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Array a-.  10������*4f'  '������������������tfxy'^M  ELEVENTH YEAR.  JL  CUMBERLAND, B.C. TUESDAY, DEC 20. '$Q*0EC23  1904  TV  f  I  "X  /  %.  The Best Place to buy your  CHRISTMAS  1 A3STD-1- .-=  NEW   YEAR  ���������������������������    wJ-Jr J. W    ���������������������������  IS   AT  THE   EIG Sl?OK;B  The Largest and mb������fc up-to-date stock of Holiday Goods ever shown in this  dUtriot.   The most beautiful and bewildering display of suitable  Merchandise for the festive Season.  We hare not only marked all goods at popular priceB, bnt we are giving you  chances to. win  VALUABLE PRIZES  Por every dollar cash purchase made iu our store, commencing December 1st  will entitle you to a Free Ticket being a chance of Three Splendid Prized:���������  1st Prize���������-A fine Dinner & Tea Set  QObtistiug of 80 Pieces, highly enameled and decorated  in ro*e pink, pretty design   VtJtlUfi   *$ I 8   ^  ���������i ������nd Prize--Large Dressed Doll,  '     MostLif^ike. ,>be.ttifulToy.....|Ta^||<j   $g^Q  "f'Brd IViic^-Large Rocking Horse  Withi stirrups, saddle.ami bridle^.   a B-jieniH i toy for  .: a boy;/./.:.;.., v..,..... ��������������������������� Yalue $8. 50  "WiMi^N^bet-rde-cided^dhnstmee'EvV.at-lO-p.m.^^   Patr������uiz- the Bw-Store-Y'-������u may be a lucky one.   f      V. * *    '    iwisliiiig you a'"Merry Xiias and Happy New Year.  ,,.vS?f.,i\J .      I..*..**-'-     '    \i re*K\i*aJ\* ������ * ���������  "���������  '-<������*>i *  ���������������-;���������-. _____________  rntmrn  ft ' "������������������.-* ____  W- ������������������*-���������  ���������_ ii-piinii-iii������Tri  I  Nicholles & Renouf, Ld  61 YATES STREET,   VICTORIA, B. 0.  Juet received large shipment of  CULTIVATORS, SEED DRILLS,  WHEEL HOES, Etc.  ��������� VJBBr1 LATKHT IMrflOVJ-fMEN****".  ��������� v'.."   Cell and lee them or write for catalogues and prioos.  Telephone88.      .  Bole Agents for B.O. PO. D.awer, 083  mm.  REST  L  Is often Sougnt  But not always  Found  PKRFKTP COMFORT  IS   ABSUttBD  WITH  A  MORRIS  CHAIR.,  We have them A splendid Lino  From $10 upwards, in Tapestry at $18 eaoh,  Hmd for Urge tllmrtrtfe-l oiiteiogua  it's free anc) fait of gi t inugantioni,  Weiler Bros,  COMPLETE HOU8B FURNISHERS,  '   .������   yiCTOIRJI-A-,  IBG  Local and Personal  Christmas and New Years cif s  of all descriptions at the Big Store  at) opu'ar prices.  La e, but none the lesR welcome,  are uriiiiic calendars from Messrs  Leiser & Co., VV. Wiilard, Campbell  Bro?., S H. Riggs and T. E. Bate.  Floor Oil Cloths and Linoleum*  large range of patterns from 30c  per square yard at Napier & Partridge,  Mr H. P. Puilfin comes up tonight and will give a lecture on  Wild Animals of B, C, some night  this week. The lecture is said to  be most entertaining and instructive.  Mr J. N. McLeod, keeping pace  with the march   of progress,   has  placed a plate glass front   in   his  store.  Don't fail to see the electrical  Xmas tree ni the Big Store also  their great scenic window 6f the arrival of Santa Claus.  Littje Bobby Thompson is ill in  bed, from what is thought to We nn  injury to the bones of. one of his  legs He was at first thought, to-be  suffeiing from muscular rheumatism, but symptoms now point to  sorrie'hi ;g else, which may confine  him to bed for some time.  Messrs Napier & Partridge have  two Xmas trees in their store.  One loaded with 10c articles, thi-  other with 5c. Easy (o see, easy  to choose from.  Mrs Hy Winningham'went down  Friday on a visit to Victoria.  Mr and Mrs M. Williams left for  Vancouver iast w*eek. ".Their many  friends will regret to hear that Mrs  Williams' health is dill far from  -goodi������������������ ���������>��������� 1   ��������� Miss Flossie Piket is spending the  holidays iu Vancouver with her  sister,*Mrs J. A. Mutter.  Word has been received here  .which contradicts the pi'evious report of- the death of Mrs Nich* 11.  That lndy, has been in Ssotland and  has lately returned to Canada". We  are pleased to thus give a denial to  the first report, which was given to  the "News" in all good faith,  through some probable misunderstanding.  A few highgrnde fans at T DMc  Lean's, suitable presents for the  ���������season.  Mrs Ii. Murdock is expected  home from Nova Sco ia this week.  , Mrs B. S. Weinrobe and daughter  paid Cumberland a flying visit last  week, arriving Tuesday and leaving  Friday for their home in Ladysmith  Mies Strang and Mies Maggie  Strang anived from Vancouver  early Sunday morning. Mrs Morgan, und Mrs Lockridge, two married sis era, with their husbands,  are exnectid to arrive from their  home in ^Washington tonight, in  order to attend the funeral tomorrow of their father, the late Mr  Si rung.  Got particulars at the Big Store  Grocery   department,    about   the  gueming competition for a   fat tur  key���������Free to all.  Mr Heaven, for Messrs Fletchor  Bros,, the extonnlvo music dealers  of Victoria, it giving to till cinuom*  ors ono ticket for each dollar paid  in, ench ticket representing a chance  in a drawing for u " Little Je\vel "  piano, whicli will bo presented to  the lucky winner ou New Year's  eve.  Still more now toy* put on the  oouuiois at tlio Big Store. Price*  tne lowt'Ht.  *\i,t:.\i-y z'iW^*"-'^ '^ ^nv** *������"'i IfoA  ]���������������,-.:. ^li.tcl -A M.ipi-r * .'irindi-c*  Prtye -till the lowest.  Tne city of Dawson was full of  trouble to* the   brim  in   olmcii-'n  ������������������ I������    .  ,   T  ���������   It, .,     t   ,,,.,.!   ,,���������,,.���������,l\  MUl<v.       ,'JVIi.   *��������� ,   ',**., ,.   *.���������, ���������   _ ,  tho re uruini. olliwif, euerwi to have  monkeyed with the lints, ho that  the Conservative -undulate oould  not gel them* Then Mom Eugene  B-trbiMU, registration pierk, my*  thot Mon* -uirouaid, Atiuthei ewvcl  wrented official; hnd lhe Wm.   Oir-  cuard in found hiding in tbe house  of Montreal Marie���������report doei not  A. B-3/  CALL AND CHOOSE YOUR  Toys  '9.  T. E. BATE,  Hurrah   --POB-   (FATHER)  l__M__0  WHO HAS ARRIVED  AT  THE  Magnet  Cash  Store.  ���������M������k������,  Hi!  BEFORE THE RUSH  DUNSKUIB AVENTTEfc  Cumberland  say whether she is on the pny roll  or not���������and is finally caught after  a long chase. A hanging match  seemed imminent for a time, but  finally things quieted down.- One  would think, after this, that Lauri-  er would want to change his nasion-  ality without delay, also the per-  sonel of the Dawson offices. They  can do well without so many Quebec Frenchmen up there,  New peels, currants, raisins and  dates just in at Napier & Partridge  Passengers last week from Nanaimo���������Mrs PTket,-S. Drake, Dr Dalby  ^M7'and~M rrHyT/r^chT GrRrRob"  son, Mr and Mrs Furbow, Mr Bea-  ven of Fletcher'Bios.-  At the Big Store B. TuMdge'g  grocery window gives' Chiis.. McDonald's dry goods side.a hard run  "Every question on 'Coal Minfng*  ia taken   from   lhe   Ih-ernational'  Correspondence Schools Textbooks.  They nre the best authority on Coal  Mining."���������Andrew Bryden.,  Napier and Partridge's decorations  are superb-  Each I. C. S. course is a special  course.  The McMillan Fur & Wool Co.  have placed their oircular of ffov-  ember 15, 1904, on file at our offioe-  for reference. This house was e������-  tablished a quarter of a century ago  and on account of their ex tensive-  ^yiti^t������j.JMO������^-5^_P0|i![iPtLto  pay high prices. Shippers fliid.tfieir"  dealings with them very satisfactory  Remember the Great Free Day at  Napier & Partridges.  I. C. S. Textbooks give the best  information obtainable on the subjects treated  ..'viS  . -fi-r  i*&r*i*-v  --" At/  ��������� ft ���������"  A Bill of Goods FREE  as a Xmas Gift  S������C^*s  yHE FREE DAY may be any day  may be any day in the next  Two Weeks. All customers buying  on thut ('ay will be entitled to tho  amount of tbeir purohaao over again  FREE   VVE  HAVE tbo Lurgoat Stock of  CHRISTMAS GOODS in town  Call in and select ena son able presents  ^um^saar��������� fm������?^  Napier & Partridge,  -DBPA.RTMK.NTAL STORK,  CUMBERLAND, B.C. v..;,,.. ..v..  ���������;:".   .������������������������������������'^'������  .^n���������mw*���������WW  H   *a  a at ������s������ _ ������gi ���������_��������� cj, & tji -jHjt^^tfa^xJH^-^- <;������ JN~^*'H*foit*���������>4"iHi������&^*HS***>< ���������������**������5*?^>������w3KH"foS> <y  ^���������^B_ifc_,^_fc!*'^^_fci^BR7'^,C^<^__^__^JB__-^iy^-3-3^  5  TKe Girl of the  3B Jf...  Hotkvard  Fielding  j-i-v      Copyright 1961. by Charles W. floofce  . %m9ymm\\<&a������v&I&  y*p*t&,&-ii%"i,*%.>'?-'f j ���������**  T^tfyfy&^^-tr&'f*Z,''>il~t,>.j'.  1 was 00 yards from."the shore, but  perhaps tlie girl did not know it. My  boat; may .have boon quito Invisible to i indeed, counting Miss Jones, who was  other girls, or possibly 'three, as. Sibyl  might not be the orchard nymph���������four,  her.    Indeed, if sho wore directly be-  pirl wno wont out a few minutes ago-  put one pf them up to her face and  said: 'How lovely! It is still cool with  the dew.' I suppose the marketuian  had had it on ice. But it was a good  rantaloupe just the same."  "Your aunt is a genius," said I, With  deep feeling; "I knew it as soon as I  taAv the most approved modern springs  on the antique bedstead in my room."  "I doubt if the bedstead's any older  than the ;springs," said Lucy Ann. "We  try to be up to date in everything."  "Your aunt's business principles are  up to date; I'll make oath to that," said  I. "And now for the flowers. , Have  you any wild rose bushes with jacqueminots spliced on to the branches?'  "I thought you were going to,give  them tp a lady," said Lucy Ann after  A thoughtful pause. '  .."Such was my intention."  "Then they must be honest roses,"  i tnougiu tms was very  [the hall and Mrs. Witherspoon appear-. 8������W she. "and you must do some honest  i ed with her niece.  almost certainly the. prettiest of all���������  hind the lire it must'have b?o?i.   If the | when there was a sound of footsteps in  sound of tlio keel upon tlie rook were  exaggerated to her. as it wns to me, she  may  well have bo!������ved that I waa !    The lady of the house did not pause,  much closer to the land. ��������� '        J but pursued her*.way to* the :garden, ���������  Whatever slio saw or brMiev-d. the i carrying the enormous tin pan in which j aoue'   saia,\-     i hat was purely non-  result was the wont po^iblo    The fire ! she gathered for om- delectation the   fst' as vou d^ say in a minute if toi\  knew him.'  But it you think the lady  ! work to get them for hor.  "I   was  thinking  of  getting  with  the  work  that  my  them  father has  She swung.upon her stern an osx a pivot.  suddenly disappeared, though by what  means it was thus extinguished in an  instant I eould not guess. A thousand  sparks shot up into the air, and then  all was dark. I seemed to see a gray  figure moving along the' face of the  granite wall, but it may have been a  creature of my imagination. The ques-  tioii .was, of little importance:. The in-  .ctdent-liad-elesed���������w-ith-the-ext-iii-tien-  of the beacon.  Never did. mariner curse the Inch*  capo rock���������hot even; Sir Ralph the Ro'  ver, who'cut off the bell and then foundered there for the lack of it���������as I  aursed the lodge in Water Witch lake.  My, boat had suffered lio damage', but  a summer night's romance had met disastrous wreck, \  she gathered for ouv delectation the  finest vegetables ever grown on earth.  Lucy Ann, however,.was not upon the  ������ime errand, and I succeeded in detain-  in���������* her. .''"'.'' i.  '"My goodness!" she exclaimed when  T had asked her- about the florist.  "What do you want to buy flowers for?  rlho prettiest roses that ever you saw  _row right around'here.", '. . ' ���������  -  "lint you can't get AmericairBeaiv  ties and that sort of thing," j objected-*'.  "They're American enough to suit  me," said Lucy Ann,with decision,  ���������and .ruv'.what they call a jingo.  .i mericau? \tell,. I should like'to know  who imported them, and us for their  beauty you ought to see them. ��������� Of  course Iknow that you mean a particular kind of rose, but the idea of your*  warning bought flowers!"  "I think*women as a rule profar that  kind," said I, "unless the posies cow.o.  out cf a private garden where. Of  course, they actually cost more."  "Oh," she said, "you're going to give*  them to somebody."  "I don't care much for flowers." [  replied with palpable evasion. "At the  academy* where I tittr-d for coi'ego  the head master was a crank on botany, and he kept us pulling flowers to  pieces until we lost all res-poet, for  them; grew to hate them, in fact���������and  him. I'll never forgive the rascal. By  forcing my .inclinations he spoiled, a  part, of niy apprecuffToti of nature.  -ercsTn^lrosrr:"���������* '- ���������  Tlie exclamation was sudden and  seemingly uncalled for, and Lucy Ann  opened her gray oyes in surprise.  "I beg your pardon," said I. "Speaking of botany reminded me of so:ue-  -:CHAPTER. IX..  BO'SES AXP LILIES.  HEN a gentleman has serenaded a,lady in the evening,  it is polite to send her flowers  next day. Reflecting upon  this matter while eating my morning  meal, it came into my mind that thero  might bo a florist's garden somewhere  in that region. Indeed I seemed to remember the shining roof of a greenhouse beside the road frppi the city.  After breakfast I sought "information  of .Timmy, who was sitting In a corner  of the principal Wltherspoon porch and  staring at nothing with the air of one  who understood it perfectly, who knew  why it was nothing and could create  It out of something whenever the universe should run short.  "A place where you can buy flowers?"  Baid Jimmy.  "M-m-m."  Ho had caught tills sound from Mrs,  Wltherspoon and had modified it* in  accord with his own nature, As uttered hy him nnd accompanied by s!ow  nodding of the hood lt meant: "So IIiIr  man wants to buy flowers? Well, welil  This is just whut I expected,"  "There's two or throo of thom around  here," said he. "I'll think which la tlio  best. I've got to go into tho houso now,  but I'll bo right hack. Will you bo  hero?"  In nn earlier stage of my acquaint-  unco with Jimmy I should havo accepted this statement nt Its face value;  but, having gained a knowledge of his  methods, I perceived tho truth, whioh  wnu that ho hnd no Idea whero tliere  was a llorlst, and wns going into the  ��������� houso to Hnd somo ono who eould cm  lighten him. It was immaterial to mo,  bo I sat down In tho porch to wait for  him. Half n dosson of tlio boarders  enmo out whllo I was thero, moro Indeed than I had over encountered boforo In so short a space nf time. Among  then* was tho bluo eyed girl who sat In  my pui^t ut Uio iiuuiig room, though  nmly wln.ii I wiin th������.*tv, tor (no Willi*  crspoon bonrdura diuYnd remarkably  in their gastronomic habits. Sbe had  n shawl, a sun umbrella and a portly  volume, which was the "Lifo and Letters ol Homebody whoso name my oyo  did not malt* out. probably beeauso I  had never hoard of htm.  In splto of her Bomber tnsto In literature, It Boomed to mo that tho girl  might yet be raved, for Bho gave mo a  very human glanco out ot the corners  of ber pretty eye* a a she went post. I  wus   vaguely   woudcrlug   what   that  -glance would have done to mo If I bad  not been bo deeolr interested In two  "It's a* gentle subject, I should say,"  responded Lucy Ann. "I don't . see  anything in it to make a person swear."  "You're a Puritan," said I, "or a  Quakeress. I didn't swear, though thc  idea was-really startling. Where did  [roil say your aunt's garden was?"  "It's way off over there," she replied,  waving her hand in an indefinite fashion toward the upper end of the lake.  "About how far?" I inquired.  Shcgave me a quick., keen glance.  "Why do you want to know?" she  queried. ,  "The day that I arrived," said I,  "your aunt camo in from tho garden  with a pan of peas. As a botanist, you  understand, uot as'n boarder, I wouid  llko to soo the warm corner of Michigan whore peas ottain that size In the  middle of June."  Lucy Ann bent forward so thnt her  faco was hidden by tho edge of thu  gray sunbonnct. I observed that hor  hands, which wore clothed In tho remarkable gloves tljflt sho had worn  tho flrst time I saw lier, wore some-  whnt tightly clinched. I began to  laugh.  "You won't say anything about this,"  die said, looking up. "Promiso mo you  won't."  "I cross my honrt," said I,  "Woll. then." sho whlspored. loaning  forward, "my mint hasn't any garden,  What's the use? It dopsn't muko nny  difference how nleo stuff ono enn raise  lu ii ynrdoii. there's nlwnys somebody  who can raise better���������somebody who  makes a profession of It. My nunt  snys tlmt this Is (ho ago of specialists.  Hor boni'dei's are vory select! thoy  wouldn't siiuid amateur vegetables.  That's the way sho puts It."  "Hut, they stand nmntour enko," snid  I, "nnd I will light any throo mon In  Michigan who daro to n,ssort that it  isn't the best In tho world."  "Bless your heart!" exelalmod Lucy  Ann. 'Tin not nn amateur.' I'vo studied at tho best cooking schools lu Chicago.  I can show you my diplomas."  "Nothing could add weight to your  word,' said J. "not oven tho coko it-  bii.', tor (hat's too Ji_,ht. ljut ubuuithis  garden"���������  "You'd have guessed anyway," sbe  Bald. "I hnd to toll yoii, My aunt goes  across to tho othor road and moots a  market wagon. It comes out from the  host market In St. Jo, and tho man who  hoops it buys an extra flno quality of  everything for hor. Ho knows Just  whore to send for things. Our boarder a  don't understand botany; thoy'ro city  people. Why, my aunt went out the  other dny Into tbat strip of woods and  tame back wltb some cantaloupes from  North Carolina, ond Mies Wbot's-her-  tUKEr-l've forgotten: tbe blue eved  would appreciate niy own efforts, tell  me where the roses grow."  "There's a place on the east end;, of  the lake," she said, "but I'm, afraid you  couldn't find it   It's queer."  "And the best posies grow there?"  "You'll say they are the prettiest -vvild  roses you ever saw." she cried, with  enthusiasm��������� "triple leaved and so  sweet that if the wind, blew off that  shore today you could, find them by  their scent in the air."  .'"Unfortunately, the wind is west,"  said I. "Perhaps Jimmy could pilot  mo."*-      ", "���������'.,"  "1 don't believe he knows where they  are," answered. Lucy Ann. Then after  a moment.of silence she said, "I'd go  myself if*my cunt,'would let me."',,'  "Why shouldn't &koV" I demanded.  "I am a great stickler for propriety  myself; and yet"���������  "Goodness!" cried Lucy Ann, with a  laugh. "It isn't a question of propriety: it's the work. There's such a lot to  Jo."  Somehow this struck me as very harfl  iir.es and ro-eni'orced my suspicion that  tho genial-' Mrs. Witherspoon was a  slave driver in disguise.  "Mr. Twisk is always wanting me to  go here or there with him and Miss  Jones," -snid'Lufcy Ann. -Talk about  a stickler for propriety���������there's ono."  "Trasip?^ I ..cried.   "Well, he doesn't  _ t  A ���������   1 'J-."  i',i-2������_^*i_i_._,==. ===^_=;=f^=_^ .======  ^lOuiv-lt^sX^j   "Xcitlicr Jdo.you," said Lucy Ann de-  muroly, "and yet you are, you know.  But I was speaking about Miss Jones.  She is so awfully particular she won't  do anything, and she drags mo out on  all'occasions to sit with her and Mr.  Trask. Of course I'm willing enough.  Oh, there comes auntie back from the  garden.".  1 looked at Luey Ann closely, almost  anxiously.  "You don't like Miss Jones very well,  do you?" said I. ;���������"*'���������  But Lucy Ann protested that sho  thought Miss Jones was one of the  loveliest girls ever created, an object  of envy to nil others and quite unapproachably perfect. Yot my opinion  was unshaken,.'and I began to feel a  certain animosity against Trask.  "Are they sweet on each other?" I  asked.  Lucy Ann shook her head, not negatively, but as one who considers tuo  whole-question.  "I don't think they're engaged," said  sho at last,  "Do you?"  The last.two words had notable force,  though thoy wore spoken softly.  "Thoy might Uo married," said I,  "they're so bluo."  "I don't think they'd bo blue If thoy  wero married," snid she, as if my  worn joko wore .worthy of serious consideration. "Thoy'ro vory handsome,  both of them.  Don't *j;ou think so?"  "P.eauty soon failed" said I, "especially undor tho conditions which you  Indicate, Jlut hot ween ourselves I  don't think Trask Is so much,, He's got  a tino head, of course, but his eye Is  cold. Under certain circuinstnncos I  thin!' Ik* could show himself 4 selfish  nnd heartless,"  "I guess you'ro jealous of lilm," snid  Lucy Ann, with u Inugh, but, I dlsoroot-  ly refrained from making any guesses  of my own,  Mrs. Wltherspoon camo up at this  moment, having gathered vegetables In  several different states during her absence. I presented my pica for Lucy  Ann and carried it, though witb dllll-  ctilty.  As n result wo walked down the long  path thnt afternoon and embarked In  tho vory boat thnt had btdinvod ho hnd-  ly with mo on tbe previous evening.  Lucy Ann took tho steering ropes and  sat up, primly against the backboard.  ,Siw hud c'.U'iiaiiuoU her gray garb for  what I took to ho hor host summer  gown. It was white, wltb a white  sunbonnct to match, somewhat moro  ooquottlshly doHlgnod uud worn, too,  thnn tho gray ono,  "Aro you going to glvo tbem to ber  yourself?" Bho asked.  It was tbo flrst utteranco on oltbor  side slnco wo had got Into the boat,  and it had on effect of suddenness  which prevented my understanding It  "Olvo what to whomV" said I. vob,  tbe roues,   I'd almost forgotton tbem."  "Well, you'ro a nice oue!" rosnonded  ijuty Ann.  sentimental."  "It is very romantic." said I. ."The30  roses are for a young lady whom I  never saw���������that is, I don't know whether ,1 ever saw her or not."  "That's queer," said she, with heightened interest. "You don't'mean"���������  ���������? And she waved her hand toward the  orchard,* which was coming abeam. I  nodded afflrmatively and then instinctively glanced in the direction she had  indicated. The fair artist was almost  in the precise spot where I had first  seen hei* at"',worb,.but on this occasion  the umln-ella planted in the ground obstructed my vision even more than lt  had done before. I could see the green  skirt, hut uot the pretty hand that  wielded the paint brush until, in resting, she let it fall by her side.  "I wonder what's the matter with  that igirl," said Lucy Ann. "It doesn't  seem healthy to me tb^live like that, all  alone. Goodness^ She won't be young  again! I should think she'd want to  get out where there are lots of .people  and where she can have a good time.  IM have a fit living the way she does.  I'd feel, like the poor, lonesome calf  that's tethered up in our back pasture  so that the boarders cau'think, we .raise  our own milk."  ���������'���������Perhaps'She sees enough people In  the winter," I.suggested.'  "I've got ho patience with girls that  mope," said she, "nor with"any''l*ind of  people'that "get tired of the. sight of  humanity.   I don't see enough."  "That's why you're so tolerant," I  .replied, "and :<o much interested. Yet,"  between ourselves; I think you're riglir.  I caine out here to be alone; I wanted  to live in that house, as she does, and  yet r���������m glad I clidu't. I'm glad to have  met Trask' and Scovel and- Derringer  and you, of course, and your aunt, who  Is'the greatest creature of hor kind ever  born.",   *., ';  '���������I'm glad to -hear* you talk so."  answered Luey Ann. "Our boarders  as a ruie are an unsociable lot. We  make a specialty of that sort, but I  wouldn't wi:di^ to catch their ways.  I've beon afraid of it."  "Don't." said I. "There is' nothing  in it. I>e frank, sincere, earnest, unselfish, busily employed, and then you  won't mope."  "That's good advice," answered Luc_7  Ann. "butvl can't help remembering  that you are going to get roses for  another kind of girl."  "I will give you one," said I;-"more,  if you want thom."  ���������U-Thst���������isnit���������-f-airT^-she-rejoined  shall nocoijt no foe for being your pilot.  Rut how will yon send the roses to lier;' *;  and what put the idea into your head?  2s'o. no!   Of courso 1 ought not to ask  such a question, nnd it isn't necessary, I  anyhow."  ' "Why isn't it necessary?"  "I guess you know who she is,", said  Lucy Ann. ,  ."lio yout"  "Of courso I do." ,  I stopped rowing.  "Now. it's no use asking me questions," she cried. "I won't tell you  nnythlug. ��������� Perhaps you don't know,  after all.  Jimmy says, you don't."  "Jimmy is a fount of wisdom," said I,  "but not such a deep ono as ho would  havo yon believe. Rut as to the girl,  suppose I mako a guess?"  "Well, you must think I'm pretty  shallow," said Lucy Ann. "Guessing Is  a child's trick, nnd ���������! worn you that 'I  am too old to betray a secret. My. nunt'  would tether, me"up ln tho pasture wjth  tho calf for tlio rest of the summer if I  did such a thing."  "I will not risk subjecting you to such  a fate," said I. "Wo will sny uo more  about It."     .;    t  For a matter of'three minutes we said  no moro about it; we preserved a completo silence, Then Lucy Ann remarked, as If it had hoon tho result of turning over many things in hor mind:  "Sho sings beautifully, doesn't she?"  . "No doubt about that,"  I  replied,  ���������'Sho bang to mo last evening."  "Yes, she did," said Miss Wltherspoon, with that peculiar Inflection  whlcli denotes tho extreme of incrodul-  ity.  "Ilonost," said I, and tbon told the^  story, though 1 did not think It ueces-  snry to disclose that thoro was any  special meaning In the songs that tho  girl nnd 1 had cIiohoii,  "It wns vory romantic" said Lucy  Ann, nnd thon thoro wnB nuother. al-  loncu until wo woro very near tho shore,  when she nsked if I would slug to hor  somo dny. "I lovo music," she added  somewhat hurriedly. "I novor hour  enough. Mr. Trask sings n llttlo, but  ho doesn't soom to oar������, much about lt,"  "Art. nud Miss Jouos"- I began, but  broko off to look belilud mo at tho shore  for a good landing placo,  "Sometimes I'm In doubt how much  ho enros for ell hor," said she, "If I  wero a mnu uud loved a woman, i  would simply tako hor, 1 wouldn't let  anything stand In the way."  ."Not evon tho girl herselfV*  "Mighty fow girls over refuse that  kind of a man," snid Luey Ann, wltb  ���������ucli a quaint and pretty assumption of  wisdom that I laughed with sheer good  humor nud shook both her bands as we  rose to get out of tbo boat.  Tbe roses grew In tbe midst of an extraordinary jumble of rocks, nnd tbe  icont of thom waa exceedingly delicate,  yet porvuHivo. 1 toarcely noticed it tt  flrst. but after staudipg for hai; a mlo*  ute.upon the rocks near, the shore I  seemed to be breathing a new and glorified atmosphere appropriate to another  and better planet. >��������� - "<  "I can get all you want in half a minute." said the girl, springing 'lightly up  the rocks.   "Just hold tho boat."  "But there's no hurry,"' T called.  "Wait, I'll bo with you in a second.  Can 1 smoke?"  ."Certainly. Light your cigar. .Yog,,  can smoke in the boat afterward."     * j  "We'll sit on the rocks "awhile," said ���������  I.    "There's  plenty  of  time.  : Why,  What's the mat ter V", '. .  She had jumped to'tho top of u little  rock, and it seemed to me that sho was,  shivering.  "It's nothing." she replied. "1 thought.  I saw a snake, but I didn't. I'm nw- ���������  fully afraid of .them." v. ; ���������  "Are there any snakes over here?"*  Bald 1. and then asher expross'on an--;  [ Bwered me I asked/"What kind?"     ���������  '  "Copperheads and"��������� '  "St. Patrick's* day in tho morning'," >  I exclaimed,, and for the t^mji of most ���������  of that utt'oraftce I was in tii6vatr.     \ \  1 alighted on a rock near hor and, i  reaching across, took lier hy the'arm.* }  "You go straight back to the boat","*  said I, and sho had to go. fou I .led h|r|  firmly and did not release her-arm ufi-j  til she was fairly abo;>;^ .the, skl&U  pleading, protesting, h.*'..ghing, h������r..  hnnd'? full of tlio most beautiful rosesi }  "What do you mean." said I, looklngl  sternly down at her, Vhy'going up thc^'of  AS, t      '���������  3F  I returned to the bout toiili my harvest  ,,-J OMWC8. " f  into-that den of'serpentg and* lenvihqj  tne-: down here to burn tobacco while  they  wore killing you?    Now.  don't ...  venture to stir until I come back."  "There's no danger if you're careful."  said she, and thon when I was among  the roses: "I knew you'd 'do just like  that���������thrashing around In the hushes  and trying to got bitten. Anybody  :ould have seen bow . reckless you  were/' , i>r/ "'���������  I was indeed In no mood to "exhibit  the virtue of ptudonco. "Re trnuqijil,"  snid I. "There isn't a snake In ;,tlie  world that can catch,me. though-an-  jthor animal might by running atfthe  same rate,"  t '   ,'.:,' *" ,     J  "I don't understand." said she.    .  "I can run. throe tilnos as fast from  l snake as from anything oIho that  lives." I, explained.'. "Thiit's .simple,  'sn't It? There! Now we havo enough."  I returned to tho boat with my bar-  rest of roses and added them to heri. _  "You dos't look as if you'd bad a good  time," said she. /   \  I wiped some frozen perspiration  from my forehead and shivered;  "Lucy Ann," said I, without meaning  to be familiar, but merely fervent, Vtho  honest fact is that I am so afraid of  snakes that I can senrcoly sit down on  tbo ground up there in the field, though  [ have boon assured tiy everybody froui  Jimmy Lamoind to the triolt* truthful  porsou I could get bold of tba Whoro are  no snnkMop the place."     (���������',9!  "ThiitiSiSO," said she. V$iJ}ro aren't.������  They'reaJJ,up thove.r;     --s^j  And Bho pointed to tho bill.  I rowed ,sIowly back to the lauding  whllo my pUot,,arrangod tbo roses In a  manner to dliplay thoir beauties to tho  host advautage. It was really a pretty  gift for tlio, girl, and I folt undor olill-  gatlojiB to Miss Witherspoon whicb.thoro  soemqd to bo no Immediate way of discharging, I tried to speak very kindly  to hor and to say the things that sbo  would MXto.  Ito na caimmrml'...-'-     ���������.  ** t- "������������������'r^,'.* \  Oooa Qanlincatjlonin.  '"Mrs; Tensor wauld mako,*a groat  baseball catcher." ;.     , j  "Whnt makos you think so?"-  "Why, tlio other night sho caught hor  husband stealing homo 'and put bim  out." U'  A CXoott VfXtboxtt XVoiHta.  In tho courtyard of tho palnco of Versailles is n clock with ono hand, called  L'llorloge de lu Mort du. Rot,?- It contains no works, but consists moroly of  a face In thc tovm ot a sua, sUiTJUuii-d  by rays, On the death of a king tbe  hnnd is sot to tho moment of his demise and remains unaltered till bis successor lias joined him in }bo grave.  Tbls custom originated auqlr Louie  XIII. and continued till tbo'involution.  It was retired on tbe doath off Louis  XVIIt., and th# hand still continues  fixed on tbe precise moment of that  monarcVs death.  ���������a X-  ftf:  ���������������  TBE CUMBERLAND NWS,  CUMBERLAND, B, C.  STANLEY'S WAY.  ���������A-  r  i  Explorer's ContessUm ui  Faith Wus to Do  tho Work to Which lie Had  Set His Hand.  Writing of the lato Sir Henry M.  ���������Stanley, in The Cornhill Magazine,  Mr. Sidney Low says:   .  I remember once asking him .what  he would havg. done if he had been in  " Emin Pasha's place on tliat last fat-  el day .when .the emissaries ol" tho  slavers camo into his tent. "1 should  iiot have allowed mjaelf to bo  slaughtered like that," said Stanley;  "I should have thought it all our, bo-  forehand, and I thiniv 1 should have  known very well what the ruliians  meant tlio moment i .set eyes upon,  them, 1 might have been killed, but  iiot," lio n(������:led,- grimly, "by thoso  iiiL-n, for 1 shoulu have killed thom  first."  .Similarly- he. spoke of Gordon's  ���������eii'd.'"'i"'," he "said, "I'had been sent  to got,the. Khartoum garrison away,  I should have thought of that and  nothing else; I should.have calculated "the chances', , made'out exactly  what resistance I would have to encounter, ^ and how it ..could be overcome*,'" ami laid";a]l my plans.with the  sipglcj iobjoet,, 'oL-acconiijlishintf my  ��������� purpose.'���������'��������� (I'holi'6ve, though he did  not say so, that he thought the retreat could have been effected, or the  town held, ti.ll tlio relief column arrived, if nrr.per measures had been  taken and the on'e definite aim had.  tjeen kept ���������stefirdilyi.'m- view ��������� rill the  time. That was 'his own principle of  action. When he had an object to  fulfil, a commission to carry out, ho  could think'ot'j'nqlhing else till the  'woi-k' - was done: Difficulties, toil,  hardships, sacrifices of all kinds, of  timo, pfwmun,.,of. money, - were- only  in.ndcnts in the journey, that led io  a'goal, to. bo'reached if human endeavor could gain it. "No honor,"  ho wrote, ','no reward, however great,  can be equal to the subtle satisfaction that a man feels when he can  "point tohjs, work and say: 'See,  now," the'task I promised you to  perform with all loyalty and honesty,, with might and main, - to, the  ' utmost of my ability is to-clay finished.' " This was tho prime article1  in Stanley's (cqnfesj>ionrof faith���������to do  the'work to"; which he <ha'd set his  .hand, and in doing it, like Tennyson's Ulysses:  To strive, to seek, to find, and   not  ��������� to yield/* ' ���������  Unique Relic ol 17TG.  In'tho fall of 1899 a boy named  'Charles Cooper was trying to dig  out'n rabbit on tho property of Mr.  E. D, Smith,.near Winona, about a  mile east oV what is known ns tho  McNoilly Mountain road. Scarcely  mure than a foot from tho surfaco ho  turned up a piece of a large shell,  whole specimens of which are sometimes found in Ontario Indian graves  although the habitat'of such sp. ci-  mcii's is the coast of Florida. On this  bit of shell thero wns n littlo rough  engraving done, evidently by tho  hand of nn Indian. Close to thu  shell, ho" found what is, in somo respects, nn extremely interesting o.v  ample of carvinfe cm stone. The mu*  terinl (lithographic limestone1) is six  and a half inches high, seven and ai'  half wide* nnd averages an inch and  a half in thickness. Mr. W, S. All-  ward is authority for tho statement  that tho carving is by no means inartistic, taking nil things into account. Tho date (177fi) affords' no  clue as to the origin or ..purposi? of  this ,, little monument, which may  have boon lovingly executed to murk  " tho last resting pluco of tho artist's  frlond, or It may have boon tho work  of an onrly surveyor during somo  idle hours in tho woods, or���������but why  mood wo guoss? 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"Big" Shirt ronton* 20H  to 42 yards of material per  dozen,  Sold at all dealers but only  ���������vftK thli brand;���������  alii Cl ��������� rv _r t  ... URArt-0,.v..  "���������V   -i     a    n   *.  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Mootml      WIbdIm     Dawson  Who   is   the   oldest   lunatic en ro-      On. what day of the year do women  corn .'���������Time out-of mind. talk least'>���������On tlie shortest day.  'There is 'bound to be a squint   in  How many doj? davs arc there ir. a  the sermon whon it has one oyo   on j year?���������Threo  hundred  and  sixty-five,  the creed and the other o:\ tho cash,    'because ovory dog has his day.  Could'nt Rise  From a Chair  On Account of Dreadful   Pains in the Kidneys and  Back���������A Complete Cure by  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills  In its, course through tho body  the blood not only supplies nourishment to tho various -organs, but also  gathers up the poisonous waste matter. ,..,,,, *      ��������� ,.        ,-...':.' '  ,. When the liver and kidneys --fail to  filter these poisons irons tho hlood  there are pains and aches and diseases''of tho most painful and fatal  kind;      '  *. Because' they restore the strength  and activity* to tho kidneys' "and liver  Dr. .Chase's ���������KidneY-Livor-Tills overcome, such troubles-and-purify the  blood-in a .wonderfully short tiino.  Mr. "L. W, Dennis, . Welland,   Ont.-,  '"writes:, "It gives,.-mc pleasure, to  testify in' behalf( of Dr.*. Chase's- Kid-  rioy-Liver' Pills'. '..For many years I  was seriously afflicted '.with .kidney  and liver ��������� troubles.' "A't times ���������m'y  back would- ache so' bad' I 'could not  jriso from* a chair, and then again I  j would be confined to my bod, I was  treated by the medical profqssion,  'but they all failed to understand my,  leas". . ��������� ..'      -    .   .  "About   the   time I was most dis-  Icouraged I heard of Dr. Chase's Kid-  jne.v-Liver   Pills,   and   thoy   were   so  [strongly recommended   that I decided to try thorn.    Before 1 had   used  all of   five  boxes* my old trouble had  entirely left ine, and I was again as  healthy as in'bdyhood. I freely give  this   testimony 'for   the   benefit*   of  those who suffer as I have."'. ������������������ r  Dr. Chase's Kiclney-Livcr Pills, one  pill a. dose; '2~>' ,cent's a box,' at' all  dealers, or Edmanson,. Bates,& Coxa/"  pariy, ' Toronto. To protect ybu  against -imito Uons the ���������'portrait1 and  signature of, Dr. A. ,W; Qliase; , the  famous receipt book, author,' are on  every box.*  GRAIN I Jas. fchardsonl Sons | GRAN  .  ,   - (Until  .recently ��������� represented by the late E.. O'Reilly, Esq,) .  >'���������,,'*' '' '  All' kinds ' of'graih   handled in, Car Load   Lots., Write us for top prices  * and " shipping- instructions.     '   i\ny grade of wheat, oats, barley, or flax.  ! ,      .   . ..,       ,,V '    P.  O. Box, 629, 'Winnipeg,'   Man.'  |���������^A���������fl*:'.*.^L*ir~., ftX.- 'I  1H0MA8 law.      ship Your, drain to      wiuiam law.  *        l_A\A/   BROS...'  We handle'grain'strictly on commission.v Highest Prices, obtainable.,  Liberal*adyancbsW^ades-carrl^ ���������"-  Correspondence-* solicited. v- ���������-���������   ������������������..       ,*.���������   ',,-j; -a -i-i  GRAIN EXCHANGE, Winnipefi.  \\   AM   TplIE  (_] nECT  Establishad GrainConimlssii  jl  Aifl 'lllE  VLuEiJl   Merchant in Winnipeg, <^  Consign your grain to me aud get prompt service, careful attention,,  [ and highest market prices.        ^     ^ Q ��������� oy W������     DRAWER |  Reference-UNION PANK of CANADA.   Wi   V r  I 1^0 f\q       13Q0.  GRAIN SHIPPERS  MAID MORRISON & CO., ������iui...  We solicit your busi-  x-wrwm mm .��������������� ��������� -a -mw. ������<������������������-.��������� ��������� wmaw^ nes3' Will make earn-  ���������;,        .-",'",' est efforts to get good  results for you. Liberal advances on  bills of lading, and balance promptly,  paid wben grain is unloaded. Let us  hear from you,  REFERENOE-Bank of Humilton, Exchange Branch,  Grain 416 Grain Exchange,  WINNIPEG, MAN.  MARCH-WELLS GRAIN CO.  Oral* ln car lots bought on track or sold on commission, Roaionablt  ttlranpot mado. Prompt returns, Correspondence aolicited. IW������rene������|  Any Bank in Winnipeg.  ROOM 414, GRAIN EX.. BLDO., WINNIPEG/  "WI  SMM  am  IT IS AN EASY MATTER Jo ��������������������� * large lot of whtsat at a  aHMMHMMaMwwMMMMibtttor pnc������ tlum a sintilo car will  brinff. II you will ship your wheat to ui we will soli it with many,  othor cars either locally or in thu East, and you will pet from J-cont to  1 oent per bushel moro for lt than if you sold it on track at your station.  We have had 17 yoars' practical exporionce   io   tho   grain businoM.  TM������    ni������in    I.  worth   qriTnothlnp' to win  MoLAUGHLiN   *% EL.L.I3  Grain Exchange, Winnipeg.   RRFUHUNcns: Any Bank or Commercial  Institution.  i  Ayer's Pills. Ayer's Pills,  Ayer's Pills. Koep ssylng  this over and over, anln,  The beit laxative. ������������������������������������������  Wsnt you. moustache or Beard  atnottti brcvB or rich black? Use  iSiMS  Why is Sunda.v tin- hti'oiiKV-st dny?  Ik'i'aiiHn tJ,,i otiuTN iii'i! all week days.  ���������  i ������������������  tVimt in Unit/which no ������������<*��������������� over yet  did ������%���������%., v.Uii.1. in*.-.i v.Ai������t >ut ulw.'.y:*  la to Ih>?���������'1'o-morrow.  "-V  ?strR wheat, oats and flax aaatftt  Wo handle strictly on coniniission therefore can ffivo ovory nttontlon  to car shipments, and will obtain the best prices for same, Wo .will bo  planned to amnvur oivi|uirlcs ro .prices, shipping, otc. If YOU huvo grain  to ship or sol! do not fall to wrlto for our "Way of Doing Business," ns  it will pay you woll. '  THOMPTON, SONS & CO., Tlie Commission Merchants, Winnipeg  . BANKERS - UNION BANK OF CANADA.  FARMERS will find it to their advantage to consign their GRAIN to  ROBERT MUIR & CO., fhfa  WHO pay highest pri nee and make prompt retnrns. Advance* made on  eonnfgnments, Correspondence solicited. Established 1880. Koforonco���������  Union Uanfc of Otvnetcjt^.    ��������� _.  If a wirtuim wciv tn clinitdi* her k������  of what ivliKion would bho Ite?*--Xlxo  woidd he a he, then,  W   N   U   No   103 Telegraphic       News  London, 14th-The Daily Telegraph's corrc.pondent at Chpfno  givvs a mporp of tin; sinking of a  big Japan^e war?hin off Port  Arthur on November 30. 3U0 persons were drowned. Two Russian  torpedo boat destroyers have been  euuk by the Japanese.  fcjt Petersburg, 14���������The Admiralty  denies that the Baltic Squadron  has been re-callfd, and on the other  hand asserts that the fleet is now  well on its way to the Far East and  will arrive off Port Arthur the latter part of January.  Minheapolis 14���������Fire broke out  ; shprtly- before niidni ht in the  wholesale house of D. H, Peok &  Co., and is spreading rapidly. Relief from St Paul lias been asked  There is ntrong wind blowing towards the north carrying the flames  towards the retail districts. The  estimated loss so far is put down at  five million dollars.  St Petersburg, 14th���������A high official in the War Office said to-day:  The Japanese army is unique in  military history and proha'dy the  strongest in the world combining  ���������tlie strength of barbarism with civilization drawing from the former  fanatical bravery and tcorn of  death and from the latter the latest  knowledge of the science of war.  We have been fighting them under  heavy handicaps but have detinitt,-  ly Mopped them. They have mis-  s������������d the critical moment, they  .should now beat Harbin or Vladivostok and the east .'iterally cut  off in.-;eid of wint ring where they  tire. The cold is Russia'.- ally as. it  was against Napoleon. The Japp  caiuiot endure ex'reuie cold like the  Kussiahs. Tiuy are not strong  enough to turn Mukden now and  wiil not be even if Port Arthur falls  arid 60,0uU reinforcements are sent  up to join Fitdd -Marshal Oyama.  In tin- meantime__R__Mlin_J_mQpa_J  are j.iling up 'behind Mukden, lu  February;;the port of New dhwang  if icebouiid.  Shanghai, 13th���������According to  Pekin reports the Rinnans have  rt-' reated to tim sout h bank of the  Hun River after 74 hours of heavy  fighting with heavy losses. On the*  fourih day of the fighting the Japanese assumed the offensive. The  Mukden station is reported to be in  a stale of wildest confusion..  Tien Tain, 14-���������From official Ju  panose f-'-nuTi/,-, i-.w. .)n\)i\i\'-t.c v.,u--  ftiili^.u',  Pan Ai-'inir wn . h.-"i.i(toi  pa-t'of  0>:ii!i'';'i   Wtjce iiUOxl. kiii u  iW.t.l   l(.!,(;t;0 wotiiiiiyd.     The io-si-s  hi   the  more  leren' ' attacks huve  hi'������-n   much    heuvier   but   oiliciiit  figures are unoblaiuablo,  Gen. Kuruki'8 headquarters, ISt-i  The army has had its i\v.*\ taste of  the ri'al quality ut a Miinchitiiaii  winter lhe punt vveek. Last ni^ht*  the Uiwrniouietcr fell (J uu*. b������low  7,yro.  Tokio, ]4H)-- n������������Mj>n'icht-'f������ rtvoivct]  tn-dH.v from 'he J .pai vt>v army he-  sieuing Port Arthur report thai the  intcri- r t Ice !<M"rean waa bombuid  ,"! ���������- ith hoavy gtins yi'sti-rday,  ���������-..... ������**;:.',. . >.;. ff pb   . -",!>ion   ���������'���������  A Protest That  Failed.  "During my slay iu tU-sj City of Mexico," says a well known Philadelphia!!.  "1 went out one Sunday to see a bull  light it's tbe proper thing to do, you  know. All the American tourists go.  Seated very near to me ln the raised  iienchea of tbe amphitheater waa a tier-  inuiilown woman whom I know by  sight as an enthusiastic member of the  Society For tbe Preveutlou of Cruelty  to Animals. She is one of those who  iufrist upon tho wing a badge every  tlnie u driver Quest a whip ou a bulky  horse and demanding au arrest  "Weil, she had ber little budge on all  ripbt, and wben tbe tight between tbe  bull and tbe picadors became pretty  bot sbe Jumped up in ber scut and demanded thut it lie stopped. 'Stop this  at once,' she tdtouted, wuvlug ber arma.  'Sit down. Maud, and don't make a fool  of yourself!' exclaimed her husband.  But sbe Insisted upon having her own  way. '! am a member of tbe Pennsylvania Society For tbe Prevention of  Cruelty to Auimals,' nhe declared, waving tbe lapel of her coat that contained  tbe button. 'I demand that this butchery shall cease.' Everybody laughed at  her, and after awhile sbe went out.  taking ber husband witb ber."  E,  EMDE,  A Hctton Worth AttmmtSmm,  Prev-nlon of oat smut by hot air  treatment of the seed'Is' a new Idea  advanced by the'Oregon station. Seed  was heated In a laboratory hot air ster  lllzer. It was found that exposure to  beat in a wide range (from 130 degrees  to 200 degrees F.) for ten minutes did  not a tftct germ Inatipn.; It Is suggested  tbat bop and fruit driers could he used  for tbls purpose. It does away witb  all tbe apparatus needed in tbe hot water nnd chemical solution treatment  and obviates trouble of drying the seed  nnd tbe danger of injury to ihe smi  through germInation, mold or decay,  which may occur witb tbe wet tuetbod.  ln one Instance seed so treated produced but a Mingle head affected with  smut, and this might have come from  one kernel of accidentally untreated  Sl-lMi. .  He Woo the  Yoaagster.  The Rev. Or; Mackenzie of Han Fran*  cIkco was once calling on a new pu  risbloner who had a "limb" of a boy  She  bad  Invited  tbe doctor  to dine  "Willie." she said to ber hopeful; "pam  Dr. Mackenzie a potato."  Willie seized the potato between  thumb and fiuger, and before his motb  er could utter a horrified.remonstrance  be had tossed Itjtcross__th_o table>._a_nd_  squarely Into the good man's lap.  "Judgment.1" cried Willie.  "One strike."' quoted tbe Quick wit  ted clergyman. ���������  "Willie, leave tbe table!" stormed bis  mother.    .  "Madam," said, the minister, "do no*  Judge him harshly. See how beautifully lie pm tbe'.sphere over'the piate."-  And from thnt time there wasn't, a  more earnest worker in'ail the big Sunday school than that'smile Willie.  6  H  W  GO  H  CO  t%  0  Q  <  **/.  ���������J  C  *t.  <  hi  'S-*  <  tr*  Ml  <  CO  tr.  O  Ul  CO  LU  i  o  >-  o  5  Gumberland  HENRY A, DILLON, J.P.  NOTAHY PUI'.LIC. CONVEYANCER,  REAL ESTATE INSURANCE AGENT,  COMMISSIONER SUPJiEME OOUHT B������  Rentb received, debts collected.  F.irin-s valued,     ]>eeds registered  Do ds, Wills, Mining Papers, ic, drawn  OFFICES,    CUMBERLAND, B.C  "lot on P_.i-   Fraiicaltt."  STEVEN  ���������W  BS������r  ^rjrm^z'  It's a Habit when using STEVENS  ARMS��������� hilling DnH'������-Eye������ and bringing  down your game, All requisite firearm virtues are embodied In our famous line of  RIFLES. PI8T0L8 and 8H0T6UN3, How can  you help uiiting'*- -T" ���������1��������� -"��������� ���������'   S   T   E.  Atkyourdqiler snd In.  lilt on our product*. If  you cannot obtain tho  STEVENS, we ship direct, eipms prepaid  upon tcctlptof price  WW    H,IW,UW,,V, *��������� W    WMM  the mark when shooting n  YENS?  Send 4 cents Poitage for  nowiiopairollluitmttii  8TJJViJN8Uool(Mlc  scribes entire output, a ���������  edilltloniililnMonsiiau:  Inn, siiimuultfon, etc,  iUnuionie cover aesurn  liyA.D, l'rost.  lie  m  i I'O'. ji! ni ti  1" .th  ii.  ',i-  11 uw  ������������������ IT CAN Dll DON Ul "-that new and sttrutlve  putsle of oum.liul will keep you ffuanlnguntil you  solve It. Try your luck tli������ie evenings, It's tm,  Ssndforlt,  J, STEVENS ARMS AND TOOL CO,  P.O. 10X4001  0HI00PBI FALLS, MASS. U.S.A.  For CAN DIES  Novelties,   Pictures,  ���������Frames and deaning  of frames.  ���������    0. hunden!  At old Studio,     Cumberland.  "���������Misiwt4M>���������wii I m m> mmmmmemmag-caaoj������������������������������������  NOTICE.  Biding on l.-conioiive.-' and   nul  way iid.rs' ol"   tlie   Unio i'  rioilitii'y  Coni|iany by finy  per^bh    t   j������tr  sons���������except   min crew--if st-dcrly  pro'iibited.    Em|������ioyevp   are  subject tv������ dis-mie'sjiI for allowing suujv  By order  Fkancm."' 0   IJT'll F  M������ii!i"irer'  wusatw  *0TJm\H  *���������  r wn-iw-Kaiw ������������������������������������������������������%- .*-tm*m*n.i*f*mLi. -���������"%,,<<  fi POINTERS  ��������� IN RKttAIID TO THC  NOR'-WEST FARMER  I  1  B  a  ���������  ���������  fuau������Mie bn tm* a-** _w������ .nr. ti* tttm mo.rtt  PnXnimt Nn. 1-tt \*\ a rntnl*r Vfitorn Cutmrt^n-n Ar������rl������i11������lrn1 Vtimx tot ty**.!.���������.  Caiia<JiKii Harm*?ra and Muekineit,  Polaur No. S-U ia Ia<jt������. wi-ll jirintvil, well edited, mil Illustrated, reliable,  nroirreaiivt ninl f*nH������������������,  Pointer No. J-iii u-it;a mu Mrkiiy u.*h iu lulvnnce, and Itie paper U promptly  ������!*������������������mltiit������l at eijilratlon or anhncrfntton, utilenn rentwcil.  Polattr No, 4-The Nor-Wcut Isirmer Is Uiu only BKrleuUuial J*pcr printed lu  Crtiiana w.-������t of I,nl.f HttiH������ri'tr,  Motalor No. ���������������-������ um lucic p-ti'i hi fcitvuiKei.*i'<KT������i><fm in *ManiloU������������tia llie N.W.T,  tli.-ii all other l.nu |>npt rMCi>inl>iiir*l.  Polater No. *-lu mci'rstioti-i eu.l Information are worth many dollara to each  aii'tsc-.her,  PolMor No. T-Morally It la al������va teptor ch,  From Now fo December 31,1G05, Ior $1.00  _������������Ml������������tH������_HKi������l������t������������n,*,l������IX������ie  Ill* iDMirv frni wed, tti. nvf������ n������r������l-������i������  -rwwUli-Ktiva. ivltwitltiM*,  0wH4������ copy teal tit* wtm t*n*m,.  ant****  NOr-Wm* FABMIR, United,  P.O. tUtia itlt, WlNNtPtO, MAN.  NorrcG,v  I hev to inform tli& puhMc th n  nn and ufier J nniiry Iwf, 19U4, my  hiiMntwwill h������ Htidctiy ciii-'h, I). H"  dolitg I ciiu jjivti niy PitiroiiK Imtier  i������iilicfiictiiui,  T. H. CAREY. r.MLOK,  WANiKJ)  MEN AND WOMEN   in  .|(!. r.,.Ui.iy  H d lliljllininu U.'.'lU'i���������������������������. - I') I'i���������,ii\::,t o'  Hliil uilvcni������������' ,'-i ii" i; ���������i.il'.'i: i,.j;! !jU'in������"J.-;  liOitnenf S"ini Im,! ������::���������*< ��������� * - nt! ��������� V-'.'- ^���������"������������������'���������;  x-i num .T>31 .se(*!;i'.-, xo sso.rivfi .i':,! \o .f^i  V''tki\ Wiih K<|i"in.:i's ::ii' .li'i v.t.i e,\i:l\  (Mt)llilll* b; CiV" l-,!H':'(; (Vtiir, IV'..������df|������','ir|.  C '��������� liorse iind o.\y<Vt,' I'uri.i-hi ������i when  ��������� 'Cce^iTv; posiiini'i-fn nvnn<:iit,  AildreHH Uleiv llrnd, Jt Co., Dept, A.  Monmt l\h\r' . Chli'itfto, ���������'  TO BE LHiAWN FOU,  An B nt mnn Kodnk, 4i x ity film.  (?08t #^5 in Sow Y������������rlt, in ppriVci  order; i\ first olnsn iiiKirunifH,  Ticket, i'ttxp. etch���������Apply rV������i- oiflcn  Our D. try Chi>\i i^ uo <*a.������)ti<  MiU produper. Only *)������-l per ton,  N.ipier& P..midge.  ,*i  Union  Hotel  S-&._^-cr_ES__,  C.   TDJL-TTXS     'Psaopia.zETOR  EiiSJ_A 4 x BURTON aiw*y������ on twp ; -,l_o, the iamam, MILWAUKHB  BEERS���������Anhena**. Ri-hmnii,.., Sohlitz, */*��������� "OLD ORRY BUAWD"  SCOTCH WHISKY. Best Wuaes aiid Liquors ct������ ail kimtiB.  The BiwdsKfc-and Lodging D.-p������rtineaf,.ondcrdiR luw-ecHafe aup-rinteudenoo of Mas  Davib, will lw foiuui Pir8t o)i������< in every rospeot.  HATES,  oo per dot/ vertr9*da.  ���������'il  Royal Baqk of7 Carfada  Capital (paid up) $8,000,000  Kewrverund    8,000,000  Undivided Profits,     108,605  T. K. KHNNV. PhwroKsiT. B. L. PBASE, aastMumv. J_U������i_,_r������.  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Saying* Bank Department:���������Do[x>sita of $1 and npwarda reoeirad;   latatMl al*  lowed at currant rsttet, compouudad twioe eaoh y������ar od 30th J������m and tlat Daoaabor.  Draft* en all point* bought and aold.  R. E. WALKER, Mjuiawb.  OFFICE HOURS 10 to 3;     Saturday, 10 to It;    open Pay Nighto 7 p.os. to m p,m  Campbells' : BAKERY.  A Pine Selection of CAKES   always   on hand  FRESH BREAD every day.  Order, for SPEOIAL OAtaSS promptly attended to  Dnnsmtiir Avenue,  Cumberland,  . . SMOKE ..  "GUHAN   BLOSSOM"  A   UNION MAI IK CUt.VR  KROM   THR���������  S)u ba n=G i ga r-Fac to ry:  ,.'M; J. BOOTH, Proprietor,  NANAIMO," .8.0.  ''J"-HE ADVANTAGE tlio pti������������';c  h>t in piu-cli-i'iinji where they  live i- tli������'y nee thi- article, and uro  not ilii-iippuiiii-fd aK when tn'iidiny  -iwity.  P. Stoddart,  W a'.chmnker    aud    Jji'W.tar,  -������1!������ goiuls nl Eii.-tern PriciH and  ���������,,".s a r.jco flot.;:. 'n vt-U-ict from.  iCViOUVTHlNi'. ir.'^Oi.i'I) (SOLD  Waveriy fjotel  First-Claae Accommod.taon  ....at Reasonable ButM ...  BEST OF WINES 6z LIQUORS,  S. SHORE,  PROPRIHTOK.  t**i*mm*m>i+mi,mmAi.ii  JOHN McLEOLS  FOK FIRST CLASS  (J A NOV. KlUiiTS.  ON JARS & TOU A 0( n������.  ! f.  i   a ,, f\.  h\ rv /in  i    * Jo,i,     / V   [���������*������'      i*-,S   I,.'   ,   t"*\  J���������u*������ '  Alt pucli.i i'-j ci),..riVHil  .... jt'i-it."! ohiiri't-. .....  P.   STODDART,  Di'nrmuim Avic, Cnmbpr'n-d, \  \\i    W'lLLAk!) 'i.i prbji'i'd' t,������������  ' "  '    lill ii ������,y (li<i������ii*<i ���������fox F'tO nr  Hhhvj   lt'triHw*, wt   ',)**i.n; s<,.>isu..  ,miHi������.wim*u*'ML't*H...v  ~"-l*;jz.l*  ,.,,..        9   .  .   ,     ,   ������,��������������������������� .,,  :       WILLIAMS BROS,  Liverv Stable'  ������ ������������������  ��������� I'l*'   ;-.:��������� :���������!;!<*' AM)   Ult.WMICV      ;  'Svi'.'Gi v   ..I..*" Dorni.K hi: '    '  '.'���������."���������i;   J'*... I/,,      A I.l.   OlM������KII������*     ;  ;    F);o"!i,v   A':"ii;.i(--i.:j)   tm  : Third Ol*., C'jcnberlaor/.B C.  * ' i  ��������� i  *ite**ttttt,titaitttt    t  t t  t  * *  . * *  *  ff_8ii in Cumberland  stav at th: a   Vt All Oo.nvi niknokh vou Uukstm,  WiLlAKDBWhK.  *t*,*m  %r  Cumberland,  Xjiii But js Prri'Uiijj v* mi  Best Liquors and Oigors  R. 8. ROBRSfSOH.  /  lanaiai! Cigar factory-  SMOKE  KNTKRPKlbE'  Junlb  MRST  ON  EARTH.  IWa **vfactU4'i>U by  PSOASL.V. & CO., KAWAIMO, B.C.  n.m_������,ii������ >������wii���������  High Urnde citoves  andali Kitonu acquirembnti  ���������wornNMKMH ������.oon������  ...i*<{.K.\Bl \L lUUmVARB  To Cure a Cold in On������ Day **��������� ������^  ^  I  Take Laxative BromO Qumilie Takers. JS Ay ������  ww*x\ MBBcki boxes Mid fa post. 3 mouths.        Tt& slgaatimj, *&' *������**������??  iB Two Days.  ,|  Oft every  ?mi_^ box. 33c*  Ul v**1*  -X  '-v^r'-J**  (Ifi  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,    - -      MGR  The columns of Thi Nkws arn op*"i to all  who wiah to ejrpr'w f.h������rein views o matters of public interest.  While we d* not hold ourselves re*v>n������i-  ble for the utterance* of correspondeuio, we  eaerve th-j right of d.oliniug to iu&ert;  oin'muQioa ions uuneeesiarily personal.  TUESDAY, DEC, 20. 1904.  ���������a s  Ksftfiimait & Jlauaimo lly  si  L^ikM-m^  s. 5. "City of Nanaimo.  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m, for  Nanaimo, calling at  North Saanich  Cowchan Bay, Maple Bay and Croft, n  when freight or passengers offer.  Leaves, Nana.mo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox.  Leave* Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  U:iion Bay and Nanaimo..  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m, for  Comox and' way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Sills from Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., for  Victoria, Calling 'at Crofton, Maple  Bay, Cowichan Bay and North Saanich when freight or pasi-engers offer.  North Saanich  ulier. tide and weathfr  conditions  |*ermit.  VANCOUVER -NANAIMO ROUTE.  8. H.     " JOAN "  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily excepi  Sundavs.  Sails from Vancouver af.er arrival of C.  P.R. I'rain No. 1. dail,. except Sundays, at I p 111.  lcets ������n sale, good over rail and stean.et  lines, at two und one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamere for E-ncw-  sions, and reduced files for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  lhe Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, steamers  sailing dales and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good for going journey Saturday and Sunday, returning nut later  than Monday.  Gw. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  Cumberland  Hotel '  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND SECOND STREET.  CUMBERLAND  B. C.  Mrs. J. H. Piket, Proprietaries.  When in Cumberland be sure  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel, Firit-ClasB Accomodation for transient and perrnan*  ent boarders.  Sample Rooms and Public Hall  Run in Connection with Hotel  Rates froj'u $1.0.0 to $2.00 ?>er day  seey's rasifiii,  3009 Westminster Road  TIME TABI/E   EFFECTIVE  OwVOBEKSfch, l9->4.  VICTORIA TO WjBLLIWGTOSr,  N- 2^ Daily.  '������������������A M  lh    ff'-'O   "  '9.28   '��������� 10.24   41 11.011.  '   I1 M.  M J2H5..  Ai 12,33..  i  ��������� .     I'M  , V-'pfcnrift     ,,y..,[).. 3.Y"  , ,G-.lI'istl*0':ii        . ,   ������* Ji ���������j."-  ..K -ni^'isf  .  ...  " -l.iM'  .Duuuun'j     " 5.'-  .Nuniuio   " 0 4  X'      nnuti,.,.  Ar. ti'5  WELLINTW     h   .CO VICTORIA.  ISo. "I���������D-til N   3   ^uucl-.  A M ,\ M,  l)e,   8.00 ..;.'.���������.., WV Mutton.  ,    D:>. 3 0  ��������� "��������� s.l'u    :���������. .tn.11..  ������������������ :*u."  10 02   D-*    ���������  '������������������  ��������������� ffon  ������������������ io.4'>  K .������!������'  " f������ :io  '' H.5W '��������� int.., . " ll.'M  Ar 12 00 Vioiuria   Ar 7.00  ThoMvim! Mi'.e -mil Ctniimutiiiion Tic-  100,000 Bulbs to arrive noon from  Holland, France and Japan.  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees..   ..  ilHOPODENDRONS,   ROSBSL   GJW3EN-  HOUdE AND HARD? PLAKrS  for '-"'all Planting,,  Home  Grown   and    Imported   Garden,  Field -nd Flower Si-ad*, uhxnyt  . _i ri-s t ot-k-i n-s<vaso n-.   - FERTILIZERS���������  EbJ . HIVEo. and    SUPPMSh  C,re.en h'-.w-e full I' lant������, Cut Flowers  ''��������� lura^Work. . , Catalo^iie-sfreftj or  V'lill .tnd ��������� Xdinine st> ck.  M. J. HENRY,  VANCOUVER, B.C  -*aiW>MwiM������rn������������n-__n_BartaiHWll  \/Iorrocl]i Bros,  JE3. A. ,lSL .JB 1& E3  [JREA-'D, CjikoB and Pie-delivered (iuiJy l-o aiiy purl of City.  puij '���������iroc'1' c>F1      mTi *  U,J - GrovencH  **>Wt 11-^WHHiiftwlnn  WlW ������������������������������*��������������������� ������MWMIW������IMt������P������IM WHI������W������  Sale of Crown Granted Mineral Claims for Unpaid Taxes in the Comox  Assessment District, Province of British Columbia.  T HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, lhe eeventh day of November, a,d , 1904, at the hour of  Ten o'clock a.m., ut the. Ct.urt-houee, Cumberland, I shall offer for sale by Public Auction the Mineral  Claims in the Iiot hereinafter set out, of the persons in *aid list hereinafter eat out, of which Crown Grant!^  have been issued, for all unpaid taxes accrued, due and ptyable on the 30rh day of June, 1904, or accrued, due and payable at any 30th day of June, subsequent to the date of the issue of the Crown Grants  and ior the expenses of adverting this no.ice. -.  If the taxes and expenses of advertising, as set out in said list, are not paid to me on or before the  day of sale, the claims may be sold 10 the highest bidder, nnd a conveyance executed to the purchaser  of all right and interest in s������id claims legally.alienated by the Cro.vn. by the Crown Grants thereof.  In lhe event ������f there being no purchaser, or if ihe price offered shall not be sufficient to pay the  taxes and expenses of advertising, the land shall absolutely revert to the Province and the Crown Grants  thereof shall be deemed void.  LIST ABOVE MENTIONED  NAME OF PBB30N.  Gold Fields of B C  WMmiid, Seohler * Bloomield  Ou B.uk, Biner A MoKluiion  C'h&ime Miuing Oo  Frederick Am Mining Co  McOallum D  rfoor������', J H .-i.^������if  F*ir&eld Jfaplorstion Syndicate  Douglas Piue MiuingjCo  " " '"���������' /.-'''.'  ������������������        ��������������� ''-*:'a' ���������  N:u������h, Martin  Wtialen, Wm  De Hook, Bauer 4 MoKinnoo  Coalnon O, Fiiher C li, floare J H  B������u������r,;VV A  DD8JRIPTJON OF OLATM.  Lot  ii  ii  ii  i������  ,i  ii  Fairfield Exploration Syndicate  i, ii . ti  M  M  II  II  (I  II  II  It  tl  II  II  Wal Ik, Malcolm B  Radley and Shaw  Radley, VV V  U ,di������ \ aud iShaw  ,'Kaill!=yr"W"\''"'  R.%dl������y and Shaw  F������rguBon, Robt Cfoaa  MaKmr.oa, Jno MuL  D-.; Ruolr, Oi-o VV ,     ,���������,  (Jul>en, James  Mithnr������, Adam nud John  ldadserx, Adntn&.lokn& MamonL  Mnvhci"., Julln   A. AOaiiu,   and  MoI/uiifbUi', Wm henty  Mftthoffj,   J'tin   &   \iUrn,   au'J  L-iii*^hiiii,  Wm Henty  Mo  L-tiigiiUM, Wm ftt'iiry  f  <i  ii  ii  <���������  ii  ii  it  ii.  ���������i  <i  ���������i  ti  ii  Bobby Bums,  Hetly Oreeo  Duiel Webator  Poodle Pog  Julie  Whltie Ptne,  Bine Bella,  Gold Bug,  Dasbwood,  Shoofly,  Goloonda,  Dorotha Mortoo,  Eva,  Doutfla. Pla������,  Gold HkcihauKe,  Cooe Fraction,  Ohampioo,  Oorocnonwaalsb,  Jeouie B,  Empresa,  Enid,  Stella,  Blucher, ������������������  Wellington, ������������  Waterloo Fraetion "  Contact Fraetioa "  Banker, '���������  Comox Fraction, "  Percy, . 4������  Dorothy Miitoa fr'o'u,  Chirnuang, "  D<iugla������, '*  Maggie M-iy, "  ��������� BUok Prinw. ���������������  Harbour "  llu'biiiir FraoMon, "  Volunteer, "  "PfoT-Pciiofii  Adttin,  S������10K't,  Molly Otbaon,  lat,  A"iiie LiUrtO,  R'Vui'Bidft,  Tlteodonia,  Silver Kiu^,  lif.oe J <���������(*���������. bt,  t'opije." (TJii'rf,  Copy?.- Khi_,  N-Hii4.iah,  KlatJuetiM  Minuet,  L ������t(a,  Vuloim,  901,  202,  *J3,  904a  281,  294,  2M,  9i0,  ������18,  Uft,  'AU,  208,  2l*i  271,  2T2,  "iiii  i>  i<  ���������t  ii  ii  ii  i.  ��������� i  i.  .,  ii  ii  278,  VT7,  278,  279,  280,  281,  288,  289,  290,  SEG,  281,  207,  m,  3!X),  319,  3z(),  322,  318,  333  354,  S55,-  "������!������r  5.17,  3iS,  35t������,  S8i,  380,  387,  1831';  1SC2,  I sun,  1HH,  18.3*.  127,  128,  129,  110,  132,  ValdM I*Uud  it ii  ������������������ ii  Chmone ManO  PWliijn A������n  Ttiatlon ialond  Frsdetiuk Arm  ii ii  i< it  Bit^o Batid  Phillip Arm  ���������������       ii  TfamrioK lalaud  * i< ii  it- ii  Fanny Bay  . t<  Phillips Arm  Frederick Arm  it it  Phillip. Arm  ���������i       ii  ii       a  ii       .i  Monaieu Bay  V   j i _j   ii  Ehillip.1 Arm  ' ii       i.  a       i  Muks-L-iun Inlet  i< ii  ii ti  ii ii  i' n  Rupert  it  Unpaid  Tmts*  11 00  9 00  7 25  ia oi)  48 70  82 2T>  15 00  10 25  U 28  8 00  2������ 00  12 10  10 50  40 00  18 75  25  75  ���������id  63 75  11 25  58 76  32 50  ������2 50  61 25  47 50  1 25  10 25  5 00  12 50  G <W  13 00  12 25  12 50  21 50 '  6,75  2 60  J9-2JL-  .13 00 .  12 75  12 00  12 50*  34 50  m 00  34 oO  44 00  45 00  40.00  4Ji 00  11 50  12 50  8 2a  10 50  9 75  9 00  2 oo  2 oo  2 ou  9 ou  2 oo  2 eo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo   2,oo_  2 oo  .2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 no  ^TOTAL  11 00  11 CO  9 es  15 00  CO 75  84 04  15 00  11 tt  io oo  28 00  14 SO  12 90  42 OO  ���������0 75  9ft  7ft  21  ���������ft 7ft  118ft  fc> 78  14 00  84 00  6% 9  49 W  I Sft  12 Sft  7 00  14 00  8 00  15 00  14 20  li 50  S3 00  7 7t  4 60  ���������U-_������4���������  16 00  14 7ft  14 00  14 BO  86 00  *fi 00  30 00  46 00  4/ UO  42 00  48 00  13 90  14 50  10 ������  12 60  II 7ft  11 00  Dated at Cumberland 7th Octobw, 1004.  JOB'W BAIRD, Aetseaaor,  Oowox AsMMmont Dletriot,  Oiimborlsnd ?o������t Office.  ooooo ooooooooooouor  o  0  o  c  o  o  o  0  c  Livery8  ^  A2TID  o  o  c  o  o  o  c  iHiDfcpEte DEERSKINS  ���������   -n * /,'.  ' / A> ������������������:���������'. x'.ka r> n d r ir^u Vc ���������* h  VliiS*. .���������������������������'���������. .'..'-.     ��������� *.  'SiJi'"  V*������.,������������������'���������;. . ,.  ������      ���������<, .  ��������� v/v,.v ������������������������������������  * ���������, )  '  '"^.j'.'V'iV  -^NE3QTii  &#?i:  Teaming  0 I am prepared   to ^  ������ furnish Myl'wh Kigs ������  5 and doTe'kming at C  9 reasonable rates. 2  ^D.KILPATKiGK     g  ������ CUMliK-RLAND 0  ? O OOCOOOOOOQOOOOUp  i>������mmmtmm  ������aM*p  ttWi  vae  B  JNION BREWING Co,  NANAIMO,   B.O.  pxWUQWV        OIBIONt,  : *~zV  . .WVWOHTi ***>  T}i- v:irly it-Mini nf tho Bock Uht ������%hxho\\ iu   of n.U'������u*t lo x\w  hrow**r mv w*������l> ������t������ ino pt������m-<v 't*������l lh������  UNION BOCK BEER FOR 1904  Aaftme mtuiltw a .Meb uR emMMm  [Hia������{f aaeettaln,t tea,whotber, an l������������������nfi  tro_utlr. pamlama, Conuun'Mtltmf Mr  n abwhi,   wn nave a wwniMvwi *^  fiUf������ iiii^%*u 4_uuu������W.  -, _w Jot/ in tta  8QIENTIFI0 AMERICAN,  s&fA  \\ t\\ \ptt    >n,*w 'XoX ipiuwil i-vrc 1,44 b'trn 'i'i !>��������� n di  Hauntn.nt ���������" vi die at*pm������r  \.-\\a.   Tl\a I2\rl**n B^ ������i4������ O.t 'n Hntk baa '���������  ts broenwA fr������r ���������* imntW o) wmtb*  a d *X*mtl i.i **\t*ii name*. m������t������> **.<,!' iv Ixn r<'.������h������Mi thi' i#n|������ < .$0, ami *��������� ' ow  OS bRAVt.in' AT AltU UOt W,v  .-_tj.^.._ .*.���������  |tw������rat������4.  'Wl������������lj#l  .tf. mnil1fK������������nM3nM  fi"t������n"   1  f,r*  Ymi ran 7^. ?i* IWfft, OrPT^Mt,  Pi' r������f������t, th.. f rt������ckboecom prictn  nt ih������������0<ifn������r Stow. ���������JLZ.  wsJ,'.lV**'*,-,;"5S*k4TrJ*_'' ~.  *'   .1 VMi-nwrniiiMiawirn  ' *$J  Water and the  Human Body.  Comparatively few peoplo know  what a large "amount of water the  human body consists of. A man  weighing 200 .pounds is made up of  120 rioi..nds of water ' end 80 pounds  of solids. Tho latter includes bone,  muscle, etc. Even tho fat of the  body contains 15 per cent, of water,  the liver is made up of 09 per cent.  and the biuod of S'J. The skin.contains 72 per cent., the Drain .75 and  tho muscle 7-V  It may be naturally supposed that  a (tuid -so universally distributed  throughout the body must constitute  a very important article of its existence. Experiments have shown  that on water alone life may be sustained as long as fifty-fiv������ days,  whereas if dry food only were Riven  death would ensue in a quai;te> of  that time, anil this in a most aco-  nizinft way. The terrible agony that  shipwrecked mnr.'ivrs. sometimes suffer in thir, way will induce their! to  drink s<>n water, and this adr's a  hundredfold to the uncontrollable  thirst that induces delirium and  death.    ,  ���������Women Mali* I'oor Detectives.  The nn.nager of a detective agency  w'r.j had \\unkd women not to reply to his advertisement' said tho  ol! or d.iy:  ��������� uiii.*������de of special lines in depart-  nii'i.i --Lore woric women do not mako  koxl detectives. rlhey look at facts  us ti.ey want them to be, not as  they ne, and work on tiio.se 1 nes.  'lhi-y j.iinp at CLncliisions quickly aud  cling- to them beyond all reason.,  'Ihey work for spectacular effect and  not for landing the goods.  "A woman detective is sometimes  successful in entrapping a man, but  there njiist always be an element ol  personal passion or revenge in it. 11  this is thu case you are not sure of  her.  ���������'With their own sex women sleuths  are not good at all. Clever women  criminals can always play on their  credulity and vanity. Women detectives in fiction, except in the field of  high diplomatic circles, are untrue to  those we find in real" life.''���������New  York Tress.  ODD BURIAL CUSTOMS.  Rebuked the Duke.  When commanding the warship Galatea some years ago the .Duko of  luiinburgh called in plain clothes on  _an_admiral. __whp_i:cb_ukecL h im _with  the stiff greeting, "I should hava  been very happy to receive your  ]?oyal Highness on any. other occasion, but unhappily at this moment  I am expecting a visit from thc captain of tho Galatea." The Duko went  back to his ship and put on.his uni-  Joj'jii  ���������>-,  She Liked Bargain*.  Clarissa (pettishly)���������Why on earth do  you keep asking mo to marry you'?  Haven't I refused you ouce? Rupert  (with tin attempt nt jocularity)���������Yo-,i  have, but I wanted to give you nnothcr  chanco .boforo.. offering this ��������� bargain  elsewhere. Clarissa (on tba'.uievt)���������.\  bargain, did you say? liuport, dear, I'M  c. c. incH.-viins & fo.    \  .Dear Kirs.���������I hnvo' grent. faith "in  IMIN.MID'B I/IXIMUNT, as last'iyear  J cured a, hor.se of llin^-bone with  livo bottles,  It. blii-iii'i'i'd Uio hniw>, but in n  month there was no ring-bone and  no lameness,  DANTEL MUIUMUSON.  Four Fully, N, IJ.  Why are thei'y only 40 weeks next  yoar?���������Hecnusu llie other six ui'o  lent.  The trolley nuultii, lur b*ii!..-.l four  ways ai once for a spotli'i'. collected  four 1'ni'i'H nud rime; np iwo, euve n  pi Huffed nickel In chnnui- io nn old  lady ns lio I'l'iiiiirkfil In liiiuseli' "Tlie  is (���������iii't'cnt'y."  WAGE REDUCTIONS  Some   Strange   Observance*   Among  Australian Tribes.  There are some queer customs ob- j  served by the native Australians, their '  modes of disposing of the dead beim; ]  noticeable and varied.   When a mother !  loses a favorite child she carries ' the !  dead body about with lier in a box or  casing   of   bark   until  decomposition  forces ber to dispose of it either by  burial or fire.  In the case of some prominent person  of the tn'ue dying his nuarest relatives  cut off lt!s'Wan<lK and keep them aa  sacred rt,;!iieml;rani-e,������. onIj- parting with  them after the odor from the dead  members has becomo unendurable.  Then they are thrown Into a stream,  hidden in a hollow tree or burned.  Women are held in such contempt  among the Australian tribes that often  they receive no burial nt all. and it is  a rare thing to see oue mourned for by  family and friends. But at the funeral  of a man or boy the lamentations are  loud and long, the femalemourners being the most -demonstrative:  With some of the tribes the practice  of throwing the bodies of the dead over  the branches of trees and leaving them  for nature to dispose of is observed.  Why need a 'traveller never starve  in a desert?���������Because of'the sand  which  is sandwiches  tliere.  A deadly poison injected into a vein  kills in about 15 seconds; injected  under the skin in four minutes.  TRIED ALL ELSE  TO WBENEFIT  Then Dodd's Kidney Pills Cur-  ed His Diabetes.  Startling Case of Thos. Harrison, of  St. Mary's Ferry-He Tells the  Story Himself.  St. Maryls Ferry, York County, N.  B., Oct. 17.���������(Special).���������That Dodd's  Kidney Pills will curo Diabetes, one  of the most deadly forms of Kidney  Disease, has been satisfactorily proved by Mr. Thos. Harrison, of this  place:���������Speakinrg'of~his'cure~Mr~Har~  rison says:  . "I began to suffer with severe pains  above the region of* the kidneys.  When I lay down it was torture to  got up again. My appotite failed and  I lost flesh rapidly.  "I doctored with several physicians  but it was all no use. Shortly after  this I began to urinate blood and  then I knew I was in the grip of that  dread monster, Diabetes.  ''At.'this time a friend prevailed on  me to try a box of Dodd's Kidney  Pills and they did mo so much good  I continued the treatment till I.had  used three boxes. They cured mo  completely."  The.    human    heart   weighs     1<H  ounces.  | Name tho most unsooiablo thing in  the vrorld.���������Milestones; for ypu never see two of them'together.  Whicli travels faster-heat or cold?  ���������Mont, bocauso you elm easily catch  cold,         "    -  What is the moR, ukwnrd time  for a train to stai't?-Kt2,50, ns its  (iu to one if you catch it.  ������������������������������������������ii ���������mm i ��������� mmmmmmmmmmmmmmw  The heart with oach contraction  elects six ounces of blood from each  ventrlclo,  The wage reductions and the reductions in earnings of working men  through closed , industries and decreased output during the past 12  months have been pretty, general  throughout the United States. Not  only in. manufacturing but in railroading wasi there a cuttinc down of  expenses,' and of the larger transportation companies V materially reduced their mechanical and operating  staffs. By the closing down of such  companies as the Pullman Company  thousands are thrown out of employment. The wave of great prosperity  has evident'" passed away, and while  Canada has not yet been materially'  affected, the existing conditions in  the United States e-ives warning to  us that retrenchnvr-nt may of necessity be enforced here. Amongst the  lists of United Slates enterprises  which have found it compulsory to  reduce wages of employees arc the  following' ;  Reduction.  Firm or corporation��������� l'er cent.  National    Wire   i_o1..,������iiiy,   New  liaveli,   Cl.;   all  Ux.nnuj&S���������- - -     '      11  LaDeue    iron    \voiu.a,   oiuoous-  vnie, O.; ail employees - - - - 30  American   Im    Hale    Co.,   Kl-  wooa, lnu.; laborers ----- to  lie_iuoue,l.xou, auu ottei Co.. jc.  ot., JLoiiik; laborers ------ 10  Miudletowu     .flant,       National  lube Co.;. ail employees - - -  Amer.  Saeet  a 'llu.  i'laieCo.,  Chester,   W.V.;   all   employees 18  Amer.  Sheet  &  Tin  I'Uue  Co.,  .Martin's   Ferry,    O.;    ail employees ------ -,<- i - - - 18  Amer.    Car    ���������.&    Foundry    Co.,  Huntington,  W.  V.;'..5,000 men 10  Youugstown Sheet & Tube Co.,  all employees -:���������'��������� -"'���������-;-"- - - - 10  National    Tuue    Co.',    Chester,  Pa.; all employes  - 10 to 23  Amer.  Car & Foundry Co., St.  Louis, Mo.; all employees.,- - 10  Mclviniey     Furnace,   Newcastle^  lJa.;  common;-Jlabor ------ 12j  Mankato, ^tlills,  Minn.;    all   employees '-' -" ---------- - 10  Hargraves   Woolen   Mills,   North  Shapleigh, Me.;    all employees 10  American   Car   Co..    Maywood, '  ill.;   1,400 employees ' 10  New   Haven   Iron   &  Steel   Co.'  4I.IU employees -------.--,.       10  i  Midvale Steel, Co;.  Philadelphia.  Pa.. 2,0UU..employees ..... . . . 5 to   8  Seaboard    Steel    Casciuer"'��������� Co.,  '   Chester, Pa.;  all employees -.i.'i 10  Cambria Steel  Co..  Johnstown.  ���������   Pa.:   10,ouo  employees - - - - 10  Standard   Steel   Co.,    Bernham,  I'u.; all empiojres ------- 10  American    Steel    lasting     Co.,  Chester, Pa - - 10  J.   <������  P.   Coates     Thread     Co..  Pawtucket, li.l.:   all employees 3 0  All   I'nion  Sheet  and Tin   Plate  _ Mills,  Pittsburg;  all employees __  "Arl 1 iJk t ori"~" Til ill IT CawreiTce";     " "  iUa������������.;  2,0Uu i-iiiployees - - - - 5 to 10  McKinley   Lodge, A..-.S. ic T. P.  lo.. i.-mwoou, oui.;   auu   -  -  - 20  New "Castle   Lodges,   A.JA.S.   &.  T. P.   uo.,   i-a.;   ail   euipluyct-s 20  Pittsburg   Works,   1.   cc   S.   P.  Co.. isew jveiiMiittioa, l'a.; all  emplujees --.---------���������'       20  American    Can     Co.'s    Plants,  cmcu^-j,   in.;  D.ouU employe*.-* 10  Lake ore  Handlers,   Souin  uni-  uuno,   ill.;  ail  employees - - - 74  Fore  ilher  Ship   X aid    Kngine  10.; o.uOii em|iio>e*.-s --���������-- - cut wages  Burns'    urgatiiMitioii    of   Class  "   Workers,  PHtxburg:.  all members -------, - -.������������������        25  All  Plants American Sheet, and  'tin  Plate Co.;  ail  members -   ,       18  Aetna    iron    ���������Ji     Tube    Works,  Pittsburg, Pa.; pudulers ��������� - - 10  Siik M'eavors, Brooklyn,   N. Y.,  800 xnnployeos"'- -������-:---- 20  Zelgler.   Coal    Miners,   Illinois;  all employees -,--'-  18  Fall Itiper Cotton Mills, Mass.;  2nd     reduction;    31,000   employees   12i  Fiskdalo  Mills;    fli.it.i   oinployees 12J  Corr    -.Mills,      F.itst''Taunto.ii, "���������*  iiliiss.;   i^ll  emplovees - - - - - 12i  LT, S, Cotion Co , Central Falls,  Mass,; 550 employees - - - - - 12i  All  miners. Central  Penn. IMst. (I  Berwind-Whito  Coal Mining Co.,  till employees - 5J to   fl  All sheet nnd  tin   nlnto   widen  from   Julv'.l.  190-1,  nccoptod  by niPii - - - - -������������������ ��������� 18  Sutu'ock   OS   H.I  Cotton Mills;  1,01111 employees ��������� -���������- -.������ - - ���������    .'   12J  ���������    ml-pii uii _^mmmm  METHOD IN THE HOME,  ts  IM ever   IVII nd " what kind of tea you are in the habit of  using,  give " SAI^ADA" Ceylon Tea one single trial and we will  trust your judgement for all future purchases.  CIJYLON TEA has the largest sale in the world.   Sealed lead packets  only.   Black, Mixed or Natural GREEN.   By all Grocers.  Cholera nnd all swimier coinplnlnts nre  no ipilik in thoir action that the cold  huml of deiith is upon the victims before  lh"y iii*i> nwni'o thnt dniiiier Is nenr. If  (iU.ul<e,l do not delay in getting thc  ni'iipi'i* iiicdk'lno. Try n ,'loso of Dr. <1,  ii. Ki'llngg'H UystMitfry I'oi'iliul, nml y-un  will net liiiineillaU' relief, It nets with  woii'l'i'i'til rapidity and never fulls lo nf-  iVct  n run'.  A TUOlMHTFUli IMUEST  Tulnls 0;ti <o Miilliorfitho Way to Ko< p  Iliilr Chllpron Woll nml !lii|)5>,v.  Iluv.   ,J, J,,   Fi'itnt'ooui', r.issuliiiuti,  CJllt.j   lis  ll,   killll-ll'MI'ti'll     priest      who  Iiiih (loiin niiifli to nlli'vinte KiillVrlnjj  liluuiirt' tlu' lit lie- ������>m:i' in ',!���������.��������� hoiiii'S  of his piit'iKhloiii'i'fi, Writ iuic iiutliT a  jrtu'i'iil ilali' he snys : "i nnthi say  that lh', WilllniiiN' Unity's (Uvn Tiih-  li'tH ni'i' ilcsi'i'vinti' (if thi' Ii1l;Ii praise  Ihey hnvn luul ns a cure for thn nll-  itiflitM nf childi't'ii. I'or Uio pnht  olirht inonlliN I htivc lieet* l,,i foilue-  ing thein In tunny iJiiiiilie,-;. anil nlwnys,   IIW  llllll.lH'l,S   lell   llie,   Willi  pet-  lccl ivuMUltfl. 'i'lieir action in nlwayK  ���������I'flfK'tlvo, without nny Mrkly r������Mftion,  nnrl thoy nro eNpcelnlly vnlutii.lo    in  ItUnj'lTIK  pIllllH ill   tile   Jlt'litl,     I'l'Vel'   ill  VIAUliX^i      ,11*."   liUU.JitV.V.i .Itv ������.|*ll.VUt*,,.,.*>,  KpiiNiiiH, crumps in the stotmiclt.jmd  IiowcIh, colic nnil otlior tniuliliw.  'riicir icifiiltitiiiK iiciinn ,tIvis hIihomi,  iiiwlniil, relief nnd given Kjiwdy euro.  This is thfl romfortintf fxperience  that hiiH como to my knowlcrian out  nt'   lie II    .illlle lulls   U*-e,     I   mil   ullll)   tu  glvo you my slnciw trntiiiiony.   nnd  I   V, ill   itviitiuiil'hil   Un*   'i,il,l,ln   It,    nil  mothers uml nuiw* of nick children  ������b T hnvo done lier-ftofor","  Thotto Tnlilots ������r������������ unit! hv nil in������>f||-  ���������fiino oVjiWh. or inotl������*r������ rnn obtain  thwrt hy mnil nt 2.% ner.t<* 0 box bv  writing to (he Dr. WHlinm������' MotVoUto  Co., Dt'ockviilc, Out.  Why U n flopi������ptlvo wt'iinnn llko c  KoniiiHtress','���������lU'fiiiiSL) sliu Ik not what  who Rooms.  Miuird's Lialmcnt Corel Daodrvff.  ConiiiilfiHloni'i' Ikioth.lH nkt. the pnly  Snlviition Army loader who Iiiih received InstructioiiH to pv^poro hotwlf  for ann1 hor field of Inhor. Thoro Ib  to lio 11 'ronornl chimin nniomrat, tho  loi'i'ltorinl eoiiininndoi'fl, Of tho ntli-  ci'S wlio uro liid'dliiR fnivwoll nro  Ctiininnndor Hooth-Tiicker of llv l'!*ni-  tcil States, ''011111)188101101* llowni-d,  foroityri socrolnry nt, London, t'om-  inissioiu'i' Coomhos iiflii'i'ut Ilrllnlu  ('omiiilsHioiior' Itooth-lli'lhoi'ir, of (ior-  iimii.v, iiiiu 1. ������������mii'i������������iuii������'i imio.v 01  :',f)l)i Als-ie.', t'i>> ��������� <���������' '!.. ��������� '.CV. iv  place IMIhh Booth In ('ni)adn.  What is it we all say \yo will do,  recommend others to do, and yot no  ono has over done it?���������Stop a minute.  - ��������� *  TirrOY AHE A rOWEIUnJL XKK-  V1XJ2.���������Dyspepsia causes dernnseinent of  the nervous system, and nervous debility  once, engendered'/is diflicult to deal with.  There are many testimonials ns. to llie  eiHcacy of l'nrineleo's Yecetable Pills in  treating this disorder, showing that they  never fail to produce good results. By  gicing proper tone to the digestive or-  gaus.i ihey restore equilibrium! to the  nerve centres  Pr. I.en Yog1'!, a lawyer-; and s-oc-  rerary of tho Swis������, location ut Berlin, has been appointed minister to  the United  States. '-.     .   ���������  T'p to llini.���������Ho: "L'd kiss you if I  thought no on" would soe me," She;  "Then I'll shut my eyeS."  Minard's Liniment for sale eYerym'here.  The amount of blood in the body is  1-115 the weight of the body, five or  six quarts,  or ten* to twelve pounds.  How would you express in one  word having met your "medical adviser"?���������Met-a-physician.  " E3e'gulai* PractitEonQr���������No Sg������  SUS-t.1' -Mrs.. .Annie-, C. Chestnut, of  Whitby, was for months a rheumatic victim, but,, South American .Rheumatic  Cure changed the song from "despair"  li-> '.'Joy" She says: "I sutlered untold  misery from rheumatism���������doc-tors' medicine did me no good���������two bottles ol  South American Rheumatic Curo cured  mc���������relief two hours after the first  dose."���������50  Why is a woman in error like a  young lady taken prisoner.���������Becnuso  she is mistaken.  Wash greasy dit-hes, pots or pans with  Lever's Dry Soap (u powder). Jt will remove the greiuse with the greatest ease.   Bli  What isvtho day on which all men  work'?���������To-morrow.  Why   are some women like facts?���������  Because they are stubborn things.  Better-    w?l.tout   a   Stomach  than with one that's got a constant  "hurt" to ,.it,.. Dry Von Stan's Pineapple  Tablots stimulate the digestive organs.  Let one enjoy the good "things of life  and leave no bud effects���������carry theta  with you in your vest pocket���������GO in &  box,   85; cents.���������I.S  What town   is like the   sound of a  single, woman's  voice?���������JMukl's-tone.  ���������'.Why are women- indispensable in  mining-?���������Because tlu re must be a  chamber made at tlie end of each  gallery. j  *  Th"  ovf-ni/v  hi'is-'hi   01   a   well-builj.  ���������rnan_is_5_fe_e_t_9_inches__.   The average height of a well-built  woman is 5 feet 4: inches.  A CL'UK VOU RHEUMATISM���������The intrusion of uric acid into the blood vessels is a fruitful cause of rheumatic  puins. Thin irregularity is owing to a  deranged and unhealthy condition of the  liver. Anyone subject to this painful  affection will And a remedy in Parmelee's'Vegetable Pills. Their action upon  the kidneys is pronounced nnd most beneficial, and by restoring healthy action,  they correct impurities' in the blood.  Why was tho first day of Adam's  lifo the longest?���������Because it had 110  Eve.  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.  Why is there no such thing ns an  entire day?���������Boca uso every day begins by breaking, *  EX'GLigK Si'AVLN LINDIEXT  Removes all hard, soft or. calloused  lumps and blemishes from horses, blood  spavin, curbs, splints, ringbone, s-veeuey,  stifles, sprains; cures sore and swollen  throat., coughs, etc. Save S50 by the  use of one bottle. Warranted the most  wonderful Bleinish Cure ever known.  Why is a young lady looking at a  finger-post like a letter'with a wrong  address?���������Because" she is miss-directed!  A    GENERAL    FAVORITE���������In   every  place  where introduced  Dr. Thomas'  Kc-  eLTi-"K~orrTias iiot faTied To establish a  reputation, showing that the sterling  qualities which it possesses are valued  everywhere when they become known, lt  is in general use in Canada, the West Indies and Australia ns a household medicine, and the demand for it each year  shows that it is a favorito wherever  used.  Tlio    avorngo    weight of a man is  "iBO pounds.  The n vera go weight of n woman is  110 pounds,        ������������������   ,  The   President   a   Slave to  Catarrh.-D.-T. Sample, president of  Sample's Instalment Company, Washington, Pa., writos: "For yoars I was  alllicted with Chronic Catarrh, Homedlss  and treatment by specialists only gave  me temporary., relief until I was induced  to uso Ur. Agnew's Catarrhal Powdor.- lt  gave almost instant roliof. 50 conts,���������49  ,A man dies when ho has lost .one-  flfth of his blood.  *9!"  Worry wont euro n cough, When  you find a cough boldtas on���������  when everything elie hai wiled���������  try  ShiloK**    ,  Consumption  Cure Rtf*  It Ii guaranteed to cure, !( It  doetn't, we'll refuod your money.  PHettt S.C.WituiCe. fM  2Sc.S0e.|l.  URoy.N.V������TiM-Mta,CM.  It Will Grcntly Help to Be Systematic In All Your Work,  feln nil yom- work bo systematic. Have  a tim������ ������ncV n plnco for evorythlng,  Adopt tlio best mothortu. Teach tlio  children oorly to help by tho rogular  porfoi-ijiiiiito of daily tuska. Ituquire  ordor tuul nentnosH, bofflnuliig with tho  "woo toiUllcr."  Cook Hlmplo foods-fow kinds nt i\  tlmo, but'nlwnys tloilelously propnrod  nnd dniiitlly i^rvod. Uso HUbsttintliil  foods nnd frttlt, avoiding pnstricH nud  hlglily uonsonod dlalios. Vary tlio bill  of fnro. InnlBt upon tho boat homo-  rondo brood,* tho moro good brown or  outinotU brontl tlio bettor.  Mako clothing rtinply, using good  dark, fiu'closa mnterlnl for outor garments. Hnvo nil tlio convonloncos  nbout the houso you can nfford, but  novor llvo beyond your means, Have  nono but durnblo nml uuoful furnish-  lng������. DlHcan! nil trnpplngs nnd draperies tlmt uro simply for ornnmont.  Uso plenty of wntwr Intonnilly nnd  extornnny. Good food, pura wivter,  trwn 11*r una i������mn������uiii������ ������<*������������������ im-v-i-v*  lii,iu %lo*.lov* liJiJ^ uud awci'lor to uuy  patent mediclno.  For suceesa study your honackoeplng  as you would uny other business, Make  of yourself n'rny of sunsblno under nil  cireimiatniiees, iu������t������iuutir������������K xhui a  happy homo is tho only paradise of  earth,���������Exchange,  Proud Dnta<*-I do not boo how you  could think of marrying into such n  tvmmooplnoo f-irnlly nn thnV, lio-  mnntlc Uaughtor-Oli, I'm not goin������  to marry Into iih family. Ilc'a go'.u^  to mni-iy into our family.  If it is a Question of Warmth use  1      E. B.EDDY'S  BUILDING PAPER  It Retains Heat and Keeps out Cold.   1 *    *  Writ������ for  Samples and Prlcos.  TEES & PERSSE, Limited., Agents, Winnipeg.  Sunlight Soap h a well made Soap  Tho makinjj of soap is no longer a chance mixture of miscellaneous fats.   Export chemists carefully watch and test every step in the.  making of  Sunlight Soap  Tho fats and oils must bo porfectly pure and at every stage ofthe  process tho soap must como up to Sunlight standard, That is why it  cleanses your clothes perfectly, makes your blankets soft and fluffy,  docs not destroy your most dainty linens or injure your hands,  Sunlight Soap washes equally we'.l in hard or soft water, Your  dealer U authorized to return thc purchaic money if you are not  satisfied.  LZVttx BROTHERS! LIMITED. TORONTO  Alimony,  Johnny���������Pn, whnt I* nllmonyt  P���������������  Alimony la the pension paid to the beet  Gchter. Exchange.  *m  T>wtin������n-iMM.������ltfisr*Wrwrtt������Klrwa������tVtt������rwWw Oiett  tttetiifiilcMwey J l  - r n ~ .  .~ n** y  nJP  *  9  ���������   tf       ta * *   ���������* ^|  ;��������� Czzpid Akind- ���������  ������ 7}ornini  *  w  w  ���������  0  By RICHARD  BARKER  SHELTON  Copyright. MM. bu T. C. McClure  (������������������������������������������������������������  tV;  r  *vwaw9*>Q*ww  Clifford- WbVtbitigtou Todd was lone-  * soine. Indeed as he sat disconsolately  ou the veranda rail swinging his short  legs ht? could uot remember a time in  the whole course of his eleven,years'  i-i peri ence iu this vale of tears when he  hud been so utterly alone.  Three days before  his father and  mother had started for Ohio to attend  ihe \feddlng of  Dr.  Todd's favorite  ,    uiece, and Clifford Worthiugton. given  Iiis own choice of accompanying them  or remaining at home with Aunt Elinor, had chosen the latter course.  ,' As a general thing, to st������y at home  ]   ; .. with  Aunt  Elinor iu  charge  of  tlie  "���������household wns about as n&ir paradise  as oue could hope to get.  Aunt Elinor  was young and pretty aud full of l'uu  and. ��������� moreover,  understood yon.   She  wasn't forever saying, "Clifford, it. is  ,-yme for your nap," or "Clifl'oid. what  H"������-*"n diHy little boy! Go and cleanse yourself at once."   She would go to'Walk  with' you in the pine woods, aud'..sbi������  :     #  didn't  mind  how  ninny "pine needles  'i yoii thr.ew over her.  She would ggotit  ������������������     * in the 'bay with you in the naphtha  '....-,,. Jan'neb. and, she could run .the engine  as, well. u-S Tarpey.   Slio would'* read  ��������� most delightful stories 'to* you from a  hook with,red and jgplij binding, and  she "kuow-just when you were hungry  i        nnd smuggled you a plate of tarts from  the   cook.   , In   Cliil'ord   Worthington  ;, ,,  Todd.'s eleven-year-old mind Aunt Elinor heid first place, yet as he sat on tlie  Veranda rail he save utterance to his  most lurid oath, a prolonged and dole-  fuV'Oh.gee!"-  Yfesterduy afternoon a schooner yacht  '    '- *���������' with*-glistening  black   hull  and  trim  "white'sails had come into the bay and  ��������� droppcd\-inchor opposite the Todd cottage. Avgi'������'ha<l put out from her. and  '*���������"-.-ft.  J,.0,-.V  f:  :������������������<*  y  <������������������<  . -���������'>?:'���������  'ivn.  '"���������\'  F'-  i  n;.jalj[ .gentleman had disembarked at  tfitf-ltttfe liftVVliIc'h ran out from th'"  Todds'-b'}(,ck lawn. This gentleman had  seenrcd'.-tS Un'tfw Aunt:. Elinor'very .well.  ,?������he~ hjld. Introduced   him   to  Clifford  ���������v-Worthiiigton:uS Mr. Caverly.  ^jfeJieOiirce^  '    '   ahd,,Mr.,Caverly hull-taken grent inter-  '���������',������, est in Clifford-Wofthington's conversa-  , -<*~Vti<).n,t When1 .Mr.  Caverly ^discovered  -'���������r'flai.,/-Crttt&fd^\YorthInj:ton   was *pos-  .,..-���������   ..-,; .-se^^f.some guinea pigs and tbat the  "!'.,J: saW'*.pjga were roaming about some-  ,v:WHC'***'n^rerp'eVtii{ps even ns far away as  ....   tii������ -woods- at, the end of the road. Mr.  K'"',.���������CaVerJy'^ evinced a sudden interest in  *,* ./''f^iriSa.^pt^B.' He gave him 50 cents to  catchy them and bring them to. the .ve-  ���������u-'t; c   ..rpnda for Inspection,., ���������  "'   .. -.'. rlCJlff.gj'.d.,ba<j liad rf''wlld cbase after  ' V,"'.j'* 'tBeiJt'Biu't finally, after he hud brought  \0 It-Win, ..Jw.TvWfl j-i};.* .��������� ...; *<vVi' 'v. ���������      .    -K- ,7  v.-nvtheifl:?hack, .struggling and squealing  ���������Z;-_ ��������� jhnddjltosel'f%per.splrin'a^4������.e had-bumped  <.''���������;,'"'������������������,into Mr. Ciiverlj-, ��������� \jijo'was' making  ��������� V-'"- - '.aero/SB,- tjbp blityk^rt^U/.to the pier.   At  S-...'.; Hho ^qqjpQcr \ot'the:-house stood Aunt  Elinor, twface whlto nnd what looked  like. fSaltsi- lb her eyes.  ',   As Clifford Worthington reached her  he, heard her call: "Tom!   Oh, Tornl"  But Mr, Caverly strode straight to the  ,','pler.flnd wn.srowed toibeyacht. Aunt  ^UtW^.bad gone, upstairs, and Clifford  Worthington bad spent a stupid afternoon with the Seymour boyB, which  . ended in a fight j  'This, morning had been no better.'  Breakfast was a sorry affair, with Aunt |  ��������� Elinor, sluing opposite, choking with,  ,.e,vcry mouthful of toast and dabbling  ,. her eyes with ber handkerchief.  Aftor  ,''.',     .^breakfast she hnd said: I  J., .,, ���������' t "I'ibink you'll have to do without tne  I *!, $ J t-hl* morning, old chap," |  nor tone had a forced cheerfulness  about it more doleful than groans,r  ��������� --������������������"������������������;.  still'dabbling her cych, sho went up-,  stairs, nnd Clifford hoard her lock the  ooor of hor room.  It wai all very disheartening.  ! For a time ho lat on tbo veranda.  Tben be decided to seek Tarpey,  Tarpey. waa an olffl������to<?n-yoar-old mulatto,  gardener, mnn of oil work and engineer  of tho Munch, Clifford found him prop*  ped up 'in1 the shade of. the boat houso  readlpg soma paper covered literature,  Tarpey rtflb-������������' ho ������aw Clifford, madp  aonio remark about fixing the paimy  bofl������*nd*������trodo loisurelj' nwfiy, Ibnvlng  - * ���������ttr*' book bQhind.  Cllffpnd^jeked it up  tibadd begun .to read.   It wna tilled with  '-%Ec.;;^thj|������%ayonturei of Blnokbcord, tbe pi-  ""'*"   rate, hnd bla trusty lieutenant, Yard-  -fttroJJilJ, It was bully reading, and hy  f '" lo$b time Clifford had read tbo book  nearly through and waa burning for  .t���������%, .^.adventure,  ��������� ',,,<Jmiii������Auiit Eiltmr tutu* down to lunch xxitli  - ',V���������4M^<|l?��������� J?d WW*   *'��������������� ������n'd they'd spend  V   ^'*'aWW&������ri In the wooda, but'Clifford  r r^W?fit"1io������l1flitBbf finish aometblng be  .,,.;.   ;trat doing.'. Aunt Kllnor looked re-  4���������*/..- imtad.,   ��������� -j r> -a,    ...... After lonely-he aought out Tarpey  nnd divulged hia icheme. Tarpey laugh-  edis'odteoutedit, the������ Clifford ehowod  him the half dollar Mr, Caverly had do-  ' tutted tor the chnse of tbe guinea piga,  and Tarpry succumbed.  At S o'clock the launch pat eat from  tbe pier and headed for the yacht  At  , tbt bow of tbe launch atreametf a black  flag with an attempt tt skull and  nones on It. Two fantastic flsmres made  the crew. In tli*������ bow was BlisCkbeard.  terrible ln peaked paper cap and a formidable array of wooden swords, while  Tarpey. alias Yardarm Bill, sat by the  e������)frine. a red sash about his waist.  Tucked into it was an ancient pistol, a  family heirloom, which Clifford Worthington hud borrowed surreptitiously  from the library. i  The yacht had lain becalmed all day,  and Tom Caverly had paced her deck  praying tor, a hurricane to put to sea  in. The launch came alongside the  yacht und the two pirates scrambled  aboard. Mr. Caverly'met tliem gravely.  "Sur-render!" shouted Blackbeard.  "Certainly���������certainly," said Caverly,  witb well simulated terror. "Who are  you?"  "I nm Blackbeard." said Clifford,  "and this," waving to Tarpey. "is my  trusty lieutenant. Yardarm Bill."  "Charmed., I'm sure. Won't you  come aft and discuss the terms of surrender. Mr. Blackboard':" said Caverly  suavely. "Steward, some cake and  tarts and a pitcher of milk."  "Now, what are you going to do  with me?" twill Caverlv when the  steward had brought the tray.  "Pay tribute and leave these waters  at once," said Blackbeard.   "Yesterday  you came to our���������our���������er���������lair and gave1  pain to the heart of a woman."  "I?" said Caverly. amazed.   "How?"  "It's   Aunt   Elinor."   said   Clifford.  "She's been���������been���������bawling  like time  ever since you left."  Caverly sprang to iiis feet.  "See  here."' he  said.   "I'll  go  back  with you as hostage."  "Yardarm Bill." said Blackbeard,  "conduct yon craven captain, to our  craft. I'm much obliged for the tarts."  he added, his mouth full of the last  one.  They found Aunt Elinor in the library. She rose as they came in.  "Tom." she said angrily, "how dared  you"-  "I have it on the authority of the  eminent Blackbeard." he said gravely,  "that you've been���������er���������what was it'.'���������  'bawling'ever since I left. Elinor, dear,  it was ail my fault"���������  "Tom," she said .brokenly. "I called  to you when you left���������and���������and"���������  "Oh. Lord, to think I didn't hear you.  Here." turning to the amazed Clifford  Worthington snd thrusting another  half-dollar into his hand, "I want Aunt  Elinor to see Yardarm Bill. Won't you  see if you can Iind him7"  Later they mit on the veranda in the  Tnoonllgirf;   Cirffofa^"^Tortiringtonr~In"  his  brave array of peaked  cap  and  wooden swords, fast asleep in the hammock.  "Loots like a belligerent young Mars,  doesn't he?" laughed Caverly.  *;Dear little Cupid Anno Domini!"  said Aunt Elinor, stooping to kiss the  sleeping god.  ���������$>���������-���������"���������'  ,,������-������.,���������������~������-������-������-������-*i-���������-������-������������������������#-������-���������������������������..������-������-���������������.���������������;  HELD BY A  HAIR.  By Elliot Walker  x  -u������   Gopi/rioht. 1903. bit T. C. .VeCIure,  (������y*i.***...-*i-*-..'>9*."%~.������9i.9���������*~6-.**--%-*-**%~t  When Happy was usiiered into this  world of li������,it and shadow John Mol-  lett consulted Sextus Sears regarding  a suitable title for the little stranger.  Mr. Sears was the village authority  on Christian names, being addicted to  a superficial study of classic literature. Having afflicted seven of his  own hopefuls with appellations calculated to attract attention' (and they  had), his services were quite frequently  in demand.  So he at once decided upon Hypatia  as eminently attractive to the ear, aid  Mr. Mollett ambled homeward, much  pieased.   Patience, his wife, welcomed1  this relief from responsibility with be-j  coming gratitude.   Eypatia. of course, ]  had as yet no'words'to express a sense  of the honor thrust upon her.   As soon t  as she began.to babble, though, "Happy" was the best she could make of it. I  Thereafter   Happy   Mollett   obtained,!  even Mr. Sf-irs making no objection.  Now sh������> was twenty, round and rosy,  and la'ughed nearly all tho timt?, bar-j  riiig'church services, slumber and fu-j  uerals." j  Very amused blue eyes had Happy,  dimples and a tangle of sunny hair,  one thread of tho hitter being sufficient  to bear the sword whicli literally husg  auspeuded over the head of Dumoeles  Sears, fourth sen of Sestus. ;  Damocles, whose common sobriquet  among jocular youths of his acquaintance may be better imagined than written, had sutTcred for two years in a  bashful state of suspense, longing, yet  not daring, to chance the severance of  cordial friendship by a declaration of  his consuming passion. . j  lie'" knew Happy would laugh. That  could not be home. No: it were best to  wait pine and grow thin. j  Miss Moliett observed this, smiled  broadly and mentally dubbed tbe unfortunate a fool. Possibly a passing  thought of his nickname broadened the  smile. Khe herselr always addressed  this bashful lover as Mr. Sears.   Tills  __*���������  "Mr. Sears," called Happy. "Is that  you?'*  -Thought the folks were going to  bed." mumbled Damocles, coming in  baltitigly. "and of course"���������  "And of course you wor.ldn't dare to  visit with me out here iu the cioon-  I'ght." chuckled Miss Mollett. "Oh,  come on in and sit witb me. I wa3  just thinking about you."  "And laughing. I'll bet." re^rned  h������r lover tremulously. But lie sat  down on the end of the settee, with av  faint sidelong glance of admiration.  "Well, I was a little bit. You're so  funny. Move up here by me, and I'll  tell you."  Mr. Sears, drew a long breath and  hitched along slowly.  "Nearer." said the girl; "right up  here Jn the shade. I dou't want every oiie to see us. Father and mother will be peel-tin' out, listenin'. If  they don't call me in we can sit here  ever so long, and I never get a chance  Ci> talk with you lately. Seems to mo  you have mighty HUte*" to tell mo  about what is going on witb your folks  and whut you hcjfr down at the village nowadays."  Damocles cave n tiny grunt of aoolo-l  gy, his heart beating rapidly as hia  arm touched ber plump one. "Haven't  keen feelin' much like talkin' to nny  one," ho muttered. "I'm sort of cross  this spring ��������� and ��������� and ��������� wore out  Laugh if you want to.   What was it?"  Happy drew close, her lips to hia  ear. "I was only smiling about something," she whispered.  "Well, what?"  "Just wonderin' what you would say  if some day 1 shotfld unexpectedly  call out when you were going by,  'Hollo'��������� Oh, I guess I won't say it���������I  would n't. of course���������your . nickname,  you know."  "1 wish to gracious you would," said  Damocles savagely. "Anything's better than Mr. Sears from you: Happy."  lie sat. stilled hy his temerity, waiting for an outburst of mirth, but none  camo. Cnly a queer silence. Had ho  offended her? "Time I went," ho  groaned. "Always sayin' the wrong  thing."  "My. there's a bat!" cried Happy,  with a squeak of apparent fright.  "Don't lot him get in my hair! Has  he gone?"  Her    curly    head    was    wriggling  against the upper buttons of the vest  of Damocles.   He held it close, for a  second  with a  long quivering gasp,4  theu released ber. '  -  Joy Succeeds Disfair  In  thc  Home of Mr. Jos  Hilton, Thprpl(J,.Ont.  >h  si  # 1 '���������  ��������� *t!t\  * "  '-Vt'  c*  Chickens anil Morality.  "Er--b'm ���������Mister Speaker." began  the moss grown member from Shellback county, rising In bis place in the  legislature, "I ask for the passage of  this yere hen hawk bill of mine in xhe  interests of religion, good morals and  civilization.  "If wo don't have a law payin' n bounty for klllln' 'cm nobody will kill ben  hawks. If nobody kills the hawks tbe  fetch tdked hawks will kill the chickens, If we don't hnve no chickens we  won't have no preachers after a littlo  while, and whur there nJn't no preachers thero ain't no religion, and,whur  thero ain't no religion there aiu't no  morals. Without good morals there  ain't no happy homes, and happy  homes is tbo bully works of the state,  Without '-jui- Mister Speaker, oxty  boasted civilization becomes a fiowliu'"'  wilderness. For tho preservation of  civilization wo've got to bavo happy  homes in our mldnt, and In ordor to  bavo 'em wo've cot to havo good morals, Good morals depend upon religion,  and to havo religion wo must have  preachers, and it 'pears llko preachers  havo Just naturally got to havo chickens. If wo want 'em to havo chickens  we must slay, off tbo hawks, and in  ordor to git tbo hawks slow wo aro  fo'cod to make it to the Interest of  somebody to kill 'em. Ho bounty, no  chickens; no chickens, no preachers; no  preachers, no relltfon; no religion, no  morals; no morals, no homes. Therefore I og'ln ask that this ycro bill of  mlno bo paused."-Puck.  -.Xggi'-he's  gone,"  he said_k^dJ.y__J:1������f,pih<,rofi.  bad  to  scare   you' so.   W:by,  the matter?"  got a hair caught in one of  Iiis Daughter, Florence, v *:s all jjrut  hiid  ink  She is Well and Shong.    |  From the Post, Thorold, Ont.      1  Everybody believes in a di'eajny  sort of way of tlie eiticacy of a fyell  and wisely advertised medicine, urticn  the recorded cases,uf restored heSth  are at a distance; but when a |������iso  comes up, in the home tow n, when$Uu������  patient is known to everyone1, 'anil  wjien the cure' is not; . only posinvc  but .marvellous, the eflicticy 0f3.be  medicine becomes a fact���������a decked  thing. For,many yours the Post pas  advertised Pr. Williams^ Pink Pills  for Pale People; largo quantities'/of  them havo boon sold by tho local  drug stores, and many remarkable  cures have been effected. Ono of tlijbso  attracted the attention of our rep^'t-  er and he investigated. Miss Fitor-  ence HJltqn, the euiMee������ year 3?ld  daughter .01" J,Q.sei*>h ,a.{$, Mrs. Hiltjbn,  living in thb 'wesl"pa"rt of the town,  was taken ill'carly last sununer \$th  dropsy, coupled with heart trouble.  Sho was compelled to-^ivejup |no  duty after anothor. and finally %������-  came unnble^to walk or to *lic*down.  Her suffering- was intense and'medical  skill did all that could be done. Florence, fyowever, prow' "worse" ' si tti ng  in her chair day and ni^ht for livo  long months to get her breath, and  the parents despaired. At last, the  doctor gave her up and said further  visits 'were futile'.' The poor '"flirt's  limbs were pitifully .swollen.and finally burst below the kifcws: '-���������-'She sat  helpless and.weak, gasping.iq^bwitn  and at times could b.remhq. %���������at all  onl������ with the creates^ cfiflVcility? Ona  night the neighbors csWie m'andsity'd  she could not live till'morning. ;. Ijjut  to-day she is alive and well, moving  about among her youijf; 4,companions  a 'rem.irkablo and ''miraculous contrast to what she then. waft...-.The*reporter called, one,.evening at Ahc. I-Jil-  .ton home, b\it ^liss"I;Tqi\nQ0..ivii������3ut  visiting. The fatlun; anc^inojher^ero  in, however, and 'freely told liiiif of  the cure, which thcy.uttr.ibutfe-.entrtre-  ly to Pr. Williams' Pjn.ly~J.2iiis.;- -^l'ho  first box was brought to her by her  grandmother*,' , WYsb'f tp'ged'-their use.  Then, Mrs. Hilton herself.remembered  that she had the previous winter been'  cured' by Pr. WilliiriiisVsBfnk.- Pills of  a slight attack, of dropsy, anclalsp^ re-  ttons. No, Pcan't get It off.  Ow! Can yon undo it? I'm held fast,  Damocles. There, I'll put my head  down���������so���������vou don't mind, do you?  See if lt will come, loose."  The man's fingers fumbled nt tho  golden thread. "It's off," he said  hoarsely. "You can lift your head  now���������but���������but I wish it could stay  there forever." ,  "I wish so too," murmured the girl,  "It's where I wnnt it to rest, dear.".  tha-mauvj���������pures-adver-ti������ed*  in the   Post."'   She"bought.two boxes  ':va oot  A Typovmiilifonl TreatexXy,  "You have some professional humorists working on your linotype machlnea,  haven't you?" nsked tlio poet  "Haven't notlwrt that nny of them  have n falling that way," answered  the editor,  '���������Well, you're a poor observer. Do  >uu mid ioui imo impost    ,  "OviMUwuliy:'  "Did you read my poem, 'To Agatha,'  In yeatprday'e laauef"  "N-no."  "I thought not. In the poem I wrote  a itu������ Vimcx* read, 1 tove you iwiiet  than Hove my life."'  "That waa a neat line." (  "And one of yonr linotype humorists  mado It read. 'I love you better than t  tore my wlfo."'  "Br-"  "Exaetly-wj wife. And tsaj wife,  not beiag acquainted with thc fuiltoRa  was proper and dignified, hut had she  once departed from grace Damocles  would hnvo greeted It us u step la the  direction of deliverance,  Ho bad bad many chances, being  high in the mirthful affections of Happy, who enjoyed bis quiet ways nud  rare bursts of levity, deeming herself  silly with hor well ulgb uncontrollable  merriment, Knowlug naught of this,  the disconsolate lover know only that  ho wanted her, and she seemed far removed. He could afford to marry.  Bextus named, brou/tbt up and on tub-  lisiied his boys with mechanical justlco, and it was now tbo turn of Damocles. The thrifty old man had already  / tx tidy farm for bim when ho "got  '      roady."  Happy was fully aware of all this.  She had no ambition beyond her familiar surroundings, plenty of work  and a kind hunhnnd. To bu a roily poly  old grandma was ber ultimate view,  Then she eould Hit and knit, with cats  and children nbout. laughlusr nt tho  nnot   f'lrtopv l������^ tttit ro.f.r-1%%\*    \,ntr,fn,*  f,*.  * , , ..... ���������    ��������� ^  ��������� nil, nivl ropan! !i������t hiovltnhlp ������������w! with  the ronlgnntlontif n useful life.  ;    After all. sho guessed Dnmoclea Sears  l waa the one. If only he would hraco  up.   If not. well, nhe should not wait  ton lortt*    Tliei-n m-i,������,*> ���������*it,itv of rt*hot-n  ���������Terhups."   Happy   giggled,   "If  she  Wbero tlio mauie Lar.  Sternly tho judge regarded the prisoner beforo him. IIo beheld a mau of  tender, unripe years, whose face was  fa'.r to look upon, bearing ns it did  evory known mark of honesty. Appearances gavo no reason for committing the crime, and yet the jury hnd  decided, on lirst ballot, that the prisoner wus guilty. Iu fact, tho plea for  the defense was vory weak.  "It seems Incredible," said tbe Judge,  "that a man with your connections'  should huve stooped r-o low ns to become a common forger. Surely some  one else miiPt have been tho cause of  your downfall." <  . "Thero was some qne," replied tbe  prisoner,   "It lu yourself, your honor."  "IV" ejaculated the Judge, amazed.  "Just so. A short time ago I was*  member of tbe graduating class lu my  college, You were ono of tho speakers  at the fa/'owell session. Vou may 'remember your words: 'The world lies  ahead of you, Hut you must puiib  your way steadily, I want each oue  of you to forgo to tbo front; I wunt to  soon soo each,occupying'a prominent  position in'tho.eyes of your families  nud of tbo world.'" Tho prisoner  paused and smiled. "I forged quicker  than tho others. I've gained 0 place  before tho public, And now, what  nwa'."  "Throo years/', laconically aald tbe  Judge. "Nost case!",���������New York Tlrnw,  and Florence took theri\rthr?e fiflW at  a doso. In* twb !#eeks "she" ftjl'l a"  slight ��������� decrease in -the pain indict*  limbs, and snore pills were procured.  For five months���������five long pai'ii-iadon  months, the weary girl had snt'cW  and night! in her chair, but now -slid  bognn to feel, thc pain leaving-iher  nnd to seo her limbs, resume* thcir*na-  tural siy.o. Fourteen boxes of ;tho  pills' wore taken niui at last her per-  seyeranco ��������� was rewarded. She rose  from her chair; her former; strength  gradually came back: one by" one'her  household duties woro taken- up  again;.und when tho ,Post representative called he wns inqt by beaming  faces and thankful hearts' il"wi' a  grateful ' readiness to gW to "the  world tho facts that hnd:-saved-, a  bright^ young life, and had,brought  joy instead of grief to a .Thorold  homo.'.,',., ' "f  Tn thousands'of .other ^ji'oWs Scattered over thp length and' broiulMi of  Canada, Dr. Williams'.' Pink [Pills  htvvo brought hualth andi joy, un������d  plndneHS and in every home .in.^tho  land where sickness mid snfTerJng'Renters new health nnd' strength "can ho  hnd through a fair] use-ftf- this- mbdi-  clnOi liemeniber iha't "suljsj.it*ut08  can't cure���������thoy niako -id-!hat jw^ient  worse, and when'you ask^for'"this  medicine seo that tiro"full 'irhitio "Pr.  Williams' I'liik PIIIh for Palo Robtilo"  is printed on tlto wrupper.'n'rounaitho  box���������thon,you nro si|ro|,you iw>%stho  gonuln'b pills. Hold,by all;,,.in$l(j}ino  deiiliM'H or liy mail post paid at .10  cents n box or six bnVcN tor' ' 82..10  by writliur Thn Dr. Wlllfnius Mwticino  Co., Rrockvillo, Ont* ���������  of these key thumpera, thinks tbt poeaa 180||)ff b9 ���������  1 could accidentally have something happen maybe hi* might see how she felt  about it. No need of his acting afraid  to sit op with her. Now, if he would  only come in tonight, with her parent*  quite ready for bed, It was lovidy on  the bench undpr the mnp!e trees���������a  moon too, Waa that Ida step-yea-atid  cross-  waa orlnted exaptl-f aa It wu wrlttta"  Fnrraarut's Death,  Admiral Farragut's doath was duo to  tbo selfishness of n woman, The admiral and his wifo woro corning from  California, when u woman occupying  . <     ' !������������������ I *     I* ���������",,.-.  m   *"v..-.   ...    A.v/.^-b    y*    i,**.,..    ...    %-*.-    t...  opened n wlnflfiwV Adn.-IrM rnvfgv.t  was III, and the strong draft of wind  which blew directly upon him chilled  bim. Mrs. Farrngut nsked the woman  courteously if she would not kindly  .1.. . 11    . 1 % " ,'. -  VtVAt   .t**i    Vl ,,,^-J ,1,   UJ  ti    ���������������������>   xutvj ,.,������  to her husband. Tho woman snapped  out: "No, I won't clone tho window.  t don't care if It does annoy him. I am  not going to smother for him." Ad  miral Parrngut thus caught 0 severe  rohl, whlrh resulted hi his death. A  few days before the end came be said,  Mlf I dlo, flint wrnnii will ho held no-  ceunuLJe."-UW ������mo.  TRN-fWf.lfj'AU  ������-'%  LOOK    OUT     l-'MH  1I1I.I.S. ��������� '  ^Ir. D. M. Sti'Wtirl, iminagi'i- ot tho  Sovereign Hank, Toronto, hits notified tho United Suites treasury Unit  several "rniHud" niK-dollar Uiil-t.tn.1  Suitow bills; uro In dreujiijion, Cldvev  "liviiiiii'ti" mo cdtiveffiiig ihein into  tens. . .  ukcipiujoity with  canada  a  . ". fi:ati:iu^ ��������� .*  At Iloston , hist, week, the Dwo-  riatlc platform, v.liich was adopted  tinniiiuioindy, coiigiatuialed thu^ country upon thb removal of thrt so-rAfleil  iiioney nuesllon from .thdi <*pheri������J t������f  ("/it 111 ,i 1 wiiuiiki.",),  *i. te mini.  'I"    V -fn"'n      Vi i-i'!', .(*'*1V    V Pit  and    the   enforcement  against nxinopolie.H.  of   \ho     )'lW  .Japan nrvixu omcuox i-'i.uun.  A dt'ttpntvb irons jviimiwIuh,-xjrun**n,  Haj-H: A local flour mill has -rtcftlvwl  nn order irom Hong Kong for; ���������!>������������,-  000 KnclM til.ooxt ton*I Of flour,',which  is uftid to be for tho Japanese ������ov-  erttment, Twenty thouMind wicks of  thlN will Im������ sent this month by way  of I'ortUtml and the buinm-e Hum  Tnromn and ^er.itb'f Th������ sauw* mill  ha* just <-*cntp"������"'-d n whipini-nt **i  (10,000 ������������cks for (Oriental |������ort*. *  qpMilWMlMIIJBWIIISltliaitSMBMaWtt*  - ft.  Shoe   Specialities.  Ladiep House Slipper.  ���������MIJ.��������� I    .ii.      I. ���������,,.,- -i, ., .   mftXimm.ii  ���������   i i       .  Fiue Kid, Hand turned, Felt Lined���������Extra Good Valuo     $1.60  Trjlby T8e.  Petent Namp, French heel, best material���������Regular prioe  $4. oo,   Special Price  ..    ...  Children's Carpet Slippers.  $3.25  2Ccts  All Siftes���������Per pair   Children's Fine French Felt Slippers  A Beautiful House Slip, or���������Sizes, 4 to 6,   ......    ..     SOo  7 to 10,   ......     35c{. 11 to 2,    ....    ..     40c  Every Child should have a Pair in their  Stocking Christmas Morning.............  , - x ���������  CAU. AUD SEE THESE AT THE  CORNER  CASH  STORE  STANLEY H.-RIGGS.  ISSUED EVERY TUESDAY.  io*ipHon ������$2 oo a year,  M* $. an&eracm. /iDqc  !���������'Advertisers who want their ad  f hanged, should get copy In by  f a.m. d*V hetoraxaaun.  The Editor will not be responsible for the  flaws, sw������titnw������t������������ or any errors of composition of latter correspondents,  lob Work Strictly C. 0. D.   _  Transient Ada Cash in Advance.  CHRISTMAS-1004  A visit at Xmas is worth many  -���������visits-at-more-prosaic -Beinsons-to-  those of the enow-crowned year*;  nnd where it it* at all possible the  children should then go back to the  old home with the love they always  feel, shinins! in their eyes. We are  djl children agiin at Xmas,  There is no light lute the (JhrjstmaH  fire light for dispelling the gray  fogB ol the years. Christmas cus  tonus lieckon us to the past, and we  forj^Vina momont that there is any  difference between this well-used  friime which goes lumbering about  itt the merry games, and that living  poass of vitality, full of the gayest  l^irits of the gayest season of ihe  year which first looked with child'*)  eye* upon this merry-making in  which the elders joined.    It is fr\������  3uently argued that Xmas in mourn times has derived a great part  of its popularity from the writings  of Chai Dickens, and that is probably Quite true. It certainly it  not rendered less likely b the fact.  that the key note of his Christmas  writings wai precisely tbe enforcement of the beauty of the altruistic  benevolence specially connected  with this festival. But to cut a  loup story short, and uot to take  the edge off good wishes by too  jnuoh preliminary sermonizing, we  wish all the renders of the "News"  a very merry Xmae in this year  of Grace, 1904.  .wmmmmmsmwamaaam  If you buy on a oertain day be*  tween 18th and 81st December at  papier <fe Partridge's you will get  the value of the goods purchased  over again by way of Xmas present  absolutely free. Watch for further  particulars  IBAP YBAK BALU    -  The ladies wav usually bo do*  pended ujnn to do well whatever  they take in hand, and the hall  Utt Monday evening in Curator*  land Hall wss certainly no excep-  ilou lu the ���������"������������������������ IDiit-tfiMuiiu oouf  UiUUMt* h������d huu yUmM iu \thatmo  of every feature of the affair, and  10 wal) and thoroughly bad tney  dont their work that the result aa a  whole was oxxe ol  the ppn������iinte������t  and mos succe sful dances that has  been held this season. There was a  large attendance, and dancing was  kept up until a late hour.  Kefreabrmmu wero supplied hy the  Udies of the M.ihj<uiiu Club.  Free sample* of the  finest  teaa  may be had on application at Na  pier & Partridges,  ���������iaBiE_a*iffi^a?!a.^^E^KS3tss*mKa  Accident and Death.  By the death of   James   Strang'  one of our oldest and moat  respected   citizens     has    been   removed.  The shocking accident which led tn  this fatal   ending   is   now   widely  known but a brief description may  no. lie amiss for the benefit of our  distant readers.    Mr Strang wap in  the habit, of coming up to tha pithead  at No. 5, of which mine he  was overman, at noon euch day lo  partake of  his   lunch,   and  then  take anything  required down the  pit.   Last Friday,  when ready to  go back to the mine, he had occas  ion to cross the main line to the  blacksmith sh-ip, for some piping.  He haa already been there, had got  -part]y-up-the-pithead-&tairtv<when-  lie thought  of something  he had  forgotten  and  turned back,  as it  happened to hia death.     Crossing  under the picking table, he stepped  fr m under tlie pithead building,  dir. ctly on   lhe  track       Slightly  hard of  hearing, probably further  deepened hy lue sound of ihe picker, and the heavily falling rain, he  ���������failed." to hear th* incoming locomotive, pushing ahead of her three  coal cur.-, ihe first of which struck  ihe unfortunate man as he reached  ihe second track, a few feet frum  thv first one.     Andrew Th uripson,  the blacksmith striker, saw through  the window of the   smithy tome  'movdm.ei.it on the track, aid looking oloser, saw a figure lying between the two tracks.     Culling to  Mr RobertBon, the blacksmith, he  rushed to the spot, and una horrified to find poor Mr Strang, one leg  gone at tbo thigh, and in.a pool if  blood, but perfectly conscious, und  attempting to fix up the mangled  member.    He united for a drink,  and Thompson at once ian for In-.,  while Robertson  g utly laid   him  down and did all possible to mako  the injund man ea.iy.    Thompson  return inn with the drink, had mean  while telephoned to town, and -hon--  ly afier Mr Strung was taken to tlie  hogpiutl, where hu gradually sank,  until at 6.30 he expiredv,surrounded  by friend* and conscious to tho hint  Shortly after his removal there he  asked Dr Staples if there was any  hope, and being told there wan very  little, he began at once putting In  order Ivs last w.,>r dy affairs.  Ho leaves a borrowing widow and  family of one son, KoUert, and five  daughters: threo married, Mum-  dames Lockridge. Hull und Morgan  und the Allien Nellie uud Maggie,  all prostrated witb grief at tho taking of a loving husband and father.  Deceived came to Wurhiugton  early in the 80s, and lo Cumberland in '94, being among the flrst to  seonre a lot and build on the new  towunitf. Oi quiet liumertiiour uuu  kindly feeliuK, he iiiuiie liuntn ui  friends who mourn his loss.  Tbe funeral will take place  tomorrow, at the Oumb������rlw.d  cemetery, tho pall-bc-irurf being  Messrs J. Matthews, G. W Clinton,  it. Short, J. Kesloy, D. Walker  and R. MoK'dght.  The late Mr Strang was a member of Bluok Diamond Lodge, AOF.  ii was aged 54 years ami came iu  this country many years ago from  hie native Scottish county Clack-  m*nnaiwhiro.  One of tho most pleasing things  in C'lnneclion witb the Japanese attitude towards the war is the chivalrous way in which the* wonderful  Asiatics regard their enemies Surprising evidences such :���������������<������ the tries  pages ot sympathy sent oh tlie occasion of tyak'nrofff9 death anil tie  ���������Peimpavkiv k disaster, show th������t  the Japanese {jossers in ths fnH-fit  .measure the, spirit as wellas the  more externals Of twentieth,century  civilization -���������'';,  A   GAK.D.  einrobe.  Ladies and Gentlemen,  I have been requested 'by a number nf ra epiyers to offer my services for Mayor of your city for the  year 1905. If elected I will serve  ybu to the best, of my ability.  Your votes and influence are respectfully solicited;  I am. yours faithfully,  WESELY WILLARD.  .3sroTiom;  PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  to tlie Electors ot the Municipality of Cumberland that 1 ri quire the pi-etseuoo of the  Baid ElectorH ac the Polliug Sratiou on  Dunamuir Avenue ou M.-nday,'the 9th day  of January, 1905, at 12 o'clook noon, for  the purpose of electing a M;ij or; aud Aldermen to represent them for the year 1905.  The mode of nomination of candidates  shall be as follows:���������  ������ The candidate bli all bo nominated in  writing; the writing shdl be subscribed by  two voters of the Municipality aa piopo>������t;r  aud seconder, and t*hall be delivered to the  Returning Officer at any tune between th-*  dale of the notice and 2 p.m. ol the day of  the nomination, and iu thu event of a poll  being necessary, such poll wili be open-  ed on Thursday, tho 12th day of January,  1905, at the Polling SS'aliou, next  Whitney Block, buueniuir Avenue, Cumberland, B.C., of which every person is  hereby nquir.d to take notice aud go e.n  himself auoordingly.  The qualification as candidate for Mayor  is aa follows:���������  He must be a male British subject of tho  full age of twenty-one years aud not disqualified uuder auy law aud have been for  -.h*j six months next preceding the d*>y of  nomination the registered * owner iu the  Laud Registry Office of lmd aud teal property m the Oity ol the assessed value on  the last Municipal Assessment. Hull of $1000  -or-more uver-and-above-any-rcgistered-in���������  cumberance or charge, and who is otherwise qualified as a muinoipal voter.  Tuoqudiricacion as caudidite for Alder  men is as-follows: ���������  He must be a British subject of the full  ago ot twenty-one years ai.d notdn-qualitied  uud^r any law, and have been lor six  mouthrf.next prucediug'the day of' nomination the r������������i.������tered owner in the Land Registry Office of laud und reul pioperty in  the Ujty loI. the asbeaeed value ou tho last  Municipal Assessmfnt Uoll of $300 or more  over aud above any regisiered lucuuiberaitcu  or charge, and who is otherwise qualified au  u municipal voter.  Given under my 1 and at the  City < i  Cuuiborlaud this 17th duy of Uecomb.r 1901  LAWRENCE VV  NUNN-3,  Returning (officer.  '.���������," ',', "��������� ,     .���������'   ' _; '��������� ...'. ���������    '-'-l  NOTIOE;  MUNICIPALITY OF  THE CITY OF CUMBERLAND.  NOMINATIONS vou 1 SCHOOL Tuuotkk  will be reuuivuil ou Monday, i.hu il.h aay  of Januiry, 1905, at 12 n'olnok noon.  Tho modo of nomination of candidates  ahull be as follows:���������  Tho candidato slu.l be uominntod in writ-  ine, tho writing shal bo '.ulmoribod by two  voters of the Muuiutpality, as propOKcr  und Beoondor, and fihill be dolivorod to the  Retun ing OlTiocr at tiny timo buvwnoti tlif,  date of the notice iind 2 pm. ot tho day. of  Domination, uud in thw event of more than  one nominfttioufl' a Poll will bo opentid < n  Tnursfhy, the 12 h, day of .[iinuury, 1005,  at tha Polling Stu ion," noxt Whitney Blook  Cumborlaud, B,C , of'which every pornou id  huroby rtquired to tnko no; ku ai.d govern  himmil aoooidinoly.  QaaliHoations for TrustaoH Ib ftHjfollowti*���������  Any person being a hounnhol ter in tl>e  Muii-yilttlity and i>eia������ it British i������ul)joiifc of  tho full oijii of tw-jnty-oiie yciu'H, und othtr-  wiie qualified b^ this Aot to voto ut un  I'leoiton of School TriiHttoa in tho baid  Munioipivlity uliall bi i.Jlijibl.i to be tilocwd  or to nerve an n Heliool 'frnuii e,    ��������� ������,������  Tite torm lliiooeholder ii-oludna every  porum who holds aud oouu|iie������ a dw'-lliiiu  ylolditiK n rental valuo uf not lew than 8110  per annum.  Qiv u undor  my band ������t the Oity ot  Cumberland this 17th day of Diicmilwr 1001  LAVVKKNUK VV, NUNNM,  ltctiiruing Olliuur  You-till-eyes  Y*,ttr tipwo Um* by H\i\op ������ ronrMfi in the  INTERNATIONAL  "  CORRESPOND KNUR SCHOOL  Dressmaking  ]y[ RS MUNRO. the experienced dresaniaker,  now occupies,,rooms- in  our store apd  is   prepared   to  execute  dressmaking in the  Latest Styles and Finish at low prices.  00  00  s ���������.  h at . ������������������������  -a * 'O'  _ - o  m    : '���������'&���������  mrfluiinaw  Christmas Specialties*  UrnbrelluH,       Watch Chainp,       3 B Meerachwim Pipes  ������������������;���������ir At Holiday Prices ���������  RINGS ���������Will  be sold  at coat for Xmas Holidays.  ���������it  VenflnniB Block! Weinrobe Tendome Blook!  BUY SOMETHING  Substantial  CTERLING Silver Mauioure Sets, Deiik Seta, Coffee  Spoons in Cattes, Picture Frames, Childa Cupi,  Tete a Tete,   -fee. Cut Glass and Silver Plate,.  Solid  Gold Watche3,   Chains,   Lnokete,   Diamond  Ring*  and Pearl Brooches. &T A lar^e stock to select frotni  and cheaper than elsewhere.    ..        ..        ...      ..        .. '  P. STODDART,  Watchmaker  & Jeweler.  All Purchases Eugravud, while.you wait, Free.  REWARD   $2,200.  v -  To whom it may conc-irn  Thn following Societies together with Low  Siu offer the above reward for information  that will lead to the arrest aud conviction  T5f'ih*y]3er8on*or-pev8ons'who~eiidoavored-toj  destroy thn store known w Lai Yeun & Co.  by mean* of explosives. The Chinese Reform AflHoeiiiiion, Vancouver effers $500;  The W.*., Y ck, Wtti. No , offer.*- ?500, Ui.m*  norland"B.C.; Tho Mi-g Y-'e Toug.Botiet.,'  Victoria, oflVr- $500; Lo-v Sui, Prop offers  $500; Chi-ig WohJWui Kuu sooioty, Viotoria ^.200.  FletcHer Bros.,  Dealers in High-gfradk  Tha rewinj a young man gave for taking  a ooar#B tu Stuain Kngiiuwing tho othor  ���������lay wa������, ho eaid���������"I want to pm my ex-  amipaiofi with 100 per umt,"  Kor Intornsat'.on drop m������ * card,  T. W. MARTINGALE,  Auiwt, Vicrahi,t, IJ.C.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that;  an application will bi; made io the Legislative Asscn'ihlv oi lhe Province o( Urit-  ish Columbia, at n's next Session, for an  Act amending the Act ol Jncot-por.itipn  of the Queen Charlotte Island Railway  Company, by striking out Clauses 32 and  33 thereof, and by slrikinijoiH the figures  "1902 ' in soctimi 30 thereof and *ubstiiu-  ting "1906'' in lieu thereof, and :ilso ex-  tciulini,' the time tor the commencement  of the construction ol Company's line of  railway, and for the expenditure of 10 per  cent of the capital ofthe s.iid Company  as limited by sub-section 5 ot section 44  of the''British Columbia Railway, Act",  and for reviving, ratifying and conhrming  all the powers, privileges and rights grant  eci to and conferred r,n the said Company  b> its Act of Incorporation,  Dated at Victoria,   B.C.,  the  ������3rd  November, AD,, I904,  ROHKKTSON & RORRRfsON  Solicitors for the Applicant*  WWWMIUKr-^WJJ-ltn-MWiMIBHnBWMWMi  The Very Latest  ������ample������  - OF -  Cloths  Loavo your order for a suit,   also it 00m  ploUi lino of  aumum hoods,  MOOl'H * HHOK9,  OMN'W. WUUNISUINOS.  ������BE      TI-I231vd:.  0, DATIES,   oi"i"^������store  9 mmip 1.1 m U1..J.J jjuijTu'j'.-f jkbimmtu. mtexrtwwmmm  A Guaranteed Cure for Piles,  Ufhlnff. Ttlind, Blccdinfr or Protrndincf  P'}.*. nrniriONtit rpfnnd mon������v U PA7,0  OINTMUNT faili to mtro any ea o, nn mat  ter of how long standing, in 6 to 14 dayi,  First apijliofttioii gi van esse and rent, fiOu,  If your dt (legist hain't it i������nd 6O0 in stHin|i������  and it wilt lie forwarded post-Vatd hy PaiU  M odiuine Ur������,, tit. Louia, Mo,  Buy your Xmas preixmtR nt Na-  l������ior & Part r ill gnu, roiuember you  may ^tcl them h'W,  ���������MM*������MH������anMaa_-H-_MMMaMl  TO OURE A COLD IN OKK PAY.  T.������k T.,'Y XTTVR ItRnMO QUIN1NR Tah.  h-'K A'i iliuggihti i"'u d thvuiiueir I it  taiU u. oure-. K. W. Orovt'a���������iguitwtii  .���������a wwh \$*%i   Wht  ;The    odebrated,   GkbharO   heintzuax,  Menuklsboun' apd VN'aitAMB pianoH ,  From  S306 Up,  .     TfiHMSTdSUIT..ft���������  T  E. BATE,  Local Agent,  CUMBERLAND  Meal Market  te^aempaewmma*  Choicest Meats  Supplied at Lo-ieit Marktk PHom  Vegetables  A Greftt Variety will  ������tw������yi be  io stock }  Uio * lojiply of  Fresh Fish  will be ou 8ale iviry 'Waduaaday  Your patronage it ooidially invUift, ���������*rx$  all orden will be promptly d������llv������wd.  J, McPhee 4 Son;  tROHUBTORS.  &   Ifc,  Fair  Trial  xs jmZJLm -vr-m ^losc " ���������  JUST a ohunoe to Ihow you )h������i  J wo a! wnyn plnHfe our ouHomtrf  by pupplyinn thfimM\h the BBSf  NI1CATS at thv lowest tetrkfl  pricL'H.   A trial order will oonvlnce  you.  THE CITY  Meat    market,  W. y. MoKAY, Fropriotor.  RKI>RB8KNTAT1VK WAKTKD,  A .tl>������r������l oontrtot will btnkU by ��������� hv*  0������n*<lian Lid Iniannot Oomp������ay with u  eaei$eta������ nuw to rtptMMik \k*mim OtmWf  Und aod vleiahy Mufl h**e (dod loatl  Mqiwtatwei mA bt aid* to AnaM hit  Mi.'U lluMtto Ui������tl iuUfMU.     AiUifMl(������  , fnruier pMtloalan tt Mangi^ Bot 11*%)  Vasa***av*9,

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