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 THIRTEENTH  YEAR.  CUMBERLAND. '������������������& C. WEDNESDAY  i'i V-i  ������������  jc-ivmutt au  the ^tg Store  re  will find the little things that  lighten labor of the household.  Also keen edge tools,/l.van.dy kixlien jiioiiflilt-, -and the  best, imi'lementi for, fiurtuers and <n*iech.-inicd rt prine ithat  you cannot bfHtariyvvliprn  Go to the Big Store Hardware Sectira.  'fo- Ail Summer N win in .Hardware and  Will find !������r������ fi' ri I  \iuir   vi*i;   ynu  CD  >  3  0  3  o  CD  r  3  2.  1)  w"  -J  ���������^  1 (D  ?L  0  *  -%  X  0)  o  A special mi-eting of the   counci  wis heid Mon-Jlnv.' -pr-seni   Mayo*-,'  Willad, Aids -Bate, 'MclV.nnld :und  Whyte.  V Amendu.en*. to Kate Hv-lnw read  3rd lime and ,pass������d as re considered.  ,Ald Wtiyte dialled a item-ion- to  fact H.hat-a defective, plaiik ���������\W.*i8 a  sou.ee.������f d.inger 'o pedi-trittii- nea-r  Lhefib.:roh on Kirs'i t������ reel 'Refer-  rt-J i.o feoa.ni if 'Workh..  Action *iji election ������'������*������������������-deferi-ed  until in xt iiieeiiug. V  ' -Council. Miisj .i>ri������ed  The Magnet Cash Store  ��������� ������������������   &  Close Inspection  2   ������  ���������Gt   0)  -5  CD  'We are Agents for tHe Gumey Tilden  & Co., makers oi th������ caiebfated  "    Soiivenir CooH Stove  The mostpractical and b������*j*t constfucifc"  ed r-arige.-s -on the rnarktsi.  Siock iilwny'j kept on ha.nl     Your iiwpeciion soUrited'.''  .���������  *  ���������  Gun Club Score  The fixllDwiny is the score of the  shoo or. nil Hay -1,4th (The first  column oi figures js kn'ovn ���������aiigl'&-<  wih 20 birds, md the second un**  kii'iwii witii 5 birds,)  T E Baiel  hi Eoide,  H\ Parks, a.  It Uameri-'n,  P Jnyi.f- , a.  ,\1 Morgan., a,  F Unm ay,  0,11   Fechner, a,  1VE ____������^   K.   Cameron,  K. Eu.dr,  17 j^  it;  2  "3  12  3  16  tin  2  ���������>  liu  9  6  3  12  4  .9  4  0  T  3  LEISER & Co. Ltd.  Hardware and Stoves  Cumberland ��������� ���������'-B,C-  -of-our Wall Piper- reveals * *<k  ���������great '(-Mpi-riuiiiy. Our New Piy-wrs  are simply the perfe ri<������n at *x<t?J--  leno.e���������also that our  MB Fishing Tackle  in 'he ��������� out.  T. E. B&TK  with -borauic acid  and   salioycla'.rt  i ;acid.<oolpring canned meats uiiU  aniline dyes, the  embalming   unH  | adult-ani'liing of sausages. AUlhern  -thi-.g- .aeaii the dealing out to lino  xLrvthi aiini thousands of men, women ami children of a sudden a d <  agonizing death All il as*k of A-'-  inour i.i ' a; chance   to  prove my  -_cha r.s,v.t ���������lf,LhK_lails_Hhe���������chu :r���������i-  inu t ha true.  ! Naii.iiniir'; loth���������Mr Hutchin a  of Victoria with an OldBm->- '***>  made ihe record rtio bet-wnen )$%!>.> i  - m������> in d Albe.ni vesterduy.,*}������^'.-..^  the h\1 miles in 4J hours,  Vic oria. 12 h���������The station-it***  dominittee of lie li. C. .Metb>n.x  Couler-eiice h ��������������� fiiimiilled the ,i 1������-  lowing d,rat'i.': ' '  Nek������uu, WJUHill  Nanaimo A. M. Sanford  ���������-i  ������:*4  *M  4^%  ,VS  ff.^^flWBP  Local and   Personal  ..MrC.H B. P������>tte returned Tue������-  .day from a vi**il io Nunuimo,  The childrenVdrill at iho solu^l  isBoiui'ihing that K.houid be hnili'd  witht^iiuhi.. In a������ i������b' t time, in/  fiteud of hci.t, ciireh-iHly held fram-<fl  the young will, under the infUieiioo  .ofthill hold iheiMelvea well u*j.i,  and walk withoany graceful cur^  riage. Major Q inlan and ,Lie������t.  :Nnpior are enihusiabtio in theiir  wurkuH drill mitr-tors.  Mri-'T Morgnti arrived In&t wei-k^  to ppond a fow days with Mr and  Mrn M. Mo.-pan., hor eon' and  daughter In law,  Mih Hardy, who haa been **-pcnd-*  ing. iho last, two wotk^viih her ahv-  tor, Mrn T. Taylor, left for Naniu*  mo Friday.  Mrs \Vilkinnon Ih viniiing her  f������on, Mr.W, Vv nkitiHoii, tuiu \a ������.  gtiOHi at Mr������ iv. UickiuH.  Mr O. Snow, lately arrived from  England, is viailing hia aunt, Mrs  rp    VIO.lr,  Mm J. A. Maleer is Htaying witii  her toother, Mm T. IX, Pikci.  Mr S. II. Higgs returned from a  business vbit in Vancouver, Tbura-  day  A rough haired tox terrier puppy  lielonging to Mr C.  Matthews of t  this town carried off tbe honours in  her clafs at tho Vancouver  do?  show.   Sho took 1st piize in novice { pMt.������ic mooinxg   Voung  and  J.������6- the thing ior -bao i-.l ������r .1  'Jl'he ''Spinstotf Oonventi'n" uu tl e  52i.d. An u.ppor.unity lo be warn.-  lyembracd.  In oointfotion with ihe big .cell--  hr.'tion nt Nai'iajino on Victonu  Duy, Thuri-iluy May 24.ii, a hpcci.il  .oxcuri-ion huiibouoiuiiiiiged mi irojn  Uomojc and Uuiun Wharf by ,th������  popular cxourpion SteinierCi y ur'  Nanaimo, und. whiou affords uu e.v  cedent opportunity for our ciii/eu-  lo participate m ihe Nanaimo .Uah"  braiion. Tho Oiiy of Nanaimo w. ;  Joiive CoiiiMX  at 7 p-tn  and   from  Union Wharf al 8 p-m on Wedn   duy May 2,'jid, and rotund ng vi' *  huive Nunuimo at 10.p-m onThui -  day May 2*lih, ihu.- giving the *���������',  ouivioniciH tho entire duy in >' *  Ultimo, Il ie anticipated theue.-  hnuioti this year will eclipse all joiner el'foi'l* and it luryo  number oi  ,.!,,.,,������.,   n i< . ni'Mnnl'rl 'l't>l'    Si������   ��������� t'  of  )     "i)" "' t    ..... ���������  I ISuf,!*������ud i.uic <;li,<*ki'ciJ lht'.S!U'.'iJ..  er Joan for viu nxcurniou fiom Vim  couver to Nai.uiiuo which will i.i-  tract a l.i'ge crowd, and other x>s������  UUit-luiii- uic oeiii^ u.1 >uinv.v* .������.i.  A iriMi-ting luih bi-i-n ual-ed hy hi  (irant M 1\ I'. fur Saturday noxt  19 h inn;, in   Cuurteiiay  JIuli, I r  tin? purpose of uieoiing a road lot."  man.  Tlie 24 of M*y ������ports comrait.t *  are working zeulously  to   have  *  FOREST & STREAM  "MENO" ASSiyES -  The Muheuo, the fir-t turl������inf������  steamer lo nu. -in Picifir wati-rs,  rrivel at.Union Wharf Thursday  "a fen, oon for .bunker Coal' Ak;  lold in the Victoria ��������� pa pern,, tliH  line-.v-'ssel a nvi<d������it that ^)ort on  ihe 7ili, m iki. ������ i.hf i'r p from  Sydney, Aiiciralhi. in less" ihai'i. 20  da"\f, cl,'iM������in������ nearly ihree d ������ys off    N inaiuuo,ilia'ihiirton,.J.A Seym-"*  liersc   '(il ve   fi-ne,' T-'e ,M-Uih>o   .LaiiyH.mtJi, W.t) Si-hilictar  haSttco ui'KJaiionn for 4UI/ ,piifs������n-    Cumberland, J P. Hicks  ���������gers and' over   S000   tuns   freight    Cuinherlund  Jup Mi-sion, Ti'kstUii  oipa it .   On the "Un between Vic* i     Oyamu  iia :inn Viu couver sIih i-'Haid    o  This >;uiml rd sportsman's paper  some I'iijie liyj' ihinged its shape to  a tu-mi mou",/inti isiyle, mrch   mo.re  ���������oonve ii'i.t in hold, while reading.'!  New iyp" of uif-aotive style is iif-ed,;  on hf dlinoi'i'lid many moro lllus-;1  ���������tt-v dev 1 *ped u spi-eJ of over 18  knot-' Mr S H Hig h. ar.d Mrs  J. A. Muioer were pa-s ng-irs by  llie ship' from Vancouver, and  ���������speak in I'emis.of unptinted ������dmi-������  mion of hor bpiufiful int-rrior decor-  fitioi s and reuernl tve o nodotionp.  A train exiiuision had been .cxr jjent  DKSTIUJCTIViK BUSH IFllKK  Vuncouvi r 14ih���������  ���������$J0,UU0 MToiih of cedar si.i'���������������������������>���������  bol'.H have been burned iu (he g ������������������ >c  hxtfh ti e in Lynn Valley.acr*  irdft. I' calculable Ions hac  BuH'ered l������uminp of R'anding ti  of at least a thoUHitnd acres.  to ma,ke the (rip.   The M-tlieiici rle  puned for Vau-jntiver at 9 pm  Fri  trationP than J' .-mely embellish thol,i,iy m"21lJ������   d io alio-, Oumb nam! \i,u<>iv to i invenigation of   iho   burned  vuw the vessel on Kriday evning, ���������-    -   ���������  ��������� tut the wet weatitier iiiUi-fiweiJ,, n^ndi  io tlio regret of many who .tkrin^  ���������page-.   Tocliiiieally tlu,e picturen;!     Wa^ngton DC, Wth-ln   ono  arev.ork-.if -r..    Iho subjects are] of .j,o l������tiore*>t hih.cIch  that   have  thoM- dear m iie'H>ort������man and llvo ! liven made upon   Pret*ident Rnouii-  Jnver of nititi'i', and 'hoatticleH aroj' volt during ihe tteba e ou Itaiiioud  of -he dein'o of   ex.tfllence  which:! If'*<������ Mill, frti-mitnr  H.iil.v cluirned  I..,. rai,.,l -he p ,,,i, sn high in the' lh0 *1���������������'^ h,'(   ������������rrend..r.d his  ,  '  ' ls1 piHJUon  ad. oca tii n.   H/i    effeotivi^  ������-im   inn ol npoi'i  uen   through* mCiiHure and hadahaiidounl his de  on   AiiiiMie      ..rtelarly.and   the tl)il���������drt for tariff rt-vi-i-M,.   Th- feet-  wo Id I . uo en      I he pr ce. 93.noj; ������������������ S(,na,or,.harmed that It oslvpIin  a y ���������,��������������� for ;, w-tdt.'  r ��������� ni'-rit, ^h -u 1 <"  extensive li t of mw subscriber*.  *  i  r  v  ������  con fired the   woisi-  news  brtnr iV;i  Sru,o? tihe valley yesierdny.'    h  ���������������  e*t/tij>Bi������^a'iliiuf ilieiotHl los8������m������r l  by the fire is $2o.0(Jl).  Mo. r-il, 14 ~ThfCr.������. sler  -���������  er impress oi Bniain arrived r ���������  unh������y from Liverpool in iho ru i  bieaking time oi 5d ,23hrs. 1" i .  Kimloops, 151h -Toe robber* ������������������  held up'the CI'.K tr.iin ha\e be.!n ������;. i  tui'd and aie now in jail. They ������ :  hu r.iui.dcil b iho |-o', ce near Camj. 11  meadows ^  mtsmt5m%���������_Mm_[__J_^J4Mml^_Xmm^ ���������    .**!_.  ''Mi  -������ -J  '. *'. '1%  ' 'K'M  t ttfx  ,-V<.������  t   pe  I I'l  '". -h  i       f, VV.  ...   -   ' V  '       * *'u  ��������� -tl**  :$  i ������'.'  l i  '"(  ,- ..  "4*  .1.  yiiblic-uion <if|; ttrrauiiiieiil i ������ tru ts iia . been .i.tide  .lam f������_rftft inosti ���������.,���������,,���������.,,,, eleoiinn and Unit hi-fme  thit he had been as t-i.eu as the  grave on the sub] vt of 'eguatjrig  the railroad. ''Let iih Iiuvhi mnoie  talkiuuin HHtittHnn������l i.i|i<ing in the  11,  Chinaman Killed  ��������� ji  -ii  . I   l*UU     '��������� J    "  ,*  ;!..lU'\J.uy,  ... ��������� 11   i  i fit  ii   U    .lU.l ..I   ��������� I.    !������.' I    <OU      I.J    u,      ������U,i  T,.  ol ItlCli in  Nu 1  ������___^4tw...  Purntic������ Blown In  The foindty <t fiio new  Colliery;  :, duy -i...  thai"  colli m  \  ,d  Cliieugo, iii.   14th��������� Upion Siii  olair md v defierl J 0 Ainioir and  ' .- 'o   ,        -������������������   ;   i    ul; iii,. i   t   >t        ..I.,,..       t,<   .,,.,>, i   i,  siartliiig on ra������i������ ni de !.y   11itti oil  WEDDING  PRESENTS  x  z  ���������._.. ��������� ��������� ...   .        chi' ety required by the   Company  pleasant ueinonHratbjns   and  ������u  1 fight al the work*-there insiead   of;  entertaining d ������v the result   of UV. ,' h������v,l,K lo WH,t i"������������fi������������eiy ������* uod^r i  work- at Union i, , ,*������ at'M upj .^ wle*(lf diHl.nW, ���������m^ ���������e ft,.  (.n8..Mi.M..y...nd a trm casting l,lHa.yMj0 WM bn;)0ti t��������� MI|l|ireM  oiml ,o ,fe . ��������� ,e time Mrj f.teItif ..,,��������� mn niak,.rtn>, ��������� iJuke  Bowie, ���������ile ni,,������er ,,������,.chnnic of the ,,,��������� ,ul thu meaning ���������f .In, u.ingthm  works ,.l,tj���������y   pl^d   W,th  ,U M the -onaein���������-,!   U(���������,t  re������ult������ob.iuned.   Ii wil.   be now j ,M,llH,rv     !t roHBIW ,1)Uri|���������..., HMlM ;  po,Hbh. to ca.t any parts^ of  ma-..} jrHil,-Uirt     .-.���������,}���������  N)lu,,/���������rhu- ;  r*.mn fooil of enr-cufe*- of cattle nud ;  r vino cond<������mo<vil witb t������l������e*ifob*������j', *  and 3rd io puppy class,  alike will enjoy Uio's^j/w.  oid i -/oimer condi'ion** vvhen -overylhing  j lav} to b������ eunt away.  aciiuomycositf   and gaoiii*eu>4 'he  e overlingn/mieh in o  iOhag������*nud  l iuru, tno preserving oi pjhui^i watm*  X  I  %  A Suggestion for Evtiy  O.'anou in my Window o  Sbow Casks ������������������-������������������*-  Ah.d Citl Store them ar  no rlval^ You may t*t-  cure ioodyit, yet pleasinj.  Gii-s.ior^s littlo af $100,  with everjr wanted \xr\n  between, up io $100.00  Stoddart  , *  .'*  :l:  . e  y.  t.  ���������4.     Watrhinakrr * -frwtiltr THE NEWS, CUMBERLAMD, BRITISH COLUMBIA1,  V.  OF   PRIZES  In the Great Diary Contest in which  $200 in Gold was Awarded for the  Best  Record of  Events   kept during  i9o5 in  Dr.   Chase's   Almanac  A Similar Contest for  1906 is Now Going on  Thousands of persons who are keeping a record of  ���������events in Dr. Chase's Almanac will read with interest the  list of prize-winners in the 1905 competition. Though this  contest was not announced until late in the year many people from all parts of this broad Dominion sent in their almanacs and the greatest enthusiasm has been manifested.  If there was ever any doubt as to the popularity of the  diary feature of Dr. Chase's Almanac it can certainly no  longer exist, and judging by the nature of the entries in  these books they ntust prove of great value to persons keeping such records.  This is a copy of the report sent in by the committee of  newspaper men who acted as judges :���������  Toronto, Feb. 10, 1906.  /Messrs. Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto:  Dear Sirs,���������We. the undersigned, hare carefully examined the Dr.  ���������Chase's Calendar Almanacs submitted for the Diary Contest for 1905, and  '-take pleasure in announcing that we have awarded the prizes as follows:���������  First, $100 in gold, Mr.  Henry Burton, Brooklin, Ont.  Second, $50 in gold, Mrs. James Beairsto, Miscouche, P.E.I.  Third, $25 in gold, Mrs Robert Reddick, Winchester, Ont.  iFourfch, $5 in gold, Mrs. Alf Stevens, Burgessville, Ont. N  Fifth, $5 in gold, Mrs. Richard Whyte, Lyons, Ont.  Sixth, $5 in gold, Mr. Wilford Van Wart, Hampstead, N.B.  Seventh, $5 in gold, Mr. Robert Robertson, North Georgetown, Que.  Eighth, $5 in gold, Mr. James E. McLatchy, Windsor, N.S.  Ninth, $5 in gold, Mrs. Sarah Jane Burroughs, Shellmouth, Man.   .  While the work of selecting the prize-winners has been rather difficult,  we have favored those who kept the most complete and most useful record of  everyday events.' '  -       (Signed.) J. F. MACKAY, Bus. Mgr. The Globe."  CHAS.   C.   NORMS, Mail and Empire.  H. E. SMALLl'lECE, Adv. Mgr. The World.  The 1906 edition of Dr. Chase's Almanac has been placed in every home  in Canada, so far as_ possible, but owing to incomplete lists in the West  there are many families we havo been unable to roach.  The Almanac will bo sent free, postpaid, to all who send their name and  address to Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto, and mention this paper. It  contains full particulars about the diary contest for 1906.  TRIBE OF PAGANS  The   Munshis   a   Peculiar   People   of  Whom  Little  is  Known���������A  Splendid  Race.  London.���������In an interview with the  representative ol' the Daily Graphic, a  gentleman who'has recently' returned  from 'Northern Nigeria has furnished  some intej'esling particulars, in addition to those already published, regarding Live pagan tribe, known as the  Munshis, against whom a 'British, punitive expedition is now proceeding.  Very little, he says, is known about  these people who have no political relations whatever with the outside  ������������������world,, pnly traders,;generally speaking, havo travelled their country, and  these, as a rule, are never anxious to  talk ;about it, seeing that they have  gone there .Without permission. Tiro.  Munshis originally came up from the  south��������� from tho Cross river, hut they  thoir present country,, as it is only  are a comparatively now arrival in  within the las#t ceutury that they have  'been 'established in the vicinity of the  ���������Benue livor. The country covers a  ���������space of Homo 0,000 or 7,000 square  ariiles and extends down to Southern  Nigeria, hut in regard to its population littlo of authentic character is  known, although travoltors have spoken freoly *6f hundroils of thousands.  Physically spnaking, tlio Mwnshis  ������iro a fjplondid race, line hunters, and  above*'ri.ll,;good agriculturalists. Thoy  livo ia 11, grout cotton-groWing country  and turn out excellent cloth, which is  tho staple .currency. They aro also  very keen oii iron, and have boon actually know'n to dig up tolograph poles  and men., (hont dowu  for their own  purposes.   There/, are  numerous  good  roads  throughout the country,  which  s a unique feature.      Tlie big game  hunting, includes   elephants,  and  the  principal    weapon* of defence is the  poisoned arrow,   Tliere are, of course  undreds of different kinds of poison,  lit the one employed more generally  y the Munshis is a particularly dead-  y one, even stronger, perhaps, than  liar, made from the leaf of the Strophantus.      Generally  speaking,  the  .Iunshis are an irreconciliable people  -in fact, tliey have as much as said  hat they do not want outside inter-  erence, but the trader or big game  unter  can pass  through their  terrl-  pries unmolested, although they take  good care to exact a toll on his goods.  RHEUMATISM   AND  PARALYSIS.  Their Complete Home Curt.  Post Free to Readers of This Paper  for Limited Period Only.  A handsome illustrated treatise,  giving full description of Rheumatism  and Paralysis, with instructions for  a complete home cure, describing the  most successful treatment in the  world, recommended by the Ministry  and endorsed by medical men. This  highly instructive book was written  by W. H. Veno, a gentleman who hw*  made a special study of these dino.ss  es. The preface lu by a graduati af  the University of Wurtiburj. Send  postal to-day and you will recoive tht  hook free by return.���������Address, Tht  Vono Drug Company, 24 King Street,  West Toronto.  The Turkish Soul.  The primitive religion of the Turks  in Central Asia included the worship  of water, air, earth, as also the sacrifice of oxen under the shade of huge  /trees. Even to this day one witnesses  i'> Asia Minor and in the vicinity of  Constantinople giganf plane trees  held in reverence by successive gener-  tionk. After their exit from their land  of origin the Turks successively became Buddhists, Nestorians, " Christians, Mohammedans, with perfect in-  diii'erence according to tlie nature of  thoir conquests and the necessities of  their politics. This entire absence ol  concern in matters moral was counterbalanced by their esprit de corps, discipline, and passive'obedience to thoir  chief. A military people, they possessed the qualities and defects of a soldier on tho march; thoy wero bloodthirsty and brutal, but also candid  and generous, obstinate, but firm on  tlio point of honor; now wrathful and  then mirthful, on the spur of the mom-  but, now full of activity, succumbing  without transition to a state of utter  indolence.���������From Armenia.  A Pill for Benerous Eaters,���������There  are many persons of healthy appetite  and poor digestion who, after a hearty  meal, are subject to much suffering.  The food of whioh they have partaken  lies' like lead in their stomachs. Headache, depression, a smothering feeling  follow. One so afflicted is unfit for  business or work of any kind, ln this  condition Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  will bring relief. Tliey will assist the  ssimilation of' the aliment, and  used according to direction will restore healthy digestion.  Albert Sonischen, an American traveller and correspondent, has disappeared in Macedonia.  The situation in - Yemen, Turkish  Arabia, where a revolt has started, is  quite serious.  Beware of Ointments for Catarrh  That  Contain Mercury,  as mercury will surely destroy the senae  ot smell and completely derange the  whole system when* entering it through  the mucous surfaces. Such articles  should never be usod except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as  the damage they will do is tenfold to the  iT'jod you can possibly derive from them.  ^Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by  F. J. Chtney & Co.. Toledo, O., contains  no mercury, and is tnken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous  purfaces of the system. In buying Hall's  Catarrh Cure be sure you get the genuine. It is taken internally and made in  Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co.  Ti-f-timonials free.  Sold by Druggists.    Price 75c. ner bottle. *    ' .���������  ���������JEalce TinUla���������Eamily���������3^i 1 ls-foc���������eonstlpa-s-  tion.  Japan is now able to construct battleships of any si/.o in lier own dockyards.  Rheumatism will Succumb to South  American Rheumatic Cure because ft  goes right to the seat of the trouble and  removes the cause. Many so-called cures  but deaden pain temporarily only, to  have It return again with doubled violence. Not so with this great remedy.  It eradicates from the system the last  vestige of the disease and its cures are  permanent.���������74  In many parts of England last January proved one of the wottost Jan-  uaries on record.  Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Distemper.  About one per cent of the population of Japan is Christian.  Disorderly members will in future  bo suspended from tho Austrian parliament for a weak.  %>  Orel Snratoif has boen arrested in  Russia boeauso ho snid tho land bo-  long.'d to God,  UNLICHT  OAP  Wash oilcloth!  and linoleums with  warm water and  S. ^^ ._ Sunlight Soap, rinse clean and wipe  "f\ ^k Wj dry. The colors will be preserved  I \*w *tm ej and the surface unharmed.  Common soaps fade the colors and  injure the surface. Sunlight Soap cleans, freshens and preserve!  oilcloths and linoleums.  Sunlight Soap washes clothes white without injury to the most  delicate fabrics, or to the hands, for it contains nothing that can  injure either clothes or hands,  -Sunlight Soap it better  vvIi-.ii uacJ <u de Zudighl  way (follow directions).  Equally good with hard  or soi't water.' ;  irvCR BROTHERS HMITtD. TtronU  20 Years of Vile Catarrh.���������Chas. O.  Brown, Journalist, of Duluth, Minn.,  writes: "f have been a sufferer from '  Throat and Nasal Catarrh for over 20  years, during which time my head hen  been stopped up and my condition truly  miserable, Within IB minutes after us-  Jner Dr. Atmow's Catarrhal Powder J  obtained relief. Three bottles had almost, If not entirely, curod me." 60a���������73  ,   About iilHO.UOO is    tho cost of tho  engines on a first-dnss mini of war.  Mixed Fecllna*.  The llttlo girl who, after a drink of  soda, declared that her noso felt as If  her foot wan asleep has ovldently  grown up and rotnlnod hor linppy  power of expression, for evidently tho  young lndy mentioned ln Punch ia Ihe  an mo person who drank bubbles whon  sho was Hmnll,  The young woman wiib traveling |n a  fonoh ns nn elderly and somewhat sour  looking mnn, In trying to open tho window, pinched IiIh linger null severely,  "Oh!" exclaimed the huly sympathetically. "Uow horrid! I always  think anything wrong with one's nulls  sets ouo's toi.'th oa edge all dowu ouo's  back!"        Atmn*pli-MT.  There Is a wide difference of opinion  among the learned men of the world as  to what would Uo tho effect of wholly  removing the atmosphere. Some think  thnt If It were pohhIIiIo to llvo afterward all the stars, planets, etc., would  be visible in broad daylight, others declare that thoro would bo no day and  Unit the huh itself could uot be seen  under aucb conditions.  Ma taut,  Mrs. Kratchctt-Ilrldget, I don't llk<  Uio looks of that man who called to *e������  you last night. Brldgot-Woll, wol  nln't It funny, tnu'nni? lie said tbi  tame about you.  I1U Aim.  "What will I*- your rhlft elm nrm  you nr������ In congrwMf' asked tbe inter  viewer.  "To f*tay hero," on������*r.w*������<l the luconl*  rouog *lmt*mw*B.-~Ettdmuac.  The only nourishment that bread affords  Is that which the flour contains.  Bread baking is merely putting flour in  appetising form.  '  Flour making is merely putting the nutritious part of wheat in shape for bread  making.  Good milling is the kind that takes from  the wheat all that is nutritious, nothing else.  Royal Household Flour  is made from carefully selected Manitoba  Hard spring wheat.  Every pound is almost a pound of food;  dean, white, pure and nutritious.  It goes farther, does better baking and  is more satisfactory in every way, than any  other flour. \'  Your grocer knows he cann6't keep store  so well without Ogilvie's Royal Household.  vie Flour Mills Co., umtted.  MONTREAL.������������������-*������������������  "Ogilvie's Book for a Cook," contains 130  pages of excellent recipes, some never before  published Your grocer can tell you how to  get it FREE. 3  Grand Prize Competition  A FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITY COURSE,  A TRIP AROUND THE WORLD,  OR    gjl.OOO    IN    GOLD  A oholen of which wo offer to  the- indivldnnl   ������o-  ouring  tlie lnrgont number of tmbsoriiHions durlnu 1806 to  THE BUSY MAN'S MAGAZINE  In Addition to tlioso prizes tliero are ninny other*.   Kvory nompatltor can win one.  A. cash rominiimlon will be Riven on ovory , Bubacrlption tnken, every one being paid for  hia or her work. . "  THE BUSY MAN'S MAOAZINE 1������ nnllko any othor, Us content* are a oaroful -election from  the l>o������t that npponni In Uio loadlnu publication* of thei world. It in publlithed liy th������ proprietors of Thu Canadian. Grocer, Hnrdwnro and Motiil, Canadian Miichinory. The Pry Goodi  ttovluw nnd othor miwowiful papom-and who are Canada a leading publisher--*.   , ,   ,  Sub-tcrlptloiiH aro uot dlillciilt to Heuure-a bank olsrk in Ontario took 26 In one week by  writing to hia frlendx,    <  "THK BUSY MAN'S MAGAZINE 1������ the bent. I have evor had the qleamire of reading."  S. W. Wynn, Editor Yorkton JfinterprlM.  Bond priNtiil for particulars ot competition te our nourunt office, 00 IT NOW. It may mean  aglorioim oliiuiao in your career.  THE MACLEAN PUBLISHING CO. LIMITED,  MONTREAL, TORONTO, WINNIPEG, o> LONDON, ENC.  WESTERN ASSURANCE CO.  FIFTY-FIFTH ANNUAL 8TATEMENT.  31st December, 1905.  ASSETS.  United States and State  Bonds  $ 357.t1S.00  Dominion of Can. 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J.Kenny, Viee-Preildent and Mu*  urine Director; Hon. 8. C. Wood-H. N. Baird, Geo. R.R. Cockburo,  tmsm  The old law regarding tlio election  of county councils will bo re-estab-  linh-ml in Ontario.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Colde, Ac.  One of the great attractions on tho  midway at the Man-Pill** exhibition  will lie a troupe of 300 dancers  brought hy the King of Cambodia.  ��������� * to t15 pip week earned.  Mi>������ ������nit wnm*n   wtnt������4  to wort tmt  tiritoam .tp*rXtme. a**������^rr,T)i������*aeaji.  hi fj.lrnnr-r.     Hrl.,1  nm-n    ClmtTirtn  iff,  ������imit M������cniir Do., Tornata, Out**}*.  W   NU Mo *  the Sews, cumberlamd, British Columbia.  ii  THEY MADE THIS  COUPLE HAPPY  ODD'S.    KIDNEY     PILLS     DOING  GOOD WORK AROUND PORT  ARTHUR.  Vlr. Dick Souvey and Wife Both Had  Kidney Troubles, and the Great  Canadian Kidney Remedy Cured  Them.  Port Arthur, Ont., March 12��������� (Special���������That Dodd's Kidney Pills cure the  Kidney Ills of men and women alike  has been proved time and again in this  neighborhood, but it is only occasionally they get a chance to do double  work in the same house. This has  happened in tho case of Mr. and Mrs.  Dick Souvey, a farmer and his wife, living about seven miles from here. In  n interview Mr. Souvey said:  "My wife and ��������� myself have used  Dodd's Kidney Pills, and- have found  them a big benefit to our health. We  had La Grippe two winters and were  exposed to much frost and cold. Our  sleep was broken on account of urinary  troubles and pain in the kidneys. We  each took six bottles'of Dodd's Kidney  Pills and now enjoy good health.*  Clock Washing for a Living.  "I've been   washing the   'faces   of  ���������locks for close upon ten years," said  a man to Answers recently, "and the  few of us in this line of business manage to do pretty well at it."  "Is your work anything like-that of  the steeple-climber?" he was asked.  '"No," he replied, with twinkling  eye, much amused, "only in one thing  and that is that mostly sailors take up  the trade. That's because we're good  climbers, you- know. I've washed the  faces of church and city clocks that  .were 180 feet from the ground and it  took me two or three weeks to do it.  I'm a practical clock repairer, too,���������  have to be, yon know���������and do my  work in a huge wooden cradle  made for the purpose. Some clocks  get their faces dirty in a year oi- so;  ��������� others remain clean ten years, and so  on. Big Bon, Westminster's great  clock, is exepected to keep clean fifteen years.    >  "In the old days the trade was more  dangerous. We used to work fi;om  scaffolds and got many nasty falls.  Now we have tlie cradles, and all the  fixings and comforts, and if a man  keeps his head, lie can work as well  as on the kerb."  Truly Rural.  The 17-year-old daughter of a certain Wall Street man recently visited for the first time the ne farm in  Duchess county for the past year  owned by her father, ,The girl immediately, became much interested in  the prize cattle that are the special  pride of her parent, and she asked  many questions relative to their breeding, etc.1 One evening, just at dusk,  as the girl was standing oii the verandah of the farmhouse, talking to the  manager, there came the low, mournful note of a cow.  "Just listen to that poor cowj" said  the girl to the manager, "mewing for  her colt!"  It Lays a Stilling Hand on Pain.���������  For pains in the joints and limbs and  for rheumatic pains,   neuralgia   and  lumbago, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil 'is;  without a peer.   Well rubbed in, the j  skin absorbs it and quickly and per-'  manently relieves the   affected   part,  ts value lies in its magic property of  removing pain from the body, and for  that good quality -it is prized.  Several Armenians have been arrested for plotting against the Sultan  of Turkey.  The French minister of marine will  ask Parliament for three new battleships.  Toronto teachers have been instructed to warn children of the injurious  effects of candy.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gentlemen. ���������  Theodore  Dorais, a  ustomer   of   min<e,   was completely  cured of rheumatism after five years  of suffering,  by the judicious use of  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  The above facts can be verified by  wrifling to him, to the Parish Priest  or any of his neighbors.    .  A. COTE, Merchant.  St. Isadore, Que., 12th May, '98.  ALWAYS MOVING NORTH  BISHOP BOMPAS BEST FRIEND OF  PEOPLE OF BLEAK LAND.  If a cough makes your n'ights sleepless and weary, it will worry  you  a  good deal, and with good cause.   To  ispel the worry   and   give   yourself  rest    try    Bickle's   Anti-Consumptive  yrup.   It exerts a soothing influence  n the air passages and allays the imitation that leads to inflammation. It  /ill subdue the most stubborn cough  r  cold,  and   eventually  eradicate it  from the system, as a trial of it will  prove to you.  Home Life of the Czarina.  A charming, simple home is the  Alexandra palace but 'there is one  room, which must, I think,, have been  -���������must be still���������supremely painful. It  is the library, panelled with mirrors,  against which are affixed, like brackets  small half-models ^faIl_jfclia_EflsseIs_in.  Rev. J. O. Stringer, an Ontario Graduate of Wycliffe College, Announced  as the Successor to This Most Remarkable Anglican Missionary to  the Northwest of the Dominion aa  Bishop of Selkirk���������Their Lives.  The announcement that Rev, J. O.  Stringer, a graduate of Wycliffe College, and an Ontario man, has been  appointed to the office of Bishop of Selkirk ls interesting. It is so, not alone  because of the personalty of the hew  prelate, but, in addition, because of  the remarkable character of the man  whom Mr. Stringer succeeds. The immediate predecessor of Bishop Stringer  Is Bishop Bompas, one of the greatest  and most self-sacrificing missionaries of j  the Anglican Church.  From London to the Yukon.  Bishop Bompas was educated with  great care In England, and was designed for clerical work there. But he!  attended the Church of St. Giles' in  the Fields, London, one Sunday night  and heard Bishop Anderson, the flrst  Anglican bishop to the Northwest, and  the predecessor of Archbishop Mach-  rae, preach a missionary sermon. That  settled the fate'of the young man. To  the Northwest he was determined to  go. A fine scholar, a linguist of great  talent, the then Mr. Bompas gave up  all his chances for preferment and proceeded to Fort Garry, where ln due time  ha was admitted to the priesthood. In  the year 1865���������exactly 40 years ago���������  Mr. Bompas arrived at Fort Simpson,  the most northerly portion of British  Columbia. From that point he worked  north into the Yukon, preaching to the  Indians and establishing mission stations. He became well versed in the  Indian languages and could speak the  Tudukh fluently; Ultimately, he was  known as one ot the best friends of  the people of that bleak land.  oeiKirK, ana it notea as tne scene o*  the remarkable work among the Tsim-  psean Indians These people were rescued from barbarism 20 or 30 years  ago and became highly civilized. Dr.  DuVerhet, formerly of Toronto Junction, is the Bishop of Caledonia. He  is a Wycliffe graduate, and is very  successful in his new sphere, which  bids fair to become more important  owing to the circumstance that the  Grand Trunk Pacific wtll pass through  the diocese in the course of time. The  three northern bishops are strong men  physically, and they need to be. for  their work ls exceedingly hard.  Care of Brood  Sows In Winter  *  An Ancient Mystery.  The location "of the earthly paradise  or Giu-doji of .Kdon is still a matter of  dispute among Orientalists and scriptural scholars of highest reputation.  Some have endeavored to locate it by  tho fruits and mineral productions  named in tlio '.Biblical descriptions as  they appear in>the second chapter of  Genesis; others by tho rivers mentioned in versos 11 to 14 of the abovo  mentioned chapter. The weight of investigation and tradition inclines to nn  agreomont that tke Tigris and tlio  Euphrates of .modern geography nre  the third and fourth rivers mentioned  in tho Miblionl description of the gnr-  clou. Thoso who agree so far differ  widely uh to what rivers should now  bo regarded us the ancient Pison and  Gilion. The Buddhist scholars, although tliey reject our JJiblo in the  greater part, incline to the opinion  that tlio Pison is the snerod tiiinges,  and that tho tlilion is nono other than  the Nile. Ah to the lust, it is altogether probable tlmt they are correct  on that point, because tlio llibliciil  account plainly nu,\is that (Jilion "cuiii-  piiNseth  the whole land of  Ethiopia."  Homo invent illations I'onlii-ni Unit  Kdon was a spot of oninpiirntivoly  siiinll area locate-] on the tablelands  of what is now Armenia, from which  rise tho Tigris and KiiphnitcK. A lew  Ncliola nl distinction incite flint (lie  Adamio piinidiHo wun located in Africa  in the vicinity of tho Mountains of the  Moon. Htill another school ol Oriental,  ists locate the celebrated garden in the  vicinity of the ancient city of Babylon.  You will notice, however, that none  of these theorists Iiiih been ablo to net  the four rivers mentioned in the Biblical account properly located, Neither  have they found a placo    where one  (front riror "separates into four  loads." This being tlto conn it is  hardly necessary to ntnto thnt the exact location of Kdon i������ a mystery that  will probably novor bo solved.  BABY'8 SMILE.  Hie navyr���������theT mirrors completing the  image. I had the use of. that library  during the summer I spent at Tzar-  skoe-Selo, and paused most frequently  (after selecting my book) before the  odd circular Popovka, named after its  designer, Admiral Popoff. Not iu this  palaco does the Czarina have to wear,  tiie adaptation of the national costume  which Kathcriiie H, established as the  court dross- that is reserved , i'or  ���������"national" days at court such as New  Year's Day, the Epiphany, Easter and  so forth, Tbat is the'costume which,  in Miniature, and in tlio pretty ad-  ���������aptfition of the kokoshnik (or coronet)  the Empress has provided for lier four  intelligent and attractive little  daughters on special occasions. Such  is tho coronation gown (in cloth or  silv'or), which is preserved, together  with all tho accessories, down to tho  -tlio gloves, fan, stockings and slippers  in the museum of tho Kremlin in  'Moscow,    ���������.���������.  Baby' Own Tablets has a Minile in  every dose for the tender babe and  tho growing child.   Tliew Tablets cure  Indigestion,   wind    colic  c nstipiition,  I-. ������ ��������� . i      .  Ul<Ui*.tuv.������t   Ami   tttVkl.nillita.-iii   *j.*..ii*.   i.|>  colds ti nd bring natural, healthy  aleon. And the mother hns tlio guarantee of a (government analyst that  tlii* modieme contains no opiate, narcotic or poisonous "soothing" utiiff ���������  it alt-ray* ti������Nf>������ good   and cannot  PURE RED BLOOD.  s Necessary to Health, Strength and  Happiness.  Pure, rich, red blood is what is  needed by every woman, young or  old. Thin, weak, watery hlood Is tho  ciuiho of nil the headaches, and*back-  itches, and sJdenchos���������-nil tho weakness and wem'lness, nil tho iIIzzIiiohs  and despondency, till the iioi'voiihiioh.-}  uml fainting Bpells that ullllct girls  and women. Tho only thing that can  help you Is Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,  l'licse pills mako now, rich, red  blood, thnt. given now HtV> and stron-jth  to every organ of tho body. In this  way (hoy make pule, fooblo girls do-1  volop into houlthy, happy women, and  for the same reason bring oaso and  comfort, and regularity to women at  all ugi.'.s of life. MIhk j. Plot rich, Hi.,  dementi-*, Quo,, is one of the runny  thouHiinils mado woll uml happy  through the use of Dr, Williams' Pink  Pills, 8ho HiiyH,���������-"I tried Hevoral  nic'dli'lnes hut got nothing to help mo  until I took Dr, Williams' Pink Pills.  1 was HiibJeH to palpitation of the  heart, n throbbing In tho head, and  dizziness nnd fainting spells. 1 hud  no appetite arid was weak, pale and  dlHCourngod whon 1 hognn the uso of  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. Six boxes  of those have mado me fool llko an  altogether different person, and have  given mo now health and Hfrongt.li,"  Rich, rod blood Is tlio true secret of  enltlt and strength, iuid It, la simply  % ,.     ������/. ,      .1 ...........      ������   .....    I   44**������    i������,������������l*.C  ew, pure hlond. thnt thoy euro "\\eh  troubles as nnnomlii. Iohh of appetite,  ndlgestlon, neuralgia. rhoumatflsm,  ���������Si. Vitus d.uu,v, pari lal paralysis, kidnoy troubles, and tho special ailments  thai  only   women-folk*    know.     Hut  un I it tint  gel   llie    KtUitilllM    Willi    llie  fiiil namo, "|)r. Williams' Pink Pills  for Palo Pooplo" on the wrapper around each box. If in doubt, send to  Th.. Dr. William* Medicine Co..  BrockviUe. Out., nnd the pllhi will he  mailed at 50 cents u box. or six boxes  do, .  ha no.    Mis. .Ti,M<|ih n<iK>. Ift*** tlmt i������������-_, jinr |  Ont., tny*:���������"I here uwmI Baby'* Own J   TtiUt-i* .nut f.itd ll*������-n*  Jim  tht   lltii.it i    Tin- IlitHrti   ltiii|i!iii s ni  y������it������ii������i an  to >Wi������ children well,'' You can get  thu T������Wt������ from any medicine demur  or hy mail nt 2A cMite a box from the  Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  etthiioi tor the entire    stippit*������ioii of  tlio liquor traffic.  Ait ������<arth<innke occurred in northern  j India last week.  Always Moving North.  In 1874 the missionary was appointed a bishop. He became the first1  Bishop of Athabasca ��������� as his vast  northern diocese was called. Owing to  the increase of work, a new diocese  was created in Athabasca eight years  later. There were 'thus two Episcopal  Bees, and Bishop Bpmpas was at liber-  ,ty~t3**fafte*3S'"'rwffi'b  selected the farthest' north���������Mackenzie  River. Once again, in 1891, was the  diocese cut in twoV And once again  did the bishop select as his half that  which was least attractive, the northern part, known as the Diocese of  Selkirk. Fromv the day Bishop Bompas entered the Arctic circle as a  missionary he has been but once . in  civilization. He returned to liondon to  be consecrated, and immediately after  that event, In 1874, repaired to his  field of labor, and has remained there  ever since. The devotion to iho work  ls not inspired by,any degree of comfort appertaining to It. From year's  end to year's end the bishop is engaged  in Arctic traveling, and the Episcopal  palace, a log cabin, is precisely tho  sort of place In which the average man  would not care to summer���������much less  to spend the long night of tlie northern  winter.  Three Score Years and Ten.  Bishop Bompas is exactly 70 years  of age, and 40 years of his life,  minus the brief holiday 30 years ago,  haive been spent among the Indians  and Eskimos of the Arctic, and in  the stress and strain of tho comfortless frozen north, He has worked  continuously. Ho hns translated sacred writings into the Indian languages.  He has taught In his mission schools.  He has preached all over that vast territory, He has even written, for ho is  a'man of flno intellect, .hymns and  poems which arc notable for tho culture  and for the piety they display,  The Now Prelate.  The new bishop. Mr.  Stringer,   has  had a ta������tc of the  hardships of the  north,     Ho wont from Wycliffe soon  after his graduation   to   labor   under  Bishop Reeve, of tho neighboring diocese.     After  doing  very   hard   work  thoro ha was chosen to  take up Ids  residence on H'srsoholl Island, the Island that It farthest north in British  territory.   It Is within tho Arctic circle, and ls bleak and absolutely tree-  less,   for olght months in the year It  la Icebound.   For tlio remaining four  months It Is surrounded with broken  Ice, and is practically inaccessible. This  ia Its summer season.    Tho Island Is  visited by   Indians ln largo numbers,  and Is a spot at which people who could  not oiherwlse    be    readied    can    bo  brought under good Influences.    Mrs.  Stringer accompanied hor husband to  this point���������one of tha uttermost parts  of the earth���������and contributed to his ef.  tons.   Her aid waa particularly vaiu-  nhlo h^ea-ust* nht* wun nn i������vneff ft* -nedl-  oin*.   From Morselled Island Mr. Stringer waa moved (o **���������* (Uio Home, m the  Yukon, not far from Dawson, and here  he has bi������en  for roma time    helping  Bishop Bompas.    Tho two clergymen  have heen so much together of late and  ������>   i-  ....      .11. *   i.  .   ,)  .......   ������.j*...#-~.,...-. .....,,,,*,   .,,..*������  the passage to Bishop Stringer of the  mantle of Bishop Ilompas seems but  natural.  Toronto Men In the North.  Bishop Stringer Is tho third graduate  of a Toronto rducatonal institution to  t>i*<'one������ a bUhep in tlie Far Nortn.  The Bishop of Alaska In Dr. Row*, a  jfira������l*j.*i������ of Tiinlly. Hm vm-uI lr-n  the United Htaf������*s to tile northern,  dlocw-, and li a nHfthbor ef th*** Wy-  cliff* man who prentde* ov������r Selkirk.  Hard by la the l>lucem������ of <'til������ij-*u������a.  ThU lies ������outh   of  both   AUmU%  ������n4  Breeches, Pantaloons and Trousers.  "Breeches." in the strict meaning of  that term, were worn by the semicivi-  lized men of the east long ages before  a single page of" the New Testament  was written, having been quite common among the Medes and Persians,  the Phrygians, the Gauls and the Teuton's. Breeches were very "brief articles of apparel, scarcely covering the  hips in the majority of Instances and  never reaching nearer than six inches  of the knee.      ���������  "Pantaloons" were exaggerated  forms of stockings reaching from the  hips to the tmkless and as tight-fitting  as a pair of knit drawers. They were  usually of three different colors���������black  at the hips, red from hip to knee and  blue to the termination at the ankle.  They came in vogue during the first  half of the fifteenth centyry at Venice  and were worn by the devotees of the  patron saint, Pantaloon. Such garments were always. called pantallni by  the Italians.,  ' "Trousers," the only proper word to  express the existing styles in "pants,"  followed closely after the "knee  breeches" of the Revolutionary period,  being first worn in England at Oxford  and Cambridge in 1812.  Remarkable Feat.  Recently an Indian fakir appeared at  a circus in Berlin, where he astonished  the audience by lifting a boy with h'.������  eyelids. The boy made himself as  small as possible and was put into a  net 'to. which was secured a string that  was provided on each end with a little  cup just large enough to fit over the  eye. The rakir pressed these little cups  over his eyes, where they held fast,  then threw his head back and slowly  straightened his body, thus lifting his  burden, which* he "then carried abciut,  his arms being outstretched all the  time, and sfinally lowered it slowly tc  the ground again. How is it possible  for any man to do this? . The only ex-  ^planation is that the cups were fitted  into the eye sockets ���������sc^"fe|~t"HlyT'lTeia;  on the edges of the sockets, but it is  not likely that'the trick will be imitated by even those prestigitators' who  consider themselves very expert  , a  For early spring pigs select a wel$  grown sow pig, preferably eight or  more months old, if you are just starting to raise porkers, says H. TruckelJ  in* Rural New Yorker. Otherwise I assume" you have your best and most  prolific sows on hand. Sec that she has  at least twelve teats. She should be?  heai-ty and vigorous, as a aby feeder  Is a poor animal to breed from. Muck  is said as to mating a rather coarse-  sow with a boar finer in appearance. It  believe in mating tlie best individuals*  and certainly would not dfBoard a sow  because she showed plenty of quality.  After matiug the sow should havo  more nitrogenous ration than tlie fattening hogs. A few roots, or even,  fiilnge, will add bulk and variety to the  feed. Many breeders give a wisp of  clover hay daily, and it is surprising-  how much of this a hog will eat. Keep  her in good condition, but not overfat.  About fourteen weeks after mating  shift her to the farrowing pen, which  Curious Singapore Law-  There is a unique law in Singapore  which makes the coroner lots of'���������trouble. That official complained the other  day to this effect: "In this settlement  Indians can burn any dead body they  like without any written authority from  any one. It Is also a fact that no one  can be burled without a doctor's certificate and a burial order. This is a  beautiful state of affairs and ono to  which I have frequently called the attention of the authorities. I remember  on one recent occasion I had to hold  an inquest on an Indian at the mortuary, and on my arrival there I .found  that the body was already on the pyre  ready to bo burned, and I had to send  the usher of tho court U*. have the  body brought back. The danger of  crime arising from this state of affairs  Ls obvious.'*  Why Do We Laugh?  What is there in tho simple act of  slipping on an orange pool that It  Bhould give tho world such Intense Joy?  Tho vory thought of it, provided he  Isn't himself tho victim, Is enough to  mako a man feel good nutiired for  tho rest of the dny, though ho mny  carry around a constitutional grouch.  Is It that ono loves to see a man  nnd brother running the risk of break-  lug bis collar bone, soiling his bout trou-  Bci'rt or ripping half Hie buttons on liH  gurinoiilH loose from their moorings?  We cannot understand why men who  plido themselves on their tender hearts  should double up with mirth over an  accident of tills sort, It-must bo a  harking back to Hie nnlmnl In mnn.  Is there any other explanation?  Safer.  "Johnny, whnt are you going to be  when you grow up?"  "A burglar,"  "A burglar!   Why, I .am allocked!  They will lock you up,"  "Yos, I had thought about that.   Per- j  hnps I will only be a member of the  city council." j  Boost* tht Price.  A bird in the hand U worth two In th*  i ... i i  I Thin diililless is true; but, If further you'll j  I PUMII  I Or lino u. milliner ������tori������, you'll ik-clai*        .  That a bird on the hat U worth twenty I  elsewhere. j  Tl.. J, jt,. J?,;,.;* '*���������"  "In Jt hot enough for you?" ehm-lty j  asked fhe little man when the world  wm sweltering nt li/J in tho shade.  Without a word the man addressed  mu-hod for bis hip pocket. "Curxen,'  'he muttered, "on the law that forbide  tli������? carrying of <i/nn-,ikil weajwiml"  lu enn-  in     i-.inn-i   itttai   t;.e   t Ai tn  li Ii <x>a| mining regions.   Aftrr n itiiu-**  luul itit-vt v.������������rl,'������i "HI nud ah 1'nhtin .1  fhe hint Hem lu ii- hi -tui-y wan the caving Ul of tho j������iou."l ubovo.  PAIR OF TOCNG BERKSHIRE SOWS.  should be roomy, dry and warm. ThiB  pen should be provided with a railing  or fender around the sides. A 2 by 6  scantling spiked securely to fixed blocks  six inches high makes a. good railing:  and may save a good pig from being  lain on. The little fellows learn to  snuggle under these fenders nnd keep  out of danger. Some breeders advocate?  bedding heavily, claiming the sow will  lie away from the pigs and not make a  nest, as wben she is scrimped for bed*  ding. However, we always bed sparingly with chaff or the sweepings from  the hay barn. We keep tbe pen dry  and clean. A damp pen is responsible  for many losses.  It is advisable to watch a young sow  with her first litter and be on band to  render_assistancfl-if-Jieedcd. ItLa_sow_  has successfully raised one Jitter we  let nature take its course. A covered  pall of hot ashes will elevate the temperature of a hogpen on a bitter February or March night. After the little  pigs have sucked ouce they seldom get  chilled. Feed sparingly for the first  three days, thou gradually increase to  the capacity of the sow if the litter Is  large.  Arc of Brood Sown.  The length of time that a brood sow  may be profitably kept is determined  by ber capacity and power of giving  a regular supply of milk for her young.  Shortly, It may be snid thut Hhe should  bo kept, as long ns she breeds nnd milks  well, snys American Cultivator.   Continued selection und retention of the  best youug sows for breeding purposes  is one of tlio most effective methods of  improving a herd of pigs.  The opinion  hold by many that pigs from tlio first  litter of a young sow aro Inferior to-  thoso from subsequent Utlors Is not  well founded,   Quito ns good pigs can  bo obtained,,from a young sow, provided sho ls well grown boforo producing hor litter, as from the mime sow at  a later date.   The keeping of sows for  the production of pigs liilcndod for  salo at au early ago is u syslem pritcv  tlced by many.   Coarse boned, heavy  eared, ill shaped pigs look larger at the  ago of eight weeks than well shaped  ones.   Such animals do not, however,  i meet fhe reiifilreiucnts of Iho trade and  are llierefiire not *--������-*. proflf.-ihlo to tho  j breeder.   Altmy persons who feed pigs  I nro of tho opinion that aiilmiils which  { are plump mnl nicely shaped at ua  curly ago do not grow to a good size.  j No moro mlninken view could possibly  i bo held.  Hon rolnlrrH.  The hog Is a thrifty animal when ted  on the dairy wiih tew with a little grain  added.  Unlos*������ n how ls unusually well fed,  she will hardly come iu boat while  suckling her pig*.  Usunlly the hog will thrive best thnt  will si i lieu I for Uis feed at tbo regulur  feeding times.  The thrift nud condition of Ihe mother determine to a great extent what  the pig will he.  .3  r*n.-  net n seifo lndh������Mi-**n ef the vnlue  aow as n breeder.  The quality of n now'* pigs when kIio  ll old determines when hor day* ot  usefulm-MM are over.  Ringing is a gift. Thnt mny explain  why some girls are so free wltli it.  Cupid va������ the original drum reformer.  In chpo-������mg li'iween a n������*������l unui*  ���������nd great rie!i>������i would tbe averag*  mun b'-sltete long?  Oil and watrr won't m!i, but, for-  tumif-i? for tbe milkman, milk aid  i water will -ijb- iV.sV.YVS,' CbMEiSKLA-NU   lUOTlSH   COLUMBIA.  ������������������\      l l*\      I   ���������%  \ f  ct a Low Price,  Wholesale and Retail.  Sweet and Clean ������������������u*j 'i'y  dolbs...., $2.65  lie   A  JSo. 6 Japtown, Cumberland B.Q  For CANDIES  Novelties,   Pictures,  Frames and cleaning  of frames.  D.   HUNDEN  Cumberland  "DREA.D, Cak3B and Pies delivered daily to any part of City.  ruLL stock of _ Groceries  C. H. 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AUdrons  MUNN   4  CO.,  -361 JUo.ii]win, Ni������w vork*  JOHN McLEODS  :<. in  OA.sDY, FRUITS,  OK4ARS & TOBACCOS  HARNESS  \l     WILLARD ii prepared to  * * ���������   fill any Ordor* for Fine or  Heavy Harueni, at ehnrt no io->.  c.--.���������z  WILLARD Bl������rK,     Cumberland,  ^engineerings  Mining Journal  NOW IN ITS *9th YEAR  Tb������ Ifta-llng mining twfroileii* nf  tbo wt>rU, with tho etronanHt wMoriul  ���������i-iffo* niiy twhntciil imblliuition.  HubrwiiiiUtui $8.00 ������ v������ar (lnrhnl-  ll*,'. t . .\,,^���������i,,^i,m���������, xy ,   ..... ;     ',���������-.,������������������  HiMtii-i'i C4������py (reo,  h������iu1 f<������r lloul*  fat-ulugun,  t'iiiii,icvrie������ <in-ni-  I0������ "jsri 8������re������t, New Vork  r *mm*p*mimi  mt -mm  A STORj*  XUPSG -QOi-il Eb  Man With  *te Solemn Face  En-ill?  Bc������< All the Otbera.  One eveninx at * well known hotel ���������  iiucnber of -hoveling men -were xpnuniig*  yarns, and the taik turned upon self  sacrifice and tbe privations good friends  had undergone to contribute to the worldly success of an associate. One solemn  faced man told the following.  "I had two schoolmates," he began.  "One of them was aspirins; to he a lawyer and the other had aspirations tor t,  iigh place In tbe medical profession. The  college we etttjtded wae one at which  the discipline wua severe and the requirements-for graduation wire exac'tiii-*. Well,  those two boys managed to worry along  until the day of the fln������l examination  came. The young lew student had perfected himself in hi* atudies ond wxs  likely to pass with high honors. The  medical student, however Teas in a fur  less enviable plight. He found that the  exnmiiiHtion would be for the most part  upon tlie anatomy of the leg. and this  was the one tirnuch of the course he had  neglected. He .confided in hie roommate  and wailt'd out his sorrows.  "'If I only had u les to dissect/ said  he, 'I would pass thot examination at the  head of my class.'  "It was here thnt his roommate rose  sublimely to the occasion. He rolled up  his trousers and insisted that his frieud  amputate his leg nt the knee. His medical friend demurrc>il, but the law student  Insisted, and finally the amputation wna  performed and the medical student captured his diploma.  "Year* afterward this same doctor wae  sitting* in an office surrounded by all the  evidonce of a prosperous practice. The  door opened end in came his old roommate at college. The greeting was, of  course, affecting, and then the doctor inquired how the lawyer was getting on ia  the world. The lawyer said he had been  practicing several years In the petty affairs of the law nnd would rise to distinction if he could secure a good case.  'I M-ant a murder case,' said he; 'one  that will attract special attention and Involve some well known cltiaen,'  "The doctor excused himself and, picking up a heavy poker, left the room. He  proceeded down stair* and killed hie  landlady, resorting to all the atrocities  that ingenuity could devise to make hie  crime one that would create a sensation.  He was successful. The papers termfd  with the awful details of the deed and  the tragic events of the trial. His friend,  the one legged lawyer, defended him.  and he waa cleared. Both of these men  occupy leading places in their professions today. If you don't believe this  story, you c&n'come up to my room aud  -Ir-w.lll-ahow~y.o.u~a^Dictniy_.of the schuol  A Gu-vanttud Cure  lor    Piles.  It'.'iuif   HIM,  P-ld-mling or Prot-rn-tiiig  |il������ inij, ,(#������������������. r> it,nu iiicmfty il i'A'/Al  (������IN ' tKNT f--'������ te omr tv oat*, nn imm  u. ,"���������< *v !.. ������ > -nhri. *o *> ������' I* ������*y������-  Thi* aophtm'.'i't'i 1*1*1*' ��������������������������� ������* iinrt re-tt. .V .  If yonr ���������iiui'g. * '���������������It mt������* "1" '"*���������"��������� *������  aud It will be forwarded postpaid hy faiif  MedieUeC������., St Louli, Mo.  these two friends of mine attended.  Selling Yonr Diamonds.  People who buy diamonds are apt to  answer reflections upon their extravagance with thc remark that .-diamond-* are  a good investment and that they can ai  ways get their money bock on them.  This is plausible ond partly true, but not  entirely. The ring Itself, though the design may be elaborate, as It ������oini'l!mi>H is  in men's rings, and of the finest mid tnoHi  artistic of workmanship, will n������>liloui fori i: a  more than the worth of thc gold unk;*K  eold to an individual, and styles of settjiiM  chnnge enough to make old fashions of  little value.  A. woman ia reduced circumstances re.  cently sold a ring which cost at th*** time  of Its purchase $ir>0 for $40. It Is a cluster ring, with uine small dliimonds surrounding a larger one. The ring was appraised at a jeweler's, who set tho pros-  ent value upon it. It Is a pretty rin������,  with white stonoB and brilliant, but It U  not worth a third of whnt it was forty  fears ago, whoQ It came Into the pobsch-  b'ioii If Its original owner. Dealers in  stones say aIho that diamonds lose in  weight perceptibly with wear, aud for  that raflBou become less valuable,  M.ivHENBY'S v  Nurseries. Greenhouses  and Seed ho uses.  Vancouver B, C.  Oat What He Deeerrei,  "You know Throgginn? Smooth fellow.  Qreat jollier. Tries to keep on the good  ���������Ide of-everybody. Well, he went to  church lait Sunday morning and slept  through the whole urmon. Then he bad  the gall to. tell the Kcv. Dr. Fourthly,  after the congregation had been dismissed, tbat he bed never enjoyed a discourse  ���������o much In his life, aud be would like ta  borrow tho nuiniiscript of tt and take it  home with him, so he could read it again  during the day. What do you auppose  tho doctor dldr  "I can't huii-fln-V'  "Well, nlr, 1 think be'd ir-en Throgglne  nodding and know he hadn't hoard *  word. At ot\������ rnto, he took Tbrogglnn  by the arm, hi llm into hie study, made  him alt dowu nnd then he rend every  til-iru-wl line of thnt sermon ornr again ta  him before he would let hliu up. 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BLINDING A SHARK.  *a*w ������ Pe������rl Olircr GusBtl m "Vmtw*  cio������a Man Entet.  A euccessful diver must poesesi great  courage and nerver* of steel. Such ft  man connected with ������ large wrecking  company was visiting some years ago  the pearl fisheries in the gulf of Call*  forula, where sharks abounded. Oa  one of his trips in quest of the pearl  oyster he had a narrow escape from ���������  fearful death.  He had been instructed never to stir  from the bottom until be hnd looked up  tnd around. Fortunately he heeded the  advice. Having filled his bag he glanced  quickly about and caught sight of *  huge shovel nosed shark watching hint.  ��������� ln an emergency men think fast Near  the diver was a large rock. Ho moved,  quickly to the other side of it, hoping  to dodge the ferocious monster, but tht  maneuver did not work. The tharlc  watched every movement, changing hit  position by a slight motion of bit pow*  erful tall.  Time wat precious, and the dive?  conceived the Idea of blinding tht  slnirk by stirring up the mud. Under  cover of that he might escape. Ht  worked for dear life and had the water  thick with mud In less than half a minute.; ���������:  Slipping around the rock again, ht  rose to the surface, having barely  Btrcnu'tU enough to reach the side of  the boat, and waa linuh-d ou board yam  ts the voracious uiuu eater mad* t  rush for hliu  ���������^-^^^^^^.^���������^-^���������^^-A-V  E. C. Enide  UicyclB8 and Suppliesf  Local Agent  for  Comox District for  Cleveland'  M assey- Harris  Brantford  Perfect  Rambler  _Ln-perjaL   A  f  Bicycles.  Fairbanks - MLor.-e Gasolene  'Jack of all Trades' eugin- s  Second baud Wheels  for male.  Acetylene Supplies  Bicycle and general  Repairing ot   Sewing  Machines,      Fishing  Rods, Guns etc.  Sciseoru ground, Suwb gummed ���������uid IHpd  Key and Pipe filling.  3rd St��������� GombBrland  A/VV������\VS\N^A*VA\\\\\V^  'tl  NS  n  ::-:.'. arm  ThkIJAH 1H Slll'l'l.lKH WITH  Best Liquors and Cij;ars  0 OaNNKR  ooooo oooooooooooi������or  ft /S  I Livery  y Jdmmmtm^H   mJmmm*  Teaming  I am prepared   to C  furnish Stylish Rigs ������  and do Teaming at O  X    reasonable raiuh. q  g D. KILPATRICK     ������  5 CUMHERLAND 0  g o oooooooooooooooo  :  II otel  I SJL2v������X7BL   a      D-A-VTS,      TPROVniSV.  ��������� mp*im* mm>*  Knt-IUh 4 x BUHTON alwiiyn on tap������    ������|no, the fummiij MILWAUKKK  MKRRS���������A������h������nH������r, Ihiliumlan, Hohlitr,, fto,      ������'OU) ORKV fiKARD"*  8UOTOH WHISKY,        Beit Wines and Liquors of aU kind*.  The Hoarding and Lodging !) purtmtiut, under the immediate lupuriuteudeacB of Mm  David, will be fiaind Piret oIkh-i in every renpeot.  EATSS, , $ I oo per dajr upwards.  'rl  CampbelFs : BAKERY  A Flat Selection of GAX3BB always  on hand,  FBEBH BRBAD every day.  Ordert for BPP10IAL OAKBS promptly atttndtd ta  Dunsmuir Avenne,  Cumberland.  i . -������    V***.*.*,      ������rV-.  fM  THE  ^ a vv ^,  COOviR^AXb.  BEITISii   COLUMBIA.  *V    THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  ��������� A .*,*':, y  ,  Itsued Eve������y Tuesday.  W. B. AHDER8CN,    -     -     -      Mg-R  The eqlnune of The Nkwk are open to all  tlio wish to express therein views o mat-  tor* of public interest.  While we dt aot hold ourselves re ��������� insi*  ble far the attertjuees of correspondent..**, we.  eiorvc the right oi decliaing to insert  OMishunieatious unneoesaarfly personal.  WEDNESDAY,    May    16  J906  <jjp" KKittMli" > - MMMdmB.-- jBjr  .-*���������������*���������*������&:*,,>  t  $. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.  VICTORIA. -COM02C       StO'CrTE  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  'Nanaimo, calling  al*  North Saanich  Gowicii.in Hay, Maple Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis islands when freight  ot passengers offer.  Leaves Nana.mo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Union May and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Union Bay^nd Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7-a.m., for  Comox and way ports.  Leave* Comox'*Friday,.7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Sails from Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., for  Victoria, cdling at Kuper and Thetis  'islands, Crofton, Maple llay, Cowichan Bay and Nouh S,,;imch when  fninht and  passengers offer  North Saanich  when tide and weather  conditions  permit.  VANCOUVER -. NANAIMO - LADY  SMITH ROUTE  S. IS  JOAN.  The Statue* of Parts.   ,  No city in ine world has so many  statues and monuments as Paris, ouo  every day sees a new project for a.new  statue or bust. It Is euriotia to note in  till? (oiinoction that a large pronortion  of tht- fatuous meii bononnj iu this way  caiue to thHr end Hy violence In some  form or other., Many of them died'on  the aciiffold. and a stroll tlirouuli the  Purls streets may ylve the pliilosoplier  titod for reflection on tlie niuta foil ity of  human judguieut. Dun to 11 and La  volsier were uiilllotlned, Jeanne d'Arc  and Btleime IhdvX were burned at the  stake. Henry IV wns murdered,  Ktlontie Marcel was also usKaKKiiinii-d,  Marshal Se.v wus shut. Coiutoivet coin--  uiitleil jjuli'ide to escape the scaffold,  and tlieMt' are only a titlie of those tliut  tuigbt be uieiitioued.  A BOOK THAT NO -PARMER CAN  AFFORD TO BE V/THOUT  A Badly Turned I'hrnae.  "It Is queer." says a clergyman of  New York city, "what a llkhij? .voun-:  students have for lonj; words and Latin  quotations and what a dreiid possesses  tlieui of appeariii},' conventional. I once  knew a promising candidate who was-  glvcu charge of u fuiHsrul In the ul)  sence of the pnsior of the church. He  knew It was customary for the minis  tor to announce after the sermon that  those who wished stiould step up 10  View the remains, but lie thought this  was too hackneyed a phrase, and he  said Instead. 'The congregation .will  uow. pass around the bier.*"  An Bxlf mpore Pan,  An oft quoted old Enprllsh wit It Daniel Purcell. who is worthy of Immortality as a master of repartee. The best  of the reported witticisms of this forgotten jester Is as follows:       "  Puree!! was desired one night in  company by a gentleman to make a  pun extempore. y.  "13 pon what subject?" aslced Daniel.  "The king," answered the other.  "The king, sir," said be, "is no subject"    - ;:*f:J*-'  The Teeth. *  One of tbe commonest causes of bad  teeth Is thut of taking very hot food;  If you take a cup of very hot tea or  coffee, the enamel on the tee*h expands, and breathing the cold al������ afterward causes It to contract. This alternate expansion and shrinking .of tho  enamel Works havoc with it. and when  It cracks, as * it soon does, tbe inner  part of the tooth crumbles away In uo  time....      .������������������������������������'���������.���������'- ���������: ������**='j  0  *i  S.-'.ls from Nanaimo for Vnncouvci  daiU, except Salt^rrlavs and  Sundavs   7  a.iu.  Sails from Nanaimo for  Vancouver,  Sal('ida>N n- 8 a.m.  Sails'friiin Nan.iimo f<n Lad,'smith,  Fridays and Saturdays al 5.311 *un.  Sfiils from Ladysmith (or Nanaimo,  .Saturdays at 6 a.m.  ���������sills from Vancouver for N.inann"  daily, except 'Saturdays and .Sundays 1V1  1,30 p.m. _   *  Sails from Vancouver  for   N inaimii,  Saturdays at 2.3" p.m.  TiME TABLE EFFECTIVE  APRJL 29, 1H0U  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON,  No. 2-Daily. N.������. 4-Snm'ay  A.M * >������������������*���������  Do, 0 00 ....Victoria ...D< 8 00  ������������������������   9.28........(Mdwtroam  "   8 28  "10.24 Kj*nti(V ..  ... "   424  ��������������� 11 00 iJuiwan'i     "   8.00  pm                                   PM-    ������������������;,  ������������������ 12.85.. .Nanslmo,  ���������������   U4S"  Ar 12.83., Wellington Ar. 0.(S"���������  W������LLI^*>  ������K TO VICTORIA.  No. 1-lWil Nn 8-*unduy  A.M A*M*  0O,   8,00 Wellington.,,.  De. 8 0  ���������������   8.20 N mtimo  "   8 I-'  10.02 Da/ioui'-* **   8.W  ������������������ 10.42 ...KoenigV.. .... "   6 811  ������������������ 11,88 Coldatretm  "   iMtf  Ar 12.00.... ...Victoria..,,..., Ar 7,011  Thmii-tnd Mile *nd Commutation Tu-  |<nt* un s;ilc, iioo<l oviii mil luul ntciiii.ei  lines, ut two uul niu'-lntll crnu per mile.  Special train;' nnd j.ieamerH for Kxcu**.  ���������ion������, and teducerj men for jwrlieu ma,.  bt arranged foi on application to thc  Dim, 1*������m. Agent At Victoria.  The Company renew* the right 10  change without previous notice, hi turner-  ���������tiling dntes and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on .Sale Irom and tu  Ail iaxeuuua, ���������������*������*! .'-' iJ'^it l"���������*? S���������,,���������  urd.������> aiiU  SuinJ.i), rL������uivnlhfe"KW hiev  than Mondav.  J, W, THOUP, Gen, Sup. B C. Coaax, Ser  O. L. COURTNEY, Diet. Pri. & Puis. Ag-  NOTIOE,  Hiding on locomotive* nnd  tu������l  wny cum of the  Union  Holliery  Company hy ������ny person  or |������er  ions���������fitcexyt trpin orcw���������h ttrictl v  proiiibiU*].    Employee* an- mh-  isot fci tlMtnifpat for ������llowing same  By order  Franc* O. Li-m*  Mirotgtr.  FARMER'S  L  JLSTJD  VETERINERY  Compiled by the Agricultural Editors  of tiie Family Herald ond Weekly  St*r of itfontrs .1,   at the' request  of      Hundrads      of    Renders.'  IT  CAN   BE HAD   K*K1������E  Th.' mo-'-t \i omplete  Fai mers'  Handbook and Veterinary Guide  ever issued.   Simple and prac  rical iniormation of the greatest  value to every farmer  Thr^e hundred 'and fifty-eight'  subjects' dealt with. evf.*y one of  interest and many ol them illtis  trated.  Her  D������areat   Friend.  "If you Wtvre I." she aaid to her deal*.  ett" frlftid, "would you he married in  the Kprlnjj or the fniiy  "If I \v������'re you." waa the unlieHltating  r������'pl.v."and tind actiinlly Hwiircd^a iniiii.  1 would Hft the w������"l Jiua for ttie earli-*'.  date poNMible."  Teast���������Dld ynu nny your wife It HV  ���������ral I'liiulcil?  CriiiiHoiilii'ak- Why, yeR; Bhe'n nlwnyi  rea*lj' ami williiiK to ui\������������������ mc 11 pii-ci* of it.  Thc Cannibal Chief���������You sty you are  foinu to civc me a hatter pudding today  for dinner?  Tin- Cannibal Chef���������Yes, your cxeallen  ey.   Wu found a etrandud but-ubull ulue  ���������ear by yesterday.  Mrs. Dearborn���������Old .Terry balk whon  the niliiltrtcr charged him $3 tor merry-  luir ymi?  MiK. Wa bash-He did a llttlo at first,  but tinn lly the parson said he'd do It  ciicapui,* the text time.  AtetrltH   Bulla.  Her** art a fow "bulls" that htrt  been perpetrated from time to time In  tho AUHtro-Hunwirlan pnrllnm*������nt:  "Otto most Important point of the ag-  rlcultural quontlou in the timliitiMiance  of the breed of horses to wbich 1 huve  tbo honor to holotiK.*'  "We ure here for tht weal and vrot  ot our conatltm-nta."  "Gentlemen, consider this question  In the light of a diirk future."  "Tbt oye of tht law weighs bearlly  ���������n our piobn leglHliitlou,"  "There, jr*ntl<Mii������������u, It tbe erer chan*.  Ing point of which tbt opposition hat  tniidea bohbyhortt,"  "Thlj- taunt is tht tnmt old sea serpent wblcb for yenrb nnd yeari; but  been groaning In this thwnibly."  f������tli*N������t la AMtrlfii-i HUltry.  A trawler wbo hns Jnst rcturntd  from a visit to Mmanias snys tbat bt  visited Bt Cumbre. a short dlstanet  from tht city, mid there was reminded  of an Incldwtl In Amerlrmi history  wltb wrdek h# wt* entirely unfamllior  and which, ht Is wllllnf to bet not ont  America a ta a hundred knows anything about. Bt rofort taHhe fact tbat  a vlet president of the United Htutos  took tht oath of othce were, oeiii* tu-  HioriSHl to Uo to by apt J*) oci of cou  gross, RI Cumbrt menus "Ihe summit."  , nnd It was h<������rt that William Itufus  King, vice presldant wltb Kmnkllt  Fierce, dylna of consiunptlon, Was  sworn Into oiiict Aiarcu ua, *e������i,  Our Special   Offes  We offer a full yen r'- subscription  i< the Cumberland- News,  a   full  /ems huhtcription' t������������  thiu  greatest  fall Weeklies,  he Fh mi ly Herald  ind Weekly Stnr,ot' Mor treal,  in-  Indinp   their    heniutiful    picture,  Qiif-en A!exandn,..HerGrandchild  ���������*i.i^j-d-d^{fi^_a^.djttjat|jy!LjJ^Xh������.  ''���������'.rmer'- Manual  and   Veieri-uiry  itiirle". all, for $2 00      A  sample  iipy of t he pic. lire arti'b- ok can be  en ai ibis office.  ���������71  BEER    BEER  The drink of strong men and healthy women  Uni  (  Is The Be������t  Bottled or in  B*trrel������.  The UNION MEWING Co.,      Nanaimo B.C.  t.^..-tiea*^mi.t.i  ZFapanese ^Tailor.  f (ien s' ^uits and Ladys' Tailored- Costumes neatly finished  <$> ���������  <������> in Laledt fn-hiona.   ��������� Charges Right.  ������ .    ���������  ��������� '    '   ��������� ���������      *��������� - ���������    ���������  DUNSMUIR   avenue.  I ������**y$A**y������fyto������������fy������������������^  Cum*hepiand  Hotel  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND     SECOND     STREET,"  CUMBERLAND   B. C.  Mus, J, H. Piket, Proprietress.  When in Cumberland t'e.' sure  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel, First-Class Accomodation for transient and permanent boarders.  Sample Rooms and Public.Hall  Run in Connection with  Hotel  \'Klir W & Pub Co.  Cumberland     B. C.  *l������^*^^������^.^������������^������^**������l������������{������.|*>.|^������������*|--^-.^l������������|-..]������������t������������t*,'  Wood's Faospliodino,  The Grrat JSn^-ial. Remedy,  Touch and InvlgotuteBtHo wholo  norvuua oystein, sunken new  iiUxxlin old Vol ns, Cu-rea A'erv-'  l'dooll per box, HlxforW.  Ono M-lllploiwo,!:}.-*  vlll euro,  Sold by nil drum*bts or umllod In  1'liiln pkst. on rooolpt of muse, Nr  ���������miitetljref. ThoWood Mediel"  {formerly ir<������u'^or)  or uu -  10 pit sir hlet  it Oo.  tJ������.*ontO| Ont������  RmTs"Tfrivr*lvOOTo=iii2.00-per--day-  ���������  . .toSAOKmm   . .  "CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A  UNION MADK OIUAR  ROM   THK��������� >  Cuban Cigar Factory  M. J. BOJra, Pripr^fn,  TO  CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY  Tak LAX'VTIV'K UROVIO QUINlR'K !*'������.  leW      All (lrugiii-HCH rmui d tn,-, nuamv it* it  faili, to cure,       E. W. Grovo'u nigimtiire ia  n en. j!i box ,   ''5o.  SPORT  *nd Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  with    ,_'_--  ROD and GUN  If you like to read o! the experience ol  anglers, shooters and csmpersor yachtlDB  or it you are interested in country life, ask  your newsdealer tor Forest ������no Stream.  or write lor tree specimen ,copy. or send  twenty-live cents lorulour weeks .trial trip.  Forest snd Stream is a large illustrated  weekly lournsl, v/hich eontsins the followtot  departments:  Game BaJlKH Ginr~Nat������ral Blatorfr  Se������ and River Fishintf.   Yaehtin^  The Sportsman Tourist, C-vi\oein<,  Rifle and Trap, ,   Kennel.  We send tree our catalocue of the best boohs  on outdoor llie and recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM PJUB. CO.  346 Broadway, New York C ty.  ,..j :i..,���������  Cook's Cotton Root Compouod.  Tho jjrout Uterine Tonic, and  ;only  uifo  cJi'eamil Montbly  inefrulatoron which women oan  dopcnil.  Sold ln throe degree*  ol! HtixnetU-No. 1, tl 1 NO. 1  * J-3? NJ.S,  ox.  m*  propn'a on rooolpt oc prion.  , ,      Froo immphlot. Aililroiw!  QqAKMEDIQINI OOmTORONTO, ONT. (formerly Wi  in ('o-rvciR Btronnror,  lllfi of the Pern,  "I ii* opru to couTlctlon," tiM thi  bnrKlnr, **d he win rlittit. (Sight youri  ind ill wnntlm wm tin* it-Dtruro.  Th<'i-e I* a. d������el of flrfria if rnnifnri. lint  It li *lw*yr ������omi' ont' elm who bh������ hit,  \ mni vrho renttt .ny* a ������lt ������������nrf reO-  eummdetltm uiwilly foi?i with 1 xro  itory bnutio.  Wii������**������ ��������� *r<Hiif ������������������������ calla e* a gfrl tad  th������������ aid folkf Immwllitily \e*ve tbt* p���������^  htr. It i������ mIi it pr������iK������i������.--Ui AafulM  mlmtehm.  ^m^mwa^m*refM'  WATSON'S  s,-  -*���������" ^  ? ��������� '1.1 ���������. ���������  sli'-J.   .   . -  King'7 oi" Scotch Wiy*ics.  The HUD������C NS* BAY 30,  Sole Agents for H O. \  THE NEWS, CUMBERLAMD, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  ***  e ��������� ���������*- -' a  **\ *wjp*, *  H**������  a a������ u ������  EBEN HOLDEN  By IRVING BACHELLER  Copyright.   i������00.    by    LOTHROP   PUBLISHING   COMPANY   fj  ^ftfftffftiff*?**i * zxi  me*****************************-******  (Continiiod Irom lust week.)  tie never went tu'rtiierthnn. that with  me In the way of .correction. My size  and my skill as a wrestler, that shortly  Insured for me the respect of the boys,  helped me to win the esteem of the  master. I learned my lessons and kept  out of mischief. But others of equal  proficiency were uot so fortunate. He  was apt to be hard on a light man who  could be handled without overexertion.  Uncle Eb came in to see me one day  and,sat awhile with me in my seat.  While he was there the master took a  boy by the collar and almost literally  wiped the blackboard with him. There  was a great clatter of heels for a moment Uncle Eb went away shortly and  was at Sol Rollin's when I came to dinner.  "Powerful man, ain't he?" said Uncle  Eb.  "Rather," I said.  "Turned that boy into a reg'lar horse  fiddle," he remarked. "Must 'ave unsot  his reason."  "Unnecessary!" I said.  "Reminded me" o' the time 'at Tip  Taylor got his tooth pulled," said he.  "Shook 'im up so 'at he thought he'd  had his neck put out q' j'int."  Sol RoIIin was one of my studies that  ���������winter. He waa a carpenter by trade,  and his oddities were new and delightful. He whistled as he worked, he  whistled as lie read, he whistled right  merrily as he walked up and down the  streets, a short, slight figure with a  round boyish face and a fringe of iron  gray hair under his chin. The little  man had one big passion���������that for getting and saving. The ancient thrift of  his rac������ had pinched him small and  narrow as a foot is stunted by a tight  shoe. His mind was a bit out of reg-  ister, as we say in the printing bus)  neiss. His vocabulary was rich and  vivid and stimulating.  "Somebody broke into the arsenic to  day," he announced one evening at the  ���������upper table.  "The arsenic.'" said somebody. "What  arsenic?"  "Why the place where they  powder," he answered.  "Oh, the arsenal!"  "Yes, the arsenal,", he said:  with laughter nt his error,  grew serious.  "Stole all the ambition out of it," h  added.  "You mean ammunition, don't you,  Solomon?" his wife inquired.  "Certainly," said he. "Wasn't that  what I said?"  When ho had said u thing that met  his own approval Sol Itollln would  cackle most cheerfully and then crack  a knuckle by twisting u linger. Ills  laugh was mostly out; of register also.  It had a sad lack of relevancy, lie  laughed on principle nit her than provocation. Some sort of secret comedy of  whlcli the world know nothing wns  passing lu his tnliul. It seemed to  bave Its exits anil its entrances, Its villain, its clown and its miser who got  ell the applause.  While working his Joy was uncon-  flneil, Many a time I hnve sat and  watched him iu his little simp, its wln-  jeep tht  cackling  Thou ho  <^ft^  llts xelprd the hlaclihnard with him.  ���������"loW Uilll   ������>HI| l-MllV*. Un.v     ^uuticnu.*, ���������*.  would Ht.tp whistling and eneklo heartily ns he worked his plane or drew his  pencil to tin* mjiinre, 1 have even neon  lilm drop hi-j tools and give hini until-  Tided intention to laughter. He did  not til;*4 to l !nti->rri':*ti'fl H*������ ]ov*>d  hie own company tlie in-t while he wn*  "duiu' UimUt. " I v. . *i:;.: duy v.'h**n  tie waa singing the two *i������������*x und-thelr  quaint th'iru'j, wh'u*b wu.*" all lie ever  tang In my hearing.  MMr. noliln!" 1 mid.  v "Ve������. airee." aald he. d*alius la tb������  tmcist or nis cnovus to ,100*1*; up at me.  "Where can I get a piece of yellow  pine?"  "See 'n a minute," he said. Then he  continued his sawing and his song,  "Says I, 'Dan Skinner, I think yer  mighty mean'��������� What d' ye want It  fer?" he asked, stopping abruptly.  "Going to make a ruler," 1 answered.  " 'T' sen' me up the river with a  seven dollar team,'" he went on, picking out a piece of smooth planed lumber and handing it to me.  "How much is it worth?" I inquired.  He whistled a moment as lie surveyed it carefully.  " 'Bout a cent," he answered seriously.  I handed him the money and sat  down awhile to watch him as he went  on with his work. It was the cheapest  amusement I have yet enjoyed. Indeed, Sol Rollin became a dissipation,  a subtle and seductive habit, that grew  upon me, and on one pretext or another  I went every Saturday to the shop if  I had not gone home.  "What ye goin' f be?"  He.stopped his saw and looked at  me, waiting for my answer.  At last the time had come when I  must declare myself, and I did.  "A journalist," I replied.  "What's that?" he inquired curiously.  "An editor," I said.  "A printer man?"  "A printer man."  "Huh!" said he. "Mebbe I'll give ye  a job. Sairey tol' me I'd orter t'0 'ave  some cards printed. I'll want good  plain print, 'Solomon Rollin, Carpenter  an' .1'ine.r, Hillsborough, N. Y.' Soun's  purty good, don't it?"  "Beautiful," I answered.  I'll git a big lot on 'em," he said,  "I'll want one lerSlsfer~SnsaTf~'irrs"  out in Minnosoty���������no. I guess I'll send  'er tiny, so she can give one* a way���������an'  one for my brother. Kliphnlot, an' one  apiece fer my throe cousins over 'n  Vermont an' one*fer my aunt M'irandy.  Le's see���������tow an' one is throe an' three  Is six an' one is seven. Then I'll git a  few struck off fer the folks here.  Guess they'll think I'm glttln* up 'n  the world."  He shook and snickered with anticipation of the glory of it. rure vanity  inspired him in the mat lor, and it had  In it no vulgar consideration of business policy. He whistled a lively tune  as ho bent to his work again.  ''Tor sister says ye're a splendid  scholar," said he. ' "Iloar'u ''or brag-  gin' 'bout ye t'other night. She thinks  a good deal 0' her brother, I can toll  ye. Guess I know what she's goin' t'  give'ye Crlssnms."  "What's that?" I asked, with n curiosity more youthful than becoming.  "U.on't ye never let on," said he,  "Never," said I.  "lloar'n' 'em tell," he said, "'twas a  gol' lockup with -'er pletur' In it."  "Oh, 11 locket!" I exclaimed.  "That's it," he replied, "an' pure*gol'  too,"  1 turned .to go,  "Hope she'll grow up n savin' worn-  nn," lie remarked. " 'Fruld she won't  never he very good 1' work."  "Wliv not?" I iuiiulred.  "Han's two too little an' white," ho  nnvworod  "She won't hnve to," 1 said.  lie eiiekled uproariously for a mo-  moid, thou grow serious,  "lier fnllicr's rich," lie vuid, "the.  I'l.'hojJt num o' Faraway, an' 1 guess  she won't never hev anything <* dew  but sot an' slug an' play the inolodi-  uiu."  "She nm do as she like*'," 1 snid.  He stum! a moment, looking down as  If liiodltiiting 011 the delights he had  pictured.  "<!ol!" he exchilined suddenly,  My Niibjivt had beirun to Ntudy 1HC,  nnd I came nwny to escape further ex-  u initiation.  CU.MTFU XIII.  OWITIT lo sny that I hnvo  had iiutl shall hnvo to chronica*   iieriili   (mail   lliltt   *������>0*wu          ix.t.n tn ,,,ii��������� ,uvu utifihly i'L'ss  wn ut uiyi-.cH'. Iiiioiuiiiutely the llttlo  word "I" throw ���������* Pig xhiidow In till*  history.   It looms up nil too frequently  In every pnye ������������������"' the sign of a modest  lllllll.    tillI, nun >.1. 1 t nl.not la-ip h, tut  he win the only observer of nil there ia  to toll.   Sow, iii..|'t. in much, for example, in the r*" v marrow of niy hit*-  tory--thing*   thu:   never   would   have  happened, thing* Unit n<*ver would have  I feu'ivM, tint fo- 'iv f .vie it" a scholar,  My learning was of suuiii account, for.  ���������t n,*-.i i.i. .. ....���������:..:. .��������� i. I aui wrl'lng  of it June \v/n*u uu,- Ue-rec ul scholarship win i��������� Minted lvmuiL.ilde Hinting  thosflmple folk of Faraway,  Hope took singing le**on������ nnd anng In  tihurtJi CK'i'i' i^'e.uv.   Dat id or Vutda  Kb came down for us often of a* Safur- (  day and brought us back before service  In the morning. One may find in that  town today many who will love to tell  him of the voice and beauty and sweetness of Hope Brower those days and 1  of what they expected regarding her  and me. We went out a good deal  evenings to concerts, lectures at the  churches or the college or to visit some  of the many people who invited us to  their homes.  We had a recess of two weeks at the  winter holidays, and David Brower  came after us the day the term ended.  Oh, the great happiness of that day  before Christmas when we came flying  home in the sleigh behind a new team  of grays and felt the intoxication of the  frosty air, and drove lu at dusk after  the lamps were lit and we could see  mother and Uncle Eb and Grandma  Blsnette looking out of the window,  and a steaming dinner on the table! I  declare! It is long since then, but I  cannot ever think of that time without  wiping my glasses nnd taking a moment off. Tip Taylor took the horses,  and we all came in where the kettle  was singing on the stove, and loving  hands helped us out of ovtr wraps. The  supper was a merry feast, the like of  which one may find only by returning  to his boyhood. Alnck, that is a long  jouruot; for some Qt.xisl  (To be Continued.)  (���������rowing "Water Lllieu  From  Bred.  Many of the choicest watei dies,  even the. magnificent Victoria regia,  may be grown from seed. For many  years the seed of this lily, when  brought to this country, failed to germinate.  It was finally found that by bottling  the seeds in the water of the river in  which they grew tbey could be transported safely from the waters of the  Amazon to the far west. Here the lily  is usually grown with bottom heat, as  it is very tender. Seeds started in pots  in a temperature of DO degrees will germinate in about two weeks and may be  planted out in the open air when the  nights have hecossse warm���������usually  about the 1st of June���������and will bloom  the same summer, but cannot be carried through' the winter, but must be  started afresh each season, either by  the purchase of plants or the sowing of  seed, the latter being, of course, much  more economical, as seeds may be pur-  -ehased���������foi���������a���������few���������nickels���������apiece,_the.  plants costing as many dollars.  CANOEISTS  By DONALD ALLEN  Vhk I'or OIil Shoes,  Janitors collect the shoes cast away  by tenants and send them to auction  rooms, where they are sorted into piles  marked "Men," "Women," "Children."  Several poor people made fair bids,  but the auctioneer did not seem anxious to sell. Finally a man pushed his  way through the crowd and offered 10  cents apiece for the whole lot. His bid  was successful,  "l was killing time with talk waiting  for that fellow," said the auctioneer  afterward, "lie nlwnys pays high for  these shoes, and ho does not want them  for wearing, either. He wants to beat  them out for the leather in them. Ho  gets what mhtoriiil tliere Is, puts It  through a process and makes stamped  Imitation leather novelties, such as picture frames, bngw, pocketbooks, penknife holders ind even chair backs aud  seats, lie finds a ready sale for these  novelties and gets a good price for  them."  CopuriQht, 1905, by .McClure, PMHip* & Co.  Among the things Pillsbury Smith  prided himself on were his luck with  women and the way that he could  manage a canoe. It was said of him  that he had such a taking way that in  seven minutes by the clock he could  make an old maid wince with palpitation and tliat he could manage a canoe  better than any Indian ever born.  There might have been other things in  his life to brag of, but they were kept  ln the background. He was a man of  about thirty-eight, w;ell to do, and mat-"j  rimony was not in his line.  There were three or four reasons  why Pillsbury Smith appeared at Gos-  port one day in August and informed  the landlord of the village inn that he  might stay the month out. One was  canoeing. He was an authority on  hooks and lines and bait and fish. At  Gosport a bay Bwept ln almost to the  steps of the hotel, and one part of it  in escaping to the lake again fell over  a dam and furnished water power to a  sawmill. It was an ideal place for  canoeing, and the fishing was always  good.  On the first morning after his arrival  Mr. Smith arose at the early hour ot  7; but, early as it was, a fine view rewarded him as he stepped out on the  veranda. A girl about eighteen years  old was paddling about the bay in a  canoe. She was bareheaded and attired in such a manner that he easily  reasoned it out that she was camping  with a party on one of the islands in  the bay.  It was altogether Improbable that she  had heard of his arrival in the village,  but she maneuvered up and down in  front of the hotel in a way that gave,  him the impression that she was showing off for his benefit. This naturally  flattered him, and when he saw that,  according to his standard, she didn't  know the first thing about managing a  canoe, the way to make hor acquaintance seemed clear to him. Before he  -Could.Jianh.ch his canoe she_had.Vdisap^  peared, but his disappointment was not  to last long.  At 9 o'clock he took his station, at  the head of the mill race to fish. Within half an hour the girl joined him.  That Is, she appeared on the other side  I  SE)  nicKMlnu; tlir* lliver.  In the little Itnlkan state of Ron-  mania It lias been the custom from  tlmo Immemorial for towns by tho  river Danube to keep tho Christmas  feast by n peculiar ceremony called  "blessing tho rivor." This usod to bo  ���������"iirrlod out on a Heall'ohllng erected on  the fro/.ou river, but; owing to an accident, when tlio Ice broke, and hundreds of people wore drowned, it Is  now held upon llie bank. The pooplo  wear ttirbiuiH of colored paper and carry long, while wniids. Some are dressed io ri'/iroMenl BibJJonl elm meters.  The Horvleo, conducted by prlestN, htsti  about half an hour, and then tho' Ico t������  broken nnd a small wooden itohh  thrown Into the water. Then pooplo  rush into tlio Icy river nflor this emblem, and the pei'soii who Moeuret- It 1*  supposed to he iihxuivi! of great good  luck for the conllng year,  A PrehUinrfc Monument.  Iii southern ('ulll'oniln, lu tho county  of Snu l.uis ohixpo, thoro is situated  ono of the iiiohI romnrUnblo prehistoric  inouuiiieiitH known tu the urcUaeolo-  rriuf������ f.'riMn n ���������*!(*������, 11 nop it look* like an  Immomw rook rlslne: from the plain* of  t'lirlisn, but upon nearer approach It  lu *een to bo n tomple of extraordinary  ilinioiiHloni* and of unknown antiquity.  Tho tuner court lin������ a lovol floor 225  -���������-*...������   i.m.,. ,mi/\ vi', fnr,*f  n.|,-A   nnd \\%m  celling U from UO to 100 feet high, according to Kitunilon. The building wa*  evidently used hy pi-ehiHtotie man, but  for whut puipoHi' mnl how long *ltic������  no ono knows. It Iiiih been miggoitod,  Imwevor. tlmt It win Hi her a temple of  "urnlilp or Hie eiipiioi of moiiio ancient  c������������������veniiiieiit Tin. walls and portion*  of the ceiling .'in- liea'itlfiilly decorated  with palming* la color* rod, white and  black, many of tiieui nupposed to huve  aovne ���������ymbo'.lc uicmdm*.  Tim BAl-iKS WSJ!** SOT TKV  V1XT APART  WHUN THI5V TOOK Till! Uii\V,  of tlio race, climbed up on un old water  wheol and throw In her lino without  seeming to bo nwuro of the existence  of Smith.  In tho flrst pluco tho girl wa* not  fishing with tho proper hooks or bait.  In tho next her position wits dangerous. At any moment ������he might nllp  and be curried over tho dam. Thirdly,  Pillsbury Smith hnd glvon her ovory  chance to recognl/.e hi* presence, and  she had fulled to do so,  "Excuso me, please," he sold finally,  "but you can hardly expect to catch  AUy UnU Willi BiK-o huuka uuu WU. li  I utuf he nu iti/h] un"  Jn reply sho hooked a three pounder  tnd hauled it out  "By Jove!" oxcinlmed Mr. Smith.  The girl'* second fish wa* tnncb  larger, una um *uu .-.u piajiu* ii, iii.  Smith'* excitement got the better of  lilm, and ho culled across:  "Glvo lilm llno-moro lino! You an  ���������nro to lose him If you don't!"  Tlie girl did not turn her head, bill  landed that fl������������h and two niere before  he had had a bite. Then alio got into  her canoe aud paddled ufl? toward onu  of tho island*.  Tliat aflernoon Mr. flroHli n-nmed  thnt tho girl belonged to ��������� iwn of  camper* on the (������Iand opponfte on I  that the leemed to bo one who bad*: et  own way about things. Most of her  time was spent on the bay, paddling,  fishing and shooting at mud hens witb  a shotgun, and she had been seen paddling along the edge of the nine foot  dam as if she contemplated a trip over*  Its brink.  "Ba Jove, but I will take her under  my wing, as It were," said the club  man to himself,.and that night he left  orders to be called at 6 o'clock next  morning.  He launched his bark just as the girl  came sweeping up, but though he planned to pass within six feet of her she  stared straight ahead and did not acknowledge his existence by so much as  the flicker of an eyelash. She showed  no disposition to leave tlie waters because he was there, but paddled about  for nearly an hour to get an appetite  tor breakfast Tho first time Mr. Smith  addressed her he said:  "Your pardon, I am'.sure, but you sit  too far forward in your canoe. The  bow of the craft should rest on the surface, Instead of pushing the water in  front of it"  There was ho response, except that  oerhaps she moved an inch or two far-  tner forward*, ana ten minutes later he  tried again.  "If I may make so bold I would say  that you grip your paddle altogether  too high."  She let her hands slide up to grip it  higher and turned the bow of the canoe  toward camp. Mr. Smith hoped the  girl would return to the race that afternoon to fish, and he was not disappointed. She appeared at half past 2 o'clock  and went right to business. He gave  her a friendly nod as she appeared, but  her eyes were on her fish line.  The club man saw that he had a flint  hearted girl to deal with and he did  not know bow to act' with her. The  best he could hope for was that she  might fall into the race from her'insecure position, and it was this hope that  had caused him to tie his canoe at a  convenient spot. If he could have the  luck to save her life she must unbend.  The thing that Mr. Smith wanted to  happen did happen. The girl was playing a big fish when she suddenly lost  her balance and went into the water  with a great splash. While Mr. Smith  was hoping for and half expecting it,  he wasn't prepared for the event. He  had to secure his fish pole and then untie it. It was all of a minute and a  -halfibefore,he_w:fts-afloat_^Ehen_the_i  girl was out of sight. He drove the  canoe down the race, but fate was '"���������  against him. It struck a snag and  turned over, and he had a hard swim  to reach the bank. When he had shaken tbe water from his clothes and looked around the first thing he saw was  the girl. She was fishing in her old  place.  "Ba Jove, but I thought you drowned!" called Mr. Smith when he.had  walked up tho stream to his old place.  Tho girl lifted hor hook and renewed  the bait, but'that was all. Mr. Smith  and his canoe withdrew for the rest of  the afternoon, but thnt night ho took a  terrible resolve. That girl should recognize his presence on earth or he  would run her down, and drown her.  He had fully made up his mind to that  when he fell asleep and he was firm  In the resolve whon ho turned out at  sunrise.  He was hardly nflont when he caught  sight of the other canoeist Something  In her attitude expressed defiance. Sho  paddled up the bay, and he followed.  When a gotfd half mile abovo tho dam  sho turned her ennoo and stiffened up.  It was a plain challenge to a race, nnd  Mr. Smith accepted it,  Tho girl hnd a start of thirty feot,  and tho man generously allowed hor to  keep It for half the distance. Then, to  his surprise, though lie put forth evwy  effort ho could to close tho gap, ho could  only do so Inch by Inch, Soon ho saw  that sho was making for the center of  the dam, Had lie been offered .^ 1 UO to  send his canoe over Unit fall ho would  huvo reiiiseil it. Uo wanted to refuse  now, but tho figure In the ennoo ahead  was defying him. lie was u canoeist,  and, If ho dared not follow where n girl  led, what would becomo of his reputation?  Wo hoped until Ihe hist moment thnt  It was only n blulf nnd that before tho  ennoo approached loo closely It would  sheer off, but tho girl held her way und  tho barks were not ten feot apart whon  they, took the long lt>np,  An hour Inter I'lllnbury Smith opened  his eyes. IIo wn* in hi* bod In tho  hotel.  "How do you feel?" asked tho doctor.  "Say, did I suvo her life'/" wai asked.  11 "No, you dunce, 8I10 ������wam to tho  bank with vou nnd afterward -Javed  both canoes."  "Ba Jove, doctor; ba Jovol"  Why lift Didn't.  \ rrenHnrn'iTi in n ���������stran-re Ht? dwilr-  Ing the advice of a lawyer entered on*  day an ofllco on (he door of which bt  rend the namo, "A. Swindle, Attorney-  iit-huv." After receiving excellent couu*  Bel ho ventured to my to the lawyer:  "Yuii, *ir. nre 11 splendid lypc of man,  mut why do you place yourself open to  ridicule by wording yonr sign n������ you  have done? Why not put your -first  name In full?"  "I would, Indeed," smilingly repl!**!  tb* lawyer, "were not my flrat saint  IdtfBrvUoolneoU'a liagatlno. v*  THE NEWS, CUMBERLAMD, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  WESTERN CANADIAN EDITORS o  A Series of Articles Describing their Lives, their Alms  and their Influence.  51 ������  M.E.NICHOLS. ������  For 33 Years  Shiloh's Consumption Cure, the Lung  Tonic, has been before the public, ana  this, together with the (act that its sales  have steadily increased year by year, is the ;*  WESTERN ASSURANCE REPORT.  Annual    Statement    Shows   Company  to be Enjoying Prosperity.  The annual statement of the "\yest-  ern Assurance Company will be found  best proof of the merit of  as & cure   for Coughs, Colds, and all  in another part of this issue, and will  be seen to be one that does much  credit to this progressive company.  The year's transactions resulted in  $SG,340.12 being devoted to dividends,  diseases  of the lungs and air passages,  and  $133,254.G9  added  to the  reserve  Those who .have used Shiloh would not  be without it. Those who have nevei  used it should know that every bottle is  sold with a positive guarantee ihat, if it  doesn't cure������you, the dealer will refund  what you paid for it.   Shiloh  Has Cured  thousands of the most obstinate case* of  Coughs, Colds and Lung troubles. Let it  cure you.  "Last winter I couuhed for three monihi and  thought 1 wu going into Coniumplion. 1 took til  ���������orti of medicine*., but notliin*** aid me any good  until I uied Shiloh'i Coniumplion Cure, pour  bottle* cured me. This winter 1 had a very bad  cold, wai not able to speak, my lungi were tore  on the tide and back. Sis botllei of Shiloh made  me well again. I have given it to several People  and every one of them have been cured.���������D.  Joseph, St. Hyacinths, Que." 6oi  -SHILOH  25c.   with   guarantee   at  all  druggiste.  fund, which now amounts* to $1,742,  020.42. The liability for unearned  premiums on unexpired risks is estimated at $1,322,183.40. By deducting  this sum from the reserve 'it is seen  that there is a surplus over capital  and all liabilities amounting to $419,  836.96. The fire premiums during the  year amounted to $2,888,590.34, and  the marine premiums to $705,764. The  fire losses were $1,547,906.20, and the  marine losses $665,157.57. The excellent list of assets which is published In the annual statement shows  that almost one-th'ird of them consist  of municipal bonds and debentures.  An Historic Spot.  The pretty Breton fishing villago of  ORoscoff���������tho home of so many of the  victims of tho Hilda disaster���������is interesting to the student of English History, and especially to Jacobites, as  [being the spot where Prince Charles  landed after his escape from the  well as an editorial writer. bloody   field of   Culloden.    Here   ho  Mr.    Nichols'    ability    waa    rec- )������*ayed at the little church of St. Nin-  ADULTERATION OR COLORING MATTER  IMPURITIES OF ANY KIND IN  CEYLON NATURAL GREEN TEA  Put up in sealed lead packets to preserve its  many excellent qualities.  ���������ad    Packets   Only,   40c.   50c,   and   60c.   per   lb.      At all   Grocers.  Highest Award at St. Louis 1904.  M. E. NICHOLS.  Editor-in Chief,   Telegram,  Winnipeg.  Canada.  That the Canadian West is not on-'  ly the country of opportunity but the  country of young men, the prominent  positions held by many in the Province of Manitoba, who are in the  first years of the fourth decade of  their lives afford ample evidence.  No more striking example could be  given than that of the success met  with by Mr. M. E. Nichols, President  of the Telegram Printing Company  and Editor-in-chief of the daily paper  published by that company. Mr.  Nicliolls is not a western man in so  far as years of residence may be  counted, but he is western in his  trend of mind, his virility, his energy,  his independence of thought and fearlessness of expression unrestrained  by the fact that he is a loyal and  leading exponent of the views of a  great political party in Western Can-  -adiw  aan, which was built two hundred years  before to oommemorate the landing of  his ancestor, the little Scottish queen,  when she went over to marry tho Dau-  tohin' Francis II. The ruins of the  little church are still to be seen on the  seashore, and many suggestions have  been made that a fund be raised for  ���������the restoration of the historic shrine.  A lady writes: "I was enabled to remove the corns, root and branch, by  the use of Holloway's Corn Cure."  Others who have tried it have the  same experience.  ognized by that astute Parliamentarian and newspaper man Mr. W.  F. Maclean, M.P., President of the  World Publishing Company, and a  few years ago he was tendered the  position of managing editor of "The  Toronto World." His success in  that position as editor of the leading  Independent Conservative daily in  the publishing centre of Canada is a  feature of Canadian journalism and  attracted the attention of the leading  Conservatives of Manitoba and the  shareholders of the Winnipeg Telegram.  Mr. Nichols shrewdly saw the opportunities offered a young man as A startling, story eomes from the  managing editor of a great Conser- *north, to the effect that Haywood for  vative orsran in Western Canada and whose murder Charles King was hung  the desirability of financial invest- at Edmonton, is alive,  ment in such an enterprise and he  became Editor-in-chief of the Tele-  pram nnd President of the Telegram  Printing Company. Tn the few.  months that he has had qditorial Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches, Cub*  charge the evidence of his .personal-'an* itch on Human or animals cured  ity and h's ( n������wsp������n*r acumen,-has jn 30 minutes by Wolford's Sanitary  become-pnnpVent an-l th������ Tol^srram  is-considered- one of the*.-brisrhtest  as well as one of the best informed  Canadian Cheese.  The   splendid  position  which   Canada enjoys in the British cheese market Is shown by the fact that we not  only supply well up to three-quarters  of Brltains import of cheese, but that  the goods which we send bring a higher price than those shipped from any  other country. During January Can  adian cheese sold in London, according to Weddell & Co.'s Colonial Dairy  Produce Report up to 65s per long  hundredweight, while choicest New  Zealand sold for 64s, and choicest  American 53s. Canadian cheese in  January of this year was selling at 13s  nigher than for the same period last  year.  Oddest Patrol Wagon.  Writing of the* local   patrol wagon,  the   Penang    correspondent    of    tho  Straits   Times, Singapore   says:���������"It  forcibly calls to mind    at fir-st   sight  a four-wheeled    baker's cart, bar the  fact it is drawn by the slowest pair "of  bullocks in tho settlement.    Thoro is  nothing grim at all about it, for it is  commanded    by a sleepy   .Malay constable perched    upon a box, its   roof  and sides are formed of white canvas, ;  and it has no door   to close at   the  back, but merely an opening at which  another Malay constable half slumbers.  Two or three other constables ride inside, sitting on the benches witn the  the    prisone s, who seem    to be    too  struck with the novelty of the ride to  make any attempt at escape. I should  say that an escape from    this prison  van would bo as easy as falling off a  log."  60 Specialists on the Case.���������In the ordinary run of medical practice a greater  number than this have treated cases of  chronic dyspepsia and have failed to  cure���������but Dr. Von Stan's Plneappls  Tablets (60 ln a box at   35   cents  cost)  have made the cure, giving relief in one .     ..        Oii'AnnPlli������    vnllftv   Inst  These   little   "specialists"   have seen in tne    yuAppene   vaney   lasi  Sixteen deer in   one   bunch   were  day.         proven their real merit.���������72  It is rumored that the taotai of  Shanghai has boon appointed governor  of Pekin.  week.  The new C. P. R. hotel at Victoria  will be opened in June.  Sunlight Soap is better than other  oaps, but is best when used in the  unlight way. Buy Sunlight Soap  nd follow directions.  The lace trade affords employment  to 200,000 persons in France.  Mr. Nichols lias only been a resident of the Canadian West for a  short time but his career and work  are familiar to the readers of the  public press throughout the Dominion. There have been few Canadian  Parliamentary correspondents who  have contributed brighter or better  informal articles'to the papers they  represented in the Press Gallery at  Ottawa than Mr. Nichols during the  ���������numerous sessions of the Dominion  House in which he represented the  Toronto Telegram. To Mr. Nichols  may be given the credit of introducing Into Canadian parliamentary correspondence the bright stylo which  Jn now demanded, containing not only departmental news, quasi-editorial  comment and picturesque description, but also tho personal noto as to  the parliamentary characters that  had hitherto appeared in tho public  ���������eye of the Dominion moroly through  a verbatim or curtailed report of a  speech, The clever, racy communications of Mr. Nichols to the Toronto  Telogram during the Parliamentary  sesBlona nt Ottawa bocanro a feature  ���������of that paper during tho years ho  was tho Ottawa correspondent of  that nowspapor..  Upon Mr. Nichols becoming Editor-  In-chlof nnd the principal editorial  writer on tho Toronto World tho  Bnmo clovor brightness dlslingulshod  his Rtylo that had given him his ron-  ,iitaUon as a special corrosnnndnnt,  In close touch for yonrs with Can-  ada'f* greatest Parllnmontarlnnn nnd  public mon on the vantneo ground oT  special eorroanondnncn nt. flm ftnm-  lllloil cnpItMl, eomnnll"il In tho courso  of his cnlllnnr to follow tho prnnrroi-is  of monfluren of the irrontest tnnmmit  In their nnaango nnd In *liv������ d^hntos  ���������f pnHinmont. Mr. Nichols nhtnln������d  n noHMcnl nnd nnrwottnl knoivlo'tMn  nf puhlic nffnlrs thnt lin*) ���������nerved lilm  Lotion. It never fails. At all druggists.  daily papers published in the Dominion.,  Mr. Nichols Is a young man to  hold such a responsible and important position* in Canadian journalism,  probably t.he0 youngest man in Canada in a similarly Important position  -but if this is the age of the young  man Western Canada is peculiarly  his country.    >  Hr> was born In Halton County in  the Province of Ontario on February  Jl, 1S73, his father being a native of  the state of New York who came to  Canada In 1R25 and settled first in  the Niagara District and afterwards  In tho Township of Trafalgar-;,. 1ri  Halton Conntv, whe'-e hi died dn.*4#98.  Mr. Nichols' mother was rt' native  of Tyrone County, Ireland, Educated nt the Public and High School  of his native county: he for two years  ' taught school In tKe County of Grey-  a training considered by many as  Invaluablo to" those who, ���������sunsenuent-  1 Jy assiimo managerial authority In  tho business world.  In 1895 Mr. Nichols began .his  Journalistic llfo as a reporter on tho  Toronto Telegram. During the Dominion Parliamentary session of 1807  ho wont to Ottawa ns sessional correspondent of the Telegram nnd continued to represent thnt paper until  January 1003 whon ho boenme Editor  of tho Toronto World, This position  lio occupied until October 190K whon  ho resigned to accept the mnnage-  ment. of tho Winnipeg T-Moorrnm.  The Grand Trunk bridge across the   :.l-.  WeTTancT "canal   at " Port Colborne is  completed. " ��������� ������.  A TORONTO MAN TRIES  Something    New    and    is   Delighted  Feels Like a Boy.  Mr: M. N. Dafoe,  The biggest cWimney west of Toronto is being erected in London by  the London Electric Company.  Have you Eczema? Have you any  skin disease or eruptions? Are you subject to chafing or, scalding? Dr. Agnew's Ointment prevents and cures any  and all of those, and cures Itching,  Bleeding'arid Blind Piles besides. One  application brings relief in ten minutes,  nnd cases cured in three to six nights.  85 cents.���������71  Women health inspectors are to be  appointed at Chicago.  A thief looted a case in the state  mining exhibit at San Francisco.  British people drink 40 per cent,  moiie "tea than they did thirty years  ago.  Mlnard's  Liniment Cures  Garget In  .Cows,  M  "Worn  Out  e  29     Colborne     St.,  Toronto,  says:  "I have been a  sufferer from dyspepsia for years. I  have been treated  by doctors and have  taken many medicines w*ith only  temporary relief.  Since using Dr.  Leonhardt's Anti-  Pill I can eat anything the same as  when a boy. I find  they regulate both  stomach and bowels. My old time  vigor has returned, so that my spirits  are buoyant and temper normal. I give  all credit to this wonderful remedy���������  Dr. Leonhardt's Anti-Pill."  All dealers or The Wilson-Fyle Co.,  Limited, Niagara Falls, Ont. 601  Mr. Nl. N. Dafoe  ���������i���������Don't neglect the first symptoms. Oftentimes the irritating  cough, the insipid cold, the listless  -andilangrurd~feeling7-are~dffe~to*a"  weak state of the system. It is a  sure sign of breakdown. Nothing1  else will putyou right so quickly and  effectively as "Psychine." If you  feel "worn out," it is time for a  tonic, a real tonic. There is only  one really good tonic. It is  "Psychine." Keep a bottle handy  ���������never be without it It tones up  the system and restores your old  time vitality, Ask your druggist  about it  Many important postal reforms nro  to bo put forward nt tho Post Union  congress in Uomi in April.  A Hungarian has perfected a machine to lay guns with porfoct accuracy on any target in any kind of  weather.  Good Digestion Should Walt on Ap-  potito,-���������To huvo tho stomach woll is lo  Mr. Nichols has tho advantage of hnve tho norvous system woll,    Vory  bolng nn nil-round nowsnnnnr man,  having occupied every position on a  dally   pnnnr   from   Junior reporter  dollcate nro tho dlgostlvo organs. In  somo so sensitive that, ntmosphorlc  changes affect thorn,    Whon thoy bo  to managing oditor. During his.come disarranged no botior regulator  nowKwip^r enre'or ho hn������ hnd fe-vor-ta procurable than Pnrmeloo's Vogot-  nl Important nsslornmcnts of nntlon-d ablo Pills. Thoy will nswlsl the dlgos-  nnd Inlcrnnflonnl Inferos, nmong tion so that tho honrly outer will suf  which wns ihe meeting of the Anrrbv f������r ao inconvenience and will dorlvo  STOP IT  Every drink of liquor taken, toroe$ the  heart beyond tho natural beat, It also  causes kidney and livor troubles. Nerve  exhaustion Is ono of the aliments brought  on by oven moderate drinking. Stop at  onco iho uho of liquor. If it Jnconvonl-  enona you to do this It ls proof positive  that you hnvo the disease of Inebriety  nnd need medical hdp. Then seek for  tho bent ninl. The Keeley Cure hns restored hnlf a mtlllmi people bnek to  health, prosperity and happiness. Write  to-day for evidence nnd we will prove  our olnlms,   Address in confidence,  THE  KEELEY   IN8TITUTE  133 Osborne St., Winnipeg,  Pale, Thin,  Nervous?  Then your blood must be In  a very bad condition. You  csnainiy know whit to take,  then tale It ���������Ayer's Saraa-  parllla. If you doubt, then  conault your doctor. Weknow  what he will nay ihour thi*  gr-flwold family medicine.  SolMor over 60 years.  Thli to oSatnt anMtlM mr i������  MSi "*f# your Ww*U rjtwlwf!������������������  that iam aitlea .t ta. Svsii i*   aoammXHtawtatf, Xttprosr li-rari  ami ytmr hnwfl* malar bfuitaM Mi  eotn.t Ajtriinn*.  An  vers  n-fivwoi,  AWE cm.  CBoar recTouu.  Amnrlcnn Cofutnlfl'don which con-  voned flr*t at Quebec and Inter nt  WnshlnRfon.  An Ancllcnn In religion ho mnrrforl  In Mnrch, 10nf>, Miss Dora Wood,  dmighlor of flenntnr Wood, of Sack-  vlllc, N*������w Tlrunswlel-r,  all the bonoflts from his food.  In tho appointment of a Gonoral  Agont nt Wlnnlpog tho Allan Steamship Company hnvo not withdrawn  thoir t'lckets from the ngcnls of tho  Canadian   Pacific   railway   botwoon  Tn politics Mr. Nichols !* n eon- Port Arthur and Vancouver, nnd as  florvntlve nnd a member of tho AI- heretofore, passengers can purchase  hanv Club, Toronto.     Ho In alio a tickets to or from Europe from any  member nf tho Masonic Ordor, Ionic  Lodge, A.F. & A.M., Toronto.  Ilnsrd's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Advice for Lovers.  Once tbo introduction is over it re*  mnln������ mnlnlr w-'+li the ruin ��������������� r:.;;]:'  tht* mo������t nf Til* ndvfintfltT*'** TTe will  find out whnt interests Iter people.  Ho will bring her father rare cuttings  for his garden or Introduce him to n  choice brand of cigars.   Ifo will hnd  11 . ..  xviviu.t,    ut       -.tut.* i      Mnllll  As lo tho  Tommy to rido n bicycle,  lady of his heart, ho will begin by  sharing hor pursuits only as a means  to nn nnd, for when lovo making onco  ������tojw in, other pursuits nro cglected.  This transition stngo requires great  tact, lie mud not nturtlf her by too  sudden a development, The ft\*������-rnRo  fjrl J-ivcj to it;uu tiiuu tu iinjtts bi-inn  ivoood ������nd won. Slio basks in tho  gradual unfolding nt her love; she rejoices in oseh new phase of their  conrt������htp.~The Etiquette of Encage-  mont and Marriage. (London).  agont of tho Canadian Pacific railway  in tho North-West, or British Colum.  bla, over tho Allen lino, or any othor  Atlantic Steamship Company.  Rons rifles will not be used tt tho  coming D.R.A. matches.  *mamm  DODD'S  t KIDNEY  t-Vy    PILLS  ,   cKkidinhV.?  f No doubt you'll nMd s      tu  TOWER'S  H*H BRAND  SUITorSLICKER  thii Mates,  Males se mliules - It'i ths kind  th-tt'i r>������nnt*Hdto ktsp yos dry  and esmfsrtaUs In ths Urd.it  norm. Mad* In Bla-ek et Yellow, 8������ldl?tilnli*M������d������*bn.  TOWW CANADIAN  GREATEST OF ALL TONI08  (PRONOUNCED S&KEEtO*  AU DRUQ0I3T3-0NE DOLLAR���������FREE TRIAL  DR T. A. tLOOUM, Llmlt-Sd  178 King ������t W.   Toronto, Omnojtm  A Holy Man's Vent.  Somo wonderful things uio nuid to  Imvn been performed recently by the  Taahi Lama of Hhigatso, tho most holy  of tho holy mon or   Tibet.   Tim pr������-  nnoiliri'-Tq     minor-tod     witb   1*!<.   --> ;������   t,,  tho Tower of llcnsres, whoro llhudd-i  is supposed to have first preiM-lu-d to  his livo Brahmin disciples, iu thus described in the Htntc-smitn, of (Viciitln:  "Around thi* towor tlio Tushi Lhiiim  burnt three nmunds (160 pound*) of  clarified letttor. ffVli'ed tu-irlv .100  lamp*, Ht-iitter-ml fiimeis and tiike������ in  hhi|M������lane,������ iind i|tt,*ri-d p������-iy,-������,<.- i������ :ul  orsHnn nf liuddhs lur ihhm* tluui nn  hour. After circumsnilnibting the  tower Mivcrsl timet th<? T*������li'i !..���������)..������  himielf -mumed the form of {luddh*,  Whilo other lamas and laymen wor*  tlii|)p������d turn inst������4d of tbo tower."  W   l<* If   Hi������ ^ftft  vN^W'S, __jegj^||^A^^, ���������BEIK^H  CQljtJ^EBl^.  ������sa������������Ba^uj^^*^i.j^'.w..l^^^c'.vwi^ks-������-w. w*^jras=''������.g^-*'^-i!.|.*.tt;  gresee , so is found the need for  further prohing of the sore. Utopia  will never come to us on this earth,  hut the power of grinding monopolies io-brokeii, and never again .in'  the United Stales will unscrupulous -  money magnates regain the power  to rob ilie,poor as iti the past.  Aud with America 'he whole world  awakes, in every centre of civilization, the good work done by Uncle  Sam's.cleansing machinOiwilLoreatft  a revolution. .Evils which existed  and were toterated-will be brushed  aside^and the next de'i-udo will  witness.changes in the social und  industrial world which J,\vn years  ago were unheard of, or else were  looked upon he idle,dreams.  JCORRKSPOM P EF CE.  ^Editor News  .Sir  Since the correspOiKje.nce,re ,Retre.nch-  , ment has been (goiny pn, quite a ���������������������������variety  of opinions have been expressed but ii  skeins that no conclusion has been arrived at whereby this necessary .retrenchment can be accomplished, According  , to Tax Payer's letter, if the City were,to  lay off;Policenun Banks,.liis family would  1 suffer.   Nowl.have^ep^d^kat.Mr Banks  -WU..UI  .i   I ti u i.. ���������iu.iji'm I,   nqUtW  Royal ��������� Bafikof Cajjada  Capital (paid up),.  $3,000,000  BeservePuad.  .............. ...... 8,487,1.32  Total Assets, 30^378,576  T..E. KliNNY, pBisrufiwr. K. L. PEASE. Gjk������srav Makaqk  .BRANCH AT CUMBEHLA^I),  Sayings Bank Department:--Diapd|it8 of $i aud upwards received;   Interest tl-  lovved at eurreut rates, compounded iwioe eaoh year on 30tfi June and 31st Deoember.  Draft6 on all points bought and sold. ���������    ���������       ���������  H P. WILSON, Manage*.  OFFICE HOUlfcS   10 to 3;    Saturday 10 to?12; op������n   Paj Nights 7 p.m. to9p.m  5e.  LOAF  CREAM BREAD  lOo per loaf  ���������o.for$^op'  Fishing Tackle NThearpSa,e  .A. LABG-BSTOOKQF ���������-  ���������Rods,  Reds, 'Lines, -Casts, plies, iFly books  a'lotmone than was ordered;  ToGetRidof Thes^j Goods they will h% sold  cheap foa Cash .for the next Ten Days.      :' - y ���������  T. D. McLean, Won^L  Watchmaker  -Cumberland B. G.  Esquimalt and Nanaimo  H^fPTJCE IS.HEREBY GIVEN that  *��������� -^  ?,o da'\- fniin date I intend to apply  *."���������������������������*.*<������. {'jVin. Chiqf Commisioner of  'Lands and Works for a twenty-one (21.)  .year lease of the* following .described land  fpr the purpose of Oyster .culture, .coin-  ,mencirig at a post planted,on the Easterly shore of Von Pqnnpe Cieek, Cortes  (Island, ^ence following the shore line  pound head of creek to a point opposite  ^initial post thence to place of commencement, epclosint! 300 acres, more or  "    ,"-      JOHN GUN ARSON,  less.  i1  At Last!  ���������The 'Schoolmaster'  apology hue   showed  his band.     "Names pleuso"���������yc'J,  that is what "Mr" Bates would like  to know,   Only .one way Batea.   If  a libel appears in the News, prone ���������  (oute, then perhaps  yonr  curiosity  vwill be enticed.  ������������������������������������o   Yes, dear school tniuHer, rnaybe  ,you cun raise a little move caah on  salary,vouchers, and get the whore*  -,'^ithal to proHOcuio ub for leflo ma-  jeste but you never will hnve (he  .moral courage to publish communi-  .catione from tbo publio  pn  public  matters. That ban been proved  .over and over npain, if the public  ,tell anything like the truth, and the  .only screed purporting to be a let*  tter ever publio hurt .by you win* a  ,.sourriloiH iMtmltlug lie, notion up  by the Knierprlflo, ur at itu instiga'  tion. liitvH you for-^oiteu ihuuipo-  .logv/Mr'Hateti ?  80 far as 'Biliingfigato''goe**, nothing ih bad enough to throw nt a  cur, To apply nice criticism to  3������t������������ would be liko chucking din  .mondfl to a gorilla���������excep* that the  ,,,.?���������*,. ���������.,, 11 <    ,, -.���������..    ,1,-1  , ,  The "Sunshine" fur^ce a*id  ' ������������������///ff^^^^  ".sunny"-w.ays i-are synonymous.        ''/'III I IN��������� ^\  The ,cold, dreary winter days can  fbetmadeTclaeery-^^  ..*.."*���������������������������'������������������  he^lihiul heat if you liave a " Sunshine" furnace.  Is jeasi^i* ;to ^operate, cleaner, uses less fuel ,nnd  # Shines" itj ma&y other -ways overscommon iurnaces.  Two shakers .are used to shake the heavy, triangular-  ahaped grates. This just cuts the worjc of shaking-  down in ihalf, besides be^ing easier .on the furnace .than  tho old on-a-sha&er style.  Sold hy enterprising dealers everywhere.  Booklet fr.eu.  C. II. TARBELL  wwk '-���������.���������tmmma^enmm.rwmmr-r,-* ywmm������t.wm*M*aamu**MmmmLwmw  Sole Agent  um*wimw,.,.iwimmtm  .ef ���������  appr eiate 'h" valuo,  Then������-������������ fi<>.n Kd-h.i slow- timt  iarfrom difturliitii'.i'H iiein-������ q':-lii-d  in that 'u.id *������' iVTii-ii., ;!i... ;*.  cruvo dMn;"-r of ���������,.*;!,! di-Ard*r><" i< f}.���������������  n-ar future, hjhJ Uiib d^piiw lut;  fact thai tb<'{*-<>!>'c^ are tow u-Ua  ^y with pvJiajrjivjAirv-/ tj^i^ni-  yttUOJB'    Tbf r������A������iui| U ntit    liitr.   tu  xjxyit**.    ^V^H������i������.J|, mixd ^UpHii,*AtX**-  with the outnido world ,;������ graduiill.y  touching the dowmijoti^a mniii^s  that they nrna certain ilatent power, that they in fact, are ihe nation,  and that they haveln-on for.cotuur-  ict ruled "uc t wisely, but too well"  That Hooner or later a rebel lion  against vliia ruling would uccu.r was  in iho ordinary march o{ events,  and it looks very much as if the  timo bug, or i. nbout to anivo. A  thmongh pufK-itiK 0/ tho old Byntem  ianbuolutelv ucoohhhry bt'forc it can  H.ifely ho tfiiid tlua 'hcentintry in at  rxr-aw, nud on a nouridcoiiHtitiiiiomii  basin.  .Important p������������^i:iI cluvngesi aro  taking pin cu throughout the wholo  civilized world. Jn England,  whor������ exists tno mcn-t model of  modern government*, the national  voire loudly fln-no-*--- for certain  chang������'H long fureen-ted, for cerlain  .���������-���������.���������'ts   ....     \,���������..,     1.        )      *    .,.,.: ..,  the "Land of the Free", has ulai'ted  a itrenuous bucking n^ninut tne  colhwual mai.ipnlJi ion of unlimited wealth to the advi-ninge of the  iiip'iiv r.yrU-in". i in- uutmigemeiit  nf till 1 ir "o rniif'i'frK jn whirl) f)),.  money of tho peopi- in invebted,  either ao insurance, ot Muck-- or in  other way*, u being tubjecied to  l tb ������4r������ luij;lu oi g..vcfi*meiit in*  4 ve.> ty xx tut, end *nxl)*������ wur^jl   wy  ./  has been trying for some time past to  Hed on the police force in Vancouver or  Victoria. If he were foitunnie enough  to get an appointment in one of these  places ������bat would chit* City doi Now  I think that this town could do au it did  before ii had a paid policeman and us  the town of Wellington did for yeans md  thnt is make arrangements with the Provincial Policeman to do police duty ,ind  if proper steps were taken no doubt the  Government I'ould ussist a town like  Cumberland in thin respect il they wou!d  agree to piiv purl of ihe salary,  No* re Hiyh SHvinl, Ta*: I'ayur say*,  fcv;s ought to be $4 pur month per pupil,  litj.h'.iuld'.K: j.nc uf llic^c lucky ones who  is yetting J.i .1 ilav foi a w������lt job, and if  he had children attending the High  School wuuld hu be so willing to make  the fee* $.) pe.' month ?  Mr lulitor, thanking you for the above  I =|MU| j ,1111 iuuiD tiu/y,  t\XX*l\t'.l\  ay CeBebrat>3n. Thffi's&j/, % 24fh.  The .popular (.occur-ion Stenme.'.'Jity ox Nanui-nm \*.-ii'i.*j!,I uom  ���������Comox av7.00 p m.and from'"Uii.on   Wharf   .;t   8 d'p   -.p'-m   vn  'Wediu-sday.'M y 23rd.   ��������� ,      ,  Relun.ing, ->aila fr-mNanaimc :it 10 DO" "p-m .on   Thursday  May 24ih. *  Single Fare Rates in e feet fur .Round Trip  From fomoxto Namtim '  a- d  return���������.>8 2o.  Fiurn Union Wharf--$o.00 ,.".."  GEO. I   COURTNEY, DU'.. Fa. and Pm*. A-;.  ���������.Cor. Fort a.'.d U'������vt. Streeiri, Vietnria B.C.  *w*N %yt'���������wi'fc���������  air  jCAKSAR fell  MnrR ^Anthony wub sorry for him  but he could not help it. Il your  hair i������falling^oui you can help it  by u ing Hev������n Sutherland ,ai!*te������r������  Muir (ilniwer nntl Benin Ole-mer  wliii h luiv*- !itf������r������JJ>* aPioni-HJuHl m^n  kino ny Xtoor joint ejlect. l^iu'ent*  and Pt-wre-stH have stood aniH^pd nl  tb������ miperb Irene** of the finterf nnd  fcave eagerly and pucce^fnlly xitt-A  *.honemo he*n 1}fhr.  IS   J^UU   7TB   ASK  ] UfciT a ebanco ������o fltow vou tl\at  J    wo a) wttyn pliMiwu oiw eusi^aiiro  bv supplying tbein witJi ihe B-BSf '  MKATS* at( thu   lowest   mnriet r  prict'U,   A trial order will convince  you.  THE   CITY  Meat   Market,  W. W  McKAY, Proprietor.  HAUOWARK Bl-MCOIALTtliJS  for Hprinp nl the Hig Store, il-hing  tackle, Ui-mnioekt*, IVnniH i'iiei]iioiH  and Bally. Lawn mowern, Gai'deti  reels, Garden Iiubo, Garden toolf,  l.uwn MprinkU-r'i, PonMry netting  ^eiecndoor^.'WiniloiT bliudn, Wall  paper, Paints and liruphee,  We carry   a*fto HtockH   of   (hone  line-1, nt Ii v.-' -.-it pvicft.    Your pat-  c. Le!??r fi: Co.  NOTICE.  Any pernio <r per-ony f������tind out-  tniior removiiiL' timber ir-wi Lofp  ,i<5, 20 and the HHUh 22 ������c/ei������ df  tbe Fractional"N \V. f ^c 30 and  Frac iot'rti H W jof See 30 (������7 Ac)  .of Township X|l. Nelson District,,  n.ill*be prom'eiiied according fo hyv  (HUNTit MOUNCE.  Cuiultur-inf.d J. ii <)'h 1906,.  ���������-rw-nnivft.o-t.Jht'iinrijrt���������  ���������AtKk*t:  CUM B|ER LAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  Supplied at Low-jut Market tirlom  Vegetable^  A  Great V-arinty mvSU  alwayi b������  in Htouk ;   ������lao a supply of  Fresh Fish    .  Will bo on Hiilo ,ovi*jy VVoiln������(ifl������  Your patmnutfo ii uotdinllf invito^. **&  all ordci'H w il), hi* promptly dolivwwl.  J.McPfieelSon  PHOPKTKTOUa.  FOR SALE  60 acres bottom land 2������ wiles  from tou-n, good spring water, very  suitable for dairying, about $300  itnprovom-ent,   Kacy JeruiH,  Apply a* thin office.  m 23  OROWOli K. MARTIN  ;        ' AfV       'HW AN������90UC1|*0R  i       u./. Jt. - ��������� ��������� r .-j n 4 of Co-ntmrce '23ld\;.  I *V(jr'-tifrriO B. C  I  Dull Evenings.  Are Banished  VV-iifcM i'i/u OWN   A  I      Columbia  I    Graphophone  It V> ill Pnovmr.  THE BEAT MUSIC  THE HUNHCSST BONOS  ���������l3M0|'rMiHAaLB  wiMir at rooa own rtaicitm, *t  a MiioT'itynt -"Vr      U'nmc fflli  I'ATAUM-UK OK I'AU,  AT  FLETCHER BROS.  1���������^-? '        .atraatmemmamm.  VICTORIA, HAWklMO  VANcomrsR.  2   Hole AircntP I'OT B.C.  *f9

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