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 ELEVENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   B. C.   TUESDAY. JULY 26, jgo4  The Big Store  Is the best place to buy your  Full lines of self and heavy Hardware  ... BEST   VALUES...  ..RELIABLE   GOODS.  Also complete stock of Mixed Paints,  Varnishes, Carriage Paints, Enamels,  Stains, Aiabastine,   etc ,  PRICES ALWAYS THE LOWEST.  ....YOUR TRADE SOLICITED....  j&-.JLeJgef- & Oo.  Nicholles & Renqtif, Ld.   61.YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B  C.   ; -   '���������  \>  ���������*-. juot recoivua Ian'** shipment of  r.  t&.y'  *���������*���������'.  I ROOST   AGE ^  <-v-  CULTIVATORS,  SEED DR1LLP,, WHEEL HOES,. 1$tc.  ''*'*��������� VKRV  LATEST IHritOVEMKKTS ��������� ** ���������  Call and sue ihoiu.or write/or catahiguea and 'prices. ,  Telephone 82,  Sole Agents for B.O.  PO. D awer 563  ;Jr0*fi - and - Brass ��������� Bedsteads  ���������  *ro 902 Iron Kn'imi|it>.i  f*20,  Piuk, Cream and (Md, 4lt flh. vide,  nine,  Wnl e and (Uu, Ut, Cm,    "  Hoigbt of H<ad, CU iuohtt-,  fleli-h* ol Vim, 47-4    "  /\UR   LINK   THIS   YEAR   COST-  ^-     tains moro and Prettier Patterns  than i ver.  THREE   CARLOADS  Ri'ooived already this Reason from bent  makers only, It will pay you to dr-al  with ns, All we ask ia that ynu allow ua to make a \m\o icul dt-m������natra>  tioa hy aendin** .<uij ut least a trial ordor,  Write for 1004 Catalogue,  to you,  Free  Hukkaus aud Washstandh to  po with above Mia in all grades,  Elm, Mtiple, Birch, Onk, Birds Eye Maple,Mahogany, e'o,  WEIL! BR  Victoria, B.C.  COMPLETE FURNISHER8,  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Ohoicest Meats  Supplied at Lou-eat Market Prioes  Vegetables  A Groat Variety will always be  in ���������took j  alio a supply ef  Fresh Fish  will be on Male every Wednesday  ��������� '" a    Your patronage li cordially invited, and  *U ordcra will be promptly delivered,  J.McPhee&Son  PROPllffiTORS.  N0WOB.  I beg to inform the public that  on nnd af ior January U\t 1,90-1, my.  busim-HS will bo strictly cash, bv ho  doing I can give my Patrons bolter  satisfaction,  T. H, CAREY, Tailor.  FOR   SALE  About 6 aoroH of GREEN OATS at  Comox.-���������Apply, G, G, Macdutiald,  Elk Hotel, Comox,   -  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������NBMI  HOLY TRINITY CHURCH 1  SERVICES.  Holy Communion every Sunday nt 8 pm,  ���������firs* Sunday in tne month, ������i am..  Morning service, 11 a.m.: Sunday,  School, auo [Mil.; Evening service,  7 'p.nt.f Choir Practice every Friday  al 7 jo p.m.  1 F. G. Christmas Past or.  Local and Personal  A Japanese wns t *ken to the hospital on Saturday with a broken Jeg.  i Aldirmun nnd Mrs McFadyen  are the happy, parents of another  small arrival,  Mra J Doherty pave birth to a  Fon at the Hospital last week.  Both are doing well.  ���������Miss B Austin entered on her  duties as probationer at the Hospital last week. Miss Austin has  already had some experience in St  Josephs, Victoria.  Don't fail to go to the Great  Summer Clearance Sale at tbe Big  Store.   Prices away down.  Tho pouvenir number of the Vernon News is a neat deccriptivp,  nicely illnstrat-'d and well printed  Thanks to the News for a copy.  Tho cn-'ti'-mary editor's inv-tnU n  to ihe New Westminster Bridt-e  o.'-enin.-, f/om the Legisia ive Executive, is acknowledged with  thanks.  Honest Value for every dollar is  what you get at the Corner Store.  Remembpr the spo ts and concert  at Comox, Friday Sports from 3  to */ p.m; concert at 8 30.  Messrs Grant & Mounce'*** t am  and wngon took a sudden trip to  the country, last evening. They  Were It-rought back by Paddy, after  a swift race;   No damage.  Mr Frank Garnet of Nanaimo  paid friends at Cumberland a short  visit, returning : to -Naniiuio on  "Wed neFd ay"*morni ng. Mrs"G������rneT  and'daugthec .arp vi--i ing Mr and  Mrs ReilTy;      .'  IL M..S. Floia  was anchored iff  Oys er River on Friday and Satur  duy    She fired a IiVo torped ��������� m d  several lyddite shells at the Mittel-  n.itch rock, columns of sninke ri  ing to a great height nftei o������ch explosion.    The ship came to anchor  in Oyster   harbor  afier   practice.  Thu Captain and officers took advantage of the good fishing in Oyf  ter River f. r a little sport when off  duty.  Among the arrivals . last week  iv re Mrs Garnet, Miss G. Gurnet,  nnd Wm. Allsup, former residents  of Cumberland j Jiuk'e Harrison,  Mr and Mirses McKnight, Geu.W  Cliiiton, Mm J. B. McLean and  child, Mrs Piket ahd Mrs Fraser,  Mrt< Bennett and family, Miss M.  Walker, Miss McNeil, Hev. Mr  Cooper, Dr Quinlan and.Mr McGirr  of the Kuril Cigar Co.  Mr B. Tiillidgn has lately received word of the cl^ith, in Melbourne,  Auttralia, of Miss Evelyn Keeping,  who in August 18. h, J 903, he ret-cu-  ed from drowning in tlio-Gorge,  Victoria, B.C.- Th������ young lady,  ho-vover, unfortunately devi-lop.id  ftinsiimpUoni^inesiultof congoflion  of th* lungs inn-ed Hy her immersion at that time, unci died 1st Juno  thi-* year, The bereaved parents  aent Mr TuTidtre a inedal of Australian gold and blue enamel, inscribed ou the front-*' For it brave  act," and hi* name on the back.  Tiii*, with a silver .match box and  cig j rette cu ho, present'd upon ihe  occasion of his saving Miss Keeping's lite, are among Air'iuwage's  rno-u treasured poH80-,sions---Victora  Colonist pleace copy,  On Tuesday lat-t engine No. 10  in charge uf engineer Look tier, ini-  lided with engine No. 15, whioh  waa in charge of Fred Fiekard, during J). McDonald^ absence at Comox. Tho Accident occurred on the  main line near the '* Y " No 10  waa bringing a train of empty coal  cars from Union Wharf.    No. 15  had ju t rou.-ided the'curve when  No. 10 came in sight, the brakes  were applied, and thefmgines reversed, hut not soon enough to avert a  colli&i.m. Four empty box cars weie  smashed and repair hand car crushed. The engines weie not badly  damaged, thu injuries being superficial. Mes-*rs McKnight and By  den, with a large gang uf men, we e  shortly on the scene, and the de  bris was cleared away in time to  permit the passenger coach to ar  rive at the usual hour. No one,  fortunately, was injured by the  collision.  CUTTING AFFRAY.  A Chinaman was sent to the  hospital Saturday, nearly dead from  loss of blood, the mull of a cut on the  temple. His story is that he went  to Wong Yuens store, toenquireab >ut  money, a garnishee having been put  in against the wages of a man who  was working with him, and theie  not being enough to satisfy the  claim, the amount hud been made  good out of hi������ money. Failing to  get a satisfactory answer to his en  quiry, he left, and had been home a  short time when Wong sent for  him. Going to the store he was  dragged in and set upon by Wong  and two other , who beat and cut  him, and he hid difficulty in getting away alive. Wong's story is  that the man came to hia place  with a knife, and demanded the  money. Upon being refu-?ed, he began to ema.-h tlie cash box, when  they interfered, and   in .the.s.jujfle,^.  he fell and cut his head on a box.  Wong and the other two men were  arrnsted by constable 'Jh mpoon  Saturdjiy night but were released on  bail. (  The,preliminary hearing of the  casa took place at 2 p m y<s erday.  and was adjou'iied iiiitil Friday at  2 p.m., to enabie complainant to  procuie Counsel. Mr Potts appeared for the accused.  THE DAVIES' BENEFIT.  Some of our citizens have been  further interesting themselves in  the Davies case, with the result that  they collected $37 on Saturday. It  appears that the unfortunate fa������nify  require the furlher sum of $30 to  enable them to reach England com  fortably. Mr B. Tullidge scmo  time ago, wrote to Mr Coyle, tho  General Passenger Agent in Victoria and has heard from him that  the Davies- will have reduced fares  to England. Following is the list  of subscribers-���������the list to be left  open for further contributions:���������  P. Kublin, 40c; D, Miehell, 40jj 0, Man-  CASH STORE.  PRESERVING  JARS  Ask your Merchant for the  Crown Fruit Jar, it has no equal.  The glass is twice as thick as the  Mason. We have the Crown and  Mason. The Mason is a cheap jar.  Come and compare the two jars.  We sell the jars as follows:���������-  Mason-Pi r.tH $0 80 doz.  " *    Quarts, 0 90   "  "       Half Galion 1 20   "  Crown���������Pints $1 00 doz.  *"       Quarts  1 25   "  ������������������       Haif Gallon.... 1 40   "  Jelly Glasses....... 70c, doz.  T. E BATE  DTJNSMUIB AVE  Cumberland  son, 50c; W. Hayraau sr, 30c; S. McKinnon  25o:A. Bramber/?, 50o; J. Haya, 50c; J.  Reid, 50c; T. Cook, 50u; P Bono, 50o; K  Cameron, 50y; T Wiluou, 50c; W Potter, 50c  T Ripl y, 50c; J. Doherty, 50o; P WVeou,  W Gibaon, 50o; T Rogers, $1; J Mi-Neil,.  50o; A Colombo, 25o; H King, 50c; VV Co' -. -  ner������, 50c; J, G liable, $1; O Ar, 50c; R ^  RnliertBou, 50c; S t'alhouu.^SOc^C-JVater,^-  50c; A Aniistroug, 50c; J Jo'inhou, 50c;  Mot Authouy, 50c; VV IViho:;, 50c; J Lock"  uer, 50 ; R Meilado, $1; P Lh������01b, 25o; J  McLean, 50c; Mark Morgan 25c; D Stewart  $t;"J Hudsou, 50u, J Dirk us, 50c; O Grant,  $1; J Boiiuy, 75j; D Stewart, 3 Jo; P Rim-  my, 50o; VV Ellis, 50c; A T >uie, 50c; T.  M. ffit, 50j; T Cessfwd, 50; T WPir, 40c;  O Matthews, 60c; S Williami*. 50������; Toie  Anderson, 50c; D Thomson, 60o; H Partri-  dg.-, 50o; ��������� Na*)ier, 60o; T Broult-y, 50c;  J bruce, 50c; T Whyte, 60o; W dayman,  jr., 50 ; T iiicklo, $1; C Tarbell, 50e; 8.  Lamer & Co , 50cj C H Feuhntr, BOo; R.  R .be-Uou, $1; J Frew, $1; 's Sboie, $1; D  Stewart, COi;  J JtfJiioa, 50ej   X MuL ou,  50o,���������Total, $30 lift  Paid J. Stout,      3 00  $33 00  Gkram>  LirrrAi-r & J. Stant,.  Collboiorij,  WANTED Assistant Teaohor for  Cumberland Public School.���������Apply  to T. H. Cahky, cecretary.  NOTIOE.  No water to be used on the streets  and sidewalks from 9 a.m to 6 p.m.  All tap* to be fixe! before the Ut ol  August.  By Oiider,    ,  Gko. Strvkns, Mgr.  NAPIER   &   PARTRIDGE  BIG- SUMMER - SALE  IN ALL DEPAHTMENrS  FOR THIRIDB WEEKS  Commencing Saturday, duly 9th,  T"HE following Lines mum be clour tl out and will   be  marked at Bale Prices rogHrdloi'i'nf oo.-Jt;��������� ,|  Ladies Blouses, Straw Hats  & Bonnets, Summer Hosiery  and Underwear, &c, &c.  For every Dollar (Vb Purohane (during our sale) you get  one chance in tho Drawing for a $H5 Bioycle or Sewing  Machine Drawing will take plane July 30tb at 0 p.m.  The Departmental Gash Store,  DUNSMIUK AVB,  CUMBERLAND. ������������������"li*.-;'  . ��������� y-h-  CUTTING   A   'MAN'S   THROAT  ' AUSTRALIAN BUSH.  A Thril'.his "story of I*.ouj;h uml Read?  "xpi:ii*'iic������ in the ltuliuion uf t)i������  M'ooiiK���������'. ho I'atiniit Uucovfi-eil��������� Soma ,  of Ilia Curiiukn *t*>lU������<ii> ot Atlempt-  ing t������t uii-cuuivuiit Accu'wutt.���������Uanger  Hum ro Distune,-, j  Bush surgery has methods peculiarly  its  own.     Simplicity  is  its    keynote.   For a snake bite you cut tho  piece   out   of   your   leg   with   your  clasp-knife,  and  continue your  journey,  says an Australian writer. For  a broken rib you tie a string round  your waist. For toothache the treatment is to press a common knitting  needle, heated white hot, against tho  exposed end ol   the nerve.   The pat-j  . ient is    usually  held  down  by   two  ������������������strong".men for  this operation,   and  ���������sometimes     pursues    the     operator ;  .with a gun for the next two or three :  days;    but    provided    the    knitting '  needle is used lirmly and fearlessly a i  curo is   certain.      For   measles you j  eit   down  and  smoke  until  you    are  well.   1 have myself nursed  a  whole  family   through    the   scarlet    fever, !  though .1  knew   nothing  about     the  disease,    and,   indeed, know nothing j  about   it   now.   For   bronchitis    you !  blister the sufferer and turn him out  for a week.   The theory is all wrong,  but  it  works    in  practice.      People  live    a long time   up country;  there  aren't   many  doctors  there.   1   don't  Bay    there, is    any    connection,    but  both are facts.  Of course, there are occasionally  "regrettable incidents." If you give  cold mutton and apple dumpling to  a man recovering from typhoid���������  iwhy, he dies, that's all; and if .a  man " tries to cut'oh' h:s, own arm  with a handsaw, the chance;: are he  makes a mess of it. fc'.till, as a  general thing, you '"muddle through  somehow."  I doubt,if we do not know a little  more than is good for us about .microbes, blood-poisoning, anaesthetics  and petty details of that sort.t Then  the bush itself supplies natural remedies���������"pigweed," for instance, in  Queensland, an, excellent cure for  Beurvy���������while rapid smoking will to  a certain extent take the place of  chloroform and deaden pain. Isico-   ti-ne-iS'-g'Qed-ter��������� ccntlpedfi-bi-UiS,   What I wish to lay stress on is the  peculiar danger due to the enormous  distances and the isolation of the  bush. You cut a vein in an awkward place, and bleed to death because there is no one to tie it up.  A slight fracture���������even a sprain���������prevents you reaching home and you die  of exposure, thirst, gangrene, or a  complication of all three. You may  oven bo pinned down by vp, falling  treo or an injured horse-���������though j  quite unharmed 'yourself���������and never  get up again. It is quite a custom  for this reason for, the 'stockman  when on his rounds to keep a lookout for horses, cattle, or sheep  "hung up" in the bush and liable to  BO  into  to  weeks iii pulling  licked ii i|iinn'i'i  lh������������������>    con .iiii'.-.i'cnt  starve to death.   Hush-felling is  dangerous    an   occupation that  Burunco companies do not  care  "take the lives" " of men  about  engage in it.  "Bush madness" and kindred complaints, the accidents common to  horse-breaking und. bush-lVllin--,  snake bites (in places), and diseases  with nn alcoholic origin urn the principal practice of nn ''up-country doctor, 11 is surgical experience is limited, and ho, therefore, o perinea oa  any. patloht who gives him tho slightest provocation to keep his hand in.  "Fortunately, the bush mm* is phleg-  . mat 1b��������� 1 havo known n shepherd who  had to amputate his own linger with  nn axe, aud give it to the dog at  dinner-time to save ttimit, You will  thus understand thut things nm  rough mid ready, A young doe'or  In iJiii'i'iishiiKl not lung uko hP'iit  filconli'ss nighlH I'm  a ptiti'Mit round,  with hnn (luring  stage, and shot him deml!  The above notes will purtinlly explain liiiw J finite to ilf'Si.sl, in the  cuitiiig ul my friend Mr. .1 oliii.-.ou'������  throat. 'I'lli.' scene wns n s'lnuiy in  ti gully on the Aum i nluui cousl,  'whin led by the ciinfiiimiiy .���������u'-alypvus  uml wuu-i'i'd b.V 11,'' inm (table  "cieek,"      Thi'i-e   wer.-    thivi'   of   uo,  nil     young     cadets I.iIhimhi,       thu  hero ni' tin* incident. i; J-iiiaii-jiliin'usy.  un Jrihh geni leiiiiin oi snnu'whal.  ivel'li'i,-- ilisposlliun, us Kiuiil be ills-  cn;;-."d, ninl ui,\rti'li,  .li.il.iiso'i, to ;:nin suiu,- priva'.i  ends, got diphl Ifi'i.t. A,s wn went  1*1   1 Im- i.uyi'iul ni ci'i'iu inn ii  iliirtor'H  fl ������������������    -,', i.ill'il    lUlVi'    |l"!l     ������������������(i-I'"|m|     !,l|!nll*Ctl  ���������mimdH by Ihe linn- he gut there,  it ml .'oluiii.m would pruuuliiy list \ ���������-���������  : '   ���������'     *���������       i,,.������������������,,.-..        Mv  <��������� '" im'fMi'iil knnwleiliri. \<'HM n slight.  ii ���������;-(���������; i ji i a in-" Willi th" e.vi run nm <n  li ������������������������������������li,  a id this wiih nf IhiIh um   ior  li.nin in'i >il, OVS'ilit.. hm'.'-..\v ,       I..���������-���������.-  i . r, |ii.,d Home ex pi rii'iicc nf 1 he  it-������������������ ������������������ni.',   nr said he hud, and  iinnn'ili-.  Il I ily   |lliii'i'i'ii''i|   I il      llo  nu,  .So niui'h hn lluil. one night, .lolui  iiiiii w.ih pi,.ping i'or wind, ami ui  Uu* pm ul i.l dcit Hi.  "Willi t'n to In* done'" t un'I'd  o'.Slhtu.'diin '.J.y, whu had just miiie  in.  'In rliiui nmy;"      he    deii'ii'ii    tr  (il'i-e   |>|   .ill   nllhiitul   IIUIllll"!*.      "I'll Villi  l.r.ov,  anyiMiiv, ������*t>'������������.*   if  '  had cut Mhii'ii'*���������'���������. t'lm;'*** o''",i ' "i  ������-u;.,!i,   but   that    >s������w   im   ofili'i    '"   !..i.-  tin-in.     Wu  v.miti'd to  U>op .(  im'".*,  alive;  not     t"'*'t  him   into  bun n.-it,  meat,   I offered to operate���������at twenty-odd there are few things one does  not  offer to  do���������but did  not  recom  mend it.  "Then I'll do it myself," declared  O'Shaughnessy. ��������� ,  All told, the surgical instruments  in the shanty were���������a handsaw, u.  penknife, brad-awl and ������������������ a shepherd's knife (a large weapon commonly used for skinning sheep).  O'Shaughnessy. dragged them out.  and toyed with them in front of  .Johnson, who eyed them ���������between 1. ,'s-  g.isps with some anxiety. We rattled  them over together noisily, and soon  ��������� xO    ���������,>*.     I I,,,     J..Mll.-1-.JjlV O'SllHI"-'-  ncssy took it outside to the grindstone and sharpened it,, Johnson  listened to hini, and knowing  O'Shaughnessy's reckless disposition, began incoherent Protestations  against the proposed operation.  But be was now getting purple, and  thero was no time for calculating  chances. O'Shaughnessy came back  and put a final edge on tho penknife. We, propped Johnson agaiast  some rugs and turned a strong light  on his throat.       ' >  It began to Tool a little ghastly..  The Southern Cross shone weirdly  through the open window���������at least I  "Suppose it did, though I had lived  &.r-:rerf.l vears at the Antioodes be-  lore 1 coiua maiio out the .Southern  Cross at all, I had never felt so  creepy since I. accepted the invitation of the sword-swallower at a  circus to push tlie sword down his  throat. I had killed hundreds of  sheep and cattle in the, ordinary  way of business without .a thought  ���������an operation which sometimes  caused the new chum to faint���������but  everything is a matter, of custom.  The most reckless rough-rider will be  an abject coward in a gale at sea;  the daredevil V. C. puts up the white,  flag and surrenders unconditionally  when it conies to making an after-  dinner speech or getting married.  "It's, quite painless, you know,'  Johnson," I observed, not that I  knew anything about it, but I  thought it was. the professional thing  to say.  "Whereabouts do I go for- him?"  said O'Shaughnessy, brandishing the  knife in front of Johnson, who groaned,   "In here's quite safe, isn't it?"  "Hardly," 1 answered���������"rather  near the jugular!"  Here the patient whinnied 'again,  but was quickly reduced to submission.  "Then in here?" pinking him under  the    gills  among    some of the -more  important     arteries,   in    the  playful  "-way-sonTCtinies-ob.ser-ved--in-barbers.-  "Probably kill him," I suggested,  and from his contortions 1 fancied  the patient agreed with me.  Shouldn't try it there if it was a  horse"���������for I know mo-re about  equine than human anatomy���������"not a  valuable horse."  "We shall be tried for manslaughter if it's a���������a  failure,  won't wo?"  "Ah!   I hadn't thought of that," I  said���������the    sufferer    apparently    had,  i for   he    gasped   freely,    "Law's    a  tricky thing." '  "Ah; I remember now���������just under'  tho apple of-the throat!"' exclaimed  O'Shaughnessy, recalling ,' his ono  piece of 'knowledge' about the operation. . ��������� '  .The whole thing' turned out simple  enough in practice. I held iny breath  as O'Sh'.-lg-'uiessy,���������.'��������� alter fumbling  about with tho knife as if ho were  going to carve a fowl, thrust" it  through the skin under the "Adam's  tipple," fished out the butt.end of  tho severed larynx and covered It  with a handkerchief with a vague  idea of keeping out microbes, but  in reality this did some 'good in  protecting it from dust,1 The bleeding, J was surprised to fieo, was not  more than a spoonful or two, lint  it, was uncanny to wu I eh the breathing going on through tho nock instead of ut tim nioiiih.  Woll. the agonizing suffocation  ceased ot onco. Mow wu should IniVc  avoided blood-poisoning or joined up  the larynx ovon lually 1 had us little  idea as ('."ShimghnesH.v, and he hadn't  niiii'l). lly a LhoiiHiinil-io-oni- chiuice  ii ilin'tor piisswl the Hliniily next day,  mid ho linislit'd the Job.  Johnson recovered, lie thanked us  roi'ili'iljy for so kindly cutting his  tlii'imt, although his niniinei' led iih  I.i belii'M' thut Im would never be  ou-'iMii'il on by un iiniuti'iir tigaln  Hut evi'i-y deed of daring Iiiih it*-  I'ii.ks, .unl one can faco th-'in with  so iniii'li nilnn'i' I'litiriiH" when the  rinks are taken by somebody else!  Iter X iilcvel(ii,i>i| Spiih*. of II um or.  "The i;.ini,!(* wltli ynu women," he  HiiUl. "Is tlmt you havo no aeime of hu-  itior."  "1 l;i)o������v it," ������ho ivlmlltP'l, "I Rii"v  pone 1 mi-Jit lo Uilnlt boing iiinrrlwl to  ynu Ih a Imelv jnko, hut I can't aeotn  to r,ee it."  A TIME SAVER FOR COMPOSITORS.  THE ROUSE JOB STICK  Insta'ntl}' and  accurately lock  to nonpareil or  pica measure.  Note the brace  on side. : : : :  6x2 in. 12.oo..  8x2 in. 2.25.  10x2 in. 2.50.  12x2 in. 2.75.  ���������* Nickel Plated  .25 cents extra.  For sale by TORONTO TYPE FOUNDRY CO., Limited, WINNIPEG, CANADA.  j  THE POPE'S DOCTO!1  An    Interesting   ; Sketch    of    a  Famous Character.  UovrHc  Oiams rii.,11 Ills   Cmuxllati   r������l-  loiii>ues-> An'']*\iua,ilu   Woitny   olio  lug Kolluivod.  Dr. Lapponi, the famous physician,,  to the Vatican, whose name has recently ,scome so greatly to the 'iron)-  on account'of his unremitting attention to His Holiness the late Tope  Leo XIII., and the high esteem with  which he is regarded by the present  Pope, His Holiness Pius X., is a  man of commanding genius. But ho  is something more than that. He is  more than a mere  He   is   a  of the blood, as, well as the nervous  diseases referred to by Dr. Lapponi,  have been cured by these pills, which,  it need hardly be mentioned, ' owe  their efficacy to their power of making ,,new blood, and t*hus acting directly on the digestive and nervous  system. In all cases 01' anaemia,  threatened consumption, decline, indigestion, kidney disease and all affections, of the nerves, as St."Vitus'  dance, paralysis and .locomotor  ataxia, they are commended to the  confidence of the public, and now  that they have received' the emphatic  endorsement of so high a professional authority as Dr. Lapponi, the  trusted physician of tho Vatican,  they will be accepted by the medical  and scientific world at their ' true  value.  The. relatives of Henry Mosgrave,  a native-/of Belfast, who went to?  California with his brother Sam  about forty years ago, and died recently, are wanted to come forward  to claim their share of the estate  which he left, valued at ������18,000.  FOR ALL CHILDREN .  V������*i-]r   li.iiel'.inw.  "TtiM-i"*- vm'i 'Mnl- M-'mv oil Mini %xn-  nntti's fcMidnlullv liiuc'ieti mid itp-|t>iiltt  to tnnnV"  "("radons, yes! My wife le ulwiij***  ORklng ine for Konii'tlnni.'."  Kftiwi'i'il   I.'iiIi'cm.  China nnil .Inpnn nn1 pri'-t-inlno-vtly  tin- K'-nwml entln;; nulloim of lhi������  worM. Anions no oilier penply \\\v t*ei\-  wi'oiIh no i-Aii'iiMlvi'iy iji'ii'iii'p'j nntl rel-  ixhod aa foml hiiIi������1iiih'i"h,  .lu 1*I   D.nril.  Tlio rat���������So j'ou'i-i* tim pup ������-lio lint  Im'imi Mti-nliliMI lii.V ineiiU, ih'-    Wi������U, I'V-tt  sot n bone to ptck with you!  Tho Pup-Tlt-inkM, nwfully! Rut I  really couldn't pick anothor ono before  nui>i>c-r tluw.- Tucli.  man of science,  man of original and independent mind. He stands out among  medical men of all nations, themselves the flower of the world's intellect, by reason of his fine independent- personality. He has had  differences with his fellow scientists.  But no one has ever disputed for an,  instant tho remarkable nature-of his  professional attainments or the unflinching- integrity of his personal  character. He is afraid of no man.  But he has a higher courage still,  lie is not afraid of the bugbear of  professional etiquette which frightens oven some of the greatest doc- j  tors.  As an example of this may be men-  --!ione(i--cuie-,_-Jvei*y_Jiiterestiiig_j*ej.p_e_c^  in which he has differed from the  medical men of this country. The  latter are trammelled by medical  etiquette. No one disputes their scientific skill or their unselfish devotion to their work, But they are  limited 'iii their- labors by, one remarkable scruple. They will prescribe and experiment with drugs o  all kinds sanctioned by the Pharmacopoeia, or newly introduced; but  .where] a medictil discovery, even  when'ifVis the life work of a regular  practicing physician, is., recommended to the general'"public' by a manufacturer professional etiquette steps  in and .-frightens them. No matter  how ��������� overwhelijilng the evidence of  what sucli a discovery, when,sold as  a proprietary medicine, has accomplished they look coldly upon it and  will' rarely' aduiit- that they, have  used it .with, "success. It would be  "improfessioiuil" to do so. JJr.Lap-  poni is ).i'i)uliletl by no* such scruples,  For tnst a rice t he, numerous remarkable cures which hnye been proved  by. newspaper' reports, independently  investigated, to have' been accomplished .by the medicine sold in Canada under the name of Br. Williams'  i'ink Pills I'or Pale Pooplo, must bo  well known to all Canadian doctors.  They have been published far and  wide, There civil lie uo doubt of thoir  accuriicy, ��������� The'mmu>n and addrowseK  of Die men rind women cured -arc  freely published. Their statements  have' been investIgnled by Homo of  the most itt.ip.oi-tnut newspaper-- in  this country uiul ��������� abroad, No one  has ever ulti-lu'iU'd Ui .dispute Hu-  fuel 11. Mut, .i'iuiiidirin doi'toTs hnve  i���������.\i.|- i-aivil to iiihidt publicly thnt  ihey have availed thetiise.lveKof this  dlM'OVi'l'V. Mr. Mipponi, hoH-eyer  luis iivuiletl I'li'jsi.ll' uf Mr. Williams  disinvery, and Im-). in his own fear  less way. had no hesitat Ion in niak  ing thefiicl publicly known, The following letter, wiih, his signature  ire-ly avows 11n- fact nntl endorse--  the value 01' Mr. Willinm*' I'iak Mills  with uu iiiiihorHy no mi" will veti-  ture In quest ion.  TIJAXSIVATinS.  "| eri'tit'v ihni 1 have tried Mr.  Wiili. 11,>h" Mini. Mills in four "uses 01*  Ihe simple anaemia of devi'lopmeiil,  M'tel- Jl 1'i'W weeks nf treiinaeiit, (lie  result I'litiie fully up to my e.spcetu-  tions, l*'or tint iv������r;'in I hIihU not  i',11 tn the t'litiire to extend the iihi-  r,f this laudable pivpnniiMMi, uu-  only in 'b" ' I'e.nn.i'iii m' >''��������������������������� ' ���������"'"  liid luftns 01 th" ciili'goi'.- of niiae-  ,,,!��������� uv rl.|<iVi������-Ji.J. hot dlwo in O'Ij-oh  of iieurnstheiiia unit III" like.  iSi..tn'ih Mr. (Jluseppe 1,iipp������������id.  \ ta  del  tiiiiii'iM  ������������������!���������-.   K.i   The "slmpl" iinni'liiia of development" referred to by Mr. Lapponi i������  ul course that tired, Innsuirl fonili-  tiim of young girlx whnw iltneliifi-  ment to womanhood Ih tardy, and  ..Ut..-,' IvuUh. nf the period of thai  dmelopiiictil,   Ih  ho   often ii-!*M-rilli'd,  Hi;,   ,i|i;i;i 1*   111,*-   -���������llllie   (if   1*T     XVII-  JiiiiiiM' Pink Pills at Hud 1lm>' l������ nf  the highi'si wii.n< I fir nuthoriiy. and  it rft.tifirit-.f-the many ffiil������ll**h������l r-iffrft  in which anaemia and other il������������wt������ei*  ; Bey. Wheruhiko Mawei, a full blooded JVIaoir. conducted service Sunday  at the Church of Christ, Winnipeg.  BLOWING  HOT AND COLD.  Iloiv  Iron   and   Slvcl  In   Lowi-iK Hent  Hlse  In   'rc-miieruliirv.  The plienonicnion of a substance rising in temperature while losing heat,  known as "recalesceuce," which was  flrst observed by Professor Barrett  and investigated by Dr. Ilopkinson,  has been noticed in the case of iron at  a high temperature. A piece of iron  was heated to about SOO degrees C. and  then allowed to cool slowly. At this  temperature it is bright red. but on  cooling to about 7Si> degrees 0. a sud-  den disengagement of heat takes place,  the iron- ris^-7'iiT~"B7nperirfiire'~*a"fid"  glows with a brighter red.  This phenomenon was investigated,  more accurately by Ilopkinson in the  case of steel. Bound a bar ot! this  metal he wound a coil of copper wire  insulated with asbestus and jacketed  with layers of asbestus paper, Tho  temperature of the wire was followed  during the experiment by connecting  the coil to a Wheulstone's bridge to  find the variation In its resistance nnd  from this the variation in temperature.  The steel bar was then heated bright  red in a furnace and allowed to cool.  The temperature fell regularly to 080  degrees ��������� C, then rose to 712 degrees  C, when It again diminished.  Baby's   Own   Tablets is a medicine  good for all children, from, the feeblest infant  whose  lifo seems to hang  hy a  thread lo ihe sturdy boy whoso  digestive apparatus occasionally gets  out of order.   The Tablets instantly  relieve 'and  promptly cure all  stomach 'and bowel    troubles and all   the  minor   ailments   of   the   little ones.  Thousands   of   mot hers have proved  the truth of these statements, among  them Mrs.   Bobt.   Morton,   Deerwood,  Man,,   who   says:   "Baby's  Own Tab-  lets..have helped my baby more than  anything   I   ever gave   him.     I   can'  conscientiously   recommend the Tablets to all mothers." We give you a-   .  solemn assurance that the Tablets do.-'  not contain one particle of opiate orV '  harmful  drug.   They   do   good���������they  never can do -harm, and all children'-:'-;.;,  take them as readily as candy.  &old'.,  by giedicine dealers or sent post.pa.id, '  at 25 cents a box "by writing The'DrV  , Williams'   Medicine   Co.,   Brockville,  Ont.  Minard's Liniment is used by Physicians.  The Irish Chapel built'at Rome to  commemorate'the episcopal jubilee of  Theo  TTT    \7as7"fijFugTrrTT-^  Mat rick Foley, Roman   .Catholic   Bishop of Kildare.  The never failinp medicine, irollo-vay's  Corn Cure, removes all kintls of corns,  wiu-ts, etc.: even the most, clUUeult 1 o remove c-.iiin'ot withstand this wonderful  remedy.  Tho Home Secretary has decided to  issue an order abolishing Lcceister  Fair after ils celebration next  month. Two fairs have been held annually under a cluirter for many centuries.  COAL TAR PRODUCTS.  Some  of tlio Tliim-M  We  Got  From  TliIk One Time NuiMttnt-t-,  When coal gas wns llrst Introduced  as an lllumiiiaiit for largo towns the  tar which Is condensed from the gnu  wus looked, upon.ua.a nulaiuiee. However, cheiui������ts illscoverotl thnt coal tar  wns an exceedingly complicated compound and lent.Itself admirably to the:  production of a stent number of useful olioinlenls. (So we iind today that  nil the various brilliant ami beautiful  tlyoH employed I'or coloring various  kinds of fnbi'li*n tiro produced from  this siihstaiice.  Coal tin* also furnlHhoH tho hn Hit) "'for'  Novcral UJiids of iiK'dlelnos. such as trJ-  oust!, sttipluinnl nnd so on. Sneohtirltto,  which Is n Htihstlfute for inisjiir, Is a Ino  iiinde from' coal tar. Carbolic neid  (pho.'-oli, the most Important anil best  known antiseptic nnd dlslnl'wtnnt, Ih a  product of cotil tnr. Benzol, a clear  und coloi'h'HH liquid resembling nlcohol  to somo oxlout, Jn another tllMtlHilti!  wlili'li Is employed for roiiiovhiK grease  HpotH,  Then we have niiplitlinlpnr*, n Hub-  sratH't* which to some extent romombloH  camphor nud Ih --iii-tloyeil, like t'liiu-  phor. to protect woolen fubrlm from  moths,  "��������� TrcSTrcn HV TIMI-V-ln his justly  iielolirivted Pills 1.1ft ' Pai-inolnp has nivon  to tlio world one of tne "most, iirilciue  nieiliclnos oll'ei-ed to the public; in hito  venrs. Prewired to moot 1.Ko,'\vun,t for a,  nil) wlilch could be tnkon'.without nau-  Hoa. nnd tlint would purgo without tmln.  It hns mot all requirements in rhut ili-  roctioii, nnd It Is In gonornl use not  only hoi'iiuso of those two' niu'liiis, I1.1t  I lweiiuso It jh known to nrtssi-m nhoi'ii. '  tive nnd ciiHitlve poworR :>vhich plncoit  la tho front rank of mwliciiiOH,    ,   ,.    ���������'  In some of tho. South Lincolnshiro  stockyards thorn Is said to ho almost ns big a 'plague of mien ns rats.  Over 1,500 of' the litt'e rodents wero  killed recently, in the process of  thrashing a single corustnek,  With the object of honoring Cbb-  don's tneinory, tho Condon Club is  oriitini'/.lng cenlenary gatherings all  throughout ihe counti*y for tho hun-  dri'dlh 11 n n.I versa ry of his birth,  which' falls on .June M,  The ti'eniiunic, which nails from  Southampton In connection with  the American line New- Vork service,  is the pltlcst liner alloat. Constructed thirty years ago, she hns covered  over two million nautical tulles.  StllH-FflllOtl*.  Tont'her���������TlioiniiH, mention a tew ot  the proofs, that the enrth Is round, llko  un orange. Tommy Tucker���������I didn't  know we had to have any proofx,  tnti'iim.   I thoiuxht everybody admitted  It _���������;  Mor*. |o the I'olnl,  "Ef yor real Intmested." snid Deneoa  ���������"Jklnner, "-���������I'll tell yo what I want fur  'hot horxie."  UO,    1    ViuuiviuV    ui:    ^.'v-iv^^vl    lu  tnowln* thot," replied Faruior Slioude.  "NoV"  "No, but I wouldn't tiiind knowJn*  vhat ye'd lalte "  Many a mnn ������nt^ fhe rnmi-hthn of  tilt* nihifojriur.o. tiy knowing too many  ililuw������ tliit^rc' none uf hU buslueaa.  f _l. ���������".<-.  Th* lw������������r,p*irt of ropMHflnco ts lltllf  iluutttce ^-wrtitiAtfti Prororb.  fssa  Why is it ihat Ayer's Hair  Vigor does so many remarkable things? Because it is a  hair rood, It feeds the hair,  puts new life into it. The hair  Hair Vigor  cannot keep from crowing.  And gf������Hiifl!ly nil the dark,  rich color of early life comes  back to gray hair.  flM ��������� Milt,  AM'-t-t'tfjU.  Cor  0. ATRpno,,  writ,. Mmi  Gray Hair ,-; '  it  I"  r^$w4>w4w4>w4>w+������wQ^w<$w$*<i>*V  LONE DOG'S i  I NEW AGENT J  T 'By F. B. Wright ������  ��������� ======= ������  ��������� ...Copj right, 1903, -by T. C. McClure...   t\  Z^^^M^S^w^w^w^w^w^w^w^  Bralnard was the new agent's name.  and he was slight and young looking  , nnd curly headed. The N. W. and M.  had appointed lilm station agent al  Lone Dog because no one else would  take the job.  Lone Dog resented Bralnard's apparent yotitli, his cleanliness and his sobriety, the last two constituting the height  of eccentricity In Lone Dog, and four  nights after his arrival whirled in to  have fun with the "kid tenderfoot." It  was harmless fun enough. But the  boy���������he was little more���������did not understand it and grew angry, then sullen  ���������and then scared, tp tlie great de\ight of  the circle of grinning cowboys lounging under the station lamp. They made  the boy tell them ot the east; they made  him speak pieces, dance and sing; then,  ���������> the fun flagging, some ingeniously inclined gen tl earn had rifled his shabby  little trunk aficPheld its contents up for  -t 4,  derision.  " "Gents," cried a bandy legged individual in "chaps" and sombrero, jumping on to the one ink stained table and  holding up a photograph to the audience���������"gents, I wants to call your attention to* the most unparalleled and  stupendous curiosity ever found in  these yere parts���������a' genuwine picter* of  a gal and a mighty fine gal too. None  of these yere biscuit shooters, this ain't,  but the real article; only needs to be  seen to be appreciated. In order to  ovoid a rumpus over this yere work of  art I'm going to give you all a chanst  at it. What do you bid for it? Come  high, boys, for the honor of Lone Dog."  i '.The idea' caught the crowd. There  wero cries of "Hand it around, Bud!"  "The kid's gal, you say?" "Durned if  I ain't forgot what a woman looks like.  I ain't seen one since last roundup!"  And amid a chorus of comment and  suggestion tlie bidding went on.  ,_ -itJasU.t:was_,knQjGlc^^  Oliver of the. X ranch outfit, the  price being drinks for the crowd.  "Who is it, kid:", said Steve when  he returned to his place againat the  wall.  "It's���������it's���������my sister," answered the  boy, coloring. "Plej-se give it hack to  me."  "Don't you fret; you'll get Jt back  again, sonny.   Sister, eh?"   Store mov  "You're too old to play with them  things, sonny," he said quietly, "and  too young to get shot." Then he turned to the others. "I don't know- how  you feel, boys," he said, "but 1 don't  reckon I keer for no more fun tonight���������  Rt least this here kind. Playin' with  children is mighty comical, but they're  llabie to-git too familious to suit me.  I move we pull our freight to the saloon.  The drinks are on me."  It was, on the whole, a good natured  crowd, and,Steve was popular, whore-  fore it took the hint and its ponies and  departed whooping.  An hour later Steve returned. The  Ia-mp was out, and he was about to  ride along when he heard the sound  of sobbing from the dark Interior of the  station.  "Holy smoke! They don't breed men  where he comes from, that's sure," said  he, dismounting and going to the door.  He moved toward (he sound and made  out the boy crouching beside a bench,  his face in his hands. At the jar of  heavy footsteps the boy started, but  Steve laid a kindly hand on his shoulder. "There, sonny, don't take on like  that when there ain't uo reason. The  boys was just playin'. They didn't  mean no harm unless you'd pulled that  trigger."  "I'd have killed him,", sobbed the  boy, "if he'd touched me again."'  Steve chuckled. "He was saro enough,  kid. It was the rest of us you had  scared.   It was plumb ridiculous."  The boy apparently did not see the  comicality of the situation, for ho continued crying softly, while Steve.lookod  on, powerless to help. A crying man  was something new in his philosophy.  "Look here, kid," he said at last,  "why did you come here anyway?  You're mighty young niid inexperienced for this here strenuous life." ;  "I had to. This was the only place  I could get." '  "Ain't you got no kin?"   '-,-v .  "They nre all dead." "' ":'-*.-$������...'.:-  "Your sister���������she ain't, is she?"'f^;  "My sister? What sister? .. What'do  you mean?",  "The sister  was admlrin'  "Oh, she?   She1  There was a long pa-dSR^.-^'She's ia  right purty gal," said St-*������*$^Tvc been  studyin' that picture. Sli*e^ertjviiily favors you a heap���������that is, if she has yal-  ler hair, like yourn.   Has she?"  "Yes," returned the boy; "it's just the  color of mine." .  only 1 didn't know women had such  grit.    Look   here,   kid���������I   mean���������that  is"-  "Jessie waa my sister's name," said  the girl, with a little laugh.  "Well, I'm rough, and I don't deserve no such gal as you, Jessie, but  there's a heap of men git what they  don't deserve, and I ain't so mighty  bad. You say you kin telegraph. Well,  you sit down then to that ticker and  do some telegraphin' for me, one up  the line for a new agent for Lone Dog  Station and one ^o Prairie City for a  parson. And tell 'cm I give 'cm until  tomorrow mornln' to git here on the  first train," added Steve Oliver, with  emphasis.  ) Hor Ito-iroof,  Two mischievous boys in the school  were laughing uproariously over some  slight mistake one of the pupils had  made in translation. The teacher looked at them resignedly for a few minutes and then remarked quietly:  "If anything really funny should ever  happen in this class, I fear that Mr.  Smith and Mr. Jones would require the  services of a physician."���������New York  Tloies.  HEAD OF MORMONiSM  JOSEPH   F. SMITH  OF THE  CHURCi-  OF LATTER DAY SAINTS.  Th* Jap nit one Yon.  When the public reads that a hundred millions of yen havo ��������� been set  apart by Japan for war purposes it  may, perhaps, put an exaggerated  estimate on that amount. Although  Japan has a gold standard, the yen  is silver currency, and fluctuates  with the price of silver, so that at  the moment a. hundred - millions oi  them means" scarcely \itiore than ten  millions sterling. Butteven this is an  immense amount; /in " aVcountry in  which the wages-fof'a; skillful artisan  are often -not more th'ati. three yen a  week. The'Japanese curq&dy system  is decimal- Thus the ',y/?n,v.Qr dollar,  is divided into I00.seir,*&$]^ts, the  sen into ten rin, the rin.'^tp'v, ten  mo^'the' mo into ten sh'u,V'-'k,n^-'''_.tl"ie  'sliti,-finally ifito ten kbtsii; '\GQvern-  ��������� -merit, accounts do not take notice'-of  any valuo smaller than a rin, '-"but  HU Five   Wives  and HI* Great Power In  Utah���������What He Say* Absui Divine Re-  relation ��������� Polygamy Ktjecteil by thou.  ������an<ii>, and But 4 r������r Cent. Cautracteci  IMiu-.il Miirringcs.  Joseph F. Smith, head of the Mormon Church, who was recently a witness before the United .States Senate  Committee on P. hi leges and Elections in the case of ���������'Senator Keed  Smoot of Utah, ivus emphatic in expressing his adhesion to the principle  of polygamy and acknowledged that  he had five wives.  .In the course of his testimony 11 r.  Smith told the committee that presidents of thc Mormon Church were  subject to "divine revelations." Me  snid that he adhered absolutely to  all the teaching of the church in regard to them and that he had been  visited with inspirations from God  directing him as to details in matters relating to the welfare of the  church, though no angels had come  to him, as in the case of his uncle,  Joseph Smith, jr., the founder ol the  sect. He also said that he believed  in tho revelation commanding polygamy as - made known to the first  president in a visit from "an angel  in black."-  Mr. Smith claimed that the founder of thc Church of Jesus Christ ol  Latter Day Saints had from time to  time received "revelations" and that  each succeeding president had inherited his power and had been chosen  by twelve apostles who were divinely  inspired in making the choice, The  principal books of the Mormon faith  are the Bible, the "Book of Mormon  Doctrine and Covenants" and the  "Pearl of Great Price."  According to President Smith, the  "Book of Mormon Doctrine and  Covenants" was made up chiefly of  revelations made by Joseph Smith,  jr., the expositions or declarations  made by him and revelations made  by Brigham  Young.     "The Pearl ol  that the church could claim all tho  property of any member should it  see fit. He has supervision in a way  over every officer, and while it is '  generally understood that the president never takes action that is not  sanctioned by his two counselors ho  has thc power to displace them and  appoint others. This, however, has  never been done.  President Smith was a member of  tho constitutional convention of  Utah, and has several times ber*n a  member of tha Legislature. He has  largo financial- and commercial inter*  efats. ,  represent    these ���������   liliputian    sums.���������  London Chronicle.  To crush a half- inch, cube of granite' requires a weight-. of elpvcn tons.  ���������     FOR ROUGH"'ROADS.      '.  18|P%N*  V   w  ���������"Freckoned-so���������-Longr-I-bet7and-cur-���������-G���������f���������pa���������-. j���������sr-i���������.-,���������-n,  .        -. , i ...     -.*.,    1,    , ������..       Spiral Sprinijii ts Talto the I']  ly.   I knowed it.   What's her name?" Un��������� ���������n \-_Melmu  lac������ of  "Flat  "ITANP IT AltOUNP, 1UTT>!"  rd.ovoi* toward the ono Iiiii)|j nnil sluil-  led the picture, while tlio othor iuuii  turned to fresh rtevJoos.  Those consisted In making tho hoy  drink. IIo didn't seem to l������o dioorl'ul  enough, Ihey 'mild.  Tho hny rni'usod nnd then nflor ninny  thi'eatrt lunched his lips glngoi'ly to a  Ijotllo and choked,  "I ciin'l," he sold, coughing und spluttering.  "Vou don't punt* out llko thnt," grow  fl.h     1.,,!'!,.  "V   n  <"v<-*l*"*  "I on n't," sold young Rra'nnnl, "and  ! -uon't."  "Hj-ya 'shim't' nnd 'won't' Just llko  ������ pure enough man." commented his  I ���������   ..      i,ii'ti    ..   ..���������..���������   .��������� ,i   tn      TO  don't like prohlbltloucr* around bore.  They nin't popular." The -mini' twisted  IiIh hand In tho collar of tho boy'* blue  shirt m ho spoke, but tho hoy tore  away, sprung across the vooiu and pull-  oil *t platnl. For n moment It looked m  If tlio comedy were nbout to change to  tmftctly, and then tlio boy's nrm wn*  knocked up and the gun wrenched from  III* trembling hand, It wan tho cowboy wbo bad bought tbe plcturo.  "Er���������Jessie."  "Jessie?" Steve pondered over the  name as if to see il It would fit his preconceived notions. "You'll be having  her on here soon, I reckon, won't you?  I'm powerful anxious to come up with  your sister."  The boy gave a queer little laugh,  which changed to a sigh.  "I guess not now," ho. said, "after  what's happened. I must gp away���������go  back. I ought never to have come. I  didn't seo It before. Oh, you can't understand," he cried. "I don't want to  go. I linvcn't any situation nor money  nor friends!" He broke down, Bobbing, ngn in.  "And run nwny from nothing. The  boys ain't goin' to do no harm, I'll see  you don't got mossed with too much."  "Hut when you ain't here what would i  happen?   Oh, if you hadn't heen hero -  tonight!  mo to leave,"  Stove shifted uneasily In his chair.  "This hero sistor of yours," ho said nt  Inst, "do you reckon now she'd marry  .ib&ifjp I could git to ask hor?" IIo  stopped the boy as ho was about to  speak. "Just keep quiet, sonny, and  lot mo bark a spoil. I'vo boon doing a  lot of, tlilukln' slnco I come hero this  evening,*ami It's been about her. I've  boon ili'li'llii' around thoso parts for tlio  liiRt ton years and moro, ovor since I  was half as young ns you, getting into  sctupoh and out of 'em, riding tho  -rilligos, loundln' up, i'ghtlu' when I had  i.0, drlukln' nnd gttniblln' and shootln'  up a town, Just like all men does out  hero,' wllhouton there's a woman to  hold 'bin steady, and tonight when I  see your sister's picture It come across  mo Hint I wiwiti'il to settle down, and  I wanted her to help ine. That's why  I don't want you to go away, kid, for  If you do I won't git no chance tq soo  hor nnd nsk hor. Do you reckon aho'd  look at mo, kid?"  Tho boy snid us-thing for a moment,  whllo SU'vo winched him anxiously.  Tho dawn was Juki breaking over the  plains, and a palo light came through  the dirty windows of tho station.  '���������'I���������I haven't nny sister," said tho  boy huskily at last. "I Hod to you, hut  you've boon too good to ino. and I can't  koop It up. I���������tho picture-It's ine.  I iu -on, can l you uvc-rl in a Mt,,  "A     M'-< I'll-liv'���������       ���������*>������. I .     i.,..ii I  llnlidi tho sentence. Ho nm- and went  to tho window and looked out on the  faint gray green of tho sagebrush.  Uralnard continued as if In ilcfint-o:  "1 liiui to On It, 1 lit-ipe-l iii.v mouter  In tho station at homo and learned to  telegraph, Thon ho died, and no one  bad any work for a glrl-nt least'work  I could do. Then I thought I would  como wont, (Irossod ns a man. ami I got  tills Job, and now now j*mu l.t'"<v why  I'vo -got to go back."  ftU'Vu turned mid tame to (l>u **UUi of  tbo girl. "Vou nln't got to go back, nntl  you ain't a-goln'-not if I can help It.  I might bave known you was a woman,  The accompanying illustration will  convey better than words thc idea of  n"recently patented method of mounting vehiclo bodies which allows th?  utilization of the 'familiar spiral  springs in tho place of the flat ones  now so generally used for this   pur-  CAtUtlAGli WITH FPI^'-'SPIIINOS.  pose.   The front and rear axles sup-  No; there's no way but for i |,01.t upright   standards   which   are  ' suitably braced to give greater rigid-  ity to tho under frame.  The body of the vehicle is supported from ench si an-la rd by inonns of  helical springs, which are inclin'-d inwardly toward the centra of tho carriage body, thus exerting radial pulls  to prevent lateral swaying without  interfering with thoir vertical yielding movement' when the vehicle is  passing over rough roadways.  According to suicide Klatisffes In  this country, tho favorite ago Io between thirty and I'oity, umrrlod  kiwi'lfe being, l������ tho majority.   .  ���������  Whon a man mnrrlc* In somo othor  church overybody wondors whoihi-'rln'  will go with his wife or alio with Itlu:  -Wuslilngton (In.) Dcii'.'iT"!.  THE ESKIMO DOG,  OLD HIGHGATE.  Contains Ci'iiniw.-..  ...use, an  InteK-KtinS  A i clillf cl t:        V,'������iijb of a Day "Lou-;  (j.lllo   11. ,   !>,<-k<:n������'  l.t'llo.  The name Uighgato oric-inatcd from  the erection at the summit of tho  hamlet (.'"."it* Act abce Thames level) oi a gate for the Bishop of London's tolls, the prelate having allowed a road to be cut through his  park ior trail'c between the metropolis und the Northern and "Midland  comities. Although centuries have  pa^sul tho circumstance has a memorial in the sign ���������'The Gatehouse  Ta\ern," at the entrance to North  road. Within recent memory a toll  bar stood outside the hostel, notwithstanding thc abolition of   levies.  One of the most interesting archi--  tectural vestiges of Uighgate is  Cromwell House, now the Convalescent Home for Sick Uhildr-n on tho  hill leading to the town from Upper  Holloway, jVJiiL-h altered in the exn  terior, the red brickwork edifice yet  bears witness that it once must have  been a stately and .commodious mansion. It was built by tho Lord Protector for Ireton and his wife, Brid-'  get Cromwell. The stairways, with  balustrades full of rich and quaint  design, ara most handsome, and the  gardens and pleasure walks very  beautiful. Equally noteworthy is the  picturesque building on the opposite  side, I nown as the Andrew Marvell  House. There resided tlio celebrated  Puritan gentleman, the friend of  "Milton, and a statesman, satirist."  and political writer. To his many  accompli-Junents "M'arvell added poetry, and some of his most elegant  versos   were    written    at   1-Iighgate.  He Novor  ICnnw*  ih*������  lintKiirj* ol a  Mm-Iter or n II-mI.  Tho Eskimo dog from his birth to his  doath, which In iniiny iiihtancos Is a  violent ouo, novor knows tho luxury of  shelter or n bed. Ho spends his existence outdoors nnd appears to lio far  moro cornfortnbio In winter Ihan In  summer. Tho pups when hardly nlilo  (o todillo "nstfiu-ffvoly show an nnihi-  tlou to run with sleighs (thoy novor  bnrk) and Join with thoir treble squoals  ��������� ������������������<    t ���������* -1 i  tilt; -v'4H-M-u������*-r-**ttn������v. ttuMu.i v*   *.'.....   .-.,.*  .Ich   Ibe   3M*!i  (log  SiviirbiMy  greets tho first fall of snow. The ambition of tho young dogs Is soon taken  ndvantngo of by tho Ksklnms.  Tho llttlo follows nro hltohod to sleds  ill v.u������ji|',ili,>   >>*iw ������ui������ in'U'ui uun,a, uimI  to prevent them froij-i bolng run ovor  thoy nro tlod by tho nock to tho tow-  line, so thnt when tho run starts out  thoy a ro compelled to koop up or bo  drugged by tbo team, This simple  fhough bruf-if method nf training fii  vory ofToetivo, and after ono or two  r*!t'M the young dog uderstnn'l"* what Is  wanted of bim. Even boforo lio ll full  grown he is thoroughly conversant  with bis duties.  JOSKl'H V, SMITH.  Groat Trice" consisted of revelations  made by .Joseph .Smith, jt',, together  with his translations of ancient  manuscripts.  The members of the Mormon  Church, according to I're.-jiiloiit  Smith, are among tho freest, most  Independent poopl'..- of all tho Christian denominations. They havo freedom of speech, freedom of thought  and aro not all united on every  principle of the church. They are  entitled to their own conception of  right and wrong. Not moro than <1  pur cent, 01 the i. mire liieiubci'i-ihip,  ho said, hnd coin riicted plural uiajv  rlagi'fi: nil the rest had abstained  from entering ihnt Mate, and many  thousands hud rejected tho principle  onliiojy,  ,li-������W'ph Fielding Smith wns elected  provident, of the .Mormon Church in  siiccosttlnn to l,oreii--o Snow In November, 1001, IIo In not only a stalwart loader in llie church, but also  one of tho nbleut mon.;' , Utah, lie  has a vlgorotiK mind and groat force  of character and Is Hivid to ho u  worthy succosBor to thO' brainy m������'ii  who hnvo held tho presidency boforo  him.  Thfl present head ol the Mormon  Church was born in 18H3, Ilu was  baptised Into tho church when only  twelve yours of age, ami when he  wns tWonty-n'Inn he was mado one of  the twelve    apostles    by    President  Ui ������������,""���������    i������>y"b ��������� ��������� ���������,���������     t.-"     .    ���������    *  n'^o ho mnrrl'd "h'������ !*<���������������-' v\fi> nnd up  to twenty yonrs ngn, ���������wording to  his own oilmlsslons, ho had married  five other women, one of whom had  secured a divorce from lilm. Ho has  fnrt.v-flv������������ children. oh-von of wlunn  hnvo beon born to hnn win'i* puiy-  gamy was aboliHlu'd in is'.ai by tho  church.  Tn the onrly llftief* Mr, Smith went  os a missionary to tho Ifnwaiinti Inlands, nnd In IftTt ho was sent to  Kntrlnnd for the piirposa of pi'nwlyt-  iug in that counti,v, worK Him. itt-  trt-ctod wido ntto'ition nt tho tlmo,  As prof*idont ol the rnnrm and  trustee In trust for all it������ property,  Mr. Smith ha** nlim-xt unlimiii'il  l������ow������ir,     Ou the stand ho   udmittoei  -. J-**73t'*i  THI! GROVE. HTOHOATE.  Other old-time landmarks arc Church  House, once the home of Sir .John  Hawkins, who wrote "A History of  Music," and tin- Wollaston almshouse in Southwood lane. In tho  same thoroughfare the Baptist chaP-  fcl has interesting associations, It  was in long past times Presbyterian,  anil numbered anion.'..; Us ministers  Pr. Williams, founder of tho library  of divinity and philosophy bearing  his namo, and tho husband of "Mrs.  Barbaulcl. Dickens, so often a rambler over tho Northern Heights, ro-  inoinliereil llighgute in "Dacicl C'oP-  porhYli!." There the novelist placed  tin- residwire of Mr, Strong,  Canadians often make pilgrimngo  to Highgate to si'o (he house in  which Coleridge liVcd, It is in tho  t Grove 'lU'iir 'St, Michael's Church, a  j peaceful spot with old houses,, nnd-a-  j row of elms that must retiiincl Now  j Knglandirs of nooks in their own  i Concord nnd Salem. The poet, put  jhinis'i'lf tinder the cure of a doctor,  ! "Mr. Oilman, ujid Charles, Lamb hi a  ' loiter on tho siib'ott wroto: "I think  |>is eswniiiilH not, lunched; he is very  ���������hnd, but then he nle! ������ up wrmrlor-  ' fully nnoilior day, mnl his faco when:  hn repeals his viim'.s bus nil Hk null icnt glory;, nn nii-luiiigel a littlo  ' dniiifigod." Colei'lilm; wiih liiirii'd in  j iho old chapi'l, th> j-iio of which    Is  covetii hv tin. Iiiiiiihoiiio Chuluint'lv  I school. Haiti by Is iIm i-.reeii, n Dt'ot-  ' ty littlo qunrtor, with a la\oru that  ��������� know Hoifiirlh and Mnrlund.  | Tho groat niiinsioiis haw gono liko  ; I lie frullenoiiin hicni I'l'ivmoniwl of  j "Swoni'lng on tho Horns," montlon-  i od by H.vi'on, .Innii'H I. wit's n gu'eMlj  jat- Arundi'i Hosino, and thero Um  I iloiison produced his mnHqiie, The-  j IVnn.l'*, tilid the grem Huron died ill.  ,10211,   Lu'idi-rdiilo House,  a  ii.:.iiH.|ico  of Noll, Gwyrino, ' stood on    ground'  now part  of tho dollghtful park -rlv-  cn tho tlistilct hy Sir .Sydney Vi'nter-  low,  Migl*Knlo, in ndditlon <o Its   Joftv  wiiMiwt,. -\*uto���������vt    1 ���������''. ���������  n    tho ohnln  of    ponds  IU'f'1    lil'llotT-  ploturonquo  and viow ovor (V>n Wood; or tluv  wood, tovvnids Honiwiy, ofic<n(*(i to  tho 'nubile for ever hv tin* .Duchess  of Al!.,inv in WM.  History Is Indood little moro than tho  roglKtor of the crluios, follloM n'������l mill-  fortunosof mii������klnd.--Glbbon,  A Smiit-t \Vff Hi-UN,  T.nwyor-Do you ������n-,..,.. j,,v.i������|rP!V  thut you know moro limn half this  Jury? Wi'm-H W.-, .!:-.!.:;! :. v.- i:;.U  1   have  faki'n a  good   look  nt  >m  j i II hwoiir that I know move than oil  ot 'cm put together. C. H. TARBELL.  rr mammmm  High Grade Stoves  and all Kitchen Requirements  SPORTSMENS GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  E, EMDE  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST- OL ASS  CANDY, FRUlTr*.,  01 HARK & TOBACCOS.  flanainn Cigar Factory  ��������� i_>.__J-A-i���������S  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  BEST   ::   ON   ::   EARTH.  Maunfactured by  F  GABLE & CO., NANAIMO, B.O.  ..SMOKE  ^      uu>m    m   UU  P.  STODDART,  Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland.  Soli  ������r������td  Ladies Long Chains. 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Telegraphic  News   o���������  Victoria, 20th���������The entrance  examination'** r suits fur Cumlier-  land district other than tho.-e already sent were, Ui.ion Bay. 1 cun  didate, unsu ceesful; Courtney, 4  unsuccessful; Grantham, 1 unsuccessful; Pun Hedge, 2 unsuccessful.  London, 20th���������The S andurd's  correspondent who was on t'ie  steamer Manchuria on the 19th fays  Vice Admiral Togo met tkieni on  his flagsliip, the .Mikasa. He is  well and confident.  Tokio, 20th���������Tlie armored cruisers Itos-a, Rurik and Gmm-ilioi of  the Russian Vladivostok squadron  passed through the Tsuigara, straiis  in the Pacifiu ocean to-day.  Arrivals here say th������������ Russian  Vladivostok fleet i������ steaming to ihe  Fouth east at'a great speed. Thi  creates the impression that they are  heading for the capital ot French  Iudo-China.  St Petersburg, 20th���������Sir Charles  H.irding, lirili-h Amliassador to  Rot-sin, this afternoon, on behaii'of  his goveriimenl, presented a ttrong  protest to Riii-sia againsi the seizure  of the Mala* ca wbio.i  was cair- m^   3,Q0.0jtjOiis    ol    liritisn   goods   lor  naval estahlislmieir.s at "^Ifong"  Kong eiu'hi'-nFe f-f which wa-* in:nl<-  ed with gove.iiii.eut stump-. The  Ambassador also pre.-euied a yi-i.-  er.il protest agaii^t th' action of  tlie Russian fleet i<i ilie Red S.-*-,  Pain', 20���������Inlormaiion reaching  here lend* the othcials to heii-ivu  that Russia will relieve the British  and German merchantmen.  Chefoo, 20���������A Chinese junk has  jiiBl. arrived herefrom Pon Arthur  with a loud of Cniu-J.se and Russia us who state cuat u heavy bin-  tie ouourrwi on the uins-orta of  Port Arthur on July L2111, during  which the Jtipaue.-e captured one  of thi* outer foriro.'-ies but were latar  driven from the fort with great  slaughter it Iming estimated tn t  nearly 6000 were killed or wounded  The Russians then occup ed tlk-ir  loimer positions.  St Peternburg, 20���������A story his  been going the rounds that three  oruisoiB rejected by Uermany wore  transferred to the Russian service  add joined the Vlaclivoutok t-qua-  dron, One of the wuin-irn, ami a  torpedo boat, it is added, struck a  mine and went dowu,  Lino Yang, 20th���������A general engagement is reported here, began  thiri morning to the oust between  the farces of Gen, Kol lor and Gen  Kuroki. 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Etc.  &MHMM* V.������X������K*������X������X������X������K������XiK������X������X-������X*������������'������K'������^  "And to think," exclaimed Bella,  for the twentieth time, ,, as we sat  together, fancy-work in hand, when  our excitement had somewhat subsided���������"und to think .that that  wretch Mark was married all tho  time, and I never knew it, and was  laying plans for marrying you to  him! "Why it's horrible to think of  the danger I was in! I might have  been taken up for bigamy, as an accessory before tho fact!"  ���������'Well, I hope it will be a lesson to  you, and teach you never to do any  match-muking again 1" I said, laughing.  "On the contrary, my dear, my  match-making, as you call it, has  turned out so remarkably successful, that it will be an encouragement  , to me to persevere in the accomplish-  . ment for the rest of,my life!"  "Think of the mischief you might  have done!" I said, reprovingly.  "Think of the good I have done!"  cried Bella, getting up and kissing  me rapturously. "Can anything, I  ask you, have turned out better?  Here aro you and Mar"**., devotedly in  U>ve with each other, and en-ratted  to be married. The other woman,  poor thing, whom he fortunately lost  early in life, has died off conveniently in the very nick of time, and you  two have nothing to do but to marry each other and be happy!"  "How flippant you are Belial If  you had known my poor Ellinor-���������"  "And how falsely sentimental you  are, Freda I" interrupted my friend.  "It is quite absurd your pretending  to be sorry "for the poor thing, when  her death is to make your happiness!  By-the-way, I see you had a letter  from old Miss Fairfax this morning.  What does she say about your marriage to liark?"  "She is very good about it," I answered, taking Miss Barbara's letter  from my pocket and referring to it.  ������������������Iram-glad^Ltol(l^x;^t_was_nxu.ch_  better to bo open with her. She congratulates me very kindly, and says  that, of course, under the circumstances, she hopes we will not put  ofl our wedding too lpng, merely on  account of her feelings., It is kind of  her to say so; but I think Mark and  1 are both agreed that we had better  wait another year. She tells me,  too, that sho has let Kaneton Scars  very advantageously on a long lease,  and sho is going to live with her  widower brother, to take care of  his babies for him, It will bo an  active and useful life for her, and I  am very glad to hear it. Sho writes  so affectionately to me, I am suro  ���������ho,is very fond of mo,"  "So sho ought to bo," answered  Bella, nodding her head with decis-  ipn. "You havo bohaved very well  to her; and sho was ,a silly old wo-  , man to hido her sister away from  Mark for1 yonrs, as if bo was a com-  , mon blackguard! She did a great  deal of mischief to ��������� ovrybody; nnd if  you had run away with hoi* Ellinor's  husband, married or unmarriod, sho  would havo only had herself to  thank for it!"  "Don't be immoral, Belial" I said,  sternly nnd reprovingly.  "And don't you bo a prude,  Freda!" laughed back Holla, who, as  of old, always loved to havo tho last  word.  It may bo easily Imagined that  Captain Thistleby did not keep very  long away irom our littlo feminine  household. Ho very fioon mado an  opportunity of running down tor a  few days to boo us, mid we found  thnt "rui.nlnr.; flown" pmci'vi- wns  constantly repenting itself, 1 need  not say thin wo wore very happy together; nnd though our number wan  that fatal one of threo, whit-h in  supposed to \>o so Inimical lo U>v<. or  to friendship, I cannot nny ihat we  ovor found Holla much in the wny of  our enjoyment.  Ono dny wu nil three nuido mi expedition to thnt 111tlo Imy when.'  Murk and I Juwl gono on that owuit-  ful occasion when ho hnd hit ir.e,  liko Amlromodn, clinging m iho el iff  alono. No such fatal im Idoiit happened on this occasion; nil went, well;  and Mark, stiuiulutwJ by past recollections, became vory senduM-iit nl and  somewhat Indecorously affect hum to  on tho way buck. Hut although lie  oponly accused Bella of being do  trap, I cannot sny thnt either her  presonco or that of tho boatman who  V,MV<-,r|   n������i   1\nftr   nimn'l tv.d   to  Of|il������fi h'iri  any undue amount of shyrx-HH or ro-  tlconco.  And so tho happy weeks ond  months -sped by, and, In thc pleasant  dally society of my friend, brightened by my lover's fror|tient visits, thr*  your ui wuiluiH, ^himi wu had t-������.v  before us as tho proper thing to  submit to, pat-moil quickly awuy.  Summer faded into winter, nnd  winter at length brightened onco  mors Into summer; nnd whon tho  annlvorsary of poor Ellinor's death  had com* ami f-iiiie, Mark arid I settled our wedding day, nnd were  iiiui'iii-������l quietly, und vviiliuut any  festivities, at tho little church at  Bcacliff.  By hi-s own special desire, George  Curtis came down on purpose to give  me away; and Miss Barbara Fairfax,1  in slight mourning, would not consent to be absent ron the occasion.  I had no bridesmaids, and no white  satin or Brussels lace. There was  neither wedding-breakfast nor wedding-cake; nor were thoro any other  guests save those two elderly people  and Bella; neither was Aunt Selina  and her peach-colored silk gown invited to assist at the ceremony.  But there was at our wedding  which is lacking to many where all  tho above adjuncts are present in  profusion; for there were two people  who loved,each other with all their  hearts, and who, whatever the sorrows of this troublesome world may  bring to them, will still know how  to be happy so long as it pleases  God to spare- them to each other.  THE END.  A .Ma-i  .,.iui������ of U uo<t.  A map of'Oklahoma ami the Indian  Territory, showing all political divisions and the principal watercourses, made entirely In marquetry of  forty-three kinds of the various  woods indigenous to the two territories, is a standing attraction on  tho floor of the lower house of the  Oklahoma Legislature. It is the  handiwork of S. 0. Moreland, of  (Shawnee, a stonemason with no technical knowledge of cabinet work, and  in the making occupied the spare  time of nine 'months. In size p it is  about 3 by 4 feet. The border, .representing ., the white paper upon  which maps are printed, is cotton-  wood, the most widely and evenly  distributed of western trees. It ''������������������ is  framed in black walnut, with heavily  turned pilasters at the ends, and is  under glass. ' The various bits .-' of  wood composing it are sawed to  ,slmw^th-^graih_to_ the best ad'van t-  tago, highly polished and shaped to  conform exactly to the territorial  ��������� subdivisions shown on tho latest  published maps.  .  Fi-rniev* -liutiWI  Keep Account*.  Every farmer should know just  what every horse, cow, hog, sheep,  hen, duck, goose, turkey, tree, vino,  hold and garden on. his farm costs  him and nets him. ITc can know this  only through tha keeping of accounts. '  The metropolitan police of London  look after 8,200 miles of roads and  ������������������^renta.  Little nill'ai Luck.  It Is not probable that superstition  will ever receive Its deathblow, but  now and then It gets jogged a bit, Two  cockneys met not long ago, says Good  Words, in a London thorough fare.  "I'vo just 'card thnt your llttlo Bill  got run over," snid ouo. "'Ow did it  'appon?"  '"R was picking up a 'orseshoe for  luck," replied littlo Bill's father.  AH Doivn.  Mrs. Newlywed���������Doctor, that bottle  of medicine you loft for Imby Is all  ���������.'one. Doctor���������Impossible! I told you  to glvo him a toat-pooiiful once an  hour, Mrs. Newly wed--Yes, but John  and I nnd mother nnd the nurso havo  oneh to ttilic ������ teiifipootii'iil, too, In or-  ���������Jer lo Induce Imby to tako It.���������Puck.  MnK'nuf lUnixrir Knl>  Flrnt.  "What nro you plunging hack In tho  tvnior for, I'm 1 ? You Just t-wnni tiKhoro,"  "Khuro, 01 hud to huvo liiosol!' llrst,  Now Ol'in goin' bnck to fetch Molke."  If you win try to climb to tho top of  fin. liiiiiior. lio euro nil not to tumble  on' or ijihUo yourself ridiculous.  f'-liHI,.  I'uit<>������������������ nf llie "nn  By nn inueniouM nrrnngcincnt Fabry has diminished (ho huii'h light by  pns'!no;e  thru'^h a    slit    and    thon  through   uu  nnmionlnenl     solution  nf  copper Hullihntt' and  has compared it  with n light  of Known enJirlli* power.  I lio coiu'IuiIun Ihui, wiih the   nun   nt  j zenith, the solar lit.'Ul  at sen  lovol Ih  pom* than   !i'||,!iiim linn's iliut    of a  I Htnnrlnrd enniflo nl   n   distnnen of one  | metro,   'Iho iniensiiv ui  light at tho  hllll h   huliaii:    i,->   ,������,,,,,,(,   (., ,,   iiiuet,      m,  0,1'out fur the Nfiiito meu un tlmt    ia  the elect lie nro.  nu It. it* it riTlllir.<'t'.  um iii..w,uii <.,, , .'tiit., hi <>,.>-,,..i. v^.  sodium, oh a fi'i'tili/.er im r-c-ux-tiu-fs  vory peculiar by reason of iln up.  piiivntly iiicoiiKiKti'iit lulliicncc**, H  hns Iho effect of chocking tlio growth  of certain vegetables and nt tho  uninit timo    Increasing tho yield   of  j wheat  and   other  rropH  to  which   It  I is milted,   Mangel wnr**eL honns, cab.  j liiiges and onioiiH ilourihli \siih liberal    supplies    of salt,    Jt is a)������o  J highly advantageous to ths growth  of asparagus,  | A LEAP YEARf  I PHOPOSAL     !���������  ��������� ���������  ';                       By JOHN BRIDGES   t  ��������� ���������  <3 Copj/rlplit, ms, by T. C. McClnre if  o : e  Q9Qety.9Qo$o$oQ%.ot}.e$,e#eti.eq.eq-  Henderson rolled uneasily'", in his  sleep. Macdonald, his bunk mate, jabbed his knee into Henderson's back.  "For heaven's sake, lie still," he cried.  "You're getting all the blankets off.  and it's colder' u ice."  Henderson woke up. "I'm sorry, old  mnn," he said. "But you can have a  good sleep tomorrow morning. I'm  going away today, and shall probably  , not be back again tonight. Did I say  anything in my sleep V"  "I should say you did," replied Macdonald.' "You were talking half the  night���������a whole lot of rubbish about  blue eyes and blacK eyjs and hair and  things."  "Did'I mention any one's name?"  "Not while I was listening. 1 pulled  the blanket up over my head and refused to be let into your secret."  The two men tumbled out of their  bunk. They went to the door of their  cabin. The first rays of the sun came  swiftly over the Sangre de Cristo, and  the whole range was outlined in crimson.  The snow capped peaks rose cold  toward the sky, mid above the blue  was unfiecked by cloud. Across the  valley there had boon but little snow-  only here and there; were little patches  which v. the wind had brought, down  from the mountain side and scattered  against the windward��������� of the sagebrush. Rabbits scurried across the  plain in search of what little food  might be found. As they-ran they  showed white tails���������like great chrysanthemums drifting across the levels.  Macdonald got into his/corduroy and  pulled on his heavy hunting boots. He  reached for his rifie, a little 22-long,  and started out. "Tomorrow being  Sunday," he said, "I propose to construct a rabbit pie for dinner like'  mother used to make, and I guess 1  can land a few jacks before breakfast.  -Booi^little_d&vil&!iLk&_co^  going to give them a chance for their  lives anyway. I hate a man who will  shoot rabbits with a shotgun. With a  rifle like this it takes some skill, and  there is at least a lighting chance for  tho beasties. I'll be back in an hour.  You don't mind getting breakfast alone,  do you?"  Henderson made no reply, but ground  some coffee and stirred up the fire.  Macdonald swung off down the hill and  across the plain toward the sagebrush.  Henderson watched him till he was a  mile away; then he went out into the  open a'lr and took groat long breaths of  it. Going into the little stable, he fed  his pony, n little buckskin brute, which  till Henderson'took her "in hand had  beon known ,ns the ugliest pony in the  San Luis, siie whinnied delightedly as  Henderson opened the stablo door. Ho  fed,her a double portion of grain and  brought; wntor for her from the spring,  Ho gave Uot.*; too, an extra quantity of  hay. "Bettor eat It all, old lady," ho  snid. "You'vo got a long day before  you."  Ho went back to tho cabin, cooked  some eggs and bacon, made coffee und  drank three cups of it, hot and strong  nnd without sugar or milk. Then he  packed a can of food In a saddlebag  nntl carefully tied it to the saddle  which hung besido tho door. Ho filled  Iiis revolver and his bolt with cartridges and put his rlflo alongside tlto  middle. From under his bunk ho drew  a small tin box, unlocked It and took  cut a pnekuge of let lorn. Ue did not  open Iho package, but throw'It, mill  tied with a bit nf loiilhorn Ihong. Inlo  llie fire. For two or three minutes ho  stood and watcliod Ilia Jottors btit'iilng;  then he sat down nt tlio tabic und  wrote rapidly:  Donr Old Mno-You will find the Imcon  cut nnil tho oggr������ rcmly for scrntnbllug.  Tho coffeo Ih nil miiilu uml Ih pretty Rood  (IiIh niot'iilii-r, I have tnUen Humo of your  cnrti'Uli't'M. I found I didn't hnvo quito  fiiuiigh of my own, ninl I may not havo a  ohnwc to (tot nny nwn*. I nm n-olnic  nwny now. I shall not bo back, I hope  llie rabbit pio will turn out to bo a uood  on.!.   Yours, HHNm-JltHON.  I fa folded Iho Jotter and plnccd It  tindor Miioilonald's cup. Then ho took  tho siuldlo to tho Hlnblo, clnohod 11:  tightly on (ho pony, took lili* rlllo,  mounted nud rodo away up tho trail  which led directly Into the motinlnlns,  An hour later Maciloniiltl roiuriiuU  Willi live l'liiitniH bsviuuinu lit inn blue,  Uo wns whlHtling, In ono hand was  hi,- liiiiiic and In the other he carried  his rlflo. When lit* readied tlio door  oi' thoenbln ho kicked It to attract lion-  doi'son's attention. "Upon the door,  will you, old man?" he called.  Thoro wiih no nnswor. Macdonald  put down IiIh rlflo and onlorod. "Prob-  nhly he's out nt tho stable," ho thought,  Then ho sow tho lottor.  Miicdoiiiilil nut down nnil stared  Mnnkly Imfore him. "Won't be bnck!"  he exclaimed. "Won't Uo buck! What  does nil this monnv'  IIo went to the doc nnd looked tip  and down tbs trail from ths stable  There were no marks of a horse's feet  showing on the frozen earth.'': Returning to the cabin he cooked his ^ gs and  bacon, ate hurriedly, and agu.u slinging his rifle over his arm he walked  rapidly in/the'direction of Alamosa.  Henderson rode all day.i At night he  had come to the very crest of the  mountain where the trail descended to  the camp on the other side. It, was  nonr 0 o'clock. A moon was rising  somewhere in the east, and Henderson  watched it eagerly. He took from hi9  saddlebag a can of meat and. opened it,  eating ravenously. The pony watched  him, ''Sj-fl \v''"'.*<"*, ������������������nd. called his attention to the fact that she had haa  nothing to cat since morning.  Henderson rose from the snow and  put her bridle rein back over the saddle and led her to the trail which led  back toward his cabin. "Go home, old  girl," he said, "but don't tell them  where you left me. This is as good a  place as any in which to die. Go  home." ������������������-,.*  The pony started down the trail.  Henderson took a cartridge from his  belt and fitted it into his rifle. "I wonder," he said, "if they kill quickly?"  He placed the butt of the gun against  a jagged rock���������the muzzle over his  heart. Then he turned and looked out  over the east to the moon, which was  big and.round and beautiful.  While he .stood watching a soft India rubber -like nose was pushed over  his shoulder, and the ugliest pony in  all the San Luis said as plainly as a  horse can say things that she was hungry and wanted to go home. Henderson dropped the rifle into the snow.  ''We'll give them one more chance, old  lady." he said.  Then he climbed wea"Hly into the  saddle and rode down toward the valley.  When he reached Alamosa he took  the pony to the stable and fed her royally.  Afterward he went to the postoffice.  There was a letter there for him. This  is what it said:  My Dear���������I'am so sorry--so dreadfully  sorry���������about it all. Mr. Mac-lonald haa  written Frances how you would not tell  me about your failures and all that sort  of thing. "Why didn't you? Why couldn't  you have told me that you wanted me to  help you flight out? I would, dear���������oh, I  would! And why didn't you ask me  whether I cared���������cared more than anything in the whole world? Why didn't  you, dear?  Surely to ask me to love you wouldn't  be asking so very much. I am waiting,  dear.   Will you come?     KATHBRINE,-  J���������H^nTersbn~came oufoT^O^toTBce"  and found in front of. the hotel a group  of men. They were mounted and evidently ready to ride away. Macdonald  was with them. "We'll go first up tho  trail toward Sunnyside,'.' he said.  Henderson walked over to the group.  "Were you looking for me, old man?"  he asked. "If you wore you're just in  time to go with me to the station. The  train leaves at midnight."   ���������  Then he handed tho letter to Macdonald.  When the little narrow gauge train  pulled out that night Henderson occupied one of the berths of the Denver  sleeper. Throe days later he was In  New York. Kathorlno was waiting for  him.  Tho next spring Macdonald found  tho rlflo at the foot of the jagged rocli  on the crest of the mountain,  hung. The theft of a lady's petticoat  brought Moors and Spaniards to bloodshed. The smashing of a mandarin's  teapot was the basis of a war between  the imperial forces of China and hill  tribes which lasted for generations;-  An Anecdote of Pope.  There is an old anecdote-of Alexander Pope concerning one of the old  watermen who was employed for many  years in rowing Pope on the Thames.  Pope was in the habit of having his  sedan chair lifted into the punt. If  the weather was fine, he let down tho  glasses; if cold, he pulled them up. Ho  would sometimes say to tho waterman:  "John, I am going to repeat some  verses. Take care aiid remember them  the next time I go out."  When that time came, Pope would  say:  "John, where are the verses I told  you of?"  "I have forgotten them, .sir."  "John, you.are a blockhead. I must  write them down for you;"  John says that no one thought of  saying, when speaking of him, "Mr,  Pope," but that he was always calle-J  "Mr, Alexander."  A Cold Cold.  "I understand that prima donna failed to give her farewell concert because  she had a cold."  "Yes,"' answered thr manager.  "How did she contract it?"  "Well, it wasn't an ordinary cold. It  Is what la technically known as a' box  office chill."  Relatively.  ,Maud���������Do you like Mr. Dinwiddle?  Ethel���������Oh, yes; I like him, relatively  speaking. Maud���������Relatively speaking?  What do you moan by that? Ethel���������  You see I ofomised to be a sister to  him.  DlsproT  "You can't'eat youi r-ake nnd have It,  too," remarked the dieerfu1 man.  "Y'ou caD't, eh?" groaned 'hp dyspeptic ns he swallowed a couple of tablets.  "That's all you know about ft."  "Where (he Syi������teia Wii* Wonlc,  "So you've been lighting, have you?"  Bald Johnny's father, more in sorrow  than in anger, "Woll, did you beat  him?"  "No," said hia son.  The. old man surveyed his son In  Bllont: grief.  "It's wlckod to fight," ho said absently, "but It's a sight wickeder to get  beat. 1 was novor heat when I wa.i  it boy, as I'vo often told you. When' I  was a boy I alius aimed to get lu thu  llrst blow,"  "That's what I did," said Johnny.  "Woll. you imiHt havo boon too oiiRjr  Wltli It. My HyHtom used to bo to lilt  lilm ono hard under iho diln, and It  would bo all ovor. That sj'Btoin novor  fulled,"  "Hut suppose," said Johnny, "that  whon you got In that blow you knocked hlni on to a pllo of'b.iickH, and lie  llnh'lied up tho contort with half a  brick In onoli luind? What's tho next  move Jn the system that novor failed  whon you woro a boy?"  ".My boy," said tho old man after n  moiiioiit'H consideration, "I run sur-  prised that you should expect your old  dad to glvo you ndvloq that would  tend to cultivate n quarrolspuio disposition Iu you,  Go out and piny,"  Wnm ami Their Cnnnn-i,  Thoro was n good deal of truth In tli������  ':'."'!r.;; "!!--*t Fiv.'!''"! dv\ftot\ ������������������������.*-*���������, It<<���������*,'  ' r'i'Imonii war without- knowlfi-* ovnotty  ! why It did no. Not Iohr neenrato wna  Lord Pnlmorston's familiar declaration concerning the Sloswlck-Holstoin  troubles. Only throe mon In Europe,  !.'"��������� !::\id, '"'"." !-'*o\v -vh.'it Uj-'.-j-o v<r  making troubles woro, Two of the  mon died boforo tho war broko out,  nnd tho third forgot whnt was tho  point In dispute. A slighting reference by Frodorldc the Great to Mine,  Pompadour was ono of tlio exciting  causes of the Soveu Yonrs' wnr. An  overturned glnss of water was one of  the contributing elements to another,  *Tho omission of n slmplo "etc." was  the peg upon which an earlier ono was  The man who enn be nothing but  serious or nothing but merry is but  half a man.���������Hunt.  Many bow sweetly to the gardener  ;"When_hU'roses7are-ji-rbloom.���������School"  master. '", .       They Are UK tin lly So.  "Some of these verses ��������� for monuments," observed the'wldow,' who was  making a selection, "are very sweet Indeed."  "Yes, ma'am," answered the marble  cutter, without censing his work of  carving. "Most of 'em is epituphy,  you might say ."-Judge.  UnR-nlnly, but King of Soaring; Blrda,  No one would be likely to Imagine,  for example, that so heavy and, In  fact, apparently ungainly a bird as a  pelican is a king among, soaring birds.  After much flopping when theso great  birds havo acquired headway the  broad wings are spread, and In majestic circles they mount skyward, with  only an occasional flap of tho wing, often passing beyond the range of one's  vlslou.���������Country Life In America.  A Mode-it 'retIIIon,  Little Johnnie hnd boon taught to  nsk a blessing nt the tnblo. One morn-  ing there was company present to  break fast, and Johnnie, being n' little  embarrassed, made the following brief  petition, "0 Lord, forgive us for this  food."   THE CASPIAN SEA.  Ono   of   tho   Ileumt-l-nbio   rhyMlciil  l'>nluiM������w of the (Hobo,  Ono of tho most rimuirkublo physical  foal urea of, thc globe Is tin* deep and  wide doproHHlon In tho noIlow of whlcli  stands tlio Caspian sea and near to It  tho sea of Aral. Tho Oimplnn Ih nearly  iih largo na France, and Its'surface is  elghly-four foot bolow lho lovo) of the  Black son. Tlio sea of Aral Is nearly  ns largo as Ireland and In voiy/lity!**  ovor the mx lovol. Within rocorif geological Union tho vast oxpnnw'o in which  thoso lakes nro found was son. Its  lloor has boon gradually rained, and the  waters filling tho ddpresBlons nro all  that ls left of an ancient Mediterranean. A strange feat nro of both bodies  of water Is that although they receive  largo i-lvera, onpoclally tho CiiHplan,  Into which tho Volgn, tho Ural river  and scores of st reman from tlie Can-  l'iibum flaw, both havo for many yeiir������  boon 'getting Hlmllowor. Evaporation,'  lor tliuy navo no ouiiul, exceeds the m-  fl-jiv, ���������'ut, tw hutuo climatic rwi.-nm  probably, the nca of Aral nud Ua neighbor, Lnko Pnllilmt-h, have since 3801  boon Increasing In depth. Whereas th������'  Caspian, Uko tho Dead sea, ls very  suit, owing,to iho rate of evaporation,  Aral and Balkhash are brnckJsb only.  TIioho romnontH of whnt was onco a  groat*'.don opening Into the ocenn, as  the Mediterranean doeH now, still contain marine flsli nnd seals. 8omo of  the Inner survive In the Aral and Baikal lakes, having gradually become  filled for I heir lmhiliil, though it Is no  longer salt, but meroly brncklsh, nnd,  la tho case of Baikal, actually fresh  water.���������London Telegraph. \l/>  THE OJBBERUND NWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  IIan-lYi'***tin������- on Iron.  It was an accident thnt led to the  discovery of the method of transferring, handwriting to iron. An iron  founder while experimenting with mol-  teii iron under different conditions accidentally dropped a ticket into a mold.  He presently found that the type of  the ticket was transferred to the iron  in distinct characters. Following up  the Idea which this fact suggested, he  procured a heatproof ink. with which  lie wrote invortedly on ordinary white  paper. This paper was introduced into  the mold before the molten Iron was  poured In. When the mold cooled the  paper had been consumed by the heat,  but the ink. which .had remained intact, had left a clear impression on the  ���������iron.  r  }fo^ratttude   that   is. extravagant   In  v;VWrds is usually economical in all other expression.  He Advft-ed lilm.  Badley���������He asked me to give him a  little advice. Beldlng���������And you gave  It to him?, Hadley-Oh, yes; I didn't  enre much for his friendship, you  know.  FOUND WHAT HE    |  WAS LOOKING FOR  A  Complete   Cure   for   Bladder  Troubles in Dodd's Kidney *  Pills.  James AtvrclJ Tried Other Medicine* and  Kumluge-'" but They FallCJ���������Dodd's  Kidney KlU. Didn't.  Campbellford, Ont., May 23.���������  (Special).���������-"I had Lumbago and  Bladder Trouble for years. I could  got no relief till I tried Dodd's Kidney Pills and they curod mo." j  This is the statement of James At-,  well of this place, and all his neigh-,  bors know it to be true.    Speaking  further of his curo Mr. Atwell says:���������  "Por five months of the timo the  pains in my bladder were very severe, and in passing my urine would  hurt me so as to almost cause tears  to come to my oyes. i  "I used other pills and got no relief. I used a bandgge and got no  relief. Dpdd's Kidnoy Pills cured me  completely and permanently." \  All bladder diseases are caused   by  disordered kidneys.   There is just one  natural way to cure them���������by curing1  the  , kidneys    with    Dodd's   Kidney  Pills.  BANNS OF MARRIAGE.  A   Custom  That   Diiteti   Bnck   to   the  Primitive Christian Church.  The custom of publishing the banns  of marriage dates back to the primitive church, for Tertuilian. who died  A. D. 240, states that warning of intended marriages was given among the  eai ly Christians.  It appears that the publication of  banns was habitual in many places  long before there wns any general law  on tho subject, since Gregory IV. (1198-  1210) speaks of the banns (from Latin  bannum, n proclamation; Anglo-Saxon,'  ban) being given out in church, according to custom. The practice was  introduced into France about the ninth  century and in 117G was enforced iu  the diocese of Paris,  The earliest enactment on the subject in England was an order made In  the synod of Westminster in 1200 to  the effect that no marriage should be  celebrated till the banns had been published in the church on three several  Sundays or feast days. This rule was  made obligatory throughout the church  by the fourth Lateran council held in  Rome in 3215. By act of parliament  banns must now be given out in England on three Sundays���������London Answers.  The death took place at Scarborough, Eng., recently of ilr. C. X.  Wilkinson, who only recently retired  from thi> position of secretary to the  Northeastern Railway Company,  which he had held i'or tliirty-fivo"  years.  The four men who stole and received the historic cannon from the  Rotunda at Woolwich were sentenced  at the Old Bailey, London, .the receiver to five years' penal servitude,  and Uk- oilier.5* lo twelve, nine and  four months' imprisonment,.  HOWTOPREV  A  EUM0N1A  ANSWER IS  CURE  THE COLD BY "JSEiyfi  DR. CHASE'S h%wp  LINSEED *������ TURPENTINE  $100 Reward $100.  i Th* readers of this paper will be pl������aeoa w  learn that there ls at least one dreaded dlaoasf  that science has been able to cure In all Its  ttages, and that ls Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh  ' Cure Is the only positive cure now known to tin  jtredleal fraternity. Catarrh Mni? a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's-Catarrh Cure ts taken internally,  acting directly uron thc blopd and mucous surfaces of the systein, thereby destroying tba  foundation of the disease, and giving the patient -"trength by bulldlns up tho constitution  tfld assisting noture In doing its work. Th.  proprietors- have so much faith In Its curatlvt*  powers, that thoy offer. Ono .Hundred Dollar*  , for any case that It fall's to' cure. . Send for list  af testimonials.   Address  ��������� ,     '���������  P. J.' CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O.  Bold by' all druggists, inc.  ���������     Hall's Family Pill? are the best.  John Kelly, of Kilda>-e town,   ire.,  ."ins been hanged at Kilkenny /or the  'murder of his wife.   When approached  :. .by Billington, the executioner; ������������������ Kelly  shJcI:  "Take me gently and you ei.n  what, vou like with me,"  THE MAGNOLIA.  lt'nsp*ow clears ������1,500 yearly '"mm  the waste paper collectedv on the  streets by the cleansing department.  The   two   daughters   of   Ihe   Iti-v. ]  John   "McPherson,   the Manse,    Com-'  rie, Scot,, are suing their father for  aliment.  TO THOSE OF SEDENTARY OCCUPATION.���������"Men who follow sedentary occupations, which deprive them  of fresh air and exercise, aro more  prone jto disorders of the liver and  kidneys than those who lend active,  outdoor lives. The former will find  in Parmelee's Vegetable Pills a restorative without question'the most  eflicacious on the market. They are  easily procurable, easily taken, act  expeditiously, and they are surprisingly cheap considering their excellence.  Judge Curran; who found no crim-  -inal���������busine-ss_a������^L*illuigat^  Sir Henry Miller, who as Mayor of  Deny, Ire'., was knighted on the occasion of-the King's Coronation, has  been appointed to the. office of town  clerk of. that city.  r  ed tho happy circumstance to tho  Pope's blessing. ��������� At a private audience he,;had asked the Tope to bless  the four counties which formed ��������� hi**1  circuit..  Wasli greasy dishes,  nots.d'r pans" wi Or  Lever's  Dry Soan, a powder.     It will  remove the,grease with the greatest ease.   30  Stratford. 4th  Auk..  1893.  MESSRS.  C.  C.  KICHAKDS & CO,  Gentlemen���������My neighbor's boy, ,4= years  old, fell into a tub of boiling water nnd  ���������rot scolded fearfully. A few days later  his leps swelled to throo times their natural size and broke out in niimiiifr sores.  His parents could f*ot nothing to help  him lid T recommended M IN A It ITS  LINIMENT, which, after usinir two bottles, eonmlotoly cured ,hinn and,*.T. know  of several othi-r cases ai'Qijwl:. bore nlmost as reninrkable, cured' hy"th'c snmo  Liniment, and T can truly say T never  handled a medicine which bus hnd as  i**ood a sulo or Riven such unlvnrpnl fiU-  Ufnctlon. M*. TTIDEKT,  flonor-.il   Merchant.  At the annual convention of Irish  Nationalists in Dublin. Mr. John  Redmond said that, tbe Unionist Tarty were in the condemned ceil waiting- for execution.  In   thc   Himalaya*-   Arc   Found   the  Moot Mng-niilceiit Specimens,  ,  The magnolia; so called from Pierre  Magnoi, professor of botany at Mont-  pellier in the seventeenth century, is a  genus embracing fourteen species of  remarkably handsome shrubs delicious-  ly scented and far more hardy than is  commonly supposed. They are very  widely distributed in China, Japan and  the Himalayas and in Mexico and tho  United States." ,  The old world species seem to have  been the earliest cultivated, the Chinese preserving the buds as well rousing them medicinally nnd to season  their rice. The ��������� purple flowered Japanese plant was diseoverei by Ka-imp-  fer in 1690 and introduced into England in 1709. The Himalayas possess  three varieties, among them the most  magnificent of all. Magnolia Campbclli,  a conspicuous object in the scenery of  Darjeeling, eighty feet high, twelve  feet in girth, with flowers ten inches  across.  North America has given many dls-  ,tinct varieties, among them the cucumber or umbrella "tree,~"fhe"~lSeaver  tree and tne favorite Magnolia grandi-  flora.  THE SPANISH NOVIO.  The enormous death rate for January has opened the eyes of the people to the terrible mortality which  accompanies  neglected  colds.  Out of the 412 deaths reported in  Toronto for the month, 65 were from  pneumonia, and this is no doubt only  a small proportion of the deaths that  may be justly attributed to a neglect  to cure colds.  In the north country colds are so  common that the danger involved is  lost sight of, 'nit the results are  none the less fatal.  The prudent way is to use Dr.  Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine at the first appearance  of trouble, and so guard against any  change of serious consequences.  The soothing, healing influence of  this great medicine is a balm to irri  tated and   inflamed   bronchial   tubes  a'id lungs.  it relieves the coughing, which  would otherwise tear and lacerate  I the tender linings of the air passages, loosens the phlegm, makes  breathing easy, and thoroughly cures  the cough, as well as the cold.  The demand for Dr. Chase's. Syrup  of Linseed and Turpentine has beeu  .enormous this winter, and the family-  sized bottle is becoming more popular than ever: This is only reasonable, as the 60-cent bottle contains  three times as much as the 25-cont  size.  , Do not be deceived by. imitations,-  jfor the portrait and signature of Dr.  IA.- VV. Chase, the famous receipt  | book author, are on cycry bottle .of  jthe genuine. At all dealers, or. Ed������  'nianson, Bates & Co., Toronto.  ISW rKCrCKCni'lALWCIfiAR'  Youli   Enjoy Every Bit Of It.  Pale, sickly, children should use Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.  Worms are one of tho principal causes of  sufferinK' In children and should he ' expelled from  the system.  The freedom of Belfast, Ire., hits  beon presented to the wife of tho  Right Hon, W. J. rirrio, in recognition of hor philanthropic work.  Damngo estimated at ������10,000 was  dono by firo in the engineering works  of Messrs, GreBhnm & Craven, Sal-  ford, Kng. ;  Ask for Minard's and take no other.  Flro has destroyed the ��������� spinning  mil! ol Ivfn Firth, nt Keighloy,  YorltH. Tho dniiiago in estimated ut  ovor JMO.OOO,  THE CRICK IN THE BACK.-"One  touch of naturo makes the whole world  kin," sinus the poet, But what about  the touch of rheuiiuitlHin and luni'.-ap'o,  which is so common now? There is no  poetry in that touch, for it rentiers Hfo  miserable. Yet how delightful is tin  neime of relief when an application of T'r.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil drlvos pain away,  There is nothin-}; equnls it,  ' The wlfo of a collier tunned Thou.  Film worth, of (Ireeiibank street,  TyldoHloy, near Miiiu'hoM.i'i', hns given birth to-four children, all boys,  William Little, n fanner, accidentally tihut liiiiit'i.,i|i' wliiUs lifting his  gun to fi'lghl-*)! Komi' lii'iiivs lii'iii' .Vbi-  gliere,  County I Wry, Tro.  F.ddy   of   WiiIoh    plnys   footer   on  utiirdy .IhirK, rutin und puhhl'h 'well.  i\nd enn Hcore goals neatly, Tlio club  'ho'pln.VH for In not mentioned, but It  Ih thought ho Ih a "pure iinintour."  A itrlkiiig Cent nro of the new cathedra! nt. Liverpool, Eng., will bo  tho. height of tho vaulting of tho  nnvo nnd choir,' Measured In the barrel vaulting it. will bo 110 feet, nnd  in (lie high transepts M0 foot, No  cathedral In the country approaches  its hplght.  ��������� ������������������  Keep Minard's Liniment in the House.  The L, &. N, W, lly. Ci��������� England,  ,ni*i������ building, n ������pi-uliil unginu at  I'i'i'Wi1 whirli Ih Id cover tho journey  of 1,"l) niili'H between Crewe and London in Kin nilniiii'H dully,,, This  iiii'iuis ilitit the run to Miinc'ienter  will be done in lens than three, nnd a  hulf hours,  man.  Although Mniirhf-Htor now. pof-WMi.-u*--  forty pulillr. eliiiieiitury school-*-, th"  Education Commit lee Ih (Hlve'-llvlne;  for twelve ''moro hIL'h of hind fro ift  ll.Oth) to f-.MO') Mquiu'e yurdH ench.  I Clnb 1-anil In .Inpita,  Japan Ih the ideal club laud. In thi-t  country tho club wo. id has a goad  many clnns nnd other limitation*. But:  In T'i'nnfl the ov.-tcn* htm 'loui'lulli'd  from time Immemorial nnd enter* Into  ���������ho dally llfo of all aorta and coiiUJ*  tloim of men, It Is no uncommon tiling  for pooplo of mt-iina to belong to from  ten to n hundred dllVoront chiha, be-  Kcvolon*   nv uwhil    nil  of  which  Mint  mainly to give the member** nn opportunity for ono f-mtlvo fffUtierlng the  more, In Tokyo there aro n,iXX) different HOfletles, from the Red Cromi to  the MiiNtnvlieH and tlio Poelcmnrkod,  which explain tbonuolvot*,  D-������iinti-iMi,  Dolly-Were you ph-itKod when t'hnr-  ley propo������������<)? roily-Vleaml't t camo  pretty near glrlng film our ioJIego yell,  -Puck,  Whon you think you have cured a  couph or cold, but iind a dry,  hacking cough roiuulus, then in  danger,   Tako  ���������Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure ftUr*  I  nt once,    It will strengthen the  I  luagu and stop tho cough,  j     Trices; S. C, Wells & Co. joi  I   25o Mo $1. LeRoy,N.Y.,Toronto,C������n.  A   Gallant   "Who   Rarely   Wed*   the  Maiden He Attendai.  A Spanish maiden who is in the  least attractive is always attended by  a young man. He is called her novio,  aud it is his privilege to accompany  her on her walks, though of course always with either hor mother or a maid  to play propriety. His courtship seldom ends in his becoming engaged to  the young lady, but while Jt lasts she  has to be obedient'and loyal to hlra.  If he should transfer his affections  to another fair damsel, the slighted one  has no redress, for he is quite at liberty to do so, their friendship never be-  jlng regarded in thc light of a formal  'engagement, Marriages are settled by  the heads of the two families chiefly  concerned, and until such an arrangement ls mado the young Spaniard may  he novio to as many girls as lie lilces,  one after another. Tills custom has  certainly moroadvantagesfor the men  than' it lias for the maidens, but yet  few Spanish" girls would caro to.be  without a upvlo, however fickle he  might be.  ."  tXata In Piun'rnnln,  A scientist exploring Patagonia snys:  "The liupassablllty of Patagonia mud  Is proverbial. You cannot walk through  It, and It tnkuK u nturdy mule to carry  you through.. More often than not It  Is caused by the burrowing of a tnlllos'i*  rat known, as the tuen theti. Acre*  upon acres, amounting to SQUiiro miles  even, of olherwJiio sound and whole-  some ground are undermined by this  Indofaltgablo little pest. lie holds the  country as nothing else, holds It until  tho advent of sheep or cattle (which he  Imtoa) induces him to shift the hcoho  of his nightly labors."  MADE BY J.MfORTIER LTD.. MONTREAL  "tttzrrz  Bilious?  Dizzy? Headache? Pain  back of your eye*? It's your  liverf   Use Ayer's Pills.  Why Dnt-lon Coin in It led Rnloltle,  Burton, the vivacious nutlwii* Of "The  Anatomy .of Melancholy," who had the  reputation of being able to raise laughter in any company, however "mute  and mopish," was In reality constitutionally depressed, and It ls believed  '!!*.:''t !:e -"n* o.t- '������������������������+ oa fM������r><w������tvr< \iv Ilia  mnhnly th'it ho ended Ms life In n lit of  mi'llinelinly,  WOMAN'S  BEST  FRIEND.  Women suffer alt about us with headache, backache, loss of  energy and spirits, Nervous Dyspepsia and many other ailments  ���������which make life almost unbearable. Every woman can be immediately relieved of this suffering-' if upon the first sign of  derangement she would take a dose of  BEECHAM'S PILLS  By following the instructions with each box of pills thousands  ot women all over tho world have saved thoir lives,  BEECHAM'S PILLS purify tho blood, give strength and  vigor to the digestive organs, give vim and tone to the nerves  and put the whole body in a healthy condition, A box of  BEECHAM'S PILLS should always be kept in the house as,  like a "stitch in tlmo," they will invariably have the most  beneficial effect and save much future worry and anxiety,  Sold by all Dru-rgliti In Canada and D. 8, America.   In bona, 28 cantfc  uu.i..'-|ju,i|j._a!-jj..... ���������' "..""���������������������������|- '.'-'���������'������������������' u '  ���������      Ji'-uii-'.'-iu-ji**.. ���������'.���������...'....lug-Ji-iajL  r*f5fr |5> A*Q_ I |\l An the wnnluin iviinmontallve of Jin*. Hluluirdmin Jb Sons, and  2^���������E^���������*!^.Lzj!*.m Oumidii Unwed Oil Mills, I nm uhvnyain the market for oar  kits of grain of every T.irlnty, \vhuat, oitta, Imrley and flux, 1 will bo plenned to write o������  wire you qiioliitluiiH/it anytime on whiiU-vor yon lii-ve to oflVr. Correniiondonoe solleltod  In elthor Kngllrli or Gornian, . Hei-uoata for Information ro taii'iping eto., given Immediate 'attention,  Uofcrenco i��������� Merchant!* Bank of Cnnadn,  KUWAHI)  O'WUIXY,  WINMl'Bft,  the Ili'li'iiHt ili'i'iiuiilj Htnut. Train-  ways Criiii|iiiiiy liuvo iiei-eiited l,l������'  corporation's ofTer for the purcha-it*  oi their uiiikntuUiug,  Minard's Liniment Lumberman's Friend.  Thu Wesli-yun Million fJulnim I-'uml  (J'!iiglii.nfl)   has   lvurlu'd   n    tutal of  iii,ooo,mi.  Illw Fliruroa.  "My dear Mint* Mn'm-yhitgn,'* nald the  llll|K.'i.'Hiliuii������  (>uuui������  n.un,     i  mu,   ,'���������'������  more thau I can find words to toll."  i    "But I pronumo you eould toll me In  ������ i j e     ������.-        - .*���������-,. ������-     fl(?ure���������^,,, rejoined the beautiful belreai  Sold for 60 years.    i&lfi&S-fc m icy tones.  The m.ttor Plaa,  fiablna-Do you quote Shakespeare  and Ttnntt* whon that r-olJejfe profensor  calls? SabrlJJa- Not much. I whirl In  and make bin ��������� musing old WeUb  rabbit  Gently laxative; all vegetable.  foi  The "Hlot" gun nx'ter hm' l'������ <Hh-  iidviuitnguH, An elderly Halifax  (1'hiu-lu.inl) Inbiirur who Iiiih been out  uf work for koiuc time, tried <o commit, snlfldiV by Inhnlinj? jruf-"through '  ii pipe utlntiied to it nuts jut lu his  hotiHi*. The motor wan of tho penny.-  Iii-the-slnl kind, nnd the Mipply ol  gnu failed Ix-foro sulTofutioii was  brought ulioiit.  Vi������rv  irmiiv iiprnoiia tlto annunUy   from  I lU,I,'IU     IVI'H     MlililiM|    (iM4l.li,''     ������������������(..,   ��������� ",  win,   inlclit    liiive    ticen   hiivimI   If  t'rei������������r  r������ifii'(!n*������" Iind horn lined.    If   nt������������'l<������������il do  run di-li-y in  j.:**"Ui!i* n ImiMV et \*r    ,X  p,   KePofttt'a   nywent^ry    Cordial,    tha  niiw1lrlin"   Hint    n*-v������>r   fnlli   tn   i-(T������*pt    a  fill" 'Unit...     ������ In,      till*,.'      IIKxl      ll     HIV    It  fit I H    }>l (,llil>l>,������ .     Mini      I Mil. ljuhli,,,      ,���������>������,.-������, ,,%i  the eniii ninl iIIkck**  Want your moustache or beard  ��������� beautiful brown or rich black? Use  BUCKINGHAM'S DYE  iaeMi_**9.,t*m*ia..  Mr, .Iiiliim Judoli*-. whose father In  his will disinherited   hint   unions   he  UnleSS  the SOap yOU conned   all   connection    with    public  i       xfur   t....... J ...... bodloa of every kind, ha*������ n-fflimed his  usehtis uuSDranayou -*,...,,.>...-.,,,-,. oi um i.isvi^mi city  are not getting the best Cowc}h  tsssst  A������% far traa ttttamm Baa  WN   U   No ISSUED EVERY TUESDAY.  u-jwipcion $2 oo a year,  \M. 38. Htrterson. fl&ov-  W Advertisers wfc.o want their ad  ������ianged, should set copy in by  9 %.m- day Wore i������������ue.  The Editor will not be responsible for the  viawa, aeutimanta, or any erroraof comport-  tion of letter ooTO������poud������i*t������.  Job Work Strictly C. 0- P-  ���������Pranaient Ads Cash in Advanoe.  Ia the Weekly Star of the 13th  is an excellent article illustraung  the danger of the loweiing of the  teaching profes-ion and feuainizi- g  the boys of the public schools of  Caimda by failure to provide for  the adequate renumeraiion of the  btt er cla-s.-es of t achers. The  salaries paid being i-o h-vv that capable men will not accept tbe vacant situations and the pchool  board are thus compelled to appoint young inexperienced girls or  u.tn of inferior capabilities. A  teacher of this sort is only a perfunctory part of a machine, and h: B  no enthusiasm o,nA can give no inspiration. I am ple.idirg here for  the nobility of the oflic of the teacher, the trainer of young miuds.  In time it will be recognized, and  education wil- be in the hauls of  experis, who will be chopen f������-r  "tii'eir finest*, and will be paid as  those shoud be piiid,who art- the  creators of the minds of the nation,  Under our present way of running  the educational machine, tens <.f  thousands of -'hands" are employed at low wajs,es who would ,be  much moe appropriately placed if  they^were" driving-a-herd���������of���������catrie -  or engaged as domestics, The education of children must be pu , like  other piofessione, on a scien ific  basis, and not left to chance. The  profession must, be lifted into nobility in the,public mind, into re  f-pect ip social life, 'T.wp ..things  will do this, arid they may aB well  fie plainly t-tated.' One is that the  teachers themselves must he educated, thoroughly trained in 'their  profession, competent to dt-al wi.h  and develop that most de icale,  ���������sensitive, and always ind.iv.dual  thing the mind of the child. It  may be that the power of teaching  js a natural gift, and that the excellent teacher is born, and not  made. This ie, to a carvain extent,  true of all profession*, but it is alio true that industry, training, and  the right method will do wonders  in the education of a teacher, and  that any trained teacher of oidin-  ary ability is better than an un-  trained teacher of ordinary ability.  It goes without saying also that  chancter tolls in a school as much  as education. There is no tnioh  breeder of mediocrity in this continent as the mediocre tcachor.  The other thing neceseary to mine  the office of teacher and to improve  the publio school is to inoroawo tho  pay of the tHacher. We must at  trad tbo best minds into the pro*  tension. This ie even more neceg  eary in the primary t-choola than  it is in the higher education. It  has beon paid that learning should  not be degraded by put ting a pecuniary valuo upon it, that tho bun  our of the iniollectnal position  should be the main stimulus to  tiMehflrf-, pir-fo-fiors und wri'ers;  that In Germany the .gi oat scholars  the profossore of world-wide reputation are very poorly paid. The  couuUiuno, aowiul ������u<i vjthc;, urc  not quite the same in this country,  Talent is attractod to olHco and  lervice that are most remunerative,  to attain thu prir.es that nre most  fluteemed by the public, tti' ce distinction cate of living, enjoyment  of social portion, and the like,  ivi'iu to the young and ambitious  Kootenay  Stee  Range  Burns Coal, Coke  op Wood  Two sets of -pates are  supplied with every  Kootenay Range���������one for cool and the other for coke or -wood���������  and the flues are -wide and deep, with no square corners, so that  the ashes and soot produced by soft fuels cannot clog up the  smoke and draft passages.  This feature of the Kootenay Range is a decided success.  The grates are so easily changed that a boy can perform  the operation.  Sold Ly all enterprising dealers.   Booklet free.  London,     Toronto,     Montreal,     Winnipegr,  Vancouver,     St. John, N.B.  C. H. Tarbell, Sole Agent.  to depend so much mo ie "*poh  what a man can get than upon  what he can become. We are beginning to brag loudly that this i-  a scientific age, We are, learning  to put our charity" institutions into  the care of experts Why not treat  the profession of teaching as we do  that of law, medicine and theology?  If we have a lawsuit to be concluct-  ed~we do^ToTgo" to"~a~faiTn~~ liealeF"  If we huve diphtheria we do not.  call in a ward politician, though  his political management of his  ward may have caused the unsanitary oondition, Why, in the name  of oommon-senee, do we turn over  the education of children, the one  really vnal interest in the country  to those who know nothing about  education and are too busy to  study the Subject?  taamwr  FOR BALE, an Eastman No. 3  folding cartridge Kodak, complete  in leather case, Piice $12, apply  at Nkws office.  You can get Pit Boots, Overalls.  Pit Gaps, <&c, at rock bottom prices  at the Corner Store.  Telegraphic  News  New Chwang, 25th���������A battle  took place ye&terdiiy east of Tatcho  Kniu which resulted in tho Russians  beinn driven back and it is beliov  ed that thoy will huve to rotito to  Lino Yung. The battle lusted all  day,  Sucst, 25th --The Hdtish Rloamor  Cordova which after being fired at  by ihe Russian volunteer fleet was  sci-jed and hns arrived here. She-  flies tho Rusi-ian naval flag and  has a prize crew on board.  Constantinople, 25th���������Vessela  arriving h.-re report that a Britinh  war fihip U patrolim* off Cape He  Ian, o miles south of Dardanelles,  She is using hor soiirch lights with  a view of intercepting any Bi'itinh  ships which may have beon captured by tho RusHinns if they attempt to pan the Dardanelles,  Seattle, 25th���������Frank Gotch defeated John Berg in wrestling  match hore on Saturday,  Talche Kaio, 25th���������An engagement of some importance has occurred on the sea coast between Kai  Chou and Yim Kow. The Russians  made a night attack on a fortified  Japanese camp at Sangross. The  attackers were enveloped by a coun-  tre movement hy troop from south  neighboring position for this region  is strongly fortified and '.he Rus-  si aTTde t ac limen tTwa������~i nrd "a't i se f~o f *-'  being cut off and annihilated.  When the -Russians had given th- m  selves up for lost, Capt. Retnvisk,  in command of 3 companies of Rus  sian troopsv-threw, his force into the  firfht and saved us. The next day  we abandoned our position* leaving  the bodies of 15 Japs we were unable to bury.  St Petersburg, 25lh���������The Russian volunteer fleet steamers Smo-  lensk and St Petersburg have heed  ordered home. The assurance guv-  en Great Britain on this point are  decla'ed to he salinfactoiy. It is  reported that Great Britain will de  mand "15,000,000 indemnity tn Ihe  Malacca oai-e.  London, 25th���������The foreign office  has received news of the sinking o!  the British steamer Knight Com-  Blander by the Vladivostok (-quad-  ron and has instructed the Bi iti.-h  Consul at Yokohama to make u full  investigation of the oace and report  at once,  New Westminster, 25th���������The new  bridge spanning the Fraror River  was formally opened before 12,000  people by tho Lieut. Governor with  imponing ceremonies on Saturday,  Washington, D. 0.,25ih���������Minister Con^'don at Pekin hfs rabled the  state depat'moni that he has been  informed that the Russians to-day  ftvacnated New Ohvyang, Ho also  confirms the published roports of  tha Hinkin-*** by the Vladivostok  squadron of a British steamer with  a cargo consigned to an American  Trading Co.  Paris, 25th���������It was said at the  foreign office at; noon that the ox-  change of communication going on  r between London, 8t Petersburg and  Paris show that the tension of the  Anglo-Russian situation has not  materially relaxed.  s"*"*"!  to*l*sjjj*t  A Bank Account  AND &  Full Pocketbook  Result from a course of training  by mail with the International  Correspondence Schools. We  qualify men and women for  better work and better pay, and  equip inexperienced people for  salaried positions.  That our students succeed is  proved by the hundreds of testimonials we have received from  all parts of the country. ���������  In the following pages are  given the names, addresses,  and brief mention of the advancement of a few .imbitious  people who have increased their  salaries by enrolling for courses  of special training in the  INTERNATIONAL  CORRESPONDENCE    SCHOOLS  7W Wyonli-* Ave., Scr-ntM, Pa.  NANAIMO,    B.C.  Co,  The y.-H'rly rr-turti ..f ilie Bock Beer tseasi>n is of interest to the  breWi-r a    well ms*. 'lu- luiblic, and th*  UNION  BOCK i BEER  For   ]?04.  Will again t-how that t-peciul care has been taken in  Ik manuf-iuiu.o of tho eup.rior   . ���������  artiile.   The Uui'>u Brewing Co.'a B<*ck ha* boon breweed fov a number of inoatiia  ���������a**,d_^i*ejja^h^jjjwuti*icei^^ the proper age, aud ia tiow   ON DRADOHT AT ALL HOI'KLS.     ' ~  Koyal_Barik of Carfada  Capital (paid up)      $3,000,000  -"Reserve Fund 3,000,000  U, divided ProfitB .102,505  T. IS, KENNY, pHKMi-iw-r, E. L  PEASE, Gbnkiial Makiokr,  BRANCH   AT   CUMBERLAND.  SavingD Bunk Department i-D-po.its of SI und uu*'������rd-i reoeii-ed j  leterati nl-  allowud ut, uimmt r.u������>, c ���������mpniindHl twine eaoh year m> 30 h June iuid Slat Deotmb.r  Drafts uu uii piiint.-, boutlic ami Hold,  H. 13. WALKER   Manaqbb.  OFFICE HOURS io to y,   S.iiurclay, io to 13;   Open Riy Ni-jlits, 7 |i.m to 9 p,m  MINEIUL    ACT.  (Koum F.)  OKRl'IPICATK OP IMPROVEMENTa.  KOTIOB.  LennoH, Kurope,- Volunteer, Groats Copper Chief, Gtufiy-i Minernl Claim, nitUHte in  tho N-innimo Mining Divinion of Tuxiida  Dl<tri< rexii-U Inland.  TAKE NOTIOB tlmt I, Wiuiam A.  Baukh. uumiii/ iu agent- fur I'M ward I'nilllpy,  Preis Minor't, OurtitioKto Nn. B, 71650, nnd  An������Hlo (Jatori, Froo Miner'! Oer iliuite No,  B, 7108, inten-i Hixty liiyK from date horeuf,  to ������|<*j|y to the* Milling Uoonrder for a Ver-  titioft'o of lmprovementi for tho purpoio of  olitoinlin-11 Grown Grant of t e oliove olftitn  And further takenoui'o that uotliui, uudor  lection 117, miiNt bo oummonoud hiit'oro tho  imtuanoo of muoIi Cortifiuuto of Improvoinoiitg  Datod ihlt. 20 h duy of May, A.D��������� 1004,  wi um. .in ' 111..  wiamm  MINKkAL    ACT,  (Foiur P.)  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS.  NOTIOE.  Prfof**), *Tfiv-������(l-i, Cadet, K.oy fraotlonol,  O-ibrtoh fi'iotional, Tonthpiolc Iraotinnal  Miiinnil "'Ijiinn, --iniatn In tho Nanaimo  Mining Diniinn ->/ Texada Diatilot, Tuxada  Iilftud,  TARE NOTICE that 1, Wtt.mam A.  Had Kit, auliug a-'t-ut ior K-iwiuti i'miiipt-,  Freo Miner'H Certilloato No. R, 71550, in-  tond, lixty day* from date hereof, to apply  to the Miulu-* Ileuordei for a CertiHoato of  Improvement* for the pnrpoao of obtaining  a down Grant of tho ubuvo olaim,  And fitrtha Uko uottae that action under  t-ou. 37, tnuut bo oommtino������d hnfi.ro the f������n-  tno* of tuoh Cortifloatoof Improvement!,  D*wd vhw 26th day of May. A.D., 1004.  Rams for Sale.  I hnve a bunch of 18 Rums* (8hf������������r-  lings) part legieterwd, hik) \mt faFi  blood, utid lots of Kam LambB. "  Those nre all Shropshire and an  extra good 'Ot. Having hold my  place I will let them go at a varf  reaHouitblfl price to a quick buyer,  ninglo or in lots. Come and ne*  them if poHsible, If not write to  Uko. Hkatiikruxll, Hornby Island.  FOB  8ALB.  160 Ad Drown Brant Land  Oa VALDEZ ISLAND,  100 ucros in Grn������H Pasture, aboul  iO iiores in Men (low.  House, Barn, Stable, and other  OvUhouf-os.  BO VVLVli TREES  In   BEARING  WVil vviueinl hy u cr������ok f 2 uu.oa  I Aoui  W'liarf,   hnvinn Ktnui-ntstk])'  steamer  calls   from   Vancouver*  ������pm" ���������fWim������M-J**n---n iie.iV������mwmmmMmu in wn ���������im.���������i������������������������������������������  15 HEAD GKtODJITOOK, dko , See,  A   BAT&GrAZHr  Apply tkw Ophob.  To Lease or for Sale.  ARAN'M of lOOucrei, in Oamox Dla-  trlot, about 20 aoroi oloar and partly dear,  with good barn.���������Applj tbii Oflbt.

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