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Array Ar?  THE GUI  v  ELEVENTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND, B. C. TUESDAY. SEP  V  i*  At the Big Store  mttma^iAmWmVmAmmmmmmmtmm^maWmWAtmA^  NOW SHOWING  ALL OUR  NEW STOCK OF  Fall  l)re������������  ���������}oods  A MOST UP-TO-DATE AND  BEAUTIFUL LINE OF GOODS  OF i HE VERY LATEST AND  NEWEST FABRICS.  Leiser & Co. Ld.  ������������������tfimri  r-  Nlcholies & Renouf, Ld.  61 YAT������S STREET, -VICTORIA, B. C.  Just received" largo shipment of  <F&  izaoisr .a.gkei  a1  ..*  OI  3������  CULTIVATORS, .,.SpD. DRILLS,   WHEEL HOES, Etc.  VERY LATEST IMFKOVKMKNTii.  Call nud fltto them or write tor catalogue-) and pricon.  Telephone 82. Sole Agents for B.O. P 0. D.awer. 563  ���������I"'     -4 ... 1 i  Iron��������� and - brass - Bedsteads  ?v  /)UR   LINK 'THIS   YEAR   COX-  ^-'   tains more aud FreUier Patterns  thamver.  No 902 Iron Knanni   .. ir2u.  I'ink, O-aarii /oid Oidd, 4tfc, Ola. Hide,  line, White and ft-in, 4ft. Oin.    '���������  Height of Hnad, (Jl J iuo on,  Height of Fom. 47j     "  THREE   CARLOADS  Reoeived already this Bcason from heat  makori only. It will pay you to dual  with na. All wo cwk u that yon allow us to nuvko a pnw'i-oal .luinoinbra-  tion hy sending u������ ut luast a trial ordor.  Write for 1904 Oatulogue,  to you.  Froo  Burkaus nnd WAsriflTANns to  go with above Beds in all grades.  Elm, Maple, Rich, Oak, Birds Eye Maplo, Mahogany, etc.  WEILER BROS.,     Victoria, B.C.  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  Gufc-flttnl  *������*. Itv**l������a. Uul kilt, 1.11004  Vegetables  A Gnat Varinty will atwayt be  ,  in itook i tlio a supply of  .Fresh Fish  will be on Sale Wary Wwlnciday   ���������" o   Yonr pntronagft is oordiuliy Invited, aud  atl orders will be promptly delivered,  J, McPhee & Son  PR0PRKT0R8,  NOTICE,  I hog to inform tho public thnt  on and after January 1st, 1004, my  business will be strictly cush, by no  doing I can give my Patron** better  satisfaction.  T. H, CAREY. IMr-nw.  HOR   SALE  About 6 acres of GREEN OATS at  Comox.���������Apply, G, G. Macdonald,  Elk Holwl. Vttmrir  Greener, Hnmmerless, douhle bur-  rel Shot-gun lost Iwtwcen Cumberland and Criurlenay on Labor Day.  Finder will bo liberally rewarded  on returning luuie toO.H. Fechner.  Pit Hhocs, regular 13 shoo (Amos  Holden) on Saturday only 12.50.���������  Napier & Partridge.  COMOX  EXHIBITION.  A very successful show, with a  large attendance spoke volumes for  tho industry of the farmers of the  district and islands     There was an  exceedingly fine   lot of  stock, of  which i here was probably a better  exhibit than ever before.   The vegetables and  roots  were all in the  pink of condition.   Tlioentries were  numerous, and thc competition very  keen.    The judges, however,   got  through their work in good time,  and  the awards gave every satisfaction.     The day of holding was  not one of the most-glorious of the  year, and tbe farming foil-: and visi  tors ce tainly appreciated it when  the sun appeared during the afternoon.   Tne grounds were crowded,  and the special inU redfc of visitors,  which  was centered  in the stock,  was exceedingly we.I repaid for the  time spent upon it.    The poultry  exhibit was fair, some good specimens being   hovvn, although few  wore en;ered.    This naturally leads  strangers to think that this dis*rict  is unfavorable for poultry raising,  which in not the case, as some uiag-  ni'fic-m specimens have been bred  in Cumbeiland as well as Comox  In the cattle line Holsteins, Jerseys,  and Short horns predominated, .������������������ome  ' fineca tie being shown   The horsey  mostly heavy draught, were excel  lent tht re being quite a competition  in ihat line.    There was a marked  improvement  in   the   number   of  sheep, several grades being repre  sented.  The hogs too, exceeded that  of previous y* are in  nuo^bers, and  the sbow-ng was good.   There were  smne very fine samples of  wheat  and oats in 'straw.     The fruit was  espi oially j-ooiJ.     A box of graven-1  ~sitFiim*f f57irylie"f aFST of "XlTTrPief ey  of Den'o������an Island, attracted much  attention, h-im/ almost perfect in  size, color   ai.d   qualify. '   These,  however, were not for competition  The vegetables attracted greit admiration,   To Mr G. Roe'^e are indebted for some magnificent cucumbers, which have again (liken firs  prize, some being almost two Jeet  long.    The inside exhibit.* in the  Afci'icul'ural Hall were an, elegant  urniy, and the exhibits, and their  arrangement wero in theinselvc a  compliment to the good  taste of  h������ se in churgpi, Tbeie was a l.e  wllderin.1. dippljiijwjjf'bread and cakes  (biikeis and ;l'xoiwvmadu),  pickles  jelies, preserved 'f'i'uir'e, and oti-er  delicacies tastefully set off by a lib  er! instalment of decora.ions, and  pivina eloquent tcsdmony of housewifely skill.    An attractive il >wer-  stand mi which was displayed what  should be one of the most striking  advertisements of our beautiful oil-  mate, in an infinite assortment of  plants and. flu wees.   From the cul  j nary science to flowers is quite a  stretch, but we yet have to visit tbe  ladies work and art department,  which we regret, to say was poor'y  rupreson-ed.      Some, water-color  sketchos hy Rev Mr Christmas, being  the ouly art display.  A programme  of alhlo'io ooiite-ia provided amuse  ment for the afternoon, and inolud  ed football, tug-nf-ivar, sawing contest, horse and foot races, &<\    To  enumerate the multitude of features  which contribute lo the aucc^s of  our annual fall fair is a tunic of  connidorablo magnitude.   Buflloe it  to say that each one claims Itsfchare  of attention, and there is not one  wbich has not boen  graiifyingly  profitable,  vnizm - list.  mmuAMs.  hull* 2 yours oM nud up���������I������t, W Hurrl-  ������niij ind, A LiulinffViAtit. tjow in naif ot  milk--W iiarri(f-iii. Ihsler one yimr old���������  VV littvrigun,   lioi'or c.lr���������VV Harrlgan  JKKSKY-8.  mm two >������������������ uiu ami up���������i,  VV Lev/la', I  ?. TC:.ii r        J!,.'! ,;������������������������ yv..r ..'J ), AU-a  Urq-ihi'vrj 2, T Cuiu*. Caw in calf <������;��������� milk  ��������� J, A Urquhart; 2, VV Itoma. 2'ypHr-old  heifer���������AJ������x Uriiuhart. Heiter oalf���������Alox  Urquhart  trof cTTfvo  Bull two yearn old and up���������B Crawford.  Bull oub y������ar old���������I. Crawford, CW in  oalf or milk���������B Crawford. Holfcr 2 yearn  old���������B Crawford. Yearling hwilor���������Byron  Crawford.   Hfi(������r o������l*���������H Crawford  OUADKD CATTLB.  Milk cow f������r ������l ������.ir> ��������� 1 aud'Jt, A Urq.dtart  Milk o������������w for lm������f-B Ctawforii. lleitar 2  ytitiu old lor <J*u>���������1, A Uiquhartf 'iod, B  Crawford. H������if������r l-y������������r-.ol_ for ilniry���������1,  B Crawf.-rd, 2. II M K.IHd.y.   Ihif.roU  [Continued on last pane J  Local and Personal  Mr Magnone has gone to Vancouver for a short visit.  Mr Ji. Short  was   seriously   in  disposed on Saturday.  Miss Maggie Strang left on Fri-  d iy morning to attend tlie Normal  School at Vancouver.  ^ Mr J. Horbury relumed from the  East on Tuesday after several  months sojourn.  Manufacturers' Samples, Poy's  TweeU Pants lined througout from  oOo per pair, at Napier & Partridges  Mr G R. Robson of the Victoria  H.B. Co., paid his usu.il Lusiness  visit to Cumberland last week.  MrsGaudin, accompanied by Mrs  Tofft of Dawson arrived at Comox on Thursday to visit her  daughter Mrs Harvey.  Misses Peacey were passengers on  Wednesday morning to Naoaimo.  They will shortly Jeave for their  former home in the N.VV.T.  Boy's Navy Blue Serge Caps, 20  cents or 0 i'or $1. Mens 35c caps  now 2oc, at Napier &  Partridges.  Mr Roop Shaw came over from  Texada on Tnursday, on a visit to  his sisters, Mrs Nunns, and Mrs G.  Clinton.  A Chinaman was taken to the  Hospital on Saturday, cut about  the head and one hand by a fall of  coal.  Mr G. Lippiat was unfortunate  enough to again sustain injuries to  Lis leg and foot, by a fail of coal in  No. 4 mine Wednesday. He has  nol been long out of the hospital  fiom a similar accident.  A limited number of fancy vest-  ings at Carey's.  Leiser's ready-to-wear hats are  4he������latest-in-3iylershape-and-c-3lorr  It is said that, owing to ������t nds-  understaudiug, a largo exhibit of  octra good cattle were withdrawn  from the field and taken homo before being judgi-d.   This is a pity.  Boy's Reefers, Heavy Pilot Cloth  lined with heavy faemer satin, sacrificing for $1.95 at Napier & Partridges.  ���������-^'O^-lU^AS  (ASH STORE.  PRESERVING  JARS  Ask your Merchant for tbe  Crown Fruit Jar, it has no equal.  The glass is twice as thick as the  Mason. We have the Crown and  Mason. The Mason is a cheap ja������.  Come and compare the two jar?.  We sell the jars as follows:���������  Mason���������Pints $0 80 doz.  "       Quarts, 0 90   "  Half Gallon 1 20   "  Crown--Pints,...   $1 00 doz.  ,(       Quarts  1 25   "  Haif Gallon.... 1 40  <i  I-  Jelly Glasses  70c, do������.  T.EBATE,  DTJNSMUIB AVE  Cumberland  Mrs F. Daiby waB removed to  the Hospital on Sunday. She has  been iu poor health for some time  and it i3 ex pee'ed a courue of treatment at the institution will restore  her to health.  It is too bad that an event like  the horse race is left over until so  late. Many people came a distance  solely to eee a race, and when darkness falls before this is pulled off,  these people naturally feel diep.usled  -^hyTSOT^al'ilie^wi^foTSjS'clocir"  and make the horses run at the  advertised hour? -' '  Among visitors to the fair Thursday we noticed Mr Wm. Sloan, Mr  F. M. You11', Mr Doyle, who u������rd  to manage Stevenson's store in this  city, and Mr Shaw of Kingston.  Ont., who is visiting the Masonio  Lodges.  1  NAPIER s PARTRIDGE  WATCH  M-fiHT  HERE!  *wwm^m)wwmmmmww'  pi^^WMi^^wwr'  mtmmm^m*   -^m���������     ^^^^^_^^^^^ m^g  !'in.'i������  ���������mfmm  ���������BI������PMMBa������-"BW"������***^^  <mmm  Napier   &   Partridge.  J ���������*%  ������t~-  (COWBOYS AS PIEEJIEN  i   ,       ���������   jtrtE WAY THEY BATTLE WITH FLAMES  K CN THE PRAIRIES.  Horses nnd Men Plunge Tlu'otifjli the  j Lifte ol Kirc to Their Stationii���������Cat-  i tic r.Jy.st Be SatL-rlttced to Save Oth-  ���������    er Cattle and (he. Urnss.  1  flames with wet sacks. They were  supplied with these'by men galloping  back and forth between the wagons  and fire fighters. The dry, bot sacks  were carried back as fast as wet ones  wore furnished.  The other plan was the best, being  more rapid and efficient. Horses would  get crippled and men burned at times,  especially when tho wind was high,  those on the windward side being most  *Rejultj of Fooling  With a Live Wire  ���������M3UR men sat in the smoking room  of  a  Pullman attached to the  through Santa Pe train for Vl">  west which left Chicago at 10 o'clock  on Tuesday evening last.   They were  strangers, but under the influence of  The "firemen of the plains" work}  with a system, each man knowing j  What is expected of him ami bravely j  executing it like firemen of the city.  Cowboys are the "fire lighters of the |  plains," and burning grass is the material consumed.  , We-will take, for illustration, the  great Espuela or "spur" ranch in the  lower Panhandle country of northwest  Texas and go back a number of years,  when destructive fires were moro frequent than Ihey aro now. Hundreds of  cowboys were employed on that ranch,  living in camps widely separated, covering the unsettled counties of Dickens, Crosby, Garza* and Kent.  Great and very destructive prairie  fires often occurred, and systematic  plans were adopted to .fight successfully the devouring element, which not  only involved, a great loss of grass, but  of stock also. One of the most success-  fiul plans was tho following: It was understood, among the men at the various  camps; that when smoke was discovered ascending from the prairie each  and every cowboy must saddle his  horse and gallop away toward the fire  straight out in a line from his camp.  This had to be done at night also, the  fire then being detected by its light,  and the boys would come from every  direction, striking the line of fire at  many different points almost at the  game time. ��������� If the fire had spread much,  the men from the different camps  would sometimes be many miles from  each other, those from the same station  going iii a squad together.  If it was at night the scene would be  one of wild and weird grandeur���������the  great line of fire, the galloping.horses  as the cowboys approached it, some  from camps on opposite sides, thoir  forms.and those of their hoi'es stand;  ing in relief in the bright* lave of the  -burning���������grassr--Herds^-of���������hollowing,,  frightened, stampeding cattle made  tho scene more terrible and exciting  as they ran before the pursuing,  crackling,'roaring flames. Above tha  din could be, heard loud shouts of command from leaders of the assembling  men.  The men were not standing still on  their horses. The fire was traveling,  and they were going with it until  ready to begin their attack. Cattle:  must be sacrificed to save cattlo. As  soon as an animal fell four cowboys  dismounted, and sharp knives and  hatchets were at work, and in loss  time than it takes to tell the slain animal was cut in twain. The halves  wore split so as to lay fiat upon the  ground, and to each hoof tho end of a  rope was fastened, the other end being  around the pommel of a cowboy's saddles They clashed away to tho line  of fire, drugging the severed parts after them.  Wli ��������������� tlio cowboys reached this, two  mon 7*ould cross plunge through tho  blnzo. Tom tried it, but his horse  wheeled nnd turned away from tho  blaze, snorting loudly and In terror.  "Glvo mo your end of tho rope,  Tom," ono of tho other men said. "I  can go over. P.lack IHuicnn will face  it." And with a grout plunge ho cleared tho lino of five.  One of the other two nlso crossed,  and without a moment's halt and wllli  scorched faces they wheeled their  horses and ran parallel with tho lire,  dragging Ibi. bloody half ot the boof  over It, smothering the lire mit ns fast  its their hoiwa could vv.n and drag  the weight, Ono num wan tlien on ono  side of tlio lire nud iho other on the  opposite, each with his vopu to tho  font of a beef, HtriuUllliW the Maze and  beat lux out the greater part of It.  Thoy worn slid; duck Jackets and  loggings, ujxin which the lire could not  easily luko hold. It wuh hot work,  however. They could get only the  length of their ropes fn*i:i tho fire,  ihic two men with the other half of  the beef wore going III th" opposite di-  ivrtlon, taking the other end of the  line of fire. {-Suppose the lire wiih tvnv-  cling south ninl the lino e\-|,*n,|liig east  and west, two dragged oast and two  west, fast recoiling from each othor  and every moment widening tho black  BtlTIlk Whicli lllllllwOvl lum Uuu ol i'ut.  tnnolhwud il.iiuo.t,  Whllo theso four mon woro petting  ready to do this wor!: other cowboys  wero sitting on their horses near by,  their faces Ut up by the burning grass,  nnd cheering uieir coiupiui������*Ji*������ who  wero crossing tho flro liao to fight the  main battle, .  Those, however, who woro Idle Iind  their work to do. Kaeh hold a rolled  ullc-kpr In Ids right hand, and when tlto  briN.ch waa made tn the flro Ilti" they  tlhldod their forces and followed tlio  boy* who \vi>i'������ fcvu-oplnn the fames In  order to extinguish effectually any  wlih'h might be loft  Itcfnrc the plan described wan put In  practice wagon* loaded with wntor and  tow seek* worts run to a (Ire, and tlio  boy* hnd to dUumuut and fi������'.t lU  exposed.   Some have been known to j thoir cigars and the confidential feeling  stay in their saddles during a long run  umil the skin would peel from the side  of the face that was next to the line o>.  fire.  the poets' mvon,  o  [The Litest royal personage to write  verse and to publish it is the czar ef  Russia.]  POETS!  I say, poets,  Rhyme-riveters,  Meter-mechanics,  Arise!  Let us establish a union,  With constitution and bylaws  Strictly defining  The   rights   and   the   practice  lyrical labor!  ������ * * * *  Behold, the occasion  Has come for concerted  And strenuous action,  Since monarchs, unprompted  By need of the money,  Are using the muses  And tilling the pages ;.-  Of dailies and %voeklies       .   ��������� ,"���������  And monthlies, oppressing  Legitimate craftsmen  By working for nothing!  * * * * ���������  The queen of Roumania  Began it���������forgive her!  A woman, you know!  Then Emperor William .'!  Spurred Pegassus madly.  Now bobs up the czar  With a bunch"'of effusions!,  The last is too much.  Unless, 0 my brethren,  We shape us a tfnion.  Believe me, we're done for,  Eternally done!  Because���������can't you see it?���������  These rulers will flood the  Poetical market.  They haven't a blessed     ,../f/''"-"r  Thing other to do!.       ;) ^;$ -j rr  i'ij.)  *������VJJ  j,P  *13'  ;&  i* ft  m  i ������������������������������������",*:**i  '��������� {'���������.������������������  Vl  So here's to our union,  A winner, I'll warrant!       .  We'll boycott all houses  Which publish a single  Verse, ballad or sonnet  Not bearing the label,  The' blazon supreme of  Professional labor,  And, should they defy us,  We'll call for a general  ^StrSK<rsympatft������tic~������������������-���������^���������  All over the world,  Artd thus in a jiffy  We'll run up the prices  Of rhymes till���������a marvel!���������  A scribbler may live!  * ������        ������        ������        m      ' e  Of'course, O my brethren,  'Twill only be fair then  To make me the savior  Of regular poets,  The president of this  International Amalgamated Rhyme-  Riveters and Meter-Mechanics'  union  For life  At a mean salary  (Just a suggestion!)  Of fifty thousand five hundred  golden simoleons  Per year!  ���������New Orleans Timcs-Ocmocrat.  produced by their surroundings they  talked together freely. In the course of  conversation it developed that each of  the four had at one time or another  been a telegraph operator. Tbey sat up  until after midnight telling tbe weird  stories of adventure which are the  stock in trade of old time operators.  It was 8 o'clock the next morning  when two of tho party went into the  djning ear. Their two friends of the  night before were already seated at a  table far down the car, and across the  aisle from tbe latter sat a beautiful  young woman and a handsome man.  One of the old operators, uow a dignified and portly, lawyer, was struck  with a brilliant idea as he sat waiting  for his breakfast. He would see whether his new found friends down the aisle  still remembered the letters of the  Morse code. With the handle of his  fork he began to tick off a message on  the edge of his plate:  "E-a-p���������rap���������rapety���������r-a-p." came the  clicks in quick succession until be had,  spelled out the message, "Darn pretty  girl across from you."  Both the men at thc other table were  quick to catch the message, aud, with a  smiie, one of them answered it. using  his fork and plate as a telegraph ticker  and sounder.  "Regular peach. Look like bridal couple. Man might be worse looking, too,"  came the message from the middle aged  banker, who used to handle the chained  thunderbolts in his youth.  "Can't beat blue eyes and yellow  hair," the first old sinner rapped out on  his plate. "Wish 1 was twenty years  younger. Let's drink her health any*  how." ,.    ,  Then as the four men lifted theit  glasses a strange thing happened; JThe  bridegroom across the .aisle began to  beat on the edge of his water glass  with his silver knife. All four listened  intently. Yes; there was no doubt about  it. He was actually rapping out a  "M'orse~messa"ger���������A-nd-this-is~what-they^  spelled out: '  "Thanks, gentlemen. Quite agree with  you about my wife. Better let me in on  that toast or .drink another with me.  Give your orders to the waiter. I used  to be an op. myself."���������Chicago Tribune.  An Open Countenance.  I* min n ii j( (Ml.  The Old Gentleman's  Injustice ��������� to-His Boy  THE old g?ntleman had the boy  '"on the carpet" and was telling  him a few unpah;table truths.    '  "You have' no . ambition," he .said.  "You are content to do nothing. When  I was your age I wanted to be somebody -1 wanted to-excel. I saw what  ethers were doing, aud I tried to beat  them." "  "That's what I want to do, father,"  pleaded the boy.  "Oh, you do!" retorted the old gentleman scornfully. "Well, you have a  queer'way of showing it. You should  pick out some man who is or has been  a star in his line aud try to emulate  him."  "That's just what I'm doing," said  the boy.  The old gentleman looked at him" in  astonishment.  "Have 1 really judged you unjustly?"  he asked.  "Indeed you have." asserted the boy.  "Is it possible that your mind is tilled  with great thoughts? Have you really  an aim in life? Do you .wish to lead, to  excel or at least to equal the triumphs  of others?"  "That's it exactly." asserted the boy..  "Thon I have done you an injustice."  said the old gentleman. "If you really  have nn ambition, you may count on  the help of your old father. What is  it?" - *     .     -  "Well,-1 was reading awhile ago of a  young fellow who set out to spend an  inheritance of $75,000 cash in two  years," explained tbe boy. "The papers  made quite a fuss about it, and he certainly did well and deserved all the attention he got. But,*, father, J believe  I can beat him, if you'll give me the  chance. I think I eould make him look  like a plugged nickel in that lino. I'm  sure I could reach thepinnaclo of success and make more talk"���������  "I'll bet you could," thundered the  old ���������gentleman, "but you're not going  to have the chance."���������Brooklyn Eagle.  His Ext-nsc.  Tho Kld-I hates ter seem abrupt,  but when de thought strikes me dat  dis is,leap year it jest'unnerves mol���������  New York Evening Journal.  "Didn't I tell you 1 couldn't soo lilm ?"  "Yes, -air.    I told bim that, but ho  said ho could Ox that all right.   Ho'S  nn oculist."���������San Francisco Examiner,  ���������Twit* Only a Don*.  John B. Stiinchileld of Elmlrn, speaking of literal men, tells a story of a!  shock ho had In a oaso in which ho was ;  recently associated. Several witnesses ,  hud worn that thoro wan a hole In a'  certain rond. Then, to Iho surprise of j  counsel, the principal witness, a favni-i  or. on whom thoy mainly depended to  establish their case, sworo that there, would bo,  "What are you laughing at, Hippo?''  "I'm not laughing; I'm posing for a  picture to go on a circus poster."���������New  York Evening Journal,  IlOIV   It   Illl|)ll01H>(l.  "I don't know nmv exactly how it  happened," Itegglo was tolling his best  friend over a game of billiards. "I never meant to propose, you know���������that ls,  not just yet, I want oil to knock about  ii little more. But nl'tcr we got homo  from tho theater--aml sat In tho parlor  discussing tho plot of tho play 1 von-  lui'pd out on thin Ico aud broko through  I to foro I knew whero I was, It enmo  ns a douce of a shook, just as I should  Imagine   breaking   through   veal  Ico  1*1 In Object��������� London,  rrnctloal illustrations in English politics and the pulpit are growing frequent. The other day a clergyman began his discourse with a fresh, green  walnut in his hand. He began an object lesson: "Consldor, my friends, this  walnut. Its rind, which I now remove,  Is soft, useless, unproiltablo. It is like  our brethren of the ��������������������������� pomuislon,  Now I como to the shell. It is hard  and strong, diillcult to crack, but there  ls no taste or nourishment In It. It ls  valueless. It is like our friends, the  ���������, Now, whon. wo aro' rid of the  shell, wo como to the kernel, This, my  friends, llko our own church, Is"���������  IIo broke the shell and took out the  kernel.   It was rotten.  wns no hole in the rond. After Mr.  Rtnnehflold and his associates hnd recovered from their astonishment they  sought to draw Uio witness into somo  explanation of tho rannrkablo testimony. What they eventually got was  this;  '���������Thorn Twum'r nnt- htMn In thnt rond.  Here's my lint. If I jam my hnnd into  tho top of it without pushing it through  It dooa not tnnko a hole. It makes a  dont. Tluit'H what was in that readjust a dent."���������Now York Times.  Prolonged Sitting Needed,  "You want mo to tell the wholo  truth?" nsk<?d the witness,  ������������������Certainly." replied tho judge.  "Tho wholo truth about tho plaintiff ?"  "Of courso."  "How long does this court expect to  ���������ity  "What difference docs that make?"  "It  makes a   lot of difference. I  couldn't tell the whole truth about tbat  scoundrel inside of thirty days, talking  til the time."-Chicago Post.  "Hut Josslo was all ready for me.  Kite was expecting It. First thing I  knew sho hnd mo by the collar and  ..landed mo on safe ground again, but  I wns engaged. No doubt nbout that.  Anyhow I'm glad I'vo got hor. Might  have lost her through somo slip If I'd  waited. But I don't want1 to rend any  more stun about unsiuui iciiim-s t*uut*-  liicijiig out jiiupos'ate. Wn all too  ensy."���������New York Times.  Not nn AltrnlNt.  "You must leurn to lovo your follow  lite It, ' B.tiu vi.*. it.vjiHi,.>U  "I hnvo no doubt," snid Miss Cayenne, "thnt It would show a lino dls>  position, but I can't help feeling that In  somo cases It would bo vory bad taste."  ���������Washington Star.  Not  So ('-mil  un WliUt.  Ronntor Lodge Ik ii good whist player.  Not long ago a friend who entertains  eerliili! oxlreinoly revolutionary Ideas  with reference to the game published  A brochure embodying his views thereon, n copy of which work he forwarded  to tho senator. The author was ii-llttlo  taken back whon, shortly afterward,  mooting Mr. Lodge, lie asked the senator what ho thought of tho work, and  the statesman replied: "llliink, 1 have  read Iho book carefully. It seems lo bo  a very good game, but not so good a  ono ns whist,"���������Ili'ookl.vn Eagle,  Woll ritttMl I'or I lio "Work,  When he was a kiiiiiII boy this Into  Sir Henry Keppel, the "little ndmlral"  of tho Hiillsh fleet, nnd his brothor  Tom were nsked hy their father what  profession tliey would select, und both  decided for the navy. "Father thought,"  Hlr Henry wroto in his memoirs, -wo  should have Hipiiinlc pi'ul.nmoitn, An  we disagreed I hit Tom lu tho eye,  which ho, being bigger, returned with  Interest. When he had had enough,  ful lier decided we should both bu sail-  oi'fl,"���������lluffalo i.'onnneri'lnl. .  SorprUn For Iliu College Bor.  Mr, Moddnr/jrnM���������Wbo yer sondln'  Che shoep to, Bill?  Mr. Ilngwewl���������Wbf, my son Zeh's np  to college tryln' fur a sheepskin, ho  snys, and I'm goin' ter surprise hhu  vltb a bull critter.-Cblca-jo Post  Hurt H'orne.  Sympathiser ��������� nejectetl you with  scorn, did sho? Told you sho wouldn't  ninrry you If you were tho last man on  earth?  Forlorn Youth-No. I could have  borne that. What she did say was that  If I wero tbo last man on earth she  might possibly marry me, but the could  Imagine no other consideration tbat  would Induce Iter to do lt,-Chlcogo  Tribune.  BABY'S DANGER.  The summer months are a bad  time for babies, and an anxious time  for mothers. Fermentation and decomposition in ., the stomach and  bowels are the cause of the many  summer complaints of babbles aud  youug' children. This is the reason  why the hot weather months are  more fatal to little ones than any  other season; Baby's Own Tablets  should always be found in every  home whero there are young children,  and their prompt use during hot  weather may save a precious little  'life. The, tablets cure constipation,  diarrhoea, and stomach'troubjles, and  are guaranteed to contain no opiato  or harmful drug. Mrs. Walter  Kollins, Sissons Bridge, N.S., says:  ���������"Before using- Baby's Own Tablets  my littlo one cried almost continu-.  ously with stomach troubles. I can  truthfully say I never had any medicine act so. promptly and give such  satisfaction as the tablets do. I do  not think you make any claim for  them which their use will not substantiate." The tablets can be had  from any medicine dealer or by mail  from Tho Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont. Price 25 cents a  box.  ��������� Sir tleorgo Turner.  When Sir George Turner, \he Treasurer of the Australian Commonwealth, attended the conference of  colonial Premiers in London in 1807,  he took a great , interest in - the  thieves' haunts in the capital of the  Empire. Under tho guidance of detectives he��������� visited -them, and had, a  pretty good insight.into the methods  rj the cockney pickpocket. Tho  knowledge then gained had apparont-  ly.no application to. tho ways of  Australia, for on Easter Monday Sir  George was robbed, while standing  on tho platform of a St. Kilda cable  tramcar, of his gold watch and  chain, sovereign purso, railway pass  and other contents of his waistcoat.  It was the very irony of fate that  the man who is responsible to the  people of Australia for the disposal  of nearly ������13,000,000 a year should  fail to look after: ������60-worth of personal trinkets on a bank holiday.  Church Sold to Hotelkeeper.  It is safer to employ sculpture  than heroes. That seems to be tho  moral of a curious incident recorded  in the latest news from New Zealand. The Scots Church in Wellington, the metropolis of that, colony,  hus~i]USt-bcen-soid-toJ-an������i.Ii--isH-hotol-*---  koeper, who intends converting it in--  to a public hall. It was eroctod by  public subscription as a memoral to  tho Scottish , members of the Now  Zealand contingents who fell in  South Africa. The inaugural ceremony was performed by Mr, Soddon,  ind the company included the laU  Gen. Sir Hector McDonald.  ���������Tho Exchange Ilnblt.  "I took back those socks that  Wouldn't fit Willie."  "Tho ones you said you'd change?"  "Yos. And that odious Jim Cramp-  ton waited on me. He asked me how  long Mind kept the socks, and I answered about two weeks. And what  do you think he said?','  "Glvo it up."  "IIo said I ought to change-'em of-  tenor."-Clevoland Plain Dealer.  Some Gt-oriilii Snj-Inwn,  You'll novor get on the sunny side by  waiting for the world to turn round.  Men who live in* tho stars generally  think it's a hard world when thoy come  tumbling down.  There Is any quantity of gold in the  Innd,  but some folks enjoy it most  whon tho othor follow digs It.���������Atlanta  Constitution.  CieneroON,  "That's tho seventh time you've watered thnt plnnt today, Marin, and thu  florist snid twico a wook would be  enough,"  "Yes, I know, John, but T enn't bear  to bo no stingy when water Is, so  chcnp."--N"ow York Kvenlng Touvnnl.  Tho I'nlillc NnlNniive,  Ho Rnyly stojm upon your feet .  '  Or ells upnii ymi:- hut,  Then snya, "1 bog your, pardon,"  And 1<)tB It no at tbnt  A Slttorly Opinion,  "Isn't thnt young Mr, Clorlkor n clover talker, Laura?"  "Do you think so, dear? 1 couldn't  help overboil ring a part of what ho  snid Inst night, and lt struck mo as*  bolng Idiotic."  "If yon ovorhonrd whnt lie was saying last night thon you know that he  wns praising mo,"  "Woll, yos, dear, I gathered as  rauch."-Clovoland Plain Dealer.  Tlio flofinoii.  Yeast���������Did you ever nvtico tlmt xvhcix  tho question nbout obeying Is put to  womcu In the marriage ceremony uomo  of tlmm nnswor louder than others?  Crliusonbeak���������Oh. yos; I've noticed lt.  The ones who say "Ves" the loudem are  tho ones who know their husbands will  novor daro to ask them to obey,-Vou*  kors Stutoimnn.  Ilia Nnt nml Innnlrr.  "Yon have spinal trouble." said the  phystclnn ot the conclusion of his ox  ���������lUiltiiilloi* of the abb! I'dlUu'.  "Well-nh-h,m-doctor.,������ returned tbs  lournullst. "bow much do you charge  oor column for treatment In such  "wucar-Town ToolM. isf  I  Her Prince of  *  .By IZOLA L. FORRESTER.  Copyright, 1S0S, Z)_ T. C. MfiClurC  T"  ;   "Of course you' are his friend."  I.  "It makes uo difference."  "No," she assented doubtfully; "only  in the point of .view. It would create a  certain prejudice, the friendliness. I  mean in his favor, and you don't know  Marjorle as I do."  forward to something ever since you  could chase butterflies, to falling in  lovo wiih the one man who was to be  your prince of dreams, and all at once  you think you've found him, and you  love hir^ and promise to be his wife,  and nothing-happens at all, why, you  teel like the boy who spent all his  Fourth of July money for one skyrocket, and then it wouldn't go off."  "Better said boy than the boy who  shoots tho merry rocket and then gets  unmercifully batted with the fallen  stick,"* said Stephen gently and philosophically.'  "Haworth was just the same. lie  never seemed to understand How wonderful it all was to me or how a girl  wants it.to be wonderful. We were  good, stanch friends and comrades, and  he cared for me, I know be did, last  Stephen glanced down the long, can  dle.shaded dinner table to where Mar-1| October, but there was the rose'mist  jarie sat.  A group of yellow chrysan-1 missing.'  He   wasn't  my   princo   of  themums mingled their gold with the  tint of her hair, and her face was half  hidden by them. Only a slightly tilted  chin was visible. It was a delicious  chin, piquant and interrogative, and he  knew that she was talking to Haworth.  "Do you think she is serious?" ho  asked. '*. '        "���������'���������*. /..   , v.**  "Oh, not yet. But she drifts with  him, and that is one of his most attractive qualities, drifting. You drift and  drift and think you are steering, and  all at once"���������   "~  She hesitated frowningly.  "Overboard?" suggested Stephen.      ;  "Yes, when you never dreamed of be^  ing in love. He seems so harmless, so j  colorless.   You  know vyhat' I  mean.!  Most men have to be amused. You feel j  on guard with them.  But Haworth is ;  restful. ^Before you know it you are ;  perfectly natural with him, and you \  talk aad drift and talk, and all he says ;  is yes, yes, and all he does is look at'  you, not as if you were just a rather  good looking girl, but as if you were  really a thinking, reasoning individual. ,  And Marjorle will like that. And then  some day she'll look in his eyes and  waken and lose self in love."  "Cribbed," said Stephen softly. "Awfully pretty ,-Con, but it's an echo from  a greater even than thou. Have some  of the salmon a-la heaven knows what.  It's coming our way. Don't you remember :���������   ' '       ���������'���������--..  "Love took up the harp of life and smote  upon the chords with might,  Smote upon the chord of self, that, trem-  bling-, passed In music out of sight.  "Marjorio 'd ;look ��������� sweet doing the  -barp-aet-.-wouldii^-sheJii  dreams. He was just himself. One  likes the ro������e mists of life, you know,  even if one knows they are all illusion.  They give a glory to the path behind  and the hills ahead."    '  "But they aren't worth a cent close  around," said Stephen. "Rose mists  aren't worth.a rap floating around oneself *, when one is busy living today.  Seems to me i wouldn't want any illusions, around the one I loved best either.    And'I   don't   think   Mavjorie  | would. Haworth's a splendid old chap.  j We've been friends for over ten years.  j. He's given me many, a hand grip over  who, when he gets lired,* slams down  his roll top desk," 'seizes his case and  takes tlio train east.   In Xew York he  patronizes a well known hotel much  favored  by  rittsburgcrs,  asks  for a'.  room on the twelfth floor, and if he  gets it or one on the floor either above  or below he is happy.   Twelve floors  up he is removed from the noise of the  i busy pavement below.   So far as quie-  j tude is concerned lie might as well be  ! in a country village.  Tn the morning  . the bright sunshine steals in at his  i window,.which overlooks the river and  I the docks below.   At night the view is  ��������� oue:of enchantment, watching the ves-  I sels  moving  to  and  fro,  with their  j-myriad* of lights.^ And although there  is...gay'ety, below in a dozen corners of  that selfsame hotel no sound of it over  penetrates to his quarters.   But this ia  only one of the many possibilities of a  very wonderful town.���������rittsburg Dispatch.  Might Bave Retorted.  Mrs. Burlier���������Sarah Miller had the  assurance to look me right in the face  and tell me I was looking horrid.  Mrs. Slyder���������You ought to have told  her you didn't mind such reflections  as* that.���������Boston Transcript  THEGAPETOCAHO ROAD  Staiting from tho south, the* railway is now completed from ' Cape  Town to Victoria Falls, a distance  of l,(>;io inil-'js, and a further stretch  of *.'C>u miiis in u nor;h^as-.crly direction to Ui-'Len Hill I\I;r.e, one hun-  dr.'d miles !.<-yoi:d the Kai'ue liivcr,  will be begun at an a  contract having aire.  Tourist Tickets to Victoria Falls Are  Be- ��������� T];js     section    \vl ieh  ONE   OF THE   LATE   CECIL   RHODE  DREAMS NEARING A REALITY.  ;s*  log Issued ant! Another Long Stretch of    pletcd   1  ! will  tap  ! lead no.d  ol  Travel "will Soon Bo Under Ka:>ld Con-  structiou���������Slap Shows How the Onic to  y  tl-.!- c;ul  a  di.'-.ti-ict    ri  zinc d'-'mhits.  tough places in the first days when I  was only a fresh kid fighting for a  place in the crowd, and he's always  the same; It may be monotonous, but  it's mighty comforting. Perhaps after  ten years even you might be glad to  find a man unchanged." '  "Perhaps." She smiled bitterly, but  bravely still.  He looked into her eyes interestedly.  "Honest, don't you care, Con?"  She hesitated.  "Not as long as it is Marjorie, and  she will be happy." Her voice was  low. "Of course one may still remember tho prince of dreams -when the  dreams never came true."  Stephen glanced at the two beyond  the yellow .chrysanthemums. Haworth  was looking at,Constance, and Marjo-  rie's quick smile flashed on him for an  instant. He bent toward Constance  again and spoke, slowly. ,  "Haworth was up.to my place last  night,, and we talked .sense,   No, rose  Wonders ot Memory,  The memory may be cultivated to  an extraordinary degree, as all are  aware. Seneca, the Roman rhetorician; was able to repeat 2,000 words  upon onco hearing them, each in its!  order, though they had no dependence  or connection on each other. Pontius  Lat'ro retained in his memory all the  orations he had ever spoken, without  failing.-in even a single word. Cyneas,  Ambassador to the Romans from  King Pyrrhus, in-one day so well  learned the names of his audience  that the next morning he saluted tho  whole Senate and all the populace  assembled, each* by his name. Cyrus  knew every soldier in his army by  name, and Scipio had a speaking acquaintance with all tho citizens of  Rome. Herr von Nicublin, a'colebrat-  ed, German scholar, was,once clerk in  -a"bank of Copenhagen, in'which^capacity he gave proof of miraculous  memory by restoring from % recollection alone, the entire contents of a  .-leaf in the bank ledger which had  been ..accidentally; lost by fraud or  ������������������ accident.'& '���������'-.       .s ������������������*<   ���������  Cairo I'rtyoct Slanils at Trtscnt Time.  Writing in 1900 to Ewart S. Gro-  gan, a plucky young traveler who  had just completed u journey from  the Capo to , Cairo. Cecil Rhodes  said:  "EVery one supposes that the railway is being built with tho onljP object that a human being may be ablo  to get in at Cairo and get out at  Capo Town1. This is, of course, ridiculous. The object is to cut Africa  through the centre, and the railway  will pick up trado a.U along tho  route. The junctions to the East  and West coasts which will occur; in  the future will bo' outlets for the  traffic obtained along the roiUe of  the line as it passes through tho  centre of Africa. At any rate, up tu  Buluwayo, where I am now, it has  been a payable undertaking, and   I  riy date, tlio  ���������Cy beea ict.  is to to?, coni-  Mivrch. 1UO.-),  ch in copper,  l>.\\ ond wfjith  is a region with vast supp-ies of rubber. There will t'o.on remain only a  wet ion oi 4"J0 miles to completo lhe.  connection wltli Kituta, at tho  southern end of Lake Tanganyika,  where tho Chartered Company's  sway terminates. Survey work here  is now in progress, and thoi-o is no  doubt that within a lY-w- years thia  link will be made.  From this point onward, however,  Rhodes' scheme has had to be modified    as thc    nature of   the couniiy  around the chain of lakes stretching  from tho Zambesi to the Nine came  to be known.      As  Grogan  pointed  out, Lake Tanganyika is hemmed iu  by steep,; mountains   offering    well-  nigh  insurmountable  difficulties     to  railway    construction,     but on   tho  other hand,  tho lake itself offers   a  magnificent  waterway    of four hundred miles on the direct line between  the Capo and Cairo. -It may bo taken as granted,   therefore, that .this  part of the journey will be mndo by  water, and .that passengers will   he  carried by steamboat from Kituta to  Usambara,  at the north end of  thc  lake.   From here   to Lake Kivu    is  ninty miles,  offering no serious   obstacle to a-railway beyond a rise in  level  of two thousand feet.       Lake  Kivu is sixty miles in length,    and  1 this sheet of water also is surrounded  by high  and  procipitous mountains,  so that   another   break in    the lino  will have to be made and the waterway utilized.  Constance let the- salmon pass and  smile^contentedly at the plain, youth-  "HeljjUt of tlie Sea Breeze. .���������'���������,.  Observations  as to the height*    of  the sea,breeze.jalthough few in num-     And | ber,  are of  considerable importance  I toIdTTilm tliat I was'golngno^m^y:!W"  the- dearest girl in the world if she'd i up  have me." (years ago, it was found thti't the av  "Stephen!"   Her face was radiant, T cv&go. height at -which the cool inflow  mists or dreams, just plain sense.  "foTonilm^Eal"  BTHPnitN OMN0KDAT TUB TWO BEYOND  TUB OHllVSANl'UEMDMS,  ful face besido her. Even the eyeglasses, perched airily on a-nondescript  nose, could add neither ago nor wisdom  to it.  "Stephen, you are a dear," she said,  "You aro a blossod relief to a threatened possibility of sentiment. After Mar-  jorio's married to Haworth 1 think I  shall adopt you,"  "As a relief to a threatened possibility, etc.'/"  "No, Tho possibility only threatened. It never came true, and, besides,  I am threo years older than Marjqrlo,  Would you think I was twenty-six,  Stovor  Slephon turned tho rimless eyeglasses  on her with cheerful scrutiny,  "Thivly-nlno," ho snid pleasantly.  "ITow Jbug wero you engaged to  hliu'/"  "Two weeks ond a half,"  "Last October?"  fcslio nodded her head,  "it'i* a bud liu.u,oL Cue jciir /W vie  gngenumts. Dead leave* uud general  dampness and all that. I always  chooao early summer, It don't hang on  the nerved ao. Try Juno next tlmo.  Con."  Sho turned to him wltb tudden Impatience.  "It Isn't tbat I don't want to see  Marjorio shoppy or that I caro about  last October. I am afraid she will  waken o������ I did.   He Is so perfectly  her tone tender and maternal in its  quick  sympathy.    "I'm   so  glad  for  ' you." ���������'"';��������� '������������������������������������.���������������������������:���������  ,,*.-  "If she'd have me," repeated Stephen  modestly.   And  Haworth  opened  up  ; ond told me a few things about a cer-  ��������� tain dearest girl whom ho had wanted  to marry,' but she wouldn't have him.  He wasn't bitter, you understand, or  ! wearing crape for any dead hopes. He  just told me. He doesn't quite under-������  1 stand why she gave him up, but he be-  ! lieves she loved him and that some day  ; the world will  seem  lonesome and  ; strange-to-her, .aiid the rose mists site  ��������� cared for will havo faded,  Thon he  i thinks sho may bo glad to. find him "unchanged. '  "Stephen!" She turned her bend and  "niot-Haworth's gaze,   His eyes wero  restful and steady, as she had loved  ������������������ best tb rccioiubei' them.  "And I told him," continued Stephen  mildly, "not to wait for tho lonesome  time, to take the day ho was suro of.  And.ho said ho thought he'd try tonight."  .   "Hut Marjorle!"  Her face flushed and hor lips., half  parted.  Sho w.ns still looking beyond  the yellow chrysanthemums. ( " -.  Stephen smiled across the table,    .  "Tho dearest girl in tho world said  yos just half an hour ago," ho said.  Inventor", Attention!  "How rich I'd be," said an umbrella  salesman, "If I had patented tho umbrella!"  Tho floorwalker smiled.  "You might an well talk," said he,  "of a patent on swimming or cooking.  : Umbrellas appear to have existed always. Wherever wo excavate��������� Babylon, Nineveh, Nippur���������traces of tho umbrella aro found, This instrument if  coequal with mankind.  "It Is of .oriental origin. Tho English didn't begin to uso it till 1700,  Shakespeare, with all hia genius, had  no umbrella to protect him from tho  rain, Jonas llnnway was tho flrst  English umbrella maker,  "Now, what you might do would bo  to patent somo now sort of umbrella���������  somo rain shield built on better lines.  . Vic hum pioui luni, iue u<obu-<<<4 li%ia  ' i'\'.<Ud tm- 30,090 j-������;.i'.s, und yi t in all  , that tlmo Jt has not onto been improved.   Consider It   It Is by no moans  perfect,   It turns Inside out readily,  and It only protects tbo head and shoul-  , \,tn. uuut .hv liitn.    uw.u-fct; oii  thai.  Glvo us on umbrella thnt Is a completo  i rain shield.   Then you will become a  mllllonalro."-Cblcago Tribune.  from tlio: ocean was replaced by tho  upper warm outflow from, tho land  was from 500 to 600 feet. 'At Toulon, in 1893, the height of the sea  breeze was found to bo about 1,300  feet, and the distinct off-shoro current was found* bet ween 1,900 and  2,000'feot. More recently (1002), on  the west coast of Scotland, Dines,  using kites, has noted that the kites  would not rise above 1,500 feet on  sunny afternoons, when the on-shore  breeze was blowing,  ���������    A Gladstone Anecdote,     ���������;,  The sarcastic cheor  is  very ��������� common, and I recall one fatal example  of its use.   Mr. Gladstone wasTonco  drawing, very remarkable, conclusions,  from s^nio *flgiires',"'i.iii'art,'in y.-ltiqh  he was-an unappt:.:iru'hed master.'������������������' .A,  jiriemtior on thd   oilier 'side    laughed',  j out.    a ."Ileal-,    hear!"   irnniciilly.  ! Glndstono     stopped'   'instantly .* and'  ! turned and look..d with interest   at;  ' the interi'irptci', who assuredly \youldi  1 nt 'thnt*"inc/u\ent, have javen n goodi  !'-dcal to recall his-wov.is.   ��������� Then    he.  I turned'���������back to the 'spfaker.   "Sir,"  : he .said,   '.'.tbe,. hointi'.il'ih-t  gcnllciunn  j Inughfi."-     For a minute or two_he.  j-quotod from., u.ciuury a long string  i.-of'figures proving'the accuracy     of  ; what ho had previously said.   "The  ! next   time 'rho    honorable    member  ���������laughs."    he.comie.ued    in   hcineyed  i tones,  "I would v.C,\ i.*;e l;im��������� I would  ! veiif.iro to I'diiiu-el him���������u������ ornament  i hii-i lnugh���������to    (iecuruto it���������uiih   ua  j idea."���������Henry Norman.  i Awarded IUhmU'V SeliohivMi,|pi  Mr. Win. E.. <-'nnur'.'ii has been  awarded lhe It node Sciiolni'idiip for  rriiice Edward ' Hi and. '���������IIo is u  graduate of St, 1'uiiKtiin'B College,  (,'bni'lotfctown, and Uivni Uiiivei'-  sity, Tho other competitors .were  Cyrus ./, Mc.Millatn and L<uiIh JI rollout. The jntter is tlio. nicst bril-  .Innt j-'ttidcnr who bag graduated from  J-nlhoiif-ie in ten yearn, put ho lacked tne athletic (itsaliticatkuis,  BRIDGE OVEU ZAMBESI GORGE.      .  still think it will continue to be   so  as we advance into the far interior. "c  We propose now to go on and cross  the Zambesi just below the Victoria j  Falls.     I should like to have     the  6pray of the   water   over;   the   car- :  riages." j  If Cecil Rhodes were still alive he ���������  would soon seo this last wish reaii- i  Eed; for the railway- from tlie .South j  has been, /carried from Buluwayo j  through, the Wankio coal fields to tlio i  edge of; those wonderful falls, which ���������  are twice the height and more than ���������  double    the width  of    the   Falls of !  THE ANGLESEY ESTATES.  Marquis, After Six Years'   Possession, Re������  - llnqulshcs to Trustees to t'ay Debts. ,  The Marquis of Anglesey finds himself in money "difficulties, and at a  recent .meeting of creditors a deed of"  assignment placing tho family estates in the hands of trustees to meet  the liabilities was accepted. One of  tho recent ' London . auctions' was  largely attended, as it was whispered  abroad that some of the Marquis'  jewels, of which he had made a  great collection, were to be disposed  of in the sale.  u������i4^E2^������������������;J^ a bridge consisting of j     Henry  Cyril Paget   fifth   Marquis  from Concv Island a    number   of    a sxngle   span of a0������ I 1S a ������rcat ffrandson of the _ Waterloo  vl^T^S^^Sw^   being constructed over the gorge be- \ Field  Marshal,   one  of     Wellington's  To Kew Vork For neat,  Un't ffc strnntre that peoplo should  eo'lorloss Jn "temperament that it Js slm- i,*0, <������ New Ifork to rest up? You know  ply Infuriating. A gkl do������i*������'l eevk u wl,r,t. ^^adwny nnd Fifth nvonue sre  now ������ngngement every summer, Steve, j from Thirtieth to Thirty-fifth sireet-  I never wis engaged before, and. don t   ������>o densest, noisiest place In tbe world.       you know, wheu you've been looking ! *������<������ ������10^ ��������� prominent I'ittsburg man   bW|#  ���������Tnj'ii;-*������������������t������ l'jii iiilnar.  The ingenuity of    thn fnnnlng   in  .fiipnii !.;av !'������������������ huefi-i'd from the fact  mat the .|,-*,i*M*.,i*i*H jnhnbitontH live  flr.u'fl evitii'.'iy <ni the pri'uluctiona of  a cuitlvaicd nreiv. about ouo-third tho  Swftllow* nnrt Mlcrolios.  Swallows nnd other mIi?rntory birds  Invariably shun those places which aro  In  tho  slightest degree  infected  by  HOMO IIH llltcluuci**, , J. hub i'utii ������*������������������.���������. UttV-k  to bo found In districts whoro cholera,  yellow fever, tho plague and othor epidemic diseases prevail. Tho districts  which they select as their temporary  homes aro in all respects.tho most  healthy'that can be found. Tt In evident from tbls thnt persons who ar*  afraid of cutchlng cholera or other Infectious diseases ought not to llvo la  places which are shunned by tbett  low the falls, .and will be completed  by tho I end of the year.  The bridge will have the distinction of being the highest in the  world, the rail level being 420 feet  abovo tho river,, of 55 feet higher  than tho dome of St.. Taul's. While  the construction of the great span  is in progress the rails for the extension northward will bo conveyed  across by aerial, gear to avoid delay.  It was originally intended to carry  tho lino from Buluwayo due north  through, .the Mafungnbusi coal district, crossing tho Zariibesi at tho  Kaidba" Gorge. It was found, however, that tho country north, of the  Zambesi at this point .odors immense  difficulties for railway construction,  and that tho valuo of the coal. deposits is not to be compared with  that of the Wankio coal fields.  Thb certainty of a largo tourist  trailic if the.lino wero carried to the  Victoria Falls formed a further inducement to choose th6 western  route, uud accordingly the line northward from Buluwnyo* was begun- -in  May, 1001, Last' year :it reached  Waiik'ie, a distance of two hundred  miles, and the additional seveniy-  ftyo-miles to tho fulls have been constructed in letiH than 'a '��������� twelvemonth. Tourist tickets to tho Victoria Falls ure'being issued, and  among tho visitors next year will  bo two hundred    nnd fifty  members  of tho British Association, who have  s  generals. lie was born in 1S75, and  came into possession of the .estates  in 1S9S, marrying in tho same year  his cousin Lilian, daughter of Sir  George  Chctwynd.  Proceedings wero taken to annul  the marriage, but wero eventually'  withdrawn, ^Everything underwent a  change nt Anglesey Castle, or Plas  Newydd (tho New Palace), as it was  formerly    called,   when    tho present,  ;-3  a*m  lfAP   OP   CAPS  TO   etc.*"  ���������PIIF.SKM.  rr.ejteT   4T  ��������������������������� Kkiiw-ty *.i***'i>icu*l.     ?;-."**> i it'i  Accepted tho invitation <������( the Ili>  tish Nouth Africa Compn'by to pay  * vlmit to Niagara h rival.  THK lUHQUlB 07 AKCI.i:SF.V,  Marquis came into posses-don. Tho  chief alteration was the conversion  of a private chapel into a theatro, in  which tho Marquis gavo private tho-  iilricajs- , himself   taking the    chief  J'oh'H,"  lie appeared in "Alnddki" and as  L'Aiglon, and his costumes woro hvv-  'ishly docked with jewelry, Tho Marquis' prlvato box in tho gallery facing tho stugo is copied from tho  1 loyal Opora Houso in Dresden. Tho  (���������state is beautifully si tun tod on tho  .Meiuii Straita, and tho view over tho  water and to Snowdonio is splendid.  There are Druidical cromlechs on  tlio grounds nnd tho littlo hamlet  near tho entrance Rtitos, whoro is tho  mil wny station of tho place, rejoices  in tho charactoriKtio WYlsh iiiiiii������ of  Ll n n tu I rpw 1 lg wyngyl Igogcrychwyndro-  UwluntisiUglgigch.   Moo Wntor,  Jtiee water it, \ci,i um'i'tii iu soinu  ciujct* of t*l<-kne������������. Wiihii two out teen  ut rkc In iy)d water, .���������,..{ It .-a tlu- fire  in a quart of water and cook for an.  Iiiiiir, Hub (hroiiuh u hair nIovo and  sweeten with houey. Lemon juico mny  be added to flavor.  PflKonlnl'ii ftreret,  rnstanlnl wuiiltl never let any ono  hoar him tune his violin, and It Is  helhvtd t!;j,t i:.i:iny of ttio 'i?:*rcmoly  peculiar vtfecta lie pnnluciHl were ob-  l.iiioi* !���������> h'o% duiliii; the v,'.,:.';; lo'.! a  tone lower ov higher than the ordinary pitch. mmm  KTWIODPALITY   OF   THB   CITY  OF   CUMBERLAND.  Fire Protection By-Law 1904  \ITHEKBAS, it is expedient to provide  " for the protection i>f property iro-n  Sire, ba it therefore suae ed by the Muni-  oipal Council of the City,of Cumb-srUnd at  follows :���������  Ut, That all stove pipes now in use pro-  jeoting through the roof, or any part of a  building, be removed.  gad. No person shall erect, or cause to be  erected, any atove pipe or pipes projeotiug  through any part of a budding.  3rd, AU chimneys built shall be subject  to tbe approval of the Fire Wardens and  uotioe must be given to the City Clerk before say ahimney is erected.  4tb, Any person or persons violating any  of the sections of this By-law shall be sub-  jeot to the. penalties of this By-law.  5th, Any person or persons guilty of an  infraction of any ot the provisions of this  By.law shall, upon conviction before the  Mayor ot any Justice or Justices of the  Peace for the City of Cumberland on oath  or affirmation of any creditable witness,  forfeit and pay at the discretion of said  Mayor or Justice or Justices of the' Peace,  convicting, a penalty not exceeding the sum  of fifty dollars, and not lesB, except for the  first offence, than the sum of tire dollars for  each and every offence exclusive of costs,  and in default of pay meat thereof, forthwith, it shall and may be lawful for the  Mayor or Justice or Justices of the Peace  ,, convicting as aforesaid, to issue a warrant  under his hand and seal, or in case the said  Mayor, Justice or Justices, or any two or  more of them are acting together therein,  then under the hand and seal of one of them,  t.. }ev the said penalty aud costs, or co-its  ouly, by distress, and io case of no sufficient distress to satisfy the said penahy and  costs, it shall and may be lawful for the  Mayor, Justice or Justices, convicting as  Aforesaid, to commit the offender or.offenders  to one of UU Majesty's jtiis with or with.  out hard labor, for any period not exceeding  six calendar months unless the penalty and  posts be sooner paid.  Bead first time, July 4th, 1904  Bead second time, July 18th, 1904.  He. d third time, August lath, 1004,  Reconsidered and finally passed,  August  15;h, 1904.  J BICJi_ARDSIOaT,_MAvOR.  h. W. MINNS, C.M.C.  The above By-law will oome into force on  the first day of October, 1904  L. W.Nonss, C.M.O.  Cumberland, B.C.,  8th day of September, 1904.  .. SMOKE..  "CUBAN  BLOSSOM"  ���������    A UNION MADR CIOAR  FROM   THB���������  Cuban Cigar Factory  tf. J. BOOTH, Proprietor,  NANAIMO, B.O.  Hew It IU J8tb Year  i.  Th. lendlin? mlnlnt pirlo^cil of ths  world, with ths Mionecci editorial stuff  pf npy tochr.laijpubllwilpn,  Subscription Sfi.OQ n ytmr (Including  U. 3.. Con.-idlim, M������y'con pwt^u.)  Tin JoimcAi, urd P/,ciMc Coast  ���������Minkr toiy.'li'r, (f.6 DO,  SiiMt'lo copies, froo, Eond fur Book  Cat.iu,,u\  T������*k EwoiH.iFU'Minn^ Moiwn 'ourmiM.  2b I Bi'OKdWb/, b������w 'io:*  mmi.mm mm mm_timmtltv.fi fl,.., nm .������**-,'  1  r/i,  lvK  t  r.  t1  al-'.  \iit.  W, i  FOB  8ALE.  160 Ao., Crown tent Land  On VALDEZ ISLAND,  ���������  ���������  *  100 acre* in Graun Pasture, about  10 aores in Meadow,  House,  13am,  Stable,  and  other  Outhouses.  60 FRUIT TREES is   BEARING  Wc!! w.iterd hy a crcrk ; 2 sjiilcs  from WJjarJ," -bovjjjg Hw^veekty  ftortiner   oh I In   from   Vancouver,  IS HEAD QOOP STOOK, Ao7^  Apvuy tiiiM Office,   I,   O,   F.  ������OUKT DOMINO, 3518, meet*  the lust Monday in the mouth  in the K. of P. Kail.  Visiting Brethren invited.  |aMfjJi|aLlacM  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  Goto  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST-CLA8S  BEST   ::   ON    ::   EARTH.     | CANnYv FRUnX  *��������� (JKJARB & TOBACCOS.  Maunfactured by  P  GABLE & CO., NANAIMO, B.O.  Campbells'   BAKERY.  A Fine Selection of CAKES always  on hand.  FRESH BREAD every day.  Orders for SPECIAL CAKES promptly attended to.  Bunsiuir Avenue,  Gumberland.  C. H. TARBELL.  High Grade Stoves  and all Kitchen Requirements  '      .  .���������.   ���������   -*  SPORTSMENS GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  WaVeriy jjotel  First Class Accommodation  ....at Seasonable Bates...  BEST OP WINES & LIQUORS.  S. SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.  I ii ion  Hotel  S-fi-ls/CTJIEXLi   C.   JDJLT*JH[B,   PROPE.IBTOR  ., I .      .      ���������        . ��������� '*" -  .  Engliuh 4 x BURTON always on tap"-, also, the famous MILWAUKEE  BEERS���������Anheuser, Bohemian, Schlitz, &o. "OLD GREY BEARD"  SCOTCH WHISKY. ?eat Wines and Liquors of all kinds.  The Boarding and Lodging Department, under the immediate superintendence of Mas  Davis, will be found Pirstolas* in every respect. "~,  BATES,  $1. oo per day upwards.  J*,'..'  'CAJ-'ilifiJv.i-i-iJft.  TRACK MARKS,  DESIGNS,  COPYRIGHTS  &0.  Anyone sendliitr a sketch und description rosy  quiclf!y Ascertain, free, whotlier an Invention Is  probably patentable. Communications strictly  coufliJaijtlal. Oldest aeency;t'orsccurinKp*tlr*nt8  In America.   Wp. havo a Washington office.  Patents taken through Minn & Co. receive  a&acial notice in tUe  SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,  Seantlfnl'.y illustrated, lorcest circulation of  any scientliio journal, weekly, terms ?3.00 a year j  JU.yOsix lum-thg Spocimon copies and HAND  Book on Patrxts -icvit free.   Address  T-:"   ' *   *���������   r t i  When in Cnmberland  STAT AT THB   VENpOME.  tw   All Convbnienceu por Guests.  The Bab is Supplied with  Best Liquors and Cigars  R. S. ROBESTSON.  ���������     * e e ������ e e      ���������*������������������   e e e e e *  * '  ��������� ���������������������������������������������  WILLIAMS BROS.  ��������� "       ���������  iLivery Stable!  ��������� ���������  ��������� Teamsters and Draymen    ;  I   Single and Doublk rigs   ":  ��������� for Hire.    All Orders   ���������  ��������� ������  ;    Promptly  Attended  to.   :  ��������� *     - ���������'..'���������������  : Third St., Cumberland,B.C.  ��������� /        - ���������������������������_������������������  Vir WILLARD is prepared to  W '���������.. gu ftny Orders for Fine or  Heavy Harness, at short notice.  ���������  ���������������������������*���������**���������������������������������  WILLARD BLOCK,     Cumberland.  E, EMDE  3rd St..   Cumberland  fHE ADVANTAGJ5 tho publio  hue* in purohHuing where thoy  livo is they nee the artiole nnd are  not disappointed ae when Bending  away.      ��������� n  . ',.       ' '   ���������  P. Stoddaft,  Watchmaker   and   Jeweler,  Bells goods at lantern lvnceH uml  baa a uice stock to nelect from.  BVBRYtHINQ in SOLID GOLD  AU purohasea engraved  ,,,. free of oharge ,,.,  ���������-- -      . .     .i  P. STODDART,  Dunmmuih Avk., CumUiland.  HUMAN SKILL versus MACHINES.  ^^.^Mgn^sjng^njtyjnvents machines to do workT man^ skill cannot do.   No fingers, however deft, cpuld ever sew a stitch locked inside a piece  of leather.  No eye, however true, could gauge with absolute accuracy the length of  the stitches on a hundred thousand pairs of shoes���������or on one pair.  No human muscle could work eight, ten, fifteen or twenty-four hours a day,  and draw the stitches evenly, tightly, all day long.  And no human being would have the patience to wax his thread before  every stitch���������or remember to do it if he had the'patience.  And fifty men could not make a3 many imperfect shoes in the time one  Goodyear Welt Machine takes to makes ������Tty perfect pairs.  " What does Goodyear Welt mean ?"  "It is the very best, most perfect method ever invented for joining the  Uppers of shoes to the Soles."  "^Vliyisatthebest?"  " Because it's the only method that makes  a shoe without a stitch or a tack under the  foot and stronger than hand sewing/'  " Why is it stronger than hand sewing ? *  "Because it locks its stitches inside the  leather of. the outer sole, draws them tighter and  more uniformly than nand sewing. *  oooovcm w������.t looked .T.TCH. ������ What advantage does the lock stitch give f  "The holding power of thc stitch remains till the sole is worn through  whereas in hand sewn shoes, the top of the stitch wears off ia a few days and  only straight strands of thread are left to hold the sole on.'  u Does it make the shoe cheaper as well as better ?"  "It docs because it makes fifty perfect pairs, where one imperfect pair  could not be made by hand."  " Have any improvements been made in the  Goodyear Machines in recent years ?"  " Yes, a vast improvement has been made in  the New, Improved Goodyear Welt Machine, now  iu use in the Slater Shoe Factory."  " What is the nature of the improvement ? n  " A better motion of the parts, producing better  results ia the shoe."  " Cau a novice tell a Coodycar Welt by ncchg it?"  44 Not always because there are imitations,"  " How ca|_ he be sure of getting a genuine Goodyear Welt Shoe ?,f  n By buying only " The Slater Shoe " because " Slater Shoes " are made only  by the m:w, improved Goodyear Welt process."  Stamped on the sole with the makers' name and price,  (tun  fifi.riiirfl  ���������ftOlNAHV tTITCM.  Write for a Catalogue.   It is free.  Sole Local Agent STANLEY H. RIGQS. .���������Brawls  ������������������������ M���������  ZCZIT  THB  CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,     -      - -      MGR  The oolamn8 of Thk News are open to all  who winh to expreBd chureiu views o mat*  ter-' oi puhlic inttrest.  While we do aot hold ourselves rexvmsi-  ble for the utterances of correspondeiiw, we  etarve the r-ght of decliojng to inset*  arnraunications unnecessarily personal.  TUESDAY, SEPT. 27  1904.  Kspimait & Hianaimo Rj  s. s. "City of Nanaimo.  Lea es Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo, calling at Musgraves, Vesuvius, Crofton. Kuper, and Thetis  Islands first and third Tuesdays of  each month; Fullord, Ganges, and  Fernwood, remaining Tuesdays in  each month.  *  Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Comox, connecting with s,s. Joan al  Nanaimo.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Nanaimo direct, connecting with  train for Victoria  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, y a.m., for  Comox and way ports.  Leave? Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way pons.  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m.; first  and third "Fridays of each month to  Ganges, remaining Fridays of each  month to Ladysmith.  LeavesGangrtsor Ladysmith Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and wav ports.  VANCOUVER.NANAIMO HOUTE.  S. 8      "JOAN."  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays.  Sails from Vancouver afier arrival of C.  ��������� P.R. Train No. i.'dnil; except Sun-  , - 1  days, at I p.m.  kets en sale, good ovei rail and steau.er  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  The Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, steamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good for going journey Saturday and Sunday, returning nut later  than Monday.  Geo. L. Courtnky,  Traffic Manager.  Cumberland  Hotel       "  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND SECOND STREET.  CUMBERLAND  B. C.  Mus. J. H. Piket, Proprietress,  When in Cumberland be sure  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel, first-Class Accomodation for transient and permanent boarders.  Sample Rooms and Public Hall  Run in Connection with Hotel  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00, per day  SHOTS- NURSERIES,  3009 Westminster Road  100,000 Bulbs to arrive soon from  Holland, France and Japan.  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees.. '.,.  TIMJC TABLE   EFFECTIVE  JUNK l������*.  I������0S  TI0TO1UA TO WELLINGTON.  ,N������ 2-Daily. N.������, 4-Riun������)  A.M PM  De 000.... V'c'toru D- 4.'*<  ���������*   9.28   ColUbtroaui    ..,  "   4'Jf  ��������������� 10.24 KiK-uig'-t. ....."   5 !><���������!  " 11.00. .DitftoanV .:...    "   5 5r-  pm.   ' r m.  "��������� 12.35 . .Nunuimo....... "   7 37  Ar 12..'.').. \Vtflliu-_ten Ar. 7 &'.  WELLI -T ���������     it   TO VICTORIA.  No. I..���������Diil N.   ������-SiiikJh  AM. V.M,  De.   8.00 Wullirmton...,  Do. 4 u  '"   8.20.. Nanaimo ...... "   4,15  10,02  D.i o ���������'������, ,  "   ������M  " 10.42     Koenig'.., <������   0,30  ������������ 11.38  .ColiUcremn  "   7.27  Ar 18.00.... ... Victoria Ar 7.55  Thoi.sund Mi e and Commutation T c-  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES, GREENHOUSE AND HARDY PLANTS  for lrall Planting,  Home Grown   and   Imported Garden,  Field and Flower Seeds, ahwiys  in sto.k in season.  ^-T^RTrri ze r s-   ���������EH)   HIVES   and    aUPPLIEfc  Creen lvuise full if Piant--, Cut Floweis  Floral Work. Uat.-ilojjues free, oi  cill and examine stt-ck.  vi. j: henry,  VANCOUVER, B.C  -fa������M-__________H__M>naMlaMHUMaMHNHnMHHHV  Moppoctii'-gpias,'  'BAKBliS  RREAl), Cakes and Pie������ duliver  ed daily to any part of City  fuu;stock of    Groceries  Sale of Lands for Unpaid Taxe* In +h__ n~~  PrPoyincI^^cC--.A-essment District.  T HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that n������ w a    j  Twelve o clock no. n, at the Oowt-houJV. ed.ne?day. the twelfth day of October a d   1904 at thm h.      .  after .et out, of the per_W in "id lff^ "^^"^ l sha11 *" a' Public9 A^cUon  the  UnJl ft0���������. ������f  sons   on   the  Suly^ DecImtJ*\iTmTCiT *? 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Lot 15  Vnrt ot Lot 158  Part oi Lot 255  Lot 105  295 66  96 40  96 40  12 64  52 96  14 78  2 oo  4 82  2 oo  4 82  2 oo  0 63  2'0o  265  2 oo  112 44  1C3 22  103 24  15 27  67. 61  1104 80 | 5 24 | 2 oo | 112 04  9 60 | 0 48 | 2 oo | 12 OS  12 08  12 08  42 32  61 99  8 78  n e������  12 08  8 68  18 90  12 08  28 16  98 39  5 38  2 85  49 88  9 0  [ 048  2 oo  9 60  0 48  2 oo  38 40  1 92  2 ee  56 40  2 82  2 oo  0 40  0 32  2 oo  0 18  0 46  2 oo  9 60  0 48  2 no  6 36  0 32  2 oo  11 34  0 56  2 <I0  060  0 48  2 oo  19 20  0 96  2 oo  91 80  4 59  2 oo  3 20  0 16  2 oo  080  0 0A  2 oo  45 60  2 28  2 oo  Dated at Cumberland lath September, 1804,  JOHN BAIRD** Assessor,  Oomox AueMraatit District,  Oumbarland Post Otto*.  TECH    TTINIOIT     EAT  BRICK  - AND   -   TILE ���������  YARDS  B,  NAKANO,  Proprietor.  Hard-Burned and ordinary Bricks.  Fire Rricka Pressed and Or. inary  Drain Tilea���������       3m., 4m., and 6in  Fire licking of all kinds to order.  Yards at Union Bay.  Post-Officr Addrk.s9~     OXJMBS!"RIjA1TD  B-O  HOLY  TRINITY CHURCH  Kvpvxry<  Holy Communion evrrv Sunday ������t 8 pm,  ���������firsi Sunday in the month, 11 tim..  Mnrninj; uervice, nam.5 Sunday,  Scimol, a.v������ pii); Evening service,  7 p,m; thoir Practice every Friday  at 7 30 p.m.  F. Cm. CHIMftTMXS   I'aMlif.  Riding on locomotive nnd  rail  ������������������.,,  wio   oi   t!������c    Uulwii    ^vilnviy  Company foy any person   >r jwr  iona--������xcept itain crew���������it������ fltrictly  prohibited.    Employe** aw tub*  |ect to dif.mi������������h) t<.r i.l lowing ram*  By order  VuAxm D LiTTi.t  Manager.  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOUOO  Livery  A.3_\TID  Teaming  I am prepared   to    O  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming at  reasonable rates.  ^ D. KiLPATRiCK  0 CUMUERLAND J  CO ������OOOOOOOOO0OOOOO0  \ou can gat Hi ������o*������t������, Ov������r������ii������,  Fit Cat*, At., at tool bottom prioat  a (h<*Uornar Huiw. J.,":*'",W;,!fir;";*J'i>!Jft*#*".  "AU thoso men. taken at Omsk and at  Kalyvan; ������������������ are going to defile before  your eyes, and if you do not point, out  Michael Strogoff you shall receive ni������  many blows of the kuout as there shall  be men who have passed before you."  Ivan Ogareff had now realized that  whatever threats he might utter and to  whatever tortures he might subject her.  the Indomitable Siberian would not  speak. To discover the courier of the  czar he now counted not upon her, but  upon Michael Strogoff himself. He did  not believe it possible tbat when the  mother and the son should be brought  into the presence of each other an Irresistible impulse would not betray them.  Certainly if he had only wished to  gain possession of the imperial letter  he could, simply have given orders for  all these prisoners to be searched. But  Michael Strogoff might havo destroyed  this letter after learning its contents,  and If be were not recognized and he  should- gain Irkutsk the plans of Ivan  Ogareff would be all frustrated. Wherefore it was not only the letter which he  must have from the traitor; he must  have the bearer of it.  Nadia at length understood all, and  she now knew who was Michael Strogoff ������and why he had wished to, traverse, without being, known, tbe invaded  provinces of Siberia.  On the order of Ivan Ogareff the prisoners passed one by one before Marfa  Strogoff, who remained immovable as  a statue and whose regard expressed  only the most complete indifference.  Her son was in the last ranks. When  ln his turn he passed before his mother, Nadia shut her eyes in order not to  see him.  ��������� Michael  Strogoff had remained ap-  ^P.ai^ntlxJj!iums������iMe._Jb���������uJ;Jiis hands were  bleeding from the pressure of the fetters.."? .*.*,  Ivan Ogareff was conquered by the  son and the mother.  Sangarre, placed near him, ouly said  one word���������"Knout!"  "Yes," cried Ivan Ogareff, "let this  old., jade have the knout and let the  punishment continue until she die!"  A Tartar soldier, carrying that terrible instrument of torture, approached  Marfa Strogoff.  Tho knout is composed of a certain  number of leather thongs, to tbe ends  of which are attached twisted iron wire.  One can easily understand-that to bo  condemned to receive a hundred and  twenty blows from such a. whip' Is the  same thing ns to be condemned to  death. Marfa Strogoff knew it, but  she also knew that uo torture upon  earth could make* her speak, and she  had already offered the sacrifice of her  life for her sou's safely.  Marfa Strogoff, 'having been se!i:ed by  two soldiers, was thrown en tier knees  on (lie ground. Her robe, having beeu  torn, exposed her linked back. A .pnbor  was fixed before hor breast at'.the distance of only a few Inches, nml In ciko  Hho should bend under the pain her  breast would bo pierced with tho sharp  point.  The Tartnr raised tho lash.  IIo was waiting.  .   Go ou!" said Ivnn Ognrcff.  The whip hissed In the nlr, bnt boforo  tho. blow had fa ilea n powerful hand  had wrenched it from tho hands of tho  Tartar.  Michael Strogoff wan there! IIo had  leaped beforo this horrible Kwne! If  ot tho posthouse of Ichim hu hud restrained hJinwIf nt tho htlsw from h-nn  Ogareff, hero beforo hiu mother, who  vug nbout to be struck, ho wan not ablo  to master himself,  Ivan Ogareff had succeeded.  "Michael Strogoff!" Lo cried.  Thon, advancing, ho en Id:  "Ah, win this dono by the men of  Ichim V"  "IllmBolf!" said Mlclmel .strogoff, nnd,  raising tha knout, ho tore with it tbo  face of Ivan Ognrc-ff himself.  "Wow for blowl"  "Well glvou!" cried tho voice of a  ���������poctntor, who fortunately hid himself  ia tbo tumult.  TivirHr unhller. throw th*inettlro. on  Ml-Mint'l Strogoff, nnd thoy woro nbout  ������o kill him. Hut Ivnn Ognreff, from  whom it cry of pain nnd nigo bad escaped, mopped them with a motion of  IiIh linm!.  "Tb'm mnn U reserved tor tho tn.Xlem'  of tho emir!"  The letter to tho Imperial armies was*  fouud lu lhe breast of Michael Strogon,  who had not hnd tlmo to destroy it, aud  it wan handed orer to Ivan Ogareff.  Tbo spectator who bad uttered aloud  those wonU "well glveu" was oo othei  thnn Alride .Toltvpt. tilt companion  ind hlm*eir, tuning baited it tht cam*  ���������f Zabedeiro,  were present at tali!  "My dod,* Mid he to Harrjr Blount,  "these people of tba north irt rough  metal Vo we not owe soma return to  tut comxjaakou ot Uy Jyvtfttey I   -Jlsy  Korpanoff or Strogoff succeed! What  splendid revenge for the affair of  Ichim!"  "Yes, revenge Indeed," said Harry  Blount. "But Strogoff ls a dead man.  For his sake it w-ould perhaps be better  uot to remember him any longer."  " "And allow his mother to perish under the knout?"  ��������� "Do you believe that he has acted  better by his rash haste than bis mother and his sister?"  "I don't believe anything; I knownoth-  lng," answered Alcide Jolivet, "only  had I been ln his place I should not  havo acted otherwise. What a slash!  Eh, what���������the. devil, we must boil over  sometimes. ���������God -would have placed  water in our veins and not blood had  he wished us to remain always and everywhere imperturbable."  "What a splendid incident for a newspaper article!" said Harry Blount. "If  Ivan Ogareff wrould ouly communicate  to us the contents of that letter!"  Ivan Ogareff, after having wip&d off  the blood which covered his face, had  broken the seal of the letter. He read  it again and again for a long time, as  if he wished to fathom its contents.  Then, having given his orders that  Michael Strogoff, strongly fettered,  should be sent on to Tomsk with the  other prisoners, he took command of  the troops encamped at Zabedeiro, and  amid the deafening sounds of drums  and trumpets he marched to the town  where the emir was awaiting him.  They had not long to wait for the  lieutenant of Feofar. Resounding bugles announced his arrival.  Ivan Ogareff���������the Hashed, as they already begun to call him���������dressed this  time in the uniform of a Tartar dOcer,  arrived on horseback before the tent  "oTrtTe emlK**^FwII^7WTairante;d~by-  a body of the soldiers from the camp  of Zabedeiro, who drew up along the  sides of the plateau, in the middle of  which he remained only during the  time allotted to the amusements. One  could see a deep gash cutting obliquely  the face of the traitor.  Ivan Ogareff presented to the emir  his principaFofficors, and Feofar-Khan,  without departing from the ,coldness  which was the main,foundation of his  dignity, received them Iu a manner  which made them satisfied with their  reception.  Alcide Jolivet and Harry Blount.then  joined tho, crowd and looked on In such  a manner as not to lose any detail of a  feast, which was to'furnish a hundred  good lines for tho newspapers. Thoy  gassed with astonishment on Feofar-  Khan In his magnificence, his women,  his officers, his guards and alt this ovl-  ental pomp, of which tho ceremonies,  of Europe can give no Idea. But they  turned away with disdain when Ivan  Ogareff presented .hlm.self before tho  emir, and they waited, uot without  Rome lmpatlonce, for the feast to begin.  "Do you see, my dear Blount," said  Alcldo Jolivet, "we aro como too soon,  like good citizens who must, needs como  or lose their money. All this Is only  tlio rising of tho curtain. It would  hnvo been better tnsto to have arrived  only for the ballet,"  "WhaJ ballot?" asked Harry Blount.  "Tho obligatory ballet, faith. But I  thiuk tho eurtnlu Is about to rise,"  AlcJdo Jolivet spoko as If he woro at  tho opera', and, taking his glass from  Its case, ho prepared to huvo a look nt,  as a connoisseur, tho first subjects of  Feofnr's troop.  But a tedious ceremony' was to pro-  codo tho amusements. *  Meanwhile most of tho prisoners had  piwod beforo tho omlr, nnd In passing  each of them had to prostrate tho forehead to touch tho very dtmt as a ������lgn  of servility. It wns tho slavery which  commenced with humiliation. When  the unfortunate), were too slow In bending, tho rude hnnd of the guards cast  thorn violently to tho onrth. Alcide  Jollvot nnd his companion could not  iiHslBt at such a spectacle without feel-  lug the greatest Indignation.  "This Is cownrdlyl Let ua go awayl"  said Aiuuu .jutim.  "*\u," rvplH-U Uuuy BlutiLli "xvo  must seo all."  "Seo all! Ah!" cried Alcide Jolivet  suddenly, seizing tho arm of his companion.  "What Is tho matter with youV" ask-  ed tho former.  "Look!  Blount, It li shot"  "ShoV  "Tho sister of our fellow traveler,  Alone and a prisoner! We must save  her J"  "RMtr-ifn yourself." coldly replied  Harry Blount, "Our Intervention in  behalf of this young girl would be more  hurt foi than useful to ber.M  Alcide Jolivet, ready to rush forward,  stopped himself, and Nadia. wbo bad  Dot DWtfred tbem, belna half relied  by her hair, passed in her turn before  the emir, without attracting his*attention.  ' ;' '���������  , In the meantime, after Nadia. Marfa  Strogoff, had arrived,* and as she did  not throw herself Quickly enough into  the dust the; guards: brutally '.pushed*  her.  Marfa Strogoff fell.  Her son made a terrible movement,  which the soldiers who were guarding,,  him could witb'difilculty master.  But old Marfa raised herself, and  they were about to drag her when lvaa  Ogareff intervened.,saying:  "Let this woman remain."  As for Nadia, she was throwu back  among tho crowd of prisoners. The  look of Ivan Ogareff had not fixed itself upon her.  Michael Strogoff wa3 then led beforo  the emir, and there he remained erect,  without lowering his eyes.  "Your face to the ground!" Ivan Ogareff cried out to him.  "No!" replied Michael Strogoff. Two  guards wished to force him to bend,  but it was they who were 'thrown to  the ground by the hand of the robust  young man. ��������� ��������� , ������  Ivan Ogareff advanced toward Michael Strogoff.  "You are about to die," said he.  "I shall die," fiercely, answered Michael Strogoff, "but your face of traitor, Ivan, will not the less bear and forever the infamous mark of the knout!"  Ivan Ogareff at this answer became  horribly pale. '���������"*:*  "Who is this prisoner?" demanded  the, emir in a voice the more menacing  because of its calmness.  "A Russian spy," answered Ivan Ogareff.  In making out Michael Strogoff a spy  he'   knew   the   sentence   pronounced  against him would be the more terri-  ���������ble.  'Michael Strogoff moved toward Ivan '  Ogareff.  The soldiers stopped him.  The emir then made a gesture before  which the w7hole,, crowd bent their  heads. Afterward he .motioned, with'  his hand for the Koran, which was  brought to him. He opened the book  and placed his finger on one of the:  pages.  ilt was chance, or, rather, as these  orientals think, God himself, who was  about to decide the fate of Michael  Strogoff. The people of-central Asia  , give the name of "fal" to this practice.  After having interpreted the sense :of~  the verse touched by the finger of the  judge they apply the sentence, whatever it may be.  The emir had left his finger resting  on tho page of the Koran. Tlie chief;  of the ulemas, then approaching, read:  with a loud voice a verse which-, finished; with these words:  "And he shall see no more the things  of  the  earth."    "Russian  spy,"  said  Feofar-Khan, "you came to see what;  is passing in the camp, of the Tartars!  Look, then, with all your eyes!  Look!"  CHAPTER XIII.  ICHAEL STROGOFF,,  with his hands bound,  ^was held ln front of the  emir's throne at the foot  of the terrace,  His mother, ovorcomo  at last by so many physical nnd moral tortures, had sunk down,'  not daring to look or listen any longer.  "Look with all your eyos! Look!"  Feofnr-Khau had said, stretching out  his threatening hand toward Michael  Strogoff.  Without dq,ubt Ivan Ogareff, knowing  well the Tartar customs, had understood tho bearing of that word, for his  lips parted for an Instant Ui a cruel  Emtio, Then he went to tako bis place,  uear Feofar-Khan.  A call of trumpets was heard Immediately. It was tho signal., for the  amusements. ,  ".Vow we have the ballet," snid Alcldo Jollvot to Horry Blount; "but, con-  trtiry to nil custom, thoso barbarians  give It boforo the drama."  Michael Strogoff had been ordered to  look. He did took. A r.wnrm of fonmlo  dancers enmo upon the space reserved  for them. Various Tartar instruments,  united with' the guttural voices of tho  singers, formed a u trim go harmony,  Thero wero a mandolin with a long neck  made of tho wood of tho mulberry treo,  with two strlugs of twisted silk, a kind  of violoncello, open at tho back, fur-  nUlietl with horsehair and made to  vibrato with a bow, a loug flute mado  of a reed, trumpets, tambourines aud  tomtoms.  At onco tho dances began.  These dancers performed very gracefully various dances, sometimes Kingly  ami sometimes In groups. They had  their fares uncovered, but from time to  time tbey drew a light veil over their  figures, nnd one wuimi have .aid (.Ui.  a cloud of gauso was pasxiug over their  sparkllug eyes like a vapor over the  starry heaven.  When tills flrst entertainment wns  over, a grave volco wns heard, wumu  said: "Look with all your eyesl Look!"  Tho man who repented these words  of tho emir, a Tartar of high stature,  wan tbo chief executioner of Feofar-  Khan. He had taken bis position behind Michael Strogoff, and he held to  his hand a sword wltb a broad and  curved blade, one ot those Damascus  blades wblcb bad been tempered by  thc famous armorers of Karscbl or of  Hlssar.  Near bim lone guards had brought a  tripod op wblcb was placed as Iron  dish, where some redhot coals were  burning without emitting any smoke.  The light crust which crowned (hem  was dye only to the incineration of a  resinous and aromatic substance, a  mixture of, frankincense and ..benzoin;'  which had been thrown on their surface. .  Meanwhile another group of dancers  had succeeded the first, 'but of a race  very different, which Michael Strogoff  at once recognized.  And we must believe that the two  journalists also recognized them, for  Harry Blount said to his confrere:  "These are the Zingari of Nijni. Novgorod."  "The very ones!" cried Alcide Jolivet.  "I Imagine their eyes bring more money to these spies than their legs!"  And in maklug them out to be agents  in the service of the emir Alcide Jolivet, it Is well known, did not deceive  himself.  In the first rank of the gypsies figured Sangarre, lu her superb costume,  strange and picturesque as it was,  which set off still more her beauty.  Sangarre did not dance, but stood In  the middle of her dancing girls, whose  fantastic steps partook of all the countries which their race had traversed ln  Europe, of Bohemia, of Egypt of Italy  nnd of Spatn. They became animated  at the noise of the cymbals: which  clanged on their arms and at the swelling of the "duires." a kind of drum  sounded by the fingers.  Sangarre, holding one of these daires,  which trembled between her hands, excited this troop of veritable corybantes. 0  Then came forward a youthful gyp-  sj*y some fifteen years old at most.   He  held In his hand a doutare, the two  cords of which he made to vibrate by a  simple gliding of the nails. He sang.  During the couplet of his song of fantastic rhythm a danseuse came and  placed herself near him and remained  immovably, listening to him, but each  time the burden came to the lips of the  young singer she again took up her interrupted dance, shaking her dalre near  him and deafening him with the sound  of her drum.  Then, after the last verse; the dancers  enlaced the gypsy in a thousand turnings of their dances. ,  ���������; ���������- .. ..  At this moment a shower of gold fell  from the hands of the emir and his allies, from; the hands of the officers of  all grades, and to the noise of the  jileces-whlch-Struck the cymbals of the  dancers were blended the last murmurs  of the doutares and tambourines.  "Prpdigal as freebooters!" said Alcide Jolivet in the ear of his companion., ... *,,,,.'  And, Indeed, it was stolen money  which fell in showers, for with the  Tartar tomans and sequins rained also  Muscovite ducats and rubles.  Then silence was made for an instant, and the voice of the executioner,  placing his hand ou the shoulder of Michael Strogoff, again spoke those words  whose repetition rendered them still  more sinister:  "Look with nil your eyes!   Look!"  But thi* time Alcide Jolivet observed  that the executioner did notv hold his  naked sword in his hand."  Then suddenly, as if at a given signal, all the fires of tho fantasia were  extinguished, tho dances ceased, the  dancers disappeared, Tho ceremony  wns terminated, and'tho torches alono  lit up. tho plateau which somo instants  before was so full of lights,  At n sign from tbo emir Michael Strogoff was led into tho middle, of tho  square.  Llttlo desirous of assisting at tho torture reserved for this unfortunate man,  Harry Blount and Alcide Jolivet then  re-entered tho,city.  An hour later they were hastening  nloug the road to Irkutsk, and It was  among tho Russian's' they would attempt to follow what Alcldo Jollvot  called by anticipation "tho campaign  of revenge."  Tho'emir made a gesture. Michael  Strogoff, pushed by tho guards, approached tho terrace, nnd then In that  Tartar language which ho understood  Fcofnr snid to him:  "Russian spy, you aro como* to see.  You havo soon for tho last tlmo. In an  Instant thlno eyes shall ho forever shut  tothellgbtr  It was not with doath, but with  blindness that Michael Strogoff was  about to be stricken. Loss of sight,  more tcrriblo perhaps than loss of llfel  The unhappy man was condothned to  lone his eyoslgbt  Nevertheless on hearing the penalty  pronounced by tho emir Michael Strogoff did uot become weak. Uo remained Impassible, bis largo eyes open, as  If ho wero wishing to concentrato all  b������������i Pfn ���������*<- thit nno Inst look.  To nfile for ptty from these florco men  was uncles* and, besides, unworthy of  bim. Ho did not even think ot It. All  his thought was concentrated on his  mission that bad Irrevocably failed, on  til* mother, on Nadia. whom he should  never seo again! Bnt ho did not allow  to be seen any of tbo emotion wblcb he  felt.  Besides, tbe feeling of vengeance, to  be accomplished at some future time,  carried away bli whole being,  "lvaa," said be, witb a menacing  rolee, "Ivan, the traitor, the last threat  of my eyes shall be for thee."  Ivaa Ogareff shrugged bis shoulders.  But Michael Strogoff deceived bin-  self. It was not In looking at Ivan  Ogareff tbat bit eyea were to be fixed  never more te open.  Marfa Strogoff came and stood before  him-.', *' .    '   -     ''���������'..':; !.;-���������  "My mother!" cried he. "Yes, yes,  on thee must be", turned my last look  and not on this miserable man! Remain there before me, that I may .-still  see thy beloved figure; that my,, eyes  may close while,looking at thee!;'    ;,.  The old ..Siberian, without uttering.'a  word;'came forward.  "Drive away this woman!" said Ivan  Ogareff.  Two soldiers pushed back Marfa Strogoff. She drew. back, but regained  standing some paces distant from her  son.' : ��������� :-.������������������'  The executioner appeared. This time  he held his naked sword in his hand.  That sword, heated to a white heat, he  had Just drawn from the iron pan  where the perfumed coals were''burning. ' *    _.;,..'   "'���������''' ,  Michael Strogoff was about*'to be  made blind according to the Tartar cus-  tomv with a heated blade passed over  his eyes!  Michael Strogoff did not seek to resist. Nothing else existed in his eyes  than his mother, whom he devoured  then with his look. All his life was in  this last vision.  Marfa Strogoff, with her eyes wide  open and her arms stretched toward  him, was looking at him.  The white heated blade passed over  the eyes of Michael Strogoff.  A loud cry of despair was heard. Old  Marfa fell lifeless to the earth!  Michael Strogoff was blind.  His orders having been executed, the  emir retired with all his household.  Soon there only remained on the plateau Ivan Ogareff and the torchbear-  ers.  Did the miserable wretch wish to in-  BUlt him still more aud after'the executioner give him the last blow?  Ivan Ogareff slowly approached Michael Strogoff, who heard him coming  and at once straightened himself.  Ivan Ogareff, drew from his pocket  the emperor's letter. He opened it and  as the last insult placed it before the .  eyes of the courier of the czar, before  those eyes whose light had been brutally extinguished forever, saying at  the same time:  - "Read now, Michael Strogoff; read  and go and repeat at Irkutsk what you  shall have road. The true courier of  the czar is myself!"  Having said this, the traitor placed  ,-iheJatte������inJhis_biLe^^  turning round, he left the place, and  the torchbearers followed him.  Michael Strogoff remained alone,  some paces from his mother, who was  lifeless, perhaps dead.  One heard at a distance the cries, the  songs; all tbe noise of the orgies.  Tomsk was illuminated and was bright  as a city during.a great feast.  Michael .Strogoff listened.   The scone  of tho lato revels and crime was silent;  and deserted; ^  Ho dragged himself by groping toward the placo where his mother had-  fallen. Ho found her with his\and.  Ho bent down toward her., Ho brought'*  bis figure near to hers. He' listened  to the beatings of her heart. Then ono  would havo said that he spoke to her  In a low voice.  Did old Marfa still live nnd did sho  hear the words her son spoke to her?  In any case sho did uot make any  , sign of life by movement.  Michael Strogoff kissed her forehead  and her white hairs. Then ho rose,  and, groping with his foot and trying  to hold his handy In such a way ns to  guide him, he walked by llttlo and llttlo to tho end of the plateau.  Suddenly Nadia appeared.  She*Wont straight to her com^aniQ������.  A dagger that siio held served to cut  the cords that bound, tho arms of Michael Strogoff. '. >,*:���������-���������'������������������ "  lie, blind as ho wns, did <uot know  who It was wbo was releasing him, for  Nadia had not spokeu a word.  But, that done, said she:  "Brother!" ,-.���������,-,  "Nadia," murmured Michael Strogoff.  "Nadia If  "Como,    brother,"    replied   Nadia,  "Henceforth my eyes shall ho your,  eyes, and it Is 1 who will conduct you  to IrkutskI"  In half an hour after Michael Strogoff and Nadia bad left Tomsk,  A certain number of tho prisoners on  that night wero ablo to escape from tho  Tartars, for ofllcerB, ami. soldiers, all  moro or less besotted, had Unconsciously relaxed tbo severe surveillance which  they hud maintained up to that time,  both at tho camp of.Zabcdelro and during the march of tho convoy,  (To be eontlmiod.)  Tt Is usually tlio young woman who  wouldn't hnvo tbo host man Jn tbo  world who snaps nt tho first offor, nnd  tlio man wbo is the most cynical about  matrimony Js pretty suro to propose to  tho ovat wwnrm who trlves lilm nn opportunity. ,  Mirror, Crystal and Strord,  Tho threo symbols of tho Imperial  houso of Japan nro the mirror, the crystal and tbo sword, and they aro carried  In I rout of tho emperor on all state occasions. Each hns Its slgnldcance.  "I,ook at the mirror nnd relkct thyself," or, In other words, "Know thyself," Is tbe message ot tbe mirror.  "Be pare and sblne" Is the crystal's Injunction, while tho sword la a reminder  to "Be sharp." ,4  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  f' ���������   ,        .     ���������   '"     "' '    i     "        t *'  ������������       CUMBERLAND, B. C.  A Short ana. Caustic Review.  In "The Life of Dean Farrar" his  sou, Reginald Farrar, has included  many extracts a from "Men I Have  Known" ���������for example, the following  story of Lli'qwning, ��������� which is worth  recalling: John Stuart Mill, happening  upon a copy of "Bells and I^megran-  ntcs," sent a request to Tait's Magazine for permission to review it. The  editor answered that "unfortunately ho  could not insert a review of, 'Bells and  Pomegranates,'.; as'it had been reviewed  in tho last number." Mr. Browning  had the curiosity to see this "review"  aud found the following: "'Bells and  Pomegranates,' by Robert Browning:  Balderdash/]   noauoit In All Things.  Hicks���������Oh, by the way, I was awfully glad to see your friend Gnoodle last  evening.  Webber���������Why, he didn't say anything about seeing you.  Hicks���������No; I saw him first. That's  why I say I was glad.���������Boston Transcript.      ___________  -, Tonat.  Toast buttered while very hot digests more slowly than that buttered  while just warm enough to melt the  butter, while that buttered and then  set ih tbe oven is very unhygienic. For  sick people toast should always be  served dry, with butter on a separate  plate.  THIS BUTCHER     . I  IS ALL FIGHT  THE MODERN BABY.  Had Diabetes but was Cured by  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  When drinking from a cup the  spoon is left in the saucer. It bhould  never bo left for*, a moment in the  cuii,being only used to stir and dissolve the sugar.  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  fcy local applications as they cannot reach the  diseased portion ol the ear. There Is only on*  way to cure deafness, and that ls by constltu-  Uonal remedies. Deafness ls caused by an inflamed condition cf the mucous lining* of tb������  Eustachian Tube. "When this tube Is Inflamed  rou have a rumbling sound or Imperfect hearing, and when lt ls entirely closed, Deafness U  the result, * and unless the Inflammation can be  taken out and this.tube restored to its normal  ' condition, hearing will be; destroyed forever j  nine cases out often are caused by Catarrh,  which ls nothing but an Inflamed condition of  -the~mucous-surfaces._^____r__^o ���������_  We will give One Hundred Dollars" for "any  cue of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cur*. Send for  Circulars, free. .  JET. J. CHENEY & CO., Tol***** O.  Sold by all druggists, Ijc. .n  Hall's Family Pills are the best;  Tho appropriate dress for the hostess nt tin afternoon at home is a  handsome high necked long sleeved  dress of any rich fabric. It may be  elaborately  trimmed and jewels worn.  Where nm I get somo of ITolIoway's  Corn Cure',' 1 was entirely cured ol" my  (.���������oi'iis. liy this remedy* niicj 1 wish somo  more of it. for niy '.friends. So",-writes  Air. J. W.  H'rowix,. Chicago,  Ceremonious calls nre not made between women in the morning, evening, or on Sunday afternoon, A  gvntleimin, owing to tho exactions of  business, niay call in the evening  and on Sunday .afternoon.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Garget in Cows.  When invited to a church wed'ding.  and not to ���������the..ivcpptioiii'ollowlivg, it  In not iiitcessiiry to send a present' to  the bride; but'a roll -s mado on the  bride* on hor at homo day n month  or two otter the wedding,  IN NATllKK'S STOHK.HOUSK THKHK.  ARK, IMHlKH ��������� Medical i-xnoi'linmUH havo'  shown roiicliiflvely thnt there- nre niodl-  I'lnnl vii'luet) In even ordiimry plants  growlnu up around u.������ which give tlieni u  value tlmt ciwnot he estitiiiitwl; II Is  held liy some Unit Nut ure provltU'S u  rni'e for every disease which neglect, nnd  Ignorance huve visited upon num. However, tHlK may he. it. i? well known tlmt  Vuniinlee'H Ve-jetiilile l'ills, distilled from  ro.it s end lii>r|..i, nre n sovorelmi remedy  In curing nil (llwmloi'H of the digoHtion,'  Great Interest In tile Case, as People Res.  Use What Will Cure Diabetes Will Cure  Any Kidney Disease.  Toronto, Ont., Aug. 1 (Special).���������  As the ," people',learn to realise how  much the general health depends on  keeping tho kidneys right, and how  many diseases are the direct result of "j  bad kidney action, every verified euro  of a severe kidney disease is received  with interest.  For that reason tho case of A. W.  Holman, tho well-known butcher of  193J Mutual Street this city, is well-  worthy of attention. Mr. Holman  had Diabetes. Now he is a well man.  Dodd's Kidney Pills cured it. Asked  concerning his case, Mr. Holman  said:���������  "iYes, I had Dia-biotcs for six years.  I tried all kinds of remedies, but to  no use. My attention was called to  Dodd's Kidney Pills by an advertisement and I began to use them. I  only used six boxes when I was completely cured."  As it is conceded that what will  cure Diabetes will curo any Kidney  Disease it unust be admitted that  Dodd's Kidney Pills will cure any  Kidney Disease.  A gentlema's calliiig card is smaller and thinner than that of a lady  always with the prefix "Mr." before,  the name. *  When making calls in another city  the name of the place you reside in  may be written in the lower corner  of the card.  0. C. RICHARDS & CO.  Dear Sirs,���������1 havo used MINARD'S  LINIMENT in my stable for over a  year and consider it the very best  for horse flesh 1 can get and strong-  lv recommend it.  GEO. HOUGH.  Livery Stables, Quebec.  At a large reception introductions  ut large are not given except to  those to whom the entertainment is  given.  Use Lever's Dry Soap (u powdor) to  wash woolens and flannels���������you'll like  it. 3'2  ���������In most cases it is only necessary  for u, 'woman on being introduced to  bow politely and repeat the name of  tho person presented.'  'Mother Graves,' Worm "Exterminator is  pleasant to uike; sure and effectual in  destroying worms, llnny huvo tried it  with best results,   ' "   a        ���������    '  At a small dinner pnrty the hostess should' introduce all guests, At  a largoa flair it is only nocesisnry to  introduce thoso who go in together  to tho tnblo,  A finger bowl Is always a necessary  adjunct, to Hu? fruit course at a ill liner, Tho finger tips only niv dipped  In (Ik* bowl und gently wiped on tho  napkin, A few dowers or loaves nro  placed in tho wal or of the bowl.  T'et naiiioH or dlnilrnintlvea arc not  imod on the veiling ninl 'or on tho  xtipci'H.rlptinn nn the envelope, MIhb  Klttio Clark should bo Ml������s Knthor-  Ino Clark, nnd Miss Birdie. Stowivrt,  MIhh Hertha Stewart.  The lirldoKiniildH, best mnn. ushers,  etc-.., who tnko part In a wedding  should cull upon the bride's mother  shortly after tho wedding, A call  should bo mado upon tho bride immediately after her return from tho  THK DMMOX. DVHI'KI'.SIA.���������In oldon  time it,, wns. a popuhii' hellei' that, demons moved.Jnvlslbl.v through t!,u ninhJeiit  air, Seeking to enter Into men and trouble  them, At the present day tho demon,  dyspepsia, is al. largo In the same way,  seeking habitation In those who liy careless or unwise living invite him, And  once-he outers a man it Is dlllleult to  dislodge hliti, lie tlmt ilnds himself so  possessed should know that n valiant  frltfiul to do hai Ho for him with Hie unseen foe Is l'ai'iiiehe's Veifetable l'ills,  which nre over ready for the trial,  When offering u wonititi lifs seat In  a street, car or any oilier public cou-  veyunce a ma ti invariably lifls his  lint; the perfectly courteous num. removes his hat when stepping nsido  in n narrow wny to allow her freo  passage: also when passing u lady  un the Httilrs,  They say that I must not be rocked  Because my brain might addle!  It' 1 could speak they v.'vuid be shocked;  I'd call that, fitiaie-raudle.  Aiid yet, of course, ihey ought to know���������..  .i  Still. I can't help but wonder ���������'.  If seme one rocked them years'ago,  When folks were apt to blunder.  They stand around me, looking wise,  And say they must not pet me;  A gentle pat to soothe my cries  They claim would further fret me.  My raising must' conform to law  Down to each jot and tittle.  Did people hold them-off with awe,,  When they were bald and little?  They say that bouncing me is sure  To make me very nervous;  That children's frames cannot endure  Such sadly thoughtless service.  Yet these phlegmatic scientists,  Ere they began to toddle,  Were bounced until their chubby fists  Played tattoos on the noddle.  When I stretch.out my willing arms,  Inviting them to frolic,  They rise in wondering alarms  And talk of croup and coin."*  It's hard to be a baby now;  They will not pet nor jump us,  And when 1 sleep my peaceful brow  Must lie straight with the compass.  When I grow up, of course I'll be  A triumph scientific;  Out really it seems to me  My hard luck is terrific.  If I could only speak my mind-  Cut then they would not thank me,  One unbanned custom they would.find-*  They still think.they may spank me!  Tlie Easy Coss.  "Did you attend your grandmother's  funeral?"        ��������� V  "Er���������no. They postponed it But I  gotter rain check."  He Runer Up tlie Tip.  Here Is tbe prize bard luck story, as  anybody will admit who remembers  how infrequently the lipping habit is  indulged In on street cars. It -was a  Broadway conductor who made the  confession, having beon led to do so by  the casual remark of ono of the passengers that "we.aro all creatures,of.habit." ��������� **  "Yes," he said, "that's so. I was on  the down trip the other morning when  n nice man got on board and banded  Ine a ten cent piece for fare. I started to, hand him back a nickel change  \vhon, with a wave of his hand, he  said,"'Oh, just keep that for luck. Buy  yourself a cigar.' Gee! What creatures of habit wo are! Beforo I realized what I was doing l had rung  up two fares instead of one."  And something very llko a salt tear  trickled down tho conductor's noso.  Summer Colds  Yon ihoulA curs that cold fit ones. It  \* nnt nnlT makinK you foal raUtnble,  but it Uuolntf you litem.  i'**������ ,  Shiloh9 8  Consumption  Cure TS���������,cLunf  It Is |������������T������itlMd.to our* you.  Ytv  ������IMMf NfttOdMU UdOMRt.  At oil ditfgtti, tie., am. ud ttW ttettls.  ffl  Hnari'i Liniment Cures Diplitlieria,  .1   I-11     A pretty Idea for n silver or golden  wedding Ih to havo tho monogram*  stumped lh gold or sliver In the center ut the top of the invitation; the  date of the niui'i'higo nnd duto of tlio  nnniversnry |s engraved on either  side or Just, below tho monogram,  When giving n rosttimn bnll tho  words "Mnl -potwire" nro pngrnyed  In the "lower left, hnnd corner of the  Invitation,  V* ,,n Invitation !������������������ ;irro/*tr-d nl the  time of answering say, "It gives mo  much ph'iiHtirn to accept, etc,," not  "It will give mu much plt'iiHtiro,  etc." ���������?  Winn hoarding a ntiwt ci.r in company with n wonmn ������ mini permits  her to enter firM, unwIhHiu; her up  tho utopH; ho ullghtH flrxt in order  to nasist her in iilightinff.  MMMiMIWHM_HMI--WMMM.-*-lMMn*  aioHt ol tho ruleu of othpiotto r.ro  lmm������d on klndneaa nnd uniielflshnem.  Tho Rimpleit form of Introduction  In th* bout: "Mr������. A., let me present  Mr. B."  ri������n������l������orn' PlanN,  Ur, Ilotwekeop���������Aro you tho man  from Mr. Sodder'a to fix tho water  [ilpes?  Tho Plumber���������Yes, sir. An* bo sez  It'll cost you !?oO.  Mr. Ilousokeep - What! Wliy, he  hasn't Boon tho job. Ho doosn't know  how much I wnnt done.  Tho Plumber���������Mebbe not. But ho  told mo, how much lo do.  SllKlitly IHrmmtnlntiMl.  "That wits a brilliant iIijI'umho you  made of thnt criminal. You deserve  credit for bin acquittal."  "Woll," iinswercd tho young lawyer,  "I worked hard. But It witHu't as much  of u victory iih I might huvo wished  for, HIir'o tho eiiNe wiih tried 1 have  secured Information Unit lends mo to  believe that ho was actually Innocent."  DUnnrrci'iihle  Amiciulnife*,  "Hasn't ho got his cont-of-anuH yell  Why, lio told mo ho was tjolng to look  up his atict'Htry tlio llrst chanco he  got"-  "Well, I bcllevo bo got n chanco to  look up Ids family treo and ho saw  somo things hanging to the bruuclio*  thnt dUoroirnrnri furthor research,"  A call upon the hostess is obligatory   after an invitation'to a musi-  jcal, dinner, breakfast,  or lunclteon.  | A dinner call is paid about, a fort-  jniglit after the dinner, whether the  iinvitation was accepted or not.  Before an invitation of hospitality  is given to a stranger a call should  first be made.  Manners are of more importance  than laws, being the foundation  stones of civilization.  Were ������peat Sufferers From ECHdney Qisease  and Pains In the Bc.ck--R.ow  Unite In Prass������ of  Dr.Chaseps Kidney-LiverPills  Those who arc best acquainted  with the merits of Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills do not wonder a*,  their immense popularity as a family  medicine.  In thousands of cases they have  cured where physicians and ordinary  medicines have failed. This is the  test by which they have been proven.  Here is a letter we have just received from Prince Edward Island.  Miss Kate Doyle, lot 1, post office,  P. E. I,, states:���������"About threo years  ago my father was seized with a se.-  vere form of kidney disease, which  caused him much suffering, as1 well as  anxiety lest the ailment should become chronic or prove fatal... We immediately obtained Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills," and lie began at  once to improve under t-his treatment,   the   symptoms gradually dis  appearing, until ho became quito well  again.     Since then'.we always   keep  these pills in the house for use in the  case of sickness of this kind.  j    "For   some   time   I   suffered   from  pains in the small of the   back   and  accompanying ills, and though I was  treated   by a doctor at considerable  expense,   I   could   obtain   no lasting  : benefit until I used Dr. Chase's Kid-  j.ney-Liv.er Pills, which seemed to   be  j exactly'suited, to my ailment. Father  and I are greatly   pleased   with   the  excellent   medicine 'and   wish tore-  commend it to others."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, one  ' pill   a   dose,   25   cents a box, at all  1 dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Com- ���������  pany,    Toronto.     To    protect    you  against, imitations, the portrait and  signature   of   Dr.. ArW.  Chase,   tha  * famous  receipt   book author, are on  (every box of his remedies.  FARMERS will find it to their advantage to consign their GRAIN to  ROBERT MUIR & CO., Winnipeg  WHO pay highest prices and make prompt retnrns. Advances made on  consignments. Correspondence solicited. ' Established 1886. Reference-  Union Bank of Canada.0  Theoretically a cheesemaker is supposed to be sufficiently busy with work  Jnsj_l___Jh^J!ac^j_JoJeave_but_ little  time to interest himself with "outside"  affairs, but' practically his interests  outside are as great as if not greater  than that branch of his work relating  directly to the making up of milk, said  F. G. Short in an address before the  Wisconsin cheesemakers' convention.  In actual work \ve have a condition  where the patron is at one end of n  seesaw, the customer at the other and  the choosemaker iu the middle, trying  to keep both ends even.  An average cheosqmaker can take  good milk aud make a good cheese, but  it needs no prophet nor tho son of a  prophet to foreseo that dirty, tainted  milk will make a poor cheese in spite  of the efforts of tho most successful  among you.  Tbo cheesomnkor's ability to change  the quality of his milk ls limited. Ho  can neither pastourlzo nor sterilize.  The llttlo ho can do with a starter toward improving conditions does not  have a marked influenco on the quality  of milk If It is poor In the beginning.  So his skill Is largely dependent on tho  personal habits of from twenty to sixty men who supply lilm with his raw  material, nnd it naturally follows that  ho must tako an Interest In things outside tho factory whether ho desires lt  or not.  Salting Chc-one  Good dairy salt, not too flno, should  bo added nt tlio rnto of two to throo  pounds of Bait to tho curd obtained  from 1,000 pounds of milk,  Grent enro  fibould bo exorcised In securing tbo  vory host salt; otherwise tho highest  grndo of cheese cannot bo secured.  A Mint.  IIo���������Tho most difficult thing Jn the  enso of n young mini is to mtiko up hU  mind to start right,  i   She-Why don't you mnko up youra  to start right nowV  | AmitlHT FInIi Story.  j   First Flsh-My curs are burning aw-  j fully!  s   Hoeoml FlHli-~Somobod,v must bo ly-  i ing , about you frightfully! ��������� Yonkora  8tutc-m.ii u. i   j LiuouInK nrlckwork.  Any brickwork rinsed off with ammo*  ! nla and water and then carefully dried  , -will bo wonderfully brightened by tho  1 prnfOHR.  Save Expense  and save a fit of sickness by having  Beecham's Pills in the house and  taking one when you first notice  anything going wrong. You will  feel well, look well and keep well  if you will learn to use  Beecham's  Pills  Sold Everywhere.    In boxes 25 cent*  Tho hours for receiving at a reception are always KtuU*d on the card  of invitation. (Sui-sts may call nt  any time between thu hours slated,  but must not iirrlvc before the earliest nour mentioned nor after the latest.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc,  (leiilloiiiiMi do not Kinoke itt the  piv.seiieo- of Indies without their permission,    i  PK.VTJf   COMICS TO  Al,l,.-llut it in'ftl  'mil muni lu'i'iiiiilinrly it propor ���������precautions aro taken. "An ouncu of lU'cvi'tt-  tinn In worth a pound ol run'," ������������������mnl to  huv*- pri'vcnltoii at hand mid Hllow iv  III--.-IIM* to work ItH vvill Ih wlckcdnw.  Ur. Tlunmih' Ki'lcctilr nil not only '"'"  Iiivh [min when itl-pHt'd c.v tenia lly, hut  will pfi-vcnt Itnifj ii'nulitct* i-i'f-iililiur from  colds and rnughH. Try H nnd he convinced,  It in a general rule that, u hostass  may hitrodure'ni.y guest without first  asking permission to do so.  Her Wnnt Frnr.  Wllllo-Oh, muniuiu, that ccok pn  Rout hnn red hnlr, Bears all over her  tnt'o. n hn-nth thnt mssolla like whisky.  She looks awful mad and naj'H Hliu  wants to noo you.  Mrs. Hllmnon-Oli, dear, I'm afraid  ������ho isn't going to itay!  Ho Coantln' an 'Em.  Grot'iu���������������Yiit; my wife's upstalri getting ready to go out, Oil, horo sho  coinesl I'll but anything *h������'ll tuk  Aunt Jnno If her bnt's on straight.  Mrs. Groooe���������Auot 3*xxe, I wish  you'd soo It tuy skirt bangs oveo,-  Unless the soap you  use has t]il| brand you  are not getting the best  An ins ilitt Ion should never be accepted pro\ islniinlly: n decided  acceptance, or dec'.'limitlon Ih Impera-  tuu,  SSmiie iit'twiiiis   lum*    pi.||i.i!|j*al  at*iu'l.'������  nf CiiniitlliHi cholera, (tywnt-'ry or tllnri'-  llOCH, Illlll ll|IV������������ to (IMt Ull.tt \ll Oi nut Unto  avoid   the dKi"it*i'     t'hiUif/n  of Wat������M,  nifiMii-.'.    n   d    I- j t'i-,(    fmlt,    In    cui't������    I ���������>  1     :    ������������������     . ' I        ill.:'*.       'ill    -..in '<     ��������� >'r-...     ���������  we would fi'i'oimin'nd l������r, .1. U, m-iuiuu ���������*.  Hyfontcry Corilial tin tiolug lhe hcsi  modiclno in llu> nmtket for nl! ciumu'-"  complaint*. If a few drop* art* ta'������" In  wntor whan tha Kyntp'oiti* nr.> riot lei���������<! no  further tronlda will ho expertem-rd.  When callinfy n mnn does not r>fT->r  his bund lu-t but waits for the ur.ti-  ntlvn to coma from hi������ hoRtoss.  mar.  W   M   U   No .-fk,.hj.i<^m<if..<n-,,,.f  .,%.-* ������(*(������-*-*H,i,'*������*w������.ir������������������^j--������?fT*-������**-f*v^"> -"���������*������������������  i^uico evr'r-v tuksuay.  usoripaon $2 go a year, '  m. 35. BnDe.son,-/������or."  :*^ZV^^������_TI_^  ff3* Advertisers who want thei]  ad  ���������saaug-ed,    should  get   copy in  by |  9 A.m. day before issuo  The Editor will not be responsible for ihe  views, sentiments, or auy errors of cotnyoai-  lion of letter eorrojipondeats.  Job Work Strictly C. 0. D.  Tr usiout Ada Cash in Advance  ��������� Continued from page 1,  fro d-iry���������1, 11 M Haiti tay; 2, A Urqutmrt,  Oaii for tHi.f���������1, VV Ilarnn.u*; 2. Tv.a-rna  Pen ot wdv\.s���������-1, n U:ip*li.ul.; 2, VV iiaij;-  gau,    K.'d pel! Lull���������U.viuK.vuu  draught houses  Kiood ii.ar. -1,  F Uh-nl ;   *-',  T Cairns.  Cult, t-i-0 ye-.ni a tu���������W liod^dim,    0.;ll ono  ye u* oui��������� 1, A Urq-ihari: 2, F Swan.    Colt:  wcxltiig��������� 1, Fiaaic (Jlnlib;   2, thus Cuius.  Draught tfeiitn- Ilii d cl saver medal, Alex.  UrquiLvit; 2, 11 Urawtora u  .��������� GENERAL PURPOSE HORSKS.  Bi'iioii  ma-'o. .1, U iii���������������������������U^eNj   2,  ������ Cairns.  C<b: 2 yuur-old. .1, Br.d^n;   2, G Win;..!-.  Ceb; one year old. .bri-Jgud.    Colt suckling  ,.J, Bridges; 2, TCUirna.    General pi ryo o  teanv. .1, Bridge:*;   2, S J Piercy.     Geueral  Puipo-so Hoiso. ,K W Halliday,  ROADSTERS  S idiion��������� podigit������d.. K Concenia.     Brood  maru.',],. G Roe; 2, T Oairuu.     2-year-olii  coin, ,G Rou.    1-jeur-okl coir. .1, TCaiins;  2,'A U:quharti.     SuckU" cult..!,   W fi  Grieve; 2, U* ltoo.     buggy  l-mrse. .1, Alex  ILyutiuft; 2, jj CrasUurct.     Ltciy'a saddle  '.h.������i8���������. .Diivnl Ryau.    Walkii.-g horse. .11 M  Halluta) .     Suckling  aolc  from   " JLving-  hcan," .1, TGiU-r.u;   2, W Ii Griovo  SHEEP.  Shropshire ram . . A   ' Ti quo art    Horned  Dor anil rani iamb.   VV H G * *ve  GllADEJJ SIIJSUP,.  2 Ewe   2 Bheara and up. .1, A U qnlurt;  2, N Pala/ci*.     ltdiu lamb. .1,   .Vi B.-.U: :<, A  Liqd.avfD.       Fati aficfc-j. .1,    K  Panin.rj   2,  A U;quh*-*rt.    Peu of -,h_tp. .1, A U*qiihart  2, M BaII  ,  PIGS--BEUKSH1RES.  Boar over one i car old. .Alex Utquhart.  Boar under ouo year  ola. .J-aif-a 2, Alex  Urqutiai-v,     Sow *ov_c one year ola..AlcX  Uurquiiuri;   *''������������������'.,,  CIIESTEBS.  Boar under om-. >ear old. .1, T Pikot; 2,  B Crasvlorti.     iSu.v over ou_ year. old.. i'  Sow ujIcTi.!' oue year oTd.. ifUravvr  .oi;l..T  'O  A GOOD BAKER  The oven in the Kootenay Range 'is scientifically proportioned to the size of the fire-box, so that no more fuel can be  burned than is absolutely necessary to heat the oven.  The oven is lined with heavy sheet steel, which is a great  radiator of heat and insures  a uniform heat throughout  the oven���������-no danger of a  loaf of bread heinaf half done  on one side and burned on  the other.  The Kootenay Range is  built on scientific principles  throughout, and should be  carefully examined before  buying any other,  Sold by, all enterprising  dealers,  ���������m-mms  L.  ,j***l"B*<*r* if  P.^S    J1'"     ^jsttw  W&  ;'jf4-.,������f \r<~;.-  ^-%-TfK-  W0tWB  ^ ,Vr(������fi)  S^c*   C~~  '���������-���������js--  Booklet free.  London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver,  St. John, N.B.  C. H. Tarbell, Bole Agent.  " "PTkot,  lord, . Graded Pig������ undoi 9 inuu.hs.   Piket.   Best puro brtd pig ot ixu^ ���������kind.. I,  A Urquhart; 2, T P.koi*  POULTRY.  Pokin Duoka,.l,  C'Cowl.n;   2, T Cairns  ToulouseG'-cae..F Child*.    VVInts Btahmaa  , ,T Caipns.     B P Rotika.. 1, F Cinid.*,;   2,  . Tv.aifiu,     Brown Logiiorus. .1, o S./ngti-  tju;   2, SFDobsou.      W.huh L'tyiiorui*. ,J  K'ttglH.    Bia-jk' Minorca's.-,.l, A H P-.-h.oey;  u, Ktl Creech,    BwHaimi. .1,   Ka Creeub; 2,  C Bridges.     Any other'fcikid. ehio\ou. ,S F  vD(."&ou,   Buff Orphmgton,. 1, A tl I'tsautv;  2, G Roe.  DAIRY PRODUCE.  lO.potindb [iickid, .1, i>u>,can Bros;   2, S  F Uolwon; 3, T Turnbull,     Piattt ot Pnuta  ..1, Dwioau'Bi-ot;   2, TTun.bul.j  3, SF  Dobftou.   Dairy Vrmubo.. W Ll win.  GARDEN  VEGETABLES.  Bruce of cabbage.. I,  1'liu*-* Cuirns;   2. J  Knight.    Tutanj.s, ,1, J Kiu^b.; i>, Uairuu,  Can om, ,1, J Mason;  2, J JC.ij.ijt,.     I'm-.  mi\[)U. ,1, B Ciawioid; ii, Tuiut'.uii.     Bj,..^  . ,1, iliilhcav,   2, Crawford;.    Li-Jtuor...],  Ki.iyhi; 2, lioo.    Sqitiiih, ,v atr.i.v,    Pv-.iq*.  kitn������..lj rjiJiimghiim; 2, Girii.s,    V/*jrt.{ai>i������  Murrowa.  1, R MoQ.ntllan,  2, WHudgnou.  .'Xo.tnViwio,.), IJi'iiOaii Hnn-;   'J, J li :\vi;���������a,  Cnyiiiubuiu. ,1, Jlocj  2  ii'tiigsoa.     i milt.  ��������� ilo*er. .1, Kiuglit; 2, llaii.iay.    K.jh! Kibo  .. Halliday.    Rod oui us. .1, K.iij-jht;* 2, T  CaiitiH,     Yellow unioii������,.l,Kiiinlu.������ a, M  Pieioy.   Butiou ouioiiH. .Xiiiubiili,   B.iiled  jnaatiWB. .1, Dubm/n; 2, Hirklcy,     Pcmto  onions. .Turnbull,   Gardou pean> ,1, Kulsht  2, Cuirun.    StriuK pain . J, J Km^ht, 2, VV  Hodgfcon.   Oilroiw. .TC'ttirus,   Kiilo.,l,J  Kanfti'i 2, Ouiruit.     Bruuu, Id njjroU'H. ,1, J  KiUKlit; 2, R������e.   Tahlo com. .1, Halliday;  JJ, Dutwiui Haa.  I'U'.U) i'KODL'Ui.  Shouf ol Whiiat. ,J, Jlmitdity; 2, Cmvlin.  Sluaf ol n,il������. I, Cnwhn; 2, Cur h, ilulf  buahul wheat.. 1, Piercy; 2, Coivlm, TiO iIin  white oui������. .1, runihuli; 2, Piurny, Col.  luotion ut i(!(!���������.'* iiiiil xrniiiH, .ilulii.liy, 1  IiukI'oI hui'ittJMik potatueH, .1, AI Kill; 2iu|,  Uai iih, ^ biiilml mrly nmti. .1, K i ,.ru. ulj;  ., Piercy. 4 huslitl bauf.i of li limu.J,  N Patuior, J bucliul iilqrliunt.,}, llo.ljj������'on  2, Ball. J, Inn., ol f'Oiinan. .Ilmij,'o,!, \  lurgctipotauic*-. .1, M Hall; 2, i"liivt.hull.  Puuk oi ua** ii': \   variety,. I,   ll.Uhd.y.   2,  I'lffOy,      II vai'Uit'ti <if })r������t!|t,.;Ci     I,   11 .-i ��������� ���������(,;,.���������  2, Tarubud. Sac '������ aun,_.-i. I, .J tUikm;  2d, A tlrquhuiv,, Hud M������i"*;n!i|'i. ,|( (.Jr.  titili.*r ? 2, Jur.iimil. Mjyw.iixt.,j, t-tvuv.  liui'd; 2, llail.iUy. (Ua'ii.i,.,!, i'Oiiui'l, '4,  McQuillan, Orauiio tod ctemt ��������� . I, Ciiin:';  2 M*'(,tiiiJlau.    P'HMultifM, .Ciiinji    ,''|ii(?fi  . ,CiirU.*i, I'll itJ*;o;i������ .���������..III, . i, (\ ������������������..���������; -,, ���������>  Hullidny, (..'nllcfiidii of pntjnii -, I, 'luu!  bull.    CoJlctiUDii ������i li^hl locitj. ,ii.iii,anv.  o(\ , ��������� -,;, , ;., ,���������'   ,    <i.     ���������.*,,'.  ���������>   \V 1>   :i ...  GriVc:,..-'.|tm    I, I'i-.-f ; " ������,'i".\.(.      |.h,,.(..  OHM Of   Ol'ttilllli-rj, , I, CitViJlilil;     ;;,   B.HUin;  V ilixv 1,1 ann.*i).*vitit., .J ;*iii,;..i,ii.:n.    f,n\m ,,  1, liai'ii'.'; '.!, Ciiunu,     Atij nilutr tadyi,*,- (  tJ..., I,   .1 M.-1'i..v;    .',   Wi:.:.,,..       i-.uli ,., ;  ril������tiiitM. . I,   liiuKU'-, ^imi, -..iti'iii,      ni.Au.try i  tHHJ.i-i-h.,1, CtTin;   it, liixo-u..     IUio.,0   "' i  1, itiikin; 2, Tmnbstil,     I'mrihom rpy..\, \  Baikifl; 2. Crawfmd.    K.ji -t\ u\ 'imtii-Mi*... !  I, Pi-nroy-,   2, SU.Vlll.oi       liru-umu  .1,   '] j  tV.rtu; 2, Ci���������'i, i,*l.     Al.-v .,.,M*i.,;:  I, ,,. J  Ma.(U*n'-4 bbitb. ,|. Hvki.:; !' ra.Mi,:. ,*, ..,., ���������  ot "i.   ������������������'������������������',.i,i'.   '���������.���������;.,<���������   ;.   ���������.    ���������- . .i ���������>'..*  . .1, It.iki*; 2, Miii'li,.-. ,      ii'.mi.i  \h:tlni  1,  l>rq"i<i i|i ;  ....  i.   i i ,,.--.       i,,:.,,  |.������ih,   |( .  t'rmlord: 2, Hukw.   \iilow Ih.-|i|U������w������������*. .',,  j  limiiii; 2* i'iji**i������./.i       Bil>4i.r* l*i|j['iu. .1,  I  H*������������f.������t:i '.', k<������t      Kitivirk ctH||in..t.  .In*  McPhee; 2, MoMilla*i. Any other kind la>e  apple. .1, Mt>LvIlUau;'2, Hallidey 4 iarge;<t  applet.. ], B.-ikie; 2, Dobsok. 10 varieties  winter apple-.. L������,������)k;e. Crab apples.. 1, J  Mi-Mlia.*; 2, Hudgaon. , Barfciett pears. ,1,  Piercy; 2. B*ii.*-,ie. Souvenir bu Congress..  Baikie, Ciausfavourite. .McMillan Auy  oflier kind 'early pear. .Piercy. Winter  Nejis. .1, McMillan; ' 2, H:ill';iay. Vicar  of VVabeli 1 (. .Ciasvford. Flemish beauty  . .1, Crawford: 2, Cairua. !> Loutay Bouiie  du Jersey. J, Vmrcy. Dain������ou ylums. ,1.  Rfie; 2, Crawford. Ponds see-'iling.. Hud-j-  sou. Desert ylums.. 1, Brulgts; 2. Ctavv-  ford. -Yi-ILiw egg. ,1, Caun.-; 2, Crawford.  R-jjd ogg., J, Gairiis; 2, Rue'. Coe'is gi luen  drop McMillan. Loiiiburd. ,i, Piercy; 2,  MoM'llan. I v. luta'pruu.es. .1, 0 'twforu; 2,  ,Jiua:a;fc^_Aj.:yjj������hejUduti.pru_es^J^B  2, II lliday. Grapes*li*jht. ,1. McMillaii,  2, Bddge-j. Qainces..], Crawford; 2, Ale-  Mill io. ���������������������������'������������������-  Hrceafl. .W Wiilard.     Boots and Shoes  . ,P Moute.   Hotne-uiade soap. ,SF Dub_oo.  FLOWERS.   ..  O'mations. .1, Dobaon; 2, Roe.   Dahliaa  ..GRjKj.    Pai������Mes..Il������Jbb.     Riaea.,1, VV  Kd*)b; 2, Halliday.     Gladiolus.. W ft������W������..  8coo������;3,. 1, R ibli; 2 Rile.    Auter���������..l, Mo*  Phee,i 2, Dob-ion.   ZtuuiaB.,Do; eon.  Swoec  peaa..:!, Roe;   2, J Parkin.    C. lloetiou of  aiunial'i. . 1, Roi; 2, Piercy,   Geraniums. ,1,  Met'tie**.; 2, HoihjHOU.    Fueltsias.. JSira Berkley,   l ablo b.iuquu. .1, G R;je; 2, VVRouh.  Hrmgiug ba.tkoli..l, tJodguoi.; 2, M Piuicy.  Cojleuiioii begonias. .McPheo,     B-aoiiia..  1, :Vl|'s Bt'ckJay; 2, Pieroy.     Plauti of auy j  olhtr, kiod ui I'llyons, .McPhr;e, !  MISOKLLANEOUS  Lmf of hrcud, in-iiuo-maiio. .1; Baikiej 2.  N Pal uiir; 3, S P Dol'mtu. L"ul of brood,  hoine-inadc, Enderby flour. .1,Oa������fnrd; 2,  J Knight. 0 illfli:tiou of in aad uud calces,  h< u.a -iiiiiito,. J, (J Brides; 2, 81? JJoboou,  0 .llticc;on ot bi-Hiid aud tiakei (iiakuni), ,11  C Lucati. BojYKv! huil. . I, S li' Dobaoo; 2,  Hitjlida.". Jiillivu,, J, Mi������H f Hodgson j 2,  S iM)oi������atm. .bun.*. .Hall.day, Viuegar,.  lAihsjon. .ibney. I.K'.h; 2, lifd^Mi, Pit.-a  ., 1. Uridyl-.-; 2, Uilcion , Crochet* tidy., I,  Al Bill; 2, bwlwon. ,S;)*.ciuiou croct'ec,,  Crawford, Tra> cloth,,Ihc Mis������ Berkley.  Cbijdn ..j'eM. .Alr������ Ji.*rlil������y. Suieboaid  BOiu'f, ,'JC U P.eroy, Ccnlro pioce., I, Miw������  Jierklc); 2 Mtaw Urquhart. Pair uovIim  ..Crj'wlo.d. Jiuitiroiiliinwl oiishi./..,.Jd.**  Berkley, lMUnv sltaiii, ,8,1 Pioroy. H������in;  H.itoliod hat.Ukurohiof, ,1, iMcQuilUuj 2, K  Hfalluliy, T-oJ.uirtot. ,ANi.'Jl. Sot nadae  clichiiig. ,M Hall, Lily's lijn yuwn. ,B  K Udiwoh, JJi.-pl.iy nl Ikiteiiburg, .Miua  Crqiili.irt.  Ootr.foi'tor--*!, Ilallnl!i,yj2, Dohhou, Uo U  ttoutth���������J, K oj 2, I'll oau B on Ouzy  P,U������li Work���������U, Mr i P,ukiu Homo n.auo  Hu_--1, Baikm; 2, Dolwon.     Ton t)u/,y*���������  1, Min Btti.-hiy; 2, bull, Pm Cu-ttioil*.--  J, Mi������������ Berkley; 2,   Bul'.io      llva-t   It.'Ht���������  2, Picioy Son PjJ1o������'^-1. JJolwi-n; 2. Mi������������  Berkley I).ok-*<il Dull* J, Mr* Hcfcluy  Tr'iiiuit'-ii l'ni'toii'r-2, Mru Barlil y K������tc  chi-ii Aiiroii���������I, Afi'd Jl.okley; 2, D-Iimiii  P<-lilltaiLllllp by uaild iiiulor lu-s2, 11 il tm  Collect.in of Marinti thi'llx���������I, P.rnigoH  (J'iUnry Bnd-Ii Cr.uf.ir.i     Onll-cuon  of  iN.iUVU t'l.iij-r;, --,)  K. i|������llt        (..'idlccilOll   of  WomU and In ������������������ci-v-i,  Cirtoi; 2,   K .ijjht  OriJ-'i' y'liu' I'ni! i^itiiis ul (Juii;y'-s.  A I'ulJ IjiR! of lnti's-1 tjiiotte ju������t ro  Clival.  A lif'! v-.J-.-i 'ii-<'ov*i;)i .1 ii. Mrs Whyu'u  heiiio,   (town   (Junp, on  .Sunday.     It had  -.'.*. II (Vil.ijr ,..-������������������-��������������������������������� .il ��������������������������� '-IV. -.(.������������������, il oij.j l^.i|>"  -* i, ' .*..-.  ���������it/ivi.:. Kiirtii'.ir.. v. ... t ��������� * ��������� v -*.������������������������������������ -1 out, ami Mu*.  h.1.1.1 from Mr .M<,Kui������litV.,'iou.,ii *'*(ui,*;ijinii.  the tliuuo', v/hu'U Had bad y uurwd pari i������f  the roof and kuohoii,  rt    i    ,  ,        ..*-!���������:. i,  . -1 . i  --'Ml. Ciuwy.  A 'iiilor na������������ir-'f .Mtn J! f^ycii, of II ,M,S,  1', i ]> ��������������������������� tiftttc, l.t ' T"iHr*'d:vy ru-l<:. ������l������r������tr<l  tr-'i ,- Couox Whart m ,; (until cvnor, to yo  on bo'.id .liip. Ho il u io.J. turn up, nol  ��������� ��������� \ . i!i*\ lu'i'.iM hoit fhe o,o.oi; vvi'i'ii inur.d  I.,   loi b-.y,     it ii. Seal.nl -tic l.������ <Uu. net,.  ai-il,r..-t    > .������iuU i������u    ������JV\.,y  liuu.U  0%  wiiiit you get at tho Corner fcnoro.  Kuril Huiiingf* jusi in at Carey'������.  OS BUS CHAPTER IN*STI3.U,rEI>  For the first lime in B.C. Masonic  history,  has the Grand lsr Principal visited the Province in Ch pinr  work,  and  naturally,  the visit, of  that official, in the person of Mr  Shaw of Kingston,' was highly appreciated upon the o'cc'Hoh of his  .insii'ution   of   Cyrus   Chapter in  Camherland last Thursday evening.  Messrs G.W, Clinton, L.A. Mounce,  and Dr C.A S' a pies, met the visitor  at Union Wharf/-upon the arrival  of,the sivamer, then the pjirty pro-  TeltfM~t(rT!;pmo?p^iierF^T^  wj-re waiting,to .take them through  the Valley, which was driven over,  the agricultural show heing visited  on the way.   With Mr Slviw, were  the following prominent Masons: J  VV Pr&woott, Su[>t BO Distiiot; SCSykes, l.u  Principal Vancouver -..'hapter, No   OS;   A.  Dai'itf, Kfiyatouej No. 127, Nauauiio; F.M,  Vou;ig,"Pasc l.������t Principal; l)o,*Ie, Soril>������) IS  Jvanaimo;    -os .ini>,:NHnaio.o;   H VlcOluti-  k������y, Nanaimo; Ll Austin aud Capt Gardner  Vicroria,  The party th������n proceeded to  Cumberland, and in the evening,  ��������� he insiituiing of the Chapter and  the installation of 'oflicers took  place, the following heiitg inducied  ���������G. W..Clinton, 1st Principal; L.  A. Mounce, 2nd do.; C A. Staples,  3rd c,o.; 8. H. Riggs, S<trihe E; Dr  H.P. Milliud, Scribe N; J. Br.der,  irea** ; R. Rope-Napier, Prin. 8o  jouriK-r; C,V������vt���������r, S.S ; rl.U. Sinip-  h.*>n, J S ; R. M-'Knight, janitor.  Af'er the coromony tlio hroihren  adjourned to the CumberJand Hole),  where sumptuous repast, prepared  by MrB Piket, wan partaken of, tho  visitors paid u compliment to the  tas'o displayed in the decorations,  and the delicacy of tho viands. The  night was fur spent ere the pro-  gin mme of songs, toasts und  Kjieeches was ex.huu8t.od. and tho  ovoniiijj wns ono long to bo roniem  icri'd in Masonic oirclcs*.  ^ISiSy. Mif*' w**wm^j*?*ffm'tf*  5 Roboh Hungarian   Flour  8'ill  $0.75 per bhl. at Nupier vk Part  ridgfta.  The Btoamor "Jiic," brought a  number of visutorfl from Toxiida  lslund to the show Thursday, lt Ih  snid thovoHsel will mako regular  rutin between V'aiicouvor and Comox, und wny ports.  Holwarp {Sol-gun black and blue;  run pr'Uif and m'o proof, ut Corny'a.  Mr <ici>. Hi,11, foiHonifl lime post-  liiiisi.er liore, und usi'istat;' at Co-  niox, '.'ud iv)iv poJMii.i-iliM' at. Cr:tnd  Forks, paid ihe Valley a liy ing vWt  Thursday,    iiu was uccoitipunind  i ..  m,.,  ������������..n        ,i  /���������    it,    ,. i  ���������j    i  ��������������������������� ���������- ������������������ ^' ���������*������������������ ���������  v. i'.j11/"j'-   Jf.  -ny,   Jnd   an    :)c)>h)'('l  hhoubler by rcusou of wftbting many  old friend;?.  Call and see my Hootch Tweed  p .,,.*���������...>. t n f,..*-o<-  a  M/ and Mrs Mel.el Ian are culled  upon to mourn tho d������ath of their  little eon Walter, aged two months  and nin'.teen da;'������. Tho Httlo fel������  low !iu<i T* ������������n n i-ufb'ior for woelcst,  wut n tlt.aiu iaoroiJoiiyroioaii'd him.  Thr- Itinera1 H-rvbi*.-* worownduft'wl  by Rev. Mr Christma* on Friday  taut, The intflrment took place in  the Cumberland Cemetery.  WIN ROBE'S  I!  THB ONE GREAT CHANCE OP THE YEAR to 8eo���������re up-to-date Dry Goodv  Boots au������l SIiohb,* and Clothiug at Pir<������t Cost.  Tho Bargains are like a gold mine to you.  Come along with the crowd.  The Sale of Sales Now om  Everything gu_������-at a .actiKoe. Good, m��������� ������G soi(j, ^ bllvi c,08ed flUr ^ v %  ment ia Vancouver, we are ov,r stocked, thee-ore we are giving the people of Cumber-  laud and ���������urroun.iiiig nia riot the benelit of our *aorifi������e prioea  Dress Goods, Flannelettes, Ginghams, Towels, Corsets.  Other lines���������Suits, Shirts. Wrappers, Underwear, etc.,  cut in proportion.  mm f uMiseiis r^usx^B*--  Extraordinary Sales in tbe Boot and Shoe Department.  Weinrobe,  M  WEINROBE,  Manager,  Whitney Block, Dunsmuir Avenue*  cumberland, b.c.  I������MM������1������������B*MI������������WM**������M������MMM������_������������  Provincial  ���������������������������  AT   VIOTORIA,    B.C.,  i- % 28,20,30 and Oct, 1st, 'Oi  Special Excursion Rates.  Entries for Exhibits  oi  ose  L<rge Promium.s, Numerous aod Valuable Special Prizes  Septembor 20th, 1904.  GRAND LIVE STOCK PARADES.  Oue of ihe Best Market, for Stock in  the Province '.  3 DAYS HORSE RACING, AND GRAND  SPECTACULAR Dm  PLAY BY  THE ARMY AND NAVY.  .       THK   bREWON'S  TURILLING   AERIAL   BICYCLE  RACE  ihey ��������� i.l rido <iu������n a axmp iuoline Miuooneeivabla ������[������.���������. the_    l,b. i.: a  *W,iy *jt aero*, a great yawni^oha.m^in mid air to'lnot'het'ol ine lJS_S_ T S*  V MINERS. ROCK DRILLING CONTEST.  An event of.great interest, for larte imraea     Utm.;���������   moan    n  / ������.���������������        .   i  ^; ������ **<������ '������ .u-oer; - nii,>u\e,Srhole    KT'enS    Wri^T'   H **?''  ^pwaiiil .**,,������% F 'In Gun Cou.t.etiti,.���������  by rhe NavJ      Pn^,1 XT?���������'"  Royal G,rr,M.,n;4rt-IU--y,     Ob.ta,.,* R ,0o bv i.he Ivy   y A -nl eur  H ?"  * ^    '������  Ohio. awI'UwJriou/ Pal, r'W rJ,^r t Tliolulsl *Tn^-'*? '" N,'v>' Mil^ryr  Trap-Shoo u,V,.   Children's Spgrw. tit)l,"^������Q V"..  tor J*e,,evolent Societies.  THE   PIERKOTS,  Iu their i-iimitible entertainment of hiuuorous songs nnd oharanW skHtoheg  CU.iiJGl_OP PKOiiiUMMK AFfERNOON AND KVENiNG.'  BANDS AND vTOCAL CONCERTS.  Numo'ow ������ttr-..o!ions and Novel Side Shows:   Mechanical Gitv   n,������i.   ���������k   .  Mttim W.ia,,.,,,., ,.k��������� ure being arranged for. tyS   Fer^ Wh-rela;  FOR PP. law LIST AND PAUTUULARS WRITE TO THE SECKErARY  G. Ii. BARNARD, Mayor, ROBT. H, SWJNERTOV  nu  -���������  Secretary.  T'"o en Ditainutt-ii'i f'������i|o������i"ig *ho |  Balm </i wo k in tii.l of tho T inilv  Ohuroli pnrsonH^o fund xvauii most,  en joy n ble invent. Tbe progrntnme  oi songs and tableaux was one of  tbe foal urns of the evening. ]\J ins  'Bute, iMesidrtmes Hill, Pikot, Ditvis  and olhvr ladies undertaking the  tnsk uf in'ni"^{int: 'be prograninie.  A number of mrticle** tort over were  auctioned later in the evening by  Mr Tullidt;o, who, w.th Mr C Mo-  D, inild, pave vnluaidea^i-Bancoin  dtcoraiiiifi, etc The (nerving of re-  f usbmeni's left nothing to bedauired  liny yaw aininunitioii nt the Bit?  Store, thtty curry u large mock. Ai)  the new fheiln and (tart ridges  |jrtioe������ the loweHt, Sim������������n Leis-r ife  Co., Ltd  JLXJLs  "WB'ASK  PROVINCIAL -KXHIMITION  AT VICTORIA.  Tbo following prizcH hive been oflferccl  in addition to thote alrcndv pruned in  the J'rize l������i.tt; ��������� For ihi* hcA IJiby Hoy  uncKr i year; j ame, Condensed Mdk  pipstiiited hy tin? Truro Condensed Milk  Co, |ji:i Me.isrs Mai in & RubinImhi of  Victoria, pur bv������t M.iby tori tuulcr l  year; I cf������������e (Jokl Seal Milk. Also for  ihe best Unity, boy or j-jir!, under i year,  ClKimpiotvhip, i r.ise, JCaylc, Vilk.  Theie tn'o /)nxe������t beinftf presented by the  Borden's Contltui.cd Milk Co per i\h;sfrs  r ��������� t    11 o    ������ '       .    I   ,.     fir* ���������  JUST a chance to show you that  J wo a J wayb pleo se our customeni  hy fiupplying them with the BEST  MKATS ut the lowest market  prkm A trial order will convince  you. ____���������������  THE  CITY  Meat   Market,  W. W. MoZAY, Proprietor,  WmMat-MBiMMIMMaBi ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  ESQUIMALT *% NANAIMO RAIL WAV  Excursion To Viotoria.  Veto Irons Oonuot, Cmutttrlaml, Union Bay,  Deiiiniiti ind Hornby Ulands  Only  i"lh'lH*r,i������i h'.i >��������� <li>  m;.^icj93 *^r  $3   Return  .  (t*������������������ nnrlflr 1*> %tp*\r**%i fl  ^0  For Provinc'ai Exhibition  Sun- 27, 28, 21), ,'i<) & Oct, lit, '04  ON YOUR MONEY,  ���������AND���������  A Competent Man  OP  YOCRflKLF  by taking a course in the  IjVTKRNA'nOXAL  CORRESPOND KNUR SCHOOL  8CKANTON, PA,  WKiiNKNiur, Hopfc, 28th, 88 City of Niu  namio will Mil frmComox at 8 ���������,m, and  trom t������Hu������n |k������y a% V a tn. sYatneaeera oon.  totituift w������th tralu a. Nuaimo for VictorU  HUnth ii������y  FHH..VY, 8.������j.v 80ih, 88 Oity of NkMino  wil nil from Omnoi ������t,4 p.m. udfrom  Ui.lon H������y ������l ft p,u������, for Viotoria.  wrrvnwsn t������������.������ng������n wiu |W# Vic.  torw ,su(.cUy, October start, on 9 tin. train,  *"��������� "-'"tt: *"h ttrdoan, titling f>ow jfj  Dtimo for Vemn* and wty port* *t 1,30yo,  OBO. L COURTNEY,  Tr������Oo Uanaget,

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