," tlio captain's
wife grimly repeated a dozen times a
day, nnd Capo Cod was finally reached.
Then n gale sprang up, the big brig
lost hor foremast, and, though the rod-
liended girl sought her stateroom and
tho crew was loft free to battle *vith
the storm, the cral't was driven ashore   ...      ��� ,, ,      , ,       . .    ���    ��� ���
and became n total wreck,  Crew and   MllW(l's LllIlHteilt IS lised by PliySICiailS,
pnssongors were saved, and in duo tlmo
Rrtt n, constant headache? Ten chances
tt) ono tlio secret of your suffering is
that "'white man's burden," catarrh.
I-lore's a sentence from ono man's evidence for fir. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder; "One application gave ine instant,
relief, clnnred the nasal 'passages and
stopped the pain in my head." It's a
quick, safe and sure treatment, nnd it
lievor fnils to cure. For sale by all
���li'iiggists, 36
Dr. AgJ-ew.s Heart Cure is for heart,
stomach and nerves.
.The opposite to
is restlessness,
rest is not work-
You can hardly find a home
without its Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral. Parents know what
it does for children: breaks
up a cold in a single aight,
wards off bronchitis, prevents
pneumonia. Physicians advise parents to keep it on hand.
'"The bent conch medicine money e��n buy
If Atm'�� OharrrTMtoral. For tlie cou��h�� of
children BOtnlnk could pcilbly be better."
JA008 8HUL*,, Saratoga, Ind,
aewe, ai.oo.
AU druggUte.
J. 0. ATXK 00.,
Lowell,   Man,
Throat, Lungs
Ayer's Pills greatly aid the Cherry
Pectoral In breaking up a cold*
if you make n
thinn', you make
bad uso   of   a   Rood
it good for nothin-;',
Tin- ni'iuiiai'i'i* ontb wa mini) Tin* iw*i"
round. She waft (liltil-iiiif nf inn I'l up" n
nipuf !"a with her own hands nntl iiild-
J���>������ a ���"lice of dry km:-.! when 11)0 rod-
licjiiii'il |,i!'l suddenly n|ip"iii"i'il In the
fi.liiii fully dressed and luul'lnw iih perl
ai, 1 .-..stii.," us it' Ihe old l.ri;; rested In n
<in,,:;rld Instead nl' ell nil i! ir.,f up and
tk'-vn watery hills nf oxivoiiiiiv*; sleep-
iv   l,"
-:.,,, Inn. haven't .vou been j.-i>as,.h'lc!"
c: ��� 'l;,li',i",|   ihe I'i'.plalii',]  wire nf'l.T il
lull!.' Kllli'i'.
ill  rt,iir.,e ivn,    v. un un* 1  i'v,
.,    .    ...
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"I   li,.,-.'   nol.     Vi'lie.V HI'-'  the  ���;VI)(I(>-
i;'<*i? T'.'jy inu.-l hnve misled tin*. I'm
v.o j,*!;id n*i llie only ��irl aboard, ns 1
v. ill have ihi'in all lo myself,    Do ynu
I.M-lW     ||      OOtll    CilpUIIUh     It I'U     .I4.witv.-U
"\'t h, inii'nm; I Unow v/hat thoy tire,
nnd each one U the father of ul leant
'level! children," replied Mm llni'iio*,
���vllh-indt ������lupliiml.*, bolmj determined
t., i:*,"\. Si tl.e r.dh'.-.c,U'd girl itt lh" very
(ill Net.
"Well. Ihry tail (Hit Willi me fur it
tew 'Iny* jiiKt the ��.tmt\" hi.id the wtlrl
lift fhe Hiirv-'jTil I.et-Ki'ir In tho crnckeiJ
mirror Imuclim over tho tabl.?.
At itipficr tho rwHi^ndwl girl mrt'le
henclt  theiouiihly  "ut buuic."    she
Captain Humus npponrud nt the ofllc'c*
of the owners In Boston to tell how It
nil happened. He wns listened to until
lio had finished, nnd then the head of
the 11 wn handed lilm a letter that hud
btion received the tiny before.  It wns
from Martha, and it read:
I wnnt to report that tho Daisy !���
���r.nhoi'0 on Cupo Cod and iv total wrec'l,
and I wnnt. to report that a redheaded
Rill ami u lot ot fool mon ere tin* causo
el it.
'-���*  j
"Write Nnton to TIiuniNclvna,
"Acton* nro grout litinilu to write
'mtish' iiot'-H to themselves," ptiict' it
��lii��o iiiaiiii��'i!i", -'The loudlujf yountf
men, you ��(><�����tho horuon thnt mniTy
tho beautiful ulrJs���nro supposed to attract to the (bonier uiyrlnds of youiiH
women, They draw IiIk imy on this
account; tholi' frleudH lull- seriously of
the powerful," nlmoHt hypiioile, inilu-
oiicch thnt ihey oxei'l on roiii.uitlo fo-
males, This' power Is tho -"tool* In
lrude nf the iii'tiir who travel.* on hh*
hoaiity Insieail of on I list art, and ho
must always have lnnj*lblo proof of It.
Ku If I la' yniuiH; women don't come up
each inalt with n bunch of JiiilhonMc
iiiihIi miles, ho noon ti) It anyway that
lie -ji'cih mitsli ikiIi'h nil rliilil. IIo tiuici*
them so that thoy reach the thoator
durlipr rol.i'iii"-!;il. Tlio iniiim'jft*)' ovi'ry
iii'lowinoii brliiL's thoin In lilm���n half
do'/.oti pink and bluo and cream on-
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If,,     ';|1;'��l     t\,���l,i     Y.-IM.     ,,     .,,.!���!'���,,���       .'l.-^-d,
iliom, passes them around. Kvory ono
prolondH io bo aimiHod at their silly
cnniPiitu, bill Die mlmiii;' the aetor'u
back Is tiirnoil Iho murmur pnsnoH bnek
ii.td iuiiu. "'i.f.i'i.. f.V..-.;. 11 v.'j'vtj
lliom lilmsolf. Ho hpoikIh two bourn ft
day wrlthiK lilnn-olf iiiiihIi hoIoh,' To
toll tlio truth, this actor cots a numbor
of nutliontlc mauli notofi, but nobody
hollovon It, It J�� thought I hat ovory
note Ii tl frikP."���\ViiHliliit,'tnri 1'nst.
A Koiui.iiiio Wishl��� liitt-lo "Susie;
closini*' hei' eyos devoutly: "Kor what
I'm *j-oln(4' to receive the Lord make
me truly gi'iii'i'l'.il."
There never was and never will tie n
univei'Kiil iiiiiiacea, hi one rotnedy, tor ,all
111 h to which llosh in heir��� the very iih-
lure ol' many curatives ueiwr mich that
wore tho ��� tfentiH ol othor and dlffeiwHlv
won toil illHiiase rooted in the syBtem of
tin* niiUein���-what would relieve one ill
In turn would agjj-rt>v(lte t)H, other, Wn
have, however, in Quinine Wine, when
olii-itiimhlo In Hinit.il, iiiiiiilulterivleil slate,
n remedy lor many ..nil "���rievoiiH il Ih. H\
itH ui'i.dui.i and luilii'i.niH uho the frniluHi
ti,VHteiiin are led into conv.iloHuot.ee ...nl
hi reiiifth��� hy ihe inilui'iire whioh (.'.ilnlm'1
exerts on i.nturo'H own r��KU>nit|ven. I.
lem'.eh tlie iliinjuinu M|���}ri 1 ss of trviHO
wllli wl'ioit. .. eiii'.i.iii' Mtiile of nioi'ljlil
ili'Him.nli'iirv ..ml luck of IntereHt In llfi-
is ii .||mi.'hsi<, and hv ti'iiin|Ulll/lnu' tin-
tit'i'vi'H. (IIhii.ih.in .o Hound and reirestilrir
slei'ii���liiiimriii vluor to the action of the
hlond, M'hiclt, lieliiu' Ktlmi.luted. eout'He
ilu'oimli tin' 'veliiH, hi I'l'imtiii'iiliu* th<!
healthy- itniiinil I'l.iii.'tliniH of the Hywiem,
tlii'ii'li.v i��i it iv j it u* ni-tlvji'-v a iii'iii'KH.irv re-
hint,- Htreiiu'i lii'iilne the frame nni! ��ivlrm
I!I'i' in llie iliueHi Ive ortrniiH. wlii.'h niitti-
I'ullv ilciiui.nil Iih'i'i'M'.hI HiiliHtiiiii'u���ri'Hidt
lwi|iri��vcil aniii'iite, Niir(liro|i & Lyiiuin
uf Ton..tin, have ul\en In the public
their Suiii'iinr t'liliiliie Wlni- ut .ho iihim1
nn",    nnil,    n'liuni'il by ihe opinion.*   of
MI'li'ntlHlN, I 111"    Willi.    |t|l|tl'(llll'lll<H    hiMireNt,
|ii'i'i'ci'!iiiii     of    nny  iii  the  market,      ^*tU
iniuiriwi.s hkII  It,
'riic I'lillnwini!' siifi. is displayed in
(In' ���vliidt.'.v nl' a sniiill shop in ii
IViiii'-',vl\iiuiii \ illii(j;'i'--"l''(i|- sali'���S'C-
t.nd bund I'ui'iiii lire,  iclli, and |ci-."
Stomach -��� Scowls."-Rvor mile*,
Min pt��timn ond fnrrow'l" tlmt uteiil into
\Uo f.u'e ol tlie Miiiit'ier i.uiii iihuh.j >..n.,
��!��� ���,)���!:, i,v,il rli'-ot'lc ''.'ui.iwli ntlnii'iilH''
"tVntch the H.iiinhine hrnik in nun tne
llui'H vnntKl. when hr, Vmi Hiiu.'h .l'hn'-
nnt'le 'I'li^lctH are niveii n ehnnce to hI.ovv
their iKHver, .ono lndy. in writing of
their ellUiiey In lier ense, chIIh them
"A lienve.i-lmrtl henler,"   115 i'imtn.    liiO.
In it ml li-twt.,
First Stutk'iit A funny thln-j; Imp-
penod to in�� In elan* today. Horoml
Sttulont���The Idisn' Flint Stuilont���Yon.
Tho profoHuor cnHwl uio up, nnd then
' o called tne down.
Tin' Kxlri'ii.My of
of .'.vpcctiilioti,
Hope���Tin- t iptue
The Demon of all DUoo��o.��
Kldney ilisoit-ioa nro rltfhtly no-cnlle.l--
tnoy're ln-nxpla1nnt.lt-, ��iin.'cotintnl��lo mirt
lr.M<tl��us ft ic tlm fiini-ilon of the Idd-
lw,V��i 1u idler out all Jiii|iiiiltleH, If they
n-re elntj-Kwl Houtl. Anierirnln Kidney euro
\MU ititt Uu'in U. ilulu:, ...nl eh'fy ''*'','''IV'
mmr id no eiitn n visit nt ion nn dl��i��'t*��
*>r othpr lililriey eompUcAtlonr-. It if-
lirvit* In ��i* hour-.. *'"
A HiiHjsInn Is not cotiHidurcil uf age
until ho in luonly-Hix.
Llylng Ainonp Inf I'rl.n- Iiiu'es DPtrrlonifo
tlm Kvtit (Junlities of >len.
"It is a terrible business," wrote
Lord Elgin nearly fifty years ago,
"this living anions inferior races. I
have seldom, since 1 came to the
east, heard a sentence which was, reconcilable with the hypothesis that
Christianity had ever come into the
world. Detestation, contempt, fero-
.city, vengeance, whether Chinamen
or Indians be the object. There are
some three or four hundred servants
���in this house. When one first passes
by their salaaming one feels, a little
awkward. But the feeling soon wears
off, and one moves among them with
perfect, .indifference,, treating them,
not as dogs, because^ in that case
one Would-whistle to'thorn and pat
them, but as machines with which
one can have no community or sympathy." Yes, it is a terrible business. .And now, for many genera-
ber's of .our",fellow-countrymen have
. como back from co'ntact with "inferior races," bringing .with them contempt for tlto rights of. human beings
whom they deem. lo,wer than .themselves in the scale of humanity. And:
the poison has spread through all
ranks of society.
"What shall it profit n man if ho
shall gain tho wholo world, and lose
his own soul?" A nation, no loss
than a man, may ask the question.���
New Age, London, Eng.
'ilglllltld   MOI!OK.
Tho largest stone ever known to
have been cut in tlie history of the
world was taken from the famous
old quarry of CAiiglcith, Edinburgh.
It was excavated ih November, 1823,
at tho time of the National Monument on the Culton Hill was in
course of erection'. It was 180' foot in
length and its size wus equal to the
depth of the .quarry nt thnt time, It
averaged 20 feet in breadth, whllo
its weight was ropiiU'd.to bo 1"),UUU
tons. Tho stone' was longitudinal cut
from a stratum of very flno lima
rock. The greater portion of this
giant rock went toward tho erection
ol, tho 'monument on Colton Hill,
(leorgo IV. heard about this stone,
and requested that part of it should
bo 80nt to Buckingham Pnlitco for
uso in connect.ion with hoiiio extensions being then cnrrlod out thoro.
This was forwitrdi'd by boat from
(I run toil. Thu twolvo finished columns of tho National Monument woro
nil built of Craigloith stones, each
block weighing from 10 to .15 tons,
If one goes back to tho old World
runny gigantic stones nro found. Kor
instance, in tlio Temple of the Sun
nt Ihuilbo.5 there nro HtonoH 00 feet
long, 2d foot, thick, arid 10 broad,
each embracing 28,000 cubic foot.
"I.tjj-in '���( the. *"inrlil "
Mr, Ilolmnti Hunt, who Iiiib only
lately finished n replica of his "Light
of the World," which Is to tour tho
world, recently entered upon his H7lh
your. As a very young buy ho passed
into the o.illci' uf mi unci iuiioi'i',, ami
then wont into the city ollico'oi' a
MnnchcKior w.ii'ohouHonii.n. lie sat
by himself In n llttlo room looking
mit on (hive blank walls through a
window of ground glass, on which h����
drew llios, whoso wiiii'-n no doubt hn
I'ogardoil with oiixy. It is not without pathos that the liuppjoi'l memory of tliat tlmo of his life refers to
till.' Iliul.li ill, ilinii, "I., in.-, i,,,. -j.,, !.,.>
,-��� ���������'. ;. , v   ":i'i'     "'"'(,ii'"    ���,,    <Vi-     \<\V
llios, and waved his hniulkorehlof to
ditiporso ilium. When he was Hlxtoon
or Hovcntoon tho boy triumphed wo
far ns to persuade his father to lot
hhn timet ion tmin'itur for throe dnvH
it week. For tho untoward |onolitiof*n
of his onrly years Fato nu.do full
nmowl-* to th-*" paint or. IIo hnd tlio
luck to Hhnro his first ntudlo with
HosKuttl: and in that, baro room
nonr Fit/.roy st-imrn wan founded tho
Pro-Jinphnollfo Tlrotliorhootl.
lonp Tree*. *'
Sonp trees nre cultlvnted on * Irtrgs
icnlo in Algorin. Each troo boars from
DO to 220 pounds of fruit tbe siss of
i horso chestnut, which ylolds t io��p
free r.-om siluj Hue quall'les.    . __
Brush & Go--
The Morning After
a Heavy and ricH meal will
be unattended by discomfort
"or: sickness if, before going
4d^i$7yoTwiina��e    :   r~
Bold Everywhere.     In boxes 25 cents,
TESTIMONIAL from the Lnlo Slit SAM.
UEL DAKER, the famous I\'U�� Exploreri
"Newton Abbot, n-ivon. Ueur Sirs���1
hnvo .loluyod my tnituku as J wlshoii t��
to.��t the effect of lllitlr's Pills by a sulU-
citiiit Interval of thim.
"Kor tun years I had . suffered ac.it.ejjr
from Clout-mid llfo liiui lost itH attraction owiiiK to tlio uncertainly'of ..'lOultk'.
���.ml tho sudden vlhltattons of tlio enemy
which proHtriuoo t'.o for iiioiiths, or w.'*'*"!,
aoi'oi'(li..i( to tho' viruli'iii'o of the ivtlivcim,
"Illiilr'H Pills hnvfl rondcriMl n.�� Inin.enM
-.siwico, as 1 no ionKor fear an uttack of
"Kor the lost twenty months T hiivi,
been comparatively freo, as one or twt
R-icnptpil visltivtions have boon -limned*
jstrly -.tniv.pod out by the uanlBtunue ol
Blalr'a Pills,
"Truly vim-'** (Slunedl Sand, W. Tlaker.'-
i vmi"" Si.iih A ("a,',)j Mon weal und Toronto: Tho Hole nntfl- CriV, Wlnrili>-��*<j The
Martin, Bole & Wynne' Co., WlnnlpBR.
Fo =
VHUKTAni.l"   (uVHDKK,
AN1��   |i'M)Wl*ll   HAKDI'.N,
Hnnd io KKI'I II l\ OO; .1*111 Mu I ii Ml,, "Win-
lilpi'tf.   <)lill*l'i|jlic in. ii)i)illil.Hi*i,
"Duly onco ha\o I, Hpoluui cross'ly
to my wife," mild n mini In an iiui-
uiiilo friend, "Intlootl!" replied Hie
hitter, In hoiiio Hiirpt'lHo. ."Von," h^I-I
the llrst , spcu Imt, rut hor nni|.|;"tioiis-
ly,  "unco Whs .pille I'lioilffh for ino!"
Kosv,iiK.\-irrv (^iiloimon
If yon   want    to-koop   youi;, little
ones cuss, hoi.I'l,v aud lull ol' life u'iv
litem  'Unity's Own TiiI.IoIh    Iho   nio-
inenl   lle-,\   show   j.iKiih of lioiuy,' o.|. of
' oi'dor   In   niu-   wnv.    This   medicine
Ictii'oH nil iii.'his nf stoinnch ninl linwel
U'oiihles,    iiri'uKs   up  coins,    pu'W.i..-.
icriinp, ilosiroys WMi'iiih,  nll,i,\s  tectn-
i in;;   irvit.itioti,   and   gives   tl..' little
i otii'H sound, nu I ura I sloop,     N'o child
nlijocls   in   tnklnu" the   tulil ts,   und
jllio I.uii.tot'  lli.s ii  Ht'0'"Uvv*   ��iui��  iiu,.
cniitniii   no   ophite or hui'ini'iil drtij*;,
| No    othor   tiiedi'.'ino   for    lllile oiioh
' o-lvos   this   ���jinifaiitoo,      Mrs,     (ie,��,
('ampholl,  KlllnriH-y,, Mun,,  who Ims
Iind   much  oxporleiice,   hu.vh:���"I   find
Innl.y'H Own Tiibli'lH it  fine mo.liohto
! for children. They arc- prompt  in i"-
llovlnof tittle* IHs and ffenUo In thoir
notion,"     All  medicine   do..lets     k>>iI
thoso TnlilotH, or you can got   tlwm
hy tunil n1   2o cents tt  l.ox l.y  writ-
li.tf Tho Dr.  WilllaniH Medicine  Co.,
-1 iii  Q+C>*<^'0+<>*^r+0(>^^������0'*<y9,O������(,  I Ij\ LOVE  j    and WASR  ��������� *  9   TBy Kate M. Cteary  6-**o������0'  Copyright, 1903,byT. C. McClurt  ���������0^0*0^,00,0-'M0',"0,������0������0������'(  Doris was singing as she came flying  down tbe wide stairway and out into  the warm brilliancy of the young day,  for it was midsummer, the time of  roses, of fragrance,. of romance.  And Doris seemed tbe veritable spirit  of it all���������at least so thought tbe young  fellow watching ber from his seat under the great elm. But it was not till  6be was quite close to bim that sbe was  aware of his presence. The gay little  chanson sbe had been lilting ceased,  and tbe pretty, startled color deepened  in her soft cheeks.  "Bon jour!" she cried blithely and  paused in her Atalanta-like flight  "Mercy I What a morning to be poring  over a book! Why, instead you  should"���������  "I know!" He had risen and was  towering before ber, straight aud stately, a man with an air that was more  tbat of a soldier than a student. "You  think I should prefer to cultivate Dame  Nature."  There was a quizzical flicker in tbe  gray, black lashed, black browed eyes  that met her accusing gaze.  "If you will put down that book you  may walk with me'as far as the abodo  of Mrs. Melinda Parsons, who is expecting me this morning to write her  monthly. letter to her sou in the Philippines."  "The permission is tempting," confessed John Jardine, "but there is Fred-  die"-  "Ob, if you prefer Freddie's society  to mine!" The little chin with the dim-  pie wont up in the air.  "But I'm paid to teach your brother, Miss Ware," be hastened to explain. ���������  V-    ,  "And not to accompany tne. I quite  understand," And then, with much  dignity of demeanor, "Good morning,  Mr. Jardine." "  . "Good morning," he replied ruefully.  But tbe quizzical smile was dancing  -���������aKain_in_hls^hand|���������q*^eV������yes "as Miss  Ware Hashed open ber parasol, whisked  up the skirts of her embroidered ba-j  tiste and turned loftily away; ouly to !  pause when sheVhad taken a few steps '  and look back over her shoulder with  eyos full of infinite reproach. I  "There's that dog at Brown's, and��������� I  li-r* might bite.   And���������and it's hard to  get   over   the   pasture   stile ���������alone. !  And"--a   pitiful  quiver  in  her  voice j  clinched the sincerity of her assertions  ���������"t ft in afraid of snakes���������and there  n>ay bo snakes.   Freddie saw* one last  summer."  Thoro was no questioning the tri-  iimphniit truth of the flintl declaration.  Nor was refusal longer possible. Conquered, John Jardine found himself  walking along the avenue, adjusting  his long stride to the gait of Miss Doris  Ware, wbo, now that sho had hor own  way In persuading the most stubborn  individual with whom she had ovor  come In contact, wax radiant and bub-  , Wing over with murrliiioiit.  Slnt'o nix mouths before thoir nc-  (|uaintniv:o began the llttlo flirt, belle,  beauty nnd heiress had vainly tried all1  hor graces and fascinations on, the serious and stately Instructor of her boisterous young,brother, It hnd seemed  so natural Nlncosho was a schoolf-Jrl In  short ilrossos to hnvo ndmli-ori- by tho  dozen Ihat tho dHIlculty she experienced qf bringing Jardine to hor feet  piqued lier aud mado hor more than  over determined, to uinlc^'Iilm cnpltu-  late. Who would have .fflMwl bor pan-  ay purple eyos very m(|V'Yhdeoi". and  hnvo bop^'{;bonostly:.''ah1it'^tl had. any  ono acdwiiHl hor of being heartless,  Bho w-iitMnvo said that no ono meant  to bo RoWMii. .Anyhow, all Unow-for  Jt was an open nocrot���������tlmt nho waa not  fico. Hor marriage luttl boon iirriinRotl  ���������oh, u������"H nffo-~bj- pnrouts and lawyers  nntl solicitors nntl tlmt kind of pooplo,  It wr.s purely n marriage of convenience. But It appoait'll to bo vory convenient Indood, nnd quito sr-tlsfnctory  nil a roil ml  florae day, whon she wns old, rory  old - porlinpB twenty-four or there-  nbont-Lord Lesaington would como  sailing over tlio sen and wed hop and  ben*- lior back ovor tlio billow to a mas-  nUkont historic old bomo in Sum-ex,  nnd sho would bo n gront lady nnd load  n Kootl nntl bonutiful llfo and bo happy  forovor nnd ever- Whioh n������ hor heart  lm.1 never boon tnnohod. nnd slio wns  only n wild nnd winsome llttlo mnldon.  seemed quito right and nnturnJ.  Only of Into sho hnd begun to won-  dor why hor eyes would droop whan  fuiddnnly   en emm tori ������������������<*���������   thnao   r������f   tho  man .hostdo whom sho now wnlketl,  rattling on In light, Inconsequent fash-  Ion, She wns furious whon-sho found  her cheeks grow burning hot nt the moment of n ehnnoo meeting, Whnt win*  lio to hor thnt hor honrt hnd como to  bont moro quickly when In his pros-  woo? Defiantly sin* Hiimmnncd nil her  bright audacity to conceal thin strange  now unrest.  Homeward bound nn hour Inter, thoy  .! secured their mail at the village.   In  the green gloom, gold pierced^ of the  ��������� forest pathway the girl sat down to  . read her letters.   Leaning against a  tree, grave and silent, Jardine stood  watching her.  "Oh!" she cried out suddenly and  turned very pale. "He is coming! His  lawyer writes lie is coming. Oh, I  didn't think he'd come for years and  years!" There was downright dread  in the eyes that looked piteously up at  ber companion. "Lord Lessington is  coming."  He   nodded.     "You've   never   seen  hlra?" be asked.    "He is old.  I suppose, and ugly and altogether detestable!"  "No. Oh, no. It was all arranged.  But they say he is young and good.  He is very rich, of course. I didn't  ftink I'd mind���������and now*." Sh>- rose  trembling. The tears brimmed over  and ran down the cheeks from which  the rose bloom bad faded. "He will  be here today, and I���������soon I will have  to marry him."  "You poor little thing!" The compassion in his voice thrilled her���������that  and something more. "Don't you know  ���������you do know, my darling���������tbat you  are going to marry me."  Then he had her in his arms and  was holding her close in their strong ,  and sheltering embrace.  For an instant or two she did not resist. The sweet shock of it all, the  sense of being protected, more than all  the ecstatic knowledge of her own  heart, overwhelmed her. His kisses  were on her cheeks, ber lips, and his  passionate words in ber ears.  "No, no!" sbe cried and drew away.  "It isn't right! I must marry Lord  Lessington. It was all arranged long  ago. I never objected. I didn't know"��������� t  "That���������no, I shan't touch you again  unless you come to me.- You didn't  know that you were going to fall in  love with me!" ��������� I  Her color came back witb a rush.        j  "Is this," she faltered ��������� "is this ���������  love?" '  He laughed, a low, contented, joyous  laugh. \.  "I will answer tbat ouly with you in  my arms.   Come!"  She hesitated. Aware of a bewildering sense of happiness, she still hesitated. But his eyes compelled her. She  took 'a stepV forward, and aga.in;vbis  arms infolded heiv It was -*\-itbVdVead  of the battle to be possessing her-that  Doris Ware heard thg first dinner bell  ^tha'trwening.���������-But*r|*g;as-a-determined-  young lady who, Uel|i^W head high and  went down the;stairway. to meet tlie  English nobleman whom it had been  decided should make her his'���������>wife.  Would her always indulgent father be  furious to learn she was to marry a  penniless tutor? "Would hoi;weak, ant '  bitlous mother weep and protest? What  matter? She would have him whom  she loved���������loved���������loved.  "Go in!" " Her parents, standing at  the foot of the stairs, kissed her. "Go  in, nind God bless you both! He ia  waiting.   Go to him!"  Then the slender figure, all in snowy  draperies of clinging lace, was walking  up the room.  "I am sorry to have to toll you, Lord  Lessington"��������� she began, but. the words  she would have spoken wero.',' never  said.  ��������� The tall, handsome man Jn evening  dress'had her held tightly to bis heart,  and the arms that closed around her  wore those that had keen hor refuge  that morning In the forest.  "John," she whispered.   "John!"  "Codrle John Jiirdlne Dyncly, Lord  Lessington!" ho corrected her.. "Beloved, I've won you! I've served for  you. If not as long as Jacob served for  Knchol, as faithfully. It's fair-all's  fair, sweetheart, in Jovo and war!"  AbNei.ti.il.i.loil AloniniMon,  ��������� Professor Thooilqr Mommseji, tho  groat German historian, was vory nb-  sontmludo-J, Ono day ho was engaged  In his study In profound rosea relies  and failed to notice tho presence of his  soi'vnnl, who announced that his lunch  whs ready. The servant asked If ho  'might bring the courses to tho professor nnd, receiving no reply, laid tho  tnblo near the writing desk. Uotnnilng  ton minutes Intor with somo fish, tho  nioiilnl found tho soup untouched,  Thinking It too good to spoil, ho sat  down and flu lulled fiotip and Ash unobserved of tho professor. Tho remaining courses suffered a -similar fa to,  About nn hour later Mommson looked  up from his work and proceeded to tho  kitchen to ask why luncheon hnd not  boon served. "But the professor hnd  hia luncheon nn hour ago!" expostulated tho servant. "Dear mo," said tho  historian, "how coukl I bo so forgetful!" nnd roturned peaceably to bis  ���������"���������ml"-*,   whoro   he   ertntlnuod   wnrWInf!  through tho nfternnnn.  tioned by Hindooism, the passage in  the Vedas supporting it being a willful  mistranslation. But no previous governor had the courage to violate the  British tradition of religious toleration. Lord William"Bentiuck also suppressed thuggism, which made strangling a religious rite to the goddess  Kali.'      -       '/'. ��������� ;     ;��������� ;   ���������  St. Fngam's  CnHtle.  St. Fagan's castle in south Wales is  named, like the parish in which it is  situated, after one of the earliest missionaries to this island. According to  the Venerable Bede, St. 'Pagan was  sent to Britain by Pope Eleutherius in  the second century. Fox in his "Acts  and Monuments" records the settling  down in that part of Wales of a band  of teachers and preachers known as  Fagan's. The castle is a picturesque  mansion, with high gables, built within the walls of a castle erected in the  twelfth century by Sir Peter, de. Vole.  The parish is noted as being the scene  of a fierce battle in 104S between the  parliamentary forces under Horton and  the Welslv royalists, the latter being defeated, leaving I.fiOO killed ou the field  and 3,000 prisoners in tbe hands of the  enemy.  ,1   -   .     ���������.. .  Mr. nnd Mm. Neville Lytton,  It rarely happens, says The Sketch,  that the descendants of two famous  authors meet and marry. This, however, was the pleasant fate of Mr.  and Mrs. Neville Lytton. Lord Lyt-  ton's youngctst brother is, of course, I  tho grandson of the great Bulwer j  I..yt?ton, whose fame in English let- '  tors is now enjoying a revival, while '  his young wife> was Miss Judith [  Blunt, tho daughter of Mr. Wilfrid  and Lady Anne Blunt, and a descendant through her mother of the  great Lord Byron. The marriage of  Mr. and Mrs. Neville Lytton was a  great romance, and excited keen interest, both in this country and in  Egypt, where the youthful bride was  well known. Mr. Lytton was, at tlie  time he, became a benedict, only  just twenty. He and Mrs." Neville  Lytton, who is her distinguished  parents' only child, live in a quaint,  old-world place, Rake Mill, in Surrey. They are both devoted to outdoor life, Mrs. Lytton being, perhaps, one of the best horsewomen in  the kingdom. She also has a great  love of flowers and of gardening.  ,A I It tie Late.  Lawrence the artist, was a very  slow worker. Over his portrait of  -Lady--Mex8orough--and-her-c)iild���������he-  took an unconscionable time. Promise after promise was made, and at,  last Lord Mexborough insisted on  fulfillment'.  "Woll." said Lawrence, "if Lady  Mexborough will kindly brine: '". tho  baby once moro 1  will reallv finish,"  "Well, Sir Thomas," answeredVtho  patron, "my wife will bo happxi'-'to  give you - another sitting whenever  you like, but tho baby's in itho  guards!''���������London Teletfrianh.  Cllm'tiiij!*- n Coeoumit Tree.  Coeoanuts,., when ripe fall to the  ground nnd when necessary are plucked by men who climb up. It sometimes  makes one's blood run cold to soo tliem  run up the trees like moonkeys. Two  ways are practiced for mounting the  trunk. In the case of a small tree, or  I at an odd moment, the man walks up  the trunk, keeping his foot flat against  It and throwing his weight back from  it as much as possible, retaining his  po.*ftlon at tho saino time by tho tension of his arms, The other and safer  plan is to pass a loop of cord around  tho foot, which aro thus kept close together, nnd grasp tho trunk of the tree,  the arms In tho menntlnio assisting  tho climber, who moves upward in a  series of jumps.   KxImIiin nu.l Alcohol,    '"  "By tho way,., speaking of raisins,"  snid a California grower, "did you ovor  know thnt thoy nro a groat help to sobriety? No; I do not moan that thoy  will curo ono of a taste for alcoholic  stimulants, but that thoy will enable  ono to koop sober ovon when drlukliifj  to a considerable extent. Tho raisins  nbsorb nlcohol, and so, no matter, how  much ono drinks, If ho will oat raisins  continually, not less than throe or four  to each, glass of boor, for example, thoy  will prevent Iho nlcohol from bolu*",  taken up in tho blood and thus pro-  Borvo a utate of sobrleta'."  AUTHOR AND MORALIST  APOSTLE   OF    PERSEVERANCE   AND  FRUIT OF HIS RIPE EXPERIENCE.  Tlio Il������rimroim **���������������������������������������<>,  Suttee, or the practice of Immolating  widows on their husband's funornl  rirroH tn India, wns first iitlaoko.1 by  tho British government in 1820. It wns  on Dec. 4 of that yenr that Lord William Bentlek carried a ret-nluUon1 In  council by which nil who nbottod nut-  too wero declared guilty of "cnlpnblo  homicide." In tlio year 1817 700 widows were burned nJlvo In Bengal alone,  hut since the paaalms of tho not the  practice has entirely died out. Huttoo  was really n primitive lite, a survival  from barbarous times, and not sane-  Newton's A������onrncy,  Nowton's law of gravitation, which  states thnt two bodies attract onch othor with n force inversely proportional  to tho square of Iho dlslanco between  thorn, wns mado tho uubjoct of an ox>  bnustlvo Investigation by Professor  Brown of Ilaverford college Ills calculations show Nowton's laws to represent tho motion of our moon to within  Uie -jlio-iniiiioiiui p.ul oi i put Lc.it,  and lie ululca llnd no other physical  law has ever bee.f expressed with any*  thing llko tho precision of tho slmpls  ���������tatoment of this one.���������London Globe.  FreHWMl Kor Time,  Judgo Knott-Why did you rob this  mnn In broad daylight? l-rlsonor���������I  couldn't help It, .your honor, I had at������  ongagemont ovory night that wook,  \ nrufn������-t Sitronlt-r.  "Mr. Olndboy hnn such a ploannnt  oiiio! I think he muut hnvo a -*<ry  iweot temper."  ������������������tlni-m! Probably bli wlf������ hasl"-  .in-oklyn Life.  A F������������r Boy trite by Dlligane* am* Self-  Dvmfal Bet-am* Wealthy, Vatuaus aad  BvftpectabU-n.Tha Stimulat Kiom With-  in-'-Geniui, It U Fatienc*"���������Ths Ob-  tcara Great Men.  Samuel Smiles, the celebrated author and moralist, who died recently, was one of those men who do as  much good in the world as many  geniuses; Almost invariably a genius is a specialist. He may be an  astronomer, a poet, a soldier, \yhat  not, but except in rare cases he is  one of them only. We call Herschcl  a genius, for example, but what influence on reader and writer has ho  had? Any inspiration that has  flowed from the heroic career of  Herschcl, into the lives of those of  us who are not astonomcrs, has been  by reason not of his achievements,  but of his struggles. To understand  his discoveries one must be an astronomer, but to be encouraged by  his gallant battle with circumstances  one needs only be a reader of Samuel  Smiles. lie had the Boswellian virtue of appreciating greatness, and the  most celebrated of his books teem  with helpful illustrations, snatched  from tho lives of a hundred men. Of  course, in "Self-Help," "Duty/: and  "Character" Mr. Smiles is not seen  as a great biographer. He is a teacher, a preacher, who finds his text in  the careers of the great. This is  what is meant by saying that Mr.  Smiles may have done more good  than many of the geniuses he speaks  about. They supplied the fact. He  was the middleman from whom thousands obtained it.  smiles' Kui-ly Struggla*.  The Apostle of Perseverance, as he  has been catted, gave the world "Self-  Help" as the fruit-of his ripe experience. He was a poor boy, who, by  diligence and self-denial, became  wealthy, famous and respected. Ho  was a success, in fact. Born in Hud-  dington, Scotland,in 1812, his early  outlook was clouded when he was 18  by thc death of his father. His mother was left to bring up eleven children as best she could. She struggled  bravely on, and was able to send  Samuel _ to Edinburgh University,  where he received a good education.  The young man, who, as a boy, had  -resolved���������to-become-a-doc-tor-,���������had-  never lost sight of this resolve, even  when circumstances seemed to place  its consummation beyond the bounds  of possibility, began to study medicine, livinp- with a frugality which  to-day would seem downright poverty. His ambition was realized in due  course, and for six years Samuel  Smiles, M.D., practiced his profession. Seeing an even more congenial  occupation in journalism, ho (abandoned medicine and ho'camo editor  of Tho Leeds Times. While holding  this position ho was offered an even  more lucrative post with, the Leeds  and Thii'sk Railway, and this ho accepted,-holding it until he took his  last position, that of secretary of  tho Southeastern Railway, This ho  held from 1854 to 18(36. TJo resigned  it after his fame as nn author had  been well established, and after ho  had acquired a considerable fortune.  Tha 'Stimuli.* Irom  Within.  "Solf-Holp," tho most famous of  Dr. Smile*' works, was published at  his own expense, though it is* snid to  havo mado tho fortunes of others. lie  wrote nearly a sc.oro of hooks, but  it is as the author of "Sclf-ITclp"  that ho holds a place, in English literature. Tho idea of tho book, tlv)  great point which Smiles wishes to  emphasize, as far as it, can ho summed up in a sentence, Is this: If a  man is to amount to anything in tho  world, tho stimulus must' como from  within, for unless it does, laws, institutions, friends, and schools avail  nothing. As it hits boon well expressed, "tho utmost that anything  external to ourselves can do is to  Hive us freedom to think and act."  This is a thought which, coined in  whnt ovor words yon will, has i\ true  ring about it, Smilon comes bnck to  strike this keynote a score of times  In his noted book, and In one place  presents tho Idea in thoso words: "H  In ovory day becoming mora clearly  understood that the function of r/ov-  ���������rnmont Is negative and restrictive,  bolng resolved principally Into tho  protection of lifo, llhorty nnd property. There is no power of law that  can mnltn the idlo mnn industrious,  tho shiftless man provident, or tlio  drunken' sober; though every Individual enn bo each unci all of theso  If ho will hy tho exorcise 0f his own  froo powers of action and HoU-de-  nlal."  "a������niM������, rt, r* ratiflt.pt,'-  This la what "Stdf-llolp" endeavors  to    provo,   and    tho   evidence    Mr,  ."silliit'M jJ.Ht. 4|| Ik Jllubt il.U'U'M.lig  and lii.'itrurtiv..'. IVa, whsn::,o., mv  some of tho world's mowt famous  mon. Thoir wlso sayings and thoss  fragments of their lives which inspired thorn woro novor put to better  uw> thnn hv l������r. Smile*- TIh-v lend  to tho hook Its perennial charm, nnd  are as IntoroNting to newspaper renders In tho twentieth century its to  pooplo dend and gono, goitonttlons  ago, .Speaking of genius, we hnvo  th������ authority of one of tlio greatest  thinkers of nil lime���������Sir lnnne Kew-  Ion--Unit it In an i.ili.iiio cipacity  for tnl-inr- pain**. n������ Carlyle put It.  Ni.'.vton hhIiI: "If 1 lu.'.c done tho  public nny service, It Ih duo to industry and patient thi-'u-ht." Sny*. l*uf-  fon,  tho famous naturalist, "tletiius,  it is patience." Sir Joshua Reynolds  was convinced that by patience a  man might become an eminent artist. He added: "Whoever is resolved  to excel in painting, or indeed in  any other art, must bring all his  mind to bear upon that, one object,  from the moment that ho rises till ho  goes to bed."  Th������ Obxonrtt- Great Han.  Through the pages we get glimpses  of little known great men, such as  "a manufacturer of pots, named  Wedgwood." as the inventor of tin*  famous china described himself; of  '-"!,.vmnn tho artist, and his devoted wife; of Re' ert Dick, the Scott"-"*  baker, who' was perhaps' the greatest  geologist of his day. Smiles loved to  tell the story of some forgotten,  great man, of some fine business genius as great in his way as a poet  whoso fortune it is to bo known,  while the other remains a hidden  force to the end of his days. We hear  of the tremendous labors of men like  Palmorston and Derby. Russell and,  Disraeli, Gladstone and Bulwer, al*  V3-hour-a-day men. Harking back  again to the old text, wo have  Deaconsficld's famous saying: "We  put too much faith in systems and  too little in men." One cannot read  "Self-Help" without feeling that tho  author has proved his case, and that  "Heaven helps those who iieip tiw���������r  selves." All truth is not contained  in the book, to be sure, but at least  it teaches a great lesson, and tho  world is better because, it was written.  PAWKY HUMOR.  Soma   Storie*   About   the   Sr< tx   by   Sir  Archibald Geikle.  Sir Archibald Geikie has just published ,his Reminiscences���������a volume  full of stories'.about, the Scots. Here  are soma; of them:  . "Weel, Tarn, are ye gaun hame wi'  your wark?" was the invariable  greeting of a doctor to a tailor of  his acquaintance, when he met him  carrying a bundle. Onco the tailor  saw the doctor walking in a funeral procession. "Weel, doctor, are ye  gaun hame wi* your 'wark?" he asked.  ��������� Descanting' on the changes in life'  and" work brought about by time, a  farmer said:  "When- I was young, I used to  think my father hadna wuckle sense,,  but my sons look on mysel' as a  born eediot."  At a funeral in Glasgow, a stranger who had taken his seat in one of  -the���������mourning���������coaches���������ex-eited���������t-he���������  curiosity of the three other occupants, one of whom at last asked  him:  "Ye'll be a brithcr o' the corp?"  "No, I'm no a brithcr ,o* the.  corp."  "Weel, then, ye'll be his cousin?'"   ,  "No, I'm no that!"  "Then ye'll be at least a frien' o''  the corp?"  "No that cither.   To toll thc truth"  I've no been weel mysel', and as my  doctor has ordered me some carriage-  exercise,   I thocht   this wad bo the  j cheapest way to tak' it." '  He tells, for instance, of tho  Highlander who had been to Glasgow and seen that wonderful invention, tho telegra; h:  "What is it like?" his neighbor asked him. "If I trod on ma collie  dog's tail in Oban," said Jock,  "and it squeaked in Tombormory,  that wad do a telegraph."  Then there is the story of tho  blacksmith who said to his minister:  "Ah, sir, if yo was anco richt  drunk, yo wadna want ever to Lo  sober again,"  Old Kngluml UlmiypourlBc,  Tit by bitf, pnya tho London cor-  ivppiindent of The Yorkshire Tost,  thu historic old houses in Holborn  are disappearing, l-'urnivara Inn had  to lie.demolished a fow years ago to  iiuike way lor tho gigantic buildings  of the I'l'tidentinl Assurance Company. For months thero havo been  i"iiMoi'H that the lUnck Bull���������tho  famous houso of tho coaching days,  and once the .favorite resort of Mrs.  Gump and Mrs, Prig���������would soon  give way to business promises. Tha  expect at Ion is now about to he  real iced, Up to a few years ago ths  I'.lack Bull still preserved In tho  courtyard the old-fn������!������ioaed galleries  which woro so familiar a feat uro in  coaching inns. But for a generation  itw chief fa ino has rusted upon Its a������-  sochulon with Dickons. In tho back  parlor you may still be told that  you aro seated in a room much frequented by tho great novollst.  Whether that bo truo or not, ho certainly know tho old plnco woll, "A  little dull, but not so bad as might  ho," xvns Mrs, Gamp's description of  it, "I'm glad to ������oo pnrapldges In  ciiho of flro, and lots of roof nnd  chiniley pots to walk upon."    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ANDERSON,    -      - -       MGK  The columaa oi The Nkwr are op*������'������ to all  wh'> wish to ������*x**r'*8f* therein viuws o mai������  ter-j uf public mitre**..  While we do aot hold ourselves re " insi-  ble for the utterances ui correu-jOudeiUv-, we  eserve   the rgtit   of   deoliaiag  to  iuser  o.inuuuii*ations unneoeBaa.rU'y personal.  !������  ooooo ooooooooooooor j  TUESDAY, JULY 19 1904.  Telegraphic   News  _ o������������������  London, 13th���������The Morning  PoBt'a Shanghai correspondent eays  that the Japanese casualt es Inland mines at Port Arthur on Sin  ,. day are reported to be .28,000 killed.  Many other other special despatches  mention a Japanese disaster at  Port Arthur.  St Petersburg,   13th   A dc-patch  from a Russian  correal onden    at  Mukden dated July 12th says ac  s cording to a report received here  the Japanese   attacked   positions  north oi Port Arthur last night and  were repulsed with ei-oroious lusse?  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Subscription, $2-00 P*r an  Dunsmuir Ave.,  Cumberland, B.C  Office Hours :_8a.m. till 5 P-nM Saturdays, 8 to 12. 1 ST WIFEl  ��������� ������ ���������  A  NOVEL.  -'��������� ��������� ���������  BY MRS. H. LOVETT CAMERON,  A������tbw et **��������� W������rtk Winnlnf.M Etc.  CHAPTER XXXI.  I was* back again in Eussell  Square at Aunt Stilina's. Uncle Carr  Bat behind mo, as usual, grumbling  o over some defect in last night's dinner und ejaculating at intervals the  names of some ol" his favorite dishes.  Aunt Selina bustled about the room  in her rustling silk dress, with her  gauze cap-ribb*ns fluttering behind  her. I stood at my old placo by the  window, and looked out across the  Squaro gardens. Save for the fact.  that its stunted trees and shrubs  were no longer bare, but were now  thickly covered with dusty foliage,  V it might well be that1 the past eight  months had never been, and that I  was still the sad, friendless girl who  had wearily paced the dirty London  streets day after day, only last November, seeking hopelessly for that  hard and diflicult thing to discover���������-  employment for a poor gentlewoman.  Indeed, it was sometimes diflicult to  imagine that the past was not, all a  dream; that thc whole of my life at  . Kaneton Scars, with all its numberless terrors���������poor Ellinor's sad , lifo  and sadder doath, the return of Mark  Thistleby into my existence, and the  final clearing away of all that had  divided .us from each other���������that all  ���������. this had really taken place, and was  not a delusive dream of my imagination. I looked down instinctively  at my left hand, and there was the  glittering hoop of diamonds which  my'lover had placed upon my linger  as we parted, and I saw in. it the  glad confirmation of all my happiness; for Mark had gone abroad to  bring Bella home. It was better, for  all reasons, that we should be parted for a little while. Bella would  come home with him, and I should go  to her either in London or at Sea-  cliff; and meanwhile I am at Aunt   Sc-lina-'s-. ���������������������������. V - ; -������������������������������������'���������-���������  "Am I to understand, Freda," says  that lady to mc, stopping short in  her task of moving all the chairs in  the room into their stereotyped corners-���������"am I really to understand  that you are actually engaged to be  married?"  "'Yes, aunt; I.think thci;e is no  doubt about the" fact," I answered,  smiling.  ������������������ "Well, my dear, of course I am delighted to hear it, although you  might have consulted mo a little  sooner, I ���������think���������-I, who havo boon  like a second mother to you, my  love. Of course I feci a little hurt  that you should not have told me  anything about this���������this Captain  1 Thistloton, I think you said?"  "Thistleby is his name, aunt," I  answered, passing over the "second  motherhood" of the good lady with a  smilo. I knew my dear aunt so  well! As bettor days and good fortune began to beam upon me once  more, so also did Mrs, Carr. Sin-  was already kind nnd sympathizing;  she wailed only to hear tho detail!-;  - of my Suture husband's means and  expectations to wax nflVctionnto, and  perhaps even rapturously loving, io  me, according to what the figure of  those means might 'chance lo be.  "I could not tell you about it before, aunt, it is only Just set I led;  and oven now we do not wish it  talked about."  "Very Well, my love; but 1ell ino  nil about It now. Como and sit  down," She drew mo down to n \soi'u  by her side, and took hold of my  hand, patting it nlTcd Innately ns she  did so, "Till me when iho wedding  is io be, iny dear. How glnd I nm  that T have kept (hut pencil-colored  silk fill now! It will coino in iigniii  bo nicely���������nol n bit old-fnslilnnid yd,  you loiow, 1 was lb hnvo worn it  nt your wedding hist October. Ah!  well, I won't Nny anything about  thnt now,"  "I nm afrnld, mint, (hut If Hint  cIi'ohh is 1o be worn nl my wedding,  you will hnvo to keep it fur mini hor  year, for I shall not ho nutrrlod sooner thnn that."  "Another year!" exclaimed my  aunt, in horror, "What, on eitrih is  tlmt for, 1 should like, to know! Wluu  in Ihe world are \on going lo wait n  year for? I hnto your long engagements," aho nddel, viciously drop-.  P'"'K my hnnd; "tiny nlwnys iiieiin  beggarly Incomes nnd Inadequate  Bfttlnirient**."  "r\;"(;;!:. 'J**1'''"'''y *���������"' "'������������������"', :>'**���������"'��������� '-r,*  n v\eh mnn. aunt,"' I snid, '"millne-  with irritating good temper nt her.  "And you mot Jiim at AHhs Fair-  bank V"  "Yes, I mr-t hhn nt Kaneton  Scars," I answered.  Jl������siii Undo vitiT lieiuiHi iih whn  overheard muttering nffeclionnie  things io himself concerning "oyster  fritters."  "Oysters? IUlhblsht*' cried my  num., looking round ''.uglily nt   hui,  "HOW Cltll you !|)IV0 (W'Hti.'I'H ill July ������  **������������������������������������������ i,i,i.,t iu,...v 11 toy .ii >��������� out of -.on-  mm; mid pray, I'lrtln," turning  I'otii.d to i,.i, ..���������,Vu v.iih i;i f,nt...'���������;.-,i  bud lumper���������- 'pray whut do ynu |n,i-  pomt doing with yourself until Hon  wretrhfU iiuttch ���������'oini,i nil',' J'o -on  Ua-.ui tu Junior mi, with yuur    com  pany for the next year?"  "Oh! dear, n.>, aunt. Captain  Thistleby's sister-in-law, who is a  groat friend of mill's, will bo coining  home from abroad in about a fortnight or three woeks. 1 am going to  live with her, but J. thought perhaps  you would not mind me staying with  you until she returns, as you know  you aro, as you said just now, a  second mothe:* to mo,' I said, laughing somewhat maliciously. -^  "Hum! ha! yes���������delighted, I im  suro, my dear," said my aunt, looking slightly disconcerted; "but as lo  that peach-colored silk, it will be of  no earthly use to keep it for another year, it will look as if it had corns  out of the Ark by l'nat time. Th-jro  is "Mary Carr's baby going to be  baptized next month; she has written  to invite me to the christening, so I  shall wear it them What is the good  of keeping it any longer?"  . "Well, 1 think you are quite right,  aunt, and it would be too grand a  dross for my wedding, .for I mean to  walk into church in my bonnet and  travelling-dress."  My aunt held i>p her hands in horror.  "Tt is downright wickedness, Freda,  that is what it is! to treat holy  matrimony in the way you do, and  to throw discredit on the marriage  service. I always hoped you were a.  good churchwornan, and knew the. im,-  portance of that i-oly ceremony; I nit.  you talk of walking into church in  that airy way in a bonnet, just :-is  if it was of no more consequence  than a pastry-cook's shop! But what  can be expected .if a girl wlio threw  over the best match in the kingdom  to marry a miserable army, captain  so poor you've got to wait a year  before he can scrape up enough money to take /furnished lodgings with!  T wash my hands oi' you, Freda. I dej  imdeod!"  I laughed.  "Mark is not'quite so poor as all  that, aunt; don't bo too unhappy  over my "fate. It 'is not because we  are poor that we are going ,to wait.  There are other family reasons which  I need not enter'.'upon. "We shall not  starve, at all events. "Urs.^rhistleoy  will take care of that, for ,i- she is  very rich," \  "Oh, indeed!" with an appearance  of roncwed interest; ''rich, is she"?  Well, my dear girl, J was just going  to say that I should do myself the  honor of calling ipon "Airs. Thistlehy  when sho comes back from abroad,  and, of course, love, I hopo you will  stay here until you can go on to nor  houso,"  So it was settled; and Aunt Selina  ended by    kissing    me affectionately.  Making friends  >;ilh  Mammon  was a  Scripture precept which    "Mrs.    Carr  "novor failed to act. up to,  Al] this time I had been longing to  hear tidings of itfr. Curtis, but had  lii-on too proud to nsk my mint wh.it  she hnd, heard about him. Hhu would  havo Interpreted such inquiries into a  wish on my part ro renew my en-  giigeinent with him, and would  have been quite capable of writing  'straight, off to make, overtures to  him upon the strength of it,  I hnd not forgol,ten that she had  I old inn that he lo iked ill nnd aged,  I. wondered whether it was my eon-  iliift In him whit'h hnd filtered him.  I should have \h>on very sorry t *  think so, and 1 could hardly believo  il, for I did not think ho had ever  cured for mo jn any but a fatherly  inn liner. Hut lor my fill tier's snke,  nnd because ho hnd boon so uniformly kind to me, 1 felt thnt -I  should like to hear something of  lilm.  One day (luring my visit to Mrs,  Carr, I luc! gone out shopping by  my.-elf. I wns in Bond stivel, coining out of lteiiinnyne'8 shop, when a  h,n nm cab, whl.h was pawing by,  ������. dden y drew up with it jerk in  iout nf it, nnd n. lndy wearing a  ���������.cry thick \el, lieckoned violently  ,ii.d Imperiously to mo. J drew near  wondering, und then kiiw to iny Kiir-  I rise that It whh Mra. KcntliorHtoni.'.  'Freda! N I s Clifford! I������ it 1">h-  -ib e Hint  it   ;s yen?"  I drew back iust iK'ih'el.v; my nd-  \e hIoh to the woiiiun who had truth.red and I'i'vili-d me in llie day of  JidveiHlty was i.s gnnt  as i-ver.  ���������Oh, | lease don't turn nwny!" she  m-Id. in nn .-nt rent I nil" voire, hi rnnir<--  ly ittt 1 i o    tho    proud   and   htiugmy  i llll'll I'-'illltt,'. ht.mo ol oiii, i lime  In en limbing mi to liiM't .vou, and 1  lid not know how to Iind you, or  Uiei't* you wero. l-leuti' got Into my  cub;   I   am just  tfotng bark to     my  ti.ii^iii^.i,   til,.,   v   -".'   J-������    V,...!    '      :     ! ���������.  loiuo with me, for 1 have s-;o much  to sny to you." , ���������*     >  "To me!" I said, in Siirpi'l>K'.  "What cun yon havo to t--n\sJo um? I  mu    no   friend    of your-J^im havo  II niy without mu���������tluio ' Ih Mrs.  l^nii,"  "Mrs. T.o.th!    Po you suppose Hho  \\ot||ft ,������.|ie||i������ In Hie m������vv- IHAV .ill llie  Woild litis tinned (Igitiiwt Hie! ilon't  l-.e.'p mo talking hero, Homebody  m.-ht   ro ognizo   wir-do como with  mo',"  Something in the woman's face and  voice told me that, she was in trouble, and that for once she was genuinely in earnest,. I hesitated no  longer, but got into the cab with  her, and we drove on.  When I came to be close to her, I  perceived that sbe was terribly altered. Her dress, no longer radiant  with bright colors, was shabby ' and  worn, aud her face looked old and  hagcard; there Were deep lines scored upon it���������lines of caro, and almost, as it seemed to be, of want  and poverty. I looked at her with  ama'/emcrit.  "V.hy 'has all the world turned  against you, Mrs... Featherstone? and  why do you "'.speak of being in a lodging? Why are you not, in your own  homo in Eaton Square? What has  I a poned to you? Tell me, for I  cannot understand."  "Do you not know?" she exclaimed, seeming to be much surprised,.in  her turn. "Is it possible you have  not heard?"  '".No; I have heard nothing," I answered, bewildered. "I have been  living,for months in a most remote,  out-of-Hie-world place in Yorkshire.  All my ft iends, and my old associations, have been dead and buried to  me���������I have heard nothing."  ,  "Then you do not know what happened to me last L'ecember? I  thought everybody knew it."  Just then the cab'drew up at a  door in a miserable, dingy little  back street���������we had arrived at her  lodgings. She let herself in by a  latch-key, and we went upstairs into what is called "the drawing-  rooms," Two wretched rooms, low,  dark, and dirty, opening out of each  otiioi* by the usual folding-doors.  There was the round table in the  middlo of the room; the tarnished  console,Vwith Its marblo top, opposite tho fire-place; the horse-hair sofa between the windows. On the  'mantle-place a case of dusty stuffed  birds, tanked by cheap china figures  of shepherdesses, under glass shades,  and a clingy gas chandelier hung  from tho smoky ceiling. I glanced  into the back room, through the  half-open door; it looked if possible  even more desolate and comfortless.  ."It is rather a change from Eddington, isn't it?" said my'Companion, with' a piteous smile, as' she  flung off her bonnet and sat down  Wearily,,in front of the -table.  All my heart went suddenly out ift  pity towards my':old enemy.  *    "'Dear   Mrs-;   Featherstone!"   I    ex-  '.'ciainiocl,  "what dreadful thing     has  happened to yotivy 1 am sorry,    in-  'tloeci, to~se*e you in suffir^^lTtc^Terl"  me what  calamity  has  brought you  -to this?" "������������������   > ..-���������  "I don't know why you should,be  sorry for me, Freda Clifford," she  said, looking, at mc -with a strange  mixture of defiance and deprecation.  "I dare say you will be glad when  you hear���������I know I should have boon  glad and triumphed if it had been  you���������if you had been the one that  had been humbled; and, God knows,  you have reason to hate me! So you  never heard that I left,, my husband  last .Hc'ccmber?"  "Left him?"  "\'ps; with another man. Po you  undeisiand? I ran a way from him.  JDon'-fl look shocked-, child; it's no  uiuoiinuon case, after nil!" and she  laughed a harsh, bitter laugh.  "Oh! Mrs, Featherstone, how sorry I; nm!   And ���������and���������the man?"  ���������'The man has now left mo.  will soy it serves me right, I  pose,"  "Mo will not mni'ry you?"  "Oh!' (.'ear, no, he would not dream  of it;''iil;e-is years younger than Tiim.  I wns'ii )'ool, 1 suppose, to expect it,  And noW*. 1 urn waiting, my divorce,  or rather*'-Mr, Featherstone is, It  won't innk(*Vmuch dilTereneo to mo; I  have nothing but. starvation to look  forward to now."  "Hut your husband���������will he not bo  moiciM? If you are sorry, will ho  not lake you Intel*''"  " Air, FontihoiHlouo? Gracious,  no! Uo is only too glad to bo  rid of me!" And again sho laughed  hardly and unmlrtlifiilly.  I wns sili nt I'or a few moments,  not knowing what to sny to her. I  suppose If T had hud a bud heart, or  oven a juHlly Morn one, I should  lia\o folt tliat this woman, who lu;d  onco so foully slandered me, was only now reaping the duo reward of  bores il (licilx ami ill-nut uivd words,  I siippcist.* no onu could havo blnnied  mo much hnd I snid fo hor; "You  huvo mailo your bed, and now you  must lie in it. Can you expect piiy  or help from mo, to whom you show  od neither In my duy of ne������������d?" But 1  must ho a Hoft-lioni'ti'd porson, nnd  ho destitute of a feeling of proper  pride, for no such speech cmno to my  lips���������I made her no speech nt nil, in  I'nct; I only did whnt was OMHonttally feminine and foolish, 1 sank down  on my knees In.lore her, and tjii'ow  both ai-niH round her neck,    ; ,^>  "0H| poor���������poor (.'lnra!'\J ,c,rlpd,  aim U'ui-i ui Lui'ijiti.-iaiuit luijiittt, ,t.p  ���������������������������U suy e.v.'j. " ���������*-   ;  Clara 'j',ontjiei,stoiif������ gnvo ft'-Rort of  sob, JMfrk',i.r*V>ilii'rf' iiwiiy from mo,  hid Mt face' In hoe hands,  "C^tr -i-'rethiV* she said, "I know  yoii    would   Vio   rood   to   me,   thouirh  iioavnn knows T don't desorvo goodness nt your hands, for 1 did all I  could to injure you; nntl now It Is  strnngo, in it not, thnt you should  be tho only poison in tho world who  cun help mo'! You will not refuse to  help n e, will you, T-'ir'dn'V*  ������������������of couifo I  will help you    if     1  cnti," I ,-H"-wen.il: "toil hn\yt Whnt  good can 1 do! Why not go to your  broilwr?"  "Tlmt Is just It. Vroda, My bro-  tln-r can  h"Iu  me. certainly,  but  lie  will not because of you."  "Of me?"  '���������Yes.    I Wrote to him  and    told  him I was nearly starving, and so I ������������������  am. 1 have had to sell everything I  possess���������one thing after another, lit-!  orally'to keep myself in food.   So :1V  wrote to George, and asked him out.  of his abundance to make me a small |  allowance���������on]y    ������200   a-year;   with  that I could take a small cottage in  tho country, and do some embroidery  for a ladies' needlework society that  I used  to' subscribe  to,  and     which  would now, I think, give me employment.     1  could live,  at all events. 1  thought George could not  refuse mc  such a small request;  but look     at  this."  Sho drew a note out of her pocket,  and put it in my hands. I opened-it-  and read:  ' Dear (. larn,���������  "1 do not know how you can expert money yourself when you know  not how to show mercy to others,  You have sinned gii.-vously, but that  I could have forgiven yoth What I  can never forgive you is your conduct to my. poor lost, child���������the daughter of my dearest friend. You  blackened lur character to me, anil  ���������revinled me from marrying her. I  have since found out that your stories against her were but a tissue.o(  lies, with a faint coloring of truth,  But, mean while, niy poor Freda hns  been driven out into the world  alone, and is friendless and penniless. If she had come to me I would  not have married her against hor  -will,- but I".would have been as a fa-  t'->er tn her. It is to you, inv sister!'  that l. owe, the utter loss and perhaps  tho ruin of my old friend's child. I  ,will-never forgite you for it, nor will  I, help you in any wav.  .      ������������������'. "-G.  Curtis."  Through blinding , tears I finished  reading this letter, and then I put il  in my pocket.  "L. t me keep this letter, Clara,  and I will atiswer it for you; and  when- I hear from Air. Curtis, I will  come and see you again;"  I rose, and kissing her again, I  left her. ���������        '  You  sup-  CHAPTER XXXII.  I wrote to George Curtis. I do  not remember, quite what I said to  him,, but T know that I told him  that he was the best and dearest of.  men, and that gratitude and affection would always li'll ,my heart towards him. That letter so harsh to  hiy sister and .'so. tenderly' loving in.  4.^^toi-e~to^He~ha<l^fc|iftng#l-vM!0UGli--  ed my heart. -It was not as a lover, but as a friend, that he, hnd  mourned for me,,' as my" father's  child, and the girl to whom he would  sooner be "'as a father" than lose nl-  toge.her.  How little ,1- had appreciated that  noble, heart! Whilst I had thought  myseli scorned, and spurned, and  dropped out of this lifo'forever, he  had been grieving over my disappearance, and longing to help me  and to befriend ino. For a short  space Mrs. Featherstone had poisdncd  his mind against me, but he hnd  tested her accusations and had found  out their falseness, and had justly  hated her for her perfidy to me. 1(1  had gono to him bravely at  the first, I felt how certain that lie  would not havo turned away from  me. Itut I had wronged him, and.I  had lacked tho courngo to face him.  So now I wrote to my old lover a  long letto'r, telling him., of nil my  past and of nil my future prospcclH,  and praying him to reward my injustice and my wnnt of fnilh in 'him, by  the good gift of |,is friendship for  the rest of my life. And then I Interceded for Chira. I told him how  I had'found her���������poor, miserable,  humbled, and repentant, und for'my  sake and the sake of tho past, I bogged him to saw her from (lestllu-  t-ion by giving her the pecuniary liulp  she had asked him for,  In duo time en mo his answer. It  wns every!hing tliat I could wish for.  And I took It in my hand, nnd wont  with If Joyfully to seo Clara.  As I opened Ihe door of her room  she ran to meet mo with outHtreldi-  od nriiiH.  "Oh! .������������������'renin, I have had a letter  from George; and ho hove you, T  can see, Such a kind loiter! und Im  will give mo ,������M00 a year, ho Is pi-  Ing to sot tin it on me for my llfo;  and ho wii.vh it Is all your doing, mnl  beciiiiHe you havo asked lilm 1 don't  know how J can over tliiink and bloNH  you enough!"  Sho looked hnppler nnd brlglilor  already, more like the Clam Fenlh-  erslone of old, with whom I had ho  often quarrelled nntl fought, only  softer, moro womanly, nnd with all  Iho old Hpilofulnoss and mnlico gono  out of her face,  1 sat down und entered gladly Into till her future plans, She bad decided to renin In whoro slio was till  the divorce wus settled, and theitBho  meant to ("linn������o hor niimo, nnd tnko  u Miuiii tontigo ui u iieigliuouiiiou  m bore .'Oie wn.s nol knewn, and hvsjhi  llfo afresh.  "And will you sometimes como nnd  soo mo, Froda?" sho asked, tloubtliigf-  ly. "I know, porlmpn, I ought not  1o n**k 11 r but von hnvo boon so trnod  tome I do not think you will drop  mo altogether, will you?"  "No, indeed I will not, Clnrn?"  answered, kissing hor; nnd   then  told her that I wns soon   going  marry Murk Thistleby,  "Ffe'illy���������nrrt you renlly polm*- t  marry J'et? I never thought it w  more I hnn a fllrlnUnn. Well, 1 n  very glml of it. And I nm sure yi,  deserve to bo vory happy, nntl 1 lio*  you may be, Freda, (lenr."  Wo it wns that my old enemy bo-  X  I  to  vits  II  111  ������0  came my friend.  A (lay or two later a telegram/  from Bella announced her arrival at  Seacliff, and summoned me to joim  her there without delay.  It may be imagined with what joy  I was once more folded to my dear  little friend's warm heart. How dor  lightful it was, after all the sorrow, 4  and misery, and aiixiety of the past-  year, to be with her once more���������to-  talk over all the past, and to make-  happy day-dreams for the bright  future! 1 was never tired of dancing  up and down the house���������of running*,  out, into the little square garden,  and down tho stops where I had sat  sketching the day that Mark and I  had spent together, and where he-  had found, me, and mado his compact  of peace and friendship with mo.  It seemed wonderful to think that  it was only a year ago ' since that  novor-to-be-forgotten day, and that  now ho was my vory own, and nothing could eve*,* divide us again. How  Bella and I chatted and talked over  it all, anybody acquainted with tho-  manners and customs of two women  who are "bosom friends" may imagine for themselves.  T.TO BB COWTTNTnm.1  Retailers  of Fine  Siiwdost.  In the shop of n enbinetmnker in  New York a sign announces "sawdust  for sale." Tbere is no evidence anywhere of the bags of coarse pine sawdust such as is used in butchers' shops,  markets nnd saloons.  "We don't _ handle that stuff," snid  the proprietor of the shop. "Our specialty is in the sawdust of fine woods,  such as mahogany, boxwood and sandalwood. We sell sawdust by tlie  ounce or the pound, not by the bushel,  The sawdust of fine hard woods brings"  good prices. There are about twelve  varieties of it, and each has its appropriate use,  "Boxwood sawdust, the most expensive of all, is used by manufacturers"-  to burnish silver plato and jewelry.  Sandalwood is used for scent bags and'  fbr the preservation of furs. There is-  no waste of sawdust in our business."  Where  Rnhletj  Gome  From.  The ruby mines in Burma sire of four  kinds, the most Valuable being gullio-*  formed by the action of water on the  side of the hills. Next to these come-  tho shafts, or tunnels, sunk in the hillsides; and then the wells. These hist  -nre_stmlc_in the viilley. and nre of two  sorts. The.,deep,.."wells are sunk to-  fifteen or twenty feet, nnd tho shallow  ones only''reach, to" four feet, whore  the first ruby bearing stratum is found.  Rubies, or rather red stones of all  sorts, aro offered for sale in large numbers and at every conceivable price.  The inhabitants nro well off, the miners being either Shuns, in their enormous broad brimmed straw lints nnd  baggy trousers, or Chinamen, In indigo  blue.  a Marvel of Woml CarrliiK.  One of tho greatest works of Henry  Vorbraggen is the carved pulpit of thu-  grnnrl parochial church nt Brussels.  Tho wholo design Is an allegorical  scene. At the base nre Adam and Eve,  life size, expelling the angol, while-  grim Death himself may be seen hovering In, the roar. The first pair boar  upon their shoulders a hollow globe,  tho cavity being the place whoro the-  proaclier stands whliu I'lulivoriiig hit*  'sermons, From tlio globe rlwos a troo  sustaining n canopy, which in turn supports two figures -one of nn iuikoI and  tlio other u fomiiJo roprosentlng Truth.  Above nil this nro the Virgin and tlio  Infant .Tonus crushing the serpent'������  lioutl with n cross,  Oho "Way to nrenlc CIunk.  It Is Kcarcely credible, but It Is a fact,  thnt a glnss cun be broken by tlio voice.  If you strlko a thin wlnoglusH whllo  you hold it by tlio stem It will omit it  certain noto���������In most canes n pretty,  (loop ono, On npprotichltig tho glans  rapidly to your mouth and Khonllng Info.It tho sumo noto ns loudly ns posMl-  bio, tho vibration--, of tho kIiihh being  thereby extended, Jt will ho shivered  Into .fragment)-. This usotl to bo a  fnvorlto oxporlmoiit of Ltiblncho, tho  ronownod Iiiihho, who, whon In com-  pany with his friends, thus Uroko one  nl'ter tho othor nil tho glussos that  woro hiimlpd to lilm,  Th* Htloklolmok I.ourenrt,  Tho stickleback ls ono of tho spucfor*  ot fish that build nests. Thero 1b ���������  legend tlmt tho stickleback builds a  nost bocnuuo during tho dolngo It  pulled tho tow out of tho bllgo hole of  Iho rtrk, nntl If Jt hnd not boon for the  hedgehog, who plugged up tho Ionic  w**N Mo fwn hnt\yi Nrmh nnd hlc������ antm  would hnvo hnd nn ������To1t!ng tlm������ 1ml-  ing out thoir bout. Whon Noah found  out who hnd done the deed ho ordorod  ������s n punlihmont tbnt tho culprit should  bo compollod each yonr to build a nost,  irjjije other flshe? ���������vrml-l hnri������ nn *><toy  tlmo of It. mmmmmmmmm^mmmmmmm  Cniolilnir lMirooim in <ln������f>nato-<vn.  The rrtgged children of Quoonstown  cfttch pigeons In a curious wny, Sent-  ed In a row on tbo edgo of tho pavement, thoy ouch huvo a string stretching Into tho rond, nt tho ond of which is  a noosu HitiTouutl'iiu homo (vmpiiug  breadcrumbs, Homeless pigeons pounco  on the men I nnd nre tin quickly Jerked  to tbo pnvomont by tbo cheering  yout!is.--L,ondon Graphic, THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.'STATEMENT OF A    I  STOCK GROWER  INLAND SHIPPING.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  The mother of a Sultan of Turkey  4s the only Mohammedan woman who  inay appear in public unveiled and  receive as many visits as she likes.  Tho United Kingdom now uses 3,-  ���������000,000 gallons of scent "yearly.  Of tho 361 different kinds of Tb-iti.sh  birds, only 1������0 remain in Britain all  iho vear round.  His  Lumbago    Was   Cured  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  by  What vegetable is it that  has  toes?���������The tomato, of course!  two  Nothing is politically  ���������morally wrong.  right that is  Inquisitive people are but the funnels of conversation; thoy do not  tnko "in. anything for their own use,  but merely to pass on to another.  r  Mr. Olyn Vivian brother of the late  Lord Swansea, has offered to erect an  art gallery in Swansea, and the offer  lias been accepted.  Tn rosponce to the wishes of the inhabitants of Ladysmith road, Kensal  "Rise the scene of Grossman's ghastly  crime, hns been renamed Wrenfcham-  Avenue. '  It is said that Lewis Carrol's  favourite reply to young authors was  ���������"I will waste no time in reading  your book."  AfJinities in. the cricket-match  ���������market.���������The man . who is- a good  catch and the girl who throws herself at him.  Not a journalist's motto.���������Xo news  i.s good nous.  The Bishop of Worcester opened tho  subscription list of the Ibrmiugham  bishopric scheme with  a  donation of  Suffered    for    Twenty Tears  Before   He  |   x   Found   Belief  in the  tireat   Canadian  Kidney Remedy,  liosedeiie. Ont.���������May 16 (special.)  Robert C. Lampman, the well known  Gainsboro farmer and stock grower,  is completely cured of a long standing case of Lumbago, and ho has  made a statement'for the benefit of  tho public, in which he gives the entire credit for the cure to Dodd's  Kidney-'rills. In his statement Mr.  Lampman says.  "For twenty years I suffered from  Lumbago with all its worst symptoms, I had the most distressing  pains it seemed possible to bear,  coupled with an irritation of tho  spine.  "At times I was entirely prostrated and was for weeks unable to do  anything whatever, and required the  services of my family to assist me in  dressing and in moving from a chair  to the sofa. :  "I tried doctors and medicine, but  got no benefit till, on the advice of  a neighbor I commenced to0 usq  Dodd's Kidnoy Pills. Afte** the first  box I noticed an improvement, and  when I had taken six boxes every  symptom of my trouble had vanished.  Like Rheumatism, Lumbago is  caused by Uric Acid in the blood.  Sound Kidneys take all the Uric Acid  out of the blood. Dodd's Kidney  l'ills make sound Kidneys.  The biggest meteorite over seen  has -been found in. Brazil   It is an .im  mense,/mass of, rock eighty-five  long and fifty-five feet thick'.  feet  ������10,000, practically the  private fortune.  whole of his  The body of Fred Payne, collar  foreman at Holders Brewery. Birmingham who had been missing since  March 29. was found in the well of a  lift at the brewary, his neck being  broken.  Alfred    A.    Taylor,  says:     "One   bottle  LINIMENT   cured   a  gamble   joint,    and  worth ������340.00."  of Margar-'e,  of MINARD'S  swelling of tho  saved   a   horse  r  $100 Reward $100.  The readers ol this pap������r will be plranpa u   team .that.there Is at lea.sr any dreaded diaoa������*  that science haTTicen-able    to'cure In  aii_Uf  stages,   and   that   is   Catarrh.    Hall's  Oatarrh  Cure ls the only positive cure now known to th������  ���������rtwcllca!  fraternity.    Catarrh belnpf a conntitu-  -tlonal disease, requires a constitutional  treatment.   Hall's Catarrh Cure Is tnlirn lnt.Tii.all>  *etlnff directly upon the blood uml mucous sut  ifocea   of   thc   system,   thereby   doHtvoyliiK   th*  ���������foundation  of the  disease,  and  RiviiiR  the  pa  tlent utrcnKth liy  building  uo the constitutor  And  nsslatliifJ* nature  In  ililr-K  it."  work.    Th������  proprletors hnve so much  faith In It.- c.urntlvt  powers,   that   they   offer  One   Hundred  for any case jhnt n falls to cine.  ef testimonials    Add.-<-ns  - F  J,  CltRNRY * CO.. Toledo, 0  Bold by all di-UBRists, 7"o  Hftll'-i *-*amtb Pills are the best,  Thps. W. Payne, of TUithurst,  saved thc life of a valuable horse  ihat the Vet. had' given up, with  a few bottles of MINARD'G- LINIMENT.  Dollar*  Send for lli<  Alternate rest and action are the  needs of the mind, as of the body,  and ho who can discover the true  proportions of each and preserve  thoir. in steadfast operation has at  once learned one of tho most valuable  secrets of his own nature.   Keep Minard's Liniment in the House.  Car Ferries From Milwaukee nn Im>  portunt Factor lu Its Growth.  In no other country of the world but  this could one speak of the shipping  tonnage of an inland city, yet theii  fleets are one of tbe surest indications  of the growth and prosperity-of tbie  cities up and down the shores of the  great lakes. Curious fleets tbey are to  hear about, for among their largest  vessels is a flotilla of ferryboats. But  these are none of the wheezy, low set  craft tbat ply tbe rivers and harbors,  of the Atlantic coast, but huge, powerful, modern steamships built of steel,  nearly as big as an ocean liner aud  equipped for ferrying a whole freight  train of thirty cars, while a cabin 300  feet long has every up to date accommodation for passengers.  The largest and newest of these ferries are those which cross Lake Michigan from Milwaukee and Manitowoc  to Ludington, where they connect with  the easterly railroads., They were commissioned to give more direct communication than an all rail line can between the great northwest, where so  much of the foreign as well'as domestic  commerce of the United States originates, and the Atlantic seaboard, for  Lake Michigan so reaches down from  the Canadian line that crossing it by  ferry, even when freight and passengers are embarked, cars and all, saves  six or seven hours and hundreds of  miles of hauling over skirting it by  rail. That the advantages the ferry  brings to Milwaukee are very great is  self evident, for it puts the city, which  has already passed every other Lake  Michigan port in tonnage, including  Chicago, on tlie,, direct line acrossvthe  continent and so assures the growth'  of its traffic in steadily increasing proportions.  Among lake ports Milwaukee has  taken first place, with il shipping tonnage last year of 5,8.*j7.f)03, increased  from 4.090.484 in 1002. While the new  buildings erected in' the "Wisconsin  metropolis in 1003 were valued at  nearly $9,000,000 the output of Its  factories for twelve months rose to  $231,810,927. Its Merchants and Manufacturers' association, organized for  the furtherance of every good feature  of civic life,- has seen the municipality develop its schools, its park system  and its public works of every kind until now it is Admittedly one of the best  J,'asKlen������ie_cl^  as the chief port of the fine landlocked  seas.  Affinities in the cricket-match  market.���������The man who is a good  catch and the girl whd throws her-  uelf at him.  Suggestive.���������-"Many happy returns  of the day, grandpa ! And mother  says if you give us each sixpence wo  mustn't lose it!"  A  spin  spinster.���������One  on a bicycle;  who   goes   for  1   Not a  j is good  journalist's  news.  motto.���������No news  THE COMMON ILLS  ..Of HUMAN LIFE  The Stomach,   Liver   and   Kidney   Efscrders   Can  Usually ba Cure J by  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.  Most of the ills of every day life  come from the derangement of the  digestive system. "*"  Eating too much, hvegular meals  hours, improperly prepared food, tlie  excessive   use   of    stimulants,      are  The story of-their success In curing such ailments is told by vhuuu*  amis of greatful cured ones,  Policeman   Peter   C,   Morris,     30  Wascana   Avenue,   Toronto,   states:���������  "For   years' I   was   troubled   with  among   the common   causes   of   this habitual constipation, which I beliovo  disorder. is   the most  common  ailment of all  The liver becomes clogged and tor- Policemen    I had spent considerable  pid.  the   kidneys   inactive,   and the *uouo>' ln trying- all sorts ot so-called  bowels   constipated.   The   poisonous  waste  matter   is   thrown  back   into  the blood   stream and  the   result   is  some deadly form of disease.  ..,It .is .not .necessary to be* continually   dosing   if yott use Dr.  Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills.  This -'treatment   acts  promptly on  thc  liver,  bowels,    and   ensures  working.  Indigestion, dyspepsia;  remedies for constipation, aud was aU'  ways disappointed as the relief watf  only temporary.  "I now gladly state that 1 havo  been completely cured by using Dr,  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, and shall  bo pleased to personally recommend  them to any person who wishes to  interview ino, I have always advis..  ed my friends to use them."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills,oua  pill a dose, 25c. a box, at all dealers  kidney di.s- or Edn.ianson, Dates & Co., Toronto,  ease, backache, liver complaint, bil- To pi*otect - you against imitations,  iousness and constipation are the ai;- the portrait and signature ol Dr. A.  ments for- which Dr. Chase's Kidney- W. Chase, tho famous receipt book-  Liver Pills are most frequently used,  author, are on every box.  directly and  kidneys and  their   proper  A   Difference.���������"Put   not your  trust,  in   riches,"    said   the    pious  looking  innn in  the rusty   coal.  "I  don't,"  replied   the- prosperous   looking one;  "I pul  my riches in trusis."  A PILL l'*OII CKNMOKOl'S KATl'M'S,-  Tlii'i-i' uro'iiiiiny persons of luiilihy n.p-  iietiie anil . |ioor ditresi jon who, alter a  ���������heni'ty incml, nro min'oet'tn nnieh HiilTi.-r-  Ini''. Tho food of which they have pur-  tiilse.il Ifi-iN.'.lilce lend in their . Ntoiiinelin.'  ���������''I'l'iui'i.c'iij'.' (Ioih'OhhIoii, a siu'otlu'rie^ feel-  bigv'ftni'o-w, ()n(, Sq aflllcleil is un..t. for  "hu'wR^Rs or work of nny kind. In 'thi*'  ooiMitilnir I'ni'iiieloo's ViwUililo l'ills will  ''>i''uQ'.v,!;<mof, Tlvov will hhh(hI t!u> tiKs'nil-  .lii't'iHli'". of;-thi* idliiH'iil, and -inert i-ccord-  ���������liii'.f'wjlra'tlon-! will i'OKtoi'0 hen I thy ili-  ���������n-o^Ut)^;;:, '/���������',  ���������." There is.iirobt'ibly truth, snys n correspondent, In the stnlenient thai the  large' Hon-liootH worn by botitmon  hnve il tendency to produce rhoiimn-  flstn, its they certainly do look rather rheumy!  Ask for Minard's and take no other.  "Whnt,   is  the   enslet   tiling In   tho  world (or u negro lo do'.'-r-Ki'i'p dura.  Me is a wise man- who wastes  energy on pursuits,for which ho  not fitted.  no  is  ''TIS WELL TO KNOW A GOOD  THING, said Mrs, Surffice to Mrs,  "Know-well, 'when they met, in tho street,  "Why," where vhnvo you been for. a week  lriu'k?" "Oh, just down to the store for  a liottlo of Dr. Thomas' * Kclcctrli* Oil,"  said Mrs, ".Surfiiee, who hates nuns, walked on. Hut she reineinliored, mid when  she ���������(���������ontnict'wl a weak biitk then? wns  another customer for Ke'leetrlc Oil.  Ploughing |h. unbroken furrows six  miles long can bo seen in 'California.  The teams start in tho morning,  mako ono. trip - across tho lininensa  field uml back boforo dinner, unci tho  sumo In tlio til'ternoon���������twenty-four  miles a day.  .7, 70. Ktollogg'H 'Dysontory Coi'diii  H|it*cdy , curt* for (lysontoi'y, iliitri'-  t'lK'loru,- Huimtier compl'ilnt, hch  nnd I'oinplnlntH Ini'ldentnl lo  tpethlnjr:-    It   gtvoH   Inniu'illiito  Dr  Ih   a  1101*11,  sickiioss  cli I Id roil  I'ollol' to tliosc HiilTorlng'froin tho ofi'i>cts  of liidlKi'it'tliyn in outing unripe fruit, t'ti-  I'liinliei'N, (He, It, nets with wonilwrful rn-  nlillty nnil novor falls to coiuitier tlio.  disease. No one lu-od I'l.'itr clioloi'iv if they  hnve n hot tie of this medicine coiivon-  lolit. '���������������������������     '  ��������� ng  Ho keen Ih nil elephiuil's sens" of  t" fin sceul ii hiniuni I'C-  dlstunee   of   n   Ihousnnd  I lluil  at   n  yards.  ', An  out  o  lie ciirlslly,-  wnrl'.  Phe liiininn  fronl  A l.u/,y  \'ocn  lisi,  ���������"  sn'  t-  1 lint  yum'  mnld 1 h  ��������� ���������ii r  ,������  ingl  nix  nl  her i.  ork!"  lii(|iiiri'il  ii cnl  lur.  "Y<  ���������������,'  ' replied -Mm  hiiUSekei'l  ior, '  und  I'l  In  t tlmt  'H    till  she is di  Ing "I- il  i"  ���������   ('hinubei'H    of    Commet'ce, ��������� PlncoH  '���������whore lin/iiui'H nre lieltl,  It-    is  'iivnili'ili'  "\    will  voiir lum  snltl ihnl. IVcwi'^ fnrt'ol''  j'l'ply I ii ,S'ni|iig nul Iimi'������ vi s  wnste   no   lime   In    ri'iulliiu'  Why Is (lie  t: i'luniwui--',  is pnstiiruff"*,  grilj'S I lie Cii\V is I'ri'din.';  ,l|.iH.llU������'l  iini|| .i.ippi iindn  Itohing,   Burning   Skin   Dlc-  ftAtOt roUovnrt In < no dnv, K"t- mn. Hull  ���������fllimnn, Tlnt'liiM'-*' Itrh. nnil till oruptlmiR  fit tlio Hkin (iiilckly rclli'vi'd nnd Hpowllv  ciii'i'd by 1)r. Aifnew's tilntiiicni h will  wlvo limtnnt riiiiifori In enw's of lU'hliui;,  Jllci'ilinn' or1 blind IMIcs, nnd will i'iiiv In  iriiiii tlii'i'i' to six iiImIiIs.   il.'i ccnls,    11t'  Merlin police huvo Issued miv order  I'ni'biddlng publle-houyns to, sell "cold  ilrlnku" below n I'crfnln li'iiijvriiliii'e,  fur Iho I'l'iisou I ha I, such drinks m'e  bud for the digestion,  Tho ci'iiniik returns show tlmt Mm  lidiniliii bin of H"|i''!iitu now sfnndHat  tl.ii;"H,N| t������, linsinv.  iiini"irii   iiiinn-i hi.-  |i|.-.I      01'     t\ i'.i . ,..      !'   '.,J.:i:n    i --    ir ���������  \  most   ili-nsi'ly  piipiilnieil   count ry    in  Fnrope.  Mlnard's Liniment Lumberman's Friend.  The llger'H strength exceeds thnt of  the lionT Five men can enHily hold  down n lion, but nine nre required In  hold u  tiger,  What kw  A suite uf  ���������<���������<   ih it you  furniture.  cannot out?������������������  An  Ancient  Irish  Cnntoia.  Mr. Mosher's little Bibelot for April  contains "Sea Magic nnd Itunning Water." by Fiona M'icJcod. There is a  strange power of recording the' old  superstitions and sadness of the sea  fu that wandering essay, as many  readers know. We quote her account  of an ancient'Irish custom hnndod  down from pagan dnys: ,  ,  "A mnn and his three sons, on ah island which I will speak of only as  south and enst> of the Minch, went  secretly on the eve of St. Columba'a  day a year ago and took a pail of mill*  from the byres, nnd a jug of running  wnter of it wellsprhig, and a "small  loaf of bread from the oven, and a  red fagot, from the fire beltl In n cleft  stick. The youngest son threw tbo fire  Into tho son, crying, 'Here's flro for  you!' Aiid tbe other sons poured'on  the block flood the surf white milk  nnd the ruin gray wntor, crying,  'Horo's coo! wntor for you!' tuul 'Hero's  the kindly milk for you!' And the father throw the lonf of brond on tlio  wave nnd cried, Toace to your hunger r "      ^ v  Study of Prntoxonn ,Pf-ri-Nltcr-.  Tho dlscovorlos of tno protozoim prtr*  iisftoa of mnlnrln. stnnllpox, stmrlot fever and yollow fovor should stlniulnte  pitthologlHts nnd biologists to a renew-  ed study of other tllsotiHos In which tlio  ���������poellli' ciuiHot* nro unknown. Huch  stmly must loud to tho further relief  of human niil'iorlug, for us viiccliuiiloii  IH'OtJllCOH hoiuo slight cluuigo whlcli  ni'ilu'H tlio system uiisultiiblo for  growth of the siimllpox organlum or  iih wni'fiii'Q on tlio iiion(|iillo limit*- tho  ���������prondof yellow fovor and malaria, ho  lu'ovontlvo or rmnoilliil ihpiihiu'oh will  follow futiiro observation* nnil dlweov.  erli'H, ami It Is not too Utopian to bo-  llt'vo that before long some eompura-  lively Hlmple moans may bo found to  lii'ovtmt or euro dlsonstm llko Hon riot  fi'U-r or uvmi cauiitr.���������iJury N, Cnlklita  !u Century.  A))"������l*>i������������- tier Informnilan,  "Mnuiiiiii,"   (jtierled   llttlo   Klnrone-*,  '���������Rboultl I nny punt*" or iroiiHorMV"  "TrtihsorH,   my   dear,"   roplhul   bor  A little'husk on a wheat stalk prew;  Listen  to  my tale  of  woe.  The "Health-Food" man made it in a stew  Listen to my tale of woe.  Now the customer has to chew and chew,  And chew and chew until 'his face is blue;  Listen to my tale of woe.  ���������Barr,   "Northwestern Miller."  We are born, wild .lolrn Locke, with  fiiriilt ii>,s ,iiid powers cipable nlmos'r  of ftnythlnff, but It l������ only tho oxm'-  ������--lw of llio.M' powi'r.s which tt'Ive:. >|j  nlidiiy ami skill in iinythiug ond  leiids tin toward perfection.  The choicest of wheat grew on the stalk too,  .   ��������� Listen lo no tale of woe.  "~The~"Health~Food"~iT^^ ���������-'  Listen'to no tale of woe.  More than ever the Miller's resorted to,  And the customer gets something fit lo chew,  Listen to no tale of woe.  Good old-time Home-Made Bread, "like mother used  to make," Is good enough for any man to chew,  "ROYAL   HOUSEHOLD"  FLOUR  ought to enable you to make as good a batch of  bread as your Mother ever made,  The satisfaction of having tht  washing done early In the day,  and well done, belong* to every  user of Sunlight Soap, *���������  l.tUllll'l  "  :. V,1   V)  I'lilo .-.uine water,  ���������i w fully.'*  for  ���������O,   "1   IV-M-.t  ho trousers  .*������������������  At**   Vou   Building 1*     If no,   u������������������  EDDY'S IMPERVIOUS SHEATHING  The Boot B-ufldlnsr f^mpmr IVIaiclc������.  I  Inj")  rli*n  rinyt  HnOOtlllM      M.M.n,-n,     ,,lll      ....      (..'..IH     ������.'.'"      ,.v..,,,M������,      .,,������������....nun,     >'IMKV,>���������  lot, rrcnimnlc'i, (Uiil nil pI'MWt whi'i'i*   tho objort  In   to  koiifi  nn  iinlloi'in l'iiii|i������rntiirn,  und nt tho mtuiu tltno nvuldin*' diununeys,  Wrlto our Ancntt*, TEES & PEHSWE, Wlnnlpog, for ������nmpl8f,  The E. B. ED0V CO.. Llmltoel, HULL  mmMiligtim  TtuilnlinliiM'   Invitation   lo a Htnrv-  \n\X   num.-������������������ wnlti   iiiln   Hie   \siiot!   --Ii-���������>I  ninl  lin\r ii  i'lin|i,  Sunn  il.'l':-,  mil.  ���������i''"   v-/  iwiw  ih.iuh   Pi-Jii''  1'iiwili'i' Is hot ior  thim  mlie  .'���������-      il       lh     lllllll   ,S|))t|l   Illlll    iii,  Why    is   ii    billiiird    tilnyi-i-  ibiei'  In  u ennvd'.'���������lU'i'iiiiM'  h  for the potia'tH,  ,.,-lllMl  1II.SV-  ni  11i.i' ii.  jiini-j  Sysiipn! lief ie! liiiln'e:  eciiri.   \h   [il'iiveil;   "I'Hll   ill"''  I'iil'el iilllS     |U'ImiII<'|-      (In  "\'ery    sorry   indeed,   p  !iii\i' i*'iven yon nil   i his  iiol hid'''!"  m ������.i Mil ;w ��������� , l������^������������������2t������!f  " Ynur .i,iiii*,')������  in'i|Uil led,''  ihi* jury):  iiili'tni'll, lp  ll'iinble    lor  IT   IS   A    1,1-VI'Mt   IMI.I,.-Mnn.V   nf  tl)������i  Ullllll'lllN ill.I I lllllll I,II.-' Ill l'������ 'Ut I'l nl Will)  tlit V f     l.lh-ll     Hlllllll     III     II     illMUlli'l I'll     llSIT,  silili'h li; ii ili'lliM 11- iii'kiiii, pi'i'iilln rly hum.  i.'j.tiiiii- in i in- ilifii,i Iimi.i i". iii.it i'iiii|ii  fl'inn   ll-n-uuliii-   luiliits   nl'   ImU   nj   I'iUU   In  Jus!  flrotpf-qnet  ',''1l     l-l     ,111     OV.'  r\>i..iVif    <S.',iiii   I..   ,us   .iv,-f''l   nnrt>n������>il  Why, lit- looU'i* iifruld of IiIh owh.hIiihI  nw.   I.timly-I doii't won.lor nt It���������If  hl������  shadow IooUh anything HUo tin  orlf-liml!    mmmm^mmmmm-mmmmmmm  Cntllntf,  MIm CuttiriK Thnt dog of ynnrn  t-ooinn to be remnrknbly Jnlolllgimt.  Sol'lbilub-Yitwii, Indeed! I ttW could  not bcKln to tell you nil be known. Mini  Cuttlnu���������No. of courae not  Mm?1  Worry wont euro n cotiRii. NV n������u  you find a cough hold in tj on���������  when everything clso has failed���������  tiy  Shiloh'S  Consumption  Cure %tim  It U ffuaranteed to cur*. If it  doerm't, we'll refund your money,  Prlcea; S. C. WmmACo. 9.H  t3o.10o.il.  URoy.N.YMToronto.Ctw,  Mn.  IM l>hi-  ll'e'n       \ I'^t'l Illlll'  Ilinili'h   (.,rii!.r,   r  ili-lli'iii i'  run   UM-  null's-     M ��������������� .* j*   ri'f niu 1 nj-'i    iinsi'  I |i,<    Ill ��������� I'l, I lull     ill     nlllirll'l !>,    Ul  .. 11-   inn..-    .iij-iii,,!    ti.   I'.iinn'-  PIIU.  ''Ihclr  oiM't'iitiou,  oil' i til i',   .mil    .!,r   n.i'.^l  ilniii.  Tiiimni  Curls,  toilful'  Idii-jriie  lii'iiml  oslty;  tent Im  t-Vl-j-iie  1'i'inlint'" is  t lie  latest   mil  in  It    \s   m-sertril   Unit    n   iiiir  indii'iili'S   fi'iuilsiiiiss;   n   Hltort.  ,  di--Niitiiiliil ipn:    ii    Inn***   nnd  liinixuo,  (Mt'i'iiliiy   nnd   uowe-  n    tinrrow    totifjuo,   concim-  iiiifl tnlen(���������     n    ������liorl     brond  , (.nirrulity und untruth.  W   N   U   Mo    m&t .  8 J V-������ .j '  H>������:**i***j.um  ..$2 oo a year,  TSPt. 315. &ii&evspn. ttDQX-  . xsr Advertisers; who wnnt tbeir ad  ������ i ���������. v?id, should set copy in by  -i i*..ai. day bal'ore issue  Tho Elitor will mt be r.-spunsilile for tho  viewi*, pentimenta, or any errors of composition of lecter curi-.eapoudij'itB..  Tib Work Strictly C. 0. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  To point out .a defect in a jiiciute,  or to exhort tlie nriiet Io avoid it  i- n t to declare you reel inn inconr  I'tuable .-n'tist. To th-maiid 1km -*p'y  ir public affairs is nui to proclaim  sotirself ������ saint. Tot*ny that -< boo;  tem hern should be thorough and  nre their common-fen e hs v,ell as a  t xt-hook is.noteo scold them. If  a tcrnon penciled a little sermon or  writes an article* illustrating tl e  -wav in wbji -1* men and women ski If  their duty (in a certain professim )  Mid Fombotly Cries .out; ''Don't  s old *o!" the preacher in y safely  exclaim, '-��������� Fellow-siune-', ihou art  the irjfiii.", Let us ayo d Ph.aris.ee-  i in, brethren, and the assumption  of superior virtu-i. We mjjst all  beware of hypocrisy dear brethren,  ane of pp-t^ndlng o be better than  .our neighbors. You remember tbe  Phari0"'' who tivniko'l (\o<] that. ho  >taa i,oi. as tiihei men Lei lino bill van.ing uyainst the s:n oi" pre  f-iinipiion.,. There is ihe beautifd  It'Si-on if the beam and the mote.  We are all mi-e.abie .-ihners, and  therefore we must not twit each  other with sinning. We ought to  toll 'he truth my friends. But ve  do-'t. We ah lie. Let us ihere-  fo e not seoUl each other, since wi  are all equally wicked.: Put let ti---  avoid Phariseeiym and a'J (hit a*-.  lfl<  Flues  Easily  Cleaned  Cleaning out the flues of most furnaces  Is so diflicult and complicated that only an  expert can do it, and experts' services usually come high.  The flues in tho Sunshine Furnace can be cleaned from two  difl'-'.rent clean-out doors and frori the feed-door, so that there  is no part of the flues which is not easily reached.  A special brush for this purpose is aHays supplied, and the  operation is so simple that a boy can perform it.  The wholo Sunshine Furnace construction is on the Barao  plan of simplicity.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.    Write for booklet  A.  \*:'---j"i  larys  LONDON. TORONTO, MONTREAL. WIKNIPEG, VANCOUVER. ST. JOHM, N.B1  C. H. Tarbell, Sole Agent.  sumption of superior virtue which  is implied in saying to a spiteful  long tied vixen that, she ought to  speak cleanly and truthfully.** Beware of Phariseeism as of nip unpardonable, sin, Scold not, dear  b'-e'hren, but -talk of the things  which are pleasant, aud instead of  rebuking the mischie| maker co������n-  mend ITer goodness to the poor, and  iistendof silencing the hick-biter,  "ra'se her subscription to ihe soup  kitchen, for is she not also a'regular attendant at the ahar rails ?  "Let dogs delight to bark mid biU."  Put we, fell.iwsintiers, have ihe  gift of avoidance, and 0 liars, b'.'ck-  bitera and slanderers, let us live  to-gelhor in pence, nnd say nothing  aim it falsehood and cilumny  This was probably the tenor of  the sermons of the Vicar of Bray,  nnd thi-" was Ihe way that he strove  t help an erring brother. Put  Wesley, Channiug, John Knox ni.d  St Paul, each in his own way,  said, "Tin.n art the man." and rebuked both the sin and tho sinner,  Y-"t all of them wore vert' htitmin  a id vory fallible, and all on mo very  ,<������������������ tort of tb-' id������'ftl of duty,  never profiled powder, except, perhaps at a fiist of July, cr 24lh of  May, celebration, were to administer the Canadian army, while the  trained soldier who had proved  himself more than a match for the  resourceful jBoers, was to stand  aside and do the bidding of politi  cians in a field of worlcwhe e the  politician, has- always been a failure  What sort of military oysiem is  possible under such conditions? In  military-'matters divided authori y.  is always bad. but when the division is niicle beiwevn the trained  .80ldieF~and-the~Giy.ilianj-^-nGthing-  short of disaster can be expected.  Politics and.the militia must be for  ever divorced, and in order.to-bring  this about the men in power at  Ottawa must begot rid of. There  are many black marks against the  Liberal Government, but none  blacker than that made by their  treatment of- Lord Dundonald.  that I have repeatedly advised to the contrary and criticised the reliability of Air  Hijjginu advice on the point, but what  prompts me to take further notice of the  matter is became such advice was practically thrust upon tlie city unsolicited by the  Council immediately after the conclusion of  the nine prosecutions.        ������  Now I do not propose to deal with this  matter further than by adding that it does  not necessarily follow because a liiwjer  omes from Victoria or elaewli. re. hid advi.e  ia more accurate or reliable.-- Ymrs e c.,  0. U. Beevou-Poms.  The sooner tho Canadian Milllia  is placed under ilie control of the  Jmpoi'iftl Government tlio soonur  Canada will havo a pood efficient  force And this, Oauadn vvill never  have if men like Lord Dwidonald  are to he Hitoriiiced on then 1 tar of  c!"j-rup!. poiitie*-. It is v-ry humili-  a ing lo the people of Canada,  Lord Diiiidoii'ild emie to Canada  to serve t) i\ui bout -of his ability,  a I'd  tho best of his ability is tlu  lllliiillllt It'CUI'U  nc    It'll ilUllllIll  lum  in Houtn Africa. Ho noon found  out that he was a (ienernl in nun e  only. Jle mitfht wear the uniform  Inn tin* wind of cnionnuid win m hi-  given bv a doctor of medicine who  .hnd piaeiic il polities, and hy a  gentleman fanner who had suidjud  cold t-torage. Sir Fr> deriek Borden  ftMd  Mr Sydney Kjuhor, who J������ayo  SPORTS AND CONCERT  AT COMOX.  The ladies of Corao* have arranged for a series of field sports,  fallowed by a concert, on Friday,  g9th Tl e sports, inolqdlrig a football game, are to be held in Mr  Robn's field, opposite the dhurch,.  a.id will begin at 3 p.m. and last  until 7, the bunds of H. M* Ships,  Grafton and liounaventure discoursing sweet music the while.  The concert will take place later in  the evening in the Hall. Details  of this will be published later,  The affair ie one which will bo  most enjoyable and should bo  largely patronised, The propoods  of the concert and sports, to which  a small entrance fee will be charged, will he devoted to tho English  Church at tbe Buy.  LETTER TO TH������ EDITOR.  KB WHOLESALE LlQTTOH LIOKMS.  Ewi:������h Cumiu'iimnij Nbwm,  Uiiiuuerlaud, 18 July, 1004.  Kir,���������I notice on ronding a loor-l pi-ar  that publicity in (-ivon to thit taot "thut  oonslduralile talk linn boon going tho rounda  thut the City had uot the power to grunt ie-  newule of wholonalo liquor hounoca owing to  tha Aiiioniliiioiit; uaulu laut yuur to thu Maui .ipal C'lauNOu Add ami that tlume ilekiioun  nf ronowiug thoir liuetiutix must apply tn  the lio ra ot licence Uoinmim-ioiiora the  namo on retail dut-lura "  In tt-gurd tq this matter portnit mo to wvy  that it hftd iti ongiu Nololy in what any  unltiiiB ml person might, rettnonably uoiiHiilur  a umiiD oi am An^nvAiiin ������u>iuu beui'.uiwa  (ot I am rejiahly iuformeil) uueolioitoil by  Mr Hi gwn, ft Viccnna lawyer, who op  ptaroil here to pronuuuto in tlm niuotia im of  l ih notion* of tho Uotinoo Law,  No* tt i* we)) knowu tlirougbonttbeoUy  Fortifications are to be placed at  Point Grey'at d Point Atkinson,  Jwolpmniiii&aCheightSjJwJi^^^^^  mind-..the entrance to Vane uver  harbor. ������This has be< n decided by  the Dominion Government upon  the recommendation - of Lord M ac-  donald. Land has been reserved  for'rnilitary purposes and an inner  fortificaliori will most likely be  placed in Stanley Park, commaiid-  in^vvhat is known as the Narrows,  the direct eitrai.ee to the   harbor.  Says an American paper; Instead ol ihe American exprepion.  "caistoff clothing," the Engl sh ufo  ������������������left-o'ff cloihing". In an English  newspaper au adverted mem stales  thai; Mr and Mis Riown have left  off clothing of evejy dtscription  and invite your careful inspection,"  ��������� ��������� ���������  TO BASE USES.  Durii g tho siege of Mafeking one  of tho officers organised a concert  ���������'singeong" to keep up the spirits of  the men.- He discovered that the  men had canee enough for low  spirits Hearing of a sergeant in  the Highlanders who was a good  po, former, he anked the man lo  contribute to the concert.  "I'm Horry, sir, I cannot."  '���������Why? asked the nfticor. ''You  play some instrumont, don't you?"  "I did, Bir."  "What was it?"  '���������The bones tdi���������; but I'vooaten 'em"  ���������Tho BritiBh-Oulifurnian.  .   .- o  ������������������   FOR HALE, an Eastmnn No. 8  folding corf ridge Kodak, complete  in leather case, Pi ice -1112, apply  at Nkwh oliioe.  According to iho new postal law  newppaper publishers can hold for  fraud tt' vnrto whn frtlfru n otpr-r  from the of\\o,o and ri-fnp.Pt" payment; and tho man who allows hif������  MubHoriplion to he unpaid and then  orders a postmanter to mark a*pa  per "refiiHfid" and nendn notification  to the publisher, lays himnelf Jiabio  lo orient and fine,���������-Oak Luke NewB  You can get Pit Boots, Overalls.  Pit Caps, &o., at took bottom price*  at the Corner Store.  A Bank Account  '.-.'. AND A.'"  Full Pocketbook  Result from a couree.of training  by mail vHb th* International'  Correspondence Schools, We  qualify men aoi women for  better work gjad. better pay, and  equip inexperfe-aced people for  salaried positions.  That our students succeed Is  preyed by the hundreds of testimonials we have received from  all parts of the country.  In the following pages are  given the names, addresses,  and brief mention of the advancement of a fey .tmbltious  people who have increased their  salaries by enrolling for courses  of special training in the  INTERNATIONAL  CORRESPONDENCE   SCHOOLS  TM Wynlil Ave., ScmtH, tt.  NANAIMO,   B.C.  The yearly return of the Bock Beer seas.in is of interest to the  br-*w������r-av well as th-* pubbc, and th-*'  UNION  0C1 5 ������EEJR  For   15*0 4.  Will Hfcaiii (.how that special care has been takea in slid manufao ������ e of tbo sup rior  artiile.    The Ui-i-'ii Brcm iu������ Oo.'s Buck has been breweed for a number of iiiouiiw  aud stored in their famous cellars until it has reached the proper age, and ia now '      *  ON DRAUGHT AT ALL HOi KLS.  K d y a I B a rf k o F G a 17 a d a  Capital (paid up),,  Keserve Fund,  Ujidivided Profits,  T. E. KBNNy,-PHHMDKNT,:  ..... $3,000,000   ...3,000,000    192,508  -    i*    '  E. L  PR ASK, Okmmal Mavaokr.  BRANCH   AT  CUMBERLAND..  Savings Bank Department:-11 po.iits of $1 and np-nr-l* received i  Tutere.t al-  allowed at currunt rate, o .uiponndctl twioe eauh year on 30 h June a-d 3l������������ December '  Drafts uu all points bum, hi, and fold.  ���������-���������'..' R.K WALKER   Manaohr  OI- FICK HOUKb io to 3;   Saturday, ro to 12;   Open l-,iy N^hts, 7 p.m to q p,m  MINERAL-   ACT.  (hOR������ F.)  CERTIFICATE OF  IMPROVBMKNTS,  ***** P # m n m���������  NOTIOE.  Lonnartl, Europe, Volunteer, Great Cop-  per Phief, G!udy������ Minord Claim, situntd in  thci N-tnitiinn M nuig Division of Toxadt*.  Di.trior,, '"'ox'iida Inland.  TAKE NOTICE tlmt I, William. A,  IUuku, acting au agent for El wind 1'iillipi,  Free MIiku',. OeriiHoato Nn. B, 71880, and  An-j-tdo Cntori, V 00 Miuer't* Coriflutte No.  B, 7108, intund sixty day* from date hore >fr  to apply tu the Mining Kooonier for a Cer-  tilii'u.c uf liiiuriivumoutu for the purpoiu of  obtaining 11 Cmwu Grant of t e abovo claim  Ami fuiMior taliouotico that notion, under  Mflotiun 37, must Im commenced before thu  isHuatice of nuoh CertiBuate of Improvement!  Dated thin 20th day nf May, A.D , 1004,  ���������WSKS  rmm  MINERAL    ACT,  (Kohm F.)  ORRTIFIOATH OF IMPROVEMENTS,  NOTICE.  Priest, Tax-i(U) Cadet, Key (motional,  Oabrlola fntotionnl, Toothpiolr fraotional  Mineral Claim-*, lituato in the Nanaimo  Mining Division of Texada Dutriot, Texada  Tulftfi'l  TAKE NOTICE that I, Wtm.tam A.  TUukii, notin-* a-jont for Kdwanl Plullipa,  Free Miner's Certitloata No. B. 71550, iu-  tond, sixty daye from date hereof, fo apply  <o tho MiniiiR Ileaordor for a Cortilloate of  J .nprovements ior tho purpoeo of obtaining  a Crown Grant of thu above olalm  And further take notice that notion under  tea, 37, must be oommonoed before the iieu-  ���������noe of auoh Certifloato of Improvemente.  Dated thi* i-flth day of May. AD., 1004.  Rimsfor Sale.  I have a 'bunch of 18 Rami* (She-r-  lings) part roistered, Hnd part full  blood, and loiu of Ram LambB.  Thaso are all Shropshire-" and an  extra Rood Jot. Having Hold my  place I will let them go nt a vory  reat-onabl** price to a quick buyer*  ninpleor in lota. Come iind"nee  them if possible. If not''Write to  Gf,o. Hkathkrrwll, Hornby Island.  POR SALE.  160 ic, Crown Grant Land  Ou VALDEZ ISLAND.  100 acroB in Qtw Pasture, about  lOnores in Meadow,  House, Barn, Stable,  and other  Outhouse*.  60 g������X7IT TREES in  BEARING  Well wafervd hy a creefc ; 2 miles  from Whnrf, hpvins; semi-weekly  steamer   calls   from   Vancouver,  ���������*'"���������������������������"���������"'-**������ ���������������������������-���������t **-****"       '      ���������������������������>���������>���������, 1|r nl(||||,  wiiMiijiiin. ^  15 HEAD OOQkt HTOQK, ,<Jfce , tfcu.  Al'Pl.Y THW* OprtoR.  To Lease or for Sale.  A HANi.il of 100 aorea, in Oamox Dii>  trlot, about 20 tone clear and partly ������ltar������>  with Rood ham.���������Apply thi* OffiM*


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