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Array TENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C.   TUESDAY,  MARCH  n^������  .MiiCM?  ANOTHER Russian W^jl^iiagoh^down  and with it some 6f our Prices. . . .  Here are a few lines until farther notice for Cash :  CROCKERY & GLASSWARE,  BOOTS AND SHOES,  GENTS WINTER UNDERWEAR.  20 Per Cent. Discount.  I:  N  ALSO THE BALANCE Of* OUR   ,  LADIES' JACKETS at COST.  CPRING, will soon be with us and we would draw your attention  **"' to the i olio wing lines of whioh we are carrying a large aud complete assortment, namely:��������� , ��������� _  CARPETS,, LINOLEUMS & MATTINGS, WALL PAPER,  GARDEN TOOLS. gtT   NEW SEEDS, &c, &c.  \yi patronizing our GROCERY DEPARTMENT your health as wel*  as your purse is studied aa we carry nothing but the  'I  H  Local and Personal  -   Wedding bells soon.  Mr E. Priest is back from Nan  ainio.  Choicest Goods.  1^* Right Prices.  A CAR OF FEED -1UST ARRIVED.  THE BIG STORE,  SIMON LEISER.  *  Nicholles & Reriouf, Ld.  61 YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B. C.  Just received large shipment of  ~rU~  *?������.  IKOIsr   jSlGKEI  CULTIV-ATORS,  SEfcD DRILLS,   WHEEL HOES, Eic...  V������RV LATEST JMPBOV������MBNT8. ���������  1-19 "'  Call and see them or Write'for catalogues and prices.  Telephone 8S. Sole Age-ate for B.O. P.O. Drawer. 668  $���������������������������������  ���������   Did you ever stop to think  ������'W������iler������  STANDS FOR ALL THAT IS  OOOD AND RELIABLE IN THE  Furniture : Trade.  *C OR OVER 40 YEARS in tbe one line of business  *��������� of Furnishing Homos, aud oar continual growth  proves our methods of conducting this buiiuess are  oorreot.  LARGE ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE  Mailod Free. ,.      Writs for it at once.  WEILER BROS,,     Victoria, B.C.  COMPLETE FURNI3HER8.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  NOTICE.  -Choicest Meats  Supplied at Lowest Market Prioe,  Vegetables  A Great Variety will always le  i   in stook i  alio a supply of  Fresh Fish  will be on Mali* ovtry Wednesday  Your patronage is ovdiully invited, aud  allordvrs wiih bo promptly ileliwod.  J, McPhee-i Son  FROVklBTORS.  I beg to inform the publio that  on nnd after January 1st, 1004, my  business will be strictly cash, by to  doing I can give nay Patrous better  satisfaction,  T. H. CAREY, Tuixm.  WANTED, Assistant Tencher in  Oumborland Sohool, salary $50 per  mbnth,--Apply to Taps. H. Cahey,  seoretary.  Mr and. Mrs, Frank Dalby were  made happy by the arrival of a  baby girl-on Saturday.  -  Mr J, T. Lidstone of Vietoria has  been appointed, manager of the S.  ', Leiser Co. Cumberland.  Mrs Wall of Nanaimo, a shite r of  Mrs Wateon Mounce, is visiting  her brother-in-law, Mr Harrison  Teacher's Institute evening .-session on Friday evening at the pity.  Hall. Visitors are invited to be  present.    ,       i  _  Mr Inkster wtis brought in from  Nn, 4 Saturday with a broken leg  having been otrUck by a piece of  coal from a-shoii  , Mr W. Robb 61 Comox is a patient at the N$nj*ipo Hospital  undergoing treatment for a bad  cape of sciatica.  . The Nob Hill .CJotmcil welcomed  ;blick   last   Ihursda-y,   Alderman  BemifeBfcey who  returned from a  lotlg stay in Ladysmith  A<iS8 E. Bate Bas been appointed  to llie portion ui^the Public School  ptaff which wi.l be vacated by Miss  Peacieywho intehds to return to  Regina, j1.      ���������  . -     '���������    ��������� y  Mr and Mrs-L, W. Nunns returned last Thuijiday, from Seattle.  Mr F. Nunus wtfjj improving when  his brother and 'firs'Nunns left, for  home.     ,.���������'*'  ^~MlET13arIyI?~o|; Vancouver ^who  Ms been:visiting friends in town  , aiid was a guea^fyMraud Mrs Chas  Whyte fori tlSipiBt* few weeks, re-  Whftjrfme Friday,  Mr H. jfefbits Jetuu^Thuri--  day from Nanaimo with Mrs Potts'  ahp'family. Xhey are at present'  living -in, Mir Utquhart's hout-e  at Courtenay, Mr Potts coming up  to Cumberland to carry on his  business. . ,  The social giverf by (he ladies of  Grace Methodist bhurch last wet k  was largely attended. Addresses  were given by Revcrls Misener and  White, after whiqh refreshments  were Berved.  Honest Value for every dollar is  what you get at the Comer Store.  The gentleman who received tlie  doll as a valentine, has patiently  awaited the lady's offer to care for  the little dear, As she has not  yet made any advances, he is now  willing to enter into correspondence  (without prejudice and with reserve) as to the future.  Mr F. D. Little arrive-/Saturday  per "Thistle," accompanied by  Messrs Moore and Cody, two Seattle) gentlemen, who, the next day.  in company with Mr Little ami  Monnger Matthews, visited the  various works of tlie Colliery Company, leaving at 5 p.m. to catch  the Thistle returning south.  Mall Meeting.���������The delegates appointed by the Farmers Institute,  .Messrs A. Urquhaty J. S, Harvey,  and J. Comb, mot the committee  here last Thursday, land the result  of the conference was that Mayor  Short has been deputed to write to  R. Smith, M.P., and ask for threo  mails each week,; Overland, or  part overland, and'part by water,  COUNCIL   MEETING  SEED   OATS  We nre making Oats our special line,  We also have Seed Wheat,  Peas. Barley, and till Grans Sm\a,    See our quality aud prices.  '������&mWmmJma AmmjA -rf w-#f ^mm^mW **-*! m0**w\  The Sylvester Feed Co., Tei. 413  BTOa YATE8 STREET. Victoria.  HOSPITAL   MEETING.  The Board met at Mr Abram's  office at 7.80 p.m. Saturday. Pre-,  sent���������Prosident Abrams, Messrs J.  L. Roe, Geo, Stovensf| Dr Gillespie,  and W. B. Anderson directors, and  secretary Hall.,  Minutes read and adopted.  Accounts ��������� Eleotrio Liurht Co.,  17.10; S, J. Piercy. milk, $5; Mo-  Pheo & Son, butter, $8.05; Waller &  Pamidge, groceries, $87..r>0; Water,  $2.25; Laundry, $3; Salaries, $105;  A H. Peacey, $0.60; McKay Bros.,  meat, $25.30; T, Edward*, repairs  Present���������The Mayor, Aids. B������tfe  Daniels, Wiilard, and McFadyen.  B.ardsat as a Court of Revision  and heard an appeal from Mr T.  Bickle'against valuation of house  and lot formerly belonging to Mr  Pulleh. Appellant stated that he  understood that Mr Nunns had  raised the valuation from $700 to  $900 at Mr Pullen's desire, so as to  enable that gentleman to sell his  ptoperty.  Mr Nunns read from.minutes of  meeting held two years ago show-  iug that valuation, had been raised  wiih other properties by the Board.  Moved Bate, seconded Daniels,  that assessment stand.   Carried.  W. W. Wiilard appealed for P.  Stewart on the " Wilson Cubing."  Assessment lowered from $1200 to  $1000, Aid. Daniels dissenting, and  giving notice of appeal on his own  property which, however, he afterwards withdrew.  Minutes of last two meetings  were then read and adopted.  Communications���������From Provincial Secretary informing council of  the appointments of Messrs Bate  and Peacey as Licence Commissioners and of Messrs Stevtns and Daniels as Pofice Commissioners.  From Jnmes Reid acknowledging  Clerk's letter notifying him of hia  appointment as Licence Commissioner and -desiring *o kr.ow . the  reason ior the changi*. From Di*.  Gil e-pij t t ng that his service* as  iHeaith^Offioer=for=1904^could-be-  ,procured for the stipend of $125.00  ,' An advertising i-cheme from an  Eastern Newspaper, whi-h t-hould  properly httye be'eh put in the s;ose  in.-tead ������f ''on the Council Board,  ni xt took up a long half hour to  read, and was finally hoisted until  next meeting, the other corrrspon-  dence being laid on the talle.  Accounts���������C. H. Tarbell, $16.65;  T. E. Banks, $4.55; Union Lodge  I. O. F., $10.d0; Segrave and Grant  $11.50; Pos^e, $1.50. Referred to  Finance Committee. ;  Reports���������Committee reported  that the Fire Hall was unobtainable for the purposes of ,a night  school. Ulerk was instructed to  iaiorm the delegation of the fact  and that the only available room  in theJCity property was the Hull  at the regular fee of $2.50 per night.  Mayor Short informed the meet ���������  ing that he hud been asked for the  ���������Hall for a Teachers' Convention  next Friday. Granted. Aid Bale  wanted a Fire Inspector appointed.  Laid over for one month. Health  Officer.���������Laid over to next meeting  Aid Daniels here withdrew owing  to other duties. Jas. Reid's communication, Clerk was instructed  to write to the Provincial Seoretary  and demand the reasons for the  change. Canadian Bunk of Commerce wrote stating that they  could not open a branch in Cum'  berland. Filed. Clerk instructed  to write to Bank of Halifax, asking  them to establish. Council adjourned,        _____  wzzzp iiln-UllL I  CASH STORE.  SPRING STOCK  -or���������  HOUSE, BARN & ROOF PAINTS  C TAINS, Varnishei-, Paint Oil, Red and  *^ White Lead, Ochres, Enamels, Silver  Frosting- and Alabasttne have arrived.  TRY OUR;  pUTY CRBAM or EVERBRIGHT tor  Polibhing Silvan, Nickel, and Brar***,  SPECIAL   PRICES  For Mixed Paints in Quantities  T.EBATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE.,        OumbsrUaA  to hospital, $79.65. Referred to  Finance Committee, except Mr  Edward's, which was left over to  n.-kt meeting.  Matron's report showed 265 daye  attendance for February���������127 for  Whites, 138 Asiatic.   White pati- .  ents, 6; Afciatic, 6,  Matron also reported that Miss  McOuat, was entitled to a raise of  (-alary, and upon motion, the sal-  ary_Kas_rai8ed-$5-per-mpnthj--  A gift of preserved fruit from  Mrs Piket, and Mr Len Piket, watf  gratefully acknowledged.  Meeting adjourned.  A DUCK STORY.  Near the last of the season, two  ardent sportsmen of the town started off in the plumb centre of about  as bad a night as ever was. among  the bad ones we have been getting,  to drive to Fanny Bay,, 20' miles  away, for the next day'* shiboting.  Arriving there, they shivered under  a tree for the balance of the night,  and at dawn began 'their'sport.  They were shortly after accosted by  a gamekeeper, who informed, them  that the shooting had been leased  by n certain Revd. sporting gentleman of the vicinity, but that on  payment of $150 they might, proceed to shoot up the atmosphere.  The fee was paid, and the sportsmen In due time became possessed  of sundry and various ducks. Becoming hungry, they repaired to  their grub sack for breakfait,leaving the birds anchored out as decoys, which, when viewed after their  return, presented a dismul picture  of scatturod feathers nnd disjointed  bones, owing to the atiaoks of certain omws, who had evidently  looked on the spread us being mad*  for their pptoial benefit. Late, Is te  tbat night, the weary, wator soaked  profanity exuding pair of hunters  completed their 20 mile return  drivo to Cumberland���������-one duck  a-piece.  Thc ceremony qf induoting Rev.  Mr Elmhurst with the service of  St. George's Prosbytorian Church  luuk plttce on Thumlay evening  last, in tho presence of a largo congregation, The services were con-  dt oted by Rovd's Menzios, Miller,  Taylor nnd MoKenney. Rev, Mr  Misonur of Grace Methodist Church  wu*] al.-iO present. After the conclusion of the ceremony refreshments were served in tho basement*  ������������������'Hvi  fl ' m :/ ��������� '���������?:'���������*-  1  *-���������  *���������������������������  -*f  . ** V"  A LOST WIFE  -*t  A  NOVEL.  ������ ������ ������ :  ;  BY MRS. H. LOVETT CAMERON,  Author of *'Worth Winning," Etc.  Vr*  '_--r _������������������*"_* **A"a>*'i->-'_->-'--���������''I-'_ *lr'-a 'V_,'*'-'._*v'r'A'-_*v.'i-**'-'->y-./-_A,V'--vi  ���������P^*F.^V^V^*a,^V"KV^^-fCV^^Ti.V^/T~^.~^V^^JW~^  "My dear girl, does she .expect: rae  **o'hia.ke lovo to hor? It will give  ana a great deal of trouble. You  ttiow very well how I always avoid  young ladies, bread-and-butter is my  ���������detestation," was tho careless reply,  -with -a soupcon of that drawl which  I had. perhaps unjustly h-arnt to as-  tsociate with the general tone and  'maimer of. her Majesty's cavalry ol-  -ficers.  I ������tei*7 back into my room in a* perfect tempest of rage and indigna:  tion. A 'sudden determination possessed me. Like a mad creature I  fell clown on my knees before "my  "���������wardrobe,; violently pulling out one  ������������������drawer' after the other, until I last  *! found the something I was looking  Tor. then 1 .stood up before thp'long  jglass and began arraying myself in  ������������������Et; '���������''-.. ...  It* was a cape of the very richest  Spanish point lace, which had be-  ������omjed to - my...mother���������tho only val-  ���������ustble thing'I possessed. I had nov-  ������?r -worn it; in fact, I had ' pnly  (brought it to SeaelifT with ifie:'Vi't'h  ������ttw view of inducing Bella to take  'tt to London to sell for me, in order -to provide myself"with'some indispensable necessaries of life; It-was  '-Tar too rich and handsome for a  ���������girl. I wrapped it round*���������my slight  ���������'Sgapffl' with trembling hands, and I  **was conscious as T surveyed my im-  **ge in tho glass, that not, all" the'  vsratt-se** drosses and blue ribbons in the  ���������world could  make me  look half    so  ** well. as 'that old lace 'scarf drawn'  fr-iastily over my shabby -black silk,  ���������"With the brilliant burning color in,  '-j-jy ������ho-ok-s which no maiden modes.-'  ���������*������y\ tm, shy vanity, had' .called .forth;"  Vbut simply, a .blin.il, raging anger.  ~"I-l<i shall see  if    T "am a 'bread-  ��������� .Tana-Suiter'-'-, girl!'''   I/muttered   fur-  sously.    "T will.make him admire me  ������������������;desperately,    and    then  I will   snub  _^ilttiJ__jQivJiQw;j_\v^^  ���������������xJK-et'-hlm to-'make love, to  me; in-  ���������de<Klt    1 should like lo see him dare!  .**)b.  how glad I am that I am   en-:  ���������^rag^d to Mr.  Curtisf" ���������    '  Thn dinner-bi'll  rang; and I sallied-  forth erect  and  proud,  with  tlie air  c? a Marie Antoinette on her.-way to  the scaffold. '������������������  ��������� . ., - '..CHAPTER TI. ���������-���������   ,  "���������"���������"Miss  Clifford���������Captain Thistleby,"  'etvys Bella,.! as. I enter, .".and hero ia  dinner at the same time."  'I bowed stitliy,    I was conscious of  'orj-sis brown hair, a tall figure,    and  -.������'in*:'.flash   of a. wonderful'   pair    of  r-r������jjw?i oyes that met mine .for an in-  W'.>iatV.' also  of. a   comical uplifting  ������".t'Jf Mrs. Bella's eyebrows as she sur-  v&tgvxl iny'   striking   and    somewhat  Igjratesqui.- costume.  ���������"Now, hoiv shall'wo manage,"   do-  , Vwbcd our hostess.    "Two lad ion    to  ' -raws tfentlomun.    I"think,    Freda,   .as  jjrwa j.Vt'i* the young lady of the   par-.  ������������������tiV, that Stark 'ought to tako you."  -X. drew back coldly.  J<Oli., dear no! as I am engagod to  vCw-flikuried, ,1 cuntiot bo looked upon  ������������������������_* -a. young lady' any longer."V This  E ottered with the most chilling,cold-  ���������������[it.ain Thistleby immediately, of*.  tfer-ed his arm to Bella with   por foe t.  'trreiM-tiJlJiy, and J followed    in    the  'mar, feeling, it   must"bo confessed,  'womowliat small,  As soon as we were, fajrlj-;latinch-  wti into the middle of 'sort'p. that  ���������dittodlfiil Holla began her .--por'si-cu*.  "tiot)*-. '   "  "lily dnrllng child, Whiiit. a ,; lovely  lore tlchii! Wlici-i- flid:;y,i).u' gp't;; "it,  unit liow is it 1 have ni-v-Jr' soon .it  ln*fsir������? As I live, it's tho best hit of  ''SlKiniflh I' havo over soon! Mark, yoii  ���������jaw. a. connoisHeitr in laco, do loolrat  iSSUm Clifford's Heart." *       ,'  Ttmn adjured, Captain-Thistleby  'vwuujtosjvfed to turn his oj'oi-r towards  **jh, nivl gn'/od llxedly, not nt mo,  <vJL my shoulder, ilui'ing which iuspoc-  *:i*\\i ������ became gradually of, a ilnq*  .Imp peony color. ������������������:  "*t(,'������la very gnod   HpecimiMi,"    ho  ctiV.d, whon    lio luul ('unshod   **itni'(ng  ������.*.% it.-, and turning round    ugaln   to  JMlii, without ;-ii) much un a   ghinco  ���������at. tny face, by which slight    I     felt  '���������������������������wonifortiibly  pn'iii-il      "It  n'iniiids  '������������'��������� i'������ry iiuiiii nf lluil bit. we bought  ������*><   Home, lii'lhi, in ihui liii'l.v    littlo  KUv������*-t. behind the  \'lu Ihilmiiii,      Do  $tvii ri'jnentber    how cngei' you   wui'o  v.*** rrivi* the old  winniui her   hnnrlriwi  miwI t'fiy frnnc.s, iimi liow I ke\n iu-  s ..v{ uiu .ng ,mhi, uuu ftiioiiLiiig    in ner  *:-.*.".vv>ii,Y-*fiVi', ni't a sou more'.'"  *"V<" and how * uu dvagg-'d tn,.  v.v-1. of (hn Nhop almost in ti-urs nt  C.-v il ,  Iv-iiiiHi' ymi  wonl<ln'i   I'l   in" I "  , .       ,   .....   .,   -.    ...    a..,     .. i.....i.  fiCVAO.   fUllllillg   Ullt.   III'!"!'   IIS      whili   We  "Kir.;' half way d'i\vii tii" i-t.i'i>"t, i'i',v-  tUi,-. 'J'i'"iiilel" lo, hlgiiiii'u,' nml (lung  if.I at my lii'iiil wi'iippntl in a dii'iy  -it-il  of idil nnwNpnpi'i',"  "Ah!  but that   wns nnlli'mg to the  .-;���������'(   ui   V.'i.-i.;.,     .'.I     :!.'-  iitfi" gi'������������ci>r'M simp, wli"i'"    wo    hud  out what we really had our eye on.  I thought you would never lead up  to tho subject."  "Didn't I get you tho whole lot  for five francs, you ungrateful woman?"  "Think Freda!" turning to me.  "five francs! It cost me ������3 to have  it mended in London, and it is the  handsomest ' lace flounce I possess!  Did you go to the old curiosity shop  at Lyons, Mark, last time you came  through'.'"  "No; I had not timo. Do you remember, Bella, the first time we  went there,, and how angry poor old  ���������Tom was with vts for -wasting our  money on that 'trashy tin plate' as  he called mv beautiful Limoges .enamel?"   ���������  And so on, and so on] through half  a dozen more., reminiscences of their  foreign travels together. . '"  I began to feel very much out .of  jt.. -Decidedly I had-wasted my. Spanish lace, and my indignation together "upon this 'utterly impassive man,  Who -simply.' appeared to ignore ��������� my  existence.  I yawned and began looking about  .at-the pictures "on the walls, with all  of which I was perfectly familiar, in  a futile attempt to. create an independent line of amusement for myself.  T began to think I need not have  announced my engaged position with  so much precipitation. Captain'Thistleby did not seem inclined to' '.pay  me even tlio ordinaiy civilities of-society, rcrhaps, I mused, he ':. does  not care for tall girls, with reddish  hair and gray eyes. Perhaps he prefers piquante little blondes, like Bella,-with-pink cheeks and round blue  baby eyos. Perhaps���������and hero he  looks up. and catches .nxc .staring, at  h'ini, .(Which'-sends myVpwn eyes'' back  to my- apricot jelly and r/the...'color  hotly up into 'iny- tell-tale /cheeks.   ,-���������  A-fter-^*imTCrnlr-"is-m"uxrh~-tt-e'^ame"  I doubted it; but by a strong effort of self-control refrained from  saying so, and we bade each other  good-night.  The next morning, on coming dowm  rather later that usual, I was surprised to find Bella arrayed in her  bonnet" and cloak, with her gloves,  and, traveling-bag on the table he*  side her,, eating toast and poached  eggs with breathless haste, ." whilst  Captain Thistleby was pouring oui  her tea, and otherwise waiting upon  ���������her.VVV'.-- '  "Why, Bella!" I exclaimed.  "Oh, my darling,child! What will  you say to me? IV am obliged to go  up to town for tlio day���������your lost  day,;,too!   I am so dreadfully sorry.'  For- one minute I was almost inclined to accuse her of inventing this  scheme on purpose to leave me alone,  with her brothor-ih-law;' but her  pretty faco was full of concern as she  held out a letter for me to read. It  was from her lawyer. I glanced  hurriedly through it, without much  understanding it; but this much I did  see, that there was some solicitor  who was to bo met by he in town  and some paper which she must sign,  after having conferred with him, in  order to effect, a pending sale of  some of her property, of which I  had heard her speak. There was  evidently no foul play about it.  "Make haste, Bella, or wo shall bs  too late," said Captain Thistleby;  and at his words I perceived, . with  a gasp,:of.relief', that.'he was going  up with lier. Indeed,' when I came  to' think' of   it,what else should   he  do? . '.;,.-  "I am so, distressed, Freda, dear!  Your very last day and all! "What  wilLiyqu-do; to amuse yourself?'11  "Oh,* I. shall, do very well. I have  iny sketch of the boat-house to finish;, I shall go and do that after  breakfast; it's a lovely day, I shall  not be at- all dull. Don't make  yourself unhappy about ine, dear."  "Hero is the lly ��������� come along!"  cried  Captain Thistleby.  Bella hugged me as if she were going to South America,: jumped into  the fly, followed by her brother-in-  law, and they drove off.  Left to my own devices, I leisurely  finished..my breakfast, and then, taking my shady straw hat and my  drawing materials, I sauntered  down through the garden on to the  beach.  ���������There was a flight of stone steps  from the terrace leading to the  shore, and-in, the triangular bit of  shadow/which they cast upon the  beach I "installed myself with . my  back against' the garden' wall  Prussian railway cars have only  about three-tenths the carrying capacity of those used in the United  States.   ,  Hot weather is no more dangerous  to fat people than to,lean.  '  A hundred years ago .the average  chest Kieusurement of men, as recorded in tailors'- books was 36-in^.now  it. is 3S in. .,  Don't consider eVerythfoR.- impossi*-  ble that you are unable to'perforan.  ���������r.ri--mm  ARE YOU INVITING  PNEUMONIA?  Vou Need only to Neglect Coughs and Colds.  The Great Safeguard Is  DR. CHASE'S ������r UNSEED AND TURPENTINE.  I-:*'.-*-*-},  thing,, I go to the piano at" Bella's  desire, and she^further requests her  brother-in-law ^ come and turn . niy  music over.   V" ''  Ho'-excuses himself. . ,*'  "I am very stupid ..at that soiittif  , wptjk," he sa,ys, without a sig^i o*f  rising from the comfortable armchair in which he has ensconced him-  ���������feelf,'���������'���������'I should be sure to 'make a  mess of it. I think Miss- Clifford  would rather bo without me.,",  ��������� T think so too; but as it would not  be; civil to say so, I merely l'oiiuirk  that I never require anybody to turn.*  over the pages of,my music, .'-..-j ���������',-''  "What will you sing, Freda?" ask-;-  ed Bella. "What sort of songs do  you like, .'"Mm-k?"   ' ,   ' .  "J* don't thjnk. songs'are'much in  my line,," answers this extremely disagreeable* man,-'."'You know I was  never eontimeiital, and I- don't un-  dprstand music. Young ladies' songs  ���������engaged young ladies' songs���������are.  all vory.s^oot���������ro.ses; Cupids, triiq-  1 over's knots, etc.���������we thuy not,  Miss'Clifford?"  ".Not all," T answered, 'fooling vic-  fous; and . straightway IV,sat ' down  and .boBan to sing that ; woll-know.n  quaint old English ditty:       ',',..���������;  ���������   ''Once I lovod a'matdpij.-falr,  V VBiit,she,-did docoiv^'mo, '  T, put into It, all ..tins' vlgo.i'.of which  I was eapabli),' aiid tho bit-tut* animi's*,;  ityhjch, I t'biicontrrttod jnt'd'" tho'  last  lino of tho song surprji.sud    ovon myself, ���������.,'���������:   ���������    " ��������� ��������� .1 .        , ,  ' .."Nqw-'I d<i abhor thoe." ,   '  1 sniig alnio*-t murderously. '  I wai*,'fJtir'prlsDJl to    hoar, a  laugh boliind ni", und to   (Ind  ',Captain .Thistloby was -standing  ;tho piain),'  "I hiwo not done you justlco. You  evidently iirulofHtund the passion of  hrtttvd'petfoctly, Mins CUttot'd," ho  said with a mocking bow.  1 folt inysiolf prupoi'ly suubbo'd, and  ' look'rei'iigi* bi'hlml my novel, leaving  to   Bella the solo oiitortulmiiont. . of  her giiowt, lov tho rest of tlio    ov'on-  ,ing.  "-So you did beautify youi'Hi,lf,  ''Miss Freda," said Bulla, as wo'stuod,  Jlal eandl.'siirU in hand, ut our bock  room do.hn. "I could hurdly ��������� I10IM"  iny tongue, I wan so uina/.ed wln^v  you came in. I Hourly told ?-"|rti-K  about tlio bl'i.' gau/.ii th"ii and Ulorj������,  only I wits so ul'ruid of your ',,an-  fa".n'."  "I am very ������lud you did not,"  ' X ou sumto. yuui'heii look o.M ivifioly  I.U,', , I ,1 l ,,.(������,,    I   i 1.11,1 ,  "1 nKHUi'ti ymi I luul not iho l.-u.-it.  wish; that in to nay, 1 put it on  wltli quito another motive--for quiie  a different )'"ason  from    what    ymi  confusedly.  "Oh, 1 duivs-uy! Well, how do ymi  lik" him'-"  "Who���������I'liptiiin TliiJ-tV'by" Not at  nil."  like- hi mi!"  ���������I'*'   '!������������������ il  Like othor people, you dread the  thought ot pneumonia, consumption,  or any form of lung trouble.  Did you ovef* wait to,'think that if  colds were not neglected there would-  be no consumption or pneumonia ?  , These ailments start with colds,  and any cough or cold can be cured  by,tlie. timely use of Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and TurpbritineVV"  "Oh. it will wear away," you isay,  and in the meantime the cold is fastening itself on your sj'stom, and  gi-adually creeping down the bronchial tubes towards the lungs.  This word of warning may be of  priceless value to you if you heed it.  ������������������ Dr, Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine has won tho good-will of  many thousands because of its won-"  derful  promptness   iii  curinff  serious  colds and lung troubles.  Mr.  John    Clark/coachman,  Port  Hope, Ont., states :���������  "Last winter I was- so bad with a  cold tnat I could not speak above ���������' a  whisper, and had great pains in the1  chest. At last I feared it would, develop into consumption. A friend ad-  Vised me to use Dr. Chase's Syrup'Of  Linseed and Turpentine, and one bottle cured my* cold, which 1 believe  would have pro veer very serious if "I  had not used this medicine."  ��������� ���������'Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine is sold by all dealers at  the advertised price, 25 cents a'bottle  (family size three times as much), 60  cents. Edmaiison, Bates & Co., Toronto. To protect you against imitations, the portrait and signature 'of  Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous receipt  book author, are on every bottle. ���������  A dredger is about to bo launched  from- a German yard which will be  capable of raising 5,000 tons of mud  per hour. After it has been at work  the bottom is.left as level a������ a road.  low  that  by  'ot  Cl'l.'ll  Bella,  .,���������    1  !;";':!'.  nt  t':;t,  ,<  .;> .'i  111   ti;.���������  C-MTl-T Ol   I III)  U .lli'ilU'.  *4Yt*o, nnd you would nwk for enn-  ���������A'.en, nnd coheo, uml tobacco, nnd  CvMVen known how m'iny other hiu'11-  &.Qg horror;-, for four tliov bhould i'**<i  ino.  "I   M*,inl.     l-.iiii-v  v. ,,r,   I   t IdiiSj.   m    i  h:tu> not     K|i(i,'..>n  V. ,,: >! ,   In   llijlt,    I    ' v:l  v.i:   thut   i.-.  '���������"<���������  -It,      f  Ilill,    uii.  above  f!    "  ,*\h,   w-M,  ��������� \ (���������!*  1 r  a  ,1V     I  lloYol)  VV. like l.im b.-'ttv;- to mMiiov,.  An olcl bbat-house lower down  formed-the; principal object of my  sketch; .behind were'- red cliffs, and  long lines "of white sands and- dark  rocks-stt'etoh-ing out to the blue sea  beyond,-.Jl-he 'picture, if somewhat  tami*!, w5ijjSi.noy,erthelosg,. .a., wel!l-ar-  'ranged bit of 'Eiigiish' coast scenery)  and afforded full scope for an artist's; fancy .*,    ; -.,-  - To-day*i������ lint its best. The , distance is all Hazy gold, the sky is  flofckod with soft white -clouds, tho*  sea Is gently ruffled into a .hundred  variod lights-ail'd shades^1, and the  bdat-hpuso stands but'.jn: richest sep-  -ia against the dolicate. tints of; the  'backffi'ound.    .''.:   -'".'���������������������������.*'  It was, deliciously peaceful and  qviiot; .* and I; began to' enjq$, ; myKelf  oxccedingly.. )'Tho only'���������'Sounds;' that  broko the. silonco.1 wero .-thoy.monotonous swish of. the littlo w"aVes.,.upefn*  tho sHord' dnv(i tlio occasional * cry; of  a seabirdj,sailing by op big White  wing's. ,; ���������'���������, .,.., ,j ,-. :-" . , .:,...j,V- .  ; I had booh "working'.steadily at iny  skotch. for ,aboiit..,������,twoiity minutes,  when. I was suddenly startled by  somo'.\6'no 'coming dovf,x\ ,tho stops ���������be-  hjii'a���������mo;;,;'i ?,w;!:: ���������;������������������ |(5 j'*"  ... .^ ���������;���������:'!.:.  It Was' Captain. Thistloby.'"  >. 'HVo.ll>' r.hiiva''seoh' Delia ofT.'*. ihe  Bald,',' ohfjoi-ily: "aUchva sliavo'^t y?as!  'I.1 thougtit.'irtii* would havo������ inlssod tho  trainr-'it Was vuctually.moving���������-she  had, no, timo tp tako;hpr���������>ticket."  :; " Du't ,1 'ti'iought ..you we're '������������������'��������� going  tool". I oxcltilmed, wlth,; .I::t(fa,r/ i a  very uncompllnwntary, dismay',in,my  voice and faco.;      :'..v.w'' ��������� .'  , "What, up to London, ������in ,"|A.-af*������;u������t  with such a day, as. thi js 'at Soacliff?  No, thank you, naf Ll,! But I am  Horry to disappoint you, Miss, PUf-  foi'd," ho ad-Jii-id,'.looking'yery touch  aiiiusod. * ���������, ,', ,.;.���������, - ,'      v',1'/''  T. mutUmid .somo unlntiilllgiblo, .dlo-  cl'ifm-;r,"-anc|...'wtf*it"0ti, with iny'  skotch.'        ...      ,;��������� ������������������,-*���������'���������   :.'������������������''���������  "Do you mind my .finishing my*,.cigar Illlt'O?" . '���������'.''���������  "Oh, hot ,itt all," with olabocato  politoiii'ss. "1 nm quito used to  amoKo," '���������'-���������- '  "What, doe-* tho Idol of your  drodiiis iiu'lulgii In tobacco?"  "\VI10?" 1 oxclalmoir,' bewijdored.  "What do you ini'itii?"  "Why, you', did not. toll me hl������  name. The gent Ionian to whom you  atv engaged 10 bo mai'i'iod,"  A vlHion of Ce'it'g" Curtis���������ntout,  nilddle-dgi-d gi'iiy-whlskered ���������- KnulT-  hox, ffolil-riiiiiuod spoctucloa, and nil  floi--li..il   -Ii<-"<*.*'<���������'   v*."  !',1,''*"'t''"   oye,    (>.*i,(|  the Idea of his holnfr called the "Idol  of my dream"" was so intensoly comic thnt 1 burst out laughing,  *'Cloud lnHiAoiiH, how liHiicrous!" I  cried, "Mr, Curtis Is hia mvruo,  an.I if you hud mi***u him������������������ Hut I  t-wu-u 1. 1 milking 01 mm, 1 wait think-  Iiik of my fathi'i'."  "'Hi!'' and my companion' puflud  awny at hi������ cigar in niJenco.  lio had tin-own himself on his bnck  on tin.' beach beside i.i", but a llttlo  low.r down, t-o that 1 could not  !-" ius mi'ii; ins ui'uih wi'i'o thrown  up under bin lumd, und ln< had tlltod  hi* be! un'i hi������ iiiiho, lu .slutdo his  j eyes, lie hoeiurU to mo to havo  every intent im, of going to sleep. I  devoutly -hoped he would  (To bo Continued "i  SICKLY BABIES, "-  Weak, sickly babies are a great  trial to mothers. They need constant  care both night and day and soon-  wear, the mother out. Baby's little  stomach is the cause of most of the  trouble; it is .'.-very weak, arid in consequence very easily upset.' Baby's  Own Tablets will cure all baby trou-  blesr���������They���������aTe-mfldl-y-*la-xative-"aTxd'"  give prompt relief; Concerning thein  Mrs. R. J. Balfour, Omemee, Ont',,  says: "I have used Baby's-Ov*n Tablets for stomach, troubles and conr  stipation, from which my, .little girl  suffered,. and they entirely, cured her*.  They Vpf-'oduced sound, ' ���������' refreshing  sleep, and I regard them as indis-  pensible in any home tj'here there are  little ones."  Mothers' from all parts of Canada  writo in favor of Baby's Own Tablets, proving the claim that they are  the very best medicine for all the  minor ills of infant's and young children. 'Guaranteed to contain no opiate. Price ^25 "cents a box at all  druggists or direct from the^Dr.  Williams'' 'Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont,-   ���������('.'���������������������������  ���������relt'is said that the profitable hen  east i6-;-t,hnoa.ih'6,r woight in a year.  Hijf, esfge, . are s.ix times her own  ahd���������''are"'.worth six times the cost of  her food, ; >  There are more, religious sects, in  Asia than in any other part of ?he  world; Confucius, Brahma.Mohammed  and Buddha are tho moat pop-.:!.--"  founders.   filioar&'s Liniment Cures Garget in Cows.  The man with tho  practice is sure to  meter prayer.  short    meter  make the long  There never was and never will' ho a  universal panacea, in oue remedy, foi* alt  ills to which (tosh is heir��������� tho very nature 01" many curatives -beinjr such that  were the Rerms o������ other anil dilYerenllv  seated disease rooted Lfti the system ,of  -the^.patieivfci-'wha-fc���������-wotfld��������� relieve^ohe^'ili������������������  in turn would aggravate tho other. ,,AVo  have. ' however, in Quinine Wine, when  obtainable.in sound; unadulterated state,  a'remedy for manv'and '''grievous ids.- Uy  its, gradual and .ju'dicious use the frailest.  systems arc led irtto convalescence "ui\U  stren-j-th by the, influence which Quinine  exerts on nature's own rostorutive.s. It  relieves the d/oophvg spirits! ol* those  with whoni a clirohili���������'" state '"of "lu'orhiil  despondency and, Jqck of interost ,-n life  is a disoaseV���������'���������. and hv tnumuilizilii*; the  nerves, disposes to., sound and i*efronhitn������  sleep���������imparts viuor t'o tho action of'the  blood,    which,, .being  stimulated,. cdufB-ss  through   the     veins,     strengthening   the  healthy animal. function** of the sv������tp'm,  thereby making activity a. nucesBary- result, strengthening !t(io frunie,n.nd irtvbur  life to the digestive ;oi*ganu,  whioh nat'u-  rallv  demand  inoresed   subBtuneo��������� rosult. -  improved  appetite.   Northrop  &  Lyinnn  of , Toronto,    have given to the' oubltc  their Superior Quinino Wino at tho usual  rate,    and,    gauged hy .tho. opinlcmn   of  scientists,     the wino apprdifchoH aouroM..  perlection    of   any in. the market:     All  druggu-ts sell it,  .<  . Jhere la danger in neglecting a cold,  Marty who ��������� hnv������ died of conwumption  dated 'their troubles from exposure, followed by a cold which settled on their  lungs, and, in 11 short tiino they wore.be-  ���������yOn'd' tho skill of the Jiost phyNioin.11.  Hud thoy . used\J)lckle's Anti-Couaump-  tivo Syrup boforo it wui������ too lato, their  Uvoh would havo bUen- apareti. This medicine haa' * no oqual for curlnu; coughs,  colds and all nlfoctioiib of tho throat and  lUnga. ���������'.:���������'���������  Silent   men  thornsolvpH,  seldom     contradict  , Many, a p-ijrl, ahattors bw ideal when  she marries him.     .   '  \'  It Ih twico as 'easy to'fool yoursolf  aH it is t'o fool other, pooplo.  ��������� -ywi'-il',���������������������������'��������� 1 in     |iji   i-i..  ,'. A ��������� woruaayljOioa tovptyo! Ms-soh stolon froiii'hiu' so thtxti ahje can tlgfit to  tWko tliotn-back-i*iiiilh,  ,      (|t,.i ��������� y.iV    ������������������-  ������������������  It (Hii't, always tlie U>h'f|-halred man  who has tho niont* bralnn.  , ���������^^^4^ j   ,    lOudoxiifl,, ^orn 400 ;B.C, was tho  lh-Bt man knbw'n to history to i.������x-  plain planetary'iiiotion and x)o, make'  a map of tho hoavuns with tho plan-,  ot������ and tlxetl stai'H marked, '..'"'"  '���������' In Sweden the railway, stations al,  which meals are saved aro' kn6wn b'y  tho simple but suggestive*;picture'of  a crossed knife, and fork opposite thu  name of tho station,   flinard's liniment Cures Colds, etc  Marriages may be mado In hoavon,  but a lot of them ond in. the other  place,  Thorp wap. a groat awull in Japan  Whoso namo on a Tuesday bORan*���������  It lasted through Sunday  Till twilight on Monday, ,  And aoululed, like stohos in l\, can. '  Harvard"*^Lampoon.  The thousands of people who,,,,  write to mu saying that  iShiloh's  Consumption  Clire   The Lung Tonic  1 dired them of chronic cciughi  '    '.cannot all t>o tnijitaken.  Thoro must be truthin it.  Try a bottle for that cough of yours.  Prices 25c, 50c, ond $1.09  8. c. WELLS ft CO.  Toronto, Can,        UUoy, N.V.     11  Approitrtnto.  Onoday .while bin apparatui for deep  ������oa sbundlnRB by mr-nns' of steel plnuo-  for to wlro wns bolng constructed Lord  Kelvin entered Mr. WUUo'ii shop In  GltiHffow alonR with tho great Dr.  Joule, celebrated for Ills determination  of Uio uit'chtuucul equivalent ot hem.  Joule's attention waa en lied to a bundle of the pianoforte wlro lying In tho  -tliop, and TUora������oii explained that he  Intended it for "RoiindltiR purpose*."  "What notoV" innocently inquired | Thiit'ft whflt VOU need' fifime.  Joule and Vas promptly  ani^red. j '��������� ���������^J������ KllnueS  "Tho deep o." thing to cure your DiiiousnesSi  fioondc. Dii-i.r, and regulate your bowels. You  Mcrciinnt-Thnt now cierjt of youn need Ayer*s Pills. Vegetable J  n'fusod tin oflter from n.o.   How did   gent|y laxative. "  you induce Uim to como to you? ?':r*LiVJ:;^������^J.r "  Siiioothlfy���������rerliap*! you didn't offer  him cnouRh.  .Mcrchnnt-I   told   lilm   his   wages  Liver Pills  would bo $10 to start.  8mootliioy-Ali!   I told him bit sal-  try would bo $10 to start  %J,C. ArtmO...  011, Wm,  town  r.  uSfSSii  Want your moustache or beard  a beautiful brown or rich black? Use  BUCKINGHAM'S DYE  m^*m<amammJb?i Wl&h I'M ft, ������������������"J-  './  ^.>*:-iv;?;'''  ���������;.���������:' ���������: "���������-."J* "���������'loS'Wr* **���������������  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Ivery Tuesday.  W. ft. ANDKR80K,      -    '     -      RDW.OR  Tfce eetawae of TM Haw* ere open to all  ������*��������� wish ������������������������ esptass thereto views o ���������������������������������  Jtara et femm internet.  f WMIe we ** ������������l ������������������W ������*%n*tae* te i*a������-  Me tor las atteiaaeea of ������omei������ndaate, *���������  toaerae the right of, deeliniag to insert  ������������������aaaioetioaa aaaeeeeeariljr personal.  rmr  i  I    ".,  TUESDAY, .MAKCri 15 1904.  Telegraphic News  -���������������������������a"���������  St FWewburg 8th���������Alexietf tele-  graphs tbo Csar from Mukden under to-day^ date *������ follow*:���������I  moat humbly report that 5 enemies  ���������hipe opened fire on forts Swaroff  and Line-fitch, on the town, on  Wadetead and along the valley ������f  River Objansnonye. Firing lasted  ���������n hour when Japanese squadron  diisapeared aonthward. Our loss  was one seaman wounded:.. The.  Commandant at Vladivostok reports that yeelerde/s bombard-  ment resulted in no serious loss to  fort. Fortress did not return enemies fire. Today at midday enemy again entered Urrossi Bay and  appoached point from which they  bombarded the harbor yesterday.  They left again making for open  ;%ea.  fcl^Petersburg 8th--Russian auth  ������riti������-sSave been approach^ ^by  American shipping firms desiring  authority to fit out privateerB to  prey upon Japanese commerce but  tbey met witb no encouragement.  Russia will not issue letters of  Margue.  Yim Kow 8th���������An official des-  . patch received here says Japanese  ���������re bombarding Vladivostok.   TokiorMarchS���������Ruesian=troops  continue to push south along west  coast of Korea and their   movements are believed to be .protected  by Vladivostok fleet.     They are  t<aid lo bave advanced into Korea  as far south as Song Ching.    The  Japanese squadron captured and  took posieaoton of Hoi Wang Ton,  February 29.    They found only  ���������tores of coal and signalling flag-  there, the Russians having evacuated the island.  St Petersburg 8tb���������By the 17th  v   of Maroh   there will be 217,000  ;   Russian   troops    in   Manchuria.  This information has been given  out by the military authorities and  it shows that the transport system  ii working perfectly.  St Petersburg 8th���������The Japanese  in the northern waters advanced to  Vladivostok, probably to regain  posset-sion of the Island pi Sagha  list which was ceded to Russia 'by  Japan. It is pointed out that the  whole of northern Jupan will be  Infested with famine.  Nlne-ttHiths of tbe exports go to  Japan, in addition to which Japanese boats have beon ourrying oh  practically the fishing along the  ooait whioh has exhausted the fish  supply of the Amur. The native  tribes tbere are suffering from  hunger.  Tokio 9tb���������Japanese warships  bombarded the forts at Port Dalny  yesterday, Maroh 8th- then attacked Port Arthur.  London 8th���������The Daily Telegraph this morning publishes a  despatoh from Tokio dated 7th  whioh says, it is reported that the  Japanese fleet engaged the RusHian  Vladivostok ttquaUron at sea yesterday. The result ol ������iigag������m������nt  is not announced but it is believed  all the Russian ships were either  d stroyed or oaptured.  72 PIECES OF  NEW5IIEET MUSIC  FREE  wr^mxe,Jt eoett e*rati_>ihlnrio)oi_ end tb.  mmM*mi_t^en*am**U_fxX Renablee yon ta  fM-MiiMiatapefial ee_ wfoce. fteecureere-  *__*_yat*n MmuvSoMMkTIt Mnren������-aeetlone  Mace** exam tf-.mtmlwts.  It mj__un������ oiub  --MwUiiitwat-UMiroclM-Bmbwt^I&AddltloD,  ._ .���������-w��������� Minoenu'  oooooooooo oooooo-por  *****'  ma  joe  emH_aareaopv.-*fj*&^_tm& S3 eeate for tern.  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McClure *  OeOeOeOeOeOeOOeOeO*OeOeOeO  Dick walked down the avenue slowly, so deeply absorbed tbat be looked  straight at Mrs. De Peyster Jones and  cut ber, to tbat young woman'*) surprise.    Jt.    .     ���������**���������       >���������������������������"'���������  "Wby, what enn tbe matter be witb  Dickie?" sbe said to herself, witb an  ^rn^st'--.Irresistible: -impulse- to turn  around and look after tbe melahcboly  figure sauntering down tbe street.  Mijdrcd Jones bad'been a friend of  ���������$iok-ft E^  playea tin tbe park and gone to dancing school together, ��������� Two' years before sbe bad married De Peyster Jones,  and now one of ber greatest pleasures  ' was chaperoning Dick and bis various-  ladyloves.  "I believe Dick's in love again," sbe  exclaiined, balf aloud, "or perhaps this  is the real thing at last.   I wish it were  * and Dickie would settle down."  At the same moment Dick was pass-  .- .Ing a florist's.  A. happy thought struck  bim.  "I'll settle it tonight,", he said to  himself. "I'll make Doris say whether  she cares for me or not. If she won't  havo me I'll, I'll"��������� His eyes wandered up and down the crowded ave-  . nue, brilliant in the spring sunshine.'  ,i;il do something desperate," he threatened.' .   ���������   ... t   ���������-. ..:'.'"  He went into tbe shop, heavy with  the fragrance of roses and violets, and  tried, to decide what be would send  ber. He was going to take her to a  musicaleat .Mrs. Schuyler's that evening,' and' as" he bad forgotten; to ask  ber the color of bar gown be chose  white roses. Goinji to the desk, he  too.k,put a visiting card and Btood hesitating, pen in band. Should he leave  it to ,thjgrtiJovF^j:s or ask her tonight at  the "musicale?" He remembered a particularly cozy and retired corner behind tbe palms in Mrs. Schuyler's conservatory.  "No, I cannot wait until then," he  thought.   "I'll let the flowers speak."  any movement to come nearer him.  VI Jinow it was presumptuous," be  admitted mournfully.   ',  Sib$ laughed mirthlessly;, "I thought  ttfflretthat you meant' it as a joke,"  sbe said. Sbe walked ,over to the fireplace, her long, fluffy skirt trailing behind her on tbe polished floor. Thc  firelight played on'her hair, on hei  white.''sculptured shoulders and hci  exquisite arms. Dick thought that slit  !i.;il never looked so b^autiftil, and his  ij.uiuls tightened on the, carved oak  chair back. ' *'*?'''*'**':.\'        -^ ,  "I knew you were -always playing  '���������>',-nq on .niJ'nolp," she went on, "but- T  never:'supposed you could* joke aboul  such a thing as this."  She looked u*j,jit bim af he towered  abpyotber. iHjj^as^tery good looking man, she admitted**with*his.,sple:i*  did athletic build and his well bred,  clear cut features. Then she dropped  hep eyes to theVfire* again/  "So you really, bad the .impudence  to send it?" she said cruelly.  Dick became a little angry. "I may  be presumptuous," he cried, "but I fail  to see;wby*;;you should look on it as  impudent. .. Because, a man sends a girl  flowers'and shows .her that be cares  for her with all tbe depths of his being you think'he is impudent"  "Well, ,J .don't careVoi" your -taste,"  she eiclaift'ed. ,'T consider-the whole  thing ah'insult,' Mr, Eaton, and% I do  not care to be one of the'girls on whom  you play such jokes. ' I bave a headache and am not going to Mrs. Schuyler's tonight.   Shall I ring?"  Dick gathered, himself together.  "Good night," he said .coldly and met  "the''fobtman at the door.  After luncheon the next day be found  himselif in-Mildred Jones' cozy little  drawing room pouring out tbe whole  story into her sympathetic ears,   j '.  "And you sent ber white roses?" sbe  inquired when he bad finished the tale.  "Yes, Doris was here at luncheon,' and  she told me all about it. I' think,, my  dear boy,-that there has been some  great mistake. But don't be discouraged. I will try to manage some way  to help you out. Doris was very angry,  but I am sure"she will forgive you."  There was an aaiused twinkle in .her  eyes that Dick cquid not'understand,  but;" hf��������� felOer sympathy and went  back fo the clujiVtmh a lighter heart.  Perhaps an hour later he was called  to tbe, telephone and at once' recognized Doras',.yoi.ee. - <���������������* - -  ���������rt*HeHoi;*'lg,tb1at frbu, D'i_ck_?'^irie_said,_  and there was a joyous ring about it  that set Dick's heart to beating.-; "JdM  yoi*Lsead pe wl&to'roses yestqiraay?"  ���������$"&sk he ;*#���������#/ exultauflyK;"white  ^os^'���������fnd'Wftronbair.'' *     '      '  Doris -rltfugiisd"}  "Now," a patient, appreciates "a pre-'  scriptjsfn that there has been so much  troubife over, aiid wben^be takes it he  derives some benefit from it. '"hut don't  you do any more of that three minute  prescription business, my boy, if yen  want to become a first cla"**** firuggist.^.*  ���������Boston Herald..  *���������*! have' not seen it, Marjorle.  Hot- fin Ostrich.  "Baby was playing witb jriy*Jhimble  this}.morning, and, i;.can't find it any-'  wne're. Do you know .what he did  with it, Aunt Ella?",.  - ���������"No*  Jiook on tbe floor."  "I cannot find it," said Marjorle. "I  am sure be swallowed, it."  "Don't be absurd! How could a baby  swallow a thimble?" replied her aunt.  "Ellaj I say, Ella! Have you seen  my pearl necktie pin? Baby had it yesterday, and now 1 cannot-find it. Do  you think he could bave swallowed it*?"'  "No, bo couldn't," answered bis sister curtly.  ,"0h, please, mum, I can't find the  egg boater anywhere. Baby had it yesterday, and now it's lost."  "Good heavens! Do you; peopte-'think  my baby is ikn ostrich ?*���������'��������� cried tfie indignant mother.���������New York-Press.  Willlne to ricase Her.  "Why do you argue with your wife?"  asked the bachelor. "Don't you know  tbe futility of it?"  "Of course," replied tbe married man,  "tfut I have to allow her a little pleasure once in awhile'."���������Syracuse Journal.  ���������j-** ���������*> zmFF,  LET ME- FOB&^Sfc,  \ ' . : u������ ��������� ��������� {-  ������ -" ****  - rr tore, who hath granted ni-jpjj jSAjfag apd ������et  s, My .wayward feet into ihy'fopp&Stffys,  I   Behold, J send-tbee supplication yjrtfS*?  ***' Lei; npe' forget my *as^l},yester*flM,,( ���������  V      '-"V''' ' ���������������,':'. '-''���������' ���������'.-;*��������� i-$  %$***  1 wrough|^p many tylliea ^ttsyjmitjl'  'il,':'-. .So jnany'frail*, false altarCdi.d^aise^  */. '"Too -weak' to hold thee���������npy, ioriiery shjwne, ���������  *;*" ������ - Let mo forget my wasted yesterdays, '-  **  ' ��������� . t -',*.*���������***   ' ***** ���������  Seej I blot out my sinning" with^-twa  *> \ , 'And'eyef cry my prayer with this my, praise:"  For sake of, all the coming-, happier years -  ,        Let me, forget my wasted'.yesferda^i '  ���������Theodora J'ifckcring Garrison in Cosmopolitan.  ;  -��������� " "   ������������������ \\'.\.  uwH*M+Mnw%m*x*M*Mm*&im  last vrtiim, was. beyond .the, bount*js  and1 Mr." EitinSstone looked firm  A Reniintler,  il   I  ll  ijttfi  "BO YOU-COULDN'T CARTtY TH33M, DORIS I  J) 15 CKIKD UOAIWELY,  Hastily ho wroto on thr* card, "If you  oni'o for mo u llttlo, bit, Doris, -carry.  thla tonlplit."   j  Then bo Hcnldil It up and gave it to  tlio mnn. "Send tbo flowers at onco  to 37 Wost --tl( utrcpt," be aald us bo  pnld for tliein.l "On oo account lot  tboro bo nny (H'Jiij'."  "Arrnb. thin, il wnnt eomo flowors,  n rnlo IJllgunt design;'for'tne t'ouflin,  Mrs. O'l-'lannn.Bnu, who's dade,'* ex-  olnlniPil n volco, A Jnrgo, uliowlly  drossod. red faced Irish woman pushed  pn������t lilm to tbo counter.  DIolc wont out of tbo shop filled with  rolnfflod foollngs of doubt, rnieortnlny  and a great lovo for Doria. As 4lib  strolled ovor to tlio ,cli*U bo mArvelcd  nt bis own iii'osiiinptioii )ii'i*)*u"l^������ H*yH\  a poerli'ss oronturo to come -ilowrt ,to  earth for IiIh snko, ���������>������������������'*;  Th.<\t eve*i.pt<. v.'h!!o lie was wn!!::!--*  for Dorl������ 1ii> rnnmoi"* roitlp^ly nboiit  tfto '���������grant(Jra'wjtifir'robnj, . When a ytt!o{  riifitlo tff>!sllkdi tJi'iiperlos iniiouncod  lier commintf ho stood luco a soldier nt  attention, nwnltlng his sentencf*.  Thu   (I     ,.   ,-, ,...1        1 < 1   . ,,  1   T-J     ���������*   .  X'lj, ,0-.; .1   ii^ty  pu ,,������<<���������>* <..;,������!..,  uilll V>'"^,  In a trailing' whlto gown, stood outlined ngnlnst tlio heavy ctirtaln���������Doris  wltli bor blue oyes flashing oinlnously-  ������nd with empty linnds.  Kvorytlil'ng Heeinod to spin around.  "Hn yorr oonldn't carry thorn. Dorf**'"  bo ' oHod lioiirscly, whllo bis band  chi���������*���������><���������������������������! fhe look of (ijf; (-hnlr.  "I ilou't uro bow you could have asked eucli -i> tlilDf/' sho wild fdiyi Mie  was still standing nnd did not mnire  'Well, Dick, can^f  you���������comFup"this evening?" She best  ta ted.,-,"If, you will come I,wiII���������fer-|  "carry yourlowers."' She shut off the  telephone' instantly, and Dick was left  with tbe receiver at his ear and ii  beatific expression on his face.  ,,.-, ^fep'a'J witb'vfiifforent-feeli-ngs froq  those of the night be'fore that ho stpoij  by the fire in .Doris' drawing rdora  : that evening listening for her footstepj.  But so quietly she came that sho stood1  between the portieres before ho knew]  it. Doris,' beautifuljis ever, hi softest  rose co'lor and holding in' ber hands���������  Dick, who had started forward with'  a glad cry, stopiped, and Uis hands  dropped tp.bis fsicie,,,,  "flood''henveiisi"vDoris! Whero, did  you get., that awful; thing?" ho exclaimed;  ,.;PorIs-,,with a merry laugh, held up a  liI,doo"us' form of" red and^ whlto im������  moi'telles with stiff.; red roses' wired on  toothpicks,   spelling   out ,+the   word,  "Hope."   "Your flowers," sho'explain-?  ed, ' v .,,..-.}��������� ��������� .":  "Good Lord!" bo gnsped. "Doris, you;  didn't think I sent you that monstro'sK**  ty,. did you? ; Whero aro my roses?";  Tlion tils faco cleared. "It wns that:  mlsernblo Irish woman!" bo crlod.  "Slio camo In as I went out to order  some flowers for a*funcral, and that,  stvi-ild^'fl^lst/gbt tho, cards and ad-  droHs������*s mixed."    ���������*'"'"���������''  "Never 'fSfnd, Dick," sho said, looking  at bim eoquottisbly. "You don't see,b  to"*?imll7.o that.Ijim carrying yonr  flowers," But ipp l/Tst word was almost  lost n������ DIcU crushed bor In bis arms,  the "Uligant doslgu" and all.  "Say, pop!"   nt  . "Well?.".  ���������-   '  "Tc.IJ^e pnp, pf ^eni funny stories"  of yourn���������about .what a  inisclii&Voua  kid you'was."���������Chicago American.' ���������* ���������  -rr1 '������������������'- ['���������'  Not Hie. '' "'"  "He js dead!*lie is dead!'"- she wailed.  v"X6;'ho'hqB iryg'fel,v'rjas������*d into aVet-  te'r w'orfd^ saiii'tbe'cumforling ft-lbnd.  "Oh,* yo"u"neVI������r''-k-iiew him."'��������� Citicin-  nati'Commcrcial Tribune.   '    '     ���������**  .and  Cotniiontiillna n rr������-N(-������'lption.  "I noticed," said the druggist to his  assistant, "Uint*'a gentlctiinn enmo In  rvitb it proscription'and tlmt you too}*  it nnd gave jjim tho "���������fuCf In.about  three' iiiltiutes. Wba^t do fd'u ui0ao by  thut?",,  V ,  "It waa only a llttlo cnrbollc acid  nnd wntor," replied the nnslHtnnt.   "I  Vsl/nply had to pour a fow drams of  add into tho bottle and fill Jt up wltb  n.iU*."  "N'rvrr mind if you k;i! o;.ly lo du  tlytt.V tho druggist declared. "Don't  you know that every prescription must  toko at least half an Hour to dispense,  or the customer will think he isn't got-  Uuu Mii>UiHiji ivv hia uiui.t-^ r  "\Vben a prescription for salt and  water or peppermint and cough sirup  Is hftnded to you you must look nt It  doubtfully, as If It wero very bard to  omke up. Then you must bring it to  ino, mid we will bntl; reftd It nnd shako  our'bends. After tbnt you go buck to  tin: customer nnd auk lilm if hv. w.^itu  It today. Wlu'ii Im,snys bo dot's you  ntiswcr tbr������t you'll make to sheclni effort. *  A. Modern ^yitcli. j  She'3 so tlpmurol' Wl'ih downcast eyes  1 She fiivniS'lridoarl a model maid, , \  So shy iiml-cuy ami llmoroiis ���������;,/ .*, \  ��������� And palpfibly of men afraid. ' * ' '  With qiilflt mnrtofiiy slui m'oves,  ���������. .Aiul'-J'ou nvoulO  swuar eho's, good  puro        ^ j.    ,,  p  If .yon-lmt nilrtipppd lier hnnel eyes * .</  Ami sa-w Uiolr dopths.   Sho's so drji-jure!  J > . '���������.<���������.��������� 1\  Bho's fo tlrmui-ol,  Look out for ln������r!   -  Sho'p mlatrees of nil wonian'a wllos,,  She I'nowjthe way to eaptiirdffnr-n    ,j  And plnyH with tiinse whnirt ph(������ bi?evvll<*f9.  I-Icr shy rrworvo Is but her art: '  Shfi trloa tho bnlts thnt Wist-allure, ;'  And tldlMully sho onsts hor UpOR���������     "'  With all success.   She'^ s'lV.doi-m-'r.o! ,  ���������,   -, ''���������   ; ���������Son-BiVUlc.Journal.  ���������      ' ��������� ** , ''< '���������   ,1;'  .-'>  ,;. , ���������.''"  .i ''   '  , \,A Conqnorlnu FnTf-n,        ���������������������������  s A sn.mbbur fawn I possowed In India  of the age of four to six months uindo  a prnctjco'of fclinslnjJ',.n^i'tlogs ihat  (crime Into 'the e'onipouilS^'h'n'd 'tlld so  with ovory appearance of considering  It the greatest possible,.fup, The dogp,  '''ib'n'I'fiW oBor liand; flod wltli Iholr tails  .between their logs. This -fawn ovl-  de^t|y lmaglfied itself to bo ,tho gtmrd-  liiri'fftid protector of tbo .eatnbllshnipnt  i,imvoJ;ft'vivid pjctyt*������iiT,"m ,rpc6!l(*c-'  ;|t^n ti'tHlia gontlo H^lo bVnst'* triina-  ilp.rmod Into a porfeot. fury,. ifs cont  Dristltng on ond to aialto, it look twico  irty usual 8l������o; bond and tall dbflnntly  erect, stumping shaipty on tho tJirpsh-  Old with Jtfl dainty forefeet, demonstrations Intended'ty'. frighten nwny  t$o pnrlalvdogs who^rlngod before It  on tbo vornnrtn, yot'sjiowed a grent do-  Wro to Intrudo Into tbChoii'so.' -The dogs  filially, sno.ttkcd off.^e.il.resBod 'iind do-  '^Uod, and tbo eonijiierlng'fawn s^iig-  go'i'ed back Into the' loom to bo praised  By tne either fory-onco dlsdnlnlng'to  ohsso Its toesor dotorrcd tberofronii.by  It.' oironu di������\ti-e *% ttt> noeiida* cun.  tiondon Sooetntor. '      ' ���������**'  _}  "ft     It Made Her Happy For Life, v  Muy lnfcllu soy yo;     , ,  ,   Para lirnosqns ffinto.   ,  (Very unbnppy J bo;      ' '  I sing tor charity.) ,'���������*.  A burst of'���������* liaijgljter'* followed1* tjiese  *^9i'49,s*io^tbe^i^o*B,';������.*boy:flbftutf'8 -years  old, was a grotesque specimen of humanity. -His narrow black*eyes;- which 'were  nlmost.closed while he was singing, were  rather-, wide apart, his mouth, was expanded into a smile which revealed his  Jarge teeth, he wore a" hat which came  down over hjs ears and a large pair of  shops which in the daiice^-th^K^Jillowed.  every vtae he managed to svflng about  with incredible dexteriM jiaqsidering  their.'size.        **;'   *-\j$V-%*i?J������^ . ft'  "What is that he'keeps,repeating over  nnd 'over, Evelyn?" disked ,Mr.* Living-  Uone\    ',;.   ,* ���������  .,      ���������*���������%: "'��������� ' -  "He says, papa, that he is singing for,  alms'and that he.is mihappy."'-'    "  , !'We]l, he doesn't look it.   lie has thc ���������  most comical face I ever saw.   In fact,  his whole make up is as funny as it can  be.   If he would come out like that and  sing in one of our. theaters at home, he'd  bring down the house.   Here, young man,  is a peseta for giving me the only amusement that can be found in this confounded town."  The scene occurred in the old Moorish  town of Ronda, in southern Spain. The  party of three--Mr.; -Livingstone, his  daughter and Lawrence Morton���������arrived  that afternoon. Their landlord had but  recently come into'possession of the hotel,  and their dinner had boon the supreme ef-;.  fort of his life. He had discarded the oil  used by his countrymen in thoir cooking  and bad used mutton tallow, in its place.  Every course was Steeped in this odorous  grease, and Evejyn remarked that "Let  us return to our mutton" would have  been at that* meal a most appropriate  phrase.  :_ ^   Mr. Living"stohe, whoT like many other"  tourists,.liked to eat his cake'and have  it, to travel abroad and have all the comforts of his home, arose from tho table  .with a frown on his brow, which was  cGiised away by the antics of the quaint  little ''luendigo," who stretchecl,,his mouth  ,v$der than ever-when ho received the silver piece, muttering "Muchas gracias,  senor,'* in a voice of smothered .ecstasy.  "He looks just like'a bro'wii'ie!" cried  Evelyn,    kneeling   down    beside    him.  "What is your pame, child?" she asked  in lHs<own toligne, taking his little brown  hnnd in her white ouo. ...^  ."Benito Pardo, senoritn." '  "Aro your parents living?"  "No, senoritn."  "Hnvo you brothers an,d sisters?"  "No, senorita; there is uo one, just old  Cataliun."  "la tihe kind to y������-u?"  "She bents me when I bring hor uo  m'60ey,-luit she will not do' so fur a week  now.    She will  be overjoyed with tho  grent-amount the worshipful cuballero  hns, just given me," -.  "Would you miud if you went awgy  froJiiher?"'  ��������� lib -grinned.   "There would be no ono  to bring her pennies thon,"  "Oil. papa," cried the impulsive young  woman nflor she had trnimlntoil the foregoing dialogue, "how delightful it would  he to take this boy home with us! May  I not tnko him?"  "Mny,you take bim? Of course uot.!  ton nre out of your mind to think of'  such a,thing." ;  "Bui; you promised mo before we left  homo' tbnt if I would i]o everything tho  doctor ordered you .������������������tvdnld got me anything I wanted. 1 did'follow out his directions to the letter.; I nm perfectly  Well now and will hold youto your word,"  "Listen to tlmt, will you. Mm-ton?  .When 1 mndo tbnt promise, I inpaut anything In tho wny of lliiery, plotWes or  s^nlunry* .1 didn't,suppose;| she would  Want to bring,a dirty llttlo b'oggur away  ns a souvenir," ,  "Ho won't bo dlrti^trlien I tnko'; him  nwny. I'll hnvo him nil -fixed up In (Ino  style, -Would you like to go .with1 We to  niy homo In'Chicago?" sho asked tho  boy.,,;      ���������     ������������������ " i .' ��������������������������� ���������,* ��������� y-'-y    v:  Hehlto bnd not tho, ,f*tlnto<t'' IdoaVwlioro  Sblcijgo wns. Far ax)gh$:tio) knew to tlio  contrnry It might' bo, soinoAvbero p:j tlio  neighborhood of lien/e������,'';it*jiiust be near  there', In fuet, for tlio prettjryoung woman whoso soft it,voH .Woro srnlllni* into bis  oxvn In sut'h a kindly rannner coftftlnly  was akin to tho'angels.fSd he siiMV"**-.  -sonorUa," wltb a catch w������ flls breath; lest  rd the, bounds of  reason, "L --.**.���������������  when his daughter Jjroijphed^th^ subject  over their coffee and rolls the'next morning.     '    '    '������������������' "   **  *,'"',(*; **"-*������w-'-~-V������."l ������Sfe*������"-,-i-  "Evelyn, I- neyee- Qb-*etctedr $*$*& J*oa  wninted to work ia the" ''slums'] at home,  thoujrh it cost''me*c6hsid('rabletn!rot*if-yi as  you know, but now-you<areVti'ying-<to per-  ���������suadejjme to adppt Rn.bpy^'a.nd ^afpfyigncr  ������t that, and it js time for nie to draw the  imp" m-vji^I** ���������-��������������� -.-ii* -*��������� .*  -' "Oh.-.'no, I! don't-wartt t-you ������tov"-aldopt  hiiii. papa. Wa.,will kftep.him^flbovit'-the  hnuse. and he will be so cunning to open  ilie"'doorand rtin errands, and'I willteae'h  .bim-English unt|l be can go,to school."  "Well, just Urop'this notion,-wou'i you?  If you are determined to have something  thatvis������nlfve and 'a^'yajt-; tbe "same time,  I'll buy you tho ugliest little dog that can  lie found in Spain, though ,1 hate dogs  /like*poison,"    , ������������������  . .-->.- J*."; -1.  "I don't want a dog, pnpa^  I want this  boy:' Something seemed to*say^to xrie last  nigljt I plight to ^take t thq, ^tle iellpw ������������������"  away from "a place.- where* he never wilj,.  have ah* opp'oftnnity 'to'be anything but a  beggar and to a,lnn4-^heti*e. ve cnn'ifl-|ke  of him what ho could' never ibo here '&%���������>.  any eircumstances; and-to'ft&'whicli js.one '**  ef tlu^most fortunate tyt&that can .4^11 to  dian."  '  "And what is that,'pray?'-���������������������������' *'-'"������'��������� .'*  "An honest, respfigt^bl^-^-meriCan ^ti-  V.en." '     \    '' ,*" ' *-'s\ "' '  ��������� This* was a "clincher,,iand('1Bhet'kriW',lt.  Her rather, was* almost, "s&rea^,eagle"* in  his patriotism,/,  "Think what-a nuisance Wwill be/on*  tbe remainder, of .qurrfrip." i,- J������  S  Crodlt (Too OoAa.       .,. .  Lawyor-Wbat was tlio thing that lbd'  to ypnr flnnncial downfain.^youwotn-'  I    /   . *f    .    ,1    ������         .1    ������'���������..!.    .      ,       , ���������'  ,. >.    yij   yv   v4-'M*|-i   t,   fcyv1*   V V. ���������.,������������������������ vy-J,    *     I   %  Bankrupt--1 was, but ono dny I started out to seo if 1 could borrow soras  monoy. I foulid- it no on sy that 1 ko^t  on borro^l)n|[j-%*^m.->r.y)HftJoqri>#ljvtr ������������������.  .������'  *>���������  ty ���������*'���������    > WtnOnnteet.  : "You'ru dlscontqiitod."  v* nvs,"  ' "Wliyr. a***        re ",   "'  "Won, Vve tmijcedf4hi*% tht mxtmi  >d man dowClVtiften get ahead in tUU  ���������������i������i������HwcbWir'h������w^r/*/   *-���������''���������  she slioliUri-liftnge h������y,m.lnd, r *  .. "Well, IvWill tblok'affoiit It anil eomo  to,-it'o, ciituiina toinoiTow, Where duos  khc'li'vii'."] ,Shv,\vh^v ihu udthvss. }u .'���������)  little silver book whlch'huug to ber girdle  j\nd allowed tho boy to go. > ���������  ������������������-Tbo landlord Informed Byelynthat Benito waa n little wait wbostf pawnts died  In hlf* hnbyhnnd nnil thnt thi* child hnd  fallen Into (tho. olutehos of a terrible old  woman who. com pel led him ,to beg for  hor, nqid wbo bad bonton him ovor and  over ngnln because ho would not steal for  ���������bor.. 'BooB^M*.been told %fnhti^Mv*i  tbat It wds'wrong to tak������ what dli^not  belong to bim, lud ttbill trbntment'could  forijo lilm to do so,  v.Mr. Livingstone was a wealthy mnn,  nmd-livelyn**������������������.W������ only child. Ho bad  fjtyer said "no" to ber* or at least bis  ^���������rto" ntver b*& iWinlw-d more thnn 24  k*\in4o' flbingf ItpiU to Mye*." Bat tbj#  'Not at 'all,"s'_e',Fe'sp9ntIed serenely.  "At the hotels we can always-pay a servant to look after 'him^fipd.-'on- shipboard  we can put bim in ch'a"rge"of,the steward." ." ;������, ,��������� v 5    /a '   -*.  The result of this., conservation was a  visit to old Calaliha, wlib readily agreed  to'part with the hoy forthi'ee^goldpieces  wjtji thebttlo king's bead -oirthem. She  did not,kiJss'Benito, but'she'did'kiss the  goldpieces.with tears'in* her eyps.'for" she  never had'seen so much wealth in. one  hefip. Lawrence Morton hnd requested  .the honor of buying .for Benito .his?-first  suit of new.clothes an'ij disappeared with  thi/*|jjroim'gster,'bringing him*back'clean (    '  and*.well .dressed. -,He,hadyaJso bought  him some sweets, a delicacy hitherto, only  to b'e'g&zed at-and longed for.i From that  moment .Benito was ready to die for his  ���������aew'friend. '  The senorita was'in'the parlor'.alone  whon they returned to the.hotel.. When  she saw Benito's changed appearance,  she was so pleased she held up her'face  and allowed M^r. Morton ,���������to l^iss her on ' "  the lips, after wbich'"sb'e blushed' and  glanced .apprehensively at.' Benito, > who  was glad to have been the, means of procuring foi"his friend a'reWaVd sb' sweet/  ^.jyLOox^sopjkJeaiJjne-d^^    useful. He could carry packages and  run errands and-' could' be trusted' to  vmake small purcl\ases...F,br SAje. Livingstone ho entertained a rev(erance mixed  with awe, but Evelyn "and Lawrence-he  worshiped, following them about 'like ,a  faithful dog, delighted'if they asked hlra ,  to do them a favor. "'-���������        * * ��������� ��������� ,f ���������  One afternoon at Gibraltar,the young '  couple went up'tho winding road fori;.i  walk, taking the boy'with thom*-J'lTesc}6n  noticed that sqinetliing4was���������wrong. -{They  did not smile and Iqok into" each 'otlie'r|s  eyes as they wore wont t6'-do,..they spoko  little, and tlieir voices,wftVP^c'ojd. /tyo)'  the top of the rock thoy stopped, niid 'the  senorita slipped a bi*autJfiirsp"Vrkling-'Nufe  from lier liuger and laid it.iii tlio,<hiin4.?^  Mr. Morion. Dciillo wondered why she  should {dve hltn a. present (When she seTcm-  ed nn.-iry with hint. Mr..Morton ^lijjd tlip  jewel in iiis hand'for it'moment nrtd'tli'on  sent it s|iinuing,.a Hash oflijilit, ibrOM^b  the air. dowu toward the uea. ,'i'hop tba  yonnpr uiiiivwiilked aw'ity'WiHiont a word,  nnd tlie jjirl, n^ler holding Jier head high  until lie was out of Bifht, sank to ,tl*,o  gi'oiuiil, sobbing us If her heart would  break. ,        .-; '., .   :���������; s  Late that afternoon a hip Mack ship  came along, nnd Mr. MOrtoii went away  in hor, and Benito wept sorely, for Mr^  Morton lived In a city with a long name,  nnd ho never expected to seo lilm ngnin.  Evelyn fouud him crying and 4,j'iod^ith ������������������,  him,*- '       "''"/ ':   '"''..- ���������  "i"ou lovo him, too, do you not, Bono-*  rltiiV" asked the boy, ,   . ,.    -,,;.**      ���������    ' ,\  "Yes."' Then she gavo two llttlo dnbS   ���������,  , '  nt her eyes with .ben handkerchief*: and      ''*'  ���������  snid ho must not speak of Jlr, Morton-to  her ngnin. . *.   ���������> .> ,,������?-������  Iliif llfo In >hls. new home In 01iJ<Sago  was n  dreiiin of delight to the little .   ,  Spunlard, tint ho lived wlth';dno object        " '  in view, .nnd thnt was to ho nblo somo  time to write a Icttqr to Lnwrouee Morton. In the course of tlnio lis lonrned'to'  rend and spenk English nflor n- fashion,  but bis fingers were' clumsy when ho tried,  to wrlto,   Being scrit to tlio ofllco ono'  day, ho observed a typewriting: machine,,  which was an object of wortdor iind ad,-,  miration to lilm.   Hero wns something  which would write for you aud which  you  could  use  without  being'piwzlcd  about tho tails of thoso, v^xnt|oitsi|'s and;  g's, Ho would make it wiitq to Mr. Mor-,.,  toil,������ The i steiiiigrnplior good '.nat^iHy'  explained lis Mysteries,,,and after rnnuy,  trln'ls Benito suceeuded In Writing tlld  fullowliig letton   ,      '     ,     (,-,.,���������  ilwir (rlenilmrMorton 1 AM ������buSln)r of you������  AniiilillIilaU lo wrltv but you Will IickIaiI won you  K.Vow. tho f'ntiorila l.ovoi ynV, (iHiu.llriy** Kfld nvi  THIS, nlto lifivn cHoil Wi-n you ImvM Uro, * Sltto  linow moro \ywto. your ������rvant    ;    .     ,i   ������ '  "  fi  '���������.'���������' '  '  fli-'kM'rf-i T������������t*t*lft  TTo tfiok'the lfttcr to Mr. T^vh^'trko*���������'"' '     "  who, without nny .lilen .of Its* oontenth,  nddrossed and siampqd It'forlilm, Tbeni  Biiilto, with the pride of o������������ \v|io bi\s lie-  compllslied a groat feat, dropped It aoivo  the shoot.. ' '���������'" '���������  (A ������W.*.,l.i-,iH������ ttllVI Ui������.titf,ttlU*>Vlll, lot  to come to tlio parlor to soo Sir. Morton.  Benito lieiiniiHl with dfillglittatilhsslilbt  of bis friend, who told lilm Ills letter-was  one orthe n������rttdflllght0tUJjf^B(f Wi'r  roetlvrd. Bvojyn hugged tho boy  ^snlifr '"ffnlf. wo are each of us go,  jrt hny y'nxx imvdhlnfi lovely tomorruwv  don't,know w|iat It .will.tart*but It wllli  gji-gaosi.'-anytlilnl lu ,ft*y*h,t^  Then,'turning to hAwrtheo, also at  *'8flmoth������* told w# to'Wffftfttbll  h������W.������.w^l|l^/"Jbf^  luippy for nre. -Cblcngo Ercnlng Tost,  ,  ���������������*>.  *��������� ��������� *fr\"'   ""-im-      _  '    ���������""��������� ii >:-.. " ^J^*wa?s*=_2l**'i'>',''*'���������  )rt)-MHWV^-^NMf������H''>  \.  fV- ^���������&i^''JiMlf*.&&4i  "lif-ti-j-v -AiSM^-w *r.  */  Ml  _i__:  / - *  a;--*  ^2^  Trials of the  !CO. D..Man  8%-*  His  Experience &.������ & Publisher Didn't  ,,-H       -.LaJrVery Long.  .'���������s-wjl *. ..,  ;        ���������,���������.'. v  i.i:".:*ij> "   t  '���������-' *.    [Copyright,. ,19<C by C. B. Lewis.]  HEN I first became a di-  Vla.pidated   gentleman,"  iwsaid the C. 0.".D, man as  " ynnc'o"and'  ���������,ed to take"  * dQinij-sompItra'nJiyng; sohie mining and  k a* groat deh'l of starving'aiid cussing in  ��������� Montana when Istruck 'a frontier town  ono night to find a good deal of excite-  rt&Mft  ment.. "-The editor of tbe weekly paper  bad beon'lynched for protesting against  the free and easy manners of the citizens, .fttjijl^hls body bad not yet been  cut dd\Vn. I st'dbd gazing at it when*  tbe lea.dgr of tbo .lynching party capie L  ) up-and slapped me*on tbe shoulder and  said:  * " 'Sny, tenderfoot) are ye lookin' fur  a jqbV   ��������� ��������� v  ." 'Kam,' I replied  - " liiov  ye  got  any  bray*is,������*iD yer  head?:--:     .,    ��������� -j '^l*; ������'  ;-.*'" ,'J hope so.' 'J '"  '���������       a^  " 'Ye look; lb .hev, but ye inust also  hev common sense* mixed wif*^ 'em or  yp'll; c'o'rpq out' as tbat feller rdid.   D'ye  . tlj.ink'this town is too rough?''  ;, '', " 'ko^.at all.   It's just a lively*..town.'  , "ii" '-Would ye go in fur hevin/ law and  "' order''''   " ���������   '       - /���������?l}i-*%-  ��������� 'V,'No,%sir. I. should'leaye every man  freeVo���������enjoy himself in bis own way.'  -* '*���������;." "The^ ye*are thc kyote we are look-  in' ft^i' be continued as be grasped  my' hand. 'We want5 a new editor in  place of tbat critter up thai*. Jest ye  go right down to the Eagle "office and  take possession,''and I'll pass the hat  around, among the^boys and rake in a  , few dollars.' .t  ,'"But I;don't own the Eagle,' I protested.    "'���������        ���������,...' ���������   '������������������.*  " 'That don't make a bit of difference.  Jest walk in and make .yetself to  home and begin to running's? If .ye  hit it off jjWith the boys ye'IL be.nil 0.  K.; if yeuion't'ye'll be hung^h'spite  of gunpoj-yder. ��������� HumpVyecself  along  ���������*-���������:  and beginVbizhess.'  '[rhumijed.";. said the C. O.T>. man  , j ��������� ��������� ���������% entered .-.tlie office to find two ,'com-  ;--   . ���������".<.--).-��������������������������� --������������������--      ^|P*F"   *9hi,Mf  r<  is tbe editor of t^eVpanner. His paper  seems, to be .all right- ifiif this town of  Carson'Flats- what\tbey nre ready" to  put up with most anything in the literary line, but it 'don't satisfy us as live  over at Pine Hill. < and .we are yere,to  gin this kyote a chance���������tbat is, he's  got to git or harig,' and I don't think  we care, which he.dqes; -.What will il  be. mister?       f^ff"      /*!  "'What fault do you find with my  paper? ,,asked the^editor, who was far  cooler than would have, been, looked, for.  " 'Thar ain't 'miff whoop to It, aud  we doq't-believe jjyp ;arethe\rigbt*sort/of  put t"ue whoop in.*-'��������� Will**'ye  l,look,,fur. another place or  will ye lay down'yer "cares hnd burdens  hero and now?' .' ���������  "������I think I'll trtivel,' slowly replied  the editor.   ���������  '"Then be'n-gittlnV', ':  f'Tbey gave, bini tjmeto make up a.  bundle of clothes and tlien started bim  off, and wben he'h'tid departed tho boss  turned to me witb:  " 'Now, youiig'ifeller,. Step in and take  possession'/ We'imty bang ye inside of  two weeks or ye may pull along fur  two oFtlireb*'months.'   "  "    ' ���������  "Tqn minutes later I was in full possession of the office and fpund enough  white paper* to get'out three issues.  The entire, outfit, press'and nil, coulcl  have been packed' dn the back of a  mule. 1 went to work,-i*'ith*,J:he aid^of  a boy and got out two fi}j|ly decent  looking -sheets, and,as ench^copy sold  for CO ceilfs: spot cash it was better  than mining. Tbe second number bad  just been issud&* and L.'jvas patting myself on the back whcn,a,bput fifty men  came niarchirfg pp and -halted hr-fijpiit  of the office, Only one man came in,  and ho bad a tJoo'se'd rope oVer bis arm,  and he told me it was time for me to  move on.  " 'What's" wrong?' I asked.''  " 'Oh, nuthin'.'.only yo've got to git,'  and git I did, and that ended iny edi-  tirial experience,, and. completed my  dilapidation."' ���������   "-''"   '    ' M. QUAD.  HcfC.   *k  -  " ft  *inli--t*iB_i  m  ,^������Jtei^y. Passed, acfwn1-the long  ir^^|[";f;wjth*t,tirpi,i* quiet step,  lue 'gm||jjjimv>and ample white  III  s>������  ,"���������'���������',,,"  IN AnouTTWo 3r3NiTTrs*rnj:y*RnAi,,ijY?A-f!ED  WITH TUIJ BUiTDll ANU lJHOl'ltlKT0"ll.  ponliom who wore halt scared to death  and who gladly welcomed me ns,ejjt  v-i ltor nnd.prfltJi'lejtol'iViTbO maff'wbo liiSt  . no-jostbd me on tiio street raised $100  ^t'-casli forme to go ahead on, uud I  n^tojl, mysolf tbnt I got'ou^foiu1 very  ffi'lP'tiumbors.' 'Tho 'fourllf���������-vunifortu-  "Ktp.ly. for mo, contained on Item to,the  ' mfcVtliat ^Bloody HJI1, n rival town  .w. llvl������,''*mi].es awny, was doing a llttlo  ,    morosjinotlng than our own. This wns  .., loQUod" upon as a bit of (lngrnnt dls  '-.';-'' loyalty on my pni^. and I got out of  * ^ town wlillo'it comrftlttoo was looking  .'    foj; mo with u noosed ropi^       '    ���������  '^y second and Inst odVArlal experi-  oocHwcurrod two raontli'nator. I was  tramping Jn *Nevndn niid'outing roots  ������j,wcU.ipf tenor than m'ortt wboif I lion/Jed  for'-h mining towii'eiillcd Carson Fhits.  X was wil bin a wllo of Uptown, iind  sitting down to rtfst whon" along cntno  nbout thirty men Jn a body, Tboy  M^fcfsltotigb, looking'fp|Io>ys, and tho  loader'looked mo over jjrid asked;  " 'Sny, yoting tellor, why don't ya  bang yerself,'-',     *���������       *  '. ,���������*.  'VJItocauso i'vo, no.rope,' I answorod.'1  T^WiiaryogoIn'.?'   "'  "TOWn to' tho Flats.'  ,1','WJiiit farr ,<,,, ��������� '-'��������� -  ������������������Hwil*- n '1nHi-#-tfin Ttsnnor.'     ���������  -��������� -Tlien ye nro a nowspnpor galoot'/'  '��������� 'Something of ono.' ���������,, 9y>  ������������������Tlio folJor cotisijltoij )ny$tb threo or  four of the Others, and I Was auU'd to  como along to tbo Flats In their com-  Ti������>t>r' H'o hnd h-irnlv rcneliM tbe  tofli^lion wo oajji^ton Utop.'hofpro  tho llanner 0flSce,*j^ :ltio Icifdjr/nnd  txvpfyty Ida crowd enured, fi In about  two mifiuies tljoy Iwd-ppoawd ^vllh thc  oditor iind profprlotoT,^ 'wtto ,b|id n rone  around bis neck and waf',tpfae*whftt  porVUrbod. yiicrt) Met* crloa, ot 'Hang  lilm!' ftom vnrlo0s>1hfltrMfth1s..*hht thV  Ikiim fUvcd Ills hand for silence Biwl  sn-liV|j>,       *���������*������������������-..���������      r . ��������� .-' v -'���������  ** *A1f In reg'lar order, lx>y*i. and no  hurry about It.  .This ycrc Individual  ',' ��������� .Scitjably Impregspa. .*-1   Ji  "Ye^i',mjn!h.ni^'^aid ttje young woman  -who sometimes gaye readings, "I shall  be glad to entertain your guests on the  date you suggest.    My terms for an  evening are $25."  "My'> dear young lady," said' Mrs.  Spudlong, >vith aha'ughtyjsmile, "there  is never any question of compensation  when .'anybody "Appears1 at my house in  -the^character-of-an-entcrtainePr���������It-e's-  tablisbes one's standing.'arid the honor  of so appearing is a sufficient remuneration."        ,' . ���������    .. ' ���������        . . '\ :::'  "L'beg your pardon, Mrs. Spudlong,  for not thinking of that," rejoined "the  other. ' "It is a privilege,-Indeed,"to'bb  asked to read at your homo, where only  the best-.people ever'come. I can read-1*!  ;ily sec how. it'gives one entree into  good society, and that^his..!.*" worth  morp than more' money. J am therefore^  doq'ply'sensible of tbo hopoj.) you confov,  in 'asking a 'comparntlvoly uuknown  but*ambitious person like me to appear  in,your parlors ns a pUblic..cntortainer,  but my price, Mrs, ,$pufllqng, is $25,  Just tbo Biimo, in advance.. Lovely  weather we're having this wo(������k, isn't  it?*'-Chicago'Tribune.' ��������� . " ' !  ,      ;,*  Mlt'L, .  *������������������   Ami (Now 'ihey. Don't Siiealc     ,..  ��������� "Tbey say'thnt'Hrook, a llttlo, town  in Holla nd!, is tlio'clenncst town In the  .���������world,''''said "the Now. Vork girl,' "Do  you suppose that's true?"     ' ,���������  "I'know It's true from personal ex-  porlcnco.'V answered tbo-Cblcngo girl.  "Some girl friends of mlno in Chicago  and I wero thoro not long ago, -and  ,tboy wouldn't lot, us go^; into,, any*tot  tlio botises withrJut taltlftg off' bur  shoes."  "Yos, I supposo tho bouses there nro  rather sninll," mused tho girl l'rora  Now York,���������Now York Times.  ���������������  mirfiffiriffi'Wp!$*UeCton  Je&h'*7^dAliy, p^sde\^"dr\fwD>  hospital "" "  Tbe blue  apron of. ber nurse's dress bung ^ in  loose ,folds around tho tall, gracious  figure.'-'' Tbo spotless bands at'wrists  and neck only served to show up tbo  fine whiteness'of ber skin. Her snowy  cap rested on thick waves of bronze  bair.  ��������� Dexter Garst drew back into .the corridor and, watching ber, wondered-if  tbe time would ever corpe when be  could see ber move thus toward bim  and pot find bis whole being stirred to  its very center.  ...Thfo-day, neaiJy./iV.year befflro^whep,  he bad laid his heart at her feet was  like.abadly-bealed-scar in the doctor's  lifei   It bad apparently passed-out of  . her recollection.  She gave him her band with a smile  , of good comradeship, -��������� and together  'they made their,usuaj morning round  ��������� of tho ward. Near an'empty cot at the  ���������end sho paused.  "Little Lad is sitting up," she said,  smiling with tbe triumph of one who  lhad won a hard battle and led tbe way  ���������outside. :'    ���������     . '"'  .By ���������, a, shinny * window he sat m . his  wheel chair, a little figure even for  eight years,, in the, loose hospital suit  of gray flannel." The doctor himself  had- brought bim* there* nearly -three ���������  months before, a shapeless bundle., He  bad been plucked from under a horse's  hoofs in the^stre.et ^No orje seemed,to  care to lay|'any'';isp.*?^Sal claim.,- to idjn,  and yetfThe|was j*uqdqub|^_ly*the 'bhpd  of refined parents.  For weeks Garst and Jean Lindsay  :bad fought with death for this one  small and apparently superfluous life.  There were times wben the doctor gave  up hope, and nothing, but the strength-  of inherent motherhood in the woman  seemed to keep tbe child alive.  "How is the little lad?'* the doctor  would  as^Ha'sIhe..entered the  ward  ���������morning' after  morning,  and  "Little  iL<*^"TT<rT5(Krnine"t^  -hospital.  \.As Jie,took a feeble bold on life, again  .bis whole starved little'heart'went out  1 and Maid hojd'on these two people.-^is;*  idoct'oV anh ���������'n'iti'se';':witb a'mightJneS&! or*'  love Which almost hurt bim at times.  Ho would lie ih'his'cot and. watching  t?he doctor whik'*h'iir>'!n*ade his rounds,  think that be liiust'.Tbe very like tlie  man, about'Hvfiom,** i^'urge*.L1ndsay:.--&'ad  told *-1 i'i in, r^ jv- ho"-.' ph^;'-1J v e d' * ^ u pb ix'������.^tli o  o.arth and healed tin..the sick people  and'Toved'llt'fle child/en'" li: never occurred to him to associate the beautiful s'tot'y^Jtb "tiie nsitae ho'bud so'Often heard in blasphemy in the street.  But be, looked at his own doctor and  felt that.it must be true.'  A'llgh't 'inlgl^' suddenly, hnvo been  tjirned on Inside * the small body,! so  swifti'was the "radiance which flooded  his face as Jean and her companion  eii me -lu. sight. .Garst sat down near  Uio wlieel chair *and, taking one small  hand, .boat it yoftly agalust bis broad  open palm.1 '*   ���������'>���������: ,--  "Next week," ho snid, "I nm going  to run nwny'. Into tbe country; with  Iilttlo ..Lad. forM.tt, fpw^days boforo���������bq-  !' foro l go nln'o'ad/'     ' "  v  I '.leiui Lirid'sa1'^'eould not quite conceal  tbe start his words .,-Jayo bor, bu,t slio  bold her voice steady." V- ' *.  ^"Tlien tho long contemplated courso  n,t lionn.is to be an-aocotopllsbod fact  after all," sbo snid, ,���������'.*, ..���������, ;  MXes," The doctor did not raise his  eyes- ''��������� r    ,       ,^   '"'  Llttlo Lnd had looked from ono to  the othor in vague bewlldorment.  "But, first of all," Garst went on,  "Llttlo Lad and I will, have perhaps a  Whole -vwok nyi splendid placo I know  of, where t'liero aro tall pino trees and  a, big lake."  jl-ItWiM ���������wntclilng^bo boy's fnc������ and  saw how the dcllgbt wWcb ,bls words  soft pine needles beneath aind they'd-^  ter lapping'idly at theijr.feet.     ',.- .. ,,  A ^wift. Intense desire to be one of  the little party rpse wftbiij-her.". For'  "the first time ihlier life she was" weary  of her work. More than she bad ever  wanted anything ��������� she'��������� wanted to get  away and be taken ,care ot. even as  Little, Lnd would be," by this'strong, self  reliant man.  As sbe stood there an ambulance  turned in at the gate, and Jean Lindsay sighed protestingly. She knew that  if'tbere was to* be, an operatiou she  would be santtor.and ber whole bein-;  rose in a quick revolt of wealcqess an->  inadequacy. Sue fell: that the sm'Ml of,  ether just then would strangl,*?'ber nmV,  put out her hands as though she would  push awuy, t,hii burden of Vesponsibjiltj  ���������those firm white hands to which  strong men had clung in nyony iind  within whose warm clasp mora* than  one little form bad'grow,_*"cold. v ���������  She tried, to realise a.s she stood  there what her lifo ,*-vould be when  Dexter Garst went out of it. ,  "A. month from now,''' site said, and  her"strong lip quivered���������"a month from  ihvnV'Iio will bo in Germany, iind I"���������  The thought was like a pall descend**.-!  ing upon the 'brightness' of the sun.  Sho turned away, and even as she did  so "Garst's -siheuce in a.nswer to Little  Lad's passionate "Make her come, too!"  came to her with a stab.,    ���������  ' "Miss   Lindsay   needs  a 'rest,',', the  bouse surgeon thought, looking*-, .after'  ber with a critical eye a moment later,  and noting the pallor of ljer face.*  That night as she made her,round of  .the ward she became aware of a pair  of bright eyes fixed ��������� upon1 her above  very flushed cheeks. .,������be saw at a  ' glance that Little Lad had been crying  and, going swiftly.to bis'side, knelt and  gathered him into ber arms.  '"'"What is'It,"sou?",      '   '"" '  The weak bauds went around bor  neck. '���������'������������������������������������'...���������  "Ijwanl; you���������to. come, too," he whispered ^itb TquLveringi;Iit)s: *. $ \.   \  The'sob'which. bad laln-heaVy.arou'nd  Jean's heart all day rose in liersthroat.  .   "He does not waut me to���������not ^ow���������  ���������.Little Lad," sbe said.wearily. " '"'  ���������   "He does!"   The'bciy pushed.ber from  ,bim and looked,up Uito her���������fuce.   "He  'said be did!   After you went away I  asked him, and be said 'yes.', 'JBtft he  said 'twasn't any use asking you;, that  he'd asked you .once to* gg away with'  bim to a .-"beautiful place^and to. live  with him always afterward, but that  PRAISE FOR THE ESQUIMAU.  Au   Industrious   <huj>   Who   De������e.rves  a.  ,   -    Uefpuic H-m-m*,.*: .      ���������       ...  '������������������������������������* ������������������     5ll    ii'*������      '��������� '.{I,        >  The natives of thc far North are a,  fast-dwindling race. Their ������ sun-' is  setting. Probably their midday sun.  never rose" higher ilian the midwinter sun rises in this latitude.  Most of tlie Eskimos hV*A*Ja������ka, ft"*: ���������-,  gathered at tho missions,    But    the  traveler.'will find ._-.fuw.in villages of  two or ihree ov half a dozen igloos  in places convenient for*"'fishing; ���������"������������������-|*r--jl----"''-  iish is tho staple dirt of these people..  Starvation and disease have left but  a remnant of onco populous tribes.  ��������� .Contact    with    the white raco haa  had "a '{"front deaj'.'to do, with! their "d������? ������������������','-  tcridrntion..   Tltey like whiskey^and^  liko all other native races,:   aro not  naturally    industrious.     "Bctoro    tho  coming of tho wliite hian stern    no~  cessity mado them provide    for,  tho-���������������������������������  immediate future.    Thc sea' supplied'"  *tihcm;iviib most.������f; their food,    and  sttberc   wero wild berries and various  kinds'of g-amc on the land "to vary  trieir fish diet.    By instinct inherited  from a long line of ancestors,    thoy  are fishermen and    hunters, t but by,*- ������������������-*,  contact witfn the Caucasia^/'ihey'arq* >J  makers    of ^cuiyos -and traders.    'In *  their new avocation's"  lthe# havo'" "become  dcpen*dent[������\o^a. great    extent ���������  upon the \y]iitcJ people'. ���������������������������-...(  But tho higher raco,is not rcspqqf^f^  .sible f,or nil their ills. '  The un'saiii-   ���������  tary s'tato in whJcW thcy.^l-ivejis    hot*'  ^���������conducive  to  longevity.    The impure' ,,-,''  air ' in' the' native   winter. 'TiiitV) Y ilio * *'**  lack    of    personal   cleanliness, - and  much    oi" the .food the"*" natives    eat  would shorten, thc days of thc -hard1-*    ������,  icst;peoplo. -,!.-;  U,.-t j /,   \f .}  The Eskimo'has-some qualities'-*1' of!-"**  character  to  be admired.      He    has  often shared his last bit of food with  starving     prospectors     or    wrecked  sailors. He is bright and    ingenious-,  .-simple minded.as, a child,, with iuhap.-. .���������.  py disposition--thnt takes no thought  'of'the morrow. Tie ^lii^onh^jj-hen^j^.  und(^*iebe*t!ftR!IIBp^  Tlie, Govermnerf'Slho^l'U'-.makp^some *f  provision'* fo^' the, EslciVn'o. ,H'ci*cari*6^ ������  mada^-Jelftsuppor^'n'g^ifeossibly iafCOii-rt' 4*.  tribiitor to thc wealth'"-of. the world; m  by p|acing' him' in- a. line* pf "-ybrk. for m  whic^ naturo'fitted].iiiiri'!,*-i?i*(ayid^^m %  wiih^nodfiirn /appliances, and"' means'*:* &  for flfehing, and whaling," ao^j'.jvll^'V.j" m  proper h*anagomeni he..willvb_come' t\'<* ii  .producer of wealth.-^Froin'-thcNoSfi-:"" II  e   S*1 -.-.-: x*.    :V. m'-i*'""'      timing'*'':.- m  ^S T^ 1,       . uclti   ,*l5;-i     *"  ���������itSa&rSffi.  I-  ���������di'  Ir'  Woiunn'N Wnf.     ���������  ���������        i,  Mrs. .IJrlght���������Itonlly. deniv you'ro not  looklug'a't all well. I don't think you'ro  fit to go to tho ofllco today..      '  Mr, nrlfi-ht-T do fool tough. I think  I will Stay liome.  Mrs. Bright (an hour later)*���������I don't  see why you can't take up tho parlor  carpot"Yim'l* dust It. Youlro just hat������-*  full  So tlioroW-jjlladolplila Ledger, --i  ,   i ��������� $ "���������^^���������^J-r*-' ���������%&  nearoom Vnnttlntlnn.   .  Ono of*tho down rules given roeentjy \ called up boenmo slowly clodded, ���������  by. an authority! for a'long llfo Is to sleep  with oue's bedroom dooi* open. It In at*  iriaifa crfnio thht'tn tliono dnys of knowledge of tno rnme of 'ventilation buildings  still go'op ,wlth "-bedrooms .unprovided  with nny;means to securp circulation of  'nlr. Transoms-Jkt, tho rivorngo private  ,house nro unknown. .Windows In the  city homo ctin be'nt only one side of tho  'room, nri'il With rto o*v������n,flrrplnei������ the pns-  sliiilltics of channrtng tbo,air during tbo  MM.*- -n%S0 ������1i\rt.t Tlio ������--,t-)*|nn"nf till* n-nn'!       .Top,'*   "'w'������r.f'   "S-*-)-.,.'p,*L.  dnftv It oti ofMsttt sttompt to assl-tt ln> | h^Bhe'dnnip tinlr frotr  providing poro nlr, hs- > >,   , \  As tbs cold lOAson sots lo tho closing  np of onr booses must followr, ond the  gain of tlio open nlr" llfo dnrlng'tbo hum-  mor will bo counteracted by the Mutt lh  VM-tUi-ii.' iu U* i*i*.vu.(Mi,tL*;,,������*,-.i !vi>% \.%  five ninmtlis,* Where a register Is in tho  room it should bo left open nt night, provided It Is known that, the cold.air -bo*  leading to tho furnace communicates dl-  reetly wltb the outer sir. ��������� * * \  ��������� Too strong erfjlihalls ca������i sen reel r bo'  laid'upon* (liU matter.' Jftnidlco'of ltl"ak  Hoiuo sleeping In fl bod pnlled to tho  mM'l'c ot.p S'iimrc cbntnficr, whna. n-ln-  ,doxx������ oppjicd on every aide and were left  rnlied throughout tho night, mny hav*  httn a little radical la bis habit, but be  ���������vird oo tbo right tide.  you wouldn't. Oh, how, .could you not  want to?" His eyes searched hers witb  incredulous reproach. , . ���������/ ���������;,  -Jean' bent suddenly and kissed him.  t tittje������/Ladi.thou������hjlt'sb^a(^i^iyd^^ook^  'ed so beautiful,"ijuf-iie-^wns not satis-  fled.    He put sbis hands against her  breast'.and -pflshed lic^b^ck .tiritil. be  could*.soe ber'���������face,.,iw., ..-.-.,,.������*....   .       ���������'.  ("Would you���������if he was to,ask yout,  again?" he pleaded wistfully';'%? ** -  /Then he was held close against hijr-,  bocom, and bor tears wotted (blscheek."  ���������"Yes, dear LlttlcT/Lad," shewlifepered.  "I would." .;  ���������   f.--'"*  He could hardly sleep that night with,  his longing for tlie morning. When it.  came he was in bis wheel chair watching the door by which the doctor would  enter, and1 as ho.saw, hlra he raised  hfcusojtf-jjoy.-'tbo, artnas of his clthlr until  he was:almost "Winding.) Ho (lid'not  know that .Tonn'Vnd'entered the corrl-  dqr from tho.otbor end aud was moving  toward .hlitite' *      ,  '  |fSbo siild"-���������he hnd' \r\ stop and swallow, for his 'oxcl'rVincnt- choked him���������  "she snid���������8lie-.w,ould!''She snid���������If you  was* to ask borfughln���������she wouldl" be  cried tremblingly: . ���������  garst's eyos went beyond tbe wheel  chair to tbo wqtynu who stood behind  It.*. A dull rod leaped to bis face. 'There  Waa a sweet tromulou'snoss' upon tho  gracious figure., that sent tho blood  bonndlug through Iiis veins, He took  a-step *.-.���������*-. ird1( ,nnd,tho stroug band  wpioh bo bold out'sliook.    ���������  "���������Will you?" ho nuked simply.  Jenn Inkl hpp.pwn VitbliUtwlth.-.a  lookod tbat blossod.  "I want to go, ovon raopo than Little  Lnd doosl" she snid.  M  *���������  '���������   .  -;*   4  ��������� t '  '__.;.  ;������������������>���������*.  *"WII1 she'eome too?" Ho motioned  with bis hand toward tbo ���������nurse.  Garst romiilued slloiit.    Tbo child'  turned to .foiiii.     '������) '"���������",.  "Won't you come;'too?"'lio pleaded.  He rend tlio negation In, her luco  even boforo she Blow;ly sliook her lioud  nnd flung himself toward the doctor.  "Mako bor como! Mako hor como,  tool" be bogged passionately,  t-    riritt     *-tl.*f *���������*-*-*������  ���������     -i *'v-f   .   ��������� ��������� l   ���������'������  mp irnlr from hit* forr-hci-d.  Ictsiod it.  "I'm afraid that would be quito lin-  posslblo, Llttlo* Lad," sbo said qutotly  and moved away dbtrti the corridor.'* '  ���������P-itf   hvrtn    *>(*    ������'V ft   flM   fry    o**1!    lnfrt*nt*A  f       - .   , -v   1     *..  i * I .    i ������������������'. ��������� r .   ���������������        ���������     y V,. . J . r *  %,   -    ��������� *  ��������� * V  pliyslcnl Wcnrlness seemed to have do-  Hucmled upon bor. Who fdJt stlflln* In  tbo bright glnro of tbo morning sunshine and, putjlng up lier band, push-  erf tlio libhvy;JiaIr hack from bor foro-  bond. WbOrt^sbe had passed-Ont of  sight of the doctor and Little Lad, sbo  turrwl nnd leaned ngnlnsf nn open win-  ddw, in phve ot tho Xmte red brick  walls of tho nurses* bbpio opposite sbo  seen d to soo n vlstn of tall trees, with  tbo doctor and Littlo Lad lying on tbo  ti  ,WORLD-NEW;xq,HJIVf' h^'^ifk $  ,��������������������������� .'-i-..^ ������������������-..;.������������������ ���������'-- ...,_J. ti������i* "ii_������-Mji  B.C. Hb 1 it i til ay, Heeaji -1.,-a aapi o t fo-*tafp������-������h������  1  -fi*CVk  hett Hnndeil'Vltoperatlf.M. "'v  Ono of.tbo gravest objections, to train-  fng a child to bo |eft handed Is tho certainty thnt.lt will bo nicknamed from  Its peculiarity, especially during tbo  early yoars of ���������;llfo. Most counties In  England bave thielr Idiomatic oxpres-  slqns to donoto left bandednoss, and  they aro often prollxod; to tbo unfortu-  , nnto-16ft blinded child's namo. In London tbe torb>lsattf<jk blinded, tho wold  boinfjalso oqulyalpnt to awkward. ^In  Lnhc'aslUWJt ii k-pnwed, In Yorkshire  gal lock or ga'tfk banded, aft expression  dn{lug back to at,leust the soyontecntli  f*'M^.t,-*t"'*. 'Tn 'Dr''li'"?!i,.**c 'iv*' I"!'*'1'!!' t',(*-  terot. ItOf* hnnilnd, cork banded 'nnd  corky handed, while in tbo Teosdnlo  district cuddy bandod is common, aud  in Nottinghamshire wallet banded.  In tho south of Kngland special terms  tn      ,"���������������,.,.������,������     Xi-tl     i. .., I. i,,,,.,,     ���������,.���������     ,.|,.A  found. In Dorset It Is,scrams banded,  and In Dovonshlro coochy handed. In  ���������Scotland wo 1"d gnwk banded, and In  tbo west oawry banded, In Irelnnd x\  loft hrindi'd mun Is called a klthogue.  Mr. Tim Henly used? tb i-i'Word In ���������������  speech nt -Kast. Wloklpm In-which .hf  ������i'<) thnt Mr.'0'K������>My eould fl^ht with  Ms .left, hnpa and bad already given  bis o'pfp^Pht some "Ulthogues" that  wouhl spoil his .-politic;! I beauty durtug  tho contost-LoiKtoii Cbivulcle,  Among those who came    to    Vancouver    during ,th.c..pipsing.,d^3St;���������,QL  November  was Harry  Jones,  a'veV-  erani..of Cariboo. ^yhq^W-^eW^ti^flUy,  ^WdholhTBrC'^W^We^Ti  was. a    nniqtit*-? ���������'������������������experience    for    Mr.  Jones.   It* was tlie;fi.^imb. ha h.^d %,  ���������seen a train,  IH calorie? traveled' * on "���������*-      .;  one.  -���������*������������������ ' ���������    ' ���������        '       - -. j .,  ;   Hq^j/i-.onfl^qf-J;he pioneers    of    tho  province,  and    crossed  the continent  (^frmrt*'iN;ew''*yovk������'rp San KranciKCo in, v*r  "the 'daysrof the,  prftirie    schaoner..  Thciice' 'ho went'north iiv'1872 by shlpu  with thc rush of. g'old-sookia-s up tbo.  .Eraser Hlveii, twd bas.,���������bcen , iu    tUc>  interior oyer .tfijgfc m .   -  James *\iurphy, senior member ior  Cariboo, accompanied him, and, px-  plaincfi  tho, engine, traiji and tlinint*   *'"  ���������'-'���������������* -' " *"--#   Joa^'r   ..^^     ���������  and sow. *   *     '  me.   m|&. rM....   "-.  stys thai he opines to tha    rivilv.-av' ���������������':,���������-,.'���������  question \*,l1h-i"i������������.*-fr(*s)v.pyo. Ho ->oU ou--������������������  woll onongli    without j-tiilwuvK ]\iin-   ,  so!.", and is p'erhn)?s hh'iJpiei- thnn'Ww'o'-*'1.  who   -'tvnvel ."tlio'iinnrtrl's 'of*    inil(������q-'-a"-"***   '   .j "**  yenr on the iron voiuh'AiQ-sl***. thing *)��������������� ;-'        "  *' "  certain:     II.  0. ��������� is. gopfL^pijKh,    fqc.jj  him. ' ,*,,',.       ')��������� * .      '"'���������..���������-"*,.,  As he says: 'TarHnftifnlary' ca'pa. ' ;  city is not dependent upon peeing locomotive -.wheels, go round."'   Somo ^*  have, seen tod ib'fihy trains nnd have,  got wheels Jn t!i$Hicnds.''  ,.   :.-. . ^'~7   ,, ,  A li.w niiimmondTovn.w. ...        .;���������'<.  Somo verses   by Dr.  William    Jl, ,.  Ih'uinnioiul appear, In tim   UeccmlVi-'i'"*   '  ipkjio ofltiJd^rifrOiin'ln'Phnadii.   In  tmso .v^seji^whlohitlia, pool huJ", call-    ..    i  erl   "Ch-irmelte," ''ho '' describes     a  sporting retreat' sorfWhero back   In  the Laurohtinns, which ho. has    (m  t   t,  (IowhI with ovory I'luirin, that it ii  ���������..jiosKlblo for such n placo to    hnvo,   /  'riicHe'inre jjoiiio of tho voj'hoh describ*  Ing "Charmotto"': '���������'- ���������������������������,  Awnv off bnek on de mountnln side, .  Not. -vnuy finer to iln' <li> Hpnt,       ' !  Wore ilc Iskij iielow Klio'g long nn' .wide,  A nlen leetl* ptaeo Isf������r, ,'  Melilie ien,.foot -lcop by twi-nly-two,,  An' If jrem enn Nee It I bet  Veu'll tint be surprise w'en. i.-ssy to yon,  I (lii'lMt'u dm placo CliuruiPtte, ���������  Pur, ������c>mi*J������"vly e)mi r������rt hnve uni Wife,  ' lio- fntiYlliy, tno, filmo���������  An' I'll BlleU (o (.'luii'iiir-Mi- vo long ma Ufa  Wan spsro to uxi.Uera below, <���������  Kor we esn't he napplrr tinn wc ticca  '���������'h-jj lii<..: j ; i-.iin, ii" - J'l i-ij,  An' If over dv rtennger cmo betwM-n  1)0 JuoUe Clifpnettii ns' mo,    ,.      ,   .  nni mt) I <���������*���������'!> *ir I* k'p t,w do my��������� !  Por -lynsinite.ntfre- 1*11 go;~-  An' nffw i|nt >ott oan hnni-.sll ilny  I'V* mo'iiu' un-iit-ar Cliiirniolte!  '*,*-* *,  r"  Hnd.  *<  Aipy-roor Mr. Ill I Hon haf hoop In a  railway HinaHii and Is sinking fast.  nolla-noni* me!   How sndl   And I  oniyirofti**"!'' b'm ������n*t.nynthl      '  f  Jt i.   ,.'      f nliilf>'t)v*n( ln^*i(ipjiNj- _  Tji  nenrly eo.-ry ������'*--,-/*.'���������   In   .tnp!>n*.a  flties IV ft public o\m .where 'lur a  small fee housuwtves 'may blive Ihcir  diniii'is and suppvis cuuked ' lor  them. ���������       .  r  ���������I.  ���������������*.  *  /I  *���������'*-'������.'* C H. TARBELL.  High Grade Stoves  ���������nd All Kitchen acquirement*  SP0RT8MENS GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  TANAKA & NAKANO,  PB_-JUU"i   Ul  BRANTFORD,....  ....MAS8EY-H ARRIS,  and other High-grade Wheels.  WM anfi Gun Repairing  NEATLY Jt PROMPTLY DONE.    -  Uekete ot tba celebrated  Solar Ray  Acetylene -:���������  Machines  3rd St.,   Cumberland  Go������>  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST-CLASS  CANTDY, FRUITS,  CIGARS & TOBACCOS.  Nanaimo Cigar Factory  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  BEST   ::   ON    ::   EARTH.  ;>zs.  a6t Breodwar. New York  MOT  Maunfactured hy  P GABLE * CO., mAXAIftO, B.C.  .. SMOKE ..  ������������������CUBAN  BLOSSOM"  A UNION MADE CIGAR  FROM  THE���������  Cuban Oigar Factory  P. Stoddart,  Practical Watchmaker,       Cumberland.  M. J. BOOTH,' Proprietor,  NANAIMO, B.C.  Before    Sending    East  Call  and eet my prices  which you will find lower.  If you  have  a Watch that does not  give satisfaction bring it to.  P. STODDART,  Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland.  When in Cumberland  STAY AT TKE...v,vi...  IE N DOME.  All CoHvumiNcas tor Quests.  Th������ Baa u Suppubd with  Best Liquors and Cigars  R. S. ROBESTSON.  WaVerly Hotel  First-Class Accommodation  .. ..at Seasonable Bates....  BEST OF WINES & LIQUORS.  S. SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.       *  T.D.McLMAN,     1  Thk Pioneer Watchmaker,  Jeweler and Opticiah.  lyes Tented Free,  You have the money, I have the  Goods, now I want the money and  you want tne Goi.-da bo come and  see what bargains you can get.  All the Latest MAGAZINES  aud tAVEJAS on hand .  HARNESS  V  gREAD, Cakes and Pies delivered daily to any part of City.  row, stock of _ Grocerie������  fJRUITS,  Candies,  pi PFS, Cigars,  Tobaccos.  AND NOVELTIES AT  Mrs   itALKEB?  (Whitney Block.)  Uf   WILLARD is prepared to  * * ���������   fill auy Ordera for Fine or  *  Heavy HarneM, at abort uotiet.  WILLARD BLOCK.     Cumtwlaiwl.  EVERY WEEK. 108 TO 136 PAGES  SUKCMf-TiON, J5.00 A YEAR  __d______________t___^_pp^__s)  TaeBflimriag aa* Mlolag Jearaal ta  nov toitt Wttta year. Ita aooeth sea-  ee���������������lie ���������aW wlU be taaeei shortly.  For a o-Mrter al ��������� wear/ U baa bees  pre^auneady Ihe ler-fUar radatar pert*  ���������steal, with a werM-Mcie ctrcalatioa.  n ****' *af*9 the paper la particnlarly  IM broad-f������������fB. Sabecrfetfcme  mTekaaf1dmerSma$h*a^fn$r  Campbells'   BAKERY.  A  Fine  Selection  of   AXES  always  on hand.  FRE8B BREAD every day.  Orders for SPEOIAL CAKES promptly attended to.  Dunsmnir Avenue,  Cumberland.  WILLIAMS BROS,  Livery Stable:  Teamsters and Draymen ���������  Single and Double rigs :  for Hire.    All Orders ���������  Promptly   Attended to. ���������  : Third St., Cumberland, B.C.  \wM  America's    Best    Republican    Paper.  XDZTOSIALLY   FEABLEBS.  f ��������� '..--)  Hem* from all partt of the world. Wall writton, original  ���������toriw. Aniwsrs to queries on ell subjects. Artletos  oo Health, the Home, New Booty and on Work Abort  ths Fam aad Garden,   ..  ���������tti Weekly Infer Ocean  Ths "Inter Ooean " is a member of tha A-soolatsd Preia and (��������� alio ths only Western  newspaper reoelvlng ths entire telsgraphio uewe service of the New York Son and  speoial sable of ths New York World, beaidan dally reports from over 2,000 ipecial  eomspondeati throughout the ooantry, No pen oan tell more folly WHY it is the  NEST en urth   Nspimalt & taiimo Ry  ....     ....  ....     ....     ....     ....  53���������TWELVE-PAGE PAPERS- 52      0T Omz Dollar a Year  Brimful of nswi from sTsrywbeie and  a perfect feast of spsolftl mat Mr.  r,nHit  ���������nhsoribe for the   ������ Cumberland News,"   and tho   ������������������ Weekly Inter  Oosan,'' one year, both Papera for $9.00.      ������r Btrietly in Advanos  We havo mads arrangement* with ths Inter Ooean, by whioh ws are unab\jtd to  give our roaders tho abovu raw opportunity of getting the recognised beit Republi*  din newspaper of tho U.S., and Uiu tiivvu nt the low rate of |2.00 instead of ths  tugular ratu of $8 no for the t*o. Rubaorlbora -wailing th������uiielvei ot thii offer  mui.t bo fully paid up aud in advanod.   Mtint ito for thu full 19 months uhdsr thli  oiler.     ..  ��������� 1       . > > >  ....       ������������������������������������  ....       ������*���������������      ....  BRICK AND TILE YARDS  mmmmmmmwmmmm  S. NAKANO, Proprietor.  ji. 1.11 !������������������ ijiiwi mw*mm*mmmaw*mm  Hard-Burned and ordinary Bricks.  Fire Brick*, Pressed and OrJmary.  Drain IVtei���������     ,3m., 4in������, and 6in  Fire Backing of all kinds to order.  Yards at Union Bay.  poir-Orrici ADDRKto-     OVMBBXRI-A-WX> M*Q  s. s. "City- of Nanaimo/  Leaves Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo, calling at Musgraves, Vesuvius. Crofton. Kuper, and Thetis  Islands first and third Tuesdays ol  each month? Fulford, Ganges, and  Femwood, remaining Tuesdays in  each month.  Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Comox, connecting with s,s. Joan nt  Nanaimo.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Nanaimo direct, connecting with  tram for Victoria  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 ���������������������.������ for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Na*  naimo and way ports.  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m.; first  and third Fridavs of each month to  Ganges, remaining Fridays of each  month to Ladysmith.  LeavesGangesor Ladysmith Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and way ports.  VANOOU-VSR-NAll-klMO BOVTI  8.8,    "JOAN,"  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays,  Sails from Vancouver alter arrival of C,  P.R. Train Wo. 1. daily except Sundays, at 1 p.m.  TIME TABLE EFFECTIVE  JUNE let, 1008.  VToroniA to wellxnoto*.  No. 2-felly, No. I-Sunday  a.m, r.M,  De.tt,00 VtotorU De. S.00  "  0.28 .Osldfimm  " 8,  " 10.94 Koeoia'e *������  4,84  " 11.00, .DuuWi , ������  8,00  r.M. r.w,  " 1288..        .Naaalmo  <���������  6.41  Ar 13 88..        WellingtsB Ar. 7.08  WBLLUfO* W TO VIOTOBIA,  No. i-bail No. 3-Hande>  a,h, _,_,  !>������������������  8.00 Wellington Ds. 8.00  "   8.90........Nanaimo  "  8.18  1002 Dunoan's  ���������<   5-00  " 10.42........Xesoig's......;.. "   5,3f>  "11.38 ColdeUeam  "   6 32  Ar 12.06 Viotoria Ar 7.00  Tboes-wid Mile and Commutation Tic  kets en sale, good ovei rail and steamer  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  The Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, steamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  .til Station**, good for going tourney Saturday and. Sunday, returning not later  than Monday.  G'BO. h. COUKTNEY,  Traffic Manager,  St. Anri* SCHOOL  QUAMICHAN,  B. C. )  A Boarding School for girls, with de*  partment for orphans, pleasantly located  at three miles from Duncans Station.  Primary and Preparatory English Couise.  Competent Instructors for Piano and  Needle-work. Cutting and Fitting alio  taught. Board and Tuition, $9 a month.  For particulars, address���������  SISTER SUPERIOR,  Tiouhalem P. O.  I.   O.   F.  (POURT DOMINO, 8518, meet*  the last Monday in the month  in the K. of P. Hall.  Visiting Brethren invited.  17m 128  ������        .  1  % <tf  the CDMBERUND NBWi SHE IS A MERRY  CHILD AGAIN  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  Conenmpttoii.  Pulmonary tuberculosis ls not a con-  tagious, but only a communicable disease. The codtact per se, of the consumptive Individual does, not convey  the disease. It ls now well known that  It Is mainly the tuberculosis expectoration, which, when dried and pulverized  to dust, constitutes the main danger of  Infection. The means to "prevent infection from tuberculosis expectoration or  saliva-expectorating only In proper  vessels, spittoons and pocket flasks,  proper use of handkerchiefs during  coughing, etc���������are now also universally taught.  It is absolutely demonstrated that a  tuberculosis patient, if he takes proper  care of his expectoration, does not constitute any danger to his fellow men.  In sanatoria and hospitals exclusively  devoted to the care of consumptives it  Is of the rarest occurrence for an attendant to contract the disease, the  hygienic precautions being so thorough. It may indeed be.said tbat In  these houses for consumptives one ls  less liable to contract consumption than  outside of them:���������Dr. S. A. Knopf in  Forum.  r Best  It is the fenoB that) has stood the test of time-etandB the heaviest strain-never  sags���������the standard the 'world over.   Order through our local agent or direct from ns.  201  Dodd's Kidney Pills, Cured Little  Edith Harris' Dropsy.  THE PAGE WIRE FENCE CO. LIMITED        Walkerville, Ont.    Montreal,������������.    St. John, H.B,    -mnnlpeg, Heat  Very Eccentric. .  "He's the most eccentric genius I ever  met."  "He certainly Is a genius, but I never  considered liim eocontrlc."  "That's just It. The iivei-ntfe -renins ia  eccentric, and his lack of eccentricity,  makes him all ihe more eccentric."--  tTiilndPlphia Ledper.  Hers Wan a Terrible Case���������It Proves thai  the great Kidney Remedy U good far  Old and Young alike and Cures all  form, uf Kidney Disease.  Weyburn, Assa., N.W.T.. Jan. hi.���������  (Special)���������No more remarkable cure  of dropsy has over been.put on record  than that of littlo Edith Harris, the  two-year-old daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. R-J. Harris of this place.  The little girl had dr.o*>sy ia its'  worst form. Sho was swollen* from  her feet to her shoulders so badly  that the doctor was afraid one" of her  feet would ">urst. Her. natural-waist  measure was eighteen Inches, but  when, the .disease was at its worsfj,  she measured thirty-four inches."Two  doctors attended her, but after throe  months struggle with the. disease. the  child was gradually growing worse,  and the parents had about given, 'up  all hope of saving the life. of their  child. .'-'''  ' At this time they determined to try  Dodd's Kidney Pil'ls--.*. Imagine..their  surprise and delight when'under this  treatment the child' began to" rapidly  improve. By the time she had. taken  three boxes, half a pill at a dose, the  swelling was gone, and the helpless  little invalid was transformed into a  merry laughing healthy child again. ���������"  Dodd's* Kidney Pills cure old and  y.oung alike, They oure kidney disease without regard to 'where soi*'in  what form it is found.    *.-.-,  ANIMAL SURGERY.  MOW'S   TWIST  We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for  any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by  Hall's Catarrh Cure.  F. J. CHENEY & CO., ToJcdo.O.  We, the undersized, have known F. J.  Cheney for the lost 13 years, and believe hlra  perfectly honorable In all business transactions  and financially able to carry out any obligations  made by their Arm.  WEST &-TRUAX,  Wholesale Drugr-lsts, Toledo. O.  WALDING, KINAN & MARVIN,  Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, ,0.  Hall's Catarrh Cure ls taken internally, acting directly upon  the blood and mucous,, ser-'  facf-B of the system.    Testimonials, sent free.  Price 75c per bottle.   Sold by all Druggists. j  Hall's Family Pills are the best.*  ___t \h .said  that Texas  alone    mar-  ~Kols~55������iooo^ooo ~ worCli-oFTaTCl c   ah"  uually. I     ,  Miiiard's Liniment Cares Diphtheria.  Wheel some men give a social blowout they never stop blowing'VabQiit  what' they blew in. on the affair. '  v���������. C. rilCTTARDS & CO.  Dear Sirs:���������Your MINARD'S     "LINI-  ��������� MENT is our remedy for sore throat,  colds and all ordinary ailments.  It never fails    to relieve and cure  promptly.  CHARLES WHOOTF.N.  Port Mulgrave.  Some    candidates get  " th<"-re    'with  both feet and others put both l'eet'in  if. .   .* -.-   -  Pain over the Eyes  Headache and Catarrh  Relieved in io m'nutes.  i  That dull, wretched pain in the head  just over the eyss is one of tho purest  sipns that the seeds of catarrh have been  sown, and it's your warning to administer the quickest and surest treatment to  prevent the seating of this dreaded malady. Dr. A-gnew's Catarrhal Powder will  stop all pain in ten minutes,. and:'cur.s'.'  -_i-*c>lri -hv_nll  rlrUKp-ists    ..*-       _^^ ._.  DR. ACMEW'S OINTMENT SOOTHES ALL SKIN  DISEASES.  35 GENTS IS  ��������� No mun has the heart to say "No"  when u girl asks if ho really und  truly loves her.  A GOOD NAME IS TO DE I'RIZRD.-  ���������llit-re Iiiivg boon Iniitp.tions of Dr. Thorn-  iib' Hi'lcctrlc Oil which may have 'oc������n  inJurioiiH to its good name, but if so, tho  inlury mm only been tmnporary. (lood-  noss must always como to the front and  throw into tlio shad* that which is  ���������vorthleHH. Ho It has boon with Eclectric  Oil,: no imitator can maintain itself  agajnst tho gpnulnr- article  Two millions of London's Inhabitants novor go to church.  Two often conso to bo company after thuy are made one.  V'f ���������   *  ���������ft'Is proposed to cut"a railfipad  ttmnol through the mountain known  an tho Faiellle, in tho, Jura Alps,  and to shorten the Journey l>ot\vjM>n  Paris and Hwltswrlawl by two aiid a  half hours,  i ������������������  Falling hair means weak hair*  Then strengthen your hair;  feed It with the only hair food,  Ayer's Hair Vigor. It checks  falling hair, makes the hair  Hair Vigor  grow, completely cures dandruff. And it always restores  color to gray hair, all the rich,  dark color of early life,  ."My,Mr wm filling ���������**' '*Mf andtwas  sfrtid I would Ion it nd, nl frisd Ayer-i  Hslr Vigor. Hqutobl*-itn. 'U tlio Ulllm* aai  made wr Imlr ������II loo'tild v libit tap.}} "  K1DIUJ04. X, AU.SK, Kll������.helh,K. J.  Falling Hair  In - Germany 435 piano factories  make So,000 instruments Ulmually'.  Hull'-of them, or about- six million  dollars' worth, are sold.abroad, principally in, England.  Bright's Disease���������Insidious J  doer p ivo ! relentless ! hns foiled  h-11-.dri..s of trials by medical science to  stem th������ tiile of its ravagos���������and not until South American Kidney. Curo .proved  beyond a doubt its power to turn the  tho title, was there a aleatn of anything  but despair for the victim of this dread  form of kidney disease.��������� 5i.  If more men would think and fewer  wonder, tho number of failures in" llfo  would be greatly reduced. Think !  That i.s the word, and, having  thought,  uct.  Hinard'i Liniment Cores Distenftf,  Ono of tho features of the Pari**  motor show is an absolutely noise*  less car. Persons in the neighbor  hood of oik*) of theso will not know  that there is car within a mile uuti  they wake up in the hospital.���������  Punch,  Little but Soarohlng.-Dr. von  Stan's I'lnuapple Tablots are not bt*  aauaequs dosei that contain injurieus  drugs or narcotics���������they are the pure  ���������/���������Rotable pepsin��������� tho medicinal' extract  from this luscious fruit, and the tablets  are prepared tn at palatable form as the  fruit itself. They curo Indigestion. 00  ia a box, 35 cents,���������60  'SiiceoBFi'ul pri?.e ; ftghtors get their  pay-by the pound.  .   , maammammmmmwmm^mMaawmmmmmm  , Claielfled*  "Horo'sao account of a big, landslide," said tbo new roportor. ���������'Untler  what hond shall I put it?" i',  "Put it with tho, real estoite transfers," snid tlio city oditor, as ho wroto  "Contlmiod on tho forty-fourth pago"  In tho tulddlo of a four lino paragraph.  Not So Qnlot.  Mrs; Muggin-i���������Your husband drosses  rntlior nulotly. doesn't ho?  Mrs. liugglna-Huinph! You ought  to honr him Homotlnios wliou ho can't  Uml   his  I'olhir  button!  I    Millv-l'm wrtrlna* to Dolly.    Tlnva  ! you nny nio?mn(*r������-������ for hor?  Tilly-Whtit! Writing to that horrid  creature? Well, give her my love.  *Xntoe   -ir**-**-****'*-   ���������")������������������-   flraf    t*>1r,V   iftor-  ward nnd repent forovor.-Socker.  It I* "wild thnt the color tones of the  1 -sky hnvo an infiuenco upon the chnr  1 lifter uutl tempera meat of tho pooplo  ! who livo un-jMi" th-*tlfe  j III* inoomnleteno...  ; Qvevivc Do y.ni uu'au lo t*uy that  , Mfs-A Foleher mild I timl no head on mc?  1 flray-U>ll. If she d'dii't any thnt In  ; ������i uuiny word* sin- snid tubitanttsUly  llie N-ime thliiR. fihe to!d !>ni������y llrown  you were all hcart-Uoston Trttuscript  Wild Beasts Aro Wine liv Meaictno  and EUmlly Keal ThemselTc*.  Most people have seen' a sick cat eat  grass or an uneasy dog seek-out some  weed and devour it greedily to make hia  complaining stomach feel better. Some  few amy have read John Wesley's directions ou the art of keeping well���������  which have uot, however, fouud their  wuy into his book oif discipline for the  soul���������and have noticed with surprised  interest his claim that many medicines In use among the common people  and the physicians of his time were  discovered by watching the aulinals'*  that sought out these things to heal;  their diseases. "If they heal animals,  they will also heal men." is his invincible argument. Others may have,  dipped deep into Iudlan history aud  folklore and learned that many of* the  herbs used by the American tribes, and  especially the cures for rheumatism,  dysentery, lever and snake bites, were  learned direct from thb animals by  notitig the rheumatic old bear grub for  fern roots or bathe in the hot mud of a  sulphur spring and by watching -with  eager eyes what plants the wild creatures ate when bitten by rattlers or  wasted by the fever.  The most elemental kind of surgery  is that which amputates a leg wheu it  is broken���������not. always or.'often, but  only.when.the wound festers from' de-:  cay.'or. lly bite and; so endangers the  whoie. body. Probably the best illustration of this is found' in the coonh(.who  bus a score% of' traits that place him*  very high among intelligent animals.  When a coon's foot is shattered by a-  bullet he will cut it off.promptly and  w:)sli the stump In running water; partly to reduce the inflnmiuationand'part-  ly. uo doubt, to make it perfectly clean.  As it heals he uses his tongue on the  wound freely, as a dog does, to cleanso  it perhaps "and .by the soft massage of  his tongue' to 'reduce the swelling and  "allay the pain.  Hia Mistake as to American Girls.  "7rnOTisTlll^lrI^ho_wa"'rrewBtly"ih~  Germany met a young English officer-  vvho was In the same city, and, In fact,-  in the same house with her^ for two  months, studying German foFVis-pro-* .*  motion.  Llkejmpjjl; .Europeans; he ba^f  the Usual absurd' ideas'aboute-Tibe feirja,'  of this country, who, In. the minds of  the  untraveled  foreigner,- are-.rather  hoyden creatures, who $pipke,'ftnd* have  other masculine traits.* *���������  '  After dinner; one day In the^arly. ao, I  qunintarjeeship of tbe couple tho officer offered tbe Louisville girl a cigarette, and upon her refusing it he, said:  ."Why, I thought all the girls in the  United States smoked;" ������������������    *   -  '"So we doi" replied .the "girl, "but  never cigarettes, only pipes. If you will  get that pipe off tbe mantelpiece 4o ,the  next room I shall be charmed to smoke  with you."  Not suspecting the Joke she was playing on him, the officer brought tbe pipe  and filled It, and it was not until he  saw tbe wry faces his friend made la  attempting to carry out tbe joke that  he appreciated tbe situation. He was.  continually telling tbe American in a  tone of surprise that she was Just Ilk*  the girls at borne to England, and her  rejoinder was:  "Lieutenant don't yon think a ladr  Is a lady, tbe world over?"���������Loulsvillt  Courier-Journal  ���������->-*.^-���������������������-������-������������������-_������������������  Throat Troablt.  "You look bad, old man. What's the  matter?"  ���������Throat trouble."  "I didn't know you were subject to  lt.������f ���������  "Yes, I dm. This throat belongs to  the .newcomer *ln tlio next houso, who  practices singing at all hours of tho  night"  '_:>:  wmmmmatmmmmmmmmmmemmmwmmwmM}   :  'A Posalble ContliiK*ner,  "ttometnbor, my boy,'!,s-ild tho old  ninh to lils son, who was about to  join tho army, "never talk back to your  ofllcors,"  "But, fathor." Inquired tho young  American anxiously, "supposing tbey  talk buck to mo?"  Castom's fleprehoni-tblo Work.  '���������Custom Made Pnnts," soliloquized  the professor, observing a sign Iu a  clothier's window. "Did It? Well,  custom was In mighty small business  wueu it cut puutuiovua tluttii U-  p4*iU"~CLkw4'������ Tiiluuu.  -UlMUmiUUv!  Jtil  CWER ONE HUMORED YEA&S OF MILLING"EXPERIENCE^.  The necessity of Reliability���������saves labor���������saves carpets-  saves time���������saves money.  Bamboo=Handled  Broom.  Sherwd Buyers need no urging���������they insist upon being supplied  with these Brooms that stand alone.  Red Spruce Gum  For Coughs and Colds.  Are  V01  lulldlngT      If  EDDY'S IMPERVIOUS SHEATHING  Ths������ Bos* "Bulldl-nrg F������������p*r tAAmtim*.  It is very much stronntr nnd thicker than any other (tarred or build-  1 IriR)  paper.  It Is impervious to wind, keeps out cold,.keeps In heat, car-  r|ea no emeJlor odor, absorbs no .moisture. Imparts no taste or flavor to  anything with which it comes in contact,  It ls largely used not only for  , sheeting houst-s, but (or linln-** cold etorage buildings, refrigerators, dalr-  Uio creameries, and all places where the object IS to keep an even and  , uniform temperature, apd at the same time avoiding dampness,  Writs our Agents' Tf ft ft PERtSI, Winnipeg, for ssmplss.  The G. B. EDDY CO., Limited, HULL.  art  Do You Want  ' SOME ONI TO HMUH.I VOW IIIIPMINTS f%  ,T0 OOMION.VOUR OIMN TO A RIUAILI FIRM     /  M0M*������f MSVIOE AND OASCfUL ATTENTION S  If so, the nnderslgned wants your business and will endeavor to give satisfaction*  '   *        Oaih advanced on oonslffnments,.   Roterencei Union,Bank.p( Canada,  The oldest eitnbllihed Orain Oommlislon  '     -   . MerphanUn Winnipeg,  .  .   ,   Qraln Ixohsngs, Winnipeg.  S. SPINK  tun  VX5  tis*  st  Incases of infectioiiB, illnoM   it iSf-'Orfn'. Mac Arthur, commanding   tho  well to know that an onion cut into  four quarturtt.'nh'd placed In a oaucor  In tho sick '-room takes in much'of  tho Infection. .  Tlio averago man wants others to  Daby Humort.���������Df. Amiow* omt-  ...nt mjothoH, ciuU'ts, ftml oftocts f|Ulck  .ti.l eiTi-itlvu cure* in nil skin eruiaions  oniinon to Imhy durinu: tiu>iltiiigi tini������.  t l������ hitriiili'.Hn to th.) Imlr In fuw;** ot  ���������I.iiM Hciid, nn������l e\irt>t%, Ko/ninin, 'Halt  'liitiun. .unl ������H Skin Vi'aotows ol older  1(*ii*l*lt������    'l.^ I'unU.���������B5  nee him as h������������ area hiniNolf.  Military Department of California,  reports 1,344 dosortlonH, or inoru  thnn 20 por cont. of cnlietud stroritfth  during tho last year,  THK PRMOM, nyHI'F.PHIA.-Tn ol.t������n  tlmt* it wiih i\ populnr UoHoT that di-iunnii  riiovnl Invisibly through tho ambient air,  Hiking t������ enter Into num an'l troublo *  *���������>..������������������������-������ At tlin i>r.������������#nt tiny th* dmiitill  ������iv������n������>|inlft. Ih ftt large in th������ mme wny,  M't-king hiiliUntlon in thoso who .toy enre-  IciiH or unwiHO living invito' him. Ami  onco Im iMitorH 11 man it ir* ililllcitlt to  tlislii'li'" him Hi* tlmt llnili hlm*oH so  imrjuiHu'il hIuiii'i' know 'hilt; 11 vnllant  frl������������iiil to *lo Imttlo for him with'tho un-  a>-������'i\ I'm* ii, I'linii'-U*!''** Vt'u;.M.nlili' I'IIIm,  which an* ever n-iiily for thu trial.  .  U'������-������,t   K'���������������'���������'��������� y      d'.filo   .  with  TA.*vt*r'N Pry  Hoep    n   powdi'f       It  will remove tho "grow*-* with the grontimv  Many  a 111 i-n'.*'  rc-j-pi'f't for  old  a*  I .1 I ��������� , I .,-1..  t W I I'll  row,  ilfilV.i'- ������������������������-i  h:\Vi* to row X\neX< In  n������   hiu  ns   the   one  yon   bor-  ril.U.���������Pysi������<������psla  i*  a fo������  ,n .ne i-Diihtuiiily prnrip'ltH'  Ovev  22,noo    pooplf  witii  Kilifl   in  India  by  w.������rponlM  lu>-t   your      Un.v  WOHlli   V'OH   likt'  tO  live  lIliM-.*'-  Shirt waists and dainty  linen are made delightfully  clean and fresh with Sunlight Soap,       -    -     a  Tho pciicfi dtrcnath of tin? IIhj* '.'i  army is hut ii iiiiiiuni on o    ���������������.������.'   jirmv iininhi'tn nhout  1 M>.'������''������ ���������'������*'<���������  A   MAO It'  Ullfl   M, llhll  to hi! iin^i'iu.'iiuv vtin(iul*hi������il In oiif, It  mrk.'i* I'm i������|i|������*itrnnrt������ In iinother i'irw������  lion In iminv tho ."iK.wiv*- ������|t|tiir.ttu������  U "t" "W"li<--'������it* iin tho mwhuiilxiii of a  wot. h or (���������1'lj'iitilif in*tnimi*nt. In which  0-.i>n a liri'uth t������f air will nn*k������������ a viirin-  t|on. With ������irli r*<������rHi������tiii dlaonHora nt th-f  floinarh    t-n*in-   liom     thu in������������t trivl.il  f.1-;',*-*.     -pnl     .������������������in*-,'     i-i>t.<l*l     ������>|ffl������--!rir** T,%  lUvkf- I'muio'ior'*! \���������.-������r������t������i.li!������t I'lllm *.)-������ i*>  .*t>!!iri!*<!i������!������t nx mlW and ������ur������  j    Si'nro   1S52  mow thin   .'.'vOuo    . r.;:������  virts  hnve Imn ***������>-   <"   '���������v''"('h  ,:^"  ttJIll,   nf   Whom   ",|   JlrT   r.M      died      O'i  ������H-MM<H������,       hllTiisll|">      UI"l      ilisUllit.JttV  ftiyd.  Towi'l* 11:id onn* can tu*v������r he toil  fr.-li  W"N. U. NO.463.  , 1 -       ,  ��������� * ��������� ir. --**������  issued every Tuesday.      J     Telegraphic News  icription... .,$S*oo a year,  '  '���������THR. B. an&erson, JEbitor.  _r Advertisers who want their ad  ������U������n*?ed, should get copy In by  0 -a.m. daf before issue.  Tho Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composition of letter correspondents.  Job Work Strictly 0. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  **. ..-.'.-'''  March*���������to which all persons of  experience in these latitudes look  forward with apprehension���������is a  blusterer.   It is a refupe part of the  year which by general consent has  been turned over to Lent and penitence.    In nearly all parts of the  world its character is uncertain.  It   passes  quickly  and violently  from one unpleasant mood to another��������� wind,  rain,  enow,  thaw,  slush, penetrating frosts, and sometimes a powerful Run acting upon a  disorganized earth.    It is so discouraging to  life  that  even the  Irishman recognises the fact that if  he lives   through  the  month  of  March he lives the year round. No  objection iB raised here to having  Lent substantially occupy March;  though the practice doubtless adds  something to iis -ombre and penitential character.    No one h-is a  good word to nay for this inontn,  but there is thi** to be Said, that if  the fast. d< es not improve March, it  ought to elevate and spiritualize the  people who have  to  endure   the  physicial  misery  of  the month.  Every, month ih the regions occupied by hi������h; civilizations has a  certain character, and an ingenious  parallel might be run-as to this rc*-  -presentative-charat*ter-of--d-iffeTent-  nationalities���������the cool, the fiery,  the fickle, the steadfast,' the ������������������* uel,  the lax, and so on, although few  nations would like to have blustering March taken as typical of its  character.    It is an unexplained  phenomenon that peoples have a  national eharacter, that it is not  always easy to trace in the individuals of a nation.    That is the  impression the nation as a whole  makes upon the rest of the world.  That is meant when we say we  know that Germany is over-bearing,  but feel much at home among the  Germans ; or that France is mis-  cbief-making, but there  is great  pleasure in life among the French.  The nation, then, has a sort of personality, and it is ueuully its obtrusively selfish side and unlovely  traits   that  most  imprest* other  nations.    March should  be cut  down to twenty eight days.    The  extra day could be given to it once  in four years, but it is a question  whether it should not go tu a nice  month that would mako butter use  of the loap-yoiii" privilu-jo than this  month, which abuses most human  sensibilities,    Who, for instance,  would not like a longer June?  *t^^mW*W*mm*^*jm*^^  Messrs Weiler Bros, have been  given the Role right io sell Osier-  moor Patent Elastic Felt Maitr-wes  In Violorla, and aro authorized to  endorse tho very strong gun i an teen  given by tho Manufacturers, Messrs  Ostermoor & Co of Now York,  This guarantee is that Osiormoor  Mattresses are tbo equal of any loll  hair mattresn over made in cleanliness, durability and comfoH. Tf  you are not eonvlnowl of thin after  thirty night"*' trial you can havo  your money back���������you take no  chances.  Receiving this week at the Cash  Furniture Htnre a oonsienment of  Go-Carte, Kitchen Tables, Moss  M������ttres*ec*, Ac. 8oe������������ncl hand furniture taken in exchange for new  AH kind* repuiiiKl.  Vancouver, I4th-^A. H. Oieon,  aged 27 years, a prominent Norwegian resident of Victoria, committed suicide, to-day by shooting  him elf through the tw-art.  Dr Mclnnes, ex-Governor of B.C.  is seriously ill at his ho.ne. Very  little hope is entertained for his  recovery.  - Victoria, i4���������The body of David  Ferguson, w ho was missing in December, was found yesterday on  Saanich Road. His throat was cut,  the penknife with which the deed  was done being still in his clenched  hand. The face and hands were  decompo?ed.  Paris 14th���������A despatch from  Tokio under to-days date says that  a second attempt by the Japanese  to block the entrance to the harbor  of Port Arthur has failed. Another  despatch says that the Japanese  have landed in force at a northern point ih Korea but the report  is denied by Koreans coming from  the place mentioned. From Paris  there comes a rumor tbat France  and America are going to offer to  mediate between the belligerents  but it; will not be for a time yet.  St Petersburg 14th���������There, is no  truth in the reports that the Russians have abandoned Pdrt Arthur.  The situation there if unchanged  and nothing of importance has oc-.  curred there in the last 24 hours.  Wei Hai Wei 14th���������The Japanese here report that Port Arthur  has been captured.  Tien Tsin 14th���������The reported  capture of Port Arthur by Japanese is not believed here, accord ing  to a telegram received here m 11  o'clock and which left Port Anhur  at 7 o'clock Sunday evening.  Tien Tsin 14th���������A serious riot  ^has_bioMn_Q,ut.aLS.ha.nghai, Details are lacking.  Another Load for George's Spirit.  The Washington Centennial  Guard celebrated Washington's  Birthday with a banquet in the  Long Room of Fraunces' Tavern in  this city, the room in which Washington took leave of his officers. In  such a,pi ace, hallowed by association with the man who would not  tell a lie, the spirit of truth holds  sway, and the speakeja last Monday confined themselves to the  strictest verities. Among the important historical faots recalled by  Mr Louis F, Cornish, secretary of  the Sons of the American Revolutions, was this, that in 1740 lobsters  ranged six feet long in New York  Bay, and were of that size until all  tbe big ones were soared away from  these waters by the commotion of  the British fleet; and oysters in  these days he said, were fourteen  inohes long, Truly we live, in de  generate days; but it is a world of  compensation; lobsters have de-  uR-tttiod in size most deplorably, but  whon it comes to long bows the  Sons are a hunt!rod yoaru in nd  vance of thoir Revolutionary sires,  ���������FOURMT AND STRKAM.  Comox Assessment Dlitrlct.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in  accordance with the Statutes, thnt  Provincial Revenue Tax und all issesseri  Taxes and Income Tax, assessed and  levied, undei the Assessment Act, are  now due and nnvfthto on the ret ,\iV 0r  April, iQo���������, (nr the y������������ar xt)o/\,  All taxes collectible for the Comox  Assessment District are due And pay.  able at my office, situate nt Cumberland,  This notice, in terms of Law, is equivalent to a McmoiMi (iemanu oyme upon  all persons liable for taxes.  Dated at Cumberland  14th March,  1904,  JOHN HAIRD,  ASSESSOR AN!- COM.ECTOK,  CnmoxA-taesameM Dinner,  Cumberland l*ost*OnW  TEACHERS  INSTITUTE,,.  mm* *mw.mm  The Coniox Teachers' Institute  will hold its semiannual sessions  in the High School building at  Cumberland on Friday March 18th  The Programme for the evening  session is as follows:���������  Instrumental duet, Miss McOuat and  Mr Taylor; Chairman's Address; "Readv  ing, Miss Ramsay; Address, Inspector  Stewar; Vocal Solo, Miss 'Cameron; Address, Rev Mr Elmhurst; Selection by  Orchestra, Mrs and Messrs Anderson';  Address, Rev Mr Misener; Vocal Solo,  Mr Napier; Address, Rev Mr Christmas;  Song, Mrs Hill;  Parents and others interested are  cordially invited to be present at  any or all of the sessions.  Provincial Skokbtary's Omen,  15th February, 1904.  TTIS HONOUR the Lieutenant-Governor  *       directs the publication of the following official notice published in an Extra of  The Canada Gazette, dated 11th February,  1904.  By Command,  RICHARD McpRIDE,  Provincial Seoretary.  TT IS EXCELLENCY the Governor-Wen.  ~ .*��������� era! baa received a telegram from tbe  Right Honourable the Secretary of State  for the Colonies drawing attention to His  Majesty's proclamation of neutrality in the  ������ccaaiou of the war between Japan and  Russia; The text of the proclamation has  not yet come to hand. In the meantime  Hia Excellency the Governor-General hereby charges and commands all subjects of  His Majesty within tbe Dominion of Canada  to observe strict neutrality in and during  the aforesaid war, and to abstain from violating or contravening either the laws and  statutes of the realm in that behalf, or the  law of nations in relation thereto.  Attention is also directed to the require-  nienst ot the Foreign Enlistment Aot, and  the rules based thereon. All British subjects are warned against any transgression  of tfse same.  The following joules jiroj^rebyj-leohwd  to be in force forthwith:���������  Rule A.--No ships of war of either belligerent, may use the British water an places  of resort ..fonwar-like purposes or equipment,, or may.;leave.'British .waters until  twgi'ty.four (24) hourd-after a ship of either  belligerent, whether a ship of war or mer������  chant ship. *��������� ���������  Rale B.frEVery snob ship of war shall be  roquired to put. to sea witb in twenty-four  (24) hour** after'entrance', unless In event of  ���������tress of weather necessary for repairs or  provisions, in whioh oue it must leave aa  soon as possible, and oertainly within  twenty-four (24) hours of completion ot  repairs,  Rule B is subject to Rule A, and time,  must be extended accordingly. No supplies  to be allowed beyond provisions and subsistence for orew necessary for immediate  use,,nor ooal beyond what oan take the  ship to the nearest port of its own country,  No ship ean ooal in any British port twiee  within three months, No prises oan be  bro-jghfc into British waters,  By Command,  R. W, SCOTT,  Seoretary of (State,  Provbccu**, SramBTAnv's Qmea,  10th February, 1004.  018 HONOR tho Lieutoueut Governor  directs the publication of thu undermentioned further offloial notiae published  iu an Extra of The Canada Gsiette of the  10th instant,  By Command,  RICHARD MoBRIDE,  Provincial Secretary,  His Excellency the Governor General has  reoelvsd a further telegram from the Right  Honourable tbe Seoretary of State for the  Colonies, direoting that the following additional roles be added to thoso already  published touohiog tbe coaling of belligerent  vessels of war in British portsi���������  (1.) During continuation ol hostilities no  ooal to tie supplied to war ships of either of  the bstf-gereut powers, exospt on a written  authorisation M the competent port author*  Hies, specifying the amount of ooal which  may be supplied 1  12.) Before issuing any authorisation for  tl>������ ������upy'j ui vmi w auy tn-iiuerent was  ship tn. port authority shall obtain ��������� writ*  ten declaration, duly signed by the officer  commanding such war ship, of the destination to which it is proceeding, and the  amount of ooal already on hoard.  By Command,  R. W, 800TT,|  Seoretary of State.  i*   1  ift the COUNTY COURT of NANAIMO  HOLDEN AT CUMBERLAND.  In the goods of Chow Sen (Runner, No. 4)  deceased Intestate.  NOTICE Is hereby given that by order of  his Honor K'i Harrison, Judge of tbe  County Court of Nanaimo, dated the 2nd  day of March, 1904, H. P. Collis, of the  City of Cumberland, Official Administrator,  has been npiMiinted Adn.iuintralor of all and  ���������ingulaf' the goods, chattUs, and credits of  tbe above dec-Wd. ' e  Dated this 11th day of Maroh, 1904.  C. H. BEEVOR POTTS,  ,   Solicitor for the Administrator.  LAND   NOTIOE.  TAKE NOTICE that sixty days after  date, I intend to make application to the  Chief Commissioners of Lauds and Works,  to purchase a small island containing about  -Ten (10) acres, and l>ing about J mile  north-westerly from Ramsay Island, and  between Ramsay Island aud Murchison  Island.  Dated this 6th day of June, 1003.  F. VV. HOVVAY.  BREEDERS ATTENTION!  The Dairymans and Live Stock Association have hgam elected me as their  Secretary, and I have been instructed  1 ������������������ tt*  ,*. ��������� ������������������ '���������'���������".���������  to arrange for a shipment of Breeding  Stock, from the Eastern Provinces, and  I am now prepared to quote ynu prices  and give such other information that will  ensure getting good serviceable stock  at reasonable prices. ',  It will be my earnest endeavour to  give the same satisfaction to the Patrons  of the Association in the future, as 1 have  in the past two year;?. Any person wanting Slock out with thib 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 ������23  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 plah. We can  help you qualify at home,  in spare time, and at small  expense, for'any of the following positions:  Nsctanleal, OeclrlcU, tin*, Civil, tr  Mtelsf EmtoMr; Dnftsmn; Architect; look-  kispsr; Stnigrapftsr; Show-drd Wrttir*  Midow Drester; or Ad Writer.  Writ* TODAY, statins; whleh pmot.  tion Interests yoo, to  INTERNATIONAL  Correspondence   Schools  *ex 799, SCEANTOH, PA.  OB UU 0M OCR MCA- Wtf BMUTAVmb  When Cold  Rexn IK -0-  5B*EB  When Warm  DRI3SIZ:  ZElEEJIR/  THE BEER WHICH WILL BEST WARM YOU  THE BEER WHICH IS THE COOLEST  Is made by the      mm\T'  UNION BREWING CO., Ltd.  Turn,  ������*��������� DUNSHOIB 8TBEET P, 0. Dr.w.r   <M  i  ....CITY MEAT MARKET...,  TO THE PUBLIC,  We have opened a Fish and Meat Market and keep only the  Best of Meats in Stosk. We oan supply Beef by the  Quarter at e. and we desire all Boarding Houses and  Hotels as well .us private houses  to  enquire our prioes,  DUNSMUIR AVE.,  Cumberland.  McKAY BROS.  FOR SALE.  ISO Ac, Drown Brant Land  On VALDEZ ISLAND,  100 acre** in Orasfi Pasture, about  10 acre** in Meadow.  House, Barn, Stable, and other  OuthouHoa.  50 FRUIT fIM1D8 ia  BEARING  Well watered by a oreek ; 2 miles  from Wharf, having somi-woekfy  steamer   calls   from   Vancouver,  18 HEAD OOOD BTOQg, Ac, Ac,  -A.   BABQ-AI1T  Apply this Office.  NOXIOil,  '   THIRTY DOLLARS REWARD  Will h* yilif for information that will lead  to the eonvietion of any person tmdty nf  throwing rooks or other missels against my  uabin in Courtenay.  JOHN JOHN8TON,  You can get Pit Boots, Overalls.  Pit Cape, (fee, at rock bottom prioea  at the Corner Store,  THE    CASH  HED  STOIREl  Now  Oprn  for  BusmtM,  A FULL LINE  OV EASTERN AND B.O.  FURNITURE,  MATTRESSES of all kinds,  LINOLEUMS,  OILCLOTHS,  CHINA MATTWfl,  COTS, CRADLES,  BUGGIES and GO-OARTS.  All kinds of Fttrnltnrn  "Raj-iiM'"'^,  Sooond-band "Furniture Bought  ......and Sold,,,,,,  JSSS9BSSS3  A. Nickerson,  DoasituiM, A*!*.,  QvM**atAMe\  V,  ������*  .J!

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