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 TENTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND, B. C. TUESDAY, FEBY 16, ,9o4.  f*  AT THE BIG STORE  -commences���������  SATURDAY, Feb. 20  F  or Particulars of Slaughter  ..See  Bills   S. LEISER & CO, Ltd.  Nicholles & Reiiouf, Ld.  '/ 61 YATES STREET,   VICTORIA, B. C,  '"'"Just received large shipment .of  sQ  K3*  CULTIVATORS,   SEED DRILLS,  WHEEL HOES, Eto.  VERY LATEST IMPROVEMENTS.  Call and see them or write for catalogues and prioes.  Telephone 82. Sole Agents foj B,0. P.O. Drawer. 563  a  eminder*  .WHAT. YOU MAY WISH TO' CHOOSE  FOE THE HOLIDAYS   ......  OUR NEW  ���������������������������.���������������������������CATALOGUE  Will give you more ideas and suggestions than  a week of shopping could, and at your own  fireside    ... ���������     ..      ..   I568   ILLUSTRATIONS  Printed on Fine Tone Paper and fully described  and priced. Suggestions bow to furnish every  room m-the house���������all free for the asking,  ~*~ 1  . ..���������     ���������  WEILER BROS,,     Victoria, B.C.  f  'HIGH-CLASS FURNISHINGS.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  CHOICEST MEATS  KKPT   IN   -STOCK,  AT WIS FOLLOWING WRICKS!���������  WW. V������rt\ Quarter tin, poi-llr  MUMP, Wim Quarter  10i-j, por lb  SU01IM)KR MTKAKS  12<t. pa lb  ������������������KOUiWSTKMCH 14o.'po lb  S'UJILOIN STEAK l������o. }������������������> Jl)  UOUdNO M'jViV i>u, iinu.lOo. po id  MM>TON, VKAL, and rOUK������tiq������������lly "  lo**-*' iinoeu.  NOTIOE,  J hog to inform tho publio thnt  on and after January 1st, 190*1 ^ my  business will be strictly cash, by ho  doing I oati"give my Patrons bolter  satisfaction.  T. "|T. CAREY, Tailor.  Telegraphic News  London, Feb. 16.���������Last deep:'tub  reports another engagement at Port  Arthur. Russians lost eight vessels  sunk and ten captured.. ftot confirmed.  *  London Feb. 13���������Despatch from  Tokio, says an oflidal report, that  the Russian fleet was destroyed���������  four battleships and three cmi?er.s  In'ii.g sunk, and that two Japanese  worships were damaged in the en*  gitK*ament"off Port Arthur,' Japan  ese getting between Russians and  entrance of harbor before fight commenced.  St. Petersburg, Feb. 13���������Rf-pout*  ing tha charge that Jap.m's attack  oa Port Arthur was made from  Wei Hd Wee, the " Novoe Vre-  mya" to-day bitterly assails Great  Britain in allowing Japan the use  of harbour as basis of operatiuiis._  'iGn'at .Britain has violated the  fund men Ul principles of neutrality  Wei Hei Wei must be regarded iib  port of Japaneso territory - and  Great Biituin bas forfeited right to  participated in any deliberation  'over eventful fate of harbour the  ciise analogous to that of Alabama  claim, and ��������� Russia is to demand  compensation from Great Britain  for losses sustained.  St. Petersburg. Feb. 13���������Report  has been received from Viceroy  Alexieff,' says ' Japanese torpedo  transport " Yemsehu " was blown  up as result ��������� of striking mine at  Port Arthur.    95 men were lost.  ���������London���������Koto-1=3���������T-he���������Britirii-I  collier, Fox ton Hall, has been, detained by Russians at Port Arthur  Ru-sian soldiers having been  put,'  on board with British caplain .and'  sent to Ghee Foo.  Berlin Feb. 13���������The blame'of  Rlfi-sian defeat in the Orient is  openly atiributed by tho Russians  to the Czar himself. '  London Feb. 14���������A report from  Tokio s-ays llnee' Russian cruiwirs  presumably the Vladivostok squad  ron had been torpedoed in the Straits of Tugaro yesterday.  The Russian warship.* encountered  a fleet of Japanese Transports tflid  slink several of them.' Rumors of  bombardment have : beon current  but hick conformation"from either  Tokio or Si Petersburg.  Nngasaki 15th���������Mobilisation of  Japanese arm* has been curried  out methodically It U thought  thai 300,000 troops are now ready  to be placed in field without impairing national dofenco.  Oheo Foo 15th���������Reliable report,  eays three Russian torpedo boms  huve been sunk by guns from fori p.  Theywe,ro mistakon for Japanese  vos.-els.  Tokio 15th���������Tliioo of tiiu four  Russian warships from Vhullvo-  stock whiclv entered thr Tuguro  straits to attack Hakodate worn  blown up by mines on night of Feb  13th. while attempting to puss thu  straits.  Pekii?,, Feb. 15th���������Tho Uimkn*  freely udtnit their uiiprc.jmi'diic-s  for lhe Jupiineso. atlack to hiw  been ix tmriblo blunder. Only liulf  of tho ships wero in line of bailie,  and tlieir oflleers were on shore eel  obrating thu anniversary of Viceroy Alexia's birthday.  Ml..  NOTIOE.  Vnnr patronage in  a I orders will he pro  H'ially invit'd, and  ��������� I' dfl'ivirori.  J, McPheo <Xt Son  MtOl'MKl'OKd.  Victoria, Feb. 13 Steamer tees  on  hor way from North wont on  Trial Island off Onk Bay last nigln.  :��������� 1 ���������'' -mi 1 1    r      , '1 1  fit iv   it>   nan   liiui   ,ii..4   ....j,   ><i. ...  Is/viiSi,  Nunuimo   15th.- -Htcamor   Ned I  ���������    , .,   .-.     -,,   ,, IV    . , .arrived .Sunday  having on hour*I  B, of hoction 70, Comox District) t,,rt.0 iM||(UIH,   Thoy n.e chi.r^d  ���������      t , T  V* Uii     IlltitllUt tUjfe     in"    <".|n������iW*V    .*���������*.  "Bella Cuola" two yours ago,    tim*  Any person found taking Timber]  from Block A of Lot 70, and Block |  ���������NAVAL    STRENGTH  OF JAPAN & SUSS:A.  The navdl forces of Japan and  Russia in Eastern waters is given  as follows: ���������  JAPAN.  Fust-elnsu  Buttlehl-ipi ��������� Milcaaa,    15,200  ton.--, 18 knots, 711 m^n  Hatsiiae, 15 000 tout, 19 knots, 741 meu.  Ashui, 1,200 to-.is, 18 knots, 741 men.  Sii:kuslriii*a,   1-1 S50 ������iil.n louu,  IS knota,  741 inen.  Yamo'inu, 12,300 tone, IS kuok, 000 men.  if up, 12 SOO  om, IS UnoiF, (500 men*  Armoured Cnu.irs,  Ut Cla.,���������-At-amu, 12,-  300 tons, IS kuocs, (100 mt-n.  Tckf.va, 9,750 tons, 2,'J :cnota 500 mon.  Itlzumo, 9,800 tonn, 22 knots, 4SI5 men.  I wan.���������.atiiu as Idzuiuu.  Yiikumo, 9,850 ton--, 21 kuois, 4-82 mun.  Aczuuia, 9,450 tons, 21 knoex, 482 tuen.'  Protected Oruiaers���������Sixioen Stjips,  58,843  tons.  RUSSIA.  Fighting strength in the JbJ.*sfe���������First -class  Battleships���������TsMovitch, 13,110 ions, 18  kuots, 740 men.  Retvisan, 12,700 tons, IS knots, 740 men.  Per.iivi.t, 12,674, 19 kuo.rj, 775 meu.  Poliieda���������samo as Poresviet.  Po'tavA, 10.950 tons, 17 knots, 636 meri._  Sevastopol) 10,950 tons, 17 knots, G3G men.  Armoured  Uruiyers,   1st  class���������Gromovoi,  12.33G tons, 20 knots, SOO men.  Bayan, 7,800 lorn, 22 knote. (W0 men.  Itossin, 12,200 ions, 19 knots, S41 men.  Rm-ik, 10^940 tons, 70S men.  Protected Cruisers���������Twelve Ships,  02,583  tons.  Bpth nations have many torpedo  boats, destroyers,1 and a few sub-  ma lines.  ���������������������������o   Of the naval strength of the two  countries the "Scientific American"  gives that'of Japan as consistii-g of  33 ships, with a total displacement  in"^s^3rfibnirnB^ieifii^riir  class, G, average displacement of  14,115 loir.    2nd chi.-s battle-hips,  none. 3rd class, 1 of 7.2UQ Urns.  1st class cruisers, 8 of about 4,500  tons * average displacement. 3rd  cl;i������s, 8 of an average of 2,870 tons.  Gmibo.'ts, 2 of 875 tons.  The Russian navy is given at 50  ships.of an aggregate displacement  of 358,670. 1st class battleships,  10, average displacement of 12,1(50  tons. 2nd class, 10, average displacement, 9.545 tons. 3rd class,  3, average displacement, 4,126 ions,  list class cruisers, 5, average die-  placement 10,260 tons. 2nd class,  9, average '..displacement 6,425 tons  3rd class. 4, uvertigo displacement.'  about 8.500'tons, Gunboais, 9 of  500 tons  Of tbe fleet available for battle'  in tho Pacific, where the naval engagements mu>t take place, Russia  is cut down by vurious causes to 31  battleships and eruii-ers of un ag-  grej-'ate displacement of'iclitth'over  200,000 tons made tip of 8 buttle-  i-hips, 4 cruisers of 11,400 tons, U  2nd class, 5 3rd class, and 7 ^un-  hoiits. To this may lio muled nb.i,ut  a score of torpcjdo boats und 'destroyers nu both sides, the Jnpmese  being of about 300 tons, llu.sr.iiin  340 tonsdispliicemunl, leaving toial  number of ships and displacement  in favor of J,i pan. Thc eaino paper  fnreciiHtB that naval supremacy will  bo touted by tlie buitlusbips and  armoured cruisers, iind hero J> ]iun  is particularly strong, the latest of  ���������these tho "iMiknsa" being typical  of the whole fleet. Armed wiih u  Oin. ooiUimiotiH belt. din. armor  nroteclinn central batlei v, carrvimr  i fnMV   V?in,.   foncli'i'vi   niu.   !������.'t-tv  o;.,'     i  ,. .1,.     i:  I)  vill!::' pre;;:-?!"1 ������-  tent of the law.  th" f'!)!'";t f,v-  UKO. KTICVUX-*  To Cukk a Coi.D in Onk Pay tako  I.nxu.tivn Hromo (i'linino TubletH,  All druggists refunu llie money ii  it fail? to cure. B. \V, Grove's ������iji'  nature h on each bos.   25e>.  52i   )4 i o:i  pieiun was directed on thom on ao  count of Htulementa made by thorn*  selves.  Wc--hi * ���������������J no 1 "lh,- ,������-Wn������for H/n-  mt tlied thin Afttmoon.  Victor in   15; 11���������Simmer    Te,*  wai flouted thi: uf eritoun,  -iilll,, nud u rlo,:on i iii.J ' v yy.i,. t  oi   the latent Atm.:t,-. .,r   p..:���������>.,,,.  The   boHl.   Itm!:dan   bulth'.-hi'.   the  INtltW.I'U l4.������.(    ,1,       ll.ll,,        ......     -.  HV,  battenv ot* four 12'i und twt'lvr������ tttu.  guns entirely in tiurels, Tins artiole  says "a niost iiiti'ief.litt'/ future in'  iho i;vent of a eo;.liiui i.i ��������� i'efaet  tlutt   th������   .Jiipuiusu  ami   lij.ffjun  U.tltUr.UipH   ..ill   Ji.pi,.'Jl.t   IV,*    dif-  fereiH *chool������ of deuigii, tht ,Jiipan������  CASH STORE.  GIVEN    AWAY  Every 25c. purchase in my Store  entitles you to one guess aa to���������  How many Beans there are in the  bucket that is in my wiidow.  M>MDMnMBM>nnMMaBMUWn'������HNM������HMHM{MnMIHM0  J���������HanuVome AJeat 1'.attar aud Vegetable Di-ih, vnlae.... ...r.'.. 82 65  2���������Doz.  Cups and Sheers,  Cream  Jug and Sugar Basin, value..,    2 25  3���������Hvr   Brush,    Comb,    aud    Pin*  Cushion, value     2 25  4���������Box Toilet Soap, Broom & Wnsli  Board, value .'     2 25  5���������Box Cigars, value     2 50  tf-MaC5_aa-<r,������iii,w. ���������inii,iiiLi.MM_^Mi-M____ww___M______B___a_____^  Beans to Jbe counted Saturday  evening, February 27th, 1904, at  8 pin,  1st nearest gue^s gets first choice  of the above prizes ; 2nd nearest  gets second choice; 3rd &c, &c. -  Tl. BATE,  DUiCTSMUIR AVE ,        Cumberland.  fy*^*****!***-***!^^^  ese the British, and the Russian  the French. The chief difference is  in the method.of carrying the guns*  of the secondary bfitlery, which in  -therRussi a trs h rpni'f2"tlrfe~lsiSTTiype-*"  is carried in pair's^in turrets,, while  the Bi-itjsh guns fire from casemates  or'opeifcentrai'batteries. *  Local and Personal  ifi'  J. Harveyand wife returned from  Victoria Tuesday.  The Council met last night. Report is left over foi want of space.  Mrs Davies' dancing clasR will be  held Friday evenings in future.  Miss Murdoch arrived from Victoria Thursday. Mr^ Murdoch, bor  mother, is in poor health.  You can get Pit Boots, Overalls,  Pit Caps, itc, ut jock bottom prices  at the Comer Store.  Hon, Judge Harrison arrived last  Wednesday and stayed until Friday on official duty.  Tho ladies* of Meihodist Church  are preparing fur the minnal Sh)o  of Work which is' to take ph-co  early in March.   PnrMcu'aru later,  Mr B. Calhoun of lhe Valley, was  unfortunate onotign to have a burn  crushed in by the weight of-now  last week, It i������ repoilea that a  valuable horso and three cow* wero  killed by the fall.    .  Have you seen our short Kroot  Form Corsois ul fifty cents. The  sn mo quality is tt.-u.illy sold at  ���������nearly twice the price. -Sianiey JT,  Itiggs.  Mrs J. P. Wiitsot) way taken to  Vancouver htrt Friday for special  treutineii', the unfortunate lndy  suffering from hm.o pliysieal uii-  ment, 'I'ho groutest sympathy is  1 fell f r Mr WaM-on, and tho general  \,,%   ,,    !���������   fli.it    M.u V\r'i������fnn    n-iM   bo  ' i   i     i       1-'  ..;... .  ���������      .4.   .      .  W, If, Hoi���������, ior nritiny yours fi resilient of the upjor t'om"X Vuller,  ,'.,..!   . ���������    ' ' o \\\ I, i|i������|     .it Si   .lnu������'Mili,H  |]u������pii:tl, Vif.joria, ni ihe ago of tM  yea ts.     Mr Uo?s wns for yearn a  ton<Vii'f ligure in Comox,-tun! wi������  welland favurunly lu.owu thiough-  out lh- v;.t.r<"'. e*..iiiniU'.iity.  i,  Hum..". Value f-r every d-d!:ir h  whut you'gel at the Comer J?ioa\  * ,.,..,;.,.,, i'.'******i  mxmmmmmmmmmMmm  wmmmmsmmwm  mmm  W^ammm^mM^m\m^^^^ma^^^^mmm\  *    - -   ���������.'   ..* ��������� '",'---y-yi,p\ -   :  FOOTBALL  DAYS.  ���������.������������������'.-^.������������������������-t.i-������-^-tflflffra������;^������������'.*g!3  THB football days havt como again,  the ffladdest of th. year;  Ono sido  of Willie's nos* U corn  and Tom has lost an ear,  'Heaped on the field, the players Jab and  punch and claw and tear;  {They  knock  the breath   frera those beneath and gouge without a care;  They break each othor'a arms and lege  and pull joints out of place.  And here and there is one who sets Iti*  teeth kicked from bla face.  The freshman and the aepfcemer* me*  amcared with grime and mud.  -Se gallantly te set the ball and quit aU  batlu-3 in blood;  Yhe Benlor knocks th������ Junior down and  kicks him in the chest;  The high echool boy U carried home and  gently laid to rest,  While here and there a crowded atandl  t,        collapses 'neath its weight,  And forty peoplo get more than they paid  for at the gate.  &*, brave, oh, happy, careless days! How  deep the mother's joy  What time she thinks of alt tha things  they're doing to her boy!'  How proud she is to know that ha ia oa  the team!   How sweet  His face appears to her sine* tt ls only  bloody meat!  With honest pride aha lays awiy his amputated car  And puts his eye in alcohol to bt a souvenir.  t -"Chicago Record-Herald.  i . ' .  ' Queer Caen of English.  No man living perhaps can pronounce  r.ho English language aright at all  times and ia all places, for correctness  ���������depends largely on time and place, and  ���������sometimes to be right you must be  wrong. As soon as you step on ship-  hoard and sail, the horizon, being clear  sin<l definite, sheds the need for a  i!ong "1," and at* sea. It rhymes with  "orizoB." In the army a route is always called n "rowte." Moreover, the  -cavalry, by iong standing tradition*  ���������callS a horse an "orse," and the order  in "stand fo 'orsoq " -T^n-flon Globe.  Soot as * Fertilizer,  ���������SooHs-an-eseellent-fertilizerf-adding-  by Its chemical properties much to the  richness of color of flowers and foliage.  Apply in the form of ������, tea, but be care,  ful to keep off the foliage. Soot ls par-  Ucnlarly good ror roses nnd panslea.  You can hardly find a home !  without ifs Ayer's Cherry  Pectoral,   Parents know what  it does for children: breaks  Cherry  Pectoral  up a cold in a single night,  wards off bronchitis, prevents  pneumonia. Physicians advise parents to keep it on hand.  ������������������The beit couch medicine money c������n bur  la ATer'i Cherry Pectoral.  l?nr the .coughi of  ChUaren nothing could no������������lbly tie lietter."  Jacob Skull, Saratoga, Ind.  3Se.,G0o.,Bl.eQ. j. o, AVER CO.  All druggists.  *__        Lowell,   Ma.is  "ii  OS ii��������� ssi tor ���������lum-wastniswmn  Throat, Lungs  -Ji'BSMSBIBBflfSBMnKHMSS'QMESlSMaSMMS--  Ayer's Pilis greatly aid tho Cherry  Pectoral In breaking up a cold.  Cures  Rupture  A Startling Discovery proving a God send to ruj-.tured.hu-  manity. No operation, paiu,  danger and no loss of time  from wcrk.  MR. WM. MILNER, Emerson. Man. .whose portrait feere-  |Y with appears, is cured of adan-  Ecrous rupture at 82 years of  , while at daily duties. Do  despair. All are curable.  !<>������������������ Boo St and Free  Trial , Treatment  ��������� ?r.l '.o a'l suS'ercrs. Write t->-**jiy. Strictly con-  ii--xnti.il. DK. ,v   S. RICE,  ** <"> een St. East, Dept   2������V. Toronto. Ont  Hi Diamond H  Hall  Jn marked coiitrm'with all ordinary trui*  <!e������te.s, thii firm Hindi alone ia this field ���������������  ������n institution encajtd in the real work of  manufacturing and tilting trusses ruaruiceed  in hold and cure Rupture of anr kind.  Buy Dtr*ct from the Maker*. We  c������n etuwrn you lOO per cent.  nf what you would have to pay so-called  Rup'.ure Specialist!.. ,Write formrr CDEC  Boole on Trusses-its-TltCC  We Cunrantee Perfect Fit  by Mail.  Addresn  Tho F. E. HARN CO.  132 Victoria St., Toronto  <t\    Canada's Lending Mall Order Houmi,  OXFORD ECONOMY  STEEL RANGES.  (^r===^  "Diamond Hair'���������Ryrie  Bros.���������Toronto, is one of  the largest retail jewelry  stores in the world.  From iti magnificent itock of Diamonds, Jewelry, Silverware, Leather  Goods, ate you may select with  s-uarauteed natiifactiou at your  Mm*.  A request will bring to your  door���������free of cost���������our  handsomely illustrated new  catalogue. Ready for delivery Nov. 15th.  The great magnitude of our  business permits of our selling at money-saving prices.  We return your money in full without question it on receipt of article*  ordered you ari not perfectly satis,  aed.  RYRIE BKOS.  JEWELERS  118, 120, 122 -and 12*  Ytinfco St., Toronto  A Singular Method of Treatment.  A peculiar case of poisoning by a  physician was tbat of Dr. Stephen Eot-  vos In Hungary many years ago. Eotvos undertook to hasten the death of  patients whose cases he considered  hopeless by putting them _ out of their  misery, aa he termed It, with fatal  drugs. He encountered no opposition  to his peculiar methods of benevolence  while he practiced them on people of  no particular standing*, but when the  doctor hastened the death of a well  known land proprietor named Szlavy,  who was slowly dying of cancer, the  relatives of the dead man presented a  violent protest and demanded the prosecution of Eotvos.  The physician declared on trial he  was actuated by humane motives and  had merely eased the journey of his  victims to the inevitable goal. This defense was uot accepted by the court  Eotvos was acquitted of malice, but  found guilty of homicide without malice and sentenced to a long term of imprisonment  -*  )   When Other Eye* Meet Mine.  "Love is blind," he complained.  "That ought not to worry you." she  said encouragingly, "because we bave  eyes only for each other."*  The man who Is always talking nhout  how much work, he does should remember that some peopl^ work so hard that  they don't have tiiiie to tci! about it.-  A bal<l-he������idcd man in Missouri, is  smug for a divorce because his wife  compelled hint to. sit on the* front  stoop all summer u> kooji the iiies  out of the house..  Most* of* tho things you think ybu  know your neighbors know you only,  think. ��������� ,:/'���������'.  The largest number of stocirtioldci^  of any.company iu tho United States  is' in thc United States Steel company.' which is owned by 50.ooo persons.  .Lovo is liko a. photographic pJiii"  when it reo'iiires a dark plate foe it>  devolbpinent.  Atchison Gi"^������  Mnch  Buried Soldier.  The following is the epitaph over a  Spanish soldier's-grave: "This is the  fourth burial place of Don Epiphanius  Caicanares. He parted with his left  arm in the Philippine Islands, with his  right thigh in Tetuan and with his left  in Burgos. Here reposeth what waa  left of him."  It is calculated that ' during tlie  year' ending August ?9th there were.  411 deaths due to. horses in England  and Wales, whereas thf.* total numbor of passengers aim railway officials killed by accidents to passenger  trails* 011 British railways was eight.  There never was. aad never will ha a  universal panacea,, hi one remedy, ior all  ills t-o which flesh is heir���������tho very nature of many curatives beiua* suoh."th������A  were the germs of other and. differently  seated diseases* rooted in the system ot  the patient���������what would relieve one tft  In, turn, would 'aggravate .the' other. We  Jikxft^agftgei^._in_jlQuinhta._Wine.    whan  obttttbable in" sound.' unadulterated slat*  a remedy for manv and erievous ills. By  ks gradual and ludicioua use the frailest  tvstehis are led into convalescence and  strength bv the influence which Quinine  exerts on nature's own restoratives It  relieves the droopinp spirits of thos*  with whom a chronic state of morbid  lesfieiKleocv . and lack o'intereDt in lis*  is a disease, and hy trancii'.UUinur Mre  nerves, disposes to sound and, ruCroshuur  pleep���������imparts vigor to the action of the  l>lood,'-which; .being stimulated, courses  through the veins, strengtheNine* the  healthy animal functions of the evstem,  thereby making activity r necessary remit, RtrenKthonhiu tbe frame nntl chino  \Uo to the digestive orcans. which nt<4o-  rally d-ntnarvri increased substance���������result  ���������nprwed appetite. Northron A, Lyman,  tt .Toronto, have txl\en to the puhlic  Wieir Superior Quinine Wine at the usuH  r������t������. ani, guaured bv the > opinions of  fifckvrt-ists, the wine aonroaches neareet  portection of any In tho market. All  drupKfsts aeil it.  T>m lo(ll<^ of fi (,*.(��������� |{!tm,'i������- iirr* #m'������' ������������������������ .11 Hi������  '������������������wt <|itiilliy ri'iriifi- Hii-I, nil i,n'������l r-viiti-wl  riftrttt iiiniriK'r intt'l whir i���������Mrvv *Ut-o  h-.Imi'iii-.  I|i������������,V luiv������ c������i-t Inni ojonri^l.in*. mIHi 'vlr'Kr  Klll������W������rll<'i| l|r>v������rv������ili'-, - irltnt pliiHM ih'i. I r,n  tVit HUrliiW. M--.ki.lwl Tnrtf'1 l!o.l-. Tim irru  ���������awlnt'i I um nny Und ,������frn,rl, r������,rn Im cliinii/r'ij  in Iwn lulnut a In 1 urn \!il in.li win "I llltflily  ���������trfrirnltxl tj|fiiii,!lintit,  for Mill pitrtleiilio-*. ������������i<H fur rlinstiNimi  liooklil.  NOTli i Thi" fiiim������(r.a oi*nr-������ tmt Hr*>������ir  Itlirt* trinh' niigi. -,*. illn-.|*-������t������.,|, Irilly  (rntiwitwrl.  Sn V*XH otrti   iHdllrll lit, fr.O.Oli  Mu ft 00  ovi'ir  '4n������ttUI-t In. |A������.,*<������  (V. O. It., WlriirlpriU.)  *ik  jinir rlf-������l������r ror llroirr ur \<tr\l. te ui,  Tho OURNEr FOWKOHY Co..  t.tji * ������j������������  t-iiuio.nl   M.,    tk.inii|t<g.  Cross?  Poor manf He can't help It,1  He gets bilious. He needs s  good liver pill���������Ayer's Pills.  Tbey set directly on thc liver,  cure biliousness. t&SQgg  STAMMERERS  THfivm������Sf}PTS INSTITUTE, BERLIN,  1 ONTARIO. For the treatment 0/ aU  forms of HPKKCII DEFKCiS. Wa treat tht  cause, nut simply the habit, and tbortfor*  produce natural spotch,  Write for partlculurs,  Son),, of thn ICiu������lUh"iiirtlii'al (Hiji.'rs  11 m inlvocal itig tlii) np|.iointiiii'iit ul'  ii'itiiiiil   iiiiiscs  us     si4,twai'ilt,ssi.'.>    011  ������������������jf t'liirmr.. fn*.* >  u*Nim.\r.('.i*:   is ,\  crusi; - ������������������ Kn.'������  i|i\M'J|" ;*. ,1 ).;i>mt jtiljiuinit loo t> Ht-lUer  i*i"i'<ri'i'iii(i* iu tin������'s |.h\steal cumlHion .ir  ninrnl linitutlr"-;, 'I'lic inirn rt ho i'i ne*  murinml with liltnsfli'. uiu l.nmv how in  nd   wlwii   I'liv  rJi'ri\i)u''Min'!..i   in    hi-    fun  ��������� lit Inn   niiuilfixt*  It mull".   lh-   'rhojmis'   IV.  .'���������''< i'i'* (������ll  N  n  rlnM|i it 11O   -.iiinil-'  1 .'im  i>ii'  in*.   >������n4ilir**!iii*! ������ii'    i<ain  irons    stw  -^'<n*m     nml  for    the run' *u  uJ|     |)r���������n.  ��������� liiui   I liitililiv,  It's a .fortuilate thing for somo mon  that their' anc*������tors left thoin an  honored namo.  Minard's Liniment Cores Colds, etc  Souki uotni-ti iUlapt tht*'tnsr*H|������vs u>  wiTUinstiitirt's, and other** Vtppiy for  11 (Hvor������������  An Irishman ,'^r,v,s thut luc in wis  ruwl hiu pooUothookN wlclooi trav.vl  hi������d in hand  ARE YOU BILIOUS ?  BLAME THE LIVER.  Scores of the Common lite of Life Oue to Disorders  of the Liver are Curable by  DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS.  If you arc bilious, blamo thc Hver.  If your digestion is impaired and  you suffer from headache and dizzy  spells, blame the liver. If your  bowels are irregular, constipation  and looseness alternating, blame tho  liver. If you havo pain under the  shoulder, blades, feelings of fullness  after meals, aching limbs, a yellow,  muddy complexion,  blame tho liver.  Torpid, sluggish action of tho liver  is responsible for all these symptoms  and while you ha,vo a right to  blame tho liver, it. may bo well for  you to set about to help the liver  out of difficulty.  Though bile, which the healthy  livor filters from the blood, is nature's cathartic and is necessary to  healthful and regular action of the  bowels, it is poison when* left, in tho  blood and gives rise to many distressing symptoms. Tlie uso of Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills promptly  cures torpid liver and biliousness,  and because of their combined, action, ensure a thorough" cleansing of  the system.  There is probably no ono organ responsible for so many    ills   as    the  liver. Overeating, excessive drinking  or irrogular meals aro very likely to  upset the action of the liver, overload tho system with bile and bring  on biliousness or sick headache. Keep  tho liver in health by using J)r.  Chaso's Kidney-Liver Pills and you  will avoid many of thc common ills  of life. There will thon bo no constipation, uo stomach troubles, no  danger of kidney and urinary derangements.  The position which Dr. Ohaso'������  Kidnoy-Liivor Pills hold to-day as  thc leading family medicine is undoubtedly due to -the. wonderfully  prompt action on the liver and their  combined ofibrt on tho kidneys and  bowels. Thero is no medicine obtainable whicli, is moro useful in  cases of emergency when the digestive, urinary or excretory systems  arc deranged than this great proscription of Dr. A. W. Chase Ono  pill a dose, 05 cents a box. at' all  dealers or Edmanson, Dates &, Co..  Toronto. To protect 3rou against  imitations thc portrait and slgtia^  ture of Dr. A, W. Chase, the famous,  receipt book author, are on every  box.  *���������'.  WIR ONE HUMORED YEAftS OF MILLING EXPER!ENCE.;  -a. -..mUDA  ���������"S-&**-*:-���������i-i  oettvrn  Good Bread  For '.-'Christmas  can oniy be inadiytro.m superior flour.  "There is ff-5^1WrTniillcd~tK^t*"giver���������  such perfect satisfaction as  OGILVIE'S  HUNGARIAN.  ��������� Your Broad will be light, white,  fine flavored, nourishing nud delicious, and at less cost than when  made from an inferior brand. Try  this Flour for your Christmas Ilok-  ing and you wili novor use any  ether. .  ���������  TfoOOLYlE FLOURMlLLS Caud  (Hncimuui hns iho lulhv-t   eoncn.'te  building ta ih<' ucuid.   Jt hits- tlftivu  NtOJPiifl.  ' !  Minard's Liniment Cares Garget in Cows.  A .sprinhf   \\tmltl ni'Vi.-t-  wonr hosi;  tliat an: warranted not to run.  Tliosi'   who   burrow   iroiihU.*. HlaniUi  not objwt 10 paying for if  Nut uro : in ��������� tho timo-veNturo of God  thut n.'V(\'ils Him to tho wiso uud  liidirn llitn from the foolish,���������Curiylc  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Distemper,  I'o pooplo shivor when th������'.v n������r.Mt������<rJ.  ill  thrr   pi't.'HOIK'O   nf 'dftngfl*.  }lo t\H nn unfortui'iato niaji   wlu/ji.'  onlj; clovor onnugh to. mako fcrm>niif"-<  (Uquocoos wat formerly known ia CftuurU u Vowley'rr Mquifinl Ozone,)  *.  We Offer  For   a   Disease   Corm   that   Liquozone   Can't   Kill.  01  cuuisc,    tliow    I'rt'iH-liir.i'H    ������'tm  i'i������li'  in aii'hhipK lu<j!l dowi, on (n^jpli-  JJ1    lrlllil!ilub|||-.fc.  It mny in only 11 trllllrr rain, lair rw...  .������������������������������������I it tmi j;, uii) fuMrn il ��������������� iniw. Ot -.uU*  1'in(.������������������������. .'tci) ynu -.vlll uixui In- (������������������nrlort '.n  1.11 utill"i'*!v "I'iivi". In lhi������J r-.unto m  l\i".i' huiuini ijiiiiu.'..'i ,\nd njuxl nxfn-%'t r<������  l'i".V l'l������ll"hs noil rolilH XVt< i'trnirnt rivolil  tluMii, l.ut \\f cun ������'in-,'t 1, inni' l.y u>lni'  IlicMi'V Aiii.i-1'u/v.uintiUv*' Svi'ui' tin'  iJH'illiini' 1 hnf Iims rii>viT Ixvn l.nown *<���������  ml* in --unr-if inuirli'. .oiiln. hriuu'lnli-  uml nl!     -iiiivUmir, of tin-    rlir*r,it,   nirtei-  l'i'S������;|''ii'.fv* .,(���������,. |)i,n(rl,< wh,, ,.���������  Innklnj; for tltofus tu >ii  i,(i,'  A  li.ihu's idea nf u I'lgliUi.Mf''  it ic  .-1..    1 f    , ..,-).if,  SW.      \l.rl   ,\<iti   ������>t-li.*\.-   ������,!!   :,,'!,K   i(i,.  up'il   U>   W'titili'l,   lm������    .'  li.'    \t -;   but   >J).      ������h������������.>,,'l   liiirr    1.1  U"   Jl;   '!:������������������  i.!;i".   wln-rv   thi'  ln\\>   \\ro."  m*^mmm**im**mmnMm0*m&.^m*mimM0m0m0mmm.^mmw1mmt  Want your moustache or beard)  -ftbcAtttlfulbrownorrkhbtack? Use  BUCKINGHAM'S DYE  '}'ii������-    ������.i;i(J������'-|'    'if     Sin-:.    <*.-ip!l<Vfll       ill.  Iln������ iiiihvuv ,  ,,;   tii,'  I    .it.*,I   K  l.;il,.ru  i ,,i*l,idii*.-.'   !>i .*.���������*,   js   ^ *" .',-��������� ���������  l,o,f.-s,  '.,-   -o;    r."*i  I.,'..*.  On every boltle of I,i������iuoxone we publish nn offer of $ 1,000 for a germ that it  cun not klii. We do that to convince you  that liquid oxygen doe������ kill gernm.  Any drug that killn germs ie a poiion  to you audit cannot be taken Internally,  Uquoione alone can kill gerriw in the  hody without killing the tiwuen, too. It  in the only wny known���������the ouly way  one can conceive of-to destroy tbe cause  ul any jjeria disease.  Hills With Oxygen.  Licjuo/oitc in simply tiqaut oxygen --no  driiKs, no alcohol in it. It Is the discovery  ot l'auli, tbe great Oertnsn chftnist, wbo  :'v?nt. *A "������ir(>i 1* We ob^mrt wn������ tn  o'ot axsob 'an eveess of osr^eu itt Maple  iorm into the blood tbat no germ couul  live ia any membrane or tissue.  Oiygen is life to mi animal tb* *r*ry  source of vitality. It ie tbe essential part  tjf air. Its effects are exhilarating, puri-  v-I***. Ili������o*U;-:������'������ir;jit:stt8sic. B'-'t  ;erws are Vegetables, and this escesaof  nygen���������tbe very life of ao animal���������is  'leivlly to vegetable matter. I.iquowne  hsrgcs tbe blood witb such nn eictsaof  ���������i*yy,en tbst no germ can live where thnt  blood goes.   We spend t*> day* ia m������U-  ;::3 rich *>otllt.  We Paid $100,000  for t'us Aaenuui rights to U<|'40tose���������  the highest price ever paid for similar  rights ou any scientific discovery. Before  making the purchase* wo tested tbe product for years tlirouch physicians iu tbe  most diflicult germ diseases, We proved  tliat I.iquotone dote what nothing else in  tlie world can ac>*������mplisli, aud tliat tbe  results are uuvarylug.  A discovery that could command such  a prico ii> wiuethiug ynu should know, if  you need it. We are doing our part by  supplying the first bottle fret*. Will you  do your part by requesting Uf  Germ Diseases.  Ml that wwHHim* can do for these troubles  is to help Nature overcome the germs,  and such results are indirect and uncertain Uqjoionr. kills tbe germs,  wherever tbey are, ami tbe results era  inevitable    Hy destroying the rauee of  ��������� 1 ���������   ������������������ *     .��������� if. ,  1,������*.- ,tt/.^������.������  Hit, ..w.itm, ..mx.rtv; C������-5 ,.������C ..,,������..-,,  and forever.  Kci'rtri-HrrnipeU*  Ve*f*r.-t':\l l������iop������  TnbimitMts  Tumon-tliotrs ,  ���������Ooltre-Oout Vsricocete .  Gonorrhea- Gleet Women'! Meases  Alt diusttnthttfcrfln with fe?er-aU lu&aav  mutton-ell Mtnrrh-elt eante|������eiis dlssasas-tll  the tresulUef impure eriM(ten������a blood.      ., ���������  la eaxxmamHXbf J.ffl������o������one acts as a vksV  lutr, itvumpjl^ilni; what imdrugicaa OS.  30.C. Bottle Free.  If you need Wqnoione, and have never  tried it, please send us this coupon* We  will tben mall you an order on your local  druggist tor * full-size bottle, and vre  will pay your druggist 0ur4eh.es for It,  This is our tree gift, nude to conviner  you; to show vou what Uquowne ie,aad  iv!-.4������ ;������. .-a;-, ifc. T.i Justice te *eweeW.  ri\.*%*,e acopyt It t������������^tv, for it ptaeaa yem  under uo obligation whatever.  Mqootone costs 50c. aud #1.  Aithmt  AbKrm- ArttraU  Praottritli  ntoott Paiiot  Mrlglrt't Dime  *awt I TrotiblM  C<l'Ji,.-,*--v<5l'U  Ctujmpliori  ��������� 'ft lr~Cxmp  .'.'*'   v:lJlU'.U  ��������� 'at. rH-Cioitf  irj,Knuj7~W������ffhf������  t*amlmxT*~r*t9V**/  Qr*a**tm  XUy Vt*tt -taflii*ni������  KfaUeyDlMSMS  U ItllplMI  I.������it<orrlirt  SWtt Trouble!  ���������ltrr������-:*ttrnJfl������  tttm.j lf#-rrt Tnnhtat  Wlt���������������Pnenmoat*  Ptturtiv���������Qnlasf  Kli:**ii������ll������_u  lUn mataaaa  *te1iil.~*Tp}dlia  Htoiateh Trw������U#t  ������bi������������l Trsvblcs  CUT OUT THIS COUPON  , fnM'rUr-ffi.rttuvnotntntitiiriiietn. t-Ntteto  tbt xe.t*a* aiHt moil n t.������ im i,u������������14Um_m  Ce.. n\-Xi Klmie it., Cliksftt,  ity d\****t It   1 ht-rt nortr tried T.l-iri-nton* er r-ewfltf*.  I.{milfimt Otsae, \m\ if you wUl tmaely aae a  f,fc. bottle free I vM take it.  UC    A  .���������.,���������%,...... ..������������������.., ,1,���������,.,���������...,  ni.. f������ii Mi-at-mti awtoty.  lUinmmr-mr U.A*-m������tkr*<rt.-xiwwa*f*Jwar.  j.* set a W'a ,t g**vi*t U%aitt41  j v 'j
THAT COST $15,000,000.
-Glimpse- of th* Baart mt Xih* -M*th,r of
Pavliaments-Uaily Life of tu*',Bonne.
of Ctmmoui-Quv It Opens, Wyes u��U
Worlu-So��n*i Thtnsi Straitc�� *�� Cl��-
lontala and KorelgneT^-Glamor of the
Srr* Charles Barry's lioble Gothic
uilc, pitched between the venerable
Abbey of Westminster "and the classic
Thames, and enshrining the ancient
Westminster Hall, stands forth an
eloquent witness to thc antiquity
tuid virility of the English Parliamentary system. Now at least 650
years old, the mother of Parliaments
has survived tho wreck of centuries
and the crash ot dynasties. By a process of continuous development it has
adapted itself to every vicissitude of
changeful time. It haa suffered temporary eclipse at the bands of despotic sovereigns and the obloquy
tbat followed its own attempt at
autocratic Government. It has witnessed the servility oi tbe sycophant,
the noble courage of the patriot.
Time was when every member had his
price���to-day the House of Commons
is probably freer from political corruption than any other popular assembly in the world. ,
Glamor oi rho Pinup.
The centre of.gravity of the British
Parliamentary 'system is admittedly
now to bo found in the House of
���Boonmons. In that respect it is sui
generis. Although it has been th��
prototype of many popular elective
bodies, nono are exactly like it. AU
have departed more or less from it.
Thi�� is not surprising. Institutions
cannot bo transplanted. The curious
ejustoms, the quaint ceremoui-is. tho
odd relics of a bygone time, tlie glamor of a hoary tradition cannot pur-
vive a different atmosphere. When
ibey become more anachronisms, superficial imitations without the spirit and associations which can alono
render them not merely tolerable, but
Sluable, they fire better left alone,
us it follows that foreign and colonial visitors look with omaiiement
at many of the usages and practices
of the nouse of Commons. Transient
impressions often lead to hasty judgments,   but tliey are not    alone    in
���this, Many an   iconoclast    in    the
mother land iSs^^hunderea agamsT
the absurdities and punctilios of the
House of Commons���till he got inside
himself. Then tho glamor of the
pl&ce seizes him. Ho soon subsides
tnto acquiescence and ends b.y becoming tho ardent defender of what he so
fervently condemned, mid Uio most
intataless castigntor of the tenderfoot
who infringes the unwritten rules of
th�� House. In fact, "it is in tho very
aJr members breathe. All these unwritten traditionary practices onco
mastered become the certificate of
full initiation. They aro the secret
nymbois that separate the member of
Parliament from tho ruck of mankind and "Tbo Houso" becomes the
���tynonym for "My House."
Hall Mark of tiro Hmt...
Reputation*} in public life never become fixed till they receive tho hail
mark of tho House of Commons. .Success ua the platform avails littlo
qntesN followed by achievement on
tho floor of Parliament. And tbo
Houso of Commons is. In iu any ways
tbo most truly democratic assembly
in tho world. Hank, education, nodal
position, wrcotiul appearance, elocutionary gifts, unaccompanied by
more Bolid qualities, weigh little with
an 'audience.'-great.-nvm hnve declared
to bo at onco tho fairest hnjl most
crttlrnl thnt can bo fnoed. What the
Houso n-quireM to win its approval
Is that the speaker really ban something to Bay. If ho has the Houso
trill listen, but if ho has nothing but
empty word,,, nothing enn save bim
Irom bi reedy Mxtinctlou. Many.of tbo
mon who havo bold the liMtoning Senile at command, have doperibwl their
iwvovh drond on first ritdng to ad-
drcm tlio noiiHc of Cummona. Even
After years of apprenticeship mme
hnvo GoiifefBwl they novnr roue '" to
pielr toot without a tremor, So
irtrong and wnr-ciiing Ih the effect of
tlio tradition* awl iwociations that
*%lmior rotiiul tho plain comfortless
��hnmlK>r where nit Ills Majesty'*
faithful Cominonn.
A ttnxXnt frooeaalme,
'Let on imagine ouri-telves loitering
In tbe inner lobby of Bir Charlus
Barry's $Mr��,OOq,000 creation, some
axjUxmoon Imt ��h Big lkti in bin deep
biuw note* te!h) the hour. V.ro t)m
��bo��8 bavrt 4i��d awav a stentorian
row proclaim* "Wr. Speaker," nnd
tho roar le repented down the corridor* tn over rectttllng tone*. Aijruln
the t/)rrlllc roor,   "Hnt�� off,   smut-
f>or<-"   fVivrt   therm XmntOtt  ttttn   vlr��W    rt
ftpirrw looklni? for all tbo world a* if
It hwl stopped down from one of the
ennva-w* of Iteynolds or (ininsbor-
ougb. Ruffles, frilte, knee touches,
silk stocking*!, sword and twinkling
button* and biushhai an lln Miouldcr,
* huge gilded wi��c��, two eei��iuriu*
and a half old, and tbo lineal hiic-
��J*SBor of tho article whicli vanished
��t OHtnr Cromwell �����) cont��mpttiou��
command, "Tako awny that Jumble."
Jt Ih tbo Mergoanb-at-armH. Captain
Tlonrv David TCrsklne, mmclimo ol
tbo SrotM CunniH. 'Ihen t'.uut* into
V}ew the Hlght Hon. William Court
���Unity, Sj>-���,l.<.r of tho lion;.', un:| Iho
lift t'ontHMini'r iu tin. bind, uIko in
(nil CMiit. ���!;**--!, i ;,,v, .||.,J uith ,i f,*jl|
ImMunir-d wig juu! i?;��d In n !���!, ��.ic
��*��!'<���   Mt  tiKH'UJ.t'lO'lffiy   Imik    p.---     to
require tho services of a skilled train-
bearer. Immediately after him appears Mr," Speaker's "chaplain, gowned, banded and hatted, and in/roar
Mr. Speaker's.secretary,* in. the garments of the common or garden mortal. The little procession vanishes
into the doorway. The door is .closed and the same lusty official*., with
quite unnecessary ferociousness, proclaims, "Speaker at prayers." When
these arc over we may enter with tho
TJio Clinin>��*r. V
What we see is oh oblong chamber
70 feet/ or so Ions. 45 feet broad and
as many hlgli, .of-dingy and fad-?d aspect. Opposite us is Mr. Speaker.
Before him-sit the three clerks ofthe
House, arrayed in wig and gown,
whoso business it is to minute the
proceedings and assist tho Speaker.
Only at raro intervals does it fall to
the lot of thc principal clerk to
emerge into prominence. But when a
now Parliament meets it becomes his
duty to rise and, without uttering a
sound, to point his forefinger at tho
leader of the House, who, forthwith
rises and proceeds to propose an honorable member for the Speakership.
It is" the unwritten rule now so well
settled as to be invariable, to renominate the occupant of the office
in tho previous Parliament. 'I his
practice was followed by the Conservative Government tliat succeeded
Mr, Gladstone's Home Kule Administration, although Mr. Gully's election had been'carried'by. only a
small majority on a party vote. It
is part of the fine deferenco paid by
Parliament to the chair and tho da-
termination to render. Mr. Speaker as
far as possiblo independent of party
influence and prejudice.
UlarUtuue'it Kmplmnis.
Jn front of the clerk's table is the
table of the House, sot lengthwise,3
littered with books and papers. Thero
is a writing desk on either side, regarding the contents of..which there
are legends and surmises believed to
havo a more substantial foundation
than the usual somewhat malicious
gossip. Be that as it may, these
desks are of great value to the oratorical tub-thumpers on the front
benches. They boar manifest tribute
to Mr. Gladstone's proclivities in
that way by the numerous dents
made by the ring which adorned tbat
distinguished man's little linger. His
remarkable emphasis in driving home
his points would indeed have earned
for him the admiration of the old
Scotswoman whose greatest compliment to the efficiency of her minister
pits to pieces, and, dung thc guts
opt o' tliree Bibles." Well indeed
might ,Mr. Disraeli congratulate himself,, as*he publicly did, that so substantial a defence as the table of the
Houso stood between him and his
redoubtable antagonist.
On tho table rests the mace, of
which evory honorable member stuntls
much in awe. If hy any chance that
weapon was elsewhere while Mr.
Speaker is in the chair, it is impossible to say what would happen to
the fabric of tbo Stato. Before tho
revision ot the rules, the threat that
reduced a recalcitrant member to silence was that ho should forthwith
be named. A too curious man asked
Mr. Speaker Denison what, would occur' if he wore to be named. The
Speaker looked at him and said,
"Tho Lord only knows," a remark
which loft tho result aa vaguely terrible os before. It is tho only' answer possiblo to any enquiry about
the, properties of tho nrnco, which,
when tho House is in committee, in
tucked, away undor the table, to reappear on the return of tho Speaker'
to fhe chair.
Th* ��nr at fit* Heus-*-.,
* From tho tablo to tlio door runs a
strip of cocoauut matting, separating two tiers of longitudinal benches, revered with faded green leather.
Nenr tho swinging' ghxtiA door a broad
dark piece of joiittoor is sown into tbo
matting. It marks tho Bar of the
Houso, which ou occasion is furtbor
made visible by drawing a thin braN;j
rod across tho pneBage. From each
Rido of thin passage flijo.five tiern of
benches at a slope of about 30 degrees. Each wt of tiers In blHPCtod
by a-narrow ntain:a#i> at right ongiew
to tho pnHsngo and known aa tho
gangway, ut, the r.-nd of which, under
tlie ffaJloWfw, are tho cronn benches,
Tlio benches on the right of the
Spookcr aco occupied by tho nupporl-
ei'N of tlu* Govornmojit of the day���
those' ou thn left 'by the Oppuflltion.
Tlio wiatN below tbo gangway, I.e.,
further from the Speaker, are supposed to be the resort of Um independent or (juaHi-indcpendent moni-
bnr��, although ns ���mutter ot fuet, u
truly independent member or mugwump in a rare bird und anathema
to thu purty wljlpw. Opposite the
Speaker Ih a publlo gallory witb the
famous* clock act in tlto front that
figured mo largely fit the days when
Mr. Biggur ot raucouH fame roduced
in, ,i.i ^L.l',,,1.   U>   u   "���'*.'   a, v   tUld     itiudt-
member* orxxtoiMWoly ne-ijimlnted
with tlin nontenf* of bhio book*
which otberwiKe wonld have been
bt-u'fod in probably .dunorved oblivion.
On each Hidu run galloricH. two
j Irrn-hf* deep, rttiorvtnl for member*,
and which or*! twhnieally within the
Uous". Hight nbovo tho Speaker In
tho Vvoxn On I lory, nnd behind and
ahnvo the piiperBtniner* i* the cage
or Jiidlos' Gallery, carefully enclosed
by a gilded grating. It proviri^H nc��
rt-rmmodatlon for rome throo dn?on
ladioH, imrksg Mr. Ulnd*tono'�� i'nr*
liiiru*��irtnrv foroi-r our. corner of Ii
wiih siinvd fo Mi'.'*.. <��lti(lfton<��, who
uu* unfailing' in her iiKf'nrliuice anil
pi-mrliJirui-* in iiriorjiing tlmt rurvirsss
dr-^.-v   ttiti;  u    hn'M-nl-oU'   on  (hi-
nights of special importance. A
boutoniere in the G.O,M.'s lapel was
a sure $ign that a great speech was
In hand.
Mcmbtn CUeatc by J��wl, ,
What first   strikes a   visitor from
Canada,, accustomed to the magnificent provision made for tlie Federal
and Provincial   Legislatures,    is the
absolute dearth of these in the Bri ��� t
tish   Lower   House.     There -are' no !
desks, no chairs, no electric tells* and
no   cuspidors.    Hon.    members     sit
cheek by jowl and on great occasions
wedged- and packed together like the j
proverbial herrings in a barrel. There j
is not even room on the floor of tho j
House for the representatives of tlie I
people ��� they    overflow     into     the |
cross     benches     and   .upstairs    'to'.]
thc     side    galleries.       Inconvenient
and archaic, as it all seems, it,.is, a
moot question'whether it is not roal-
ly an advantage in the conduct,    of
business.      There is . nothing" of- the
still formality inseparable from   the
apparatus of desks, tribunes ancj the
like.    There is a greater   eloetrical
sympathy  and force generated.   The
Houso is moro readily responsive to
thc ebb and flow of dobate. It all helps
to foster and develop that eminently
social fooling which Is ono ot    taio
hiost distinctive marks  of the  British House of Commons.   It has'becn
called the best club in London, and
if   not   quite as   clubablo   in these
ultra    democratic   days,   it   rotaihs
enough of the temperament, manners
and habits which render it still   so
fascinating   to.all   who come under
its spell. ���
���Who Coet Bomo.
At the conclusion of business the
old cry still resounds through the J
corridors, "Who goes home?" reminiscent ol the time when it was
dangerous to walk London's streets
in tho small hours unaccompanied.
Then the opposing whips, always the
best of friends, hold a confidential
confabulation and compare notes.
Seldom, indeed, does personal animosity enter into the political life of
the House of Commons in these
days. The finest feature of the House
is the anvious care with which all
parties seek to conserve, its traditions and to maintain all that makes for tho firm and fair conduct, of
debate. They have been greatly aided in this by a succession of Speakers conspicuous for strength of
character, clearness of jn;lgment and
un impartiality unquestionable and
unquestioned. While this temper exists the House of Commons will remain the finest fruit of an enlighten-
ed party system and _ln_tbis_ respect
a model" for "popular aSBrTmblies-
throughout the world.
Itantfril Habit of bi_i,l Drlnkine Opposed
by  King KUc��r.
King Edgar must lio credited with
doing a uoble work in the reformation of his subjects from tlie baneful
habit of hard drinking. This monarch
nearly anticipated by a thousand
years tho legislation proposed by the
United Kingdom Alliance. Acting on
the advice of Dunstan, says Strutt,
ho put down niatiy, ale-houses, suffering only ono to exist in a village or
small town. Ho further, ordained
that pins,or nails should be fastened
into drinking cups or horns, at stated distances, so that whoever should
drink beyond theso marks at one
draught should lie liable to a sovoro
punishment. Archbishop TJunstan was
equally Koaloum in cheeking intemperance in .the ckureh. Tin) following
extracts ure from a code drawn up
by bim:
"Lot no drinking be allowed iu tho
"Let mwi be very temperate at-
church w'akoff and pray earnestly and
tiufter thero no drinking, or unscora-
" J jot priests beware of druukqnnms,
and be diligent in warning and correcting uthorN in this matter,
"Lot no priest be an ble-sop, nor
in any way act the gleenmn."
Tho Danes drank to great Oftceaa,
and during the lime their Kingw occupied the throne of England drunk-
OririeHH cast a blight ovor the land,
Many imjHirtant c.hangr>.-i in tlio no-
rial Jifo of the country were
brought about by the Norman Conquest. One was the decreafw of
drunkenneHs, Sobriety wan not the
least of the virtues of the NormntiB.
Tlio oiiHtom of pledging has como
down to un from an early iwrlod in
our annals, and fow ot us, uh wm
perform the ceremony at the feHtivo
board, call to rommnbrance the undent historical ntwociatimiw connected with the uwagfl. H in generiilly
agreed that tlie word "plcdgo" i��di>-
riv^l from the French "pleigo," a
Humty or gyige. Sonientudinf^o/ tint
piwt Buy wo d��ri\e the Haying, "DI
pledge you," from a prnvtict in��tl-
tutwl In tho da.VH when tlie Uamii
were a F>owor in this country.
, It in 4Wsei1��.fJ tliat it wun no un
eonuiion oceurronco /or tho trrinehor-
oiih invader* to invito uiu Saxun.H
*��itb iaIhhh tiwy imhoi in <.oiil��w;l to
drink with thom, and whllo drinking
to plunge 'ii knife or dogger into
thoir throat*,:, It c��.m�� to puss that
a mnn would not drink with n. strnn-
���yr "���?*"' *.".���.���;���'������:" ������-������t,-  ,-v   i,,   },i, ,
't*. phxlge for iiis safety. The pledger
then lu'ld up hiu Imifo or NWortl to
protect the peiNon drinking. An unprotected mnn won nn mny victim
for a foo when nigagiHl in thr�� an
ol taking a drink.
S'H.io ctirlvi'...: ��i,t ������; ut) tJ.ijA lb. *.������
appear fn thir "History of <Jrn.t
lh-ltif!\" hy th.. :;*.*.. i;,.,;,,..* jj.,,^
l>.h. In the tiWiiml vnluii,.-. pm,ii,|).
����l hi 177-i. U^h rUifl: If ����� |.-n,r
li.-.liirinn piwnn,,,,,! ,��� ,.,.,���(< ;��� i|r.'|.i"
���*ltH;   iif   ..    V.iWi].   Wi'.ilO.M    ,-\l.:-. sh  I...I-.
mission, it was esteemed a great
mark of dis respect, that nothing but
his instant death could expiate. Nay.
the English were so intimidated that
they would not. adventure to drink
even when they were invited until the
Banes had pledged their honor for
their safety. The man who pledged
the-, drinker stood by weapon in hand
to protect him,"
ft is generally believed that young
Edward the Martyr'was in, 079 as-
.sassinatcd at.the instigation of his
false-hearted step-mother, the infamous E.'Ifrida. He was stabbed in the
biack while drinking-.stirrupcup at
Corfo'Castle. The object of the murder was "to.place Elfrida's Eon on the
throne. Some writers believe that
from this tratredy we derive the.cus-.
torn of pletisring.
Th�� Centlti Volco. Uo tiearUi
���.��� "Naomi,",, he said softly as., he
gazed at flic tnden abovo them,
"isn't the evening beautiful? Bo .You
know, strange fancies throng my
mind on a night liko this.'" , Evei-y
ze! hyr seems to boar gentle voices,
perhaps'.from the spirit world, Do
you hear suth ' yokes?"     /
Silence for a moment,
"I think I do, George."
������What do they sound'like to you?."
"Tliey-are' very indistinct, but they
make me think that papa and brother Henrv are calling the dog."~-Lon-
don Tit-Bits.
/In��ulltt> Injnrj-.
He (reproachf-ul!y)-~Perhttps you,
forget what'-happened yesterday. I
was cut by.niy dearest acquaintance,
the one I love best'in-'all the world,
She (coolly)���The ideal Eo you
really shave yourself.	
.. ��� jj '     .
Bundles of Fears.
"Women are bundles of fear. Tbey
fear poverty and thoy fear the responsibilities of wealth. They are, afraid
to get "married and afraid to be old
maids. Burglars, lightning, mice, the
ballot, scandal, new ventures, old age,
oilier women���they fear everything!
Their commonest expression is "I am
afraid." I know all about it. I ani a
woman myself. ��� A Prominent Clubwoman.
Old Yellow Flannels.
Old yellow flannels can bo partially
bleached by using boras and by washing in thin flour starch water. .One tablespoonful of white flour boiled In
each quart of water in place of soap
will ;;o far toward clearing the sallow
complexion of tbe garment
mS'be Had 'Reasons
For *Being Indignant
Design Kor an Ornamental Wooden
Bowl Por Cartiu, Frutt or Salad���A��
Opera Bag ISnMlly Mnde In Dye*
and Burned Leather.
The amateur.artists and decorator!
at this season of tlie year turn their
thoughts -appreciatively toward, any
suggestions that carry a flavor of
Christinas preparation with them,
and such are some Items for the py-
rographers, which originate with the
Household. Two objects for which
designs are given are quite practical
as well a9 decorative and fill wanis
that many a vomttn will be pleased to
find recognized by goqd St. Nicholas
on his annual round of giftmaking.
Presuming that the amateur possesses tbo knowledge and skill neces-
Silence as of a tou of ice stretched
between thom on the sofa.
At length sbo spoke.
"Mr. Shiffcn," she observed, "aro you
���ware tbat one band of the Barthoidl
statue measures JG feet 5 inches?"
"So I have heard," be nodded, ^lappy.*
to bo addressed again.
"The thickness of the head from ear
to ear," sbe pnrnued klJy, "is ton feet"
"Tho nose Js 4 feet 6 inches long."
"Tb�� mouth is 3 feet across."
"I believe so."
"The waist 33 fuet around."
"Then will yon kindly cxpiniti," she
continued distantly as she roso to leave
tbo room��� "will you kindly explain
why'you stated In the poem -which you
addressed to mo that I reminded.you
of the Ooddofis of Liberty ?"
With tbo-so indignant words sho awept
awny.���-���'Sow York Time*>,
.1  h'nntily Talk.
"Papa, I don't li!i.e to hurt your feel-
Itxgx but It always makes ine angry
when folkf nay I rciemble you se
"li-ui/t hoj.j, iUuhIUj. I gel U'ht-
ably mad ubwt it too."~Chlcajro Trlb-
tint* nor.
Widow Wntne-K���nnw would tnr little
Johnny llko a new pnpn?
Johnny {aged (Ivei-Ob, you nwin't
nbovo tho *spormlbl)lty on tne. um. It
Isn't �� new papa for mc but a new
Inwbnnd tor yourself, that you nro
thinking about.
DUcrrrllti'it Nntlvva.
Jti (iu�� k">' ���"������""; oi" i!;*.;.   I',
d'jin pCMweMhilons the Puteb liuv- a law
'-��� !.!i'1| pMVirlpvi t'.;' ill.-. S,if'--M-:iy of
om* wl'Ke Uian �����:.:���'J !����.- '������jM:;i ���'* t;.;:f
wf wvtii irat.'vin.
sary to execute such' work, only a few,
special hints need be offered with the
designs. The bowl to b�� need is an ordinary twelve inch chopping tray, obtainable at any department store or
agricultural. supply bouse. Select an.
unwarped one and sandpaper it carefully. The difficulty of transferring m
pattern to its curved inner surface:
can be overcome by cutting the design into six e-qual sections, which
should thou be traced In the order of
their succession.
With the curved point carefully bura
the outline of the leaves, always trying to do as much as possible with one
movement of tho point. Half an inch
row band, which holds the design
within its limits. Within this band
make a background to. represent bas-'
ketworlc, which Is peculiarly effective
and appropriate on theso bowls. This '
is done by making closely together
short, deep strokes with the sharper
edge "of tho same curved'point witb
wbich the outlining bas been done.
The whole undcrsurface of the bowl,
with the exception of a band an Inch
wide at the top, should be burned with
this stroke. Tbe edges of the bowl,
hitherto untouched, should lie stained
with black walnut oil stain until tbelr
toue matches that of the burned wood
aud allowed to stand at least half a
day fully to absorb lhe color.
In polishing, a coat of was~ordlna��
ry floor wax prepared with turpentine
���in addition to the two coats of shellac, gives a dull luster that greatly In*
creases tho elegance of the bowl. Put
lt on with a cloth, Wben the shellac
Is fully dry, allow It to stand for half
an hour; tben rub It wJtb a brush, cotton cloth und an untiring energy. These
bowls are u��etl? for vurious practical
purposos-salad, fruits or carda,
Particularly attractive at this season
of tho year In tlio opera glass hag.
mado preferably of ooze calfskin, which
comes, in rich dyca of green, brown nndl
red. In soleoUng tbo leather beware
of tbat which crocks, as nometlmes lu
tho oaso with newly dyed skins. Tboy
will causo great hiconvcnlonce, as the
stain Is almost indelible.
Tlio bag N cn��y of -uuuiufacturc. Cut
out n ploco of leather to fit the largo
end of tlio glasses and stitch to It In a
seam a straight, rectangular piece Ave
Inches deep, Stlloh up tbo side scam,
faco und draw up with silk cord or
ribbon, Carefully transfer the fleur-
de-lis pattern with a bard pencil and
OVT.YX V.MV 0T�� -W11WT1 Y.V.ATttWl,
thou Willi u oMiiparaUvdy cool point
outline tbo unHij, first, however, patting n piece of wood or eardbonrd In*
sido iho bag to protect the leather bo
low it. it yotl prc'lur, uu tu bvutuwa
Iho outlines with an oven neoreh. A
heavy lino burned around the bottom
of the bntft to Imitate eonling In th��
seam, given a desirable flntob.
wiiit* of Kate '
Tbo while of un egg la n very wtxil
hoti'-vbnlrl reni-My. For burn* or s*-rtl*��hs
so apt to oriur In the Mtrl-j-n. ll is tlw
hont possible .ippllcatlon. excluding tho
air aud m citing tbe rmko and pre*
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"       ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������             ��������� ���������"      ��������� *"      " *  10 02    Duuo-in's   " 10.42 Koonig's...  ������' 11 38  Coldsirt-am.  Ar 12.0G...,  " 5.00  '������ 5.36  "   0 32  .Vicoria Ar 7.00  THE    TTJSriOiN     EAY  I  Ufa     IT  YARDS  S. NAKAN0, Propriebor.  Hani-Burned and ordmnry tfncKs,  'Fire Brkfo,   Pressed and OrJinary.  Drain Vilim���������    sin., 4m., and 6in  Fire Buchiiuj of all kinds to order.  Yards at Union Bay.  8T.0KH.K Aiming -    oum:bhi^IjA1td b.o  s. 3. "City of Nanaimo.'  Leaves Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo, calling at Musgraves, Vesuvius, Crofton*. Kuper, and Thetis  hiands first and third Tuesdays of  ' each month; Fullord, Ganges, and  Fern wood, remaining Tuesdays in  each month.  Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Comox, connecting with s,s. Joan at  Nanauno.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Nanaimo direct, connecting with  tram lor Victoria  Leaves Namiimo Thursday, 7 a.m,, for  Comox and way ports.  Leave? Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Leaves Nanaimo Fridav, 2 p.m.; first  and third Fridavs of each month to  Ganges, remaining Fri-days of each  month to Ladysmith.  Leaves Gangesor Ladysmith Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and way ports,  VANCOUVER-NANAIMO ROUTE  S. 8.     "JOAN,"  Sails from NHnaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundavs.  Sails from Vancouver after arrival of C.  P.R. Train No, 1. daily except Sundays, at 1 p.m.  TIME fABLE EFFECTIVE  JUM Ut, iXhiil,  VIOTORIA TO WKliLWGXON,  No. 2-Dally. No. 4-8nnd������y  A.M, V,M,  Do, 9 00 Victoria Do, 8.00  "     U.'niO CulUrtVlbittU,,., ,   "     'tim*  " 10.24 Kocnig'i  ���������������   421  41 11 00. ,I)nno������n'������    "  B.00  l' M, V M.  " 12 85 .        .Nanntmo  "   0.41  Ar 12 6.1.. WellingUn Ar. 7.03  WBLLX-W K TO VICTORIA,  No. l���������iuil Na. H   Suuday  A.M. A.M.  Do.  bOO.. Wellington D������.3(K>  "   8.20 Nioaimo  "   3.14 I   (*)  ' MM  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tic������  kets on sale, good ovet rail and steamer  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged'for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  lhe Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, sieamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing,  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good for going Journey Saturday and Sunday, returning not later  than Monday.  Gec.L. Courtney,  Traillo Manager.  St. Aim'* SCHOOL  QUAMICHAN,   B.C.  A Boat cling School for girls, with department for orphans, pleasantly located  at three miles from   Duncans Station.  Primary and Preparatory Eng\jph Couise.**  Competent  Instructors for  Piano and  Needlework.   Cutting and Fitting also  taught.   Board and Tuition, $9 a month.  For particulars, address���������        ������  SISTER SUPERIOR,  . " .    'Taouhalenyt-VO.;  I...  O.   F.  ���������pOUKT DOMINO,  3518, meets"  the last Monday in the month  in tho K. of P. Hall.  Visiting Brethren invited.  17m 12t *.ir-r..if<?*+- '"  m  vt  TH E  CO'BIBIAND EWS  Iw.������--d Every Tuesday.  W.   t.ANDVHRON,      -     -      -       KM*���������  oolmi.   - *t Tuk Skw- art* oi-'' to aS;  ���������who wish to ������-xpr������i>s vherein vi-ws  o j mat-  l ^.il'hc iiiUr* a'-.  ti  i*V  Whilo wo <\ i U'.t iioUl ..uraelvftB  re    ->n������i-  hi- tor tlio uicoranees (if conasi-oi den-..-, wp  r-^ur.-j   ilr'j r a1'1   "'   dediuiog  to inaer  otnmunioaiiona unnecessarily p������ri-<mnl.  TUESDAY, FKBY. 16 1904  "a little too soon."   Why tlie Old Man  Objected to th*  Hanging.  As the stage drove Into Dawson In  the nnterailroad days we noticed the  body of a man banging from the limb  of a tree near the hotel, but no one expressed surprise or asked questions. It  was an hour after our arrival when a  little ol<Ji man came along on foot and  began making a fuss about the hanging. He said so much and said It in  such loud tones that the man who had  bossed the job finally turned on him  with:  "See yere, old man, what's all thla  row about anyway?"  "About that hanging 1" shouted tie  old man.  .   "Waal, didn't the kuss steal a boss?*  j   "He did, and lt was my boss too."  !   "And  you  wanted   bim  bung,  ot  tourse?"  i   "Of course I did."  "'���������   "And Isn't he up thar In tiptop shape  and accordln to Hoyle?"  "He are, but you was too blamed sud-  fien about it You didn't give him time  enough."  "Didn't we give hikn ten mlnlts to  prepare hia soul?"  "I reckon you did, but he took them  hull ten minits askln.the Lord to forgive his sins and was swung off before  be could tell whar be had hid the hoss  away." M. Quad.  Aiming High.  V  OOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOO'  c  _   .    .   o  ���������s  Ci'fen-cs tt������ gol* SVTIr."f> '���������jLthr.t WK1"  KJalie auti fc-luve sSoue��������� fur flon.  Everyboiij-ekoiildjointUeMuriJnl IHrxaTy V.v  BlBOltLbof Ainorisa, Tborola nothing a!a*a H!io 11  anywhere. It coats almost) noxblng so join and the  tenofltaltRlvesarawondarful. Jiierabios you to  piueaaso buukGautlperlodicals.musXo&rid music*:!  inscrajnents at uptidal cut' prices. II. Beeuros to-  Auced rates at many hot-als. It ausworB questions  free of charge. It offers scholarships nud valuable cosh pi-Ucs to members. It, maintains club  rooms In many citlfs lor ilsmewb-a-a. In addllicu,  o\-Dry member receives tbeoffloiRt mtsgaidne entitled" JEv������r.v Month**Bpublicat5oKlnaolassby  Itscll'.lncluUlniit 6 pieces of high-olam* vocal and Instrumental mus!o(full alr.oj each month without  extra oliargo: 72 plooes in oro year lu all. YOU  OAN GET ALT. OP THK3E BEKKFllS FOB ALMOST NOTHING.  The full yearly membsrsMp feo is OneDollar for  which you get all above, and ?on uiny-cvitb-  draw nny tlmo within tbr������������Q jiuomhs tt you  want to doso and get your dollar tai-eb. If you  dont care to spend $1.09, send 85 coots i'or three  months membership. Nobody can afC*.i*d to pass  this offer by. You will (jet your mosey back Jul  value many times over. Full particulars will bo  sent free of charge, but If you ate wise you will  send In your request for membership with tho  I (roper fee at once. The23els. threo months menv  lershlp offer will soon cbanRO, Wrlto at onco ad'  dressing your letter and enclosing $1.00 for full  year's membership or twenty-five ceuts for three  months to    MLVXVAr. JCITEKAWS- M1T8I0 CT.VB  No. ISO NiiKsun 8fc��������� M. "S-. Ctly._  ������������������      "    " XBS3  ���������w  c  c      3   J!  O  o  1$ i  _a.i>t:d  o  c  c  ?K3SS Sft OR? ^  ft  i am prepared   to c  furnish Stylish Rigs ���������������  and do Teaming at C  reasonable, rates. q  5 D. KILPATRICK x  q Cum HERL AND o  O()0 OOOCOOOOOi OOOO'^O  o  K*\  ���������w  ���������*\  o  f"\  sm.Miincx.ui'nimanuan  (Hcio.t*t-.& cic?t���������.->Oci6t,'r.l--*:i^*Bra-Joi.iciuT..j c jSor������c-cioc?rit,  "e.r,v.w*ii*aliu*-j-a.acoti**wt-.J,-:.ta^osu-������*juu*D������*s. -.,,_  sil?S8l .   -.r-wwiw-r, assScS  boaMtia  .1  i  X.  "k'vVi;* COv*Vff������0!-������f.-i  Ci**.,  Anyone sisro'lnK uAul ' '.-i-j 'U-:.ai-r'-/������ n.w  qutc'c!vaicu!-"..*i.t!, flea, wnetoei- .in ;rH-.:ii-.u.*iiii  tiroh'ilily oiitc'iti.ble. Cnn-r-unif-atici j ,-\i icf.ly  contidentlal. OMertt ip^::c.-- ������������������'..'ttii-i-nn'Siw "i:*<  In Americ:'..   Wc lmv.i n V.'.-.sliini-f. 'i -,e, . o  I^iitents tolicn throni>2i Muuu <N* o... ity���������iva  B^euiiJ:uitlc"jintli'*  8CIEHTIFI0 ft������������RS0fiM,  ��������� fcenntiful'.y illn������mted Hnvst cli*ni..*:Von of  flxix ai'-(&ut\'A\- '.on:nn.*, wck" v, ten-i-s,'it.t'ti :i you.'l  CO...0siX tuor.-iis f-i'v-'t!.'.':: ooi'Ips > ���������'. iiAK3J>  3ook ON 1-^.  i""-'   '.* ��������� r i       i'u';*' i  N otice.  Rirlinp on li^omolivca and   rail  , way cars of   the   Union ��������� Ooliiery.  Company"l������y any  person   ^r   per  sons���������except "aip.cvew-^ifs strictly  pro1'il.'ited.    Krnpioyeps   r-rc  ������nh-  ject t' Jir-mirFiil for allowing stunt**  BB'?  ������sS  Hut!  tr.M  HjJ������  Er-n  Mli>S  R'73.  ti^S  Boa  p  Now ifi |!s 3S!h Year  Tho .l������ari!rg"mhir>iT-perli<!ltsii cf .tho  wo.'id, v/'ih tho-sl!'onc������'it editorial staff  .cfai'.y technical publication.  * ERa  SubscriDtlon S-j.'OO a year (Including    ������h3  U. ^., Crndlar,. f,'c.-.ican pistaKe.) ���������������  Th.v. JotiRKAi  a-d, Pacific   Coast    ���������_  Miksr ' togstW, $6.00. . '. ���������  fi-uTiph, copies, freo. Ser.d for Book  Ca$'alor:i;el   *      ,:  Thk E'Soiwebring and Mmmcs Jouenal  -261 Brcadway, Now York    -  5s������'  "PS  Our fee retunied if we fail. Any one sending sketch and description of  nny indention will promptly receive our opinion free concerning the patentability of panio. "How to obtain a patent" sent upou request. Patents  ^ccured through us advertised for ������ale at our expense.  Patents taken out thror.gh us receive specid tiotke* without charge, in  The Patent Rkcoud, an illustrated aud widely circulated journal, consulted  by Manufacturers and Investors,  Send for samole copy F&K&. ' Address,  {Patent Attorneys,)  fa������,     ~     WMlHZmTQN, Dm Oa  ^TCKroraS^SNSR^^  1  v:i$ ������-,--  zli-jc.:^a^rawt>oj?a������i^oo*^^������,^poS^i2fii^"������H^l?  ^Hi������I^M-**M'iuai������aiauwunuMk*OM������������i������BUilJr^fcta  ���������%t. ������������������/Al.a.'MUuU'*-1 *"kiJ  Cumberland  Hofce  Bv order  FnAN'-^  D    TATTLE  Manager.  "I dunno whether T should prefer to  marry a markis or a millionaire wlien  l grows up, but motber says I'll 'avo  to be pertlckler careful and not chuck  m*fself away."  A Theatrical Influence.  "What is ypur objection to thoso  puro, wbolesohio down on tho farm  dramas?"  "Tboy eierciso a demoralizing influence on me," said tho man with tho  heavy mustache and expensive clotlies.  "But they are commended as a moral  Influence."  "Thoy don't work that way with mo.  You seo, I was once a confldonco man,  and I can't soo a stage fall of happy  haymakers without wanting to get  around to tho stage door after the  show and sell thom gold bricks."���������  Washington Star.  HURTS MRSMHSi  3009 Westminster Road  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND Si* .OND STREET.  CUMBERLAND, P.. 0.  Mus. J. H. Piickt, Proprietress.  When in Cumberland he sure  and stay at tin* Cumberland  Hotel, First-Class Accomodation for transient and permanent boarders.  Sample Rooms and  Public Hal!  -Ran-in-Gonnection-with-Hotel  Great   Clubbing    Ojfer  "HIS PAPER and the Illustrated Weekly NORTHWEST Farm aud  HOME published at North Yakima, Wash., with i,ranch offices at ���������  beanie, Wash., Portland Oregon, and Vancouver, B.C., will be sent one ���������  year for $2.50      lhe NORTHWEST Fakm and Homk ib ihe third oldest  agricultural paper in America.    It was established in 1&47.    All farmers met. tngs, lairs and market reports are published in full,     h-very"  department is replete with matter tliat is adapted to the localcundi;ions  prevailing in the New Northwest.     Dairying,  Li\e Slock  llnxding,  Fruit-growing, Poultry Raising, Book-keeping, The Household Young'  People's page, The Grange, ������;tc., are among tlie regular departments.  The price of thai weekly is $2 a vear by itself, but we club our paper and  the Northwest Farm and Home for $2.50 a year.  This is the most comprehensive Farm and Horticultural  paper it has been our fortune to receive, lt is of inestimable  value to the Farmer, Storktaiser, Orchardist, Beekeeper and  others   ���������       ....           Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per day  ���������������w,e.*������������������**a������ara.'ittwr' ��������� irw������!iWKWiHiw������  afmwrr,rrm**_^  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees..  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSKS,   CtRHBN-  HOUSB AND HARDY PLANTS  Homo-Grown at d Iu port'd.  Garden, Field & Flower Seeds  (N1"W    DKOlM !  ONION SETS &c. for Spring .Planting. J  '. v*    Eautorn Prides or less. White Labor  -FERTILIZERS-.  BEifi HIVES and SUPPLIES  CATALOGUE   FREE.  fill Morning MI������������������Ioti.  "Yon nhviiytt get np ������t 5 o'ehsvh In tli������  Woviilng, do you?"mid tlio ln<itils!t.vi������  cousin. "Whnt do you do with yoiuwlf  at thnt unoni'thly hourV"  '���������Oh, 1 tlnkor nroiitid, the hmi������o till  bronkfABt timo." rppMinl Mv. MiH>lar.  "Wlint doyoii tinker nf/"  ���������'ICi���������gottlng brooUfOHt moHtly," said  Mr. Mucker, wltb iuuio r-aluetuiiav  M. J. HENRY,  VAN0OXJVER, B.O  Do you intend buying a rifle or  pistol? If so, get the best  which is a  Rifles range in price from $4.00 to  $75.00, For large and Braall game,  altio for target practice. Pistols from  $2.50 to $20.00. ,-ji  Send stamp for lamo catalocno lllus-ti.  tratlnj? eorapleto line, orimful 6������ valuabJo I;  informutlon to sportsmen. j\ ���������  J. STEVENS ARMS AKD TOOL CO.'J^  '--���������Box No.,     iiiiin''  CHICOPEE FALLS, >j^sti*^.r''  MASS , U. 8. *. , ^lliii1.  MtXi.-^t''  '<*/*$>  ffw*  ���������^f.  OF EVERY CLASS AND DESCRIPTION  At   LOWEST    RATES.  r-tJmoiu&Zt  nxm>mmmsximi*Tffl^  Both lido* of It,  CnHtlcton (to Dnnhawityi-What do yfttt  think of It? Here's Clubborly, who I  hnvo always thought wn������ 0 (lioud ot  mlno, aotimlly nnUlnn mo to l<>ntl III 111 $U5.  t'lubliprly (Ifttnr, to Dnnha wny (-What  do ynu tlilnlt of It? Here's. Cuatletnn,'  who 1 bnvi������ nlwnys thnugbt wns a Monti  of uiluo. octunlly rof iislun to lend mo $20,  FiiMt Bnoiinh.  tphlttm *r*m.im\rtn���������Mv hov wr\*t*a home  thnt your son Jnck Isu't gottins aloug  Tory fnst ������t col!������������������������.  Deacon OWUriii���������Don't jrou bcller*  irbnt yonr boy's tollin' yoa. ridtr. i**V*  coin' thrown fast onoujrli. He rims  nwny   nhend   of   bis  atlowanco  every  lUWiiili.  BLOOD  DISEASE  CURED.  If ton ovpt contracted any TlleoApr I'rlvata Dis������an������t yoti nrj oovo>- ������a*o wtll th������  i Tints or poison has basn er-Mllcaud from tlio Hyntsw.  Don't b-s naU������ti������a wltlt^a  "wrtcUun"'byB-imo family doctor.  Our Kew Method *h 0������oront������ed to  Cur* Itf No P*y. ������9.Mo Hornets UoaU without Wri������t������tt coiii*������������t.  Curod Whos> eJil Elao ITallod  ���������'Could I lira my onrlyllfs over. U1I0 titstlmonlal would flotbt  iioceaorry.tliotiiihlwftBnorooroolafal thaa ujo������i������nas etcmat  yomtt m������a. Early tndlncretlon*, JaUr m-cmh^s, oxposuro to  contajfiovs<Jlnea608P.UU8lp������iH.obrsukdown wy systom. WUea  rcomrasncml to reattee my condition I was almost f rautlc. Doctor  after doctor tfoatcd mo but ouly trava ma relief-not a ears. Hot  Hprluw UeHwd m������, but did not cure me. Tha symptoms always  retnrned. Mercury nud Potash drovo tho poison Into my system  Instaad cf driving It oat. I bless tbe day Jew New Mstbod  Treatment t������an r������commend������d to mo. I Investigated wuo yoa  wera first, nn<TSndl.iir you bad over 35 years' experlsnes and re.  tsponslblsflnaaclaUy. I iravo you ray caso nuder a guarantse.  '-^    ���������-- -   us there has not ber  tba blood dlsejiso."  M. A. CONWY.  Nervoni Debility, ftrictart,  CIRCULARS.  NOTICES  BILL-HEADS  LETTER-MEADS  '.    MEMORANDUMS  ENVELOPES  BUSINESS CARDS  LABELS & BAGS  BILLS OF PARE  Etc.,        Etc., Etc,  CONCERT PROGRAMMES  BALL PROGRAMMES  DIHPLAY BILLS  POSTERS  CONCERT TICKETS  BALL TICKETS  MENUS  RECEIPT FORMS  A BSTRACT of ACCOUNTS  Etc.        Etc.,        Etc.  ORDERS EXECUTED WITHOUT DELAY.  You enred w* pnrmknent'ly, nn'd In elx years tliere has not besa a  bom, najn. ntair or any otbsr sy mptsm of   IIIYNrslnOstrelt,  ���������,_,,......    _,-.���������,  We trent unit etira Verlc������c������le.  Blood Poison  .1  Death Intimations  Funeral Invitations ,  Memoriam Cards  On Shoktfst Noticr.  It will Pay you  TO  ADVERTISE  IN  THK  *  jiapettiicy, muxes Uraioe, ������������.u������������jr uwi ������^J������.������ -DJ*.-^.*.  C#e*f)UU*B Tin   QtiotllBtt W������n1< fw Mows trB������tm������!t< se* **������**��������������� free.  DRS. KENNEDY & KERGAN.  I4S BHBI.BT ������THEBT.     DiSTHOIT, MIC*.  *m  tMMWw-,*������*i������������i������'������������rt'ii.������pi������������������it..'������gMW^aiiiiii 11  1 iiiih winn >��������� ���������,!!��������� '������������������  ,}\..J'L-   'To Cur������ a GoM m Om Bay S^. g  Take LcnuW BNaBO 01P111E0 TMm. JZ mtL  box. 25c.  m  ___________  ���������"NEWS,"  1 he most Northerly r^jw pvibllalicJ on thc hhna,  Subscription,      ���������        -     $2.oo per an  T^r-.%T"������fTT-!I������       A \rl'  Cumberland, B.C  Ofiice Hours:���������8 n.m. til! 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 to ta. THEXEWTBAXSYAAL  BRITAIN AND BOERS   R'dP'AlR'.'v'G  ^      RAVAGES OF THE. WAR.  THE  What, ������r th* Tinfc, Hai ��������������������������� Alrtudj*  Done���������Tlio Zt*conitnicUoa **������ It Ic lJr������>������  cri������<liii������-~F*>oplo Arm iairJy CarelalJ���������  Titer* Are, liowcver. Two Olas*** ������f  l>;inEerou������ I>**itckuien A mo;:;; Thom.  A repatriation officer*, ��������� whoso duties  have taken him to all parts of tho  Transvaal since the close of the  South .African war, writes as follows  in the London Times concerning his  observations:  "ino littlo over twelve months no '  on������ can expect the ravage of st  nearly throe years' war to be thoroughly repaired; but to oho,, liko myself, who traveled over the country  Immediately after the declaration of  peace, who haa been continually  traveling over the country since,  watching the progress of tho work of  restoration, and who has been over :t  once again quite recently, the extraordinary rapidity with which the recovery has boen made is astounding.  The first trek revealed nothing but'  devastation, desolation, blockhouses.  and barbed wire.  Tho IteconitmcUoit.  "Tho last trek revealed houses  built up; cattle, horses, and live  stock of all descriptions gracing on  the veldt; immense tracts of ground  ploughed up; roads and drifts repaired; outlying towns, formerly in  ruins, how not only rebuilt and  prosperous, but growing with extraordinary rapidity. One found all thc  paraphernalia of local Government-  police magistrates, and officials of  all kinds. One found everywhere prospectors and others bent on the development of the country, no doubt  for tho sake of their own and for  their principals' pockets, but at "tho  same time benefiting the State. Ono  saw schools full of happy children.  One/came across new settlers-, full of  courage, enterprise, and hope- One  visited settlements of Dutch and  British.side by side, determined to  take their- part in the building up  of successful communities. There was  tho country, hardly froe from the  visible signs of war, and in spite of  all the setbacks and difficulties encountered since its oonclusion, beginning to assume tho uspect of a flourishing colony inhabited by a hopeful  _and_cleterjnined,people  ,   "The policy of looking -upon thc  Bow as a British subject from the  moment he became one has been carried out from the beginning. Great  Bsitain, at any rate, can rest content with her work of resettling  tho former inhabitants of her new  colonies.  "But tliere Is still another side of  the question to be considered. How  do tho Boers themselves look upon  what has been done for them and  what are their feelings toward their  now Government? Tho answer to  this question must to a very great  extent guide our future policy in tho  new colonics.  lhs Boers Graltful.  "Personally, I believe that the  average Boer has a distinct, feeling  of gratitude tor what has been dono  for hiin, and that ho is fully aware  of tho magnanimity of his how Gov-  ernment. But his gratitude is to a  degree discounted by the uncertainty  of tho future. The great major^y  are in tho Government's debt; and it  ls tlio doubt as to how far their  shard of tho irco gift of ������8,000,000  will got them out of debt which  looms largely in thoir winds.  "To my mind the hardest task is  still in front, namely, tho collection  oil debts, tho just assessment of  claims, nnd, above all, tho fulfilment  Of promise** made. It is tho manner  iii which obis work .is carried  out which will detormlno the  ftttitudo to be adopted by  tho greater proportion of th'? Boer  population.   It must be carried out  With     th������J  U/i.'t     HOl-UpulotlS    fiUn^'SH  and tbo utmo.*" tact, nnd no pi'-mui���������  mado by us rnc*t remain unfulfilled.  "Tho Boom dn not accept tho now  order of things without considerable  misgiving, md thn hurt to their na^  tional pride cannot bo at onco healed; but I fully believe that for (.ha  most part they hnvo faith and conusance In tbelr new Government., and  that their confidence will bo kept ho  long a* we cairy out our professed  principle* ef Integrity nnd fair play.  But, if once lost, it will be well-  nigh Impossible lo regain. It In a  diflicult task which faces th/' Admln-  Irtratlon, but one which, If carried  out woll, will havo a la������i h-.fi isfltxt  on the future of the country.  Tu.j W.ar a If m Ir.  "What I   have stated aho'v������   .ip-  pllen to the nverugo country   lloor:  liuw   th*������������o   .ut,   i.������tu   wlliU   *./���������������.������������.   ...ii.  tti bo ocvntlder'-A I'lr-.t, <V������-,- it**  ������ho 'temporary irreconcllablee,' tmJ  those. I am afraid, exist to a vory  considerable numbwr, Thoy tiro led  by plover men, und their ntttt'Klo ir,  hidden bv on ntitwnrd musk nt no������������������-  sivo acceptance, Wo long m anything enn ho got out of tho Government their two feeling will be k������*'j>t.  in cluck, but wli"n once thoy hnve  obtained all they think poMilhlu Ut<w  may bo expected to show tit. iv  hnnd..  "This clnvH rotpiiren governing v. m n  line with the rust. But if they are  allowed a free hand, and open sedition is winked i'u,'they vvill become  a, source of considerable political  trouble sn the luture.  ������������������There is yet one other i;lass,Valthough -but a yinull one. Theso wo  may cali the ^permanent irreconcilable*.' And it i.s from these that  the chief danger may ori90. They  sti!) share with thoir cousins of the  Cape Colony the aspiration of .some  day swing a great Afrikander "Republic in ..South 'Africa. The idle  dream of obtaining this by the sword  '������^s been put aside; b������t the dream  remmns, and the manner in which it  is to be realized is by  1'olilioaJ Intrigti������.  Those drcanifers have already -'-.begun  to sow the seed of discontent,among  the otherwise well-disposed inhabit'  ants; but whether it germinates ���������' or  not must depend upon the future  policy of the Government.  "At tho present' moment sutneient  labor is not available in the country, although in a few generations  tho natives, having been educated in  tho value of money, may in sufficient numbers offer their services..ia  order to obtain the same. But the  necessity is urgent from both an  economic and a political point ol  view. It is apparent to almost every  thinking man that tlie whole future  of the country depends, upon it3 instant prosperity.  "The very first thing whicli the  Government should do in South Africa is to permit and offer every  facility for the importation of Asiatic labor. The second requirement,is  capital for tho development of tbe  agricultural possibilities."  LONDON IN STATISTICS.  ���������oould get aH tbe excitement of u  powerful narcotic by eating a cordite,  charge of cartridges, .each of which  contains sixty strands of cordite,  and is very similar in appearance to  vermicelli.  The British Medical Journal gives  particulars of this form of intoxication. "It says that Major Jennings,  on learning tliat tho men had been  eating c*rdite, mado experiments  himself. On .sucking a strand, her  found it sweet, pleasant, and pungent, but it resulted in a headache  which lasted for thirty-six'* hours.  .'Dissolved in tea it produces almost  immediate exhilaration, ���������'inciting almost demoniacal actions," followed  by a heavy sleep and stupor of from  five to twei"e.' hours, according to  the quantity taken. Added to beer  it produces the worst effects, exciting a quarrelsome and destructive  mania,, and producing the most rapid  "intoxication.  MY HEART'S DARLING  ���������V W. HBf MBUBO.  old  ll***    '"V;|f.-M    ti'":  ���������'"  ...    in, |   ui'"'  .ut in.) Hi' : i ilr. ii'it  .  r up/ .1  ili.-!i  inu:'t  Ir*  iiiiito'toty  only    by li:-!i.,   '.'<>  jtujf,   h*tr,.ifi'tii^   th  jVm'Qlitll.ib.* :*' v. i!l  !.i!|ijii*e':>������''l.  ....;h    u >������������������������;. -  lV|,-.-#.    ,'in  i..  t.; I-;  Ut:  Rate of jncT.mam in  l'-opnlulJlou) Xm Slowing Bovn-From   Doath   l'oliit ot  Xlmvr London in Fair.  The Birmingham Daily Mail makes  some significant comments upon JLon-  don life as reiiected in "London Statistics, 1902-1903." The weighty  volume, says the reviewer, "can  scarcely be described as a record of  London life. Great as is the volume  of 800 and odd pages, it would not  be big enough to notice till the romance���������the comedy and the tragedy���������  the light and thc shade of that wonderful city. Nevertheless, this book,  prosaiely named, gives us some interesting and at times unexpected information with regard to the life of  the people, in London in tho years  ������1902~1903r-'While-ono������is-prepared -to-  be told tliat tho population of the  administrative county is 4,536,541.  that of 'Greater London,' which includes tlie area of tho city and metropolitan polico, and 'every oarish  of which thc wholo is within 15 miles  of Charing Cross, or oi which part  is within 12 miles of Charing Cross,'  is 6,581,402���������a rather disappointin-?  figure, one's ideas on that subject being nearer ten millions than six  "Yet another mild surprise   awaits  us in the statement that tho rate of  increase of the population appcai-s to  bo slowing down, having beon    onl.v  16.8 per cent, in the ton years 1891-  1901,    a smaller percentage   of  increase than has ever been  previously  recorded,    From a health point   of  view, again, London is a great   deal  better than most peoplo would   imagine.    The death rate in 1901   was  17.1 per 1,000, .as   compared    with  18.6 in the jfrevious year.    Thus  it  appears that tho London death rato  waa lower than that of any   of   tho  groat cities of .the kingdom,    oxcept  Bristol and Leicester, uud lower also  than    tliat of tosy foreign   capitals*,  except tho small towns of   Amsterdam, 13ri>-.isds and   Stockholm.     In  that   same   year���������1901.���������thqro , wore  fewer fatal street accidents   than  in  any year  since   l8SG-*"nnm������ly   302.  Tho smnUnesa   of thi������ figure   is   an  cloquont   testimony   to   iho skillful  manner in wbich London   traffic   i������  regulated.   Somo of the metropolitan  streets nro tho most contfwted streets  in tho world, yet tho traffic goes   on  without many accldontn.  "Another ourioutt fact brought out  by thlM record in that there aro over  a quarter oi a million more   women  than men In the County ot London,  there being   1,118 females to   overy  1,000 males.   'J'hls excess of female**,  it is explained, is duo to the   large  number of female sorviuus, who  are  estimated to numbor 1284,308, agalnut  only lH.Mia male* similarly employed. London, lt Is��������� IntorcstltiR to know,  has 130,000 aliens, of whom 80,000  are males. On tho housing question,  tba report, throws a singularly effect-  Jvo light.   Tlie County ( Council, we  learn, lias completed  ulx scheme* ot  clearing unsanitary areas,   und  has  seven more in hnnd.   Thi* number of  pereonu affected,   however,   Is   only  about 10.W0 altogether, though over ������1,000,000   sterling in involved���������  which shows what nn expensive htiBl-  mwis this is!   No one with a   know-  liiu^ii %il "Lt-nitlisit olll ue oufpcitivit   ui  bono tbnt the Poimly C'c-u.-j 53    hups  open 01 public pnr!is and op-rn npnoen,  with a total aurengo of 3,852.   Bui  most jwoplo wiil wonder   why   the  qucorly named uncca of 'shinty'  and  'tnmbourelln' nr������> r������rr>vl<!fi1    ti   .r\on  ot thoso parks at tho expense of tho  County Council.   That Isody, by the  way, taken   considerable credit   for  having secured improved   workmen's  train services.   The number of .single  Journeys   made   by   pawn-owi   at  wiirhtnen'"! fare's Is nbout 7,1,000,000  unmmlly."   ��������� ��������� ���������.������<���������  ,������i.  (.(.t Urniili on (i.ri'.ll*.  inning     the    South   Afrlcm  earn-  ' pnii'n the ixritlrh ftoldlora di-^imnitl  AppsnranooK Jfot I>������c*pptlv������i.  Miss KIdorly came from a very  family, didn't she?"  "Oh, yes."  "Well, she looks it."  They All Saw It Move.  Mrs. Bnrton, with her husband, Sir  Richard Burton, the famous traveler,  and two ladles, bad driven out ot  Triest to a village dance and were sitting in the carriage listening to the  hand.   In telling of it she said:  Suddenly, at the top of a roof, I  caogbt sight of a rat, which appeared  t������ mo to be spellbound by the music.  "Lool������!" I said. "Don't move, but  ���������watch that rat fascinated by the music."  So we nil sat and watched It and  thought it most interesting that rata  should be susceptible to music like lizards and snakes.  We all saw It move. We all saw its  head turn and its tail move, and wc  kept still, not to frighten it away. The  next day, feeling so much interested in  the affair, we sent to inquire about it  The rat, it turned out, was made of  painted tin and fixed to the top of the  house.  So much for imagination.  A Rlffld Sabbatni'tan.  A Canadian university man is enlivening his home circle with the following story: Ho was touring In Scotland  last summer. One Sunday morning ho  put his little hammer in his pocket (he  is an amateur geologist) and, strolling  out-upon-the-hiIls,_began���������to._cbSp-off.  such specimens ot rock as interested  him. A native passing by looked on  with a frown. "Sir," he said, "do ye  ken yer breakin' more than stones  there?" "Breakin' tho Sabbath, eh?"  said the young Canadian, with a laugh,  and, to appease the Scot, be putaway  the hammer and walked a little way  with him. A turn of tbo road revealed  the ruins of a castle. "What castlo is  that?" said the stranger. "It's noo th������  day," was the severe reply, "to be  speirhi* sic things."���������London Outlook.  A fterole Pliytrtdiui,  A deadly plague was raging in the  city of Marseilles. The doctors could  do nothing, for very little was tnown  of the disease, owing to tho danger sur-  rounding any inquiry into it In a  council among themselves they came to  the conclusion that the corpso of a victim must be dissected, but It would be  death to tho operator. Upon this being  decided a eelobrated physician, ono of  their number, arose and declared that  for the safety of his country he would  glvo himself up to the tash. He then  Immediately left tlio room, made his  will and .arranged his affairs. At day-,  break on tbe following morning ho entered tho home where it man had just  died of tho piagno. Here ho mado a  complete examination of the body, performed the necessary operations and  wroto down all ho observed. Whon  this was completed ho loft tho house,  threw tbo notes he bad mado Into vino*  gar that they might not carry Infection  and retired to a lonely spot. There he  died within twelve hours.  ��������� "I must thank you very much, my  dear Frau Adler," said Selma's mum-  ma, who had suddenly become very  very wide awake, and was taking off  her wraps in the Frau Counselor's  room at four tliat morning���������they  had just returnee from the ball���������  "very much, for the excellent care  you have taken of Selma."  Frau Adler looked at her friend in  surprise; sho had already been much  annoyed at her tfon's disappearance  from the ball. What was this now?  Fraulein Pelma was sitting in hor  tumbled green dress in the corner by  tlie stove, '.sobbing.        ���������  "You muy well cry.1' scolded hor  mother. "Your ftuh.-r will see to  drying your tours, you ungrateful  child!",  "I can not help it," sobbed the  girl.  "She has engaged herself, Clara,"  said tho angry mother, turning to  the speechless Frau Counselor, "engaged herself to that Ferr Proviso  there. Did you not notice anything?  Yop are generally^ so observant  in those tilings. And they have  actually arranged everything. Oh,  and we Averc thinking she was in  such good hands hero!"  "Selma," cried Frau Adler, "are  you not ashamed of yourself?"  "You ought to have looked after  her .better,',' interrupted tho mother.  "I shall have a fine time of. it with  my husband. Dress yourself, my  child, and pack jour things; as soon  as it is light we will go home."  -"Father might buy him a drug-'  store," said a tearful voice from behind a lace-trimmed handkerchief.  ���������'Buy him a drug store, as if it  were some ginger cakes! What do  you know about money? T will tell  ���������-you how matters are. You have engaged yourself, but as for marrying,  vou need not think of that, my  child."  ������������������ Tlie little maid-servant brought in  cofTee; but,had to ask her mistress  three times for the key of the sugar-  box, she stood there oo bewildered.  All in vain; all���������this thankless  girl!  "How did you come to know each  other?" demanded her mother.  "Speak out!"  "At the Schutzcnfest, in tho summer."  ���������*������������������ivliure-mSur ���������   '   "At the circus. I happened to sit  near him, and then���������1 was there  tvil.li Llie postmaster's family -���������and  then we ��������� that is, Sicsel aud her  cousin, and lie and I rode in the  merry-go-round together, and then  lie escorted mc home."  "Very line; and you allowed that,  Clara? Where else did you sec each  other?"  "In thc street, and at the drug  store."  ���������'Aha! Now I understand why you,  wanted so much chalk, and cold  cream, and soda powders. And when  did he odor himself?"  "Long ago���������about two months���������"  "Disgusting!" sulci tlie Frau Counselor, pushing her cofTeo-cup away.  "Sahna, you aro a deceitful girl. Is  that the way'you return all my kind-  nous?"  "f am not deceitful I "retorted the  girl, half crying. "I never pretended  to euro for tho doctor. If he  thought sio---"  Tlio Frau Counselor drew herself  up to her full height'.  What words of praise she had boa in  about him only a few hours before i:i  the bali-room. One thankful mot iter, whose comfort he had been by -i  sick bed, had pressed her hand; another, whose husband he had saved,  had said to her, "How happy .\ou  must 'be to possess such si son!"  And the wife of a. nervous invalui  biion loud in her praises; not  had he-helped the sick body, he  tll3  had  o> )'  ha'i  iro'  gr-  I.ji.*-.  li  hi>-  hu  But.  '.My son?" she nsked,  What has my son to. do  mat ter? You havo not  that, ho���������V   Kidiculous!"  few utt'l i:*lrtMiiduinrv  'nr'n oi  ���������   ������������������ ���������     <  in-  i, ,:.*  i  ���������}���������:!.  Tlio Sham IttloT.  It happened at the Mansion Home  police court A man who claimed to  lie a sailor and who said that he hnd  been badly Injured through an accident at tea was charged with begging  In the city. Tho chief magistrate  caught tight of a bluejacket in court  and, addressing him, said. "Yoo might  picaao asK this nuin some questions to  find out if he le n sailor or whether be  ������ ao Impostor." Tbe naval man itood  up, and. looking at tbe prisoner, asked,  "Can you tell me how many yards of  ennvas thero are ou the maiushectr  After somo consideration the shauo  nautical man replied, "I think about  tlf.ty "���������iVd"." Tt onlr retytolnod tor the  rool tnr to ������������xplfl1n to tho mnfllstrat*  that tbo mnlnsbeot was n rope and not  a sail for the beggar to be convicted-  ������l*-������MB������a������������MMaMMMIHHMM  Tho Color of (he He*.  Centuries ago tho color of a bat or  cap had Its significance. Cardinal* first  began to wear red hats in 1253. In Italy for nges tho membors of the He-  brow race were known hy tho yellow  cap tliey wore, lt being mandatory for  them to wear them.   npootncUa.  Thew������ hnn boon oomhloriilt]* dl.em-  hlou as lo who Sinv'iiUiJ stiwctnclca and  who luul tbe pleufinn* of wearing the  rtrHt P'ifr, Tho honor ts generally  awarded to nn Uniimi imincd Batvlno  Armnll, wlio d.Vd 'sn nil.  "My son?  with . the  Imagined  And she  rustled out of tho ��������� room.majestically  in her gray silk, and went Into hor  Iwlroom.' When sho canto back ������ho  i--*i ->������ ������ ������b'������ssing-gowii, and a ntnlle  fit'Oiit hor liJ'M. and ro/juestod    somo  CnlTtN:',  An tho (lay began to dawn tho lit-'  il.- maid brought a lottor from tho  Hdit Doctor to tho Frau Counselor.  The old lady hart not retired, as hor  visitors wero about to depart, .She  was sitting down gazing out into  tho gray morning light, her heart  full of augur and disappointment,  Then enmo tho note. Oh, heavens,  what, does ho want? And what a  long note! Hho found hor spectacles,  ami wont to thu light and read.    .  What? Hud ho dono that to hor?  Shu Htared motionless. -'Tlncl the  world suddenly.nuno to a stondiillll?  "1 hopo my mother will uitdoavnr  to bo uh Wind an possiblo to tho girl  who holds Jn her hands all tho earthly Impftln.mN of her son; anrl she may  ret-t tenured Unit two thankful heart  rest assured that two thankful  hearts will strive In every way to  mako tho evening of hor lifo bright  ami happy."  Ih It ho? "Doth���������or neither," she  re.ul between tho lines. Oh, and  there were so many rich, pretty  4irl*l Hho crushed the letter angrily  ii i,ov h.wiu-1. ./Uf>w iJivii hu Iv'ik  tell upon a lifttlu daguerreotype that  hung on tho window-framo over her  work-tablo���������a curly headed boy In ������v  lil.ild Mouse,    with   hoiumt   loving  lit her hip and throw hi* arms round  her neck, and sho would think with  .ilensure of his future. Sho had had  hut one thought all thoso yoars, and  that was to spend tlto evening of hor  days in bin family, honored and bo-  o'."d, |*.<���������-,��������� i.dvUM tought In Uti:h"ti,  tvliur amel nursery.  - >;.v ,;,;;,- :j-.*f!*���������---," 'ho rn'tM 't.������nr  tii'i .--.ni'iid al Iii.m voire in tliooi* du.vii,  lh- v.'ns no lonc-'s* a child: lio bud  .".i .mni a imtti, an upright, inuie.it  j,ui. v, uh a Kii-oiig will of Mn own;  ������������������<���������   u,!'<    hor pride,    h.������r only child.  also .cheered and  quieted  b.'fd  brain.      And now she  Igod this son the happiness  id for.  it, were only some one else! ^  ���������!\i.-ry ri^ht-minded man must choosr  Ins wifo himscif.- ^o, he must huv*/  one above reproach.  And l'> Selma, this��������� .lust i.lieti  she can.,.' in 'with her mother, llow  she looked; how thick* her completion, how awkward her figure in tlie  thick clouk, and so discoutonti'd'  l.ucie's graceful, slight figure, her  lovely childish face came up befur*-.-  her eyes,  "She is pretty, and refined. Yes���������  yes���������-h'm."  ���������-Good-bye, my dear Frau Adler,"  said the mother. "I can not promise to come back soon. I am too  much annoyed with you."  "I want to say something to  you," began the Fruij Cot ins*-lor.  ���������'Pc-rsuade your husband to give in if  she really loves the man. A drug  store would not bo a bad tiling; my  husband used to say tlmt it was  better than a farm. One must give '  in to their children; when tliey got.  an idea in their bends they will  carry it through. My Alfred hus  been for some time secretly engaged  to���������"  Fraulein Selma stared at the speaker with open mouth.  "To his old love, Lucitt! Yes, yes,  my child, you did not notice it. If  I had not had my head so full of  other things I should not have boen  so blind to what you were doing."  "To.Lucie Walter?" stammered the  girl.  "Yes; and listen, Frau Mahnort, ���������  T-ucie has nothing���������nothing at all���������  but Alfred loves her with all hif=* *  heart, and the two that are to spend  their lives together, they ought to  have tho right to choose. Now be  sensible and let the young people  have their way, and let us be  friends, as wo always have been.  And come and drink coffee with me  when you come to town. Think of  how much we have gone through together. When my husband died you  sat by me on the sofa and wept with  Jlie.j���������auiLJVheii_y.o.uii,^eldest._soi]_jv-aii   drowned it was I who performed the  sad duty of breaking thc news to  you.    Such���������"  Frau'Maimer! broko into tears anil  gave the Frau Counselor her baud.  "As Cod wills," she said, und went  out, followed by Selma. Thc Frau  Counselor looked out of the window  after them and called out, as they  were getting into the carriage;  "Good luck; send mo good news  soon."  Then she stood before tho picture  ,of her son.  "J havo never wished to tell an  untruth," sho said, aloud, "but today���������I hope Cod will forgivo mo���������  my son must have ah answer good  and'woll; but Jet mo sleep first."  As the clock struck twelve tho hall  door at tho Frau Counselor's opened  and, sho stepped out arrayed In her  furs, her Sunday bonnet, and her  best black silk, and went along the  walk to the Mcerfeldt gate; Peter  opened it, and showed her in.  Madeuiolsollo'cttmo.to meet the old  lady'in tho hall.';.,  "Lucio Is upstairs: she is taking  cn.ru i������f tho child. Will you take tlie  trouble to go upstairs? You will  ���������fimi your son there."  Thuy wont upstairs together. Ma-  demoiBOllo oponod a door and lot the  Froo ' Counsolor enter. ��������� J)'ottchen>  vulcii could 1)0 heard.  "I assure you, my children, I -will  do It. with all vuy heart. I am ho  happy to bo able to help you."  "You jewel of an aunt!" said the  doctor.  Tho Frau Counselor rustled lur  dro>i8 once or twico beforo tho blonde  head that was vesting on hor son's  shoulder moved, thon nn nstonlshwl  pair of eyes mot hors.  "Your motherI"'  Lucie ro'troatotl hastily, palo from  surprlwo; her lover followed her smiling.  '���������you���������hero?" said tho girl again.  "Wit were lust going to you. I hart  to wait till Tnnte Pcttchon could  take my place by tho little ono."  Hho hont ovor tho hand of tlie  grave w<ji|iun who stood still as a  itutue.V'ttiJil scorned to wonder her-  tvM why sho was here.  "Ho good to mo again," bogged  liucio. "Ach! if you only know how  1 havo tormented myself about,  him."  Tho Frau Counselor looked et the  thin face and palo clxalxtx; they proved the truth of what the lips said.  Mho was ho moved und softened thai  slio could Hciucvly prowcrvo hor composure; but sho would not show her  feelings. tfhe bravely swallowed  down her Inclination to nob, ond  Itlssod TaicIo on tho forehead.  ��������� ���������T      .     . ' ,-.      I ll t*   "       '*<-  ������A,V     U,t    l*J.|,|' W      , tt,.   ������..*>, il'V  nnd gave her hond to her son. "It  Is good to soo one's faults if it In  in tlmo to nmko them good. What  le tho matter with tlto child?"  "Nlie    hns taken cold, and    must  stay In bed.  ".'.Ml  it* ln-r f.Jill.vi-  hi-xr. too? What  reokb-Njinewi to travel with such a,  i.I.ilil    ������u U.U time oi ,,������JiU*  it*    lit?    Thu nam evidently  f how children should  I'M  Where  hitvu no t'liw  bo ciuvd for.  <To tie Continued.)  mm ������������������ *.'':J������j;j".*.'-y-.i<c- tt"  ^V'V'>-'i";K",;7vfe'..Vr-'-,.:J--.'.  :*'"*'������ :':'K^rW^  %  nonr*  1J1C  r  UMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  The more a man oomplaius the less  other men tlmik of him.  MESS1JS. C. C. KICHARpS & CO.  Gentlemen,���������I suffered for years  with bronchial catarrh. I commenced  in January last (as an experiment)  to use MINARD'S LINIMENT which  gave almost- instant relief., And two-  bottles mado a completo curo ami E  have had no symptoms of a return  of the trouble since March.  Gratefully yours.  MARK BURNS.  VanUoek Kill; Out.. Oct   ;*,. 'oi  MOTHERS RELY ON  ���������Bigajminwi'irfffiivait]  .yy    Gruy's Syrup to keep th* cSHiIrei: safe froai  /fr   CROUP.   Jt  disolves the thick  sputu .11 ��������� dears  jVY  throat ��������� breaks up a coM ��������� aud CL'KSS COCGHS.  raj's Synipof Red Spruce.Gam  atmraya In the house.   A bottle of tills famous rem*-Av is your  protection against those sudden night attacks of croup.  Equally good for all throat and lung trouoles ���������for  v    young and old, 25 cts. bottle.  t  Twenty thousand -younp children,  dailv and nightly, stand in tho  streets of London offering* various articles for sale.  Do You Want  ���������OME ONC TO HANDLE YOUR SHIPMENT!  TO CONSIGN YOUR ORAM TO A RELIAIU FIM  MOMfT SIRViOE AND CAREFUL ATTENTION  If ������������������, thm xmAeraXgntsd wants your ktulneit and will endeavor to gXx. iatUteott������������  Cash adTKneed on cotnignnttaU.    Reference:  Union Bank of Canada.  tha eldest established Grain Oommlaiiost  Merohant ln Winnipeg-,  drain Exohange,  Winnipeg.  MSB  3. SPINK  State ol Ohio, City of Toledo,  Lucas County. aa. ���������  FRANK J. CHENEY makes oath that he !������  jenlor portner of the firmer P. J. CHENEY  Co., doing business in. tlio City of Toledo,  County and Stato aforesaid, nnd that said Arm  will pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each nnd every caso of CATARRH  that cannot b������ cured by th* uso ot HALL'S  CATARRH CURE.  FRANK .T. CHENEY.  Sworn to beforo mc and subscribed In my  presence, this 6th day of December, A. D. lSSfi.  (Seal) A. W. GLEASON,  Notary Public.  Hall's Catarrh Cure ia taken internally, and  Mts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces  ���������f the system.   Send ,for testimonials, free.  F. .T. CHENEY & CO/, Toledo, O.  Sold by all drucsxlsts, 75c.  Hall'* Family Pills are the best.  Maclennan Bros.,  GRAIN   MERCHANTS,  TK.EPHONB 1490. P. O. Box 585  Molntyre Block, 304, Winnipeg.  WliflBt nod grain of nil kinds. Car  LohiI l,o<������ 11 s-jf'<.<U.v. Reg-Blur ������d*  VHuce$ou Utlisof L,<uiai������  Write or wire us forTr������r������ Hid*, or  C������n������l{*n Your Gt-Miu to ������������., which we  will sell (ur your xcco'ant, on yonr approval to highest bidder.  'Hie    first   medal    granted to  navy  was  after  the    defeat    of  Spaaish Armada,  and was  oval  shape.   No medal  was issued by  lhe  the  in  the  British government for  Trafalgar.  the battle of  i  '"  Organic Heart Disease  Nervousness and Indigestion  Reiiewd In 30 Minutes.  Tho 'Rim. Father Lord, Sr.,Montreal,  Canada, suys : "I havo beon. n. suflorer''  ior 20 yeara from organic heart disease,  nervousness and dyspepsia and have doctored-both in Franco and America, with  but temporary relief. 1 tried Dr.* Agnew's  1 [cart Cure and was indeed surprised: at*  thc immediate relief I obtained. , I am  (irmly  convinced  that it  will cure    any  ~������ase,l)f"l:ieaFt*"diEFfiso"aiul"^riUTstrengthen"  the 'nerves und "stomach." Sold by all  druggists.  Coffee'was unknown to the ancient  !tomans; but  tht-v hod cloves.  ii  Some wjun ;vtv constantly, trying to  lower the record nf rneanuc-SH.  A HVAU. ini.l.. "OUT POWKKFf.'L.���������  I'hoy that juri^o oi the vosvem of tv pill  hv ita Hl'/.e would coiwlrter I'tirmeleo's  Vegetable rills to be luck Ire'. It in a little wonder nmone rills. Whnt it lack';  In hJbo It muke'i up in potency, 'lhe rem-  ������>vMos which it- 'curries ore xeii up in ihwun  snitilt flow.*, bcciiuso thev nre so nower-  .'ul tlmt ojiIv Hrnull tUifvn nre tv<julr������l.  'Che hill Htrwipth of th������* extrurtH is* ,s*>  i-iired in this lorn; nntl do their  thoroughly.  wor I*.  A lowly strut has at least one  tkoint;  it is usually a safe imc  gv  od  Kv-tM'.v nun-. wl:o suereeds in k.������vt>v>tri.x;"  .-> 11, of jail i>*n't  going to .heuium.  Catarrh and Colds Relieved  in 10 to 60 Minutest -One short pufl  of tlio hn'Rih through the blower aup-  l-lioil with each bottlo ot Dr. Agaew'a  ttatnrrlial Powder diffuses thtw powder  over tlio Hurfaco of the nasal pussagtitt.  PulnloHH mid dellRlitful to like-, lt relieves  mtuuntly, iukI penxmnontly cutes catarrh,  hay fover, colds, lioaducho. nore throat,  laiihllltls und deutnewH.   &0 eent������.~4L  I'nlii'e  CnptiiiM    A,   ,1    Thoin.ih,   of  i he.  Now.  York  i't������ii.'<'i    ,inst , i*i>t,in.'.i  Mivi-d S.'?,".o,(������x������ mn sriyoti  venrs un  n  nullify of ?-\75<> it  .sear-   Mow   did hi-  itu  li. '���������  Stop tlio Pain but Destroy  Stomach. Tlii- in Mully uw������ oft������m the  I'lihi*,   Hn irm/ty iiHii.'.ootib nostrums pur-  i'urtiiift t������.������ ���������'itK' In the unci do tho patient ltiiiiii>iiN������������iy mow harm tluin K<M>d.  I'r. Von Htini'M t'lin'ii|ipli' Tiilii-Hw ure a  tiiit'i'ly voKHuhh' <������t*|ihtu i.ritpiinitioD, a������  'iiirjii'.i'NH ni inlU. ������Hin'iifuii' (nvtiiiK pra*  ���������M'nt'1 iiny dlHotMcv ol tlip ������lln*������Hlilve itt-  H'������r������s,  00 iu a  IMI-.,  Jl.'i ii'iil*  -40  I'hvi wttedft,. >thl<:V.  iift> sit pn.'M'.nt  ���������w^yhO'tly'H lint*- "Shtit tlmt door  .'1'Uia.ix.Ji.  in  **rt*  !WSH  Oo you catch cold (tMtly?  lines the cold haitf an?    Try  Shiloh's  Consumption  Tht Lung Tonle  It cures the mont vubborn kind  of couyhi and rnld*.  If it doem't cure you,  ywxt money will be refunded,  Price* 25c, 50c. and tl.00  1 c vstw -t CO.  Tsrstits, Cas. I.������Rojf, tf.Y,     t  MARKET/  REVIEW.  (Compiled from The Commercial).  _ Ljuruij;- tho past woek inlw-snt in  tho wheat trade has becomo moru  keenly ce-ntre-d in the Anusrioun spo<--  ulativu marjkets, und the- doings in  these markets nre centred uround  what the traders atv or inuiffine the.v  see tlie Armour Companv doin^- if  it is thought that Armour i:s ba'vinc  prices go up. if i,t. ionv(ls it alon*,;  or seem*, to be sriiinjf, prices det-line.  In these markets there hu.s |m an  active u-eek's trade, but nervous and  uncertain vve.ry day. The relative  positions of December and May wheat  in thc Uncago marki.'t havo undergone quite a change durum* the week  December Mng 30 lower and Mav n'-  lowiny,In other marketsMioth Mav  and December are -Jc to-Jc lower o's<  the week, On the 10th hsst., the American government agricultural reoort  tor December was issued. It ^"important as giving the condition and  acivn^ of tht: grow-faff winter wheat  crop in thc States on December    1  J-M_conditittJi_Uiis--j-ear~-is-������6i6-\vith-  an acreage of 32,000.000wcres.axalnst  a condition of 99.7 at tho same date  l������,st ,\eur and an acreage of %4,ooo -  .000 acres. I'he6e figures denote k  prospective yi^ld of 4������5.ooo.(xx> bushels irons n*\'t jvar's winter wheat  crop, aginust a prosiiective vield of  569.ooo.ooo husfholtj oil December jst  last year. As compared with lu������t  year the .showing this jvui- is ������:on-  sick-red to be very 'bullish, but a  gr,vat dea] depends on tho weather m  spring and at harvest time. In ' th,!  nii-JHiitJme, whily the croo is nothing  like as forward as it wivsui ytiar ugd  it is in good'condition to stund! {he  winter, tho only cornuhilnts Iwing  that in some pnrtH thero i������ riot as  rnwch moisture in the ground uh is  considered requisite, for tnist condition*. rJ'l\o crop has now a fair covering of snow in sienrly ajj districts,  The mov*.-nu.*nt of uheat in the States  .shows a fair iucnnw oti tlie wivk,  Tii'1 exports also show considerable  Jnoreti.si'. and for the first timw in  many mouths they show this week  larger -shlpuniius (hnn for correspond-  ine, wei'U *n year ago. The l-'.uruiiea.n  sltniiMot) shows no clmng.'^ C'nn-  i^timfitlv.' i*.iqiilr.'ni������.>iUs over there are  Is'lM'iil, ami other countries than America'continue;', to ship liberal sujv-  plies tti Kurope, Kurop-inin mnrketH  are dull tnvd'Ktendy, nml i.irico without ������;i.y* pa.rtieulur cliitnge. Tliere im  nothing new to report as to V.'.uro-  r>t������aii crops. Harvesting is proceeding iti the Argentine and induing by  the reports thon* the weather i.s in-  fiijHiil to be unsettled and not nlto-  cellii'i' favorable for harvest work.  The. crop is grown, however, and unless the ������e;ither becomes (Jisasr>'oiii-  Iv uiil'iivonujle, vers Jittle diiniiiuiii'i.  In (|iittntity may l������> exjuvteij. We  have 110 viV'Sit word tis to th������' Aus-  t-niljim crop which nso-A ho getting  well through harvest.  :M������uillob,( wheal hits hem v,v,\ duj)  all Uie week, While lake navigation  did not close n I together til, the U-  XitiniVi.' of ll|is week,, there has Ikvii  no (letunniJ for vvhi-at tor liontMsinee  "tirly la;*it wfi'lv, anil prices havelHrn  .strictly oii winter freight basis. At  tho clow������' of business Wlday prices  w-eiv .jc muter a week iik<>, but nSw.tu  Wenltii^fht^ and Tlnusilny the feeling  wax quite weak and prh'e* wvi'e riowu  tc from ti ivwk ngn. *Mosl of the  tnitle doing is for iniiu'-'l'l-nte delhr.n  but **on)etiiltig Is nlso done for Uliiv  Uellvery    I'riooi for  PihvihImt dellv-  ��������� .-������������������    , - ���������  ���������      V(.      .    ,,,,,.������),a,-..      --I,.'     Vo  *��������� rnrtheri\.   -*,\t.'���������   i northern. "<slc ;  So, 1] Whi'nt, tth)e: i, tt, ,Sie; teed No.  ?. 4te; ittii-J tor Mny ih'liv������r,v, 1 nor-  liuiii, H;c; J north.m. 7'/c. .) notih  ern,  7,')C;    Ni>. 4 wluiit. 67c, nil    iu  -���������..re I'net   W'ilJhtm or Port   Ariluir  \viNNii������r.a   .ToimtNfl pjucks  I'lii- following ore xho Winnipeg  ;ohh'ng pricei ;~-  rimir���������Ogilvk''K Jlungurirtn "tont.  53.35 |wr stw:k nf ������i8 potimls; oilier  grathnn accordingly  Oatn���������No. 2 white, ,tic. ut cur J������*t������  <s t,, -., r.otiH fur    fe.nl gnu1e������;    Hi  .'otiliUy points furu������ei>  ������re receiving  J5 cents \>er hUKhel.  U������rK������,y~Sfti5iiii-5 (.'Mil'*,  yo to 37c:  f..*i|. $0 U*  S3c  RAttWAY MEN  GET SDRE REIEF  They   Use   Dodd's Kidney   Pills  for the Troubles Brought  on  by,Their j: Work.  They Profit by the Bxperleuce aud Adrio������  of Mr. Lew Dake, of the Dake Hoom,  St. TlioKiM.-Dndd'it Kidney Pills Cured  Him. '"''*.''  St. Thomas.-Ont., Dec. 14-���������(Special)��������� Mr. Ii. Dake, tho. well-known  proprietor of the Dako House hero  and one of the most popular men in  this railroad centre, is completely  cured of .Backache and Kidney Disease of five years standing, and' he  has no hesitation In statkig tliat tha  curo was effected byf Dodd's Kidney  Pills.  "Yes," Mr. Dake says, speaking ot  his euro. "I am    perfectly    satisfied  that    the    two or    threo boxes    of  Jiadd^LJvyMy_JPil!sjuM  have not been troubled by my Kidneys since I took them.  "I had been troubled with my Kidneys and pains in ray back for over  five years and nothing I used gave  tno any relief till,I took the advice  of a friend and tried Dodd^s Kidney  Pills. 1 advise'all my friends to try  thom."   ,  Many of tho railroad men have  taken Mr. Dake's advice and are using Dodd's Kidney Pills. This work  is particularly hard on tho Kidneys  ���������and thoy find Dodd's Kidney Fills  bring them sure- relief. *  The output trf bituminous ccal from  tho Ohio Valley la������t year wish j6'.-  000,000 tonw, which wuh nwirly four-  (Ifths of the entire production'of. America.  The Governor's Wife a Pri  S0n6rt-Mr<t, V��������� A. Vim Ltivnn h thn wifo 0  tho govomor nf iho* county .(nil, Nnpunee,  Oi������t,, und wun a (froitt sulVurer from rh-Mt-  mittimn. tVliwn thu b������i?t doer-ora in tin?  ittiiiniuiiiity and "H[������tM*-iallwlH" .fiillixi to  holp ty:r, hIio biirU'ti hw sccpLlsia of pro-  priemry renicdU's ntnl juirrhuwil South  Anic-rirnn ({iH'ijrniUic Curt; ���������< ti<Ut"*fH  mrcd  Ik'i',���������'12  A man begins "to talk  nation    alter     he    gets  bounce.  ii'   llJh   resig-  thc   grand  Winarrf's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Mnny. men work overtime trying  tip schemes lo avoid work.  1.0  l.rifahuuy Sotiv���������(llHlitfei'Uiitt- lis >trmurl,v  I'tseiiiiin'iidi'il liy llm meiikitl n. oir>J^ioii  ie*  11   Hnfi'uminl     iifftihi'Jl.     ii������(>'i'U,eii'i  ills.  I'jiwi's,  ll    yini  Uoiibleji ���������.  gossip.  WOtlhl      .1(11 ill fse       \(itll'  illtoiit  cost   tell  then;  lo it  Unshrinkable it B. K. Underwear  Made from the best sidewool in the fleece���������elastic ribbed knit-���������shaped to"fit body���������absolutely non-shrinkable  ���������-wool treated by H.3.K. exclusive process to.make it  so���������every particle of oil, grease, slivers, etc., removed  by the H.B.K. patent cleaning process���������tough wear,  light, fleecy, all wool; clean, pure, luxurious underwear,  and absolutely non-shrinkable, emphasize non-shrinkable  Sold by dealers everywhere.  Only genuine withthisbrana.  Toug'h  1A pinto bronco is tough  from the end of his nose  to the tip of his tail  And the toughest part  of him is  the light,  muscular hide that  covers his back and hips.  From that part of his hide  the famous "Pinto" ShelJ  Cordovan leather is made for H.B.K.  mitts and gloves.   Scorch, boil, wind,  rain, cold proof.  ~* "^   Genuine only with <Z  this brand.  Sold by enterprising dealers everywhere.  Write for ** Stayed," the fa.mi'Mt bronco story ever writte������,���������F2JSB  Hudson Bay Knitting Co.  MONTREAL. WINNIPEG.  MeVXmra *- ~***r������������a������ W������*r*b3������������ tor mtwmrrhodtm  I**  ������������������������������������������������������������������������4  .max voo kuiuoino t  EDDY'S IMPERvl0U$KSHEATHiNG  TK������i &-om������ Buildir%m Pvpor SVU������c9o.  H In f.ry much itronirir nml thicker thnn any other (tarred or battd-  tnjf) pft|mr. It Ih ImpervlouR to wind, kw?pn out cold. V.tsxie tn h'^t, car*  Hon no xioci) or odor, nhttorbs no meisturo, Inipiirtfl no taste or fiuvor to  ��������� iiyihUi-g with wntoh It CAn\oa hi contact, It is lurnely imwj not only tor  fheeling f)(MHM-������, h������t for llntnit colli utornivo InilldlnptB. rpfrincrntorn, dalr-  l*n������, oteiviverreii. and all places xrhor. um ohleet Is to keep nt\ ev.a mu*  unltortn t������ni|ioriitur������, mid m\ the .am. time AvoliilnR tlnnipncii.  Writ* our Ag������nt������. TEES & PER6SC, Wlnnlpog, for aantplem.  Tlie IE. B. EDDr CO., Umltod, HULL.  ���������I'lll.V \lthl (JAUKKI f.l.V PHKt'AKKII  - I'll).* Milt'li (MmmjiiiiIi' t.lt-'n\He|v������������. !n ��������� lie  Mowiwli fiitinoi h.* t'Xi'i-rlixl to limr  tniit'ii I'lVi.i't iinrui ihe itn.-rt-slne-i. und to  nvt iiihdi' roHtlveniiri* tl).* iinill'liii' ml-  mlnlt.ien<! inu������l intliliiu'i' tlie tirlion <>���������  thexe <'iiti������il������, l,nririele..'i< Vi<tM>iMt' IMHf  Hfii so nimle, nnili>r ������hi> ���������nuwr^-lwion' ef  ������������������Vl^irt". lluil the Mthflnnr.. In tliciti Ui.  tended Ui ������>|ienili' on th������' int������"*:iit',,������ i"'r  reitii'ili-il In iftiiin itnli! thi>v imkk  ttinnii.'ti  tin,' k-Kiv-ini'li In  the  Novels.  More limn jAfKVi.iv*'' iM>nn<l*> <>���������'  ruljhei', vnhied 111 !j;>,o.������KO,r*������io, won*  iiripoi'lnl Into the L'nitod StuU'M hint  .veur,  Tlwre are very few cleans*  Ing operutiotvi in whicli Suntlght  Soap annot be used ta atlvant-  fl^e.   It makes tlie home bright  and clean. \p  Miguirwnmii^uJijaii.^xi*wart  TO THE EAST  THRU THE STATES  Biiilinpn  Aro yon ffolng homo for Ohrlstmnn on the  140.00 Excursion , Why nut ro by wny  of St. Ptul and Chlcnso, xvxlng the BurllngtoB  Uoute~*8C0 mllen dayllnht ride aJonn the bank*  of the Beanie Mi������iri!i>i>l Ulxet, Elegant Iftee  RwollnluB Ohnlr Cars,  Wrlto tlio utitlflrilgnwl for nil detail Inform*.  Hon In arrnoKlfic fot your trip. You will recede  prompt uticntlun,  1  A. L. lilDl������MIUl.UR,  Imvelllnj PtMcn^er Agont. Box No. 1315. WlnnlptR. Mas.  F. At. RUOU. N. W. P. A., Ot. Paul, Minn.  "The Iimhi r.xoreiH������ nny womnn fitn tako ia to trweop n rootn every  dny," wt-iito "\ Mother ������f I'HV lltlt iinlnent uuthoiity, however, Hlionii) hnve added  KJmm   m  ������K  W. M. \J   Pit  60ECKH  BAMBOOHANDLE  BROOM  ft-m'nuM tlii* luooni of ,i' l.iooiiift rorrlct tii  ili'il iiii Uu* !������u.ii.i. .nl . ,'.ml it  ';���������   fu..  i.*r,  witli t|to;i uitv i<tlt"!     I '>'"<    for ttnme    Ho  EHBSB ' -*(*>  ^'?,5i:T-  \  ISSUED EVEHY TUESDAY.  uscription.  $2.ooayoar,  m. B. Hn&erson. Eoitou.  s������" Advertisers who want their ad  eh tn?;ea, should get copy in by  9 a.in. day before issue.  The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composition of letter corruapoadents.  Job Work Strictly Cf 0. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  The chance oi iho present administrative., life is presented at ihe  present, time, when in view of tlie  fact that the  customary crop   of  complaints'against officials comes  pouring in, they iimat upon specific charges being laid m every case,  and rigidly investigate the matter.  We venture tu say ihat there will  not be one official in one hundred  who will shirk the issue, and that 99  oui of every 100 complainants will  forget  that they had a complaint  ������������������ to prove.  tlie hunger of the dead, is eaten hy  the liviny. A Utile fond ip r.bo  placed near the door in order to  feed any v.iiiilermg granger s-piril-.  The, af.er hushing incense nnd  piipi-r uh hey, they l������0'.v beforo the  shnneand pray for the protection  and h!e.-sing of the ancestral t-pirits  during the coming year, for every  Chinese b< lieves that upon the  favor of lhese guardians depends  huppnefK and success; and rni-fo -  tune and trouble foiluw upon their  displeasure.  CAIiD   OF   THANKS.  I wirdi to fender my sincere thanks  to the Young Ladies of Comox fi r  th-ir kindness in endeavouring lo  alleviate my misfortune, because of  lhe accident that befel me lately,,  and the means they took to express  their sympathy.  * JAS. LYTTELL.  .CHINESE NEW YEAR.    ,  Here, as in all parts of the world,  where there are Chinese residents,  the month of holiday is being kept.  One oi the most solemn sacrifices at  the home occurs on the last night  of ti.e old year, which marked the  commencement uf the 4,655ih year.  The by-ways, and alleys in sjJ.e of  their odors aie nii.de aa piet.ure-  eKUie as possible. The stores are  closed, and the balconies, are decorated with gorgeoub and beautiful  lanterns. China liLes in great profusion scent,, the air*.with:their deli-  cateJIpefume, mingling with -the  more . pungent   odor  of    burning  *.������!  ^^iliii^  ASSESSMENT ACT 1903  A Court of Revision and Appeal  for the Comox Assessment District,  '���������will he held in the Ccurt-bouse,  Cumberland, on Thursday, March  3rd, 1904, at eleven o'clock in the  forenoon.  JOHN BAIRD, Assessor.  Cumberland, Feby. 12th, 1904.  ift������rt3inKm������m������*mj^nrftTrw������inn  ^sal^alwoucIT^^  have been t'eated to new coa't.-of  piiint iind gilding. -��������� Kor.g He Pa,  Choy'!'' will be.'.the watchword of  welcome and good cheer, and the  Kowtow will bob up serenely with  a queue,at one end of it every few  steps. The Chinese New Year is  always regulated by the mo.m���������  according to the Chinese calendar.  The months of this calendar ase eo  rotafed that each corresponds with  the moon, containing 29 or 30days  ���������not.e shorter or lunger. Each  new moon's first day is the feast  day of a new month. The calculation is made by a hoard of learned  astronomers in Pekin for period of  three years. Every third year is  leap year, and contains 13 months;  the others contain 12 months each,  the different reckoning in time  making the odd mouths. The  month is not divided into week,  and there are no Sunday*, The  templo of worship, or Joss house, is  open every day in the year. Time  is dated corresponding lo tho yours  the present monarch has reigned,  and when he is succeeded by a new  monarch time begins anew, :\mhh>;  calendar h dated the year 1. Pro-  stints of equal value are given The  Now Year Card is punted in 11. bonk  for future reference. The poorer  clasa paste the curd upon ihe wall,  Meu do notoall upon women, oven  on Now Yonrp, for th.it would bo  considered sctwlalous. Tho women  call upon ouch other in tin Mter-  noon. Another feature of the  Chineao celebration in the blooming  of tho lilies on ihe sills of tho window*}, and he whono lily hue not  flrtwornr}   before   M"e; Y',':U'   ti 11':0   I:'  unlucky, im.) Iviluuv pill lh:.-..).,.  liiui during the year. On iho Jn-t  night of the your, tho house ia put  in perfect on.)ur, and deromted w.ih  tlie narcisHUH. Tlioiilwjuiu,emliH*'  of the family return, if |iwh,-ii.ir,  and llie dcixti and living tY'nr'i. together. A Inblo in to: wi-h fish,  poultry, pork, r'u'.o, vivetnble-, mhI  u Jitjuor culied^am.dn), instilled  troai rice,  which, alter riiiirjyiiijr  COURT OK REViblON.  COMOX   ASSESSMENT. DIST11ICT.  A'Court of Revision and App.ii 1,  under the provisions of the ''Assessment Act," will.be held for the  v  "Comox'..,. Assessment. District,* at  Cumberland, in the Court House,  on the 3rd day of March, 1904, at  eleven o'clock ir: theiorenoon.   .":  E. HARRISON,  Judge of the Court of Revision  .-...���������''������������������''"..���������and Appeal.  Nanaimo, EC;,-19th Jany., 1904.  MUNICIPALITY OF  THE CITY OF CUMBERLAND  Notioo is hereby given that the Court of  Revisiou for llie Municipality of the Oity  of Cumberland for hearinc; all oompluints  ttfj,uiuat the Asiosament as mtulo by tho At.-  Boeaor of the suid MttnicipiiUty, wil) lie hold  at tho City H.dl, Cumberland, on M. nrtay  tne l-l'-h duy of Maroh next, at 7 30 o'elook  P.M. und so on from day to day utitil tlio  coujylaints ahull have beon tumid provided  tint at; least tun days notioe shall havo boen  given of Huoh c-implainta.  Dated at Cumberland tho Ifith day of  February, A,D, 1904,  L, W. NUNNS, l  City MuNietPAf. Ci-khk  ���������HHIIIIMHHI-MM*���������IIIMW��������� ������������������Willi���������������������������������imilBiM na m  TENDERS.  Tensors will bo reooivud until 0 o'olook  p.m., S.ifcurday, Muroh 5th, 1004, for the  pnrolift .0 of  ���������All and aingular that certain purool or traut  of land nml (mmi'sou MtuiUud, lying uud  buinK Wm th-WtiRt (|iiiii'tor Siiotion 14 fr o-  tioiial ami .:ioiith Kaht (jitartor Sootion 14  fractional, liouiimn l-diuid, and continuing  niio bundled and forty-four (144) moro or  bus,  (The proporty of the lato John Graham)  Thc iinrtcrnigiiml doon wot buing liiriiaolf  to auuupt any toiidor,  V. Men, YOUNG,  Nunuimo, 1S.C,  Solicitor fir tho Adminiutrator.  Fi'i.'bi'iuii'y ()th, lMO'l  'tm^emmmmmmWomWaamik WWMMMMMMttMNMUHMNMIMMMMHMMI  LAND   NOTIOE.  TAKK NOTICK that, sixty days after  (Into I {ritcnri tn nmktt npplUnHon to the  Ciilnf t1on\niiu������lnni������fM of Tiindir nnd WnrVs.  ti. pjirclivo 11 timull IhIumiI omiiii.nin;; about  Ten (10) Auriu, ami l>i������t-: ubiuit J uiilo  mirth winterly from lktumty lulunil, and  lifiVi'on JviniHay Jnlaiul and Minciiijiou  hil.init  U.iUid thiNotli duy nf ���������I Hue, l!WI.  I-'. VV, JIUWAV.  *^������&^<^:vr:zs^^ y3^y?g&8_%_^^__^  THE    G/VSH  STORS.   ���������i\'���������  Now   Open   for   Business.  AJFULL LINE  ,OV EASTERN AND B.O.  FURNITURE,  MATTRESSES of all. kinds,  LINOLKUMS,  OILCLOTHS,  CHINA MATTING,  COTS, CRADLES,  BUGGIES Am GO-CARTS.  All kinds  of  Furniture   Repaired.  Second-hand Furniture Bought   and Sold   A. Nickerson,  Air   Dry  d���������TSystemr  Our facilities for Storing Perishable Articles are now  complete. ��������� Eggs, Butter, Game, Fowl and Meat* of  kinds Stored at lieasonahie  Rates   REVVARD wiil be paid for information leading to Iho conviction of persons appropriating or destroying our U������er Kegs  UNION BREWING CO., Ltd.  Phono   27. . DUNSMUIR STREET P, O. Drawer   45  tiasnwm  I $8> a #  aphs  OIH1   LOOAL   IUTE^E3ST  Dunhmuib Ave.,  CtJMJIKlUANI),  ^f^mwzymnwrimMimtm;'������  NOTICE,  The laisineHS heretofore oan led  on in Union under tho firm namo  of Lai Yuen,   vvill   he in   future  known as Lai Yuen & Co.  low aur.  LOW HOCK SUN.  QUAU LUI,  Cumberland, Jan. 28, 1904.  ������������������M������������i������i������i^iw<iM������M>������Mi������iMi������*������i������������������iiii-i-iii-������ ��������� in, ���������mmm i*m  STHAYKI), on Piercy's Unnolt.  Heifer, a hi tut 2 years old (white)--  Owner cau have bihuu byprnviug  property imrl paying expenses. Ap-  jily, JoiiN. Tikhoy, Ootirioniiy.  I will give to any bride or groom  getting married in February, March  or April, 11 niece of furniture of  their own clioico equal in valuo to  ton  per cent, ol t,hu -vi\1t,i hi.uaw  Wltli    lllO   bit   mOIi.t,'.   itliiui/tK . -    >l.  Nickerson,   The   Casli   i.<iir)iituro  iStoru.  Negative Plates, and Films Developed,  Photo  Printing done on Developing   and  P, O. Popera,  Photo Supplies of all kinda,  *#       **       ���������*       *#  0T Use of Dark Room for Amateurs  NEWS. PUHLISHING CO.  olographs  'jural  ���������I.11 1 .  ���������������   Hi.  ���������1 I  -It  -���������.UII ,'m IV'i'j.,1  "fW  i  W.ii*������dl Foietf, Multu Vita, .Shred-  -Im Wheat lii.-ctiii.", l������ni|/e Null*,  Mid I'd-1 urn:*1 Cereal Mixture.���������  ���������Stanley II   Rij/gS.  SISKVICKS.  Holy ('nwmMi-iion every Knndriy nt S jim.  * lirsi Siinrhiy in'the monili, n .on.;  Mot'iiinj: service., 11 a,iii,i Hiiutljiy  Srlunil. :������ pi p id.; Kvi'iiin'' sfrvirt',  7 p.iii.; Cli</ir IVnctice every luday  Jit 7 30 p.m.  V, ti. CnuisiMiVS, I'ustor,   CiTi 'MEAT MARKET...  to thm rmtjifc,  ������'������v. 111**1. w*,i������ii-.u i. 1.1.-1.1 ������i<>. .uu*l jiinkmi, uviil knap wiily.t!iu  li/Hn of M'uvtrt iu ttUiidu      \V������ ^an Htipply Boof by tho  ,   duartor nt Onte, f.inl wo dobiiu oil  Hoarding llmma mu\  Il.itt.l.   nn   wull   aa   jirivatc   Iiouhoh   to   nnquiro   our yricoN.  [)fT\Ti..\fi!|p   .\yu;  CuMin:iii,.\M).  McKAY BROS.


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