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 TENTH  YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C.   TUESDAY,  MARCH i, 1904.  tBTSfiiiffi-I^^ ������������������**?.  THE BIG STORE  Special Sale  Of BLANKETS  \  I  WE have. juBt received about 50 PAIRS of  SCOTCH BLANKETS in Scarlet, Grey  and White, direct from Scotland.  The Price of Blankets  Has Advanced.  THESE BLANKETS WERE BOUGHT BE-  FORE THE ADVANCE which gives you  .;,. a Golden opportunity   s  ii  S. LEISER & CQ, Ltd.  Nicholles & Renouf, Ld.  61 YATES STREET,   VICTORIA, B. C.   ���������juet-receivod-largeV8hipmont-_of_-  IK/d-ST   AGK5? hk3^^  CULTIVATORS,  SEED DRILLS,   WHEEL HOES, Etc.-  VBRY LATBST IMPROTOMBSTB. ^  Call and see them or write for catalogues and prices.  P.O. Drawer. 568  A,  Telephone 82.  Sola Agents for B.O.  Did you ever stop to think  Local and Persona!  Mrs Thorburn is here on a visit  to her daughter, Mrs A. Somerville  MessrB F. D. Little fend G. Clinton, wero passengers to Victoria  last week. Mr Clinton returned  home by 'Thistle" Sunday evening  Mr Fred Waller, representing the  Scranton Commercial College is  -���������pending a week in Cumberland.  Messrs Grunt & Mounce contemplate using a locomotive for hauling theii log-- from the woods, dits-  peiibing with horses,  Mr W.Miller of the C.P.R. fuel  department, Vnncouver, and Mr  Evunti, superintendent of.Traiumen  were in. Cumliuriand lust week, in  connection with the coal supply  from this place.  Receiving this week at the Cash  Furniture Store a consignment of  Go-Carls, Kitchen Tables, Moss  Mattres.-es, &c. Second hand furniture taken in exchange for. new.  Ail kinds repaired,.  J. Cookson of the Cookson En-  gin������?f*ri*-:g fitu������ Victoria, arrived  here on Tint-day Evening to make  a final inspection of the heating  plant rectntly j laced by them in  ino U.& (J. Hospital.  Mr C. H. Lufjrin has purchased  the weekly newspaper "Truth"  which was recently published by  Mr Bogle. Mr Pulien is authorized  :o make, advertising contracts and  solicit  subscriptions.1,  A-little.j-iri of.this city recently  4ot.������k-uuder^her__proter,tion_a_poor_  crowrthat had been - mall reated by  some boys. -Through her humanity  the bird'is able to hop and is now  unwilling to leave the hospitality  oHfs'kind little rescuer.  Benn-Guessing Cohtest.���������T. E.  Bate*' bean-guessing was decided  Saturday evening the total number  being 7175, 1st prize, R. Shore,  7200 ; 2nd, H. Piercy, 7200; 3rd,  Miss Alice Pearce, 7080; 4th, Mns  KN  "Weiler"  STANDS FOR ALL THAT IS  GOOD AND KKLIABLE IN THB  Furniture : Trade.  FOR OVER 40 YEARS In the one line of bnr-ines-  of Furnishing Homes, andtour opatlnual growth  proves our methods of oonduotbg thii bmiuess wo  oorreot.  LARGE ILLUSTRATRD OATALOOUB  Mailed Free, ..      Write for it at ono*.  WEILER BROS.,     Victoria, B.C.  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  CHOICEST MEATS  '        KEPT  IN   STOOK,  ci.  ������t rwt rnuxwim prices-���������  BUttF, f������t* Q������������r������w...  ........���������������. p������*H������  BEEF, Hind Quarter 10|o. per 11)  8HOULDRR STBAKS 12o. pe lb  ROUND STEAKS.......... ..Ho- V* "������  RURLOIN STEAK  10c po lb  BOIUNO BEEF....... 9o, and lOo. pe Ob  MUTTON, VEAL ana POKK at equally  1-w prioo-i.  *  YoBrV������������rott������Beii ������  ilinllyUvited. and  all wixt* wilt h* pro., i i'y deliver^.  J, McPhee & Son  PKOPuiErotu),  NOTICE,  I beg to inform the publio that  on and after January 1st, 1004, my  business will be strictly cash, by ho  doing I can give my Patron a better  satisfaction.  T. H, CAREY, Tailor.  ���������motio-b.  Any person found taking Timber  from Blook A of Lot 76, and Block  B, of Seotlon 76, Comox District,  will bP prosecuted to the timet*i extent of the law.  GEO. 87RVINS  N. Matthews, 7050; 5th, W, Piercy,  7300.  M. J. Henry, the enterprising  nurseryman of Vancouver, has recently made a large uhipruenl of  fruit-tree* io Hobart, Tasmania,  and tin*** received a correspondingly,  large order to be shipped to China  Tho firm has thousands of fruit  and ornamental trees in stock. See  his ad, in our columns.  The drawing for the Wedding  Party Dolls at the Big Store took  place'Saturday evening, re������ulting  as follows :���������Bride, No. 525, R.  Shore; Groom, No. 665, Miss Hun-  den ; 1st Bridesmaid, No. 553, R.  Shore; 2nd Bridesmaid, No. 588,  unolaimed ; Groomsman, No. 720,  unclaimed ; Pan-on, No. 5S8, unclaimed; Ibt Guard, No. 575, Mit-8  Balugno; 2nd Guard, 876, unclaimed.  Since the rtcont siege of snow  and Hhtflh, the street crossings aro  in such a filthy condition that it is  almoin Impossible for .pedestrians,  especially iadies, to cross without  sinking ..ankle deep in wet and din  These erodings should reoeive tho  urgent attention of the Council,  who should instruct someone to get  them oieaneu as toon up possible.  In most Canadian citieB owners  of property arc compelled to keep  their frontages clear of snow, leaving the city rospomlble for tho  clearing of Iho strepts,  TRUE BLUE SOCIAL  The   True   Blues   and   Orange  brethren   last   Thursday evening  entertained Mr Thos. Duff, grand  organizer of the Dominion, at a  social iu the Oddfellows Hail.     A  crowded hall showed the zeal of  the organizations in anything pertaining to the good of the Orders  and as the proceeds of the entertainment were to go to the Orange  Orphans Home in Selby, Ontario,  it was gratifying to note that charity is   a   leading   feature in   the  Orange doctrine.   The evening began  with a short   programme of  songs, addresses, and   recitations,  Revds. Misener, Christmas, White,  aud Elmhurst being the principal  speakers outside of Lodge members.  After the disposal of the first part  of the evening,   an   adjournment  was made to the ante room, where  a dainty supper graced  the long  tables, and to which the guests did  most ample justice.    After which  all again repaired to the main hall,  and then it was that Mr Duff made  the speech   of  the  evening.     Of  fluent, easy speech, good command  of language,and of couise thoroughly conversant with his topic, the  gentleman talked   of the Orange  Order, making many points clear,  which are generally vaguely .understood by the lay mind. (, Hu pointed  out the objects of the Society, briefly sketched  the history of its, formation, and gave accounts of the  causes leading up thereto.   Reverting to certain remark" made earlier  -by-the���������Revt^-M r-Elm h urstr-a nent-  the non keeping of obligations of  members, he pointed out that there  were black sheep io every flock,  religios as well as social, and that  this was no reason that any stigma  should  attach to un organization  on this account, that the strongest  efforts.of Orangeism were directed  towards keeping ail.men in the line  of a right life.     Much ap* lause  greeted   the  speech,   better  than  wbich has nol been heard in Cumberland Orange circles.  After a few further remarks and  some social conversation, the meeting dispersed, and the Lodge went  into session in order to benefit by  the exemplification of the secret  work by Mr Uuff.  The Rev, Mr White mentioned,  is the travelling superintendent Of  Methodist Missions, how visiting  here. He told, among other things,  of visiting Comox with his father  ���������who held services there, ia the early  60's.  ., ,��������������������������� ".'..JiSfl  mm  CASH STORE.  & Prizes  [GIVEN    AWAY  Every 25o. purchase in my Storo  entitles you to one guess as to���������  How many Beans there are in the  bucket that is in my window.  1���������Hundsome Meat Platter aud Vegetable Dish, v.*.lue $3 59  2-���������Doa.  Cups and Saucers,  Cream  Jog and Sugar Basin, value...    2 tb  3���������-Hair   Brush,    Comb,    and   Pin  Cushion, value       ] 25^  4���������Box Toilet Soap, Broom & Wash  Board, value     2 2ft  5���������-Box Cigars, valuo....;     2 50  ������������������ *   *-  Beans to be counted Saturday  evening, February 27th, 1904, at  8 p.m.- -  1st nearest guess gets first ohoice  of the above prizes ; 2nd nearest  gets second/choice; 3rd &c, <fec.  T.EBATE,  DUNSMTJIB AVE.,     .   Cumberland  Fechner���������Prizes from S. Leiser &  Co. and A. H. Peacey,   Best dressed Gentleman���������Mr Napier (Highland costume)���������Prizes from Waller '  Tnd~PMTridp^ifl^Mii_'Wil^r7~  Most Comical   Lady, Charaoter���������  Mrs T. Whyte���������Prizes ircm Oi H.  Fechner and C. H. TarbelL   . MoBt  Comical Gentleman Character���������j,  Turnbull���������Prize from  B." Moore.  BeBt' Sustained  Churacter ��������� Mrs  Piket (Chinese lady)���������Prize from  T. L, Davies.    Do. Gentleman���������C.  McDonald (Chinaman )-Prize from  W. Wiilard.   Best Clown���������L. Piket  ���������Prize from S. Shore.   Best Hobo  ���������F. Partridge���������Prize from F. Dai-  los.   Best Couple Wal tiers���������Mrs S.  Reid. and.T. Piket, prizes, gold  lockets..   Couple Cake Walkers���������  Miss Maxwell ��������� Mr L. Piket���������Prize  from Campbell Bros.    Flower Girl  ���������Miss.tr Foster��������� Prize from T. E,  Bate. -Gent*in female attire���������Alex  Maxwell���������Prize from A, Niokerson.  topsy���������-Miss May McNiven���������pair  gloves.   Special prize was given to  two little waifs, Mins E. Thompson;  and Master Sonny Walker.    Tombola prize of a clock waB won by  Mr Win, McLean,  MASQUERADE BALL.  To Curk a Cold k Onk Day take  Laxative Rromo Quinine TabM-**.  All dniflgists refund the monoy ii  it faiU to cuiV.    IS. V/. Gm.ui ,-.\y  naturo is on eaoh box.   26o,  G2t    14101  ���������WM    i  FOUND, iieivr  Demnan   Island,  a wlii'.*'  fJ!.!ff.   (.'win".'   an    h ,v������  fp.ip.o  hv  i';vintr    ilronriptiort   fiwl  .jayiiitf fj.vi'iji..'.;..   L;.    upj'tyuig to  II. Nixon jr. Den man Island.  The benefit ball for J. Lyttell,  whioh was   held   last  Thuisduy  evening in the Cumberland Hall,  was largely attended, and to judge  from the verve  with which  the  merry maskers entered  into the  spirit of tho affair, the height of a  dancer's and masker's enjoyment  was   reached.    The   drosses  were  varied, and ranged front thu beautiful to the extravagantly ^rotynque.  Many visitors from tho Valley and  Union Bay, as well an tho Islands,  attended, and as a result, a handsome sum was cleared for the bono-  ft-yiuiy.     To  -t-iUiUipi*   to   uct-uibu  individual costumes ns quite heyo-nd  ui, and besides, ngalnst our better  judgement, for if Mary June, (to  whom we paid some snull attentions that evening) had a glowing  do-cripiion given of her ? pangled  charms  we  should   probably  bo  promptly crushed bySnwui Amelia,  our Sunduy 'nci'ly, :o ivr will not  attempt tho tuek, hut -rivi- the de-  fci^ons uf the jiui^s. ���������  Best dreieed Lady���������Mra O. H,  The following is tbo halaaoe iheet���������  HeoalpU���������At door..... .......... $60 00  Tickets sold ,'.,.,,  01 00  ���������131 00  ISxpoDnoi ,<������������������<���������. ��������� ���������.,...... <......   So 90  Balanoe,  $08 00  Judges���������Mrs B,  M. Baoon,   Mrs  H.  Mbore, Mr O. H. Fechner, Mr F. Anley.  Floor Miiiiagor���������Mr T. Hudson.  Orohiihtr-*.���������MoHBtB I), Hoy,  Monto snd  Segrave,          Honest Value inr uvery dollar is  what you get ut tho .Corner Store.  We are in receipt of a booklet  desoriptivo of Golden, B.C., aud  vicinity. It presents a most attractive appearunvH*-, ot-muiiiing iiiui-**  trations piepared by Hev, O. b\  Yatei-, from photographs taken by  that gentlfman of tho country between Golden and Windermere. As  a tourist^ guido, it is invaluable.  Copies are hoiug inuiled to all partn  of the Old Country, ub'ih-11 ix������ this  Province. Mr Yates \t> a brother of  Mr������ Bt-okman late of thi.s oitv.  frtnrr*** r-*a������K���������  i>'������    l>  .1*  Y**,i vuii''4i.t  Pit Capu, iito., at rouR bottom pi toot  at ths Corner Store. O������O������C*OoOoO0OOeOeC*>O������OeO������O  I IN THE WAKE OF AI  | SIDE C01B   '.'-..'������  O By  SYLVIA   LEE   O  o   o  * ���������  O        Copi-rtchi, 1S0S, by T. C. SfcQure Q  i. e  OoOeO������OoO������OoOOeOeO������0������OoO������0  Wben the girl one loves as one has  never loved before throws her arms  about one's neck and says, t'And I  think ft would be so lovely to' have  diamond side combs instead of a solitaire, If you don't mind, dear." rind  blushes���������  Welt, one buys the side combs without a Question, and later perhaps ono  reflect**.   But then It's too late.  It thus befell with TIarkness, and  Leda wore tlio two starry bands so  deftly, posed amid the knotted tangles  of her sunny curls that they suggested  a dladetn aud l������ nowise led any man  to the conclusion which time honored  custom has drawn from tlie solitaire.  Ia faet, before the betrothal was a  week old Harkness himself began to  wonder.  And wben, at a dance at the Lakeside club, young Wryeroft, the very  famous half back. Invited Leda to go  ont for a moonlight row around the  pier with him and Leda accepted and  wont Harlcness not only wondered, but  grit his teeth as well. No man who  has spent ten years dancing attendance on other men's fiancees and other  men's wives is going to enjoy lifo  while his own persoual fiancee and  future wife is off with * fellow whose  same bas beaded newspaper columns  sad whose chest can hardly find space  for all his medala. The couple were  gone an hour and seven minutes by a  watch which had come down through  three generatlons'of the Harkness family, and when they did reappear the  owner of the watch stood at the head  of tlie wide stair and claimed, the  young lady for the next waltz. W17-  t-roft. happily oblivious to > his crime,  strolled off, and, Harkness led the girl  ���������around the wide promenade to a place  which was quiet and retired enough  for private conversation. He was boiling within, but nothing couid have  been more sweetly calm than tlie way  jgjnjilcb hc_putJiis jirmjibout her and  Ho  asked with careless placidity:  "Did you row far, dear?"  "I didn't row at all," said Leda  rowed."  Harkness kissed her with exceeding  eentleuess. "Did you land anywhere,  darling���������on the Point, for .Instance?"  "N-u-u-o," said Leda.  Harkness passed his finger over her  pretty hair in ^llence for a few minutes, and thence suddenly gave a  sharp exclamation:0  "Good God, Leda, you've lost one of  your combsl"  Leda put. both bands to her head ana  almost shrieked aa eho realized ths  truth.  "Terhapa you forgot to put one In?"  ���������aid ber lover.  "No; I had them both. I'm sure."  fill* began to cry, Harlcneirj acratcbed  ���������matches, and they both looked all over  tbe floor, but not a diamond glittered  la the general gloom of the hour.  Very much later in the evening while  Uarkacss was twofltepplng with Mrs.  Lancaster a sudden turn showed him  I-eda speaking earnestly to Wryeroft.  Wryeroft looked terribly used up. and  Harkueaa smiled grim I v, ,;  "Oli, whnt a mmllor.aaia Mrs. Lao������  raster. "It's both ��������� Impressive and  frightening. You make me afraid of  yon, and yet I admire the smile."  IlnrkneRg, wondered If lio wasn't a  tool to bo contemplating the addition  ot another wire to the assemblage,  "Vou look llko a cross between Meph-  lAtophclft!* nnd Mnelilsvolll." went on  lira. Luncflflfcar, who win* slender and  nover lost hor brent!*., "Which do you  favor?"  "I cnn'l: Hpell cither," replied Harkness Bbortly, lie foil Iriolloed to Join  the next expedition to tlie north polo.  'iho dance endured exceedingly Into.  It was quite fl when tlio laat woman  retired, .and a Im If: down meu wero  mill lounging on tlio plauaa when the  Ornt gray Htreitkii of dawn npponml  ehove tho Point. floi'lnii'.iM aprang up  when he perceived litem owl yawned  fl-.roron'-Jy.  "I'm Kolng to bed," he dect-irvd. "and  I whr.ll not tarry loog upon the order  et my Hleoplpjt, cither."  Voimn Wrycroft stood up, too. aud  pstiHCd his linnd over his forehead.  "I don't fwrl very Ot," be sold slowly.  ���������I tiehovo I'll po for- ri little row nnd  maybe tako it dip from tho Point."  He wnnt down the stop* as llnrkneiM  entered tho house. Later cariosity led  the kit tor to wunder lo the window mid  look to M>e If Wryeroft was renlly cur-  Tvlnf on* hi-* n������irr������o������w.  A rowboat Jay on Ui* sandy stretch  opposite, and the rosy light of the rising nun illumined 0 figure which paced  roHtU'^ly up und down the rustle paths  sWrtlng the shore.  "I should n't call (lint exactly swim.  tains':" nald llinkii^i' to lilinwelf a little grimly. He pulled down th* shads  with a vk-l-mt Je/k and got Into bed.  t      t      e      *      ���������     . ���������      ���������  It was f,������:Jt������ noofl when fas awoke.  Tbs xi*f y <* glorious, tail tbs hmm  of the Jake was dotted with sailing  parties. He gave the bell two punches  for hot water and twisted the dressing  rase toward the window as a preliminary to shaving'. This mirror refieetod  tbe Point, and as Harkness started to  tip it he saw a girl 'disembarking, alono.  He unhung his field glasses.  Yes. it was Leda!  -Ho threw the glasses on the bed nnd  vent on with his toilet.  Every one was at luncheon when be  went'down, and .'as ..ho "stopped by  Leila's chair to remind her tuut she  Wus to drive out with hiin at 3 he  could not heip seein-,- how wre'rliec!  xlie looked. Hor bail- bpre no sij-n of  KiiJe comb.  When thoy went out-later there  seemed to in" n upeciea ot shadow mixed wiih the preliminary sik'-uce.  The man gpoka first (und ho waited  a good while).  "Vou Jiavoii't found it, huvo you?"  "Oh, dear, do."  "Don't you,think perhaps it fell out  iu the boutV"  ���������'Why. there was nothing In the boat  10 loosen it."  Iinrkness felt the corners of bla  mouth suddenly give way even while  his temper rose. He looked of? to the  right i'or a long minute and then tu&i-d  severely:  "Was there anything at the I-oint to  loosen it?" ...''"  Leda's mouth tlew open in mulls-,  giilsed fright  "Who told you we were, to the  rolat?"        .,*'���������*  "I knew it all the time."  She began to cry.  "I never will again, truly."  "How could you behave so?" said the  iover, launching himself suddenly into  the full tide of his righteous wrath,  "i'ou pat me beyond all patience; going off like that with Wryeroft, when  you know perfectly well that you belong to some one else, and then actually  letting him"���������  Leda '(seized his arm.  ���������"Only once." sbe protested earnestly,  ���������only onco."  "Once la otace too often," said Harkness. a great and exceeding bitterness  welling up In his tone. "Once is a great,  ���������rreut-many times too often, considering the situation. Now, Leda, listen to  me." he continued sternly. "Either  promise me that you will never, never  again do anything in the slightest degree questionable or we'll call it all off.  and you cun give me back the comb  tlmt yoirstttrhave;" '  "Oh, I'll promise:" said Leda. with a  subtnissivo choke. "I'll never, never do  so again. Truly, truly. Upon my word  and honor."  Harkness looked to the right and  left arid behind. Then he leaned down  and kissed her.  Leda smiled happily, almost forgetting the side comb.  "She's a dear little girl," said her  lover, and, taking all the driving apparatus into his right band, ho thrust ths  left into his breast pocket and-''drew,  forth the missing comb.  Leda screamed.  "Oh. whero did you And it?"  "I didn't find It anywhere," he aald  coolly, as be adjusted the reins again.  "I look it out of your hair myself last  nljht."  After regaining reluctant consent  from the en plain bo took all the* available gun barrels, plugged up the breeeh  ends of a few of thoin, filled their bores  with sea water nnd set them end up  among the coals of the galley fire. As  the steam rose he ran It through other  gun barrels until it got cool. The cooling steam collected in the shape of excellent fresh ���������water.'of-which he procured a steady though small supply.���������  London Telegraph.   ':"'������������������  Much starch is made from Goriiiao  potatoes, and last year Great Britain  imported 23.53-27 tons oi (Jerinan potato starch.  Londoners    spend about ������6,Soo    a  day o>n.cab hin-.  An act of heroism is but temporary, while an act of charity in everlasting.  Ivome has a water supply of 2*rt������.-  ooo.noo gallons a day. London ouly  only 160,000,000. and Pans 90,000,000,  wyw-wwi'ii w***r*mmm*mm-*mmmmi..m**..i\Mq*ri^^.mim^ ���������Hi-wmnwi_jjii_L. 1  Str'eriJy U������*-s**������ilar.  The darky's fondness,,for chicken Ut  only equaled by his dexterity in getting  possession of tlie birds. Weak' considerations of mine and thine do not trouble  lilm in the least.  In any event, bis logic  Is 0(]ual'to thu* strain of a good excuse.-'  Witness the following conversation;  "I soc you have chicken for dinner."  "Yess-nih." says Mr, Erastus Plnkley.  "7 hope you houglit tho ..chicken."  ���������"������������������Ml. no. but the transaction were  strictly re-ailai'.   Dat chicken has been  res tin' ou my fence wifout payfn' tiufif-  ln\ ������n' I reckoned it were 'bout time to  fobolose.'"--r-.'nu<*i"j* '"Mtv TndAne-irt*-"--**-  Tf Wns All Arrnnffed.  A London''barrister used to tell of an  instance that occurred,..In bis own experience of trial by jury in Wales. A  well known local solicitor named Gar-  nous was concerned in a case. While  counsel was addressing tbe jury its  members "quietly-turned from him, put  their heads together, and then the foreman addressed the judge, "it's no use.  my lord, for the gentleman In the wig  to talk any more, as we agreed in the  Blue Lion last night to vote for Mr.  Garaons of Ithiwgoch."  Subject to SSnldn-} Spoils and FeoJmgs; of Languor, Uoprosoion  and Weakness--You Can ha Keipad by  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  Writes and Dravr-n.  Kippas-���������And who is your favorite  author. Mrs. Softly?  Mi-s. Softly���������My huslmnd.  Kippax���������Pardon me. I didn't know  he wrote.  Mrs. Softlj'���������Oh, but ho does, and so  uicely���������checks!  ! A Friendly S*a������ee������tl������n.  j "I'm at a loss to know what to make  I of my only son." said the trust mag-  ' nate. "He seems to turn- no brains for  j business."^  I ���������'Permit an*? to hand, you a sngges-  j lion," rejoined the merchant prince.  I ".Make a script,*** b-ud^r of hira."���������Phil-  ! 'U't-iphl.t  ltii(iii*\-:*.  Shi i.s jn>ver liealcd by hiifnfinni; it.  li.  takes all of life  to  know  all of  I !ov<\  WOMAN^T BURDENS  THE HEALTH OF MANY WOMEN IN  A PRECARIOUS CONDITION.  A Dok'h Pl.lfilt-y,  Iu the upper part of the fumum* Sequatchie viillcy, In cast Tennessee, a  num and his wlfo settled when the  country wur now nnd wild. Ono of tho  llrst crops that they raised was a cori-  uldprable field of eottou. When it wan  ready to be picked, they went ont together, prepared to make u holtday out  of this pleasant labor. Their one bahy  wm left In n cradle nt the otlgo of tlit  tlckl, nnd the fnithful old dog wan  liiHli'iietHl to watch the tiny (deeper.  A I'i or n eonslderablo time thoy looked  towitnl tbo (.-radio to wo''If nil was well  1 how They ivf-ro sfnrtled by the dj������*  ciovery that the little couch hnd been  tiiruril ti.u''i.lt'iol,v ovor. Tho dog waa  mnklug queor dives tmderaeath and  y(-lp������i������.< aa IC In *uigi*r. A* thoy hiiRtou-  <ii to ihe place thoy wore horrified to  find thc aalmur������ jiwr eove.vod with  bli-Kil mid lURluutly ������������������nine iu tho eon-  cIiihIoii that he had beon rend lag the  child with Ills for.Ui.  The inxury futlic.-'hlt the animal *  dr.iUilvl'iw with a cudgel aud then  lin-illly turned Hie <rudl������* right aide up.  There *.vn������ ihe hnhy all imliarinod. aud  tln-ri' In the liiilillng WU'" (Hi ouoriliOUi*  iMltl*-xiuike. Uileil by fhe faithful dog  iit-ei- ������t (!���������; 1 li;r!it. hi which both cow-  biKiintH hud '."./. iv.*'j many ivounfli,���������  Wpi'iuvih'ld Ui'puhiiciin,  tittna Tlmt Hertttl I.lt*i������������,  f!un������ hnrc plenty nt twos apart from  killing.   t*'or injitanco, the (ilgnal gxin  .  1 ,  n.    a,   ,..������,/   ,���������������������������>   niiU.uiu   iiU.Knj    l-ji    JUi-  nt.iau!",-,' hoy -rr'vnl on ��������������� .-ir,;-'.. Again,  In dcHcvt countrleji, when:- wilier It  often dlllkult to collect out of h mor������  dampness of nand, a gun barrel aunk  Into tho ground will collect molntuM  lit   U.tfi    UW.k.,   ..HV.   ���������������.**,1^    Ik   !������,*..   14,1*1 i������.C^  i-.avod by a timely aack at the mm'.zh'.  Minute gimtx are fired for public  mourning, and national rejoicing* take  tho form of n royal inltite.  A ularor (������������������tptared wltb a cargo of  sin von In tho tropic wan put In charg*  ot a pri** crew. On liar voyage tlio wa-  V v ran short, and the alireij, nlnrcrj  and prtae cretv wt-rw dying of talrtft.  Tiiiti ������et one ot the martnet, ��������� mrgeatxt,  thinking, find he Wt upon n l>rlJJ>������Bt  Men.  n-D������dnc*.hoN,  1'iUuh Kamiy  A������oouat������<t For  emtX Viuicllonal Dernn-j-flineubt Miikt>  ������������������--���������- Llfo Miiim-blo.  TliroughoiM tho hii^th end \w*n\.d\h-  of Canada thorti im> thousnnds and  ihoiiHaiids of gratoful people who admit thii.t thoy o*.v������' htxilth and  Htivngtli to .tho ua.i ci l)v. Wllllnuu-'  fink Vilhi and. who speak nlwuy.*i���������'  m.k thoy should do���������in tornis, of wnrm-!  I'.s't pnxiBc of this Tn*.*dic*ln<j.* Amoug  tin* niuny friends Mr. Willi-uns' Fink  I'illn linvi! mado thcri' <:- pf-rhaps'  none move ���������-/rithusinstic in ^pocking  of IU' Pills than it hi: Kdwnrd Atctio-  fiou," oi Orjirigt'ivilirt, Out., whn I'or  Uso .Vf.'u'N* milTorod .inti-iiH'l,y. Imt ut  iit.st. iVmnd 11 euri: thVough. i'ho w<e of  this i*<<*no*ly. To n n-portri' ot thi)  ������)i'!ijig(>villn ,Su������. Mrs. Ati'hcwiui siikl-  "'i'hrcc . yoaiti , <i,yo "1 (>"<:ami' \or.v  iihu'Ji nm down. My uppotilo -ilinost  Mii.islKHl, ] grow pa'i'., wuf* siiIijik*'.. to  h-'iiiladiPK, Uii'/iiu'WH, puii'itatlon of  Mm heart and a ringing nolso', io t.V  I'l-.rc. I lii'i'-.! uovo'rnl ������������i<vlif!r*f-s, bu'  they *did nol, !n?lp mo, and .1 wiih con-  f-tyju<-.illy Mulch licpn fisiwl uml {enroll  I was iIuowiihi to go through HiV 11  rhninii' Invalid. Ouo duy I mid H*--  ���������*'���������������:*������* "f a wuriiu.'i wIiiikc syuiptuma  wi'i'o iilriuwt idontlcal wiih iny own,  Uiroiigh Die . ttso of Dr, Williams"  I'iilU 'PHI*-. J sent I'or u box, utiii by  M10 I.!.������-.��������� il ujih' ilnlhlud I wiih Hull';-  iI-mU.v oiuouragnd tn somi fix* iir,-  oiiu'C uml ho nu. until I hud l-itkon  si<; buxpf!, whon i wan in t-vrtry Noitsie  01 tho wtij'd 11 (UlToif-nt person I0v������>ry  ���������;\:iipUiiii ui tny Into UIupmh lwul vnn-  i-iiisl, nnd 1 wus Oiiiv nunc otiabl'i'd  to luiik uiloi* *.ny lu������u,v,.|ioli1 iliitit'H  ���������.*������������������;(d niii-iii'ip in'iilih .-"nl viiidr I  i'i*i'l Hurl I mvo nil thiv'to Dr. Wil-  iiiini--' Pink Pills, (Ui'i I cbi'-on'iilly-a-  toi'iiiumi t'lcm tu othi.T weak'und  -.���������cfforlinr wouum,"  Dr. Williamf,' i'i������k PUIh an   u n/nl  .1  *������ 'i'i  ��������� -   -.-r,  ... ,...   i...1,.,  v  '''*���������*.-;,��������� l.-.'.hl op -(Im   l,'.,i.'  fh" fiinctiotinl IIH from which un  many women milTi'i* in slli.iuiv 'Piw.-o  pom mny ho had irom uuy vlrugwiMt  or will lio si'nt by mull at ,v> i*i\tn a  '" ' or ii\ fw������x*-v for *���������'��������������������������� r,n ()%��������� w������(f-  'liur flip Dr. WilHrttnM* M������^icim������ V-o���������  Ui'. -i'kvUh������, imt. It<>i!t/>m)i������'r tbat vtili-  '���������tj'.iti'J! cannot, euro, and hw thut tho  inn iiiut.o. "Dr. WillJtimi.' Pink I'lllo  lot Pah; PoupH"," is prliiDiJ hu tho  uM������p!������r around wieli Ihj\  Vory many people teel much as you  do. Thoy do. not liko to. confess  that they aro sick, but they 01*0 weak  and    languid,    feel   drowsy   aud do-  .pressed ���������--*tftei-V.sri'cais, aro easily tirod  and. discouraged,.-suffer from inflif.r^s-  tiun, jsJeeplessness, irritability", and  general bodily weakness. At. times,  it zuay be, some of the old-time vigor  returns, but you no more than get  your hopes aroused when the sinking  spells come on again and you are a.-i  helpless and disheartened a������ evc-i*.  Such symptoms-'.point'to lack of  nourishment iu the blood and an exhausted nervous system. You can  get >voa if you will but restore the  system by using Dr. Chase's Nervo  Pood. This great food cure forms  new blood and instils new force and  energy into the wasted and depleted  nerve cells'. It'makes you woll in  nature's way by supplying- to the  blood and nerves tlie very elements  ia which they are lacking.  Tiiese symptoms of which yoa complain are but a warning of approach  ing nervous prostration, paralysis,  locomotor ataxia or ovon imsanity.  Tho time to act is before fches*  dreadful diseases of the nerves hav*"  fastened themselves upon ..yoiu. They  are much easier to provent than t*>  cure, as 'many know, ou account of  long years of heipleeisuesa and swffer-  ing.  Dr; Chaso'o Norvo Food will giv������  you new hope aud courage. Eot only  will you be able to feel tho benefit  you aro deriving from it, but by noting your tacreuso in weight you.can  pro\o couclusivcly that new fina  ttesh. and tissue is being addgd to  your body.  The success ot Dr. Chase's Nervn  food in curing all ailments arisiuf  from weakness of the blood nnd an  exhausted condition of tho nerves has  been phenomenal. 50 coats a box. 6  boxes for $0.50, at all dealers or  Edmanaon. Bates & GoM Toronto-  To protect you against imitations,  tho portrait and signature of Dr. A.  W. Chase, th������ famous receipt book  author, are on every box.  BY CRASS DIPLOMACY.  C������������ad-������**tlpTf.iaiXvM-itoir���������tla<lc������ K<ni.  gt������������' Addrao to ;������������������������ K. a. JLo*r������lUl A������-  ���������*ei������Uo*���������MUt������V*> offrnvtaue Lowa*.  The* ������tory of "Canada's territorial  losses sinew 1782," as tcld by hit*.  Honor Judgo Hodgins to the United  Empiro LoyaJist Association at their"  meeting the othti- night in Toronto,  presented a striicing" r-ncord. ot diplomatic blundering, uot at all,flattering to tho national pridt>,  His Honor iu opening referred to  lh������ territory of some four million  squaro_ miles whichGroat Britain, ob^,  tamecrunder tho "treaty of l7U:i,, by  wluch Franco coded not only tho  magnificent heritage which now comprises the Dominion of Canada, but  also what are now known a:i tho  States of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois,.  Michigan, Wisconsin, aud half ot  Minnesota. Owing to the puusilam-  rnity of Mr. Itichiird Oswald, a ueo-  pitite in diplomacy, to whom U10 negotiations were .entrusted at the  cioso of the revpiutionary war, and  who advised that Canada and Nova  Scotia be akso coded, tho States  above miniod,,,together with the Indian territory 'out of which.U10 States of Kentucky, TVjnno������soe and Alabama ware aftm-war-da formed, were  ceded to the United Htates. The U.  E. I^oyalisw were h.Iho abandoned to  thc-lr coloniew, 'Ihe Cauadiaii iii-iher-''.  lest wore also atay'i uuder falfiKt r������-  prewnntutlott*.  ,; fXh'e, ,wa.r of; 1812 pav������ to t}r������at''  Rrltiia; the. wholu of "Maino, to , thii  I'enobsicot, on' th������ AMarfwo;"-'.' tha  whole of Michigan to I'rali'ift du  Chine, arid attso tho inouth pi the  Columbia' 'River, which controlled"  Oregon. Th������{*������ wen) all fi'Jvbn up by.  thr) treaty ot 1818, together with  4.000,000 acroa of territory which  Gotigraw* ��������� had " prMviouHly Admitted'  Great Eiritain o<v������i������d.  ���������y Nijixt camn xho A������ltl������urt(>n treaty ol  leS4i5undni'.which -t.AOO.OuO acroH of  Canadian territory were ceded to the  United Hlntes, owijig to tho suppros-'  sion of tuftpw; un.-i a KU'lp 1/iO inili'ii'  long by from. ou<* to two mllea wide,  which hud b'Hfii (u.oiliVmod to Cu'nadii;  by throe prevloiih tn-utltm. In 1-8'l(i  Lord Ashburtoa made ttnothcr treaty  under which Oregon, which hnd been  Jointly oi'cupM by Knglend nrui the  Unittxl .State*!, wimi ceded ua "woi'tli-  Iod������." The Washington treaty ni  11*71 follow**:!, iindei which the inland of .San Juan, which, undiv the  ti-tiivt.v of tS-Di, wm Ui'ltiiih, wa������  uhw.ii'loiwi, nrvl ('wnitdtt'si". clfllnw,.  umntinting to. ^1,1100,000 in connection with tho 1'V-nian Haid wiiru  abiiudongd by J/>rd lUwbwley; and,  lu.st.ly, in tDOth Conadu liUMtflKlml (hi*  h������'**s of t������o st*\-*ti>ij[ii! ishitiilN In Mun  ka, und inynnovtion with the menu,  whirh was our inrlii by thr* troiitv rur  tfljjf,, by a di'oi.-.ion wbich had 1 ������(tr.<������  U''.'.si:i'iUtd u������ * truvasty ->f jujitiuo.  I    Faith ifi th������> givato^l ������'orc������j in    the  } world.  Vou cannot  tmthK,  feed the soul on ������tv<������i-ti  tbe s f:nsrBLE. iiothek ..  When little on������as are ill thi* sensible  mot hoi- no longer clo-*ics thvim with  imus<*ous. griping purgatives, noi"  puts them to sloop with the so-called  "soothing" preparations which always contain hsirmful opiates. Baby'a  Ok-m Tablets have bwn used by tboi;-  sands of mothers who cJioerfully_j_eg-_  tify.that they" are gen tin ST thoir "uo"  tion, ubso'iut-ely safe, and m-ako little  one's y.li*op soundly and n.at 11 rutty���������  bfcaujj'i thoy romovo the trouble tfiat.  mado i-rttby irritable and v/w.Kol'ul. On  this point ?<lv.s. T. AVati-on, Sart*ttoW.  Out., sa.vu --"1 havo ' used Baby's  Own- 'Pabloir and iind tb*-ni a very  vuhiabl'* medici-ne for young children.  When h.d-y is cross or fi*������-ti'ul 1 civo  ber .1 T.vbh-i., ui:d it soon put*, her  right."  T\\ct*is Tablets cure all the mnior  allinoms of littlo on������������. Thoy- aro  good -for aU chl'ulrrji from liirlii oii-  ward. ' Sold by mediclim douha'A or  Ht-nt. by msiil.at. 25 cout������ 11 bnx by  wrlthr" th-1 Dr. Willium-'* AbHliWn.*  Co.; Brockville. Out.'  ���������'Stylo (vs  strenjrth-.  iio ,������ul������ititule'iof sn-vtUiu  \ VSITOOTI^WUI. JtriDtCTSK-���������Kvufcv*  one '.vislif'i to l>o mu'eesnUil Jn um.v unrti't*-  taJkiiiir Vin ivliich ho may moto*. it u-  thutrolort"'; ������������������ixti'-Hiiely,..-, KrtUi.ylrur to ,\m  UTvtitl' ip-'N of l-vai'ifit*lW'Vi VoifntuMo Villn  to know that thoir oft'orU to oourt*our>������l  r nit'dioiii*- >vhh-h would nrovu u hl������nv  tn ������\in\kltiit huvo Vx-on i'*uccoi*''bi1 iinyori'l  i^nir. oxfW.UUio-11*. Tho ofidonmlion ������'  the*-*! -tnils.by- tho Pjih.Hc..iB.-u i-uiiniutfi;  thai 11 pill ha'c bwi vrtwlucwl wtiic), ������ill  fuii'l '������������������''-.���������������������������Tythlot*- clttliiu-d sor >v.  -'('hUvlit.v oT- . Ih.,* ,\moric������n -her '1*  v.'t>rrth' iibrml thiisV hiiridrvrl -million'  doiliU'*- 11 yenr. ,\Il the en,ithv owl  hotf-Ji, sluuKhto.ivd in', the country nre  worth 1ik-������, and m in tim country'*  total yield of both gold and ailvcr  (lliltllnx Her WHfft-t,  "Don't tnatid on Unit doHcata trtbfe to ;  hnrif; iho picture, Slartlm.   It'll break,!  \'n ,'oii- tei\ (,rt<������ rr������- "��������� '   'I  "flh. no I'm'-im*- mum. It'll lionv'1  mo. I'm Hrntidlmr only on one foot."- {  Philad#lohli North Amerlcnu.  -Kuno    FiHchcr, tho (tnioitit hu-tor*  io      i'-' ;*M!n.- o'-l,,.. l���������ut .U i,,.it U'ou  id';;������o.J to giiv up Mn -*������r<������ftiMor}-ltl|i  J iu Hi>(d������*lW-rg.   Ho it, in hit* rtrrhtioth  ?.***ar,    and    ha-" tx^on    x% Hfidtlli<rg  r'Niieiu'o of Oranne Loev-*-i.  Om������ of thu rcinarhnhlo Industries* ot!  I urnaiiuy 1* tbo (irvimri.iiou of out-olive  of orange Imve*. More than ITtl) yearn  aao tlio .Iwult prfcfdn. wlu> t!ion rjilod  (hut niwludrtl ivjuritry, Imported ocangro  acotla und p.u������'<������-*d crovt!*. which hnvo  now become lomipnwj forcsntti. titled  with mm*.!! untiiWInhoientii for cttittct-  In* tl<o w-icoctf. which ii exported to  I';-.uj*.-<* a 1.J ;lio Uuitt'U HUiicj. for U40 lu  koup nud perfumery making. It In Also  eutplojed by tht uutlve** ot Vnregntiy  (tt a tif-iil.'riff ofntnont dad a hair tonic.  Don't try cheap couah medicines. Get the best* Aycr'o  Cherry Pectoral, what a  record it has, sixty years of  Cherry  Pectoral  cures! Ask your doctor it  he doesn't use it for coughs,  colds, bronchitis, and all  throat and lung troubles,  -1 tiftt* lout-a tutt A-f-n-i Ctterri')'*u.m  tMtX*. Witt-. m<Mlii>fn-i t <>������������ vtUdfTlw ftitXtttm-  uwut, atiw������ji������.*j., it-iiffiif,������  w***1 wr*w om* m I****, ^ m t  *w������.,**oo.,*fl.w;  1    MStJ__^_____m._fir  l������'J*l mmMlwt_���������   ��������� ���������  ������tUi������o������.N.T.  J.O.AYMOO..  ������������������iiMeiln-M-iiwii t  rWMrW*  MMRNMI  Oorreot ������*rt*<*������il*noy to constipif  tion with trtrxau to*** of Ayora PJUa.  wm*m.  mm  STAMMERERS  m  jnP  'rxMtWX**^  IKiTlTOTK,  %taa.}\.  die let eettleeiwe  eanie, en iio-fplf tlw lefcit, jma) theratem  (-'4*i*4ftMt������fe>������|i������etii. Wi T  -yf  Q.HCPE JONES  He Deliver? a Lecture  oo Sticking to It.  f Copyright. 1903, by C. B. I-owls.]  ITIZENS of Jackson's Corners-  It cost me the,sum of $1.50 to  Uill this town tor tho entertainment now awaiting you,  but I bave a feeling deep down in my  breast that after tho usual collection  has been taken up I shall come out ut  least a quarter ahead and be able to  move on to the next town.  The subject of my lecture, as you  have been informed,, is "Perseverance;  or, Sticking tp It." Give me liberty or  dea tii. but also give me a man who  won't let go after he gets hold. Truth.  umbltion. virtue and honesty are good  Duildiug stones, but you must have the  mortar of perseverance to cement them  together.  Let us' take the case of Ca>s.*tr. He  began looking ahead when he was fen  years old. At flftc-en his father wanted to apprentice him to a cobbler, and  hia mother wanted lo establish him in  n Troy laundry. He had mude up his  mind to be a ruler of men and events,  but. for live years every sort of (lis-  courogetnent was thrown in!his way.  Ills father got him Into a baseball  ^team, hoping that would satisfy his  ambition; his uncle got him a country  school to teach, thinking b? would in  time become an Uncle Rube; his brother-in-law tri������l to get him to go part-  nova in tlie windmill business, aud the  family doctor said he was threatened  with consumption and should put in  most of his time fishing.  Somo young men would have given  up and started out as tiu peddlers or  joined a circus, but Caesar bad the root  hi his teeth, and he never let go.  It was sticking to it that shoved him  along until*, he reached the position  where he could send a thousand people  to jail by a, nod of his bead. They  bored in on him at last and finished  him off, but that simply came from  jealousy. He had lived lo elucidate  my contention that sticking to it beats  even a beef trust.  Some of you here at Jackson's Corners, which I find consist:** of fourteen  houses, a store and a blacksmith shop.  ~and"is~pictnres(iuely-situated-0T5-thrce-  -aides of a horse pond, must have hoard  of Christopher Columbus. At any rate.  I will take It that you bave and call  ���������jwjr, attention ��������� to the'fact that if bo  ' hadn't stuck to.It we might bave been  born In Africa instead of the United  States.  Uo first got it into his head that  tbere was an acre or two of laud out-  He hung to it and pushed it a Ion?;,  and foot by foot he climbed up. They j  tied grindstones to his coat tails. hut i  they couldn't hold him down. There  was no one to pat him on the hp.nd and  tflJk about '���������Excelsior," but he wouldn't  let go. When he did get a start, there  were those who did their best to stand  hlq on his Ihettd, and he bad to fight  against envy and malice. !  From a farmer's boy to the ruler of  the world's destinies! Think of that!  He had ambition and energy, but, better thnn aH, he had the stick to it  1 notice amoue the audience a r**d-  Headed boy who is half asleep. He Is  redheaded, freciUe faced and stub  nosed, and he has probably never been  to a circus or bad his tlil of lemonade.  but can 1 say that thirty years h.eiice  he will not be a greater man .than  Tom Piatt or Mark l-launa? If he's  got the stick (o It under all that red  hair, he's bound to get there, and only  death can keep him oaek. ���������  My   friends,  1  don't   want to  hurt i  your feellugs by making comparisons. *  1 bave no doubt that if you had been  born  when   George   Washington   was  you'd bave been as big a man as he  wns and  perhaps  biirge'r. ���������   It  wasn't'  your fault that you had to wait  MM)  years later, and I'm not the man to humiliate, you.   I simply qUote bim as another successful specimen of the stick  to it policy. After be had determined to'  become the Father of ills Country he  never let go.   He got the worst of it on  a hundred occasions, but he felt that  hanging on would bring success in the  end, and he hung..  And 1 now come down to Q. Hope  Joues. the man who stands before you.  I am a living illustration of .-what perseverance has doue and ������i*p"-ao.   When  you look" at me you see-'perseverance',  itself.    My  parents yere honest and .-  respectable, but my father didn't know'  enough to sharpen an ax or my mother  enough.to make catnip tea. ���������"   ,  As a-baby 1 was lop shouldered and  knockkneedl; as a child I was humpbacked and', had the earache. When-' I  was five ye'&rs old I didn't kno.w a  goose egg from a bapnidoor, but clown  in my own mind I had a plan. I had  determined to become great and famous and to place the name of Q. Hope  Jones beside, that of the greatest of  earth.  Once. I had made up my mind I .allowed nothing to discourage or dis-  suade me. 1 was fed on joknnycako  and buttermilk. "I went barefoot in"  winter and bareheaded in summer. 1  got up at 4 o'clock in the morning to  feed the bogs and sat up till 10 o'clock  at night to feed tho cows. The only  schooling I had was what I taught my-  , self from reading over the tax receipts  and mortgages on my father's farm.  As a young man I wasn't looked  upon aa nny thing too good to hoe corn  at 30 cents n day. and those who didn't  predict that I would go Into the drive  well business were sure tliat I would  eventually open a side show with a cannibal for the leading attraction. They  threw me down and piled It on lo me,  but they could not bold me down. I  got up to stick to It stronger than ever,  and you see the result before you,  Q. Hope Jones stands before you as  a man whose mime Is known from pole  to pole, and It Is known nowhere hut to  be honored, lie like me. You enn if  you will, and It Is not too much to hope  thnt my remarks here this evening will  Incite such alms nnd ambitions tlmt  twenty yours hencp North America  will be ruled from Jackson's Corners.  I will now close and pass it round the  lint, and It ls needless for me to sny  that if any one here has made up Ills  mind to drop In aa much ns n dime r  shall expect him to stick to It nnd not  put me off with throe coppers and half  a dozen buttons. M. QUAD.  I COMRADE I  9  I LOVE  By IZOLA L. FORRESTER  CojwWu. IMS. tm T. C. UcClurc       <*>  She was working when he knocked  and merely called, ������������������(.'���������.���������mi* In!"  "I thought it was onty yon," slic add ,  ed, with a smile and a nod of wlcom*- j  over her shoulder. "Isn't it a dream  of a day? You ace about live -nil n  half minutes too late. Mah just went  for a park tramp with her pockes full  of cake for the squirrels and her heart  full of love for all the world, especially  the springy world.   ("oodby."'  "But I'm not going, thank yon." hi-  answered, laughing down at her He  drew up his'iavni'ltc chair deliberately.-the deep, lounging que. ami seated  himself beside her desk'. .-. The j window  was open, and a little Uookwood jar  in soft greens and bronze browus  stood upon the sill, holding a cluster.''  of daffodils.,. ��������� There, was a muss ot  scattered manuscript spread over the  desk, and her eyes looked tired with  forced thought. The breeze from- the  window had. blown her hair into a  fluffy, careless state, unlike its usual  businesslike primness, and there were.  ink blots on her second fing<*r.  "I'm going lo stay here awhile," he  said.   "And 1 don't give a rap for your  ���������'ladyship's permission.   I' have come to  have a talk with you."  She lookod at him amusedly. He'  had picked.up her blue, pencil and was  marking stars on tbe back of thO't^an-  uscriptiwith It     .V-.   '���������      ���������*   '* '   ���������'  "So serious? Let's see." She laid  down ber pen resignedly. "Truax  doesn't like the last effort of the  mighty mind. Not up to the Burton  standard. It's not wise to piny pln'g-  pong with your public. Dick. If they  like your cream pulls and' chocolate  eclaires never^try to give them the  doughnuts and brown . broad of realism. Is that it? Or were tbe last royalties below par? Or has Mab been  teasing you. or what?  He wasliot ~smiiin^iow~"Tirerelv*as  a new earnestness in his eyes as he  bent suddenly toward her.  "Comrade," be said, "am I ��������� jj-ood  enough to ask the woman I love" to  marry me?"  It was very quiet In the large, rr-stl'ul  studio apartment. The lap of horses"  hoofs on-'the pavement far bolow ''mil-  UAPOIiKON WAS A-FAIMCW BOJ*.  aide'of Spain, It took him ten years  to make the Sparilflh believe It. nnd to  tills dny tboy buven't got over thoir  surprise. After once Retting started ho  jiever let up, nml lie "wus finally fur-  nhfhcd with nn outfit nnd told to anil  iro'ny and he hanged to him. They hud  ���������jot tired of his gab und wanted to send  him to the bottom of tho sea, but ho  didn't 00 thoro. He uouded straight  for America, sure thnt maple sugar and  muokrat skins awaited him here, nnd  even when toll sailors threatened mutiny If he did not turn buck bo would  aot yield.  No American ought to IIo down at  night or rise In the morning without  bleating the memory of the man who  mode It possible for us to be born hero  ���������nd grow up to be big enough to wear  til) coat* snd suspenders.  Some lightning rod man mny bnve  e^-nie titm-ii*** hero .nrm* dny nnd told  ymi of Napoleon Bonaparte. Hr probably told you ten lies to one truth, but  the truth Is Interesting enough. There  wns a boy born on the farm, and a  mighty poor farm ot tbnt. His pnrents  hardly tr-ir-re Minnjrh to fttmre ont hW  much taxxr dozed egga wavtld come to  tt 13 cents a demon, and tbe nearest  RctNtolbouse wns three miles away, nnd  tbe toucher wns drunk halt tbe time.  There wntn't one chance In a thousand of that boy making anything of  hi-rwelf above a chicken raiser, but bo  saw to himself thnt he wourd rule the  world some day, and bo stuck to It  until be did. tie wai cuffed by bla  mother, licked by bla father and rolled  in tbe dirt by all tbe other boys for  a mile around, but be never lot go ot  bis Idea.  Anlted Wife's A-n*l*lnno������.  Mrs. Hayfork (In country pout office)  ���������Anything for me?  Postmaster���������I don't see nothin*.  Mrs. 'Hayfork-1-was expcetln' a letter or post curd from Aunt Hpriggs tell-  In' what dny she was eomln'.  Rural Postmaster (calling to bin wife)  i-DId you see a pout card from Mrs,  Hayfork's Aunt Sally?  predate the value of the man who !  loved her. who was willing to lay the j  j-'ren-.'Th and honor of his life's success j  at her feet. j  Sho knew i-jm so well and had-come j  to iindei'-.*tanil she was so necessary !  to him in his work tliat ber voice was  the first he sought in commendation.  P.ach of his later plays he had read  a hud to her. seated, as now. In the  deep armchair beside her desk. They  had di-cussed them together and planned and corrected and hoped and been  truo comrades. Now U was all at an  et-1.  S--!i>"th,iig hlurivd the d-iffoiHls ond  nine sky from her sight, and he frowned.  "Ihui't." he said.  "tih.   I   know.   I   understand."    Her  voice was low nnd uncertain, but she  smiled'hack at him with the old courage.  "I have understood all along���������-before ymi did yourself,  I  believe.    I5ut  don't you see how hard tt is for moV"  "Hard?"   .  "She has been' so much to me.    Es- j  eept   for you.  all  my   way  has been i  lonely.     Even   the  success  could   uot ���������  bet.er that.   Wlvm t found her. just as  I  was' at first.' young aud alone and ;  ;pooi- and brimful of hone, with all the |  *su-!jiii:li������ ahead and the heartaches, it {  'seemed so good to sweep her up out .of j  it all to this and give her a fair chance.  And  she's, so  sweet'���������and  bright  and  true.     1   can't   make, you   understand  how deaf she is to me or how lonesome it will he here without her."  She rose and went to the window, her  face raised to meet the wiud and sunshine. , , ;  -���������Mow selfish we are as wo grow '  older, aren't' we. Dick? It seems as if I  want it to be always spring now.  When I was eighteen, like Mab, I  didn't care. It was only a matter of  violet time and showers and a littlo  quicker beating of the pulses. Now it  comes and goes so soon and only seems  thc symbol of.something lost."  She turned back to the desk nnd put  the glass stopper on the bottle mechanically.  "Mab is coming across the park," she  . said.   "I am goiug to be good to you  both  and  leave you  to your wooing  with my blessing.   And 1 am glad, so  giad. Dick, for you.   Only was it quite  fair to steal my springtime girl away  aud leave me all alone?* Honest, was  it comrade?"  She stretched out bor hand to him.  ���������He~lio I d"I f"i S~H-ci5s"<r*grip~and"lea ned-  across the deck toward her.  "Winifred, Winifred." he said. "And  you have,been the,woman who understood me of all the world. Couldn't  you see I was waiting for it all to come  to yo.i, the success, the little petty  laurel, crowus tiiat are turned out by  the hundreds nowadays. I wanted you  to gain it all and still find something  lacking, so that some day I might come  to you. as I do now, and say: 'Aren't  you tired of it all, dear? Can't you  come to me now and rest and live tho  springtime over?'"  She shook her head at him. Her lips  closed, her eyes full of tears.  "I never knew," sho said, "And It  was so long and lonesome, the fight,  you know, and lum so tlrcd of It all,'  Dick, so I'iTOl."       .:  There was ii light, quick slop In the  hall. Mab was whistling as she came  some guy little lovo song of a shepherdess and a miller laddie and the  gate where the May thorn grows. Sho  opened the door softly so us uot to disturb the writer at the desk, but tho  wrlicr wus almost hidden from view  l"'hlnd n barricade of nmsculJno arms.  And Mab smiled and, slopping nolso-  Iwsly, hack Into the hall, closed tho  door after her nml went back to tho  sijulrrels and the park.  at an evening party, and it was naturally snppo-jed that she knew how to  p?:iy or she wouldn't have sat into the  pi;*,?. She was no dlstraciingly pretty  that cfvyy man there wanted to be her  partner. Her first remark was that shu  just loved whist.  "Let me sec Is this strict whist of  just a lirtle social game?" Then came  the inevitable question, "What ia  trumps?" J  "Hear is." *  "Oh, do you lead trumps?" j  "Lead from your long suit."  "Hut I haven't any. There isn't &'  long suit in my hapd. Oh. Is a king  worth more (ban an ace In whist?  How much do iipades count? I've got  tho right bower; Is it any good? How  do yon signal? hy opening and closing  your hand? Oh, what a gon������i������' 1 forgot 1 was playing whist. Parti*.'--, take  that trick; 1 haven't any men- trump-*.  Oh, 1 mustn't talk: you'll think 1 don't  know how to play. What's that?  Trumped my partner's ace? 1 always  do., Why, I've nigged agalu. I'm such  a goose!"  And every man present looked as if  he really enjoyed ii.���������Chicago Uecord-  Herald.   Au  Vntuntttonahle  Prayer,  A young bride recently visited one of  the large department stores of this city  on the plenfittit business of purchasing  the furnishings for her pretty little fiat  She wished for a bread hoard In her  kitchen just like the oue her mother  had at home, with "(Jive us this day  our daily bread" carved around the  border.  The young girl wbo waited upon her  brought bread boards with other inscriptions upon them, saying In a patronizing way:  "The words you want are old fashioned uow. We don't have any call  for   them   any   more."  No Wonder.  "What?"* said Noah indignantly.  "You say tho deer is kicking because  he bas a lower berth? 1 never heard  of such a thing. I thought everybody  preferred having a lower berth."  "it  Isn't  that,   father."  said   Mam.  "Tlie deer isn't mad because he bas,a  lower berth.  lie's mad about, the anl-  malsswe assigned to the upper berth'  over;him."., * . .  "Who has the upper?" asked Noah   ^Tiiet'hippopotamus?"'"  ;���������*������,.-������.' -rf-������ *"���������*.* ������������������  Cntcblner Up.  ��������� She���������I  see  tho   Pliilndclphlnn-*)   eat  their cereals in'Ihe evcn.ng instead of  at the morning meal.  He���������Woll. that shows they are Improving in Philadelphia.  "How'so?"  "Why, that shows that now they are  only twelve hours behind."  Those *nr,������(on   at rin. .1  Kitty (to Bertha in her n������w frock)-  Why,   darling,   how    h'-cu'mlng   your  gown Is!    Abfohi'ely nny  one would  Hi Ink it was quid.* new!  Ilcrtha���������So kind of you. to say*so!  Aqd yours, dear,  look;' eve-ry  bit as  well as it did yoars ago.  nis   WlfiwVfls;  TlJursdny.-Lyri?,  sho's  eomln'   on  Mere Coiijfetnr*,  ���������'Hnvo ymi ever known nny one," ah������  ���������isked, "who was actually killed by  hnpplnoas?"  "Woll." replied the crusty old bach*  lor, "t en n't say positively ns to thnt.  but I did know n ehnp once who wns  found dend on his motlier-ln-laWi  grn'vo/'-Chlcngo Record Herald,  Takl-nK No riinnees,  "Toil love your ������uuiiiij, dun'l joi*?*  aald ihe ahii'cvc nUilamsun.  "Certainly," answered Senator For-  glinm. "bnt I'm not losing my bend and  tnklnur chnneos on suffering the pa na*  of unrequited affections-Washington  btur.  Bft-rai-lrfc.  Ill������ old Joke nbout tbe alliance between doctors and tindertnkert Is not  In vogue In Bnvnrlit. In some districts  of thut country one-half. In nthorn ovon  three-quarters, .of tho population die  without having had medical attendance in their loat IlIueiM,  lints.  Rats are estimated to destroy food  to tbe value of fW'.OOO.oO-) yearly.  "AM t UUnl) li.Nol'UII   'Id ASK   Villi WOMAN  I UiVli in HAItllY MM'e"  ed up to thetii I'ulutly. mid there was a  rustle ns the wind stirred the leaves of  paper mi the desk, Hho was still mulling, but her bead was turned lo the  window nnd the yellow .daffodils and  blue sky beyond, She was glnd sho  wus strung aud had known nil along  that this must surely come. It was  right too. She was glad for Mab, Mub  lu her glorious youth, who hud swept  Into her life with the Jny ami promise  of the springtime and had put new  ai'Ht and hope lu hor hy the very force  of tier ambition and conlliletue In all  things.  And It wns good thnt these two  should marry, nml line man who had  been her friend und enmriuli* so long���������  so long. There were the tint! days of  her struggles, whon she had met him  haphazard, He was Already one known  and sought after evenlhon, und he  had smiled down tit her. the frank,  hrlirht smile she hud grown to look for,  nnd told her to mako u good light und  win out. 8he was sure to In the end.  Only tho, weak anon fell on (he lino of  iliurch.  Then when success begun to come  slowly and she felt vim foothold of  surety beneath tier foot bis hud been  the flrst voice of congratulation to  reach her and still urg*������ her hither. It  wns a matter of years. Hho was thirty  now. He mnst be nearly forty Hho  thought of Mab nt eighteen nml won*  doml If she could ever know nud ab  Orlf-rln of the Clierm-ionlce Doff,  ���������Many youri* ago a .vessel, from Now*  foundl'iiid ran a--round 'near an eidata  culled Walnut Grove, on the shores of  thc Chesapeake, Tlils.cstata belonged  to Mr. (Jeot'go Law, a member of a  well known Maryland family. On  hoard the ship were t\Vo Newfoundland (loirs, which were given by tho  eiiptjiln to Mr, Law In return for kind*  wm and hospitality shown to himself  nnd crew. Tho beginning of tho Chosa*  pi'itko dog was a cross between thoso  Nowfoiirtdltihds iind tho common yellow nnd tan-colored hound, or coon  dog, of that part of tho country.  The, marked characteristics of the  ('hoanvonUo hny dog glvo ovory evidence of tho truth of this story. Its  strong power of scent, Its hardihood,  Its shorter hnlr. Its medium size and  Its I'omurkuble cudurnnco come from  the hound, whllo Its lovo of water, Its  powers of swUnmlnj?, Ita oxtrnardinury  nhlllty to endure oohl, \tn fnrrv ennr.  wonderful Intelllgeneo and Kenornl  good temper are nil du������ to tho New*  foundlnnd. There has doubtless been  nddod from timo to tlmo somo wator  spaniel cross which hns helped Its ro-  mnrkiiblr. nifrl-*vln������- nnnfltles. The vel-  low nnd tau of tho hound, combined  wltb the black of tho Newfoundland  nnd tho Introduction of tho spaniel,  produced the liver color of the truo  Chesapeake hny dog. In courso of time  the f bosiipoake bay haa In Maryland,  become o distinctive breed.���������Forest ami  Stream.  We ATI Know Her.  It pays u woman to be pretty some-  times. Hclng pretty saved a woman's  life lust week. Hhe wus playing whist  Wliut 131 ������<������t  "Whnt do you undersiMnil by 'holy  orders?'" asked the Sunday school  teacher.  "Tho Ten rommandnients. ma'am."  promptly answered the fair haired llttlo boy whh tho innoeeni blue eyes.-  in.m* l'ih-.  "So glad you found my Nermon Interesting," said iho Rev. Mr, Tawkon,  "Yen," replied the siratiger. "It wus  Interesting to mo. I've been' making a  study recently of (he (niwers of oiidur-  nnco of tho human voice."  Mnldnic ll "wrtil.  "Whnt In the world are you doing'  with a phonograph, Marker?   Thought  you bitted thorn?"  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Coldstream.....'������   6 32  Ar 12.06.  .Victoria  Ar 7.00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tic  kets on sale, good over 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  all Stations, good for going tourney Saturday and Sunday, returning not later  than Monday.  Geo, L. Courtney,  Traffio Manager,  St. Ann's SCHOOL  ..QUAMICHAri,   B.C.  A Boarding School for girls, with department 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 also  taught. Board and Tuition, $9 a month.  For particulars, address���������  SISTER SUPERIOR,  ,     Tiouhalem P. O.  I.   OF.  ���������������0UKT DOMINO, 8518, meet*  the last Monday in the month  in the K, ol P. Hall.  Visiting Brethren invited.  17m 12t 5J*fiJ.''������*.������P'^^^  A  '*''  .  THE  CUMBERLAND NEWS  Iseued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSpN,      ���������   ���������     -'     BDITOK  The oolnmns of Thk News are open to al'  who wish to oxpresu (herein views o matter* ���������-" publio inttrest.  Wbile we do not hold ourselves re-wnsi*  ble for the utterances of correspondent., we  reterve the right of declining to insert  ommunioations unnecessarily personal.  TUESDAY,  MARCH 1, 1904  Telegraphic News  St. Petersburg 23rd���������The war  ���������will end in AugUBt in complete defeat of Japanese, said, a high authority in close touch with war plans  of Russia to day whose opinion can  be taken faithfully to reflect belief  in highest official quarters. When  our forces . are concentrated and  ready we will finish the war by  driving the Japanese into the sea.  i  Tokio 23rd���������From Nagasaki  comes the announcement of another sweeping Japrnese naval victory  as the result of which five Russian  torpedo destroyers as part of Port  Arthur defence squadron have been  captured by the. Japanese fleet.  Che Port, Feb. 24���������Steamer Governor Jaeschi while passing Port  Arthur at 3 o'clock tliis morniug  heard heavy firing in that direction  Report that several Japanese warships have been disabled, but so  far itis unconfirmed.  13 warships are said to have  passed Wei Hai Wei to-day heading east.  London, Feb 24���������The fleet which  pnsped Wei Hai Wei ia supposed to  have been Admiral Togo's fleet  leaving Port Arthur.  Che Poo, Feb. 24���������The Rutins  -haveiepulsed-Jupaneseattack-upon  Port Arthur. Four Japanese battleships were damaged and run a-  ground.  Shanghai, Feh'y... 24th���������Russian  consul and commander of Rust-inn  , Runboat Mandjur, now in the.������e  waters, received official telegram  to-day announcing tbat Japanese  ionde futile attack on Port Arthur  last night. Despatch added that  six vessels were reported to be disabled, but that the character and  nationalty of the ships were unknown. ./  Che Poo, Feb, 24���������40,000 more  Japanese troops have landed at  Chemulpo, and some have landed  at Pigeon Bay. An engagement  occurred on the night of February  12th.   The result is nol known yet.  Che Foo, Feb. 24���������The Russian  troops are deserting by wholesale  in Manchuria. The report that the  Japanese have Winded at Pigeon  Bay, and near Dttlny, is confirmed  Sroul, Feb. 24���������A force of 2,000  Chinese are harassing the Russians  at Liao Yang. The Japanese Consul here visi ed the Tuo Tai to-day  nnd informed him that if China is  unable to enforce neutrality law  Japanese Government will take  measures to make it effective.  Seoul, Feb. 24���������There Is a panic  at Ping Yong, Korea, whioh is re*  garded as heralding the approach  of the opposing armies,  The Jn pa nose are bombarding  Poit Arthur at intervals, so far the  injury has been slight. The report  is confirmed that seventy miles of  railroad tracks and some important  bridges have been destroyed between Harbin and Vladivostok.  If this is true it would be a great  advantage to the Japanese as Vladivostok is very badly supplied and  oould not long resist a Japanese  attack.  72l*IECES OF  *EWSHHT MUSIC  ill REE *  Chance to Jolt ��������� Clnb That*WUI  Matte and Save Money foi  .tWIll  ���������Tea.  benefits it gives are wonderful, liensbles yon to  purchase booksanaperlodioals. moslo and mas tool  Instruments st special cut pi-foes. 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Principal Auden's outlook upon  education in Canada combines the  fresh viewpoint of tho traveler with  that of "the actual citizen; Ho came  here a stranger, haa already gone  from coast to coast, has assumed the  leadership of Canada's chief Public  School, and spent thu best part of  one year in practical experience-with  Canadian youth, says The Toi-ori'to  News.  A pedagogue is commonly said to  be recogiuw at sight. ,��������� Principal  Auden would pass quite as readiliy  for an Anglican Canon or a man of  letters, bis habitual cast is gravity���������not of the scowling, trudite sort  that inspired the portrayal of Goldsmith's schoolmaster, 6'ut the sedate  poise that marks a. man'conscious of  a great life-work. Naturally,'-He.* is  chief in this country of a class'���������'foe-.  coming all too rare in these days of  feminine peda0ogyin Public Schools.  I.l.   i't.lQ.    of   VlPW.  He is npt an orator. Neither is ho  an experimental faddist. He stands  as an academic dosce'ndent of Arnold  of .Rugby. His point "of" view is that  of the cultured Englishman; his atmosphere that ol" the English Public  School aiter the manner of Eton,  Winchester and Uugby. Such schools  existed in luigiand when Upper Canada College was the site of an Indian camp. Loss, than a century has  seen the 'development of an educational system in this country embodying many of the best traditions  of England. "Tom ��������� Brown" is also  a Canadian. An i to tho man whose  life-work is to educate the Canadian  Tom Broun, educational problems in  this young land'are replete with original interest.  s  KeHMii-nlhil ri.  Day Nchoolm.  Principal Andcn believes that Canada m-eds more residential schocle.  The absorption of parents in commercial .'pursuits  tiatuiaily rniniiui-'se  -culture-ia-tiie-horue; Doys-are-lcitr  largely to their own devices,'' to  promiscuous''contact with lads not  of their own age, and to the perilous  Influences of th*.- street. 'ili.������a begets  mannishni-ss and loud manners. Canadian parentb are oiten absent from  thoir families on business matters  and hoiiK-buildinii in the West. Tin-  day school cannot etiicicntly look  after ���������such' boy's. Moi-eotcr, tno day  ���������school tends to machine methods and  the obliteration uf a teacher's personality, whej-i-as tlie boarding school  sulistitutes the constant' |iei>;o'iial in-  tluenee of a houw-iuusu'fwh'O' devotes his whole time to his pupils.  I Idliv     t-.d CttlHtr*.,  As to utilitarian vs. culturo studies, Air, .md. ii ouevrve.s u tenUin.y  among us to exalt the former, 'this  is natural in a new country whote  commerce takes precedence of culture.  Jloya are iiuluied wiih the instinct  of vocation-hunting beioil' they are  able to spell ihe words of a common  loiter, 'lliiK leads to a desire for  specialization at un early age, fin J  tends to sucrili'co the ull-rouiid "development iicci'.s.Sdvy (or safe citMon-  shlp. Culture, limvcor, la on the  increase. 1'nnntv are Uniting more  time to -'.tutor their own children.  Canadian 11 mm ���������.*--. me geumg. an ut-  xuosphcru in which good literature,  ������rt nml iiiutiucia are becoming character knic.  A knowledge of practical'"science,  tlio Principal corifiidiTS, is neccesary  for every boy. .Science hns reerntly  become a main fa,ior in civilization,  A man cun .-vunviy be culled a uio.l-  01*11 ciii/.i'ii i\i|.i tun'*, not know Uio  rudiments of ph.''.uv chemistry nnd  electricity. 'I.!-,,- is (l new deyelo;),-,,  ment, Mamml uaiir'tig he regards uh  a good thin*.* tn . n age n hoy's kui*-  |ilu������ acfh in-*,-., iiui lielirvesi it fur'  lesti noci'ssiry hf'o ihun in l.Cnglnrid,  whoro Iui.vh linw not Un,' natural  honrtiw-fis U'i*jt ������!if*������ln*j-ij|*:Hw t'unu-  diun youth lie 11Jho observes thai  Oii.nadiuri ��������� ''*.*��������� s juv mow Imbued will*  tbo spirit nf pi'iu'i'ml prtrtriiina," a  usoful BtimuluH ui tho chins-room.'  Tlio inht-n-ru d.ni.;������r of ih'm, however, ounMistn in iho timlm",v to  crowd eui'rii'iiliiiiiu with counies of  study, to I'u.'ih pui iUs through whools  too rupidl.v, iiiul to mu o exun.lnn-  tlons the I'tul I'Hihai* than tho ittt'-tirut  of a sound --liiica urn���������which the Principal con-shli'iH Im!' nothing to da  with   eiilvr   typewriting   or   acnih  RTflpllV,  Ktivll-.lt nml the ������liira'tn,  Tho veKi'd ipicHimn of ClBAmc-a v������,  I-'nglhli u.. a 11,".win oi culture luifi  inuih vmiH^i:d Ui. ,ati nxion Hi Principal Auu.-ii. A-- ai liigllsihiiinn, he  tiiilui'iiliy rliams io the cl"iHM!.s, lie  lugiuMn i.iiuii j,i,w >,ni.������ ua u������n.*.tiui  parti* of u xvuo iiluuutfon. Latin ho  count'i'Ml*- un li'-> ior itH difciplinai'y  value i In in us a uieaivi of eonipie-  hciirHrnf Um -.tincture of F.ngllh,  I<atln m'l.H'K u boy think no Uhh  tho������> niatiiiuuiiiiH. It is Iho world'h  rnodi'l oi fo ������isi- i-tiructilro, eon .itilriit  glttiiiinar ninl lo-unl h.viiIsx. A lioy  should Ii-inii In- --laminar lit the  141 tin, whirii m i h" mot1 or of Mng-  llsh gruiiiiiuii-. 'lh- i n.lcisiood, m>-  oewilfy of tin** ���������������>., ui nm why I.ntin  liftiinm un a dmly item in iho U.C.C.  tlirtr-tahli- tti nil but o.'.ft form,  f/-*C>eJ;  i<i .on i'cM'ff    oh an ind.'M'Oi*  sable mode!  for ������?tyle,  and the     re-  co^nisoed givat source of literary appreciation.   It s-hould he* tanght with  a minimum ������f grammar, as freely as  possible,  not  at all   as a means of  mental discipline.   The Principal   regards Homer as more nccos������ary to  a  school boy than Milton, if studied in  the original.     He observes  that, tbs  tendency ��������� hero  is    to-teach  English  more than .classics.   This he explains  as due to  tho lack of English  liter- j  ���������aturp"* in'the homeV" The school is j  called upon to supply the lack. This j  defbet he e.vpocts Lo disappear   witn ���������  "ii* crrow'th .of culturo and a    consequent probable    return to classics,  as , has recently    been tho case    in  Germany,... Uu^sia,    and   tho  United  States.'  * ^"������������������   r:;*-*;j  A --.'fMiiis I'ar-idox.  At llrst blush it seems a paradox  that an English master should give  two dead langi*Bnres' precedence   over  the language of Chaucer, Sliakcspearo  and Tennyson,  as a s6urco"of   Eng*- ;  ���������Hsh culture.   But it must be reniemr  bered  that  decent Endish  is seepnd,  nature    to:   an    Engiisii'   lioy.      Ha  knows his Shakespeare iixlcjiejident of  the    school     master,     reads   b-etter -  books, scans a larger percentage   of  dignified newspapers and li.-teus     to  hioro standard  English' spin-ehes.   In  this country we are yet subject,   to  rustic dialect, bad patois," American--;  isms and  foreign1 languages.    Thwe-"  fore, English as a dolinitc object    of  study is. tenfold more, necessary here  than   in  lihigland. .,.. Principal  Auden  'wisely .believes that great 'models v of j  jioetry and prose should not be sul>  jected to the indignity of grammatical  analysis;  neither- should English  woixls be laboriously parsed.   "'     ;    ;  Hibl������ Slioul.l   Ho     <i,u*-*lit..>   ,  As to religious instruction; the  Principal believes tliat "the Bible  should be taught in the schools, lie  also contends that the best gospel of  all is the personal, every-day ��������� religion of a teacher's life and character. <��������� Kegarding women as teachers,  he believes that Ihey are a shining  success with young pupils, bui' fundamentally '���������. lacking, the gift necessary  to enforce discipline among boys  abovo the elementary forms.  ' As students of French end German  they excel, but' as teachers of these  languages, aro ratherj prone to miss  the ,<$fcepor moaning of a translation.  'Tffeir ajjppinlment here tb*:-'the very  best posts in the modern language  courses of colJegiate institute stands  as an agreeable contrast*to tho English practice of paying a man three  "or'fbu'r'rtinVe'sSi*j*f^auch~as~a--wonian-  for doing'tho same work. , j.  Another obvious superiority ol tho  Canadian over tlie Engifs-h educational system is,', the establishment of ag-  .-l-iculturnrcdll&sjfSs.   Such inatitu*5ioii|u  as the 0. A. C. Vould be a shrer jjp-  posaibility  in  England,'" where  agriculture is   largely   traditional   anjjl,'  in fact, fast becomiiig obsolete. '   '���������{v  ��������� '  AN HOUR IN THE V/OODS.       \    .'    *j  A City Futhei-'it   Oui.nu  With Ml������ Boy *)u  tmtur������*i>.,Ali������i>ii������u*u..  'I'  swallows iiad k-IL had been appropriated by thut extremely adjustable  individual, ��������� the English spanow.  Along tlie lake shore a great gull  brooded, and a littlo further aloiig a  grebe swam, diving for an unVon-  tcionable length ot time when a  noisy locomotive snorted by. 'ihen  the street cars and home, tlie lessen  in natural history was ended.���������K. 1).  C. in'.Toronto Star.  '. A Colon in MnitU Af-flcdoto.  j,     * ������������������;     v  Pean Pigon in his now book, "Odds  and Ends," gives a sketch of a bov  that'is rather ��������� difficult to K-cognive  as the erudite Dr. Goldwin Smilh,  D.CX.: "Goldwin, was apparetit).v  wrapt in thought one morning at,  breakfast, and one would suppose he  was contemplating writing a brilliant "essay. His father, soiuo'vhat  impatient of his silence, said, 'A  penny for your thoughts, Goldwin.'  To this chtillcngc 1 heard Goldwin reply, 'I was just thinking what , an  awful tiling it jaust be fo**������.a gii-afic  tohavo a sore Vtliroat; what an  amount of /^nrglo it would have to  swallow, and what length ol bandage  it would reottire.' "* ���������  Will  Kren Vx*.  TScryl ��������� "Mrs. Honvysivell troars so  many diamonds nt roceptious that she  is frightfully overdressed. ,    '  Sibyl-Well, she mnkes up for thnt in  h'qr dpcollets evening gowns.'���������Baltimore Herald.  COPIED FROM THE BOCRS.  Attention, Yo Golfers!  The boy didn't know what, to do  with himw.'li. 1 didn't know what t*o  do. with myself, it,,waa a lovely ok  ternoan, i decided that a'let',so������ ift.'.  nature study' v-ouidu t do either ijjf  us auy harm, so oil to tho wood's we  wont. , ' .   *'       . . ..^ V :fe  i had been 'thwo before in spring-;  und Bummer, but not in late autumn.  The    true.-*   wero    there' 7with   worn������.,  touches of autumn gljory lipgariftg m.,  the fadtd,   leAvea,  but the, air   wuls"  still, and'  there    Boomed  .'l(ew bird^  uiiout.      litit'"oisly. tor-a ,'littlo,   'for  mtor climbing .iho   slippery hillsido'  v/o dropped in on a aociabJe party of-.  eong sparrows who had.:pot yet*gono  south.   Jjut they were e>hy anil wary,  and the boy und i did not -jet much  nioro than a gllnijiso of thoin.    No*-*  so with the wiuto-bi'ei:iauVi:'imithatch;  ho win or, and Uio    boy waichud   in**  tei-L'iUc-dly aa 1 Bliowod hiniihu   bii'4;  truvuliiig giuvoly head dowmVard oo  tlio tree ti'uni*,i������ looking I'tfv Innoott.'.,  1' urUiei' ou wu c-au-'bt vi ilucjh. of uju������  us u Kh,y    bluoji<y dushod   itipuUlfng  into a  tliickot,     Viu VMilla'd a litvlcj.  I'urthiM' to whwo thu ������ve*i;-gi:ci ns that'  had been favorite hauntrt of tun rcd-  o������ttiU'ln BUiuji'(.������r timo gri-sr in vor-  dum uHwmushed hy Artist Autumn's  brown paint |>ot und busy Uvuoh, ahii  lilid diiwu ihr.(,H-';lj iho dead .1: iivoo ,lo  thu   loot    ol.Uie    ravhic, v\liwo    a  downy    woodpecker boat   lxm   teoblo  tutioo on u doud truo, ami hero   1  Hliowod the boy how Uio llttlo woo'd-  ji'-elusi* liuid itiM tuii feuthors jijR'ninpt  tho bark to glvo his buuy bill   the  bolter '-'M-iug-:.   ^ow Wis W<'1,6 home-  wurd lioumi, ami after a bjiuco tho  fumiltar "cnlch-a-dw-deo" palytod tm  and wo got Into a 'whole tittwily    of  t'he hutty ,UtUo blnf.,ii4'tt|iDVi'otxl-l'nff in-  tluNtrloiirtty i ud   calling cheerily    to  uuuh othor rlyht uucifti- our very nou-  tiH.   The boy huh delighted,'for   tbo  bird*' came within timo feet'of us au  wo hi nod breath lefii.ly iilh.nl. beneath  tlio cuUittfi watch 114 thoir i'ei'tlc'-s iUt-  tiug,   i hli-jv.td iiiui unc biiu uit.ii^  imo thu    curled up louf Una   hiuno  frruh   hud H-'hrt/"!   for   Iiis������ winter  quartoiH, llttlo dreaming when ho did  it that a lit tin blucK-capp-Hl chickadp*  MWUtu   . w-  **t������-V  3..V.V   out,   {*uM  liliii Horn hiu lair, eat Into, oKd thon  wlpo his bill on a twig while two  admiring mortulN lool.ud on, Among  iho chiCf-mleuH wo ttuw ono kinglet���������  Ihey oiteti tin vol toguthcr In the fall  iititl wlnior������������������ nnd tbt-n wo loft them  to l.tiii-h their suptiWB unobiKiivid.  Thoro wi'i'ui only ono or two things  yvX to >������h������������vv the buy before the city  t'h'iltU'd u.t, cno was the hvnk nl  tnud whi'it the brink swuUowh had  plowed in n hmuln-d plot*.* during ths  Mimiiu-r Mild had feuml tin ir (utuilit-i)  Ihen-ln. nnd it wns not t>urpri������ii������������������������ to  f,nif   tlmt  \ui*.it tho    ttumnur-lo* tnjj  "Why do you aftvnys smoke thnt big  pipe when you're polling, Mr. Fudge?  " I~shouldnffiFgine "it*^ould*"inr in^tlve"  way,"  "I smoke it because I am a religions  conn." .   .. < ���������  ..," Jh^Jhe connect Jon?"  "well, whenever I foozle badly, tbe,  plpp pVevetfts' me  from   opening   tny  'llps-ln'sxvpVtr^vorrts. and by the,.time  I nm able to remove it frori) my lips  I've coiiouw>d tMo tpirintiilfoo." .  *'      A ]IIJIsfcilcc*-i'>CZiiinsrc.  The letters'"U. S. A." were orbHted  ���������from the collars of officers' cciuts lh tho  *ne'w iirmy *ahiforra.   Iin:'tliei^',pi.iiee'was  used the national coat ol'.iinus. <;Thls  ! hits, put pvpvetl satisfactory, and olll-  wrs of* nil branches' of the service; huve  asbi-d llint t|io letters,be vestoriHl.l  'i .In this era of uniforms,for religions  Rhfl civic Bpcletios and for. employees  ^or tr-inspdrtntloujcoiniianJes it��������� lt*|cer-"  titlnly (leslruhle *t|)ut the nnifortij for  K^ldiora -,'li^Ve,;. a :$lgt}ngu%lng mark.  V!lflio'coat of'nrms does tiot'Ctirry to nil  tho pmiit'/iij'Pf'sngo thnt is carried tp thc  eye ofthe^inost Ignorant by the lei torn  ^U.;S,A.'VVThi?3c> throe letters mean us  miioh nbrond ns itt home, nnd they  should,he restoretl lo the .pflkora' unl-  forim���������Cbletigo Inter Oceha.  War tlfflco A.!o]M* New Typo ������f C'i:rti-idj-<  )J;|I)ll<lll( rs.  lTio War OiTico has adopted a ni'\v  pattern of cartridge bandolier und  pouch for the army, snys The Lon  don Daily "Mail. Tenders are now  invited for the supply of bandoliers,  pouches and othor equipment���������12:*,-  550 bandoliers to carry GO rounds  of ammunition, 25.00U carrying uO  rounds, 2-17,3 Go pouches to carry 10  rounds, and 2<17,100 pouches to carry 15 rounds. All to bo made of  leather, the bodies of the bandoliers  of split cowhide, the pouches -if  bridle leather.  V The new bandolier is a collection of  small pouches fastened upon a'wide  ritrap. Tho ninety-round variety has  a curious double buckle to rest on  tlio soldier's shoulder and to carry  the steadying stfai'- The pouches are  sman,v und carry ten rounds of tin*-.  munition. Thoy arc li-irrower at tho  i bottom thdii^ ihe top. Thoir fastening JfO&.fetycry largo,���������v,  Eacli contains a leethor tongue  fastened at the bottom, nnd tapering very Tiup'at its other end, to be  folded round a clip of cartridges, so  that the pulling,of its loose end will  bring it out instantly. The extra  pouches are of tho some type as;  those lor the bandoliers, except those  to carry iiftcen rounds, *iVhich. are to  'have no leathern tongue. V*   ;;  This typo'of bandolier resembles  that which was employed, by the  Boors. Tlie'old type of bandolier,  used by English noldiers in tlie war  was mado of webbing,' and carried  cartridges horizontally packed in  separate divisions. It was found; to-  be useless, as it worked looso and  lost ammunition. Then a long flap  was added,'.which, fastened, kept the  cartridges in their places, but was  useless, too, for the buttons did not  hold the flap. Then came bandoliers  .of. the old'type* with flaps for every  ten, six, live, or four cartridges.  Those with flaps for five were useful.  Three weeks a,go split cowhide began to go up in price, rising one  penny per pound.  STATESMAN'S PATHETIC DEATH,  rnfttug of  H������n. Duncan ("ilUoa, Spsaltnr  of Vlcluriau I'nrllamsnr.  Details' of the death of tho Hon.  Duncan Gillies, the Speaker of the  Victorian Parliament, formerly Premier and Agent-Goneral in London, are  pathetic. He had resumed the chair  _aftcr a long ilhu*ss._ amid __loud  cheers, but after getting through the  preliminary business he completely  collapsed; and was unablo to remem-  bor or identify any of thc members  who' roso to address the House. The  Premier, tho Leader of tho Opposition, and the^ Clerk oj tlie Houi'e,  went to hi3 assistance, and ho was  removed to his otllcial residence within the Parliamentary precincts.  Three days lutcr he was found dead  in his bath. Mr. (Jillies was a member of the Imperial Cable Committee  which met in 1S0G in,London. Tho  Earl of "i&lborno was tho chairman.  Tho Colonial -Ofllco wns represented  by,Mr. G. .1-1. Murray, ,C,tt.,,Canada  by Lord Strathcona and tho Hon.  A. G. Jones, and Australosia'by-Sir  Saul Samuel and Mr. ��������� Gillios,���������* Sir  Wondford Fleming acted as expert,  adviser, Tho result of tho deliberations of the Committee' wus tho decision to lay tho cablo,  Pniicr ClouliH.  , Somo Boloiitljle gt'tjlua hn������ tnUon It  Into Ills bond to mnlw xiti wenr paper  overcontB. .And why xxotViixx <hc (jftrgu  iPltles of .Inpurivii,,wi't,,pi;:n)ncl*-lri!*08li  mmle of oiled finper costs less thnn  nliK'ppiico. It is worn hy tho coolliw  ',^.h'|,if.4������VW.;,,*rl<'kHli������WH- in tho streots.  TIioro men. espoHod to nil sensorn^,  wenr I hew oiled paper elo-iUs coimtant-  l^yVot|tl -��������� niftwithatfliHltng tliclr fri'citiUl-  j)\o cfipttjipcivt Ihey will last a year or  raoi'o,rB*i������lmiVg������,    ,'  Pw������n--wi-w������iiMii' i iiii    inammmmmmmm  '*"*'   ,,|' Will In m In a Sivnmp,  Tho Imperial tllj;nlly of tho Oormnn  otnporoir. who Is well known nil ovor  the world to be'nn ontlmslnntleUunts-  mnn, mny hnve bwii n trllip tlnmponed  wlien ho wthk to his hlpa lu t������ bog  "tvhllo ho wim tleei'HtnlUtng wllhln ont������  of his enormous douinlns. Uo wan  pulled out without nny dtunnge exci>)it  to thn nppournnco of hlf* elotlien. Lntor  he giivo ordern thnt the nwiim*** nhould  bo toim-'iJ nml filled wltli earth.  , .     En-j-lninl'n llPHt Drvano-1.  iiie HHiior in Hie utht drusMi'd mini hi  Bnnknd, nud ihe htjuplla) miiae U Iho  best (li'ossod womun. neeprdliig to tl|e  tip. E. J, nonghton, the ivctor or 8t  ^tpplion'n, Briwttjl. Ilfit 'roitnon ���������(������ tlmt  hi ench Jnstouco tlio stylo,of elellies in  oxiKtly tultod to the weuwr'B employ  wpnt         Bnrr MeInto������h wni taking o photo-  grapli of ono of tlio tfaentrlcnl compH'  ntoa ia town. A yonng girl of not over,  slxtoon years, with startllngly yellow  hnlr, tripped neroiw tbe ntnge.  "Horo comes Mho beloved of the  f*Jds,H'-wblBperod the mnnngor.  VWHj.lMW "fon Uubbed ber tlwtr  **\xed Mr. MelntoRh, wltb Interest.  "Boeans������ ������ho has dyed io young."���������  New York Times.  Full From J-Jluli Kitui*.  Queen Victoria's favorite horses  wero greys, , and special caro wus  taken in their selection.  On tho old greys becoming unsound  In wind or limb, they hnd to doscend'  from thoir high c-*t*i!.o.,to, follow humbler'pursuits. Usually sold for whut  they would fetch, many a man made  a good bargain thereby. *  fclonio yeiu'-ri ago a Windsor oahinni*  purchased ono of tho Queen's groys  for UO giilncos, fltibsoqnenUy hlrlbg  tho animal out to a leuiy for n pound  a week during llvo years, tho lady  providing for tho horse,  , Tho greys appeal strongly to sido-  street Kouieoii and .Juliets who desire to enter tho matrimonial stale  driven to f-hi.-rch by an ex-roynl lioi-so  and ono (iahimm, has Incrcuaed hli*  ineomo in waMiifylng this wish, Some  of tho .hoi'MPh,. howovclr, hnvo to follow moVo ' lowly utvlllngs, such ns  drawing parcel vans aildotlmr hum-  bin, though useful, convoyanco,  VMomo co'minimts aro made at this  rather Ignominious ending of such  llnti'hbi'KOH, nnil not a fow nro sorry  to seo tho animals now drawing other people's washing homo,  A ..iiU<i'*i ������ ui# tuva.  Tho Dnke of llodford has f-ausotl *  good deal of amusement to tho Inhabitants of Woljurn hy his latest  investment, a udrt of. miniature  armored train, conHifitlng of a truck,  paintod brown like tho Duke's livery,  uml drawn by a small steam-motor.  Jjoth tho motor und thu truck are  pry lit; led hy hinlt, .'-itJc., no ih^j, llw  , Dul>o o������n go safely into the ompiwre  'where he keeps tho wlldor snltiriais .>l  his wonderful Zoo at Woburn. Some  of thoso boasts* are inclined to   be  ���������v;;!h'o At tlniw, e������(J"tlie PiiVp burl it  narrow oscai>o of Iwing damaged li.i  n largo specimen of deer which turn  ed ferocious ono day while tho Duke  nnd a somewhat stout friend were In  tho enclosure, inspecting Various  nii)H*������co*mor8. Tho enclosures are fenced round with very high ptlUrigH, and  tho Duke, who is nctlvo and slim,  was noon on the outside, hut hit-  friend had more difliculty, and only  escaped by a very narrow squ*rmk.  flence tho new importation. And  now tho Puke nnd his friends can  fttinm round thu park in safety.���������  irom If. A. P.  CAPRICES OP THE YUKON.  River "Ib.it I'rc-tc. , ,..m tho Bottom Up  ���������A   V* ������i������r Ju*;-;j-jr,  l'he watei-s of Alaska freeze from  the bottom. One may be gliding  along ou a glassy lake, with a gor-  geoiis sun overhead, in a crisp, invigorating atmosphere. Ihere is not  a si^n oi ice except high up on thc  luo^.utain ai'des. A liiiie circle ap-  pe���������i't> on tho snvery suiiucu, aa though  u e-ny peubio had itUlen ia���������tlun an-  oihur, uud stm another. There i.su't  a sounu, into, noi oxen a mosi-uuo  to1 dibturb the nooid picture, but.  still tlvr liuie circic-s comu.  'i'l'esieQiiy a yiassy Xivixd bubbles  about tu thu ccnuv ol one oi the  'uiueuiug cucU:*>, ih������u a larger one;,  uuu a still larger, 'lho.se beads uru  uity. ice yloouies. 'ihey come bobbing u() in raind succcSSjoii, then  .seu'iui loyeih,.*r. In hulf an hour tlie  suriuco ts covered, 'ihey ha*������u grown  un large uu a butter buau, aud iiear-  ,iy U:u yuuiB shcijie, but crystal clear.  .'j an hour they are as laigo a*s a  .udy s miali, aiu cacli oue has liith>  ^ituns ui huml .sticking to it; some  have a large gravel seuled up iu-  shIo.  the old "sour dough" will row for  the fcliore. wlun lw *.>oes these ��������� sign.-*  upon tlie water, for he knows well  that in' a lew hours the whole sur-  fuce will be u uiuss of slush 'wk,  fiqni which it will be impossible to  extricate' a rowboat, and etpiaily im-  po'sSibie" to leave1 it. '      '   '���������  iiy moniuig ihe cold air of the  upper Avorl.l will have welded all thit*  maife':together, and we have tho* first  frerae-up.  If one will tako tho troublo to  peep into some shallow rivulet at  this- time of year he may see nature  in her "workshop making a winter.  Each tiny grain of sand is first given a coat of ice. 1 he coat grows  thicker' on the upper side.  J-'inaHy it gets so thick that the  buoyancy of the ice overbalances the  weight of the gravel; tho mass loaves  the 'bottom, and, reached a stratum  of warmer water, the ice melts a  little, teleasing the gravel, and  bobs* merrily . to the surface. Thu  faet of its being anchored to the  gravel at thc bottom has gi\en it  the name of anchor ice, and that  freeze-up is expressively called "the  anchor ice freeae-u-p."  After a week or two of good hard  freezing there is nearly always a  Chinook wind that comes up from tho  south_for a last flying visit, and the  ice_"S~l)rolicS~up rn^Lo^ni^~"Ea*i{BsT~  These drift before the wind or with  the current, and when they are stopped by some natural barrier they pile  up on each othor, sometimes 'many  fept high, making the .ice jams that  arc so hard for "ihushers" or "lot:;  wallopers" to get over in traveling.  Then comes the real freeze-up, when  the surface of every lako and river is  scaled solid.  As the cold * grows more intense  the water in the depths give oif a  vapor, and this, being warmor than  the ice,; ,melts it here and there,  forming air holes���������the river's .li.ngs.  Woe betide tho unwary pe'destrin*  who, happens to strike ono of these  air holes just before it opens, for iu  eacli" oiie of them is written Ihe Infernal legend, "Leave I opo behind,  who enters here." One uuvy look out  upon'the'froKi-n surface of n luko or  rivor ami see immy of these air holes, distinguished only by tho volume  of vapor rising like the smoke of  huge signal fires upon a prairie.  When the weuiher moderates home of  ther-i* gJg'tnik' nostrils seem to he tin-  necessury, and a thin coat of ico  forms over thorn. 'Ihey ihey are  moro dangerous thnn ������vei������, because  tho.channel is just beneath, ready to  take the victim Instantly into the...  bowels of the Ice, '...'''  After a month or two of fiw/,ing  woathur the Ice grows very thick.  The .waters bonoutii, dried up at  their' source, shrink Into smaller  space, and the groat mass of leo  "������������������'MeUli'B." Long cracks ojim up in  It.s narrow surface with thundering  ,no|iK*s Ii!>e volleys*! of ^ artillery. Thi.'*,'  the wilier beneath, hard pressed for  un easy ch-uinul, runs Inio und along  these crucks, the. surface free.en up,  hnd there in an artllleinl Hiibternui-  eun rlvur, no to speak. More,cracks  opin up und more of these little rivers form, until ihe great muss of Ico  ,)ioiitains a veritable network of independent si renins,  At thin tiiin< of the year tho "che-  chal<o," or tenderfoot, may dig with  pick������and ax and shovel for "20 feet  down''through the Ico to get water,  all the time hearing Its deep-toned  guritle somen It.-re bem-nth,  Finally he strikes almost dry suntf  In thi hot lorn of the river, hut nn  wnler., 'Ihe "Biiur dough," on thi  'other hnnd, Is u water witch, after  rt fashion. With his ax he will percuss the mirfnee, Just as (ha physician doi-n a man's ehest. and often*  tiini'ft unv iiiun i. iii u . ii up u cry  still rl'.i'i' II1������ t'lir it ���������> er mlslendi  him.   Tin* signs are Ij-tivlllhlo.  But the "sour dough" will find  more than wntor down there, WIvjh  night uomt-H on he will cut a spruce  torch from th" fortst near by  whittle n hnrpoun out of pine  knot, stnml w th his lighted torch at  the hole he has m do und pull out  big line thill until he unl his do������������  are sAtiniid.--.loin A llom-shy, la  Toronto Sunrlny World.  H������in������ free,  Peifnr-1 ntii|ir**tiiiiil flrnther ior-  kin* eonsiili'ivtl my wrmon very free.  Uu ynu kimw on what gi'-iiimlY  lieiltiii- I Im vi- nu h|������ii When the  "tillertliui \\n>* ui'.<>n up iifHT It, he wae  hmIi-i'P nml It p.'mminI liiui.-riilladel-  nliUi I'ri-sB. 4  TBE .CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  Doll-making    is    a.    hcw   inoustry  which    has    sprung up at Stewarts-  -o������.vn, ��������� CountyV Tyrono.        Hitherto  most of the dolls sold in the United  Kingdom 'havo come from Germany  I  was c-uc'ivl*.of .a bad case of Crip  by MINAKIVS LINIMENT.  Sydney, C.I5. C. I. LAGUE.  I  \vo,S cured  of I^oss of  Voice   bv  ���������iVfNAUD'S LINnrF.NT.  ���������Vermouth.      . CHAS. l'LDSTMBR.  I  was Cured of-Sciatica   Uhcu-ma-  lis-m  by MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  ������������rln. Nfld.   LttWIS S- BUTLER.  twrn^yaiw.- .am  GK&m flEUCNANTS,  TKLEPHON* IWO. P. O. BOX 585  Malntyrs Bleok, 304, Winnipeg.  mfar miiisjsiiisiiiim  U-tm -u,d gTMu or ar! km-'*. Car  Limit Lots m S(>������i<-lt>lty.     ttdgnl&r ai'  mnCM DI]   li'I'sof bn-tl.'fU:  Wilts <>r wire us for T������i������o������ Kldi. of  Corialgn Yoar t4r������t>! lo ������������, #h������e*J ws  will soil for voor iw.vount. oa your approval to hli-hwt bidder.  lOngland and Gibraltar now talk  hy wireless telegraphy, mukiug land  lines in foreign territory uiiiioce-sf-ary. .  ������f*t������ of Ohio, City of Toledo..  Lucdk County, is.  rilAJv'K J. CHIiKTi'5* mab** oath that hs 1������  '   ������nlor ponn������r ol  the  Ann of  F. J, CliENMX*  So..   (Joins buslnei-a  in   ths   City  of   ToVimSo,  Couctr ond State aforesaid, and tliat said (Inn  '   will p*y th* uuin of   ONJE HUNDRED   DQlr  Lh.'R.a for eacli and ������very ch-������ of CATARRJM  .  Uiat cannot l-a cuttC. by tta������ uw of Ha.LI/8  OATARRH CURB. '  ,  FRANK 3. CHENEY.  ��������� Sworn to b������for-i n������ and subBcr'toei-l In my  HtHaxuta, thin ������tU flay of December. A. D. UM.  IfMmX) A. W. GIJSASON, 1  Notary Public'   |  TfMVa Catarrh Car* ts taktn internally, ud  ���������ett directly, on th������ blood and mucous mrtac*.  tt *-****��������� lysttm.   Send for testlmonMm tt...  P. J. CHENTCY A CO.. Toledo,������.  Sold by tU dra-wlstr-. 75c.  Hut's Family Pills aro tho best.  ,; Place boforo children nothin-.*; but  ��������� iv twit is Dimple, lest you spoil their  ���������-.u������te:'uTTd'! nothing that is not Irmo-  ., cent,. I.tist. you. spoil their heart.  Better without   a   Stomach  than with' one that's got a constant  ������������������'hiirtV.'to it.\ Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple' Tablets stimulate* the digestive  organs. 'Let one enjoy tlie Rood  things of life end leavo no bad effects  ���������carry'them1 with'you in your vest  pocket���������to in a box,j 35 cents.���������4S  Jf you do not give yonr riches  '.*��������� :d-jj"s- for jj-onri works Ihey will take  *o themselves winjis for good and .'ill.  Itching, Burrasn*-**, Skin Diseases    Cured  for   Thirty-five  Cents.���������Dr.   Af-now'-j   Ointment   relieves  In one duy, -and'--cures ''Tetter,' Salt  Kbe-irai, Scald Head, EcMma. 15arber'n  ,ltck. Ulcers, Blotches und all eruptions  af tlio skin. It is soothing and quieting  nnd acts like manic In tno curo ot. uii  baby  humors,-   85c.���������47  The soundness of 11 man','- faith  does not, depend; on the amount.,of*  no is-J he make*-".,  ���������  The    Pros?*rtont a Slave   to  Catarrh.---^-  T   ShiupIo   nro-iJdonr,    "i  1 SiimpWB-IpslpJiiicnt Compiinv. Wiitililnr:-  tou, Ph., writ en : "For votwri 1 wuu im'-*  flteted with. Chronic Oatnrrh. Ilnnie'llua  aud treatment' by. Hpodiil'trtB only chvm  me tcm'>'it'iU*.v relief until 1 wita lnilue������.**t  to as-! Dr, AcriieWH Catarrhal I'owiter.  tt Ritvu almost tnHtnnt relief,   50 cutitn.  They who laugh at another's^ dfs-  tmss have no ability to share . Hit-  other's joy., ; _______  Eiuard'i liulmcat Cores Colds, etc  The devil needs to do nothing for  tho re an who bus nothing to do.  Hincwity is never .wHf-coiiHCioit^.  ,1- -' ���������'"������������������-���������; '���������",������  '��������� .' "'       '  Wov. '1 Jamos^ ..Wil MaraV Athwns, >tho  ffuljj*,, clorgytDan who ovor won the  Victoria Cross,, has'JubV di<*tl in Bag-  latid...-''.' Jib- won iiivclurtng Roberts'  yiarch to Kandahar, rescuing two  wounded Lancors, under Uip flro of tha  enbmy.  La grippe, pneumonia and inflii  enxa often leave a nasty cough  when they're gone.  It Is * tlingwous thins* to neglect.  Cure It with  Con-sumption  Gt������!T������    Th������ Lung Tonic'  The mrc tint is pini/wc-ed  by your drugp-'mt.  Prim 23c, 0Qr..'������nri $1.00  ,,1,,       .....     ���������    .  .*-, :,. '.'��������� j'.i.i, j ,\ cy.  ���������    Tf-ifi'i*.*   Tim t.ftlny, W.V  MARKET!  RENEW.'  (Compiled from The Cominorci.i.1).  Since our last week's review there  has been some advance ic the wheat  markets brought about prmcijially by  renewal of rumors of war between  llussia, and .Inpun- The negotiatioiis  between these powers wero understood to have arrived at a more critical stage on Saturday last, and the  reports were xc'Mod on by the Ameri-  ican speculatho markets.and through  the covering by shorts aud the continued buying by bulls a spurt of ic  t^c took place. Monday brought a  calmer view of the situation ag-aiu,  and during this week to date there  has been little change in prices, und  indeed if it were not for tho nervous  situation caused by the uncertainty  of eastern developments prices would  easily sell off somewhat. While there  is not much change in the northwest  spring wheat situation," it being  about as bulljsh as previously, it is  beginning to be more generally recognized that the world's wheat situation may become much less bullish,  owing to the immense crop harvesting in Australia and Argentina und  the generally good prospects ������oi the  winter crop for next year. The movement, of wheat in tho United States  is now larger than at samo time last  year, showi'*������ that .farmers are sell--  in-g freely. Tlie world's shipments,  which were expected to fall off about  now are about as large as previously, u-ncl are running one-third larger  than last year, givinp: Europe ample  supplies. The tveather in Argentina  continues somewhat unsettled, but  harvest progresses and there is 110  word of serious damage.  Manitoba wheat is dull but steady.  On Thursday prices wero : No. 1  northern, 79c; 2 northern, 75c; 3 northern, 72c; -No. 4 wheat, 65c: feed,  'SiS-c'-- feed No., 1, 413c. spot or 0-,-c.  delivery; all prices are for-in store  Fort William or Port Arthur.  WINXIPEti     JOBJUNtt PIUCF/'J*-.  The following1 are the VVir...-ll|)e>i:  jobbing  prices :���������  ���������*-Flpur=<>gih"ie,-s-iFlungarlao--r,atent-7  ->2*35 Per sack of 98 pounds; other  grades accordingly.  Dots���������-No. 2 white. 31 Jo in car lots;  29, to ;������> for feed grades- at country  points fnrniArs are receiving o,s cents  per tuifihel.  Ihtrley���������JIalting grades. 36 to 37c;  food, 34 to 35c;   It Wins Red suid Contlr.  . The most expensive dinner ot modern times win* given some years afiro at  tlie Savoy hotel. London, by a millionaire who has since met with an tin-  timely end. It was known as the "red  dinner" from the fn'ct th.it almost er-  erything In the dicing room was red  in color. All the floral decorations were  red, the electric lamps were red, tho  knives wcriv specially made with red  handles, the chairs were red, tbe carpet  was red, the table napkins were rod  and oven the waiters wore red ties.  The reason of. this color predoralaatlng  waa that the millionaire had experienced a wonderful run of luck and had  won a large sum of mouey through red  turning up on the rouge et nolr table at  j'Montw Carlo. The winning figure wa������  nliio, and this llgure was also In evi-  deiit'tJ at the dinner.  1 Tho mem)'card vrn*������.unlquei', On tbe  llrst.page wns a large red ulao, and on  the back piiso waa a portrayal of the  top at a rouge et nolr gaming table.  The inonu itself, which was printed In  red letters, consisted of 18 courses, all  1 of the most oxpuusivo character.   .;,  Vony gtiesw eat down to th* table,  and the cost of this extraordinary din-  tier was over $i]tt for each pereou.���������  GREAT -WORK IN  I  UNSWICK  OVER.A HUNDRED YEARS MILUHG EXPERIENCE  ������*>���������.-  Caeadian Grown Oats jjk  *.et.  The Best that's to be had.  Ocllfl* Oats  yew  hava a  Canadian Grown  Cereal, {���������!*,'"*������  snsm  anny   of buyers distrib-  iMCuriiiK   absolutely     the  Dodd's Kidney PiiJa Made F. W.  liarris a well Maa.  Ue Suflercil from KUnoy Dlseann for Two  wikI   a   llulf   V������������-��������������� Only   <mio   uf tl>������  Many  Onr.-d   by   Umi   Great   CatiHilbt-i i  Klili.v-y ItHinodj-,  Central Waterville, York Oo., N li.  Deo.. 28.���������(Special)���������The case of P.  \V. Harris of this place {s one more  evidence of the wondorfui work  Jlo-dd's Kidney Pills ai*e doing in  New Brunswick. Mr, Harris mokes  the following statement for publication ;  "I suffered for two years and a half  from Kidney Troubles, being unable  to attend to my work thc greater  part of the time. I tried maay medicines without getting any beatefit,  but actually grew worse.  "I took three boxes of Dodd's  Kidney Pills and they cured me. I  think Dodd's Kidney Pills are a wonderful remedy for Kidney trouble."  Bright's Disease is tho most advanced of Kidney Disease. Dodd's  Kidney Pills are thc only remedy  that will cure it. But it ts wisjjr and  safer to guard against Bright's Disease by using Dodd's Kidney Pills  when your Kidneys give the first  symptoniB of distress���������pain in th*-  back or slight urinary disorder.  S'-mio splendid specimen;- of tur-  quoiso stones are t-oinp- fouml tu the  mint's pu the Upper King; River, Victoria, 'Australia.  httsetl bv our experienced  ������iIih1 throughout tho country  CHOICEST     GRAIN.  After itti purclmuo it is subjected to a thorough clean-  ?nc* process by tho most inn *er������ improved machinery  that not only romovt-s ever*, particle of dust, but ro-  jects   ovory   '-orael  o>* lifjht. flat ar iai|*orfect trrain.  Ocilvio oats aro then pan-roasted, civing them that  <-i������li(riitfiiJ nutty flavor and yet retuioin-.' all tho richno****  una li'.'Ilcacy ������t tho Bats.  Jn Oi-ilvie Oats ynu have a breakfast cereal tbat ls as  Ri'a- -purfection as it is possiblo to  attain.  Do not let vour uneoe put vou off with any other  make���������ho wouldn't de it for YOUU QOOD, Insist oa  liavluu  "OQILVIE OATS"  Tho Choicest of all Rotted Oats.  llheOGlLVlE FLOURMlUSCaUA  MONT'-A*lAL  Thmr*- are cases of cc-iisttmotiiii-i m<i fyr  advanced that Bickle'w 'Anti-Oonsumptiv.'  Svru������> will not cure, hut none so bad  that it will not frivo relief. I'or nouerh-.;,  coldH mid nil atToct'omi of tho throat.  lun;ry finrl chest,* iv- in a sr>������cilic which  never been known to fail. It promotes  a freo und oaf-y expectoration, tfl������rf>hy  removiiijr t.������ie phleein, and friv������w thu clis-  eawed  'iftrtu u, cnance to heal.   iV-bixiu-y-is-sotnethin-^-that-oruv-Fi-  lucky man can afford.  ' ^a/'-ft***^'**"**-**/***-*^^  OQC"'  S  jjrushef  I  aijd  ARE ROSSES3ED OF  A LASTINQ QUALITY  AlOT FOUND IN OTHERS.  Jlroom$  $Ss\ far    _\^_fsi_y_wJ_aUy fa   THE* AAm  jyOwfwTiin ������ jflways Keliablw.  Gray^S Cures Coughs  ��������� It takes more than a tw-llov.!*- !n  the pulpit to start a lire in the  church.  Syrup  People who borrow trouble ar-i nlwnys ready to lend advice.  THE"CLERGY  LIKE IT  Or.   i-tRnew'i   Catarrhal    Powder   Cures  All  Creeds.   It Relieves in   Tea   Minutes  Here are a few names ef clonrymon of  different creeds who are firm believers in  ]>r, A/jnew's Catarrhal Powder lo "live  up to tho preachtnK" in, all Jt clalmn :  Bishop Swektman, Rev, Dr, Latictry  (EpiBcopolluIn); Rov., Dr, Wlthrow and  Rov. Dr. Chambers (Methodist) and Dr.  Newman, all of Toroetp, Canada, Copies  of their personal letters for the asking*.  Sold by all druf*������rl������ts. in  Dr. Axnew's Olatuent relieves piles lo s day  ���������; Character is what we are .wheat we  haven't time to cuJ.culi.tte,  Guin.  CRAY'S SYRUP does thst one thinp.  end does it well. Zt'sno "cure-all/' bat  a CURIi for all throat and lung troubles.  _ GRAY'S SYRUP OP.RSD SPRU(^  GU"M stops the irritating "ficHiT---tafcea  away the soreness���������sooths and heals tEe  throat���������aud CUiiES COUGHS to ������Uy  cured.  None the less effective becanM it i*  pleasant to tate.  Zo cts. bottle.  Ar*  Vou   XM-Jtildl net T 'If w,   uso  EDDY'S IMPERVIOUS SHEATHING  The Best Building Paper Mode.  ��������� tt Is v������ry -much stronper und thicker than'any other (tarred or bu!M-  inR) papor. It ia inperrioui- to wtud, keeps out cold, keepit tn beat, ee,r*  rteu no smell or odor, absorhn no moiHturo. imparts 110 taate or flavor to  anything -with which it comw In lyintnct, It in largely used not only for  sheotin-j houses, but for Unlug cold stor-i*.*-'* buildin-js, refriuoratorf, dalr-  io������i crearooriee, and all pianos wh->w the ohjivot is to koep o.n evto a-ad  uaUcrta temperature, and at tho s-inie tiam avoldloff' tiampoesa.  Write our Agents, TEES & PERtSE. Wlhnl-iofl, far- tawplatw  The E, B. EDDY CO., Llmrtod, HULL*  Mliiird'i UolfflMt Cares Wsteopcr.  Tho hope    of the   world is In   the  hard tbliip we hnvw to do.  Dizzii?  Appetite poor?-*/ Bowels  constipated? Tongue coated?  Head ache? It's your liver!  Ayer's Pills arc liver pills, all  vegetable. ���������������*&������ _.tS>angfe  ���������W!**������l������l������'.**'!������-������������������* 1111 1.. ,mmam timam**Aw**-*',   \\aheemmw, ~������  ** iu,fm'*m*<*>**WM  Want your moustache or beard  a beautiful brown or rldi black? Uso  BUCKINGHAM'S DYE  ������������������ifhe Tlekut-ar-r.'-a'-*.  !    Th* probi'itlon   syi-item, Hometmiea  Known   im    hidoti'iuiii'iate  Hcntuiii't*.**,  nnd eulled in Ouuiidit the TkMw(',~of*  leave Aot, Is ami hat* ham rogardoH  by tho OorinreiiH iwi tho groateat fac  toe in the   i-eformatlon of orimlnrtln  If It In prupiiiiy nrlmhil-stered,   hev*  cnxl State*- hate    aiiopte<l thin a*,**  Unn.    New  York and fiuJiumt   hnvo  the tviHt )ii'obu,tlon Ihwh in the world,  the hi<8t prolnit'loo lawn In the woild,  'J'h(> Ciifutdiuii --yHtom ��������������������������������������� itiferlpf, ������vt.  cording to the annuul report of thii  National   IM'JHon    Con^ri������i,'   riwiOTitly  , held In l.riiii������vllle,  Ky,   Tho TloKet-  j oM-'(*vc Aot, is ffood, but its applied-'  .tion  Ih uiiHaiisfiu'tory. ' IWlforenl.'m-  j JlueneeH enii be brought to bear rttt'i  'It   nfion  i,.nir,ntit)  that  'i   wnrl>i������  rn'l-  ������ntier in t-efitwirl a tiekot-of-leavo  ; whllo it i������ ji-nt. iih oftun Ru-itntud to  undexervinK prl������o>erH, What to-needed in ;v coiiHiii.ssion, such un cxiiita in  New York anil Iridlamt, to adjucK-  ������������������aUi upon tiro rnorits of every appli-  am\t tor vniiw*>oi������luftvn������,  Antnintit nml 0<-M.*-Iobiiesa.    ���������������  ,.A, IVencii iittthorlfy on'NciAHlcknt'm  itml'.eH thr Miitemi'iit thnt cuttle uml  Hli'iiflVH tu;e jiliiio������t'm������nutie. MonkryM  milter f'r-iiHlderithly, hut tire ������!������hk1 by  cisitUnii 11 in iv onion. IIowk suffer  oiiKh". nml Komr of them die from Its  ofi'ivf*;. Ti������erH nml e'ephnnts nre mIho  catilly axTceicil, whereas lee benra, nc  eindottiod to Hip movement of Ice floM,  ttr������������ ti -vt t so hnpt������y ua wUpo on ship-  bonnf.  Ah n'oou as it man Ik good niouR'h  hf it4 no longer any ,good.  A OAUKFULt-Y PUfUWUKt* i<\ld���������*-  Much tlmo nud iitUntloo v,������ro -'XP*'iHti*������t  In the ������xp������rlmf>ritlnot with tho inert*vilordn  that enter Into thi- compoHition nt l'nr-  m-*b'i>'H V������������K������������tal)le nillM before tlnev vi-re  brought to thu utattx in whioh thi������v were  tirHt olTwrod to the tmhlic, WU������iU*vitr  other pUI* may bu, V������,n.;U'Uv>'ii VotfninliUj  I'lll'i  llt'l'   till'   rcMuH   Of  imictl   flvlll'l't   till  and nil ivyrwons sufliTliu; from dy-tPoii-*liv  or (liht-nl.-ri.il liv*T mid khiui'yii may ���������.������������������n--  tldt'i'My uei'wiit them un heliis whut, tbuy  life  l'm|irvi'i'iltHl  t<) hf.  The life thut floe*'uo uood io ������Uilty  ut much Unrni.  ('luinu-t'-r miiy bi������ sold;- '>'i'. i������ run-  not b������.' bought  Irene Waldron of Irvihg'ton, N.J.,  who wus born without uruiR, Iuh  iearnwi to jhhv with her toea and is  Huccetylijif,' luluiinibly ,i|i: J������wtiI������jl,'  other tVmale uccojwpUHhniebu,  Sv>H'.i-   iii'.ipti;   ''-'iii . tn   tr;,   ',i���������t   tb>-y  HlUHlld  .SUlTl'i-ll,    Miiiard's Linioieot Cures Diphtheria.  m*mwwmm**,,*a**m+4mmawamemr*M������atm>  ���������.'ni your Hivii bun flnnlly iit>cid<-d  whii'h t'olle������v he wilt attend." "Ytw,  ho hen fnni-i' 010 Ml b>qf-v't'-fftM ������hiv  ptoffHueri* do not 11 How the sUiditw  to nttf-riut'.i witu uie, atnlntic- work,  **f- "'*Hi'i*i't'jTzii*?*i*gjsij*K!*ww f tssusmstt  Theru. novor wna nnd never will h. ���������������  anivM'8Kl' panttuea. tn onu reinody, fr.r ah  UIh to which flush Ih .helr���������tlm very ��������� nature of ituinv curetivii-' b*iri,'ji HUib thai  wore  tho -perma ot ot her and  iltfypiwuiv  (-UMltMt   UliRWMiH  TOOUMJ    III   till). H.VIiUM*   <������1  thu piitlnnt^-wJiiit would rcHevo pm 11)  In turn would un-prftval-* the other. , Wv  iiHve linwMvi'ir, m Quinine Wine," klnio  obtatnabln tu Nounrl, uniululitratpd M������t������  in ramiMly for manv and ttrlovoua illi. Bv  Um wnuluiii nun .luiticlmiH n*i- the iuillu-*i  nvwtHPiM are lcl Into ftoiivalem't'nt-t- and  titronntii by tin* lultuwico which Ouinint  t'Jv������irl������ on iiatiiro'-i own rt**i'inn<th(������s, ll  ichivi'k thu ilreo'tln-*- i-nlilt*. of tli'tn*  wiih whom e olironiu uUito of niorM-l  ili'Hi'iiiili niy nnd lnel< nt tnton-^t In Mt������  'i- 11, I'li'i-DMi-, nml by tt'Hni|iilJ|.*inu * Mt"  ������������TVf<s, uImio-m-h ut ftouiid ttid T^friwhtnn  i-li'������'|i-.-lni(iiirte vl������or to the *.d!on of Uw  blond, ttto'i'hi Ueltiv Hi.liuuli't-*d, couriMw  throuch ili*i v������ijn������, -ttri-uirihi'nlnii tht  licultiiy -mHihiiI fuiwttitMiH ef ttm nyt-re-ii  Uu'K'li.v wiiikliiiu* nut'vlty a niHincsury-,.re-  null., Kti->ii������thi.\-ilii(i tlii> frame und nivlni;  II'm to run ilhroHtivu rtruriwH, which nmu-  f������ii;*v I'l'iinirnl biiTOiiKil -���������nliHtftnM--reHull  |ttip"rttt>rt npdiulto. Nnrtbren *i Lvio*u  ,".f Titronto, tmvi- i,'li*'ii to *,���������"* I'libll*  llielr Sii(.,������iior liubibm WlfcV lit the whuu'  rt������i". i/'i-t. loitiM'ttil bv tna ������i<iin'on-> 0'  mlmifbits, tlii" win*) iimirna^lit* iiKfirfi*'  i"-rfi-.���������!��������� ��������� ������ il iicii In (he roarl.el .S'l)  itiui'irliti i������ll it.  A little Sunlight Saap will clean  Ctit gto'is mA rthot artirJes until  they shine and sparkle, bunllght  Soap will wash other things than  cloth ���������*������  Tin'i'" a'.'"1 j-'Ople  v.ho  ni'M'i*    sci.'iti !  to '���������..������������������. 11 <hiuie������ to do nnyihirif.' '-x  e*'pt the ihii.Kvi they eue'i  dn  tAmm tininieQi Curo Gmj;ci 1������ C������ii.  N'n iiiiin iii|.vi'������ this wioM i.iii.j! ho,  l������ prot'dtinrlly iiu-ved hlnv* li  ;taumtxtimiimwnir  KMI'.ltN-At.tA' Oil  1\TT',I!N.\M.V    JT  iv-i     cm iii    wiirwi   ......n,���������i   ,- h'i..   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Thi ������������*������fdlliU*n, rtiily NiW,l|,  -vlll "���������.*' in������Ml������ui'nl( v������!im ie  ���������v*r> -itrimt inuiwr������d������t inatU  Itcouui.    ���������  It will illustrate articles  of hifjh quality only at the  extreme   lowe$t  prices.  Write for a copy. It will  be forwarded free of cost.  m  Ryr&Bffoa.  Jou'oicir-s  ilWfl������������mYo^eSt. Towjifto  K  J     Wfjliic  entliusliihtk:  (iUtoiii������i|iil!!������t,M  ������|i  jl'iii'i-^   nm    hitvhif- their    cart- *5UiI>  I largo idioukIi    in nccoini������o-|itt--   ti .  : piuu-ongerfi.     In   luxnrlotiK   uppotnt-  jnmnt they rimiind Ameriranv uf I'till  |in������n }t-ilati* eiut*.  t'n>e Imvr'n Pn Nmu>  ���������������������������'       *** ���������-...     n"'l    !'. ...  iMi'id-'r)   to  f.'iuif.bMi.i*   's fl<  *mMl'*WMt*>**WiVmK������*!������R  child ������<: ^nift  ,1U ��������� jyiB.JBliJ.Ji.  XA/   IM. U. NO. 461. ts-p^f:  !^W7i^Wf77m  issued every Tuesday.       1     Telegraphic News  ���������ascription ......" $2 oo a year,  W. 38. Bnoerson. j������&ttor.  ��������� -*������������������   -    *     .... . ..   .-.^  IS" Advertisers-who want their ad  changed, should get copy in by  9 a.m. day before issue.  The 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 Gash in Advance.  Now that hostilities have commenced between Russia and Japan,  we are all curious to obtain an insight into, or an idea of Russian  life. Russian novels are most eagerly read now, and not altogether  for entertainment, but out of curiosity.   They seem to open out to us  .V"  a world hitherto unknown ; they  introduce us to strange life and  manners. To some readers they are  depressing, but to others they give  pleasure, although a hopeless fatalism pervades them. Russian life is  depicted to the letter, studies of  real life, descriptions of dress, home  farms, &cV The glimpse we get of  the nobility is most debased, the  people 'seem to most of us to be the  most disagreeable on earth, and  Jife in Russia, in any social grade,  would have fewer ..attractions than  anywhere elee. The machinery of  the government is cumbrous in the  extreme, imperfect, save as regards  the central motive of autocracy  which directs the wholfe kinship and  ties of blood, which are peculiarly  Hitr^g"in~R"UsSi'a7"yierd"preference to~  the rights accorded to useful work  in all questions of distribution of  property. Their regard for the  greatest of christian virtues is aptly  illustrated by a legend, quoted by  Stepniak. St. Gassian and St.  Nicholas appeared before the Lord,  the one clean and in decent apparel,  the other dirty, with torn,, mud-  besmeared clothes. "What hast  thou seen on earth?" asked our  Lord, of St. Ca8sian. "I have seen  a peasant with his cart upset,  floundering in a ditch by the roadside," replied St. Cassian. "Why  didst thou not help him out?"  -* Because I was coming into Thy  presence, and feared to soil my  dress." Of St. Nicholas the Lord  asked, "Why comest thou thus  filthy and begrimed into my presence?" "Because," replied he,  " I was following St. Cassian, and  seeing the peasant of whom he  spake, I helped him out of the  ditch." "It is well," said the  Lord. ���������'Because thou, Ca.-siun,  hast cared ho much about thy dress  and so little for thy brother, I will  give thee a name's day but once in  four yours; but thou, Nicholas, because thou acted as thou didst, thou  shalt have a name's-day four times  in every year." And thus it happens that St. Oaseian's Day falls on  the 29th of Fobruary, ovory leap  year, while St. Nicholas' Day oomoB  every quart or.  DEATH.  Geo, Shillito, who has botm ill for  many months, died yesterday at  4 p.m, The deceased hod worknd  ns engineer for many years in tlio  Dunsmuir employ, and leaveH a  large family. The funeral will take  place at 2 p.m. to morrow under  the auspices i.f the I.O.O.F.  Paris 28th���������An official despatch  from Port Arthur etitu-g* in the born  bardment on tint nights* oi tho 2Wrd  and 27th thiuu .l;x\,ni\am ve������w:l."  wero sunk in mLIUi.n !���������-- ',}.(. '*���������.���������*.:  poiie also oof} Japanese torpedo  boat destroyer was sunk.  Steamer Queen  on Fire.  Victoria, Feb. 29���������Another marine disaster has been added to the  swelled list for this season.  Victoria, Feb. 28���������Steamer Queen  from San Francisco put into Port  Townsend at ten o'clock this morning She caught fire at sea and  fourteen lives were lost. The  steamer's stern wae all burned  awny, but rest of Bhip intact.  The Queen had reached a point  fifty miles south of Columbia River  when fire was discovered about four  o'clock Saturday, cause is not  known. It originated ih the dining hall aft, and only the coolness  of the officers prevented a panic.  The passengers had come forth in  their night clothes. The vessel appeared to be doomed, and Captain  Cousins launched four of the life  boats. One of these capsized drowning four of the crew. The other got  away but one foundered in a heavy  ���������"Sta,drowning.five.' As soon as fire  was out boats returned to.'steamer.���������  She reached Port Townsend Sun.  day morning. The aft part of vessel is gutted, damage being $40,-  000. Marine men are amazed that  the fire was put out. The woodwork for fifty feet from stern is  burned while the iron work is  twisted entirely out of phape. The  Queen had 175 passengers and 78  of crew.  The steamer was headed into  the wind while the fire was foimht.  Second f-ngineer and first officer  took charge of two lines of lioi-e  while engineers kept pumps going.  So intense was heat that for part of  the time it was necessary to be  swathed in wet cloths The' vessel  obeyed the helm throughput al-  i hough tiller roper were at white  heat at times. So intense was heat  that great steelbeamt were bent in  all shapes. The steamer proceeded  under her own steam, reaching  Port Townsend at ten Sunday  morning.  Russians' plan of campaign contemplates the relief of the Russian  troops without opposing the Japanese landing and when sufficient  reinforcement** arrive the offensive  will be taken and Port Arthur will  be relieved.  Seoul 28th���������-Ping Yang will probably be tbe Bcene of the first engagement shortly.  A large body of Russians with  57 guns has reached Arign Plmils  north of Ping Yanj**. The foroe now  totalling 5000 men has crossed into northern Korea to meet the Japanese.  Tokio 28th���������Admiral Togo's  main fleet is still in tho vicinity of  Port Arthur and it ia reported that  this fleet will continue bombarding  the pjjico until it is untenable or  until the Russian fleet is destroyed,  Lia Yang 29 h���������Foreigners living  ity Yim Kof say that tho Japanese  fleet has received orders to attack  and capture Port Arthur March 1  at all costs.  Che Foo,29th~The twenty ninth  Japanese infantry ocoupying Ping  Yang on Sunday encountered a  body of Russian cavalry and drove  them back.  Che Poo 29th���������One-hundred and  twenty thousand Japanese troops at  Seoul are now ready for action.  Hue/, 29th���������Russian orulser Aurora with five torpedo boats has arrived hero. British ooal laden steam  oi'h brought'-horo hy the Russian  von'swls which captured there, have  h.c.ii order*';! roU**ii;*o'l by  th'* C?nr.  orities state that seven sailors and  one officer wht> arrived are the sole  survivors of the crews of 230 men of  the four transports sunk on Wednesday.  mr***r**y. mil i mMWK*^^Mt^ t.-*amxrrr*ar'^r^t3������*-^***eiw^tit^  CARD   OF   THANKS.  The undersigned desires to thank  the promoters and all who took  part in the Masquerade Ball.  J. Lytteld.  Provincial Secretary's Office,  16th''February, 1904.  TTIS HONOUR the Lieutenant-Governor  **���������       directs the publication of the following official notice publUhed in an Extra of  The Canada Gazette, dated 11th February,  1904.  By Command,  n   RICHARD MoBRIDE,  Provincial Seoretary.  TT IS EXCELLENCY the Governor-Gen-  eral has received a telegram f roni the  Right Honourable the Secretary of State  for the Colonies .drawing attention to His  Majesty's proclamation of neutrality in the  occasion of the war between Japan and  Russia. The text of the proclamation has  not yet come to hand. In the meantime  His Excellency the Governor-General hereby charges and commands all subjects of  His Majesty within the Dominion of Canada  to observe strict neutrality in and during  the aforesaid war, and to abstain from violating or contravening either the laws and  statutes of the realm in that behalf, or the  law uf uations in relation thereto.  Attention is alno directed to the require-  menst ot the Foreign Enlistment Aci, and  the rules bused thereon. All British subjects are warned against any transgression  of tie same.  The fuilouing rules aro hereby declared  to bo in force forth with:���������  Rule A.~-No ships of war of either belligerent may use the British water as places  of resort for war-like purposes or equipment, or may leave British waters until  twenty-four (24) hours after a ship of either  TefligeTeutpwhether "87ibipT>f"wairor^er-"  chant ship.  Rule B.���������Every such ship of war shall be  required to pnur-to1 sea witlun twenty-four  (24) hours after entrance, unless in event of  stress of weather necessary for repairs- or  provisions,* in which case it must leave as  soon as possible, and certainly within  twenty-four (24) bourn of completion of  repairs.  Rule B is subject to Rule A, and time  must be extended accordingly. No supplies  to bo allowed beyond provisions and subsistence for crow necessary tor immediate  use, nor ooal beyond what oan take the  ship to the nearest port of its own country.  No ship can ooal in any British port twice  within three months, No prizes ban be  brought into British waters ���������  By Command,  R.-W.. SCOTT,  Seoretary of State. *  Che F"<'' !''w'!i---A li'i-ii r-o*-'..-M  1'irv  8 Japanese arrived  here from  tho  f ������ur sunken (nun-ports. The until-  Provincial Skorktary's Omos,  10th February, 1904.  TTIS HONOR the Lioutenont-Governor  dirouts tho publication of thn undermentioned lurthor official notioo published  iu an Extra of Tno Cauada Gszttte of tbe  15th instant,  By Command,  RICHARD Momiim  t Provtuoial B' uretary.  His Exoollouuy tho Governor General has  reoolveil a further telegram from tho Right  Honourable the Seoretary of State for the  Colonies, directing that the following additional rules bo added to those already  published touching the coaling of belligerent  veioels of uar in Britiub portsi���������  (1.) During, continuation ot hostilities no  ooal tn bo imppliod to war ships of otther of  tlio l.oliiguu.'/ii powers, except on a written  authoriaatiou of tbo ooinpotont port author*  itiuM, speciilying tha amount of oo������l whioh  may be supplied:  (2.) Before issuin*** any authorisation for  the supply ot coal (o any buiit'er-'lut war  ship Pie port authority until obtain a writ*  ten declaration, duly signed by tbe oflioer  commanding such war ship, of the destination to which it is proceeding, and the  auwuuI %ii Cjj.1 nir'i.oly on board.  By Command,  II. \V. BOOTT,  Sucreiary of State.  mmmmummr.**tmmm*mi**L*mMkmm/**mmmimmmmmmi  \V\.:''"���������,) ���������������������������  ..'.-.!V-      hdir-tt*  UP.  or-  don lur iii tuili.r iivla ukitU and skirt  ttii|i;j nt--i���������-,     -.m.i.t  t ii MMilmsiim,   Write   nuiv  and g.\.'.nmi,\o\, for npiing trade, Dominion  Gauh������;mi'o. ihx '���������"Ot'Cuulph, O.it.  TENDERS.  Tenders will be received until 6 o'clock  p.m., Saturday, March 5th, 1904, for the  purchase of  All and singular that cet tain parcel or tract  of land and premises situared, lying au<l  being South-west quarter Sectidu 14 fr-c  tional nud South East qunrit-r Seutiou 14  fractional, Deuui&u Isiauu, aud containiug\  one hundred and forty-four (144) more or  less.  (The property of the late John Graham)  The undersigned does not being himself  to accept any tender.  F. McB. YOUNG,  Nanaimo, B.C.,  Solicitor for the Administrator.  Frebruary 9th, 1004.  LAND   NOTIOE.  TAKE NOTICE that sixty days after  date, I intend to make applieatio-1 to the  Chief Commissioners of Lands and Works,  to purohase a small island containing about  Ten (10) acres, ami 1> ing about $ mile  north westerly from Ramsay Island, and  between Ramsay Island and Murohison  Island  Dated this 6th day of Jnne, 1903.  ������. W. HOWAY.  mr^m   \ mm  BREKDKRS ATTENTION!  The Dairymans and Live Stock Association have ugain elected me as their  Secretary* and I have been instructed  to-arrange for a shipment of Breeding  Stock, from the Eastern Provinces, and  1 am now prepared to quote you prices  and give such oilier information that will  ensure, getting good serviceable stock  at reasonable prices.  It will be niy earnest endeavour to  give the same satisfaction to ihe Patrons  of the Association in the future, as I have  in the past two years. Any person wanting Stock out with this- 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 fe3  Are Your  Hands Tied?  Does lack of education  prevent you from advancing, and obtaining a higher  salary ? Thousands have  already doubled or largely  increased their salaries by  following our plan. We can  help you qualify at home,  in spare time, and at small  expense, for any of the following positions:  Mechanical, Elsctrlcil, Stiim, CIyH, or  Mining Engineer, Onfttiun; Architect; Bookkeeper;. Stenegrapber; Show-Cird Writer;  Window Dreiser; tr Ad Writer.  Wrlto TODAY. Stating which poil>  tion Interests yon, to  INTERNATIONAL  Correspondence   Schools  Box 799, SC1ANT0N. PA.  OBCUJ- OB OC������ IOCAIi UraSSEHTATITI-  Air  Dry  -.System-  old Storage:  Our facilities foi Sioring Perishable Articles are now-  complete. Egg*, Butter, Game, Fowl and Meats of  kinds Stored at Reasonable Bates   $10-  REWARD will be paid for information leading to tho ton-  viction of persons appropriating or destroying our B*������r K-igt  UNION BREWING CO.. Ltd.  Phone   27. DUNSMUIR STREET P. O, Drawer   45  ...CITY MEAT MARKET...  TO THE PUBLIO,  Wo have oponed a Fish and Meat Market and keep only the  Best of Meatu in Stook. We oan supply Beef by the  Quarter at 9oto. and we desire all Boarding Houses and  Hotolti as woll as private  houBesJto enquire  onr prices,  DUNSMUIR AVE.,  Cumberland.  McKAY BROS.  ASSESSMENT AOT 1908.  A Court of Revision and Appeal  for the Comox Assessment District,  will be held in the Court-boueo,  Cumberland, on Thursday, Maroh  8rd, 1904, at elnven o'clock in tho \  forenoon.  JOHN MIRD, Assessor.  Cumberland, Feby. tath, 1904.  MUNICIPALITY OF  THE OITY OF CUMBERLAND  Vn-Mf--* \. hufoliv glvnn thafc thn Oonrt; ftf  Hovlttlt* for the Municipality ������>f thf City  of Cumberland for hearing all oompUlnts  against the Asuessmont as made by tbe Assessor of tho said Munioipality, will l>e held  at the City Hall, Cumberland^ on Monday  the Hth day of Maroh next, at 7.30 o'clook  P.M. and no on from day to day until the  onmplaiuts shull havo boon hoard provided  lh.it at luaut t������n day������ notioo -ahall have been  j^iVii-.i of   Vc'l ���������   "IHlh'-.tM  Datwl si, ("iim'-crlaml the IBfch day of  I'tihrn-iry, A.l������. 1904.  I. W, NUNNS,  City MuNicirAt Cicnx.  THE   CA8H  ffDRNJTDRF)  STOH/E3  Now   Open   for   Bubinksb.  A FULL LINE  E-.'lllliaiK.'SIH.WWHWN.WWi^^  t,tvm**w**.f,mit.wmmt**t.wt*.nt*t**.**a*w**miitt*mw**m  OP BA������TBRN AND B.O.  FURNITURE,  MATTRESSES of all kinds,  LINOLEUMS,  OILCLOTHS,    "  CHINA MATTING,  COTS, CRADLES,  BUGGIES and GO-OART8.  Ail kinds of Tarniture  Repaired.  Sooond-bond Pnrnlture Bought)   and Suid,,,,,,  t *���������  A. Nickerson,  DtrxsMVUi AfCi  COMIIRUMP,

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