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 TWELFTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   B.C.   WEDNESDAY, MARCH   29   1Q05  APR 3  190S  At the BIG STORE  .���������?=^^9^  COME IN AND SEE OUR ���������"  NEW. . . .  SPRING  CLOTHING  SHIRTS,  NECKWEAR,  HOSIERY,  UNDERWEAR,  HATS   &   CAPS,  EVERYTHING THE VERY LATEST  Now's the  time to get  first  pick of  the New Styles and  our Prices you will find very satisfactory.  StMON LEISER tf CO., LTD..  fMfr*&*\  Nicholles & Renoisf,  61 YATES STREET,   VICTORIA, B  just received large shipment of  fi-^WKA  IBON   AGE  CULTIVATORS,   SEEDPRILLS,   WHEEL HOES, Etc.  VERY JjATKST IMPROVKMTtNTfl.  Call aud see thotn or write for catalogues and prices.  Telephone 88. Solo Agents for B.O. P 0. Drawer, 568  We sflnri Samples Free,  of all Roods that oan bo samplr-d,  If   only uivo  ui  an  idea n{  Lbo pr oo  and kind of goods deairod, us our variety is very Urge,  YOUR DEALER  will set for yon any of our goods not  carried by him in stoolc.  WEILER BROS., Victoria, B.C.  f  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  A Guaranteed Cure for Piles.  Itching, Blind, Blooding or Protruding  Files, Druggists refund money if PA5S0  OINTMENT fails to oure any oaso, no mat  ter of bow Iour standing, in 0 to 14 days.  First application given ome aud rest, 50o,  If your diuggist hasn't it ssitd 50c In stamps  and it will U forwarded post-paid by Talis  Modiolus Co., 81, Louis, Mo.  COUNCIL   MEETING.  Prepent���������Mayor Wiilard, Aids.  Bute, Tnrl-ell, McDcnaid, McLeod  and McPadyen.  Minutes read and adopted.  Communications���������From 11 Grant  M.P.P., in which, among other mai-  tors, he eaid, "Tell the people of  Cumberland I am doing all in my  power to have the School Bill  amended to make it easier for siu-ill  cities and rural districts. I quite  understood the first bill would work  a hardship to our city ami district.''  From Wm. Sloan, M.P., came  the following:���������  Ottawa, Muroh.,15th, 1905.  Dear Sir,r-I have yours of -March 2nd at  hand and noted. I might inform you that  I have already had the .matter of a Post  Office for Cumberland before the Department of Publio Works, and the resolutions  aa passed by the Mayor aud Council of  Cumberland will be of assistance to me in  pressing for the much needed postal facilities. I will be pleahed to inform yon at au  early date as to what progress I am making  in this connection. ��������� Believe me, yonrs  *a.!l*fully, Wm. Sloan.  L W. Ntinns, Esq..-;,.  City C.erk, Cumberland.  From Gotta PerohaRubber Coy.  re fire alarms,', giving addresses of  '. he best firms in the U.S.   Received  and filed,  FWi A. G. Long, Victoria, giving prices 6f McShane fire'bells at  lScLs. per lb. fob Baltimore. Laid  over until next meeting.  Accounts���������B. C. Gazette, advertising $5; B Crawford, hay, $16.50;  H. Mitchell, blacksmitbing.$10.10.  Referred to Finance Cqro.mittee.  Mr Geo Stevens informed Council  that he required 134 feet 4in. steel  pipe to install two hydrants. Purchase left to Water Wurks Coy.  Deferred business.  Fire Insurance By-law re-con������  eidered and finally adopted  An excellent Rich Flavored Tea  at a low price: Our Sterling Blend  Ceylon at 35c ih. Napier & Partridge.  Wreckers are at'. work on the  '" Georgian "and it is believed that  most of her cargo will besaved.and  the barge got off. She is partially  uncovered at low. water.'  Timothy Seed per 100 lbs. $7.35;  Red Clover, per 100 lbs., $lS.oo.���������  Napier & Partridge,  On May 1st the children's ..entertainment in aid of the black-hoard  fund will taken place in the Cum  berland Hall. A May-day duncte  with crowning of the May Queen  will be one of the features,  ticulars later.  =0*  ��������� Paper  D  ar-  JUST ARRIVED AT THE  The  ti^*<^^ijij  CASH STORE.  100 Patterns to choose from.  2 Double Rolls for 25cts, upwardB.  At the Big Store you will find New Designs in Wall Paper. We can help y.u  muke your house cheerful and pietty at a  very little outlay. A largo assortment of  different designs in wall paper to choose from  At all prices from lOo. p������r roll up to aiuio.t  any price.  Mr and Mrs F. D. Little were  passengers to Cumberland by Thursday's "City." They boarded the  "Thistle" at Union Wharf and  visited the *<; Georgian " which iB  ashore on Hornby Island, between  Fords��������� and Tribune Bay. Mrs  Little returns to Victoria this week  Shoiey Bli-zard Proof Jackets and  Pants, Ruarantei'.d to keep out the wet, at  C J. Moore & Co.  Mr and Mrs Geo Smith and child  who went East on a visit a vear  ago arrived at Comox on Thursday  where'they will''visit relatives and  then expect to make their home at  Cumberland again. Mrs Smith's  health has greatly improved,  Just received'at C. H. Tarbell's a  fine assortment of new flies for  trout fi.hing.  Calsimo, the best sanitary wall  House Lining, Mixed Paints, 50 Shades of  Alabastiue, Enamels, Stains, Varnish,  Whiting, Brushes, eto.  T. E. BATE,  DUNSMUIit AVE,  Cumbesftaad  Amendmeiv.s to sees. 10 and 211 finish, in ail shades, for sale by C.  went  Trades     Licence.   By-law  thTO"u"gh~th"e'**ra^re~co"uT8fi:  Amendment to. s������.-c.  19, Trades  Licence By-law read 2nd time.  A letter from the Victoria Times  was read, in which Council was informed that the paper'anticipated  isauing a supplement in the t-um-  mer, and offering.a page of same to  ��������� city to advertise the district, at $75.  The clerk was instructed to interview the FaruiersahptiiuteatCour  tenay, in thic connection.  It being reported that a drain was  ovetflowing in the valley below tiie  Court-house, the Board of Health  was instructed to investigate.  Mayor reported having interviewed Mr Liuie relative to powder  (storage, and had been promised  that not more than 51bg. will be  sold to oue man in future.  Tho oierk was instructed to write  to the Attorney-Genornl asking him  to define the explosive, covered by  the Act, and notices were ordeieJ to  be posted notifying people-to keep  within the law regarding powder  etorengo.  Council adjourned.  T. E. Rate has jnst received I ton of  Wall Paper. *'  Frank Dallop has gono to Cali  for niu for a trip.    ;  You should see tho now ntnek of  ready to.-woar hats'at tho Big Store  They are styli-h nnd up-to-date.  Mr J Henry, Vancouver'n most  <xtensive floriHt has issued hifl  spring catalogue. You may du-  pi-nd upon everything being exactly hh it in Hflve-tiued. Send an  older for one,  Ki.sest American Hams-, 18c lb,  Nitj'ii r &  Partridge  Li-uve your order-* with Mr T. L.  p-'iivi ii, agent for Mot-urs Fleichor  & Co,, for either a MendolsHohn or  WiliiitraH piano, hut if you want  poiriethinR wtriotly flrst-cl ������bf, * 1 j������*  best (Jti.nudlan piu.no you cm buy  ii* a Gijrliiii'il-ri'ei.'it/iiian, in fact  they are tiie bent.  I"!".".!',''.'."!"'1!?!""���������**i.'i"" 'i'""|" mi���������������������'���������'���������������������'��������� mu |  H. Tarbell.  Seeds, Sends, for early spring sowing.  We have uotv a full lino. Special rates-for  large qaautities, at the Big Store, Cumberland.  - 1905 -  wa!l = Paper  Iu the matter of H.M. Kelly, formerly  of Cumberland, (preaeut residence  unknown) and to all others whom it  may concern.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on  the 5th day of April, 1905. at 12.30 p.m.,  I ali'ill sell by tender or otherwise on the  premises of C. J. Moore & Co., Dunsmuir  Avenue, Cumberland, B.C., the following  unclaimed articles which have been stored  on said premises since 1898) or thereabouts,  and since then unclaimed.  Dated at Cumberland, B.C., this 22nd  day of March, 1905.  BERT MOORE.   I-PhotoRraplrGamera-and-Statxdi   0 Plate Frames.  Wri'NEUS���������Heury A. Dillon. J.P.,  Notary Public, B.O.  A Slim Purse  Large Basket  When you buy your Groceries  at our store.  FOE   SALE  HUFF ORPINGTON EOGS for Sot ting  $3.oo pnr ittting! Pm- Birds souring 93  points at Nam-imp and Victoria���������A^ply,  T. Cahrv, CumlMrlHnd.  i������i ������i ij��������������������������������� ���������������������������>������������������>.���������  Th������ *B. ���������������' Hungiirinn flour, $������ 75  per bl.���������Napier & Partn'dge.  ft  ^t%>^r.  **mtm***+'  WE secure the Best the market produces and retail at prices that are  only made possible by our quick sell-  ing methods,  " Little-and-often " profits make  " big and often " bargains. Send in  your order or ask us to call.  A trial order will be sufficient to  ensure your tuture trade.  Terms���������5 percent, off for cash or  ���������?o finv^ credit.  Wo carry a li-rtu* mid wall-at-jon  ed Htock of all kindu of fi-dnn-j rnf)������  and fmhinj-* tacklo. Your inspect ion  h .licitfl ��������� S, Lciecr &. Co,  Ltd.,  tho Big Store.  NAPIER & PARTRIDGE,  The Best Store mvmsm'^kVJr-y*--.^* *a.*f ���������"���������  ^P*^^  :^H"\;  instSff.  mm ALL ELSE  HAD FAILED  DODD'S    KIDNEY    PILLS    CURED  HIS  BLADDER TROUBLES.  James Atwell Proves That Lumbago  and Bladder Troubles Are Caused  by Diseased Kidneys.  Campbellford, Out., Jan. 23.���������(Special)���������That Lumbago and Bladder  Trouble are both caused by diseased  Kidneys ha3 been shown in the case  ot Mr. James Atwell ot this place.  Mr. Atwell says:  "I had Lumbago and Bladder Trouble. ��������� ������������������ la passing my urine would  hurt me so as almost to cause tears  to come to my eyes. I used medicines  and a bandage prescribed by my doctor, but got no relief. Then I tried  Dodd's Kidney Pills, and they cured  me for good and all. I will never be  ���������without Dodd's Kidney Pills in the  house."  dire . your Kidneys with Dodd's  Kidney Pills, and they will strain the  cause of Lumbago, Rheumatism,  Dropsy or Bladder Troubles out of the  blood.  BREEDING TURKEYS.  Shelter Housch Needed Only In Very  CoUX Climate*.  Turkeys do better when they can  roost in tbe open. If well fed they will  thrive more in the shelter of the trees  than in a close confined house, says  , the Feather. The troubles thut arise  j. from allowing,them to live in the trees  are that they become wild and frequently are stolen. If housed their  quarters should be airy, roomy and  perfectly clean. It is not wise to havo  them roost with other poultry. If  found necessary to confine them all  that is necessary is a shed or house  that will protect them from the elements and marauders of all kinds and  at the same time not be too confining  for them. Place the roosts well up  from the floor and keep the interior  perfectly clean and free from vermin.  In localities where it is not too cold  during the winter months it is better  to allow the breeding stock to roost  out in the open, either in the trees or  upon   roosts ..prepared  for  them   by  ���������planting posts fhfft~prole^rabout~eight-  Poultry Note*.  Keep the birds scratching. Idleness  brings on disease.  Koep the houses dry and clean and  avoid roup and lice.  Board floors not covered "with earth  will cause bumble foot  Cull the chicks from the day they  aro hatched and keep it up.  Paint the roosts with a mixture of  kerosene and coal tar, and the chickens will not be troubled with mites.  Never frighten the poultry under  any circumstances, as they will remember it and be wild and unmanageable.���������Faath������i-.  The First Telefcraph.  The first actual communication  through an electrical circuit was made  iu ITS", when Lamond. a French philosopher, placed two electrical machines in different rooms in his house  and connected, tbem by wire. He  agreed with his wife that tho movements of little pith balls should be  understood to mean certain letters and  in this manner carried on regular conversation.  DANGEROUS  COLDS  TUBKKY HOOSB,  feet nbove tho* ground. Upon these  place long pol.s about two or two and  a. half inches in diameter for roosta.  Roosting places .of this kind nro better  ���������sheltered when located on the south  sido of a barn or building. The writer  bas seen a flock of turkeys which go  tho year round, to such a roost. Thoy  belong to one of tho most successful  turkey growers of Uhodo Island, and  they llvo'continually in tho open, not  having even the shelter of tho trees.  In colder climates, whoro shelter  must bo provided, a house may bo  built tlmt in fashioned after many  of our poultry houses with tho slanting  roof. An open ventilator should be  placed in front, close to tho roof, and  never be cloned except in cold weivthor.  Tlio roosts Klumld bo placed on a level  iu the front of the house, with a slid-  ing or rolling door In tlio roitr. Only  light enough In needed for tho turkeys  to seo tlio way to uml from tho roosta,  Tho door should bo loi't opon nil duy,  (hut thoy may come and go nt pleasure.  Within thlH bonne thoy muy bo fed In  cold, snowy wontlioi*.  Tunny Vti.*u_ OJil rioji.  Tha Or--^on Mlnt.ioti fed two lota of  ���������fidgH. One luf, wi\h eight, months old  ami tim uilii'i- mat inc. To lunko 100  pounds, of /'ilia in iho young ho.jrj* ro-  qwii'i'd -t*_.*.*"������ |iuiiiii|)| nf gi'iiiiiiil u'hi'nt,  whllo In tin* i'iiho of iho unit uro animals it ivqiiiivd .'.."il pounds. In  other woi'tiH, it look Ho |n-r cent,  iivoro gruui to pi'udiu'u (hn namo until.  in tho mature us iu thu immature  ���������nos.  Influenza, Bronchitis, Pneumonia or  Consumption Often Follow a Neglected Cold���������Avert the Danger by  Keeping the Blood Pure and Warm.  Heavy colds strain the' lungs, weaken the chest, banish'" the appetite,  cause melancholy. Pale weak people, whose hands and feet are chilled  for want of rich, red blood, always  catch cold. Their lungs are soft���������the  heart cannot send out blood enough  to make them sound and strong.  Then comes the cold and cough, racking the frame and tearing the tender  lungs. The cold may turn into pneumonia, -influenza, consumption or  bronchitis���������a lingering illness or a  swifter death. All weak people should  use Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. The  rich, red blood they make strengthens  tho heart, and it sends this warm,  healing blood to the lungs, and once  again the patient is a strong-lunged,  warm-blooded man 'or woman. , Mrs.  Jane A. Kennedy, Douglastown,  Que., bears the strongest testimony  to the value' of Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills in cases of this kind. She says:  "My sister, a delicate girl, took a  severe cold when almost seventeen  -years-oid.���������Ms.-tried many medicines^  for her, but she appeared to be constantly growing worse, and we feared she was going into consumption.  Often after she had a bad night with,  a racking cough, I would get up to  see if sho had spit any blood. At this  stage a friend strongly urged me to  give her Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  Within a month from the time she  began to take the pills she had almost recovered her usual Health. Under a further use of the pills she is  now well and strong, and I can recommend the pills with confidence to  every weak person."  Dr, Williams' Pink Pill8 aro. a certain cure for all blood and nerve  troubles, such as anaemia, debility,  lung complaints, rheumatism, neuralgia, St. Vitus dance, partial paralysis, and tho troubles that make the  lives of so many women miserable,  Be sure you get tho genuine pills  with the full name, "Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills for Pale People," on the  wrapper around each box, Sold by  all medicine dealers or sent by mail  at 50 cents a box or six boxes for  $2.50, by writing the Dr. Williams'  Mediclno Co., Brockvlllo, Ont.  A GIRL'S NATURE.  ������H^������-%fc h������4hu  bo tips <  pUDNEY  little Sturm Thnt. It In Snid, Revehl  I'l-anew of Cliiirnt'tt-r,  Much of a girl's nature Is betrayed  by tho llttlo net of brushing a spool*  off a man's coat. If sho picks off the  thread or imaginary bit of lint vorj  carefully between tho thumb and forefinger it is nu indisputable sign thnt  hIio Is a woman of u very practical and  executive elmrnclor.  On tho othor hand, if n Rlrl should  brush tbo coat lapel of lier linnco vory  softly ami tenderly with tho second  nnd third fln������or of her hand lu her endeavor to roinovo an Invisible speck it  Ih n Hiiro slipi that sho Is moro Hentl-  mental Hutu practical. Tho nuin who  ninnies her will llvo In a continual atmosphere of fomaueo and bad house*  koopliiff,  There Is still another typo of girl  who will brush the speck off a uiau's  coat "with a broad swoop of tho hand  in which all tlto lingers ami thumb pluy  a part. She is In all probability nn  athletic glii who excels at teunls, golf  uml tho llul's aud who will prove n  high spirited, strong minded woman  after marriage.  Then iviiin the vdrl who puts a  i flower fn n man's coat wltli tier hand  bold Jauntily upturned irom the wrist  and tho flower hold in the tips of her  Augers is suio lo bo Noiiietliiii^ of *  coquette, while* the maid who gives  yni} <-,������-,I? tlii- tttiH nf |n>r llifn'i'H when  sho greets you in iho drawing room or  public street ls probably an ambitious  girl. ���������  A Si own wey.  On  an  ocean   greyhound.   "Great  Hoott, wlittt u lot of fund, that man  eut*'."  I   "Uo must bo what tbi*y call a stowaway."  It Was All Good.  Mr. Jones was very fond of a kind of  boiled pudding his wife made, so, Bays  London Answers, when she had gone  away for an afternoon and evening she  promised that she would leave one of  the favored puddings in the saucepan  for his evening meal.  "Well," she said on her return, "and  how did the pudding go down?"  "Soo-preme!" said Tom, smacking his  lips at the recollection. " 'Twas as good  a pudding as you have ever made."  "That's good," was the gratified response of Mrs. Jones. "I'm glad you  enjoyed it. What did you do with the  cloth?"  For a moment Mr. Jones solemnly  surveyed her.  "What!" ho said "Did it have ���������  tloth on?" _  No Cnuao For Worry.  Mrs. de Firm���������I tremble to think of  our daughter marrying that young  man. Why, he orders hi. mother and  sister about as if thoy were slaves.  Mr. de Firm���������Don't worry, my dear.  He won't order our daughter about  more than once.   She takes after you.  A  Frnnk Trllmto.  "She is beautiful," said the studious  girl, "but she is not accomplished."  "My dear." answered Miss Cayenne,  "there is no accomplishment more diflicult than being beautiful."���������Wash-  luutou Star.  Control   of  Bronch itis  Is Endoubtedly Possessed by th������ Well-known  Family Medicine,  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Terpentine  Turpentine is considered a specific  for bronchitis.  The difficulty has been in the administration of the turpentlno so as  to reach the Irritated and inflamed  parts and not be disagreeable to the  patient.  Not only has the trouble been overcome by Dr. Chase in his Syrup of  Linseed and Turpentine, but he has  also combined with turpentine two or  three ingredients of almost equal power  in soothing and healing the diseased  parts and overcoming bronchitis and  other dangerous ailments of the  bronchial tubes and lungs.  By a secret process these elements  of unquestioned and medicinal power  have been combined in Dr. Chase's  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine so  as to be pleasant to the tatse and  suitable for children and adults alike.  The remarkable success of Dr. Chase's  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine as a  cure   for   bronchitis,   asthma,   croup  and whooping cough Is sufficient '-evidence that it is effective in ordinary  coughs and colds.  MRS. RICHMOND WITHROW.  Shubenacadie, Hants Co., N. S.,  writes:  "I have used Dr. Chase's Syrup of  Linseed and Turpentine with good  success. My second daughter was  troubled with-bronchitis from the age  of three weeks. Oftentimes. I thought  she would choke to death. The several remedies we got did not seem to  be of much use, but the first'dose of  Dr. Chase's Syrup. of Linseed and  Turpentine has saved us many doctor's bills, and I would not be without it in the house for many times  its cost."  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine, 25 cents a bottle, at all  dealers, or Edmanspn, Bates & Co.,  Toronto. To protect you against imitations the portrait and signature of  Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous receipt  book author, are on every bottle.  A  BOON  TO  CHILDREN.  A medicine that will keep infants  and young children plump, good na-  tured, with a clear eye and a rosy  skin, is a boon not only to mothers,  but to humanity. Such a medicine is  Baby's,Own Tablets, which promptly  cure all the minor ailments of little  ones, and makes them eat well, play  well and sleep well. You can safely  take the words of thousands of mothers who have proved the value of  these Tablets; for instance, Mrs. J.  R. Standon, Weyburn, N. W. T., says-i  "I have proved the great value of  Baby's Own Tablets'in cases of diarrhoea, constipation, hives, and when  teething, and I would not be without  them." The Tablets are equally good  for the tenderest little baby or the  well grown child, and they are guaranteed free from opiates and harmless. Sold by all druggists, or sent  by mail at 25 cents a box, by writing  iTdio���������D_i._^illiam|V__Medicine Go.,  Brockville, Ont.  SUCCEvSS WITH POULTRY.  tlftlmoy So������p���������diiinf^eUnt���������it strongly  vxmibmmM by Um nadkad prof������aioa m  ��������� Mffgaard sgaiott iaf������;Uo������u cUmmm.  Proper   Cnre   E*MHentlnl   to   Make   a  Mock   Profltuble.  In earing for a dock of fowls there  are certain duties for every day iu the  year, and it would be a wise idea for  every poultryiuan to have a desk calendar and mark on each leaf his particular duties for the day, says J. T.  Schureman In Commercial Poultry.  Success always keeps just a few  days ahead of the fellow who is always procrastinating, and he never  catches up with it.  He puts off from day to day the  cleaning and disinfecting of the poultry  house, and the first thing he knows  cholera 1ms attacked his fowls, and,  uuless stringent measures are taken,  tho whole flock will be infected and a  good share of them lost.  "Tomorrow" he intpuds to dust the  hens and growing stock with lice powder, but boforo ho gets at it two or  threo hens aro found dead on tho nost  and tlio balance of tho flock ts so tlilu  and emaciated that tho profits for the  noxt six months aro sacrificed.  Ho hasn't tlmo today, but "tomorrow" ho will surely scald out the slimy,  filthy drinking vessels, But disease ls  not a procrastlnator nnd gots iu Its  work via tho drinking wator,  Ho really Intended to spndo up the  runs nnd scatter nlr slaked llmo over  tho ground, but ono dny It wus too dry  and tho noxt day too wot, and "to-  aiorrow" tlio chicks aro gasping for  breath whllo tho gnpoworm frolics iu  their windpipes,  Ho has xx nleo patch of suutlowori  already to harvest, nud he'll get at  It "tomorrow" sure, but tho birds get  nt It first, and all ho has loft aro a lot  of dried nnd worthless stalks aud coed-  \cm heads.  Tho dust In the rond ls four Inches  deep, and bo knows ho ought to gather  it couple of barrelfuls for tho wlntor  dust bath, but there is plenty of tlmo  yet, and ho puts It off from day to day  until the full ruins como aud Its uttuio  U "mud."  Tho leaves aro heaped up la groat  windrows along tho Coiicoh, und it con-  nio of hours' work would glvo lilm n  supply of tho best kind oi uuev i"������*  winter use in tho sctiUUiin,, ������Ud and  houses, but thoy will lio there "tomorrow," und ho will have more time.  The fall rains thwart his plans again,  ���������mi* 11m ���������'owIh wtuud around ou buvo  doors all wlntor,  As wlntor approaches he knows he  ought to bank up the north side of the  poultry house, but be is uot fooling  iveif today, and ������������������tomorrow" every*  thing is froze up solid, inside tha  poultry house as well as outside.  Along about flrst of December he is  looking up roup cure advertisements.  He really intended to batten up the  cracks in the poultry house and fix the  roof a little, but somehow he never  got at it, and now his fowls have got  the roup.  And so it goes. He is always just  a few days behind hand the year  around, and instead of reaping a profit  from his fowls they are a positive loss  to him. .  A Famous -Orpington.  Writing in Reliable Poultry Journal,  F. L. Sewell says of his imported Or*  pington cock John Bull, whose picture  is here reproduced: For Orpington superiority, great breas? and soundness  of body,; there has not appeared one  -that_approachi*s^jia._an^it_^j._ima^  ter for congratulation that these rare  A Chicago professor confesses that  the profits of the packing houses are  les than those of any other business.  It is only the healthiness of the occupation which fascinates Swift, Armour and others.  It will be difficult to get the man on  the street to feel much sympathy for  Russia while men are rushing to lend  her money.  Trying to get rich quick means getting poor quicker.  TAKE   NOTICE  We publish simple, straight testimonials, not press agents' interviews,  from well-known people.  From all over America they testify  to the merits of MINARD'S LINIMENT, the best of Household Remedies. "  C.  C.  RICHARDS  & CO.  A nice thing about having the  baby's crib in the room whera you  sleep in that you can always find it in  theVdarkoWithout striking a light by  hitting your shins against it.  IMPORTED OBMSOTON COCK JOHN BULIi.  and truly valuable points aro appear-  Ing in some of his descendants, If  theso traits can bo established In tho  strain and breed It cannot help becoming widely sought. Tho Into William  Cook admitted that ho had soon none  such ns Old John lu England, and  his successful rival ia this country bas  not xet miuoawul.  A woman always knows that her  baby is the most beautiful one that  was ever born, but what she waptsis  that others should know it,, '  Externally  or  Intemully,  It In Godil.  ���������Whon applied externally by brisk  rubbing, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil  opens tho pores ana penetrates the tissue as few liniments do, touching the  neat of tho troublo ,and immediately  affording relief. Administered internally it will still thiv.vivrltatlon in tho  throat which InducM: coughing and  will curo affection)*!,>pt the bronchial  tubes and resplrnttfryt.organs. Try it  and bo convlnoed.ij.1,y1"  __.....,��������� ,      V'-' ���������-���������  ���������  A Chicago professor says life may  be produced by chemical action. In  practice, however, chemical action is  moro ferquently used for producing  death.  A condemned murderer refrained  from suicide after hearing a sacred  song. Ho must havo been misled as  to the placo whoro suicides go,  1  Sunlight Soap  saves wear and tear on you and your clothes.  Next wash d<\V ������rv the Sunlight way &f\d*-see  how much r*-X7t: ������������loure it gives you and how  much better i* vivtt ho for your clothes. Uso  hard or soft wzjer, the result will be good.  No scrubbing* no bailing.  Try Sunlight*  Your purchase money refunded if you are  not satisfied* m*  tevar Brottari LlmlUd  Toronto  PAGE LAWN-FENCE  at  UleaXteeiieXtM ���������������������������Isips, XmaHee. thxtf IB mxtH 9** ��������� WMtof tee*,  B������������fll������iirw-itl������wliM-l������r* M  THC PAOE WIRE FINCC 00. U MIT ID, Jtfstt-tfftHf* ������Tsr*s������,  MtMmi  W������bil������tf������ ttJrtsi f  MRS. W; P. FLEMING.  A Woman Who Discovers Stars and  Doe* Other ScicntiUo Work.  The only woman who has ever received an official appointment from the  Harvard University corporation, is Mrs.  Williamlha P. Fleming, the astronomer. Beginning as a copyist for one  of the observatory professors, she soon  undertook the simpler computations  and at once showed that she possessed  the rare and peculiar mental faculties  necessary for scientific research, says  a writer In Modern Women. It was  not long before lier gifts in this direction gained recognition, and ultimately  she was appointed curator of the fatuous astrophotographlc library of the  they can surprise ner tvi-h i*iu- o_ information, and she saya "Really?" with  such a genuine accent as to delight  their hearts.���������Phiiadelphia Ledger.  AFFECTION IN JAPAN.  A Card of Identification.  Before starting out on a journey, be  It long or shortVa woman should al-,  ways provide herself with n means of  identification in case of accident. It Is  wise to fasten securely to the inside of  one's coat or gown a card on which are  plainly written one's own name and  address, the name and address of tho  place one has come from ond ls going  ta Oo tbo other nldo of tbo card hR^fl  the name and address of some persoa  to whom a message could be sent if  necessary. This simple means of identification is within the reach of the  poorest traveler and may save friends  or relatives much expense and worry.  Then the thought of being carried  away to the hospital or morgue without the knowledge of friends should be  sufficiently horrible to every woman  to make her think up some means of  avoiding such a calamity. Sensible women do not even go on a shopping trip  without an identification card fastened  securely to the inside of the bodice.  It is well also when traveling to  paste to the lining of a purse, handbag,  satchel and suit case a card with one's  name and address. If any of these  things get lost one stands a chance of  recovering it and if any be stolen the  thief may be moved to return it for a  reward.���������New York Tribune.  MBS. Wir-MABIINA P. FLEMING.  observatory, the only one of its kind  in the world. Here, in the course of  examining photographic plates, over  1,000,000 of which have come under  her special observation, Mrs. Fleming  has discovered a great number of variable stars and confirmed the discov-  ery of several new ones. During the  "last fifteen years nine new stars have  been discovered, and of these six were  discovered by her. It is due to hev  effort that the number of kuoivn stars  whose spectrum is of the third type  has been increased from-1,000 to 3,000,  while the number of the rare class of  fifth type stars has been raised from sixteen to fifty-seven, In addition to various  other celestial achievements she has  the honor of being the first discoverer  of the planetary nebulae by means of  photography. Besides looking after all  tbe routine work done by her assistants  Mrs. Fleming helps to edit the annals  of the observatory aud finds time now  and then to contribute articles to astronomical journals.  Study of Domestic Science.  Regarding domestic science as a profession, Anna Barrows, writing in the  Ohautauquan, says that the young  woman of average ability and education who has taken two years of special  training in the arts and sciences underlying the routine of daily life of a  household, large or small, who does not  expect a position made to suit .her, but  who is ready to cope with Bdifficultiies,  will find the worid waiting for her  help in several directions. She may  teach domestic science in public or  private schools or lecture before women's clubs. She may direct the dietaries  and feed large numbers of persons in  hospitals and schools or send into other  homes food prepared under her own  roof. It is doubtful whether there are  any occupations in the world which are  so certain to be lasting as those that  deal with our daily food.  It  Ii   Beep   and   Lasting;,   hut,   as   a  Rule, Not Outspoken,  Public demonstration of affection is  most repugnant to the good taste of  the Japanese, aud it is the absence of  this which is so generally mistaken  for a lack Of genuine feeling. I recall  one man who was so devoted to his  mother (though I doubt whether be  could ever have been said to have  "talked about" her) that when she died,  while he was abroad, his depression  was so profound that my busbaud  watched him with anxiety lest he  should commit suicide. Tne stoical  training, may render more unsympa-.  thetic a coarse nature, but repression  to the refined soul brings an" exquisite  capacity for pain scarcely conceivable  by those who are free to give utterance to every emotion.  Another man said to me, "I rarely  speak of my mother, for a foreigner  does not understand that a Japanese  mother may be just as dear to her son  as his to him and by the Japanese it  is not expected that one should utter  one's deepest feeling." That same  son fainted with grief when his mother died and when consciousness returned rose to make light of a "littlo  dizziness," without reference to its  cause. To this day, whenever he goes  from home, he carries with him his  mother's letters, motinted on a beautiful roll of ivory and brocade, and on  the anniversary of her passing beyond  his mortal ken quietly devotes a portion of the day to meditation and special thought, of her.., Even to his wife,  despite the closest bond of love, he  says not, "This is the day of my mother's death."���������Outlook.  CRUSTY CARLYLE.  The Paris' Deteetlvea;  The Paris decte'etive has a great  reputation for tracking down the criminal. He has achieved that distinction,  first, by his native wit and resource;-  secondly; by the extended use he  makes of the informer, who may be,  of the criminal class himself. Nu-j  merous are his disguises. One day he j  lias tbe olotbes as well as the speech  and manners of. a voyou, the next he  is on tlie race course, his accent changed as well as his outward appearance  --a chic monsieur���������engaged in watching the doings of a turf syndicate. As  an instance of tbe modern methods of  the Purls Surete, one may mention the  half dozen motor cars which it possesses and which are always at the disposition of the force to proceed at once  to the scene of a tragedy or robbery.  The other day the automobile was used  with effect in a case of burglary of a  chateau at Versailles. The police had  news that the burglars themselves  were mounted in an automobile. They  gave chase, proceeding by side roads,  until they came up with the offenders,  who were promptly arrested and their  motor car run off to La Fourriere, the  police pound of Paris, where is gathT  ered together the lost, stolen or strayed  of the domestic animal world, as well  as , the oddest assortment of police  trophies.���������World's Work. .,.-  i Childlike Innocence.  She presided at hor husband's table,  ������ marvel of prottinoss and feminine  charm. The men were indulging in  vacation talk, nnd ono told the usual  story of an enormous aquatic denizen  which ho had only landed after hours  of patient "playing," even then having  sustained damage to his tackle.  "But," queried tho attractive young  hostess, with tho most serious and  wide eyed Innocence, "when you were  sure that you had the fish on tho lino  why didn't you just pull hlra in right  away? I should think that would be  much easlor that lotting him race  around so long in tho water,"  An outburst of laughter succeeded, of  course. But very kind glances wore  thrown at the little woman us tho fishermen explained to ber tho impracticability of lier plan. All the women  chimed in to Bhow tbelr superior knowledge, and thus sho gained Immense  popularity on the spot.  Why do people puzzle io ovor tbe diminished tnarrlngo rate whon the roa-  son thereof is 00 plain? This type of  -woman-she who asks with tho prettiest innocence ftll sorts of unthinking  questions-Is getting scarcer all the  time, and yet sho li tbe adored of masculine hearts tbe -world over. Juliet  wai a woman like this, or there would  never bave beon a Romeo.  Io tbo meekest manner possible abe  achieve* tbe alncerest flattery. It makes  tbe average man feel so old and wise  when bo takes tbo maiden of hia heart  ���������at boating and bos to explain to ber  that rowing "trout way* ie uot uauul,  toe thu almoin ixuavu Ihat it h harder  to push tbe oars through tho water  than to pull them. Ho smiles nt ber  quostlon, of course, but tenderly, indulgently, wltb a pleasont warmth at  the heart, Dear Uiuu gm\ Uuw ������ue  wlll follow hlra a* her guide and bow  to bim as her superior in years to come!  Perhaps.  Does this typo of tho feminine realize  tbe effectiveness of childlike irresponsibility 7 1'i-rlirtpa she does and Is wiser  in ber generation than bor sisters who  pride tlicuiHoivi*-* uu Uing fully informed on all points. After all, hor vie  tortes nro not all over proud man. ChiJ  Woman aa a Worshiper.  Dr. Lyman Abbott says that today  the tourist is shown in the cathedral at  Durham, England, a cross set in the  stoile floor a comparatively little way  up tbe nave from the entrance and ia  told that it was once the boundary line  beyond which women worshipers must  not pass. They were kept, as a sort of  secondary class of humanity, at a distance from the chancel and the altar.  Fashions in religious thought and observance change as in everything else.  Then women were not believed to be  high enough in the social scale to worship with their husbands, sons and  fathers. Now they worship as proxies  for the masculine portion of tbe community.���������World's Work.  Diali������lotha,  The dishcloth in many homes is a  breeding place for microbes aud contains moro disease germs than almost  anything else of tho same size. Cheesecloth bugs, in which suit and sugar  come, mako good dishcloths, Tt Is .a  good plan to have two sets for constant  use. They should be thoroughly washed ovory morning in hot wator, to  which has been added ammonia, soda  or washing powder, thon rinsed and  hung iu tho nlr to dry, Uso tbom ou  alternate days. Besldcfl, it is well to  rinso thorn oach tlmo after using and  boll thorn once a week. If thoy acquire an odor, burn them.  An Anecdote  Which  Illaatratea Hia  Diaaerccnble Disposition.  Carlyle suffered from dyspepsia and  disappointment. He was therefore neither oversympathetic in intercourse  with his friends nor fair in his estimates of other writers,  Though he personally liked Tennyson, he spoke with Impatience of his  "cobbling his odes," dismissed Jane  Austen's novels as "dish washings,"  Hallam, the historian, as "dry as dust*'  and Goldsmith as an "Irish blackguard."  Even the writers of editorials in the  rp.ress_were,_salutedjvith���������this,har.d^_ay-,  ing: "What are these fellows doing?  They only serve to cancel one another." A characteristic anecdote Illustrates his cruel disposition, which provoked him to inflict pain even on a  friend.  An artist who frequented Carlyle'a  house painted a picture of him in his  dressing gown smoking a pipe by the  fireside and Mrs. Carlyle in an arm-,  chair sitting opposite him. The picture was hung at one of the Royal  academy's exhibitions and, though not  They Didn't Observe.  "Gentlemen, ye dinria use your fak-  ulties of obsairvatiou." said the old  Scotch professor, addressing his class.  Here he pushed forward a gallipot containing a chemical compound of exceedingly offensive smell.  "When I was a student," he continued, "I used my sense of taste, sae."  And with that he dipped his finger into  the gallipot and put his finger into his  mouth. "Taste it, gentlemen; taste it,"  said the professor, "and exercise your  perceptive fakulties.''  The gallipot was pushed toward the  reluctant class.. One by one the students .resolutely dipped a finger into  the abominable concoction and witb  many a wry face sucked the abomination from their fingers.  "Gentlemen, gentlemen," said the professor, "I must repeat that ye dinna  use your fakulties of obsairvation, for  if ye had looked mair closely at what  I was daein' the noo ye would hae  obsairved that the finger which I put  into ma mooth was nae the finger that  Tdipped inWtbe'fallipot!"  An Bmperor'i Courage.  Here is a stqiy told of the courage  of Emperor Francis II. of Austria.  One arm of the Danube separates the  city of Vienna from a large suburb  called Leopold-stiidt. A thaw inundated this suburb, and the ice carried away the bridge of the communication with the capital. The population of Leopold-stadt was in great distress for want ������* provisions. A number of boats were collected and loaded  with bread, but no one felt hardy  enough to risk the passage, which was  rendered extremely dangerous by large  bodies of ice. Emperor Francis stood  at the water's edge. He begged, exhorted, threatened and promised the  highest recompenses, but all in > vain,  while on tbe other shore his subjects,  famishing with hunger, supplicated relief. The monarch's sensibility at  length got the better of his prudence.  He leaped singly into a boat loaded  with bread and applied himself to the  oars, exclaiming, "Never shall it be  said that I made no effort to save  those who would risk their all for roe!"  The example of the sovereign inflamed  the spectators, who threw themselves  into the boats. They encountered the  sea successfully and gained the suburb.���������Vienna Journal.  The- Gold Ferer,  When, many years ago, gold was  first discovered in Australia the ex-  citem������ut caused has probably never  been ei^aled in history. Offices were  deserted, ships were left to rot at anchor by their crews, the prisons were  left unguarded by the wardens, the  streets unpatrolled by the police.. Men  In high official positions had to act as  "boots" and grooms for themselves.  Hoit a Porcupine Flsrhta a Snake.  A man who witnessed a fight between a porcupine aud a blacksnake  thus describes the battle: "I came upon  the scene just as the', hedgehog began  the attack upon the snake, which was  lyingo stretched out on the road asleep.  The hog advanced cautiously upon the  reptile and seized its tail in its mouth,  giving it a sharp bite. Then he quickly withdrew a few feet and, rolling  himself into a ft compact, spiny ball,  awaited developments. The snake  upon being thus rudely awakened  turned in fury upon his antagonist,  striking the hog again and again with  its fangs. The wily hedgehog, securely intrenched within its spiny armor,  remained perfectly motionless all the  while; allowing the snake to keep up  the attack. At every stroke the j aws  of the snake would become filled with  the spines until at last, exhausted and  bleeding from dozens of wounds caused by the needlelike spines of the hog,  the snake gave up the battle. This  was evidently what the hedgehog was  waiting for, as he immediately proceeded to roll over the snake again and  -again-until-be_-had_.completely���������dis.em?L,  boweled his victim."  a striking work of art, was purchased 1 &������ Gfeelong there was left only one  by Lord Ashburton, .Carlyle'a friend,  fdrfCOO.  The delighted artist hurried off to  the Carlyles, expecting congratulations  on the sale and some manifestation of  pleasure on their part at having such  a value set on a picture of themselves  and tbelr domestic Interior, He delivered bis glad tidings, but all the response ho received from Carlyle was:  "Well, in my opinion, ������500 was just  ������405 too much."  Table Mat off Felt,  A mat for a table is mude of white  felt about eight Inches square. At each  corner aro fastened three leaves of  white felt, in contour like medium  sized maplo loaves, Each loaf la veined  wltb brownish olive floss, and tbe three  are fastened to tbe corners of tbt  square by a amall yellow aattn bow.  Tho loavoa aro put on tbe felt, one  pointing out from tbe point of tbt  square and one on each aide of tbo leaf  thus io place. This felt cover mukee  a very good lamp mat  Bedroom,  A. bedroom need not resemble a boa-  pltal ward, but it should contain nothing tbat cannot be eaeily and imnjtr  dlotely removed, beaten or washed, aa  the onne mnv ha. Curtains abould not  be banished, but tbey abould be period*  ically romoved and cleaned. (Jarpete  aro unnecessary, aa ruga art so much  more easily cleansed, The walla abould  not be covered wltb any woven mate*  rial, but paper is perfectly permissible.  x  A sVlonn Inalnnatlon.  Towno-Tliero goes Biopsy. ITo must  bo In debt again. Browne-Why, lie  looks quite prosperous. Tbnt suit of his  Is quite now. Towno-Yes, that"* why  I say ho must bo in debt.  servitor. He had lost bis wooden leg  and could not comfortably decamp.  Everybody was gold hungry. Meu  slept in open streets, In tubs and  boxes, in tents and bare of cover entirely. Convicts robbed nnd slaughtered. Hulks were bursting with their  loads of prisoners. It was rather a  bad timo while Jt lasted.  When to Exerclae.  When to exorcise is an important  consideration. If the morning ouly is  available tho exorcise should be light  Particularly is this the case if one is  engaged in any work. The supply of  enorgy must not be drawu from at tbe  boglnulng of the day. The afternoon  is perhaps tho best time for exercise,  whon one has gained strength from  tbo absorption of tbe morning and  noon meals. Those who exercise vigorously at night should oat a midday  dlnnor. Exorcise Bhould always pro-  cede bathltog and not, aa a rule, follow  it, In this respect tbe ancient Grooks'  abowed great wisdom. Exorcise and  bathing tbey called tbe two pillars of  etreugth. Exercise was Herculoa and  bathing Apollo, Both were regarded  with equal Importance, and neither  waa complete without tbe other.  the T'annl Bli* of Him,  Littlo EImer~rapa, what is a hypochondriac?  Profossor Brondhead���������A hypoehon*  drlac, my son, is a person who has uo  ���������*i������ease, but many complaints.���������Puck.  We regret tbo low voices of thnne  who pay us compliments almost nn  ,   . .     . much ns we regret tbe high voltes of  riren are alwaya fond of her because j ^^ wb0 aljUJgg ^  Pen Down nnd Featbera,  Adulteration laws wore quite as noo  tftnnr--* In tho p--*--*.*"' <M*" d'ttv. -m In th.  nopht'sticnted twentieth '''century, flvan  tbe adultoratlon of feather beds nnd  bolsters had to be provided agitlnst  Oct. 14, 1405, la tbo date of a statute  prohibiting the sale In English fain  'or rniwhett of flic'*'* nrt'i-ln1"! nr of pll.  lows, "oxeopt they be stuffed with ono  manner of fontbors." It expressly denounced the uso of such "unlawful and  corrupt stuffs" as "scalded feathers, ot  fon down." The last substance Is till  same as cotton gitiss and wns evidently In grout demand as a substitute lo  bed stuffing.' In tlio eighteenth century again there were complaint*  against peoplo wbo bought fon down  at a halfpenny a pound and Bold U  among featbera at aixponce.  Lars-cat .Crab In th������ World.  In the American Musoum of Natural  History is a wonder of niniine life in  the shape of a gigantic Japanese crab  measuring twelve foot, milking It the  largest crustacean in tho world, The  specimen is a typo of tlie spicier crab  which inhabits tho witters of the group  of islands forming tlio empire of Japan.' Tho body portion of this mammoth crustacean Ib the size of a half  bushel measure, whllo. Its two groat  arms, containing sawllko tooth, called  pinchers, could easily encircle the figure of a man. Its eight legs reserablo  huge bamboo poles and are extremely  elastic.   Doop Ben Meaanrin*.  1 Great Britain and America do more  deep sea measuring than all tbe other  nations put together, Moro than ono-  half of tho sea door lies at a depth of a  little less than threo miles, Some of  tbe deepest plucen are boles in tho  ocean bed, (One of those in the south  Atlantic covers 7,000,000 squaro miles,  or T per cent of the surface of tbo  globe. The Indian ocean la a great  place for deep waters, twenty-four out  of tbe known forty-two holes lying at  tbe bottom of that body of wuter.  A Shlpahnpe Piano.  A West Indian sea captain was asked  by his wife to look at some pianos  while he was in New York, with a view  to buying her one. He wrote home as  follows:  "I saw one that I thought would  suit you���������black walnut hull, strong  bulkheads, strengthened fore and aft  with iron frame, lined with white  wood and maple. Rigging steel wire,  double on the ratlines and whipped  wire on the lower stays and heavier  cordage. Belaying pins of steel and  "well driven home. Length of taffrall  over all, six feet one inch; breadth of  beam, thirty-eight inches; depth of  hold, fotirtecn inches. Hatches can be  battened down ngalnst ten-year-old  boys or can bo clewed up and sheeted  homo for a first class instrumeutai  cyclone."  An JntercHtlntt Foreat.  Tho largest continuous distinct forest district in west Prussia is known  as tho Tucbeler llnide and extends  over an area of thirty-five square  miles. It is subject to great aud sudden changes of temperature. Snow  has fallen as lato as May 10, and night  frosts have occurred us late as tho 1st  and 3d of June. Prehistoric remains  aro found belonging to tbe lator stone  and to the bronze ages. Tbo Inhabitants aro occupied almost entirely  with forestry and agriculture, Polish  is still tbo prevalent langungo, though  German ls now generally understood.  '���������Let the Catts Goe,"  From an account sont by one Bragge  to tbe East India company in 1021 it  would appear thnt a very particular  value was placed upon imported cats.  Here is the entry: "Item, for 20 Doggee  and a greate many Catts which, under  God, rldd away and devoured all tht  Itntta In that land (Bermuda), which  formerly eate up all your corne, and  many other blessed frnltoi which that  land afforded, Woll, for theli, I will  demand but Bib. apiece for tbe Doggee,  and let tbo Catta goo, 100 lb. Oa. Od,"  Diamond Ink,  So called diamond Ink for writing on  glass la a compound of fluoric acid and  biuiuui,     Thu   iutiu   had   liu   cKYv-t,   it  hchsg nlmpYy a white powder to glvo  body to tho acid. The ink can be usod  with a rubber hnnd stump, and it  Bhould be allowed to remain fifteen  minutes, when tho barium will brush  uu, iuattug thi: UUti���������u MU ii'V ������,'������-������������������������  I"!nrnncnn VncnOona.  A Parisian joiininllst csilniates thnt  Europeans 011 their vacations spend  about $1*10,0011,000 a year.  A Chlm-MC Sinn-Million,  Tt f������ n I'Miu'Wi' cncf.ijM tn rnlonow  snakes wliorover a shipwreck lias taken place, the idea bolng that tho snakes  I swnllow the soula of tbe drowned and  J tako tbew ashore.   .    _.  When a small swelling appears on  one's finger and there Is evidence of  a runrouud or a small fester a tiny  JlOUiuCU   ol   .Oiip   <'iid   Mi^.ii    0������'i   luurt*  It io u head Ijj Ji few Lours-, when it  Oan bo opened, the wound washed out  carefully and thoroughly and then  done up In clean giur/.c.  .v ium*. nn:.!:.  In the Vatican library ut Homo Is ���������  Biblo that weighs Wo p^'iidm,  It-ill-vnya In .li'l'un.  The railway traveler In Japan buya  n firHt, second or third Hiikh ticket, or  if ho wIhIh'S }o-h<������ liu'iiper mill bo can  pet n ticket cnlHliiii; Mm finitily to  stand on tbo platform. Many of the  cars can bo entered either from the  side or the cud. r-*ni.a T--111T 1W1" ���������������������������"���������������������������*���������  Telegraphic  News  St Peter-burg, '.*'.!���������;a���������The Rus-  fj n ftrruy in M������nclniria is still t.o  bave the services of Gen Kuropat-  kin. Sinking all feeling of personal bitternes-a and all the old enmity  between hio.self and (jeu Lineviich  tbe former Comnrmnder in Chu-f  volunteered to remain iu any capacity with the army which he has  _u> long coinmandbd. The tende:  has h-eu ,:<-cep!.t.-d by the jEmptroi  and gr-ifei'iiily rewivwl- bv Gen  LinivKrii. Reliable: news i-f this  rcroarkable step waw' known in  Maneiiurif). earlier thjn in Si Po-  tc'sbur-ivKuiopatldti having pau--  ���������ed on his homeward journey at  fi������ihin suited i-ouih on Alar. 20,  amidst a most remarkable farewell  irom the reservistp and soldiers who  ore on their way to fill up the depleted ranks  St  Petersburg,  22nd���������Kuropat-  kin has been appointed  command  fir of tbe   1st   Mauchuriaiv  army.  Nanaimo   B   C,   22nd���������Central  Hotel,   1st   Ave,   Ladysmith   was  , iburned last night;    Loss $5,000.  Reports were brought up by men  irom Ladysmith yesteiday that Extension mines had closed down com  |)letely owinfj to the bunkers being  -full and no phips in sight  Odessa, Arabia, 22nd���������34 -team-  fiaa Jaden with 100.000 tons ofcoal  -H.ro Wflitifig at Jebulil for the Ru ���������  eian fleet which is expected then  At the end of the month. .  Tokio, 2-2nd���������The Japanef-o are  .aboutJoicj pmrelhe [gland of Sag-^  halien.   It is probable that an eje  pedition will   be  sent   co-incident  with the movement against Via Ii  vostok which takes place as soon as  -Jit* ice breaks in the North   Japan  y feeling keenly the financial drain  beeouse of the war and m ich po  verty is reported,   The war expend  liture has already reached a thous-  mllHon yen.     26   new destrover6  are being built at variouf- woikn.  Canea, Isl.md of Creot, 22nd���������  Russian 3rd Pacific .squadron,, tinder Admiral Nebogatoff has left  8uda Bay for Port Said.  London, 22nd���������According to  to high authority Germany is anx  jous for a reconciliation with Fran''**  fipd thjit JStnpwror William's desire  ie of getting on terms of closeft  ���������friendship with the French Govern  ment.  St Petersburg, 22nd���������The retre-n  of thc Ruwion ormy is evirlenOy  being continued in a splendid fash-  ion, .In. ���������( dayn actual marching  after louviii'; Tie Puf-f- thu rein  guard has fallen hock i0 mi I en and  thu heaiU* oi iiiu ainiuuib an; ;il-  ready tntering Gunshu Puss 40  miles further to the north kieping  up with the Jupane.e column  marching north over the great  trade route,  Gunshu Piig-i 22*���������Russlivn guard  is now ut Siping Hai an 7 miles  north of TiuPitM. Japniitw me  slowly purRuing but ������r<* i;ot energetically preying the rear. Oyama  is holding his main army at Tie  Pile**.  Some deHultory (Ire was heard <<n  extreme right as thu retreat pro*  pi ve**-A bi.i J.'ifr '\ve ituWuivf.  Their pursuit lauku uluuulh. 11 n -  nian������ have had timo to reform ui.d  tiro now organized. It ia too early  to determine the effect ofchiuigt* in  supreme cuniiuand private K*l<lK*ri������  hnve great confiduncn in Limvitch  Troop* are arriving daily. Tho ad������  vance divisions are continuing their  march ttoriUxvnrt) whiln tome freah  troops from Hussin are coming to  relieve the worn-out rear guard.  The booming of gnna on the right  flank was heard all muruing.  IF TURKEY IS BROKEN UP.  Aa American Woman'*  Reason Foi  Wanting to Be on the Spot.  "George, It there's any danger of a  breakup in Turkey I want you to take  toe risrht over there."  "Why so, my dear?"  "Because there's sure to be a bargain  sale of all thc harem effects, and I  wouldn't miss it for the world. Only  think of getting a prayer rug on which  the favorite ooce knelt! Or o Moorish  mirror that had reflected the perfect features of some lovely Zobeide!"  "Or a beautiful Circassian houri, my  dear, who might, in view of her altered  c'ucuoistances, be willing to do our  kitjhen work."  "('targe, you are simply odious!"���������  Cleveland Plain Deale-v  Choused Ilia Mind.  "No," said Mr. Fosdick decidedly, '*.*  tell you once for nil, my daughter, that 1  cannot think of lotting you marry that  young mnn. Why, he's nothing but a  poor fanner."  "Poor farmer, papa?" repeated Mis-  Fosdick. "I guess you don't know tha*  Reuben has ten a.res of fine,potatoes  ready for the market."  "Heavens! Vou don't say! I withdraw  coy objection. My dear child, yon will be  rich beyond the dreams of avarice."���������  Detroit Fie-* Proas.  Tommy'* Opinion.  "Well, Tommy, has your mother told  you of my good fortune ?"  "No; she only said she was going to  marry you!"  By Birthright.  "To what." asked the young woman  with the notebook, "do you attribute your  remaifcable power in training these aui-  Tpals~Snd"kreeping-*them-in~subjection-?4i--.  "Well," replied Mile. Castella, the lady  wonder of the arena, "I think I inherited  it from my mother. She was u strong  minded woman. My father was a regular bear, and she had to subdue him about  once a day as long as she lived."���������Chi-  OA?o Tr������hn������������������ ���������������  Faith Care.  Fogg���������Did I ever tell you of tbe wonderful case up at our bouse?  Bass���������No.   What was It?  Fogg���������My Aunt Hannah never tires of  telling how she preserved ber furs and  woolcos from raotbs last summer by  packing them with camphor balls. It  turned out thnt these camphor balls were  golf balls, but none of us have the heart  to tell Aunt Hannah.���������Boston Transcript.  Overcoming tho Dlfllc-ilty.  "I see that the question of reaching  the north pole is uow largely one of food  supplies. Without food th<* most daring  and endearing explorer is fatally handicapped."  "Then wc can't oommenoe too noon."  ���������'Todo what?"  ������������������To train up a lot of explorers to exist  on Biiowball muffins and ico fritters."���������  Cleveland Plain Dealer.  Hor View of It.  "Mine!" cried the lordling. "Al! mine!"  And lie uadertook to dru'w the girl to  lilm.  "Yours!" retorted the beautiful but sophisticated maiden of wealth, drawing  nwny, "Well, I guess not. You've got  It wrong. I'm simply Inventing in a bun-  bniiiJ and a title na an addition to my  -*8tabllBhiiH'nt."-Chicago Post.  Cnnr-e For Tonrt.  "Why, dear, what's the mnttor with  yon?   Bad news from your buubnnd?"  "Oh, worse than that. Ho write* me  thnt he Is longing for me and kUsei my  plotnrp every day,"  "That's no reason tor crying"  "Yew, hut I Had 1 put ui������uh<*r'������ photo-  frnph in bin trunk lo mistake for uilue,"  ���������Brnoklyu Life.  Wlmt II* Nct-trd.  '���������Pi'ppnro nu edict glvlail the poet laureate tli������ Order of the lUnh," coiiiiiianil-  ed the king to the court chainberlalu.  "I'linloii niu, bim," tsaiil die (hiiaiber-  lulu, "but It would bo better t<> give the  vnilet un order for a hair cut."���������Unltl-  ���������Jioi'e American.  Vcrlllcailon.  "I wouldn' take ntillii*' tint down'  b'lmv- to rue," unli) Mr. Urnstu*- Pinkley.  "I  kill lluW llllllllll-tUU'.    lejoillfil .\llh-4  Miiiuii liiovsu, ii.iu ni' itii.d.i Hft i:l  dui j'Hi is u po' ptdtjilei un' -<<li fiim'I j  ii.biv r Im* chicken fob dinner."���������Wanh-  In/iiuti Hiur.  *?��������������� r������  lllMiHIlim.  "I eonRrnnilaic you. my dear lioyj  tonr wife U ii very haii<lMiiiH- ���������.vniuim,  but li nei'iuK to mc she Un't inmh of s  talker."  "Cuiij-raMiJate mo again, old friend.''���������  Cleveland Plain Ucotcr  A������atrf������n   Malta.  Here are a few "bulls" that bave  been perpetrated from time to time In  the Austro-Hununritin parliament:  "One most important point of tbe agricultural question la the maintenance  of the breed of horses to which I have  the honor to belong."  "We are bew for the weal and woe  of our constituents."  "Gentlemen, consider this question  In the light of a dark future."  "The eyp of the law weijjl}B heavily  on our press legislation."  "There, -jentlenien. is the ever changing point of which the opjtoHition bas  mud.- a hobbyhorse."  "This taunt is the same old sea serpent which for years and years has  beeu groaning in this itsHembly."  Incidenta In American Htatory.  A traveler who bus just returned  from n visit to Mntanzai* miya that be  visited RI Cmnl>r--. a short distance  from th������ oity. und there was 'reminded  of an Incident In American history  with which be wa������������ entirely unfamiliar  and which be Ir willing to bet not one  American In a hundred knows any-  tblnK about. He refers to the fact that  a vice president of the United States  took the outl* of otBce there, being authorized to do so by special act of congress K! r*umbre means "tbe auiuiult."  nnil It wns here that William Rufus  King, vice president with Franklin  'Pierce-, dying of consumption, waa  sworn Into otftee Murcb 24, 1ST>3.  -SMOK  "(JU'.HAN   BLOSSOM*  A   UNION' MA OF. CU5AU  "���������'ROM   THK���������  Cuban Cigar Factory  !TJ-?WW5<B~  M. J   BOOTH, Proprietor,  NANAIMO, B.C.  OMIf  COURTENAY, B.C,  gREEDER of Holstein Cattle, Chester While Pi}-.-**,,   Barred Plymouth  Rocks, &c.  Short Goal  Mining Course  "PHIS CONTAINS only the information  nee *-ary to quality pufsooa to pans  ih<* Mine Foreman's Examiuationa. Ic require* less work and less time than the  complete course, yet thone that finish it will  have a good knowledge of the art of miuing.  ���������_<-��������������� ..*������** ***m>  Subjects Taught in the Course.  Arithmetic.  Mensuration and Trigonometric Functions.  Gases Mut witb in Coal Mines.  Miue Ventilation.  E ��������� n mio Geology of Coal.  ['rn-pecting   for   Coal   and   Location    of  Openings.  Shaft*, Slopus and Drift*.  -M-ffthftd-t-of-Working-Coal-Mines. -_  Mine Surveying.  Vliue Machinery.  THE INTKKKA'TIONAI.  (JORRKSPONDENCB   SCHOOL  SCRANTON, PA.  ..���������"...���������i^ITSIO,  ORCHESTRA of from 3 to 5  instruments-ior dances or., othtr  functions t-upplied at short notice.  P. MONTE,  DUNSMUIB AVKNUE.  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  NOTICE.  I heg to inform the public tha  on and after January 1st, 1904, my  buMitess will be strictly cash, by. so  doing I can give my Putrous better  satisfaction.  T. H. CAREY, Tailor.  tajF** mr ������������������������������������������������������+mo*a>* a**owra\  ���������72 PIECES-OF..1*  NEW SHEET MUSIC  Qhoi  Mnl  -Unite nnrt Hare Money for Yon.  BrerrbqUy ihouldlot n the uutunl Lltorory Mu  ���������lo 01������ib ot *\*}*e__a������__ei_ _^X*Jatialmm������At  benefit! II  puMUMe tpoXfana perlodlohli' inusiaonu mtwiotl  fnitrumonti at ipecial out p-rloei, II neouron ro-  (SS������J2JShilW* J-afteralohol.-itihlpinndtb1������o-  blaoosh prlios tomemborj. u maintains o u i  ?q?tn������������������mBU-feltlftforjUinem*^^^  ir_reoeiTe-i.tiiocmolal  WkT  HMfflBMP  ���������yHE ADVANTAGE the public  has in purchasing whero they  live in they see the article and are  not disappointed as when sending  away.  P. Stoddart,  Watchmaker    and.    Jeweler,  sells goods at Eastern Prices and  has a nice stock to select from.  EVERYTHING in SOLID GOLD  ������   All purchase" engraved  .... fre������ of charge ....  P.  STODDART,  Dunsmuir Avis., Cumberland.  WILLIAMS BROS.  iLiverv Stable:  ���������     TBAMSffcnS AND   DbAYMKN     ,'  ������  ;   Sixolk-and. Double, rigfi   I  ':   foji Hjdk.    All Orde������s   ���������  ;     Pl'OMl'TLY    AtTKNDEI)   TO.     .'  i Third St., Cumberland,"B.C.  L\TEKESTING ___ INSTRUCTIVE  "CORRECT ENGLISH-  HOW TO USE IT."  A Monthly Magazine Drvoted to thb  Use of English.  Josephine Tkpok Bake*, Editor,  Partial Conten'8 for this Month.  Gourde in English for the Beginner.  Course in E >gl'm\ for the Advanced Pupil.  How tivjucreasa Oue's Votabulary,  The Art of Coim-rsa'iori.  Should and Would:   How to Uue them.  Vtr.ouuneiatipuf* (Century Dictionary).  (Jorreot En-jligh iu the Home,  C rreot. EugHah in the Sohool.  What to Say und What. Not to Say.  CourKH in Letter-Writing, and Pnuctuation.  Alphahcm* list of Abbreviations.  BasinesK Eat/lish for rh������ Hnsiness Man.  Ouiiij;oun������l Word?   How to Write Them.  Studies in English Literature,  $1 a Year.  Send IOc for sample copy  rPITOT ENGLISH, Evanston. Ilf.  TENDERS,  ite Mortgage Sale of Property  hereinafter mentiozied  TENDERS will be received by the uuder-  sii-ned up to one o'clock p m,, Saturday,  Ftbiuarv llth, 1905, for the purchase of  the Went half of N'.rtli West quarter of  Section Ten, a<id the Wesc half ot the  South West quarter of Section Seventeen,  Hornby I^lund, Nanaimo District, locally  known as ."O.T. Mitohell'a Place."  The undw signed does not bind himself to  accept auy tender.:  C.N. WESTWOOD, Mortgagee.  22 King's Road, Victoria, BC.  HIET A, BILLON, E  NOTARY PUBLIC. CONVEYANCER,  REAL ESTATE INSURANCE AGENT,  COMMISSIONER SUPREME COURT BO  RentH received,  iTurms valued,  debts  collected,  Deeds registered,  De'di*, Wills, Mining Paper-", &c, drawn.  OFFICES,    CUMBERLAND, B.O  "Ioi on Parle Francais."  STAY AT THB   VENDOME.  I&r   Am. Convkniknoki*! fob Gukhth,  Tick B/ui w S-tpi-wko with  Best Liquors and Cigars  R. 8. R0BESTS0N.  ������  For CANDIES  Novelties, Pictures,  Frames and cleaning   o������jfr_am������������s_  D.   HUNDEN  Cumberland,  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOoOOV  ��������� "��������� - ilfi-L ' ���������  '���������   ���������.���������   :' ������������������;     ������������������  a  o  c  o  o  O y  Liverv  o  o  0  G  A.2XJD  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  I am prepared   to O  furnish Stylish Rigs ������  and do Teaming at O  reasonable rates. ������  D. KILPATRICK     ������  Cumberland ������  ������ 0 OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOo  o  o  o  t"-l  i'ii'- < ���������imuwu yj.i 1J.....L it 'i j. ni"..j w. ������ i ii"*">  ���������JJiSsSr Mmxnc-J0 "���������.'rr*  m&WklllWaWI  Now In Hn m Vear  Tha lendlnr* ffll**i-ir* porlaillMl of lli-j  world, with ths i\trvriv:*kl eiiUurM Hull  ������"���������    o<afi/i.ijchnlcolPuUl������iiicn.     ,  SuSirrlptlen *3,C0 a tnr (ileluoinf  i������ -   r������������i������*.if,, Murlcfln ik������I������<"**.)  %      Tht   loi/1-i'Ai.^fi i  r*ini;  v������ui  '.T     ;.{���������:���������'i ',   '���������''���������''  'T   flOt).  Jj      *"i-*f>l*'*cople*i( Irea,  Sand lor Um*  Ctt������l(<i:uo,  Tu* E������"'������-������v--,**'vi'*-'4 Mtwivn Iouri'M.  261 BroulmY, Haw fork  b*ffiWM?MaVlamV^  csp. AR77 ;.' ���������:.'^'...,'.;'-.-'','y , .,'.,,:'' ��������� '/������������������;���������      ' ,     .. '���������'.���������.���������    inc. !���������������  ��������� '-'Z.':-MltelStt Wis AN ' '  FURli������OLGO.  (".THE    tfIG JOU ^ESTABLISHED   HOUSE   BUYING  \^tjiik  Hides; SENEpvDi^f^KiNs.  ���������   ������������������Exp'''O.R*fT*^rfjbV..icr<t''tJb'o''' -'.I ������������������'������������������.���������    imp o r> T%Un.RT l.u HiY  ,   ,   ,.. i <? o - /iT" r T'hTfTAw:>^'b,tf*m ��������� -* -*^- - - ������������������  *M 1 f\)N t?f\P6$fy*^'"' "^l'"'-' ."���������* >ywl>\? Ml Nt* E SOTA ..fi-.  wiuti; j.ir'-'Ai\K::rtff.i''oykciRciirM^l'iirv mtppostcp J  sun- Uj AlNl/,yui(\t4'V>ici;*5*:^ ���������  ' .; *,/}'u''. i'^ ,,U':<-1, '   ��������� u'>������-' i.if, ���������     ������.,     ...  Khuiu C"*or On* atnre.  frl' *���������)<)���������It i������ i������i ill*nrat*t lo he on a  car.  Wtiy, you mixta haf tt U -a (ir-.fo*- j  ���������Ion.  <VniiliM-tor���������I j***!'-**"- ll niii-'t l*e * pro-  fry-Lin fnirn tb������ tvnj it U oVfrcrow������l������J,��������� '  ;i������l������ wko Nvwi.  Cure a Cold in One  Toto Liixative Bromo Quinine Tabtott. $ ftvjL  ������������������vrnMBBeii  in*H*tl3  Carol Crip  hTwoD������yt.  oiv every  fjfkjua t%m^ THE CUMBERLAND.NEW8  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,    -      - - .    MG-ft  ���������The columna of Thu Nbws are op������n to all  who vvish to expross ihiiroiu views o inat-  ter.s <>f public iuttreat.  While we do not hold ourselves re ���������-***m-������i-  ble for the utterances of correspondunio. we  aserve the right of declining to inser*  oramunioaiions unnecessarily personal.  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 1905,  ftpiiait i Nanaimo Rj  Cumberland  Hotel  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND SECOND STREET,  CUMBERLAND  B. C.  Mrs. J. H. Piket, Proprietress.  When in Cumberland be su-re  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel, First-Class Accomodation for transient aud permanent boarders.  Sample Rooms and Public Hal!  Run in Connection with Hotel  Royal Bank of Carjada  Capital (paid up),,.  "Reserve Fund.  ...  Undivided Profits,.  T. E KENNY, President.   .....$3,000,000       .3,000,000  ...............    192,505  K. L. PEASE, General Manaok  ^-j^Sf^-i",  "L^MSSMt^  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per dap  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND, ���������  Savings Bank Department:-Deposits of $1 aud upwards received; Interest allowed at current rates, oouiptiundeil twioe each year ou 30th Jhoo and 31st December.  Drafts ou all points bought and sold,  0    R.E. WALKER, Manager.  OFFICE HOURS 10 to 3;  Saturday 10 to 12; open   Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9 pm  '1  s.s. "City of Nanaimo.  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling At North Saanich  Cowirh,in Bay, Maple Bay and Crofton  when freight or passengers offer.  Leaves Nana.mo Tuesday, s p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m, for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Sails from Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.mM for  Victoria,   calling at Crofton,   Maple  Bay, Co������vichan Bay and  North Saanich when freight or passengers offer  Ni\th Saanich  when tide and weather  conditions  permit.  VANCOUVER -NAfclAIMO ROUTE  S.S      "JOAN."  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.n]. daily except  Sundays.  Sails iroin Vancouver after arrival of C.  P.R. Train No. 1. daily except Sundays, at I p.m.  -___TIME TABLE_EFFECTlVj������_  OCTOBER 5tb, 1904.     .  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No 2--Daily. No. 4-Rum a;,  A.M. P.M.  De 9Q0 Victoria D- 3.00  it   9.28 Coldstream .... "   3 28  3010 Westminster Road  HOME GROWN AND IMPORTED  Garden; Field And Flower Seeds, now in  stock and tested as to vitality. Wholesale and retail.  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees..   ..  RHODODENDRONS, ROSES,   GUESTHOUSE AND HARDY PLANTS  for Spring Planting  Union   s    Hotel  WaVerly Hotel  J\  First-Class Accommodation  ... .at Reasonable Bates ...  BEST OP WINES & LIQUORS.  S. SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.  ���������FERTILIZERS- -  BEE   HIVES   and    SUPPLIES  Greenhouse full of Plants, Cut Flowers  Floral Work. -   Cataloguesfree, or  call and examine stock.  EASTERN PRICES OR LE* S.  M,-J. HENRY,  VANCOUVER, B.C  Moproclji B^os,  BAKBBS  gREAD. Cakes and Pies delivered daily lo any part of Oity.  *-     "4..  ������' n.o^V  rat.  " 12 35..  /  .Koeuig'H ���������'   4.24  Duuottu'a     "   5.00  P M.  .Nanaimo 1.. "   0 42  Weil'uglen Ar. 6 5fi  - Groceries  FULL STQf'K OF  E, EMDE,  Ar 12.53../  f ���������  WELLI TO'   *N   ������0 VICTORIA.  No. l���������Dml Ni 3-Hiiu.lu*,  AM A.M.  Do.   U.00 Wellington De. 3 0  ������*   8.20 Ndiiaimu  "   3,15  10 0'J Du ouii**. ,;....' .. ���������������   5,01/  ���������* 10.42  Knunig'.-: ,'-   530  "11.38  Coldt-iMam  "   6.82  Arl2 0U,. Viotoria .. Ar 7.00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tir-  kets on sale, nood ovei rail anil steni..ei  lines, nt two and one-hall cents per mile.  Special trains nnd steamers for Excui*.  sions, nnd reduced raa for parties may  be fin'Hivd fur on application to the  rY'iffic Maniiyer.  The Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, s> earners  nailing times and hours nf sailing,  Excursion Tickets on Kivlc Irom and to  all .Sii'tirm-**, good lor going journey Saturday niul Sunday, reiui i.i ni; not later  than Mondav,  Uko. L. CouivDNKy,  TrulHo .ManaRer,  NOTXOB,  Riding on locomoiivoij and  rail  way ctirs of  the   Union  flolllery  Coui|iiiiiy by any person  ,ir ]fix  Bona���������cxco.pt train crew���������it> strictly  prohibited.    Employees  are ������ul>  |eot to di������mi������*������al for allowing Bailie  By ordor  Fkancib I), Litti.x  Matiager.  H  B  oa  H  ft  .  ..H  00  |H<j  Or  n  p  Pi  ft  <  H  01  ft  ���������J  Q,  <y.  rs  '<  H  hi  HI  J  <  CO  OC  O  UU  CO  Ul  I  0  >������  o  s  English 4 x BURTON always on tap;    also, the famous MILWAUKEE  BEERS���������Anhen-ier, Bohemian, Sohlitz, &o.      " OLD GftEY BE ARO w  SCOTCH WHISKY.        Beet Wines and Liquors of all kinds.  The Boarding and Lodging Department, under the immediate superintendence of Mas  Davis, will be found First olasi io every regpeut.  RATES,  JOHN McLEODS  FQR FIRST-CLASS  CANDY, FRUITS.  dGARS & TOBACCOS.  $l.oo per day upward**.  ���������NOTICF,  KOTICR IS HKKKBY OIVKN th������t ������p  plii'fttion will he mud. to th** I^Hgi-aUttv*  Awi'MiI'ly of tlio Priviuoi.' nf RrtMih Co)-  UllU'l* *C U������ UU*V av������*l"4������ iw������ Aim .Iv. .'. 1-- .  iug the time for the Aommencetnent of thc  ooQutruoiion of the Company'n Hue of railway and lor the expenditure thereon, nf tin  per oent at the amount of the oaolUl and  roduoing the amount o( the capital aud per*  mitthig the Company to ounttruot the rait-  ������������y in Mctwivi.  Dated the 24th Januiry, 1005.  MAUN AUD tt UOtlKUH,  Solieiton for Um Applieaute.  3rd ut,   Onmberland  WANTED  \*vy \vxi W(1M|.*M in this rmmlv  and adjoinin-* territories 10 rcpresient  and advertise an old established buiiorsi  house of solid financiil standinf-:. Salary  to men $21 weekly, to women $13 to $18  weekly with Expense* advanced tach  Monday by check dirtci from hexdqtmrt-  ei������. Hiiim- .uid b'4-*ny fumiahed when  necessary- position permnneni.  Addr������������a Ulew liiti*. & Cu., Dcpl. A.  Motion tildg., Chiutgo, HI.  ampbe Is' : BAKERY.  A Pine Selection of CAKES  always  on hand.  FRESH BREAD every day.  Orders for SPEOIAL OAKES promptly attended to.  HARNESS  \17 WILLARD ia prepared to  V V ��������� au any Orders for Fine or  Heavy Harness, at short notioe.  WIIAARD BLOCK.     Cumberland.  Dnnsmnir Avenue.  Cumberland.  BREWING Co,  NANAIMO,    B.C:  The yearly return of the Bock Beer saason is   of interest to the  brewer aa well as the public, and the  UNION BOCK BEER FOR 1904  SanaiM Cigar Factory  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  BEST   ::   ON   ::   EARTH.  ���������Will'Bgain.������how.tliat.^������ial.c(ve.h������u.beea.talcea.iti-the.aunuractureol-tbe.gnperlor.  artii-le.   The Union Brewing 0o.'a Bock bu be. a breneed for a unmber ol month,  and stored in their lamoiu cellars until it h������ reaahed the proper age, and i. now  ON BRAUUHT AT ALL HOTELS.  POINTERS  IN REGARD TO THC  R'-WEST FARMER  bUnSHKP ON THK 6TH AND BOTH OP KACH MONTH  ^tBMi-iiK  H  H  B  a  u  H  Pointer No. 1  Pointer No. 2  Pointer No. 3  Pointer No. 4  Pointer No. 5'  Pointer No. 0  Pointer No. T  -it Is a purely Wcntern OniiPi*llnn Agricultural Paper for Weti'.ern  Caiiadl'iu 1'jJiMiHMM nud Ktcctim. h.  'Jl  v.uuuur;n i':i;mvi.". imim rii.i;r.iii> n,  It Ifl lo '*>���������, w.'ll vrluteil, well ctllt������������J, well illustrated,  relluUe,  nrnpreBHiVij m.il ffiirleuH.  3tn let .vis ore sirli'tly cnMi i-i nrtvmice, nud tlie piper Ih promptly  ill/eoniiiiu*(|ftl expiration o, >'ili'i;ripi|oii, unlcs<ii' i.-'vcil,  -Tlie Noi"-v.'ty.t l*iivnitr is tliu oniy ii^riculiuittl i upt.- printed In  Cnniida wi.'t oi' 1,11 :.e Superior,  -it luwjni'i't pui'l in .'������(lvuiu.'emt|>ncrll>Qr8 in Mimitobiinud the N.W.T.  thnn Hlloilier l.niu piipiri������ct'mliiuo'i.  -Iti* in '"t'ntloim mnl li.rormiil.iun uiu worth runny dollnrs to each  MlllwC'i'ier,  -Morally it in nliovi: reprnach.  From Now to December 31, 1905, Sor $L  L  T  f  I  I  Inclii(ll"irtlii'm"riil<l,J������ntii|i������r-rtlXiliM  Niiilil'urrii I llrfj Ini m������o i (. i ir.e,  Th**.Miiinr)'"iisemi,ilium/ le>miiu������,i������  yuuir'Hrit-gua.  Dulifillianowi ..  Smii|)l<: copy tent froo upon rgqm'nt,  ADPRB88 "'  THE NOR'-WEST IAUMFR, Smiled,    K,  P. 0. Box 1310, WIWNIPCG, MAN. m  ��������� ��������� pi m m m m m m m \m .* m m  Maunfactured by  V  GABLE & CO., NANAIMO, B.O.  C. H. TARBELL,  High Grade Stoves  and all Kitchen Requirements  SPORTSMENS GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  HOLY  TR1NIT YCHURCK  SERVICES.  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 pm.  ���������first Sunday in the month, n am.,  Morning service, n a.m.; Sunday,  School, 2.30 p.m.; Evening service,  7 p.m.; Choir Practice every Fiiday  at 7 30 p.m.  F, G. Christmas I'astor.  TRADO WArXSU  OOPVHIOMTH  f.ft.  AnyononcittrtlnR ivfltntiili nn������t ilo������.'i'ipt!''.i i.'nj  lulcklyiwoortairi, noo, wliotlinr an invent'--ii lit  Iii'iibiilily piucntnblo. Oiilimiin'oiiHoiiB i.i'U:'/  (iunltdontlal. OIUoHt (igenoy foriioiniilnwini^i.U  In Aroorlon.. wn fiavo a Wtuibiimtiin onioij.  Pntoiitn tnUcn tUrougb Muun * Co. teuuen  ���������ptiaittl notlco Iu tlie  80IENTIFI0 AMERIOAN,  "*������������������"-���������'" '--*  "  eironlniten ot,  bwatlfully llluitratod. Inrceit elronlfil  *nr f iilniitlllc journal, wenklr, tnrnmM.CO  ������l,flC������i*r niniitlm Wnimlmrvi miilrn nml  Book on I'athn't-i n-.mim������o. Af '"  'I'.'.Wi.  Ob tain it bio in Pockets nUo in hulk.  LOCAL AGKNTS-Cumrkki-anu,  COUBTKNAY,  THE HUDSON'S BAY CO.,  DISTRIBUTING AUBOTS, VICTORIA, II.C. The Proposals  gf Patsla  Sjr OTHO    *B.  S&tfGA  Copyright, 190L, bu Otho B. Senga  1     '     'O  The privileges and possibilities of  leap year were under discussion.  ! "It is my, opinion," said Paula In a  Judicial tone, "that -woman ought always to be tho proposer and man the���������  the proposee," coining the word with  charming assurance.  "You would never dare," said one  Dan tauntingly.  "I'll prove it. In fact, I'll propose,  not only to one, but to seven."  The men surrounding her gave utterance to despairing groans, and the girl  laughed enjoyably.  ! "I've made up my mind," she continued in a reflective tone, "that I really ought to become engaged this year."  ! "In that case," little Sawtelle began  eagerly, "why not"���������  , "Consider you? That wouldn't do at  all. I want the pleasure of making a  I proposal that shall be original with  ' myself." <,  j "You'll have some difficulty in choos-  , Ing the 'p*oposee,'" declared Henderson gloomily.  ' "Oh, I think.not," airily. "Not all the  eligible men of my acquaintance have  proposed to me. I can think of several, any one of whom I would be willing to marry if all the circumstances  Were favorable."  , "Suppose the first one should accept?" suggested Dike Salter dismally.  : "There will not be any 'first' There  ���������will be seven simultaneous proposals  ! by letter, and I shall be somewhere in  ! hiding. The man wbo readies my side  i first"���������pausing as if to consider how.  |to pile up the difficulties���������"with a ring  (that fits my engagement finger���������to him  il'll say, 'Thou art the man!'"  | The Spinters' leap year ball was in  .progress at' the Tuileries, the "Spin-  jSters" being a coterie of the richest  jaociety girls, many of them buds in  iiffiefr7flrs^Vseason.~_-~~~; .������"  I   Paula Pendleton's announcement was  jthe climax to nn evening of gayety."  I   "Do you really mean it, Miss Pen-  Uleton?" asked several.  ���������   "I am genuinely in earnest," she re-  jplied, laughing, "but I feel safe; my  [hiding place will not be discovered."  !   "Be careful lest you meet the fate of  iGenevra," warned a grave voice some  distance from the laughing group,  ."arttou.PAtniA? AMiTHKONiToron)  yov'i"  "Did you notice Kenneth Carter?"  I whispered ono of tbo girls, "Ho looked  lo scornful, ond nt you, Paula!"  ���������   "Did he?" asked Paula Indifferently.  ���������'He always looks scornful���������or bored.  It leotns to be his natural expression."  i   it waa  iiartlly  a  bored cApi-ft-mou  that rested ou Ivumctii Curler'-������ duvk  face as he bent over Paula's white  band in courteous adieu,  "You'd bottor tnko special notico of  the size of my Augers," Bald tho girl  mockingly,  A dangerous light gleamed for an instant In his dark eyes, and the hot  southern blood lhuncd In IiIh veins.  "I prefer not to bullovo you In ear-  leit," ho answered guardedly.  Paiila'rt i;iij.tti;,-.t di.u'i.i foi' h\m wm  an Indescribable quality, a <*oiiibinnilon  Ot purity nnil rutinsh'i'i-Ii'ii tli.ii. rn'.i!.. ii  the must during speech or act of nil un-  "WOIUlUllIlH'i-f*.  "I   hope  alio  won't  do  that."  he  thought uwiiNily ou his wny home. "It  U only a glrll������h prank, but"--  k  Tbe next evening an Cuuet mt dat-  ting with his Invalid mother a note  and a small package were brought to  him. The note was but a line: "Now  is the accepting time. Are you coming?" It was signed witb Paula Pendleton's name, lie read it .hastily and  sprang to Iiis feet in angry dismay.  Then he handed the note to his mother  and explained rapidly.  "Are you going?" sbe asked, hardly  above her breath.  "No," lie replied sternly. ��������� "I will not  be a party to any such mockery of a  thing that ought to be sacred, Sbe is  doubtless amusing herself as usual,  t*nd 'f tliwe is n  favnrod on<* among  the seven he will know just where to  look for her."  He turned sharply away, with choking throat and hot, stinging eyeballs.  "You do care, Kenneth," persisted  his mother wistfully.  "Yes," he answered shortly, "I care.  I care so much tbat I cannot tolerate  the thoughlfof her as a prize in a game  of hide and seek."  "The package, Kenneth," Mrs. Carter suggested inquiringly.  He opened it quickly, gazing bewildered at the contents, a small, plain  gold ring.  "What does it mean?" he asked confusedly. .  "I think it means that you are not  the only one who cares. She evidently  doesn't intend you to fail for lack of a  ring that fits. Now will you go?"  "Yes," he said quickly, "but I'll seek  her at her home, as an honorable man  should, not elsewhere."  He returned in an hour, with disappointment unmistakable in his face.  His mother did not need to question  him.  "I saw three or four men who, I am  positive, were looking for her," be  said in a slow, bard tone���������"Van Horn,  with his best pair, and little Sawtelle  in his automobile. There's a dinner  dance at Trumbull's tonight, and  young Cooper and Dike Salter came  dashing out of tbere just as I was  passing."  "Are you sure she isn't at home?"  "It was her own maid who came to  the door. I feel sure that she would  not deceive me. You know she is little  Oscar Larson's sister."  VTbe'boy who was injured and for  whom you secured tbe damages?"  "Yes. The girl evidently knew all  about this affair and realized the use-  deal of attention, he handed It back to  the fair owner, with the words, "Hon!  sol qui mal y pense" ("Evil to him who  evil thinks"), words still used as the  motto of the order. The king said further that shortly they should see that  garter advanced to so high an honor  and renown as to account themselves  happy to wear it���������Harper's Weekly.  No Seed to Brng?.  "Sir," began a creditor who met one  of bis victims in the street, "I sent you  a bill in January."  "Yes, sir."  "And again in April."    , .���������     v   ".:  "Yes, sir." ! .  "And again in July.1*  "Yes, sir."  "And I presume you received one ths  other day."  "I did, sir."  "Well, sir; well, sir?" flustered ths  creditor.  "Well, you needn't feel so stuck up  over it," replied the other as he lighted  a cigar. "There are firms in this town  who send me bills every month in the  year, and they never stop me in the  street to brag about it either. I detest  such egotism, sir. Good morning."���������  Tit-Bits.  THE RIEL REBELLION.  Poultry on the Farm.  The reason for general neglect of the  poultry on farms is found in the view  taken of these live stock by tbe farmer  and bis fa mil j*, says Farm and Ranch.  Every boy aud girl in this country is  raised up to look upon poultry as a  "side issue," with very few exceptions.  How can this stumbling block be re-1  moved?  Cement Floor-* In Poultry Houmcb.  A cement floor in a, poultry house is  cheaper than wood, is rat proof arid  practically indestructible, says Orange  Judd Farmer. Any handy man can put  one down in less time than a board  one. Where-you can get the sand for  the drawing and do the work yourself  the cost is less than a cent per square  foot.  A PRACTICAL POULTRY HOUSE.  lessness of my search, for she saicfTn  a very kind and gentle way, 'You'd  better go home, Mr. Carter."'  A faint flicker of a smile, instantly  repressed, appeared at the corners of  Mrs. Carter's mouth.  "But the ring, Kenneth," she persisted.  "Probably sent to raise my hopes  and so make my failure all the moro  crushing," he answered bitterly.  "We will not speak of it again, dear  little mother, and I will say good  night now.  I want to be alone."  "Before you go, dear, please bring  me my embroidery from the library  table."  He pushed aside the portieres and  entered the library. A slender, girlish figure stood before tho grate, aud  the dancing firelight fell in soft gleams  upon her white dress aud lent a bright  glow to a face pale with emotion.  Kenneth gave a sharp crp and sprang j  forward,  "is it you, Paula? Is it really you?  Am I tho one to find you?"  "Did you want to find mo, Kenneth?-*  she asked, half crying.  "Did I want to?   Oh, raula"-  He held hor to his breast in sllencs  and thon bent and kissed the sweet  mouth upraised to his,  It was after tlio announcement of  the engagement that Paula exclaimed  ono day, looking into Kenuetii's  gloomy face: "What ls the matter, Sir  Doleful? Such an expression ns that  ou tho faco of n newly engaged man  is hardly flattering to his flnncoo."  Ho answered slowly, "That night nt  tho ball you snid there woro several  whom you would bo willing to innrry."  "I did," Paula returned promptly,  "but you mny recall that I said also  'if nil ths circumstances woro favorable.' ������  "I can't seo thnt that cbangos It  sny," ho argued obtusely.  "You don't deserve to be told, but  because you nro so stupid I'll havo to  explain that the absolutely essontinl  circumstance wns that I should love  the man. And lost you continue milking yourself miserable for nothing I'll  confess right now that you wero the  only one to whom I sont a note. Even  then I wai so dreadfully afraid you  wouldn't come tbat I followed tht  note, t\\\d yniif mother ���������nlrlpd nnd  abetted' in a moat shocking mnnnor."  One Havln-; Su.TW'Ihiii   floor  Area to Ac-  ciomu.odu.ttt SOO Fowl. ,,  When constructing a poultry house  for the farm flock, the main point'to  .be.observed is to secure as much flo0r  space as possible at', the least cost,  "llie real~value~of' a strucTJuTS^f*TtKrs"  nature depends mostly upon floor  area for the use of the fowls.' The  greater space in proportion to the  number of fowls, the better opportunity they have to exercise and  keep in healthier condition throughout the winter months.    No   matter  ���������j-niM    il.  The Order et the darter.  Tho Ordor of tbe Garter, the highest  and most illustrious ordor of kulght*  hnnit In Cront Hrirnln. wnn founded,  snys 8oldon, by King Edward III. on  April 23, 13M. But somo trace the orl������  gin of this order back to April i!3,  1102, when Mellaril I. compelled twenty-six of his host knight* to xvcnr a  thong of blue lonther on the leg when  fighting with tho iuiidels. 'i'ho generally iicccptoil tradition, however, Is that  King Kdwnrd 111. wiih dancing nt a  bull with tho Countess of Salisbury  when nh������ dropped her garter, which  the sovereign picked up and nt llrst  Hod about his own leg. Observing,  however, that this act excited s good  HU..1���������UUiiUXU I'l.M; or   l-i<Ul/i'l<Y"W"U8l*.  . l> tit*'  ������������������hat kind of a houso may be chosen,  tWe fact should not bo overlooked  that during tho largor portion of the  season when the ground is covered  with snow, tho fowls must, bo confined to tho house.  Tho diagram, Pig. 1, shows tho  ground plan'of a poultry house having' suflicient floor urea to accoinmo-  dato a dock of 200 fowls. The building is 22x30 foot In slzo. A foundation of either stone or concrete  should bo prepared for the structure  to set upon. Many far mors do not  consldor a foundation under a poultry houso necessary,'1 but it certainly  adds lifo to tho building. Tho foundation need not bo elaborate, just  that it keeps tho sills oft tho ground  and away from moisture. For sills  2x(5-lnoh pino mny bo used; for the  framework li-t-l-'a of almost any kind  of durable material will answer. The  height of posts is 5 foot. The roof  boing self-supporting, it will ho necessary to mortlcii braces Into tha  ond posts to hold thorn In placo, The  remaining part of tho frnnioworlt  should bo constructed .on tho balloon  frame principle.  Tho building should face either  east or wont, so that windows can  be put In along the south sido. Just  Insldo the door is an alley done off  with wire netting so that to gather  eggs it ls not necessary to   disturb  The Tart Played iu That Brent by Eli lata  Excelleuoy the Earl of Miuto, Then  Ii/n'd Melguad.  As chief of stafi to Gen. Middlcton,  the Earl of Minto, then Lord Melgund, saw some rough campaigning  in tho Canadian rebellion of 1885,  and on his recent ride across the  prairies he must have recalled tho  time, twenty years earlier, when he  rode there as a soldier, ever on the  alert for the hidden' foe. Col. Deni-  son, in his interesting book, "Soldiering in Canada," gives the following account of his meeting with Lord  Melgund:  "I was sound asleep in my tent  about 4 o'clock the next 'morning,  May 10, when I was awakened by  hearing a voice saying to the sentry,  'Which is Col. Denison's tent?' The  sentry pointed it out, but I was up  before he had done it, and pulling on  my jack-boots, which was all I had  to do to be, completely dressed, I unhooked the tent door and said to  the'officer, 'Come in.' As he bent hia  head to come in, I saw a staff officer's cap, and thought it must bo  Capt. Freer, the general's aide, but  when ho got in and stood up I saw  it was Lord Melgund. * * .* * I  know Lord Melgund was chief of staff,  and that a battle had been fought  the day before, and it startled mo to  , see the chief of staff fifty-five miles  to the rear by the morning. All this  went through my mind in an instant,  and I said, 'What news have you  from the general?' He lowered his  voice, so that the sentry should not  hear him, and said, 'Well, it is not  good.' 'What!' said I; 'surely he' has  not been defeated?' 'No,' he replied,  'but ho has had a check. He tried to  drive the enemy out, but' could not  succeed, and he has fallen back a  little way, and formed a defence with  his wagons, and thero they are. Soma  thought he had better retreat, but it  was considered that that would have  a bad moral effect, and ho has determined to stick it but.'���������He; then said,  'I want to send off some telegrams  at once.' The operator was away,  trying to mend the line beyond us,  but one of my sergeants was an excellent operator, so I awakened him  and we went down to the station.  On the side of an old hayrack, leaning , against the, back of the (log shanty which constituted .Humboldt, with  his cipher book before him, Lord Melgund wrote out his despatches. I  walked up and down the grass, and  saw the sun rise on a lovoly May  TOWning���������everythlng-^^  ful, and I could not help thinking of  the anxiety this news would carry  to many a home in Manitoba and  Ontario. ���������  Sorry to I>ave the Fraat.  "Lord Melgund came back to our  camp, where breakfast had been pro-  pared. He then, slept till about 1 p.  m., when ho had dinner, and I furnished him with a fresh horse to  ride on towards Qu'Appelle, He never said a word about why he was  sent down, but tho impression was  that it was to get up somo regulars  from Halifax. ������ * * *" ��������� Lord  Melgund told me he was very much  arouse,to leaving, the front, but that  uea. Miacueton thought it necessary  to send him, as he had important  work for him to do. Just at thia  serious crisis of the campaign, the  telegraph lines were constantly interrupted and the events were thickening. Lieut.-Col. Otter had been defeated at Cut Knife on May 2nd, and  for four days the general was entrenched about half a mile from the  enemy's, advanced posts. During this'  period Humboldt became the end of  the telegraph line, and as I was in  command there, and the telegraph  operator away for some days trying  to repair the line from Humboldt to  Clarke's Crossing, the wholo wort  had to be done by Sergt. Harry Wilson, of the Body Guatd, who was aa  expert operator, We were, of course,  anxious about the general's position,  and I asked Lord Melgund whether  we Bhould not bring out all the  troops wa could hurry up and march  out to reinforce our comrades. He  advised me "to wait, and I found  that at any time I could not get in  couriers to the camp and receive replies, then it would be best to telegraph to the Government that, as  senior officer near, I was going to order forward all tho troops that I  could reach, and march to relieve  the general. Fortunately I had not  to take any such responsibility.   *   *  Surrounded 1*-* a Patrol. '.  "I did not see Lord Melgund again?  for 14 years, when as Earl pf Minto  and Governor-General ho held his  first reception in Toronto, when he  reminded me of meeting tho patrol  of my men on their way to the-Spa-  tinaw. Ho mot them a few miles (t  away from our post in the early  dawn. Lord Melgund was accompanied by an orderly, the Hon. Mr.  Fiennes, one of French's Scouts, &  son of Lord Saye and Sile. When the  patrol met them, two men rode out  rapidly to each flank and surrounded  them, much to the amusement of  Lord Melgund, who did not at first  understand what they were doing-  They showed him the .way to our  camp and then went on."  The Earl As An Jinperlallkt.  Nearly every other historian of the  memorable rebellion has had something to say about Lord Melgund,  and one and all speak with the utmost respect of the soldierly qualities he there displayed. He was recommended for honors by Gon. Middleton, but unfortunately the general  was at the time under a cloud, and  his representations were not given  much consideration. Since coming to  Canada as Governor-General it hae  ���������not���������been~possibIe-fpr.-His^-Excellency~  to prominently identify himself with  any particular circle or interest, but  it has been plain to all that he cherished the warmest recollection of his  comrades oh the prairie. Tho Earl  of Minto's lovo for horses haa been'  equally manifest, and no important  race meeting in . Canada . has passed  without his familiar flgur������ being seen  in the paddock.;  ������������������!���������        ���������I'l'*        I'      ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ���������  Mind Reading.  Fibblns���������I suppose you think I'm ������  Jackass.  Burt-*! say, you want to stop selling dry goods and go into the clairvoyant busiuyss.  n-jjjsir*- ���������    -  VUWKLtv *    ���������  ;   Facts About Flour  ������������������ ���������������������������  *.   '   ��������� -���������"'���������  Of Special Interest to our  Women Readers.  ,' ROYAL HOUSEHOLD MAXIMS.  A cook is only as good as tho Hour  she uses.  A poor cook can make better bread  with Jtoyal Uouaohould Flour than a  good cook can with poor (lour.  Royal Household Recipes mako boko  day tho plcosantest day of tho week.  Thero aro two kinds of flour, "lvoya\,  Household '���������' and tho kind that bus not  been purified hy Electricity.  "This flour is Just as good asM begins the  grooor. "Send mo "Royal Household "  nover-tho-lcss" interrunts the woman  wbo knows. "I bavo tried ' jusUs-good'  Hour before."  FIO. 3-RHD V1KW Of FOULTRY HOUIS.  the fowls. DB are grain bins. The  roosts are dono off from tho remaining part of the houso by matched  stuff, *o that during eovere weothor  this part of tho atructure can be  shut, making it warmer for th" fowl*.  Underneath tho roost is a platform  to catch all dropping***. F In r -minll  exit for the fowls. A building of this  ���������I-/* Is none too large to accommodate tho average flock, aud should be  found upon nearly every farm. An  end view of tbe bouse is shown la  Flf. A.  ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENT*.  NtARH-T Qnonm s���������Wo *r* always glad  i to send to our correspondents the name  ot the nearest grocer who handles  Royal Household Flour.  How MA>fY Rwm������w s���������We sent the ten  recipes that one of our correspondents  asked for last week for her neighbors.  Wn tin* nlwAVM find to send as many  wdpo*- an are needed.  Tnrs Bbot Pats Bmrrt���������The reason gn>  oen Ond it pays to push Royal Household Flour is not because the profit is  larger per barrel-- for !t '"n't w> *if,rj--*������������������������  but because it pays to pleass ths  customer.  Hard Wheat vimros Son Wheat j���������  Royal Household Flonr is made of the  best grade of hard wheat Hani wheat  is tbe best spring wheat grown in  Manitoba. Soft wheat I* winter wheat  ���������inferior for flour making. Somo  milieu advertise that they "blend"  soft and hard wheat to get better flour.  We do not blend wheat tor Royal  ���������jbushoM ������mm% jr~-  THE BEST TEST IS  YOUR  OWH  TEST, IN YOUR OWN 1IOMK.      ,  Yonr test, Mrs. Homo Baker, is final,  if you find "Royal Household" best in  your baking, there is no argument.  Every day many Canadian women  wrlto us how pleased thoy aro with Royal  Household Flour  ���������tliat It is all wo say It is.  ���������that it's Jtfa*t as good for pastry as 1ft  is for bread.   ,,.,.*;/  ���������that it's quicker, easier, simpler to  bake good bread and good pastry with  Royal Household Flour, by the "Royal  Ilousohold " Recipes.  That's 6ns reason they liko it so much.  TESTIMONIALS���������������Lsst week we received nearly five hundred testimonftls*.  ���������Tni FiiOCigwR Mrs."  "Roys! Household" is the flour forme.1  I havo'used the popular brands, but none;  can compare with Royal Householil"���������  Mrs. J. H. Shearer, S02 Richard Street,  Vancouvor, B.Q  Nov. 12,1004.  'Tumi n too Much Bad Vwtm.**  "Royal Household" is what the peopit  want���������a better floor. There is too modi  bod flour pat on tbe people of this country at the present Ume."-J. W. Elliott,  Shortreed, B.C,   Nov, 27,1004  "A Great lMroov������i������mn  " I had an idea Hungarian was at good  flour as it was possible to mako, but I  find "Royal Household"* great Improvement, particularly In requiting much  less fcnea4tng and mates a whiter snd  lighter bread."���������Mrs. Q. A. McLauran,  bavane, Ont.   OcL 17,1304.  Have you sent for the Iledpea *  They are ftoo-send NOW.  Tii* Oattvi* Fi/Nm Mius Oo. ***������������������  TIE CMUHtUM NHS.  CUMBERLAND, B.C.  ���������������������������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������* verW%*ww+w*w*.  w  -w  w  ,w  ���������w  w  ���������w  :  WESTERN CANADIAN tx)110RS  A series of articles desn.ibing  their lives, their aims uiid  their influence.  No. 18  FRANK OLIVER, M. P.  I  w  V  w  w  w  :  ������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-s*^  /',>  plete harmony with the Liberal party.  In the Ottawa House there are many  men with greater grace of expression  and of more attractive manners as  a speaker, but few are listened to  with more attention than the plain-  spoken nierab er from the Western  prairies. He has the faculty of going straight to the gist and heart of  things when he discusses them. There  is no indirection, no indecision, no  beating about the bush, in what he  has to say. Mr. Oliver has thought  on what he proposes to discuss, has  reached definite conclusions there-  anent, and in speaking has no other  purpose than to convey, in as few  words as may be, and with the utmost possible lucidity and straightforwardness, what thoso conclusions  are. After he is through speaking no  one has any doubt of what Mr. Oliver's opinions are, nor that he will  defend those opinions with courage  and tenacity. He believes that words  were given to express, and not to conceal, thought, and acts and talks accordingly. I'f he has not yet come to  fixed conclusions regarding any subject of public interest, he is no whit  ashamed to state the fact and never  pretends a knowledge he does not  possess, or to hide it under an assumption of oracular wisdom, or befog a plain issue by a cloud of mys-  tifyfng claptrap. For the rest he is  a plain citizen, a man who believes  When the little .folks tako colds  and coughs, don't neglect them  and let them strain the tender  membranes of their lungs.  Give them  FRANK OLIVER. M.P.  Editor and  Proprietor of the  Edmonton Bulletin  Newspapermen, like lawyers, have  a faculty of drifting into public and  parliamentary life, and those of the  West are no exception to the rule.  Its number of parliamentary representatives is few, but included there- cutties subdue.  ^n_are._at_least_two__men who reflect perament of the pioneer; his the dis-  posit"io^ir"thatr^nmch"es"victory~out-of  Consumption  Cure ���������:���������������������-������'���������  It will cure thorn quickly and  strengthen their lungs.  It is pleasant to take,  Price*, 28c., 80c., ���������a $i.������o.   909  in Western Canada, Locally, municipally, politically and territorially  it has kept itself abreast of its opportunities and the development of  the West. When one considers how  rapid has been that development, how  large and ever-widening the opportunity, hnd how adequately and with  what enterprise the Bulletin has discharged its duties in these particulars, none can deny that its editor  is one of Western Canada's most able  journalists, as ho is undoubtedly ^one  of its foremost public men.  DON'T THROW AWAY YOUR MONEY  oa Eastern and Southern drown Nursery stock  that will not grow, but write for our catalogue  ot hardy Apples, Crabs, Plums, Cherries,  Gooseberries, Raspberries, Currants, Strawberries, Roses, Ornamental Shrubs ami Trees  Hedge and windbreak Trees, Perrenial Plant*,  eto, Trees that will grow in Manitoba and  th* Territories.     Address  BUCHANAN'S NURSERIB'8  8t. Cbarl'8, Man,  The Japs ought to have kept some  of thoso Port Arthur Russians to act  as guides about tho mine-filled streets.  Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial Is a speedy cure for dysentery,  diarrhoea, cholera, summer complaint,  sea sickness, and complaints incident  to children teething. It gives immediate relief to those suffering from the  effects of indiscretion in eating unripe  fruit, cucumbers, etc. It acts with  wonderful rapidity and never fails to  conquer the disease. No one need fear  cholera if they have a bottle of this  Dr. Chadwick says the public has  misunderstood his wife. Ira Reynolds may have misunderstood her  when he thought she said that pack  age of brown paper was worth $15,-  000,000.  in democracy, who is ever on the side  of the masses against the classes,  who hates with all the strength of  a strong nature all forms of injustice  and oppression, who never seeks and  never avoids a fight, but who, once  engaged, will struggle on to final victory with a tenacious courage that  no obstacles can crush and no diffl-  His is the the tem-  ,  equal lustre on journalism and" on  politics���������Walter Scott, M.P., and  i-"Tank Oliver, M.P. A sketch of the  former has already appeared in these  columns and it now remains to say  somewhat of the member for Edmonton and the editor and proprietor of  tho Ednnuton Bulletin.  At the outset one is confronted  with a serious, an almost insuperable  difficulty. Frank Oliver Is one of the  most reticent of men in anything that  concerns himself. That is, on paper.  In personal conversation few men are  more frank, and outspoken, and he  will give his views oh any subject  requested with blunt directness. But  he is the despair of reporters and interviewers, who, as often- as not, find  thenisQlvos the victims, rather than  the operators, of their modern journalistic methods, Mr. Oliver can,  whenever he desires, be as uncommunicative as a clam. His bushy  brows will lower threateningly over  his plerciug groy eyes, and then, if  ie is wise, his interlocutor will grow  wary. Prom submitting patiently to  'Cross-examination the Edmonton editor-politician will become restive���������-  sometimes cbmbatlvo���������in his replies,  and turn the tables upon his tormentor. And, while Mr. Oliver "recognizes  tho right of tho publio to know his  views on questions of public policy,  ho altogether, nnd properly, denies its  right to an impertinent prying into  personal matters, and woo bettdo tho  reporter with tho hardihood and temerity to tako counsel of his own pro-  sumption rather than of tho character  of tho person ho desires to interview.  Discomfiture, swift and certain, will  bo his assurod portion,  Tho Parliamentary Ouldo states, In  a 1'our-lliio skeleton biography that  constitutes almost tho only printed  record of Mr. Oliver's caroor, that ho  was born in Pool County, Ontario, in  1858, and is, therefore, In his fifty-  first year. Ho camo to tho Northwest at nn early ago, and followed his  trado as a printer's journeyman,  working on tho Froo Press und other  Winnipeg papers. Prior to 1888 ho  wont to tho Territories nnd In that  year was elected a uiombor of tho  Territorial Assembly, tho governing  body which, with wider paw-mi, succeeded tho Northwest Council. In  the general election of 1890 he resign-  oil from tho assembly to content tho  Dominion seat of Alberta us vox In  dependent, and was returned hy a  majority of nearly sou, At tho clcv  tion ot 1900 ho won over two opposing cauuiduu-i* oy uouui mu bhiiiu  i)lui'ulll), while on XoVviuhvl' " lui'l,  ������t the ffonorul election, his majority  over his opponent was in tho neighborhood ot 3,000, and was ono of tho  largest, if not tho largest, in tho Dominion     Tblq hrlnf rpfrird nf hi* nubile:  career tolls its own story, of tho  growing strength of Mr. Oliver's popularity.  In the Territorial Asnemhly Mr.  Oliver was, in the old days, ono of  tbe most forceful and striking figures,  and, In tha wider arena of Dominion  -politics, bis downright, upright, forthright, fearless statements of policies  and Issues have wen for bim national  fame. He waa returned to the Canadian Commons as an Independent,  bat tbt passage ot time has found  him working la more tad more com-  Hinard's Liniment Gores Dypthcrii  It is only during its first week that  Parliament rises, in the feminine  mind, to the altitude of a five o'clock  tea.  The only time a father is more  foolish than when the baby has a  tooth is  when  it has  two.  the jaws of defeat. Withal, he has a  ievel-headed canniness that seldom  permits him to be placed in a false  position, a shrewdness that foresees  contingencies and avoids errors.  Frank Oliver is no Don Quixote to  run a-tilt'"into windmills, or to batter  his head against stone walls. Caution,  equally with courage, are his outstanding characteristics, both in his  personal anl political career.  As  an editor,  Mr.  Oliver exhibits  the same characteristics of energy as  he has shown in public life.   He took  hold of the Bulletin when Edmonton  was the most northerly of all Canadian towns, was practically isolated  from the rest of the Dominion, and  known principally    as a convenient  starting point for the journey    into  tho hunting and trapping regions of  Athabasca, the Peace and the Canadian   sub-arctics.   The   Bulletin   at  that time reflected tho present posi-j  tion and .the future proriiise of   the  town.   It was the day of small things  In Western journalism, and the Bulletin was no exception to the rule.  Its news was    fragmentary and Ill-  arranged  and    its    presswork.   and  make-up no better than that of dozens  of othor papers in Western Canada.  But, even in those  early days,  its  editorial utterances were impressive  in their influence, and it became   a  proverb that what the Bulletin said  would soon be what tho Territories  thought, And, as time went on, ovory  department  of   tho   Bulletin   ahowod  tho growth and  development of tho  country Jn which   it circulated, and  of  ino wide-reaching  influence of  the  man  who controlled 1st destinies.  If  grew bigger;  it grow bottor."   From  a  weakly   weokly   it   developed Into  tho most  forceful   and Influential dully  In tho Torrltorlos, as is fitting to bo  in tho ease of tho city that is  destined to bo tho ono second  In  Importance  A Cure for Costlveness.���������-Costlveness  comes from the refusal of the excretory organs to perform their duties  regularly from contributing causes  usually disordered digestion, Parma-  lee's Vegetable Pills, prepared on scientific principles, are so .compounded  that certain Ingredients in them pass  through the stomach and act upon the  bowels so us to remove their torpor  and���������arouse���������them���������-to���������proper���������action.-  Many thousands are prepared to bear  testimony to their power In this respect.  Tho season is approaching' when  you can inspect your neighbor's furniture without leaving calling cards.  Avers  aawaaaaamaam\^mmmwmwmaaammmmammm  For coughs, colds, bronchitis,  asthma, weak throats, weak  lungs, consumption, take  Ayer's Cherry Pectoral.  Cherry  Pectoral  Always keep a bottle of It in  (he.bouse. We have been  saying this for 60 years, and  so have the doctors.  ^ " t hm umS Ajtr'i Chtm rtetoral In an  fereli? for.tt nab, It li tbe bett mtriloinb  In tliff world, f know, for elf throat and lung  trout)  tt  tx*,M   .T  U4ni������[������  M. 1, X. yOMBOM, Wtltfetm, Matt.  an.  for  BWtll.   M  uii  The Langs  Mlnard's Liniment Cores Distemper.  Tho French government were going  to present Stoessel with the Legion  of Honor, but desisted when thoy  found the German emperor had got  ahead of them. How would it do for  theso medal-presenters to have an  agent on the spot?  Out on the  Bleak Prairie  Exposed to Cold and Wet. a  Manitoba Mall Carrier Finds  a Great Blessing In  DR. SLOCUM'S GREAT TONIC  PSYCHINE  {PRONOUNCED Sl-KCLN)  ESTABLISHED GRAIN  COMMISSION  MERCHANT  IN WINNIPEG.  I am the Oldest  Consign your grain to me and get prompt service, careful attention  and highest market prices. '  /-������     r������r*������i-vTi7'  Reference: oUNI0N BANK OF CANADA.  S. ���������SHINK,DR^lx'1      '  MRCB-WELLS GRAIN CO.  Grain In ear lota bought en traok or sold on commiaata*. Re*aoM.M|  adraaoa made. Prompt Returns. Correapondence aoUelted. ReforeaeeJ  Any Bank In Winnipeg.  ROOM 414, ORAIN EXCHANOa BLDO., WINNIPBO.  THE ANDREWS-GAGE GRAIN CO., LTD.  GRAIN COMMISSION  MERCHANTS.  We make a specialty of low grade   wheat. Write us before shipping. Wi  will show how we can serve you.  References:���������Any  Bank or  Commercial Agency.  GRAIN  EXCHANGE, WINNIPEG, MAN*  r   A  V     W ���������#(*������������% VEGETABLE SICILIAN  . AlwIJdHair Renewer  I Is it true you want to look old ? Then keep your gray hair. If not,  then use Hall's Hair Renewer, and have all the dark, rich color  "Gf early life restored to your hair, ������r'.t^^rtco^US,^1'^  If it is a Question of Warmth use  E.B. EDDY'S  BUILDING PAPER  It Retains Heat tnd Keeps out Cold.  _    ���������     I|,      :      ���������  ������������������_���������i "     ,  Writs for   Samples  amd Prists.  TEES & PERSSE, Limited., Agents, Winnipeg.  Russia is going to call the war off  until she builds a fleet big enough to  lick Japan, which shows that the  Czar is still the greatest friend of  peace in the world.  Minard's Liniment Cures Garget in Cows.  .No, Mrs. Chadwick didn't squander  her husband's money. She wouldn't  do such a thing, and, besides he  didn't have any.  A     Successful     Medicine���������Everyone  wishes to be successful in any undertaking in which he may engage. It  Is, therefore, extremely gratifying to  the proprietors of F.armalee's Vegetable Pills to know that their efforts  to compound a medicine that would  prove a blessing to mankind have been  successful beyond their expectations.  Tho endorsatlon of those Pills by the  public is a guarantee that a pill hds  been produced that will fulfil everything claimed for It.  Mighty few men can get worried  over their soul when their collar button is pinching the back of their neck.  H.B.K.  -'."��������� BRA NO ��������� --���������-  To Kuropatkin perhaps tho least  pleasing part of the news of the fall  of Port Arthur was the line informing  the public and those Interested that  General Nogi was at liberty to accept  other engagements.  Minard's Liniment Cores Coldi, eto*  sr  "I am a mail carrier, snd   evtry  //Intor and change of leason I often  suffered with coughs and colds, being  much exposed to cold and wet, Need-  leas to say, I used doctors' pretcrlp-  i tions, but they did not relieve me.   I  I also usod number', ul rwmcJic*,  UuL  the cold still clung to me.   Eventually  I my lungs became affected, and It Is  only   through   tho   prompt   use   of  PSYCHINE that I am   alive   today,  Psych'*--?     '���������       t       wrttirlii**ol       rem.  edy for preserving health and building up those weak and run down  through exposure, Yours, etc., Hugh  Wylle, Qlencalrn, Man."  PSYCHINE is pronounced 81-KEEN  Tho Dr. Btocum Remedies aro sold  by all driigglma and tunny j*'-n������r:ii  stores. Psychlne at fl por bottle.  Kor further ail view, information, oi  free trial bottle, write Dr. T. A. Slocum. Limited, 179 King Street West,  Toronto, Canada.  nut tomi mu.  jBLAIRS GOUT AND  RHEUMATIC .PILLS  THU OHM AT KNUMSH iCUMKUY,  rESTIMONUL from tht lata SIR BAlfr  UEL BAKER. the famoul WtU Bit-loref.  "Newton Abbot, Devon. Dear, Sire~l  have delayed my thanki at I wiibk* te  vent the effect ot Blalr'e Pill* by ��������� aaU  dent fntarval of time.      ���������'        _,  "For tn yeert I had lufrtrad acutely  from Gout ami life had loat 1U attraf  tion owlnu- to t.ht unctrtalnty ot btalta  and audden vltttatloni of the aneatf  which proetrated tn* for monthi, or week!  according- to the vliulene* of the attacae  "Blulr'i mil have rendered me ImmenM  earvlce, ae I no longer fear aa attaek  of Gout.  "For the last twenty eoonthi I have  been comiiamtively fret*, ai one er twe  attempted viittatfoni have b������en Imrne*  lately stamped out by tbt attlitanee ef  Blair5! PillaT  "Truly youre  Lyman  onte; Tht   ...... .....   ,._���������,  Uartta, Mela A Wyaae Oe��������� Wlaatpeg  j'iiii.  ��������� youre (Slentd) Sti-al, W. Baker.  ; Soma 4 Co.. Uontrtal and Teij  lit Holt Drug Ce,, Winnipeg*) aid  Superfluous Hair  Removed by the New Principle  B*9lUracfe  E'm*trui)������i������, X-ray or depiiatoriee are  offered you on the bare word ol the  ormratori and rmamifaeturere. D E  MIRACLE ie not. It la the only method  which le indoreed by phyeiciani, eur-  and prominent magazines, llooklt-t will  will be senl free, in plain, sealed  envelope.  Your money back without question If  it fails to do all that ie claimed for i������.  DE MIIUCLE  -nailed, sealed fa  !ite(n wrapper, on receipt or ft.   Wrfte  or It today to DE MIRACLE CHE V.  IC1L OO., te Qcsax 8ta������rr Wast,  |Toioirro, er   ^^  T*fflffiBM"*"���������  SHIRT  Made big enough for a big  man to work in with comfort  Has more material in it than  any other brand of shirt-In  Canada. Made on the  H.B.K. scale It requires *,g}(  to 42 yards per dozen, whereas  common shirts have only 32  to 33 yards.  That's the reason why the  H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never  chafes the armpits, is never  tight at the neck or wristbands, Is always loose, full  and comfortable and wears  well.  Each shirt bears a tiny book  that tells the whole history  of the "Big" Shirt,- and  also contains a notarial  declaration that the H.B.K.  "Big" Shirt contains 39#  to 42 yards of material per  dozen.  bold at aU dealers but only  with this brand:���������  H.B.K  B!'"VN')  HUDSON BAY IN ITT I NO CO.  imnal     Wtntfif     tauaa  W   M   U   fmm   SIT ii;^'..v>.v������ai'y������(i>i������'������"j"JWi?'V������������^^  a       a dBk a  SA-TTJKIDA.^",      FEBBFABY      28  tx-i:  THI FiSIST SIT Of SAMPLES  Ever Offered for Sale in Cumberland  300 PIECES  CHEMISES from 25o.  SKIUrS *-.   45o;  V^PACE will not permit of p general list but  we  would call  "���������^   your special attention to the  LADIES WHITE WEAR  CORSET COVERS from lOn.  DRAWERS ."���������    25o.  CHILDS DRESSES���������  A Handsome Lot at Remarkable Low Prices,  BOYS SUITS���������  There are over 50 of these in  this  lot.       Beautiful   little  Suite at about Half the Usual Price.  S*T   CALL AND SEE THESR.  rq  O  f\UR STOCK IS NOW COMl'LETK with  tlie   Seat   Brands  -    oi OrouerifcJi to be ha:"..  Heintz'ri Tom a to Cra-hup,     Sweet P.ek^ev    Sour  PickloH, Sauerkraut, Hoi^e R-'.dihi'<, Iuui.t Relish, &c    ..ARE KXCRA CHOICE   F������ T   /"\ I 7 O        Ognvien, Itiyal Hiuimhokl, Lake of tho  l^W U IV Wood.,,   Rive Rosea     ..    ,.    ..    .,.  PASTRY FLOURS Also all kinds of PEED at the  ��������� LOWEST     PRICES    ""PEN Cases of Slaters just opened, all the Newest Shapes and  Siyies for Spring.       We also carry all lines of Men's and  Women's Cheaper Grades at . <  $1.50, $1 75, $2.oo, $3.50 and $8.oo.  BOYS AND GIRLS SHOES  in .great' variety, at all pricoe.  BOYS SPECIAL���������Sizob, ll's to 13's at $l.oo.  " '������. *'     I to 5's      at $1.25.  XT EW GOODS-Over 20 OASES of New Spring DRY  1^    GOODS now ou the way.  *T   WATCH FOR THESB,  *1M*  HnxaaMaWfBMHMia  A Committee of the Gun Club in  te/id arranging an entertainment  for the   purpose   of  purchasing a  Leg^ette trap    This will be worthy  of the public patronage as the Club  is capable of encoui aging and duing  u.-eful'work.in our midst,   The majority of th; officers   and   members  of the club are in favor of the $2.oo  a year gun license.    Everyone vvho  carries a gun can afford to pay   it,  and all who enjoy the spurt protected by the Government  should *be  williiig to pay something  towards  the cost of that protection.     The  Government  has   practically  protected the game aud the''sportsmen"  have piactically slaughtered it.    In  addition to the  numerous  benefits  accruing   from    this    license,   the  email boy, also the "man who can-  riot shoot straight" will  be pio.ect-  ed.      In many  cases   experienced  hunters have ueeu the  victims  of  -of-reckles:**--.shooter.s_\'^  every moving object they see in the  woods.     By  hecoming members of  the Gun Club a   boy  or  man   is  , taught lo handle his weapon,  the  various workings of a shot gun and  rifle are explained to him and when  he goes out for a   day's   pport   he  feels that he does so   without   endangering his own or his neighbor's  life by mismanagement.     Dealers  in game will be taught by the imposition of a license that it is a costly business lo offend   against   the  law, destroyers of   grouse  will   bo  deprived of a market for their contraband  goods,   and   in   general,  sportsmen will receive the ��������� benefits  of the (Statutes which weie meant to  be enforced.     The officers of the  club receive no ot-hei  reward than  the approving conBciouHiieBs of laboring in a worthy cause.    Therefore we submit the Gun Club  de-  eeives    acknowledgement  fur   the  good it haa done in the past unci encouragement in its (fforts for the future.     There   poems to be an idea  prevalent that the imposition of a  license is for the purpose of preventing a certain class irom shooting,  whereas the idea is to create a fund  to be applied to the preservation of  game for the  publio  good.     Any  person who nhoots for ihe sake of  ������������������port should bo ablo to pay tho nominal feo suggested.  and energies so under control, that  comparatively little effort seems required to accomplish even great  things. Your will is a lever of personal authority.. It is ihe. con-  'scious point in your character. The  vision once, cleared"of the-veil of  ignorance that hides the real uaiure  men nd women would be impelled  yes, compelled to do something  and be something more than mure  apologies.  The Council will no Linger print  by-laws in the local papers, hv: by  a '.new-born notion of the Mayor,  this is "not necessary. He fails to  s-\e that the publication of these by  laws is a convenience to tbe public  who put him where he is, and,, is,  about the least .hat can be done for  public weal. Yet, though the local  press gets a knock out, the bid of  an outside paper, the Victoria  j'-'Rm'e'*^  for "ah; advertisement in their 'yap-  plemenl'-* came within an ace of  drawing the city purse strings.  ATHLETIC    CLUB.  Okfickhs Elected for Ensuing Tkum.  President T E Bute; \Tice Pies, T Whyte;  Keuy, Attn Ai.i(������r8nu; Treas, Dr S:-*pie*i;  B ui<l .it Af'.nugomeut, A Th'iinpdiin, B.  R-lS-.! B Tullidge, W B Andorsou, T.ms.  Whut, 0 McDonald, ti. Mitchell and A.  Auder.iiiu.  Prices   Lower   than   Ever  AT -WEIItflROBIEi'S  An authority has said that to he  popular you must not lake an uot-  ive interest in any of iho ureal bai-  tlofi of humanity. Lot other people atutck the things ill 11 ought  to lie attacked. Say, "good Lord,  pjood devil" to everybody and you  maybe a most agreeable oonipnnion  And run no ri/*k of ever being cruci  fted. In fact you mum not bavo  Ihi- couraiio of your opinion-- if you  euro to bo popular. Acting on ibis  principle tho Pilgrim Fu hiT** would  imvor have beeu driven out if Kng-  l&wl, nor ihe Buptit-La and Quakers  OV'.t cf Mn<"'o<-,h"*������'"-t<j* nnrl iho Am-  friran Hopublic would nevhr hnvo  been founded. Every iniportnnt  step in the prngn-BH of civilization  has come from Uiofo who fur humanity and thu world's bum-fit wore  willing to li^ht battles and i*e,i-omo  unpoj>ul*lr, Btrangih of will is  what ia needed among our men and  women, to be able to pay brnvoly,  "I can" and "I will." Concentration and control arc matters of  growth. In time onts's character  \MQmes io central, or;e'������ thought  Mr T. L. Beaveh, Fletcher & Co's  agent left for Victoria this morning after a very succest-ful visit', he  disposing' Of ������������������ several pianos and  organs. Besides Mr Beaven's extraordinary business ability the  pianos handled by ��������� his firm give  such satisfaction that success is  always certain. A $600 Gerhard-  Heit izman is just what it is advertised to be, a������ aJpo is a $40u Mendelssohn. Orders will be taken by  Mr T. Bate us usual. '  Daily expected a large shipment  of Ladies nird Mi.������,������e;-i Ready to Wear  Ha.tt', (no two alike) Napier and  Partridge.  An inhibition of children's work  will be held in the Guixib.-rlii.nd  Hull on May 24th, Exhibits to  consist of i<a iti pies of plain and  fancy sewing, darning, cocking,  drawing, photography, plantt*, hIko  in baking, and garden stuff* grown  by children, and in fact everything  uf-'tiful that i������ boy and girl t-ho'ild  be able to do in order to be capable  citizens and aood hom-ewivi's. A  pri-je-list will shortly be arranged  and distributed ilirouvh the various  school-rooms. Children aUenuing  the public i-chool only will be allowed !o com pole, botwen ngos of 8  and 15. Any person mny eontri-  btitw prizes for special work of nny  port, theme wishing to do so will  leave their name* with Mr Carey,  secretary oi Board of Trustee'1, und  Principal Bennett Contributions  in prizes will not he solicited. Cum-  ptunt persons will be chiton to  judjro tbo exhibits,uiid in 'hoovering a pro menu do concert will bo  given with a varied programme,  Full particulars'Will be published  next wick. Person** over 15 may  i-xbibit, but school children will  onlv lm hMoved to compete for  pi'izo-. Afmr expHiiHcs aro puii* tlio  proceeds will be used tor school j  purpi-HOi*,  Mrs Llvisley loft thit* morning for Banff,  when* -hi* will reaidu with her daughver,  Mi8 R J'unsmoro.  Coustabie Junes, of Shoal Buy, arrived  here yesterday, hnviug iu charge 'a youth  he nrrested at Okishollbw Ohnnnel, Valdez  Lsl.md, on iuf������i-utation suppled by cim-  stable Thompson, charged with s'.ejjliug a  boat belimgin)-to-Mr R Grant.  Mis.s Beiinie returned yesterday, from  visitiug her mother m Nanaimo, whose sadden illii^s gave a'lxioty to. her many frieuds  here.    JVh&'Beuti'e.is fast recovering.  Miss's T T Gadd and WE Dunham will  addrebM " the Comox Farmers Institute < o-  nifht and tomorrow night on the subjects  o* dairying and poultry,raising respectively  ��������� ������������������WI' Iilll i.llUH   I I. lllllll    IIH. lllllll HIM IIB.MII111llallllWmU.IMI.IH  NOTIQB TO CREDIT - SS.  New Spring  Goods arrive weekly*  WHICH WILL ���������  SOLD REGARDLESS OF COST.  Come   and see  for   yourself���������examine  our  Goods and Prices and  compare them elsewhere.  FOR GOOD GOODS AND LOW PRICES WEINROBE'S is nut PLACE  In the matter of the estate of Thomas  H. Piercy. late of Derunan Island,  13 C, deceased.  TAKE NOTICE that all persons having  claims against the estate of the lite  Thomas H. Piercy, whose will was proved on the..':24th clay of February, A.I),  1905, are required tu send the particulars  thereof, duly verified by declaration, to  the undersigned on or before the 8il.--.day  of Aprl, 1905, and further take notice  that after tlie said date the executor will  distribute the estate amongst-those'persons only of whose claims he shall then  have received notice.  Dated this 1st clay of March, A.D, 1905  MICHAEL MANSON,  5a Executor,  Union Wharf, B.C.  Fancy Vests, no two alike, at C. J.  Moore & Co.  ���������l-tMI-l'MU-*--,--*--*-.*^^  TO CUBE A GOLD INT ONE DAY.  Tak LAXATIVB liROMO QUININE Tab-  lets, AU iluigj-iitM rofui.d tlio money if it  fails to curo, JS, W. Grove's signature is  nn oaoi* box,   25c,  ww.lwwtia.il���������MrtM iww/iaimmwrtl  DROWN LEGHORN EGGS FOR  HATCH INC���������Pi tee-winners���������$5 per  hundred for incubators, 75011. per set-  tiity ���������S F Dcmison, Courtenay .  STKKR dTRAYED on my farm out under  both earn. Owner oan havo Humo by  paying oxponkon,���������Aptily, Mathewsoi?  Comox!'  mmm0mmmmmimmmmummm0mmmmmmmmMmmm-mtii.immmimmm  FOR   SALE  li.1!.' Acres nf Land at Oon<ox, B.C., with  li.'at-olutiH Timber 011 hhiiio,  near >'oh>inl,  with good T'lail,���������Apply, Mm A, Luuah,  Coirnix, H.O  Now Clothing just iiirived nt C. J.  Moore & Co.  New stuck of spring clothing now  in nt tho Big Hioro. Htyii'. lit nnd  price right.    Sua tliHSo goods,  If you want a Good Up-to-Dntc Suit  -(otrt'C. J. Mooroi'f: Co,  Fletcher Bros.,  Dnalora in Hip;h-p*rado  i. S. WEINROBE,  VENDOME BLOCK,  Royal Barfk oPCapda  Capital (paid up),,..--..  lieserve Fund.  ......  Undivided Profits,...  T. 15. KBNNY. Pjiksidknt.  ......,..$3,000,000   3,000,000  ..........    102,505  K. L. PEASE,  (iKNKHAL Manaok i  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Dank Department:--Deposito of $1 nud upwards received;   Interest allowed nt current rains, otimuouadod twioe eaoh year ������u 30th Juue and 31 st Doomnber,  Drafts ou all puintH bought and auld.  R. E. WALKER, Manager.  0FI?I0E H( URS 10 to 3;  Saturday 10 to 12; open  Pay Night* 7 p.m. toO pm  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  ��������������������������� - 0���������  Choicest Meats  iSup'tliod at Lowtiat Market Frioes  Vegetables  A Grout Variety will alwayu bo  in fito-'k 1   airto ���������* supply of  Fresh Fish  will bo on Sale every Wodnrtfday  , ,���������,,0   -^  Your jvatroiiaj-u ia cordially invited, aud  till onicrri will hu promptly delivered.  JJcPhee&Son  I'llO I'lU KTOU3.  mummumMm^mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm  l"   V ,<~\  FOR     8 A L Ii  Imniodhittly, fur o������-.h, 20,000 eonnnon  jlriu vH. Unlivery U ion \V������.*������rf or turn  lierbnil, lundem reeoived up in Moii-  dy, 3rd April--Ap|.ly, U. Rohs.Nai'IBH,  Ah������i<������ *��������� Km me of H. Nmittuo, Cumber-  land.  Hi.iisf*   Linlnu   nml Wall   Paper  nt  Clic������4|> John's,  O  AND  XJr H\\JiX *%A   \mJ  Tho    oilnbrattid    OkhUatiI)   Uwin'MMAN,  M������.SPKLH80HH ttnd WlU.tAMH plftOO-I,, ��������� ,,,  From  $300 up.   TKUMa T0 8UIT   T, ������.BA.T������,  Local Agon**  OF SUMMER  ...1 WEEDS...  JUST ARRIVE!)  Fit Hnd Workmanship Perfect.  Loave   your Monsuro for n Suit  C. DAVIES,  ot������. nmia btoub,  A  Fair  Trial  ,     . ��������� -        _)���������}  IS  JLXJZ*  "VsTB  jlsez  JUST a chance to shove you that  wo always please our customers  by supplying them with tho BEST  MIC ATS at the loweot market  pilous, A trial order will convince  you.  THE  CITY  Meat   Market,  W, W, McKAY, Proprietor.  MUNICIPALITY OF  THE CITY OF CUMBERLAND  Notice is her-.-1-y ^ivon tluu the Court  of Kevininn tor the purpose of licni'ing all  '-cimpliiints ii-t'.'iinHt the Assenhment Roll  of tho Cumberlnnd Mtinicipnlity will be  hold in thu Council Chambers on We4"  ;���������.; il'iy the Wh d-\v of \p������\\ ������-*���������>���������;, nt the  jvinr nf 7----I- p ni.  Any por-on hftvinf*- rause of eomplumt  of their Assoi-sment muM make such  conipliiuu in writing to the Clerk of the  Munkipiility at least Ten Day* before  I ihr> snid ������l,itf, or they will be too Iftte to  be heard in that behalf.  L. VV. NUNNS,  City Municipai. Clubk,  Ourrjherlsnd, B.C., 8th March, 1005.  6'ranulafed Sugar, per 100 lbs.,  $0 75,-Napier & Partridge,

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