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���THIRTEENTH  YEAR.
CUMBERLAND.   B. C. WEDNESDAY    MARCH    7
Mens, Youths end <Boys Spring and
Bummer Clothing th plam end fancy
���worsteds *nbfbe*ds in aU the latest styles.
Newest designs tn lACe Curtain* And
pUbx end frilled CartAin Muslins.
Crttma Print aU m the netaest pAttems,
every piece guerenleed to toash snd keep HP
color.
AU the newest
Dreaa Goods*
The latest styles
Cap*.
fabrics   In  Summer
in Mens Hats and
Every requisite for House cleaning, Carpets, Linoleums.   Matting,   Carpet Squares,
Rugs,   Window Blinds.     Large   stock of
Trunks, Valises and Telescope* always on
hand.
"* o'o��
SIMON LEISER 6 Co.
VV; /Limited
Cumberland   B.C
WIS SPACE
NijCf   WEEK.
T. D. McLEAN, Pioneer Jeweller
. CUMBERLAND B.C.
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MEETING
��� ��� ���
Present, Mayor Wiilard, Aids,
Bate, McDonald, Tarbell, Whyte
and Reid,
Minute--) read and adopted.
Communication read irom tbe
Bell foundry re supplying now
striker for fire bell here, which they
said would be attended to, Rec'd*
and filed.
Accounts-���W. R Rilev sewer at
CollishowV house 19 95.' Ref'd to
Pio Com. to be paid .f correct, and
amount of account to be charged,
against the property,
T, B. Btwiki* reported for Feby���-
Scavenger collections���$98,50
SckIo H<-coupt���$1.26
Total      $99.75       ���
also reported thai Messrs Grant  is
Mounce had kindly donated 1250 ft
i-ihiplap to line the lower   iirehallj
Chairman Hd ot Health reported that Con Banks had ordered gar-
hape t���� hv removed frnm Pilcbury
lot.
Bd of Works reported advisability of a co-it of anhes for side walk
on Windermere Ave from l?t to 2nd
street.
Mayor Wiilard reported that Mr.
G. Stevens had butm notified to remove tree at his plact**, and ' that
this had since been done, also that
: Me Stevens had expressed his wil-
lingnei��B to give ground so as to
form an easier curve to the road at
ihat point.   Ref'd to Hd of Work*
Council then went into committee
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(6gioiaili/(- 7'
���-,    WAR 10 1906-
GUN CLUB MEETING.
The first meeting of the Gun Club
took place in the Fire Hall last
Wednesday evening, a fair attend
anoe present. Secretary Horace
MoPhee, read minutes of last meeting, ado tod. Co municatinna
were read from the Chana berlin Cart
ridge Co, re Leggett trap, also from
McLennan A McFeely on the same
(subject, It appears there had been
some delay in the Company's receiving the cash for the trap, which
was paid by the Club last year.
As it appeared to be a matter between McLennan <fc McFeely and
the Chambef*)in people, the letters
were filed. From G W. Cole offering sample^ of 3 in 1 oil to members
of the CVub. Offer accepted. The
Dominion Cartridge Co. wrote offering a prite silver plato, whioh waa
accepted foi the coming (season.
The question of presenting the
tnedal won by Mr T Hudson last
year, then came up. It was shown
thai the article hud be��*n unduly delayed in itt arrival owiui* to some
ml'-take be ing made by the ma'hu-
tacturers and it was thought desirable to moke the presentation as
soon as possible. After discussion
it wag decided to hold a smoker at
an early date in the Cumberland
Hall, upon the occasion.
CoUectioV.,;comtuittee reported
that aboux $10 arrears was still due
New Bu-tine^s���Itwasmoved, sec
THE
'^TORIA,*
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The concert given in aid of Trin*-
ity Church Tuesday evening 27th in
the Cumberland. Mali,'wss well at-
tended and everything on tbe programme peemingly highly appreciate^. The Udiei And gentlemen
from Como**, to whose efforts is due,
in a large measure, the success of
iho ���(fair; eioelled themselves in
their nongs And sketches. The
second part, the musical fairy play
-< Creatures of Impulse " wis exceedingly well done, Mrs Horace
Smith ai *'�� strange old lady"
Being particularly good, while the
rest played their parts in a manner
which loft nothing to be desired,
The oast ���tab made up by the foi-
I lowing;���Martha, Miss B. McDonald, Pipettebwi*m MM Holmes,
. A itrange old lady;-��rs �� Smith;
toriMtKlo^
hArdt, $r,^.>,we��U<*p. Chwui,
Miilte-Jtnd M< MoDuuald. Cli/f-j,
MoA*rdUr Knight And Pritchard.
tht young ladle* of the troupe
opened the eoneert with A ohoros,
�����Yt Good Old Oouoi Town". Mr
Burnett followed with a Stein wng,
If In Ollffe, song, Lo?id ind L01V
MtM O Anley, rtolutlon, Mr Mc*
Naught, long; MImm McDoqild,
song and danotj Mln Ante?,eo-pg
Menage of the Rote; Japanese um-
breiladrlll, Comox ladles ;Mi�� McDonald: Mr Andrews, song. After
Aihortlntor-fAi.tbeplay wai pro-
duced And After the whole perform
lOM, a dince wai gotten up At whioh
many enjoyed themselves until a
late hnur.
Mr McNaught, who has only recently been heard here, is an aiqui-
si tion to ihe singers of our town.
So highly was he appreciated that
he was obliged to twice respond to
a vigorous euoore, singing for the
la-t The Bonnie Banks0' Loch Lo.
inoml, Mrs Blyth* and Mr*-'And
mws plaved the accompaniments to
the song* for the Como* visitors,
roost of these stayed over for the
danoe, going home the next day.
Como* Valley has every rem ��n to
he proud of her clever amateur per-
former* end singer-*.
^ - '     e	
. Headquarters for all lines of fish
Ing tackle and rods is At the Biu
'Store.
Suck
Cash
Stare
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For Your
Stoves, Heatere, Tinware. Crockery'
Glassware, Wall Paper. Cutlery,
Paints, Vanishes, Enamels, Stains,
Washing Machines, Comb*.. Brunhee
Toilet Soaps,Organs. Pianos, Furniture, Window Blinds, Poles and
Fittings.   Ac. <fcc.   Ac.   Ac
T.E BATE,
that grouse shooting would begin,
on October 1st and; close F-bruary*
1st., a copy of this resolution to be
forwarded *o the principal gun cIuds
of tne Province asking co-operation.
���,   K     Meeting adjourned!( .,v
."���a
of the whnle; -with the"school���ttus**- onded andunanimoutl^carriedthjt
Imperial Pekia
Lltl, $1.50 per sitting
Mammoth
iggs, foeia;.... T  ���
��� Apply to J, Stewart, Allan Avenu*
Cumberland.
GRANULATED SUGAR, $6.0u
per 1001b at Napier end Partridge.
J. D. King's new styles of dressy
shoe*���Moore Bro*,,
...... ,0,. ������   ��� ���
POR ��� ALB
First priie hot air De Moines in-
oubs'tof and brooder, oapacity 264
*gl�� also brooder tor oOO ohiokeu*-.
All in perfect order with full equip-
tnentff .fttiri lustruotioo book, els*'
hrawp leghorn egg* for hatching
from priie winners.
S. F. Dohion
Courtenay, B. C.
F<*rdshing tackle go to the Big
8tore.
RICK. $2 60 -per SRck At Napier
dr Partridge'i,
, tees to discuss the school problem
Secty Carey read thi* following
letter from Supt Robinson,;be tont-
ot which \* niggedtive of the trustee?
haying applied for An extfosion of
.the School District. This has not
been, done, as the subsequent pro
ceedings show,
^Pho* H  Carey, Esq ������ )
������Scct'y. School Board,
Cumberland, BC.
Sir: ���lu connection with the pro-
posed extension of the bounduries of
Cumbttriand    School    District,, I
would- roi-pectfully request that you
furnish tiie with a din ailed memorandum of the territory whit-h should
be included within the City Schoo
District.     I  may say: that it has
bt-en decided that the adjacent ter
ritory belonging to the W. C. Co*,
can he rated and assessed for echo 1
purposes under section 14 ot the
School Act of 1005.    Kindly furnish me with the numbers of lots
and extent of territory which should
be included.   1 have the honor t��
be, Sir,
Your obedient servant,
Alexander Robinson.
e*upi of Eduoatlon.
Mayor Wiilard commenting on
the letter said that though the outlying property���in taot the Camp
oould be taxed 'or Sohool purnoiei,
it was tueduiv of the Counoil to
carefully consider the matter before
action, for they might find a law suit
on their hands, and it looked as
though (he Department deslrnd to
put the Job of tackling Mr Dun-
sn.ulr on thu should*1 th of the Ooun
oil K there wus going to be trouble
ovit the mutter, the corporation
wiih not in a position to assert itself.
He thought the Department did hot
fuily understand the niroumitAnce-*
of the po-itlon. After dliousiiou
It waI resolved that the Mayor And
Sooty Carey be delegated to Inter*
view the Government on' tbe matter
Citv olork 10 write to Mr Grant end
apprise him of their intended visit
And of their d**ire to have audience
with Miu of Education,�� Aid, Beid
m��ved that it the Govt did dot do
what was right in the matter, the
City wa* t<�� ti��;,t'Iy dhslAiw all re-
inonsibility of the S hools, there
being no seconder to thii, tbe mover
wai iudticfd to in .be his motion
read * That -hou.d the Govt not
oonsent to aeeuming full cost of
teaching children Attending City
schools, and living outside Municipality, that notification be made
thnt they be etoiuded After April lit
Trustee Bate leoonded and motion
oarrled Committee raee, Council
sat And adjourned.
*!
Supt. Hussey i��e informed that infractions of the game la^s were: being constantly perpetrated without
hheck-iii the District^ and praying
that a game warden be appointed.'
Also unaiHlnous'resulution tha^^he
lo \ 1 Member, Mr R. Grant, be ask
';���) ft
Band Masquerade on I9th.
TT
Gun Club smoker on 21st.
^^TEMPLEMAN ELECTED, Vic
iprik-L-'lr653:
Maroon���307
Beckwith,���867.
Majority 686
Moore
See the new Auto caps at
5*08*. \if'
Childrens shoes, "pecinl order J.
d:oujB-hiAeu(i-tfy-^ I). King make from   No  lxup���
an amendment to Ga^me  Act,  bo    Moojre B^oe.  ^ ...   ��,
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When Buying Your
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For the Next Month
Do not overlook the faot that it is by .nuking your purrha^s
from us that you are able to *ave m-oooy1!' .
-
Lyle's Golden Syrup
ih2lbbans, pure as honey,  the
most delicious syrup on market.
30o p��r can*
American Hams,
per lb. 18c
American Bacon,
per lb. 20,
Pastry Flour?
Jfr
���Mi
amotmp
'ft*
We are doing thelergest TEA ^businei* ill th��j lit^tipV'*'
We attribute our enormous ���uri ealet to the faet thttt ffi!
handle only the kinds that are   the most   reliable,
wS?5r 35c,40cor50Ceylon %t*o*i%
the best that money can buy At the price.
80 \9w>r lb�� \mmm In S lb# lot-a.
mmmmmaaaommmwmammmmtmmam^
Oranges, 2 doz 25c
We would U��w��*ei i-rcfc? to sfll ynn a t)t*t.*T\ of our
Fanoy S t / Ji * ���** ����## ��t  1 ?     * ��p  do*
Soap, 41b. bars,
mmmmmmmnmmmmmrm
5 for $1.00
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Th�� "BE8T 8T0RE8"
NAPIER & PARTRIDGE
Cuntb^rleuid and -Courtenay.
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MMMi ������***.-*******l>������������������*il,***-,****������*������*->*#������������>*������*J������*������***������#**������*������������*������������*  '*>*e*������ee**m**m***e**������***:*e**-^e0ee***e*e*e***e*e****  **���������  ������������������*  -*���������  ���������������*  -*���������  EBEN HOLDEN  By IRVING BACHELLER  i������oo,  er  iothrop pu-ausminc  company  Bl8HiIli^  >**������t  **..���������������  ������������������ ���������**��������������� -*-#������  < >. *������  < ��������������� i* ������  1 ���������' j* ���������  iti*.  :t,-,*:.  Continued from last week.  Got provisions nn" two case knives an'  one fork; also one tin pie plate. Used  same to fry fish for dinuer.   1-i mild.  "August the lUth. (lot some spirits  for Willie to rub on my b-ick\ Boots  ���������wearing out. Terrible hot. Lay in  the shade in tlie heat of the day. Gypsies come an' camped by us tonight.  10 mild."  I remember well the coming of those  gypsies. We were fishing in sight of  the road, and our fire was crackling on  the smooth cropped shore. The big  -wagons of the gypsies���������there were four  of them, as red and beautiful as those  of a circus caravan���������halted about sundown while the men came over a moment to scan the field. Presently they  went back and turned their wagons into  the siding and began to unhitch. Then  a lot of barefooted children and woipen  under gay shawls overran the field,  gathering wood and making ready for  night Meanwhile swarthy drivers  took the horses to water and tethered  them with long ropes so they could crop  the grass of the roadside.  One tall, boijy man, with a face almost as black\*as that of an Indian,  brought a big Iron pot aud ^et it up  near the water. A big stew of beef  bone, leeks and potatoes began to cook  shortly, aud I remember it had such a  goodly smell I was minded to ask them  for a taste of it. A little city of strange  people had surrounded us of a sudden.  Uncle Eb thought of going on, but the  night was coming fast, and there would  be no moon, and we were footsore and  hungry. Women "and children came  over to our fire after supper and made  more-ofrme~th������ff-I-iike{i  THE IMMIGRANT.  A foolish  little immigrant  Has crossed the unknown sea  And landed on tbe shore of lifo  A citizen to be.  He did not bring a single cent,  No baggage was revealed;  ���������  Upon what scenes he turned his back  His lips are ever sealed.  He may be homesick-^-who can tell?  The tears are in his eyes. ,,  No doubt he finds this foreign  shore  A land of strange surprise.  Ah. foolish little immigrant!  What tales were told .to you?  Did you believe that work was light  And gold on bushes grew?  Good luck to you while'you are here,  And long the time you roam;  You cannot take a dollar back  When you go Sailing home.  McLandburgh Wilson.  ���������-*  "M.i  u  I remember taking refuge between  tht knees of Uncle Eb, and Fred sat  close,in front of us,. growling fiercely  when they came too near. They stood  about, looking down at us, and wbis-  *c( pered together, and one young miss of  ths "tribe came up and tried to kiss  /      me in spite of Fred's warnings.   She  \   had flashing black eyes and hair as  ,.     -dark,as the nlgbt that fell in a curling  ,x mass "upo*3 her shoulders; but, some-  $'     how, I had a mighty fear of her and  ;'..'       fought with despcKfltioh to keep my  '-'j   ���������   face 'from tho touch of her red lips.  .������������������      Undo Eb laughed and held Fred, by the  collar, and I began to cry out in terror  presently, when, to my great relief, she  let go and ran away to her own people.  They all weiit away to their wagons,  save one young man, who was tall  ���������with light hair and a fair akin, and  who looked like none of the other gypsies.  "Take care of yourself," be whispered as soon as the -rest had gone,  "These are bad people. You'd better bs  off."  The young man left, us, and Uncle Eb  began to puck up at"once. They were  going to bed In their wagons when we  enmo away, I stood in the basket, and  Fred drew'the wagort that had in It  only a fow bundles. A mile or mors  farther on we camo to a lonely, desert*  ed cabin close to the rond.' It hud be-  ... gha to tlninder in tho distance, aud the  . wind wss blowing damp.  "Guffs nobody lives here," said Uncli*  Kb as lie turned lu ut tlio sngglng gtUo  und began to.cross the tllttle patch,of  :, *,, weeds and.boJI.rhocksbi-li'li-d It. "Door's'  half down, but I guess It'll de better 'ti  no house. Coin' V rain surt'n." ���������'  I was nodding a little about then, I  remember, but I was wide nwiiko whni  lie took me out of tho basket. Tho oltl  house stood on a high hill, and we [  could see tho Hturs of heaven througlv  tin? ruined door mid one of the bnck  window*). Uncle Kb lifted tbo IniiiiliiK  door a intlo nnil shoved Jt nslde. We  hoard then a quick stir In tho old houso  ii loud and glioslJy runtie Jt Bceiiif*  now aa I thlnlt of it- tike that made by  lltion slinking on ,tbo lino. Undo Kb  took u step backward as if It had star,  tied him.  "OuesM n's ntitlitn* to bo 'frnlil of." he  ���������aid, feeling In the pocket of bis coat,  uv *iuu immn  ���������(,  Ui.iu li  441  ti   inuinim,  I-.v !?������ JV :.'.-.'.'j������ !'���������>,' I . n-Jd ict Li))y  u bit of I'lii.hi.'ii on tlie floor.  ��������� "Full o* white owls," ������nld h*. step.  ping Inside,, whero iho n\stllng wa,i  now  continuous.'   "Tlioy'll  do  us no  utuut.  I could aeo them now flying about tin'-'-  ��������� der the low -���������������������������iling. I'nHo Kb gnthored  ao armful'of grass tind. clover In "tha  near ibid ami -iirnail'lt In a corner well,,  nwny from tie ruined door nnd win-  ''���������*"���������*���������*     fore- !   ti-Ith   <"ir   litiiiik-'f.   It  mado n fairly ������ omfortaMc bod. soon aa  v.i;!;..ai..!ud   ���������. a tl.c i.V:. hr^.ui to rat  (!��������������� on llie slinky roof and fUisin-s o*  Jfifhfnliig lit i-vcry corner of tWoIii"  room.  TO DB CONTINUED.  CAUSE FOR THANKS.        " *  Rev. Dr. Herridge of Ottawa Preaches  on  National Affairs.  Rev. Dr. Herridge of Ottawa preached a notable Thanksgiving sermon this  year. Here were some of the things  for which, in Dr., Herridge's opinion,  Canadians should be grateful:���������"We  have an immense asset in our timber,  our minerals, our native industries, and  especially in , these wheat-growing  lands of the west, only a small fraction of which have as yet been'cultivated. Though wealth may not be increasing for some of, us, there can be  no doubt that it is increasing as a  whole in every part of the country. We  are free from any acute form of social  or political disturbance. No desolating plague has come nigh our dwellings  With mean, petty and sordid aims, but  are determined rather to work out their  destiny in the spirit of God's gentlemen.  "I do not think that the most sanguine prophet Is likely to exaggerate  the outlook for Canadian life during  the next half century. The tide of immigration is at last flowing towards\us.  Our magnificent resources arebebo*m-  Ing better known both to ourselves and  to others. We discern with growing  distinctness the part we have to play  in that Imperial dream, which moves  toward a great unity of the British  race, and yet at the same time we are  more and more conscious of our own  Individuality. Now if we are but true  to the trust committed to us, if we  are resolved that Canada shall lose  nothing through our selfishness or our  folly, if these vast plains of ours can  bo filled with men of thrift and intelligence, men of clean hands and pure  hearts; if we fuse our various creeds  Into a simpler creed, which teaches us  to love God and to" love our brother  also, then there need be no fear for the  future of this Dominion. Our big  country will be also a great country,  and with deeper reverence and'more ardent faith we shall return thanks to the  source of every blessing for the good  land which He hath given us,"  ENGLISH FOOTBALLERS  Manitoba is as, large aa England  and Scotland,  Pure  Arrowroot.  A dead whiteness characterizes the  appearance of pure arrowroot. When  adulterated with potato starch it glistens.  Mint Profit*.  On every shilling turned out the British mint makes a profit of nearly  threepence. On every ton of penny  pieces taken out from the mint there  is a profit of ������382.  Cherries.  Cherries were first brought into Europe from Kerasunt, on the Black sea,  by Lucullus about the year 70 B.C.  WIRELESS TELEPHONE.  ~We~~enjoy peace thWppreni-^w*���������bOT-"'  ders. The quality of our immigrants-,  as a rule, gives good hope that they  will do useful work amongst us. The  beginning of. a new transcontinental  railway will open up fresh districts  for settlement, and those two commonwealths which have been created this  year in the west are bound to play no  unimportant part in the future history  of the Dominion.  "Canadians surely did not need to be  told," went on Dr. Herridge, "that material wealth alone"would never make  this nation great. If that was what  we aimed at, the result might be a kind  of vulgar prosperity, but nothing more.  Unless the' .growth of manhood kept  pace with tho growth of money, wealth  would only make the littleness of soul  more plainly, more pathetically, more  grotesquely,, evident. We were accustomed to speak of Canatln as having a  great future, but that depended upon  the Canadians themselves, Among our  various enterprises none required more  care and none would prove more, lucrative than tho manufacture of men, The  spread of education among our people  was necessary, for true culture had a  value in itself, apart from'any material  results attending it. With ourv schools  open to everyone, It may be thought  that we? havo not much reason'in Canada to bo over-concerned'aT-but educational affairs, but I am not so sura 'bf  this. For ono thing' it seems to. mo  that the meagre salaries given to our  teachers am little short of a national  disgrace, , We ought to soo, to it, of  course, that tlioy aro properly qualified.  Tho trustees of, ou*r'.schools should bo  mon of/broad intelligence , rtnd sympathetic insight Into tho character .of  a U'lUihcr's, work; but If >vu 'almost  starvo those'who trn|n our youth, and.  this Ih w.hi*\t'fii romn crisr-H we d*i. .dooa  It ,nnt ''loo-It ' ioj tlio'ugli'iVn rosiird'cd  their tnalc ns cjuJit' a Hccoiidary'irmffer'.'  ���������ftow f>iliiPtiti'im" 1b n prlin'in\v mii'Mcr:  If our ������clio6ls and .collegi's wcnN di1-  Hiroycd, or evon crlppii-d In tlu-lr olll-  ck'iicy, wo might bid farowuli to'any  liiipc-s of .national greatness. The  growth of "solf-culturo was a hopeful  slgn.i hut it wiik. not enough tn insure  a nation's greatness, Canada needed  men of Hleriilfiiwl Industry mid 'hi  brond intoll,lgt'i)ci\ and most of all men  who feared God and worked for right-  eouHiiuws.  "Wo are beginning to sec thin more  and moro clearly. We nro finding out  that such a thing as a publlo con-  ncleneo Is not hiijii'HIuoii.h. It in true  that commercial dishonesty and partisan creed and ba������o desertion of prln-  >lnl-������-* nrr. not unknown amongst us.  Philistines aro still in tho land,  but  W������   hut-Ill   Uiulo   i. .-..u'vuvi   id.ui   <;������������r   1<J  conquer lln'in, uiht If in,ci.'������������ar-- to drlvo  them nut. Wn 1i������plo in spo that self-  respect will not allow f-vi) to go unre-  linked;  f>ven although It docs not dl������  r. f.ti,.  .irr,.ft  nnf ���������....������������������c,n,)i  intorcntq \re  have'something tn do We aro emcrg-  InW'tnU'Ot iho ne]fi--h iiulifrcrcnco which  wlSl'tplcrnt'c'nlnio'jf ntiy.htng, and nro  lenfnl-ig/tn InMlst upon It that our com-  meniarnnd civic mil political methods  shall at leiiKl brlii^ no discredit upon  Hi" nnhirt. I'nniiill ui, Wo fent tliat we  cannot itlfuiU io h.tvo ������ doubtful repu-  latlon In anybody's r-yon. but that, on  ���������������'.#������ f������nir;i������'v. wiih our vu������t fioinlttton,  our free in- tituli���������ma. nnd our flno po-nl-  ������.UUIct.' lift a j,i������oj.>, we ntiKht to ������.������t th������  evnmplo of a people who think too  jiiueh of th'tni-'-lvis to be tak������n up  Wprds Ariei Carried For Miles On a Ray  of  Light.  Prof. Alexander Graham Bell ��������� In,  working with his new telephone devised an. apparatus for telephoning on  a beam of light. This instrument,  which he named the photophone or radiophone, involved the use of selenium,  a substance possessing, the very remarkable property,, under the action of  light���������of-varying-in-eiectTiciil^reslstlv-  tty and in its reciprocal activity when  fused in between two connecting wires  of platinum or silver. Bell's transmit-;  ter comprised a mouthpiece, a shell  supporting a thin metal diaphragm  and, attached to the latter,.a small con-  cava mirror. A plane mirror, a convex, condensing lens and a projecting  lens, all of which were suitably mount-  INVASION OF CANADA   BY   SOME  NOTED BRITISH VISITORS.  Team of Well Known Players of the*  ' -Association Game Here ��������� Sir  Ernest Cecil Cochrane, Who Donated a $500 Silver Cup For Game  to Be, Played By United English-  1 Scotch Team and a Picked Canadian Eleven Is With the Team.    ���������  The English Pilgrim Association  football team which has Invaded Canada with u British eleven picked from  the crack players of Clyde, Sheffield,  Queen's Park, Edinburgh, London,  Birmingham, Manchester and Corinthian teams, is accompanied by Sir  Ernest Cecil Cochrane.  Sh* Ernest is a keen supporter of  the game In England, and It was he  who donated a silver cup valued at  SIR   CHAM.IS  KIRKPATRICK, CAPTAIN  OF  >'*h SHOLISH  TEAM. /  $500 for a game to be played by the  "United English-Scotch team and a  picked Canadian eleven.  It ls th������ intentioh of the visiting  team to play games in Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa, Peterborough, Toronto,  Winnipeg, in Canada, and Chicago,  Boston, New York, Philadelphia and  ���������-Str^Jiouisrin-the-United-States-   '!;;, ^nvuiin't'^pxornojt*.'-.  ed on j*, trojtni', completed the*kppara-  tus^for'irafisfprmlng the 'air vibrations  produced by the voice into light variations,.of the projected beam. The receiver was formed of a parabolic mirror  ���������f large diameter,. In the focus of,  which a selenium cell w*a adjusted.  The terminals, .'of the conducting  wires or electrodes of the cell led  through (nsulated bushings In the reflector to t^ back, wheire they were  connected In aeries with ���������������, battery and  also with ttn' ordinary telephone recelvi  er. Any changes, In the Intensity of  the light falling on the selenium cell  altered Us electrical resistance, consequently cauf \g variations In the current from tho buttery and finally affecting the telephone. Whon words  are spoken Into tlie transmitter movements of the diaphragm of the trains-  'mlttor,'cause tho concave mirror to il-  Urate ,lh ilnlson 'with It, and every  'ohango In thus Indicated at the receiving end In virtuo of these fluctuations,  Whllo tho distance to which Bell was  able to propagate the light variations  representing the hitman voice was not  more than a few hundred feet, recent  Improvements Jn tho system by Herr  Ernst Huhtner have resulted In the  transmission of speech a distance ol  several miles���������Technical World.  Duke of Richmond, K. G.  Thu King hiu- approved the appointment of the Duke of Richmond and  ���������JU'xi"'    '������    On   IX   ik..'rt'.,i   v.    Hill    Co.. Lc.,  tn -iici^-nton to the 1nti������ V.tirl Cnwper,  HIr grnen, who ls in hln 60th year,  waa formerly In tho Grenadier Guards  and Hi'tvtid with distinction In South  Africa In 1001-2, when ho was mention. ������������������! in despatches. Ho sat In the  lion*n ot cuinnioi'H, as connetvauv*  member for West Sussex from 1863 to  I8h5, and was elected In tho last-men*  Woned year for tiw newly-created  Chichester division o* the County,  which he continued to represent until  his retirement from Parliament three  *F������ ..f-. i.t',������r.  The Duka of Richmond and Gordon.  <v!.u ;,u-j'.--" di:d to thc title or tha  death of hia father two years ago, has  bo,-n A. D. O. to the King since ll������������,  and entertained Thc-ir Majesties sit  Goodwood recently.  Sir Ernest is one of the greatest exponents of socker football in England,  the,home of the game.  Among the members of the team  that a*fo accompanying Kirkpatrick  are such well knoivn players as Dr.  Roose, Victor Fitchie, P. Hornsfield,  the Farhsfleld brothers, Fred H. Milnes  (captain) and C. B. Fry, one of the,  greatest all round athletes in England.   "��������� ������������������'  The team is said by experts to be  the best that was ever gathered together in th������ two countries.  Sir Charles Kirkpatrick, baronet,  Is a versatile player who has earned  high honors at the game; indeed, he  is good at almost anything In. the way  of athletics. Sir Charles Sharpe Kirkpatrick, of Closeburn, Dumfriesshire,  represents the main Jine of the family  to which tb������ Empress Eugenie belongs.* The old mansion of Gloseburn,  built by the first baronet (the creati6rt'  d'ates froUa 1686), was burned to the  ground through the carelessness , of  drunken servants In 1748. Sir Charles  ���������was born In 1874 and resides at Forest  HU1, He is a big fellow with a genial  ���������mile, and puts a terrible .amount of  ���������weight Into the ball every time his  fppt comes Into contact with it, ,   "  Lady, Kirkpatrick, who accpia^anles  her husband on this trip,, is a very  ..well known English society'lady, and  Js sure to make many frlqtids during  ���������ter trip," .���������;���������������������������   ,  > As an"> organization the "Pilgrims"  *TSi otthe same caliber, a? the famous  Cormthlans, who have played In all  parts of the��������� world, South Africa ahd  Australia included, but not America  or Canada.    ., ,  Tho" Pilgrims" is a nara^.that was  ���������ery famous in the oarly days of Association football In England 30: years  a������o, and,the revival of the ,title has  given much bleasuro to a large num-  more than onco���������and he is regarded  as one of the-finest/fullbacks-'in the  country. Mr. Milnes is in business  with his father; as an ironfounder at  Owlestoni near'Sheffield. He is a fair-.  Haired young fellow of splendid physique, and, so fo.nd'is.he pf.;t.hfi game  that he -has been? .known to-pay six  strenuous matches'i'u as,many days-  The star player of the team is Vivian J. Wopdward,- of, the Tottenham'  Hatspur CIubjVLondon. Woodward is'  by far and away ,thevbe.st centre forward In England at therpresent tim**;  Indeed, it Is doubtful if there has ever  been a better;. Woodward is a '-very ' ���������  graceful and yet a very triclty player.  Economy.  The following letter'- wa*s received  from his, sister by a New Yorker who  was awaV from home on a visit:  I nm sending by mall Japa.rccl containing the golf coat you, wan ted. As tho  brass buttons are heavy I have cut them  off to save postage.  Your loving sister,  -..-���������'���������: J.  P. S'.-You will find the- buttons in the  right hand pocket of jthe coat.-  , - ������������������ . <������������������     '  Would L,eave It.  "I insist upon your leaving tha  house,"' slip said angrily,  "Certainly," replied the tramp blandly. "I have no Intention of taking it  with me."       ' :: ������������������������������������'������������������'���������'  H  The Value of A Word.  As soon as the apartment house was  ready for.occupancy the janitor placed  a "Rented" sign in several of the second and third story windows. ' When',  the ager** saw the placards he said a  good many tilings not exactly compli-���������  ���������mentary to the discretion of the jani-  ,;tor. V-.vyv , v.::        ���������  ','What did you stick all those notices up for?" he asked.  "Because," was the reply; "the apartments' are really rented.   I thought it,.,-  a good plan to let folks know they were  going off so quickly."  "That is all right in principle,'* said ���������'  the agent,  somewhat mollifled,  "but,  you didn't go abo^t it in the right way.  That is not the proper kind of a notice. ���������  Never use the word 'rented' in a high;,,  class apartment   Always say 'leased.'  It makes a.better impression.   'Rented''  sounds cheap. ,Any agent who wanta''.  his apartments to bring a big price  will tell yoii that" .  >  The  Short  And. '  Brewer" says the sign & is called  "anders, ampers or aniprus." It is  sometimes called "short and."   In old  en times it was known as ampersand,  ,but that word long ago fell into disuse. V* It is ���������; simply a contracted aiid  rapidly made form of the Latin et The  name ampersand is derived from "and,  per see and"���������that is, a single symbol  which in,itself is and. .Ampersand,,  meaning &,-js used in chapter 21 of  "Ajlara Bede" (1859); also in a poem  in Punch: of April 17, 18C9. The first  stanza iij the poem alluded to is as  follows:  Of all'the types in, a printer's hand /?���������  Comniend me to the ampersand, ��������� '  For Se's the gentleman (seems to me)  Of tbo typographical companie;'  Oh, my nice little ampersand,   '���������' +  My "graceful, ������wanlike ampersand, T  Nothing that "Cadmus ever planned '  Equals my ele'gftnt amperisand! i*'-  , ;     Pruaalan DnlrymnhU. ,  /^]&,the great Elblng dairies, in .\w,e*t-  Priissla the dairy, maids are not per-'  rnltted to wear corsets.   The different  ''grades ot proficiency are indicated'by  the caps worn.   Thb milkmaids tyear'  white caps, tho pupils white also, *w!tli '  the addition, however; of black velvet  ���������bands,  and  tho dairy teachers cups'  with silver lace.   Many (laughters dt,'  tbo landed nobility tako a course In*'  this work, but ������|1 nllke wonr the uniform prescribed.   This Is not a skirt,1  but wnist and knlckorbockors.   it l������''"  found that this is tho most cleanly jund  comfortable and serviceable Jn an occupation subject to various accidents.  ��������� ���������   ������������������ in biimi���������w.������������������mmmm t  Malt Verr<nM Seenrtty,  Thoro novor wns u hurdor master  than the uncortnln.  "Nothing venture  nothing win" is n true provorli, nnd  sometimes It 1������ a good guiding principle. If n slnglo question nnd not n'gon-  eral principle were under dls^nssloii  vr* might sny Hint the conditions warrant a venture, As a rule wo aro profoundly convinced that n suro dollar Is  bettor thnn n possible $10; that comfort is nlwnys profornbio to wealth in  i  a lottery. Tlio ouo filing to ho hvoided  '  above nil others Is Instability of Income, i  Thl������ Is not, 'to suggest tlmt under nil /  conditions n mnn.Hhoukl prefer tbe sot-1  tied iind suro.^-lndopeuilont.  Stril--tly Tree,  "Are you sure.'that is nn orphan nsy-f  lum across tUo.'jWayT asked the strau-  urcr within tho gntos. I  "Ctrtalnly,'"answer������l tho native,    i  "But a pollcoiuniv Just told mo it was  nn old ladles' home," protosted tho1  stranger.  "Well, tint's nil right," rojoinwl tho  nntlvc. "Kvcrv old Indv In It Is ������n or-  phan." j  III KIlftST COOflltAHR, KOTIB FOOTIAtL  fatsov, ttmivfi wirrr tsatxnn tsau,  ber of enthusiasts to the country. Tho  chief (secretary of tho 'Tllgrimfi" club  is Fred, Milnes, of Sheffield, Mr. Mil-  nes jilays regularly for tho league  team of Sheffield I'nUod���������ft club that,  haa won tho Football Association Cup  Italian Country Dan re.  Ia Italy when the country"men nnd)  women dance togpthcr the first thing \  they do Is to toss off their shoes, If tlif-y  wear uuy.   A mnti ihiei* not go up U������ a  girl nnd ,nsk If sho .will dance, but ho  tixon his nyo upon Iht from n liixtmico \  and nods.   Sho nods in return, nnd j  then both kick off their shoes, ndvsnc* \  toward each other and beglu to dance.    <  i it  CUMBERLAND NEWS  Cumberland, B. C."  HE'S gnu one  OUT OF SCORES  But Dodd's  Kidney Pills   Made  Him a New Man.  Richard Quirk Doctored for a Dozen  k,Years  and   Thought   His  Case   Incurable���������Dodd's Kidney Pills Cured  Him.  Fortune Harbor, Nfld, Jan. 1.���������  (Special)���������Scores of people in this  reighborhood are living proofs that  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure all Kidney  ailments, from Backache to Bright's  Disease. Among the most remarkable cures is that of Mr. Richard  Quirk, and he gives the story of it to  the public as follows:  "I suffered for over twenty years  from Lumbago and Kidney Disease,  and at intervals was totally unable  to work. After ten or twelve years  ������f doctor's treatment, I had made up  tny mind ray complaint was incurable.  Reading of cures by Dodd's Kidney  Pills tempted me to try, them. I did  so with little faith, but to my great  surprise I had not taken more than  half a box before I felt relief, and  "ttter the use of seven or eight boxes  I was fully cured and a new man.  "Yes, Dodd's Kidney Pills cured my  Lumbago and Kidney Disease, and  sbe best of it 1st I have stayed cured."  THE OCEAN  DERELICT.  TWO COWS AND OVER PER ACRE.  It la the Most Talent ot All Dnnsers  Thnt Threaten Seafarers.  Of all the spectacles of the seas none  Is so tragic as the derelict, the errant  of the trackless deep. Weird beyond  description is the picture presented by  some broken and battered hulk as she  swings into view against the sky line,  with the turgid green seas sweeping  over her moss grown decks and a  splintered fragment of mast pointing  upward, as if in protest against her  undoing. It is a sight also to arous*  fear.  _iEo**Vthe_derellatJsjU]je_in  all the dangers that threaten the seafarer. , Silent, stealthy, invisible. It is  the terror of tbe mariner. It ls the  arch hypocrite of the deep. Against It  ���������kill of esamanship, vigilance In watching, avail not Lights and whistles,  beams and buoys proclaim the proximity of land; the throbbing of engines,  the noises of shipboard life tell of an  approaching vessel; icebergs and floes  betray themselves by their ghostly radiance and surrounding frigidity of  air, but the derelict gives no warning,  makes no signal. The flrst sign of Its  ���������existence Is the crash, the sickening  tremble and quaver of tho ship suddenly wounded to death.���������P. T. McGrath  In McOluro's.  Suggestions of a Master Dairy Farmer  In Managing the Herd.  Concerning the care of dairy cows  Rev. J. D. Dietrich, who made famous  the fifteen acre farm ut Flourtown.  Pa., by keeping thirty-nins cows upon  It, says: A heifer tha: is coming in  soon should have the same feeding as  the cow that is dry. No bag, no cow,  Feed so you get ba\ udder, the eye  makes the dairyman!  Keep a strict gesta ion fa-pie and road  It over every week. Group your cows  coming in at different times and count  285 days for a cow to drop her calf.  A cow should not be treated as dry  until sho is actually so. The right way  to dry her is lo put her on tiino.hy  hay only and milk her dry by skipping  teats. I know the carelessness of cow  keeps; they don't deserve the name of  dairymen.  After the cow Is dry, and all my  cows must be dry four weeks, not  more or less, we feed for health and a  good calf and give the cow plenty of  exercise by making a boy lead her,  and make her walk. Her hind legs, In  walking, rub her udder better than  any man's hand can, and if she is fat  and you are afraid of milk fever, walk  her for exercise.  Even if it take two or three miles,  give���������lt to her, and I. will guarantee no  milk fever if you walk her six or seven  miles. Bran ls the safest feed that  goes down a cow's throat; hay and  bran when she is dry. In ten days to  two weeks before calving, she ought  to begin to riiake a bag.  If she does not, on four or six quarts  of bran, and all the hay she can eat,  and bowels are right, commence to  give her a handful of cake meal; Increase it to two, handfuls, and on up  to a pint, if necessary. At every feed  Keep your eye; on the cow and her udder.  It should not be a big, red, Inflamed  organ, as hard, as a brick, and out of  shape, but a splendid pendant recep-  table for milk, dignified for maternity.  During the dry period our eye is always on that dry cow. If she ls handled by exercise, and fed for the day  the calf is to come, your eye will tell  you just the progress she is making  as your ear can tell when the, violin is  in tune.,  If her manure Is hard and knotty,  and she is fat, a dose of salts, ginger  and molasses is given her, and-always  at the time of calving is given to every  cow, and if the cow is��������� Inclined to  swollen udder, one-half pound more of  salts is given her, thirty six hours  after calving;  NATURE'S NOBLEMEN.  Those Who Are Ambitious to Be Vae*  fill Rather Than Rich.  A young man of ability and great  promise recently refused to enter a  vocation which would yield him a largej  income, lest the temptation to become  rich might eat up his desire to help his  fellow men. Fie feared that the frantic  struggle for wealth and self being  waged by the majority of men with  whom his position would force him to  associate would insensibly draw him  into the same vortex of selfishness. Fie  felt that his ideals would become tarnished, that his aspirations would be  starved in such an atmosphere, and so  he chose a vocation which would enable him to render the greatest service  to humanity.  It is a refreshing thing In a material  age to see people who are ambitious  to be useful rather than rich, wbo are  more eager to help others than to make  money. These are nature's noblemen;  these are the characters which enrich  life and which have pushed civilization up from the savage to the Florence ���������  Nightingales and the Lincolns.  One of the most promising things  about our civilization today is that,  side by side with the greed for gold, is  the ever growing passion of humanity  for good. The number of people who  prefer to be useful to their fellow men  rather than to make money is constantly increasing. This passion for  good is the salt of humanity; it is what  makes us believe in the future of the  race.  ARTISTIC TEMPERAMENT.  Defined   aa  a   Disease   That  Afflicts  Amateurs.  Gilbert K. Chesterton's "Heretics"  contains some of his keenest and most  amusing writing. Of great men he observes: "The first rate great man is  equal with other men, like Shakespeare.  The second rate great man is on his  knees to other men, like Whitman.  The third rate great man is superior to  other men, like Whistler." In the following there' may be discovered as  much truth as humor:    ������  "The artistic tem*jei*ament is a disease that afflicts amateurs. It is a disease which arises from men not having  Opportunity Speaks.  Yes. ;���������'  I am Opportunity.  But, say, young man,  Don't wait for.m.s  To come to you. ���������  You buckle down      /,  To win your crown    -  And work with head  ',  And heart and hands \  Aa does the man       .   \, .  Who understands ���������-., . (  That those who wait,   ��������� i  Expecting some reward from fata���������  Or luck, to call it so���������  Sit always in the way back row.  And yet  You must not let .  Me get away when I show up.  The golden cup '...';]  Is not for him who stands'  With folded hands,  Expecting me  ��������� To serve his inactivity.  i servo tho active mind,  The seeing eye, '{   "  The ready hand /  That grasps me passing to""  And takes from me V  The good I hold *,  For every spirit  Strong and bold. , -4  He does not wait  On fate  Who seizes me,  For I am fortune^ %  Luck and fate,  The cornerstone  Of what is great  In man's accomplishment  But I am none of these  To him who does not seize.  I must be caught  If any good is wrought  Out of the treasures I possQae  Oh, yes,  I'm Opportunity!  I'm great./:   ���������    '  I'm sometimes late,  But do not wait  For me.    V '"'.".  Work on, ?4  Watch on,/ V- -  Good hands, good,heart,      '"'  And some day you will see  Out of your, effort rising  Opportunity/  /      " ���������Success.  Heroic Surgery.  When the Medical and Chirurgical  society of London was founded in 1S03  the barber-surgeon was still more or  less tolerated. At one 6f its early meetings one Dr. Wardrop advocated the  "excellent custom'' of bleeding patients  till they fainted, so that they might be  the subject of surgical operation while  in an insensible condition.  Be brave in trouble; meet distress  with dauntless courage; but when the  gale for prosperity blows be wise, no  less, and shorten sail.���������Horace.  It Rained.  When a blghfaluti'n editor Is In a  hurry he doesn't waste words b*y saying, "It rained." He simply writes,  "After many days of arid desiccation  the vaporing captains marshaled their  thundering hosts and poured out upon  scorching humanity and the thoroughly  Incinerated vegetation a few inches of  aqua pluvialia."  The Shah In Misery,  Persia's shah bad several bad quarters of an hour, when in Paris recently  during a terrible storm which burst  over that city. His Persian majesty  fears nothing so much as this. When  It thunders in Teheran he locks himself  up in an underground chamber of the  palace and rocks himself to and fro in  misery while a priest administers prayerful comfort. A terrific clap of thunder, preceded by a flash of lightning,  seemed to burst right over the hotel  where the" shah was quartered. The  rain fell in sheets. The shah remained  terror stricken in his room, whrle a  priest babbled prayers at every thunderclap.  Kansas Corn.  Kansas is proud of its corn crop.  New stories are printed in tlie state  papers daily to show its wonders. Here  is a little fable from a Kansas City  paper: "I never would have believed  that Kansas was so heavily timbered,"  said an easterner who was riding  through the state on a Santa Fe train  the other day. "Guess you all bettah  look ag'in, boss," said the porter as he  glanced out of the window. "That's  cawn, an' you all's got about a hundred miles of it to go through."  sufficient power of expression to utter  TCITniH^lu-nr'waFeir^  Rose Cutting,**.  Country Life advises taking cuttings  of roses in the fall and says; They  should be about eight lushes long and  ���������covered with sand about a foot, deep  through the winter. In the spring sot  in rows in good gardeu soil, upright.  Trim to six Inches in sotting out. Thoy  will take root nnd can then be transplanted into nursery bods. This Is for  outdoor culture. The cuttings should  bo taken just before frost arrives and  from nearly matured wood,  I-lH-nei-N,  It Is an undoubted truth that tho less  one has to do tho less one finds tlmo  to do It In. One yawns, ono procrastinates, ono can do It whon ono will, and  therefore one seldom does It nt all,  whereas those who hrvo a great deal  of buplncss must huoVIo to It, nnd then  they always find tlmo enough to do it  in.   A Jn-ll-'lnt Itonrrtof.  ' A Justice onca wproved a would be  suicide thus; "Yovng man, you havo  boon found guilt,"' of attempting to  drown yourself In tlio river. Only consider whnt your '"oolings would have  beon had you succeeded."  A llnl Sornp-������.  "You seemod iretty familiar with  tbat last oftap," wmarked the soap.  "Not at all," rolled tlie Turkish tow-  ���������I, "I wan moroV trying to scrape an  acquaintance."  \ htsltiv -iul ���������v'-j.'.'I'.c* Uii ucalL. n*  thut does uo is raibor llbr-rnl of fin-  ���������ther man's sub'tancs than of his own.  cow little and often; that is, one quart  of bran is given the cow, five to six  times a day,iin three to four quarts of  cold water, and if she will drink more  water.offer three to four quarts in between the bran and water, and feed  hay sparingly for two days, the cow  wil) refuse the bran and water after  two days, then you can commence to  give a light mess of cut hay and bran,  and about the same amount of linseed  as you fed her before she was fresh,  The next,meal give a little more Unseed, and on the fourth day a little  more, and the fifth day about the  same as the fourth day, depending on  the cow, her udder, her manure arid  her general look; but never Increase  her feed at any one time, more than  one-half pound at a feed.  .After danger is over, and the udder  In good shape, you can feed the full  ration that jour cow 0&h digest profitably, and sh<* will ba all right for 330  days' milk, tt you treat her rightly.  Hiding Their Spears,  An explorer in the backwoods of  Australia tolls how somo timber cutters took big risks. "I had given Instructions to tho mon in tho bush that  on no account woro tbey to lay asldo  thoir firearms," ho says. "After having boon absent for a short tlmo I ro-  turned and found that thoy had slung  thoir revolvers and carbines on a'.small  tree and wero working at nbout fifty  yards from thoin. I can toll you they  hoard of it. Tho nntlvos havo' a playful habit of dragging thoir spears  through tho grass with thoir toes and  nil tho wlillo looking us innocent as it  Is possiblo for thorn lo look, If tho  nn lives had only l bought of It ihey  might havo given tho cutters a warm  time."   I.-irkltiH* nnnffpr.  A farmer who wus much troubled by  trespasser* (luring tho uuttlug season  consulted with a botanical friend. Tho  botanist furnished him with tho technical namo of tho hazol, and the farmer  placed tho following notice at conspicuous points about his promises;  "Trespassers take warnlngl All persons entering this wood do so at their  own risk, for, although common snakes  aro not often found, tho Oorylus avel-  lana abounds every whoro about ho re  and novor gives warning of Ita presence."  The plflce w* -iflm-lwtM fm*"* y-������nr,  and th������* farmor gnthcrM hia crop In  peace.  their being. It is healthful to every sane  man to utter the art within him; it is  essential to every sane man to get rid  of the art within him at all costs.  Artists of a large and wholesome vitality get rid of their art easily, but in  artists of less force tlie tiling becomes  a pressure and produces a definite pain,  which', is called the artistic tempera-  merit Thus very great artists are able  to be ordinary men���������men like Shakespeare or Browning. There are many  real tragedies of the artistic temperament, tragedies of vanity or violence or  fear, but the groat tragedy of the artistic temperament is that it cannot  produce any art.  THE BRIDES OF VENICE.  Gray*8        Cures Coughs  C-^-t- ��������� ~t ORAY-S 8YRUP does that ono thing,  SyfllD and does it well.  It's no "cut**!!,''but  ^���������^^ -*^ a CURB for aU throat and lung troubles.  #    T> AaA CRAY'S SYRUP OI- RRD 8PRUCH  OI     I\CU GUM stops thc irritating tickle ��������� takes  _m_ away the soreness--sooths and bests the  ^tm+l 1 of**?- turu*l--*ud CUUJ3 COUGHS tu ������Uy  _f*\ None the let-"' effective because it is  C *l ^ "WI pleasant to tut ff.  V# V ff.mm 25 cU, bottle.  An Ancient Custom Tlmt Once Had ���������  Rode Interruption,  In tho year 002, .according to old custom, all the brides for tho year at  Venice assembled on St. Mary's eve at  tho cathedral, taking with them their  dowries in small chests. There thoy  awaited their bridegrooms, who followed them, and after mass they wero  married and received tho bishop's  blessing.  In this year the sea rovers of Trlost  burst in upon the expectant maidens,  who woro all dressed In white, with  hair loosely flowing and interwoven  with threads of gold, curried tliem oft  to their barks and hoisted sail.  Tho dogo of Venice summoned,his  mon to arms, pursued the rovers, overtook thorn in a crook still known as  the Port of the DauiHels and brought  tlio brides back in triumph.  In memory of this event a solemn  procession of twelvo young women  took placo yearly, nnd tho Marian  games woro observed with groat splendor until tho year 3370, Avhon thoy  woro discontinued in a time of disastrous wur.���������London Standard,  Wash oilcloths  andJiooleium5_with_  warm water and  Sunlight Soap, rinse clean and wipe  dry.    The colors will be preserved  and the surface unharmed.  Common soaps fade the colors and  injure the surface. Sunlight Soap cleans, freshens and preserves  oilcloths and linoleums.  Sunlight Soap washes clothes white without injury to the most  delicate fabrics, or to the hands, for it contains nothing that can  injure either clothes or hands.  Sunlight Soap is better  than other soaps, but is best  when used in the Sunlight  way (follow directions).  Equally good with hard  or soft water.  LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED, Toronto  Joffnrson Identified Hint.  Laurence Hutton, tho author, once  stopped at tho Tounilno hotel in Boston on ills way from Bar Harbor to  Now York, and, being short of funds  after his summer outing, tho hotol  clerk required identification boforo assigning him a suit of rooms. (s,  Mr, Hutton lookod around the lobbV  and noticed Joo Jefferson, to whom be  confided his predicament. Mr. Jufier-  son went to tho desk and, slapping Mr.  Hutton on tho back, remarked to the  clerk, "I don't know who Laurence  cinim** to lio. but he'*- the boy." He  was given tba pick of tho houso.  Somewhat Different.  "Tills question whether a word should  have Its adverbial or Its adjective form  seems to mo to huvo llttlo to do with  the i-eiiHO, Mow, whut U the difi'vronc-o  between talking loud and talking  loudly?"  "No difference,-- replied the pedagogical friend. "Hut looh Uow: Por a  large fee you glvo legal advice freely,  but ymi don't glvo it free, I think  that will retain vou for ewMi*"  Natural  Laxative  trnwaf'd" fcJcftMtrtg" U M necessary as outward bathing, To keep the  bowels free and regular is of even greater importance than to keep  thc skin-pores from becoming clogKcd, The neglect of cither invites disease. Everyone needs a natural laxative occasionally, to  free the bowels of accumulated impurities   For this purpose take  BEECHAM'S PILLS  the greatest boon ever offered to those who suffer from the ills  that follow constipation. For over fifty years Beecham's Pills have  been famous as a Stomach corrective, a Liver regulator and Bowel  Ir-vntivc They never princ nnr nine priin, Powerful ntiru-stivet  are dangerous. Avoid them. Use Meecham's l'ills. They give relict without doing violence to any urgim, lilieir action is in harmony with physical laws. Take them regularly and the necessity  for their use becomes 1-ms frequent. They are a natural laxative  and a positive cure for Constipation, Biliousness, Indigestion, Sick  Headache and Dyspepsia,  Prtftrtd vrly l-y tht .''.r^rUtir, Thfsnst rtrrch������mi "Jf VfeVf-t, I ���������wr������������M-*#, f������������ij-.  Sold averrwhtt. la Canada en* U. S. Amrlcs. lebeaaaa$<eaet*.  Imperial Maple Syrup  ALWAYS SATISFACTORY  Ask y������ur -Jtaltr for Imp-rial Mapl* tyrup. Do net allow him to substitute;  en inftrior artiolo beeaiuio il lo ehaaper.  ���������tt,' tnmttM!^flU^*s J!i^^^a.i���������^���������l������I^������1JJ������f^^nti������!-^^[  m s*%������������-j*nai'' iiishs****is ii * *���������������������������***���������  ****** amm*a\infm*aMa*mmmmm  etwr**tmawt*m*H  JAPANESE  ������t a how Pirice.,  Wholesale and Retail.  Swee' and Clean quality  ;5r,l1ss,...,..  ...S2 65  G  Jffo. 5 Japto-wii  For CANDIES  Novelties,   Pictures,  Frames and* cleaning  of frames.  D-   HUN DEN  Cumberland  'Mo-ppoclji Bpos,  BAEBBS  DREAD, Cakes,arid Pie-* delivered daily to any part of City.  f JJLL STOCK OF  ������^-*BM4UBsasssss*--s'  Groceries  . H; TARBELL,  High Grade stoves  wild till iiifeebanlitequirome-ats  - ... ���������   -mm  gPOHTBMENS CODDH  AGE'.-.'EilALHARDVVARjE  .,'i'v������rt������'ii!cii;''fe  "!,Vi������W'  ...���������    '.''..',������, it W  .i-'E(*-ii*.Nc;;.  TRADE MARKS.  DESIGNS,  COPVRICHT8 &0  .anyoije nendlnj- n -ikotoh"fii*d description -nny  mlol-'.y ascertain, fiee, wbothi.* :iu Invention ta  irobsblyjpatontnlile, Coiurountcatio-iH strictly  c(*iil(l*ntJal. Oldest t-goucy Jtorsoourln(ciwit'*nt8  In Ajjici-uja,   Wn Havo a Wat-fainf-ton ofllco.  Pittmt* takon tlirauf-h Aluuu & Oo. rewire  $e*ww r'.otlco in tbe  8CIENTIFIG AMERICAN,  tmatHttulty. Illustrotad. Jnrsont circulation of  wy solenu tic jour hi*.!, weekly, torrn������ 13,00 o yoari  ftl.60 nix mouths. Specimen coplnsand iLiiOi  JJWB OJ������ I'ATi'NTH nont froe.  Address  MUNN   &  CO.,  361 Ut'oduwn.\, Ni������w York*  to to  JOHN  McLEODS  (���������J-*?.  (    i'l  MAftf  11   is  u _w���������,,.  Heavy tli-.iut.su, ut  to  i''**;"  till nny On'.*!) i f*������������ Fit-n* or  iili->rt until!*).  WilXM,) iii������-'K.      Cu fibu.iani!.  For K-tlaomi-iin--*,,. r'ap-i* -ii -n^i'iit,  (glazing   and    Painting,      ooe  rtlwH'P. MuGhcGOR,  Cumberland Hotel.  THE AMATEUR REFOKMfiR.  He  Has  a  Set-to  With   *\n Offlclo-������s  Postal Clerk.  An oblong piece of colored paper,  printed and tilled out in due form nnd  signed by tbe postmaster at Morgan-  town, instructed the postmaster at ("hi-  ���������:ago to pay to Henry M. Gwilliams thi-  mm of $1.(53.  A tall, lanky person who had droppo-'  in at the postoflico presented this order  at the proper window.  The clerk read it through carefully and  lookod at the lanky person with some  suspicion.  "Are you Mr. Gwilliams?" he demanded.  "Yes, sir."  "IJ'm! Who sends the money to you?"  "Harrison Hilker, Morgantown, state  of Kentucky. Ho's a man, If I remem-  oer rightly, with a grizzly mustache,  wart on the east aide af his nose, sandy  complexion, blue eyeo, pleasing expression of countenance, pood talker, voted  for Bryan in 1900. but believes in the  gold standard. This money was sent to  balance a legal account of long stand-  loir"--  "1 don't care for any of that," hits?  posed the young man on the other side  of the glass partition. "Have you papers or anything of that kind about you  to identify you as the owner of this or-  der?"  "Hero's the letter it came In," said the  person professing to be Mr. Gwilliams.  "Yon can see the name on the lack of  the envelope."  "Anything else?'  "Oh, yes."  Here he laid the contents of the Inner  breast pocket of his coat before the  clerk. (  "That's a letter from a cousin in Iowa," he explained, pointing out the one  on top of the pile. "Roci'ipted bill from  pas company. Here's my bankbook  N'ame, I think, agrees with name on  postal order. Letter from client on the  west side. Involved in suit over line  fence. Invitation tp club banquet. Cir-  cular from proprietors of wire fence fac  tory offering to"������������������'���������'''  "I guess that'll do."  "I want you to be satisfied. It's a serl-  one thing to pay out a dollar and six bits  ���������or is It four",bits?���������to a total stranger  who hasn't anything but an honest face  and a few documents to recommend him.  Here's"- ' .'.*  "I told you I was satisfied."  "But I'm not. 1 want to make the  proof overwhelming."   '  He took n dozen or two of his proff*  slonal cards from; ii small morocco caul-  case and scattered them profusely about.  1 "''Timt,snrii_i���������lraW'^^  "but if I can, have the use of" your telephone I can' bring1' the office boy here in  ten minutes with h hundred more"-'  "Don't get funny. 1 told you. the, ideo'  . tificatJon was satisfactory."  "Quite sure?"   i  "Yes. sir." ���������'.)-.''"'  "Because if you nre not"���������  "Please let that lady behind yon"���������  "Ah! Beg pardon, ma'am. I'hope yon  will not have as hard a job in establishing your identity as I had."  He raised his hut. gathered up the order on tho cashier which the clerk h.id  shoved nt him, replaced his document!  in his various pockets und moved toward window No. -*>.���������Chicago Tiibuna  Minino Journal  NOW m ITS tfia YL.R  Ttwi Int/llnnf ralnlr.B Txrl-'ifftt et  *.**"*> war*'J, wltli tint *niint!>-������t onuirtitl  si ���������Ji������tsii*/l������*'.*iM**;i! (,.ii.l������.'.<"i..i>.  ���������u-xwr'ntl^n $n.00 n yew i'rui'iKf-  ->������i   %  Ov-vltr t , M'ti-v.a ,    ****** *,.  *"'���������**������������������!! c/,py fit***.    ttfitld   ������*������f  Uumk  nmucATron omm  90* PterX .SIM.I, Ntw York  Ills  Ar,im,iont.  Tbo old geatlciti.-m showed bin dlspleas-  nre plainly.  "It Rci'ii*)- to mo," he snjd, "rather piJ������-  Biimptuoiifl for n youth in your pimitinn  to ask for my daughter's hand. Can ymi  adwnce any gonil reason why I should  (rlvi- my consent V"  "Yes, Bir," replied the young nuin  promptly.  "What?"  "i um comparatively modest and economical In the mutter of my pcrxnnnl ev  pcmlirui'c*, aud .l^think you will Iind me  less cosily to maintain than any other  Hiui-in-law you could very well pick outw"  ���������Chicago Vuhi.  Here He Is,  ���������'XVoll, I've JtiHt Huen tlio meanest  wan."  "Whnt did lie do?"  "He got a hull' t'nro ticket to Buffnlfl  nbout a month uj<*o, nnd imw hi-'n klrliinu  liecainse tlie inilriiiii! ���������.���������uiiipiiiiii'i' have n������-  diici'i) llie rule mj that everyl/ody elite <*;itl  go t'nr just ulioul what It cost him."-'  Chiciigo itei'oril-ili'i'filil.  I'<|llt|.   Jtl'iJ IH;it.  AnslntlH I'';,:lii-i ��������� I roil) lop of fltlill'S*'-'  Kfiy, .'.cry .litiii','  Mnry Jiiiii'   Yes, pujiii.  Afixkuii' Wat her   1.- il II o'clock yet?  ii li .'.v .111Me    Vi'i-., papn.  Aiixmiis ruin;' Well, give the yoilli*  nun my n . iiLnni* r. n ��������� I n-d- liiui U  I'iiu-llj "lu i' i!.i. Ciitit door from tho out  *iil������.���������t'lik'iiuo Ni<\vh.  fuitol I'rosiX'r'.tyi  ,   A    '"ivt |.V'!! j  v. 'in wi!.' r.hio Inelng*  tl   a   \\'ii.-l>iiii,'tnii Ktr.i'1   < ��������� ���������, rn-i' I'.'!   IiU  ��������� ���������  luu  nf  Ini������^   iv-mnrt   ni't'ij.. I   hi**   neell  ll'  11   M-lll'l'.  Olir   li.'l'lt   I'l'ivlll'v   |i:i������!'1ikh   WIIH   ''ind,  iliil le- M'iil iu- iiiuiiy n> fun, i ivr-1 ������������������ f ��������� ���������'<���������%  ,  tm ��������� ..it..,.    ������������������, i.,-,..,���������������,     ��������� ,  ' ';'   .    \     ���������': I ::<u\  ill "ll fit pil'l'l.  ! nioidii.  Von will timl ihiii iho nx'ii' resolve nit  to lie tiM'|e-> nud ihe hiiiii"-! ilenire to lie'''  -tt'i   pen-tic  uii,   in  tin. ijuii'licn:  in'|  i i|e|i<iiieM w������i>ri, iiupiovn- jrourMii.���������Ju---  "tit"' ill-  M.J.HENRY'S  Nurseries. Greenhouses  and    eedhouses.  \  Headquarten* ior Pacific Coast  Grown garden, flower and field  SjBIBJIDS  New crop now i������ nnd on  test in  ourGr-eiihoii-jeH      Ask  your mer  cbai t ior Uiem, in sealed packagee.  If he dueni'l iiandle fin'ii) we will  mail  50 ABBorted 5c Packages of Vegetable acid Fl������<v.(rr SpcO , (our uim soleo-  tion) miitablo fur B ������.' (larduus  For $1 00  SPECIAL PRICES ON YOUR BULK  'SEEDS  FOR    PRESENTATION  PURPOSES.  B.C. GROWN FRUIT AND  ORNaMENTAL TREES  Now ready for Spring ship'tient,  Extra nice stock of 2& 3 year  Apple Treet? @ $20 00 per 100  "    @   ,. $180 00 per 1,000  Mavnatd Plum, $1 00 em-.h  Jtaiiau Prune, 2 yr,fine, $25 per 100  Sugar Ptune, 2 yr. fine, $30 per 100  Full Ust of other stock at regular prices  No expeuHe, Iobm or ilclay of fumigation O'  insjjtotion Let mo price your liBt helnre  placing your  order  Gre-Mihoi-ne plant?, F'oral Wnrk, Bee Sup  ulieo, Fruit Paukaaes, Fortilizurs eto  Catalogue   Free.  STERLING SILVER TEA SET  QUADRUPLE SILVERPLAT-  ED TEA and COFFEE SETS  UAMJN'ETS for TABLE SILVER  SOLID GOLD WATCHES  LADIES and   GENTS   WEST-'  M1 iN St E R CHLM IN G C LOOKS  SOLID     GOLD     HEADED  GAAJSS  Desijitifl Surpa.-wd nowhere  Priced lower th������o elsewher  Inactiptian Engraving free and at  Short notice ""mmmmWmmmmw^  P.   STODDART.  Watchmaker   and  Jeweller,  dBftCeoimta'hlp.  My -rite is wulni* vyin.,' i fast.  Which ������e������iuiver/ quevr tu me.  for ihe htni't h������J a hinlidajr   J|  fiiACB wghteen oinety-thrc*.  Lesallied Lottery,  "iiarriage," said Snooper, "is ��������� lottery." ���������  t..' *  "Aiid a rich bride,*' added Sway back,  "is   a   capital   prlsse." ���������  -**-.1Qt-HHM������> ������u ���������*  *> i -  First-Claes Accommodation  .... at Beasonable Bates.  BEST OF WINES & LIQUORS.  S. SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.  Beared.  When the Shamrock with thp br*������z������t  Is inrllueil to lightly tliii.  Thru llie Yankee iilond ������I! In-uien,  And he hollen ere he's hurt  A Sir Dor*. "*������  SlKV-It's no use bothcrliiK tae, Jack;  I sliull marry whom 1 please.  \le~That's all I'm flBkinir you to d������^  ray dear.  You please me well enough.  Ooldearod.  It le the twilight ol the year.  Ant] through her wonUroui wide tbo4t  The ftutumn gocn, all tileiitlj-,  To light ber lamps along the roai  ' Mutual.  "I'm tired out," said the author.  "Never mlud," replied his f rleiid, "th������  public is in the same tix!"  M. J. HExMlY  3010 Westminster Road  "Va*tvtou\*:r E.. C.  Gm*V^wWm*sw'Wa9wmw9  When In Courtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Every convenience'foi\i������uestB.  TSTTDenfrei^HTjtrrt'or-Sportsme-a���������~|  Npne but the Best of Wines and  Liquurs  ���������at tha  liar..,'  RATES  RSaSOKABLE  ;'u I .i���������... e=^  John Johnston,  Prop  INTERESTING  INSTRUCTIVh  "CORREOT   ENGLISH-  HOW TO USE IT.'  A   Moi-miiA- Magazink  Dkyotkd  TO Till'.  Usk or 'English.  Jomkphine Thuck Bakes, Editor.  Partial Contents for this Month.  Oours'-'iii.Eu^li-ih for thr.Rn^itii.fr. j  l'oi'.r������e in English f������.r th*  .ulv-,uc������ul Pupil  . How t" ^crease.One's Vocabulary.  The A    of Ooaverw'ion.  iStiucld nnd Would:   How ������,<> Us. them.  -Prr)ntiuoiatioii8-(Gentnry"L>icti'"������uar"f)-:������������������^,  (Jorri ot Knglish i:>   be' i-i-'in������-.'  Correct E gli������h iu ti o ,Suh-<*il,  What to Say ^n<t Wlnr Not to -Say.  * Durst- iu L*"'- r-Writing ������'id Puuctaafciou  Alphab'r'ic I'SU of Ab!,ir������viii'ioniet  i-a-iin^.- K-;e*l*-*"h for 'he Bi'daem Man  tl'impo'iud vi'.ifUi'   Ho* to Write Them.  Mudui- in English Liwrature.  $1 a Year   Send 10c for sample copy  j<JRi'E(t ENGI>H, Evanston.'lll.  Looks Sonplclons.  b tt a sign or is It not,  And one that needs attention di)*.  Thai when the oaehier buys a yacht  Uo means to be a skipper togt  Correct.  Hungry Hawkins���������What is ft floating  debt, Tommy?  Tommy Tatters���������A steamboat with ������  mortgage on it  Bfay Be Ranrntngr Bills,  There's many a deep deception to j  1 his world sod its affairs.      ' '* /  And it Isn't *������/��������� to juriuv a msa  By ths clothes his darling weirs. ;  CntielualTe.  Str������>t Car Coiuluctor���������So yon thloK  A'yU ought to ride for half fare?  Uti> K-llthr-Yes, sir; I'm a twin. .  WILLIAMS BROS        :  Liverv Stable;  -    Teams--ikks and Duaymen   '.-  ;     SlNULR  ANP    DoOHJ.K   KIG"i     ���������  '.    fok  Hiuk.    All Ohdbiis   ',  ���������    Phompuv   ATTBJJPK)  to    ;  : Third St., Cumberland,B c!  When in Cm������bnplaiifl  ,T,i ������������������ ��������� ������������������-,,������  i  nm   ~������������������-~, ��������� 'Wi ������������������i - ���������!.���������>. ���������      ��������������������������� ������������������ i - H.FIH -���������m  STAY AT THB   VEMWME.  t&    All, ("ONVl.NIKM'KH  Wil  GUHMTS,  Twk Hah in Simtuku with  Best Liquors and Cigars  0 (i   NNKK  8T1I01I CRAWFORD  C01TRTKNAY. B.C.,  iJRKEDER of    olstein Cattle, Chester White Pijjf*,,' Btirre-d fMymoui  Rnckj, &c, ���������  "Will* (lie Lau-al Apoloirlea.  Lei ihs (lirrid hut d������ his duty,  ���������~A*.j!a!ie^-iiUjJ.iwt_bn*_'wn^tu,s!aj-'_  Will lola IU (tiul Ukeliic Ar*b.;~iV  and as silently snesk away  1  A Hnpny Hcdlnm,  "Was their marriage a sut'c-'SH?**  "till, yes; tlirough Il������'they both met  others whom they really loved."  Hot G-afltr.  "What are you doiug tht*r*>?" Rhontoil  the ni������ht -vatohiuao to the fi'llow vho ;  hud lnokon into a tobacco Htnrt>,  "W(>||." rwpliod the buritlar, "I diiln't  renll,v think thorp wna any Inw iiiriniist  a follow ta king ft little ���������uuff/'-Y-JUkt-rf j  BtatKHman.  ^  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES,  . ,&M01iM , .  "CUBAN    BLOSSOM1,  A UNION-MAl������K ClUAR  ROM   THK--  Cuban Cigar Factory  BI. J, BOOTH, Propri-itoY,  ������wiwii������������ai*in������  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOtiOC  c  o  w  o  c.  o  *.,  o  Livery j  AND  i  Teaming  O  0  o  b  c  c  I..  .lll'.l*.  l'l>->*iii**t*������ )ir<   \tt iMMH   who ()i*of-������*-a to  tciiy til" "?:i-t I- - nf ln.-it.'riiii tliillKr,  <���������,,( niiiin! timl i Wiv*,   l>''lii>l's������ uml tee.a  ..���������   > o ������������������ ..i >i.    ���������  ...'   .:. t..r   '..,!���������; I     F ,;  MUijilc. w -str,- ut vet til; Wi-iitilyf ������K*'-  ������������������ ', ���������': "���������  *'���������:  '  "������������������������:���������      It"'-  !.���������;,!  fti.'I  VtUii t.'.ll wo 'O. if v,   .i     Ui'   would hit   ]  ji    Tli.Ti''   ."luiii'thiit.: in iho hlivw, fur I  u\;ry utio       (ai������   that  Ihu  mimi  has I  m;������ h to 'lu *.vjtu th.i iToixlitioo  of the i  holy,   tt in uiUirt-ly poniiihlH t<������ cure I  some dimnfm hy j^rmi-kntly l*lio-*ibg  V'.l.iv ihui Uv> J-.v.-. *'.J4.U-. U.������d liClilVg rtCCOlli-  ii.Kly IiQtaUiatladlM-wiUnot-fttMffO  tnch trefttincnt  *   I am prepared   to  f*..*r.���������"!!' H ,*{t'"'it-h 1-vtVrt;  and do Teaming at  reasonable rates.  I). KI LP AT RICK  Cl.'MHKUUNI) Z  5 OOUOC OOOOOOOOdOOO j  c  /���������'  &  Union  BJL'b&XJElIL.   C  :  otel  Pnop-Riai.  Kuxii-li 4 x HUHTON iiivv4ys on lap i also, ihafatnouii Mll.V^MUKKB /  BEKKS-AuhciiHiir, Ki-li������u'������i', Habitat, *������. "QUO OBKV BlfiAItU" /  HUOTOU WIIIMK.Y,        B������ot Wmeii And Liquorft of nil kiadi,  The Biiardinn ami Loi!giu|j Dipiirtmnil, umlnr tho iiiiinr-dltt* nuperwitc/iileiiflu <W Uu  Uuvi������', will Im> f'.itinrt Kirct ulaH' in ������vnr' rwpootk ;  RATES,  |1 oo per Amy MVwnTi������,  Campbell's : BAKERY  A Flno flelftotion of OAKI38 *\w*y* oa hand,  FRESH BREAD avsry duy.  Order** for SPECIAL OA.K&IS promptly itt������nd������d to,  J  Dunsmuir Avenne,  (nfflberlaml, n  THE Cl* MUF.FI A J* P NEW 8  Issued Every Tuesday,  rj< B. AKDERSC**-,     -   , -     -      MGK  The ooluinoa of Thr Nkws are op**-i to all  ���������ho wish to express therein views o ma v-  twri of publio intr rest.  While wo do aot hold ourselves re onsi-  bit for the utterances of correspondent*, we  eaatv. the nghti ol declining to iuser'  oininnnioatiuns unnecessarily personal.  W BDNESDAY,    Match  7    J906  Ksauimait & Uanaimo It)  /-���������('���������������'' ���������*���������.������,  s. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.'  VICTORIA- CC "MIOX       EOVTE  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling  at   Nortl\ Saanich  Cowichan Bay,   Maple  Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  0: passengers offer.  Leaves Nf������na.mo Tur.sday, 5 p.m,, for  Union Hay and Comox.  Le '.ves Comox Werinesday, 8 a.m., for  Union Bay and Nuiaimo.  Leaves N.\naimo Thursday, 7 a.m . for  ,    Comox .md way port*:  Leaver Com.ix Friday, 7. sun.', for N;i-  naimo nnd wny pons.  S'filK from I-Vinai'iio Fridav, 2 p.m., for  Victoria, c.-.!linf* at Kuper'.and Thetis  ishnds, Crofton. Maple Bay, Conich-  an Bay and North S.iamch when  freight and passengers offer  North S-unich  wheru tide and weatht-r  conditions  permit.  VANCOUVER - NANAIMO - LABT  SYITB   BOUTi;  ^^r-^"i"H-*i^H-,^-~W'^*"^'''^H-H^  SPORT  ^Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  RODaiTdGUN  It you like to read of tbe experiences of  anglers, sbooiers snd campers or yachting;  or if you are interested In country lite, ask  your newsdealer for Forest and Stream,  or write for free specimen copy, or send  twenty-five cents for four weeks' trial trip.  ���������Forest and Stream is a large illustrated  weekly lournsl, which contains the following  departments:  Came Bait and Gun.      Natural History,  Sea and River Fishina*. Yachting  Tbe Sportsman Tourist, Canoeing  Rlflo and Trap, Kennel.  W. tend tree our catalogue of the best boohs  oa outdoor life and recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM PUB, CO.  346 Broadway. New York City.  ; ��������� . ' -���������    a  i A BOOK THAT NO PARMER CAW  I AFFORD TO BE w THOUT  Compiled by the Agricultural Editors  of the Family Herald and Weekly  Star of l&ontrnzl,   at tiio request  of      Hundrads       of    Benders,  tier Oood  Bntinets  Bead.  "You say she is a good business woman?"  "Oh. splendid. Incomparable. She lets  absolutely nothing drive business out  of lier tifiui Why. just before Harold  started for Europe he proposed to bor  by letter aud asked her ,to telegraph'  ber answer."  ������������������Well?"  -���������Well, most people -would have tele  gruplied'-'Yes'' or 'No, but alio hud  enough ot a business hc.-id to *v!re. 'It  nffords me great pleasure to say yes to  you.' thus preventing the lelnj/nipli  company from geliing any .advanva;.*;c-  of ber lu charging for a teu word mos  t-Uiitf," i j  Si*'.ls from Nanaimo for Vancouver  dvly, excppt S'.t.tur������!avs and  f-'imcl-us   7  A 111. ��������� '"��������� V  SViils from Ns-nairno for Vancouver,  Sat irda- -, at 8 *>,m.  Sails from Naii.������in>fl f������i i.sdyfn itb,  Ftidays ancl.Satuidays a* ;,.3��������� p.m  Sail-- from Ladysmith ' for N-nauno,  Saturdays at 6 a.m.  Sail*, from Vancouver for Nan.iinio  daily, ftxcr.pt Saturdays and Sundays ->\  I,jo p.m.  Sails from V-mcouver for Nanaimo.  Saturdays al 2.31 p.m.  TIMK TABLE  EFFECTIVE  OCTOBER  2Ut   HUB.  VXOTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  Ve, 2-Dally. N-. J--rt-n  a.m. cu  Da. 0(K) Viov.ria D������ '* < u  *<   9.28 ..(Vldntwtm    ..." :i?h  " lO.!M Ki-..ift'������    . ... " 4'-'*  ������������������ ll.OO.       .  .IluuuiiuV     " 5.00  p.m r v,  ������������������ 12U6.. ,H������i������*I������i**  " (US!  At 12.63.. Wbilinftea..... Ar. 6./N  WmliLlflW 'V TO VXOTOBIA.  Ve. |-Uail N.< S- ������uu<tr.-  A.U, A.M.  De.  I.W ,,W������llin-{Um., , I)*. 8 0  ������������   8.20 N.niainn"  "   SI'1  JO 02 Du.i'.ri'i  ������������������   3.I.V  " 10.42 Ki-tnlg'.  "   6 30  ������������������ HIS .......Colib-irrtm  "   6.S2  Arl'2 08 Vidtorift  Ar 7.0j  Thouiwtjd Mile ������uul Commutation Te-  keti on sale, good over rail and Me,ii.,ei  linen, at two and one-half rents per mile,  Special trait)* and sieamern for Kxcur-  dons, and reduced rites for parties mny  b������ arranjjed foi on application to thr  Dut. Pass. Agent at Victoria.  The Company reserves the rijjht t" .  ���������tonnge without previous notice, steamers 1  * tailing dales And hours of sailing.  Jt*n.ur*,i(in 1 a neit, 011 .vain in/m ,iwi io  all .SiiiltoriH, good tor guiiix jihiiiic> ti,o-  urdayind  Sunday, returning not later  than MomUv,  J W. TROU"P, Ow. Hup. h V, n.,s������{ 8n,  O. L. t OUHl^KY, l������i������t- J'n. ������ i-������m, Ag  KOT10B.  Riding on locomotivp* Ami   rm)  way orm ol  the   Union  OoiHery  Oompany hy an*/ pcraon  .ir  per  ���������on���������������������xcept train crew���������ic strictly  prohibited.   Employee* art* subject todiitnipsiii fur allow?rip Nun?  Br order  Knaxi'ir D. Littif  Manager.  ilnau't  Stopiic'd Since.  "Jones U a t-hi-ouic c-aiuiiilate. To  my Certain cmuiu knowledge he wua  rLiiu:h������! thirty. ,vciU'sn;-o."  "When was ihui V     (l  "Iu the \vai'.;"-Atliintn Constjtntlpn.  0 .%'o������ in uiu i.iup.  ^hp-doctivr~������ii.v^hik-\rife-bas-a-bad-  fit tlmt he can'i got hor out -if."  "In ihui '"sn ?'.''������������������ ���������"'���������'���������':'  "Yes.   It's all her dressmaker's fauft-'  '������������������Pbilnilelphia Bulletin.  ��������������� -yumamw iMAva^mUi^rst^xJttw^v^  ^OT^-fiG^  Cumberland  Hobef ~  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  ANU SECOND STl-tEET.  CUMBERLAND   B.C.  Mks if, H,. Pikkt, i-'rup'i'i'etresti.  When in Gum ber! a nd be si ire  aiid/'Kiuy .it thi' OuniberJtind  H-itel, B'i'r-'t-Ohu-sis Accomoda--  tiou for traii^'erii and pai'man-  out btur.k'n*. -  Sample Rooms and PuDlic Hail  Run in Conriectj'.-n with  Hot-ji1'  iUtes from $1.00 to $2,00 jwf  ciny  0  H  <  ri  H  4  c  y.  ?i  c.\  C;  <\  5:  <ii  0  B  H  h  Po  N I       I  K'   *m\  3*  -H   '     O  Cf)  LU  I  earn*  o  13  IT   CAN ,BE HAD  FS&EE  The most complete Faimers'  Handbook a<d Veterinary Guidv.  ever issued,   Simple and prac  tieal in''."i mation of the greatest  value to everv i'a.mer. ,  r . ..  Three hundred and fifiy-eighi  jt.'bjccf'a dealt with; evtiy one 01  iofce; e-.*r and many of them illus-  i*rated.  Our Special  Offer  \V<- off r h.full yenr'-- ���������uibscnptior:  " the Uumbkuland Nkvvs, a full  v-wB Vul)8crii"i<iii"io': thai areateft'  i-;,i t'U Weeklies, the jiWulv Herald  utld Weekly .Star, of Montreal,' in-  > 'iidi!i������    tlieir   -beautiful... -V-uire.  The drink of strong men; and healthy women   ���������  UmonBreweryBeer  Is The Best  Bottled of in  Barrels.  The UNION BREWING Co.,      Nanaimo B.C.  mmaaaVmWMmzamajgmntiiauimj-v^nirMjvmi.Tiiji itr������iiwgBrm^^T-������^^,^vr^BrwW^^  Obtainable in Packets aluo ih bulk.       The be-n-vaiufl in, the market.  lyOCA'L AGJCNTS���������CuMBiiRL^b,  Courtenay,  Messrs Napiek & Partridge.  M.'Bsra JV McPhbe & Sou.  .THE-HUDSON'S .BAY-CO.,  iltSTRlBUTING AGENTS, ':        VICTORIA, B.C  ������������������^*uaafl������gja������>^t1j*������^w>i������tn^,rtMw^t.������.il1| , ,r -||tWim-mi  ���������'Qt'i^ti��������� A'-f x..' tirir.-.'. Her Gru   ..ichilil  :t'f) and''b <i--'v. ������1*id a copy ,f luThi:  farmer'-*  Manual  arid   Vi'terib-iry  (���������5iiidt-",'.-ill  f<.r $2 DO.    'AV sample    $  "ipy of thu picjiure and b' ok oan be   X  .1 -bi'i at ihiti (.iHr'*.. ' ; X  <S>:  1\.  ���������BMawffl-www-jjff^tfiwrwirjiB^sfM-^  iiinj.Mfimm-iiniiwirfcaai  (papdnese  craihfc  'mr.-u-ihifo. 1  ���������ii-i-ww-^ 11 iWMwiiiiMijM'<������-<p--tu-n-������ja^^ Jn������n^va������n������^*rtt  m* nJUBiiMrtJi-o ea*\A  G������nf' SuitH and Ladys' Tnilurrd  Oodturao.- n-atiy finished  Cumberland '    B. C. ��������� ^'    ������"> r^tef-t. fashion--.    CharoeH.Ri-a-lii,.  V',-JW-������I--'I'>^-|'--}*''{-*J4tJ-'������|-'T*-|^*^������f^  vt*ir,Kma>-wr.i������muui������ -^ir-"T���������riimi������������-f  No. 1    JAPANESE TOWN.  .ISJUl���������!  <5������  <*>  <J>  <{>  4> <^<������J<������>������><^*^><^<^<^<^<^'^  The (.-treat Englith limxedy.  Cook's Cotton IRoof Compoand  ���������'NiSV*"xriL. A P^tifa ciri'fl lor alHorma at'   Ta  OX)EE A COLD IN OWE T"������j^Y  >\^%������'-S9*. Si-xnal V.*o'.-J*bc--*, Mnnt-U ami -t" r a"mT,? 1; .IiTviii Vim ii V ' /> 1'  '���������iloiAse nrrtiTi thorn V/otrv, JMiaalontt, fiver 1 J"-''^AaAIIV K MhO viOtiUlM .**!]<��������� (iib-  ��������� lierrhoiu, Impoteneu, Bwota of ,Abnno oir ;l' j A,I ilriimd'r.' rofn..il tli-j nioiu.v j.f it  ���������.���������cow, all of which lead to Coiisuju'itlon, \fMU '0 iniro. ' IS, W. (J-rovo'u niunuturo iu  ��������� armlty. liihiwlfcy Miclftn eiii'H-Ki'ttvo.   Prlas '  ��������� ������������������ ,i, i���������.v    ,ik��������� i* a"    "  ;'orplf'r���������i>h;fnri?5.  One wh\plmm,H)xwM \  v eiy-m box,.   2Ue.  .-,*.   f!i,>li'')>j/rtlIi1n'.i'*,(fJ''fc7 <ii. l.vi.il-.-...! In-ilfitu  .:r���������������T'-J nn vol*' il 1 '*. of jih-'u, Wrt t c for 1. '���������!* inplili-',.  1 iiVoO'J M'otliolrse 06������������ Wiauaii.-, (juwt*io, I  , The only BHftH'flVtunhnonthly  '.jJVi-gv^u^Tj. mr-linlnepD whioh vomprt c-iri  Kii\i#iH#M aepunti, Sulci iu twu dofcToeu ol  (���������;���������! :Mt$it;Zr Htrength���������No. 1, for ordinary  '&J*Z%/Z${ "'"'���������"'.T-' P^rfcox; No, a, 10 de-  f*^**^     y ^'.*t������i htronRor for Spaoin"  K."*;**>        >*���������' l '���������'"���������^'."���������'l *.���������<",*.'wy.v, .Si?/(2 ti/oil  .   * ���������    ���������.   i d-mapid*. yUk tor Cook'H'Cot-  /     , /" t<m Rtjot Cowpouad; tako *o<j  '      ''J Bui;:'.-;*. .'.;���������..-.  I  I-  00  . ''iuuimi������mwu^)iimMn(i������ i -ii������ninij ninmnimu nun imhih nm  Tlio Caak Mectlolno Co..     Windsor, Ontario.  t"Hmwm\uMaxrA<aijjnM,*,**M\nvxtra+s*mttt,MMMix  Hi  I  tn  P  duBklaM  ir  W^l  ,1^'. ?$  i' "1 '"���������'     * '  fct*<V*ttu\  fe" r^'^VAi ."V, ���������'..-*/������������������ '.  It^'-VVV^Vi'"';*      * i  te"#^'-������������������'������������������':  gRW^>'.f;iJ  i4~>m'?3m  1.0- " .     - f.,H''-������f^  '.' ^i^*m^  -vi '''i^''-' ,.>*(  "v.i'jj  ���������ii^j^fj*^  .���������t-M^'IsilV-i  _r,������ ' "tW  ^''"���������'-^  ^  *       }!  3  lis ������f Se4>i  ������  ;cii  t iii^kie������#  Tne HUDSON 8 BAY OO,  bole Agents tor B. Q. Woman's  Greatest Need  At the Critical Period of hei* Life and How  is Best Supplied By  DR. CHASE'S NERVE FOOD  it  We are sometimes"asked why Dr  Chase's Nerve Food is so siK'-VJ-ssful  In curing the ailments peculiar to  ���������Women, and this is  ths explanation:  The -feminine organism is a regular  "^etivork of nerves, and consequently  ffquires an enormous quantity of rich  Curtailing blood.  . At the critical times such as the  ijawn of womanhood, the child-bear-  Utg and nursing age and the change  Of life, nerve force is consumed at a  tremendous rate.  The blood is drawn owov from  Itfhnr parts of the body, and the result  Is neuralgic pains and aches, failure  pf. the digestive system, and a rundown condition of the body generally.  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food supplies exactly what is most needed at these  times���������the very elements from which  rich blood and vital nerve force are  made.  Women who suffer from weakness  nnd irregularities,  from painful periods and  distressing headaches, from  tired, wornout feelings,  and the dis-  ��������� ardors of digeston, will be surprised  at the benefits obtained from the use  u<" the great food cure of Dr. Chase.  Mrs. George Fuller, Lakeland, Man.,  writes,--"I am very glad to be able  to state that 1 have received great  benefit from the use of Dr. Chase's  Noiive Food. It has cured me of nervous headache from which I used to  be a great sufferer and I am no longer  troubled with twitching of the nerves  in the arms and legs that I used to  have as soon as I went to bed. I am  grateful for this cure and shall always recommend Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food to anyone suffering as I did."  It is well worth your while to put  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food to the test,  and, while the blood and nerves are  being revitalized and the form rounded out, note your increase In weight,  so that you may have positive proof  of the blood-forming value of this  great medicine, 50 cents a box, at all  dealers, orEdmanson, Bates and Co.,  Toronto. Portrait and signature of  Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous receipt  book author, on every box.  CONCERNING COMPANY.  .Perfect     and     Genuine     Hospitality  May Be a Very Simple Matter.  As a rule, the chief anxiety of a hostess seems to be how she shall feed her  ���������guest. Now, while food is necessary  and good, it is not the most important  thing in life, and a visitor ought t.o  care more for the society of her hostess than for an elaborate dessert or  complicated dish. It is of course only  natural to wish to give our friends the  best,, but lot it be the best of ourselves  rather than of material things.  The most perfect hospitality I ever  experienced was that of a college chum  Who,   some   years   after   graduating,  A BACK NUMBER.  "managed TogerTE*ee^lirssnrate"s-to-  gether for a couple of days at her summer home. On her way up from the  -station she said: "The market here is  not very good, and Hannah is the plainest of plain cooks, but we will eat just  what she provides, for I am not going  to waste any time on food while you  ���������sre here. 1 want to "spend every minute enjoying you, for wo may never  be all together again." So we had an  abundance of simple food and were  perfectly happy in seeing each other.  We four hnve never been together  again, and it. is probable that we shall  never have such another opportunity,  but. we look book on those, two days  ond (Vol that we have had ono perfect  visit. The guest who ls worthy of being entertained at all conies to see you  uot to on I your food or to upset your  ordinary ways of life. The tendency  is to niiiko it nil too nuii'li a mutter of  ��������� show rather tliun of friendship,  Jt Is no wonder that our maids do  - not I'tx-i'ivo  (lie iiiiiiotiui'i'iiient of op-  ��������� proiii'liinu ''oiiipaiiy with entluislnsin.  Why, iiiili'v'il, t-lioiilil ihey- All tho  troiil'lt' ('.ills to their i������Iij.hv anil nono of  the I'liJnyiiH'iil. Moreover,''iiiiich of the  trouble i*- ��������� suite uiuii'i'i'ssiii'y. 1 know  a fninlly where nil tlie "waiting on  table" onliti.'irily nifiiirei] of the one  maid Ih to remove the dishes between  the roust nud the Uesnert, with no more  uniform than u clean apron over her  calico (JroHs: but, when there is company, behold a startling r-hnnge! The  usual plain dinner of two coursi-s is  expanded by the mUlilioii of .soup,  salad and colfee, and tlie iiinlil, hustled  Into some Mat of lilm k uarnionts, has  to c-oolt (he meal und also serve It an  It idle were "leennd girl" instead of  "general houscwi'il'." Is It any wonder that company Is nol considered an  unmixed bh-Hslng In that kltchi-n?  It I* delightful to hnve our uumla  tileoly served by tt xvoll trained Wlllt-  yen*, but if we nre not neeiiHtonu'd to  no doing every day any depiirliiro from  our usual iiu'lliods is sure to prove un-  uatlsfuctory. It in largely our own  fault if wu make hospitality a burden  to ouiseives utul others. It ought to be  tlio Bouree of tho purest pleiiHtiro.--  Kthol William;- In Mostoti Cooking  Bcbool Magazine,  Why the Ilule and  Hearty Old Gentleman I'elt Sud.  "Son-in-law of mine, too," groaned  the hale and hearty old gentleman,  "as bright a young fellow as 1 ever  knew. I loved him as though he were  my own flesh and blood. 1 never got  such a throw down from the time I  began to work at 50 cents a day to the  present time."  "You always fold me that he was a  veritable Napoleon of finance."  "So I did, and so he is." And the old  gentleman made a sorry attempt to  laugh. "And 1 encouraged him in it.  1 must admit that. I literally  !THmmeairim^liini*:thut-busiues3~was-  business and that sentiment, friendship, even relationship, had to be put  aside when it came to striving for  money."  "But what has he done? Nothing  criminal?"  "Taken me at my word, the world  will say. I'm going to retire. I'm out  ���������frozen out. You know the factory  in which i have my biggest investment  and controlling Interest?"  "Certainly. It is coining money, and  your salary as president Is $20,000."  Here the old geutleman groaned  again. "I went away for a vaeatlou.  What more natural than that my son-  in-law should vote my stock? I gave  bim authority to do so, and I've uo  doubt that the young rascal recalled all  that I had told him. lie elected himself president, chose his own board of  directors and Increased the sulnry of  his. position $5,000 per annum, lie just  jollies tne when I take him to task and  tells mo I should have no cures for tho  rest of my life, I'm simply turned out  to pasture. My, what ii boy ["-Detroit Free Press.  IIOItlltllCNM    l.OVO,  "How niiu-li do you love rue?"  ll wa:' a thrllllii',' nioniont for Bertram, but, gazing ioug Into the pas-  tdoimlo cy*'2i of tii" bcinUl'til eroutuvo  who spoke, he did not quail.  "I lovo you so much," ho replied,  "lluil in view of my own ^lior'oomiii'-.-"**,  in view of llie iiiiei'i-taiiit.v of life, lliy  income, which ougln to lie double, but  i.ii'i; of the increased cost of living,  ihe price of ew*. tiieiit mid iiilik never  having been hi'*)ier; of the terrllilu  tin-!-���������milkers' Ulli I 1'cnl about In the  papers- Indeed, to make It short, of all  the financial perils of modern life 1  Ime you, darling, iiluwihor too much  to marry you,"  Then it was that the proud beauty,  unable to restrain herself, threw her-  Nell' bodily into Iiis arms,  "lUll'llllg," Hhe iiiui'liilireil, "you llllVt  st ond the test. I am yours for the next  three weeks."- 1'iick.  Tim flo*' of the Ar-fttnienti  "���������;*>������ js,., :.':. '..:.- ���������.-���������������������������ve two-fit**.****  fcy Un- j-r.md ywy'i"  "Yes,"  answered  Mr,  Dustln StttX,  ���������'but we hnd the bout of tho Rruument  from the very nturt.   Wo eould afford  to lone the <im.������ better than tho tnem������  htaa y������' ;!.   ���������......! j"." "1 tvero alee  I* a position to moke up any losses by  ���������dVAwliig prieeM."���������Washington Star,  JIIrIiI In Mt-rmiinvUI#>,  ������������������Did you put out the ���������������������������iuSnIj?" asked  Mi**". "Mennaii  "Yes," r--|ii-.il Mr. Mcminn; "but It  thnt 'lo'-ft-'i ���������������������������..������������������n't unit liaylut- nt tht  moonO.-'- I'll never got nny H!������-f-p."���������  Judge.  I-r������������i������f nf ltl������ t.ntr.  Antlou* M..!li**t Are yoil quite tart  fminu' I'ltstilei'-h lovesi you, dear?  "Pretty Uauyht.'!* ������tf r<mr������*������ 1 ita.  fie fltw;ir< l"<t" - p!.'.-i-**������l w!i<������0 I ting  4>ia>V-l>cUo.t TiVbiiua  Tli������   Klml   of  < lntlK-*.  "Now, boys," said ihe sehoolntastor  during an exuininaiion In tfeogniphyi  "whnt Is the axis uf the earth?"  fnhnnv raised his hand promptly.  ������������������Well, Johnny, how would you txe-  Kerllio It?"  ������TUo axil of the earth," snid Johnny  proudly, "Is nu iin.u'.ii.irj Hne wlileti  passes from one pole to the otber and  on -which the <wlli r<nolv<>M."  "Very good!" **X'').i)tiio*l the teuiue*.  "Now, could you hang clothe* on tliut  Hue. Johnny V  "Yen, sir," was the reply.  "Indeed!" said Hi������������ -----imiti'-r, dUnp-  ���������fiolntetl.   "And wluii soil of -lothesT'  "lmu|iiU'.������r.v ������\ii,,.->., *,,,"  Mnmti*'t������.  Mutanxs* Inlet, Florida, wn* iiwn<4  by Menendi-'*' to ������.iiunK'niorite hi* <d<v  tory over IJllxiut    Ttio word moan*  "m-issaere."  Lonar Flight by TSlght.  Nearly all small birds make their  long flights by night, spending the daytime quietly feeding and resting, so  tbat if on any day in May the treetops  are full of flitting little warblers it is  no sign that the following day will find  them still there. Some kinds, like phoe-  bes, song sparrows, meadow larks and  bluebirds, come very early���������as soon as  the snow is all gone and the south sloping hillsides begin to feel warm and  "smell of spring."���������St. Nicholas.  Fresh From the Gardens ,  of the Finest Tea-producing Country in the World  lid If Illlll  Nothing of the Kind.  "Now, sir," said the advocate, cross  examining a witness, "your auswers  are not satisfactory. I am afraid you  are slightly ambiguous,"  Witness (with great Indignation)���������I  am uaething o' the kind, sir. I'm a  strict teetotaler.���������London Tit-Bits.  CEYLON TEA-*   Black-   Mixed or Green- is  Pure- Delicious and Wholesome.  Bold in Lead Packets On y,      40c, 50c, and 60c nor lb. By all  Grocers.     Highest Award St. Louis,  1904.  SuNpiclon-i.  Junior Fartuer���������The bookkeeper has  beeu married nearly six months now  Senior Fartuer���������Well? Junior Partner  ���������Well, he hasn't asked for a raise In  salary. Senior Partner���������Heavens! We'll  have to have bis accounts examined.  Sunlight Soap is better than other  soaps, but is best when used in the  Sunlight way. Buy Sunlight Soap  and follow directions.  Those who believe all they hear  generally tell all they know.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   .Diptheria  The Potter's Wheel.  An examination of "the earthen vases  found at Troy and elsewhere shows  that they must have been turned on a  potter's wheel, Just as are those nowadays.  Fox River.  Fox River, 111., was culled by the Indians Annemosing, "place of the young  foxes."  Minard's  Liniment Cures   Garget   in  Cows.  A train from Fenny Compton.War-  wickshire, England, to Kineton arrived at its destination twenty min-  ut.es _late one day recently, in consequence" of a HOTse~trotttni;"1n���������front  of the train the whole way.  TAKE  NOTICE.  We publish simple, straight testimonials, not press agents' interviews,  from well known people.  From all over America they testify  to the merits of MINARD'S LINIMENT, the best of Household Remedies,  MINARD'S LINIMENT CO., LTD.  Life is short at best���������and perhaps  that is the best thing that can be  said about it.  The buying of experience does not,  always prove a paying investment.  M nard's  Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  Miss Elizabeth Hunt, living in  Brooklyn, N. Y., reached her 105th  year recently. Her birth date is  ,well authenticated. The old lady,  who is in good health and excellent  spirits, celebrated her birthday by  travelling to Merlden, Connecticut,  where she has some relatives, She  waa taken to the railway station ln|  a motor, the flrst time she had en  tered such a vehicle.  0, rtt-Vr't Until  SlllfBflt I  . yofontber. li*������l my aon  Uiuirn wan lakondown with  t'nmnnrmlft. 'rwophfitclnni*  i., ������,..,��������� !iM������nri>r*i htm, lie  Iny tne threo inonin* -unu*a  like a iteiirt child. HU lunm  ticvaino m) nwolleti that hl������  henit wm prei-tod over lo  tho right *Me. .**lt"iri*thor  lttiiiili we jNt'il llll) tu iho  d-M-ior*, ������(iff hII I ho time h-i  wm KftUtur wortwi, Wo  commuH-iiit the I>r. Mlocmtni  v....,.,���������������������������.. Tiw ���������.���������tfo.'C "-',  *-''������---U>rfiil. We i*aw ������ di/fer-  litre ii< two liny*. Our bfty  i* ���������������������*H m������i -ii.,i.rt im,, ,,,,,1  niil-iio t'lijoy lifo n������ Uic lull  ,'m| h.m Rat t.tk������ii n ill i,int  stii-il.t'!i'<'- ^':;W'���������J ttiAt llrjid-.  Mid*. A. <*>. FiMiu.n,  Vetrni'irt'tit, Ont.  Wrmrtf* Liniment  Curt*  Dittemptr  THE  guiding mm  What a ray of hope to the ttormhc&ba awrlnera ic tlio  pier head Wf bt  It tell* them of aatety nnd pence after bitnc itonned and  bu(Ti*te<l by tho angry nnd cruel ware..  V :.. ;���������-'������������������ "���������? '*ii.������-v������if>o-i tiirv ���������*��������������������������� uti-wtT rtrtftlnr tomeri*  aome &ani.iov*a rock whon rradddnlf the Uch^ouM aenda  forth IU trlendlr bnum. Mrtnff tham from dMth and  do-itniL'tloit nnd fuldlnd Ibjm lata lb������ harbor.  How many -mircrem thcr������ ore drifting* through the ��������������������������� et  alckntrM and betiitf tmffotod hy tho waves af lll*h*������!<b.  Yet if only nicy will look they can Ami the beam ol knowl*  edzo ilttilriflr to miMrt them into tho harbor of baallb and  happfi-������������t.  Mrnintt KNowirnoR ba������ -wincM r-iYcntNre,  K, 'nrfi r>n\ i������<-ni"t^nl o������rti for fmntmam*., tXmntiay, La*  Orlop*. CnmtnmeUam, Chill* iukI tf.tr.ta, hmmektUa,  and mil Tliroal .ir.i*. Immi XromXtUt.  PSYCIUM   (Pronounced S������.k#������n)   . %���������*������������������ *Uf������������f la P������vrkla������ Th* Ofaaleil ������f all Yoalci  All Drij-jilil*        On* Hollar      ������>��������������� Trial  Ol. T. A. HOCLH, Md., I Tii tUSO &1. HCSf. r;)ROM(J. C47MDA  EARN CASB  In Your Leisure Time  If you could start at once in a business which would add a good round  sum to your present earnings���������without INVESTING A DOLLAR���������wouldn't  you do it?  Well, we are willing to start you in  a profitable business and we don't ask  you to put up any kind of a dollar.  Our proposition is this: We will  ship you the Chatham Incubator and  Brooder, freight prepaid, and  toil Pay No  Cash Until  After 1906 Harvest.  Poultry raising pays.  People who tell you that there is no  money in raising chicks may have tried  to make money in the business by using  setting hens as hatchers, and they  might as well have tried to locate a  gold mine in the cabbage patch. The  business of a hen is���������to lay eggs. As  a hatcher and brooder she is outclassed. That's the business of the  Chatham Incubator and Brooder, and  they do it perfectly and successfully.  The poultry business, properly conducted, pays far better than any, other  business for the amount of time and  money invested.  Thousands of poultry-raisers���������men  and women all over Canada and the  United States���������have proved to their  satisfaction that it is profitable to raise  chicks with the  No. 3-240 Eggs  CHATHAM INCUBATOR  AND BROODER.  "Youri U tho flrtt inoubator I have  iiro-I, ana I wiih to state I had S3  chloka out of 62 etrgi. This was my  flrst lot: truly a loo per cent, hatch.  1 am well pleased wtth my tnoubator  and brooder. Tnoo. SioNavohtoi*,  ,B.aB  Clillliw&ok,;  "My first hatch camo oft I���������jrot  170 flnoohloks from 100 eggs. Who  can boat that for the first trial, and  so oarly in the spring. I am well  pleasod with Incubator, and it I  could not get another monoy could  not buy it from me,   Every farmer  baton���������V. \V. IUmsay, Dunnvillo,  Ont."  "Tho inoubntor you furnished mo  works exceedingly well. It Is easily  operated, and only needs about 10  initiator- attention ovory day. It  UcQcirvm, Moosb Jaw, Asaa."  Tho Chatham Incubator and Brooder  is honestly constructed. Tbere is no  humbug about it. Every inch of material  is thoroughly tested, the machine in  built on right principles, the insulation  ia perfect, thermometer reliable, and  thc workmanship th������ best.  Tho Chatham incubator and Brooder  In simple as well as scientific in construction���������a woman or girl van operate  tho machine in their leisure moments.  Vou pay us no cash until after 1906  harvest.  Send us your name and address on  a post card to-day.  SWo can supply you quickly front out  Utrlbuting warehouses at Calgary. Bran-  . on, Hq-rtna, Winnipeg, New Westminster,  H.O., Montreal, Halifax. Chatham. Address  all oorrospondenoo to Chatham. 8U  n* Manson Campbell Co.,u-biu-i  VepUm, CHATHAM, CANADA  Factories at Chatium, Ont,, and Dnitom  let us quote you prices  on a flood Fannlna Mill  or iood Farm Scale.  The Keeley Cure  Ask th* ^yrypira the ph-rsfdtBt. th*  ooair-Mimin, tht clsr-fymfu, th*  cl-trxi, tht book-lcs-spsrs, tht tUUtd  mtehMlet who hart pstroolttd n*  and you will Had that tht Kttlty  trtttmtnt If alt snd mort than U  cltlmsd for It, aad tbat It u tht  ���������V'tr-h" a -Jrtaktaf nan BtMi to *vr*  property, rtpuUtlon, family, aaaltfi  ������nd even lift ttttlt  Wrlto today, now, and got tht at*  ���������issry intonnsUon about IU ,  W   NU   Ni #>  '���������-*-  That Frivolous  Misspell  By JEANNETTE SCOTT BENTON  Copyright, 1905, by Jeannelte Scott Benton  Professor Leigh, the principal of the  high school," was-in attendance at the  school hoard meeting by request of the  board. . The principal subject under  discussion wus the hiring of. an assistant Latin teacher iu the high school.  "Of cdurse, professor, you understand;" the'chairman explained, "that  the necessity for a new teacher rising  as it does Ju the school* year gives us  very little choice. The board, however,  has decided unanimously upon "Miss  Daisy. Bell, room 7, of the Oak street  school.   What do .you thiuk of herV"  Professor Leigh frowned. "My actual- knowledge of Miss Bell's attaiu-  ments is limited, but she is a frivolous  looking1 ��������� young Woman. To me she  seems a rather impossible Latin teacher. Her name, Daisy Bell, in the faculty would almost' lower its tone."  He glanced around and caught tlie  covert amusement of his auditors, his  lean young face set in stern disapproval. To Professor Leigh life was  "real and earnest."  He writhed under the frivolity and  laxity of those latter days. The lightness and love of display shown by tlie  majority'of his feminine acquaintances  annoyed him. Women were sadly degenerating, in his opinion, and be was  only thirty years old.  "I know," he said stiffly, " my objection is unusual, but the girls of the  high school run to too much frivolity  themselves. Their teachers should be  of another type, if there is any. They  even have a way of wearing their  . hair in a sort, of arch'oyer their faces  so that in profile you can barely see the  tips of their noses. That Miss Bell  wears hers very much the same vray."  The board relaxed decidedly. Professor Leigh regarded them in stern  perplexity.   :  "I confess," the chairman remarked,  "that we have not particularly consid-  .. ered Miss Bell's appearance.  She grad-  ���������uatedHast^ear~ivitli^iffUBuTCi~I^tia"  recommendations.   As for her ability  1;;as a teacher; the work In room 7 of  .."���������the Oak street-school Is not easy, and  ''she lias succeeded there.   Of course if  she is not satisfactory, professor, other  arrangements can be made fpr next  year."       '."; ' 'v.j .'���������""   '  The1 professor arose. "My objections  to Miss Bell," he said, "are of course'  theoretical." Ho smiled a smile of |  such entire confidence nnd good, fellowship that it was easy to understand  his hold on the high school in spite *of  his prlgglshuess. "An-l If you say 'try  her' I shall do it with confidence lu  ..^our judgment."  Which was not quite true, for every  : day   his   soul   arose   In  disapproval  against Miss Daisy Boll.  "What could  there bo in a girl with such a 'pink and  white 'face IlufCqd around with such a  mop of yellow hair and such an Impression of -frills,'find fancy things all  about her?"x IIo trembled, too, for her  Influence In the-^a^hpol.,   Tho  girls  seemed so in(atu(i|w with her.   How  could sbo tqaWLpm^.It wji's <<ilmoBt  , against uiitural.'.law^,':',;,*'    ^ ,v...  Miss Bell grew Te'dVMd white "yiuwir  bis scrutiny in tho ififttln class, fdivKl  camo.lu  frequently .flurliig tho flfst1  month's recitations, 'L' ���������l-i",  At lllKt.llO  sho con lit  bo resented  Sbe 'graduaJJ*rbocnmb iho trial bt bis  llfo, nud be always-tried to make,ber  ns Inconspicuous as posslblb. ' "During  tho annual vlt-Rittton of toucher-* he  ���������skillfully steered them nwny from Miss  DujRy'B classes. Bho' was a blot nn tho  dignity nud high standing of his beloved, school, It would Nlutlco tho con-  fldciico of any, sensible person to see a  girl llko tlmt on tho stuff of touchers.  As for Miss Daisy, she tried Iter bent  to pJoaso tbo sloi'ii .voting niim. Sim  didn't' bnvo any troublo wllli her  classes, Tho girls woro obedient and  tbo boys woro gentlemen.  But sho could not -understand Professor Lolgli. Sho curled her linlr in  Its prettiest fashion mid worked her  hnrdost In school, but sho could not  iu (.-It ids uncompromising dlHiipproval.  glio treiublod for ber position tho following yonr. It meant broad and butter and paying what she owed for her  course nt tbo university,  ��������� f^  i*frt������'  nf 1)x1'y r'nii + Uy'vf'ftAr' tin**-* -r^r ������������������  k       "        *      i    "  ont lirf'nd find butt ft wns nf thn'fhonp-  est, and sho turned nnd pressed nntl  darned lier frivolous llttlo frocks and  stuck a bow hero and trimmed in a  lacy frill tbere to hide tbo bad spots  several matches and finally succeeded  in finding the missing papers. The  shadows piled menacingly in the corners, and she was sure she heard a  noise somewhere in the building.  She fled in a little panic from the  room to the stairs. Halfway down she  saw some one advancing toward her  from the gloom below. She gave a little shriek, then slipped and fell headlong. She heard a smothered exclamation; then some one caught her firmly  Faint with terror, she tried to regain  her feet.  "There, little one. there. Don't he  frightened, dear," a voice entreated���������  Professor Leigh's voice.  In her relief aud tlie reaction she  clung to him like a frightened child,  half sobbing.  He held her closer, his face almost  against hers. "Are-you hurt?" he asked anxiously.  Then, after a. minute, his clasp relaxed, and she slipped quickly away  from him.  "I had no.idea it.was you," she said  finally in a small voice.  NEW CAMP AT PETAWAWA.  Admirably Situated For Artillery Practice���������Six Thousand Yard  Range���������  Guns Under Service Condition.  The most successful artillery practice camp in the history of the Canit-  dian militia was recently held at the  new camp at Petawawa. It is the first  time the garrison companies and field  batteries have been able to conduct j  their shell practice under service conditions. The targets are hidden and  the ranges are ample, says a Globe  correspondent. For the heavy artillery,  hamely, 4.7 guns, the target was placed on a rise of ground over six thousand yards from the gun positions. In  the case of the field guns the infantry  target varies from two thousand to  twenty-five, hundred yards distance;  while the artillery target is somewhere  in the neighborhood of four thousand  yards from the nearest observing point.  In each case the only gun positions are  behind hills, and all the shells travel  over densely-wooded, undulating country. The positions usually taken by  the field* batteries while ranging on tha  artillery .target are so thickly wooded  that the. gun's cannot be seen by the  battery commanders; in fact,,the individual guns with their detachments are  practically hidden from one another.  From the targets1 it has been impossible to come within a thousand yards  of locating the various batteries.  Many of the batteries sent their gun-,  .layers to the camp for special training  about two weeks' in advance. When  each corps arrived their layers were examined for efficiency. Only .qualified  gun-layers are allowed to lay the guns  during Bhell practice. The officers of  each battery are first sent to the targets to observe the bursting of the  shells, afterward they observe from the  firing park., Each battery is allowed  an instructional practice before entering into the competition for prizes. During the preliminary series the gunnery  Instructors point out all mistakes made  by the 'officers, and the work of each  section is closely checked by an assistant instructor. '  >, After each shell, is fired the battery  commander records his personal observation and then is informed by  telephone as to the exact point at which  the shell stuck*   This method quickly  corrects a defective observation.     In  the compilation practice no corrections  are made, but each error in ranging,  fire discipline, observation of fire, etc.,  is recorded and after the target reports  are made up, the gunnery instructors  discuss with the -battery commanders  individually the strong and weak features of the methods they employed.  __j^as������affia_axtllj|ery^am^  about fourteen miles north   of   Pembroke, near the point where the Petawawa River empties Into the Ottawa.  The railway company spells this word  P.ejewawa, and, the natives  pronounce  it Pete-wa-way.    The location of the  camp is ideal for military purposes.  The only drawback this year was in  getting to and from the camp.   Nearly  ��������� every detachment that has arrived so  far complained of the poor connections,  annoying delays and the long timo they  had to spend on the road between their  .local headquarters ajid Petawawa. The  roturh journey was "no, better.   In an-  _ other year this, serious defect In'the  Daisy," ho said entreiUingly, "you nre, ^transportation.facilities-will no doubt  goiug to tbo country, aro you not? * be removed  WINTER WHEAT.  TWIN LAMBS.  The Concern of the Grower la ���������With  the Wheat Plant as a Whole.  It would not be safe to say of any  variety of wheat as the result of special experiments that so far as yield of  grain is .concerned it will prove the  most satisfactory for all localities of  all those tested or indeed for auy given  locality. Some varieties are better  adapted to certain soils than others.  A variety -will give better comparative'  yield on a given soil iu certain seasons  than It will in others.  Of the! sixty or more varieties tested  each year for the last thirteen years at  A V?t\Y to Greater Profit In Ratlin-**  Early Winter Lambs.  It is a mistaken idea for the average  flockmaster to suppose that twins aro  not profitable. It Is true that twin  lambs cannot be quite so cheaply reared as single lambs, but where it comes  to reckoning up profits at the end of  tlie year there is a decided difference  ori the right side of tlie ledger. Flock-  masters ns a rule overlook the importance of rearing twins Instead of single  lambs in tlie management of their  flocks and as a result fail to get the  most out of Vtlieir sheep. When one  considers that it requires just as much  time and practically tlie same amount  of food to keep a ewe tbat rears but  one lamb as it does tlie ewe that successfully rears two It is surprising that  more attention is not given to developing this part of the flock. Some breeds  are  not  noted  for  their  prolificacy  the Ohio experiment station it is announced that no one variety has out- i along tills line, but no flockinaster Is  "I tried to tell you," be answered  softly.  Another moment of silence followed:  then the girl sped down the hall and  out of the open door.  The professor leaned against the banister and passed his hand over, his eyes.  A new heaven and a new earth had  opened up before him.  He knew now that all bis disapproval  and condemnation had been a fight  against himself, not her. He dared to  think now of the stories he had heard  of ber gallant fight for her university  education; bow bard she had worked  and bow be had persecuted her. Poor  little thing.' And all because he was  afraid, .of himself. What a narrow  minded bully be was anyway���������and  .now?  . ���������'������������������������������������������������������..���������;      |  Kg dould not answer that. He went _  out into the spring night slowly with  bent head. He had forgotten utterly  the errand that sent him to the school-  house. He even forgot to lock tho  door.  A very erect, pink cheeked little assistant Latin teacher and a very self  conscious professor came into the assembly room the next morning. Both  the professor and Miss Daisy were in''  a rather bewildered state of mind, j  Miss Daisy shed no more tears in secret over her endangered position^ Jn  fact, a little smile was more apt to  "come. "Whenever the professor's eyes  met hers tbere was a look in them that  sent the red flaming Into her cheeks.  Possibly he could call any one "dear"  when she fell unexpectedly into bis  arms, but she did not believe It.  So Sho- dreamed those last few  spring weeks,. "vhlle the professor  walked niilesin.bis despair.  .      ":  On the night of commencement they  found themselves face to face in a  dark littlo, .lobby behind the opera  house stage. ' '      '���������*<,'  The professor barred lier way. "Miss  yielded all others more than two years  out of the thirteen and no variety has  | outyielded all others two years In suc-  I cession.   In the harvest of 1905 the  j Democrat wheat beads the list; In  11904, the Nigger wheat; in 1903, the  Extra  Early  Windsor;  In  1902,  the  Stanley; in 1901, the; Gypsy; In 1900,  the Early Ripe; in 1899, the Red Russian; in 1898, the Mediterranean; in  May I come out to seo you next  week?" . i,  "Yes," sbe answered softly, extending u small band, "Goodby," sbe half  whispered. u  He took her band. "Goodby," be  said. "Goodby," bo repeated. Then be  suddenly stooped and kissed ber.f  JU present (.he field acquired by the  Government 1b six mile's long by about  ivfo, miles wide. It is apparently the  intention of 'the. .authorities to seeyie  v additional ground and make the field  ten miles wide and approximately teii  miles long. The C. P. R. runs through  this territory about one and a half  miles from the Ottawa River.   All tho  "ForglVc me," ho cried in tbo cltepth   land   bounded -py the Petawawa and  of contrition, but still holding ber fast.   c^������k Sve^ ������n th������   northeast   and  - - .'���������.��������� ��������� . .  ������    .-.*������.       south, the Ottawa River on the east,  "I lovo you so. '.You must know it.''  "if I do it is prgtty nearly telepathy,"  sho. murmured.' '"',     '  When tbo chairman of tho bpnrfl of  education asked.,Professor Lelgii if he  still bad any objection to Miss Bell bo  and the C, "Pi R. on the west, may be  allotted exclusively to the artillery,  while the country., on the west side of  the C. P. R. is splendidly-adapted, for  infantry, cavalry and engineers.' This  country ls practically useless for farming purposes, and while It Is cheap ond  may  all   ths  or sov-  enty-flva miles, ond make this the con  actually blushed, because tho frivolous mg purposes ana wniie it is oner  "S^K^^K'^r,tat S'W. xsrs  she Would touch urtUMtodtfbts wero )and t0 the northwest for fifty o  paid, and bis' obJectlok^ffiMin being enty-five inlles, ond make this th_ _   .theoretical bad bccomovyj^roly por- fml military training ground for tho  sontil,   Still, tbey wore1 J*(-f>iJpt a naturo forces, ot the wholo Dominion.   There  to be confided to the-.-eftnltoiiiib.'so ho '8 no "���������asbp why ten thousand   men  remarked half boimwlj-follirtt'sho w/is it ������������������������������������������������-��������� "?,* be t���������'"cdJ?n theso ������romii'*  very good toucher >%' Jf'isho wanted Rt ono tlmo'   ��������� offlcprH   and   men  MEALY IKFEBIOR.       MEALT 6UKGEIOB.  1897, the Red Russian; in 1896, the  Gold Coin; in 1895, the Gypsy; in 1894,  the Mealy; in 1893, the Rudy.  Some of these varieties���������tlie Stanley;  the Gold Coin and the Rudy, for instance���������forged to the front one season,  but for the most part have lagged well  in the rear.  The station also finds that the selection of grains for seeding, whether by  means of fanning mill or by hand,  does not seem to promise anything In  the way of permanent Improvement In  wheat. In normal seasons there is little If any temporary gain, In extremely unfavorable seasons tbe extra  amount of food furnished the young  plant by the large kerne! places it in a  position to withstand greater hardship  and ls accordingly an advantage to It.  The concern of tbe plant breeder  who \vould Improve the., wheat crop,  therefore, Is considered by the station  to be with the plant as a whole. Tba't  there is wide variation In tlio productivity of Individual wheat plants ls  very apparent. Much of this variation  ls due to environment, some of It to  heredity. Tho problem Is.to separate  tho transitory and accidental from tbe  hereditary and permahtmt. Tho out  shows a selection of Inferior and superior Mealy plants.  justified in keepiug any breed of sheep  that will not return the highest profits*  for keeping.  Quality In Fat Lambs.  The flockmaster who is raising early  winter lambs for the market can well  afford to cater to the demands of the  article which brings the most profit If  the market demands fat iambs of uniform size and weight and is willing to  pay extra for the assurance of a certain number to meet their trade th*  flockmaster cannot overlook the trad*  demands and realize the most from his  business. Some flockmasters often  wonder why it is that the smaller  bunches of lambs often bring the highest price on the market This comes  from the fact that these lambs hare  been well cared for and properly fitted  for the market  Hearing- Lambs.  A great many flockmasters seem to  think that In order to produce these  high priced Iambs only one should b������  allowed to suck the ewe. While a  great many ewes are not able to rear  twin lambs successfully alone, if given  a little assistance with the proper kind  of nourishment these ewes will come  along all right. I would not care if  every one of my ewes would drop twin  Iambs. In my own flock there are a  few ewes that are not free milkers  and unless they are properly fed and  cared for "will not raise profitable twin_  Iambs. Tbere are, however, others in  tbe flock that could well suckle triplets  with no more assistance (ban the ones  that have difficulty with two lambs.  This I account for in the breeding of  the animals.���������L. C. Reynolds in Ohio  Farmer.  AFRICAN SANDSTORMS.  ���������eedlns* Wlient After Corn.  Now, lift corn sections where tlie corn  ripens In time for the wheat sown after tho corn to get a start boforo cold  weather tbe summer fallow is almost  thu posltlou sho eonki |\a).dly bo ro*  fused It, .  iy,;,;,^ ..      ;  A moment Intor; one'of nl/i,friskiest  Juniors thrust bor iioiiiplidottred llttlo  M������ml ty -UiO)*ihSoi,','tIien Wlllt(l*w,Iii con-,  fusion' iit^tiiii^lii of (ho chairman,  nnd be sniljejij (jtilfo n boiiovolont siullo  after her. Tli'(*vijrol|c������ssrir wns bctflnnlntf  to tnko a dllToi'ent viow of tho world  and tilings porl^Iuliig to it-things fern*  Initio in particular,  would Ionrn more 'regarding drill, scout-' 0ut of uso except us a mutter of uecon  In*, marching, military englnocrlng.; 8ltT( where oats uro a crop In rotation  illipot ng, field movement*, eto, at Po- wh t ^ m(lf> iQ fo||ow t���������e oatfl re.  tawawa'in twelve days than thoy Imvu ������������������,.,������������������ ���������,��������� ���������,���������.,������������������ * ,,,��������� ,������������������,, L,,,a  learned In years iiitior P������wt cbnffltlonH. !,(l,,Ilrl������*rJ!,eJ,!?*'"B ^^J���������- *?!*  Tho country has Kt'on swept by fin  The Conditions Which  Brinar About  These Dead]-/ Blasts.  The saudstornis of African deserta  aro caused by the great power of tba  sun's rays, the extreme dryness of tbe  nlr and the small conducting power of  the sand.    The superficial  layers of  sand in the deserts of Africa and  Arabia often become heated to 200 degrees F. to a depth of several inches.  The air resting on this hot sand be*  comes also greatly heated, thus causing  ascending currents,    As a result air  flows In from nil sides, and, different  currents meeting, cyclonea are formed,  which are swept ouward by the wind  prevailing at tho timo.  Since tho tern*  pornture of the nlr, originally blgb, i������  still fuitbcr raised by the heated grains  of sand with which it is loaded, It  rapidly increases to a most intolerable  degree.  In tho shade it has been known  to reach 120 degrees. It Is to-tbe parching dryness of this wind, Its glowing  bout and its choking dust nnil not, as la  sometimes supposed, to nny poisonoua  qualities It posHPsKCs Hint Its destructive effects on ivnlnml lifo are to be  ������M.'i'ibud,    Th*- fff������������;ts of tiiiuds tonus-  arc most terrible, large caravans being  fi't'ijui'iitly ovi'rwlu-Inii'd und destroyed  by thorn,   it wan by their ngeiicy that,  tin?   armies  of   ('uiiiliyHt's   and   Sei-  ; t-ucl't-rtb wero uiiuihilaU.'il.  thnt    thr,   1,������������!.������������������.*���������  ".V...  Laura's Lover,' ,  retriHcb, tho great Italian poet, Who  lived from K104 to Mil A, mot Liiurn,  tlio golden haired Vrcneh beauty, on  April ii, 1327, iu tho Church of 8t  fi|,|,���������l      f���������      Ivlmnn      .,.,1     f   <t     ..I     r.  ���������    - -o   '     "'I '   '      *     *���������      '��������� - ���������   W������*v..*  doonly nnd porm;i"i'������ti*!y \t\ love w\\\\  her. Sho was then nineteen years old  and the wlfo of IlUKues do Bade.   For  nt Intervals for yi'iiru, and is Hufllclent- j  ly opon to allow troops" to move In any '  direction. The soil Ih practically puro  sand with a light.coyerlng of vegetable  matter. The country In rollliiK, with  hero ond there a cluster of srnnll pliif  trees. There Is enough wood on tin*  ground to Jni*t for twenty years nnd, If  Judiciously cut, it will yield a profit to  the Government. Hut cliarliig t.lunil'1  be dono with a definite objeot in view.  The scenery along the Ottawa Rivir  l������ unequalled elsewhere    In    southern  going out of tlio summer fallow temit-  to tbo production of better corn crops.  When tho farmer expects to follow  com with wheat If ho Is a good farmer  he will cultivate tbo corn with that end  In view.  Another point that Is a strong fnetor  In causing tho system to go out of uso  U Its co.stllne.ss us compared with seeding nflcr corn or other cultivated crop  that can be taken off tho land In time  for seeding without the land having to  bo plowed. The almost universal cuh-  I'luindHplilH's nnpld Gait,  "These," suid the epicure to tbe  bright Philadelphia girl, "nro siialls, I  suppose I'liiliiili-lphla people don't oat  llieiu fur fear of cannibalism."  "Oh. no," was tbo'answer: "It Isn't  (lint. We couldn't catch them."  Canada.   There I*-excellent sport, |���������. , , ,   f ���������   ���������  SK't-t^^ "<* ������������������������������������ *"������" * *���������������  thy spot for inJlliary instruction and i ������������ ������������"������'* ������������������������������������������������������ ������* "���������������' wruiow iiwjt-r-  pii iittuiiJ. i stwovi ������<.i.J'������'fc; aftc-c tutu, moh i.ix.ujHj  ������������������ Tho grounds at rvtnwawn, If proper-   and successfully It can bo done aud  ly hamlleil. have almost unlimited pifw-l how satisfactory the results can be  Roiiictliloa Hot  AWllI".  j    "Vou sny the elileken soup Ixn't good.  Why. I told llie cook how to imiko It*  '  I'erhiHKi ������1ie didn't cuMt Mi������������ Mn-i ������������������  i     "No,   I think It was the ibd v������������n she  i didn't catch."  ten years retrarch lived nonr hor In . elVHlties. and from a mliltury point "fjniado, soys.John M. Jamison of Ohio  making so nppnrcnt.  It was nearly 0 o'clock ono evening  when Miss Daisy discovered that by  edmo inisi'bntice sbo bad overlooked  part of ber Latin examination paper*-.  They bad to ls������ grttdod 'thnt nltdit, tm  ���������bo throw a llttlo M hi nl over her wlionl-'  (fers. *-I will' hnve to tn, over after  tije'iti," f������Iio jimnuui'wl, Wie ran ai-r,������-s  the street to tbo dark, silent bnllillng.  The find lookod terribly big and iliirk.  and sbe fairly flow up tho nUnt* into  tbe Ijatfn Mcttallon ro-oa**.  tot* "c**!*-!  tbo papal elty ami met Iter frequently  I,         I.,.,-   1          ,   .-    t; ���������    ������ , , ,1   * *   ..������'���������������.������,;.       *t    M..J   tt.K.  tlmt ho sung tbo pmUos of bor charm  nud loveliness In those sonnets which  are so eloquent of bin devotion.  Laura wns not Insensible to a worship  such' as hnd iniido tbe Kuiperor-Chnrle**  IV. Iwi** to tie iiMou-ed to UUa her fore-  'bend, but she kept t������io passlnnnto poet  m -i -.M-xr 'II-'t-'H' c nit I r< l-iJl-cd hltu  stern.ly ou the only occasion on which  he venture"! to avow hi* love. After  her death ho withdraw from Avignon  and ended bit da.va in if air.  ������������������"���������lew are probably unequalled by any  O'hr.F tmlntn" r"rriiini"l'-' 1n thi. wr\rti*  In Country Gentlemun.  Th* ronsrlvnes Fund,  It Is ft noticeable fact tbnt all contrl-  0rl������ht Wool Vtnaoeete,  rtecent Ungllsb advices show that  Bradford manufacturers will be obllg-  tmtlons to tbo "conscience fund" are ; *d to replenish thoir very low stock* ot  mado anonymously. Can It bo tlmt the market price* that have held firm dur-  m.in with n eonsdeneo Is always rn*? tho summer. American buyer*  ashamed of it? bought heavily during tlie winter and  spring md It U Idle vol will da the  tt-irao another year. Higher prices for  wool aeero to be oipceitti, and ftheep  farmers look for profit both In Knglsnd  and America from the development of  American wool mano/*-���������*���������������������������*���������  Il.'itml Is an active displeasure, envy  a pas������tve. It ought therefore not to  surprise us that ta?jr turoe ao Boon to  fcatred.-ao������aiii,   -  Ills III off.  IToJnek���������Why nre you eoii-iuitlmr the  iMcflnn-ir'-V t t"n>u"'>t vn:t '. > (,��������������������������� ������,.i"- m  y\>eU. Tomdlk I do. I am net loubn.g  for Information but for rurr*-<as.i������,oii,  A t out Ulrt,  Apropos of a statetwrit ������b;if "coat  would appear a Strang'' arilde of  di������'i," a '-orrc-jMiinifia v,nii'M to tlto  MV<������frnbi������ter (in%-tte, snvinir tbnt 1t If  un! may children ������td <vt������ who re-  iwril It ns n lusury, as be has an Irish  water npniilel wljicb iiiflk<'M sw.-iy with  ������ tiitiultfr of lump* a duy unless tht  coal is kept out of his reach. *���������*}������������������������������  wan  -*-*,  . <e  i-auiaut^uL.jiuis  fmn.HM.ujaK  Klfc-' - .iu   35  for Early Spring Sewing  L    ^        -_   _    __  '..I.....     " ������������������������������������������������������"���������   ' "*���������' .'," "'���������"������������������ bmi.hiwhhi'  We have received our  first shipment of  Lawns, Nainsook, Organdies, Persian Lawn,  Tucked Nainsook,  Colored Dimities,  embroideries, Lace, Allover Lace  Allover Embroideries, etc  The*������ good^ ������t*e 4ii*e<?t from tfa*  old  ^jpuntry and are a beautiful lot.  call and see them,  & WHYTE  Campbells  5c.  LOAF.  Plain and Current  __JC0NES__  15c Doar������n  rw"jw ;^  Mince4 Bteak Pies 0*0 Saturdays  ������ for ^���������Bc?  DUNSMIji  Before Ordering  HARNESS  YOUR  GALL AND GET  x.c. mounting.    $10.00  davis hard rubber $1? qp  nickel Counting $js ������p  soup nickel $20 00  GENUINE \%VBRER  $30 qp  Place yopr order e������rly and avoid tl)e -rmb  If you nnrphua 000 of the aboye seta and  after uilug it there is any Moot, I am pro-  ^Rr-sd to miike it good,  It haa been BUggeeted that the  newspapers take bold of and wri.e  up the reboot situation. The News  has always beeu and ia now, ready  to write up any Bubject of public  weal, whenever sufficient data has  accumulated to form a nucleus for  an article. The action taken by  the Council last night in committee  with the trustees is tbe first actual  Ate"^***^j,^U^*^evious effort-* bt-ing  itSSJUKUBUMIll.ll U,IIIJ.aiJU .  I.HIIHIIIW  Wesley Wiilard.  Shoe     Dealers  Attention 1  Our travellers will call on you  in a few days wiih the $9?  Sample* of  Maple I^enf  Rubbers  They aro the most handsome  line of rubber goods ever shown  in the west, Don't think of  buying until you havo seen  them  J.   IECK1E  CO., Ltd.  VANOOUVBR \% O.  tuning Ar-f*������ for *&��������� Wf*������,  t.������*> ������������������������������������������������������*>������-���������������*������������ ������������������������������������# ������������������������*���������������������  Dull Evenings ?  Are Banished <���������  WHEN YOU OWN  A  Columbia  Graphophone  Vt Will Protidh  THB BEST MUSIC  THE PUNNlEST SONGS  THEMO|Tri.^HABLB  RIGHT AT rOUB OWl*  FIBKSIOK, AT  a Modes-.tu Cost.     \Vbits* for  CatalqqukbitOi.LL AT'1  FLETCHER BROS. II  BsssssssssssawestMs��������� mit.,,1 ',���������",���������������������������-^  VICTORIA, NANAIMO  VANCOUVER.  Sola* Am*snt������ For B.C.  should have had. However, that even  is not to say that Mr Roe is to  blame, but simply that these boata  are attempting by every means to  get ahead of ua Canadian*.  ���������  The annual review number of the  Mining Record, contains an article  on ihe Comox coal mines by Mr  John Matthews, manager. Though  short, the article is well written and  comprehensive, besides being technically correct, Mr'-'?-Matthews of  course being in a position toVrelj  ably deal with with the subjec'.  The article i* illustrated with half  tones fron\ negatives by MeuBrsJ. B  McLean and W. B. Anderson.  Royal Barjkof Capda  Cupital (paid up),,..  Reserve Fund   '. :,,  Undivided Profit*,...  T. E. KENNY, Ppbidikt.  */���������*������������������������  Ptyae.aeee.a.aa.  .$3,000,000  .3,487,108  .36,878,576  E. L. PEASE, Gbmb&al Makacm  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savi&ga Bank Department*.���������-Depotita of $1 and upward* reoelred;   Intereet allowed at current rata*, compounded twioe eaoh year oa 30th Jane end Slat Deoeaaber.  Drafta on* all pointi bought and aold.  H. P. WILSON, Ma5ag*r.  OFFICE HOURS  10 to 3;   Saturday 10 to 12; open Fay Night* 7 p.a. to9_.m  Federation of Miners did not oonane | Coofc'f COttOfl Root COOtpOtmt  itself to the murdwr of non-Union  - mipers and, State officials, but that  thetools who committed the crime9  wer&i^emaelves the victims of the  inner cirele.  ���������    Paris, 5th-~-It is reported that the  Emperor of Austria ii* dead,  merely conferences with d.?partmen-7  tal representatives to discuss the  thing and to define the city's po  sition under the Act, aud pending  the Government's action, any comments would have been ill advised  Now, however, delegates have been  appointed to interview the Government, armed with instructions to  the effect that the City virtually  declines to assume the cost of outside pupils, ant) this means that unless the Government assumes the  control and sees tp the coat of outside pupil**' tuition, it must build  tbera another school house. This  jb the only thing to do under the  circumstances and in the face of  this, it will be impossible for the  Government to longer delay aotion.  With regard to having matters writ  ten up, the Council should not lose  sight of the fact that at present they  have a paid othcial running a newspapers in the town to the tune of  $70 per month. He should be in*  structed at all times to write anything required, and indeed, should  do the City printing free of charge.  If on the other hand, he ii paid for  doing this work, and the work is  ���������Jovenly djvided", then the News  should by every right be a Do wed  half the salary as well, It is a poor  knife that won't tako a doqbloedge  and Schoolmaster Bates should not  complain of ft "fair division".  Mr Geo Roe writes a letter re the  "Electric11 clam hunters. There  waa no intention qu the part of the  writer to oast any reflection on the  Customs Department or Mr Roe,  and that gentleman should upt  imagine that pr-opie do things inimical to him when they are not into ndod. This is a mistake too  easily aud too ajtcn m������<"K and  oftener harder to adjust, Tbe  article in question intends that tbe  attention of the Fisheries Department bo drawn to the feci that unjust, if not illegal,depletion of clam  beds and fishing grounds is taking  place, and should be regulated if  not stopped. We are pleased to  hear that the steamer had her bill  of health, though the contrary was  suggested tu the writer, nevertlie*  \c���������"*, she departed without an invoice  ot w,*". which we assume  st������e  WONDERFUL PROGRESS  The February Number of the  ���������Western Canada Contractor ami  Builders Gazette" published at Win-  ^������pe^riei'U8i-to-hand*^:hd-^a--eom-  -plete list ia given of oyer- twenty-  live million dollars worth of buildings to go up in the North-West  and Western Canada during 1906.  This-does not include any railroad  work,for which $7,650,000 -will b--  Hpent in the Went this year, The  above Journal will a Ino issue a  specially attractive edition to inaugurate the opening of the building season in April.  PATAUTIBd  A Chinaman employed in No. 4  mine met his death last week by  being crushed under a fall of rock  while at work. About the same  time, a Japanese who tended rope  on the hauling winch in the washer  at Union Bay, white adjusting the  rope on the drum, became entangled and war* drawn under the rope  and injured so badly, that death ensued in a few moments.  -Theonly safe effeetmalmoDlhly  medioi-M on which women eaa  depend. Sold In two degrees ot  strength���������No. 1, tor ordinary  ���������use, II per box; Ho. S, 10 degree* stronger tor Speoial  Cease, SB per box., Sold by all  druapusU. Ask tor Cook's Cotton Boot Oompennd; take no  entatitute.  The Cook NedkMneCo.t     Win-tor, Otfeilo.  RAINBOW DANQE  The Comox Hockey club gave a  'Rainbow Dance" in the Agricultural Hall la-it Thursday evening,  at whwh it was stipulated that  everyone must wear at least b  colour*, black and white not included. A large number attended, and  some of tbe costumes were very hand  some, the colour display being most  stiiking. Little novelties of this  kind lend a oharm to social gatherings, and a zist was added bv the  spice of danger of being fined should  anyone be discovered with less than  the required number of dolours.  Nanaimo. fith���������Dr Reynolds of  tbe Ladysmith Ledger has purchased the Herald plant and will at  once enlarge and improve that paper.  Boise, Idaho, 5th���������It Is, asserted  that the inner clrole o! the Western  -     O-     ���������   "��������� ���������.  Mrs D, Kilpatrick returned last  w< ek Irom a visit to friends in Vancouver Other townspeople return-  in^' were Messrs Jj N. McLeod, E.  Swain,-Andrew Gibeon and B. Meilado. Mr D Roy also returned to  his home at the bench after a visit  to Manitoba. Mr and Mrs W.  Pieroy of Dtnman Itsl-tnd visited at  Mra R. Cesfford's.  Rev Mr Miller of Nanaimo  will  lecture iu the .CiQTRslrovr"Wednesday Mar. 14������h, on  ihe   two  great  cities, Venice ana  Rome.  At a meeting of the nhareholders  of the Comox Creamery held last  week, it was decided to try to pro-  cue a better supply of water by  meanB of sinking, or by piping from  the river. Failing thin, the intention is to move the building in September to a cite where this essential  requisite can be obtained in sufficient qnai.tiiy.  GEORGE E. MARTIN  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  CArutdiAtx Bank of Commerce &tdg.  Nanaimo 3. C  A Guaranteed Cure for   Piles.  Itching. Blind, Bleeding or Frotrudl  Pilfi, Drugglitr retuud money U P&  OINTMENT falU to oure ������oy oate, **MS  ter of how Iour ttandiog, in 6 to 14 mg*i  First application gives ������������������������������ and rest, ,(|to^  If yonr di m-glnt hasn't U tend fifo In st***rnpn.  and U wiH he forwarded poet-paid by P*fia  Medlo|nsCo���������8t'Louis, Mo,  ������������������\ NOTIGB.  Any petnon or persons found cutting or removing timber from Lots  15,20 and the south 22 aoreB of  tbe Fractional N. W. i Sec. 80 and  Fraoion4&W*W8ec80(97Ao)  of Township XI, Nelson District,  will be prosecuted according to law  GRANT & MOUNCB.  Cumberland Jan, Oth 1906.  GO TO  CAREll  The TAILOR  for your next Suit ot clothes.  ������������������Look at these "Prices������������������  Pants   $3.00 up  Suits   $13.00 np  Overcoats $12.50 up  Style, Fit and Workmanship  Guaranteed.  DAVIS   BLOCK.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  Su'---!U<! 4i LowMt Matket Fiteea  Vegetables  A  Ureal Variety -will  always We   ki^*"iookj-i._jsiaoj_B������jB-*lyj������f^   Fresh Fish  will Im ou Sale eve**;  We<in-������d-y  Yunr iiairtmi-gci is cordiaily tnTited,  and  all orders will ba proin-*tly delivered.  J. McPhee i Son  pKOPKisrroKV  im.  ���������  Trial  1������  AiljX-  0*w*rA  JLBSC,  3U8T a ebuuee to show vou that  we al ������������yn pleaie our customers  by suppWWihM With the BBST  J5lBAm;tat' the loweat marlwl  prioeB.,A trial order wilt coniitior  you,  THE  CITY  Meat  Market,  W. W. Mo*AY, Proprietor,  Tht Great &*oiith Mmed*.,  ���������\j %  -li!  sow  RENNIE'S  THE LARGE8T 8EED MERCHANT8 In Panada  BRITISH COLUMBIA OFFICE, 66 Hastings St, W��������� Vancouver,   whjhjt  A SnAfcial m ia������^Misil{js^������f ������������������������������������U1������U������ smd VIowwm ftw 0���������������������0^������fv   All    For  , M Opecmi L ������J t3BWB|btP7lie#i -UWooe,, Carrot aad Raduhj AiUri, Bweel UigaoMtts ������������*  Offer       LO Paaey, Pstwla, 8w*e������ Pees sad Wild Garden ������OC  Or%%mr  Today  Wm. RENN1E Co. Limited  VANCOUVER, WINNIPEG and TORONTO  eeeeeeeee-ieeeeeeeeeee  ������i

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