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 ELEVENTH YEAR  CUMBERLAND, B. C. TUESDAY, OCT 18,  IQ04  At the Big Store  NOW  SHOWING  ALL OUR  NEW STOCK OF  Dress  floods  . A MOST UP-TO-DATE AND  BEAUTIFUL LINE OF GOODS  OF THE VERY LATEST AND  NEWEST FABRICS.  Leiser & Co, LcL  NOTICE.  Conservative crniwntioii  Will be held ia the AGRICULTURAL  HALL, COURTENAY, at 8.30 p.m.,  Saturday, the 22nd inst,, for the purpose  of Nominating a Candidate for the Cotn-  mou8  Eleotion,  All   Conservatives  of  tho  district  invited.  are  Mctiolles & Renouf, Ld.  61  YATES STREET,    VICTORIA,, B. C.  Just received largo shipment of  A^nw.  iRjOisr .A.O-E  5>a  ������  CULTIVATORS,   S'EfED pilTLLS,   WHEEL HOES, E*dv  .'    - VERY LATK8T IMPROVEMENTS.  Call anil see'th'pm or writs for catalogues and prices.  P.O. Drawer, 563  Tolophono 83.  Solo Agents for B.O.  B������  Bros.,  li  Complete House Furnishers,  .   YIOTORIA,   B.C  AGENTS   JF01&  ���������  HODGES - FIBcR - CaRPET  ,'-.     SOFT, PLIABLE, ODORLESS.  WARM   IN   WINTEB,   000L   IN   SUMMER,  /������f������\  An Ideal Sanitary Chamber Carpet  KOR ALL THE YBAK ROUND.  Btswa together and turns undor. Doha not break or require  bindtost, No odors or germs of digoaed, Ius������ot������ do not  t ror bio it, Water does uot injure it, N������ dust, Furnltiiro  does not break it, Doublo faood, double wear. ArtUtio  Colors,    Stylish Designs.      ,,      ,,      ,,       ,  70c��������� 75c.. 80c  P$r yard.  SAMPLHS   JTRHEEQ   UPON  REQUEST  h  NOTICK W IIERBIIY GIVFN thnt tho  undninotod has mado an iipi.liaation tor a  Hotel Liaonoa to sell intoxu.tiug liquors  under the provisions ni tho statutes 10 thai  behalf  Jositpit RtrowAiw ITof.MKS, Buy Hotel Qomox  Th������ hoard of T. rifnen OoinmU������loi������rs will  tnootto oiniHliUf tho above  application at'  tho Sohool Houho,  Cnurtt niy,  Wednesday  October 20th, 1004, at tho hour of 4 p-m.  JOHN THOMSON,  Chief Lioenoo Inspector,  Comox LiwiitCii Diat.ict.  Datml at OambarlandB, 0., Oot, 11 th 1004.  A Guaranteed Cure for Piles.  ru-\ti*s,  V*.ItA,  H\ii.-Mui  k,r  !V '.r-.-.V.-. +  )  I'lr",      ri'Mjjgititn jcliivfl  tnr������niy if V\7.0  OINTMENT falls to cure auy ua������o, nu u.tit-  tor of how louu stati'liiig, in 0 to 14 .1������vh.  Pint AppliOAtiou give* ease and rest. flOu,  If your dtuKRist hasn't it sand 00o instaui|is  nnrt Ir, will hn ff������rwnrilr<'? twt.tinM hy VirU  MedUnnoOo., St. Louli/Mo/  Butler for cooking 20o por ll). at  Napier & Partridges.  Honest Valuo for every dollar Ib  what you get at tho Corner Store.  Local and Personal**  Constable John Thomson took a  demented Chinese boy to the New  Wesiminster asylum on Tuesday,  Fall Suitings just in at Carey's.  JVr and Mrs T. H. Piercy, of  Denman Island.. were in town  Thursday, visiting Mrs Cessford,  their daughter.  Order vour Winter Overcoat now  ���������T. II. Carey.  Mrs Dixon, mother of Mrs T. E.  Bate, returned to Nanaimo Friday,  after a fortnight's visit to her  daughter.  Call and see my Scotch Tweed  Paiuings.���������T. H. Carey.  Mr R. Ross Napier, of Napier &  Partridge, whije in Vancouver late  ly, made a large business deal in a.  slaple commodity which will enable  that enterprising firm to supply  customers at, a very low rate.  Watch their ad.  Five Roses Flour, $6.75 per bbl  at Najier & Partridges.  Mrs Logan, and her son Harry,  of Eburne, was visiting her son,  Mr W.Logan, of the Royal Bank  _h_e_ie_ _o_n:_Sa.tnf_day. While_in-Jthe.  district tliey are guests of  Mrs W.  R. Robb./.--.'  BeLwarp Serges black and blue;  sun proof and see proof, at Care; 's.  Mr F M Young,, returning officer  for Comox-Adin, arrived on Sunday  by steamer and proceeded on his way  through the dist.ict.  Gran by Rubbern are reliable, get  them at Napier & Partridges  Papsengers by Tuesday's steamer  were, Mrs Collis and child. Judge  Harrison, Mrs Livesly and Mrs D.  McKay and infant from Banff. Mrs  Mateer. Mis Pikot, Mr Devlin, Mis  Goo. Roe, Miss Carter, Mr Mo  Knight and Miss M, Maxwell.  Now showing at the Big Store  Fall blouses, millinery,flunnellette  and wool underwear, blankets and  comforters, children's coats, Um  brellas (great variety). Cull in  look round, and don't buy unless  yuu want to. Simon Leiser & Co.,  Lin.ited.  Dr O'Brian is up seeking nomination in Conservative interests and  will hold meetings to-night in the  Cumberland Hall and tomorrow  night at Courtenay in the Agricultural Hall. The Doctor drove over  the road from Nanaimo on Sunday.  A limited niimber of fancy votings at Carey's,  Mrs A. O. Rutherford, tho leader  of ihe White Ribhonors of Canad.i,  will vipit Cumberland thin week  Mrs Rutherford is spoken of ne being, an eloquent speaker in tho  temperance movement, and us an  organizer bus fow equal*. Hhe will  no doubt draw a huge audience.  Buy your ammunition at the Big  j btua<, tii������'y euity a lai'Huetuotii    ail  1  liiu     tl' tt     fiM.in    utid    Cu.i,..do0.',  p-rioe* tho lowest.   Simon Loi8.tr <fc  Co., Ltd.  Mr Thos. Woorls, of Oranthnm,  hns lung been a most succoasful  market gardener, and somo oauli-  flowers which wore latHy cent to us  of his growing are of best quality  nnd nita, mfirtPuring IS innhos nornss  the head.  Vegetables on tho whole  have suffered froui the drought this-,  season, but evidently Mr  Wood's'  ranch is one to flourish independently of rain. ���������".���������-  A new organ arrived on last weeks  steamer for Grace Methodist Church  and will probably be placed in position for use t his week.  Mr C Hardy the well known insur  ance man was in town on Monday.  He was last in Cumberland in. connection with the Chinese Commission. 1  H.M.S. Flora arrived in Comox  on Saturday.  A children's tea and entertainment was given the Methodist Sunday Schoolchildren in their tchool  room lastevening. Tea was served  to about 100 young people, and  was followed by a short programme  <i recitations, h>mns, anthems etc.  A number of parents and friends  were present.  Mr J. L. Roe's fine driving mare  was unfortunate enough to have its  leg broken' on Monday morning.  The animal was in her stall in the  Mill stables and it is supposed the  horse in the adjoining stall kicked  her during the night, Dr Staples,  after examination, advised that.the  poor beast be killed as the injury  was a compound fracture, and little, if anything, could be done to  remedy it. Mr Roe feels the loss  of a favorite animal keenly.  C\iS.H;^T0jli'E:.  Prizes  GIVEN   AWAY  Every   25c    Purchase in  Store   entitles   you    to  ticket  my  one  LOST on Dunsmuir Ave or First  Street, a small gold locket, monogram on one side and half of the  other carved.   _Being_a souvenir  it is highly valued by the owner,  A (suitable reward will be paid to  the finder on returning same to this  office.  One DOLL at 91 50  Ono DOLL at    1 00  One POCKET KNIFE.....   1 00  One CHEESE DISH    1 00  1 HANDSOME PICTURE.   2 50  The Drawing for the above will tako  place bu Saturday evening, November 20th,  at 8 p.m.  1st Number drawn, first choice; 2nd  Number drawn, second choice; eto.  T. E. BATE  DUNSMUIR AVE.  Cumberland  CUMBERLAND  eat Market  Choicest Meats  Supplied at Lowest Market Prices  Vegetables  A  Great Variety will   always bo  in stock ;   also a supply of  Fresh Fish  will be on Sale every Wednesday  \ o-  I      Your rja.tro_nage_ig_icor_diallyJnvitedf_8und^_  all orders will be promptly delivered.  J.McPhee&Son  PROPRIETORS.  Why  Not  Get a  IfBW.  SUIT  ONE THAT IS RIGHT  IUP-TO-DATE  Our Fall Stock is made up in Patterns that  you seldom find outside a Merchant Tailor's  VVB TAKE TAINS TO WT YOU I'OR WK KXPEOX   TO SELL YOU MOHK THAN. ONK SUIT   * J \J JL   A  iJj   * * . * i . * * *  OVERCOATS and  T> A TMfO A TC  iv. All '%\^\yj, A x *j,,.  $7.50 to $25,00  if  10  y25.OO  Opened this week NINE MOKE CASES NEW  FALL GOODS���������Uudorwear, Bh.rtR, Un.ncouti,1"  Overcoats, Suite, Hate and Uapa.  NAPIER &  PARTRIDGE TTI"*TJ*'"*' "~  \%-..*i m^'*y     .. ,W'  "c-nrv;  MUWKWUUWinpW'flA--'.  WMWUMi ������teT������Bi������s*aM������6^)ri!iS������s^9*!!:'1-'c ���������  ������\  " THE COURIER  OF THE CZAR  kSJS  By  Jules Verne  SS^  ll  "But at what time," asked Ivan Ogareff, "had your daughter to leave Russian territory?",  "At nearly the same time as you," replied Wassili Feodor.  "I quitted Moscow on the loth of  July."  , "And Nadia also had to leave Moscow  on that date. Her letter told me so expressly."  "She waa at Moscow on the 15th of  July?" asked Ivan Ogareff.  "Yes, certainly at that date."  "Very well," replied Ivan Ogareff.  Then, recollecting himself, he added:  "But. no; I was forgetting. 1 was  about to confound dates. It is unfortunately too probable that your daughter has had to cross the frontier, and  only one hope remains���������that,she may  have stopped on receiving news of the  Tartar invasion!"  Wassili Feodor hung down his head.  He knew Nadia, and he knew well that  nothing would prevent her setting off.  By this statement Ivan Ogareff had  just committed gratuitously an act of  real cruelty; With one word he could  reassure Wassili Feodor.  Although Nadia had passed the frontier under the circumstances previously described, Wassili Feodor, by comparing the date at which his daughter  was certainly at Nljnl Novgorod and  the date of the order forbidding any one  to leave ft, would without doubt draw  this conclusion���������that Nadia could not  have been exposed to the dangers of  an invasion and that she was still, in  spite of herself, on the European territory of the empire.  Ivan Ogareff might have said that  word. > He did not say it. Wassili Feodor withdrew heartbroken. After that  interview his last hope was destroyed.  During the two following days the  grand duke several times asked for  Jhe pretended Michael Strogoff and had  'hinTrepeaTairtfiaThTTli^  imperial cabinet of the New palace.  Ivan Ogareff, prepared for all those  questions, answered without ever hesitating. He did not conceal designedly  that the government of the czar had  been altogether taken by surprise by  the invasion; that the rising had been  prepared with the greatest secrecy;  that the Tartars were already masters  of the line of the Obi when the news  reached Moscow, and Anally that nothing was ready in the Russian provinces  to throw Into Siberia troops sufficient  to repel the invaders.  Afterward Ivan Ogareff, entirely  free in his movements, began to study  Irkutsk, the state of its fortifications,  their weak points, in order eventually  to make use of those observations If  any circumstance should prevent the  consummation of his treason. He devoted himself moro particularly to the  examination of the Bolcliaia gate,  whlcli ho Intended treacherously to surrender. Twice at night ho came to Inspect that gate nnd tho fortifications  around It. He walked about there without nny fear of exposing 'himself to the  missiles of tho besiegers, whose llrst  posts were less thnn a verst from the  ramparts. Ho kuow woll Hint he wns  uot exposed���������nny. even that ho waa  recognized. Ho hnd hnd a glimpse of  a shnilow which had glided to tho foot  of the ramparts.  Sangarre, risking her life, had just  come to try to put herself. In couiniunt-  cation with Ivnn Ogoroff. Besides, the  besieged for two days had enjoyed a  tranquillity to which they hnd not been  accustomed slticu the Tartars llrst invested Irkutsk, lt wns by order or  Ivnn Ogareff.  Tho lleutonnnt of Foofnr-Kknn hnd  ���������wished thnt nil attempts to carry the  town by sheer force should ho tmspi'iiil-  ed. Thus lifter his arrival nt Irkutsk  tho artillery wns absolutely silent, I Vr-  imps���������nt lenst he hoped ho���������tlu* vlgl-  Inuee of the besieged would lie hour"  what relaxed. In auy came, nt the outposts several thousand Tnrtnrs were  ready to hurl themselves against the  j*afe when deprived of its defenders,  when Ivnn Ogareff should let them  kuow tho hour for action.  Moutnvhlle thnt could not bo long delayed.   They must tunkc aa cad of it  (H..MIC  ia.C  l.L.^.i..,,!  ii,.j>.<  .-L.uulu u.il.i.  J:, night ot !r..ut-.:. T!r n u>!:i!!>.i> of  Ivnn Ogareff was taken, ami that very  night from the top nf tin? rampart 8  nolo foil Info the hands of Sangarre,  It was the following night, the night  i.um   ii.e ut.i.M   L,.v in,,  ut  <.)-, twu,... ...  2 oY|ix:k In the morning, that ivai  Ogareff hnd fixed for delivering up Irkutsk to tho Tartars.  "*������**������*"��������������� mm***  Y.i.w ou.  ll-iw oft tho llu'.n irmn nlmw hid!*  .....,....,,.,��������� .;)i  A' ' j'...-1 i'.������ ������ .t iv  . ���������; :.   t in.in  liuii'it ua u l..\\ i, n >, Mi.p.  -'.'.. :i;:nore Ntwi.  CHAPTER XIX.  HE plans of Ivan Ogareff  had been laid with the  greatest care, and, unless  son������e unlikely circumstance should occur, they  must succeed. It was  necessary that the Bol-  chaia gate should be without defenders at the moment when he should do-  liver it up to tbe Tartars. Thus at that  moment It would be indispensable that  the attention of the besieged should be  drawn to another point of the city;  hence a diversion agreed upon with the  emir. That diversion had to take place  along the suburbs of Irkutsk, up and  down the right bank of the river.  The attack on those two points would  be made very earnestly and at the same  time a feigned attempt to cross the Angara on its left baik. The Bolchaia  gate would then be probably abandoned,  especially as on that side the advance  posts, which were said to be at some  distance off, would seem to have been  collected together.  The fifth day of October had come.  Before twenty-four hours the capital of  eastern Siberia ought to be iu the hands  of the emir and the grand duke ia the  power of Ivan Ogareff. During all that  Clay an unusual movement was taking  place in the camp of the Angara. From  the windows of the palace and from the  houses of the right bank one could see  distinctly that important preparations  were being made on the opposite  heights.    '      ���������    ' ,  Numerous Tartar detachments were  seen moving toward the camp and thus  hourly re-enforcing the troops of the  emir. This was the preparation for  the diversion which had been agreed  upon, and it was being made in the  most ostentatious manner. Moreover,  Ivau Ogareff did not conceal from the  grand duke that some attack_wasjo_be  feared on that side. He knewv he said,"  that an assault would be made at the  two extremities of the town along the  river, and he counseled the grand duke  to re-e'nfqrce those two points more directly menaced.  The preparations that had been noticed, coming to the support of Ivan  Ogareff's recommendations, it was necessary to take some account of them.  Thus after a council of war which was  held ot tho palace orders were given to  concentrate the defense on the right  bank of the Angara and at the two extremities of the town, where the fortified terraces rested on the river,  This was precisely what Ivan Ogareff wished. lie evidently did net reckon that the Bolchaia gate would re-  main without defenders, bnt they would  be. there ouly lu a small number. Besides, Ivan Ogareff was about to give  to the dlyerslou such Importance that  the grand duke would be obliged to oppose It with all his disposable forces.  And Indeed an Incident of an exceptionable gravity, devised by Ivnn Ogareff, was ���������to powerfully aid In the accomplishment of his projects. For even  If Irkutsk' had not been attacked ot  points distant from the Bolchaia gate  and along the right bank of tlio river  that Incident would have sulllced to  draw the chief body of tho defenders  to tlie placo whoro Ivan Ogareff wished precisely to bring thom, It would  cause at tho same time a most terrible  catastrophe,  All the ehanees were then that tho  gate, being free nt the hour fixed, would  iio given up to the ilunisands of Tartars who were waiting under the thick  cover of the forest on the east, During  that day the garrison and population of  Irkutsk were constantly on tho alert.  All the moni-uirus which woro required  to repel an attack on points never before threatened were taken.  The grain] duke and General Vorac-  zoff visited the various posts which had  been strengthened by their orders, The  picked corps of Wasslll Feodor occupied the north of the towu. but with  tho Injunction to march at ouoe to  Whore tho danger should bo most press-  lug. The right bank of the Angnra was  protected by the only artillery a. their  disposal.  With those measures taken In time,  f'li'iks to tho fMiimrnini' recommendations of Ivnn Ogareff. tliere was every  reason to hope that the prepared attack  would not succeed, lu that case the  Tartars, diwoUi..ged for the t,l;ne, without doubt would defer for a few days  '���������ny now nttaek iv.*i'.!nst the town, P.������-  Khit's. tho troops expected by the grand  duke might arrive auy hour. The safe'-  iy or the loss cf lrkimd; hung c* a  thread.  On that day the run. which had risen  at" twenty minutes past ti, had set at  *i:.u. Twilight would stiii huve tu strug-  :!.' with nhrlit for two hours, Tii.-n  -y.t.ee would bt- filled with thlrk Cnv'.i-  u'ess. for heavy clouds hung still in the  a.������r, ami the moou would not appear.  This profound obscurity would favor  more completely the plans of Ivan Ogareff.  Already, for some days, au extremely  kivn frost had c-onie as a prelude to  the rigors of the * Siberian winter, and  on that night the cold was still more  piercing. The soldiers posted on the  right bank of the Angara, being forced  to hide thoir preseuce, had not kindled  any .tires. They therefore suffered  dreadfully from great lowering of the  temperature.- At some feet below them  the ice blocks floated past, following  \\he��������� cwent of the river.'.  During all that day they had seen  item in close ranks floating .-rapidly  between the two banks. That circumstance, observed by the grand duke and  his officers, had been considered as fortunate. It was evident that If the bed  of the silver became obstructed thu passage ef-.it would become altogether Impracticable.  The Tartars would not be able Xt*  manage either rafts or boats. As fo  attempting to cross the river oyer thr  blocks of ice when the cold should ha xe  joined them, that was not possible. The  field, newly cemented, would uot hare  been strong enough for the passage  over it of an attacking column.  But Ivan Ogareff did not regret that  circumstance, although it appeared favorable to the defenders of Irkutsk, for  the traitor knew well that the Tartars  were not seeking to cross the Angara  and that at least on that sidt the attempt would only be a feint. Nevertheless toward 10 o'clock at night the  state of the river visibly changed, to  the extreme surprise of the besieged  and now to their disadvantage. The  passage, up to that tinie impracticable,  suddenly became possible. The bed of  the Angara soon became free. The  floating ice,;which for some days had  come down the-js^er In great, quantities, dlsappearej^nd, very little could  be seon between $fe two banks.  The Russian officers, wko had noticed this change in the state et the  river, made It known to the grand  duke. Besides, it was explained In this  way that at some narrow portion of the  Angara the floating toe had accumulated and found a barrier. We know  that such was the case. The passage  of the Angara was therefore opeu to  the besiegers; hence the necessity for  the Russians to watch with greater attention than ever.  In the camp of the Angara there was  plenty of agitation, as was proved by  jihi^ligMsjt^:iat^Uy_fliitLugjibpjvtj_^Lt_  a verst up above, as also down Low  the point where the fortification slopes  dowu to the river, there was a dull  murmur, which proved that the Tartars were on foot, waiting for some  signal. Again an hour passed by.  Nothing new.  Two o'clock,in the morning was about  to strike from the clock tower of the  cathedral of Irkutsk and uo movement  had taken place to disclose the hostile  Intentions of the besiegers. The grand  ,duke and his'officers began to ask  themselves If they had not been led  Into error, If It had really entered Into  the plan of the Tartars, to attempt to  surprise the town, "     :     ,  Tho preceding nights had not by any  means been so calm. Firing had been  kept up from the advanced posts, and  shells had hissed through the air, nnd  this time there was nothing of the kiud.  The grand duke, Oeneral Vornnzoff,  their alds-de-cauip. waited therefore,  ready to give their orders according to  the olrcumstnneos.  It has been stated thnt Ivan Ogareff  occupied n room in the palace. It was  n pretty large room, situated on the  ground floor, and lis windows ppencd  out upon a side terrace. Ouo need ouly  step a few paces ou this terrace to  overlook the course of the Angara. A  profound darkness reigned lu that  room, Ivan Ogareff, standing ticnr a  window, wns waiting for the hour of  action to arrive. Evidently the signal  could ouly come from lilm. Once this  s.giail was given, when t.iu.st of tlio defenders of Irkutsk chouid have been  called to the points openly attacked.  Ills plan was to.leave the palace and  to go and accomplish Ills work. Me  waited thou lu ihe dark, like a tiger  ready to spring upon Its prey.  Meanwhile, sonic ml nut oh before 12  o'clock, tho grntul duke asked thnt Michael Strogoff���������It wus the duly mime  he couljl give to Ivau Qgnreff-shouul  be brought to lilm. ^ An nid-de-enmp  came to his room, the door of which  was closed, "lie willed lum. Ivan Ogareff. motionless near the window and  Invisible iu tlie darkness, took good  care not to answer. The grand duke  was then informed that the courier of  llie cv/lIv was uot at that moment lu tl.e  palace.  Two o'clock struck. It was the moment tlmt action had beeu agreed on  with the InruiiK, who were ready lor  the assault. Ivnn Ogmvff opened the  window of his room ami placed himself  nt the north angle of the side terrace.  I5"lo\v him In the idinde (lowed the waters of thu Angara, which roared as  they broko against the plies of the but-  trews,  Ivan Ogareff drew n IJJut from his  pocket and lit wltli It a piece of cotton  wool impregnated with priming powder, which ho threw uuu the river. II  was* by tlio order of Ivnn Ogareff that  torrents of iiineial oil had been <jki  np tho ������i:rfnra������ of Hie Angara.   Uurlnga  of naphtha had been discovered above  Irkutsk on'the right bank, between the  village of Poshkavsk and the town.  Ivan Ogareff had resolved to employ  this terrible means for setting fire to  Irkutsk. He therefore made use of>the  immense reservoir which contained the  combustible liquid. He had only to  make a few canals to draw in streams  into^the river. These he had made that,  very night, some hours before. The  cotton wool had been cast on the waters of'the Angara." In an tustaut. as if  the current:had been made of alcohol,  all the river became a mass of flames,  up and down1 the stream, with the rapidity of .electricity.. ��������� Volumes of blue  flames covered the whole surface of the  river and shot far up into the sky.  The few blocks of ice that came floating down the river, being seized by the  burning liquid, melted like wax ou the  surface of a furnace, and the water,  sent off as vapor, rose hissing to the  clouds.0 At that very moment the firing began at the north and at the south  of the town. Tlie batteries of the camp  of the Angara threw an uninterrupted  volley of shot and shell. Many thousand Tartars rushed to the assault of  the ramparts. The houses along the  high banks, constructed of wood, took  fire in every direction. An Immense  light dissipated the shades of night  I "At last!" said Ivan Ugareff. And he  had good reasou to applaud. The diversion which he had planned was terrible. The defenders buw tbeioA&lve*  placed between the attack of the Tartars and the disasters of au luiinensfl  couflnrratlou. The bells sounded, and  every nbtebodted man of the population  hastened to the points attacked and to  the houses which were being devoured  by the flr������, which was threatening to  communicate itself to the whole city.  The Bolchaia gate was almost free. It  was with difficulty that any defenders  had been left tliere.  Ivan Ogareff re-entered his room,,  then brilliantly lit up by the flames  from the Angara that overtopped the  balustrades of the ramparts. Then he  prepared to leave It. But scarcely had  he opened the door wben a woman  rushed into the room, with . her garments dripping wet, her hair in disorder.  "Sangarre!" cried Ivan Ogareff in the  first moment of surprise and uot imagining that It could be any other woman  than the gypsy.  It was uot Sangarre; it was Nadia.  At the moment when, seeking refuge  on the block of lee, the youug girl had  uttered'that"'cry'wireir"she"-saw'tlie-fire-  spread over the current of tho Angara,  Michael Strogoff had seized hor in his  arms, and he had dived with her to  seek even In the depths of the river a  shelter from the flames. After having  swum under the waters Michael Strogoff had fortunately put his foot on  ground at the quay, aud he had Nadia  still safe with him.  Michael Strogoff was touching ot last  his goal. He was at Irkutsk. "To the  palace of the governor!" said he to Nadia. In less than ten minutes afterward both arrived at the eutrance to  that palace, tho massive stone walls of  which were being licked by the long  flames from tno Angnra, without, however, their being able to set the structure on fire. Beyond, the houses on the  bank were all In Humes.  Michael Strogoff and Nadin entered  without   difliculty   Into   that   palace,  whlcli was open for nil. In the midst  of the general confusion no ono noticed  thom, although tbelr clothes were drip-  p.ng wet.  A crowd of ofiicers came for  orders, and soldiers running to execute  them blocked up tho graud salon on  tho ground floor.  Thore Michael Strogoff and tho young  girl, in the midst of so great a crowd,  found themselves separated from each  other. Nadin, distracted, ran along tho  lower rooms, willed her cainpatilon und  asked to be led before tho grond duko.  A door leading into a room that, was  Inundated wltli light opened Itself "before her. She entered, and she found  herself unoxprt'teilly luce to face will)  him whom she hnd seou at Ichim,  whom sho luul neon at Tomsk, iu the  presence of tlmt inau whoso cursed  lmnd an Instant later would have delivered up tho city,  "Ivan Ogareff!" cried sho.  On hearing his nnmo pronounced tlio  miserable wretch trombled. Ills truo  nnmo being once known, nil his plana  would be ruined. IIo had only ouo  thing to do���������to kill tlio being, whoever  It might be, who hnd Just prououueed  It, Ivnn Ogaruff threw himself ou Nadia, but lhe youug girl, with a knife lu  her hand. pl������ewl her Uncle to tho wall,  resolved to defend herself.  "Ivan Ogareff!" cried again Nadin.  knowlug woll that detested uamo would  bring succor to her.  "Ah, .vou shall bo ollont!" said tho  traitor,  "Ivan Ogurolll" cried a third time Uiu  Intrepid young girl In a voice whoso  hate had Increased tenfold the force.  Drunk with fury. Ivau Oaaroff drew  n dnirsor from his belt, rushed upon  Nndla and forced lier back Into a corner of tho room. It wns all ovor with  Iter whon tho wretch, suddenly knock-  ed down by n tremendous blow, rolled  to the ground,  "Michael!" cried Nadin,  lt was Michael Strogoff. Mlclmel  Strogoff hnd heard tho appeal of Nadia.  Guided by her voice, be imd arrived nt  tho room of Ivnn Ogareff, ana bo had  entered by the door which had beeo  left open.  "Fear nothing. Nadia," he said as ho  placed himself between her and Ivan  Ogareff.  "Ah," screamed the young girl, "take  care, "brother! The traitor is armed!  He can see well!"  Ivan Ogareff had risen, and, believing that he had the advantage over a  blind man. he threw himself upon Michael Strogoff. But with one hand Michael seized the arm of him who could  see well and with the other, turning  aside his weapon, he threw him a second time to the ground.  Ivan Ogareff. pale with fury and  ehame, remembered that he was carrying a sword. lie drew It from the  scabbard and returned to the combat.  He bad also recoguized Michael Strogoff. A blind man! He had only, i������  short, to deal with a blind man.  Nadia, terrified at the danger which'  threatened her companion in such an>  unequal struggle, rau to the door,1 calling help.  "Shut that door, ^,adia.,, said Michael  Strogoff. "Do hot call any one, and let  me do It. The courier of the czar has  nothing to fear today from this wretch.  Let him ..come at me if he dare. I am  waiting for him."  Meanwhile Ivan Ogareff. gathering  himself together, as It were, like a tiger did uot utter a word. The noise  of his step, his very breathing, he  would have wished to keep back from'  the ear of the blind man. He wished  to strike him before even he had any  warning of his approach, to strike him  with a certain blow. The traitor did  not dream of fighting, but of assassinating him whose name he bad stolen.  Nadia. frightened, yet at the same  time confident, contemplated with a-  sort of admiration that terrible scene.  It seemed that the old coolness had  come back to bim.  Michael Strogoff had as his only  weapon his Siberian knife, and he could  not see bis adversary, who was even  armed with a sword. But by what,  favor from heaven was he able to overpower him?  Ivan Ogareff glanced at his adversary  with a visible anxiety." That superhuman calmness worked upon him. Ia  vain, appealing to his reason, he kept  saying that In the Inequality of such A  combat all the advantage was in his  favor. That immovableness of the  bliud man completely froze him. He  had sought with his eyos the place  -where-he^niust-strlke-hls-vlctlmj���������He-  had found it., Who, then, was preventing him from giving the finishing blow?  At length be made a blow and thrust  his sword full at tho breast of Michael  Strogoff.  An Imperceptible movement of the  knlfo of the blind man turned the blow.  Michael Strogoff had not been touched  nnd coolly seemed to wait another attack without, however, challenging It.  A cold sweat ran from the face of  Ivan Ogareff. IIo recoiled a pace, then  made another thrust. BuMhe second  blow, like the flrst, fell harmless. A  simple parrying with the large knife  had sulllced to turn aside tlie sword of  tbo traitor. The latter, mad with rago  and terror before that living statue,  fixed his terrified look on the largo'  open eyes of the blind man. Those  eyes that seemed to read the very, bottom of his heart nnd which could uot  see���������thoso oyes seemed to have for him  an awful fascination.  Suddenly Ivan Ogareff gave a cry.  Au unexpected' light had entered his  brnln.  "He enn seo!" cried ho. "Ho can  soo!"  And, like a deer trying to re-enter Hs  onvo, step by step, terrified, ho'retreated to tho lower end of the room. Then  the statue, took life, The blind man  walked straight to Ivan Ogareff, and,  placing himself In front of hlra, said!  "Yes, I see���������I seo Um blow of the knout  with which I have marked you, traitor  nnd coward! 1 iw'tho place where I  nm going to s:rll:e you. Defend your  life! It Is a duel whicli I condescend  to offer you, My knlfo will suUlco wo  ngnliist your sword!"  "IIo sees!" said .Nndla. "God of mcr������  ey, la It possible?"  Ivnn Ogareff felt hlmsolf to bo lost,  Rut suddenly, taklug courage, sword  In front, ho rushed upon his Impassible  adversary, The two blades erossod,  but nt tho flrst plash of tho knlfo Of  Mloh/iel Strogoff, grasped firmly In the  baud of the Siberian hunter, tlto sword  flew In pieces, and the wretch, pierced'  to .tlie'heart, fell dead to thogrouud,  At that moment the door of the room,  pushed from the outfiide, opened. Tho  grand duke, accompanied by some officers, showed himself on tho threshold,  The grand duke advanced, He recognized on the around tho dend body of  lilm whom ho thought to bo tho courier  of the czar, nml then lu a threatening  volco ho asked:  "Who 1ms slulu this mnu7"  Ml," replied Michael Strogoff.  flno of the otllpi'i's placed a revolver  to his hond, ready to tiro.  "Your name'/" nsked tho grand duko  beforo giving tho ordor to uhoot him  dead.  "Your highness," answered Mlcbnol  Strogoff, "oulc mo rather tho namo of  thc man stretched at your feet." ,.  F.T0 be cosTmml ���������' /  i$MM  m^Mm  ��������� 'jrYt, i, .<*������*-*?���������'  .���������_.-*."S'y-   ..--���������'  itf  THS) CUMBERLAND NEW  Issued Every TueBday.  W. B. *tfDi5RSON,    - ���������      MaR  Tko columns of The News are or*n to all  who wiab to express thereiu views * mat.  tera of puWio iuttresi.-  * While we do uot hold ourselves re^nsi-  We for th������ uttervweB of correspondence, vie  eatttve the right of deoUainfr to insert  oiniauoioatious  unnecessarily personal.  TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 1904.  y,8piialt & Nanaimo Ry  kets an sale, good over rail aod stealer  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excur-  sions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  The Company reserves the right to  change.without previous notice, steamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good for going journey Saturday and Sunday, returning nut later  than Monday.  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  Sale of Crown Granted Mineral Claims for Unpaid Taxes in the Comox:  Assessment District, Province of British Columbia.  s. s. "CWy of Nanaimo.  tee 'S.s Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Na  naitn.0, calling at Musgraves, Vesuvius, Crofton. Kuper, ..and Thetis  Islands first and third Tuesdays of  each month; Fullord, Ganges, and  Fernwood, remaining Tuesdays in  each month.  Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Comox, connecting with s.s. Joan at  Nanauno.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m,, for  Nanaimo direct, connecting with  train for Victoria  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.tn., for  Coitiok and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way pons.  Leaves Nanaimo Fridav, 2 p.m.; first  and third Fritlavs of each month to  "Ganges, remaining Fridays of each  month to Ladysmith.  LeavesGmgesor Ladysmith Saturday, 7  a.n,��������� for Victoria and way ports.  Cumberland  Hotel������������������  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND    SECOND     STREET.  '     CUMBERLAND  B. C.  Mrs. J. H. Piket, Proprietress.  When in Cumberland be sure  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel,  First-Class  Accomodation for transient and permarV  ent boarders.  Sample Rooms and  Public Mall  Runjn Connection with Hotel  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the seventh day of November, a.d., 1904, at the hour of ;  Ten o'clock a.m., at the Court-houee, Cumberland, I shall offer for sale by   Public  Auction   the Mineral  Claims in the list hereinafter set out, of the persona in i-aid list hereinafter set out, of which Crown Grants-  have been-issuedi for all unpaid taxes accrued, due and ptyable on the 30th day of June, 1904,  or  accrued, due and' payable at any 30th day of June, subsequent to the date of the issue of tbe Crown Grants ������  and ior the expenses of advertising this notice.  If tbe taxes and expenses of advertising, as set out in said list, are not paid to me on or before the  day of sale, the claims may be sold to the highest bidder, nnd a conveyance executed  to  the purchaser-  of all right and* interest in said claims legally alienated by the Crown, by the Crown Grants thereof.  In the event of there being no purchaser, or if the price offered shall not be sufficient to pay tho >  taxes and expenses of advertising, the land shall absolutely revert to the Province and the Crown Grants ���������  thereof shall be deemed void.  LIST ABOVE MENTIONED  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per day  HURTS lUfiSSUH,  3009 Westminster Road  100,000 Bulbs to arrive soon from  Holland, France and .Japan.  Thousands of Fruit and  .   Ornamental Trees..   ..  Vancouver -nam aitvio route .  Bails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  ^     Simdav*.  ������ails from Vancouver afier arrival of C.  V.fX. Train No. I. dail/ except Sundays, at 1 p in.  TIME TABLE  EFFECTIVE  .1UNR K lfliW  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No 2-Daily. No, 4-Run-lay  A m p-m  pB. 9 00... Victoria Do 4 0'.  *t   0.28 Coldntroam ..., "   4 28  " 10.24 Koeiiin'a "   B ������  .Duneau'a  ( "   5.55  v M.  .Nnnaimo  "   7 37  Wellington Ar, 7 52  IS  TO  VICTOIUA.  No 3   ^'ind.'  * M.  ,.W*lllnRton De. 4 00  '.. ������   4.15  ,. "   fl.fifi  ��������������� |(),42     Koouig'R , "   0,80  ��������� ��������� 11.H8 ;Col(.Hmium  '���������   7.27  Arl200.... ...Vlotonu, ., Ar 7.55  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tic  " 11.00.  PM.  "12 35..  Ar 12.58..  WELLI *������  No. lwDail  A.M.  Pe.  8.00   ���������������   8,ii0 Nanaimo,  10.02........Du.iomi'h. ...  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES,   GREENHOUSE AND HARDY PLANTS   ���������ufor���������EalLlllanting, _  Home Grown   and   Imported   G.irden,  Field ..nd Flo-vpi-Si eils, always  in sto:k in season.  liEifi  -FERTILIZERS-  HIVES   and    SUPPLIES  Groen lvnse full i.f Plants Cut Flower-  F'oral Work. Cat.iloaues free, or  cull'and examine stock.  M.  J. HENRY,  VANCOUVER, B.C  Morpoclji Br������sv  fiss^*������?ft "w^ssapc^ j^rt/fjp&pz  nil 12 AD, Cakes and Pien delivered daily to any part of City.  ^himnKm. Groceries  NAME OP PERSON.  DESJRIPTION OF CLAIM.  GoldFe.dBof.BC  ��������������� ���������������  ti ���������������-  Wilnoi!, Senhler &> Bloomfield  De Beck, Bauer A McKlunoa  Channe Mining Co  Frederick Arm Mining Go  li i������>  ��������� ;������������'  McCallutn O  Houre, J H  Fairfield Exploration Syndicate  k ** ��������������� '  Douglas. Fine Mining-Go  11  11  41  Nash, Martin  Wl.alen, Win  De Beck, Bauer & McKinnon  Coulsun O, Fibber C H-, Hoare J H  Bauer, W A  ,.       11  i<  ii  11  11  11  Fairiield Exploration Syndicate  11  ������i  11  11  11  i<  WellH, Ma'cohn R  Radley aud Shaw  Ridley, W V  Radlf y auct Shaw  Rwilt-y. w V  Radley and Shaw  ������i ������������������  1, a  Ferguson, Robt Char  11 ������������������  11 ������������������  MoKinuon, Jno MoL  i. u  11 <������  Du Beok, Geo W  ..Uullen. James  Mathorn, Adam and John1  Ma hern, Adam & John & Mfcmson E  MathorB, John   &   Adam,, and}  McLaughlin, Win Henry  Mather*,   John   &  Adam*-   and)  MoLtughlin, Wui Henry.  MuLtu^hlio, Win Henry  Bobby Bums,  Hetly Green  Dauiel Webster  Poodle Dog  Julie  White Pine,  Blue Bells,  Gold Bug,  Daahwood,  Shoofly,  Golcouda,  Dorotha Morton,  Eva,  Dougla* Pine,  Gold Exchange,  Goue Fraction,  Champion,  Commonwealth,  Jennie B,  Empress,  Enid,  Stella,  Blucher,  Wellington,  Watetloo Fraction '���������  Contact Fraotion   "  Banker, "  Comox Fraction,     "  Percy, "  Dorothy Morton ir'c'n, 300,  Chimnang, "     319,  D jnglas, ������������     320,  Maggie Mav. "     322.  Lot  201,  "    202,  "    203,  "    204a  233,  234,  235,  240,  248,  243,  244,  253,  254,  271,  272,  273,  276,  277,  278,  279,  280,  281,  288,  289,  290,  326,  291  297,  299,  ii  ii  ii  la  II  II  II  It  II  II  II  It  II  II  II  If  I.  II  Valdez Island  ��������������� ii  it it  Chanue Island  Phillips Ann  Thurlow Island  Frederick Arm  11 ���������.,���������; It  ii  .        ii  Phillips Arm  Estero Bisin  Phillips Arm  ii       ii  Thurlow Island  i. ii  ii it  Fanny Bay  ii  Phillips Arm  ii    . ti  ii       ii  ii       i.  Frederick Arm  it  ii  ii  Phillips Arm  ii  it.  ti  <<  ii  ii  ��������� i  K  If  II  Black Prince.  Harbour  Harbour Fraction,  Volunteer,  Protection,  Adam,  Sunset,  Molly Gibson,  14b,  Annie Laurie,  R verside,  TheoJosia,  Silvor King,  Blue Jacket,  Copper Chief,  Copper King,  Nimlunh,  Klaauoh,  Magnet,  Ljtitia,  VulcHn,  ii  >i  ii  ii  ii  i.  ii  ii  ii  ir  ii  ii  ii  i.  ,i  ii  ii  318,  353.  354,  355,  350,  357,  358,  359,  384,  386,  387,  1831.  1832,  18H3,  1834,  1835,  ..127,  128,  129,  130,  I r  132,  Unoaid  Taxes  11 00  9 00  7 25  13 00  48 75  8a 25  13 00  10 25  11 25  8 00  26 00  12 50  10 50  40 00  18 75  1 25  5 75  5 L'5  oS 75'  11 25  58 75  32 50  62 50  61 25  47 50  1 25  10 25  5 00  12 50  6 00  13 00  12 25  _JL3J&  Metizies Bay  it  Phillips Arm  ii  ii  ii  i  Malaspiua Inlet  it ii  ii  f<  t.  Rupert  ii  ii  it  it  ���������i  21 50  5 75  2 50  12 25  13.00  12 7.5  12 00  12 50  34 50  39 00  34 50  44 00  45 00  40 00  40 00  11 50  12 50  8 25  10 SO  0 75  9 00  o������  MC  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  _.2,oo_  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  2 ob  2 oo  2 oo  TOTAL  13 00  11 00  9 25  15 00  50 76  84 25  15 00  12 25  13 25  10 00  28 00  14 50  12 50  42 00  20 75  3 25  7 75  7 25 .  55 75  13 25  60 75.  34 50  64 W  ,  63 25  49 50  3 25  12 25  7 00  14-50;  8-00-  15 00  " 14 25  ___1_4_5<L  2  00   j  2  oo  i  2  00  2  00  2  00  2  00  2  oo  2  00 ,  2  00  2  00  2  00  2  00  2 OM  2 no  23 50 .  -7 75 -  4 50  14 25  15 00"  14 75  14 00  14 50>  36 50  41 00  36 50  46 00  4/ 00-���������  42 00  48 00  13 50  14 50  10 25  12 50  11 75-  11 00  Bated at Cumberland 7th October, 1004.  JOBN BAIRD, Assessor,  Oomoz Assoasment District,  Cumberland Poet Office.  THB   TJ:N TON     EA.1T  BRICK  - AND   -   TILE ���������  YARDS  S. NAKANO,  Proprietor.  Hard-Burned and ordinary Bricks.  Fire Hrieks,   Pressed and Or J inary.  Drain Ttles���������   ,..    ...   3m., 4m.,��������� and-6in  Fire Bitching oi all kinds to order.  Yards at Union Bay.  Pobt-Offiok ApnnKSB-     OTJltvd[HBE3!Bi/XjA3Sr]D  BO  HOLY TKISUTY CHURCH  SERVICES.  Holy Communion evny Sunclnv Ht 8 pm,  ���������iir-,1 Sunday tn llie month, tl nm,.  Morning service, it a.m.? Miiulny,  School, a.30 p.m. 1 EvemttK service,  7 p.m.5 Choir Practice every Friday  nt 7 30 p.m.  F, fi. CHKISTMAS  I'n^tot*.  ������������������'.'/Img on inonmmivoii and   rail  wny cnrp of  tho   Union   flolliwy  Company by any  pewon  or  per  8<>n!������-~<vjrccpt ���������'raln-arew���������it strictly  probiliited.'   Kmpioywi ar������? sub-  iwst to (llnnilwuul for ������llowiiiu  . Hanjo  lly oitter  Fbanow D Litti.b  NTatiagRT.  mtmmxa^amjmjmmmw  warWrfaBSi  ���������MlWI>IHII|llillll������WUW III HI IU  WANTED  Spkciau KKPRESKNTATlVKm thii������ county  a-ul adjoining lernionw to rcpre������cn'.  and udven'tte un old e*tablt������iied btuinen  ho ise of ������olul financi il ������������.wu!inj{. .Salary  Aai weekly, with ENpfnscs advanced  ������.'ai:h Mondav hy chock direct from headquarter*. Hnrne and bti������rny furnwhed  ������hen necessary j position permanent.  A .drew Illew \\rm. 8c Co,, Room 610  Maumi BIdg., Chicago 111,  Telegraphic  News  IVukd n, 12 h���������The battlo i& go  {nguii this morning along tho litxi  of roilwuy with a terrific anillory  (ire on both nidey. 27 ml luu soulh*  r<aRtof Mukden, whilo tho fighting  nt Y������������n Tat rni(08 at a tearihlu hitter*  xxoaa. Thr .Tit,|tnnw������o nm Hrf'avitiR u  Oiuntcr attack, tho rouult Ir in thu  balance. Russian reinforcement*  are c'niinjj tip rapidly, Tne rail-  wwy iiu������ ttiiuutt iu Yta TmI ia in  porsussion of the liu-Biann, tho station Intfl bran doniollHhcd beyond  recognition, lite weather Ih hoauii-  ful and tbo sound of cannonading is  audible a dUmcu of IU iiiihm. It  U iinpobhiblu to all h'><v ih������������ Any*n  fighting will develope Tho fight-  ing comiiifriced un M< mhxy, A  bumburdmi-nt uf 5 bourn duration  forced   buck   the Japanese  lines  along the entire front and opened  the way  for  an   infantry a'taek.  At no.>n the Japanese began lo re*  tire.   Their flanks and centre were  stubbornly defended and the battlo incrouced in   intensity concentrating about  the  Yen   Tai  conl  mines where hot  firing  continued  until darkness fell.     As  a  rouult  ofihedayn  events   the  RugidiinH  drove in the Japanese left while the-  right olung to its   position  but  maintained ituolf only  with  di (lieu It v.  The RuMian* came into oontaot  "with tho Japanese on Monday and  captured 100 head i*f cattle, Tho  retirement of the Japanese was so  hurried tlmt they abandoned their  Held telegraph* and telephouo lines  Tlio RtiHsian soldiers are in >)?  ttost of spirits und advanoe to battle Ringing.  Mufolen.   !2th   The    Russia np  Unvv iinuliiivi] Yon Tui,  St Petersburg.   12th���������(Midnigh t)  The battle below Mukden oon tinn 01  to raire txlm<i   tin entire   fighting;  frantand rtcomiingto Gon. Ktiro-  putkin's latent advices tho Japane^  woro stubbo, niy holding their own  offering a decorate roiistitneft ft id  had even advanced the positions.  Tokio. 12th���������Oyama reports th -t  tb������irew������H fighting along the mtire  itoxxi on Monday and that the J.t-  1 minto are gaining around and tht  RiiHii n attack on Sieit Yilwo ?*%**  mm rfpolfwl. <&  /  '^���������JJ'^m'J^M^'y  .'  *f  WESTER CANADIAN EDITORS  o  ���������  ���������f  ���������>  v  ���������-*  w  A series of articles describing  their lives, their aims and  tbelr influence..  Wo. 3.  H.Q.RIGQS  *>  w  w  ���������  9  *>  W  \*  <s>  ���������  w  w  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������0 ������������������*������������������������������������*������������������ ������������������*  characteristics of its editor. !  It is   a   distinct   loss to Western ;  newspaperdoni that Mr. Riggs cannot i  hero continue the career ha has commenced   so   auspiciously.     But    his  health, never very robust, has shown  unmistakable     signs   of     permanent  breakdown, and haa medical advisers  urge removal to a less bracing   and ,  rigorous climate.   In accordance with  their  instructions  he has made   ar-i  rangemchts   to   dispose   of tho Sun, '  and   this   autumn   will   go   to   tho  Coast, where it is altogether proba- j  bio that ho will continue in tlie pro- >  fession which he lias proved his spti- ;  tude.   The best wishes of western odi- |  tors go with him  to the West,   and j  tha hopo will be general that his re- ;  moval lo the Pacific slope will speed- !  WHEN BABY IS SICK.  Don't dose him with nauseous castor oil or other harsh griping purgatives. Above all tilings don't give  him poisqridus ^'soothing" stuff.  These tilings only make him worse.  Baby's Own Tablets are what your  little pee needs. They aro a gentle  laxative, and make baby sleep because they make him well. They  cool his hot little mouth, ease his  sour stomach, and help b.is obstinate  littlo teeth through painlessly. Thoy  are what every mother needs for her  baby���������wild the older children too.  Mrs. 'Ko.uthier, Greenwood. B. 0���������  says: "I consider Baby's Own Tablets   worth   their   weight   in  gold in  ily result in his complete restoration \ TJ^' honlC .whcro. ���������thoro ar������ <^iidren;  H. D. RIGGS,  ��������� '  Editor and Proprietor of the  tou Sun.  Manl-  The Manltou Sun, like most of the  country pa porn of western Canada,  hai had a career marked almost  equally by energy and difliculty.- It  has had changes in the occupants of  its editorial chair, but throughout  all it has reflected with faithfulness  the happenings of its constituency,  and worthily discharged its functions  as'a director of public opinion on  topics of both local and general interest. And, whatever changes have  occurred in its proprietorship, those  controlling it have always been wor-  thy of the   high J^y}ec^they_hayjL  to health..  Curiously  enough,-tho  new  editor  of the. Sun will be Mr. Biggs' predecessor, Mr, W. D. Ruttan, Jr.,   who  filled' in the interregnum betweeu the j  reign of his father and that   of   tho j  retiring editor.   Mr.  Ruttan may bo  said to have almost' been reared   in  the Sun ofliqp., He knows its   tradi-.  tions,  its-subscribers and its adver-!  tisers.      This   knowledge,   combined j  with youthful energv and enterprise,  should   result   in   the   Sun's taking  several   long   forward   strides under  his management, and its realizing to  a greater degree ail the retiuininents  of an ably conducted country paper.  THE SNIPE'S DRUMMING.  My only regret is that I did not  learn their great worth sooner."  These Tablets1 will help'every child  from the moment of birth onward,  and nro guaranteed to contain no  harmful drug. Sold by e.11 medicine  dealers or sent by mail at 25 cents  a box by writin's The Ur. Williams  Modicino Co., Brockville, Ont.  General Radon-Powell has long  been able to write and draw with  either hand with equal facility. During some manoeuvres' which took  place, when his right arm was use-  1 .���������:.>���������.. ov. ing to the bite of a dog, he  uroU' and illustrated his daily re-  poi u entirely  with  his left hand.  Lifebuoy Soap���������disinfectant��������� i.s atrotiff-  ly lei'ommeiitieu by tne nieuktU proies--  bion ah a smeguard asa.m.sl infectious  diseases. -'2  The Sultan of Morocco keeps a  large number of live lions about his  premises, and in the , evening these  animals are iet, loose in the courtyards of the. palace to act as guards  of the Royal harems. The Sultan  has rather more than G,OOP wives,  2,000 of whom reside in Fez.  A LOGICAL  SAVAGE,  The Way lie Silenced n .Missionary.  - Im  nn  Arganjent.  "1 used to know in Australia an in-*  telllgent- and interesting missionary."  said an English nobleman. "He nnd ;-I<  were talking one dny about the na-v  tires of Now-,Guinea, and he told me  how oue of these natives had stumped  him in a certain argument. 11 seems  that he had accosted the native und  urged him to let himself be civilised.  " "But what good.' tho native asked,  ���������will this civilization-of yours do me?'  '"'Well.'  said the  missionary,  'you  will cease, for one thing, to idle all  your time away.    You will learn tha  delights cf honest labor.'  .( " 'What giod will tho labor do me?'  ���������'������������������ 'Through it you will gradually accumulate money,' and iu time, with  frugality, you will possess much storo  of honestly acquired riphe^.'  "The native was still unconvinced.  'What good will the riches do mo?' was  his'next question.  ��������� ";They,' said the missionary, "will  enable you, to cease from work at last  and to spend the rest of your days i:)  well earned, rest.'  "The native laughed.  ���������' it seems U me.' he said, 'that if I  did as you say I would be taking a  mighty roundabout course to1 get to tho  place I started from.'"  The sound of a W;-il which can be  heard'43,200 feet through water can  be heard through the air  oui"'   ioii  feet,.  -The bunding oncivtions of the,new-  War Office in Whitehall wili absorb  '20,000 tons of Portland stone. 23-  000,000,. ordinary and 1,SOO, Out)  glazed'bricks, and nine miles of-chimney .flues.'  -'.EXGIISH SrAVl.5 LD.T3iF.ST  Removes au hard, soft or cailobseci  lumps aad Memish.es. from horses, blood  spavin.' curbis.'splints, ringlione? sweetiijy,  stilles, sprains; cures sore aad swollen  throat, coughs, etc. Save S50, by' the  use of one- bottle. Warranted tlu' most  wonderful Blemish Cure ever known.  INDIA RUBBER.  coimnandcd in the commuhityrand of  the best traditions of  western journalism.    Perhaps none have brought  to  the  management   of   a   western  Canadian    newspaper    broader    attainments in scholarship and culture  than   Mr.   Herman   D.   lligga,     the  Sun's present editor.   Hc grew up in  and with the town of which   he   is a  citizen.   He was a lad of six years in  1881,     when    his    father,    WilliaiiY  KlSgs, decided  to move from   Ottawa,  with his four children,    to   tho  West.   In Winnipeg at that time tho  fcoqjn was at   Us   height, and thero  thovRlggs- located.   When, in   1882  the   boom   burst, tho family docidod  4,o farm,  and tho  location   selected  ���������was in the southern part of tho pro.  -vince, near the site   of   the present  Milage of Manjtou.   Horo tho   Riggs  dually went through   all   tho haril-  ishiRs and inconveniences incident   to  the organisation and cultivation   of  a pwiirie farm.   To tho future editor  being tho youngest of tho family, foil  the duties of herd and chore boy. and  general help.  Thero was no school in  the vicinity for somo timo after   tho  Riggs' arrival,   tho  drat  in the dis-  trlct being that in tho embryo   village of Manitou.   Hero Mr. Riggs received tho   rudiments   of   his education, his school terms, however,   being much broken by tho frequent demands on his time   made   bv   farm  work In summer.   But the   boy  hnd  aot boforo him the ambition   of   receiving a good education, and nt tho  ftgv> of nineteen ho went to Wlnnlpog,  and for a year took up preparatory  work for matriculation at   Manitoba  University,   Tn September, 1800,   ho  went to Woodstock, and nt tho col-  lego   at   thnt   plnco   computed   bin  matriculation courso In Juno, 1808.  Jn OctolK-r of thnt year Im entered  IMcMaster University, TomM.i, whoro  he studied for the ensuing r.mr years,  reviving Iho Arts degi'u' m j'jn'J,  .������������������'���������ovon .vuui'h of Hevw .study hnd  noiiiowliMi impaired Mr, iliggH'  hci'lih, and rit the coiiclu'ii.n, ���������f \x\n  course ho returned in iIn* .-..I.I hoino-  fctead (it MiinKoii, wle'iv he ivuuiihud  for the greater part of thi- next  fiip.htwn months.  Meantime events were olowly transpiring to lnid Mr. KiggM into |our-  naiisiu. Mr. W. |i. Uiiitun, lire owner *nd editor of tlio Sun, Imd decided to tako nn Important ninnagor-  clvp offered him iu Montreal. Tho  Sun   wns   temporarily   onlnelei]   to  his son, W. li, th<������ younger, who for!  ',,..���������   '; i   \ ,       ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������������   I  1""'    d������'"M'i,1    tl\    \.\OI\l-\y    ii-il    i������i      ������V������'  eon  of (wintry newspaper work,  nnd  nt   tbo   bcfriujiinuc   of Inst   lifcomborj  ���������bought lh" S'"i,   Im the ei.^ht inoiili.H  'thut   I'l.lV-'  clii;:.s.>-.|   vi|i!','.'   ||i>   plll'Clii'tved '  ton  (I -t''     ���������/:���������      !,'i-..' ..  |.>m    ouvro veil  hinihi'Ji it  writer <>|  loj't'e ntid itniiity,1  wltli    round    ni.,1    ivtionnl  vh'wn   of  men and  liilne^. i������iul of a grueo   of,  <������xiiri>sriion nut  i'ro,|iient!y found <<vi������n'  on fity d;illi"N,   l|i> was nIrcady v.i-ll  known   and   populur in Um \icliiiiy,'  hut   'iixicn ho  hns  liromlrneil  out    tin'  .Milpe   nl'   1;IN   V, (tl'l.   lie   ll,|S   JlliSlIe   lllliny  new friend'; for himself and 1h > Vn'n  *n t!v Mini'it.������t������ it.iti'iei wiiiiii ini.r.- .j  iho tT.erfdumt.i und liti.Hir.csH inon ivv,-  in the in\!.i ������������������"��������������������������� umv liigliP- ,,*.ii',.||...  ed. 1'i.H UUe!">'''i,|| good nature end  r.toicrt cordiality. Ind>wl, nutkc p. r-  fion.il I'lunitifH iuipfissllili-, und e\e.<.  ?!..������������������ ..' "In -iy; >- ��������� M" potfry prh-n  Cnted tn th������ Hun on fiuhlic ������jue*tion������  are Um flrwt to acknowledge tho fitm  THEY ARK NOT VIOLENT IN AC-  'J'lUN.���������-Sunie persons, when they wish to  cleanse the stomach, resort to Ep:-oui  and other purgative sails. Tliesc are  speedy in their action, but serve no permanent sjoocl. Their use produces incipient chilis, and if persisted in they injure the stomach; -.Nor do they act upon  the intestines in a heneiicial way. Pnr-  me'.ee's Veiretohle l'ills answer all ]  post's in this respect, and hu\e no  perii.������ r.  >ur-  su-  Mrs. Boyle,: "I hnve had such a  ������pld_t.hn_t_l_ couldn't speak for_ three  days. Mrs. Coyle: "I16w you must  have suffered!"  Spurious coinsare legally made in  China. They are used to put in the  collis of the dead, and the superstition prevails that they make the  dead happy.  Arc you a sulTerer with corns? If you  aro get a bottle of Holloway's Corn  Cure,   it h&s never been known to fail. ���������  The Dean of llochester is, according to'report,'the tallest divine i't  tho Church of England, HeMs ti feet  3 inches in height.  Joggles: "I'"novor saw anyone work  so hard at anything. Is that his  regular biisinoss?" Waggles: "No,  man; that's his hobby".*V  ' . ���������������������������  Worms ctiUBO foverishnos.s, mo������nlng and  restlcwmoNH during sleep. Mother Graves'  Worm I'.xtoniilnator Ih pleasant, ���������nuru,  and ortet'tual. If your ilruciilHt hn������ nono  In stock, got lilm to procure lt for you.  A  N.slnrnllst's Tlieory as to How the  Sound la Produced.  It Is disputed whether the snipe's  tiri.ro.ning���������a curious noise, suggestive  of a miniature thrashing machine���������is  made by the bird with its 'wings or by  its ttiil or by both wings and tail.  Some recent observations lnti.no me  strongly'to believe thf.t the tail plays,,  at v.v.y rate, the moro important p^rt.  During the* performance the bird* flies  nt a great height round aiid round in  a wide, sweeping circle. At intervals  he makes" a sudden.-and rapid descent,  holding his wings partly flexed and hi3  tail spread to its full extent. Tlie outermost tail feather oa either side points  outward at a greater augte than 1hose  adjoining it. so that wheu the bird ia  watched through a good field glass day-  ���������light_.shdws between it and tho next,  and. if I am right in my view, the  drumming,sound is due to the rush of  air against this Isolated feather. The  snipe's tail feathers seem so puny that  it is at. first diflicult to believe that  they can produce so great n result. B/t  if an outer one be taken���������It is slightly  sclmiter shaped, with the outer web  much reduced ��������� Hnd swung rapidly  through the air the drumming noise  mny be distinctly heard, though It  seems but a vfty.fnlnt echo of tho  loud, throbbing hi'in that startles ono  whon it suddenly descends from an  ethereal height, and the small bird la  descried, hardly more thnn a speck to  t'he naked oyo, circling round In wild  career and now nnd then swooping  headlong downward and thrilling the  air with his weird muslc.���������London Nature. ���������_ _M___  TH5 LITERARY DETECTIVE,  KU������ Hunt In Ono Tlmt Adda Spleo to  IIIm !loa<.lnt;.  There is n certain tynu of literary  man who seems content to tnko llttlo  port In the struggle of letters beyond  keeping nn eyo on his contemporaries  nml pouncing down on them every now*  nnd then to nccuso them of hnvlng  given n meaning to such nnd audi a  word which that word should not possess, It Is strange tliat the number of  those litornry detecthea Is not larger,  for thero nre few more fascinating occupations than this. It lenda a spleo  to one's reading. Thc du!h'*;t bool, becomes ns readable ns the most deftly  written novel. Certain words hr.vo taken to themselves monnlngs In the  eoutw of tlmo which they have no  right to pDSKi'rfH, "i'lk'noinenun" la *  very liiinhiieil offentlor. To me, this  word"its mcnnlntf soinotlilng "Htrangn"  Instead of something "that appears  nnd Is vIkIIiIo" Ih to limure arrest nt tho  hamlH of the dotoctlve. Lately tho  word "temper" has been exposed.  ���������Tl.i'mig.i long linpiiiiliy It has cotvio to  Imply had temiu r, wherons, If It hml  Its rights, it M.w,;l.l mean Just the re-  verse, We strongly mlvluo evory ono  Who dcHlrw a never falling sourco of  nwwmcnt to read the next novel h#  tnkiw up with the eye of tho detective.  Sinning with the ividor xvisnh). IIIco  "phenoinonon," the novU-e uiiiy go on  frolll strt'IlgUi Xo m;c;������,.i,i ujh.i m-iorw vs-iliilaS Wliicn tiliouiiu on lav puttmiivm ia  Its Form of Structure Which Permits  It to Be Elastic.  Modern physics to������ch us that tho  molecules of all bodies are in a state of  Incessant motion; that the Intimate  structure of matter is, ln fact, a reproduction on an lnlinitely minute scale of  the revolving suns and planets.  In gases and liquids this motion 13  most extensive In range, but in solids  the niovrcnents ofthe molecules are  more restrained, and they merely oscillate or rotate about; a certain mean  position, the range of motion being  strictly governed by the attractions  producing it.  If by tho pull of an outside force tho  molecules are drawn out beyond tho  limit of their mutual attractions the  body is broken, but within this limit it  -Vvlll-recover-ltself-when-tho-pull ceases.-  \Yo may regard tho particles of rubber as revolving in circles. When it is  stretched theso orbits become elliptic,  returning to tho circular form when  released. As then this substance possesses a very wldo range of variation  of molecular distance Avlthout ruptura  It is eminently elastic.  l:r,  Harris,  who  is 82 years    old,  has    undertaken    to    ride  a   tricycle  from London to Edinburgh and back  ���������refraining from meat, tobacco ur.d"^ ���������  intoxicating liquors during tho jour-,'^  ney. ��������� ".^i.  FOU Till:  OVKUWOUKKIi.���������What    are���������  the   causes   of   Oebpuudbacy    and    melan- ,.  rholv".'    A .dirforcu-iYd   liver  i:>   one   causo ���������'  and    a    prime    one.    A   disordered    liver  means  u dUordei'id  stomach,  and   a disordered    stomach    meuns disturlmme   oi  lh>?    r.ervcus  s-ystem.     This    bringn    Um  wlioli? hoily into sub.ectioii.  and  i.'i-- vir-  tim  ''eels fii-U   all  over.  Pnrnu'lc-e's  Vegetable Pills are   a   ivcovrnived    remo'.ly   in  this state and relief will follow their use.  Mr. Martin "Malonoy, whose daughter \\a;< inon,ie,:l by Cardinal Satolli  at Spring Lake. New Jersey, recently, is said to have given tin'cardinal ������20,000���������probably thc largest  wedding foo on record.  Kins Jniiioi II.  The following Is an extract from the  manuscript diary of King James II,  of Kngland, preserved lu tho Imperial  library of rnrls: "I did not retire from  the battle on the Boyno from a sense  of fear, but that I might preserve to  the world tt life that I felt wuu destined  to future greatness."  Comhn nro found In tho earliest known  SIM VOS,  Men Only Allowed.  Mal'.vitti.'hin. on the ijort'.eri* of Run-  sin, Is the only city m vhe 'worUI p������y>  pled hy men only. Tho Chlntvio womeu  an* not only forbidden to live In this  territory, but oven to pass the great  wall of Knlknn and outer Into Mongolia.               H������y:il I'liNthiiFH,  Monjlmrp. of the court of KlngChnrlwi  II, of linghuid woro Innocent In tiomo  of lia'ir iiiiiiisemonts. If net in others.  Among their favorite games wer������  "blind mini's huit" und "hunt tho slipper."  Snail Kntlnj? Plipep.  The excellent quality of lhe Soulb-  down wmltmi in wild lo he due to th#  fact that tho sheep eagerly devour tho  loin; li^tOlii,; ������-'������*i ���������.-���������..-,������   ������.���������������������������������    *..n o-i-  endue, lun'.'fovir, Is not culy a pleasure,:  .on.  Cl  mrmmm mwHm<m-wwmmt''*tm*n*.  Save Expense  and save a fit of dekneus by having  Beecham's Pills in tho house and'  taking ono when you first notice  anything going wrong. You will  feel well, look well and keep woll  it ynxx will learn to use  Beecham's  Pills  Sold Bvtrywtitr*.    In bom 98 e������nta  tu*? c..n.i nnjiiiit.r,. iliiii.' f-i.utt.i ure  tho ciiuse of thu rich mieculonee ehjir-  !���������.<���������:<':���������:*!> ci' thi' r.utton raised In the  tiouth of nnjdnthh  k'vintl|.UI a Cl.aOIUHIk.  When Povtugi'l waa annexed toGpnln  mtui: of thu coioniiw lio'.ouglng to tho  fovu'.'.T wi'fi- tishdi hy the latter, but  were tvjsw 4'opqtuTwl by the Dutch,  Knockers for nedroom Doors,  No lato comers to breakfast will  bt'i ablo to mako excuses that "they  did not hear themselves called" in  tho future,'and housemaids' knuckles  .will'escapo a sore trial at tho hands  of unwilling risers, for door knockers are now fastened to up-to-date  bedroom doors, says Tho London  Daily Mail. They aro not only exceedingly useful, but vory quaint and  ornamental, being exact replicas in  brass in a smaller size of tho famous Durham Sanctuary knocker.  This knockor with its gargoyle head  dales from tho Norman times, whon  it was tho privilege of tho church to  protect fugitives ut her portals, Tho  fugitive had only to knock, and at  any hour of the dny or night tho  door would bo opened to him by the  porter who dwelt in rooms above.  The moment ho wan within tho  church a boll would nnrvnmco that  somo ono had taken sanctuary. Ho  was rolxxl in a blac!; cloth gown  with St. Cuthhert'fl yellow crons upon the left shoulder, and was taken  to n room, where ho wn������ kopt In  oafcty for thirty-seven days.  ritot.Hrrnp.iii on Cott������������n.  A man in Maine Iuih recntly coro-  lileted a process for photographing In  Indt'llhlu Ink en cotton doth, , Tho  procenn is said to bo exceedingly  pimple, tho Bonultl/ing, toning and  sizing being dono at tlv������ mine time  with one Hohitlon. The Hontdtlzlng  medium will keep for a long tlmo  unless oxpowxi to the light. When  tho sensitized cloth Ih exposed to tho  light in a printing frame only a few  swonJs of sunlight are required to  print the outlines of the Itnngc, which  develops fully to a vigorous print In  clear water. Tho color Is a solid en������  graving black, but by n slmplo toning procer.s before tho prints aro  dried enn Im changed to a warm  brown, .blnck or sopia. Thew colon  nre fast and will stand washing with  soap.  VUMed r*Mlnment Timor.  During tho last ducal year Ifi.lbV  pitrsoiiH    vmiuU  tJ.ii    iin.i/i   oi     l).<;  llouw of Cmiii.iomi in ouuw.i,   ni>,l  Vi'^lw'c'.M'd,   Vr<na Orhirlo th'-re wero  from   tjui'lwx',    2,fl-'L*i;   from  Hcovin, R!'.;   from Now Unins-  ���������������   ' > ;���������>     (*   t,,, .-  : ,     * ,-,  \������4i,*V,    ������.!������. i    llll  .        ��������������������������� ,  from i'rlno' F.dwnrd Inland, ������; from  Mnnitiila. V>2; from tin- Northwest  TerriloiiiH, 7K; Irom the I'nitod  Stfttea, loH and from Europe,  R25.  Remarkable Opcratiom.  A remarkable operation was recently  performed at the St Antoine hospital,  Paris, by tbe extraction of a large nail  from a man's lung. After six preliminary experiments the foreign body was  located aud seen through the "bronchoscope." The first attempt at extraction  failed, but tho second was completely  successful, the nail being dislodged  from an inner ramification of the right  lung and removed up the windpipe by  means of a magnet, the operation lasting only five minutes.  . I-'  Slavery's Emblem.  It is lawful to go without a vest.   It  is permissible ,when off city pavements  ���������to-carry���������your-coat-on-your-arnir-just ���������  to show tliat you havo one. You mny  carry your hat In your hand���������same  reason. But you must wear your col- *  lar, no matter how hot aud uncomfortable It makes you. No wonder tho  collar Is an emblem of slavery.���������Philadelphia Inquirer,    _���������.       ......    '������ '  Benfrh  t.frrtv-,  Oa the Pint eo-irq of Seatinnd 1,000..  pni'l  year.  nv.'.t cf  ;.n!  r.i'3 cured every  In tti* ������nmp f-ilrlt,  T.nrry-1 sent Mim-'c a garter *m\t%  !n eWithc', fo? ts Jo5;e. Ilnrry-What  fill wf������o r'o* l.nrry-fsh, rho re'tyroe,]  it In the ur.mo sjtlrit In which It was  eeut.-rriuceUm Tlgep,  Why Windmill* Burned Dovrn.  Of tho production of fire by the friction of wood against wood windmills  of the old construction gavo on a large  scale somo disastrous examples. When  tho force of the wind increased the  miller was obliged to bring each of tho  sails in accession to tbo ground In order to onclotho lt, but whon sudden  squalls came on this was impracticable, and thc mill In extreme cases ran  away���������that ls, could not bo stopped.  Everything wns now dono to Increase  the grip of tho wooden brake round tho  gront wjieel on tho driving shaft, and  water was poured copiously over tbem,  but In splto of all this flames would  sometimes burst out from tho intense  Motion and tho mill bo probably  burned down no tho result. Tho beautiful machinery of tho modern windmill, by which the miller controls the  action of tho sails from tho Interior of  tho building, has reduced this danger to  a minimum.���������Notes nnd Queries.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff,  fall?  F.vi  .num!!"!' girl lietViiv Uii  .Mr. WIIhivd Mnrrott. had nn okU'u*  ordinary memory. I'roluibly no ne-  lor i".er livid who apprunc!ii������!l habitually ' so muir to the Hli'uuhwil  which the player." call "leUer per-  feel "���������ho 'quick wnft he In Htudy nnd  mi retentive of what he hud   It-nvui,  nmwiiwiM ������������������ ������������������������������������  7/.M'ft:  Nnvii  *V������������inuU UrenHvil Will. Harnf Htrnw.  At a eoat of about 25 cents Jnpanwe  li-t torn wui dro.vj llio wuuwis of .V������;������  mon. They mo n llno!y powdered  ihareoal obtained hy tlio slow combustion of ������tr������iw in closed furnace*. Bi-  diets filled with It are applied la Iho  woumli, nml Its antiseptic nnd ab-  Wirt*��������� qnnltttet generally vffoct a  mpld ccfe.  You know tho medicine that  nwkcfi pure, rich blood���������  * a       r"*t ft a a m a  iuculiut_:tMjJtiu^oLi; ���������?* your  foJks, used it. They tri*st*vl  Sarsaoarillal  m%  It. Their doctors trusted it.  Yoor dotfor trusts U. Then  trust It youroelf. There is  health snd strength in it.  *! ff>������^tinfb&ffWB.tAdi������������Mta aa*  ^JmSSSfftiW' m* ^^ ****  7 ^tniTP. n. b*rt, m������. itiiffl, w, r,  Rich Blood  ^���������������4^:i3������r^^^ '1 Jfl ���������  4  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS, %V] TELLS TBEM  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  nBaessaessssssseassssRBSB  TO ASK THE I.O.F.  Gruoti:!!.  , "A broom for every place'and every  broom In Its placo" is a good motto to  instill in the housemaid. By taking  caro not to uso tho broom Intended for  tho kitchen floor on the Persian rug cv  Wilton carpet the natural life and  beauty of tho floor coverings will be  preserved. Put a screw hook in the  top of each broom handle, and havo a  peg to hang It on. above which Is written the name of the room or hall for  which it is to be used, and Insist that  it be replueod alter using.  John J. Burns Cured by Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  Keep n Sitrttiff Das.  Keep a string bag. lt will bo found  most luei'ul iu the kitchen. It should  bo hung up in some special place, and  nil, pieces of string that come tied  around parcels should be put in it.  String is constantly required, and It is  far better to know exactly where to  find a piece than to he obliged to hunt  about and waste time ia searching for  this necessity.  Refrigerator nocks.  .    If wooden racks are nscd to hold the  ice In your refrigerator, have at least  * three, so that each In turn may be thor-'  oughly well dried In the sun before be-  Ing nguln employed. Even in a tiny  apartment this 13 possible by watching  tho course of tho sun. The odors from  sodden wood quickly affect the food,  especially milk and butter and uncooked meat. .  Minard's Listoient for sale everywhere.  Persons bearing the sniiic surname,  although they may not be reluted in  nny wny, are forbidden to marry ^in  China.  lie Had Chronic Inflammation ofthe KM-  >      neyg���������Say* Ilia Itrotlier foresters Can  Tell AH About It.  Darnley, P. E. I., Aug. 29.���������(Special).���������'John J, Burns, a prominent  member of the I. 0. F. hero, whose  euro of Chronic Inflammation (if ine  Loins and Kidneys caused a sensation some timo ago, reports that ha  is still in splendid health. "Yes,"  snys Mr. Ihinis, "my cure is entirely satisfactory. 1 huvo had no trouble since I usod Dodd's Kidney Pills.  They drove away tho disease from  which I suffered for eight years.  "No, I'll never forget Dodd's Kidney Pills. Thc doctor could not help  mo. I got so bad I could scarcely  walk, sit or sleep. I was about to  give up entirely   when an adverttse-  : ment led me   to try Dodd's Kidney  Pills.   Now   I   am in   good health.  , Dodd's Kidney Pills saved my life.*'  If nny one .doubts Mr. Burns' story  ho simply refers them to his brother  Foresters. Thoy nil know how he  suffered, nnd that Dodd's Kidney  Pills cured him.  Wife (finding a tiray hair): "I do  :<o hate to crow old." Husband:  "Vou can avoid that, my dear."  WHY: "How?" Husband: "Dye  young."  \,  t  There'Is more Catarrh ln this section of the  country than all other diseases put together,  and until the lost tew years was supposed to be  Incurable. For a great many years doctors pronounced it a local disease and prescribed local  remedies, and by constantly failing to cure with  local.treatment, pronounced it incurable. Science has proven catarrh to bo a constitutional  disease and therefore' requires constitutional  treatment. Hall'a Catar*h Cure, manufactured  by F. J. Cheney & Co.. Toledo, Ohio, is tho only  constitutional cure on the market. It Is taken  ^Int������nially~in"dTOea'frOni-lO'uiwps'to"a-teaspoon--  fill. It acts directly on th* blood and mucous  ���������urfaces of the system. They offer One Hundred Dollars for any csuse lt falls to cure. Send  Cor circular* and testimonials.   Address.  K. J. CHPKS7Y & CO., Toledo, O.  gold by all druggists, 75c.  Hall's Family Pills ar������ the best.  ,<.'.  C. lUCi-.'ARDS & CO.  '���������    Deai' Hii-h.���������For some years I have  ihad   only   partial   use   of   iny arm,  : caused by a sudden strain.     I have  ius'.'fl   every   remedy   without   effect.  ! nnt ill got u  sample bottle of MIN-  JAUIVS LINIMENT. The benefit I re-  'ceived from it caused me to continue  , its use, nnd how I am happy to sny  i mv arm is completely restored.  ,'    Glamis, Ont.      R. W. I-IAI1R1S0X.  Teacher: "What are three personal  pronouns?" Pupil: "Ho, she and it."  Teacher: "Give nn example of their  use." Pupil: "Husband, wifo and  baby."  Minard's liniment Cures Burns, etc,  Minister: "So you saw somo boys  fishing on tho Sabbath, my young  man. Did you do anything to discourage them?" Small Boy. "Yes,  sir; ] stole their bait," ,  ; Tj:aiimL_���������\lejjl!n;_ jl^haaljo. break  awav from all yer bad habits at  once; but I've crivciV up .some of 'em.'  !Lady: "Which ones have vou eiven  | up?" Tramp: "Well, mum, I don't  ' gei shaved on Sundays nr*-* more,"  j  .  !   Eyos and Nose Ran Water.���������  C, G. Archer, of Brewer, Maine, sayc  yi have', had Catarrh for several year*,  Water would run from my oyes and nam  tar. days at a time. About four month*  ago I was induced to try Dr. Agaew't  Catarrhal Potvtter, and since using, the  wonderful remedy I hava not had an at*  tack. It relieve* la ten minutes." 50  cents.~17  i  A TlMK FOU EVKUYTHINIJ.-Tho  time ior Ur. Thomas' Edectrie Oil lu  wlion eroupy NymptoiiiN appear In tlie  children, wliou rheumatic iiiilnn besot the  old: when lumbago, asthma. pouahM,  colils, catarrh or eitruche uttnek either  young or old; when burns, hchUIb, ubro-  slmm, contusions or ^trains como to any  member ot the family. In any of theno  ailments H tiill give relief und work u  cure,  At o sale of shorthorn cnttlo in tho  capital of the Argentine Republic  sensational prices were recently paid  for Scottish shorthorns ; ������2,010 was  given for Newton Stone, ������ Moray-  shi re-bred hull,  A barrel with a capacity of 43,800  gallons has just been completed for a  great wine farm at SchJltonhnni,. on  the Rhine.  When Rheumatism doublet a  man up physicians and iuflowr alike  lone, heart and ofton despair of a cure,  but horo'* tbo reception. Wm. Vow> pf  Norwood, Ont,, says: "I wa* nearly  doubled up wltb rUouamtUin. I (rot, throe  bottles ,,oI South American iUioxmifttle  Cine ana thoy cured me. H'e tho quickest acting modlclne I ovor mvw,"���������18  tbe Window Beat.  A groat improvement upon the window seat, a* commonly constructed, la  to havo It built with sholvos to bo eon-  railed from vlow by a drop curtain,  Thin method permits ono to got directly at tho article wanted Instead of hav*  Ing to tnko out tho entire contents,  Galvanised Iron tubs enn ho cleaned  by scrubbing with hot vinegar and soda, allowing tho mixture to remain on  for a time; then wash in bot, strong  sonpsuds nud wlpo dry.  Wishing to bri'ghten the outlook of  his church, the vicar of St, Martin's,  Dover, with members of his congregation, has, by six weeks* hard work  with spado ond pick, Juid out the  adjoining oxtenaivo grounds in a pic-  t uresmio garden.  Heart Relief In half an hour.���������  A lady In New York state, writing of  her cure by Dr, Agnow's Cure for the  Heart, says: "I feel like one brought  back from the doad, so groat wat my  Buflorlng from heart trouble and so almost miraculous my recovery through  the aironcy of this powerful treatment, I  owo iny life to lt."-19  The talli'Ht fiihiibfled house In the  world is oa Park How, Kew York,  l-'roin the curbing to tho top of tho  luwui'M Uiu height, is ;1UU feet.  WEST AFRICAN CANNIBALS.  Minanfs Liniment Relieves Neuralgia,  The thickness of nnnour on modern  jv.ui'Hliipii is truly HKUtnlshiim. Tho  Uide armour of u first-chins ImttlcBhlp  j usually varies from Hljin. thick at  !fho top of the belt, to l),\ln, thick at  the ..bottom, The gun turrets are  ioften protected by armour from ir>in  i to I7ln, thick.  Savo nil old Bine, ami whon chimneys aro tilled with wot put a quantity  on fhe flro, Tt will onrrv nil soot out  of stovepipes nnd clean tho chimneys,  i  "Cucumlici'N und   iiu'Uuih w'i> "forbidden  I fruit" to   niuny   persons ho coiistlUiU'ii  that  (hi1 li'UKl   indulu'i'iii')'   Is   Inllnwul liy  !,iit.irkn of   cluiiom,   dysentery, grtpluK.  ell'. Titi'nU (il'I'Mlil* lU'i' not illVIU'il tlmt  ��������� tliey can indulge to their heart h ton-  j I wit, if tliey Ji������tv������ tm Iminl u bottli* ul  . Pr, .1, li, Ko|!ni;\''!������ lij'M'iiiery Cordial, u  : ineilli'liie tlmt   will nis'e Jiiuiii'ilIuU'  ivlli-f,  .mil in ii suro euro ior nil xmnimg' I'Oin-  l-lulliU.  Alcohol rubbed Into n onrpot will of.  foctunlly remove n varnish stain. This  should bo dono after tho carpet bag  been taken np and nhuken.  ' Sunlight Soap   wil!  not  ������ burn the nap. off wdolena  nor the surface off linens.  Soap  REDUCES  mtXPZMSWi  ArnX Uf Imm OCtMMk BHb  Whistler's Vine Aim.  .u'lllt.illll     .UflipCn,    (alU    llll.oa,    (U    il.'l  book ou Whistler, nays: "tfometluiei  we vlaltcd a dealer who owtil him  monoy, and Whlutler would recclvo a  checlt. Once the chedi wnst not handed  to luin In what lie thought a fcuuien'iii-  ly d!?.':in<il mariner, anil Iw milt] -to th������  dealtv: 'VIiIh In vnrolenn of yon, Vou  push this* chert; toward mc. and yon  do not um!������;.!������ what a prlviJc ��������� If li to  be ������ii> fu hand It to tho \\>   ..<v.   You  ri!.;.;;!.! oflVr'l. u��������� ;���������. vUh . Uv.gKtiU  citlviM' ami in ������ .jhigly v.-    '   Onw o  IVMn'l'  llti|'l',Hi . li  |'   ,,'H}������*iii.i      ���������   ���������'lliit.mtii.'d  gjivtr BnP;er (or the f.i'i-.t... .. mul when  the master arrival for I ; check���������he  wn* very puuctual-iueswiiitd It ou tho  salver with a carefully worded ond  elegant little ������peech tlmt bo bad taken  eonm iminu tti rvlii^nnw. TImd uiu������t������r  m* plofliod. Tbli,' uhl be, Is m It  should be,'"  They   Cultivate   Their    Fields,   liut  PloiT Fully Armed.  An interesting story Is toiJ by the  commissioners who have beon -������ngaged  for the last eighteen mouths in fixing  the Anglo-German frontiers in west  Africa between the town of Tola aud  Lake Tchad.  The region traversed is .little known  owing to tbe hostility of tho tribes.  The Fulani villages were found quite  friendly, but beyond Lau, n large town  on the Bornu. there lies n mountainous  region inhabited by pagans who In  many cases nre cannibals.  They were found to bo a most Industrious people, who cultivated their  fields with a good deal of method. In  most cases, says Keuter, they were  practically naked, but were always  armed. Even when at work in the  fields plowing they carried a full kit of  spears, sh.'.lds and poisoned arrows.  The arrows are much dreaded, for  thoy are tipped with a deadly poison  extracted from vegetables and from  dead bodies. This Ts carried In small  bottles, and when fresh it proves fatal  in a few minutes.  These people nre adepts at game  stalking and disguise themselves as  birds nnd animals In order to approach  their prey.  They are smaller than the Fulani,  being often quite dwarfish, and they  live in flimsy grass huts perched In  inaccessible nooks among tit" mountains.  At Kuka the sheik of British Bornu rode out to greet Colonel Jackson  at the head of 300 horsemen and a  large number of men on foot. He was  accompanied by a band and dancing  girls.  His people carried enqrmous spears,  and some wore old armor, while the  horses were caparisoned with housings  llko those of the crusaders.  The surrey has proved that existing  maps are to a large extent inaccurate  and has placed the boundary farther  to the oast, thus enlarging the British  sphere.���������London Express.  A IolmI paper   prints the following  sineuiur card of thanks:    '".Mr.   anil  ��������� Mrs. Heays lioreby   wish 'to   express  ��������� tlu-ir thanks to thc friends and migh-  \ liors who so kindly assisted  'at   the  burning of their hons-c Monday cven-  ' ing.  Miss Triscilla (aged 40): "No, Edith, I don't believe in these early  marriages. You'll have time enouah  to got tired of a man if you stay  sincle for ten yoars longer!" Edith:  "Time enough, auntie, but maybe no.  chance!"  BY HEADACHES.  New Kongo Route.  A meeting was recently held nt the  BoW6^)F lIPraTinF'l^^^  L'Enfant, tho African explorer, who.  has found a new road lnto'the interior  of that country which, it is claimed, ���������  will altogether supersede tho present  Kongo route. The aim of his mission  was to find a mouns of communication,  between tho Benone and the Logoue  und to see lf lt wns possible for a,  barge leaving tho mouth of the Niger  to reach Lake Tchad by following a  water route���������thnt is, the Niger, Be-  none, Mayo-Kohl, Tonborl, Logono nnd  Chnrl. Cuptaln L'Enfant carried along  with him a steel barge, taken over in  sections,-and successfully accomplished  the Journey. Ho says tho route can,  easily bo mado navigable, shortening  tho tlmo of the Kongo passage to sixty-five days and reducing tbo cost of  carrying merchandise from $400 to  9100 per ton. The link of communlcar  tion between tho Niger nnd Luke  Tchad being thus discovered, a solution has been 'afforded of one of tho  greatest African problems.  To Weed Out Baronets,  A permanent tribunal for tho Investigation of nil now claims to baronetcies  and nil existing doubtful ones bus  boen suggested.  The proposal comes  Tho Salvationist's Retort.  At tbo big .Salvation Army Congress In London u few days ago Uen-  ttrnl Booth told this..story: A glr.'  captain in tho Salvation Army wna  prulsed liy a clergyman for the good  \v..'rk the army was ������olng in l;l'i district. "You're doing splendidly,"  wild the clergyman, "hut. I mi!8t con-  few. I don't llko your drum." Quick  camo tim reply, "Well, 1 don't like  your boll." "My boll," said the  clt.rgyman, "has ft pleasant sound.  It wt.VH, "Coma, como, como," "Our  drum," Hnid tho Rnlvnlioi girl,  "Buyu 'Fotuh 'cm, fetch 'cm,' "  C,!tnt !.'i<?!:;n .Viuiu'ii.  MoroanUh' olc.lu with many letter*  'o write to Imlla. tfi..!enl-������j|k tiro to be  pitied. The following ph'ked at ������������������������������������  ���������lum from the bookn of a London.Urm  doing Intfdnesn In Indiu, are uot ut all  had speelnmnu of tbo general run of  nauioH throughout tho empire: Jognvn  in la Soothnaaiuuelioudnidii. MantJirt  I'ntgaclii Stirynimi'.'iyttiin, Viiuhiii' l'a-  thatigy   Vljayai'inthavacharrlar,   Com  Jl.Vki:i.Uil      .������llU.ll.uJ|,,,llJ,lVHUIJ,|      .illiU-  li,,.',   IWi'ii'ii'ni'ilit  ,il,;i;n,ii:������,.,.-n,ii������;ii'.u.i  Mmiliar, Ivetltmiuianguium #ubruman  1st Chldombern Iyer, tvvuvuyel ('oomn-  leertwarenpottnh Hnjaruthna Moodllnr.  Could Tiot Eat op Work-Powders and Quick Cures  of no Avail-Lasting Cure Obtained From  DR.   CHASE'S   NERVE   FOOD.  This case of Mr. Barber well illustrates the way in which Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food euros headaches.  He tried the so-called "quick cures"  first, but without obtaining benefit.  It is a well known fact that such  remedies whon they do bring temporary relief do so with a tremendous  waste of nerve force and consequent  Injury to the system.  Dr. Chase's Nervo Food cures by  enriching tho blood, vitalizing the  nerves and building up the system.  Headaches, as well as all other symptoms of an exhausted system, disappear before its influence. Its cures  lasting because' it removes the causo  of the trouble.  Mr. 0. Barber, Srmcoe, Ont., writes:  "Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is a splendid medicine. I was troubled for' a  long timo with headaches, which  would come on about once a week  with such violence that 1 could not  ea.t or do my work. I tried headache powders and quick cures, which  did no good,  "About eight months ago I took  bsx boxes of Dr. Chaso's Nerve Food,  and I have not been troubled with  headache since. It made a thorough  and lasting cure."  Mrs. James Clancy, 714 Water  street, Peterboro', Ont., states:���������'"I  havo usod four boxes of Dr. Chase's  Nervo Food, and found them an excellent medicine. I was troubled  more or less for ninteen years with  severe headaches, which made me  useless as far as accomplishing my  work was concerned.  "The Nerve Food seemed to build  me up generally, and so made a  thorough euro of my old troublo. I  would not think of being without Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food in the house,  and would strongly recommend anyone suffering as I did to give it a  trial. It succeeded in my case after'  a great many remedies had failed."  Dr, Chases.Nenre Food 50 cents a  box, six boxes for. $3.50, at all  dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto, To protect you against  imitations, tho portrait and signature of Dr. A. W. Chaso tfco famous  receipt book author, are on- every  box.  FARMERS will find it to their advantage to coaslgn their GRAIN to  RTJP & CO., Winnipeg  Wg&'.pjagi highest prices-and make prompt retnrns. Advances made on  cohMgfamejit3. Correspondence solicited. . Established . 1886; ^Reference���������  Union'Bank of Canada.  > ���������. ��������� -,    ��������� ���������  ���������/>:>���������;���������  m  .SOME.O*t~T0-������AM)LE-r(KSB-Sft!������MENrS-  j< C<$hr<ni'  THE O&XHRTv  mate  J  Jmrpibjti  TO 09MSICN YOUR ORAM TO A RELIABLE FISM        /  PROMPT 8EBVI0E AUD OASCFUL ATTENTION I  jrwsats foas bnsJnws soil will eoderor to glvo satisfaction.  CSpBitfOroofctp.       Boforonoei Unicti'Baak af Canada. .,'.  .. oftijx cosaaesion  JwhjjMjbjMpja  S.SPINK  ���������0:JA.  tm  MARCfrWELIS GRAIN GO.  ^.Orj^..l?]^rt,,h5t9tb.ou������ht on track or seild^on .commission. Reasonable  m}ti8^J-mm^&������mbt returns. Correspondence solicited, Reference;  Aoj������ Bank in.wHnJp**.  BOQM 414,; GRAIN EXABLDQ., WINNIPEG.  sseasasKMH  Hiimeao anil tbe Dott.  Many eccentricities are pardoned In  musical geniuses, especially by thoM  who do not suffer from them. Unfortunately the object of a musician'!  wrath Is quite apt to bo unablo to ap>  proclato why bo hns offended.  Ono can fancy tbo possessor of tb������  untrained volco who figures In tbo fol-  lowing story thinking hard things of  tbe celebrated composer Ratneau.  Ono dny Romonu whllo calling on a  lady fixed a stern glanco on a littlo dog  who sat in her Inp and was barking  good naturodly. Suddenly nameau  seized tho poor llttlo follow and threw  him out of tho wJndow,  "What la tbo matter?" asked his  hostess, much alarmed.  "lie barked fnlso." snid Ramenu Indignantly. '  A PiiMler.  At an examination In nn English  school tho teacher wns so pleased with  hl,s class that ho mild th������y could ask  him any question they liked.  Some wero asked nnd replied to. Seeing ono little follow In deep thought,  the teacher asked him for n nttcstloii.  msies*smwac*s  .    ���������������.������).-'...  '������������  Irresralarlty In <!ie fr,t.nlahni������iit..  Tbero are two boys wbo manage to  be rather, unruly ln school, and their  teacher was so exasperated one day  tbat sbe ordered tbem tp remain after  hours and write their names 1,000  times. Sbe watched them plunge Into  tbe task. Somo fifteen minutes later  one ol tbem grow uneasy and began to  watcb bis companion In disgrace, suddenly tbo first one burst out wltb a  roar of despair and between bis sobs  said to tbo teacher!  "'Tain't fair, mum! His rnimo's  Bush and mine's Scbluttermeyolrt"  Singloton: "Dr. Pellet in certainly  the most a I went -mi ruled man I uvvr  now," Wi'derly: "Ih that so?" Bin-  gJeton;. "Vi-s: ho wns riinniled Inst  week, nnd during thu ceremony, whon  lie Khouhl hnve placed n ring <>n tho  bride's Unircr, h*< netually felt hor  pulse nnrl as Iced her to put out,'her  loni'iie."  That Outtlng Aoid that sHim from  th* stomach, and almost utranglci, Is  cauB������������l by fermentntluu. of tho food In  thu stomach. It in u loiutusto of IndU  gjwtion And dyapepeia. 'luko ona of Or,  Vou Htun's Hnottppto Tablotn Immwltati.  Tho boy iinswered, with n grave face:     iVetTa'r**tiugrt.W  I'.plense, sir. If you was In n noft j oUtwji and   oid^ digestion.    60  in   a  mud heap up to your neck and I wini  to throw a brlek at your hond, won!J  you duck'/'"  'l'lm answer Is not recorded,  boi, 86 cvntK.���������ia  toto nf th������i moHt. Miidioiis 'Jii'-etis III  !'i;i,i|'e I.s the (!������'i'in;in emprens, who  i'iiivs wry llttlo indeed for pomp nnd  fi'iviiKitty* llfi- MnjcHly's fnvni'lt.e  study is medicine, und she bus In-  ���������  ., ,    ��������� ,     , , .structed Vn-rwir mt v.vll in the nrt of  eomwrviitory nil thin time, uird with ,M,lv���������nw tht1t H)w iH r(.g���������nled o������ unite  j'OiiiiK C'hiirlie Ilrowii!   Am I never lollin ,.fiif|i.������i. iirlvlsi>r in r.iws of ,ml\*  liwtlll  ii   sense  of  decency   m  .vmi? j mny illm^s,  ijuughter-'Twiis Lord Coppcilnilgi' I! ,    ,. -  ,.  ____ _  _      _     '_  wuh with, inuniinii. dear.   Mother-Oh, 1 ".      '  XtuXio UliXoxoni, ,  Mother���������You've boon slttln;,' In the  that's u different matter.  KU'������j������.  (,irl,j will bu  Summer Colds  Vonehonhl ouro thnt coUl at onco...I>  tn nnt only nmklnu you te_, sutaatabl*,  butlt 1*doiniiyoubitrau Talt*  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure ^iim'  U x. sn-iMntc^to^eaw jroa.  Tow  Kl'l-'i'-'i r. .''irtW tfUAnntn't.  Al*!tUnc8lJ'.i,Ke.,IOe.M4n.OO������bottlt.   4SL  Por n Ttnlny Tiny.  Smith   (newly  tniirrleili-rwn't  yon  fhlnk wo had heller l;iy usidc hoiuc-  \liiXig tot i������ r.nli.v i.d.i /    sonny,  w������.v-  .'I'.nrley, Cmir. I nm m chul ymi suhl  ihiit.   Whl. - I wm mn shoppln������ this,  morning I lon^it f.vn lovely silk um-1  ortniu*. oue fo- wo >������>i miu [������,- u,i,,  Spanlih TiUnnotte,  Th*>re Is n rtirlniw t>*m-y of h->w th*������  Oulio d'Aosta, when Ulng ot Hpnln,  told a muleteer tu wl.am he wr:> talis-  intf to cover bl!ii*elf. tbe sun being  bot, forgetting thnt by m <lolng ho  mado lilm n prniiricp. Marshal Prim,  to previiit this entnstrophe, knocked  the u.in't, bat fM,it of his band, and nc-  cordfn^ tu u^u.c the mutctaoc bad , nxxsne  something to do with tbo oisjimlnntloo ' %M  *M% followed * few days afterward,    '  Hies     '''���������'������  Carry  Contagion  U   No   ��������������������� -n^.   fi Li  *::V '".X'*"? ^.^i^fJy' tLJv%-: yyy;i.%'r\fz'. :VV $Sp^lfR;sT7"\T  ���������i������ '<���������   -"   , X  <   *"���������.*-;.,:<-.' ���������-������  .y.'i"   ���������>:-,  :-.TKV->i?-  rq-antJv-'J.JH.'U^U^Cl.U-^AJjU.' ia wxjcv-- fcjXT  i*rT-y.,ruj uvt. i-rrrrr- .���������  Ffe Frotecta BfLaw 1904  1-^rUE^EAS, }t ib expedient to provide  " fur the protection of property froii  fit*}, be it therefore .emic'ed by the Muni-  plpal Council of the City of Cumberland 43  fellows f���������  1st, That all stove pipes now in use pro-  footing through the roof, or auy part of a  bjildi^u, be j-eipoved.  tfad, No person shall erect, or cause to be  looted, any stove pipe or pipes projecting  through any part of r building.  JJrd, AU ohitnueys built shall be subject  j;o the approval of the Fire Wardens and  notice must be given to the City Clerk before any ghippoey is erected.  4*h> Any PeF8������n or personB violating aoy  pf the sections of this By-law shall be subr  ieut tp the penalities of this By-lay.  Oth, Auy peraoo or persouB guilty of an  jn fraction of .any qf the provisions of this  Py law shall, upon conviction before tho  Maypr or any Justice or Justices of the  Peace fpr the City of Cumberland on oath  pr ai^rmqitiqn pf any creditable witneos,  forfeit and pay at the discretion of said  Maypr or Justice or Justices of the Peace,  pouvicting, a penalty not exceeding the sum  of fifty dollars, and not less, except for the  first offence, than the sum of five dpllars for  each aqd evpry offence exclusive of costs,  and iu default of pay meat thereof, forth-  With, it shall and may be lawful for the  Mayqr or Justice or Justices of the Peape  ponvjeting aa afpresaiii, to issue a warrapc  finder his fyand and seal, or in .ease lhe paid  Mayor, Justice or Justices, or any two or  'more of them are acting together therein,  (hen under the hqndand seal of one ot them,  (0 Jeyy the said penalty and costs,  or costs  pnly, by distress, and in case of no sufficient diatross to satisfy the said penal'y mid  ptiBta,   it nhap and may he lawful for tho  l^ayor, Justice or Justices,  couviehng as  fftptnaaid, topopimit the offender qr.offenders  tp one of Hjo Majesty's j*ds \yith or with.  put hard labor, for any period not exceeding  pi* calpndar months unless the peualty and  postirbe-sooner paid.    ftead first time, July 4th, 1904  Jlead Bocptid timo, July 13th, 1904-  Re d third time, August' 15th, 11)0$.  Reoonsidered and Qnally pasued,  August  }5th, J9Q4.  RICHARD SHORT, Mayor.  L. W. NUN^S. C.M.C.  The above By-law will come into force on  the first day of October, .15)01  L, W. Nuijns, C.k.C.  Cumberland, B.C.,  ������th day of September, 19Q4.  Hanaimo Omar factory  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  BEST  ON  EARTH.  Kaunfactured by  P  C^ABLE & CO., NANAIMO, B.C.  JOHN McLEODS  FOR F|TIST-CLAIMS  CANDY. FRUITS.  CifOARS & TOBACCOS.  C. H, TARBELL.  High Grade Stoves  and all Kitchen Requirements  SPORTSMENS GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  WaVerly Hotel  First-Class Accommodation   at Reasonable R&tgs ,,,  BEST OF WINES & LIQUOBS.  S. SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.  Union  S-iLIMITJEX-,   C.   ID.A-"VTS,   PEOPE.IETOB  A Fine Selection of CAKES   always   on  hand.  FBESH BREAD every day.  Orders for SPECIAL CAKES promptly attended to.  Dunsmuir Avenue,  English 4 x BURTON always on tap ; also, the famous MILWAUKEE  BEERS-Anhenser, Bohemian, Sohlitz, &c. "OLD GREY BEARD"  SCOTCH WHISKY. Best Wines and Liquors of all kinds,  The Boarding and Lodging Department, under the immediate superintendence of Mas  Davis, will be found First class in every respect.  RATES  $ 1 00 per day upwards,  TRADE MARKS*  K>!������SiOhS3,  QOPYRICHTS A.O-  Anyone sendlnp: a Ptetolj sn<l description ran.?  (julcS'.yascortaln, free, wheqier an liivwitjouib .  probably patentable. Cf.mmmilcntloiis otrlotly  confidential. Oldest asrepoyfprsecurltwWtnnts  tn AmSrloii.   WA bave a WiwhuiKton offleo.  Pa���������nt������l������Ueii tb$tiKh* Muim b Co. receive  ipecial liotiof) Su ttjo  "SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,  beantifiilly illustrated, liireest clroiiiiiUon of  any scientific Journal, weekly, ternisS&W a yenr;  W.WsIx months Spool������������������ coplosu" HAND  BOOK ON  I'ATMN'T" -i'?.* d-f.    Villi".'!.  ���������   "" "n - -   .  Iten in CpliBriaiift  STAY  AT THE,...,.....  VENDOMEJ  <ar  Alt OONVBNIENPES  "BOg  GuWfl,  UNION BREWING  NANAIMO,    B.C.  The yearly return of the Bock Beer season is   of interest to ihe  brewer as well aB lhe public, and the  Tjie Bab is Supplied wmt  Best Liquors and Oigars  R. S. ROBESTSON.  UNION BOCK BEER FOR 1904.  Will again show that speoial care has been taken in the manufacture of the superior  artiole.    The Union Brewiug Co.'s Bock lias been bioweed for a number of months  and stored in their famous cellars until it litis reached the proper age, and is now  ON DRAUGHT AT ALL HOTELS.  E, EMDE,  ������ 1  SMOKE  t t  11  CUBAN   BLOSSOM"  A VNIOt* M/VDF, CIGAR  FROM  THE���������  Cuban Oigar Factory  SI. J, BOOTH, Fropnotor,  ,     NANAIMO, ������.0,  St* MrtH SCHOOL  QUAMICHAN,   B.C.  A Boat ding School for girls with department (or orphitna, pleasantly located  at three miles froin Punnins Smtion.  Vrimnryand Preparatory EnRli'liCoiJisc,  Competent Instructors for 1'iana i������nd  ^ccdlo-work. Cutting nnil Fitting also  \a\iHh\t Board unci Tuitiun, $9 <*i month,  for particulurs, addtesH-  SUSTKU SUI'KKIO^,  'lV.u!iHl(.'l;l r. 0.  JOE   BALE.  Crown Grant Land  " 180 Ao���������  On VALDEZ ISLAND.  ,   m- m  ^OOftcyoB in Urasn Piinture, ahout  10 fwroo in Mondow.  Jlouae,   I^urn,   PttthUy  ar\i\   fxthar  OuthouHcs.  HARNESS  W   WILLARD is prepared to  ���������    fill any Orders for Fine or  Heavy HarnusB, at short notice.  Why it pays.  MLLARD BLOCK,      Cumberland,  i       WILLIAMS BROS,       :  iLiverv Stable;  ��������� Teamsters and Draymen ���������  : Single and Double ric?. :  ��������� for Hire,   All Orders ���������  ; Promptly  Attended to. ;  : Third St., Cumberland, B,C.  00000 ooooooooooouor  Cumberland  0  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  LiYery  Teaming  0  o  c  0  o  0  o  G  O  G  #0 FRtTJT TRBBS  ln_BJ3AEING  Well wulureu i������> nuv������l , 2 ;....'..  from Wharf, h:>vii)������ nmiUw(M>kly  ���������teamer   ciiIIb   from    Vitncouvtr.  15  HEAD GOOD BTOCK, &c , &c.  rpiIE ADVANTAGK tl.o puMie  hue ii) pnrch.'iHinjj! whero tbey  live it* tbey sjoa* iho articles and are  not d.Hflppiii..ie<i uu whnu Bending  away,  P. Stoddart,  Watchmaker   aad    Juwelur,  i'.  HWlJB   gUlHtB   *������*-   *'tt-.-'  bftii ft nko Htock to select from.  id  I.   O,   F.  r^QUKT DOMINO,  3518, meeti  ^   tbe la������������l Monday iu lh������ month  VWteg ?ret^n taTH������&  KVKHYTHING in SCUD OOLD  mememe  All purchitK- iMigraviA1.  . fiw������ nf chnrpx   I am prepared   to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming at  reasonable rates.  I). KILPATRICK  CUMIIKHLANI) Q  000 00( OOOOOOoOOOOOt)  o  o  o  ^���������������  w  o  0  o  0  o  0  c  o  c  o  o  o  o  You cun gat 4'H Hooits, uvoraii������.  Pit Caps, no., hi rouk buttutu ptiw*  at the Corner Store.  T. STODDAHT,  l)\j������������MU!h Avk.������ CumbeiUnil.   (.,: " i ���������niiiii'iia.HBi.mi.'wun'jm'iiK1' '���������������' imt  ^tammmmmmm*^-*���������������������������',, i ��������� ���������> , "������*������'*1?'  Now in tm im Yc#  Ths lond.M" \n\���������'���������������������������* \ -i������������������!u,*.i J tho  wotH, wl������t\ii������ **rtn(;i.4i ������jii?dal *i4<(  rtn'-vt^-Vrl'.Uf'.'h-j^V-i*.  ������isr*'lplii $:���������.<������! u >ai,i  linutMitltft  U. S.. C������n������<Jt.-n. mX.t',tM!\ ^Mt.u.s  7hn   Jntti'iAt tri   P/icinc  Com?  Mimbr nr.������iX.mr.S*--Oy:  8ir*f.t. coptsi. ffit.  Sfttd frr Book  CmU',fi,~%.  J6������ tH<imS**j, Nw Yoi*  %mmr%wmm^  Strength in the hidden  parts is the keynote of a  good shoe.  Without it the shoe  can not be comfortable���������  cannot wear well.  Weak spots cause  uneveness under the  foot���������gain.  Wnen one weak spot wears out, the shoe is  <ione������ One piece of poor material���������work"  maaship���������'Sjpoils the whole shoe.  _,      i * wamswjmmammawmwmm ibiimhhmmm,  TOweness from any cause���������weakness,  threads, tacks or lumps under the foot���������is  painful, and the wearer unconciously wears  out other pa,rta of the shoe more quickly by.'*,.  everting extra pressure upon them in the  effort to reUwve the tender places.  So a shoo to give greatest wear must be  comfortable, -r- Goodyear welted���������strong in  the hidden parts.  Its econon^feal to wear that kind of a shoe.  llie ''a^t^hoe" is Goodyear Welted.  It is made by specialists who work on  nothing but one kind of gen'a shoes.  Everybody finows tha;t a workman who  does one particula.r thing all the time does  that thing* well and ggiS^ST  Uvery operation "Si the making of a  " Slater Shoe" is performed by men who do  nothing but that identical thing,  The "Slater Shoe," a ?;t>edality, is therefore better and made .with legs cost than  common shoes made itt a factory where  all kinds of shoes are mevde.  the saving in cost is put Into quality of  material and "workmanship.  mmommmmmmmxm'*--**-!-! ���������* ���������****.* mm-mm���������<.mmt<im ***m- m -.������.������ ������Jimw  The materials used in Slater Shoes���������the  hidden parts as well an tiiose fceeu���������iuual be  ffieTest obtainable, because the makers  Stamp their name oa the tuoka and guarantee  the workmanship and cvunTUy and they could  not afford to do so it the tiioes were not  faultless.  Because of these reasons it is economical  to wear " Siater Shoes."  Price, $400 and $5.03 st^oaped on the  soles  "EST "The 51ater Shoe."  tmmmmtmmwmtm  mmmmem  WS Uooal A^em 8TANLEY H, RIQ������a : 7\uZj������\ -  "������������������    *--t "*,*'*���������'   U/r-\    ::tTO  FRUIT CANNING,  Cscfm   H������int������ la  tho  Handling  and  Sealing ol  GIk.sk Jars.  The jars must be prepared with a  scientific conscience. First test each  jar to see if it is water-tight. Keep  each jar with its tested cover and rubber by itself, so when you are ready to  fill with the fruit you are sure' it ia  right. After cleansing and testing,  sterilize jar,s, covers and rubbers by  bringing to the boiling point in water.  Rubbers should never be used the second time. The small cost of a new  rubber Is more than compensated for  in the entire lack of risk, for rubber  will deteriorate by uso and time. Have  all the needed utensila ready at hand,  using only porcelain or granite ware  nnd silver spoons.  Neither iron, tin nor brass should be  used with fruit, as the acid may combine In a dangerous way. Stuud the  jars in hot water while the fruit ia  cooking. Fill aud seal one jar at a  time. Empty tbe water from the Jar,  place on a folded cloth wrung out in  hot water or stand in a pan with a  llttlo hot water to prevent airy ganger  of breaking. A silver spoon in The jar  while filling also helps to carry off the  heat nud save the glass. Fill to overflowing and pass a silver spoon around  the sides of the glass to let all air, bub-,  bles escape. Wipe off the edges carefully, fit on the rubber and screw down"  the cover tightly. Set eacb jar upside  down on the table, free from drafts.  When cold, rescrew down the covers,  as glass contracts in cooling and the  cover can be tightened. Wipe off with  a clean cloth, and if there is no leakage  or loosening of the cover place in a  dark, dry fruit closet. If tbe oeilar has  any tendency to dampness do not put  the fruit there. Carefully choose the  closet to hold the fruit.  The amount of sugar used in all canning and jellies is a matter of taste, as  sugar does not affect the "keeping"  qualities of the fruit���������Table Talk.  COVER CROPS.  jk:  ^r  For Plants Oat ot Voora.  Plants for piazza and front lawn decoration during the summer often lose  half their effectiveness from tbe manner of their setting. Tbe round tub so  commonly seen is usually not the best.  Tnlms. large ferns, shrubs and small  trees of various sorts often look better  A TALM TDK.  in a square bos. Especially ls this true  of thfc round. trimmed bay trees that  nre so handsome for outdoor uko.  , The square tub a I so seems rnthor  more susceptible to it little decorative  treatment, as shown In the cut. This,  'ho\veyt'iyshould be only just enough to  break the .���������severity of html imd plain  lines und never anything fanciful  eiKuu'li to .distract attention from tho  plant itself. .  Leniomu.** nnd I.imo Juice,  Tliere Is 'nothing more satisfactory,  usually on hot days, than good lemou-  ndc or'"lemon 8q.i;'.:?!i." its our British  cousins call It. One lemon to one pint  of witter: vory little mtgar Is best. But  when one Is fcorty nil Jew from a ioraou  n harmless substitute mny be mnde  i'roiii uliflu add. either pulverized or  In "crystals, using lemon extract for  I'.avorl.ig, No ill e.'feets out. result from  t'iMJug this nckl lit such small quantities nn to make tart u cooling drink or  pudding w.uee, for It .must he rouioni*  bercil thnt this Is tho field found In  the fruits of the citron family, the  lemon, lime. 0rn1.gcv8rnpofr1.lt. etc.,  nnd usOd ln moderation Is healthful.  I'or some people 11 drink In which  there Is n ungjjostlon of bitter quenches  tlilfrtt more effectively than anything  clue, A titbit-spoonful of the commercial bottled juice of limes with n dash  of enllKiiyn la very refreshing, or just  e.iung., dandelion wine to flavor ������  (fhiKufuI cf water.-Exchange  Lett Ovor������,  Cold string henna nmke an excellent  unhid. Add a teaspoonful of chopped  uhl.iu to it cupful of beans, salt and  pepper to taste. Cut 11 small slice of  iiih.mii into mce una ii'.v, aaa iuul a  cupful uf vlnetnr nnd pour ovor tho  hiLiu w!.!!e hot.  To* propt.ro string bonus with chooso  colt 11 small piece of Putter ln a fry*  Ins pnn, add the cooked beans, milk,  r.eooi ding to the quantity of beans, fnit  to taste nnd then scatter ln a thick  layer of grated cheese and cook tea  minutes.  t would i.nnh ruder tii, t i������.,-.t(T.lv  ulafluld Inquire why no utatucs were  ���������"���������I'i'Ud to it������ Lima why they were.���������  Colo.  Why Tliey Are Valuable��������� Excellent Menjn:  of Controlling: Soil Moisture���������lm- j  proving tno Soli. :  At the conference of Dominion fruit ���������  inspectors recently held  at the Cen-j r____   tral     Experimental     Farm.      Vroi.     ������������������   Shutt gave a very clear and   scieu-:     A BELATED. EXPLANATION,  tilir. explanation of the value of. cov- J  er crops to the orchardist,   of which'  thu following is a synopsis: ���������  "Among the many advantages to  be derived from the system of orchard culture which includes the growth  of cover crops, we may cite as tho  two most important; tbe control of  the soil moisture, and the improvement of tho soil.  Cor.sonying Soil Moisture.���������Speaking generally,'it is desirable that the  soil moisture should be conserved for  thn orchard trees during the earlier  months of tho season. Up to, say,  July 1st, the tree, is making now  growth and is transpiring through  its loaves large quantities of water.  Furthac, .the swelling fruit is xnukiug  its doBtlmto for water. For every  pound of dry matter of leaf or wood  or fruit, the tree uses at least 300  pounds of water. Hence, in districts  where drought? may prevail in spring  or ihe rafnfali be scanty, thc importance of surface cultivation is marked. By this means earth mulch is  produced, and thus evaporation  checked or prevented. The cover t  crop system allows of surface culti-.  yatioil iii t-hv spring and early sum-'^  iner months."* . t'  Some iDxpcrimcnts. ��������� Experiments [  have been made to ascertain tho effects of cover cropu and cultivation  on soil moisture on the Central Experimental Farm for several    years.  Thus, May 6th, 1901, wc found that  thero was 130 tons more water per  acre,, to a depth of 14 inches, in cul- ,  tivated soil    than in, the    adjoiniug |  plot carrying a vigorous    growth of,  clover.   This means that the    latter j  soil  contained one-haif the water in ,  thc cultivated soil.   But grass, sod is  more exhaustive than clover sod.   In  1902,  from May to  July,  trials ev-j  ery two weeks showed' that the soil j  in sod contained from 50 to 100 per  cent,  less water than .adjoining soil  in cultivation���������the difference being at  times over 200 tons per acre.    The  drought  in  the early  part  of   1903  emphasized  these facts and    showed  most markedly the value of cultivation.  In the autumn, on the other hand,  it is desirable that thc water supply  Bhould be diminished, so, that vegetative growth should be checked and  the wood given an opportunity to  ripen'before thc winter sets in. This  is readily brought about by sowing  - the-cover���������crop-in- June���������or���������the-early-  part of July.  Legumes for Improvement of Soils.  ���������The improvement of    soils by    the  growth of clover or some other   legume is effected by the addition   of  humus.and nitrogen. Experiments go  to show that by this means the soil j  cun bo enriched to the extent of 100  pounds or more of nitrogen per acre}  ���������this    nitrogen    being appropriated j  from    the atmosphere by tho    plant!  through the ugosscy of certain    bacteria that reside In the clover roots.  It seems more than probable that a!  .good crop of clover turned under will j  enrich the soil to- an extoot equal to ���������  nn application of 10 tons of    ordinary barnyard manure.   Not only Is ,  that valuable and    necessary    plant j  food, nitrogen, furnished   cheaply by '  thin meaiiFi.  but humus-forming nm- (  terial is added    in large ounntlties. <  nnd tills by Its .partial decay Is par-J  -.tlculniiy    important in ameliorating (  the physical  condition of the .soil.'  And, lastly, thV-mineral matter stored up    in tho cover crop is    finally  set free In forms readily nsnlmllablo  by tho roots'of the orchard trees.  ���������__ ,    /  A Siilj.itttiitlul Drlvoivnjr,'.  A plank driveway Into tho, barn is  ...usually stoop (to Rave plonks^, and  in constantly breaking und rotting  out,  I'irive 'flown pfrnkon, nt shown In  Fig.  1, and   fill    in between    with  He Wanted Bees'  Sting's  For Rlicu-  niatlsui, but J\ot Fur lilmselt.  An Innocent looking lei-man boy  walked int9 a drug store the other day  and faced the proprietor.  "Haf you got some bees' stings for  rheumatisms?'* he shyly inquired.  "'Eees' stings for rheumatism?" the  proprietor repeated.    "Where did you  hear of that?"  "Why, muther vas renting it by de  newsbapers," replied the lad.  The proprietor laughed.  "I've seen something of that kind in  tbe papers," he said, "but I won't attempt to offer you anything just as  good.   Where is the rheumatism?"  "In de handt und in de arm," the boy  replied.  "Well, see here," said the proprietor,  with a sudden smile, "I haven't got  the cure on my shelves, but I keep lt  ln my back yard. You go out through  this door and walk around my flower  beds. When you see four or live bees  resting on a flower, just try to pick  them up."  .The boy .nodded and wenj put.   He.  was gone at least ten minutes.     ���������     |  When he came back hlB face was red,  and his nose, where an angry bee had  alighted, was beginning to swell. He  held out his hand.  "I picked me some of dose bees oop,"  he placidly remarked.  "Did you?" said tho amused proprietor. "And does your hand feel auy  better?"  The boy looked up.  . "It aind't for me," he placidly replied; "it's for my bruder."���������Cleveland  Plain Dealer.  BLOTTING PAPER.  It Was KaoTrn and Used as' Far Back  am the Year 1G75.  There is a pretty prevalent belief that  blotting paper is a modern invention;  that a hundred yeara ago it was unknown, white sand being used in its  stead.  Blotting paper, as a matter of fact,  was a recognized convenience of the  writing desk as far back as 1C75. In  that year there was issued a book cfilled  "Town9end's Preparative' to Pleading,"  a copy of which is in the possession of  a Chicago antiquary, and this volume  contains on page 8 the following paragraph:  "Let the dusting or sanding in books  be avoided, rather using fine brown paper to prevent blotting if time of the  Ink's drying caunot bo allowed, for  sand takes away tho good color of the  Ink, and, getting into the backs of  books, makes them break their blnd-  .ing."  Tbe sand that was used for blotting  ln tho past was, the Chicago antiquary  says, very clean and white and fine,  and it was called silver sand. It -was  kept in a cruet with a perforated lid,  like a salt cruet, nnd thence it was  sifted over tho wet writing. An odd  thing about .it was that the ink never  seemed to stain it. It could be used  over and over and It remained to the  end as white as snow.     ,...+*&)������������������������  INVESTING MCNEY.  I'M.  Irregularity In the Punishment.  There are two boys who manage to  be rather unruly in school, and their  teacher was so exasperated one day  that she ordered them to remain after  ���������hours and write their names a thousand times. She watched them plunge  into tbe task. Some fifteen minutes  later one of them grew uneasy and began to watch his companion in disgrace. Suddenly the first one burst out  with a roar of despair and between  his sobs said to the teacher:  ���������""���������Tain't fair; mum!���������His-name's'  Eush and mine's Sctiluttermeyeir!"���������  Pittsburg Dispatch.  BATTLE STANDARDS.  Sport.  (Little boy in a hammock and another standing some distance off crying.  Father talking to the boy in the hammock.)  Father-What ia Willie crying  about?  Johnnie���������Ho says ho don't liko thla  game.  "Well, what are you playing?"  "We are playing with this hammock  ns a steamboat.". ������������������  "Well, why la not Willie In It too?"  "Wo nre playing that he missed tho  boat/'-Llfe.      *���������"  80 Ancient That Their Use  I������ Mentioned In the Bible.  The custom, of carrying ftags or standards in battle dates back at least to  1490 B. C. We find in Numbers ii, 2,  that "every man of the children of  Israel shall pitch by his own standard  with the ensign of his father's house."  Each standard of the twelve tribes thus  distinguished was supposed to have  been of a color to correspond with the  Btone in Aaron's breastplate which  bore the name of that tribe. Under the  generic name banner are included many  species, such as standard, ensign, pennon, flag, eto. These have been used  from earliest times and ln all countries  to direct movements of troops.  ) The earliest Roman standard was  a bundle of straw fixed to the top of  a spear. This' was succeeded by figures of animals, such, as the horse and  the boar, which soon gave place to the  eagle, the chief Eoman ensign, afterward assumed by the German and  French emperors.    By every warlike  lie Sure of Yo::r Svlieiue Before You  lUblc  Vo:ir Sr.vlngN.  Don't tie yoursc.'f or your money up  Dcn't risk all vottr 1 .dugs in any  scheme, no muuer how much it niay  promise. Don't invest your hard earned money in anything without first  making a thorough aad searching investigation. Do not be misled by those  who tell you that it is "now or never"  and that if you wait you are liable to  lose the best thing that ever came to  you. Make up your mind that if you  lose your money you will not lose your  head and that you will not invest in  anything until you thoroughly understand all about it. There are plenty  of good things waiting, if you miss  one there are hundreds of others. People will tell you that tlio opportunity,  will go by aud you will lose a great  chance to make money if you do not  act promptly. But take your time nnd  investigate. Make it a cast iron rule  never to invest in any enterprise until  you have gone to tlie vory bottom of it,  and if it is uot so sound that level  headed men will put money in It do not  touch it. The habit of investigating  before you embark iu any business will  be a happiness protector and an ambition protector as well���������Orison Swett  Marden in Success.  \  BITING THE THUMB.  people the banner has been regarded  as an emblem of national honor, in defense of which each 60ldier was at all  times ready to die, while banners and  flags taken from,tho enemy have always been special .trophies of victory  to which places , of 'honor in pubjic  buildings have boen assigned.  '    BOOTS AND SPURS.  The Rcmlliiff of Character,  "This is the life lino," says the-araa-  teur palmist who Is rending the hand  of the young woman. "It shows that,  you will live to a rlpo old age. This is  the head line, You have wonderful  talent for writing. This is the heart  line. Lots of romance nnd a happy  mniTJago, with jvist trunkfuls of Alio  drosses nnd things."  "How do you know nbout tho dress-  OS?"  "Why, hero's the clothes line. It  runs clear around your hand,"���������Judgo.  .vitC&O-  ���������    fJ^*V^***^.  ���������y-',i7fr-.  ^rCl.  ^i^M^^:  stones, rubbish ami eurth, packing  ail liuwir iii'i.u.v, Wni'ii luuil and mu  to the tcp uf tin1 ("Uki'K," throw koi.i'ik  earth ngniniit tho outside of the  stakes, and i,od over the uitka,   as  arli**  mm*' *���������  ��������� ' *������������������������,,,,   ������*  '<'.   ���������*'  :-^  :.'���������-,>"  f'S 1       ������������������_rW'"  Aiw^0&-*������t>&c.  s*.  A Fahlo,  Once thero woro two llttlo grnpea.  One was n good llttlo grape and minded Ills mother. Tho other was n bad  little grape. Ono day tho bad littlo  grape disobeyed his mother and rolle.1  off the fruit stand. A nigged llttlo  negro boy camo along and ate Jt, hut  nil tho llttlo grope could do wna to glvo  the llttlo boy n stomach aclio, Tho  good llttlo grnpo was oaten by a rich  man. nnd It gavo lilm n nleo enso of  rippendlcltls. Morul.-nMind your moth'  ors, llttlo folks.-KnnSas City Tlmoa.  Qunlnt Account ot Huncnr'r.n  Cnv-  ulry In Olden Dnys.  A contemporary, manuscript account  of tho diet of Katlsbon. held in 1000 by  the Emperor Ferdinand II. on the occasion of the htndlng of Gustuvus  Adolplms of Sweden In Germany, mentions aB a remarkable fact that the  Hungarian cavalry who rodo through  the streets to tho ceremonial woro their  spurs 0,11 their,boot soles.      , ;  ��������� i  It is diflicult to credit that theso  cpurs wero fixed on tho flat of the boot,  for thus shod tho ���������horsemen could neither walk nor stand, especially when  the large size of the spurs worn at the  period is considered.* Probably the  writer Intended to indicate that in-  Btead of being fastened to tho heel In  tho usual fashion they were mado to  project from the fore part of the military boot, which ia a-portion of the  sole. ..:...' ..  Frederick van Rautuer, who quotes  this In his "History of tlio ..Sixteenth  mid Seventeenth Centuries, Illustrated  liy Original Documents," pusses the  gutter ov-ir whhMi Csimui^at. Tlu*  p 1:110 manuscript: nddt* t!i;it the Hungarian lifMwvlsitd their mr.ues, tnlla a::d  foot painted rod.  It Used to De Considered a Pledge of  91<trtul Kcvcnse.  In "Romeo and Juliet" the servants  of Capulet and Montague begin a quarrel by one biting.his thumb at the others. Commentators have regarded this-  act as an insult, quoting the following  passage from Decker"s "Dead Term:"'  "What swearing is there, what shouldering, what jostling, what jeering,  what biting of thumbs to beget quarrels!"  Sir Walter Scott, however, in a note  to the "Lay of the Last Minstrel," says,  "To bite tho thumb or the glove seenia  not to havo been considered .upon the  border as a gesture of contempt,  though so U3ed by Shakespeare, but aa  a pledge of mortal revenge." It was  thus accounted to be a solemn assurance that at the proper time the sword  should settle the dispute or purge tbo  offense.  Something of the' sort may have pre-..  vailed among the Romans, for it is  thought that the Latin  polliceri, to  promiLJ, is derived from pollex, the  _thumb.         ���������    .    ��������� ^2ui_  PRISONS OF SILENCE.  Where Convict* Ever Wear Shroto&a*  and Sleep Desidc Coiuni.  Entombed in n grim castle on tlitf  outskirts of. Lisbon are some of the"  most miserable men en earth. These*  are "the inmates of Portugal's deadly1  prisons of silence. Iu this building everything that human ingenuity' cant  suggest to render the lives of Its ptl&->  oners a horrible, maddening torture iS  done. The corridor"., piled tier on tier  five stories high, c-Acud from a common center like the spokes of a hugo  wheel. Tho cells nro narrow, tomb-  llko, and within each stands a coffin.  The prison garb is a shroud. The at-  ten 'ants creep about In felt sllppera.  No ono Is allowed to Utter a word.  Tho doors are unlocked; and the liaL  ������������������a.thousand.wretches..march out, clothed in shrouds ..nd with faces covered  by masks, for. it ia a part of this  hideous punishment that none may  look upon the countenances of his fellow prlcaners, row ot them cuduro  this torture for moro than ten years.  A Five Ur.jV I.ovo Story.  At tho present time wo aro always  talking about, tho rush, und hurry of  tho twentieth century, Are we really  so rapid its we.think we are? Certainly few girls, of fourteen hnvo any-  thing like the amount of exporloneo  ami emotion in tunny weol.n of llfo that  Juliet.  .I'spi  hart  nxiggerticd In Fig 2. .Such a driveway given a long easy rine, Is attractive in nppcitrnmo and wiil last  Inrlclinttflv, 1  ill ttm i,j,iiit i������ili;t i.i.ii, ,  Vlc.n to exhibit ut your county fair  next full. Mn!'������������ i.-p your inlnd to  mis,* Rotuothing in tin. Kuiiim.������r which  will be a credit to you a'.ul the Mr. '  .*,*.,....-���������.    \l...     .....  >m. ..,,    ,������>,*.,,    ������������������   '..'   ��������� ���������*  .'.a   .  the wm gi'uim;, v.-gi.-tubk'N, fruit or i  (nock, V.liy hhoukl It nut )><��������� yuu?,  Tai'II if .Vou i'nil lo have tho host, vou;  ara working in tlu* right dlivciinn }  mnl mv ui vhi' right kind oi zn.-ivt.y, j  ���������UlilllgaJ   jqejd   I'm'Mlt'J'. j  The only two mik.uil.i wlm.-io Hr.tn*\  ..;v ���������v.r.,.,;' M;i,;i (Jn 1 ,,;' u j���������;i,, u.y -K^ ',  \xhul*} und thn elephant. _     '  HhiH VrJct tor l'olnon,  In Australia there In nuw a gr<������at  demand for poison extracted from  sorpi'iits, nnd thoso who offer any for  sale are paid at tho rule of $uO,0U(>  for every kilogram, Thin reeniH an  enormous price, but it must be ro-  nn'iiilicivd that it la extremely diflicult to obtain such poison, und  thoso druggists who can maun go to  keep oven a fow drops of it In otock  a,w.������a������l������Ua      ii,K,n,%L.,Ci������    .Uw<v '  (V*y   \hfi-o    l:\vi\r   of  ������������������(���������vpr������>t"      ;\ve  ur."ful for thlH purpose���������the brown  viper, tho common nap and the speckled intake, Moroovor, the iiuinon mum  he drawn from them while th'.v are  *���������!!! e\ive nnd in a h������>n!t.hy condition.  The ettteaey of tho poison In tho caw  ot cm-tain aliment! is laid lo bo  wonderful,  Ancftmf Ui'Ittliiiiu Guild*.  It Is gravely $\\U1 hy nti authority  thnt tlio Dutch 'guilds, tho most aucloiit  of worklt.guit'n'u orgiuilssntloiw, had  their origin hi the drinking guilds,  which, although they did not, as In tho  ciiko of the (.Irt'cks and Romans, exult  drink to the rank of a deity, made It a  kind of'civic dignitary. Thm* drink  guilds and drink brethren oxlKied f:v::i  the earliest times until tho latter part  of tho nixteeuth century, when their  exeesHos led to their suppression, It Is  hold thnt men who worked together  drunk together nnd thus formed the  primitive club which developed Into tho  wunmod into llvo daya and a h.-ilf.  Tho time In 'Inw iippi/tlnuod: On  Kum3a,v tl.o ball u;./k pl.;u'.' and on  Monday Ronic;i mid Juliet were innr-  wid, On TiiewJiiy JaJ.'et touk tho  'Iraft, and on Wednesday n!io wns  pk.cod.h, tho tomb, un'Thursday Ilo������  v.ivis returned, uud un IVhlay the hup*  lea pair .committed suicide.  ��������� Wi'tiJ   *������i*u  A VuUU IMt������n,  "Prisoner, tho inry has declared you  "Uh. that'* all right, Judge.   X'ott'rft  Ctrl   '.nW::.^-..i  ;������������������   ;���������...;i,   i   tululi,   Ul   U  iuilueuced by what thvj any."  ������.������������������������������������ Kv*������ '**<��������� *v*������u.  "Boss and Mabel hnvo censed to  uponk a* they puss by," snid the git I  In tho tailor mnde costume.  ��������� 't- vie fi*'"    i.-,.t���������i,   ,.%   ,,.,,   ���������i,.\   Ui   i<t  home made gown.   "VVlmt'a the man'a  tiniuo*/"���������London Tlt-UIts.  The Jntttint'kc "������'���������*.  The .TnpawM.' busy'* Uv.d Is shuvpfl  In a curious fashion, nnd never, undor  i:.*'.v olrcv.i.iRijiiiav, do.* the mot her or  I'.-.l-y v.-enr'a hat or b-'.mnot. Nor does  ho winr uhocH, even In the coldest  'wor,thor, but his ahaven head nnd hl������  I'ink tnos peep out from the mother'*  garments, and lie rldrs pieknpncfc,  strapped on tightly, happy, chubby,  tf, ....,.,>    ,,.!..!,, B    ,,,,,4    l,nii,M|,     ,������,.������..!    i.O  ��������� '.'   . ���������        f.   ll.l ,.,i ,   f,,l   I .    ..,��������� ���������    ',,.��������� l.l.fr  giit'j;u'i:t:������, in the mont dainty ot klu.o-  una, all cmhroldorcd nnd painted nnd  deeornted with th" deslgiH which nro  Mtppi.*', d to typify the Dual trado or  Hiwer,  Isn't It singular how mm !i lierolwrn li  ! dlsfilnyed hy num hi tie dlxelinrcc of  ! n d!i������j.i.'iviiif duty and h >'.'/ :um.*h iO'v-  fir'IP'Ct bv  "ii.v,. ..yt-i, n"i  !".*n i'fi!"*: .   Ul  , the i'lii.ait uf pie,,-Av.t:':- I,:.!!.,.,1'.':,h'j  Itniuircr.  Anui������iii������ 11 Htia,4������<a i:.i:������>'.  .Mrs.   I;.';i nsier���������.'���������>;'.  ������������������..������>, ,n.  won't  ,V������ll!    j!, ���������>,���������������(���������   JiUlUHe   i:,r,a   |,,,iiy    i'or   |ll"'Ut  live l;.;n;;i,*rfV Mr. ,|...!:'!s a i'i.lt of !���������' ���������;���������������  t-iMi ��������� Ci 1 nt'r.iid I d'i'i't kti.iw Imw,  .'.;>:. ;:. ...A-'n.r, .Mt.-.. i>.....,;.���������;���������- Jo.vi  T,1':,    1   '������������������'.-     ;.!:'���������    i      ���������  *   ''������������������;,   '-on.r  ������������������'"���������*' i.i , .���������::)..:.. !���������.:���������.: !'.. ���������..'.:... ..;..* ������,j  ttUJU^il)^, 1������*������***4^ta*i-*,tv������**tWi������*g*S*#*V*-:i-^   -    ,.., ���������     -    iu ������rt*k������4 (iTjw  ****���������������*���������������!���������, *A#ft*.v>-���������������.������,.���������, i������ j.^  :>> JJ^^f'^.Y^'H^Sryv^:^  JT'  L|     IWMUBI*!      Ml*  ISSUED EVERY TUESDAY.  uaoription ������2 oo a year,  m. 38. Hnberson, flfcov.  S3" AdverUiserE wbo want tbeir ad  gauged, should set copy ia by  9 a.m. day before issue. ,  The Editor will nnt be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composition of letter correspondents.  Job Work Strictly C. O. D.  transient Ads Cash in Advance.  >W6  ELECTION CONTEST.  Should Ma\or Manson of Nanaimo accept the Conservative nomination for a seat in the Federal  House It behooves the supporters  and friends of the Conservative  party to be ready for the day of  battle by having their organizations  perfected. The name of Mr Leighton has also been mentioned in connection with the filling of the office  but it is thought he will retire in  favor of Mayor Manson. The fact  *hat Mr Manson is a thorough go  ing Conservative and a representative laboring man places hi in in  the position of being the strongest  candidate for the position. He is  in close touch with the lab .ring  classes, the masses, and the people  generally, He is level headed,  shrewd, far seeing and a thoroughly o^ervant m;m and has always  been a loyal, steadfast and zealous  man for the right* of Nanaimo.  Mr Manson is not an oflice seeker  nor will'he sacrifice his principles  , for personal gain or gratification.  AVe feel assured that no matier who  his opponent may be���������and there is  one��������� he will vanquish him.     Be*  ---hind-w-i!l-stand���������au���������almij^j^_i2M-_.  phalanx of working men determined to stand by him until the last  vote is polled. It is certainly going tb be a very expensive matter  for the Laurier government to carry Canada. Every directly or indirectly purchaseable vote mint be  cast for the Li eral party because  that party has lost the support of  that variable element which swings  first for one party and then for the  other. Under such circumstances  the government's main reliance is  upon a campaign fund of preternatural dimensions. When a government once begins to go down  hill in popular estimation it seldom  or never recovers ground. Tho  Liberals are upon the down grade  They have disgusted and antagonized the people of Canada and the  longer they go on the more numerous will he tho defections from  their ranks, The opinion that we  should have a change is becoming  more widespxead everyday. Conservative victory over the length  and breadth of Canada looks Ike a  certaintv now At the prenent  juncture in our affairs Mr Munt-ou  in eminently tho right man in thc  right place.  A sensational story has been fir  culated in London created hv certain remarks made hy Bir Walter  Laurence, private Secretary to  Lord Cur/on. concerning Anglo-  Uubb.at. relatione',' He is uaid to  have dcclarid that without doubt  thero would be wur between England and Russia noxt spring, and  that many big guns were being sent  out quietly to India all the time,  every preparation b������i..K ..i.������Jv *���������������* a.  long campaign, Tim ruuioiuui iiuo  *ian aggroMsivo movement)* towards  Afghaniutan aro mere ''hot weather  copy" H the lUi������Hiiuitf oaniiotbi.'iil  the Japs it i������ sheer nwhia** to run  the risk of imitating tho Afghans.  In seizing thu British stemm-rn For"  mosa and Malacca, Ilu������*i������ expect-  ed ti gruwl from the old V'-o", I'U  nhe did not oxpect lh*> muMi-h hihI  determined ultimatum, whose firms  wero, "Su.render the ships or li^ht"  >'y chanco for diplomatic palaver  A GOOD BAKER  The oven in the Kootenay Range is scientifically proper-.  tioned to the size of the fire-box, so that no more fuel can1 be  burned than is absolutely necessary to heat the oven.  The oven is lined with heavy sheet steel, which is a great  radiator of heat and insures  a uniform heat throughout  the oven���������no danger of a  loaf of bread Veing half done  on one side and burned on  the other.  ran  sy:,i'  -tK'''ia  !1''>,V,  *5= ������  ir\  wi  ry*  ���������mm  Thc Kootenay Range is  built on scientific principles  throughout, and should be  carefully   examined   before  WMi      buying any other,  Sold by aU enterprising  dealers.  Booklet free,  4m%  be9������  A  A FULL LINE OF   Cravenettes,   of latest   up-to-date   patterns.  THEY MUST GO,   AND THKY WILL GO CHEAP,  AN ASSORTED     T   .-,_'���������    rPlCTl T A;T t?C     IN- LATEST  LOT OF ~~  Ladies COSTUMES  STYLES  .JUSC ARRIVED FROM THE EAST.  L4QB     COLLARS  IN ALL STYLUS���������i'ALl/ AND SEE THEM.        THEIR BEAUTY WILL CONVINCE TOU        OUR PRICES^W.LL SURPRISF YOU.  ^.  London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg:, Vancouver,  St. John, N.B.  C. H. Tarbell, Sole Agent.  in thiel The bear recognized the  decisive British lion ol old wns  aroused, and cowered. The sinking  of the Biitish steamer Knight Cum-  niander by the Vladivostok squadron was ai.other gross violation of  the rules ol war, for which the Russian* pay a dear price. It happened so soon after the Malacca incident that it is evident ihe squadron  was still acting unr'.er original instructions. The British Admiralty  backed by the_s_entiment of the nation had decided that the captured  vessels would never be navigated  by a prize crew to any Russian  port, and, the Meddilerranean squad  ron was given orders,  Mr Borden's Annoaaceiiieiit  The most important announcement that lias been  forthcoming  during the present'��������� election campaign, and, so far as the interests  of the Province of B. C. are concerned, the most important for years,  has* hi en made hy Mr Borden, the  leader .nt" the Liberal-Conservative  party in Canada. It is in the na������  tureof a despatch received from'the  leader to Colonel Prior, through  Sir Charles Hibburt 'Tapper. In  view of the statements assiduously  circulated locally among the electors, Col. Prior tclcguiphed to S-Mr  Charles to obtain au explicit aia.timed in regard to two matler*��������� tho  construction of a transcontinental  railway nnd Bottor' Terms for P, C,  ���������and upon both pointH tho reply  is definite and satisfactory. . Tho  despatch is a������ follows:  Toronto, Oot., Oot, 10th, 1004,  Hon, Sn* Oharloi Hilibarfc Ttippur, K U.,  Vi Militant 0. A, Vnnoouver, IJ, (1.  In loply to your enquiry, permit me to  outline me nulinut fomuruH o( our truiiH-  portatinu policy, Wo will iiumnUntnly  uuilurtukit ih'i oonttruotiun of a traimoontl*  nuntiil railway to the Paoitio an u govern*  meat work, To thin end wo Khali vitalize  all tim p'uvoi'H of government aud the tluuu*  olal vtrougth <>{ Uiu Dominion. Fur obviom  reuuoos il.o inmost expedition will be employed | In thu llmt pl.ioe, |,o Hathfy without  dehy thu need of our Groat Wo������rt, ia tlio  second pUoe u ouruiil oont iu the import*  .of, iimtier nf Infirm mion outlay during  eenitmotion, To unniirii oarly aomplotiou  oviiry soul ion ot iho pulwuy will be under*  tahtfii ah riipiil'y uh, with all the roaourcfla  ol government, Hiirviiyti uu i be made und  oo.iti'uctn inttjrt'il in mi, ��������� Wliiviiv.ir it may  be t*> too pUMiiu ii.u , t..> v>,. ni,..,'. >,u, ],,.,,  talc to exwiixu (or the lu'imihition <������' ex.  Utlng rmiwii/" tho Mote p'nvor* o< oo������i pul-  sory purulirmn wliiuh aru |i<iNiic'iMt>rl nml < x<  eraieed by riilwity oorporitiomi (or nccjuir*  in(.������ the prnpurty of individunU. Wo tlmll  xiipiili'irifiit our Mihiay uoWey by ������u<ilt un-  |Ov*>.������.u.v.it ui MU*   .*'o.l'   ���������-1*. 1   ^'itiTwiys,  and of our harbomaH will liing till up lo  th������ bi|t^<ut *t\od������rrt of the d������y and to the  full hoed������ of the country.  We fully realize that tho people, confident of the future of this .Doiniuiou, do not  fear imy reasooablo exprurtiture of niuuoy,  wisely inaile, which may Und to tho de:  yolopemun.i of our couuiry and to tho great '  er prof-'ppriiy of its inhabitaota. We also  propoao to put an end to the scandalous  waste and extrav vgaiico which are inoideuc  to tho present adminiatratiou of Government Railways, believini������ as we do that  thmr honest' management under a Commission would make these railways at least  s'ilf-mstabing, aud would afford better accomodation to commerce, aud more ������.quit>  able condiuon* in every respect than now  ^x.ih_t Let, me also say that I  have given  much thought to the- conditions in Briti.h  Galuiubiu, which iu your opinion, o^ll for  jieciul attvutiou in considering the financial rnlatioDK between lhe Dominion aud that  Province. You claim uot onl.v that these  eoiiflnio.usi ���������are exceptional nnd peculiar to  the situation and physical chaiaoter of your  Province, but also that they a**? pfirmanent  in their nature. In my opinion thoy are  nucha* to demand immediate enquiry and  investigation, to ihe end that auy injuslico  clearly established may be immediately le-  lieved. \  It. L BORDEN.  eisirobe9  M. WEINROBE, Manajer,  Whitney Block, Dunsmuir Avenue,  CUMBERLAND, B.O.  Royal Baqk of Canada  Capital (paid up), $3,000,000  Reserve Fund ' 3,000,000  Undivided ProfFta,     192,505  T. E. KENNY, President.      . E. L, PE.SSE, Genekal Manager.  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department:���������Deposits of ������1 and upwards received;   Interest el-  lowed at current rates, compounded twioo each year ou 30ih June aud 31at December.  Drafts on all points bought aud Bold.  R. E. WALKER, Manager.  OFFICE HOURS 10 to 3j     Saturday, 10 to 12;    open Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  At a'regulnr meiitins; oi Benovo-  lence Lcnlgn, No. 14, K. of P., held  in Cmtlo Hull on Tuesday, 11th,  it wflP movoil, seconded, oiid utt-  miituoufly carried, that the lollow-  ing letter of condolence be lenderod  to Bro. J, P. Struthers, P.O.O., and  family:���������"We, the ofiicers and  mem hern of Benevolence Lod^e, No  14, K.of P., desire to ex press our  sympathy with you and your family  in your sorrow, caused by the d"nth  of your beloved wife mid mother,  und we earnestly pray that tho  Divine lluler of all things will give  you strength to bear the great sorrow which wo kuow is now resting  upon you.���������H; Walker, C.0��������� Geo,  li. Robertson, K ot It. & S,  losses were enormous.  St Petersburg 17th���������Sakharoff  telegraphs that the Russians captured Lonely Tree Hill yesterday  and captured 11 Japanese guns.  TO  CT0RE A COLD IN ONE DAY  T.ik LAXATIVE irtUMO QUININE Tab-  lets,    All riruggi'tft rctimd the monoy if it,  fails to enre        E. W, Grove'a signature iu  on eaoh box,    25o.  Washington, 17th���������The war in  tho e.utt hns oulistod the clomHt at-  tontion ol tlie United States ad-  inihiHtrii ion ,u)d it is felt that tho  lime is approaching whon it will  ho in ordor for the groat neutral  powers to move toward the restoration of peace, Iiis believed that  tho sign-of au early settlement of  tho war have appeared.  Tokio, 17m���������Reports icceived  that Major Takntiouia'B battalions  havo captured 14 guns at Slmnohi*  aiaii ou Sunday. This ractki-e a total of 84 guuoHpturod by Gen. Nod-  zu's army aii.oe October  14th,  Mdkdon, 17th���������Yesterday tho  Rnwoifiiii were not only huoce^sfttl  nn Hn- r\ hi but ourrieil out 1*01110  j brillrnt tnovemnnts on tne hn  xvhmt u������ey aAsumod an offensive  jiosition HthJoutlii.tttung. TheCos-  Hatks 8'ormcd the Ji'p trunohoBand  cairiml them tut������n uvr^������i������U, i\������i t-  once capturing 1.0 guns.    Tho Jap  Tenders for the Sale  of  Lands.  LOT 133, COMOX DISTRICT.  '"PENDEllS will bo received by tlio under  ���������ignwl up t<> noon of Wednesday, 2nd  November. 190-1, for the purchase of the  pre.emotors riy,.u of Lot 133, Inland Railway I ukIk. nuHurveyed, oontainiug 16S  acres inoiv or )o*n, Said rights oomprine  tho imereHt ncquirad undi-r oeroficato of  purohime, by William Vroor, d.itod Novem*  ber 24'h, 1800, in which tlio sum ot $80 has  beeu paid on aocomt of puruhat>������>, nud a  borfcilinnte ot improvement granted, dated  Ootober lOcli, 1892,  The improvement)) consist of about flvo  lions o'oaved aud a small"burn,' Tenders to  state oiah prion for whatever rights havo  boen acquired under the pre-emption record,  tngothur with tho'Improvement 8, aubjeot to  a iilaiiii by *;lio Iulasid It'UP'ay Company of  the balanco of purohtuo duo on said lot,  muouuliug to $l04,oo bearing intor<*afc ati  0 per cont. per annum from Maroh, 1892,  Thn right of aoooptanoo of any tender  reserved,  JOHN-BAIRD,  Giiviinimunt Atjcnt, Cumberland,  Cumberland, 17ihO������t, VM  HfflRT A, BILLON, J.P.  NOTARY PUBLIC. CONVEYANCER,  REAL ESTATE INSURANCE AGENT,  COMMISSIONER SUPREME COURT BC  Rents received," debts collected,  Farms valued,    . l>eeds registered,  De du, WilU, Mining.Papers, &o., drawn.  ^FFI^sr^U^ETtoNrvBTC'  "lei on Parle Franoais."  NOTICE.  I hep; to inform the public that  on and after January 1st, 1904, my  business will be strict!y cush, bv so  doiiifi I can jiivo tny Patrons better  satisfaction:  T. Ii. CAREY, Tailor.  MA-KIt!   %W  jJPtf%  ON YOUR MONEY,  ���������AND���������,"  A Competent Man  OP  YOURSELF  by taking a'coursein the  CORHE&PONDENOE SCHOOL  'klRANTON, PA.  warns.  A   PUBLIC  MEETING  WILL UK HKLD IN THK  Cumberland Hall,  CUMBKHLAND, AK 8 p.m.  TO-NIGHT   (TUESDAY,  18th),  ��������� AND ���������  Agricultural Hall,  CQUUTKNaY, at 8 i-.m.  TO -MORliO W  (W HS IjN EBJ)AY),  ��������� Will IN ���������  Dr.  K.  U'HKIaIn  WIWi DKMVKtt AN AUUItlWU  ON POLITICAL TOPICS  LADIES CORDIALLY INVITRO.  Fair  Trial  i  IS  JLUlmt  WB  -ft-SIC  T UBT n,. chance to show you that  J wo a1 wny* pW������e our oustomeri  by Bunulying them with the BBST  MEATS at the lnwewt market  prices, A tiiul onUr nill convince  you.  <e\ fa s*,,,-*, 4*  Jl  V 1CC44  VH\Z  CITY  Market,  VT, W. McKAY, Proprloto*.  .������,IWU������������)'MU  Ut'x HitrriBiOc per lb. at Napier,  ������v nirirtu|itii>���������  Cure a CoM  Take  Laxative Bromo  months.  am  Seven MDDon boxes sold fat part  TMs  Tablets-  $*\%dh  Cores Crip  bTwoDnyt.  on every  box. 25c

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