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Array '7  ,������^v**������������*v'������-*-������v.  lufWy  'Hv.  **te  \  TWELFTH   YEAH'.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C,   WEDNESDAY,  FEBY  i   1905  PeB=t3-1905  ^  NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESS.  THB  Q-REAT  Bankrupt  STOCK...  OF IDE/IT O-OOIDS  AT THE  BIG STORE  IS A HUGE SUCCESS.  The large quantities of thee goods already Bold will dp the        rest of the advertising   AH requiring Dry Goods for LESS THAN WHOLESALE  COST, will do well to visit this sale. Sale will be continued until all is sold...  COUNCIL  MEETING.  .������      *, i.  Present���������Mayor ^WillanL. AUU. Bate, Mc  Donald, Tarbell, McLeod and Rolwrtsou.  Minutes read and adopted an au&nduient  to which was aside so as to md "every  other Mouday," for nights of injecting,  Coramunioatiobfru-Frum Ambulance Clasa  thanking Council for use STTropm, ' Received and filed, ~* / J. ������������������.".'       '..-. \  Fioin Provincial Secretary^;w Licence  Oouimissionerar, Filed.     "���������'.'������������������'"���������  From FernieV Town Counoli; enclosing'a  resolution; adopted at their -JBoaid-; petitioning an amehdinebt to Mumoij^jpjjiusei Aot  giviug oitWijipwer to construct 4ttd maintain tolephi^fe services, and tui|kiicij| co-operation.   LliS On table.   . ������Jfl--;^  From ttlrelstuke Towniv&onncii who also  . . ���������     i-/-     - ���������    ������������������  ���������-.-*���������<��������� -St*:,-  petition tor an amendment to-Lind Registry  iu oities, nid asking eo-operau6tt4   Lttidon  table,     'ytfj _,.''-'   .-- ���������,. "f-y.'-"^  AcoouoW--Eleotric Llg6t-;;'|d"^  $41.45;  B.O. Ga2*t|e, advertiibg, $2,|0.    Election  Account, ;������72:~Newfl,   pximfiig. !$26j 0.  m$H-  SIMON LEISER Sf CO.. LTD.  DUNSMUIR AVE, CUMBERLAND.  MILITARY APPOINTMENT.  Mr Ross Napier has jun received  the appointment, from Ottawa, f  Chief Guide, for the Military Dis  tricl taking in C-.nriox, Nanaimo  and part of Cowichan. This service  means the enlistment and training  of a corps of guides under military  regulation?, the members of which  in addition to the regular military  training, must be-ome thoroughly  familiar with all parts of the district for which they are enlisted.  Know all roads, passes, navigable  waterways, etc, and in fact be train  ed in every way to enable them to  be quite competent to guide an army through any part of their country if required in time of war.  How far this sysiem will he carried  out in the District, is not known at  present, but Mr Napier will no  dnuht be very shortly instructed in  his detail work. It has already  been suggested that a Rifle Corps  bn organised in connection with the  above.  ^P*o  ������ia, &-y  J  CASH STORE.  will sell for the next 30 days  100 Curtain Po'e9 with Brass  or Wood Fittings, complete,   40cte.each  60 Window Blinds at.. .40cts each  150 Window Blinds... .50c. to 25c.  3 only   Re-acting Washing  Machines,   17 25  1 dozen Dinner and Soup Plates $1  tn*  XSS^m  KenouL;  61 YAT������|S STREET,   VICTORIA, B.'O.  jtigt receive^ Jirge^ipment of  CULTIVATORS,  SEED DRILLS,   WHEEL HQES, Eto.  '   VKRY t.ktvfo' MPROVBMENTS.  '   Call and see them or write for catalogues and prices.  Telephone 82.  Bole Agents for B,0.  I.-  P.O. Drawer 663,  ...DECIDE   NOW...  /"TO TR&DB WITH,'US if yon are not already a ousto-ner.  , guarantee you Perfect Satisfaction.      Here's a line from  Orookery Depigment tWT  We will  !our  Referred; to Finance Com) t      ..., ,  RcpdrU���������Ppou report ol Board pf Works  ���������   r-t.-L-. '������������������>���������--'.*r^.tn-Mft-f^-.tl,. "rt,  it wa������ resolved that they should proceed  with the Maryport Avenue sidewalk and  Jerusalem sewer as soon aa weather would  perriit.  Hit Hornal asked for a raise of salary aud  reported that something, should be done in  the inatter of prvy buckets, many people  not keeping these in good repair.  He was instructed to report these oases  to Board ot Health who would,take action.  Deferred business. ���������      ','������������������'���������  Fernie'and Kevelstoke resolutions were  endorsed.  New business.  Aid Tarbell gave notice  that  at  next  meeting he would introduceJj_ bj-law tax  , ing Fire In>uranCd Oompauies,.  Aid Bate gave notice that he would introduce an amendment to Section 10. Trade  -Licence- Bylaw^increasing-Ptiddlers^licen-  .ces, and. to Seotion 21, -exempting Loau  Companies from taxation.)  ' Re Hornal't salary,     J  Moved Aid McDonald, 2nd Aid Tarbell,  that he.receive $S, making monthly salary  WJ������������J     ' ���������~,fi'^-:.-^': '  Aid RobertooM yXratm'.-m Board that  they would'not tier* nmflh money ftor publio  works, advising caution.  Motion carried, Aid RobefWoh dissenting  Re Sohool Soavengeriqg. ���������Mot on carried  that item remain as it is.  ; Motion carried that a strong memorial be  presented Mr Sloan, M-P,, asking that the  Dominion Goveromeot ereot a Poet-office  and*CustOm������ House in tbe oity.  Aids Bate and Tai bell were appointed a  committee to undertake the matter of oity  extensiou,  It oeing. reported that Judge Abrams'  office should bu railed off for a Courtroom,  the niaitfor was left ia the hands of- the  Mayor,  .Aids Bate and McLeod were appointed to  interview Light Coy. with regard to amend*  iug the uoalo of fees to the oity,  A motion oarried to have 100 copies of  the By'laws printed in pamphlet form.  Oounoil adjourned,  Miss Agnes Gleaaon ie visiting  Mends in Cumberland.  Free sample* of the finest teas  may be had on application at Napier & Partridge*.  The Trinity Church yard is being improv  ed with neat cinder paths by Mr F. Nunns.  Marmalade. 7tf tine, 85ots ai Napier ft  Partridge. "x  Mrs Donald McKay and infant will leave  for Bank Hd. Alberta, on Friday morning  aooouipanied by her sister Miss L. Bennie.  Mrs McKay spent the winter witb her par*  ents in Cumberland.  t  For Sale, at A sacrifice, large well,  built house, Bultable for boarding  or double house.    A great bargain  Get particulars from W.Willard.  ���������MrBjaitohie=oLNanf^mQ,=arrived.  here on Thursday to attend her  daughter, Mrs Home, who is again  confined to her bed.  For next two weeks my whole  Btock of Millinery wijl be sold re*  A large quantity of Glaebware,  Crockeryware, Tinware, Stoves,  Paints, Cutlery, etc., etc., will, be  poW cheap to make room fur my  Spring pupply.  T. E. BATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE,  Oumbeifaad  gardless of rest.     Hats from 26ctp.  up ���������Miss Nash, Dunsmuir Aye.  Mr and Mrs F. Partr.dge are  mourning the death of their infant  son who died on Wednesday last.  Mr John Dougherty was taken to  the hospital on Sunday afternoon  suffering from appendicitis. An  operation was performed by Drs.  Staples, Gillespie and Millard.  __^_XKNfiBS8:  - TENDERS are requested by the Cum*  berland School Board fpr oaietaklng of tbe  Cumber laud School building.   For parthra*  i lars apply so  T- H. CAREY, SeereUff. ,  ,_  'ijJV'-l'C ��������� , 4..:- .:'   . **''*   'V'    ������������������;-i'K>:._J22_jfitfjjjffii?**C"  \  78 PIECE DINNER SETS  In the tueful Orlando shape-Pattern in Pink,  Red Brown or IndWn Bine,...,,.,,.,....,,..  PRICE COMPLETE,   $9.00  We carry ������evora! open stock Patterns wbich oan always be matched and  any quantity purchased. Oue ie a pretty Blue and white Deeigu wbioh  Agere* out et flOforoompleteeet, Another Derby Pattern in Colore  ft $18 the full set,      8amplea of SeU ou application.  WEILER BROS-,  Victoria, B.C.  Don't fail to viftt (he .Great  Bankrupt Sale of Dry Goods at the  Big Store.  The MoMillM Itr* Wool Oo. have  placed their elreelar of ^ajytary 5tb, 1006,  ou file st onr efllee fo* fahren**. Thit  hnata naieeteWlahtd a foftM ef a oentury  ago, aod on eoe������uuto( tbeir eateueive buai-  nm they are in a fWHtien to pay high  yrieee. 8Mppere Bad tbeir deellnge wltb  then vary eatiefaetwy.  The Big Store for reliable nhoee  by best maker* only, at popular  prioei. Evety pair guariinned to  give eailifaction or money refunded.��������� S. Lelier <k Co., Ltd.  Mrs Beveridge and dtughter from  Union Wharf were vUitiug frlendi  In lowoleet wevk.  PoUtoee, flrst quality. $1.25 per 100 Ibe.  Naptec * ParUldge.  ANOTHER  EXPL08ION.  A mysterious explosion took plaoe at noon  on Monday, the town being startled by tbe  report,    Upon investigation it was learned  that oue of the LslserOo'e bigeoetylone  machines had beon removed to the bauk  shed, for the purpose of being taken to the  ehop for repairs,   Mr Bmde bad personally  moved the   msohlne,   and bad partially  oleanscd it, leaving the large oap off, io tbat  any gae aooumulatlng might eeospe, While  waitiug (or Ut removal to his ehop, he went  to that plaoe to prepare for it, aud shortly  after the explosion occurred and the ma*  chine was found completely wreoked, wlh  the back shed spattered all over with ga*  li me.    The theory of bursting by gas pressure wae immediately advanced but tbe fact  nl U-e oap being off, and that the whole ma*  chine showed traces ol burning, disproves  that, so that it any ol oar Qualietvm or Na*  ! calm* Mnnfts tens a Irld sprlntfn(r In that  direction, with nyehrowe singed off,  and  hands scalded, please kindly arrest him,  He le probably going yet.  ammamimmaammmmsi.  A Qiwrnnteed Cur������ for Piles.  Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protrudleg  Pies. Druggists refund money if PAZO  OINTMEHT fells to onre any oase, oo mat  ter of hew loug standing, in 6 to 14 days.  First application givee eeee and reet. Wo.  It yoar druggist hasn't It eend Wo ie stamps  aad it w������ll be forwarded poet*paid by Paris  Medicine Co., Bt. Lome, Mo.  Batter for cooking 20o per lb. at  Napier A Partridges.  15 Chests-1250 lbs.  of the Ohoioest Blende in  IN DO-CEYLON TEAS  BUYING DIRECT we are enabled to give our  Customers excellent Values.      We guarantee (  our 85 cent, Tea equal to tea usually sold at  50 cents per lb.  Our so cent. Tea cannot be  equalled elsewhere at from 66  to 7sets, per lb. fhkb samples.  ;  I  House,  The/Great Tea  NAPIER & PARTRIDGE,  DEPARTMENTAL STORE, DUNSMUIR AVE. V;  V  *\,  ���������t\  V.  ������������������*. V  KEEP THE BLOOD PU.RF. CANAUIAXMlRAIX RATES.  Jiearly All the Cuaimon Ills of Life  are Caused by >Y eak, Watery  and'Iiatmve  I l^������otl.  Bad-' blood  is why Ur  nlean good  make now,  moans bad health. That  Williams'   Pink   Tills  health ��������� they    actually  rich   blood.    Bad   bloo������.  Favorable Comparison With Tlose oi  I". S. Roads.by an American  Paper.  Agricultural  poisons thu wholo system. The nerves  breakdown,    the liver goes   wrong,  the    kidneys   get.   clogged   and     inflamed,  the heurt  flutters and jumps  the least excitement,  the stomach  its  power to  digest l'ood.    the  unable   to   throw   oil"   tho  fact    the   .whoiu  in  at  loses  lungs are  lingering colds  body gets out of order. Tben you  have headaches and backaches, can't  sleep and can't eat and feel utterly  miserable. And it all comes from  bud 'blood, und can be cured by tho  rich, red blood Dr. Williams' Pink  Tills sends coursing to every part of  the bodv. Mr. Daniel McKinnon, of  JCorth l'elham, Ont., sulTered ..from  Dad blood, but has been made well  an.l strong by lh". Williams' . Pink  Pills after all other treatment had  failed. Mr. McKinnon says: "Until  last spring 1 had been alllicted with  a weak stomach, headaches and kidney troubles. At times 1 was completely prostrated and my sufferings  were of a most severe nature. At  'different times 1 was treated by no  less than seven doctors,, but from  iione of them did 1 gist more thAn  '���������temporary relief.. As time went .on  I .became hopeless of ever being well  again. Last spring a friend drew, my,  attention to Div Williams' Pink  Pills, and I decided to try this medicine. I had only taken four boxes  when I found a decided improvement  in my condition, and I continued using the pills until I had taken a  dozen boxes, when I was a cured  man. and the sufferings I had formerly endured were but a disagreeable memory. I admit being an enthusiastic admirer, of Br, Williams'  Pink Pills, but I think-I have just  cause for niy enthusiasm, and will  always -recommend them to ailing'  iriends."  dust as surely as ;'Dr. Williams  Pink Pills oured- Mr. Mclvhmon they  can cure anaemia, indigestion, headaches, backaches, kidney trouble,  rheumatism,: Uimbago, sQiatlca, neuralgia, nervousness, .'pjeneral weakness  nnd the sppcial ailments of growing  _jrirls and -���������' .women; ��������� All, . these ailr  meats come l'rbin���������T3aoH5lTJotl~n"hd-.  Williams' Pink Pills can cure them  by filling the veins with'new, rich,  red blood. But you must be sure to,  have the genuine pills with tho full  name, ��������� Dr. Williams' Pink ' Pills for  Pale People, on the wrapper .around  evory box. Sold by, -medicine dealers  everywhere!, or by- mail at-50c. a  box, "or"������ix boxes' for;'$2.50- tiy,w.rlt-.  the Br.   Williams'  Medicine  Co.,  . .The following article is reproduced  from Farm, Stock &, Home, one of  the ablest and most careful of the  agricultural papers of the United  States,  published atoMinneapolis:���������  "A few o'" us farmers are thinking  of going to the Canadian Northwest  to settle, but we are told that if we  get very far from water transportation that .rail rates will eat up the  profits on*wheat and other grains,  since the rates are so much higher  there than* on our roads in the  States. They say the Canadian Pacific having no competition can do as  it pleases in charging, and it pleases  to get very high rates, as compared  with ours, ami tliey are high enough,  the Lord koow's."���������-Some Noi-th Dakota Farmers.,  Answer���������The1 Canadian Pacific is no  more monopolistic than our roads.  'Half a dozen roads may constitute.a  monopoly as Well as one, and a monopoly is what the various lines  penetrating our Northwest havc.ever  maintained, especially as to local  rates. But- a few figures .will answer  your que.'jt.ion.  The grafn rate, per 100 pounds,  from Port Arthur, the nearest lake  port,,���������including steerage charges aivd  .insurance, to Winnipeg, 481 miles,is  ,10 cents. A rate sheet of the Great*  Northern road,.lying! before us shows  that it charges that much for around  a 140-mile haul. From Port Arthur  to Brandon, 564; miles,, the*,rate is,  13. cents. Thc Great Northern  charges the same trims B&rnesvilie to  Minneapolis, 218 miles; and. for "a  523-mile haul it charges ,18 cents,  from Minot, your state, to Minneapolis. * The Canadian Pacific from  Moose ; Jaw, 824 miles,., is 18 cents,  while the Great Northern   charge   is  ���������  t  t  ���������  ���������  ���������  WESTERN CANADIAN EDITORS.  A series of articles describing  their lives, their aims and  their influence.  No. II.  Victor C. French.  ���������  w  i  ���������  ���������  ���������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*+������  25 cents' from' Williston, 644 miles.  The- Canadian Pacific rate from Edmonton, the centre, of the great  wheatrgrowing district, is 28 cents,  and "the 'distance is 1,463 miles.  Many more comparisons could be  given but these are typical of all,  and they apply to all our northwestern roads as-well as to the Great,  Northern;-,,;' .". ��������� .-���������;'-   ''���������:..  Tt requires ho- argument-; to'������������������' convince onC/that .our. roads can afford  to transport grain.cheaper" than tho  TiP^^tonadJn,ii_EtLcificJjRaJiiya.v can, because-they run' througn: more thickly  settled l-ftgians,} crpating; immensely  more tra'mc each >yay  1 TEA POT DRAW  Looms up Conspicuously  above a Hundred Rivals.  CEYLON TEA in Sealed Lead Packets Only.  Black,  Mixed or NATURAL GREEN.   By all Grocers.   Beware of Substitutes.  victor c. frMch.'���������  Editor and Proprietor of the Wetas-  kiwiri Times.  ���������  The Canadian West, it , has often  been said, is the Iind of opportunity.  This is true, not only of those portions of its vast area that have,' been  developed to a- comparative e'xtent,  and where the possession.of.a moderate amount of capital ensures returns much greater than is possible  in the older communities in the East,  but also, and to an even greater extent, in the large and naturally  wealthy districts being continually  opened up as the march of progress  and development, due to the'steady  inflow of population, goes 'on. These  developments are as remarkable for  their pornnniciK>e~"a������Tor~tlv",ivrrtvi>i"di-  ,ty, One season sees the prairie  grasses waving in the wind, and-far  On the mechanical side of his training,  few    men    are    better equipped  than Mr. Victor C. French, the editor ana proprietor of the Wetaskiwin  Tires.   Hois not yet thirty years of  age, having been born near Oshawa,  Qnt.,! in 1875.   He was educated   at  the Exeter schools,    completing   his  I'liucation   with   a   term   at    Toronto  ���������College..   Deciding to learn the printing  business,   he  was  apprenticed  to  John White & Son,    of    Che   Exeter  Times.     After   completing   his   term  ho accepted thc foremanship of    the  Mitchell  Recorder,   holding  the  position  I'oifc nearly three years,  when he  went   to   Toronto and obtained   employment  in  the  well-known  job  office oi the Monetary Times.   Later he  accepted  a  position  in   thc  office  of  McLean, Bros.,  the well-known  trade  journalists.     In 1898 he was offered  tho foremaniship of the  Clinton New  Era, one of- the best papers in western Ontario^   and   held    the position  till the, falT of 1901,  whon he came  west tof Alberta, , and    after   a   few  months of prospecting, decided to locate  at Wetaskiwin,  and  established  the Times.   As may be imagined from  the. success of his ventui-c, Mr. French  has never had occasion to regret the  call that bad������ him come west.  To any one who realizes and appreciates the rapid strides that all  parts of the 'West has made within  thc'past few years, it seems certain  that tho measure of success that has  attended Mr. French in his newspa-  ! per venture in the past will be surpassed by its future growth. The  district served- by the Calgary &  Edmonton line is one of the best in  the West, a!Wl Wetaskiwin is evidently destined to be one of the most  _imp_o_r_tant centres along thc line. The  Carries a Moral.���������"They say he  gets a fabulous salary," murmured  the first auditor while the celebrated  tenor was singir���������. "Well, you know  what a fable is," replied the second  auditor, who was beginning iu feel  that his So had been wasted.  \  ;   H8art-Slck P������Opl������-T)r. Agnew's  Cure for the Hcnrt is a henrt tonic that  never fails to i:ut-p���������is swift in its effects  ���������goes closer to the "bonier hind" and  smutches from (tenth's tr������;ii> more sufTerers  thnn any other remedy for any family of  riiseiises nnd ailments in the i-<ito.rory of  hnmnn sufiM-injjs. Cives relief in 30  minutes,��������� 75  Horse sense teaches  right and mule sense  kick when you do not  you   what,  helps you  get it.  is  to  Dr. J. IS, Kellog.tr's Dysentery Cordinl  is prepared from drugs known to the  profession as thoroughly reliable'~for the  cure of (.-holers, dysentery, diarrhoea, crip-  griping pains and summer -complaints,  inn pains and summer comnlnints. It he^  been used successfully by medical practitioners for a number, of years With Gratifying results. If suffering from any summer complaint it is hist tho medicine  thitt wi". cure you. Try a bottle. It  sells foi   '2?i cents.  Po you know the man who alwavs  finds an 'excuse to tell you about the  time he missed tho train and had to  walk twenty miles?  ITIg  Brobkville,  Out,  i'_  ��������� ANOTHER WORLD'S FAIR  SCHEDULED.  Tho first announcement has been  made of a formal movement to hold  in the city of Chut Uuiooga, ' Tenn.-, a  world's fair in :L91..r). to be known as  tho Semi-Centennkil Peace Jubilee  Exposition, commemorating jthe eml  of the war between the states. It is  learned that assurances of aid. Ji'om,  the goverrfmeitt and, various qrgnni-  yMioiis have been  so'cii't'Od'.':' The ,:fol  lowing ^uldress explaining tjio .nature  of.,the expositioi^jJias bee*.!' issued:  '.'Fmm IHtil to'18(5") there was in  these United Stales tim greatest civil  war the world-bus .fver soon. Peace  between theiVi stntes wns established  on April O.-'iRdri. 'Hie year 191".  will  be the    seini-oeiitoiuiinl nnniver-  SiU'V 0'' the event,."      . !*,  ,"    v -"'���������'��������������� Z'S&^t.-���������- ���������  '     ''  THE  (iOimi.EirS   NKIHTMAUE.  AV midnight  When  In  in bifl guarded cuop,  sje.pt,   dreuminji.o^ the  Tbe   tnr!  dny  he nt   Inst  should fade In  boarding houses'  good old  AH.iuillv.   "p)6ash"  will  buy  than a dollar half the time.  *     i   soup  wity,  more  SHE WAS IN BED  , FOR THREE YEARS  Pain RnckiMl Woinini CuimmI  hy DmUVh Kidnoy IMUn.  Htrong HUto:nent hy Mrs. Jim. Hn;lieR  of Morloy, OnU-Mhe'N Strong nnd  Healthy Onco Moro.  Morloy. Onl,, Nov, 28.-(Special),  ���������What Dodd's Kidney IMIIh aro ������!**-  ,i.K im Wi, ��������� '..irf'ng ivonteo ot Pen.  ,id:\ \*;\\\ \\ovoy \\o fullv known. It l������  only when some courageous woiiinn  breaks the seerery thut covers woman ami her I roubles that a |)HH,sing  Kliinpsi' of lh������'lr great work Is given.  For thi-i reason n statement made by  Mrs. daa. Htiglnw, of thiH |iia������'e, i>������ oi  in nro than pausing' interest.  "I wns ii grenl sufferer for four  years," snys Mrs, Hughes, "l wn*  tmilcd hy five doctors nnd n ������p(������*  rlnlist from 1 he H. R. T tried nourly  ovory nierfirlne 1 rnuld hear of but  none Neemed tn do ine any good.  '���������1 u-.-is in b"d for nearly xhrott  years I had pains up my spinal column, in my head, over iny <������yen,  Heron* niy tinck nnrt thrmtfth my left  Hide. I took fourteen boxen nf Dodd's  Kidney l'ills, mid now I nm ntrung  end utile to do a good <lu.v'n work,  ihitiik* to lK>ild'������ Kidac;.   Fills,"  It is'*n'o't pleiisaiit "to give ihforma- as; tho eye can see there is no sign or.j^  tion of this kind, ..iiecaiiso it makes vestige of human habitation. Ere a  one foel-it is, eneourngirig, the migra- year has passed, tho railway has  tiort"���������'of opr p6op,]Q,to alicji la:.nds,/M\it penetrated the prairies, and tho he-  "the Lord knows" that this journal is ginnings of ��������� a busy town appear,  not.,responsible for the. situation/and And, almost with thc pioneer store-  may bo it will.���������''be'woHtn' the lohg run  kcetier comes  the country publisher,  sets ti|) his Washington���������or, if his  capital approximates his ambition,  his cylinder press���������issues his first  copy of a six-column folio, and starts',  out oh that career of public-spirited  publicity thnt ---makes the paper, a  weekly,...blessing to the 'merchants,  the farmers, and ' gve'ry other class  ofthe new '.community.'''-/'' ,   " "���������  ,.Mnny' oi'��������� the best' country: weokly  and semi-weekly properties of tho Ua-  mulian, West had the ���������'. lniiublost beginnings'. ,lh)tj with the iinerring Instinct und-, the deep-seated faith of  the pioneer publisher, tho men who  risked every, .cent pf thoir, modest  capital, and incurred obligations  Unit in the), event of'; uon-pii'ceess  would permanently cripple tlieliv finances, went abend In their enterprise', confident in tbo.field thai they  Tablets are,, guaranteed to contain' had selected; and satisfied that tijiio  no opiate or harmful rlnig. Mr'H. M.J would vindicate theii; judgment. An(1.  F.. Long, Foachland, 11. C, says:-* in tho .vast inajovity. of instah'fiw,-  "T have found Daby's Own TnbletH1 th'oy havo "won out,",in many cases  unsurpassed for teething troubles, two or three years has neeii such  brenkliur up colds nnd reducing rover,, chnngcn and   growths 'Mn- iv  woHtom  Cnnndlah weekly that would surprise  ono not familiar tyith'tho. stpe'ed at  which things"n'i()\r6;In tliti- Wai������t'.;/ It  shoulcl not, however,'1 surpt'ise anybody who Knows that the country  which can raise lulllkulged towns in  a* yoar ,unn ,,nlso produce full-groWn  and .ably conduct ed 'newspapers in  tho fjiuno space of tlmo.  A flno IlltiHtratlon of this rnpUllty  of flovolopmont Is nltordorl by the  WotnKklwtn Times, Jt Is somo throo  and n halt, yonrs old, It having boon  established mid first Issued on March  22nd., 1001.'. Uh boglnniugH wero  most niiulosl. It nppenrod ns a slx-  coltmm folio. Hut. within tho UmitH  of ItH space, the Times even at thnt  oarly (Iuto, wns a newspaper, It gave  tlio news. It was public-spirited", believed In Its own town. It hrtd its  opinions,   nnd   oxprtmsod ��������� thom.    Tn  for the people to see who are or what  is responsible for at least one inducement to lflanytof ih^m* to; lehvo  a country tbat. thoy are supposed to  rule,  nnd beconic tho, citizens   oif    a,.  kingdom. ' \       -'���������       ���������'  / -   ,  i'H"        . .--t-1     ���������'.'���������*       v.  , T.vory raothcr is naturally anxious  fhatlier littlo ones shall lie bright,  good'.'rintijlivtl, and henlthy. Every,  mother enn keep ber children,in this',  condition if sho will give them an;  occasional dose of Dnby's Own TnlW-  lots. These Tablets euro indigestion^  nnd stomach troubles, prevent dinrrjt  lioea, cure constipation, allay simplii  fevers, break up colds, destroy worms;  and iiinko teething . easy,     And   the'  Times, under its present~managenvcht7  is amply ablo to keep pace   with, its  futurp growth:   Already it is regard-  1 as among thc most influential pampers  of  the Territories.    It  is   ably  J edited and carefully printed.  Its advertising patronage  is large,  and as  ia news medium it is one of the very  I best in, Western Canada. Tho present  {position of the Times is the best posr  si'ble proof of tho progressiveness and  ability or itf? proprietor, who is generally recognized as aniong tho most  efficient of the newspaper men of the  West.  and they maUe a child sleep nntnral  ly.. They tvnvo rlone niy .|itt|e one  so  much good 1 would not   llko   to   be  wlthttttt.thorn,."'  HruggislH pverywhorn  sell thes-ie   1 ablets, nr   yon   enn    get  them by mnl I lit :  winting Thee Dr,   Wil  Fo., DriH-kMlle. Ont.  cents n  II IIIH  box    by  Mediclno,  NO, It AIN  There Iiiih  consrviueiu'e  months, nnd  FOR TWO MONTHS.  Iieeii no rnlnfnll   of   nny  In    Kentucky    for    two  the entire state   is suf  fering, Wheat sowed we-oks ago Is lying In the dust urijjermlanted and fall  pastures long ngo shriveled Into  crisp wusti's, Springs and small  st renins dried tip weeks ago and I'nr-  iimm's living nwny from rivers hnvo  been put to sore straits to secure  water for their stock, Louisville physicians wiy' a new form of Ihront  tn'iuble, which they hnve miniwl' lyxo  dust eougli. has tleveloped Into ril-  inoHt nil epl(|i"iiile. ns a result oi the  almio.Ht Intolerable condll Ions of the  oily,    " ��������� '   ������������������ /       .:'  or  KKAIH KM������������S UArFJ.NJ;So  KKH' liOL'liS' IHHATION.  Death blotted nut the Happiness In  two henrts Saturday night, whon  Arthur Cal on, a prominent lawyer  and society i'.mui ni tiieuun, i.\puvd  alter nndHnijss (if a --tow limit's In a  local hot eli says n Now York de-  spa teh. Mr. Ciiter-viinio to thecily to  meet his wife, .wlio,,hiMl Just returned  from abroad,/and the two had spent  In happiness the few Knurs that Intervened between their meeting and  the vudilen attarU of poj'itnnltls that  beset tho uniortiuiate man. Mr. la-  tnu grew gradually worse during the  ('loan linen keep* you from telling  U.iVil luck btoi'ics.  ovory wny it idonlifltxj Itself with the  progrosH nnil prosperity of tho district In which It- was published, The  Wotnsklwln peoplo recognized thnt  they hnd n live newspaper���������one that  ennld1 bo dopendinl on to bnck up tho  offortH of its cltlzoriH to nuiko then-  town a place nl unpoi lituu-, Ao a  natural conswiuenco they wero a unit  in supporting it, Alsons n eonso-  epionco, It did not tnko long boforo  Iho two-column folio wns too small  toi'.Uiv iaviuirtw! it..|.Ni.''������iiu'' of !;"<b  tho town nnd tho paper. Soon It hnd  to ho onlnrgi'd to it sovon column,  nnd, nftor another Interval of con-  tlnuntiH growth, tvo nddltlonnl  pages hnd to be ndtlwl, From two  pages of six columns to six pnR*>������ of  seven columns, and all in the space  of threo nnd n half yours! NWd thore  be any iinlimi' lomliaiituiy than the  mom rodtnl of facts ns to whether  nr not the Cnnailinn We������t is tho land  nf opportunity for tlio property ������iVoli-  flod nowspnpor piilillshor, nn wt������ll ns  for tho farmer, tho rancher, tho mor-  rhnnt, nnd tho Invosfor*?  Suil'ering from the hallucination  thnt ho w^ns being'chased by a life-  threatening iiiob, Hoy*. T. 1.0. Thurre-  soti, ipast'or-of -Asbury, M., TO. Church,  Des Moines, la., rushed madly from  his, homo, Saturday, and locked hhi>  self within a closet. The preacher  had just; returned from St. Louis,  where'he had been attending the fair.  While'thoro it is belioved hu was poisoned in some nuxnrior. Ho was1 confined to his hotel two days and returned home sick. His body was covered with blotches and his wifo fenr-  pd, smallpox., Slio forlmdo hor children going, to school, Then tho nf-  fliction assumed the peculinr malady  which affected tho man's brain and  ho snw a 'bloodthirsty mob at his  heels. Threo physicians were called.  In twolvo hours ho .regained consciousness, but was greatly weakened, Tho'jihyslcians claim ,tlvey enn  discover symptoms of noth-ing moro  than grip,  ���������������������������������������������������������������  Wftshinrf Proves  Tlicro's only one real test of  unshritikablo underwear���������the  wash tub Two or three hard  rubbin^a will 60on shorten the  usual eo-callcd ."tmshrinkablc"  underwear. That's why the  iVircciionb for washing ore eo  elaborate���������-why there ore 80  many "ifs" nud."don,t3.M  Stanf.eld's  UnoHrinkable  Underwear  in obaolutely nn������hrinkable,'  The vrauli tub proves ,it. Your  dealer guarantei.������ this to you  ���������and wa back up that guarantee to him. Vv'o know it  won't shrink because it can't  thrink. Our special process  > takes out the shrink before the  garments nre cut, Even then,  each ont is tested by wushifag.  Your Money Back with Sunlight Soap  Sunlight Soap li guaranteed perfectly pure, genuine, std free from  adulteration���������all dealers are authorised lo return purchaie money to anyone  finding e������u������������ for complaint, ,    '  Therefore you lo������e nothing by trying ���������  '.    \      .     ���������     -���������  iSunlig'M \Soap  and you will agree with millions of other women that the Sunlight way ts the  only way to wash clothes.,.,. .<,...  $5,000,00 reward will be paid to any ponton who can prove that Sunlight  Soap contains any form of adulteration or contain* any injurious Chemlcali.  Jmt rub Sunlight Soap on your clothes and let them sn*lc in tepid water,  then rinne out in fresh water.   It li equally good In hard or soft water,  L.IVIR BROTHERS UMITID, TORONTO  iou  Tbe lunll(M MeMe 4* ** rxtb en4tott\ha\r nXeXbaa U ihreds-thrf  weah the easy tunllfht way lo  -'.a*������J  # oxy Bowser ^  And the Poor  He  Gels Very Sympathetic  For  Them AH of a Sudden When  Mrs.   B.  Mentions  x\n  Evening of Pleasure.  [Copyright, 1904. by C. B. Lewis.]  DURING the afternoon Mrs. Bow-  ser had accepted au Invitation  to drop into u neighbor's in the  eveuiug, and when Mr. Bowser  came home her,first greeting was:  "I knew you'd like to have n few  games of euchre, and when Mrs. Green  asked uspto come over this evening I  told her that we surely would."  In reply lie uttered a sort of groan���������  a sad, solemn groan.  "You'll go,-wou't you?"  Another groan, ana still more sad and  solemn.  "Mr. Bowser, are you ill?" she asked  In sudden anxiety.       -^  "Not 111, woman," he answered like  a man who had been told that he must  have six teeth pulled on the morrow,  "but-but"���������  "But what?"  "But there will he no euchre for us  tonight. I have been thinking today.  I have been thinking how carelessly  and frivolously we are living our lives  ���������bow little we care for the misfortunes of othersMiow selfishly wre He  down at night and rise up in the morning, taking no heed of the tears and  heartaches of our fellow human beings. *������������������  "Yes, Mrs. Bowser, I've been thinkings and the result is I'm ashamed-.of  myself.   If dinner is ready I will eat  HE SLIPPED ON THE BTKl'S.  a few mouthfuls, but at tho somo time  I shall feel 'conscience stricken to remember the thousands nnd thousands  who will dlno tonight upon nothing bettor than cold water and potato peol-  lngs."  "I don't see why you should got such  a flt on," remarked Mrs, Bowser ns  tliey got seated at the table.  "It Is no fit, woman," ho replied.  "It is. rather a case of conscience. We  have been too frivolous, too unsympathetic, too heedless of the sorrows of  others. Dny*by day wo huvo laughed  and rejoiced nntl made our own selfish  plans, but hnvo wo given a thought to  tho dark shadows hovering o'er tlio  hearthstones of pooplo around lis?"  Sho saw that ho had developed a now  fad, and ono Unit cotiM not bo settled  in a mlnuto, and alio -decided to!say  nothing further until dinner was over.  Mr. Bowser devoured u generous ploco  of porterhouse steak and groaned. Uo  helped himself to creamed . potatoes  unit sighed, lie salted uud chewed up  threo stalks of celery, and the tears  almost stood In his eyes. Everything  went to show that thero would bo a  bnd half hour when the silling room  Wit* reached, and tho cook caught Mrs.  HoWmI'Vh ,eyy ami gavo her to under,  ninml Unit she had her full sympathies.     . ,.,  ,  Mr. BafrM' did not Immediately  break out after the ilulsh of dinner,  but walked to and fra and shook Ills  head and drew long breaths that tapered off llko dying gusts.  "The Greens will bo vory much disappointed," Mrs, Bowser finally oh-  nerved, dreading the Inevitable, but yet  wishing to lmvo It over with ns soon  as possible.  "Woman, luivo you no heart?" de-  QinnuiU Mr. Bowser as lio mined on  lier. "Down ou tlio noxt block despair  may bo enshrouding n family, inn! .vet  you nro nil agog to spend tlio evening  as lf human tear* wero aa cheap us  water!"  "I don't know that anything In par-  tlculnr has happened down on tho next  block," slio retorted. "If mlsfortuno  has come to nny one, near or fur. I nm  sorry for It, but will It do thorn nny  H������it>d for vm to sit poked up lu tho  house? Yon don't think everybody on  this street sits down and groan* nnd  sighs nnd weeps when you lmvo on*  of your fits of Indigestion, do youV*  ���������*By John, hut how cold-how cruel���������  how heartless!" he sighed as he stepped  back to look st ber.   "Mrs. Bowser. I  flon't believe that you woura snea ������  tear If you heard that five innocent little children had been run over and  mangled beyond recognition by a street  car."  "If I shed a hundred tears would  thoir parents know it? In this world  each of us must bear his own sorrows  and .misfortunes. Wben you lay  stretched'cut.on that lounge the other  day with what you thought was a carbuncle on the carotid artery and you  thought the shadow of death was "sit-  'Ing beside .you. our grocer und butclic?  rove doing business'the .same as usual,  ...ml the streoi Fakirs came along ������������nd  yelled 'Sweet ta tors!' as. cheerfully as  If wo" were holding a birthday party.  Indeed a boy stood at the gate and  sung in a loud voice:  "Old Bowser's very bad-  He Is���������he Is;  Old Bowser's very bnd���������  He ls-he Is;  Old Bowser's going to turn his toes,  And I don't care which way he goes.  For biz���������for biz���������gee-whiz���������gee-whiz.  "That's what he roared out. Mr.  Bowser, and I was expecting to be a  widow every few-minutes, and yet you  ask''me to sit here and weep because  some one we never heard of has met  with sorrow or liilsfortune."  "Woman, I wouldn't have that heart  of yours for air the money in America," he said, ns he hesitated between  kicking nt thc cat. who was taking it  all In. or pounding on the table with  his fist. "No wonder you have made  fourteen different attempts "to- assassinate mo since oui'. marriage. No  wonder that sorrowing men. weeping  women nnd grieving children cast one  glance at this house and then shudder and hurry along, it wasn't a week  ago. as 1 got off the car. that a wild  eyed tramp, fleeing for his life, dashed  past me with terror depicted on every  line of bis-countenance. You had been  threatening his life, no doubt, instead  of giving him words of sympathy."  "Yes, 1 remember." she quietly remarked. "He called for a bite to eat.  and while the cook was getting it  ready for him he stole a bottle of  claret off the sideboard and took a  skate. He wasn't flying for his life,  but for his claret." v  "I'll never believe It���������never on this  earth. If I was in sorrow and misfortune, one look Into your cold and unfeeling face would chill 'me to the  marrow. All this long, long day I  -eould-hardlj'-keep-the-tears-from-my  eyes as I thought of the scores and  ������������������ scores'around.'us who" sit .walling and  grieving, and yet you���������you"���������  "I haven't shed any.-tears: or, seen  any call for it." Should a grieving  woman or a weeping child call here tonight, however"���������  "You'd break 'their,V necks .with a  crowbar���������you know you would.!" ho  shouted, as he stamped about and  emotion colored his nose clear down  to the tip. "You sit here and .wait  for  sorrow  to  come  to you, .while  "While you do the same thing."  "By thunder, woman, but you won't  (ling that in my face a second time.  1 wns Intending to go out anyhow, but  now nothing can stop nie. Yes',; I will  take a walk out and find and alleviate  sorrow, aud let despairing Immunity  see that lt has at least one friend In  this selfish world."  Mrs. Bowser made no objections,  although ho rather hoped she would,  and lie walked slowly down the hull  and donned his overcoat-and hat ami  paused out into (lie night.  Ills very llrst move was to slip on  the steps and roll to tho bottom, and  lovo for general humanity., wns replaced by cuss words for tlio next live  minutes, but ho lluully got tho old feeling buck nnd started dowu tlio street,  Borrow, grief and misfortune were  also looking for lilm. A Weary William bobbed up almost at once, and lu  a pathetic tune proceeded to sny that  his wife Imd consumption, hi:- children  the mumps and he himself was nf-  dieted with two dllVorcnr uml separate  cricks In the back. Thero was neither  lire nor food in tlio .house, nml the  hard hearted landlord bad just given  notice of eviction and the gits man  bad left the rooms In darkness. W.  W. wan looking for somo one to sorrow with him--some ono to weep In  clioruK���������sniiie one who would advance  halt' a dollar and wait until hu got to  that better land for his reward.  Mr. Bowser listened patiently for  ten minutes and then bucked Into Ills  own yard and said;  "Vou old rascal, but you aro lying  to me! It wasn't over three days ago  I saw you drunk!"  "Won't   you   sorrow    with    uio?"  whined the num.  ...- i  . 11...    i      ,_,. ���������������  "W'-u't you gvteveV*  "Not n bit."  "Wou't your feelln's for n feller  bein' In distress permit you to hand  over n quarter?"  Bowser.  "Never mind the police, dear. You  set out to comfort and console and let  grieving humanity know that it had one  friend left, and now you come in nnd  let ine take tbe dirt out of the back  of your neck and sing you to sleep!"  And Mr. Bowser was so dazed and  stunned that he followed her like a  trusting lamb. '      M. QUAD.  @=  3  TWO  QUEENS  By KEITH GORDON  Copyright, look, by Keith"Gordon  Tbey Quit  Even.  A redheaded man met a baldheaded  man on the street one day. The redheaded man baid to the baldheaded  man: .  "Huh! There doesn't seem to have  been much hair whe*e you came from." I  "Oh.  yes."   replied   the  baldheaded j  man. "there was plenty of hair, but it '  was all red. and I wouldn't bave it"���������  Llppincott's Magazine.  &  =������  E.-cnapcnitliiK Docility.  "He seems to be such a lamblike  man."  "Yes: I always feel sheepish after  I've'been In his presence a little while  for not knocking him down, just as a  protest against his confounded aggressive liumiiity."-��������� Chicago Record-Herald. ,  An Ea������y, Quick nnd Accurate Method  of Cutting Thein. i  How to properly cut bias bands is a  problem that has worried many a worn- j  an and still remained unsolved after re-'  peuted and vexatious trials.   Here is  an easy, quick and accurate method  ���������that will make the work a pleasure in'  the future: I  Having decided upon the width of  the bands aiid having calculated the  TO CUT BIAS BANDS.  amount of material that will be required for them, cut your material on  the bias and draw straight: lines across  it with a pencil or a piece of chalk.  When this is done join'the bias ends  of your material together so that the  ruled lines will meet, one end tf line  No. 1 joining line No. 2. one end of  line No, 2 joining line No. .3-,.,,and"'so  on, as shown in illustration. Press the  seam open and then begin to cut the  ruled lines round and round, starting  either at the top or.bottom. The result will be one long bias strip which  may bo readily utilized for bands,���������Ladles' Home Journal.  I  Pressing; tho Centerpiece,  had completed a dainty tatted cen  terpiece In the form of a live pointed  star. The linen forming the middle  portion was unavoidably rumpled,  How to make It fresh again without  wetting the tatted border or leaving  signs of Its having been dono up was  the problem. The smallest Iron in the  laundry would not work Into the slender points. Besides, the heat on the  linen before washing might yellow It.  I took the glass from a large picture  frame, laid It on the table and spread  the centerpiece upon It, then with water and a clean cloth dampened and  patted until the linen portion was wot  through and clung to the glasw an  though pasted on. Next morning when  "peeled" from It:* resllng phwo It was  ns smooth and glossy as when fresh  from the loom.- -(.loud Housekeeping,  flrilvnntvoil t^nre,  It Is not as easy to keep galvanized  palls, washbasins, etc.. clean and  bright looking as It Is other ware, because the siiiiie treatment will nut answer, To clean and brighten such articles wipe them perfectly dry, then rub  hard w- u cloth'dipped In kerosene.  After rubbing till the metal shows  bright and clean, wash In soap suds to  remove the kerosene, ami the article  will 1. ��������� ns hrlj-lit uh v t..ni new, Tho  zinc bathtub nnd the sieve zinc can  ho cleni. ��������� In the same way,  *Ui������   m   v������ v  "Then, you Infernal old hypocrite"���������  And then Mrs. Bowser nnd tho cat  heard the riot und run to tho front  dcor. Mr. Bowser, who wns hatless,  lay on the ground where ho had fullen,  ������md iho trump was making off at a  islO gait with his four dollar hat.  "Well, did yon find any one sitting  In tho shadow of black despair'/" asked Mm. Bowser, as she wont down to  lhe fallen mini, who had received a  bung on the mine.  ������������������CtnJI   Use  ptllcer   shouted   Mr.  v. ,  i.i,  IIH  iiShon vrfYhiLt ������-!:t  time begin by soak in  hours In cold wntor  .>i....������  ',;H ��������� fi r tVe flv-t  tlicm for twelve  then rinse them  in clean water. This will remove the  sulphur used |;i the blenching,    After  Ul,.>   (lii-li i-i.   iu    >-,.. n   ...im   ...   ,t    .....  warm lather mnde of boiled soap and  water. ItiiiHo thoroughly In clear water, shake well nud hung out to dry.  UnrseliNlr Chair Cnntitnim.  To c!'",m hawhulr <,-!..>.h- ce.. h! >n*  brush nnd bent them well to remove nil  dust. Take it >i ..ni to, U.-i %%,,'nv nnd  odd to it rt tnblefcpofliiful of nmumula.  Wring n cloth out it th'* rather dry  tnd with lt ru'i the cushions, rubbing  wltb. not across, tJt������ gr.tln.  It was apparent that their visit to  the art museum had nothing to do with  art. It was equally plain that their,  feeling for each other could not be described as platonlc. Bettlna, to be  sure, affected unconsciousness as she  sauntered through the lofty rooms  where the marble figures flashed coldly Into view, exciting one to a new lovo  of mere flesh and blood, but all the  time she knew that to the man at her  side she was queen of the world; also  it was evident enough from the look of  discontent on the man's face that her  loyal subject was not altogether happy.  "Your place is right here on a pedestal along with the other statues." was  what he was saying to her. "The trouble with you is. Betty, that you won't  listen to your heart. I might as well  plead with this marble figure!"  The queen, with well feigned reluctance, brought her glance back from  the headless "Victory" that seemed  forever on the point of flight to the  youth nt her side, who was glowering  at her with an odd mixture of rebellion and adoration in his face.  "Really, Steve," she replied at last,  "I'm ashamed of you. It's not my  heart that's at fault: it's your purse.  You know that perfectly well" And,  with her chin at an angle beautifully  eloquent of injured innocence, she pretended to study the sculptured figures  about her. In reality she watched bim  ���������felt him straining at his chains���������with  an exultant sense of the charm of being queen.  Her words and glance made him savage. It was hard enough to bear her  delay in putting their love affair on  that practical basis which points like  an index finger to matrimony, but so  long as it had seemed to him an honest  hesitation he had borne it with what  grace he could summon.  His lips set in an inflexible line, and  without a word his hand closed firmly  upon her arm, and with more determi-  -nat!on-than-~gentlenes^~he-guided-her-  to a bench near by.  "Well?" she questioned when she had  settled herself in a corner of the seat  and he had squared himself beside her.  In truth, though she strove valiantly  to conceal it. the queen was a" trifle  startled.  Her late, obedient subject studied her  for some moments In silence and with  nn expression rather too suggestive of  flint to be entirely to the queen's taste.  Then he spoko, nnd his words fell as  crisply as icicles.  "It is about time that you understood  me," ho began at last. 4,You have played with me long enough. What I have  to say uow is just this: You may take  me or leave me, precisely as you  choose, but whichever you do must be  done at once,"  Ho paused a moment and then elaborated:  "I'm tired of ploying tho devoted  subject, tired of being mnde to fool  that my lovo is nothing and my lack  of wealth everything. I have twelve  hundred a year.",IIo paused for a brief  momont, conscious of a mad desire to  mako tho matter as bad na possiblo,  thon added, "And thoro Is no certainty  that I'll over have more."  Though ho would havo thrashed  cheerfully any man who had dared to  mako such an ass-ertlon nbout him, to  say it to her about himself at this particular moment afforded him a grim  satisfaction.  "What I want-what I will have," ho  continued In a miiflled voire without  giving her a chiinec to speak, "Is a definite, a final answer!" And then, beforo  tho queon had really caught her breath,  lio finished In n tone nothing short of  command, "And I want lt within live  minutes:"  For ono Hooting moment something  llko pale dismay showed In tho girl's  face. She luul never counted on a moment like thin. Then her cyvts kindled  royally, and a flush of anger over-  spread her face.  Almost' unconsciously sho rose, hor  companion following her example, and  ber eyes blazed their resentment Into  the cold determination of bis for a full  second before she addressed him.  "You may have your uuswer thin moment!" sho Hung at him In a tono of  dangerous clearness. "I only wonder  that T could over hnvo hedtntod! It In  ���������No'���������n thousand times 'No!'"  She noticed with u cruel delight tho  sudden, still whiteness that overspread  his fnco us, with an Ironical bow. ho  turned and walked rapidly nwny. Then  n row fcellntr r-nddenlv HutHu-d nt her  heart.  Had she not lately been a queen, with  0 loyal, faithful subject to whom s!ie  had turned an ear quito royally indifferent? Had not n revolution occurred  In her small domain nud a republic  been proejiiiumd? tonal i������bi' nm understand now the sorrows of u Marl������  Antoinette or n Eugenie?  And ao nt hint the Infest of dethroned  queen* n -.-it-Led her own door trying to  plilhmoplilxe about tbe imitH-r ns,  doubtless, her |H'eUect>ssors hud befori  her. After all, it wns for tho best. 8h������  ' was poor, ana sieve was poor���������tn possessions. But by some freakish operation of the law of compensation both  were endowed with tastes of an unmistakable richness.  ; "Yes, it's all for the best," she said  'aloud as she closed the door of her  room behind her. "It's all"���������  j The rest was lost In the pillow, for  I the ex-queen had thrown herself face  1 downward on the bed and was in-  ,' dulging in the plebeian comfort of a  good cry.  Tor days thereafter such Interest as  she felt'in the ialL gray world ws*  centered In the postman nnd such messenger boys as appeared from time  to time ln the street iu which she  lived.  Not that she repented that ringing  "No" that she had given Steven on the  day of their quarrel���������by no means. Her  heart, she told herself, was dead. She  could not be poor. She would not!  She would marry some good old soul  to whom she could render the respect  of a daughter���������and the bills of a wife,  Tbat was all that a girl in her position  could do. It was the fault of modern  ideas.  If was after she heard about his attentions to the Foisom girl that she  wept no more and became markedly indifferent to the coming of the postman. From this time, too, she conscientiously tried to tolerate old Mr.  Fullerton and his flowers, the two ever  arriving with an alternate regularity  that was full of meaning.  She pictured herself as a queen again,  and this time with all the outward  semblance of one. But, perversely  enough, she could not keep Steven  Converse out of the scene. If she saw  herself rolling down Fifth avenue fn  the Fullerton vehicle she lis instantly  evoked the image of Steve dofflng his  hat with cold politeness, while she  nodded With the haughty nonchalance  of a great lady.  And so the weeks lengthened into  months, and the ex-queen assured herself that she was forgetting.  *       ���������:-    .- * * * * ������  ���������'Not going out, my dear?" protested  her mother as she appeared in the hall  one gloomy Sunday with, mackintosh  and umbreha.  "Yes, mother mine. It's a fine day  for the art museum. No crowd, you  know!"  She had never entered the place  'slmiifTlliinn^  she was all a-tremble with eagerness to  ^et there. Some inward barrier of  pride had gone down, and she knew  that she wanted to visit the scene onco  more just because there she could feel  a little nenrerto him.  The turnstile admitted her, with a  click, not so much, it seemed to her,  into the museum ns into the atmosphere of .that distant afternoon. Before the "Victory" she stopped for a  mournful dedicatory moment. It was  here that he had accused hor of being  no more than a statue herself, and  then���������then he had gripped her arm and  made her sit down nnd listen.  With a little gulp, she turned awny  nnd wandered blindly onward. When  tho mist cleared from her vision sbe  found herself In the Egyptian room,  Great carved figures glnrod at her with  stolid faces, and a ripple of Interest  stirred within her. With mournful eyes  sho rend the Inscriptions besido the  mummy cases.  So this brown and moklerlng bun-  dlo had onco been a queen! ���������Through  tho raised lid of the case she could just  catch a glimpse of tho object now SO;1  dried and terrible, but once so splendidly human.  "Poor queon!" she murmured eoftly,  ns with her chin resting on her hand.,  she gazed down at tho gorgeously ornamented mummy case. "Poor queen!"  And beforo she realized It a tear had  splashed down on the glass.  Having been n queen, something of  the sadness and futility of it all wnim;  her spirit. Somehow being rich or poor  did not now seem to matter. Being  happy seemed the greatest tiling.  Hho was too absorbed In her thoughts  to iioth-o a young man who had been  niakliiB his way nearer and nearer to  her In a somewhat furtive manner.  rJuddeuly, as If he could not longer resist th" temptation, a few quick steps  brought hhn to her side.  The ex-<|iwdi looked up In surprise  and then put ov.t bulb bands Impulsively. But the proud, high look of  imKcry had not yet vanished from  his face.  "Hid you really nieiin lt?" ho de'  nm tided,  I'or an answer she lifted her oyos to  It'* for ouo hrlof, 'full moment. Even  queens must learn their lesson. Sho  ',...:, ...... .....������.  ,>.,. ,.,.,, ti,, ..������,...,iv (]-:\y   Ovtp,  dr'p  of the rnIu wn:* only Interrupted by  the walling of the wind, and the Egyptian roam was very quirt and deserted.  An the newly enthroned qnnen turn-  I,- -     -    ������   i   . ,, - , -  Vv.    ������i    -1,11,1V    ...i     iwj..v.������   v.w-��������� .4    ii ,i,<   ���������������  flushed, wistful face at tho royal mum-1  iny,   Then she murmured something  softly.  "What's that?" nsked her lover. But  at her reply he looked slightly mystified.  "There's no uso In toiling yott," she  laughed, "Voiv;; ������������������-���������niy a man, you'll never understand, but i was saying goodby to the other imii������n."  Liberty Is tho power of doing what  Df law. pero������!tt.-Clcero. _ ... Telegraphic News  Moscow, 25th���������Infantry  and cavalry are patrolling   tbe   city   to- I  ri'ght.    Several groups   of demon- j  orators have been forcibly'dispersed .   The Liberal paper has created  a sensation owing to its comment  on the c.fficial statement of   tbe St  Petersburg shooting.       Tiie paper  fays:���������-This official report doe? not  come from the scene   oi   war,   the  victims have not fallen on the battlefield of Manchuria  nor  in  liuht,  with a foreign power, but in a hUvciy  conflict between soldier������ and   Russian bourgeois.   Aim.i and slaughi  er may avail to put down a : peaceful dotnonsiration, but force is  not  powerful enongh lo quench the  aspirations   of the   Rusi-iun   hearts',  ward off the .consequences of htm-  dry volleys aud prevent'tlie  movement for liberty and  a  justly  organized government coming  to a  full fruition.  St Petersburg, 25th���������There   wa?  no blood shed in St Petersburg yesterday but the condition of affairs  has not   improved   and   in   other  large ui tie? of Russia  matters   appear to be aseumii'.g a critical char  acter.   In Moscow the outlook   is  threatening, the strike having become gonera! while the  revolution',  ary sijirit seems to dominate.   Cossacks   while  dispersing   crowd   of  strikers today   drew   the r   sword*  and wounded   Keverel-  men.     The  -'tv ha.- been officially declared   to  J.i Jn a pule of siege.  Moscow, 25th���������There is to  be a  big demonstration tonight aud it is  feared that it will he accompanied  ~���������-���������by-bloodshed.*,..  sircets all night  and  squadrons  ot  ���������cavalry are mov'ng up   ana down.  The Emperor V.a- issued a manifesto declaring &v Petersburg, to be  in a state oi siege.  Brussels, 2~>>.li���������Groups  of  men,  Jast night, gatherf.-d before the Russian Legation throwing stones  at  shouting,'" Down with  the  assab-  sins ".    Tlie police vhs-petted tbem.  Moscow, ���������2r������tn���������A body of sl-rikers j  today forced "their Way   it,to   the'  worko of H'ppci ���������&  Co.  and  compelled 500 men lo  join   lhe strike.  N w Yoik,   2.r>ili���������The   Russian  (.Ti'vernnk-'iit ha.-; tiidered   tuo Lud-  wig A tuts Factory   lo supply 500  machine guns as soon  as   possible.  S'. Petersburg-. 25tlt���������Henceforth  the Czar will personally  direct the  war with Japan.     Incidents  prior  to capitulation of Port Arthur such  as the des'ruction of the h\et, mismanagement of military campaign  before   Kuropatkin   assumed  cun  maud and the mi^sapropriation  of  funds intended for sick and wounded at the fr'Oiit have convinced him  that his c!o.iesi attention must bete  after be given to every detail of the  i military and naval campaign  Tokio, 25th���������The  admiralty has  issued orders for a special squadron  -40 sail at a moments notice.   o ���������   BATES,  He   Kept   Grand   Medicine.  tn a Scotch village, where a younj;  nor-tor had lately started practice, a  workman had the misfortune to get hif  linger bruised badly in one of the mills  A doctor was sent for, and on properly  dressing the finger the man nearly  fainted. He was asked if he would  take a little spirits to revive him  "Mon," be exclaimed, with feeling,  "that w\id just be the very life 0' me!'  4llv(j���������douioi^gu^iLJjdinuL^M22d__SlS������S:  ft  Ell Oil  s.<&-:m:tx:e:L c.  Hotel  J5i."VIS.    ���������Pbopb-ibiob  Kiylwh 4 x BURTON always on Up;     alno, the famous MILWAUKEE  BEER>>���������ALhfct.a*.r, Bohemian, Schlitz, &c.       "OLD GREY BBARO"  SCOTCH WHISKY. Beat Wines aad Liquors of all kinds.  The Boarding and Lodging Department, under tho immediate superintendence of Mm  Davis, will be found Fii nt olasa in every respeut.  .00 per day upwards.  Royal Bank of Canada  Capital (paid up),  ,....$3,000,000  Reserve Fund .3,000,000  Undivided Profits,     102,505  T. E.KENNY. President.'' E L. PEASE, General Manacuw.  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department:���������Deposits of $1 aud upwards received;   Interest allowed at current rate*, compounded twice eaoh year on 30;h June and 31at Decembe*,  Drafts on all points bought and sold.  , B. E. WALKER, Makagob.  OFFICE HOURS 10 to 3;    Saturday, 10 to 12;    open Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9 p.m  Campblls'   : BAKERY.  A Fine Selection of CAKES  always  on hand.  FBESH BREAD every Say.  Orders for SPEOIAL CAKES promptly attended to.  Nanaimo,.,25���������The Ptfiamer City  of Nanaimo pails for Victoria this  evening for repairs which will take.  2 weeks to complete. She broke,  her starboard crankshaft whi-e off  Baltspring Hand. Tho Thistle  will suit from here at 7 a-m for Comox with the City's pae.engvrs and  cargo.  SI Petersburg,  25th���������A   proclamation in-Uwu������meo{ Father Go-  pon has been circulated inciting n������  the UBe of bombs dynamise or any  weapon    whatsoever   againnl .the  members of the government who  outlawed them^ves by lhe course  thot was adopted towaids the work  men of St Petersburg on   Sunday..  JJu.ueious arrest* have bt-en   made  including author* and h prominent  editor for awrtinu a rfvo.n'ionury  propaganda.  Camp firoB are hliuing in all the  Btreeta where Boldlera nro rationed  Bnormouc  crowds    paraded    the  ���������whicli .lie p;rocdil,v .swallowed, snd on-  i-iM-oviu-int: his breath his������������������ tlrst words  \vt;r(>, ."-Well, doctor, 1 ken unco' little  about yt-r skill, but, ruou, yo keep grand  medicine."  Tho  TMnkfnar Strain.  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While we do not hold ourselve������ re 'vroai-  ,"��������� ble foe the utterances of correspondent, we  eierve  the right   of   declining to insert  munioftttons unnecessarily personal.  otnt  WEDNESDAY, FEBY. 1,   1905.  Kgqaimalt & Nanaimo _Ry  ���������--������������-- --__^i-i,'j>  m������*  s.s. "City of Nanaimo.  t   Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a-m-. ^r  J    Nanaimo, calling at  North -..Saanich  ������> Cowichan Bay, Uikplt Bay and Crofton  when freight or passengers offer.  Leaves Nana'.tno Tuesday, S  p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.mM for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m��������� for  Comox and way ports.  fc   Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Sails from Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., for  Victoria,   calling at Crofton,   Maple  Bay, Cowichan Bay and North Saanich when freight or passengers offer  North Saanich when tide and weather  conditions  permit.  The Company" reserves the right to  change without previous notice,Steamers  sailing dales and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good for going journey Saturday and Sunday, returning not later  than Monday.  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  i  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 permanent boarders.  Sample Rooms and Public Hall  Run in Connection with Hotel  Sale of Crown Granted Mineral Claims for Unpaid Taxes in the Comox  Assessment District. Province of British Columbia.  ��������� T HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, tho seventh day of November, a,d . 1904, at the hour of  len o'clock a.m., at.the Court-house. Cumberland, I s ha J1 offer foe sale by Public Auction the Mineral  Claims in the list hereinafter set out, of the persona in *aid list hereinafter wt out, of whi������h Crown Grants  have been issued, for all unpaid taxes accrued, due and ptyable ou the 30th div of Ju,m, 1904. or no  crued, due and payable at.any 30th day of June, subsequent to the dale of tho i������bue of the Crown Grants  and tor the expenses of advertising this notice. *  If the taxes and expenses of advertising, as set out in said list, are not paid to nie on or before the  day of sale, the claims may be sold to the highest bidder, nnd a conveyance executed to tiie purchaser  of all right and interest in said claims legally .alienated by the Crown, by tlie Crown Grants thereof.  In the eventj4 there being no purchaser/or if the price offered ������hall not he suflicient-to pay the  taxea and expenses of advertising, the laud shall absolutely revert to the Province and the Crown Grants  thereof Bliall be deemed void;'  LIST ABOVE MENTIONED  NAME OF PERSON.  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per day  HENRY'S NMlRIISr  3010 Westminster Road  /  VANCOUVER -NAM AIMO BOUTE  S. S.     "JOAN."  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays.  Sails from,Vancouver alter arrival of C.  -~���������pTR^Trai n-N 0. J .-dail/_excepx__Syni  HOME GROWN AND IMPORTED  Garden, Field and Flower Seeds, now in  stock and tested as to vitality. Wholesale and retail.  Thousands of Fruit and  Ornamental Trees..   ..  >  days, at 1 p.m.  TIME TABLE EFFECTIVE,  OCTOBER 5th, 1904.  VIOTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No. 2- Daily. No. ^SWay  De. 900 Victoria De. 3.00  ������   9.28 Coldstream  "   3'2b  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES,   GREENHOUSE AND HARDY PLANTS  for Spring Planting  Gold Fields of BC  Wilson, Senhler & Bloomfield  De Beck, Bauer & McKlunon  Chaune Miuiug Co  Frederick Arm Mining Co  ���������1 11  11 11  McOallum D  Hoare, J H  Fairfield Exploration Syndicate  'i ii ii  Douglas Pine Mining Co  11 11  II (ly  Nash. Martin  Wh&len, Wm  Du Beck, Bauer & McKinnon  Couluou C, Pisher C H, Hoare J H  Bauar, iW A  DESCRIPTION OF CLAIM.  11  11  i<  11  11  ii  i<  11  Fairfield Exploration Syndicate  BEifi  ���������FERTILIZERS-  HIVES   and    SUPPLIES  Green house full of Plants, Cut Flowers  Floral Work... Catalogues free, or  call and examine stock.1  EASTERN PRICES OR LE S.  ,  i.  <<  ii  11  <������-  <<  i<  11  11  <>  11  11  11  ������������  it  11  " 10.24...  " 11.00.  P.M.,  ��������������� 12.35..  Ar 12.53,.  ..Koeuig'a. .. ..  .Duncan's   11  11  P.M.  ii  4.24  5.00  .Nanaimo  "   642  Wellington Ar. 0.55  M. J. HENRY,  VANOOUVERi B.0  BiKBRS  Wella, Malcolm R  Radley and Shaw   Radleyj-W-V   Radley aud Shaw  Eadley, W V  Radley and Shaw  11  ii  Ferguson, Robt Chas  * 11  11  ii  WELLX'W "ti TO VIOTORIA.  No. I���������Dail No, 3-Huuday  A.M, AM.  De. 8.00 , WoUloRton...., De. 3 00  ������   8,20. Nanaimo  "   3.15  10,02 -..Duncan's  ������������������   5.00  ������ 10.42 K-wnigVi  "   530  ������������������ 11,38. Coldstream  "   0.32  A* 12.06.... ...Viotoria Ar 7.00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Ticked en sale, good over rail and steau.er  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced ntes for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  traffic Manager.  DREAD, Cakes and Pies delivered daily to any part of City.  MoKinnon, Jno MoL  De Beck, Geo W  (Jullen, James  Matheru, Adam and John  Mathers, Adam & John & Manson L  Mathers,  John   &   Adam,   and)  McLaughliu, Wm Henry )  Matheru,   John   &,  Adam,   and)  MoLa-ighlin, Wm Henry j  McLaughlin, Wm Henry  Bobby Burns,  Hetly Greeu  Daruiel Webster  Poodle Dog  Julie  White Pioe,  Blue BellH,  U old Bug,  Dashwood,  Shootty,  Goloonda,  Dorotha Morton,  Eva,  Douglas Pine,  Gold Exchange,  Coue Fraction,  Champion,  Common wealth*  Jennie B,  Empress,  Euid,  Stella,  Blucher,  Wellington,  Waterloo BVaction  Contact Fraction  Banker,  Comox Fraction,  Percy,  Dorothy Morton fr'o'n, 300,  Chimnang, ...".������������'   319,  Douglas, . .     " '  320,  Maggie May, ���������������    322,  Black Prince. ������������������     318,  Harbour "..:������������     333.    Menzles Bay  ���������Harbour-Fraction, "354, 'i������������������  Volunteer,  Protection,  Adam,  Stmnefc,  Molly Gibson,  Iisis,   n  Anuie Laurie,  Riverside,  Theodosia,  Silver King,  Blue Jacket,  Copper Chief,  Copper King,  Nimkish,  Klaaoch,  Lot  201,  Valdez Island  , 11  202,  it           1.  11  m,  ". .... ."* ;���������;  11  204a  Channe Island  ii  238,  Phillips Arm  11  234,  Thurlow Islaud  11  236,  Frederick Arm  1.  240,  11           <���������  11  248,  11           <i  11  'A������,  PhWlps Arm  11  i*y,  Eitero Bwin  11  258,  Phillips Arm  1.  254,  ��������� 1    ,, ii  11  271,  Thurlow Island  11  2W,  *������           i<  11  273,  ������<           11  11  276,  Fauny Bay  11  m,  tt  ii  278,  Phillips Arm  ���������1  271),  ii       .1  11  280,  11       1,  ii  281,  ii       <i  ������<  288,  Frederick Arm  ii  289,  ������������������   *.      11 ,  n "  290,  11           fi  11  326,  11           i<  11  291,  Phillips Arm  ��������� 1  297,  11       11  11  299,  <<       11  II  II  II  II  II  II  II  II  II  ll  II  II  II  II  II  335,  356,  357,  358,  369,  384,    Phillips Arm  386. "       "  387, "       "  1.831,    Malaspina Inlet  Unpaid  Taxes  11 00  O'OO  7 25  13 00  48 75  81 25  13 00  10 25  U 25  8 00  26 00  12 50  10 50  40 00  18 75  1 25  5 75  5 V5  53 75  11 25  58 75  32 50  62 50  (M 25  47 50  1 25  10 25  5 00  12 50  . 6 00  13 00  12 25  12 50  21 50,  5 75  -���������2-50-  11  11  11  Magnet,  Lititia,  Vuloan,  1832,  1833,  " 1834,.  ���������' 1835,  ������* 127,  ".   128,  "    129,  "    130,  "    132,  11  11  11  ii  11  .1  Rupert  11  12 25  13 00  12 75  12 00  12 50  34 50  39 00  34 50  44 00  45 00  40 00  ..415 00  11 50  12 50  8 25  10 50  9 75  9 00  c '<*  a  "> -s  qj a)  ai !2  B u  & >  x-c  2 00  2 00  li  00  2 00  2 00 ,  2 10  2 00  2 no  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 bo  .8 00  2 00  2 00  ���������-2-od-  2 00  ���������2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  '-' 00  rroTAL  13 00  11 \Q  ��������� 9'L'S  15 00  50 75  84 25  15 00  12 SlO  18 25  10 00  OS 00  14 60  12 50  42 00  20 76  3 25  7 75  7 28  56 76  18 25  60 75  34 50  64 50  63 2D  40 50  8 25  12 25  7 00  14 50  8 00  15 00  14 25  .14 60  23 50  7 75  44 25  15 00  14 75  14 00  14 50  36 50  4! 00  36 50  46 00  - 4/ 00  42 00  48 00  13 50  14 50  10 25  12 SO-  11 75  11 00  =  FULL STOCK OF _ QmQ^^  HOLY  TRINIT YCHURCH  SERVICES.  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 pm.  ���������first Sunday in the month, n am.,  Morning service, 11 a.m.; Sunday,  School, 2.30 p.m.; Evening service,  7 p.m.; Choir Practice every Friday  at 7 30 p.m.  F. G. Christmas Pasto\  Date,i at Cumberland 7th, October, 1904.  JOHN BAIRD, Assessor,  Comox Assessment District,  Cumberland Post Office,  UNION BREWING Co  NANAIMO,   B.C.  The yearly return of iho Bock Beer soason is   of interest to tho  brewer us well ob tlie publio, and tho  UNION BOCK BEER POR 1904  Will again show that spooial caro has been taken in tho tnauufaoturo of tho superior  article, The Union Brewing Go.'s Book haa bein browood (or a number of months  and itorod in their famous collar* until it has reaohed tho propor age, and 1* now  ON DRAUGHT AT ALL HOTELS.  t  ���������  ��������� POINTERS  ������3 IN RKOAftDTOTHC  NOR'-WEST FARMER  Obtainable in Pncketi aho in bulk.      Tho bestvaluft in iho market.  LOCAL AGENTS~CuMnF.iu,AXD,  COUOTRKAY,  Ueaar* J. McI'hkk: & Hum .  H  N  13  u  1  I  I  .uiiiiHin om thc ������tm tmn intH or ������������eM mom to  m< mw<^*t$wx#>*  TRAD! MARK**  B88I0N*.  OOPyPJtOHTt Ao.  Anyono nonrtlmj n nkotch mul dosorlntlon ma*  quickly iwoorluln, free, whotlier flii InveutlnriTa  PKiijiiiiiv paloniiiiilo. CoiuniuiiicDiloui strlotty  confidential. OMo*t iwennjr fnrH������>urlnirpfttAnw  In Ainorlna,   We lmvo u \Vonlnniiton ollloo.  I'atunta tnken tliruutin Munu A Co- reoetft  e^.vvilli fiotlc-c III tlii;  8OIENTIF1O AMERICAN,  bPftntifnl'}' lllu������trnf������il. Inwoiit olrmi1������llot of  Sny Mtmtltlft J'mrnnl, wi>ol(lr,t������miii|������.l������l 0 jeaat  l.MlHU llli nit Im FfiM I: ,r<ri u������ii|i<l lltn* IlAM*i  lUOli (IN  I'ATKVH t-,i ; f,n&    ^(lf,  THE HUDSOiN'S BAY CO.,  DI8TBIB0TINO AOKNrfl, VICTORIA, B.C.  Pointer No. 1���������It I* n purely Vfnteni eiiunll.ni Af.'riniltutnl TMper tor W������ii*vu  Cauidl-'i! 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THE NOR'-WEST FARMER.Llinttert.  P. O. IIo* 1310, WINNIPKCi, MAN.  !ih|.| !r'j!iiirnin'i'l''i'ti(������i'(!i ml \mw  Mtimlwr w l ilHi l'������..ii.������n mv 4 Ii ������.  Ilics. ..���������������/y u win t,������h 'in ������i",iuifi.������.n  )..HW.lt.    ,L.,..,     h...'      1141."..  Huiil'l* t"|'y mwi hn Mfjun m.jumi. /> y  0������0������0������C������0������0������CO������0������0������0������0������0������0  THE GIRL  OF THE  8 ORCHARD  O i  o  o  o  o  Ey HOWARD FIELDING   ���������  O  0  0  0 Copyright. 1901, by CnAiu.ES W. Hooke O  D������0������0������C������0������OoOO������0������0������0������OaOaO  "She hifods no question," said he sadly. "You havo met ber. Tell ine, is It  necessary to speak a word to her? Does  uot she see straight into your heart us  easily as I look out of that open window ':"  "1 used to think ao," said I, "but  now. to be'frank with you, I have my  doubts. She has au luuoceut delight  in mystification. It pleases her to play  pretty tricks., Have you observed her  brother?"      '  Derringer   smiled   a   strange,   sad  smile.  "She hasn't any brother," he said.  I was pacing the floor and had pass-,  ed him. Turning quickly at this speech  of his. I looked beyoud hhn through  the window, aud there stood Jimmy  Lamoine on the driveway.    Without  replying In words I pointed to the boy.  Derringer's eyes rested for a moment  upon James and then met mine.  "He Is not her brothor," he said. "Do  you   see   any   resemblance   between  them?   No; and there isn't any.   I remember your telliug me that Lucy Ann  mentioned to you how much the^boy  Joo.k.oOJ.^IiI'j'iiier.*. .Jlryhans Iv *r*o%  Tou and I have never seen Miss Lamoine."  "Derringer," said I, "you are becoming hysterical. What is this nonsense  supposed tb mean?"  "The simplest thing in the world," he  replied. "Let me review the matter.  I met the young lady whom we have  known as Miss Lamoine in New York  a few days before your arrival. The  effect upon me I have described to you.  It is the rankest folly to say that she  saw anything in me worth loving, and  yet I can't help believing it. Heaven  forgive me. Then you came, and whatever impression I had made was utter-  0 ly effaced." ,  "Oh,  see  hero,  Dewinger,"  said  I,  "she never   cared a   penny for me.  -Don't-disturb-yonr���������laind���������with���������wild-  hallucinations."  "My friend, I have her own word for  It."  He spoke with convincing earnestness, and I was .staggered. My mind  was still confused by his previous perplexing statements, and this upou the  top of them was too much for me.  "Let me try to get this straight."  said I. "Do I understand that you  asked her to marry you and she said  something which led you to believe  that I stood ln your way?"  "I did not commit that absurdity," he  replied. "She read my heart. She knew  that she need only lift her finger to  bring me to my knees before hor metaphorically or literally, confound It, any  way she wanted! And Instead what did  she do? She told me a very pretty story about a girl who was an orphan and  had been brought up under the care of  ono who had been lier father's friend.  As soon as she opened her lips I knew  that she was speaking of herself. This  guardian of hers was tho finest man In  tho world. Sho would die to please  bim."  "She?" I crlod. "Miss Lamoine?"  "It plonscd the lndy to omit names,"  ho replied. "She was telling mo the  story of a friend. It appeared that tho  guardian had a eon who had been  much nwny from home, a broad during  the last few years, lie was returning,  nud It wns his fiitlier'a bent wish, his  dearest hope, that thoro should bo a  wedding."  The perspiration from my forehead  ran down Inio my eyes, and It was  cold.  "Ho was n dutiful son, by all account," continued Derringer, "and  would undoubtedly marry lo please his  father even If It broko Ills own heart  and the girl's. Happily,, however, thero  would be no such double catastrophe,  for iho girl loved him."  "Sho loved ine''" I exclaimed. "SlUyl  loved me? The thing Isn't possible.  Why, iiiiin, I wus a brute to her. The  only shadow of kindness 1 ever showed  Iter was to sing sad wings to mako her  cry."  "Tho girl loved lilm," said Derringer  firmly. "Sho couldn't remember a tlmo  when she hndn'r, nnd, being fhe right  xnrt of girl nt honrt, sho wns nfrnld  lio would protend to lovo her In order  .     -       ,.,..,       ,,,,    .,     ,  4U    J'.l ...'it.    ....)   t.tlt.L..        M t.t-     .'....    .......^  li ;i'*.;!:t!r:in* with her :i ti^-ht nnd diy  jhiiiv. So she hit upon a plan In tho  midst of her desperation. It seems that  Iter looks hnd undergone a remarkable  change since girlhood, ho that she folt  recognize Iter. He had never paid any  attention to her when she was n child,  and. besidi'H, there"* n w������rt of family  peculiarity-1 didn't quite understand  about It���������deficiency of vision or koiiic-  tMmr lilto thnt. Hut yon Kt-em fo set* nil  right."  ���������'I *ee too woll" cild f "It's th-  tamo xvnh my lather. It wun av with  li'.n father. Wc i������tv a face precisely it*  It 1., anil If It i-liiuiKt-M In the l������n������t It  i* another fac-i������ to ti*. Wv do not i-arry  vi'.xh ti������ tl.v \ait\n- nv.d varying Imagt-a  cf li-rc  wc  !:"'iu*.  wM-fl  KW<*   bert  makes ihe Bread used on the  tables of Royalty.  Ogilvie Flour Mills Co. Limited. Montmal.Winnipis.  ror purposes oi general recognition.  We hold one accurate picture, and It  either tits or it doesn't. Do you understand? I probably know more  about your real looks than any other  fellow who ever saw you. But If you  should dye your mustache a shade  lighter I might pass you on the street  without a notion that.I had ever set  eyes on you before.'*  "I think the youug lady endeavored  to express some such idea," said Derringer. "You may readily believe that  I was In no condition to grasp a complicated subject. However, be the explanation what it may, the young lady  was perfectly convinced that the gentleman in question would not know  her. She had .resolved to play a strange  comedy with him. Well, she played  It in New York and was not satisfied  with the result. At least that is the  rational inference. So we have had  the second act. with-a changed scene,  and the romance has come to a perfect  conclusion." y . ������������������ '  "It has?" I cried. "Why, man, I  JijLmnltjspo_ke_njt^  not been within a hundred yards of  her."  He shook his head and smiled sadly.  "1 have no rignt to pry into your affairs." said lie, "but I should be insane  and blind if I did not perceive how  completely you have come under her  spell. Otherwise it Is obvious that I  could not have told this story to youi  Yet because 1 ain the loser and am  going away, I really wished to speak  one frank word to you. I believe that  you are a fine fellow in every way. I  know that you will do as near right aa  any mini can. and you have my best  wishes, my most earnest congratulations"���������  His voice was unsteady with emotion.  "Derringer." said I, "you've gone  completely off your head. You're right  tts to Miss Lamoine, of course. I was  a fool not to have seen it before, and  if wn had had this conversation in New  York I'm afraid you would liave seen  me (lance a jig III tlie presence of your  grief. Mut Unit's nil changed nuw  Tlmt Imp of a broilior"-  "I,untitle," he cried, "lie Isn't her  brother! Don't vou see (lint she has  merely taken Miss Lamolnc'i name?  She horl'owed her friend's personality  with the connivance of the Cushliigs,  but she was and Is Sibyl Wayne. Tho  MiifiH Lamoluo whom you and I have  met Is no more a sister to'.lliinny tlinh  to the man In the moon."  I shook my head, holding It at the  Mime lime In my hand:-.  "It doesn't make any difference," I  Insisted. "She'll always be iiis sister so  far ns I am concerned. Jimmy has settled inc. I knew the boy was an emla-  wiry of the devil as soon as 1 saw him.  And he has done his work well, You  wouldn't believe that such a trlllo could  turn llie scale of a man's destiny, but  hwiriH are queer ihltigs. If Miss Lit-  taolne Is Sibyl Wayne, I'm going back  to South Africa,"  "Tills Is no subject for a Jest," paid  he.  "jcMt," [ groaned. "I nm worse than  serious. Derringer. I'm speaking lo you  from the InneriuoHt depths of my soul.  <lo In' nnd win. Don't think that my  fat tier's wishes will defeat ynu. He  will De the first to mine your miiim/. ah  for me, a change has como over my  '.,.;'. ' * v ''. .', !':;." v . ,,."."*.,t! !t '.'���������-  ���������-'.'." o ! i-f\n ihlnh. of \\<\ better evphinn  Hon. Mut tills Is certain-whatever has  happened tome, It has taken i������e out of  your way.'' ,������,  "Mut I tltrtught"-  ..'Ot       ,     t       ,'\ !,     .���������,,..   ,,t.1.    I   , ..   V,.    ,\,n  lake, that 1 had fallen wholiji under the  spell of'������!fiat lilorloua vob?e, tbat we  might hnve'spoki-n to eaclj oilier across  a little expanse of wntot;,*j would have  mild inyHclf that It mutit te but tt question of a few dnya win* I should be  beyond rtttcue." *  "I read It In yonr ferW.** rrtlil ho. "In  every word jou.utu-im 1 have icen  you look toward hVgpf the walked  down through the orffard of on after-  IXM.tl,"  ���������'f*he la it *pfen<!M elrl, Derrlneer,"  stld 1, "worthr of nil ronr lovo. all ni?  'ii*..'. *a..  ���������'It doesn't make any difference," I insisted.  ���������admiratlonrail-my-ratner's-praises-^ui-  eourse it is plain enough now that she  ran,away from New York because she  loved you aud considered me in the  light of. a duty. There can be but one  result of such a situation. I shall be  mighty glad to have you in the family."  His face was flushed with excitement.  "But what did she mean by telling j  me that she had loved you long ago?" j  he demanded.  "It was the easy way to say you nay, I  my boy," I replied.   "I lied to her In j  precisely the same way.  Don't ask me j  to explain.   1 did it. Idiot that I am.  And now let's consider the facts of this  situation.  Why did Lucy Ann tell me  that Miss Lamoine wns coming here?"  "She is probably coming out of her  seclusion." said Derringer. "Shall 1  stay to meet her? Terry. 1 was never a  coward before. I swear to you that It  l^n't In my nature to be afraid. But If  l lose lier again"��������� (  "Answer me this." said I. "Why did  she wear the pond lilies?"  "Tntsk's? I don't know."  "Numskull! She thought they were  yours. She Jiad seen you and Traslt go  out with Jimmy, ami she drew a natural Inference."  lie seemed greatly encouraged and  presently went away In very good spirits. Mut when lie had gone I thought of  the rose that had fallen from lhe rock  nml of the voice that, had found Its way  to my soul. Theso had been sweet,  sweeter than I had known, but somehow die spirit had tied from them. 1  thought of tbem a long while, gnaw Ing'  my lips and wondering what a man's  heart could be like Halt he should love  a woman, and then his very soon Mould  desperately wish lo love her I'or lhe  sake of a volco and a rose, yet bu nimble to do It,  The Sunflower.  It has always been said, how truly  we do not positively know, that the  sunflower,turns its face ever toward  the sun; that it bows a genial welcome  to the king of day when that monarch  first lifts the curtain of night and peeps  over the horizon upon an awakening  world, and thnt it follows the imperial  visitor in his majestic march across  the heavens and hods a good night to  him as he passes with his retinue of  golden beams and silvery shadows behind the western slopes. This may be  an exaggeration of the sunflower's  conduct, but.we believe it is at least  partially true, and that the Kansas  flower does respond in some degree to  the attractions of the great luminary.  Anyhow, the thought of this handsome  product of the prairies turning its  frank, open face ever toward the light  and responding to the ardent wooing  of tho sun with reciprocal affection is  inspiring, isn't it? It is a symbol of  the ideal soul���������the soul that loves the  light, that .glows In the presence of  -things-that���������are-lovelyT���������the-receptive-  soul, the soul that is responsive to  truth and beauty���������in a word, the sunflower's soul.  CAltNEClE APPLAUDED-.  In Now York a few evenings ago,  when John Morley, AL P.; wus lh<*  speech making success of the night at  the annual banquet of the Chamber  of Commerce ut Dclmoaico's advocating free trade he introduced the  subject with apologies. He begged  his hearers not to hoot him out of  the hall for what he was going' to  say. There were 409 men present af  the banquet, . most of them multimillionaires, and they represented an  ownership of wealth estimated at two  billions. To the surprise of MY. Morley and many of those present his  free trade utterances were vociferously applauded. When he said that the  United States would be just as great  and just as mighty under a tariff  for revenue only, 70 per cent, of his  hearers cheered, pounded on the  tables, stumped on the floar and  clapped, their haivJs. Thc man who  led the applause was Andrew Carnegie, who has made probably $300.-  000.Q00 out of thc ��������� protective tariff,  more, perhaps than any otner multimillionaire in the room. .  lev e*  lllltA  7  Gilbert nf Colt'liontor,  i Whorl of Coli-hester, win nourished  three cetiliiries ago, lias been called the  founder of tho sclenco of electricity,  tlilbert discovered llie augmentation  t)f the power of a loads!one by iinulii:,'  or cupping It with soft iron cheek*, the  screening effect of a sheet of Iron, tho  method of magnetizing Imn by hammering It whllo It lies north nnd tmitJi,  the destruction of magnetism by lieut  ...iu   <<ti;   lAiMiu   i    ... i......   l..i    ,,..,���������,tt.t  f .: s:s: giif'Je l)v',A.    t',o'M"-.iV:'\'\% fvo'.'A  small to large. J.c advanced the entirely ii'ivel Idea that the gbho of the earth  In Itself a magnet.  Old Time Extravagance**.   .  We hear a great deal about the luxury and extravagance ofthe age; but,  wheu you think of it. a great many of  our most reckless fashions date from  past centuries. In the fifteenth century, for instance, the feminine wardrobe was magnificent, with Its garments weighed down with laces and  embroideries in guipure, points coupes,  Milanese and Venetian, uot forgetting  the gold embroideries worked with precious stones, etc.  For several centuries women wore  white shoes in kid and ordinary leather  as well as dainty ohaussure in embroidered satin for dancing the pavane  and minuet in.  In tho tlmo of Louis XIV. the women wore most sumptuous lingerie*  and dossous made chiefly of what used  to be called les dontolles d'eto. a kind  of silk blond laco with a cord In lt,  which used to he mounted over colors  for the petticoats and was also worn  feu- the hanging sleeves which used to  show the arms so prettily.���������Paris Fashions.    A Telepathic Clock.  Hero ls a strniigo yet absolutely true  story, lu which a clock plays a mysterious part: II: was a small American  timepiece which stood on a mantel-  piece lu a sitting ruoiti hi a Llvcrpjol  builder's house. At 11:.'!() one morning  the lliuepk-ce fell from (he tiinutelplece  to tlio flour. When picked up It was  found to bo qullo uninjured and still  going, as If nothing unusual hud happened. There soemod to be ab."olti(e|y  no reason why It Mould lmvo fallen,  but an hour Inter when tho builder  7iini(i homo to Ills midday inoal lie remarked that nt 11:110 ho fell from the  top of a building, but happily without  sustaining any Injury, Ilia wife then"  described how tho clock had fallen at  the same time, and the couple p-mder  In vnln over tl'<������ curious and utterly  luoxpllcabla    coincidence. ��������� Liverpool  H.B.K.  BRAND>i  *T  V  -a  J ho 'tMAU.  The wonderful Insect killing capacity  of the toad l������ known in a general wny  (������������ the tinllghtened few, aays Country  Llfo In America. An Imported colony  of toatlN may he the tailvatlott of a  fl-iv-i'r garden. Jfnny 'tsirdonor* glvo  their children n cent, apiece for ovory  cuUvuuu destroyed. Tula May 1 to  Aug. 1 it toad may destroy X,Uk) cutworms, which It would eo*t $2J.00 to  dentroy hy hand. Kngllph imrrtenflrt  nre nald to pay a* much m 125 n hun*  drtd for toad* tor colonizing put-potto.  WMaaawmm. <IKAxm#%t*<,mdjW^   w ���������       .^  Thrifty Mvttan-lnml,  "Tho peoplo ot fc... iiKcrlnnd aro nery  rrn������nlii!r In their trei.i'iient of vlfMlora."  anya n mnn who hn> mado a tour of  that country. "If li.o hotel Weeper  doesn't get nil his in ���������ey tlio guldo  takes what I;< left, aud i> there should  happen to he a dollar cv ho left after  the- ret throrrh 1h������������ HtT'* hnvn fix nn  an artificial waterfall hy putting a  board ncrost, n stream nml '.lieu tour-  lata happen along pull It o\ y with n  string aud expect tho dollar lu pny-  meut."-  .TncU���������I don't quite comprehend Mis*  Smith. Tom-In what iwpcN't? .lack  ���������Well, we were children together, nnd  here now I'm thirty-two, and ������he'n only  twenty-two. Tom-You've lived factor  than tihe haa. JncU-Thnnks. old fellow.  I cues* tbat emlnlttft it  SHIRT  Made big enough for a big  man to work in with comfort  Has more material in it than  any other brand of shirt in  Canada, Made on the1  H.B.K. scale it requires 39#  to 42 yards per dozen, whereas  cornmon shirts have only 32  to 33 yards.  That's the reason why the  H.B.K. "Big" Shirt never',  chafes the armpits, is,never  tight at the neck or, wrist- ���������  bands, is always loose,.full  and comfortable and wears!',  well.  Each shirt bears a tiny book  that tells the whole history  of the ">Big" Shirt, and  also contains a notarial  declaration that thc HiB.K.  "Big" Shirt contains 39#  to 42 yards ot material per  dozen.  Sold at all dealers but only  .,~?M<<    lt**#>   Vsa***iamtA*    _  I  ������mtmmMm. \ m  BRAND      .  HUDSON BAY KNITTINd CO.  Roatftil      WlnalBff     Dtwsos    t  :''������������������)������������������"  . i..'/  A.  * *> 'V   A' *%  1JTm K-n at 'if j  f>7L<wai\m<V  t 1 v>  THE CUMBERLAND NM  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  THE-BUSY BAKER.  Uow doth the busy baker man  improve, the shining minute!  He iua.Ki.-s a batch oi pumpkin, pie }i  And puts no pmupKhr in'it. ���������'-    /  ���������  The Canadian i'acitio Hallway have  annoumx-u their lath Annual rfxeur-  Mons ui tho luist, and ticKets will.txu  on sale from November !28th to Dc-  ceyiber :usi, j>ood to ruiurn within  throe months irom ditto of sale. The  (J. i*. It. in addition to their daily  uervieiA)!" first-class coaches and palace sleeping cars, win also run to wrist sleepini; cars daily, which will -il-  low passengers an excellent opportunity of making tho trip to tho East-in  great comfort, A pamphlet describing thu tourist sleeping cars has been  issued, a copy of which may be had  on application to any agent of the  company. The company will also run  tourist sleeping .cars irom the East  lo Winnipeg, daily during March,  thus ensuring passengers the same  comfort' on.thu ict.urn as .on the going journ-y. "        l  Thc store detective, has captured., a  woman in thu act of stealing some  hand-painted miniatures. She has  been taken 'before the justice for trial.  ";\\hat is your business, ma-dam'?" inquires thc justice. "1 am a photographer," she replies, "if you can satisfy mo that you follow such a profession I shall, bo inclined to deal leniently witluyoii." "Ask^that, detective if 1 wasn't taking pictures the  first time he saw ine."  ;  SLKL:]������LKS.SNK.SS.���������UlK'ii the nerves  are unstrung and the whole body given  up to wretchedness, when' the miuikistiillixl  with fi'ioom and dismal forebodings, the  result of derangement of the digestive  organs, sleeplessness conies' to add >to  the distress. ll' only the subject "could  sleep, there would bo oblivion fl'for a  whilo and temporary relief, l'armelee's  Vegetable l'ills will not only induce  sleep, bur, will act so benelicia-IIy that  the siiLjwt will' wake refreshed "and ~ro-  siore 1   io  happiness.  Some  folks are in  favor   of-.'.short  courtships, others demand lone; courtships,  while still  others say nothing  as to choice, but are   satisfied' with.,  any kind of a courtship.,      '     ' ���������  mw*  The thousands of people who  write to me, saying that  ������hiloh's  ion  The Lung      -   -���������  Tonic  m  .  cured them' of chronic coughs,  J carfSot all'be^istajken.   There  must be some trutbTin it.  Try a bottla'tor that cough of yours.  Prices: S. C. Wells & Co. 31.0  25c. 50c. $1.   LeRoy.N.Y.. Toronto, Cau.  What She Came For.���������The senior  village gossip calls upon the second  in command of the brigade of rumor  retailers, "t hear that Mr. Jones got  mixed up in a sensational affair thu  last timo-he, was away," says the  senior gossip'. "Do tell!" exclaims  tlio-other, throwing her hands up in  surprise. And then, o'f������ course, the  senior gossip told.-  MINARD'S LINIMENT Cures MM.  Somp people, onljr. hold a job Jong  enough to get references.    '   '    ���������'���������   "  ��������� MAKES     A    FORTUNE    OUT    OF  I DR1>ED MILK.  ! James Hatmaker, who murried the  divorced wife of Capt. de la Mar, 'and  was for many years secretary of Cornelius Vanderbilt, is now living at  25 Rue de la Faisandarie, Paris. He  has startled Frenchmen equally with  his .energy ancl with his capcity for  launching inventions, fac never buys  an interest in a ,paton*. but always  acquires it outright.- He has many  to-day. ��������� but has, put all aside for  what he thinks will revolutionize tho  commercial world. This is nothing  less- thnn a process for producing  milk in powdered form. Thousands  of these tablets have been ordeiv.fi  by the German Emperor, and large  quantities are being- sent for the use  of the troops in Manchuria, lie calls  attention to the fact, which-he,gays  is not realized in America, that uTe  milk industry is really greater than  the st'eol: the steel industry represents S37O.0O0.OO0, while that of  milk exceeds $000,000,000.- Mr. Hat-  maker has been married two years,  and the Hat/maker baby is the best  exponent of the dried milk, having  never received any other. Doctors  have been watching its growth with  interest. - .-  A SURF CIHKFOHHKADACMF.-Bilious headache, to which women are more  subject, than. men, b.eeomes so acute in  sonic subjects that they are. utterly  prostrated. Tho stomach ,Vefuses fopd,  nnd .there is:a constant, and, distressing  effort to free- the-' st-much from, bile  which has become unduly secreted there.  Parmelee's Vegetable' Pills are a speedy  alterative. and in neutralizing the effects  of the .intruding bile?relieves the pressure  on the nerves'/which cause the. headache.  Try them.  When you see four young men at a  table in'a cafe at'an hour when they  should be at work,-you may bet what  you like that qne of them is telling  wh.������.t gr(pfit men Home of his ? ancestors were.  "My Kindeys are all Wrong !  How shall I insure best results in vhe  shortest time'/" it stands to reason that  a, liiju'd. specific of the unquestionable  niorit cl South Amerb-an, Kidney Cure  will go more directly nnd 'quickly to the  seat of tho trouble than the "pill form"  treatment, iand when- it strikes the spot  there's healing in an instant.���������78  Holds on ;to It.���������"There goes old  Stickfast. I tell you 'he lias the faculty of -making morley cling to his  fingers," observed'the native'. "What  line is he.,, in?" asked tbo visitor.  "He owns'that biff glue factory west  of town." i  This has been handed in, with a re- . Poker is a bad game Not only do  quest that it be printed: "Poker axi- you waste your time in it, but thero  om���������You are a Good Fellow if you are occasions when you will also  lose and a Sonofagun if you win."      waste monoy.  Weakness from  Poor Blood  Causes Feeble Action of the Bodily Organs.  Dr. Ohisiso's Nerve Food  Entirely    Overcomes   Weakness    of   Every   Form.  >  Pile. Terrors   Swept Away ���������  x Dr.' Afrnew's Ointment stands at'-thc  head, us u relieve!, healer, and sure cure  ~r"i6iTri:'ftes"i"iTr-viii-'foTmsi��������� One���������application,  will. fe-iv* cunuort iu n'few--'minutes,- und  threb to &lx days' application, accordyi^  to (lii-ectlona, will cure chronic cases, lt  relieves all itching and bunting gkiu-dis-.  eases in a day.   ao cents.���������7l>  ���������-.���������: ���������-���������!��������� ��������� y  Doctor Squills:    "So you  operated  on'.-tho millionaire   for   appendicitis.  ���������  What did you   removo.   from    him?'.'  Doctor.Knil'om:   "Ten-.thousand; dollars." *    ��������� -..���������'���������'������������������  EKGfJSH SPATIN CURE  itemoveS' all * hard', soft or' calloused  lumps and blemishes from horses,  blood rspffvin, ��������� curbs, splints, ringbone, sweeney, stifles,, sprains; cures  sore and swollen throat.' coughs,  etc, Snve..$30 by the use of one1 bottle. Warranted the most .wonderful  Blemish''Ctfro ever' known.  ������������������,   t   -, .��������� r si    '  .'        - '  Tf .aVm^'ijj3pal.lv"\knew   the   wbere-  abputs;of ^vgrytfrhi^'-In a--department"  store li'e   ^vdul'd^foi^Sr too valuable  a man to .be -a'floorwalker.    ,   .  LAIR'S GOUT AND  "������������������t  1.1'iv  I'AIX IS A I'HNJNHMKNT.���������I'nin is a  protest of naturo apftilnst neglect of the  bodily health, against carelessness regarding thc physical condition. 1\, seizes  tho llrst opportunity '-upd takes up its  nbodn in ni|in and, lt>'iH.Knniotlnion <1 ((lieu It to eject it.' 11 r. Thomas' Kdeetrlc  Oil will drive it out in short ordor I'uiu  cannot stay where il, is usiHI, but innno-  clintoly lltos nwny.  One trouble about being a really  great soldier Is that in tho rush and  bustle of retreat or victory you have  to stop I'or a few moments' to think  up a historic .expression, or ono-rthnt  will become historic. And in those  few moment^ t,he other fellmys may  win.  ���������'      v..  Lever's Y-'/ (Wise Hond) Disinfectant Soap Powder Is better (ban  other powders, as ��������� it Is'both soap  und disinfectant.  Once in ji whilo you meet ' a man  whose idea of being a patriot Ih not  to be talking nbVnit it all the time,  HHETJMATISM���������CURED. , .  Jas. ^VlqKee, l^ii\hjj;pod, sOnt.  I.ach^nVMcNeil^^S^houV C. ,B.  ���������1 ohtti^iV.'McDonald',  Arn'prior, Ont.  if,. 11. Billing, aiaijkhuni, Ont.  tTohn jMader, Afalibne Bay, X. R.  ' Lewis S. Butler,, Burin, Nfld.  : -   u-: '     , ������������������   ������������������  '.  , These well known' ���������gentlcmeHi'" all  assert that they were cured by  111NARIVS LINIMENT'.   '���������  ' yf.  THKUHEAT KNULIMU KKMKDY.   .'.  TESTIMONIAL from the late SIR SAMUEL RAKER, the famous'Nile Explorer.  "Newton Abbot, Devon., Dear Sire���������I  have delayed my thanks as 1 wished to  ".est the effect of Blair's Pills by a suflicient interval of time.  "For ten*.year* I. had-suffered ������c"tely,  froni Gout and life had lost its attraction owing' to the uncertainty ot health  and sudden visitations of the enemy,  which prostrated me for months, or weeks  according to<the virulence ofthe attacks  "Qlair'j Villa have rendered me'immense  service, as I ho longer fear an attack  of Oout.   ��������� ...  ���������"For���������the���������last-twenty���������months-I-have-  been comparatively fw>e, as one or two  attempted visitations have been immediately stamped out by the assistance of  Blair's Pills.  ...   "Truly yours (Signed) Sami. W. Baker.  Lyman Soi-3 & Co., Montreal-and Toronto; The Bole Drug Co., Winnipeg; and  Martin, Bole A Wynne Co., Winnipeg.  . Poor relations;'cannot, hjelp think  rapidly .when listening to', their rich  uncle asking tlioj'blessing over the:fu-  m'lly dinner. , Y'" ' ���������    ���������  ,  The   Poisoned   Spring -As tn  nnturo ro in man, pollute tho spring and  d.lscnso and' wnsto aro bound to follow���������  the stomach and norvo* out/ at klltor  inoaiiH poison luAho spring,. South Amoi-i-  dun Nervina is a great purifier,-curor  bulliit'stlon, UyspepHla, and tones th,Q  nerves, The best evldoneo of Its nMrney  is tho unsolicited tostimony of thousanui  of cured onen.���������70  MINARD'S LINIMENT Relieves NenniHHi  It see-ins to uh (hut In n popular  novel the bigger the fool the hero J h  tho bigger hiu'cchh the book niiikeH.'  If wo mmulnely disliked n candidate, nfier lie wan defeated we should  collect all the cumpultftv .fnittoiis  honrlnu hi������ picture, nnd^Hhlp them,  to Mm In Instalments.   '  '"\m  WtoEN THK lliori WAH SlfATTF.n-  ITo wuh a football hero.  With "prl^������ hiH nnmo wan culled, .  Until one duy hi������ wig blew off  "���������'''AHA ahowcxl thlxiHus was* bald.  Mitiaril's Liniment Cures Barns, Etc.  Aflor n man's "nnmo h������H been in-  BCt'Ibed on the list Imh'edded in n  convr Htniv,i he thlnkfi nil tho time  of', tho   nnuv/oment    that will uriike  y.';:-.'...! . ;'.v  .. V.,,i:'..,.\-i*i! vi-iir- !itr>^  It seems to us thi}.v..tho: mowiuftos  n( Hummer are not half ofc nggr^'iH-  ing uh the unexpected ll|iili .spot on  the sidewalk in winter, v*'������  ! >;    .,>:v   v,-  MINARD'S UNIMEKT���������ft.'p^filtel  A I'mblom, Solved.���������"Now,, profes-  ijor, if I HhtSiild get a pound of radium and put It into a giants tu1.t, nnd  plncQ'tlml Inside nn Iron tnnk, what  would be-���������-" ,"Wa-iI u mjnute. J^et  un tnko up the problem nectlon by  section, If you should get a pound  of 'nullum you wouldn't hnvo eno'u^iv  money loft to buy the glass tube,"  Tt Helped.���������"Hello," says tho Innd-  lonl of tho vllingo Inn, "thero goes  old ("orpoial .luiics. I declare, I hardly know him; ho is wearing ������iich spood  clothi'H itowttdayM." "Yes." anHivors  tho mnn who runs iho corner grocery, "Ho got n buck penslirn nnd  now ha can mnk������ a good front."  'Vollshnd tlw������ Tooth.���������"fsn't it ro-  marknble, mid tim num In the front  row nt the thontro, "how she holds  hor youthful nptscnruncc')" "ll is  truly wonderful. Indood." replied the  mnn next to hint. "I wonder whnt  ���������ho nam to defy tho tooth of timo,"  "T hove uiwIiTstnnd that sho twm  dental powdor ns a cosmetic."  One dose of Ayer'i Chcrcy  Pectoral tt bedtime prcvenri  light, coughi of children.  No croup. NobronchUli. A  Cherry  Pectoral  doctor's medicine for ill  iffectloni of the throat, bron-  cW������! nihw, and liings.  Sold  for over 60 yean.  .������I hiit mm Arafa _tem,Tetmal tn mt  fnwIlT for HfrM yew*. TtionliMtMmr enuA  ^������mflB@dSiR8!>'.  Hair  Superfluous  ,; R������mov������4 ky th* Hew Prlnelyl*  : :*'<-     ���������  (���������leoVoljaii, X-tay ordepllttorlti ate  offtrod you on tha bar* word of tht  operator! and manufacturer!. DE  MIRACLE ii nol. It ia the only method  whioh ia indoried by phyaiolam, iur-  geona, dermatoiogiate, medical journal!  and prominent magaiinea. Booklet will  will be eent'free, in-plain, aealed  enrelope,  Your' money back; without queation if  it faila to do all that ia claimed for it.  DE ICIKAOLB  mailed, aealed in  !>laio wrapper, on receipt of 11. Write  or it to day to DB MIRACLE CHEW.  I0AL 00., 21 Quint Stsui Wm,  Toiokto, or  JlSLvn  tSfaftnfl&i  for  i.e.  .oo..  Night Coughs  ttMotht) bowoln oo������n with o  Aymt'O Wll������ it b������dtln ������, Jutt  n with on������ of  meuMea with e������������rlie������ ilWer  Our CAttlogut will  prov* of value when  '!3'fce*t 'y*yxx ar* th\n\t\n*r  jfj ahout g'Jt-mah'ing.  ' Sand for it tcdny.  RYWEBROS.  It may be weakness of the imisclos  or weakness of the nerves, weak ac-  lApn of the heart or feebleness of the  organs of digestion, weakness of tho  liver, kidneys and bowels or weakness and irregularities of tho organs  peculiarly feminine.  WHEREVER LOCATED WEAKNESS IS DUE TO POOR, WEAK  BLOOD AND CAN BE OVERCOME  BY THE USE OF DU. CHASE'S  NERVE FOOD.  Because digestion is impaired or  the heart action irregular you havo  no'reason to suppose these organs  are diseased in themselves. Thoy  merely lack the nerve force which is  in reality the motive power of tho  body and its organs.  A few .weeks' treatment with Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food will convince you  of its exceptional blood-forming' and  nerve-invigorating power, and by  noting your increase in" weight while  using it you can prove that new, ;firm  flesh and tissue is being added to the  body.  Mrs. J.'B. Tardiff, Mariapolis,  Man., writesj "When I began the use  | of Dr. Chaso's Nervo Food my health  jwas in a terribly bad condition. My  doctor told me that I vas going into consumption, and for nearly threo  years my bowels wero bo loose   and  watery  that  1   was  coiti-.uially kept  tweak and run down.   In spite of the  I many remedies used I gradually grew  ] worse and worse.     I could   scarcely  igot  about the house, und suffered   a  great  deal  from  backache,    stomach  jand kidney troubles.  j    "Dr. Chase's Nerve Food proved to  li(? exactly what I needed and by k>>ep-  jing up this  treatment for a timo   I  J got so strong and well that I dialmy  ,o\vn     housework,     and     sometimes  worked  in  tho  fields  without feeling  any* the worse for it.     It is a pleasure as well as a duty for me to*r������.  coir.mcnd Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food.  If you would be well and live in  tho full enjoyment of health, restore  your vitality by the use of Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food, no cents a box,  at all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates  & Co., Toronto. The portrait and  (signature of Dr. A. W. Chase, tho famous receipt book author, are on  'every box.  .*/  THE ANDREWS-GACE CRAIN CO., LTD.  GRAIN COMMISSION MERCHANTS.  We make a   specialty   of low grade wheat.   Write us before shipping.    mkt  will show how we can serve you.  References:���������Any Bank or Commercial Agency.  GRAIN   EXCHANGE,    WINNIPEG,    1CAJI,  GRAIN | Jas. Richardson & Sons | GRAIN  (Until   recently   represented by the late E.  O'Reilly, Esq.)  All kinds of grain purchased in Car. Load   Lots.   Write us for top prices  and   shipping   instructions.        Any grade of wheat, oats, barley or fiax.   - P.  0. Box 629, .Winnipeg,   Man.  thoxai law.      Ship Your Grain to       williamlaw.  I_A\A/   BROS.  We handle grain strictly on commission.   Highest Prices . obtainable.  Liberal advances.   Trades carried on margins in Winnipeg's futures.  Correspondence solicited.    GRAIN EXCHANGE, Winning,I  I   A M   THE  AJ TVCCT   EstabIisl,ad Grain Commission  I  Alii  I HE VhVhJl   Merchant in Winnipeg. ������^  Connlgn your grain to me anil jyot*pro'U])t service, careful attention)  and highest market prices 0|     ������* ������ I _\_ __T     DRAWER  Reference- UNION BANK'et CANADA... On.'-. W Tj; I Hl%1       1300,  SHIP  you. grain to us to bo sold on arrival or after*  wards, as you may wish,   \^o do a strictly com*  mission  business,   in   which   we have had 30  years' experience   Pronipt and reliable work guaranteed,  Liberal advances,    Correspondence solicited,     Licensed and Bonded.  Uefe/onco,   Bank, of Hamilton,    Exchange Branch,/  DONALD MORRISON & CO., Sfe   "6 0n{" Who. man.  NARCH=fELLS GRAIN CO.  C3ralrt;-Jn.car lots ijoughf on track  or sold on   commission,  lloasonable  Ivanco-nuide.     1'i'oniRt Returns.     Correspondence  solicited.    Iteferencoj  ndv  Any Bankin Winnipeg"..-'  rttlfyfrt  H00M 414. ailAIN EXC1TAN0E BL1K1., WIN'N'IIMW.  LU!itH������i-rrr  '_*__ ___x ___ 11\1   Through   ���������   flltrlotly   G  V.OUM    ^Prmmil^l    mlsalon   Klrrm.     \A/rl������*  *imy  for   P*ull   P������������rtlpmlor������.  Thompson, Sons & Oo.  Oom-  IMION  ICROHANTI  yp*/\r**awtm������  Don't Tflilco !���������������������������������.   Get the Highest prices for your  wheat,   Ship to  MoL.AUOHIL.IIM   &  ELLIS  GRAIN EXCHANOR, WW WHO.  'leggBsaBeaBaBgagaBBsega i ilh������.,,-ijbiuii  Chnmher  of  Coiuinerco,   Minneapolli.  _YW''  m%Jmf     f tgl VEOETABLE SIC1LSAN|  HAUuo Hair Renewer  Ptfhipi you like your gray half {(hen keep It. Perhaps not;  then remember���������Hill'i Hnlr Renewer ilwoyi restores color to  irty htlr* Stops filling hair, tlto.        tfr^W������a!ng!fKe:gtfMI',^  was  V*   M   W   No   SiO������  If it is a Question of Warmth use  E. B. EDDY'S  BUILDING PAPER  It Retains Heat md Keeps out Cold.  Writ* for  Stituplei and Prices.  TEES & PERSSE, Limited., Agents* Winnipeg. Shoe   Specalities.  Ladies House Slipper.   ^dTSaad turned, Felt Lined-Extra Good Value    $1.00  Trilby Tie.  VtteutNamp, French heel, beat material���������Regular price  $4.oo,   Speoial Price   ,.    ..        .*���������',           Children's Carpet Slippers.  All Sizes���������P������r pair ,,  ...  Children's Fine French Felt Slippers  A. Beautiful House Slip er���������Sizes, 4 to 6,   ..  7 to 10 ,.     36c; ������������������--'- n  11' to 2,  $3.25  25cts  30c  40c  Every Child should have a Pair in their  stocking Christmas Morning   CALL AND SEE THESE AT THE  CORNER  CASH  ST\  STANLEY H\ RIGGS.  ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY.  us jription .'. , .$2 oo a year,  M. B. Hnberson, bbQt.  i '1 11   i ��������� '���������������������������'  43" Advertisers who -want their ad  slanged, should get copy in by  9 a.m. day before issue.  The Editor will not'be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composi-  Hon of letter correspondents.  Xob Work Strictly C. 0. D-  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  The complaint is general thit  th^ught"furTn"d^inTelliKent--men-do-  toot support the churj5h;a8 they once  did.-   Not that there is any failure  of  material support.    With their  money Buch men were never more  generous than  now.    But not bo  large a proportion of them as for?  meriy give the chuvch the moral  support of their presence nt its services.  Take the average church the  year through, and the majority of  its attendants are women and children.   There is no doubt of the fact  Many of the men whose famines  maintain public worship do not attend it.   Their wives and childien  are there, but they themselves are  pfl.eueifcewtiete,    Why?   That is a  questlotiiko pulpit ia often asking.  Why?     The  church  will  retain  thoughtful men and wornm only bo  *lot;g as they receive help.    Man-  kluu muBt be fed.   The help these  absentees want is not that usually  provided by city and rural churches  . "���������sermons on literature^ art, Bocial  problems,  and   what not���������which  ministers have been vainly trying  to till their churches with for years.  Tliere are times when it h\ tho duty  of  a  minister  to speak  plainly,  against abuses in society, in Indus-  try, and iu government.   There aro'  oricos when tho minister would' fail  in his duty as a teacher, an a citizen  and as a omn if he did nouocpoult.  Jiut while such rermonu may voice  righteous feeling, thoy do not bring |  peoplo to church nor hold thom  there.    What tho weary bueirws  mat,, t|>e Aired mother, the hard*  working loiupied young man and  woman want to hear is thu old, old  story of a way to lay dowu hurdens  Th*re is also a tendency to a marked indlffwncn in nplri'ual matters  on tho part of thu chuich-goerp, and  a   moro marked attention to the  social side of religion.    His of lees  that)   110  Cuiihtquouto   ttlitiiliwi   ui.C  maintains himself in enjoyment of  luxuries; it is of the mom momont*  ous consequence if ho oan reach ont  a hand to meet, howovor humbly,  some hum-in nml; if he can letuten  or can bli.uu home hutnun suffering;  if he can bring even the l������n������t nan.  r\\ro of relief to irial or aorrow,  CJnroly, a more ecstasy of on.otion is  not the oompletneas of a christian  life.    Whnt does thechrietianiy of  to-day avail if it is held for a mere  decorative gift.   It is thehalf-culli-  vated people who guard their feeble  culture Ly arbitrary lines of reparation.'  The heart of any good thing  phould be expansive,  and   unless  these   good   impulses, exist,    the  church life grow8 dead.   In Wales  the  puhlic conscience >appeard  to  have been aroused, effortsare being  made throwghithe medium of revivor meetings towards the inculca-.  tion and practice of public moraliiy  Clergymen   of   all  denomiuaiions  take part in turn, and steps are be-  Hng-takeW-to-cope^wit h,the_eyik������Jt  'the   churches- and   congregations  have mile the -mistake in the past  of making religion,too much ah  affair (;f one day in the week, the  mass-meeting method may huve the  influence of arousing religious en-  th isia^in..    By results, only'can tho  churches today judge their success.  camellias  blooming in pots,  and  little- gold fish swimming in glass  bowls appeal to   the  Jove of the  beautiful, while the sweet-toothed  are  tempted   with  the   display of  candied  fruits  and   preserves  unknown   to the   Caucasian 'palate,  Ducks, geese chickens and pigs are  being slaughtered, for this is a festival wbich brings bud-luck to the  parsimonious and the choicest blessings of the gods upon the liberal.  There is a story of a rivalry in China  of many yenrs ago when the rivals  who fought for >tho possession of a  Chinese maiden, used the lilies, the  like of which now adorn every Chinese house in a novel and thoroughly Oriental manner to decide which  should die    He whose lily bl< omed  fir.-t was to have life, the otber death  Their friends were informed, and on  a small table before their family joss  the two small bowls  with the lily  bulbs were placed.   Carefully each  combatant tended the lily, eagerly  they wa.ched the tprouting leaves  day after day, and with but two days  before the New Year neither flower  had bloomed.   Then a day later as  ivith staring eyes they watched their  several plants   fur   the  expectant  flower, a bloom cume on one, and an  houi  Inter the defeated rival was  hanging f: om a rope in a back room,  of  an opium den in One of Chinatown's alleys.      He had taken his 1  life and kept his "word, and as the  story runs, his lily never bloomed.  To be ipt debt atlSfew" Year time is to  /'lose  face,"   a;nd.:..the   sacrifices  which a Chinaman.willmake^on the  approach of the New Year to enable  him to avoid beings posted as insolvent are as" extraordinary as they  are admirable.' The.v.ne.w year  must fee a settlement of all acoounts  and if Chin'ese-firmsareon the verge  of collapse, theiN* wiYear will bring  ^   ^a. ; ,_   *      -'^lJ  thein ban krifptcyTfo'rTtp "the" credit]  of the Chinaman ho.it said, that he  realizes that his bargains are binding, and that the--1 New .Year must  see him free frooijdebtyuf possible.  "' "   w';'-    'f   " ��������� :  ���������We:-have received a copy, of a  pamphlet on the dibease uf applo  and' 'other fruit ���������- trees known as  "Black: Spot," which works such  havoc in the orchards of tho Pacfic  Slope. The bulletin jf? published by  the Washington State Agricultural  College of Pullman, Wash , for the  Department of Agriculture of B.C.,  f>r distribution among members of  Faimern Institutes, and treating as  itdi.es of the,greatest evil affecting  our orchards, is of exceeding value  to the fruitgrower. (,    i   ���������;  First descriiiing the disease, which  is ���������howli o be''$���������-.;species of tungus,  whioh attack* the hark aud hup  wood ol the trees, and is picuiiar.lD  tho orchards of the West, the pamph  lot gives acoounts of various experiments in tulluring the fungus, and  inoculating healthy wood with the  spores to determine the susceptibility of the various fruits to the dis*  ease, and con eludes with notes of  experiments^ miftdo in preventing  and curing.' It would seera-tbdt  bordeaux mixture, double strength,  applied,during autumn and winter  months, Is the beat remedy yet discovered. Every orohardlst Bhould  endeavour to secure one of these  books.  Clearance Sale  CUT - PRICES.  IN   CRAVENETTE   00AT3,   LADIES  COSTUMES  AND   SKIRTS.  THE LARGEST  OFFER  EVER  MADE  IN  CUMBERLAND; CALL AND INSPECT  THESE UOODS.     ...     ......     ;..     J..-  II S Weinrobe  DUNSMUIR AVE., CUMBERLAND.  Royal Barjk of Canada  Capital (paid up) $3,000,000  Beserve Fund... 'i .'....... .3,000,000  Undivided Profits,......     102,505  T. E. KENNY, Prksidknt. E. L. PEASE, Gbnbral Manaobb.  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department:���������Deposits of $1 and upwards reoeived';   Interest allowed at current rates, compounded twioe each year on 30th Jane and 31 Bt December^  Drafts on all points bought and sold.  R. E. WALKER, Manager.  OFFICE HOURS 10 to 3;     Saturday, 10 to 12;    open Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9 p.m  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN tbnt ap.  plication will be made to the Legislative  Assembly of the. Province of iiritish Columbia atjts next session for an "Act ex ten 1-  iug the' time fpr the commeuoeitjent of the  construction of the Company's line of railway and for the expenditure thereon, of ten  per cept^pf Xhe amount of the capital and  rvduc.iog ,^be atnounTof"theljapi tal'and-per--  mittiug Jthe Company to construct the railway in sections.  Dated the 24th January, 1905.  BARNARD A ROGERS,  Solicitors for thq Applicants.  On Friday th������ Chinese oom*  mencctho ccli'bmlion of t,h������ 4,6Rftth  yoar, which will last ftB long as  prosperity warranti, China-town,,  and its alloys and by-way*, will be  as picturesque as umiiuioroun.  "Goon Hay," (congratulation!) say  one, "Fat Ohoyl" tbe other, that ii  good luck, then eaoh shakev hands  with hlnwlf���������not with eaoh other  ������������������and the giuups fade away, China  lilieu in greiit inofu&um scent tho  Mir with their de lento perfume  mingling with tho rnoio punuent  odor of burning latidal wood.   Red  The appoint iflfent Of Mr hJ. C.  Newbuiry, as ���������i������Heotofrj>oi customs  will give ontire;8atil8faction to all  Victoria business;';inen, whether  Liberal or Conpejvu.ive. If a  (strange^ Had-received .the appoint  ment he would niraply oe in the  position of a figure-head, as the work  would eull have to be done by the  chief clerk.*' Of course'there are  ^o?������itibhs fheld hy.Oo))8ervatives to-,  day which will -eland criticizing,*  and in Biich oat-en it is; the duty of  any goverrinaeut tomakechanges as  they tiee tit, but when a man has  conscientiously and honorably done  bi^duty, whon tliero is a ohahce of  promotion he should he coneidnred,  Mr Stevens,-representing the Leckie Boot and Shoe Co, -oi Vancouver,' has been in .town lately with a  ���������line of boo^4.u4^,PTMd.vioQii:.'..>byw,,.t]be  firm in Yarlipouver.   The Company  some time bro acquired she plant of  tbe Nanaimo Boot and Shoe   Fact*  ory arid have increased   the   plant  and  facilities in  their  Terminal  City premises po that the outlay  now reprewntB a capital of $30,000  and the company ie now prenared  to po into tho manufacture of boots  and shoes of all gradua.    Tho flam*  pies shown by Mr Stevens are prin  cipally.of different styles of Miner'*  and Logger's boot*,  and  uro,   n  shape and quality of stock apparent  ly fafsnperior to anything of th.e  kind yet- introduced to  this  tbwn.  The old idotv of a strong  working  boot neemed to lie ii get up of coarpo  thick stock without any special aim  at shape or fit.    The ,rtew buoti,  while of the bent of strong stock  (English oak tanned included) are  aUoof neat shape and pattern, so  that, barring tho nails with wnioh  the soles of most of them are stud*  ded, tbey fit and look like the good  builds of touriftts boots, so much  worn by Old Oountry people in  shooting and travelling about on  foot,     ihere is no doubt that the  fired will in a short time he able to  work np a grand trade throughout  the country, bo.h in  the rough  grades and also in fine shoos,  FOll SALE���������A litter of pure bred  Chester White I'lgs, ready to  wean, from prise sow New Went  minster Exhibition.��������� Apply, B.  . Crawford.  TENDERS.  Re Mortgage Sale of Property  hereinafter mentioned  ; TENDERS will br reoeived by theunder-  signed up to oue o'clock pm., Saturday,  February 11th, 1905, for the purobtse of  tlie' West half of North West quarter of  Section Ten, and tho W<st halt oi the  South West quarter of Section Seventeen,  Horiiby Island, Nanaimo District, locally  known as "O.T. Miic^U** Plaoo."  *. The undei Signed does not bind himself to  aooept any teud r.  C,N. WE^WOOD, .Mortgagee.  22 K'n������> Road, Viotoria, BO.  I&'::,.AXiXj *"WTB  ask  JUST a* chanoe to show you that  we always please our customers  by supplying them with the BEST  MEATS at the lowest market  prices. A trial order will convince  you.  THE  CITY  eat    market,  ' '   W, W,' MoKAY, Proprietor,  ..*o/.lbi* ,...���������.  Two pleasant rooms to: let, uppir  gurt of town.   Enquire at News  fflcei  .  The Maoitnita Olub Aanoe tu Oity Hall  next Pri ay, 8.30 sharp,  A dst^miar wh bora to Mr and Mrs J ,ii  Rl������Havd���������'iin' Thnrsday evening,  il''  Member* of the Athletlfl <*\\\b who ait  bthlod, please pay dues to ������eoret*ry.       ']  Tlie Lilies* Aid of Gram Meth&dliV  Oharoh;tBt������nd holding a basaar towards  the ead el Fobrnsry    ParfcwnUrn later.  The Odb Club, at thtir next mretinn, will  paeaa resolution favoring the Impost of-a  gun Hoodoo, the prooseds to go toward* U>d  enforcement of the (lama L������ws, I'.vtry  tree sportsman should hail tha movo with  daiiiht.  Customers who mad������,porohn*������i on Viae I,  and who havo not jet reclaimed tbe amount  aro requested to make application ter tht  goods.   Napier and Partridge.  Short Coal  Mining Course  HTHIS CONTAINS ouly tbe informat on   nectfasary to quality persona t������ pass  the Mine Foreman'a i������xaut.uHtii>u������. It requires less work and lews tsnm than ihe  oomplete oourbe, yet those that ii ish it will  have a good kuowledge of the art of mining.  Subjects Taught in the Course. Q  Arithmetic.  Meusurauon and Trigonometric Functions,  Gates Met with in OoWMmes,  Mine Ventilation,  Eoonoiniu Geology of Coal.  Prospecting    or  Ooal   aud   Looation    of  Opening)*.  Shafts, Slopes and Drifts.  Method* of Working Coal Minee,  Miue Survey iug.  Miue Maohiuery. ' -  THE INTERNATIONAL  CORRESPOND KM K   SCHOOL  SORANTON, PA.  Fletcher Bros*,  Dealers ro High-grade  PIANOS as  ORGANS  The   oilebrated   Osniunp   Hmntzmaw,  Mknp^umoiim and VN illums pUno*(   From  $300 Up.   TERMS TO SUltf   T.E.BAT1,  Local A grent,  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Ohoicest Meats  Supplied at Ltfwcat Market Prices  Vegetables  A. Great Variety will always bt  Ii. atfick ;   tUtn ft ������tsjj>ly oi  Fresh Fish  will bt ou Halt every Wtdnteday  ������������������ -���������������"������ ���������"���������"  Your yatronaga ll oordiilly invittd, and  *il Jfi������.r4 WJ|1,.W fr<?;rj>rty Sallrerei,  JJcPhee&Son  I'UOlntlKi'OltJJ,  TO CDRB A COLD IH ONE DAY.  Tali UX VUVK KKOMU MUINlNK Uh.  , late AI droggistir������������n������ii tne m<a������y if it  I fail* to cure.      R. W. Grove's etgo*t������rt it  oo aafih bo*,   (St.

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