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 /JU  ������*v  *k.  I  yl  AT  THE   BIG  STORE.  First Display of.  Your inspection,solicited.  W-,  Simon Leiser & CcL, Ltd;  JT.  %&er  61 YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, 8. O.  just ruoei.ved large shipment' of  '   a -%     ..^   -������������������      ;       ������9.1  s-ZL  Local and Personal  If you buy on a certain day between 19th*-*��������� nd 31->t December at  Napier & Partriige's you will get  tho value of the good* purchased  over Again by way ot Xmas present  absolutely free. Watch for further  particulars  Stoddart sells the Dollar Watch.  Passcuu-erB last, week:���������C.C. West  wood, J Johnson, C Statiss. S H  Ripgs, G R Robson. H Worlock,  Miss M;ihle, Itjrs F Williams Mr  and Mrs W Moore, Mrs   Wheeldon  Miss Mahle is visiting at Mr R.  Grant's.  Mr StausB returns after accompanying hi������ son and daughter as  far as Seattle, on their way east  where they will reside in future.  Mrs Wheeldon arrived from Winnipeg to make an extended visit to her  brother Mr Frank Anley. She will  remain until the Spring.  ' I. C. 6. Textbooks give the best  information obtainable on the sub;  j cts treated.  Sir  Johnston .has   been   awny  through the  Kootenays  and other  points.  Stoddart sells the Dollar Watch.  Each I. C. S. course is a special  course.  Hon, Jas. Dunsmuir proceeded  North.with, some guests on a shooting trip, the steamer Thistle carrying the party.  At the Big Store   you   will , find  ������������������many pretty designs   in   stamped  COUNCIL MEETING  ���������' ���������      ���������'��������� "r-fQd  Present���������Mayor Short, Altte-JSai***^  Wiilard and Daniels.  Minutes rend, adopted and signed  Communication was read f om  School Board, askiig that a cinder  walk be made through school  giounds, as water lay- in places.  Request granted.  Aid Bute reported that much surface water was overflowing J. Hill's  lot.  Aid Daniels gave his-opinion that  the sewers were too small in ihat  part to carry the water in lime of  freshets.  The question of the Cemetery being acquired by the City came up,  it being stated th������*re was no plan of  the plots. It was explained that  the Medical Board, whe had charge  had had a survey and plan made.  5 Aid Bate and Daniels will inter  view the Light Co. with reference to  paying for hall light.on a different  basis  from   hereiofire.  Constable Banks \w*,o instructed  to procure metal hoods for the two  City hall chimnies.  Council adjourned.  Customers should keep sale slips  o. cash coupons; they may be on  the " Great Free Day " and yei a  present of the goods.���������Napier &  Partridge.  CULTIVATORS,   SEED'PftTLLS,   WHEEL HOES, Era.  VI', RY  IiATEST   IMI'KOVBMBNT!*.  Call unit mu thoiu er write for catalogue-) and prices.    ���������  Tolephono 38, Sole Agents for B.C. P 0. D.awer. 563  <r,\atianritrmti%\myiwsmwamwramaam  r^in������ifi-^iiw^t*������n,.'^^-wmrMf-������������ifriw������rw'������w aiHamom  ataarnawmaaommiammie^^  5*'  Kegij) n?���������-^y^'-^iy ^st^yi*si^j w���������*-V-j)n -v'-/v-^>j"c>x^j)^^^y^-^J^^^v'^^-^-sSJV-illi  ,o  jiros  COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS,  VIOTOBiA.  BO-  Quality is tho Keynote of tho Fiuhoun  ��������� SHAMROCK  TABLE LINENS  Wo bought huluro tho rino in tho prion uf theso  good., uud im.' soiling nt usual in.***,  TABLE CLOTHS j^VSn^**1-88 M18 *Mh  AivtfftpHoiully (Eood viilue Cloth ($7 x 87, at $4,75.  table damask ���������'beached  KB01W 50c. TO $2.i)o l'Jili YAItl).  Hurunu Covfivf, ������SiiHi*mrii -Ulo'lu-i, ��������� iMyliev Towels  uud To'Vollizig, IMhnv C'ot'ow, Hhcelinfa  ii-vvyuiv^ y.r I'linjilcU! li.ni.-tj Kuniifthing   Linens-', a nice/assortment of cushi-  ,on -cover? 40c l< $1 2rs  and a   full  stock of embroidery   silks   in- all  shades'."   '  A DOLL STfow will ho held by  the Ladiori of Ho:v"Triiiit.y Church  on Wednesday af'.ernoi n, Dccemln-r  7th, in aid of the church hind,1-*.  Refreshments will bcpci vccl thn/tudi  out.tho fifterno'in. Fnitlv>r paviic-  ulars later'.   Admission free.  Mr S Nakano' was made happy  on Tuesday by tho arrival from Japan of hiti bride. The lady had  been expected some timo ago but  the war ban made tho procuring of  pasjportn etc, .i diflicult mat'.er in  Jn pa n.  Word has beon received here of  the death in tho oust of Mrs Nicoll,  who for so ninny year** was a woll  known und popular resident of our  town. After Mr Wool's sad doath  iu the No, 4 lire, she left with her  daughter, Mrs Uodda. Death is  said to have beeu due to cancer.  The late Mrs Nicoll will be sincere''  ly mourned liy many old and true  friend8 here,  "IS very ipte^tion on 'Coal Mining'  is taken from the International  Correspondence SohooJs Textbooks.  They nro the I mist authority on CohI  -VI inin-j*. "���������Andrew -Bryden*  FIHB   IN   MINE.  Last Friday, fire was discovered  by the roperider in the old slope of  No.4 mine, at the entrance to an  old level, long unused. It seemed  to have started iu the main slope  about the door stopping off' the  Jevel,_a_nd_in_a.n_aBLQ.aishing)y short_  time, had burnt a vent through the  door, and was n.aring through the  level. A foice of men attacked the  flames with a will, mid so successfully that safe'y was ensured by  night, and the (ire entirely put out  Lefoie monuug. It is supposed  that a workman accidentally tired  Home, dry portion of the door ot the  roof by menus of his head lump  MAGNET  'jty������CBjt^"jqfi  CASH STORE.  rizes  GIVEN    AWAY  Every  25c   Purchase  in  my  Store   entitles   you   to   one  ticket  -*  ������    ��������� 1 r -   1.  One DOLL at |1 50  Ono DOLL at '..   1 00  One POOKBT KNfFE    1 00  One CHEESE DISS...:...   1 00  1 HANDSOME PICTURE.   2 60  Tho Drawing for the above will taka  pluco ou Saturday evening, November 26th,  at 8 p.m.  1st Number drawn, first choice; 2nd  Number drawn, second choice; eto,  T. E BATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE.,        Cumberl*n4  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  Supplied at Lowest Market Priow  Vegetables  A   Great Variety "will  always be.  in stock ;   also a supply of ���������  Fresh Fish  will be on Sale every Wednesday.  Q   ���������  Your patronage is cordially invited, andi  all orders will be promptly delivered.  iee&Sorc  PR-0PK1BT0R8.  #BK,  VtMfttMMW-fc*  h  SEND !Hl2i*lLP,^^ FREE  im*-. ;-.(>****->*%in*������.^^m>���������'%rfx���������'tsiv,**:,!'..^/?*^-\yif-*^^o*^^a*i^^/Fy*~.*,ci*>-W/  A  QuArantaed Cure for Pitas.  Ituhiug. Blinil, Blooding nr Prntnutnij  foe*,    Urugigitt* ruiutiit uuiiity* i. ia/iu  OINTMENT fail* to eitr������ any van; no sunt*  ter of linw Iocik Ntaniling, in 9 tu li dny^i,  KlOU ftppHcfttioii giv������w ���������*.!��������������������� ami n .it. fit'o.  If your in u-(gr*t liauu't iCH'tui Mo i*i*t;������ii,[(.H  nnd it will l������e frtrw<irtloil p-ntt-pftiil hy Puii-i  MedluineCV>., Hi.. Lonif, Mn,  UKPI1EHKNTAT1VK   WANT1JD  r?Ut'''r for r-mhl-' *  Napier *k Pflrtriti^������.s,  on  A *'WaI .luutrnct will IwuhuIh l>y a livu  Cfti^atlian hlh l������suranco C!oinp������ny with an  enerji' Uu nimi to rupnmurit tlilmi in Cainhvr-  laud uml vicinity Mu������t l.avu gt.od luuai  AoqiKintutjoo ar.d he able to davotu hia  whole time to tli<ur iiitiRnml*.     Addiom ior  MASaUBaADE   TO-NIGHT.  The Miisqiionulu to������nij,'ht promis-  oh to b������ hirpily ritt^ufhid.     Many  j pv'v/A)' ���������'ni) \nAng   given,   a   li������t   of  I which m u,tven bolow. and  thfre in  J no doubt th if. anyoim f.-iilinu; to attend will ml?e a Gala oceapion.  Tho followm-z prhcH will be KJven:  Bo������; drfHicil btdy, Hilver butterdi.^h,  H J(������i(*.ur<4 Oo; htwt sustained char-,  otoo*. (%m A Ni^Wflrwon! (SoiUfl  im inii .1 I'luiiuc'c", Ihpc, -1 .\!eJ>0'.l;  j-- H..:iuiuil cljfj.r.;;cter. Box <4  n[i|il(!*-, J Mcl'hee; iloho, Slhs Iioant  Buy your CROCKRIES at  TEE "BEST n&TORBa������  When Prices are the Lowest  NEW PE15L just urrivod,   NEW CURRANTS in 1 lb. Cartons..  20c. per lb,  10 cents.  Wo are flflliii^, for dish, until further notico  Hungarian Flour,  6.50 per bl.  (PIVB IKISKH, 4 sacks.)  mmWmr*t**v-**# &mt#**ma+9*w*j*mW ********  | -Dniry Chop, excellent milk producer,  $i.oo per sack, or $24 per ton.  Ml ottar FEED, BHOilTS, BRAN, WHEAT, WHOLE  <%,t   lomntd   n������l''f>J  r  1  *'  furtder pir'icul'irii to  t,'M...^|!f,   H'o-   17-1,  ITont'Mt Vr1u������ for evory ilolhur  ivbitt you cet itt thoCoriiwi' %iom.  in'Uiii, oit.i*.,ij   *>n^..>,   w.vttiii,    i wiat  knife, C 11 Tuthell; CotxAc 'fieni,  (iciit's uiiiondlH, Jiet't Mooiv; Comic  Lndy. 11 Weinrdbo; llest drensad  ilctit. Clothes, T H Carey; 2nd he������t  Vgncnnver. | J'ftdyt. W������tw ei-t, T Hate, 2nd ho^t }  ������������������-.,,   ������.,.,,  *������ *������*i^*irfi������*Htt^.'(������i_i^..������������i*������*'       ���������*  ' ������*������^������     '      ���������_!(���������;.*        ? V     ! 1    --I'..*.. V*      > ,*,   I t* *"* -* ������������������- * i  .      V*^.*tl������-)     *���������   -.i*    m*o.i, .,,       #i    ���������!������������������������'.,,* -_,���������- >   **,,   -r  Flow.Oii (jhuhi- arm   LinokuutH j rkUre;ihko U'ltlk^Ciike ,J iUarruchi  Inrgc range of   pam*!*,.*   from   :tOc    Heut W;ipz, Von.y P.ig, S If 1^,-jrs;  per wjuare yard wt N������pitr *Si P-rt  rid^o. ,  \\e.*l VUr,tn~t Girl.  Boltle jwrfume,  Voiti'v,  A I! r'*  napipp  ft   PARTRIDGE.  A   \A tarn,    *, s%~4 m ���������**. -*���������- M     l   ^     ^   *        ��������� m mr ^* *-*���������  '^ml  w *.i't^l*"^*n,-U.      *  '"'"'  HEALTHY BABIES  **wPwwwww*wwwwv->w*>v*VwwWwwf  Healthy babies are always happy  "babies. If the stomach and bowels  are kept right the little ones will bo  healthy and happy. Baby's Own  Tablets are the best thing in the  world to accomplish this purpose.  The Tablets are the favorite prescription of a doctor who for years  made the ailments of the little ones j  a specialty. They are used in thou-;  sands of homes, bringing health to j  little ones and comfort to mothers.  The Tablets reduce fever, break up  colds, expel worms, check diarrhoea,  cure constipation, promote indices- j  tion, allay the irritation of teething i  and bririg sound healthy sleep. Ask !  any mother who has usod these tab- ���������  lets and she will tell you there is no ���������  other medicine so safe and effectipe. ;  Good for the new born baby or the ;  well' grown child, and guaranteed to ���������  contain bo opiate or harmful drug. ;  Medicine dealers everywhere sell the ;  Tablots or you can get them by mail ;  at 25 cents a box by writing The j  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  A   Dome  et  Hi*  Own   Medicln_.  Gus Dauguisse. a resident Qf Portland. Ore., was brought before Justice  Iloyne of the municipal court charged  wltli 111 treating his wife. Tbe evidence showed that he had choked the  woman brutally. The court directed  Officer Goetz, an immensely powerful  man, to clioke the prisoner, In order  thot he might have practical knowledgo. of how his wife suffered. The officer obeyed with a will, holding the  wife beater until the brutal fellow became limp. Then Justice Hoyne sentenced him to thirty days in jail.  ���������  w  V  *>  *>  *p  w  f  ���������  WESTERN CANADIAN EDITORS  A series of articles describing  their lives, their aims and  their iniiucnce.  No. ������'.  PHILIP PURCELL.  Inside Facts.  ->*������f*.A^������������^������.4 f-itt*>-iirta������-*fe-wwwwww  in the West,  but the new job  office  set to work to cultivate a taste lor  inaividualism  and   quality  in  printing products,    and    in    cpnsequence  speedily gathered to itself a practi-;  cal monopoly of high-class work from  the West.   The standard of excellence  on which Mr. Puroedl insisted was a  liberal education to his competitors,  and   the  whole  range of  quality   in  the West was of necessity raised   to  meet the new mark his office had set. I  For nine years Mr. Purcell directed ���������  the Christie job plant, when in 1897 '  the   concern   acquired   the Brandon  Times,   and Mr.  Purcell   was   given  the editorial charge and control   of  the paper.    As an editor his career  duplicated the success he had already  achieved   as   a   job   plant manager, >  The news of the paper was reorgan-'  iswd. and n higher quality   of   work  roquirod.. The   paper    took   a   now  lease  of  life,    and  speedily    became  on<> of th<> best paying propositions  in...the   W.-*st.     Its    editorials wero  usually  plain,  pithy business   talks,  of a  kinii  most  impressive and convincing.    Outside Winnipeg:,  the Conservative party in the West had no  'mora loyal  or ablo supporter   than :    ,.,.     .        "      ~~ ~T~  the Brandon Timos. while as might Wh^ 1S a d������R biting his own tail  be expected from Mr. Purcell's record, lik������ a^ good_manager?���������Because he  the make-up and appearance   of   tho ""       '""        ~        *  It's the   " inside"  Facts the cup  drawing contents of a packet that  makes it good or bad*  Ceylon Tea has a reputation for a Genuine Sterling  Worth that none dare gainsay. Black or Natural  Green.   Both equally "Pure.". Sealed Packets Only;  By All Grocers.  "i  What town in Kent is like a pantonine?���������Eye; because thero aro so  many Rye (wry) faces in it.  Why is tho Caledonian Canal liko a  critic?���������Because it extends from sea  to sea (C to C).  to   tho   whole  makes both ends meet  VVhy is a well-trained horse like a  benevolent man?���������Because it stops at  tho sound'of woe.  PHILIP PUHCELL,  Editor of the Brandon Sun.  Suppose we were to bore a hole exactly through the earth, starting  from Exeter, and you went in at  this end, where would you come out?  Out of the hole.  Times was   a' model  western press.  In April last year Mr. Purcell ac-  oufred an interest in the Sun, Bran-  dob's daily newspaper. Under his  maniic'onioht ..lli'i paper hall improved  in both its appearance and its news  set-vice. Its advertising patronage  and its circulation have both in-  civasrvi .enormously, and its hold on  popular favor is stronger than ever.  Moreover, there is no sign of stoppage to its growth. Mr. Purcell is yv ���������> .% . .. ' it * i_i_.  devoting the same energy to the up-   OOTtly iflXatlye; alkVegetaWe.  Bilious ?  Dizzy? Headache? Pain  back of your eyes? It's your  liver!   Use Ayer's Pills.  What part of the His lory of Rome  would an Old lady naturally object  to read?���������The history of her decline  and fall.  USEFUL  AT  ALL TIMES.���������ln  winter i  or in  sunjiner  Pannciee's 'Vegetable- Pills '  ���������will cope with and overcome any irtegu- :  larities  of  the    digestive     organs    which I  change  ol  diet,   cliaii|'-c  of   ivaitleii-.'p,    or  variation     ol     temperature    may    br:ng  about.     They   should  nlwnys  he kept  nt  hand,  nnd once their beneficio!  action bf>- ���������  comes  known   no    one    will   he    without  theni.    There  is   nothint;*    nausenUnn    in  their   structure,    and   The   most    delicate '  JLiiH _USfi_ilLQJll-i?il-liLysuJUXi 1  If a king kiss a queon and a qiuvn  kiss a king, what public building in  London will it represent?���������The Royal  Stock Exchange.  DaafnCSS ������ff 12 Year's Standing.*���������rrotractoil Catarrh produces r*enfuess  in many cases. Captain Hen. Connor,  of Toronto, Canada, was duuf for 12  years from Cixturrlu All treatments  J.ailod to relieve. Ur. Agnew's Catarrhal  Powder gavo him relief in one dtty, and  in a very short while the denfne.s3 left  him entirely, It will do ua much for  you.   no cents.���������:t3  Of all the newspaper men of Western Canada, few, outside his own  city, are less known than Philip Purcell, editor of the Brandon Sun. In  most of the western Canadian towns  the local editor is as well known as  the mayor��������� or auctioneer. In small  communities it is dillicult, indeed,  well nigh impossible, for the writer  or publisher of a newspaper to resist!  tho pressure .that persistently forces'  him forward to the front rank in'  local affairs. Almost always a man  of intelligence, and frequently a man  of ability, by virtue of his profession familiar with, and an authority  on, all matters of public interest, the  irresistible tendency is to compel  him, sooner or later,'-to' take posi-  .tions_of_^>ublic-_i:esponsi.biUty���������and  trust. To be able" to continuously  resist the pressure in this direction  is to argue personal unfitness, personal disinclination or unusual personal powers of resistance.  Mr. Purcell represents perhaps a  combination of -the two latter dualities. Thoso who. know him best esteem him one of tho very best newspaper men in Western Canada. Had  ho any aspirations to public   odice,  building of the Sun as he did aforetime to that of its competitor, and  with results as apparent. His striking success in this regard having, in  the smite town, twico demonstrated  his capacity and ability as director  of every department pf a newspaper,  is a record of which any man might  well be proud, and which has not  been duplicated by any othor journalist in the West.  Sold for 60 years.  a.CAywpo.,  7jOW.II, Mui.  Want your moustacheor beard  a beautiful brown or rlclvblack? Use  BUCKINGHAM'S DYE  jtrtx eta.  _*������������������>��������� BALI ft CO.. WAgHOA. W. ft.  ������������������������������������M*-"      ______  RHEUMATIC PILLS  TUK GREAT KNULISH RKMKOY.  TESTIMONIAL from the lato SIR SAMUEL BAKER, tho famous Nile Explorer.  "Newton Abbot,, Devon. Dear Sirs���������I  have delayed my thanks as 1 wished to  test the effect of Blair's rills by a sufficient Interval of time.  "For ten years 1 had suffered acutely  from Gout and life had lost its attraction owlnft to the uncertainty of health  and sudden visitations of the enemy  which prostrated me for months, or weeks  according to the Tirulence ofthe attacks  "Blair's Pills have rendered mo immense  service, as I no longer fear an attack  of Gout.  "For the last twenty months I have  been comparatively freo, as one or two  attempted visitations have been immediately stamped out by the assistance ot  Blair's Pills.  "Truly yours (Signed) Sami. W.Baker,  Lyman Sons & Co., Montreal and Toronto; The Bole Drujj Co., Winnipeg; and  Martin, Bole & Wynne Co., Winnipeg.  Why did Adam, when alone, find  tho day very long?���������Because it was  always mourning (morning) without  Eve.  Which are the lightest men���������Englishmen, Scotchmen or Irisl'tncn?���������- In  'Ireland there are 'men of Cork, in  Scotland men of Ayr,   but  in   Eng-  IN MODERN DAYS.  The Ways of Doing  Things  Havo Greatly Changed.  No Branch of Science hns inadc Greater  Advancement Than that of Medicine  ���������^rr=Thousnnds.ofJLi.veslir.oionged_biy   Modern Discoveries.  "Few things have developed as rapidly during tho past quarter of a cen-  lure as the science of medicine," said  a well known practitioner recently.  "And undoubtedly the niost'striking  phase in its progress is in, the treatment of the blood. In the old  days it was thought that opening a  vein and lotting the blood out was a  or nnv nthn.1-   nniitu-, '������f i    i ' ��������� uurd'for" most   diseases.   Tho   utter  ft^th^^ otiMt theory was discovered  have .long been at his command. But  Mr.  Purcell is a strong believer   m j blood   disregarded.    That   also   has  . been shown to be a wrong practice,  ls-;for, though driven away for a time,  I tho symptoms   always   return , if the  'cause, is not removed, and thet dlsoaso  agjmt  after a while. Then the symptoms of  the   disease were   treated   and    the  When did King .'lohn .resemble a  man whose things were' not returiu'd  by his laumli,i.������Hs'.,--Wh'on his baggage  was lost in tlio Wash,  A CI.IJK FOH l-'KVKIl AND Afil'K.-  Tni'iiioler-'H N'.egetnhle I'ilN mc <'oii**><.ui'<!-  od for use in nny climate, and I hoy'  M'lll ho found to preserve ilieii* ������������������mverw  in nny latitude. In -fever mvl lunit* they  net upon tho sec i*el inns nnd 'neutrally-.'  the jio.'koii which Jiiik fomiil iis wny into  tho hlood, They correct the iniptir'l (���������.';<  which find entrance into Ihe syt-ieiii  thrmitr.li (Ir'nldwr u'liter or food -ind If  used ,n.s a rivvonthe fevers nre  a',*o|ded.  WIuif   is most  kitten's tail,  like  ciil's  tail'?.  Name tho only King crowned in  England sinec Iho (.'oiuiuoKt..���������.Inines  T,, who wiih Kimr of Scofbiiiel before  lie was crowned  King ol' Engli-nd.  THKHK IN  OIHIiY   ONU GKNUINE  Fly Pad;   Hint's Wilson's   Avoid poor  imitations,  llow did the snail  By parse vera nee.  I'eiU'ii  I in1 nl']-.'.'--  (5. ti, lllCTl A HUH &  CO.  li nr ^irs,-���������Vour MIS 'vi::*'S I.IN'I-  "MK.NT is our remedy i'or koi'i'  Ihi'i-nt,  cnlds   iiivil    iill  oi-iliimry  nil-  III!*]*' K.  It never fulls   to   voliovi*   mnl eure  pl'M-llplly.  CIIAHI.F.S  WCniiTEN',  Toi'i   MuUinive.  Faithful In fow things, tho Amnrlcnn  public yot roinnlim truo to nn old lion-  v.\ V\wo-.te ] i !\'*   '''MW'iMdf* ov-  t.,( ,t,\j\l,  10  'Vbf  ]ien������o to Niagara Fulls nml Washington, tho national ciipltnl. In thoso two  eontors brldnl parties havo boon slnco  UuiK botnvo the civil wnr the prldo nnd  ,.  ���������   . i ,i      i .  W..V.      1-iV^      X-'*-      *!'7*i ������      ......      .....      V.   ,...,..   ,  Modern inn his may consider them a  littlo old fashioned, but when the time  cotucH to choose a wedding tour the  west, the middle west and tho rural  rust of the United Ktutes nil- sllli iru*.������  fo Nto Tarn f-*nlN mid WiiRlilnu-fof!, II  is in tlio sjiriug and hi:miner, wiun of  cotir."e the J.'H'.'C'T fonnbor of tivirr'tr-"*  luko place, Uml thexe ivmoii.-i nrv ������������������>  popular. In the winter New Vork Itself  la iho Mecca of the newly wed.���������Loudon Teleffrnpli,  the anonymity of journalism. Tho  English dictum that "all credit '  duo to tho papor, and none to tho  editor," is a belief to. which ho sub-:  scribes unreservedly, and of the practice of which his wholo llfo is a noteworthy example, In his time ho has  made many reputations for others,  and ho has also marred a fow. His  influence is undeniable, but Is never  personally everted. , When'it man is  identified with a movement, whether  political, municipal, or in any othor  capacity bringing hhn boforo public  attention, tho puper Mr. Purcell directs praises or blames, as seometh  to him good, with judicious commendation or unspat'lnc flagellation, Wut,  in oither case, without a trace of  personal fooling, But nobody evor  droarns, in Mr. I'urceU's case, of associating the man with his paper, A  year or so ngo, when ho had chargo  of tho Prandon Times, nobody ovor  hoard tho expression "Mr. i'urcoll  says so and so." It was always "I  seo tho Times snys so," And, now  that ho has charge of tho Sun, tho  saying Is tho same. A more complete  merging of the ideal liy of the man  with the paper he edits it would bo  dillicult to find than that of Mr.  I'u reelI.  1 It need not be thought, however,  that Mr, I'urcoll is an unapproachable recluse. On the contrary he is,  oxterlorlly nt lenst, the most nceos-  Blhle and popular of men, A constant stream of visitors drops Into  his ofllco, and in tho courso of a few  minutes chut thu genial editor has  ali-sorbod news and views bh a spongo  does water. Mi-. Furcell has the true  nows gathering Instinct, lie will  "gel n story" out of tlio most uncompromising conditions, nnd "noso  out tho news" in (li'flnnco of every  obstacle. And his nhilily to write it  news item brightly and interestingly  is as apparent as thnt of snruvlnur  the data therelor,  Mi. i'mwil it ouo in ta.' luiiny  splendid newspaper men who have  grndunlwl from "lho ���������������,���������������������������" H-* in  n practical printer, whoso care, lasto  and knowledge of the minutiae of tho  i       ��������� i .    ..I,    , :    ,,    ���������,,  ' ���������      I  i   the West, lie leanied IiIh biiKitHss in  the (luelph Herald oflico, which hn  entered in 1B70. lie was then n boy  of fourteen, having !������"o������i horn in tha  Itoyal City June 7. 1H������.Y lie worked  his wny upward from galley imy, and  niter oiuht ,\������\>rs came, v.v.t, Mr, F.,  I/. Christie, nrandon's big bnokselN  II,   S*,lt*-.  vht.ti U-iiMOH   *l     I*'-"k   ,.i.d   j,.:,)  printing olllce, and of thin hu put  Mr.  I'urcell  in ehnrjre.   Tho������e  'est.  i*w������^i  *s  S      5  Is worse than boforo. It is the root  of tho'diseuso that must bo attacked, and tho most Important development of motloni medical science has  beon in discovering that, In most  diseases, this lies in tho condition/of  thq blood. If tho blood is thin and  poor, the nerves and vital organs  cannot rccoivo thoir proper nourishment, the system becomes run down  and in a condition to invito disease.  Build up tho blood, restore tho worn-  out nerves and you remove tho causo.  Whon tho causo is gone tho disease  will vanish,"  An instance of tho truth of this Is  given by Miss A, M, Ttiekoy, Ox-  drli't, .Ont., who says:���������"I do not  know what would have become of  me had Jt not boon I'or Dr, Williams'  Pink Pills, My blood seoinutl to havo  turned to water, and I wus troubled  with dizziness, heahaehes and general prostration, I tried several  medicines but instead of getting hotter 1 was gradually but suroly growing worse-. I beeumo so weak I  eould no longor work, and it wna  while in this condition I was advised to try I)r, Williams' Pink  Pills, Aftor using tho pills for a  few wcoks I iwgan to tfnin In  strength; my appetite returned, tho  ���������headaches and dizzinoss vanished,  and before long I was enjoying as  good health ns ovor I had dono in  my life, I cannot thank you onough  for tho good tho pIUh havo dono mo,  and I hopo thoy will long continue  to help other sufferers,"  Indigestion, neuralgia, heart trouble, nnaomla, kidney and livor complaints, rheumatism, fhe functional  ailments of women, and a host of  other troubles   are all a disease   ol  tho liMnit nnd thnt l������i whv thoy nrfl  nlwnys cured by tho uso of Ur, William's Pink Pills, which actually  make new, rich, red blood, thus  reaching the root of the dif-f-nse nnd  driving It from the system, Tho  grent. success of this medicine hnfl in  * ilUCt'U    hUlllU   U������������!������������ M^iwinua   \'v������lw.J      tw  offer pink colored imitations. You  can protect yourself against thoso by  Kcelwr that the full namo "Br, Williams*'Pink Pills for Pule Pooplo" Is  printed on tho wrapper nrnund ovory  box. Sold hy ������ll modiclno dealer*,  or may ho had direct from The Ht.  Williams' Medietas Co., Krockvlllo,  iInl,. nt oO cunU a box, oi bix boxes  for $2.-0,  Ordinary underwear isj  made for ordinary climates.1'   Most makers  can't appreciate, the in-  Ueuse cold of the Northwest.    Their garments are'  all right for freezing weather*,  but entirely too light for 30  to 50 below zero.  Stanfield's  UnshrinKable  Underwear  is knitted in special weights,  especially for the severe winters of this "section, It's  planned by men who know  tbe climate and the people���������  Is now exactly what they want  ���������know how to knit it thick  enough for warmth, yet not  too heavy for comfort.  Best of all���������Stanfield's Is gtictr*  nutecd absolutely uushriuknble,  All slxen to perfectly fit every  figure, Reading denier* throughout the went ������eil Stanfleld'i,  ST03ART SONS & CO., WIHNIPEO  Distributors for Die West  Dr.   Von   Stan's   Pineapple  TanraxSi���������Modioli Science by accident  discovered the potency of the pineapple aa  ft panacea for .stoiiuu-h troubles. The immense percentage of vegetable pepsin  contained in the fruit inakeB it un almost indispensable remedy in cases of  dyspepsia and indigestion. ' One tablet  after each meal will cure most chronie  vases.  GO in a box, 35 cents.���������32  Why was Kuth very ruue to Uoaz?  Because she pulled his ears and trod  on his corn,  Minard's Ltolment for sale everywhere.  Why does u pony never pay tollV���������  Because his master pays it for lilm.  Why are some men like ulow-  wonr.H?���������IJecuiiHo it must bo dnvh  when they shine.  ENGUHH SPAVIN LINIMENT  Horuoves all hard, soft, or citllotiHod  lumps und bloailshos from horHOH, blood  imavlit, curbs, splints, rlntfbono, sweonoy,  stifles, Hprnins; cures Hero nnd swollen  throat, courIih, otc, Bave $50 hy th*  uno of one bottle. VVtuTunU'd tho mont  wonderful Uloinish Curo over kiio-va,  I'urcell  in ehnrjre.    i!to������e   wvre  the days when typographic excellence 1 mn���������_*_ I\_\mmt Citm. ____*_{_.  ������a������ a  factor but  little annreciuted   WWtt * l*MUDWk VWW yowniM*  Uuy tht It������m Early.  Jlreedern all over tho country re-  coffnl/.o tho fact that tho avoroore  timn buys brooding stock only when  hu must havo it for uso, In othor  words, If ho wants to breed his owes  in October, ho begin*} to look for n  ram in September. Thon everything  Is in a rush. Tho provident farmer  hl'i'B to lot* iut,y io|iu ������iiiU hu.vmg loom  .s*i..jj)t' v.vckr! In ndvnnre wf Jinyh)^;  time So also the breeder who is up-  to-dato is looking for what ho needs  to buy somo months In advanco of  tho tlmo ho Is Intending to uso It.  rietnre Hoolc>i for icoroisrnen.  Plcturo books for iho lienoilt of trnv������  elers nro kept In tho Paris polico ntn?  tlons. It froquently occurs tlmt foreigners Ioho thlntts which thoy nro un-  nblo to doserllic, hecnuso of ai)faroll������  iurity with tho Vrwu^li lunsua������c. The  plcturo books contain representations  of various articles, and the Inquirer  hns only to turn tbe loaves and point  out tho Illustration which most ro-  ���������emblcs tho property >jo bos lost  SHIRT  Made big enough for a big  man to.work in with comfort.  Has more material in it than  any other brand of shirt in  Canadai Made on the  .H.B.K. scale it requires 39^  to 42 yards per dozen, whereas  common shirts have only 32  to 33 yards,  That's the reason why the  H.B.K. " Big" Shirt never  chafes the armpits, is never  tight at the neck or wristbands, is always loose, full  and comfortable and wears  well.  Each shirt bears a tiny book  that tells the whole history  of the "Big" Shirt, and  also contains a notarial  declaration that the H.B.K,  "Big" Shirt contains 39J*  to 42 yards of material per  dozen,  Sold at aU dealers but only  with this brand ���������.���������  1 laa-flal .m a  MHANU  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal      Wtaatpeg     Dawton  WN   U   N< ity.  /jk  >������irMPi������������������������i_  ���������"���������������  *0*O*0*0*o*O**e*O*0*C*0*0>(  o  *  o  ���������k  o  *  o  t  JERRY'  LOVE  BUSH  By  M. Louise  Cummins  ���������fc  o  ������    o  *        Copyright. JSOi, by T. C. McClure  ^0-1<OJfOJfO^O^O^*0*������-0*0'fOJfO^O'3<  .til'  r  I-  Old Jerry lifted his head and lookec  after '-'the mistress" with vague dls  tress while she made her third restless  round of the grounds. Then he dug  savagely in the bed of scarlet gera*  alums, irrespective of the plauts' good.  "Why doesn't the master come  home?" he demanded querulously, with  the anxiety of one who had lovingly  followed "the master's" life up from  the days of white cotton socks and sailor collars.  The trowel dropped from his hand  as his eyes turned back to the tall  figure in its trailing white draperies.  Her dark eyes had been too filled with  woe to notice the old gardener, lier  arms were crossed upon her bosom  ns though she would thus hold down  r  HEK I7KGKK8 HAD GONE S.WUTMiX TO HEB  TUIlbAT.  the tumult that boat there. Ilere was  the very center and core of the master's life, old Jerry knew it, and yet���������  His face changed suddenly as though  an evil cloud had passed before the  sun's brightness. His very body seemed to become gnarled and twisted,  while the hands closed and unclosed  suggestively at his sides, driving the  nnlls into the hard palms. Every  breath he drew was an unspoken malediction upon tho man who came  through the gnteB to meet his mistress.,  "You're there, nro ye, ye black hearted sarpaut!" he panted.  His heart seemed to die within him  ns he hiensured his strength ngalnst  his opponent's. With a sense of helpless iundoquncy his old figure eolltipsed  tremblingly, But tlio habit of years  in extremity wns strong upon him.  His head fell forward reverently on his  brenst.  "God Almighty," be breathed, "this  makes tho third time this week, nn*  I dunno���������I dunno whora's Mr, Aleck!"  Tho mnn ho bated was walking bareheaded besido tho mistress. Their  'tops turned to n tnll shrubbery nt tho  other ond of tho grounds. Jerry made  n hobbllhg detour by tho buck of the  house nnd reached Jt first. Ho wan  on his knees ngnln, trowel ln hnnd,  but hidden,, by tho dense growth when  they passed.  "Why do you submit to this neg������  loot?" the ovon, insidious tono wna  urging. "Relieve mo, I hnve not told  you ono-hnlf of whnt hns como unbidden to my knowledgo. Constance, tho  wny of oscapo is nlwnys open!"  Old Jerry's breath enmo In hnrd, dry  puffs ns ho listened. Ills fingers dug  themselves into the ground, tonrlng  up hnndfuls of sod. It had como to  this thon!  "Wast him! Blast bis lying ton-jut������!w  Tho force of the words rent him from  hond to foot ns ho shook his trembling  fist nftor tho mnn ho would Rlndly  hnve strangled. Thon he got slowly on  his feet, seeming to grow younger nnd  stronger ns ho did so. The blood of  tho fighting raco still boat ln his veins  in spite of his so verity years, it biassed  in the blue eyes uuder their aluxagy  brows, promising wnr to th* death boforo thoso he loved and served were injured,  All that day be watched the bouse  nnd grounds untiringly, His mistress  bad bidden ber visitor goodby nt tbe  gnto and walked slowly bnck to th*  bouse n* though nil life nnd hope wore  gone from her, and he saw ber no more.  At midnight he Installed Johnny, Ur,  Aleck's favorite groom, in his place.  "Don't ye mnke no sound nor wort,"  ht admonished, "an' ye don't need to  know whnt yer bere for, bat If ye sot  anny wan goin* or eomln' call m*. An*  Johnny, b'r. If ye could aunywny get  word to tbe master in tbe mornin* to  come home 'tis makin' yer sowl you'd  be."  When morning came he relieved  Johnny at 6 o'clock, the hitter huvhc?  seen no one "comin* or Roin'," ;mh1 air in  took up his surveillance of the hoi?--e.  It was dusk when at last the figure bo  had been looking for camo slowly  down the steps. She had almost reached  the gate when Jerry, his old heart bearing in his throat, stepped ov.t on the  gravel walk beside her.  "I dunno if you noticed, ma'am." he  said casually, to'tebiug his hat. "but  I'm afraid 'tis dying the rosebush be  the south wall is."  She had halted, looking at him in  uncertainty, bewilderment for a moment displacing the listless despair of  her faco.  "'Twill be ten year ago come tomorrow week since I planted it." Jerry  wont on rcm'.nisccutly, "I mind well  'twns the very day the master brought  ye home, ma'am. 1 can see yea now,  stnndiu' hand in hand lookin' at me"���������  Her lingers had gone swiftly to her  throat as if the lace there strangled  hor. Jerry watched her for a moment.  "An' sure there never was such a  tree tor blossomin'," he went on slowly. "I used to think tbat the love in  the eyes of yez both that day blessed  it. 'Sure 'tis a love bush,' 1 sez to me-  self. An' 'tisn't in yer two arms ye  could carry the roses on it when it begun to bloom, an' they tho "sweetest  that ever grew. But lately���������somehow  ���������t dunno'1���������  His voice had trailed off Into the  inexpressibly sad monotone of his race.  The slender figure before him quivered,  her hands twisting themselves convulsively in the folds of her cloak.  "Last year," he quavered on, "there  was but three small buds on it; this  year there's but wan. 1 misdoubt if  it's alive at all���������the love bush '11 be���������  another year."  She moved stumblingly away from  him across the grass to the south  ��������� wall. Jerry scarcely breathed as he  followed aud stood behind her. Oh,  the wealth of blossom the love bush  had onco .borne! She remembered how  tho old gardener delighted to bring the  fragrant armfuls to her on the anniversary of its planting���������the day that  Aleck had brought her home. Now���������  She looked at the blighted, twisted  leaves, clinging as if^for shelter to the  wall, and a sob, which was tho upheaval of all the torture and despair in ber  hwiii.^o:x>_.heii_deJ.icate���������tbi'oat._._Her_  face.-! as she turned it to Jerry was an  agony.  "Save it!" she pleaded. "Oh. Jerry, if  it is not quite dead, save it!"  "Yes, ma'am." But Jerry's voice was  husky and he drew his coat sleeve  across his eyes. " 'Tls safe enough  she is now, glory be to God!" he added  in a whisper.  He stood in the shadow of the wall  until sho had stolen back to-the houso.  carrying the ono poor blossom of the  love bush, with ���������her. Then he made his  way to where beyond the grounds lay  a strip of moonlit road.  At sight of the figure which paced  impatiently back and forth there Jerry's body was contorted again, but this  time with savage triumph.  "Aye," he hissed slowly, "ye may  walk, nn' ye may walk ag'ln, an' ye  may keep on wali-cln' till tlie feet drop  off ye nu' tho DivJI gits his owu-but  ye'll never git what yer wiiitln' for-  an' the Lord bo, praised for lt!"  It was the ono rogrot of Jerry's life  thnt "he wns'in bed and-asleep that  night when the master, got home. Evidently Johnny, with the aid of n siujden  nnd suspicious aliment of tho hay  mare, had "mnde his soul" to noma  purposo tbnt morning. The master had  uri'lvod tit 10 o'clock, according, to Mrs.  'Riley, tho cook, nnd. to the best of, her  belief, he nnd tho mistress luul talked  nil night.  Jerry wns assiduously doing his best  for tho lovo bush tho next morning  when Ihey en me out of the house. Mr.  Aleck's strong shoulder behind tho mis-  tress, she loaning back iiKiilnst him,  hor fnco whlto nnd shining with love.  Tlio old gurdoiier roso quickly mnl  enmo to meet liiom.  "If you'll believe mo, mn'nm," he began ongoriy, " 'tis n now shoot I Juki  this mlnlt found on the rose bush be  tho south wnll. nn', ns true nn I livo,  if 'tlsri't covered with stroug,' healthy  buds!"    A Story of Webster.  On ono occasion Daniel Webster wns  on bis wny to Washington and was  compelled to proceed nt night by stage  from Baltimore, lie bad no traveling  compnulon, nnd tho driver bad n sort  of felon look, which produced no Inconsiderable alarm In t.*'o Betintoi*. "I  ondenvorod to trnnf-wlllsso myself,"  snid Mr, Webster, "nnd hnd partly  succeeded when wo reached tlio dark  woods botweon Blndouflburg nml  Washington, n proper bccho for murder or outrage, nnd horo, I confess, my  courage nffiiln deserted me. Just (her,  the driver turned to mo nnd with n  jjTtiflf voice Inquired my nnme. I gave  it to bim, 'Whero nro you going?' mild  he. Tbo reply wns: 'To Washington* I  am a noon tor.' Upon this the driver  seized mo fervently hy tbo hnnd nud  exclaimed; 'How glad 1 nml I took  yon for a MgUwnymnn!'"  Humor and Philosophy  By DUNCAN M. SMITII  *-  Coi?. .ight. 190-1. by Duncan M. Smith.  FIRT PARAGRAPHS.  ~*  It is uot always spring, even in the  spring.  Some women can't have the hist  word because with them there never  Is a last word.  Memory is t'.:e thing you don't have  with you when you want it.  Policy is rarely any kind of honesty.  History can't repeat itself too often  for a youngster when it comes iu tbe  shape cf a circus.  The monoy that you syient is not  what causes your regret; it is the money that you didn't get a chance to  spend that makes you dissatisfied.  Some people are so constitutionally  dishonest that they cheat themselves  into the belief that they are honest  even when they are getting their living  off ether people.  Lr.iigh and the world laughs with  you; weep and it laughs at you. -  Coming through the rye is a hilarious  wait for some meu when the rye Is in  bottles.  Paradoxical as it .may seem, an unpaid gas bill is no light matter.  QRUrSQLOE'  Liiii  VERANDA HOSPltALITY.  TREASURES   OF   ASSYRIAN    C.PART-  WENT OF ERITiSfi MU3E.UM.  Make W&y For thc Scourge.  Yes. Maggie, in this bloody war  For life I have enlisted.   .  The   enemy   shall  writhe In gore  And   get "his   old  neck twisted.'  Most terrible shall  !:<? his 1'atg,  With net a thins  to arb!t2'ate.  Ch, I shall be as  mean as Cain,  As bloody as eld  Nero,  And    when     my  - thousands I have  slain  Then who will ba  Ihe hero?  When I start out to fce_a scourge._   Nircsnnrs6soiya~(5airwiii urgir  The war, if I can have my wish,  Will be so fierce an 1 bloody  That carmine HooOs vlll drown the fish  And rival old Biyj Untidy.  Gum     boots     in  great      demand  will be ,  From   these   who  cannot  climb  a  tree.  Then    let    them  sound tho bugle  call:  I wait its aecentB  thrilling-.  That   I   may   on  this foeman fall  And     start     the  wholesale k'llins,  I shall not r������st or close my ey.3  Until the last mosquito dUs.  Cannot no of Latar Date Than 2.CO-3 B.C.,  and Possibly Very Much Karller--Folk  Son^rt Whlcli "Ware For C*fjilurlt'������ JSetore  Tra.mnillltd to I'oiterlty In Oral 1'oriu  ���������TiaiisliUJuH o. ArchaicJseiipt,  Among the treasures of the Assyrian I'opfirtmi'iit of the brif.sh  Museum aro some bro..cn in'.ginriua  of yellowish t:luy, iu&cril.id with  strangely archaic characters, jet  which are entitled to an im, ortant  place in the history of literature.  IsroKen and time-worn as tin so potsherds are, th--,* traii-smit tu u; fragments (unfoit--.il.itel\) of whut ore  undoubtedly t.'ie oid'-st poems in llie  world. The style of writ i yj, u modi-  iicuiion of the <,.d ore.1.an- script -,ruJ  the careful division of t ach couplit,  shows that the ������e.\ts t-a. not lu of  later di\\e. Ui:mi 12."/'I:> H.C, and i'os-  sibly very much earlier. The eo:i-  teu'.s show  tlv.uu to be popmar folh  n������-*^-?*r *"''���������*. ��������� '*-i**"s*.r~.  ^!'i!iii'i|,ii;i;ii!^A|i������j^  ���������..'..l!..'  !������'���������*���������..,���������.  Fi St W  ���������"VV������i^* a-hX  tStj-rmm-im  ".rj5^������-3������_ffis*2;.A  f^aufiu    ,i  V*-;"       >' I        V..'i* >.���������" I    Vr  ^i"*'   ". ���������"   /rXtVi  Bomottmea thore'a quite a difference  between being foolishly almpJe aud  ���������Imply foolish.  The Potato Bug.  When, ma iv proud, pompous and dignified, the conqueror of nature and the  self appointed lord of creation, goes  forth In his might- to raise a garden,  the potato bug. small Imt earnest, spits  on Its hands and says It will see about  this tiling.  ' It would take severn 1 thousand potato bugs to make.oue good sizotl man,  yet It only tnkes a few of them to  mako ouo good h!z."(J num mud,  After a man has onrerully planted a  patch, of .potatoes and hoed tlio same  until his hands nie'UUsieird and hia  back In n cnudklnre fur the tvpalr shop  ho Is pretty apt to Invent new words to  ndorn the language when ho duds that  tho potato bug has "dropped In for a  small l\inch nml invited nil of his sisters nnd cousins nnd mints up to the  forty-second degree to join him.  At such times lt In woll for mothers  who nro particular ns to the language  their children henr to, lock tho little  ones In the ico chest 'until tho storm  blows ovor.  Marked Attention.  "Wns your story accepted by tho ma-  gusdno?"  "Xq, hut I think lt must hnve made  an Impression, Tho editor wont to all  the trouble of having the note printed  in which he explained to mo that lt  was rejected through lack of spaco."  Not Companionable.  Ai ute.aily, constant cJiuwh tight nhoefl  Aro hnnlly what a man would choose  ("V --.lev r .i (i*:, ���������'���������*  i     ':!:*;!. '  For" when hiu enriin Uoittn tn neha  And, lK**.uiug iiui uiu <-���������ii.nl hour Uuy,  Work ovt'i'tlino for no mnn; pay,  He wants to grab hia trusty ox  And C'huao tha whoea to Halltax.    ,  Where New TImujJ;} T^kl  "A man can do auyUiIug ho thinks  ho can."  "Is thnt no?"  "Certainly, that Id n suro rule."  "I thought I could marry Miss Bland  until I asked hor."  Diffrrrnee of OpSnicv  "I'd lick you for a cent."  "I'd   hire  you  only   I   know  ^U  couldn't earn the money,"  OLDEST rOEMS IN* TH3v'Wo]'.I,D. .  songs, which probably were transmitted in oral form centuries before  they wero committed to writing.  _XhiU^c_auu__pjQKtiuiis_of~at���������least���������io U������.  poems dealing with popular leg n In,  and, i'ortuu&Leiy, the optn.ng hius  of thc first poem arc wc'.l preserved;.  Tho translation is as follows:  1 will .-���������,!:!:,' the stoirj oi Uio Lady of lie  Gods,  Att'Jiid, u friend, rive ear, O warrior,  The son;; ot thu -.aiaess ICaiua is better  thnn honry or wl .0,  J-ctter tlia.i lioiit'i' or wine,  I'-Uter tUmi frrsh-calliertd fruit,  l-cucr tii;;a j'iuv crc.nii  Better than fiesh-gfltaeivd fruit.  How redolent of the Orient is this  praise of wino and milk inii honoy  Irom the lips of this old Uiald-mu  bard centuries before tlio days'.; of  Hal'z or Omar Kliuayam. /iho goddess who gavo birth to seven royal  and heroic sons, who figure in many  of the legends, Sla'riy of the fragments aro too broken to admit of a  connected 'translation,. Tho next  fragment is part of the last column  of this first poem and relates to a  terrible flood which each year swept  over tho lund, It reads "thero , he  established destruction, and ilood  fiercely each year he poured'out."  This terriblo annual deluge could  not bo-stopped until one of tho gods  built a dam across the Tigris, for it  says: '"Ihe Tigris with a dam of  coppor ho damned. AVi.h a dam of  copper the bolt of the Ti-yris ho  closed," A very pretty llttlo fragment, describing tho bLissinys granted to a pious king, is, howovor, complete;  Tliou slinlt lirnr his prnyern,  Fertility sliall rnlu njion lils Innrt,  Kach yeni' thou wilt tarn nwny his fnt*s  identh),  Ail Ills Iniul nhiiJI Iv-lHH h!i" fo"t,  AVlion in n warlike'iiiiiniier lie sots forth  Terror nvirolie* before bim,   Ou his   up  pronrli  Every laud bows down nt bli feet.  Tho other fragments aro too mutilated to admit of translation, hut  ono curious passage may bo noted In  which It is said that Isum, tho fever  god, who was the child of the 'Sun  Clod and Nln Sit, was left In the  gutter of the street, which seems to  show that the Ihthylonlans hod some  Idea of the fact that fever wns gen-  orated by decaying matter in thu  gutter and tho solar heat.  Color and War ml h,  Tho color of inateriala has koiiio  influence on the warmth of the clothing. Black and bluo absorb li- tit  freely from without, hut white und  light shades of yellow, etc., are lur  less nhsorlMint. This differ, nee rnn  j bu demonstrated by experiment. The  huinti u.-rtteiini, when >,i,<ui wan ih.-  fel'elit colors will ub.������orb di,-  fewnt amounts of heat. In hot **<mn-  U'ieH whlto eovi-rinp.s are uriviiwilly  worn,  and -tailors nnd    o'Ivi-h wear  ,,i,j.      .i.it...  ...*���������*���������       *���������**     n   ������������������������          '   "   With regard, ho\������e\<r. tu hat (riven off from the body, the color ������>f the  materia Is used as cluihief make*  lletle Jf niiy dilTer'niv. Ih-d il.u n I in  popularly mtppos-'l to be warm,  though It In no   i",t r in thi������������   r������-  t-poni il.in .siiiM.i .:���������*���������.'���������!.. i*;' 1....a!  wibstniKe, but white or gray '.n coior.  Susseationa For Alluring: Breokfaat*  ou Snmmer Days.  In summer days the, veranda should  constitute a coutinuous "living room,"  and here may be presented at times, if  not permanently, the family breakfast,  luncheon and S o'clock tea.  When the children's appetites begin  to lag, as often happens during the  summer, tho distressed mother will  Ond gratifying results through offering  a dainty, alluring refection on the  homo porch, advises the New Idea  Magazine.  Suggestions for breakfast on tha veranda in summer days may be made  as follows: Fruits���������berries, apricots,  melons, pears, peaches, grapes, varying  these frequently; cereals of light character, cooked and uncooked, dispensing  with oatmeal until colder weather.  Tho chafing dish may bo brought into  service in presenting such features as  stewed kidney; tripe, creamed or a la  lyoniialse; smoked beef, cream-ad or  with scrambled eggs; minced hum on  toast, cro.imod codfish, scrambled eggs'  and tomatoes, eggs In various forms  and omelets of ham, parsley and rice.  Water cress should become a staple  accompaniment to this season's breakfast; crisp radishes and cucumbers  may bo served too. "Popovers," light  breakfast mufiins, breads, toast of en-'  tire wheat bread, etc., should be presented.  Where tho breakfast does not include  moat, the following formula will give a  nutritious, inviting, satisfying feature:  Make a batter as follows: Mix a tablespoonful of butter with half a cupful  of soft boiled rice; and tho yolks of  two eggs, well beaten, ,and a cupful  of milk; sift in next half a cupful of  flour, a tablespoonful of yellow cornmeal and a vory scant teaspoonful of  baking powder. Add a dash of salt to  the whites of two eggs and beat to a  stiff froth. Fold this in quickly and  lightly to tho remainder of tho mixture. Pour into small layer cake pans  and bake in a hot oven until a golden  brown, which will take from twelve to  fifteen minutes. Remove ono of tho  layers to the serving plate, bottom sido  up. Butter well over the entire surface. Placo another layer over this  and butter generously as you would  spread jelly on a layer cake. The top  layer is to be placed top side up and  also well buttered.' Cover all with a  .deep dish and place iu the oven until  -ready-to-be-servedi ;   Toothsome Dishes With Corn.      jj  A toothsome baked corn pudding calTa*  for one quart of scraped com pulp,.  four eggs, threo tablespoonfuls of flour,,  one pint of milk, one teaspoonful of  salt, one-third of a teaspoonful of pepper nnd one heaping tal'.espoonful of ,  butter. It is baked in a moderate oveni  until set in tho center. The same com-',  pound, without the flour nnd milk, may'  be used ns a filling-for. tomato* and'  pepper shells, says Table Talk. Ilia!  old Indian name of succotash at onco"  reminds us of tender little lima beans  and corn pulp cooked together. Somo  cooks Uko to add to this a slico or two  of salt pork or fat bacon, but this addition is, bettor applied to the dried or  canned artlclo than when brought, in  fresh from tho truck or kltcheu garden.  When left over on tho cob it may bo  cut off, highly seasoned with salt ond  pepper, mixed with, a white sauce,  turned into a dish, covered with buttered crumbs nud baked as a scallop,  or the corn and sauce', after ten minutes of slow cooking, can be poured  over dipped toast. Again tho cut corn  can bo mixed with an equal quantity  of thick butter mnde with Hour, milk,  baking-powder timl one or two eggs  and cooked as fritters. - Where uncooked pulp Is used for this dish very'  llttlo milk will be needed, ospeclnlly If  the corn Is young and juicy.  tutcht Vaney V.'oiU.  IJnrdntiger, or Norwegian, embroidery Is largely composed of the lace  stitch known its "binding" In tho open  parts, The solid portions nro dono in  fciitln stitch, taken in accordance wJth  Iho cnnvns-Iiko ground, The openwork  Is produced by drawing tho threads as  Indicated In tlio design and in cuttim***.  out spncoa, Considerable accuracy Is'  necessary to cut the squaws correctly-.  Tho work thus becomes a sort of combination of "out" jitul "drawn work"  and Is very olTcctlvo and strong. It It  entirely dependent upon the ground  material, however.  ..i.������ Col!.������������,,,  er, leruuKi    it 11 u������������������'*    tr*'-  any he������t that    is obtain.'  ' nightly Ite\kw,  .... *,,* ,..,j.-  ly   .tl 1.01 III  iV���������l ������rt-  Why II��������� Hi-Urno'ei!.  KHmote-After all, Blcdnmi) Isn't so  had n fellow. IIo on mo to mo, man  faslilon. nnd took hack all the thJugn  ..ti ���������>..>< t-,m, 4igjMii--l  my  people.    JUlf"  m.vi I**).! ;i M,U(���������l.if'l^ KH������������������ic~  Practically thnt. It Is truo I threatened to Klinot him ������n sight if he didn't  retract, but that was only a matter ot  detail.  The Easy Road.  tte tomchow mlpm d tho hull ef fnm������,  But ha waa mml l������.v iletaarri'H piiia,  And t'linl'u the n-.<H������n that I.In nmne  Wis widely bluKon-Hl on the hilli,  It ts quite tiotieiiibie tlmt hatd luclr  got* monotonous very quickly.  The nrm who f������ inii.ern'de nnd make*  a bluflf nt lmppln<4Ks Is it bwfnetor for  keeping hi* sorrows to blam'l-f*���������Uallif  iaor������ Aiuulcw. .,  ,.������ *j sXJUMjM-wai-ak  Tfl^^^^nP  tufmmiWMO***-*-'**  !;'  Telegraphic   News      |  HHBBaiiaESBPHHMVBHHHfeBBaHnH  t  -fl,     **������������������>-������ JMl/-J*t*V.������i*l-J'*^OI-*������tl*.'���������  t'iirioo, Io���������Tbe Jupan���������e bave  lost *avo gunboats off Port Arthur.  The hooibardmsnt of ths fortress  continues with unabated fury.  Violent expl-x-iont* occurred in ihe  town on'Friday,  .Lond-v.. .3 5- That"the main uc-  fencCf of Port. Arthur may bo' carried by the Japnne.se at> the no; 1.  assault, it liiey hav-e not i'alion nl*  ready ia ij.i!;, ..'.;���������. toil by a.be.a'.fd du.-  pttch i'roiu Oen, NoaiV- ht'odqiuu'  .le'iv. ' Beige pTcpsiratioiv^ are com,  'pic I ft aiid have-been, for'the most  part oi a thorough.character.-'Hill*?  have been tunnelled by the most  arduous labor. The Japanese  works extend within 10 yatds of t he  parapst of the fort***. Through these  tunnels the Japanese can inarch to  tlie fortifications without losing a  Wan. In the forts now held by the  Japanese they have mounted enormous guns. The front that these  forts present.to tlio Russians is even  tronger than that-which- faced the  Japanese when they stormed the  positions. The ^eige'operations���������  and naval guns are doing, an enormous amount of exertion, tearing  great gaps in the walls of the Russian-forts, and sweeping the harbor  It is said that 2 Russian warships  have be**1!! sunk. The arsenal and  dockyard are destroyed, and constant fires started in the town. This  despatch is dated November 2nd,  and wa? delayed in transmission.  Mukden, ,15th���������The" Japanese  and Russian armies of Mukden  have been fiHed with reinforcements  and that 600,000 combatants will  be engaged in the next battle. A  party oi Cossacks has beon cut off  and massacre I by Chunchurs.  Hoboken, N. J., 15th���������The fo'-  "lowi ng'stafetrren ^-by-a-strclTfger-C+i-S'  tave Meyer   was   made   to-day:���������  The stars positively predict the fall  of Port Arthur on the 16th and 17th  i POINTERS  IN REGARD TO THE  I b1 p',  r  Union  PUOLCOHtO ON THC 5*TH AND SOTH OF EACH MONTH  Pointer No. I���������It is a purely Western Canadian Agricultural Paper for Western  t, Canadian Fanners niid Stockmen.  Pointer No, 2���������H is large, v. 11 printed, well <;diled, well illustrated,  reliable,  'progressive and" fearless.  Pointer No. 3���������lis terms are strictly cash.In advance, and the paper js promptly  discontinued at expiration oi subscription, unless j-eii-ewed.  Pointer No. 4���������T*ie Nor'-West Fanner is-the only ugiiculiuial paper printed jn  t'auiida.west of l.nke Superior.  Pointer No.. 5���������It has tnnrc.paid in advance subscribers in Manitoba and the N.W.T.  than aU ctber farm papers combined.  Pointer No. fl���������its su'^estions and information aic worth many dollars ip each  suhsciber.  PoSijter No. 7���������Morally it is above reproach.  From Now fo December 31, 1905, for $1,  lndudi**ir tlie i**a*.M*lf*ceuts*}cclM Xmas ������ AT>r>������waa  Numlwrniiil the "wlHiiL-e o ug"������ free. ' *uu������BS3 *  ,   ������������������  ���������uc "raSe?c auiSc alT1*"    "���������B NOR'-WEST FARMER, Limited,  Sample copy sent freo upon request. P. O. ������OX 1310, WINNIPEG, MAN.  S^O^xrEL   C.   ID-A/VTS.     T'SiO^'ia.aEBTO^  1  English 4 x BURTON always on Up; also, tbe famous MILWAUKEE  BEERS���������Anhensor. Bohemian, Sohliia, Ac. "OLD GREY BEARO"  SCOTCH WHISKY. Best Wmes and Liquors of all kinds.  The Boarding .and Lndui-*;}! D-p������rtmei>t, under the immediate superintendence of Mas  Davip, will be fomni First-diaS-i in every respeut.  BA T E 8 ,  ,.oo per day upwards.  E, EMDE  J^%  v.  MEY A, DILLOI, Jl  NOTARY PUBLIC, CONVEYANCER,  REAL ESTATE INSURANCE Aft ENT,  COMMISSIONER SUPREME COURT BC  Renin received, debts collected,  Furms valued,    Deeds registered,  Detds, Wills, Mining Papers, &o,, drawn,  OFFICES,   CUMBERLAND, B.C  "Ioi on I'arlo Pranoais."  For CANDIES"  Novelties,  Pictures,  Frames and 'cleaning  of frames.  :. H. TARBELL.  High Grade Stoves  and all Kitchen Requirements  SPOBTSMENS GOODS-  & GENERAL HARDWARE  Maim3' Cigar factory  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  BEST   ::   ON   ::   EARTH.  Manufacture-* by  P JGABLE Sc CO., NANAIMO, B.O.  Koyal Barfk gF Earfada  Capital (paid up),. -. .'��������� .$3,000,000  Beservo Fund 3,000,000  Undivided Profits,     192,605  T. E. KENNY, President. E. L. PEASE, General Manacikr,  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department ---Depo&its of $1 aud upwards received;   Interest allowed at current rates, compounded twioe each year on 30th Juno and 31at December,  Drafts on all points bought and sold.  R. E. WALKER, Manaqbb.  OFFICE HOURS 10 to 3;     Saturday, 10 to 12;    open Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9 p.m  Campbells' : BAKERY.  A Pine Selection of CAKES   always   on hand.  FRESH BREAD every day.  Orders for SPECIAL CAKES promptly attended to.  Dunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland.  &  D.   HUNDEN.  At old Studio,     Cumberland.  NOTICE.  Riding on locomotivcB nnd   rail  way ciitb of  the   Union   Colliery  Company by any  person   ir  per  BonB���������excopt train crow���������in strictly  prohibited.    Employees  are sub-  loot to dinmiHHal for allowing name  By order  Francis I) Little  Manager.  IHMWWMIS  ".'���������WJUM  WANTK1)  MKNAND'WOMKN in Uiis county  IVhI *dj.M������<iiij������ Ifviil.-nc-; if. vp*,iv������"ii'iv:  nti'l arivenisi* ,tn nld cstid/li-lu'd business  llOilst! of solid lilWllfi-'ll :.l;iiiillli^,     S.il.UN  to men Sat  w-Hdy, to wuiwu ,1513 to $lS  <m*k.y -vtili i.<|.*.nsi:, ,ii!.;ui(*..:tl cuch  MoikIhv liv clic-.r.lulireci In**.* lu*,.u!(|'.iait-  e������s    Horso ,inil  ir.iji&y  :\'-:ov,[)oi.l whi:ti  i-i--t-i*fi irt,.        nO>*iffml   nf-tMin'Mlt.  Ai'iln**,--. Hlt'.w Unit*, it eo, , licpl. A.  Motion HiUj,', ,, -,.ii;i,.i������ii, iii.  mtmmmmw.���������������11 ���������. i������.������.i-������*nm ,   ii_iiw>������������������r������������������i������-i������������i>i������M  When in OtralierlaM  STA* AT THE   VENHOME.  tJ       Al.'-   COliVl.-iU.'JITi    Ml!     t',--r:-l-j  Jul !'..u. i.. .-<''..��������� itui,:i mu  Best Liquors and Cigars  it. S. UOJslBMOX.  ^^WlEEARDis prepared "to"  ���������    fill any Orders for Fine or  Heavy Harness,' at short notice.  JOHN McLEODS  WaVerly ft otel  First-Class Accommodation  .. ..at Reasonable Rates....  ..SMOKE ..  3T.TEX=  "CUBAN  BLOSSOM������������  A UNION MADK CIOAK  FROM   THE���������  Cuban Oigar Factory  M. J. BOOTH, Tvopridtor,  NANAIMO,'B.O.  nMMMHHWMWM- '-IWW.yw������-������1l'iW_>lll I ���������mil i|ill���������**<IWip1|HW'l*l*������������gWt  yilE ADVANTAGE tho puhlic  hns in purchasing where tboy  live is thnyeeo the article and aro  not disappointed as when Bonding  away.  P. Stoddart,  Watchmaker   and   Jeweler,  Hid Is goods at Eastern PricoP nnd  haH a nice tdock lo select from.  ICVERYTHING in SOLID GOLD  All purchase-? c-igraved  .... ivM oi charge ,,,.,  1\ K'l'ODDAJtT,  Dij^mih)! Av:;., Ciwiiborland.  i* wMtMif nwww 0t*wm mmi *** ttmAifmaim  WILLARD BLOCK,      Cumberland.  FOR FIRST-CLAHS  CANPY. FRHITH.  CKJARH & TOBACCOS.  rBEST=OF-WINES=^MQUORSr  S..SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.  J,  UNDER YOUR FOOT;  :::.������(���������  *aut**m imh imawet  n   ���������  WILLIAMS BROS.  tn* *    i  #  Liverv -MaDie:  Thamsi'ickp and Duavmkn ���������  Sr.vm.n and Doithm: uko ',  vnp JTn.-K.    Arr  Oiuirn.? ���������  ;    Promptly  Attfnijkw to, ���������  : Third St,, Cumberland,8 0.  f_������������������ttii������*t������������*t������������*< t  ���������   i  .. * *  'OLE leather, or apology���������which ?  ���������Can you tell from appearances ?  Good grade of upper leather���������shoe  well,���������cmart,���������stylish I  But how about vitality���������flexibility���������shape  retention���������continued satisfaction ?  Is the sole of tough, close textured, long  fibred leather, which holds the stitches like wax,  repels water, bends like buckskin, and wears to thc thinness of a  wafer without breaking ?  Or���������is it short grained as linoleum, brittle and stiff like cardboard, without cling to the stitches, and with a chronic thirst for  water, like blotting paper ?  How do you know which kind of sole leather is in the shoe,  under the finishT  How can you hold the Manufacturer responsible for it���������or for  value,���������if the Dealer, not he, regulates the price ?  There are shoes made to sell merely, and shoes made to wear*  Thc Slater Shoe Makers Tare not rob thc covered up soic of  The Slater Shoe, to give an extra selling: effect to the viaihielfloe  upper, because their brand, and price, pledges certain fixed vglu*;*;,  li-uui waiwl* lU-'i. is r������o hcdg;!r.,~  'I he limit of the Makers' direct responsibility iu t.L*a'/ *U.u������  ���������viz:���������their own prices, $4.00 and $5.00���������stamptd on the soles  by themselves.  Every pair Goody ������*ir W*lU J, <tud da. ti*di. tuo* k i  .���������j.ii  Sole Local Agent STANLEY H. RIGGS. /������  f  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,     - .     - -       NGR  The columns of Thk News are open to all  who wish to express therein views o mat-  tern of puhlic interest.  While we do not hold ourselves re "onsi"  hie for the utterances of correspondence, we  eserve the right of declining to insert.  oinmunications unnecessarily personal.  TUESDAY, NOV. 22. 1904.  fepimait ft taarao Ey  'jk Ai^X^7A,i':'\\ -1  kets on sale, good ovei rail "and steari.er  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excur-  sions, and ieduced rites for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  The Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, steamers  sailing dales and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  .ill Stations, good for going journey Saturday and Sunday, reluming not later  than Monday.  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  Sale of Crown Granted Mineral Claims for Unpaid Taxes in the Comox  Assessment District, Province ot British Columbia.  s. s. "City of Nanaimo.  Lea -es Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo, calling ,at  Musgraves, Vesuvius, Crofton. Kuper, and Thetis  Islands first and third Tuescteys of  each month; Fuliord, Ganges, and  Fernwood, remaining Tuesdays in  each month.  Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, c  p.m., for  Comox, connecting with s,s. Joan at  Nana>mo.  Leaves. Comox Wednesday,  8 a.m., for  Nanaimo   direct,   connecting   with  tram lor Victoria    ���������  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m , for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday,  7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way pons. '  Leaves  Nanaimo Fririav,   2  p.m.; first  and third Fridavs of each month  to  Ganges, remaining Fridays of each  month to Ladysmith.  LeavesG mgesor Ladyimith Saturday, 7  a.m.. for Victoria and way ports.  VANCOUVER - N ATM AI MO ROUTE  S. ������       -.IOAN"  Sails from Nanaimo 7  a.m. daily excen;  Sundays.  -Sails from Vancouver af'er arrival of C.  Cumberland  Hotel  COR. DUNSMUIR. AVENUE  AIND SECOND STREET.  CUMBERLAND  B. C.  Mrs. J. H. Piket,. Proprietress.  When in Cumberland be sure  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel, First-Class Accomoda*  , tion for transient and permanent boarders.  Sample Roomsand  Public Hall  Run in Connection with  Hotel  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per day  P.R. Train Nu, i: daiL except Sunday*, at 1 p 111,  TIME TABLE EFFECTIVE  JUNE l-viOiia  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  Nn  2-Daily.  No. 4��������� Rmj'!aj  A M  1' M.  Do 9 00   .., Victoria D������ 4,0(i  "   9.28   ...CoHsiruam    "   4 5>b  " 10.24   ..KociiiR'a "   5 'i-i  ��������������� 11.00.  P M,      .  V m.  " 12 35,,  .Nmiuwo    ���������'   7 ?.',  Ar IB A3..  \V,-.il.iutw.,  ... Ai, 7 CL  WBLLI f  ���������is'   TO  VIOTOllIA.  No, 1���������bail  Nn  3 - Simon.  A.M.  AM.  Do.   8.00.,..  ....WellloRton.'.... Do. 10 s  ���������k   8.2U....  10 02........  .    Konnig'n "   0.30  ������������������ 11.38....  ...C-.lfl������Mv(iiii  ���������������   7.27  At 12 00,...  f T IV- V" Ti IT 51     T.T TTJ H TTI TS T 'Q H  hMRY.8 MSBEI8S,  3009 Westminster Road  100,000 Bulbs to arrive soon from  Holland, France and Japan.  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees..   ..  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the seventh day of November, a.d, 1904, at thp hour of  Ten o'clock a.m., at the Court-house, Cumberland, I shall offer for sale by Public Auction the Mineral  Claims) in the list hereinafter set out, of the persons in fa id list hereinafter set out, of which Crown Grants  have been issued, for all unpaid taxes accrued, due and payable on the 30th day of June, 1904, or accrued, due and payable at any 30th day of June, subsequent to the date of the isbue of the Crown Grants  and tor the expenses of advertising this notice.  If the taxes and expenses of advertising, as set out in said lie', are not paid to me on or-before the  day of sale, the claims may he sold to the highest bidder, nnd a conveyance executed to the purchaser  of all right and interest in said claims legally alienated hfy the Crown, by the Crown Grants thereof.  In the event of there being no purchaser, or if the price offered shall not be sufficient to pay the  taxes and expenses of advertising, the land shall absolutely revert to the Province and the Crown Grants  thereof shall be deemed void.  LIST  ABOVE MENTIONED  NAME OP PERSON.  IliiODODENDRONS.   ROSES.   ORREN-  HOUSE AND HARDY I'LANIS.  for Fall Planting,  Home  Crown   and    Imported   Garden,   Ei e I d. <ai d^KiQ^cxJji������t^^j__v_y___^_,  in sto.k in season.  -FERTILIZERS-  .-.Btfi   HIVES   and    SUPPLIES  Grcnn bouse full     Plants, Cut Flowers  Kioiiil Work. Catalogues free, or  call and examine sl< ck.  Thousand Mile and Comiiuiiution Tic  VI. J. HENRY,  VANCOUVER, B.O  Omm*mWBiemaxamm9ammma}m^  , t  JVIorrocl"}! Bros,  BAKE'RS  ���������  PRE AD, Calces ond Piett delivered daily to any part of City.  tuM.woH^P ^ Grorerien  Gold Fields of B C  ���������I <>  ��������������� <i  Wilson, Seuhler & Bloomfield  De Beck, Bauer & MoKiuiion  Chanuo Mining Co  Frederick Arm Mining Go  McCallum D  Hoare, J H  Pan-fluid Exploration Syndicate  ������������ ������i ti  Douglas Pine M ining Co  Nash. Martin  Whaluu, Wru  Da liciiui, Bauer & McKinnon  Conlaor- C, Fibher C H, Hoare J H  Bauur, W A  tt  i<  Fairfield Exploration Syndicate  DESJRIPTION OF CLAIM.  11  11  ii  11  11  ii  11  -ii  1.  11  11  ii  WellM, Malcolm B  . Radley aiid Shaw  Rjidley, W V  Jl^l UdUvwand^Shaw   ltldle'y; VV V  Radley and Shaw  11 ii  11 it  - Ft-rguaon, Robt Chaa  McKinnon, Juo MuL  ���������1 11  D-Llhok, GeoW  (Jul leu, .James  Muthcrf, Ad������m nnd John  Mather--, Adam & .Inhn & Man Hon L  MuHiera,  J<ilm   &'   Adam,   tied)  Mvliitnghlin, Win Henry j  Ma them,, Ji.lv-   A  Mum,   ami)  Laiighlin, Wm Horry j  ������ Laugliliii, Win Htmi'y  Bobby Burns,  Hotly Green  Daniel Webster  Poodle Dog  Julie  White Pine,  Blue BhIIn,  Gold Hug,  Dish wood,  ShooHy,  Goloouch,  Dorotha Morton,  Eva,  Douglas Pine,  Gold Exchange,  Cone Fraution,  Champion,  Common .vealth,  Jennie B,  Emprosu,  Euid,  Stella,  Blucher, ������������������  Wellington, "  Waie> loo Fraction "  Contact Fraction   "  Banker, "  Comox Fraotion,     "  Percy,  Lot 201,  "    202,  203,  204a  233,  234,  285,  240.  248,  243,  244,  253,  254,  271,  272,  273.  276,  277,  278,  279,  280,  281,  288,  289,  290,  326,  291  297,  299,  <���������  11  11  ii  11  i>  tt  ���������1  11  i<  <���������  11  i<  1:  11  11  11  ������i  11  it  Valdez Islaud  ti ii  <i 11  Channe Island  Phillips Arm  Thurlow Inland  Frederick Arm  Phillips Arm  Eitero Basin  Phillip. Arm  it       11  Thurlow Island  Fauny Bay  ii  Phillips Arm  11    . ti  11       11 .  <i       11  Frederick Arm  11 11  ���������1 11  11 ii  Phillips Arm  Dorothy Morton fr'c'n, 300,  Chiinaang,  Douglas), "  Maggie May, "  Black. Prince.. ������*  Harbour. "  Harbour Fraction, ���������'  Volunteer,  Protection^-  Adam,  Sunset,  Molly Gibson,  Isis,  Annie Laurie,  Riverside,  Thfodnsia,  Silver King,  Blue Jacket,  Copper Chief,  Copper King,  Niiiikiah,  Kla.v*oh,  Magnet,  L'titia,  Vuloan,  i.  it  ti  ti  ii  ti  ii  ii  it  ���������i  it  ii  ii  ii  319,  320,  322,  318,  353  354,  355,  ~356r  .357,  358,  359,  'AS I,  386,  387,  1831,  1832...  1833,  1834,  1835,  127,  128,  129,  130,  132,  ii  ii  Menzitig Bay  ii   * i_   ii  ii  K  Phillips Arm  ii       ii  *  Malaspina Inlet  ii ii  *���������  ii ii  ii it  i. ������i  Rupert  ii  ii  U'iDaid  Taxe-t  11 00  9 00  7 25  13 00  48 75  8- 25  13 00  10 25  11 25  8 00  26 00  12.0  10 50  40 00  18 75  1 25  5 75  5 '.'5  '53 75  11 25  58 75  32 50  62 50  61 25  47 50  1 25  10 25  5 00  12 50  6 00  13 00  12 25  12 50  21 50  5 75  2 50  12 25  -18-00-  12 75  12 00  12 50  34 50  39 00  34 50  44 00  45 00  40 00  46 00  11 50  12 50  8 25  ������S7  <U on  ������3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  10 50  9 75  fl 00  oo  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  oo.  oo  00  oo  00  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  oo  oo  00  00  00  oo  00  00  oo  00  00  00  w  2 no  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  00  00  00  on  oo  oo  oo  oo  2 oo  i'0  1T0TAL  13 00  11 00  9 25  15 00  SO 75  84 25  15 00  12 ii  13 25  10 00  28 00  14 50  12 50  42 00  20 75  3 25  7 75  7 25  55 75  13 25  60 75  34 50  64 50  65 25  49 50  3 25  12 25  7 00  14 50  8 00  15 00  14 25  14 50  23 50  7 75  4 50  14 25  ���������18-00-  14 75  14 00  14 50  36 50  41 00  36 50  46 00  4/ DO  42 i.'O  48 00  13 5<l  14 50  10 25  12 oO  11 75  11 DO  Datoil at Cumberland 7th October, 1004,  JOHN UA1RD, Assessor,  Comox AsBuBemeut District,  Cumberland Post Office,  EST.   1077  INC..  I 6 9 8  McMlLkAN  FUR A WOOL CO.  the: big! old-established house buying  ooooo ooooooooooouor  o   _  o  c  o  o  o  o  I  o  o  o  c  .0  o  0  0  Liverv  A.3STD  o  o  Q  HIDES SENECA DEERSKINS.  rxpo irr t k ^  rnno   .  IMPO RT f   R S* I   UnO  /OO-ZI/     HII'iT      AVI..    MOUTH  MINNEAPOLIS M INN C SOT A  w,r US AND GET^3^AIWT3  rr US AND GET  I am prepared   to  furnish stylish'Rigs q  and flo.T'jfiriiing ni w  reasonable rates, ������  D. KILPATRICK      *  Cumberland Z  g O.OOOOQOOOOoOpOQOt)  -_MMIM_M-MniaNaiMMMMHaiMHHI  0  'I  UNION BREWING-* Co,  NANAIMO,   B.C.  The vi-nilv r������'hun of Oi** Honk V>*or boubi n in   ol intiroutto tho  "brow������������r a* wull v* tha publio, nml tho j  UNION BOCK BEER POR 1304  Will ������Ki*i-i *how toax,*p*>*i'.l -uri' h*- Int. Ukvn iw ilm iimoul-int-ur������ ������������f tho tMirrinr  t'i Jc.    Th- Vol n rlr-tii'if <?. '-. IXntU On* Iw n h ������.. ...i 'r ������ nuinlt-f t*1 iiiMrtUi*  Mid ������tor������t in th������ir Iniimu* tsnUart, mil it u>r< riMcltwi tho proper igo, mmI *��������� ������*>w  ON fciKAUUfU' AT ALL flOTKLS.  TRA0*K *m.a������;*4J������  r/mn-.nu,  OOMrntOMTS *.*���������  Anyorii ifinrtlng n siktsxtu mil evmlytleu wny  ii*;li!x<������^tt.������lf,.fr>*o,'������hmi<������r m ir*^nii������vi������tn  til*.  <'oiumunio������il������>'������������ urlotly  wmBderfUlil. OMmi m������������M fiJfH������������Mr������*wnB?-<mfli  In Anerloa.   Wn Im?��������� ������ Wawiiwuti n oWow.  Pntmitt tnVoTi ������hm_Bh Mam A Co. x*mwVw  iWUou iu Om  o*ef%ii\r,  irlca,   Wn  SOIENTIFiO AMERICAN,   #  bwwttfnl'y iiln-fmti*i laneat rArml*\itm tt*  *nr������*>l������iitl'lciniirni),wi^liiy,l������r������},������'M,Wiiyf������r|  MiOnu uiifithn    i'i"'">������i.i<n <x.|..'t- 'i'.<5liAWit  BiKJK oa lUTUVTi* ������imtjr.H������.  fl*  Y<������m ''im noli Vi* lt������t"-������i*i * i ������'l .  Pit C������p������, il-o.. ������t inck bottom pTJc������������  nl the Cortin" Sloro. -MJiynL.jPj*------^^  m^mt~*wmmmm  r������-  ^?������<j***tf-������(^tSw^;������Kjf-|H^  r   "-v-SHSHl^^-Kft^iKjVtjKti-Sl^x*lW^S>^Jt-*.4Jl^KrH'^l5*^i^K*l>t%������J, I,.'*'$^������*J^*^K-*t^.&?J������j������?*-^|������-^>*^!*^-?v&  \>to'*IXSfSSi&L 4VC*?>6B^4������������^S^'*&yL%Br/L5Sm^^  Copyright. 1901. by Ch.rles W. flooke  j**v^i.,$������������������^^M"*^>|I*4"������������_'*-$^^  2*gHj**SK&;*Hj������>-i-.A<J  tlKhilJkstxii&i-'^  She was not in the slightest degree  reticent as that word is ordinarily understood, and yet often, when sho bud  finished speaking, I caught myself  waiting- for her to proceed and afterward vaguely wondering what she  would have said had sho not chosen to  withhold a parti' j*Yet her manner was  eo perfectly unaffected that the elusive  nature of her thought constituted a singular fascination. She produced upon  rue the effect of one who by virtue of  .some unique experience or natural gift  beholds in all things more than is seen  by the general.  It is possible that I exaggerated her  powers. It may be that I thought her  a seeres3 because she could see through  me���������no very great feat as I view it  uow. One will meet in this life now  and then a person who, without encroachment or the faintest suggestion  of an overprompt familiarity, will display at the first meeting that comprehension which one expects only from a  friend. When that person is a pretty  girl, the effect is most deliciously flattering to a man whose nature, is not  too gross for the perception of such  matters. He longs to respond, and if  he fails not blunderingly, but by a series of too small successes, why, the  chances are that the poor fellow will  not know when to stop trying. I didn't.  The day at the golf links developed  no. ^important incident.. I had a remarkably good time ���������enjoyed #everything, met strangers with an affability  quite foreign to my nature, took a deep  interest in golf, though it was a wholly  new game to me, and in flirtation,;  which was not a new game, yet different this time.  Two days later f awoke with a start,  not from slumber, of course, nor from  any form of ���������coma, simply from ,fol-  "lyT-it was a leTtWTr6Tn^yTfro!eFfliair  woke me. Naturally there was not a  word in it that remotely referred to  Miss Lamoine, of whose existence I  bad,no reason to suppose that he had,  ever heard. There was no mention of'  Sibyl. There^was merely the commonplace phrase, "You'll bo coming home  in a day or two."  Yes, I'd be coming home. A nice  kind of a prodigal, I had wasted my  heart. The thought went through my  head,, and grotesquely I was reminded  of a misreading of the Scripture committed many years ago by a fellow  scholar iu the Sunday school, "And  tliey killed hlra for a fatted calf."  That was what I had been, just a calf,  nnd killing would bo too good for me.  Knowing my father's wlsheu, I had  kicked up my heels, jumped the fence  and fallen in love with tho flrst female  of my species that had como iu my  way.  I sat down In a quiet comer of my  apartments to think the thing over.  The situation was somewhat peculiar,  nnd fortunately itsee-med to Involve no  misery to nny ono except myself. Beyond a doubt I was hard lilt. My head  and heart were full of thnt girl. Yet I  hod not made love to hor, not. tlio least  Iu thc world, If I had caiod lew, I  should-linvo eald moro. I had ofton  done ho, liar thnt I am In common with  other men. Iu the present instance  thero wan not a word thut needed to  bo recalled, and tho millzmloii of Hint  fact enmo to ino like a Mossed mlraelo  Howovor, tho girl was not blind, She  occupied tho ��������� extreme oppuHlto end oif  tlio scale of visual power. I counl tan  ey her rending my nocrot In tlio smull-  out of the flowers that 1 had oent to  CuBhlug's house, whoro hIic lived.  Theoretically I wis not lit lovo with  hor. Lovo, lu niy way of thinking, depends upon lntlmatf* ne<|iinUltima*. I  am skeptical about tho early blooming  variety *y' this flower. It U usually ft  wood, nnd tho thing to do j* to pull it  right up by the roots.  I know vory llttlo about Miss Ln-  molnci. Cuahlug hnd told uio that Hho  was an orphan, without n penny of Iter  ,own, nnd thnt sho lived with relative!  Id some small city In .Michigan. I did  not cnteli tho namo of the place. I  have an Inquisitive disposition and  Imnw It nnd theroforo refrain from  ankmir nny nnostlons except nxxclx a*  aro absolutely necessary. Howovor, I  usually require considerable "aforma-  tion before taking importa**.* action,  and fnlllng In lovo Is Important.  In tn Ml** TninnlDe'n sfinrf 1n the  matter, I hnd no reason to suspect tlmt  Rbe cared seriously for me. It lay on  my niliul tliat I had boon malting a fool  of myself In o quiet. Inoffensive, gen-  tlemnnly way nnd that tlio lndy hnd  found tho upeetutio amusing. I was  faintly suspicious that -who liked to bo  nmtippd in tlmt fashion, Whether tlmt  notion were true or false, tlier*������ wat  an easy way of setting all things right.  I <ailed upon Ml������s Lamoine that  evening, and we bad a very frank and  "By...  Hobyard  Fielding  friendly talk, as it seemed to me. I  confided to her that there was a very  nice girl whom I had not seen in somo  years, uot since her childhood, in fact,  and she was now 19. She had beoa  a charming child, in every way lovable,  and I had no doubt that the promise  of ber youth had been in every way  fulfilled. Ih that statement it will be  observed that 1 stuck close, to my  father's word, but it sounded cold, I  needed something more to meet the  exigencies of the situation and to sustain my own spirits, which were getting rather low,, and so I dilated a  bit upon Sibyl's merits, using that gift  of easy, imaginative discourse which  some harsh persons have called lying.  Sibyl would uot have recognized herself had she been present,,but I felt  at the moment that she could uot have  helped being pleased. v  My father's heart was strongly set  upon the match, I said, and it wa3 a  great joy to me that my memories of  Sibyl* should be as they were, altogether charming and alluring. It was,  of course, too much to hope that she  would care for me. I could not venture to predict so fortunate an event.  If Miss Lamoine would not take it  as a bid for a compliment, I would say  that I regarded myself as a mere; joke.  The best that I could hope for was  that Sibyl would think sho could enjoy  laughing at mc all her life.  "Make her laugh all you can." said  Miss Lamoine, eying me iu her peculiar  way.   "Don't make her cry."  "You think mo'fickle," said I stupidly, and she floored me with the gentle  question:  "Why should I?" '  ���������*.- Without waiting for me to attempt  an answer she proceeded to speak kindly of my disclosure." She wai.- glad that  -I���������bad-s-tokl-hoi^-she���������was���������tla.t4om.Uby-  tny confidence; she wished ine all success and happiness.  I had introduced this subject very  well, considering that *l am, as a rule,  awkward and oycrpreclse in beginning  a new theme, though fluent enough  when once fairly started. It had seemed to grow naturally out of the conversation, and Miss Lamolne'a tact preserved the scene from the peril of being  too relevant. I could not specify a  word or a look of hers that gave tho  smallest hint that she guessed why I  had given her this page of family history. And yet 1 bore away from this  Interview the suspicion that she understood me perfectly and held lh regard to ray character and conduct an  opinion which I would glvo much to  know.  It was my Intention to go to Chicago  on the following dny, but somehow I  ������|$P  lit  I  ��������� ��������� .1.1*  i aiscoverea that we were not *o be  alone. A squarely built, dark anc' somber young man was wedged in;o one,;  end of a window seat and a grer c cloud  of smoke was eddying round Lis head,  It appeared, when we were introduced,  that his name was Dcrringcv.  I dislike names that mea.i anything;  they should be all changed.by act of  the legislature into p.easant soiinding  "syllables or cornbhutioiis that can ���������fiig-  gost nothing��������� until one has learned to  associate them v, ith the persons themselves. To hiii) who has an instinctive  appreciation oii words it Is disagreeable  to have for bis acquaintance nu assort--  ment of colors, occupations, birds,  beasts and implements. Why, for instance, -should.this handsome but somewhat tragic young man be ticketed for  all lite life as an old fashioned shooting  I'-on?  Mr. Derringer greeted me agreeably.  but he seemed not t,o be a loquacious  man. Cushlng was more silent than  I had ever before known hhu to be.  A "quiet smoke" was what I had been  invited to enjoy, and of a'certainty I  bad it. The stillness became oppressive after an hour or more, alid I took  a somewhat hasty leave.  At midnight I .was lying in a berth  of a sleeping car trying to" shut my  eyes in such a way that I should not  see Anna Laixioine's face looking at ine  out of the dark.  / dlhcovertd Hint tfc were nol. to he tthme,  didn't go, Instead I spent tho bourn in  n purpoi-elosfj fashion, consulting tlm������  tables with needless frequency nnd nlwnys m-lectlng a luter train. In tho  afternoon I sent somo rosos to Cush'  lug's houso, and In the evening I called.  A liorvnnt ushered me In the direction of tho bllllnrd room, but Gushing  mot mo halt wny, having hoard ray  volco In the hull. His usually Jovial  countenance w/ih clouded, and thorn  wna a trace of embarrassment In hia  ma wier,  "Ulna Luititihiti '*../������ (.vi.,*.*," int aald,  "Shu left xt* today. Ihulwr unexpected.  We hoped to keep Ik r a tew days longer."  "(loner said 1.  "That's too hnd."  '"ice," ho repn-'ti, vrj������vs������i������i������ tlie back  of u chttlr ns If he were concerned  nbout the condition of the varnish, "too  had; too hnd. Mrs. Cufdilng Isn't feel.  Ing very well," ho added, facing me  ng.iln, "Hot weather: we ought to  have Wn out of town W.ove th!:*.  Como into iho billiard room. We'll  have n u������kt mm-ke."  I accepted tbe Invitation readily,  I felt much Inclined to talk about  Lamoine; but unon entering the r  CHAPTER III.  VIEWED FKOJJC TJIE OTHEIt BIDE.  EOVB all the other virtues I  admire self control. I would  rather do a foolish thing  calmly than make', the .wisest  possible decision by accident in a state  of mental confusion. This preference  for rational .conduct asserted itself  strongly while I was eating breakfast  on the train. Having finished the meal,  I lit a cigar in the smoking compartment and sat down to "think the thing  out."  It is possible to be mistaken about  the functions of the brain. The brain  possesses a nominal authority: It is  the pilot, and the heart is tho engineer.  The pilot rings the bell, but lie doesn't  stop the machinery. As it usually  stops at bis command, he grows into  the pleasing belief that he controls it.  Then comes the sad and awful day  wlu'11 be rings one bell to slow down,  another to stop and two to back, but  the wheels go on turning full speed  ahead. It is no use swearing down the  Tp^king^uberwy'Wieird: rf'tliSfe'f  no response to the bell, talking won't  mend matters. Keep cool and enjoy  the smash up. It is going to bo a good  ono. And hang on to the wheel. Though  the craft be^ running away, you may be  able to pick out a soft spot in the rocks.  This crude little allegory will serve  as a description of my entire day on  that train. I couldn't stop the emotional part of my nature. It had never behaved so before. I had found out  upon several occasions that I was becoming too much interested, and sometimes I had rung the bell a little late,  but there had been no disasters. This  tlmo there was one lu plain sight, right  ahead. For It was a perfect certainty  that If I should meet Sibyl while my  heart was ln this condition I should  wreck every mutual prospect of our  lives. ,   *'  It would bo.grossly unfair to her.  Beyond a doubt she must know of my  father's wish, nnd no stretch of modesty could blind mo to tho fact that  sho must bo In Rome small degree favorably disposed toward mo. Otherwise she would have checked my father's hopes. I could uot think of Sibyl  as.humbly subservient In such n matter. So far as I could remember hor at  nil. It seemed to mo thnt ns a child sho  had exhibited a romarkablo strength  nud evenness of purpose. My father  would bo the last man In tlio world to  break the will or eradicate the Individuality of any child In his core. IIo  was ono who would read unturo's plan  and accept It for tho best, striving only  to noo that It should ho perfectly carried out. Ho Sibyl would be a eld with  a mind of hor own,  She must remember rao, of course,  far better than 1 remembered ber, I  hnd changed somowluit to tlto eye, but  the alteration was a vast Improvement.  Bho had been n keen child hy all that  my fathor used to tell mo about ber.  No doubt Bho know'wo very well. It  was fair to assume that I must In somo  way havo impressed her favorably, so  thnt sho could think of mo with no  very great rebellion when my father  talked of me to her. rtenlly It was hard  for mo to take that view, but there waa  no other. Terhaps the child remembered how I used to slug to her ono summer when I was at home for a week or  two. Sho must hnvo been 10 years old  then, nnd iho waa very fond of music-  must have beeu, ui-ieed, to xxUxud tuy  singing for two or threo hours at a  stretch In tho dark drawing room of  an ovenlug. It waa nlwnys dark, for  the child said thnt a light spoiled mu-  | ale for her. In reality she wna bain*  ! ful and afraid that I would look at  hor, afraid that I would see tho teara  Bho shed at sentimental aongs. I wan  singing heart breakers thnt lumraor,  having suffered somo slight damage lo  the mutter of ti young lady ivbo taar*  rl������l a noi her fellow.  All of which ls merely to say tbat  Sibyl must hare reconciled herself to  rue as a manifest destiny and tbat it  would bo utterly Impossible for me to  reconcile myseir to ner wnue my ueart  was raging for Anna Lamoine. I should  Inevitably dislike her, especially as she  ��������� eould have no strong personal attraction, no charm to catch the eye. If she  had possessed physical beauty, meeting  her might well have set me'-right, for  beauty counts at the stsrt,6and qualities are so slow.  I hnd no doubt that she was a splendid woman in eail that makes a soul  n'icj;fiJuminos3g���������,than. tlie dull average.  My father was sure of it, and really In  all tills internal struggle I was greatly  Influenced''by his Opinion. If lie believed that Sibyl was the ideal woman  for nie, she;probably was. That's the  fact about it, and 1 never quito let go  of that conviction. But that was in my  head; my heart had a conviction of its  own, which was that I stood upon tho  verge of an awful mistake; my heart  was "afraid. It said to me: "What are  you doing here? Go find Anna Lamoine. You have a chance now. Why  did sho run away from New York as  soon as you had told ber, in effect, that  you were engaged to another girl?  What was it that your friend Cushing  thought was 'too bad?' Don't be so  modest; the girl had begun to love you,  but while you're spending all this summer trying to love somebody else what  will she be doing?"  The result of it all was that I fell  Into, a sort of panic. I lost my wits  In the face of this problem for the solution of which I had no adequate data.  Upon the one hand I really knew nothing about Sibyl; upon the other I knew  next to nothing about Anna. I knew  hot my own state. I was not in love;  I was merely entranced by tho mystery  of,a woman's eyes, by the sweet unceasing echo of her voice, by the  witchery of a beautiful puzzle, banking  as the words one hears in a dream and,  waking, vainly struggles to remember.  So far as j attained to any plan cf  action, it seemed best to be honest, to  tell my father the exact facts and then,  with his consent, start off upon a quest  that should resolve my doubts, A renewal of ray acquaintance with Miss  Lamoine might free me from her. spell.  It would require some time to find her,  for I doubted -whether Cushing would  give me her address if I should telegraph him' for it, and I had no other  clew. By the time I had found her she  might bo engaged to a multimillionaire  with two steam yachts, and I could return to Sibyl with that ease of mind  which the wise preserve in the midst  ^ItheirllMirTfoTthTuiialfarnaUle^  I rode upon a slow train, due at 0  o'clock In the morning. My fathor  met me with a carriage. He was In a  cheerful mood, such as I rarely attain  at. that hour in the day, and cheerfulness ls a great advantage. Moreover, my courage Is always weakest  before breakfast. I dreaded our interview.  We shook hands, and.I'Inquired regarding his health, which I knew to be  perfect by the look of him. Thon I  said, "How is Sibyl?" because the question would please him. He replied  ���������that sho was very we'll nt the last report,  "Lnst reportI" I echoed, pausing, with  one foot on tho step of the,.carriage.  "Do you mean that she hasn't come  homo yet?"  "Sibyl Is out of town," said bey extending a hand as If to help me up.  Here was a chance for procrastination, which ls my favorite amusement.  With a feeling of relief I snuk Into the  seat beside hlra, and wo conversed upon unimportant topics until we reached  the house.  Tlio old home looked much tho same  from tho street, but I found considerable changes within. Tho furnishings  wero more luxurious, the'arrangement  of the rooms upon tho grouud floor was  different, and at tho roar u vory elegant library with a domed roof bad  been added.  The stairs sweep round and bring ono  toward tho front of tho houso. At tho  bond of them my father oponed a door.  "Sibyl's sitting room," said lie.  It wus u well lighted apartment, but  hml a eovere look. Tho walls seemed  hare, and I noted a good many heavy  books on tho tablca, Tlio placo gave  mo a chill. I would hnvo wlshod to  too a lot of photographs all about, with  protty knlckknncks and souvenirs, An  eatcl stood In a corner stripped and  deflate as a trellis In wlntor, and there  wns not a sign of tho nrtlst'a work,  I passed on somewhat hastily to my  own quarters at the rear of tlio house.  Tliey bad been refitted, enlarged and  greatly beautified: yet all tho old familiar thlngji were there, and tlio place  wni surely home. I am a cotd blooded  creature, as a rule, and I was positively  grateful for a touch of sentiment here.  I sat down upon tbe arm of a chair  and eujoyetl uy emotion.  "l������ut I ha\*.u'i *tcu iuui twin* yet,"  said I.  He.led the way. I found the apart-  wonts absolutely unchanged, and remembered tbnt my mother had arranged tnetu mua many years ago.  "You'ro a bit disappointed," said my  father,  I stored at him,  "You seemed to mlis something."  said be, "all through tbe borne. I noticed It"  "I was looking for a picture of Sibyl.**  k.iKI 1. "U It poMiliU* thut tUeie Isu't  a portrait of ber anywhere*'"  My father hesitated.  "She's bidden them til," f/tld be at  It-fcOix  Poor child," said I.   "It's a terrible  "Sibyl's sitting room," said he.  thing for a girl to feel that way about  her looks. It's one of tho worst tragedies in the world."  My father laughed, sweetly, softly  and with great enjoyment. When ho  had ceased, we looked each other in tbe  eyes for more than a minute.  "Respected sire," said I, "there Is a  colored person in the wood pile."  "Find him," said he.  "Very well," I rejoined. "In the first  place, let's get rid of one small mystery which is really no mystery at all."  "What's that?"  "You're a matchmaker," said I.  His countenance took on an expression of great earnestness.  "Have I ever said one word"��������� he began, but stopped because he saw that I  was going to laugh.  "Young people must be a good deal  sharper than they were iu my time,"  said he. "I can't understand how you  and Sibyl drew this inference. I have  been very careful."  "By jingo!" I cried, springing up.  "She has run away from me. Sho  couldn't stand the idea"���������  "No, no!" he exclaimed. "That isn't  so at all. She knows as well as you do  that all I desire is your happiness���������  yours and hers. If you find it together  I shall be glad; if not, and yet you find  it, I shall still be glad. Do I look like  the stern parent of fiction? Do you  fancy I would cut you off with a shil-  ~lin'g'o"f"ao"^n6"Whirtlre"lcs^"for"h"er?"���������  "No, confound it!" said I. "And that's  what's the matter. Stern parents are  easy; they were made to be outwitted  and despised. Money? We could  spurn it���������at least Sibyl could, and I  might pray for strength. But it is because you are so unnaturally kind, so  infernally good about It. We want to  be dutiful; that's the trouble. Poor  Sibyl! I'm a terrible future for any  young woman to look forward to. Still,  that doesn't account for the absence of  tho pictures. What has sho doue wltb  them?"  "I am under bonds," said he.  ���������'But I shall see her some time.  When?"  "I don't know when nor where nor  bow."  A grent light broko In upon my mind.  "She will meet mo incog.," said I.  "Sho thinks I won't recognize her."  "Between ourselves," said ho, "I  think you have guessed lt. You see,  sho got an Idea that I had revealed my  wish to you. It appeared to her that  my lottors to you���������which I usually rend  to hor���������contained a sort of mornl suasion. Thoy oeem to hnvo struck you  tho snmo wny, curiously enough, Woll,  Sibyl Is nn original crenturp, Sho would  not wish to bo loved for nny other  causo than hor own merits nnd attractions. So I fancy thnt you Avlll meet  ber sooner or later In n fair fiold. This  Is only my Inference, however, Sbo did  not take mo Into hor confidence. She  Bald thnt sho did not wish to soo you  Immediately, thnt Mho wuh going awny,  thnt I mustn't describe her to you nor  enow you a portrait nor tell where sho  was. There nro a few othor provisions  In the ngreement which I will not mention. This was nil arranged boforo I  wont to Now York."  "This Is a great game," said I. "But  surely I shall know her."  "Possibly," said my father, stroking  bis chin and smiling with tbo oyci  nlono, which Is a way bo bas; "pos������l<  bly."   cn.vrTEit IV.  Arru: true lodge.  P-WTlBPLRCTINa upon Sibyl's plan  I JNLj 'luring tho remainder of thai  Imngl day, 1 enmo to tho conclusion  Bfjj-ffi^l that It was a direct Interposition of Providence In my favor, It  promised me timo, which was my chief  deaixxt. lo forget; Anna Lunioine, or at  least doclde whether 1 should forget ot  pursue her, was the Immediate need,  and meanwhile I must avoid mooting  Sibyl. I was afraid of recognising her,  afraid of being hopelessly prejudiced  against her.  ita no *rw������iftrj-p.J  '������*������*   ��������������������� ������������������-:-r "���������"���������'���������������-- i *������    -��������� -  Meet.  "Tell mo what you eat and HI  toU you whnt yon nn-," wild tho seer.  Tlio roan told film what lie ate.  "You're a blanked tool''' aald the  seer.  "Wonderful: Wonderr _ir* ixdalmed  the man.  "^  \  ii itr  THE CIHBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  ' Compensation.  Head of. Family���������I want to leave my  jproperty to my two sons���������one-tenth to  tny elder son, John Butts, and nine-  tenths to my younger son, Royal Chesterfield Montgomery de Peyster Butts.  Family Lawyer���������H'm! Do you think  fhafs quite fair? Head of Family���������  Yes. I want to make some kind of  reparation to Royal for allowing his  ���������mother to give him such a name.���������London Mail.  HE FEELS AS  YOUNGAS EVER  Mr,    Chester Loomis   Took  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  And From a Used Up Man He Became  as Smart as a Boy.  An Eventful Day,  "Well, well." exclaimed the editor,  "It that wasn't a queer experience!"  "What was that?" said the foreman.  "There was a man In here just now  who didn't seem to know any more  -about how a newspaper should be run  than I do."  "When something ts very difficult to  ^understand," said tho distinguished  ���������professor of biology. "It is called sci-  ���������enee; wben It is impossible, lt is called  BhilcSCQliY."  Why is it prohnhln that King  Charles consented to be exirutcd"?���������  Because they axed hiu: whether ho  nvould or not.  Orland, Ont., Sept. 19���������(Special)���������  Mr. Chester Loomia, an old and respected farmer 'living in this section,  is spreading broadcast the good news  that Dodd's Kidney Pills are a suro  euro for tho Lame Back and Kidney  Discoso so common among old people.   Mr. Loomis says:  "I am 7G years of age and smart  and active as a boy, and I give  Dodd's Kidney Pills all tho credit  for it.  "Before I started to use Dodd's  Kidnoy Pills I was so used up I  could hardly ride in a buggy and I  could not do any work of any kind.  Everybody thought I would not live  long. Dodd's Kidney Pills are a wonderful remedy."  Tho Kidneys of tho young may be  wrong but the Kidneys of thc old  must be wrong. Dodd's Kidney Pills  mako all wrong Kidneys right. That  is why thoy are the old folks' greatest friend.  What ilovjs every one thirst after?-  llud honing.  Hoard's Liniment Cures Barns, etc,  When is a ship like a bird-?���������When  dSying before tho ivimi,  No person should ro from home without a bottle oi  t)r.   ivellogn's   bysentery  Cordial  in  their  possenMiou,   rt.s cmii-^ 01  waler. cooking, cumuie. etc.. lrequeriuy  <i>rings on summer complaint, and uiwe  is   nothing   line   being   ready   -with a sure  remeiij' at hand, which oftentimes saves  ���������}.'rcat sulTering,    and    frequently  valuable  lives. This Cordial has gainiM for itself  .a  widespread     reputation     for    alTorhing  I'roKipt relief from all summer cow-  ���������plai'iua.  What may a hen said to be doing  when she cackles after laying niv ci^:jt,'?  Chanting her little lay.  Why does the cock shut his eyes  when he crowsV���������Because he knows it  by hejii-t.  THIAL PROVES ITS EXCELLENCE.  The best, testimonial one ' can have of  the virtue of \)r. Thomas' Eclectric Oil  in the treatment of bodily pains, coughs,  -.olriri and atloctions of the respiratory  organs, is a trial of it. If not- found  thu sovereign remedy it is reputed to  be, then it may be rejected as useless,  and all that- has been said in its praise  denounced  as  untruthful.  What makes more noise than a pig  in a sty?���������Two pigs.  When is wino like a pigr's tooth'?���������  When it is in a hog's head.  IT PAYS TO BUY tho best and Wilson's Ply Pads arc tho best fly killers  -made.  What is the most, wonderful animal  in the farm yard"?���������A pig, because he  is killed and then cured.  LACK OF APPETITE.  Nntura'H Method  of Telling:  Va That   We-sinrald^Kot-ESat:   ''A man who'retires at 0 o'clock should  .have his dinner at 5. As our business  methods prohibit this way of living,  the noxt choice for this class is a noon-  ���������dny dinner, a light meal ut night and  ji more substantial breakfast. The I  man who eats a dinner well propor-!  tioned. served in courses, at 0 or half  ���������past will And a light breakfast all  that Is necessary. Most persons havo  ���������been brought up to think it necessary  to eat throo good meals a day, which  Hew Americans can do for any length  of time. To prick up the stomach, to  bring tho gastric secretions in that it  may "receive tho food In a welcome con*  ���������dltion In the morning, an "appetizer"  Jn the shape of tho juice of one or two  oranges is taken, or othor acid fruits.  Jit dinner, condiments or largo quantities of salt aro oaten. The irritation  ���������those creato wo call "appetite."  It must be understood that thc lack  of appetite Is nature's way of tolling  ������������ tlmt wp should not oat, Thoso who  insist on eating without appetite live  -for awhile, but go about thoir dully  toll with languid movements and an  'expression of stern duty, making ovory  ���������one around thorn fool thnt life Is a bur-  .don rather thnn n pleasure. This class  fllao go from place to place wishing  for new dishes, uow Ideas, now ways  ���������of dressing tho ordinary things thoy  .aro si) tirod of outing. Their senso of  tnt-tto has got Into revolt, and to keep  tho appetite at all alert new und  highly neiiHonod dishes "must bo eon-  ������tnntly concocted. The oyHter cock tn 11,  ���������enough to ruin the illicit atomnch, la  ���������aeon ou their tables. A natural nppo-  tlto to thorn Is but a remembrance of  ���������childhood. Their names swell the list  of fiulforora from dyspepsia,, rhouinn*  tism, gout, Miighl'H dlwnso, biliousness and "sick headache."  THE CHEAPEST   FLY   KILLERS  MADE  ARE    WILSNN'S  PADS and  they are sold everywhere. Beware of  imitations.  If cheese comus tuu-r    meat,   what  comes after cheese?���������Mice.  In what place did the cock crow so  loiul that all the world heard him'?���������  lu tho ark.  land on the Thames thero are lightermen.  NATURE'S HANDIWORK.  Oxford Training.  Thp average citizen, if asked wh^t  w.;s taught at Oxford, would probably  reply. "Useless learning." And in  many ways it is a true answer, for  its aim is not to turn out doctors,  lawyers and merchants, ready made,  but men with carefully trained minds,  fitted not for this or that profession,  but for the whole conduct of life. It  Is contended that Such a man will insensibly take a wider view cf his subject than' the specialist, for he approaches it from a different standpoint���������London Outlook.  Good Livinnr In Cblna.  An English surgeon at Hongkong  writes that "all Chinamen eat flsh and  pork at morning and evening meals.  Fowls and ducks are always on the table of all but the most humble of the  cooly class, aud they do not havo them  because they cannot afford them. 1  hopo this will be a sufficient answer to  those who maintain that Chinamen  livo on rice. It is not nearly so true as  that the Scotch live on porridge."  A Simple Qac������.ion.  "May a man marry his widow's sister?" was a question I heard put to a  prominent lawyer.  "Certainly he ���������may," was the reply  without a moment's hesitation. Then  the lawyer had another think coming.  Salt Rheum, Tetter, Eczema.  ���������Theso distressing skin dlse_.es relior������d  by one application. Dr. Agnew's Ointment  is a potent cure for all eruptions of the  skin. ./as. Gaston, Wilkesbarre, says:  "For nine years 1 wus disfigured with  Tetter on the hands. Dr. Agnevr'g Ointment cured it."   85 cents.���������31  What town in Norfolk is like ham  at five shillings a pound?���������Dereha������\  What is tho more valuable; a ten-  pound note or ten sovereigns?���������A  ten-pound note; because when you  put it in your pocket you double it,  and when you take it out again you  see it in creases.  Thero la more Catarrh In tills section ot thc  country thnn' all other diseases put together,  and until the !tis-*t Jew years was supposed to be  Incurable. For a great many yeaiM dot-tors pronounced It a local disease ami prescribed local  remedies, and by constantly rai'.inR to cure with  local treatment, pronounced it incurable. Science has proven catarrh to be a constitutional  (iispp.se and therefore requires constitutional  treatment. Kail's Catav.-h Cure, manufactured  by F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio, is the only  constitutional cure on the market, lt Is taVen  Internally in (loses from in <lro-*s to a teaspoon-  rul. It acts directly on file blood and muenus  ������uj.';si^JltJll__6_3__a^_Tlifi2_pSer Qno Hund  red Doll p. iv������ Cor any case it falls to cure. "Send"  for circulars e.r.d testlnnp.fK'F.    .ArMress  K. J.  C'-IEN'KY & CO., Xo'.edn, O.  Sold Vy all drucutlsts, 75o.  Hall's Family Pills are the best. ���������  Animal* In Jnpnti,  Japaneso birds build their rumts tn  tlto city honnon. Wild fowl, geeao nnd  dock* alight in the public parka nnd  wild door trot nbout thu streets.  Albino Ilulr.  Sachs, who waa both un albino and  a scientist, demons-trated that the hair  of nlhlnoH oontnliin Ii>nt- Iron tluu* that  of normally conntItut<������d imllvldunla.  f  r  ���������win  ' Neglect x\ cough and contract7  consumption.  iloiVs  Consumption  Cure -Rtfr*  cures eonatimpHon, bnt don't  Imw it too long. Try It now.  Yow tnonty back It It dowra't  benefit you,  tkSfc'fl  U*or\t1.\.���������otoaio.bam.  K������MMMH������__M__MI  The Wonderful Driilaro That Span* n  Canyon In Utah.  Writing about the colossal bridges of  Utah, W.-W. Dyar snys In the Century:  Across n canyon measuring 335 feet 7  inches from wall to wall naturo has  thrown d splendid arch of solid sandstone sixty feet thick In tho central  part and forty foot wldo, leaving underneath it a clear opening 3i>7 foot ln  perpendicular height. Tho lateral walla  of tho arch rlso porpondlculnrly nearly  to tho top of tho brldgo. whon thoy  flnro suddonly outward, giving tho effect of fi" Immense coping or .cornice  overhanging iho main structure flt'toon  or twenty foot on oach side and extending with tho greatest regularity  nnd symmetry tho wholo length of the  bridge. Tho majestic proportions of  this brldgo mny bo partly realized by a  fow comparisons. Thus Its holght la  moro than twico nnd Ita spun moro  than throo times as groat ns thoso of  tho famous "natural brldgo of Virginia.  Its buttresses aro 118 foot farther  apart than those of tho celebrated ma-  tonry urcb In the District of Columbia  known us Cabin John brldgo, a fow  miles from Washington city, which  has th������ greatest spun of nny masonry  brldgo on this eontlnont. This bridge  would ovornpan tho cnpltol at Washington and clear the top of tho domo  by (U'ty-ono foot. And if tho loftlost  treo In tho Calaveras grove of giant  soi-noliis In California stood tn the bottom of tlie canyon Itu topmost bough  would lack thirty-two foot of reaching  the underside of tho arch.  This brldgo Is of whlto or vory light  piindstono. and, as In tho case of tho  Cnrollno, filaments of green and orange  tinted lichens run hero and thero ovor  tho mighty buttresses and along the  sheltered crovlcos under tho lofty cornice, giving warmth ami color to tho  wondorful plcturo.  Why was the whale that swallowed  Jonah like a milkman who has retired on an independence"?���������Because  he took great profit' out of the water.  A BUSHEL OF FL1KS hnve actually  been killed by ono packet of Wilson's  Fly Pads. No other fly killer compares with Wilson's.  Two vowels and fifty will namo n  fish.-Ecl.  Why woro the builders of tho Tower  of Babel liko tho letter V'?���������Because  they mado a brick fabrick.  If a stono were thrown Into the  Hod Sea what would it become?���������A  whetstone (wot'stone).'  WIFE MURDERER HANGED.  William Robinson, murderer of his  wife Theresa Robinson, in. their  home on the North Mountains, Kings  county, X. S., on the night of May  24 last, was executed by Hang-man  Radcliffe at Kcntvillo early Tuesday  morning.  WORK ON JAMES BAY RAILWAY.  Work on Mackenzie & Mann's railway at James Bay began last week  near Richmond Hill, and will be  prosecuted, tho promoters declare,  with tho utmost energy. This part  of the work has been undertaken first  on account of engineering difficulties  that have to be overcome.  Why is a littlo dog's tail like   the   ouo   uio.ij   soaooi   oq    uoqAV���������/.s^odsj  heart of   a   tree?���������Because it is far-   S!M   oSurnp pjudoo]   u   soop   uaqAV  thest from the bnrk. !place to another.  IM  Prostration.  For Months Mrs.  Myles  Lay a Helpless Sufferer-  Attributes Restoration 4o  Dr,  Chase's  Nerve  Food.  Mrs. John Myles, senior, of South  Wood'slee, Essex County, Ont., is  well known throughout the surrounding country because of her work,  among the sick and suffering, and it  was on account ot over-exertion in  this regard that her health broke  down, and she lay -weak and helpless,  a victim of nerrous prostration. Doctors could not help her, and sho dissolved to try Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food. As a result she has been  thoroughly "restored, and by recommending this treatment to others  has been tbe means of bringing back  health and happiness to many a  weakened and discouragpd suSerer  from diseases" of the.nerrw.  Mrs. Myltfs writes.���������"When I began tlie use of Dr. Chasers Nerve  Food, I was -confined to my bed witb  what the doctors siaid was nervous  prostration. My stomach was very  weak, acd I could not.sleep at all  for any length of time. Nervous  chills-and trembling- would come over  me   at   times. and I seemed to be  getting weaker and weaker all the  time. There was also pains on  top of tbe head, which caused mo  much suffering and anxiety.  "After" using half a dozen boxes of  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food I began t.  gain in weight and to feel stronger.  ������������������Since then I have been gradually restored to health, and in looking back  can say that tbe . improvement has  been something wonderful. I used  m ail forty boxes of the preparation  and feci it a duty, as well as a privilege, to recommend it to all who aro  suffering from nervous disorders. Several persons to ivth/om I have^describ-  ed my case hoare used it and been  cured, and I em euro that I owe my  present good Health, if not life itself, tojDr. Cbose's Nerve Food,"  Dr. Chase',6 Nerve Food, 50 cents  a box, at aU dealers, or Edmanson,  Bates & Company, Toronto. To  protect you against'imitations, the  portrait and signature of Dr. A. W.  Chase, the famous receipt book author, are on every box.  OHIO GASOLINE ENGINES  PORTABLE ENGINES FOR  THRESHING  and  STATIONARY  for CHOPPING and  WOOD SAWING in stock ni all times. We  can ship at a day's notice. Wo have sold a large  number of those engines and every one has given the best of snli-fuctlon to our customers.   W:ita-us-for-Fricesand-Cataloguei '������������������  We are dealers in Engines, Boilers, Wood  Working Machinery, BlucKsmith 'tools, Fowei  Hammars, Drills, Forges, Finery Wheels and  Stands, Pulleys, Shafting, Rubber and Leather Belting, Elevaior Machinery, in fact  everything in the machinery lice.  Henry Ave., East. BURRIDQE-COOPER CO., Ltd., Winnipeg.  The Baokaoho Stage mny nopm  that incipient form of kidney dimmst  which, if iiPRloctw), will duvoloji Into  stubborn and dlHtrunHlnn disorder that  will tako long tmliuuH tmiliuenl to cure.  Don't neglect tho "bui-knelie utago" of  the most iimldlouH of dlHeuscs. South  Amoricim Kidney Cure stops the itche  In six hours und curoH.���������HO  Tl' it pair of ''pactu'c'Ic-H could spoil Ic  what ancient historian would they  jiiewtJon?���������EusohiuH (yon noo hy us).  Whut Mine of night will cuts go In  at. tho front door?���������When tlu-y (lnd it  open,  IT IS WORTH  lO.CBNTSloel'wu  your houso of flies, and one packet oi  Wilson's Fly Fuds will do it,  Why do llillo hlrdH In tlu-lr nosdn  ngn.'o'.V-Foi' iVnr oi railing nm.  AM THE OLDEST  Estalilishad Graiu Commission  Merchant in Winnipeg. ^_  !      Consign yonr grain to ino and get prompt service, careful attention;  and highest market prices. **     Q C) I KB If     DRAWER  LReference-UNICN BANK of CANADA.   \$a   H_f I    I Vm\ \\\a}       1300.  BBHMMHHfl-M-B_MM������_aHMRMHaaWIMHWM_Ha^^  MARCH-WELLS GRAIN CO.  Grain in car lots bought on track or sold on commission. Reasonable  advances made. Prompt returns. Cornespondence solicited. Reforoncr..  Any Bank in Winnipeg.  ROOM 414, GRAIN EX. BLDG., WINNIPEG.  Through a Strictly  Commission Firm.  Mow mnoh honoy doos n hwvflnrt 1n  n flower? A naturalist mays ho hns oh-  ���������orvod n beo extract a whole drop of  honoy from one llowor, and nsitln ho  hns watched n  hoo visit o  hundred  PwrtyLt %.rp)iriri* jjottffjr������ Inoil r otni'h tn  return lo the hive, nee.* ���������-���������orl- ad*  vniitngcouHly within n ntd ��������� i of three  miles of the hive, but t / will go  eight mUoa to rrot honey ft . <a field of  iHK'hwliont. They nro vr ,; partial to  the Uuckwlicnt bloom. Lees havo a  most delicately developed utont. When  n bee lenves it* hive it rl������es In the nlr  nnd EccntB honey benrins flowers tn  tho wind nnd follewt the icent to the  dowcra.  Minard's Unlinent Relieves Neuralgia.  PITH AND POINT.  It 1b onsy to "mnlio fun" of pooplo.  Wo all promiso moro than wo can  perform.  Consldor tho other sido. You mny  bo unreasonable  Don't forgot tlmt you nro not as clover a* you think you arc,  Sotimlinn- -Min ���������"���������tir-l-tn****** Hron nt imi.  ' twir ontertnlnmontM srvwdH terribly llltp  relief,  i    Vou know how solflsh you nro? Well,  you can judge from younelC bow iel>  fish othors nro.  conlldentlnlly, "Tho fact! are," eia,  how often does ho toll tbo facts?  When tho baby keep* a man awake  at nights, he "casuolly" mention* It to  every ono ho meets ou tlio way downtown.  If tho picture* In tho family nlbum  W������rO tulit'll UM  luUU ItK Illl-.I.V  ,\MHI.* "tgll,  looking through It l������ i;lnio������t an Investing an seeing a d'.ffe.vut trlbo of the  human race.  ?S^ WHEAT, OATS AND  Wo handle strictly on commission therefore' enn glvo ovory ��������� attention  to cur shipments,, and will obtain the host prices for same. We will bo  pleased tn answer ompilrlos ro prices, shipping, etc. ]f YOU" hnvo grain  to ship or soil do not fall to wrlto for our,"Way of Doing UukImjsb," iih  it will puy you woll.  THO^PTON, SONS & CO., The Commission Mercliantf, Winnipeg,  BANKERS -- UNION BANK OF CANADA.   '  FAKMEKS will find it to their advantage to consign thoir OIIATN to  ROBERT MUIR & CO., Winnipeg  WHO pay highest prlcoi and moke prompt rotnrns. Advances mode on  eonBlgnments, Correspondence ootid ted. Established 1880. "Reference���������  Union Hank of Cnnnda.      |   SS9SK  rngrnrn  The proHPiit InillraMonn point to a ipottml wheat crop in'RouMiarn Manitoba oft  account of runt, Wo have had a grunt- iliml of exporionco Immlliug inrunkta*  grain. Vou mny huvo l,hn bonollt of thin ojq-orU'ni.-o by ship-iluK your urnin to u������.  Tlio upper half uf Mnnitoha nntl tint 'IVnlioilfw liavo a lino bin crop If not  damaged by front, nml wo would llko t<> whow you prices wo ca.i not for grade  wheat.   Let uh |>rovo vho������o fact, tn you. as u������ aro dolnu to your notithbort.  McLaughlin & Ellis  GRAIN  , Winnipeg  RgFERH.VC-S: Canadian flank et  Commerce, Commercial Agencies.  SSU  Who knows anything about  "BANNKjER"?  AU Buyers, Sellers and Users of  EDDY'S IMPERVIOUS SHEATBINfi PAPER  Are interested in this question  Will every reader of this enquiry "Who knows anything about  BANNIGER      ^-^ llujlj a Iiuc ou the subject to,  The E. B. EDDY COMPANY, HULL, CANADA. X   4   **.  1**]aWLWt%mt\mmm^^  25 Dozen  Men's  Shirts   and   Drawers   usually  sold at 90 cents each,  Special Sale Price    -      -    50c. each.  CALL AND SEE THEM.  CORNER CASH STORE,  STANLEY H. LtlGGS.  LSSUKD EVERY TUESDAY.  ujcriplioo ..$2.ooayaar,  f   '". .   ���������__������������������   ��������� :��������� 1     '' ...  '-.    ,    ������������������    '     s-J���������>  m.;38. HhDecson,���������'($_*.  T: e Big Store is where you get  the greatest ''values in umbrella-  See our gents. Sptcial with barrel  ] runners, steel rod and* paragon  frsune.   Try one,; $1.75 each.  S3" Advortiserswho want ttieir ad  ^lang-ed, should get copy in. by  9 a.m. day before issue.  The Editor will-nut be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or auy errors of composition ofletter correspondents,  ijIBPWi������������������������������������niniiiwun iiiim    ii-ima���������-wi-rTinn inm  Job Work Strictly C. 6. D.  Transient Ads Cash iii Advance.  __B_miiiiiwiiiMiM_Hii iw vi**11' Tii-JAM vii 'iwii"'gfasaag^gav  During ihe Laurier ' admin is tr&-  ~fiorTi'fTTasljeen t HFTJuirt om  to���������"nr"  move from public office co.n}.etent  and faithful serveatH who  held office under a Conservative government, eimply to oblige a .political  pull.    We shall watch  with  interest their proceedings in  filling  the  ollice left vacant   months   ago   by  the death of   Mr Milne,   who   was  collector of customg, and whicli has  ever*since been  ion>*abl*   and efficiently tilled* by,:iho acting collector,���������a vou ng "man* of more than ordinary ability who wai*. edusitted in  the Public and High schools of Vic  toria.   Should a stranger or office  seeker be appointed  to the posilinn  he will be known as a figure head,  hb all tho work will still be done by  the chief clerk wun has been brought  up in the serviee, nnd iii led ..iho office '.vjtii en'ire  i-aliBl'ie*ion. - 'The:  " Lautier Government  lias   now   an  opportunity to practice  what  th*y  have preached through the election  campaign, thut they did not believe  in tho   spoils  system,.    Will   the  " wpoils beiong lo the victo.fi and office seekers or will useful und oilioi  out servants remain in thu bcivicu?  THE ESQUIMAU DEFENCES  All %ortH of speculation is rife owing to thoHiuldon ordering homo of  H.M S. Graf.on on thu sliiuon,  und tho Flora, at pronent in nutith-  em waters. \V->rk him been goin^  on Btcudily in fortifications for  moutliH parit ut Esquimult while at  Work Point b-irruolcH, n (iiiiicmentH  for tho present garrison of about  500 men, uio still prncunliug The  K-quimiili fnrt.ific-fii.jons were built  und aro maintained solely an a na  vul huso and defr-nee, and \.u pro  led a great dryilock, The "piniuii  among military und nwal mi-i,,  however, shows that an the iiinir-  Explosion at Fernie  14 MINERS KILI/dD.  Fernie, 20th���������14 min-ers were (  killed at noon yesterday in an explosion qf dust and gas in No 11 at  Carbonado, which is the name nf  the Colliery at Morrisey, 10. miles  wes' of Fernie. The dead are, Win  Jenkins, L- Carter,' A. PtvpnsC,  Venzelverorka. P.'Fenny, M. Tom-  f?eak*',A. Johost n, A. and J. Brond  Pat. Boyie/'Josi. Souohy, Wm Plate,  Jas. Greenman, Mike Jenkins,  whose wife and* 7 children arrived  from England the day before the  accident. .Nearly all the others aie  known to bo single. Inspector  Morgan inspected the mine 3 days  af.'0. ��������� There were only 15 men- in  ���������the mine ai the time of the accident  and as the 12 bodies recovered were  found in the main levei it i������ proved  that the'miners, had: considerable  warning which they made.good use  of. Some ran 400 feet before being overcome by afterdamp. The  inquest has been adjourned until  Nov.;-28 ���������*     .-:'��������� ���������-.-; ���������  C^.^.-';  *:  All our Goods must be'cleared out by  December i st,  1904 All our  Dry  Goods, Gents. Furnishings, Boots and  Shoes, Rubbers, etc., 10 per cent. off.  Men's and Boys' Clothing 20 per cent,  off. If there is anything you need in  the above come and take advantage of  Weinrobe's     Moving      Sale,  .- .   1 ..  , 1 1  !  ..ii.  I   T       1   .  It'll.', U   rJ  P.icirlo nil trnop.nvnd whit* will he  relieved from unimportant stutiuns  and grout urmv diviHi\inn will be  Ktaiionadin AiiHMalia. (.h!mi, Jfyypt  Kmquimalt, India and tne Cap.*.  The r;r.vr:n.v" t. >.*.* i :-< onoc .ir  Irttur also ������wuko to the importune'-  of Vaitcouvxr ax it grout miiiuwy  poet and naval station.  Mr  G   Lip-piat   who   has   been,  thrice badly inj.-red in  the   mines  here, leaves tor his home in the east  on Friday, the change' may   alter  his luck, '.Below will   be   found a  note of thanks for a collection taken  up among the miners fur his benefit  and ihe list of contributors,     We  wish Gerald,"luck-in his  new  field.  B ua'oij 40c;. L-iygdbae 40.;; J Mathewson  40c; X) AuVtiu 50;  W Toumsou 50c;  Win  ���������Vlarytiiiid $1; J Fraser 00c; VV McL an !Wc;  Ii JSi-i'aug ������1;. J Nicrjoiaoii ������1; R Jvlerrect 90;  ~iTJinui4't(>ii 50c;'  G-Slieirar.$!';'   S Weaker J  50c; Ii GiUan 50o; (*>��������� ^niart ������1; Bradberg  Jlj'HJvuigjJl;   W MoNivui., 50o;   MoMil-  lau 50c;   M-ir-di-daU- 25o;  J'.Patter 50*>;   P  Birtuiin-, 50.-; V Pikot 50o;  J Richards 5Uo;  W Pi-C-oi ddu;  (J McGilJ.oO.vf L Gr-oaj 'J5o;  VV"Puri'ik-v 90 ���������) 0 C-ir.vbooso ������1; Pwwtu 40o  "Mom-. 50^; T ,-vloffatt 50e; B lio ox. mio 50c;  PRoui' oil.; C Kynburt 50jj P Mojoo.-c. 50  J ,>ta a SOo; Cicvik otic;  Mia-im oOo; .hue.  J Ji-BWifc, Slj   G 'Ag iHi.i-0 20(i;    P Wutsoo  50i;  D S e --an-aOu; Monks 50u;  E Hioklo  oik-; J Pcjucuck $l,S Auguat 40o; Ait.x Mc-  Neil $1; J BbdjonieT)Oj- -) Iii������r( 50o; Johu  Jhouisoa Slj VV Delauey 50c; J LuUile 50o;  VV Sutton 50c:   Sing 25^; A Nagyrn 50oj  Tit O ���������'*]';  M Qvoms 60<jj J Turnbull $U  Outiozi. 50,*; 8 WiJliams ,50p; J Wat sou 50o;  U Mowau $1; TK'B-r-s������lj  VVYork.lj  li Mdl.tlo ������lj D VV Stewart 81} T Lwino ;  VV Connors iSlj Miokoljilin $J; T Kobortaou  30i-; J Philip COjj Lbo'30������i Lim Toy 25o; J  Wubl)of SI; JC Riake) 91; J Dookerly rsOc; F  lianiRuy SI j H .Sccvooh $1; J Tillirjoro $1; J  Moilwn-y ������1; T Rtcliar. s fiOc; II Whyto 50.)  .) Diiiiclfc flu ; .I Duvif 2~y.r, J Mtisioo fiOo; L  Allciio 2f>j;   I! Hiuuin CO,-;  L Tapfi'llo 25,!-,  Tonoy 55 ; O S*,i*u������K$l; VV J-Jinl���������on ���������l()':  A  Maxwell 50,.; II K������k1>*.\ filiu; J Lowil f,-j.; ,1  Jio-ibte $1; Wong iisti; .1 Tobacco.2So;  Froil  Pickanl !ii*ls IU but uOuj I? Wulrth 50.; Joo  .Ipuicic flOu; a N-n-non 30o; ll Robert Hon 5l)o  J hnw 70; .\1 Maratl.o $\; ,1 Oru/MUv fiOc;  .1 H'Mnt 50.-,; ti 8[m.itio 50j; J tliJlo.^ o $1;  H Cainp'i-ili 50 ��������� N MftKadycn ftOoj A Arm.  Htroim yi; J Gib-ton ���������$!( N Coritiioah 50o; A  Wain flOj- V ffarwooit 50,i; OIhii-oi 81; 0������m  cron 20oj  A McKiight $1; W ICily.itnok  $1; IK��������� iliu*pin 7i5o| Jl h iwdon 5i)cj t'la k  bVisi V tAttistUnh J50o; M Wiiuon $J; 0������ii k  ���������25c; Viuior 7ft.Jj H Diviu 1>J; ,1 Tobnooo 21 i  Vrust a ;wc;   Taylor flOuj   S ll. Hi���������h������, ^1;  Nuviui'*. IVuidguSl} IM.)iilt.50o} l' K.  JJiiUi $1; ,1 MuPlioc & Son ifi; J N McLuotl  00.il (Jl MoMilInu HU WMclCiy $ti .1 llmou  ������l{ HTulli.ieuSl; ,1 TLliiriiOim 8J .00; T  Whytti^l} VV IhiymiuiOOd; Friend $'2 50;  It C-wiiKiou flOj; ,1 HuiImiii ������(J; S &< om H',  ,J fuliuul ijl; (i |'ailoii������l; .1 Cl-au-iiui*.- $ ;  1) Kilimnci. 50,*;  !! i\-,oun>\ S0u;   K. fS.  Robci'iw.n it; J i\>:\-:\\ ink; N Mel,-ml r,0������  R I<Vi*r*lmm  50,;   H IUki'Iuos  |'-1;    ll. A.  Mills 7������������o.  (i'lit-i'io' rir������M'|.'.|H.v*.:ii \i iv.'ji  Dear !'ir vNllow mu tn give my  ujo;it ������iii)i;en.i tlii!i!*.;.i thum^ii ymu*  paper to the puliliu uf Cumberland  .     ...     ���������.     *       i  Hll   lOo npiiilOilt.*   *,������.������������������������vi,   .uii   iii.u  \%i,,;   j  taken up by my iriundj (i.   (hIk-oii  und T, Kipley wh'> g.ive Ui .ir wrvi* (  com (roe.   I   remain,   ymirs   truly  Ukhald Lippiat.  ���������/!*M������tfHgMm*m .m**.*wmp m..  ',       M     ,. ��������� I       , l.i ' " '  ihiiilll.llv "ulln   t-.iO    i"������i<ni    i. in>...  Our D.iiVy Chop is a\i ixeel'iint  Miu produr.ir. Only l^l pfr tnii,  Napier & H'urtridgo.  St Petersburg. 20th���������Gen; St' es-  sel haa telegraphed ;o Emperor Nich  o:as that Port Arthur can hold out  several months yet,  DEATH.  '"Mrs John Kiht<, an aged lady,  died at her home''on'the Comox  .road last Tuetr'ay ' The ''deceased  -came from England some years ago  joining her hu-bandand son on the  ranch, where she has lived since.  The funeral took place next day,  the interment being in the Presbyterian cemetery at Sandwick.  v))  j  m  BUY SOMETHING  Substantial  CTERLING   Silver" Manicure   Sets,   Desk   Sets,    Coffee  *"-^        Spoons in  Cases,    Picture   Frames,    Childs Cups,  Tote a Teti,   &o. Cut (Jiass and Silver Plate,  Solid   Gold Watchea,   Clwinp,   L:>cke,ts,    Diamond   RingB  and Pearl Brooches. SST A large stock to select .'rom  and cheaper thau tlaewhere.  1^23SiS  Watchmaker  I -p &. Jeweler.  All Purclaaes Eagiavud, while you wait, Free.  ���������^is-iMgeJgsisfe  -���������M-i^-IVfertrt-iidiHe+wf-t^e^eJ'arjrt^ 11-  "Corr.eppoi.iden.ee. School is in iovvu  nn a iaisiness trip.".-. ������������������*.���������.  ���������-'���������'-'. .-Beme.Q3...h���������r the GreatfFree Day aV  Napier & Partridges.  **at_*ffi3SBsa*ffig*g*^^  muszzssi  BSQ-B9D8H  otenff  The; following apology appears  in the Colonist of Nov. 14th from  , Mr C. H. Lugrin, late manager of  the Victoria weekly Progress.  AN A'i-OLOGY.  Sir.���������Ja fhe i (sue* if Progress of Novom-  bar 7. thero v-'us a reioreuee to Ool, Prior in  connection with Jnsector D ��������� k and the  Orow'-i NoBtPius Coiil *Uo. While I um  ta-ohuioaily vc.poiiHiblu for what appourod  in ProgrorfH, tbe refurenco made to Col,  Pi ior waa mado without my knowledge  and I very gr.p������tly rvigrot tint it nhould  havo appoiti'iid in a paper w>dor my ooiitrnl  not only bcciumo it wan ontirply unoallod  for, hut bocauf-o it wna exceedingly unfair  l;o Col, Prior. I know of no.iqiihoh wluifc  over why Col. Prior'n mime nhould ha con-  ueoted with thit of Mr Dick in ths matter  refi-i'ivjil to, and I do not believe that nny  rMuon cxitit-i. I further ruyrot the publi  cttioii of tho roforenoe, Ijoooumh of the per;  honal and pulitical friaifUhip bot������oon tlio  iu:vniif,'ors of tho on I company and rn^sulf,  and fi.cl thai; an apology i ��������� duo to thoin and  to Col. Prior, and I titkuihiu ineiiuu of niuk*  in^ it,  OllARIJiSH. LUC RIN,  Victoria, Novuinbci 14, li)J4.  -������������������������_���������_<���������>���������. -Jmnum i**������������iiiiii**-������*w*i<******������������_<n*ww-������  AT THE BIG STORE  A Bargain, 12 prs ntrong woll mado  lain her top Ho an in Hisso (5 to 7 only  llegulnr pri.'CH $3 75 nnil $1.00  jmr pr, This is nn mid line and  iniut bo chared up no you can uow  hnve them for $2 25 pr.  Ml LijJ  Mi   fi..-Mv,  H  SAVES  FUEL  It is not the first cost of a range which makes it cheap  or expensive, but the amount of fuel it afterwards consumes.  If you buy a range a  few dollars cheaper than a  Kootenay, and it burns  from 15 to 35 per cent,  more fuel, what do you  gain ? Nothing ; but you  actually lose money, besides  putting up with all the  inconveniences of an old-  style range.  Tlie Kootenay i.s equipped with every known device  for reducing the consumption of fuel.  Sold by all enterprising dealers.  WRITE FOR BOOKLET  A  lillii  !.*;j'-?  \;B.  'PIS  fiii^J-llL^C^i  mMsrS%4  London,   Toronto,   Montreal,   Winnipeg,   Vancouver,  St. John, N.B,  ImwB'iimniwimiiNiiiiii 1  C. .11. TA'.-ni'M.i., tfoie A^ent,  ' ���������" ���������*+ am* my���������jaw  CKKS  **?������������������  You-till-eyes  Your Rparo timo by tukitiD it oouiv,c,in tho  JJ>J iViun^l i JUtV/tiv  OOUUESPONDKNIJK  SCHOOL  SCRAN ION, PA.  I'l 0 voftijon a y.������iiiir; man jjavo for tukii';  w ci'Ui'������(j in Stuiuii Kntfiwioriu-; tlio othor  diiy .van, li'i ii;iid���������."I want to patw my ox������  niuinatloB with J00 per eant"  TO CDttJfl A OO.TjD IN OWJG1 D/VY,  T-ikLAXATlVM UKOMO QUININ'K l\i'-  lotM,     A'l (hllggisf,-i ivlli' d  liiui ilioijiiv if i'i  falls to cure       K, W. 0rove's Higuutiiro i������  on uaoh box,   tifio.  . ..*...mW������^*4> i *** ..*������������.,.'* i.t- .--.#..'.7.v...ir,*.Vfc������--*mAtt'l***>**VMaMwn������*H������-it  The Very Latest  ,,*"f~\> l*V*|  f/Tv-r j"inr oi'dur for 11   -mil.,    ,tl-i) a ttnni  plitn lino of  i   JtUilUl'.R UOU���������.������.*>,  hu 11  i������&l  13       J^'XJX^       7H3       Jrn&lmZ  i iJb (' a eiuinee u> Amw you that  *'      \\o ;y\\ tiVf p\o\i'*C OUT CUStOttlOrt  iiy -upi-lyin-i li mti tvilh tho JJK8T  Vt 1 .A'l'H at tlie Uiwest market  Jr;,.,,u ,v iri-il onlwr will ooiivinoe  vvt.  OKMT.S. >lHtNI8HINfJS' y U t:    p7 T V  ^yrP*1     f"p-T*j.T*r:*'*T\/r ���������  ' ��������� *���������    ^^ 1 ,1   1  p n*vrn *>i' iniwsTonw Meat    market*  W. W. ittoKAY, Proprietor,  i* I       twJ m������mt   *   imtA,. ***  | ^i^-MMWMIi ������"���������������*.%��������� ^If*^**-**^^ ������A  W''.'*.'L,Ri'^*,. -J,w*'Wl,"l^*'*!'^."t".J 1*am ",<������f,"*-'"**-jf^j'*,*'f* ������.?'*' ~    *���������"��������� ������**mm%t*- *  O.'ib'.r y������uir IV,!) nv\\t* nt- t'urcv'.-i.  A full line of Inr��������� ?,\. ono'.lf- jut.t "re  CeiVftd.  wwwMlBaiai  :*',,,,.   f.  $U00  ItSWAED,  I'  ���������r. i;.  ���������'nji iih* ii uar<',  T. W. MAUT1NDAI.K,  Aorvr, VirroniA, ]i.V.  V.innltorhvid, Wnv. 12, 1904,  w������'fk.    Ltuiii" If'.'iivv ���������jri\h: b'juior (     A I;.; vans 1 i ������>x- Humtai4 DolUx. will bo  ���������������������������mi'i ,-ii   mi . ..*(>.1 m ,-n*, j, -. -.,���������, *,ii;it, will giv������ mforiiifto  Mi. <i tii'i fwiy 01 rifti't.lw-i thai, atlemptod  Mill!"'.   !*<'���������.' IM Jt!    Ir i'  lj;l ,.'i()    Vi .m*i>1' ai ���������.! i'i.i!i!|.  t '..,.  I'illlh, ;t    iiiuUt  t-Uu. tfl.aO \n  tn.i'U-   i*{,'iti)n\ 1 to I'l''���������������.-..' i'������v atom nt Vhumtt-wu,  \ 1..VI YKUN.

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