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Direct fnttn the m^nufacuii "T8 an assortment ot New Kitchen Cooking Ut��ne��l��
aud Very .Serviceable
The prices are  reasonable  and within the
reach of all who believe jn paying a fair price
for a thoroughly good article.
See These Goods.
We are air^nts and
carry an tool; o ih'-. fn
Mado by tm- GURNEV i'lLO&H Co. LA
the largest ai-i'i most reliable stove mak-
The Best Stoves at ��� Rl��Ht .Prices.
������ CITY'* ..;
Sanitarium! Fwiid
If vou wa-u satisfaction in price and'material PLACE
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Cumberland B. C.
A committee has hern formed to
-olicit and tor thia uivWtaltin^ilr.v
Mr Christmas f..r Trinity Chinch,
Mr T.E: Bulky for "ihe -Mttthodirtt
and oni1 to by chosen for the Presbyterians.
For a frond 75c umbrella Go to
the Big Store.
The Campbell River wharf work
ispro-jroBfiin-*-* Nearly nl ihe piles
hnve been driven and it will then
ho in oasy ma'fer to (\"wh up,*
which it ia anticipated can bo done
before the Bnuw^alla.
On Thursday afternoon, October
25th, the marriage was solemnized
of Mies Margaret Urquhart. eldest
daughter of Mr and Mrs Alex  Urquhart of Courtenay, and Mr Wal -
ter McPhes of the firm  of MrPhee
& Sons, Courtenay.   The ceremony
r wae performed at tho Presbyterian
Church by Rev Mr Menzies, the sacred edifice being beautifully decorated for the occasion with ivy, roses
and ' carnations      The hundsome
bride   was   tastefully   ��owned   in
white duche^se satin trimmed wi'h
embroidered chiffon and silk applique, veil and orange "blossoms, she
also wore a hand: ome  pearl necklace, the gift of the groom, and carried a bouquet of rosi-*** and  caina
ttons.    She was attended hy Mifrsei?
Isabel Urquhart and   Bertha , Mc-
*' ���* '^*
Phee both of whom looked exquisitely charming in dresses of cream
eolieune with picture bais to match.
They carried bouque'.s of white and
pink carnations,  and   wore   pearl
brooches,   gifts   from   the'groom,
Dr JudRon McPhee did the honors
of best man .      After the ceremony
the young couple drove to the home
of the bride's parent**,���Glen-urqa-
hart��� where, under a redding bell
of white chrysanthemums, ihey received the congratulations of a large
number of  relatives   and   friends,
who were afterwards   entertained
_M_a sumptuous and ������elaborate wedding dejeuner.   ^Tr-and^tnTHc^"
Phee were the recipients "of so many
valuable artel useful presents that
it is impossible ".to give, a   list,   ihe
young people   both   being   native
born Comoxian8 and are naturally
held In the highest esteem by ever)'
of BTeij-.'faHpara
is coming-
I winh to inform the Public that
they can get (joo-ii: lur 10% lesu than
Eat**tern Catalogue Houses aui better still, you see what you are buying-
A few second   hand  heaters
sale At the Big Store.
Pour ilistiiicfc tremors, presumably earthquake shocks, woro felt here
about 10 80 p.m., last Sunday.
About SO seconds elapsed between
eaoh ehook.
Now stork of carpets, floor cloths
and linoleums juet In At the Big
one in the disirict. The honey-
-moon will be. spent in the cities of
Southern California when, after a
month's absence, Mr and Mrs McPhee will reside at Courtenay. The
bride's travelling cop ume .-.as wive
colonel broadcloth with hat to
match. The News extends hearti
est congratulation** to tbe newly
wd' e-1 pair, wishing them long life
and prosperity.-.
Miss EMiel Hancock, sister of Mr
Sidney Hancck of this town'  was
united in the holy bonds of mari-
mony on Thur day evening last lo
Mr Ira C (Valine.   Tbe ceremony
at which Rev P U ChriBtmap oflici
ated, was celebrated at the home of
the bride's mother, Mrs A    Jones.
A number of tho friend* of the family were present, who sat d wn   to
a bountiful wedding   repast   after
tho srrvice    The bride in  a   niece
of Mr* K Short of Vancouver.
I    Rich CutOlaM^
4* Leather  Dressing  Cases and
Y    Writing  Use*,      Watches,
T     Clocks  and all kinds  of
solid gold Jewelery, Diamond*   etc.    Sterling
Silver andSilver Plated   ware   Ebony
Gooda. . , , . .
���j?    *sB* Everything  Engraved free of \\
ohitrge       Jowolry   Manufaotnred
from your own Gold ou the Premises.
���l. . -
iui.iiiiwmi f*MaMmWi*$MTmW'tm*yeeammiiama*
Af xvoikmpn ww hmy rnicing
and underpinnitm the house occupied by Constable li nks, on Mondav, somethiiiK gave 'way and thu
building look a Hud-i-n lurch, leaning heavily Thouuli of court*? entailing much ��� x'r-i work, the aeci-
denl was in 'do gnod <vithont troublo
lift* HmiifH lost n uo ul ubal of glaus
wart; through the i-h.��.'k.
A call (itt) tt mt .-ii jj lianiwaru
Htore will ii'mvii'ir you luul u*- ���
keeps U;o InrgW't aud best stock oi j
Htovoi" and Kan *,'*-�� ��n tin*  uiettic'*. i
C'.niolh'*v I* ���<.*hc- > orft
r-ni;.:i.i),it v.'...-* -')��� fur i,\
Ml: lll-llll
tt! fi'.ti: ii;;��' th��>m   At
T. Mayeda, iv Japanero digger,
wn- killed in No. 4 mine last vet-k
It ftxprntt thit nfter ft'ing a shot he
\*ent imo bin place before iho nmokf
hudeleivr.fi, unci a pkce.nf the voof
dlvurbud i'.v a prop having be n
blown out, fell on bim killing him
inetnnMv Hnd be wni'wl unill
the Hall was clear, 'thi- dnxxvor
would have boen appur- fit He
l��..vc- a wile her". It in on* >' a iuW
days 9 n'-.e tlv- attno nun was huni-
lv i-y��rU��ic liimiolf in "dWtin-J
m-i.l��*-*i-ri*(tlions luoii.it'it: * ���'���     ��� ���
�� hit'trtoi ����l itiiuiiifi   .i.��i"��  ��� -    ,v -f
wiiH kiilci. to proceed to J��|i*iu.
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Sportsmens Goods
1 and
j General Hardware
for mi
A larvc well built hou���� in de-
HirablB roKitlenoe pan o! city, k
bargain, for cash. '
Apply thic ofRee.
On road neur Court* oay a lady'f
nock fur.
Apply thii*. office.
RUriiiitMPP uiuerUinod at
tliuuor un Th.irxday litxt Hon Mr
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'      i  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  riage," "A Beautiful Coquette," "Thc  Heiress of Cameron Hall"  (Continued.^  CHAPTER V,  "I did not mean to speak crossly  to you, my dear," said Judge Kneeland, his voice a little husky and  tremulous, "I quito forgot myself  for a moment; but, speaking seriously, Olive, I wish you to pay heed  to my words; do not waste your  sympathy upon Roger Glendenning;  he is entirely unworthy of it. I regret keenly that I over allowed him  to cross my threshold."  Olive did not answer; this troubled  him.  "Did he ever sppak to you upon  the subject of love, Olive?" he asked, abruptly. "I ask the question in  all earnestness; you may answer it  or not just as you please; still, it  would be better if you were to make  a confidant of me, my child."  "Would it make you more lenient  with him, papa?" asked the girl in  a low, shaking voice, eager with tremulous emotion.  "It will do no harm to try and  see," returned the old judge, evasively.  The girl dropped her brown head,  that hor father might not read the  pain in her tear-dimmed eyes aa  she replied, falteringly:  "He never told me so in words,  papa, but I am sure he does love  me, and that he would lay down  his life .for me if* need be; his every  wistful glance, the trembling of his  hands when they touch mine, his  gi'eat joy in being where I am, tell  it all too plainly. Nannie noticed it;  so did all the rest of my girl  friends."  "And do you care for him, Olive?"  asked the judge, nervously.        ,   " .  -   Th-e-giri���������hid���������her-faee~in-her"hands-  ancl burst into  tears.  "Miist I toll you that, papa?" she  faltered, sobbingly.  "Yes," returned the judge, sternly;  "tell me the truth,"  "I���������I���������do care for him," sobbed  Olive. "I never knew how much until  ���������until���������to-day. I���������I���������care 'for him so  much that I would do anything in  tho wide world to reinstate him in  your favor. Won't you forgive him  for my sake, papa?" she sobbed,  holding her arms out to him imploringly. "I know, I am suro it is all a  terrible mistake, unci if he has an  opportunity to speak, ho will prove  it to you. Now, it it had been his  brother Oscar who had been accused,  I would not have boen so amazed���������  so dumbfounded���������hut Roger! oh, never, papal" sho cried vehemently,  "never!"  "Stop! don't mako such a dramatic sceno in public view!" exclaimed  her father, hastily; "you will attract  nil tho servants to tho windows to  find out what is going on."  She camo nearer to him and looked up into his angry faco.  "You havo novor in all my llfo  refused mo any favor that you could  grant, mo, papa," sho sobbed; "now  do not turn from mo when I plead  with you to sparo poor Roger."  "I will hoar no moro!" declared  the Judge, stormily,' turning on his  heel; "you shall not interiorc���������tho  law ��������� must tak������ Ita   course.     Your  words can not influence mo to  compound a felony."  He entered tho house, and took  hia scat at tho luncheon-table.  For tlio first timo Jn hor life, Olive  did not join him thoro, It Hoomoci  terribly lonely to hnvo no bright,  girlish faco oppoRlto him, nnd no littlo whlto hand toying among th*  china cups.  It had always boon a groat delight  to him to lorgot all his cares in listening to Olive's girlish nonsense  ond gay laughter, Tho room seemed  gray and deaolale. Ho would not  havo had that llttlo tilt with his  Olive if tho handsome young private  "secretary had not come between  them, he told hlmsolf bitterly, and  his heart grow harder than ever toward tho young man who had such  a hold upon his daughter's heart.  "Young girls of Olive's age are  very roniuntlc," ho muttered;  "there's only ono thing to do, and  thut is to not my foot down firmly  in this Glondontilng affair. She will  gueve ������'ui m Lit!..., '.������.<������������������. ':' *���������"'.!! oil  View over, nttrt, ������*nmnn-Hke. nftrr he  is out of sight h-Iic will soon forget,  him, M,v summer vocation is near nt  hand, nntl I will take her to Saratoga, Bar Harbor, or somo fashionable wn-terlng-iiliico; she mny take  her friend Nannie tiiong u mh< um***..  And tho old judgo wont out of the  house, Htuilinu grimly at his own  diplomacy nntl clover plan to nip lu  the bud his daughter's infatuation.  Never httd tit<wo about the Supreme Court hnhelil the judge in m������  harsh a mood as he ww- that ������lti*r-  noon. as those interested in thesev-  eral cases broii-jlit, up Uiuiu U.ut  discovered to their cost.  The first thing hn did wns to attend to the making out of nl) necessary pttpors in his charge against  Roger 01tn������!i*nning, whom ho intended to pm-wii'-* to the full extent of the law.  ��������� rro aid not glance out of the window when the conveyance drove up  to the Supreme Court Chambers to  take Glendenning, who was in charge  of an officer, to the Tombs, nor did  Roger Glendenning" raise his heavy  eyes to the window.  "It does not matter what becomes  of me," he said, gloomily, to his  companion, as the door of the carriage closed after them and they  seated themselves. "Life is a blank  to me. I only wish to Heaven that I  could go mad, and thus find temporary release from my miserable, torturing brain!"  For some moments they rode on in  silence, Glendenning gazing indifferently from the window at the  throngs of passers-by. This was' the  last time for many a long and weary  year that he would drive through  those crowded streets, arid see thc  faces of free men and women and  little children hurrying to and fro,  looking up bright and gladsome  through the sunshine at him. He  wondered if the brother for whom  he was making so terrible a sacrifice  would have done the same for him,  had he been in his place. It would  all have been different had there been  any chance for him to have won  Olive Kneeland'e love; then, though  Oscar had been a thousand times his  brother, he would not have taken  upon his own shoulders a felony  that Oscar should have atoned for.  Suddenly he clutched at the officer's arm, straining his eyes toward  the opposite pavement.  "You can do me a favor if you  will," cried Glendenning, hoarsely;  "it is the first and last that I will  ever ask of you." N  "If I    can conscientiously    do    it  -withojatijioMifiMag^Jdik^L^Jy^ ������.  will    do  it,"  answered    the    other.  "What is it?"  "Draw up to tho opposite pavement and let the carriage stand there  for three minutes. Ah! three minutes is not much out of a life-time.  Do you see that young girl walking  swiftly down the street? That is  Miss Kneeland; she is going to her  father's office; she will turn that first  corner. Let me make my words a  prayer to you; draw rein, and let  me sit here and watch her out of  sight, will you?"  Those few words told tho officer an  eloquent story; he could read plainly  what they meant.  No, three minutea of happiness was  not much to take out of a life-time,  and he would fool tho happier for  knowing that he had gratified him;  it was the last kindness that ho could  ever do for this young man who had  shown him such compassion in othor  days. Ho gavo tho ordor quietly.  Roger Glendenning sat quito still,  with his strong hands clinched tightly together. Ho quito forgot tho other's presence, forgot tho wholo world,  remembering only tho young girl, so  near him and yet���������nh, God I���������so far,  who was disappearing so swiftly from  his strained ga/.o. His whole soul  seonied concentrated in that gazo.  His lips moved, and his companion  heard him mutter, brokenly;  "I may never seo hor again in this  world, and I lovo hor so! but It Is to  mako hor happy that I am undergoing all this now/'  Tho last of tho sontenco was so indistinct thnt his companion wns not  quito sure ho had hoard aright, but  he cortainly understood this much,  that Roger Glendenning hopelessly  loved tho old Judge's beautiful young  daughter,  At that instant Glendenning uttor-  ed a low cry.  "Daro I ask ono moro fnvor of  you?" ho asked, huskily. "Sho dropped ono ot tho rottohud* that was  lying on her broast. Soo] it lies in  the dust of tho road-sldo. I���������I���������  would glvo hair of my llfo to havo  that rosobud. I would tako it with  mo into my captivity. I would ehor-  ish it whllo my lifo lasted, and the  prayer would bo on my lips that they  would -bury it with mo whon I die.  Would you mind if I wore to got if?  Suroly you can trust me. I will not  b������ out of your sight, and only a few  Stops from you. Be kind to mo, Will  ycv. ge* u, ���������"* ritlrw mt* to do so?"  Was the ntfleer mod, or did hoart-  felt pity for the young man blind his  reason and'niako him forgot for one  brief moment his sworn duty, not to  allow him out of his custody for even  an instant?  "You may k-'I the itovtut if j-Jm  prize it so very highly," ho responded, gently; and a full realisation of  what ho had dono did not fully occur to lilm until Glendenning, who  "ngt'rly sprung from th" vehicle, was  i!tnu������t arro'-'v the rond to th������ opposite pavement. Watching him an-  xlotifily, he now Mm ntnop nnd re-  cow the diiuKovvrt'd bud, and turn  his face toward the vehicle again.  Thon. nil in a moment of time, a  horrible event happened. There was  a fearful explosion within tho building directly in front of which Ihe  carriacre stand, and in an in������uul iWs  wildest scene of terror reigned that  pen could ever picture or mind conceive. The air was thick with blinding smoke and hurling bricks, the  shrieks and =gronns of the panic-,  stricken pedestrians, the mad shouts  for help, the terrible roar of a seething fire that had ignited all in an  instant, and over all the ring of the  fire-engine bell and the plunging of  horses' hofs. A very pandemonium  reigned where but a moment before  had been the business street of a  city, over which the afternoon sunshine slanted smilingly.  Tho officer, William Blake, was  thrown unconscious to the bottom of  the carriage. Ono of the horses was  killed outright by a flying bowlder,  tho other was maimed and trampled  over by the throng in their mad  flitrht for life. Even the driver of the  vehicle deserted his post in the wild  confusion, threw the reins to his disabled horses, and fled into the midst  of the terrified crowd.  It was one uf the most horrible  holocausts that was ever recorded in  the annals of a great city. For three  days the fire-fiend held sway, and  block after block was swept before  it like chaff before the hurricane.  Por three days body after body  was taken from the ruins, and many  more were still, missing; but the  heat was so intolerable that the  workmen made but slow progress in  their searching.  The first two names to head the  list of the missing were those of  Officer Blake and Roger Glendenning.  They were known to be among the  number, but just which of the charred remains were theirs it was hard  to say,  [to up mwTTVT-p-n.")  HE DIDN'T BUY.  Raking Graas After Mowing*.  Some persons advise raking after  each mowing. I do not, because the  clippings drop down into the grass and  form a mulch, which I consider of  great benefit They also help to fertilize the soil. The lawn that is not  mowed often enough will not look well  after you have been over it with the  mower, because there was growth  enough to partially hide the sward upon which it falls. This will wither and  turn brown in a day or two and greatly detract from tho beauty of the lawn.  But if you keep your lawn well mowed,  ���������and that means going over it at least  three-t'imes���������a���������week--in-oi*dinaiw��������� seasons���������the amount clipped off at each  mowing will be so slight that there  will not be enough of it to show. Let  the knife blades be set high enough to  leave at least two inches of the foliage.  The Coyote.  One of the most interesting wild animals ls the prairie wolf, known in  Mexico ns the coyote and In the old  world as the jackal. It is thirty-six to  forty Inches long, with a tall measuring sixteen to eighteen Inches in length.  The color is usually a dull, yellowish  gray on the back aud sides, with black  cloudings. The underpavt and Inside  of the limbs are of a dirty white tint  Tho voice Is a sort of snapping bark,  and for this reason the animal is  known as tho "barking wolf." It Is  found on tho western plains, extending from Mexico to latitude 55 degrees  north. It hunts ln packs and Is very  fleet.  A Good Color.  Negroes use the same phrases tbey  hoar whites use, ofton wltb amusing  application. This conversation, overheard ln tho streets of a southern city,  ls related in Lipptncott's Magazine:  ������������������Howdy, Mis' Maudy? How is you?"  called one dusky aunty to another.  "Ob, I Jes' tollable, Mis* Johnson. How  you foolln'?" was the rosponse. "Why,  I*s a-feolln' mighty peart, I ls," confided Mrs, Johnson. "I outtenly doei  feel fine." "Wcllum, yo' sho' is look-  In' well," ngrood bor frlond. "Yo* color's io good,"  Experience of a Man In Searck ot ta  Present For Bla Gtrl.  "A fellow never realizes what a woman's articles of wear cost until he ls  engaged to be married," observed a  young business man. "This fact was  impressed on ine with particular emphasis. I happened to meet on lower  Broadway a college chum, now In business and in moderate circumstances,  who has just become engaged to a nice  girl, also without an independent fortune.  "'Com? In here with me, Jack,' he  said, stopping in front of a well known  shop. 'Tomorrow Is Minnie's birthday,  and! want to get her a remembrance.'  " 'What is It going to be?' I asked as  we made our way in.  " 'Well,' he replied, 'I've sent her so  much candy and flowers and stuff of  that sort that I think I'll vary it with  something useful this time. I've been  thinking of some nice handkerchiefs.'  "I agreed that handkerchiefs were  always a satisfactory possession, and  we wended our way to the proper  counter.  " 'I want to look at women's handkerchiefs���������something rather nice, suitable for a gift' said Jim, my companion.  "The saleswoman produced a box of  filmy affairs about the size of the palm  of your hand, with a narrow border of  lace and some kind of fancy business  ln each corner.  " Those are neat and simple looking,'  said Jim approvingly. 'How much are  they?'  "When the answer came, 'Twelve  dollars,' Jim thought,1 and so did I,  that the price named was for the entire  box.  "'Very well, I'll take a dozen,' he  answered, with a care free tone which  made the saleswoman look at us a little curiously.  '"Excuse me, but how many did you  say?' she asked.  " 'One dozen. There are a dozen in  the box, are there not?'  "'Yes, sir,' returned the young woman, with an impressed air. 'One hundred and forty-four dollars, please,' she  said, making out the slip.  "It was our turn,to stare.  "'I���������I don't understand you,' said  Jim,  gasping.    T  thought  you  were  jluoJingJhejH^ce by the dozen/      , '"You'll hardly get linen^aifd"real"  Valenciennes with those hand worked  corners for a dollar apiece,' sniffed the  saleswoman superciliously.  " 'I don't know hand work from fish  net myself,' retorted Jim crossly. 'But  I do know I'm not going to pay $12 for  a lot of rag threo inches square. Come  away, Jack; I'll get some kind of a  bangle at the jeweler's.'  "When we had escaped from the  withering glance of the damsel behind  the counter Jim mopped the perspiration from his brow.  " 'And then they say modern young  ) men are too selfish to marry,' he  groaned."���������New York Press.  Bow Batevy Ia <*t������nrrl������I.  Emery comes from the island of  Naxos, in the eastern Mediterranean,  whence it has been exported for the'  last two centuries or more.   The beds;  are In the northeast of the island, the;  deposit descending into some of the'  neighboring islands, the emery being;  found in lenticular masses, resting on  layers of schist In limestone, almost  identical with Parian marble, the finest marble known, which comes from  the Island of Paros, close by.   There  are about 300 men engaged In the  trade, all of whom have to be married  before tbey are admitted to the fraternity.  The material is much too hard  to be dug out or even blasted.   Great  fires are lighted round the blocks till  the natural cracks expand with the  heat, and levers are then inserted to  pry them apart  This system is continued until tho  blocks are reduced In size to masses of  a cubic foot or less, and they are then  shipped as if they were coals. There  are said to be 20,000,000 tons yet available at Naxos. It is one of the hardest substances yet known, coming next  to the diamond, and among Its crystalline forms known to the jewelers are  the ruby and the sapphire.  Lighting n Pipe.  A smoker who started to light his  pipe on the street turned to his companion and said: "A man told me the ,  other day how to light an ordinary  match ln a high wind. Let me show  you."  There was a stiff breeze blowing.  The demonstrator took from his pocket  an envelope, struck a parlor match on  a rail and shielded lt Inside of the envelope, facing the wind as he did so.  The match burned with hardly a flicker, and the man who held it puffed on  his pipe with great satisfaction.  "That's a trick worth knowing," he  remarked. "Here's another. Sometimes you get a spark on top of your  pipe .which the most yigorous puffing  fails to spread over the surface of the  tobacco. In that case take a piece of  paper of almost any kind and hold it  down in the spark. This will spread  the fire and give you the sort of light  a pipe smoker wants."  Opinion*.  Tess���������I've a perfect right to flirt If I  want to.  Jess���������I know, but there are some  people who dou't approve of that sort  of thing.  Tess���������Yes, and there aro some other  people who don't approve of tho people  who don't approve of that sort of  thing.���������Philadelphia Press.  An Artist's Peiit.  One of the most remarkable and mpst  ^rtistic^oTTwenf^four~liMfsi'Tec5rdi~  stands to the credit of Sir Edwin Land-  seer, who bad promised a picture for  the spring exhibition of tho Royal  British institution in 1845. On the day  before the opening he was found standing in front of an untouched canvas.  "I shall send that to the Institution tonight, a finished picture," he declared  to the astonished messenger who had  been sent by the hanging committee to  seo if tbe promised picture was ready,  "and have consequently given orders  not to be disturbed." True to his word,  Landseer put the finishing touch to his  canvas and dispatched it to Pall Mall  that very evening; and as "Tbo Cavalier's Pets" it was one of the greatest  successes of the exhibition.  The Silent Mcasngre.  "What kind of a tlmo ls Jack having  on his trip across tho Atlantic?"  "Awful."  "How do you know?"  "Ho promised to send mo a wireless  every six hours unless bo was too sick  to hold his head up, and I haven't board  from him since ho loft New York bar-  bor."~-DotroIt Free Press.  Proxr Hoebnnde In Tarkey,  Divorces are easy to obtain In Tu**  key, nnd a husband and wlfo may remarry throo times, if they wish to  marry a fourth time, the woman mutt  go through the formality of marrying  anothor man and tbon of being divorced. This custom has given rise to  a curious profession���������that of proxy  husbands, Such men are generally  blind and have no hesitancy In relinquishing their brides for ft money consideration.   Re Has,  "Pa, what doos savolr falre mean?"  "Well, I don't know tbat I can explain it omrtly, but the man who can  look tickled and Interested when somo*  body starts to tell a story tbat be has  board about twenty times before has  It all right"  A   Vou.r.  "Please, pa," pleaded Bobby, "Just  ono more."  "All right," said pa, closing bis book.  "Woll, say, pa," began Bobby, "who  is going to bury tbo lost man that  dies?"        Hot One of Item,  Bonos���������Tlie great men are all dying  off.  Jones-Thnt doesn't make ft necessary for you to see a doctor.  Veat He Con Id Do,  Eva-I saw Charlie Cogger yesterday.  Edna-You don't say, And did be tip  his bat?  Eva-No, be wagged bis foot  Edna-Wagged bis foot? Why, that  Is a strango way to greet a lady,  Eva���������Woll, you seo tho poor fellow  was under his automobile mending a  break,���������Chicago Nows.  Grading- tbe Qaeetlea,  "Have you over put aside anything  for a rainy day?"  "Mister," answered the native, "we  don't bavo to worry about rain ln this  part of tbe country. What we're afraid  of Is droughts."-Washington Star.  In Trade*  Mine -ijiutliet���������Xuul ���������������. Liiii  Sow!!*  bodd.   lie tuu&c Ills monoy \n trnde.  Miss Blushor-Wbat line?  Miss author-Matrimonial.  He traded his title for an heiress.  All serious soma ar������ oxsxmt b*i'.m*iu  tn immortality than we aa give  grounds for.-Bmtrson.  Tbe Chance of a Word.  "Spanking" did not suggest chastisement originally. It was unknown to  Johnson in this sense; to bim a "spanker" meant "a person who takes long  steps with agility." Rapid motion seems  to be the root idea of the word "spank,"  which is not merely representative of  tho sound of the act, as "slap" and  "smack" are. The low Gorman "spak*  kern," or "spenkern," to run and spring  about quickly, Is close to tbe original,  meaning; bonce a "spanking pace," a'  "spanking breeze" and a "spanker," In  tbe sense of an active and sturdy person,   Tbe Hndaon Bay Compear, ���������  In 1070 Charles II. granted a charter  to tho Hudson Bay company, giving to  that association the wholo and sole  trade and commerce in tho waters lying within tlie entnmco of tbo Hudson  strait and on tbe lands adjoining. After  tbe cession of Canada to Great Britain  In 1708 tho Northwest Pur company of  Montreal sprang Into existence, and by  its competition witb the older corporation compelled an amalgamation la  1821, -  Coat! naive.  Insurance Solicitor - Well, doctor,  bave you examined this new claimant?  Doctor-No. I baven't thought It nee*  essary. You see, I've been treating him  for tbe lost seven years, Insurance  Sollcltor-That's enough. If he bas sur*  rived that he mutt be a perton ot won*  drous vitality.  Hoi wi*.  "I don't see why Peckham should  make a poor mouth all the time. Bo  commands a good salary every week  of bis life."  "IU us.y oowzsaci It, but hit wife  demands It every week,"  Tbe olympiads consisted alternately  of forty-nine and nr** *****.���������**���������  Only Alternative,  Feroy-I say, Cholly, what do juo-  aw-do when youah taffor wetme* you  cwedit?  Cholly���������Why, l*-uw~twaaatcr me  patwonage to nnotbah tailor, doncber  IrUmW ���������������������������Gblemmr, Kmmm  *��������������� Well Beloved.  Charles VI. of France was bated try  bis people, and tn derision was termed  Hit Well Belovad.  An Every*Day Lessen,  *To thine own self be true." If the  street-oar conductor overlooks you hand  hlrn yonr nlekef. If the grocery man  undercharges you, call his attention to  the fnet. a fwiln* of strict honor and  hunesty it better than any amount ot  cash. If you know yourself to be a  gentleman you c������n carry yourself as  ouch and you can prove yourself to b*  such to your neighbors. If to your own  self you are true you -cannot then be  , UU* u> auy turn." I  11  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ������������������"���������t>*  COAST DEFENSE FORTS".  ��������� Scheme Tbnt Will Make New Torte  Practically Impregnable.  "Very new and modern are the almost automatic forts," writes C. M.  Sullivan in Technical World Magazine,  "so modern, indeed, that the installation of comparatively few of them has  been completed. But so complete is  the confidence of all the experts in  their inviolability that $50,000,000 is to  be spent at once by tbe United States  alone in the perfection of Its coast defense. Of this amount at least $1,000,  000 will be expended at Forts Hamilton and Schuyler, guarding the harbor  of New York.  "In coast defense work the first necessity ls to be always prepared for  attack, never to be caught napping.  With this Idea ln view small ships of a  new type and great speed are being  built for scouting purposes. Telephone  systems, supplementing the telegraph,  are being built along the whole coast  line, each station connected with the  nearest fortress. Coast guards and  lookouts are being furnished with  portable searchlights, and each observer will carry with him a portable telephone, the receiver clamped to his ear \  uo that he may be in constant touch  with the officer in command of the fire  control station. More remarkable still  Is the flying 'periscope,' a scientific  combination of telescope and camera,  which will automatically take snap- '  shots showing the details of everything  Visible on land and water within a distance of ten or even twenty miles.  "In practice it has been found possible to locate a target five or six miles  away, make the necessary calculations,  aim and fire a gun and drop a shot exactly on the specified spot, all within  three or four minutes."  MUW IT WORKED.  t  The Notmcar.  The nutmegcls the kernel of the fruit  of several species of trees growing wild  in Asia, Africa and America. The cultivated nutmeg tree is from fifty to  seventy feet high and produces fruit  for sixty years. The fruit is of the  size and appearance of a roundish pear,  yellow in color. The fleshy part of the  fruit is rather hard and resembles  candled citron. Within Is the nut, enveloped in a curious yellowish red aril  _ known_to.,u3^as_miice. To prepare_the_  seeds for use they are dried in a moderate heat for about two months. Then  the shells are broken and the nutmegs  picked out and assorted, the inferior  ones being reserved for the oil press.  As the essential oil of nutmeg brings  a high price, dishonest growers often  steep the nutmegs in hot water to extract tbe oil from them. They are  then coated with lime and sent Into  the channels of commerce. Bucb nutmegs are worthless, tbeir aroma and  pungency having disappeared, these  qualities being due exclusively to the  OIL If on inserting a pin no oil rushes  <mt to the surface, the nutmeg is, to  all Intents and purposes, a wooden nutmeg.  An Ancient Captain.  The column* of The London Times  recently contained the announcement of  the death at Longford, Tasmania, ot  Capt. Edward Dumaresque, In his 104th  year. Thla officer, whose life wa* so  extraordinarily prolonged, was invalided" out of the Bombay army ln 1827,  after leas than ndne years' service. His  nomination aa a cadet by J. B. Taylor,  ������ director of the East India Co,, was  dated Deo, 15, 1818; on the 30th of the  same month he was appointed a lieutenant ln the 8th Bombay Regfcn-ent,  at the age of sixteen years and six  months. He waa promoted captain In  September, 1826, and on April 26, 1827,  was rotlred on a Lord dive's fund  pension, which he draw for sovonty-nlne  yoars, less only a fow days, Th* certified cause of death of this Invalid of  1827, on April 23, 1906, waa "wea-taoas  -due to old ago."  wmi��������� ���������iib-w���������i���������! i fii^a������������������  After the Stump,  Towno���������Thnt was the shortest stump  speech I ever hoard.  Browno���������Wlioao?  Towno-Thiit tougto kid's. Ho Just  said, "Glvo us a smoko, mlrtor?"���������PblJ������  , adolpbla Pros*.  Wlfle'a Scheme to Cure Her Hnaband  of ExceaalTe Smoking.  She read about it in the back of a  magazine. The advertisement said that  It was tasteless, that it could be administered In the breakfast coffee and  that it would cure tlie most confirmed  smoker of the tobacco habit without  his knowledge.  To -be sure Elmer smoked only three  or four cigars a day. Still, why should  he smoke at all? Sbe didn't.  So she wrote for the cure, and In due  time It arrived iu a plain sealed package with full instructions inside.  Unfortunately It arrived before she  was up. Elmer opened it, smiled to  himself, Bealed it up again and said  nothing.  The next morning she gave him his  flrst dose.  "This coffee has a bitter taste, hasn't  It?" he asked.  "Your stomach must be out of order," she answered. "It tastes all right  to me."  "Strange."  That night be brought home a large  new box of cigars. Usually after dinner be smoked once, but that night he  smoked all the evening. The atmosphere was thick.  The second morning he complained  again about the coffee's bitterness.  "Well, no wonder your taste Is out of  order," she said reproachfully, '.'considering how you smoked last night"  "I've had the most remarkable craving for tobacco lately," he muttered.  And at dusk he brought home a costly meerschaum pipe and a pound of  Cavendish and, shutting himself up In  the library, smoked like a forest fire  until bedtime.  "ikadp't we better change the coffee?  Surely you must have noticed its odd  taste," he said on the third morning.  "No, I haven't noticed it," she answered faintly.  He brought home from the city in the  evening a huge tin box of Egyptian  cigarettes, a hookah and a jar of Turkish tobacco.  "I never enjoyed smoking as I've  done lately," he explained. "I can't  keep, a cigar out of my mouth."  And that night he smoked cigars and  cigarettes, meerschaum and hookah till  he saw her rise and hurry, with a vln-  THE READY REMEDY.  When trouble after you doth chase,  Why, turn and stare her in the faco  And smile.  And she will hurry from your sight;  A smile will fill her full of fright.  So smile.  When worry hustles after you  And dyes the world a sombre hue,  Just smile;  A -grin will drive her far away.  So let your laughter muscles play  And smile.  Fortune For Laborer's Wife.  Mrs. Macllne, of Harrington, near  Workington, Cumberland, whose husband earns $5.75 a week as a laborer,  has come into a -fortune of $85,000. It  Is her share of $500,000 left by a bachelor uncle in Australia.  Macllne was earning only $4.75 a  week a few months ago, when he obtained his present employment at the  Moss Bay Steel Works.  The couple have had nineteen chll*  dren, most of whom are now grown up.  Some of the daughters are in domestic  service. ���������*,  Tha members of the family take their  good fortune very rsalmly.  dictive look, to the kitchen.  Following on tiptoe, he saw her unlock a drawer, take out a bottle that he  knew and pour its contents into the  sink. He chuckled.  And thereafter he complained no  more about the coffee and his tobacco  appetite shrunk back to its normal  proportions.���������Chicago Record-Herald.  MOTHER'S ANXIETY.  The summer months are an anxious  time for mothers becalse they are the  most dangerous months of the year  for young children. Stomach and  bowel troubles come quickly during  the hot weather and almost^ before  the mother realizes that there* is danger the little one may be beyond aid.  Baby's Own Tablets will prevent summer complaints if given occasionally,  because they keep wie stomach and  bowels free from offending matter.  And the Tablets will cure these  troubles if they come suddenly. You  may save your child's life by keeping  a box of Baby's Own Tablets on hand  to give promptly. Mrs, Frank Moore,  Northfield, N. S., says:���������"I do not  know any medicine that can equal  Baby's Own Tablets for curing stomach and bowel troubles. I always keep  them on hand in case of emergency."  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail at 25 cents a box from the Dr.  Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  WHEN OVERHEATED  A GLASS OF ICED  CEYLON  TEA  Will Prove Most Refreshing  Lead    Packets   Only,    40c,   50c,   and    60c.    per    tb,   At  all   Grocers,  Highest Award at St. Louis 1904.  John Obere*.  Mrs. P.^ was a very stern woman,  who demanded Instant and unquestioning obedience from her children,  says Chume. One afternoon as she  was working in ber sewing room a  storm came up, and she sent her1 son  John to close tbe trap leading to the  flat roof of the house.  "But, mother"- sal* John.  "John, I told you to shut the trap."  "Yes, but, mother"-  "John, shut that trap I".  "All right, mother, if you say so,  but"-  ������������������'���������".*���������  "Jolm!"  John slowly, climbed the stairs and  shut the trap. The afternoon went by,  and the storm howled and raged. Two  hours later the family gathered for  tea, and when the meal was half over  Aunt Mary, who was staying with  Mrs. F., had not appeared. Mrs. P.  started an investigation.. She did not  have to ask many questions. John answered the first one.  "Please, mother, she is up on the  roof."  IN SOCIETY.  The Edgefield (S.C.) Chronicle thus  describes a local social function:���������Mrs.  Pod Buggies, who lives down on Pea  Ridge, has become quite a social lioness. She gave a sassafras tea and pigs'  feet luncheon last night to the ladies  of the Jesokus Society, and it was  quite a swell affair. She wore her  tailor-made suit and benecia diamond  earbobs, and presided with the grace  of a queen. These Pea Ridge social  functions0 are becoming much talked  about in neighboring townst"  A Merry Heart Goes all the Day.���������  But one cannot have a merry heart  if he has a pain in the back or a cold  with a lacking cough. To be merry  one must be well and free from;aches  and pains. Dr. Thomas Eclectric Oil  will relieve all pains, muscular or  otherwise, and for the speedy treatments of colds and coughs it is a  splendid medicine.  Gen. Trepoff has been the victim of  a poison plot and he is in the czar's  palace and the cooks have been put in  prison.  Girl Courts Funeral Pyre.  An extraordinary story of suicide by  Are comes from Codsall, a pretty rural  village near Wolverhampton.  Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Walker, of  Woodfleld; Oaken, in Codsall, were  awakened at an early hour one morning recently by a smell of smoke. They  saw fierce flames in the yard, which  Mr. Walker extinguished with a garden hose. The fire appeared to he In a  heap of wood and shavings that had  been saturated with paraffin.  The village policeman was called, and  Mr. Walker's household mustered, when  It waa discovered that tho cook, Eliza  Davlos, was missing. An examination  of the remnants of tho fire disclosed  charred human remains, which were  identified as those of the missing cook.  It appeared that the young woman  found paraffin in the kitchen, and made  her exit by a,window to the yard,  where she built and ignited her funeral  pyre. Tho reason for her aot Is a mys-  tory. She had been In Mrs. Walker's  service two years, and was well conducted..  Death of j Noted Divine.  Prof. Thomas Smith, an eminent In-  diaw~THipioffaTy7^  United Free Church of Scotland, died  in Edinburgh the other day at the age  of eighty-nine. Dr. Smith was for a  short time chaplain to the Black Watch  during the Indian Mutiny, and was invalided home ih consequence of an attack of cholera. For some years he  edited religious papers in Calcutta,  and he originated the scheme of Zenana missions. From 1890 to 1893 he  waa professor of Evangelistic Theology  in New College, Edinburgh, and ho was  moderator of the General Assembly Id  1891. ���������"   Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  icany Women roaimaatera.  The earliest postmasters of Salem,  Mass., and Portsmouth, N. H., were  women. In 1700 Portsmouth was the  end of the great mail route and important also as handling a large portion of  the English* mail coming and going.  In those days postmasters were required to write official news letters, to  ,accommodate_travelers~and-to-render~  ������������������^thftr servlcpa.  Mirtard's Liniment Cures   Garget   in  Cows.  To iuccecd ilict.0 u*>* you  must have plenty of grit, courage, strength. How is It with  the children ? Are they thin,  pile,delicate? Do not forget  Ayer's Sarsaparilla. You  know it makes the blood pure  and rich, and builds up the  general health in every way.  Great Irrigation Soheme.  Tho New South Wales Government  has entered upon a spirited policy of  water conservation and Irrigation, It  haa boon decided to construct a largo  dam on the Murrumbldgoo river at a  placo called Barron Jack, and from  here water will bo carried In Irrigation  canals over an area of 358,000 acres.  Tho work will Involve tho oxpondltuo  of about $7,600,000, and will represent  the first part of a great national  scheme  The dam Is to be built throe mites  below tho confluence of the Murrum-  toldgeo and Goodratllgboe rivers, and  when completed will be 200 feet ln  height and 900 feet In length,  Conld Hardly Beileve It,  "Did you know," asked Mrs, Old-  mstle, "that Mr. Mllligan was ambl-  lextrous?"  "No," replied her hostess as she flung  ber pearl studded dog collar on the center table. "Are you sure about It? I'm  almost suro I've seen him drlnkin'  punch at the Rocklnghams' reception."  -Chicago Record-Herald.  IT PEEEZES OVER.  An article about Hell, Norway, has  appeared in the Daily Press. The chief  attraction of the place seems to be that  it freezes over annually, but, at any  rate, a Buffalo man, according to the  Buffalo Commercial, thought of it as a  possible summer resort, and sought for  it in the gazetteer. Hell, Norway, was  missing; but he found instead this gem  of encyclopaedic literature, whether intentional or not he knows not:���������"Hell's  Skerries, a duster of the Hebridean  Isles, about ten miles west of Rum.  The current which runs between them  is extremely rapid.  Hard and soft corns cannot withstand Holloway's Corn Cure; it is effectual every time. Get a bottle at  once and be happy.  Undertaking to live for twenty-one  days on four meals a day of tinned  meat and fish, a man living at Harrow  has offered himself to Messrs. Armour  for exhibition in London.  M__m     I    /4   La   L   I   I  ���������Er *TE   fOH PRiTTs B   *wP  METALLIC ROOFING C?  HWI*|    O    '  EILING  Water Milla.  Water mills were used In the time of  Julius Caesar. Iu Horn an times slaves  were condemned to the corn mills,  which were propelled by treads. Afterward cattlo wero usod. In tho third  and fourth centuries thoro woro as  many as 300 cattlo mills in Homo.  Tha .alWnm ranrm ���������jwmIW? *���������-*��������� fee*  fisriirv^a iTn^utr ���������* **���������"  Aim awmtjmtmtem et  lliort Measure,  Dlggs-It novor occurred to mo that  Muggins was a midget until last night  Blggs-And how did It happen to occur to you thon?  Dlggs~I overheard a woman say  that ho was every lucb a gentleman.���������  fl-n-nnd to IXtoComtorttiVlr.  A Philadelphia man went to Maine  on his vacation, and bo found the nights  vory cold and bedclothes scarce.  "Are those all tho bedclothes you  ������t..*r."  li*  l���������,.���������������..��������� 1   ���������,*������-.���������     V.,,,,1 11  ������,. '   ,. .        .->-���������   ... ^i*������������ v-������,   vfc   -.������������������*   V*.i*������*->WVfc *-*������.-->.14.  "Tills la all that goes with one room,"  ���������be replied,  "Thon give me a couple of rooms,"  ���������aid be.���������Philadelphia Press.  Suro Regulators.��������� Mandrake and  Dan-clolion aro known to oxort a powerful influonco on tlio livor nnd kid-  noyR, restornp tliom to healthful act-  ion, inducing a regular flow of tho  soorotions' nnd imparting to the org-  hub oomploto powor to perforin thoir  functions. TIioho valtmlilo ingredients  outor into tlio composition of Pnrmo-  loo's Vottotablo Pills, nnd servo to  render thorn tho ngrooablo nnd military modicino thoy nro. There nro  fow pills so effective as tliey iu their  notion.  let tin* Mother Illsrbt,  "I'm sure, Hthol," snid the girl's  motbor ������tornly, "thnt I saw hlra klsi-  Ing you last ovonlng."  "Nonsense, mother I He's entirely too  bashful"-  "Don't contradict me, child! I saw  tho performance with my owu"���������  "Pardou mo, mother. You merely  snw me killing bftn."-Detrolt Five  Pro..  Poands and Qnlrea,  "Judging from Miss Thumper ton's  treatment of the organ." sarcastically  remarked tbe choir master, wbo objected to tbe new organist engaged by tbe  rector, "you prefer to buy your music  by tbe pound," \  "Well." replied th* rector quietly. It  Isn't always cnppMed by the choir,"���������  Cathollc Standard and Times.  Cholera and all summer complaints  are so quick in their action that tho  cold hand of doath is upon the victims before they are aware that danger is noar. If attacked do not delay  in getting the proper medicino. Try  r, dose of Dr. J. D. Kollogg's Dysentery Cordial, and you will get immediate relief. It acts with wonderful rapidity and novor fails to effect  a euro,  FARM LAND8 WANTED.  Improved and unimproved. Parties  having farms for sale can find ready  purchasers by writing Immediately,  stating full particulars, etc.  FARMERS' LAND CO.,  58 Tribune Bldg.,      Winnipeg, Man.  Wnen Remitting by Post, use  Dominion Express Money Orders  and Foreign Cheques  The Best and Cheapest  System  of   Sending   Money to  any  Place In the World.  Absolutely Safe  Purchaser ls given a receipt, and if  order or cheque Is LOST or DESTROY Ml), the amount will be promptly REFUNDED. No red tape. For  full information and rates call on  Local agents.  Cuban rebels have captured a city of  10,000 inhabitants after defeating tho  rurales. Tho revolutionary movement is spreading rapidly.  Warm-Enough  r,.       *L< ***  irIJ0nr,y K,,,ott* Ksfl" of ShorhrooUe,  N.S., .Inspector nnd Sunt, of IJj itl^u  Construction for Novn Hcotin, suvs:  "A bottle of MINAHD'S LINJ.  MKNT en rod mo of a vory sovero  sprain of my log, oauswl by n full  while building ft bridgo nt Doliorty  Crook, Cumberland Co,"  An Illustrated manuscript llfo of St.  Cuthbert, Written by a Durham iiciik  in tlio fifteenth century, was bought  for ������1500 by Mr. Quariteh at Sotheby'*.  Ono trial of Mother Graves Worm  Extoiitiiriittor will oonvinco you that  it hns no equal au a worm nietlieinc.  liny a bottlo and   soo if it does   not  Bir Donald Cunlo and Asidnw Carnegie havo eaoh promised $30,000 to  iMliiiihito the debt on the Htmlnm*' union buildings in coiuutioti with Edinburgh university.  Minard's Unim Jit Qjra* Oildi   Eto,  How |������ Sinrlfil.  "Talk nbout human beings having  do'-'ouded from *,-���������������������!���������> a.% ., ><u!" ������*���������.-. l.ii**-.*  ed Poll.   "They're tmirli moro likely to  U...0    fcYoUwl     f I Oil.     llHM*. VuU    Villi  I  ej������?ttk tlit'lr lunxuuKi'. nnd I enn."  "I   don't   detiy."   re<ju*iidi';l   Jrnio,  "that they got tltelr long tongues from  your family."  It wm ih������u tlmt Uie two had their  cctelu-aui mvukuj iasmI i>*..oi Hue.   |  "Stanfield'sUn-  shnnkablc" is made by  men who know what  Northwest winters mean,'1  "Stanficld's" is knitted  to defy 40 and 50 below  zero ������������������ without   being  heavy or clumsy,  Stanfield's I  Unshrinkable  Underwear  for the bitter cold of moun-  tains and plains.  Every garment is guaranteed unshrinkable with  the "money back If it  shrinks" guarantee.  W   X   t'   No.   ujO ���������U1������S OF THE TONGUE.  ���������eme et th* Queer Bull* That Have  Seen Recorded.  That man made a remark that had  better have been left unsaid who, when ,  the king found some fault with the  earl marshal for some details of the  Coronation ceremony, replied, "Please,  your majesty, t hope u will be better  neat time/' Lord Orford tells the following, which he characterises as the  best "bull'' he ever heard: "I hate that  woman," aald a gentleman, looking at  one Who had been hlfl nUrse. "I hate  that woman, tor she changed me at  nurse." A gentleman waa onco complimenting Mme. Denis on the manner  In which she had Just enacted the part  Of Zara. "To act that part," said she,  *a person should be young ami hand-  ecrme." "Ah, madam," replied the  Would-be cem'pllmenter, "you are a  complete proof to the contrary/' which  wa* a faux pas with a vengreanace. It  Was at an execution In Ireland that  the rope broke and'the half-.handed  victim fell to the ground, when the  person who v. as superintending the  execution said, "You rascal, if you do  that ag-ain Til kiil you as sure as you  breathe."  It Was an Irish mayor who issued  & jetfoeiamatlon statins that certain  business would be transacted in that  ���������City "exCeJrt Mdhday" (Easter Sunday  only excepted), which l������ capped 'by the  preamble ot an English biil which ordained that "certain regrulatiofta should  -take t>l4Ce fofs every Monday" (Tuesday-etCjOfc-ted), while an English mayor  jfan this close in a proclamation and  an advertisement relating to some  forthcoming races, wherein it was stated that "no gentleman will be allowed  to rMe on the course but the horse*  tbat are to run."  Aito-Uter *bull* of the legislature  ���������Which Actually found Us way on to  the statute book was that Ih which ih  amending an old act it was ordained  tii the event of conviction that of the  fine of 40 shillings, half was to go to  the King and half to the informer. In  the amending act this was altered to  "4������-Strokes With the birch, half to go  to the Ring and half to the informer,"  Which only tefids to show that the  draughtsmen of tne laws ot the nation  are not always aa careful as they might  j������* Should be. Of course, perhaps, (ha  "gS6f thlfifr^aTi^oVerworked-or-tlred^���������-  Shakespeare has been guilty of more  thafi one literary %uh?* one of his best  being in the ArSt portion of "Henry  ty..* wherein th* carrier eomplains  thatAathe"ttiricey.s in, his jpaftriiohs are  ttulje Starved," the ph'raafe bcciMrlns  ift the "fifth scehe Of the Becond act.  Wheireas turkeys carte from America,  and the new World waa mt even dis-  bovered tor a. century tatCr. Again, in  the dm acerte of the fifth act of "Hen-  fy V.,h wherein Gower la made to Bay  to Fluettaii, "Here Comes Pistol, smiling Ilk* a turkeyeock,* ill of which  troves the &p*poslteftess ot the remark  that eVeft ttorner Sometimes nods, as  Shakespeare did ln these and other ln-  tstartc*fl. Many Others could be deduc-  v ed, but the OshoV* examfclea will euffleo.  <3olng a Stop higher, Wa ftnd tho  Lbrd Lieutenant ot Ireland of a former  any equally at fault In his language,  tor lh a proclamation Issued from tho  Council Chamber of Dublin We find It  Set toWh that "whereas, the greatest  ���������economy 1* necessary In tho consumption of all SpOcles of grain and eapo-  felally in the consurftption oif potatoos,"  etc. Mt. Grey tolls of a lawyer who  Its An action for tftsault and battery informed the Judge that *'the defendant  boat his client With a certain wooden  Instrument called An Iron peBtlo."���������  .   London Standard*.  "     - "   "' -  J 'ii* '  THE  NEWS,  CUMBERLAND, BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  Sale of frown Granted Mineral Claims in Comox Assessment District  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, -ihe 5th day of'Nov&nl-er 190(5. at the hour of 11 o'clock a in  at the Court Houne.Ouil**erlai������d, I shall offer for sule* by public auction, the Mitn-r.il Claims in the list hereinafter 'set out, of which Crown Grunts have been iseu-d, for all-unpaid'tuxes-accrued" -lut-and payable on theSOih  dav of Juiih, 1906. Mid .reinniniiig unpni.l on the 30th day of June 1906, and for ih������ expenses of advertising this  i.oiico if the total amount due is not sooner   p������id  L,i������t Above Mentioned  NAME OF PERSON  Chit k, P.J  Burns, \Y E.  Burn-?, W-E  Dksckiptiok ok Claim  Morning Star, Lot 343, CU  Sunpet, Lot 358  Moily Gibson, Lot 359  m���������.i-.nwnirwai.wm���������roe> un  TaXKH  $   ������1.75  12.00  mo  Expent-es  ()t  Ad vei'titfing  $  2 00  2 (Hi  2 00  TOTAL  *��������� 8.75  1400  14 50.  Di-Hicl nt. Cum her.-and thi-** old dnv of October  Oot:u  mii^&Lw^mm^^mmismmmsn  USURY IN MONTREAL*     T*  190H  JOHN BAIRD, Deputy Assessor  Comox Amwinei.t Dietrict, Cumberland'P. O.  , Alwfcyi at Heme.  St WAA aU legally and satisfactorily  Mettled early lh the reign ot Queen  Victoria that rhe British aovarelffn  may quit BrtUin without let or hlrv  tdrattce, end 6 institutionally dlachnnro  her or his dutlea at whatnoover plat!-?  ahall he chosen. 'Whore the Klnp l������  Xhete la the court, and then, within  tho SrltlHh dominion**, Parliament  YnlR-ht he summoned to assnmblo. Oriental rulew have a more subtle math-  tod ot l-ajm-llalntf thoir Journpys. Tho  fcmperor ot Japan must worship the  duet of hlit aficnston* every morning.  tout he need not necessarily no to  Irxtivr tombs; eurth from tho tombs t������  *tm������W������ before him, and ho obny* tho  (strict lelter of tho law. The Bhah of  tanNa develops the Idea still more  quaintly, ftlahtly he should novor  take hi* feet off Persian soil, And  ho does hot, Nn matter how far ho  Vhay travel, he keeps his feot en Per-  islan aolV, U V* packed Into the falsa  Mole of his beets, Henee, though he  fat h\* dinner at Buckingham Palace  ttf discuss the weather with the Kaiser  M Potadam, the nil er Persia la aK  Vays bctaeath hia royal tect.  ���������WII'*A'Mil|������lll-l-������*lWllil|:������-ll������lll'll������-Millll'i-lW-Wi'M  terft*.0l%ery Archery,  Archery wan once a compulsory v.%*  etctse IA every English pariah after  Sunday church. *lt la a worthy gam*.*  "preached Blshft* t^atlmer, "a wholo-  eorao kind of eXe/rrAse nnd much com-  meiid-W tn iAtt.h.:'' A tin- it i V'1*-  t*h!������y for ahatalnlrtg from archery  tofactice on Sunday was enforced In  Edward MVa n\irtx, and tXenry Vlll/s  Craolt rettlment, the yeomch of the  iru*������r<i, ���������".. i nmr-ttii-i*) nntlr . ��������� of xtrtv-  mfii.   At':  t^tnu^h  hi  d.<  I  h.������i! i<  A������tounding    and    Heartrending    Cate  Which Wrefcks One Little Home*  One of the most astounding and at\  the aiifto time heartrending cases <tt  the many which passed through The  Montreal Star's Information Bureau,  Wal that of a woman who wanted a  few dollars more than her husband  had allowed her, "for clothing for her  daughter's flrst communion.   0  CaUght by the alluring circulars  Which had been freely sent abroad by  mall and hand delivery, she w.nt to  the office of one of the worst of the  usurers, and borro.wed ten dollars. Sho  wae told that she would have to get  the signature of her, husband* to tho  note, and she ref������!-#2d that she did not  want her husband to know anything  about It  The crafty manager of the firm replied that there was no necessity for  fier to let her husband know anything  ftboiit It, but to simply s'gn his name  _in���������a J!kiftd_tl_a^ack_hand2__and__th -mi  sign her own hame. He tolcf"her He���������  Would leave her alone f.r a few minutes, aftd a man Would then come In  fend aj|K her If she had seen her husband sign the note. She fought to get  out of the act and Its attendant disgrace, but the man assured her that  to just answer yes to a question was  not llko taking an oath.  She fell Into the trap and when the  usurer's tool had loft thc room she  forged her husband's name and then  wrote her own.  Here are her own words: "When"the  other man camo Into tho room I stoxl  with my faoe to the floor, because I  Unew what I hod done, When he  askod me If I saw my husband sign  the paper I said 'Yes.' God knows  how sorely I was tompted. Then ho  asked me If I could got my eldest  daughter, who la Just 10, to sign It I  had told him that aho woe working.  I said that I would, and he told me  to send hor to him, He also said that  there was no necessity for ma to go  back with her.  "I got tihe monoy, but ho said she  must sign. I wont away and told h-ir  where to go, and then 1 hurt lad homo.  Not long after sho camo In to tho  house crying bitterly and askod mo  what kind ot a place it was tha4 I  sont her to.  "Sho then told mo a torrlblo tale o<  how tho man treated hor ln his prl-  vato room after she had owdorsod tlio  noto. I cannot repeat Ju&t what Bhe  told mo.  ���������'In order to meet tho last payments on the noto���������thoy amounted to  $15���������1 had to borrow anothor $10 from  the man, and later on another $10. On  Iheso we have paid ln a'l $07, nnd th.iy  nnw havo Judgment agalnHt us for  $47. Wo hav������ gone almoHt to starvation's door trying to norapo a little  together to pay thorn, and my husband whon ho found out what had boon  done folt Uko killing them, I havo no  excuao for the part I played In tho  mattor, exoept that llttlo by llttlo tho  man drow me Into the thing unitl! I  ���������lgned papor about which I know nothing. Our home ts wrooked, but we nee  a little light through Tho Star's work.  1 know a numbor of ponple who aro  taking your advice, and all ovor the  city I havo friends who aro rej' doing  at seeing a aliiuioe tu get freo frpm  those awful .moneylender*."  Tht Merry Mlerofce,  The l-ondon lancet has bp*>n warning Us roodwB against tfho table tmple-  ments at peKtaunuun, ila- *-*>*>t ".-*.."'��������� j  of public olu^c.i und vrhleV* tmA,  abovo all, th������ coin of the realm. The  merry microbe thrives on theae unnu-  trttlous substances, It seems, and takes  ������ malevolent delight In Imparting all  ���������**,**. ot 'i-in-iM to tho unwary.  Knowing from experltMioe that Tht  Lancet approves of few things to eat  and drink, a enntemporary suggeatg  tho human race thr* In balloons and  subiitst on hananat nnd nt<������rl!l������fcl milk.  STAR"  VlNTKRFSTIM       INSTRUCTIVE  "CORRECT  ENGLISH*-  HOW TO USE IT."  A Moj-itblt Mauahss Davawro to thi  Use or ftnu.wu,  Josnrffixii Tkuok BijtMB, Bdttur.  Partial Content* for this Month.  Donne in Kngluh for ������h������j Bca*"tjn������.  Obum i p. Bog lis**,** the Adv-wioad Fw_tl  How |p Juvowaw One'i Ve������tl������aUry.  The Art of Qborenavtmt  Hbouhl and Would;   How lu U������e thorn.  PronunciktirtDi (Osutary Dfe������too������rj)  Otwreot. KugUdb to ih* Home.  Correut B.gife-h i_ u. School.  What to Mny wid Whnt Kot to Say  Oourse iu Lett.������r-YVrfttng and PmuAaaXioc.  AlphidMvio list Of ASfjw l������W<aa.  Ktu*ra-?fl������ B>������fius<h for ������he Rruiusee Man.  Oomuouxid Wo������d:    H6v tw Write .Them.:  StadtM in mugtish UhyreWare.  ^A^XsSL_^SlJ0c^fOTjam5l������ooi>y  (^OKfeT BM0L1KH7 Evantton, C  When In Courtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Every convenience ?or guestn.  -, -1 i        ,i I,,, i.       t ��������� i   ii   -*-  The Oential Hotel for Sportsmen  None but the. Best of Wines and Liquors  at th������  Bar.  REASONABLE  RATES  imi������.u-j.i..ia.u.i��������� ���������'���������1~: taw n.i  John Johnston,    Prop  W. B. Anderson,  PHOTOGRAPHER  POPULAR PRIOita.  ALL STYLES  *M^|������fial|HNM������S������1IIWNIN^^  CUSTOMS BROKERAGE  executed nt short noiioe.  ��������� ii iiliiiM>*iMf-���������mii maa*l* "���������  News Office  . j. Henry's  iv   ��������� ��������� ;,  Nurseries and Seedhoisses  Lar^e etook of HOME GROWN  Fruit and Ornamental Tree������ naw  matured for the Fall Trade.  N������> expenpe, Iob? or tU lay of funii'  galion or inspection.  HeadqiiarU'-ri' f- c Pacific Coast  grown Garden, Field, ar.d Flower  SeedB in bohboh.  BEE SUPPLIES, Siay Pumpe  Whale Oil Soap.'Greenhouse Planta  Ont F owor.-, Bulbs for Fall Plant*  Ing."-  We do bu8ine������B on our own  jiiroundp���������no rent to pay and are  prepared to meet all competition.  Let me price your lipt before plao-  ingyour order.  Catalogue   Free.  i  M. J. PIENRY  3010 Wcatmlndter Road  "Vancouver B. C.  ���������~^^-.      ���������' "���������*������������������"**������������������r~-��������������������������� ���������"*   .- -���������-^ii  E. G. Emde  x  Bicycles and Supplies,  Local Agent   for  Comox Distinct for  ��������� Cleveland  M assey.-Harris  Brantford  Perfect  4  .ton mm  COURTMAY, B.C.,  gREEUER of    olstein Cattle, Chw-  ^       t������r White Pin*,,   Barred I'lyinout  Rock*. At  IMPROVED 8TOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  SOT-MSSI  Cumberland  ammmmmmtmmimmmmaX.  m^^^^rwe^^^^^^^T^arT-  B*C  M."  ������������������<tt...'  i-  r, ii.hv  ���������a h oi ���������?������--  ,ff.mi'������    1 '.I'.-:-:,     '.������!"    "'   *    ���������1i.lv.-',,     I'i  ���������f-'Vij frri't. t\. !**>."''i:Vj mhtO'toot*vtti.,n  oi .\n iH-d-Ji t ' :i;-|.������; i-'-i -������������������ v< ���������-. *������������������'���������'  wi'U aunt ct xt\f aoiftti "f-ui:Wr" .*������  th# *"ri������ftdl pattern, *r>\ tl.e lfttig^o-v  %as ftnatty abandon<sd *n the civ t  max*.  Huifv  ���������n*>Mi  i i .f-.v-  of ;*\.   |.;.p,������r*1  -V  ht  '"������������������ -1  it.  tii** n-btn.in   *m.ii;H',  '; !���������        ,t{������t?><      I t'i*,;.  l,'.:i'   a.i.l I '5'in't  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOUO'  j Livery  8       .A.3STD  Teaming  O I am prepared   to  9 furnish fttylish Rifys  5 and do Teaming at  5 reasonable rates.  f; r\ KILPATRICK  V CUMHKKLANl)  ���������--. V OLKitj{'\jtJ'-JX:>(j{.hi  WaVeiiy H������tel  Firot-Qhs.tM Ao������omrao<i������tion  .... at Raaconnble JEtataa ...  PEST OF WINKS c* LIQUORS.  S. SHORE,  FROPlUKTOtt.  Ratnble'r  Imperial  Bicycles.  '���������!���������>    '      '      '  Vairbaaks - Morra  Oasolene  'Jack of all I'r&dos' eugirns  -4  mmmmjr^imtmatm*i  #������co-nd hand Wheels  for sale.  Acetylene Supplies  Bicycle and general  Repairing of   Sewing  Machines,'     Fishing  Rods, Owns etc.  8<rti**flor������ ground, Saw* gura-  mod nud filed.  Key hnd Pip* fitting  ?  i  fin  -wiMi  3rd St��������� Cxunberlandl-s  rMW^WWMWiM^  ���������JU.t.:a:..vsz  Uiftion  *m  II otel  SAlvX-U-BI-   O      33JL-VTB,     "PwopawBT.  Kn������������sh 4 x HUHTON'alWfty* ou U|> i alio, tho Union* MILM' AUKRK  JJBBIlH~Anhwis������N IVbmnUti, 8ah!its, An, "Ql.D OUISV HHAHD"  SiHiTCH WHIMRT, Baat Winaa and Liquora of all kiuda,  Tin Btianltiig aid bilging D������u������rtma������t, uttitsr the Inim-slut^ supfrlnteoasuw ot  Davis, will t������ funuA First el������M in ertry reapeet,  Mm  BATES,  $1 oo par day upwards,  *\  Campbell's : BAKERY  A Flat Selsetion of OASB8 alwaya oa hand.  7BBBB BREAD avary day.  0(ii-������i������ Svi BI'JJCIAL   A229 preraptly attosde;! to.  Dunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland.  ������I'sJtH  LL,., l\     il ' J  i.f,"   r i'.d  -SO '"I   *...      *���������    ..!.'   ���������  mF k"b out In a in  know whtiXtie.r I'm goPst? to mikt- iny  yanl m >ney or 'av������ a <|iiliJ ovtr tox  m������������t:lt. Yi������u Uiu my m-anln't It'e  llkn bickln' 'otH^s." Ml tbo eabbjr  w.mtit ts a HporUng c.Uuaco.*  m mm ^vsmwrn^mm  bTo Care a Cold in One Day  in Laxative Bromo ftcuiiiiie tam^ ^ ^  ^  CmrmOrlb  U*m*9tmya\  Catvmr  m  H THE  NEWS,   CUMBERL^  nt  ma^a^mm^^mmmmmm ������������������ ���������-"���������  ��������� .  ������������������ ��������� ���������  T������K CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. A.NDEB,aCN,    -     ������     -.*     M(SR  u-aaBte  The columns of Thk Nkws are open to all  who msh to express therein views o matters of publio iutereut.  While we d������ u������t hold ourselves rev-weir  lAe for the uttorauoM of oorreayoudoava, we  esorve tho right of deoliaiug to insert  ounuraaioation* uauoeesssrily personal.  WEDNESDAY,      Oct   31    1906  en���������~~u���������J.'!t',.M ' '.,t-UJi-~3S'���������JU. -,'���������' -ne  tepialt -t Mamimo lj  NOW IN ITS 39to YEAR  Tho leading mltdog (icrtodloAl of  Iho wortd, with tho atrongeat editorial  staff ot any techuio&l jm&llcatlon.  flu^eerlpuon $s.OQ a yoar (Including V. 8.. Cwiadliin, ftft������ti������m post,-iK*o).  Sample copy froo,   Sond tete Book  Ofthiiosuo.  nrourai-mm omxst  90S Peart Street, New York  A GiHrantesd Cure   for    Piles  Itching. BMini, Wei**-^/ or ftotrinHn-;:  flip*. Dniggintw rt'iwvil roonifv " lxtVftit  OINTMENT fails to ourti auy ea������*, no ma  ter ef hntvr limit 8ttmdtn0, to C '������> H d>iyi>  Plfst apyttoatvu given e-*o -Mid want-, M)g.  If your dtuirftint hasn't it. uvud 50o i-i'ittwnpi.  aud it will be fonwu-ded pnet-paid by Puri*  M-odkttM Oo., 8f Leuis, Mo.  s. s. "Oity. of "Nanaimo/  vicrro3M:-a.-co!M:o3C     ko^*t3  Sails from Victoria'Tueiday,-7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling at North Saanich  Cowichto Hay, Maple Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  ot p-*i5*eni{ers offer.  Leaves Nanaimo TtWday, 5 pm., for  Union Uay and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8'a.m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m.. for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 ������������������������������. for N*_  naimoand way ports.  Sails from Nanaiina Friday, ���������> P-*-, for  Victoria, calling at Kuper and.Thetis  Islands, Crofton, Maple Bay, Cowichan Bay and North S.un.cH when  freight and passengers offer  North Saanich *he������ tide arid weather  ���������   conditions* permit,  "VAHCOUVEB- NANAIMO-I.A������Y-  SMITH .ROUTE  IHARNE5S'  \ l       WILLARD in *-*en&red to  ���������     * '    fill auy Ondera for Ftoo or  Heavy l������wn������������, at short uo lot.  WILLED BLOW. [,    Cumberland,  Sails from   Vancouver  for   Nanaimo  daily, except Sundays, at"i..30P.m.  S.tlsfvom   Nanaimo  for   Vancouver  daily, except Sundays, at 7 ������-ltt  TIME TABLE  EFFECTIVE  M������indHy.Oclobfirl������l,W06  JOHN McLEODS  FOR-FIRST-CLASS  CANDY, FIUfiTH,  !  CIGARS & TOBA0CQ8.  w-ure rr������r* -.1���������-������.r ��������� . ���������    ��������������� .y-~.  .^(.&aji,;^i-J-*".:'^  Stations.  Viotoria,  HumoU,  Sh** nigan,  n  Cobble Hill,  Cowlohau,  Kfk'.iliih.  Du"������a-u'ts  8cini������io������,  Wr*-.holme,  (JheuminuH,  Laiiysmith,  Sou'.h WolHu������to������������  Nsttaiiuo,  AVtlUugton,  Paaaenger Traina  Daily  No. 1  Sandsy  W"'V.  . Sat.  No. 8  De. 9.00  9.<H  ta. *  27.8  10.40  10,48  10 Vi  1100  11.07  11.18  n 32  11.57  lti.18  Ar 12.5*  D-3  T������Ali������  WARKS--  f)li3!OMJ5,  OOPJYRIIOHT.:*:  ft������  Anyone tioridttnf !> rtctct iu\U iWri<.i*J,-;t. n m; *  q-ulcjlytmoertalii, true, ivSiot-h*.. uu. UofaisCon '.  pt*ofcn.l)ly VBtent-tttilft.   C-jumiuultJiiUour, s'.!-,..'!,1  confidontlal. OldoM agmay \jt wcurtns pntuui  In Amnrtcu.   Wn havo n wewiimttton offico.  Pstonbi UKsn iliroagb ivuuin & Co. lomlvt  ���������p������oi������l uotivse lu the  8GIENHH6 hmmm,  Hasmtl^nll:  any  ���������ft!  .WUNN   A   c:o.,  Slfil -JA-rpifili'. 1.       ���������������   Yuelu  WELSH WEDDINGS.  When   Ono   Hud   to   Catch   His   Br!d  After Winning H������r,  A weddinit* as it waa cusl'vmartly ar  l-anged in Wales soin*; l\alf ��������� a, conturj  ago was an intercssiirifif affair.  In tho:.j<! dnvs, as soon a.s thn yr!.;:>  penple luul mado up lh������?ir own��������� mln^v  h<.-fi>ro th. A   eo\pi\ .si'.-ak. of n*Wridd\nr  th? c JiM'-nt of thw bi'idi?'?! purenta hai*  to -ho 'vVitnirn>il.   Thi.'-- arran^i!..!' nt. o-  ra-thor, cnnr-i-nt. W.la cnHed i\\o C5**������r*.'n >  Toi*ch nnd (jmild hy no m^ans l>" dinv  by  lv.tttv,   a' v-TU'en ������<Vvniment   bvli"  oonfitder^d very bad taste.  A irrmd don I of f r;n ilily surround-?!''  the Gofyn-y-fvirch, and'It was m- to Iv  onrlUed ovn when tho par nts wore..,  l'nown to he willing. 'fhe accepted  lo'vr'r had many anx'ptlcs. and amono;  thorn, tho necessity of which, will be-  sw;n by and by, was thc pace of^hls.  !>f?st h-n-se and tho pace and mcttlo' of  hts friends' horses.  At last tho weddlngr day dawned.  The brldfl was dressed early, bat ovor  her finery she wore a long cloak, buttoned all tho way down to tho ground,  while tt hood entirely covered bar head  ���������and face, In the course-of the morning  ��������� the bridegroom sont name of his frkmd.s  to seek ouit. thr brido. Arrived at her  fathw'fi ihouse they found the door.  locked, and bfifor* tliey could be admitted thoy had to i*t*-"o somje poetry.  Somcthnrfi the fair lnd-;s \vhlms and  caprices made the delay tn unk)^ktn!*sT  the door v-ry ]or-<r. Whor t'he dotjfrWai^  open tho b:'ldo was still.'to bo fou^g^;^;*  Sho ihad talccn. refntre* ln some-;iot>^  scure covnor of the h.->i-������--\ where she  was croucliing out of si-ght, compl>etely  covemd with hor long cloalc .^JPhls  game of hide and seel- W>s Bom^tii-os  so pTOlon'Tid that when the brld^iwiig  found It was too 1 'e to be m*  that day, feut this did not happen  When the bride was really found, there  was -a great mounting of houses. She?  in her modest cloak, was 'spitted,beWijd  her father and all th������? company set off  es fast. as', their'steeds could go. all  except the bride's mother, who seldom^,  If ever, attended her daughter's wedding. :  Up Wil and down dale, over smooth  and rough ground, the mnmtaln ponies  galloped, and shame on the bridegroom  If he and his friends did not reach the  ehurch before the bride. Service over,  the bridegroom had still to keep guard  over his wife. f>>r In one country parish, If not in many, it waa th������ cus-t^m  for friends of the young man to wait  joutslde-th6_churclL-untll the service,  was over. Whon the happy couple.appeared, tho bride was seized and plac-ed  behind one of tho men; who galloped  off with her.  Naturally she was hotly pursued by  tho bridegroom, who, of courso, aftsr  ���������an excttlng crtiase, eventually captured  her. When at last the���������wlfe was secured she took hor scat behind her  husband and on his own horse, and the  company rode oft ag-aln to the bride's  old home. Arrived at the house, all  the party drank the health of bride  v*A bncseaivctr: out or tbo same pew-  ���������wwr.-���������London Standard.  The drink of strong men and healthy women  rewery3������K&  Is The Best  Bottled or In   l^sirr&i**.  The UNION BREWING Co.,      Nanaimo B.C.  K. AID A  JAPANESE   TAILOR  Gontu' Suits* anil Ladyu'Tai-lojvd   (jos.tumes neatly, finilbed  (in Ltttet*'. fashions.    Cuargi!* Right. -..'.'���������  f."  ��������� u  I >  DUNSMUIR    AVENUc.  xp  ey^W^^  umkrland  Hotel���������"  e     COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  ..AND ���������- SECOND     STREET.  tffir   *���������:   ' :  i  ?ila< J. E^jPiKBT,, Prape ifees. ^    _,  V^ien in'CuhAerlancl be sore.  ape\ti\i\y at 'the 'Gi-umb#r]ai  Holfel,  Fir&t-Class *'^6bj  tiotl"forjtransieni and pej^l  ent boarders.  Run in. Connection  1500  16.04  10.17  ]0,'i'2  16.30  1641  ie 47 \  16.58  , 17.10  17.22  17 35  17.56  18.10  18.30  Arl8 4fi  SOUTH BOUND-Re������vd Up  Victoria,  Rot-mela,  8bs-��������� nigsn,  ii  Gobble H\ll,  OowiuUan.  KotiUb,  DniiuMi's,  SoD-eno*  Wtctnolme,  Ohiiaslnuii,  LtuMttnftbi  ii  South WtUlngton,  Nsusimo,  Wclington,  No. 2  Ar. 12. M  1I.0U  bl.l  40.1  10.40  10.16  loon  10 0'i  tit  9.37  9,'it  Da.  Ar.  0,00  ������.&0  8.M  8.16  Do. 8.00  No. 4  Ar. 18 65  18.65  10.51  10,18  17.0  17.0S  17 05  16.08  IMS  10 32  l.:22  15 68  16 4S  lfi!<7  16 16  D������. 16 00  D..  Ar,  C. H. TARBELL,  High Grade stoves  and all Kitcben Roquiromonte  SPORT8MRNS OOODH  & GENERAL HARDWARE  Morrocl]i Bpos������  QRBAD, Cftkw and Piee deliver,  td d*ily to any purl o( CHj.'J  rurx.gw^oF . Qrovurie9  JAPANESE  JL-IMt'  *rmx������*r.'!  su:\;vj**s  rs*  Wood's Phoep&odtas,  The Great Bnolw.  iRtmwdv,  Tonos and lavU-oratentJio wholo  ncwvou8 system,  OiAkua   now  *Ulood m old Villus. <.>i*w A'rf?-  one DcbHitv, Motdtd wvlBKiinWrnTtlipt*-  'uncv, tiemnl Wtakntw, ItimiexUvau, Bpct*  ,���������rrhtw% and 2{f?tta^a/Jbuee or Ksectsm.  loo SI par box, elxfor *_\ Ono wmpleo*8o,d;c  .SMOKM  "CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A UNION MAMC ClrtAR  RfJU   THB���������  Ou ban Cigar Factory  lUtes fromvSl.OO to $2.UU per .dHy  M, J. BOOT i, 3������ropriu*ot, ���������'  JUJIIJWWIW" " ���������������������������������������������|f������������������������������������  Xwrinto,'  TO 0T3EK A COU? IN ONB    T*k LASATIVJ5 RROMO QUIKINB Tab-  )������t.������ AU ArAiggwU u*v\\������u\ the at-oo-e^ M it  faiVa' to oue. IS. W. Qtroyts'. wgonturs xa  xx ttunh hex ,    Wii,  Cbok'8 Cotton Root Compeomt  The great Uterine Tonlo, __\  only eufo oflbctTiui Koat&V  Bcsnilatior on which tvtn^eo (���������  dopouJ, Sold lu tlinjo  of Btrcngth-No. I, _, {  "lO dtitrroos .stronger. fS; ^ .  !ar ui)-.iclal oasoa. W par Ixhl  ".old liy ei\ drugglstSi  m  Wllft  I  \\y all druggists, J  Id on reoerpt of  op sen*  ���������i-oi9V������aTirohlotrA'-_ ...  ���������B������aEBt/!ll������C<l.,TlWfl,<T0^������T. (f������W4v������'l  ���������"���������"���������fls  lUUHfl  ZwIilimTi  Tho������M������d Mile nnd Commu������������tlon Tit-  kitten ������������le, good Of ei rail and ���������ti������t>;*t  %\w\]VZ nnd onch������M cents p������r mile.  S.-eclal waini and neamen for Excur.  .lcST.il reduced raet for parwa ������"J  bJVrranged foi on application io iho  DUt, Pa������i.Ag������nut Victoria.  The Gompan? re*e*������e> x}>c ������*'.ii������l lft  fll StXn& for gobg.Jcmmcy S������;  ttrday and Sunday, returning not later  ihan .Vionii*������.  ���������J, W. TROOP, Oan. f*xi). B-O. Oo������rt tor.  0. h, OQURTNBY. PUt f������t. fc P>������*. Ag.  NOTICE.  Ridiug on locomotivce and  rail  wr? caw o!  th������  Union  HoMery  Company by *ny V*���������,?!J!Z_  icmn���������cscept train crew���������fo imctly  DfobiWtud. Employees aw ������ub-  Ut todi������roi*wl t������r allowing Bawe  By ordtr  VimAUct* I> hrrriw  tt a Low Prioo,  WlOla ������nJo and ilotaill.  ttweetand Olean 'fa* ity  6ol)M 92.65  JBl*   imJUljBi  No, 0 Jap-toim1..,.OtunboriaiMk 8,0.  *  ... .X";'..i.������2.:- .������.::uwja,u..jLm in .mifusiii  When in Cmiikrland  MAT AX THB   VEM) OME.  ess   Au. tOosvLinr.ncm am Qvttm,  tu* Ba* m rlvrman wtra  Beet Liquors and Cigars  p.OA������IIR  WAT  r,r  Rins^rscoteii Whiskies.  The HUD30NS BAY CO  Bolts Agents for &. C  leS THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  BUILDING AN EMPIRE  THE  NEW   METHOD   PURSUED  CANADIAN NORTHWEST.  IN  ���������Remarkable Tribute of a Writer In a  New Y������rk Magazine���������"Things Run  Better Here," Say Americans In  -Canada���������The Lure of the Wilderness  ���������From Engineer to Grand Piano-  Conquering the Last Frontier,  Tho leading* article In "Success"  Magazine of New York lor August Is  ���������a* on tho Canadian Northwest, called "Conquering the Last Frontier," by  Samuel Merwln, and gives a graphic description of how an empire Is there  toeing built. Part I. of the article, entitled "Our Lost Empire" follows in  9art:  Definition number seven, In Web-  <Bter'-������ unabridged, of the transitive  "���������erb. "to lose," reads. "To fall to obtain or enjoy; to fail to gain or win."  "Twenty-five years ago Canada was  tStrevaig and diffident. To-day she Is  , strong,j rich, and a little proud. Then,  had we thought it worth while to  ���������snake advances, it is difficult to say  what might or might not have taken  ;j>lace. Now, there are half a million  American settlers In Manitoba and  Saskatchewan and Alberta, and, if you  --should ask them, you would Iind that  they are not at. all Interested In the  annexation question. "Things run  ta,ther'better here," they say, "than in  the States. The administration of justice 4s much more satisfactory. We  ���������mee no advantage in changing."  If you have   ever  felt, as  I  rather  fancy you have, that it is in you to explore strange, new countries for yourself, that you would riot hesitate very  Song between going into something in  the dry   goods   way   and   going, isto  something In the empire-building way,  you will do well to open the atlas to  -the-map,   of   North America and   let  'loose your imagination in the splendid-  iiy   romantic    conquest   of   that   Far  -JNorthwest which we know very little  about, but Which we shall, willy njlly'  . learn a good deal about before "Jim"  ������������������Hill, aud the new Grand Trunk PaciflG  isuid   liie   Canadian Northern, and the  ��������� Canadian   Pacific,   and   the   Dominion  -'Government get through with it.  They  ~T������jr������~rondlnp=WHile~you*l^rt;-^5n~������m;'  pire with which we,  of these  States,  ���������shall very shortly have to reckon.  JtMaw Method of Empire Building.  It is the first time an empire was  overbuilt in Just this way. The rifle  has no place in the undertaking.  Thanks to the century-long-Influence  ���������at the Hudson's Bay Co., the Indians  aind half-breeds are docile. Thanks to  the Anglo-Saxon sense of order, and to  the Royal Northwest Mounted Police,  there are few or none of those "bad  rsnea" who 'have infested our frontiers.  The conquering army is made up of  are worKilTg for corporation directors  whose business ears are not attuned  to the call of the wild. But if you  could drop into the Alberta Hotel at  Edmonton, on some mild spring evening, and have a look at the assistant  engineers and the Instrument men who  are booked to disappear toward the  Rockies, within a day or two, for some  six, eight, or ten months, you would  see what I mean. The undying spirit  of adventure Js In their eyes; the half-  conscious swagger of the soldier of  fortune ls in their stride. The same  haunting desire that drove Stanley  back to Africa, that drives the soldier  to the wars, or the sailor to the sea.  ls sending these men back to tht wilderness.  $100,000,000 or So.  The spending out of hand of a hundred millions or so for railroad building through a new land obviously  means something. Three new trunk  lines are already under construction in Western Canada. Before long  we shall be hearing a good deal about  the foresight and the unflinching courage of the men who are standing back  of these huge undertakings. But when  you see this sort of thing In the. papers,  smile. A man would show about as  much foresight In jtaklng out a claim  in the bullion room at the mint. In  Manitoba. Saskatchewan, and Alberta  Provinces tRera are moro tmur two  hundred thousand square miles ot  prairie land, most of lt rich black loam,  ready cleared for the plough. As much  again awaits clearing. In the mountains are minerals and Umber. Settlers are pouring ln on every train to  occupy this vast region. Towns and  grain warehouses are springing up over  night. Imagine the Mississippi and  Missouri Valleys to settle over again  under modern conditions. Imagine  anything you like, and you will probably be within the facts.  It is nothing unusual for these prairies to yield a general average of 25  bushels of wheat to tbe acre, and 40  bushels of oats. Much of the wheat is  of a higher grade than any now raised  ln our West, and It is frequently *mdx-  ed with ours to -bring ours up to standard. No, the wonder is that the pompous gentlemen in the tall hats didn't  get their railroads through ten years  ago. Add to this that all save the Hill  undertaking are bolstered up with vast  land grants, and, now and then, with  "cash subsidies,,and the wonder grows.  No, the engineer ls our man. Of the  two types, tha man who is risking  other people's money Is neither so picturesque nor so interesting as the man  "who-is-rlsMnff-his-lifer���������It-is-the^-en*-  glneer ;who Is conquering this ifclt, and  perhaps greatest,,, frontier.  Edmonton.  ���������Edmonton Is the jumplng-off place  for all North-Western Canada, the  place where town and wilderness strike  hands. Here In Washington Square  the prosperous little city on the Upper  Saskatchewan seems even farther  away than its accredited 2,500 miles.  It ls 800 miles west of Winnipeg, and  it lip some .little way .north of that  fifty-third parallel, beyond whioh, If  one ls to believe Mr. Rex Beach, the  piainxrirohr tne lips Ot a. wnnnysieai ora  trader, I gave up my hope of finding a  frontier. I surrendered to the spirit of  Jasper street, Prince Rupert, with Its  electrio lights and its automobiles. I  merely shook a listless head when a  talkative young man put the age-old  question, "What's your line?'' So he  was here, tool Behind a certain prosaic waistcoat, a spark had flickered  out After the engineer, the traveling  man; after the traveling man, the  steam plough; after the steam plough,  the grand piano; that Is the way they  build up empires to-day.  How He Got His Cherries.  We hear a lot nowadays of the scarcity of farm labor, and of the dilemma  in which farmers find themselves to  secure the gifts of a bounteous Providence. But The Clinton New Era caps  the climax with a story, which is too  good not to reproduce: "A good joke is  told at the expense of one of Clinton's  Independent gentlemen, who -having  made provision for the picking of his  cherries with a certain person who afterwards found it impossible to fulfil hia  contract, went into the orchard, cut the  valuable tree down, stripped It of Its  heavily-laden limbs, and proceeded te  pick fruit 'under th* shade of the old  apple tree.'"  Kidney Disease  on the Increase  But-Prevention and Cure are Readily Obtained by the Use of  DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS.  An East Indian Tragedy.  Here la a shocking tale of superstition from British India: "Ten Indians,  of whom five were women; have perished by Are, the result of blind credulity and religious superstition. , Seven  were burned alive and three died as the  result of burns. A fanatic at Vasad who  claimed to be a god partially filled a  pit with wood and Invited his followers  to Jump ln with him before he applied  a light. On his assurance that they  would dbtaln a glimpse of paradise  swrhlle the flames should do them no hurt  four men and five women joined him.  The fanatic kindled the fire, but no  sooner was the scorch of the flame felt  than piercing shrieks for help arose  from the pit. Ropes were thrown to the  victims, but only three were brought  to the surface, and these were fatally  burned."  'fiarmers and cows and sheep and horses [ jaws of God and man don't work very  .and ploughs and harvesting machines, j  The advance skirmishers, If you could  oee them at work, are hardy young men '  ' In rough clothes who carry transits and  levels, and travel with pack horses or,  ��������� Jn the depth of the winter, with pack  * .dogs. |  It ls these hardy young men of the  transit ln whom we aro most Interest-1  ���������* hero.    The farmer makes excellent,  ��������� foundation material, ��������� tho best there  Is,   In  fact;   but  UUe  certain   of   the  ��������� others of us he Is neither very exciting'  iaor very decorative.    In small parties  'tor reconnolssance work, In largo par-1  '���������ties for survey work,   scattered   over i  three thousand miles for construction I  work, the   engineers   are  blazing   the  -���������tool trails   across   the   prairies   and  through the wilderness.   Before 'many,  of thorn lies hardship, peiiinps slarva-,  tion.     For tho   larger   survey   parties  provisions aro freighted out by Indians  and cached   whero   expert   woodsmen  can find thorn,    But tho small rocon-  nolasance   purtles,   plunging  Into   the  northwestern      mountains     for     six  months at a time, can carry only a fow  staples,  When gun and roil full, they  must eat dog.    In winter -und  winter  Ja winter up thero,���������they must roll up  In a blunkct or two nnil xloop under  the slars,     A Canadian I'adflc ongl- j  noor, poor Vunce, was frozen to death  vvoit of I'attli'l'onl two winters ago.    I  know an engineer who Iiiih slept un- ���������  dor canvas when the camp tliormome-;  tor reglnUnwl  flfty-slx bolow /.nro,     I  know   anothor   oiiglnoc-r    who    thinks,  little, at forty below, of rolling up In  a single Hjdson  Bay  blanket on  tin:  anew.   In summer tills same -country  Ih hot, and, in places, iltiHly, and along  the rivor bottoms tho Insect pests are  all but unbearable.     The minute and  tedious work of surveying and map-,  making Is  relieved  only  by  Intervals  of pushing through rough country, of  'building rafts In order to ferry    supplies, Instruments, and records across  Priceless Knowledge.  "Are you the celebrated Mme. Bom-  baston?" he asked, after he had climbed four flights of stairs and was admitted Into a mysterious apartment.  "Yes," replied the bizarre looking  personage who had received him.  "The great clairvoyant?"  _���������lYes,"         ���������___ -__,____  "And you foretell the future?"  "Yes."  "And read the mind?"  "Yes."  "And unfold the past "  "Yes, yes."  "Then," said the visitor as he took  a roll of bank notes from his pocket  sagerly, "tell me what it was my wlfo  asked me to bring home for h*r to*  -' ���������htt"r������.Bea1r-Sou'a Weekly.  Recent reports of the New York  Board of Health prove that mortality  from kidnoy disease is greatly on tho  ncrease.  Bright's disease as well as the other  dreadfully painful forms of kidney  disease can usually be prevented and  cured by giving some attention to the  ���������diet and to the activity of the liver  and kidneys.  Excesses in eating and the use of  alcoholic drinks must be avoided, and  the filtering organs can best be kept  in good working order by the use of  Dr.   Chase!s  Kidney-Liver  Pills.  The derangements which lead to  Bright's disease usually have their  beginning in a torpid liver and there  is suffering from headaches, biliousness and indigestion before the kidneys fail and such symptoms appear  as backache, scanty, highly colored  urine, painful, scalding urination, deposits in urine, etc.  Mr. James J. Jenson, Olds, Alta.,  writes:���������"I have been troubled considerably with lame back, which I  suppose came from derangements of  the kidneys,  and I have never been  able to find a treatment that was so  prompt and effective in curing this  ailment as Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills. At two different times in my  life this preparation has entirely  cured me of this trouble, and of lato  years 1 have found it unnecessary to  use any mediciae whatever. I  feel it my duty to add this statement  to the many others which I seo in recommendation of this excellent medicine."  Mrs. J.C.Johnston, Carman, Man.,  writes:���������"I have been a great sufferer from kidney trouble and have used  Dr. Chase's Kidney-liver Pills with  very marked benefit. I cannot say  too much for this medicine as it  seemed to be the only treatment that  suited my case."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-L ver Pills succeed where ordinary kidney medicines  fail, because of their direct and combined action on th������ liver and kidneys.  This has been proven in thousands of  case- of serious and complicated diseases of the kidneys. One pill a dose,  25 cents a box, at &.*. dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Company, Toronto.  He Kept His Word.  "Such a change," said Senator SuTIi-  raa, apropos of a certain bill, "would  be about as eaU-jfa-ctory as the change  that a landlord once made.  "A wucaan came to see this landlord.  She wanted to look at a house that  was to tot. The man sent a cl������rk to  show her over the house, and on her  return she said:  "'I like the house rery well. There  Is only one thing that I object to.'  " 'Well, madam, any reasonable alteration,' the landlord murmured  suavely, 'would, provided you took a  three years' lease������������������  " 'I'd take a three years' lease,' said  the woman, 'if only the house had more  closets.'  " 'The number of closeta ahall be  doubled,' said the landlord.  LYery-_w.ell,'__sadd���������th6_Tw50Tnan,���������ln_a,  THE STAY AT HOME.  INSATIABLE PLAYGOERS.  ���������tt ,11  .lUL-H.  ,   or,  tor  tho  h***r**i ���������   <:r-'o.;h   V.in'-V 1   v\  In wlntor. of "breaking trull"  dogs, ,  The Lure of the Wilderness, i  'By wny nf recompense fur thb work  w*|-**     V������.f������-'������v    .,     *~-.������U*.^tM* *J      ......      ....*������.,..'". v^������  training anil with years of hard experience, hii.mj.H with tlio college professor tho distinction uf being the  most highly underpaid of brain work-  ;������r������. A fat (riveting dalesman with a  ���������jjrln, a good story or two, ami a fund  ������f u'.KJ'-.l-Jt'..-'-'* ,;r;v.*.....u*, v.:'.: *.'.;*,.  Ctom twice to ten time* the suiliry.  ,'.:. I flic ' - ������������������".!:; lU'io- L '.,.'. '.'.:���������' '  lovo tlio life, '..i-His 1������an, y.iutui.ih nv-n  mPh t*i������ cU'.'ir heads nod the m.-ignltt-  ���������������������������/���������nt boiiie.H. Tiny will pi-rhupn try tn  .���������aakrt y-������u thluk tht-y don't. Ttfy are  ���������fc. #ll������������nt hit, ns h-ec'it������'*s iiK-tt who pa*-  tl������ir year* in tho wlld������ rue** nr ������n th*  well. If one were to attempt the somewhat hazardous feat of walking duo  east from Edmonton, It would be found  neoessary to swim the upper waters of  Hudson Bay before fetching up on the  coast of Labrador, All this sounds very  remote and inaccessible. It suggests  rather the Interior recesses of Greenland than the pastoral charms of an  Iowa or an Illinois; and If carried away  from New York, buttoned Inside a prosaic waistcoat, what I took to be the  emotions of tho explorer, my ignorance  was not, I prefer to think, unique.  A City of Contrasts,  Edmonton Is a city of banks and a  board of trade; of department stores  a block long and a good many storeys  high; of paved streets and brick and  stone buildings; of well-to-do men In  frock coats or In trim riding breeches  and puttoos; of prettily-gowned women; of tho latest thing ln automobiles, of clubs, churches, and polo  grounds. All this speaks of the life of  to-day. But jostling by the prosperous merchant or the English "younger  mm" Is tho half-breed In Stetson hat  and sllk-embrtldered gauntlets, or tho  squaw with papooso bundled on her  shoulders, Tho contrast, to ono who  hits surrendered much of himself to  iliu elfeto influenca of our Atlantic  States, Is somewhat bowllderlng. Ono  evening I strolled to the brink of the  blurt and tried to straighten It out.  Kdmonton was the frontier; I know  that, But maps, with great "unexplored" patches on thorn, are not io convincing as thoy wight be when one is  In the living presonoa of oluba, and  banks-, and churches, and automobiles.  Before me was the mile-wide valley,  out out squaro and deep from the yellow earth. Tha smoke from the lower  town, thickened by a May mint, filled  Uio valloy to thu brim, and in tlio 'moonlight It was luminous and faintly purple. Through this veil glistened tha  .;!!v.rr ������?.'!���������".''.���������''.��������� *.*. u:*. --z It t.-c.wS '*"  lMtmraly wnv tf������wnr*1 Hudson BRV. It  wai all very nerono end very charming.  At thli moment it loomed, after all, as  if I might be pre ay close to those unexplored blank spaces. I should have  Ukod to let my thoughts float off down-  Miream wuoutjn un iiust to euwwu.u  the wild adventures of frontier times;  but oven If they could have slipped  safely under the railroad bridge, they  would havo come up short against ths  very buslness-Uko Jog boom Just below,  From Engineer to Grand Plans.  The wild days art almost over with;  ihe frontier la !<* 'f'i* gr-innd ������v*-,ry '''''���������  la the Hading -viure^ at Edmonton, i.'ie  Curious Patrons of Theatres In "Dear  Old London."  The managers and box-office keepers of London theatres tell strange  stories of tho eccentricities of their  patrons,  A certain gentleman, for Instance,  has never missed a single performance  at the Vaudeville theatre since the first  day of "The Belle of Mayfair." The  curious point about him is that ho al*  ways takes two stalls, reserving one  of them for hLs hat and coat. At Daly's  theatre there Is also a patron who for  many weeks has never missed a per*  formanco- and has Intimated that h*  wants tho seat���������In tho dress circle-  reserved until his leave of absence from  his regiment ln India expires.  At the Gaiety theatre thore ls a pic  customer who, ever slnco tho theatre  was built, occupies the same corner  each Friday night, and for Bomo yoars  before did tho same thing at tho old  Gaiety. When the old -Gaiety was in  existence a man used to sit In tho gal*  lery every night until a' certain lady  In the company loft to go on tour, wh<ni  ho, too, left to follow her silently round  tho country. Recently when sho appeared at another London theatro for *������  short engagement this distant and do*  votod admlror appeared in tho gallery.  Anothor well-luiown patron of ths  play-houses Is a middle-aged man who  goes to every matlnoo of ths newest  musical comedy. Uo arrives without  fall, and punctually at half-past four  leavos tho theatro nnd drives away In  his carriage. This contlnuos every week  until another musical ploco is produced, when at once ho transfers his custom.  Last year during the Covent Q-ardsn  opera season a colonial ex-Premier  arrived one evening, In ordinary  walking costume, and when ho found  that evening dress was tndtsponstblo  he borrowed a white tie from tho management, and keeping on his overcoat  took hiu seat. He went to tho opera  many tunes afterwards, and always in*  ti'.ii'.fd un liLjiiiiiil���������i, :.,<. nliV.ii tk*.  Mr. Lewis Waller at the Imperial  theatre had a misadventure that left  his theatre half empty one Saturday  night. Through carelessness tht  "XTniti* Tnt"*' Xmnrd������ were nnf taken  away after tho matinee, with tho insult that people arriving in the evening turned awny and went else where  In search of amusement.  pleased voice, and she signed the lease  then and there.  "After she was gone tho landlord  called tn his clerk again. ,  " 'John,' he said, 'take a carpenter  over to Ne. 37, and have him divide  each of the closets In two.'"���������Ottawa  correspondence.  They Wake the Torpid Energies.���������  Machinery not properly supervised  and left to run itself, very soon shows  fault in its working. It is the *ame  with the digestive organs. Unregulated from time to timo thoy aro likely to become torpid and throw tho  whole system out of gear. Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills arei made to meet  such cases. They restore to tho full  the flagging faculties, and bring into  order all parts of the mechanism.  "I'apa," gald the beautiful girl, "you  must aot be so opposed to George.  He's not rich, hut he's a nice man."  "An ice man and not rich! My child,  would you tie up with a freak?" ���������  American Spectator,  Wanted Another Tip.  The Milliner-There, look at that.  By tipping the hat a littlo to tho left  It makes you look flvo years younger.  The Customer-Cnn't It be tipped a  little farther ?���������OIcvclan<l Plain Dealw.  Let others go  For pomp and show  Where ocean beats or mountain towers.  I'm glad I've got  A homelike spot  To rest in after working hours.  My wife and I,  Contented, sigh  For nothing that the haunts of pleasure  By sea or lake  Could add to make  Our joy in life of greater measure.  Good food to eat  (Despite the heat,  I love my meals, and so does Kitty)  And not a care  What clothes to wear!  We're quite contented hi the city.  Although to stick  Where walls of brick -���������  -Encompass-one-in-all-direetlons-  Is hard, we've got  A cinch.   That's what!  We're sponging on my wife's connections!  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  * Drawn Wire.  Wire was llrst beaten out by n hammer, but the artlsmiH of Nuremberg in  KluO iM-tftui to tlraw It. which was the  great Btop forward lu tlmt art.  THREE 3EA-80NQ8.  State of Ohio. City of Toledo,  Lucas County.  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he  ls senior partner of the firm of F. J.  Cheney & Co., doing business in the city  of Toledo, County and State aforesaid,  and that said firm will pay the sum of  ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and  every case of Catarrh that cannot be  cured by tbe use of Hall's Catanti Cure.  FRANK J. CHENEY.  Sworn to before me and subscribed ln  my presence this 6th day of December.  A. D. 1886. A. W. OLE A SON.  (Seal.) Notary Public.  Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken internally  and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces ot the system. Send for  testimonials free. _^    Jl . .���������'   .*  F.J. CHENEY ft CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by all Druggists, Vm.       ai   it  Take Hall'B Family Pills for constipation  A POLITE LETTER WRITER.  The Rawo Sekoko of BakhumsU,  cable address "Smith South Africa," is  a very polite letter writer. He lias a  light, original touch, hot perfectly luo-  id, perhaps, but all good style compels  attention. Wo quote his letter to Lord  Selborne :--"Coiigratulatioii8 with enthusiasm," he says, "will be glad to see  you face to face, myself, Rawe, and  some of my people, as we are children  and you aro the mother of ua all, and  wo are all   yours, under   your   govern-  meiit May God bless aud   comfort  you as you havo come to this. Con-  cusaiona, hope God will help with Lady  Solborno and the son and enjoy yourself and all who are under you. May  education Hourish and' deoalo, Italn'l  Rain I"���������New York Tribune.  Tho vory sails aro singing  A song not of tho wind;  A flro-danoo Is creaming  Our wako that runs behind.  In all the shining splendid  White moonflower of the set,  There's not a runnel sleeping  For ecstasy of thee.  To Clean Marbl*.  To ile.Hi mar Mo UU two parts of  common uoda, one part of pumice stone  uml ttiiw part of liuely powder'-U suit  the old days when the *tenml,<j*t4 ran   a������������ *������>* " with water, then rub It  on the Saskatchewan.   Men talk that' well nil ovit tho m.-irblc, awl llie stains  way ot the roiling wharves at Ports  mouth, of tho ancient, faded glories of  Von*'y. ivtn<������-swept or*Xri-y. end    \tt������r   Xt*e %p*u\X*>lx,}*aiji%*   V\l������������tt I h������������*4. XJaU*  will he removed. Rub Uio marble over  wltb salt and water. Wash off and  WtDS) dr������.  Under tho greening willow  Wanders a golden cry;  Oriole April up In the world  With morning day goes by.  i   i  I  ���������t  Out of the virgin quiet  Llko an awakonlng sigh,  **t"���������'   **       '.'      ''i**      .*...*���������  .1 ....     ...Li     II .,*,,      H.1U     M*ll     4V.-..W*  A .Imirneyrr nm T.  Wo are tho wind's own brothers,  Sorrow and Joy and I;  But thou are the hopo of morrows  That shall be by and by.  All tbe sest of all tho ages  Shimmers In my sea-bird's win*,  Flickering abovo the surges  Of the sea.  All the quiet of the ages  Siumbcr* in my ���������pa-bird's wlnf,  Wh*r������ It aattlea down the verge*  Kit the aea,  All the questing sou!'* bfh*ttlng  Pent and treed in one whlto wlnr.  Joying there above tbe dlrgeo  Of thee**.  ---Silas Caraaa.  A Boon  to the Bilious  Are you compelled to deny yourself many wholesome footln because  you think they make you bilious?!  Do you know that your condition  is more to blame than the foods?,  Your liver and stomach need attention more than the diet, When  you find yourself suffering with a  bilious attack, take  BEECHAM'S  PILLS  nnd till anlficiylntf tymploms xx'iti  soon disappear. They settle the  stomach, regulate the liver and exercise the bowels. Their good effects are felt immediately.  Beecham's PilU mingle with the  contents ol the stomach and make  **������y work of digestion. The nourishing properties of the food are  then readily assimilated and the  residue carried off without irritating the intestines or clogging the  bowels.  Beecham's Pills should be taken  whenever there is sick headache,  fuued tungue, coiit-tipsiUon, sallow  skin or any symptoms that indicate an inactive liver.  Sold Everywhere,    fa box** 2$ cents.  W   N   U   No.   (MO /  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  r>*  AT THE  GULCH  By Frank H.Stoeet  Copurgjht, im, by Ruby Douglas  i  i  i  Persia, ward of the late Spencer  Baird of the Three Bars, rose from the  stiffened form and glanced about with  white face. She was ouly two weeks  from boarding school, but In those two  weeks things had happened. Spencer  Baird had had a bitter quarrel with his  son and had disowned him and then  had sent a peremptory summons for  his ward, wishing to see her before he  died, the telegram stated.  In this short space she had made the  long journey, cared for the dying man  as she could and, against her protest,  been made heiress of the Three Bars  and the other property, and now, death  coming suddenly, she was alone on the  ranch, with all the cowboys watching  the herds at the dry season bottom  lands, a day's Journey away. The owner had been too ill for removal, so had  been left to her care and the cook's,  and the cook, seeing his opportunity,  had loaded a horse with booty and ridden away. Persis did not discover it  until the man was a mile from the  ranch house, and then ber guardian lay  dying.  As; she rose from the motionless form  she hesitated a moment, then went out,  closing the door reverently behind her.  It might be two days, perhaps three,  before any of the cowboys would return, and she must have help.  The corral was only a few yards  away, and in it was a well broken  horse which had been given ber by  Spencer Baird. She had only a vague  idea of the cowboys' position, the direction and that it.was a day's journey  with herds, and from a few words of  the cook she knew there was a small  frontier town off that way sonde where,  but whether this ^icle or beyond tbe  dry season bottom she did not know.  Another thing she did not know, and  that was the fickleness of the Dakota  weather. Though late in October, it  "~waniM^a~Tiine mornlnf- ^Henrilie"  started across the, prairie. Two hours  later a chill whiff of wind touched her  lightly, and there was a haziness blurring the horizon behind. But she was  bending over the horse's neck, urging  him to greater speed and thinking of  the rigid form behind, and she did not  BEOAN TO READ HURRrBDLY FROM A BOOK.  notice until a whirl of flno snow struck  ber face, apparently from a cloudless  ���������ky, Ten mlnutos later sho was In the  midst of a Dakota bllszurd.  After that there was nothing but to  urge tlie horse ou���������no direction, no possibility of turning back against such  fury, only just to trust to the animal's  Instinct and not think.  But strange things somotlmos happen oven In a bllsjsnrd which seoras to  bold nothing but death, Perhaps It  was chance, possibly somotlilng else,  maybe merely tbe horse's superior  sense of direction, but at length, when  tbe girl's body bad grown numb and  ber mind was beginning to wander, tbe  animal stopped suddenly, with bis nose  pressed against a door,  And It almost seemed at If sbe were  expected, for the door was flung open,  and eager, solicitous bands lifted ber  from tbe saddle nnd hurried her Inside.  "Tho poor dear!" a woman's voice  VAcmiUi-tal Ut,'lwt������Jtf ������vu-S liuu Uu^mIct.  '"Who'd bare thought of her h*lrt$  caught in a storm liko this? But It  was brave of ber to keep on. And ba's  a good deal worse off, for be hasn't  sensed a thing since he was took from  tuvl   hiiim Jii-it  UfciTC   UiC   fi!*"!  Ca������C.  It's no wonder, though, for be was facing a bllssard, with only summer clothing on. But come"~brlsk!y-������'brtng  her Into the parlor. Sbe won't bavo  tlmo for any changes, and olie can rest  afterward. It's a half hour late now,  ���������nd the preacher's In a mighty burry  to got sway to a dylnff job."  In the parlor several persons were  waiting expectantly, and on ��������� couch  near them ��������� young man was half reclining, apparently asleep. Bnt from  tlmo to time be stirred oaeatlty, and  hi* halt clottHI tjet gip#d eboift h* *  dazed sort of way. He was assisted to  his feet and Persis led to a position  beside him; then an old man slipped  in front of them and began to read  hurriedly from a book. Presently he  turned to the young man.  "Do you take this young woman to  be your wife?" he asked.  "Woman���������out In this wild country,"  murmured the young man, "needs help.  Of course, give her my life���������everything  I can do���������glad to. Yes, yes, of course."  "And you"���������to Persis���������"do yon accept this young man to be your lawful  husband?"  Persia gazed about Inqulrim-Jr. and  ,u������v uei uumoea mma penetrated tne  thought that they were expecting her  to say yes. So she-muttered yes and  tried to smile.  There were a few more quick sen  fences, a . perfunctory congratulation,  and then the old man humped himself  anxiously into his overcoat.  "See you again in the morning," he  said to the young maq. "You can let  the fee go until then. No time to wait  now. Goodby all, and thank you, Mr.  Wells"���������to their host���������"for helping me  so In this."  "That's all rlstfit." answered the host  good naturedly.  "I'm grau to help you  in a thing of this sort, but you're mistaken about the name. I'm John  Briggs. Sam Wells is on tbe other  side of the street."  The old mah stopped short in the  humping process.  "Isn't this the Ravine?"  "No; it's the Gulch.   The Ravine's!  across." i  "What!" in consternation. "And  isn't this man Vance Green of the Two  outfit, who made.an appointment with  me by letter?"  "No, it's young Baird, and I think ,  from what I've heard of her that the  girl's the old man's ward. You didn't  give any names, so I thought it was  all right. It seemed natural the son  and ward should get married, and, with  the old man sick and the son sent off,  tills was the only way. Well" in su-.  preme disgust, "you've certainly made  a mess of it.   What!   Going?"  "Yes, I must." The old man looked  at the figure which was again reclining  on the couch, lasplng Into unconsciousness, and at the girl, now seated and  gazing about wonderlngly. "No use  trying to explain to them now," he  -saidr���������"Pll���������be-ln���������tomorrow��������� and���������and-  try to make it right."  But when he arrived at the Gulch  the next day he found young Baird In  the act of assisting Persis to her sad- I  die.  The young man's own horse stood I  near.  The blizzard toad passed, and it  was again like a June day.  "It's all right, parsou," young Baird  said beamingly. "Persis and I talked  it ovor this morning aud found out  who we are. It was because I refused  to marry her that father and I quarreled. I couldn't accept an unknown  girl offhand that way, of course. But  Persis tells me that she is satisfied,  and I���������well, I don't think there's any  need for mo to express myself on the  subject now I've met her, I hope  you'll all como out and see us and be  neighborly. Now we'll go and look  after father. And-oh, yes, here." He  slipped something Into the old man's  hand and then raised himself to his  saddle and rode away, the girl by bis  side. As they swung off across the  prairie the old man looked nt bis fee.  It was the largest ho had ever received.  Disraeli's Retirement,  In 1876 Mr, Disraeli was raised by  the queen to the peerage under tbe  tltlo of Lord Beaconsfleld, and he left  the house of commons before the newa  of his elevation to tho bouse of lords  bad been made public. His withdrawal from tbo stage where be bad played  so long tbe leading part in a manner  obviously devised to avoid any sort of  ovation was in accordance wltb tbo  dignity which characterized tbe remaining years of bis life after the defeat of tbt Conservatives, wben tbt  general election of 1880, In consequence  of tbe Midlothian campaign, bad ter*  minuted bts publlo career. Mo applicant for his opinions on any subject  ever received a postal card from Lord  Beaconsfleld, No speech was ever  mado by bim at railway stations. Bt  died ln 1881 as bt bad llvod-alone, a  stranger amid a strange people. Af tor  bis death bis memory became to Eng-  llab Conservatives an object of almost  sentimental affection; to English Radicals It remained an object of never  falling animosity. But to Englishmen '  of all politics, to Conservatives and  Liberals alike, bis life continues to bt  a constant puwle, an unsolved enigma.,  ���������London Standard, t  EGG EATERS  W. E. Br-ewa Telia Bow to Get ike  Better of Tk������ae Pemtm.  If you have been in the poultry  business for any length of tifAf you  have no doubt bad at some time experience with egg eaters, one of the  worst vices poultry breeders have to  contend with, says W. B. Brown of  Mansfield, 0. If you have, the question Ui what to do with them. If of  common stock this is easily answered���������  send them to market and buy others  In place of them, this being the only  sure and lasting cure. But with the  fancier or breeder of thoroughbred  stock lt is a different proposition, as  It is often the .valuable show bird that  is tbe guilty party, having learned the  vice in the show coop, and when one  bird gets the habit the pen mates soon  learn it too.  The question with the breeder is how  to get the eggs from these hens to use  for hatching, as we long ago gave up  the idea of curing them after trying  all kinds of sure cures, like clipping  end off bill, feeding eggs filled with  various nostrums, laying numerous  plaster of paris eggs around the runs  and in the nests, but bave not found  anything that beats the confirmed egg  eaters permanently, as they would soon  come back to it, even after a year,  Out way has been to make nests  that will keep them from getting the  eggs. The best is to take two cheese  boxes or boxes of any kind of right  size for the nest box, cut a hole in  center of the bottom of one about two  Inches in diameter, make a nest with  straw, or, better, excelsior, of the right  Bhape, pretty deep, cover with burlap  cut to fit, tack the' edges, tacking under the hole so the eggs will not break  by striking them in rolling through the  hole. Bore numerous small holes in the  box and sew through the burlap nest  and all to keep them in shape. Then  take a plaster nest egg, put a holo  through and sew it fast near the bottom, but not so as to keep the eggs  from rolling through the hole in the  box below. To make the lower box  use the same material, make highest in the middle under the hole so tho  egg will roll away out of reach of the  hens, and they will soon get so they  will not stand around watching the  hens on the nest.   Have one or two ot  TheSenn"elch breedlng~perana~tllc*S"  all others out so they -will be compelled  to use them.  A Convenient Poultry House,  The Illustration gives a very good  Idea of one of the most convenient  poultry houses ever built at moderate  expense.   It is on the plant of the  OBOSS BEOTIOK.  {A, roosts; B, roost platform; C, curtains;  D, swinging doors; B, broody coops; F,  nest boxes; G H, grit and shell hoppers.]  Maine experiment station at Orono and  was designed by Professor G. M. Gow-  ell. Hundreds of houses built on Professor Gowell's plan will be erected  this summer ln the colder portions of  tbe country.  HE HAD REASONS.  9tfhT m Certain Han Decided t������ Be-  e������me Hard of H<������rlna*.  A man who had traveled and observed much decided to become deaf,   j  "It is a misfortune," he said, "but  there are compensatibns���������if one is not  too deaf. I spent two da?s recently in  a country hotel with a man who was  Just comfortably hard of hearing, and  he certainly had every reason tb consider himself a wonderfully wise man.  He was invincible in argument, Just  think what a pleasurable feeling of infallibility must come to a man who is  invincible In argument No matter  how absurd the position he took, he  was able to maintain It against all  comers. I know, because he lured me  Into various arguments and Invariably  overcame me. He would make a statement and I would flatly coutradict It.  But that made no difference to him. He  would accept my contradiction as an  Indorsement of his position and continue his dissertation. When I got a  chance I would advance a few arguments on the other side.  " *I am glad,' he would say calmly,  'that you accept my views.'  "'But I don't accept your views,'  I would protest  "'What!' he would cry. 'What did  you say?'  "I would go over ray argument again,  and he would make me repeat several  parts of lt three,or four times. Then  he would undertake to answer what I  bad said, Incidentally misquoting me.  I would correct bim, but it was a difficult and tiresome thing to do, and  finally I would let him ramble along.  "I tried to avoid him after that, but  It was no use. He w������,s convinced that  he had great persuasive powers, probably aa a result of practicing on others  like me, aud he wanted to"be sure that  I was converted to his views on everything. It set me to thinking of others  1 knew who were 'a little hard of hearing'���������not really deaf, you know���������and  I could see that there was some sort  of a compensation for each of them.  One fellow, who could hear nearly  everything else, never could hear & request for an increase, of salary, and  he wore out every man who asked for  one. That was the way with this deaf  controversialist���������he wore me out He  bad me tacitly pledged to every sort of  _an absurdity, and he was bj proud of  his success that he was strutting about  like a turkey cock. When I was leaving I heard him say to the landlord:  'Yes, he's,a pretty good fellow, but  uo match for me in an argument ^ 1  downed him every time and made him  own up to it'       ,  "So I've decided to become deaf or at  least 'a little hard of hearing.'"~  fudge.*'    _      ,        Wondcru of the Voice.  In the human voice, though generally but of nine perfect tones, there are  actually no less than 17,592,1SC,044,515  different sounds. Those effects are produced by 14 direct muscles, which give  about 16,883 different sounds, and 30  ludlrect muscles, wlilcli produce 73,-  741,823 sounds.  No dairyman can visit Holland without learning to.be a cleaner and* a better dairyman. Outside Holland, tht>-  European dairymen, in my opinion, are>  behind us in regard to cleanliness, but  we are not ln the same class .with Hoi-  land, says C. II. Eckels in Farm. Ftel&  and Fireside. It has been well anUl  that this remarkable country is a cow*������<-  paradise. Here she certainly receives  the best treatment of any place in that  world The farm buildings are all off  brick and of a uniform style. A common door leads directly from the kitchen into the cow stable. Here thr  cows remain constantly about seven-  months in the year and are cared tor  most carefully. They stand very closar  to the family in the affections of thi������  owner. In summer days they are ot������  grass constantly, and if a cold wind ox  rain comes tbey ore blanketed in Xber  pastures. At short intervals they exer  taken to the canals and washed. Behind each stall in the barn bangs ������'  string from the ceiling, which is tied  to the bush of the tail, so when she-  lies down it is not soiled. The Holland  cows, called Holstelns in America, a)>  though they do not come from Ho*-  stein, are a beautiful lot and respond!  to the unusual care with Immense*  yields of milk. Holland dairying teaches us that careful, kind treatment and*  comfortable surroundings pay handsomely when given to a dairy cow.  Prize Jersey a.  Three herds represented the Jersey  breed at the first national dairy show.  Three aged bulls were entered, and!  the first, prize was won by the Nebraska exhibit Enienon, 52,299; his sira  Too Tender Ment,  Very tender moat may cause indigestion,   Lamb and veal are examples,  . Thoy do not resist tlio teeth so as to bo  well masticated, but break into soft  ' stringy masses,  NUs-am Cataract.  Wben strong westerly winds pile up  tbt water ot Lako Erlo at Its eastern  end, where the outlet la, the flow over  Cwe .-it-*a,w-.u vw������l-A������������v*.*. ������3 .'.'iw.C*.. "*.������'.'" .s:  creased 40 per cent above tho normal  Tolumt.  mmmmmm i  i.i   n iiiiw**������**ww���������mmn ������������������aw  Stwln* Silk,,  Tbe flrst sewing silk was patented by  an American In yun   ���������oth Raft tllm.  "Funny thlug," remarked Wilson  musingly. "Tom Wilklns and Edith  Brown used to be great friends of  mine, ! Introduced them to each other.  Tbey got married, and now neither of  them will apeak to me. Wonder what  (La tempt* <$a bar  Kill the Surplus Roosters,  Wo have always been at a loss to  understand, says tho Feather, why It  Is tbat so many people horbor a great  lot of old roosters shout tho place,  many of which are woo old to protect  themselves, lame from bumble foot and  other causes and of no value In tbe  flocks, but just kept around because  tbey are roosters. Gather together  every old male bird and every young  one as well tbat you do not need for  breeding purposes or to use for another  season or for exhibition and fatten  it and sond It to market. If you  Mver permit sny old stagers to remain about tbo placo you will never  have any ef tbera too old to eat and undesirable for market poultry. Clean  up all tbo surplus stock tbat Is not  seeded, feed and fatten it and sell It  to your neighbors at tbt highest pries  yen can get for table poultry.  Mm IWwna^F-���������m  The Cam "That Does ttet Bxlst."  Tbe dairy specialist bas talked for  years about tbe cow tbat does not ev  1st, "tbat Is good for Oeef and milk,'  snd will no doubt continue to talk, but  while bt Is talking tbt advocate of  general purj>v������v to*** will ttvu<kr If  bo hem*. t*rb*i Mr. rm-bney, our English friend wbo judged tbo fat steers  at tbe International, said In regard to  general purpose cattle In England, says  Cbarlos Mclntlro lu Ohio Farmer, Mr.  irwuuuy v>*������ iwkiu^ ****-* a hud, of  blgb class rod Shorthorns. These cattle were of exceptionally blgb quality,  of tbe flno boned, low down blocky  typo, with wonderful scale and of unusual uniform type, and among them  were some prise winners. While examining these cattle Mr. Frcahoey  aald; "These cattlo remind mo of th*  red Llncolns, a beef strain of cattls  In England tbat aro great dairy eat*  tit, Their milking qualities bave been  developed until tbey art winning tbt  prists at tkt great dairy shows tt Bat*  fc*L*  Tlie BU.  The ell In use ln cloth measure was  at flrst the exact length of the forearm  of Edward III.  Cleaning the Farm Wells.  The dry season is the timo to to I  after the farm woll, If they are low  and there is danger of thoir going dry,  clean out and deopon. Seo that the  pump platform Is perfectly tight and  no seepage gets through It. If the upper eight or ten feet of wall   are  of  A fftXI. CLBAKt.NO nsvict.  brick or stone lay In cement, so that  contaminated surface water cannot  reach the household supply. I  To remove floating litter from a well,  take an ordinary sand sieve, and after  mr.rV.'.r.j; off the r\xn Into *h*-ee nirtn  ntlnch a wire to any of the two points  and to this Improvised handle attach  a rope, Fasten the end of tho rope to  the th'.Td point In the rim and a weight  to the sieve, so that it can bo lowered  Into the woll ond will   Rink.   When  U*t9U  ftliltt   UlU  .itHiS UUfcbn..-m  lutw   t\v  water and pull tho rope w.th a single  attachment, and It mny be lifted out  witb all tbe floating sticks and timber  on tho surface of tlio wator.  V*see\tleaa,  "Too may try to lioM me In like yen  did last year," drawled th* callow  jruuth Iu (be purple hatha nu, "bnt I  Will seo tbat I go through my vacation  this Slimmer unchecked."  "That's whnt you will!" snapped tbo  old gentleman, "HI see tbst checks  to you sre cot tat iltogetber.'*-Detrolt  TiibuAe*.  MAY'S handsome lad,  [Second   prize   Jersey   bull   at   Chicago  show,]  was Golden Fern's Lad and his dancs  Little Eminence. "Emenon is a buffi  possessing much dairy merit, showing:  a well developed nervous system and!  a strong dairy temperament" says***  Hoard's Dairyman, from which is also  reproduced a cut of tlio second priw*  bull, May's Handsome Lad, from Illinois.  The third  prize  went to Zelaya'*  Fancy Lad of Wisconsin.  Good Dnnl������ For a nerd.  In selecting a start for tho breeding  herd It is Important tliat animals off  the same age aro taken aud that tbey  be of tbo samo brood and as nearly tm  possiblo of one type.   Similarity and a  closo resemblance In Individual characteristics are quite Important.   Thn������  breeder who can acquire strong tamltyr  resemblance in individual members of"  bis herd to commence with bas a good'.  basis for building a herd that will bs>-  recognir ,d  in brooding merit. ��������� Hofc-  steln-Frteslan Register.  Pimaled,  Pannies, over slnco Sbnkcspeert'tj  tlmo and perhaps for ages before, bav*  been symbolic of thoughts or romem-*'  branco. Two or throo poets, 100 year*  earlier than ShaUespouro, mention th*  flower as having this symbolism.  r  Oom Purposes.  Mrs,  Klublm  (sovorolyM've  been  lying awake thoso throo hours waiting!  for you to como homo.   Mr. Klubbsi  (ruofi)lly)-Gikol   And I'vo boon stay^   /  ing away for throe hours waiting for   "  you to go to sleep.  flavor et nueta.  The flavor of bens' eggs Is declare*  by nn English medical man to be very  materially affected by food, Wben tht>  hens are qcavengoni their eggs  made unfit to ent, but a diet of  puro grains produces Minarkably flat*  and sweet eggs.  Vindictive.  Naggus-Wbst nro you going to de>  wltb tbo hero and licroino of tbat raag>  aaine story you ro running uow) Marry  tbeinf Borus-Cortainly, Tbey will be>  married ln the last chapter. Naggua-  I'm glad of it. It will serve them.  right.  A Hard Com.  "Ton ssy you had to give tbe patfeflft  chloroform twicer  "Yes," replied tbe dentist. "I bad to  give It to bim tho second tlmo to extract the tnnnittr'*  *ont.H Imir,  By the law of Scotland tbe busbtsv  or shrubs planted in tbo garden beloogr  to the landlord, and tbo tenant cannot  remove tbon at tbe end of bis tenant;**  Tbo English law is tbt taut oo thi������  oelat THE  ^EWS,:..eUMBEIiLA'NB,. TOITfSH  C0U5M3lk.
��tj �� Mr?"*. IT, ^.ti J^JAK^^j'^i' *- *
1 B-^sb-iS^*;
Wjj��,\      ^-ft)     vwa
We. have the largest stock of New
Goods jn the District.
See our stock of
Ready-to-wear Goods
for Men, Women and Children, before
you buy. We can save you money on
these lines.
O.Y.B. Masquerade
���Oct 3ist,'. Halloween
NOTICE IS aERK'JY GIVEN that application will be inside to the Legislative
Assembly of the, Pi***vini'.�� Of British Columbia at His next, .session i<-r an act to revive,
ratify aud oosifimi thc Q'teen Charlotte Ie-
laads Riilway Company Act, 1905, ^Statutes oi British Columbia 1905, Chap 158),
and,to '-xtend the tir.ie for commencing con-
afcruci-i-.rl'of tlio said Riilway aiid ol expend
im* 10/; of thc Company's capital thereon,
or iu tho .'iltemative, to incorporate a com-
pauy to build tho lino of rail'vay set out in
the Act of incorporation of the said Company with all tho powers contained in tho
Model Railway Bill.
Dated at Victoria B.C., the 25th day of
October J906-
Solicitors for Applicants.
..80c ea.
..10c doz
..15c doz
,15c each.
Apple PieB	
****�� ��������������;��
Ourrant flconea.
Bultana Cakes.
The Laurels.        Belcher Street
Victoria B. C.
Patron and Visitor,
Head MuMtur
J.W. LUNG, ESQ.,  M. A.,   OXFORD,
Auiitod hy tbrco Graduates of the Rocog-
tUiad Vuiyemi-tuan ol Groat Britain and Cuu*
Moderate terms (or boarder**.
Property oonaJutu of five ucvoh with spnoi-
ojliuhaol bulldlnu**,   extonnive  roornaUn.
{[roond�� gymuauinm,     Cadet corps or^aon
We celebrato the Bim of October
as "Hallowe'en" becauue it in   the
eve of the "hallo ned ones" day, the
evoof MAU Saints", but wo have to
go back further than Christianity
to find out why we celebrate the
day in the wny that wo do���with
carrying of pumpkin torches, roast-
ing of nuts, strange ceremonies with
-applo?, and ghost morion in the fire*
light.   Halloween   has  been   the
grout harvest festival  almost  ever
since ihe first garden wan planted.
It wnB one of tho threo festivals col*
ebmied hy thi- Druid-?���i\U.v   nrt>t
the planting, June twi'My-ffrsuhe
ripening,   and���greatest  of  all���-
Oclobor thirty-firvt th�� hftrvoRtin(��.
ln lb�� U4jr uf l^^'i:': 'V.w**     Of n.
ber thirty first wan   iho  F*\in  of
Pomona 'o the ''anu-'l who   j.��unrd��
the gardens" and i* war bin nutiw-
al that God's  harvitxinj?  fdiouhi
come to he oliuervtd   ui   thi*  un,.*
al*r��, and this dny dpv����ii*d   to   iht-
remembrance of the dear i-ouii ti. *,*
God> hand   had   "ju'hered  in"
Alan on thit dny the   Druids   had
renewed the sacred   tirtp,  fur  thu
long winter to eouu>.    1 her., a* nre
U Iho prevention of two pre.u evils,
cold.and hunger, it came in time to
bethought, of as preventing   other
evils also��� ths evils th<'.t lived   in
the -iir and .-ky- pixies und fa hies,
ghouls, ghcfste and gobliiifr, so  that
even ns lale aa the seventeenth century, farmers made the rounds?   of-j
their farms swinging fiery   torches
and singing Holemn do -lierel to pre
ing a spell upon the crops.    Therefore when we of   today   bring   out
the homely fruits o* the '.���.arvoistin-*.',
the nuts and the applet und pumpkins, march about with J��ck-o-hint-
emi?, ait by the-fire turning  apple?
on a spit to wierd rhymes, and roa>.t
nuts in   pairs   while   listen ng   to
ghostly tales���we are uniting   the.
traditions of at lea.--t three religion*-*
und doing that in fun   which   wa^
once mo��t solemn ceremony.
We are told that the Church ot
Union Bay will be oompleied in
two weeks.
Tho Duke of Unio i Bay haa be-en
presented with another medal for
MOORH LODGE No 17,1.0.0, If.
Tborlmrn. N.�� , No},, 10'h 1900
Dour Siatot' Tnrulmll:���\V lum.ua m  tho
inyjjtoHous di-puiwation of Divmo hw, you
llilVO ljHOU C'ill'H.*ll  tn  lllOUl'li till)  lilXO-ll-U   of ll
loving )>iif*l)iMi'i, friand nnil connBolljir. Wn
tho nioinbiTH ol yioere h <l:ii, H�� 17 I ,0.0
i'1., do ir�� to C*0*u ud�� o,,p ntuin'y id \/Ui-
Imi; on itscrd our hii.aorii _rml at thin
!) ,tivy nuiil) ���' that hau f .)lo;i n;i-��j yon,
Hri.thur Tui'iiliull vvmh auiiiu wlio. o mom
01)��� .MtnyJC J. n\_i. KntO U.   clli-l'lhll   itnd   toe
many many yourn vvill Ihh tmiiio Iih rm in-
ipini ion iiivhik iih   en   to  at oiiipt   nohlr
sons and one daughter to ra/iurn
his loss. Mrs Leighton id a si3ter
of Mr & Gough, City Clerk at Nanaimo, and sister of Mrs Geo Norris
ar, of the Free Press. Mrs R B
Mc Mick ing of Victoria ie a sister of
Mr Leighton while several other
brothers reside in B C. Mr Leighton'*? death took ulace at hia brother's, James b heightens, residence
at Savonas, who visited Nauuiiuo
not long ago.
Robbie ThomB'-n is unfortunately
still suffering from 'his injured knee
and wa.1- compelled to visit Nanaimo
Hospital lapt week, we trust for
but a few day*.
Boys under ace nre continually
seen carrying fire-arm **. The
authoriiies phouid warn the parents, as thobe youngsters shoot in-
discriminately .atevery livihsr tlvng
they see, be it dumes'tic or. wild. A
heavy .fine.-.should be imposed to
-s&rAe-a8-a~v7,ar.ii.ing i	
A very, large cuiicregation attended Grace Methodist Church on Sunday     evening   when    the   yearly
thanksgiving, and   childrens   an'*-
niverpay sei vices were   celebrated.
The niU'-icul portion of the rervioe
was assisted very materially by*Mr
and Mr-H Grant   o'f   Vancouver,
who delighted their listeners   with
a duet and solos.   It w seldom that*
tho privilege of   listening    \o   two
���ruc.h talented singers   is   accorded
the people ' of   Cumberland,   nnd
iheir appneiatiun was  shown   hy
the larg't attendance which crowded the Church.   Mrs Grant is   unfortunately cuffering from a throat
affection, but ucvertholesb charmed
everyone with her sweet   flnte-lfko
toneK, while Mr Grant will always
be eagody w( loomed should he ever
visit our town again.
Oil Monday evening a tea was
given tho Sundny School pupils by
their teachers and parents, after
which they assembled in the
Church whero with a large attend-
a uoq of vi��itorn' they were entertained by their never tiring and devot*
London* Toronto
Vancouver *5hJahnNJ|
Sole Agent
Dull Evenings | j
Are Banished ��� J
WHEN YOU OWN   A        ^  I
It Will Peoviuis
: right at your own firbbide, at
a Modbh.-.te Cost, ,   Wkitk fob
Sole Asjes'r.4s Fuxr 13. C.
B       f..*3l
IS   -A- T iT i   "^'"v
JUST a chance to ehosv you that
we al ways ph'.ase our customere
by supplying ttiem with the BEST
�� \ MKATS    at   'thu    lowest   market
prices.    A tiial-order will convinc-e'
r m c
��� lib..
*\   tt .   1
I'..    FA .   1
to.* tl  *A..-j^'
W.-.W., UScSAY, Propriotor,
3-arrE-ster- nnd Solicit rr
Nottu-y Public
pie, with a seriepoi biblical, uirtton-
cal and comic magic lantern views.
uoihIm,' ���'iu.Miivu-iith.jiii ail oity hti.g", to j ed guuday School Supi, D) Gilles
siirmoinit gru.it oIi��i:i��c)��n otlou louud iu pur-
uuinL; tlio work oi our beloved ordor.
IUh portrait iiann*i in our Ltulgo room uml
wo lovo to look tH it nml tii ink Ki.ut thiu^**
uf thu man whu at uim timo wen our oh iti
tupuort nnd bulwark. Wo would narrow
with you today VVo would rimoli oue ttu
liantl of nyiuiiaihy ui��l uiitio**' "r to ohoor
your heart. Wn mini him hn a brothor,
Inund and a�� a r 4i��, * truo manly man, and
all that goon to nuke a right good Oddtolhtw
VVo HhaU emluttvor to umulato bin Keul for
tho Lo<l��o and liii brothor man <*o ihat wlnu
out timu luu como to depart to tho great nn
known thoro may bo mid of un l��y our fui-
Iowh, "Uo wuxii true and ituunoli Odd(t>)low
iio Jut hiu aiMJNtnnuo to a brulhur ni aiot.-
noHH or win n thu dtup wntwiH oi nontvh*
woikt over hw html Ho went ;*hout qui't
Iv. hoi.nxtlv nml trntlifiillv emiuavoriuM t.
do u<od"
Ui.��.i .iiiiii   I i.i uuu��t t��i.ii n.ii����.��l ..it,   .4....
l>, U4 .t *J"ii,..uUu' ir-iiiu Ui�� TuriihuU'a old
lodflo, wn <i<n< tnuilay to join our a.r��
rows will y. hi*-anil inuumuoii an wo wu
nyinpatiiizfl wiih yon
M--��.-*.<-,v l-fnw   H tX
P ll Omy, H H
Having B'cur d
- - 200 Larci&s - ���
wo will bo in u pocition to till your *
orderd during ihe coming winter.
*4MM>��MMr *^mmmmmMMV*tm*e ����ww*,i��(��u*#M*'.iii.)'^��Mii��i*��.Mf����-v*'i��
Offices mi Post: ffioe.
A holding of .1 acie. planted loO
tcci: ������, g.iod h.'.f.ivvlurry patch and.
hi,all frui'e. Hoiwj and outhouH4d
rij.iet dofi'-'ahle iocaiion, with good
Hhij'ping [i.'ditict* A bargain,
Ai,\)\y thiu 'fllct)
iHHKBHlMitr-tM uawimMnMn
M-Wlll-ilWH-HiliH. m.   -M��^.^.
-ii r-m''* .-4.*** -'i-iMW
im. - *tut.mmLJ.i!iiMO*ni.��
$1.00 tf trtrtM a B��\l��^jr��* Account at
It ia with aincero regret thit tin-
many friends o{ Mr Win K Leighton will in ar of hih d��ath winch oc
.-.r, ,1 .,! '���tiivmni*' H P on lhf�� 2Hth
whjth��r \m had j^une io hope of to
Xftitiiui; hi| iir-iilth which had \oxxg
heon faUin-i. Tho decuisfd genth*
mnn wui�� a prominifnt mason nnd
na* imi��*n\>liHl with iSanniino in
iiuny public nnd t)u��nes��? immnn*
>!. i.ci-.hum .cuvca   rt   wire,   four
Capital (paid up),      $3,000,000      Reot. ,,$3,487,198
Cheerful And enrcful Dtti'ntiflP will be given to nil Depositors, whether
their .iroouius ure Urije or small.
We pay 8 per cent INTEREST on DepoBln, compounded twice a yea*.
0aT"   You onrt bank with us by mall.
A. B. NETHEUBY Mgr.            Cumberlaod B C.
Open Pay Nights 7 p-m to 9 p-m.
wore found in the cullu.   lt   ie   nl-
to(/othor pronamo tout too   piLwi,
o��> started the lire tneuiwiven.
Atlantic CMty, 29���By the wre��ilc-
t.i.�� nf i t\-rer- cvoli chcirio train
on the VVeBt Jereey aud Seashore
Ry thii afternoon *t lemt fifty per-
Hont* poritdied and tho lii?t imiy
reuch the app.-lla'lK ">t^l ul ���ov-^n.y
livw Wii'Ji. .t\\ ..��� !'.jj".'�����'.. l
oTominp ovor n fir"'"* t-ridi^e f��p��nn��
a,      .*.      **.r-
were drowrmd.    Up lo ruidiii-^hi 15
Vancouver, 20th���Two prisoners
were roasted to deal b in the Are
whioh destroyed the Chilllwhack
Court House on Saturday night.
The two men who died were well
known, Wm McKenzie and K C
CoHpins, They had been on a upree
una were anubt-ul hy Cuu C��Il>w*-L,
Thoy weroeoaroheu and alter pJac*
m:4 thorn iu the cells the constable
went up to arrest two other men
T��.i,r* tvnrrt mnkinr? a dielurhauce,
Two houra later a passer hy noticed
flame coming from tho Court House
out. the hulldinp! was securely locked and it wuh impo*'Hihle to gel help
tu thu num miidc tucn wh���� heard
thi* Hcronmn of the prisoners ran
dowu and spread the news of the
fire. When tM'liritfftde arrived it
wns too Inte and the prr*��on����ret had
probably already ht��n ��uffocai<-d.
VVm?n XXXf d<H��r wat. hrokk U the
blackened eorjw��e# of the iwo   mep | tlw coach��*   with  f<?w   exci-ptiou* | <u hhu. Ichiro long,
.'v'.x ����� *VC"" re' '"'' 1* i" hi*
iiuv^.i iiu<i uv iviM..: ��/...<-��� i'llll 211
tho eubmergnd cim-thea, The oara
plunged over tho bridge "and the
panMHi(*ei'H died a horrible death in
p.ickod iv the -submerged cars.
HH'.l Thay Cmm:.
Viincouv<;i-,2!)th*--Notdozens hut
humiroda and .vhiujot   ��.   tliov.wir.d
If!,."!''v>"' "r" vi''*.'"-t(��d *o ho now fo-
ing tht ��  i j ��� "  ..
ihrou.jid.M'' -.���;������v ���'     '  Lin
lio Oily from t,   main   !-,.d   th. , ���   w     M     wQl  ^
f.��m left \.Vi xr-M.g \"d |��iumiea m I t   ���   ������    i   -
rouii- to tiiJH port, �����
aritVi! hf<i*��,- "U Nuv.-n.hftr i'ith.    It
li" ii* iVr
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