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The Cumberland News Feb 21, 1906

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Array ���������M  /fa  ������������t>vi   '*       /  ������f  THIRTEENTH   YEAR.  GUMBERLAND,   B.C.WEDNESDAY    FEBRUARY   21,1906  AT THE BIG STORE  ^New Spring Goods^  arriving by every boat, now showing  Lady's Summer and Spring Caps, blouse End*,  Embroideries, Swiss Muslins, Laces, India Linen,  Persian lawn, Organdies, Victoria lawns, Nainsook, Madapolams, Zephyrs, Laces, Curtains.  The latest in Men's Caps  Come in and see them.  Why it is Profitable to trade at the BIO STORE.  SECAXTSZ ���������  It ha*-, tho largest and beat assorted stock in this  district.  All articles are marked in plain figures.  It carries reliable goods at lowest possible prices.  Goods are exchanged and money cheerfully re-  fuuded, at any time, >\hun not ati*taot-ry.  We are straight forw ird and hone������t in our dealings.  Prompt and efficient delivery service.  We .ire always pi eased,-Ux ..^e*r you whether you  want to buy or not.        '  SIMON LEISER & Co. Ltd., Cumberland  l  Selling off at a Great Reduction  ^^^^���������jWw_������m^������C^_^������������m^p_.-w^������������������^^m*i^������ii ������������������ ���������^j**^_____w*gw^_f^i'^__n^wp^fsj_-g^l^i^  for the next two weeks.  Prom 3*8 to 40 ptzr-Gtsnt off all Cash Pur������  chases.    All   goods marked   In  plain figures.  T. D. MEAN, Pioneer Jeweller  CUMBERLAND B.C.  n  COUNCIL  MEETING  ��������� ��������� ���������  Prmnt���������Mayor Wiilivrd, Aid*.  Bale, Whyte, Tarbell and Reid,  minutes reud and adopted  Communication road from Dr.  Fagati, Secty Provincal Board of  Health, re Tuberculoids meeting to  bo held in Viotoria, and inviting  Mayor or delegate to attend, al*o  aikiiiK (bat Mr Ii. Grant M. P. P.  be requested to attend, request ao  oeded to, Mayor 10 attend if pne-  ���������ibl������.  From B. 0. agent of D. minion  Loan Coy. re improving Allan  Avenue, also from tame writer ask*  lug for a refund of taxes paid for 7  yean by Co. on property uot belonging tbem to* wit  Lot 7. BK 8  Lot 8. BK 12  1060  JL_E.  *16W  Laid on table  From Sandon City Clerk asking  for copy of Financial   Statement,  From Ht A. Dillon asking for  cinder path ou Windermere Avenue  from corner 2nd street to Mrs Geo.  Stevens'prop������rty, alio for utreK  lamp on Uottiox road opposite Geo.  Stevena'property.   Laid on tab!..  From Booty Lieut. Governor  notlfiying ratification of appoint-  sent* of Licence and Police Com'rv  Rec'd awl filed  Iron Canadian Municipal jour-  nal congratulating Mny or on  hi?  election ami soliciting subscription  Rec'd and filed.  From Municipal Union  enclos-  ing bill for membership ��������� $10,00  Laid on tihle  Reports���������T. ������2. Bankp, for January,  Scavenger Collections   $82.50  tf.nle Acct $ 125  $88.7 o  it.bo calling Attention  lo  gurbage  bring dumped on vacant lot next  Whitney Blook.   Rec'd and filed  New business, Moved Aid Tarbell  2nd Aid Bute, that Mr Banks bo  instructed to prepare a list of all  owners of dog*, and number of  animals and file same with City  Clerk, and Cierk to advertise that  1 hiu tax be paid into Clerks uffliv.  carried Re Teachers salaries, thero  bfiug a sboriage of oash to met;'  this liability, an overdraft on th*  Bank was authoriied Deferred  business  Subscripton to   Mun.  Union���������  iuii'u i*j T>'tii. Ct/iii.  Mr Diiion'a request��������� Kefd ,to tsu  of Wki, tor sidewalk, re iigbt vote  on nn. ion to place light when City  finance* -permitted, resulted in u  tie, for Ald>* Tarbell, Whyte; Contre  Aid* Reid. Balf, Mayor cast vot>  for motion. On motion it wah dec!  dtd to notify Mr Stevens to remov*  a tne pl-tnted by hl������ premie* 01  Comox U-������id, aa it waa a sou row 01  darker lo vcbiclei.  Loan Coy's request re Allan Art  RefM it* Bd of Wks.   For refund of  taxes the matter *r*a laid over.  Council   adjourn-ad  The  Masquerade.  The ball held on Monday last was  a pronounced success, as 10 attendance, drenees, dancers and all.  A bout 50 couple wore costume* vary  ing from courtitrs and duchesses to  the lowly holm, Mephisto and the  clown were in evidence, the army  and navy represented and variou-  other characters assumed, garbed  in clothing the colours of which  rivalled the Kaleidoscope. The  greatest goodwill and hearty enjoyment was apparent, and the Kir  Department i������ to be congratulated j  upon Hucces-v fully carrying out a  function in aid of so important an  organization to a town built almos*  entirely of wood The duties of the  judges were, as is usual in such al  fairc, roost difficult in many ca_e^,  chief ot* which were th<-dances. In  the waltz, o( ihe half dozen couples  picked out, it mu.it He truthfully  said thai ihuladie- especially proved theiuseives ad'-p-s in the art.  The same Uiay he said, though nol  to the same meagre, of the gents.  Ladies are prettier dancers than  mei: -anyhowl In the 2 step, much  the same condition* confronted the  "judge.-, though, as any semblance of  hopping <<r fast rushing in thi*  dance at once disqualified the coup  le, ;he task was somewhat easier.  Of the vo-iou* other characters,  "~~iTl"^Trtion~muirBe~"Tna(lenor  TRAGIC EMDING of  PROMINENT    FARMER  sp  Air CM Do.aiu'dget up, a creation  of his own, capable of allowing a  iiU)ble.is creatuteto ambulate th-.  floor at the ordinary height of 11  manor of extension at* v. iii until  the head mounted on ofearsome sup  pie neck like that of same pre*ada  mile mounter, nearly touched the  cexling. Mr Monte wore a haud-  irOLue hiza re down C".tume, also  inurie made, for which character  '.'new wn* unfortunately no prisse.  For tubiaiiied character, Miss Pike  closely 1 in in. eastern Indian cop*  tuiue, and Mi F, Watcon made tt  inost repulsive "Nervy Nat"   Want  of space forbids a more extended  mention of the many excellent char  acters assumed, seve-ial old ladies 1*  ing inimitable, and several ladies in  ex ���������p'.'t.tfly handsome evening cos  ume, being much admired A num  hei ii visitors from Uuion Wharf  and Comox nl ened,somo masqued,  othersas specie tors, ot which were  many. The Hall was handsomely  di-corated in hlne and white bunting  flags, and rnuet es, a charming set*  ting to the brilliant display of col  ourrendt-ri'd by the masquers' dress  es.     Following Ib the prlxe list:���������  Waltz, Miai<> Bradley and Mr E.  Anderton  Best Die������sed Lady, Mrs A. Mills,  garnet velvet, nilver and gold.  Bent rt raved Ont, Mr T. Piket,  Sp'inish Court coHtume, pale blue  satin and uluer  Bent SuHt.ii ol oharaoter, Mr J,  Ahtlerum, soldier.  Mont Cnmi' il, C. M.Donald, pre-  adamite nondescript  National Character, Mrs H.Cam'  eron. soirief, maple leaveiand^Jbi;  on Jacks, ��������� "-M"'  Topi-y, Mi-rs C. Pikot  Hobo, F Watson.  2 Step, Mrs Taylor and Mr J Anderton  Tht jujlg'T r-r:c, }-lw Murdoch,  Mrs O 11. Kr-clincr, !>r Quinlan, Mr  8. Sea. Victoria," Mr B. Tullidge,  Vancouver,   Mr W. I>    Anderson.  Mr T. Hmlwon act������d as flo������>r ma������  na.er in tdi* u-tml cqiable manner.  The am-on'  r/.'.iliz'.-d, above ex  p<o,hi^ i- fill (15  The coiiiiniiute d^ire to thank  ail *.lw kindly .lHfis.od in various  ways.  A wide range of Bargains will he  found al T. D, McLeans for tbe  next two weeks.  See tho new Auto cape at Moore  Bros'.  Last Wednesday, word was sent  to Coo. Thompson here, to come at  once to Sandwick, and stating there  had been a tragedy enacted there,  Hurrying off with Coroner Abrams  the officers heard at Courtenay  tbat Robert Duncan, the youngest  brother of the Messrs Duncan of  Sandwick, had committed auioide  in a house cose to the store, at  present occupied  by   Mr   Fulton.  Upon arriving at the pcene, a  ghastly sight met their view. The  unfortunate man had evidently  seated himself in a chair hi the  hallway, facing a small mirror.  He had tied a leather thong to the  trigger of a shot gun, formed a )oop  with the other end, in which he had  placed his foot, aud pointed the  tiUti at his forehead, had pressed on  the thong and blown the top of his  head completely off The first to  di.cuver the tragedy was Mrs Oliver  Dnncan, un aunt of the deceased,  who hearing the report from her  home close at hand went over to  -e������what was wrong, her horror,  upon going in and discovering tbe  the rema n will be better imagined  than described. A jury compo^d  of the following, were hastily empanelled���������foreman W.R. Robb, VV.  J. McQuillan, W. J. An.irewb, K.  II. Huiford. G. B. Leighton, J. W  McKe-Tzje and J A.Carthew.   After  THE  siewingTbe^remains   tfie~inquesr  ������������������asadjoumed until Saturd.iy when  tie following verdict was rendered,  That deceased came to death by his  uwn hand during fit of   temporary  insanity"   No    possible     motive  could be assigned for the  act,   the  lece'it-e^ wlte  a   man  of sterling  ��������� orth and   unswerving   integrity,  .veil of in worldly goods, and living  ���������ui a fiue farm, in the mo t beauti*  Magnet  ���������a������h  Store  *|==St- 'C���������X������  For Voup  StoveB, Heaters, Tinware. Crockery  Glapsware, Wall Paper. Cutlery,  Paints, Varnishes, Enamels, Staifii,  Washing Machines, Combf, Brushes  Toilet Soaps, Organs, Pianoe, Furniture, Window Blinds, Poles and  Fittings.   &c. &c.   <fec.   &0.  T.E. BATE.  ful valley in the Island, well liked  and highly respected by ail knowing  hi in. There seeuaH no reason that  he should tire of life at the age of  38 which number of years he had  not quite attained. The greatest of  sympathy is felt for tbe mother,  brothers, (Mrs R. and Mesnrs firio  and Wm Duncan) aud other rela*  lives, who have with the deceased,  always been held in the highest es-  teem by the entire community for  ���������their-.kindly���������*goodwill and unobtrusive charity ever since settiiug  it tbe Valley many years ago.. Thxy  luneral took place in the Presbyterian Ceuueie/y on Fiiday. Rev.  Mr ,Menzie8 officiating  Owing to Uck of ipaoe, we will  give a report of the concert laat  night in next week's issue.  Mrs M. Williams was a panea*  ger last night.  f  When Buying Vour  ���������  Groceries  For the Next Month  So not overlook the faot that it is by nuking your purehaeee  from ua that you are able to arte money.  LJflO UUIUCll Jjrup moHt delicious syrup on market.  20o pear oan.  American Hams,  per Ib. 18c  American Bacon,  perlb.20(  Pastry Flour,  per sack, $1.40  TEA  buxineHsin tbeDistriot  sales to the faot that we  are   the most   reliable.  We are doing the largest  We attribute our enormous  bandls only the kinds that  "fcfcr 35c, 40c or50 Ceylon J������laES_  ������?,f        the bew tbat money can buy at the price.  go p������r lb. Iwmmx In B ib, Iot������.  Oranges, 2 doz 25c  We wonld hownver prpfor to pel! ynu a dr������st������n of our  Fancy Navel Orange** at 28������ p������r doz  I Soap, 41b. bars,  5 'or $1.00  ���������RMM  The 'BEST 3T0RE8'  NAPIER & PARTRIDGE  I Cu  Cumberland and Courtenay. FOR BREATH  In Asthma and Bronchitis is Promptly  Relieved by  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine  The wonderful success of Dr.Chase'p  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine in  relieving the terrible paroxysms oi  asthma and the hard, dry cough C  bronchitis, and in positivelj curing  these ailments, is the best proof u.ai  it is far more than a mere "cough  mixture."  This well-known medicine is composed of a number of simple yet powerful ingredients, which are of proven  value in the cure of diseases of the  throat, bronchial tubes and lungs. It  is prepared by a long and tedious process, that cannot be carried out in  Ulling a prescription at a drug store.  The ingredients are always fresh  nnd of the best quality obtainable.for  the reputation which Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine has  built up in years of success must be  maintained by every bottle that is  sold.  Mrs. Richard Withrow, Shubenaca-  lie, Hants Co., N- S-, writes:��������� "I iyive  jsed Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed  and Turpentine with good success.  My second daughter was troubled  with bronchitis from the age of three  weeks. Oftentimes I thought she  would choke to death. The several  remedies we sot did not seem to be  of much use, but the first dose of Dr.  Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine brought relief and further  treatment made a thorough cure.  This trouble used to come back from  time to time, but the cure is now permanent.  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine has saved us many doctor  bills, and I would not be without it in  the house for many times its cost.  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine, 25 cts. a bottle, at all  dealers.  Insist on seeing the portrait and  signature of Dr. A. W- Chase, the famous receipt book author, on the bottle  you buy.  Samples of Choice Grain for the Improvement of Seed.  To the Old Home for Christmas-  .    By instruction of the Hon. Minister  ot   Agriculture    another   distribution;  distribution   tins   spnua   W1       .   h _  SSSs^Plesonnd^corn   nd!  ��������� ���������SSkg varieties has been secured foi  ^at?'-Banker,  Wide-Awake,  ������  Ligdwo, Goldflhaer and Wavmly  Wheat.~-Preston, Red Fife Peicj,  Stanley, Huron, Laurel and Red FJte._  B ley ���������(Six-Rowed.) ���������Mensmy,  Odessa Mansfield, Claude and Royal-  ?Two-Rowed. -Standwell, Invincible,  Canadian Thorpe and Sidney.  Indian Corn (tor ewil^)-BaUy  ������irta Angel of Midnight, Compton _  farlv and Longfellow; later varieties.  Selected Learning. Early Mastadon  and White Cap Yellow Dent. .  Potatoes. ���������Carman ino- 1, Eaiiy  White Prize, Rochester Rose, TJncle  Sam American Wonder, Bovee, Early  Andes ami Late Puritan.  Every farmer may apply, but on y  one" sample can be sent to each appU-  St See if nn individual receives  a sample of oats lie cannot receive  one of wheat, barley or potatooh.  Lists of names from one individual or  applications for more than 1 sample  Ior one household cannot be entertained. ' These samples will be sent  iBree of charge through the mall.  Application's should be addresser  to tlio Director of Experimental  Farms. Oil awn, and may be; sent in  iny llnie before tlio first of March,  after which tho lists will bo closed, so  that nil samples' nsked for may be  sent out. in good time for sowing.  Part low writ tap* Hlioulil mention tlio  sort or variety they would prefor.wlth  n second sort, ns nn alternative, and  abould I ho available stopk ot both  tlu-Hii vitriol lew bo exhausted, some  other good sort will be sent, instead.  Tho*)'applying for Indian. Corn or  BOti.tocH will l-k-ano b.-nv In mind I '"���������-  the r-orii In not available tor ills! dilution until'Mnrch or Aiuil, nml thnt  polaloci-i cun not lie mulh-d from hero  nnt 11 danger from frost: In trims!!. Ih  ov't. No postage Ih required on mull  matter addressed to tho Coutrnl Iflx-  '���������pfci-liiiontiil K������rn������i Oltnwn.  WM.  SAUNDERS,  Director Experimental Kiii'ins,  Ottawa, Nnvombor 215th, 1005.  Tim now $27,000 station at Rovol-  ���������toko, U. C, has boon completed.  Now that the winter has fairly se.t  in the farmers of Manitoba are thinking of spending a few months in their  old homes in Ontario, Quebec and the  Eastern provinces. To meet this increased traffic the Canadian Northern  have placed in effect from Dec. 4 to  31 excursion tickets to points in Ontario and Quebec, Montreal and west,  at a rate of Forty Dollars for the  round trip, proportionately low rates  to points east of Montreal. Tickets  are good for return within three  months, allowing liberal stop-over  privileges. The new trains recently  put in service on the Canadian Northern between Winnipeg and St.  Paul, comprise Observation, Com-  pairtment.Library and Club Ca,rs, Pull-'  man sleepers, and coaches affording  the maximum of comfort with their  high, soft-backed seats- The time  made by this service is the fastest to  Ontario points,, and affording as it  does the maximum of comfort and  _ccj_yfiaieinc___, .ThQse_tra_Y.elling JSast  Humor end Philosuphy  By DUNCAN M. SMITH  PERT PARAGRAPHS.  should use this line.  Never judge a man by the stories he  tells when he is trying to make au  Impression on a crowd of girls.  A. new ice cream parlor is about as  welcome to tbe young men of the  ���������eighborhood as a shower in haying  time.  A girl doesn't  mind getting  tanned at a summer resort, but  she does hate the  shade she acquires sticking  the family washing up over tha  line.  One way to tell whether a watermelon is ripe or not Is to taste it.  A hen is as proud of a duck she has  hatched as a woman Is of a boy she  bas spanked.  Little does a person dream when going off on a vacation that the coming  back will be the best part  Never tell a boy in a deprecating tone  of voice that he looks like his father.  He can't help it.  A cooking school that would teach  the young feminine idea to shoot biscuits and the like would do much to  put the divorce lawyers out of business.  The Lord is supposed to look out for  simple people, but the confidence man  helps him look.  A man will-forgive almost anything  in a woman if she is pretty enough.  Be Tnankful,  What!   Nothing to be thankful for?  Why, Rupert, how you talk!  Be thankful for the street cars, lad;  Your grandslre had to walk.  Be thankful that you have a hbm������  And parents kind and true;  Be thankful that they do not knock   ���������T-h0-stuffing-out-of-yoUv���������-  Mary Jane Harris, believed to be  the oldest woman in the state of New  York, is dead at New Rochetle, in her  112th year.  Don't hold the first dollar you nre  spending for advertising so  closs  to j  your eye that you can't see to reach  the   pile   of   dollars   your   publicity  makes accessible.  Brantford, in order to be worthy of j  the name, "The Telephone City," is j  proposing to erect a monument to the |  inventors of the phone systems in the  city. j  THE  "ORIENTAL   LIMITED.'  Train of the Great Northern Railway  j    Between St. Paul,Minneapolis and     j  Puget Sound Points. J  This   new   train   hns  been  aptly j  I named.   Travellers   of   this   progres- j  ! sive ago domand tho highest, degree ;  \ of comfort when thoy aro contomplat- j  lug  to  undertake a journey, and es-;  ������������������ poclnlly ii journey of 'considerable!  length. In lhe placing In p-orvlco of7  the "Oriental Limited," tho Groat!  Northern Hallway has achieved a (lis-!  ��������� thiol ivo   succoss   in  the   excellence,!  ease nnd elegance of this rogal train.  It' n innii is making u journey for purely business reasons,   lio   wants  com-!  fort.     Tho "Oriental  Umllod" lauds1  lilm nt Ills journey's end wllli a pleas-  mn  ni-'inory lingering In IiIh mind of  tho comfort which lias boon provided*  foi  lilm.   All thn   convoiilnnces   of a'  modern, up-to-dato hold, all tho com-  forls of homo, tho privacy of a club,  aro al his command. Instead of dread-1  Hiu* a long Journey ho looks forward ;  lo   II.   with   pleasurable  iiiiltclpiitlon. i  To iho imu'l.t tho 801110 nppllop.   The1  delightful Hiirmiindliigs of (Ills frnin, i  the   opportunities   for   onjovlng  the  passing scenery  enroulo  makes the  "Oriental   Limited"   tlio   train   tlmt  pleases,  Be thankful you can lick that Wd  Who thinks he Is a man  And wallop him around the block-  Provided that you can. (  Be thankful that you were not caught  That time the other day  Tou threw a brick and broke the big  Plate glass across the way.  Be thankful that your ma and pa   '  Don't know you smoke and swear,  For if they did a worried look  Perhaps you'd havo to wear.  Be thankful that the man who owni  ,The watermelon1 patch  Is old and lame and slow and ao  Is not much on tha catch.  Just look around, and you will sea  Some things for giving thanks;  Be grateful that the grindstone has  Not half a doten cranks.  Be thankful that you aro a boy  And so can run and play,  Because, you know, you might have  been  The girl across the way.  Ready to Pick,  "Whoro does rubber como from?"  ���������'Tho rubber tree, of course."  ���������'Is thut rightV"  ������������������Suro,"  ���������'Thou I suppose tho big auto tires  grow on the big trees, whllo the little  bicyclo cubblous are tho fruit ot the  bushes."  Free Gifts of Toilet Soaps  Uio   SUNLIGHT   SOAP and GET THE  PREMIUMS  The Coupons are the same as cash because tliey can be exchanged for Toilet Soapi  fur which you havo to pay out money every week.  Users of SUNLIGHT and CHEERFUL SOAPS can get their TOILET SOAPS  for nothing.  Read circular in every package, or write in for Premium List  A gift is of litt'e value if it consists of something you have no use for.  In exchange for Sunlight Soap Coupons you can get something you need and use  ���������  Every (i''V-  SAVE  SUNLIGHT  SOAP  COUPONS  Vwwwtf *n*Tot\%mwe Limited, Toronto, Canada  Ogilvies' Reputation'  goes into every barrel or  Royal Household Flour  BO  th<  ^ -  If Royal Household Flour were not as  ������od as Ogilvies say it is, who would be  the greatest loser?  You would try it once���������if it were not  good you would be a small loser, perhaps.  But Ogilvies would probably lose  your custom.  They would also lose the custom  of every other woman who tried it  and of thousands who had never  tried it but had been told that it was not  as represented.  Therefore Ogilvies must make Royal  Household Flour the best flour because  they stake their reputation upon it, and if  you and thousands of others found it was  not the best, Ogilvies would ruin their  business.  Sp Ogilvies make Royal Household  Flour the best flour, in their own protection.  Incidentally that is your strongest protection  ���������it guarantees you the best flour because the  brand carries with it-Ogilvie's Reputation.  Ogilvies simply ask a trial���������knowing that it will make a permanent  friend for Royal Household Flour.  ,     T  Imperial Maple Syrup  ALWAYS SATISFACTORY  Ask your dealer for Imporlal Maple Syrup.  Do not allow him to substitute  an Inferior artlolo beoauio It Is cheaper.  The Keeley Cure  Ask the lawyers, tho physicians, tho  congressmen, the clergymen, the  clerks, the book-keepers, the skilled  mechanics who have patronized us  and you will find that the Keeley  treatment Is all nnd moro than la  claimed for it, and that It is tho  "stitch" a drinking man needs to save  property, reputation, family, sanity  and ovon lifo itself.    -       - .  Write today, now, and get tho necessary information about it,  133 Osborne St., Fort Rourjo,  WINNIPEG.  A NIGHT CAP  Take two Beecham's Pills on retiring and avoid any ill effect*  from a late meal. Then you will  sle$p soundly, awaken with a  clear head and a high opinion  of the great stomach'remedy,'  Beecham's  Pills  ��������� Sold Everywhere.    In boxes 20 cents,  f !<t * m i* |af ��������� *. - *<������** I * !��������� ��������������� fl*'  Onco ln a -while, a bit of slang Is  so expresBlve that lt becomes incor-  porated Into the language as an al-  lowablo Idiom. Ono of the most  striking of these Is "making good."  It has como to havo not simply a gen-  Olili,   OUI,   it ������|Jv;v.������rt.v,   iUiuttt'lta*.       It   -I  lustratos the idea of competition; It  indicates that undor Intense modern  methods it is only be who succeeds  that can, In the long run, win recognition, Recommendations, testimonials, requests from eminent men, all  fall beforo tho stern tlecroo that you  must "make good."���������"Success Magazine."  k>>'  A nowsboys' home, to cost 915-V  000, is to be built ln Cleveland by  John D. Rockefeller and members ot  tho Euclid Avenue Baptist ehureb.  Montreal will spend $1,000,000 on  Tho Alexander Brown Milling Co., city streets next year,  whoso prcmlBca In Toronto were des- m^^^^^^^^mi^l^^^^^^^^  troyed by Are. have taken out a per-  * ���������* -���������- .  mlt for a factory to cost $40,000.        I     WN   UINo SO  G&tlin &nd the  Multimillionaire ss  M*By Franfj H. Stueet  Copyright, 1905, by Frank H. Sweet  >C40*C*0*0^  They were sweeping along the country road, with the sun just rising over  the hills in the east Birds were flocking among the branches and in the  open fields, pre nring for early migration south, aud mingled with the  rich lesser notes were the occasional  clear, dominating whistles of the quail  and the soaring medley of the bobolink. The road was not had for a  country road, though they often had to  swerve to one side or the othor to  avoid a.deep rut or washout; and there  were many steep hills where tliey hnd  to dismount and walk and inauy  places where the descent was too abrupt to trust in brakes.  But the glori&us morning compensated for it all, and presently they  yielded, to its influence, and Catlin's  clear, mellow voice broke into a swinging bicycle song, which the other two  AS SHE BENT OVER, THE GIIHJ ALIiOWED  HE1J BUNBONNET TO FALL BACK.  caught up and sent ringing across the  fields with the rhythmic fullness of  three strong, cultivated voices, whose  owners were allowing their hearts and  unformulated thoughts to well up unconsciously to their lips and which  rose and fell and wavered under tbe  swift motion of tho singers. As it  finally died away and their speed  slackened somewhat one of tbe riders  looked across at Catlin,  "It's a shame to break up our outing  like this," be called.  ���������1 know, but Aunt Beulah telegraphed for us to come straight tp  her country bouse."  "Your rich aunt?"  "Yes, the one I told you was going  to entertain us so lavishly at the end  of our trip."  "And introduce you to the multlmll-  llonairess?" grinned tbe other rider.  "Precisely. The multlmllllonaJrcss is  devoted to my aunt, and my aunt ls do-  voted to me. Ergo, wo join hands  around the trlanglo,"  "But do you really moan tlmt you  .will marry her offuaud?" incredulously.  "I really do, Burke. A multimillionaires moana multlinllllon carcB loss,  and the vory fact of my novor seeing  hor or hor photograph adds the needed  tinge of romance. But, hello," ns thero  camo tho dull thud of a full nnd then  a faint call for liolp, "somebody's  droppod from ono of those npplo trees  shove the hank. Hurry, follows;"  As thoy cllmbod tho bank Uio call  was repeated, sounding very near, A  fow moments lator thoy found nn old  man lying dowu upon his back under  tho first treo,  "Much hurt?" asked Catlin solicitously.  "N-no, I guess not," slowly and with  a long indrawn broatb of pain. "Just  shook up considerable, I think, without nny bonos broken. But I expect  you follows will have to bolp uio  homo "  "Of course." Catlin looked around.  A short ladder wiih leaning ngalnst tlio  treo. "That'll do vory nicely," ho snid.  "Hero, fellows, gather up ull those  empty sacks nnd spread them on tho  loddor tn mnko It snnro comfortable.  Now, sir," whon all was ready, "we'll  lift you as gently ns possible,"  "Oh, I don't mind a littlo pain," tho  old man answered, grimacing, however,  whon tliey iff fed him to tlio ladder.  "It's tlto apples that's worrying uio  most. I've beon sending thom off to  one firm, at nbout this time, for forty-  nine years.   This would make fifty,"  "Tbo firm will certainly overlook the  slip, tlien," said Cstllu coiiMJijuly.  Tbe old man's face en-u^il into a  smile.   "I know, I know." ho rvp'Wti.  ������������������The? won't mind, nnd ib������ money part  does not matter. But when a man nas  done a thing forty-nine years it's hard  for him to miss the fiftieth. I don't  suppose I ought to have tackled the  apples alone. Hello, there comes Ger-  ty.  She heard me call, I guess."  A tall girl, with her face hidden by a  sunbonnet, was hurrying through the  orchard toward them.  "Oh, nnele," she cried, with very  much distress in her voice, "it is you!  I thought I heard a cry, but was not  sure. Is���������is lt very bad?"  "No| so very, I think," the old man  answered. "Just a shakeup. Fortu  nately these young men -frere ne������r.  They will carry uie to the house."  As she bent ovor him the girl allowed her sunbonnet to fall back. Cat  lin was directly in front of her, and he  caught his breath a little at what the  act revealed. The girl was not merely  pretty, as he had at flrst thought; she  was beautiful.  An hour later the three were standing outxuud*er one of the trees on the  lawn.  "I tell you, fellows," Catlin was saying, "it's our duty to stay and pick the  apples for the old man. It's too bad few  him to miss the fiftieth year."  "Too bad for you to miss another  chance of looking into Miss Gerty's  eyes, you mean," suggested Burke.  "Perhaps," composedly. "They are  certainly worth looking into. But we  can pick two days and still have time  to reach Aunt Beulali's on the date set.  The trout fishing doesn't matter."  "All right, Catlin," Burke laughed.  "I don't mind staying. But you had  better keep your mind on the multi-ess  and leave me to talk with Miss Gerty."  Two days later they stood under the  same tree. The apples had been picked  and barreled and shipped. Two bicycles were leaning against the tree, apparently ready for departure. The  third was missing. Catlin looked cool  and composed; the others were plainly  annoyed.  "You can give that letter to Aunt  Beulah," Catlin was saying to Burke.  "It tells her the multi-ess business is  off; She will look after you all right  and give you the good time,as scheduled. You might add of your own accord that you left me well."  "I'll tell ber you are working on a  farm as a commou laborer," grumbled  Burke. "But, first, I've got a good  _mindjto���������goJn_and_tfiILthfi_oJcLmaa-und,  Miss Gerty just what you are���������a wolf  in sheep's clothing."  "Oh,,no, you haven't," smiled Catlin.  "I've known you too long, Burke. You  couldn't do a thing like that if you  tried. Well, goodby!"  Four days later a letter came to Catlin. It read:  My Dear Boy���������You're a fool. And after  the way I raised you too. But it doesn't  s6 much matter now. Miss Claflln will  not come for several weeks. You will g-et  well by that time.  Catlin's letter ln answer a week aft:  erward read:  My Dear Aunt���������There's no chance whatever of my getting well. I haven't spoken  yet, but I begin to seo it in her eyes, Gerty Is the sweetest girl in the world. I'm  stopping with her uncle, Richard Parks���������  but perhaps Burke told you.  Six days later:  My Dear Boy���������You're a prodigy, with a  cat's faculty of sticking on your feet.  Miss Claflln's name Is Gertrude, and hor  uncle is Richard Parks. She wrote thut  he had met with some kind of accident  and that she would remain with him a  few weeks longer.  Catlin's reply, throe days later:  My Dear Aunt���������I discovered her last  name the day before your letter arrived.  I asked her, arid she said yes. We will be  with you the flm of the month.  Had It All Planned.  In tho early days of lotteries in England to dream a numbor was always  looked on as the luckiest of omens. On  ono occasion a footman having plainly soon some numbers in a dream  spent the whole of twenty years' savings in purchasing two lottery tickets  bearing his lucky dream numbers, nnd  when Uio tickets proved blanks, we  lenrn, "after a few melancholy days  ho put an ond to his life." In his  box was found tho following plan of  tho manner in which ho should spend  tho ������5,000 prize, which his mistress  preserved ns a curiosity:  "As soon as I have received the  money I will marry Grace Towors,  but as she has boon cross and coy I  will use her as a sorvant Evory  morning sho shnll get uio a mug of  strong boor, with toast, nutmeg and  sugar in tt; thon I will sloop until 10,  after which I will hnve a large sack  posset. My dinner shall be on tnblo  by 1, and novor without a good pudding,   I will have a stock of wine  uUti   uiauiij    i.tiu   it<,     Auwul   %i   iu   u������i.  iitU'i'ssuiii I will have tarts .ind jcJHog  and a gallon bowl of punch; nt 10 a  bot supper of two dishes. If I am in  a good humor and Grnce behaves herself, she shall sit down with me."  of his students will vary greatly, depending on the subject taught and the  attractive power of the teacher. Incomes of $5,000 a year and even larger  sums are received in tbe larger universities by certain well known men. Taking into account the fact that the foreign professor has a life place, that his  widow and minor children receive pensions, he is better off financially and  is far more free from the anxieties  which come with modest income than  his American brother, whose nominal  pay is higher.���������Henry S. Pritchett in  Atlantic.  Worth of a Prlneiple.  It is indeed a high day in the human  story when a great principle reaches  its hour. For ages it. may have been  working silently along the subterranean channels of the world's life. At  times it has for a brief moment shown  itself above the surface, only to be  hunted back again with scoff and insult. But it Is already In the blo^d  and will, by and br. mount to tne  brain's throne. When the appointed  time is come the idea creates its man,  and the credential of his authority is  the echo of his word in every soul.  Heir  By  FRANCIS A. COREY  Copyright. 1005, by F. A. Corey        *  A Book nnd a War.  Copyright questions are grave enough  nowadays, but they no longer threaten  to end in war, as in the case of St. Co-  lumba, the Irishman who settled in  Iona converted north Britain and is  commemorated on June 9. He had a  passion for fine manuscripts and copies  of them and among others copied a  certain Latin psalter belonging to an  Irish abbot whereupon King Diarmaid  condemned Columba at Tara ruling  that "to every book belongs its copy, as  to every cow its. calf." Columba .appealed against the verdict in the practical form, of inciting his kinsmen to  revolt, and they defeated Diarmaid in  the battle of the Psalter. The book is  claimed to be the one which in a silver  cover was carried into battle by the  O'Donnells during more than a thousand years and may be seen at the  Royal Irish academy today.���������London  Chronicle.  Old Sevres.  Old Sevres porcelain holds ��������� its own  among those who are wealthy enough  to buy it, because, within definite limits, it is perfect.   The united skillj)f^  the   best   French   chemists,   potters.  SACRED STONES.  Some That Claim to Mark the Centet  of. the Universe.'  The sacred black stone of the Man-  ctiu dynasty of Chinese in Mukden is  the center of the universe, according to  old Chinese superstitious, and added  vcncrability comes to"Mukden from the  graves of the emperors near by.  The Do-ring in Lassa, Tibet, Is another center of the universe, which, according to the Tibetan priests, Is shaped exactly like tho shoulder blade of a  sheep. All distances are measured  from it, and it is very sacred.  Another center Is the kaaba, ln Mecca, a dirty black stone let Into tho wall  of the most sacred mosque and polish,  ed every yoar by the lips of thousands  of worshipers. The Arabic word for  stone, "hagar," appears In Scriptural  writings as a proper name. Tho Mecca  pilgrimage ls a "haj," and those who  have taken It ore known as "hadjl,"  Even so sane a peoplo as tho ancient  Greeks came pretty near worshiping a  stone���������the "omphalos," or center of the  enrth, at Delphi. Tbe Romans set up a  stono of great consequence in Rome,  but for purposes of measurement, not  worship, and so the "London stone" of  today is used,���������London Tolograph.  Comforting,  Throwing a fresh slick on the fire,  Dick Vance gazed approvingly about  him. The room which the dancing  flames lighted up had a cozy, homelike  air delightfully in contrast with his  cheerless lodgings in Paris. At last he  had one little spot within four walls  that he could call his own.  As he stretched his legs comfortably  to the blaze he was still tiygliug with  the thrill of amazement he had felt  wh*n informed by tlie village Lawyer  during their brief interview that afternoon that he was Robert Chilton's'heir;  "The estate consists of this old house,  which has been in the Chilton family  for a hundred years, and $30,000 in  stocks and bonds," Mr.. Blackstone had  said.  "And it's mine, really mine, to do  what^ please with?" Dick asked eagerly.,  "Nobody, can dispute your legal right  to It," was the stiff response. "Chilton  took care to make a will that would  ho'd. The Justice of the bequest is  quite another thing."  Although three hours had gone by  sir,x:e then, Dick still almost doubted  his great fortune. How often he had  gone with empty pockets and nothing  to eat!  One blissful thought made his heart  let'.p. He could marry Alice Dale!  Tbey. had waited two years because of  thoir poverty. There was now no occasion for delay.  The wind whistled around the house,  driving great gusts of snow against  the windows. Dick laughed at its futile rage and stirred the fire afresh.  In fancy he saw Alice sitting on the  other side of the hearth, one pretty  pink check in her palm. How graciously she would rule over tho house!  He would-hasten to her the first thing  on the morrow with the wonderful  news.,  The doorbell rang. Mr. Robbins, the  -gpa-yJiaiiied-ministeE_whb-had~officiated  him. He would be a fool to -jbcucat*  in her favor. No doubt she _eserv#t  all tbat had befallen her, And e\&K  worse.  Presently his thoughts turP^-5 to Alice. She had forbidden him tQ -������vrite''ta  her. He should be free, she had said,  since they would be unable \o marf?  for years, if ever. Not,a.line had priced between them for months,- But ha  felt no misgivings. Sbe loved jjlta; sha  would remain true.  "How I wish it were mortfi*i������ that t  might go to her," he said aloh-i.  He smiled, and yot a hcavipess i-ajr  on his heart. The sad face o*t the <<k  man whose "birthright hi* ln\d stu.i'H,  scorned to stare at his roii������v,-*ehfu;l.v  from the corners of iho room, it even  framed itself in the smoldorihg logs tii  thoy blazed up fitfully and fe\\ apart.  The doorbell riinj.' again. After *  Jong delay the door opened \o adiU't  Mrs. Burko, the old hoiiscki't^cr. ,Sh������  was palo with suppressed eiU_.iou.  "Another visitor?" he e:c������-h'li*icd wiUi  annoyance.  "*\Yho is it?"  "Mr. Chilton's grnnddaujflij.r, sir*  was tlie startling response. '  Dick sprang to his fee,t.;  "Tho poor child did not leUi-jj of UOc  rum send me a chock-for .tne >*i ci>nt*  if you insist," he said, laupbhii! at tha-  situation in spite of his eain<\xuK>SK.  The girl twirled the .umlji\*;}si. &ha  went "up another-stop, and the mud'a  face showed his -disappointment.  Finally she turned and sniilod-. "A"!  to whom must father send th-j chceii':"  A great light seemed to bi'ijjpten Columbus' face. "To Henry ft, Rentoh.  with Monroe & Shields, brokers," h_  said. . ���������'���������  Frowns, as many as'thei'o were ������n  the dog's brow, took, possession of ihe  space between the girl's fcye'n'yivs. iJ^r  meinory did not like to bo testpd.  "I'll remember," she said ''h the a*"*"!  turned to go.  *.      *    '���������*���������"*".''*        *        *  Elizabeth Vohi'ey, carved another  wrinkle in the brow of her mnbroHa  handle dog.  "You have worried a botlp lately,  doggie mine���������and tonight the ,jian vvhq  bought you at an auction is coming.  He���������he has been here '.freQUOutly s/uvff  father took a liking'to him. Funny,  isn't it? Father, doesn't usually like*  the sort, of men who are s-^-so pol_.  as to do what he did. He v>;ime right  straight   to   father's   othec   tvith   tb.es  ProfeosorV SnUrl-M.  The official pny of the foreign professor at first glanco seems absurdly  small in comparison with the psy In  American Institutions. In Prussia, for  example, a full professor receive* by  law $1,000 (In Berlin 11,200) the firm  y-f'-ir, to bo Inrrotianl ?1W1 n year ovory  fourth year tor twenty year*. In addition ho re-wives aa allowance for  house rent This is, however, only the  fixed part of his income. Tbe honorarium which he rteeivct from ths to***  Former-You'll (lad no work around  , bviti,  ,    liuCus -Ah, lUunI you tne ioue thieving word*:-Ally Slopor's Halt UoW  t <J������y-        ____  Invented,  .I-..,   , ,        , ���������     ., ,  to put on the market Is a great thing."  "I'm beginning to doubt It."  "What! Why, there's plenty of money  in it.  Don't you boiler������ it'/"  "Yes.  Nearly all of mice is there."���������  Phlla.cfpbfa Press.  Tlio anfroeaftil abort cbnnge mnn I.  not ao called hccuuno he I* short of  change.  A man is seldom so deaf bt** wf %\  be c*o bear money talk,  at Robert Chilton's funeral that day,  was ushered.in. Shaking the snow  from his great coat, he sat down heavily before the fire, his face wearing a  stern expression.  "Mr. Vance, how long had you  known the deceased?" he abruptly Inquired. !  "About six months, sir.'1  "You met abroad?"  "Yes, sir���������in Paris. Mr. Chilton fell  seriously 111 at one of the hotels. He  wns alone, and I took care of him. He,  was pleased to think that my nursing  saved his life."  "You traveled with him afterward?"  "I did. I was a poor medical student. I had just tnken my degree. I  could act as courier and also keep  careful watch over his bodily health."  Dick smiled pleasantly, but tho clergyman's faco grew harder than before.  "Did be ever speak to you of his  family?"  "Only once���������Just before be died. He  snid they had betrayed, forsaken him;  that he wns worse than alono ln the  world, He made me promise to bury  him from his old borne, never Intimating that I was to be his belr. That  came as a complete surprise. Ob, sir,"  Dick added, with kindling eyes, "this  legacy means everything to mo���������success, hnppinoss, a prosperous career."  Looking at tho young man over his  spectacles, Mr. Bobbins said gravely:  "Then you aro not aware that Mr.  Chilton left a daughter and a grandchild?"  Dick turned pale, and all at once  thoro was a curious pounding ln his  ears.  "Nol It simply can't bol Ho would  have told mo"-  "It HceniH thnt ho did not. His daughter married ngnlhNt Ills wishes and he  novor forgave lier. 8ho Is now a widow,  a confirmed invalid, and vory poor.  Hor child, a girl of twenty, ls working  beyond hor strength for tho bare necessities of life, I sont word to them,  but it appears thoy did not rocelvo it in  tlmo to come,"  Thero was a sllonco which neither of  tho two soomed disponed to break.  Dick's forehoiid glistened with perspiration. IIo swept a shaking hand  nerom** It.  "Of course I understand why you toll  UlU UH������,    110 flll.1l UUhhll^,        luu iu.iii-  1 h.ft no light ta -the- pioi.tniy i-i^d  should give it up,"  Th* old minister frowned, snd wns  silent, Dick glanced llngoringly around  the room.  "1 won t tio iti" ho cried, Willi hint  angry vohwnence.  "tf Mr. Chlltom had  wanted his daughter to hnve It, he  would have left it to her.   It's tnlne-  mlnet  I intend to koop it!"  Mr. Bobbins rose and picked up bis  tint faiiii Uiu tiilil.-.  I    "I regrot pxceodlnffly your dedslon,"  be nuiil coldly. "Frankly. I'm dump-  j point-"d in you. Ooo<l night, sir." And  ; he walked out of the room,  | Dick ������������t for a long tlnm gazing Into  i the lire. His i'hiM>ks w*re flushed. The  I discarded daughter was nothing te  check for 21 ccntsroh.avcnrTlWIica'^il-  so he might keep it tp���������ob, to. reiuCUi-  bcr you by, I fancy, doggie! And father talked to him and, tliey ���������jscovc������'e-4  that they both had uncles who had.  fought togethpr in. tho civil M'fjr and al!  sorts of nonsense." The gh") survey el  the newest 'frowii. with i\amiration.  "Really, I should havo bct^, a sculptress, doggie. Your frowns s\rc befiutl-  ful!" .  Heiii'y Benton loomed hp In the  doorway unannounced. Jivi had met  Judge Voluey in the hall, ami had poen  told that he would find I3l|/yabetb by,  the library fire.  "I'm jealous of that dog, Jvilss Elizabeth," he said, stepping in.  "You should���������like him ^vy much,*  .said the girl saucily-, ;toBslhg her -cliin  in the air. and laying the "Umbrella on  tho floor as she came to groct. Bopton.  "I do, but I also Uko bis jnistre������s���������  very much."  The girl tried to pull*her b������ud from  the man's firm clasp, Her t������oo tufhed  prettily pink.  "I came hero tonight for the express  purpose of telling you how fixxjeh" h������  said, compelling her attention.  Tho girl traced figures oh the c^pet  for fully a mlnuto.  "Ellanbeth," began tlio maa softly,  putting ono hand beneath htf eblu-  "t  love you.   Do you believe \\jcY'  For answor tbo girl luU\ hor boa*  on his arm.  "And to think thnt I just -carved nn-  oil:-' .,.',.'..'..."i'i bin bro*v," she *al<l  a Jong tlii)(������ iiftonvnrd.  Hnnillrappcil,  Fnthor-I don't seo why tylUle M al-  ways mumbling nnd spriMvUhg over  tho sidewalk, Why, even a cat altfayl  Innds on Its foot.  ' Mother (������arcnstlenlly)-^t������jl, If Wil.  IIo hnd nft ninny foot ns n out lio c������hKl  doubt loss mimngo to land on nt Joast  two of thom too.-Detrolt J'V������ FreM.  A Paul I Ion ot n������spo>>Mf>lllt/������  A.  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MB*  NOW WITS WHifFA*  ^ Tfc# leadtog asiattsg periodteai or  tbe werM, wtti the suronml editorial  ���������US ot M|> tmtkMMt rmUlcaUiB.  flvtecrfptfon $8.00 ������ year (ln������i������<i-  lag 0. as,, Canadian, MHStstta pMtast!).  ������*ropl������ eopf tim. bond tot Ik**.  Cttefcgw  tOTUCATWM orncs  ���������Of Petri txrmt, New Verk  SHERLOCK HOLMtS, UK.  Another One of Hia Remarkable De-  dactioui Comes to Llglit.  Sherlock Holmes, Jr., clutched his companion's arm und said:  "Do you see that man?"  "Yes. You mean the one with the mustache aad goatee, don't yon't  "The same. He was awake sll last  iiight with the toothache. His wife  ������������������.anted to put the hot vruter bottle on  ������is cheek, but he wouldn't huve it, and  she made him promise to have the thing  ;julled today. His tooth isn't aching now,  hough."  "Then he Is a -friend of yours, Is he?  lYhy don't you introduce me?"  "A friend of mine? No. 1 never saw  dot until I called your Attention to him  i moment ago."  The great amateur 'uee-lve's companion shied away ilxe t married woman  ���������vbo sees Wu Ting ������'a<ig otning to ask  lueetions and vald:  "Sherlock, there's ao use talking. I've  :ot to quit associating with you. This  incanny way you have of nudiug out all  lbout people who are otrangers to you is  making me nervous. I'm afraid of you.  ilow do you know this man had the  oothacbe all last night?"  "Look at his eyes. They are all red.  They are the eyes of a man who has  teen robbed of sleep."  "Yes. 1 can see that his ey.s are red,  mt perhaps he is a victim of hay fever  ir something of that kind."  "No. If you could make deductions  ������������������ou would know better. Look nijain.  You will see a dentist's sign in a window  icross a street, there."  "Yes; I see It."  "I noticed that he gave a sudden stan  ���������vhen he happened to see that sign, and  iialf stopped as if he thought of going  iver, Then he put a hand up to his  cheek, assumed a cheerful look and hurled om So you. see his* tooth has quit  ���������iching."  "But how do you know he didn't have  ii hot water bottle against his cheek last  night?"  "Because he bus Just hod a shove. A  man never gets shaved the next morning  after letting his cheek rest upon a hot  water bottle. Of course his wife wanted  him to let her add to his misery by boiling his face, because that's always a woman's way in such a case of being kind."  "Perhaps. But 1 think you have left  one point unexplained. How do you  know th������ man has a wife?"  "Oh, but you're dull. You're about the  poorest deductor I ever saw. Didu't you  notice that he was wearing a hair watch  chain? Who but a man with a pood,  strong wife whose hair composed it  -would���������wear_oneu.of_those_thinKEJn,_tM8_  enlightened age?"���������Chicago Record-Her-  iM_   ���������   .  Her Gentle Hint.  "Are you very fond of your club.  John?" she asked.  "Why, yes," he said, "I like it pretty  well."  "I should think you'd be more careful-  of its reputation, then," she suggested.  Thereafter, when he came homo lat"  md had difficulty finding thc keyhole, ho  ;oId ber he hud been to the tboator. it  iieing immaterial to bim what kind of a  eputation tho theutov got.���������Chicago  Post,   Mechanically Considered.  As the clergyman dismissed tho newly  man-led pair he tucked the fee in his vest  pocket with a matter of course air, observing which, a friend remarked:  "1 imagine thut form of revenue musl  be un everyday affair with you. You  pocket It so mechanically."  "Why shouldn't 1 accept It mechnnlo  illy, good Bir?" replied tho divine. "It it.  ,'oiiippusation for joiner work, Isn't lt?"-  Utcbutond Dispatch,  No Oocawlon For ncraorno,  "Yos," tbe farmer said, "I've raised a  big crop of bops this year, but I ain't  luito cany ln my conscience when I think  uow It'll all be worked up into lager  beer."  "You may quiet your scruples," re  lied bis frlond from tbo city. "Science  as discovered several wonderful ways  if making boor by using Boniptbln-Ji  .henper tbun hop������."���������Chicago Tribune.  E  o(  Potting tho Other Foot In It.  Mother- I'tliol   If  tbo  very  image  what I wnH at ber nge,  tie��������� Ilenllyl   1 shouldn't bavo though'  it pnuslblo,  Mother (coldly)���������May I null why?  He (weeing bis error and Mtrivlni* to rei*-  Ify lu���������Oli--et*-I wns foigutting what i������  ���������ing tlmo ago that lutmt huvo boon.  At Another'* Afternoon Ten,  Flo���������I'm thinking sei'lously nf n-mirolnn  'IIUlllPHV,  Klie���������I thought you bad rotlird prrms  i������ntly.  "I thought so, too, but I nm! stitiio an  -use for uot attending my wife's after  ���������oon tuan."���������Brooklyn Llfo,  The flrst l>on��������� on nport ever j>v!nt������������rt  in tbt ISogHRb language wat a rhymed  trtatlir called tbo "Boko of St. Al-  bnns." Itu author being a woman, On me  Tutlnna Bernors. Its second -ptlltion was  pihiWd hf Wiiily.. %lm WvitJi- t;i il������'J.  A di'Mcoudant of ber family. Lord Bf������r������  uers. wna tbo translator of Frolxsurt'i  ���������Chronicles." It Is truo that old tnxnu  ���������cripta oilatod, such ns tho "Viwrle  dt Twocy" of tbi������ tlmo of Kdwnrd 11.,  but It wss Osmo .lullsna who wss tbo  real ancestress of sporting lltenituie  lh Enfflnnd. for aho mn������ rompoii'd nn  ���������ssajr oo hawking and uuoth-rr mi  "Pishing With nn Auifle." tho last bts-  Injr of such ������icollonco tlmr Izuuk Wui-  ton himself did aot disdain to Uko ���������  Mut Crtu- lt������ pages.  M. J. HENRY'S I  Nurseries. Greenhouses  and Seed houses.  ' Vancouver  B. C.  Htadquarten: for Pacific Coast  Grown garden, flower and field  New cro|> now in ������v.6 on test in  ourGreeihoiisep      A^k  yonr mer  chaiit for   tieni, in denied jiuckagee.  If he doehi.'t handle ihim we  will  niail  50 Assorted 5c Packages of Vegetable aud Fi '������ er Sv-> d , (iiur owu selection) suitable hi B l' liurduiia  For $1 00  SPECIAL PRICES ON YOUR BULK  SEEDS  B-O. GROWN FRUIT AND  ORN-tAiENTU TREE*  Now ready for Spring ship'nent.  Extra nice stock of 2 & 3 year  Apple Treer @ $20 00 per 100  "    @      $180 00 per 1,000  Maynard Plum, $1 00 each  hiiiian Prune,2yr,fine, $25 per JOO  Suuar Ptune, 2 yr. fine, $30 per 100  Full list of other stock at regular prices  No expense, los-t or delay of fumigation o  iuspectiou     Let me prioe your list before  piuoiug your  order  Grponliouse plartin, Floral Wcrk, flee Sup  plks, Fruit Packages,  fertilizers etc  Catalogue   Free.  Al. J. BEKKY  3010 "Westminster Road  >aiitLU\erB.C.  When In 1-ourtenay Stay At  The Cuurttnay Hotel  Every conveiit'ii->e for guests.  ���������The,Qaiitial_HoiuLfoi^apoxt������ffien___  None but the Best of Wines and   Liquors  ai  the  Bin-. '  RATES  REASONABLE  John Johnston,     Prop  :       WILLIAMS BROS  Liverv  . Teamsi'kkb ANi) Dkaymkn '.  -I Single and Doubj.b uic--*' ;  ! fou  IIikk.    Ail Ohdrrs- I  ��������� Pkomi'Tly  Attended to ���������  ��������� ������  "i Third St., Cumberland,B c'.  ��������� t  ���������  #���������<**���������'*������������������'������������������������'������������**    eeaeeema*,.  mmmmt���������������������������������������������, wii_in,���������.him��������� ������������������  m m^wmwmwmiiiwiiim��������� i;****y������***w^M������twi  When in Gn.in'berlaad  STAT? AT THE   VKSI.DME..  88     AliXi OONVI'NIRNOKH   VOU  GuiOTH,  Tim Hah m Sui'I'ijkh mm  Best Liquors and Cij;ars  0 f^NNRII  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOuOi  I Livery |  C w     c  ������        A1ST3D        g  C     I am prepared   to c  S     furnish Stylish Kiefs r  C     and do Teaming at C  x     ruasonalile rates. g  g I). KILPATRICK g  C CUMHI'KMND J  ? U OOtCGOOOOOOOOQOO  FOR    PRESENTATION  PURPOSES.  STERLING SILVER TEA. BET  QUADRUPLE SILVKU PLATED TEA and COFFEE SETS  OAKlNETSfjr TABLE SILVER  8U1JD GOLD WATCHES  LADIES and   GEN IS   WEST-  MINS'IEROHLVINGGLOCKS  SOLID     iiOLD    HEADED  CANES  Dn)������*i..ns Surpav-sed nowhere  Prices lower than elsewher  Ini-ciipuoii Engiaving free and at  P.   STODDART.  Watchmaker   and  Jeweller,  WaVerly Motel  riret-Clsss Ac-.r ;-1noo;!::,;ic->  .. ..at Reasonable Rat.ee ..  BEST OF WINES & LIQUORS.  S. SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.  INTERESTING        INSTRUCTIV.  CORRECT . ENQLISH-  hOW TO USE IT.'  A MoNTHtiY Maoazisk Dkviwkd to thi.  Use ok Kxgusu  Johkvhink TnuCK Bakkr, Editor.  Partial Contents for this Month.  t.'oui-M ia English f..r the Bi-jjui .������������������-���������.  ('our ;in E -^Liuii f(.r the. Adv-to-il Pop\  Pqw tn Increase One's Vocahuirtry.  1 he Arf of ('imveranioii  .-hoaliuud   V'ouid:    How to U.*i>- i'hem.  J^OJXilJiCiatioJna_.-;.Oenfcury_Diu^raiaty.)T_^^  lorreot Kug)i-h iu *.he  ���������.-���������iii!,  ' onect B g iuh iu thn iSuh'inl.  '���������^hat to Suv   >nd What.-Not. to Hay.  ���������'oursi-iuL   xr-Writbti uudl'-uuctuatior.'  \lpiiabe io I st of Ab'-rcvi'-'iom*.  iuuiai*.-.**. Ei.'ilmh foe the Bnsinesii Man  Oonipound U'ord.-    Ho v. to Write Them  itudi������������ in K������t|li������h Litcrnniin,  )1 a Year   Send 10c for sample copv  ���������JUKKKn RKfiLbH. Evanston, lli.  ���������BI10J CMiFOHD  COFRTENAY. B.C,  jgRliliDER'of    olsiein Ciitiie, Ches-  ier White I'i������s���������  Bnncd Plymout  Kockh, &c.  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  i  i    i ~������������������^���������.^���������^���������  CITY OF CUMBERLAND  STATEMENT'  For Year Ending Dec. 31et 1906.  Jan 1  1905, Cash in Bank $ 804..93  Tradu Licences, $1,757 50 "  Road Tax,... $  37400  Real Estate Tax $1.103 90  SaleofHorae, $.     20 00  Scale Accouut, ...$     43 75  Scavenger Account $1,033 00  Hall Rint, $    47 00  Rent laola tion Ho.*piul..$     7 75  Police Court $ 100 50    ,  Side Walk,. $     84 30  bog Tax, $     54 00  Pound Account , .$      6 00  $4,63170  TOTAL,       $5,430 (3-3   EXPENDITURE.   Advertising Accouut,. $ 68 70  Log TagR...*....' ..8   3 00  Drain Acoouuc  .$37 95  Tool Accouut $   9 40  Council Chamber -....$   2 60  Eleouoii Account, ���������. .$ 72 00  Fim Protection Account,. .$393 89  Refund R'>������<1 Tax i  12 00  6j-iIjU Ac. ior I li--���������",%,     ,t'"I-* 00  Water.lU-.tL-b, f   -i'n  I'lacki-iiiiiU./s lit-n ji \y: -.5  i'.orsf, 1-ijljli,   , " .' f Jx~ O'J  LiqhtiiiK Aca>u;.'.t-.���������  L' ur;  d*,use, ....... .$ 3 ������ OU  Itidl... -. .....5? b'-i his  h tree is, SSGOOU.  S ipph-b     ,   ,.$ 58 70  Suavvn^er Account, $ i4 3i> ,  hall Account,;    $ 24 8).  healt'i Ao ,  UiScsr ; .$12-') CO  Health Ac, Sundries;. ... .$   2 15  I-dolatiou Ho������^itai  $ 62 81  Othoe Account:'���������  Auditor, )9Ci ,$ lU 00  Premum Ck-rt's Bund, .$   li 00  Supplies,         $22 03  Polic- Court, ......$ 28 05  lutereat on oVorJratt,,. .$   5 35  Coal,,   ....$ 16 00  lntmrtii cu Premium, 1908.$ 53 90  InquoBt,.   ^ 10 00,  Donation July 12,...,. .$ 25 00.  Advciti-inn  *h>    2.00  Sundries ........$   o%  E. Prieut, Hurvejiug,. ..$ 2. ,;0  School Auoouut. $664 o5.  Sidewalk   Accouut,.... $3oi> 59  Uututid Hl-A E'ta.. >... $    7 5o  Wages   Ac    u  i.:���������* .  R. H.-ruul .8960 00  '���������y'ri. btu.i.-..*.',   ..... ..$y"ui.������o  h \\ , iSuu.,.,. .....    $240 uO  Jaut>d Abi-ai.ii.->       $__lj OU  ���������S5,305 78  _;_���������.���������__���������_^_���������_���������__���������;���������_^_ii;ji;_a5-  ���������*ASSErs-���������  Due->n S "-..ugerinu; Ajjo'c.   plO.iOOJ  ������������������    '��������� Real Esiiiit..' Auo't.      i'liii 6'0  "    '] dmewAik Aoc't. '.;<t 2b oO  ji-8'- HO  I hereby ctrtify that 1 iiavn*.e*-  iiiiiiiieO liie buck- ami   vom-iiK)'*  of  i j o City oi Cuii.berhuid   and  "dud  Miem curreci h< d a_*������������. i-r-.li above,  IT..A   ANLEY, City Auditor,  Ouujb rlaud B.C. Jau, 8, l_0ti.  mbtiOik  ������m  "CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A UNION.-'MAUK CIUAU  KO.M   THE���������  Cuban Cigar Factory  WC. J. BOOTH:, yrojjrutar,.  otel  SAMXJBL      C mOmimm^mTLB, Propribt  r;i.K..������h 'I x lilill/rON ivU'^-i on ta,. ��������� U|M(., til.n |i,���������,���������uh MILV'AUKKK  UKhR*!���������Auhi'iiuiT, lioiiwmiiin, Sohiivz, Ao. ���������'OLD UHKY Bl< Uiu"  bi'OTUH WHISKY, Bo*L. W.ne������ and Liquor* of all kind*  The II lard.llg ������n.i Unjii-fi'!-. purl.e,.^,, nu !,- t|t��������� ,'..,,,,0,1^,1 8U|)..*K*M..h*������'.u,"  of  M'V������  llaVlH, Will III! I -UMii  t'n'HJ,   :\n,i   j,,   ov,,ry hjH|j,j0C  RATES,  $1 oo per day upward*.  Campbell's : B KERY  A Fine Bolootlon of 0.1X18 alwayt on hand.  FHESH BRKAB every day.  Omftr* ior a^^UiAi. xjAMLbio promptly attended to.  Dunsmuir Avenus,  Cumberland,  m^wmSSmUMrnXm^Lm^Am WlfWlliWliiW������WW-i������WBW-WBWBWW  To Cure a Cold in One Day  'e Bromo Quinine Tablets,  Com Ortp  toTwoDay*.  OAtvwy  box. 25c 3/  THE CVMBFPIAM   FEU. 6  s.   Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,     -     -   .,', -      MGK  The columns of Thb News arr op������n to all  who wiah. to express therein views o matters of public interest.  While we do not hold ourselves re ->n<u-  ble for the utterances of correspondent., we  eaerve the right of declining to inner'  ouimuaieations unnecessarily personal.  V\ EDNESDAY,   February 213906  Msauimait & Eanaimo Bj  s. s. "Oity of nanaimo.  ���������VISXOieiJL���������cca^csc      eoxtte,  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling at   North  Saanich  Cowichan Bay,   Maple  Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  or passengers offer.  Leaves N.-.n.-i.mo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox  1 Leave's Xi.mox"Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Le.ives N.maimo Thursday, 7 a.m . fov  Comox and way ports.  Leai/Ci Comox Friday. 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Siils from Nanaimo Frida), 2 p.m.. for  Victoria, calling at Kuper and Thens  Islands, Crofton, Maple Bay, Co*\khan Bay and North Saanich when  freight and  passengers offer  North Saanich  when tide and weathei  conditions  permit.     >  VANCOtTVER - NANAIMO - LAPY  f^iTB   BCTTTE  S.S  "JOAN"  Sa'ls from Nanaimo for Vancouver  diily, except Suurdav* and Sunda\s 7  a in.  Sails from  Nanaimo fir   Vancouver.  ! Saturdays, at 8 a,m.  Sails from Nanaimo for Lad/smitl ,  Fridays and Saturdays'-*). 5^3 > p.m  Sails from   Ladysmith   for Nanaimo  Siturdays at 6 a.m.  Sailb from   Vancouver  for   Nanaim>-  d lily, except Saturdays and  Sundays n  l.,y> P-m.  Sails from Vancouver for N inaimn.  Saturdays al 3.3" p.m.  TIME TABLE  EFFECTIVE  OCTOBER 2iAt   1905.  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  Ko, 2~Dai!y. No. 4���������Sun .  A.M. r-M  De, 9 00 Victoria  D* 8 0*.  ���������'���������   ���������.28,...i...foln������tr������������nj' . ,., "   3 2*  " 10.24 Kuwiii*-'*. ,.* .... "   *-'lt  ��������������� 11 00. bunuan's     ������������������   6.On.  r k r m.  <������ 12 S5.. .Nnimiuio..   "   Q i'i  Ar 13.53.. Wellin^taD..... Ar. (1 K  W������LLX"T������* W TO VICTORIA  No. 1���������Dsvil N. 8-N.iu*!.,  AU, A.M.  De,  8.00 Wemngtrtn.... D������. 8 0  ������������������   8.20 NMiftimo  "8 1,1  10,02 Duioui's "   5 0t  ������������������ 10.42 Kienlg's  "   6 30  " 11.88 Coldmri'MTi  "   (Uv  Ar 13.08..., ...Viotoria Ar 7.0"  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets an sak*, \%ood over rail and ste-ii.-er  linei, al two nnd one-half cents per mile,  Special trains and steamers for Excur.  -jloni, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged foi on application to the  Dim, Pas*. Aflfent at Victoria,  The Company reserves the right to  ehange without previous notice, sHeamers  i.-iiling inter, nnd h^nm-. of snillw'  1'Svnrsion Tirkets on Sal-* from end to  all Station-*, good lor going journey Saturday and Sunday, returning not later  than Monday,  J  W. TROUP, Oon  Sup  H V flnmrt Her  O. L, COURTNKY, Dist. Frt. & 1>hm. Ag  NOTIOE.  Riding on locomotive* And  rail  way oAVo of thc  Union  Oollicry  Company by any prison or ]m  ions���������except train crew���������it strictly  prohibited.   Employee* are sub-  feet todiimiaaal for allowing Hame  By order  Frahcis D Littu  Manager,  SPORT  *nd Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  with  ROD and GUN  If you like to read of tbe experiences of  ���������nglers, shooters and campers or yachting;  or if you are Interested In country life, ask  your newsdealer for Foreat and Stream.  or write for free specimen copy, or send  twenty-five cents for four weeks1 trial trip.  Forest and Stream is a large Illustrated  weekly lournal, which contains the following  departments:  Game Barf and Gun.      Natural History.  Sea and River Fiahinrf,   Yachfinrf,  The Sportsman Tourist, Canoeing,  Rifle and Trap, Kennel.  We send free our catalogue of tbe best bopke  on outdoor lite and recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM PUB. CO.  346 Broadway, New York City.  Cheerful, Liars.  "I painted a winter sccno tho othpr day  that was so true lo nature that the thermometer Id my studio fell twenty degrees."  "Humph! That's nothing. 1 painted  a'portrait of Mr. Browu last year that  was so lifelike that 1 h-.ci to shave it regularly."   Only Tiv* ClnsufN.  Stenographer- Du you write "dont  madam" ot thi������ becinniu^ of u letter to  an unmarried woman V  Employer���������Yos; at the hepinninji of o  letter to any worvin, whether she i_  mm-ried or just w.iats to be.��������� Sotuer-  ville Journal.  . .'        1  HtvungeT. Now.  Mrn. Wn-rxs���������When my husbmiil  sought my l.iuiil in marriage, he wrote  his i,rt>p'o:-al oa one o,y Lis ������������������'���������;'.'s.  Mrs. Na.jrifM-*6_. then you were l.:a  v.-!i.:!;,.1 v.*hh*m',:iV How very romantic!���������  Ciiicugu Nt-v**,*  J>"   X.,t JVi-nu*. 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C. me************************************************  -A*  ������������������  -**  ���������*���������*���������*  EBEN HOLDEN  By IRVING BACHELLER  Copyrifnt.   1900,    by    LOTHROP   PUBLISHING    COMPANY  PVTVVTVTTTi  Hr^fWWWW'  *%%  He cut some boughs oi" homlocK growing near us Mini spread Iheui in n Utile  lollow. rJ'liat done, we covered tiicin with  the oilelntli and sat: down comfortably  by tlio lire, Uncle 1-lh had a serious  look and was not inclined to talk or  story toiling. I'.efore turning in he  nsked ine to kneel and say my prayer  as 1 had done every evening at. the feet  of my .mother. I remember clearly  kneeling before my old companion and  hearing the echo of my small voice  tliere in the dark and lonely woods.  I remember, too, and eveiV'more clearly, how he bent his head and covered  his eyes in that brief moment. I had a  great dread of darkness and imagined  much evil of the forest, but somehow  I had no fear if he were near me. "Wher  we had fixed the lire and lain down foi  the night on the fragrant hemlock and  *wi ��������� ry T\  It was a big boss.  covered ourselves with th,e shawl,  Uncle Eb lay on one side of me and old  Fred on the other, so I felt secure indeed. The night had many voices there  in the deep wood. Away in the distance I could hear a strange, wild cry,  and I asked what it was, and Uncle  Eb whispered back, " 'S n loon." Down  the side of the mountain a shrill bark  rang in the timber, and that was a fox  according to my patient oracle.' Anon  we heard the crash and thunder of a  falling tree nnd a murmur that followed in the wnko of the last echo.  "Big tree fallln'," snid Uncle Eb nu  he lay gaping. "It has t' break a wny  t' tho ground, an' it must hurt. Did  ye notice how tho woods tremble? IU  wo wns up abovo them we could see  tho hole thet tree hed made. Jes' like  nn open grave till the others hev filled  it with their tops."  My ears had gone deaf with drowsiness when n quick stir in tho body of  Undo Eb brought me bnck to my  MnsoR. II* was up on bis elbow listening, nna the nrolignt hnd sunk to ft  glimmer, Fred Iny shivering nml growling bosldo mo. 1 could hear no otlior  sound.  "Bo still," snid Uncle Eb ns ho boxed  tlio dog's emu Then ho roue nml begun to stir the Uro nnd lay on more  wood. As iho flntnc leaped nml threw  lis light Into the treo tops n shrill cry  like the scroiim of a frightened woman,  only louder anil more terrlblo to hour,  brought mo to my foot crying, I knew  tin; source of It wns nonr uk and run to  Uncle Kb In n IVnrful panic:.  "Hush, boy," hiiIiJ ho ns II riled nwny  nnd went echoing In Iho fur foreKt.  "I'll lake cure o' you. Don't bo Hcnlrt.  lie's more Trnlil uv us than wo uru o'  hhn.   IIo's iniiklii' off now."  We heard then n grout crackling of  (lend brush on tho mountain abovo us.  II mew fainter ns wo listened. In n  llltlfl whllo tho woods woro silent,  "It's Hie ol' iiuiu o' tho WOOllH," siikl  Undo Kb.   "'K'h out tiikln' n walk."  "Will ho hurl folks'.'" 1 lni|iili'Oil.  "Tow!" ho answered, ".les' as hurra*  Ihhs as a kitten."  N  ni.\rn:r. in.  ATl'KAI.I.V thuro wore a good  many thing* I wanted to  know nbout "Iho ol' man o'  I lie woods," but Undo Eh  wuii Wi lane no purl in nny lur liter vou-  vernation.  Ho I hail lo Ho down besido him ngaln  nnd think mit tho problem n������ best I  oould. My inliiil wiih never more acute*  ly conscious nnd It gathered ninny  i.tr.ume Inn���������:������������������.'.'.!.ms, wuti'l"t-*ng In th*  kingdom of four, ns I looked up tit tho  lien lujiH, i:*>* le LU Lid bulli .; furl-ma  tiro, nnd the wiirinth of it made mo  floopy nt last. Both ho nnd ohl Fred  hnd been snoring n long tlmo when I  ceaaod to lionr them. Uncle Eb woko  trie at daylight lu the morning Mid *������-*I'I  v%e utu������l U off to iUd U.v Uuil lie left  me by the fire a little while and went  looking on all sides and came back na,  wiser. Wo were both thirsty and started off on rough footing wiili-iut stopping to eat. We climbed and crawled  for hours, it seemed to me. and 'everywhere the fallen tree trunks were heaped" in'our way. Uncle Eb sat down on  one of thom awhile to rest.  "Like the bones o' the dead," said ba  as he took a chew of tobacco and picked at the rotten skeleton of a fallen  tree. We were both pretty well out of  breath and of hope also, if I remember  rightly, when we .rested again under  the low hanging boughs of a basswood  for a bite of luncheon. Uncle bib opened the little box of honey and spread  some, of it on our bread and butter. Iu  a moment I noticed that half,a dozen  bees had lit in the open box.  "Lord Harry, here's honeybees!" said  he as he covered the box so as to  keep them in and tumbled everything  else into the basket. "Make haste now,  Willie, and. follow me with all yer  might," he added. ���������''...  In a minute he let out one of the bees  and started running in the direction it  flew. It went but a few feet and thou  rose into the tree top.  "He's goin' t' git up into the open  air," said Uncle Eb. "But I've got his  bearin's. an' I guess he knows the way  all right."  We took the direction indicated for a  fewr minutes, and then Uncle Eb let out  another prisoner. The bee flew off a  little way and then rose in a slanting  courso to the tree tops. He showed us,  however, that we were looking the  right way.   '  "Them little fellers hev got a good  compass," said Uncle Eb as we follow-  ed the line of the bees. "It p'ints home  ev'ry time an' never makes a mistake."  We went farther this time before releasing another. He showed us that we  had borne out of our course a little, and  as we turned to follow there were half  a dozen bees flying around the box as if  begging for admission.  "Here they are back ag'in," said Uncle Eb, "au' they've told a lot o' their  cronies 'bout the man an' the boy with  honey."  At length one of them flew over our  heads and back in the direction we had  come from.  "Ah, ha," said Uncle Eb, "it's a bee  tree, an' we've passed it, but I'm goin*  t' keep lettln' 'em In an' out. Never  heard o' a swarm o' bees goin' fur  awny, an* 60 wo nius' be lieur the  clenrin'."  In n little while we let one go that  took n road of Its own. The others had  gone back over our bends. This one  boro off to the right in front of us, anil  wo followed. I wns riding In the basket nnd wns flrst to soo tho light of the  open through tho tree tops. But I  didn't know whnt it mount until I  heard tho henrty hurrnh of Unolo Eb.  We had como to smooth footing In a  grove of maples, and tbe clean trunks  stood up ns straight ns a grnulte column, Presently we camo out upon  wldo fields of corn nnd clover, nnd ns  we looked back upon tho grove It bad  a rounded front, and I think of It now  as the vestibule of tho grent forest.  "It's n rog'lnr big tomb," snid Undo  Eb, looking back ovor IiIh shoulder 'nto  the gloomy envorn of tho woods,  Wo could see n log house In ino clearing, nnd wo mado for It iih fust hn om  logs would curry us. Wo luul n mighty  thirst, nnd when wo enmo to n llttlo  brook In the meadow wo lay down  nnd drunk nnd drank until wo woro  fairly grunting with fullness. Then  wo filled our tonpot nnd wont on. Mon  woro reaping wllli thoir ornillon In n  Hold of grain, nml ax wo iionrod tlio log  en bin a woman enmo out lu tho door-  ynrd nnd, lifting n shell to hor lips,  blow n blast thnt rushed over tlio flouring and rang In tho woods beyond It,  A loud linlloo enmo bnck from tho mon.  A small dog rushed out at Fred,  barking, and, I suppose, with somo Inek  of respect, for the old dog In Id hold of  lilm In n violent K������nmor mid wont bim  nwny yelping. Wo must hnvo present*  od nn evil aspect, for our olothos wore  lorn nnd wo wero both limping with  fatigue, Tho wouiuu bud a kindly face  ���������nd, after looking nt ns ������ moment,  C'-J .f ���������-'.* f*    ^.)'}    efnni.     I     ]   ,tf,,vf*    ������n*fs    f}f}f\    JjOl'I  my small face In hev bunds, turning it  so she could look into nu; eyes.  "Vou poor Iiiiin crlt^b" said she;  "where you goin y"'V ' <-J  Uncle Eb told hor something about  my father nnd mother bolng dead and  our going west. Then who hugged and  kissed me and mado mo very miserable,  I reiiioiubrr, welting my fnec wftli lier  tears, thnt were quite beyond ray comprehension.  "Jethro," said she as the men came  Into llie ynrd, "I want ye t' lo������k at tbit  boy.    Did yt ever aee such ji eunnlo'  little critter? Jes' look at them brignt  eyes!" And then she held me to her  breast and nearly smothered me and began to hum a bit of an old song.  "Yer full o' mother love," said her  husband as he sat down on the grass  a moment. "Lost her only baby, an'  the good Lord has sent no other. I  swan, he has got purty eyes. Jes* as  blue as a May flower. Ain't ye hungry?  Come right in, both o' ye, an' set down  t' the table with us."  They made room for us, and we sat  down between the bit re elbows of the  hired men. I remember my eyes -came  only to the top of the table, so the  \',0rp7in-n, ch?"  good woman brought the family Bible,  and, sitting on that firm foundation, I  ate my dinner of salt pork and potatoes  and milk gravy���������a diet as grateful as it  was familiar to my taste.  "Orphan, ehV" said the man of the  bouse, looking down at me.  "Orphan," Uncle Eb answered, nodding his head.  "God fearin' folks?"  "Best in tho world," said Uncle Eb.  "Want t'  bind  'im   out?" the man  asked.  "Couldn't spare 'im," said Uncle Eb  decisively.        ���������    ,  "Where ye goin'?"  Uncle Eb hesitated, groping for an  aiisweiH-Tl-suppose,-that-w*:ould-do~no.  violence to our mutual understanding.  "Goin' t' heaven," I ventured to say  presently, an answer that gave rise to  conflicting emotions at the table.  "That's right," said Uncle Eb, turning to me and patting my head.  "We're on the road t' heaven, I hope,  an* ye'll see it some day, sartln sure,  if ye keep in the straight road and be a,  good boy."  After dinner the good woman took  off my clothes and put me in bed while  she mended them, I went asleep then  and did not awake for a long time.  When I got up at last, she brought a  big basin of water and washed me  with such motherly tenderness in voice  and manner that I have never forgot-  teu it. Uncle Eb lay sleeping on the  lounge, and when she had ��������� finished  dressing me Fred and I went out to  piny in the garden. It was supper  time in a little while, and then again  tho woman winded the shell and the  men came up from the field, We sat  down to eat with tbem, as we bad dono  at noon, and Uncle Eb consented to  spend the night after some urging. He  helped them with the milking and as  I stood beside him shot a Jot of the  warm white flood into my mouth tbat  tickled lt so I ran away laughing,  The milking dono, I sat oa Uncle  Eb's knee in tbe dooryard with all the  rest of that houiohold, bearing many  tales of the wilderness aud of robbery  ond murder on Pnrndiso road. I got  the impression that it was a country  of unexampled wickedness and ferocity  ln men and animals. Ono man told  about tho ghost of Burnt bridge���������how  tho brldgo hud burnt one afternoon  mid how a certain traveler In the dark  of the night, driving dowu the hill  ubovo It, foil to his deuth nt the brink  of tho culvert.  "An' ovory night slnco then," said  tho man very positively, "yo enn hour  lilm drlvln' down thot hill jos' as plain  ns yo can hour mo talkln'-tho rnttlo o'  the wheels nn' nil. It stops sudden,  an' then'ye enn hear Mm bit the rocks  way down there at the bottom o' thc  gulloy an' groan an' groan. An' folks  sny It's n curse on tho town for lenvln'  thot hole open."  "What's a ghost, Uncle Eb?" I wbls-  pored,  "Sumtliln' like n awlft," be answer-  111.     HIU IIUl NO powotiui.     WC ilf it id ti  piitithir his' -liijul.t," he udded, turning  to our host. "Hollered like sin when  lio nee tho lire."  "Sonlrt!" snid the mnn o' the house,  gnplng. "That's what filled him. I've  livoii twenty y.itr ou laiiiumu tu.ui, mu'  It wns all woods when I put up tbe  cabin. Keen door on tho doorstep an'  boars In tho gnrden, sn' panthers in the  Holds. But I tell ye there's no critter so  terrible ns a man, All tho nnlmnls  know 'Im how ho rnriiN nn' spits flre  nn' smoko nn' lend so It goes through a  Lnl.v or biirs off a leg. mebbe. Guess  they'd made friends with me, but tbera  J didn't kill wont awny smnrtln' wltb  holes In 'om. An' I guess they told nil  tuoir people 'bout me-the terrible critter that walked oa lu hiud legs au' bed  a -white face an' drew up an* spit 'ia  teetb into their vitals 'cross a ten acre  hit. An' purty soon tbey. concluded  they didn't want t' hev no truck with  me. They thought this clearin' was tbe  valley o' death, an' they got very careful. But the deer they kep' peekin' in  at me. Sumthin' funny 'bout a deer���������  they're so cu'ru������. Seem's though they  loved the look o' me an' the taste o' the  tame grass. Mebbe God meant em tf  serve in the yoke some way an' be th������  friend o' man. They're the outcasts o'  tbe forest, the prey o' the other animals, an' men like 'em only when they'r������  dead. An' they're the purtiest crittei  alive an' the spriest au' the mos' graceful."  "Men are the mos' terrible of all crit-  tors, an' the meanest," said Uncle Eb.  "They're the only critters that kill fei  fun."  "Bedtime," said our host, rising pres*  ently. "Got t' be up early 'n the morn-  fu'."  We climbed a ladder to tho top flooi  of the cabin with the hired men, ol  whom there were 4wo. The good lady  of the bottle had made a bed for us ob  the floor, and I remember Fred cama  up the ladder, too, and lay down bo*  Bide us. Uncle Eb was up with the  men in the morning, and at breakfast  time my hostess came and woke me  with kisses and helped me to dress.  When we were about going she brought  a little wagrfi out of the cellar that  bad been a plaything of her dead boy  and said I could have it. This, wonderful wagon was just the thing foi  the journey we were making. When  I held the little tongue in my band I  was halfway to heaven already. It  had four stout wheels and a beautiful  red box. Her brother had sent it all  the way from Now York, and it had  stood so long in the cellar it was now  much in need of repair. Uncle Eb  took it to the tool shop in the stable  and put It in shipshape order and made  a little pair of -thills to go in place of  the tongue. Then he made a big flat  collar and a back pad out of the leather in-old boot logs and rigged a pair of  tugs' out' of. two pieces of rope. Old  Fred was quite cast down when he  stood in harness between the shafts.  He waited patiently to have his,collar fitted; he had grinned and panted  nnd wagged his tail with no suspicion  of the serious and humiliating career  -he-was-entering-uponr���������Now^he-stobd-  with a sober face, and his aspect was'  full of meditation. .  "You flghtin'.bound!" said Uncle'El).  "I hope this '11 improve yer character "t  Fred tried to sit down wheu Uncle  Eb tied a leading rope to his collar.  When he heard the wheels rattle and  felt the pull of the "wagon he looked  back at it and growled a little and  started to run. Uncle Eb shouted  "Whoa!" and held hlra back, and then  tho dog got down on his belly and  trembled until we patted his head and  gave him a kind word. He seemed to  understand presently and came along  witb a steady stride. Our hostess met  us at the gate, and the look of her face  when she bade us goodby arid tucked  some cookies into my pocket bas always lingered in my memory and put  in me a mighty respect for all women, The sound of her voice, the  team, the waving of her handkerchief  as we went away aro among tho things  that bave- made me what I am.  We stowed our packages in the wagon box, and I walked a few miles and  tben got into the empty basket. Fred.  tipped his load over once or twice, but  got a steady gait in tbo wny of industry after awhile and a more cheerful  look. We had our dinner by tho roadside on tbe bank of a brook an bour or  so after raldday and came to a little village about sundown. As wo were near-  ing it thero was some excitement among  tbe dogs, and one of tbem tackled Fred,  He wont Into battle vory promptly, the  wagon jumping and rattling until it  turned bottom up, He-enforced by Uncle Eb's enne, be soon saw the heels of  bis aggressor and stood growling savagely. He wns like tbo goal in a pua-  r.le iiui7.ii, nil wound and tangled, in his  hornets, and it took somo time to got  his face before him and his feot'free,  At n small grocery, where groups of  men just out of the fields wore sitting,  their arms baro to tho elbows, wo  bought more bread and butter. In paying for It Uncle Eb took a package out  of his trousers pocket to get his change,  It was tl-Kl In a red handkerchief,  and I remember it looked to bo about  tbe size of bis fist, Ho was putting it  back when It fell from his hand heavily, and I could hear the chink of coin  as It struck, One of the mon who sat  near picked it up and gave it bnck to  Ulus, A. I ivuntui'ijiu lid, ut.) k.n...>.).,  bad ua crll flavor, for he wlnV.nl at his  companions, wbo nudged each other as  they smiled knowingly. Undo Eb was  a bit cross when I climbed into tbe  basket, and walked along In silence so  rupnwy a wuiittiu lite uum, iu i������vci> pA*.\).  The leading rope was Hod to tho stock  ef tho rifle, and Fred's walking gait  was too slow for the comfort of bin  nock.  TO BB CONTINUED.  8R Y2UNG  FSLK  WRITING WITH FIRE.  How a Boy and  Girl Can Produce a  Clever Little SBiow.  Did you ever see any one write his  name with flame on a piece of paper  without burning anything? The fire  seems to travel over the sir.-face until  the letters are all outlined, and then  it goes out. It looks very weird indeed,  especially if the lights have been turned down, but it's nothing but a trick,  and any boy or girl can do it. What  you need is a few cents' worth of saltpeter, which you can buy at any  apothecary's shop, and some pieces of  THE FIRE WEITIKG SHOW.  unsized paper. Drop the saltpeter into  a bowl of water until'no more will dissolve. Then take a wooden toothpick  or any other sharpened stick, dip it iu  the'���������saltpeter and write whatever you  like on the paper.  A* regular little show might be arranged by a clever boy, or a girl, either,  for that mutter. It ���������might.better be  both. The boy could be stage manager  and tell a wonderful little tale about,  the -way his star conjurer had been spirited away to some Uider Haggard land,  mysterious powers over fire known  only to the natives of the novelist's  strange land. He will then introduce,  mademoiselle the wizardess, who will  iroceed to do wonderful things with the  fire. She will hold the paper and tho  match in her hand, and after saying  the spell in tlie language of this strange  "people of the mist" tlie fire ,will,begin to travel over tlie paper, perhaps  spelling a motto or outlining somo  weird or familiar animal, Of course if  you got a good look at the papers you  would see a pencil mark indicating  whore tho match should be applied, but  otherwise tho paper would appear unmarked. The saltpeter dries quickly  and on unglazed paper will not show.  THE FLOUR MERCHANT.  A Came of Word* In Which Yon Most  Be Quick and Careful.  The' ono who personates tlio flour  merchant will try every way to dispose of bis stock of flour, asklug question after question of tlie others, who  must in tbelr answers be careful not to  uso these words-rflour, I, yes or no, as  thoy nro forbidden,' and the one who is  caught using them will have to pay a  forfeit.  Tbo flour merchant must persevere In  his endeavors to mako tbe players uso  ono of the interdicted words. For in-  Btanco;  "Do you wish any flour today?"  "Tbero is none required."  "But you will soon want It. Let me  porsuado you to tako some."  "That Is impossible."  "Why so? It Is the very best flour,  ���������lust look at It, It ls so very fine and  whlto."  "Tho quality Is a matter of Indifference to ino."  "Hut It will mako such good, iweot  bread.   Do tako some."  "You have had my answer,"  "Havo I? I must bave forgotten It  What was It?"  "My answor was decidedly not any."  "Bui, madam, consider. It la a very  reasonable price."  "I will not take nny."  The flour merchant, having succeeded  In milking bor say "I," proceeds to the  noxt one. ":   I.III-WW        1  According to tho NvltWi Modlonl  Journal, men's nocks nro longer than  tboy usod to bo.  The Sultan of Morrocco owes Iiis  well-organized army of 20,000 mon, to  which, in war time, 80,000 Irregulars  could bo ad'b'd, entirely to tho  Scotchman, Kald Sir Harry Mnebvin.  who drnws n salary of jnr-.onn n yonr.  The Itartier'n Art.  T>io   hnr1>r>v'u   nrt   in   E'!.""*:   duier,  from tho time of Alexander tho Great,  B. C. 830. Ho ordered every soldier  to shavo lest tho beard should give a  bundle to bis enemies.  flOTernment Nolo Pnrtrnlti,  In lS7-Ti congress punned a law forbidding the engraving of iho portrait*  of living mon upmi postage Kinmps,  noto or other government securities  after that date. Pronoun to that timo  tbe honor had been given to several  men of more or leu political Importance i  f     CUMBERLAND NEWS  Cumberland, B.C  be can mm  TO BIS WORK NOW  Manitoba Man Cured by Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  i  He Echoes a Statement Made by  Thousands of the People of the  Prairies.  Giroux, Man.JDec. 18���������(Special)���������  Mr. Philias Normadeau, a well-known  resident of this place, is one of thousands of Manitobans who have found  relief from pains and aches of Kidney  Disease in Dodd's Kidney Pills. Mr.  Normandeau is always ready to say :  a good word for the remedy that j  brought back his health.  "Yes, I can tell you Dodd's Kidney  Pills made a cure of me," he says. "I  had Kidney Disease for three years  At times I got so bad I could hardly  attend to my work. I took just five  boxes of Dodd's Kidney Pills and my  pains and aches are all gone and  I can work as well as anybody. To  anybody who has trouble with their  kidneys all I can say is 'use Dodd's  Kidney Pills.'"  Dodd's Kidney Pills always cure  sick Kidneys. With well Kidneys  you can't have Bright's Disease, Diabetes, Dropsy, Rheumatism or any of  those other fearful and fatal diseases  that spring from sick Kidneys.  A Terr Senaltfr*. tmij,  A young lady endowed with  most sensitive nerves mentioned oae  evening to a few friends assembled in  her drawing room that she had a horror of tlie rose. "The perfume of this  flower," said she, "gives me a severe  headache and faintness." The conversation was interrupted by the visit of  a fair friend who wore a rosebud in  her headdress. Our fair heroine turned  pale directly, tossed her arms and fell  gracefully in a swoon upon the ottoman.  "What a strange nervous susceptibility! What a delicate and Impressionable organization 1" cried the spectators. "For mercy's sake, madam, go  away! Don't you see that you bave  caused this attack?" <  "I?" replied the astonished lady.  "Yes, of course it is tbe perfume of  tbe rosebud in your hair."  "Really, if it is so I will sacrifice the  guilty flower, but judge before you  sentence."  The flower, detached from the bead-  dress, was passed from���������haud to hand  among the spectators, but their solicitude soon gave way to a different emotion. The fatal rosebud was an artificial one!���������London Leader.  The Quality of  Ceylon Natural Green Tea is Unapproachable.  It Ss entirely free from dust, dirt and coloring  matter, therefore it is absolutely pure.  Lead Packets Only.  40c, 50c, and 60c per Ib.   By all Grocers.  Highest Award St, Louis, 1904.  THRU  TOURIST  SLEEPING CARS.  The Secretary of the Forestry Convention has been informed by His Excellency the Governor General that  he will have much pleasure in opening the Canadian Forestry ' Convention in Ottawa on the 10th January  next.  Sunlight Soap is letter than other soaps,  bat is belt when uied in the Sunlight way.  Say Sunlight Soap and follow direction!.  Congress of the U. S. has the largest Republican majority in the history of the government. The house  has 250 Republican members out of a  total of 387 members. In the senate  there are 57 Republicans out of a total membership of ninety.  When Woman Shop..  ��������� There is a curious twist In woman's  nature that forbids her to go shopping  at the sales alone. She wants a leugth  of lace, a cheap skirt, a blouse. She  has the money in her pocket for the  purchase. But she must have companionship. Sbe arranges to" meet other  women who havo either no money or  no needs, and the companionship, having lunched together, go joyfully to the  purchase���������a curious illustration of the  altruism of woman.  Ono may perhaps indicate the contrast���������which may be to the feminine  advantage. A woman wants a new  hat. Sho issues invitations to intimate  friends to come and see her buy one.  A man wants a now hat. The selfish  beast never dreams of inviting his male  friends to spend an afternoon in seeing  him suited and fitted. Probably there  is ho man living who, being in want of  a new evening suit, gave a friend the  delight of helping him in the choosing  of the cloth, the measuring and the  final fitting. Arid yet there are those  who think women have not so good a  time as meu!���������London Chronicle.  The Burlington Route take pleasure  in announcing the completion of arrangements for the running of through  Tourist Sleeping Cars from Winnipeg  to Montreal for accommodation o  Canadian Excursionists on Monday,  Dec. 18th, Tuesday, Dec. 19th, Wednesday, December 20th.  These cars will be of the latest  high grade pattern, and contain fourteen sections, and: the price for a  double.berth (which will accommodate  two people, from Winnipeg to London  and intermediate points will be?3.50,  and to points beyond London including Toronto and Montreal will b  $4.00. They will leave Winnipeg on  above dates at 17:20 via the Canadian  Northern to Emerson, Great Northern  to St Paul, Burlington Route to Chicago and Grand Trunk to destination.  Direct connections made at Winnipeg  and Morris with all trains from the  west.  Remember the dates, Dec. 18, 19 &  20, and be sure' tickets are routed as  the car goes, viz: Can. Nor.,Gt. Nor.  Burlington   Route and Grand Trunk.  Reservations can be made through  any Canadian Northern Agent or by  telegram or by letter to the undersigned: '  Frank T. Lally, Travelling Passenger Agent, Queen's Hotel, Winnipeg,  Man.; F. M. Rugg, N.W.P.A., St.  Paul, Minn.  The Hodeatr of Hokvaat.  Yeung artists, not gaining distinction  early, bave bad various instances to  quote as showing that masterly performance often came late in life. In  Dora Amsden's book on Japanese art  .-It is set forth that this is what the  celebrated Japanese artist Hokusal  wrote about himself: "From the age of  six I had a mania for drawing the  forms of things. By the time I was  fifty I had published an infinity of designs, but all I have produced before  the age of seventy is not worth taking  into account. At seventy-five I learned  a little about the real structure of nature���������of animals, plants and trees,  birds, fishes, and insects. In consequence, when I am eighty I shall have  made still more progress. At ninety I  shall penetrate the mystery of things.  - At a hundred I shall certainly have  reached a marvelous stage, and when I  am 110 everything Ydo���������be it but a line  or dot���������will be alive. I beg those who  live as long as I do to see if I do not  keep my word." Hokusal died in 3849  at the age of eighty-nine.  Queen's university council will ask  the. Ontario government for a grant  of $75,000 for a biological building for  Queen's Medical College and $7,500 a  year  for maintenance.  Margaret mt An.trfa.  Bearded women have been very numerous. . The most noted of the number was the famous Margaret of Austria, appointed by Charles V. to be  governor of the Netherlands. She had  a long, stiff black beard and, conceiving the idea that it added to the majesty of her appearance, was very careful  of it and so combed and trained it as  to make it seem much greater than it  waa.    .-L  NEED   THIS.  We have a book we want everybody to read, ancfwhich costs nothing to obtain. It is the free descriptive booklet, telling all about  the most up-to-date publication in the world.   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P,  Dee.    05  Pleas* rta-tmlMr that etery aatgtat hare -simtfe*s4 ll eel Mt I* peenler f������eg������afe| ������e we cm tail t* antftrtttatf thank, Ua<ar������taa������lag \hoaa,  yon me, wltbMfc Uw Umi 4l0Uultf, MilmUat* tti* tararmatla* thay yX.Xi. Hurt Is ee eMer war at taqalrlac kaawlfftg*  tocTioj  A TRAGIC ISLAND.  Lite Ik  Sakhalin, a Settlement Fwv  * Violent Convictii, , \       '%*.  Sakhalin, the island which Japan iii  now taking���������or, rather, retaking���������from  Russia, is the place to which Russia  lends her violent convicts^..The con*  Vict in Siberia haa some "liberty to console bim for his detention, but the con-,'  vict in Sakhalin none. When a party  of convicts (having been pronbunced  ������������������violent" by the governor of the Siberian station) are landed in Sakhalin  the procession to the jail.is as follows;  First among the prisoners, come men  with fetters on their legs and linked  together ln pairs, the clanking of their  chains making a lugubrious noise.  Next come half a dozen men, each  without fetters, but secured by tht  hands to a long iron rod. Then follow  female prisoners, and after them, the  most affecting part of the whole, thi,  wives and children who have elected  to accompany into exile their husbands^  and fathers. Behind them rumble  "telegas," or rough wagons, wherein  are transported baggage and thos*  children who are too young or infirm  to walk.  When on the march the prisoners art:  allowed three poun'ds of bread and-,  one-half pound of meat each per diem,  and they are not forbidden ,to receive  alms.   But when they arrive at their  destination their lot is a pitiful1 one.  Their cells are damp and fungus cov-.  ered* their food is less than the allow- >  ance during the Journey, and;tbeir work''  in the salt mines ls most exhausting.���������������  Most of the prisoners are very igno-f;-  rant.   Few of them can read, except- -J;  ing the Caucasians, but they are all*;  put to the same laborious work, and ia $  the event of their being physically uu- ���������  able to perform  their allotted tasks  their punishments are very cruel. The '  English cat-o'-nine-tails. ls nothing to -  the terrors of the "bodiga."   In this instrument of torture the prisoner is so':*  fixed that he can neither move nor cry ;'���������  out, and wire thongs, bound at the end ''-  with pointed tin, strike his back at*;  frequent intervals.  Other tortures to which prisoner's are  .  " subj eHM^areTSo area af ai*^to~wrlte^~  about, and during all these tortures the y  prisoner is prevented by gags f 11,0m obtaining  even   the  poor   r'ejifctf', o_ i*a' \  scream.   Surely the horrors of the salt ?.  mines of Uetskaya are nothing com-)  pared with the abominations of gakhl-  lln.-Pall Mall Gazette. ,   . .  ���������*������-  Norirar'a Merchant Marlae.  The earnings of the Norwegian mer-.,  chant marine, especially of vessels en- ��������� ���������  gaged In the carrying trade between  foreign ports, constitute "a large por-'  tion of the national revenue. Norway's  merchant marlno is fourth Jn,,������Ue.,t  among the merchant marines of the  world, bolng exceeded only by th'ose'of  tho United Kingdom, the United State.  .  and Germany.    Its total tohnnj;o,,is''  nearly 1,500,000 tons as agiilust, 025,-  CQ0 tons for Sweden.  Ita total earnings  In  1002 wero $29,700,000'as  agalhst     .',������  113,400,000 earned  by  Swedish  mer- '  chautmen, whllo the amounts earned v  by   Norwegian   vessels   ln   carrying  freight   between  foreign  potts  only  woro $22,375,000 as ngnlnst $3,044,000  earned by Swedish vessels for similar  sorvlcos.���������Harper's Weekly.  Ilaokor ami the Kn.laer,  In recognition of his services In connection with tho decoration of Berlin  for tho German  royal  wedding  the  kaiser has conferred tho fpur'lt class .V  ordor of the crown on Professor liock- ���������'  er, tho well known artist.   In obedience to the emperor's orders, the pro-  fossor sketched a design for tho decorations which pleased his majesty so  much  thnt ho exclaimed  in  his  impulsive manner;   "Like that It shall  lie dono, nnd no ono Hhiill Interfore,  l)o Just as yon like,"   On the evening  beforo the entry Into Berlin of the  Duchess Cecilia tlio kaiser drove over  tho route to Inspect tho decorations',  and, Btopplng nt tho opera ltowso, lopkod  up nt tho artist standing on the roof. s-  Clapping his  hniids,  bo 9alied  out:  "jliruvo!   Bravo!"     ,  Ne Vo.txr la ilia loalM  ratriek-Phat'a thot yez duf ( up,  llolko? Mike-Only a clothespin, Patrick amllunnntly) - Only a clothespin,  is lt! Ocb, but it's littlo poetry ye*  have In y'r soul, Molke. T'Ink av tbe  aoorea av shwato mouths thot same  clothespin may bavo boon into.  ' ��������� <<  ���������     :       5  \,  ���������     "���������"' ' '"-'���������<  * Friendly SuKKfutlov,  Borcm-That flvc-yenr-old boy of  ���������mine f������et*j< oft unmi- fooil 1hlnt������������ This  morning at breakfast ho said- Knox  (luterruptlng)-llo should have them  copyrighted. Boroiu-Why? Knox-To  keep you from reproducing tbem.  A Drawback.  "Did your huslmud J)nd that golf  ImprovM bts l!*������nlth?"  "Yen; It Improved his health. But  miles* lie lennis to play better it will  spull Ills dlnporfUloi*i."- llsrhantre. ;*ku*������Wm^^  ���������Am  New Good  for Early Spring Sewing  We have received our  first shipment of  Lawns, Nainsook, Organdies, Persian Lawn,  Tucked Nainsook,   Colored Dimities.  Embroideries, Lace, Allover Lace  Allover Embroideries, etc.  These goods are direct from the  oountry and are a_t>eautlful lot.  CALL AND SEE THEM.  old  %IGGS & WHYTE  5c. LOAF.  Plain and Currantl  SCONES  18c Dozen  Xinced Steak Pies on Saturdays  3 for 18c*  DUNSMUiP AVENUE.  Before Ordering  HARNESS  YOUR  SINGLE*  CALL AND GET  MY   PRICES  Now that the new Board of Trustees in fairly launched on its career,  we wonder if they will take the bull  by the horns and Pee to it that  teachers confine their time to the  duties for which the public pay  them? In the case of the Enterprise editor, the Department inform  ed the Board clearly that the matter waB-in their hands. Member**  of the Board have openly eta led  that the principle wae wrong, so it  looks as though it were up to that  body to make it right. Now that  property is to be taxed for school  purpogetjand that aalariesjofJeach^.  X. C. MOUNTING,      $10.00  DAVIS HARD RUBBER   Si$ oo  NICKEL MOUNTING Sis oo  SOLID NICKEL $20 oo  GENUINE RUBBER   $2000  FUee yonr order early and avoid the rash  If yovt purcustie one of the shove sets and  after using it there is sny defect, I am prepared to make it good.  sswrsm  ..LU.tJtf-m  Wesley Wiilard.  Why Punish  Yourself  By buying Ill-shaped foot*  wear T ** Leckle  Boots" require no  brei.klng'ln, They fit like a  glove ths flrst time they are  tried ob, sod will stand more  bud wear than say other  beets sold In Canada to-day.  Tbey we made over foot*  form lasts, In sll qualities,  from th* heaviest boots for  loggers, prespeotors and  miners to smart oity boots  for businiss men's street or  rainy day wear.  Ask fer Leekle Boots at  your dealers and look for  tht itada mark oa the sole.  ere are exempt, is it a strictly con  -cientious action to pay salaries to  business men? If. on the other  hand, a salaried person desires to go  into bu-dneps, by all means let him  go, and take his chance in the swim  and pay the salary relinquished to  someone���������and the<-e are many waih  ing��������� who will be glad to draw the  salary and do the work without dab  bling in buHiness.       '  The City Council are now In full  control of the schools. Would that  body approve of, say Mr Banks con  trading to supply lumber, or Mr  Nunns, tbe City Cle-ik, putting in  bids for printing? We venture to  say no. Yet Mr Nunns' civic salary isemall compared with theeohool-  master's.  ,���������-"' o-    With a life boat on tbe way, the  promise of others when built, the  placing of a strong light on Araplii-  trite Point where the Pass of Melfort  was reoently wrecked, it would seem  that the recent strong representa*  tions made to the Dominion Govern  ment had I'orne fruit. None too  soon however, for the prioe paid for  this prompt action in lives and properly by the loss of the first named,  the Valencia and other crafts, is a  high one.  auation sale large enough to draw buyers  from a distance  By the breeders co-operating ia the matter we -i"de to cohduct a sale witb the lease  possible t xpeuae to the contributors, and so  make it- ������*uffiv ieutly large to attract buyers  from til parts of the Province, At the  same time it ia our desire to bring buyers  and sellers together uncer the most favorable eiicU'imtauoex, so that good animal,  may lie obtaiued at moderate rates, and the  live Mtock improved iu evera part of B. C.  We exp<cu tbere will be offered for sale  30 to 35 young bulla of the Shorthorn, An.  gua and liereford broads, along with a similar number ot heifers and cow* of the same  breeds.. We also expeot a large number of  thc Dairy breedb, including Jerseys, Hol-  steina and Ayrshire*. Bulla from oue to  four years of age, cows in milk, and young  heifers, will make a variety to meet the  wishes of any buyer. Anyone desiring to  sell registered Homes, Sheep or Swine may  do so by sending in entry lorui, properly  ffiled, and by complying with the ordinary  rales governing the sale.  Washington, T>. C, 19th���������Thore  is no danger whatever of an uprising in China against foreigners,  said Sir Chen Tung Ching, Chinese  Minister, today, if a foreigner is  harmed, the Emperor's soldiers will  pounce upon the Boxers responsible  for the trouble. The slaughter will  be Bickening if the Government is  driven to reprisal, The slaughter  qf Chinese by the Emperor's troops  will be terrible. Millions of dollars  have been spent by the central government in the last six years in  briuging the army to a standard efficiency.  Seattle, 19ih���������Coal is 'growing  scarce arid an advance in prices is  predicted. Nothing but Cumberland coal from Vancouver Isd. if? tu  be had and this it* selling for $7 a  ton. The Washington mined are  all owned by railroad companies  and the entire output is  now being  Royal Bai]k oPCapda  Capital (paid up), $3,000,000  Reserve Fund   .......  . .3,000,000  Undivided Profits, ...-*     302,743  T.E. KENNY, President,       E. _, PEASE, General Makacm**  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,        ~~  Savings Bank Department:--Depohita of $1 and upwards reoeived;   Interest allowed at curreut rates, compounded twioe eaoh year on 30th Juno and 31st December.  Drafts on*all points bought and sold.  A. P. WILSON, Manager.  OFFICE HOURS  10 to 3;   Saturday 10 to 12; open  Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9p.m  Tfi]ppe<rifaIF"ioprepare for the  threatened strike. About 1,200  tons ot Vancouver Island ooal was  consumed in thd city last month  and the demond for Extension and  Cumberland coal is oh the increase.  Prom 25 p-o to 40 p������c off all caBh  purchases for the next two week*  at T. D. McLeans.  FOR SALE���������New milch cow, good  milker.  Grant & Mounce.  At Trinity Church last Sunday  evening. Mrs H, Grant sang a solo  "He shall feed his flockR", from  Messiah. This popular lady's voice  haslost none of its sweetness or power, and is as highly appreciated as  ever.  Don't fail to visit T. D. McLean'H  store during the next two weeks  and get some bargains.  Miss Barker of Vancouver is  visiting Miss Magnone.  Can be obtained at the Big Store  Lord Roberts Brand of Oyster* 26o  per lib tin or 5 tins for $1.00  Warranted full weight and of the  finest quality. These oysters are  caupht. and packed at Baltimore U.  S. A. long famous for producing the  bept oysters in the world. Simon  Leiser & Co. Ltd. Sole agents for  Canada.  CUMBERLAND        >?j  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  Supplied at Lowest Market frises  Vegetables  A  Great Variety will always be  in stook ;   also a supply of  Fresh Fish  will be on Sale every Wednesday  Your patronage is cordially invited,  and  all orders will be promptly delivered,  Tht Great English Remedy.  A positive cure for all forms of  ���������^ Sexual Weakness. Mental and  b-skobe and aftib Brain Worry, Emissions, Spermatorrhoea, Impotency. Effects of Abuse or  Excess, all of which lead to Consumption,  Inflrraity, Insanity and an ea.: v gravo. Price  $1 per pktr., six for $5. One will plouso, six will  cure. 80T4 by all druggists or mailed in olain  package on receipt of price. Write for Pamphlet  The Wood ModiOlne Co.. Windsor, Ontario.  J. McPhee & Son  PROPRIETORS.  ,'j  vt  Childrens shoes,  "D7^1ng~make  Moore Bros.  special ordjir  J.  from   No   1   up���������  Local and Personal  MAlWACTURKr)   by  J. LECKIE CO., Ltd.  VANCOUVER B. ������.  V. !  N  The following lotter and extract  from the pamphlet, fully explains  the objeot of tho sale  Department of Agrionlture,  Viotoria, Fab, lOtb, 1006.  Dear Sir 1���������  I am mulling you Pampb'st  containing rules, regulations fto, in regit rd  to t sale of Pure Bred Live Stook, whioh Is  to bt held in Now Westminster, Marob  ���������^Istau-i^MU, iyuo,  This salo should Interest svsry far-  msr in ths Provlnos, and we dtslrs to havo  a knowledgs of it as widely circulated u  possible, If you will kindly mako up a  t������������d x uulive aud iuwt t in your valued  paper, you will greatly oblige tho farmers  of yoar dintrlot, as well as ths B, 0, Stook  Brooders' A- ooUtion.  ������  Your������ ttu'y  OW8TT3 OP THE HALE  MrA.H. Peacey is moving hia  druu and fancy goods *������tock from  his present quarters into the store  in the Vendome Blook lately occupied by B. S. Weinrobe.  RICE, $2 50 per saok at Napier  <fc Partridge's.  Mr Rice, special agent of the U,  S. Treasury, spent a day in town  last week, the guest of Mr G \V,  Clinton. Mr Rice was at one time  a uoted politician, being a member  of the Kansas Legislature. He is  at present located in Seattle, Wash.  J. D, King's new styles of dressy  shoes���������Moore BroB4.  Right Revd Archbishop Orth ot  Viotoria, paid the district a pastoral vipit last week, driving from here  to Comox.  TO CORE A COLD IN ONE DAY.  Tak LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tab-  lets * Ail druggixt-refu..d the tnonev if it  fail;* to oure. E VV. Grove's signature is  n eaoh box,   25o.  Cook's Cotton Root Compound.  The only safe effectual monthly  medicine on which women oan  depend. Sold in two degrees of  strength���������No, 1, for ordinary  eases, $1 per box; No. 8,10 degrees stronger for speoial  Caste, IB per box. Bold by ail  druaaista. Auk for Cook's Cotton Boot Compound; take no  substitute.  Th* OMk Mediclno Co.(    Windsor, Ontario.  THE B O'  HEADQUARTERS  FOR  Everything iu music  From  A Piano to a Son%  ���������is at���������   '���������";"  93 GOVT  I Victoria,  STREET  B.C.  GRANULATED SUGAR, $5 90  por 1001b at   Napier and Partridge,  GEORGE E. MARTIN  BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Canadian Bank of Commerce "Bldg,  Nanaimo B. C  NOTICE.  Any person or persons found out*  tins or removing timber from Lots  15, 20 and the couth 22 acres of  the Fractional N. W, i, tieo. 80 and  Frac tonal 8 W *of Sec 80 (97 Ao^  of Townnhip XI, Nelson District,  will be proRfcuted according to law  GRANT <fe MOUNCE.  Cnmberland Jan, 9th 1906.  A  Fair  Trial  IS   ALL   "WS   JLBIZ  JUST a chance to show you that  we al waya please our customers  by supplying them with the BEST  MEATS at the lowent market  pricos. A trial order will convince  you.  THE  CITY  Meat   Market,  W, W, JffoKAY, Proprietor.  A Guaranteed Cure forv" Piles.  Itohiug, Blind, Blooding or Protruding  Fil������-i. Druggists refund monny if PAZO  OINTMENT fail* to cure any case, no mat  tor of how long standing, in 0 to 14 d^ys.  First application glvos ansa and rest, bve,  If your dniKgist hasn't it send SOo ln itmips  and it will be forwarded p^paid by ParU  ModiuineOo,, St' Louis, Mo,  Hi  tttMiMittiigitigg��������� MNNfMNMMN  SOW  o.nj ni 1 fSs  THE LARGE T SEED MERCHANTS In Canada  BRITISH COLUMBIA OFFICE, bb Hastings bt, VV., Vancouver.  A Special TO  x* '���������?*��������������������������� Ijwtduit VfgeUblM aud Flower, for 8������c-0olon,     A 11  _ r f -S OuoumW, Boot Lettuoe,, C������rrot ������nd Rsdishi Asters, Sweet JJtummette  Offer       l������U P-i'.sy, Petuui*, Sweet Pes. snd Wild Garden **>-",  ViriUler  Catalogue  For  25c  I  Ib various parts of British Columbia  there are breeders of Purebred Ure Stook,  ol good type and quality. Eaoh breeder  hw**or .\\* oereral food ansmtlsevery year  but wa 1 sutSd-mt aamber  to make aa  Order  Today  Wm. RENN1E Co. Limited  VANCOUVER, WINNIPEG and TORONTO  Ordtsr  Today


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