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 VK6'  k  A*  y\viZh\f\  ^  fg8 201B05  i\  ��������� S1>  f  t  TWELFTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C.   WEDNESDAY.  FEBY  ��������� 5   T9������5  THE BEST PLACE TO BUY YOUR  \l  aniware  IS AT THE BIG STORE. CU v-BBRLANI).  CALL    AND    INSPECT    OUR   STOCK.  Fanny and Shelf Hardware.  Shovels, Spades  und Scoops.  .Forks,  lines nnd Rakes.  Rubber and Co ton Hope.  Carpenters and Machinists Tools.  Enameled,   Galvanized and   Tinware.  Cutlery.  Fishing Rods and Tucklei  Ammunition.  Washing Machines.  Wringers.  Churns.  Poultry Netting and Wire Cloth.  Paints and Brushes.  Manila and Sisal Rope.  V  _ v  Cook Stoves and Ranges  Better get our Prices before you B uy.  SIMON LEISER tf CO., LTD*.  COUNCIL   MEETING.  Present���������Mayor Wiilard, Aids.  Bate, Tarbell, McD<nald, Robertson and McLeod.  Minutes read and adopted.  Communications :���������From Boyd,  Burns & Co., re hydrant rubhers;  also re fire bells, and enclosing cat-  iiloguo. Place.il on-file and catalogue ordered returned;  From C. H. B. Potts, informing  Council that with regard to extending city limits, it would lie necessary for Board to adopt a resolution  affirming the expediency of the extension, also *o file a plan, and to  have a vote of aseont taken of at  least, three-fifths majority of owners  of real estate in the cily limits, exactly as in the passage of a by-law  to bonow money, as well as the. as  sent of the E. & N. Ry. Co., who  are the sole registered owners of the  properly to be taken in.  Resolution passed in accordance  with Mr Potte' instructions.  Fiom B. C. Pottery Co. giving  prices oi drain tiles and pipes. Received and filed.  From W. D.'LigHthall,') secretary  of Union of Canadian Municipalities asking Cumberland Council to  join.  Clerk instructed to forward $2.oo  fee for membership.  Matron's   report   read.     No   of  white patients for Jaruary. 16; No. j TL -  of days, ]6l; Chines  3, days 90  Total number of days  treatment,  251; fees collected $35.  Cash Report���������From Medical Fund  $33.75; GovernmentGranV,$607.10;  Matron's colJeciion, $35 oo.-���������Total,  $6V5.85.    .."::���������  Bills presented���������Nn pier & Par.  tridge, groceries, $47.55; :M. Wood.-,  vegetables, Dec. and Jany., $11.25  News, printing, $7.50;  McPhee. <S  Sons, meat, $31-33;- W B Anden-oi .  lumber, repairs to   windows   and  chimnies,   $11.11;    S. J.   Piercy,  milk.-$7.20;  D. Kilpatrick, teaming, $41.75; salaries, $110; la.utfjry,  light, $5; water, $2.25. l| '  Referred to Finance Committee,  except D. Kilpatrick, laid over until next meeting.  The Visiting Committee repor'ed  tlvy had visited theH< spital on 1 .tc  February, and founjl everything in  good order.   In absence of Matron,  'Mies McOuat called attention to the  outlet from the up-slairs hath be  ing badly installed, and bathroom  down-stairs very cold.     Also that  people were in the habit of dump-  rubbish on the vacant ground, between  Hospital  and the gaol,  so  that  the  smell   was   offensive in  warm weather.  It was also poinled out that there  Accounts:���������Emerprise, printing, | was no visitors book at the institu  tion and a recommendation made  that this be procuied.  Report received   and  filed, and  secretary instructed to inform the  CASH STOKE.  will sell for the next 30 days  100 Curtain Po es with Brass  or Wood Fittings, complete,   .40cts. each  10 Winduiv Blinds at.. .40cts each  150 Window Blinds.., ,50c. to 25c.  3 only   Re-acting Washing  Machines,    $7 25  1 dozen Dinner and Soup Plates $1  Nicholles & Rehpuf,  61 YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B, C.  Ju������t received large shipment of  J*  <&%>  IH/Oisr .a.gkej  CULTIVATORS,   SEED DRILLS,, WHEEL HOES, Etc.  VERY LATKST IMPROVEMKNT8.  Call snd seo them or write for oatalognps and prices.  Telophono 82. Sole Agents for B.O. P 0. Diawer C63  ...DECIDE   NOW.  '"POTIUDK WITH US if you spa not a I ready a, omtrrnur,    VVo will  A ";' gunrante-a you Parfeofc. Satisf-iotion.      Horo's a lino from  our  OrixiVni-y Tl'pivi-cntm*. i<ar  ������������������'. I" ' ���������' ' '���������     "  J****.  tt  jii>H������im������ ,���������*  <tf  mvXn'tii  *H*  78 PIECE DINNER SETS  Iu tlie UDfiful OrluuJo .liape���������EitUrn in Pink,  Hod Brown or liidi mi Bluo   PRICE COMPLETE,   $9,00  VVs carry ���������������vi������r������I op<u������ stool-: I'att-oms wl.icb cm ul-vnys bo iimtiniod Hiid  tny (jmmiity pinohsHOil, Om i������ a pretty Uluo niu) whlto IWmi n-ivnh  M^MUM-jut t*. ������>iO tor o nnpiroM .tit,       Auoluor I "or liy fitiiuru in Colors  .it JJ 0 >W lull .*"l'l, ���������U.'w^Ji-.* ul <S*i* UU mpyllJuiiOtl,  WEILER BROS., Victoria. B.C.  $22 60; E Erode, stove fittings,  32.25; freight, 25c; B.C. Gazette,  compiling by-laws, $2.50.  Rej orts--T.E Banks for Jany.���������-  -C-oUi-ci! ed-sca-venger-accoi i-n t*r$y Hoc  scale, $2 50; hall rent, $5; Pulice  Court, $16-Toial, $104.50. Also  reporting thnt the city horse wae  becoming nn.fil for wprk and recommending the p.urchase of another.  Aids. McFadyen and McDonald  appointed to purchase new horse.  Mr Hornnl's report for Jan ua reread.   Received and filed.  Mr Burr of the Russel-Davis  troupe, oppear*-d with rngard to a  licence, the troupe playing in Cumberland this week.  Motion to make fee $5 defeated by  amendment to make mme $10.  Aid. Tarbell laid Fire Insurance  By-la iv on table.  Ruiid 1st time.  Aid. Bale laid amendments to  Licence By law ou table. Section  10, peddiars licences increased from  $20 to $50 per 6 months. Section  21 does away with tbe licence on  Louti Companion,  Read 1st time.  Committee ou lighting reported  they had interviewed Light Oo. and  hod been informed tbat the rates  oould not well bo reduced.  Report received and committee  (lii*i;nnrged.  Clerk was inslruclrd lo gel prices  of iiioiuiseBcont i*loiien from various  firms; al.-o, to call for tfciiders for  uiiil,M,  'I h  Police Commissioner*', Mom',*  ���������T l> MfUiiii iml Aid. Ji>>lmi>oh,  v.cre appointed, subject to Lieut,-  <iu\������.'riiMi'i- appruvul,  (Aiiuicil niijourncd.  A large quantity of Glassware,  Cr ckerywiire, Tinware, Stoves,  Pi ints, Cutlery, etc., etc., will be  sold cheap to make room for my  Spring-, supply.  "T. E. BATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE,  umber land  CiTjrCounciFtKaFtFe rubbish spoken of was on the public street, and  to ask that it be removed. Also to  procure a visitor* book. It was also  decided to carry a steam pipe into  the ba'hroom, and the meeting adjourned,  At the Corner Store, just received  a c-ir'oad <>f groceries and a carload  orkc^anious;^  A daughter was born to Mr and^  Mrs Marsden on Thursday last.  Finest quality butter in 1 lb.  prints, 30c. per lb.-Napier & Partridge.  _PTJROI3:^l������  Vegetables  and Fr wits  "DIRECT FROM THK EAST,  We are enabled to quote the following low prcea  Quality and Weight guaranteed while they last.  1.1.-J-U..���������LJ1 U'l-.il' **-lM ���������')"-  .,.J,i_UUJ.lU������  I'l'J.'l I".fl'-Il-''P  TOMATOES, 3_b. tins, 15c. each,  PEAS, per tin...    locts.  Navel ORANGES 25c per doz  Gran. SUGAR, per loolbs..���������$6.75  A Guaranteed Cure for Piles.  Itohing. Wind, Hleodiug or Protruding  T?daa, Druggists refund monoy if VAZQ  OINTMRMT f������U* to oar. any ea*er no m\<  Mr of bow long standing, iu 6 to U d*ys.  First sppllostlon givw *���������.������������ *������'"f rwt, oh-t  If your diuugint bsiu't it stud *50u i' ataop*  Md it will us latwarded ptt*t*pa\d by F������iis  Hedmm0o,,iit,lM9a\tf Uo.  FOR SALE���������A Htifr of puro bred  Chester White Flu*, ready to  wean, from prize ������ow New U'tJKt-  rui^ter Exhibition.��������� Apply, li,  CiuwFmtn.  The 'B at' Hungarian flour,$6.75  per bl.���������#apier& Partridgs  E03PirAL    MEETING.  Present���������President Abrams, secv  ��������� Hall, vice-president L. A, Mounrc.  j Mia-ra Sbori, Andoraon and. Rou.  j     ><inine;������ read and adopted.  1     Communication whs rend from  ];*..).>..������,>    i\u������itJiw������iu   btui������;UU>   luut  live to the appointment of Messrs  McKnight and Horbury as directors  | and desiring a copy of Hospital  | Rules, and tho date that such was  j approved of by Licut-li-.minor nt  Council.  Secretary Hall was instructed to  co.ioci d*u and reply accordingly  It will pay you handsomely to placo yonr  .next moiiW-i'd ormr at ,.  ,,....*  The Be������f Store  NAPIER & PARTRIDGE,  DEPARTMENT HTORE,  DUNSMUIR AVE.  MMM^MMM^PI^Nfl  mm ���������V  ���������.KV.  ���������-..?-'  FARMER TELLS OF  A BAD TWO YEARS  THEN      DODD'S      KIDNEY      PILLS  DROVE AWAY ALL HIS ������AIN8.  3T**"  LETTER/WRITING.  Was Bent Over With "ain and Hirdly  Abie to Work . *il >e tserf 'he  Great Ca-ac'ian   Sidney  Remedy.  Consccon, Out., Deo. 12.���������(Spocial).  ���������Mr. David Rove, a well-known a������,J  highly respected fanner, II,ing: aLout  three miles from here, is telling hia  friends of his remarkat)l9 recover/  from a long period of suffering by  tho use of Dodd's Kidney Pills.  "I had very severe pains in my  back more or loss upwards of two  years," Mr. Rowe says. "These pans  seemed to concentrate their full force  In the small of my back, and the pain  was almost unbearable. It made me  go bent over and I could not straighten up to savo my life.  "When I went to urinate it gave ma  great pain, and you may imagine I  -was not able to do much work, 1 consulted a doctor, but his prescription  did me no good:  "Then I started to use Dodd's Kidney Pills and. I felt better by the time  I had used the first box. Ten boxes  cured mo completely."  LENGTHY SERMONS.  Five  or Six  Hours  at a. Stretch and  DivlHioitN  Vv to "Eighty-sixthly."  IVo English congregation would, have  listened to such sermons as used to be  popular in tbe Presbyterian churches  of Scotland. There is indeed a story  told of a dissenting preacher named  Lobb in tbe seventeenth century who,  wben South went to hear him, "being  mounted up in the pulpit and naming  bis text, made nothing of splitting it  up into twenty-six divisions, upon  which separately be very carefully undertook to expatiate in their order.  Thereupon the doctor rose up, and,  jogging the friend who bore him company, said, 'Let us go home and fetch  our gowns and slippers, for I find this  man will make night-work of it.'"  But. Mr. Lobb himself was humane  in the pulpit as compared to a; certain  Mr. Thomas Boston, to whose sermons  Sir Archibald Geikie bus drawn attention in his "Scottish Reminiscences."  An Art Tliat Every Girl Should  Determine to aiaster.  One thing every girl sl.ould know  something of practically as well as  theoretically is the art of writing a  graceful, well expressed, dainty note  or letter. There are few things more  pleasant to tlie recipient than a really  clever and witty letter, a fact which  every girl should bear in mind. She  should understand that one of the unpardonable sins is a gift unacknowledged, a question unanswered, a request to which there has been uo response.  When she������has learned the rudiments,  when she knows what tbe ordinary  rules of grammar, punctuation and  composition require, let her not by any  means be satisfied. After this she must  learn to express herself individually,  to give the graceful turn and say the  pleasant thing. Nothing is such death  to good writing, whether tbe tiny note  or the lengthy letter, as haste. No one  can do justice to either without giving  herself up to it entirely for the time being. There should be no signs of telegraphic curtness, or, ou the other hand,  of "padding," or trying to fill up a giv-  en|$iimount of space with words ouly,  sotlhat the, document may present to  the eye the appearance of a letter.  A girl should understand what a value there is in the little note of reply,  congratulation, condolence. In writing tbem she, should avoid stock  phrases and speak from her heart, naturally, simply. She should also recognize what a bond is a brightly* written,  informing letter between friends and,  knowing you cannot get something for  nothing, should bring to it every faculty. To compare notes with an absent  friend as to books read, pictures seen  and people met is an education no girl  can afford to neglect. ��������� New Orieana  Times-Democrat.  *���������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<���������������������������  ���������WESTERN  CAMAbUH- EDITORS ���������  ! ' ���������:��������� ���������  J A Series pf Articles Describing *  ��������� their Lives, their Aims and      %  ��������� Their Influence. ���������  ��������� ��������� !  t No. 13. Z  X ���������  ��������� xc. d. Mcpherson,   ���������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  te  l_e-t This Be Uhdersto  is  EVERY INDIVIDUAL LEAF OF  99  II  M  THE ART OF BROILING.  How to Have a Chop or Steak Cooked  to a Turn.  Few housewives understand, as they  all should, the art of broiling, and consequently chops and steaks are often  robbed of their delicate flavor by frying in a'pan.  A steak or chop properly broiled  should have a thin, well browned crust.  Beyond this crust the meat should be  uALAllA  Ceylon Tea is absolutely pure, fresh, -fragrant and ftill of  cup drawing qualifications posessed by no other tea. This  is why it is becoming so immensely popular. Sold only in  sealed bod packets.    By all grocer's.  RECEIVED THE HIGHEST AWARD AND GOLD MEDAL AT ST. LQUIS,  Mr. Thomas Boston, who wrote a book  called "Primitiae et Ultima," was minister of the gospel at Ettrick. In a sermon on "Fear aiid Hope, Objects of  the Divine Complacency," from the  text Psalm cxlvji, 11, "The Lord tak-  oth pleasure in them that fear him and  in those that hope in his mercy," Mr.  ���������Boston..,"after-tin introduction in four  sections, deduced six doctrines, each  subdivided into from throe to eight  heads, but the last doctrine required  another sermon wbich contained 'a  practical improvement of tlio whole,'  arranged under eighty-six bends. A  sermon on Matthew xi, 2S, wns subdivided into seventy-six heads.*" On this  text, indeed, Mr. Boston preached four  such sermons.  It is more than doubtful whether any  bruins or hearts south of the Tweed  could huvo stood the strain of such  discourses. But a Scotch preacher,  not In the present degenerate age, bus  boon known to preach from flvo to six  hours nt a stretch, mid sometimes  when one preacher bad finished his  .sermon another would begin and thoro  would bo a succession of preachers  delivering sermon upon sermon until  tho unhappy congregations wero Uopt  listening to "tho word" for as niuuy  as ton hours without a break-Bishop  Wllldou lu tlio Nineteenth Century.  The Crltlenl Aire,  "Don't bo too hard on tho boy, You  must remember that ho hasn't reached  tho ago of reason,"  "1 know that, He's readied tho age  of excuses,"  rMluid^ic^iaMl^OlTmi^l^^TJu?  In tbe middle than near the surface.  If the broiling is to be done on a  range have tbe tire very bright and  dear. Open every draft, that smoke  and flame may be drawn up the chimney. Place the piece of meat in the  double broiler and hold it as near tho  coals as possiblo until the surface is  brown, turning frequently. It will take  three or four minutes for this. Now  raise tbe broiler several inches above  the bed of coals and continue the cooking until the moat Is.done.  The broiler must be turned often. A  good rule is to count ten slowly, then  turn tho broiler. A steak or chop cut  a little more than an Inch thick will  cook nicely in ten minutes. If liked  well done, it should be cooked for  twelvo minutes,���������Exchange.  C.  D..MciriERSON,  Editor and Proprietor of the Graphic,  Portage  La  Prairie.  Of all the newspaper men of the  Canadian west, few have made a more  rapid and conspicuous success than  Mr. C. D. McPherson, editor, publisher  and proprietor of the two leading  publications pf Central Manitoba, the  ���������PGr.tage-Daily^-G.rapliio.-anaUtJieJkyjQel-^,  lie Wont.  Book Agent (eiitorliiKl���������Mudnm, I  hnvo a work of art to show you, It is  n book. Lndy of the Houso (reopouliiB  tho door)���������And I havo a work of art  to show you.  It ls a landscapo.  One-half of our llfo ls spent In malt*  In;; experiments; the other half lu regretting them,  It in bettor for n young man to blush  than to tuuu ualo.���������Cicero.  SLEEPLESS   BABIES.  Woll babies sloop soundl and wnko  *.I~.L      UIV      H.1LIL  tn,-a .,,vl flop-**!'"'���������' if f������ l! the o\vvo"\  pminlhlo hl'cn ot HIiiomp,���������In nil probability duo to the derangement of Uio  h;o;i.h**U iuiiI Unveils, or leuUilng iron-  bleu. Huby's Own Tablets uro Uio  only pioniT r������'ii*<'.ly. Tli'\v ivinnvn  ������iio imti*>l<< mut in linH way v\vt> tim  llttlo thio MJinivl, iiiri'Mhiu"; hIi up. and  Si \vaUi*!i mi bi'iilthy ami happv.  fiiuirniih fd t > coni tin nn harmful  'Iruic or opiiiir*. Mm Thos. Cnln,  It-.ring, On! , fi:iy<: "My baby fi������fiVrod  from Ktoui'H-h iroitb!"' mnl i-rothlm**".  and v.-.'u ijtiitr* crii;..-:. j;ui Hitb'u Own  Tr<bM*< end  tbo ?ji**������ih<"I  In work til-  !llll"l     Hl',1'    I'     fll'TUl.       I     lllllin     Mil 1)1111?  #������;������u -pfiun! thn Ti'.blHH for children's  r.Hrwii'v." Ynu enn Hnd tV-tn nt. drrnr  titnron nr vy-i thom yot pnld nt 25  '���������"nts n box bv wrliinar th-n Dr. WU  llarr.V Melldn^ Co,. BrrnkvUl*, On*.  HOUSEHOLD HINTS,  Whole cloves will more effectually  exterminate moths than camphor, tobacco or cedar shavings,  A cup of milk added to the water  with which an oilcloth or oiled floor ls  to bo washed gives it a luster like  now.  To keep enko moist wrap ln grease  proof paper and storo In tho broad pun.  Tho moisture in tho loaves will prevent  tho enko from drying.  In milking curtains ut homo it is well  to remember that only in tho cheaper  grades aro tho frills put on with a  heading. In thin eurtMns of tho beat  quality the frills uro ulivtiys Inserted la  the hem.  To donn a gns oven use strong hot  soda nnd Vater and scouring soup and  have ovory part thoroughly scrubbed  down. Thoro Is suro lo bo an unpleiiH-  ant odor when cooking Is going ou uu*  loss tho own is kept donn,  Diillrnnm ntlqnotte.  Do not exciiKo or forgive too rond lly  nn undue familiarity on tho part of  your part nor, Ilciiioiiiber ho may Uo al-  most a stranger to you, and you may  never meet ngaln. If you nro tired and  prefer to miss a danco sit it out with  your pnrtnor If ho siiggeslH It; you nro  bound to him for tho tlmo, says Worn-  mi's Llfo. Novor make tbo gross mistake of sitting It out with another man,  .\0   ItHtlK'l    ilM'V    IIIUU4   ,\utt   IJl.l.l    lUl'll'l  I'm.: ;>.,.���������;,iy oi uio- p,iii'h;i));ii' sinus, in", *  er lot your manner show It, but bo  pleasant, affable and smiling to nil  nllko, Abovo nil, novor descend Into the  commonplace vulgarity of illrtlng wllli  Ull-jitii'V Kill ������ Itmt, uwh it .>*>*������ iiu: -.mt  n<'nniilntiiiu'T������, Try to realize what  your own feelings would be under similar drt'tiuirtiiiiici'H.  1ntrr\trott-il.  "Kho told me," waid tlio young man  win* bad ���������"nnxiiltfil n frtrhuin teller,  ������������������that 1 wan born to command."  "Well, well." evdnlnied Henpocfe.  "alio menus, then, that you will uever  be married."  ly Manitoba Liberal. Mr. McPherson  is, like many another western., editor,  a young man. It is only ten years  ago that he went, as a boy, to "devil"  and learn the case at the Forest Free  Press, pulished at his birthplace, in  Lambton county, Ontario. Less than  eight years ago he came west, without capital and w,ith hardly any experience, started in, a boy of eighteen,  to stick type for one of the papers be*  now owns. In that interval of eight  years Mr. McPherson has proved  himself a newspaper porker and a  business man of ability and industry.  From setting typo he was promoted  to foreman, manager and finally proprietor. All this took place in loss  than five years. Could there be any  more striking example of the opportunities offered in Western ��������� Canada  to the newspaper worker with the necessary equipment? Nor was this  the full measure of Mr. McPherson's  success. No sooner, had he consolidated and strengthened his new purchase than ho sot to work to absorb  his most dangerous competitor. And  in two years he had accomplished  this also. To-day he.owns a dally  and weekly paper In the town of  third Importance In Manitoba, and in  addition to his labors as oditor and  manager, continues to find tlmo to  look after several important subsidiary enterprises in which he is Interested.  Tho man who can accomplish so  much at such an early ago, oven allowing that circumstances have in  somo sort favored him/Is no common  man. Tho successful maintenance of  the position ho hns acquirer! In news-  papordom demands nlso qualities,  both mental and businesslike, not  found everywhere. These qualities  Mr. McPherson possesses, but thoy  aro not always apparent on cnrolops  obnorvatlon. Of medium height,  slight figure, and almost boyish carriage, he would not at first sight Impress ono for all that ho Is, Ills qulot  humor, frankness and modesty are  tho qualities thai, mont Impress n  casual acquaintance, Those In no  wise diminish on fuller knowledge,  but to those who know lilm Intimately  theso moro noticeable qualities are  subordinate to his unflowlng Industry and his cver-wntchful shrewdness,  Bo possesses a skill In connecting  nnd Unking up into a co-ordinnte  rase foot** apparently unrelated, and  n faculty of present Ing intrlrnto  questions to his readers with clear-  n(i"o oitti t*f*rn**1f������iiliv. Hf* tPSfH P.H  nnblln Issues with tho toiio'istonn ofn  low iimiliuiieniHl itiu/in, uiui i.i-% cms-  elusions are arrived a' by imio*. sho*-'  that, r.nyone enpnb'o of rmdtnf? p'nln  typo can follow. Mr. MePhornon 1������  no ciiMiilHt. no hnlrsplltt*r. uo   flno  . ���������    .       i 1   '        I..     1.1      .... . r.l tr.nt  thoughtful inlkn on nubile matters'  nn* of tho kind tliat plain men appro  ���������into nud model t'-ielr judgments  upon.  An>otiT tho men who know him,  Mr. M-rPherson's persistence and no-  ���������*'*\it;. 1 **v������- va.'.s'd l't������ ''river''", TT"  talks little, but his pciformntieos nrr>  U\ \L.,i:v.:.t ratio f.. !-'j| !.jf:lirc!fv. Hi"  perl inanity and ability lo ferrd out  the true Inwardness of thlnps hav<>  enabled him ������o s cum many "seoomi"  on matters of provincial nnd gonial  Interest,  even  against   the  comrctl-  tion of the batter equipped city press.  As a writer he has perhaps no such  claims to brilliancy as are possessed  by some others among Western journalists, but his work, whether editorial or reportorial, has always teen  marked, if not by distinction, by clearness and vigor.  The energy that Mr. McPherson  puts into riewsgathering he likewise  puts into the business end of his papers. Ho hustles as much for adver-  tlsn'g'as he does for copy, .and with  equal succcess. The columns of his  papers contain the business annuonce-  ments of almost every man doing  business in Portage,, and many from  adjacent points. The advertisements  are well displayed, the practical knowledge Mr. McPherson has of all the  mechanical departments of newspaper work making him critical on' that  score.  As before stated, Mr. McPherson is  a native of Forest, Ontario, where he  received his education. His entry into  the printing business was wider the  auspices of H. J. Pettypiece, on the  Forest Free Press. In tho fall of  189(5 the proprietor of the Portage  daily came west, and engaged on the  Semi-Wdekly Liberal. Later lie went  to Neepawa on the Press, edited by  Mr. A. Dunlop, and in 1898 returned  to Portage as foreman. The Liberal  was then owned by a company, with  D. J. G. Rutherford, M. P., as president, and was conducted by Mr.  James Hooper, the present King's  printer for Manitoba. The following  year Mr. Hooper was appointed manager of the Winnipeg Telegram, and  Mr. McPherson succeeded him as  editor and manager. After the general elections of 1900-, Dr. Rutherford  was appointed '*.* chief veterinary in-  ���������BiTectoi-T^and-remoyed-io-Cttawa��������� and-  Mr. McPherson purchased the Semi-  Weekly Liberal and conducted it till  the spring of 1903, when he purchased  the:Daily and Weekly Graphic, and  merged the two concerns, conducting  the Daily Graphic and the Weekly  Manitoba Liberal. , At the time of the  purchase he had as partner Mr. J. J.  McCullough, but last June he bought  out Mr. McColloiigh's interest, and is  uow sole proprietor.  In addition to these properties, Mr,  McPherson is largely interested in'  real estate, having-purchased largely  in the Saskatoon, Last Mountain and  Loon Creek districts.  Mr. McPherson is the Portage and  general correspondent of the Manitoba Free Press, and was one of the  few newspaper men who accompanied  the Duke ot York on his shooting trip  to Lake Manitoba. Mr. McPherson Is  unmarried���������a fact which more than  one very handsome lady deeply  regrets. Ho Is actively interested  in polities, being secretary-treasurer of  tho Portage and Lakeside Liberal Associations, and a member of the excursion committee of the Western Canada Press Association.  most deadly ', and hopeless things  that can attack you. The o*ly hope is  to strike without delay at the root of  the trouble in the blood with Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. They actually  make new blood. They flush the kidneys clean, heal their inflammation,  and give them strength for their  work. Common kidney pills only  touch the symptoms���������Dr. Williams  Pink Pills cure the cause. That is  why they cure for good and the  same time improve the health in  every way.  Mr. Geo. Johnson, of the village of  Ohio, N...S., gives strong proof of the  truth of the above statements. He  says: "My son, now nineteen years  old, suffered greatly with kidney trouble. He was constantly troubled with  severe pains in the back, and often  passed sleepless nights. His appetite  failed, he grew weak, and could  hardly do the usual work that falls to  the lot of a boy on a farm. We tried  several kidney medicines, but they  did not help him any. Then a friend  recommended Dr. Williams' . Pink  Pills, and this was the first medicine  that reached the cause of the trouble.  He used the piils for a couple of  months, and I am thankful to say is  now as strong and healthy as any  six boxes for  $2.50.  Well babies sleep soundly and wake  blood that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  will not cure, simply because they  make new, rich, red blood that expels disease from every part of the  body. That is why teey cure the  worst cases of anaemia, indigestion,  neuralgia, rheumatism, headache,  and backaches, and the special ailments from "which women alone suffer. But only the genuine pi1ls can  do this,'and you should seo that the  f-ull-n-amer^Dr^WHl-iam'S^-Pink���������Ptlls-  and was quite cross. I got Baby's Own  Tablets and. they seemed to work al-  all medicine dea'ers, or direct by mall  from the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont,. at 50 cents a box, or  slxboxes for ?2.50, j1  -���������     __ ; ;  J  No sane man will get drunk by design or sober by accident.  Women commit mistakes of the heart,  men of the head. Two routes t'o the  same end. ���������  Lifebuoy Soap���������diainfoctant���������ia stmng'y  rooomniendcd by tho modioal profession uo  ���������v safeguard against infoctiouo tkueaso-i.     33  It is bolioved that some men marry just to have somo one to blame i'or  thoir failures.    '  ACHING  KIDNEYS.  Can Only Be Cured by Enriching the  Blood by the Use of Dr, Williams  Pink Pllle.  Tho kidneys Alter every drop of  your blood. Tho purity of the blood  depend upon tho kidneys���������-and the  health of the kidneys dopends upon  the blood. If your blood Is weak the  kidneys have not ctrength for their  work and lenvo tho blood unflltorid  and foul. If your blood Is bad the  kidneys get clogged with painful,  poisonous Impurities, Thnt la what  causos your backache* with the dull  pains or sharp stabs of sick kidneys,  And kidnoy disease Is ono  of   the  jBIIMR'S GOUT 4ND  RHEUMATIC .PILLS  THK UliUAT KNULI8H ZftSMECY,  TESTIMONIAL from tht UU SIK SAM-  UEL HAKEIl, th* famous HP* Kstiilorar,  "Newton' Abbot, Devon, liter mra���������1  have delayed my thank* ai I wlibMI ie  tost the effect of Dtatr'i Fill! by a tuM>  dint Interval of time,  "For ten yean I had suffered auutely  from Gout and life had loft Iti attra>  tion oirlnit to the uncertainty of health  and audden vltltatlone of th* enemy  which proitrated m* for months, or week*  according to th* vliulence of th* attack*.  "Dlalr'a Pill* have rendered me lmm*n������*  ���������ervlce, a* I no longer fear an attaak  of Gout,  . "Por th* I ait twenty month* I hat*  neon comparatively tree, a* one or tw������  attempted vUUation* have been lmm*t>  lately *tamp*d out by to* anUtanc* tl  Blair5* IMll*.  "Truly your* fStgn*d) Sami. W, Baker,  Lyman Sun* 4 Co., Montreal and Tol*  ontoi Th* nol* Drug Co., Win nip**;;  Martin, Bol* A Wynn* Co,, Winnipeg,  ���������W-i  Sunlight Soap  represents care, skill and scientific accuracy  in its manufacture. That is why it does your  washing without shrinking woolens, fraying  linens or injuring your hands.  Equally good with hard or soft water.  No scrubbing, no boiling, more cleansing,  less ic!lin.g.  Try Sunlight  Your money back if not satisfied.        nod  Lever Brothor* Llmltod  Toronto .-..���������*.   J      ���������,_���������������-*,  _A..'-..>������--   .,*A  >   %. v.+AttmW***  a-  V  i>  H-H-M������H-l'!"I"M"H"H-M..l������!������!..M..t.*  ::  ! AT THE SNAKE  ROCK MINE  ')'  By FRANK H. SWEET  Copyright, im, by Frank fl*. Sweet     ?  mmm  il!*?nT*if-*ya_TMT_t,jit^_tJiTJi.t_������T_*?_������T_-.ya_t_-T_-T_-T-_T--*-t  *-f  *  ���������^T^T^^_^^_^^_^^^T^T^i_^.l^^*^j_^T^^ft^j_^^_^ilI^^^T^^a^T_^T^^a^TiT  Joyce Killian was only two wceka  from a select boarding school in the  east where the young ladles were zealously guarded $rom all contact with  the rough outside world. Yet this  morning she was tearing down Snake  Rock canyon upon a mustang, not  tbrtje months* from a broncho blister,  with gaudy, cumbersome horse trappings that had been brought up from  Mexico more as a curiosity than for  use.-.  But there was no fear, no self consciousness in her face, and instead of  trying to check the mustang her hand  went out from time to time to stroke  and pat its neck encouragingly as her  .voice urged it on.  When she left the canyon she struck  a more level country, a:ad here, the  mustang was let out to its full speed.  Bedrock .was still ten miles away, and  she must reach it and be back to the  mine before night. It was already well  on toward noon.  1 Bedrock was a one street town which  commenced and ended in teuts, with a  few unpointed frame buildiugs ln ths  center. It was an hour after noon  When Joyce slipped from her horse In  front of the oflice of Gregg & Graw,  mine brokers and operators. Both of  the proprietors were in, and both rose  at her entrance. Young ladies of  Joyce's type were not yet common at  Bedrock.  "I wish to see you about the Snake  Rock mine lease," Joyce began graciously.  Gregg bowed, but not before the visitor imagined she saw a swift glance  flash between tbe partners.  "I understand it expires in ten days,"  said Gregg blandly. "You are Miss  Killian?" ���������.  "Yes. We���������Mr. Temple wishes to renew the lease on the terms you proposed."  -���������"Vlsiting-at-Snake-Rock-camp-with-  "your aunt," went on Gregg. > "You see,  we've njl heard���������or guessed. When���������  er���������is the interesting event to comt  offj if you don't mind?"  ��������� "If you are alluding to my marriage  With Mr. Temple, it has not yet been  announced," answered Joyce coldly.  "But about the lease. Will you kindly  make It out as soon as possible ? I. have  some shopping to do in town, and it is  a long ride back to camp.   Mr. Temple  promptly."  "You mean that you will not re-lease  the Snake Rock mine on any terms?"  the girl's white lips asked.  "Exactly. We expect to resume operations there ourselves."  "I understand���������you have heard. And  I suppose you call this business. You  made a fortune out of the miue, and  then when you lost the vein you leased  it to Mr. Temple through misrepresentations. He paid you SoD.OOO and  has sunk more than $50,000 in searching for that vein. Until day before  voptovdtv. front penvlv"������ .������'���������������"i<v  -,���������,���������,-���������  he took out less than $1,000. He told  me that you were up there yourselves  only a short time ago trying to induce  him to re-lease the mine for $25,000, believing it to be exhausted. Now"���������  "As Temple has rediscovered the  vein, richer than ever," finished Graw  coolly, "we propose to operate it ourselves. But you may tell him that if  he will turn the miue over to us at  daylight tomorrow we will pay him  back one-half the year's lease, $25,-  000." ���������-������ -  "And let him lose the other $75,000,"  flashed back Joyce. "No, thank you.  We will hold the mine until the very  last moment or me leuse.-  But once outside she wondered if she  had done the best she could. He was  down in the mine working fiercely  with his men at the almost pure vein  which the explosives had uncovered  and believing that she would return  with tbe new lease. Only ten more  days, and he did not know it What  could sbe do?  Before she had gone a hundred yards  she knew, and instead of keeping on  toward the stores she hurried to the  only printing' office Bedrock contained.  An hour later the town was conspicuously posted with: "Men wanted at tk_  Snake Rock mine for ten days. Wages  $15 a day, pack mules $10."  .���������"��������� Ordinary wages for "good laborers  was four or five.- Bosses and superintendents did net average fifteen. In  an hour men were leaving regular jobs  of work and ruthlessly breaking contracts. When Joyce finished her shopping and started for home she found  stragglers and groups with picks and  shovels scattered along the trail for  two miles or more. But she reached  the mouth of the mine flrst and sent  an imperative summons for Temple te  come to the surface.   When ho joined  GLIDDEN'S AUTO TRIP  DRIVES   HIS   MACHINE   1,800    MILES  OVER RAILWAY TRACKS.  Hakes 80 Miles an Hoar on Ralls Acalutt  18 Over Highway���������Feat Made Possible  By Puttlug Steel-Rlmoied Flange-  Wheels on His Machine���������Progress Is  I''ouqc1 to Be Extremely Comfortable.  ON HIGHWAY  Day and  Jtiuee Miles  1 Springfield. 105  ���������' 2 Albany ... 100  8 Uticn ..... 102  ��������� 4 Syracuse ., 54  C llot'liester . W  ������ Uuffulo  ...   T8  7 Erie    07  8 Cleveland .110  1) Toledo .... .125  10 South Bend 172  11 Chicago ... 103  12 Milwaukee. 105  .13 Keedsburg.. 178  14 La Crosse.. 105  15 Ked Wing.. 134  10 Minneapolis   CO  ON RAILROAD  Day and  i'lacv.         Ml!"*  1 Glemrood .  120  2 Euderliu ...  137  3 Harvey   ...  140  4 Portal    155  6 Moose Jaw 1GS  0 Maple Cr'k 103  7 Calgary ...  243  8 Banff   82  0 Glacier  ...  137  10 SIcaiuore J  8S  11 Nor.  Bend  200  12 -Vancouver.  120  Total .....  1803  Total ."....  1733  Total  .1733  Grand tot..3530  '- '��������� * c��������� .   ���������'���������'������������������ Hours.  Time, highway (speed IS   miles  hour) .... .... iJ   Time,  railroad (speed   30 miles  hour)    ..   .....  an  05  an  )  her a half "hour later twenty men were  waiting for jobs, with fifty hurrying  up the slope, and between the fifty  and Bedrock came balf a thousand  more.  The regular force of the mine was  less than a hundred men, but the next  morning a thousand names were on  the payroll^ divided into day and night  shifts. A great stream of ore rolled  up out of the mine to tho backs of the  pack mules and on the sinelter at Bed-  rock; from whence came certificates oi  credit with figures that would have  staggered a mine owner of moderate  Ideas. But Temple did not even see  them. He was down in the mine  working and watching dny and night  to see that the great stream should  not.slncken for even an instant.  Joyce insisted on a share in tho  work and remained at the mouth of  tho mine with book and pencil, keeping  a record of tho stream ns it flowed  past, and it was she who took charge  of tho credit slips as thoy camo in.  So n M'ook went by, eight days, nine  dnys, nnd tho tenth was nenrhig its  close when Templo came up from the  mlno and stiiggorod weakly to whore  Joyeo was standing with hor book and  pencil. And behind Templo camo the  half thousand men of the day shift,  slipping through the mouth of tht  mine liko tho colls of a mighty sor-  pont. Tho vein hnd- again disappeared, and four hours of tbo loaso re-  tnnlnod.'  When Temple looked over tho credit  illps tho weariness loft hia face. "I  knew it would bo something stupendous," ho said to Joyce, with a long  brenih, "but nothing llkd this. Wt  will divide two hundred thousand of It  among the workmen, loss thnn one-  quarter, and then for tho oast."  HliiitimrdN.  "It's nevor too into to lenin," we're told.  However, wo liojr to 'ttnto,  Th-vci's llttlo wo lonrn iih wo grow old  Kxcopt thut it la too lato,  . 60  Total .... ,"....,,.,....135  Charles J. Glidden,' who is making  a tour of the world in an automobile,  writes.. to a Boston 'newspaper" , a  story of; his trip on the railroad  tracks from Minneapolis to Vancouver. , He arrived at tho latter  placo September 13. In part the  traveler says:  The automobile, a twenty-four  horse power touring car, was transformed from a road vehicle to a railway carriage by removing tho rubber  tired wheels and substituting steel  rimmed flanged wheels, suitable to  run upon the tracks, and by locking  the steering device. The car, with  four passengers and baggage, weighed five thousand pounds, including  the wheels, which weighed one thousand three hundred pounds.  Very little encouragement was given when I first suggested the idea of  driving a road vehicle upon the  tracks of a railroad. Officials of the  railways companies, experienced  automobilists and friends said it  was impracticable, and that an ex-  ,I^din^nt__w,ou.ld___i:esult^.n_disast.ar,   Colonel Thomas Lowry, president  of tho Soo Pacific line, however,  thought differently, and granted my  request for the use of his road from  Ineoeu Ia Dnfrylnv,  It la plainly evident that the success  In dairying doponds very much upon  tho productive ciipaclty of tho Individual cows that make up tho herd. A  very practicable way to Improve the  x  i  ���������WnilN T������Ml������bW fcOOKKD OVTCIl TIM 'CUUDI!  slips mn wjwmnehs LiiFt um itacu,  will sign tho papors and return thom  nt once. Thoro nro only ton dnys, nnd  lie wishes to have the mutter arranged  without dokiy."  "Why doesn't he come down himself V" demanded Graw bluntly.  "Ho ts vory busy at tho mine, and I  convinced him that I could attend te  Jt Just ns woll," Joyce answorod. "IIo  mild It wiih to be made out at twenty-  flvjp thousand nnd-your own offor,"  uniw luiiMueu a'uuu.  "Thul oi'.a  wna uiudo iouc x\cek*  uso," he said, "and Temple declined  It"  "You mean you will not renew lt for  thatr  ��������� kxuuuy,"  Joyce lost some of her color,   What ��������� twonty.flve nmi possibly oven thirty  Ittlo monoy she and her aunt had was   WWi golectca In tll0 ordinary random  Invented In tho mlno, as woll as Hugh '  Temple's, and the loaso ran out lo teu  days.  "Well," she said slowly, "I am authorised. In oaso you should decline to  rocogulMi your otter, to ruUe tho  amount to what waa paid last yoar-  flfty thousand."  "Which wo must decline," said Gregg  ���������uavoly, "with real regret, you understand. And I will add that wo would  devUue a Uuudvwl ihou������uud  lust aa -  Mn.'ANI) MUS. 0. J. OLIDDRN,  Minneapolis to Portal. Sir Thomas  ���������Shaughnessy, president of tho Canadian Pacific road, did likewise, and  this routo to the Pacific* was chosen.  The two roads not only,.afforded opportunity for testing tho working of  tho motor cur on prairie' levels,  mountain grados und curves, but  openod up OUO miles of unequalled  Bcionco beauty,  Hiding" upon tho smooth rails in  tho open, with nn unobstructed view  at a rate of speed warranted by conditions of gnulo and curve, wus  luxurious, not tiresoino and without  responsibility regarding right of  way, requiring only closo watch at  lovel highways crossings,  The wheels required considerable  work In fitting and adjusting tbem  to tho new conditions, A test ol' .luu  miles did not quite bring perfection  from a mechanical standpoint, but  pdi'sovoranco, after JJOO miles' running on tho tracks, conquered tho  mechanical illllleulties, correcting thu  error that caused thu boxes to boat,  After this fault was remedied, tho  entire Journey was mado without a  moment's delay.,. Wu woro nlwnys on  hand at tho mwillng points, following accurately the schedule laid down  from time to tlmo by train duspuich-  ors of the several divisions,  Homo anxiety wus felt as to our  welfare by tlio railroad people, and.  closo watch was kept upon all our  movements,  Tho train   dispatchers, under orders    from their    chiefs,    moved    us  along nt tho desired speed, enabling  us to mnko at   night places having  hord   and   1nm������n������i������   tht*   nvwiw   pr-v1 hunt ���������hotel".      *t   ���������.���������'."��������� I";.j *> 'n*"       f  duetlve cnpnolty Is to dlsponae with! tr������lri������ wn hnd tlmo to luko n sldlmr,  all cows which tho scales nnd Hnhcoclc  test togotber prove to bo unprofitable,  It would be pretty snfo to assert that  twenty cows selected In this wny for  their bleb nml  rwinnmlenl nrmluetlvp  m-,..������.������.aiiM lw������ ni-.M-ni.rt-li-idln -Minn' *nti  ,,,Uncl   thlrt.V-llVO*  to   fnrt-.V   Hllll'S  capacity would bo moro profltabhj than, nn .       nnav   n. ���������������������������,,������������������.nU,n ���������m,  but-in* ninny cases wo found that tho  trains had taken a siding before our  arrival,   thereby   giving us a   clour  track and preventing a atop,  Wo wero not restricted na to siwwd  method of making up n herd.���������Professor 0. hi Beach, Starrs, Conn.  Dtrty Water Had For Cow*.  Dirty, stnpnnnt water In ni hnd tor  cows its for human beings nnd In some  respects worse, for tho Impure wnrcr  not only affects tbe henlth of tlie caw,  bnt may contaminate ber milk and render it unlit for human food.-IIosrd's  Dairy man.  an hour uixey nnd comfortable nnd  devoid of rocking motion. I-'or one  mile wo attained a Hpeed eqtiul to  sixty miles an hour.  Our averagu speed was thirty miles 1  an hour over   philn nnd    fiimmfnlri,  Tho speed of I'acllb; Coast trains lor  the ln������t one tbousnnd miles run per  hour is as follows;  Union   Pacific   Overland  thlrty-ono. j  Houthern   Pacific Hunaet   Uinltod,  thirty.    ;,  Canadian Pacific Imperial Limited,  twcnty-eignt ana u nun.  Great Northern Pacific Linked,  twenty-seven and three-quarters.  Northern Pacific Limited, twenty-  seven and three-quarters.  Santa Fe Limited, twonty-fiv<*.  With a clear track 1 am satisfied  my car would have averaged fony  miles an hour, and with cars constructed on lines for speed a jnuca  tofgher average.  iJeparture was fixed for September  4, from the "Soo" Station, Minneapolis. Stations along the line were  notified of our coming. '--  The car was-.equipped with a red  flag, red and "white'lantern, tornadoes, fireworks and other paraphernalia used in railroading. Joseph  E. Howe was selected to take charge  of the "limited," under whose orders  I was to govern the movement of tho  Car, he receiving instructions from  time to time from train despatchers.  At the appointed time the car was  backed down- from the shops to the  station, and we took up a position  ready to follow the express. The  passenger list included Mrs. William  lloualdson, William 1-1. Eustis, T.  A. FOgue, Mr. Home, Mrs. Glidden,  Mr. Thomas, my engineer and myself.  Big Mogul No. 508, drawing nine  cars. Dulled out and we followed. A  crowd, inciuuing ruurouu omcmia,  employes and friends, gave us a  hearty cheer, which was taken up'by-  persons'all'along the line to the end  of the yard. The weather, was delightful, cool and bracing, after a  week's drizzling rain.  At the, end of the yard we halted  at a station called Camden J unction  and received the first train order  ever issued to a motor car, carrying  passengers, which read as follows:  "Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault  Ste. Marie Railway, Telegraphic  train order No. 108. From Minneapolis, September 4, 1904. Received  at Camden Place. Home with automobile will run extra from Camden  Place to Glenwood. Will meet train  4. Hepburn, conductor, at Hemel,  and stock extra, Koop, conductor, at  Eden Valley. Answer. W. A. B.  13 Home special. Correct. 10.32.  W. A. B."  "Now we are off," said Mr.  Home. On went the spark and tho  driving wheels slipped on tho rail,  finally taking hold, when we rapidly moved away. We were soon in  the open and chasing tho. express.  There was a slight, tremble in the  -ca r n"a���������iitt le~no ise~fr ornrtlre^blttshPof -���������  the wheels on the steel rails, but tho  manner in which we glided along  made us dumb to sounds and gave  an opportunity to notice everything  we passed far and near.  "Let her move a little faster if  you wish," said my conductor.  We were then going about thirty  miles an hour. A slight pressure on  tho accelerator and we bounded  ahead at a fifty milo gait, and  caught sight of tho express.  Five hundred and fifty miles from  Minneapolis we found ourselves on  tho track of tho Canadian Pacific  road, 168 miles south of tho main  lino at Mooso; Jaw in Assiniboia.  West of Mooso Jaw to Calgary for  500 miles is a broad, rolling prairie  over which the wind at times blows  a gale. Ono day we forced our way  through tho gnlo, which was so  strong that the speed was reduced to  a maximum of thirty miles an hour.  Trains wero all delayed that day by  tho high winds. Tho traffic was  ���������heavy, and ninotoon orders were required to movo us a'iong, although  but iiinuty-sokon x\cvo issued on tho  entire drive to tho Pacific. |  West of Calgary tho grand scenery  began and continued for 000 miles, j  It was at Lnggan, in tho Rockies,  the station for Lako Loulso, thnt  Conductor Forrest assumed control  of tho "motor car limited."  Ho had charge of tho Duko  of York's train years . ago  and has made many special runs  through tho mountains, but said his  rido on iny car excelled in fascination any/, (pmiuus trip bo lms  mado (luring his eighteen years of  service. j  Not thn least difficulty was expor-!  lencod going up and down hill, and i  the drop from Hector to Field of  1,14(1 feot In seven miles wns taken,  without tho use of brakes, tho mom-1  cntiiiu of tho car being checked by  the cylinder comprowion.  Wise mlli-ond men thought It best  for'us to follow a passenger train  closely, which wo did within twenty  feet, ns oii a frosty mil our wheels  might nkld boyoisl tho usefulness ol  compression or broken.  Our running timo down tho plain  between tho Rocky Mountains ond  tho Selkirks, and up to tho summit  of thu Selkirks from Field to Glacier,  wns two hours better than tho Imperial Limited. Tho speed made  climbing tho mountain dumb-fnunt-Vvl  train   despatchers nnd employes   of  tlti; loud.  Once \\hon wo woro given ft position Iwhlnd nn ������������xpreB(i the trnln dispatcher, obeying n rule of tho road  thnt nothing   should follow   a pns-  ���������'' t'.n ;*   *.,������.,i   .....,...������  i(iwi,-wj   uitttMlrn,  held us, but in a run of fifty miles  wo overtook thn express nml stopped  nt our destination on thoir schedule  tlmo.  West of   Modiclno Hat   wo passed  | many Indian villages.    Tho Indians  turned out in boge numbers, smiled  and saluted nn wo enmo nenr thom.  On oto     iircivtil   nt  Vancouver   two  Ttmii_,i ! thousand permons    lined tho station  wrouea, i njn<fom( ]m(i\y cheering on we can*  to n stop,  ii-.eitti._Kj, email urrtuiu _uva ouo  "suficred terribly from wont of encouragement." Heaven help us! What  woman has not in whatever line of  enterprise she has undertaken? Tha  cutting, chilling, sneering, ill-natured  discouragement, oftentimes even from  one's own parents, stabs like cold  steel. A woman never gets over it,  even when she is too strong and  brave to be downed and goes on and  achieves in spite of her family. But  many a woman who otherwise would  haye made for herself a noble career  has had all the aspiration crushed  out of her by the sheers of father,  husband or brother. Heaven help  them, too, for they will have it to  answer fori  King Kdward'* Rook*.  King Edward was never a bookworm, but be hns always been fond  of history, and has quite a fine collection of volumes at Sandringhaiu  dealing with the Crimean expedition  and the campaigns of Nelson -and  Wellington. ��������� Books on farming,  sport, and other pursuits also appealed to him before thc cares of  State wholly monopolized his time.  WIimj ho was .Prince of Wales he  was a considerable novp.l reader.  Otitriclica In Hnrnemi.  There are several instances on record where in South Africa the white  master or black servant bas trained  one or more ostriches to harness and  has driven them regularly in a light  trap or even ridden them liko a horse.  It need hardly be said that ostriches  are extrcmelyswift when used in such  a way aud can cover a tremendous  number of rnile^ a day if not given too  heavy a load. They have even been  known to show real signs of enjoyment and pleasure at being in harness,  and certainly they go to work with a  will when thoroughly tamed in thia  manner.  Courtship in Tibet.  A prominent Englishwoman who has  visited Tibet says that the people  of that country >have long ago solved  the question which has been causing  much discussion in England for years.  In the lama country, she says, you  hear no cry "Why don't men propose?''  Every girl is married and old maids  are unknown. The matchmaking  place, or the "shambang," as it is called, is a Io-*** hut, generally situated  midway between two villages, where  maidens and young men in every class  of life congregate around small fires  which they kindle themselves. If a  man is attracted by a certain girl he  invites ber and her relatives to partake  of tbo warmth around his fire. This is  taken as a gentle hint that he is thinking of proposing. The parents very  seldom if ever visit tho "shambang."  The girls spin, assisted by tho men, tell  stories and sing until they tire. When  a man bas made his choice ho dresses  in his best and takes wine and food  to the parents of the girl ho has chosen. If his suit is approved his food  is oaten and his wiue is drunk and  the girl is his after he has puid a small,  amount of money to her father.  RnNkln nn nn Art Critic,  It is probably by this time pretty  generally recognized that the debt  thatwoowo toUuskln is not primarily  for.what, ho did and said about art*.  It wns as a moralist and a philosopher  that ho was really great. Of courso  when a mun of high intellectual powers devotes a largo portion of his llfo  to the study of a subject It Is inevitable thnt his labors must possess u certain valuo, We may even go furl ber  than Unit and say that when a mun  of.high IntolIoctiniJ powers chooses lo  wrlto upon a subject what he writes  must possess a certain value. Rut It  is quite possiblo that tbo kernel of tho  nut mny bo found In his digressions  or In light incidentally thrown upon  other rim tiers. Ruslcln's writings nyon  art possess vory groat value, but tliclr  value Is not for what thoy tell nn  nbout art, but for what thoy tell us  about Uusklii. Every page of "Modern Painters" Is worth rending, not  been uso Its author wns a great art  critic, but because ho wiih a great phi-  l(M*'|-|i'>r nnd moralist. No tlmo is  v.-.'isied which Is spent In tho'company  of toe wise mid good.���������L, W. Clarko In  M-h'iiiIIIiiii'h Mngnslno,  Too much sensibility crcatoa unhnp-  plnoBSf too much insensibility ereatoa  crinje.���������Tslleyrnnd.  ,. IL i  The l,nlr>������������ h* fiolt,  '  Do Stylo--Wluit In tlui latest fnfl In  golf?  iJunbusln-*-- Having rc:il detectives  track up your lost hulls.  Th������ Vlclmu Wiooil Sow,  The brood sow that is vicious nnd  breachy or thnt eats chiokons should  ho nont   tn tho  luttrhi't- nn i:n/m  -io *%.*  enough, any* Former's Advocate. Tt  doesn't pay nt nil to rlWU grown  people, much less -rhlhlrep.j being  chowiid up by tlic'in, and a chicken-  eating hog will soon df>\,oy her  worth of chickens if ghvts, opportunity.  Kv*������ ismli Creem  F-iKdliVig ikf Ul   tull>'   ������Ut'tt-|>lft *t  n.n* Srvil .-In'in*' l>*it.  Anlnml feed !.*< i ni-vonsity tor tho  growing stock. Tha most convenient  way ul supplying It is to u.s*- ungual  UM-Kil in the mnslt or trwat wrap in a  aolMetder. If Iho former ih um-,1 It  should not excwil io p������r ctnt. ot ths  total -iVi'Kbt ui tl.i> iiiubl). (or v.-ry  young chicks 5 per cent, it cnou������b. AN ARTIST OF NERVL,
yte^uxknUle Daring*; and Cooluesa In
on  Aljiljie 4cciilaut.
Tne architect Viollet le Duo was one
day on the Sobwarzenberg glacier at
a height of about 9,000 feet, accompanied by Bapti'ste. the guide, who
i:>iiivhed,in front.   The two men were
,:\t nod io each (��tber by a rope, as is
j .--;-;i! in Alpine mountaineering.
The .snide had passed over a
erovuKw. but wben M. Viollet le Due
ii;tempted to cross It he failed and fell
li.to the abyss*. The guide 'tried' to pull
hl.u out. but instead he found himself
j:r!iduiill.v descending.
The architect perceived that his companion. If he persisted Ui the attempt
to save bim. would surely share b!s
fnte, und be asked if Baptlste had a
family
"A wife and children," was the answer.
"Then." said Viollet le Due quietly,
"1 shall cut the rope."
He did so nud fell, but a block of
Ice thirty feet lower down stopped his
descent Wben Baptlste saw this and
thnt for a time the danger was lessened, he went in search of help and returned with four stout peasants. Three
hours afterward Viollet le Due was extricated.
In spite of his perilous position the
ruling'pussion wus strong with the artist, for, although he was almost covered with icicles from the dripping water, be bad contrived to make drawings
of the novel effects be was able to
perceive.
A   Costly   Finger.
A Dresden paper relates an amusing
anecdote. An old gentleman, a member cf the landtag, lately slightly hurt
his finger. Not troubling'to" go to his
.doctor, he asked a medical colleague
what he ought to do and was told to
give h's finger a "soap bath." On the
following day he was much surprised
to receive from his friend a note for
- "medical consultation; tbe amount. 10
niuiLs." .
"He"then spoke to another colleague.
a lawyer, complaining. Flis legal
friend suid it was strange conduct;
bnt. should it come to a legal question.
hv would bP obliged to pay and bad
brtter do so nt once. The day after
tie old gentleman's astonishment was
���still greater on receiving from this*
friend n note claiming 10 marks for
"legal wdvk'e." t<s
���-Quite"-* UEryrbP-appenled-to-tbe-eom���
mission, a body which settles all per-
Boual disputes of the members of the
landtag What was his disgust when
the commission found that be had be-.'
haved badly In refusing just demands
and condemned him to make amends
by paying the fine of a basket of champagne! The finger, which was meantime perfectly healed, had cost him
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Fibruary Uth, 1905, for ihe viurchi.se o>
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South West quartor of Section Seventeen.
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The undi'j signed does not bind himself to
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NOTICE.
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Manaiier.
NOTICE.
I bog lo inform tlio pulilictha
on und after January lsi, 1904, my
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doing I can give my Patrons butter
���miisjfiiction.
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WANTED
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and adjoining territories 10 represent
nnd nclverii.e an old cdtablitihed business
lion*- of solid financial standing. Siilarv
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weekly with Ewns-'n advanced each
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itiWf SfwwS !���������  THE "GUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSCH,    -      - -      MGtt  Tha O'Mumns of Tint News ar* open to all  who -viHh to uxpr.gd^hureiii views o mai-  tera of publio iutt re-H.  While we do not hold ourselves re ��������� "msi-  Me for the utterances of corraapaodemf, we  e*erve the rght of deoliniug to inser*  oninunionfions unnecessarily personal.  WEDNESDAY,  KEBY. 15   1905.  Kspiinait & Nanaimo' Ry  f  s. s. "City of Nanaimo.  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m, for  Nanaimo, calling  .it   Norili  Saanich  ���������   Cowichan B ty, Maple Bay and Crofton  when freight ot passengers offer.  Leavesx-Nanalmo Tuesday,  5  p.m.,  for  Union Bay and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.in., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 am t for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports..  Sails from Nanaimo Friday,  2 p.m., for  Victoria,   c-tlling at Crofton,    Maple  Bay, Cowichan Bay and  North  Saanich when freight or pasiengers offer  North Saanich  when tide and weather  conditions  permit.-  VANCOUVER -NA1VAIMO ROUTE  8.8.     "JOAN."  Sails from N.inaimo 7 a.m. dally except  Sundjays.  Sails i'roiii Vancouver afier arrival of C.  P.R. Train No. 1. daily except Sun-   daysT-ai-i-priiir-���������~~������������������.   :    TIME'.TABLE  EFFECTIVE  OCTOBER 6th, 1904.  VIOTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No 2-Daily. Nu. 4-Run- av  a.m par.  De 9 00. .'..Victoria De 3 00  "   9.28.. Coldstream    ..."   3 1*8  " 10.24   ..Kiu.itf'H "   4.24  "11.00, .Dunoiiu'ti     "   5.00  P M. PM,    '  ������������������ 12 35.. .Nanaimo '. "   6 42  Ar 12.53.. We-i'njjtoD Ar. 0 55  WELL!"*'    h   TO VICTORIA.  No. 1���������L)*il N> 3 - Suuduy  ���������.A.M f*1 AM.  De.   6.00 Wellington,...  Do. 3 0  ��������������������� 8.20 N-Auaimo  "   3.1-ft  10,02 Duitmn's  "   O.Oii  " 10.42 Kienig's "   5 30  "11.88  CohUiruism   "   <U2  A* 1203 Viotoria  Ar 7.00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tir-  kets on sale, good,ovei rail unci steni.-er  lines, at two and cn.-lialf cents per mile.  Special trams and steamers for recursions, and reduced r tie. for parties may  be arranged foi- on application to the  Fraffii. Mimager.  The Company reserves the right 10  change wjthcut previous notice, sieamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good forgoing journey Saturday und Sunday, reluming not later  than Mondav.  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  ^r  Cumberland  Hotel������������������*  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUK  AND SECOND STREET.  CUMBERLAND   B. C.  Mrs. J. H. Piket, Proprietress.  When in Cumberland l������e siwe  and stay at the Ciwiiberland  .Hotel, Kirst-Cltiss Accomodation for transient and permanent boarders.  Sample Rooms and  Public Hal)  Run in Connection  with   Hotel  Rules from $1.00 to" 12.00 per day  Sale of Crown Granted Mineral Claims for Unpaid Taxes in the Comox  Assessment District. Province of British Columbia.  Ten Vd<^ November, A,D, 1904, at the hour of  Claims in the li,t hereinafter set ou , ^^ Public   Allclio"   the  Mineral  have been issued, for all un,aid taX������!rS ������L T lis hereinafter .et out, of wbich Crown Ciranta  crued, due and payable at any 80th1 davo T L !, ? P^������>!e o��������� the 30th d ,y of June, 1904, or sic*  and tor the expenses of adveSsfngtbis notice      sub^lueilt ^o the date of the itibUe of tbe Crown Grants  day of ^Ed^^^ ������W "���������'. ������ not p,Id to ,���������e o��������� or before the  ������f all riBht and interest in s���������id c ai^Wa   ?������ 1       l"!' ������ conveynuoe executed   to  the  purchaser  In the event ,-f there being no  "rchf ?r 0r if   IItf lhiGr������w,V   Y lbB ?r������Wn GranlB U,erKrf-  taxes and expenses <>f adverJisini   tli Maud 5 .11    h   ?     1     ^^  *h?l[   not  be  8U,I3cieftt  to   P������V ***  there,f shall be deemed void B,,aI1 abBoIuldy revert to the Province and the Crown Grants  LIST ABOVE MENTIONED  NAME OF PERSON.  WJ  S    HUM  3010 Westminster Road  HOME GROWN AND IMPORTED  Garden, Field and Flcwer Seeds, now in  sto"k and lasted as 10 vitality.    Wholesale and retail.  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees..  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES,   GRREN-  HOUSE AND HARDY PLANTS  fer Spring Planting  -FERTILIZERS���������  PEifi   HIVES   and    SUPPLIES  G  Green-hotise-full-of"Plant~-,--3ut-F'lo\vei-S'  Floral Wid-k. '     Catalogues free, or  call and examine stock.  EASTERN PRICES OR LE S.  M. J. HENRY.  VANOOUVER, B.C  Morrochi Bros,  gUEAP, Cokes nnd Pie* delivered ilaily to any pari of City.  PULL STOOK OP  - Grocer ie*  HOLY  TR1NIT YCHURCK     .  SERVICES.  Holy Communion every Sunday Ht 8 pm.  ���������first Sunday in the month, 11 am.,  Morning (ieri'ice, 1 r a.m.; Sunday,  School, 2.30 p.m.; Evening service,  7 p.m.; Choir Practice every I'Y-day  at 7 30 p.m.  F. (1. Chkis'IMas Pas or.  y  \  Obtaioablo in Pnokets nUo In bulk.      The''beitvaluft in the market.  LOCAL AGENTS-CuMDEnuNP,  Couhtknay,  Mea������r������ Napirii & Partmdob.  MttwaJ. jMcPhkb & Son.  THE HUDSON'S BAY CO.,  DISTRIBUTING AGEN18, VICTORIA, B.C.  Ooid FieltU of BO  Uril*-<,D, Sonliler & Blnomfield  Uf. 13.uk, Bauer & MoKlwUOU  < hant.e Mining Oo  Fitdenck Arm MiuiDg Co  (( (<  (i       ,        <<  McOallum D  Hoarr, J H  F-iirlield Exploration Syndicate  ���������< ,, ti  Douglas Pioe Mining Go  <( <<  ������< *i  Na&h. Martin  U'haleu, Wm  De Beck, Bauer A McKinnon  Coulaou O, Pioher C fl, Hoare J H  Biu-^r, W A  Fai>fi*-ld Exploration SyndicatU"  n  Wollw, Ma'col in B  lUiley a-,o Shaw  Radluy, W V  indl^~aw"rS6aw7  lidiiley, W V  RadJey aud Shaw,  Ferguson, Robt Chaa  MuKhi'toi), Jno VIcL  1. ������>  11 .,  Di Beak, Geo W  (Jullen. James  M itli.rK, Adam nnd John  Mathers, Adam & John & Manaon L  M.iiheru,- Johu   &   Adam,   apd)  MoLiughliii, Wm Henry )  Mathtrw,   John   &  Adam,   am/  MoLaiighlin, Wm Henry )  MuLiUghliu, Wui Heuny  DESJRIPTION OF CLAIM.  Bt  a  Lot  ������������  <<  <.  i<  if  ���������1  11  ic  . <<  Bobby Burns,  Hetly Greua  Dihiel Webster  Poodle D������)g  Julie  White piue,  Blue Boll*,  Oold Bug,  Da8hwoo(.!f  Shootty,  Oolcond i,  Dorotha Morton,  Eva,  Douglas Pine,  Gold Ex.-hai.ge,  Cone Frattiou,  Champion,  ("ommonwealth,  Jennie B, "  Empress, ������������������  Euid, ������i  Stella, *,  Blucher, ���������<  Wellington, ������������  Waiei loo Fraction "  Contact Fraotion ������������  Banker, ������  Comox Fraction, ���������������  Percy, <������  Dorothy M rton fr'c'n,  Chimnang, <>  Douglas, ������'  Maggie May, ������������  Black Prince. '���������  Harbour ������������  JHarbi_jt_Erafttioii,liL-  Volunteer,  Proieotiop,  Adam,  Sun et,  Molly Gibson,  Isis,  Annie Laurie,  Riverside, '  Theodogia,  Silver King,  Blue Jaoket,  1'opper Chief,  Copper King,  Nimkisb,  Klaaiioh,  Magnet,  Jjititia,  Vuloan,  ii  ,<i  11  1.  ii  ii  11  11  ii  11  11  1.  .1  11  ii  11  11  201,  202,  '2U2,  204a  2S3,  234,  235,  240,  248,  ttlS,  214,  263,  254,  271,  272,  273,  276,  277,  278,  279,  2������0,  281,  288,  289,  290,  326,  291.  297,  299,  300,  319,  320,  322,  318,  353  =354,.=  355,  356,  357,  358,  359,  384,  386,  387,  1831,  1832,  1833,  1834,  1835,  127,  128,  129,  130,  132,  Valdtz Island  Channe Ldaud  Phillips Arm  Thmlow island  Frederick Arm  t* ii  ������������ 11  Philips Arm  Estero Bisin  Phillips Ann*  1.       ,,  Thurlow Island  1. ,,  it a  Fanny Bay  i<  Phillips Arm  Frederick Arm  ���������< 11  Phillips Arm  .1  11  11  11  Menzioa Bay  ii  Phillips Arm  <������       i<  ii       1  Malaspiua Inlet  11  ii  Ruport  ii  it  11 00  9 00  7 25  13 00  48 75  8; 25  13 00  10 25  11 25  8 00  26 00  12 50  10 50  40 00  18 75  1 25  5 75  5 '-'5  5H 75 *  11 25  58 75  32 50  62 50  61 25  47 50  1 25  10 25  5 00,  12 50  6 00  13 00  12 25  12 50  21 50  5 75-  ���������2=50 .=  12 25  13 00  12 75  12 00.  12 50  34 50  39 00  34 50  44 00  45 00  40 00  46 00  11 50  12 50  8 25  10 50  9 75  9 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 <jo  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  uo  00  00  00  00  00  00  2 00  2 00  2  2  2  2  2  2  00  00  <iO  00  00  00  2 00  2 00  00  00  00  po  00.  2*oo  2-60-  2 uo  00  00  00  00'  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  00  OO  2 00  2 00  2 00  '.TOTAL  13 00  11 10  U h5  15 00  bo 75  84 25  15 00  12 .5  13 25  10 00  ���������������8 00  14 50  12 60  42 00  20 75  8 ������5  7 75  7 25  55 75  13 26  60 75  34 50  64 50  63 if,  .49 60  8 25  12 25  7 00  14 50  8 00  15 00  14 25  ,14 60  . 23 80  ������������������ -7 W .  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I  0������0*0������0*0������0*00e0*0*0*0*0*O  ��������� ...������  o  o  D  0  D  D  THE GIRL  OF THE  ORCHARD  Ey HOWARD FIELDING  O  O  o  o  o  o  ��������� ���������  D Copyright, 1901, by Charles W. Hooks O  D������OeOeOeOeOoOCtOeO������0*������OeO������0  "Do you expect to ne Here longr i  asked by wny ot opening.  "All summer." he n-pllod.  ���������i thought prrhnps your engagement  might have made you cbuugo your  plans," I ventured.  "It has." said he. 6mlllnff. "Unless  we had eotne to a decision soon 1  Bhould hnve gone away."  "It Is very distinctly none of tny business," said I. "but I believe you ought  to go. I speak plainly. I would wish  another man to do the tike for ine in  case of need."  He nsked me, with every evidence of  ���������urprise, what 1 might mean, and I  fold Inm straight out. He sat In silence  and hoard me,to the end. gnawing his  cigar meanwhile until it was a rag, so  that he had to throw it away. When I  had finished, lie-rose to his feet and  took a turn or two in the room.  "This is a remarkable situation," be  said. "I scarcely know what to do. I  must think the thing out."  * VI don't think it requires any vast  amount of gray matter," said I, with  some impatience. "To my mind it's a  merematter of perception."  "Pardon me for remarking." said he,  "that on a matter of perception I don't  think,that your mind is fitted to play  a star part. Terry, you are beyond all  comparison the blindest bat I ever saw.  You're a good fellow, but you don't  know anything���������at least, you don't  know anything about women. That la  one reason why you are beyond all pos-  leaseo my noia or mm ana raisea my  hand somewhat as one does who makes  a vow.  "If this Is true," said I, "God knows  that 1 am glad. If she loves me, I am  not here in vain upon this earth. I will  make her life a rose garden to pay for  the one rose she wept over."  "I believe you mean it." said he, with  almost a sob. "I'm relieved, very greatly relieved. You are a good fellow at  heart, Terry. 1 never doubted It"  CHAPTER XVI.  tATEK.NAl. ADMONITION.  |Y father said that he was sorry,  really very sorry.  'Tor myself, you know," he  added, smiling iu his sudden,  bright, cheery fashion, "1 must know  more about the mailer before I can  weep for the other persons concerned."  "The first essential, as It seems to  me," said I, "is that you should know  Miss Witherspoon. You have seen her,  but of course it did not then occur to  you' ���������  I hesitated ror the exact phrase.  "It did not strike me as probable,"  said he. "that I should ever be asked to  consider her as a member of the family, end the fact is that she was present  not more than ten seconds. Sibyl and I  were sitting on the veranda, and I had  no idea that there was any one inside  "You know that she has carea ror  me," said 1. "In a strange way 1 heard  of it.   When Sibyl wus in New York,  she did the best thing that she knew  for a man who was learning to love  her, a man whom she will yet love. I  am sure.   She told him her own story,  thinly disguised, and he, because he  felt it should be .known, told me."  lie looked at me in surprise.  "I was not aware that Sibyl went t*  New York," he said. "But then she has  told me almost nothing of her doings.  Beforo she left the bouse upon, thia  wild adventure she begged the right to  keep me In the dark.   *I want you to  tell me,* she said, 'that I may really Ho  J to you if necessary. I don't see liow I  | can get along without it.' And then she  {laughed at me and petted me for a stupid old fellow who hnd been kind to  j her,  but was too  transparent to  ba  | trusted with her mysteries.  Well, well,  ! we must not wander from the subject  j What 1 wish is that you shall see her  I again.    She agrees with me that the  ; game Is over and that you and she  i would better meet at once >vithout dis-  ! guise.   She is waiting for you in the  'apple tree lodge.  I was there before 1  j came hero."  !   "You have been there t<*flay?"  j   "Yes." snid he, "and the poor child  : was rather* blue.   I think  she knows  i how matters stand with you. She told  s,ang to her aud how she dropped the  rose"���������  [TO BE CONTHfUED.J  ���������;y������!i������  in  ���������'"*"��������� Bonib Experts.  Russians and Macedonians excel  the maliihg of dynamite bombs.  ���������������������������: ~���������:���������"      i-UJ-js*---  Imitation Gem*.  False diamonds and other precious  stones are manufactured of a substance called strass, or paste, which is  white, but can be colored to represent  the jewel imitated. It Is made of the  purest, most highly refractive glass  that can be obtained.  - -.��������� ������������������>*,������%,  the  little  house,   but suddenly   Miss \hxo about singing to you and howyou  Witherspoon came out   She was behind me, and I caught only the most  Imperfect sight of  her face.   To be j  frank with you, I mistook her for���������for j  Miss Scott." j  "Who Is Miss Scott?" I Inquired. !  "She Is Sibyl's maid, or perhaps I !  had   better   say   companion,   for   we |  don't in the smallest degree make n  servant of her," said he.   "She is a :  young  woman of somewhat humble j  birth, but excellent breeding and in- j  struction.  'Why have you rigged Miss j  Scott up like that':" I asked, i'or there i  were so many mysteries iu the air that j  I could be pardoned for suspecting an- I.  other.   But Sibyl  set  me right.   'It's j  Lucy Ann Witherspoon,' she said. 'She  comes down from the Louse to bring -  the luncheon.'   So I thought no more '  about it till you mentioned the girl  later, and then I didn't regard it as ���������  necessary to tell you that I had heard  her name." J  "St. Peter!" I exclaimed, growing hot ���������  In the forehead. "It can't be that she .  really is Miss Scott!" !  ~- "Ohrnor~'~said^my-fatlier-with"decI-~i'  aion.   "Sibyl would play no such prank ,  with you.  Sibyl is a girl of very delicate feeling.   Still, she couldn't foresee"��������� ;  "That's just it!" I cried. "She couldn't  knov or suspect that either Miss Scott ;  or myself would suffer an injury,,"       . |  We were silent for some seconds, and j  I pondered deeply. i  "I don't care who she is," said I, at ;  last, "since my talk with Trask a week \  ago last evening"��������� j  "A whole week?" said lie. "I didn't j  understand it was so long ago. I should I  havo thought you would havo sent for |  me nt once." !  "I wanted to bo sure of my ground," :  said I; "sure of myself.  In this week ,  I havo seen Lucy as often as possible, j  and I havo tried hard to make uo nils- i  takes.   The harm, If thoro was any, ;  was'done already.  It remained to see  how it could best be righted.  I have j  said not a word that savored of love,  though It has beeu very hard sometimes to keep a tight rein on my tongue.  I have found her out to bo a girl who  isn't happy, though she has every possible right to be so.  lt Is that which  has drawn mo to her, and you ni-o to  blame for it.  You endowed mo with a  great, Inherent love for all avIio suiter,  aud this Is tho result. I Hnvo como to  the point whero  l  euro for nothing  olso in the world except her luipplu-ngs.  The meroHt. shadow of pnln upon her  faco.Is an appeal to my heart, nud  when I can make .hor laugh and play  liko tlio happy child she ought to bo I  FLOWERS OF AUTUMN.  Myriad Gloriea of the Canadian Woodi mm*  Forest* in the Waning Time  ���������f the Year.  The asters and golden-rods come  out in profusion to bedeck the departing year. In their rich and glowing abuntVance there is a perfection  and fulfillment, seeming to complete  the promise of tho delicate and liinid  flowers of tho year's awakening. But  there are other llowers lingerJng with  the waning season, whoso tribute  may pass unnoticed in tho crowding  of gay and brilliant colors. Tho  fringed gentian is now in full  bloom, the rich, doep ultramarine of  its feathery-lipped 'flowers, decorating  tho borders of tho open woods and  touching -even the( dryest hills with  an occasional retiring point of color.  Tho tubular (lowers, ending jn folded  feathers of rich blue, tho erect attitude, and regular, opposite leaves  and branches give it a distinction  and character, opart from its lato  arrival and protracted stay, when  tho vigorous composites c. j\vd out  inoro retiring and dainty flowers. It  is tho most tempting of autumn flowers, its coy habits, rich color, and  soft, frail aspect making it a special  favorite. Yet it is one of tho flowers  that appeal for protection. An annual, perpetuated only by seed, every  flower plucked lessens the chances of  a renewed acquaintance in the returning seasons. To see and admire a  fringed gentian and leave it to fulfill  its mission is the summit of virtuous sclf-abnegatipn. ������  The blind gentian, a sister flower,  seems, in spite of its rich beauty,  strangely incomplete. It seems to  have forgotten to blossom. Thc  elongated, oval loops of deep blue  remain clgged, imprisoning the delicate floral mechanism in beautiful  dungeons. The blind gentian prefers  the borders of swamps and marshes,  where it reaches its tall stem above  the dense grass, displaying its' closely-bunched loops deeper in color than  the clearest sky. There is often ano-.  ther bunch of loops clustered on the  ���������ide of the stem and pointing    up-  war. a. rncfr irec-uispmy o������ ������������������������������������������������;  and handsome form seem to atone  for their seeming incompleteness, Occasionally, for no apparent reason,  they appear clothed in puro white,  and then they can be seen in the  distance, conspicuous ^among the  dark greens and browns of ths  marshes. Between these two t3rpical  forms, and partaking of the character of both, is a sister bearing the  unpoetic name of soapwort gentian.  A more delicate sister, with pale  blue flowers, is called the stiff gentian. Its straight, slondor, tubular  flowers top off the stems and branches in bunches of from three to seven  or eight. Sometimes two and occasionally one will decorate tho end of  a lower branch, but generally the  flowers stand up together in closo  bunches. There is a geometrical appearance in tho straight, enlarging  tubes terminating in regular angle*  and standing close and evenly tt together. Tho lack of rich ultramarino  is made up in part by thc more delicate forms and greater profusion of  flowers. Tlio season has not been favorable to the development of color,  for somo have come out in puro  white, thus imitating the tall, and  robust blind gentian of. the marshes.  This is a somewhat unusual departure. There is the warmest appreciation and the most eager greeting for  the flowers that hasten to meet the  spring. But there is even a stronger  human appeal in the delicate blossoms that linger in the fall and  brighten the departing year. T!i3  gentians wait and wait till the falling leaves make their rich ultramarine more deep and strong by contrast. They wait till the frost-touch-  US their delicate petals with its  blighting fingers, and fades their riclv  blue to sickly white. Thei" end is  worthy and heroic, for thoy cheer  the season that brings tho sadness  pf parting.  Widely Known Proverb.  A proverb found In one form or another in every European or Asiatic language having ti literature is, "Familiarity breeds contempt,"  f-y, ..,"'/  An Incubator Without Cash   l^iMILQctober^ 1  i        " Wait, wail!" I interrupted,  Blblllty of comparison tiio most dangerous man I ever encountered In this  world, and I've beon about Quito a bit."  "You aro crazy," said I, and ho proceeded to prove by his language that I  had not overstated tho fact. It Is painful to quote him hero, but I cannot  omit tlio scene, for It was vital.  "I don't understand how yon over  got buck from Europe," ho continued,  "without having your skin full of bullet  holes and sword thrusts. Why, what  did you do the vory moment tliut you  struck this -country V I happen to know.  You plunged Into an, utterly reckless  flirtation with a girl you didn't caro a  penny for, and you drove her out of  Now York. Sho tied 10 save her peace  of uilud, and a nilgluy good fellow  whom she was on the verge of falling  In lovo with Is out here now in this  sanitarium of melancholia.  "Then you wandered lightly and  gracefully Into-the. pleasant holds of  tho Wlthorcponns ninl started right In  to lake llolemv Jones nwny from mo. . ,  , .       ,mn.e  though she and I had loved each other   ���������������������������Un������ l0 (J(J ,,,,��������� nll thu wA ot  /"'  for two years. And you didn't iiiInh It  more than a mile. Don't laugh, Sho  told mo ho herself. You shook her to  the soul. Hut you couldn't do It again."  ' I wagged my head at lilm Iio*h>1onh1.v.  Thero was uo uso In answering such  ravings.  "You uro a good deal better than a  hntidsouio mnn," ho went on. "You  bavo a tremendous personnllty. It winy  bo only a shell, but upon a ilrnt view lt  Is Impressive. You kuow how to serve  a woman, to meet every need for which  ������ cavalier Is valued. You havo a flue  counterfoil of honesty. No ono who  doimu't kuow you cau doubt your sincerity, You aro as eloquent au the  devil, and you hnvo that confounded  wnleo 'tbat ymi olnf with"���������  "My dear follow," I friended, "why  waste tho midnight hour with this sin*  gular mixture of nbuso and llntteryV  Wliut lias It to do with thu subject of  our discourse'/"  "It I* ynu" ho erlei}   "rest trim hn*-t*  broken that little giil'H heart Tho Idea  tf pretending that you don't seo It!  Khali I loll you how I found her lying  upon tho ground In tho north grove  crying over a foolish roso that you'd  given her?  Shall I"-  "Walt, wait:" I interrupted. "Lot coo  llilnk. This i-nn't he inn'."  He did not fpciik. Hi* wltnply looked  gt nxe while I held lilm hy the arm.  We mny havt' Mood Hi in* lor thiw min-  otcs. It wus better than talking, t re  my lifo. I ask nothing butter than to  servo her forover. If this Is lovo, I  lovo her." ,'  lie lookod nwny from mo out of the  window and down toward tho orchard.  "I don't think It Is, If you wish for  my opinion," ho said at lust In the gentlest wny. "rm sorry to say so, but  that Isn't lovo. And I don't bellove that  you can make any woman tako It for  lovo���������thut Is, tho sort of woman I'd like  to nee you many. One you lovo must  meet a groat need of your own burnt,  and you mustn't bo In doubt about It.  Merely the winh to servo Isn't enough.  Lovo Is a bit Hellish, you know. And lo  marry a woman from a sort of exalted  pity for her, based partly on a vain  Idea that you are hor ouly means to  Jiuppimori, is the \suy 10 uiuU her A  Just object of the pity of Iho angels. I  would rather have my arm broken In &  second thnn In a week, and, I would  rather for her kiiUo see >oi������ desert this  i girl now, even t hough you were much  ��������� moro bound In honor to hor, than wit*  ! ncss her long tigoiiy In a mnrrlngo  with the best follow In tho world who  doesn't love her.  i    "llut 1 am a pror philosopher.  Lot  ! mc  come  down  to  piaiihul  ad vice.  | There Is plenty of time.  Do nothing  ' Intr-iily. .Miimliall, I know >mi mm I uud  i body.   1  know some one whom you  ! would lovo. ami you couUlu't help It.  I And ns for her"���������  lie ua used, .     ,  fi&r\ <?  *0*   *  > ������������������ ,:-:\?  -���������.,;"-,-.*.'*..v  XStin.-- ������������������' ������  There is big money to be made in raising chickens with an Incubator.  Canada exports annually millions of chickens to the United States and  Great Britain.  The consumption of poultry in Canada is increasing rapidly and the  poultry dealers complain that they cannot get enough poultry to till their  orde^^^*^-^*^^Cr     J&fri't-gi'i&irs. -f  '������ One woman bought a No. 2 Chatham Incubator the first of March  ���������she had five hatches by July first and had four hundred plump,  sturdy.chicks. In six months her Incubator had paid her $ioo.oo, several  times its cost.   A Chatham Incubator should pay for itself each hatch.  Wc have perfected an Incubator and brooder. We believe it is now  absolutely the best in the world. We have suflicient capital behind us, and  we are out for the entire business in incubators. We know that there is no  other incubator that can approach the  Chatham Incubator  This is our proposition: To demonstrate our absolute confidence in the Chatham Incubator  we will send one to you, freight prepaid, and you make your first payment in October, r-905.  The fact that we sell our Incubators in this manner guarantees them to the fullest extent.  Thirty days' trial is a delusion and a snare. If you have good luck you may get off one hatch in  that time, and even then you are uncertain, and if you reject the machine you will have to pay the  freight both ways. But with us you send in your order and we ship the machine prepaid. When  it arrives, if it seems all right, start your hatch, and we will give you until October, 190s, before  you have to pay a cent in cash, We positively guarantee that the machine is a good hatcher.  Every machine should sell a dozen, and we will, on no account, allow a machine that is defective  to remain in any neighborhood.  WHAT SIX CHATHAM INCUBATOR USERS HAVE TO SAY l  Tht No. 3 Inoubator ,vou lent mi In nil  y  {��������� ���������  >'"  Thi Inoubator tent mi li -working  s-co-Judlngly woll. It l������ vory mlly  op wMed, Bud 10 far has required attention  for only a law inlnutei per day, Tlie  llrnt loi 0' t>tm. ill. on eximtnatlon I  found that Ail ware not fertile, two othom  were broken aonldenully, and I hn-l 61  thick* or abuiit ("*> par cent, of tho fertlto  offiM, The eeoond trial of UU gave ino 00  ItWnr *'"'"'       "'*" ' '" ~   110 ohiokem,  -equally uoodiatlitaoUon.  The brooder rivm  .,    . . otlon,   The young  broodi are (loins well, Your* truly.  J, K. JOHNSTON, Editor Leamington  l'oil, liiamtnirioiii Ont,  I havi uied your No, ( Inmthatnr for  thin hatohei, and am 10 well pleaded  with It that. I ordered a No.3 whioh your  ���������gent. Ur, Turnbull, brought to.day. My  tnlrd hatoh came off yenlerday with 113  ohleki out of 110 esare. We have alio a  Chatham Vanning Mill which glvei good  Mtlifaotlon. I will not loei an onpor>  ninlty of recommending the Chatham  rnachlneetomy frlendi. Youre ruueot>  fully, Ulia. flIDNKr 8MITU, Sootland,  Oat.  rkht, WQhHtohetl out of 109 fertile tgge,  103 good etrong chick*, and the brooder  ntvoiltliem all. We had In the Inoubator  hc tho lamo tlmo. In thn other tray, 44  duck egge and ������X K'"**** rW> '"m whioh  wo got micluuki and Si gonial total, 71  from 73 e������ue, alun hatched fl turkey* ������c  the lamo Hutu tlut the hull ogge wore In.  We r-Hiomiiiuml tho Chatham Inoubator  mut liroodor to be the beet and aureet  to hatoh, under all oiroumttanoee, ol any  other nmlie. Wo have handled four  othor makei, in nur poultry hue neei  whioh we run nn a large irele at lllrtlo,  keeping Barred i'lymouth Itooki, I'ekln  Duoki, Toulon tiueao and Mammoth  Ilronre Turkey!. Youri truly, t������. A.  ADAMS, Illrtle, Man.  Thi No. 8 IncubHor I bought (rom  you It all you recommended It to be, I  put In lot eggi, and after teetlng out the  Infertile one*. I havt 73 ehioki. I find  thi machine flnt olaee In every part oular  and taey to run, If dlriotloniarifollowid  eanfultv, Youri reipeotfully, UM.  HKNltY OJU8K, Warren, Ont.  I wleh to let you taiow 0! tny iuoe������������  with your Inoubator. Out of ISi egge I  got 74 ohloke, and out of my eeoond  hatch f got 04 from 10U ougi. I find the  iimuhuiB a puro tutu tiai if run acuording  to direction!, The brooder l������ a wonder,  and I havo not lout a Wilok a* yet, ana  thoy are ulmoit fuiuHereil, Youri truly,  JOUNII, MoKlNNON, Oolllugwood, Ont.  Your No, 8 Chatham Incubator hai  given very good return* tho tint hatoh,  Out of 60 eu*ga, I had 43 oliloki, I wai  ri'tbrr a/rahl of wauling the egge, and ������  did not fill the umuhhie. but when the  nil) I1U6 1111  vna ninuiiiiiB, u������iv mini vu*  ohlckeoame, I waeenrry 1 hail not filled  It. Will recommend your Inoubator to  tu* nelghbori, Youre unoerely, MKH.  MAKOAWU' MolNZOSU,   Wliltmo-H,  Chatham Incubittom and Brooden have every new improvement worth while  In an Incubator or btooder.    The incubators are made with two wall! case within  case, of dry material that has been thoroughly seasoned in our lumber yards.  They are finished in antique oak, are built solid as a rock and will stand any  amount of u<m-?e for vmhi.   Thpv ar������ fitted with a pcrfftrt steel nnd brass  wputator that Insures a nuccessfnl hatch.    There has never before been  such an offer as this made in the whole world;   Tlie sooner you take  advantage of this ofler, the more time you will have before October,  1905, to make first payment.   Cut off the coupon and send it In to-day  If Mrtlo* tub pa*'.  for our booklet on the way to raise chickens, what It costs and your  profit,    You will obtain all information regarding the Chatham  Incubator.  The Manson Campbell Co. Limited  DEVTt 85 CHATHAM. ONT.  Wanuftcturere of Chatham Incubators end Brooder*  Distributing WarefatrasM at MetitmU Qui., Brandon, Man*  CtdKiwy, A1U., Kew Wwlu-liihUr, B.C, ILtU&u, K.3.  Fnetoriw at Chatham. Ont., Ikiirott. Mieb.  Alio VMttfactnrtr* of th* Famous CwnpUll FaoatBC ttlKs  aad Chatham -Karat Scales  a  I  *     V  CAMPBELL  PINING  MILL CO.  Llmltel  CHATHAM. ONT.  DIPT. 38  .    . .. Wewo mut wur  deaprlPtlre Catalogue of tht  Ohstnam Ineebator. together  with all Information about your  ttomal ettr, whereby no maa Will  bepalduamOtW.lK*.  ......  P. O. AmVr.it ,,���������,,,,,,,...,,.,.,..,,....  trtwmfK.tomySt.Uim M   A-MrewBlHew-we to Chatham, Ont.  'm'"''m'mTtwT^!mmmmmmmmmmmm^mmmmmmwt^ 'ii
THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.
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CUMBERLAND, B. C.
Engineer Crushed ana Scalded.
A sad and very painful accident by
���which Dave Grahaqi was seripusly
scalded occurred at Foxwarren, Man.,
a few days ago. He was running a
traction engine, and while backing it
up to the separator the drive levers
refused to stop or control the engine, the consequence being that
Graham, who stuck to his post, was
pinned between the two acblnes. The
jar broke some of the steam pipes,
and -while his gang were getting
chains and. horses to pull the engine
ahead ha received the full force of
steam against his stomach and
thighs. When taken out he was ln a
bad condition, and it is miraculous
that he was neither scalded or crushed to death; as it was, he was badly
injured, but his speedy recovery is
looked for.
EIGHTY YEARS OLD���CATARRH
FIFTY YEARS.���Dr Agnew's Ca-
tarrhal Powder cures him Want' any
stronger evidence of the power of this
���wonderful remedy over this universal
disease? Want the truth of the case
confirmed? Write George Lewis,
Shamokin, Pa. He says: "I look
ulpon my cure as a miracle." It re-
leves in ten minutes.���89
IT
You can't cure a cough or cold
from the outside. ��� You must
cure it through the blood.
Shiloh's
Consumption
is the only remedy that will do this.
It gets right to the root of the
trouble.   It is guaranteed to cure.
Prices: S, C. "Weils & Co. SIS
25c. 50c. $1.  L*Roy. N.Y., Toronto, Can.
We have heard a good deal about
"woman's gentle touch," but along
about the first of the month we believe that the gentleness of it is greatly over-estimated, '
Life In Siberia.
In Siberia the cold is often so intense
for weeks at a time in midwinter tbat
only tbe houses with the thickest walls
are habitable. The cost of keeping
schoolrooms at anything approaching
a normal temperature is so great that
many of the schools are actually built
untief- fi-r-nnnn.
Pnlae Beat*1,-,
Most people overestimate their
pulse, as they often count its beats
when talking about the matter, and it
is a fact well known to physicians
tbat the excitement of conversation
will quicken the pulse from five to
twenty beats. The best time to arrive
at the true normal is ��� shortly after
waking in the morning, when tbe
nerves are unexclted.
Though some women may love
longer than men, we . rather even
things up by loving oftener.
A man can be seventeen kinds of a
sinner and his wife will-forgive-,,him,
but let him be one kind of a fool and
it is a case for life atonement.
It is a brutal man who won't lie to
his wife occasionally.
A cigar,in the hand is worth two
dollars in the savings bank.
A SOUR STOMACH AND A SOUR
TEMPER travel hand-in-hand and are
ths precursors of mental and physical
wreck. Nine hundred and ninety-nine
times in a thousand food ferment (indigestion) is the cause. Dr. Von
Stan's Pineapple Tablets keep the
stomach sweet���aid digestion���keep
the nerve centres well balanced���
they're nature's panacea ��� pleasant
and harmless. 35 cents.���SS
Lots of women believe that their
husbands are great nien because they
write bad hands, .but tliey get no ono
to.agree with them except their hus:
bands.
For Inflammation of the Eyes.���
Among the many good qualities which
Parmelee's Vegetable Pills possess,
besides regulating the digestive organs, is their efficacy in reducing inflammation of the eyes. It has called
forth many letters of recommendation from those who were afflicted
with this complaint, and found a cure
_In the pills. They affect the nerve
^eh"tres~an"d "theT bropd'inTrsurprlsing-
ly active way, and the result is almost immediately seen.
It is a wise stenographer who can
tell her own notes���and an unusual
one too.
Minard's Liniinent Cares Burns, Etc,
We seldom see the real man or the
women, eveii in the*mirror. We disguise ourselves^ even from ourselves.
No person should go from home
v'^iout a bottle of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's
b.vdentery Cordial in their possession, as change of water, cooking, climate, etc., frequently brings on^ summer complaint, and there is nothing
like being ready with a sure remedy
at hand, which oftentimes saves great
suffering, .and frequently valuable
lives. This Cordial has gained for itself a widespread reputation for affording prompt relief from all summer complaints.
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-rvvi In a aS-year gold-filled -rata
J'S (No.  ia6i8) tha same excel-
��*/; lent " Ryrie" u'oveuwnt sella
"&S for $a3.oo.
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Men commit more "crimes than women, but at the final judgment we fancy sin and crime will be meted the
same punishment, and then���well, the
men won't be lonesome.
MINARD'S LINIMENT for Sale Everywhere.
About the time a girl begins to
lengthen her dresses, she also begins
to shorten her father's bank account.
"Watches
$
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Our gentleman's 14k
solid gold, hunting-
case watch (No. 12617) fejj;
sells for $40.00.
J>,-:;
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$$ A lady's solid gold
watch (No. 12576) with
guaranteed "Ryrie"
movement will cost
you $25.00.
In a 15-year jjrold-filled con.,,
(No.    naao)   it   costs   only
$17.00.   Send for catalogue.
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RYRIE BROS.
"DlAMOHD HALL"
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A man thinks he knows; a woman
knows, she knows. Neither really
knows.
Facts and women are both stubborn things, but you occasionally get
around a fact
A man will make excuses of being
wrong," but a woman will not admit
being wrong.
A Clear, Healthy 8kln.-���Eruptions
0! the skin and the blotches which
blemish beauty are tho result of impure blood caused by unhealthy action of the Liver and Kidneys. In
correctng this unhealthy action and
restoring the organs to their normal
condition, Parmelee's Vegetable Pills
will at the same time cleanse the
blood, and the blotches and the eruptions will disappear without leaving
any trace.
A great usuny of our Canadian
girls are seeking foreign titles by
marriage, forgetting that there is a
native one nobler than all, It Is that
of "wifo,"
I was cured of a bad case of- Grip
by MINARD'S LINIMENT.
.Sydney, C.B. 0.  I.' LAOUB.
I was Cured   of   loss of voice by
MINARD'S LINIMENT.
Yarmouth.       CHAS. PLUMMBR.
��� I was Cured of ���Sciatica   Rheumatism  by  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.
Burin, NM.    LEWIS S. BUTLERi
When a woman wants to get a new
hat she seeks the advice of her dearest friend female, and then buys an
entirely different pattern than the one
suggested.
I don't know what to sot against tho
phrase "Eternal feminine," unless lt
be "Infernal masculine."
Qod doesn't allow tho angels to appear to mortal vision any more, out
whon wo can soo a mother nnd her
baby we don't miss the hoavenly visitants.
We ill Hivt Millions In ths World,
���There (s n work to do for evory
nan on earth, there Is a function to
perform for everything on oarth, animate and Inanimate. Everything hm
n mission, and tho mission ot Dr.
Thomas' Eclectric Oil is to heal burns
and wounds of ovory description and
ouro coughs, colds, croup and all af-
fectons of tho respiratory organs.
HAVE YOU  A  SKIN   DISEASE?���
Tetter, Salt Rheum, Scald Henri,
Ringworm, Eczema, Itch, Barbrrs
Itoh, Ulcers, Blotches, Chronic Erysipelas, Livor Spots, Prurigo, Psoriasis, or other eruptions of the sk'n���
what Dr. Agnew's Ointment has dono
for others It can do for you���curo
you, One application gives relief.���
3S cents.���87
It Is easy to convince a woman that
sho is beautiful, and a man that he ls
Intellectual. If proof wore needed,
then three-fourths of tho people In
tho world would bo mleorablo.
H.B.K.
BRAND
HMD'S IMENT Cures Dulndt
Any woman can make a fool of n
man,, but it takes a fenilntno genius
to make a man of a fool.
When a girl begins ta get tVin, she
always looks around for a root or an
artist to havo a lovo uffalr with.
Woman has paraphrased It to
"Trust in God rind carry yonr powdor
rag."    And Cromwell turns in    ins
When n man Rwoars off drinking he
savos monoy, for thon ho sneaks
around and drinks by hmself.
If wo always gavo the "devil hlfl due
lie would own the oarth.
Avers
DR0P8Y 18 ONE P08ITIVE SIGN
OF KIDNEY DISEASE���Have you
my of these unmistakable signs?
Tufllncas under the oyoa? Swollen
limbs? Smothering foaling? Chans��
it tho chnrnctr of thc urine? Exhaustion after least, oxortion? If you
havo thoro dropsical tendency and
you shouldn't delay an hour in put*
ting yourself under tho great South
American Kidney Cure���80
Bald? Scalp shiny and thin?
Then it's probably too late.
You neglected dandruff. If
you had only taken our advice, you would have cured
|Hair Vigor
(tie uuuui un,i,uvcu your luir,
and added much to it. If
not entirely bald, now is your
opportunity.   Improve it.
"I li-i-ra mid Ayr* mirVlierforomtt
yean. I am iv>w it y ����n old Mia ttaxaa Xtoavt
imwtSi nt rli-li britnu hnlr. duo, I think, ��ri.
llr���� to Aw'i llflr Vtrnr."    _ if   .���   ���,
Mint, M. A, KaiTtt, Bdl-tftllt. IR.
BimaXtow.,
for
...ATKftCO.,
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Good Hair
SHIRT
Made big enough for a big
man to work in with comfort
taammaaaammaam*
Has more material in it than
any other brand of ��hirt�� in
Canada, Made on the
H.B.K. scale it requires $g}4
to 42 yards per dozen, whereas
common shirts have only 33
to 33 yards.
That's the reason why the
H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never
chafes the armpits, is never
tight at tke neck or wristbands, is always loose, full
and comfortable and wears
well,
Each shirt bears a tiny book
that tells the whole history
of   the   "Big"  Shirt,- and
also contains t notarial
t
declaration that the H.B.K.
"Big" Shirt contains 39#
to 44 y ai Us uf umIcu*! pa
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W   IM   U    Wo   Bit w#.t\*mimy*wi*m*mmmii*am*irir������*r    *t<*mm+**m*\**vimAmmtm**m*m<ii  ^'^^^ffiaiiB^sefga-^ggs?^  Shoe   Specialities.  \-  Ladies House Slipper,  Fil.tKid, Hand'luriiwd, Folt Lined���������Extra Good Value     $1.80  TriJbyJTie.  Pftei t Nimp, French heel, best material���������Regular price  $4.on,   Special Price   ....        ..        ..        ..        ..     $3.25  Children's Carpet Slippers,  .   ��������� All Sizes���������Per pair ,   ...      25ots  Children's Fine French Felt Slippers  A Beautilui Houm������ Slip pr���������Size*,* 4 to 0,   . .c  7 to 10,    ..    ..    ..     85c; 11 to 2,  30c  40c  Every Child should have a Pair in their  stocking Christmas Morning.   CALL AND SEE THESE AT THE  CORNER   CASH  S  STANLEY H. RIGGS  .irj  J������SJJRD EVERY WEDNESDAY,  ttsifiption ........... .$2 oo ayear,  TKH. B. Hnoerson, /IDqv.  t& Adyertiserswho want their ad  flVwnged, j should Ret copy in by  9 a.m. day before issup.  ���������Jhe Editor will not be responsible for,the  views, eentiment.s, or any errors of composition of letter correspondents.  Job Work Strictly C. .0. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  In Toronto recently Prof. Robert,  eon delivered an interesting lecture  ���������rP n- edu ea t io n-i n~a g-r4 cu'-l-tu're���������He.  severely criticized the Onnrio system of rural public schools, and  gave it as his opinion that if the  present methods were contiuued ii  "would mean destruction to the best  ���������interests of the population. Tne  teaching was defective, owing largely to the inexperience of the teachers  In regard to this latter complaint  yte are pleased to note that in his  report on Island sphools Inspector  jStewart refers (strongly to the ne  iCessity of employing Normal School  graduates. As the appointment of  proper'y trained teachers 'Jiesdi'ect-  ly with the Trustees, it is to them  '."tve look to see that the ichool law  is carrjed out to the lettpr, and in  justice to the children to he educat.  od and the taxpayers of the district,  it is plainly their duly as representatives of the people that they insist only on accepting applications  from qualified and expeirenced  teachers. In llie lower grades especially tho pchonl law should he  Btriotly o/irried out, neither sentS*  ment nor sympathy being allowed to  influence thom in anyway. For  thiri tho public is to blnnie, and it  reaps tho fruit of its error in poor  schools, and in a half .educated  community, This misconception  that almoft anybody of ordinary  intelligence fs fit to take oharge of  the school training of the very  young is a very costly one     Tho  fffort   XXrtt\r\   iho eo\yriri]a   -nonrvMilW  * * ������ y  tiH UlUBO cllildliU Ull) iiJ*illlWCU iulu  higher     grades     iu    di-astrous.  The tPachers who Imvo charge of  this misconception. The impies-  ! sion made upon children from the  age of six to that of twelve is thn  most important in shaping their  lives aa good citizens. We cannot  afford to leave it to chance Jand  ignorance. But the choice of teachers, the course of study, the who'e  meth' d of education, should be in  ihe hands of those trained to this  business. The fact ia, we turn over  the education of children, thp one  really vital interest in life, to those  who know nothing about the subject, and in the majority of cases  ar? simply teaching for the sake of  the-moii t hl-y-wage^and-are-lu-t-le-or-  not interested in the duty tbey have  undertaken. The result is a community unintelligent and bigoted,  with a contempt for everything except " smartness." ,  .1 I ��������� ;���������"  ., < ������������������   .,(l'..   inli.-.t* 1,1 IU"  colt '������v-k, Thr rt'.vttkoiiiup; oi nn  ii ort mind, the guidance of u opiink  nnd Impieisioiiablo mi������;d, require  th*-; gr'-fttc^t skl'.l a .������! ku>.,lwl���������e. I  hwlicvfj* *h>*t the riin������t n'rinun (Infect  \n our public school eysteui lien in  Local and Personal  ***'*���������������������������  SelectedEggs, quality guaranteed  30c. per doz���������Napier & Partridge.  Society does not push thoBe who  sin; hut those who tin and conceal  not cleverly.  Mr E. Einde has been appointed  agent of the Canada Motor & Cycle  Co,for Cumberland.  Another car of flour and feed just  in. Get our prices ihey are tie  lowest.���������Sipnon Leber & Co., Ltd.,  the Bitf Store.  Mr Alex Urquhart recovered hie  sunken eleigh last Saturday, after  much trouble in grappling.  Granula'ed Sugar perlOOlbs $0,75  ���������Napier & Partridge,  At the forthcoming session of the  Provincial Legislature, Premier  MoBride will introduce measuro for  the stringent enforcement of tho  provisions of the Game A$t.  Free samples of tho  finest  teas  may be hud on application at Nu  [tier it Partridge*.  Lout begin? this year on March  8th ai d ends or* the 2aVd of April,  Easter Sunday, Earner has not  fallen on April iWrd rince 1KJ8,  and after this year will not full on  that date until 1.916  A concert will be given in the K.  of P. Hall, Comox, February 1th h,  , ���������   O     t   1      1 mm mi  .** u 1/Mv/v.lk.      Int. pstj^iuiuusti mn  coiibiat of snugs, recitations, dm. to  be concluded Ly an amusing farce,  entitled the "Area Belle," in which  local talent will take part. Mrs  H.irvey und Mr Napier have kindly (iiin-enied to unsist.  Try *.ur blouded Ceylon Tea,4lbi  |or H���������Nnpier & Partridge.  Upon the arrival ������t U ion Wharf  certificate for a Chinese fireman  who had died on the trip. , Upon  viewing the remains, and hearing  the facts���������it seems the man died  suddenly while ut work���������tliedocior  would not issue the certifica e until  ';he Cor.ii.er hud mken action. Mr  Abrams ami Constable Thompson,  thereupon vifiud the ship and conducted an er.quhy.lhe verdict being  that do.ith w.is due to heart inilure.  The corpse wns buried at Cumberland last. Friday.  The Carnival, Sale of VV ik, find  Cuiceit, io bo given by the, Ladies'  of Grace Methodist Church on February 28th, promises to be one of  the events of the season. Those  participating wil^ be costumed lor  the occasion as Geisha girls, Dutch  girls and other characters. Tea,  coffee,cocoa, refn shments, ice-cream  and candy wil lie served hf a corps  of young ladiis. The concert will  c mnieuce at 8 u'clouk, and as no  pains huve been spared to make  this event known, it is io he hoped  that all who have the welfare of the  chinch fit hecirt will make every  possible, endeavor to be present.  Mrs G:ddings of Comox was the  victim of an unfortunate accident  on T'ibrday evening last. While  visiting at Mrs Matthewsou's she  had occasion to go outside to the  storehouse, not noticing the open  hatchway of the cellar, she stepped  through the opening, nut fortunately struck the steps thus breaking  the fall of several feet. When Mrs  Giddings was rescued it was found  _tha,t jJietiixu i^w,a������_br.oken,__Med ical-  assistance was procured arid the  sufferer attended to. Her many  friends in Cumberland and Comox  will be pleased to know tbat she is  progressing very favorably towards  recovery.  GUT - PRJGES.  : *''--i i-  IN   CRAVENETTE   COATd,   LADIES   ������OS fU.VJES  AND   SKIRT8.  THE LMifxEST  OFFER  E^ER   MADE  IN  CUMBERLAND. CALL AND INSPEOT  TBE^E GOODS. ������������������'���������... .   .........     ...  eiiirohe  PvGyal Bai]k of CarjadB  Capital (paid up),,  Reserve Fund.  ...  Undivided Profffcs,.  T. E KENNY, Presidknt, ,   ......$3,000,000   ......3,000,000  ............    192,505  E L. PEASE, Genekal Manaou,*.  ' BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department i-Deposits of $1 aud upwards received;   Iateroat aK  lowed as curreut rates, compuuuded twice each year on 30th Juue and 31st Deoembeiv  Drafts on all points bought and Bold.  R.E.WALKER, Managbr.  OFFICE HOURS 10 to 3;     Saturday, 10 to 12;     open Pay Nights 7 p.m. to9 ,,  in  A BIG SH^/W.  The forthcoming engagement of  the Rui-eell-Davis Stock Co., at the  Cumberland, which begins to-night  will, when'the prices of admission  are taken into consideration, prove  tho strongest attraction that has  ever played in Cumberland. Car*  rying, as they do, a reportoire fof  entirely new plays and a scenic  equipment for ench and everyone,  they are enabled to give performances that are far above those given  by the average travelling Atook  company, The Company carries  quite u numberof vaudeville artists,  singers, dancers, monologJStB, otc,  that are used between acts of the  plays, so as to do away with the  tiresome wails that aro the draw  bavk to the ordinary dramatic performance.  ���������mj.iiw>iuMinii.nljn!n.������iw>ii..ui,'i>uiu-uwnii-wj1 'ii'iimm muaujiw  THE DAIRYMKN'S AND LIVE STOCK  ASSOCIATION  OF  HUms 11 COLUMBIA.  Tha Annual Mooting of tho Uuirymen'rf  utid Live Sock AHHucintion of Hiicish Cul-  uniliia will lio held in iho Agricultural Da  jmrtment of tim P.irliitjnnnt HuiJflingt at  Vioioria, B.O., on Thnrsrlay, March 2nd,  At 10 a.m., for general bui-juans, and olto-  tiou ot otlioera tor tno pionuiit yoar,  it )��������� uxpoutml timi l'roiennor UaUiliok,  Chiof CommiiHoner, Ottawa, and'T. A, V,  Witiooko, a grtiluaio af Otitsno Agrioul*  tural Col lege, and Chint Inspector of Dairy*  Mr J. Bryden has had an old  bicycle rigged up .at H. Mitchell's  blacksmith shop to a standaad rail  way guage with which he will make  good time on the ttack. Though  not yet. ...compie!ed, a trial of. ihe  macliine dvmonstrat.d its practical  utility.  '- * .. -j:* ��������� ������������������ .     ���������   .'���������.-**'- ������������������-":. .*'*'  Mr B. Tuliidge left for Vancouver this morning to consult a throat  specialist. v   "  Mr F. Taylor went to the hospital last week, suffering from quinzy  Miss B. McDonald and Mr H.  Kesl-y are hIso inmates of the Jioj-  pital suffering from pleurisy.  ii wo Id be well ?o use caution  in ska ing in Mn pie Lake. Many  warm springs t-xist in it and the ice  seemingly fro]id is apt to become  thin and unsafe in places from below  Mr Walter Hunter whase death  at Nanaimo was recorded at in yes  I ti-rdily's bu letin warns oo*iu**ostiiii-oi Mr VV  i *  li'Uobbof. Comox,   Mia Hun'.cr' being a  nieoc of Mr Robb.  Tins i������ llin 4ih annivernary "f Iho explosion in No. li ''V whioh so ninny hornea  ii C-imbeila'K1 weron.iidciKii.  Tii* RiibHfil D_vu Compimy, 9 memberS,  arrived laHt night and are n-K>aterud nt the  Cumberland, Play tonight "ftamhl.ia  l)j>ualitiir.  immmmiiimmtmtmmmmmmmmwmmmmmmmMmmm  Short Coal  Mining Course  H"HIS CONTAINS only tho infonuntion  iiroHHMiry to ijimlily jwrhoiiu |,o puto\  tho Minn KorAiiiftii'i* Kxaiiiiiuiti'um. h ro*  quirON Ionh work uml In., li'lif thnn 'Im  ocmjil������t������ omtriiu, yut tlnihn iliut li hh it will  have a ������ooit kuowKxltvi ot iho art <d n/inin;.}.  i  - IS all tkt:e ase  JUST n'chance to show }ou ;hat  we alwayn ple������ce our cuslomers-  by supplying them with the BEST  MEATS at the lowest market  prices. A trial order will convince'  you.  THE   CITY  Meat    market,  W. W. McKAY, Proprietor.  Fletcher Bros.,  Dealers m High-grade  PIANOS  AND  ORGANS  Tho    o. Iflbratotl    Gehuai*:")   Hkintzman,  Menpklhhohn und Williams piano;   From  $300 up,   TERMS TO SUIT   T. E, BATE,  Local Agent,  m*-*,lr..,*  ....       (I..   1,0  ���������mi   '***.|i..,  u !H        !. ,     .'IT I  II ...    f," ���������   l"������tf*t������ W������������ VilUVtVUl,  j sub|ooti.  of thes'.runier "  Dr Mil-  Lrd  was ueut for to ^ive a death  TKNDEUS-  TENDEHSt ar* rwjn-Mted by tha Chrn*  herland Mttltoo) B>������nl for oaroUking of tbe  Con.b rltviirt School buihliup. For unrtion-  li* i������j������|������ly to  T. H. CAKEY, S^oratary.  Sutjjoota Taught in the Coureo,  Arithmotlo.  M-'in/urntlon and Trlgnnnmatrio Funotlom.  Oa tm Mut with in Com Miiion,  Miuti VmitiUtlini,  Koonotnio Ooiiloay of Goal,  Frogpoi'tinR  'Or  Ooal   and   Location   of  Oiioninflf*.  Hhnftn, SIodpi and Dnftn.  Method��������� of Working Coal Minei,  Mht* Siirvf-cli'ff.  Mine Mauhinery,  THK IXTRKNATIONAL  CORRKSPONDKNCB   SCHOOL  SCHANTON, PA.  NOTIOE,  I hog; to inform tho public thn  nn nnd after January Ist, 1004, my  bu������in*?f* will h* strictly cifh, by en  doing I can give my Patron* Iwtter  antirtfnctiiHi.  T. I J. CAHKY, Ya.im*.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  ������HH*������*W> 'QH'MfHi't^t  Choicest Meats  .Sii(i|iliii.| ut LowcNt Mur It ut Viler*  Vegetables  A  Giflat Vmioky will alwaya ba  iu Hlojk |   almi a aupply of  Fre$h Fish  will bo on H-tie wry Wedoaaday  Vuur pfttronuu-j i������ uouliilly Invited, and  all onUra will bn promptly delivered.  iJ.MhcGA.Son  I'HOlMt KTOR8.  TO 0ORB A GOLD W ONR 1>AY  Tak UXAI'IVK HROMO QUININK Tub.  lctn    A.'l 'Ini^iiu rwfund tht money if it  f*il*. tn oure,      |{. W. Orova'i aignatur* if  on eao'i lwn,   2fto.  TO   LET.  Two p!en������!tnl rooms tn let, upper  [     pri nt' town.   Enquire at Newi  Oflta.

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