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 if e ��������� -  13    APR -2-1906  0*4* . /'  ft  *~  THIRTEENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   ll C. WEDNESDAY  MARCH  28    iqo6  Mens, Youth nnd -Boy,-* Hexing and  Summer 'Clottiing in pl*m And fzncy  worsteds anb tiveeds in ail the [3. est styles.  Newest designs In I���������a������e Cw*r|aiiis and  plain and frilled Curtain Masiiny,.  CrtmiS Friilt all in the newest patterns  every piece guaranteed to wash snd  keep  its  color.  411 the  newest  fabrics  Dress GsjocSs.  in   v?un*uuer  The latest styles in' Bfeijts Iffats aiid-  Caps.  Every requisite for House  cleaning,  Carpets, Linoleums,   Matting,   Carpet Squares,  Rugs,    VVihdoyv  Blinds.      Large , stock of  Trunks, Valises and Telescopes always ;on  hand.  Smoking Concert  EDMONTON  TALK  SIMON LEISER & Co.  ���������    UM3TED '  Cumberland   B. C.  Fishing Tackle  JL LA.^O-33 STOCK OW  Njpw" Fa rS ale  Cheap  _���������___ & j  ���������Rocjsj  Reels, lyines, Casts, Flies, Fly books  a lot more tba,*]   was ordered.  To G-at Rid of These Goods ihey will be sold  cheap i'oj Cash for the  .exc Ten DayB.  ���������SB!  T,D;.'. McLean,  Pioneer  Watchmaker  Cum be Wand B.C.  Special Council Meeting,  iVloficiay Byenh-ig.  Preserit, Mayor Wiilard, Aids,  Bute, McDonald, Tarbell, ��������� Whytp  nnd Reid  A committee of Fire Company in  terviewed tho Council relative to  the witsor pre'suv-** in City limine,  find eugge-ting that R'op*- ho fakon  to replace tho preHeiit4in. with 8 in  mains, They also t������poke of Wing  inadequately supplied with hopo  and othor appliances, and made tho  miggo-uion thut tho Colliery Com:-  pany would per Imps contributft if  tjio manor were properly laid before  them, au in some canoe, such iih the  Grant nft Mot-nce (ire, thoir proporiy  was in jeopardy, and linble to der  gtruotiou by f*re, nnlosH proper aps-  pliances were at hand It was resolved that n joint delegation infer*-  view -ho Wator Company and Mr  MatthewH,    on    Thurwlay   noxt.  (JierlC ttiun lOUli Uit'iiuuuyiai  f..tve  nifint to date, auiioit  about  *ouu.  Received and filed  doing business or working as con  tractor in tho oity, lawyers and lane  agents also iiiclinl.'d,  -<���������,-.  Danced  Kvory Saturday night in Cumber  land Hull from 8 p-m to J2.    Any  or dot-i ing tuition   apply to T.  Burnt-, Now Knghutd Hotel.  Tho "New-*" depends upon tie  public entirely for ������iippoi t. Ii ie  not subflidk'd hy any corporation,  done not draw a salary out of the  public funds. It is self reliant.  Support the NEWS  Many young mon of our town  find the walk from Comox to tin1  Sandhill* just suited to thoir taatt't*  this spring weather,  Children** show*), special ordor J.  D. King mako from  No 1  up���������  Mooro Bros,  Kkv Mr lliclrit came up from Vit-  The G.iin (Jlu'n sn-.okcr  wii-?- well  ���������uIhikjuI .Inat.    Wednesday   nii'h  add v/ay K^mingiy enjoyed by  all  Mr Napior u--;k .'-he chair nnd  during tlio evening look opportunity to  tell what gun  clubs could  aeconv  piit-h, and what he hoped would   he  accomplished by the   Cumberland  body. -Speaking  of  game  preservation -he said that   the statement  hat! been often   made   that  some  members   of   the   gun   club   wen-  among the worst game law breakers.  This, if true was perhaps   not   .boon use-of aaj.ecial.desire to transgress  but been use tii'e laws wero eo loosely  observed, and uo lit tit- attempt was  made tceiiforGe them, that men became  cnreloss.    If   however,   gun  clubs would unite in   insisting  on  the proper i^r.oteeu'on of .game,   it  would ������o for towards attaining  the  de.-irK.l rnd;   and   .preserve to   thr,  people of ii ���������. one of 1 heir ���������.< gieatest  n a tu- al as ��������� e^ s.   Ii- ��������� tbo tight that if  the Guvernment could not afford to  pa;- .ft;.!- tjjui? -protection   tbat   tbey  should.impope a gun   lioen.ee,  and  apply the proceeds.to game  preservation.   Thin need not.be. a   large  tax. and it was simply a case where  genuine t-jporti*|jiien . wotijjd   be glad  to contribute! a li'tte   lOwaids   the  p-'-ePt-rvation of ppor*..    At   present,  tion residents   were   made  pay  a  JLc_enoejjL������JL:������_LIR  tbe   Province.  If ihe game were ait extenninatedj  these vinitord would cease   coming,  and ihey, an a role left a considerable qiianiLv of money m the country.   He hoped   tiiiiitip   would*" be,-  rectified in regard to g ime   preser-  vatfou.   (Applatipe)    He then presented   Mr  T.   Hudson   with   the  medal won last year, with a few .remarks about, the  pleasure  it   gave  him to Bee it iu eu.cn worthy hands,  Mr Hi"id**on answe-u-d, and   uu.-ted  ho would always merit the  esteem  of'his oluh ncBocsateH, and be   able  to hod his own in coming contests'  The program mo was an follows���������  Selection��������� Band  Bong���������.!. Hudson  SoIlK-���������-J. .VJ.cNa.u-/-ht  Rec'k���������F. Ilameay  Stmu;- Capt Dillion  Song���������T. ifudnon  \Vini4-diinct'-���������A. tiihson  Siduc i-ion-*Montc, Seai'B and Colombo  Song���������A. Picka-d  Wing dance -J, Gibson  Sorig-~T, Piket  Selection-  Hand  MefHr,** Wm McLoun and P, Monte  plavcdt.se* !lcn������!y for tho dancing.  Mr F. A. Ally, who returned  last week from the No-th West, visi  wd Edmonttui in bis itinerary.  Speaking of thai ton.., b ��������� t-aya tliat  tbe cold is intense', and not at all  pleat-am after a sojourn in the mild  jlimateof 11 C. The llH-inioiteier  stood about, Si below, and as very  tittle snow had fallen thii- year the  The Mate! Cash Store  winds blowing   down  the   Sa������ka;  chew an raised clouds of dun, which  covers everything ii: the town,   and  jbokes the I'liwiilmg lungs of  the  residents.    Peopie are p ���������uring'imo  he place by uamloads every day  Property is high, a small 4 roomed  uouse remiug for llU.od per motuii  There is of course .much   Kot-o&iai,-  j.n in real estate, every   few ��������� doors  bjaring a ii. E.   agents  sign.    At  1-resent, lt<e C.P.R   has   a   branca  from Ca.igary dt.e north 10 Strath-  t.-ona on   the south   bank   of    the  Stiska'chewan, opposite Ed mon torn  The Canada Northern have    brig-  ed thb river at ano her  point   however Ui.d run into  Edmonton,   and  it is now on the tapis lo bridge the  river between the tieo towns.    Tltis  will be a  stupendous   undertaking  the river at this poiut being   about  half a mite wide, With   veiy   high  ������������������milks'.    Of course every   one  expects the ultimate entry of the G T  P   in the remote future.    However,  Edmonton is to day aii exceedingly  Quay pl-ice. and   accord ing' i. u   Mr  of our Wall P tpers reveals their  great superiority. Our New Papers  are simply the perfection of excel-  !enc<*���������alio,that our  1908 JMing TacMe  is the"nest.  T.E.--BATE  nqoestoia body of  James Haslam  Anley, a good place for capitalists.  Several towns are scattered 'along  the C P. II.. branch 'between the  Saskatchewan and Calgary, and. a  ;,reat  future  mat country.  undoubtedly  awaits  m-u*.-. >-:ii*m  Our new Spring stock of up-to-  date shoe- is now in. The largest  and best assur.ment of footwear in  iho Uis;ri.:t.     S.'Leieer & Co Ltd.  Coroner Abrams went to Baynea  Sound Monday, and held an in-  quesvye^erflay on the body found  on the beach by Str. Fern between  Qualicum and Deep Bay. It was  ���������undouh'edly the remains qfjameg  -Hi-Sra^-vflio-has-been-rnisping���������for-  some time. Dr Staples, after examining remains, gave aa aa  opinion that the man had beea  dead for about 2 weeks. A portion.  <*f the boa;t and a cushion with ��������� the  nam* of Campbell, marked on them  were founcj hear tho remains. The  verdict of the jury mis ''de th from  drowning".'   Deseas-d  th r of Wm. Haslam.  wab a  bro-  ���������0-  In this iMoe Mr Carey'-- notit'o  of ast-iginwot eppe-'trs We .*we sorry that th n bar- inipi'toned, and  tiust. that hewJtlte nldo lo BCttle  his aff or-' nat ist'ae'oi'i 1 v, and roHitmc  liu-tiie^i', which i*������ hi- pmseiit it,  tiMi'ioii. Kaiture <d customers to  mnl*'* pay ' enis if **aid to be the  cant- ��������� of f-si-imeiit.  Thr! Hi'" itnu'itl" hnvo just received a  'iHtupl'' d"X' M    ��������� f    I'al'n    co.its  '  us*m *~*marm>mtkati ������������>mi iWMiiH-illi''*  ���������  V       . 1  d.  ,ft! I,.  1 .  r  r.-   ,.-1   . ,  Ple-wo tako notice that Mr Napnr ha������ tlisposod of his interest in tho lm������ini"H������ now carried on hy tim firm known as  M ipiertt Partridge and that all riut4audiii������ acoounta duo to  the mime firm niu.it bo settled within the noxt thirty dnyu (80)  After that date, unlosH witiHiMcinry arraii^ments are made  linvniotiti- (hen du*', a-nno mil he plitecd for collection.  iii ill a, pirtltuit-.    ptatiu,    nil   inrii 1   I  ���������  ��������� ,���������   ���������      ���������  ment manufi'cturvd by the Aeolian \i"l* cape������, mid wai 1  t^Itt   ruiV tr  Con. BapkR reported the hydrant   Cu.v, N.Y. in   which   tho   pimio-a ! wrintKnH and 1 m.i. boa riuiiabie  of rt-trdr. \ nuchui/wni m'iw mm mn witii   t).<i' gtM'inont tor ib-- w.nk.  yjn.'ir tbo p*'*nw Xo ������������  Motion paa������ed to request Mr  Stevens to repair tho flame.  piano, and whi.h itnay be opera. 1  mechanically, or turned   off,   and  A long disctiBBion thou took ploco the piano used manually at will.  onthotohoolfund tax ultimately] cv.n John Thompwm went bolow  reeuHing Ux Aid Bate giving notice  thnt hn would brine in on amend-  nj-mt to tne property bylaw, nn..'  theclerk being im-trucled to eoll.-c.  licence! from ���������hoetnakeri*, billiard  (able keepers, barbers, commercial-  (ijr-iyeUprs and all f������ud aujout uUu  M SALE  Quatitt if. ti'-n 1'nl icre*i of   line  3  litHl wL'i-k having iii chatm-   a   t'i ���������   jand, c-.t**ny 1 icai-u, m i-m-  "i  ni"otf"l o.'".. 7'uini'f,    A vifi.   ;.> -i   t/ ^ , (r , < .* r.,i,i..v V,i,..\-   1   ���������?  large family ui young children  t>.rv   from po-it oilici.  loft unprovided lor. \ App'y at tun- t-l!:n-i.-.  1  Sea the new Autc cxxrvn .1*.   *\\ntrc  1 in  Bro*',  It l<' K, t'i -*V) p r pack, a I  Napier  ���������    T*      -   " '     '  1 (w i *Uliwnw ���������  RAPIER & I'ARTRIOGE aiiiiiiiiitiMtifiitiiiitiiiffmfiftfiimif!inti������t  ,+m------ ^���������.......... ���������.... ....... ^..........j  EBEN HOLD  IRVING BACHELLER  '-it***-*********-*^  ���������^^fr^^ftiij.ifrfcj.frtj,^^,  Continued from last week.  "Ah, boy," he said, "your way shall  lead you far from here, and you shall  get learning and wealth and win many  .victories."  "What nonsense are you talking, Je<J  Feary?* snid Uncle Eh.  "Oh, you all think I'm a fool an' a  humbug cos I look it Why, Eben  Holden, if you was what ye looked ye'd  be in the presidential chair. Folks here  'n the valley think o' nuthin' but hard  .work, most uv 'em, an' I tell ye now  "You shall get learning and wealth."  this boy ain't a-goiu' t' be wuth putty  on a   farm.    Look  a'  them  slender  hands.  *~~IiThW^W������s_a~man~come-to-me-t*ae-  other day an' wanted t' hev a poem  'bout his wife, that bed jes' died. I ast  him t'tell me all'bout her.  ��������� " 'Waal,' said he after he bad scratched his head an' thought a minute, 'she  was a dretful good woman t' work.'  " 'Anything else?' I asked.  "He thought ag'in fer a minute.  " 'Broke her leg once,' he said, 'an'  was laid up fer more'n a year.'  " 'Must 'a' suffered,' said I.  "'Not then,' ho answered. 'Ruther  enjoyed it layln' nlied an' read in' an'  hein' rubbed, but 'twas hard on the  children,'  " 'Sposc ye loved her,' I said.  "Then tho tears como into his eyes,  nn' ho couldn't speak fer a minute.  Purty soon ho-whispered 'Yes,' kind o'  confidential. Course he loved her, but  those Yankees are ashamed o' their  feelln's, They hev tender thoughts, but  thoy hide 'cm as careful as tho wild  gooso hides hor eggs. Toil nn' slave  nn' scrimp nn' stive���������thefs 'bout nil we  think uv 'u this country. 'Tuin't right,  lloldon."  "No, 'tnln't right," paid TJnr-Io Eb.  "1 know I'm a poor, lnis'riiblo critter,  Kind o' out o' tune with everybody I  know. Allwus quarreled with my own  folks, nn' now I nln't got any homo,  Pome day I'm goin' t' die in tho poor-  houso or on (he ground under theso  woods. Rut I toll yo"���������here ho spoke  In a voice that grow loud with feellne���������  ���������'iiu'hho I've boon lazy, ns they sny, I lit  I've grit more nut o' my life than nu;> o'  these I'oiils, An' some day tiod '11 Leri-  or me far iilmvo them.  "I know Have Krower's folks hev got  bruins an' deceney, but when tliet boy  Jn old enough t' take eare o' himself  let lilm git out o' this country. I tell  ye he'll never iniiHo a fanner, nn' If ho  marries nn' nettles down here he'll git  t' he a poet inehho or some such shiftless cuss an' die la the poorboustv  "fjtipsf* I better git back t' my h'lllii'  now. flood night," he added, rising  ninl buttoning his old coat as ho walked a way.  "Hliig'lnr man," Undo Kb oxelnimod  thoughtfully, "but auy ono thet picks  him up fur a fool '11 find lilm a counterfeit,"  Young na I wns, tho rugged, elemental power of the old poet had somehow  j.nt tn ?m> Ximivt nnd ofiwod mv "m**-*"-  Ini-tlo-n. It nil onmo not fully to my  understanding until Inter. Llttlo by  littlo It grew upon nto, and what nn effect It hud upon my thought and lifo  over after I should not tlnro to ������stl-  -i.ut".    A'"1 "������������������"> ' ������������������wM nut the "pnot  of tlio IiIIIh," iih they culled lilm, and  got to know and even to respect lilm  to spite of IiIh unlovely aspect.  Undo Eb skimmed the boiling sap,  put moro wood on the flro nnd enmo  and pulltxl off his boob* nnd lay down  beside me uinl<i' tho juiio, And, hear-  hi". Din Poll nf Dip *���������������������������������. and the inioklo  of ihe burning lugs in the arch, I soon  wont, nib-op.  I rpmemlipr feeling Uncle Eb's hnnd  upon my chick und how I ruse aud  stared about mo in the fading shadows  of a dream as he shook me gently.  "Wake up, my boy," said he. "Come,  we mus' put for home."  The tiro was out. The old man held  a lantern as he stood before mo, the  blaze flickering. There was a fearsome darkness all around.  "Come, Willie, make haste," he whispered as I rubbed my eyes. "Put on  yer boots, au' here's yer little coat au'  muffler."  There was a mighty roar in tlie forest aud icy puffs of snow came whistling in upon us. We stored the robes  and pails aud buckets and covered the  big kettle.  The lofty tree tops reeled and creaked  above us, and a deep, sonorous moan  was sweeping through the woods as  If the fingers of the wind had touched  a mighty harp string in the timber.  We could hear the crash and thunder  of falling trees.  "Make haste! Make haste! It's resky  here," said Uncle Eb, and he held my  hand and ran. We started through the  brush and steered as straight as we  could for the clearing. The little box  of light he carried was soon sheathed  in snow, and I remember how he  stopped, half out of breath, often aud  brushed it with his mittens to let out  the light. We had made the scattering growth of little timber at the edge  of the woods when the globe of the  lantern snapped aud fell. "A moment  later we stood iu utter darkness. I  knew for the first'time then that we  were in a bad fix.  "I guess God '11 take care of us, Willie," said Uncle Eb. "If he don't we'll  never get there in this world���������never!"  It was a black aud icy Wall of night  and storm on every side of us. I never  -saw���������a���������time���������wheu_the_light_of_TG.od-lsJ  heaven was so utterly extinguished;  the cold never went to my bone as on  that bitter night. My hands aud feet  were numb witb aching as the roar of  the trees grew fainter in the open. I  remember how I lagged and how the  old man urged me on and how wo toiled  in the wind nnd darkness, straining  our eyes for some familiar thing. Of  a sudden we stumbled upon a wall that  wo hnd passed au hour or so before.  "Oh!" he groaned, and made thnt  funny, deprecating cluck with his  tongue that I have heard so much from  Yankee lips.  "God o' moroy," said he, "we've gone  round in a half circle! Now we'll take  the wall tin' mebbe it'll bring us home."  I thought I couldn't keep my foot any  longer, for nn irresistible drowsiness  hnd como over me. The voice of Uncle  Eb seemed far nwny, nnd when I sank  in the snow nnd shut my oyes to sleep  ho shook mo as n terrier shakes a rat.  "Wake up, my boy," said ho; "yo  mustn't sleep,"  Then he boxed my enrs until I cried  nnd picked me up nnd ran with me  along the side of tho wall, I wns but  dimly conscious whon ho dropped me  under a tree whose hare twigs lushed  the air nnd stung my cheeks. I heard  hhn tearing the branches savagely nud  nitittoi'liy,', "Thanks to God, it's the  blue beech." 1 shall never forget; how  ho turned nnd held to iny hand and  put the whip on ino ns I lay In the  snow, ami how the sting of It started  my blood. I'i* I sprang In a Jil'l'y and  howled nnd danced. The slouf rod bout  nnd (.'Irch'ii on me like a hoop of (ire.  Then I liii'iietl nnd tried lo run, whllo  ho clung to my coat tails, nnd every  stop I folt the stinging grab of tho  lieech, Thoro Is n little I'enni imtohh  niy cheek today that murks a fool full  of one of those whips, In a moment I  was ns wide awake ns Unelo Eb and  needed no moro stimnlntlon.  Tho wall led us to the pnsturo inno,  nnd thero It wns easy enough to niaUo  our way to tlio barnyard nnd up to tlio  door of the house, which hud a piuuIIo  In every window, I romombor. David  was up nnd dressed to como nftor un,  nnd I recall how ho took Undo Eb in  Ills nrms when ho foil filiating on tho  doorstop nnd carried him to tho lounge.  I saw tho blood on my fnco as I pnsBOd  lit*   IIIUILJI,   .UIU    *!li.,���������',,������ il,    II,Ul* ...    l..iUiC  running nnd gave no one ghin-'p nnd  rushed out of doors with the dipper. It  wns full of snow when she rnn In nnd  toro tho wrappings off my neck nnd bo.  gnn tomb my eni's nnd eboplw with tho  L'U.u tiilUlV,  L.ii.i.ih,  iv-tiuij   An   UmJii.M  Rlsnotto. Sho Piniio p, n moment nnd  helped nt tlio stripping of our feet and  logs, I renis>nibi.T that sho silt my  trousers with tho shoitn aa I lav on tim  floor, wlille tlio others rubbed my foot  with the tMtuw. Misr !���������>>,ul.-s ami earn  woro badly frosted, but la nn hour the  vVmli'iiivn Iind M'lit n"i "i iV'i.i nud the  returning blood htinit like a lire.  "How tpieor lie Ktaiis!' 1 ho-.wd them  Bay wheu Uucle Eh flrst cuiuc> to.  And  m a Hioiv   ' - ^-.a. ... w^zssr broko  from him.  "I'll never fergit," said he presently,  "if I live a thousan' years the lickin' I ���������  gin thet boy.   But it hurt me worse'a  it hurt him."  Then he told the story of the blue  beech.  The next day was that "cold Friday"  long remembered by those who felt Ita  deadly chill, a day wheu water thrown  in the magic air came down in clinking  crystals and sheaths of frost lay thick  upon tho wiudows. But that and the  one before it were among the few days  in that early period that lie like a rock  under- my character.  PLANNING A NEW HOME  G  CHAPTER VIII.  RANDMA BISNETTE came  from Canada to work for the  Browers. She was a big,  cheerful woman with a dialect, an amiable disposition and a  swarthy, wrinkled face. She had a  loose front tooth that occupied all the  leisure of her tongue. When she sat at  her kuittiug this big tooth clicked incessantly. On every stitch her tongue  went in nud out a,nd across it, nnd I,  standing often by ber knees, regarded  the process with great curiosity.  The reader may gather much from  these frank and informing words of  Grandma Bisnette: "When I los' my  man, mon Dieu! I have two son. An':  when I come across I bring him with  me. Abe he rough, but den he no bad  man."  Abe was the butcher of the neighborhood, that red handed, stony hearted  necessary man whom the Yankee farmer in that north country hires to do, the  cruel things that have to be done. He  wore ragged, dirty clothes and had a  voice like a steam whistle. His rough  black hair fell low aud mingled with  bis scanty heard. His hands were  stained too often with the blood of  some creature we loved. I always crept  under the bed in Mrs. Brower's room  when Abe came, he was such a terror  to mo, with his bloody work and noisy  oaths. Such men were the curse of  the cleanly homes iu that country.  There was much to shock the ears and  eyes of children iu the life of the farm.  It was a fashion among the help to decorate their speech with profanity for  the mere sound of it, and the foul  mouthings of low minded men spread  like a pestilence in the fields.  Abe came^-always with an old bay  "Iforse and~a^icl^fy~bucI������l5SaMr~Hrs~  oue foot on the dash as he rode gave  the picture a daredevil finish. The  lash of his bull whip sang around him,  and his great voice sent its blasts of  noise ahead. When we heard a fearful  yell and rumble in the distance we  knew Abe was coming.  "Abe he come," said Grandma Bisnette. "Mou Dieu, he make de leetle  rock fly!"  It wns like, the coming of a locomotive with roar of wheel nnd whistle.  In my childhood as soon as I saw the  cloud of dust I put i'or the bed and  from its friendly cover would peek out  often, but never venture far until the  man of blood had gone,  To us children he wns n mnrvel of  wickedness. There were those who  told how he hnd stood In the storm one  night and dared the Almighty to send  the lightning upon him.  Tho dog Fred had grown so old nnd  inllrm that one day they sout for Abo  to come and put an end to his misery.  Every man on tho farm loved tho old  dog, and not Ono of them would raiso  n hnnd to kill him. Hope nnd I heard  whnt Abe wns coming to do, nnd when  the men hnd gono to tho fields that  summer morning wo lifted Fred into  the littlo wagon In which ho had once  drawn me nnd, starting buck to the  burn, stole nwny with hhn through the  deep grass of the meudow until wo  came out upon tho highroad far bolow.  TO BBJ CONTINUED.  IIiiNli In n New Drorn*.  Hero Is it now form for thnt old  standby, hash, ono of tho host and  cheapest of dishes If mado of good ma-  terlnls and served In nttrnctlvo form:  Chop n pint of moat scraps flue, son-  son with suit and pepper nnd add ono  cup of hot wnlor. Roll It for a fow  minutes, thou spread it In a granite  baking pan. Chop two good sized on  Ions and boll until tondor and spread  over tho hash. Make a dressing of  ono-lialf pint of breadcrumbs, ouo boat-  on ogg, salt, popper, a llttlo sago. Mix  woll, sproad on top of the onions and  bake tweuty minutes In a moderate  oven.  Mr, Sternholiuer���������The idea! I pay  lur 100 murks to entertain my com-  pnny, nnd sho sinus "I Know Not Why  I Mug." I kaow.-Mcggeudorfcr Blatter.  Details That Reduce the Friction of  Household Machinery.  Have an elevator in the back part of  the house large enough to carry a  trunk. You may be saved the irritation  of having a piece taken out of your  new wall and the banister scratched  and broken by a careless baggageman  in his efforts to carry a trunk downstairs. Run by an arrangement of  ropes and pulleys, it need not be an  expensive affair.  Have aU "upstairs back porch"  where bedding can be aired. Much  back breaking work carrying blankets  and pillows up and down stairs will be  saved. One cud screened with wire  netting and furnished with a comfortable hammock or cot might mean a  restful sleep on a hot summer night.  Have an electric light in each clothes  closet. A press of the button will light  the darkest corner. Hurried gropiugs  in a dark closet in a frantic search for  a missing garment are not conducive  to a tranquil mind.  Have a short carpenter put up the  hooks. Judging from the way I havo  had to stretch my arms to reach  clothespress hooks, I am sure the tallest carpenter must always be selected  to put them up.  Bureau drawers in which to keep  one's underclothing are not ideal.  Tbey have an exasperating way of  getting filled up and when pulled open  carry the nicely ironed garments down  behind the drawer to be forgotten perhaps, anyway to be dragged out rumpled and dusty. Have a case of  shelves not too high. Have daintily  padded and scented covers for the  shelves, on which shall repose neatly  folded garments, a glance showing just  what you want Leaded glass doors  lined with silk the prevailing color of  the room will keep out the dust and be  an ornament to the room,���������Good  Housekeeping.  WHY FARM SCALES PAY.  For a Small Girl.  Pinafore styles are always pretty  and serviceable for little girls, and  this is one of the most useful shapes.  It is arranged on a yokelike lining  reaching to just below the armpits,  which keeps the frock neat and ship-  vjsavowh paooit.  shnpo. On to this the vest la first arranged; thon the materia] Is gathered  both back nnd front, tho prettily curved bertha collar being finally fixed In  its position. At the back a V shaped  piece of laco Is arranged to correspond with tho vest lu front, the little  frock fastening with hooks and eyes  down tho center.  Nut Cookie*,  Cronro two toacupfuls of sugar wltb  half a toacupful of butter, add half a  toacupful of mill*., a toacupful of chop-  pod hickory nut moats, two beaten  eggs, a heaping teaspoonful of baking  powdor sifted with flour enough to  make a soft dough. Roll, not too tbln,  cut wltb a small sized cutter and bake,  Curried Vlali,  Froo one pound of fish from skin nnd  bones, chop an onion and put with a  tablespoonful uf butter in a frying pan,  adding a tnblospoonful of curry powder, As soon as tho onion Is cooked  add tbe fish and cook five minutos, and  *CL\tl iu u bu.du ol .In.  ���������Watermelons nnd cool lato suramor  nights is a combination tliat tlio doctors look ou wltb groat complacency.  yoiXdrifr    flwr-Mq  a man up so as to  bavo a pretty girl  nsk lilm to explain  nil about tho hall  game to ber.  It is because  Rfi'lni," Im believing  that the shell game  iiian wears diamonds.  Orange Judd   Farmer   Conducts   fXn  Investigation���������The Results,  A few years ago, only the well-to-  do or rich farmer could afford farm  scales. On these he weighed the grain  or hay or other farm produce sent to  market and all of his farm stock before it was turned over to the shipper.  Scales were then > rather expensive,  and the average farmer could not afford to put up one. As time passed, it  becaifte more and more evident that  the farmer should know exactly how  much produce and stock were raised.  Land increased in price, and it was  absolutely essential that the best and  most economical methods be employed  to make the farm pay a reasonable  rate or iuterest on its high valuation.  So it has come about that tho farm  scale is becoming more and more popular and more and more of them are  put in each year. The cost is now  reasonable and most users claim that  they more than pay for themselves in  one year. Particularly true is this  Where a large amount of grain is sent  to market, or where much stock is  sold. While most elevator men and  stock buyers are honest, they frequently make mistakes, and it is very  satisfactarly to be able to check up  each sale.  On rented farms the division of  crops is more or less guess work. If  corn is divided in- the row, there is  liability of serious error; if divided  by the wagon load, there is great danger of mistakes. It is almost impossible to divide hay satisfactorily unless rj  it is weighed. The same is largely  true of every other crop on the rented  farm. If the farm owner will put in  a farm scale, he will find that he gets  along better with his tenants, as both  are then satisfied. The returns from  his farm will be better each year.  The progressive farmer wants to  know which variety of corn yields  best, which method of rotation produces the biggest crop. This he cannot do unless he knows exactly what  his fields yield each year. Then he  wants to know which method of rotation is most satisfactory. Knowledge  of this kind is impossible unless he  has scales with which to carefully  weigh produce each year. If the stockman is successful, he must know how  much increase a certain amount and  kind of feed will produce. If the results with one kind are not satisfactory, he must change the feed and  note the result. With scales on the  farm, this is not difficult, but it is  about impossible without them. At any  rate, it is guesswork, pure and simple. .  ���������^Recently-Orange���������Judd-Farmer-con-���������  ducted an inquiry among farmers who  are using scales, asking for specific  information concerning them and  opinions as to the value of tne scales  on any farm. A great many replies  were received, and, without exception,  the owners of scales were highly  pleased.  Most of them stated that they  would not be without the farm scales  under any circumstances, and many of  them asserted that the scales more  than paid for themselves the first year.  As a rule, the farmers owning scales,  seldom charge their neighbors anything for weighing produce. If carefully used there is practically no deterioration, because of "loaning" them  to neighbors. The present day farm  scale is well made and will last from ,  40 to 50 years.  The average four to six-ton seal������  costs, including tho setting up, $75  to $125. Considering the length of time  they can ho used, this is very snmll,  and is hardly to bo considered on any  farm of 320 acres or ovor.  Favored By British Markets.  Tha highest type of tho bacon hog  has been obtalnod in England and is  represented by a largo class upon tho  English markets. Theso animals vary  in weight from ]C0 to 220 pounds, says  bulletin 97 of tho Illinois oxporlmont  cnoicii "knoush luco***" noo.  station, and have long, deep bodies,  narrow backs, head, hams nnd shorn-  dors and a general muscular appearance. Asldo from tho production of  lard anfl some of the fat moats, most  of tlio hlgh-grado English pork is supplied by thlB class of swine.  Hent Need Lime.  Hens that got so crazy for eggshells  usually have boon Improperly foil, and  thoy crave lime. HenB In tbelr natural  state produce very fow eggs and ro-  quire little llmo for the manufacture  ol    AMulL,    B>     t.a.Ct������.i    Liu'lui,    CUi'lii-  t!c*rt<- hnve horn arbitrarily chnw-rprt nn-"'  til a good hnn will now produce six  times her own weight In eggs during  the yoar. It takes considerable llmo  to mako shollB for so many eggs, and  iniloHR this Is provided for tho lions  oat shells or anything eiuo that will  satisfy them.  A foxy man may protend to talk a  ft'.w linos In his sleep just for tlio bono-  fit of his wlfo.  Powder nud bull often ploy an Im.  port ant part In n lovo pngngomr-nt.  wm  Graft flourishes best whero tho soli  li* been prepared by a political machine. 5*  CUMBERLAND NEWS A SoIution of the Clean  Seed Question.  Cumberland, B. C  HE MEANT EVERY      WORD_HE SAID  Ex-Reeve's   Rheumatism   Cured  by Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Was so Orlppled That Ho Oould Hardly Oet Around enm Could Oft no fla-  llof from Doctors or Modlotno.  Dresden, Ont, Jan. 22. (Special)���������  Dodd's Kidney Pills cured me of  Rheumatism slick and clean." Mr.  < W. G. Cragg, the well-known merchant and ex-reeve of this place was  the speaker and he evidently meant  ������very word he said.  "It was tbe Inflammatory kind ot  Rheumatism I had and it crippled  me up so that I could hardly get  around to do my work in my store-  I had the best doctors and everything  in the line of medicines I could hear  of, but nothing even gave me relief.  "Then I tried Dodd's. Kidney Pills  and six boxes cured me complete.ly."  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure Rheumatism by curing the kidneys. Rheumatism is caused by Uric acid in the  blood. If the Kidneys are right they  will strain all the Uric acid out of  the blood and the Rheumatism will  go with it.  New Y. M. C. A. Head.  Lord Kinnaird, who has just been  elected president of the International  Council of the Young Men's Christian  Association In succession to the late  Sir George Williams, is one of the many  banker peers of the upper chamber of  the British Legislature, being the prin-  cips.1 partner of the old -established  London bank of Ransom, Bouverie &  Co., and a director of the banking  house of Barclay & Co., says the Marquise de Fontenoy.   He is an old Eton  . boy and a Trinity, Cambridge, man,  passionately fond of athletics. He captained the Eton football team as a lad,  and is one of the most regular attendants at all the great cricket matches.  His title is an old one, having been  created in 1682, and must not be confounded with that of Lord Kynnalrd,  ,_^hIch_lsjK>me_b^  heir of the Earl of Newburgh. Lord  Kinnaird's eldest son, like the other  first-born of Scotch peers, bears the  title tot the master. He ls a fine/tall  young fellow, whose disposition towards philanthropy and seriousness Is  tempered, as in the case of his father,  by his very pronounced taste for' everything athletic. Lord Kinnaird has a  fine old place in Perthshire, and a  stately town house in St. James'  Square, which for several seasons he  placed at the disposal of the late Mr.  Gladstone.  Our attention has recently been  called to a new machine which has  lately been designed in Winnipeg for  the purpose of treating all kinds of  seed grain. An outline cut of the machine is given herewith from which it  will be seen that it consists of a triangular tank about fourteen inches  wide and four feet long, open at the  top and supported on legs. This  tank contains the bluestone or formalin solution. From one end of the  tank a short elevator extends at an  angle of about 46 degrees, consisting  of two rubber belts witb wood flights  placed about two and a half inches  apart. A receiving hood is attached  to the lower side of the top of the  elevator and just underneath this  hood and extending down to the floor  also at an angle of about 45 degrees, is  placed a drain board. In operation  the upward movement of the top  side of the elevator belt causes an  upward current of the water from the  bottom of the tank and a backward  current on top. The grain falls  from the hopper above into this current and is deflected backward by  it as it sinks slowly to the bottom.  At the same time all, light and defective grain, smut-balls, wild oats  and other noxious weed seeds float  to the top when they are caught by  the backward water current and carried to the rear of the machine into  quiet water, from rwhich they may  be   readily removed.       The    clean  P'  The Welsh Servant Girl.  She came into the drawing room  (there were visitors present) and said:  "If you please, William Hughes has  came. He says he 1ms no head and has  sold his tongue," This extraordinary  Information startled me for a moment  until I remembered that I had ordered  a, calf's head and an ox tongue of  Hughes, the local butcher. Another  Welsh maiden in South Wales sent in  a singular message one evening by my  English maid. She brought "Mrs,  Griffith's love, and she hoped my  str/inge pooplo wore well after their  Journey," Mrs, Griffith, a near neighbor, had callod in tho morning and  been told by mo that I expected relative-*, whom sho had mot, from Wandsworth that afternoon, so she had sont  pollto Inquiries, and as visitors aro In  tho Welsh language designated strangers, the Welsh sorvant had, for tho  benefit of the English one, translated  it into "strange peoplo,"-���������London Spectator,  sound grain, every kernel of which  has had a thorough bath in the blue-  stone liquid, is carried up on the elevator and discharged into the hood,  from which" it may passJnto a sack  or roll slowly down the drain board  to the floor, in either of which case  it is thoroughly drained and there  is no waste ofs liquid. In the cut the  ���������^rwaTlinW"indicate~thie~direction~of  the water current, large dots the  path of grain and small dots seeds-  The inventor of the machine argues that at the present time, when  all elevators and mills are equipped  with cleaning machinery, the fanner  has no use for the fanning mill other  than to clean his seed grain and  many of them decline to go to the  expense for a machine of so limited  use, and his aim has been to produce  a machine that would do the work  of the fanning mill and pickler in  one and the same operation, and at  the same time be supplied at a price  very much less than these two machines.  This he claims to have accomplished and it would appear that Mb  claims are well grounded. The machine certainy does excellent work,  and we understand that it is to be  placed on the market at a price less  than half the cost of the two  machines mentioned.  Arrangements have been made to  manufacture ber������ and a limited number will be on the market for the  coming spring trade. Purther particulars can be had by applying to  J. A. Cowan, 781 Main St. Winnipeg.  McRad and his wife were going over  their business ledger erne evening, contemplating the overdue accounts which  its pages revealed and reluctantly  acknowledging that manv of them  would have to be written off as bad.  "What'll ye dae aboot this ane?"  said McRad mournfully. "Here's twa  pund aucht shillin's for a coat and vest  been owin' by Elder Doolittle since  Martinmas last. I'm fearin" we'll na  get the money." . 0  "Weel, I'm no sae sure," replied his  wife.   "Leave me to try onyhoo."  Accordingly the next Sabbath morning when the collection was taken up  Mrs. McRad dropped the elder's "little  bill," neatly folded up, into the plate,  and before the week was over the  amount was paid.  "Kirsty, woman," said McRad joyfully, "marriage may be a lottery, but  I'm thlnkin' I've drawn a prize."���������Pearson's Weekly.  Mlnard's  Liniment  Cures Garget In  Cows.  Mrs. Bessie Hollister of Chicago  was strangled to death with a fine  copper wire. Her assailant made  full confession.  Nearly all infants are more or lea  subject to diarrhoea and such cot*  plaints while teething and as thb  period of their lives is the most crlt*W  al mothers should not be without t  bottle of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dyseh  tery Cordial. This medicine is &  specific for such complaints and 1*  highly spoken of by those who have  used it. The proprietors claim It wi!'  cure any case of cholera or summer  complaint.       ���������     ' _^  A minister in Missouri recently  married a rich woman and now he has  bought a $2,000 moving picture machine with which to illustrate his ser-'  mons.  Evils of The  Physio Habit  The Result of Using Salts, Castor Oil, Etc..  Instead of Thoroughly Curing  Constipation By  DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS.  "Oh, a dose of salts will fix me  up all right," you say, when the bowels become constipated and the liver  and kidneys sluggish and congested.  And the temporary relief you obtain in this way deceives you for a  time, but you are soon in distress  again, and must increase the dose  and resort more frequently to the  use of this weakening and debilitating treatment.  Constipation and intestinal indigestion cannot possibly be cured until  the liver is made active ia its work  of filtering bile from the blood and  pouring it into the intestines, where  it acts as a natural cathartic, hastening the process of digestion, and the  removal of waste matter from the  body.  Dr. Chase's Kldney-Lirei" Pills  have a direct and specific action on  the liver- They not only afford  prompt relief, but positively strengthen and Invigorate the kidneys, liver  and bowels. Instead of encouraging  the Physic habit, they thoroughly  cure constipation, liver complaint  biliousness and kidney disease.  If you, would like   to   egain   your  old-time vigor, and feel strong and  well again, use Dr- Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills- The backaches and body  pains will disappear, your appetitt  and digestion will be good, you Will  escape sickness and disease because  the filtering and excretary organs  will keep the body cleansed from  poisonous waste matter.  Mr. Jas. H. Harvey, baker, 641  George St, Peterboro, Ont., writes:  "I was troubled very much with  constipation and pains in the back.  At times the pains were sharp like a  stab with a knife and caused me  great suffering.  "I had heard of many being cured  by using Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills and decided to try them. I am  pleased to say that they soon helped  me, and I used them right along until  oured. I never have pains in my  back now and only occasionally take  a pill in order to keep my bowels  regular."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, on������  pill a dose, 25 cents a box, at all  dealers, or Edmanson, Bates ft Co.,  Toronto. Dr. Chase's Backache Plaster drives out all pains and aches.  Beware of Ointments for Catarrh That  Contain Mercury,  as mercury will surely destroy the sense  ot smell and completely derange the  whole system when entering It through  the mucous surfaces. Such articles  should never be used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as  the damage they will do is tenfold to the  good you can possibly derive from them.  Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by  F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains  no mercury, and is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous  surfaces of the system. In buying Hall's  Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine. It is taken internally and made in  Toledo, Ohio, by1 P. J. Cheney & Co.  , Testimonials free.  Sold by Druggists.   Price 75c. per bottle.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipa-  tlon.     .   ���������  A   LABEL  Ulkav This  woeat  Guelph printers are on strike over  a difference of half an hour on Saturday afternoon.  Ten zebras, captured some time ago  In Portuguese East Africa by a Boer  hunter, have been successfully domesticated, and recently were In-  spanned to a buck-wagon and driven  to Petersburg, In the northern Transvaal.  BABY'S   HEALTH.   ..      ...  ���������When a child is well, give it no  medicine," is a wholesome adage.  But at the flrst sign of trouble the  careful mother will give Baby's Own  Tablets, which promptly cure indiges-  tion, colic, constipation, diarrhoea,  simple fevers and teething troubles.  They contain not one particle of opiate or poisonous"soothing"stuff, yet  they give refreshing sleep because  they remove the cause of sleeplessness  and the child awakens bright and  well. Mrs. F- Mcintosh, Wabigoon,  Ont., says: "Baby's Own Tablets  wrought a wonderful change in my  little one, When he was two months  old he began to fall and cried almost  night and day. But after giving him  the tablets he grew well and is now  a bright, laughing baby, wbo scarcely  ever gives any trouble, The tablets  are surely a blessing to both mother  and child." All druggists sell these  Tablets or you can get them by mall  at 25 cents a box by writing the Dr,  Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  A Hamilton woman has sued a Niagara Falls broker for $1000 damages  because he kissed her.  5*  ',i  t  THE SUNLIGHT  WAY  IUB ON SUNLIGHT SOA^  LEAVE 30 TO60 MINUTES'  MM.  RINSE   WELL  Sunlight Soap is better than  other soaps, but is best when  used in the Sunlight way (follow  directions).  Hard rubbing and boiling are  things of the past in homes  where Sunlight Soap is used as  directed.  Sunlight Sc/tp will not injure  even the daintiest f&bric cr the  hands, and the clothes will be  perfectly white, woolens soft  and fluffy.  The reason for this is because  Sunlight Soap is absolutely pure,  contains no injurious chemicals  ���������indeed, nothing but the active,  cleansing, dirt-removing properties of soap that is nothing but  soap.  Equally good with hard or  soft water.  YOUR  MONEY  RCrUNDCD  by the 4M]������r from whom  bur Hunllght Monp It you  by the dMlsr from whom you ^  bur Hunllght Monp It you find "���������  any caute for complaint. %*,*  UVCR BROTHCM UMITCD, TORONTO  Just the Thing That's Wanted.���������A  pill that actB upon me stomach and  yot Is so compounded that, certain  Ingredients of It preserve thoir power  to act upon tho intestinal canals, no  ns to clear then of oxcreta tho retention of which caruUit but ho hurt-  fill, was long looivod for by the medical profosslon. It was found in Par-  melee's Vegetable Pills, which aro  tho result of much expert study, and  nro scientifically prepared or a laxative and an alterative In ono.  Tho United States govornmont has  returned $0 Illegally collected In tho  form of poll tax from ofllcors of tho  H.M.8. Drake at Niagara.        ^     . , ���������**���������  Htehti ts any flarme'iit is a  Guarantee of  QO0D MATERIAL  QOOD WORKMANSHIP  and Hoed Wearing Qualltlot  Whan luylnf ftVCRALLf,  PkHtij VISTi, SMiOKt.  OF WftflKBNdMtNt SHIRT!  ��������������������������� HityrSmV"*'  iMlsten tatting  "Klnfltf tho Road" Brand  And Tafcs na OtMr  IVIRTGARMINTSUARANTIIO  li^EpEpiOW.  ������������������&(.i'.. '^i'-:*j.sJRATraRD   canao/v  Mlnard's  Liniment Cures   Dlptherla  Blaok Late.  To clean black laco nothing ii quito  ���������b good ai alcohol. Throw tbe lnce  Into the liquid aud churn it around until tbe mass foams. Uso a second portion of tho alcohol If the first baa not  cleaned the laco; squut-i-u out, putting  gout ly hcCHc'L'U the Uuutln; alininLiou  tho edges, lay It smoothly between  brown papers nml place under a heavy  weight until dry. Experts say, "Novor  iron luco of nny kind."  Food  Value  Mooney's Perfection Cream  Sodas are crisp squares  of wholesome nourishment.  They are the food that  builds strength and muscle.  They are as easily digested  by the child and invalid  as by the sturdy workman,  They contain ALL the food  properties of finest Cana*  dian wheat flour, in a form  that delights the appetite.  Always fresh and crisp in  the moisture-proof packages,  At --.ll grecen in their  hyg itnic pickagti.  The Jlrnnm.  It Is literally truo tlmt a now lwonm  swoops oloan. If it new broom Is <>**>  nnilnod tho end* of tho siruws will hu  found to bo st might nml Uio bruxh  Sijtliiri'. After it Ii.i.-> \h-oo \\.-\oi\ ir,s!,'|,i  tbo owls ������pllt nnd Ii-h-ihiio sharp, nml  til'- Hllllpi' ul   till'  ln*>l-*ll  l>i*rnlin>* iVVeg  tilnr. To ronow tlio youth of tho broom  dip It In hot Koiip'-nil*- und trim Ui������  Bufti'iH'd Hti'iiw* to ''������������������' ui'op������f bhaye. .  Tho ndvnnco guard of tho Russian  Manchurlan army is pacifying tho  country as It moves west.  DO DOS '/,  KIDNEY  1 PILLS  ���������>v\  \W  WHY PAY MORE ?  WHEN  GOLD STANDARD  TEA  la Sold at 35,40 6 50o per  pound and It la  ���������GUARANTEED THE BEST'  I lb and half lb Lead Paok-  eta.   3 lb and 6 lb Tins.  AT ALL GROCERS.  STOP IX  Every drink of liquor taken, force**  the heart beyond the natural boat-,  It also causes kidney and llrer  troubles. Nerve exhaustion Is one  of the ailments brought on by even.  moderate drinking. Stop at once tbe  uso of liquor. If It inconvenience!  you to do this It is proof positive  that you havo the disease of lnobrl-  ety and need medical help. Than  nook for tho host aid- The Keelsy  Cure hns restored halt a mllllom  people back to health, prosperity  nnd happiness. Write today for ivl<-  donce and wo will prove our claims,  Address In ronfldonco,  THE KEELEY IN8TITUTI  133 Otborna St-, Winnipeg.  Somo tlmo ago a curious club was  formed In London, It waa called the  Sllonco Club. Its membership was  limited to ton, all of whom woro season  ticket holders on a London suburban  ra|lway, and tho subscription wna sixpence weekly. It wns established simply and solely to enable tho mombora  to road tho paper cm tho way to town,  and tho only oeea-ilon during tho day  on which tho club mot.   The revenuo  i . <    i . i    . ��������� 11 ., ��������� .,     i   .1,  U'.t.n.t   ........   ......       ...     .-,..>     ������..,,������    ......  .     .  V> the foinX eyorv **r������fiirdnv mornlnc.  and In consideration of this he mado  a point of reserving a carriage for tho  niuiiihui'i*,  W    N   U   IV o  I  Sharp  Wilted   Witnan.  An old i1 lndy nliimt to bo nworn In ft  P(*nt(*h court wns n-quoHted to remove  "*i->r veil ho at- to b������-t b������'ftrd holier Sh.������  rc| lli'd tlmt Hho eould not roinove her  vi'I I without removing her hat. Tlio  Jiidiio mildly HUUK'^ti'd tlmt .-di ��������� mlulit  do that also, |mt wun rmlur tuln-u  uli.HJk v/lii'ii the ol.t iUily i nil, ' .vi, na.  th'-p*'**  nan law  to  <������mnv''*l  a  woman  to   t!ll<i'   nil    h'T   h:il."      H.iliH-i'   lli'liird,  tt.rt judge Kald:  "My iroml woman, y nt  .-(lilIlM  O..IW  ll|������  liefe  ,,;i  (he 1" 0>'h(  UflJ  tmeh u** tin* l'iw." "X'l. nn." w;i������ thi������  reply, "tlure's pit-nty ot aukt wuiuen  up there already."  t f-t-"*Sr^^^*ti3KLg3^  e>i#STVCBax&aairjrvnm&a3m\  ammmwf-  JAPANESE  DISCONNECTED.  a.t:*! JiowP-rice,  Wholesale and Retail.  Sweet and Qlean quality  ������om........... $2 65  *  *No.,*J Japtown, Cu.rnb������riand B.'V  ;!!���������'   **""''���������'������������������"      "'-������������������'- "      "*'-���������'    '     ���������      '    i*-*-"?*-"  For CANDIES  Novelties,   Pictures,  Frames and  cleaning  of frames.  ,p.  HUNDF.N  anc  - fltiSW  "WWSvT^v^  gREAD, C-ikes and Pies delLyer-  $& d.aily ,to any pari ,of City.  g-Ji������SiLSp, Grocerien  C, H; TARBELL,  High Grade stoves  fliiid all Kite '3 aa Requirements  ��������� '���������     ���������������-    j'^iisaoE.1?*  gjPspRTSMENS UOOB'H " ~  ;& GENE HAL HARDWARE  M&&N  TRADB .MA.RKS.  DES3-CM3,  COPVRSCH13 &0.  AnyonoBantling a skate!,, and description 1111x7  qnlt ;!yasoortiiln, fruo, whoth.i an invunl-iun Is  pmbnWf patonUblo. CPHumin'cntlous ������friotly  .confidential. Oldest iiROncy .,/rsocuriiiKput'iutj  in America.   Wn lmva 1. *.Vtinl.niKtoii dilco.  Patents token tlirou'Rb Alunu fr Co. rewlw  Ctryciul notice lu tlio  ibiE'HTiFio mmu%  Aj*utlful!y llli-amited. Inmost etrculntto������ ot  "iny ucloiitliK'. 'onrniil, weolrty, terms ffS.'Ki 11 year;  il.Wnix in on Hi u ispoolir.i'ii copies uiiii liMSD  jJooii ON Patrnth Heiit free,  AilUreus  MUNN   A   CO.,  ?A1 ttto.ui-.vin, Now Vork.  __���������<)-.  if  %  JOHN McLEODS  PO.lt KrURT-CH.AMS  JCJANDY. Kit I UTS.  tJKUUS *. TOBACCOS,  mt ���������:���������", "n. .".  . "'. .'���������'.. ��������� ' "���������"- ���������  The Teleiihono Girl's S,inMi*������i������,r V-****.  position ol n JeaionM Lover.  "���������Say. "Maine," snid tho hi'lb sirl dilr-  lY'S  Ins  lull  in  tho eaiU to  lier  iiitimattj  1  J'l   i  Nurseries. Greenhouses  and    eedhouses.  Vancouver  B. C.  .friend who occupied tne next oua'v, "is  it true thnt you have broken off your ������.n-  gai-PineutV"  "Sure tiling," answered Maine 1,8 she  chewed her gum with renewed vi<-o������'.  "(������i, Maine, did you really5"'  "'Veil, 1 guess!"  "Oh, Maine, what was ft*  matter?"  "He heard about my f-oin-r down Utte  r,f-*er witji a strange young mnn."  "Oh. Maine, did he really?"  "Yep.   Then he hud the nerve to call  .we up over the phone and read the >*iot  act to mo: suid if I was KoinS to curry    1   ]f,      , ,   {      dj     fl m  on  like that   he didn t   want  me to be   \ .,  Headquarter;- fur Pacific Coast  Grown garden, flower and field  .. ' SEEDS  New crop now iv nnd on   test in  our Gri.onhc:,!i-(t'      AA  your trur  ciuiJit fur them, in sealed {.acka������**~  wea in;- his rills'."  "Oh, Ma me. vhat did you wi*''"-  "Iting oIT!"���������Detroit Free Pres*.  Tho Tule of Woo,  mail  50 Assorted 5c Packages ot V*, e-  t.iblu au.: tflewei Set-.d.-,, (>.ur o������vu s-jUO-  tiutt) aviidkble tor 1> 0 llurdeu.-;   ,  For m 00  special pkices on your bulk  sekds  "Me husband had a job three year*  ago."  ������������������'"Hasn't he had any since?"  "Him!   He never hail any siuse,"  Feminine Finuncl������rlng.  He���������You owe me ten kisses.   Pay up!  She���������Explain, sir.'  He���������1 won 'em! You know very w't"!  I wagered a dozen gloves against tea  kisses nnd won!   I���������  She���������Oh, but kisses, you know-  He (firmly)���������Kisses should be paid just  aa religiously as any other debt.  She (thoughtfully)���������Just the sanje as a  ���������ote?  "Yos."  '"Or a check?"  "Yes."  "Or-or a���������draft?"  "Certainly!"  Srnft'o'n nianmial": i:   - "  He never smiled agaip.���������San Prancisca  Bulletin.  Willie's Fo-'etfcoi'p-Jit.  '���������'Mrs. Knox," said the hostess at dinner, "your littlo hoy doesn't seem to hr-vj*  ���������oiucli appetite."  "No, lie doesn't, that's a fact."  "Don't be 'bashful, Willie," the hostess  urged. "Won't you have some more 0.  anything?''  "No, ma'am," Willie replied; "1 tilled  op on cookies before I came, 'cause [  ���������jcrtiil ma tell pa we wouldn't got mud  here."          ..  neWunldlSnjoylt.  ''Did your father used to whip yon  wnen you were a boy?" asked tho young-  st'.',)��������� who had boon chastised,  "Did he!" repeated the old gentleman  re'lectively. "In those days parents were  made of sterner stuff, and he used (0  v'l<'iU' me with a strap."  The hoy's eyes lirijititoriei" Instantly.  "Golly"' he fried. "I'd like to .hoc hiiri  tin it uowl"���������-ChioiiKO I'ost,  B.C. GROWN FRUIT AND  ORN uME\T\L TREES  ftow ready fur Spring ship-nt-nt.  Extrm nice, stock Of 2 & 3 year  Aj'pljTi-eeK @ *20 00 per 100  ' "������ <\ @ $,180 01) per 1,000  May.nard Plum, $1 00 earh  JiaTia-- Pnmi',2 vr,fioe, $25 per 100  Sui/iir Ptune, 2 yr fine, $:*0 per LOO  Full hst of other stock at regular prices  No nxpense. lo.fin or dela*) of fumigation 0 ���������  iiisjj<K;tiiou Let me, price your 1 nt before  placing yonr  order ' *,  ("i-eetiiiousH pi.iiifcs, ^ioval Work, Hee Sup  pht%, Enut, L'n-iikatj'BS, Feitilizt-rw etc  Catalogue   Free,.  FOR    PRESENTATION  PURPOSES.  STERLING bILVER TEA SET  Q U ADil Q1JLE fcilL V it li PLATED TEA and COFFEE SETS  ���������!UAKLNBT5lfjr TABLE SIU  VEK  SOLID GOLD WATCHES  LADIES und   UENl'S   VVEST-  MhNSiEliCHLVlNO CLOCKS  SOLID     tiULD    HEADED  CANES  Dubi^ni* Surpn.-bed nowhere  Prices lower th. u eluewlier  Insctiption Eiig"-vin^ free and  at  short notico  M. j. IIEKI'.Y  .3 OlO 'Westniiraster 35.lo.acl  When In Courtenay Stay At.  'ihe C (> 11 rtenay,. H ote I  Every couvi'id'-n'-.e for ^uei-is.  The Cfntii*.! Hotf-1 for Sportsmen  None but the Best of Wines and   Liquors  ai the  Har.  RATES  REASONABLE  vloh-o *i\���������Boston.  p  rm^  ai������  " WILLIAMS BROS  9 "O J  very c  d  e  Tkam!'������;-ki!S and Dhavmk-s '.  Sl.N'fU.K AND   Doutu.j*   kic* ;  KOIt   lllUK,      Aid,   OltDKUK ',  Pi.idMl'Tl'.Y     A'TT'ON'DKi.)    TO  Third St.., Cu-wberlan-rl.B C*.  ST.0DDART.,  Watchmaker   and .jTaweller,  MmwMk mimjlmim ������^������tw* juiii mi.fmu.*irma~m*ii. wrnwo-MWMwwwtaMtaaiMi  WaVerly f1 otel  ���������i  First-Olass Accoramodation  . t,. at Keasona ble Bates ,..  BEST OF WINES & LIQUORS,  .SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.-  INTERESTING  INSTRUCTIVE.  "CORRECT   ENGUSH-  HOW TO USE IT."  A    M.ONTHI.V   \iAl.A/.K"K-   DliVOTBU    TO   XUl.  JOMKl'ltfNl*  '1'KIIOK  BAKUB,   KdltOT.  Partial Contents for t*ais Month,  Cour*:1 itr Hntilish for the Reeinner.  .t'onrnc io "Ai^iibl' fJrthby-.ilriMtw.d Pupil  How to [iicruuae Gnu's VowiUuhtry.  The Av- nt Oonvorsia-ibn.  S '..'.dd i>nd Wonld:   Ho.v:i,o Usu them.  Pi-o.-iuuciafsiottB (Century Diatiouary).  tJi'ri'*ot fcin^&h in 'lit  il  we  Uj rrtct i'V'jjlt.-h in t ���������< .Sth^il  _iJLbAJtt(j_*^y_aiiuL.liii aJ_*NTat_to^a(i.}!.  Course in ljn:i> r-VVritiin/ pint Pa.iotua'floa.  Alpfabe.io Use of A-hl^^riaitooJi.  Mn\-ine**������ IJugUsh for riir. Bn.-jmntts V*a**  C'-iiitoiool '.Voiil-    Ho-, kli Writ** Tlwm.  S'uiies in B"igh������li Liferntnue.  .$*t .1 Year    3ejiu 10c i'or sample copy  foviUiTi .B0i>U. Eyanston, III.  r-"jr������������������ ���������*-��������������������������� -Xff ���������'    i��������� -'  ANIMALS.  Seven spocios of -va'ps secrete T.od  .f-tore.up lumey jusi as llie hoes.  The jawbone of the nvei aj-e ���������wIiji.X is  it-A-onty-tivf foot in length. The ton -".o of  ���������such a monster will yield a ton of oil.  Cats anil several othor -tni'tia's h ve a  ���������false eyelid, which fan he drawu ov r the  eyebnll either to cleanse it or to piotect  it from too strong a light.  During the summer thrush es get up before H o'clock in the morning nml dra't  go to bed until after'9.o'clock at ui^lit.  So they work nearly nineteen hours.  The Telea polyphemus, the best known  species of American siikworm. feeds readily on the leaves of tbe oak,, maple, mulberry, willow, elm and several other uees,  The *-alue of haddock lai!'l"d on V.'.u-  'iish coasts is usually S-l.Otltl.OOO Rfciteie  .+hr.u.t!:at of herrings and '������������������.ai-ut.ate^ cwe-  :thi d of the ynlue of nil the fi*-!* auniialJy  ���������;tal. en.  The big gray kangaroo of Australia  measures about seven feet from the tip of  Its nose to ihe end of its tail. He oj*u  run faster than a horse aud clear thirty  feet nt n jump.  In tlie stomach of n ten pound p*ko taken from Loch Guwc, Scotland, rec :itiy  was found a full grown rat. quite in'act,  except that the bead and neck were slightly cut. presumably bj the pike's teeth.  S*vls������ Core For Colli In the He-id.  Camphor is much used as a remedy io  the beginning of a cold in the head.  Those of our readers wbo bave faith ia  its virtues will probably be interested iij  what is said to be "the Swiss method of  applying It. The method certainly appears simple and efficacious: Half tiil a  jug witb boiling water, and into that put  a teaspoonful of well powdered eamplv������r.  Fashion out of writing paper a funnel,  ���������with which cap tbe top of the jug.  The camphorated steam should toe inhaled through the nose for ten or fifteen,  piinutes, the inhalation being repeated,  if required, every four or five hours. If,  In spit* of its unpleasantness, the -inhalation is persisted in, it.is said that thri-e  repetitions will always effect a cure, how--,  ever severe the "cold ta tho head" may  fee.  Super-union Amcnir TMeveg.  The thief born and bred in the Blums is  always superstitious and .cowar'djy. lie  iiclieves in the-: power of witches, ^.trneiis  and the-protecting properties of tUMim-ig-,  tiilisiinins and <*jt+yrin.-*. and when searched ut the police office there are iiMii'ly  found in his pocket .or ,������on<'enlerl :ili 'lit  his -wrson bits .of coal, rusty horseshoe  ���������a-ris, lucky stones nud rings:  ��������� 'He parts with these articles, o������"vrV.ie*j,  he relies for safety in .the hour of pc il,  wi'li t)u- r.j'jiK" * i-c!iicj.!J|i'-f' cS-l sl'j.i-  lairs wiih the tjir.ikey to have tlieia lit-  ..turned.either to himself oy ���������";.ieud*.  u;  COURTENAY. B,0  HARNESS  PI !!<>.> n ��������������� it I* til.  "Doesn't the tra'a i-itop at Crimson  G.ilcli any more?"  "Nope," answered P.rouoho l!ob, "We  got a tip from the govi'iT.Mont not to let  any mere irain mhl'i'iv c:j;i|io. We done  our beta., but we don't get any eni'iiiinige-  ment. Since wo lynehod three I'lillinaw  poitei'.s tin trains run right through and  aoii't even etop to whist le."���������AVashimjtou  fctur.  Not ������. Jloirletin Cum-.  She���������-Your proposal of murriaso wa������*  tpule iiiicvpi'i'li'ii,  I If'   i''o lunch the lietter.  I'hv   Why, pruyV  lh���������Uecaiisi'' it's tlie UtVX'ioetua Ullt  tihiiully luippeii-;.-''liii'iiKo News.  HiiiiUh of bv'nipiulij',  f"rili'l'8    WIIH   olio   cillisollllinll    for   flltl  ut'W when th y le������t tliat nivu."  "Ami whnt  .������������������������.���������.; il-ni V"  Bun in Cnmbaplailfl  BTA"X  AT THE..,.  tst  I j  i/   ,7 ,"  hi   .mm  a 'J .  Au, roNVKiififNi-aw roil Ijuiirti's',.  ijREKDEH iif    dlstein Cattle, .Chester VV.liiie J-'igs.,   li.irrcd Plyinotit  /.iucks, &c  .improve;) stock  at'fa'iimickr i'rk eh.  A liO-ntt Felt *������*v>-������t.  An .American nnce f-vnt to Winfl'-'-ir  .ens-tie and insisted ti\*o.ii weing Que���������%  Victoria. lie was told that it was qu ��������� a  Imp'issihle, as on audience with the queeij  ciiuld lie had only by appointment. F II  he persisted, and the,n ihey told liiui Ihit-  fuiifed thnt before seej.ng ,the queen ha  iniisi state ihe object of his visit, lie  paid he wanted (o show lier & new pi"������������������������  oi fii'-nitiire, a throne .bed ��������� a pertvejt  throne hy duy and n perfect bed by n'ghjt,  ** JJ. \jf a -k.  "CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A  UNION MA UK CliiAJ-  ROM   TH���������������  Cuban Cigor Factory  U. Ji "BOOTW, Prsp'.Mit'M,  Till'-, HAH I*-  StM'l'l,l������t' WITH  Best Liquors and Cijiars  c <; unvm  '"('! '���������<���������   i.vr  I'll-lie.'l ipllill  m   t|i,i   ���������nirie  hiitjt..'1-  O'HH.'O OOOOOOOOOOOuO'  c c  8 o  . \   It  -'-'; : '   . /   o  . .������������������.   .*    "���������>���������,      j     ->t  otel  BAJtvixjaa^   a    pji.vts,    ���������p^o-f^iet  l',ii.yh-l, 1 x liUIH'ON ui#.ia> on tit,-;     nb,n, Uie fiirnouji MIIA'V' UKltK  HKJfll"���������AidiwiMwr, Huh-mii-i-i. NohltiK, -Sui. ���������     "OUIltlliHY HAAMU"  t-iU/nill WIIItiKV. B������������t WmuB find Liquors of oil kindi,  Tt-ni HeurdiiiK u>nd LiHlj(ing |) pnrtinejii., under thu irninml-iafv Mipi'*ui*4fxloneu nf Marl  I lav in, .vill hi f iiMoi HM-i-t eln������^ Im Hv������r.v i'w������jH'ot,  .U, h  fi li  ?* 1 oo jx r tU*j up-A-nrds.  At- ln���������-:  WiJ'.LAiMi IJl'i'!'.,      CuiiihhfLiui,  w���������^,J*wr**wm.fm**ma*ewmn'ti-i%>-*m -Mrmr.< -it-  9-)V Kal^orriinln^,. Pa\ay   ii '%ink  GI.'iTiiti'    nr.H     M,iinTi������" i^n-  ',>l O   Mr.O'iirG.OR.  (.AiiTibtrlo^a Hotel  | IRENGINBCRINQ-^  m *m**<*  NOW is ?TS n>%' VT'P  Tbu i������*Ailiim mlnlaie i-Ml-l.i'iii ,,f  fl).-  VOl-l.  IO-'-   IV ft ������t ���������������!���������������������������. ���������������������������'   (��������� ������l      I I il  #.( '*"��������� fr.hy I    i.jri. -,i ; ������������������' '5 --f -.  r;.tt;*-rlj)tl',;> fs.ix) ������ >��������� -r <!���������.* It. I-  Irnf r.i-.,O'.uj..*1 >���������������������,, Mi'iic-i T"--i ������������������  f**.-ii|il/> r !\i-y i.'Vft. .-��������������� u-J 1.1 ... k  C*t*li)giiii,  Will li'i'Uiill 1)1*1 lt%  $0* f*Mrl Mi.a, N< ������ '.*U  i     --���������    .������* e   \' i    ������������������'  ��������� ii. ��������� ���������  *-*���������������������<���������������������������  j I  ...J  ������������������  Ki   ''< ,"'' V  ''>''    "'Iii'*- "ts $il  //x-ty-i   M  ,i|/V" ' v * /itft   \ k ^N  to^T'-*.V4 '/p M A *Jx. '%  P^'^i-yxijii^W  fn0m  %   >^^ttif  I'll   M'.'--'>      i-^i       ' A������*v  I,-*/'*" "'|������������*v r~ '���������     ,;  it'{it*-.. ^v-f-u-���������-���������'���������'  i.:������ a.L.,1    l.Vtv  - J*fj     IT  rfihit,   (til.; ���������  H.  Vr,  ���������#*'*" m\  ^'v|   l^p  ������,!i.t pi-i'ii r to  n ri '\'o--i\'"v ",'!"*D  -,- !���������.��������� ���������-    ?.. ��������� I'U 'eve  to I*   ii.-i'Mi l;|.'i' ciiiet'iil ).'nil not chucU  lii-itiv.i  ,H\a^V'  "i dlililio Hi'* '���������   'I'  i    t.O\:H  t ^'"?1 2 1? F IIP  C  |f iv*.'-  !(  h  G  C  ^  *���������'  I  0  c  ; i lit jil'i j i,i ItH j to  ���������"urnish Stylish Ki<j;s  ;m^ tlo '! ''aniiiu' at  ,������������������������������������.   -,n-ili|i-   t-i1'"---. X'  !).   KSU'A'i'UKK       J  CrM!'.!-.l������l..-\NI) 5  O vUX (U)(H?()()('C'('Ot)tK)  %aaamtAe\m*tAm^^*-������**maaiWm^  Campbell's : BAKERY  A Jr-iiui "jihkuuoii. m \itihlAit   a.v������..yt>)   uu   ixtviMi.  FRKQli l'KEAD ovuiy any.  Oiauv* /or bX'riCl&.h CAlUsid pruMp'ly aHundod ta  Dunsmuir Avenue  "i  CuniDarlanil.  To Core a Cold in One Day  Tfl������w !..**.Kai!ve Broiao Q,mmerMaxa. jg/^A  || Seven MJIBca betes &oW hx pa%t. 12 i3oat!������3. I feJS BgHatUTO, ^"* Sv^&T?  GnuOrip  feTwoDxyk  or every  t>of, 35c# fl  ���������m% CWBER1LAND NEW 8  Issued Eve-ry Tnettdoy.  W. B. &ND"BRSCN,    -     -     -      MGR  ', ������i~-5���������'���������JL-1_L-1 1  Ul_ . J J,._il .  "* ���������  V The col-amni. ot Tsn* News art* op������n to all  Who wish tso ttaptma chereia views o    mat-  tws of public interest.  iVhrile we dp aot hold ourselves re-   msi-  ble for tshe utterance-* of coiTe������poudfcnve, we  3      eatitve   the r.giM   of   declining  to inser  ���������*���������?      omumuio&tionr- imuecossarily personal.  'ft  7  -������,  > m>N#SiDAY,    fi/A.ch 28  3906  V       Br-:  Kspimait & fi&naiiao .'fiy  ������i i' 'It  v / i  ���������2"S3t->   ������! (V-1\  5??S^!|S^:!:;^'^^#.������������������f^'t^iait���������-fV',-  s. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.'  ,v'ic?roi*.iA.--cc**jv!ro2C     xso-u-te  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  MaiiaLmo, calling  at   North  Saanich  Cowichim Bay,   Maple  Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  04 passengers offer.  ���������Leaves Nana'wio Tyesday, $ p.m., for  Union Hay and <Comoa* ;  Leay-ss Comox Wednesday, 8 a.in., for  Union JBay.and Nanaimo.  L������*v<es Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m,, for  Como������ and way ports.  Leaves; Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Na-  naimo a-nd way ports.  Sails from Nanaimo Friday, 3 p.m.., for  Victoria, dlling at Kuper and Thetis  Islands, Crofton. Maple'Bay, Cowichan Bay and North Saanich when  freight and  passengers offer  North -Saanich  ���������.���������.���������hen tide and .weather  coxidiitaons  perron.  WA-XQOTFVEIl - WAN'AIMO - LADY'  .SMITH   ROUTE  8.8      "JOA*N"  Sails from   Nanaimo   for  V'tncouvtJ  .���������'.(daily,'except Saturdays and Su**da\6   7  a'm. '���������'  : .:... '."  V   Sails from  Nanaimo for   Vancouver,  'Sat n-dR*-'*. at 8 a,m.  Sails from   Nan.-iimo for   Ladysmiili,  jFrii'hiys and Saturdays nt 5..-- > p.m. .  H*ih from   I..vl}smith   tnr Nanaimo,  Saturdays at 6 a.m.  ���������S.iiU from   Vancouver  for   Nanninin  ��������� da.ilv,, ftxicept Satwr'iay* and  Sundays ������>���������  j.jo p.m.. .       '  Sails from Vancouver  for   Ninaimo,  JSatodays al 2,30 p.m.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  GOTO BKU  21 sfc   1905.  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  SPORT  *nd Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  RODandGUN  If you like to read of the experiences of  anglers, shooters and campers or yachting;  or if you are interested in country life, ask  your newsdealer for Forest and Stream,  or write for free specimen copy, or send  twenty-five cents hr tour weeks' trial trip.  Foreat and Stream Is a large illustrated  weekly journal, which contains thc following  departments'  Game Bag and Gum,       Natural History,  Sei and River Fishing,   Yachting,  The Sportsman Tourijit, Ovnoemtf,  Rifle and Trap, Kennel.  We send free our catalogue; of the best boobs  on outdoor life and recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM PUB. CO.  346 Broadvra.y, New York City.  ^������������������f^-H--J;-v-i**i-^^**;^iH*^-l"^S-2'-i-  A BOOK THAT NO PARMER CAN  , AFFORD TOSS w THOUT  03D0  *YTP*fc fr^ r'^^S $T'*g'*>  R   ���������    '    *.-��������� *-    >i"-.- A-  ^^m. s^-%.***m-aw.~-**- '������������.---������^JM������-u^i4-M������***-^*������������*t-rf^^'**-u-w^  The drink of strong men and healthy women  UMim  Valne Received.  "I supposo." siiii) the uiun who had just  be*>n a peon'oil by Moiinilerins-'Miko, "that  you think .votirKolf" pcrf-'ctly justified in  tokinjr money from mc? without rendi-riiif*  an wiiiivalcnt?"  "Don't soy that, mister." was the rejoinder. "Don't say I'd take it widont au  equivalent. If de hard luck story I've  been tellln' yoij ain't fuller of imajrina-  tion an' fcraeeful embellislniiouts dau any  of di in books you've paid 5!) cents' iipieuc  for oa de train. I'm ready to pi re up mcj  chosen profe������MJon an quit panhandliu' fur  lif������."--WushinKtou Star.  "Wliere tho Blame Luy.  "But this hat," said the woman who  ���������wanted ta esfilinn^e it lifter .wearm-,- it  home, "does not become me." "  "It i.s- a reuiaikably pi"tty hat," 6Ug-  ge-sted the miliiner.  "Oh. yes.'" -ii'mitred flip patron; "'���������t'-i-a  ly it-.'if it is'very pretty, but it is Uui becoming t������ me."  "In that eii������(',"_msistecT the millinw,  ""the ImTis all .riglrtTVaJTD you aw th* /���������!),$  to blame."  No. ������- Daily.  A.M,  fie, 9(10,.,,,,  ���������W   9.28'....'.  ���������' 10.W   " 11 00  " 12 H.,  Ar 18.68..  Nn, 4���������Sun'���������'*">,}  ,.Vi������tiir'a,   ......p- I'.Od  , .e^ld.'t-riwm    ... " 3 28  .K-.":i������'i4    ,  ...  " 4 24  l;tinuuu'ai     " 5,00  f M  ,N*..<ii-iio,.,���������  "   6-PJ  Wtslliiigtitiii Aj-, liSfi  ���������������������&*.  Cumbepja-nd  Hotel ���������-"~"  ���������I'OH. Dl/NHMl'lR AVENUK  AMJ SECOND STREET.  0tJM]JElir.ANI>   B. 0.  MkP'J.'.H, Pikkt, Pvoprietrese.'  When in Cuipburiand l>e suro  aiicl suty lit th--  Cuuil>erlai*id  ��������� HkU'I,  h'irt't-OhiBe  Acconioda-  tion for transium and permanent. f-Hmrdef's.  Sample Rooms and   Public Hah  Run in Connection wiiyi  Hole*  Ooanpilcl by ,vhe Ag-ricuitural Editora  ot* tlie FcUjaily Herald and Weekly  Star of' Montreal,   at the request  of      Hundreds       of    Iveiiders.  IT     An  MU HAD   FI&EIS  The rrort '-.omplete Faimers'  Handbo-3-fc aid Veterinary Guide  ever issued,   tknple and prac  t!cal i.o'o1 m-ilxon of xhe greatest  value to even/.farmer. ,  Three hunrlrecJ and fifty-eight  subjects Jt -i|i with; ev.-ry one of  i.-'itertsi anu many of mem iilus-  ti ated.  Our Special   Offer  W* offer.M full vRi.r's. 1*11 becription.  'ii the Cumberland Nkws, a full  years f-iibscrii'ii-.-ii it> rhiji*" ^raatHSt  of allWV-eklieo, th^ family Hera'd  11 d W-*i-;kiy Star.of jVlor:trenl, in-  dtidiutr' their lieantifiil picture,  JiillJjiaLAijiXj^  '-T^  nion..Brewery Beer  fs The Best  Bottled or in  Barrels.  ti*vm^jftj������tK\iu>i!sm^������rv'K  ��������� The O.\r[0?d BSEI'/IMG Co.,      Nanaimo -B.C  ^a-a^av������aiPK-Af*t*na*r^jtmaiKi^  Obtainable in, Paeketa albo in bulk.       The beat vaiua in the. nidtkcl*  LOCAL AGKNTS-Cumbkblam),.  . . .,, COUKTKNAV,  - Me-'ars Napi������r &. r'Awusn-jB.  ��������� I\l,B������rsJ. McPhsk &, Soil.  THE HUDSON'S BAY. GO.,  DISTRIBUTING. AGENTS, .  VICTORIA, B.O  ��������� mry,m*x->riiinrfartimrm  5������  eii'ai"! tl-- o-;-", und >i i'opv -f "'I'he  ���������V.rm^r'-   Miinun!   and   Veteri-'firy  j'iudt-!''. til]  for $2 tK.)      A wm'|il.e'  <1  ���������0[>y oi th������ pict ore a nd l> ok can b������  ������������������.^.'0 a.Mlib*- 'llit'e.  v     K AJDA   /  <tv  t  <S'  ������������������������" Psg. 1 Pali- Co.  Cu'ribi'.rland      Ll  C.  I  cok's Cottosi Root Compound.  'J.'ho only unto (ijt'ia tuwl monthly  'tii'<W^~-:~^^i\ nicrti,'!!!';' en wliic'i wonion eiin  s  ���������WT3IAIW" W. TO VI0TOHIA,  No. l-4hnl N.'i .'I   Htiudtti  A.Jl 4 M,  0������.   8M Wellinsrtmi...    Un. ������ 0  **   8,20 N.Mi'Hiiio  "   !' 1"'  JO 0*2 (iu o-n'fi  "   1.<w'  ��������������� 10.48 Kiwolg!**  "   B ������U  t> 11,88 Ci-l-linn-iim.,... "   fl.������2  Ar I ���������-������ Ofl Viotori*  Ar 7.0(������  Tlifiuaiind Mile and Commutation Tir-  J-ets Mil tale, -"ooil ov^i mil and i-temi.ei  i'mm, hi two -mtl on-'-lmll e*tHs pa uvlu,  Spt-xMnl ira'ws 'iti'l ���������jtennifi ��������� Imi- Kxuiu-  ���������talt, nnd iwlua:d rites for p.ulitis niuy  bt arriMi|;t)d (m  on iipplir.atioti to tliu  Uwi, Pan*. Atfent at Victoria.  The Company reneivei the ri������ht to  ^fiirgt? without previous n������iice, .s'e-imers  aalking dines nnd hums of HAilinK.  Bxuursion Ticket** on Sale from aivl to  >H C<*Mttrn>-   i'rto/1 tn.  ifiiiiin   innmi'v   ^ it.  l. 1. , ,, .1        ,.  , .   f  urd".y :\ro\   Hnndnv,  rcMiivvvi**']' tv>������  Wer I  >  than Monday.  J, W. TKOUP, Oon. Sup. B C, C-aa'. S->r.  O. L. COUHTNEY, Ui������t Frt. & P������m. A������.  Rntts frorvi $1,00 to-$2.00 per  dny  an" '-*���������ti*whi ii*wiw**wi"f>*^-wiaiiiii*wi|it-wii*a***r***^^  V iVV^AA-VvVV^A^  E. C. Enide  Btiiycle*. anf! Su plies.  UTrrmiwatfiifTTiiMii���������rnwuflriwinriifflnBrrn ���������j���������wwuff���������mri  Local  Agent   for   i  Comox District for ?  iff'^l diipcind. Sold in two doRrcc������ ot  f'^r^&S' Htrwii-'Mi���������No. 1. i'or ordi-itiry  ���������LMIPZaI ctAKrK.iflr'rt'o-*; No. 8, 10 de-  'f-4't',j������>      \ Rr.'i-i* sir on;,'or for Sjiecinl  {"9*        .T Cr-M'P, W)������T box. Hold by all  W     ������._J druwiintn. Arte for Cook's Cot-  ���������y      ,������*-' 'nn li'oot Compound; kiko no  .ie Cook Mvtcllolne Co..     Windsor, Ontario.  I  <*:  f  'apanese Tailor.  Lien s' Suiii- und Ludys'Tiiilnred  UoaituQuo ii.-<uly li.iishcd  inLatei-'t fashion's*.    Ci.;i;^es Right.  DUMS'MU,IR    AVENUS:-. f  TO  CDRE A COLD IN ONE BAY  Tal< LAXATIVK lUtOvlt) QlTINn*,'l������; IVi-  I'-ti      A I ilni'jtfi*', ��������� r--.ui il i.lm iimin'v if u  liifi   to mire        K  VV. G'i'ovo'm aijjT-atun'i������  n each box,    2.*)������.  _\r*J} \   X)     'J'lo: Urtut Miijlixii, Jlr.mrdtf.  <w  Ml-  _��������� l-',:.'i'{*}!,'' --i'.roxci: nil "uriau of  ".ii.'ti::  *?i!Sj-^^-M'*?^--'n*-''a'>^������������������������������M''  nnil)iily. iiihiuiity .uiftaii wii.-.y /,'rnvo. 1'rico  ji,  ������������������ :i!.. , Klx.for 85.  Ono will plouso. nix w!4  j'uv Hold by aUdriii-r.'*.>i<- or mulled In ������)li\in  ���������;i:<Viimn!.:i''lii,ofHJ,.';., W'rl- j!'i".'*,'iii1;i|i,i:.u  ��������� "wojtf MaUlelng Co.. Wlua������w, OuUciq,  Clcvcl.'ind  M assey-l I arris  Iirantforci  J'i'rfc-ct  R:i'iihl������'.!r  Imp..rial  Diijych.'.s,  Faii'lmnka - Mon-o  Qanolono  ���������Jack of all Trados' cuglmo  BcvoiuE IiaiKl Wheel-*  for Mtlc.  Arciyh;n������ huppiirs  I3ic> v.it .mil general  >  i  'V* ���������'  ���������, ."���������* y  V ���������   ���������. i  \  >  |  NOTICE.  Bidiug on loooindtiveu and  rail  way onr������ of  the  Union  rViiliery  C<������������iij������atiy i������y nny  pcr-on   or   per  gong���������oimpt ������fftin crt������w~������if strictly  firohil'ik-d.    KniplovK-a  aro ������������b-  c#ct ttitliainiwitl for Hllowing aamc  Jiy or������i������r  lt^APHH I). Litti.f.  .M*iu^,cr.  J.     Kt'pairin^ ol   Sewing ^  Machinits,       l'lshin^ >  Rod.*., Guns etc. ^  Stdntors-f.'round,Suwagutn- J  ni"ii mi il till-') S  Kty "lid I ipf illlihii. ^  t^y-r ���������t\r**ifWit'* 'fl  rfW-Ji''- .���������'���������'T'^!4^Si������"1fl*ri^'nl  $tT :.'''���������.'* 'J*w*''-"j������.s-������*ifl|  teKY"^-. *,cVi������^,k?*  to%i-''^  .:!     ;-V if'"-}"? ���������'*,������  f m  i ��������� *'*v^wj  *    ik -A-1  m mm  r'.  f T  , .,;^\i.'.*-r,*J': "^ff*.  . ... .'..J-. ���������.-' t,  ll  Vi.^r'.w*-*-.  I  ���������\   i    4   " ��������� Iv  ',    *  >' t '^ '        "������  'j������'*'<>.h\''}  i.'  W"7l  (wi'-i* W^^^  rv.i :'-:^Mm  i , ...><^.^^  I1      '     ��������� ^v.-HWr'  /        ���������      r <������i*M'  ,- ��������� ������������������! .��������� -..'^JK-'y  .       ������., . I.-.*������j.*  ! ���������     '     ������ ��������� r?i?,  i ��������� ���������>   i-i-'       ^  ."41  ���������     \i    -i *' .^ V ���������' ���������'���������-  ;'^Wa*Bo-v&Co!  r',.vr.t���������i,if.f'  V ��������� ���������������������������: ��������� owj  ,.     r',.vr.t���������i,if.f4.s.'ji*  ���������^AiftA^^  f 3rd St., Cnmbailand  ^a^*^*S*&A*sA?SA-**+A<A**A<o*+ i  I  Mm^  oi iyem^'h WM&h.fcA*  The ti'JUtSOHS BAY CO.  L_ STAMME.RINU.  The Care That One Sufferer Invented  May Help Others.  Among the minor arts of great Importance is the self cure of stammering, which comes upon so many in  early youth. In the memoir of the  author of "Jolm Inglesant," which his  -widow prepared, we read a rather  touching confession. "I contracted the  habit of stammering," wrote Mr. Short-  house to Lady Welby, "as a delicate  little boy of three at a large day school.  It was not such a misfortune as might  be supposed. For without this thorn  In the flesh 'John Inglesant' would  never have been written or conceived,  and much which Is very dear to me In  philosophy would have been unknown." Few Btammerers can bring  forth a classic from their affliction,  and some would even refuse the author's fame at the price of the speaker's embarrassments.  In many cases the self cure of stammering is easy. The present writer  ���������was a sufferer when a boy at a day  school. He set himself to Invent tho  core. It was absolutely necessary, he  found, that the opening syllable ot a  sentence should be said several times  "before the sentence was under way  (just as tbe billiard player waggles his  cue before the correct stroke). It occurred that the stammering might be  done silently. So that little boy stammered firmly to himself with tightly  closed lips, Imagining himself to be  speaking. It was easy enough, when  tbe requisite number of "tut-tut-tuts"  or "gug-gug-gugs" had been achieved  la silence to start the sentence. Since  then he has never stammered���������aloud.���������  London Chronicle.  Bee* an Bur-flars.  It appears that the monarchies of  bees, well governed as they seem to be,  are afflicted nevertheless by organized  criminal classes���������sneak thieves and  highway robbers. Some of these robber  bees go in strong bands to pillage and  ore able to storm and sack a hive. Aft-  *r the slaughter they carryall the provisions home. Some colonics of bees  never work; they live entirely by robbery and murder.  There are also thieves who creep uu-  perceived into strange hives to steal  Aoa&y,._^IX^jacc������Ss������ul���������the-/���������r^turn a fter-  ���������vrartl with hordes of burglar bees,  break open the honey safes and carry.  away the contents. But tlie most curious fact is that these bees can be artificially produced, according to Buoh-  iter, by feeding the larvae upon houe.y  mixed with brandy.���������Londou Tit-Bits.  Catarrh  Cured  Catarrh is offensive���������more  than that it is the forerunner of worse diseases.  Catarrh spreads from the  nose to the throat where it  sometimes prepares the sufferer for diphtheria; it  spreads to the stomach and  bowels where it generates  the worst kind of indigestion ; consumption, even,  has been known to be helped along by catarrh.  If your breath is bad,  you had better sweeten it  up by getting catarrh out  of your system. You should  take something that will kill  the disease germs, tone up  your general health and  particularly revitalize and  invigorate the mucous  membranes which catarrh  especially attacks. Don't  fuss and fail with snuffs and  sprays���������get right straight  ������l thc disease by using th*  greatest of tonics, tissue  builders and blood purifiers  Dear Mother  Your little ones are a constant care ia  Fall and Winter weather. They will  catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh*  Con-umption Cute, the Lung Tonic, and  what it has done for so many ? It is said  to be the only reliable remedy for all  diseases of the air passages in children.  Itu absolutely harmless and pleasant to  lake. It is guaranteed to cure or your money  is returned.^ The price is 25c. per bottle,  suid all dealers in medicine sell 314  SHILOH  This remedy should be io every household.  KITCHEN HELPS.  Iron pots may be kept in good condition by being blackleaded on the out-  Bide.  To wash anything that is greasy use  hot soda water. The alkali turns the  grease into soap, which will do Its own  cleansing.  When you have a greasy kettle after  frying cakes or the like try cleaning  It with a cupful of cornmeal and see  how neatly It does the work.  An artist's palette knife or druggist's spatula Is a vast Improvement  on the vegetable or case knife in the  kitchen for innumerable purposes.  To clean zinc mix whiting witb ammonia into a smooth paste and apply it  to the zinc with a soft woolen cloth.  Let the whiting dry and then rub it off  with a piece of flannel.  Kitchen tins may be brightened by  boiling them in strong borax water.  Kinse in hot water and dry, and unless they have been very much neglected they will be silver bright.  GOOD   HEALTH.   ...    ..  Requires That the   .Blood be   .Kept  Rich and Pure.  The secret of health���������the secret  of life itself���������is good blood Therefore a medicine that makes new blood  and supplies the necessary material  for rapidly rebuilding wasted nerve  tissues, reaches the root of most of  the serious diseases- For this pur  nose there is no medicine can take  the place of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  Thy actually make new rich, red  J)lqod, and through this new blood  "cure M^hn-lis"e"jas"es~as~aiiaeniia7~neur������  ments of women, Indigestion, heart  algia, rheumatism, the special ail-  troubles, St- Vitus dance, locomotor  ataxia and partial paralysis. You  can find evidence of the value of  these pills in every part of the country, among others Mr. D- W. Daley,  Crystal City, Man., says: "I have  used Dr. Williams' Pink Pills with  wonderful success. My blood wa  very poor, I was weak and nervous  suffered much from heart trouble  and was scarcely fit for work- I  used nine boxes of the pills, and the  result is I am again enjoying the best  of health. I do not think there Is  any medicine can equal Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, when the system  run down."  But you must get the genuine pills  with the full name, Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills for Pale People, printed on  the wrapper around each box. Ask  your druggist for theso pills or get  thorn from the Dr. Williams Medicine  Co. at no cents a box, or six boxes  for $2.50.  Light Can-brio-- and Prints.  To wash light cambrics and prints  dissolve a tablespoonful of alum in  enough lukewarm water to rlnso a  dress. Dip tho dross into It, taking  caro to wot thoroughly ovory part of it,  and then wring It out. Huvo warm,  not hot, suds ready nnd wash tho dross  quickly, rinsing It In cold water. Whit*  (instllo soup is best for colored cottons.  Have tlio Ktitrcli ready, cooled u little  KhiHO ilio drew- in It, wring It out and  liiuig It wrong sido out to dry whero  tlio wind will Htrlko Jt rather than tlio  sun, When dry iron directly. Prluls  should never bo uprlnkleil, but It' too  dry they should bo Ironed under a  damp cloth. It Is bottor to wash thorn  when tho Ironing uau bo dono at once,  HelplHelpl  Tm Falling  (PRONOUNCE!) Sf-KUN)  **'      Sold by an .iruggiatu, tl pot tx.u'.a.  -MM****--.! AND BOOKLIT CRtl  ttnt " >'. our ii.inpSimenH.  Ao-Mtis "tampta Dopartmant 0*  Dr.T. A. 8 locum, Limited  Oflki-t tuul haXtoratorm 1  III KINO *������lit������ET WEST, TOnONTO.  Thus cried the hair.  And a  kind neighbor came to the rescue with a bottle of Ayer's  Hair Vigor.   The htfr was  saved I In gratitude, it ������rew  Suiig aid ......,. *..J with a!!  the deep, rich color of early-  life. Sold in all parts of the  world for sixty years.  L " Ahont tit. nut im f Init ntnrlj- ������1| nf my  hslr -flili'wuiK kii Nil*, k nt waiNis, I was  a-litie-l I'i *ittti>! '.- ������*)���������..'! mtrVVr  I rtia so, ami ** t r������>n,i 1 row !������v, ������*���������.#*-) 1 I'u J  famd of hslr ���������'- Usu*. W. J, Rnomiti, Mt-iotn-  uiiu I'Jl*. "���������*���������'-���������  ������������uw mm i������>u<���������������iwu.^  A  Ua&a by J. 0, A������������r Co.. UwtU,  Aim asssuitotuMr* of  If/!**���������������>   SARSAPARILU,  (J&toJ   Cii������itBV PIXTOftAi.  The Evening: Toilet.  Never omit to wash your face before going to bed at night if you want  to keep your skin smooth and soft.  Use warm water to which a little milk  has been added and the best soap you  can afford. Cheap soap ruins the texture of the skin. Before washing smear  a little cold cream over the face, rubbing it lightly over. Wipe off with  clean, soft rag. You'll be surprised to  see the dirt that comes with it. After  washing and thoroughly rinsing bathe  well in another basin of warm water  and milk. Half a teacupful of milk  to half a gallon of water is the right  proportion. This bathing is to remove  any suspicion of soap. Dry thorough-  ly and then rub in a little cold cream  or other skin food and smooth out all  the tired lines and wrinkles. Then  carefully wipe off any that the skin  will not absorb.  Sunlight Soap is better than other  soaps, but is best when used in the  Sunlight  way.     Buy Sunlight Soap  nd follow directions.  The National Trust Co. have purchased central property at Saskatoon,  Sask-, 75x140 feet, and will erect a  large block thereon.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Cold6, etc.  The Sawyer Massey Co., Hamilton,  have acquired property in Saskatoon,  Sask., and will erect a distributing  warehouse thereon.  Pale, sickly children should use  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.  Worms are one of the principal causes of suffering in children and should  be expelled from the system.  Last week's Gazette announces the  cancellation of sixty more mining  leases in the Rainy River district,  for non-payment of rentals.  Mhiard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Sirs,���������I have used your MINARD'S  LINIMENT for the past 25 years and  whilst I have occasionally used other  liniments, I can safely say that I have  never used any equal to yours-  If rubbed between the hands and  inhaled frequently, it will never fail  to cure cold in the head in twenty-  four hours.  ���������4Uis_also_���������tM_lML_l9t_^������H^?5i  sprains, etc. Yours truly,  Dartmouth. J. G. LESLIE.  Diplomatic representatives are on  their way to Ageciras to participate  in the Moroccan conference, which,  it is said, will last about two months-  A Cure for Fover and Ague���������Par-  melon's Vegetable Pills are compounded for use iu any climate, and  they will be found to preserve their  powers in any latitude. In fever and  ague they act upon the secretions  and neutralize the poison which lus  found Its way Into the blood. Tbey  correct the Impurities which find entrance into the system through drinking water or food and if used as p  preventive fevers are avoided.  Collecting snake venom, which is  worth $5 a grain, is being developed  as a new industry in Australia.  It Reaches the Spot���������There are  few remedies before the pub.ic to-day  as efficacious in removing pain and  In allaying and preventing pulmonary  disorders as Dr. Thomas' Eclectrlo  Oil. It has demonstrated Its powers  in thousands of instances and a large  number of testimonials as to its  groat valuo as a modlclne could bo  got wore thero occasion for it. It U  tor sale everywhere.  Tlio Edmonton Lumber Co., Ltd.,  will erect n large saw mill at Strath-  conn, This now company have a  paid up capital of $00,000.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Distemper  Tli*n1lnnr of Donil  Urartu.  Hotirttf of cold blooded iiulniuls wltl  bout for it oonipiit'iitlvoly long tlmo  after dea th or removal from tlio body  (If kept cold and moist) hecauao ot  powerful Intoninl -.���������olh'ctlons of nerves  known us ganglia, whom- niiloiiintlo Im-  pul-ii's ciuiso tin? regular contractions  of the iniiMi'if!!*, Similar giinglla exist  In inaii anil othor warm blooded mil-  inula, but tlielr action Ih loss prolonged.  HciuutlstH have am-ortalned that a tur-  tii*"** In-art will beat aftor removal If  put on a piece of Kliii-H, kept cool and  moist and covered with a boll jar. 1  !.-. !!iv" '* 'uv *'-*"������' 1'imwn tn limit tlilr-  ty.i-k nr ������\->n fnrly-i������l|������lit hours. Twotvo  or fourteen hours i* a common record.  -8t. Nldialus.  Just the 8i*tne.  In   pll'ilillllK    IMtulu      WiU.      II,u.>C      -j!  Lords ono day Mr Bcott, afterward  Lord Kidnn, happened to say In hi*  bonril iiccont:  "In plum KnurllHh, man, lords," upai***  whlcli ono of tho lords reninrt������d:  "In plain Scotch, you mono, Mr.  Sor. 1," An,1 i'u.' [-r./i.i|*t advocate Ift-  attimly rfjolni'd:  "*,..��������� 1,1..ii*���������;���������. lu 1,"...m I'Dmni'in ron-e,  iiiiM iu:.). un' tiiiilii 1)10 Kama in a'  laiiguago*."  THE SUPERIORITY,  OVER JAPANS OP���������   II  ���������������  Ceylon Natural GREEN TEA  Is unquestionable.   IT 13 ALL PURE TEA,  8eld Only in foaled Lead Packets at 40c, 50c and 60c per lb  By all Grocer*.     Highest Award St. Louis. 1904.  | If it is a Question of Warmth us*  E. B. EDDY'S  BUILDING PAPER  It Retains Heat and Keeps Gat Cold.  Write for Samples and Prices   ' '  j TEES & PERSSE, Limited, Agents, Winnipeg  Imperial Maple Syrup  ALWAYS SATISFACTORY  Ask your dealer for Imporial Maplo Syrup.  Do not allow him to aubstltute  an inferior article beoause it Is ohiapor.  Keep saying it, over and over again.  Ayer's Pills. Ayer's Pills. Ayer's  Pills. The best liver pills ever made.  Tbey cure constipation, indigestion,  biliousness, sick-headache. All vegetable, sugar-coated, mildly laxative.  We he-ten secret* I WsftKhli j.O.XneCo.,  thslsf ������l������s������l������ll������T wejldncs.     Lowiu, Hess.  MAKING UP THE FACE.  If You Unit line Rouge This Ia the  Way to Do It.  There is no drug store which contains  a line of reds to match the white or  tan or brown or ellve of every skin.  The woman who persists in using rouge  should make her own preparation at  home. This Is not a difficult task.  First, turn your mirror so that It is  backing toward the light, or, better  still, so that the light falls upon you  from one side, as you sit facing tbe  mirror. Daylight Is the only light In  which a woman should make up. Have  beside you a small box of carmine, a  box of rouge de theatre, a box of prepared chalk and one of cream tinted  face powder; also a little oil of sweet  almonds and a few clean empty saucers. Try the rouge flrst. It may harmonize with your skin perfectly, but  there are nine chances In ten that It  will bo vory much off color. Scrape a  little of It up and darken by mixing  with a little carmlno or Jighton by  mixing with a little of tho white or tho  cream powdor as your judgment dictates. If you can got no good results,  discard tho rotigo and work with tho  carmine and powdor. When you havo  obtained a tint that blonds with your  skin mix in just a trifle of the oil of  sweet almonds to glvo tlio wholo adhesiveness. Remember your quantities  nnd always keep your formula. Always put your roiiK������ on very lightly  wltb a hare's foot boforo powdorlug.  Thus only ls palntlug made artistic-  New York Press.  Saapplah.  "You men complain at every little  pain," she was saying, "but we women,  we suffer in silence."  "I suppose you do suffer in silence,  you take eo much pleasure in talk," he  replied.���������Baltimore News.  Gebhart-What, so hard at work just  before Christmas?  Carsono-Thafs just why. My wife  threatens to buy mo somo absurdly expensive Christmas present, so I'm making a llttlo extra worklug overtime.���������  Chicago News.  Good Thing-*.  "Surely," said tlio persistent solicitor, "you aro willing to admit that Ufa  insurance ls a good thing."  "Ob, yos," replied the wearied ono,  "in that respect It seems to bo just  like the policy holder."~Chlcago Recent-Herald.  Armours  JC..X.I XctCL  of Beef  Makes Food  More Nourishing  We do not daon that Annotu'i  Extn-a of Boof������ a food It is atonic  for the appetite���������ii sooifaiag and grateful to the iftomacJr���������helps ono to get all  die noarahment out of the food���������wares  quick, sound cEge-ftian.  Start dinner with a clear bouillon or  savory soup with Armour's Extoadof  Beef added to give the true beef flavor  -���������-and see how easily the dinner u  digefted.  Auconnted For.  BIbrs ��������� Slofooy In forover harping  about the poor IiuhIuohh outlook.  DlgKii-Iliili!   No wonder!  "Biggs���������What do you moan by that?  Dlg-rrt���������IIo hns a poor way of looking  out % businesH.-DotroIt Tribune,  Appropriate.  She-Mrs. l-'lushly says she's going  to hnvo hor winter hat trimmed with  stuffed s.julrrels.  He-Well, I always said she was inclined to bo nutty in her iky piece.���������  fWrolt FYm* Press.  -w n *u No mmm  ���������urn**  Cray's Syrup  Red Spruce Gum  For Coughs and Colds. sp.  tea? Man WKo  Went Wron^  By C. B. LEWIS  Copyright, 1005, by P. C. Eastman t  There had been a gale in the gulf all  night loiig, and as daylight came and  the Cuban scouts looked out of the  thicket in which they had lain through  the night the white topped waves were  chasing each other ashore like so many  wild horses. They were there to meet  a blockade runner which was to have  landed a cargo for thorn the previous  night, but the gale had kept her away  from the coast.  "What is it?" was asked as one of  the group uttered a shout and pointed  out to sea.  "Boom!", came the report of a cannon as if in answer.  j. Three miles off the coast was a tiny  craft heading straight for the shore  under a bit ot sail, and not halt a mile  behind her was a Spanish gunboat  which had opened fire at the reeling,  dancing target Such was the tumble  of the waves that the larger craft  might bave fired all day long and only  planted a lucky shot by accident, and it  soon became apparent to the watchers  that if the little craft were handled  right she would at least reach the  breakers in safety. Then heaven help  the man who was sailing her. She  came on like a gull, sometimes hove up  until she seemed too launch herself  through the air and again sinking so  far out of sight and being hidden so  long that the watchers held their  breath and spoke no word.  "A-h-h-h!   Cheer!"  As the water began to shoal the gunboat slewed her head around and wallowed in the trough of the sea for a  moment, as if0 she would turn turtle,  and then got her keel under "herK ami  steamed out to sea. The scouts waved  their hats and cheered the man who  was holding the stem of the boat,  hardly more than a skiff, straight for  the beach at their feet. They ran and  pulled down a vine from a tree, formed in line with the outer man up to  ~Kis~Waist~in~the���������hoiling���������foamr^and-  ,when the craft struck the first breaker  and was hurled end over end the  stranger was caught by tlie collar of  his jacket and drawn out of the grip  of the deadly undertow.  "Well done and thanks for it," he  said five minutes later, when he hud  cleared his eyes and mouth of salt  .water.  "How came you afloat in that craft?"  asked the leader.  "I came from Key West to join you.  You are insurgents, I tako it? Take me  to headquarters."  "But you braved tho gale in that  craft?"  "I scudded before it nl! night."  "And you���������you huvo come to help us  fight?"  "Tako mo to headquarters," answorod tho man. And ho shut his jaws and  would talk no more.  A. mnn was detailed to conduct him  to insurgent headquarters. What the  stranger said to the general never  will bo known. Perhaps lie told all;  perhaps ho simply said that like many  another American freo lnnce ho had  como to help Cuba win her independence. Good men woro too scarce for  any caviling. In two days- tho stranger,' who had simply been dubbed  "yankco," was scouting. IIo was silent and taciturn and made no friends,  but when it was found that ho had  plenty of courage tho men rallied to  lilm and were led by lilm without  heartburnings or Jealousies. They wild  of lilm to ouch other wliun out of earshot :  "IIo Is educated. Ho Is a gentleman.  Ho has gono wrong somehow. Lot It  bo his secret, however."  Threo months after tlio landing, Con-  oral Woyler had bfforod a reward for  Yankee, dead or flilvo. IIo detailed  fifty scouts for uo othor purposo but to  look for him.  Day by day lie railed nt them for  their wnnt of success. Ono by one their  number dwindled away under the bullets of Yankee's little band of ton.  The Spanish tried bribery, but the Insurgents turned their backs on the  auras named. Thoy sot traps, but the  Cuban scouts scented them nnd refused  to walk in.  In six months a hundred Spanish soldiers owed their death to tho llttlo  buna, uml a iiuiiiueu jiigia.u.uuin n/.i'u  bo had to ihe huuiv aiust; Thai Iherc  came a day when Bpiiiilwlj cunning prevailed. Men wero sent out to bo defeated and fall beneath Cuban bullets,  while thoso who lived fell back In aooxn-  lllg pIllllV.     'Ul������ l'UM> hl.l.i inmi. ..mi u.v  ten, led by Yankee, suddenly found  themselves surrounded.  It was on tlio edge of an old Nugar  plantation. When the lender saw that  retreat was cut off and that he wus *ur-  ronndeil nn till vlilov, he p<tvo urder* tn  retreat to the engine homo ut the mill.  It was a i.i:ia!l hr'.di hull !.'���������>;*, nud -vli.-n  door* nud windows li.nl han h.niiiail-  ed it made a strong lit Ho furt. It wan  so strong that, although there were *������������  Spanish infantry on the ground, they  dared not rush it. They simply surrounded it and sent for cannon to batter down the walls.  (  The Cubans were trapped like rats.  They had neither food nor waiter, and  their cartridges were reduced to seven ;  per man.   It did not take the slowest j  witted man among them more than a i  quarter of an hoar to realize that the J  engine house was a death trap.   All instinctively gathered about the leader.  No one asked a question.   The posture  of each inan spoke for him.  "They are 400 to 10," ��������� said Yankee as j  be locked around him.   "We have seventy ballets, and we must kill seventy  of the enemy.   After that"-���������  "What?"  "We must die fighting with our machetes. We will make a rush for it  and die fighting."  "But if we could send word to Gomez?"  "He has 200 men with him," answered the leader, with a laugh, "if he  had a thousand, who of us is to penetrate the Spanish lines and notify him?  A bird could fly over them, but a fox  could not make his way through them.  No, my comrades, it is the end. We  have fought long and well, It only remains to die without shame. Whenever you see a target plant a bullet  into it. We must have seventy lives  for our ten. It will take them till noon  tomorrow to get a cannon here. Now  to work."  The Spanish maintained a hot musketry fire all the afternoon, but thehj  bullets were tbrdwn away. It was  more for moral effect than any hope  that the lead might reach any of the  defenders. On the contrary, the trapped men fired only when they had a  human target within range, and not a  bullet was wasted.  The night passed quietly. There was  no earthly show for the! Cubans to escape through that cordon, and men  were under arms all night to repulse a  sudden rush. When morning came the  fusillade recommenced, and at 11  o'clock the fieldpiecs arrived. There  had been no firing from, the Cubans  for the last half hour. Their last cartridge had been expended.  "This will be the way of it," said  Yankee as the men gathered around:  "We shall first be summoned to surrender. If any one or all of you want  to take advantage of that, well and  good. You will probably be shot with-  ~iu"half"an-hourrbut-there-is-a-barepos--  sibility that the Spanish may keep faith  with you.   Any one want to try it?"  There was a murmur of dissent from  every man.  "Very well. We will reject surrender. They will then open fire. Whether ^hey use solid shot or shell, they will  batter down these walls like paper.  Get the barricade at the door ready to  throw down when I give the word, and  then wo will give our old battle cry for  the last time and have at them. Your  firing was so good that I have scored  off seven for each man, but we can get  one more apiece iu the rush. We shall  go under, but wo have comrades who  will know how we died."  Under a flag of truce they were summoned to surrender, but tho ten answered with cheers of defiance. Then  tho cannon opened flro, and at the  third discharge tho barricade, was  thrown down, and thoro was a cheer  nnd n rush, Tho useless guns woro  left behind. It wns a rush, a moleo, a  mad whirl of fighters, and thon all was  over. Tho ten had got another man  apiece and more. Their comrades back  in tho thickets hoard the tnlo days after; wo road of it in tho papers after  weeks had gono by. All of us said  tho same. It was tho wny to die for  Cuba.  Whoro the woods grow rank and tho  hideous land crabs scamper about unchecked and unafraid thoro Is a grave  for nluo. Somo strnngo fragment of  sentiment caused tho Spanish com-  jiinnder to give the tenth mini u gravo  by himself. Had ho finished his work  by erecting a headboard ho might havo  writton theroon, "Horo llotli n man  who wont wrong, but in doath ho  atoned for it." But a week lator no  wolf could huvo found tlio spot.  CHELTER FOR SHEEP.  The Main Thing  Is to Guard Against  Exposure to Winter Rains.  Where sheep are sheltered within  buildings it is simply indispensable  that they shall be well ventilated while  the sheep are housed in them, says  Prof. Thomas Shaw in American Sheep  Breeder. This can.usually be accomplished readily where there are windows or doors on two sides of the  building. Except in extreme instances,  sufficient ventilation may be had by  opening some of the windows or even  doors on the lee side.  When sheep are confined to a yard  in winter, no attempt should be made  to house them in a close building at  night. The yard, should have a dog  proof fence. A fence made of boards  or by building a straw stack on Uie  exposed side will answer best, as the  winds are then shut off, which greatly aids in the well doing of the sheep.  Such a yard shut off from the winds  and facing the sun niaikes an ideal  place for sheep in winter when they  cannot get to the fields, but it must  be kept sufficiently bedded to be perfectly dry. When sheep have the  the choice of lying in such a yard or  in a covered shed they will usually  prefer the former.  In wintering sheep, they must be  sedulously safeguarded, first/ from  drafts and second from too warm  housing. The former are especially injurious to them. They come through  cracks in the weatherboarding or  through leaving windows or doors open  on the windward side of the shed.  When thus exposed, they contract  colds, and coughing and catarrh follow, which, of course, are against the  well doing of the sheep.  But housing in sheds that are too  warm is simply disastrous to the flock.  It induces sweating, owing to the  warm covering of the fleece; hence  when sheep are turned from such a  place into a. yard on a cold day they  quickly contract colds. Such treatment  will soon wreck any flock. Give sheep  the choice of choosing a place on which  to lie down on a windy day, and they  will prefer lying in the open, by the  sheltered side of the stack or a tight  board fence, to lying in a closed shed  or in a part of the yard exposed to the  wind.  Cold rains are most to be dreaded  by the flockmaster. Exposure to one  such rain, if severe and prolonged, may  do more harm than exposure to weeks  of dry cold���������in fact, exposure to dry  cold does not do any harm if accompanied by protection from draft and  wind. Of course the closeness or openness of the wool covering will exert  a very Important influence on resistance t~o~rain, T>uf���������no~clSBS���������of^h'eep"  should be exposed long to a cold rain  if any measure can be taken to prevent it.  CHESTNUT GROWERS'  TALK  High Quality,   Nonwormy   Chestnuts  Bring    Good    Prices���������What   An  Enthusiast Says of Culture.  For thirty years Mr. Lovett, a Pennsylvania farmer, has been an enthusiast on the subject of chestnut culture.  He now has about fifty acres planted  to chestnuts, thirty acres in bearing  and twenty acres in young trees and  nursery rows. The bearing trees are  mostly ten and twelve years old (from  the graft), and at the time of my visit  these trees were heavily loaded with  immense nuts, a bushel or a bushel and  a half to a tree.  "All Paragons?" I asked him. "And  how much do they bring in market  during average years?"  "Mostly Paragons.| I've a very few  Numbos and Itidgeleys, but I find that  the Paragon is a more regular bearer  and morel desirable. The nuts net me  FARMERS' ICE SUPPLY.     ���������  Conditions and   Requirements  For Securing  Plenty  of  Ice  For  Needed  Consumption in Hot Weather.  It is not necessary to build a largo  house to furnish all of the ice necessary for one or iwo families on a farm,  says The Orange Judd Farmer, provided the building is properly packed,  structed and the ice properly packed.  A building 10x12 feat with 12-foot  studding has ample capacity. '  A stone or a, grout wall should be  built about a foot above the surface  of the ground. This wall ought to extend down into the ground at least 2  feet. That part of the wall bolow the  sur/ace of the ground can be constructed of small, loose stones as large, as  The Baby Chrysanthemum.  The accompanying illustration i3 of  a plant or several together in a seven  inch pot of the yellow miniature pompon Chrysanthemum Baby placed on  the market last fall. In color it is a  bright golden yellow, the individual  flowers being from one-half to five-  eighths of an inch in diameter. Every  #^fe  ;  .S2-$2i      j*JJJf^"������7-t."-Vsri  ,.r, -,  ,     ������������������ '', ,  r ...   ,r*4*fc  He Ilolteil the Door.  -Roston Globe.  .ii-i-r-'U of *li���������> Crnff.  Cu-Moiner (limpei'tlin: tho sample thi  waiter Iium brought hliiii -How do you  lu-iin^u.-ii Vdir fl.iiu tl.uvukr froiu  phi hi v-'tfi'tulile noup?  Waiter Wi- havo ililVi-ri-iit hit tela uii  the kettle*, ������!r. Wlub any coffee V-  CS-ic-ago Tribune.  CHBYSANTilHMUM lUllf,  flower petal is quilled, which gives the  blossom   quito  a  unique  appearance,  i The sprays carry from nix to eighteen  I ilowors. according to their strength.  j    Robert Kift, describing  thin  vuriuty  ' In Gardening, from which tho cut ls ro-  j produced, snys any of the choico vnr-  1 iotles of tho pompons could bo grown  in this way and would make vory salable plants. ThiH variety la said to have  been imported from Japan somo threo  years ago. It may not bo a new sort,  but as put out it looked llko a novolty  and brought the price.  Water For ths 8heop,  As a rule, clear running water Is tho  best for sheep, as It likewise is for all  other animals, says a New York farmer In Amorlcan Cultivator. It undergoes complete exposure to the air, and  that tends to tho decomposition and  neutralizing of the organic matter in  It, Water from sandstone or slato rock  also is generally pure. Water from  llmostono, howover, especially if magnesia is mixed with it, may bo very  !..;������.:������������.,. It L> I!.**.: t-* j-r-vflue-j vnr  'nus tre.nblr'-nTri*"- dlnrnsM, and on������ nf  these, known as goiter, is exceedingly  common. It caui-os a swelling of tho  glands of the throat, thc enlargement  of which la soft and baggy, It is truo  that this ailment may bo duo to othor  CHUBOH,   t>Ul   WUIU   v.iilt.M.lu.tl'   Luu  llluv...  of magnesia Is capable, nevertheless, of  producing it  No I'-itcin-iton.  "!��������� til* wind due cust or due west  today?" asked an evasive creditor by  wit-*- of chaining ths subject of hU  debt  "it's due now, and you'd biHler hustle to raise It,", wai the unfeeling reply.  rARAOOW JTUTS (reduced size).  $6 or $7 per bushel on an average.  Then I've a new variety, haven't  named it yet, but the nuts are so superior that I readily sell them ior $12 a  bushel on the New York market. This  variety originated on my farm. I am  now propagating it as fast as pos-  eible."  "How do you market the chestnut  crop?"  "Just sit still and the orders and  buyers come to me. The demand for  chestnuts is steadily increasing because the country's population is  growing. But the supply is rapidly decreasing. Why? Because the native  chestnut trees are being sacrificed to  supply lumber. And where are the  trees to replace those eaten by sawmills? As regards Paragon or other  large varieties, the supply is-'very, very  limited. The few attempts that have  been made to establish (5 commercial  orchards have not generally proved  lastingly successful, usually because of  faulty methods. And the foreign  ���������variety-of-nut-is-too-infer-ior-ini-flavor-j  to deserve notice."  "But," I inquired, "what has become  of the acres and acres of grafted chestnut sprout land that so many farm papers exploited a short time ago? We  were led to expect great things from  such groves."  "I'll tell you. The principle is wrong  -���������all wrong, It seemed all right to  graft Paragon scions on sprouts from  chestnut"stumps and thus quickly secure a grove of bearing trees, but in  actual practice the idea hasn't worked  out well for four reasons: First, the  new trees have an insufficient root system, and the autumn winds on the  hoavy, bur laden tops are very likely  to break tho tree off at the stump;  second, there Is much danger from  fire, owing to the difficulty of keeping  down the constant growth of underbrush; third, the weevil is right on  hand���������in force. In fact, he and his ancestors havo lived on the spot for centuries, and as a result the nuts have  no chance to develop Into commercial  value, nor has the grower any chance  to fight tho weevil, owing to the difficulty of keeping out underbrush ami  the lack of cultivation, and that's tho  fourth reason���������no cultivation, for how  can you cultivate an orchard that Isn't  in row?" W. E. A. in Farm Journal.  COISBLK  STOXK BOTTOM.'  one's list or thereabouts. It is better to  have these stones loose, simply rammed  into the trench, than lo lay them in  cement. If put in loose, they will furnish drainage, which is one of the prime  requisites in keeping ice. Above the  surface of the ground the wall should  be laid in cement mortar. A tile drain  should extend up under the middle ot  the house, and it would be better to  have two. Now fill the building full  of loose cobble stones up to the height*  of the wall. This not only furnishes  drainage but it forms an air chamber,  breaking the connection with the earth  and prevents melting from the bottom.  Sawdust Can be placed on top of these  cobble stones and tramped in to form  a smooth surface for the placing of the  ice. Some people may think that putting this foot of loose cobble stones in  the bottom is unnecessary, and yet, experience has proved to me that it is a  necessary part of the ice-house. For  sills for the building proper use 2x6-  inch stuff, laying it double, so that the  corners can be lapped and the building made strong. Set up 2x6 joists,  18 inches apart. Board on the outside  with common lumber, then put on paper, cover the paper with common clapboards or ship-lap.    ,  The Inside can simply be ceiled up  with any good lumber, avoiding cracks  as much as possible, so that sawdust  will not get into the space between the  studding. This forms a dead air space  of 6 inches. It is not necessary to put  building paper ori the inside, because  when the sawdust is packed against the  sheathing it makes an air-tight space.  For a roof one can use shingles or  i-any-kind-of^Qdam.mcAngi^'"^  side doors should be double and placed  in the end of the building, with building paper between. The bottom door  should extend from the ground up  nearly to the plate, or if this is thought  too long a door for convenience, two  doors may be used. Then above the  plate, which will be in the peak of the  building, a door should be made, be-  cause the space for the lower door will  be filled in filling the house.  Place the ice, leaving a 6 or 8-inch  space between the ice and the inside of  the building. Place the cakes on edge  rather than flat, because they are then  more easily taken out, In front of the  doorway simply put in short boards  which fit in even with the inside sheathing. After every layer of ice is putin,  place sawdust along the outside and  jam it well down. Put the boards  across the doorway as the ice-house is  filled, then when the outside door is  shut, this will also leave a dead air  spaco in the doorway. Use plenty of  sawdust on top of the ice. It ought  to be a toot thick.  In taking out the ice, be careful to  cover well with sawdust. There ought  to bo a small ventilator on the top of  Hollander's Cows Part of Family.  In Holland cows are as much a part  of tlio family as tho Irishman's pig,  for ono member of tho family always  sloops In tho stable to watch, and  often tho placo is made a sort of family sitting-room.  Tlio cow stablo Is generally a largo  building, paved with brick, upon which  the cows lio, straw bolng scarce.  Thoro is a brick paved passage down  tho centre, at ono end of which Is a  fireplace, and tho windows aro covered with whlto curtains as dainty as  thoso usod in tho house proper.  Somotimos tho ontlro family will  gather in the stable in tho ovonings,  enjoying tho warmth of the flro and  exchanging the talk of tho day, whllo  the cattlo, always placed with thoir  heads facing the central passage, chow  thoir cuds and almost soem to onjoy  their human companionship,  These cows are soldom brown, most  of them being either blnck or whlto or  of the two colors mixed, and because  of the fertility of tho pasturago and  tho care taken In thoir keep thoy aro  capable of giving largo yields of rich  milk. In no place In tho world are  cows made as much of, and from tho  nnnual ylold of buttor it would scorn  tbat tho caro is not iukcii iu v������iu.  Car* e*t Yaui-ir nolle.  A bull should be taught to lead by a  ring In his now before ho is a year old  nnd when turned a year old may bo al-  lv-irtv.Nl iv ������frc <*. fv��������� J.;*"*:rz, ,",';*���������;:  American Cultivator, no should always be In good condition, and this applies to ail young stock. Thoy should  never bo allowed to fall low In condition, or they receive a check from  whioh thoy noror rooovor. nulls, when  required for service (and thit applies  to '���������'rr-f; ot all clar***), *boi))d be lltwr-  ally fed on food rich in proteJo, locfe as  clover and hra������  TaTiT    "*"   io a  XCK nOUSK SHOWI.KO 1)0011*1.  the Ico-houHO, or it can be ventilated  by cutilng holes in the peak on either  ond, AIho hnvo tho rafters 2 Inches  higher than tho edge of the plate, so  that tho air can como In under the  oaves. Ico will not keep woll in a poorly-ventilated houso.  In our vicinity the farmers simply  pay -someone for cutting tho Ice into  cakoB. The leo in free, as we havti numerous small lakos and a good-sized river  within hauling distance. Some years  tho river ico Is fine, but ordinarily tho  ico is put up from small lakes, Tho  usual price is 11-4 cents a cake, 18  Inches wldo and 2\ inches long.  If possible, the ice-house Bhould be  filled during cold weather, It Is a sloppy Job to put up ice during a thaw,  Vnt nnlv thnt hut the loo will not  keep ns well and tf it turns cold soon,  nil the cakes will Uwm uik* luur iu  tho ice-house and will not come out no  nicely an whon tho ico is put up during a cold snap.  T1"-i������il   -ft*   T������������A  If polar bourn wi r������ on tho stair*-.  If ili*i>n������ cume to ton.  If foarHnmo but ft and allv-r upratf  T>roppeil In to euft on me,  Arid Elant ptiiiIun nto all 'ho cakes,  How huppy 1 nhould tip*  tf f,.^riiH<r ny n>r"vp ! tn ���������tay  Arxl ImiiiKiil Oi������ kuiini">u,  If (itirrotH rod within my l>wi  H'M'ilit molt tho rooHutoo,  I'd l.tuf't with kIm**, because, van  I lu*t adore Uie apet  i ma^am^wmSSSaMi^m^ ^i^^^}^^^"^7^' "> .ix^^^-wW-:  c$r Early Spring  i       ���������  TENBER  t--������<i4s,-w*. ^���������%"U������t'-..'w^ta������v"V~  ,. J-.l.vV ���������**4-li������ iv������t*vWi>-*'-i *-A"'  mm*3H'  j. ^,..-^%i;^i ** ���������gj^CTSgs^  -*;xa-~sw������������-4.^-*Jciix3fc'ar'  STOCK  We have ^received our  first shipment of  ywns, NainsooR, Organdies, Persian Lawn,  Tucked Nainsook,   Colored Dimities,  Embroideries, Lacef*A!Iover Lace  Allover Embroideries, etc.  Thes-f good^  are direct from the   old.  9,9untry and are a beautiful lot.  CALL AND SEE THEM.  5c.  LOAF,  Try Our  IgEAM PUFFS  Minced Steak ?ie8 on Saturdays  3 for 7.5������.  ��������� MWn���������.*.Mm.me*T ,mr**im.r----*---'M'**H"--  1MjNSMU J AVENU  (Before Ordering  HARNESS  YOUR  SINGLE  C^LL AND GET  MY    PRIOBS  ������  X..C. MjOUNTIN.G,      $10.00  DAVIS HARD RUHHER   $15 00  '  NICKEL MOUNTING $15 00 '  ,   SOLID NJCKEL$2ooo  GENUINE RUBBER   $2000  Plaoa ynur ordur early and avoid tho rush  If yon pnroht.se one of the uliove Hots and  after ui-lng it there Im any dcfoct, I am pre-  "p-ii-od to make it good.  ���������&.11.-. m...i.j.' '."���������'������������������ ;"  ���������  .���������"��������� ,���������"...,   '....  Wesley Wiilard*  ���������aHVj^asRHMi0rrt*r^^  Q  Our staff of salesman will be on  fhe road }n a ley/ clays with fall  samples of  M^ple I^eafjsa  Rubbers  ppnt place your orders until you  have seen the New Models. They  ���������are 6  '   %     *���������������. ������> -tl  J.   LECK.E  CO.,  in*  Balling Agents- For Iho Wout.  m  The council, instead of bringing  in a echo'-ilvate by-law,'as the Act  directs, will attempt" to raise the  general fund by every available  means to meet the new requirements  This is a wrong step. Tne school  act is-"clear on the subject, and  whiie it may be incorrect innprin-  ciple, it is bettor lo have a eep.arn.tei  school fund, both for the school and  for the ratepayers. So far aslicenc  iojr. business go, thin shoold bedone  in any case, but the fact remains  -tb at-t-he-&eh o.ol-rate���������bylaw���������si Trraid-  be passed. Another,source of revenue that sfem's to be ignored by  the Council too, is a tax on ���������'cattle.  It dogs 'be t;>::.ed, why not cows at  large in the city limits? If our  rulers vvill allow these annuals to  run nt large and ft 11 the towu with  fil-h, bv all. 'mean-- let the owners  pay their ehare towards the .������������������(.���������venue  otherwise we will be hviugin a town  full of civic restriction and taxes,  without any of the advantages of  an incorpora ion.  No, it is not good "citizenship to  to send caph '���������back Earn" for goods,  nor to Vancouver either, us Schoolmaster liate^i does.  Nm is it nice to hnve Victoria paper concerns drumming the town  i'or job printing and doing work for  nothing to get a fooling, not a bit  better than for a Schoolmaster to  butt in to anoiher's source of livelihood while sucking thc pup of the  public, Take your hands out of the  civic treasury 'Mr' JJaiys, it will  look much better.  SEALED TENDERS are invited  up to noon ������if F iilay April 6th  next ior the purchase for cash of  the C. E Davit-s Slock in Trade,  cui'sis'ing of Dry Goods,' Men's  Furni-hings, Rubber Goods, BuOts  etc. etc.  The stpek is in good' order and  can be inspected at tbe Store on  Dunsrtaiir Avenue be ween the  hours ot lvon and 1 p in from the  28th Match to ihe 4ui Aprb   ivxi.  Stock List, can be seen at my  olli'.-e at any time during oll'iee  hours. Tenders 10 he addies.ud to  the undersigned and m irked 'Tenders for. Davies Stock"  The highest or auy Tender not  necessarily accepted  Dated at Cumberland this 23rd  day of March, 1,906  C.-H. BEKVOR POfTS   ,  Solicitor for Mortgagee   . o .   NOTICE OF. ASSIGNMENT  . NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  that Thomas Hov.ard Carev of the  City of .Cumberland tailor b.y deed  bearing date Uie'/V/'nd day of March  190f-) assigned ali his personal pro--  perty real estate credits and effects  which might be seized and sold  under execution to Stanley Herbert  Riggs of the said City of Cumberland 'merchant foi* the bentfii of hi*  Vcrediior- generally.  The said deed-was executed by  the snid ThouiitB Howard Carey  and Stanley Herbert Riggs on the  2'2nd day of ALirch i.OOti  All persons h.tvingclaimsagainst  the estate are requested"to forward  ihe same to the Assignee duly verified on or before the. 12th day ot  April next after which date the assets will be distributed amongst  such of the creditors ol wtiich, the  Assignee h.ts '.hen received   notice  A meeting of the creditor.-'ot" the  said Thomas Howard Carey will be  held at tho oiiioes of li.Q und<:r.-iiiii~  ed al C'itnbevliiod li C., on the i'2'.h  day of April 1906 at, ,3 prtn I'or the  giving of directions- with reference  to tlie dh-pusal of tbe eeuue,  '-.C.-H   I--EEV0R--POTTS,  Solicitor for the Assignee  L-l Li LJi  Capital (paid up),  $3,000,000  Reserve Fund       .3,437,162  Undivided Profits, ...........36.373,576.'  T. E. KRMNY. Presidkxt E. L. PEASE, Gbnbral Makage  BRANCH AT CUMREEL AND,  Savings Bank Department :--Dop'.>siwi of ������1 aud upwards received; Interest al-  loivftjt at rnrreiit rate*., coin[)rt\tn.ded twioo each year on 30ih Juno and Slab Deoember.  Drafts on ul' points bought and sold.  II P. WILSON, Manager.  OFFICE HOURS   10 to S;    Saturday 10 to 12; open   Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9p.m  metxm^o*m.'tvvvtf*ma^*w-'----' *���������*��������� *r^Km*wv^,v--*m~v*v''+*-!:  ^.">.j..[.^4-.4^.^-HH4*4''^4^*^4-wl,'J(i  W  the luu u   y  tactile and a reliable rod  Mm  Wh-ll   V0     fisb'voil'il   miss   half  '   V&1#>   J   -/he arrat l^iaMshJlemcdih  ,       . ���������' , *   , /** yyLj-Jk^ 'A   A positivo euro lor all "onus of  "5 fun if    you ' dun t    tlj-e    proper     <0},\ffi$-^'eiS1* Soxnal Weakness,,MoDtftl and'  Every angler will find a complete  st oclc  At The BIG STORE*  ���������OEORGSa MARTIN  cARRlSTER AND SOLICITOR  Canadian Bank of Commerce ���������ZBldg,  Nanalmb'B. G.  mmm-r*nj*-rrniuirJ.������jiA.SJt. \.A^\i,rja'J ~.0~.  A Guaranteed Cure   for    Piles.  Itching, Bliud, Bltrnding or Protnioiog  PiSim. I.l.uggists reluud uioiioy U PA#-J  OiNi'ME.\:r fails to cure any uaao, no mat  ler of how l'i'.-g iMroi.,tti. in (5 -.o M-days.  Pivr ap.iliua'.ioji' gives e t<������ ami runt. oOc.  If jMuriiin.h'gist haa.-'-. it send 50c in stVinpt  ������,nd ii will be forwarded post-paid by Paris  "Jediume Co., St' Louis, Mo.  fy\SK. ���������   -   -  uiji'vuujl-.lo .mien 1'i'iuu Worry, Euiiseions, S;nr>  matorrhoiin,, Im potency., Effecta of Abase or  Excess, "nil of which lead  to Consumption,  ' Infirmity, Insanity find ftn early grave.-   Piieo  I j������*1 por pki.. t*ia for ?5.  Ono will ploi.se, eix will  ������������������uro.   SoTdb.ynlhlnij*;riwM or mailed in "-lain  o'idkn.jrcon receipt o' price. Writ ofor Pamphlet,  VhovtlODc! Motlioiao Co., Windsor. Ontario.  0 o    -  GR A NU LATED SI J G A ll, $5 90  per 1001b at   Napier rind Partridge.   ; _o   J, I). Knur's* new styles of dressy  shoes���������Moore Broa,.  OUrvlBERLAMD  ������4 Market  Choicest Meats  Siipp'iod at, Lowest Market Priw*3  Vegetables  A   Great  Variety  will   always be  in  stoi'k ;   also a supply of  Fresh Fish  will  he ou Sale every  Wed������.������*day  Your pau'ouage is cot dially invited,,   and  :dl orders will bu promptly delivered.  -���������r^i**rT..*i--v**-^������-.-- 'V:*!  Kr-f*m#2XMi'.,wmmw*&$m9tB,  1 AT THE   BIG S I () 1! f, -A large  consignment of   Ch 11 ��������� ���������     >*���������   '>��������� ��������� 1 *iy  Made Dresses, in Mu**.m*, Pique,  Duck-s, and Prints, in ail 'be n-w-  e?t style..-'.    A.!*-*'* a hrr*f* a*-*>or pieni  _^_������^UMfl.,,^..,J.J:_LL,^l' -���������.���������,.   ~v^���������v^x-'-i'iv.-j-^J^-i \_; nur 1 in m. ~  Simon Leinr it Go Ltd.  McPhee 4 Son  ���������\:oi'h jCTwits.  book's Mlm Ro&t CompouflS.  "T  ���������^      ^_j^u____-_i('<"ri' 11nO ^lonljily_  ~v**r"\ niu't'i< iiie oirwhii'"1! wv.non cmi  ".yA'M depend   Soldi'������ t\vodp^ropiof  . 4hM������HHr-W-MM  '!f>,'^,  ZaW  *$  .NOTIQ^  A meeting of tho (j.-m Club  will  be bold at 8 p m thi?   evening   iu  .the lire hull, io eltot new officers.  Jl. Mel'hieBee.  hHrong eaily ednlitu-'t' piaiite froip  Stf.ton's su'i-'d'���������oOc, per hundred.  G.  B adueil, C'-mox..  M ramoth   ImporiaJ   Pokin   Duck  Egjfs, ������'���������& 8AL:::, $1.50 per lining'  Apply to J  SteW'trt, Alan Avenue  Cumberland.  (    ^- j-    %- --*ic'H|.'ih���������Ko  i, fur caniaiy  3iv K   ���������<&( nisei, SI pi i-1-..ix: No. % 10 de-  *��������� "*^"t'^>       \ Ri���������*-'"������ otroiu or .f^r opocu-.l  ���������JgiiK        & Cns. s, %'il por bos   Sold by a 'I  W&            i drvpoixts. Ask for Cook's Cc'/-  ., ���������/      "������Pp"-* ion ftoofj Compotfiid; t^ake ntj  i'he Cook MQdicIno Co.,      "Wlmlsor, Ontarl^  ���������  Dull Evenings.  Are Banished  <������  WHEN YOU OWN   A  Colombia  J  ���������9  Tho i|Ui-Hiiiin ban been rained as  to w bet lier, yeoiu-* Hint tin- City by-  lavv piofiibiib tbo ^aloof dry j-odiIh,  groeerieH etc ,"duridg curtain boui'H,  auction aalet-nre not included. If  not. it it* ar^ui'd that thu busiiv m  men of the town arc sadly haudi  cajtped f'ir whi'.fl they aro heavily  taxed to fiupport Iho town an out-  hitler may I'-.i-h in a lot of pocdH,  p.y $10.oi) fur (i iiin.iihii inibiiniM**  and auction during elosr-d hourfl  This is a malier tor our city fathers  to consider.  LOST,  botwpen Cnmberlniid and Gourlon*  ay. last Runduy, a Suddlo Cloth.  Kinder kindly return to Ii. R. Na-  p.or, Cumberland.  A report wan currant tljia week  'ha' 'b'T'' wofo t 'xn e:*.���������������������������'���������-��������� nfvauill-  p'tx in (Jhiiiiitown. Dr Millard  H'aribed thu alhged dir*triet and  found tlio report totally without  foundation. IWibly the report  ar**-.' from the eear'.ei fover vu^et* in  Word wiih teeeived bora yester-  clay nftomoon th..l llie mg Tepic  h id groumled of Deiiinan JhIuihI,  near No. 1 buoy, Kh.o had been  ma do cafe hy men iih of the scowi*  ������bo wiih towir,|������, a nd Sir Active liad  gone to her awiHtanco.  P. Dunno haH sold his tailoring  hnsiiipss to .Vlens-i-K.) ���������>���������. und H. Wul������  ltiT, and MrT II. Caroy will man-  ago tbe biiHinoHfi. Mr Dunne in-  tundH Icovii<g t-hortly,  The Odd IMIowh eelobrato their  anniversary Aur-J 2Uwilh n concert  and thuiQ*, in GumberJand Hall.  -GraphoplMi  %  It Winn I'ltovfisi-:  THPJBKST MUSIC  THE MJN "IfiSI'L-iONGS  THE MOST L-VUGa'AULB  SIOHIHli  uiiiiir at voca own I'lKi'siiu:, at  A   Ml.)ll|!lt\TI' (VKI\        WkITK I'OR  CATAI.OOUK OU CAM.   AT  vjcroaiA, WAKAiaio     v  VAWiJOUVJSR.  f.iolc Ajifl.'.s:t,w a'si-r  BI.C.  %  IS   J&..IJ3L*   ~?'7"J������   j&MSB.  UST h rbanco to chow **cu thiji  wo aSi.nyi-s p-le/w-i.- our cuclooiera  by supplyinj^'f'horu ������\iththn IJKST  MKATS at the lowest nrnrket  ])i-ioos. A trial order will (*onvinOi*j  you.  THE   CITY  Meat   Market,  W. W. M'cKAY, Proprifitor.  Any per <m or pei^oni- found cut������  t;.ri:*or leui'u-ini! limlier from LotH  lo, '2(1 nnd fhe nouth' 2'2 ncron of  tbe Fractional N \V. j. Hec. 30 and  Vr.w io������al 8 W }of SeolW (97 Ac)  ,.t T'������wufhii) XL Netpon District,  will be pnw-'cuti'd iioeordinu; lo biw  GKAN1 T& MOUNCIC.  Cumberland Jim. 9th PDOG.  sow  Pi  yxk   %{���������  U   Vl   yl  Mil      *y.A, ���������������������������'.  ,"������   - *^!> '-'  ,���������<:)  IS Mi l-'U.V'"^  ft        -;-*  / .-  THE LpARCtu.o> Oi���������w.L^ i*uc,v.i>..������i*{������-������������v I u It'i C*c*ndcl������*t  a . J.*������������������������? -;i������ii*  ,tmrmi*e>*-'*+ o-,%������^:.e*waa#-*m*iHiii*aiMm*m4������\*matm  nnrn c i t rnl MMI'M,   < t\:ii\i ",'  !Ji.\.l*a-~>aa.     ���������wv^*^V    "������������'���������������������������       ��������� ���������'   -     *      "  I   1  W \'   .,"..'   v....  A Special TQ  Offer     L-0  12 Pnckftff'-a Load in |? Ve*jot.^bloa aud Ftov/oi*! for |20c-Onion,  ('iuniml������-ir, lii'i'i i.iittiu'������,, Uuriot u,.,i Ruilmli: Am.-.i-x, H^tsut MigiLiuctU;  I'iiiiMy, I'Miuiita, Sw-'iit I'ms and V\ ild Ui.ril.iii  Writ-- for  Cutaiofiuo  All    For  25c  Order  Todny  Wm. RENN1E Co. Limited  VANCOUVER, WiNNii'EG and TORONTO  Ordter  Todtiy  MMMIMMlMIIMm ���������&M&i**dM2Mw

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