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 MM-mM***********  THIRTEENTH  YEAR  GUMBERLAND,   B. C. WEDNESDAY    DECEMBER,    ^   h)06  *  VISIT  THE BIG STORE  POPTJLAL. 7PE;IO^S  ... Tickets given- "with every Briar, Cash  , purchase, which entitles you to chances to1 win beautiful and  useful presents.  It is our love for our dear ones that makes Christmas a  truly Happy Season and that brings to one,aiid ail the  Joys  .of a Christmas Remembrance.  amWjl^tmr ImmWmemitJmtmMmmWmimmTbCrm  OUB stock: DP  ���������  i  v\V;e shoxikl suggest Early Shopping  before selections are broken.  f_W Aek or write for ouv Xmas Catalogue  r  NEWS NOTES OF THE  CITY  )  When a sportsman taxidermist  captures a good specimen he  mounts it for the benefit, ami lasting gratification of others. 0 H  Feohner will show you how it is  done. Friday night at Cumberland and Monday night at Courte*  nay.  Last Thursday's storm felled a  tree aoross tho Isolation hospital  badly breaking the roof,  Owing to the wir������s boing down  for the last few days, we have been  unable to procure any telegraph  news for this issue  A Chinaman made himself tniss-  ing last Tuesday morning, undor  wlittt his brother ChliieVe-ti-luk  suspicious circumstances.   Ono of  i' '     t      '.. ...    '  it 1    ���������   ...''} ll.T  1,1   IOC   VO       t'*,''**.      *>l >.*--*J k**^* ,*.m.,      .    ...~     A.  ,-,")-������������������-      ���������   '  *      '   *      ., .  Vlu 1.1 W ui.l-i.Mij muo l.mi     iLiOn. ti������.u*  otiHly. Constable Thomson w)io  has charge of. the oaso, has discovered that tlio missing man drew  his monoy���������about $,'100 (rom  Charlie Sing Keo on Sunday, and  that ho put chased a revolver unci  cartridges froru 8 Loiier Co Tuesday morning, and that bo bad for  somo timo been projecting a return  to China, all of which looks as  though be had hiked it  down   the  road, keeping out of sight of possible creditors, No doubt tbe revolver was to stand off the*'debbilo"  An Operetta in aid of the  Sanitoriurn fund, will be held in  the Cumberland Bail oo Thurcday  Deo 27th. Admission 60oi,������ rvi-'ftrv*  od seats, and 85ots general udrois-  sion.  The Ladies of Trinity Chinch  will givo a Xmas entertainment  to bo followed with a dance on New  Years Eve in the Cumberland Hall.  Anyone wishing to place pre-  wam on the treo for friands frill be  permitted to do so, An admission  feo of 25cis will be charged to do-  fray expenses of hall, eto. Gentlemen will bo chargod 50ct������ for  danco,  NOTICE  , , A Court of Eovlsion for tha Mimt^pntlUy  i"o.- no...   i n.     i ���������  i ��������� *    ^ yy ���������  ������i.   ic* ��������� p. ',* '"������������������    ���������     ��������� , ,   -~< ���������  . - *    ���������',. * ��������� *'- -j    ��������� -  evt i',;t,.' ot Vn-i.i, tf." lim at 7. SO, |i,m to  t-.trhi ��������� *������������������������ Vottu Mut. < ��������� th'! bud't Muni-jl-  piRiy for tho oiirruut year,  At������r M>*K<rnnn  City Chirk  Cumbrirl'-md, H 0  I too 0tlr 1906  2t lOd  |_M_W-WWMWW_������P>������-WinM_Hilli>|-1���������1111���������  FOR HALK  A hot water boiler with  attach*  menU almost new,     Apply at thi*  offli*.  Tho Cumberland Hall was crowded upon the occasion of the Premiers meeting herej and out_ide of a  few senseless interruptions, to which  little attention was paid, the utmost  decorum prevailed.   Mr J. B. Ben'  net, the Liberal   Candidate, -being  invited   to   addr'ees- the   meoting,  made a   most creditable  showing  for his maiden effort, and  was remarkably cool   and   oollected,   in  view of the fact that he was facing  the moat formidable   opponent   to  his party in B.C.      Had Mr Ben-  net been in possession of data   on  -which, to make a stand, he  would  ha v- miide a hit, but the points  he  wa- forod to speak on,v the   School  Ac, Columbia At,Western,   Better  Terms-a*.n3 Knien "Island   subjects  arc oo stereotyped)  aisr]: have been  so tliorous'niy'thrashed-out  that  a  Candidal-* "agin thr Gov'menl" bas  a   barren   iWd   to   traverse,   and  knovrsinaiinctively that any charges  made in the.io connections0 will be  succ9BBfoly refuted.     Mr McBride,  in replying, defended   the   School  Ac*., as .giving* loipa'l jurisdiction in  School mailers.   At the same time,P1  spiking of   an interview be" had  just had with tbe Mayor and Couri-  jiU-JieJiiUy^ma^  peculiar situation of the Cumberland School, and promised to take  the matter up as soon   as  he   got  back to Viotoria.    C. ���������*& W-, he explained, was built in��������� ���������sections, and  under the terms   of   contract,   the  Company was paid by tho section,  .always leaving one finished section  unpaid for, iii trust-as it weie, until ''he road wa*>-completed,'-nosection remains thus   at   the' present  time," and will not be paid t-he subsidy until completion of the road.  Bettor terms had beon made a political cry by the Liberals, not the  Tories, and the more   they howled  it out, from tho housetops and   at  the street corners, the mote he was  pleased, it was advertising the record he had mode,     Kaien island  noxt received the Hon Gentleman's  attention.     H������ recommended any  person interested to procure  from  tbe Govt Agent aoopy of  tbe investigation   held,   a   momber   of  whioh committee was Mr Maodonald, the Liberal leader.    Iu  tbat  report, would bu seen that in  the  mafctor of tho 10 000 acre sale to the  G.T. P., the Government had   declined lo deal with anyoue but   u  moniber of that C"inpany, or their  duly accredited agent, und the deal  -aha raudo through Mr Bodwoll for  th... sum of $10,000 for the G. T. P.  a!one.   Bolng asked if theG.T.P.  h>id not oinse purohanod land from  th* Indian reserve at $7,50 por aero  lio replied that thoy had a right to  purchase irom anyone, at any figure  they pleaded, but that in event of  buying Indian lands, those lands  immediately on ooniuimtnatioii of  of such Halo, reverted to   tho  Provincial tj-uVeriiineiH,    ion Premier |  concluded   his    stirring    address  amid a thnuder of  nppluuso,   and  upon cnt'h being *.ntored for Mr Ben  tv������*   the <!hmri?i������\n  Mi- X. HfriHbn-wo  informed ih������ meeting ihat'^hat gentleman did not cire to speak again.  Mr Grant did nol. *pook, it being a  meeting to allow Mr MsBride to ad*  draws the ������h'Ctor., Mr Ben net thim  moved s vole of thanka to the Chair  man. and wi>,h fjebeors for the two  speakers, tbe mooting closed.     (ta  the following evening, the meeting  at Courtenay was very similar, and  it was noted that while Mr Bonnet  received much applause, this waa  on purely personal grounds, and  not because of his arguments convincing anyone. The meetings  were distinctly McBride's,  .���������. o    ' '   ������" ���������  NEW SAWMILL  Messrs J and W. Urquhart will  shortly begin sawing lumber on the  limits purchased by tlisir father,  Mr Alex Urquhart, on the Courtenay road. Mr Urquhaet owned a  lot of timber there himself and has  lately bought up all the available  trees in the vicinity from variouB  people. Altoget her therp are about  8,000,000 feet of firet olass timber.  The mill will be a latest improved  portable of 50 h,p. The Messrs Ur-  quhartrare-we-l-supplied'with-hors--  es and trucks, and will have no difficulty in handling their logs and  the resulting lumber for shipment  attidewater,  '.���������;���������Lo���������"' i ���������  COUNCIL  MEETING  A special meeting of the Council  was held Monday evening to read  the Liquor Licence By-law 3rd  time.  Prosent, AldB Bate, Whyte, Tarbell McDonald and Reid, Aid Bate  look the chair  Minutes road and adopted.  Con Bank's report for November  was road    Collected  Scavenger Tax 117.50  Polico Court 18 00  Hall rent 1000  Scale feoB 3.00  Dog tax 600  For uow buckets 1320  also reported that a tree had fallen  across roof of pest house, badly  damaging same.  Heed and died  Heading of Liquor By laM Clause  25, by which no person was allow-  ml to havo any internal   means of  communication   botwoon  licenced  procbises and any   other  premises  used as a place of publio entertain-  ment, refreshment room eto uuder a  $50 penalty, Aid Tarbell  thought  this would aot unfairly against tbe  Cumberland Hotel existing arrange  ment nnd moved   that clause  be  struck out seconded   Aid   Whyte, I  AlrVs McDonald and   Reid   argued  t;������.t this moans of como*uniu/ilion  wu:-bad when thero  wutu Church  concerts mo going on in the  hall.  iUiir ] uluoii    mini    ViujuH   U>lf  touiiml that in any cuses where it  waa not deMrcd that tho entry be  open, the proptiotor would close tt  on foijuet'i, in mo������tea������f-H iliiuon ry  man a great couvtmince for people  pitpiiiug from tho Hall to the dining room in the hotol in the event  of u supper being served. AJA  Reid moved in amendment, 2af  Aid McDonald that clause stand.  Vote resulted i# a tie and ohairr;  man cast the vote for the montiou  and tjhe clause was struck out'  The By law wae then finally ad*  opted as read.  The As������essment Roll as brought  out and laid over autil Tuesday  evening, Miss Nash disputing her  scavenger tax, it was ordered that  lhe account be overhauled *n*i  balance due collected.  Council adjourned  WEDDING  A quiet wedding took place laat  Wednesday at Sandwich, Mr John  MoLeod and Miss Leila Hugo bo*  -ing-the���������h*ppy~863plir~~AT~~iHe"  Manse, where they were met by Mr  Neil MoLeod, brother of the groom,  and Miss F. Piercy, who acted . as.  groomsman and bridesmaid respect  ively, the couple wereunited in the  bonds of holy matrimony  by   tha  Rev Thos Menzies, a few intimate  friends only being present be*ide������#  The  happy  couple remained  i*  Courtenay for a oouple of days and -  later came to  their Cumberland  home, a weloome addition to  our  permanent residents.    Mr MoLeod  ts a well kuown and popular business man, having been most successful since his start here some years  ago.    The bride has lived bore for  about a year witb her mother and  brother. Mr Austin Hugo, her father having died some 9 years ago.  Since her advent here sbe has mads  for herself a host of friends, endear-  lug herself to all by ber cheerful,  suuny   disposition   and   winning  ways, aud the  general verdict is  that Mr McLeod is an extrerai.iy  lucky man.   Tho News joins wiib  tbeir multitude of other friends lit  wishing them long life and ill hap  piuess.  NOTIOB,  In oonueotion with the proposed  Sanitarium for tho oure of Tuberou-  losis, a nouiultteo repre������entiug -he  thru Churches in the town was #p.  pointed to canvass for subsoriptii.ns  Tho Manager of the Royai Bank uf  Oanadu ha* kindly 0oriwnn������d to re-  osive ttjy donations. fc  Tbe members of the Oomraltles  heartily commend to tht Charitabit  this sohome whtah htm 'or its ol' a  th* txwxc\ oration nf W1</ 0j th# g(^  est scourge* known to nwdical .������..  euos.  D������ McGjLUVBAY  itt������ Banks   '��������� O. OnmsTMAs  Thort will Ih������ A'CMatiug to or-  ganiw- vn ambMiitaoe t������,r*jbt in tf}#  Council Chambwrs oral Frid^r  evouiug THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  KIDNEY DISEASE  ON THE INCREASE  But Prevention and Oure Are   Readily  Obtained by the Use of  DR, CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVISi PILLS.  AN EXCITING TRIP.  Recent reports of the New York  Hoard of Health prove that the mortality from kidney disease is greatly  ou tho increase.  ���������13right',? disease as well as the other dreadfully'painful forms of kidney  disease enn usually be prevented nnd  cured by giving some attention to  the diet and to the activity of the  liver and kidneys.  Excesses iii eating and thc use of  alcoholic drinks must be avoided,  and the filtering organs can best be  kept'in good working order by the  use of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Livor  Pills.  The derangements which lead to  Bright's disease usually have their  beginning in a torpid liver and tliere  is suffering from headaches, biliousness and indigestion before the kidneys fail and such symptoms appear  as backache, ���������peanty, high-colored  urine,' painful,/ .chiding urination,  deposits in urine, etc.  Mr. James ;J". Jerjson, Olds, Alta...  writes.-���������"J liave be&ft-troubled considerably with lame back, which I  suppose_ came from derangements of  the kidneys, and I have never been  able to find a treatment that was so  prompt and effective in curing this  ailment, as Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills. At two different, times in my  life this preparation has entirely  cured me of this trouble, and of "late  years .1 have found it unnecessary to  use any medicine whatever. I feel  it my duty to add this statement to  the many others* which I see in recommendation of this excellent medicine."-  Mrs. J. C. Johnston, Carman,  Man., writes:���������"I have been a great  sufferer from kidney trouble and  have used Dr. Chase's Kidney-J-iver  1 ills with very marked benefit. I  cannot say too much for this medicine as it seemed to be the only  treatment that suited, my case."      .x  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills  suceed where ordinary kidney medicines fail, because of their direct  and combined action on the liver  and kidneys. This has beery proven  in thousands of cases of seritpus and  complicated diseases of the kidneys.  One pill a dose, 25 cents a, box, at  all dealers, or Eduianson, Bates &  Company, Toronto.  r  USURY InIwB^K-E^'1  Astounding   and    Heartrending    Cass  Which Wrecks One Littlo Home.  One of .the most astounding and at  ��������� the same time heartrending cases of  the many -which passed through The  Montreal Star's Information^ Bureau,  ���������was that ot a woman who wanted a  tew dollars more than her husband  ���������had allowed her 'for clothing for her  daughter's flrst communion.  ���������Caught   by   the   alluring   circulars  ,:*-. which had been freely sent abroad by  inail and hand  delivery,  she went to  the office of onefof the worst of the  ���������usurers, and bojp&wed ten dollars. She  .,Was told that. .���������gjliie would have to get  '-the  signature: of her  husband  to the-  note; and she replied that she did not  want, her husband, to know anything"  ���������abo.utit.i " "7        '" .',  ������������������'���������-Thr-crafty-manager-of��������� t-he������firnu.ra-i_!  plied that there was no necessity for  her to let her husband know, apy thing *  -about lt, but to simply sign his name  tn a "kind of a back hand" andi.tkari;  eign her own name.    He told, her he,  would leave her alone for a few minutes, and a man would then-come Jn.  and ask her If she had seen her hus-.  band sign the note.   She fought to get  out of the act and Its attendant disgrace, -but the man assured her that.  to just answer yes to a question was  not Itke taking an oath.  She fell into the trap and \vhen the  usurer's tool had left the'room she  forged her husband's name} and then,  wrote her own.  Here ave her own words: "When ths  'Other man came Into the room I stood  "with my face to the floor, because..I  knew what I  had  done.   A-"When  he  asked me if I saw my husband sign  the paper I said 'Yes.'     God knows  how sorely I was tempted.''Then he  asked me If I  could get ix$   ^eldest  -daughter, who ts just 16, to sign lt.   I  had ..told him  that* she was working.  ���������I stsSd that I would, and hp told me  '���������to sond her to him.   lie also said that  (there was no necessity for mo to go  hack with her. ;'  "I got the money, but- he said* sho  must sign, I wont away and told her  where to po, nnd then I hurtled homo.  Not lonpf after Bho came tn to the  houso crying bitterly uml itfckod ma  what, kind of a plat-o it Was thait I  ������ont hor lb,  "Slio tlum told ino a terrible tale o-C  how' tho man treated lim- In his pri;  vnto room nl'ior sho luul endorsed thb  nolo, 1 can no I. repeal juHl wluU sho  t'-ln* mo,  "In order to nvet Uio taut payments on tlio noto���������thi-y nmountnd to  *jl].',~-1 luul lo burrow iimlhor $10 from  the nuin, nnil later on nnn-thi-r $10. On  theso wn hnve paid In u!l $l!7, and thoy  ii.*w hnvn JtidKtiii'rit ii.wln.st um for  $���������17. \V> lui vis go in.-) almowt to ntnrva-  (Ion's floor tiyin;,' lo nci-npt' a little  together to pay thom, and my Inm-  1>ntul whon in- found out what had bean  done Wt lil " l-.lll.ri.-i tbr-in. I have no  oxouao fur the part I played In tho  matter, oxoopt that llttlo by tittle tho  man drew mo Into tho thing until I  nlfnod paper about whioh I know nothing. Our homo Is wrt-oUod, -but wo flea  ���������a llttlo light through The Star's work.  I know a number of pooplo who am  taking your advice, and alf'ovir fhe  city I have friends who ore rejoicing  et Booing a cliitnoo In got free from  thoso awful iiyiiioyk'ndot'H,"  Why Larks Are Easily Caught.  No bird is so easily netted as the  lark; he generally starts from the  ground just before the lower edge of  tho net touches him and invariably  mounts perpendicularly. This characteristic propensity to ascend at onco  may he observed by any person who  "treads up" a lark in a field and satisfactorily illustrated by releasing, at the  same momont, a newly captured lark  and a sparrow tyom a cage or hat  within the precincts of a room. While  the sparrow will fly off horizontally,  dash himself against-the window aud  lie almost stunned from the shock, the  lark will almost always mount upward to the ceiling and flutter there  for a time in vain efforts to reach  the sky before, he attempts any other  ���������mode-of-exit:JlbtJthis,hablt is fatal to  him in the netting season. He would  generally he able to escape, as indeed  tho bunting or clod bird, the sparrow  iind the linnet constantly do, by flying  straight forward; but ascending, as he  does, directly from the 'ground the moment his wings have touched the upper  part ,of the net it is suffered to drop  suddenly, and his capture is rendered  Inevitable.���������London Standard.  An Incident of Life In New York;.  The street beggar with pockets lined  with money is a fairly familiar figure  of city life, but one of the free dispensaries reports an Instance of an  attempt to get free medicln'i ou the  plea of poverty that deserves a placo  In th������7.cntalogue of good stories of  graft. A middle aged woman appeared the other day. and got a prescription, after which she took her  place In tho line of persons waiting to  havo their iriedlcluo made up by tho  apothecary. This particular woman,  It should be said, had given satisfactory answers to all iho qiicsUona put  to her designed to show whether she  was a proper subject for charily; Suddenly there was a cry: 'Tin robbed!  I'm robbed!" The victim was this  woman, who so far forgot hor previous  professions ns to assert that her  pocket 11 ti cl -been picked and that tho  thiol' hud got: nwny witb $'.'0. Tlien  she lost tho opportunity to got free  medicine, thus mid hi};, lu hor view,  .Insult to Injury.-  Vhe Varied  Perils of Ka-rlgution on  the Yukon  Hiver.  Getting on a sand bar is a part of the  Yukon program me, and we reached  this act early in the afternoon of the  first day. The river is constantly  changing, and a new channel is made  each year. All steamers carry huge  poles, known as shears,'"'or sometimes  called "ships' legs." When a sand bar  ls struck the pole is dropped off the  side and stands upright in the sand.  A pulley is attached at the top, the  engine is started and the boat lifted  and swung forward six or eight feet.  This process ls repeated until tho ves-  Bel is clear of the bar. During the  Jumping off process the passengers ar*  sent aft in ordor to lift tho bow. When  somebody stupidly asked the captain  how long we were going to stay at  this point he answered, "Anywhere  from an hour to a week." We were  lucky iu being fast for only two hours.  The Selkirk, which followed a day  later, spent the entire night on the  same obstruction. Soundings were taken with a gaudily painted pole, which  ���������uggested a Fourth of July pole vaulting  exhibition. The man who did the measuring had a singsong Way of speaking,  and he constantly drawled, "Two feet  ���������two aud a half-three feet���������no bottom���������four feet," until we were in deep  Water.  Late in the afternoon we reached  Lake La Barge. Here the ice was from  ten to eighteen inches thick and spread  from shore to shore like a great field  of snow. We pushed on, while the  sharp ice pounded savagely against the  hull, which was built of iach and a half  planks. It scraped and cut the side3  of the boat and buckled, and formed  little ice mountains over the lake. We  ran slower and slower until, after cutting through five miles, the captain decided that, we could go no farther in  safety, so the Casca tied up at an uninhabited island to wait until the sun  and Mind should cause the ice to break.  The mosquitoes welcomed us and came  aboard by the thousand. Some of the  passengers rushed ashore and built a  huge fire out of old logs in order to  protect themselves from the pests; others climbed to the top of a hi'l and sat  ln a row like so many owls. All day  -Sunday-we~waited^Ilie_cr-aw���������carriedj  logs aboard and built an ice plow for  the boat. After twenty-four hours' delay we cast off and went into tbe ice.  The river Is tortuous and muddy, and  ln many places the current runs nine  miles an hour. Narrow gorges are entered, and at" Five Finger rapids we  were treated to the sensation of running the rapids between rocks scarcely  twice the width of our boat apart. This  placo is considered extremely dangerous, and boats coming up the river, in  order to avoid being dashed against  the rocks, pick up a cable fastened on  shore for that purpose and by winding  lt around the capstan pull themselves  up tUo. rapids.���������Mrs. 0. B. Miller In  Leslie's Weekly.  ;\X^  .���������   DODDS '  Ikiomey  Acute J/.irj hkHIi.  (.iuoi'K'O Washington died of a disease  tlmt wus thou called a quinsy, but  which Is now known as neuto Inryugl*  tls. Ills physicians treated hlui according to thoir host light and knowledge, but Mich treatment now would  be llttlo Hhort of ci'lmlunl, Au emluoiit  authority nays that If medical mon bud  l'.nowu as much then as they do uow  tho distinguished pntlotit would probably havo been cured In a wook. As It  was, ho slowly sti-augled to death by  tho closing of his toroat. At tho pros-  cut tlmo physicians treat a caso of tills  kind by truehooiomy-tlmt ls, by malting an opouinj? into tho windpipe,  through which tlto patient may breathe.  They also dl*i;,'iio������o a caso hy using  the laryngoscope, which enables thorn  to look into iiu< tin oui uuu atsti *.x������l.:lj  what Uio lim.*.,,; -.->.  Crnwhlnif n Clerk,  Ho was rather carelessly dressed, yet  any one who is at all an observer  could havo seon at a glance that his  clothes wero of excellent material and  had ovidcntTy been made hy a good tailor. But the clerk lu tho hat shop was  young, and ho stood by watching the  customer pull over nn assortment of  colored htUbiuids until ho struck ouo  that caught his fancy. "I'll take this  one," ho said, handing it to tho clerk.  "That's the Now York Yacht club colors," remarked tho clerk, as It; that  settled tho question. Tlio customer  lookod at him sharply and repeated his  statement that ho would tako tho blue  und rod and whlto band ho held In Ida  hand.  "lint you don't want that," protested  tho clerk. "That's only worn by members of tho New York Yacht club."  "I'm one. JiiHt put it on niy bat,  sonny," said tho man dryly. The clerk  Wilted at once.���������Now York Press.  1    Wash "oilcloths  and linoleums with  warm water and  Sunlight Soap, rinse clean and wipe  dry.    The colors will be preserved  and the surface unharmed.  Common soaps fade the colors and  in'ure the surface. Sunlight Soap cleans, freshens and preserves  oilcloths and linoleums.  Sunlight Soap washes clothes white without injury to the most  -Jelicate fabrics, or to the hands, for it contains nothing that can  injure either clothes or hands.  Sunlight Soap is better  than other soaps, but is best  when used in the Sunlight  way (follow directions).  Equally good with hard  or soft water.  IZVCR BROTHERS LIMITED, Toronto  RED OR GREEN.  Color  Troubles   of  the  Color  Blind  Poet, Whlttier.  It Is well known that the poe������ Whit-  tier was color blind and unable to distinguish red from green. He once  bought for himself a necktie which he  supposed to be of a modest and suitable olive tint and wore it once. He  never wore it. again, for his friends  soon made him aware that it offended  against the traditional quietness of  costume enjoined alike by the habits  of the Friends and by his own taste.  The tie was of flaming scarlet.  On another occasion, when he found  a little girrin distress on account of  a new gown, made over from her elder  slster-s.--wliieh-w,a9���������not becoming to^  her coloring and complexion, he tried  to console her.  "I wouldn't mind what a rude boy  says about it, Mary," he said, kindly.  "Thee looks very well Indeed In it,  like an oread, Mary, dressed all in  green."  Unfortunately, Mary was not dressed  In green. She was red haired, and her  dress was red.   That was the trouble.  Once, on a day In mid-March, when  out walking with a Friend and deeply  engaged In conversation, Mr. Whlttier  approached too near for safety to;' a  place where blasting was going, on.  The danger signal was shown, but  neither Friend noticed it until a workman, violently waving his arms and  shouting, leaped before them and  warned them back.  "I didn't seo the flag at all," said  Mr. Whlttler's companion.  "I saw It," rejoined tho poht, with  a twinkle In his eye, "but I thought lt  was In honor of St. Patrick. Thee  knows my defect. I can't toll Krlu  from explosions except by the harpl"  ���������Youth's Companion.  Knowledge.  Ambitious Politician���������I don't think  I'll have a bit of trouble in getting  returned ag.vn. Look how easily I  was elected iast yeai, when the people  hardl.-* knew ine at all.  Trusty Hftnchman���������But that's the  whole troubb. The people��������� h'm ���������  know you now  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  Weakness. '  "Alas!" confessed life penitent  man, "in ^ moment of weakness I  stole a carload of brass fittings." "In  a moment af weakness!", exclaimed  the judge. "Goodness/man! what  would you have taken if you had  yielded in a moment when you felt  strong r"���������Judge.   ..  Use the. safe, pleasant and effect-*'  -im!���������wor-m���������i-k.i31eE-s_-MQtJb.et^_firA������ei!_  Worm Exterminator; nothing equals  it. Procure a bottle and take 't  home:  ROMAN ROSES.  Convinced,  Mr. Spongely (slightly rolntodi-Bplon-  dull Magnificent! Do you know, Uncle  KH, I bollovo I shall novor get tirod  of seeing tbo sun sot behind tbnt hill!  Uncle KH���������That's what me an' mother's  beglnnln' to think.  Ilnlr-i nr (ntrrplllnr*.  Several kinds of imiry caterpillars tiro  known to huvo a poisonous effect on  tho human Rkin, notutily the onci'm-  lur of tbo prowsKlonary moth, so called  bocauso tho cnterpuus march In procession -after lln'Ir food. Tbo scientist  Heaumur found that tbls caterpillar's  halrn caused bim considerable suffering In tho hiuiiU fur hoiiiu day.* imt  that when lie rubWd Ills eyes hit eyelids, loo, wero Inikuued. hjven approaching too near the nests of these  Ciik'rp'liars has caused painful swell-  ins* on tho nwk* of certain persons  from tin* caterpillar hairs floated by  tbe winds.  Before you -get  Pen-Angle  Sirmenti all  ������shrink  Is   tak.Bj  Dill.  tot  Pen-  r  Angle'  'Underwear^ ^  rhcc_t von enmZ  7fyas well as  warm,becaus������thei  rshort fibres that  L make some under-  Lwear Itch aro taken1  out of Pen-  w. ,     Angle wool.  ftfur   They  Are  Donutiful  nnd  Abundant  DaonaNO Tliey Itint Meat,  "I have yot to seo a roso equal to  thoso grown tu Home," said tbo amateur horticulturist. "Thoy bloom In  tho greatest abundance nil through tbo  winter, and tbey aro us largo and rich  and velvety its American Beauties, living out of doors, climbing like Ivy or  boueysucklo over the crumbling marble  walls of ruined temples, gloaming In  crimson and groen masses upon nn-  clout columns, giving to tho grimmest  nud saddest of modlaovul puluy.zos an  air of gaycty and youth.  "Ono day on tho Via Slstlna, as t  piissod tho garden tlmt had one* been  tho garden of Lucullus, I saw an old  man tending tho superb roots tbat grow  there, Ho was pouring on thoir roots  a dark, rich looking fluid.  " 'Why aro tho Itonuin roses so bean,  tlful and abundant?' I said to the old  man.  "'Because thoy eat moat,' he an*  ���������wcred.  " 'Eat meat? Nonsense,' snid I.  '"Well, tboy drink meat���������meat ex*  trua, ������U.il* J������ Ihv buu.i. Ib'.r.s/ cwld th.  old man. 'We Itomnn cn^lonwn bave  tor centuries watered our roses thrice  a week wltb a strong decoction of fresh  beef���������a rich grade of boof tea. They  aro moat caters. That Is why tho roses  Ol.  AvOlUW tU-ti !*,,> htiVdy GS'J ?!���������?!!������<��������� o.  woods and at the same tlmo as richly,  delicately beautiful nnd as sweetly perfumed a* flowers grown undor glafts,'"  The Spanish court no longer asks  the court to impose a death sentence  on Senor Ferrer, director of the mod-  i ern school of Barcelona, for his connection with the attempt on the life  of King Alfonso last May, but will be  content with imprisonment for sixteen  years.  HOW'S  THI8 7  We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward  for any cnae of Catarrh that cannot be  cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.  F.J.CHENEY & CO., Toledo. 0.  W������, the undersigned, have known P. J.  Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe  htm porfectly honorable In ah business  transactions, and financially able to carcy  out any obligations made by his Arm.  Walalng, Klnnan & Marvin,  Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,  acting directly upon the blood and muo-  out surfaces of the system. Testimonials sent free. Price, 7Co. per bottle.  Sold by all Druggists,  Take Hall's Family Pills for Constipation  The UsefuJ Dorkings.  The Sliver GvarDorklng ls an English fowl. Dorkings are noted for their  exceptionally fine table qualities and  groat beauty as an exhibition fowl,  says tho American Cultivator. They  havo short legs, long, low set bodies,  und ������specially full, heavy developed  breasts. Tho flesh of tho Dorking is  very tender, fine grained* and Juicy,  and the hones are much smaller than  othor fowls of thoir slzo, As layers I  was well convinced of their abilities  In tliis respect when from five Juno  hntohed pullets I received 700 oggs in  eight months, tho count befflpnln* >*  1.  r  iHSHB*  Why Refer  to Doctors  Because we mike medicines  for them. We give them the  formula for Ayer's Cherry  Pectoral, sod they prescribe It  for coughs, colds, bronehlrte,  coubu-nption. They trust It.  Then you csn afford to trust  ft.  Sold for over 60 years.  " Atm'i CTuttf .?������������������������������������] u a xmeir tbat  *>trint.h������*n tinnytttma, IhcniMtpHi  Oorm, Hia. Pant, Maw,  rut* i  in  In ��������� variety of fabric* etylm aad prms.  ta all listi for women. Men and  childiea, aad fiariataed by your own -dnta  An ICmm-m ntntmmmnt.  "Is thero nny mi,-,. Wiiy ot linow.  Im? wlnm a man i* tm*anlnir to pto-  ftOl-O'l"  titlst'd  till'  l*M,1,  "Vou   mivln't   worry  about   thnt,-  Hii.i tho l,.i:,..   -jJm, LiiwkNlKO coltm  y niituro.  The xuo������t Important thing  ia to know when he isu't going to."  r-m  ^^   _   ___^ _|_M_^^_i_fc    ""^"'""'������������������"'""'"w ���������'""���������""������������������������������������"sisw  IfwJsS nxuvtoot. ���������  Ayar's Witt gr������Mly ������(d th������ Chorry  PMtoraf In breaking up ������ cold,  am  ihi  I  W   N   U   No.  60S ������B������l*W<������WMJ������**J''fcCJ*''g*  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  it?  t_*  GERTRUDE is a very bright young  girl.   But, better than that, she  is a very,������sweet girl, and her little sisters, Madge and Katharine  and baby Elizabeth, love her dearly.  Almost every clay, when they are tired  of playing, they rush to Gertrude and  beg her, please, to read them a story.  So Gertrude takes Andersen's Fairy  Tales or Swiss Family Robinson or some  other lovely story book and they run  out to the garden and sit under the  trees.  And Gertrude reads so well that it is  just delightful to listen to her  Now, let's see how well you little boys  and girls can color this picture of Ger  trude and her little sisters.  Get out your paint boxes, and do your  best. Madge, who is sitting on the camp  stool, has dark brown hair and eyes;  Katharine, on the footstool, has light  brown hair, and baby Elizabeth has  golden hair and blue eyes. Gertrude's  hair is between dark and light brown,  and her eyes are hazel.  The footstool -Is red, the wicker chair  is green and the cushion back of Gertrude is white with pink polka dots and  pink ruffle.  Gertrude's hair ribbon Is pink and  her dress is pink, while the little girls  all have white dresses, stockings and  shoes on.  *  The Experiments of  Tom Tit  HERE are a couple of experiments  which  I know you  will enjoy,  ���������boys-and-girls: ; "TT"  The flrst is an experiment with  air, and a curious,one to onlookers.  Take a carafe or a large bottle with a  fairly wide neck and, holding it horizontally, lay a cork inside the neck.  Then say to some friend, "I defy you to  blow that cork inside the bottle so that  it will stay there."  "Pooh!" he will cry, "that's easy  enough," and he will be cocksure that  he can do it. But to his astonishment  he will find that no matter how hard he  puffs at that cork, the moment he  ceases to blow it will bob straight back  to where it came from���������the neck of the  bottle.  "Well,  I declare!"   your   astonished  \r  friend will ejaculate, "how do you explain that?   is thc cork bewitched?"  Thc explanation is simple enough,  after' nil. The bottle Is full of air, of  course, you understand. Well, whon yuu  blow your breath hard against the cork,  you cause a sudden compression tit' tho  air that is inside the bottlo nnil when  you cease your blowing, this' compressed  air immediately expands to its former  volume, thus pushing tlio cerk back In  4tB original place in the neck of the bot-  m.    *Btai" Traveling ^o&ct,,-.  Sin robkut rai.i. tens u������ whnt it  would cost to reach one of tho  most distil nt Rtarn, supposing a  railway woro constructed to p. from  London, nrul tlmt i low rate of 2  cents por ton miles prevailed, if the intending piiHwiiKii' could pri'Hent to tbo  hooking clerk iho whole of the national  debt of the t'lilii'd Kingdom, a sum  ���������nxcflOillng Uwao.ow.MO, ho would requlru  fi.Ooo huge carta to convey It Jn sovereigns to tho ticket office.  liJvcn when tlio poor clerk had accomplished tlio lengthy tank of counting tho "fare," ho would want another  i������-,iW0.lii!<) before be would fu.i j**������uil<;d  In Issuing even n thin'-cuma ticket, and  that could not bo a return one for tha  money.   ,  Can You Boys Antwerp  "**  Harry nnd Oscar were caught In a  pear tree on which I litre wer������ thirty-  three pears, Thc nwaer nf lh,������ orchard  gavo Hurry forty-two blows '..^'h a  nwltch. mid then turned on 0������cr���������- atid  pnvi������ him twenty-seven. Hov. motiv  Hi-ire L-iuwH nuin i������*.ii". in>w inuuy  tnore blow* din tlfirrv reirlvf, tv-nn Cu,..  car7 Jf oaoh boy had eaten his till, how  many pcure would him hwu leftV  A Birthdjwy Pairing  Bee  TWELVE boys and twelve girls re-  _^SliMj������ates_of,ini5Ltationureaaing__  as follows:  The pleasure of your attendance is  requested at a Birthday Pairing Bee to "  be given by Donald and Dorothy Dale  at their home, 15 Cabot avenue, on  ihursday evening, from 8 until 30  o clock.  Pal ring-and Repairing.  At the entrance each was given a  card with the name upon it of a well-  known popular character, such as  Punch, Judy. Alice, The White Rabbit,  Mary, Her Little Lamb, Jack, Jill, and  so on.  As soon as all were "paired" a  lively march was played and they  were 'led two or three times around  the rooms. Then Donald announced  that in various places Jn the rooms  were hidden fifty pairs of shoes tor  -which they would search as ln a peanut hunt; tho boy and girl finding the  greatest number of shoes that proved  to bo '.'pairs" would receive a prize.  Phase shoos woro about three Inches  long, of different colors, cut out or  cardboard from patterns found In an  Illustrated catalogue.  Tho'girl's prize was a pretty snoe-  button bag; the boy's, a painted china  shoe filled with bonbons.  Then all wont into tho library to do ���������  a little "repairing" of accidents. Full-'  page likenesses of persona familiar to  children woro cut In two sections and  then put together promiscuously. Wo  usod pictures of Washington, Roosevelt, Grant, Cleveland, Dewey, Lincoln, McICinloy, etc, and their mixed-  up portraits were fastened to a sheet  by a llttlo paste at tho edges. Each  won numbered and ouch child had u  pencil and card with tho names. For  Instance, Washington's complete portrait was found In numbers ono and  six. Without leaving thoir seats they  were to mark tho numbd-H besido tho  names on their cards, Thc prize was  a tiny pair of silver scissors.  Thin sandwiches, filled' with fruit,  nuts und minced chicken; ollvus, fancy  cakes, charlotte russe and, chocolate  wore served picnic fashion.'    ''���������''  A Boy's Observations  SISbtkoB calisthenics,'  Injun clubs and such,  Roaches for her toon te.. times,  And each tlmo   million 'em touch;  Raises up her arms nnd  fl weens Vm nil Urnuild,  Kicks lier heels threo limes without  liver lunching ground,  Ma takes physVol oiilturo  At the wnsliln' tub���������  Gets the clothes nn' soaks 'em down,  Thin begins lo rub;  Makes ten lliotiBard P"������tlona  t'i" and down tl^t v-"y���������  fJho gem lots of exercise  In it working day!  RIs goes to thc gym and  Does tricks on tho rlnga,  TlK-n she takes a big, deep breath,  And then she yells and slugs,  Ma, she washes dishes,  Then she sweeps the floor,  And then she hearthstones all the ������tcp������  Right up tu tho door  Roth take phys'cal culture,  Rut  t (el! vou tills;  There n lots ut iiiiKrence 'tween the kin*  Mv rn:i  lulu*" mnl Bbi  HANS SNUFF sat in the old cobwebby, dust-covered loft of  his mill, smoked h.s pipe siowly  and seriously, and puzzled his  brain for a plan to rid the building of  rats.  They were the bane of his life, and  bothered him of nights by scampering  over his bed. They ransacked his  pantry and built their nests in his  cupboard. As he smoked and planned  for their death, he could hear faint  squeaKs from their snug hou.-es and  stuffy corners under the sacks of dour.  No doubt they were commenting upon  the appearance and also planning in  their way to do live times as much damage as formerly.  It was easy to see that Hans Snuff had  lived in the mill all his life, for it  seemed as if either he had grown much  like the mill, or else lt had patterned  after his appearance. Hans was short  and squat, so was the mill; Hans wore  an old ccat, yellow in color and whitened  by the flour; the mill was of the same  dingy yellow white. In but one thing did  they differ���������Hans hated the rats of the  mill with a flue hate; the mill seemed  to love them ln its dry, musty corners  and floors, protecting them from all his  efforts beyond traps.  But with traps Hans had quite a  reputation, and when the rats were  caught he would speedily introduce them  to Tom, a large cat, with gray and  white stripes. ,  From the loft Hans could see across  country to where the dike spread, all  yellow in the sunshine; beyond it the,  sea. Hans nodded once or twice, but  the thought of the rats never left his  mind. He had just about settled the  fate of every whiskered fellow in the  country, when a very funny thing happened. The sun ran across the sky and  plunged downward into the sea, the  dike seemed to dance a jig, and Tom,  the cat, in the window,. rew smaller and  smaller, until he at last disappeared.  The sails of the mill stopped, and the  little red-roofed house on the hill turned  into a tree.  "Surely," said Hans, "surely something strange has come to this part of  the country."  Then he glanced downward toward the  grinding stones, and there���������there sat the  largest gray rat he had ever seen. It  was an old fellow, with whiskers nearly  six inches long, and a tail that seemed  to be broken in one or two places. One  of his eyes was gone, and an ear consisted simply of ribbons, and hung limp.  He had a very funny cap on his head,  too, something Hans had never seen on  a rat's head before. Hans was so astonished that a rat should come out on  his millstone and brave him that his  pipe fell to the floor and smashed t-  little bits.  "That is the very rat," said Hans  himself,   "that  I  threw  the  stove IM  after three days ago." /  The old fellow stuck his head on  one side, so as to better view Hahs  with the good eye, and stroked his  whiskers in a most comical fashion.  "Hans Snuff, Hans fc'nuff, you're a  bad man!" squeaked the rat.  "Only to rats," mumbled Hans.  "Well, I am the king of the rats,"  -said-the-old~fello'wr-proudlyr-������and--I-ve-  come to have a talk with you, Hans  Snuff, and tell you what I think of your  ways. You threw a stove lid at me the  other day, Plans Snuff, and I have only  to thank that cast in your right eye that  the rats are not holding.a convention  over a new king, lt was a heavy stove  lid, Hans Snuff, and.had It hit me fair  I would.have been a very sick rat. You  should be ashamed of yourself, Hans  Snuff!"  "I'll never do it again," said Hans.  "You'd better not. Don't yuu see how  your mill is stopped and the sun run  down? We've managed all that because  of the stove lid. You are getting above  yourself, Hans Snuff; you're a naughty  boy."  Hans gasped.  "Boy! Why, I'm an old man, I'm���������"  "You're not near so old as the King  of the Rats. I knew your great-grandfather, Hans Snuff; and. by--, the way,  you've broken his fine yellow pipe. He  Was a much better man than you, Hans  Snuff, and I fall to remember any stove  lids of his."  The rat moved Into a more comfortable  attitude, thon continued:  "Now, you see, Hans Snuff, the rats  are tired of your ways, and all those  terrible traps and snares must go. Look  at this foot, all chewed up by a trap,  and look at my back, seriously strained  by jumping out of the track of your  stovelid." '  "But," said Hans, "you'll'eat me out  of house and home."  "That's just what I want to talk  about, Hans Snuff. The rats held a meeting last night over your bedroom���������"  "That's why I couldn't sleep," interrupted Hans,  '���������And all made speeches, including  Lord Whiskers and myself. Then they  voted that, I should come and talk to  you. We want you to part with all the  traps and ihat terrible creature you call  Tom. If you promise this, every day at  the hour of 12 the stones will grind out  a handful of gold coins instead of  flour���������"  "And if I don't," argued Hans.  "Then 10,000 rats will gnaw and gnaw  and gnaw .ill the mill falls about your  ears.   If that don't fix you, we 11 get the  gold coins for rat traps, the grinding  stones will grind out rats���������live rats���������  and you'll neverbe free of them.''.  With this, the old fellow put his cap  oh sideways and limped away. At tho  same time Tom, on the window ledge,  gave himself a great stretch, as all'cats  do.  "Why, I've been asleep," said Hans,  and he' laughed. "As ..' all the rats In  the country could make me���������"  A great clatter ��������� rose in the darkest  corner of the mill, and. going there,  Hans found It came from his largest  and best trap. Tin e in she trap was  the old, gray-whiskered, lame King of  Rats!  Hans rubbed his eyes and looked  again, There was the king, und no mistake! *'"*.  "Now, I've got you," s.-tid Hans. Then  he thougnt of the promise he had made,  and even though it was only in a dream  he was afraid tn i.ivak It, a'id, besides,  he could not help a faint thought, that  I  300 tribes of Holland rats, Including tho  pink-eyed rats, the gray-striped rats  and the Norway rats, and burrow  through the dike and let tho greedy sea  in on you." ,  The old fellow's single eye blazed, and  h.'s tnll shook a warning.  Hans trembled,  "I'll do it," ho suid. Thm from aU  sides enme a shrill squeak of applause.  "Then I'll bid you good-day, Hans  Snuff; but mind, if you over spend the  the king might fulfil his promise to  grind out gold coins every day at 12. So  he released the old king, who limped  slowly to the nearest hole arid out of  sight. ��������� ������������������- ..   ,������������������������-   ,  Hans Snuff now rides to church In a  gorgeous coach nnd owns a yellow plpo  far better than tho one left him by his  grandfather. ....  Sn, what do you think, boys and  girls? Did ho owe his prosperity to the  King of Rats?  1 ������/*V t.������^_  The Busy Bee's  Errand  'm):  A'i\  <<  Puzzle-  What  tnrc-e flowere are 1, 8?  and U?  BUSY BliE! ,  Where are yon ^onmlng,  And  what  Is   your   errand  today?"  "The Queen  Bee   wnnla   honey   for  breakfast.  To get H 1 am now on my way.'  O'  it Busy lire! VVIhi.* will >������������������������,- limi it,'  The grocer won't serve yuu  I'm Hiiro!'*  "I'll not even auk lilm; I'm eertaln .  The flowers will give nie tlit^r store,   I  "The -��������� ,V���������(i) Opo  ..in   treiivc  me,  Arithmetic in Jeat.  Tn going along the  street n  do* ta  trr,vrllTii������ nt the r:ito of i\v m'!i*������ nn  hour, That Hmtth boy thrown n rteno  nt him, which speeds nt the rate of  thlrtf-en miles an hour. How $<������r.g bt-  tore the stone overtakes thc dog, and  before Justice overtake! the boy?  Can You TeUP  A Boat, worth 11.75, waa tied up In a  ������fi.'..f -itenit with hulf a i.t.ov n '���������';..',.*  pf stovepipe, worth 25 ci-ms each.  What wna th* ������!Htf*r*nw> between the  w������.ilt> nf lit,, uurtt Mnl the \um*> ot  , ihv plpo eaten?  ii *tornea iint.  IN x certain wretuhe.1 hovel in Kng"  land, clone to tho Thames, Jives a  family who nre so accustomed to  the nfpht nf rntu rnrlm' noma* the fi,*��������� -  tn������t they think very little about the  nulMiticc. t^������t Ocolbcr, however, the  wife was startled on seeing, peentng  from tinder the arnte. tho head of u  largm health v.looking rat. graced vlth  n pair of tlnv uiit benut)fully-curv������<J  hnrnn.  Her husband refused to belle"������ tho  j������l7ir,v. toying aho mmt have been de.  'null ii liy n ilreiim. A lew tm i-kh inter,  howf-v������������r, the aame rat���������������ir one exactly  Vke It���������tvnn .opo \iv lhe ihri1������. ftm'lv.  *o thn th*"-* h-m ro longer room for  doubt.  PUSSY often asked, "What Is the  sea like?"  i'liBi iiu iifM-ti pupil,    men ho  :���������' Ui-il   Ji..)!;ih,.:i,    -..]..i    :.v .-j    !,.;������   )..j ulLi i,  and then big sister; ar,d when visitors camo to see thn family, every ono  of them hud to m������*e| th������* name quen-  tlon from curious Punay: "Please,  what is the sett like?" Out nono  could tell hi in.  tho next thing to a naUsfactory answer.  "tire here, Pu.ey, I don't know any  mo**- than anybody t*U������ by actual experience what tlio -sett |m like, but  this Is what I'll do: Next tlmo I camo  I'll tiring the sea to you."  "You wllli Oh, ������!o tell m# when  nnd ho iv," i-rlr-d r*ii*-������y now on tip*  lot- wiih i xi ii������.|iniii itml anticipation.  "Never mind how; hut It wilt tie  ;.. xl M-....1..,,., 1 ili-iik."  Tht ivllvHintt Musiduy, ������urc (.nouuh,  h-iv   lame   (.'apl.-Mn   Arigoni   itiui   h������-j  was fnlloweiMjy^Bwo servants cii-ryJ  "Oh!'oh!   oh!"   erieil   i'lis-iy.   gimlngf  '-������������������'     ','      "l������l      iliu     i *l|j,U    III     in*,     tx-.il  iiiiiI 1'nltnng ut the j^nll  wuln*,  ".Vow turn around nnd look at me,"  ?;};������! <V)*t.<i������ .\!)K"i*i ain! v,;.,,. t'us"-  ny tinned, what ilhl the ''i-plaln dt>  but give I'usny a push thai K'-nt him  Vpi'n u'lliiif   inlit   Hit-   null    ii.|.|   -.iv;  . ���������    ,,i,%.    ,.,,   ������,-  i    I llll,    Vll������     .-i.i.   .mu   I'i.  coui-M- you wiiiit to ili������ th*- r-jum* tiling  that  people tin."  Ho that is how Pmsy got hi* first,  last and only dip Into itu- neu, liiui  leurii'd  what Iliu nvn in M<i-,  Winn ut last lie imiiifigcit to slrug-  Iflti out of the pall, i|r|j.*.|-*g and nput������  taring most iKhuihIIv, h" wutlnl;  "T l ������������������n't 111*,. !������,' If th,*. ; v.!. ,t  folki* gi������ to the wHulmi'i. for, I ulunilti  think they would far rather winy  Inn,,,   ,-uil ki <��������� |i i iiii.i,,, i.iI,,.   ���������t,,\ -.try ,'  Whut do you res, /"Jih ,uini gli'lit?  The  '  '<��������� r i e  '('nnie  a'   to  i  inn  ���������  Hume  nil   ri-fi  i''������* *  un    iie.t  MllllJll  hum.  dllg      I  uf  i. ii  "A 1 m o a t   J  e n tl ft h t   b;,  rnl,In,  ���������'  ���������I'lH-iiii  teeteil  I'or imt  ped  ine,  Bho  'Creep  inii:  -���������t.u   t,r.  mo will.  iw  h>* 'Ii;  to     m-rtirt:  whl.-i|..'ii.<l,  iuio   my  '.it.a I,.,, w in Uo i.:.������: I rnu������. Uu-!.-.  Her .M,iJ>*sty ������ *xnning. you lunw    (ft  Ti. i.i*' Jit.fusi iiiiou mv frviOt Imt, -v  bo il you ll exi-itm- me. I'll re '  -K. A  '���������JL jMMa������.itiiiiOTiiiM������w*mie w. v/aw  I'i *, mmmmm i  j"^1 >������������������   ��������� * **���������  > ��������� ' "*'"   ���������  3BK?:  ima  1EBW%  fflyMBBM^^j ^^FjmaR  0>Xiiiii^^  "STAR'  I   RIS8? and WHYTE Props-  N__RA!*U_������������W_X������_M-.'������t  -4, awl tyl&AYMENi  and   rfO-UBliafi   RlfcS&  (r������r ~^W"       #^>JP^S  ATfBWDHD  TO.  3rd St. Cumljerlanol |  Wti-tn In Gourtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  eonvoTuenee for guests.  .J.  9  SjfiL_W������T7������EL.    C      X)-a--^Tie,      Psopsibt.  EcgNsh 4 x BURTON always ua tap; also, the famta* MILWAUKEE  BBERS-Auliepser, Bobemiiui, SchlitJi, &e. "OLD GRSY USA-HO"  SCOTCH WHISKY. Beet Wines and Liquors of all kinds.  The Boarding and Lodging Department,? under tbe immediate supettBtendeuoe of Maa  Davis, will be found First olasa in every respect.  BAT ������8,  $1 oo per day upwards.  The ������snttal Hotsei for Sportsmen  None but the Best of Wines and Liquors  at the Bar.  RATES REASONABLE  Jchn Jehnston,    Prop.  W. B. Anderson,  PHOTOGRAPHER  POPULAR PRIGJSS.  ALL STYLES  CUSTOMS BROKERAGE  exeoeted at sh_?t notice,  News Office  ens  BAKERY  A Fine Sbl-uotioa of OAE35S   always   on  band.  PE^SH BBBAD ev-wy day x  Otdors for SPECIAL   AKES p-noinpcty attended to.  Sanaimo ly  s. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.'  VICTORIA-CCIMIOIB:       BOXTTS  Cumberland  BiGm  BYRON OKlfMD  QOURTflffA^, B.C.,  BREEDER of    olstein Cattle, Ches-  tor White Pigs,,  Barred Plymout  Rocks, &������' -|  M������ROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  INTERESTING        INSTRUCTIVE  (i  CORRECT  ENGLISH-  HOY/ TO USE IT."  A Mownv Maiumnk D/.voted to thr  Usk ok Enoi.mih,  Joaci'tm-r-K T-nvon Bak-bb, Editor,  Partial Oontonte for thia Mouth,  Oourao iu KujiUbIi lot the Kuprinner.  ���������Bourse in BugUwb fur tbt) Advanoed Pupil,  How Ito loor-mse ������no's Vocabulary.  tbe Art of 0ouvenation.  BhouW and WovU:   How to Uao thetn.  EronuDCtation* (Coafcusy Dictionary).  ������oir*ot Knjrf������������h ki the Homo,  Gojuwot BAh In fiio Sohodl.  What to Hay mmI Wl*t Not to Hay.  0aam ks Stttor������W������ftna aud Punotuation,  AlnlMlMtlo l������t of Ambt*J*m\lame,  mhtntaa K>sg]\lm lor tba Bnaineaa Man,  Oatobound Vrtnli   Mow lo Wribo Item.  MallM te _JogK������h ffftuwtura.  $1 o Jfawr. Send XOe for sample copy  eoMwr mmm. Evan**���������, in.  Dunsmuir Avenue,  ������TECHS IS HEKEBY GIVEN that  au application wih be  made  u  the  Legislative Assemlity of thu Proviuce  ot British Oolumb.ii at us __xt Suasion, for an Act   t������   iacorporate   a  company to build a line of railway of standard or narrow gauge,   to ho operated   by  steam or electricity, from a point at or near  the head of Portland Canal thence   following the valloy of Bear Kiver a distance of  thirty miles, with power to  build,  '-quip,  maintain and opt rate branch lin*;n of hl'.een  miles in length from the main lino and particularly up Glacier,  Bitter and  American  pCreeksj-and-���������also���������to~e8tabliBh^y_eri������janffit,  tracks for collecting and distributing yards  ou the main line or any branch or branches;  to construct, operate,   maintain   and   own  telegraph and telophone   poles,   or   either,  along the route of the said   railway   or   ita  branches, or in connection   therewith, and  to transmit messages for commercial pur-  po-esi, and to charge tolls therefor; to ;eoor-  ate electricity aud supply light,   heat   and  power and erect, construe-, build and maintain the necessary buildings aud works, and  to generate any kind of power for the purposes aforesaid, or in connection therewith  for reward; to oouneot with and enter into  running arrangements  with any  railway,  and to oouatniat terminal  sidings  at Tiny  such connections; to roceive from any government, person, or body corporate, grants  of land, money, bonuses, privileges or other  assistance, in aid of the construction of the  Company's undertakings} witb power to own  by purchase of location, or lease aiiaos and  soil and dispose of its holdiugs; with power  to own, uso and operate water power convenient to thb road for the Company's ra!l������  way and other purposes,   and  to   i.-xorouo  ������uch powers as aro granted by Parti* IV awl  V or tlio "Water Clr-.UH0i>Otiiisi,luUtioii Aut"  with power to build, own, maintain wharves  docks and bunkers in oonnentiou with tho  Company'i* undertaking;.; uud to build, own  equip aud maintain steam and other vewjuls  and boat*, and operate thom on tho waters  of tho Provinoo aud thoso adjacent thereto,  and to mako traffic arrangements with rail  way, steamboat aud other oompinios} and  for all other uooessary or incidental rights,  powers Md privileges in that behalf  Dated at Victoria H.C, the '22nd day of  August, 1000,  KBWIVTS k TAYLOR,  ���������jjolioltors for thu Applicants.  .U2-Ct  OnilierlEM.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that SO  days after date 1 intuid to make applicat.  ion to thc Honorable thoChiet Commissioner ot Lands and Works, for special licence  to out and carry away timber from the ful-  lowihg described ium'S siiua-ed  Nu 1 Commoucing at a post about 600  yards north from the mouth of the 1st  river of importance on tho eaai jido oi Buttles Lake from the south end;, running 40  chaius east; 140 cbaius houth then 40 ch una  more or leos to fhoi-e and   following   bliure  back to point oi cviinmencemeut.  I . . 1   Nu_2,.jCta]iaa_i_������_u____JL^^  chains west of mouth of 2nd  Hver  uu  oust,-  side of Buttle Lake from.south end running  eouth 80, chains;   aaat   SO   ch.ins;    thance  north 80 chains;   to   shore-   a:id  'following  shore back tu poiuli of coinmeucenicnt,  No 3   Commencing   wt   the  south west  corner of No 2 runuiug' south    80   chains;,  thence east SO chains-^ theuce  mirth   80  chains; thence weut 80 chains  to point of  commencement  .   CE. MoILROV,  OumberlHnd, Ni.v. 11,1906,  <^5-4t  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, callinf; ,-u North Saanicli'  Cowichan Bay, Maple Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis islands when freight  ot passengers oflfer.  Leaves Ni-.na.rno Tuunlay, 5 p.m^, for  Untuii Hay and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday,' S a.m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m,j for  Comox and way ports.  Leave* Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and wA'y ports.  Sails from Nanaimo f"rida\, 2 p.ro., for  Victoria/calling at Knpe,r and''Thetis  Islands, Crofton, Maple Bay, Cowichan Bay and North Siameh when  freight and  passengers offer  North  Saanich when tide and weather  conditions   permit.  VANCOUVER - NANAIMO - IIADY  SMITH   BOUTE  S.S.     "JOAN."  S;iils from Vancouver for Nanaimo  daily, except Sundays, .11 1.30 p.m.  Sails f'-om Nanaimo for Vancouver  daily, except Sundays, at 7 a.m.  S  Nurseries and Seedhouses  (.--*-..'-  ���������t^Mia������-������wia_������-iwTaro������JWMwilwiiTM'(^*f������sw*������i-'MiJ*^^ '������������������wmmamae  Larh'e fitock of HOME GROWN  Fruit and Ornamental Trees now  matured for the Fall Trade.  No expenf?***, loss or delay of f umi*  ga tion or in?peotion.  Headquarters l >r Pacific Coast  grown Garden, Field, ard Flower  SetdB iu peneon,  BEE SUPPLIES, Sray Pumps  Whale Oil Soap, Greenhouse ^Plants J  Cut Fowers, Bulbs for Fall Plant- i  ing.  We do businena on our own  prounde���������no rent to pay and are  prepared to meat all competition.  Let me price your list before placing your order.  Catalogpiie   Ifrec.  j    ���������mtmmmWmmmwmt^mtmmmmn.eimWm *������iM*''M.*^***^-M^*������aaB**<������>;--'.M������������_a_5a^w������<__B)li  M.J, HENRY  3 OlO Westminster Road  Vancowver B. C.  %        "    -  E ���������. Eiiide  {cycles and Supplies.  m  Monday, October '-U\, 1906  NOFTH BOUND��������� RpndJDown  I  Passenger 'i'ruins  Daily  Scatious. No. I  7iotoria,  KuHielB,  Siiawui^an,  OdOoO OOOO^OOOOOO^O^  : ^ ���������;  'H/ *mWW'eA** i4n 'W     mmmmt^' -^  o 0  Q     I am jwepareil   *������ O  5    furnishPtyltsh Rigs g  r>     ������������������?() Ar, Ti-MMsnt? at C  reMsonable rat������s, ������  D. KILPATRICK g  o oooooooooooooooo  i  NOTICE.  Riding on locomotives txtxi  rail  wfty cars of  the   Vxx-mi  Kottter-y  Company by any  pt^on   "'I*'  pons���������oxcept triwiu trow���������i- Btwatfly  prohibited.    Hmployws  T'to ������w>-  \c.ot to iliomifpal for ������M������*   *��������� same  Ii������y otdot  l*UAf*Vxm D. LamI^  SMOKE  . .  ������������������CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A VJIOU \XAVtP tsuhsn  ROM  ���������mm-  Cuban Cigar Factory  M. /. I-****, Pf*p*t������*������,  NOTICE IS  HKREB^ OlVlfiN   that at  the next aosaiou uf ihu Legislutire Assembly of thi> Provinoo of Britit-h Co-  luinbia, a^iylioatiou will be mado fur a   Aot  to inoni'porate a (Joinpauy with   powur   to  api>ropriaU< and use from the inout amtabln  point bo much of tho water of Khtada Ilivor  in lU'igo V, Cloant DUtrict, hrii.iah Ciiinuj-  biu, aa may be mioeHsar*, fur tho purnoKCti of  th������ Oiimpmiy to Bupplf pnwei,   light   and  beat for milling,  douiuttio,  uia'.nifacUii'iug  and other purpouon, to the iniialiitiu.'.u, cor������  poivitioufl, iuiue������, niillfi, mauufooturtttj ami  all oth.tr wiirku of tbo T������iinyi������t*ii Pcii'..uula  Kiticn Iiiliind, Digby Island  .**nd  udj**oeut  ixlandu in CJoftut JJiiitriot; nnd lino *vi\,h now  et to oomitructi y:w wurlii* at nuo'i place   on  the Northoily pur; of Kalnn inl'md ������h niiy  bo doeuiod moot uuitnble, and to   Uy pipoa  for convoying the aamo to   the iuhabitam.H  of ������aid InUod; aud to supply,   transmit and  diitribute power, light aud heat   by  cow  proHocd air, elootrioity mid gas to tho iuba-  bltautu, oorporatioui, minei,  milU untnu-  faotoriui* aud all othor   works  within  the  District bufoiu uioutionod and tho sunouiid-  IngdiNtriet within ��������� radius of 75 miles iro.u  tht oald Khta(\a Hivariand alno to ooontruot  wd maintain tramway, raU*< ay   nnd   tolo- j  phono syt-tonib in tno uaid rudius and to 1 x  tend the said nynU*mn tn othor diutriuti oon������  Uguous thoroto; aud s\U> U> oreot, lay, oou>  struct and maintain all hiioh works, bridged,  traokn, roadti-, auhwtxya,   buudingn,   tsuku,  flu������H������, dwne, r*ic-. wa) >-, polon, pipos, wiret',  otbUii, etruolure-H aad appliu.icos aa so\.y he  necs^isaary to fully and ooiupibttily oany out  tho purpuKOM of tho Omnptny.    And .'Ino to  have tho right to enter and to appropriate  lands for eittm lor k*r wot.*, yomm-i.***-,.,  _Lt������U(iui<, ������avuw������k> tn"J������ vol tithe,, i..*.*i.'-������i. 1  works, and to appropriate, uao  aud  dim;.  no much of tbn aureoordid v,i*mn  of   u..j  rivnr or orouU wnioh uuy   bo   found   uso-X .  ���������x*..**;.*.;  - ' '" '';. " "',Mn ,v* ���������  aald radiua aa ui,������y hn ..octwury for Iho pur-  po<*4 of tho oompary in ordt-r to supply  power, light tad heat to the inhabitant.!,  oorporatiuas, uuuti, in iliu, wauufnoi.' n������������  ������nd oUmt wmika wuhiu tne aiid r������iliu������, and  to do till "noli ottii-r tninp a* aro tuoidnut'd  or tf.m>.iiiiiVu ti> uiu intjiaamoi <������l t*t Mmve  nbjin'ta or %nr of thmn.  l>itwi thm )4ih il������v'.I Kov������ii.Ui   l3i,C,  JOHN DKAH,  Agent for U������������ IVoawtors.  6t-|2 '  CobbU- Hill,  (loivichitn,  Kr)!.>ilabi  Dunoan'n,  Somti������<.������i  Woithvilme,  (Jh-jinainoi,  l.^iiysinith,  S-mi'li Wellington,  iNanahno,  Wcllir.-iU'ii,  -i-art*  "Oc. 0.0O  9.04  'Id 2  27.8  ' 10.40  .    10.48  10 fiS  11 00  11.07  11,Ul  11 32  11 57  1-2.18  12.3H  Ai 12.63  ,.iwwm-*n.rmr ��������� *  Sun������la\  Wd\.  Sar  No. :���������:  De. 15 0  15.114  10,17  10.22  16.30  16,41  ll!*V  1(3 58  17 10  17 2*2  17 <>  17.T5  j y., 0  18 :i0  ��������� Arl8 45  SOUTH BOUND���������IWd Up  Vio'drla,  llu..milfl.  tih." '-m���������m,  ti  ���������Col-Wo li'U.  lWl-.jh-.-u,  Koic"iltb,  Duiuhiii'h,  Ivoiiitnioc,  Wcithobiio,  Chtnnan.iiUi  Wlyumuh,  Ar  Houth Wellington,  Nannuii'i,  Wc-l i g.hi,  No. 2  . 12.'HI  12 *-2  4>l  I  4'J.i^  10.-W  10 13  HI Oil  10 0-J  U 47  0.H7  I) _5  it.OO  8 60  8.28  8.15  De. 8.00  Ar  Do.  Ar.  Ar.  Do  No. 4  18,"'">  18.������r'  JO.!"  10.4  17.  17 0 ,  17/:  lll.W-  1������.*  ltt.Sv;  io.aii  15^8  16.48  I5.������7  16 15  , 15 00  Local Agent   for  Comox DistIret for  Cleveland  M assey-Harris  Brautford {  Perfect /*  Rambler *   ��������������� f  _^Ji Imperial     >���������'���������  Bicycles.  Fairbanks - Mor a  Gusolorie  Jack of all Trades' engine  . ��������������� [-v*i*a---- *������%%r.-iw,,-*m* *>i"Hii't -.-tMniiJ'AUi J*M��������� .i������-;.'<*������^*v������"  Eeconif! fottiticl .WXteelj*''  for ga&tt*  ijjw������������������iiwimiiiii's'<*ii*i"rf*iTi���������f-*i���������ir"'" ' ' ���������"���������  Acetylene Supplies  Bicycle and general  Repairing oi   rawing  Machines, "   Fishiity  Ruds, Guns etc.  , Scissor*- yrouiif), Snvvu gum-  meil 11 ut! li led.  Key end Pipe.'fluiog.  ���������  iii-Brmiriii'ii  'I'lKiusiind Mile and Commuuiion Tic-  he** un srtlo, j^ood ovci vmi tuvl ste u������,ei  lines, nt two and on������"liulf -.tntu pot mile.  ,'-.()(s:i,i! iniuiB and vi������:unur������ lor Vhttur-  iioin, and tfdviced riu������ fer pui*<ie& miiy  be arranged rai mii iijiplicMi.m to tlie  Dint, I'ass, A_ont .-< Vtatnriii,  The l*oiw|ianv r������ier.vos xlxe riyht to  ch;tti;-;e'w(ijif>i������t nri-.vmoa ni������ti-ii������, ^eamar.i  vailing tl Men nnd hevra (d SfiVwig.  Excur-ion TitlwVs on .���������>-1 k* fr*yi anrl N>  ill Suaitini, Root-i fur g*t\ttxv. y>xnfxxe*f Saturday ;ind Sunday, rc*urHH������g n������t Inter  .ban Mondav.  J, W. TJJOUP, <S������a. Sup. BC. Gmi fc������r.  W. Lt. COOKiiVist, mu������, F- . Cl. 'A���������.t. Am.  fM St��������� CnmliBrlaiKl^  <��������� J-'*-ii^i^yB.vVKi\^<>*il*^t]a^i^y'fM*,''}^^  W*NterIy f|'ote|  Firot-Clna������ Accommodation  ., ..at Jloaaonnbl<j ltatuo ,.,  BKST OF WINKS A LIQUORS j  S. SHORE,  PH0HK������?0H.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������IMMMIWMi awf-HIWl���������lllll if  The Street* ot Port*.  Tbo ������iriH.'t.*������ of Ve\\\, w-p������-������n1ly on  pnln uaya or vvmni iuuj 1,,... i������v . ,>  ciul dr������:K������ ot soui������ t-t'l'dirarion, .iro mid  to hv milling tho mud tiictun������squo la  tlto world, lu tlwir ntirrow pruiKirtlons  tboy reaomblo aomowlvit tbo stfeots ot  Chlnn, nnd tlio variety and coutntHt of  tim col.������..\ v.;.o.i la d������vy)r!itlriri mny be  compared with the Culneae. ihete la,  bowovt-i', a dUlluct latin chnrooter to  tbo decoration, which loud* tUeu'ait  aunoapbere -i-ntlrdy tbelr own.  Cumberland  Hobel���������"^  OOR. DIWSMWIR AVENUT  AND    SRLOttU     8TRKJi'3|  UUM������a_v)-/lNP  MO.     <I  Maw, J. II, Piket, Propi* treat.    ,|  Whon in Oui������l������������riu������id be. bur  4������iU     )w*A\       a*w      *U������        v* ������*.*.!,.<,j  ,,ma*  ���������w  *i*s\tt\,  lxrtn*<vsa������b   Ai^JiauidN  ti������n hr tt.tttuiunt and poriua  mix UounUtTn.  fl-������*-nt^k iVr-u'-Mi*; Anrl   Pnhlir Nn  Hun i*i Connection with S-ioff  KubtH from Al.iKl to $'AAM \wt k  , tO Ovlili A Wh\i m O^x. b& 1  ;  'V       .w^ t'-vagtet. intrnt >    *,������������������ im.4^\. 4  I I*** to atmtt.      H. W. 4teeta*a *\a*r*mT*A  i Ui ������������*i but,   fat. THE   NEWS,  ClMBEItJUUm BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  TIE CUMBERLAND NEWS-  Issued Every Tuosday.  w. b. anbhrsw, "-'   -    -.,    Mgr  "���������������������������   '��������� ������������������������ .-I       ii ".. i  Tha oolutnaa of The News are open to all  who wish to expr<������aa therein views o matters of publio interest.  While we do nut hold ourselves ro j>.vmai*  ble for the utterances of borresyoud-sn������,o, we  eserve the right of decliaiug to iiiaeet  ommnnioations unnecessarily pbrson&i.  WEDNESDAY,      Dec 12     S906  NOW IN ITS :39th YEAR ������������������  Tho leading raining periodical ol  tho world, with tho strongest editorial  ���������sta-TC ot any technical publication.  Subscription $3.00 a year (including V. S., Canadian, llcrlcan postai-ro}.'  Sample copy froo. Sond Eor Book  Catalogue. '     '  PUBLICATION OFFICE  505 Pearl Street, New York  The First Bathing Machine,  There does not seem to be much  doubt that the first bathing machine  ���������waa seen at Margato and that lt was  tho Invention of a worthy Quaker  named Beale, who placed his hopeful  Invention on the Margate beach in  1750. "The public are obliged to Ben-  jamln Beale, one of the people called  Quakers, for the Invention," writes the  author of "A Short Description oi' tho  Isle of Thanet," published ln 179(1  Bht It was tho old story, the public became grateful after the Inventor, had  been ruined by his enterprise. His  successors had reaped the harvest  Old Benjamin Beale's widow could io-  member In her last days the flrst family that ever resorted to Marrcate for  the" purpose of bathing being carried  Into tho sea in a covered cart. In 1803  Beale's machines'were" out? of'the institutions of Margate. It was alarmingly claimed for them that "they may  be. driven to any depth iutq the sea by  careful guides."���������T. P.'s London Weekly. '        _ .  The Buaicst Street Ih the World.  West street ln New Yorli presents  n network of piers and docks for its  whole length. Most of the groat  steamship and railway transportation  companies have their pier terminals  there, and other steamship companies  have built their terminals on the $ew  Jersey shore opposite, so that all transatlantic and a large share of the continental ^travelers must cross 'We'ut  street in coining to or leaving the city.  When one considers the great number  of short trip travelers, including commuters, who daily make their way in  and out of ttie\metropolis across this  busy thoroughfare a faiut idea of its  ~importance-Tinay��������� be-gained,���������-M^mhati,  tan Island has thirty-two miles of water front���������John P. Fritts In Leslie's  Weekly. "   \   '..  This Wna In 1824.  English opinion of the United States  In 1824, from the standpoint of the  fashionable London set, is shown ln  the extract from the correspondent of  John Whishaw:  "You must have read some tlmo  since In the papers of a fow young  ���������fashionables,' Mr. Stanley (Lord Der*  by's grandson), Messrs. Wortley and  Denison, ministerial members, and La-  bouchero, a nephew of Mr. Baring,  having sailed for New York with tho  Intention of making a tour of the  United States. Tho scheme was  thought very wild and much disapproved of by the west end of- tho  ,' town/ and disappointment and disgust  wero universally predicted."  A Qsi ii'dnti3-J  Ouro   for    Piles,  Itching, lili'id, Ble-i'ttng or ������t<;l,is> Uv ;;���������  filert. i)r������.)g4j.s.-)ts.n;liui,.i mpue* i! Vi-XH)  ���������������l*SPCMBN:T thU to, ouro any cine, no nv.t  'er of how l������nj������ utAiidir.-jj, i'i 6 to f* d-.^v.  Fwat ayplieatiou given e -xe and rust. SOc  If your (ii/iagist iuwt/fc it aeud 50c it.-. ������tuui|>a  and-ft* wvn he iorwwytod p-mt-paW by Pari*)  ������������������iudioine Oo*, Sf Low-Sh, M\>  ���������^      ������������������*���������*- ���������  n n>_2  r   "*^'    i  iuJm i_Ji   Lmt  \t      WILLARD is pnepswrod to  * ' *    fill any Orders for Fine or  H*9vy HaruoDH, at short iu>Mo<y  ���������i ���������.' _*aaa?i_Maec���������s: :^.*i.  2a������������5ES_t3tt;-.<*.. -  WIJX\RP AWK,*  , Cumberland,  JOHN Me LEO D3  'SOW FiaST-'iLAM1*  CANDY, FRUITS,  '.%*]���������   Vl\--%^AaM^>  J'l fj & Vr i  mm  ^ .*��������� i.?3*id  m  i  *^E    P_:r *���������%*������'��������� :j-J^---.:.-.:::::jB-.. -  ^���������^vY7:M^^7T?8Aga i.tt. ������������������ - ,  '���������cov*-  Ahycrni fc-wJinS* r- rlsotr*;. i-.,*. ''���������.',*.���������>:-���������.������������������.���������: ," ������������������ ���������;*  inii .'lyili-coriiii:*,. li je, v-liet.'L  ,   ,u ijivrtj:. -  :*.t ::b;-.6iy i������a*il*jfi.f.ii;,jlo.  .Cp������iJV-!ii'"><Wr*.s %'���������������������������  csibf%iijtitil. OMost, scene) .      <<;ui**h*- ;.\'..: , ������������������  in jytr^f.ca.    V*7ft -we u "    "  u;am*. 0 m.-''  iJteui! Uiun turouglj a;;*-.h in.-Co. .eei. ���������  c&eol_l noti.e ftj. tho     ���������    ,    ���������   *��������� ,  SCIEHTIf������ ������iiSFJ_������Y  t������3r-atiri!l!v, I':.),*; -,..:d, h^oH. fi-ff-o,,   ..-.  '"'!-.'" *'.i^'������ti,-:<;,,': ������������������ i '--.i-* weekly, tcnis^i*;^;!".A*?.*-;  *X.r������ SI* Xtil.;,!.!(���������;:       Ml.OCjlVwffl  C!0WSl^������a BjL.SH.:  BJOK ON 1l'*1;,:J.*S>j';*J. ysbt ')������������������..-.    ���������*.db-c_������  Knew From Esperio-aee.  "I pay," said* a friend tho utV.'r 'd:iy.7  'you are an old hand at it.' i ha>f  only just got married, and don't, understand much about the business, hut hnr.  a married* man any right.-, left wIhui  he once assumes' the hymeneal responsibilities?"  "Rights? Yes, lots! JIfi'a fl right  to pay all the bills, to"���������  "Stop. I moan this. l.A me give  yon an Instance. Evory box and  drawer and portmanteau and, lu f:ict.  every available receptaole of every  description Is stuffed full of niy v.-lfe'.;  property and wben I want to put away  n few cnil's and collars"-  *  "Hold hard! I know what you mean.  Listen, young man. If your bedroom  were 200 yards long and lined  from tho floor to the ceiling with  drawers and you wonted a plnco to  stow away a couple of collars, you  couldn't find a nook that wasn't full of  bairplns, tufts of frizzes, pads, scent  boxes, old gloves, powder pull's, rings  And things. So just accept the inovlta-  ble. Wrap your personal property In  an old newspaper or some brown pax>er  and hide the parcel under the bed."  The inquirer smiled loudly and ironically and passed* ou a wiser If not a  better man.  "The <irwikof smwig men and iieahhy worpesji  ������>*T^  l? ������ P  *L_.t Ail  \  [5 TheBof.i*  Eskimo Throwing Stick-.  A "throwing stick," "throwing  board" or "spear thrower," as It Is  Bometimcs callo*. Is a Contrivance for  castlii;^ a Javi>i:Por h-.iriwon, which ls  employed by various.* savage races,  tsuch as the Australians, some South  Arnercan tribes and especially by the  Eskimos, among whom its use Is almost universal. Roughly speaking, it  Is a narrow grooved board a foot or so  long, with one end cut Into a handle  and the other provided with a stud or  Bpur for the butt of the spear to rest  against It is Used thus: Grasping the  handle as he would a sword, the man  fits the shaft oT the spear into the  groove, with the butt resting against  the stud, steadying the spear with the  finger. Then, extending his arm and  bending back his hand till the spear  lies horizontal, he aims at the mark  and propels the weapon by a quick  forward jerk of the slick. In this way  I^have seen Eskimo boys casting their  forked javelins at wounded waterfowl.  !3otJt?.ed' or "n  r *. ���������.  .'ftz-ta  ���������www rtxrw ai -iip if <j_' ' 11 ���������-���������wr-T.v-vjr.^tw.g  The UNION b".:Bim Co.,      Mm.-3. C.  ^ "������������������*:��������� yve*:-'.-3i"*--il V.'.u.; "  ������������������'. ���������'   ���������  ������������������������������������:������������������ ���������;\\'-f-i::'---���������      * ' ''VSUt' '-'..-*.��������� - ���������VUTVJR *.T* **" ".'V**"'SaSl  v inw**Na������������^w������oi*r������iiaBW������w*^,*^^**������������w������i *������wbh|������  !   JAPANESE "TAILOR  <!!  I  tn  irjcj*ui7itrTfi"��������� '*-     '���������' ^^mt_-r*_i-.-->-  i ������������������^.^-11   ��������� i m   i  titane' 9u4t������ and Lt������\iy������i' Taik>c������������l OwtmAmrm n****my A*>J<a*A  'm fcatewS fashiows.    ������iuwnj;������fl RijiWt-  rn���������������������������~*"* -~���������.���������*���������-- --'"-   -  DUNSMUIR   AVENUE  .fj.^.igjllj.1 ���������.*--1g!H������|g!ff^������l^������t������^liiatWW  1  BJ08L ON i-ifiSXl  ".*><.)���������''  3*.''  'itf'k.  *   l-iafet if::-:  r.  "Wood's f h^^^lnih  Tlia Oroq.fi />/"���������.��������� ."<'.* .Hun'r:.%  Tpnesana,j!,-, j-v.'r.:^twow; ���������.y������  no'ryoua system,  wiilfou   ;z$'  ll]k>0(iin  Watt-tciI. r*i       ... liiTCli     >������.*���������  Vtiti>o.cV*i-^''  ~  " Wh-r.-'.  No Gunrnutee.  A Bportlng papor recommends a cor������  tain way of avohllug tlio bltos of a  dog, however buvuho. All one has to  do Is to stand perfectly still and hold  ono's bund out. Tho dog, says tlio  writer, will tako the hand ln hia  mouth, but will not blto it But what  guarantee hnvo wo thut tho dog knows  this?���������London Globe.  no Mltxbt De Needed,  " It Is boat to bo courteous to all, even  to tho man that you dislike. You may  want to borrow money from bim some  tav,���������Boston Glolio,  Dlflnt D*lon������ to CoUtreAn.  In tbe early days of Loadvillo thero  wai a singular obaructcr living by  tho naaw of Major Martin Mcfllnnls.  Tlio major wna tho important man ot  Uio camp, aad whoa uuy distinguished  partlei camo to tho city tboy wero  received by Major Martlu McGlnnla and  presented with tho froodou) of tho  camp ou a gold plato. Tbo French  government eont threo mining ongl-  nccra over to examine and to report  upon Uio tnlnornl dcpoHlta of this locality. Tboy woro received by Major  Murtln t,;cGlnuls, who put them in car-  ringoa nud took thom around tlio wimp.  Ah they woro going uu California  gulch tlio Frenchmen suddonly jumped  out of tho cnrrlugo und commenced  tc hacwr *,r"^ '"M������f������| nnnn n Innro  WneV hrtwMw that lay nlougaldo tbe  rond. Tho major watched them gesticulating to ono another, und he Dually aald to tho interpreter: '.'What do  thoy moan? What nro they talking  c!,'?'!t''" f**o !nti"Tir.-ter Raid. "They  gay tliat rock don't belong horo." ^1 ho  mnjor aald: "Tho dotico it don't! You  ���������ay to tboao foreigners that I won't  atand for thetn coming over hero and  running down our country. Toll them  that they con find anything nnywhert  In Colorado."  Tbo Frenchmen were right, however,  for thla Mack rock wan a meteor and  bad fallen from die ukloa.  UREAS;), Cukes and Pick iolivi t*  ed daily to any part of ttiiy.  mil *av.q*.k od-      i^rarfltfi^w  JAPANESE  When  Enelinnau Was ICln������.  George Buchanan \yas a tscholar, historian, controversialist and the best  -La44n-noet-o!f-hla_age._^uchanan w'aj9_  tutor to Mai'y, queen of Scots, and to  her son Jaiiies, afterward James I. of  En^itind. One day he caused himself  to be made king of Scotland, and this  was the way of it:'Having observed ln  James a tendency to too ready acquiescence, he drew up. a paper for the  royal pupil to sign. James did so at  once without having read it. The document happened to be a transfer of the  royal authority to Buchanan for fifteen  days, and no sooner had tho poet got it  into his possession than ho began to  play the monarch, even beforo the king  himself.. James thought the man a lunatic until the instrument was produced by which ho had signed away  his sovereignty. This.,. Incident was  used by tho worthy preceptor to Ulus-  trni*" the day's lesBon on tho response  bliiUosof monarch?*.  Monitcyj as Nurses,  "Monkeys make poor nurses," said a  zoo keeper. "When they live near a  Btream of water and one of the colony  falls sick they''Invariably toss him  overboard. They don't want him  around. His sighs and groans annoy  them so.   Tsst!  Off the dock!'  "Here ln captivity I bave to remove  at once a sick monkey from his comrades* reach. Otherwise they would  soon kill him. When they can, well  monkeys take a strange joy In tormenting an invalid. They bite the end  of his tail, they drag him about, and  they pinch hfm. Finally^ wu*n he  dies, as many as can find room sit on  his body, close together, very solemn,  as though engaged in some religious  rite;"  Fixed Baronets.  , It Is said that during the siege of  Ladysmith in the Boer war the assault  column of British, advancing in thick  darkness, climbed, up an,almost precipitous wall. Once or twice tliey were  'faintly-challenged. At last a Boerrec-  ognlssed them and shouted to the sentry  t<j(i lire on tlie "verdomde roolneks!" As  the crest was gained tho fire broke out  A few of the attnekcra began to reply,  but they were stopped, and the voice  of the commanding oilicer was lietiud  to give tlie order, "Fix bayonets!"  That thero werev no bayonets did not  matter. Tho men, taking up the cry,  rushed on the Boer gunners, who fled  at tlio thought of the cold steel.  *������* Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  ������������������        with  ROD and GUN  ir you like to read of the experlereas of  anglers, shooters snd campers or ysounq������  or if you are Interested In uouctryJgfc a������  your nwsdealer for Forest aaO ������J&WUfc-  or write for free spe^mip CB'*yf������ y^W"*  twenty-five cents for four weeks' Hi������M&J  ������w*oillj*l*ivv  v������vni������   ivi    ���������***���������-���������    *������������:-*���������*  Forest tnd Stre&ra is ������ forge . _  wsekly lournal, which cowalns wefoilfrwUg  departments:  Giroi Bert aeA Cue      S5*^ ?&*<������������.  Se* and ittvot Fishid*.  Y**1?^  Rifle and Trap, EiSoiwi.  V/e send free our catsloiwe of the hestbeota  on outdoor life and recreuuou.  FOREST AND STREAM PUB. CO.  K6 Broadway, Now Y;,rk CS&.  g*R*^g*****������*r**^  ct ttl.iw ?pi*i?,  WU^lwuala and li^tatl.  ii.'.eti' ,iad (������H������ixn <\tn  ity  "jolbR 02.05  in  ts Jftptnwn, Cninb.rland J.'J  . * ,;f.r.,v ������������������* '.-ways: .���������-���������������JMr.Vka������������.u^^.*.'V~:������  4M Li fia7r:3i;IaM  STAY AT TK������B   89    :u. XyeHVf.hXT,,i������m ron Wfen.'*  ; ;m B������R t* tfm-Mitn *<������u  '���������-'���������WA Liquorc; .-������iU Oiy/^t  __&%f_y*  $$  ti*\i,'S'>*?'i% 7;:t'V,W'v  Y''Mmfc*'y'M<M .,    -���������  \W I '.''������������������* (''WryWo Hfti'ftt^:.' ������������������. ���������; k i  \,'ii. f.-m ���������*���������������������������������������������������-n ^M.  ^tXmmmWMmtJ-2**^  \y :-fi;'.:, "piif^^^  'j  '^)b  .������/'."-"���������  ,H   "   *     ���������'     "13  'kiH; *}">'��������� ^*-'4    ���������.���������,  --���������'.        ' ' "* T '���������       ���������*       I*  j& ^_   The HUOSONtJ SAY wO  *-,, i  ������j������"',  t. "  OOiv *im  *.���������������**������������������'''������ XSS'tHii/i  n.������-pn-"*.***Btli_(M'to^^  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  Olive's Courtship  1 BY LAURA JEAN LIBBEY  ���������J   Author of "A Cruel Revenge," "A Forbidden Mar-  % riage/' " A Beautiful Coquette," " The Z  * ���������  J Heiress of Cameron Hall- ������  &���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  (Continued.)  _*.  CTTAPTKK XII.  Oscar OkMulcnniiig was'quickly removed to a hotel across the way.  the doclor following to render him  all the assistance in his power; but,  despite all bis efforts, und the efforts  of the council of doctors that, were  hastily summoned, the stranger sunk  rapidly.  They were greatly troubled over  him, for there was nothiiig whatever  about, him to reveal his identity, and  if they failed to bring him to consciousness for even a few moments,  to tell the whereabouts of his friends,  they would be obliged to bury him  in a namcsless grave.  At length their strenuous exertions  were rewarded. He opened his eyes  in a dazed way, looked in bewilderment about him, and at the strange  faces around his beaside.  "What is the matter?" he asked,  struggling to gain a sitting posture;  but he fell back with a terrible groan  of excruciating pain, ond before they  could answer him, he went on, "Oh,  I remember���������I remember; I fell from  the step of the train���������it gave a lurch.  Have I sustained any serious injury?  I���������I want to know the truth���������I must  know it."  The doctors looked at one another,  and one of them made a sign to his  companions, and then turned to  Glendenning,  saying;  "It is better that you know the  truth and the worst. Your case is  beyond all earthly aid. You are sinking rapidly with each fast-fleetidg  moment, When the powerful -stimulant which we administered to::^*du  to bring you to consciousness^ has  wornjaway, you will fall ii*jmediate-  ly into an unconscious state again,  -���������,1    41-.nM    ..���������..    ...Ill   .-.������,:._    -'������������������rfjw"     y  and then you will pass awafc'^A ' ���������  are    quite sure"?",^|lf-o1hui-5i!r.  "You  Glendenning, huskily.  They all bowed assent.  A great sob broke from tfts white  lips, and he covered his face with his  hands that, shook and trembled like  aspen leaves.  "If you have anything you wish to  say, any friends you wish notified, it  would be well to speak at once while  you have strength nnd reasoning  ability. Every momont is precious  to you,"  How strange it was that in this  fatal hour, while bis soul lingered  between life and ' death, all remembrance of tho young wifo whom he  had wedded, and whom Mo loved so  well, was complotjgtf-t obliterated from  his mind, as tlioii]^ .^������ had never  existed, lie i-onuwiib-M'eajv.only tho  forged check, and that Jitoger, his  brother, had promised to (ry and  raise the money for him, and hnd  gone back on tlmt promise; and in'  bid terror ho had. lied from New  York, nnd had never known another  moment of ���������pence from that hour to  this, because of the haunting dread,  by night and by dny, that loo was  hunted ���������dowii, and that sooner or  Inter the minions of the ,lnw would  confront him, and th" end would be  a prison cell, dank anil lone, during  all the best years of his life, to bo  freed when be was old and feeble  nnd all chanco of making something  for his old age out of lhe question.  He would be old, feeble, and a ���������lumper, and dentil would be a blessing lo  him, llie pi'iilongvitioii tu' life a curse,  "Hn\e you any friends will) whum  you wii-.li to <uiiiuiuniiaii.'" they  asked again,  nnd ho replied:  "I hnve only" a brother, lloger  Ciloiideiiiiiiig, pri\ale sen ei niy lo  .Judge Kii/'i'bind, nl' New York," be  Hiiid, faintly, speaking with great  difficulty, "Telegraph him, if ,v<i'i  will, my untimely fate, niul���������iind--  fioiuo one of you kindly write to  .ludge Kneeland, of New York, after  nil is over with me, and tell liitn I  nm sorry 1 forged thai cheek on bim  for one thousand dollars, imitating  my brother lloger's buiuUvi iling iu  making it out,"  Those iiroiind him listened in wonder, looking ut, one another in grent  Hurprlse. Tbey woro all ii������'U,������paper  renders, and hnd read of the bold  forgery ol Hoger (llendemiing, privato  n,.,-,.,   I ,,.,.���������     I I,,,|,-,,     |.   ,.,,..1   ,,   ,1 .I'   V   Yoi'l', end now to ln-nr- thm mu. who  cnlled himself <������H*'nr Glenileiinmtr admit that he wiih the guiliy one was  rut hor iu*--i>uiii|)iig,  A magistrate was sent for without  t\ moment V delay, and bis deposit u,a  tyken. logeti-er wun u i.un c*,imeKSH.n  covering lhe affair.  Gontly Hey broke lhe rflor.v lo (he  dying mini Unit, his brolle'i- was accused-of the critn'e. mid-that he |--n|  mode no dmim!, uud auto-sod unvst  lor It,.  "GjVat Modi" cried (ismr, his  lireuih eomln;*- nntl pi.ing in mutt  f.-ii*l-i.'. "now I 1'HivW why b" did if������������������������  keep bis appointment with me lie  amid not nii**'' '.'���������!������������������ iiu-n1"'. and took  the Clime Upon hi:- nv.ii i--.li.. I ld< *i *. In  -   lo    Hl\e   Ml''.     Noble    IlogiT*     I til,     I  |i,i> ;-ii.i, Mi Hi'..- iiee oi in.',  tl}-Hi:-: '''���������..���������-  Linmtion and solemn confession, set  him free���������set'him free quickly, for he  is as innocent, of it as a babe unborn. There wa? another reason,  too, why he���������he���������endeavored to���������to���������  save me from .Judge Kneeland's.  wrath," he went on, his voice now'  scarcely above an audible whisper.  ���������"I���������I'told Hoger that only that day  the judge's daughter had promised to  ���������to���������marry me. It was all false. I  did it ifor effect. I���������I wanted him. to  make a terrible effort in my behalf to  raise the money to pay off the note  1 had i'orged, and J���������I���������believed he  would get the money somehow, to���������to  ���������save me from his ' employer's  wrath."  He could not utter another word  save in monosyllables, and bis mind  began to wander and his eyes were  growing duller and more hazy in  their expression with each passing instant.  "You have no one else whom you  would have me write to?" queried tho  magistrate, bending over him.  "No," he muttered; "I have no  friend in all the world save Roger,  who is suffering like a martyr for ray  ciime."  Surely Heaven might have pitied  him lying there, his young life ebbing out, and have let one thought of  tho poor young bride whom he had  just wedded, and who had ^icen parted from him by so cruel a fate, pierce  his dull, benighted brain in that awful moment; but it was not to be.  Ere the sun had , sunk another half  hour lower in the western sky, the  flickering breath of Oscar Glendenning had grown fainter, and with a  last sigh he struggled up in his  crouch,  uttering  a name���������a  woman's  name���������which they could not quite  catch, then fell back on his pillow���������  -dead-! ~. ��������� -     -������������������������������������������������������ ������������������  ^ *,   -���������   . *      ���������'������������������*��������� *...,������ #  As ihe scenes are shifted in a play,  de&x reader, so must we shift our  story. 'Lowering the curtain here,  and'irfnging it up.again on the scene  where we left Roger Glendenning, at  the time when he had been permitted  to leave the coach for a moment to  pick up the broken rosebud that had  fallen from Olive Knpelond's bodice,  as she hurriedly passed, and the terrific explosion which" followed, and  tho horrible conflagration which ensued. *  The forco of the shock had hurled  Roger Glendenning some twenty rods  away, almost knocking the life out  nf his body for an instant, Tho  fihock was but transitory, however;  tho noxt moment he had struggled to  his feet, stunned but unhurt; around  him people were lying maimed, blooding nnd moaning. The 'blinding  smoke, the great tongues of (lanio,  the hurling rocks and flying cinders  almost, bewildered him for a moment.  Then he began to realize that ho  must not stand there; that each  moment, was precious in aiding those  about him.  Horses wero dashing about him,  neighing with frenzy nnd tramping  remorselessly upon frail women nnil  little children who could not get  out of their wny. Glendenning tore  off his coat quickly, nil forgot ful in  that momont of excitement of lhe  (lark sorrow that surrounded his own  life, and that ho was in charge of  one of the minions of tho law, and  pet to work nobly, doing all in his  power for the relief of the wound'-d  und dying, Carrying them to places of  comparative safely, Full ninny a  person owed life and limb to IiIh heroic efforts, as, almost fainting from  ibe heat, and sinoKe, ho bore tbem in  hi.i strong anus out of tho range of  the terrible conflagration.  In Unit, hour of peril all oui side  mnl tors were dropped, aud in cry  energy was bent to lighting the mad  fury of the (lames tbat were growing  in Inleiisit.y with ovevy moment, Tbe  lire seemed m fairly leap from block  lo block along the thoroughfare, and  the inmates hm* barely timo lo oa*  enpo with their lives.  At letiirih, thorough exhausted, Glendenning was oliliucil to desist, Tben,  nn he fitood tie.iv, (ho full force of  his position rushed over his mind���������  ii, prisoner, yet In. found himself as  free nud untraniiueled as tlio air   ho  m .  ... It, ,i.  ^b'.nbl be '��������������������������� V!uv..lf up .,* ,1 ��������� --if  fer the inevli utile consequence, or  take ndvitntiio,,. ,��������������������������� t|,|H )1)OSf, ,n|rnni-  loiis oppoiiuiuiy Heaven had llting  in bis wny and ninke his escape? He  was innocent m flu- crime. IV hv  siiiiiili) he iimke a martyr of him-  M-lf and -suffer lor it. Flight would  iniike bim appeal' -unity, but, ������Veii  us it Kimid, he had been obliged tn  should,.r it to save Oscar, wbo Was  to marry .JihIm'' Km-,.land's daiigb- i  ter. anil It had been onh- since bis  unv.-i tbnt be Ij.hI diM-mered how  mv-i'l   win. the |num of liberty. |  !--h'iul*t Ic lea tnX.it advent ej"> -nf  this wonderful opportunity a pitying  11, .iv.-i,  |,..',t  ou'   to bim '  II" tr.'t'thii-it to think of how much  vnlu.-bl" tit i.   It,- hnd  b',ct.  it, Roger -u-iendenning hurriea q  ly  away,  scarcely taking    time    to  breathe until he had left that    portion of the city far behind him.  At one of the street corners which  he turned he came face to face with  an old friend���������a young man who had  for the past two years been stenographer to another judge in the same  building with Judge Kneeland.  "Roger Glendenning, as I live!" he  exclaimed, in the most intense  amazement, for he had seen him taken away by the officer but a short  time since.  Glendenning looked at him and  started back, turning deadly pale.  "Is it you, Jack Murray?" he gasped, in a whisper.  "Yes, it is 1���������Jack 'Murray, your  true friend!" exclaimed- the other,  grasping his hand warmly. "Thank  God you have made your escape! I  do not ask how, nor do I want to  know. 1 only know that I believe  you are as innocent as a babe of  what you are charged. You seem  dazed���������where are you going?"  "I don't know," muttered Glendenning; "my only thought is to get  away, anywhere; it does not matter  much where J go."  "Come with mc," returned the other promptly; "I am on my way to  tho depot. I am taking m.y six weeks'  vacation, commencing with to-day. I  am going to camp out���������rough it���������  with my gun, tramping through the,  swales of Maryland, and I may  even go down into the swamps of  Louisiana. Come with me, Glendenning; let me pilot you out of this  affair." And drawing Roger's unresisting arm within his own, he carried him off without much volition  on his part.  Glendenning had but a few dollars  in his pocket, but his friend was  well supplied, and purchased both  tickets. Thus, half an hour later, by  some strange fate, Roger Glendenning was whirling rapidly, * southward, leaving the scene of his misery  far behind him. ""  GOLD IN SOLUTION.  the  There Are Billions of Tom In  Water* of, the Oceans. i  Do you know that the waters of our  globe hold thousands of millions of tons  of gold In solution, and that If it were *  possible to extract the precious metal  from the aqueous constituent of our  planet gold would be the commonest  of the metals? More than 100 years ,  ago the salt boilers ou the coast oi!  Maine found slight traces of the  precious metal on the sides t>f their  evaporators, and later on Scottish  tradesmen In the same article reported  gold settlings in the water taken from  the mouth of the Dundee, ln 1803 the  chemists Malagtiti and Durocher analyzed waters from several different localities in the several oceans and seas,  tlie result being that they found a  6light trace of gold and silver in every  specimen tested. Finally, in 1S55, they  made a grand summary of all their  findings, the figures presented with  that report being without doubt the  most wonderful exhibit that has ever  been given to the scientific world.  It was there slio .i that the average  depth of all oceans is 2,500 fathoms,  and that the surface area Is suflicient  to make a grand total of 400,000,000  cubic miles of water, or not less than  1,837,030,272,000,000,000 tons. Each ton  of that vast amount of surging liquid  holds, at a very low estimate, one-  thirteenth of a grain of gold, or a total  of not less than 10,250,000,000 tons of  tho precious metal. If this vast amount  of gold could be extracted and thrown  upon the market the best financier in  the world cannot imagine what the result would be.  CHAPTER XIII.  For six weeks Jack Murray and  Roger Glendenning were as completely lost to the world as though they  were out of it altogether, and during  that time Roger regained something  of his old bright, cheerful spirits and  light-heartedness. He had made a  clean breast of the whole affair to  his sympathizing friend, and he felt  the better for sharing his grief with  another; the burden seemed lighter to  bear.  '^Ja^If~K"OT���������an^ys*"]?n<5Wn-yf Roger"  Glendenning's magnanimity of heart,  but when he learned the story of  how nobly he had given up the girl  he loved to his handsome, dissipated  younger brother, because he thought  she loved that brother, and how he  shielded him from "the awful crime he  had committed by shifting it on his  own shoulders, making no denial of  it when he was accused of it, lie believed that was going to a point beyond human endurance. Hefmade no  attempt to persuttde Roger to mako  a full confession of tho matter to  Judge Kneeland, and thus save his  own reputation, for he knew it would  be useless,  "What is reputation, what is anything in this world to me now?"  Roger would soy, gloomily. "I can  nover win the one object that, would  make life and labor sweet to nie.  When I leave you, Jack," he went  on, "I shall drift to California, perhaps, and from there to Kurope, and  live and die thero My one prayer to  Heaven will be to forgot, the sweet,  thoughtful face of Olive Kneelaii'l,  who will by that time bo my brothor''* hridn "  [TO 1TE CONTINUKD.J  A VERY FORMAL HONOR.  THROWING THE DISCUS.  In  Method* of the nrevlnn Athlete*  Homeric Time*.  Discus throwing was a rcflnod form  of������hurling tho stone, In Homeric  tlmos, and ovon nt Olympla, a stouo or  niiiRS of Iron was first usod for tho  purpose. This was held by a Ion them  tliong, swung lu a circle and hurled as  far ns possible. A circular or lenticular disk of bronzo was usod nt least  us early na tho beginning of tho fifth  century.  A standard welglit must, of course,  bo asHumod for tho groat games. A  diseufl now In tlio Hritlsh muHoum,  which Hoonm to havo boon usod, weigh!  11 pounds 0 ounces, hut wbother thli  was tho standard weight or uot Is not  definitely known.  Tlio thrower took his stand upon a  -���������flight olovallon of limited circumference whore ho could have n secure  foothold nud was prevented from running. Thon, wim a swing of the nrm  nnd n correwpondlng movement of the  wholo body, ho hurled tlie discus as far  as poHHiblo,  tphe vi\\i%(% (tf ittrt h(\i**' ,n,.**"*enicflt TP.J  roenpmlTPd by tbo t������enlptnr Myorn In  Ids fninnus statue, "Tho Discobolus,"  nnd is understood by tho modern nth-  lofo whon ho swings tho hammer oi  even whon he makes a drive at golf.  Palmer-ton    Had   Jiot   Been   Introduced to Hagro or Damn.*.  Alexandre Dumas, the elder, /tells  this story in hia diary: "One day ViOitor  Hugo and I were dining witb the t>o<i\  Decazes, and among the, guests were  Lord and Lady Palmerstoh. Lord and  Lady Palmerston had come late. There  had been no time for an introduction  before dinner, and after dinner, while  we were taking tea, tbe formality had  been forgotten. Young Due Decazes  came up!to me. 'My dear M. Dumas,'  he said, 'Lord Palmerston has begged  me to ask you to leave an empty chair  "b?twee"0!5uFsWfTM"TlcT6irkugd7'~r  did so.  "Lord Palmerston got up, took his  wife by the hand and brought her over  to us. 'Look at the clock, my lady,' he.  said. 'What o'clock is it?' asked Lord-  Palmerston. 'Thirty-five minutes past  10,' replied my lady. 'Then remember,'  eald her husband, 'that this evening at  thirty-five minutes past 10 you were  seated between Victor Hugo and Alexandre Dumas and thnt such an honor  is not likely to happen to you twice in  a lifetime.'  "He tben took his wife by the hand  and took her back to hor place at the  other side of the room without another  word. You see, he had not been Introduced either to Victor Hugo or me."  The  Vnlnnlile  "My  Pretty  Jane."  "My Pretty Jane" was one of the  most profitable songs to the publishers  ever written. Somo years ago it  brought over ������2,000, yet all that Mr.  Fitzhall, the writer of the words, and  Sir Henry Bishop, the composer of tho  music, Jointly received did not exceed  ������40. Fitzhall, to bo sure, declared  that It took him Just tou minutes to  wrlto, nnd Bishop j bought so llttlo of  his own setting that ho had thrown tho  manuscript Into tlio waslo paper basket, from which it was fished out by  tho manager of Vauxhall Gardens.  But, even so, tlio composer was snreiy  entitled to a proportionate reward with  tho publisher, and Jl In not consoling to  recall the circumstance that Bishop'  died almost a puuper.~Chauiburo'  Journal.  Mliiiit'Motn,  Minnesota has been designated the  North Star Stato, of which two or  throe explauniloiiH havo boon given,  ouo on account of lis geographical position, anothor Unit tho north slur appears in its cont of arms, It has also  boon called tho Lnkn Stato from iho  groat numbor of small lakes within lis  limits and tho Gopher State because  the early settlors found golpuors tbere  The Cuenmlier Plnnt.  A scientist by ihe name of De Can-  dolle bus proved that the cucumber  plant has been under cultivation be-  twoon threp apd fnijr thounnnd vtnrs.  AN ETON ESCAPADE.  And  the  Part an   English  Statesman  Played When the Clock Struck  Twenty-Thre*  Times.  There Is a racy reminiscence of tho  present Borne Secretary and his school o  contemporaries in an illustrated article in the summer number of The  Pall Mall Magazine, just to hand. The  first time I spoke to Herbert Gladstone (says the writer, "An Old Schoolfellow") will always remain fixed in  ray memory, for it was one of the  most exciting moments of my Eton  schooldays, and as the episode connected therewith has often toeen dls- /  cussed by hundreds of Etonians, the  solution may Interest them, .^1 refer  to the memorable occasion when "'the  dear old clock in the schoolyard went  ���������apparently off its veneraible head, and  struck twenty-three times without any  known reason.  On a certain fateful day I was fn  the company of a little friend of mine,  whose nickname was "Sehex," owing  to his old-fashioned appearance, when,  on passing the entrance to cloisters,  we noticed that the door leading to the  clock tower was half-open. Without ���������  moment's hesitation we crept Inside,  and found ourselves facing an Iron  spiral staircase. It was very dark ln  the tower, the only light coming through  little slits in the wall. Taking .our  courage, however, in both hands, we  began to climb the stairs, and as we  got higher and higher, so the noise of  the mighty ticking of the clock Increased and lured us to -our fate, till  finally we found ourselves in a sort of,  room, where all the works were exposed to our eager eyes. For the first  few minutes we were too awed to move,  but by degrees we gained confidence  and began to touch various parts of the  mechanism. "Senex" was particularly-  busy in this respect, and finally pulled  a weird kind of lever. Suddenly, without a moment's warning, the clock  struck! Ye gods, what a noise It made  in the silence of that little room! It  seemed as if the whole tower was coming aliout our ears, and as if the old  clock In Its righteous anger was proclaiming to the whole school the sacrilege perpetrated hy two little lower  boys. ,  ; o The time was about eleven, and the  schoolyard was full of boys waiting to  go before their, respective masters. At  first we were not grea;tly perturbed,  hut when we had counted thirteen or  fourteen strokes, uncontrollable panic  seized us both, and we began tumbling  down the stairs as hard as we could,  -pursued-by-the-sound-of^-t-he-mad-clang���������  ing of the outraged clock. And what  added to our terror was the sight,  through the slits in the masonry, of  some two or three hundred boys and  masters gazing up at the clock tower  in speechless astonishment^ "Senex"  reached the bottom of the spiral staircase before me. and ran plump Into  the arms of old Holderness, the custodian of the cloisters.  Seeing ttie capture, I proceeded to  hide ln a dark corner toy the door! and  half an hour later, when all was quiet  and the clock had ceased from troubling, I cautiously slipped out into the  schoolyard. It was here I happened  to mee-t Herbert Gladstone, who was  then high up In the school and a celebrity in his way, for he played in the  school football eleven, and was -In  "Pop." Under ordinary circumstances  I would not have dared, as a lower  boy, to stop ihlm in the street; but X  was laboring undor great excitement,  and was undecided as to what was the  right thing to do so far as my loyalty  to "Senox" was concerned. Accordingly I walked straight up to Gladstone, and without any prelude explained exactly what had happen*^  described the capture of poor "Senex"  and asked Jf I ought to give myself up*.  "Tuppence" always had an exceptionally ploasant, cheery face, and on this  occasion It positively beamed with  merriment. He either took a certain  amount of pleasure in keeping mo In  suspense, or else he was turning the  matter carefully ovor tn his mind, for  he was some time answering. At last,  to my great rollnf, he Bald: "I don't  soo that you will do 'Sonex' any good  by giving yourself up, as he Ih sure  to bo swishod l,n any case," and than���������  tw an after thought���������ho added, "You  might stand him a strawberry mess.after Jt Is over!"  I offorod "Sfnox" the best1* strawberry mess that could be made; but 1  romombor he pr-nforrod lens, as you got  moro for the money���������and, besides, he  said they woro cooling. My llttlo  friend Is ft great man in the city now,  but for years after thnt dlnn nofas the  striking of the school clock at Eton,  and even the chlmen of Big Bon, got  seriously on his nerves,  His Name snd His Lsgs.  l������rof. Lyon Playfalr once visited ������  phosphate mine whose manager, ft  Scotchman, desired him to leave at  once and drop his specimens. Prof.  Playfalr addressed him In good Sootch  and asked him If he thought him ft  mining adventurer, "Ay, that'e Just  what ye arol" "No," replied Mr. PJsy-  lult; "I am & &volk-li iit^ftiiiit^i:' 'Thu.,  Iniftultftrr C������r*f������s.  Undoubtedly it was tbe purpose of  Hits iuf.iWor of (he cttrufe to provide s tm ..,..,, ��������� -_,���������  a vessel admitting of ready covering. | ������ ������������?. yfi2^nS,n,!t n^mL7S  B.t bow fow perso.ns io control of  Ills Awful Mistake,  "Youug man," suid hor father, "do  .van smoke cigarettes?"  lu  ! ,1..  a t.(',.", iu tfll/  neme    Is    Playfalr,"   he   responded.  .in,*- ������������!---*_, _.i ������..i.n_ j*, i       i "Man," said the Scotchman, "are ye  ���������Kber private or public dining places , j^ P,ayfftjr?" Then, looking from  avail of this easy opportunity of rr- I w. *it feet tw������ *.nob*������ with mnmaa-  cliiuing dust from tbe water.decanter, | slon on the five feet four of the pro-  It is comparatively rare, even at the J fo������������*or, he continued: 'Mloot, men, yer  hotter appointed Manhattan hostelrles, I name's traveled further than yer wee  fo find tbe aqua bottlo ���������toppered, al- '**��������� *") ever carry y������S"-ChrlsUai������  "I should  say  not," declared tht/ though the neck be adapted to accom-   Watt*.  youth hastily.   "I would consider I)   m*Inte on ordinary slate of cork. Io  .iN_T-������*fn! to bo soon wltb one of the   fjv-.us.nable restaurant* use of* water  vilo things in my mouth.   I Uilnk-tll   pi'.hers 0n tabllt,,bas long^en con-  ���������rr-iirt.Uc   siiiuLu.;  .should   Lo  Jailed.*v^h.^a TUlinir, principally from tbe  Why do you a������k. sir J" *, Mftwpomt it style, bat partly becanse  1 bought perhaps yon eould let me   0f the Idea that thoy serve as dust  hnvo one," snid the old man pointedly.   areuuHilators, yot tbe carafe goes un-  ���������i smoke 'em mvaclf "-London Tele-   imded without atteotlon.-New y**  ���������������!*. r-etf.  tonight;  A *ti.t>1m. Cm...  "If, Mr.   Wlnslow   calls  imnmnii, whnt nhnll T nny?"  "Bay whatever your heart tells yoo  to say, my dear."  "But tbls Isn't one of those cases,  mamma'. There Is nothing to Mr. Win*  ���������low; except his money.**,  .'������..'  *..*" THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  111  LEGAL ADVICE.  MDE. JOSEPH  BEAU DO IN.  irr  RELIEVED BY PE-RU-Ni  01-  Mde. Joseph Beaudoin, 59 Rue St  ivk-r, Quebec, P; Q., Can., writes:  "Peruna is wonderful for indigestion.  I eat whatever I want and no longer  feel any oppression.  "Having had dyspepsia for a long  time and having tried various other  remedies, I decided to try Peruna  and with the fourth bottle of it I  was perfectly cured.  "For this reason I recommend it. to  all those who are suffering with that  terrible malady, dyspepsia.  "I hope that all who are afflicted in  this way will take Peruna as I did."  The experience of Mde. Beaudoin  ought, t.) be sufficient proof to anyone of  the value of Peruna in cases of catarrhal dyspepsia. If you suffer from stomach catarrh in any of its various forms,  give Peruna a fair trial, avoiding in the  meantime all such indiscretions in diet  as would tend to retard a cure, and  you will soon be rewarded by normal;  appetite and healthy digestion.  foreign News.  A Case Where Procce-liiiKs In Court  Were Unnecessary.  Two or three? Chicago lawyers were  discussing the tricks of their trjide.  "A big, burly fellow from the Michigan pine forests came into my office,"  said due of tbem, '"and told a very  mean story about a rich man here in  town who was trying to cheat hhn out  of $2,000 or $3,000 aud who had managed to get a prettj tight clutch ou  the money. The backwoodsman looked  and talked like an honest man, and the  old miser's reputation was mean  euough to match the story, so I felt inclined to belleye It. When he had finished I looked him up and dowu from  head to foot. He asked me what I waa  looking him over for. 'Well.' said I, 'I  was ��������� think lug that If I were over six  feet tall and as powerful a man as you  1 wouldn't hire a lawyer to help me get  that money.' The man's excited face  smoothed out iuto blank astonishment  'What do you mean?' he said. I answered: 'I mean Just what I say. You  ara sure, are yon, that he has that  money in his office?' 'He had it there  last night.' 'Well, you don't need a  lawyer.'  "The man turned on his heel and left  without another word. In a day oi  two he sent me a check for $50 and  bis thanks for mv advice."  a Good Side of Bacon.  Now that the production of <bacon ls  taktag a more prominent place It Is  well to rememiber that many things  are demanded in a good side of bacon.  Tbe thickness of fat on the back must  not be too deep and must be uniform  In all parts; the fat must not be oily  or yellow in color, but must bo a clear,  bright white.; the flesh "must be firm,  and the pigs should be uniform in size  to insure uniformity of curing. These  results are only obtained when uniformity, caro and good judgment ar.  used in compounding rations and feeding them.  Not Popular.  "Don't you agree with the sugges-  Son that the stars and stripes would  be a good design for a postage stamp?"  "Never!"  "Why not?" ,*'  "The people would never consent to  that glorious emblem being put in a  way to get licked."���������Baltimore American.  | SAVED  BABY'S LIFE.  !    There are   thousands   of   mothers  ! throughout Canada^who have no hes-  j itation  in    saying    mat    the    good  | health enjoyed by their little ones is  I entirely due to the judicious use of  j Baby's Own Tablets.   And there are  j many mothers who do not hesitate to  j say that at the  critical periods the  j Tablets have saved a baby life. Mrs.  j Wm.   Fortin,    St. Genevieve,   Que.,  says:   "I feel sure that Baby's   Own  Tablets saved my baby's life.   When  I first began giving them to him  lie  was   so badly   constipated that   the  bowels could only oe moved by injection, and he suffered terribly. Af-  i ter the flrst day I saw    a   marked  change, and in less than a week the  trouble was entirely removed, and he  has since enjoyed the best of health."  You can get Baby's    Own    Tablets  from your druggist or by mail at'25  cents a box from the Dr. Williams'  Medicine Company,  Brockville, > Ont.  ITS SUPERIORITY  ���������MBHM0HBB_B������BR__H_aHMI  Over Japan Teas is so pronounced that tea  critics have nothing but praise for it on a  teapot infusion  777  Lead  CEYLON  GREEN  Every Leaf is unoolored, and undoctored  and of Virgin Purity.  Packets    Only,    40c,   50c,   and    60c.    per    tb.   At   all   Grocers.  KILLING DUMB ANIMALS.  ^AXrverpool papeFlelTSlffienpaQietic"  ,. story of one A., who is compelled to  grow a beard to ward off pneumonia  and other ills. The woman with whom  he nas falla.i in love, however, declines to marry him unless he will  shave. "What," asics our contemporary, "should A. do?" The answer  seems easy:���������Keep the beard and cut  tlie woman.  A Clear Healthy Skin.���������Eruptions  of the skin and the blotches which  blemish beauty are the result of impure blood caused by unhealthy action of the liver and kidneys. In  correcting this unhealthy action and  restoring the organs to their normal  condition, Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  will at the same time cleanse the  blood, and the blotches and eruptions will disappear without leaving  any trace.  Only a Trifle Gone. *.  The editor of a i>aper in western  Indiana deciaies it to be a fact that  a "cub" reporter on an Evansville  sheet, in describing the murder of a  man in an adjacent town, wived his  paper as follows:���������  "Murderer evidenUy in quest of  money. Luckily Jones had deposited  all his funds in the bank the day before, so that bo lost nothing but his  Iife."-Succ3������.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  "I have nothing but praise for our  new minister."  "So I noticed when the plate came  round."  Mr0. M.'s patience was much tried  by a servant who had the habit of  standing aro.md with her mouth.open; One day as the maid waited up-  -o-n-table~her-mouth-was^  TERRIBLY  DISTRESSING.  Nothing can cause more pain and  more distress than piles.  Ointments and local treatments may  relieve but cannot cure.  Dr. Leonhardt's Hem-Roid is guaranteed to cure any case of piles.  If Hem-Iioid doesn't cure you, you  get your money back.  Hem-Roid is a tablet taken internally, thus removing tlio cause.  $1.00 at all dealers, or The Wilson-  Fylo Co., Limitod, Niagara Falls,  Ont. 23  ual, and her mistress, giving her a  severe look, said: "Mary, your mouth  is open." ''Yessum/' replied Mary,  "I opened it."  Trial, Proves Its Excellence.���������The  best testimonial one can have of the  virtue of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil  in the treatment, of bodily pains,  coughs, colds and disaffections of the  respiratory organs, is a trial of it. If  Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial is prepared from drugs known ro  the profession as thoroughly reliable  for the cure of cholera, dysentery,  diarrhoea, griping pains and summer  complaints. It has been used successfully by' the medical practitioners for a number ot years with gratifying results. If suffering from any  summer complaint it is just the medicine that will cure you. Try a bottle.   It sells for 25 cents.  "Is your nustress at home?" inquired Mrs. Jlorein, standing in tho  iliadov of thc. doorway. "I don't  J now. ma'am," replied the servant,  "Cnn t toll whether she's at homo or  not till I git a look at ye. If yo liov  n wart on the sido o' yor nose, sho  ain't.'  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.  Making It Clear.  Com.try uditors, liko all others,  have to bo scrupulously careful about  tlio accuracy of thoir news, Wo note  thin- lucid correction in tho Soquacliaa  'Ti'im ) Nf>w>::~-"l wnnt to thank Mrs.  Carson vory imicli for correcting tlio  nad mistake that was made about lier  uoing to Utah, an tlio party of fiiuiuU  did not uiului'Htanii tliat hor son was  im fur from tlmt place, and if sho does  nut allow everybody thoir own privileges, i*. wonhl bo a hoinloss thing,  ior tiioy have thom just the sumo."  Tho mutilated and fro/on bmlioH of  Jour Alpine tourists havo boon found  on lJlan Novo glacior near Geneva,  HwHssorland. After sliding BO foot  down an icy slope, tlio party foil 2,400  loot sheer to tho glacier, ovory bono  in the bodie.i being broken,  A o'ty young lady, on a visit to a  count-y town, was impressed by the  variety and estent qf the stock kept  at tlie village store. One clay, to satisfy Jer curiosity she asked the clerk  if tht>" had Hi owning. He stared at  her a second, tlien went off and  looked under the counters and on the  shelves, Prfuently ne came back nud  said: "No, y.iss, we ain't got none.  We got blackin an' wo got bluin' im*  wo go*; whitiu' but we ain't got a bit  o' lircwnin' in the store."  reputed to be, then it may be rejected as useless, and all that has been  said in its praise denounced as untruthful.  Ca������i'������ Where the  Use of Chloroform  Is I������o_ltlvely Cruet.  "Why will so many people cling to  the idea that chloroforming is the most  merciful means of death possible for  dumb animals?" asked a veterinarian  recently. Only the other day I was  called upon to perform the trying and  almost impossible task of killing au old  horse in this way.  "The horse, it seems, had been the  pet of a wealthy woman Who left provision for him in her will and decreed  that if ever the family to whose care  she intrusted him should deem it ueces-  sary to end his life this should be done  with chloroform, so that he might be  assured a painless** death. Then the  horse became blind and otherwise disabled, and the family decided that  death would be a mercy,  "Of course the ��������� provision of the will  had to be. carried out, but no greater  case of mistaken kindc^ss could have  been possible, lt is impossible to administer sufficient chloroform at one  time to kill au animal the size of a  horse, so dose after dose had to be  given, the poor lyute slowly and painfully smothering to death.  "Chloroform is* all right for cats or  dogs, but for larger animals it is a positive cruelty, whereas a pistol, wed  aimed at the head of any beast, will  send it out of life so quickly that it has  not time" to ��������� feel the shot or realize  what has happened."  REASON WHY.  "Say," growled Mr. Subbubs. "Delia  knows we always want dinner promptly  at 7 o'clock, doesn't she?''  "Yes,"   answered  Mrs.   Subbubs.  "Well, then you ought to ask her  why she doesn't have it ready at that  hour."  "I did and she said she didn't have  to."���������-Philadelphia Press.  S������T0RS  METALLIC ROOFING C?  I LIMITCD  WINNIPEG  Practically all makers of good  clothes in Canada use HEWSON  TWEEDS, I������ool_ tor the tag that  guarantees PURS WOO**       ������6  A juror, ! y holding out for sixty  hours secur-d a mistrial in the case  of a man ehargeQ with criminal ..assault. He explained his attitude on  tlie ground that the prisoner was a  cigarette fiend, and therefore not .responsible, and that the government  allowed cigarettes to be sold.  Havo you tried Holloway'a Corn  C'ureP It lias no equal for removing  tluiho troubloHomo oxcioHcncc- ua  many havo testified who have triod  it.  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.  Ave Vie Enter* n^pocrlteat  Why do pooplo who oat pie ln secret  and In tho open, pooplo who whon they  urdor pio cast nbout thom furtive  glances and pooplo who do not caro  who sees them engaged ou pio ono and  all talk and behnvo as if tbo consumption of pio constituted au uupardouablo  sin whouovor tho subject Is broached?  Why lu pollto circles composed of thoso  whoso ancestors woro brought up on  pic, ovon pio for breakfast, ls pio balled  with   mirthful   tittering?  tte Gentle With tXlttar People.  How ofton wo como across peoplo ln  llfo so dlsagroeablo and bitter, reject-  Ins nil overtures of kindness we make  towurd thom, tbnt we fool quite dls-  hoartonod. And yet If wo only know  thoir life's history bow much we should  perhaps Und to forgive and pity, so  lot us koop on wltb our good work  until we bave thawed tbe icicles of  thoir hearts witb tbo warmth of our  own.  Iliu Eloquence.  Tbe curato ot a couutty pariah Ulcly  preached a charity sermon, and tbe  collection wblcb followed amounted to  ������20 7s. 4Wh m tho vestry after tbe  w������rvl*M������ the -church wardens counted It  out and mentioned th������ reautu **V>������������i."  said tbo reverend preacher, MI must  bavo preached pretty well to get all  tbat" "No doubt yon did, sir," replied  ono of the church wardens wbo had  licon collecting, "but tbe squire put In  u 120 not������, and Uc'a do a f."-London  XtmXX.  Sunlight 8oapls~bHtor than other  ���������oaps, but Is best when used In the  Bunllght way. Buy Sunlight Soap  and follow directions.  MB!*  Dear Mother  Your mx\e emt are * coeitaat earn Is  Fall and Winter wtatto.    Utty will  uZJL, %JH    !>j yvj \w*o a\m* ������V.U\  Coewiu*Mi Gut, the LunaTonic, tnd  wiurtil(iM<hMtler������������������Msy> It katiA  to bt the only reliable remedy for all  diietiei of lh������ air pawfM in eWWren.  Il i* atMoltitaiy hatmitta and pleaaast lo  lab. llH������taraiMi������itoc������������or'roi������HMa������y  i������ r-t-im-ff Tto������ pot* w 25c per bed*.  aadetidmmv'mammticmaw m  SHILOH  ^^m  '-   ^m^m^mJm _L_ml_l L_k _A  _������������������_������������������ |u_ia_M_il_[  I wa imam*} mtewse mm ^^^T mmmmme,  For Inflammation o the Eyes.���������Among the many good qualities which  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills possess,  besides regulating the digestive organs, is their efficacy in reducing inflammation of the eyes. It has called  forth many letters of recommendation  from those who were afflicted with  this complaint and found a cure in  the pills, They arfect the nervo  centres and the blood in a surprisingly native way, and the result is almost immediately soon.  To Escape it All.  Nurso (to rntiont leaving iho hos-  pit)--Have y,*u got all your things  now? Isn't tl-ere something you lofi?  Patient���������Well, I'vo got everything  except my appendix, my tonsils, somo  M'lenoids, a volypus, ono toe and a  iiioco of my 1 ackbone, ho I guess I'm  lucky.���������Paei.'lc Monthly.  j       'Baltimore, Md, Nov, 11, 1003.  ! Minard's Liniment oo., Limited.  Sirs���������I camo ncros* a bottlo of  ������������������your MINARD'S LINIMKNT iu tlie  i hands of ono of the btudtiiit*. at tho  ; University of Maryland, and ho bo-  ', ing so kind as to lot mo iiwo it for n  : very bad sprain, whioh I obtained in  i training (or foot races, ond to *my  ; thnt it helped mo would bo putting  * it vory mildly, nnd I thoreforo ask if  l you would Iot mo know of one of  '; your agents that is closest to Haiti-  I more so that I may obtain somo of  I it. Thanking you in advance I remain, Yours truly,  14 St. Paul Street.  Care Oliver Typewriter Co.,  P.S,���������Kindly answer nt onco.  ���������me Blffel Tower,  { "An Immense nail disgracefully  j transfixing the sky" Is tho effective  i doscrlptlon of tho Klffol towor with  j which a band of aesthetics have start-  j ed a crusado against the offending  I Bfr*nr������hiri������ Thov hnvo consocratod  1 tlwmsolves to prosorvlua ami Incroas-  ! Ing the beauty ot Paris and cry loudly j  : for tho destruction of tho ridiculous  1 oyosoro ns thoir hint effort in that direction. Tho Klffol tower was original*  i,. vftnrtrftoiX ia n "rr������nt wondwr.  The Value of Dead Leaves.  According to tests recently made In  ���������Franeej-dead���������leaves-possess-a-higher.  value as fertilizers for the land than  ordinary manure. They are extensively used by the market gardeners about  the city of Nantes. Pear leaves rank  the highest in nitrogenous content, oak  leaves come next, and the leaves of  vines stand lowest In value. Experiments have shown that forty-four  pounds of pear leaves, eighty pounds  of ROfilar leaves, fifty-one pounds of  peach leaves, eighty-two pounds of elm  leaves and eighty-three pounds of locust leaves are respectively equivalent  ln nitrogenous content to a hundred  pounds of ordinary manure. Vine  leaves alone are less valuable than ma*  nure.  MMOflM  hua stood for the BEST,  'duni^~'jeven$y~yttr*:of~  Increasing ale*.  Renembei*' this wh������n/ou wont water*  proof oiled coat j. iuiu.hatj.br horse  foods for all kinds of wet work.  WE CUAIANTK EVtir CAIrflrff. M  TOWUt UNANAM CO.lMtiT010NTO.aH  SOLITAIRES  1  AND  THREE-STONES  SOLlf AIRE and Three.  Stone Diamond Rings are  the most favored of- all finger  adornments --��������� especially as  engagement tokens.  In both styles Diamond  Hall has particularly attractive values at $25,00, $50.00  and $100 00.  These would cost you  considerably more were we  not Canada's largest import*  ing genvdealers.  Drop m a (tottal e.rd and wt wftl  trtiitysu Mr������f thargt .ur krgt ilimf  traltdcalaktut.  %m%&h*u  Townto.Ont,  Made  lor i  Boys.  "Dominion  Brand" Stock,  ings are made  for real boys���������-  to save mothers  most of their  darning.  "Dominion Brand"  STOCKINGS  are knitted of thc strongest, tough-  "Ttii T������������ That    e&t British Yarns���������and  are strongest  and  toughest   where   the  Wear ii hardest.  We guarantee the  wear of every pair bear-  ing this labil.  T������lliB  DOMINION  HOSt Ml US  ABumn&Co,  Wn, **  Monk* ������������������ An(nmnblll������-lii.  The monks of Ht. Ik>rnnrd, in the  Alps, nro soon tn appear as uutomohll-  |st������. Tliey hnvo received pprmtmdon  to run ntitnmoWI-i'* lnottvcen tho lios*  plws of (tf-and Ht. Jk*ni!mrd and "���������'im-  plon nml r>oo������o d'Ossatn and Ao������ta.  The chauffrnrv will !><������ chosen from the  monks thomselvps. who will wear  ���������win-London IxUil  A Sweet Breath  is what all should have, ami it can  be ensured by the judicious use of  liffcham'i Pills. A swc������t breath  denotes mat cvcryinin* i������ ***_h ���������**  st the slightest indication of the di*  geitive organi not working properly, do not forget to take  Beecham's  Pills  Sold Everywhere,    In bosw 23 c#at������.  After Labor, Recreation  Travel Is ths Acme of  Recreation.  Whon you travel seours thi  best in oquipmont, comfort,  and safety, and use the  Canadian  Northern  Railway  Excursion  ratos  this  wlntor  in every direction. Hast,  nunui uuu  ������������v*o������,.   '.ilik'i^t, ,,..,..  wants known to any Canadian Northern agont, vvho will  ba glad to furnish tho fullest  information, or writ*  GEO. H. 8HAW,  Traffic Manager,     Wl.-mpeg.  W   N   U   No.   SOS  JL /_____  ���������W<4*^n"H*wH'^"hH"!^r*H*'*i^=������l������  ,-A.S i  With every DOLLAR spent gr paid into  our store by December ,31st you will.be  entitled to a TICKET lo the drawing on  New Years Day for 3 Beautiful Prizes.  lst-^-A handsome Braes Bod and springe, Value $40.00  2nd���������A hand.-ome Oak and Leather Chair, Value $20.00  3rd���������A 96 piece Set of IMshes,. Value $18.00  These do not cost you anything. Secure  some of the tickets.  i3eslde& these  we   are offering  Special Prices in all Lines  during the month of December.  ���������BweaeggaKagssgagsase  S������  j?i  sa������$B  T  X  f  ytrfteoi Mho  xs oomijstg-  I wish to Inform tho Pnhllo that  thoy oanget Uoodu f<<r 10% leznthsn  Eastfirtx Ofttologno Houses aui better Bttll, you ijs������ wbikt you aro buying.  .,', Risira Gut QSaa������  Leather  DxeBsiug"  Oiisea and 3]  Writing: Ctooo,      Watches,  Clocks  and all   kindo  of  .   solid gold  Jewelry, Diamonds   etc.     Sterling  Si'vor and Silver Plated   woro   Ebony        (  Goods, .....  P. STODDART  WATCHMAKER & JEWHLBW  ���������j? WT "ftvwything Hngr������,T������d free ot  T ohurgo.       Jewelry   MatuifaflWml  jj from your own Gold wq tho Protnis-  T eo.*  ���������^2sxmm������mn*x*s3���������-rtvt3.\-%xixsiMwm*mM. v__, A-w,t.-*wwT-������_SCf.. 3  ;yy <*;,*'*-  r-'ijjjA!?.'1.'.  ���������   1st     *  BUNS!   BUNS!!    BUNS!!!  MARROCH1' Bros.  All kinds of Cakee for Xmas and New Years baked to order,  REAL^SOOTOH  SHORTBRRAD  pi*in and tastefully decorated with any motto desired.  All our Oakeo Salrad with tho CHOICEST TABLE BUTTER.  OV MVQp ,Fao������cd Gingerbread  a\ i   XShlS. and Celebrated Coffee Buns  I  Tt  A  \  The question o! "Better Terms"  .io freoly discussed by the liberals  hns never been made the subject of  politics to be discussed during an  .election campaign by Premier Mc-  Bride. The biUer and unreason-  able attacks made by them upon  the Premier's oouwe at Ottawa hae  forced this question upon the  ,country and tried to mako it ������  lending issue. The courso taken  by the Hon gentleman aft Ottawa  in this connection, and his point*  ion on thiB point wan go unavailable tbat tho further tho diacuKB-  ion ib followed and tho mora publicity given to it, tho better will be  bis standing with the electors.  The Premier si-ands on record aa  Jiavim* sup.DQrted a resolution  which broughttho justice of British  Columbia's .claim, before the attention of the Federal anthorikieo,  at whose hands tho rights of this  Trovipoe received ouch scant oon*  Bidetatlon.  The Enterprise remarks thnt  "af'.er Hon Mr MeBride had listened to J B Bennett for two evenings he became so imprepp.-d witb  the earnestnes* of the candidate  that he has termed him a ser<oi������<l  John Oliver". O, ye God*!, what  an accusation to handicap the Lib  oral candidate   with   in   his ,f)r������l.  MCe.  ���������h&~  It would, bo holier for the muid  cnl critic of tho zoological Enter  pnpe if be flint, mad*-? hiuw-lf familiar with tho c.uFfUJH before Ah-  playing moro oi iiin gi'o^  igncranco in print. "Lo ! Iho conquering Horo," and "Dead innrch  of Saul" are strange ond wonderful names to say the leant.  ���������or Sak-by Tender  The Estate of John  McDonald.  Temlors will Us r-:oelved by  tho   nndor-  glgnod ti   thft n-.tAuxmerit?.jned   s'ddrcf-fl tip  to Docomta-r ^((tv^JiyGo, lot- tl)?1 vurchnao Oi  thn nii-jf.'r-.ij'.'-.i'.tiou ik.-jikI.c'-i :.-,*���������-  Lot 1 & 0 ot" part of Loi 12ji-. Map 6:21,  Comox U'^-r'-oJ,   Id ,������crcs,   cwa or  lea?.  The highest or auy Hinder npS neoesi-arily  accepted.  WiioLTSY  WT1.LARD,  OHiciUl Ailuiii.i'i*bator,  Cumberland B.C., De^in'oar 3rd 100*5.  2t���������dl2  Dull Evenings  Are Banished  WHEN YOU OWN   A  Coli  9   .  0  IT Will I'liOVlWS  THKBfiSt MUSIC  THEFUNrNrES-TSOMQ.'?  THE MOST LjiypHABLB  EIGHT AT YOOR OWK B1HKSIDB, AT  A MODHaAj'?. CObT. VVlUTK i'OB  CATAUWUB OH.OAI.L   AT  O.-jH. TARBELL  mmtmmtt*axu*  UM GRADE STOVES  And all K1T0BBN UTENSILS  Sportsmens Goods  and  General Hardware  NOTICE  Seaied Tenders, endorst-'d . "loadctra iur  Laud", will be r������ooived by tho -jiidornlgMtnl  ap to uoon cf Fi���������^d^y 28-h Dscember, 190*3,  ior tho following Crown Lauua, nicuated iu  the Comox Auseaauiept Diilrict: ���������  '8. K. i ot Lut 150, Coinox Distriot  ���������40 acroa  Loi-. 6 Nowcautle District���������138 ncrr-8  Lot 12 Nawouatlt) District;���������161 nen.ii  Tho highest or any tender will  not  ueo-  ossarily be accoylod,  John Ha'rd  Oovcram.int A;',j.iit,  Cumlxirlund, B C 8tli Dee. 1900  3t 2������J  ,,*mrH^vrt*n-ri^'tutmm**imw ���������*i**tar..-*.JW>tmi  WHtfitW. fcjutauwttUMWMwwut _.:fM ������4t+**TAmJmi  '���������iv?:'*: v ff.' *^������  VIOTOP.IA, KAJIAIMO  VA'SrCOUYEB.  jp   Sole Ag-ewta F������r  B.C.  t">O'$^<K*-^^>4-SH^^<*$'<'><������^0^  VW^liMmlK'.Wtti^^  POR  BOYS  Thc Laurels. Belcher Street  Pa,������rc>ni  Mid Vlaifcor,  TaSLORD   BIStlOF   np   COLUMBIA,  ht  il������M  7,W. LAlSrO,'"HSQ���������   M. A.,   OXFORD.  AusJytoii by three Qp8*!uf*li8������ of the He-of/fj-  ntud \Tt^ya\iHU)m,o( Gfwjt Briisia tad Cau.  Wla.  ...������.t .(.'.^Vi^r'J.U-k./. J.L  Prornier McBriilo hao oanjht Iha  idea oi Cunidiv'g groHtru^i tuiu  with ih it" virouHuu en'huriiaiMrj.  Some of thcCoinburUuid Lih#������r������lrt  woro broad enoash to eon font* th������t  ho was the "gruntoi/V orator th^t  had visited Iho district and Ihey  now could not tell which ride they  belonged to, but fhuily believed  that tho Protnier'fl wa* the right  one"  Whon tho Liberal* of tho District  Havo an organ whioh nccept9 the  bitter native of likening their oan  didnte lo "Oolalie*' John Oliver nn  a compliment to that enndidnto, it  in evident tho Liberals huvo rotten  eiaff to loan thiir editorial bodieB  on,  * *#w       *- ..... 0 i -  ��������� *  ,,,.|.,,������i>  iwujitgd A aulA.y }.*���������>& ������ C*u-i*et vni-  iv������ Oovommont, and hio side ������������how  would prefer to are the country jo-  dured tu the ver������o nf ruin, fh.-iu *>xx  joying tho prospert-iy it do������i at  present under Premier MoBrido'e  rale.  o ��������� "'���������-  Do not h'.1 mislc.i'l by a?fierti<,n:i  Ihat economy meant unptogrpp?-  ivcnoii. Kouooriij it not par������i-  poony.  Thomoet mvom wirnl ijtorm evoi  M'. in Cumhiyiarul vinited up Jnut  'i'humdrtyniAh^comiinj from the  wvflicrly. Tlio fojco ol I bo lornndo  was firm toll about midnight nnd  continued for 2 bourn, Inoroauing  in fury until shortly beforo atita.-  ding. Thooffceti of tho blow wore  ���������eon wben daylight car.v:, huudnds  of trivia hom8 iiprontei), and jn tho  tpwn, many ohitnnfee, nlgn boards,  and windnwa hninp fb>molinb������������i  About 7n i-ri.oB Ml over lh" r������.'V  between how ninl Nu 7 a dialum*  of less thnn Ti miles, aome of lbe,k>  wero of lari'n mo, and in plnt'on  \uo io������������u inoii buiinri-Hi front tne  foroe of irojiact. Being in a me.%.  ure protected here, and botweon  thi* aud Courlonay, tho deatruet-  ion waa not fo nr*at between those  placw a^ in nouxr othern, yet iho  ttlcgiuph !i:.o 11 Cunnu wa* turn  dowu in long ���������tretehea io raveral  places treon wc-io thrown over   the  road, .*������"*d I'lcjTii} h polou finiaflhcvi.  From Union Buy touih thediirnflge  in reported ryi m\v\_ much ������ ranter,  iho road for toaio mik-.-j roitt/i to  Fanny Bay lifting oomplejoly block.  t)d with fallon umbor, and at An-  deroonK place, near Fanny Bay,  nearly every treo on the inncb Ih  uprcoled. No news baa been received from couth of that point  the telegraph cor vice being completely demoralized, though Mr  Hudson and a crow of men have  IwHin working to clem* the wire ever  ������inoo, Hence, no nown haa b������eu  reoeived from outiide f*inco Thura-  day, the overland mail not arriving Saturday, liy Bomo mischance  the mail outgoing on Friday wan  left behind, and thi������ will not now  roach the outside before tomorrow,  Meanwhile, newuhuw boon anxiously awiM!������������d fmm outride poi������i*,H ui.d  it id feared thnt the mail being cHb-  tributud this morning will tell  tolee cf di-.iBtor from moro oxpoaod  pointu.  iiNjoiu uv mm  ��������� * * .  Art interowiinp unrounl of an entertainment at Union Wharf iaun  avoidably lofi over to next Jwuo  for want of apace,  8tn������ Jethronand Quito for Shanghai are loading bunker coal.  Lieut Gov Duurumiir and party  returned Monday from a nhootfng  trip aa far oa Kmneumbe Inlet, re-  ponavery rough weather and splendid duck and pooao shooting up  north.  B'or'wara teriM for hoarxlore.  Vrooetty consist* of fivf icroa U'lth apaol-  <*n. vh-Jiol ImlldiaaB, fxtcnisivo foreatia-  flTouivls. (.yum/wltifln.     Odot o'.vpa orgaoa  APl'LY TO  HHAD MAST3R.  tHW.*.iiB!Ba^M^ivro������jaaBBB������^^  AlJVJ3J.i'.raK' p THE Nl3WB  IT QOP-S A LOKO WAT  'gff^rt^ajwv^flwijiiii'^a-a-T^t^.y^^-wj-waff^irir^^ ^piiw r.*mWmV^mmmy)muw*  , mum .HiRMsos.-  Barrlator oind -������oiiG-t-o-r  and  Notary Pui>������i������  <ponv������y������ir������oljni|y  Cuitelani    B. G,  K^mmsA^smmmtSmmmm^^  Having l3i*cur"d  we will be in a position to fill your  ordern during the coming winter.  mam*xm*marimomfm  MunAmwaiaMR  . McPHEE' ft *30NS  ci  *j>  If&M-gF' ���������J&\:.-te.\\Z'SM'X'.  ::s.  :<3  (���������i^xnit*iTiur.iftr������j.-'uAA.������*u.*,'-uu-. w*������M#������'-**.rt������if*-**rt.'������**iiu..'. <m^fwew'nm**emtAw%*vm*MT\<*y*fc������Wa.^^  ������������WlJJ*.,M1pft������������4*1*������ "���������W%fc*--v*W^������fcl-y^������*������^nr*''^  #!L.Z"'<0 ^tex-in u S-ffivisB|ig"ia A.o?c������u-FJt at  The ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  t-^***.*t!<^tj**t u-.nmmmxA^^ta^A^tt^meatrm rwmvu  Capital ,paid up),    ..$3,000,000  r w%*n tm\At*iW'*&rtmmt%oktawMmMm*  W'jMWOII/'WI^  Beat.  ..$8,437,]l63  Cheerful ,tiid careful intention wili be given to (ill Dnpoiiitni-.i, whetlxar  their'KYtumis nre U\yc or small.  We pay 3 |������v eetifi ELTOEJBE3X on DojwclW, compounded iwi'co ii yoar.  <\  You oan bnnk with wi hy mallU  M���������...... 1.-T|. rnrl)||   niiiimi,!,,!,!,,,;,,!,!,,!,,,,, '    ^  | A. ������. NETHJiRIiV M8r. Cumberland B. C.  FOR YOUR NEXT SUIT  ^iiunarrww. am. nu> n m* .ij.n..j.mm|-m jmmm  ���������wwwwwtnw.-nt-  .;  If vou want satWactSon iu prloo ond material PLAOJiJ  YOtHi"NTKXro.UD������RWrrH  F. ii WSEY, TaSlor,     CiimkrlaiKl B. C  * ^.M.e^^*^.*^ 1.  '���������WW ������fAl> %a/ VIMS  B5]0T  XMAS  GIFTS  For every fiOe i-p-int in my Ftoro from Dec 0, to 31. the buy.  i������ ft������������n u mcihh m n umnu Drawing at VJi p-rn, Dec tti  lr-t 1*151 ifJC ��������� ir-.n Uoiii* J^pueae V*tu  2nd   " n^U'l Kiabrniikrod Silk CualiloQ  ;\i]   ������������������ Ftou T'trrn UtitU J^rdluloro  4th   " Bamboo Whktnft  A l������r,w ixtomrimont ol J������jnr������*<������������������ and Ruropean goods ju^t in,  Krsi-lH4*AJM/',tc",k6r&Jewcller  DuFTstnuir Avenue Canberland  5^f1&pr$lak*A^^

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