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 ^mr*?x'?*t. %?���������     ' *-.  ���������'^,i*������������jftS^'Jswj������^;- ,-  ���������t ������������������:-'���������������-���������������,  nm ���������      J ..;        'V V-;J'J' -'>������������������'  ������7  TENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   B. G.   TUESDAY.  MARCH 8.' ,904.  EsaaKaaasBM  ' \  THE BIG STORE  Special Sale  Of BLANKETS  f  \YE have just received about 60 PAIRS of  SCOTCH BLANKETS in Scarlet,  Grey  and White, direct from Scotland.  The Price of Blankets  Has Advanced.  ��������������������������� *  THESE BLANKETS WERE BOUGHT BEFORE THE' ADVANCE which gives you  a Golden opportunity "  S. LEISER & CO, Ltd  Nichofles & Renoiif, Ld.  ������������������^ffl YATES SfREET^J^j^QRIA, B, C,     '______  Just received large shipmeutof  JJ*  <&%  IKOUST   J^Gr'-El  ���������%.  DKIl  CULTIVATORS,  SEED PRILLS,- ..WHEEL HOES,' Etc  VBRY LATEST IMPROVEMENTS,  Call and seo thorn or write for catalogued and prices.   .  Telephone 88. Sole Agents for B.O.     .    P.O. D-awer. 663  Did yeu ever slop to think  STANDS FOR ALL THAT IS  GOOD AND K1ULIABLE IN THE  Furniture : Trade.  pOR OVER 40 YEARS in tho ono line of businor-s  ���������*��������� of Furnishing Homo*, ond our continual growth  proves our unothoda of conducting this busineis aro  correct.  LARGE ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE  Mailed Frea,       ...        ..       Writo for it at onoo,  Victoria, B, C,  COMPLETE FURNISHER8.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  a*mwa*memQ*  Choicest Meats  Houpliod at Lnwi-nd Marlust Price*-  Vegetables  A < Groat Variety will always bo  in utouli |   aluo a supply of  Fresh Fish  will bo on Sale ovory Wednesday  Yonr j atronage Im <���������   .lially invited   and  all md-re will lw promptly ������leitv������r������d.  NOTIOE,  I hog (o inform tho publio thnt  on and after January 1st, 1904, roy  business will bo strictly cash, by so  doing I oan givo my PatroiiB bottor  ���������satisfaction.  '.  il.  UA.Ii.1*-!,   i A 11,011,    |  ������.������M������������WW HI ������ IH>������IMWI������Wiri|.������HMMilW.lW������l|l������J������lil>M  . WANTED, Assistant Teacher in  Cumberland School, salary ffiO per  month.*���������Apply to Twos, H. Carry,  sooretary.  .Loc^l and Personal  Hon. JuiTge Harrison visited the  city last week on his customary  judicial dunes.  Ven**Areh Scrivon conducted services in Trinity Church, Sunday,  assisting Rev. Mr Christmas.  The firm of Tanaku, & Nakano  will in future be known as H. Tanaku & Son, Mr Nakuno retiring.  Mr Winningham is now in charge  of the Electric Light.Works, Mr Hy  Campbell-going back toi his former  position with Ihe Colliery Coy.  Dr Hogle, of Nanaim-*, arrived  lust Thursday- to visit Mrs S. C.  Davis, who han been ailing for  sutiie time. He lemrned home  Friday.  .  The farm advertised in these  columns this week presents a rate  chance to a person of limited means  to procure a home in a pleasant  district, in the centre of one of the  best sections for game and fishing  on the coast. Terms easy. ' Call  and. enquire.  The wau-r supply came to .a sudden end tkiring the cold snap last  week". However, in a few hours it  was as, brisk us ever, thanks to Mr  Stevens' prompt action. The frost  had'dlied ilie elream up to such an  extent, that tie lower dam ran out  of'business, necessitating a.greater  supply being turned on above.  , M ��������� s T. L. Davies had' word on  Sunday of the death of her brother  ������������������-M-r-Ja m es���������0-Br ien r-a t���������Portlan dv-  Ore., where he has lived lately. He  Bud been ill for some time,-Hhough  it was not'-thought bo- sentfu'sly-as  Ihe result proved. *The deceased  was a well-known Victorian, having lived there, previous to going to  Portland. Mrs Davies has the  sympathy of her mauy friends  in her hour of trouble.  Masmiic Gathering! ���������r Cumberland Lodge, A.F, & A.M., last Friday evening partook of a supper  at the Cumberland Hotel, and enjoyed themselves,in brotherly fashion until a late hour. sThe Lodge  had earlier met anil conferred tho  3id-degree on a lately joined mem-  bor, 'and.,'when this interesting  ceremony was completed, adjourned  lo the banquet prepared fur them.  Tho remains of the late Goo.  Shellito were laid ,to. rest in Cum-  jand Cemetery last Wednesday  atternoon. , Tho Order of Oddfellows, of which the deceased was a  member, conducting iho ceremonies,  the service being read by.the Rev.  Mr Christmas, and the pall-bearers  being all brethren of the Order.  Many friends, as well as relatives,  attended, a son of tho deoeaspd  coming from Nanaimo for this  purpose.  Mrs levies' dancing c1������������moh are  becoming moro and more popular,  not only nu a class, but as it means  of (ponding a pleasant evening.  Though there are ninny good dune  ors here, there are still many others  who are not, but who would like to  be able to, and the class is a ohance  to leant this necessary acconrtpllFh-  ment thoroughly, ami ia 'in oppor  Telegraphic News'������������������;  Nanaimo, Mch. 3���������After months  working through hard, road, with  Bnrleigh drills, Western Fuel Co's  force struck a fine seam of coal in  new slope at Departure Bay to-day,  Thickness of which is not yet ascertained. Work at once commenced  in the sinking of a new shaft this  side of channel, and new shipping,  wharves were also begun at the  mouth of new mine,  Wm. Hoggan, a well known employee of the Wellington Colliery  Company, was seriously injured at  Extension mines this morning by  a fall of rock, and brought to the  hospital here.  Victoria 3rd���������Word comes from  Ottawa that an order in council  has been   passed   approving  the  lease to C. H. Gibbons of Vancouver and D. F. Mott of. Fernie in  trust for the British  Pacific Cable  Company for 21 years of. the Dom-.  inioti Government  Telegraph lines  on Vancouver Island.   These wireB  have been maintained by the government at considerable loss    The  British Pacific Telegraph Co. which  is now incorporating aims to make  the   lines   acquired commercially  profitable and at the same time  maintain them in high state pf efficiency.   New company take over  the Government wirte on the first of  May. -,'   .';'       '      ..  Vladivostok, March'*7���������A'fleet.of  5 Japanese battleships and 2 oruis-  ?$5P33 III HI] IILI  GASH STORE.  SPRING STOCK  ��������� OF���������  HOUSE, BARN & ROOF PAINTS  C TAINS, Varnishes, Paint Oil, Red and  White Load, Ochres, Enamels, Silver  Frosting and Alabastine have arrived,  TRY OUR  DUTY CREAM or EVERBRIGHT for  Polishing iSilves, Nickel, and Brass.  SPECIAL   PRICES  For Mixed Paints in Quantities  ���������   i '������ .. ��������� ���������������������������*-���������������������>  T. E BATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE.,        0umberlara4  ers appeared off this place at 1,25-  o'clock this afternoon jand**i>om*r  barded the town and shore batteries  ior 55 minutes. .They directed their  fire against the shore 'batteries and  the town but no damage resulted as  most of 200 lyddite sh lis failed to  burst.   " ���������     ���������  i.-,..,?i.. .,,-i,i,.,,...,���������   j  i     11     , i  -./Mit-i.fl     Ynivri     nrid  ,  ���������'      tV i, ,,'.*i*,   ..  atti-ndiiiitSHhouid leave thoir names  with Mrs T. L, Duvion, or Mr D.  Roy. Class on Friday evening  as usual,  J, McPhee 4 Son  pROt'uin-roHs.  SKEW   ������AT������  We nre making Oats our atioohx) If no.   Wo ulno havo8ccd Wheat,  Vena. Hurley, Bud ail Unum Weeds,     Bee our quality and prices.  The Sylvester Feed Co., Tei. 413  6T-Q0 YATES STREET, Victoria.  The Japanese ceased- firing, vat'  2.20 p,m. and retiree iii direction of  Askold Island. 'Simultaneously 2,  torpedo boat destroyers came near  Askold Island, and 2 more near  Cape Madge.- The Japanese ships  were covered with ice., The shore  batteries did not reply awaiting a  closer approaoh of the enemy. The  attack resulted in no loss to Russians, but Japanese lost $100,000  in ammunition, most of projectiles  were 6*������ shells.  Vladivostok 8th���������Last night  passed quietly, inhabitants and  , troops are in high spirits. Striot  search is being made for Japanese  in town, polioe posted placards off  ering rewards for information, will  kill any person found guilty con-  coaling them. Outside killing a  woman and wounding a few ment  the bombardment of Vludivuntok  was uneffeotive. V  Ping Yang, Maroh 7���������Rumiani  are boldly and fiercely pushing  forward their Advance oouth of  Yalu River. Their Cossacks are  scouting far in advance *f main  body through Koroa. 300 Russians have seised Anju 45 miles  from Wiju, port declared owned by  Korea. Wiju is 25 miles from Ping  Yang where the first great battle of  war. between China and Japan was  fought. No attempt haB boon mado  job by Japttnetfe tu dislodge daring  Kut-sian advance at Anju. But as  Japanese are in force heie a collision cannot be long deferred. How  far behind RiiMinn advunca in, th*  main body of invading army is  not known here, but fleeing Koreans declare the invaders aro in  groat force. Koreans make no effort to check Russian advance, hat  regard invader** as desperate enemies, and are Boeing in fear.  Ping Yang is in state of panic  [Continued on last page.  Mr W. McKay leaves to-morrow  morning for a two months' sojourn'  in Seattle.  Honest Value f<tr every dollar its-  what you get at the Corner Store.  The Firemen have a concert anil  ball on the tapis, for St. Patricks,  Day.   The Company deserve, most,,  liberal patronage, for theirs is aii  important organization in the town  LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  ' ' Grantham, B.O,    .-  ,* Editor 'Cumberland News,  Sir,-���������It is with, much dusatiiifaotioa to'  many of the incoming businew men and  ���������tenidenta that tbe war tax has been forced  on the tax-payers of B.O. It will force  many of the business men, money-londeri,  and farmers out of the oonntry, or to the  wall. It is an indireot tax of 2 per oent. X  pay one per bent, on the face, value of my  estate and, business, and stock shares in a.  butter factory. Now the said faotery ia  'assessed, and I pay my Bhare of one per  oent on the valuation, thus I am paying two-  per oent. Or, if I bave $500 borrowed oa  my land, and $600 on my personal property,  I am assessed iaoo value for all my belong*  ingn at (ne per oent. My neighbour, the  money-lender, 1b also aaseisod foi the $1000>  and thus the Government gets an indirect  tax of two per cent. That is what may he  termed a war tax, Now if this is allowed  to f*o on it will leave a vory bad effbot oa  tho ohar������otera of the people of tbe Prov-noe  and will paralyze businoss and will oansa  the young men that aro saving their money  to have it safely deposited outside the Pro*  vinoo. Now, if the Government had been  the Government of the people this would  not have happened. It is a great drawback  to the Province that no muoh land wm  grauted free of taxation to oue man. It ie  true that many of the old gang have been  loft out, aud a few more should be left out  to shiver somo snowy night, until the people  leavn tu oloot moro practical men, we way  expect suuh costly affairs,  Alex, Lbdinoium.  MKM,  [Sending money ou- of tho Provlnoe would  not exempt it from taxation,    Most conn*  tries adoux that plan to raise funds nowa-  dajs.���������liDl  SALE OF PORK BLOODED STOCK  The Deputy MlniiUr of Agrloulture re-  quosts us to etate tha* publio nlei of shorthorns and Hereford cst-Ue will be held afc  8pokan������, Maroh 8j Walla Walla, Maroh 10������  Md X*������nt\\t-ttMt, Oregon, March 12. ^'ljo  lending ���������nen who havp con^ned *������ock to  tbe sale so far, aro A .7 Splawn of North  Yakima; ������ W Po**l, Spokane- J L Smith,  Spoknnoj W 0 Minor, Heppner, Orogoni  O K L������dd, Portlandi E J Conrad, Portland* and N G Goodman, Wall* Walla,  Tbe first-named gentleman hai consigned to  tbe ������������le at Spokane ten Hereford balls that  were aired by Bean Donald SI, sad in II  and 12 moo thi old, These youngsters are  all large, fleshy and blocky, with the Ug  quarters for whioh thu Bean Donalds ar*  noted. Beau Uouaid Mut 0oat Mr HplaWB  ���������1,000 when 10 months old.  Thi* |ia flue oi-portonli-r for our Pro.  ftnoial bruedere to supp y tbenitelue with  Sure bred aoolluutised anfaalL  .MA . 1   V<  ^.p^K-KY^^^i-  Vi'v  ���������O^^^'^K^  ���������Mi .-ft  I ������ ������ ������ ^  :S A   NOVEL. I  1 ������ ������ 0 *.*"' ^  $     /���������    BY MRS. H. LOVETT CAMERON, 3j  ���������#��������� ���������������������������   v  ������ ���������   Author ol ���������'Worth Winning," Etc  CIlArTlVU  i.  i,  1.Frcdcrica'Clifl'ord. twenty.. yeura i'l  I'liv,height five foot four.slim-v.'Hist-Hl. '  Jn-sh-coinploxioncd. with givy eyes,  -i retrousse- nose, and red brown hair  lucked up into a loose shining "knot  .it lk- lop of my bead, was standing with my back to tho room, and  my faco lo the window panes, whereupon juy impatient lingers wero per-  ���������iTm-ming what is onigmuucally tcrmr  *cl a "devil's tattoo."  Mrs. .Thistloby and I hud been shut  tip together indoors tho wholo afternoon. ���������''"omen,' albeit the dearest of  f, ier.ds, cannot stand too much of  each other's uninterrupted' society.  J'rolably. our tempers���������Bella's and  jjnino���������were none the better 'foi- 'the  ���������enforced tetc-a-teto which. had lasted  ���������ui'oin luncheon time till nearly..six  ** clock. My friend'Was' playing one  <if Strauss' walUes. lier touch was  iv hat used to bo called when we wore  ���������At .school, together "bapgy." She  . was banging away ferociously now.  J*..shrewdly suspected that she. would  very gladly be pummelling my head!, ""V "':"���������:'���������.*'".��������� ,1"4f,, "i----*-"  instead of the keys of her own, cot- lapse.( affni" in^Aho eongenia  tafi..   Broadwood;   I  therefore    prtid-   WJ>-\--��������� :<* :*lrmnming  upon  ently kept my back turned' to her  juut continued to stare out of the  window.      ��������� ������������������'" ������������������������������������*  The. prospect was nol, invitiiig. The  little green-shuttercd lodging houses  of the towA blinked miserably at me  ������������������������������������rough..the driving ruin; the .bath-'  Tng machines were all drawn high up  "itu a. row close, under the;:sea-wall;,  fiic cUSs loomed an indistinct, gray  mass through the i"og; the very sea  tv-iii r.li but blotted? out.  One   or   two   umbrellas  went jog-  King  along the  esplanade,   but  none  if���������tiiani���������majTifi_ iipV'so    far ' us '���������.'niu'  -S-'--. . ���������''   h stood--.quite at tho end  -������ .���������'.:���������}" watering-place, isolated'  If.- : JJiWii,  , ,-: .'.:.; ,��������� ..VV  '       ��������� ���������' '*  'x.. o^nare plot of'grinleii,, which  tfl'vidort ,t,ho house| from the bench,  ���������wnornfty a smiling parterre of flow-  *���������������**, is tb-'dny a sceno of desolation*;  the gravel paths are Pi vers of 'wat-..  <-i\- thc petunias and cnlceolurias are  Imn<4ing their draggled bonds: in the  mud; the scarlet geraniums in thc  i-lone vases on the terrace' are al-  -nost. washed away, whilstj|iown tip-  on' the statue of the goddfcss Flora,  *ri <lie ce*i(tr<!;, /a; stream ^fvtv&tet"  inicU.a i.' otint lmiously,,__. splashing  -uonotbnousl.V in big tlro|Ss 'off '..'��������� the  ond of bor dirl^ fit one,' noso. ���������  ���������'  Decidedly-, of nil. dismal plni'ofi {:lh-'  ���������ict-t .wuuthojiv Mrs, Thistleby's '*iWis  iiwi'wsidenco" ut Soaclilf is tlit.* Very  ���������illamnlest. ��������� ty.  Suddenly, Strn'tiRB'' waltz euni.e tr>  -un end wifli a crash, and my friend  jumped up from tho piano with an  fctupetus which sent tho jnusic-stool  ��������� lying half lu-rosfi (he room.   ,  "Freda!" slio cried excHptlly. "you  -.Vlon't ftietin't(V tell ine that yon care  tfwapenco for tlint old Curtis!"  ."My .dear Bella," I 'niriswori'd,  ������������������mrning round upon her with mild  fkiii-i/A'tucii't, "what run you pusullily  ���������wn'tm?" *  "Mean? Why Hint It's n^Wr'niid- n  ���������f-hame  -for   u   girl   llko   yoiiM.ii   Vf"  '���������iJirown   nwny on nu old iniui;    old  '���������s'uoujih to be your, gniiirlfnll'.i.'i;; why,  v.i:h your bounty, you might utarry  ���������ttmy oil'.', J''i'*'dii"--nny' one!"  ���������'My .Li'iiiUy, <im you,urn pleiuied In  foil-, il, niiifhl . Mio doubt, lo t-oiii-  V, i a nd ii Miry liigli M.riro in tlie nn-uj  iiiouUil iiiiirkcl.'" I leplieil, Willi a  .'i.iiii.'lt, ";-11 j������* s 11;������/11������,-, Hlily Mult iliel"  --vi ru a iiiirrUi't to I'unvoy il lo, You  fo������".M, l'e l,>. how very limiti-d nrel*'  CU"  iiiiit'l!i!i s  of ."-'luppi'i'ton.     A!  "nW    ll'.C    Id    lil'lllg    I tl" .M.lM't)    flic I M    III  . uiu* notice,    (iii  Hu'   hi,. Iiiiiii!  ilii"i'  -TDolla���������Bella!'*   I cried,  laughingly stopping my ears.  "Yes, I mean it! and you are such,  n. little fool, too! Are there but  those two men in the world, child,  tliat you ' must, needs be in such a  hurry to throw yourself away? Vou  are not afraid of being an old maid,  nre you, at twenty? You are not  going to "spend all your life at Slopperton, 1 suppose'.' Why, in the  name of all that Is sensible, can't  you  wait?"  "That is just exactly what I'cannot do," I answered, sobered a little out oT my teaming mood by her  ungry impetuosity. "I cannot wait,  l'apa is an old man, and all. th������-  comfort and happiness.of his life depends upon iny marriage, lie has  been worried by money troubles all  his life, and poverty comes hard upon the old..: Uc looks to me to bring  him-a. little peace and comfort in the  last, years of his life. You "are quite  light, Delia, when you say that I  l am going to .marry Mr. Curtis for  I his 'money-���������chiefly, that is to say���������-  | hut you I;now very well for whose  sake'I am doing it."  After which fine,  filial speech  I' re-  1    oe-  ��������� the  wlndow-panr  Bella   apparently   was seized  c;mpUi;cl'ious    of   conscieiH'e.  came up behind nie, und cooed  with  She  over  1'Stroking  me in   a  pretty,   peailentia!  manner,  niy   arm.  and calling    me  dear little pel,"  as' if I were a  child instead of being   a   good  and  shoulders  tailor  thnn    she  her '  sin a!  head  is.  Then  hardly   havo been called  friends    at  tint time.  Almost as soon as she left school  Isabella Morris married Mr. James  Thistleby, aud I lost sight of her for  several years.  It was purely a love match, I bo-  lieve, and thoy were very happy together, until one sad week, whilst  they were traveling in Italy, when  Mr. Thistleby caught a sort of low  typhoid fever which happened to be |  very prevalent in -Turin, where they  were staying, and died alter a few  days' illness.  It was during the first year of hei*  widowhood that I agaig met ihy old  schoolfellow. She was at that time  in very low spirits and in bad  health. I did my best to cheer and  comfort her, and after a time she recovered her strength, and with it lier  natural cheerfulness and liveliness.  Sho became warmly attached to me.  Wo had now been fast friends for  more than three years. Bella; wan  very kind to mo. She was a wealthy  little widow, with a nice house in  town besides the villa at SeacliH;  and it was her greatest delight to  load.hor poverty-stricken friend with  ���������presents and kindness.  Every year I spent as much timo  as I could spare from my old father  with her; either in London or at  Seacliff; and sometimes she paid vs������  a visit, which, considering, the many  discomforts in my home compared  with tho luxurious plenty in her  own, was certainly very good and  unselfish of her.:  Curiously enough,, in all the time  that we had been friends, although  she talked of him perpetually, I had  never seen her husband's youngest  brother, Mark Thistffeby. Hec had  been a good deal abroad with:, hia  regiment, and when at hoxne on  leave I had never happened to meet  him. But now he was coming down  to Seaclifl to stay with his sister-in-  law, and this very evening I was toc  behold this paragon at last.  I never like other people's paragons,. As a rule they do not answer  in the least to one's own expectations, or ,to their freinds' enthusiastic descriptions of them. They are  generally perfectly commonplace and  uninteresting, and one wonders what  there can bo to admire jii them:  Lincolnshire has tlie biggest British  farm. Over two thousand acres arc  "under plough. 'Hie second largest is  near Coldstream.  Figures  are  'count.  always    of    sum   ������c-  Therc arc nearly 6,000,000 fanus in  the United States, thu averugu si?-v  being J40 acres.  Marseilles had more than twioe a.-.  ujuch shipping last year as any other  '#rerich harbor.  AalRidnts .of  tha  Most   Painful  and   Fata3  *���������. Prevented as������l Cauetl by  DR. CHASE'S SOONEY-LIVER PILLS.  When you think of the pain and  suffering which 'accompany backache,  rhoumatisin, lumbago, stone in the  kidneys and bladder; when, you think  of the dreadful fatality of Bright's  disease, dropsy, diabetes and apoplexy, you inayNvell wonder why people neglect to keep the kidneys in  perfect order, for all these ailments  are, the direct result of deranged kidneys.       ,'���������',,'   '.'-  Once the' kidneys fail to filter  from tho blood the impure, and nais-  onous waste 'matter there Ls trouble  of a painful and' dangerous' nature.  Among the first symptoms are backache, weak, lame back, pains in the  logs and sides, deposits in:<the urine,  impaired digestion', loss of flesh,  energy and ambition, stiffness and  soreness in the joints and feelings of  weariness 'anil lassitude.  Prevention is always better than  cure, and honce the advisability of  using Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills  011 the very first indication of such  .derangement:'  Whether to prevent or  curo. Dr. 'Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills  aro tho most effective treatment you  can obtain, for besides their Ctttecx.  and specific action on tho kidneys,,  they keep thc bowels regular, and the  liver active, and hence purify the  system and remove the cause of bis-  ease.   .  This medicine has long since proven its right to first placo as a cur������  for the complicated and sorious do-  rangeinants of tho filtering and excretory organs. It has the largest  sale and is. endorsed by moro people  than any similar treatment. ' $^>u  can depend on it absolutely to bring  prompt relief and lasting cure. In  view of those facts it is a waste of  time and money and a risk to lifo itself to triflo with now and uatrRui  remedies when Dr. Chase's Kidnoy-  Liver Pills are at hand. One piti a  doso, 05c. a box, at all dealers, or  Ed-Hanson, Bates & Co., Toronto.  To protect you ag*ainsfc imitations  the portrait and signature of Dr. A.  W. Chase, tho famous receipt book  author, aro on every box.  ��������� The Desert of Gobi occupies a eon-j The children in 17 workhouses in  siderablc portion of Central Mon- Ireland are now sent out to receive  golia,  but it    is    not a true desert, | their education in the ordinary    na-  |    I did aot in the least expect    to  she   said, 'with   a, big sigh,|find Bella's wonderful brother-in-law  which made me laugh, so little   did , an exception to my usual experience  t lie occasion  seem to require, it:  "Vou   are   very   good   and  self-sac-  riftcing, din-ling,  of course;  but,, it's  rfi-j-T-rcT-t-^^  were    to   fit in love with anybody   was conscious  of a certain  amount |  else you would  not 'morry Mr.   Cur-  not. for   a", dozen    old  fath-  in this matter; and yet as I proceeded with niy "toilette, arraying myself In the ancient 'black silk  f bad  ,">tv (('������.������ efYi'i't ,'ons uf  * 'ii'iil������������������. the hull' <:f Iii  0 iiuiiinli i;',; tn iilnnit .!'  siIsh a' <r,ili.\in<f with 'I'  r 'x in<������. in n t hi'tv-1 'ii 1  ���������llie    \iUli.'*   t'.l'"i,'il.     '.'.i  \ 1   V*  ll  Mi-  ��������� li'  Mr.  (.'ii ���������on, 1 hi-  \\ Ol'idl .   '-iii>i|i.  'i'i  por  nj'iiMiu,  ������ iibnv." niil'ii'd  .i'l!     ('Ill  lllju'l'    llll  '.���������"luinuiidiniv      11  M'HJli     Ml   ihe   f.>n>-  ���������   ..I   '.   ���������'.;  ; .i!,l ; ���������; ���������;���������-..  1       (.'I,,  r.*  ���������,.. i'l i.i f li'll'.i ��������� !i :������������������', '.���������������!.i"i! i  <ill 1 i'." I'.'lIllil.V v.'nsli oi li;,,. VllUlUe  f'������i'l<MV, j, I'l'd'Cil .,- In i In, hree/i),  "I '^i ���������'(��������� i|i li'd'tv ice 'I'lllp' !���������:������������������. im  ���������b n' (.: I U( di ri. nn th" I'' !n-r, Iuii������i|,  V ii'i-������'    i.s    my    f.itii-.-r'H  uhli si   'rii'tnl,  *,. ������������������  ���������������!> ���������>������������������   I   li-ivi.   i   ,....���������>���������   |i-,ii.   ,',..,������|<H  *������>    ������t,:v   |'0<!iiiirr   ul"   Krlilint.vlii:>   Illlll,  ������������f\<*   nf    tlii'   litli'KI.   'till   'illlCi',.   ill     Ihe  ���������-.tufts, and nn rnd of luiiii",v! Would  aiu   ������;.il  i.i   I., r  :*'"ii:.f������   hy.:!'.;���������.{-.-    :>e  'IWivn   i|'.i������ l no, Itella?"  "> '������������������. nuliln't h.ii'c believed It. nf  >������m. 1 un*.. nm om in..,.,, ,.,., u,i.-  ������w"n foe his iiioiiey"'  "I iii,1.' was Hie itunquH remit..  t*ir. wi.i h itiivwi i* fs'Hiil Mi'h, 'I !,(>.���������  v.l������l y   Milo  j >-;*-! 11 \o  uu,-, .  t-'lu- ttui'tid up nnd hliilk'Mt up nil'  ���������!<%*ivii ihe r<ii<nt ti!.n u iniffefly-nui^u,  mtlll    !.i!Vlnr;e   Will    111   lllll   llll        . t <: IJ ���������  ������*'<i*v  -h" tui Tin-ill round   upon mound  UnuM   iiu������   .'ii;i"tni)'iMy  "Vim   ���������������������������������������   eiiotjf'h  to provoke     n  sni-.i*.,   < * ii*J"      \n>   nn*.'   would   tt.fnV  ���������������*.,i    il:.-   m.iHl    lueiTftiuiry,   f.hnl'ow  fcr-nvli'il. Worldly ininttrcf. mlrul���������-���������'ii-'tr,  ij*jitK(o.- ���������''  lis;, no,  crs!"  '.."pul, my dear girl, I am not. in  lb ve with nny (ino I'l-ie, and seriously, Delia, I never saw the man yet  I liked bettor |h;-,'i Georgo" Curtis.  Surely, if I. prefer him to any other  innn I have ever seen--surely that is  enough."  V'W'ait till you hare seen Mark."  "Aim! so that is what all this  rhodoniontiide inmin**, Mrs, Matchmaker!',' i������ I'xeliiiiiied, with an  Moused ret-nll'.'etion of many of��������� my  fi'i'lid's woll-knhwii litllo schemes of  likocharncter for, niy benelit. "And  so you have asked this fascinating  brother-in-law down Jie're, all for  mo?"  "You will full mildly in love with  lilm," sho nnswerixl, with a solemnity which nuido uiu laugh long and  loud. ������������������.-..  "���������''"My dear, do recollect that my  visit to you I'.oiiu.'H to an iHid the  day a I'i or lo-uiorrov,-. One clear day  of Cafitu'in 'Dii.sllr.'by's delightful ,������;i>-  civty is hai'f'ly llsnly-to he i.'iiougli  to reduce me to llie de.sjierate .stej)  of eloping with lilm,,  1 "Ynu aro the very wife for him."  persMiil Itellit, .griivuly.  "Unl he is ni)|, lln' hiiHbruul for  nii>. llnsidoH, iMic'were, 1 um engaged  lu somebody 'he.  and that hiuv-  I.V    OUglll     In    Sill lie    llll.'    (jllOSlil-ll      ut  orifi"."  '   Then    ihh    wfrki'd     III tie    woinnii  ������������������liddetil.v etuwi^i'il  lii'i-  |r-it>-'.ol'  I'oi.'f.',  "!''ivi!n, i'1-if'Iii:;." ��������� !;.. *n!i|, b..-  flliining to pel mill I'lmx ine as if I  were a Kin,Ul Imby, 'you will limlm  ���������votii-.si-lf look iiii'ii i'or dliiiier, won't j  ynu'.', 'Sou will put on iliui pretty  ���������;ili|.i' dl'l'S:' 111;)) i.s So becoming io I  5 on,  won't  Vim, ley pel'.'" I  '"���������Vim 1.! oil bei'.itise llij.'i yoiiiu; nuin !  iv couniii.'? t'ei"ciinly nol! My old!  Iilnfl-    i Hit   tJuit    I   have   Worn    ��������� l;n:o j  the   lb',\K   nf   She   I lo.e!     tllllt    i.S   wllltt  j  lie wii) l-i.������ Iron I I'd  lu    Vuifiin-'  inoi'(>,  t.nt hn,.-;  !���������.'.��������� .���������':"    And   I   (**���������*���������>���������>-1.1   i|.iv, u ,  ���������U> cl." ed |il nil t |i.. JiMli' 1 I'.'-le 111 '  l;nli| nl '!!.- Willi ,'| Mri-Hgl *' ;Hll! lie- i  I i-l Uiitn! it,!) iii(n>nl.'i| I 11 llll I'l'llle tn '  linf'-ie'J Illlll I llllllili- i  pm\ ������'|')e������''. Ill |;:;;l,e j  bud,"e   in.-.   ���������.,(,;, 1 .   ii.eh   fimil   ttlis j  hi     tluu     v, ill!  ".I'"     ' it'll III    lie  ���������ill'  ll'l'  llll llll:  .MlS  ivfi'h.  "lie  Hill   lie  ���������1'.'.���������Led  in   rtiiothiT  hai1'  "1  li.tli.  il  cu  ll  ,1  "In  tlvi*   <���������'���������������������������" 1 Muil!  '"'it   ti  fill   felll'lil    III  jnv   OWII   ������������������Jilt'iiJ'.'i'  llpOIl    WllU'll   lil'illl    plll'J.U i'ii    un  way  up  ill" NfiiirM  with iviu'm���������  ircnil ���������*������     til     l'-ie-t     'n   t'Mi   nn   ���������,,  lilnit rltibons und  mit'.e  ".iy-'< tt   b  a   fit tie  bit   nii'c'      J St* *   I   shook  lif'Jld      wi'lt-*   olKhira'ie    h(ud-h"i:M  neSH,    nnd    l*,iui;hinj'1y   liolled  inw |;  inlo my tiedrooiu In ������������������>-n a|"' frum h\ ������������������  Wt*������ wero  nisi   like 11 rniipln ufriil-  fffv'n   lff������^fh"i'    Ii������    fl'osv i|,i-'������f    M"l!;i  and   I;    for    iiilJio.igh    t������lie   wn.,      i\  rcii".'    older    l-'i.'tti     I   "-.o,    ' 1 -   1i> '! ���������  uoi-notili'- fimirr unit  pJ'1'1,      >ti '.���������!*'.,  m.innrr   r.Iwo.vH '"���������d-m���������������! to t)iini������ m  \ in nil wpmldy its Jim ismlV ,- ol u^-. ,  ^"������j{ir-������   Bg'i w������������ hnd Iw't-n ni   -<(lii.il  loaotlxr,   altliougli,   from   th-  iIuTc.   t  i.*r������ro   in   tge   l-*liv-*������*������ ui.   ������������������������-��������� ;,������'i;i;  of curiosity,- and I fell to speculating vaguely as to what Cuptnin  Thistloby would be like*;-  I "foresaw it perfectly. A cavalry  officer!" Did I pot' know the species  well���������too "Veil? * .   -.  . * vV  Do they not,,all have long moustaches, u swaggering walk, 11 flippant''manner,' and vory littlo brains?  Do they not all set to work to 'make  love---mora or less shaxn love��������� to every decent-looking girl thoy moot?  and then do they not go ft way imagining; they have made a conquest of  hor, and that she is languishing for  them over after? I could soo no  reason why this particular man  should bo different from all others of  his kind, for Bella, dear little soul!  was just the sort of woman to bo  takon in by a man of that stylo,'and  to fall down and worship him.  Meanwhile, 1 hoard all the confusion of on arrival in tho house.   Tho  door-boll rang, thpre waa a hurrying  of foot.    Bella   camo flying out   of  hor room along tho passage to   tho  ���������mil,    There   wore kouuiIs of laughing and talking, nnd sounds of lug-  iruge being unladen and brought into   tho   house.     ProKimtly   J hoard  them como��������� upstairs.     Bella was apparently    showing   him   his     room.  They passed doso outside my door,  both talking ������t! onco, and thon moro  doors   were   slammed; silenco in tho  hoiifti'   sik'Ci'oded   to the rinjimotion,  mnl T know  I hut;  tho stranger   wnn  safe in iiis room'dressing fur dinner.  Hy-nnil-by,  having   coinpli'tcil    niy  1 own toilet, 1 opened my door     und  peeped out.    Thoro wna a dead sll-  | oiice.    1  rcllected   that it   would   bo  j very  t'iitl>,iiTii,s.sliig  to  bu found    by  Captain   Thhlleby   sitting   nlonn in  Mini   dmwing-room    with   nobody to  I lutl'odiui*  us  ti) each oilier;    .so      I  ! rot rented iiguin, detei'iiiiiii'il to wait.  ; until    1    wns i-iiltc* sure Hint   Holla  had left hor room.    After 11 few minutes  1   hoard  her  door  open,  and  1  again    Rmii'iI  furl li  on  Id  iho luniJ-  1 lug,    this tiuio thoy were boih go-  , iug doWiii..inirs tugi.-ther, und l poop-  ; i"l 1'iuil lonely over tlio linijh'l.on- up*  1 un tin- t<ipH of thoir lu-adf*. which tho  I !i.Hiding     lamp    abou)     illumiuaUd  l.i'iHtni)il.v.  ���������lust us l thought-! Curly Imtr and  a long uioi'.'ilitelie; the luvngger-wnlk  nf enurse; nnd���������but llelln is sjio/ik-  |������K"~-Hi*d In tlio iibsoluto. horror  wliii'h (illi'd mo ut  lim hound ul   hor  ciiiil'' I Miie^b' fitrrrol In rnol'e nt������"  more ohi'i'i'vnlinn** uptin t'npttiin  'J l.isil.-ny i, peiMuiul  appearuiicn.  '1 um no ih-lightoti that you will  *.,0 h'.i ai hiiiV. 1 I'.aVt- i-S.in.-ivU it  fur ayof; uii.) ii tho wry woman in  all  the  world' for you,   Mar!;."  said  I   lH.il    (.1.1.HIS,    ti em-tM'l Ul.-i,   .^iVhC'il    III,-  supporting as it does aJi kinds of animal'.-and -vegetable life and forming  no small part of thp pustitratrc of  that greatest grazing country of the  Old World.  tional schools, and the sysyem is be  ing  extended.  /niK AVF.n.YGh: dadv  The average baby, is a good babj ���������  cheerful,  smiling and  bright.      Whon     .     ...       ,��������� .���������.,,,      ,. ,   ���������      ..   .  ,  ....... , *?      * ....   .���������*" , ,     .ever ilua innv be_ it is well  known thai.  ho is cross ,iuid frctiul it is tK'cause he f Panui'luo's Vw-etuble l'illsi., (bailllHl fivin  IX'N'ATimE'S STOUEHOUSE Tlll'UtE  AHE CUItES.���������Medical experunents ttavi-  shown conclusively thut there an; medi-  cinal virtues ia 'even ordinary pta'-.l**  growing up around us which pivo tlicm  n. vuhic that ennnot bo estimated. .11, is  held by some that Nature urovkleH a euro,  for every diseuso which neglect and ijr-  norunce havo  visited  upon  man.      Uow-  4s-un*.������idl~aiid-ho-iii���������taking-tho_onj_y  nroaiis ho'has to lot everybody know  he does not feel "right. When bahy is  cross, restless aivd sleepless don't  dose hhn' with "soothing " stuffs  which always contain poisons. Baby's  Own Tablots are what is..needed to  put the little one right. Give a  cross baby un occasional Tablet and  [soo how quickly ho will be transformed into a bright, smiling, cooing,  happy child., lie,will sleep at night,  and the mother will'got' bor rest.too.  You .have a guarantee that Baby's  Own Tablots contain not one particle  of ophite or'harmful drug. . In nil tho  minor tiilihoHts from birth up to ton  or twelve years tliorti is nothing to  equal the Tablots. Mrs. "\\. B. Anderson. OoulaiK''"RiytT,; Out., snys :���������  "My llttlo boy wus wry ci-osm and  fretful and we got no rest with lilm  until -wo begun using Baby's Own  Tablots. Since thou baby rests well  and he is now a fat, healthy boy."  .''.You can got tho Tablets from any  druggist or thoy will be sont by uiu'l  at 25 cents 11 box by writing direr!  to the Dr. Williams' AU-dicifK-* Co..  Biockvillf, Ont.  Tho latei-t. euro fur internal oiiin.vr  reported in F.ugland is a talilo-  spoonful of molasses" four m liw  Union 11 day.  Lever's \'-'/. lUiKo lifiull I'imiiWI un't  S'luin piiv.ilci' is hi'tter tlmii oth"i- i-ow������  dei's, un it Is both Kiuip anil ilij'int.'.tiint,  mmmmtnmmm****im***tmmM+mm*mmm������m������  DniiW'-r In Mnanvli*.  In Homo imrt't of Iviiropo uitirh more  tdiiiiiioii.'y tliaii In tlil.s oouiitry rmiswlt  iti'o iinod lis food. Tlioy Un vo been <p.*lt������  froipioiitly tiot'M- hw polsnnnU'-. and fib  tnl onsoH liiivo boon i"porte(lfroiii uslug  thoin cooked on well in* raw.  Ht������ri".T������t.  "Mr. Bllgsfin*- Koojiif* to bin h wondor-  fully bt'htlit young man."  "lie K" hii������woi'(hI MlRf (.'ny-Mine, "lo  ,1 ri'ij.ilii way. MoIm c;tl'ofnl lo Ht'loct  lii;ili>i of loiivoi'sntlon *������> HlistrttHi������ that  run huve lo tnlii* ovorythlnu lio ������������yii  I'm  j-rant'oil,"  Whihpii nu t'.qnH'nlrnt,  Aniiiiinsiiihii'i' id A-ia Minor canlB to  Marl; Antony after he had Imposed  ���������i'Hui thoin a don bio tax ond mild to  him tlmt If lio would huvo Iwo tributes  f.n'.u thorn lu out* yi'iu* he um������t glvt  thorn two noi'dtliiio.-* ond Iwo birvodt*.  i-oota_ 111 v__ herbs, a ro. a. _hovpiei^\ remedy  Kor Mini Tnilo^].  She���������The government's lespislatort  seem to be formal men.  nc���������How's that?  She���������Why. they will never uotlce 1  1)111 until It has beon Introduced.  Vienna.  Vienna Is of nearly clrculnr form, being twelve mllos In circumference. The  old city, or city proper. Is, however,  scaiwly three miles round. It wa������  formerly Inclosed hy fortifications.  An Active A-mlRf-ant.  "Pardon me," said tbo etrangor, "but  may l ask where yon got the title of  professor?   Are you a teacher?"  "Sort of an assistant teacher, yej*."  replied thc man In tbo loud clothes,  "���������jKi-lRbiiit to a great teacher."  "Aiid who Is tbnt'���������"  "Uxporloncc. Men art- taught by ex-  por'teitvo that it In iiuposslb!'! to bout  the faro gjirno, and 1 assist ex perl-  ii nee."    IliniMiriu-v  AI>r������itt������J.  '-,  A young lndy from tbo country wa������  vNlting icIativoH lu the city. I Miring  tlio i-nnrt'c or n oonvori'inIon tl*ir������ ������'oihi-  try isirl "-nld to hor oity oont-lii, "Aiui  were you never in the country durln-j  the soiinon of limnlilng iwea'}"  "So," ww the reply. "Tho Idfrnl  How do you linstk.il boe utiyway?"  woman.  [COnTIKVXD.I      "���������*'������-  Troabls Fer f!enr*r.  "I ***,* snid Mrs. nenpeck, "tliat a  Chicago man refused to giro bit w\t*  up after sbt bad secured n divorce from  hliii."  ������������������Well, well," b������ answered, for tht  moment forgetting bloisclf, "I tboacbt  a woman couldn't get a dlrorct from ���������  trscy *tnsD."~Ktchttnfe.  tn. 1 it,,  .loit''.-* fin n   liiiol   wlilipen-Tbt-re'S  ll,������������ le'tniv xh-M '"iv������! n������ tho triiln���������  lioloiihi'-lli'lio.   Mill   nwill!     I've  it.'i! toiidc.Kl in light.-:   l-'lre on ti tniln,  Will   VIMl I  ri*i������4iiu'i*--Yon. .nm fool! I'm tlio flro-  in in,  louiney u mo goiin period of man's  exMoini'; (1 li tho springtime of tbt  j*'':'**, the tlmo nf aood sowlriu'.���������Youuf  Co  1t1������  tlr-ft-ite  <tOU   nlwtsya   orevpr  Ayer*8 Cherry Pectoral  quiets tickling throats, hocking coughs, pain In the lungs.  It relieves congestion, sub-  Cherry  Pectoral  dues Inflammation. It heals,  strengthens. Your doctor will  explain this to you. He knows  ���������ii about thi-* uough 4i.tU.vUv.  "Its*������������������������-��������� ���������������������<} Awr*������.t'Mftr r*tsi*_ti 1*  en fMBfl-f fw ������ *������������ri far ytmx ������nd 1-job  bMblti, Cn4 -Mthlnk w������������<tl������l--������w}u;l*tl.-'  uaa. A. roHsaoVi ipt-ictou, iubu.  for  #, 0. *vss eo.,  j/ivcll.   Vi.i, ,,  Weak Ihroatsa  ^���������WMagWBWJWMiMiliilill, I  Ay������r*t FIHt greatly ������i������i  i  fbraUr vtitMbla, untwiv ������  *IH1'tw;i'"i>iiini>>-������'.  !��������� '(.o-**\.  {WO  STAMMERERS  "Why  SCnt*V'  "To even thins* tip.' replied tbt  strict car bo������. "Urtt the tttw I don't  rrt eixy scat st sl!."-Towo 'Poplct,  IiptlftTB,  atmeae a*\et*lM*eak. wrlis IM mrVS*  tftsttb  iaeaejme ���������"��������� .Wflf*-,^.  yki! if#������l������i%f'A< >���������.'-  THE  CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,     -w-"--^-���������-  - ,'>(���������  I'he coin.una of Thk Nkws are open to all  vh> winh -.o uxprosa iherein views o ma:-  tert of pnttlio i.ri>re9t.  White fro do ant bold oaraelves reo insi-  bla for she utteraucea of oorrt-s'-ondenie, we  reserve the right of declining to insert  ouimuoicatiouB unnecessarily personal.  TUESDAY,  MARCH P, 1904  Telegraphic News   o   'A despatch from Yim Kow d tied  to-day eays 15 Japanese warships  furiously bombarded  Port Arthur  this morning. The reserve  cruisers  Novik, Askold nnd Bayano accompanied by 4 torpedo boatb steamed  out to meat the attack. They were  ���������' however forced to retire.  Tbe tAsk-  1 'old was in a sinking condition, the  Novik was badly  damaged  and  a  torpedo  boat sunk.   The Russian  battleship Retvizan was again   put  out of action and  badly damaged  The Japanese withdrew in good order.  , London 1st���������Great Britain pro -  poses a tremendous increase in naval construction. 64 battleships  will be ordered at once.  Victoria P. C. 1st���������British ad  miralty it-sued orders thiB afternoon  for Ihe three Empress steamships  sailing from Vancouver for tie  Orient to mount their 6 inch guns  The Empress liners are British  naval reserves. This is the first  really warlike act of British government in Far East situation.  St Petersburg 1st���������Direct inform  atton of report from Hakodate that  Vladivostock is blockaded  by the  Japanese fleet can't  he___*onfirmgd_  but it is considered  probable.   The  report, that Japanese fleet has received    orders  to attack,    capture  Port Arthur and march on  at  all  costs, cupled with  comparison  of  Port Arthur to Sebastapol has created  a profound  impression  here  ���������  and it is believed Japan intend-*; to  comence land and sea operations  against Port Arthur at once.  Che Poo 1st���������A Japanese cruiser  and torpedo boat entered the harbor without lights last night and  embarked the Japanese who took  , refuge tbere after tlie attempt to  bottle up Port Arthur under thi-  very noses of the enemy's guns.  Pekin let���������Princo Ching has  pointed out to the Jiipanese minis-  - ter that atiitude of Japanese living  in Chum who are spreading men  danious reports is likely to caust*  uprising of Chinese population  againi-H Europeans. Thc Japanesi-  mini-xter has been asked to take  Btringent meannre-* to prevent the  threatened outbreak,     ,  As nn indication that the Jnp-  anene posess full command of the  Boa, tho Shanghai corw-pondent of  of the Daily Mail says it haH been  oJIMnlly Annoiin-M-'hhat theJ-ip*  aneso mail boat 8������rvico will be re-  surtier) Suturday without naval m-  oort.  London, Maroh lut���������The Times  cor respondent at Tokio tiny* the  Httstiipn land preparation** in  Manchuria will uot be completed  for a monih and that the goneral  advnntipcflnnot be ordered wMiin  that time. It ir then expeotod that  whatever advantage the Japaneso  fc<,vf>  i-.\liif\A  vt������"t   '  -   ������������������ v. -*-    -    ..' 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Subscription,      -        ���������     $2.oo per an  Dunsmuir Ave.,  Cumberland, B.C  Office Hours :~-8 a.m. till 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 to ia. .: W twm&fopm  j.'.lffW  rME  FIRST  SRIDESMAID  By IZOLA L. FORRESTER  Cvpurioht, nos, t>v T. C. MtQur������  It -was lato when Eleanor arrived.  There was a bum of voices and rustle  of soft gowns in tho long -white and.  gold double parlors. She caught a  glimpse of palms and smilax and tall  clusters-of lilies standing imperially  over all.  She -went upstairs hurriedly with  tears in her eyes and gladness in her  heart over the beauty aud fitness of it  nil���������Beatrice in her youth and bridal  t-weotness and the fragrance and flowers everywhere, with tho plenitude of  ihe springtide���������and only a few short  months ago the hope and promise had  been her own.  They bad planned, it together. Rex  and she, those first happy days when  their love had boon so wonderful in its  newborn strangeness. The wedding  ���������was to be just after Easter, when all  was white lilies and opening buds. It  was the only true time of the year for  bridals,-Rex. bad said, when the bride  herself was young and fair as one of  the golden hearted lilies.  And it had ended before even the  storms of February bad passed. She  had almost forgotten the cause, it bad  been so trivial���������a word dropped, in jest  of nn old sweetheart whom he had met  by chance at a reception.   H-a had said  <������  iptfi  >!'-*v -V xL/\\  \ mIW  id  "X   AM  NOT   ANOnY,"   (SHS  *ATX>   ALMOST  JUOZaUY,  laughingly tbat she was prettier then  ever, and Eleanor bad been tired and  petulant and had nnswered In a few  sharp words regretted as soon as spoken.  Sho hnd just time ie catch a Klimpse  nf herself in the mirror of tho bridesmaids' dressing room. Beatrice wae  dark and bad chosen bet attendants  for their fairness. They vrcro dressed  in white and green ond carried great  tbowor bouquets of Wles et the valloy,  her favorite flower.  Tbe wedding party formed In tho library. Eleanor was flrst bridesmaid  on the right Sho hold her flowers  closely, her heist bentlng fast a* tho  ���������oft, slow strains of the wedding march  sounded. "Bon trice's llttlo cousins, Nan-  ule and Bohs, were leading tho way  with broad whli*' satin ribbons* to form  an aisle through ibo parlors. Tu tlio  first brlflesmnld. ih sho followed them  dreamily through a maze of blossoms  snd bright face*, it almost seemed n������  If It wero aJI for her nnd Box, and suddenly, ns thoy reached the bower of  Mies and pflltns In tho south bay win*  dow, she glanced up nod mot his crnste  ns lio stood opposite her boslde the  bridegroom.  "How white you nre, Nell," nam* on*  whispered ns she moved to her plnco.  "It Is the odor of the lilies." she answered, nud wondered If any one saw  tbe tears In ber eyes.  It wns not folr. Beatrice should  hove told her be would bo there. She  w/m-VrM if "*���������/������, ion. wan thlnl-ln-*- of  whnt, ml-jlit havo boon. Against her  will she looked at him again.  Beatrice was speaking, her voice low  snd sweet mid tremulous,  "Por bettor, for worse; for richer, for  fooror', in ���������letnem find in b-������������11h. until  -death do us part."  The glorious, sacred word* thrilled  her with the fullness of their meaning.  This was the row she would have  taken for love of hlra. Her lore hnd  beon strong enough then. At she  gated at bim sho knew It wat as strong  now.  ���������Till death do us part" And she had  thrown aside her trot* at carelessly  se (he lilies would be cast tilde when  their color and fragrance were gone,  It wti over befort tht mlliid tt  She kissed Beatrice, standing, tall and  slender and proud eyed, in her white  satin beside her husband, and went  out into the library, away from tho  crush of people and the laughter and  gayety. It was quiet in the cool, deserted room. There would be an interval of a few minutes before the reception, and she hoped she would not  be missed. A. divan stood in one corner, half concealed by a tall Persian  screen, and she sought its shelter Instinctively.  He had remembered. She kuew that  he had by the look in his eyes, but  there had been no tenderness or regret  there, merely grave," disinterested recognition. She closed her eyes as if to  keep back the tears that filled them,  and laid her head on the pile of sdft  cushions back of her. The shower bouquet fell on the rug at ber feet. She  did not care. It all seemed a mockery  of their love and faith and broken  troth���������the gladness of another's bridal  and they two meeting as strangers.  Some one entered the room, hesitated and walked deliberately over to the  screened divan. She knew his step before he stood beside her.  "Mrs. Langdon sent me to find you."  he said,   "like wants yon."  How queer it was to hear Beatrice  called Mrs. Langdon. She almost had  to think a moment to know whom he  meant.  "I will come at once." she answered,  and stooped for the flowers.  He lifted them for her, end their  hands met  ���������'Noll!" he exclaimed as hi? saw thnt  she had been crying. "Nell, what is  it?"  She tried to be dignified and brave.  "Nothing, nothing at all. -Please go  away."  -'You've been crying."  "Please go away."-  "I won't. At least oot unl 11 I know  what the trouble'is."  She was silent.  "Ls it because I am here, and you are  angry?"  "I -am not angry." she said almost  eagerly.   "Not a bit.    Only"���������  "Only what?"  "I didn't expect to see you," she faltered, not meeting his gaze. "And  when I did see you���������why, it was just  unexpected; that was all."  "Did you come here to cry over the  unexpected?"  _ Jghe rose indignantly. He did not  have the slightest right in the world"  to question her so. She would , not  listen to it.  "I wish to go to Mrs. Langdon,  please," she said. ' ,.."  "Don't go, Nell. She doesn't want  you very much. I asked where you  were, and sho told me to find you.' It  was I who wanted you really."  "But I want to go."  Ho bent toward her with pleading  eyes.  "Nell, didn't it make you think of  anything else���������Nell; the flowers and  music and what they wero saying?  Why, whon I heard Langdon saying  all that about lovo and cherlsb and  forsake and all the rest of It I just  wanted to gather you up In tny arms  before everybody and say them too.  Didn't It make you remember? Didn't  you alrooBt wish It wero you and ine,  sweetheart?"  Sbe bowed ber head oyer the lilies  In silence.  "I didn't mean to tell you," ho went  on. "1 only wanted to see you ulone  and speak to you and hear your voice,  don't you understand? It Isn't, nn appeal or regrets, Nell. I wouldn't bother  you with that sort of thing. It's only  the remembrance of It nil nnd wish it  bad been you and me, dear."  Ho stood aside to let her pass, but  she did aot move, only looked ut him  with the old love In lier eyos.  "I'm glad you came. Rox," she said  softly.   "I wished It too."  Strict ICtlqticM*.  A youthful olllcer In the United  States navy is Inclined to be very ex-  net In the observance of etiquette proscribed.by regulations. The Now York  Tribune relates how this tendency led  ouo such officer to rebuke his own  father, who Is also nu olllcer.  Tlie son, soon after he had received  his flrst commission, was on duty at  the New York navy yard, and the  father, who had the coiuiiinnil of a vessel that had just been put Into commission, was anxious to get his provisions on board that re might get  nwny on his cruise. As tbe captain  was passing through the navy yard to  call on tho column iidtint of tho station  be saw his son, lu uniform, walking  toward his henilqiiaftora In tho storehouse nnd shouted "Henry!" two or  threw times, but Unl uot mce'v* any  response.  Flually the son turned about and ssM  In n dignified tone:  "Are you addressing me. air?"  "Vrs," repllod tbe father. "1 acnt tn  d reqalsltlou for my stores, nnd I wish  you would hurry It through bo that I  can have the tblags delivered as  promptly at possible, for I am anxious  to get to sen."  "Very well," replied the young of-  deer. "I will look Into the matter, bwt  please bear lu mind tbat when 1 am on  duty I am to be addressed at mister or  by ray naval title. When I am at home  or at some unoflJclnl affair I am Henry  or anything you please."  That the father recognized the propriety of this fine distinction was  shown afterward by his often telling  the story at his own expense.  A Bopeleaa Case.  A Mr. X. wished to have a telephone  put in his bouse, but his aged mother  vigorously protested against it  "Robert" ebe said, "if you bring one  of those dreadful tilings in here I'll  never close my eyes for fear it may  break out and sweep us all into eternity and us not a bit the wiser."  Mr. X. tried to persuade hesPit was  a most harmless instrument, but she  said: "No, no! Look at the thousands  ��������� aye, millions ���������of poor Hindoos it  killed last autumn."  "Why," cxtrfaimed he, "that wasn't  a telephone, mother; that was a typhoon."  But the timid old "lady lowered her  spectacles nnd, looking at him over the  rims thereof, said:  "You need not try to make a fool of  me, Robert I perhaps don't know  much, but I do know that the typhoon  ls the emperor of Japan!"  Mr. X. gave it up as a hopeless casa.  A Chinese Fish  Story.  The fish editor of the Courrier de  Tientsin is going strongly at present  Gloat over this, O ye disciples of Munchausen, and cull a passing pointer, 0  ye followers ia the footsteps ot Ananias:  "Some days ago an enormous fish  thirty-six feet long was caught In the  vicinity of Feitang, near Tangku. It was  cut up and sold in the surrounding villages. The carcass of the fish was  probably poisonous, as 300 inhabitants  who had eaten of it are dead aud many  others are ill."  What royal fiction such a man would  scribe about tlie sea serpent!���������Shanghai  Times.  Where lie Failed,  "Offenbach," said a musician of wide  experience, "once had an unusually  good valet. The man could shave, cook,  tailor, market, doctor horses���������do, in a  word, a thousand things. Offenbach  nevertheless discharged him.  " 'Why,' his friends said, 'did you dismiss a servant so apt?'  " 'Oh, because,' said Offenbach pettishly, 'in beating my clothes outside  my door be wWd never keep in time.'"  JijoXJEMina.  She���������I hear the stork brought something to your house the other day.  He (proudly)���������Yes, indeed.  She���������Of course it's just too cute,  lie���������No, it isn't two cute, thank goodness! Only one.���������Philadelphia Ledger.  A*^^JfcAi*iAi\ia, AA.^AA,a>it AiiiMtA ��������� A mX1   ���������   tt  *.  Vf'1, W'*'W ��������� tmr *m* '** f V ���������* iP'TV'f T ' ty*\V  Fctrebvell  Hop  ��������� ��������� ���������  By  RUBY  DOUGLAS  That Painful Cooffh.  "No matter what you go to see a doctor about he is bound to end on your  lnngs,"  "How Is that?"  "Well, he always makes you cough  op. "���������"-Exchange.  Oy-ttern.  As a matter of interest there la but  one species of oyster, Ostrea virglnlca,  along tho eastern coast of North America. The western coast has at least five  species, but only two of these aro of  import-nice, and these do not compare  witb the eastern shellfish. Thus It is  apparent that n Bluo Point, a Providence river and a Chesapeake bay oyster are ono nud the same thing so fur as  species is concerned. The dlft'ereuca is  merely In food supply aud conditions in  growth.  The oyster 1s rich In phosphates, hut  Is almost entirely lacking In "fat making, muscle building material ami those  elements which go to make up physical  force nnd vitality. While It h wholesome und ensily assimilated, the actual  food value of the oyster is not suflicient  to rank it with our great food Oahes-  the coil, haddock, mackeiol, etc���������Good  Housekeeping.  ������i "���������   Hi* Amnle llt-iisoit,  Convict���������Yes, lady, wheu I gets out  I'm goin' ter try to git Inter good sor-  clcty,  Vlsltor-Tou uiv*?  Convict��������� Yes'in; I'm tlreil o' belli'  culled ii thief hi8tend of it l-leptonia-  nliu.'!--l-ut-k.  Thta I.tu-t Thin*.  "WH1,"  DXcJnlmed  the  west Haiti-  moi'(������lt������, "that's thn last.thing I ox-  piM'tetl  to see  In connoc'tlou wltli  a  dog."  "Wh'it?" iisked the enst cikIi'I',  "ills liillV'-Unltlnioio News.  How Dun llltie "Ward It."  To Dim Hlce the people of LowlHton  I:. W.-lvYAed fer their to"-"*! o\nr\? ife  i\':h!l*'h*"l lit-i otrens In this town In  thc fifties without a license nnil the  next dny wus nrrosted at McVeytowii  So thnt his show might not he delayed  lie promised to glvo ft clock to the tows  !f l.C wa.s fifrmlttrd to go on, nml lifi  kept his promiso falthfully-Lt-wlHton  (Mo.) Froo Press.  flight In (Im Paint* Tee.  "How did you llko Dr. Fourthly last  Sunday morning?" asked Mrs. 0>dcnt-  tt<\ "Don't you think he indulged rather freely In mixed metaphor?"  ' liutMliu'M'. I didn't notice. Did he  hn re It right thero In the pulpit? Thit  will be a terrible blow to Josiah. He  thinks to much of* tho doctor'/'-Chl-  ?nga nocoi-d-TIerold.  *        CcrpvrlQhU 1905, by T. C. JfcQure        ^  v^*i*<i*i������'t.i'^.^������^-^������.>*}������-iJ|i-^H*;.>������-<^ i|���������'������fr������t'������"i'4i  Rnfns. or, to give him his title coupled with the name bestowed upon him  by bis sponsors in baptism, Cadet Lieutenant James Woodward Sims, U. S. N..  was in love.  That it was an attack of cadet love  his classmates emphatically denied. At  Annapolis the accepted proverb is "cadet Jove is akin to calf love," and they  could not detect symptoms of tbo latter  malady in Itufus.  The fact that he was in love was  evinced when Iteardon. his roommate,  came suddenly upon the young man in  a reverie of which the inside boards of  his locker door seemed to be the object  Reardon coughed and otherwise made  his presence known. If Rufus had been  caught in the act of scaling the wall he  could not have exhibited a more guilty  expression. For the first time in their  acquaintance Reardon saw the big lieutenant blush liko a schoolgirl. His color  rivaled the auburn of his hair, from  which he derived his sobriquet.  A photograph of a gti'l hhng on the  inner side.of the locker door. The usual  array of athletes, family portraits or  footlight favorites was absent This  picture alone adorned the space.  Reardon looked at the picture for a  minute. "Studying girlology, Rufus?"  he asked to break the awkward silence.  , "Looks like it, doesn't it?" Rufus'  embarrassment was evident  "It needs study, old man. A fellow  must study, it carefully, and even then  he often 'flunks' when the test comes.",  "This species needs it," admitted Rufus, looking up at the face iu the photograph.  "Yes," said Reardon In a slightly interrogative tone. He did not want to  seem curious.  "She���������it's Bess, you know���������writes me  that she will be unable to come to the  farewell hop. She haa a previous engagement, she says."  "Perhaps she has," Reardon suggested.by way of consolation, although the  Idea seemed ludicrous to him.   A previous engagement "when "iHeTSunapolIs"  farewell hop was in question!  "Well, but she couldn't man���������that is,  we have talked of it the whole year���������  and when I was at home on the last  leave we���������well, Reardon, we sort of  fixed things up, you know," confessed  Rufus, the deep red dodging through  his skin again.' . "And she said she  would be down for tho hop and to our  graduation. I suppose it's her woman's prerogative to change ber mind,  but"���������  Itufus hesitated.  "I understand, old ifian. It's a bit  rough on a fellow. She may explain  later." lleardon felt awkward In tho  role of sympathizer. It was such a foreign element in his relation wltb Rufus.  "There's one little thread of possibility in some nonsense wbich has passed  between ns that might explain matters  to roe; but, oh, It is such an absurd,  such an utterly impossible, reason, that  I would not suggest Jt to her."  Rufus was silent. Should he put into words the foolish little matter which  had been weighing upon bis mind?  lleardon looked at hlra oxpectontly.  "Yon-- know, Iteardon, how we fellows always Joko nnd laugh about tho  necessity of mi vol officers mnrrjlng  money. Yeu rcnlitse that on every occasion we give vent tn the time worn  declaration thnt we must have a girl  with capital, I, llks tbe rest of you,  have done it, ainJ-well, Boat wns qualified in that direction, though it never  occurred to me at the time.  "Hooently her fathor met with reverses���������not serlone, you understand-*-  but, oh, hang Jt, don't you see? She  might hnve taken oil tbat nonsense to-  rioimly," finished Rufus. Be did uot  look up Rt Uoardon.  And Iteardon did Just the wrong  thing at tbnt moment. He laughed. It  nil seemed so far out of tbe limits of  possibility.  "Forgive me, Rufut," be tnld, putting out hit band, "but I could uot help  It, Cheer up. And, I tny, Rufus, don't  you think perhaps overstudy baa affected your hond?" be said, tlgulflcantly Indicating his bend. ���������  Rufut smiled fn spite of himself and  grasped hit roommate's hnnd.  "Perhaps," he suid, closing the leckor  door and tnking up hit cap. "Going to  -Mrt. uuiioi-*/'  ihe latter -luc-atlon was quite umicc  essary, for Mrt. Butler wat tbo wlfo of  Lieutenant Commander natter of tbe  Naval academy, nud ber torn woro generally considered the last torments of  the first class roan, not tbnt they wuru  unplonsnnt, but they were a duty, a  part of thoir education for tbe llfo of *  nnvnl olllcer.  Personally Rafut considered them  lost of a duty than a pleasure, for he  had spent several pleasant hours with  t ho gmclout hottest.  As Ihey pulled tbe old fashioned  knocker of tbe bow* in Blake row Rufut pulled blmtelf together at If to cot  ill aoDtfratotil thought! from bit mind.  If Bess had a "previous engagemcat"  she might keep It  J    "Mr. Sims, how do you do? And Mr, V  Reardon?" said Mrs. Butler from bo- \  ��������� hind the tea table. "Perhaps I was just  looking for you."  "We will give ourselves the benefit  of the doubt, eh, Rufus?" Reardon said,  glancing about the raom. Here and  there were little groups of cadets.  "Aery well. Which of you is at liberty for the farewell hop?" Mrs. But lor  laughed with the consciousness of having asked a preposterous question.  i Both cadets caught the infectious  '"������������������ffh. but neither spoke for a minute���������,  Reardon because he mast say ho was  engaged and Rufus because he could  not quite make up his mind to offer bla  services for the evening.  "Strange ns it may seem, Mrs. Butler, I am not escorting any one and am  at your service," Rufus said after a  minute.   "You have a guest?"  "I will have. She Writes me today  that she ls coming. She is not nwart  of tbe fact that the bop is that night,  I believe, and I was at a loss for some  one to attend to her dance order. Mr.  Sims, let me give you another cup of  tea to thank you."  Reardon, looking" on. tboureht hw detected a twinkle in his hostess' eyes.  She was unusually frivolous, ho  thought; but, then, it was the end of  the term.  "You may ouly thank me by permitting me to escort you as a chaperon."  Rufus was nothing if not gallant.  But whon Rufus was again in his  quarters he felt les3 pleased 'over the  responsibility he had assumed for th*  evening. What an effort he would have  to make to be even civil to the strange  young person.  The chaperon had not yet made her  a'ppoarance after the introduction. She  had been summoned to the telephone  pr something.  Cadet Lieutenant Sims was doing un-  military things ..with his arms and saving any tiling but the platitudes ha  would be expected to utter on first acquaintance with a pretty young woman. '  "It's only a little joke of mine, and  Mrs. Butler helped, me out," Bess was  saying in strangely smothered tones.  "I knew what..fun- it would be to se������  you when you camo here for the strange  girl and found,me. Yes, I'll admit it  was tne fact of papa's losing a little  money that suggested it all. I could  jaat.c-Lsjs'Ut.^^^  I Lad mine/'  "But yours was cruel, wasn't it���������just  a little, dear? You"- Rufus stopped  suddenly, and Bess became interested  in a large painting of the lieutenant  commander.  "You seem to be getting acquainted  very quickly," laughed Mrs. Butler In  the doorway. "But our cadets havo a  reputation in that direction."  The Snn Mi-Ices liooraa Dotty.  There Is more dust iu the places illuminated by the sun's rays than in  those which we call shady.  If you look along a beam of light as  it streams through a window or a chink  In tho door, you will see Innumerable  dust particles dancing nbout in the  light You will bo told by most persons that tbere Is just ns much dust In  tho nonlllumlnnted parts of tbe room  as In the more favored spaces, but you  eaniiot see the particles because the  rays do not fall directly upon them.  You will think thnt this is eminently  plnusiblo, but It is uot the case.  The sun falling upon tho nlr create*  Irregular currents, and theso currents,  stir np-tbe dust and collect'��������� it In layers along tho line of light; hence there  Is more dust where the sun shines thnn  else whore,  A curious experience in a museum  gnve proof of this, It wns noticed thut  there wns always moro dust on tho  glass etiset exposed to tho sunbenms  than on those which were never touched by tbe rays of the groat orb, nnd  tbli led to an Inquiry, with tho above  result  It will generally be found that It  takes longer to clenn the sumiy parte  of a large room than it does to wipe  up tho dust purticlct from the shady  nooks.  ,""1"    ������������������  ������������MI"������|-W1  i������BMiiiiiip  ������������������!  An OvoMvovWt'rt Wninnii,  I stopped to get a glass of milk the  other dny at a New Jersey farmhouse,  fin Id the commuter, and tho fwmnle  head of tbe establishment, who hnd  six children phiying around, wns Inclined to replue at her hard luck in  having so much work to do,  "I run this whole farm," site remarked lu a tone which indicated that  sh������������ wat rcudy to resign,  "How many acret have you?" I In-  "A. hundred and fort*.**  "Clot any stock ?'������  "Ton bend of cattle, two cowt, tl*  hogs and work horses for tbe place."  "And you run tbe whole businessr  i jtsJ'/'d  "Indeed, I do; every bide aud hair of  It," the tlgbed.  "Don't you hire tome help?"  "Of courte, but Hain't hired help tbat  taket tbe load offen one's body," Tbere  wat tome pbilotopby in that, tnd (  paused a minute.  "Haven't you got * hutband?" I tbrn  ttked sympathetically.  "yet," ibt etld tternly, "but, yon tee,  I have to run him too."-Ncw Vork  Util tnd Expreuk  '"*S*" ���������S-.-H:  * WHILE NED I  BALKED 1  By   RUBY  DOUGLAS  i  I  f  *      Copyright, 1903, by T. G. McClure      M  1  The rain was falling ia torrents as  the congregation came out of the littlo  charch at Auburn. Not a cloud had  marred the clearness of the sky when  tho sexton pulled the time worn bell  rope to call the good people to sea-vice,  and it was not surprising that the fair  sox were arrayed in their smart spring  frocks and bonnets.  Tbo women tucked up their skirts  and huddled together on tho shallow  perch., while'the men made hasty dashes through tho rain to nearby homes  for umbrellas or to the old fashioned  top buggies in which-.'the*.' had driven  to church.' They returned laden with  protection of some kind for the frills  aud flounces.  "Land sakes, -Inoii, whatever 'II you  do?" asked a prim looking old lady In  black of a pretty girl in a pale blup  frsck at ber side. "You'll never walk  that two mile in this rain and iu that  get up."  Inez Taylor looked a uxiously out at  the willful little raindrops dancing on  the board walks. "I'll just wait here  until it's over, Aunt Betty," sbe answered, but her pretty blue eyes looked ready to help,tlio rain with their  c  I  N13D  TUO'OGHT  A   NICK JUSST UNPER THE  TMHS8 WOULD UK GOOD.  tears. She was thinking of the mud  I'll rough which alio ufust walk even  when.tbe rain ceased, nnd she looked  dawn sadly at her dainty French heeled boots aikl tho billowy rullles of her  new spring linery.  As the rain poured ou nn old, white  borne attached to nn equally ancient  black buggy stopped in front of tbo  church. The occupant, a young man,  prilled from bout-utb the seat some  sido curtains and prepared to put thorn  on.  "Well, I'm blessed if thut ain't Robert mavis!" cried Aunt Betty. "Robert, eh, Robert, come"���������  "Deu't, Aunt Hetty," interrupted  Ino** quickly as sbe drew bade bite  the church door. But she was too  lute. Tho young uau had heard and  was en the porch In a minute.  "Bebert, you're Ju������t the man we  want. You cun take Inez* home, for  you're it-goln* right by tho house.  Ain't It fortunate?" Aunt Botty might  bare observed from tbe expression of  her niece's fnco mid the somewhat embarrassed attitude of the young man  thai they did nol agree wltb her,  "I shall bo only too glad, Mrs. With-  erby, to drlvo you .tnd Miss ino?* borne.  Old Ned Is slow, but he gets thoro In  time," said tho young imin, looking directly at the elder vvomau aud avoiding  iness's eyes.  "Oh. but I ain't: a-goia' homo. I'm  a-goln' to step right uerout tlie way to  take dinner with Susan uml Matilda,  and,vou and Inez will have iuoiu room  anyhow. That's ti dear boy." She patted lilm ull'ectluuatoly on thu nrm; aha  could not reach the big, broad shoul-  dors. ' "My sake*, but you aro n-grow-  in', Robert I How's your mother? Come,  lues*., lot me ace you started home."  Aunt Betty, womanlike, naked more  questions thnn sho expected to have an-  swortMi.  luer. Uivu bavk iu't* Ike cuuiuh.  "Aunt Betty, I can watt until tbo rain  is over nnd not bother Mr. Davis," she  wild, averting her eyes from the young  man, who stood awkward aud silent.  "Nonsonso, child I Am it you una Robert hadn't driven home together many  n time. Bother, Indeed? Come away,  child,"  Auni Betty wn* perfectly right. They  Iind driven together many n time, and  perhaps if the old white horse could  talk he might add that the conversation ho overheard on ilu'������������ omit-tluiie  would not convey tbe Impression tbat  ���������ltbri* one wat "bothered." But It wot  fully a month since he had logged  along before his handsome young master and the fair Inez, whom ho had  ventured to think was his mistress to  be.  "Como, Inez," said Bob, lookiug into  her eyes for the .first time.  "Tery well: I suppose I must," she  replied, tucking up her skirt and stepping ahead of him. He thought she  had never looked so pretty, a little  petulent pout was becoming to Inez;  "Tnck in her dress, Robert." said  Aunt Betty when the young people  wore in'the seat "and don't let her  spoil her bonnet  Goodby."  The D*<-terfnir of tlie rnJndronn od tbe  bnggy top and the splashing of oiu  Ned's hoofs in the muddy road were the  only sounds which broko the silence in  the vehicle. Neither one had spoken.  After awhile Bob Davis leaned toward  his fair companion aud, taking her  hand, said, "I'm sorry, Inez, that you  had to come with me against your  wishes, but it could uot be"���������  "So am I, very sorry indeed. Mr.  Davis." she interrupted, pulling ber  hand from him. "Nothing further  need be said."  They lapsed into silence again. Bob  thought of tho many times she had not  been reluctant to drive with bim and  a certain moonlight night not, so long  since when she had put ber pretty  head on his shoulder and told him he  might hold the reins of life for her always. Ho thought, too, of another  night when they had quarreled and of  how she took the ribbons from his  hands and urged Ned to hurry, so she  might be soon rid of iiis company, she  said. He knew she did not mean it  She was angry and they were both  stubborn.        ,  "Inez," he began again, "won't  you"���������  "No, I won't do any thing you ask.  Mr. Davis. Please-'hurry.-' I, wish to  get home." And Inez moved farther  into the corner of the seat. She was  provoked' to think they had met in  this way, and, while she was longing  to be friends with him again, sho also  wanted him to apologize for all the  cross things he had said to ber on that  night and, yes, for all she had said too.  She wanted to see .how,-long he would  wait and this chance meeting had  spoiled it all. "';, ;,-'  "Get up, Ned*, get up," said Bob,  touching his faithful old friend lightly  with the Avhip. But Ned, who had a  few ideas of his own, thought a nice  little rest under the dripping trees  *wTOia~i5fTrioT'nrtM^  cidentally help along matters behind  him and refused to-move.".''He bad  balked. It-was uot the first time,,and  both the occupants of the buggy knpw  what it meant Ned would go when'he  was ready, and not until thea. Perhaps both minds remembered an occasion whon one of Ned's tantrums was  a welcome accident  "Tills is most annoying," said Inez,  looking ready to cry-  "Yes? Ned is stubborn too." Bob  placed a decided accent on the last  word.  Inoa bit her lip; Why did be not  apologize?  "I shall get out and walk," she sdld  after Bob had urged Ned in vain to  trot along.  "Don't be foolish, Inez," said Bob a  little .crossly.' "I will get out myself  if my company'is so very distasteful  to you." And, throwing back the rubber robe, he prepared to got out The  ralu wns comlug down as persistently  as ovor, and he stopped to turn up his  collar nnd trousers. As ho placed his  toot on tho step to alight Inez caught  the end of his coat.  "Bob, you'll got wetl" she cried, pulling at, his cent, He did not turn around  nnd stopped out Into tho mud and rain,  jerking his coat from her a little roughly, She wits ready to cry.  ���������That's hotter thnn free-sing," he retorted.  "Plense. please come hack, Bob," nud  lxio-9 burst into tours. That settled It.  "Iner, sweetheart, I'm n brute. I  k-now It. Korglvo inn, darling," be said  as ho jumped Into the seat and took  her In his arms,' Ned thought It was  now tlmo to jog along.  "Take the Hum, Bob," she aald as  Nod started mid "sho looked up from  the wet shoulder, "and never, uevor  drop them npitn." t  The irirat Ooean fltwniter.  The first stonni vossol wbich crossed  tho Atlantic oceuu was under tho  American ting und was limned tho  Snviinnitli. Tho 'launching took placo  in Now York harbor on Aug. !23, 1818,  nud the llrst trip, began March 28,  1819. wns from Now York to Savannah, (In,, which wus reached April 6.  Sho wus advertised by her owner,  William Scarborough of Savannah, to  make tho ocean trip, starting May 20,  aud put-HouKi-ie- wc'tu tulvurUm-u lot.  None, !,uunci, ii,i.s willing to risk tho  Yoyagc, The vowel sailed May 25,  reaching the Irish const June 10. The  noxt tiny Lieutenant Bowln of tbt  king's cutter Kite boarded tho ship,  thinking Uiut ownu*o Miuoke \m������ bluing from her smokestack tbat tbe vet-  si*-" mutt be on lire.  Captain.Roger* bad charge of ber  during the voyage and afterward took  ber to Copenhagen, Ht. Petersburg and  other foreign ports. The steamship  wat built by Fronds Plckott nnd bod  h fuel storage capacity of seventy five  tout of coal and twenty-live cords of  wood, tnd her wheels were to con-  ttrueted as lo be removable In ttorpjy  weather.  TALES OF WINDSOR.  UUct'ted Napoleon Willow Tree��������� Tliodioy  CastlePar-Lily the \V������ir1' of rri������*������tl  i.aborerfc-lts OMesr i'uit.  The workmen now engaged upon  improvements at Windsor Castlo need  to tread warily, ior the scone ot their  labors'-.is. replete with historic associations, Nor aro these confined \0  the castlo buildings. 01 no plato ivav  it be truly said that while.'there are  sermons in the .stones t here, .aro  tongues "in trees to speak a thaptcr  from history. In tho garden adjoining St, George's Chape! is a treo  with ono' of the strangest, of Movies.  Blighted and stunted byJishtiii'ig. ���������t  stands to recall-brio''ot tho trm-i-iU.j-"  of., history. It is a willow, nnd -row  from u cutting taken from tlie'-iar-  ent tree, which grew above the  grave , of Napoleon at .St. I'eVn.*..  For long it flourished in it*- new  position- But. on tim day.'*;)" the  battle of Sedan, in which Hie power  of Napoleon'IIJ. was cn-shori, a .'.'ash  of lightning carried uv.ay i.ls chief  branch. Still in its mutilated slid;*  it continued to grow .lustily c.ior.oh  until, years later, it was smitlni by  another Jighning stroke, Careful  comparison" showed that- the second  disaster''synchronized exactly with  the death-of-the Princo 'Imperial.- at  the hands of the Zulus in AsVi-'a.  ���������\Yimlsor Castle, in some ' forih or  another, has existed as a-royal domain from Norman times.: lTa.nll.v- a  reign has passed'without addition**  or alterations*. Edward I'll, built  the famous round tower or, l-et'P for  a fraternity of knights  who.   should  .buked 'him for his irreverence, and  gave him the history of the figure.���������  St. James' Gazette.  Mr.  Ceorgfi Mcr������<Ht*t's ."IVIt.  George Meredith,   the eminent  novelist, is as alert and witty in  his casual talk as be is in his liction.  Not. long ago, in conversation with a  friend, Mr. Meredith was. asked his  opinion of a certain obnoxious " person who bad lately settled in the  neighborhood. "He Bcems to me,"  replied the Author of Diana of the  Cvosswoysv "to bo one. of the least  of God's mercies."  RECKLESS ESCAPADES,  "Tommy Atkins"   Odon  Quite  "Unneco*-  nurily Kuu������ Kinks und Jeoimidists Iiis  ".Ho After 1'ouu.liic Uniform.  Tn bygone days soldiering was always synonymous with an -.advou-  turoiis life, and although the old existence has passed away, and tho present -ago . knows neither the free  lance nor tho knight errant, yet tho  love of adventure remains tho same,  for tho soldier, from the moment ho  dons the uniform, is for ever running  risks and jeopardizing his life, often  quite unnecessary.;  No doubt it is thc careless, reckless life ho leads that engenders the  ���������feeling, but it is a certain fact that  in the irrnei* consciousness of every  soldier there lurks a dare-devil, mischief-loving spirit, which .every np*y  and then convulses him and 'impels  'him to commit-..gome rash act, to  burst .out in some form of excitement; which Will .furnish    him .-with  meet and curry on the traditions of. I some--means of risking either his life  King Arthur's Round Table-Knights..} or his liberty. Espeoiallv is this the  From the battlements of,,the -keep-j case whero be wriggles under any  twolvo counties may be -..view-id. and j rcstra-nt of his actions. Up; to quite  even m.tbese smoky days the King recently, every-soldier in tho British  may see the dome and lantern of St. | nmv hvjl t0 bc jB barrac"s at fat-  Paul s by talcing his. stand on tho'  summit of the tower.' ikhvnrd TIF.  found the labor problem  as acuta iii  his  day  as do some' less distingui'-Ji  ed cmploj-crs-  of :��������� modem time,    and  his works proceeded slowly.    1'lut tlio  victor of Poitiers took a -sdwrt .  cut  to what he wanted.   AVrits' wltc  too,   unless   he v;as'on '.'pass.'-'"    It  was a very common ociurrcnro    for  men, after answering their names   at  tattoo,  ���������to "break ont of   ban*acks" |  again ih;"qnost of    further c'ccitcmcnt ,  and pleasure.    Av glance   through the i  defaulters' book of   a   company will |  , IS" j show vou entry after entry of crimes  sued    to the    sheriffs,  mayor;-    and | f0,.   uiis ���������'hivaJving out of barracks."  ?,a^i-frS ^Z , .Uie   ^������V"^CS'..a''^^������r}z'*;-   Jn open,   camps, such as    Aldcrshot,  Colchester,     and     Shoi-ncliffe,      the  them to impre.-:s laborers for thc  work, with imprisonment as the -alternative. "William of Wykeliam w.is  the m-chitect, and his duties could  havo been little else than a labor of  love, for''his"wage'was'''but a ������������������"hilling  a day. Plague carried off the bulk ���������of  the three hundred "and1 sixty men cn-  ga.g'cd on tlie work iu 3 3G0, so more  ���������w������;ts-wei!eH^s������edr-^-lSd',varPd���������-d+d-n(-*tj-  live to sex!;his'Undertaking: t-ompletc'd,  but Jiichord II. continued It, and  had Geoffrey Chaucer.Vis his clerk of  works, and a zealous master- of the  labor press gong,the father of oiir  national poetry appears to have  made.  The ordinary visitor docs not nee  tho oldest part of -Windsor, tho remains of .the-'fortress in "which John  rested while the negotiations for  IVPagna Charta were in progress.  Thero is a small domain underground. In tho older portions of the  groat wards arched passages thread  thoir way below tho basement-,  through tho chalk, and penetrate fur  beneath tho site of tho cnstlo ditch  nt tho base of tho walls, Their existence may havo had something to  do, with the origin of thn ocrfo stories which attach to the older part of'  the residence. For,.of course, Windsor has Its ghosts, Only a couple  of years ago an olllcor sea tod in fhe  library saw what is di'scribod a-*  "tho ghost of .CJueon "I'llizabetli."  Shakespeare adopted his legend of  Xlerno tho Huh tor from Wiiiikor Forest i'or his "Merry Wim** of Windsor,"  Tho ancient ranger was supposed to  promenade around nn oak, woarlng  horns uppn hia head.  Many a page of history ia written  on tho walls of 'Windsor.' Those  that lay captive within tho boundaries of the castlo left, their woofuI histories carved upon thoir prison, Their  memories were thu.-* better porj-otual-.  ed than those of some of moro Illustrious birth; Tt, was only by a  chnnce broking up of tho door of  tho St. George's Gbnpol that the  body of Edward IV. wns found. In  T8:i������ Sir Henry lTiilforil found, too,  nnd opened, the coffin said to contain tho body of Charlea f. The remains, ho said, wore In precisely tho  condition described by a wltnoae of  ���������hit Jm-niuromont.. But ho many nro  tho atonies eoncwilng tho romalna of  thin unhappy monarch end of Cromwell that oven now controversy has  reached scarcely any morn defliilto  conclusion than luul boon arrived r������*  a century ago.  The gorgeous tomb which Wolst-y  built i'or hlmsolf was converted Into  money eftor hi-* fill). The nvqui������Me  adornments with which artisth had  I'cdocked if, worn sold oh defaced  brass for ������000. Oeorgo IV. spout  a million und a half restoring the  castle,   As a rtnlshlnff touch to   his  hult. ho had u, im^u imiiiu! i',,i.ij,i.;  nn ftntiu* of Id", falh^* erectr>t" n������i iho  ond ot the magnificent flii*ee-nf(lp������-  lon������ walk. In tlmo a rnther Irreverent name bocume applied lo tho  utotiie, wo that the monarch whoso  immi* tt Is to oen**et-inf-������ bwemi- di������-  astoclate<l from It. This led to a  funny llttlo nifshnp nt (luoen Victoria's dinner table, A dlstinguiahed  Btatet-u-ian was asked how ho had got  to tho cnatle. *Oh, T got n, lift t������  far nt the copper horiw*. and walked  fhe r-etf of fh* wo*", ma'am,' he r*~  pllc������d, To the what?' cried Hor M������y  I'-sty In arou-*-**" amafernenf, The  giie-st had never hoard of the ntatue  bv any other name, and had to wr-  plnin himself a������ bout bo could. Whnt**  upon tho Queen {."ood-humt-rrdlv   re~  I>ondjlures- of the Bi itJ*?h people were  presented recently by Sir Robert Gif-  fen .before the members'of the British Association. The total incoiiio  of the. British Empire reaches .the  enormous sum of - ������3.130,000,000.  from n capital'of ������22,250,000,000.  I*or tho United Kingdom the income  is ������1,750,000,000, from a capital  of ilin.000,000,000. The only nation thst rivals the empire is the  Unit.'xl States, with an income of  ������a,000,000,000. Tha leading figures,  as to tho expenditure in the Unite<t  Kingdom are as foi lews:���������-Food and  drink, ������.16S,000,000, or .14 percent,  of the total; dres-s, ������18*2.000,000, or  i:i per cent.; house, ������223,000,000, or  10 per cent.; national services (exclusive of education), ������183,000,000*  or 13 per cent.; miscellaneous (including ������30,000,000 ��������� for education,  ������25.000,000 for chiir.(*h, ������30,000,600  for locomotion, etc.), ������130,000,000,  or 9 per cent,, and cost of distribution,''������200,000,000, .or 15 percent.  It Mi slit Have Uteri *>Voig.>.  "Poor mun," sho said, stoopi-if*  over."the-victim who had just been  dragged.'out from under hor nutonio-  bik������, "have you a wife." "No," ho  groaned, "this is tho worst thing  that ever happened to me."���������Sydney  ICecvlug III. JPlaco Warm.  This story is told of a successful general who was fer from being a brilliant scholar at school. After he became famous he ono day dropped into  Ihe old'school to pay a visit to the  isceuc of his former woes. The teacher  was anxious to make i\ gooo. impression  en the general und put tho pupils  throiigh their lessons so as to show  * thorn to the best advantage. After  awhile the general said: "Unt which is  the dunce? Yot* have one, surely.  Show bim To me."  ; The tf-'Hchef called up a p^or fellow,  who loobeii the piefuie of woe :is he  bashfully camo toward the distinguish- -.  ed visitor. "  '-'Arc you the dunceV" asked the gon-.:-  eral.  '��������� ��������� '������������������;  "Yes, sir," said the boy.  .. "Well, m;* good fellow." said tho gen- ,.  eralV'here ts a crown for yon for keep-   ,;  ing niy place warm."���������-London Tit-Bita.  -.  "breaking put" is. practically a  misnomer,    for it , consists in    nothing  j more   than*'walking-.-out of the ��������� -Vbar-  I racks,  (he soldier merely    risking his  | liberty if apprehended    in town    by  [.the  police.    ''But'';  inbaa'facks;   surrounded by high .���������wall's;".and -' also in  fortified places, tho soldier risks not  --"OTly���������]ffs~~ltbmTi^^^  in'attempting,ig "break out," Some  years ago a fa.fa.1 instance occurred  in the Grand Shaft Barracks, Dover.  The on^y,moans of exit from this1  barracks is by gate; guarded by  sentries. On the northeast and west  sides tho jmrracl-a are protected by  strong1 fortifications ; and deep en ���������  trenebment.-*' so' that w-cape that way  is practically impossible. > On the  south side there aro no walls,'but the  barracks arq bounded by a clifT  which is almost, ''perpendicular, and  perfectly inaccessible from the street  which runs below.  One night two soldiers made up  their minds to "break out. oi barracks" after tattoo, / Being aware,  that thoy could not pass the sentries, they determined fo ixy tho  cliff, and after almost nuperhuraan  exertions they hod men aged to get  about half-way down thu faco or it,  when one of them, failing to secure  a footing, lost his hold, iind was.  dashed to'pieces in the street below.  Tho other, scared by the fate of his  .companion, remained whero lie was,  poised between heaven nnd earth,  not daring to move either up or  down, until nt hint the shouts of  the people below attracted the notice  of tho guard, nnd a, rescue party  with ropeR, dragged him to the summit of the cliff again. lie spent that  night a prisoner in tho guard-room.  Only too thiinkfnl to Hiink that he  hud met with no worse fnto,  At diiern-sey, fn tho Channel ls|-  i-idK, - two men of a cert oin rej-jl-  lncnt, who were confined to barracks  as defaulter*-, determined to ������m,\c at  least oue day's liberty In the town,  Wn teh Inn: their opportunity, thov  managed to get out of the barracks  at Fort (Jcorgo, und*������makirig thoir  way down to the bench and "coni-  m-imleering" u fisherman's boat, thev  rowed out, to soa, They had no  definite object In doing thin, being  Inspired inoroly with a dwlre to put  A* much Hpaco ivh pom-llile between  thomselvcN and iho barrnukn for that  day. Nnillur of tbrm hod any  prevloim iieijualiitance with the sen,  und'whon they got noino dlntunceout  Info tlio swell they were nl Invited hv  liensicknoofl, lost thoir oars, and the  bout drifted nbout, hither and thi I lier, for three days, until t*% were  picked up by a French flnhlng hiiuu'I;  und landed In Dunkirk, ii'unost dead  from exposure, nturvatlon and 111-  iu'hh. Tlie British Cohsul ������ont them  ihico to Mut ivgr,wom-, ami uiey hiiunu  l������"������ lUWltli*) \u Iho i.iUUury pi}'-'.;..  l-umlnatlng over tho amrnlUi*-- of life.  When they come out and r.'lalod  their experience**, ilinlr story proved  ������o Inspiriting that anollier pnrtv   of  ul\   viinw  vooenteil   tti,.   ,��������� ,<t,\*i>,,,<-,r>n     .,  few days nfterwardH. ' But thoy were  never heard of again. \ -win  storm sprang up the same night, ihe  boat was found floating bottom up-  wardH the next day a few miles out  at sea, whllo a week afterwards one  of their forage capn v.as w.-ti'd  nahoro on the adjacent inland of ./er-  -s'*y.  *:JjSV-  Cnrlonn  Tumbatoue..  On a gravesronc in the parish churchyard ot Great yarmouth, England^  there is sculptured the unusual representation 'of a clown seated in a tub,  which is being drawn down a river by  twb;swans.   Beneath , this  stone  lies  ltrlfUli Iimmi mmiX ratiamUiiirt.  .StatlAl|r������ ������vf   flie ircmrte nnd   ex-  one'.of,'the many victims who wero  drowned years'ago by the collapse of  an iron suspension bridge on which  they had crowded to see a clown pass  underneath in tho. manner described.  Tho feat, which was a novel form of  advertisement by a traveling circus,  was actually performed, but the* rush  of people froui one side or the bridge to  the: other after thc man had passed  under caused the tragic ending,      s J_  Had It AU Her Oivu Wny      ' '  Ella���������-I heard the last meeting of ou?  debating club was vory harmonious.  Louise���������Yos. there wasn't any one  present except the president, Mrs,  Chatterer.���������Chelsea (Mush.) Oazctte.   '   ������������������  .TnJtre������ en Cfrcntt.  It.wan the genius nntl foresight of  Henry I, that saw the necessity of creating a close connection between tlie  central king's court and tho local  courts up aud down the land, It was,  Norman and wandering, going where  tho king went. They wero Saxon nnd  stationary; hence, to link them legeth-  er, in 1124 a special deputation of  judges was for tho first time sent on  circuit in tho country, of whom it is  recorded tliat they, -"'banged, no many ;  thieves ns novor was before, being In  that littlo whllo altogether forty-four  men."  This vigorous administration of ,lus-  tice by royal aiithorlry gained for Ucn-  ry tlio title of "the Hon of Justice":nml  paved tho way for tlie permanent Institution In his grandson's reign. These'  traveling judges were called Juirtleos-.  In-ayra��������� I, o., In Itltiere, on Journey.  Their head, tlie justiciar, Is still seen In  our tllle, tho lord chief Justice.  Henry II. In 1173 fl*ed these circuits  nt six��������� tho home, midland, eastern,  western, northeastern and northern,  which correspond roughly with thoa*  thut still exist--London Standard.  Too Good lo lie Troo,  "I think your daughter Intends to  elope."  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WILLARD BLOCK,      Cumberland.  ���������1  ttrm.  %  fl)  A.  fl  ti  I  &q *;  W o  hi 0$  & <t  pi *  _ H'  O  Q  J  O  c  a  v.  0)  XI  te  (4  o  a  o  -a  a  u  Q,   'J  00    O,  :   r\  S  *  Hi  )m\*mW  03  CO  a  ���������p  u  s  O  .��������� >���������  H   * M  ������g������  D   - H  ���������2    B  o  ^   Q._\  a -t~  **, ���������  it  'js.rr.  .2 03  a W  C     NT  o  H  O  .O  en  0 .  *.   to  i ������  g c  e 0  **   O  S s  o. -a  ft rs  au ������  0 .  .*-*   n  M'C  o   ���������  J Q  ���������a  a  a  oo  a  ���������3  u  a  c  ������  =0���������1_  A  H    ���������  ������  ���������a  u ���������  I  ���������o  p.  o  o  m-  \  CO  ������  frl  Si. Ami* SCHOOL  QUAMICHAN,   B.C. .  A Boai'ding School lor girls, with department for orphans, pleasantly located  at three miles from Duncans Station.  Primary and Preparatory English Couise.  Competent Instructors for Piano and  Ncedle-work, Cutti'ny and Fitting also  taught. Board and Tuition, $9 .1 month.  For particulars, address���������  SISTER SUPERIOR,  ",   ���������         Tzouhalem P. O.  " I.   O.   F.  ������0URT DOMINO,  3518,  meets  the last Monday in the month  in the K. of P. Hall.  Visiting Brethren invited.  I7ml2t  >������r\ ." .':- '"K.W'.  ,   1  ,1,4k       v**-*"'"  V��������� "-���������������"    V  0  THE CUMBERLAND NEWSJSAT NIGHT AND  MY IN A CBA1  CHANGING ONE'S NAME.  -<f1fp'J^������MgTOi|rw^>-^|i-rpily*^^waM*^  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  Jndloial   Ijjnoriir/v<r.  Tho lj������nnrn*nco of worldly nffalrs on  the part of ^irtlgoa is proverbial, but a  county court judgo ihe other day certainly amazed tbe court, snys an English newspaper. Counsel happened to  say tbat tho defendant, a vo-'.ill-t.  could not "turn up" ut u certain plncy.  ���������'Turn up!" said tbe judge la bland  surprise, "but he is a vocalist, not an  acrobat" This recalls- the story of the  Judge, who asked. "What Is the Stock  Exchange���������a cattle market?'  Till   Dodd's  Kidney   Pills   Cured  ���������*��������� his Rheumatism. i  All on One Side.  ' "I am told your brido Is very pretty,"  ���������aid Miss Peppery.  "yes, indeed!" replied Mr. Con Sect  "Several of tbe guests at the ceremony  were pleased to call It a 'wedding of  beauty end brains.'"  "Well, well! She must be a remarkable wo maul That's an unusual combination iu oue person."  An   "Exeliai) "��������������� of  Coiuitllra ent*.  "Man," remarked'Mrs. Dins-more re-  Seetlvely as sho dressed for going put.  "Is fearfully nnd wonderfully made."  "Aud woman." added Mr. Dfnsmore,  who was watting Impatiently. 'Is fearfully and wonderfully made up."  nig words are the tombs In which ire  burr our ideas.���������Fowler;*  \  An ounce of practice is belter than  ���������\ ton of theory.  HOW'S   "T-HIIS"?  ���������"**��������������� offor One Humlrert Dollars Reward for  _ny caso ot Catarrh that cannot be cured by  Hall's Catarrh Curo.  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Tplodo, O.  We, the undersigned, have kndwri V. J.  Cheney for tho last 15. years, and hollevo him  perfectly honorable in .all business transactions  Mid financially able to carry out any obligations  made by their firm. , ���������  WEST & TXttjAX, .    *  ���������Wholesale Dnif.-'rlsts. Toledo. O.  W.U/IMNC*., KINaV .- MA.KV1N.  ���������Wholesale DrufrRlsts. Toledo. O.  nail's Catarrh- Cure Is taken Internally, acting direct! v ti-ion the Mootl. and  mucous ser-  f&ces  of  the system.    Tpstlmonlala sent free.  Price 75c per bottle.   Sold by all DrusBlst*.  Hall's Family Pills aro the best.  When    people    cim'.t  obtain    suno  ���������^thingJ-f oi���������wh ic h-1 hey-wi? h-ve i ���������y-i a u ������������������ -hv-  thoy call it an act of l-cuunciqtio-i.  SSinan-'s Liniment Cures Garget ia Cows.  Home people uro afraid of startm***  ���������it a race I'or feiw of milking a {���������nor  tiiii.<h.  William Doey;, of Strong Towuslilp, Halo  mill Uutu-ty nftnv Four Teais of Torture���������The Story of ������������U -Jl'-'xnc^ und his  Cure. j  Sunh ridge, Jan- 4.���������(Special j���������Af tor  four years of torture, during which  he wai* scarcely au hour freo from  pain, Wm Doeg, .a farmer, living on  Con. 3, Strong Town-ship, and well  known here, is a halo and hearty ,  man. Dodd's Kidney l'ills curod him. -j  Speaking of his curo Dr. Does says : j  "Tho troublu started   in my back  and the. pain got so bad I could not  lie down to take rest, but had to sit 1  night and day in a chair. j  "The pain would sometimes move  to other parts of my body, and when  in my knees I was unable to walk.    |  "1 was treated for Rheumatism by  several doctors, and also tried different medicines without receiving   nny '  benefit.   I feared 1 would never again ,  be free from pain. |  "My attention was called to cures ,  by Dodd's Kidney Pills, and I start- 1  ed to use them.   Before I had finished the second box 1 was a now man.  entiroly free from pain.   It has   not  como back since." ]  Uric acid in the blood is the cause  of Rheumatism. If tho Kidneys are  working right they take all the uric  acid out of the blood. Dodd's Kidney Pills'- make the Kidneys work  right, j  According to Sir James Grichtim-1  lirowni! the modern Englishman is  physically a degenerate, and chiefly 1  because of dyspeptic troubles. The  growing frequency of appendicitis is,  lu> thinks, due to the weakened digestive apparatus and insullieiant  mastication of food.  "Regular  Practitioner ��������� No  Result "���������-Mrs. Anaio 0., .Uiostiiut of  Whitby.' was for months a rheumatic victim, but .South American Ilheumallc Cure. ���������  changed the sonir from "despair" to.  "iov." Sho says : " J. suffered untold  misery from rheumatism���������doctors' medicine did me no pood���������two bottles of  South American IthcumaUo Curo cured  n>.e���������relief two hours after the first  dose "��������� ftO  TAKE NOT1CK.  During llie vem-tho t-pnee di-voted  .10 advertising M [MAUD'S 1.1 JNl-  MENT will contain expressions of no  wneot'Cnln sound from people who  ������peak from personal experience us  to the merits of this best of Mouse-  hold remedies,  <)' ihe    many liuninn buds but. fyw  f\i.M' bloom successfully,  -Minard's Uniment Cares Colds, etc  There nre in ('renter New York  ���������^11,01x1 'Inhabited'rooms with tm win-  ilows opening,' tb the outer air, of  iiven to, another room with wind<*uvs  opening to thu fresh air and suiv-  ' light. These (lurk rooms are lo bo  found: In over -lo.ooo ten^niiMi'.s scattered over the tnolropolis.  V CllltT'5 KOU ('OWTIVHNKKH - t'ui--  UviMiiitis cnineH from ilw refusal oi tin*  .���������s'l'i'i'tory iii'n'iuiH in (ii'ri'oriii tbelr dnUi'*  i'.'������ulurlv froui i.'oiit.i'iliulinu ru,um.'h usually illhoi'ili'i'iid illivimtlmi. I'nnui'loo'H V������hh>-  liililo I'lllh, pru|������iin:il 011 M'lonUlk t;r|n-  vIplciH lire no* 'eoiupounitoil tbnt cerium  li������tfi'i������iliiiut.s in them iuihh through the  ���������.i.iiniivh iind uri ii|ioii iho VkiwoU hi us  io remove - their loc'ior nnd urouwo them  ',0 nroper iicMuu,   Miiii.v   thoiiHuixlx    nro  ln'l'lU'l'I'd    to   btMII*      li'Htl  IIHW'IM1   ill   thl������   I'l'llll'l't  "Fashfonable"dogs fiTVl'IiriSV which"  for somo time have worn overcoats  with pockets for their little' handker-'  chiefs, are now provided with noir-  i>h*s for their eyes when taken motor-  ins. - -.  "My Heart Was Thumping my,  LifO   OUt." is t'.e way Mrs. R. H. Wrijrht, j  ot llrockvillo,  Ont.,  describes  her suiter-  lm-n from smothering,  fluttering, and-ml-j  pitntion.     After trying    imuiy   remedies  without,  benefit,  six,bottles   of  Dr.' Ag-  tiew's   Cure  for  tho  Heart  restored    her  to  perfect  health.   Tbe first doso   cave  almost Instant relief,  and  hi  11 day suf- 1  ferlng  ceased   altogether 5L  Thc man who admits he doesn't  know everything is tlie man who usually knows the most..  iiiioiiy    in    1 heli'  Would He Stnrlllntf.  MlflH Ueiidoi'-IloAV strungo it would  be if fflHlilon sliould go buck to the old  timo bniHu knockeru on the front doors  Instead of electric bolls?  Mr, "-iardonl(iui>"-lt would noeni  nirnuge. Tho knocUtu's nlwnys work.--  Sexv Vorlc J^VW.t'j   Ilunum Inio 'I'Unm,  Ti)n'ne--I buJIeve I'm u port of owl  or i-omotliing, I con usually (Ind. any-  tltl:i������ I'm looking for \i\ the ilurk,  lirowno���������I ininsf. bo u wort ut' eleptuitit  or soniotlilng. 1 usunlly Und every-  rbtn; I'm not loolfltif? for 1)1 tl������������ dark.  ThoStoniach������s"W������alorWoe !M  ���������The Htornneh Is thu contro from which,  from the standpoint op Health, Howb  "wciil or woo," A henltbv utotiiueh  ���������nouns fierfeet <ll/rcst.lo���������������purfoc'l digestion  inftiiiii strong mid sternly iiervn run 1.res���������  Kt.i'oiii; norvn centres' itionn good circulation, rli'h litoiid and irood hcaltli, Snuth  Aiiiericun Kervlnn makes and keeps the  stomach right,���������Ci) ..���������'���������������������������-  If you wish to keep' your fHetids.  you,, nitty confide*'your faults to them.  but don't attempt' to point out their  shortcomings.        ... ,   .  .A lii'tv ui'ltes ; "l."wiu* fluuliU'il to nu  wovi' the I'oi'iiH, root, uiul briuuih, hv i.lu*  u,*i* of Hollowuy's Oorii, Cun.-;" Others  who liiivii tried It luivn thu siime ������������������sp..������i,i-  i.'iii'it.  A pieco of nuisic isp'tV rof'tfiil just  because it. is full nf rests.  ihey call it (.Mild cush, lint, \ko e.rv  nil hut lifter It.  Mioard'j Liuiincnt Cures Distemper.  Ih������ sure ut yuur uitteu cnlf befor"  cHHiiyiiig t,lu< pi'oilli'iil role,  The eoiiloi'tioiiist. mny bo n sinulii  itinli, but, he doublet-; up,  Tlie toothless ilog tloi'K mil, i-Mictly  hiivu a soft. Hiinp.  Tbs aiethod Ik a Ufitlier Costly One  Id. Oicju Biltain.  Many people change their names  without asking permission from any  one or paying any fees whatever-.. This  Is certainly the simplest way of getting rid of a name you do not appreciate, but it Is apt to" prove expensive.  For instance, such a course is strictly  Illegal, aud the government could step  in at uny time aud .demand the pay'  ment of .1 heavy fine; nnd, further  more, if the Individual who changed  his name without consulting- anybody  happened to ceme Jn for a large sum  of money unexpectedly the authorities  would decline to recogulKe his claim  if ho had failed to pay the fees due to  the- heralds' college for assumlug a  name uot given in baptism.  There aro two ways of changing  your name, und they are both rather  costly. One method Is to bave a private act of parliament passed for your  benefit. This course Is generally followed only by peers nud people to  whom money is no object, Tor it costs  ������750. This nearly all goes in fees to  minor officials for bringing your case  before the legislature, inasmuch as the  nccual passing of the bill costs practically nothing. And tho only advantage you will gnin from this exy^nsive  way of going to wort is that inquiries  will not be made into your past history,  which by the other alternative are unavoidable.  The usual method adopted for legally  changing the name ia somewhat tedious, if less costly, and you must have  very substantial reasons for so doing  or your claim will not be allowed. If,  for instance, you inherit property  which makes it conditional that you  change your name you can do so on  payment of about ������30 In fees.  In the first place you must communicate with the home secretary,  who. If he conulders your claim valid,  will refer you to the heralds' college  and tlie king of arms. ' These. officials  will make: full inquiries'-into your his-,  tory and satisfy ' themselves beyond  question tbat your reason for wishing  to make the change is in every way  legitimate. .This done, they will again  communicate with the home secretary.  who will lay your claim before the  king, for he alone has power to au-  foerize the change being mado. "S*ret**-  tvinlly, after some months of waiting.  -ron-wHl-boyinforined._by_t.ue heralds'  college that his majesty has approved  of your claim and the change of name  is published in a remote corner of the  London'Gazette.  ' Finally It is worthy of mention that  no one can hold, u public appointment  nndor government who has changed  his name without, the consent of the  king, however brilliant may have been  his services to the country. The reason  tor this Is rather curious. The mime'  given you at your baptism is tn tlieory  ratified by the sovereign ns head of thu  church, and by aesumlug another on  your own responsibility you nre deliberately breaking u law of tlie land.���������  Loudon Tit-Blts.  YmiII  fnjoy 'tv  to Of it  made by J.M.Fortier Ltd. Montreal  SPAvm  CURB  Vied it ten ;mn,  Wathbfton, iX.C. Nor. m, ttm.  Fl������ua tend me your "TraatlM oa  th* Hor" tnd bW Ditcmtcf."   H������v������  used  Kuidsll'i Spuria Cun fer tea  ywm and gladly tartlfy to tti merits.  Ymt- tnly,     Juttua C Malaga.  ' pit* ouu or spavin   _^   m  Abaolutaly Oand.  Buffalo, tt. Dakota, Jan. 16, loo*  I have cured fiv������ honea aboolutaly el  gnrta In tha last four raaia wtth m*  eadaU's Soatla Owe. '���������  Vor/tralryoun.  HutyO. Ootfl.  THE OLD RELIABLE  I And Hoe* 8uooessful Remedy Eve* Discovered for Spa-vlrta, Rlnjbeae*  6pltnt������ ������ki\d evil Lameneaa.  Thb fa tbe anqnalUted experieace of thousands o. horsemen and others In thli and ether  oountrfea and there ia no reason why you should not share in these benefits. Just read  what the above people say about "KendallV* Write to them (or your own nttsfactlou.  , In addition to betne tbe best stabl* remedy  I known, It Is unequolea as a liniment for house-1  I hold and family use, Sold generally by all druar-  I gists. Price Jl; six bottles for 85, We send  1 valuable book, "A Treatise oa the none/- pro-  [fuasly Uiustrated, tne upon request,  DR. B. J. KENDALL CO..  Eaeaburg F^IIa. Vt,  25 f  f  Mnsmiy's In rim) trial N0I100U,  In Sasony tliero h\ an Industrial  ���������ohool for ovory 14,C*U InlmbltantJi.  .1   ..il.UHj-iai_in������wn r��������� 1 ] .1.1 hi ill c  Uiul C-iilO-lui'tlon,  Tit* VlHilor���������\vny ine j������u iteiis. in,*'  niliMfuMed frlei-d'?  , The I'i'lnoin������i'~rm 1b<" vtctlui of tlio  unl'irky iHiinlii'r tlilrti'i'ii.  "ImliM-il,   Uow'h thntV"  "*Twflv<������ ,1uror������ und one Judge,"-  Bptitina Tln*e������.  mmmmmm-iii., i ������������������nininna  Nymimthf.  Turn (fodlyi-TliufK the Bocond tinai  ���������ht������ bn������ nold no.'  ,l������ek-Ye������J I'm ������orr.f iwo negntlvM  don't filwny.- mitUe un HlllriuiiUvt.���������  BrooUtva Life.  .Kveir in a slitu't iilccf l hi' U'-uuliomi  is ,������ hmg svimk'd iii'iU'iinicni  j3P"������^������������r-i������fwrw>n������������'|f^������������r-p,'i*''-������/*w-|i^^^  Tlie rovrev of (he Thunderer.  A great change l*ad followed tbe reform bill, nnd the newspaper had improved hs it becnino thc organ of the  middle class, which then rose to power,  Delnne of the Times had to bo courted  by-the stntesmen who had professed  simple contempt for bis predecesBora*  and In the fifties the lulViience of the  paper hnd culminated till it wan taken;  to be the nnlhentlc Incarnutlon of pub-  lie opinion. Kliiglnko ;;lvos a gniphlc  (I do not _ny an authentic) account of  tfeo Hoeret of the authority which enabled It to order the siege of Sevastopol,  It employed, he declares, u shrewd. Idle  clergyman to frequent plnees at common rcsorrnhd discover what was the  obvious thought thnt.wns finding no-  coptnneo with the nvcrngo mun. The  thought was then put ns though It wero  tlio suggestion or rlpo polltlenl phlloso-  phy, whllo the public so delicately flattered wondered nt Its-own wisdom,���������  Sir Leslie Btephen In Atlantic.  GMfs Syrup of Red Spruce Gum  It cures those beery, deeixeated cnughs-tafces s-wey  the soreness���������heals the thrott���������������trenftbess the lungs.  Hone the less effective because it is t>leaxant to take.  Just try one bottle and see how quickly you get rid  of that cough. At your druggist*. 25c bottle.  amm\*9Mmmmmlfm*MmmWm  _T^ ___    **A0"*������L-. .    WkB*. ._������JL  S0:VI������ m T0 HANCtE YOUR SHIPMENTS fll  I Jl f\     V /ll I     W ������_ V\\T  10 ICNSION YOJR CHAIN TO A RELIABLE FIRM     /  g_������%J      9   \J\mi     VBT ClI B Ba PK0M9T SEIWICE AND OAREFUL ATTENTION S  If so. Um nudorslgued wants your biixlimx* unci will endeavor to rIvo satUtnctlon*  dash advanotd on consiguitv'iii^.     liefereace:   Union Ikak of Canada.  The oldest established Ornin Commi.ision  Merchant in Winulpiw.  Grain Exohango,  Wlnnlpog.  ������. SPINK  Tiiiporhxl Vn.vi'w lun<! Incrouhid    '.,>      Heuwro of   tho    individual  win* in  such    un i.'.-sti'nL   in    filppHluml,  Wo-  Idsl to till sense of shuu;i'.  tdi'id,      Aubt.ritliii,     t.hn.1,    orffuni/oc! 1 ' ��������� <  '���������(irlvi-a*'  tu.^tlrpuUi tlu-ni arc i'iv-'    Somo people are Uko parrots���������Uiey  quoni.  m  yy^i$f*rz  talk too much and say too littlo.  Blood ffi Worthless'SS  UNLESS CIRCUI.ATED.  OH INTERNALLY,  IT  ... iiiinliud  pxiorruUly    by  Dr. Thomas'  Electric Oil  oboiiN tho |>������r.H nnd pouotratp- the tlnHo<������  Bfi fmv liniiuontH do, toucnlnir thiy non,t of  Health Ia -mured by tho new proooss   lh? l'-^b,-,! -,iml M���������������e������������ateiv u(Tordin������r^  Most people think too lightly of  a cough, It Is a serious matter  and needs prompt attention.  4 000  Shiioh's  Consumption  C^FC   The Lung Tonic  when tlio firm sign of a cough or  cold appears.  It will cure you easily and quickly  then���������later it will be harder  to cure.  Prices C3c, 60c. and 51.00  8. C. WELLS * CO.  Torostfl, Can.        I.-jRojr, N.Y.     te  HteviUa tit* Clii-yliiln.  An KriKlliMi clfrjrj-r.in'n toll*- many  fltmtut Htorlort of IiIh experiences ns ������  prison eliaplnltl. One of'tlicse relates  how lie look a ro for mod bui'Klur <iiit  for ii drive In tlio country nfier nn en-  forced -<!eluslon In mm of h'.n majesty's prison!*,. Tin* Imi'fihir uppourod to  enjoy lilnif-clf liiiniensely, hut when  I hoy passed n pi-oity house htiindiiiK  hack from thc rond mid bciirhi'.: evl-  douce of the tiiHto nud'wealth'of the  owner (lie burglar fairly i-Ioutcd over  It and, turning to the canon. oxel������lin-*d,  "What a lovely little crib that would  be to crack, sir, wouldn't' It'/"  The  Hiiniliiiiiil .���������umdir,  Sirs. McCall-Aiid what did yon nay  your eldest boy's full name w:������������?  .Mrs, Do Cotimey-Micluiel Bi'iinnlsnu  De Cotiri-ey.  Mrs. Ik'Cail���������NU'ii-er-uuiV t. i.h.h-.  odd.  Mrs. Dp (Journey--Von; but. you see,  when bo wns born wo were IIvIpr In n  flat and wn didn't want to wove out.  Mr. Michael Brauiiljmn was the Janitor.  Met.   Administered intt'rnally It will utill  i rhe frriiutioa In tho    throat whfrh " in-  i ilui-os coiKrlUnu und  will  euro adwtiorM*  I of tlto hionchlnl  tubi'H and    rcHitlrutorv  Sick    hondftihe,    indlcrestibn..   Iohs of \ or'-'1"1"-   '-''-v u uml bu wuvluewl.  vlcfor.  fuilini*; incinorv,   ncrvotiHnoHH   nre ""*������������������������������������������������������-.���������",-������������������  all iiifnlllblo HlttnN of wBivLonln-. norves A uil'l, ot iiio,������.K) bus been mado lo  unU imllfpto that your nerves��������� luck rich ,���������������. i>,.|iish nml tnndirn nn������l������ uwi,,!,.  IjIooiI with which to build up tlWr uro- t,u ,'"'-lhl\ ,l"f- toioi^n lill.no ������octet,\  kon tlsmiuH. ])r. Apu-w'H tioart (,'ur������ hy u London lady who will nut di*.-  hoalH nml HirMiirtlicnn tho honrt mid rlvoo   olose hi������r niiiiir-  it tho |iow������m- lo Horn! rich blood ciiuruinff - -       --. ���������  thro,,**,  tho v,l,,������.    whsn  mo*  Maeetm . UUfi'f Ll^eUt CttTeS DlplltbCfia.  of our/ng tflseflso.  RELIEF IH 30 MINUTES.  [liHiiiuiMii- UK   if  by niiiirtc,     It, rullov,  lU'lll'l   lIlNIMIVV   In     ill)     ntilllltOH   nnd   Ih   ������,  U'on<li>;'/ii| mte.   Sold liy nil ilru'r������l.s's.  |    In  l't'avinn;  his  W'lfiiiury osUtto to  Vnula a nil JJoMtf.  Ktio-A fool and Ills money ar* soon  pnrted.  lla���������Trae, and a fool nml her money  are iood wedded,-YooUer-f Statesman.  ������niTi������S.S^ l!li"   sn,,s    ,mlv'    Sl1'      A.   Holme-*,* n.  0.10 to thPOO days.   30C. ������       lb���������u|,..y   (n���������������h,..d)   blvwr.     Mild     he  I did mi nut iioc'iiiuc    h!s   sons-    worn  'I'd   iwiipi-  from, the  enUn ti.nih    ol , ,,,,���������,.���������,.  ,���������   hl|n    ,hu���������   hjs    c,,���������IBhlw.K.  1,1)0   piipOV    IMIM,    till'   PUVVKPHPI'I-S      "J"*,,,,,   hccilll',,'   h,.   (OtlMd.-lvd   j hat     in-ii  (Jeriiiiuiy ���������   I'.uu- fui'i.H'd    it Kyriill.'.ii-'i,,,,.,, (| lm),(hl|, N,.n,    l(1 |n hU,  Illlll  liull(.;l'il,  (i.- rl'i.'Dlcd  |illl|i  li.^'luri '*' ,   ' .     ���������.,���������. ;   il lid pni'iT  iniltM ut- thrill' own. 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"IM r,..',���������,,.!,, |h.      '��������� ,'.,,, |  crooned hev import*- of itiiiiiui'nrniii'.t   ili-n,   'pbo mnniius uf \ nhi   nml  b������r.i  lllljll/ll    l%11i.il.   or\ll'o.\    till,   ISO!,.      I^K'ii.  iii'JS- tit  iiiulii'ii    iron    will noun    il *<>  by AJ*ji,������*oo,'-oi.i.  {���������������������������_ii������_,ip m ���������������������������������! ii.a.iij.iii^iiir^^ ^ iiiii ii.''ii  r  n������;,  t.u  Sunlight  Soap   will   not  htmi 1W^ n-in off vvoolePuS  nor tlie surface off linens.   ;������'������.��������� ������"'f!i" ������>���������>< "������"������>>��������� in i.u.'.miit ..t  , JlllppUK'4''- .  ���������lU\,  ���������H"l"      11  5UMUGHT  A nuin >��������� blotu i������um'h us a foniiri'M d  bttrhetor uiitit ii.Hi'i* snmii wutinin h i-*  conllriiii'd bim.  Ath far the 0<ua������������ Bar.  REDUCES   I     '1'hf   num   "Ain*   is   hl;t:y|   :,)   hi\   -������j*-||  ��������� ii|tor,'������il|.    lo.'i,'.;���������-.���������   ba.s   io..i    cvi".     I if  EXPENSE   i'''s nrdjibboi Vj nfTnlrs.  i.i ���������-   - ������������������laM-aj'ir- *-^yery .--������������������*���������  V--������������--*^,0  '~V-T& *-*}**>*'N>r'  :.b^-'  V     '.���������;",-���������   \Jrf ������-->,.     ���������  BSUED EVERY TUESDAY.  wwription ....... V... .$3 oo a yoar,  m. 38. Hnt)erson. B&itor.  _3T Advertisorswh.0 -want their ad  ������l������nged, should set copy in by  0*.m. day before issue.  The Editor will not bo responsible for the  views, aeutimenta, or any erroraof composition of letter cor-eapoudeat8,  Job Work Strictly C. 0. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  __     ' V       '      ���������   "   . ��������� ry^-gs  The education of children ia the  most important subject that can  occupy the public mind.    It must  be put, like all other   professions,  on a scientific basis, and  not left  to chance.    The business of the  public school is the training of the  miud, the development of its forces  its reasoning faculties, its power of  discrimination.      With the right  sort of teacher, the moral training  will go along with the intellectual.  By the present school system the  effort is made to make the schools  ���������vehicles of certain fadB and reforms  to divert them from their pimple  purpose and turn them into propagandas of schemes which are often very badly digested and illusory.   The already inwded school  curriculum    has   been   interfered  with by text books on phyeiology  ���������wheh are prepared  with  the soJe  idea of tenoning the dangers  oi ai-  ���������cohol.     The.-e   are   not scientific  books; they are not, as a rule, true;  they are exaggerated to an extent  that must react   upon any sane  mind that is forced to feed on them.  A really honest book prepared  by  an expert, is rejected.    The truth  ��������� is-not-soughL.butxather _jjjLn__effect  -to raise in the young mind a sort  of te ior. It is not tempernnc.  tha. i_ laugiit, not sell���������.**������_traint,  but a kind of fanaticism. The pre-  .-cription is that the encrg es of ihe  t -achers are to be bent upon this  task so many hours duiing the  week; that the pupils are to be forced into a study of diseased conditions, to the exclusion of more  wholsome study. Now, as a matter oi fact, the mind is improved  by the Btudy of good, and not of  evil. It is the good we wish to implant, rather than tho knowledge  of evil. We do not question the  motives of those engaged in the  cru.ade against .intoxicants. Before The visible evils of intemperance anything else seems to them  of small account in education.  The effeot upon our schools oan only be disastrous. And ihere is no  end to this usurpn ion of the school  ByBtem-. With ua the majority  rules, and in many distriots there  ia no logical reason why tho labor  reformers Hbould not mako tho  school propaganda*- for thoir theories why anarchism should not  have a chance to s-hoiv that all  forms ofgovomineiHai'Gtyrannical;  and why the school children, in tho  interest of pure livos and modest  behavior, should not bo iiiBlmotod  certain day** in tho week in tho horrors of tlio .social ovil.  COUNCIL  MEETING,  Preaent���������-The Mayor, AIiIh. Bute  Daniels, Wiilard, Grant and Mc-  Fadyen,  In tho absence of Mr Nunns, M  J, b, Hoimoit ac.uU an cleric,    iho  minutes uf previous mooting not  having beon placed in iho hixnth of  tho acting clerk, it wan ilooidod by  vnio tn ih-fi-r tho rei-li-vr nnlil *vvf  meeting.  AccountH���������K!ectri������ Light Coy ,  $14.35. Rofuitod to Finance Committee.  Mr A, Somerville here handed in  a communication from hovm-mI in������  tertfstud people, jinking leave to  rent one of tho city looms  two  nights a week, for a night sthool,  a I'd for the purpose of lectures on  mining. c Proceeding under new  business, this was laid on table.  Moved Aid. Bate, seconded Aid.  Wiilard, that constable Banks ba  instructed to procure 6 dozen coat  hooks for City Hull.   Carried,  Health Officer���������-Moved Aid. Wiilard, seconded Aid. Grant, that Dr.  Gillespie   be  communicated   with  regarding this office. Carried.  Deferred business.  Re application for room.   Moved  Aid. Daniels, as the Council had no  convenient  room,   that  the  Fire  Department be asked to rent their  room; Aid. Bate seconded. Carried,  A delegation from the Fire Department waited on   the Council  and here proffered a request for 250  feet new hose, to enable them to  make up 1000 feet, as under present  conditions the supply was unsuffi-  cient, and insurance agents would  not consent to any reduction of the'  present extremely high  risks on  property in town.   They also pointed out that there was no hydrant in  the Jerusalem end of the town, and  asked that one be placed there, and  that two adjacent ones be shifted  into positions more advantageous.  . Moved Aid. Bate, seconded Aid.  Grant, that these requests be granted.   Carried.  Constable Banks made applica  tion verbally far the'use of the City  Hall on behalf of rho Seventh Day  Adventists, for Saturday services.  It was pioposed, at first to grant  the hall free of charge, for two  months, or at ^reduced rate.for  that time, when objections were  raised to this course on account of  a similar request from the Wcsieru  Federation last'year, being refused.  After much discussion, Aid. Daniels  ln^v^7^^^M"by~AldrMcFa*dyen~  that the Board adjourn, which wats  finally carried.  .,    <    '     {'_���������  _,,,..-.-.-j-., ���������������������������������  Receiving this week at the Cash  Furniture Store a consignment of  Go-Carts, Kitchen Tables, Moes  Mattresses, &c. Second hand furniture taken in exchange for new.  All kinds repaired.  MUNICIPALITY OF  THE CITY OF CUMBERLAND  Notice is hereby given that the Court of  Revision for the Municipality of the City  of Cumberland for hearint- all .complaints  against the Assessment as made by the Assessor of the said Municipality, will bo held  at the City, Hall, Cumberland, on Monday  the Uth day of March next, at 7 30 o'clock  P.M. and so on from day to day until the  complaints shall have been heard provided  that at least ten days notice shall have been  given of such complaints.  Dated at Cumberland the 15th day of  February, A.D* 1904.  L. W, NUNNS,  City Municipal Clerk,  Wires���������contd. from first page.  bo far as. nationB.are concerned.  Koreans feel this is to be a great  battle ground again. Foreigners  in Pekin and Tien Tsiri declare  there will be no destruction as to  nationality in massacres whioh will  be attempted if war agitators once  get the upper hand. Chinese will  again kill foreign devils. Consequently all nations are preparing  for emergencies. There are 2,000  American and European troops at  Tion Tain and 1,500 moro guarding  Legation at Pekin; but in a general  uprising these would havo to look  to their lives. Minister Conger  ihink.n thero will he troublo at tho  slightest provocation.  Vladivontok, Maroh. 7-���������The Jap-  panose fleet is furiously bombarding this place. Ono woman has  beon killed and a number of sailors  injured,  Cho Foo 7th -Thousands of Coolies arc employed ut Port Arthur  and Dalny on ontronchments.  Ovor 100 heavy Boipe guns are  placed at r.ook of Isthmus.  Tion Tsin 7tb���������30 Russian sail-  ors wero caught in an attempt to  escape irom Port Arthur and they  were shot on the samo day.  P-"-(ml, March 7 - Ru??ii\n -nolrllcro  operating in vicinity ol Andz are  committing all manner of exce*-***)*,  maltreating native women.( Robbery on every hand, Korean ho).  diors attacked horiy of invader? on  Friday and Huce-wied in killing 80  Russians, and resulting in the Kim*  tiiins being driven beyond Yalu  River.  Paris, March 5-���������The criminal  branch of \\w cnurt Jo-d������y granted  tne appeal of Alfred Drey/u. for a  revision of his trial.  Provincial Skciustary's Office,  15th February, 1904.  TT IS HONOUR the Lieutenant-Governor  directs the publication of the following official notice published in an Extra of  Thu Canada Gazette, dated 11th February,  1904.  By Command,    \  RICHAttD MoBRIDE,  Provincial Secretary.  _ ��������� -  IT IS EXCELLENCY the Goveraor-Gen-  oral has received a telegram from the.  Right Honourable the Secretary of State  for the Colonies drawing attention to His  Majesty's proclamation of neutrality in the  occasion of the war between< Japan and  Russia, The text of the proclamation has  not yet come to hand. In the meantime  His Excelluncy the Governor-General hereby charges aud commands all subjects of  His Majesty within the Dominion of Canada  to observe strict neutrality in and during  the aforesaid war, and to abstain from violating or contravening either the laws and  statute, of the realm in that behalf, or the  law of nations in relation thereto.  Attention is also directed to the require-  menst ot the Foreign Enlistment Act, and  the rules based thereon. All British sub-  jects are warned against any transgression  of tlie same.  ���������The-following-rulea aro-hereby-declared-  to be in*force forthwith:���������  Rule A.--No'ships of war of either belligerent may lisejthe British water as places  of resort for war-like purposes or equipment, or'may deave British waters until  twenty-four (24) hours after a.ship of either  belligerent, whether a ship of war or merchant ship. v  Rule B.���������Every such sbip of war shall be  required to put to sea within twenty-four  (24) hours after entrance, unless in event of  stress of weather necessary for repairs or  provisions, in whioh case it most leave as  soon as possible, .. and certainly witbia  twenty-four (24) hours of completion of.  repairs,  Rule B is subject to Rulo A, aud time  must be extended accordingly, No supplies  to be allowed beyond provuiona and subsistence for orew neoussary for iinirieriiaie  use, nor coal beyond what oan take the  ship to tho nearest port of its own country.  No ship oan opal in auy British port twice  within three months, No prizes oan bo  brought into British waters,   ���������  By Command,  It. W. 8COTT,  Secretary of State.  i  PiioviNOUb Sbukhtauy's Owes,  Kith PHbiuM>}, 1004.  TJIS HONOR thu LiQUtoiienUJovtinior  diroots the publication of the uml������r>  montioned lurUiur oflioial ooti-o published  in an Extra of Tho Canada Ghetto of tho  15th instant,  By Command,  RICHARD MoDRIDE,  Fi'oviiioiul 8tforatary.  His Exoollonoy tbo Govornor Gonoral has  roqeivml a further ttilugraiu from thu Ktyht  Jl'Hiivurulilu id*.' ,Si������oi'������itiki'V of SLiUm for tlio  Colonies, diii'tuiriis tlmt tho fylluwuiK additional ruluu .bo mklud to lh-iw ulroudy  published touching thooonliiij-of bolllgoiont  vomsjs of war iu British portsi���������  jl.)  Dullufc muwliualii'l, ul   \iur,i',Y,{\ut) uij  oenl iii hn uupylivd to war ahiyn ul uiihui ol  tlio belligerent powers, except ou a writtuu  authorisation of the competent port author,  itios, speoKyiug tho amount of ooal whioh  rrtav lie nnnplinri !  (2,) Before issuing any authorisation for  the ftupply of ooal to any belligerent war  ���������hip t-io port authority ahall obtaiu a written fiuolumtiiiu, duly signed by tho ofHoer  conuiiftuiliug tuoh war ship, of tbo destination to which it is proceeding, and the  amount of ooal already ou hoard.  By Uoutmand,  It, VV. SCOTT,  Secretary of 8tat������.  TENDERS.  Tenders will be received until 6 o'clock'  p.m., Saturday, March 5th, 190*. for the  purchase of *  Alt and singular that certain parcel or tract  of land and premises situated, lying aid  being South-west quarter Section 14 factional aud South Eaut quarter Section 14  fractional, Deumau Island, aud contaiuii g  one hundred and forty-four (144) more or  less.  (The property of tho late John Graham)  The undersigned does not being himself  to accept auy tender.  F. MoB. YOUNG,  Naimimo, B.C.,  Solioitor fur the AdmiuUtrator. ,  Frebruary 9th, 1904.  LAND   NOTICE.  TAKE NOTICE that sixty days after'  date, I intend to mako appliention to the  Chief Commissioners of Lands and Works,  to purchase a small island containing about  Ten (10) awes, and 1>ing about \ mile  north-westerly from Ramsay Island, and  between Ramsay Island and Murohison  Island.  Dated this 5th day af June, 1903.  F. W.HOWAY.  BREEDERS ATTENTION! ������������������  The Dairymans and Live" Stpctc Association have again elected me as their  Secretary, and I have been instructed  'to'arrange.for. a shipment of Breeding  Stock, from the Eastern Provinces, and  I am now prepared to quote ytiu prices  arid give such other information that will  ensure getting good serviceable stock  at reasonable prices.'.''' "  It will be hiy earnest endeayour lo  give the same satisfaction to the Patrons  of the Association in the future, as I have  in the past two years. Any person wanting Stock out with thi. shipment, who has already purchased, can  do so by applying forspace, on or before  the First day of April next.  Address all .communications'to L. W.  Paisley, Sec-Treas. of the Dairymans  and Live Stock Association, Chilliwack  B.C.  ��������� ~-7t-f23-  Are Your  Hands Tied?  Does lack of education  prevent you from advancing, and obtaining,a higher  salary? Thousands have  already doubled or largely  increased their salaries by  following our plan. We can  help you qualify at home,  in spare time, and at small  expense, for any of the following positions: ,.���������  Mechanical, metrical, Steam, CM, or  Mining Engineer; Draftsman; Architect; Bookkeeper; Stenographer; Show-Card Writer;  Window Dressor; or Ad Writer.  Wrlte TOD AT, stating which pool*  tion Interests yon, to  Correspondence   Schools  Box 799, SCBANT0N. Mk.  OB CALL OB OCB LOCAL B_PR___N-i.TIV_l   '  ���������r*"  When C  idr-iin *k: -o- -���������bber  ken  ������������  arm  JD^lXJSri������ : BEER  THE BEER WHICH WILL BEST WARM YOU  THE BEER WHICH IS THE COOLEST  Is made by tha     gjXT  UNION BREWING CO., Ltd.  DUNSMUIR STREET P. 0. Drawer   40  Phone  27j  ...CITY MEAT MARKET....  ������������������.  i.    TO THE PUBLIC, f . ""*"  Wo have opened a Fish and Moat Market and koop only tho  Best of Meats in Stook,      We oan supply Boef "by the '  Quarter at      c, and wo desire all Boarding House*1 aud  Hotels  as  well  as  private  houses   to  (inquire our prices.  DUNSMUIR AVE.,  Cumberland.  McKAY BROS.  FOR  BALE.  11  MM'***  160 Ac, Crnwn firant Lanfl  '   On VALDEZ ISLAND.  _���������  100 ncreB in GrnaH PHOturc, about  10 ooi''H in Meitdow,  HoUBe,  Burn, Stable,  and othor  OutllOUBOB.  eOPRUIT TRUES in   BEARING  Woll wittered by a crook ; 2 milon  from Whnrf, having eemi-wookly  etutitviBr   ciiIIh   from   Vancouver,  15  HliA,D"lio"OD"������i'OOK,  ifeo"!^  -A.   .BAiRGhAXN*  Apply thii. Urviujs,  NOTIOE,  TIXHiXr  D0LLAE3 2SEWAHD  Will be paid for information that will load  to the onnviotion of any person guilty of  throwing rooks or other missels ngninut my  oahin in Courtenay,  JOHN JOHNSTON.  You can got Pit BontP, Ovomlle,  Pit Gapi, <&c, at rook bottom priced  at tho Cornor Storo.  THE    CASH  STOR.E1  Now   Open   fob   Business.  =======:^?'1.":'^.      .*-:���������   ' "isssi  A FULL LINE  OP TCARTERN AND B.O.  PUUNITURH,  MATTRRSHES of all kinds,  LINOLICUMS,  OILCLOTHS,  CHINA MATTING,  COTS, CRADLED  BUGGIES and GO-CARTS.  AU klnde of Furniture  Repaired.  Second-hand Furniture Bought  ,,,,,,and Sold,,,,,,  A. Nickerson,  DuKsm/m Avu,,  COHSIRUJIDf

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