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 . I ������������������?  f*t  \  f4*T~:   M-H*^*  if,  ^m  CUMBEELANa   B. C WEDNESDAY   SEPTEMBER 5  f  4  ������  ���������ATTHE BIG STORE���������  lABOK  latM uF-To-BiTi mm  ^0*90  NEW GOODS Now Showing  Ladies and Mifises Coats and Raincoats, Ladies Waists, Underskirts,  Hosiery, Girls Dresses, Ladies Tailor  made Skirts, Mens, Youths and Bays  Clothing, Gents plain and fancy Sweaters, Shirts H'dkfs, Suspenders Blankets, Comforters and Pillows  A COMPLETE RANGE OF Ladies, Hi*** miACUwitm*  Plain aid Faucy House Slipptrs.  SIMON LEl^Rlro  CUMBBRLaND %% <R.  FOR YOUR NEXT SUIT  If vou wa* t fiatipfaction in jwtse and owiterial PLACE  YOU ft KKJCy ORDER WITH  T. H. CASEY, Tailor.     Cumberland B. C.  ./  At The Cumberland Supply Co's. Big  '"(���������;  is the place to get thc worth of your  money.  We have Just Received  a nice lot of New Goods in  Flannelettes, Saxonys,  Domets, and Cotton  Velours, which we are  offering during this Sale  at very low prices,  Also a nice range ol UDIK8 DRESS SUIT LBNOTHS,  These arc the right thing at tht right Pilot, Am them before  you hiiy elflewhara*  Cumberland Supply Co.  THE OA8H BARGAIN STORE  Dunsmuir Avenue Cumberland  A llaffge ntwaber of towtn^pehjple  took advantage of the excursion to  Unio* Bay-last M-onrlay w wetti  Labour -Day on tlbe aibore. Ma������\V  carried baskets and picijiiaked out  under -tfce traw, whi-le -Jblfte-Ke pat'  ronised the hotels. -Same drove  dewa tim road toward fl&akie B-ivHr  and UauH in various ways spent tfee  day pka������anUjr and profit.-.Wy������  The������reat4i������w-h*eic������rft* the long  walk lor Uioae without ���������knreyaiiee.  Iicom tbe train to iJ-tef^te^ittund  heynod Geo Horn**,*, au-ji th6 roads  being dry andditfty, tttU Walk, in  the beat of the day������ w*i not pleaa  ant. However, ab thai was Ijhe  ojuif suitable ftlade tog jttcn-k&uig  a-i-i**wlnere near the wJaatf, it wae  tha.one -eilMtie-Q hy U������e ������^mtaitt*ee in  chsirj-,*. During tbe .day, pporta  and game* ������r<ne indulged in, and'  the youth of ibis t'wn Aiid tne Bay  \ pror-ed their OMttltt in tbe various  events At 6 nm the ir������ln btartwi,  on tlie return trip, .and arrived ea*���������  'ely hoii*e ai 7pm. .* At 9 oVslock  daacere cou_r*;%&t*A iu*' the Cumb-  erlaud Hall, aud enjoyed themselv-  es to a Ute buur. M_as Bradley,  and Mr A KoHfl -capturing tlie prize  W;l)lZ.  Following i* a programme of  eports^ ��������� :���������  Comical Characters, lei J Banner man 2nd ������ Bradley.  Boytt Race, l# and under. J Ban-  nerman  Kenneth Magnone,  Girl.- line,". 16 and under, K Ran-  hfermaii, h JSiokaii-d.  Boy* Race. 6 and under, T Bono,  A Harual  Girls Baee, 6 and under, J Hay  man.C B.nnerauo.  Boy? Race, 10 y������era, J Walker.  I) Hoe.  Gin* Ruce, 10'yean, K Slant, M  Hayaunn,  Three Legged Race, J Bannerman  K Magnone, 2nd A Walker, D Hay  man.  Boy* Race, 12 yearn, D Banner-  uiau, W Thomson,  Girls Race, 12 yean, M Hunden,  E Walker, H Lehman.  Wh-aelborrow TUce, J Banner-  man and W Coe������ # B inner man i nd  TRaten  A meeting of the Commfltee will  he held in tbe Oity Hall at 8 pm la  night to wind up business.  RATHBONE SISTERS  A meeting is arranged for 7.30  Thursday evening in the K. of P.  Hell to organize a Temple tf Rath*  bone SUuem here. The Sisters are  very strong iu mont towns* and no  doubt many of our ladies will enroll. The order in a branch of the  Knights of Pythias and is named  after the founder of: hat order.  .*  Local and Personal  OnThuradsy evening tart the  member* of the L O Y B Lodi*e en*  tertained a number t,f young friends  at tbe City Hail the oooaslon being  a farewell evening to their late  heciy M' J<t>u^> (.Si-tut v,l.a h... at)  Friday morning to cominue his  studies at ihe Normal School Van*  oouver About fifty guests partook  of tbeir hospitality. A humorous  addreis war given hy Rev Mr Christ*  mat aft* r which A M Anderson, W  11 on behalf of tbe Lodge presented  the retiring secretary with a foun-  Ufn pen as a very slight token ot  WIRE  NEW  Nawkimo, iih���������While hasting amnoil  Wdllingtoa yenterdey. tons. JEawroili ������  yuuugUd, wu jampiug over a log with hu  kasad .ever the tmiczle of his gun The trig*  far dropped almost blowing hia right -hand  eff    Angulation will .psatiUy be oeoeosary  Victoiia, 4th���������The -management of At  Colooiat moat emphatwaUy deny thai the  Colonial waaWd to4_hinese iutereat. Vbey  denouneeiae reporf aa a ntaliguant lie..  Nanaimo, jtth���������Judge -Harr'uson haa xe-  feigned tram the court *of Reviwou aud T-hoa  S. Fulehir et Victoria will take hia place.  NanainM, 4th���������A -nun-bcr of local <oaj>U  ialllU hare formed-themaeWe* into a -company wit* a capital of $50,000 with which  -they Intend to build a large and modern  ������old.aWage plant in Nanaimo. Ttw^uef  o*bflect it to preserve (nwh herring iot the  halibut Ihe year #eund. The .-alt article ia  uaad the 'year round. Reportu of trials by  -fiahenaen proye that aali fish aro not good  for bait. It require* the fresh bait to get  acaaolt. There are about 60 restnoU now  -eugagod in the halibut iuduetry and Nanai-  ������ao ia the only plaoe whero bait em be secured. The cbnoltuioa reached hy the men  interested in the enterprise ia thai the pro.  position will he a good one and tbe eompany  should nay.  Victoria, 4th���������In connection with the  fast brought mail between Liverpool and  Hong Kong by the C.P.R., it is now au-  aotmoed that the companys trip aeross the  Pacific to Hong Kong is to be reduced by  three days. By use of a portion of Ladysmith coal together with Comox ooal, half  ���������t least will be adde I to the speed of the  Kmpreeses and they will take three days off  tbeir time across the Pacific.  Vanoouver, 4th���������An apparently anthen*  tic report reached hero today that the mem-  -Jters>oLCw!^iM-_JjjK^^  hare just arrived at Edmonton, Alta, have  brought in word of discoveiies of gold in  the Peaoe River country whioh demonstrates the existanoe of & tiold rivalling the famous Souih AfrU-Au laud. Th^ro is intense  excitement at Edmonton.  MmpamtmeEl EJmmsm*  WATER WINGS   |  liearst T-o -Stria.  Will float and support SM Ifai.ft  Price 76c   1  STEEL and IROM I  FENCE  Plain and   Ornamento!..   %  Con tracts Solicited, Gatiauatei  Furnished.  SOLE AGENT FOE  STEWARTS IRON  WORKS Co.  I their appreeiation of his services  which were faithfully and freely  rendered during his connection with  the Lodge. Mr J Grant gracefully  re-poiu^ed with neat speech a ter  which an imprompu concert was  given by several young ladies and  gentlemen. Selection on Violin  and piano by A M Anderson and  Mrs Anderson, song "Jolly Sailor  Boys" Rev Mr Christmas, reoitat*  ion "Drummer Boy" by Mr Fred  Bate, who had to respond to an encore, piano forte solo by Miss Grant  song "Down where the blue Ohio  flows Miss K Stewart, cello and  piano selection "The Lost Chord"  A M and Mrs Anderson* piano  tor to duel Misses Beeseand McLean  Delicious refreshments were served,  after which the young folks indulged in the light fahtnstio for o few  hours. The L O Y B desire to extend their hearty (hanks to Mrr J  Stuart for tbe quantities of beautiful  dahlia* sent for decorative purposes  to Mr Lidsione for potted palms,  Mrs B Grant for loan of piano, the  Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian  Churoh for loan of dinhea, and the  numerous young ladies for assist*  niwM������in other frays and Mr Walter  Hudson who kindly acted aa floor  manager.  The funeral of the late Mrs  Georgina Williams which took  plaoe from tha residence of he*  brother-in law Mr Imimni'dCiniti*  enay on Wadtweday afternoon last  wat very largely attended, and the  cortege whioh followed the remains  io th* grnvi* *Ui** it tiand-wtalc wae  a long one. Tbe pallhoarers w������*re  Meters Alex snd John Uiquhart,  W Matthewsoo, J13 Holmes and  W B Bohb. The oaskei was cov  ered with beautiful flowers ������eut hy  sorrowing friend-, who mourn���������  fullv contributed this U*i token of  im-peet to the <������e whrnn they had  indeed loved well.   An aged mother  with her sifter Mrs Dobeon an"  broth������r Mr Ed Higgini? mourn her  loss. Human sympathy seems hi  small effect to those sorely afflicted;  but, he that as it may, it goes out  in an abundant measure on this oc*  CHMon from all ctasiee and sections  of Comox and this town. During  the deceased ladVe long^ reeidence  jn_(_^m____J_he formed a large circle  of circle of irwiius by whom her}  liiMiior'y will "!oii}������ he'k-ept greeiji..  The funeral arrangements were cot  ducted by Mr J Collins^ v  Mr* D Kilpatrick and fan-tily  left for a vi^it lo .Vancouvgr jaifc  Friday. ���������  ���������1906���������  eg  ������'_���������#���������  -AT-  viaoRu  ���������     ���������   \S  B.C  Septembar- M to 29th  #10,000 In Premlum������  YaluablB Speoial Prises  3-DAY������ HORSB RACING- 4  $1,000 Iii Pur-Mi  GRANDrTlftCK PARADRS  to* Beat Stock Market ia tha Prnrlaof.  BANDS, flPORTS, GAMB8 and  New Kxciting Attractions.  8200 in Prlus and Uhami>lonihlp Belt tat  BO tor HRON00 BUST INO COM-  I>KTITION8.  Special Excursion Baits  from all points.  Write for particulars and priie list  A.J. MOBIvKY Mayor.       J.B. HUAllt  Pruidtst. SccrtUry.  It dan aot Cake Boat aowaiavi to Jut!*  iy a Reyal Oemiaiarfae. Two traitahlt fer  eigMM aad a vasishini| lady are 4mts luf-  tloauf}.���������fas l������wa V*.  This is ia Kbgluul. Io B.O. it ia differ-  -eat, The Isv4y i������ very oiaoh la svideaea*  ''e. mure we h ok ever the hat of ai������w.  hat* ratarawl to Parliameat tba were ooa*  trineed we are thai if its Guriila at the Z**  had stM4 attht last elattieu fer a radiaat  uoastitaenay he woakl Um. Urea sleeted by  av ���������fanrhelade* aiaJaHty.-'Tvt Pwi *V������  j We alweye thought the M-jhoutaMMw M-  itar waa a Liberal.  ���������&���������' THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  RUSES OF SMUGGLERS  HAPPENINGS  ALONG  BORDER  OF  CANADA AND MAINE.  -Soys Who Coasted Tea Into the United States���������A Farmer With a Trick  Granary Close to the Boundary Line  f   ���������When the Plumber Was a Help���������  j    How  a   Barrel   of  Gin   Passed  tho  | ��������� Wary Customs Men.  'Any person that lives on the border  -(between Maine and New Brunswick  (and doesn't know anything about smuggling must toe deaf and dumb and blind..  There are many ways to evade the officers, says The New York Sun.  In the Madawaska country, between  ���������Van Buren and Port Kent, the settlers  ���������oure the French Acadians, and all the  customs officers in   Maine,   with   the  ��������� Sturgis deputies thrown in if they were  vithere, could not prevent them from  .getting their gin from across the river.  'I was there once, when the good women  <of Aroostook, backed up by the law,  iaent'a band of officers to prevent the  g������oor "Frenchman from spending hia  anoney for gin, writes a Parkhurstman  l������n The Lewiston Journal. The water  ^as 'high, there was no fording and  ���������������ivery boat and ferry for miles was  ������������������watched. It happened that Xavier G���������  "Was out of gin. He kept a public  v3������ouse, and nothing for his guests to  ^rink did not suit him at all.  But he had something up his sleeve  t������o fool the officers. A barrel of gin  itrom the Canadian side was 'hauled  "through the woods to the river, lashed  sfco the under side of a log with hay  xsvire %nd sent adrift with a man on the  log. Now, a log can be held at a certain angle in the river and the current  ���������"���������will carry it across as it does a ferry -  1 cboat���������rivermen often cross in this man-  Efter and it excites no suspicion. There  ���������was plenty of gin and molasses at Xav-  v.tler's that day for dinner.  Coasting That Paid.  ,"' In ���������"'one place  the line runs several  "niniles along a side hill.     I once saw  A gang of boys coasting on the crust  j^ome forty rods from the road.  At the  ifoot of tho hill an the American side  fWas a wood lot, and "big'pile of sawed  (.Wood.   The boys had an old pung, and  i.-ft close observer would   have   noticed  :vthat they always went in behind an old  ���������*!S)faTiron-th-e-6anad*la-n-side-to-st-artr't-heii-  ��������� '.they would go like the wind clear down  ���������ito  the  wood  pile   in  behind    the  fir  ��������� Jifcrees.  And that very morning a man with a  ' -JSouble team was there loading wood;  .the blue jays in the trees probably no-  '���������.-iticed that Ins was building a funny load  V:Jn his big sled box;  it was hollow in  "v������he middle with woodpiles at the sides  and ends, and perhaps they noticed that  ���������avery time the pung load of shouting  fiooys came down the hill they brought a  ' chest of tea.     The load was carefully  ���������covered with wood, taken to a village  tfnerchant, driven in the back yard and  deposited in the cellar.  One of my neighbors once suddenly  fjaad a call to preach and finally went  < aver Into New Brunswick to spread the  ���������������������������Oospel.     In three weeks he returned,  * and when ho came back he hitched his  ������ old horse In the village street, near the  ���������Custom house, and had a prayer meeting  In tho street, tout  no one mistrusted  that ho had fifty costly silk dress patterns in the bottom of his old wagon.  ,{ A Mysterious Granary.  i rwr. A. had a farm that ran to the  nea to nave a treat Fourth or July  celebration and it was planned to hav-s  It dry.  The local officers warned the saloon*  keepers that any attempt to sell liquor  tn any form on that,day would be P^" ; portly gentleman come down the steps,  lshed   to  the  full  extent  of  the  law, ���������,������������������,���������  ,,,_  ,   4V._  ������������������JJ1.  ... _J  erclse ot rfiariaffng his' forty majSrity,  he has taken tb a new form of spore.  So nowadays anybody who waits long  enough at the east entrance of Che  Parliament Buildings will see a rather  and the customs officers gave notice to  all that an extra force would guard the  roads leading from New Brunswick and,  all persons caught with liquor on that  day would have their teams taken and  be sent te Portland to settle with a  United States commissioner.  The day dawned bright and clear and  throw his leg over the saddle of an  up-to-date bicycle, and go scorching  off like a merry schoolboy, That is  Premier Whitney.  The Premier is a much younger-  looking man than he really is, and  most people who see him for the first  time are surprised when told just how  many years he has to his credit.  That  by 9 o'clock the trotting park at thejls because hQ j   f   d    ( exerclsei fol.  lower end of the town was swarming ..���������_��������� (Vimmnn.con_ ���������������������������_-��������� _t ' * ���������.  with people to see the races.    Half a  mile away across the fields was a saloon on the boundary line. The thirsty  looked at it with wistful eyes, but to  walk there for a drink through the  grass and grain was too much and to  go around by the road by team where  officers were thick as flies was not to  be thought of.  Behind the park fence, close to a little brook shaded by thick alders, was a  dance floor and a little booth where  lemonade and soft 'beer were sold. There  was soon a noisy crowd at this place,  and by noon the town and lockup were %  full of drunks. More officers were *  sworn in, the saloons were searched,  aiid men were sent through the crowds  to look, for socket neddlers. but none  were found. The guaras on the line  road reported all quiet in their direction, and the drunks, when questioned  where they got their booze, refused to  tell.  It was a nine days' wonder, tout at  last it leaked out. Some farmers near  the line were preparing to lay an aqueduct. They had piled up several large  rolls of half inch lead pipe. The conspirators had taken this, and with the  aid of a plumber had laid it in the grain  and grass from the line saloon to the  dance floor and booth near the racecourse. The pipe came out under the  counter ln the booth and served both  as a conductor and speaking tube. The  night before a jigger load of empty  bottles had been smuggled, into the  alders, and Inside of twenty-four hours  a thousand of them had been distributed among the 5,000 people at the  celeibration, filled with liquor, besides  all that was sold by the glass.  Women's  Institutes.  Nine years ago the first women's Institute was organized in Stoney Creek,  South Wentworth County. So great has  been the appreciation of this dissemination   of scientific   domestic   economy  ������������������boundary line. HU buildings were forty  tods from tho line, but his granary was  ���������only forty feet. Mr. B's farm buildings  were close toy on the Canadian side, a  tpad ran between the granary and B'l  tmlldlngn, tho Toad was on the line. A  -raised about 600 bushels ot oats each  aummer and put them In his granary.  'Each wlntor ho sold about 6,000 busholi,  Of course things lookod vory susploloui.  "Tho customs officers hid behind fences  ���������and rock pllos and shivered many a  ���������winter night.  Spotters and spies were  hired, and a Government detective loaf���������  ad around the line saloons for a month  In plain sight of tho magic little granary, but dlscovorod nothing.     It was  dark and dosortod nights, but ln   the  morning A would como and help load  his team.  Tho detective would some-  'timos saunter over and   ask   foolish  question*, peck Into tho bins and look  for tracks in tho snow, and thon go  iack moro puzzled than ever,  I will toll how tho Government wai  ���������outwitted,    Between the granary and  B's buildings was a culvert under the  road,  a wooden  npout was mad* of  /boards about a foot square, and some  -dark stormy night at the beginning of  winter tho snow was cleared away, and  < the ������iiout laid closo on the ground to  .the culvert, undor tho road under foaees  *nd  into  A's granary,    A belt with  cups attached run lnnlde tho spout and  * crank In B's barn was turned to carry  the grain.   Aa It was d>wn hill a very  ���������tt*t/\ ntf-iot t,.r,.Oi*} pfirrv ft tiwim of  ������*w.ts Into A'a pranary a foot square. A  tolustry nitjlit would oblittraiu un ma  ' tracks.  A pile of bru*h cut fwm apple tr*****  ���������wm plied between tho granary nnd the  ���������road fenw;  this, covered with a drift  . . .. ...  t***t kU-������<i  <������������������������*   >������������������������������������������   j-J"**^**.   o -   ..,.,,.���������  *ntCT>-d the gnuiary on the outside, and  on the lni������i.l.t li waa covered by s'.UIing  -bock a wtju.i"ti window. This was always pushed li... u ovor thu hole ln the  wall When tli"y wero lo-idlng ont si, to  admit light, thro being no other wln-  OnAs, Winn It ...\.\ doa* .1 the r.tn ������n  An darkness a nd the hole could not be  tit.tiii.  Of COUr:iC.   li*.' <UM w-tre tlelU-.-roA  In We barn In .\'ow Brunswick. When  (he snow began to melt In the sprln-r  the spout was removed and pack*!  Away until the nest winter.  Liquor by Pipe Un*.  At one time ��������� certain vllla-to plan.  "tfiat~TimilaT~insTrtutes~ have"^.?^"^!^"  tablished in seventy-two electoral districts with 256 branches and a membership of nearly ten thousand women.?  Monthly meetings are held and a series of summer lectnres are arranged by  the Government at which two trained  teachers Impart valuable Information  on such topics as "Hygiene of the Home  and Aids In Nursery," "Egg and Cheese  Dishes," "Left Overs," "The Housekeeper- and Her Importance to the  State," "The Modern Woman of the  Farm," "The Fabrics We Buy, and  Hints to Home Sewers," "Consumption,  Education, Prevention,' Cure," "Summer Desserts," "Remodeling of Hats,"  "Care of Milk and Cream," "Food  Standards of Purity," "Labor Problems  of the Household," "Flowers for Busy  People," "What Shall the Child Read?"  "School Luncheons," "Invalid Cookery,"  "Care and Training of Children," "Hygiene and Sanitation.*'  Each of these branch Institutes,  which has its own local president and  secretary-treasurer, receives a email  grant annually from the Government  on condition that an equal sum h*  granted Jby the county council or imu������  nlclpallur in which It ls organized, or  from the Farmers' Institute. The membership fee Is but 25c. a year, and each  member receives every year a copy of  one or more publications dealing with  tho various features of domestic economy, including household architecture  and homo sanitation. Tho summer  courso of lectures will begin shortly.  lows common-sense rules In matters of  diet, and ln his busiest day will take  time to stop and have,his little joke.  Thus the Premier is able to spin along  on his wheel with a heart as light as  the pneumatic tires which support -his  rather bulky frame.,  picycllng is not a new sport for Mr.  Whitney. Down in Cornwall nothing  is thought of seeing him astride a  wheel, and it is no three-wheeled arrangement, either.  He is not the first Premier of Ontario to ride a wheel. One learned to  ride during the twilight hours in'the  corridors of the Parliament Buildings  liter the too-curious civil servants had  leparted. He learned, but was never  jnthusiastic. It may be that ihe was  iot blessed with the buoyant spirits of  ;he Premier of to-day, says The Toronto Star.  Successful Canadian Nurses.  The program of the graduating exer-  3ises at Johns Hopkins Hospital School  for Nurses in Baltimore included the  awarding of scholarships, two of which  have 'been gained by Ontario girls,  Miss Effie Taylor, of Hamilton, winning one in the intermediate year, and  Miss Helen Mair, of Toronto,, one in the  Junior year. The following Canadians  tvere among those graduating: Miss  Esther M. Black, St. Stephen, N. B.;  Miss Gwendoline Colborne, Goderlch;  Miss Martha Fortune, Vesta; Miss  Elizabeth S. Keith, Toronto; Miss  A.dele Macdonald, Stirling; Miss Adeline Rowland, Toronto; Miss Mildred  Telfer, Montreal; Miss Elza White,  Woodstock.  Madame Riel Is Dead.  Dame Julie Lagunodlere Riel, mother of Louis Riel, the turbulent and misguided Metis leader who headed two  rebellions against the Canadian authorities, died on the 19th of May. Madame Riel was, born in St. Boniface 88  ,y,ears*_ago,_and_her_paren.ts_w,ero_th������,  first white settlers in Western Canada.  She was married at the age of 22, and  through her long life has held an unwavering faith in her rebellious son  which nothing could shake. Her son's  execution for treason cast a cloud of  sorrow over her. She had ten children,  and boasted that she had never been  attended by a physician in her long  life. Three children���������two ions and a  daughter���������- survive,  -filled.  "William Henry.'"  "Yea���������yes, Maria."  "What are you doing?"  "Rending about tbo 'man wltb the  muck rake.'"  "Well, you go right in that garden  and let mo see you be tho man with the  garden rake, and bo quick about It."���������  Chicago News.  Premier Whitney ������������������WWssl.  Now that the session of tho Legislature is a thing of tho past, and Premier Whitney has no longer any oppor-  of Indulging in his, favorite ex-  ���������nnlfv  Paving the War.  I   "Why aro you ho anxious to have me  j pay this bill of $1,000 this afternoon?"  * askod tbo business man, "Your proprl-  I etor knows I'm good for It."  !    "I know it," replied tho clerk, "but  It'll tickle him ho if he gets lt before  it's due, and I want to ask bim for his  daughter's band tonight"���������Detroit Free  Praia ,,.,  | Rook Cut Temples*  Tbo oldest architectural ruins ln tbt  world are believed to bo tbe rock cut  temples at Ipsnmbool, on tbe left bank  of tbe Nile, ln Nubia, Tbe largest of  thoso ancient temples contains four*  tcon apartments, hown out of solid  stone, Tbe ruins uro supposed to be  4,000 years old.  UNklGHf  Will.II MID BY  less labour  Greater Comfort  "" "!5^t2mM,TO-\.fJ|j||Wlff������o PERFECTLY PUR*,GENUINE,*  c^TA'--������*������Y,"^.X������"."c*i.\      TO ANVQN!   fINOINO CAUM TO* C0MM.AIHT.  Your  Monty  Rtfundid  by tha d-talar  .from wfcom  you buy Sun-  lluht So������p if  you Snd any  c-ut-i for  eomplfttnt.  Sunlight Soap is better  than other soaps, but is  best when used in the  Sunlight way.  $5,000  reward will  bepftidtotny  pwson wXxo  proves that  SonUffhtSotp  oonUlfti My  iojurlom  chtmicsls or  tny form et  ���������-alteration.  Equally -good with hard or soft water*  Lr-a-'-r-Bv BrotH������ra I*imit������d. Toronto  ANNEX THE WEST INDIES.  Riles Make  Life Wretched  But There Is Quick Relief From Itohlng nnd  Thorough Oure In  Dr. Chase's Ointment.  Toronto    Business    Man    Enthusiastic  Over Results to Be Attained.  The acquisition of the British West  Indies by Canada is a step most strongly advocated by R. L. Patterson of Miller & Richards, type founders, of To-'  ronto.   Mr. Patterson has returned from  a five-weeks' cruise amongst the various islands, such as Jamaica, Trinidad,  Barbados,   Bermuda,   and   St   Lucia.  He found them fairly prosperous and -J  contented, with the exception of Ja- j  malca, business in which, on account!  of "the low1 price of sugar, is in rather  a depressed oondi tion. ,.  I certainly think it would be a good  thing for Canada if it were possible to  acquire these islands," he said on his  return.. . .,    ... ���������"'.'��������� j . ..  "-^In-the-flrst-place,���������we~should-get-the.  climate we require for the growth and  production of such things as tropical  fruits, sugar, cocoa and coffee.        ������������������'���������'������������������  "In the course of time Canada would  be self-sustaining and meet all the requirements of a great nation.  "It is for Canada to take the initiative, and, I think there would be very  little objection on the part of the  principal people of these islands to  amalgamate with Canada,  "From enquiries I have made, lt  seems that they would have decided  objection to being annexed by the  United Statee, because they are satisfied that th������ negroes, who comprise  nine-tenths of the population, would  not have fair treatment; they draw  their conclusions from the unfair treat-  ment meted out to the colored men In  the southern States of America.  "Canada should sacrifice something  for tho sake of securing these valuable  Islands. I feel satisfied, too, that the  English Government would not be like*  ly to object. True, the West Indies aro  handicapped, as eaoh Island has Its own  Governor and Its own Legislature. But  all enactments, before being assented  to, must be submitted to London for  tbe sanction of the Crown, before being made law,  "If they threw In their lot with us  they would have the -same self-government as we have. Another advantage  of amalgamation with Canada would be  that our capitalists, our business and  professional men, of all sorts and conditions, would visit the Islands and purchase large estates, which are now more  or less dormant and non-productive.  "It would load to a revival of business that might mean much, both for  the good of those islands and for this  oountry.  "Tho main advantage, as I have said,  would be that we could produce those  articles of consumption that we aro  unable to produce at the present time.  Wo would be a self-sustaining nation  like tbe Unltod States."  The old black auntie who looked  a..Ler Congressman Robertson of Louisiana in his babyhood is disposed to  be congratulatory at times- , Not long  ago she said to him:  "L'se proud o' yo', Marse Sam. Deed  I is, honey, proud o' de way yo' hoi'  office, jes like yo' father."  "Why, what office did my father ev- -  er hold, auntie?"  asked Mr.  Robertson. '���������'" ���������    ::������������������>'���������' '  '.'������������������.:. /" ���������'>.'���������'���������'!...*���������������������������>, ���������' YYf. ���������  Marse Sam," 'said the old woman,  "is yo' done forgot dat? He was a"  canuidate, yo' paw was. Nev' knew  de time he'wasn't a candidate; no,'  suh, always held de office, Marse Sam,  did yo' paw."  KEEP  CHILDREN   WELL.  Stomach and bowel troubles kill  thousands of little ones during the  hot .^weather. Diarrhoea, dysentery  and^cholei-a,infantum,somettmes^com'a*  Without warning and if prompt aid is  not; at-hand-the. child may be beyond  aid in a few hours. "If you-want to  keep your children hearty, rosy and  mil of life during the hot weather  give them an occasional dose of Baby's  Own Tablets- This medicine prevents illness and cures it when 'it  comes unexpectedly. And the mother  has the guarantee of a government  analyst that this medicine is absolutely safe. Mrs- W/J Munro, Sintaluta,  Sask., says:-���������For more than three  years Baby's Own Tablets is the only  medicine I have given my children,  and I think the Tablets 'invaluable for  stomach and bowel troubles." Sold  by all medicine dealers or by mall at  25 cents a box from the Dr. Williams  Medicine Co.. Brockville, Ont. Keep  the Tablets in the house.  lt may bo tniilit'ully stated that  piles product' mure excruciating puln,  wl*n������rv nnd wrn������tMiP������ln<������M nf fftPllnff  Minn nny known rtl������ouso. T,1fe ho*  come* a iH't'iW't hunkm durlnK tho  attacks of itching, burning, stinging  lLllllS.  It In a great mlHtulco to Imagine  Unit tho effects or pilots ure local, for.  un a imtiUii ui i.i*. inf> hup tuu >u-  iillty of mind nnd i-ody nml siowly  but suroly lend to die ruination of  the hen Kb,  This Im truo of itfh!n������ and protruding as well as   uf   blooding   piles,  which, uecauso nf th*- lnn.s of blrwid,  av more ruidd  in  li.clr  ofteotn.  Hi*. v ...i������������-'h OililliU'lii U'iiiKM ailiiOHl  instant relief from the itching, burning. BHnginc senwtlons of i������ik*������ nnd  Is n positive nnd thorough ������mre for  every form or this wretched, tortur-  ini and ofientlme* trtmbtwn dl*ea*e.  Thh has oecn proven In   so   many  thouBiimls of ciiBCB that thoro Ib no  longer any room for doubt that Dr.  Chase's Ointment Is tho most sntls-  f-.fl. ....   *...  i,l,,ir^t    ff.i-   ullnn   ^"lt    -u-.-tr*  ������*.*��������������������������� *���������   ��������� '���������"   ���������������������������    -v '    ������   ovor dlweovered.  Mr. F. Morln, St. Mustache, Man,,  writes: "I sufforod from piles for  iiliK-lceii yours and wtough I tried a  great many remedies could not obtain u cure.   Tho doctor told mo It  WUH    UUCDbbUI y    IO    UllUUIgU   rtU    UpUl*  at Ion,  "A friend ndvlsed me to try Dr.  Chase's Ointment and though I had  no confidence In it I bought three  boxes nnd began to use it- One box  ot ointment made a thorough cure.  disastrous; I gave what I hud left to a friend of  j mine   who   whs nearly as bad ns I  Lord Curzon, when a young man,  was travelling In Corea. He had been  warned not to adrntt that he was under forty, for previous to that age a  man commands small respect In Corea. The- President of the Foreign  Office asked his age and Mr. Curzon  replied "Forty."  "Doiir me," replied the Corean official, "you look very young for that.  How do you account for lt?"  "By the fact," was the reply, "that  I havo been travelling for a month ln  the superb climate of His Majesty's  dominions."  Finally v..e President sa'ld: "I pro*  sumo you are a nonr relativo of the  Queen of England?"  "No," roplidd the traveller, "I am  not." But observing the look of dls*  gust that passed over his countenance  Mr. Curzon added quietly, "I nm, however, lis yet un unmarried man."  wuh aud H luttdu H puifecl cuio."  Frequently when doctors hnve  failed to cure piles and the surgeon's  knife has proven futile Dr. Chase's  Ointment bat effected a thorough  cwre. 6fl -cents a boi, at all dealers,  or Edmnnson, Bates ft Co., Toronto.  Time Por Weanlnar.  ���������'I trust your honor will oxcuse me  this time," said a habitual drunkard  at tbe police court "It Is my misfortune���������I am a child of genius."  "And what Is your age?" questioned  tbe magistrate.  "Forty-two yoars,"  "Tben lt Is time yon jwore weaned.  Tou'M bavo to do ton days away from  tbe bottle.'[   ���������veil ��������� Temper*  His Wife���������tiut i don't think, George,  that you ought to object to mamma.  Wby, Just think, if it badn't been for  ber you would never bare bad me! Her  IIusband-Huh! Don't try to excuse  her by saying that. You mako me bite  bor trowo than over.  Wo havo no hesitation In saying  that Dr. J, D. Kellogg's Dysentery  Cordial Is without doubt tho best  modlclne over Introduced for dysentery, ilinrrboon, cholera nnd nil summer complaints, sen slcknoss, eto. It  promptly gives relief und never falls  to effect a positive cure. Mothers  should nover bo without a bottle when  thoir children aro teoth'ing.  Doing Tbelr Rest.  "Didn't I understand you to iny tiwy  keep a servant girl?"  "Certainly not I said tbey try te.  As soon as one goes they get another."  8pMcb If too often not, ti tbt  Frenchman defined It, tbt art of eon*  Mating thought, but of quits stifling  tnd snspsndlng thought, go that thtre  U mm to coaeML-Otrtylit    .  In Darkest England,  The dialects of England arc so various that grammatical eccentricities  ure commoner ovon than among tbe  mixed peoples of the U. S, An English junior has boen printing somo  cholco examples. In Somersetshire a  party of masons are ut work. One of  their number is Idling.   Tbo foroman  I appeurs.  ,    don (wucuhitJly)- Ul, Dvsi, there he  \ gutter t-j'oin' eo!"  I    Bon���������Ayo, I eyed ee eye I.  !   An example from Punch, but truo  | ns   to   dialectic   peculiarities, is re-  ' filln-V Tt lo tbo ronlv nf n fnrmer to  a formor Vicar of his parish, who  Hym*)(itlilzod with him on tho,fact tbnt  his throo elderly daughters were not  mnrrled: "Vou nee, sur," he said,  "whon they would ha' thoy they  wouldn't ha* they, now they would ba'  they thoy won't hn' thoy."  Where can T cot somo of Holloway's  Corn Cure? I was entirely cured of  my corns by this remedy md I wish  some more ot it for my friends. Bo  writes Mr, J. W. Brown. Chicago.  W   N   U   No.   M2 I  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  rtl  *  r  m*mmmwm\mmmmm IIM *e*mwm*mmm*m+msmwya+mmmwm%mwmw)ty  I  JVTary, tbe  Contrary  By HELENA SMITH DAYTON  Copyright, 1906, by K. A. Whitehead  "If It takes two to make a quarrel,  we're tbe two," Mary Gale declared.  "Because you make mountains of  golf tees, dear," Carlyle explained in  a sup������rIor tone.  "How fortunate you have discovered  In time what a disagreeable person I  am," flashed Mary. "But let me assure you tbat since our engagement my  diary reads like the history of a South  American republic."  Frequent misunderstandings resulted  ln Mary declining to step into the frail  ,craft of matrimony and selecting instead an ocean liner,, remaining abroad  five years.  At a reception in Mary's honor upon  ber return there was no one she welcomed more graciously than Carlyle.  Hers was disarming cordiality.  "It's good to see you again," Carlyle  repeated between laughs, for Mary's  experiences were breezy.  "And it's good to see you," she echo-  8d.   "A wise woman doesn't lose ber  est friend by marrying bim!"  "Mary," he reproved, "Paris has  made you flippant; also very wonderful and awe Inspiring.," He glanced at  her triumphant toilet.  "No; only extravagant," she corrected. "Bobbie, you should see the shops 1  Tbe dear, little"-���������  "I'm not interested ln tbe Paris  shops," he said severely. "I want to  tell you bow foolish we were to let a  few feathers of the imagination part  ns."  "They were firm facts/' said Mary  coldly. "I have them all down In my  diary."  "MaryI Doesn't your diary bring  back any delightful memories? All  mine are charming."  ., "Your memory must be of the eliminating variety���������like that of the surviving* relatives of wicked persons. John's  hinted ^Cartfte.  "It takes more than two quarrels to  break an engagement," said Mary, flip-  ping the pages in her diary. "Our next  one occurred beneath the tree near'the  fourth green." There was something  businesslike in ber manner as she led  the way across the links.  "Like old times," commented Carlyle.  "I haven't arrived at an age to enjoy  living in the past," said Mary crisply.  "The present Is good enough," agreed  Carlyle, as they sat down on a rustic  bench. "I'm glad you are willing to  bury the past."  "I meant nothin* of tbe kind." storm  ed Mary. "We will now take up tne  quarrel tbat marks this spot."  "Why, this ls where I told yon I  loved you!" declared Carlyle. "Let me  see that book." He extended bis band,  but Mary sSook ber head.  "You can't!" she said.  "Little girl, don't you suppose I remember distinctly what happened  here? Instead of reviving old quarrels let's start all over again beneath  this dear old tree." Carlyle's voice was  compelling.  Mary's face was averted as she answered.  "There would be new quarrels. I  make mountains of goir tee-sr  "I'll agree to be compatible to all  your incompatibilities," he smiled. "I  love Mary when she's contrary."  "You think you do, but you don't,"  she quoted. Then, with a scream of  terror, she Jumped on the bench, for  coming toward them was an amiable  looking cow. Mary's terror was not  affected, for she made no distinctions  in bovines.  "Mary," said Carlyle, with a solemn  air, "we are in peril. Here*, that red  book would divert the animal." Before  Mary could protest, her diary was  thrown as a hostage to the enemy.  Carlyle followed her as she fled toward  the clubhouse.  "We might have "Deen killed!" gasped  Mary, sinking into a chair.  Carlyle concealed with difficulty his  elation at the fate of the volume which  kept injuries fresh in Mary's mind.  Then a disquieting thought struck bim.  Suppose Mary's diary were found?  "Mary," he said, "I'll go and find  your book. Some one may read it."  "No, no, no!" cried Mary excitedly.  "You mustn't!"  Unheeding, he moved off.  "Bobby, for my sake don't gol"  There was consternation in her face.  "Why, little girl," be exclaimed joyfully, "there's no danger. The creature has gone by this time."  At this instant a young man In white  flannels came up.  "Pardon me���������but does this book belong to either of you? It's brand new  and had no name ln it���������but I  tbought"-  "Yes, it's mine, thank you," sbe interrupted.  "A���������new���������diary?" queried Carlyle, astonished.  "Yes. I burned the old one four years,  ago"  "Then why did you pretend"��������� began  Carlyle.  "I wanted an excuse to visit our tree  without seeming too sentimental," she  confessed boldly. "You may think  what you like of me."  "I think you are adorable," declared  Carlyle.  "I'm glad I bought that diary," sighed Mary happily. "It will bo so nice  to keep golf scores in. But," as an afterthought, "we'll let the old scores gol"  LEGENDS OF OLD MINES.  The  Value  of  the   Record*  of Paal  Production.  American mining engineers are familiar with speculative schemes, based upon the real or supposed farmer  productiveness of the mines upon  which tbey are started. To say nothing of such enterprises as that of Richard Burton, who thought he had rediscovered in Egypt the sources of Solomon's treasure (itself somewhat mythical), tbere are more recent instances  in abundance. The books of Humboldt and Ward on Mexico gave rise  in the first half of the nineteenth century to an immense and disastrous investment of English capital in the un-  watering of old Mexican gold and silver mines on the strength of reports  from "government archives," showing  their immense production and sundry  legends, accounting for their temporary  abandonment. In the prospectuses of  such schemes, references to pestilence,  war, quarrels among owners, etc., as  the causes of the interruption of an almost incredibly profitable business are  well known feature's.  No doubt all ancient evidence, whether historical or legendary, has its value  for mining enterprises, but it Is well to  bear in mind that Mexican miners did  not usually leave rich ore when they  stopped working a mine, and there is  another proposition, applicable to many  mines outside of Mexico, yet too often  overlooked���������namely, the record of past  production is a measure not of what is  left, but of what is not left, in the ore  deposit of a mine.���������Engineering and  Mining News.  ROCKED IN THE CRADLE OF THE  DEEP.  Rooked in the cradle of the deep,  I lay me down in peace to sleep;  Secure I rest upon the wave,  For thou, O Lord, hast power to save.  I know thou wilt not slight my call,  For thou dost mark the sparrow's fall.  And calm and peaceful is my sleep  Rocked in the cradle of the deep.  WELL, DID SHE?  One Glrl'a Method of Coming* to a De-  cinion on a Very Vital Question.  She was standing on a Westport-cor-  | ner waiting for a car wheu he stopped  \ to chat with her. The subject of en-  . gagements came up. "A girl friend of  | mine once had au awful experience,"  j said she. "Kate had been receiving the  attentions of a young man, whom I'll  call Tom, for several years.   Two or  And such the trust that still were mine, three times he had asked her to marry  Though stormy winds swept o'er tha him, but she had withheld lier answer,  brine , One day he was appointed to a position  Or though the tempest's fiery breath   ' in an eastern city. That night he called  Roused mfc from sleep to wreck and ou Kat(i and asked her agaiu t0 marry  death.  In ocean's' caves still safe with thee,  The germ of immortality.  And calm and peaceful is my sleep,  Rocked in the cradle of the deep.  ���������Emma Wiilard.  AUSTRALIA'S NAVY.  A   Torpedo   Flotilla   to   Be   Formed���������  LocsJiring Defence. |  The long-discussed project of a local  navy for the Australian Commonwealth  him.  '"I need a little time to think it  over,' she said.  " T leave tomorrow,' said Tom.  '"Well, tomorrow night I'll mail you  a letter giving you my answer,' said  Kate. Tom went away and the next  day left the city. Kate thought the  matter over until late in ftie night.  Then she decided upon a plan. She  would write two letters to Tom, seal  them, address and stamp them. They  would look exactly alike. One would  accept  his   proposal,   and   the   other  is about to materialize. ,.     ,    ...    ���������, ...  Capt   W.  R.  Cresswell,   director  oi w^uld reJect lt  SUe would I>lace m&m  naval forces to the Australian Govern- m the Pocket of her coat, go to a train,  ment, has -been spending some time in and just as it started she would throw  England, obtaining provisional tenders one letter aboard the mail car without  for torpedo craft.  He has made the rounds of the im-  trying to see which one it was.  'Kate  carried  out  her  plan.  She  portant  naval  building yards on  the went to the Union depot and just as  Tyne and Clyde,   and   has   now   forwarded specifications and estimates foi  the   construction   of   four   destroyers  an eastbound train started threw ono  letter aboard.   Then she rushed back  aid   f^r" teredo "boats"* to"~Se������tor !n^ ** ^P'** an<i ������l)eyed  &* other  GOOD CHEER AT MEALS.  The Value of Laughter as an Aid to  Digetttlon.  Nothing else will take the place of  good cheer and laughter at meals or  any other time in the home. There is  a vital connection between amiability  and digestion���������between good cheer and  assimilation. Laughter is the best  friend the liver bas and depression or  melancholia its worst enemy. Numerous experiments bave shown that mirth  and cheerfulness stimulate the secretion of the gastric juices and are powerful aids to digestion. Yet, knowing  this, many of us sit as gloomy and ab-  Wrl^^t"tiiTPtlbIeT^  In many homes scarcely a word is  spoken at meals outside of requests for  an article of food.  The meal hour ought to mean something besides supplying a mere animal  function. The bell which calls the  family to the table ought to be the signal for a good time generally, when  all cares should bo thrown oif and everybody appear at his best. It ought  to signalize the time for mirth and  laughter. It ought to be looked forward to by the members of the family as the recess or nooning is looked  forward to by pupils in school as a letup from the strenuous life.���������Orison  Swett Marden in Success Magazine.  Thomas Playford, with whom rests tha letter to see how fate bad decided it  responsibility of definitely placing the for her. With a scream she dropped  orders. , into a seat and almost fainted."  It is not suggested that this force At this point the car stopped and the  should in any way toe a substitute for girl stepped aboard. "Did she accept  the British Australian squadron. It him?" asked the man on the corner as  will be merrfy supplementary to It    | the car started  Capt Cresswell  in the course of an     The   ir, repi'ied, but her words were  interview, very clearly explained    the  ,,_���������_������������������,, u��������� ������,,. ,.������������������k-      ������ ������  views of the Australian authorities up-  droWned ^ Jhe rumble* of .the  car.-  on the subject of the proposed local Kansas City Times.  navy. j .     ���������'   "Our idea," he said, "is to assist tha  Imperial fleet, and not to supersede it  Movinar Comedy*.  "Yes, we are going to move to es-  Our little navy will stand in the same, cape house cleaning."  light to the British fleet that a solitary  watchman does to the organized police  system.  "We propose to begin by building Tip a  torpedo flotilla. I am due back in Melbourne by the middle of June. The  estimates will then come on for discussion, and I think I may, say that the By the way, where are yoh going?"  "scheffieTr^ropose wiirBeXdppted;  "And so are we. If I must confess it  myself, I think it will take the new  tenants two weeks to get rid of all the  rubbish we are-leaving behind."  "The same here. Our house will need  a mop and soap from cellar to roof.  ������������������jrou think you no, nut yotr don't,"  SHE QUOTED.  widow thinks of bis nice eyes and forgets be ever brought tbem.home blackened I" sbe retorted.  "Those were my happiest days," per-  listed Carlyle. "Can't wo bring thorn  back again?"  "To prove our decision of five years  ago was a wise ouo?" sniffed Mary.  ������������������I'd be willing to try it," be dared  her.  "Vory well," assented Mary. "Like  veterans around a stove, we'll refigbt  the battles of tho glorious past."  The plan was made to go from place  to place Is Carlyle's motor and visit  tbe scenes of old quarrels.  "Where flrst?" asked Carlyle as thoy  were speeding down the avenue tbe  noxt morning In his car. "Have you  your guidebook?"  Mary promptly drew forth a red diary.  ������������������Country club," sbe directed,  "lh* quarrel?" ho umllcd when they  were seated in comfortable chairs on  tbe plana.  "Because I was ploasant to Bertie  nillard," sho blushed, "to punish yon  tor being tate."  ������������������Unreasonable of you to be angry because I was late, Mary. In those days  business kept mo tied down."  "������ou wero always late," defended  Mary. "I spent most of my time wait*  Ing for you."  ������������������Thow's Bertie now," said Carlyle.  "But we won't quarrel about bim any  more, tie's married."  ���������There are," admitted Mary, "worn  faults than being late."  "I'm not so busy now, so yon seo oor  aoamOs haven't stood tbt test of Um*"  The Basle In Scotland.  The eagle has grown scarce in tho  British isles. An old record states that  in the seasons 1831-34, inclusive, no  fewer than 171 mature specimens of  the eagle, togethor with flfty-tbreo  young and eggs, wero destroyed In a  single county of Scotland-Sutherland  ���������from which statement one can well  Imagine tho cruel havoc tbat has been  wrought In the ranks of a once vory  common bird of prey. No one denies  tbat the eagle is destructive to game  and lambs, but It soems a pity that so  noble a bird should be so utterly wiped  out of existence, for tbe eagle has many  interesting associations wltb the past  In Scotland a contury or two back  three eagle's feathers were the badgo  of a chief, two of a chieftain and on*  of a gentleman, but more Interesting  still Is tbe fact that the flesh of the  eagle was considered In the seven*  teentb century "a valuable medicine  against tbe gout." Tbe same authority  also states tbat the bird was some*  times eaten by tho hardy blgblander as  part of bis ordinary diet  fa tho Rail of Vain*.  ���������'His father Is in tho hall of fame."  "Why, 1 didn't know tbe old gentle*  man was dead."  "nave to be dead to be In therer  "Sure."  "Well, he Is only In tliere dusting the  busts."       The Limit.  The height of superfluity was yolced  the other day by n coininutor wbo said  that he regarded a certain man, thon  under discussion, as the fourth ball to  a pawnbroker's sign.  Mnxliroomn.  An enthusiast ou the subject of mushrooms says there Is no moro reason  to mistake a good mushroom for a  poisonous toadstool than to confound  nightshade wltb huckleberries. Tho  distinctions are clenr and simple and  easily learned. Real mushrooms nre  known by their beautiful pink gills,  not reaching the stem, which stem carries a well marked whlto woolly ring;  by the very fleshy down covered top,  the delicious and enticing fragrance,  tho firm, white flesh, sometimes Inclined to pink whon cut or broken.  One or two rules ln regard to gathering  mushrooms, we are told, will roraovo  all the peril from the pursuit of tbem.  Examine carefully every specimen you  gather. If at all doubtful, throw It  away. Show It to somebody tbat  knows. Never cook mushrooms unless you know they are gathered by  somebody that knows.  Treier  additional expenditure incumbent upon'  the Commonwealth will he about ������100,-'  000 per annum." ���������  Sir G-eorge S. Clarke of the Imperial  Defence Council, with whom Capt.  Cresswell has been ln consultation, is  understood to favor the scheme. |  At the Admiralty, however, the Idea  of a local Australian navy is not regarded with a very friendly eye.  "The colonial authorities would do  much better to spend money they wish  to lay out upon naval defence in tb  form of a contribution to the Imperii-  fleet," said a well-known flag officer  yesterday,  "Australia must be defended in Euro  pean waters,  the Mediterranean fleet form the  ^'Tb~9Jo'TrstrcW:,~~'    "~  "Whaf Why, that is where we are  leaving." ' ���������>.     ���������  "Well, I declare! Where are you going?"  "To 711 B street."  "Why, that's where we are leaving."  "Great Scott!"  "Gee whiz!"���������Chicago News.  CirouniMpcct,  The voice of conscience began making remarks to the man.  "Bless me," he meditated, "this Is  embarrassing!    Evidently    these    remarks are aimed Indirectly at me. But  The Atlantic fleet and certainly I shduld not listen, for It Is  real said that eavesdroppers hoar no good  bulwarks of those far-off shores.   Let of themselves."  Pursue not a victory too far. Rt  hath eonqnertd well that has made bis  enemy fly. Thou mayest beat him to  a despcratt resistance, which may ruin  Bow Leaved Men.  Do not revile tlie bow logged man,  for be plays an Important part in the  world. It Is estimated tliat 40 per cent  of mankind are bow legged, so numerically this class Is entitled to great  respect Bow legs invariably accom-  pany a robust physique.' We And tbem  one of the conspicuous features of  athletes. Comedians are almost always bow legged. Of the bow legged  geniuses to wblcb humanity points  with pride the most Illustrious e������-  nmples are Caesar, Horace, Napoleon,  Wellington, Schopenhauer and Cavour,  the celebrated Italian statesman.���������Lon-  don Answers,  these forces be defeated and what ia  a local fleet going to do against an  enemy? Any aggression against thd  Commonwealth must have come from  Europe. The colonists themselvei  scarcely seem to realize this.  "Their naval reserves are a very useful force, trained under the British Ad-  Consequently ho turned a deaf ear  to his conscience .and faced the world  smilingly,���������Judge.  Midnight Slipper,  Gunner���������So   the   famous   baseball  player ate a Welsh rabbit before retlr-  mlralty, but a few torpedo craft, which ing and had sorao wonderful dreams?  they may call their own by right   of Were his dreams characteristic of his  purchase, cannot render them less do  pendent upon our battle squadrons than  they are at present.  "Nor can Imperial naval defence ever  be localized, for it moans the mastery  of all the seas."  Way to Solve House Problem,  Now Zealand, the colony of Socialistic, even radical, legislation, has  found a remedy for the housing problem in the enactment of the Workmen's Homes Act. Aocordlng to Mr,  A. A Brown of Dunodln, New Zealand, Washington Star,  who Is visiting in Canada, the remedy  Is proving a cure for the "high-rent"  complaint.  Mr, Brown explained that under this  prcfesslon?  Guyer���������I should say so. Why, bo was  pitching and tossing all night.���������Detroit:  Tribune,  Ilia finlde. ������������������"'"*���������*      Y  "Why ls lt that tho performances of  so vory fow musicians please you?"  "Well," answered Mr. Cunirox, "-NJ  toll you tho truth, r don't know much  about It,   I am merely going by what..  the musicians say of ono another."���������  -dhnniri'tl Iter Mind.  "Well, well, there goes Miss Strong.  oaminir ahm.t *ir.B _ Vn������r  m- tm . a bachelor girl. *! lint's hor hobby."  The Bright Side,  Words of cheer nro words of help;  words of gloom aro words of harm,  There is a bright side and a dark aide  to every phase ot lite ana to every  hour of time, If we speak of the  bright side, we bring the brightness  into prominence; If wo speak of the  dark side, we deepen Its shadows, It  is In our power to help or to binder by  a word any and every ptr������ou with  whom we come In contact  Feed In* Damaged Oral*.  All gruln damnged by dnniptiws r.L,.  be freely fed to poultry If thoroughly  dried out la a hot oven.  Scorch It Just  * >Uttia>  earning about &1C6 a year, or 116 a  weoM. The Government dealt in two  classes of houses���������frame structures, ai  ������SG0, and brick houses, at ������4CO. Those  wore loosed to "workmen" at rental  equaling 6 per oent on the investment. That means about $7.80 per  month for the frame houses and $8.10  for the more substantial class. Ths  Government Is secured by a twenty-  yonr endowment policy on the life of  the "workman," and tf the Insured  dins within the twenty years the Government gets the proceeds of tihe policy.  The widow receives a clear title deed to  the property. If the workman lives till  ?h, <*M of tha* -period tl;-v y:,-.... '." "'.  the endowment go in tht* (V������vi������rnTnt-nt,  and the man gets hit deed, Tho Gov.  ernmont has already commenced the  erection uf houses in Wellington and  Dunedin on this principle. i  New Zealand also lias an "Advanoe  lo fM-u-c-i-i Aa, wnujii i-rovi-jok lot  Government loans of money to farmers  and othfTs, at 6 per cent, to the value  of two-fifths of security. i  The colony's "radical" l#clslathn also  includes a State Fire Innuraneo Co,  formed to fl-arht the exnrtritnnt rates  whi*.!������ the EnglUh coini'aiiUs propoh-ud  to impose.  Egjpllmi  11, in in-,.  Many Egyptian Infants nre never  washed till they are it .war old, it*  tbere Is a prevalent superstition that to  wash them before tliey ntialu Unit age  would be disastrous.  hobby,  "Al! that's changed now. She dropped that hobby for a hubby,"���������Detroit  Froo Press,  reea converted Into Horseflesh.  Two years ago while talking to a  farmer about some feed I wanted I no*  tlcod a vory poor filly picking among  some cornstalks, I asked the prico of  the animal and was told $05.1 said tha  animal was worth that and more, too.  In my opinion, If sho wore only In better flesh. The farmer said, "Woll, I  had rather sell them poor and let tho  othflr fellow do tho foodlm*. heenn.t* J  can always sell my feed." I bought tho  Uii}/ for |b6, also two tons of clover  buy for $28 und fifty bushels of oats  for 35 cents per bimhel, a total of  $110.50 for horso and foed, I kept tho  Ally thirty days, in which time shn rtto  *"������������������ t m nr ftr*rx    liti *'\\ ���������- * "    'tf    r\n* i* ,, .. . 1 I * *t   _  over five gallons per day, and 300  pounds of hny, or about ten pounds  per day; entire cost of food during tho  month, $8.75, nnd her grooming comt  about $2.50. Tho animal Improved so  much that a neighbor of tho party from  whom I hnught hor ntfored too f 1"*i for  her at tho end of the momh, and whon  ! told him th.-it T would t-.iho ft?*** ho tit  onco bought her. No, I think the conclusion is Jiifitlfled that it pays a farm*  er well to ronvcrt his feed into good  horHoflesh before he sells It.-���������Professor  J. O. Ferneyhaugb, State Veterinarian-,  Virginia, nii8_iYi i.t> S'"'"  *%m  w-T-^u-.Jfcyv  m-m -stows. .<e@M3������K&LA9f&, ^mjmsh ������������������Ma?������  . i   : >   ������������������ i   '  I  *   jtiL&JBL %k.J xSLtd  t,t a.-Low.Frice.  Wholesale and Retail.  Sweet and Clean'������ui   ity  (eo;lt>s. $2.65  ~ "  17*  No, 5 j;aptown, Cumberland B.C  ���������mrmammmmt+*.m  For .CAN DIES  #        v     '  #"N OVjBLTJ ES,    PlCTU RES,  Frames and  cleaning  :      is., . ... -     ���������   O  of frames.  .Cumberland  .i.i.   j.., fm-mnnnmiwciui .'  13 ^A. -Ed JBlJ 3E&������p  D-Rj^AjD, Cakes arid .Pjeadeliyer-  J'    ed .daUy :to any part {of, City.  !g������m& * Qmt'ie*  G> H: TA&3������k'L>  H\$t) Grade ������tgye������  and all Kitchen Requirements  gPpRTSMENS Gf)OW  & GEN E RAL H ARD WARE  TRADE MARKS*  DESIGNS,,  COPVRlCHTS &c  Anyone Bonrtlr.R n nketci. anil destirlption cow  ���������fluiii.-iyiacTtHtn, freo.-wheth-: an'lnvimtion I.-,  probably patentable. CoujinuutcationH strictly  confidential. Oldeat agrenoy-iurNueurinff.n'-itniitii  ta-Arocrteo. Wo haro Ht Washmutou office,  -npttenti taken tbrouKh Mmm & Co. roooix.  /Social notfc* In tho  3ilENTlF!0 AifiERIOAN,  tt-M-^Mlly;; Illustrated, .lnrjrost clr<nil������tlon o_  l?S^l'1fr'S,l0^P"rnivi> weekly; farms $.00 a year:  U.5Q al* inoutbB. Speolmon' copies and l������_M������  ���������Bftojg: on J?atb,??*7s uont trop. Aaateu  MUNN   &  CO.,  861 Bto.iUvMi-,, Now Y-ii-k.  .ftaaiCiPo and *.oniun__l������Hfc  There Is btit one way of making Ua,  iii"  ."nloss the water boiling U*  To pour .on water vyoils the tea.  The teapot itse!f Bliould be heated  very hot before the lea is placed in it  fi2jd the boiling water poured on. It  should be scalding hot water, or tho  leaves will float to tbe top.  #0 less authority than Tung Po, the  Chinese poet, is quoted for a recipe for  teaniftking. He says: "Whenever tea  Is to be infused, take water from a running: stream and boil it over a lively  fire. It ie an old on.-Hcm to use running  Water, boiled over a lively fire. Tliat  from springs in the hills is said to b.  best .and river water the next, while  M-i-fll water is lhe worst. A lively tire  is a clear, bright charcoal lire. When  making nn infusion-*, do not boil the water too hastily. At first it begins to  ���������sparkle like era ha' eyes, then somewhat  tihe fish's .eyes and lastly it hoi is up  like pearls innumerable spring!ug and  waving about 'This is the way to boil  water."  A teaspoonful of tea for two cups,  .With one for the pot, is the rule.  Snlntja .Powder  lt*cip������,  ,In Qermany and Italy great honor is  .paid to St. Barbara, but until now no  ���������>ne has been.ablp fo discover the exact  Reason.  A Qe,ripan ,officer tsays '.that she is  ^honored beofiuse .the Invention qf pow-  ,fler is in a large measure due .'to ber.  Berfhold Sctajvarz. a monk, be explains, opened the ;';Lives qf the Saints",  on St Barbara's day and read ths  ptopy /at her msrt^rdpjn, a,fter .which  .^e^ea-s^ned.as follow.s:  "T^i* '^e^t ,of ,-tUe' &&g-fo \was. wblto  ,*s sa;lt,'jt:he soul pf ������etr .���������tormentor was  .black a-s coal, ,and it was sulphur from  (heaven ytdch "punished him for his  cruelty. I will mix these three things,  ������nd it .-will he a ^wonder if .1 do not dis-  fcover ,tbe philojsopher's atone."  He did mix ttyeia, .and as soon gs he  .put the fixture in si fire a tremendous  ^explosion followed. Such, according to  Germain soldiers, was the ^rigin -of  ^runDoyjds1'- ,  EviU of  Polities.  Blithe.rs���������Our old friend, Colonel Beet-  had, is another .instance of the streauoua  life of politics.  Blathers���������How's .thatV  Blithers���������He sued ftp opposition .party  paper for printing a caricature of him,  and the jury decided ���������t-hat tbe picture tittered the colonel.���������TGih'io State Journai.  Goto  JOHN KfcLEODS  jtqr first-class  jDANPY, FRUITS,  CIGARS & TOBACCOS.  WILVAIIP i^ p^psrod to  fill sny Orders /or fc'hvo or  Hesvy HurntiBii, at sfyorjt no }o*i.  Vv  WiLUKU BLOCK.     Cumberland.  mmim  Mining Journajl  -*, >ij -  -ny  stAffofsnytinalinlo'ilpiiblluauoii. '"  Hub������orli������t|nn $3.00 ft jt*\ <<r.*.lu.|  llitf U. 8., t*������i\iwlt*.n, M������*lc������n )tiwtn������r">.  Hnmpla twpy fitm.  ������������oiid ter Poof.  CMiUipnie.  rrniMoATioK i������pii'i!  ������0C Ptorl Struct, Now VorU  ummmmm  AC|'4trant^'j Cure  hr   Piles,  Itohlng, Blind, Ble-nilnjj or Protr Hinp  I'llw. l>rti(������giKH inland imnev u I'A/.'l  OINTMKXT ?������i!*i t������ out. nny eftKc, nn mut  ter ol how !��������������� a aUu'lii*., in v to M dayt,  Firit nppiio'.vtton g{.'������< ���������������.. and 'ent. fitfci,  II vour dmngmt hMn'r it nend SOo \u ,u o \  Md it will be lotwardtd po������t-i������aii] by |'4( ������  ^ed(ctBi) Co., .St" Lenint )\o,  "As I passed yoi;r hoyse last evening," he said, :H thought I (heard Ufl uui  gel singing."  "Yes," she answered Icily. "I wns q.t  the theater last evening. Her eou>in,  however, and bw twin babies were af  our bouse visiting the cook."���������Suay  Stories.  THOROUGHLY CHINESE.  Canton" Ii .Oue  of  the  Oldest   Citle*  I������ the W-oi'ld.  Canton, the capital of the province  of 'Kwangtung, has a population of  about 2,000,000 and Is one of the oldest  cities ln tho world, ,an,d until the port  of Hongkong waa opened i.t was the  ���������xport city of the empire. Its old  walls nnd fortifications, with their o!,<J  guns, are all now obsolete and entirely  neglected, remaining only us monuments of departed ages. Tliey huvo  nove.r been cf service except n������ warning of danger to uu invading foe and  no doubt hc-J. the desired effect until  the lust half century  Canton is siJ.d to be .absolutely nnd  thoroughly Chinese, ,a-nd there |s no  other city'in the empire that Ih more ro,  Thowo it exists today, wjth its narivw  streets, its old temples, lis wealth, its  extremo poverty and -l.tu peculiarly  constructed buildings, ftiul when ono  considers the habits and -n-tetauis of Its  people and thoir achievements In tho  in h so chnracteriHtlc of that country,  Its undent history bo resplendent centuries ago, unless thi.it history is n table, and sees thoro now so much that  Is illthy ami rcpiiHiiitnt to common decency and civilization the present  state of the cgtiutry needs but to be  seen to be condemned.  No stranger ls respected or safe from  insult wltbi!' its lljpjts nn lens he hgs  official or military hoarlng or Is lu  care of a trusty guida-ons of thoir owo  countrymen, armed with plenary U*  conse und power.  Frt-ftndty foe* In Kfntnokr, l*a������.  In tlipee matter! of principle cot ft  hand was raised to prev nt st free  choice. Np feeling of personal h/iued  stood liPtweon those who saw life's duty dllYerniil.v. \ uc.glibur Lo the rl'.Ut  of a little home called one evening on  bis utilgbbor to tbo left Ho klssod tb*  cbiklntn ana snoot iwtuut *im the  ptiriutrt.  "I miif n<>t see you uftulu. Touigtt I  go ip Join Morgan," ho snid.  'Sue host wont to bio HtHo ward*  rnbe, took therefrom his grentcMit,  thrust a pistol tnto Uio pwt.*i. uuu  threw It over the arm qf til* gu**t  Hoth were poor'men. and winter np  preached. The recipient nttempU'd te  return it "No." sold tlu*'dutior~"oo,  you take this coat. Your path ts to Im  <nu������ of privntUi; liouldi'S. I " on't n-*itl  It Tomorrow morning I stun north io  tuiinr M.-r n������>vi iti.t-i'-.i u.u. .jvt.'*.'i(flt.*  to ������pnre, and pisioli* ichi. Vou who y,o  .ouih tnsy litiil n< It'iii i'JimI l.lcwn you,  ���������/limid. Mny ne return to mii't iigfiin.*^  -I'mnk LeiUo'i r������tulw Uouibl������.  A trw.with k'b open aend ia ni-t as like- >  .\y to be attacked with ruUdew as one,that  Is crowded.  Pruning wben thc tree is growing or.in  leaf checks growth. A feeble tree should  Bcver be pruned after growth begins. .  In taking up n treo for tranisplaiiting  the greatest care must be exercised to secure as much of tbe root system as possible.  Anything in the nature of lye will df-  .etroy the apple tree borer or the .young  borer before it penetrates the bark veiv  .far, Lut ouce well in the bark a wire must  be J_sed.  Deep holes in planting a tree are a disadvantage, especially in a clay subsoil. It  is not wine to have a tree stand iu a well  from which the water will not settle  sway. The soil for trees needs to be well  drained.  All wounds on trees are the better for  being painted, tarred or cove-rod with  ���������ome substance to keep out water. Then  ihe bark covers over the wound little hy  little, and no rotting of tho iauer wood  takes place.  ;..��������� '-rs.-*. -ifjjli i^J' I * '���������'���������  <sx���������jnu.g.cr-.������������i-'<-.i*������'. ��������� >.tanm'agar  Strone Proof,  "Subbnbs kwems to be popular nmong  mis neighbors."  "I sbould say he was popular. Why.  when they got up private theatricals  once he was given the principal part, and  Bo one disputed his right to it."���������Phila-  ifelphia Press.  Th������ Mare Stayp.  Kwoter���������Yea, eir, "money makes tha  mare go."  Roter���������That's right. She'll stay until  BJort people m&ko enough money to buy  automobiles. ���������Catholic fitaadard aod  (Wmea.     _  When In Courtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Every convenience for guests.  The Oenttal Hotel for 8jpoi*smen  None but the. Best of \V*i������es and iLi-^uors ,  at the 'Bar.  RATES  REASOIfAfiLE  ���������*���������****-^���������n     i  "i  John Johnston,     Prop  .* ���������*  STAR"  -S|___*___  table  RIGGS and WHYTE Props-  *>���������  |  i  i  t  T  V  'EAMSTERS, and PRAYMEN 4������  'SINGLE-and POUBLE -RIGS*  'For    Hl'R-E.       ALL   ORDERS^  PROMPTLY ATTENDED  TO.J.  I   I���������HIMII I Will ���������-!���������    A*  Ed. SWAIN    Mgr. f  'Third Street   Cumberland.?  J  f.-j*^^4^k|.,--$-^-'*")'<������j'*-^l'  When in OmnliBrla-fl  STAY AT THE   V EN no ME.  lV!t     Alii, (30NVKNIRNOKS   KOH   GlJKS'J'S,  Thk Hah is Suri'WBii with  Best Liquors and Ci};ars  0. fiANNER  ooooo ooooooooooooor  I Livery  0 mikm������m\mW   mmmtJ  Teaming  O I am prepared to  9 furnish Stylish Rigs  O    and do Teaming at  ������      n*a^on-ihlr' rjitc<������  ^D. KILPATRICK  0  Cum HER LAND J.  ������ 0oooooooooooooooo  FOR    PRESENTATION  PURPOSES.  STERLING SILVER TEA SET  QUAD K U-PLHJ SIL VE RELATED TEA and COFFEE H^ETS  CABIiNtETSfor TABLE SILVER  SOLID GOLD WATCHES  LADIES and   GENTS   WESTMINSTER CHI.M ING CLOCKS  SOLI!)     GOLD    flEADEJ)  CANES  ])esigiis Surpaas-hd nowhere  Prices lower tlmri elsewher  Inscription .Engir.ving free and  at  short notice.  STODDART  Watchmaker   and  Jeweller,  ���������--���������^���������M������a_i_rMiMH������a������������a������_i������jn)M*w>'nM������M  WaVeriy ffotel  Pirst-Clap.8 Accommodation  ....at Reasonable S&atea....  BEST OF WINES & LIQUORS.  S. SHO RE,  PROPRIETOR.  INTERESTING        INSTRUCTIVE  "CORRECT   ENGLISH^  how to use it;;  A   M,ON'^HI>y   M.AOA#I.N\K   DEMOTED   TO   THk'  Usk of Kiso.waw.  JiOSKPHiiNjp Tkuok B4jK*eb, Editor.  Partial Consents for tWs Montia.  Course in EngliHh for the Bt^iotier.  Course in Eugiiuh tor the Advauced E^ipil  How to Increase Cue's Vocabulary.  Ti^e Art of Con^er^Vtrm.  ibo...ula a_������..,M'.ould:    JJow ".u JJ-je tht*m.  PtonunoiAuous (Century Diotiouarj^.  Correct English iu thr.  Houu!.  Correct E yli- h in ;,t... S--hi>ol.  Whut to -Say i������u_ VVhar. Not to Say  -������5ours'Hrri^TrtT'r-VVn4ii^--rird-puin!^^  Al.phabc.uu list <,f AbhrevwTwinB.  KusmeHrt Eiigli.-h .for the Business Man  Coinpouiul y\'.o-ii:    How to Write Them.  StucUea in ifiugil_ii1 LiU'rature.  $1 aYetar   fiend 10a i'or|iai������ple copy  COKiflcT YMLMi, ������van:ston,ril.  Nurseries and Seedhoases  Large etock <of HOM.E GROWN  .Fruit and Ornamental Tree*** now I  matured for tbe Fall Trade.  No expense, loss or������delay af ium>  .gation'dr innpeciion.  Headquarters i'vr -Paciific Coaat |  grown Garden, Field, ai.<d Flo-w-fjr \  Seeds in season.  BEESUPPLJES, Sruy Pump������  'WhiileOil Soap,Greenhouse Plaiv^i  Cut F awer'���������>, iBulbs for Fall ?Uot-  JORv  We  do  buBinese  ������n  o,iar  owa  }?-ou.Dd-{i^-tK������ rent to  pay awd  ere  prepBred lo meet all competition.  Let ine price jour liftfc before plac-  ing your ordar.  Cat^lo^uc   Fjree,  ' M. J. HENRY  34M0 W^tttfMwrter Road  Vancouver B. C.  BTEON CRAWFORD  COURTENAY. B.C.,  j.iRliEUEJ4  of    oistejn Cattl^ jCiies-  ter VVl.ii* Pij^s,,   liafied I'lymotit  ko.c*kb., ,&.c.  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Kn_H-.h 4 x HU11TOV alw..yH ou tai> i hIkh, tho 'hiikmih MIIAV AUKBK  HKKIi^���������AiiIumu i, Mi'bniiiiii'i, S<jh >tz, *y, "OU) ORHJV WRAKO"  KUDfcH WHhKV,        8������*t Vin������n and LUjuon of nil kind*.  tha Uoard'mf, *nd ItodQioji ll p.irtim.nt, imler the imuuw/jaia mii-iriuti/udcitoe ot Mm  Dftvi., will bu fui)ud Fii4 olun iu ovory rexpeut,  HATEi,  $1 oa per tmyvowwrdm,  mem  Campbell's : BAKERY  ��������� Pino BpltoHoc of GA5B8 nlwr.ya oa hand.  FBEBH BBEAD every day,  Order* for SFF.OJAL   AJCfiB promptly atttttd������4 to.  Bunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland.  . .     l���������H  RHBfe'������/&W.*< a:  I  To Cui'e a CoM in One Day S  Tako Laxative BrUttiG ^llkllie Tabtets. JS f*uL gk;every  s^^Misoaknt������eoufaiHtti3BOQth������.      TOi iSgDitare9 w# -/SCc^nrvt_*^ boi. 25c.  rt^^mmm jB*S*Z*****ZTT-r  ^������WI****~-������"  fPHE IfffiWS, CTOBERLAND,. BRITISH .OTLTJWBTA.  THE CUMBERLAND J^EEWiS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,    ���������    -      -       M<3JR  ;il3������BS6rf������^**W..-'0t^ifcX*^!->*--W**-!������5fw.i-������:. r*wrJ3-W-*Sfcta*  The columns of Tm NtXYsare o_eu bo nil  ������ ho wiab to express therein views o ma t-  ters of publio intt-reac.  While we do uot hold ourselves re 'insi-  Lie for the uUeraupes of correspondent., we  eaerve the right of deciding to insert  ouuaunioations unnecessarily personal.  WEDNESDAY,      Sept    5   i906  Ktmaimalt & jtoiio Rj  Honey For Her.  Mr. Cuil���������i Urcaini'd the other iiijrh  $faat I wus poiiiK armiiid in i-nirs  Fortniif Tiller - Aii.ti.ui in* ,::).**. mmu-'j.  .Mr. (hill���������Hops il, really, ma'nni?  Fonmie Tfllor Yi>s. iiid.-d One do..  has, pitsAse.���������Philadelphia Press,  A Draft.  Mis. O'Brady���������Suuie, I want to hniu  twint.v joiui.la. Caii 1 uruw it oui gi.id-  if I warn it? '      ���������  Posimustei---In*)n<le. Mrs. ()'iti*:������ !���������-  you vsiss ih-inv ii o*n -u;.;,..,. ,v li yon t,i\  mo a waku's notice.��������� Puudi.  s. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.  ���������vicTOsaiA���������coMoac     ^oxjte  Sails from Vktoria Tuesday, ���������? a.m., for  Nanaimo, -calling -ax Nortih Saanich  Cowichan 'Bay,, Maple Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands wtben freight  o* passengers offer.  -Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox.  (Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 sun., for  Union Bay .and Nanaimo.  &e*ves .W.wat*������������> 'ftorsday, ,7 ia.-*****., for  ConvMc a twi-.way .ports,  4_������ves Comox f-nidsiy, 7 mm., <for Nanaimo and way ports.  ���������Suitstoots* $a*nai.i*vio Friday, ? p.m., for  ���������ViQtom.veJliiinK  at'toper and-Then?  lJsl.inds,'CHaitofi. Maple (Bay, Cowichan   Bay  and   North   S uinich   when  ind^hx and  passengers offer  lN������rih  S.ianich  when tide and weather  conditions permit.  VAEfSOTjy-RJR - NANAIMO - LADY  STHjELiP   BOUTE  * S. *      ������������������dOA.W   ������������������$,)**.!q-fronwMmailM f'>r   'Vancouver  ���������daily, esfcpt Saturdays and   Sundays. ,7  ���������a.m  S-uls from  Nanaimo for   Vancouver,  Aim j'days, at 8 a,m.  Sails from Natiaiiwa ion iad/smilh,  ���������Fridays and S a tu relays a* 5 $'���������> p.m.  Soil's foam Ladysmith for Niinamv.  Siiinw-dayc at 6 a.m.  Sub from Vancouver for Nj*n.inm*  daily, exsept Saturdays anol  Sundays a:  ���������1.30 p.m.  '.Sails from Vancouver ifW -Minaimn,  Saturdays .11 2.30 p.m.  TIMETABLE lOTBCTlVE  JUNE iii, 1006  VIOTORtA TO WELLINGTON.  Mnturday &  yio, 4���������Hniv.ii.v  #.M.  ....  ..De 4.00  4 28  5 21  5 5;*  Wo 2-Daily.  Oe 9 0$ ......,.,Vwitdui  ���������������������   0,28 OoldHtM-im  *'  ** I0.JM.  ** 41.00  iAt tm.  . ,K'*eiiig'*   ������������������  Duuuun'i),...  .Naimimo,,.,  Wellington,.,  v M.  11  7 37  Ar, 7 BB  WELLING  "li TO VICTORIA,  VVndnesdiiy,  Saturday &  Ko,l���������!)all Ni| S-HundH.v  De,  8.0ft WelUiiKton.,, De. 400  t*   8,20 Nunaim.'  "   * !���������'���������  10 02 Do-'O'inV,,..,  ���������'   55ft  ��������� * 10,42 Koon<���������*n  "   7 tf7  ������ lt.*8 ColditrMW...... "   ������.������'2  Ar UM,..,,..Vlotorli.  Ar lilts  Thousand Mile and CommuutHon Ticket,-- en sale, uood over rail and t������te*u..ei  line*, At two und one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and ������teiimer������ for Excur.  lions, 1*4 teduc-td riles for panics may  be *tt*������gtd fot nn application to thc  Dirt, Pmi. Agent At Victoria,  The Company reserves the right to  change'without previous notices-earner*  tailing dates and hours of tailing.  .Exuiriion'-Mulcts on ante (������������������**���������*��������� ������m! *v  til Ktatioflf, good ior %ouiy% jmumy. 3.������-  nrtUy and Sunday, returning not later  Jn������n Monday,  J|������ W. TROUI',Q������n. Sup, BO. Oo������rt 8������ir,  Qth. COURTNIIX, Wit Krt, * !������*������. Ag.  ". ��������� ������������������.���������'iiii"       '    ��������� ���������"  KOTI0E.  Riding on looomolivog and  rail  may o������r������ 0! (he Union  Holliery  Company hy any pernon  .������r  \at  pnns���������tvxcortt train crow-���������hi strictly  {trobibited.   Kmployeeu are sub*  ect to diBmiesal for allowing same  Br order  Fbancw D Lirat  Afanagor.  Jlo Roorm For ������;-.��������������������� ������������������^���������iSntxn  nt.  A,Uhi������ill;+--Tllli:'Jl;'   ..-    J..; . -iMI-r.,*.;..   I (l .1*  ar* few peiao-,;. whw w*vi (i.i.ii id* nl  Stebidns���������That* th������ i-cusua, I s=n;.n!w  why murrld!{''s ure wuuvtiuu-s Lain,'/.-  Buoton Tran������cript.  aroorntTif: a Ktor.  Miss-On 11���������Mr. .lonhlrn* was tolliiu: m<  JKiout a i-cminkaWf tmipule ho has in hit-  aquarium.  Miss (Jill���������Wliat wns roraarkalile abotv  ���������It?  *iiss <3ull���������V\'liy, ,be saya wh������n 'he gc:  ,it it was ouly an inch l"n>,'. but -in a wet-i*  ���������or so it bad .#rown two ,fe.t.���������Phitadel  ?hia Press.  Hl������ Exalted  MifMlon,  Womttn of the House���������You've -been  bore halt a dozen rimps nnd pot nothing,  i'ou oiiRht 'to bnv������ learned Honit'thing by  ibis tim*. Wh*t do you ike������p -������u coming  for? '���������'������������������..  Tuffoid K'RUtt <witbiiinpws-\t* dljrnity)  ���������1 ain't ao common ;tiamp, ma'am. I'm  ���������around stadyin t-oiiditiwa.-iGb.icaj;o T^ib  .���������one*.-'-  A\ Cent* mt !>>**.  -fin'ks���������Why arc you forever <)������tlli������rit>g  me nbout that bill I owe you?  Minks���������I need the niouey.  Jinks���������Then you buftht to be *ble to  eymRWJilze with me. I need th. uaonc-v  -too.  A Hnngrry Manlelan.  During the siejic of Ladysmith a,n o'  fleer who was organizing a concert, te  keep up his men's cheerfulness heai'.  of a sergeant in the'-(tortious who w.j-  said to be a performer He found tt"*  suid sergeant and asked hiui lo oor  tribute hi? services.  ���������The-sergeant* wns sorry, but said h>  ���������".couldn't."  -!_Wby_.!!_Bald the officer, "you do plav  i<  The dri������k 'of strong- men and healthy women  flomet bi ng, don't you V"  "I did. sir."  "Well, what's your instrument?"  "The bones, sir-but I've ate enir*  NnmlnR 4he Child.  Now. necessarily when the new (jtrl  Imby arrived there wu������ uiuch discus*  sion iiinong the members of the family  as to what her iiuuio should Oe.  "We will call her Geraldlna," said  the fond mother  "Why not call her EsmeraldaV" said  the first -grandmother. "I saw that  nanif In a story mice and always want*  .ed to try It on a baby."  "Oh, .murmured the second grandmother, "that would never do. Let u������  ������all her Function,"  "But don't you think Eltcssa ia a  pretty name, and bo odd. too?" put ln  one of the aunts.  "Excuse me, ladles," vonturod the  poor fat hor,-who sat near by, "but you  oeem to forgot that we are trying to  dud n name for a human bcluy aud uot.  tot a  Ave  cent  cigar."  Fentlnln. Flnnnolerlnnr.  He���������You owe me ten Ulsscul Pay opt  Sho   Explain, sir!  He���������I won tbem I Yeu know very well  I wagered a dou'U gloves agalust ton  kisses and won! I-  Sbe���������Oh, but kisaos. you know-  He (flrmly)-Klsaes should bo pnld  Just as religiously us any oilier debt.  Sbo (thoughtfully)-.)ust tbo aamo av  a uoteV  "yea"  ���������Or a chockr  n'pg."  "Or-or t draftr  "Cprtalnlyl"  "Thou, you poor fellow, I'll giv������ jrou  t draft oo tmunmal"*  0������lr Aoi������Mi Th#M.  -lam-at bad boon an autocrat In bli  homa, and whon be went to icbool be  waa greatly astounded to too told that  he moat do (bla thing and that ho suit  oot do tlut After dlaobeylng *v*ry  m\e ot the school and bolaig reproved  be waotod to koov the "whys" of tt  "Because you disturb tbt other boys,"  lit was toll "I don't fhlnU t iltitnrb  thnro." he repHnd thoughtrull*?. Ml think  I tmuM tb-uin."  Compiled by the Agricultural Editors  of the Family Herald and  Weekly  Star of Montreal,   at tho request  of     Hundreds       of    B-eadeoB.  IT     AJS   11E KAD.fjRjEUB  niorBrewi'  ���������R  Is The Best  BottUftd or in  Fiiirrtjl-s*.  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BOOTH!, PrDprntoi,  TO  CDUE A COLD IIT ONE DAY' '  Tvk LAX-XTIVR HROMO QUININE Tab- j  lo'.i     Au Uiii)i)ji-t*i n-iuiid tho nu iu'*. if it '  ftiilti Ut euro.     " K, W. (���������Jr"'i-'n Kigmikurt* ib !  ... .hi..!1. Ivix ,    "'.1.-. I  Cooko Cotton Root Compotmi  Tho groat) Utorlne Tonic, esii  only aiio effectual Monthly  lletjulator on which women cam  doji,:!Hl, Poid tn threo degrooi  ot Btrongtli���������No. 1, *l; No. 9,  10 dogTooa stronger, Pi tto.%  ior Hpoulol otiHos, 85 por box.  'uv all (ImgaislA, or ?*>-:.  nrapa'td  on tocnTpt oi prlo**  -.'   u-    -*  ������ Five jmuipUcC. Adilrcust Yti  ���������BPflKWICOIO!NKOA..Topr--������ITO..OUT. iformerlvWf  "  lfealM������ P-alfftnot*  For-Msn Vlnltor (In Mexieoi-Whatl  D.M!    I .     .1 .,    I ... ,.ltt, ,.,,,, ,,    h,l 11  V  >SiM   BWlt   IMIV   .������y..������   vv. .,������... v..   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THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ������**%****%M**-M.****������*t*������*f*^  M^0mwme*ie**eeee*eei**ee**i*e**e***********e**e**e  EBEN HOLDEN  By IRVING BACHELLER  *"  Copyright.   1900.   by    LOTHROP   PUBLISH IN  ���������A. .������. .*���������.���������. .*. --*. a..*. JL AaTnti J    "  (Continued)  -But ror uncie ed," she aoaea, Mi  think I should have done so, for I  had given up all hope of you."  "Good old Uncle Eb!" I said. "Let's  go and tell him."  He was sound asleep when we entered his room, but woke as I lit the  gas.  "What's the matter?" he whispered,  lifting his head.  "Congratulate us," I said. "We're  engaged."  "Hev ye conquered her?" he inquired, smiling.  "Love has conquered us both," I said.  "Waal, I swan! Is thet so?" he answered. "Guess I won't fool away  any more time here 'n bed. If you  children '11 go in t'other room I'll slip  into my trousers, an' then ye'll hear me  talk some conversation."  "Beats the world!" he continued,  coming in presently, buttoning his suspenders. "I thought mos' likely ye'd  hitch up t'gether some time. 'Tain't  often ye can find a pair s' well matched  ���������the same style an' gaited jest about  alike. When ye goin' t' git married?"  "She hasn't named the day," I said.  "Sooner the better," said Uncle Eb  as he drew on his coat and sat down.  "Used t' be so 't when a young couple  hed set up an' held each other's ban's a  few nights they was ready fer the minister. Wish't ye could fix it fer 'bout  Crissmus time, by jingo! They's other things goin' t' happen then. S'pose  yer s' happy now ye can stan' a little  bad news. I've got t' tell ye. David's  been losin' money. Hain't never wrote  ye 'bout it���������not a word���������'cause I didn't  know how 'twas comin' out."  "How did he lose it?" I inquired.  "Waal, ye know that Orv Barker-  runs a hardware store in Migleyville���������  he sold him a patent right Figgered  an' argued night an* day fer inore'n  three weeks. It was a newfangled  wash b'iler. David he thought he see  a chance t' put out agents an' make a  great deal o' money. It did look jest  as easy as slidin* down hill, but when  we come t' slide���������waal, we found out  we was at the bottom o' the hill 'stid  o' the top, an' it wan't reel good slidin'.  He paid Ave thousan' dollars fer the  right o' ten counties. Then bime by  Barker he wanted him t' go security  fer fifteen hundord b'ilers thet he was  Levin' made. I tol' David ho hedn't  better go in no deeper, but Barker he  promised big things an' seemed t' be  sech a nice man 'at fin'ly David he up  nn' done it. Waal, he's hed.'em t' pay  fer, au' tho fact is it costs s' much t'  sell 'em it eats up all the profits,"  "Looks llko a swindle," I said indignantly.  "No," said Uncle Eb, "'tain't no  Bwiudlo. Barker thought ho lied a  gran' good thing. He"got fooled, an'  tlie fool complaint is very kotchln'.  Got it myself yours ago, an1 I'vo been  doctorln' fer It over sence."  Tho story of David's undoing hurt  us sorely, lie luul gono tlio wny of  most men who left the farm late in llfo  with unsatisfied ambition.  "They shall never want for anything  so long as I hnvo my health," I sold.  "I have $400 in the bank," said IIopo,  "aiivl blnill give them every cent of it."  ������ 'Tain' anthlii' t' worry ovor," snid  Uncle Kb, "If I don' never lose tnore'n  n llttlo money I shan't feel torriblo  had. We're nil young yit. Got moro'n  n million dollars wuth o' good health  right hero in this room. So woll I'm  "Rimmed uv it, Man's moro decent if  he's a lectio bit sickly. An' thot thero  girl, Bill, '8 agreed t' marry yel Why,  '(lrutlior bev bor 'a this hull city o' New  York,"  ...-������������������ - i ^ ...r  ;t Mt tad I," was my answer.  "Waal, you oin' no luckier 'n slio Is���������  not a bit," he added, "A good man's  letter 'n a gol' mine���������or'ry time,"  "Who knows," tn Id IIopo. "Ho mny  he president somo day."  ''Ther's ope thing I hate," Undo Eb  ,. continued. "That's tho ideo o' hevla'  - v$e woodshed an' barn an' garret full  .0* them internal wash UiJert*. 1. cunt  take no accent caie uv a ho������u Untie 'u  the stuhle--they'ro bo piled up. Ouo uv  'em tumbled down top o' me t'other  day. 'Druther 'twould *a' boen a panther. Made me s' mad I took n club nn'  knocked mat \> der into u cocked hut.  'Tain't right! I'm sick o' tho sight uv  ������������������m.w  "They'll mtiko n good bonfire somo  day J' snid Hopo.  "Don't bdh'vo they'd hum," he an*  swerod sorr*'fully. "They're tin."  "Couldn't we bury 'em?" I suggested.  "IW> n purty oi������tIy funeral," he an-  ���������wert'd thoughtfully. "Ye'd hev t* dig  a hole deeper 'n Tupper"* dlnjrle,"  "Couldn't you glvo them awny?" I inquired.  "Waal." said he, belying himself to I  un?* or tooircco. -y&v ve trieQTnet. Gin  'em t' everybody we know, but there  ain't folks enough���������there's such a slew  o' them b'ilers. Wo could give one t'  ev'ry man, woman nn' child in Faraway an' hev enough left t' fill an acre  lot. Dan Perry druv In t'other day  with a double buggy. We gin him one  fer his own family. It was heavy t*  carry, an' he didn't seem tf like the  looks uv it some way. Then I asked-'  him if he wouldn't like one fer his girl?  'She ain't married,' says be. 'She win  be some time,' says L Take it along."  Bo he put in another. 'You've got a sister over on the turnpike, hain't ye?*  says I. 'Yes,' says lie. 'Waal,' I says,  'don' want a hev her feel slighted.'  'She won't know 'bout my hevin' 'em,'  says he, lookin' 's if he'd hed enough.  'Yis, she will,' I says. 'She'll hear uv it  an' mebbe make a fuss.' Then we piled  In another. 'Look here,* I says after  that, 'there's yer brother Bill up there  'bove you. Take one along fer him.*  'No,' says he, 'I don' tell.everybody,  but Bill an' I ain't on good terms. We  ain't spoke fer more'n a year.'  "Knew he was lyin'," Uncle Eb added, with a laugh. "I'd seen him talkin'  with Bill a day er two before."  "Whew!" he whistled as he looked at  his big silver watch. "I declare it's  mos' 1 o'clock. They's jes' one other  piece o' business t' come before this  meetin'. Double or single, want ye t'  both promise me t' be hum Crissmus."  We promised.  "Now, children," said he. "'S time  V go t' bed. B'lieve ye'd stan' there  swappin' kisses 'till ye was knee  6prung if I didn't tellye t' quit."  Hope came and put her arms about  his neck fondly and kissed him good  -night ���������--��������� ���������-���������-���������-  her spoke:" '        " v  "Why not?" I inquired.  "Never 'd hev hed a chance," Uncle  Eb added.  We were two weeks at home with  mother and father and Uncle Eb. It  was a delightful season of rest ln  which Hope and I went over the sloping roads of Faraway and walked in  the fields and saw the harvesting. She  had appointed Christmas day for our  wedding, and I was not to go again to  the war, for now my first duty was to  my own people. If God prospered me  they were all to come to live with us  in town, and, though slow to promise,  I could se* it gave them comfort to  FASHION S REALM.  EVERY FLOWER THAT GROWS REPRESENTED IN THE MILLINERY WORLD.  int UUPEY TREE.  Im th* Sprln* Hat There Ie m, Distinct Mode For Different Types mt  Beauty ��������� Black and "White Effect*  Smart and Serviceable.  The status of the fashionable spring  hat haa been settled. There are several authoritative styles, for Dame  Fashion ia trying to please all of her  admirers; consequently there is a distinct mode for all the different types  of beauty. In the forefront of smart  millinery ranks, however, is the  French sailor with round brim and  I mushroom crown. There are variation  of this modish shape that are very  chic. The hat Illustrated is a good example  carried  out  in  black   milan  "Did Bill prance right up like a  man?" he asked, his hand upon her  shoulder.  "Did very well," said she, smiling,  "for a man with a wooden leg."  Uncle Eb sank into a chair, laughing  heartily and pounding his knee.  It seemed he had told her that I was  coming home with a wooden leg!  "That is the reason I held your arm,"  she said. "I was expect'ng to hear it  squeak every moment ,as we left the  depot. But when I saw that you walked so naturally I knew Uncle Eb had  been trying to fool me."  "Purty good sort uv a lover, ain't  he?" said he after we were doue laughing.  "He wouldn't take no for an answer,"  she answered,  "He was allwus a gritty cuss," said  Uncle Eb, wiping his eyes with a big  red handkerchief ns he rose to go. "Ye'd  onghtor bo mighty happy, nn' ye will  too. Ther' ain' no doubt uv It; not a  bit. Trouble with most young folks is  thoy wan' t' fly tew high those days.  If they'd only fly clus enough t' tlie  ground bo they could allwus touch ono  foot they'd be all right. Glad ye ain't  thet kind."  We wero off enrly on tho boat, an fine  a summer morning as ovor dawned.  Wlmt with tho grandeur of the scenery  and tho sublimity of our happiness It  was a delightful journey wo had that  dny. I folt tho penco and beauty of  tho fields, tho majesty of tlio mirrored  (.'Hits and iiioiintniiiN, but the fair fnco  of her I loved was enough for mo,  Most of the day Undo Eb Kiit near us,  and I romombor a woman evangelist  camo and took a sent besido him  awhile, talking volubly of tho seeno.  "My friend," said Bho presently, "aro  yojju Christian?"  " 'Foro I answer I'll hov f toll yo a  story," said Undo Kb. "I recolloe' a  man by tho namo o' Rannoy over 'n  Vermont, IIo wns a pious mun. Got  Into an argument, un' a feller slapped  hlra In tho face. Rannoy turned t'othor  side an' then t'other, an' tho feller kep'  a slappin' hot an' heavy. It was Jes'  like strappin' a razor for half a min-  nit. Then Rannoy sailed In-gln him  tho wunt llcklu' ho over hed.  " 'I declare; snyu another man after  'twas all over, T thought you was a  Christian.'  " 'Am up to n cert'ln p'int,' soys he,  ���������Cau't go tow fur, not *n thoso parts-  men aro tow poworful. 'Twon't do  ���������loss ye wan* t' die suddon. Whon he  horrnn prmndln' uv tno I aoo T wan't  eggznc'ly prepared.'  " 'Frnid 's a good deal thet way wltb  most uv us. Wo'ro Christians up to a  cert'ln p'int. l-Vr ono thing, I think if  n nuin Ml stan' still nn' soo hlmsolf  knocked Into the n<>x' world he's a  liM'tlc tew gjod fer tins."  Tlio good lndy begun to preach nnd  i."--*-. i'or nn hour Undo V.h sat Us.  toning, nun bio to get m a worn, vt u������'i������  nt hint she Ifft hilil lie cuine to Us, a  look of rdli'f In Ills faco.  "X b'lieve," mild ho. "if Balaam's ass  he&.l.eeu rode by a wuuiau ho never 'd  Be had told her that I was coming  home ivith a wooden lino)  know we were to be for them ever t  staff and refuge.  And tbe evening before we came  back to town Jed Feary was with us,  and Uncle Eb played bis flute and  sang the songs that had been the delight of our childhood.  [CONTINUED.]  That Was All.  A young girl who is always trying  some new thing was present once  when the doctor set a neighbor's broken arm. She was sure that she knew  exactly how it was done and rather  anxious4o-put-her.naw_know.ledgeJnto,  practice. Some time later a hen out  in the chicken yard broke its leg. The  girl directly announced that she meant  to set it "and make it as good as  new." Accordingly it was put into a  plaster cast and left for the proper  length of time to knit. When the day  came to take off the cast the girl ran  out to the henhouse in great eagernesu  to see tbe result. Presently there was  a scream that brought every member  of the family to her side. The chicken  was jumping miserably over the ground  sidewise instead of directly forward.  You know a hon's leg has a crook.  Well, she had crooked it tho wrong  way, that was all.  One of thf Most Curious Growths et  the "West Indies.  jj The cupey, or, as it is sarcastically  called in the English possessions, "the  attorney," is one of the most curious,  as it is one of the most picturesque,  denizens of the virgin forests of the  West Indian islands. It belongs to the  parasitical family of trees or plants;  but, terrible to relate, it Invariably,  with the basest ingratitude, destroys  all life In the unfortunate tree that  cherishes it In its early growth. The  seeds are borne on the wings of the  wind and deposited on the branches  of other trees, when they burst into  roots, which' are dropped toward the  ground nil around tho "nurse" tree.  In time these roots reach the ground  and strike into the soil.  From this moment the roots grow  stronger and stronger until they resemble a lot of rope ladders thrown over  the tree. Next the parasite sends down  a great cord, which twines around the  trunk of the supporting tree, at first as  though in loving embrace, but li grows  tighter and tighter, eventually strangling its benefactor out of existence.  The nurse tree thus killed rots to decay, and from the immense fibrous  roots of the destroyer now springs a  great trunk, which rises high into the  air. When a cupey Is full grown it  presents a magnificent spectacle, for  the cordlike root rises often to fifty or  sixty feet and supports in midair tho  vast tree itself.  Aliens In Old London.  Here is a curious report of the aliens  ln London in the yoar 1567: "Thero  being a great Increase of foreigners in  tho city, her majesty ordered the lord  mayor to tako tho.name, quality and  profession of nil strangers residing  within tho city of London." Thjo list  was headed by the item, "Scots, 40."  Other nations wore represented by  "French, 428; Spaniards and Portuguese, 45; Italians, 140; Dutch, 2,030;  Burgundlans, 44; Danes, 2; Llegcols, 1."  Shark's Tnll For Luck.  Attached to tho extromo ond of the  bowsprit of a sailing vessel thoro may  sotnotlmos bo seen a ploco of somo material that looks ronmrkably llko leather. Tills seeming piece of leather is  really a shark's tall. It ls placed thero  bocauso tho sailors think that it augurs  good luck, believing that pleasant voyages will bo thoir lot whllo it remains  thoro, Instead of tho bowsprit tho tall  is nt times nailed to tho top of ono of  the masts.-London King.  A BLACK ASJ> WHITE CREATION.  "Straw. About the rather high crown it  a soft silk scarf in black and white effects. At the side are a bunch of white  ostrich tips and a full algret. Black  and white hats are the acme of smartness for spring, and there is nothing  better suited to a not too elaborate  wardrobe, since they go well with almost every costume.  "J1lC~stfi^i���������ina^KT'trai?~hifft^'trlm'm'ed"  with what is termed a market bunch of  roses and foliage, with the inevitable  cachepeigne of velvet or ribbon to give  the desired tilt, is to be advocated as a  charming model for spring.  It seems as though every flower that  grows is being represented to suit the  individual taste of purchasers. The  smart looking plumes and tips that  have been so much in evidence the past  few months are giving place to floral  effects, and the windows of the millinery shops are gay with flowers of every description.  The mushroom crown promises to remain with us. The newest Paris creation has af^mther high crown, with a  brim wide at'tho, back and quite narrow in tvon%.witHf^suddon dip at the  very center. lAn'ot%^tE|ushroom shape  has a crown sd-wldo'-l&foijoom is left  for only about three' lucres . or so of  downward curving brlmi ��������� Thl^shape  Is generally wreathed'around with llttlo flowers and foliage arranged $n>a  simple way. V   ',''' ''  Tullo hats, as well as those of the  finest hair braids workod into tho semblance of Irish guipui* or point de  veulse, aro bolng fashloaed for spring  wear, and many of these are wreathed  With gold tinsel roses or trimmed with  MARIE ANTOINETTE.  Different.  ���������'Why don't you olopo with herl*  "But, good gracious, man, If you are  porfoctly willing for mo to marry your  daughter I cannot soo tiny object to bo  attained by our eloping."  "Can't you? How will It bo If I of.  fer you half of what I save on tbo wedding ?"-IIous ton Post.  The Main Point.  "What do you think? That boas poll-  tfcian says he has divorced himself  from polities."  "J.hen l it bet he secured uuujouj."  Common sons������ in nn uncommon do-  groo is what tbo world calls -wisdom.���������  Colerldgo.  -mm. .^mmmmammmr*   '"��������� ""������������������" "���������"" ������������������������������������  lhaw In n Nntihell.  Yoari ago Bernard Shaw furnished ���������  biographical sketch of himself to an  English nowspapor. It Is said to bt  still correct except as to bis bachelorhood, nnd it runs thus: "I am a bachelor, nn Irishman, a vegetarian, an atheist, n toototnlor, a f������nnt)f\ n humorist  a fluent liar, a soda) democrat, a lee������  turer and dobator, a lover of music, a  fierce opponent of the present status ot  women and an inslster on tbt serious  In art."  VBICOBXl HAT Of OUIPUBB laAOm,  buncues ot tlie Base, from thc centers  of which spring tufts of feathers or  dusters of tail black or white ospreys.  In spite of tbelr popularity, bowover,  thoso tinsel flowers very soon tarnlsb,  while ��������� shower of rain would most  likely reduce them to an unwearabls  condition.  Th* trlcornorod ehnpoan soon In one  of the cuts ls a charming affair In  cream colored guipure lace. A bugs  osprey and a cluster of pale yellow  roses art tbt only ornaments.     ������������������  AMI VATIKHU.  Two Dramatic and Contrastln* Episodes In Her Life.  Thistelton-Dyer, in his "Royalty In  All Ages," describes two dramatic  and tragically contrasted episodes in  the life of Marie Antoinette, the lovely  and ill fated queen of France. Once,  in the days of 'her greatest popularity,  when she went to the opera of "Iphi-  genia," when Achilles came to the line  "Let us sing and' celebrate the queen,"  he turned toward the radiant young  sovereign and sang two additional impromptu lines of charming compliment.  This graceful and unexpected homage  so delighted the audience that "all was  shouting and clapping of hands, and���������  what never happened at the opera before���������the chorus was encored, and  ���������there���������were���������cries���������of���������iLong-~liv.e~the-  queenl' at which expression of feeling  her majesty was so affected that she  shed tears."  On the next occasion, when Marie  Antoinette's sun of popular favor had  set and she. was nearing the tragic  close of her life, one of the actresses in'  "Unforeseen Events" bowed to her as  she sang tbe words "Ab, how I lovo  my mistress!" In a moment all was in  uproar, and the theater was full of  hoarse, angry cries of "No mistress!  No master! Liberty!" and "No master!  No queen!" and it was some minutes  before the tumult quieted down and it  was possible to proceed with tho play.  SOUPS AND BROTHS.  They Are Stimulating, hat Have Little Nutritive Value.  Soups and broths made of tho meat  pieces alone and without tho addition  of meat substance, eggs, vegetables or  cereals hnvo llttlo nutritive value, although they do possess stimulating  ^properties.  'iA dog would starve to death In ton  daj*B If fed upon beef broth puro and  simply,  Soup Y-Bjterferes wltli digestion whenever a fulltoenl ls oaten. I consider it  as being entirely superfluous nnd advise its discontinuance ln a substantial  dinner menu,  Soup, bolng practically all water,  plays an important:1 fcart in conjunction  with the lurgo quantities of other  liquids Injected during uiealtlmo in do-  laying and interfering ������wltb digestion  and laying a foundntloh for stomach  troublo, Through it and tho other  liquids used tbe stomach Is not only  overfilled and unnecessarily burdened,  but tho gastric socretlons ore so weakened by dilution that tbey can act but  slowly upon tho food mass, Here  again we havo tho food remaining in  the stomach for too long, a period, and  there is likely to be produced all of tbe  symptoms and signs of an Intoxication  due to tbe absorption Into tbe system  of tbo products of decomposed foods.  Soup eaten by Itself or with a Hgbt  meal, as a rule, does not apt harmfully,  -What to Eat  ..������'  Card mtlqaetta,  "Hand ln a lot of cardii," said tbt  tlllfl   WoUiilU, (  "Why?" wau the hurried,Inquiry.  "Woll, If you don't band 'in enough,"  sbo said, as bor companion dived deep  into ber case, "thoy will Hny you don't  know what is right. If ybu give too  many, Uuwever, ihey wiii,, lUiuifc Unit  you know better than ther/do and that  there ls some new styw tboy bave  heard nothing about Hand bim ���������  int������    ,   ..._  Had Arm me  Tbe historic tuddeut of^yo*^ Tory  bolr to a dukedom belnrf pelted with  rotten eggs vhiio making a political  spAcU Is, "Alt," he remarked, wiping  the mess from bis face, "I bare alwaya  said tbat tbe arguments ef my oo{w*  nanta were unsound." (4  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  MUCH EXPENSE IN  PROVIDING FOR POOR  Oliver Twists of Bermondsey Must Not  Ask For More���������Treacle Supply  Is Cut Down For Economy.  '"-.*.,       ���������   * .   t     ��������� r   ���������  The president of the Local Government Board has called attention to the  Board of Guardians, of Bermondsey, to  th-a high cost of the poor law schools.  Recently a questtdn was put in Parliament about the high cost ot the schools,  and Mr. Burns has called upon the  guardians to furnish him .with a return showing the cost per child per  week. Mr. Pitta Fenton, the clerk to  the guardians, has now prepared this  return, from which appears that each  pauper child costs the ratepayers  ������1 Is 9d per week, and that a, year ago  the cost was  ������ 1 9s.  'Boys Taught Trades.  These costly poor-law schools are  situated at Shirley, upon an estate of  some seventy acres. So extensive is the  colony that the headmaster recently  asked the guardian to provide him with  a horse and trap so that he could "get  about" the huge pauper demesne, tan  which over thirty scattered5 cottars  are erected, with buildings for workshops, schools, and administration offices. Roads have been made on the  estate, which is now a complete pauper  colony, out of which the children very  rarely go. The childran, of course, ar������  well looked after, but there Is the objection that they are brought up with a  pauper taint by poor-law officials, and  nevor got any Idea of life in the outside world. In each cottage on the colony Is a family of; fourteen or'fifteen  children, and a foster-mother-is in  charge. The return Issued by the guardians' clerk makes It clear that the  actual cost of the, food of each child  la 3s 3d per week. The money expended, of course, goes principally ln officialism. On the estate is a huge  swimming-bath which cost hundreds of  pounds. There are various workshops  In which boys, when they are old  enough, are taught trades, and each lad,  as a matter of fact, has a tiny plot of  land to cultivate, whilst a space around  each cottage Is laid out for flower culture. As the estate is beautifully wooded, this poor-law colony is a perfect  garden city.  Cut Down the Treacle.  Since Mr. Burns has been .in" com-  _municatloaiwith-lthe_guardlans_Jipon������  the question of the great cost of the  aohools, an attempt at economy has  been introduced by reducing the dietary scale by taking away from, each  child 1 ox. of treacle, 11-2 pints of milk,  and J oz. of rice. *,  In connection with the cost of pauper children lt may be Interesting to  mention that in Lambeth, with barrack  achools at Norwood, the cost ia about  15s per child per week. At the Hanwell  schools of tho city and Southwark the  cost per child is 16s or 17s per week.  Opinions differ as to ths best means of  dealing with poor-law children, but  there Is a growing feeling that an excellent plan, and one which is moat  economical, ii that of boarding the children out with families ln the country.  Two Actresses and Twe Pictures.  An Illustration of the vicissitudes ot  those who follow the theatrical profession Is given in an incident which has  occurred at Peterborough, About two  years ago a touring company wae  stranded at Peterborough, and two actresses were left in the plight of having neither money enough to pay their  landlady nor to leave the oity.  They went to a local tradesman, and  asked him te lend them money on a  pawnticket for two plotures which had  been pledged at Nottingham- for ������14.  He lent them ������1, and subsequently advanced them ������3 more, on which they  were to Journey to London. A little  later the tradesman redeemed the pic-  <urei, and wrote to the girls in London  asking if they oared to buy them back.  He received a reply from one of them,  statin j that her frlond had died, and  ���������aylng that he mtffht keep the pictures.  A short time ego ho sent them to be  sold at Christie's, thinking that they  must be of some value for a pawnbroker to advance the sum of ������ 14 on  them. To his surprise they made ������140,  and he At once wrote to tho actress  from whom he had last heard, Informing her of the lucky windfall. But the  actress had died a day or two before  the sale.  Is   Your  Hair Sick?  fiut'iroobidj We bad oo-  tlced it wat looking pretty  thin and faded of late, but  naturally did not like to apeak  of U. By the way, Ayer't  Hair Vigor la i regular hair  grower, a perfect hair re*  etorer. It keepa the aealp  clean and healthy*  tmteXei vftft Aftft tttff  _t_\mm2^__F_)__t*"  imtttMft am i-M-Mfc, ������M  mtaTr*rx%^ea*eaa\mmm\  MARTYRDOM DESCRIBED  Kingston Man Tells How, He Suffered  and How He Was Released.  "For years a mar  tyr," is how Qhas.  fl. Powell, of 105  Raglan Street, King  ston, begins his  story. "A martyr  to chronic constipation, but now: 1 am  free from it and all  through the. use of  Chas. H. Powell ? Dr. Leonhardt's Anti-  Pill.  "I was induced to try Anti-Pill by  reading the testimony ; of some one  who had been cured of constipation by  it. I had suffered for eighteen years  and had taken tons of stuff recommended as cures but which made me  worse rather than better. Doctors  told <me there was no cure for me. Dr.  Leoat������irdt's Anti-Pill, cured me."  All balers or The WlkJoa-Fyle Co.,  Limited, Niagara Palls. Ont. 602  .A Congo Story.  A missionary returning from the upper Congo says >that he saw'a strange  platform, 30 feet high, in front of the  house of thei: head sentry of a village.  The latter 'informed the missionary  that it was a large stage from which  to shoot leopards,, but natives told  him that it was a torture platform.  Unfortunates who did not bring in  sufficient quantities of rubber were  first beaten, sometimes almost to  death, and then taken to the top of the  structure and compelled to gaze atthe  sun until relatives brought the necessary amount of rubber for redemption.  BUSINESS GIRLS.  Need Rich, Red Blood to Stand Worry  and Strain of Business Hours.  Business" overtaxes a woman's  strength. Weak, languishing girls  fade under the strain. They risk  health rather than lose employment,  and the loss of health means the loss  of beauty. Thousands of earnest, intelligent young women who eartt- a  livelihood away from home in public  offices and business establishments  are Silent, suffering victims of overtaxed nerves and deficiency , of  strength because their food supply is  not equal to the strain placed upon  them. Fragile, breathless and nervous, they work against time with never a rest when the headaches and  backaches make every hour like a day,  Little wonder their cheeks lose the  tint of health and grow pale and thin.  The'ir eyes are dull, shrunken and  weary; their beauty slowly but surely  fades. Business girls and women  look older than their years because  they need the frequent help of true  blood-making, strengthening medicine  to carry them through the day. Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills are actual food  to the starved nerves and tired bra'lns  of business women. They actually  make the rich red blood that imparts  the bloom of youth and glow of health  to woman's cheeks. They bring  bright eyes- high spirits and make the  day's duties lighter. Twelve months  ago Miss Mary Cadwell, who lives at  49 Maynard St., jHaWfax, N.S., was  run down. The least exertion would  tire her out. Her appetite was poor  and fickle, and frequent headaches  added to her distress. The doctor  treated her for anaemia, but without  apparent results. A relative advised  her to use Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,  and after using but six boxes ajie says  she feels like an altogether different  person. She can now eat Iter meals  with zest, the color has returned to  her .cheeks and she feels better nnd  stronger in every way.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure bloodlessness just as food cures hunger.  *hat is how they cured Miss Cadwell  nnd it is just by making rich red blood  that they cure such common ailments  as Indigestion, rheumatism, headaches  and backaches, kidney trouble, neuralgia and special ailments which make  miserable the lives of so many women  and young girls. Sold by all medicine dealers or by mall at 50 cents  a box or six boxes for $2.50 from tho  Dr. Williams* Modlclne Co., Brockville,  Ont  Tribulations of a Philanthropist.  (Wallace Irwin in "Success Magazine.)  j An Elderly Philanthropist who was  ! walking home late one night from Ins  ! club passed a prosperous looking apart-  ; ment house and noticed a man in  levelling clothes lying.", motionless    on  ��������� the sidewalk. "First ad to the in-  :j'-.:-ed," linirmered the Philanthropist,  | as    he    shook    the    invalid     gently.  ��������� "What,s  the , matter,   my  dear  sir?"  Xo's'n', jes' takin'    rest,"    said   the  sleeper.    "Whero do you  live?"  pursued tho E. P.        "Thish    'partment  ��������� house, thir' floor front." This was  ratlier a large freight order for the  ol-J gentleman, but being wiling to do  good he put the invalid on his shoulder, bore him laboriously to the third  landing, found his room and tossed  him into a large curtained bed at.the  , front- o,f the apartment.  The Philanthropist immediately  i went down stairs and .out into the  street. And the first thing .he saw on  the sidewalk was, apparently, the  same man he had just carried upstairs. Strange, strange!" muttered  the Philanthropist, leaning over the  man. "Where do'you live, my dear  man?" Thir' floor front," replied  the fellow, almost inaudibly. So the  Philanthropist picked him up, groaned  up to the third floor front and again  dumped his snoring burden into the  mysterious canopied and curtained  bod. And for the third time he went  out into the street, and for the third  time found what appeared to be the  same man in the same place, lying in  the same attitude. "Where do you  live?" he asked, trembling with excitement. "Thir' floor front said the  irian very faintly. "I must be going  insane!1' groaned the E. P., as he  rang for the janitor. "Janitor, for  heaven sake tell me, how many young  men are living in your third floor  front?" he gasped.   .  "Wan, and he do be the divvil's  own," said the janitor. "Is he triplets?" was the next question. "He  is not." "Well, how does it come  then, that I have carried this fellow  upstairs to his room twice, put him  into that curtained: bed,������������������; at the front  ���������yet each time find him here on the  sidewalk before I have time to get  down stairs?"  ���������:.,. "Where did ye say you put him in  his room?"  "Why, I put him in that large curtained bed to the front."  "Well, yez. poor old ijut!" said the  janitor, pityingly, "thot ain't no bed,  ���������th_oAis_a_YivindQw!"  It'is Good tor Man and Beast.���������Not  only is Dr. Thomas' -Eclectric Oil of  incomparable value in the household,  but the farmer and the stockman will  find it very serviceable in the farmyard  and on the cattle range, often saving  the services of a veterinary surgeon-  In injuries to stock and in cases of  cough and pains it can be used with  good effect.  Jas. Wyman, who unsuccessfully introduced quick-lunch resorts in London  and afterwards in Paris, has just died  in a Paris hospital from paralysis.  Parents buy Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator 'because they know it is  a safe medicine,for their children and  an effectual expeller of worms.  Mrs. Wilheimina Paton Fleming, of  Boston, U.S.A., for her discoveries in  astronomy, has been elected member of  the Royal Astronomical Society of London.  Four murders of the "Jaok the Ripper" type have been committed during  the last fortnight in Jutland, Two  men havo been arrested.  i ���������      ��������� ��������� ...  For the Overworked,���������-What are  the causes of despondency and melancholy? A disordered liver ls one  cause and a prime one- A disordered  liver means a disordered stomach,  and a disordered stomach means a disturbance of the nervous system, This  brings the whole body into subjection  and the victim, feels sick all over,  iormelee's Vegotable Pills nre a recognized remedy in this state and relet will follow their use.  Chicago ls to have the largest electric light and power stntlon In tho  world. It will consist of a Btenm turbine plant, and nil tho boilorB aro to  ho ������qulppod with automatic stokers,  ro thnt no manual handling of the conl  will he necessary. Thoro will be an  electrical ...tchon, whero substantial  meals will ho cookod by electricity for  tho employees, Thoro will bo a refrigerating apparatus, an ico plant,  a numbor of bedrooms, as woll as locker rooms, .....us nnd other conveniences.  Something Moro Than n Purgative.  ���������To purge 'is tho only effect of many  pills now on tha market. Parmoloo's  Vegetable Pills nro moro than a purg-  ;.!'-.-*' The-'" ::'.;���������: r.'^V.Cf. ',!-; ���������.���������i-w-irij  (whoro nthor pill* wonkon it. Thoy  eloanso tho blood by regulating tho  livor and kidneys, and they stimulate  whoro othor pill compounds depress.  Nothing of nn injurious naturo, usod  for merely purgative powers, enters  into weir coii)|H>ttiuoti.  ! "Judge" John Murray Dowlo, whom  John   Alexander   has  disowned as a  I .vu-pr, declares ho will have nothing  to do with the "flrst npostlo" until he  retracts the story of his illegitimate  parontiiKe.  '    For tl*.**-  I'nitt eleven  loonll**    15.1,093 .  immif rants have arrived in (aiiada. of  thote, 102.MI earn, from Europe,   snd |  59,842 from the United States. j  I   William Watson, one of the   original j  tmhra in LaJyimiilt in 1-S5I, h*f du������Ij  thor\ if*ir 55 r*?tn' r^Mcn?'1, at   th.  . age ot 72.  To Promote British Trade-  A despatch from Lord Elgin. Sec-  rotary of State tor tho Colonies, states  that Richard Urlgg, of the Middle-  borough Chamber of Commerce, is be-  Ing sent to Canada by the Imperial  Board of Trade on a special mission  'to promote tho interests of BrltiHh  Trade in tho country. He will select  suitable person*) in tlto chief Canadian business centres to net as local  correspondents of the British Board  of Trade, and to report from time to  time such opportunities for British  trade us may occur,  Mr. Orlgg already has some acquaintance with Canadian affairs, nnd  It is hoped that tho result of this new  j departure of the British authorities  may bo to considerably stimulate hnn-  jtness relations between Canada and  > tho Motherland.  doddV  KIDNEY  AS HEALTHFUL  AS IT IS GOOD  "SA1ADA"  CEYLON GREEN TEA  Is not adulterated In any shape or form, and because  pure Is healthful-  Lead    Packets   Only,   40c,   50c,   and   60c   per   lb.    At   all   grocers.  Highest Award St Loula 1904.  .'Ki  How Sad a Thing is Wit.  Seriously speaking, a funny story is  no-���������-laughing .matter. Humor is one of  the ^world's great institutions, a thing  to be approached with reverence akin  to awe, as something cold as the pole,  imperishable as the pyramids���������and often  a gi,em-"dOTl^Tt>i'r~am!re"nt^  ourselves before ancient and holy things  can we afford to laugh at the capers of  the convict chimpanzee, who, in point  of ancestry, antedates the Peter Lelys  and Joshua Reynoldses of our baronial  halls?  Funny stories, furthermore, are  usually based on something which is,  not funny at all. Their points, in!  fact, often depend solely upon an unsympathetic view of some great human  misfortune. What is more pathetic to  a sane mind than a funeral, or a harelip, or a divorce, or a mother-in-law-���������  yet, shades of Rameses, how useful they  nave become ih vaudeville I  I don't think that there are any really  side-splitting stories in the world, Some  are merely a trifle less sad than others,  that is all. How admirable is the calm  philosophy of the man who refused to  ride with his mother-in-law at his wie's  funeral "because," as he explained,  "it would spoil the day's pleasure for  me!" And yet there are persons so  oareless as to regard this as mere buffoonery.  And so the endless procession of anecdotes files by, none of them, as I  have said, realiy funny���������but some a  little less sad than the others. In the  joound days of heraldic eld, when the  woods were teeming with parfit gentil  knights, and the sense of humor was  less particular than nowadays, every  king had a jester hired by the week ;  and the clown was furnished with a  certain appliance which made all his  jokes immediately appreciated. What,  prithee? Nothing more than a bladder-  on-a-stick. When the jester came to the  joke he popped the bladder smartly on  the floor. That was a signal, "All  laugh I" So the uproar was deafening.  Those were golden days to livo in I���������  Wallace Irwin, in "Success Magazine."  Sunlight Soap Is better thnn othor  soups, but is best when used in the  Sunlight way. Buy Sunlight Soap  nnd follow directions.  Domesticated Ghosts.  A now uso has beon found for Ad  jjdio'dw, n������ this tnle in tho London  Truth shown:��������� Somo three years ago  an imperturbable American bought a  property in England. The bonne had  k'imi nm luted historical nKdocintioim  <,t; ing niiui.v generation*, and was  more cipeeinlly celebrated i'or itH  uluistN. For two or threo months the  America1!! owner, bis family' and  giiefttn, wore much iinnoved hy nppnii-  timiH and unnatural noises, nnd, in-  (loud, tho matter became so troublesome, particularly aa no servant could  ho induced to remain, that lie detenu-  ini'd to obtain control over tho *p'n\t  tenants, lly what moans he contrived  to obtain that control is unknown,but  he    haft    mi    tooi|iituoi,\     Ihiiumi     ���������������������������<  a  ���������.������}.  y   siow  i      I   l_ SY.  *JP  y,ii\i.slst   i>... . ,  lie" to uitntsi* his Ruests. On n wet  afternoon they nro oecasinnlly ordered  to appear iu the drawing room, nud  oven to dance, and the.r pronoueo in  f)ftf������i reunited iii the THir������erv ������lull the  children are tired of playing witu their  ordinary toy*. Thus another old-  fafchtoited institution has been robbed  of its ierror*.���������Now York Tribune.  Wilson's  FLY  Three hundred times bev  ter than ttfeky paper.  NO DEAD FUES LY1N0 ABOUT  Bold by all Druggists and (tax-oral Stone  and by mall.  TEN CENTS PER PACKET PROl  ARCHDALE WILSON,  HAMILTON. ONT.  Wnart Remitting by Post, uss  Dominion Express Money Orders  and Foreign Cheques  Tha Bast and Chaapeat  8ystsm of  8endlng   Monay te any  Pises In the World.  Absolutely Safe  Purchaser is given a receipt, and lt  order or cheque Is LOST or DBS*  THO YEU, the amount will be promptly REFUNDED, No red tape. For  full information and rates call on  Local fusents.  Diving for a Wife.  In many of the Greek islands diving  for sponges forms a considerable part  of the occupation of tlie inhabitants,  The natives'make it a trade to gather  these, and there income from this  source is far from contemptible, In one  of the islands a girl it not permitted to  marry until she hns brought up a curtain number of H|<onge������, uml given  proof her skill by taking them from  a eortaln depth. Rut in some of the  islands this custom is reversed. The  father of a marriageable daughter bestows her on the best diver among her  suitors. He who nm stay longest iu  the water and bring up tho biggest  cargo of sponges marries the maid.  f'\!i-N,^MAlj"*  *T-s   DI  v   ri*,'1 '  :������   l"  ,.,r <.������.i  ���������vt'c r  .  tt r  ,J  1  Record wheat c**-!*a are e^juvtl   tn  'he f������!i'i''nil������, Inif most of fhe oilier Indian I'l.-vince* are lullering trotu  drongbt.  Two hundred and fifty milt's of rub.  hot ixre* are being plant-*l along the  L'gsTi.la roads.  Mre. Hen.  Law, of Kew York, enter-  {tain-Hi th* (iaikwur of Bai *.j.t *t sidtii-  ' ������������* iu rUilAdcliilU* Vlilcfi <:������*t fn**?.  HOW'S THI������ T  . Wa offer Ont Hundred Dollars Raward  'or IPUWi,?' ^*.tanLh Ahtt cannot be  cured by Hall's Catarrh Cura.  F. J. CHENEY A CO., Toledo, O.  We, the undersigned, havt known V. J.  Cheney for the last 15 years, and ball-lve  him perfectly hpnombfo tn all buslriMe  trantoctlurii, and financially able to carry  eut any obligations mad* by hit Arm.  WboLaale T%nniata, ToU^o,' O.  Hall's Catarrh Core ts take* internally,  acting directly upon tht bipod and roui!  pui surfaoM of tha sysAVn. Ttstlrnon.  fain tent frtt. Price, 7Be. par totUe.  i01.4 *X ftjl BruKKtsta. "*  'OtlV.   VttltV.   f-l-r-lUV   Pot.   fAV   r*l%nm.tr.:,**���������m  A well known Am-erienn traveller  and author, who i������ mi authority on  thinn* JapHiiew, tol in h utory * with  reference to Hid-eyo-dd, a prominent  liiruie in .Th|>hiiom������ hi**toiv, uho<-<* i������I-  ici aro nhiiI to be at* riuineroiin ������������tho-o  of Waftliington.  In a niQtin������t<>ry not far from Yokohama tlu* (jfuido allows tlio visitor i%  ������������������knll which, it h declared, in the v������r.  itable oraiiium of the n'l'at departed.  An American who onco saw thi������ relic exclaimed: "Why, I thought Hi'0\>-  o������hi had an enormous hrad. Thi%  *koil i������ very ������mail."  ���������"Yo������," politely M������>M������nto<i tlio tapiide,  "luit that w*t when ho wa* thirtooft  year* old."���������Xow York Tim-ot.  W   N   U   Ne.   592 '-.'.-VI  J.-JJ  j'-.-l  'K.',-'  v>.-��������� y. .  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J . .. l ���������  CKEAM LOAVES  CURRANT LOAVE*  COTTAGE jLOAV-BS       ^  WHOLEWHEAT MUVflS  5c LOAVES  GRAHAH BRiEAO  Appje W*s...,  **���������������':a* :;  <0#_ra# *%wmW-  Sultana-Casfc**..  ,.������Oc-eft.  ;'.,,... ).0c do?  ,......l*c4ft*  .;;..i^p**  DUNSMUIP AVENUE,  drawing, fm% of tfce hold & which  the trio lived jtor jpa-ny y^r*., hears  Wjitnft'* to t&e :������ni_uc sfciij o{ tbe  two first naflM, jjajry _av������ he is b  goad engineer, ao I guess we'lj ba������e  to labs his -word for -it;, b#t if He in  good at tfe.at*as fee ������������_ #������ 4 .poker  artfrt, he is fully aepable of ruo*  mn_ th-e itHfiff&l ffx^tomy of tbe j  good t-tj^g Pijot.  Mr *y -fianey *J CmyiA*ir*y, la wi  ting frfend* in tba city, hayjn-g  cooje up last ff^ & ������ttttad a bujv  LAND REGISTRY ACT  TOE.B.BUSHEI.L, *<:  AesetHcd Owner of I*t>ts 195 and 2Q5,  iComoz Distriot,  Vancouver Island.  fA^K NOTICE that Application hat been,  :-made to register Harry Martin at own*'  er in fee simple  of  the  above  mentioned;  lands uader a Tax Sale Deed from the Aa  aaaaor of the district of Conoy to.him.dat-  ������**1m> 27 th day of June WQ6, aud you are  ���������required to oontett the claim  of aald Tax  PaKfeaser within 30 days from the first pub-  Ucalioa hereof.  PATiEh atthetandKegittry Office, Victoria, BriiUh Columbia, thit 22nd day of  August. 190$.  S.Y  WOOTr-QN.  Registrar General  first published, the 99th day of August.  ������p������awHHMHe������Baia������a������������BSjnaaaM������  A boy n&wed Tunner was up be*  lore Judge Abrams last week <efc������rg-  -ed ������hootiog a ekj&kon belonging to  -Wong Poo. Tbe lad pleaded Accidental killing, -stating that the fowl  bad passed io wage of his rifle *a  he was shooting at a roark. T-Ue  magistratexjowldnot see kin that  light and imposed ������ fine oi $5 and  .costs, and a farther $1 for tha, price  of the cbic&ftii. Mention has he-Core  been mud*-of the car-less i*-hootin<i  Jot boys., wbich sUouli bepr-omtitly  suppressed iii this case, if the boy  did accidentally kill the fowl, he  should not Ue allowed to have a gun  for the coiiaeiji-uences might at any  time be ware norious,  I WEDDING GIFTS f  ::  -*������������������;:  ' ���������   At a Gift Store there are no rivals., ,  t ,    A Glance in Wiudow ur Show Casa-T  ��������� ��������� trill couriact.  '. '    A Suitable OUt at low as fl .00 and  Kootenay Steel Ranges  Burn all kinds of fuel  WCUtis  Lendon-Toronlo  \%o\\\t*VA\m\m*m  Vanco>)rtr*5fc������MmN.&  C. li TAfiBELL  Sole Agent  Dull Evenings.  Are Banished  WHEN VOU OWN a  ColumWa  firaphophone  it ViUfh Vvrnw  THR BEST MUSIC  TWfcPUHMBSTSQKOS  THBMOrLJLAUCHAW-E  A  Trial  j  mow at *n������rs aws itutmo*, 4T  A Hdpb������*tk G&W.     WgJTR POU  CATAfJ0OVr.Oni)Ai-L  AT     .  FLETCHER BROS.  Tfce $w>eNeaM8 of the m������������y  fcwntWB wbohaveAflsa^ndito bmk  the shooting repoi4 sjoce ftp  1st  h������ye bwn  f*f  Irom gratifying.  $jijr,d8 #w ficaw, ftjtf  (luckiiy /or  them) they are wild.   A tramp  of  many hours, over wany mite* (A  rough oountry, has been lis tim waj  ority ot oawBprod^tiye^ n*ot more  (hah Mro or three bird*.   Man/  reasons are given for this war^ijLy  of jgroueo, b������,t it mm* U) he thfi  generally ^queptAd theory th������t the  pel, cold spring an4 Bummer i������ the  main *ci*iwe.   Ap^rt irom thi������ b*o������r-  #ver, the fact must not be .lost sight  6f tbat the too ear}v tdyent of the  shooting iNWPi lb* inadequacy  of  tbe game hm, and the nun enforce  ment ol th*������e lsw8,-**Mwh as they  *re-ure causes avhicb go far toward  the deration of owr field* and for*  tits.   Unltta radicui cbauges are  very qujokly mad*, Iwtfc in game  iaws apd the w-for-cem-ent of ii^h,  game in Hrllish Columbia, except  In mf wmto parts���������whi^h by  tbe way, will not long h������ wmote,  pUi ho a tbing o/the ^������t, ami a  very lev gpivsrations will wonder at  the folly of thoir forefatbore in  Spending money on en-eneiveguns,  4ors, and -otb-nr paraphernalia.  yanoouwr, 4th-^fv*9 h������p4������wji  ������nd eeyenty ^y������ *isdtWf*Ue Hip-  dooe arrived km t<W -Orie-nt today  A htiodwl ha^������ no mfiOteyaor foci  Ninety .eight of tlu-w have no plafie  togoand mm wandering around tb#  str,aett������ of theK3iiy hegging food and  still tlie statement is made at Ot-  lii^a tjhjtt there mte only 50 Win*  docs jin ii JO.  Victoria *ib���������At a mwiinxz o\ the  Victoria Pwsoyf������|ry, fay j;h, m\*.  l.ar of Nanaimo was elected modern  #tor (or the ensuing ymr-  Nanaimo,.^th���������J^ftst night bridge  $0,107 ������n the # * N railway two  miles this side of ladysmith wsb  burned down It Will ha a week  before thr-augib trains will be running.  yan-cojjvjer, <Mh���������A depjdrable w  eident ������cc������r������i at Mortsny inland  yesterday, a mnn aau)������d W������jpjonald  while (jlearii.g some land receive  the oonUnteof u delayed charge of  powder in his face, lie wus seri>  ou.lv injured and it i* fared om  eye haa been wmpMy destroyed,  UArUmwTt  Mrs / Leithead left this morning  *ona trip to Fernie.  Mr D Nelliit vas among the outgoing pstiMPfl-Brs this mowing.  Mr Hugb Urm #rriwd on bit  night'* train.  Mr J Lidswjn*arriv������d home lait  night.  Mr ;I,F,hVjJfryfiam^MPUst night  to visit hi������ daughter* Miss Belfry,  ol tbe 'JW������ph Othce.   He will to  0 *  ������t  BterM-o^ Bilyer, W*������toun#>������v  Ohiofng GloclpSji Silver Plata  Leather Goods, aud Ifov  arrlvala in Rmb Cut QU*������,  Boarla, NappM������a,   ream ������m)   2  Sugar, UmHmrw Pot������K ������ait   *  Cellars, po#an er& wine awl  sauce, Water Bottles, Finger  BoWla,    Tuj������bler8     Oe ory  pithva, IJ#ri������aiade/ar������, Fit  Ch������r-s, Vases, 4so. Ac. iftc  STODDART  The Jeweller  Never closed. No Holidays (not  t-ven on Tuesday afternoon, Night  Bull)   Prices less than elsewhere,  Designs surpitixed nowhere,  r  VIOTOBXA, NANAIMO  VANCOUVER.  #isle Am;*mtm raw mic.  CUMBERLAND  Tba partiwshjp betwaan <3apt  Dillon and K W Bbkle that wai  -ooDtettpiatMi mm$ Um ago will  not Im effMUKl    Capt Dillon  will  turn on Fuqay  JJ-.V Mr McUillvray reiurmu) )ast  nixbt.  m-W-  FOUND  On Aug 9'h, on tha road beUr^o  continue to carry on bufinete aolely j Union Bay and Fanny Bay, a ladys  on bit own acoount. ***��������� fir*k^ clol*>������   App^ *"*���������  It was our plwsuw lately to m������t  an old friend, Mr ffarry FUU,  chief eogiueir on Itr pilot. Barry  with Parity lohnspu and Om vrltt-r  originated tlie now famous burnt  work wbich if so popular, * id the  pilasters of tbe magnificient mantel  pieoe in tha beautiful waiusoottsd l  oflit*, describe property, ������tui pay  this ad.  FOR SALE  A holding of I sons, planted 160  tnae, (Mod strawberry patch and  small fruits.   House and outhouses  most desirable location, with good  , shipping facilities.   A bargain*  Apply tbiaoffli*.  ^'H''W^4*fr'M*MwlwH*l,fr*W<4*J������ll>  Land   Lease  NOT1CB it hereby given that, 00 days  alter date, wa intend to i-pply to the  Hon. Chief Commissioner of bande  and Works or uermission to lease two hnn*  djred and/}fty (840) aeret of tidal land on  Van Donop Creek, Oortts Island, for tbs  purpose of oyster culture,  W.R. NOHftlS  seplO P. A. HOVELAQUB,  NOTICE  The builoeii heretofore carried  op In the Uniop Hotel uud?r tho  name of a, 0, and M. Davis will In  future he c-uried on under the  names of 8.0, Davis, 8. C. Davisjr,  and M, Davis All persons indeed to the late Arm are requested to  settle auoh on or before Aug. 31tt,  1906, and all persons having claims  against tbe late firm are requested  to present same on or baforo Aug.  Slat, 1006. All such settlements to  be made to S. 0. Davis and ion,  Union H������tel.  Cumberland B.O, July 25,1906  *f H-)**Ht)'H'H H 1 W'H'l'r*  W, B. Anderson,  PHOTOGRAPHER  POPULAR PHICtCfi.   AIL 8TYIE8  CUSTOMS MOKERACE  Mteolad al flJbori notioa.  Choicest MeaU  Supplied a*l ,U)W������st Msrkat <?rw������t  Vegetable  A  Oreat Variety will  at������aya U  iu stook {   also a supply of  Fresh Fi������h  will he *i\ fc������le ������very Weilprulay  V'iur patronage is oordiiilly invit*4, and  ell orders will be promptly deHveted,  J, McPhee L Son  PROPRIETORS.  -a9e������iBBMH*WHSMHW  MiiiitMMiteMWii  IS ^^L -V*TJ5 JLS^I *  VUT a chance to show } ou tlaai  w#������)way8 please our customer*  by supplying them with the BKST  MEATS at tlW low^t warfe*  prices. A trial order will -conyiueo  you.  THE CITY  "^^WT w. ������*KAV, Pr������pri^*r  P. PHILUP8 Ht&RJi"  frnrrlmtmr aria ^ollcitrr  and  Notary PubJfc?  wJonv������yt%rim\t%g  Offices oy������F Poet Olce.  * ,���������        ���������    '.��������� ' e  ������MW������������M������nM������HHMafPap������nHM|^^  QraceMethodistChtirch  iseivice^on Sunday in Uannii'd  7 p-m.     #tv d������y   SchnoJ. ������l. 2.80  The Pat-tor,  it. J. .McjLi.ty^  will  preach at both services, ���������,>*     .  Morning #ulj<*5t. MAfHHf#ncfw oi  ''Can a manJcn-'-W he is saved and  how"  Evening gubfoct, "Tiw SpiHi  World interosteu itt tnansi^ivation*  ilvmryixody welcome, at tlien  r*rv'w*4 titrarigero -especially,  Ii -KM How*  fc?erviet# mill U  h������ld tiept iWtd uud 24th.  *h  mmajaajm*sm**ammmm^  i  PLAN FOR A SAVINGS HIND FOR EVERYONE.  *M>0 Wort**eovJug-ft Account at  The ROYAL BANK OF OANAOA  Capital (paid nil.    1^000,000    Rest.   ,|0,437,l#a  HM<f*-n������'������  News Office  Gumb������rl������rul  Cht^rAil 4n4c*f������fMl itunti^o will be fjvwi to ������l| (Ktpbiitor������, whether  ihwr srenunt* ir* Urge or -Htnull.  Ve par ��������� f*f ee������ttHf BRBSf on Seyaaite, aowpoimd*  ed twice a year,  0t   Voii 0ian bawtc wtth mo by srnm\i.  A. ft. KBTKKRHV Mgr. Cumberland BO.  0a^w roy WfflsM , ,,.,.,.,,,....r p-nsia* ia������iw),  ^^^^^AK^^^I^M      ���������������     ^-*^**^^U-^^|A^^^������||^^^^^^^^|  |^^PI^^^^PV^**^R^^^^^-^^W^^^   A   ^"^^"^^W^^^^^^wt'V^"^^^.^^  HMff������M������P������ltVafa������a������MiM������ni^^  What te The Use,,.^^  or away anywhere for your Watobea and Jewellery when you  tun o������i thfim mi cha$p ������t bom* and *���������* what ynu ar������ f*ttinf  Olo^ic������fwom a$l*ooto4UKl  mw*.lf%BL0 IfCMfl <0la���������HI ISH MOO  lowalUry of sll kinds, and a tine Una of RICH OUT OLABft  At MCLEAN'S, The Pioneer  Jeweller of Cumberland.

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