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 R #d������  -,���������<'?  4"  *5>**  *****  ,*v-f  J/**  EL.FTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C.     -WEDNESDAY-     OCTOBER  4,   1905  *^nir������rf������������MVMMr^p������������������rar������|  0mrm**tt-*am*mw<*'Wi Ol.   i^i i'i****w  ���������JVow    Showing���������  ���������AT. THE  BIG     STORE  In  All Departments  ���������'^N^isr  A.ISTI3  ���������Wipter  In Endless Variety.  \}!0awa^-^  snon imm Co.  permits.  7,���������The terms aud datfttion of JUrisagrse-  ment ahall be for a period of $ years fo*gin-  ninar Oct 1, 1905 and tecifiinitiithy* -Sef t*30.  1907.  The Company grant* tbe reduction on  tools as followsc-Axes from fl IS to $1 oo;  Sooop shovels from $125 Ve ft; argerock  shovels from $1 5o to 1 35; Track hatchets,  te jm $1 So to 1 25; 4it aross cdisMra fromf  $S 15 to 2 5o; h md saw* fro������ 11 85 to i 75 '  filuu from 25o to 2<>o; pick haudlls 25o to 2o  IT  BOOKCASES.  '���������- -"  '������������������ "   **���������*��������� ���������**������������������ -4P-������**i***������j������������-������w^>jmwiii j i   i        ***���������****��������������������������������������������������������� ��������� wnwr  We would Uta-.t'i fall your-attention to 11 few of the '"virtues  ot theso Sectional Bookcases, tbey combine convenience, good  appoiirnnoH, economy of *������paoe, protection, of books* strength  aud Himplici'y, at nnn\ll cxneri'-fi  Build Your Library as You Get Your Books  Start with one seotion���������3 sizes,   S3 5o, 4 oo, 4 5o each.  Top and Base Sections, $2 5o each.  Pan bo adapted to any space available in a most artistic  arrangement     Our largo catalogue giveB fuller details���������Send  for it. ������-  '    .  lU^eiliERevRROS.-J.  ���������I'"���������'^Vm'6mi;!'.iioTi.i and ciun ������ uumMii Msf-vkioiiiA, iv c.       f.  T,F  LocaJ and Personal  Haisvest   Tibanksgivuifi  services]  ���������jre***   heiql   in    <Jrace .-'^Methodist  Church on,, J&u-day.   The  sacred  edifice being beautifully decorated j  for theoccasion, -j  A call at,C. H    TarheH's ������tove  and Hardware Stone for jptices will  convince you tha. is the  place  to  get your Heaie-rs an-d Range*-*   and  have Lht-ju put up in the right and  proper way. <, ..}/:  it -  Cuiuhetiuid &&o  hQAfl oi   two  mendicants.���������a conlple oif old  men  who aor.oy men   nod   women   by  begging for money which eventually  iindsitb way into the saloons   Such  nuisances should-  be   kipt   under  lock and key. and could easily earn  their t.oa-d by working for the City.  House Untax and    Wall   l-aper   at  Cheap jolui'js. ���������  J. Mahrer, L. Peake representing  Frat-er's hardware firm and A Davie  agent lor -Sable*' cigar factory  Nanaimo were in town last week.  If you want to get satisfaction on  your hunting trip^ buy your Am-  munition etc. "At Tine Hia Store"  where they carry n. large stock of  huuter*-requisites.  Mr Norman Short hag severed bis connection with the Electric Light Co, aud expects to visit  his parents at Vancouver.  -1905-  mduH wiifeii Mtftii) the  .      kA^vbio SIRIKK ,  -. ���������','������������������'    \        '' ,,'.;.:'''"'!  . Na^aimo^^'tef^senUred into by theGWlfery Company and the  ' m\fxj*jn which resulted in tho settle-  ment of the.striko are as follows;-���������  l"   That thc raluu, ttrnn and   e->ndlt!*r>na  in effect nt both No, 3  ui.dNorti'flrldiiilncii  during the mouth of May, 1000, uliull con  tinue in ���������ffoot during tho term of this agree  ment oxoopt ai horeiaafter provided.  2,���������The payment of a sum of not exooed-  fng Ono Dollar per month p r omployeo hy  All underground employuei of Nu, 1 mlno  to cover ooit of traiisptirUtion to aud from  l'roteotlon Island is a������reod to and (ho company il hereby authorized to ooljeot uuoh  'Hum monthly. It bolng umlmtood that  immediately upon the reiteration of tbe  hours of unilttryromiil labor uiiutiiig prior to  June 1, tbe Company wijl mucvt thu entire  4>oit of transportation nmi Vumpmy sgr/iei  to restore the old hours of labor just 14 iwoj-  JM it m \* a j**altiojf to do ie,  3,��������� Tbo systom of dookage Inspection at  praotisud at No, 1 miue ahall be effective at  both No 1 and Noathfl'old mines with pun-  altioi for refuJ-o wattor in liou of suspension vs followsi���������Up to and including 60 lbs  of refuso per ear double dookago, ovor 00  and Including 100 lbs of refuso per oar confiscation of our, over 100 lbs of refuso per  oar disniimal aftur luve������tl--ation, provl-lnd  that any party diHtnlnsod may appeal to tho  Hupt. of Minos whoso deoiiton is final,  ���������1,���������Tho Company agroes to a minimum  rate of Throe Dollars per shift for minora in  Iho lower huiiiii working* uf No 1 lumu.  i>,���������ti������u Company nun-si* to reoognixe and  intuit a mtli-uoiniiiuiio ui tltive from thu uuiu  mittueof live ou mutiers r-Utliig to thin  ugreumunt or any now uiuttuis uliitugiug tlii'  Htiitu. thurof, Any vaoanoy nu thu uom-  niittoo of live to bo filled at duly called niftM  lacning ot uudergrouud workon* Thu emu  initt'-e of 8 to hnve hiindllng of ohfoli wolj-h  uian'a and ita*' coinmitteo luiwls,  6,--Company aureus not to dinuriiniustu  -igidnst any foruiur employee uud to reio*  btttsauy former e.nployio applying fer  wwk it r������pi4ly ��������������� mweoomhnops r-od trade  The "JSntarpraW  staff   devoteB  aimoeltwo thirxib 0/   its   t-pace   to  aayeriiuiiig ait.cles and events that  whl bench 1 hb own greedy self,    We  ,njJjl\LSuoxi,t-xptiCL_t(Lbte-������-choice-as-  c-.uitnieiit o/g o eiieti, dry gi-tidH and j  Uieat difrpla^eu in their office  win  dows.  Have you Bi-en the new millinery |  at the Big .Store?  Mrs A  Waiker oi thi*- town   was  >unied in maifiage   00 --Thursday  ���������evening laVtio Mr Hob'', Mciuiyre,  The wedding jjariy was a   f.nuily  affair ihe onl^^-il^kpieseut being  thi'bnde-s/rj&iiti'fetMr and Mr?  ��������� * v-,****i        *       1  F!aiik^;jtj|������yf)Mr and .Mis A, Max-  .wflll a'ild: wr' -And Mrs  Slant.  -Salada" Ceylon Tea has the  largest Sale of any 'J'eacold in  Canada 40q per Ifc, Agents, Napier  & Partridge .-������."  Mrand AlrsO. ii. I^JConer returned by road irom Mnnimo on  Monday evettrhig.   Mr Feehner reports llmt tlie Royal City was quite  in '.he fashion during his visit, wet  weather being continuous.   This no  doubt, was largely responsible for  the first dayj of the show being  disappointing, many classes nf exhibits  being  poorly   represented.  No live stock   war on view- large  numbers Ufng expected to arrive  the day he left for homo.   He tells  of the Vancouver papers  relating  the vicissitudes of Mayor Wiilard,  who, it appeals was forced to wander the streets of New Westminster  unti] 8  next  morning  before  ho  found a lodging place, which was  Dually secured in ft hotel bathroom,  "Big 3tore" Raincoat 8naps  14 mens Kngligh Waterpronf������at $2  60 only.  12 mens Blk eorge Waterproofs at  ���������2.00 only.  9LiulioR Vulcanised Raincoat** st  -la.ooonly,  See these goods, they will not last  long at such low prices.  Simon Leiser and Co. Ltd.  , A iiuuiUi of Cumberland and  Comox residents left on Friday  morning lo attend the Exhibition,  among others woro Mr and Mrs T.  0. Turnbull, Robt Strang, Mrs  Magnone and sons, Mrs Hy Creech,  Mist* Meilado and Mr and Mrs Mo  Knight  Five Roies Patont Flour 1(1.25  per bar re J $1,60 per sack of Napiur  & Partridge.  ATTEMPTED  ROBBERY  The first vipuor to'Messrs' Grant  <k Mounce's office last Friday morn-,  ing discovered that   someone  had j  searched the premises, presumably  with a view to robbery.   Mr Meilado  that morning, hud occasion to go to  the offhe, and as the staff had  hot  yet arrived he went in   (the  door  bring always left   unlocked)   and  saw that the drawers of the   desks  had been drawn, and pit peri**, books  etc. scattered over the floor.   He at  once went and informed Mr Grant  of the state  of   affairs,   and   that  gentleman   coming at ocee to   the  place, a search was mad* and it waa  found that ii  crude  attempt  had  made to break   into  the  cafe.   A  miner's pick lay ou tlie floor,   and  the knobs of the   safe door.   Kvi-  deutiy the handlti ot Um pick   had  neen used as a lever, ^i.ud   a  siren-  mji^^Uemi^mj|-:ij;_t^^  the bolts hy   mta������s   of" the  door  nandle, the cmi&equence ise'iog that  the knobs were twit-ted off. leaving:  the golden egg unbroken.   It   was  later found tJwt the pick had  been  tuken from the rack at No. G  Pit-  :iead.   Mr;Roet Mr Grant's :bbok-  ke -per, upon arriving at the office,  proceeded tu opeu the sjiie,   which  (WEUIpaEID  *f*f*Hr**fBr**r*******BjaMHMs'****(*f**M>'-*4H .  JUSt ARRIVED AT THE  Hi1! MAENEt  CASH STORE.  100 Patterns to choose from.  2 Double Rolls for 2octs, upwards.  House Lining, Mixed P tints, 50 Shides o���������  Alaba-itiiit-, E iauml , Stain*, "Tttrniali,  Whiting, Brushes, eto.  T. E. BATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE, Cumborlanrl  T1905 -  (WalDpaperi  responded at >ince, and was found  to be uninjured internally, and with  eon tents intact. A few trifles had  been removed from the desks, and  IL 75 in change, so that tbe loss  is virtually nil, There ie no cine  to the perpetrators, and every indication that detection will be dif-  -ficult.   NOTICE  Persons having accounts against  md) would oblige Uy tending same  immediately, addressed to me' carei"  of  Barnard   & Rogers, Solicitors,,  Victoria.  J. S. HARVEY  ������������������������������������������  ���������*������c^rr^r^z>  JUST   OPENED  New Goods! New Goat Is!  A -arKe consignment of  LINOLEUMS  6ft. tnd 12ft. wide @ 50c per square yard.  Direct from the manufacturers, a full line of  WATERPROOF GOATS  in all the Newest Btyle- nnd Shades.   Prices, as usual,  the Lowest.  New Flannellettcs  and  Wrapperette  Cloths.  Direct from Great Britain  Navy Serges,  Tweeds  and Dress Goods.  NAPIER & 'PARTRIDGE, \  .���������"���������������-.  THANKS   TO  THE COB  By Richard B. Shelton  Copynght, 1904, by Rich-id B. Shelton  They faced each other in a corner of  the vine covered veranda, Frost red in  the face and thoroughly angry, Miss  Sterling with set lipa and flashing  eyes. Beyond the stretch of well kept  lawn the lake shimmered in the July  sunshine and the leaves of the poplars  drooped dejectedly in the heat, but in  that particular corner of the veranda  where the two irate young people  glared at each other the atmosphere  ���������was that of bleak December.  "When I see you again," said Frost  curtly over his shoulder as he strode  toward the steps, "it will be when you  ���������end for me."  "And when I want you," the girl returned in a shaking voice, 'Til come  for you; I'll beg you to return; I'll  grovel at your feet."  Frost bowed,,, low, so low that the  ironic deference "made the girl bite her  lips.- Then he put his hat very firmly  to his unutterable jot and astonish-  ment'bhe was unhubt.  on bis bead and marched down the  path between the rows of laurel trees,  his broad shoulders stiffly erect, his  head very high and his faith in women  badly shaken,  Before he had reached the street be  .was telling himself he was many sin-  conceivable kinds of an ass, and a  if ague desire to go baqk to her'took  possession of him, but this course was  out of the question, and he strode sullenly up the street, bolstering up his  pride with such snatches of the conversation as he could remember.  MIsb Sterling, standing, white and  shaking, by the veranda rail, watched  him go down the path. She was well  aware that Frost was tbe sort of man  who lived up to his word. She had a  promonitlon that if he left In this way  It would be forever. She gripped tho  rail, and tier breath came fast Something like a panic must bare seized  her, for when bo was far down the  path she called: "Sid! Oh, Sid!" But  In such a "weak volco, which ber prido  ���������was striving mightily to suppress altogether, tbat Frost did not bear It  ���������nd kept on his way without so much  ti turning bis bead.  Even whon he reached tho street and  Was lost to sight behind the high hodgo  sho still stood there by the rail Sho  was angry witb Frost for going away  and angry with herself tor sending  him.  She* sank Into a wicker chair and  ���������tared helplessly at tht lako, which  ���������blmmored In tbo heat Thero was a  auspicious blur before ber eyes. This  would never do, she told herself, What  ���������bo needod was action. Sho roso with  a view of seeking tho links and playing  twice around tbe course. Sho was  halfway down tbo path when she saw  HJggtna, tho groom, coming up tbo  drive,  "Higgins," sbe called, "you may put  tht cob in tht trap."  "Bog pardon, mum," Higgins de-  murrod, "but tbe cob's green and ain't  fit for kfllcrj firiv!**,', rr.uia."  Miss Rt**rHn*** -"tnTtipod her toot.  "Tho cob in tbe trap, Higgins, I  ���������aldl"  Higgins made his way to tht stable,  mumbling under his breath, but flvo  ta'atJtca later tLc trap Wuu at tic door.  "Miss* Sterling climbed In and took tbo  reins. Higgins/ let go the cob's head  and by dint ot a wild scrutnblo managed to land in tbt trap ns tho cob  bolted for tbe gate. Tbey toro down  tilt driveway nnd swung Into tlio ttroet.  Higgins, his dignity by this time fully  recovered, ant Itoalde Mln*" Ptcrllng  witb folded arms und Impassive- face.  They drove around the lako at a  rtckiess pact. Tbt girl gavt tht cob  bU head, and tbt cob mado tbo most  if his opportunity. Tboy bumped over  stones tnat nrcea me groom a roc;  from thOjSeat and swung corners that  sent the trap on to one wheel. Higgins covertly watched his young mistress' face and prayed mentally.  On the other side of the lake a cool,  wooded road branched from the lako  drive. Miss Sterling swung the cob  into this, and for the first time in his  ten years' service Higgins took the initiative in conversation.  "Beg pardon, mum; the road's not  safe, mum. They do bo rollin' ii with a  road roller."  Miss Sterling smiled grimly.  "So much the better," she said and  flicked tht cob witb the whip. The cob  responded with a. Jump that bade fuir  to dislocate Higgins' neck, and the  trap went tearing up the road.  ���������     ��������� ���������       ������       *       *       *       ���������  When Frost left the house he walked  aimlessly around tbe upper end of the  lake, reviewing mentally every word  of the quarrel. On the far side of the  lake he paused before the little wooded road that branched off the lake  drive, and because the little wooded  road seemed to offer the peace and  quiet he sought he turned into it and  walked leisurely through the mottled  shadow cast by the branches above  his bead.  He had proceeded a mile or so when  he came upon the steam roller bumping and scraping over the broken stone  with which the roadbed was being repaired. For .lack of better occupation  he perched on a neighboring wall and  watched the roller wending its ponderous way back and forth.  He had been there perhaps an hour  when he heard the whir of rapidly  moving wheels. He looked up to see  a well known trap drawn by a sprightly cob come smartly around the turn  of the road. In an instant all was confusion, for the cob at the sight of the  roller stood erect on his hind legs.  There was a little feminine shriek and  a howl of fear from Higgins. The laborers on the road yelfed excitedly.  The cob came down on all fours  *again and plunged madly into the wall  close to Frost's perch. The trap reeled crazily. There was a sound of  smashing spokes. Miss Sterling was  tossed from tbe driving seat into a  clump of bushes, and Higgins sailed  over the wall like some ungainly fowl.  'The cob kicked himself clear of the  wreck and galloped snorting up the  road.,    '  Frost ran to the,girl and lifted her  from the bushes. To hia unutterable  Joy and astonishment she was unhurt.  All at once he fell to laughing happily.  "See here, you've come to me! You'va  groveled at my feet!" he cried.  At that, moment Higgins crawled  painfully over the fence, his hat gone  and his tousled hair bristling witb burdock burs. ,-.'  fi'He ain't no ladles' horse, mum," be  began in deprecation. j  Miss Sterling, supported by Frost's  arm, laughed lightly.  "Higgins, he's a dear," she declared.  Something from Frost's pocket was  ���������lid deftly into Higgins' palm.  "The cob, mum?" Higgins inquired  Ingeniously.  Whereat Frost laughed Immoderately, and Miss Sterling Hushed,  Colonel Bunker's  War  Talks  He Relates Reminiscences of Charming  Interest���������His   Many   Narrow Escapes.  ~"~***"*"   (?  ^/ to the wah," said Colonel  I Bunker as he finished his  cocktail and slowly lighted a  cigar���������"a long ways, suh, and we who  fought it are about ready to lay down  our knapsacks. I'm not bringing up the  question of whether the struggle was  right or wrong, but I'm sorry for the  brave men who fell in the ranks. And  while I do not care to speak of myself  ���������of my personal life, suh���������I have every reason to believe that I came out  of the wah with credit to myself and  the cause.  "I don't refer altogether to my conduct in battle. There were side Issues  ���������several side issues���������which I had to  face and overcome.  "Soon after I became majah of my  regimenal met up with Majah Goldwin  They Were Br others.  The lato P. T, Barnum was a keen  student of human nature as well as a  natural humorist, and nothing which  sot forth human traits that wero odd  or amusing.escaped his attention. He  was very fond of telling stories of incidents tbat brought out features in  human character���������ono of which, that  delighted bim immensely, waa connected with the Siamese twins.  When he was exhibiting those oriental freaks the press of tho country  mado thorn widely known, and they  became very soon one of his best drawing cards.    ,  Ono day there came to see them a  back country rustic who was perfectly  absorbed In them and Inquisitive  enough' in regard to thorn to requiri  almost a bureau of information to answer his Innumerable questions, Mr.  Barnum happened to bt tbo ono questioned, and be was asked tbelr age,  occupation, original home, whether  they were single or married, tbelr,  wolgbt and staturo and their religious'  belief. Nothing, at any rate, was too  trivial or Irrelevant which tht rustic  thought of, all of which interested tht  ���������bowman Intensely,  Finally tho bucolic visitor started  ���������lowly but reluctantly to leave, but  after walking away a few stops bt returned and said, with tht most solemn  ���������Impllclty: ,  ���������������������������They sit brother*. I presume."*  Success Magaslnt,  Mora Consolsrioe* Monty,  On Wednesday morning of last wttlc  Mr, R, Trimble reoelvod a'latter from  ��������������� iaitUm&tt tislihti in ll^lUui Towsx-  ahlp, tht lettsr being poitefl at Mark-  dale. The contents of this Ittttr wart  t. surprlst to Mr. Trimble, and wars  wtrthy of bolng mado public, Thoy  consisted of a dollar bill and a noto tt  tho tffeot that tho writer somo ������l years  ago had purehnaed halt a pound of tobacco, prlot "ton ponoo," and which had  n������v#r bean paid for. Th* noto ijiialntJv  ended with tho following postscript,  "Quit tobacco twenty years." At tho  tlmt of this purchase Mr Trimble kept  a store about a milt north of this villago en the Toronto and iyd-mharn  Untv-fJtfntrtop Advapoo.   'MY GLOVE STB-tOK HIS FACE."  ,  ��������� .. - o  ���������of���������an���������Alabama���������regiment.-^���������We���������were-  thrown together by accident, and we  became convivial, and it was while in  a state of conviviality that Majah  Goldwin expressed the wish that we  had a Napoleon to lead the Confederate  troops. I could only take his words as  an imputation on the military sklllVof  the gallant General Lee, and almost; as i  Boon as he had uttered,, them my glove  struck his face and I asked him to-  name the time, place and weapons.  "There we were, Majah-Bunker versus Majah Goldwin, ancl^'We^et at  sunrise the next maw^Jn' with:ewords  as weapons. I was^ye1^.better spirits In my life���������cool; c**^tefciiuiia deter:-'  mined���������and I rosolved^'������||i^fo'ce this  fighting from thoi; word, f|,even had the  spot selected tfirough whlcji my sword  was to pass ltfto./ the majab'B body. I  should havo killed my man���������pierced  him through and- through���������but as we  received our swords he remarked to  me:  " 'Majah Bunker, I wish it to be understood that I bad no thought of cast*  Ing aspersions ou the character of our  brave general, I meant that Napoleon  should only lead under Lee.'  "That put a, different look on matters, of co'se," said the colonel, "and  after some further conversation tho  duel was declared off. As a man of  bonab I bad taken tbo majab as be  said; as a man of bonah he bad said  ono thing and meant another, General  Leo sent for me, but what passed between us I shall bold sacred���������sacred as  tlio grave. Don't,you think smoking  conduclvo to thirst, sub?"  After tbo colonel had put'In eight  minutes assuaging tho dryness"of his,  throat bo plckod up tho romnant of bis  cigar and continued?  "Egad, sub, but glvo a man a reputation as a duelist and bis work will  be cut out for him, It soon became  noised about thot I bad brought Majah  Goldwin to book, and I had scarcely  beon promotod to a lioutonant colonolcy  whon Adjutant General Graham of tho  Third corps took opportunity to criticise tbo way I led my mon Into action  at Glendalo. Whon we charged, sub, I  was at the boad of tlio reglmont, sub,  I waved my sword flvo times around  my head and tbon lowerod it, and the  adjutant contended tbat I was short by  two waves. Wo bad an argumont which  rn'f'w In*--*, n ("Hormf**, nnd nt Innjjth T  looked him straight In tho eye* nnd  ���������aid:  "'Adjutant Graham, should it bo  your ploasuro to meet mo on the field of  bonab I win ondeavor to wavo my  hw-ifiI vintM ooo or tho othor pf \t. ]������������������������������  received full satisfaction!'  "Egad, sub, but I havo been told tbat  my remarks woro trlto nnd to tho point,  and I rather reckon thoy wero. Wt  mot early noxt raawnln*. My attitude  was tbe snmo oi bofo\ suh-tbo unmo  as bofo'���������that Is, It was calm and determined, with a fi������r������llncr tbat I should conquer. To do tho adjutant Justice, he  toed tho mnrk, but thoro was a groat  difference In our demeanor���������a groat  difference In my favor. Wo woro about  to placo oursolve-4 on guard when the  ���������djutant Btepped hack and said: ,  " 'Colonel Bunker, I am hean at your  service���������at your service, suh���������but as a  man of honah I wish to make an explanation. At Glendale you waved your  sword five times around your head and  called upon ypur brave men to follow  you. I wa������ under the idea, suh, that  the tactics called for seven waves, and  hence our dispute and this meeting.  Last evening I looked up the matter  and discovered that we were both  wrong. It was six waves of the sword,  Colonel Bunker���������six waves and a determination to conquer or die.'  "Well, suh," said the colonel as he  slowly pushed the ashes off his eigor  with his finger, "as we were both  wrong and as we were both men of  honah the only way to do was to  shake hands over' the matter and become reconciled. I was pleased and  yet not quite satisfied. I had determined to pink the adjutant, suh���������to  pink him in the right shoulder���������and I  felt that I had surrendered a privilege.  The credit of calling him out was mine,  however, and I could not fail to observe that I had gained a point or two.  Fo' weeks later I was a full colonel.  You can draw your own inference, suh  ���������your own inference. I observe tbat  it ls now 3 o'clock in the evening. It  is my usual custom at tnis nour���������mat  is, at 3 o'clock in the evening"���������  There was no reason why his usual  custom should be broken in upon, and  after it had been "duly repeated he  gracefully crossed his legs and musingly observed:  "I should have killed Colonel Hop-  son, suh���������killed him stone dead at the  first fire but for an unlooked for interruption. At the battle of Manassas I  had three horses shot under me���������three  horses, suh. A year later one day  while conversing with Colonel Hop-  son on the incidents of the battle he  turned and said:  " 'Colonel Bunker, allow me to tip my  hat to you, suh. You had eleven horses  shot under you at Manassas, and yet  you took it as a matter of co'se. You  are a chevalier of old, suh���������a chevalier  of old.'  "'Only three horses, Colonel Hop-  son���������only three,' I replied.  " 'Eleven, Colonel Bunker.'  " 'Three, Colonel Hopson.'  "And thus we disputed, suh. The  colonel had somehow got the number  of horses at eleven and wouldn't give  up, and of co'se I stuck to three. The  resuIt"^aTlh"af*r^lIp"fflff^utT^HF  ���������was a" brave and gallant man, and,he'  was on hand in a minute. He chose  pistols, and I felt it my duty to remove  him'to another sphere of action. A  brave and gallant man, suh, but he was  killing too many horses for my credit.  *vV"e had taken our stand and were  Jready for the word when the Federals  "feud'denly attacked our center. General  .$5i;ee sent an aid to find me and to or-,  Melvme to hurl my regiment Into the  thick of the fight, and he came upon  us at the critical moment. I was about  to shoot Colonel Hopson through the  head, but orders from tho chief were  ntot to be disobeyed. As I turned away  Isatd:  " 'Colonel Hopson, our affair Is off for  an hour or so.'  " 'When wo have beaten the Federals  back/ he replied,  "But it was not to be, suh���������not to  be," sighed Colonel Bunker as be roso  up. "When we had beaten the Federals back���������when my reglmont bad performed doods to live In history forever  ���������I returned to the field of bonab. Alas,  I bad no opponent! Colonel Hopson  bad fallen in tho thick of tbo field, dying as a soldier should, and there was  no one for me to shoot at. And, egad,  sub, bo probably wont to bis death  firmly convinced of tho report of tbo  eleven horses���������tbo cloven horses shot  from under mo at Manassas! Too bad,  suh���������too bad! It was an utter wasto of  eight torsos 1" M. QUAD.  Her Lnst Argument,  She wlshod to move from tbo distant  suburb Into tho roaring midst of Gotham, Sbe had piled all hor resources in  argument, but Younghusband was still  unconvinced. Then, with woman's wit,  a last compelling Idea occurred.  "And, dear, you know tbon tho two  cont morning paper would only cost as  a cont."  Then tboy began to pack tbo dish-  waro.���������Judgo,  LINKS WITH THE PAST  *-fOUSE  OF  THE  FAIR    MAID   OP  PERTH WANTS A   TENANT.  For Centuries the Property of tht  Ancient Guild Known As the Glover Incorporation, It Is Known  Wherever the Waverley Novels  Are Read���������Dates Back to the Sixteenth Century���������Its History.  A tenant is wanted, as a local advertisement announces, for a house that  is known wherever the Waverley  novels are read���������the house of the Fair  Maid of Perth. For centuries the  property of the ancient guild known  as the Glover Incorporation, it now  belongs to the Perth Corporation, and  the tenant sells curios and keepsakes  to make up the rent/besides charging  a small fee to visitors. The narrow  street, at the corner of which ��������� Simon  the Glover and his fair daughter arer  reputed to have lived at the "end of the  14th century, is the Curfew-row that  retains its name to this day, though  all the old buildings, from the adjacent Blackfriars Monastery downwards, have long since disappeared.  A charter of William the Lion, of  the year 1210, prohibited foreigners  outside the burgh from buying or selling hides or wool except in the burgh,  a reference to the Glovers, who were  skinners and dealers, in wool and  hides. But it was not until four centuries later that an authentic document relating to the Fair Maid's house  was signed in the form of a charter  conveying land to the Glover Incorporation. The Glovers turned the  upper storey of the house into a common hall, which served as their placo  of meeting until 1787. They sold tfod  place twico and bought it hack, and  finally,the Corporation purchased and  kept it.  During repairs in 1863 the skeleton  of a tall man was found between two  stone floors, the victim of some deed  of blood in Stuart days. "A number of  years later the historic tenement was  let to a tea merchant, who used it as  a store.   From that ignominious   fate  Whnt She Gave Up,  Husband���������I havo mado all sorts of  sacrifices for you. Now, what did you  ever give up for mo?  Wlfo���������What did I ever give up for  you! Woll, I novor! Why, I gave up  half a dozen of tbo nicest young mon in  town!���������Now York Wookly, i  It������������flw������������ert.  Husband���������Why In tho world nro you  always borrowing troublo?  Wlfo - It's tho neighbors' fault  They're always out of ovorythlng olso,  Detroit rfee Vrcw.  Ills tlntes,  When a man longs to aot bis conn*  try's wrongs boforo nu audience ho  put'- a high valuo an his timo.  "Whnt would bo your prlco for a  tnlk on Tttmln?" tlio Hinlrman of tho  entertainment cominlttoe asked the  somber faced foreigner.  "Soventy-flvo dollars for three-quar-  tort of an hour, $50 for an Hour and a  quarter, $20 for two Uoi|rt;t said tbt  Rfjfflaa .':��������� Hf  B0TJS"- OF FAIR M-AI** OK PKnTH.  the Fair Maid's house was at last rescued/but it was in a sadly dilapidated  state. It was then restored and made  Into a show place, after the fashion of  Burns' cottage near Ayr. There is a  niche in.the wall outside where tradition sa*y&the curfew bell was placed.  The Fair Maid's houso is so indissoluble associated with the Glovers  that it "may be of interest to add a  word concerning them, They wero  the chief local traders as far back as  the 13th century, and even earlier, and  under them Perth became famous  throughout tho kingdom for its gloves.  When buckskin breeches were In fash-  Ion the Perth glovers had the reputation of turning out tho smartest work,  and they did an extensive business in  dressing Bheep and goatskins for the  London market, to be used for covering saddles or making knapsacks for  the army, .. .  The glory has not altogether departed from tho Glovers, who are still a  wealthy corporation, but the old  house In Curfew-row ls all that remains to remind the visitor of tbe  trade that once flourished exceedingly  on the shores of the Tay. The glovers,  It should be added, could fight as well  as stitch." The Perth Glovers' March"  ls said to have been played in 1559  before 300 of thorn, who marched to  Edinburgh with ropes round their  neoks���������,TSt. Johnston's ribbons"��������� to  help in establishing the Reformation,  or perish In tho attempt.  A Wonderful Map.  Tbt jewelled map of France presented by tbe Czar to the French nation  at tbt time of tho first wild enthusiasm of their International friendship  some Ave years ago has fouud Us final  resting-place In the Louvre in Paris,  Perhaps extravagance, never reached  a higher tide mark than when that  Idea resolved Itself into a reality.  It Is a yard and a quarter sq-jare,  formed entirely of a moBalc of -rare  ���������tones, Bach department of France tt  represented by a speoial stone���������jade,  onyx, agate, carnellan, malachite, and  such like. Tbo principal towns are  Jewels of fine wator. Paris is Indicated by a ttorsoona ruby of tha sort  called plgoon-blood, one of tho very  tiuest in ail the treasury ot thu CW.  Marseilles has an emerald, a stone  priced at 18,000 roubles. Lyons is represented by a diamond, Bordeaux by  an opal, and Lille by a turquoise.  Tho ttlio and vohm of tho oton** j-j in  proportion to tho importance of tho  town, Such places as Calais, Ronnos,  Tours and Avignon blazo with stonos  which, whllo much smaller, mako tho  wholo surface one glittering mass of  gorgeous color. Pearls are largely  used for tho Insignificant places.  Tbt bellof thfltTmlik from sllftfw fed  cows ls Inferior in quality baa little  foundation. Truo, thoro it a slight  odor to milk from silage fed cows, but  It is not objectionable. Tbt butter  made from It If not talited and ef  good Quanta**, jom .   . CUMBERLAND NEWS  Cumberland, B, C.  GENERAL HOUSEWORK.  Why It Suit* Some Servant* Better  Than Special Work.  The woman who keeps but one servant generally has more difliculty in obtaining her than the woman who re-  quires^ two or three, each specialized  along certain lines, such as cooking,  chamber work and waiting.'  Apropos of this it is interesting to  note in the Bulletin of Household Research an Interview with applicants  for genera] housework, which brought  out the following facts explaining the  preference of a very few women for  general housework rather than for special work:  The general girl has more time to herself than the girl who specializes, because few families who keep but one  girl expect her to answer the doorbell  tn the evening, so the day's work is  practically ended with the washing of  the dinner dishes. One girl, who seemed to have thought the matter over,  said that people who could afford only  one girl "belong to the class who have  6 o'clock dinners, so that everything is  out of the way by 7:30 o'clock."  Employers are now allowing general  girls every Sunday afternoon and every Thursday afternoon as well," while  If there are several girls in a household they have only every second or  third Sunday, according to the number  of employees.  It was also alleged as an advantage  that the general girl is more independent and that she Is sure of a room to  herself, while in more complicated  households the girls are obliged to room  together.  LADY FINGERS.    ..."  Thomas W. Lawson was once visit-)  ed in his Boston office by a young  woman who came laden with all sorts  of college dipomas and gilt edge references. It so happened that Mr. Law-  son needed a temporary secretary,  and engaged her on the spot. When,  later in the day, the young woman  handed Mr. Lawson a number of let-  ters that he had dictated, that were  chiefly remarkable for their hideous  orthography. He called the girl's attention to her blunders, whereupon  she replied with a giggle: "Really,  now, I think I must have been bewitched." "Quite so," said Mr. Law-  son; "some fairy has evidently cast a  bad spell over you.'-  They Wake the Torpid Energies.���������  Machinery not properly supervised  and left to run itself, very soon shows  fault in its working. It is the same  with he digestive organs. Unregulated from time to time they are likely  to become torpid and throw the whole  system out of gear. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills were made to meet such  cases. They restore to the full the  flagging faculties, and bring into order all parts of the mechanism.  "Don't you think the custom of  throwing rice at a newly-married  couple is idiotic?" asked the fluffy-  haired maid. "Sure," answered the  savage old bachelor. "Mush would be  a great deal more appropriate."  Minard's Liniment cures Garget    In  Cows  James Dalryi&ple of Glasgow, the  expert on municipal street car ownership, was comparing in Cleveland  the public with tbe private operation,  of water supplies, gas works and kindred utilities. "When private hands  take hold of these things," said Mr.  Dalrymple, "they run them beautifully at first. The people at first are  highly pleased. But with time's passage the popular pleasure wanes; it  changes to vexation and to bitterness;  and tthat," said Mr. Dalrymple, "reminds me of a recent happening in  Glasgow. "There was a Glasgow  man ,to whom his wife said: "'Donald, next Thursday is Helen's birthday. She will be eleven years old.  Give me a little money, please, to  get a birthday present for her.' "The  man, as he took out his purse, said  querulously: "'How the deuce are  you able to remember so exactly the  dates of all our children's births.'  '"Easily enough,' the woman answered. "Our first child was born on  January 17, and on that day you gave  me a necklace of diamond and rubies.  Our second was born on June 2, and  on that day you gave me a needle  case worth sixpence. Our third child  was born on October 27, and that  date is firmly fixed in my mind  through a terrific rumpus that you  made about a milliners bill.  The War to Make These Liarht and  Dalntr Little Calces.  Mix well together with a wooden  spoon the yolks of four eggs and four  ounces of pulverized sugar; then add  0 three ounces of flour and mix well  again. Beat the whites of the four  eggs to a stiff froth. Have some one  to turn two tablespoonfuls of the mix-  -ture-into-the-whites-as-soon-as-beaten-  ehougli and which you mix with the  egg beater; then turn the rest of the  mixture in, mixing gently with a wooden spoon. This must be done quickly  to prevent the whole from becoming  liquid. Put the mixture into a pastry  bag, with a tin tube at the end in order  to squeeze it out in sticks about four  Inches long into a baking pan slightly  buttered and dusted with flour or else  on a piece of paper placed in the bottom of the pan; then dust them with  sugar (pulverized) and bake in a rather  slow oven. They must not change in  the oven���������that is, they must not spread  or swell, showing the oven is either too  hot or too cool or that the mixture has ���������  not been properly prepared. They must  be like small sticks, round on the upper side and flat underneath. They are  used to make charlotte russe or eaten  as a cake.   Treed By 23 Wolves,  Word has just reached here, says tht  Parry Sound Star, of an exciting experience with wolves in Conger township. Fred Sponoer, of Parry Sound,  who ls foreman of the camps, was making a tour of tht limit early Monday  morning, looking up timber, when he  heard wolves approaching.  In a short time a large paoJe could bt  seen in the distance, and he hastily  climbed a small tree nearby. On they  camo and soon 28 of the hungry boasts  were howling and Jumping around the  trte. Sometimes thoy would almost  teach his feet, as he was only ton "feet  from the ground,  For an hour or more he hud to en-  1 dure the close, confinement omong tho  { limbs with the wolves straining every  effort to gain their proy. After tho  long soigo and tho approach of daylight they left him and ho was ablo to  get back to camp,  The wolves aro giving oonsJdorablt  troublt thit winter.  Sir Henry Irving tells that at one  time visiting Shakespeare's birthplace  he had a slight experience with a  rustic of the vicinity. Being in a  quigical frame of mind, Sir Henry addressed a few questions to the fel  low, and, in reply, obtained some illuminating information, according to  the Buffalo Commercial. "That's  Shakespeare's house over there, I believe," Sir Henry innocently remarked. "Es." "Hav you ever been  there?" "Noa." "I believe Mr. Shakespeare is dead now. Can you tell me  how long?" "Dunno." "Let's see, he  wrote, did he not?" "Oh, yes, he  did siimmat." "What was it he  wrote?" "Well, I think it was the  Boible."  Death Comes to All.���������But it need  not come prematurely if proper precautions are taken. "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,"  and to have prevention at hand and  allow a disease to work its will is  wickedness. Dr. Thomas Eclectric  Oil not only allays pains when applied externally, but will prevent lung  troubles resulting from colds and  coughs.   Try it and be convinced.  /*>  Remarkable    fN/lo-s-t  For Its Absolute Purity and Delioious Flavor  Ceylon  the World's PREFERENCE.  Sold only in Sealed Lead  Packets.   400,500,600.     By All  Grocers.    Black, Mixed or Green.    Highest Award  St. Louis, 1904.  OHIO GASOLINE ENGINES  STATIONARY AND PORTABLE  IRON LATHES, 8-10-12 FT.J PLANES; BOLT  CUTTER8; tBAND SAW; COLUMN SHAPER8?  WOOD LATHES; 8URFACE PLANES; 8team  ENGINES AND BOILERS; BLACKSMITHS'  TOOLS;    ELEVATOR MACHINERY, THRE8H'  ERS,  BELTING.  Two 4-h.p. Gasoline Engines, 2nd hand*  BVIRR1DGE-COOPER CO'Y., LTD,     127 HENRY AVE, EAST, WINNIPEG,  lOT  I bought a horse with a supposedly-  incurable hingb.one for    $30.    Cured  l-him~with=$l-tOO~wor-th=of~MINARD'=S  LINIMEN   and   sold   him   in   four  months for $85.00.   Profit - on   Liniment, $54.00.        " . ,     ,  MOISB DEROSCE.  Hotel Keeper.  St. Phllllppe, Clue., Nov. 1,'1901.  A schoolmaster had just finished a  lesson on "Food," when a boy put up  his hand; on being asked what he  wanted he replied: "please, sir,  Jones said he knew a baby ihat was  brought up on elephant's milk, and it  gained ten pounds In- weight every  day." "Jones ought not to tell you  such rubbish," said the master; then,  addressing Jones, he said: "Tell me  whose baby was brought up on elephant's milk." To which Jones hesitatingly replied: "Please, sir, it was  the elephant's baby."  DRINK DEEP  DRINK  HEARTY  of good  DRINK OFTEN  Very much excited and out of  breath, a young man who could not  have been married very long rushed  up to an attendant at one of the  city hospitals and inquired after Mrs.  Brown, explaining between breaths  that it was his wife whom he felt  anxious about. The attendant looked  at the register, and replied that there  was no Mrs. Bi*own in the hospital.  "Don't keep me waiting in this manner," said the excited young man, "I  must know how she is." "Well, she  isn't here," again said the attendant.  "She must be," broke In the visitor,  "for here is a noe found on the kitchen table when I camo home from  work." The noto read:  Havo gone to have my  out.  It might be supposed that English  speaking people would not venture to  travel in a foreign country without  some knowledge of its language; but  our-countrymen--do--so~every-yearr--A-  lady relates she was one of a party  of English tourists that visited Madrid, * She was the only one of the  number who knew any Spanish, and  her stock wjis confined to "yes" and  "no"' an "milk." By means of gestures they managed to get along the  first afternoon and night. The next  morning.at breakfast there was coffee  but no milk, and the party appealed  to the lady to get some. To her dismay she forgot the word for milk, and  after striving in vain to recall it she  1 seized a piece oi paper and pencil and.  drew the pietn.v of a cow.   The wait-  f er examined the drawing critically,  went oiit of the room and returned  promptly with 0 bundle of tickets for  that day's bull fight.  Mlnard's Liniment cures Colds, Eto.  GOLD STANDARD TEA  A Pure Tea of Finely Selected Leaves.   A Tea that is Always  the Same the year round.  In 1 lb. & >/2 lb. Lead Packets; 3 lb. an   d 5 lb. Tins.  Imported and Packed by . CODVILLE & CO, WINNIPEG.  ���������Mwrrar-iTTi������������������ -���������I������������������������������������������������������������������������'   ' n    in miiiiiis im hi  "Why don't you go to work?" said  a charitable woman to a tramp, before whom she had placed a .nicely  cooked meal. "I would," replied the  vagrant, "if I had the tools."; What  sort of tools do your want?" asked  the hostess. "A knife and fork,"  said the tramp. ���������'"  "   Itch���������MaTi!e~Prair[f^  ban Itch on human or animals, cured  in 30 minutes by Wolford's Sanitary  Lotion. It never fails. At all druggists.  A Harvard professor, dining at the  Parker House, ordered a bottle of  hock, saying, "Here, waiter, bring me  a bottle of hock���������hie, haec, hoc." The  waiter, who had been to college, smiled, but never stirred. "What are you  standing there for?" exclaimed the  professor. "Didn't I order some  hock?" "Yes, sir," replied the waiter; "you ordered it, but afterward de-  | dined, it."  I    Mr, Slopoak���������There are 800   ways  ! in the English language to express being in love.   Miss   Ada���������And   you've  , forgotten everyone of them,   haven't  you?  "Dear Jack:  kimono   cut  Annie."  l^'i-i*(iTi'^i-ni'fl*Sirw^ - in >..u Jin 11  iiS)\  Falling hair means weak hair.  Then strengthen your hair;  feed it with the only hair food,  Ayer's Hair Vigor. It checks  hhlng haw, makes the hair  Hair Vigor  grow, completely cures dandruff. And It always restores  color to gray hair, all the rich,  dark color of early life.  Sure Regulators.-���������Mandrake and  Dandelion are known to exert a pow-  oriluence on the liver and kidneys, restoring them to healthful action, inducing a regular flow of the secretions nnd Imparting to the organs  complete power to perform their func-  tlons. Those valuablo Ingredients en-  tor Into tho composition of Parmelee's Vegetable rills, and serve to render them tho agioeable and salutary  modlclne thoy are. Thoro avo fow  pills so effective as they In their action.  "Thnt speech," said Bird S. Color,  imont a political address, "was ungracious, It romlnfis mo of Scot's  spooch to his wlfo. "Tho Scot bad  married for tho second time, His  new mate was sontlmontal and a lit-  tlo morbid, Sho could not resist ai*k-  iug hor husband now and then If ho  loved hor better than ho had loved  her proeodecoRHor. "Sho would Bay:  " 'Do I moro than fill Jean's place In  your heart, Jock?' " 'Are yo sure  ye're no' rogrottln' Joan, laddie?'  " 'Jock, do ye lo'o mo bottor nor her?*  "Tho man bore several of theso examinations patiently. Then lie ondod  them onco for all with a gruff: " 'Tak'  inn word lur it, JiuU>, ll J<..iu iv..u  Jlvln' yo *v;i'"tui ho horo.'"  Mlnard's Liniment cures Diphtheria.  No one need fear cholera or any  summer complaint If they have a bottle of Dr, J. D. Keilogg's Dysentery  Cordial ready for use. It corrects all  looseness of the bowels promptly and  causes a healthy and natural action.  This is a medicine adapted for the  young and old, rich and poor and is  rapidly becoming tho most popular  medicine for cholera, dysentery, etc.,  on the market.  "Yos," said Mrs. Butte, Mr, Hanson callr-d to sen mo last   night and   "   "Bettor bo careful about him,"  snid Miss Chellus; "ho Isn't exactly  true as Hteol." "No?" remarked tho  other, gazing admiringly at tho circlet, on hor own finger. "Ho seomod  to have the right ring about him  last night,"  Tf**���������-T saved twenty dollars last  rponth by Riving np smoking. Now,  whnt would you llko mo to give up  noxt?   Sho���������-Tho twenty dollars, doar.  Use Lever's Dry Soap (a powder) to  wash woolens and flannels,-���������you'll like  it 33  An angler tells how, when in quest  of fish, he asked a small, barelegged  boy If there were any fish In a certain river. "There is, yer honor."  "What sort of fish?" "There do be  trouts and eels, yer honor." "Any  thermometers?" "Them does be  there, too, yer honor; but they comes  np lather Jn tbe season."  Help your children to grow strong  and robust by counteracting anything  that cauROB Ill-health. One groat  cause of disease in children Is worms.  Remove hem with Mother Graves'  Worm Extorminator,   It never falls.  "T have heard," stammered her  timid admirer, "that you are engaged,  Is it���������er���������true?" "I'm not engaged  yet," ropllod tho fair girl, "but I hopo  to bo soon," "Er~-how soon?" ho  asked. "In a fow minutes," sho replied with shining oyes.  Mrs. De Stylo���������Why In tho world  did you buy thoso trained fleas?  Mrs. Van Nobb���������Bocauso, as I simply  cannot, keep Fido from acquiring  thorn, I'thought I would at least prefer to have him supplied with an educated kind.  WILL CLEAR THEM OUT  BEWARE OF SUBSTITUTES  *T-"*T"***"lT"'���������"""**" i.  Mm Danger Signals  your liver out of order, constipation, or your stomach not  working right, it's a sign of-  distress which, unheeded, wi'll  lead to trouble���������it is time to  take  Beecham's  Pills  Sold Everywhere,    In boxes 25 centt*  A Kansas teacher had been flatly  contradicted by one of hor pupils.  "Don't you know its wrong to contradict your teacher?" she asked, and  thon turned to her pupils and said:  "What does It mean when anybody  contradicts you?" The red-headed  boy In the back part of tho room ropllod, "Why it means that it's up to  you."  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Clerk���������I would like a small Increase  Jn my salary, sit*. Employer���������I can't  do that, but I can fix It In another  way. You know tlmo ls monoy. Clork  ���������Yes, slii. Employor--Wol), he^o-  nftor you can work until 0 Instead of  5 o'clock.  ���������My fcnlr w%% filUni ont tavdw M4t-*mi  ������fr������.(l I wuuM Unt tt kll.  TUn 1 Cilr.l Ayor'  Hull- Vrrtnr, }t aulekl** -topnutt tlit "������lllii������ am  mt,d������ mjr htlr ill looulii wU it to t>������."  RxilKCCi. E. AJ.L1W  rjirobah, IT,  2  IMaUtil*.  Ul*lrjj*fj*������������������t.  f Of mnk*-^  Falling Hair  "Why did you quit your Job?"  "There was n fellow in the oiliue 1  couldn't get Moms with nt all, and  rather than have nny trouble with lilm  I go out,*; no was ho?" "He wus  tho���������er���������hoflR, Seems to mo you'ro  mighty Inqiiisltlvo."  Bookseller-���������Hero's a group of fairy  tnlf-fl tbnt niij-lit Intr-rosi yon, T'n'r  Customer���������No; I'm tired' of fairy  talos. I'vo beon married for seven  years,  W   I*   W   M<  Free Gifts of Toilet Soaps  U������������ SUNLIGHT SOAP and SAVE THE COUPONS.  The Coupons are the same as cash because they can be exchanged for Toilet  Soaps for which you have to pay out money every week,  Users of SUNLIGHT and CHEERFUL SOAPS can &> their TOILET  SOAPS for nothing.  Ask your grocer for paiticulars or write us for Premium List  A gift is of little value* if it consists of something you have no use for.  In exchange for Sunlight Soap Coupons you can get something you need and  use every day.  ���������000  LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED* TORONTO, CANADA. Kootenay SteeS Ran;  A GOOD BAKER  The.  the Koote  Range  pyen in the Kootenay Kange is scientifically prpppr?  tipoe4 to the size of the fire-box, so that no more fuel can be  burned than is absolutely necessary to heat the oven.  The pven is lined with heavy sheet steel, which is a great  radiator of heat and insures  <b M o ir  a uniform heat throughout,  the oven���������no danger oi a  loaf of bread being half done  on one side and burned on  the other.  The Kggtenay jRajr-ge is  built on scientific principles  throughout, and should be  carefully examined before  buying any other.  Sold by all enterprising  dealers. ���������  Pooklet tree.  When "in Cumberland iFpF? tuXS!^m  F^J-.Y  AT THE   VEM.-VME.  US'   An. Cosvkniekces for Guksts,  T*ik B ih is Suwufib with  est   i j ) rs and  i^ars  K. S. ROBES I'SON.  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOO' toe  London, Toronto, Montrisai, Winnipeg). Vancpuyer,  $t. John, N. fi.  BESSSE  Sole  Agent  ' m& amm as &&  O I am prepared   to  q furnish Stylish Rigs  O pnd' do Teaming at  q reasonable rates.  S D. KILPATRlCK'  o o ppoooooooooopooo  SOLID .GOLD WATCHES  SOLID GOLD CANES  "DRESSING CASES  CUT GLASS and  STERLING SJLVER.  Inscription Engraving free and  at"  short notice.  STODDART.  Watchmaker   asy?   "feweller,  WILLIAMS BROS.  Livery Stable;  ���������  Teamsters and Draymen ���������  Single and Double bits ;  for Hire.    All Orders '  Promptly  Attended to. ���������  Cumberland ������       J Titird St., Cumberland,B.C,  1. J, Eenry-g  fiurseries   An/d   Gf**^enr  houses  aOlO WESTMINSTER EOAD,  Vancouver,   -  P   cf  Main nursery for Fruit Stock���������r  South Vancouver, oue mile south  of city. Branches at Victoria and  Matsqui for Seedn and Nursery  Stock growing. Extra large planting for fall   delivery.  One year apple, 4 to 6 feet, $10 to  $12 per 100; apple 2, 3 and 4 years  old, $18 to $20 per 100; Maynard  Plum $1 each  Large imporation of Bulbs fron*.  Japan, Holland aud Prance.  Extra nice, choice of Cherry,  Peach, Plum, Apricots, etc., now  growing for fall order. No expense  loss or delay of fumigation or in*  spection. ,  Let me price your lis) befor$  placing your order. Catalogue  free. Greenhouse Plants, Floral  Work, Bjee Supplies. Fruit packagea  Fertilizers, elc Garden, Field and  Flower Seeds in season.  M. J. HENRY  ;LICENCEE������ AUCTIONEER   and  ". ' "* "valuator. "  OTALL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.  CUMBERLAND      B. O.  JAPANESE  km^%~  J  For CAN DIES  N ovelties,   Pictures,  Frames and cleaning  of frames.  D.   HUNDEN  Cumberland  SSSSSSHSSB  see  Sale of Lands  for Unpaid  Delinquent Taxes, in the Comox Assessment  District,   Province of British   Colum'ila,  -o���������  ���������at a Low P. pee,  Wholesale and Retail.  ������weei and Clean Quality  golfcjs ������2*65^  fanain Cigar Factory  smoke  enterprise  CIGARS  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Thursday, the twelveth day of Ouiober, 1905, at the hoiir of Twelve-  o'clock noon at the Court House, OuinbeiLind, I shall sell by Public Auction ihe lands hereinaftiM' s������i out 4,  the persons-in s-aid list hereinafer set out, for the deliiicnient taxes*'unp-iid ...-by saitl p������i,,v.n-itJ un me 3)**tjJHjv_I>L  BEST  ON  EARTH.  -DHt'enrbe'rrl-904",^Tn:Hm-'imtrem, costs und t���������**.! htes, iticTmifiig the cost of uuvti Using bakl sale, if the total  amount due is not Fooncr paid.  .LIST-ABOVE MENTIONED,  j-..*���������  No, 6 Japto*wa������ C-amberiand B.  HOUSE CLEANING  G'apaljle man will Wash WukIowh, Sci-uli  floors, do (k'neral Housnj Clouniiiij, Wash  plothes or Cook.  Terms;-���������15o per horn; 81.'23 por day.  LOU (IKl)'  Leave or4or5atHuxulen's candy utore.  Fop Kalsomining, Paper-hanging  Glazing * and    Pamtiri/**;,      See  -rich'd. McGregor,  Cumberland Hotel.  Maunfaetured hy  P. GABLE & OQ., JJArtfAIMQ, B.C  CH.  TARBELL,  High Grade Stoves  aud all Kitchen Requirements  SPOBTSMKNS GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  Name  ov Person Assessed.  Audur'on, John  Andcrton, .John  Andr'-w-*, teliziliotb- Blanche  Aiton, .Inlui  Rnylay, John  Dnrfmaii, .Taoob F.  Lvttell, Matt.how  MatthnwB, GJ.i-t))'iit W.  UiiHborruugh, Tliouiua  Williams, \. J),  Jeukinu ''Uafcu, Jolui Kllory  THE  Wonderful Nort&WCSt  Ford, Win  Ford, JoRoph, Oohurii Miirin, Ford ICliss-  abuch, Fold Louibtx and F^rd Marcha.  MoNntt, Potor Slf-wart   ���������  Pimburv, Mnaaou "jr. J:JM-������W  Oarli-on, John  ThoifiHon, Henry h-  Di Iii qnpiit.Tf.)ci<������ 1,.^-. *  SjlOll'J1  Dj-BCRII'TION  OF    PROI'EHTV,  1 ~ 3 a  flilurbst   3 ������. i  TOTAL  Taxes  j*o dutn  ������f  Nal.  5;v  ���������fit**  Lot 124  8 00  0 40  a 00  810   4(1,  L<> 2-20  8 t)i  0 40    2 IM  10   40,  I'nt nf S'lotiao IS,    30 aor.-s  (5 HO  0 30    2 OA  >   30  ttiiiok 13 ii   hot 180,    8 acrii-i  4 00  0 20 1 2 01.  ������������������5 ������)'  ,S(*������tu.nH 34, 50, 51, and hoc 175  50 00  2 50 : a 00  *������������������     54   50,.  Lo 2H)  23 25  -1  10  2 00  1     W   41-  Lor 1)1  9 00  0 45  2' Oft  il    45  S ,'f of Block E of Lot m,    Jflf anres  5 00  0 25  2 00.  7   Up   ���������  ) hot 91  10 00  0 50  *} w,  12   50,  NICLSOX      DLSTHICT.  *  N 3'laoro.s of Saotiou ,'l(i, Tp 10  8 25 |  0 41 | 2 00. ^  Ift   Q*%  . NhJWOASTLK   DIBTLUC'l;  1   Sootiou 5  24 00 |  1 20 | 2 00 |  '27 'aa  HORNBY  ISLAND.  SI? i of S[oo. 2, and NK \ of Soo. IS  20 50  1 02  2 00  ?;} W,  N ,' of NW \ el Soo 2, S J of 8 J of SW J Seo 5  3 00  0 18  2 00  a   78  GROUP 1,  Lot 450 N of Powell River       HIM ooros  140 25  7 40   2 00  m 71,  23   00  f>   19  but 7117  20 00  1 00  2 00  Lot nm  0 85  0 34  2 00  Lot HUM A  12 70  0 M  ti 00  FREE  gOUVENIR  FREE  SOUVENIR  M/suk Twain writtm  "Two Hay."  ovuidiif.  uu i  Twn VVonM''n Wrmic lm:i  V}*9wBV*X'lfif'''*BJy*rBi91'     "' *"*' r'"'''',|,'' n"'"    f'l,ly  Ocv, Jmttmv of Mlnin.  fold myn " Til* Northwi-it  famiMts tl������ in-euicii iios*  ������ffcllit!������i-<, nnd I know of no  mttrmlne ������" ilim. uglily  compaimt to ex-jloit lha  woikUih ol iliij itgioti it  Xhb Wow*'* Wti-t-j."        fti!i������r������,������^������S!liii:'5SJ    resort t<������ vloknce."  THE BIG SPECIAL AUGUST NUMBER OF  <        THE WORLD'S WORK        *  1 iii-criw tne ith'ivi-Iouh devrlopnunt nnd the vant po*H!l>iliti������,.8 of the   $$  ,: ���������'���������'��������� ���������'��������� ���������    ���������_ ��������� ������������������ ���������'.,. . , ii>, . >jI .ui' ������v'ii,,;i, jjirisi-siLs nn n 1'ii.ijuiiin;  'i'or-'of ?"!'l",'"n;a)v ,--!.��������� ������-,i.,--_r...-.a a.i th.i: of rlu. N.':'i!nvi;-.i, hoin iht eAp.iii-  tlnii of I.awi-i and CuijV (,>(!.. r������r"j-!r rom -un!::! -I ''��������� inland. T i>- \V'o.>. p'-i  W'JKK'.vill [tiitiire aiid dciibc itu Rrtinl ii)ifii:urii:,i- siiiniii*/, friiiiiiiijf, Mk  lunihirin-j *������v! 'i"hinr; its cisit-mnd ���������ieo-,!(;; it:i ornnu'i'-.e vii<li \W l:w, it- B*"  r**llr."'������td������' atl tt,- ; 11 .'.;������n't-t ���������<,! m    ���������',;,',-  ,i;,,,r. ,...���������,,..;,., ��������� ".< i .    ���������      tye  The Lewis and Chrk KirpostUon o.t r^octhtvi       m  ���������with *n������pr<, *>|'c]',>i������i-p������i;, nnd dcsi'i-ij-ilive articles. It will l>c ;i nt. r:-',:uy faim  guide ,ind h.Ki'Il.iiok ;i, evrvonn vvho visit** the Exposition, ;h,. ;.C(.'i H^t  ���������ouvvnlr for thotr who cuirmi ji������,  THE WORLD'S WORK  drawl irt inspnuti'ti iif.i tl,������. ���������;.ii,4' ind nniirM** si-iiil of pfrtijn".'. it j������t I n rs *���������  trirtifonntxl the N'Hth-Aest from a v-ilil-rnei- to ti p.nnt r.i.:!i.-,! iii,^;.  F..ivh inunth ii d<:s;riij������������ the vii.il ������'n������i; ��������� in fhe world'-* Idf ,*i.d tin- num  who ������r������ doiri*; th������m.   It ii ��������� Iiiworv of on own lime��������� nip**rli!v iPu^rnttf.  fiw-i^FimJJ/lilficWsrth-rerJ SUwld Bend THB WORLD'S WORK  Cr>C������   Thr'nwuill.il (mybi iillkt Niith-,v.,t fl  ,���������,' ,, .,i������> ������ijti,)tn t<nii������ ������������������- ��������� p ��������� i' ml ���������.���������#-.,  rKCC  ���������<������������l#������"������4 ������������������������ ������i������t ������������imi..i oni.i, 1   'mim��������� t, ������(���������,,(. wiilU *���������������! Orrt, ������r���������i,i,r,}n,"l.fe:  A ''"^ -sii*"!!?������*��������� "*'''" ���������"f "������������������'I" "* ������"��������� i*tn. in ������**>������������������������- -''ittrf 1. f 11.* c**^f  ami tu rvt -1***''~n * tf*i. *-������Artt\,i X',nlf**tt - <>,������.   -|m������w U.I. iMjwr.  t. DOUBI.PDAV, PAOP. A COM*" *     .< :;:; - _4l W(h Su v^ yuth  Tuylor, VV. J.  MoAUiotor. <^>hn  Mo/Mliilor,  1'ihn  Sl'llii'llH,   <i 'llj,lllllll  MoAilintor, .Inhn  livimj, .Inlin  ]Ms������''>, Arthur Lniun  llnllu'i, W. P  l-nol.-y, 0. V,  and Finlicr, I,H,  Mc\H'stti|-, .Inhn  MuAllwtur,   l,ohn  I'I iii.w, Dninitn \V, Kitute  lluidi'y, Jnhn May  Harrison, Win,  SAYVVAHD DISTRICr.  Part of .Smou.dih 20, .1;) and 31, Tn 3  HUrjCItT    DISTRICT.  .Spotinn 11  "     21, W J  "     50 and 51  Kv|. i.f K i ui s-u'tini, ;������������������', Tj! ;*  SintiniK, 11 am' 12, T|i (  ,S J of Si-o'ioii 22,  Tp 4  Su'tinn 28, T-j 4  .Sfotion 34 Tp 4  R !, -f Ii A of Suction 4, T() 5  IC i of SF, j of 9 und SW ,f 10 Tn 5  M i unl N i of .S i of .Seo :.'U, Tp 10  .���������S10 i of Soo 13, Tp II  COAST DISTRICT,   UANGK 1.  Lot 1  I   M 80 I      4 84 j 2 00*)     103   04  48 00  2 40  2 00  24 00  1 20  2 00  28(1 70  17 20  2 00  It 00  0 111)  2 00  123 III  0 17  2 00  32 00  1 (ill  2 00  04 00  3 20  2 00  B82 40  2i> 12  2 00  12 00  0 00  2 00  .1 50  0 27  2 00  307 20  18 30  2 00  21 10  I 05  2 00 ]  A3 40,  27 20  305 00  U (10  131 57  na 00  (10 20  013 fi-j  14 00  7 77  387 50  24 15  I   4S 00 I      2 40 I fi 00 I      52 40  Divtod at Cumberland, lat Soptombor, 1005,  JOHN ijAIKD, Deputy A-wr-Qor,  Oamox. Afiucaemont A>ifltr*ct,  Ouwbftrlaa*i ypat; Office  nm������fl*������N  ���������RS  amavrmm*.! a  '.UUU. !U  To Cure a Cold in One Day  Take Laxative Bromo siuinine TaHett. >e pv6  3maMuiiMtum������Mi>i������������ti3mo!iib<.      Tbis Siguature, ^ SfTJCpr  ,****!**'���������-  ���������tii&tJAHr^  ST"  bTwoIfeys.  onevwy  bOXeZiOe ,ff1J ��� ...I
Iastiaol l^yery Tuesday.
W. B.. ANDERSON,,    '��-      - -      M<3R
The columns of The News are open to all
fvho wish to,express therein views o matters of publio interest.
While we do not hold ourselves re nonsi-
tile for the utter-mces of correspondence, we
jeserve the right of declining to inser"
ominunications unnecessarily personal.
WEDNESDAY.  October  4   1905
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s. & "Oity of Nanaimo/
���Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for
Nanaimo, calling at   North Saanich
Cowich tn Bay, Maple Bay and Crofton
when freight or.passengers offer.
Reaves Nana'.mp Tuesday,"5 p.m., for
Union Bay and Comox.
Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for
Union Bay and Nanaimo.
Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m , for
Comox and way ports.
Leave? Comox Friday, 7 a.m.,^ for Nanaimo and wav pons.
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���Sails from Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m.. for
Victoria, calling at Crofton, Maple
Hay, Coivlchan Bay and North, Saanich when freight or passengers offer
North  S,.anicli   when tide and  wearhe'i
conditions  permit.
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fiails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily excer.'
-fSaiii-tro.'ii Vancouver nfier arrival of ',
P.R. Train No. 1. dail/excepFSuT"
days, at 1 p m,
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be ���iiTiinm'il I'U on applif.aiioii io t!i<
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���failing dales and houi'ii ot sailinn.
Excursion Tickets >m Snic ii.'in and t<
fill Siati'iiis, good for goiii|- journey Saturday und Sunday, njiuniin-- not I'lici
than Momlav.
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IH' order
KUAN*''*  !'���   I'!"'! i'
A Monthly Magazixk Dkvoted to THK
Van ok English
Josimmiink TmrcK Bakek, Editor.
Partial Contents for this Mouth.
Course in English fur tho Beginner,-
Course in English fur the Advanced'Pupil,
Mow to Increase On V- "Vocabulary.
The Art of (.'onv.  V.     u.
Should and Would:    UVur '������ i".-.".- i:u:yi,
1'ioiiiincii.itions (Cijuiury Luc'J:ju.;'-y).
Correct English u, inu (.tome.
Correct Eugliuh in ui;,-,. ���������joI.
What to Way and VVhul. N .tj to Say.
Course in Letter-'-1'11! ni':. and Puucti-atiou.
Alphiibeiu: list e- AIiDioa intionM,
llusinejss English i'oitliu i'li.bi,-  - Vlan.
Compound Won:.-    llo.v in Wriui Tlicui.
Studies in'Eogli.h Literitiiro,
MTt'nv ������    rrn Eivrnnn'tV I
EIJJSS;   ���. t^iWfUM) j
COURTENAY, D.C,        "
DREEDER  of Holste'm Cattle, Chcs-
ter \",
Rocks, &c
jJKKliDER  of Holstem Cattle, Ctics- j a I
ter White l\s���   'Janed Piymcuth | KroM  ,.,ie
Cuban Cigar Factory
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When in Cumberland he sure,
and stay at the Cam herl and
Ho lei, First-Class Accomodation i'or transient and permanent boarders. '
Sample Rooms and Public Hail
Run in Connection  with  Hotel
Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per day
Ii IW fall
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English 4 x BURTON always on tap ; also, the famous MILWAUKEE
BEERS���Anhenser, Bohemian, Sohliia, &c. "Old) GREV BEARO"
SCOTCH WHISKY, Eest Wines and Liquors of all kinds.
The Boarding and Lodging D.-partment, under thc immediate superintendence of Mas
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|^"ii.j.:... ���������A A A -itu *.���������. A -Hi f* A >*- ���������*��������� -���������- **-A -������������������ ���������*-A -������������������ ������������������- A a -.���������������. a ������. j  'By FrcinK. H. Stveet  Copyright, 1903, by Frank H. Sweet  m avrn&et$Wj&ewk a^wmaj^egtamwgi eaAejffrae*wma\& e&t ata arm avtamem-am em  'Throw up your hands, quick!"  Brad obeyed the command promptly  ���������without looking to see whence It came.  That much he had learned from his lifo  Jo the west. But as his eyes found the  beautiful face beyond the firmly held  rifle barrel his hand dropped Involuntarily to his hat to remove It. As it did  so there came a sharp report and a  ���������tinging sensation in his arm.  "That will convince you I mean what  I say,", came sternly from the girl.  "Now up with your hands again, quick!  Tbe next time I shall not aim to firs  between your arm and head, but to  Wit."  Brad smiled grimly. Evidently the  midden motion of his arm had caught  *4he bullet which was merely intended  to graze it, and from the excruciating  gain and his inability to raise the arm  ���������from its limp position at his side he  wr-alized that the bone was shattered.  "Throw them up," repeated the girl  Bmpatiently, "or I shall shoot."  "No need for that," drawled Brad,  "(for I could have drawn and used my  "revolver before this. Just you tell me  ���������wliat to do, and I'll do it. No use monkeying with the 'bands up' business  any more."  He waited stolidly, half expecting  another shot, but it did not come. The  ���������g-hrl was looking at him undecidedly.  "���������Well," she concluded at length, "I  fion't know as it is really necessary for  Tour hands to remain up. I am not  afraid. In spite of what you say I  ���������eould kill you half a dozen times before you eould draw and level a weapon. In all fairness I advise you not to  make the attempt. Now remove your  revolvers carefully, with the muzzles  toward the ground, and drop them beside your rifle. There, that is right," as  MANITOULIN CAN  DO.HER PART  SHOWING    THE    GOOD    WORK  DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS ARE  DOING.  Mrs. Thomas Rumley one of the many  who Found Health in the Great Canadian  Kidney  Remedy.  Silver Water, Manitoulln Island,  July 31.���������(Special).���������Every part of  Canada seems to be testifying to the  good work Dodd's Kidney Pills are  doing and there is no reason why  Manitoulln island should not do her  part. Many a man and woman here  blesses them for aches relieved and  health restored.. Take for instance  the case of Mrs. Thomas Rumley.  She says:���������  "I doctored for years and did not  seem to get any better. It seemed to  be my kidneys that was the trouble  so I thought I would try Dodd's Kidney Pills and they helped me very  much.  "I cannot say how many I have  taken for my house is never without  them and whenever I don't feel right  I take a few. My husband also takes  them once in a while. I find them a  splendid medicine to have handy."  Dodd's Kidney Pills are the greatest  family medicine of the age. They  can be taken by young or old with  perfect safety. They cure all kidney  ailments, and nine-tenths of the sickness of the present day springs from  bad kidneys.  once -"-nought of the half breed being  the thief. He might have carried off all  our cattle if you had not come and discovered him."  "It is a thousand times more fortunate for me, Leslie, that I came and���������  and shall never have to go away  again," Brad returned gravely. "You  can hardly realize what a home will  mean to me." He turned his face  away, conscious that a soft flush was  coming to her. But she did not appear  angry. Presently he felt her hand slipping into his.  we're strangers ana I've never been in  the country before. Though, of course"  ���������after waiting a few moments���������"you  are not believing much I say just now.  But there's another thing I'd like to  ask"���������after a longer pause���������"did you  ever hear of a man shooting through  his pocket?"  Receiving no answer to this, he continued coolly: "You see, folks out this  way have to get into habits like that.  Why, I know persons who could pick a  man's buttons ofE just as easy through  this pocket as .they could by drawing  and taking aim. And that reminds me,  did you notice after I dropped mv  ���������Janus mat tne ngnt one cas oeen m ua  pocket most of the time?"  "What do you mean?" sharply. "That  ���������you-ha-ve-a-revol-ver-t-here-?���������  A Charm That Failed.  Major P. H. G. Powell-Cotton had  some unique experiences during his  twenty months of travel in little known  districts in Africa. In telling of the  superstition of the natives he says:  "Among the week's washing I had  given my boy a vest, which when the  other things came back was missing.  He made some excuse about mending  it, and I thought no more of the matter  till in the early morning I happened to  catch sight of two of my men bringing  It back from the direction of a Swahili  trader's camp. Some time afterward I  learned that the trader was regarded  as a great worker of charms. The vest  had been taken to him, and he had  been asked to cast such a spell over it  that when it next touched my skin any  desire I might harbor of going far  afield would melt away. When the  charm was of no effect the explanation  given by my men was that before leaving England I had acquired witchcraft  potent enough to render their magic  powerless."  A Case of Eczema  o Pen Describes.  After Three Years of Terrible Suffering Lsttie WSary  Millar Was Perinananfly Cured by  DR. CHASE'S OINTMENT.  Ikow  WAXK  S-riMIGIIT   TOWARD   THAX  uouse."  ���������"Joo weapons woro slipped from tho belt  ������ud droppod to tho ground. "Now  walk twenty pncos down tho valloy  mud roraalu standing with your back  toward mo. I will pick up your weap-  em nnd restore 1liom In duo tlmo."  "Too much for you to cnny, all of  ���������Mic-m," vonionstrfttod Brad. "My rlflo Is  mighty heavy. Bottor flro It off and  land It ovor to mo,"  "1 will altond to thorn," sharply,  Tow aro talking" too much, Walk for-  <wml now twenty pacos,"  As ho startod to oboy thoro enmo a  ���������wviigo growl, nnd ho halt turned, Instantly tho rlflo muzzlo was looking  aim In tho oyos, "Nono of thnt," the  tt-lrl admonlNhod, "and lot mo add that  I Blmll not glvo you much more ad-  ttii'O "  "Bntthobear"-  "Ttio bear ls In a trap and perfectly  ���������nfo," curtly. "Aiid"-  -Thou lot mo kill him for you and  tnko off the polt," urgod Brad oagorly,  end ho turned half around,  Th.e girl''1 ef-e* ������vnro na ntooly nt tho  ���������*���������*��������������� ���������*������*"������l if h-M* rlflo. "T **hnll not pnrlef  with you nny moro," sho snid. "If you  do not turn Instantly anil oboy my orders I shall flro. 1 understand your  rrrhih to tnko off the skin. You bad al-  :���������''.���������!*��������� v!'"!'!'"! t,'''���������", hot- did vet f>Tp*>r't  to find mo hero to mar previous sue-  -k-nscs. Now turn."  Brad did ho promptly.  A moment later ha henrd her gather-  laif up tlio wenpoiis. Thon, "Now walk  -straight town nl tlmt hou.no you can see  ���������JllOllg tilt* tl'CWI,"  lTnlfwny tn th������ houso ftrnd called  aw his shoulder:  "Would you mind explaining that re-  ���������bmii k about previous successes'-*"  The girl wm silent,  "Struck m������ nt sort of mysterious,"  mrnd   wont   on   reflectively,   "sr-plnff  "Sometimes I meet up with cases like  tliis when I do not have time to draw  in" the regular way," said Brad reflectively. "Then it is convenient to have a  weapon lying loose in the pocket. I  have ruined a lot of clothes practicing  that way,"  "Have you a revolver lying there  now?"  "Yes, and had you been a desperado  I might have used it. Here it is." And  he hr-lf turned, tossine the. rf**rolvpr pt  uer feet,   involuntarily *cue muzzie vi  her rifle lowered.  "Why did you not shoot me if you  could?" she demanded.  "Shoot a girl like you? Oh, Lord!"  They walked on for several rods,  then he called again over his shoulder,  "Would you mind repeating that remark about previous successes?"  "Why, you have beon coming to the  mouth of tho valloy and removing  skins from the bears we caught In our  traps. This would havo mado six, only  as soon as I found tho grizzly was  caught I wont up thoro to wntob." Tho  girl tried to spoak sternly, but Brad  fancied ho could detoct doubt in her  voice.  "Tho grizzlies caught our cattle," tho  girl added after a fow moments, "nnd  thoy all seemed to enter tho valloy  through tho gully. That's why wo sot  traps thoro."  "And aro thoro no men bore for such  work?"  Sho hesitated, but only for a moraont.  Apparently tho voluntary suiTondcr of  tho third revolver had disturbed her i  self confidence, |  "My father was thrown from his  homo Inst wool* and Iind his log broken," sho answered, "nnd tho only mnn  besides him Is a half brood wo biro. IIo  ls i-usy olsowhoro today."  "You aro taking mo to your father?"  "Y-on, that was my Intoutlon, but I  don't fool quito as suro now. If you  will toll mo you hnd nothing wuntovor  to do with tho boars I���������I supposo you  could go bnck, I -would not llko to  mako a mistake"  ���������It Is Impossible for mo to go back  now," said Brad decidedly. "You soo, I  am under suspicion and could not  think of going until thoroughly cleared,  It would loavo a taint upon my character, I"��������� But sho bad boon watching  Mm for pnree ml-inri**" Inlnntly, tin nrlil  look of ronstornntlnn coming to hor  fnco. That nrm, with Its hnnd resting  loosely In the pocket, hung strangely  limp and lifoless, Suddenly she whlrlod  to bim.  ���������'���������Old   T-iltil   T" -  nho  hetjnri    Thon*  "Yes, I know I did. You need not say,  You would turn It off with somo fool-  ishnoss. That arm Is shattorod, I  know It from tho way It looks. We  must hurry to tho house now so I can  attend to It."  Two wooks later ho was lounging In  nn wih.v ohnlr on thr- p\n?.ta of a houso  half tolddon among tho trees, his nrm In  a sling. Tho girl wns standing nonr  bim. Evidently tho two had beeu talking.  "It ii fortunate for us that yon  came," tbe fflrl ohnorved.   "We ni������rer  Took It For Granted.  When Lady Davy was advanced In  years there came to Rome a very foolish Russian on whose credulity his  friends used to practice. Among other  things they informed him that there  had till shortly before been in the city  an English lady at whose house her  friends used to assemble. After her  death they found it so inconvenient to  lose their point of meeting that they  had her embalmed and placed every  evening on her accustomed ottoman.  As he became very anxious to assist at  one of these strange reunions, some one  agreed to take him there. When he arrived, there, sure enough, sat the shriveled old lady. He circumnavigated the  ottoman several times, finding all that  Be-had- been~tord~ wa"s~t*6^truer"tEe5"  threw up his arms and with the cry,  "It is too horrible!" rushed from the  room.���������Sir Grant Duff's "Notes From a  Diary."  Carried hy Storm.  Green���������I married my wife three  ���������weeks after she accepted me. Brown  *-That*s nothing. I married mine three  days after she had refused me.���������Chi-  cptra Newa.  Many of the cures brought about by  Dr. Chase's Ointment are so much  like miracles that people can scarcely  believe them. When Baby Millar became a victim of eczema her parents  did everything that could be done to  get her cured. Three doctors tried all  the means in their power, but without success, and then all sorts of  remedies were used, wiui the vain  hope that something would bring relief from the disease that seemed to  be burning up the living flesh.  It was not until Dr. Chase's Ointment was used that relief and cure  came. This case is certified by a  prominent Sunday school superintendent of St. Catherines.  Mrs. Wm. Millar, St. Catherines,  Ont., writes:���������"My daughter, Mary,  when six months old contracted eczema and for three years this disease  baffled all treatment. Her case was  one of the worst that ever came to  my notice, and she suffered what no  pen can ever describe. I had her  treated by three different doctors, but  all to no purpose whatever, and all  sorts of balms, soaps and lotions were  tried with no beneficial results.  "Finally I decided to use Dr. Chase's  Ointment, and to my surprise she began to improve immediately, and after regular treatment for a time the  disease of so long standing completely disappeared. As that was four  years ago, and not a symptom of this  distressing ailment has ever shown  itself since, tho cure must certainly  be a permanent one. At the time of  this cure we were living in Cornwall,  Ont., and the doctors there feared if  she was not cured of Eczema she  would go into a decline."  Mr. S. Richardson, jun., Superintendent Christ's Church Sunday schol,  St. Catherines, Ont., writes: "I am  acquainted with Mr. and Mrs. William  Millar and believe they would not  make any statement knowing it to be  in any way misleading or untrue."  rue."  Dr. Chase's Ointment, GO cents a  box, at all dealers, or Edmanson,  Bates & Co., Toronto. To protect you  against imitations the portrait and  signature of Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous receipt book author, are on every box of his remedies.  "I guess our boy Josh is going to be  a great statesman or suthin'," said  Farmer Corntossel. "Is he interested  in the tariff?" "No. But every time  he runs across a funny story he  learns it by heart an' tells it at the  dinner table."  $100 REWARD $100.  The readers of this paper will be pleased to learn  that there is at least oue dreaded disease that soionce  has been able to cure in all its stages, and that is  Catarrh. . Hall's Catarrh Oure Is the only positive  ������ure now known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh  being a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken in  ternally, acting directly on the blood and mucous  surfaces of the system, thereby destroying the found  ation of the disease, and giving the patient strength  by building up the constitution and assisting nature  in doing its work, The proprietors have so much  faith in its curativo powers that they offer One Hnn  dred Dollars for any case that it fails to cure. Bern)  for list of testimonials.  Address: JF.JT^gHElSEY 4 Co.. Toledo. O.  Sold by druggists 75c. .-,  Take Hall's Family Pills for cousti pattern.  Nobleman Raises Mules.  William Anson, nephew of Lord  liansdowne, the English statesman,  cousin to the Duke of Marlborough,  and a near relative to the Duke of  Portland, owns a horse, mule and cattle ranch in the San Angels district  of Texas. Mr. Anson, during the South  African war, acted as an agent for  the British Government there In the  purchase of horses and mules, He ls  an expert horseman and much of his  time is, spent now In training polo  ponies. These animals ho buys for  $25 each, and after a short course of  training he ships them to England,  where they bring fancy prices. Mr.  Anson affects the western ranchman's  garb and few of thoso who met him  would havo taken him for a member  of the English nobility.  Paying England's Fighters.  Great Britain's groatost soldiers and  sailors receive great rewards for their  Bervloea. It ls now proposed to glvo  an honorarium of $125,000 to Admiral  Sir John Fisher, First Lord of the Admiralty. Lord Wolscley received an  award of $125,000 after "the Ashantl  expedition and another of equal amount  at tho conclusion of tho Egyptian war  In 1882. Lord Alccater rocolved a peerage and $125,000 for tho bombardment  of Alexandria, a day's work, which was  valuable largely bocauso It disclosed  tho weakness of tho British navy at  that time, Lord Roberts received $500,-  000 btwldes his full pny as commandor  In chief for Mb work In the Boer war,  and Lord Kitchener motived $250,000  for his services tn tho Hame struggle,  An Absent-Minded Lord.  Lord Avobury���������bottor known as Sir  Johft Lubbock���������has a story to toll of,  his abaentmlndodnoHR. For forty  years he has beon a director of a certain company. That company changed  Its offices twenty ycnvB ago���������a period  sufficiently long, ono would think, for  even a man of science to get accus-  tuu.tj Lo tliC new place of !m:i*!-k -.:���������*.  Ottfl ���������morritn*** tiint. mimmor, hnwevor,  the distinguished student of bees and  ants wont forth to attend a committee*  mooting at tho office ot the company,  Ills mind was busy, as It always is,  and ho calmly walked past tho door  and went on until lie louud iiimHoit  Inside mo porch of tho building abandoned twenty years before,  The  King's  English.  Tho following appeared as a coster-  tailor's ndvoriispmont! "A slap-up togs  and klokf-lcs builder, with upp< r Br-njo-  mint* -mtppfirt on a downy plan with  i n-iok'i-ldns off bankypauUy Ut-������lgn, with  a double fakement down the Hides and  i artful bititcini at bottom, with klckslc-s  1 cut p<*gtop, half-tight, or to drop loose  ; ovor tho trottrr**,   with   fancy   vests  mad������ (o fia-*h the dlck<y er to flt tight  round the -"ora**-."  A Creamy Rice ruddlngr.  Place three tablespoonfuls of rice In  a double boiler over the fire; add a pint  and a half of milk and half a pint of  cream. Season with half a teaspoonful  of salt, four tablespoonfuls of sugar  and a teaspoonful of extract of vanilla.  Cover the kettle and let the rice cook in  tho milk until It is soft; then turn the  whole into a well buttered pudding  dish; grate a little nutmeg over tho top,  stand the dish in a moderate oven, and  let the pudding bake until it Is like a  thick cream and ls a light brown over  the top. Do not let it bake too long. A  few raisins added to the pudding before placing It In the ovon will Improve  It Serve cold "wjth currant lolly.  The Wife���������I expect the new girl  this morning, and you haven't ordered  that new iron bedstead for her room  yet. The Husband���������Oh, I wouldn't  worry about that, dear. Perhaps we'll  be looking for a new girl before night.  H. E. Buermyer, President of the  National Amateur Skating Association, was describing a banquet that  he had once attended in New York.  I found this banquet interesting, he  said, and I was one of the last to  leave. In the cloakroom, as I was  putting on my hat and coat, I couldn't  help noticing the woe begone look on  the attendant's face. The poor fellow  appeared worried and sad, and every  little while he sighed and "muttered to  himself. "You seem disconsuHate'  friend/, I said. "I am disconsulate,  sir,", said the attendant. "What is  -the���������trouble?11���������said-L���������"Haven't��������� the-  guests tipped you well tonight??" The  attendant answered in an excited  voice; "It's not only, sir, that they  haven't tipped me, but they've taken  the quarter that I put in the tray for a  decoy."  ���������*i;-,r  SHAKESPEARE'S  MEMORY,  Festival Began In Enguand, April 23,  the Poet's Birthday���������An Adequate  Memorial Wanted.  The crowd of admirers of Shakespeare in England is a largo one, and  perhaps that is one reason why there  is a division in the councils over the  best way to erect a lasting and a fitting monument to his memory.  "Shakespeare week" is a festival season recently established In London,  and it ls none too long In which to  hold the world's attention upon the  man whose Influonco upon the world's  thoughts Is uocnnd to none. Th������ festival Begins April 23, tne mnnaay oi  the poot, and oue of tho committees  having at heart "an adequate Shake-  spoare memorial" has movod this year  for some sort of commemoration doings throughout that woolt tho world  ovor to stimulate tho flow of fundi  necessary for the work.  Sliakospoaro's memory Is safe today, and thoro aro millions of people  who at first blush would say that he  has created for hlmsolf In his works  the only monument necessary to koop  It greon to tho ond of tlmo. But  memorials toach a lesson by showing  the ostlinato In which groat men have  boon held at dlfforont epochs, and the  desire of tho English to go upon  record at the beginning of tho twon-  tloth century as a people proud to  honor the prophet born to thom more  than 300 yonrs ngo will find sympathy  everywhere, And with regard to the  most sultablo form of a momorlal the  tmrtteitintt* rwmtrvmon of Shake-  r-pr-aro will not be alone In their divided opinions,  Horn readers will nevor overlook  Shakespeare. But the reading of his  plays leads to a doslro to see them  actod on tho stage. People who have  uut luu i;uLJt of issrlng over hcolajt.ro  first Interested In tho master through  his plays, after seeing which they begin to road the crlglnal text. A Shako-  sponro 'nbrary-thoiitro" in London Is  suggested by tho Spectator as the best  form of memorial to foster tho Shake-  iMicarcan cult. It rays with truth that  Bhakosponr������ spoken and Shakespeare  heard la Shuk',.'**>''.'ir*������ hlmr-plf.  London hns In mind a memorial  building with a statuo or ft etatue  alono. If London erects a flhake-  upcare theatre It will not be long before the many visitors to that shrine  will move frr one nearer home.  Slimmer Complaints  The very best medicine in the world  for summer complaints, such as cholera infantum, diarrhoea and dysentry  is Baby's Own Tablets. During the  hot weathorii months no wise mother  should be without a box of Tablets In  the house. These troubles come suddenly and unless promptly checked  too often prove fatal. Baby's Own  Tnblots act nlmost like magic in these  cases, and speedily reniove all cause  of danger, Mrs. Alox. Poulin, Cara-  quet, N. B��������� says: "I think Bnby's  Own Tablots the best mediclno in the  world for children. I hnve used thorn  for cholera Infantum, teething and  other troubles, nnd It Is astonishing  how quickly thoy relievo and curo  those ailments." An occnslonal dose  of Baby's Own Tablots will keep iho  stomach nnd bowels right and prevent summer complaints. No mother  need bo afraid of this modlclne���������It ls  guaranteed to contain no opiate or  harmful drug. It nlwnys does good-  It cannot possibly do harm. Be suro  thnt ovory box boars tho full namo  Baby's Own Tablots and plcturo of  four-loaf clovor on tho wrapper around  iho box. Any th Im? olso is a dangerous substltuto. Sold by nil druggists  or Heut by mall ul 25 cents a box by  writing tho Dr, \Vuiiams' Mediclno  Co,, Brockvillo, Ont.  Mark Twain, In his lecturing dnys,  roachod a smnll onstorn town ono af-  ternoon, and wont before dinner to a  harbor's to bo shaved. "You aro a  Hti-ungor in this town, nlr?" tho harbor askod. "Yes. I'm a stranger  here," was tho reply, "Wo nro  having a good locturo horo, tonight,  sir," said tho harbor. "A Mark Twain  lecture. Aro you going to It?" "Yos,  I think I will," said Mr. Clomoris.  "Have you got your ticket yot?" tho  harbor asked. "No, not yot," said tho  othor, "Thon, Bir, you'll havo to  stand," "Donr mo!" Mr. Clomons ox-  clnlraod. "It seems as If I always do  havo tn stnnd whon I hoar that man  Twain locturo."  DODD'S  fTClDNEY  PILLS  >\\S"V /  J  PATRIOTIC EDUCATION  HON. DR. MONTAGUE MAKES STRONG  PLEA FOR STURDY CANAD1AN1SM.  Canadian Clubs Foster Strong Home Sentl  ment���������Tlio Example of Japan���������Our Ka- 1 saw  mill,   one  tlve-lioru CltUou���������������Stirring Kpliodef la  Our HUtory-Chalr ot Canadian HUtory  In   tlie   Chief University Strongly Ad-  Yocated,  ted States. Australia got confederation too early. In Canada confederation came a^ the result of a deadlock, which, being broken by compromise, resulted in a united whole.  In Australia confederation was due to  agitation. As an evidence of how  forced must have been their confederation, as the capital of the country  they had named a placo with one  hotel and ono house.  1 He could not remember tho name of  it.  So far as her constitution is concerned, Dr. Montagu������ was afrai-d that  Australia would have to    recast it.  UNIQUE AZTALAN.  St. Catharine's Canadian Club recently listened,to an address by Hon.  Dr. Montague on the study of Canadian History. In part tho doctor  uaid that what Canada haB wanted  through all its history is a strpng  Canadian sentiment, and we cyhnot  have Canadian clubs throughout the  country without maintaining and  sustaining that sentiment. "Referring  to tho example of Japan, he said,  her success to-day was due to hor  systematic teaching of patriotism ix.  every department of her educational  system. Canada has sadly lacked ik  this respoct; the patriotic sentiment  has not been-B\iffieiuntly developed ia  this country. Happily this is passing  away. Canadians were beginning to  pay more attention to their country.  Patriotism is growing in Canada. Ho  liked tho spirit that influenced that  old patriot to say "My country may  she always be right, but my country  right or wrong."  Of the Canadian population 87 per  cent, are native born. That was a  tnarvolous compliment to our national development, showing that tho  ���������development of Canada has. been  practically accomplished by Canadians themselves. Providence was  wise in allowing, this for there are no  persons like those to the manor born  who can so woll lay the foundation  of a country. In the great North-  West there are three Canadian born  citizens to one foreigner to-day,  which is a matter of congratulation,  as it ensures the future of our great  heritage. The speaker said he would  like to see established either by the  Government or by private subscription a chair for the study of Canadian history in our chief university.  This he thought was (necessary if  patriotism was to be fostered, and  made to grow in Canada.  Some say there is little of interest  -ln���������ther-hisfcer-y���������of���������������anadaT���������but���������-he-  wished to argue against that   view.  Was there hot something stirring in  tho story of the sturdy pioneers who  camo hero and hewed out homos   in  the wild country?   Was there no Interest in tho    history of the United,  "Empire   loyalists    who   left    their  homes aci oss tho lino and came   to  I Canada because thoir loyalty to Britain would not 1*1   them remain un-  dor a foroign flag?   Then thero was  jthe story of Lasallo and his voyagers  who forged their way westward, nnd  tho   story of   Canadian   boys   who  fought   and    died    at    Queenstown  Heights or who gave up their lives  In South Africa.   Was there nothing  in the story of our commercial   and  political development,    which would  provo   an  Interesting   study to tho  Iboys and girls who hold tho dostiny  of   this grand   Dominion    in   thoir  hands?     '"Surely,"    remarked    the  speaker, "it would bo a sourco of interest and wonder to our boys   and  girls to learn of tho wonderful development of'"their country.  Yet if you  ivlsit our itfiblicV   school to-day   you  will find    thafrrvory    llttlo is boing  'don������ to instil prldo of country  ana  pride of possession into tho minds of  our boys and girls,"  Dr, Montaguo   spoko   of tho   pro-  Judlco which oxists in England   and  Scotland    against Canada, and   mo  ' said ho was of tho opinion that this  projudico would novor    bo dlstiolvod  . until wo thoroughly informod tho old  country pooplo   regarding our country'! wondorful' poaslbliitlos.  Ho bo-  liovos in Canada   hlmsolf and    was  proud that ho was a Canadian.  ���������    "Sir Wilfrid   Laurior was right,"  ���������aid ho, "whon ho declared that hurt  contury was tho contuijy of tho United  States,   but   that this century   was  iho   contury   of Canadlanlsm.    Tho  agitation for   reciprocity with Canada is growing across tho lino. Thoy  aro beginning to find out ovor thoro  tho wagnitudo ot tho Canadian mark,  ot,    Why an apostlo   of reciprocity  was sont ovor to Toronto from across  tho lino to Impress upon Canadians  tho importance    of commercial reciprocity   'between Canada   and   tho  United Statos.   "And I havo this to  ������ay, with ovory omphasis, that    oo  party in Canada should co*n������i<tor any  policy that   is not  thoroughly  and  absolutoly Canadian, or that is dependent on any othor   nation undor  tho Him,   It Is our   mission to perpetuate   for  over on   tho American  twill'(tw.i,       Ihu    Ij<.w.j,!j        ..���������il,V.liu.,������  whSeh we Itivc, nm" \t '**��������� Jim* n** well  to lot our American cousins know  this, so that thoy will make no role-  tako about it."  Dr. Montaguo thon spoko of tho  eimilarity bot.ween Cnnnda nnd Australia. In the flrnt pine������ thoy aro  British, socondly thoy aro in confederation, thirdly thoy afo English  speaking, and fourthly thoy are in  thoir early development aa wo aro.  In f-otno ways Auntralia is not so  "flrltlsh n* Cnnndo, yot in other wnyn  She is moro so thnn wo are. Yet sho  hns not hnd to "���������iifTer tho In*** of ter-  rJtory as ha* Cnnuda. Tho Australian confodoratlon is called not a  "Dominion but a Commonwealth, nnd  he did not like tht- reason. It wa*  called such bocauio in Australia It  was behoved thnt we in Canada wore  *mt ������it (rt-u eJ* Umi iM-upta ul tha Uui*  erne woman says tnat tne reason that  she never married is because some women marry so mirth.  Generally when a woman drives a  man to drink he jogs along right  steadily without shying at anything  along the way.  The proof of the pudding is in what  the visitors say about it after they go  home. o  Some men would have more of a desire to take a hint If it were nailed  down.  Distance lends enchantment to everything but a pretty girl.  Country Pleasures*  The flowers have come as flowers have  done ,  Since first the buoyant world was young,  When glad creation's newborn son  Voiced happy heart with joyous tongue.  The world's a-thrill with joy intense,  The throstle pipes from wind-swept lea���������  Now mother will again commence  Prom sassafras to make our tea.  The lark is Mjlnglng through the blue,  Faint comes his glad note from afar;  The sunlit space It travels through  And echoes where his nestlings are.  The boys are splashing in the ditch  And making lots of noise and fuss,  To trousers' band they give a hitch  j. And wade out after calamus.  The lilac,leaves like squirrel's ears  Are standing pointed and alert,  The tulip's crimson head appearn  The gladsome season to assert.  Dame Nature now ls all awake  And calling to the sons of men.  And in response some eggs I taka  And amble out to set the hen.  Down by the pond the willows show  Their golden -wands with greening fringe,  The,wlmpling waters slowly flow,  -i-The-wavelets-on-the-banks-impinge.���������  A mong the buds of columb'ne  The bees are buzzing overhead.  I'd like to loaf, but, baby mine,  I have to hoe the onion bed. (  The   Only  Brick  Walled  Totv.dl   Site  Found In Thin Country.  In many respects Aztalau, in Wisconsin, is among the most remarkable prehistoric monuments in the northwest.  It is the only brick walled town site  found in this country. It is on the bottom laud of the Crayfish river, about  two miles from Lake Mills. The inclosing walls of the town site are about  700 feet ou its flanks and about 1,500  feet long. Tho river served to complete the inclosure of seventeen acres  of land.  Within and without the inclosure  there are round, truncated and obloug,  mounds. Just beyond the inclosing  walls the laud rises abruptly over  twenty feet to the rolling table lauds  of the surrounding country. From the  bank above a stone could be tossed into the town site within the inclosure,  which would seem to be a good reason  why this Inclosure, which has beeu  called a fort, could not have been intended for a defense against any human etfeniy.  Along the brow of the higher land  Is a row of more than thirteen round  pyramidal mounds ranging from threo  to twelve feet in height From the top  of these mounds or standing on the  table land an enemy could command  the whole town site. It has always  been conceded that Aztalau was not  inclosed for purposes of defense. It  has been supposed that it was walled  for protection from wild animals,  though the inclosure has never been  high or abrupt enough since its discovery to keep out the panther, wildcat, wolf, bear, moose aud buff alo, which  were the only dangerous animals of  the woods hereabout.  The-purpose of its inhabitants in  constructing this inclosure over a half  mile long still remains a mystery. The  most remarkable art of Aztalan is its  brick walls and walks. In this it is  singular and alone, the only example  of bricklaying among all the monuments of the mound builders. These  bricks or bricklets< are not rectnngu-  lar and regular iu form and size, as are  the modern brick. They are simply  balls of, plastic clay weided by the  hand into small bricklets of irregular  form about the average size of a snowball. The material used was the  glacial yellowish red clay of the vi-  MOTHER OF A. GREAT, HOUSE.  Dowager Duchess of Abercorn, Queen  Victoria's Oldest, Friend.  'ihe Dowager Duchess of Abercorn (who was Louisa Jane Russell,  daughter of the sixth Duke of Bedford, died recently of gastritis at  Coates Castle, Sussex,  'iiie Dowager Duchess of Abercorn  the "Mother of the Hamiltons," bore  the same relation to the British peerage through .her family connections as  did Queen Victoria to the Royal families of Europe. At the coronation of  King Edward and Queen Alexandra  seven of her descendants of the third  eyeud nas been measured, ana it was  found that 20 winks can be made in  four seconds.  Japan's Population.  The population of Japan totals at  least 5,000,000 more than that of Great  Britain. If you include Formosa and  the other annexations the Japanese  people numbered 46,500,000 six years  ago, and they were then increasing by  nearly 500,000 a year. Japan also has  some very big towns. Tokio has a  population of about 1,500,000, Osaka  between 800,000 and 900,000, and thero  are about 20 others with a population  of ww* than 50.003.  With the rUiiff on It.  Grayce���������Edythe Is pretty foxy. She  "won't say anything about her love affairs, but I have an Idea that she has-  finally accepted young Saplelgh. Gladys  ���������In that case ".lie Is apt to soon show:  her hand.  Shrinking.  Mrs. Brown���������My husband says there  has been quite a shrinkage in the stock.  Mrs,, Jones���������I see. They have the same  trouble in Wall street that we do in  dry goods���������you can't always get goods  that won't shrink. '  More Like It,  cinity, arid the color of the bricks is  red or,light yellow. Under the glass  scrapings appear like a handful of  crystal sand.  POINTED PARAGRAPHS.  -VSrtr  "Do you think the serpent tempted-  Evo with an apple?"  "Nobody knows, but I have always  wondered it It wasn't an Easter bonnet"   ,  ��������� _  Its Function.  "What business is your son Inf  "Sonp."  "How is lie doing?"  "Oh, ho cleans up several thousand  every year."      Right at Home-  "Aro the neighbors friendly ont your  way?"  "Oh, yes; they will como and borrow  tilings before they have bad an Introduction."           No Use LMng.  When man is too Inert  To flirt,  When Bomo young girl can't turn hU  head,  8* might as welt be dead.  Don't be a misfortune teller.  If you can't do anything else, try to  keep out of the way.  You don't have to bo Impolite to people because you dislike them.  Don't think up mean things in your  mind which you intend to say if you  get tho chance.'  Don't tell your wrongs to your friends  unless you want to discover,that their  enthusiasm Is very weak.  When an accident happens, there ls  always some ono present to tell how  it could havo been avoided.  A man never knows till ho gets out  of tho rut bow many jolts and bruises  he would havo missed by staying in it  It is figured that ono rich mau's son  wbo has all tho monoy he can spend  will spoil ten poor young men In tho  course of his life and not half try. <  nolVAGEK   nrCHKRS OF A r.KKC'>*{*-.  and fourth generations acted as court  pages. She was born July 8, 1S12,  and was consequently in her 93rd  year.   .  ������. Last'year on her birthday she received the congratulations of 146 of  her 205 direct descendants, un,d she  has seen her great, great-gran dson^ the  infant son of Lord Douglass. She was  married.in 1832 to the first Duke of  Abercorn, whose Irish estates at  Newtown Stewart, County Tyrone, are  among the finest in Ireland. She had  14 children, of'whom 10 survive, the  Marchioness of Lansdowne being one  of the daughters. Among her 65  grandchildren are the Drike of Marlborough, the Duchess of Leeds, the  Marchioness of Waterford, the Marquis of Hamilton,, and the Earls of  Durham^ Dalkeith', Lichfield, , and  Kerry, bue herself was a Russell,  the second daughter of John, sixth  Duke'of Bedford, who was born in  1766.-.  The family gathering on her birthdays were interesting occasions,: as  more than once the duchess' descen-  -dants-assembied���������to-offer-their-^-con'*  gratulations to the venerable lady,  many traveling from distant parts of  the globe to file before her, headed  by her eldest daughter, the Dowager  Duchess of Lichfield, with 13 children  arid 13 grandchildren, followed by the  13 children and 15 grandchildren of  the late Countess of Durham. The  duchess was regarded with, great affection, not only in her own family,  but in the wide spreading circle beyond it, and she continued to the last  to enjoy her alert and active qualities, which were enhanced by her  powers- of bright conversation.  Coates Castle, near Petworth, Sussex, is the dower house belonging to  the Dukes of Abercorn, and Is a pretty  place, where the duchess has chiefly  lived since the death of her husband  in 1885.  To the average small boy immaculat's  knees and good lessons are not to be  considered when a, game of marbles is  in sight. ���������   "-.  The way to man's heart may ��������� be  through his stomach, but the way to  his pocketbook is through huge lumps  of flattery.  A GREAT MAN'S DEATH.  Out of Place.  "I seo Jones riding around In an automobile."  "What's the matter with tbat?"  "Well, he la only a hack writer,"  In Trim.  "IIow can you crack thoso groat  thick nuts so easily with your teeth?"  "That's nothing, I havo been studying the Russian language."  They &������vcd Kim*  "Uo xrcolo u piHsui uu ayn.-lag.'"  "Was it printed?"  "No, the editors to whom it was sub-  mltted wero his frJonds."  Tht Uiual Reiult,  He aiked for bread in humble torn  And got what noon-oil to be a atone,  But careful observation making  He saw it wu a bride'��������� first baking*.  Where He Filled,  "IIo is a groat artist  Ue can draw  mott anything."  "All but a chock on tbe bank."  Th* Unfortunate Accompanioitnt  ������������������Poos ho want work?"  "Oh, no; he Jiut wants the pay tbat  Bo^wiU-lU"     .......  Wrnnsrol and tlio Artist,  Adolf Menzol did not care much for  women, and ho was apt to treat thorn  with scant courtesy, no matter what  their rank. When ho was making his  picture of tbo Kontgsberg coronation  tho Empress Augusta camo to tho conclusion that tbo women In It had not  beeu sufficiently considered, so t������bo sont  Field Marshal Wrangel to toll hira so.  Tho artist took tho criticism very ill  and bluntly told tlio marshal that ho  had hotter mind his military affairs  and loavo art to artists, After a violent altercation Monzol pointed to tho  door, nnd Wron������**!, red with rngo, retired with tho word, "You aro a nau-  foout toad J"   They Didn't Hnve Tint*,  A short tlmo ago somo mon woro  engaged in putting up telegraph polos  on somo land belonging to an old farmer wbo disliked soolng bla wheat  trampled down, accordlug to tbo veracious Register of Great Bond, Kan.  Tho mon produced a papor by which  thoy aald they had loavo to put tho  polos whore thoy pleased. The old  fnnner Tvenr hnelr find tnrnw! ft Ittroo  bull In tho Hold. Tho savage boast  mado nftor tho men, and tho old fanner, seeing thorn running from tlio field,  shouted at tho top of his volco; ".Show  him the paper!  Show him tho paporl"  Sabtrnotlon.  A teacher In a western public school  was giving hor class tho first lesson Jn  subtraction. "Now, In order to subtract," sho explained, "thing* havo to  ho nlwnys of the ������aiiio denomination.  For lUHtnnce, wu ������������������I'liMu't tnko threo  apples from four poors or six horses  tram nlno do������*n,"  A hand wont up in tho bnck part of  the room.  "Teacher," shouted n small boy,  "can't you tako four quart* of milk  from three cows?"  London's Famous Eye Surgeon.  Wide notice in the English press of  the wonderful cures effected of myopia, astigmatism and other defects of  the eyes without the uso of glasses by  Dr. Stephen Smith, surgeon to the eye  department of the Battersea Hospital,  London, have placed him in a prominent position in the public eye, and  groat interest has been evinced tho  world over In his methods.   His mode  D������, BTRPWB.V UMITn.  of curing errors of refraction consists  in manipulation and directly applied  pressuro on tho uffootod portion of the  oyo struct uro. Doscrlblng his moth  ods, ho snid rocontly:  "My treatment may bo briefly described as a mnnlpulatlon of tho oyo,  tho mnsssgo varying with tho nf-  foctlon, Myopia is treated in ono  wov hvfiorn-etwrd"* in nnnftier whllt*  tho vnrlou������ kinds of fastigmatism re-  qulro Hpi'Ciul mouns uitoquuio to each,  Tho pioe-'MH is so gonial and grail mil  thnt not the least pain offendf*, nnd  thoro Is never tho slightest injurious  effect,   Tho patient Is treatnd only a  ������ .   i    ...     .    i. <������,. n      i  .... ���������    ������..*.������.*.������������������>     ������*%������.y . ������,Wi,������\*   ������.AV      v.������,^a  in a few days. Occasionally thero Is  no Improvement for two weoks, and  then amelioration ia rapid."  Growth of the Hair.  It Is a curious fact that a hoy's hair  gru'A.' mo luilf slower than a j-li'.'.������.  In boys tho averago rftto of growth Is  thm: fee! thrfe Inchca Iu dx. yen.:,  being an avijaga of .108 Inch a day.  I luring the 21 st nnd 24th years a man's  hair grows quicker than at any other  period, it takes an eyelash 20 weeks  to reach a length of .429 inch, and then  ���������Ita llfo Is from 100 to 160 day������. hy  means ol a catnorn. the wink ot   an  An English Correspondent Reealls-W.  E. Gladstone's Last Days.  Seven years ago writes an English  correspondent, ��������� I was at Hawarden,  where the mau who had kept the"soul  of England alive was passing gently  into rest, "His family all kneeling  around the bed on which he lay in the  stupor of coming death, without a  struggle he ceased to breathe. Nature ,  outside���������wood and wide lawn and  cloudless far-off sky���������shone at her  fairest." I, have quoted the words ia  which with solemn music ^r. Jtlorley  records the death of William Ewart  Gladstone. Beneath the window of the  room where.he lay dying I saw qn the'  previous day a gardener with a scythe -  *--m"6wi"i*������g"tfc^  ���������it was a type of that reaper whose  scythe was in his hand ready to rob Ua  of our hero.       t ., >  'The world had'been watching-round  Mr. Gladstone's deathbed, and surely  never was the majesty of death illuid-  ined with nobler pathos. The little village hummed with the advent of  strangers eager to chronicle the smallest, events of the moment, but all was  still and dignified within the home of  the dying statesman. Six days before  the end, Lord Rosebery and Mr. Mor-  ley had taken their last farewell'of  their leader and friend "in the largo  upper chamber looking to the sunris-  ing where the aged pilgrim lay,"  Youth, happily only partially conscious  of its coming loss, in the person of  sweet little Dorothy Drew, reriiinded  us of the. Grand Old Man's own heart  of childlike faith. The last timo I had  seen Mr. Gladstone, his little granddaughter was by his side; now sho  was losing her best playmate, and tbo  world its most strenuous fighter, and  the two were one.  After this lapse of time I think I  may reveal the authorship of one of  tho most touching articles which ap--  poared during Mr. Gladstone's Illness.  It gave the Invalid and his family  much satisfaction when thoy learned  who had written It. Tho article was  published in the "Outlook," and was  founded on the message which Mr.  Gladstone had uttered as ho was leaving Bournemouth on his way homo to  die: "God bless you and this placo and  tho land you love," was the benediction which gave the theme to tho "Outlook" article, Mr. Georgo Wyndhanv  wrote, tho article, anrl n finer pleoo of"  unaffected eulogy of a groat man I do  not wish to read. Coming from tho  pon of ono who was on the opposite  side of politics it was all tho more  generous,  I had seen Hawardon twice boforo,  and had had tho privilege of ontorlng  several of tho rooms whoro Mr. Gladstone's actlvo spirit seomod still porva-  ding tho Cnstlo. I had scon over hia  bed n llttlo Illuminated text which  gavo the koynoto to his subllmo quiet-  noRB In tho midst of tho whirl of politics; "Thou wilt keep him In perfect  peaco whoso mind Is stayed on Thee."  "Out on that Inst day of hia llfo thoro  was n beauty about Hawarden which  was in keeping with tho solemn ovont.  Tho wooded grounds recalled tho sturdy cxcrclfio he loved so much, tho  church, to which tho benton path  through the park had often led Mr.  OladBtono In orirly dawn, tho library,  ���������..i.i-   J.,..:   mi,   m 'ti>iu|    'U4.ll   hllllljil   |or  o'her������ the H-'"**''t*('" f.f ���������> jjf, *jjj;.,f t]jlt  Hoy-*' TTmne nestling rinse to the Cnstlo���������nil spoko of tho man who. thoinrh  of worJd-wfdo fame, was most nt home  In Hawardon.  Our Kin*?, n������ ever, wn-*, <������VTnnnthet1<������  ni tnlH moment of i-iorrow, and tele-  graphed th Mr. Henry Gladstone: "My  thoughts nro with you, your mother,  nnd your famllv ni this Irving time vou  are experiencing Gn(| i-rnnt that your  father does not tmftor," The hope wna  urnnted, for on the morn of Af-efm-ioit  !*;���������>��������� very pcnfcfully jiassed William  Rwnrf Gladstone to hl������ eternal refit,  N'wil.iuu: ih here for tears, nothtnp; ti������  wall  Or "knoek ihe breast, no weakne**-*, no  eontempf.  Dispraise or Mam''���������nothing but welt  and fair,  Uf! wh������r may ftrtlot ne tn a -fenfft go  noble, ijriw'B'yiri^SBiJBV'IMga  tmeata  ass  -UUUU.U U.1.UU-  .. ..i^jua-ij... nn, a������������! uuta jij*iW~i.,XM**a������  ^������������������,iL!j^..iUJ.-.Jfc.^������'l'W..���������,.4fj<ja'.m'*^.-3^  ^JM^uatwinjuxiaMawwiwa  ���������*������������������Q^A^ 3D-���������,  PALL  OPENING  -���������"���������-**������������������   -y "*������  Sfffi"  CORNER STORE  .m.iM.t.m.tu.   Saturday, Sept. 36th.  Dp not miss seeing the new   Goods.  ;  ���������'.^~^i.l"\'IJt*BLjK.'ii.WU!L.l*Lit������~i-,X  piggs & Why te.  ^^dyeriiae-r***-^ w*������$ ttW %*4 j patpd at 3010 "Westrains,ter   road,  ���������j-iauged,   should get   cony jn \jy    Vancouver, is an enterprise   wjiich  $ a.m. day before issue.  The Editqr will **of; foe ret-j-pnt-'!>)���������* fpr tfte  /ie***!?, sentiments, or any error-* of gp-npoaj-  SioL, of letter enrrcapondeiit.?.  Cja. $7 Bijb'erspii" TIT?"  vfob "flfork Qtriprfcly C. Q. J?.  "Stansienji 4"ty f^eah jft ^gYaftcg.  jssyep gy'fiBV Wednesday.  ^���������gfcri-ptiQ-a........... .$8.op������ -fear  ���������Tije ipdii#f-"fenipe of citizens to cir  vie a*q,4 *pqUtjpf*.l evjls everywhere is  ���������astounding   There js hardly a copi**  Dajjfjity j^ere thp JiiWraJbiding peoc  =*pir������?TOttn^  ���������f ill f^lw^ys b? tabeerye4 %h*t> fa*4  pjtuena ������������rp united, apd wq*-jf fan  pjf-tber, whUe tbf* good pitigeo pnlj*  t-j-epoq~.ee active occasionally,    The  power pf cqrrqptjonists is obtained  ���������-.lirpqglj   tfyj ipdiffej?e������pe pf gppd  pitissens.   Whe**i good citjaens a\-  (ep4 tp tftejf piyip duties their civic  pnergy is represented in gftp'J q$cij-  ah*j theft elp|ih|u|ness  by cqrruj.it  pfljeiajs,   Jf ef-pft individual ytm  tp attend (q  pub]jp  affaire every  goqd Qfl&cto} w quid have behwd bim  the aggressive morality of his cone  {���������tituenta.   There is Bop-etipoas  too  poqch of a disposition on the part of  some to ->llo?* QtherB to do the face  pweating \r\ civic itffajra while they  -jo the bread, Pfttjng,   It it* one thing  to be against wrong; it is quite an-  ather thing tp fight wrong.    Good  citizens noed to become more aggressive,   Tbe man that is afraid  to show bis colors and 8ta.nd in the  ppen against evils id of little benefit  to hu** govern merit or country.  ''-"--     fl    ��������� '������������������*-'a  PSATH OFOHARU68  8T6UQHTQN  Oq Ti^y fta 2fltl- (mt, Oh^u,  fltoughtofl a, pioneer eqttlorpf Como*  pawed, AWtvy after ������ ]upg illness,  for fl^ny y������������r������ deoerrmed owned  ind occupiml a ranch on the Lake  truil, Selling it o short time ago bo  moved to Courtney where hn also  pwned, * umll r������noh on whioh he  lived uutil the time of his death.  The late Mr Stomghion was u man  p-v������<-Hsert of many sterling qualities,  . **' -pec'cii !������y H.IJ who knew  >���������'..���������-.'��������� ,'io!; piiira fro.iii  Vaucpuver and the province may  be proud of an everything in the  nursery line can be obtained with-.  OHt going outside the province.  Mr Ifenry keeps on hand fruit  and ornamental trees of all kinds  garden field and flower -seeds, and  apiary supplies and ia importing  from Japan, firajj/se and Holland  growers nearly JO0,Q0O for fall  planting.  Anyone vjsi-pipg Vancouver will  enjoy a y/sit t,o this nursery, complete in every p**tjcj*Jar " It ha8  i-HjMlMMgUfl^iflg=a=,bome_iu^  4H8try and p,eop]fi fs.npw /exactly  wftat th^y are ggjtjng wlie-) tlisy Bt-o"  for tfeeaiaelves.  Mf i^enry ^sjis issued a most ,cpmr  plete .catujogwev selbtiiig forih ever^y  depariwent of his nursery 8l0ck,  giving a very full ljst of plants,  flowers, trees and ev,e-'pthing to be  pnt4 in an up to-d������te ^-j^ery,  This catalogue is issued for the in*,  formation of the public, a/s be h������8  no travelling agents -jf-JJjug bis  stock. Anyone dssiHrij; anything  in the nursery line should inspect  Mr Henry's gtock.  The Maple   Leaf Brand.  -ft'lt^A'ftA'****  What "sterling"   means  to siiver,   what   "cutting'  means to glass, what "18k"  means   to  gold this trad-^u  naark means to  Riito Footwear  its    the    hallmark   c f  quaiity.  Maple Leaf Rubbers,  as thejir name signifies, are  Made in Canada  fron*i pure Para rubber^*  All kinds, all styles, all  s$?es. There are no others  "just as good' for Western conditions.  J. Leckie Go  LIMITED  Selling Agents, Vancouver, B.O  !-|'.**#4������-**-4^;!-.-M������*M^$^  DIAMOND   RING      f  7AI|1JE   *$7SOO I  GIVEN   AWAY  On CHIUSTM AS.   One chance for every DOLLAR, Cash  Puiebase, from Sept  13-tb.  ��������� "Ring "O-OSf  oa  view at my store.���������  Vanguard $?!7 00  Aooleton Traoy & Co.   $20 00  17 Jowblled nickel Waithain, $10 00  15 Jen-elled Wallham, ;f?8 00  Solid (idId W*,ta!������es, i^adiea & Gents.  Solid Gold Chains, j/ooketa,  Brooches.  Diamond and Precious Stone J&ings.  Quadruple aud Plated Silverware.  Sterling Silverware.  Rogers Flatware.  Cut Glass and Leather Goods.  Everything at  Eaat������m  Pricef?.  P.    S TOD DART  Watchmaker *,nt% Jevreller.  AU Engraving Free.  Koyal Barfk of Canada  Capital (paid up) $3,000,000  Reserve Fund. 3,000,000  Undivided Profits,     308,743  T. E. KENNY. President. K. L. PEASE, Gknubal Manaqk :  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department:���������Depqsita of $1 aud upwards received;   Interest allowed at current rates, compounded twioe each year on 38th June and 3lat December.  Drafta ou all points bought and sold.  A. W. HYMDMAN, Manager.  OFFICE HOURS  10 to 3;   Saturday 10 to 12; open  Pay lights 7 p^m. to9p.m  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicmt Meats  Supplied at Lowest Market Prices  Vegetables  A  Great  Variety will   always he  in stock t   alao * ������B,pp"y of  Fresh Fish  will he_ou Sale every Wednrnday  Co-rift Cotton Soot Compound.  The only safe effectual monthl7  medicipefln jrhich women can  depend. Bold in two degrees ot  str������a*r>t"im-f*o. 1, for ordinary  cases, $1 per liox; No. 2, 10 degrees stronger for Special  Cases, ?8 per box. Sold by all  druggists. Ask for Cook's Cot-  Ion Boot, Compound; take no  substitute.  Th# ������.**������> tA������ttls4M Co.,     ���������Wtaaw Q***rio*  '  Everything in the  line At the Big otore  Ammunition  Vour patronage is cordially invited,  and  ail orders will be pwmptjy delivered.  JJePheeiSon  PROPhlETORS.  On Tuesday aftemnon Dr <Jillp������pie  gave an instructive leciure<*n Ihe causes  of tuberculosis, at tbe Public School,  wbich was much appreciated by pupils  and teachers.  Anion}*' the passengers List night u*er  noticed Mayor Willa*-d, Mrl). H. Stewart  Mr and Mrs"Iy. A- Mounce, N. McPad-  yen, J. McLeod, Mrs Hy. Mounce, Mr  and Mrs R. Ho������*dl a������d Miss /. McDonald.  T. E. Bate has just received  i  ton  of  Wall Paper.  Special vftlues ir Blankets at^lie  Big.Store.  ANNUAL M-iE'TING'.-  A  Fair  Trial  is ^lx^Xj "vsrs iA.ojs,  JUST a chance io show you that  ���������J we always pleaih* oureu.-Uomeri  by pupj.lying them with the VBE.ST  M EATS tit th<; lo-ve.-t maiket  prices. A trii-i order will couvihce  you.  Meat   Market,  W. W. MoKAY, PrpprJstor.  )lOUfi(-l  -j 1.  ��������� '.. -.'(��������� t .;;���������, .... !'!  .���������>������ r i.lc-n-u... Jui't i::-*r vmehe aj>o  i'i nW Idtmil nl ihe de?.e^B^, Wm,  Frm*r, v^no \iw<\ ^ Corty^ f0, ft  punciUer of yan:*, died at the Old  $Un'a Hon[iBl K^mlnop-*.  A FINS JURBSRf  MfM^������Hw^'������ -nufiffjrt *i\*  LOST  An iron snalch block lost between  Sam Piercy's and J. Bowler's about  Sept. 23rd. The finder will confer  a favor ou Gr,.nt & Mounce by  leaving the same at the Riverside  Hotel or the Courtney House.  Since hhn above was set up Mr 0.  Hummer found the block and re*  turned to Grunt it Mounce  " . '0"*' ''  ������i*  Royal,Household J^lour, 1b the  my fort awd*. > 'Sty it wd your  own good. HimwA- *w tel1 y������y  tnat ita great e*jcp0su ie duo to ity  great merit. v  Mft6 f?oy������l HQMsehold FJoMf  ?  $1.6o per sack '  $8.35 per barrel.  I 6.26 per 4 barrel lots  At the Big Store.  Cumberland.  "        i     i    o ������������������ i i  The finest assortment of picture  poat curds ever seen in Cumberland  are for salo at J-eucey's drug storo,  photographic viows of Nanaimo,  Vancouver and Victoria,  Trf-ilVM viiiip nrdor  "ItU   P.\iv v.1,,,11  ��������� ���������.' i   \������.J*4������<|/.|y(i  ;;";   f.'"   <:ivr.-",   *<(*'i;i.���������}!������������������<���������    WJd  Ro;, Lm lilcy Ma)] w'-\\ ^voti he  ��������� ������������������,-, ./..   ...Lilly,,, j    U'V������������������-  iiifinitu:, ^aiinfli:n(;Si������-rch.    \h\p-  com nnd. qom4nn,(?erfi nre invited to  be proBout.  Wo nrp apants for tin cplehr/ited.  "���������Souvenir" heaters and cook moves.  We l^v<* ttlwuyt* tt lar-ro 8tock o\  ihm goods on hand., which we shall  be pleaded to show you. Simon  Itfm k\Q{l Co. Lid., Cu,ttiberia������^  Wood's Vhnfa&inb  Thc Great English Jiemcdy,  K posiUv* ouro for all forma of  "oxual woaUnosfl, MenUvl and  jikkuiibaso ahbk 'IvalnW        *"���������"' "-"  matorrfioca, Mpoteney.  vain Worry, Emiasions, Spcr-  "��������� Bffoota of AbnHo or?  Excess, all of whioh load to ConRutn|)tlon,  Inttrmlty, Ineat-ity ondftn oaily grove. , l-rloo  $1 per pkir., Bl-tTor."?1). Ono will ploado, six wtU  euro. Boldbyy"  paokagoonri-i  rho wood M  AUCTION SALE  of nbout 30,000 feet Rough Lumber  Red Fir,  on Tuesday October 17th 1905  At Dr Beadnall's Ranch Comox  By direction of Mr Jl. Smith.  0mJPfi&lu to commence at  2p-m  sharp.  ll.A,, J)lLLON,Aucttonoer  Buy your Rubbern.Rainooats nnd  Umbrella** at (20 por cent Cash  Discount) Napier & Partridge  SEE  "TAX  SALE NOTICE" ON  PAGE 4.  Choice Samples of  Moths anil Tinscds  Just To Hand.  Lnave your order for ������  Suit,  ::>> to arrive in  a law days   an   extra  * h dee Ht*h>ot\r.n   of  1.1 li';-,-  nnd. Ohild**������ao,  Coats and Skirts,  HIT'  Ad-wacod 8t,yJ;oij frou; tho "pact Costume n-jnlr-cjrf *f t^e Oont|noj*t,  Wait and ueo them boforo  mnkin/j your purojaios.  T. DAVIES  The annual meftirtg of the Medical Board was held Saturday evening in the City Hall.   Mr Jos Hor-  bury in the Chair    Secretary Gen.  W. Clinton rand   the   minutes   of  meeiin-.'!? for the  past 12   months.  These contained new bylaw governing the movements of Colliery Surgeons which read ap fulIowH*���������That  in the event of the Piiysicinn leaving the District   at  any   time   he  must provide a   substitute  so that  there would be always two doctors  in the place "   This had had three  readings in the Board meetings and  been tinally adopted Hubject to the  approval of the  Annual   Meeting.  In the nature of new business" also wns a resolution to pay the sum  of $7.50 for a third doctor assisting  in operations.  Moved J. Kesley, 3nd J. Doherty  that minutes be adopted as read ex-  copt paragraph ro paying 3rd doctor,   Carried.  Moved J. Kesley, 2nd T. Biolcle  that Board's notion in this matter  be not endorsed.    Carried,  The now section re dootors being  absent then camo up for dit-cusnion  after considerable of which it was  moved by .T. Richards, 2nd 0. Va-  tor that section be adopted and inserted in bylaws.   Carried,  Moved J. Kesley, 2nd T. Ripley  that in tho event of an assistant  leaving his successor's appointment  to be not ratified unless applicant  had at least!} years exporionce since  leaving College, After further discussion U, JMnielH moved in amond  ment, 2nd M. Magnone thnt bylawa  stand as written.  Motion carried  Mnvrvl   find    aornnAod    tb.-tt   c!'.3  Board be diBolurged,  Moved and seconded in amendment that they serve another term.  Amendment carried.  .famta Rioliiinl-* v.iib uuly e'l-ctnl  to represent No. ft Hhn ft. The  Chairman (hanked the meeting for  re-eleaing t! e Baard and aftai; a,  vote o{ thank* to (he Chairamn tbe  roeeUpg suljmimod,  New slock now   in"  at   the  Store-'of Grnff, liiidies. Youths- "r;\\r\  coal.0. ���������  Hi-e the^o good  A Guaranteed' Gyre^for Piles.  ,. .Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding-  P.Ins, ���������'���������sDn,iggJHtii refund jnouey it E'AZO  OINTMENT; fa.ilH tn oun> any c'a-e, no mat  tor of hi'W Iiiiir Mtariding, in jj to 14 dHya,  Pi * ������t ttp(jlioucion givett H-ao aiid rent. 5(Ju,  If your iinii.'gi8t hasri't it.aey-l ftOo instuupj  uml it will litffnrwHi-dodpiwt-iiaiil'by' I'n'ifa  Modu!lue*Cu.l Sr.'Douia, Mo., ���������  GO  "1  TO ,VjV  Tlie T AllO R  for your next Suit, pj clothes^  ���������������������������Look at these PhcoB���������  ,   ,.-      Pants ,;$8.00 up .  Suits'   $13.00 ,up,;,  Overcoat^'|^0.;.^p  Style, Fit and WdrJs^wnship  Gunr^ntecidLV ''������������������","'.."', ;  DAVIS  ^LOCk/   v  TO CURE A OO*0D IN ONE BAY  T������ik LAXATIVE MROMO QUININE Tal������..  lutH,   All iliugj-intH miiiiKl tho money it it  fttlln to ouro.      E. W. tfrove'i nignuturo ia.  on onoh box,   !2Ro.  a*-  Do You Want  A PIANO?  We Can Save  Money For You  i. ���������!������������������.���������������������������--������������������*��������� ��������� i- *mw ***-���������*.& >vii\m<m%Tf������%\,fimm*\*% atmmmmawmmmmma  WRITiAT ONOBTO!  Fletcher Hros  63 GOVT  STREET  Victoria,       ' B.O.


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