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Array I^y-tr.  P  i  . /  Jt  0  \_vy,\SihliV.-.,. ^-"V  ' ~M������    :;v'AY ,3'0 1904    ^1]  \ "^      ��������� -    Cr   &  ������������������    X-- 'Of* o    **    -'  &?  TENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C.   TUESDAY,   MAY 25, 1904.  WE   WOULD   GIVE   YOU  DUE   NOTICE   THAT   AT���������-  T  ^  WE ARE PREPARING .FOR* A GREAT  r  Rr  Next  SATURDAY,   PAY-DAY  AND. FOLLOWING WEEK.     ���������  That have accumulated   through    all  ODDS and ENDS  Useful and MuaMe IrtMes.  kinds  of reasons,  some most      iOf  We intend making such Prices that  will   speedily  effect   a   clearance.  IT WILL BE THE-  Btdqe3i-har a ain~^-a-l e  w^t  o  ���������EVEK HELD, IN  Otfi?  CUMBERLAND.  Victoria.    Day.  A cloudless sky yesterday made  ghid the hearts of all inteiested'uv  the sports.  Early in the morning the Gun  Cluh held the frhoot on their  grounds. Poor shooting, resultan t  of the sun being in the contestants'  eves, marking the event, which  however, was enjoyed, Tom Bates'  cannon kicking back and hitting  him a biff on the nose, being the  only regrettable incident. However, even this was fortunately not  serious. The Hospital dedication  was left out, owing to the management not being ready. The tire*  man's parade, hose contest, &c,  were well carried out, while meanwhile ihe football game was raging,  this being won by the Camps, they  getting one goal on a penalty kick.  The afternoon passed pleasantly  most of the events being well contested and interesting. In the  evening a packed house assembled  to see the wrestling match between  Gay and liaujol which was gone  into after the preliminary bouts between R.( McNeil'and W. Hudson,  G. Lippiat and Joe. Stant. Of the  wrestlers, Gay and Raujol both  showed themselvet exceedingly  clever on tho mat, both extricating  themselves repeatedly from bad  situation?; The first fall was secured by Gay in 29 minutes, the.  Ltches Race. 75 yards, 1, Mr������ R Rolttit.  son; 2, Mm D Jamas y  Girls Race, 75 yards. I, K D.iwdall; i<  L Kenan  Boys Race, 75 yards, I, 0 llarriaon; 2,  A Authouy  Boys Bioyolo Race, 4 laps, 1, Q Harrison  2 Walker  Old Man's Race.    1, G Grieve;   2, Stant  Tug-o'-War, Top Mgu beat Underground  Shoot���������Class A, 1, THornc; 2, Skinuer  Class B, 1, A. B Anderson; 2, C Giant.  Class C,    1,T Piket; 2, U Lippiatt  The  Sj^Xi^UO^U;  MAGNET  CASB STORE.  ���������w Jim���������tratm  HW'MMii'i*.**1��������� i'i***-tt-i*~-1 ~r-1  rrv 'jt**mv,9*etw ?,*siyi*wr.fw+wM  0F   TO Iih}MtiLl) ON OUR SECOND FLOOR.  CUUWMUIUWJII  ��������� IK���������IIIMIJII  Did you f-ver .slop to tntuk^mmmutm^gpr  i  STANDS FOR'ALL THAT IS  GOOD AND RELIABLE IN THE  Furniture : Trade  t70R OVER 40 YEARS in the one line nf buslnosii  J- ol IfamiHlilug Flume*, aud our ooiiUrnuil growth  proven mir uietlioils of oou'duutiug this butm-jim aiu  ens rvut,  LARWK  Mailed Fioo.  ILLUSTRATED CATALOG UE  Write for it at ouoo,  WEILER BROS,,     Victoria, B.C.  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Ohoicest Meats  -btipplit-j) at Lut*e������t Marlut Vtlera  Vegetables  A Great Variety will riways bo  in itook *  Aim ��������� **w\f oi  Fresh Fish  will be oo Mf ivtry Vfeia*ai*y  f  Yonr jiatronage u ooidmlly iiwitul, and  ���������11 otdtm will bo promptly -Mi-road.  J, McPheeiSon  PROt'lUETORS,  NOTICE,  I bog to inform tho puhlic that  on and after Junwiry 1st, 1904, my  bunine*** will be strictly cash, hy no  do!in* T can pive my Pntron������ better  IraUtif.lCtioil.  T. II. CAREY, Tailor.  ������������������OT������anHB,,aian,,������.MiaBniiM������aan>  ������ . ���������        i |>  IO]) lur l-UttlH*), uumUH* iti. in.ww  eo don't make a mistake, but buy  your urocuriea from the big Store.  second very quicEly~affeTTEe~grip"  in 4 minutes giving Gay the match.  After ihe maich Raujul openly declared his willingness to meet Gay  in Seattle for $1,0U0. It is said in  town lo-day that another match  will be arranged between the twu.  T Hudson acted-a* referee lnbi  night. The dance finished up the  day which huppily was marred hv  few mishaps or samps. The u.igl-i  being clear and in consideration *-l  the olhe--events being held, it, was  thuiijzht best to have the fireworks  display until <I*uly 1st.  Muldoon Strang refereed the  sparling built with true christian  lesignniwn.  Prikk List.  Boys Bioyole R*ue, 4 Upa.   1, R Tboinp  'Bun; 2, A   M -Niven,  Traok Ruuord���������L I'llcet, 32-seo,  Chioese Tug.o'.War,    Mo, 5 Shaft boat  the world.  JupH vh Chinebo.   Not pulled  Wheel barrow Raoo, 1, Rood Bros; 2nd,  B'lto BniB  Mon'-i Foot Rooe. 1, VV Billy j 2nd, W,  I.o-jaii  Hack Raoo.   1, A Thompson j 2, fl Hats  Boy* Foot Riioi', 50 yards, lat 11 Oi*y  2, VV Oituvo  Uul* Rtoe.   1, Kllon Reeat 2, N Walker  Pule Vhultiug. Ut, W Pioroyj 2u������l, T  HudmiU  S'.uuding Broad Jump. 1, T Hudaon| 2,  W T.oroy  Humiiiiji High Jump,    lat, W Piercy.  , 2iu', T lludm-u  \    Japanono liloyulo Uace, 4 lupi,    1, Tan-  ak������| 2, K i.nul-,0  Chinoiu Race, 100 yard*. I, J Short j 2,  Kong  Bowling Match.   V FioheM  Jttpanoiie Fjot lUuo, 1 lap, 1, Synohidoj  2, MflU'ito  M������n'iR%oe, 4 lapi. 1, W Billy| 2, J  M MilUu,  Wdl Col C������������ Foot IUoe, 1, H Walker*  2, J Staot  Uuriilx liioe,   I, i auuvuu;  *, J L ?*...������  Throwing tba ii-tiuiuer, I, T linden,  % MuParlan  Novice Foot IUuo, 100 yardi, 1, Mo-  Kutzii't 2, VV Hu'lion  Jw-iv* V.,ill", 1 lio, 1 W Htvhnn-  % MoKfiii-ie  Put 1114 tno Shot. Ut, Mi Firlai.j 2, T  Hndmn  COUNCIL  MEETING.  Present���������The Mayor, Aids. Mc-  Padyen, Wiilard, Grant, Daniels.  Minutes read and adopted.  Accounts���������S. Calhoun, hay, $16;  J. L, Roe, lumber, $104.02; Banks,  sundries, $3; Electric Lighting Co.,  $86.65. Referred to Finance Committee,  Communications���������From T. Gay,  relative to the proposed wrestling  match on 24th, and asking that the  heavy licence fee, $20, be i emitted.  After discussion, it being shown  that tho Celebration Spurts Committee had taken the affair under  their auspices, it was decided by a  majority vote, .to return the fee to  the, promoter!5.  Constable Banks' report for April,  wjas read and filed.  A communication from Mr von  Crami-r. of the Royal Bank, asking  that the institution.be exempted  from taxation for a period of years,  waT"diicusFe<i7~A:ldrWillaidfinally-  giving notice of his intention to  MAY PRICES  FLAGS-ALL SIZES.  BRASS & SILVER POLISH  50ft. Rubber Ho-e, per ft.'..  $0 09  Wall Paper���������2 rolls for.,..  0 25  1 Gal. Mixed Paint........  1 90  1 doz. Tumblers (Glas.-)   0 70  Window Blinds...........  0 3b-  1 doz. Soup or Dinner Plates  1 00  1 doz. Cup and Saucers, usu  ally sold at $1.75, now...  1 50  Brooms, good   vm  Wash Boards.:......  ,0-25  Wash Tubs���������75c, $1, $1.25. $1.50  ALABASTINE,  VARNISH,  STAINS,  Etc., Etc.  T. E. BATE,  biingin a bye-law at next meeting  to this tnd.  Moved Aid. Daniels, seconded  Aid. Grant, that in future all city  banking business he dpiie with the  local bank,   Carried.'  Council adjourned.  DUNSMUIR AVE.  Cumberland  Local and Personal  Miss Willemar is expected home  in June after an extended vitdt to  Glasgow and Europe,  Mrs Eric Duncan of Sandwick,  accompanied by Mrs L. Manson of  Nanaimo, has gono to the St. Louis  Exposition, She will visit her  home in the Old Country before returning to Comox,  Constable Thomson and son nre  back from their visit to Grand  Forks, having taken passage on the  Miowora which called at Union  Wharf on tho 16th.  Rev. Mr Misener will leave in two  weeks on a visit to hi* mother in  Canada, having obtained a year's  leaso of absence, His departure  will bo sincerely regretted by every  one.  Miss Abrams camo over Tuesday  from Vancouver on a visit to her  family.   She roturned Friday.  Mr and Mrs F. D. Little and  Lady Bromley returned to Victoria  Wednesday. Lady Bromley will  spend the summer at Duncan'u  wheae she will be joined later by  her daughter. Lady Pauncefote.  Go to the Big Store for men'8,  youth's and boy's clothini*, best all  round goods at popular prices, large*  selections.  Mr Adrian Roujol, who is billed  to wrestle Gay ou the night of the*  24th. arrived Tuesday, and register*  nd at the Union.  Ladies skirts cheap at Davis*  Opposite the Drug Store.  Mr George Tarbell and Will  Clinton arrived from Leland SUn-  fotid, Thursday last lo ypend their  summer vacation at borne.  t  Messrs Campbell Bros, have  added a line of selected groceries to  their stock and are prepared to  supply thoir customers at low  prices,   Give them a call,  Miss Christmas is visiting her  paronts, Rev, and Mr-> Christmas.  A largo number of people attended the concert and dance at Comox  Thursday ovehing.  Honest Value for every dollar (8  what you get attho Corner Store.  We are showing this week a large assortment of���������  In 6ft, and 12ft. widths���������  from   -   -   ���������   50c. per sq, yd  Linoleums  ���������f5i?���������l  Potatoes.  Eaw.y Rohk,   I*kaijty ov H NIKON,   BtmHAXW*,   Flowkbiulls,  All Choice,   Haud Picket),   *Meeied Stock.  The Sylvester Feed Co., Tot 413  1 87-89 YATE8 8TREET, Victoria.  FLOOR   OILCLOTHS  In 3ft. and 6ft, Widths, from       -       ���������      35c, per sq. yd  Window Blinds  In all Shades  trom  50c. each  100  Pairs  LAOE   CURTAINS  From 50c to 35c per pair  tOO CARPET ENDS in 1 i-? yard lengths, at 25c 40c,  and 50c. each���������regular price, 50c, 75c, and $1  NAPIER  &   PARTRIDGE BESTS WE.RE BEATEN  SOME   OF    THE    PHENOMENAL    RE  CORDS OF THE PAST YEAR.  World's Record of  Clvilizml'Miin n-.-:������cl*  iii<;   Lund in   Latitude   80 . l)e*j*re������������ VJ  Minute*   South   Was  Hude  In   l.U0<i-*.  ���������Cedric lilgnvat  livor   Laui-chut]���������JJ..U  5. Coiuujonwoalth   Lurgesl iu Woj-lii-  Ariadco'a U:>������rrins tiun.or.  Commander Scott, of tho Discovery,  together with some of hia ollicei-a,  reached land in latitude 80 degrees  17 minutes south, last year, ninl  thus establishes a world's record.  Tho news was brought hy tho relief  chip Morning, whicli reached Lyttle-  ton, New Zealand, at the end .of  March hist.  In February last the biggest vessel, evoy launched,, either from the  United Kingdom or any other shipyard, started on her first voyage.  This was tho Cedric, built by Mar-  land. & Wolff at .Belfast. Ihe displacement of this leviathan is 87,-  ���������870 tons. She is 700 feet long and  75 foot beam; She will carry 3,000  passengers and 18,400 tons of cargo.  Zt costs nearly ������1,000 a day to feed  and provido for the passengers and  crew. But the Cedric by no means  holds all tho shipping records of the  past year. The German. Kaiser Wil-  hchn II., though of 11,800 ton less  displacement than tho Cedric, is six  feet longer and much'more'powerful.  Her engines ar������ of 40,000 'horsepower, and her speed nearly 21  knots. She has five decks for passengers, and no less than half a mile  of������cabin passenger accommodation.  DeuUclilund Not Uouten.  So far, however, she has not beaten the speed record of tho Deutscli-  tand, of tho Hamburg-American lino.  In September last this vessel beat  the world's records for a 'western  passage by three minutes. Her average speed for the whole voyage was  23.15 knots an hour, and her best  run for 24 hours was 283 miles.  May last was notable for the fact  that a turbine steamer for the first  time on record crossed the Atlantic. This was Mr. George Gould's  ���������chartered turbine yacht Emerald. In  epito of bad weather, the engines  jworked. to    -erfeetion.  It was in May also that the largest  warship in the world was launched  from the yard of tho Fairfield Company ~HlT~Glasgow Sire-is-*HTM-7S���������  Commonwealth, a first-class battleship of the Edward*.VII. type. She  ts 425 feet long, 78 foot in beam,  and displaces over 16,000 tons. Sho  iis not only the largest, but the most ]  heavily armoured of England's or  any other navy. Sho has four 12-  inch guns, four 9.2, ten 6-inch, and  a host of lighter weapons, Sho will  carry a complement of 775 officers  ���������.awl mon, and steam at 18i k^ots.  'Another record which this ship holds  ,>ls in rapidity of construction. Sho  was brought to thq launching stage  within ten months of tho tune that  ^cr keel was laid.  Arltdn-i's Unorrlng Gunner.  A    naval record   woll worth mentioning is    that which H.M.S. Ari-  ���������adno achiqved last spring.   Tho Ari-  'iwlno is flagship of tho North Ameri-  ���������c&n squadron.   At target practice one  -of her  gunners���������lio wo,  captain of a  ���������6-inch gun���������fired ten   rounds In ono  mlnuto, hitting tho target, with aU of  them.   Later in tho year tbo American    battleship   Indiana    claims to  -bavo boaton all records with tho   8-  ���������inch gun.     Seaman   Treanor   mado  four bull's-eyes at 1,600 yards In 3  tnlnutca Id seconds. %  Railways have not produced the  ���������usual number of records. The ono  ���������notable oxcoption is tho speed of 120  .tnilos an hour on tho now German  'military electric lino noar Berlin.  This was, of courso, purely export-  ���������mental.  About tho namo tlmo that this record was sot tip Captain Veanoy, lato  of tho Kith Lancers, achieved a  tnuch more intumstiiig and useful  ���������motor record.  XIo loft tho Automobile Club In  Piccadilly at ton mlnutos after midnight on Saturday, ond clrova  straight to Glasgow, covering tho  ttftO tailed In 21 hours ond 20 minutes, without a Hluglo atop of any  kind.  ThiB is thi������ longest motor run with-  ���������mit a stop to date In tho United  Kingdom.  Possibly because tlio wmither, and  consequently tho ground, h������s hecxi  (An bad, tho athlntla records of the  lour havo not hem numerous. At  the London Athletic Club's meriting  in Koptombor Alfred Shrubb set up  a now amateur word by winning tho  milo and n half handicap in 0 nHiiu-  U*h nnd 47 sitconds.  This was tho more meritorious as  ���������tht* tmelt wns |n n very loosn condition. Had It not boon so, this wonderful distanco iiun-ei might h.no  rivalled Cuiiiiuings' world's record of  ���������fl minutes 4.11 nronnda, which has  Hlood now for no fewer thnn twonty-  vhica yearn, A littln tlmo provlous-  ".,*������, a*. Atnuii.^lv/M '.;..*!, 3: )'?"���������'"''"'  "Walter Uoorgo's figures for tho two  -niiloii,  fl������nthrr ttl.nm'ti .Tump,  Animals have had their jiharo la  tha f'etting up of world's records.  ^ ho most marvelous qtiiidrupMl performance of 1P0':, Klun<i:i to thu uii-dt-i  nf an American hniw, 1 leather  llloom, ihn properly oi Mr. liow,ud  Willct.s, whicli denied a bur ������t tlie  height of 7 f������������t 0 liirlifM at tho Mryn  llawr hoiKO fchow in September Inst,  No other horso ever Jumped no hi^h.  One hundred ������nj iiitocn thou^nj  four hundred letters of application  for allotments in the Transvaal  Loan, weighing in all over two tons,  wero received by Uio Bank of England in May last. Each letter had to  oe opened, applications for less than  ������2,000 eliminated, the sum to bo  allotted in each case to be calculated.  Then the forms had to be mado out,  !*ti<] the letters prepared for tho mail.  Three  hundred   clerks   did   tho'"whole  vork  in just forty-eight hours. This  ���������������������������  a   rivord  of  its  kind  which    will  ���������������������������'������������������Hb-v stand for a long time.  ' ���������> Vdin-burgh corporation are re-  pponsiblo for a very big thing. They  lately openo* new gas works at  Granton, oil which the retort houso ia  tho largest of its kind, and carbonizes ono thousand tons of coal a day.  The cost of tho works was ������600,-  000 but so complete aro tho labor-  saving appliances that expenses will  be reduced by ������50,000 a year, as  compared with the old methods.  Another Scottish city, Glasgow,  has recently effected a record accident  policy. This is to insure tho city  against all claims incurred nt tho  working of tho tramway system, and  the annual premium amounts to tho  dmnienso sum of ������15,000.  on m-gation had poured into the  i.iaiis. A few days later the Vicar,  with a satisfied smile, came to Lon-r  ���������Jin to b-'.y a complete outfit for the  LORD WOLSELEY. AND THE REDSKIN.  Reminiscence  of  His 'linrllest Serylotj ln  Canada 4-4 Year* Ago.  I shall conclude with a Canadian  reminiscence. Some 4<1 years ago now  ���������then almost at the commencement  of his military career���������Lord Wolseley  was serving in Canada. Like the majority of newcomers to the "Great  Lono Land" the young officer was  imbued1 with an ardent desire to seo  a Red Indian at close quarters and  study him in his own surroundings.  For'a long time, however, his ambition seemed to stand no chance of  being fulfilled, for all the natives  who visited tho various military outposts at which Lord Wolseley was  quartered were either S0c highly civilized or else so seriously under the  influence of too much "fire-water"  aa to bo completely divested of the  ennobling attributes usually accorded to the child of the forest. At  length, the future head of the army  taet with an opportunity that seemed  to promise well for the gratification  of his wish. An expedition into the  Interior of the Dominion was being  arranged and an appointment on tho  fetafi was offered him.  Delighted at .the prospect of at  .last-achieving his ambition. Captain  HVolseley���������as he was , then���������said goodbye to tho attractions of Quebec,  and accompanied the party into the  backwoods. After a fortnight's hard  traveling word was brought to the  camp one night by a guide that- a  fcmall band of bona fido Indians were  bivouacking a few miles ahead.  Thereupon Lord Wolseley rode . forward to interview the chief, whom  bis fancy pictured as being of im-  {>rcsslve demeanor, and clad In the  fconventional garb of feathers and  war-paint. To his undisguised dismay, hbwoverl tho individual to  Whom the guide presently introduced  him tinned out to bo an extremely  Ordinary-looking person, robed in  nothing more romantic than a dia-  fcarded dress-coat and a pair of very  flirty flannel trousers. Concealing his  disappointment as best he could,.  however, Lord Wolseley entorod into  lonversatlon with him, At tho end  bf flvo mlnutos or so the guido hint-  pd that tho noblo Itodskin would not  be advorso to drinking his distinguished visitor's health. Thoroupon  Lord Wolseley presented him with a  florin, rather wondering if tho insult  would entail his bolng tomahawked.  Any tears that ho may havo had on  tho subject, howovor, woro promptly  dispersed by the lorost chlof's plaintive query, "Couldn't you mako it  half a crown?"���������M.A.P.  Haw th* Vlo������r 0������t Sorplleei.  Tho famous Vicar of Gorleston,  whoso originalities occasionally find  thoir way into public print, decided  recently that h������ wantod new cassocks and supplies for his choir. He  announced that a rocont Sunday collection at church would bo do voted to  his purpose,  "1 think thoro must he a little mls-  undorstandJnjf between us," was his  comment at overling norvice. "I. did  not ask you to glvo mo a surplico,  hut tho wholo of tho Gorleston parish choir. Thirty-two und six Js tho  amount of your onurlngs this morning,  '���������That will not go far toward doing  that, Now, quito frankly, I own that  a surpllewl choir Is n luxury which  is not in any way necessary to salvation. Tho cliuivhwiirdpiis tell tno  you uro too poor to provide surplices.  "I think othnrwl.se, but when I'm  poor I    do without    luxuries,    You  must do tho same,   Whether Goiies-  iou hfW <���������*��������� -������i;**i'!i. 11! chj.v <;;' :ut d:  pend-t entirely upon yoM."  It was a strange sight thnt greeted tho astonished oyoo of tlio congregation tho noxt Sunday morning  for tha ohoir which Is ths pride of  V'nit Atvprlla, presented a spectacle of  poverty and destitution torriblo to  witness, |l  Soma wore surplices, some cassocks,  como wero clad in both and some hud  nothing on but thoir oldest weekday clothing. Ono man's surplice  hung In tatter* from his shouldors,  another'! cassock was In rugs.  The music was cut down to tho  minimum; the chants were said and  voices and boys allko almost failed.  Churchwardens could hardly stagger up to tho chancel tliat nlt������lit under tho weight; of coins tho n-pentant.  A Uaynrnl Candidate's Rer������rd.  V.r. Joseph V. Kann?tti, M.P., one  of ihe candidates for the Mayoral  ,.ui;r of Dublin, does not spend the  rivtrs in quest of health, but goes  '.���������.anc''to his position as foreman over-  i-.cer on a Dublin evening paper,  where, he declares, he is much hap-  ;;ier getting out editions one after  another than in sitting in St. Stephen's hearing Saxon speeches. In his  youth, he was a Fenian, trusted in  the inner organizations, and in less  exciting times helped to found tho  first Homo itule Association in Liverpool. For years he has been associated .with the Labor party in  Dublin, which he will probably split  'f Aid. Dowd, another Labor represent alive, comes forward as a candidate for the Mayoralty. Mr. Nan-  netti succeeded Mr. .1. L. Carew as  member for the College Green division' when the latter broke with his  party over attending a levee by tho  l-'rince of Wales.   Men In Petticoats.  It" will probably be a matter "of surprise to the general reader to learn  that the petticoat was first worn exclusively by men. In the reign of King  Henry VII. the dross of the English  was so fantastic and absurd that it was  difficult to distinguish one sex from the  other. In the inventory of Henry V.  appears a "petticoat of red damask,  with open sleeves." There is no mention of a woman's petticoat before the  Tudor period.*.  Ileal Work.  "I've just been reading Gladstone's  life and the work he did. He governed the nation, wrote several books,  studied two languages, saw a hundred  people a day and answered all his mail,  besides sitting up all night reading  Homer."  "That's nothing. Have you ever followed a bride around for*:.������wo weeks  before her wedding?"       l^.':':i  At the Oj������era.  "Why do you..'insist on sitting near  the, bass druiii^aiid -cyqibals at a grand  opera performance?" :/       -->  "I don't mind telling you as an old  friend," answered Mr. Cumrox. "It's  the only way I can make sure of not  Idisfracing^tetlim^iaTSd^the^glrls^y-  staying asleep through the entire per-,  formance."  ���������;;;-1  Freedom. J  We talk largely of freedom, and yet  the widest freedom we may enjoy in  this world Is not a whit greater proportionately than that enjoyed by a  white rabbit In a wire fenced city lot  back yard.  The KlM.  An American humorist once said that  "tho only way to define a klsa ls to tako  one." Oliver'Wendell Holmes called a  kiss the twenty-seventh letter- of tho  alphabet���������"the lovo labial wblcb It  tukea two to speak plainly."  i,Mi~-������_������__*aa_B___M__i*_~iiiM_-MHi,-%Na������f  ...A REQUISITE FOR THE RANCHER.  ���������On tlio cattlo ranges of tho west, wlioro  men and stock nro far from doctors and  apothocaries, Dr, Thomas: Ecloouric Oil  is kept on hand by tho intollitfont ns a  rciuly-iiuulo medicine, not only fur many  human ills, but as a horso and cuttle  medicine* of surpassing morit, A horse  and cattlo rancher will And mutters  greatly simplified by using this oi).  A man named Goridgo, one o'. tlio  oldest-residents of Fforostfach, near  Swansea,! has Just d'etl at tho ugu of  96, Ho had boen saekniaker, miller,  butcher, sailor, fanner, smuofgl'ii', nnd  ho took part In tho Chartist riots.  ���������MWMMH__M_W������|__aMMr  Lovor's \*7, (Wiso Hoad) JJlnlnfect���������nt  Soap Powdor is a boon to any home,   It  elli-lnfocm   and    cleanses    at   tlio   namo  time, ������0  Among tho new pieces to bo pre-  st'iifwl ut tho Leods Triennial Fi-stl  vnl next October are iho cantatas,  y.iw: "Everyman," by Wall'orcl .IuivIpb;  "Tin* Witch's Daughter," by Miw'ion-  atul "A llollad of Dundee," by t'luiK.  Wood.  A CUHK VOU FRV13H AND AdUK,--  l'liriiujIt'K'H VogPtablo 1'IIIh aro cnmpounil-  ptl for um liiiiny cllmato, und they will  he found 10 presoi'vo thoir powci-H In imy  l-iftlii<lii. In fovur iiiiil anno tlti������y nd upon the Horn-tloiiH and ni'iitrall/.o iln������ pol-  Hon which hnn fivnul ItH wny Into tho  blood. They carre-a tho hnpuritloH which  llnd oiitrnnro into Uio Myntom throuith  drl'iklni! wntor or food, nml If iihimI uh u  provcnllvt' fovoru nro avnldwl.  *m<*wmmmwwm ������������������*} wmmmmtwm*wmm������*������������������������  A troiipt' ������f HiisHlon dancer.'- veto  loudly hiHMi'd at tlie BordpHloy T'al-  i\ve, Hiriniiigliiiiii, the othor nlnht.  "You t'uiiiiot liluino us, bfit, tho government," said tlio loader in broken  I Engl inii, iiuti, uieii tne iu.--.hi,.,*. ������"i  iiiriK'tl iiUw chev-v*.  ThOM whom neglooted coughs  havo killed wero once as healthy  and robust as you, Duu't follow  in tbeir paths of neglect-  Tako  ShilohV  Consumption  C������pe*S;teUn������  right row. It is guaranteed to  cure. It bas cured many thousands,  THE ACCELERATED PACE.  Canadian ProKresi  i" tho rrcgant Dlltais  Muoli from Caiiaiilan V'lORies* iu tb*  Xot Yot Far Jmtuiit l'osf.  In the column devoted to social  gossip appeared* a paragraph the other day which recorded that a gathering had been held in honor of a lady,  who had recently taken up her residence in the place. As is the wont of  the social chronicler, the costumes of  several of the ladies present were described, and tho mention of the eta-  mine, the voile; de soie, the bertha,  the chiilon, and the applique indicated that tho affair was held in a place  on tho highway of civilization. There  were charming young ladies in the  tc������.-room,' ana, indeed, all the resources and even superfluities that  aro considered indispensable to moderate comfort in this stage of being.  Such paragraphs may bo found in  newspapers every day, but what drew  attention to this one'particularly*  was that a person might have stood  on the spot where this gathering  took place five years ago, and unless  he had carefully grub-staked himself  would have been in danger of dying  from hunger before he could work  his way out of thc bewildering wilderness of woods and mountains that  rose all about him. For that was  what it was���������an untouched wilderness. Tho only trees that had ever  fallen in the thick fir. bush in the  valleys were tho������,e that had succumbed to age. The wild creatures of  stream and hillside did not know  man well, enough ��������� to be afraid of  him; and now within five years' space  we have a..well-grown town, with its  social gatherings made bright and  elegant by the rich fabrics of the  looms of France and Britain.  The matter is worth remarking, for  it constitutes a factor in every calculation that may be made as to  national growth. If we were to argue from Canadian progress in the  past to Canadian progress in the  future we would be egregiously misr  led, says The Toronto Globe. Five  years after John Gait cut the first  tree on the site of Guelph or Gait  there would scarcely have been receptions graced with Faris gowns  and the other luxuries that arrive in  a Rocky Mountain mining camp almost as soon as tho first, shipment  of ore goes out. Hon. James Young  in his "Public Men and Public Life  iii Canada" eays that even as late as  iS53 matters were decidedly rude,  raw,, and democratic in this Ontario  of ours. "Every thing," he flaj's,  [-"produced���������on-th-j-farm-or-manufac���������  tured. which required to be exported,  as well as all kinds of groceries,  hardware, and goods of every description imported into the interior  of the country, had to be laboriously  teamed by horses or oxen to or from,  tidewater. . . House of stons or  brick were still tho exception in ths  country. , . Tho surroundings of  all but ths wealthy classes, and especially of tho farmers, were rude  and backward, judged by present  standards, The houses of the latter  were scantily, often indeed " roughly,  furnished. In the country Canadian  homespun and the coarso tweeds and  othor woollens mado at the old-  fashioned woollen mills were still  generally patronized, Luxuries of all  kinds were scarce, . , There Was  neither tho wealth, tho conveniences,  the comforts, nor the pleasures which  are now enjoyed by tho great mass  of Canadians in all the well-settled  soctlons of tho Dominion,"  The Provlnco had been settled for  moro than fifty years, and yet these  wero tho conditions in tho fairest and  most fertile portions of it. It must  bo thought that we make moro pro-  gross to-day in five yoars than in  fifty in tho early days. Tho railroad  is undoubtedly the groat lover of pro-  gross, and tho speed of presont-day  settlement will bear the samo relation to tho settlement of tho past  that tho locotnotivo and cars boar to  tho springloss ox-cart on the corduroy roads of primitive Ontario.  HOW CANADA COMPARES.  CU1101 to TTbJcli Jt tl.loag. ������������������ U F������Mr  Utlsa sad R*Mnro������i,  Canadians aro ofton at a loss to  know how thoir country compares in  size and population with others, A  few parallels will enable tho averago  mun to estimate tho possibilities of  tho Dominion and tho premier pro*  vlncu, Canada with a population of  fj,U7l,.115 Js itt tho samo class as tho  Argintino Jtopubllc, with i,704,I4������;  Belgium, with Mt),-J,IH8; Afghanistan, 4,00O.U()0;. Bavaria, 0,170,037;  HiiNouy, 4,200,000; Holland, 5,2011,-  lilPJ; J-ortugal, fi,<l88,������ft0; Jioumanla,  0,000,000; .Siaui, G,000,000; Wwcdr  on, ft, 178,228; Turkey in Europe, 0,-  000,000.  Hut thf>sfi countries differ widely  from Cauuda in sl/.o, AfglianlHtun is  somowhnt SHinJlor than Ontario; tho  Argentine Republic is about half as  !���������>*.'j^������ iu Oiitui'lo, If Cui.utli* waitw^  Ihlekly populnlwl n������i Ilclglnm Itt wo  should havo a nation of 1,772 millions.  Tho area of Ontario is 222,000  squaro miles, and its population 2,-  1H2,(M7. Comparo theso with Cape  Colony, population 2,4a������,000, oroa  221,811; Austria-Hungary, area 240,-  1-13 population 45,242,889; France,  area 207,054 population 88,001,045;  Madagascar, area 228,500, population 2,500,000; Ureeco, population  2,4JM,nOf>, oren 2.',Oil; Liberia,  population 2,200,000, urea H5,u(X>;  Moroeeo, nron 220,000, population  estimated at from two and a, half to  ton millions; Finland, population 3,-  073,200, area Mt,2"-5; BervJa, popu-  | lation 2,403,770, area 18.030: Spain.  area 194;'rtS'3, population 18,618,086;  Venezuela, population 2,324,000, area  593,943; Norway, population 2,239,-  880,. area 124,130; Wurtemburg,  population 2,169,480, area 7,528.  Italy with half tho area of Ontario has a population of 32,475,-  253. Japan, three-quarters the size  of Ontario, has 44-,260,6C4 people.  Denmark squeezes a population larger than Ontario's into 15,360 square  miles. fj  Great Britain spends ������112,500,000  a year on tho support of the poor.  This does not include private charities. '    Damp Weather and Health.  The influence of damp weather upon  sensitive people is remarkable. If there  is a sore spot anywhere it hurts more.  Latent weakness of any of the organs  is brought out by congestion and Irregularity of function. Suppressed coughs  start into activity and neuralgic nerves  speak out. Old chronic rheumatism renews its life, while corns are aggravated. The pulse is slow, the heart  weak.** the blood vessels lack tone, tlie  muscles are flabby, the venous and  lymphatic systems become engorged.  The mind n is languid and clouded.  There is a general depression of vitally- ��������� *;  ..The Coster'* Cnrl.  Many east London barbers, who have  been journeymen in many west end establishments, declare that young cos-  termongers and barmen, witb tho peculiar rolling curl that protrudes from  under the cap or bowler, are far more  particular about their hair than tlie  soiis of the aristocracy in general.  This same curl, standing forth from a  surface of hair that seems to have  been flatironed, is not achieved without much trouble." Scores of theso  young dandies of tho east subscribe to  a "toilet club" and have weekly attention given to their distinguishing curl  in a manner that might be expected  of a patrician beau.  Sir John Noce Moore, a former  Lord Mayor of the City oi* London,  died recently at his residence in Russell Square, after an illness of some  duration. He was born in Stockport  in 1S26.  Sudden  Deaths   on  the   In-  Crease, ������| People apparently   woll   and  happy     to-day,    to-morrow  are  stricken  ninety-nine oases out of  _$M_jbeart__ls _t_he__cause.  down, and In  [ -.exer y__huiidteLvi.j5_i!j - ^,_^ - _._..~ ^v������.������������^  Tho king ol heart remedies, Dr. Afinow's  Oure for the Heart, Is within reach o!  all.' It relieves in 30 minutes, and euros  most chronic cases.���������91  A big work in connecting the north  and south of the Thames has been  begun by tho London County Conncil  in the acceptance of a tender oy a  London Ann at ������1,088,484, for the  construction of the 1-totherhitho tunnel.  Rheumatism ��������� What's   the  Cause?���������Where's the Cure?-Tbo  active irritating causo of thia most painful of diseases i^poisonous uric acid in  the blood, Soutli American Rheumatic  Oure neutralizes the ac,d poison. Relieves in 6 hours and cures in 1 to 3  days.���������00  Tho ���������Right Honorable J. Powell Williams, M.P' for South Birmingham',  who had a fatal apoplectic sowuro at  tho Houso of Commons recently, was  tho son of tho lato Mr. Joseph Williams, and was born in 1840.  Eighty Years Old ��������� Catarrh  Fifty Year*. Dr. Aruow'b Catarrhal  Powder citron bim. Want any stronger  evidence of the nower 0/ this wonderful  remedy over thin universal cHm-uho ?  Want tho truth of tho case fonOrmsd ?  Write (leorgo Lewis, Shninokin, IV He  says t���������"l look upon my cure a* a mir-  B,cle." It rollovon In ton mlnutes,-80  1   i      ������  ,  Tho Sussox County authorities hnow  somothlng. Thoy havo kept on lining  tho ���������scorching' motorists, until now  thoy have enough to buy a motor for  tho chief constable   Groat schema !  USEFUL AT ALL TIMBS.-Tn wlntor  or in summer Parnioloo's Vcgotahlo Villi  1 will copo with and ovorcowio nny irregu-  laritios    of    tho   digestive organs which  'chnngo of diet, chanfto of  romdnnoo,   or  I variation    of    temperature   may    bring  ! about,    They should ho always kept nt  , hand,   and   onco   thoir Inmofljlal action  , hoeonioN known, no ono will lie without  them,     There Is nothing nauwatlng   in  lliolr structure,   and   tho   most   delicate  can use them conlldontly.  I Bradford corporation Is anxloiiB to  stop Clio street crying of nowHpnpars  on Sunday. Can't hoar tho bookies  whispering tho odds on account of  this nolso.  Mr. Cornelius Lundlo, of CuvdllT,  wbo Is still halo and honrty, enjoys  tho distinction of having lunahui'l at  Abbnt������Jtforrl  with    St,.   Wnlti*   9erdt  ho novo) int.  A Smiling, Pace  signifies robust health and good  digestion, You eau aiwaya  tarry a smiling face in spite of  tare and worry if you keep  your liver right and your  digestion good by wing  Beecham's  am. PUls    j  Hold Everywhere,    Io bout 89 tntt, V  THE  CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W.-B, ANDERSON,    -      - ���������������,, ��������� MGR  H.-L1 aij-i-aiiii^iM- ta  The columns of Tkk Njrws are open to all  who wish to exprcus thureia views o    'inai-  tw-' -,>! jjublio iut*.rc������i.  White we,do aot hold ourselves re   insi-  i*le for the utterances uf coru;*������uo**ilen*.->, we  ewrve   tha r ght   of   deelbing   to  iuser  otumanioadoua uuneocssimly yeraonal.  ������OQOOOOOOO OOOQOOOO'  " o  O     HP     fi  f'  TUESDAY, MAY 24. 1901 ".  Telegraphic News  Nanaimo. 18th���������Chief of Police  Stewart dropped dead in court here  this morning while the assiz court  was proceeding. He took annpo  plectic fit and died a few minuter  after. ^ ���������;  St Petersburg, 18th���������It was announced last night that Lieut. Gen,  Sarsalitch has been relieved of the  command of the second Siberian  Army division,  Mukden, 18-h���������It was announced here to-day that tbe mara body  of the Jap forces ia advancing on  Hai Cheng and a similar force is  marching on Liao Yang.  St, Petersburg, 18ilv���������Gen Kuro-  patkin wires to the Emperor as  follows, Towards noon 17 steamers  approached Sing Yu Cheng and  opened fire on the town" while five  vessels ������������������.pjiroacbed the shore. 3  large stet-mers appe-ued off the  capt- and tlie enemy landed at Pu-  - ������ng Tsai Tung aud commenced n  ���������' march in thc direction of Kai Pine.  Chou-ce to Oolu a Club Vhat Will  Make anrt Save Money for You.  , EverybodyslipuWjpla the Mutnal Literary Mu-  I alo Club of America, Thereto cotlitaij else llie it  anywhere. It costs niniostnothlnitojoin ond tho  benefits It gives aro wonderful. It enables you to  I purclia.se booksand periodicals, music and musics 1  fnntruDieuta at special cut prices. It secures re-;  duoed rates at many hotels., It answers questmen  free ot charge. , It offers scholarships snd valuable cash prizes to members. It maintains club  rooms In many oities for Its members. 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Tien Tnin, 18th���������-Gen, Kuropat-  kin huw loft, for Hurhin. Viceroy  Al*xleff is at Liao YanR with 20,  000 mini. It is considered now  that any day may bring news of n  great buttle as the tmn-port difii  old ties are believed to be bo grout  a- to mnlco it imposHible for the  General to miik-' n rapid retreat.  Odeppa, 17th���������Tlie report in confirmed that Gen. Kurop -tkin'B ng-  grogate forcos for the impending  battle dooH not exceed 100,000 men.  New Ohwnng 18th���������Tbo Japan-  oee with a large fleet of tram-ports  and warships appeared at Kui  Oban yesterday morning and opened a terrible bombardment on the  elioredufei.cn which wore silenced  bv 4 o'clock in iho afternoon, the  ItuBBians retreating, TheJapaneBe  troop* landed and are -advancing  rapidly and outflanking the Hiis-  tilUtPt IVIIO  iftt   fltt>i<i*g   hi   tlUuitlti.  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(If ye* oror c ontraetod any niood or JVIvito Plioaft, you urn nover nfo nntH tB������  Tlrun or poliou Ju������ bMii ortdlciud (root tbo sjriteiu, Don't ba t-uitUlM with a  '���������patch up" by miu* tamlly doctor, tmr New Mxthoil in Oumrmntead to  Cur* or Wo Pay* tguNo Nninvn Uciud wltlutut Written aonitaitt.  ������������������ Curod Whon nil EZse Failed  "Could I lira my aarly life over, thii tustlmonial would not ha  ..    Mceniary, tliouuli I wm no more nfiifut :'itn tt'ouinnlt af other  *fft\    youuif men.   Karly luUlkcrailonN, latar ctcanfft, oxpuaum to  _\   contmfioMo dUcao'jfl f.U h������lpsil to Urok down my wvsi^ui,  Wh������n  i'tZi       /By    I comiueocud to reallxo tny condition I wan ntmoit frantic, Doctor  1 after doctor trisaicitoiolnitotssygAverioinUet-tiot a elite,  Unt  6i)iiug*"nelj>Uro������tlutdt4ni,vCi,rrr.'.>!.   T:.o <i>ni-Aoio������ alw-i/B  rptiirnad������  xlamir/nnd Pota'U drew the polntm hit- mravte.om  insttufl Ot drlvlltjf ������t Mlt.   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Avf..  Cumberland, B.C  Office Uoijks :���������8 a.m. till 5 p.m.; Saturdays. 8 to %3. BY MRS. H. LOVETT CAMERON,  Author of ������ Worth Winning," Etc  _,___r__|____-______'4  Kw7a^vi*%~M>WM!a  "Ohl hy tlio wny, you Had registered a very uncomplimentary vow tho  night before; you swore you would  never see mo again."  Captain Thistleby contemplated the  burnt ash of his cigar.  "I kept that vow very well, didn't  I?" ho said with a smile.  " Remarkably."  "What a funny girl you are!" were  his next words. "Do you know, you  have never asked me what brings mo  hero so suddenly, nor where I have  come from."  "Have I not? Where do you come  from?" I said indifferently, not caring much for the answer. That ho  stiouid be here at all was enough for  me. It did not occur to me to be  critical as to why or wherefore.  "Well, I have been at Newmarket,  where, with my usual luck, I have  lost my money. I am on my way  to town. I had to pass Sloppertow'n  Station; I thought I might as well  stop an hour or so. I am fortunate  in finding you. Your servant directed me to the field. I have called,  you know, to see if you ��������� had any  message for Bella, for I shall see her  in a day or two."  "No; I have nothing to send to  Bella," I answered, carelessly.  What did anything signify to me  now, since he had so plainly come  here for my sake, just to see me. It  almost irritated mo to think he  should frame so manyrelaborate excuses for coming. ������  I sat looking away from him,  across the valley, in silence, with a  great joy at my heart. Suddenly he  bent down and looked into my eyes.  "Child you look ever so glad to  see me!"  "Do you know that you cannot  hide your ��������� thoughts one bit? everything shows in your faco."   ���������  "I am," I answered, simply.  He closed his hand upon mine, and  held it0.tightly.   I~clid normSEeTven"  an effort to take it away from him.  I was too happy.  Surely now, I thought, he must seo  shat I love him. Surely now he will  say: "Givo up your engagement, and  come to me."-  I waited breathlessly, trembling  from head to foot for his next  words.  His next words wero as follows;  "You aro very foolish to sit on tho  grass in that thin dress; you will  catch cold. There was a heavy shower this morning."  I jumped up hurriedly.  "Yes, you are right," I said,  sharply, with a sort of discord in my  voice; "the grass is damp, and I am  very sorry I have sat here so long. I  am going in."  And I walked rapidly along the  narrow footway that led across tho  flold towards tho orchard, Captain  Thistleby following mo, since thero  waa no room for him by my sido,  Tho shallow stroam that divided  Farmer Rickett's field from our orchard was spanned from bank to bank  by a singlo plank.  "You have loft your sunshade under  the hayrick," said Captain Thistloby,, as wo reached it. "Wait an instant for mo, and I will go back and  fetch it."  - It was too truo. In my indignant  haste I had forgotton it, and my  companion had not beon slow to take  advantage of this point in his favor.  Common poUtoncss forced mo to  stand still until ht brought it to  tne.  X crossod tho stroam, and leant  against tho knotted trunk of an old  applo-troo awaiting his return,  Groat branches, heavily ladon with  crJmson-flufilu'd fruit, hung over my  hoad, and swept down on ������very side  of mo to tho ground, shadowing tho1  bluo of hoavon, nnd screening mo in A  frame-work of groonory. Fallon apples, somo rosy-rod, some croamy-  yollow, lay scuttored ovor tho short,  thick grass nt my foot, and tho clenr  brown stream rlpplod on with a pleasant murmur in front of mo.  Presently Mark Thistloby enmo  back to mo across tho rustic bridge,  with my sunshndo in his hnnd.  As ho camo up to me our eyes met  suddenly, Captain Thistloby forgot  to glvo mo iny sunshado; instead of  doing so, ho first took iny hand, nnd  then drow mo closo to him���������-so clowo  that my heud luy for ono blewed  minute upon.! his broast, whilst h\t\  tip* touuiou mine.  Then ho /.ait n.o i-Mddenly from Wm  "It is hard to give you up," lio  said in a brokon volco. "I ought  novor to havo como horo, Freda; J  hove dono you a groat wrong, 1 fear,  When T mmt* in stnv nt ("hartley I  was desperate, darling���������so dospornto  that I had mado up my mind that I  would mako you my own at any  ���������"ost; but I havo thought, bottor of it  hlnco. I lovo you too woll to drag  you through troublo and disgrace."  "Tin you think I should caro?" I  broko in, passionately. "Uo you sup-  pnao it would matter to me what  was snid of me?"  I longed to tell him that I loved  him so dearly that to give up wealth  and position for his sake would be  no troublo, but only a happiness���������  that   to  be thought worthier*   and  heartless by the world would not disgrace me so much in my own eyes as  to marry ono man whilst I loved  another.  I longed to tell him this; but Murk  Thistleby did not ask me for iny  love. . He drew my head down again  upon his shoulder, and softly stroked  my hair.  "My little darling," he said tenderly, "I have come here to-day to  wish you good-bye forever. Had our  lives been differently shaped, we  might have been very happy together; but it cannot be. Thero are  things between us 'that can never be  swept away. Don't cry, sweet lovo;  you will be happy by-and-by, when,  all this is gone by. I wanted you  to know that I really loved you, because sometimes I have been afraid  that" you had accused me of trifling  with you. I am a bad man in many  ways; but, believe me, when I tell  you that my love for you has been,  and will ever be, the purest thing in  my life, and that is why I will not  spoil your life for you."  I clung to him, weeping.  * 'There is no disgrace���������nothing  that I would not bear for your  sake," I .said, brokenly.  He held me tightly to his heart in  silence.  "How sweet,    *���������  After long grief and pain,  To feel my true love's arms  About me once again."  Alas! why did it not last forever.  Looking ,back upon that moment of  joy in after years, I can truly say  that greatly as I suffered later, that  instant of happiness was cheaply purchased at the expense of all that w'as  to come. ;  "Darling, I, must go," he said,  gently withdrawing himself from my  arms.  __"AhLwiH_y_Pu_not explain to'PieIV  I cried, despairingly:     Since    I Had'  found mv lover, it seemed so hard tn  .am go. "Mark, why   must   you  j'.avo me? I love you so!"  "Hush!"., he interrupted, quickly,  ��������� laying his hand upon my lips, "don't  tell me so. I know it well enough,  darling; but don't tell mc of it; it  would make it too hard to leave  you. Believe mo it is best. Nothing  can alter what is, and I will not  spoil your life. Perhaps, by-and-by,  thc day may come; but now I must  go."  IIo took both my hands, ono in  each ot his, and one after tho other  raised them to his lips, kissing them  hungrily and Iingerlngly; and then ho  dropped them suddenly, and, turning1  from mo, strode away through vtho  applo trees���������a tall, strong figuro in  dark relief against tho primrose evening sky; whilst I,sank prone upon  the grass whoro he had left me, and  wept as I havo novor wept again.  CHAPTER XV.  I never quite know how it came  about, or why I did it, nor what  woro the immodiato influences which  ��������� drovo mo to commit tho wildest,  maddest, most indefensible action of  my lifo.  It was a week before my wedding-  day. I was sitting up vory lato at  night alone in my little room, The  window was uncurtained, tho moonlight shono in and lay in a cold, palo  stream across tho shabblly-carpotod  floor. I loant my arms upon tho  window-sill, and my chin upon my  hands, and lookod out.  The npplo trees in tho orchard below woro all Jn a denso, dork matt*  of shadow, save whero tho starlight  hart hore and thoro caught and silvered their topmost branches," the  valley beyond was filled with a hu/y  light; tho background of hills was  shudowy and indistinct; only iho  groat chalk-pit shono out in tho din*  tauco, whlto and gleaming up Inst,  Iho gray hill in which Jt was Imbedded,  I. was thinking of nothing In particular. I ft.lt only a weary sense  of isolation and hopelessness, llko  one who. tired of stri.gglliig iipliist  tho strong tldo of a stream, lots  himself glide on in tho eddying waters, cmi'oJobs of whero thoy may carry  him,  Thoro was an absoluto sllonro in  the air; not a breath of wind ruffled  tho troos; not a living croaturostli*-  it;ii upon tie: i.i. I.,, ..ul n ���������),.*.). .,,  Irjjf dropped to the ground hi tin.  dark gardon below.  Suddonly from afar, across tlio val.  loy, camo tho low, faint sound of a  railway-whistle. I llstonod to it  lunfllosslv. idly, as ono listens who  hears not, until It diod awny, And  then all nt onco, llko a flash of lightning boforo my oyes, liko a thunderclap Into my honrt, como a thought,  a word���������escape! Why should I not  go whilo it was yot timo? What a  fon] T wn* to sit still and await my  destruction, whon flight and liberty,  end perhaps i>von happiness wns still  within my reach.  Whoro was Bella's letter? Whnt had  sho said about lending ino her  houso? With trembling hands I flow  to my dressing-table, and struck a  match, and then ransacked the draw  er of my little writing-table until I  found it.  She- had told mo to go up to her  house if I wanted to make use of it.  Evidently her servants were there.  Sho said how gladly she would have  had me for her companion abroad,  and I knew her well enough to feel  sure that these wero no idle words.  Bella loved mo dearly; she would  give a good deal to save me from a  marriage to" which she had always  strongly objected. ������  She was now no further off than  Paris. I would go to her; it would  be easy for mo to follow her there.  I would go up to hor iiouso in Chester Square, tolegraph to her from  there, and start as soon as possible.  Only what I had to do must be dono  at once���������at onco.  If I waited till the morning my  courage would fail, and another day  would bo wasted; besides tho opportunity to escape would perhaps be  wanting.  In a few moments my plans wero  matured. I glanced at tho clock, it  was twenty minutes past twelve, and  the express was due at Narborough  at five minutes after two. Narborough was five miles off, but I was a  good walker���������I had been there on,  foot onco before. It would tako mo  a good hour and a-half to get there.  I had no time to lose.  . I thrust a few necessaries hastily  into my traveling-bag, and a five-  pound note, a present from my aunt,  into my purse, dressed myself hurriedly in a dark woollen dress and  jacket, and tied a black veil over my  hat. And then I sat down to perform the hardest task of all. Drawing my writing-case towards me, I  wrote, with a trembling hand;  "Dearest Father,���������  "Do not be very angry with me. I  cannot marry Mr. Curtis. I have  gone up to London to Bella Thistleby's house for a day, and then I  shall join her in Paris. You would  not like mo to be miserable, dear papa; and I should be if I married Mr.  Curtis, for, good as he is, I do not  love him. I will write to him from  Paris. Ask him to forgive me. Dear  papa, don't be anxious about :no, I  will come back in a few weeks.���������  Your unhappy child,  "FREDA."  Then, like a guilty creature, I put  out my candle and crept out into the  darkened, silent house. How the  stairs creaked under my descending  footsteps! I stopped and shivered,  hardly daring to breathe, as I passed my aunt's door. Half way down,  -on~a~little-square-landingr-was-s^-the  door of my father's room. Softly I  turned the handle, and stepped into  tho room. I. do not know what made  me go in. I might have left the note  in his study; but a certain . remorse  for ti-fc sorrow I was about to bring  upon, him- stung my heart. I must  see the old man onco more before I  went.   ���������-������������������������������������������������������.  Tho moonlight shone in across tho  narrow, iron bedstead, my father lay  still in deep, untroubled slumber. I  stooped down over him, and fancied  as I did so that ho looked strangely  gray and aged to-night. As I noted  tho worn lines round his mouth, the  angular outline of his pale old faco.  the thin gray hairs scattered over  his pillow, my heart almost misgave  me at leaving him so selfishly; but  aa in a moment of doubt, I stooped  down and kissod him softly, tho  clock below in the hall struck half-  past twelve.  Five minutes more ond I should  lose tho train���������my opportunity  would bo lost,.probably forever. I  stooled my heart, and turned swiftly  from tho room.  The front door was locked and barred; but many a summer's night in  tbe years of my childhood had I  crept out of tho study window on  applo depredations intent. I had not  forgotton tho way to "softly unbar  the shutter and to creep out through  the French window. Flvo minutes  later I was outside, flying across tho  silent garden and through tho shadowy orchard, undiscovered and safo.  I was in the opon meadows, a rapid  scramble across a wot ditch nnd a  gap in the hod go and 1 wub landed  in the high road, speeding along as  fast as my swift footsteps could  boar mo, alono in tlio sllonco ot tho  night.  I was very tired boforo I got to  Narborough���������vory tired and footsore. Onco I nearly gavo in and  turned back, so appalling was tho  lone darkness of tho way, anil so  muddy was tho road along which my  tired steps plodded entllesHly, It  seemed oh if I should never get thoro  ���������as if it must bo ten miles instead  of flvo, and thon if I woro to miss  thn train, if I reached tho station  just too Into, nnd hnd to como all  tho way back, if ho, I knew 1 Bhould  novor go through it all again I I  should sit down and accept my fa to,  and marry, Mr. Curtis decorously  that day week, and bo miserable ovor aftor.  i\o; if i dm nut liy ioioy,)ii I  phtitdd iivwv l)y ol nil. And tin. br.rr-  thought ot having to trudgo all  that weary way back again mado mo  hurry on breathlessly, till nt lust the  madness of tho deed I was doing was  lost In the nhet>r ti-rrnr of being too  lato for tho train.  Tho station was nearly dwiortod  when at last, panting and woary, 1  reached its friendly lights. Thoro  scorned to bo no pasnongors on tho  platform, only ono sloopy portor who  stared at me very hnrd as I went  into tho booklng-oflice to tako my  tlrkot.  "London, miss? Any luggogo?'" he  laid, peering rather curiously at mu,  I drew my veil down lower over  my faco as X muttered an unintelligible reply.  Presently tht white lights   of tho  engine gleamed out in the distance,  and tho train rushed into tho station. I jumped into it unnoticed in  the confusion of its arrival, and in  five minutes more thc deed was done,  and I was borne swiftly away 'into  the darkness of the night.  I shall never forget tho misery   of  that journey.      In order to    economize my slender means, I had  taken  a third-class ticket. A working man  in a fustian   jacket, and   a   woman  with a crying baby and a big chocked bundle, were my fellow-travelers.  Thc   man   was unwashed    and    unkempt, and   smelt    of bad tobacco."  Tlie woman kept drinking every  five '  minutes out of a black bottle which  sho carried in a basket,    and which |  emitted a suspicious odor of gin.  Sickened and disgusted, I turned  my faco rosolutoly out of tho open  window, and tried to inhalo tho  sweet night scents of the woodland  country through which the train was  rushing, till at last, wearied out  with conflicting emotions, I sank  back into my corner and slept.  Whon I awoke it was five o'clock,  and tho train was steaming into  Euston Station. Thero was not a  cab to be seen; so weary and footsore as 1 was already, with my long  walk into Narborpugh, I was, perforce, obliged to go forth on foot towards Bella's house in Chester  Square. When I got there a fresh  disappointment awaited me. I , could  not rouse any ono in the house. In  vain I rang and rang violently first  at one bell and then at the other.  I hoard the loud clanging through  the silence of the morning, but no  ono from within answered my, summons. Then I recollected that as  Bella was abroad, tho house was in  all probability left under the caro of  one servant, and that she most likely slept in tho attics, and could not  hear my frantic peals at the hall-  bell, more especially if her bedroom  was at the back of tho house.  As I stood thus, shivering and  nearly worn out with fatigue, with  hot tears of disappointment and  misery welling up into my eyes, a  policeman came up behind me, and  asked me, somewhat suspiciously,  what I Was about. I hailed his appearance with positive rapture, and  turned to him eagerly.  "Oh! do help me!" I cried, pite-  ously, clasping my hands together.  "How can I get into this house? 1  can't wake anybody up."  The man    eyed    me narrowly.     I  think he was debating   in    his   own  mind whether a woman found   alone  at five o'clock in the morning,-ring-  _ihg_at_aj������xuse door, 'should not,   hy  every known rule of his order, be described as "drunk and disorderly,"  and be dealt with accordingly. But  I suppose something in my dress and  voice must have shown him that I  was a lady, for, after a minute's hesitation, he answered mo quite civilly:  "You'll not bo likely to find anybody awake, miss, for tho next two  hours. You had best go to an Hotel  and wait."  "But I don't know where to go.  Can you toll me?" I said, despairingly.    .  "Well, miss, I do know a respectable littlo family hotel in tho  Strand, as is vory likely to bo open  at this hour. Should I walk with  you to a cab, miss, and give you tho  address?"  I jumped at the offor with alacrity,  and prosontly we actually did find a  cab, and I parted from tho friendly  policeman with exaggerated expressions of gratitude,, which wero , not,  howovor, a whit too strong for what  I felt for him nt that moment,  Tho "littlo dingy hotel" turned out  to bo a small inn, of a very dingy  description. A sleepy waitor admitted mo, and showed me into a cheerless little sitting-room, where, how-  over, I was thankful to throw myself  upon tho hard horse-hair sofa, upon  which I soon fell into aa uneasy  iilumbor.  CHAFTEUXVI.  I was roused by tho sunshine coming In through the uncurtained window, ond by the ontranoo of tho  samo wnltor who had shown me into  tho room, and who now enmo to ask  mo if I would tako any breakfast,.  I ordered something to eat, and  thon mechanically opened i,i,y tinvcl-  Mng-bug, and sought my purse, imagine my horror when iv was no-  whora to bo found! I turned out ul)  tho contents of my bag upon tho  floor, nnd emptied my pockets; AU  Jn vain!   My purse was gono!  I hud hud ,a few Hhllllnjis looso in  a small inner pocket of my jacket,  out of which 1 had paid tho cub-  man; of this thoro remained to mo  four shillings und sixpence���������not u  farthing moro.  How I had lost my purse I could  not imagine; although I romnmborod  now having opened my bna; whilst in  tho train, and possibly my travelling companions, tho dirty-looking  mt*������-   ned   thn  n'nnttn  **d*h  I'm   fdn-  hottlo, hnd abstracted it whilst I  Slept.  What was to bo dono? I know  that four-and-fcix would probably  not ovon pay for tho wretched room  I was in und for tho simple break-  last i haa oiuoieii.  I sank down upon the sofa in perfect dospair, and then all at onco  I thought of whnt I would do,  I would sond for Captain Thistloby. Even as I mado the rosalvo I  blushed hotly at my own boldness.  But, after all, what elno could 1  do? Had ho not said that he would  help mo and be my friend nlwnys,  and to whom olso could I turn in my  need?  I started up, and rang the bell.  "Can yon send out a telegram for  me?" I asked of the nan who ans  wered my summons.  "Yes, ma'am, I will take it at  once for you."  "I am expecting a friend from  Hounslow; can I stay here, in this  room,* until* he comes?"  "Certainly, ma'am."  The waiter got me a telegraph  form, and I sat down and wrote:  "I am in great trouble and distress. Will you come to mo at  once? "FREDA."*  Having despatched the telegram, I  felt that a weight was taken oft my ���������  mind, and I sat down with some  amount of appetite to cat my modest and not over tempting-looking  breakfast.  It was twelve o'clock before any  answer came to my summons; but  whon at last, sick with anxiety and  suspense, I watched a hansom dash  suddonly up to thc door, my spirits  roso at onco, for my lover was, in-  sido it.  "Freda! what is the matter? Good  heavens! what brings you hero in  this wretched place?" he cried, as  he entered.  Ho looked pale and agitated, as if  my telegram had thoroughly frightened him, as, indeed, I beliove it  had. For all answer, I dropped my  head down upon the table in front of  me, and burst into tears.  Mark Thistleby stood by, looking  the picture of ^misery and distress.  He was very honorable, was my  handsome lover. He did not move a  stop nearer to me, or call me by any  loving words, or attempt to comfort me in any way. I dare say he  was longing, poor fellow, to take me  in his strong arms, and to pillow my  poor littlo sobbing frame against his  breast. But he did not forget that,  in less than a week, I was to be the  wife of another man, and that It was  too late for any demonstrative expressions of sympathy. He simply  stood there, opposite me, with the  whole width of the table between us,  and looked indefinitely distressed and  miserable.  "What can I'do for you?" he said,  piteously; "for God's salfe! tell mo  what is the matter?"  And then I looked up through, my  tears, and smiled at him.  "I am very stupid, am I not, to  cry like a baby? It is only because  I am tired arid worn out, and because���������oh! I am so glad to sec you!  Nothing very dreadful has happened.  I am only, like the naughty boys in  story-boots. I have run away from  home, and I have lost my purso, and ,  wlnrvew't^gotrLaTiy-money,���������and'tliat~is~-  why I have' sent for you. leather  prosaic, isn't it?"  "You have run nway from home!"  he repeated, looking at me with    a  sort   of   dismay.     "And���������and   your,  marriage?���������Mr, Curtis?"  "I am not going to be married. I  will never, marry Mr, Curtis 1" I.cry  passionately. "I am going to Paris  to join Bella."  Oh! why. does he not look glnd?  Why does ho not cry "Thank God!"  and roach out his arms to me���������tho  dear arms in which I long to take  shelter? With a mute dismay I look  at him and seo no joy, no gladness  in his face; only a palo, misorablo  face, and sad, aching eyes, that look  at mo with an evei^-increasing despair. ������������������      ������������������      *..       .      ,;..  "You have broken of! your engage-,  ment,'you mearii*" ho says, with a  sort of dull bowildermont in his  voice. "How foolish of you. -What  has induced, -you to do so? Why havo  you done it?'; ������������������   .iy       '  "Why?" I'/iosiad;,passionately and  angrily, for I could not uhdorstand  his apathy' and coldnt#8n('\wby I How  ran you ask me? Ho\y could I marry tho man? You knew I .did not  love him. Ohl how cruel you are.  You know, you must know why I  cannot marry him!"  J wrung my hands passionately together, and turned away from him  to hido my crimson faco.  '"Is it for mo, Freda, thnt you  have given hlra up?" His voice was  low, and suppressed, and shook wJth  emotion,  "Yos, for you!" I answorod. wildly and bitterly; "and you do not  seem to caro!"  "Not caro!   Oh, my Qodl"  Tho words were wrung from lilm  with a groan, I turned quickly towards* Tilm, und saw that ho was  deadly palo, nnd could hardly ripeak.  I camo close to him in wondor, and  laid my buiul upon his.  "Toll me, why you are not glad?  Am I not froo now, and do you not  love mo?" .  "Oh, child-child!" ho crlnd, bitterly; "1 did not know my selfishness had demo.you so cruel a wrong!  1 did nut thlnlv that you loved mo  no much. I thought that I alone  should hnV(0 to suffer for niy weakness nnd my wickedness. And now,  how enn 1 ever ntono'for tho misery  1 hnvo brought upon you?"  ho n������ cpWTM-uro,J    jmjj^  ��������� --^  A Urowsome Colleetlon,  At tlio prison of St, Paul, nt kyons,  France, thero ls a curious cplloctlon ot  pons. Thoy aro the, pons Wltli which  tho executioners hrtvb slgnod Iho regulation roooipts for tho prisoners hnndod  over to thorn to be ozocutod. At oaob  execution a fresh pon Is used for the  purposo, and tbo Ink ls left to dry upon It  Tlit Biplorer,  Ingenuity, faculty���������that quality, by  whatever xnxim It may Im .ailed, whlvli  enables Its possessor to do the right  thing at the right moment and In all  sorts ot unexpected circumstances-la  one or tbe indispensable qunlltlos of t  mm who would be an explortr. 0  4������t..fr >.4������������-^������ ,fr������.-*|-*..������',  :: when a caddie ::  "intervened     *  i,'*  ���������  ., ���������   __������������������- .,  i * Ctopt-rfffM. 1908, fcy T. C. McChm  By HARLE OWEN CUMMINS  Considering that Greyson and Bradbury were both ardent enthusiasts at  the game, it was not surprising tbat  they should have decided to let golf be  the arbiter of their fates. The two  young men were desperately in love  with Marcia Van Znndt. So, for that  matter, were half a dozen others of the  male contingent at Westerfeldt. But  all recognized that Greyson and Bradbury were the two favorites, and tbe  withdrawal of one of them from the  field would naturally place the other  In a fair position to win out.  It was Bradbury who offered the  challenge of a nine hole match, the  loser of which should immediately  pack bag and baggage and decamp.  Greyson had considered the proposition for a brief minute, then accepted,  nnd a elate was set for the trial of  skill.  It was a fair contest, even though  there was a difference of four in the  records of the two players. Bradbury's  best score for the nine holes was thirty-seven, but he was very erratic, usu-(  ally playing somewhere in the neighborhood of forty.' kreyson, however,  had never played around in better than  forty-one, but he was as steady as a  machine and could be depended upon  not to vary from that score by more  than one or two strokes. .   i  Probably the explanation of the dlf:,  ference "in their, playing was to be  found In the respective habits of the  two men, for while Greyson was notljln  the least what bne^would call a'rabid  downstairs with tbe long hross foot  rail.  On the momentous day which was to  decide their fates tbe two men with  their caddies sought the links. Scotty  Ferguson, the red haired, freckled faced  little chap who carried Greyson's bag,  had been his club bearer ever since the  latter's arrival at the hotel andjhad  it proved even worse than usual, for he  topped his ball twice arid then broke  his midiron just above the whipping  while trying to recover. The next two  holes were halved in four each, so that  the score as the two players walked up  to the eighth tee was 35 to 33 in Bradbury's favor.  Whether it was the result of an overindulgence in "rickles" on the previous  evening, overconfidence in victory or  whether it was due simply to nervousness on account of the size of the  stakes for which they were playing  will never be known, but tor some  ���������noiise Bradbury went to the bad on the  eighth hole, and it cost him six Dexore  he holed it, whereas he usually played  it in four, as his, companion succeeded  in doing.  Greyson's lead of three on this hole  just made up for tbe same number he  had made on the fifth, so that the score  at the last green was again tied at  thirty-nine.  There was an air of suppressed excitement about both players and caddies as Greyson built his tee and prepared to drive for the last time. The  ninth hole is about 200 yards and is located on the farther side of a little  hill, so that only tbe upper half of the  red flag is visible from where the driver stands. Scotty, the caddie, had  gone oii ahead, and when Greyson's  ball just cleared the brow of the hill  he followed quickly after it and disappeared over the other side.  He found that tire ball had landed in  the middle of a bunch of fog, so that it  lay in an almost unplayable position.  It was the work of but a moment to  kick the ball sharply from its resting  place toward the hole; then he ran back  to the top of the hill and shouted:  "You're dead, two feet from the hole,  Mr. Greyson. Jt's a <3nch for two."  "'Then the rfekieis, or the nerves, or  something or other, got to work on  Bradbury, again, for he sliced his drive,  and the ball fell within,a hundred  a recent importation from the Emerald  Isle, to tell him that dinner was ready.  "When the waitress knocked, the new  boarder was unpacking his valise. Responding to a second knock, he stood at  the door holding a set of false teeth in  one hand and a nail file in the other  and said:  "Yes, 1*11 be diQwn in a minute."  The domestic stared at him in amazement, and returning to tbe dining room  announced sharply:  "He'll be down, ma'am, as soon as he  sharpens his teeth."���������New York Press.  Mnrringe Superstition*.  Matrimony is surrounded with superstitions, many of which apply only to  the marriage ceremony. The wedding  ring is made plain and thick only for  the reason that its thickness and plainness secure it against breakage, for to  break it is the very worst of luck for  both bride and groom. White is the  best color to get married in, but a widow mny marry in any color save yellow. Should a bride drop one of her  gloves woe betide her! She must exer-  i else great care in getting in and out of  her carriage, and a false step is an Ul  omen which brings niisf or^mc.  MOTHER AND CHILD.  prohibitionist b^knew Vhen to st6^tofds ������������ the green.  He made a gallant  Bradbury, on the���������A.tiier, hand, >was *&������ ^empt fo ^recover, however, and with  hotel's best patronvome little- vo6&������ ;���������* ���������-xt stroke;stymied his ball with  *--"'**--   '-���������'������������������"'   - -      * that of .his companion.  But the gamejxyas, over, for Greyson  putted in with his next stroke, winning the match hypne.:: Then he walk-  also been the messenger on several occasions for delivering bunches of violets, boxes of candy, etc*. The other  caddie was the greenkeeper's latest importation from town and had been chosen because Bradbury had quarreled  with every one 'of the other boys who  were on the caddies' bench when they  started out.  Greyson won the toss and drove off  first, making the straightaway in Ave,  as he generally did. Bradbury usually  ed up to Bradbury and held out his  hand. , v^y''-;., .*���������:���������  "Hard luck, old man/' he said cheerily.   "Better luck next fame." ���������  But Bradbury only muttered some-  flTlnF^roeFOFfeatBr^dT^MtcEinf'  his bag from the caddie, he, strode off  the'links. ; '.,,,...     -> :'  "Here, Scotty," called Greyson as his  club bearer moved a way���������"here's a: little present for you. I feel flush today."  And he to9sed toward the boy fa coin  the size of which made,, that youth's  eyes sparkle. "/��������� ^  As the two caddies walked back to  the greenkeeper's they talked over the  game Just finished, and after exacting  a promise of absolute secrecy Scotty  revealed to his companion his doings at  the last hole. :  : "It wasnlt 'cause Mr. Greyson aiways  tips me that! I monkeyed with the  score," he said In*justification of bis ac-  -tlon, "though he is the best man of the  two, arid I hope he wins out with Miss  Van Zandt. I wouldn't have cooked  that Bradbury cuss either oven if he  did biff me once or twice wben I laughed nt his scuffing, but I saw him foozle  twice today without counting it, and  at the eighth hole he lifted his ball out  of a cuppy Ho when he thought uo oue  was looking.  "And, anyway," he added conclusive*  ly, "as Agassis or some of thorn big poet  fellers say, -All's fair in love and war,'  nnd I'm blamed glad I done It,"  Suggoctioai Uow to Entertain  _d<1 Teach  -the Little One*.  ,  ".'Happy is tho child whose nurse is  its mother!" It is not realized by  many how capable a child is of en-  ennui, "oven as you and I," tha  grown-ups, and also how incapable  the average nurse is of giving intelligent amusement to her charge, and  how limited her opportunity in the  confines oi the nursery, even were she  capable. Hence the adage, "Happy  is the child whose nurse is its moth-  sir."* "  llow full of interest and adventure  life may be to the little one who  follows the mother in her round oi  duties! He will dust and sweep, try  t0 make bods, and set the tabic, sew  when she does and fetch and carry,to  some purpose, perhaps, says a writer  in Toronto Star. What delight could  be greater than to help at the weekly baking, to be allowed a little wad  of dough, which he may knead arid  mako into pies and cakes just as  mother does? It will be grey before  he is dono with it; it will probably  have been picked up from the iloor  more than once, and for tho first few  times will not be flt to eat, but what  of that?   Does tho mother realize that  na vaiiKKb op to mumiuiiY and nvw  017? ma hand,  plnyod tho first green In flro also, but  by n Jortunnto approach shot ho holed  it in four, thus gaining n lend of ono.  The noxt two holes, the rnvlno and  rest-awhile, woro linked In five each,  but on tho fourth putting greoti Greyson mado a phenomenal gobblo aud  tlod tho score at nineteen.  Without doubt It was not Intended  by tho two plnyers that their cnddlos  should know tlio stntca which waa be-  Ing played tor, but from spvbrnl re-  mnrks which Scotty ovorhonrd ns he  UmI���������vJ ,lltiii���������   Wiih  tin* \.iuha lie  imial  have jumped ,-it a pretty accurate enn-  clualon, and ns the four rested In tho  shndo nt tho fifth treo he confided something to tho now caddlo from town  which mndo thnt youth obsorvo tho re-  Uutimki uf .hv giu.tv \shU \UaU) Wv>i*������}  Interest than ho hnd hitherto displayed.  Now, flio fifth hole of the Wostor-  foldt courso, coiled tho frying pnn, Js  tho worst one of tho nlno, tho drive-off  bolng directly over a deep gravel pit.  It wn* -on thin fair groen that llrnd-  bury stolo a lead of throo, for by n  good drive and a long britsslo shot ho  cleared the haxard and was io the hole  tn five.  The frying pnn hnd nlwnys been a  Waterloo for Greyoon, nnd on this day  Stories et Joe Cannon,  While serving bis second term ln congress Joe Cannon was driving on a  muddy rond In March, after tho adjourn ment of a short session, wheu ho  met a township road supervisor, wbo  snid:  "Joo, do thoy dock you wben you are  awny from congress V"  "No; my wages run on just tho same,"  said Undo Joo. .'  "Tho township doesn't pay people  when they dou't work," said tho farmer,  "I expect it would bo bottor to dock  us whon wo do work,", replied Undo  Joo grnvoly.  A Democratic mombor onco vonturod  to chnllengo ono of his stntomonts.  "Blank is in lulu Icon," sharply replied  Gnimon. This form of doninl wns contrary to tho rules bocnuso it mentioned  a mombor by namo instead of ns "the  gentleman from Indiana," The offended Democrat culled tho speaker's attention to tho breach of rules. Tho  spenkor pxplnlned nnd Instrneted th*������  now mombor to proeood In ordor. With  n swooping nnd courteous bow, which  hns slnco becomo fumous, Cnnnon said:  "If tha venornblo nnd nugust gentle*  mnn who Is such n stickler for the rulos  will benr with me. T bet? to Inform him  thnt ho JIos under a mlstako."-World's  Work.        (letting HU Tooth on Rdgro,  When the now hoarder nrrlvod dlnnor wns ready to bo served, nnd the  huhtoHH, wishing to glvo him timo to  arrange hit tollot, courteously delayed  tho repast n fow minutes. As he did  not put in an appenmnco promptly after tbo ringing of tho second hell, and as  tho old boarders had assembled at to  besides anmsingTier little one in .this  way she is developing his faculties,  teaching him all sorts of necessary  lessons; that the play is, though  without any lajbel, the best and most  desirable kind of kindergarten? Sho  will soon find,_if she take the troifblo  to impress on'the little scholar that  there is a right way of doing all  these things, yet. without making a  task of the play, that he is really of  much assistance It is wonderful  what a littlo child of 4 or 6 can oe?  complish after a year or two's companionship with tho mother.  A littlo game which a mother may  play, while sowing perhaps, is ono of  buying and selling, and it will bo ot  tho intensest interest, because played  with real money. Let tho child buy  from the mother a spool, a package  of needles, and yard or a package of  tape���������anything tho work-baskot may  contain or the mind suggest. For  these he must pay In actual cash ten  and 5-ccnt pieces and coppers and  count his change carefully. Or he  may be tho. vendor, with a littlo  basket of articles for sale and must  make the *%ange, It is a lesson in  arithmetic, in addition end subtraction, multiplication and division,  that will be a most exciting adventure of the greatest possible use.  All this means a certain amount of  time and trouble expended, and  there may be mothers who cannot bo  bothered, so thoy say; they cannot  have the children "round under their  foot." This is a world where we  never get something for nothing, and  no mother can expect the best from ���������  child to whom -he has not given her  best, towards whom she has not  shown a wise unBolflshnoes.  ^MHHMaaaMp1MaaMHMaiHM -mm  Ae Kn������y tim ttae Heri-,  The following remarkable essay on  the horso Is said to be from the pen  of an Indian studont: "The horse is  a very noblo quadruped, but when  he is angry ho will not do so. He Is  ridden on tho spinal cord by the  brldlo, and sadly the driver places  his foots on tho stirrups and divides  his lower limbs across tho saddle  And drlvos his animal to tho moa*  dow, IIo has four legs; two aro on  the front sido and two are afterward, Thoso are tho weapons on  which ho runs, Ho also dofonds him-  holt by extending theso in tho roar  In a parallol direction toward his  (oe, but this ho doos only whon ho  Is In an ngrrravatlno* mood. Thero Is  no animal liko tho horso. No soonor  thoy see tlicir guardian or master  than thoy always cry for food, but  it is always at tho morning time,  Thoy have got tails, but not so long  as tho cow and such othor llko anl*  mli."     ,   The miser Is ns much ln wnnt of that  which ho has as of that which be hat  ���������net���������Sv ������m  Ultra Rensitlr*.  "Didn't somebody faint ln the lecture  room Inst night?" -.*,  "Yen; It was that youug womun (rota  Boiton, who Is a guest of tbe Billing-  tons.  She fainted right after tbe lee*  The baby.  Where did you come* from*, baby dear}  uui o itiiu tniirywuere into the liere.  Where  did .voii  yet  your 'oyes-so  blue?  Gut of tue sky as l name through;  What makes the light in thea* sparkle and  Spill'!  ���������Some of ihe starry spikes left in.  Where did you get that little tear?  l.leuad it waiting wiiea 1 got here.  Wiiat makes your forehead so sms������Ui and  high?  A eoit hand stroked it as I went by.  What makes your cheek like a wai-ia white  rose?  Strtiicthiuj; betted' tlian anyone knows.  Whence t<hat tliw-cornered smile of bliss?  Three angels gave me at once a kiss.  Where did yon get that pearly ear?  Ood spoke, and it came out to heav.  Where did yon get those arms and hands?  Love niiide Itself i"to hooks and bands.  -  ���������. >  Feet, whence did you come, you    darling  things:?  From tho same box as tho cherub3' wings.  How did they all just come to be you?  Uod "thought about me, and ���������o 1 grew.  But how did you come to us, you de.ir?  Ciod thought of you, and so 1 am hero.  ���������George Macdonald.  EXCHANGING   BANK PAPER.  tluxr   It   I������ iioue   iu   the   New  Toronto  ClearJos; Uouaa Which Wai Recently  Ojienad ln That City.  Tho Now Toronto   Clearing House  in. the building of tho Bank of British    '-North     America,     corner     of  Yonge and   Wellington   streets, was  opened for business on ������ recent morning in the last month of 1003.   The  clearing house is situated on the. first  flat above the ground floor, and is a  handsome, spacious apartment 49 by  15 feet.   The room is well lighted by  large windows    and the    furnishings  are all done in finely polished quart-  cr-cut oak, tho wall panelings being  of oak, and    green and red plaster,  and the floor of polished wood.   In a  semi-circle round the  room  are   arranged the   desks   for  the    various  banks, while near the centre is the  desk for    the  manager,   Mr. G. \V.  Yarker.   Provision has been made for  twenty-four banks,    but at   present  only nineteen of theso desks are    jn  use,  as there are only that number  of hanks in the city.  Four massive pillars, fifteen feet  high, support thc ceiling; and the  carving of the woodwork abovo the  entry, and of the panelings, is very  -artistic:   poses. The Bulkeley Valley is, says  Mr. Findlay, well mineralized in copper and gold. Intending settlers havo  pre-empted a good deal of land thero  within the past few years. From Bella Coola a flno valley runs up into  the famous gold country, comprehensively called Omineca, while farther on is tho celebrated Chilcoten  ranching country. For a railway th������  grades would be easy. The chief settlement has been by a colony of.Norwegians, .who were taken there during  Col. Baker's incumbency of the Provincial Secretaryship. They have already broken considerable grounJ,.  and are raising cattle and grain.  rrlnolpal Story ia lt*ontr������ol.  Montreal many years ago had a  tall, handsome young Scotchman as  assistant minister of St. Andrew's  Church. His name was Robert Story.  To-day ho is Principal Story, of  Glasgow University, and tho " othor  day ho was telling the young lady  students of the commerdal capital  of Scotland that their mental culture  will not expand over reading the novels of Annio. Swan and Mrs. Henry  Wood. Tie is equally famed in Scotland for his acid wit and fine presence. Tall, white,, bearded, with  handsome flashing black eyes, the  Princrpal carries him.������olf with , tho  mien of an old-time cardinal. In debate in the Established General Assembly he is feared for the keenness  of his replies, couched in irony which  no member can equal. An example of  his withering retort may be given.  An officer in the suite of the Lord  High Commissioner had. in the lobby  of the Assembly, accidentally entangled his spur In the Principal's  robe and torn it. Profuso apologies  followed, but the Principal was not  to be placated. Staring at the delinquent with his haughtiest gaze.  Principal Story icily remarked: "An  officer of Volunteers. I presume?".  I  The Rent Thins.    ���������.        turer said he would lay bare the facta.*  ble, tho boardiug uiistrcss sont Bridget,' -CJe?eland Pltio Dealer,  Here is how the system is worked:  Each, bank is represented by two  clerks���������one, a messenger, who brings  with him the cheques, drafts, etc.,  that his bank has received thc day  previous upon the other banks, which  are called the "exchange," nnd are  assorted for each bank-and placedin  envelopes. The messengers take thf;ir  places in a line outside of the semicircle of desks,0 each opposite the  desk assigned to, his bank, while on  the opposite side of each desk is a  olerk of the bank represented by that  dc-sk.  The hour for making the exchanges   or general    delivery   is 10 a.m.  Just previous to "that timo the manager takes his position at an elevated desk near tho centre of the chamber and calls the houso to order.   At  ihe   stroke,   of   ten each   messenger  moves forward to tho desk noxt his  own and delivers the envelopes containing    tho cheques,   etc.,   for tho  ��������� bank'represented    by that desk    to  tho   clerk on the    inside.   The messenger   immediately    passes   to tho  next desk, dolivoring   tho exchongea  for   tho bank   represented by    that  desk, and so on until ho has made  tho circuit of the room, nnd reached  his   own desk,   tho starting  point,  having delivered tb each bank   the  oxchanges ho had for it, and    con-  soquontly delivering   his entiro   ox-  chnngos for all   tho banks.    Every  other moiMiongor docs tho same,   tho  wholo moving on at the same tlmo.  In othor words, each mofisengor has  visited overy bnnk and dolivored  to  Hich overy thing his bank has received the day previous   from it,   consequently tho entiro exchanges    aro  delivered, while each clerk on tho in-  sido has, of courso, received    fmm  every othor bnnk tho amounts   e������ch  hud egainst hiH bank.  "Uosides tho tlmo saved by the clearing houso method ovor the old ������ys-  tom, ench hank Is enabled to Know  the exact halnnco for or against it nt  once, as tho dorks after rocolvlng the  envelopes containing the choqiuw,  ntc, mnko nn entry of the agg-wgulo  amount from ench hank, tho dlffcrouoo  'botwoon tho total' nmount they hnvo  received, nnd tho total amount  brought hy thorn being tho balnn-o  either duo to or from tho clearing  hoiiiW to ench batik.       KltMMH-t,  Fow mon in tho Province know  r.c.th rvltl'h "'ol'M-iIMn V-e'ter Omn  Mr. .InniPH Klndlny, nnd ho only  claims to hnvo a surface knowledgo,  so vast is tho country. Ho ineUmm to  tho boliof thut Kitumuut would nako  tho bust terminus for tho (J. T. 1\  Hallway. Owing to tho rcudine-'s with  which it ton bo upprouchcu, uoui u.v  rail und water, It scorns to him a  hotter slto thnn Port Hiwpsoii; moreover, it Is farther away from ihoso  now famous Unltod States inlands in  Portland Canal. At present the chief  thing about Kitnmoat ts its Indian  KiNorvo.  Mr. Pimllav has hoon told that a  line could be put through from Ktia-  maot Arm t-o the ri<* Bulkeley Volley, without heavy grades. Tho valloy  Is a beautiful one, well timbered nntl  easily adaptable for ogrfguKu-fiJ |������r������  Sportsman-Any good hunting in this,  part of the country? ,.,i  Native���������Lots of it. ];  Sportsman���������Whnt kind of gamef      ���������'  Native���������No game at all.   Just hunt*  Ing.  .��������� ���������   . ~ -������������������������������������������������������- '"    ���������        , i  Brother to a NoTttlUt.  Mr." George E. Brabme, an old  music teacher, who died in a Toronto,  hospital a few weeks ago, was a,  brother of Charlotte M. Brocmo, per*-  haps the most prolific novelist of tho  nineteenth contury. She first com-,  moncod to write for The Family Her-!  aid, tlio populnr British periodical,;  over the initials "B.M.C.," a rover-:  sal of her own, An American pirate/j  publisher took hor novels, and pub-j  lishod thorn in book form, conferring',  on the unknown writer the name-  Bortha M. Clay, which wm considered a stroke of piratical genius, Mlso  Bracmo then revealed her identity,)  and signed hor own name to hot!  work thereafter. The lato Mr.|  Braomo, who wan n man of individual views, hnd a great affection for,  his sister, but took no prido in her'  literary achievements,  - *��������� ���������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������*>  Animals hnve a language madt up  of signs or articulate sounds *xpr***������\  Ing Impressions, sensations, pasiionf,*  but never Ideas,  Women seldom deceive their bath  bnnds, The mon nro egotistical enough  to deceive themselves. ��������� New Orlean������  Timos-Dcmoerot. ..    niier.  "llow d'jcr fed, JUauiIc?"  Jlnnite (falntlyi-Plnol Jest like I  Old when I npont $2 a-rldln* on de merry-go-round ottcttHBao Francisco Ex*  nmtnv.        ,,. .,, ,iwniniw������w|j;w;."_.^?^  giJffW-W-WUM i   HI JLLE-J!LftilBg  ���������g^gijRg'^glgjjjjggi!?^"  -���������,.**,*,  C,H, TARBELL.  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SPECIAL CAKES promptly attonded to.  ���������      ��������� -  ���������  ���������  Dunsmuir Avenp*  op  ���������       WILLIAMS BROS.        :  iliverv Stable;  ���������      TlSAMSTKUS  AND   DllAYMJCN . ..-.\  ; Single and Double'������������������'rict ;  '." icon Hike. Au, Oki>eus- '  ;    Promptly ���������.'Amended  to.    '  : Third St., CumberhindTB^O  V     H  ar_ fj  .0  ������  ll)  H  0  r-  ,   $&   ������  @*ffl    r?  \mM.   0J  H:   ���������  ��������� ��������� a  W 3 ������������������������"    ������?  3 ������3 ���������������  2 5* li   .a  ������ M ������w     fe  U  ��������� ���������* oi ������    cu.S *  s on * 8 a  I Q, 3 : * *  S- & .3 >%  - jP -3   -3 ��������� fe.  5." i I.'  ������'   y" 3 4)  "3   cC-j     (fl       -g  - ������'"' z  g-SS-l-l*  _ v. *3    _, *  0   ���������-   <a     g , -  ?   o  O* - ?���������'������������������   'W s  r-   ~ tf    J  I  ������ '������������������.-/:    a0-|  ps -E ?    ifl  **.     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"City of Nanaimo.  3f Weekly l.nte OcEan  Tho "Intor Ocoan " ia 0, inomhpr of tho Aaopiatod Pre������.t and is n's" the only We������tem  powBpapor roooivinR the ontira Ulographto no*v������ ������orvio������' of ih������. New York Run aid  . Bpaoiul oubla of iho Now Y..rk World, l>euidn������ daily reporth from over '2,000 Hpeoinl  pqweBpondonts throughout tho country, Na pun oun toll moro fully WHY it iH tho  BEST on earth   W-TWELVMAGE PAPERS- 52       &F Om Dollah a Ybah  Brimful of howr from  nverywhe u and  a perfect fcunt of Hpeuiul mutter   ;   Bubsoribe for Xh*   " Cumberland Ntwa,"   ttnd the   " Weekly Intor  Pcet-.n,'1   one yetn?, both Paper* for $S.oo.      ts' Strictly in Advance,  ���������������  iii_M_-_wip-^������w������^www^wMw,,jjj^a_w������_-_^  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-������-���������������������������������������������������  Wo have mado nrrutigomenu with tho Intor Ooonn, liy whioh we are unablwl to  give o������r rea4P" *h* *,H,v������ mQ oppwtunity of getthip tho roooi*uiHfil bo4 Il4puhli.  can nownpapur of tho U.S., and tho tit<w������ at thu low rati of $'2.00 instead of Uio  regular rate of M oo for the two, BwUiorllmrti availing tln'innuh(;������ of thU i.HIt  pi-jkt bs fully paid up and in ariyunoo,   Must bo (pr th*s lull \'i, month* under tliix  -**-M__HMMM*maMN^  TECH    ITIfcTIOIs.      EjfVZ-  S. NAKAH0, Proprietor.  "f ���������.���������!-*  Hard-Burned and ordinary Bucks  Eire Uriels Pressed and Or. mnry.  Drain Tttea���������       3������n.. 4>"-. !UKl 6in  fire Baching of all kinds to order.  at Union Bay.  yOt-m Amm-    CTTMBPTW,x,AND S.O  Yards  Leaves Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Na  naimo, calling at Mus^raves, Vesuvius, Crofton. Kuper, and Thetis  Islands first nnd third Tiiesdpys ot  each month; Fullord,"Clanues, and  Femwood, remaining Tuesdays in  each month.  Leaves Nfum'.vno Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Comox, connecting witb s.s, Joan at  1^T-vitamin.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 iuii., for  N.inaimo direct, connecting with  train lor Victoria  Le.tves N.inuimo Thursday, 7 a.m% for  Cnmox iind way ports.  Leave1-: Comox VY|diiy, f a.m., for Nanaimo and way pons.  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 3 p.m.; first  and third Fridavs of each month to  (ii-HiRes, remaining Friil-iyR of each  month io Ladysmith.  LeiivesGinsfesDr Lady*m'uh Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and way ports.  VANCOUVER.NANAIMO ROTJTH  8. b      ������������������ JOAN "  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays.  Sails iron 1 Vancouver after arrival of C.  V.li. Train No, 1, daily except Sundays, at 1 p.m.  TIME TAW-W  KlWKOTlVK  *\y\SXt \>&,  HUM.  VIOTOHIA TO WELLINGTON,  No, 4- SWtv  P.M,  ^Wj     , VMoTi*....,...!*- '*-������f|  ,1' t),������>e CoUUtream  "   *M  .'10.24...., ..Kocnig'i. "   ������������������  ������������!l0t> .Dunoan'i    "   B-5f'  I'M. rM>  "12.35. .Nanaioio , "   1 ,J������  Ar 1*. f>H,. W������'������l tviju>������ ^r- "1 ���������'���������-  WEl.T.TtT'V .'N TO VTQTOKIA.  So. t-I)������il N������. 3-K.m.fn  AM. *'Ml I    "53  D_,   8M Wolllogtou...   Ut- 4 <H* *   .  ������������������  8.20 ,.,N-i,aiw-J, , ������������������   41&     Ci  j  10.02 ...Duniuo'fl  "   5.5,*)  ������.������ 10.42....... .Koonig''..,   ..."   6 30  <���������  1138   , C(ii'l.-*U*<;RiU    "'  7.27  Ar 12 015 V.euma....   Ar 7.55  Thousand Mile and Commu'.ation  Uets on s.ile, yood ovei.rail and sle;n,.ci  lines, at two and'onv-hall' cents pt*r vnile.  Special trains and sieatiters for Excursions, and leduced rues for parlies may  be arranged fur on application to the  Traffic Manager.  'I he Company reserves tlie riwjht to  change witluuu prt-vious notice, sie.tmers i  sailing dales and hours of sailing,  SI. AMi'.itSVH-twL  QUAMICJIAN,   B. C.  A. r,n;miinj4 S(*i*.cdl lur vms, with do-  1'j.iriineni mr c.phaits, pleasaitiiy locttd'  .1. ee miles from Duncans Station,  l'tim-ay .tnd I'leptic-ttoiy KoglishCo'iiso,  Competeni Ii'Sirnciors for I'i-Mio and'  Needle-work, Cuuinj,' and Fitting also  tau-'lit. Board hnd Tuitiuu, 4<; a niotith.  For uaiticulars, address��������� '  ^ SISTKR SUrERIOR,  Txuiilialem I*. O,  I.   O.    F.  Kxcursn-n T,d<e,s on Sale .. ���������,,,,  and to , JK)MlN0,  ,3518,   mil*  .11 StatiCitis, good for gown journey Sat- ,  {^"\i    ,   ^ ���������,...,.......,...���������.���������,  urday and   Sunday, reluming "ot biter  than Monday.  GEO, h, POIJHTKBY,  Tntllic .VIimager.  us ,���������~ ~  the last Monday in ihe month  inlhaK.of P. linW,  Visiting Brethren invited,  ���������17m I2t  7zr*$.������mm  No. 2-Daily.  A M,  L____\  mWA  "mq  _____{  &:%  r  w% THE CUMBEEANDJEWS.'POPULAR OTTAWA  MANINXUCK  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  Sunt ino nsftf Sleep.  At all times a perfect mob of Ideas  And words stands at the gate leading into the mind, trying to get in. While ire  wake and are san*\ says a writer in  Everybody's Magazine, tliere is something that stands at this gate and lets  in only the sensible ideas and the  words that have relation to the subject  in hand. All the others it keeps shooting away with: "Get bifek there! Goon  away!" It is this iuhihltive faculty  that keeps us sane. But In order to  reach the general paralysis of sleep we  bave to pass through a preliminary  stage wherein we are as foolish us any  lunatic. When tho sentinel at the gate  of the mind goes off duty for the night  the mob of irratioual ideas and words  comes trooping in. und so when I would  court sleep I deliberately open the door  of my mind to the rabble, turning  loose upon it a troupe of unrelated  words and phrases. For some reason or  other Iflnd that the vocable "abracadabra" is a good one to start off with.  Often a word or sentence ivill repeat itself with increasing rapidity���������and shaK  I say loudness?-until it is all a jumble  which breaks up simultaneously witU  the disintegration of tlie colored pattern before my closed eyes.  Dodd's Kidney  Pills Cured Him  of Stone in the Kidneys.  Force of Hnliit.  "A London cabman was receutly having his firstborn 'baby Christened.  Clergyman���������What name shall I give  this child? Cabby (through sheer force  of hubit)���������Qh.'TJI leave that to you,  sir.���������London'Tit-Bits.'  It Has n Way of Us Ovrn.  "What do i think'of the ocean?" said  . pridget as she was asked that question  by ber friends.    "I think it's the most  peculiar'��������� thing T ever came across."  A Stickler.  "Say. pa."  ���������"Weil, what?"  "What is the difference between seeing your own finish and drawing your  ow*-. conclusions?". .__ , .._  Jane roultney, aged 95, who recent-  _ly_broke her neck by falling d.nvn-  "stail-s" was QuT-wiclow-ofEHvmftl'  Poultney, who was the founder and  governor of a rescue home for boys  on tihe site now occupied by 1U\ Bnr-  nard-o's homo at Stepney.  We have no hesitation in saying that  Dr. J. D, KolloRg's Dysentery Cordial is  without doubt the best* medicine ever introduced for dysentery, diarrhoea, cholera'  and all summer complaints, sea sickness,  otc. it promptly gives relief and never  fails to effect a positive curo. Mothers  should novor bo without a bottle when  their children aro teething*.  With Lord Roberts ends the lino,  instituted in 1674, of British Commanders-in-Chief. Of tlio eighteen  who have consecutively hold oiiice,  nine wero English, three Irish, two  Anglo-Irish, two.. Scotch, ono 'French  and ono Gonitah'.'^,    .���������   *' ii*] .,1 ii.. 1.  Deafness Cann_&fie Cured  Mr. S, A. Cassldy, tho Well-known Sportsman, Tells Why He Is Grateful to the  ���������Ureal; Canadian Kidney Keinody.  Ottawa, Ont., Mar. 21���������(Special)'.���������  Few peoplo in the Capital are as well  known and popular as Mr. ,rSam"  'Jassidy, proprietor of the Bijou Hotel. Motcalf Street. As a hunter and  fisherman of more than local reputation, ho has becomo known to followers of the rod and gun all over the  country, and many of tho members of  parliament who make an annual sojourn hore aro counted among his per.  sonal friends.  Tho news, therefore, that he has  found a complete curo for a dangerous malady will give general satisfaction.   Speaking of it he says :  "My friends all know that I have  been troubled for years with Stone  in the Kidneys; that though 1 consulted the best physicians and tried  nearly every remedy I could think: of,  I was unable to get better.  "Somo time ago a friend told me  Dodd's Kidney Pills would cure me.  As a last resort I tried them and  they have cured me. I cannot imagine more severe suffering than one endures who has stone in the Kidneys,  and I feel the warmest gratitude towards Dpdd's Kidney Pills/'  If the disease is of the-Kidneys or  from the Kidneys, Dodd's Kidney  Pllis will cure it.  ISO-foot roll, 4 feet Mgh..  ISQ-foot roll, 5 foot Msh.  150-foot, rcli, <i feet 'Mjrlx.  .$4.75  .  5. SO  .   6.50  PorpoUfcryand garden.   Better than old s'y'o.    Of local dealer or us.    Freight paid.  THE   PACE WIRE  FEKCE  CO.  LIMITED      253  ���������Walkorville Mo-its-teal Winnipeg; St.JolUl  THE YANKEE'S MISTAKE,  Ilfls Guess Concerning; the Stranger's Easiness and Wliat the Stranger I>M,  A Yankee was occupying part of n seat  In a railway car when another traveler, a  clerical looklujj gentleman, camo aboard  and took tho viioant pluco beside him, at  the same timo depositing on tlio iloor a  hand bag one ond of "which was marked:  In preparation for tlie reception of  convalescent; officers of thc army and  navy, the requisite changes at Osborne are being rapidly effected. The  mansion and park, it will be naytein-  bered, were given for this purpose by  King Edward.  YOU CAN'T BE  ATTRAGTiVE  An Offcnsivo Breath and Disgusting  Discharges, Duel to Catarrh, Blight  Millions of Lives Yearly. Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder Relieves In  30 Mlnutos.  Eminent throat and nose specialists In  daUy_practice_highlj_ recommend Dr. Agnew's " Catarrhal TowdeTTaSTMVe, ireiraia���������  nent, painless, in all cases of Cold in  tho Head, Tonsilitis, Headache and Catarrh. It gives relief in tO minutes and  banishes the disease like magic. Sold by  all druggists. 28  An electrical, engineer of London  has lost his life at Tommey, County  Donegal. While he and his companions were standing on a pierio, huge  wavo swept in, and ho 'wa's.'carried  out to sep, nnd drowned.  by local applications as they 8-Jhnot reaoh th������  diseased portion of tho ear. Thoro Is only ono  way to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies, Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition ot the mucous lining ot tho  Eustachian Tube, When this tube in inflamed  you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hoar-  iiis", and wben Jt la entirely closed, Deafness la  tho result, and unless the Inflammation can b������  taken out and this tube rostorod to Its normal  condition, hearing will bo destroyed forever;  nine oases out of ten are oausod by Catarrh,  which Is nothing but an Inflamed condition of  the mucous surfaces,  We will give One Hundred Dollars for any  earn of Deafness (caused by oatarrh) that cannot be oured by Hall's Catarrh Curt, Sond for  circulars, freo,  V, 3, OHHNBT & CO,, Toledo, 0.  Bold by all druggists, luo, >  Hall's Family PIUi aro tho best.  Not. for many years havo such  donna nhoals of sprats Iwn moz wltli  in tho Wash, und the extraordinary  cnrgncH that huvo boon landod roomily have caused a slump In tho food  market, so that tho catches havo  boon sent away in trucks for manure  at i6h per ton.  There never was and never will be a  universal Panacea, in one remedy, for all*  ills to which flesh is heir��������� the very nature of many curatives belnir such that  were tho germs of othor and differently  seated disease rooted in the system of  the patient���������what would rolieve ono ill  In turn would aggravate the othor. We  have, however, in Quinine Wine, when  obtainable in sound, unadulterated state,  a. remedy for many and rrrievous ills, Bv  Its BTftduul and judicious use tho frailest  systems aro loci into convalescence and  strength b,v tho influence which Quinine  exerts on nature's own restoratives. It  relieves the drooping spirits of thoso  with whom a chronic Htato of morbid  despondency and lack of (nterost in lifo  Is a disouso, and bv tr������nqu|Jiy.ing the  nerves, disposes to sound and refreshing  sIpop-impartR vigor tp tho action of the  ���������teri,i ,!"ch' bf,,,ff ^imulatod, course  through the veins, Strengthening tho  healthy animal functions of the system,  thereby making activity a necessary result, strengthening Hho frnmo nnd clving  life to the digestive organs, which naturally domand incrossd substaneo���������result  improved appot to.   Northrop & Lymnn  ?L ^i?1*0"1"- Xm?������, aivon to the nubile  thoir Superior Quinine Wino at the iistml  rato, and, gaugod by thq opinions 0!  sclentistfl,    tho wine appronrlion neurosis  KSSB?? sou itany ,n th0 mariwt'  *.������  Your doctor will tell you that  thin, pale, weak, nervous children become strong and well  by taking Ayer's Sarsaparilla.  Small dosei, for a few diyi.  V  V  The change Is very prompt  and very marked, Ask your  doctor why It Is. He has our  foroiuii and will explaiu.  imrwaa'  Am\^t3nMlmYiai,Vla.Uai, H. -7  formJ������____  The Children  Carpenter's Mato William Troctor,  ,y>, of IT, M. gunboat. Cockivvte.o, nnil  a native of Dovon, hsxn boen killed by  falling down a stair at tlreonook,   ���������.        mi-������������������  "Jiick," tho O.W.U. doff stationed  at Honeilnff. collected ������,���������-(> Innfc yenr  for tlie Cl.W.n, Servants'* WIUowr'-uicI  OrpliiuiH Fund, which support-- 1,357  widows and 434 orphans.  London and Carlisle nro now coup-  lod up with underground loic'Kt'-iph  cables, and tho ayaiem Ih bulntf rap-  Idly pn.shed into Beothind, und not a  day too soon.  London Is shortly to  he   provided  with motor omnibuses.  Illuminated street namo** aro-pug-  ffosted for London,  Swornl men hnve boon firxod in  Monmouthshire for bolng hoi piously  drunk on rhubarb wino.  ****** t ������*������������������ ������t11  A. YOUNG,  NEW  Y. M.b". A.  y.oitK.,;  Por a Lincolnshire farm for whkh  the  rt*t*ner paid  ������*\,*oe (h'rty yoira  ago, ������4,000 ls now tho blghost ollor.  The familiar ulphi-l-otlcal ccrnbinHllon  mul tho Yankee's curiosity imlucod him  to address the newuomor.  "I reokonymi'vu seon n grent deal of  thaw-arid, stranger?" said he.  "My dear sir," was the reply, "thousands of hoiiics owe thoir salvation to he,  and the good work is still going 021."  "Do you have any trouble in interesting  young men?"  "Kot in tlio least, sir. They see new  lives and ooaiipafclons before them. It is  the rising of the snn of prosperity for all  those who tnko hour of it in tho right  spirit and huvo the ability to point out ita  benefits."  "They become missionaries���������is- tliat  the idea?"  "We simply call them agents, but 'missionaries' is a good word und well deseribag  them."  "And the victims that you find in our  byways���������do they give up all thoir bad  habits?   Do tliey never return?"  "Do they give up their bad lia,bits? My  good man, thoy give up everything and  they never return to trouble anybody  again.    Tho flrst dose kills them."  "Kills them!   What do you mean?"  "I mean that one application is all that  Is needed. Hlays them out dead every  timo." .  "Say, stranger, what are you talking  about? Ain't you an oftker of tho Young  Men's Christian association? Iseo'Y. M.  C. A.' on your, box there."  "Young Men's Christian' association be  hanged, sir! No, sir. That 'Y. M. C. A.'  on my hand bug stands for Young's Miraculous Cooki'oiieh Annihilator! Let ine,  gel! you a box!"���������New York Journal.  Columbus and the Gulf Stream.  It is curious to note in the history  of the gulf stream how great its influence has been on the fortunes of the  new world.   Before the discovery of  ,Am_edca_s.t!'dnge_���������vvooda_.,and fruits,  were frequently found on the shores of  Europe and off lying islands. Some of  these were seen and examined by Columbus, and to his thoughtful mind  they were confirming evidence of tho  fact that strange lands wore not far  to the westward. Theso woods were  carried by the gulf stream and by the  prevailing grinds from the American  continent, so that in part the gulf  stream is responsible for the discorerj  of the new world.  Tho Veil In Persia.  J. D. Been, a lecturer on Persia, says  that tbo rolls worn by Persian ladles  are moro of a privilege thau a punishment. Screened behind it woman may  walls wheiwer she pleases, and .even  her own husband dare not question hor  movements, Doubtless many Persian  ladies make the most of their opportunities. Tho Persians, as a rule, do not  think it right to take wine, but as nearly all thoir poetry Is in praise of the  flowing bowl It will be inferred that  they frequently do violence to their  conscience, Occasionally, however, they  are seized wltb remorse, whereupon  thoy destroy the wln������ of their Armenian neighbors;   Leaven anil Color*,  Bright colors assumed by maples,  sumacs and ampelopsls during tbe autumn months ore tho result of tbe oxidizing of tlio color compounds, or color  genorntor", of the loaf colls, Long protracted cool weather ls most favorable  to the production of autumn tint*, and  slight frosti that are not severe enough  to kill tbe cells buston the display of  beauty b** producing an enzyme tbat  brines fortb the bright purples, orungos  and redo, Leaves containing much  tannic add novor glvo bright autumn  tints, whllo those containing sugar give  tho very prettiest.   Cold Air.  The air contractu whllo cold, so thnt  Jn one breath of 20 below atmosphere  ono gets imicb more oxygon tluiu one  can Imbibe with the Mine nmouut of  lung effort whon t.bo thermometer  lilioivs 00 In the ftliudo,  A Cjpvtii C'ntttora,  At the birth of u child in Cyprus a  voimel of win* In buried, to bo served  up afttfnvDid ut Its murrJcgo.,  Llvorpoof magistrates suspect that  telephones aro being used by bo'ting  men, and thoso aro to be suppressed  In drinking shops,   What noxt ?  Tho T^ord Mayor of Mnnehwter snys  that when ho was a Ind ho earned  only is 6d a week, ts jd of which he  took homo to his mother.  if*  A Uttlo Sunlight Soap wO! eletn  eut glass tnd other articles until  they shine tnd iptrkle. Sunlight  Soap will wash other things than  ���������lotbes.'  ������  Are   Vou   Bulldlngr T      If ao,   uoo  EDDY'S IMPERVIOUS SHEATHING  Tho Bos-fc  Building Paper IWIsad-o.  It Is very much stronger and thicker than any other (tarred or balla-  Inff) paper. It is Impervious to wind, keepe out cold, keeps In he������t, carries no smell or odor. Absorbs no moisture. Imparts no taste or flavor te  anything with which it comes in contact. It is largely used not only far  sheeting houses, but for lining; cold storajjo buildings, refrigerators, dairies, creameries, and all places where xja. object is to keep an evea and  uniform temperature, and at the same time avoiding* dampness.  Write our Agents, TEES A PERSSE, Wlnnlpog, for samplM.  The E. B. EDDY CO., Limited, HULL.  ,*������  yr,7t     ts   ���������������������<������>  yal  Household,"  ���������  A Perfect Flour   FOR ���������  BREAD and  PASTRY  Sdld in Original Packages Only  By All Dealers.  ^HUlUmMJbW  Do  ���������KBixmanBunui  m���������  SOME CKE TU HAMU YOUR SlitPHENTS  V  *f0 C9N8IRN YOUR CHAIN TO A nEMA8LE FIRM  e* nm?i ���������unvicz a.nb uakcful aitchtion        ���������  If so, the undersigned wonts your busiiii*^.*i onO will endeavor to ������*lve satisfaction*  Cash^^ advanced on consignments.     Keference:   Union Bank of Canada,  The oldest established Grain Commission  Merchant'in 'Wimiipoff.  Groin  Exchange,  Winnipeg.  m*w*%-m*w<*9tw*<9mr.ta,  J  BOBBY'S AFFLICTION.  A Discrepancy In Aeea Caused Him  Uneasiness.  Many of the boys la the vicinity of  little Bobby's home were from, three  to six years older than he and, after  the manner of small boys, objected to  having one so much younger take an  active part in their games. When  six-year-old Bobby protested against  this his nurse and mother explained  and excused this grievous condition of  affairs by explaining tbat they -were  ���������'too old" for him. Bobby received this  explanation in silence and, while not  satisfied, remembered Jt  A few days later Bobby, wbo had  been up to somo small mischief, was  reproved by his nurse. After explaining that what he had done waa  naughty ln order to make ber reproof  moro impressive she told him tbat God  would not approve of it. On bearing  this Bobby thought hard for a moment.  "Is God older than I am?" he finally  Inquired.  "Oh, yos, dear! A great deal older/  replied his nurse.  "How old ls God?" was the next  query.  "Very, very old. Older thon the bud  or tbe earth or anything you can see,"  "Is he a million years old?"  "Yes, moro tbon that."  Bobby gave a little sigh.  "Oh, dear! I guess he's too old for  me, then. That's probably tbe reason  why we cau't agree, It's too bad.  First it was tbe boys tbat were too  old for me, and now it's God. Iff  dreadful hard being only its yean  ���������Id. Nothing seems to aWAh tbat  c*gt."-NfW Yorlc Times.  Biearsltalsts For IWvfm-at,  Some years ago a British warship  visited St Kllda ln exceptionally calm  wenther. As tbt natives of tbe place  had novor seon n steamer, the captain  good naturedly offered to tako them for  nn hour's cruise, wblcb was readily accepted by a great many. On tbelr return the captain, seeing them all standing In rows on tbo quartor deck, asked  tbe cause. He was at once Informed  that tbey wero waiting to bo paid.  BlfftlSiiPAND  . >',-*���������...������������������,--   J.-y  l-j.-f.-Oi~-.yi-/ity''-'-">-- ���������   *,  ���������      ���������*    ��������� . '  THE   GREAT ENGLISH  REMEDY.  TESTIMONIAL from the Late SIR SAMUEL  BAKER, the famous Nile Explorer:���������  ".Nowton Abbot, Devon. Dear Sirs���������I have  delayed my thanks as I wished to test tha  effect of Blair's Pills by a sufficient interval  of time.  "For ten years I had suffered acutely from  Gout and life hud lost its attraction owinr to  the, uncertainty of health and the sudden  visitations of the enemy which prostrated me'  for months, or weeks, according- to the virulence  of the attacks  "Blair's Pills have rendered me immense  service, as Ino longer fear an attack of Gout.  "For the last twenty moathi I have been  comparatively free, as one or two attempted  visitations have been immediately stamped  out by tho assistanco of Blair's Pills,  "Truly yours, (Signed) Saul. W. Baker."  tni!T, SOXS A Co., Torgate uii MonirMl.  J. W, MIYSDALE, lUw*-*, lu.  The *eevet IBIovenenf.  He���������We bod best elope about 8 ln  tbo morning, I will bring my motor to  tbe next cornor, and���������  8bo-01i, couldn't you mako It a llttlo  r������nr11f������r, rtonr? Pn nnrt mn ������lo so wnnt to  too us off, and I don't llko to keep them  up so late,  Itopndlatrtl the Sprllln*.  Once whllo lu Pittsburg Andrew Car-  noglo had n tnh^nim sent ami stood  HlllllfW  UMIiJ   U   V'tteliod   thli upiTUUir,  lie l!*U>np,l iifU'titivf-ly to tho clicking  of the hoy, Ui-wi Hai!:*- h-itcly wrote *  now telegram, ns folic vs; "Tho other  u-Msage uilae; spell!--2 the ojH'rutor's."  \ LONG HIP J  a popular tomnotum  * 253  ������������������HBODnnHBECl  NO BRASS EYELETS  MANUFACTURED ONLY BY  Brush & go  TOHOICTO, - ONT.  Dizzy?  Appetite poor?*/ Bowels  constipated? Tongue cottcd?  Head aehe? It's your liverl  Ayer's Pills are liver pills, all  vegetable. ^aftS,,   innate  Wont your moustache or beard  a b-sautlful brawn or rich black? Um  BUCKINGHAM'S DYE  flBUlh ��������������������������� -ssltf'-WftlBffTMft  CJoorgo Thomas Bodmon, a clerk In  tho omploy of Donald Currio & Co.,  it'i-m rm**if,r������r|/>(1 nt the HTunql^n Tlrii!������������  upon n, ehnrcco of Btenllnn; n.rlow tr.  tho voluo ol ������i.ooo, the property of  the firm,  Ocnera! nnd Lady Audrey Jlullcr  havo wild iholr J^aiulon house, and  henceforth bir J-todvers will jiw>a tho  llfo of a country squlro at Ct-edltnn,  Dovonshiro,  Pity for tho poor parson ! Pur inn  tho past ton years ovor one hundred  Chnrrh nf Kwylnnd clergymen hnve  boon ndnilttcd to tho Kngli������h wurk*  fioiiBr* or pnupor lunntir imylutTim.  W   N   U   Mo '473 ������������������"������������������'���������"���������* l\i*' f  VJu'ltt   '..  ,.;pv tU'^oay. ,i  ���������.$2 oo a year,  WI. 36. Hnt>evson. fEsQt:.  ���������-"'���������^���������'^^������������������'���������^���������^������������������^^���������''ijjiipiji^^ i������ ������������������ ������������������IpTiiTpS  tST Advertiser* who want their ad  5h.iu������ea, should get copy ln by  9 a.TO,, day before issue*.  Tin- Ediloi will nut bu responsible for thi  o -/Low*, aentimeuts, or auy errora-of -uombosi-  tioo qi letter oorreapoodents,  M^-^mmmtmuMmmmmnmmmm*mmmamu.w*mtommmm^mmmmmmmB  Job Work Strictly C. 0. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  In  the current   number of the  Comhill Mhg-ftzine,  Lieut.  G    E.,  Armstrong, It. -N., gives an interest- j  inn dercriptioh. of  the  Whitehead  torpedo, that deadly weapon which  the-: Japanese have  already  put  to  fuch  destructive use   ngoinst  the  Eusskn ships at Port Arthur.    Mr  Whitehead's invention may he de-  bcrihed without.fear of exaggera ion,  gays the wiiier, as the most truly  ingenious and complicated piece cf  mechanism which the mind of man  lias hitherto produced.   The Whitehead torpedo is 40  years old,  but  ts form to-day is as different from  what it was in the first year of its  ejUBtfcp.ee as the latest type of express locomotive   is from   Gtorge  Stephenson's <i]d "Rocket".     The  original  design  has been entirely  abandoned,   and   after  a   lengthy  period of expjei'in'i-j-u". und aeoi������i con-  siruciicn'j he. 'AeapOii has lit en pn>-  ," Uu'ved which will knever make the j  name of Mr Whi ehrad famous in  navaTlaTiJJnsT~~B1liTC^  proveme.t upt:ii uii-.roveuient  has  been devised, until the  Whitehead  torped.) ranks as a potent  weipoti  of precision,   the   capabilities   of  which eclipse entirely those of  the  g\j'n and ram.     It io described a- a  ci#ir shaped object  made of  s'l^.i  16 ft. 1\ ins. long and 17.7*2 inches  in di'������u>eter at it*thickest part.   It  is divided into five compartment**,  namely, the   explosive   head, air  chamber, balance chamber, engine  compartment and bouyancy chamber.    In the rear of all are tho  propellers and rudders.    Tho head  of the torpedo iu the latest patterns  js bluff, like thut of any find*, which  is remarkable, for   its speed  and  power of turning; and, so ns to render the reflection,from Nature complete, the eh.ipo tapers away to tho  tail.   After the torpedo U placed  inside the tube, which is closed by  a hinged door, it is blown out either  by compressed air suddenly injuct-  ed into the rear end or by an impulse charge of a few ounces of powder.   The moment it reaches tho  water its mechtuiisni is set in motion, driving it along in tho direction aimed at with a speed of about  25 knots, at tlie same time maintaining a uniform depth of about  10 feot,   Tho extraordinary Huccets  which attended tho attack of tho  Japanese dosiroyorsat Port Arthur  U������8, obi-ems Mr Armstrong, afford  ed the world an obj.ot let-son regarding the capabilities of tho torpedo when used from debtrovers or  torpedo boats against a fleet at anchor.  i--~ 'ii...|,->."....ji'������|.a!i|j.|.w|P8  G, R. Rnhsnn. of the H.B.Co,,  vibiU-tl Cumbovlnnd last wfiek.  Mrs J. 8. Hurvey and child wore  passengers to Victoria ou Friday  morning.  Mr Worlook of Victoria whs in  town on Wednesday last soliciting  orders for the Phoenix Urewiug Go.  The firm of Fletcher llros. aro eo  Weil known as dealers bf high yrade  piunoH that it would be well for  people to Ascorlaiu their termn from  their local agent. T. 15. Bate, before  purchasing elsewhere.  Messrs White and Hnyman aro  doiun but*inP8P at tbeir xn-w ui.und  no.* >n I'unc-vy'r. drug store. Al-.rge  Hiutk of fresh groceries will he kepi  Ot> band,  X"M%  ���������EST*  Cleaning out. tno flues of most furnaces  i3 bo difficult and complicated that only an  expert can do it, and experts' services usually coirie high.        '  Tho flues in the Sunshine Furnace can-be cleaned from two  different clean-out doors und from tbo feed-door, so that there  is no part of the fluos which is not easily reached,  A special brush for this purpose \r always supplied, and the  operation is eo simple that a boy can perform it.  The whole Sunshine Furnace construction is on the same  plan.of simplicity*. *. '  _   Sold by all enterprising dealers.    Write for booklet.  LONDON, TORONTO. MONTREAL. WINNIPEG, VANCOUVER. ST.J0HN.N.B1  C. H. TARABIA, Sole Agent.  A Bank Account  AND A  Full Pocketbook  Result from a course of training  by mail with the International  Correspondence Schools. We  qualify men and women for  better work and better pay, and  equip inexperienced people for  salaried positions.  That our students succeed is  proved by the hundreds of testimonials we have received from  all parts of the country.  Jn the following pages are  given the names, addresses,  and brief mention of the advancement of a few ambitious  people who have increased their  salaries by enrolling for courses  of special training in the  INTERNATIONAL  CORRESPONDENCE   SCHOOLS  W Wy-Blnf Ave, Scraateq. Pi.  FOR SALE:���������Gent's bicycles, apply at this office  A  worthy citizen  who returned  hv.m Nanaimo Tuesday,, slept in  town that night, the family being  absent on a visit.     Next niorr.ing  upon visiting his house to see that  all was safe, he found the best room  occupied-by a drunkerTTwatRltT^T"  who had somehow effected an entrance. ,   A few swift applications  of shoe leather soon cured the disorder ,  Hosiery, underwear, whitewear,  blouses, fancy lace collars, beltn.  All the fashionable novelties for  Spring and Summer now showing  at the) Big Store.  On Thursday   evening   last the  members of the True Blue lodge  met at their hall to tender a farewell social to Mrs T. Ripley  vvho  left this morning on   a  visit to  Nova Scotia.    A largo number attended aid after a social evning  followed by refreshments,   Mr A.  Armstrong presented  Mrs Ripley  wiih a handsome leather d leaning  | case as a token of appreeia ion  of  ber services as'a member of  the  lodge, she  having'been Treasurer  for four years.   Mr Ripley thanked  kind donors in a feeling and brief  reply, on behalf of his wifn who haa  beon an  invalid for  some  weeks,  It is to be hoped that a change of  climate will effect a complete curo  in Mrs Riploy's o uulltiou of health.  A burning chimney oauned a littlo commotion in Mrs Ed. Walker's  kitchen last Friday,   With tho xve  initiation of neighbors the ftro was  soon extinguished.  For trunks, vnliens and hngt������, you  will find right and   at  moderate  prices at Simon Laser's Big Store.  Mrs Wiilard was   an outgoing  paHBonger on Friday morning.  LOST, at rear of Fire Hall, $33,00  in bank notes.   Finder please return to Win. McClellan or this  oin co,  On Sunday a daughter was horn  to Mr and Mrs T. Carey, and Mr  i and Mrs W. Hudson wore made tho  I happy parents of a fine hoy on the  24 th.  FOR BALK, an Eastman No. 8  folding cartridge Kodak, complete  iu leather case, Price #12, upply  at Nkwh oilico.  A rutin named Fennell was arrested nt Comox last Wednesday  fur forcing the namo of W, Hobb  to an order on My, Austin of the  ''City", He was coiumitt-d lor  trial and wont to Nanaimo on Fri  day-  You can get Pit Boot?, Overall*.  Pit CapH, tfcc, :it lock bottom price*  at tho Corner Store.  LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Cumberland, B. C  Mr Editor,  Would vou please publish the  following le'.ter-in regards to the  rumor'that was going around last  night about a letter. 1 would like  to state that I have never written a  UNION BREWING Co.,  NANAIMO,    B.O.  The yearly return of 1 he Bock Beer season is of interest to tho  brewer a- well us the public, and 'he  N IO N  letterTo^iTTlOjIjon^  thnt it was not  my   hand  writing  and that it was a forged letter by  some one who must be trying to  knock me in this town so if tl ere  is any one who cares to take the  matter up and piove it, I stand  ready and willing to do s ,  hoping  that whoever is  trying this knocking will cotne forward and  set me  on the right side again.   As regards  to wrestling ,1 will wrestle any 125  pound man on the Pacific coast or  in B, 0.   Thanking you for your  space.���������I remain,   ours truly,  Tiios. Gay.  Champion ligh' ��������� weight of  Vancouver Lei und.  A CHALLENGE.  Bob Swim son has issued a challenge to the winner of'the malch  here, on behalf of J. Stewart at 125  pounds for $250 or up in Nanaimo.  rro~4T~  Will again show that special care has been taken in (he nianufacuro of the imp rior  article.    The Union lirawioj" 0>>.'s Book ha* beon breweed for a number ot moothi  and stored in .their famous cellars until it has readied tho proper agu, and v������ now  ON DRAUGHT AT ALL HOTELS.  A.  ���������S'JC!."1!!!1 \^:JL'l,,immSm*������tmmmmm  Royal Barjk of Eartada  ������������������"'���������*���������   ���������!';.������������������*-r~i : ' ' ' : ���������~_��������� ' : ** ��������� *���������  OftXJital (paid up)   .'.'   ' $8,OQO,0'00 >��������� .  Boserve Fund 8,000,000  Ui.divided Profits, ...192,605  T, E, KENNY, Prbsiukst, E, L. HKA8B, Gkjjkkai Manaokh,  FOR SALE  Our entire stock of bicycles nr.d  fittings, tinware and tinsmith tools.  Lalhe, drill, metal worker's t< oL>,  will ho sold at a bargain as we intend leaving. This is a rare opportunity for a mechanic to ac-  qniro a good business. Apply at  our promises, Third Struot,  H TAN AS A 6c SON.  BRANCH  AT   CUMBERLAND.  Savings Bank Department :������������������Di-positw of $1 nnd' ui- ������'ar;li, reouivwl j  Intero'Nt al-  alli w-nd at liurreut rutuh, aotnyuiiudt-d twice each year on 30-h Jun'u aud j31������t Deoember  Drafts ou all point)* bought and sold,    ������  D. von i'.BAMER, Managisu.  OFFICE HOUHS lotn^;   Saturday, io to I2j   Open lJriy Nit;hts, j "p.m to g p,m  IWDIWIWMlllllll���������m  mm  MOM  NichoSSes & Reoouf, Ld.  61 YATES 3TREET,   VICTORIA, B. C.  Juat received lar-jo ahipmont of  *i IK/OKT   AGE  THE    LITTLE  Repair  Shop  (OrrusiTU this Bio Stoeh)  Buii8ittir Ave., CuibBrlantl  Bioyoies, Guns mid Fishing. Hods  repiiir-jd,      LiUh������ aork wcitly ex  ecu ted.      Best  of  Material  and  Fittings used,  E.   EMDE.  CULTIVATORS..  8KTCD PRILLS,   WHKKI.H0K8, Kto.  VKUV hA'X'MV JMI'UOVKMKN'Wt.  Call ami hoii thoin or writo for oataln-juoo and priooH.  Tolophono 88, Bole Ageut-j for B,0. PO.Diawer, 888  -.wwttin-iHiw  Offering this week at the Cash  Furniture Store. ' Stair oarpoti,  linoleums, baby buggies and go-  carts, children's high chairs, youths  dininy; chairs, tahlos In endless  varioty, wire, jumbo and uiosb  mattresses, sideboards, bedatends.  Kockingchalrsf.om *2 up; M-  Pleads from U ; wire *pring*, 13 ;  iron bedstead with who *>\x^V,  matiress. complete, $8.--A. Nick*  k KIVSON.  NOTIOB.  Ihavaiold out my builnom, InoHidin*-  anderUkiog, pio1 uro framing, upholstering,  nnd ,'Mim������l lobhlnR in tho building tins, to  Mr .Tat, H. Oullini of Viotorif*., who iu tu-  turo will onrry on tho above Imninen,  All Aocouatu duo mo muit bo paid on*or  boforo April 20'-h.  Thauking tho public for thoir pant p������tro������  n*Rfl' T, KIttVAUDS.  vmmawmmwmm-- iio'1' -'''l- ��������� ���������' '   n.'iuniuKgw  WANTED  Special Representative in thit. county  ) and Adjoining tcrrttoncs  io   reprusent  and adverti"*** un old established bu������ine������������  house of solid finauci d standing.   Salary  $31 weekly,   with Expensis  advanced  each Monday by check direct from lieid-  qunrters.   Hnr������e and bii������gy  furnished  1 when   tiecfaaary,    positinn   permanent.  Addre������I������������w Bro������. & Co., Room 6lo  ^ Monoo Wdg., ChicaRO, IU.  FOE BALD.  160 Ac, Ciwn Grant Land  Ou VAUJEZ I3I.A1TD.'  .mm'Wt  100 acroB iu Grasf* Pasture, about  10 aorer* in Meadow,  Ilvuse,   B'lm,  Stnhln.   nnd  other  Outbound*.  50 rBUIT TREES In   BEAR1NQ  Well watertd by a creek ; 2 miles  from Wliujf, having ecmi-weo.Uly  eteamer   calls   from   Vancouver,  15 BEAD GOOD BTOOK, &o>,  nan     ii " ������������������- "���������- ��������� -        '" "             i r- t mi     i    n  A.   BARC3-A.I3ST  AppIiY ton Office.  *?  1  !

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