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 _*  l  0  f w^ h������*+/   -j/  THIRTEENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   B.C.WEDNESDAY    FEBRUARY   2S, lyo6  W THE BIG STOKE  aWrWA'-att* mtHWU nMrt-vtir  iVew Spring Goods^  arriving by every fc oat, now showing  Lady's Summer ami Spring: Caps, blouse Ends,  Embroideries, Swiss muslins, Laces, India Linen,  Persian Lawn, Organdies, Victoria lawns, Nainsook, Mtadapolams, Zephyrs, Laces, Curtains.  The latest in Men's Caps  Gome in and see them.  *  Why i-. is Profitable to trade at the BIG STORE.  X: ha������ the largea.* atul best assorted  stock ia this-  district."'"     x  Al! article* are mirked in plain figuros.  It carries reliable goods at lowoai, (Josstbl'i prices.  Good* are oxc'.uuged  aud ni'iusy cheerfully refunded, at auy tinie, -hen nut atistaciory.  VV. aro straight-forwtrd 4ud houeit tii.our dealings.  Prompt aad efficiiint delivery aervioe.  We .������re always pleased 10 see you whether you  want to buy or not.  .E1SER & Go. Ltd., Cumberland  r   Selling off-at a GreatReduGtlen  i '-P  rt --rt-��������� rasa  for the next two weeRs.  F**orn ;2*5. to 40 p������p������cent off all -Cajslhi Ptiir*=  chust'S,     All   goods marSced   in  M*****aw'ia'a'awiaaiiii**^****MrTrii -wTT-i~n'rij- rnr in tj ��������� ��������� iTar i-r^pTi^-^"* "-Tifri-n���������miT-m-1 ti - -rrm i i~TT\r Wir'iip n'1'1 inani i HLwii'iiji ���������*  T.D. McLEAN, Pioneer Jeweller   ':  CUMBERLAND B.C.*  r,-���������tti_i n^*m**r-i-_*r ***ni~^M*������4^^ mm \wmwmm  TS% mrooth   Imperial   Pekin   Duck  E���������ge, Jfott BALK, f$l,dO per .itting-  Apply to J iit-jwiiri, AUan Avonue  Cumberland,  mmwmmmmmmmmmmm.mM.-nKummm^.^m>Mmmiomii.iLrTt-mmn.  I Local and Personal  t Thetisual Sabbiuh i-ve dng Fer  ric, at Grace Mf*thodW Church wiih  varied J y a von* pleasing peries of  viuial numbers by tlio thoir whioh  \* n doeldfd crorlrt to the church,  and a Iho by Lhe rendition of two  highly appreciated t-oloa bv that ta-  lomerl Hinder Mrs Qhintof Vancouver Tho lady was in splondid  vnico-PHOooinlly in her rendition of,  ���������'Nearer my 0<k1 to Thee', which  was sum? v-jth imjoh pathos and  fooling, Thegrnnd old masterpiece  "He shall feed His flocks", wan an*  other **j6m and it sung anywhere  but in tbo uttered ediftvo, tho congregation would havoc rtainly shown  I        their appreciation of the ewtetsing-  *        cr'e arth'tie abiliy.  From 25 p������o to 40 p-c off all cosh  purchases for tho noxt *wo weeks  at T. D. McLeans.  Mr P. 0,""fnrcl who rptnened  Bow (lay* tilt* from Calif irnia,  where he had gono with hid fathor  Mr F. 8 Crawford, tor a holiday, in  delighted with bib trip The eider  Mr Crawford wan much improved  in health when he left rum moro to  spend tho rest of Die winter.  J, I), Kinji'enew styles of dreggy  ehooB���������Moore Broi|t  | MrO. Colpitis of Vancouver, ban  ' boon in town for the last week,  puutographing vnriona vI*mv<* ������������f ������W  town, an well a������ flarthiitihu under-  t        ground for the Province Newspaper.  1 Many people availed themselves of  hia services  to have stamp and  [       cabinet* photos taken  during bis  stay hero. Mrs Olpittp and the  two children ei-ompunied Mr Col -  puts on hit* trip.  RICE, *250 p������r sack at Nupier  & Partridge's.  Last week at Union Wharf, barge  Bamda loaded with bunker oual for  S> tittle.  It 'Kerr is loading f>r Vancouver.  Thu O.oyoii iw loading (or 6kag*  way,  Children* shoes, special order J,  I). King make from No 1 up--  Moore Bros.  In every sense of the word, no* ially  and financially, the Concert given  by the congregation of Bt George''  Prwbvtwian Church on Tue*-*d������y  tho20tb wae iv decided sucoesi  The Cumberland Hull was tlnon;;-  ed with an audi<*nco who a^iate'i  by their appreciation of tbe nu  hers on the programme in mokii-  the evening a noiab'e o .oin Churoh  affairs. Anions othor well known  amateurs wl*o<contrihuted to lhe nv  pn��������� mis' plenaure were.MrMoNnu������hi  who promices to be a favorite in  local musical circles, aleo MisseH  Ram-ny, M &G Anley.T MUohtsl  and Men-rs Mur-io.-x, Collins nnd  K lluil- A ler*ie mum wan rwiliz-  eii -iiiuiifin uio MniM-.if ii-iiwrimittif  whii.h will mateWally le/wo the  debt which is duo for repair** to the  Church.  See tho now Auto oaps at  Moor-  Bro.'.  Mi*-*. C������un*dlluv of Xanr-i jo l.  visiting Mr������ H. (irant and tauiiiy  of Uu uooil.-.td,  La������t night'* oonoert will ho re  ported noxt wook*  The many friend? of Mrs Chae,  Ellis will sympathise with that  lady in the loes ehe has sustained  through the sudden death of her  bro.chei,- at her old home in Stafford  shire. News of bisiderai^e was  received on Wednesday morning  last. Mrs Purbow of this town  aldo suffered a bereavement though  the death of her brother at Nova  Sooiia. His aged mother and sister  are residing wiih Mrs Furbow.  Can be obtained at the Big Store  Lord Roberts Brand of Oyster* 25o  per 1 lb tin Or 5 tins for $1.00.  .Warranted full weight and of the  fiueBt quality. Theae oysters are  caupni. and packed at Baltimore U.  S. A. long famous for producing the  been,, oyster, in the world. Simon  Leiser .& Co. Lid/  Sole agents  for  THE FAIRBANKS-MORSE CO  Okiiaaa.  Mrs Livesly left op. a visit to  friends ni Frunih Cieelt last week  Tbo Uisiou & Cumberlaud Band  will hold then' anouai "Maequerade  oii Ma-ruii I9ih .tt the Cumberland  dmil.   A ^ood tiuit������ in assured.  A witie iaugf oi'��������� Bargains will iv.  found at T. D, McLeans for the  next two weeks.  litvdp Mr Menzie^of Comox, and  Mr Mctiiliivr.iy ul this town art*  ab.������entat*tendi;.'g ^he meeting ofthe  Presbyteiy a; the CapHal.  Air J", ii. Otfden the popular a8  distant in :he Koyoi Bank has 6ev  cred hi-^couueolion with   that  in  oUtuiion, and v\ill euler into a buci-  nesb parineii-liip with his lather at  Vano luver..  Hit* successor   is   Mi  W. B   Ward oi Vancouver.  Don't fail to visit T. D. McLean^  store during the next, two week**  aud get t>oine bargains.  Clam Poacher������ Ajjalric  For some days pa-a the American Htminie;-, Electric, has beeu ly  ing in. Bayne's Wound, engaged in  loading up .with.elams for the Sound  canneries The method pursued i.������  to contract with the Indi ,ns foi  delivery on the sU-amer at a bijV  price per p������il, and he Denman spit  during the nights of last week was  illuminated by strings of light* car-  rird by the Indian diggers of the sue  ou I ent-bivaive. The lognl rights or  the wroni?������ of the case we will not  attempt to argue, but it seoms a  most unjn������' state cf affairs if a  foreiun country is allowed to thus  indiscriminately rob us of every-  thing of value in the way of fish,  Newsooinefl tlut the clam beds  south of thii- have been completely  exhaUH ed ������>y these people, and it  will be ..but a nhort time ere the  Bftnieoonditinhs prevail in these  parts, if the ihing is allowed to go  on, Ti is vessel ha������ come in, loaded nnd deputed wi'.h >Ut a bill of  he Jh, ot invi. oo, ami iutend keeping up the tn.'.k as loiu as the au������  lh I'iiios are;f) lax as liiey are nt  pfn*.tM'it. What is tu<< Department  of Marin.-and Kisluuies for anyhow?  ���������'"��������� ������������������ft���������'     i      ' w  An Old Resident Reaves  ������_������ o��������� ������������������-  Mr David Walker has accepted  an offr from the White Piss and  Yukon Uy ,<oopni 'u]t a coal mine  on ilieu rroperiy i" mo north. He  haii been i<> Vaoeouvur the last few  days oomph-ting srrHiigements, and  I Will CBVMC  III"   _   Ull-r.. (UO   W.UJ     lilt)  W C Ca. here very mun, and leave  foi his m-w field. Mr Walker has  (or many >u������:������ been a valued  employe of the Companv.in different oapaciiies, latterly being overman of Xo 5 shaft, uud Imur :'ti!l,  up to the present, being similarly  engaged at No. 7. Hi* many friends  wiil regret his departure.  Mr E Emde has lately acquired  the agency for Comox District for  the Fairbanks Morse gasolene engines, and a :,Jack of all Trades"  2 h'p arrived last week and is now  set up in his shop. The little machine will go into a good hig trunk  yet it is capable of doing the work  of a strong team iu a hundred different capacities. Of epark i^nitor  style, a battery set overhead out of  the way, sets her off in a few sec  onde, and the smoothness of the  runninggear is a marvel. For the  use of mechanics and farmers, the  'Jack" is a most valuable nnd handy servant, besides economical, the  amount of gasolene required running from 1 gallon to 1������ gallons j*er  10 hours according to p.iwer ueed.  Gasolene iaii be purchased in Vancouver for 30c per gallon, -o that  cheap power is assured, the copt of  lubricant, renewing buttery zinc,  etc., being minimum The price of  the 2 h-p Jack is $160 oo. f.o.b-, Van  couver, and the low pri-e. with siui  plicity oi iunauig, will eummend  thismost efficient machine to everyone needing power.  .; lo :���������; *   . ,.  A Trip To Union Wharf  THB  The Wharf is famous for its little  social dances, also for   some  sweet  young men, arid it was   these   at  ���������ruction's which impelled a   young*"  lady of this town to'gel a horse and  oiiggy and accompanied by a lady  mend going ro her borne at the  Whari, and a driver, Bet out one  dark night lastweek to attend one  ��������� if the aforesaid dances with all its  attractions. Ala*!, for human  hopes!on the road to Rby'B, the  horse shied, the buggy struck a log  on the Jppu������iie side, harness broke,  Magnet  Cash  tore  For Your  Stoves, Heaters, Tinware. Crock������rf  Glassware, Wall Paper. Cutlery,  Paints, Varnishes, Enamels, Staim,  Washing Machines, Combs, Brushei  Toilet Soaps, Organs, Pianos, Furniture, Window Blinds, Poles and  Fittings.   &c. &c.   &c.   &o.  T. E BATE  shafts dropped to ground^ horse  ran. shafts stuck in mud, buggy upended, horse tore loose, people mud  spattered walked 9 miles to wharfj  It was only 3 miles back to town,  but then! the attractions did not  ���������Hxist here.  -o '  PORSALE  First prize hot air De Moines incubator and brooder, capacity 264  -egg8-a}8p=brooder-for300-chickeas^���������  All in perfect order with full equipments and instruction   book,  also  brown leghorn  eggs   for hatching  from prize winners.  S.F. Dobeon  Cciurteiiay, BrC.  GRANULATEd1$UC/UI, $6.00  per 1001b ai  Napier and Partridge,  When Buying V'our  For the Next Month  Bo not overlook tho faot that it is by- miking your purchases  from us that you are able to a*vi> money.  Lylc's Golden Syrup  in 21bcans, pure as honey,   'he  most delicious syrup on market,  20e per oan*  American Hams,  per Ib. 18c  American Bacon,  *-wmmm*.,+m*A$M  pcrlb.20c  Pastry Flour,  per sack, $1.40  Wo a-o doing the largest    TEA  W������ attribute our enormous    *}*'*  bui. iness in the District  sales to the faot tlmt we  are   the   most   reliable.  bundle only tbe kinds that  wiT7���������r 35c!40cor50 Ceylon Jii'.l*������j*  the bo"t that money can buy at the price.  -ffc ptssv lb. ItistiAi In B ib* lota.  Oranges,  2 doz 25c  Wo would howevwr prefer to sell you adcxin of our  Fancy Navel Oranges at  "2B9 pwf doi  Soap, 41b. bars,  5 for $100-  The "BE8T 8T0RE8'*-  NAPiER & PARTRIDGE  CumbwHnm! cinci Courtenay* Hl-UJ-*,! KStWiQMiKMAte, H ft j,;  ^^&wv*a������������SEi^y^2iias^S������ER31R3^  d  Torpid Liver  The  Surest Way to Prevent Disease is to  Keep the Liver Active With  DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS  Too frequently an external cause ing of the bowels. A healthy liver  for fever is looked for, when the real ensures the onward passage of the  source of trouble is from within the food through the intestines and ex-  body itself. crotery organs, and so   removes   all  To begin with, the liver becomes chance of the poisonous waste matter  torpid, sluggish and inactive, and remaining in the body to produce  poisonous bile is left in the blood to pain, suffering and disease,  corrupt the whole system. The re- Mr. Duncan McPherson, Content,  ���������ult is the overworking of the kid- Alta., writes,���������"I was for many years  neys and the clogging up of the organs of excretion.  Food which should be digested is  left to ferment and decay in the intestines, and inflammations and fevers  are set up.  In such a condition the body is a  regular hotbed of disease, and Is  most susceptible to any ailment of  an infectious or contagious nature.  The best insurance against disease  ferer from kidney trouble  and  have  troubled with indigestion and headache and derived no benefit from tho  many remedies I used. A friend advised the use of Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills and after taking four  boxes the result Is that I am once  more in the full enjoyment of good  health."  Mrs. J. C. Johnston,'Carman, Man.,  writes:���������"I have  been   a  great suf-  1b the use of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills to keep the liver active.  -This great medicine has a direct and  specific action on the liver, and Is  wonderfully prompt and effective in  awakening and Invigorating this important filtering organ.  A healthy liver means pure blood,  good digestion and the proper work-  used Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills  with very marked benefit. I cannot  say too much for this medicine as it  seemed to be the only treatment that  suited my case.  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver PIUs, om  pill a dose, 25 cents a box, at all  dealers or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto.  THE TOWER OF SILENCE..  Gruesome Burial Place of the Parsees  of Bombay���������Erected 300  Feet  Above Level of the Sea.  High above Bombay, on the freest  "and most airy spot of the city and 300  feet above tha level of ihe sea, is situated, the most peculiar cemetery in.  the world���������the burial place of the Par-  sees.   It is called the Tower of Silence.  These Towers of Silence are found  everywhere in Pei-sia, where the corpse,  placed under the open sky. is dried by  the sun and dissolved by the rain. But  In Bombay, where the burial place is  limited and where death and misery invite vultures in greatest numbers, the  ���������dlsaolution-is-considerably hastened by  these carrion eaters.  The tower itself consists of a stone  wall'thirty feat high.'forming a circle  about 300 feet in diameter���������a roofless  tower. The floor, made of cement, is  an inclined plane, terminating In a  deep and wide well. It ts divided into  three concentric circles, within which  are standing side by side the low, open  sarcophagi. These circles are connected by wide drain gu;ters, leading to the  wall in the oent re of the building. The  men are laid in the outer, the women  in the middle and children in the inner circle.  The whole inner construction reminds  one of the Inside of a classical amphitheatre, only that in this tower the  fplayers���������the corpses and the vultures���������  ���������joccupy tho place of the spectators,  while the centre���������tho arena���������ls occupied by tho wall, fifty feet In diameter.  Having entered the Iron door leading  .into the tower, the khandlas Immediately strip tho corpse of all clothing, for  ���������{Zoroaster has said, "Naked thou com-  .est Into the world, and naked shall  thou depart therefrom." The body Is  ithen placed in one of the vacant sar  cophagi.  In a few minutes the places is covered with vultures, which ls the.course  of an hour devour every vestige of  flesh on the fresh corpse, while the  blood finds its way through the drain  canals down into the wall. The skeleton only remains, as smoothly picked  as though it had been cleaned In the  chambers of an anatomical institution.  In a few weeks the burning rays of  the sun and the heavy rains have dissolved the skeleton and piecemeal worked it down the wall, where the remaining pieces of bones are further dissolved in a mixture of lime and sulphur,  whllg the blood and fluids are strained  through a heavy layer of coal and sand  and enter the undefiled ground of the  Parsees as pure, water.  ���������olt-is-clalmed-that���������thls-mode-of-bufc,  ial is the most cleanly of all methods  and, from the standpoint of hygiene,  the most safe. Certainly as It is practiced In the land of its origin, where  the forces of hature-^-sun and rain���������  perform the entire operation, It does  not appear at all horrible.  Dr. Grace's Autograph.  Dr. W. G. Grace, the most famous  cricketer ln England, probably has  given his autograph as often as any  other celebrity. At a match not long  ago he wrote his name In the notebook  of a little girl, A couple of weeks later, much to his surprise, the same UttU  lady shyly sidled up to him with the  necessary documents and the request  for his autograph. "But I gave it,'to  you only a few days ago," laughingly  said tho veteran. "Oh," came the answer, "I changed that one for two bishops," Dr. Grace laughed heartily as  ho replied, "Well, my dear, If a.cricketer is worth two bishops I don't believe I ought to give you another autograph. But your nalvette ls so dell-  clous I suppose I must. So there you  are."  Sy  "Run  Dowi\  stem  ���������- Tho solid parts of our tyodles  arc continually wasting nway, and  require to bo repaired by medical"  substances, that restore tlio lost  vitality.     Thero   nre   only; tw6  methods of building up tlio rim  down system.     You can consult  tho physician, or cotnirtenco treatment with  Dr. Slocum'*  famous  remedy, "Psvchinb."  In all probability "Psychine" wi|l bo tha  bout doctor, and the cheapest in  the end.   Scores of medical men  ndvi.so its use in tho worst cases of  decline and weakness.   It In an  Invaluable tonic, pleasant to tha  stomach, builds up tho run down  system, strengthens  tho nerval,  nets the I'"*1" right, rurei dizziness  nnd l-iMftsrV,   creates  appetite,  snd is an aU round family medl-  cine, used by thousands of man,  woman and children in evary part  of tha Dominion.   Ask druggist  about It.  QMATIST OF ALU TONIOt I  English Women Botanists,  ^The Llnnaean Society of London, an  organization of botanists, now admits  women to full membership. Great Brl>  tain lias numerous distinguished wo-  , men, botanists, moro than aro to ba  found In America. Mrs. Farquharson la  tho woman who obtained for her sex  ths honor of membership In tho Llnnaean Society, Sho herself is a distinguished .botanist, and mlcroscoplst, Eleven  women are members of tho botanists'  snpioty. One of thmn la tho Duohesa  of Bodford. Sho Is an export In natural  history as woll as In botany.  Still anothor distinguished one of the  file von Is Miss Ethol Sargent, who has  made a microscopic study of vegetable  colls, Miss Margaret Benson Is exam-  limr In botany of the Unlvorslty of  London,  -���������Jfir. ���������- *.- *.vw*fo_gL*'  A Story of Alexandre Dqmi,  This story is told of Alexandre Dumas: It is well known that he could  not refuse a request���������at least not often. One day he gave a man a letter  to one of his intimate friends In Brussels. Tbe friend, a wealthy merchant,  received him as though he had been  Dumas' own brother, introduced him  to his circle of acquaintances, placed  his stable at the man's disposal and  did everything in his power to make  life pleasant for Dumas' friend. After  the lapse of fourteen days tbe man  suddenly disappeared aud with him  the best horse iu tbe merchant's stable.  Six months Inter tho merchant visited  Dumas and thanked him for the kind  of people he recommended to his consideration. "Dear friend," he added,  "your friend Is a shark. He stole the  best horse In my stable." Astonished,  Dumas raised his bands toward heaven  and cried, "What, he stole, from you  too!"   Maxcppa and the Cossacks.  The word cossack means robber, and  the name Cossacks was given by the  Turks to a race in manners, appearance and language like the Russians,  but who are said hot to be really akin  to them. The Cossacks of Little Russia* and the Don Cossacks are said to  be the most unscrupulous robbers in  tbe world. They excel in horsemanship  and form a large part of the Rustiian  imperial cavalry. Styled sometimes  the spies of the czar, they keep the  nihilists in greater check than any  other power and number many moro  than a million men. Mazeppa, a Don  Cossack, the subject of Byron's poem,  wheu condemned to be bound upon a  wild horse and borne away to bis fate,  was carried toward the Ukraine, on  the borders-of-Poland, and, being rescued by Cossacks, became their chief.  Violet For Mourning.  It was not by accident that violet  was chosen by many nations as the exclusive color for mourning and by us  also for half mourning. Painters suffering from hysteria and neurasthenia  will be inclined to cover th<*ir picture-  uniformly with the color most in accordance with their condition of lassitude and exhaustion. Thus originate  the violet pictures of Manet and his  icEool7^whiciripflSg7from-no-actually-  observable aspect of nature, but from  a subjective view due to conditions of  the nerves. When the entire surface  of walls in salons and art exhibitions  of the day appears veiled in uniform  balf mourning this predilection for violet is simply an expression of the nervous debility of the painter.  Skull Worship,  Locky, In his "History of tho night-  ocnth Century," shows us that skull  worship, Btmugo us It may soom, was  almost t'ho only form of dovotlon In tho  uppor circles of Francs Just prior to  tho revolution. A skull lllumlna'od by  tapors, garlanded with gny ribbons and  adorned with pearls might then commonly bo found In a dovout lady'* boudoir. Its pet namo was La Bulla Mla?  non, tha pretty darling, and tha fair  dovotoa waa wont to spend a part of  avary day In prayer and meditation ba������  for It, iho wuuun of Louio XV. wm  much addicted to thla, and tho aY\\\l be*  tore which sho prayed was said to ba  that of Ninon da l'Bnoloa, tha noted  oourt boauty, around whom flitted Cardinal Biohoilou, tha groat Conda, tnd  La Rochefoucauld,  A Broad Hint.  Sir Andrew Agnew of Lucknow, a  well known Scotch baronet, was long  pestered by an impudent sort of person, who Insisted on being constantly  "underfoot." Finally, however, he  dropped off, aud Sir Andrew was asked how bo got rid of him.  "Oh," said he, "I gave him A broad  hint."  "A broad hint?" repeated the inquirer. "I thought he was one of those  who never could be Induced to take  oue."  "By ma aaul," said Sir Andrew, "be  was obleeged to tak* lt! For aa tho  chlel wadna gang oot at tho door I  just threw him oot of the window I"  Air Prcwuure.  At the level of tho sea tho pressure  of the atmosphere on tho piston of an  engine ia about fifteen pounds to the  square Inch, but decreases at higher  altitudes. As this atmospheric pressure must be overcome by tlio stoara  pressure before any work can bo dono,  it In evident that at tbe diminished air  pressure of high altitudes moro work  can lio obtained from a given proHsura  of Hixnuu than at tlio bc;i level, or, lu  olhor words, nu equally olYoctlvo pros-  Hiiro of steam can bo obtained wltli  tho expenditure of loss fuel. The ilif-  forencp. however, Is not grout puourIi  to bo of auy practical importance  psrap  AU MIMMTI-MIt DOLLAI-Fl.t TRIAL  Oft T. A. UOOUM, Mmltttf  UtKlnffttW. ^Toronto,Canada  A Quesr Thing About July.  How wa cams to pronounce July aa  wo do now with tho accent on the sao*-  ond syllable is one of the unsolved mysteries of speech. Numod, of courso, af*  tar Julius Caesar, It should really ba  pronounced to rhyma with "duly," and  so our forefathers actually did pro-  nouneo It, Hpfnw'r, for timtnneo, haa  tha "Thon cams hot July boyllng Ilka  to Are," and even so lato as Johnson's  tlmo tha accent wns mill on tho "Ju."  It ls on<������ of many words which would  itartlo those ancestor* of ours spoken  at xv. tpcok thom now.*���������I������ondoit Chronicle  Faith  ?'on cannot be expected lo have faith fa  hfloh'i Coniumplion Cure, the Luna  'onto, u a cine (or Colds, Coughi and all  thaam of the air paiiagei, if vou hava  not triad it. Wa have faith in ft, and wa  fuanntaoit, lUtdwin'l euro you it coin  you nothing, Jf it doti it cotts you 23c  That'ifair. Tryltto-diy.  Shiloh hai cured many thouiandi of tha  vend ol*jlinate cant, tsd we <!<j iwt h������iU������t������  ta uy that It will euro any Cold, Cough,  Throat or Lung troubla. If wa did not  baueva this wt would net guaraataa ft.  Shfloh hai had aa tmbrok-n tecord al  ���������uecaat for ihirty wan, It hai Mood  way poiiiblo tort without fifluie. Fuithar  Proof  b found fa ihe many tatffooniali of ihow  who hava tried Shiloh and bain cured.  Mn, AreWa Taylor, Auph,Pa��������� wttai���������  "IhmrVla Mit tt EWWt'i CoaioiRatfmCm  .aitfmmiibtrmyb*m*idal IhwimtMlim.  am t_*t hai a t+W.tfm ��������� fv^S*  tmrrwitl mum IhWj of, fatto potaeMM*.  until one -tretiing my M-ik-iM Vm>|M a bottlfw  BM, Ws sm.lt ���������������> th������ -MoW-m wIm  Eta M,sm mr .Mart all am.  r*  {pplitily.  I dull iTwufi Inn**  SHILOH  22������^fi2^J_i_____S_!_S___2^  Royal Household Flour  Is Always Uniform  -Why>  It is one thing to make flour pure, well  balanced and Strong, it is another thing to  have it uniformly so���������to make flour that is  precisely the same in purity and nutriment  on Saturday as on Monday���������in May as in  November.  Because the "Royal Household** mills  have the finest testing equipment available  and unlimited resources for securing  perfect wheat, they can and do  produce���������every working day in the  year ��������� flour of precisely uniform  Strength, nutriment and purity.  That is why Royal Household Flour  makes always the very be������ bread and  pastry, year in and year out.  That is why Royal Household Flour  is the most reliable���������the moSt successful flour  ���������and being scientiflcally purified by electricity it is the purest���������the beit of all flours.  The=next-flour^you=buy=askJjQrJ!RQy4L  Household"���������and try it for yourself.  Ogilvie's Royal Household Flour.  -u.w  'J  -.j-  Imperial Maple Syrup  ALWAYS SATISFACTORY  Ask your dealer for Impnrlal Maplo Syrup.  Do not allow him to aubstltuts  an Inforlor artlolo beoauso It la cheaper.  tady'i ar Oent'l  Sand ui your namo and addreM, and tou will renolre Ftiiow ArratTM., a pn.roel containing lflXln-f* md IS Thlmbl.o (Our 1S0S p-tUrni) m������d������ tl lluitl Aluminium.  Thi-r ur, lif-mtlfulljr in*m������ll������d in colour,, ������ud embo������������������d vith ihe tnn)rir>ti������ni  "Uintah,"Oatd Uuk,"et*. Tbey ������r* l'_bt������r ud toufhir than rtil-nltwritttolM Mid at  1/D, aud new tami������h.  WE  TRUST YOU-NO MONEY REQUIRED.  Sell the 94 article! at soanti eaok, makiut* 81.*������ aUonlher, whioh forward tout, and  we will mnd you at once, ai a reward, a HUgntfleant Covar Watch, (tuarauteed for I  yuan, or oilier Prtaanta of HI|h-olau Jawallory, whioh you oan ealeot from our Uit.  At y-mr cnuioe,     00LD A 00., No. 2, Th* Watoh Houtt, Dalsmtra Oraawnt, Lwidon, W., Ing land.  Tho Goal Izodlc Hebrew Congrega*  atlon, Toronto, will eroct a ^lO.uOO  synagogue.  Sunlight Soap ia bettor than other  Sunlight, way. Buy Sunlight Boap  soaps, but is best when used la tho  and follow directions.  Hamilton board of education Iiiib  abandoned the tonic sol fa syBtem of  teaching music, In favor of staff  notation.   '  Pains, Like tho Poor, are Always  With Us.���������That portion of a man's  life which Is not made up of pleasure  ls largely composed of pain, and to bo  free'from pain Is a pleasure. Simple  remedies aro always the best in treat-  16$' bodily pain, and a safe, sure and  simple remedy Is Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil. You cannot do wrong In giving It a trial when required.  The income ot London, Ont., from  water-takers this year totals $113,*  353.93, an Increase of 95,981.83 ovor  last year,  A now whtMoHnlA drupj company Is  holng formed In Montreal with a capital ot 175,000.  is������*������BWawaia^^_������Ma^w_������������a__������a������_a__ia*a������  Sarnla has accepted anothor $5,000  from <\nt1r<vw OnrnflRle. making |20,-  000 In all, for library purposes.  To Prevent is Bettor Than to Repent���������A llttlo modlclne in tho shape  of tho wonderful pollots which aro  known as Parraoleo'i Vegetable Pills,  admlnlstorcd at tho proper time and  with tho directions adhered to often  prevent a fierloun nttn-nk of Rlrknoss  and save money which would go to  tho doctor. In all irregularities of  the digestive organs thoy are aa Invaluable oorrectivo and hy cleansing  the blood they ckmr the skin ot im-  porfootlom.  -������l  fluid ft pottftl  card  (dr  our  sew  booklet,    "In tho  Interest  oi'  (loot!  LlvlnK."   It's froo on request.  CODVILLI 4 CO* Ospt. M���������  Winnipeg, Man* yf  T>onald9s  Interference  By W. W. HIA'ZS  CopvrigM. MM, by W. W. Btntt  o*.o*'0">*.e..o-.o..oi.owwa^tM0^o*o*o-^-iO-.������(e)  Miss Lettlce was crying. It was ia  the mind of Donald Ordway, a brave  hearted gentleman, aged fourteen, that  this tit of teiirs had to do with the  visitor who hnd just left her. Therefore it was befitting that this visitor  ahould return and make prompt apology to Miss Lettlce for anything ln  , his words or actions which might hava  caused tears. It seemed to Donald  that it was both his peculiar duty and  much to be valued privilege to bring  back this visitor and see that the apology was, made, even If lt should be  necessary to resort to force to accomplish the desired end.  There would be odds against him, ha  reflected, aa he thought of the stranger's broad shoulders and athletic appearance, but odds In battle were not  to be considered by an Ordway, nor  was lt well that one of the family  should contemplate the bare possibility of defeat in any warlike undertaking. Of course defeat was possible,  but one could and did put it out of hia  uind in going Into battle.  Therefore Donald set out hastily  ���������long the oak arched driveway which  led to the big gate. It was his calculation that he would be able to overtake the late visitor just outside the  - boundary of the Ordway demesne, and  this cheered him, for it would not do  to attack a guest within your gates..,  Once outside the gates the duties of  hospitality do not shield the offender.  This was ln the code of Konald's blue  grass country and was not to be questioned by one who was raised upon  the lessons furnished by that code.  And just beyond the big gates he did  overtake the visitor, who was walking  along the roadside toward the station,  slashing angrily at weeds with his  cane. Donald had not figured on the  cane and wished that he had thought  to provide himself with a weapon af   some sort.   But there was no time to  hesitate, and'he made haste to put BlmT  self alongside his adversary to he.  "Pardon me, sir," said Donald, "for  Interrupting you." The whole procedure must be carried through with  perfect politeness. Rudeness, even to  an enemy, was never justifiable. Donald recollected having heard his father  often say that.  . Tba man with the cans came to a  ���������top.  "Wall, what Is It, young roan?" he  ���������aid, somewhat brusquely. This  fcrusqueness was very ungentlemanly,  thought Donald, but the man was a  northerner, and this, in Donald's eyes,  showed that he knew no better.  'Tou are Mr. Douglass?" He had  eten the card on the tray In tbe ball.  "Yea. What of It?" this brusquely, aa  before. Tben, "Did Miss Mason send  you after me?" with a trace of eagerness In his voice.  "Certainly not, sir," said Donald,  with dignity. "I bave come on my own  account, sir," It was not in the coda  that one should drag the name ot a wo-  nan In the quarrels of men.  "Weil, what do you want?" Tha  hruaquenesa was again quite evident.  "It will be necessary for you, sir, to  apologise te my cousin, Miss Lattice  Mason,"  "Apologise to Miss Mason!"  "You have beard ma correctly, sir."  Donald was greatly rejoiced at tha  irm dignity of hia own tones. He felt  that he was carrying through bis part  tn the affair In a way which would  have won tbe sincere commendation of  his father and even of his grandfather,  wbo bad beon the most famous duelist  ef bis day and state,  "But, young man, I don't ewe Miss  Mason any apology,"  "That, sir, Is a question which you  must permit me to decide Miss Ms-  son is, as I have said, my cousin, Wa  Ordways"���������tbero was a quiver of pride  In tbe way which Donald pronounced  tbo namo-"nro not acciiBtomed to receive Instructions from outsiders upon  Matters of etiquette."  "What mnkoa you think I ewe Miss  Mason an apology?"  "Is lt not tinougb, sir, for yon te  Inow that I doom an apology necessary?"  How his prospective antagonist threw  bnck his bead and laughed loud ond  long. Donald watted puiiouuy uuui  the fit of laughter bail pm>t*vd U wna  merely another Item to be added te  Mr. Douglass' count of rudeness.  There bad been nothing in the Ordway  blood or tbe Ordway upbringing to  teach tbls fourteen-year-oid tUfti*intent of tho cavaliers that there was  anything ridiculous In bis demanding,  without condescending to explain, aa  apology from a bearded man of thirty,  "Ho," said Mr. Douglaas. still half  choked with laughter, "ft la not  enough for me to know tbat yon con-  eider au apology aecmary. I must  catch my train and will bid you good  afternoon." With tbls be turned and  would have, walked forward, but that  Donald laid ��������� detaining band en hie  erio.  "Abee yeo must fight we, str."  "Now, look here, you young savage,  why don't you pick out a man of yonr  else Instead of trying to pick a quarrel  with a little fellow like myself?" Evidently Mr. Douglass was inclined to  consider the whole affair a joke, for he  threw up bis arms in a position of defense which Donald could readily sea  was burlesqued.  All that could be demanded ef etes  the Ordway courtesy was passed, and,  the limit reached, Donald struck with  all his might at the head of his antagonist. But the antagonist would not  fight fairly.   Ha simply grasped aotM  or Donald's small hands. in., bis own  big palms, held tliein fast, nud when  the upholder "of the Ordway name attempted to kick he found himself lying  fiat on his buck.  "Now, youngster, come down off your  high horse a bit and tell me what is the  mutter with you."  Searching his memory "or some precedent of his own condition, Donald  found none. His ancestors had, some of  tbem, been imprisoned for upholding  what they believed to be their right  or their honor, but none, so far as Donald knew, had ever been so lgnomin-  iously .treated ao himself. Tha big  U&ra weitea up to bis eyes arm <rere  prevented from overflowing only by  pride. His opponent caught sight of  the tears and at once released him.  This was putting Donald on honor not  to renew hostilities without due warning. He drew himself up with all the  remains of dignity which ha could  command.  "You have the better of me, sir, ln  the matter of strength. But rest assured that I shall not permit the mutter to drop. You will hear from me  again, sir."  "Now, youngster, tell me what ls tha  matter. If I owe an apology, you can  bet I will make it at once."  Truly this northerner was not so entirely deficient in courtesy. It might  ba well to explain.  "Miss Mason, my cousin, upon whom  you called a few minutes ago, went to  her room in tears as you left I naturally take it for granted that you said  something to offend her."  "In tears! Something to offend her!  Are you quite sure about the tears, my  boy?" There was eagerness in tha  questioner's tones.  "Certainly I am sure,"  "Tireff^mia~with~m������-and-watch-me-  apologize."  And Donald'a rather short legs found  much difficulty In keeping pace with  the longer ones of Mr. Douglass. In  fact, Mr. Douglass reached the house  a good five minutes before Donald  came up, puffing and blowing.. He  could not understand why bis cousin  should bo.standing there in the doorway with her head on Mr. Douglass'  shoulder and crying at tbe same time.  Ha pushed forward fiercely.  "Oh, Donald, Donald, dear!" said  Mla* Lettlce, amlllug moat happily  through a mist of tears. Donald went  forward mora slowly, confronting  something now which ha did not pretend to understand.  "I've apologized, Donald," said Mr.  Douglass.  It was not to be expected tbat Don-  aid, at the age of fourteen, should hava  arrived at an understanding of woman  nature sufficient to comprehend that  Miss Lettlce bad rejected Mr. Douglass and tbat tbe tears which she shed  were tears of regret at her own action.  Nor did he understand exactly tha  part be had himself played in bringing  back the man wbo bad been rejected-  bringing him back to be accepted.  But, despite tbe fact tbat be was  only fourteen, Donald was the best  man at tbe wedding.  chicken, carnivorous or graminivorous?  Graminivorous, of course. It lives upon corn and oats and wheat, the seeds  af plants, grass blades, tbe lettuce that  you expected to eat, and all such. Yea,  well. You keep them on tbat diet and  eee bow many eggs you get. And then  you give them beef scraps with their  grain and Ls,ilce the difference.���������Everybody's Magazine.  Yery Good Soap,  There was a sound of revelry by afternoon in the barrack room, and It was  quita evident that something had  ���������grievously offended the gallant sons of  Mars. Presently the door was flung  open and an officer entered. "What is  the meaning of this disgraceful nofse?"  he snapped, and in reply the orderly  handed hlra a basin. "Would you  mind tasting that sir?" he said. The  officer did so. "Why, you ungrateful  lot of rascals," he cried, "lt strikes ma  you want something to growl about.  I think this is very good soup indeed,  and if it's good enough for me"���������  "Yes, air; thafs Just it," interrupted  the orderly. "They, want to persuade  ua ita tea, sirr  Haste Under Difflcnltie*.  The first conductor who played with  a large orchestra in New York was  Louis A. Jullien. One of his pieces waa  a "Fireman's Quadrille," during the  performance of which an alarm of fire  was regularly sounded and a brigade  of firemen appeared In the hall! Theo-  dore Thomas was one of Jullien's violinists for a time, and this may help to  explain why he himself iVl867,y when  he gave hts New York Terrace Garden  concerts, once created a sensation by  making the piccolo players climb up  into the trees before the piece began.  On another occasion the tuba player  had been sent behind the audience into  the shrubbery. When he began to  play the police mistook him for a  practical joker who was disturbing the  music and tried to arrest him. "I  shall never forget the comical scene,"  Thomas writes in his "Autobiography,"  "as the poor man fled toward the stage,  pursued by the irate policeman,_ and  trying tb get in a note here and there  as he ran.''  Humor and Philosophy  By DUNCAN M. SMITH  WHY HE IS BRAVE  Did you ever stop to figure  That the man behind the trigger  Is no braver than the shaver   .  Who is looking down the muzzle;  That the fellow with the rifle  At his service has.a trifle  The advantage o'er the pilgrim  At the wrong end of the puzzle?  Oh, yes, the man behind the gun;  He Is the brave and daring one,  The hero of the action  And later the attraction  When he is showing ladies how 'tls ioaei  But will you please explain to me  Just why it is he shouldn't be.  That's what he has the gun there for,  You'll find on reading rules of war.  WThen he's in tho trenches lying,  Though the balls above are flying  And much louder than the powder  Comes the order. to advance,  Then perhaps he sometimes wishes  For the woods and little fishes,  But an order is an order,  And he has to take a chance.  *  Oh, then the man behind the gun  Can only rise and forward run!  But still he must be human,  Although a tried and true man,  And it isn't always what you'd class u  fun  When advancing to the charge  To discover that a large  Enemy opposing you  Also has a gun or two.  Working Both Ends.  A PnWii������ber'������ LXttle Joke.  __ In Twenty, Years Ago it is related  That when*one~of"TJo"wling'a"Christmas-  tates had sold very well Tinsley, the  publisher, thought he might be pardoned for ''taking a rise" out of the  author. He introduced Dowling to a  stranger at the Gayety and then whis-,  pered to him: "Dick, my boy, do your  best to make yourself agreeable to our  friend. He is the largest buyer of  those Christmas stories of yours. I  must be off."  Dowling spoke for awhile on general topics to the stranger, and at last  be ventured on the subject of books.  "I suppose you know," be said, "that  I am tbe unfortunate man who wroto  Tlnsley's last annual?" "Yes, I recognize your name, Mr. Dowling," said  the stranger. "Mr, Tinsley tells me  you are a large buyer of books," said  Dowling. "Yes, I buy a lot of stuff of  one kind or another, I am a waste paper merchant."  MemUora Kara a Llvlnar,  Monkeys are more than pets In some  parts of the world. At Malabar, India,  tbey are taught to work and have actually made themselves almost Indispensable ln tbe homes of the wealthy.  The Malabar monkey Is of the fine species known as tbo langur. It is very  warm la Malabar, and there le a fan  called tbe punka, which used to be  kept In motion by a slave. It required  a ������lave to work each punka, but now  every punka In Malabar ia worked by  a monkey. It was an English officer  wbo conceived the Idea of making tba  langur work ln tbat manner. The fan  Is a movable frame, covered witb canvas and suspended from tbe celling, j  The motion Is caused by pulling a i  cord. Tbe officer tied tho bands ot tho ;  langur to one of tba cords aud then by  means of another cord put the machine In motion. Of course the monkey's hand wont up and down, and tbo  ati'iutmt ot.������di..ci what li'.v.i cf a gn.m������  was being plny-pfl. Then th. offWr  patted Its head and fed it with candy  till soon the langur thought it line fun  to work tbe punks. The experiment  wa* successful, and now thousands of  *u%>u'm.t.im 4.4 lu har.-i'.'jj::.   1.x-tha is go.  Discredited.  There is a man In Westchester county, N. ������.', who Is known as the most  untrustworthy person in the place. He  wis novor been caught in a malicious  lio or in circulating even an unkind  fact, only it seems an impossibility for  him to' distinguish between fact and  fiction once bis tongue is loosed. IIo Is  humbly aware of this shortcoming,  Not long since a small outbuilding  cnugbt fire. He hurried for tbo wator  bucket and called to bis wife, "Run out  to the road and holler 'Flrel'"  "Holler yourself!" she shouted back,  whllo sbo ran with another pall.  "Me!" be returned. "Who'd come If l  hollered 'Fire!' I'd like to know? If  thoy did they'd bring matches and kindling!"  A Wlm Owl.  A Meet Diet.  There ll just one little, tiny, Infinitesimal error In tbe assumption that  our primordial ancestors lived entirely  upon unoonltoA frnlta and nuts, a  trifling miscalculation wblcb vitiates  tLu conclusion thnt what met our  wants wben we dangled head downward from a tree limb will meet our  wants now tbat we have been turned  t'other end op. Tbe error la this: They  didn't Ne animal lives exclusively on  te$aUhta ot intuftl food.   ������'���������������������������������'��������� ���������  "He thinks he has a fortune in his  bees."  "Is there that much money in  honey?"   ���������  "No, but he has a scheme to put the  stings on the market for a new variety of extra strong pepper."  They Get In,  Because of the fact that there is  only an imaginary line instead of a  -high-board--fenGe-between_the_Ilnited���������  States and Canada there is many a  Chinaman smuggled in who couldn't  get across the line if he were to get  off the boat at Detroit and inquire of  a policeman the location of the nearest  laundry.  There are, as the scientist has observed, sixteen or forty-seven ways of  removing the sealskin covering from  tho domestic cat, and tlie intelligent  Chinaman has learned forty-eight of  them and every few days runs across  a new one.  Not every sack of potatoes that  comes across the border is exactly  what ll seems. Down below the innocent tubers may be stowed away a  Chinaman In search of a new country  to love and to launder. In about one  day he looks so innocent that the ordinary observer might think he had  been here ever since the year before  the flood.  When It Runs to Football,  "What is tbe meaning of higher education?"  "I think It must be the training of  the feet"           Paid In Kind.  LECTIO)  tc**ay  POORLY PAID TEACHERS.  The   Salaries   That   Professors   aad  Tutors In Harvard Receive,  Only a few Harvard professors get  $4,000 a year. The cost of living and  the demands of life in general have  greatly increased, but no increase has  come in the stipends of these able and  hardworking men.  In 18G8 a full professor got from  $3,800 to $333.32, with an average of  $2,273; tutors were paid an average of  $1,007.22; instructors, an average of  $548; assistants received salaries between $S75 and $41G.G7.  Today a full professor's salary ls  $4,000, an associate professor's $3,500,  an assistant professor's $2,000, an instructor's $1,000 or less, an assistant's  between $250 and $400.  In the course of the thirty-seven  years which have passed since 18G8 almost all other persons on salary hava  had their compensation raised to suit  the times. It costs a professor much  more to live now than It did then, and  it takes him longer to become a full  professor, which means a shorter working life. And he does not bold a position which may be filled by the first  comer, but is a learned, experienced  scholar, always eminent in his especial  branch of study and often one of the  masters of It There is no other occupation where first class ability is aa  poorly paid, and few make more exacting demands upon the intellect and tha  nerves. It can be only a genuine love  ef learning and of teaching for their  ���������wn sakes which could induce a gifted man to work so hard for so Insignificant a reward.  The alumni of Harvard, however,  have taken the matter up and are endeavoring to bring about a better state  of things, believing that'In so doing  they are working in the Interest not  only of their own college, but of every  other in the country. Several largo  subscriptions are said to have been  promised, and Harvard professors may  soon be paid as well as bank clerks  and commercial travelers. "  -Odd-Beta,-  Ilo took somo tainted money  And wont down to tlio storo,  Tho butchor Bavo him tainted meat,  And, oh, but ho wish sorol  First Owl-Blow my fcatliersi  Wouldn't you like to be a peacock,  dear?  Second Owl-No, thanks. Fancy  mokhit* lore with all those eyca ou  one!   I should be too buuliful,���������I'um h.  HU Idea of Training.  "Johnny, the lady who called is a  trained uurne."  "Can sho jump through a hoop?"  With a Little Help.  ��������� "Thero is such u thing as grlndlnf  tjiftit diMvn too luint >*  "Yea, even a enft will turn."  V-    Not If He Knows It.  Ono thing a wino man  Will not do  la bite off mor* ' .  until na okii (.new.  PERT PARAGRAPHS.  It is a wise man who can make use  ef secondhand experience.  from Ufe.  Ile-MlM r������***������ay Is uonderfnlly well  Informed on ancient history.  8bc���������Ytt������, she waa always a great  observer.-Detroit Free Vreu.  So mutter bow hard a roan tries, ha  t.'.utiuH Miike a loy think tliat turning  tbe grindstone ia some new kind uf  game.  Nothing succeeds like success, although you hear ot a brilliant failure  <xvtt������U>utaUy.  Some extraordinary bets have been  made on the Japanese-Russian war. A  number of Japanese officers bave bet  that tbey' would be killed in battle.  The money was to go to their widows.  One officer, on starting for the front,  made the following wager: If he were  killed within a month bis heirs were  to receive, $500. After that date he was  to pay his opponent 10 yen (5) a day  until he bad survived 100 days, after  which the bet was to cease. He undertook to expose himself to danger only  when military conditions demanded it���������  ln other words, he was not wilfully te  let himself be killed.       ,  In a moment of excitement Lomakin,  a Moscow merchant, undertook to "eat  bis boots" if Japan were not forced te  sue for peace by July 1 last. Against  this hia opponent bet 500 rubles. Lomakin nto the boots. But as no time limit  was Imposed be cut off nnd swallowed  only a tiny strip each day, completing  tbo achievement on Nov. 20. His opponent absolved bim from eating the  nails.  The Kins'* Gloved Hnnd.  It was noticed In Paris when King  Edward was thero that be always appeared in public with bis right band  gloved, but not his loft. As it is a common practice to carry the right glove  loose, and not the left, much speculation 1ms boen excited by tbo king's reversal of this custom. One learned  writer suggests that It is due to a  sound pcrcepilun ot hygienic propriety,  Tlio object of a glove, he Rays, Is not  to adorn, but to protect the hnnd.  Whicli hand lias tlie more constant employment anil Ih therefore brought into  closer contact wltli microbes? Why,  tlio right hand. It follows that In keep.  Ing Hint band gloved ihe king shows  his unfailing sense. Vivo le nol!~Lon-  don Chronicle.   mi'Si m .limn  iuMp'-r-w���������*��������� ���������' i ���������������������������-iMi*f  III*Twelfth nirtlular.  Tho Into Lord KiinkoII of Kiliowen,  tbe well known Judge, was, during the  early days of IiIh career, a victim of  an iinniHing piece ot repartee on the  part of a wHih-hm.  "What iu your ago?" asked the great  counsel,  "Is it my ago you are asking?" replied tlit- wltni'Hs,  ������������������������������. nlr. Now ppenk up nnd bo ox*  ���������.et!"  "And Im exact*   Wail, ot uii the ~-  ������������������Tho court dni's not Uesiro to hoar  nny ujiiiuuuits ������jf yours. Tell the.court  your ngo,"  "Well," snid tin' man, "I eelebnileO-  my twelfth birthday Inst week."  "Do you mean to tell the eourt that  you nro not more thnn twelve years of  age? Why, ymi look more t!i:m Hire*  times tlmt ago!''  "Four times would be exact."  "Aim!   >et   y.,,i   *,������'Dt���������i'    tu  t-*!I  tlie-  and remember you are on onth���������thnt  you celebrated >o������ir lv>< iiii* i..iU**;,*y  taut week?"  "And It'* quito true, but then, you  rnto, I waa Imrn ou Vols. 2f������. in leap  year, and my birthday only comes onct  It four years, * ^���������-h*.-^,** X^tm*  JAPANESE  at a Low Price,  Wholesale and Retail.  S'.vee' and Clean qualify  f6olbs.........'.!.' $2 65  .No. 6 Japtown,....Cumberland B.(  For CANDIES  -Novelties,   Pictures  Frames and cleaning  of frames.  D.   HUNDFN  " Lamberlan-  ���������    **   '"i- *���������-" *  JS j$l j&Z. rE! tRj S  .4 "        ,    JJ \:\ I .     '*        *'  (.' ���������'������������������' ������-v.'.*i   ���������' ,    -  *��������� ��������� J      ���������      ' ���������   ' '  '    ���������  X^^EJAD. .Cases and Pies delive*  >"' "ed daily to any pari of Cit}  ^L *it<i"x f - Grot-arm  C. H. TARBELL.  "���������- ��������� ��������� . - , ���������>     ��������� ������������������  ,    i  }^igh Grade stoves  and all Kitchen Requirements  1PORTSMENS GOODS  '���������k "   <fc GENERAL HARDWARE  THE,BOUNp.SILO.  4dvaatnges of the Continnong Open  Front Construction.  The most untisffietory silo is the one  made of one thickness of two inch  staves, planed on both sides and heavily tougued and grooved, says F. H.  Ryder in National Stoekifunri. The bet-  el on the 'edges"of the staves conforms  to the circle, aud the staves should also  be matched according to the bevel. I  bave.in mind n eertalu make of silo;l  have seen In-which the staves are beveled, but the groove is not pat ln at  right angles to the bevel, so tbat when,  (lie tongue or On Is inserted It is nl-  most certain to'split, leaving the liun-  uer practically unmatched. The object1 of having tlio staves matched ia  twofold���������to secure a tighter joint and  to prevent the building from blowing  1**1 hi <3  *r il ik.  -7 ~r  **    vj *i "I "X= <<$-"*"  ~l^--    r\j������.*P?< ^   '  "^i-rtnr  -w^Jjl^L'liJsLvJ I  ' *LJ-^������i35j235-=5?  TRADE MARKS*  DiT.aiCNS,,  COPYRIGHTS &0  Anyone sending a ulcctcli and dexvlptiou may  quickly iwcortalfl, true,, wbGtli.j: '.an -invention In  probably patentable. (Vrarainilciitlons sirliitly  aunfidontlal. Oldest iwmicj ���������../rBcciu'lJiKlHit^nts  .in Arndioa, Wn haye n WiiHliingtou olTlco.  J'.itfei)/*- tnken UiroOKb Mwn A Co. rcwlvo  Ji"'('l|tl,iVol.l0(jiUtUO , .   '.  '"��������� SeiENTiFlO jUMERIGAN,.  taeuritruily llliiRtrotcd, Uruost elrculiilioii of  ,yoy>elowt.l_c*ouru.'i;, wcokly.torniof'l.OilM youri  {l.Msix mouths sS.peclir.pn coplou unci UA.MO  ���������BOOlC ON XUTKNTS*! BOIlt free.   AddrcBB  '"'������������������'���������    '    MUNN   A   CO.,  ������61 llt'Oii'lwav, Now York,  jfQHS^ M,cLEQDS  Jn>H PTftBT.-T!! AHS  CANDY. FRlflTM,  OKiAIth & TOIiAOCOS,  HARNESS  (PEN SILO, SHOWING BASE AND ROOF 002!  ���������������������������������������������-     ' PLET13.  down when empty. I know of at least  ���������;ix unmatched round silos that have  Mown down In the Inst trvf> years.  Cypress lumber is iiudoubu-dly tin-  'jest lumber that grow? for silo uses.  It shrinks very'little and waips scarce*  ly at all.  The patent slio, If il be a ttr������t diifi;.  me, Is both cheaper anil lieiier Hrio  any bonieuiade one. no mutter how w*������ j)  built  Not only are they cheaper, but lf  bovigbt from a flrst oln'ss linn n patent  round stave silo Is the "best In tiii<  world. Ensilage being such a heavy  product, the easy, economical handling  of It (should be considered. YVIili n dooi  Mllo the plan usually followed Is to linvt  about one-lirtlf of tho front open, tin:  rest closed. This plnn, of conrso, ro*  qui row inuch lifting its the epslhige x,  being taken out, The most desirable  ivny It' to have the silo ojf the oimtir.u-  ous open front construe! Ion, where liy-  lhe oil tiro front enn be openotl up onii  lion nl at a time ns the feeding from  tbo silo Is being done, This niiilc<������*H 'h.'  door on n level with the feeding sur-  face all tlie time, and to me this ineilv  od seenni'to possess the greatest niorlt.  NRY'S  i  Nurseries. Greenhouses  and Seedhouses.  Vancouver  B. C.  Headquarter*'- t< i Pacific Coast,  Grcwn garden,'flower and field'  Ne������ crop now i-: aid on  test in'  our Or* eiihuit-ff      Ai-k   your titer  olia  t it 'beni.in sealed j^ackapee  lf he tt'-etti'i finiKiie . f tit tt t  we  will  mail  50 Assorted flc Packages ol \:eae*  tablu uiu   KJ.������*������i Si .ii , {'iii ouu ativo*  tion) Huiiaiile t. ���������. B������   ('ai* :eua  Fqr SI 00  SPECIAL i'KlCES ON YOUR 13ULK  SliKDS  B.O.GBOWN FRUIT AND  ,q.RN'\MEi\.T\I. TREE'  JNow ready 'for Spring ship'tient;  I^ira nice stock of 2 A7. 3 year  Apple IVet.^ $21)00 per 100  "   ������     -$180 00'per 1,001 r  MaT'ard Plum,   ' ^VOOeael.  T������niia-  Pruno. 2 vr,fine, $25 per 100  SiifiarPluiif, 'i.vr.iine.jHO'pe'' 10*>  Full hst of other :;iock at.reyular price-*  j- ..--    , ���������__ !___>" ' ' i  No pspensje, loss or delay -*;f(fiimigatio_ <>   '  itisptci-jion     L-st uio  puco   your i'st befoi"'  -.j'aoibg your  ruder  GrfcciiboUoe ylautH, Fio>al-������Vork, Bee Sup  ��������� ii.S, i'l-ilit   I'.';   '-aj'>,   F--: Cii.^cr.  .Catalo^e   Free.  FOR PRESENTATION  PURPOSES.  .STERLI'NO tolLVER.TSA SET  aUADUUPLE.SlLV^RPLAT-;  Iiii Tii: A aud COFFEE ISETti  CJ A HI N ETIS f >r' TABLE SIL-  VEK  SUi.iD GOLD W.ATCHJ^  L A DI E.s n nu   li E N i B   W &6'i'  M i i\ tJ'i E R CH liVi'IN U CLOCKS  SOL if)     liOLJJ     HEAl/ED  OANJSS        ' ':  i'^Lns Snrpa.-8ed nowhere  Prices lower ih li elsewher  Int-c iplioii EngMivinj.' free and ut  etiurl' notice" '^m*^������m%Mm\mm^r '  TO  B \J B XJUUt III J i  Watchmaker   and   Jeweller,  M. J. LLJNi'Y  3010 "WestMiistSter Road  \ ii.iwt.x ii.% cr. IG.'.Ci  ������c���������������'g������e-&���������)������6e������6e������������**s���������������c  When In Courtenay. ivtay At  The (.('Urtenay Hotel  ?    i .    .-*     ���������   i        J     .. ���������:      ���������*  E,very eoi'iv-*r.ien������*e tor ^ne.<;s.  'itho Ovntial B.qU-1 for ysportsmoui  None but the Best"of Wines antT^Liquor'  ai  iho  Bar.  R/VTKS RE^f?ONf-3Lli;  VVIU.AUI) in nrrnm������'.| to  '   till ������ny (Wor* f������i l-'i.-a or  Hntvy (Urn*.-**!!, at i-|i<.rt u-non,  \\  WiM.-lKli u\m���������     Cumberland,  MMKIM  *������*��������������������������� mammtwimAmmmmmmamew-  for K.tl-,arnining��������� Paper-h mginjr  Ml .'*.���������'.������        Mil*.! I'UI * .1 '11^.,. -Jtl  ,''     ���������"' I 'i t * -i     f* ������������������ r- ,-* f. '-,  ���������  ���������    ������������������> *-��������������� .    H,      ^' .U    i\,l    ������,  Oumbi'Mof>ci i-iot'ji,  Merit In Farm St'iinrntom.  TLo InnroiistHl vnliit' of sliimmllli  tllrcot from (lio Hcpiirntor whon foil to  p'.ga or onlvim will lu a very nIioH tlmo  mako a Inve.e pnyinonf on the mwlilne.  Tlien, too, tim vory best butter U uusde  from iTi'.'uii direct from tin* si'pnnitor,  TM.-i w:'������ kIhuvii ni the roecnt crcniiH-ry  Initu't- iiiulu'is' hIiow m Kt. Paul, where  thi������ tlrt*t pvHe liutlcr, Hcoiinjr KTVj  |i iiiih, wun iniiili' nt h ei'cinni'i'y  wi.cro 1." pci t--'tit of the ereiim  ���������nine -from the farm gepnrntor. 'I'lio  iiepurntoi- khvi's work In tlie lioiwe  .in! Ih lunch i du to cleiin Thnn n lot  ul' nuur enijs i pmiA li reiiuiri-'H lint  little room nntl doo������ iiuiiv wMti hnn-  .ll.UK n lot of he lu cool ihe milk, In  .Inly nnd August, when it Ih nlinont Un  ���������dh.   'i   ��������� *  ,    iJ cream or mnko  ������������������������������������id   I'-.tti i   l.y, ;;r.",vlt"   l". "������0(!m   "������  "I'liiiruioi   vni������.-s   jh  ijk ini    utld   hy  ���������roper liii'tu'lji" rr the iM-eiirn en yt"   I  jjo.hn ,J .hnE,tQn.     Prep  WILLIAM^ BRCS  I " hi    i *   "������������������  "   r t t r* - s-������, i       ���������, *** " "i* . >*% ���������  LiyGlV   aifiiiso'  .      TE.-UIS't'l'TS AND   DltAYMKN      '.  ;     StNCU.K   A.NjJ.1   DojTH'K   UK"     ;   ,.  '.    koh  Thnic.     Ar.i. Oupkus    ',  Pi?n?,rpT;,Y   A'i-"im,^'.t>j.-".������   to  ��������� Third St., GumLerianH,B C'!  When Jn fen! prlan'  STAY  AT THE   VEMWMIS.  itdf     AM, pONyi'NIBNlll'H   I'Oll   tiyilSTH.  TllK,l}All IH SlU'l'UKn wrrir  Best Liquors and'Cij;ar$j  a ���������! mpa  WaVerly ffotei  ITir^t-Olass AccoHimodatipn  .. ..at Xk.|d.bone.bie Kates ...  REST OF W1NJ5S <fe LIQUORS.  "���������RE,  PHOI'RiEl'OR  ^y- trstc. .ii_ *\* _��������� ua. i*������  INTJ������R*rSTL\iJ-  IN;*TRUCTiTh  O'RREGf   EN3LI3I1-T.  HOM TO U6E IT.' r  (A     -lONTHLV   v AGA/.uNJ'    DXVOTEI)   TO   THI* '  Ukk .0.1'' Knoi.ish  JO-iKCHINK   UUIOK Hikbp,  Kditm'. I  Part;*I Contents for thig TJIontli.  C'nr.si.* hi Eii'.'li ih f������ r thf* R   .inner.  ��������� Co !������������������������������������������������������ in Kuv'i.ii    r t-hc    vi'v-i! t'npii  Ho-v (��������������������������� ,J  crease.Oue'k Vouu...ai,vi-i/.  The <\'*i < f Onuversa ion. :    '  .-h. ��������� 1' ai������.l-W���������nl(?:    liof -..y..- thnn.  Pnniuue j,,^ou8 (Centupy  '-lie:.''   aryl.  Coiiectiii i,liflut.      J it. ill-  rC*7Fre*ct"PTgii n fnTT^SjIi'ipr  .-...-I, i n.v.i i- ���������;- I, j ij- - -,.-   -���������--y -=^.-'.~.-.v;;'*.'.*. iSfitafi--  M^w i ���������   i . *  iii .\V    Hi. ...n rw.iw'ii.'.*.' * 'Iiimw*^***!*' ' *���������  **f  OlTYOFCUiVf^^LANP  ';STATEMEfr  ,For Year Ending Dec. ?l8t :19iQi5,  V ���������'-������������������**! '" * '  Jan 1. 1905, Ca-.li in Jank |;804..^  Tra'oe Lictmcus,....... .$1,757 5P  Road tax,... ...... .'.$  374'00  ReaJ.E.tate Tax...... ..$1 10a,i)0  Sale of flurse,.....'.'.'.,., %     20*OQ  Swali.'' Auuonut, '",$     43.75       .',^  Scavenger Account..... .|l,033!00  Wall Rent, ".9    47 00  Rout lsol^iiou 'Hospital. .$     7 75  Police Cour- 1? 100' 50  ������.<le Walk,...'.", ...'....$   ,84 30  bog.Tax,:;..; 9. \6-too  Pound Account, ...'....'.If   '  0,00  '���������" ���������   "      ' "    .9i,9HlJI������  fjoTAi* r^'^'^-'f.  ..-���������^EXPENJHllUfl^E..������������������t*      "'  Adverti������ing Account $ 68 70 3  Dot* Ta^tf   ....$   3U0 j  Diuin'Account       .$ 37^,5  1\ ol Accunt,........... .,������   9.4,0 ������  .Council.Cliamb-r,....... .|   2 60  Kiccuoii Acciuut, $ 72 Up  Piro Protection Account,'. ,S3t>3 ������&  Refund Road Tax........ t .1*2 00  !S*...!ile Ao. loi- 1 HoiNb,.. ,^'J.'2o UJ)  Water R-it-b,........'...' ft  .0 00  Blucksniitn's Rep.,. '.,"$ _1.45  Rone Feed,......; J,.. .'. ,$14250 I  Lighting Account;���������  C'uit iiuU,iL',... I l&.OP  Hall...'.......    ; ...... $.63 lip  ���������Stives,..  .^360 UP       -.-���������.'    ..  SapijlU-, .........'.'       ..p'oblO ,'  gca'ven������er Account, ,'jjl 14'3J)      5 f  Hall Account..    ' *'   ,..,$ ty 8,1 l  Hea(tii Ac , Officer,. .JS������12'd 00  Health Ac, Sundries,.... Jji   J5,l^  la lation HottpitaJ,. .*....'. ..$ tfl o\k  UUiou Accouui:���������  Aud'itor,  1904, '.$ 10 Op  Pcem um Oierii's Bono, .g   ti 00  'iiifiolies,     '.'I..',.. ,$ '22;63  Puiii:  'Juurt, .'. $ ::8 op  J      iutLicsi un uVtrarat .',...*>   V> 35  Coa,..-..*. ..  .... *... ;*g IGU'p  lh-ui<������! cl Preuiiuin ,1908 % 53 U-)  luqueeC, , ',,. .   4>  10 Up  'Dilnatjon Jul. \%     ...  .pio up,  A(lv< i i.i'bii*^,...."   Su-.i-ir.i--,....'.'...'...  Ji. Pries'. dui\Cjuife,  Sch'ni'l Aocdu .*,   ���������pulcMalk   Account,..  k.-tn".l it ..1 it   .'���������'..  V\ I4jji b    .io.    it   -.it���������  R.  Hui-ual    %  ��������� > ".* y?  . .-j 26 UO  . .$uoi uo  .  $;J05 59  ���������i,tu  ���������S-iiuii'-B ii  Eugli.-h Uuera \irc.  \j''i'iie riibin.  ''���������.} :i'i .> * *  L     Vi .   _ ���������.:.iai.  $90 lOQ  ���������y*' ���������-���������i,y.  ^*0 uO  "J i LQea Aid .tins...'. .".,, . 'jf&yo III)  "  ���������*. ' ' "jo 3<������5 74!  *   130 C'5  ���������Trfebtyiiri-ti"1  V\ hat to   ay .ndAVb.u Not vu ^ay;" >| j)^ (lju^ ,.Vall   l4.,, 4 :Jl  ,v(Waoo"j  i5i|   nt)e-io lisi <it Ai)i.i*('viiH.i(iii*j, "     '���������  B'l-inebK ]y)jli.sh/or   he RnxjinOBS Man  ���������5iiiertf*������iK 'Avfj'tlJ,   '       i 20 00   ;  1 Ivvre.bv eerijify (tlmt  1 i-.H.ye* o:-  ;]' aiiii,. ���������:��������� the  -ooiia'aii-J  yoyoiiorh of  $1 n Yeur   beiiU iOc lov.sjimple copy ,  if       xti'V T'APii  ti    c    '���������*���������������   ill   ���������! the C iv ul Ctiiiiuiii itui,il    mnl. linil  1.0,'oi, I  hM,l,l II, .Evan^-JII.*, lb-<.,u yVrr.-c ..��������� t( .,������ ^ ..i..,'.li Hl..>Vi-;  ��������������������������� ��������� ff ���������-:-.    .-      ���������.. ���������     '1 F. A. ai.>'lJJ.fy. Ci'y ^odii'M, '  >   rr*   a -i>. .;mn*Ti'   ' Ouuib rfiuua ���������lJ.C.jJ.,.). ������, IU .tf,  COTRTKNAY.   B.C.,  ijREKDER  of     olstein CajttljB,' Cli..- j  i.e.  \V 1,'ite J'lus,,   Barred J'lymoul  K   CK. i  S'e.  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FAPMFTJS PRICES.  A  UNJfJN*MA,.K Cir.AK  ROM   TI*>K--  Cgban Oigar F^gfory  $. J. ^(pTfif, ProT^trtt'if,  mr  'i:M. |*   I'l'.n   Ih-  'l'"lltl,l*l  ll.*  im ili.i;nr. vouti.^  O'.HX )0 OUOOOOOOOOUiKX  I Livery j  J V     o  l.'.'.l I  llll  I'.'li  'IIK'11   i|IO.f |i*'i*    ! ).  ,,.1*-**.  of   rut.i. i,  :. .;.:. :     '���������l-il-  .-i.ij i.o'.v Jii itpo.o ,'j ,ii  ��������� ...(it.n* iVii* p.'iloiui.  lor nil  |iiuvi'U  wo. i{  -CNGINEERINO-2  Mining journal  NO* in ITS ^ih VUAK  Thn l������i'ltng mtntiiR Krlrt,'"������l et  tim w.-fi't, villi Um *ir"!iri"t fiiioriil  ���������luff of������ny UN?hnleat j.u������tli.r������lt<,n.  RtttMWrtptlnn $8.00 a fear period-  tog V. *., CAoiiU.n. iS������tic4iri f ***<*,  fffcmiili copy fi'.o. BoimI f r !��������� *  OatMlogtv*.  avatar WW t-fT-.r.,  lOi Ptwrl Strmtt. New Vork  "oinltii/ up lo ir oxi'i'tiliuK n curl mu  Tlii* mnttor inn hcon tiinloi fOiMlilt-m-  (.in ���������>,<,  ilio Uiu ,*n-)i-j- c'uttlt' iiuli lor  ��������� urn* ni!*.'  ov -i..|-* of (fU������'niHf,v oiiilU*  buvlnjr f'!? 't iin liijusili't' to tl,*> liri'fil  imt nirit' v,i-rt* only ilitir own inii'H of  '.���������������������������for" 'i������������������(��������� > i    <\(,\t   in,  fhi- ���������".'I'll',* of  their MCtmnli*.  ������,,<!, um  cti������'  fiiltiT Hu'  )"tf;l*!  !!:  ;t'*t '..,     hill'-'*  iiiijiJ.i iv, ilu'it'ioif Hu* if������������ tisfji wvie  Mnolitu'tl to tihi il"iti*H  l^^n'TO^,^p,  INN     's^    W ������������������  ���������*���������������������*������������������������ *��������� -_.-���������>   ***������<.t  J 1 nm  prepared   to ������  ^ furnish rHvlish Kit's r-  "J nul <io 1 ������:,iiniiii| at C  ^ rc.thfHr.ibU: rales, -  y  ������ l).  Kli.PA IKK K  3 C'1'MHKKI.ANl) 3  3 QOOOl OOOOOQO(H)OUl)  "T1  t'J  on  1 otel  ���������SA-J^n-crEX-   C      pJLVI3,      "p-no^ia^r  Kw-li-h -f x liUHTON uu* ,y,( ou ta,', ,|���������o, Wtl) ftuuoUt1 MHAVAUKKK  .lll'.hlv --Aiiiicmci, li.liuinidii, Soli tt?., &o. "OLD OIIBY UKAKiJ"  st\,TCil WlilSKy,        Btpt v^me������ nnd Liquqra of ^1 ^ntji,  Tnr Uonnli.^ and |,m������k.i.m I). puriniMiit, uniim ,,hu m.o.Hluo, H������n���������rmtw,de..0B If Mm  Diivin, ...li It*. f..tiMi ffi.-.t oIhmi in ������v**r> r���������������|������������Ufc, '  iv A T i- d ,  i|l oo per day up^iirdq,  Campbell's : BAKERY  A Fino Suteutlon of OAKES  always  on  hand  *RfcSiI 11READ every dity. '  Oidtra for BP1WIAL UAHES luomptiy uttevded to  DnnsMir Avenn  "I  Cumberland.  'mm w,ii)������K'������iiiiiiiiiww������t.j i ii i msMwmwmtmmmi  To Cire a CoM in One Day  Take Laxative Bromo ^iliine T������ii&iA.^a &*&  Seven IvWm hm*v% %cH In ptni \'i w*tw*S%. TM������ 6%^at������ITOt ^** mr*j6p"  loTiteDcyt,  Oft every  box* 35c* <  p  rfe>������ffi_---.l^l><ag**CTiefr?rr.''.a  '1^* .Cl:HIi]lhLA> D T'fVi r  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. A^DER^N,     -      -      -       Mgj  -I--  ������..J.-IU-  i'he uoiuuiu- ol i'jiK riJjWK ar, o)'������-������to ������)  . who winh to expriiud clioreiu views o nia. -  ,tera of public iutt-reat.  While ji'e d,o uot hold ourselves re   in- i  hJe,/oi' the utceraucea of correspondents, ws  ���������8o.        uio r gut   61   Uecliuiug   to insei  wiiunuuio.atioiis uuneceuaaiily personal.  ������������������.VV���������-������ J���������:-~*������������������77���������: ��������� ���������   WJlfiDNK^DAY,   JPebi:yary28 190G  ^U��������� .L-1- L.rX. u.-l-UU _J  ,"������������������,������������������:..'   ... ' ' *  Ispiniait 1 Nanaimo  ^'fov^f'i-*** ^���������ffOCfe^^-.^-a^fSja^* -���������  s. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.  SPORT  *nd Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  ���������with ���������__  ROD and GUN  If you like to read of the experiences of  anglers, shooters and campers or yachting;  or If you arc Interested In country life, ask  your newsdealer for Forest and Stream,  or write for free specimen copy, or send  twenty-five cents for four weeks* trial trip.  Forest and Stream is a large Illustrated  weekly journal, which contains the following  departments:  Game Bag and Gun,       Natural History,  Sea and River Fishing,   Yachting,  The Sportsman Tourist, C&.noein������,  Rifle and Trap,  " KenneL  We send free our ������atnloRUC of thc bent books  &  on outdoor life and recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM t������HB. CO.  346 Broadway,,New Yoi4,  ���������H"^n'*I^*;-n-*r%^j*v%*H"r%-~H**r*i*  A BOOK TKAT NO FARMER CA  AFFC TiD TO B F w THV- UT  Vwm mi A  rv  fiTTES!  CdiSO  Win*  Su  *  ���������4>ails from .Victoria T.yesrl,av, 7 a.m., for'  ���������-Nanaimo, calljl^  .ii   -North  Saanich  Xowirhan Hay,   Maple   Bay,  Crofton,  'Kuper and Thetis islands when freight  0,1 passe.ptjers, ttffer.  tt-?aves -Nr-nrvpio ii'up-d,ay, ;5  p.m.,  for  ���������Upton ll^y and, C()inox  jLeiives  Comox Wednesday. <S am., for  Union Bay and IShiraimo.  J-ctves N.m:iji.T)o Thijrs.iav, -7 a.m .  foi  4Co;'.iox ...md ������-a\ po>'ts.  -���������Leave*-Como/. i'Vulay, 7-a.m., ;for  Nanaimo and H.iy oorls.  v^'iils fro'ii -Na-iaipio-pridav,  .2   pm-.  fOi  Virion.;, .c-dlin'K  at Kuper and The s  Islmv ���������', CuoUon. '.'vTmoIp i*5ay;' Cowirh-  an    1'iy   auu "North    Scmich   wliti  freight apd .passensje-i-^ offer  J\Ton,}i   S'-, ��������������������������� eh   "hfn jidf and   *v������atli\i  .*in.P,4lM!in,s'''-P.^'-,V--  .*-***���������. ...    *  STANCOtt-V'^R.- 'WA3MATr.*.'\.. LADTf  .  .v'?yp  X.OV-:  Monstrous Wavea.  The waves tliai hurl theuu.-'lr 9 nsr^in Jt  "Hot's Wife," one of the Mariaimi.s, an:.-.-.  drench it 10 its topmost pinnacle, idno.x  3TiO IVet above sea level.  Tin' uvj-ir'u.Io *  'surf' soi:icti-:.i's   run-s   at   Ikiker   i*...ar. '  eveu without .any  strong viud,-' or  pi*  funis the wind lilowinr? from n coir   1  direction.     An  inilirokou '��������� u-all  of  ���������   it  tweuly-liv.e feet lii^h and '���������..���������(���������-qua.    r ���������  a mile Imi?; rolls in, threati'iitns to *k'Iu..  the island ami alTor-Iiu;-; one of the }.. .11;  eat sijjh:s ���������ima'jdnalile.    These wave, a-'  said to be due to tlie south v.-ost uio a-.01  blowing.strongly'ih the Chiua ixa, m.u  miloa nwi;v.  AJSTT)  Compiler! by tho Agricultural Editors  ofthe Fnnily Herald and Weekly-  Star of BtontrK 1    at the request  of      r!iidrf;d_       cf    Re ders.  HT  CAM   BK MAO   FREE  ���������S^ ^CXA^LfL^,  From .Different 'Standpoints,  Ethel-Oh. at last!   Tt ha.-; been yo-.n-.  Aiiy'-'or.te. since 1 saw you.  Alphonsc -Oh,  my  own  Ethel, -it  h:  ���������-herl! ..ei'iitiiries! ,'���������',*'���������  ['jt.hoi's   l-'at'ior   M-p   in   (he   librr.ryl-  Mary Jane, ,who "j-as 1 ->nt ymi just let in  .\!ir*y .I-iii������'.- l-f*w;i*������ Mr .*"'i-**:���������'���������,������������������. sir.  I>i..<,>   i-.ii ..I.**!    .<i;: .i.i   j^Jia;.'      i "his   i  the lj.nth tinn- he's l:c"u here this wtei.  "illFWiFm^ffr^?i1^UTP~trerpr-���������-~~   r  \  Sails from   Nanaimo   'br  -V;mr >uv>  ,dailv, except ? ivtrdays and "^unda ���������<������  -,a ni. '���������'*,',���������  Satis 'from' ^N-an.nn  ��������� ;f r   iVaocpHV  iJat rdavs, i^t 8 a.m.  S,.ls,frnin    Na nii'r'.v ti'. '  fl.ad, sir:'  'Fridays ano .Sroii"-'av'      -5*3" !|111  ���������Sails .from   Lpdysimth   (or N nan ,  fSaini'days sit 6 ������.m.  S-nls (rom   i\',ai>oou\icr   for   -Nfannt1,  .da'il**-. fxi^'ii'it S^tvii-'fl-iy ��������� i*v,;'1   Sio"V;iv-  ���������1.30 i-nv  ���������'Sai's/from ?V:i-rr,(HiM'j-   tar   N ;*naiii'  *������,m,ir,div,vs at ������._?   ').ol},  ������������������vr-  -r>QTO^WR  2.1 hi   .ipnis..  VIOTOniA TQ VTELLINOTON.  Ho '2--V\uly, ^". ,-^-n- -  pe 9 '10,.,,,,.,.,., 'V.,ot".in ,..,. ...IV '3 -  ,������������ 9,'28 ,,,,,,,(���������nld-trfvioi ,,, " ������ ���������  " iii.^..,..   ,K .i-.tiiu'i*.   . ... "   -1  /'   11 00 ^'tUOhlt'o      "    ft *> Hfif  r m.                                  J1 m.  ft iv 'its,,            ^'ni������������,l.n*,o, ,, ,..,   "    ll ���������!'.  A ��������� ltn',1., V* oii.ViJi-",-', Ar. ?> '���������   | j||!  wpitj^sto   ^ to ?yn<roi?iA,  Ho, i-ijhii ft- a   ������������������������������������ j- ���������  ^.M. ' '  *'   A M.  P������,   8 00 WnlUnnton.  ,     1> ao  ���������������   H.'JO     N oimniit   " SU  IQQi ..Oil n ..'h   " ������.(���������  ���������' 1.0,1V......    K"M. ������'������.... .... " P H*l  " 11 ;<8....... .GIiIm f"i������in  "  0.:;  Ar ISM VV������inrli������   Ac 7.0  ���������Thousjind Mile and Cnmmniiition T1''-  ���������kt?U *m aide, noyri ovto rail nod ������ti'ii,,**i  \\pp������j iij Jwo and one-half cftjt** per mile  Special trains and Mjeann-rs for Kxi m  jdpns, and redti^ed files for purtios nvo  be arranged fot on application 10 the  pi<t, Pass. Atfent at Victorii,  The Gompiry reserves the riu'lu 0  Hhan^e without previous nmicc, snumici-  tailing nl sites and lio'in'. of snilin-f.   ,  J?������rtir"**--n Tb-l'������������������s nn '-'ode (rom   itvl   1.  '  ff  rjM Si'itif.ns, j;r*od for iroinv ionvni'V So-     pT(f'  Itrd.'iy and  Sunday, reluming not -at< 1    jjwl  than Mondnv. ' Pjf.  -J VV. TROUP, "pn. Sup. B C C ih  R,..   ! ^Jj  iCJ. I-. C0lTHTNKV, PI-* Fr'  '��������� I*���������   ^  ., t>inM������rT^ ���������icw.'nP>-i-3_^' ������riwir; ������.'?WW������w������������*"^Wrn"*������'  umbgriand-  :ui c.i  GOR. .D*T->:s,vittI.F /V^NTTi  AND    ������J5i:OND    'STR-E-KT-  CtlMBElll AND   \\: 0.  Hltft   J.  H. 'P'TWr,  Prn,pvio'::������Sr3.  When in Coi^borlniul 00 ?������������������:  H1 d fi'i,;;  ai   ,,],!'��������� -Oi'i-nihevlpni  Hot.������l,   I'lrBf-Oli.VBS   Accoiviodti'  tion i'oi K.'iijiS'Oiit an't! pev.nan  on' l,*.oa,HorB,  amp!v> Poem? wd   P'-oVc Hai  Run in Conn^cUno   with   Ho+r  Ua'xiB triu $1.00 tn ������2.on poi   fl-,  Biiii-������**>������**������wi'*rii������<rYiM^*iw**'i''*>in-'.ytMi^^  :: T!������������������_ ���������"' <:-i complete  Faimers'  -Ian' bqok a d v cierinary Guiclt*  ;ver Ljjcd     Simple ana prac  f'   i    n ori*n;uion ofthe greatest  iiLi./t6;evci y i'aj trier..  Three hi.;n.: ed and fifty-e'gh;  ., u"ojV*.t;tij ..._:*������!'*. v. iih; uVj *y   .neoi.  jt'/Ji*;2Si :tfid'fn...iiy of tUem Jllu-i ������  Our  Special   Offer  Wi oiicr h full yoi r'n eubforiptior  ��������� Ua, Ll, Miii.H.'.ANI.)    Nk,WH,    a    fll  1  . i'.i ib i-iioi-orij .'-i.-.'ii mi   i 1.1 tu   $?roat������  ���������; ���������> .1*4\.vek.liOiri. vh'- /'atirilv ilera ���������  ��������� d \\ tt* k iy ;B'ta r, o I   lAi.o 11 i r. si I,  .i 1. ���������  ��������� niiiug    -itH-'i-r    iieautifui    .pickm  ���������^%?if^!-J-^^X**H*a-*lHi^-J-^y*i^  '���������si ii!,a.'(loji.-,,,.'iUKi',a-.oop'y   f  "T).  0,KriiiHi'"'v   MaiMiai   a 11 <i   'Vt'toriuar  .f ������i'iido,'!,, a'i'i  fi.' -|J ':0.'     A'^ivnip1'  ".���������;py 01 '..hir'-picnirt- ami ���������t>oo'k,ca-n i'  ���������n a; 111 i ^ i  The drink of strong men and healthy women  JiojSTBrewery  Is The Best  Bottled or In   Barrels.  The UNION BHEW!SC Co.,      Nanaimo B. C  lijaeaLM^taxemsTwtsiiHS mmwim  Obhn'v);:!):" i"  P:ie]r9tP also in h ilk.        Tho h---st vi^iiH in  Liu- market.  Modern >T\!*:ei". A1'. PAirntiixiE.  M ?bi--< J. Mnl'ansK & Son.  LOCAL AGKNTS-r,i;MTiKRi./.M).  'COUPTB-XAY.  T H K 11 ll DSO N 'S BAY CO.,  'vi*s***iubj;tino agkk's. victoru, b.o.  fw*uFj-iJM_n]i*_j:ni,***cmj,-i_i  :���������'���������' T3i  -*o~  it-.it,Q   M- & 11.  Cuniberiand      ]*). ���������(?..'  GO  TO  HJ A M%  3Y  The   "Currsbsi'land  i\ew������" o^lce, for your  pri. ttii-t "��������� ,   "  mn as i*. Af run 1 Irain Worry. .KiniMionn, Spat  ' itinrhoio,. Impotence KH'ccts of Aim-so 01  ������������������xia������, nil of whif'b loud to Oonaiinintlor  .'Jnnlty, !.iiftiiH;y n.������A ftn otjIv k'^vci.   J Vic*.  Mr pkff,, nix tor 5������.  Ono will plo-vwo, ulx wlV  ���������j.   Holc|by (ilUli'Uiji;.'..',-^! (ir iiiii.lluil I'i 'Jlnij  i.ii re on nujcl ot of yirloo, wrlto i'or Vturiph tot,  , v^iooO *Wt*ctSolno Com Wintiiifjr, Onwvrio  All k nds of Job Print-  in ������*���������-���������iiOfCV lii-iuO-', lVil-iic'iris,  Butler \Vr.'ipp������i' , P*>Htj.-rs, 0 c,  she 1'AiLOR  for your next Suit at .clothes.   Look   at these Prices ������������������  Pa niu   .ii'.:w)H tiip  S;ii's    $13110 up  Ovocoir ;$ 12..f)0 xxp  Styki, i4it and Workmanship  (juarnnteed.  OAViS   BLOCK.  KMDK.  0  nl  H  fll  fi  VOTIOB.  Rldliip on looomoMvnn nnrt   rail  way car* of  the   Union  f\>lliery  Company hy any  l"ir--"Ti _  -r   p'"  tons���������eieojit train on������w���������iu strioily  firohihitofl      Kinjiioy.*'H    )fe   *nh  W5t to-^iflnil^'tl f"f "IN'Winj" ���������Jjin  By onlcr  ��������� KitANcfH I). I.nTJ.K1 Uirj     t,  0  H  Mi  0)  H  ft  w 1  '-   !i  'i'l  -if  Ji  .<*���������  r<\  r������  o  *!\T A f  A.  19M.  .r"  I, >.'' jf**-*;  *^'>*   '{'.iii  ft*.        -i.   ���������'   tot* n* "'"M  t.*. ':   '   ,. .-*Jj^  \:������ *������������������' ,- i>: vf***i**_f  1  ������fi''������*  ^f^W*"**.;"^^*''?  If  if  H ( f '***������.     T ���������      , .' .,,*.��������������� ��������� -47**-J  ,-'  l-'M-U .!.)>������   i������l������ l.:.������*'*     H  ' V*. *���������������   *: ���������' ^ * .-������������������ 1  m<Qlf"J/ uv j it,iiy*.  u  0) I   o  Z  u ;  6  o  k  "���������v������f> vVrtil-,,..U,a'^v'''  .>,,':!Ut'j'"''^!ff;.  ^. "3il^.fl,J_  ?  *���������      -r, ��������� Mr*.*,  fii-.r'k    * ������*' '* ^^  ei Sc������U*b WEiiskics.  1 MM J"    ������rn!.l  .  ������*#   nA.*_���������* **J ** ���������    -^U   A       ^  rf. HUDSON'S BAY CO,  T  wu������������i A^c.'.tb Ijr  3. C������ u.'-^a-^iW^  ���������*e******w*ee**������*e*ee*e*****f***e'>***eee*e**e******ajie  ������������������  ***  ������*���������������  ������*.���������*'  EBEN HOLDEN  By IRVING BACHELLER  tmvrjMaA.   1900.    er    IOTHROP   PUHLI3HINC   COMPANY  'tf'M'ft'?"  >>*****������������****  Continued from last week.  -tou sinrioss cuss: i'u pui n Kink  In your nock for you if ye don't walk  up," said Uncle Eb as be looked back  at fiie dog in a temper wholly unworthy of him.  We had'crossed a deep valley and  ���������were climbing a long bill in the dusky  twilight.  "Willie," said Uncle Eb, "your eyes  are bet ter'n mine. Look, bacs ana see  if any one's comin'."  "Can't see any one," I answered.  "Look way back in the road as fui  as ye can see."  I did so, but I could see no one. He  slackened his pace a little after that,  and before we had passed the hill it  was getting dark. The road ran into  woods, and a-river cut through, them a  little way from the clearing.  "Supper time, Uncle Eb," I suggested as we came to the bridge.  "Supper time, Uncle Eb," he answered, turning down to the shore.  I got out ot the basket then and followed him in the brush. Fred found ii  hard traveling here, and shortly we  took off his harness and left the wagon,  transferring its load to the basket,  while we pushed on to find a camping  place. Back in the thick timber ,a long  way from the road we built a fire and  bad our supper. It was a dry nook in  the pines���������"tight as a house," Uncle Eb  said���������and carpeted with the fragrant  needles. When we lay on our backs  in the firelight I remember the weary,  droning voice of Uncle Eb had an impressive accompaniment of whispers.  While he toid stories I had a glowing  cinder on the end of a stick and was  weaving fiery skeins in the gloom.  He had been tolling me of a panther  -be-had~met-in-the-woods-one-day~and-  how the creature ran away at the sight  of him.  "Why's a panther 'fraid o' folks?" I  inquired.  "Waal, ye see, tliey used t' be friend-,  ly, years an' years ago���������folks an' panthers���������but they wan't eggszae'ly cal'lat-  ed t' git along t'gether some way. An'  ol' she panther gin 'em one uv her cubs  a great while ago jes' t' make frleu's.  The cub he grew big an* used t' play an'  be very gentle. Tliey, wiiz a boy he  tuk to, an' both on 'era got very friendly. The boy1 an' the panther went off  one day 'n the woods���������guess 'twas  more'n a hundred year ago���������an' was  lost. Walked all over an' fin'ly got t'  goin' round an' round 'n a big circle till  they was both on 'em tired out. Coni6  night they lay down es hungry es tew  bears. The boy he was kind o' 'fraid  o' the dark, so ho got up clus t' the  panther an' lay 'tween his paws. The  boy he thought tbe panther'smelt funny,  an' the panther he didn't jes' like the  smell o' the bey. Au' the boy ho hed  the leg ache nn' kicked the piinthor'n the  belly, so't he kin' o' gagged an' spit nn'  they won't neither on 'cm reel com-  f'table. The sof paws o' tbo pnnther  was Jos' like pincushions, He'd great  hooks Id 'em sharpor'n the p'int u,y  a needle. An' when ho was goin' |H  sleep lic'd run 'em out jes' like an orW  thors after thet. Hain't never oeen  frien's any more. Fact is a man be  can be any kind uv a beast, but a panther he can't be uuthin* but jest a  panther."  Then, too, as we lay there in the  firelight Uncle Eb told the remarkable  story of tbe gingerbread boar. He told  it slowly, as if his invention were severely taxed.   And bore is the story:  "Once they wuz ri boy got lost. Was  goin' cross lots t' play with 'nother boy  an' hed t' go through a strip o'"woods.  Went off the trail V chase a butterfly  an' got lost. Hed his kite an' cross  gun, an' he wandered all over till be  was tired an' hungry. Then be lay  down t' cry on a bed o' moss. Purty  quick they was a big black bear come  aloug.  " *"V\;hat's the matter?' said the bear.  " 'Hungry,' says the boy.  " 'Tell ye what I'll dew,' says the  bear. 'If ye'll scratch my back,, fer  me I'll let ye cut a piece o' my tail oft  t' eat'  "Bear's tail, ye know, hes a lot o  meat on it���������hearn tell it was gran' gooa  fare. So the boy he scratched the  bear's back, an' the bear he grinnea  an' made his paw go patitty pat ou the  ground���������it did feel so splendid. Then  I the boy tuk his jackknil'e an' begun t'  c cut off the bear's tail. The bear he  flew mad an' growled an' growled so  the boy he stopped an' didn't dast cut  uo more.  ���������' 'Hurts awful,' says the bear.  'Couldn't nev������r stan* it. Tell ye what  I'll dew. Ye scratched my back, an'  now I'll scratch your'n.' "  "Gee whiz!" said I.  "Yes, sir, that's what the bear said,"  Uncle Eb went on.   "Tbe boy be up an-  iainJike^a_nailer. The-bean-he-laugh-  ed hearty an' scratched the ground liki3  Sam Hill an' flung the dirt higher'n his  head.  "'Look here,' says he as the boy  stopped, "I jes' swallered a piece o  mutton. Run yer baud iuf my throat  an'I'll let ye hev it'  "The bear he opened his mouth an-  showed his big teeth.''  "Whew!" I whistled.  "Thet's oggszac'ly what he done,"  said Uncle Eb. "He showed 'em plain  The boy was scairter 'n a weasel. Tup  bear he juwoed uo au' down on his  hind logs nn' lnughed an' hollered nn'  shook himself.  " 'Only jes' foolin'," says he when he  cut���������Ulud o' playful���������au' pur an' pull.  "All t' once the boy felt surathln*.  like n lot o' noodles prlekln' his buck;  made him jump un' holler like Sam  11111, Thc panther lie juplt .sassy au'  riss up an' smelt o' tlio ground. Didn't  neither on 'oin know whut was tbo mnttor. Rime by they lay down ng'iu.  'Twnn't only it lllllo whilo 'foro the  boy folt suuitblu' prlekin' uv him. Hu  hollered un' kicked ug'in, Tlio panther  be growled an' spit un' dumb n tree nu'  sot on ft Uml.) an' peeked over nt thot  see the boy was goin' t' ruu ag'in.  "What ye 'l'raid uvV"  "'Can't hour t' stay here,' says the  boy. ' 'less ye'll keep yer mouth shot.'  "An' the bear he shot his mouth an'  p'inlod to tho big pocket '������ ills fur  coat an' winked an' motioned t' tho  boy,  "The bear ho rcely did hev n pocket  on the side uv iiis big fur coat. The  boy slid his hnnd In up t' tlie elbow.  Wun' d'ye s'pose ho found'/"  "Dunno," suid I.  "Sunithin' t' eat," ho continued.  "Roy liked it best of nil Hilngs."  I guessed everything I eould think  of, from cookies to beefsteak, nml gave  K1:,  "Qlngorbread," snid  lie soberly  at  bears   couldn't  length.  "'ifo'nB  fought   ye   snid  talk," I objected.  "Wnnl, the boy 'tl fell asleep, nn' he'd  only dreamed o' the boar," said Uncle  Eb. "Ye see, bears can talk when  boys nre drenmln' uv 'em. ('nine daylight, the boy nol up nn' kcMioil a  prow; broke his wing with the emus  gun. Then lie lied the kite Hiring on  f tho crow's log, un' the crow Hopped  I aad* as outcry, but clung to my old  companion, trembling. He did not stir  for a few minutes, and then we crept  cautiously into the small hemlocks on  one side of the opening.  "Keep still," he whispered. "Don't  move er speak."  Presently we heard a move in the  brush, and then quick as a flash Uncle  Eb lifted his rifle and fired in the direction of it Before the loud echo had  gone off in the woods we beard something break through the brush at a run.  "'S a man," said Uncle Eb as he listened. "He ain't a-losln' no time  nuther."  We sat listening as the sound grew  fainter, and when it ceased entirely Uncle Eb said he must have got to the  road. After "a little the light of the  morning began sifting down through  the tree tops and was greeted with innumerable songs.  "He done noble," said Uncle Eb, patting tlie old dog as he rose to poke the  fire. "Purty good chap I call 'im! He  can hev balf o' my dinner any time he  wants it."  "Who do you suppose it was?" I inquired.  "Robbers, I guess," he answered, "an*  they'll be layin' fer us when we go out  mebbe; but, if they are, Fred '11 find  'em, an' I've got 01' Trusty here, an' I  guess thet'll take care uv us."  His rifle was always flattered with  that name of OP Trusty when it had  done him a good turn.  Soon as the light had come clear he  went out in the near woods with dog  and rifle and beat around in the brush.  He returned shortly and said he had  seen where they came and went.  "I'd a-killed 'em deader 'n a doornail," said he, laying down the old rifle,  "if they'd a-corue any nearer."  Then we brought water from the  river and had our breakfast Fred  went on ahead of us when we started  for the road, scurrying through the  brush on both sides of the trail as if  he knew what' was expected of him.  He flushed a number of partridges,  and Uncle Eb killed one of them on  our way to the road. We resumed our  journey without any further adventure. It was so smooth and level underfoot that Uncle Eb let me,get in the  wagon after Fred was hitched to" it.  The old dog went along soberly and  without much effort, save when we  came to hills or sandy places, when I  ���������.always-got-out-and-ran-on-behind.���������  queer little fritter,   Couldn't neither j along an' the boy followed lilm, nu  on 'em uuderstsn' It,   Tbo boy c'u'd  see the eves o' the panther iu the dark;  shone lf.ij tew live coals oggszac'ly.  Tlio piintlier'd never sot 'n a treo when  be wuh hungry un' we n boy below  bim,   Sunitldn* tol' him t' jump.   Tall  wont swish in the leaves like thet,  His  whiskers  quivered;  his  tongue come  out.   C'u'd think o' nut hiu' but his big  empty belly.   Tlie boy was si'iilrt.   lie  up with bis gun quick es n Hush, aimed  ui. in a ������-,*<���������*���������> -iii   iel   rv liifhor.    litetv u  Ji.'l     If     .->!,.iff    ..,:    L..J    ,)i������H    .Hi'    l*.l|lt*t  wiiddln' right up Inl' bin fitce. The  pnnther ho Pwt ht������ wliU'.;*������r*������ an' one  oyo an' cot IiIh hide full b' shot un'  fell off the tire like a ripe apple an'  Mill   lt������l   Oil*,  dti'.     JllMllgOl   lll'll   never  see niltbin' c'u'd growl an' spit h* powerful es thet boy. Never c'u'd bear llie  Hicht uv a innii ul'ter tln������t. Allwus  niudo lilm gag an' spit t' think <>' tho  man critter. Went off tew his own  f '.!-: j UU' tol* <)' V ��������� hoy V.J ;,i? \U<- aa'  Muuko an' growled tus'l iilinus' tore his  tr..... off.     Alt'  U'l"   'Ali-'UeVtl   tlif.S   iii'.U  m gun go off tliey tiilwo* ibink it's the  omn crittfr grow J in'. An' titer gag tm'  sfilt an' look cu if it made Vui sick t'  tl e stomach. An' tlie mnn folks they  sUdxt't hej x\o good uiuiou -������' tne oan-  bime hy tliey come out 'n u cornfield,  where the crow M been used t' eomln'  fer Ills dinner,"  "What 'come o' the boy?" sulil I.  "Went home," snid lie, gaping, iih lie  Iny on his back nnd looked up at the  troc tops. "An' lie iilhviiM snid a bear  was good comp'ny If he'd only keep Ills  mouth Hhet-jeH' llko koiiio folks I've  hen ni uv,"  "An* what 'come o* the crow?"  "*������������������������������������"���������    i,tiii' i .     ,  IM'"    I       >���������������'      'ft     ������������������ ���������    ' ������������������     i../.,,/.     Un     ^Vl  bin tvhsg fitted " he >��������� >i*i tVmv^y.  And in u moment 1 heard him snoring.  We had been asleep n long time when  the barking of Fred wnko on,   1 eould  i    i , -    i   i������i' i ���������     i',i    #  the tlie kneeling beside me, tho rifle in  his Iiiiitd.  "I'll fill ye full o' lead if y* come  sny nearer!" ho shouted,  cm ITU r(   TV.  R listened awhile then, but  In aid no ������...,*-*l in tl,v������ Uil.kt't,  although I'i-cU wuh growling   oiiifiKitifily,  Ids hair on end.  Am for myself, ! never hnd n more fearful hour than that we suffered before  thc i'^ht of ujoiuiujj uiuie.  ( i%L*u  Uncle Eb showed me li'ow to brake  the wheels with a long stick going  downhill. I remember how it hit tbe  dog's heels at the first down grade and  bow he ran to keep out of the way  of it. We were going like mad in half  t minute, Uncle Eb coming after us  calling to the dog. Fred only looked  over his shoulder with a wild eye at  tho rattling wagon and ran the harder.  He leaped aside at the bottom, nnd  then we went nil in a heap. Fortunately no harm was done.  "I declare!" snid Uncle Eb as he  came up to us. puffing like a spent  horse, and picked me up unhurt and  began to untangle the harness of old  Fred. "I guess he must 'a' thought the  devil was ufter him."  The dog growled a little for a moment and bit at the harness, but coax,  ing reassured lilm, and he went along  nil right again on tho level. At a small  settlement the children came out asking me questions. Some of them tried  to pet the dog, but old Fred kept to  his inbor at the heels of Undo Eb nnd  looked neither to right nor left. We  stopped under a tree by tlie side of a  narrow brook for our dinner, aud on������  Incident of that dinner I think of always whon I think of Undo Eb. It  shows the manner of mun he was and  with what understanding and sympathy he regarded every living tiling,  In rinsing his teapot ba accidentally  poured a bit of wntor on a big bumblebee The poor creature struggled to  lift himself, and then nnother downpour caught lilm and still another until  his wings fell drenched. Then Ills  bronst began lienvlng violently, ills  logs stiffened behind lilm, and ho sank  head downward In tlie grass. Uncle  Eb suw the death throes of tlto lieo  and knelt down and lifted tho dead  body by one of its wings.  "Jos' look at Ills velvet coat," lie said,  "an' bis wings nil wet nn' miff. They'll  never curry lilm another journey. It's  too bad a man has t' kill every stop lie  takes."  The bee's tail was moving faintly, and  Undo Kb laid lilm out in tlio warm  sunlight and funned him awhile will)  his Imt, trying to bring back tlio breath  of life.  "Utility!" he said presently, coming  back wltli r sober face, "Thet's a dead  bee Xo tellln' bow manv wns dependent on hliu er what plans ho bed.  Must v gi'n him a lot. o' plensuro t' lly  round iu tlio sunlight, workin' evory  fair day.   '8 ail over now."  IIo bad a gloomy face for an hour aft-  er thnt. nnft ninnv it time tn the ilavs  thnt followed I heard him epoak of tho  murdered boo. I!  Wo lay resting awhile after dinner  nnd watching a big dty of nuts. Undo  Kb told me how they tilled the sol! of the  mound every year and sowed their own  Kind or grain ti small while seed like  rb-e nml reaped thoir harvest In the  liile -iiunmer, storing the crop In tbelr  dry cellars under ground. Uo told me  ilso the story of the mit Hon���������n big  beetle tliat lives in the jungles of the  fruln and the grass -of which I remem-  ... ouiy an outline, more or less imperfect.  Here it is in my own rewording of his  tale: On a bright day one of the little  black folks went off on a long road in  a great field of barley. He was going  to another city of his own people to  bring helpers for the harvest. He came  shortly to a sandy place where the barley was thin nnd the hot sunlight lay  near to the ground. In a little valley  close by tbe road of the ants be saw a  deep pit in the sand with steep sides  sloping to a point in tbe middle and as  big around as a biscuit. Now, the ants  are a curious people and go looking for  things that are now and wonderful as  they walk abroad, so thoy have much  to tell worth hearing after a journey.  The little traveler was young and had  no fear, so he left tbe road and went  down to the a'vt nnd peeped over the  side of it.  "What in the world is the meaning of  this queer place?" be asked himself as  he ran around tbe rim. In a moment  be bad stepped over, and the soft sand  began to cave and slide beneath him.  Quick as a flash the big lion beetle rose  up in tbe center of the pit and began  to reach for him. Then his legs flew  in the caving sand, and the young ant  struck his blades in it to hold the little  he could gain.  Upward he struggled, leaping and  floundering in the dust. He had got  near the rim and had stopped, clinging  to get his breath, when the lion began  flinging the sand at him with his long  feelers. It rose in a cloud and fell on  the back of the ant and pulled at him  as it swept down. He could feel the  mighty cleavers of the lion striking  near bis hind legs and pulling the sand  from under them. He must go down in  a moment, and he knew what that  meant. He had heard the old men of  the tribe tell often how they hold one  We ivcre going liltc mod.  helpless and slash bim into a dozen  pieces. He was letting go in despair  when he felt a hand on bis neck. Looking up, he saw one of his own peoplo  reaching over tho rim, and in a jiffy  they had shut their fangs together. He  moved little by little as the other tugged at him and in a moment was out of  the trap and could feel tbe honest earth  under him. When they had got home  and told their adventure some wero for  going to slay the beetle.  "There is never a pit in the path o'  duty," said tho wise old chief of tho llttlo black folks. "See that you keep in  the straight road,"  "If our brother had nok left the  strulgbt rond," said ono who stood near,  "ho that was In danger would have  gone down into the pit."  "It matters much." ho answered,  "whether it was kindness or curiosity  thnt led him out of tho road. But he  that follows a fool hath much need of  wisdom, for If he save the fool do y������  not see that ho hnth encourugod folly?"  Of course I had then no proper understanding of tlie chief's counsel, not  do I protend even to remember It from  that llrst telling, but tlio tnlo was told  frequently in tlio course of my long ao  qunlntnnco with Undo Eb.  Tho diary of my good old fri-������nd lien  before mo as I write, the lenves turtieo*  yellow and tlio entries dim, I remember how stem lie grew of an evening  when ho took out this sncied little* record of our wnnilei'liigM and began to  wrlto in li with his stub of a pencil  He wroto slowly and t;eud and reread  ench entry with great care as I held  tlio torch for him, "Uo still, boy; he  still," lie would say when somo pressing interrogatory passed tny lips, ami  tlien he would bend to bis work whllo  the point of his pencil bored farther  into my impatience, Hoginnlng here, I  shall quote a few eutries from the  diary, as they cover wltli sufficient do-  tail uu uneventful period of our Journey:  ������������������ i\ ujytiet tbo ������Oth      T'l'IM t nnlvH.-n  today.   B'iled It In tlio teapot for dinner.  Weut good.  14 mild.  "August the 21st, Seen a deer this  morning, Fred nt nit'ln. Como near  spllln' tho wagon, Zled to stop uu' fix  tho ex.   10 mild.  "August tlie i-Uud, Chimb a tree tills  morning after wild prnpes, Come near  falling, illn me a little crick In the  back, WHHe hes got a stun brum V2  mild.  "August the 23d. Went In swlmmin'.  Ketched * few flsh before breakfus'  TO BB CONTINUED.  THE NEW EMPRESS.  Ceremonies at Launching of the Latest C. P. R. Atlantic Liner.  The passenger traffic manager of  the Canadian Pacific Railway, Mr.  Robt. Kerr, has just received from  Glasgow, Scotland, details regarding '  the successful launching, at the Fairfield shipbuilding yards upon the  Clyde, of the first new passenger  steamships which the company intends adding to its Atlantic fleet  poilBO sj .touu avou oqx "uoswes }xon  the Empress'of Britain, and will make  her first trip from Liverpool to Montreal when navigation opens on the  St. Lawrence next May. The Empress of Ireland, a sister ship, is now  receiving its finishing touches in the  Fairfield yards, and will he launched  in January. She will make her first  trip from Liverpool to Montreal in  June next.  The Empress of Britain is the largest vessel ever launched from the  Fairfield yards, has a displacement of _.,  20,000 tons and ranks as one of the  largest, leviathans upon the North  Atlantic. The ceremony of launching  was performed by Mrs. Arthur Piers,  the wife of the manager of the Canadian Pacific steamship lines, who  struck the blow which started the  huge vessel down the ways with an  ivory mallet, presented by Admiral  Sir Digby Morant. Among those  present upon the launching platform  were Sir William Pearce, Chairman  of the Fairfield Co.; Dr. Francis El-  gar, the architect of the new ship;  Mr. Alexander Gracie, the managing  director; Admiral Sir Digby Morant,  Colonel Paget Mosley, Mr. W. M.  Rhodes, (directors), and Mr. A. W.  Sampson, secretary of the Fairfield  Company; Lord McLaren, Sir Samuel  Chisholm, former lord provost of  Glasgow; Sir David Richmond, Admiral Wilson, Professor Purvis, of the  Imperial University, Japan; Dr. Robt.  Gourley, Mr. R. Hunter Craig, M,P.;  the Right, Hon. Parker Smith, M.P.;  Mr. Robert Strachan, Mr. George P.  Dodwell, Mr. G. B. Dunlop; Mr. Neil  Munroe; Mr. J. Currie; Professor  John Wylie, Mr. Archer Baker and  Mr. Arthur--. Piers,  At the luncheon, in proposing the  health of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company and wishing success,  to the new ship at a luncheon which  followed the ceremony of launching,  Sir William Pearce said that the enterprise of the Canadian Pacific Co.  in establishing this last splendid link  in their chain of communication be-,  tween England and the Orient had  done-a-greafc-deal,���������not-only_to���������in*-���������  crease the prosperity of Canada, but  also to promote the interests of the  British Empire.  Mr. Archer-Baker, manager of the  Canadian Pacific Company in London, replying on its behalf, referred  to the conviction which was expressed in many quarters twenty-seven  years ago, when the transcontinental  railway across Canada was completed  that the enterprise would never earn.,  enough to pay for tha axle grease  usee in the operation of the railway.  The company had grown to be one of  the largest corporations in the world.  It had established an all-British  route from London to the Orient and  Australia under a single management.  He paid a tribute to the foresight,  Intelligence and untiring energy of  the company, to whioh much of the  success which had attended the enterprise was due.  Admiral Sir Digby Morant proposed tho health of Mrs. Piers, and  presented her with the ivorv mallet,  encased ln n silver casket, with which  the new ship had been launched.  Mr. Arthur Piers, responding to the  toast, dealt at some length with the  gradual evolution of tho present Canadian Pacific route from England to  the Far East. Tho company had taken great chances in extending the  scope of Its operations, and the success which hnd attended those oper-  ntions was simply nn indication of  the rapid increase which had taken  Place in the   trade   between   Groat  Pa'!* Bnst      Sr0at0St C0,0ny' nnd tbe  Mother Uv*���������*������������������*r'������ Well,  In tho grounds of Llvesoy Hall, near  Blackburn, there is * spring called  "Mother Llvesey's well." Tlio curious  thing about this woll is that tho water  only flows during nine month! of tbo  year and Is quite dry during tlie other  throe months-June, July and An-  gust-howover wet the woathor may  be, The water always commences to  flow on tbo ia mo date each year, and  nercr freezes even during the hardest  frost���������Leeds (England) News.  MU* n MlNM-ltt.  "The ago of mlroeles lias gone," df>  dared tho cynic,  "No, lt hasn't," snid tlio woman,  "My husband told me this morning  that be noticed I wns wearing last  season's bat and gave me mono/, to  bny ������ now tne."  Iler-iktty.  "Oh, hubby, dear, what do yoti think  aro tho first words our bnby will say?**  gurgled Mrs, Matron.  "U'pll    If   fihO  t!lK'0������   iff fir   v*j;;(   i������cy  will probably be, 'This Is a nleo tlmo to  como home,'" said tho bruto,  Vmry Murli Unttplor,  A boy rending the verse, "And thos*  who IU ;��������� in t-ultug-.'* ure happier than  thoso wbo sit on thrones," startled the  cruwil by reu'.itug inns: "And those  who llvo in t'ottnu'ct are hupplor thai  those who sit on tb mis."  The new $27,000 stntlon Rt Revel-  stoke, B.C., has been completed.  ���������M  ���������*&*? If*  CUMBERLAND NEWS  ���������*.���������������'  Cumberland, B. C.  warms.  TBE STORY Ots  SUCCESSFUL MAN  He Found His Lost Health  in Dadd's Kidney Pills  Leading Business Man of Welland  Gives His Experience with tho  Great Canadian Kidney Remedy.  Welland, Ont., Dec. 25.���������(Special).  ���������There is no better known or more  highly respected man in Welland  than Mr. J. J. Yokom. Born and  brought up in the neighboring township of Crowland, by his own industry and sterling honesty he has grown  to be one of Welland's leading merchants. Consequently when Mr. Yokom coines out with a statement that  he was cured of a serious Illness by  Dodd's Kidney  Pllls.everybody knows  it.'.rust be so. ��������� ,   ���������    "   ���������  For a. year or more I had Kidney  Trouble in all its worst symptoms,*-  says Mr. Yokom. * "My head was  Whd, I had no appetite and I lost  weight fast. At times I was entirely  incapacitated. I doctored with . a  physician of' vast experience but got  no toed results. '     ,    -.'���������  "I became despondent of ever  being well again, when oy good luck  I chanced to try Dodd's Kidney Pills  and from the first they seemed to  suit my case. Five boxes cured me  completely"  Bounty For Scalps.  During   tbe   French-Indian   war. of  1754 tlie Ftjench offered a bounty for  British 'scalps. In the same year, a  bounty of ������100 each was offered by the  authorities of the several colonies.   In  1755 Massachusetts granted a bounty  of ������40 for every scalp of a male Indian  over twelve yesrs of age and ������20 each  for the,scalps of women and children.  In 17G4 John Tenn, grandson of "William Penn and governor of Pennsylvania, offered a bounty of $150 for  every "Indian buck" killed and scalped.  SOMETHING FOR NOTHING.  ���������*������  Soap  is better than other Soaps  but is best whenused in  the Sunlight way, Follow  directions,  SUNLIGHT  WAY OF WiUHIHfl  FtttST.���������Dlp th������ arttcU  to t* wMb������<i In ������ lub cf  lukewarm w������Ur, d������w it  out on ������ WMbboud ������nd rub  tho ������ap lightly over it.  Be particular not to min  loapine ������ll 0''������r, THEN  roll it in a tight roll, lay  in ths tub under tbe water,  and go on the nam* way  until all tht pieces have the  tcap nibbed on, and are  rolled up,  Then ao away for  thirty minute* to, one  hour end let lite Sunlight" Soap do Its work.  NKXT.-After lon-iim  the full time rub theclothei  tightly out on a wwh boiud,  und Ihe dirt will drpp  out) turn the garment in-  Hide out to get at lhe teajni,  but don't una any more  soap | don't ncnUI or boil a  ingle plcco, and don't  vwuh through two nudit. If  lhe water r������W too dirty,  nuur a little out nnd add  fr������fh. If n atteatt I* hard  to wash, rub Mime more  soap,on It,* nnil throw  the piece back Into the  MJdn for * tow mlnutc-i.  LASTLY COMES THE  IIINSING, which i* to be  dune in lokewarra watur,  inking special care to Rit  all the dhty nidi away,  then wring ont and liniiff  up to dry.  r������r Woolen* and Hnn-  nelf proceed a������ lollowel-  Shaka tlio nrtltlea free from  duet. Cut a J������l*l*X, of  SUNLIGHT SOAP into  ihavlnai, pourlnw *K*llun  ofbollbit water and wbUk  into ������iather, . When Jurt  lukewarm, work articled In  tha lather without rub*  bin** Saueata out dirty  water wfdiout Jw|������tlit*  end rlnta thoroughly in two  relaya of lukewarm water,  flquaere out water without  twitting end hang ia tha  . open air.  ���������W-TheMoftdetkite  Il������ht" way.  THE UGLY OCTOPUS.  8trong Words From Toronto Pulpit On  a Recent Sunday.  Rev. J, T. Sunderland spoke on a recent Sunday morning on the text "It  is more blessed to give than to receive." He strongly condemned that  spirit, too common in our day, which  wishes to get what does not belong to  it, and receive what it does not pay  for. He said, in part: What is a worthy aim of life for a man? Is it to  receive without rendering a full equivalent? Does any really high-minded  man want to get more tnan he gives?  What do we call a man, who, in business matters, obtains what'*''he makes  no proper return for? We" call him a  rogue or a swindler. Is it worse to be  a rogue or a swindler in business than  in other things? Is It more criminal to  rob a man than to rob society? Or  to rob In matters which the law takes  cognizance of than in matters whlcli  it does not? Says a distinguished an4  honored statesman: "The darkest hour  in the history of any young man is  that in which he first consciously cherishes the desire to get something for  nothing." History bears out the saying is true. Such a young man has  set his foot on a downward road. No  human being, at least, no one that Jias'  health and strength has any right to  want to get something for nothing; He  who cherishes such a dasire is nourishing in himself either the pauper or the  criminal habit of mind. He who, being able to support himself, is willing  to be supported by another, is in spirit  a pauper. He who is willing to get a  living by' any practice or business, no  matter how legal it may be, which does  not involve the rendering of a just and  full equivalent for what he receives, is  at heart a criminal; all that he lack*  is either the opportunity or the courage to make him a criminal de facto.  Here lies the greatest evil of lotteries and gambling. It is not so much  that men lose such or such sums of  money. That is bad enough. But the  worst evil lies in the demoralizing and  degrading influence of what is done,  on men's characters. It lies in th������  fact that gambling" and lotteries cultivate in men a willingness and a desire  to obtain something for nothing; to  get something that is not rightly theirs;  to gain possession of money which they  render no just equivalent. That spirit  always and everywhere undermines the  integrity and rots' the moral fibre of  the man or woman who harbors it.  We often find success in life measured by what men get or accumulate,  without rrff'reiice to the return they  rnako to society. No standard of mea-  ~sure ~could"be"more-false:���������It���������is���������the*  standard of the robber. Are we to call  that man successful who, by his financial shrewdness, amasses millions, and  does nothing with his wealth to benefit the world? Rather should we call  his life a lamentable and disgraceful  failure.  Are we to call that man successful  who has found a lucrative sinecure���������a  place with large pay but with littlo  or nothing to do, and little or no service to render to anybody? Rather  ought we to pity any man, and pray  God to have mercy on his poor, poverty-stricken, selfish soul, who desires  any such pauper place, A true man  wants to pay for all he gets in this  world; he Is not a mendicant. The  kind of place a real man seeks is ono  of activity, of influence, of achievement, of service, whoro he can be something better than a loach living on the  blood of others. He wants to do his  proper part���������his own, rigiit, strong  part���������In the world's work. He wants  to be of some use. He wants to lend  a hand in assuaging the world's sorrows, righting Its wrongs, and bringing  for humanity a better day. No onu  who is a man can for one moment be  willing to bo a pauper, or n parasite, or  a cipher, much less a robber.  The only rule of action that is for a  moment worthy of a true man is, not  to glvo as llttlo as ho can, but as much  as ho can; not to glvo merely as much  as ho receives, but moro, Ho who la  really a man desires to make some  positive contribution to tho world's advance. Ho is not contont to leave tlie  world as good as ho found It; lio wants  to loavo It bottor than ho found It.  It la ���������*__ of the Blost Repnlelve aad   ]  Hideous of Creatnrea. j  A greedy, voracious, relentless crea- j  ture is the octopus, and a most formidable enemy even to man, for it is easier  to cut or tear off one of those terrible  long arms with its two rows of suckers than to induce the creature to relinquish any prey it has laid hold of.  These suckers also euuble it to drag  Its body into very narrow crevices,  from which scarcely any force will  avail to remove it.  Like its beautiful brother the argonaut, it defies its enemies by ejecting  Ink, but the octopus is so subtlo and  clever that he can vary the color of his  ink according to the color of the ground  he is passing over, and, us he is very  active and darts about at lightning  speed, he constantly escapes being  caught.  He is an unsociable creature, apparently quite satisfied with his own society, as he roams about alone, seeking  what he may devour on rocky shores,  where he may be met with of all sizes,  varying in length from an inch to two  or more feet.  The octopus has one very curious  habit���������when resting he coils up some  of his arms into a semblance of the  shell of the argonaut-  For Delicious Flavor  A MARKET PRIMER.  CEYLON GREEN TEA  is absolutely Matchless  Sold Only in Lead Packets. 40c, 50c. and 60c per Ib.  Highest Award St. Louis, 1904.  ���������'  ������������������  1  It Telia About the Batcher  and the  War He Sells His Meat.  What is the man doing behind the  counter?  He is selling meat.    Let us watch  him.   .  What Is the lady going up to the  counter for?    ���������  - To buy meat from the greasy man  with the white apron.  What docs she ask for?  A five pound roast of porterhouse.  What does he give her?  A seven pound roast.  Then does he charge her only for  what she asked for?"  No, indeed.  He charges her for what  he chose to give her.  Didn't the lady know what she wanted?   .        "    '������������������ "-' '���������  Evidently the man didn't think so.  Can't he tell the weight of a piece of  meat when he picks it up?  ^C-mainiy'hTeTran^^  never be able to know that he Is'al-  ways selling you a piece of meat several pounds bigger than you wanted.  Why does the man do this?  It is  impossible to associate  constantly with greasy things and not become pretty smooth yourself.  Now run  and play.  If it is a Question of Warmth use  E. B. EDDY'S  BUILDING PAPER  It Retains Heat and Keeps Out Cold.  Write for Samples and Prices  TEES & PERSSE, Limited, Agents, Winnipeg.  ���������������������������9Ctt-t-oeo������e������������������ee������ee**e������ee*eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeo������e������t������t������������ej  The Keeley Cure  Ask the lawyers, the physicians, the  congressmen, ' the clergymen, the  clerks, the book-keepers, the skilled  mechanics who have patronized us  and you will find that, the Keeley  treatment is all and more than is  claimed for it, and that it is the  "stitch" a drinking man needs to save  property, reputation, family, sanity  and even life itself.  Write today, now, and pet the necessary information about It.  133 Osborne St.,  Fort Rauge,  WINNIPEG.  FISHING LINES.  proves that lunlifbt Bptp con-  wins ear InJ-arjoui ohimlotu  *t any fohn ot adultenuon.  Mxaxdad by th*  year Monty R������fo������������������. -, ._���������  _������Mtr from whom you buy  Saniifht lkM.p Utoa And any  o*um for complilut  ItVCR BROTHERS LIMITED, TORONTO  Mi  Consolidation of Country Schools.  One remedy for tho lack of trained  teachers and the dearth of -scholars  whoro touchers can bo found for the  small district schools Is tho consollda-  lion of spnrsoly ponplnd school <])���������_.  t.rlots, The consolidation ban boon be-  erun In this country. The plan Is to  unito two or more fooblo schools and  provldo transportation for chlldrou  living at a distance Tho advantages  of tho systnm of consolidation aro evident. It substitutes for a mixed, ungraded school in a poorly ventllatod  room with a single, underpaid teacher  a graded sohool In a suitable building  with modorn appliances for giving In-  Ktructlon and competent teachers,  Whorovor continllsatlon has beon carried out and given time to develop it  Is found thnt It decreases the per capita cost of education and gives longer  school yoars and better teachors and  ������������������onlnmonts. Tht* old tfmo dlHtrlot  school was seon at Its boat whero the  inlmbituiii- woro hcui-ju in proximity,  Tho extension of roads has distributed  the population, and the modorn Improvement of roads makes It possible to  gather tho child ron from wldoly-scat-  tffi-(X Vn->mf������������ te n eoiitrnl point for 1i������n-  sons.  Th* Very Pin eat Are Tboae Formed  From Silkworm Got.  Silkworm gut forms the best line for  fishing purposes, partly on account of  its great tenacity and partly because it  is so transparent. Every year a sufficient number of Spanish silkworm  grubs are selected for this purpose. After they havo eaten enough mulberry  leaves and before they begin to spin  they are thrown into vinegar for several hours. Each insect is killed, and  the substnnco which tho grub in tho  natural course would havo spun into a"  cocoon ls forcibly drawn from the dead  worm into a much thicker and shorter  silken thread.  Tho threads aro then placed in pure  water for about four hours and afterword dipped for ton minutes in a solution of soft soap, Tlio flno outer  skin is thus loosened so tbat the workman can romovo it >yitli,'.4iis hands.  Tho threads must bo dried in a shady  place and nro ofton bloodied wJtli  sulphur vapor until they acquire tlio  bright appearance of spun glass.���������London Tologru,ph.  J. W. Commeford, a resident of  Robert street, Toronto, who has saved  33 lives in 14 years, has applied to  the city council for the position of  official life saver.  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator does not require the help of any  purgative medicine to complete the  cure. Give it a trial arid '.be convinced. '   -  /N^VT3fc.^  FOR  THE TRADE OFTHE GREtT WEST  UNION MADE.  OVERALLS,  SMOCKS^nTSHIRTS  IN/lado-to Ri-t  and  IN/lado to Wear  The British gunboats In the bottom  of the River Thames, near Chatham,  Ont., and at the mouth of the Grand  river, will remain there, the Ontario  government finding the expense of  raising them too high. Chatham's  offer of $500 was a mere bagatelle.  A Tonic for the Debilitated.���������Parmelee's Vegetable Pills by acting  mildly but thoroughly on the secretions of the body are a valuable tonic,  stimulating the lagging organs to  healthful action and restoring them  to full vigor. They can be taken in  graduated doses and so used that they  can be discontinued at any time without return of the ailments which they  wero usod to allay.  Montreal's    ordinary    income    for  next year will   reach   $4,305,117, an)  increase of $127,341.  D. Kilpatrick, a farm hand, wns  slashed with a knlfo by another  farm hand, on a farm near Crooks-  ton.  You will never have Comfort and Satisfaction and ' Wearing Qualities In  your Working Clothes until you wear  "King of tho Road" Brand  ASK  YOUR  DEALER.  PacKed at th#  Oven's Mouth  We do things right At  thc Mooney bakery.  Crackers are packed piping  Jjpf from die ovens* The  ttofeture-proof paper And  fjf/tisht tins retain ail the  freshness and crispness, no  'EMM'S  W NJU    No   ���������������������  Tht Conditions DtStrtat,  Husbnnd (with newspapert-Wbtt  I'm at homo you aro forever bummer-  ing at that piano or the your tongue 1.1  running llko a trip hammer. It wasn't  so beforo wo wt������io uiuiiiwl. Wife No,  It wasn't Before wo wero marrlod  you holt! my hands so I couldn't play  and kept my lips so busy that 1  couldn't talk.  Foreign Clroux Porformum,  Although tlio cirrus Is an Institution  peculiarly aud typically American,  ovor 00 por corit of tlie circus perform-  ors and spoclallHtH uro foreigners. Mr,  liiilloy calls attention to this ln his  prospectus, stating (hat in Europo tlio  strugglo tor existence is bo sharp Unit  pooplo will attompt things in which  failuro moans douth und which no  American would think of undertaking  In order to fit thomsolves for the tra-  pozo or the ring of some Amorlcan circus, whoro thoy are certain of a good  salary,���������E. 8. Unllonlc in Contury,  - ��������� r-  The Exchequer,  Ii past times it wus (ho custom for  the king's justiciar nnd his subordl-  natos to mako up uio royui uvvouuin  twice a jt'ur, ut Euat-ui und Michael-  tons, on a table which was tho most  striking object in tho chamber to  which tboy assembled, Tbls tnblo wai  covered with dark russet cloth divided  into squares, wincii guvo u a chuckoi-  ed, chossboard-liko appoaranco, and In  the columns nnd spaces tho accounts  rendered by tho sheriffs and groat  landowners wbo attended for tbat  purpose wero entered and reckoned  up. It was thc checkered cloth, ao  conspicuous throughout tho proceed-  um*. tlmt gavo i'Ims to tlio u.uiie exchequer, JtiHt ns tlio stunt pulutod oa  tho colling of another historic room  origiiiftted tlio namo "star chamber,"���������  Louden Globe.  Dr. J. T). Kollog's Dysontory Cord-  lal Js propnrod from drugs known  to tlio profession ns thoroughly reliable for tho curo of cholera, dysontory, diarrhoea, griping pains nnd  summer complaints. It hns boon usod  successfully by medical practitioners  for a number, of yoars with gratifying  results. If,, suffering from any summer complaint lt ls Just tho mediclno  that will curo you. Try a bottlo. It  soils for 25 oonts.  mti,-,-Py> ���������>- "���������������������������;-.*.���������������������������  PERFECTION  Wlijr Wt Can't lie Great.  Emerson doflnod greatness as simplicity, "Indeed, to be simple is to br  great." Tho question emerges, Is life  ilniplo today? If not, will lt bo simpler  tomorrow ? If not, thon how can ther-r  evor again be such greatness as ln thr  past in a world of ever increasing com  plorlty?  Ml  * i / *, '  otktUv*  (t J  ��������� ,'< stKM-rimo' urtnu  :-^lJi  -.'*xyj__������  when  matter where or  you buy them.  They come to your <V  ble just as inviting and de*  licipus as though you ate  ihfiO) *t the ovens [n the  fej^eiy, At all grocerf Jo  air-tight package?,  Alock Lamers, a Polk county,  Minn., farmer, wai found dead on bli  Wui uoiUi-uuMt u-C Giuud Foika.  t*mm  tMaxty a rem of I  chronic ~  j Don't Neglect A Cough  IoWt^:Potti������<mUMd'mi4re*4eiCon^  dkecdy to " only a congk."  TOta Um fim oold cooae, start in ea|  GRAY'S SYRUP OF RED SPRBCE GUM  IT CTTftBJt COUrms ���������heals tbo Inflanmod Mtrfacet ���������  itbeas weak throats ~ trats tht lungs la the turoogtst  It condition to rtsttt the trying effect* of ������ *mmgA\m  strength  possible   Canadian winter,  I for Early Spring Sewing  We have received our  first shipment of  Lawns, Nainsook, Organdies, Persian Lawn,  Tucked Nainsook,   Colored Dimities,  Embroideries, Lace, Allover Lace  Allover Embroideries, etc.  These goods are direct from the   old  country and are a beautiful lot.  CALL AND SEE THEM.  i  +ww+*0'*>w+4*+04<.+*+ww+<>  ��������� Dull Evenings. ���������  Are Banished ������  WHEW YOU OWN  A        f  Colombia  Graphophone  It Will Provide  THE BEST MUSIC  THE FUNMRST SONGS  THE MOST LAUGHABLE  S TORIES  RIGH-r AT VOUU OlV.1   FIRESIDK, AT  a Modkratk Cost.     "A'kitk for  Catalog ok on call at  FLETCHER BROS.  Royal Baifk of - Garjada  Capital (paid up), .,  $3,000,000  Reserve Fund.   -., .... .......... .3,000,000  Undivided Profits,.......................    303,743  5  T. E. KENNY, PREaroKNT.  E L. PEASE, Ghneral Manam .  "RIGGS & WHYTE  Campbells  5c LOAF.  Plain and Currantl  SCONES  16������Do55������n  Mincod Steak Pies on Saturdays  DUNSMUIR AVENUE.  Before Ordering  HARNESS  YOUR ,  S|NGLK  CALL AN'fr GET  MY   PRICES  X. C, MOUNTING,      $io.oo  DAVIS'HARD RUBBER   $i< oo  NICKEL MOUNTING $1500  SOLID NICKEL$20 00  GENUINE RUBBER   $3000  Plaoe your ordur curly and avoid the ruah  If you purohaHe ono of the Above nets aud  after uiiiug.lt. there in auy defect, I am prepared to make it good.  B^W  swrr  Wesley Wiilard.  I iVIEM'S \w-\m TAN 1  fOAm  *���������-������>���������-    f*������-H*J-#*U SWF  P*V*n    #,|l*j.4.'**V*t*'*R*f..V*������***/*������l������������l      -^  ?   SPCRTING BOOT   I  ������������������i���������mnii itmnu^ufmim.%rirm  -   T]-,. .; ,.--,.' ������������������-.   ;    . ,..' '   -   ���������'     f, .. t,     -  'J and ������lip,   V i* ������',*.'��������� tUrd norew, *������Iu������- ,  godur.u.'1 th fo.npi-.rt aud 'ioal nnd ';  li.vi uilvur tv let',  Hnrt  ������������������ ������id   hurtkn.  V  Thii liuu wi'i ',������vl uii'ru n.4j;t- u*g*'   '  ���������>'��������� th*u any bo-ty.ii cvf yut   tn your'  %. >'  f 1   1 w^i" ro   i >*.*���������' *  *    "    " t '        r  <���������. ���������v.vMcmVni;:' .���������<. *��������� '  Iv-  The Colonist of Feb.. 18th publish  ed the following letter: ���������  INFORMATION WANTED.  Sir:���������la looking over che ameadmeatH to  the Scho '1 Act at the present session* of the  legislature, 1 woticu thu following section: ~  "5 Income of regularly employed teachers  ���������tud salaries aud wage-i of pera-jos under 21  yeara of age exempted from assessment."  Now, can anyone inform me why * te-toh-r  should be exempted from paying the ino'.m j  tb.x any more than a ui'*ch,imc, aocou .tan ,  clerk, etc? On -tho aide of tlie tetcher, h  ha;! shorter houru aompared with >.buee i  have meutioued above, and cau put. hot  spare time in doing aoinet-hiug else and earn  ing more: while, 3U the othor aide, there a. ���������.  4ong������^-h<mra-^d'a^tTimr"t^^  els������. Can you call ihis class legislation?  If some person will advance a good reason  why teacher* should lie exempted froui tho  'ncome tax he will enlighten Hu.> incvlleot.of  "'��������� ��������������������������� Oin. W   iPtvali  'the question asked in litis communication is pertinent. If schoolteachers are allowed lo "put their  spare time in doii.g something else"  tliey should certainly he made to  bear a share of tiie expenses of education, lf not, then rigidly prevent  them from practicing work thai  other people���������unsalaried��������� have to  depend on for their daily bread,  lf men are not earning enough an  teachers, Jet them leave the craft tithe women, tako off their coats and  hire out as farm iahorern for whioh  Borne of them would bo better adapt  ed than attempting lo run a newspaper.   -o -  AT THK I100KKV PARTY,  Lady, (liookoy playor) I am looking for a  pa; mur for tho party tomorrow night,  Will you acoepf?  Guar���������Why tmro, with the  greatest  oi  (lent, (arriving at party) Pleaao tueixmt  tno for uu hour, I have a friend to drivu  home.  Lndy���������-Don't bo longrr than one hmir,  (lent���������Oh no, I will be hauk iinmruUtely  OuUidor (> t I ������'in) Have you auy way of  getting heme \jihh ��������� 1  Outmdor���������May I have tlio plea������ureT  Lady���������Thank you.   I w.ll be obliged.  LnJy, (hookey playor) Would you oblige  me oy lining my partner for tltiu par.y?        I  Hu���������Ii would allotd uiu thu giumu������t  of**'1!  (tli>, night uf pi.rtv arrive* at houso in  timi to nee lady <hip������i'tiug wiih another  gym)  Contributed F< ������ui the J.ike Artist,   't>��������� ���������  Ot'nwa, t>'Jt!i-.r.J. Cowie, Scot  tiuh herring c^.ort, r-ypurtiiiK to the  TVnnrt'r^tefr!..'.1.!..;,^ itlt ;iJO WA-  t,.'i.,.~..,iti- ol .������...M,uii(o, aiiys j.^. U-  herring il fully equal to thut pro-  duocd on the Atladtio, Ho prodictu  a urv-ii future for tho iiuUiHtry in  tho I'aoilio lJrovin('tri.  Port Townsond 2fitli���������*The long  over duo Rteauiur Dura which wan  ttivon up an lo.'t hv her ownurs nnr]  h'-r - eir J-.'jji   r'r,.  VICTORIA, NAtf,���������IMO  , VANCOUVER.  f   Sole Agents For B. C.  +^*W***W+v<><><,w+w++wm  NOTICE  "A meeting of the Bhareholdere  and palrnne of the Comox Creamery  A8,"n will be held in Agrictural  Hull Courienay, Mar; let at 8 p-m  shnrp. Important bueiuess on  hand with regard to moving cieam  ery."  R. II. Hurford, Sec.  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department:~Deposits of (land upwards reoeived;   Interest allowed at current rate.i, compounded twice eaoh year on 30th June and 3let December.  Drafts ou all points bought and sold.  A. P. WILSON, Manager.  OFFICE HOURS  10 to 3;    Saturday 10 to 12; open   Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9p.������  VALEIBROTHER  ANLEY  hfter a tedious task.   8he was reinsured at 90 per cent.  Boise City, Idaho, 26th���������Charlen  E. Moyer, Preeidentof the W. F. M.  Wm D. Hay word, Sec'y uf theeamH  body and G. A. .Petiibone.a. former  member of theEx������ciitive Board was  arrested in Donver yesterday charged with being complicaied in the  amisj'iiiation.oif Frank fcitumeberg  fnrmer Covarnor of Idaho.  Park, 26th���������The failure of the  Algiers Conference vvill leave a per  manent bone of con tou ti ������n between'  France and Germany. Ii. i������ upetily  asserted that France prefers war to  surrender.  London,     26th��������� King   Eiward  can never walk out* agtiiu   wiihou:  Brother F. A. Auley waa entertained by  the 1.0.0 F. lodge at a banquet in the  Waveriy Hotel last Monday evening, and  a farewell token of esteem presented him on  the eve of hie neparture as oigumz-ir i'or the  Woodmen. The gif:, a beautiful kaMMix  diesaing case, was presented by Past Grand  T E. Bate, who adim*-d thn recipient in  the following well chosen words���������  Bro Anley  The members of your lodge  have assigned to ma tho agreeable duty of  expressing their high appreciation of your  pa,t services as Secretary^ and their assurance that in retiring, you take witn you  their earnest wishes for your fu'ure welfare  and     happiness. They     have     also  desired       mc to holicit your  ao eptanoe of thia token of ro-  m������Huberauce, intended to mark their ������t;nse  of your aterimg worth as a lirotUer Oddfellow. Brother Auley, I joiu with thoin  uioni. heoniil,*, m hc;r wish to p:ty a juat  tribute to you, aud would ask you to receive this token of our tritmUuhip and Brotherly love.  Kro Anley being taken by surprise said  in reply���������  Mr Chairman  and Brother Oddfellows  t canwot Iind,words in which to thank  you for i his oken of your esteem and  goodwill. It has come as somewhat of  a -urprisc to me although I hud a flight  hint ihat there svas going m be a soci.il  (fathering of Oddfellow ��������� on Monday even  ing. I supposed that was all and was per  fectly satisfied. I have been .in Oddfellow for 24 y<"ars. 13 of -.vhich has b en  spent '"in Uhiun LoOge No n, 1 have  ���������4i*iid-4h'e-i������)iior��������� to���������be���������Se-eretiiry ot'-the-  Lodge I r 9 years and hnve always been  used right liy the Lodge and woll recompensed for anvthir.g I "have done.. I belong to diffcicuj Ludgns but can &ay that  I have a warmer side for the Oddfellows  than for any 01 ihe others. It may be  for the reason that I have always taken  ten as possible. I wish Union Lodge  every prosperity and hope that they will  have as much success this term as they  had last and that the Lodge will growjin  membership and that peace and harmony  will prevail in the Lodge room. That is  one thing thai Union Lodge can be congratulated on in the past and this being  the case they will surely prosper. I must  thank Bro. John Matthews for his kindiy  words and wishes for my future welfare  and to know thai you have all been pleas  ed and do appreciate my endeavors I am  satisfied and for ail your kindly wishes I  thank you sincerely.  The following ia tbe programme:  Instrumental selection, Victor Bon-  ora  Song, Joseph Hudson  Toast, President of U S.A., H. Drew  Instrumental sect., Wm Potter  Toast,   Dom.   of    Canada-~,<The  MapleLeaf"  Song, Jut*. Walker  Instrumental, V. Marinelli  Song, Thoy. Piket  Toast, W. C. Co , J. Matthews  Instrumental, V. Bonora  T last, Kindred Societies, Jolly good  fclioiva  Song, Samuel Vass '  Toast,������Tne Ladie?, W. Connors ���������  Song, John Kesley  Toast, City of   Cumberland,   Aid.  Whyte ���������     "  Sotig, Hugh Michell  Song, Jas Walkur, ene'd.  : T.a-������t, Hj>-t  mui   Hus.t^s,  J.   H.  ! Piket  Auld Lang Syne  ii_Hrar!_H_Jvw.r.Tis������?^**vtww  ^-OUivlBERLA^a  K. A1DA :  Japanese Tailor.  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  ,Suppiit.''i cl Lowaft Marktl fri**������  Vegetables  a   tjicat  Variety will   always ht)  in feto.'k ;   mlao a supply of  Fresh Fish  will bo oa Sale every Wetln<MtJ*y  Your [la-.ronijjd i������ ooidiully invited,  and  all orders will he promptly d-sliver-ftd.  Gen's' Suits and Ladys' Tuilorod  Coaluraos neatly finished  in Latest fashions.    Churgei^ Right.  No. 1    JAPANESE TOWN.  the aid of a cane. The King fell  white shooting last Novembor nnd  broke a tendon which has not com*  pletely healed.  Viotoriu, 20th���������In House today  a bill in trod upod in reponfo to 0  petition signed hy 3000 persons to  regnlmte the So e of patent medioinos  Tho petition is tho largest ever presented to ihe TTousfi.  *mp*  QEOROE B. MARTIN  ARRISTER ANDSOUCITOR  Canadian Bank of Commerce "Bldg.  Ncincilinp B. G>.  a more actiue pun in theOddfelloivs than  the others and when I wah ill and in  need of btilp and sympathy, Union Lodge  responded so hearrily to my needs it is  needless for mo to say that 1 am sorry to  leave thi������ place and people for no one  can Jive i������ a place for 1$ years without  making friends and I can assure you that  I would bo far more norry le-iving if I did  not think ihitt at some future time I  would have ihe pleasure of viniting this  .place .ignin and meriing the^d famili.-ir  friendly faces. In my new position I  will hnve the pri'ilegn of superintending  tho wtrkiiig of the various Camps of lhe  Woodmen of the World >n my District  and ii will nm be nn fan'' if I cannot  make an excuse to visit this piarc as of*  J. McPhee & Son  mCmVm  Iya a  fair .  Trial  j  IS JLXLiTL, WE Ji.B2iZ,  U.ST ft chance 10 show you that  wo al ways please our customer!  bv supplying them with tht IJK8T  NIBATS ut the lowont market  prices. A trial order will conviuc*  you.  THE  CITY  M eat   Market,  W. W, McKAY, Proprietor,  SOW  ���������ni  ��������� :,,.��������� ':  ���������   > I   j!\;      *  ���������'.i.'i'! nyjt  ������ 11 1*   f :  ,*     1-      iL'.l-.ff',  iiiuiirii'-.f   ,\u  f"ni    fi    |.|,v  ������������������'oi '"r. mn.'i  ������������������" i"j't imf;k  S4Hj'i-r<T)R  THE LARGciSTSESD MERCHANT8 In Oanada  1 ���������n*������"i u������.mmimitm.t.^m^mmm.������mmrMmm.m.������m.m.mm.f^Mnmjmmitm������nm������mmmmimtmmwm  JBRITISH COLUMBIA.-OFFICE, 66 Hastings St. W��������� Vancouver.   Writaior  ;A8pe-'    "    "  ������   Offe  Cial 3TO 19 P������������l������������lf"01'ORdwr Vegetables aud Flowew for SSe-Onioo,     All     Car  h* *_ ruoumbT, U.iot Lottow,, Oan ut tnd Hatluiit A-iters, Swoot Uiuuouette **-  r        LU  2'nney, Potuma, Swat 1'qmand Wild ������ard������n 20C  OrtAtmt*'  Todfty  ���������������������������������������  Wm. RENNIE Co. Limited  VANCOUVER, WINNIPEG and TORONTO  Oi*d������r  Today  "-*���������   ���������'<-*'** ���������������������������������-* r������ ���������r,r,,.^,-K. ���������, .,��������� m pfgpgd^g

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