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 t   \  A'*--  ^  ;\U *    -'  :i'V,' ...  xTyjOJujf  JAf*- 31  ���������j.V  %  tS>_r  rr\  TWELFTH   YEAR  v    /CUMBERLAND.   B. C.   WEDNESDAY,  JANY   25    go5  itmr*+m0*mJ*amm,**^ifl^  NOTHtNG SUCCEEDS -LIKHL SUCCESS,  THB   G.BEAT  OF'DRY QOODS  AT THE  BIG STORE  IS A HUGE) SUCCESS. ���������   -  The large qmntPiep of the e goods already sold will do the        rest of the advertising   SIX MORE CASES  Which   we   hud   no time to-open   before-are  now marked off at d placed on our counters.  All requiring Dry Good" for LESS THAN WHOLESALE  COST, will do \H1 to visit this sale. Salo will be continued until all  is  sold... ..        ..        .. '..  COM a   EARLY   AND    GET   YOUR   OHOI3".  I    SIMON 'LEISER 9 CO., LTih.  UUNSMUIR AVE ," CUMBERLAND.  *m**^^atm\^^M**a^mm*^^  Nicholles & Renouf, Ld.  61 YATES STREET,   VICTORIA, B  O,  Justreeoivod lar^e shipment of  i~~-���������-i������������������'   ���������a-l  ^JIBON-  AGKB  *nJ*V-!  I    CULTIVATORS,  HEED DRILLS, WHEEL HOES, Etc,  VKIIY I.ATKST IMritOVKMUNTS,  Call i,nd see thoin or write for oatitlogues and prices.  Telephono 88, Solo Agents for B,0. P 0. D.awer 563  CAN'T COME!  ORDER by MAIL.  ^���������/AtJR MAIL OHDKU BYSTKM was Instituted for tho honelit ol  .,.   ^    ������bowi who live somo ilistmnop from Uo ������rmlo centre.     It  will glvo you tbe n-lvamapa of leleotion xrom a great stock,  with ttvmuoh asnur-uiue of latUfaotion ns i( you were hero,   ,,    ,,   ,.  SEND F R CATALOGUE,  FURNITURE   DEPARTMENT,  ������  Ool'lun tluMi, Ifiril-  AOWtl  it'HU ��������� l>,   'I I   It  mm $������25 to  .,,$3 75 each ..  n������l������lil������r Hen' H"ok-  Mff, Itfc* tllUMtrntfoii,  j ...$3 50 ench .  Hsiulsome PoIKhrri  Oik Hookers Km*  bowed leml er -*������tc,  ,,.$4,oo ench,..  Otuo S"Ut It'ioitcris  fMdeuOik, $4 en,  IfcfMpflflBljflWr  Hi'dwdrtl,    I'lodv  H llndru      -      |/ltill>U  ...$t 50 oaoh...  Cam* 8o*t Dining  ^'in%s, Hwlwood,  $1.35  to   $1 75  Can* S<a������ Dining  Oh*ir������ti,.������ V������MiiOik  $9 50, $S 75 ea  Oak I'liiiuu (>hiira,  I'oIhHmI, l->������uier  8*������t-$3.80 each,  Arii)l'hn:rslo 'i.nurti  $5 60 each...  WEILER BROS.,  VICTORIA, B.O.  A Builfiing Proposition.  This paper has, ut various times,  auvi cated the advisability of xe ph-  of mo n������ erecting dwellings in ihe.  io.\n, pointing out t.lut lit present  tliere are no available, building*  here, and that if the plat e s ever  to ri-o from its present. po-.iti. n,  by reason of a greater output of  coal, there would have to.be a larger population.to meet the demand  for unners, und that eonistquently,  there vvoutd have to be vcfiip dwellings to accomodate this.extra population We are pleused to announce thai quite recently certain  moneyed men of tlie town have met  and discussed the plan of forming  a building company, owing, ap ti;ey  say, io ihe prospects of many more  men being employed here than at  present. The plans are-sail in ihe  embryo stage, but briefly, the idea  is to form a company, acquire suit-  aiile lots, erect thereon dwelling  houses according to any plan whioh  a-piospective purchaser may pick  out. The purcha&er to pay down a  certain per ceniage on theco-t, and  a monthly Lsulment ot a certain  amount, unlit the property is p.tid  for. It i.������ believed mat this can be  done under monthly payments of  little over what are now paid for  rents, and the purchaser has the  choice of any plan, and any priced  house he ma\ desire. Should sul-  fioieut applications under this system be madf, it is the intention to  "i'oi^i~ilYe~cou^aTry7^aTniTp'ruc?���������d'~a"i  once with tlit! work.  tkl^miifiL-  .:,.������*&JL  SULLEN"   DEATH.  News was received here Friday of  the sudden death at hoi* home near  Grai.ihnm on Thursday night of  Mi> Thomas Kardie. prolm dyfrom  heart failure. The deceased lady  is well known in Cumberland, be-  ing in town frequency, and only a  few days before her uniinm.y detrh  having been in towu in apparent!)  the lie������t'of health. Several children and a sorrowing husband  mourn the taking uf a Joving wife  aiid mother.  Tho funeral took place at Sand  wiek 'Presbyterian cemetery on Saturday a  largo  number of friends  attending,  mjjmsm^mmmmsmmM%wmi  111 L-LBM.. ,.1..JJ1���������_U���������gl  Local and Personal  BiH'er hv cooking 20a per lb. at  Nu pier & Partridges.  Mr Hugh Campbell of Abbots-  ford is visiting his sister Mrs J. li.  McLean,  Free Hiimplosof the  finest  teas  may ho had on application ut Na  pier ������fe Partridge*.  Mi h Mounce entertained n num.  ber of young people nt a dunce at  th' li'iKpitnl I.ihi weok.  I hiiiiKs to the Victoria 'Colonic  and Viotoria 'Timen" for calendais  T'tr ���������TiniM-' M-nds out a "otiiy model  1 ng"piint,   \tiiy article.  i> ii'i Inii to vi i' ihe Great  j). n-'vupi S le of Dry Good* at the  hi* Store.  Evan Hunden, of Messrs Napier  ik Panr'dge, is confined to his r om  with an attack of rheumatics    Hi  Moml* hope for a ppeedy recovery,  ,,       , , '��������� t , ' ��������� .'. ,      t* I   ���������! a     'I  \.ti.*uO\,., Uk*,^4>l������vi vt.M fWk  it)n ,ui,  N,������|iiur A I'uti Idge,  Several young Htrangnra arrived  innwntoHtay Unrtng thi*month,  ttmong others whit a con to Mr anri  Mra K. P.rtridgo and Mr and Mrs  Ify Mmm^, nnd n daughter t" Mr  and Sir* Hunden.  Noxt Sunday, 20 li in������t��������� in tim  Mothodint Churoh at 7 p.m., Hev_  Lashley Hall will (dv) pieach on  the '* Eaiiiect Asi-tic Policy aid  its bra rings on the devel ipiheuts.of  religion," iu connexion with series /  on " Points of Con act with  Genesis."  The Big Store for reliable shoes  by   best  maker" only, at -popular  prices.    Ev,i-y pair guaranteed   o  give satisfaction or money refund  ed.-���������Simon Leiser & Co , Ltd.  . The Girls Guild of Trinity  Church gave a social and dance in  the Cumberland Hall on Friday  evening last. There was a large  attendance. Through the energy of  ���������Mrs Horbury, 'Misses Abrams and  Horbury, and Mrs Morgan, t; e  Guild is indebted for the success oi  the affair. Ice-cream and refreshments were supplied by the ad brents of the church.  Mi?s.Ramsay is an inmate of tl.e  hospital, the result of an accident  which befel her whiieon a vacation  last summer in California. She was  unfortunately- struck above he  knee iy a tram c������r, when crost-ing  a crowded thoroughfare. No ill  effects were felt at the timo until a  few weeks ago "a swelling appeand  above the knee. It is hoped that  with careful nursing the accident  will not prove serious.  The Presbyterian concert on Monday evening drew a large audieme  who thoroughly enjoyed the programme of music, sinking and recitations. Among others who participated were Me.-srs Napier, Mur-  - d 0!>kT-Morg a i\~v*-n le ly-An 1 ey���������D u n n e  L-'g:in and Elinhurst, and Mrs  Baird, hisses Dowdall, Mitchell,  Benny, McOuat, Shor , Anley and  Grant, also, ReVds Christmas, E'.m-  hurst and Hall. The proceeds will  be devoted to tho church repairs  which are badly needed.  The  VASH STORE.  will sell for the next 30 days  100 Curtain Po es with Brass  or  Wood Fittings, complete,   40cts. each  60 Window Blinds at.. .40cts each  150 Wind .w lilrnds... .50c. to 25c.  3 only   Re-acting" Washing  Machines,    $7 25  1 dozen Dinner and Soup Plates $1  A large quantity of Glassware,  Cr< ckeryv\are, Tinware, Stoves,  Pain's Cutlery, eto.," etc., will be,  sol*' chi-ap to make room for my  Spiing supply.  T. E. BATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE, Cumberfaaid  New line of air-fight and other  healers just in at tin- Big Store. See  pur. windows���������special low prices.  M irnvilnde. 7-1? tins, S5cta at "Napier &  Parti-tdgo.  LOST���������A .-um of money on Comox  Road. Leave it at the News office and receive reward,  Customers who made purchases on Dec 1  and who have uot yetTeelaitried thTamount-  are requited to make application for the  good.M.    Napier aud Partridge.  For Sitle, at a sacrifice, large well  built house, suitable for boarding  or double house. A great bargain  Get particulars from W.Willard.  TEA������  Direct from tho Toa Market of the World (London)  25 Chests-1250 lbs.  of the Choico8t Blonds in  INDO-C������YLON TEAS  ���������mmm*  BUYING DIKKCT we nre enabled to give our  Customers excellent values, Wo guarantee  our Ho cent. Tea equal to tea usually sold ut  50 cent* por lb   Tea cannot he  Our 50 cent.  equalled elsewhere at from 60  to 7sets, per lb. fhkb samplkh  The Great Tea House,  NAPIER & PARTRIDGE,  PEPAHTMENTAL HfOltK. DUNSMUIR AVE.  mxmmmmyt$mymmmlmf**f^^  if ��������� M-^'W*'.'. yv. ���������.  GOOD REASONS  FOR AU HE SAYS  Dodd's Kidney Pills Cure W.  N. Raskin's Pains.  THE ALBATROSS.  Well-Known Norwood Contractor Always Has a Good Word for Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  Norwood, Out., Nov. 21.���������(Spe-  ial.)���������Mr. W. N. Baskin. the well  known lumberman and railroad contractor, here, i.s one of those who  never fail to say a "good word for  Dodd's Kidney Tills. Mr. Baskin  gives tlio reason why as follows:  "For two years I was laid up with  Ijumbago and Kidney Disease. At  times 1 would become very weak and  would have to give up work. I did  work on the C. P. R. and the Parry  Sound lt. 11., and people all know  how sick I. was.  " "Reuding of wonderful cures by  Dodd's Kidney Pills led m<5 to try  them, and 1 can say I have not had  any pains since I used them. It just  took three boxes to cure me completely."  Lumbago is one of thc results ot  Kidney Disease. Cure your Kidney*  with Dodd's Kidney Pills and you  will cure Lumbago.  BAR8AR0US ENGINES.  Van Trapji and Spring Guns Once In  Use In Kngrluud.  We were reminded tbe other day of  some pf the incidents of country life  of former years by the offering for  sale at a London auction mart of a  couple of man traps. These engines  ���������were once upon a time part of the  chattels of well nigh every considerable landowner and every energetic  gamekeeper. Another implement was  the spring gun, which turned on a  swivel and discharged itself as sbon as  one of the connecting wires was stumbled against, the muzzle of the gun  turning in the direction of the trespasser as indicated by the wire, the  guilty party generally receiving a coating of pitch if of nothing worse. The  man traps sold the other day were  probably the first some of the attendants at the sale ever saw and were of  the old formidable pattern���������that is to  say, they resembled a glorified gin.  _They measured _soventy-four inches  Jong aud were ju^TalTduFThreTTeet~fu*  height, so that they would catch a  poacher well above the knee, and once  nipped there be would remain till his  cries or the ordinary round of the  keepers led at once to his release and  capture. The spring gtiii gave its  alarm, and watchers wero speedily'in  attendance. There was something very  barbarous about tho uso of these engines, which were not so very long ago  quite common. In fact, people need  not be very old to have seen boards  bearing tlio legend, "Bownro of innn  traps and spring guns."���������London Field.  Its Wonderful Flights and Some Odd  Beliefs About the Bird.  Of all the strange creatures seen by  travelers not the least interesting is  the wandering albatross. This great,  feathered wanderer, sometimes measuring seventeen feet from tip to tip of  its wings, will follow a ship for days  at a time. Some travelers and sailors  declare that they have seen a particular bird fly for weeks at a time without ever being seen to alight upon the  waves.  It not merely follows the ship, but  wheels in great circles around it and  above it, high iu the air, as if to show  that it is not tired. Sometimes the  bird will be seen to hang in the air  with its wings apparently motionless, I  and tho sailors say that then it is  asleep.  Not only in pleasant weather will the  albatross fellow a ship for days and  weeks, but through the most terrific  storms'it will continue its untiring  flights. In fact, to find an albatross  otherwise than on the wing is like  finding a weasel asleep.  Once a year the female albatross flies  away a few thousand miles to the  great, lonely island rock of Tristan  d'Acunha, which lifts its desolate head  far in the south Atlautic, or to some  equally remote place, and there lays  one egg in the hollow of a rock.  The albatross has always been a bird  of mystery, and in ancient times the  people believed that these unwearying  sea birds were the companions of the  Greek warnior Dioiriedes, who were  said to have been changed into birds at  the death of their chief.  When America was discovered and  ships began to sail abroad to the Pacific ocean, to double the Cape of Good  Hope and to explore the "seven seas"  generally, the old belief about the albatross had been forgotten by the sailors  and explorers, but In their long and  lonesome voyages over waters which  were cut by no keel but their own and  upon whose vast expanse they saw no  other sail but theirs the presence of the  albatross following the ship day after  day became a1 great source of comfort  and companionship. So it came to be a  belief that ill luck would follow any  one who killed one of these birds, and  that belief is common among seafaring men of this very day. Coleridge's  famous "Rhyme of the- Ancient Mariner" is based upon this belief.  Though the superstition  about  the  WESTERN CANADIAN EDITORS  *������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<  *  4  4  4  4  4  4  w  eeee44*wew4*>ww44*>w*Vw4w44wt  A series of articles describing  their lives, their aims and  their influence.  No. io  Mr. Frank Lush*  "EVERYBODY" knows that they are the best,  the healthiest, and the most economical of  all teas.  That is why they make a point of  n  having them.  SALADA"  Geylen  Teas in sealed lead packets only.  Black, Mixed   or   Natural   Green.    By all  Grocers.  MR. FRANK LUSH,  Editor and Proprietor  of  the Deloraine Advertiser.  To those   unfamiliar   with the circumstances   which  condition   newspaper work in the Canadian West, lew  things are more remarkable than the  way <that   two, or even three,    successful newspaper ventures,are carried  on'in towns    so    small  that in the  East there would not have been one  local     paper���������and   successful  papers,  too, are issued from places' that have  populations of less    than   two   nun--  jdred  people,   and  dozens    of    places  I could be cited as having populations  j of less than a thousand   from which  j two   good   papers   are   isstled    each  j week.     In part,  this is due   to   Uio  'larger .territory   these  papers   serve,  j-i.n comparison    with    similar..papers  nnTlMsWcl^^i^Sa^^^  jgested    population    ih   that part   of  Her  Opinion  of  Boy*,  A little girl wrote the following essay  on boys: "Boys are men'that have not  got as big ns their papas, and girls aro  women that will bo Indies by and by.  Wheu God looked at Atlitin ho said to  lilmseir, "Well, 1 think l cun do bettor  If I try again,' and lie mado.Kvo. Boys  nro a .trouble. Thoy wear out everything but soap, if I hnd my wny the  world would be girls nnd the rest dolls.  My papa Is so nleo that 1 think ho  must hnvo beon a llttlo girl when ho  was a little boy. Man was made, and  on tlio seventh day he rested. Woman was then made, and lie lias novor  ros!������d Jilu'jyj   Tho YorUxlilreinnn'd Cont of Arm*.  Allow me to submit to you the York-  Milroihati'H cont of anus its It was glv*  en to ino many years ago by a York-  dlirt'einiin. It run.s tlitis: A ilea, a lly, a  mitKpio nnd n illlith of bacon n lk'si,  because he will bile Ills best friend; a  ily, been use lie will drink from anybody's cup; n niiwplo, been uso lie will  ehallor with anybody; a flitch of bacon, been use ho Ih no good until lie 1.1  bunts.���������Loudon Sped nl or.  Hlio Know.  , A certain old lndy nlwnys know everything before anybody oIhc, Ouo  dny her nloeo snw her passing tlio  house nnd run out to moot her. "Do  wino in, aunty," slio bogged, "and help  r.s.   We are making charades."  "Certainly I will," answorod tho old  , lady.   "I know you wero making them  biH'iiuso l smelted thom ns I camo  pally, the rapidity with which tho  ] trai.n services allow the big dailies  i of'Toronto and other cities to come  !Tlliinr^_an^MlTOsT^lniih^in-g"-bad-  luck is only a foolish one, it has served  a .useful  purpose for many years in j Canada," a-iul the greater nearness of  ���������preventing, the. slaughter of these beau- j-.the towels to'each other, and, princi-  tlful  and   gallant "blrdsr-tho   sailors'  friends and the' landsmen's wonder.  Up in dreary Kamchatka, that outlying part of Siberia which cuts into the '<������ almost every one of the villages  north raciiic, the natives, never having iaiul s������UvU toWns' Bul j" ihot ^  heard ofthe superstition about the al- ilmJ u.rennuuanees are dinuront. This  batT  catch him arid .cat bim    But j^^  his flesh makes such poor food that, | lhu inouns of: Comimmication is a bi  after all, the legend may bo said to . m. u-j-dailv mail service, and the  hold good, for oue is indeed in bad luck i���������,patiun|r go-a-head-itiveuess of the  Who has to make a  meal of him.-    ] average Westerner   will  not tolerate  any such delay.   Hut there is another  important factor that has a bearing  A Frenchman's nunc. j on  the   western   newspaper  business,  Mine. Bouvot, the wife of a Taris 'iThe citizens of almost evory village  shopkeeper, who left lilm, received tho |regard^heir chosen location as do-  l'ollowln  and  come  time j  f  faith. In their minds' eye the primitive shack anil the temporary* store  !nre replaced by the handsome brick  ior stone block unci the commodious  ! ofllco .suite. With true progressive-  | ih'ks Ihey recognize thnt if their  .'drvnin    of    civic     nnd     commercial  committed suicide." She hastened to  bor husband's house, and on breaking  open the door saw a body still swinging to and fro. "Oh, my poor Edward!"  she sobbed. "I havo killed lilm, and I  am a wretched woman." At that moment hot' husband rushed out of tho : growth  is lo come true,  the widest  kitchen, exclaiming, "No, you havo  not killed me, but you will lf you do  not como back at onco." Tho body was  found to bo a skillfully mnde dummy  which lmdboen iiri'iinged by tlio artful  husband, He wns uovertholoaa arrested on the charge of hoaxing a public  ofllclal, ns.Mmo. Mouvot was accompanied by a police iimglsLnite.  possible publicity must be given to  the ndvnnttvges ufl'orod by their town.  And, since they kuow that- there are  dozens of other towns competing  ngiilnst their own for pro-eminence,  they wok lo bavo established nt as  early u dnte as possible in thoir  town's bisior.v a town newspaper, If  1ht> publisher arises In th<������ level of  his opportunity���������if his pnper worthily reflects, not alone Hie news, but  the hopes and ambitions of thi-place  li'oiu whence ll is Issued, he will have  no reason to complain of nny lack  The  Western   paper  that  atingly Conservative,* and hence,  when Mr. Frank Lush, decided that  he would locate in Deloraine, and  publish a local paper of Conservative tendencies, he found a clientele  to which he could cater, and encouraging prospects for success.. This  was more- than five years agof and  events have ���������'���������abundantly justified his  judgment. .*'   \ ������������������������������������������������������    ���������  Mr. Lush had come west in May,  1898, and up to tlie time of his locating in Deloraine he had had an  uphill fight against fortune. He had  come out front Ontario at the invito.!-  tion of some citizens of Napinka.  who ,wanted that placo to have its  own local paper. Whether or not  they misrepresented to Mr. Lush the  size of their town, and overstated  the measure of support they were  prepar-ed to accord the venture, or  whether, with characteristic western  optimism, they depicted the business  prospects of a local newspaper in the  light of their own roseate visions of  the town's future, cannot now be  said. But it is certain that Mr,  Lush, who had packed up and  brought West his printing plant from  Peterboro, Ont., to Napinka, was  not favorably impressed with the  outlook. To one accustomed to the  larger centres at which papers are  published in the East the idea of  starting a paper at so small a place  seemed doubtless preposterous.,. Nevertheless, Mr. Lush trave the proposition a fair trial. The Napinka O'a-  zette made its appearance in due  course, and for eleven months\ it  struggled against adverse fortune. It  was an eight-page paper, four/ of  which were printed at home. But,  aftor some months of experiment, Mr.  Lush found that the proposition  ,wonId_uo,t_ga._and_ho was forcecl_to_  seek fresh���������fields nnd pastures new.  Encouraging offers had, been ntude.by  some prominent citizens of Deloraine,  and thither Mr. Lush moved his plant  and, with new hopes, issued in  March, 1899. the first number of the  Deloraine Advertiser.  Against trie keen competition of the  long' established Times, the' Advertiser won its way slowly. But with  each succeeding season its success  was more pronounced, and to-day it  is acknowledged as one til' the best  representatives of the local press.'-of  the province, Typographically it is  one of the best looking sheets of the  West, for Mr, Lush's long service in  the mechanical branch of "the art  preservative"'.hns made hint critical  and exacting on that score. Its local  'news is covered adequately, the mat-  ! tor being written with brightness  and vim. As before stated, t.he Advertiser gives nn Independent support  to f,lnv Conservative party, and its  editorial ��������� utterances have had their  share in moulding public opinion in  the section through which it circ'u-  latos. In point of ntlverfising patronage, the Advi'i'liser is now almost,  if not (|iiite. on n par with its much  older 'competitor, Altogether, the  Advertiser is n tribute to the energy  nnd the pluck of Us founder, as much  as to his ability as a printer nnd  editor. In addition, it Is n tribute  to the ento-rprlse of lhe Deloraine  people, who hnvo given it such hearty  A Pill in Time  will save a serious sickness, especially  to people subject to Bilious attacks,  Sick Headaches or who suffer from  Stomach disorders. A pill in need is a  friend indeed, and you should never  be without a box of  Beecham's  Pills  v Sold Everywhere.    In boxes 25 cents.  and Consistent support.  Mr .'.Lush is an Englishman by  birth, but knows nothing of the land  of his nativity, for lie was brought  but to Canada at the age of three.  The family home was at Shaftsiiury���������  the seat of the late earl of that  name���������in Dorsetshire, and from this  home two of his uncles bad previously emigrated to Canada. They  had located at Peterboro. Ont., and  thither the Lush family moved on  coming to the Dominion. At this  town young Lush received his education, and after a course nt the business colloe-i.\ at tbe age of eighteen,  entered the job department of the.  Peterboro Examiner, of which the  Hon. J. 11.'* .Stratton is proprietor.  After spending five years in this office, he went into business for himself, buying out the print shop of  Harper ,& 'Co. He had been so engaged for a year when tbe before-  mentioned offer of Xnpinkn citizens  determined .him to come west.  Mr. Lush- is yet a young man, being loss than thirty years old. He  seems destined fo stTcWOiriiv*~othTr-  enterprises in addition to his cftosen  business of newspaper work, for be  has recently gone into other lines of  activity, and with excellent prospects. Among his ' townsmen he is  respected and dcsrvcdly popular, and  bis career, alike as a journalist, a  business man and a representative  citizen, seems full of promise.  Tho Mnn,  Tlio way a tint it describes business  donls to his wlfo would mako his mnlo  associates wonder nnd wonder whether \ol support.  thoy huvo not ontei'talned a biTsliiosa  Is loyal tn Its homo town will In ov-  prodlgy unnwiiroa, ',,,,y n,K(' ,M1<I "' lown " '"y"' M,l'"  The nenrost way to a man's heart il  I"'!"';' ""J1!.'!. '!!!!'nsi^ ll,'.!*..*"!!"  through his stomach, nnd tho nearest     '    ��������� ���������-- -  wny to his temper is through Ills pock-  etliuok.  Is nn II-  Nniiol<������������n'ft Height,  fTow ���������nil win Vnpoloonv Hourrlonno,  wbo, ttceortllng to a writer, had ample  opportunities lor observation, snys Uuu  lio wns llvo foot two Incite*. Captain  JMaUlnud, who measured lilm ou ihe  llellorophoii,  found  bis distinguished  ywKv,eir.rer to be live I'eet seven Itiehos,  Constant snys that Napoleon wns llvo  foot ouo and a half Inches. Uunbury  insists Hint bo wns not Ions than five  foot six Indies, Niipo!o;>ii chose short  men Invariably for dlilleult enterprises.  lie was wovlwod tlmt Caesar ������;<<1  Alexander wen men ot uiminuiHo  ���������tuturo. Hpoiiklii!������ of tlio nohleventeuts  of bis geiiernlM. Nupolo m snid tlmt  Klobor luul "nil the qualities ami do-  lifts of a lall man."  I lo  I <i  Die  liMVll s size,  The lielorniiii-   Advertiser  ..      ,   , i lust rat inn  of  the  truth  of  the   fore-  Ill youth a man ofton do.dros a son , rt,lmrklii iielornino is not n  to hour his namo. In middle ngo bo of.,,,, 1mvn, lf ��������� wur��������� ln Ontario in-  ton desires a diiUKhlur to help him to ���������,,.���������,| ���������f M.niliob.i it would not bo  forget the siuiio son. remarkable  if H  bud no  local  paper  One thing makes a man's tact glar* m    nil,    Mm,   being  in   Manitoba,  lugly conspicuous, Its absence.  Men rule a woman ut thu valuo sbo  places on hoi'sejj'.  where a local pnper is considered almost ns much n nmt I or of courso as  n jiosUifbco, It hns two. Furthermore, both life successful.   The ap|ie-  f-<       f.f    VK.wllni.-    nt    nil    1-imtM      ITMWK  vv\oM You've nover boon onllod In hv whnt It V.m.jIm on, and n eomutuni-  onrmttlfntlnn, Imvo ynu? Young Doctor My tlmt 1ms one good pnper will \er.v  ���������No, but I'd llko to bo. It's nice to probnbly support another, provided  oliargo ten limes as much as the other the Hectuid ,������ conductt*.l with npmi  doctor for saying that yon don't know I������>r greater ubility,    The Instinct   of  iiw.io tin, ,..i*o (i>.pi tie line*  -I'uck.  fair play, iihiivnl  in t'nmiilians, will  ���������iiiiike many wain to uiuiorMtiiiu i,-uvu  sides of an argument, nml honco subscribe to papers presenting opposite  political    views.     IVrhiipK   this fact  hnd somewhat to do witb Iho miccohh  of the I Mnl,tine Advert isor. Its competitor, thf Dolontine Times, was nn  ________________ old estnhlihliMl and  reliable .support-  ' ..      er of the 1 thorn 1 policy. It presented  Vho most dollonto, rho most son������lbJe,  its ,.���������M., K,,���������.niilv with moderation.  of nil pleasures oonslsts In promoting;nm| often   with   skill.    But it was  tbo pleasures of otbeii.-Brujort.        jpublisin-d in ������ distort the political  rntnplo.xion of which was prepondor-  T!i������ Doetop'n Vlovrpnlnt.  Doctor���������Well, sir, I conq;ratulnto yon,  It's all nicely ovor, Nowostpop-.A-'l  Tfliitt Is it, doctor? Doctor~Ono hundred dollars, thank you.  SO C01X.  A millionaire down in St. Croix  Bought "an nut oii:<obik> for u  toi.v,  He ran down six men,  Killed i'ourcows and a hen,  And then seoYched home burning with  joix.  BOYAL P1UNCE IN WASH INC.TON.  Prince Fushimi. .adopted brothor of  the Mikado, arrived in Washington  Tiiesdny. nnd hsftumod the first tltno  since his arrival in the United States  his olllcinl personality .us prince of  tho royal household of .Inpan. He.  was 'met at the station by the third  assistant secretary of wlate, Mr.  Pierce, who its tho personal rcpreseii-  tntlvo of President Hoosovo.lt. bade  him welcome to tho country, nnd in.  the absence of the minister, the  charge d'nll'uii'es presented to the  prince at the station Huron Klneko,  who is iiIho vlsitin"' America.  We tdvlie everybody to mm Strallgbt Soip���������  It maku chili's play ot work*  Sunlight Soap  We have used "Sunlight Soup" aud.wc want lo tell you that  Jt is the best soap made, that's why we ������to writing. We found out  that the Sunlight way is the best way to wash with ** Sunlight Soap."  At first wc used to wash with Sunlight Soap in the old way as we  did with common soap, but alter wcwasneu accoruing iu uiiuuiun*  printed on tho package, wc would never wash the old way again. We  first soap the articles, leave them to soak and then rub out lightly on the  wash board. Not much to do and it makes the elothes white as snow.  ASK FOR THE OCTAGON BAR  Sunti������r.t Soap nwthet the ththts white and wotft injur* tht hatidt.  LEVER BROTHERS LIMITED, TORONTO. 10s If  st  fev.  f  She Desertion of  Daffodil Maid  By RUTH SANTELLE  Copyright, 1904, by T. 0. McClure  d������,  '   On the subject of how he bad beeu  Inveigled   into   his > present   position  Harrington was moro inclined to beg  "enlightenment than to furnish it   Had  it not been for the aggressive solemnity of the vestry walls and the engrossing >task of getting successfully  -intp his white gloves, an undertaking  'Whioh habit had taught him was not  to be regarded with levity or indifference, he might have fancied it all a  hideous dream.  But. here were . Bob, at his elbow,  ��������� looking as self conscious as only bridegroom can, and the rector in ceremonial vestments fluttering his service  book leaves.   Kealest of tho real!  Confound it all! After thirty years  of sanity how had he been drawn into  this worst' ot transgressions? But  when a fellow is the best friend you  ' have in the world and is so beastly  happy and so dead in earnest over the  thing and comes at you with that  tears in his eyes voice���������in short, wben  he's Robert Montgomery Blake, what's  to be done?  At-any., rate, it -was done, and he who  had carried himself unscathed through  the cdmpalgnS'Of one season after another was the victimized best man at  last. Harrington folt suddenly as ill  at ease in his dress clothes as a college  boy at his first "prom."  Even now. the organ was pealing its  preliminary riot of music.   A moment  more aud the march -would summon  them forth to the altar rail to await  the; rest of the party.   They had rehearsed tho "business" last night with  half a dozen candles and supply music.  .   .The. bride would, haye her weddjng  march played by no other than,a west-  ; era school friend, who was to arrive  ,    latei   ' Down ��������� tbe  two   aisles - would  come the lines of ushers and bridesmaids, tbe toddling ring bearers, the  maid of honor in yellow, witb hat of  vpalest green and'an armful of daffodils (Madeleine had confided to him   rall_,the__aickening_def-ails),__then_tlie-  'fetately bride on her father's arm.   If  one must marry, Madeleine was the  /  **.  ri|rht sort, and Bob .was getting about  the best there was.  This daffodil maid of honor was another of his miseries, a second out of  town friend of Madeleine's, a palo creature wbo would match her daffodils,  bearing tbe Impossible name of Clarissa. If Madeleine hadn't betrayed ber  overlntorest in the pairing-off and elaborated so upon his official duties, to  Miss Daffodil it- '��������� . N  \ "Heavens, Bob! There's our cue!  uke'a brace./oldmau. I'll stand .by  you!" Then internally, "Yes', with the  liearf in me llko a fistful of liquefied  uir!"  . Custom and good breeding save many  a day. Everything moved delightfully,  and tlto breath holding moment of the  ceremony arrived. That was ns fa'r as  Harrington over got in his memory of  tho occasion. As thoir faced tho altar  his eyes 'wero arrested by a vision. It  was souted beforo tho organ in a bow*  er of puling, and tho soft lights fell on  a glorious crow.u pf shining auburn  hnlr. Tho side of the faco was toward  him, and thero was a faint impression  of a filmy green gown. / ^ ! ";  It, was tho, violent beginning, of a,  tempestuous end. The sight wen,t  through him like a physical shock. He.  saw. only tin?l#ve|y Rlcture, hoard only  the soft music that fell from the slender fingers. Tho flrst ushor prodded  him Into, consciousness when tho ring  whs (Jpmandcd, the daff^dllmnld bad  to clutch an. unprottorod arm for the  recessional. ," '  -  Oiic<o'oiit*(d9 Ilaitlngton came again  ��������� iVtOihlS *cit sufficiency. As the sec-  ,aiul enclose camp up the yellow connection was hustled into it, tho door  slummed upon tho astonished, girl, a  peremptory "drive on" Issued* and a  hatless young man dashed breathlessly  around tho cornor to tho organ entrance. Just In tlmo! In another ve-  hlclo tho aUburn head was being er-  ��������� tlngulshed.  "Why. ' Joe Harrington! What's  ���������wrong?" The bride's brothor was a  clear headed master of ceremonies.  "You belong witb Clarissa, you  know."  "Yon, I know. Some mistake. Every-  tody excited, of courso. Say, Dickie, I  f.'.'.i'go !:i here Junt u:i well. Pic.'t v,*-;  rr.  n1d  mnn.    \  don't  mind ln the  least."  "AH serene! Here, Ethel, you can  shelter this carrlngeless Joe." And  fickle fia^v off to seo that such "onre-  ������w������i>������.v-a������   a*   the   UjkC   wau'������    iiwiug  stranded" was oot repeated.  "Ethel," mused Harrington as the  rubber wheels started, leaning forward  nnd devouring her with his oyes, "Etb-  ���������I, It suits no admirably Iiu/glit ���������!���������  mmt hn v* known. Madeleine only told  we Miss Hnrman."  Thc red brown eyes met his square-,  Jy. "Joe," sb������ said meditatively, "lea,  1 like It. Bbe only told mt Mr. Harrington," /  "You came'1���������  "Only tha afternoon.*  "Why have.you never, come before?"  "I didn't know there was anything to  come for."  As she spoke they flashed under au j  vnrc lamp, and, bending eagerly toward  hei\ he caught the shine of her eyes.  It was'enough. His bands groped an  Instant, tben gathered ln her two  warm, yielding ones.  "Oh, girl, girl," he whispered excitingly, "I knew the moment I saw  you that you had come for my sake!  But how, bow have I lived all this  While and never found you?"  "I cannot tell. dear, only that t"������w  is the right time," was tbe low response.  Holding, both her hands In one of hia  own, he slipped to her sido and tipped  her head back' against hi? shoulder.  His'eyes sought hers in tba gloom of  the carriage, glorying in the revelations brought by the passing lights.  ��������� "The right time of all the world,  girl, of all the years that have been  for you and for me���������the right time lor  the seal of the promise for those that  are to come for us," he said with  quiet intensity, his lips closing on her  unresisting ones.  After a moment she straiirhtouod  hervelf with a happy little laugh.  "I think we must be nearly there."  "Yes. Wretchedly short drive. Oh,  girlie, girlie, I am so proud of you, so  gladly What will they thiuk of us, to  be sure? I wasn't having a bit of a  good time, and now I'm ever so grateful that Bob insisted on making me  . best man."  ."Why, but, dear!" It was a veritable gurgle of astonishment. "You're  not dreaming ��������� of telling now? It  would never, never do. We've not  even been introduced! I'm to be here  several weeks, you know, and It must  come to pass very gradually."  ���������"T suppose so, bless your proper little heart! But isn't it a wee bit more  unconventional to.have it happen thus  ��������� than that it should merely.be known  of?, Anyway-.-I promise to be tbe most  persistently lovelorn of any swain who  ever, aspired to fair lady's hand. Ab,  here we are!"  Fortunately the avenue was well  shaded just before the blaze of light  at the steps was reached.  Dickie greeted them���������how ' he had  managed.to pass them a certain .team  might havebornebreathless testimony���������  In an agony of contrition, his very  first-blunderi���������He-supposedrof-courso,-  they'd met. Clarissa had come alone.  Madeleine bad been investigating and  wrenched from him tbe whole sad tale.  Clarissa wouldn't say a word. They  sweetly forgave him and were smilingly Introduced.  During the ensuing hours of the reception Harrington, ingenuous to.the  point of bluntness, found use for all his  skill as a dissembler. Tbo auburn head  was an irresistible magnet, and his  telltale eyes followed where his feet  were forbidden to"-tread. Again nnd  again he dragged himself back to the  daffodil maid and his proper duty, to  find her always mysteriously smiling  at him out of a quizzical face. It was  hard that the first madly happy hours  of one's life should be made to speed  so slowly, but at last tho bride aud  groom were off in a shower of rice,  kisses and merry cries;  Then quoth tho maid of tho daffodils  to Dickie, "Do look at Joo and Ethel!"  There they stood on the top step, hand  in hand, placidly and absently waving  after the disappearing carrlago with  their disengaged hands, Tho other two  members wero clasped.  ��������� ���������"' '��������� '' V ' ��������� ��������� ���������  It'was three Interminable months before Harrington was permitted to announce a farewell dinner to his bachelor friends. When be reached the  club on the memorable night a letter  awaited bim bearing tho familiar foreign postmark of Mr, aud Mrs. Blakels  honeymooning nest. Over tho signature of Madeleine Blako ho read tht  following:  "Bless you, my children!   Nothing  could delight mo moro,'especially when  THE ENGLISH CHANNEL  THE OLD QUESTION OF ITS CROSSING  REVIVED IN FULL FORCE. '  Xlw Immedl&t* ExcltlnB Cauie Ia Foand  In the Recent Attempts to Swim Tlmt  Bit of Sea That Divides England From  Europe���������Tho Objects Sought by Those  "Who Think Ahoiit It.  The problem of how to cross the  English Channel from'Uover to the  coast of France other than by bout,  bo as to eflect a saving of time, do  awny with the incomcnicco of changing from train to boat and bout to  train, and last, but not leust,"avoid  the terrors of nial-de-mer., is one  which has been revived by the recent']  swimming attempts and which has  occupied the minds of engineers for  more years than people imagine.  At the present moment when it  seems highly probable that a solution  will be found in the adoption of ferry-boats which will transport' the  train bodily from one shore to the  other���������thus expediting- the voyage  from London to Paris and rendering  unnecessary the trouble of passengers  changing, even if it does not make  Bca-sickness a thing of the past���������it  cannot be otherwise than-interesting  to note some of the various schemes  for crossing, the Dover Straits which  havo been put forward from time to1'  time. ���������'  Tho schemes have embraced tun-f  nels, bridges, submerged railways;.-  tubes, and submarine boats. As far-  back as 1802 M. Mathieu, a French  engineer of note, presented a project  for a tunnel between Dover and  Calais. That, as readers are ,awarct  was before the steam locomotive and  railways were thought of; consequently M. Mathieu had 'not the extensive  cross Channel service that exists today to handle. >.  His was'to be just a tunnel bored  beneath the ocean bed, through which  you could walk or ride. It was to be  lighted by oil lamps, and ventilated  by mettns of. a number of tall ' chimneys whose tops would' stand high  above the sea like so many monuments. ,. ,T. ,^ .  It was put forward in ^H^scrio'us-  ness, this scheme. What would   have  happened had.any ship smashed into  one of.-the chimneys, or if   .one    of,,  them had  been leveled  by a ', stort  rismg several leet above the water s  level. Hero, in mid-channel, the  tubes from each end were to emerge,  and passengers could thus enjoy a  short breathing spell in the open air,  but below the level of the sea.  So much for tunnels aiid tubes.  Parliament twice threw out Sir Edward Watkin's bill for a submarine  tunnel, and he withdrew it in 3893,  but    there    still   exists   a "Channel  HEALTH FOR BABY  Babies that are well, sleep well,  oat well, ami play well. A child  thafi.s not lively, rosy-cheeked and  playful, needs immediate attention,  or the results may be serious. (Jive  an unwell child Ihiby's Own Tablets  and you will be astonished how soon  he will  he bright nnd playful.     For  I unncl Company, with over a mile diarrhoea, constipation, simple fc-  of the tunnel made; and the com- ver. indigestion, colic and toothing  pany lives in hope apparently, thnt .irritation these tablets have nb������S  Vmo���������   ^ 1������ R������ ������" WU   l,UlC,y ��������� w,uaL   Thcy do not iS^.  A scheme   which   was    pronounced  !���������U!cinoslri���������aS,hP"iKOn������!,S ':*"*Mi**"t  ...... _ meoitines clo���������they no to the m-nt .,!  quito feasible by Sir Benjamin Baker   the trouble and nn-e him.   VS    R  Bancroft, R+rwood. Man., says:- "t  have used Btiby's Own Tablets for  stomach and' bowel troubles, for simple fevers-and teething and 1 think  them the best medicine in the world."  You can get theso Tablets at any  drug store, or by mail at '-J.") cents a-  box by writing the Dr. William**  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont. Wise  mothers always keep the Tablet* in  the house to guard against a'bidden  illness of little ones. .<���������"���������..  and Sir John Fowler wus shown at  the Paris Exhibition of 1889, for  tho.building of a bridge frtiin Cape  OriSvVez to Folkestone. lt was to  cost no less than ������85,000,000, and  was yee-koned to take a matter 6f ton  yeaiv3 tb.build,  t This wds put forward by thc French  company owning the Creusot ironworks and a M. Hwseut, and everything that was possible was done to  convince those most concerned c/f'ita  feasibility, even to the making" of  elaborate drawings and the   working '  ���������  out fcf details; and one iifferosting STl{A\(Ilc wISAPPEAUANCE OF  tact that is worth recording wis tiiat I MEW YORK BOY  | aftout a .million tons of ^t^ouM      pother of thow s( (llfim^r.  "���������*������!"~ ������or  .ute  uu^ing.- y,. tne   anc^. which from time to time   blf-  i'.J'- ' .. h>,     ��������� ., fteh every .source of inKiuirv   is now on*  , In; this case it was notr.the toil tary ' Ji'iiinir 'the  nolle,. ���������f  v������     v h"T  apriorities that interIer������A,"lJur -the ' -|f $ [������. SJ,? "', N,P V'1*/"*  Admiralty officials wj"wd������    io \ ?Jeft,^k   ?"      S X "'L''  say. 'The latter wanted*: to 'itaow C, ?ii w ^ '''?' Lh,J  how ships were, going tbisteer1 clear I rf������" ������L^U ? ������v ������a���������\������ ���������l1 ������ ������������-  of the 120 pier* that were necessary I ������ c������ 0^ y, JL0"'*0-.,, 'f h *  to support the-bridge on a foggV JJ \\������)ak1������- *\ ksso" mLh his l������rl-  night. This eflectually killed it ! nJ1^"l0 .���������\l *: '^.m tho time  bridge scheme, so far as-we,- as a ' h������J,nd< ' ,s ,",,ot1her Pood-bye. no  country with a big voice in the mat- ' ������    lJu' ,a" hns    beon  I'oceived  ter, were Concerned.  He disappeared without leaving a.  - The Channel Bridge and Bailwav i[race- and wlljlo every resource  -Company, c registered in 1884 in ;|\nown to lhe Police, private deter  Paris, came nearest to    solving    *'- )tlvc {,Kenc'es    and  Tt 'is'not diilicult to foresee," so per5  problem, ofv the transportation of  trains, though why they proposed a  railway something like that .running  between Brighton and ltottingdcan  rather than the safer ferry-boat is a  mystery. , \      *%.  This idea was to construct, at ^a  depth of fifty feet below thet water,  a bridge on which was to run a huge  platform- standing several feet ��������� aljove  the sea. The platform was to hc^GOO  feet; in- length with a width ;o'f ...fifty  feet, and capable ol carrying four  railway trains; another platform of  corresponding size'would-be1, run on  the submerged rails, ,and -the two  -Jwould be connected  by ten s^cel col-  tamns, five . on__elther    sidet. ^ which 1  'Would be.    further    strengthened    by  .m Jtive agencies    ana    newspaper, enei*  e   gies has been utilized, the mystery is  uncleared.      Leo  i.s   about ."> feet   5  ���������inches in height,  of fair complexion;  '���������and weighs about 14U poitads.   . His  parents have  given    up    their home  pand live'in  an hotel, devoting-their  energies  and  their  means to a search.  for the missing boy.  The Shah of Persia has .l-.'corated  President Francis of the St. Louis  fair. - - . '  THINKS  V  MJLLIO>f-  XOAH  WAS  AIRE.  II. V. ^lillardj a well known  n co 1 ogi st-/���������n o"\v���������trr*Tesixl cut"  declared     the  01"  oi.her  the  where Noah's ark was built. He' hn*  .irch-  ���������������mP~  dny  place  gines and dynamos on thto-'.top plat-  wherc Xoah'f L}vk wfs ������uilL- H("     ,  form.     Cost, ������14,OC^600;    time of  !)CC1V ^fpigod  in  making excavation*  constructing, fivo^cart. -  ,in many places on-iho Nile nnd-inipor  What the weieflt of this would '���������a]}y att (,lzfh- "J hnvo dlncovereA*  have been it is not diflicult to iina- ^"ff lhe last three years.-. . he  gine, any more   than    to sec    what  ������������������*. "just where Noah lived,   where  would happen if tho rails bolow gave  J,^," ,,,]|va^l"1V. nn'd. ,lh",t    ^oaYl  way, or a huge -vessel ran into it in    "      * '"    '  tho dark.  Apart from such accidents  occurring, it inight have been a pleasant enough journey on a calm night,  but we dr6ad to think of tho^ possible, consequences with a sixty mile  an hour gale tearing down Channel  and mountainous waves sweeping over the trains.  Into the details , of M. Mottier's  idea for a subnierg6d railway it is  not worth goirig, since    thoy follow  buflt the grey pyramid of Khiifu,  kno,wn \ as the pyramid of Oi/oh.  l"Noah was a millionaire. Tho biblical account of the flood uivot* no  clew as to where Nonh lived or where  his ship carpenters wore at work for  120 years constructinig- the ark. None  was 600 years old when the flood  .came. It is evident that he must  have been li millionaire and it'man of  great authority. He built thn ark nt.  his own expense,     Such   a   bout   In  It's tny own particular little pie/ Joe  tho woman hater) Joe the; collbatol  ClurlsHii wan already engaged, you  know, so uuido a willing martyr on the  altar ot iny scheme*, Aud tny; Ethol  bud to piny limtend of standing by my  aide, whoro sho belonged. If she had  not���������if you'd thought you belonged to  her hy custom, Joe, Joo-my beautiful  girlie, Instead of becoming tho happy  Mm. Harrington shortly, would have  shared the aad, sad fute of the daffodil  maid,"  "And thtm." observed Ilarrlngton,  with n charitable grin, "do somo pooplo flatter themselves."  closely in the main thoso just refer-, these times would cost more than  rod to; but we cannot close without ,hnlf a million dollars. He nnint haw  mentioning the submarine boat which been in a position to force vast multitudes to work for him regardless of  their interest in him or in his work-  or of their own personal inclinations, Noah built tho great pyramid  during the earlier part of the fourth  Egyptian dynasty and not, more thnn  1,200 years ai'toi;,, (iod had oxpolled"  A flam and Evo from, the garden of  Eden."  A  BLOTCHY SKINS,  Tronbln   Iluo  to   Jm?mre  Uloo4  . Easily Remedied.  Malay I'enliunlu met,  "i'lyimisly Uns moA \uf.cU diet in  tho world," *uld a traveler who hud  Ju*t retnriictl from the Mtilny penln-  suln, "Im that of the .Tukmis of tho Boa,  or Oniiig IjiuIh. who nre tho ictil >Iu>  Iny pirates, -'1'bew ponpte hnve nboul  nil that thoro is to ent, and they out  everything a* It coiiioh nlonjr. Although they bavo nil kinds of (tno  fruits, at certain times of tho yonr they  ent xx yam which Is na poisonous thnt  tliey have to gvtite It und mix It with  slaked lime before tliey Oare swallow  It,    tit tl-e M>������.V of llei������U lliev vni liitni-  keys. titter, wild pig, blnls, fish, porcupines, llwrrl*. wjulrrel*. rn<*. mice nnd  snakes. And they teem to turn from  venison to rot or from wild pig to  snake wu\i cuiui too^tuo  Imps it .was as well that    Napoleon   cross braces. Electricity ^as",to   be  '+Ta?������ |,S'   ,    ,     ,.  the troublesome was just    then    too   the motive" power, dcrivcVl .' from en-     "a     hG   lmU   "'scoverud  eagerly bent on subjugating perfidious "'  Albion for much attention to be paid  this scheme by either Franco or England.  All tunnel and tube schemes have,  of course, the great difliculty of ventilation to overcome. In the tunnel  projected somo years later j\r. Thoino  do Ganiond, another French engineer,  proposed to solve it by thirteen chim-  'neys, whose tops were to take tho  form of concrete islets.  This tunnel was to run from Enst-  ware on tihe English side to Capo  Gris-Nez on the French shore. At  those two spots pits woro to be sunk  and the tunneling commenced simultaneously from each, Tliey were toH  meet beneath tho Vnrne bank, in the  centre of tho Channel. At this .spot  tbero was to bo established a railway stntlon, and a huge shaft was  to run right to tho top. Work was  actually , cqinincnccd on tdio French  side at Lnngetto, but tho proprietor  died in 1876, and his dream has nover been ran Hood.  A bridge was suggested in 18'lfl,  but It was nearly twenty years later  that n company was formed In Lon-j  don to take the mutter in'hnnd.'No/  thing appears to havo been done, for  in 187ft a '.'Channel, Tunnel Com-  puny" got a, bill through Parliament which gave It the power' to  coniinenco experimenting.  But aftor mnon years only a mile's  progress In the wny of excavation  hart been made, nnd tho military authorities killed the project with the  bogey of French invasion. Jt win* not  the Invasion they feared; what alai'm-  ed''thein was lhe declaration Ihat   a  mini of nt lonst .Cll.ooo.oon would be  ni'i'esKnry to build fact cesses   ut   our  ond to protect us In cose of nn  invasion.  Whilo tunnels nnd bridges were   in  the nlr though tho promoters of iho  former would hnve liked In.hnvo Keen  them deep licncnth tl������*   water,   two  Knglish engineers,   Messes,   Hntcmnn  and    Hevy. enmo forward lu    J8\lU  with n proposal for n tube to   con-  ryect the two coi.������itrli������s. It wns to rout  ytin the bed of thn st.n, being  formed  of cast icon sect ions    I'A feet In di-  uuiott'i',     Id feet   in  length    nml    4  Inches thick. How It wus to he built  wns nicely worked nut; pneumatic or  otiuoHpIuM'lc pri'hHtire was to work the  trnliif,  Nlncn the stenm    locomotive  oould not be used, and the cost was  ^     i     ,,nt,.  co rum nnn  However, ns Utile rnine nf Hi!* .a  of n mho scheme suggested curlier by  a l������r. 1'n.verne, who hnd inv.'nptl a  Kuht.iarlnc bout and t������fT,-n <l to l.-n.l  it to ennhlo a rond to curry n tube  to be built on the bed of the sen; nor  Oil)      OUMIll     Ulltll'   III      tiliwll.il       t nm-  si'heriie jiut forward over u ipmrter  of u century ngo by a French engineer named Castuniw.  This was to cost ������M,o<hi,������wio���������on  paper. He miggimted tin* Milldlng of  a pair of parallel tubes, through  which tbe 11Hint* Wire tu run. 'Uh-m-  tubes    wore to tie Ip-pt    united    by  tlllllh\i-l M-      llllil'H,   I lie      Nslml,-      lii'ttltj  ���������urruundtfl with cement. Ventilnting  shafts woro to nm to nh������' Kirtaeo ol  the wnjlPr. tin tho \nrnt* bnnk he pm*  poseit to build a rtgulnr stntUnt.  hnvin* Urmt   oxtetiod e rlrc������s!nr   well  M. Goubet invented. Ho proposed a  railwny to bo lnid at the bottom of  the sea, tho Uont to make.the journey on wheels, Concerning- this it is  not necessary to say more; our renders enn plcturo the possibilities in  thoir own imaginations. ,  Thnt one day wo shall have a  bridge, a tunnel, a tuber;' or .some  more pleasant moans of eross'ng tlio  Chnnnel. thnn at present prevails  thoro is littlo doubt), but many problems yot. remain to bo solved . nnd  many authorities to be' satisfied, so  for the timo bebig wo must rest con-  tout with tho ferry-boats���������whim wo  got thom.   "What people are nlwnys sure or  finding tho biggest llsh nonr their  coupt'r"  "Give It up,"  "Tho KiiBllnh, becnuso they can always find Wulea."  "Oh, pshnw! Wnlos Isn't whales,"  "No. you stupid. Hut don't tho Eng.  Huh drop their h's?"  Bad blood is the one great cause  of bad complexion nnd blotchy skim*,  i This is why you must attack' (he-  trouble through the blood with l>r.  Winiuuih' J'itik Pills, Ail hinUhCH,  boils, ulcers, pimples and pnfences  aro thn direct, iininistnkablu retult  of weak l>l<.t������! loaded with iiupuri-  ties, Ur. Williams' I'ink Pills con*  i|uer the poison; Hiey drive out all  the; impurities; ihey actually, moke  new, rich red blood; Ihey strike  right ut tlu* root of all cornplcslon  1 roubles; Hny are n, punitive nnd per*  ninnent cure for all viruleni skin dls-  eases like eczeiun, scnifuln, pinmle*  nnd erysipelas. They give you a  clenv, eli-un M������ft nkin, tree from,, all  blemish nnd'full of roKv lifiilth, Mr.  Mntthew Conk, hnmerton, N. W. f.,  tells how Ur. WllllnmV I'ink 1������H1������  cured him nl 'erysipelas (fitter othor  medicines hnd fulled, Ht' says: "My  skin  was  iullainid;   my  flofih  tfiulor  "Tommy," said his niolher. who hnd 'wn������ ennti-d: 'i had chilli endfe/h'rtu^������  Tlie "Way With Servant*,  Mrs. New-Yes, most of tho servant  girls nro ns Independent nnd nV. Impudent na they enn be. Now. I bellevo  It's host to tnko n young greenhorn  .tnd train lor up lu tie way she should  go nnd then��������� Mrs. Olduu���������First thing  you   know   she   kouh.  Pttnt������tmi<������nt  lilm across ber krioo. "this hurts me  worse thnn It does yprf."  "I wus nriuid." suid Tommy under  hl������ brent It. "thnt bind board I put In  the *r������nt of mv tun-yore nh'ltt hurt her  band."  Inforu-Htlnflr.  "I suppose you hnve mnde It a rule  fn politic* never fo forget n friend."  /���������There'* no dnnger of flint." unswer.  cd hciintor Boriihum, "if a man bun  done ni\yt!;!iig friendly for yon In pull-  tics be never lets you  forget It"  No mntter how a man gets a black  eyo, he it bmiu} to Itstt a guilty look  ���������!onf wlfb It,  I wuh tnkintr fever. I trlinl severnl  medi'-lnes, but. nothing helpnd m*  until I li.-^.ui iihiiiK Dr. William*'  l.Mnk   T'IIIh   nml   droyo   the 'trouble  'from my m.vsIiui,   ami   J   nm now Xt*.  iliu wm ui fn-Hith, I thmS these plll# *  the  lM������������tt   medicine   In the world for  hlood trtmbles."  "It is nn every rlny recoul of e������ret/  like ibis that hns jrlven Vt, Wil-  litinis' i'ink l'ills their world-widi*  prtiiuineiir^ Then' euro when ntbit  uiedKiiUK mil, but you niiist got thr  orennbie with the full nnmo. '"TV  WmiiHii'-* I'ink puis for T'nh* Voo*  ���������do,*' on Hm* wrapper nround ev*ry  l������ix. Y������������u t*4tn *,vt thew jiills at all  druinrlsts. or l.v itiail nii.'io rents ������,  |tiox, or six boxes for $2:50, by writing the   I������r. WiUiwms'  M������diHnf   C*.,  fil'uCkviiZt.,   tii.i. ;.:���������..,������������������,:-  .;.*,;������ ^jfi^^.%^^i^.^%i;������^^^  \  n%       -u x    iq h���������The     Chinese  Shanghai,   IS n���������me  Government cotaplnins that the  Russians have occupied Kashgar.  The government has appealed lo  |he Chinese Foreign Board to eject  lbe Russians at once. Karibgar ������  the most western point in Eastern  Turkistan and has a"'population of  50,000. ���������     .  Tien Tsin, 18tb~The Russians  have threatened to invade North  China and invade North Chi.HMtiid  Cinwtffo kestan i!China eoniinu  e8 to discriminate against Russian  contraband in favor oi Japan.  Tokio. 18th-The note of., lhe  Russian government to the p were  cilling attention to the alleged violation of China if her declared neutrally has created the impression  in official quarters that Russia ih  trying to involve France, China  and other powers in the war-so-  that Russia may take hea defeat  with greater giace.  London. 18tb-Lord Minto, for  marly Governor General of Canada,  "t a banquet tonight said Canada  could ������.������ wait for ever on the question of Preferential treatment and  if rho received nothing but a bucket  of cold water she would be justified  in savins there were other opporm-  StieJ liefore her. The United  Btales, His lx>rd*hip said, was aeek  ing reciprocity with' Canada in. the  hope of stealing her away from  Great Britain.        '  School   Statement  fOR YEAR 19������4-  EXPENPITURE.  ?eMhers'Salary ������^G5 00  Janitor,  fjeveuger,  Poal,  Wood,  W������ter,   Examination Papers^    !'  j1Joh5ngrorSchTroVehequer==  Repairs to building, *   -  ^tovesa Water Tank aadStove Pipes, 43 la  A.d^ertiaiaR, 3 u0'  BSTsSSi- ^ High Sohool, 10 20  Freight,                            _.. 3u 43  jneidenwB, etc., ^_   $5,040 00  $4,457 10  frlO 00  229 00  90 55  504 25  85,040 90  Total Receipts,  Y.������   o 90  High Suhool Fees dua .������������������**"  Reeneotfully submitted,  KeBp   x, H.C ARE X, Secy.  PS -Since   tho  above  Htatomont  was  * Veered led  hooka audited tne   ahoy  Jnakiwj the amount paid by City *>������..o  instead oi $1564 25, Tl H. U.  Cumberland, Jany. 5th. 1005-1 hereby  >u���������Zt I have iJUrtuod tlio bunks an-;  ^IferJ ftoi iXil 0������������b"tald S0h(,,,1  Board and Iind thom oorreot.  Financial    -   Statement  OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF  THE CITY o������ CUMBERLAND  ��������� 1904 ���������  RECEIPTS  Jany, 1���������Cash on haud,  Deo. 31���������R>adTax,  Sidewalk Tax,  Dog Thx,  Trado Licences,  Scavenger Accouut,  Scale Account,  Real Estate Tax,  Police Cour*.  Pound Accouut,  Rent ol City Hall.  $571 79  276 00  4 00  81 00  2,297 50  1,030 75  45 75  1,138 45  255 00  18 00  27 50  1E._JMPE._I ljnioil  :    Hotel  S_5,_v������-u-_3I_   C.   3D-5-^IS.     ^Of^������������?;  English 4 x BURTON always on tap ;    also, the famous MILWAUKEE  BEERS-Anhenser, Bohemian, Schlitz, &c.       "OLD GREY BEARD  SCOTCH WHISKY, Best Wines and Liquors of all kinds.  The Boarding and Lodging Department, under the immediate superintendence of Mm  Davis, will be found Firttt class in every respect.   >         -        -���������_-������������������-���������  $l.oo per day upwawta.  $5,74*'  290 00  60 00  5500  10 00  13 75  10 00  J_0iL  . EXPENDITURE *#  OrosBing Aco'Uut, '    ,  Klectiou Account,  Refund Road Tax,  Sports���������24Ui May,  Sundries,  Auditor,  Otlioe Account,  Sue Walks,  Advertising Account,  Fire Protection Account,  Uro us,  Refund Trade Licenso,  Scavenger Account,  Stable Aocouui���������Ft ed,  ('< '        " Repairs  Scale. Acconn .  Health Officer,  Healtn Account,  Street Lirflit Aooount, Dec. 1903,  ,. .������ ���������������      1904,  Poiicrt C< urt Account,  Poind Account,  HallAccuui,  Nail  Account,  School Account,  Tools Account,  Municipal Buildings,  Wages Amount���������  T. E. Bankv  R. Hornal,  Cleik, L. VV. Nunns,  (35  26  25  .   0  10  57  J76  95  473  110  20  13  158  28  3  125  19  40  ���������463  &S7  33  10  20  524  8  42  900  860  240  RATES,  ��������� * ��������� * ��������� ���������  Royal Baqk of Capda  *"��������� <t>n nrtrt i\t\l\  -J ���������  Capital (paid up) .$3,000,000  Reserve Fund 3,000,000  Undivided Proffts,       '���������.    192,505  T. E. KENNY, President. E. L. PEASE, Genkjul Mmtaom.  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department:���������Deposits of $1 and upwards reoelved; latere* aeV  lowed at current rates, compounded twice each year on 30th Jane and Slat De������*>b*  Drafts on all points bought and sold. R. E. WALKER, MANAGE  OFFICE HOURS 10 to 3;     Saturday, 10 to 12;    open Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9 p.m  15  70  75  71  (i&  95  25  90  80  00  00  00  Balance Cash in bank,  Accounts due the City���������  From Arrears of Taxes,  $4 937 81  SR804  ������?  "   Scavenger Account, .-  $89 40  =40=00���������  3rd {%.,- Cumberland  HHKt A, BILLON, U,  NOTARY PUHLIC. CONVEYANCER,  REAL ESTATE INSURANCE AGENT,  COMMISSIONER SUPREME COURT BC  ''Rent*"'received, debts collected,  JarniB valued,     Deeds registered,  Campbells' : BAKERY.  A Fifce Selection of CAKES  always  on hand.  FRESH BREAD every day.  Orders for SPEOIAL OAKES promptly attended to.  Duiisiiiuir Avenue, Cmberiaiid.  .. SMOKE       I Waveriy Hotel  $159 40  RECF4PT8.  OovernmoatGrant,^^^^  High Sohool Fees from Pupils  Balance from 1903,  Paid by City, "  The sum of $550 oollected through the  Police . oun hum been endued to the Trade  Liceuse Account.  I hereby certify that I have examined all  buoki aud voucht-rs belonging t.<> the City oi  Cumberland for ohe year 1904 and tinci  them 'Oorreot.  F. A, ANLEY, Auditor.  Cumberland, Jany. 7th, 1905,  (  Is/LTTiBXO*  ORCHESTRA   of from  3 to 5  inpiiunii-nlH for dunces  or   other  functions supplied at short notice.  P. MONTE,  Dunsmuir Avenue,  OOOOO' OOOOOOOOOOOUCM  O  o  o  De^dH, Wills, Mining Papef87-&crj-drawiiT-  OFFICES,   CUMBERLAND, B.C  "loi on Parle Francais."  For CANDIES  Novelties,   Pictures,  Frames and cleaning  of frames.  Of HUNDEivT  A.told Studio,     Cumberland.  CUBAN   BLOSSOM"  A UNION MADF/CK'tAR  FROM   THE���������  Cuban Oigar Factory  M. J., BOOTH, Propridtot,;  NANAIMO, B.O. !  ^HE ADVANTAGE the puhlic  bus in purcbaBing where tbey  live i������ tln'y nee thn article and are  not disappointed as when sending  First-Clasg Accommodation  ... .at Reasonable Bates ...  ���������BEST-OF-WIN-ES^A-HQUORBs���������  S. SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.  I  away,  *������������  Tuning J   "'������' Mj\  MSSuSmt  The  Now In lis Mb Vcar  A-IsTX)  amin  I am prepared to O  furnish Stylish Rigs g  and do Teaming at C  reasonable rates. c  D. KILPATRICK S  Cumberland g  ������ o oooooooooooooo  %J  )(.)  INC,   I'ft 9ft  Lif.  Xil77  .1 ,.V*:.:.^*Au,,4xuei3 house guVINC  'rT,r nicr oi'i  NOTICE.  Hiding on locomotives and  rail  way cars of, the   Union   fiolliery,  Company hy any  person   >xr  per  sons���������except train crow���������ip strictly  prohibited.    Employees  are subject to dismissal for allowing same  By order    J  Francis D Lttti.r  Manager.  NOTICE.  I bog to inform tho publio tha  on and alter Jiinutny 1st, 1004, my  hujtincBB will ho strictly cush,'by so  doing I can give my Patron^ belter  Riitisf action.  T, H. CAREY, Tailou.  WANTED  MEN AND WOMKN in this county  nntl adjoining tenitonen io reprcHcnt  and advenise an old eHtabli������hed business  hou>c oi hoIk) fnmncinl standing. Halnrv  ���������o men $21 weekly, to women $13 to $18  weekly with Exnnws ntlvancctl ench  Mondav by check,dire:t from headquarters.   Horse and1 bug;y furnished when  neceswiy,    posittim permanent.  Address Mew  lims. &   Co., Dcpt. A.  Monon lildg.. Chicago, III.  TO BE DRAWN FOB,  An E.n>lnun Y.odaV, 4| x U film.  Con. $25 in New York, in perfect  order; a (im������clii8������������ InntNimmit.  Ticketf 25c. e������ch���������Apply thiv oflice  Oui Drtity Ch"p la nn pxcellen  Milk producer. Only 124 per ton,  Nupier & P-irtridgo.  P. Stoddart,  Watchmaker   and    Jeweler,  sells goods at Eastern Prices and  has a,nice stock to select from.  EVERYTHING in SOIJD GOLD  All purohftM* engraved  ....free of charge ....  P, STODDART,  Dunsmuih Ayk.,.        Cumberland.  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST.CLA8S      /  CANDY, FRUIT*,  CIGARS A .TORA0CO8.  tBeSSflSWfl*SHBSS5SK!SSfW!W!TH~T!  ���������'   fiil,My^������JMiforPiu������or  Heavy HtrivMi, at short notioe.  !      WILL1AM8 BROS.       i  iLiverv Stable:  ���������    TlSAMBTVJHS AND DttAYMKN     ;  I    SlNOLK AND   DOUBIJ} ������!Pf������   .!  ��������� yon Hire, Am. Oudkim j  '; Puomptly Attended to, '���������  : Third 3t,, Cumberland, B.O.  man in OnmMiM  STAY AT THB   VENDOME.  .HI.WHH.   ���������.   ���������<  " ��������� " '    - "- ���������"���������'������������������*  ���������'������������������������������������������iw���������11'���������IWM1IWII Mill   WPHWUPIWWWIIWW^  WT    Att OOKVKNIKSOM VUH OUIM1K.  wmmwmtmmxmmmmmm  Tuk Hah ih Buwmkii with  Best Liquors *nd Cigars  R. 8. ROBBSTM)^.  WILLARD BLOCK,     Cumberland,  Hanalio Cigar factory  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  BEST   ;;   ON   :;   EARTH.  Maunfaoturod by  PJOABLE & CO., NANAIMO, B.C.  C. H. TARbr.LL,  mamam*  High Grade 8toves   '  and all Kitoheu Rtquirtmtntf  SPORTRMKNS GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  HIDES SEN^OEERSKINS.  ���������rHi'OBfBp, ST  /  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  ANDERSON,    -   '  ��������� -      MGR  W. B.  The oolainna of The News Are open to all  who wish' to exprus* thoroiu views o mat*  tern uf publio interest.  While we do not hold ourselves re *-onsi*  hie for the utterances of correspondent, we  eterve tha right of declining to insert  om manioations unneoaasarily personal.  WEDNESDAY, JANY. 25   1905.  ^^^^^THT._.*."' i A~ '���������-     -    ������������������  --  tepimait I Maiio iy  s. s. "City of Nanaimo.  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling ai North Saanich  Cowichan Bay, Maple Bay and Crofton  when freight or passengers offer.  Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a-m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaima Trrarstfay, 7- a.m.,,. for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Na-  , naimo and way ports.  Sailsfr6m Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., for  Victoria,   Calling at Crofton,   Maple  Bay, Cowichan Bay and North Saanich when freight or passengers offer  The Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, steamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  nil Stations, good for going journey Saturday and Sunday, returning not later  than Monday. *  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  Cumberland  Hotel1���������  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.  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that, on Monday, the seventh day of November, a,d., 1904, at the hour of  Ten o'clock a.m., at the Court-boute, Cumberland, I shall offer for sale by Public Auction the Mineral  Claims in the list hercinafie!; pet out, of the persons in paid list hereinafter set out, of which Crown Grants  have been issued, for all unpaid taxes accrued, due and payable on the 30th day of June, 1904, or no-  crued, due and payable at any 30th day of June, subsequent to the date of the issue of tbe 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 me on or before the  day of sale, the claims may be sold 10 the highest bidder, nnd a conveyance executed to the purchaser  of all right and interest in snid claim* legally alienated by the Crown, by the Crown Grants thereof.  , In the'event'nf there being no purchaser, or if the price offered Khali not be sufficient to pay the  taxes and expenses of advertising, the land shall absolutely revert to the Province and the Crown Grants  thereof shall be deemed void,  LIST ABOVE MENTIONED  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per day  SEET'S JESIRIES,  3010 Westminster Road  NAME OF PERSON.  North Saanich when tide and weather  conditions permit.  VANCOUVER - N Aft AIMO ROUTE.  S. 8.     "JOAN."  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays.  Sails from Vancouver after arrival of C  P.R. Train No. 1. daily except Sundays, at 1 p.m.  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,.  Gold Fields of B O  II II  Wilson, Seahler & Bloomfield  De Bew, B.tuer & McKluuon  Chaiiue Mining Co  Frederick Arm Mining Co  MoCnllum D  Hoare, J H  F&irfiuid Exploration Syndicate  ���������I ������������������ 11  Douglas Pine Mining Co  11 *u  ii  *���������       11  Nash, Martin  Whalen, Wm  Du Beok, Bauer & McKinnon  Coulsou O, Kioher C H, Hoare J H  B*mn,',W A  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES,  GREENHOUSE AND; HARDY PLANTS  for Springi Planting,  BEE  ���������FERTILIZERS-  HIVES   and    SUPPLIES  TIME TABLE  EFFECTIVE  OCrOBER 5th, 1904.  ���������VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  N������.������-Daily. No. 4-Sunday  A.M. PlM"   '  Pe, goo ...Viotoria ;De 3.00  <������. 9,28 .Coldstream .... "   3 28  ������������������10.24 '.^Koeulg'i "   4.24  .Dunoan's    "   5,00  PH.  .Nanaimo  "   6 42  Wellington Ar. 6 5b  Green house full of Plants, Cut Flowers  -El oral _W_ork Ca talQK uesJleJ>_2L  call and examine stock.  \   EASTERN PRICES OR LE>S.  11  11  11  11  ii  11  Fairfield Exploration Syndicate  14  II  II  II  II  llll  (>  II  II  (I  il  If  II  II  II  II  II  II  II  II  202,  203,  204a  281,  234,  285,  240,  ������������������ 11.00.  PM.  ������������������ 12.35.,  Ar 12.53..  M. J. HENRY,  VANCOUVER, B.C  Wells, Malcolm R  Radley and Shaw  Radley, W V  R*dley and Shaw  =JRadley,=W_,V   Radley and Shaw  Bobby Burns,       Lot 201,  Hetly Green  Daniel Webster  Poodle Dog  Julie  White P*ne,  BlueBellH,  Gold Bug,  Daahwdod,  Shoofly,  Goloonda,  Dorotha Morton,  Eva, ���������    ���������'  Douglas Pine, '  Gold Exchange,  Coue Fraction,  Champion,  Commonwealth,  Jennie B,  Empreas,  Enid,  Stella,  Bluoher, ���������'  Wellington, ������������������  Waterloo Fraction,"  Contact Fraction   "  Banker, "������       "  Comox Fraction,    "  Percy,  24S,  244,  233.  264,  271,  2T2.  273.  276,  277,  278,  279,  \280,  281,  288,  289,  290,  326,  291,  297,  298,  Valdez Inland  ii ii  ii ii  Channe Island  PhMlips Arm  Thurlow Island  Frederiok Arm  ii ii  ii ii  Philips Arm  Bitero Basin  Phillipa Arm  ii       ii  Thurlow Ialand  i. ii  ii ii  Fanny Bay  ii  Phillips Arm  ii       ii  ii       iiii       i<  Frederick Arm  ���������i       ��������� ii  ���������i ii  ������i i<  Phillipa Arm  Dorothy Morton fr'e'n, 300,  ii  ii  ii  ii  Ferguson, Robt Chas  Morroct|i Br������s>  WELLING >K TO VIOTORIA.  No. 1-Dail N.������. 3~8unday  A.M. AM*  Do. 8.00 Wellington.... De.3 0i>  ���������������   8.20 Nanaimo  "   3.15  J0.02 .Dunoun's  "   6������������0  a 10.42 Koenig's...  " '5 3Q  ��������� ���������11.88 Coldniruam  "   6.32  Af I2.00i... ... Victoria  Ar 7.00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets on sale, good over rail and stealer  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excur-  sions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arraiiBtod for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  &2@&&&������&,  DREAD, Cakes and Pies deliyer-  : ed daily to any part of City.  ii  ii  full STQHK of _ Groceries  HOLY  TRINIT YCHURCK  SERVICES.  Holy Communion ev<������ry Sunday at 8 pm.  ... ���������first Sunday in the month, n am.,'  Morning service, na.m.; Sunday,  School, 2.30 p.m.! Evening service,  7 p.m.! Choir Practice every Friday  at 7 3������ P>rn'  F, G..Christmas Paste.  MoKinuou, Jno McL  I. '.!<  De Book, Geo W  Cullen, Jame3  Mathers, Adam and John  Mathers, Adam ft Jobn ft Manson L  Mathers, John   &   Adam,   ard|  McLaughlin, Wm Henry )  Mathers,   John   &  Adam,   anti(  MoLa 'ghlin, Wui Henry )  MuLiughlin, Wm Henpy   ������������������;'  Chimnang,  Douglas, "  Maggie May, ������������������  Black Prince.        .'���������  Harbour .'���������  Harbour Fraotion, "  Volunteer, "  Protection,   Adam,  Sunset,  Molly Gibson,  Isis,  Attuie Laurie,  Riverside,  Theodosia,  Silver King,  Blue Jacket,  Copper Chief,  Copper King,  Nimkish,  Klaaboh,  Magnet,  Lutftia,  Vuloan,  319.  320,  328,  318,  338.  354,  355,  ,357, "  358,  3bV,  384,  386.  387,  1831,  1832,  1833,  1834,  1835,  127,  128,  129,  130,  132,  Menzies Bay  11  11  "IT"  11  ci  Unpaid  Taxes  11 00  9 00  7 25  13 00  48 75  82 25  13 00  10 25  11 25  8 00  26 00  12 50  10 50  40 00  18 75  1 25  5 75  5 i!5  53 75  11 25  58 75  32 50  02 50  6-1 25  47 50  1 25  10 25  5 00  12 50  6 00  13 00  12 25  12 50  21 50  5 75  2 50  12 25  __13_00  a'-.  Phillips Arm  ii       11  ii ti  Malaspina Inlet  11  11  11  11  11  11  11  ���������<  Rupbrfc  11  12 75  1200  12 50  34 50  39 00  34 50  44 00  45 00  40 00  46 00  11 50  12 50  8 25  10 50  9 75  9 00  a*  a  S 'S  St:  a->  H*3  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 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 00  2 oo  2 00  2 00  2 06  2 00   g_oo  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  JTOTAL  13 00  11 00  9 ti  15 00  50 75  84 85  15 00  12 ������}  IS 25  10 00  '48 00  14 50  12 50  48 00  20 75  8 M  7 75  7 25  05 75  15 28  60 75  84 50  64 50  05 25  49 50  3 t5  18 86  7 00  1450  8 00  15 00  14 25  14 50  28 50  7 7&  4 60  14 25  =J6_00_  14 75  . 14 00  14 60  86 50  41 00  36 50  46 00  4/0O  42 00  48 00  13 10  14 50  10 96  *i  12 50  11 75  11 00  Date4 at Cumberland 7th October, 1904.  JOHN BAIRD, Assessor,  Oomox Assessment District,  Cumberland Pott Offlo*.  TT  UNION BREWING Co  I  NANAIMO,   B.C.  The yearly return of the Bock Beer Bdason is   of interest to the  brewer as woll as the publio, and the  UNION BOCK BEER POR 1904  Will again chow that speoial caro hats boen talton in tho manufacture of tho superior  article.   Tho Uuion Brewing Co.'s Book ban Item browned (or a numbor of months  and stored in thoir fainoux cellars until it hw roaohod the proper ago, and li now  ON DRAUGHT AT ALL HOTELS,  TRADI MARK*  DIOIONfl,  copymoHTS 4o>  Anronesond lur b nketnh ond dowrlptlmi mar  (jutokly Moort*ln. ffoo, whether on Idvooi on u  prolixly pataj.itnblo.  ComnjuntontlnDS itrlotty  oontldontlnl. 6  in Araorlon.  \... .......  Pntonti Jnlcon tlirougb  ipeolal notioo in tlie  80IENTIFI0 AMERICAN,  ,    k jntlttT. OMost Bfronoyforsoourlnffpntnni  ln_Araorloo.. 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Pointer No, 6���������Its mi '"wtloiu mnl IiUcjuiimUuh ..iv wmtli iumu,v tloiwin tu v������t<.u  aith*W" 1><"\  Pointer No, T-Morully It In shove rcprnnch, ���������  From Now to December 31.1905, for $1.00  Inclurtl k tlit m������L'rlti' ������nti|-������i tol Xnui .......  NumlwrMil ilUiliil.u���������unit | Ir e. , *i>d������b������������  Jl?���������!?iifwr*",il':'^T-t'T"*    THE NOR'-WEST FARMER*Limited,  '*oii*vl.tmt*Mit**umi*'l*t**u P.O. DOS UIO, WINNIPMi, MAN. /"  'a1 '   'fT'---*jTt!--*$,~lz'r,  l\  ������'������W������^������������������������������|^������������������������������������������������������������������<  h������'li������'������<l������������������*������������������������*������'j  [The Girl of the ll  Orchard -*;  I  Copyright. 1901 by Charles W. Hook*  Hobvard  Fielding  X ���������  I!  ��������� *H(HMWM^������HMf#**#:****#^ *������������������  CHAPTER XIII.  CKOSS  EXAMJNATIO.Y.  * jrlY father enine promptly In re-  [VI I spouse to my summons. If  he delayed anywhere. I think  it was very near his journey's  end. To be explicit, it was ray opinion  that he halted his vehicle just beyond  the hill and made ii call in the orchard  before appearing openly at the Witherspoon house. The apple trees were  surging famously thnt day. giving better glimpses toward the lodge thau  I had ever before enjoyed, or 1 should  not have caught a momentary view of  him as he was hurrying away after  his visit.  I did pot mention this circumstance  when we sat down together in my  room to talk the whole matter over.  Instead fl opened'the conversation by  asking whether he knew a youug lady  named Helena .Jones.  "Yes; certainly," said he. "She's a  friend of Sibyl's. She's been at our  house often. What about her?"  . He had an exaggerated air of caution, more fran'k than the most open  manner of another, I'or insincerity playfully assumed by liiiu was like a narrow man's coat on his back, .making  him seem all the broader. I was reminded of his way when he used to  play cards with ycse long ago. and 1  could always read in his face what sort  of hand he held.  "I've met ber out here," said I. "She  is a very beautiful girl."  He seemed to iveign thia statement  doubtfully.  "I really never thought so," said hr.  Though 1 had long been aware that  those whom he found right at heart  were always beautiful to him and the  others never, I was still surprised that  he should'carry the peculiarity to this  absurd extremity.  "She- does not in any way compare  with Sibyl," he added, and I instantly  perceived that he would have wished to  recall the words.  "You promised not to describe Sibyl  to me, didn't you?",I cried.  He possessed himself of a palm leaf  fan that was In reach and began to  wave it to good purpose.  "I had a presentiment,"' said he,  "that this interview would be diflicult."  And then he laughed In that fine,  hearty tone that lingers In the hearer's  memory.  "lt Is considered unwise," he n<$ded,  "to praise a girl too highly Jn advance.  One expects so much."  "Sibyl must have known well enough  what you would say of hor," I rejoined,  "und 1 don't wonder she begged for  mercy. I would have done so on niy  own account If It hnd notdicon too late.  ' Sho must hnvo found ine a terrible disappointment."  He looked at me In perfectly genuine  surprise.  "1 didn't know she'd seen you," he  *nld-"that Is, of course she's seen you,  but"-  "Xotliero."  "I am not speauing or either or you."  said I. "There is a heaven sent boy  upon this place whose works were In  my mind when 1 condemned all mysteries. And this brings me easily to  my confession. In New York I met a  very charming young woman named  Anna Lamoine"���������  "It seems to me that I have heard  of her," said my father.  "She carried me completely off my  feet." I continued. "I ciiunot blame  myself; surely uot her. The best man  in the world might be proud to kneel at  her feet. The most exacting could uot  accuse her of spreadiug a snare. Vet  there is inwoven- lu the bright and  beautiful fabric of her character a very  strange thread. She has a perfect iu-  tuition, and. to speak outright, she impressed me as being able to read hue  print pasted on the back of my coat ^  when she was standing in front of me  I have uo doubt that all her ways were j  honest and her powers genuine. Real- I  ly, 1 think I was in love with her.'"  "You were?" said he anxiously. ;  "She has a brother named Jimmy," j  said l, "and he is spendiug the summer, j  here. That boy is the most remarkable i  natural caricature that ever existed; i  He pretends to know everything. He j  perverts all his sister's pretty ways into |  the most arrant and transparent trick- j  r-ry. 1 am not such a donkey as.tosup- j  pose that there is the faintest similarity j  between their inner uatures. but I am j  not strong" enough to bear the superfi- ;  clal resemblance. It is idle to suppose '  that she could ever have cared for me, I  but now 1 can never care for her. ���������:  That's the story in a nutshell." :   {  My father, developed a liking for pe- i  dostrian exercise and walked several |  times around my center table. j  ���������taihis-ls���������vuu-y���������reuiai:kiiLile.!l_hg--said. !  "I hardly know what lo say about it;" j  "ThereIs really .nothing that can be !  said." I rejoined. "It has happened. It j  is all in the past tense. Let us speak of i  something else." !  "Wuat. for Instance?" he asked, re- j  suming his seat. I  "Tliere Is a young man named Trask j  here." said I, and my father frowned !  slightly. "He seems to me to be a very j  good fellow, and I tliluk that he and ;  Sibyl love each other." i  "Why. what can you possibly know j  about that?" he demanded. "The uiau :  has not said so. has lieV" j  "Never, but 1 huve seen thera to- I  gether."  "1 don't see how thnt Is possible,',!  said he. "It Is true that Sibyl has told1  me nlmost nothing of whut she has  done.  She has begged me not to ask  her. And yet I understood"���������  "Thnt she' hnd not.come up to tb*������  house," mild 1 when he |MU������ed.  "Lot  me nsk you a question straight from  the shoulder. Is there u Miss Jones, a  real one?" '  "Certainly," he answered. "Miss  Jones Is not Sibyl, If thnt's what you  ineiiii."  "And you say that Miss Jones Is not  ben ut I ful'/"  "Not to my eye."  Bo 1 had been essentially right with*  He nodded, repeating my words:  "Not hero.  Though even thnt Isn't   out fully understanding. It was Sibyl  strictly true, I should fancy.  Perhaps ��������� Whom I hud seen ns Miss .loues, but  I oughtn't to say more."  I lookod him straight In the eye.  "If you nre going to be mysterious, I  shall get up nnd smash tho furniture,"  "i'ou promlmd tint to describe Sibyl,  didn't your*  said I. "Never again shall I be able to  endure the quality of mystery Id a hu-  man being."  "Why. whnt do yon mean?" lie nsked.  Astonished. "1 I hough t you Imd found ]  this IHtlff gnrne of J������H������yl"s quite mints-  lug. If you know hor better-- ftrnlly,  you mustn't allow this to prejudice you  against tier. Tlio fault is all mine. My  wooden stupidity In writing such let*  ten to you about her"���������  meanwhile tho real one was dwelling  In the orchard. Blessed heaven, could  it lie she Una sung, n'.iu whom Scovel  hud soon 7  It must bo remembered that In all  this doubt and confusion there wns ono  siu'o reality���������the vole* of tho singer.  Some one possessed It. There was n girl  upon earth and near to me nt thnt moment who could sway my soul with  song as no one else had ever done, as  no other uiortal creature ever would.  Suppose she were a girl my fntlier did  net llko, a girl the sight of whom luul  driven poor Scovel buck lo work nt tho  beginning of hot went her. It was a  honor ������.o make a Jest of since in no  other way might It be borne.  "Ybu are not favorably Impressed  with Mr. Trusk?" said I tn give my  mind the relief of n changed theme,  "I will speak rniiikly." lie replied. "I  know little against hhn except thnt he  lh   M-tliMl   iliiil   litiiii',   ilf   if   i.,������.ni.>i<ii.i;  utid i:\lruo!'d)si::i-',ly .'jllivji'l'vc ti> wn-  men, and he has gone Ids way ruthlessly, au I hnvo been tnlil. avoiding open  dishonor, but leaving tunny u soro  heart beside the pnih. I do not like tlmt  a>u>i t*X u iii.ui.      ������  "Thore Is one sore heart here because  of hhn," wiltl I, "audil tell you earnest-  ly that the case Is pitiable. I would  have spoken of the matter even If It  had not como up In thin way. been two  1 f  wnnt yonr ndvlro.    Thf������ girl Is n  niece of Mrs.  Wltlierspooii,  without  mtaus utu! (iunu'U.hii; of ;t drudge hcr<\  I'm itfiald. in a |Hilite way. Trask lias  persuaded ber to sit for him and Sibyl  while they were sketching nnd has  kept tier a good dr-nl In bis company,  I should Judge.   I have no fi j.dcion  that ne nas ever aeiiberately entered  into a flirtation with her, but you  know his way."  "Yes," said my father. "I know It."  What would he say if I should tell  him of the scene that I had witnessed  between Trask and Sibyl? Better not  mention it until I should be more sure  of my ground.  "Poor little Lucy Ann Witherspoon,"  said 1, "la likely to suffer bitterly. I  wish we could do something for her.  She ought to go away. She Is an educated girl and fit for better things than  to be a slave to her auut. if Sibyl  could come to know her well"���������  "Does she know her at all?" he asked, foreseeing what I would have suggested.  "Why, of course." said I. "Did 1 not  say that Sibyl and Trask made a model  of her?" '  "1 don't think you ever saw Sibyl  and Trask totgether;!' he rejoined. "I  understood that no man"���������     - ,  He paused.  "That no man went down to the orchard," said I, completing his sentence.  "However. I know very well that  Sibyl comes to the house.",  "You are mistaken," said he.  "Wait!" 1 cried, rummaging In my  desk for the print that I hud brought  with me from our house. "Who Is  that?" ?  "Where did you get this thing?" he  exclaimed.    "You   haven't  the   other  half of it?    Well.  well.    This is extraordinary.   I really ought not to tell  S^you"-  ! "It is not necessary," said I. "As  1 j you have spoken of the other half of it  ! of course I can't help knowing that it  l was originally a portrait of two girls.  I The other was Sibyl. This is Mtes  \ Jones."  j "I may as well admit that it is." said  : my father.  | "This young lady I have seen," said  ! I, "and for many reasons I have be-  ; lieved her to be Sibyl."  | "She isu't." he rejoined. "Make your  i mind easy on that point."  1 "Then Sibyl has stuck to.the or-  ! chard?" '    ,   ,  I "To the best of my knowledge and  | belief she has." said he. "At any rate.  I if she has come up to the house you  j haven't seen her here. But I'm telling  i everything. It is just what might have  ! been expected- of mc.?, Really, you  ! mustn't cross question me any more."  1 laughed. \  "We���������will- return���������to���������Miss���������Wither-6  I spoon," said I.   "She is a great little  j girl, and it's a shame that she should  i suffer.  What.cun we do?"  I    "If I had only seen her"��������� he began.  j    "I wonder that you didn't." said I.  ! "She usually intends to the feeding of  | the prisoners In.tho orchard." f  j "You don't mean the girl that brought  I down the luncheon?" he exclaimed.  ! And then he flushed to the line of his  I silver hair.  | "So you lunched with.' Sibyl today?"  | said I. "Wk'll, 1 knew it before, or, at  j least, I, knew that you were there. So  i dou'^worry about the revelation."  | 'Vwiint "did you sny her name was?"  ; he asked. "Lucy Ann? That's the girl.  j 1 remember"���������  S - "Hearing Sibyl speak the nnme?"  j.} "Yes," said ho. "You drag everything  I out of mo.   Sho was a very neat and  | nice appearing girl, and I must sny  that she seemed cheerful enough.  You  are suro you're not pitying her needlessly?"  I convinced lilm that I was not deceived, nud we spent considerable time  devising plans to help this poor child  bear her burden. There wns nothing  clso for us to do. If the Miss Jones  whom I knew was not Sibyl, my reason for summoning my father to a conference had vanished, but I was very  glad that ho had come, not only because of the pleasure it gave i������e to see  bim, but on Lucy Ann's account. II  sho were not the better for his sympathy, she would be the first thut ever  snw it full.  He could bo with mo only to* a  night. We hnd an early breakfast next  morning, and tubu he rode with Jimmy  to St. Jo.  During the forenoon I hnd n little  ehnt with Luey Ann In the mnln porch.  Her own nflalrs did not become the  subject of our talk, but she touched,  closely upon mine at one point. It may  bavo boen the sight of Jimmy driving  back from 'own tliat brought tbo ima't-'  ter to her mind.  "His sister's coining In n dny or two*"  laid she, "1 think you said that you'll  met lier."  "Coming liereV" I exclaimed.  She stared at ml! with her pretty gray  eyes opened very wide.  "Why not?" she asked.  Naturally I could glvo no explain.'  tion.  "#Ue* been here be lure," suid Lucy  Ann, lludlng that I did not Intend to  speak. "Wc shall all hv glnd to see  lier, all. Including my mint nud miclo,  lhe north tree, ihe hi-.' oust tree, tho little am tree���������and you."  "Why do you think I shall lie portico*  Inrly pleased?" I Inquired.  "Because It has been jr<> dull for you  hero," she replied. "You've been so  tuuch nlono, I have tried to cheer yoa  up. uml .Ihmiiy hut. iUiu- |,U best" -  ������������������Yes," sold I: "Jimmy has done Ills  bent. | am deeply hiili-lued to hnn. But  you enn't have known tbnt." ���������  *'l know you don't like lilm," wild  ���������ho, and nt that moment her auut  called to her from within tbo bouie.  R  CHAPTER XIV. j  WIIAT I MIGHT HAVE GUESSED.  [ETURNING to my room, I met  Derringer iu the hall; and it  struck me that he would like  to hear my news, since he had  known the young lady in New York.     \  "Lucy Ann tells me that Miss La*  moine Is coming," said I.  He tvlts taken- by surprise, but be recovered in-a moment. .  "Coming?" he echoed. "She's here."  I had just opened my door. He pass-  ed me and entered the room.  "Here?" I exclaimed. "Why, It wasn't  two minutes ago that Lucy Ann told  me"���������  "Never mind what Lucy Ann told  you." said be, "She and your friend  Jimmy are merely two wheels in tho  machinery. Listen to me, and you will  learn that Miss Lamoine was here before you or I came."  I looked closely at him to mako sure  that he was not tfte victim of a half  digested Idea. His* manner was completely satisfying.  "It is inconceivable'to me." said he,  "that you should not have recognized  her." ; .!  "I haven't seen her."    ��������� '  "You have not met her face to tnce,n  he rejoined, "but you have seen hor. I  was on the point of telling you tho  other day when you were writing to  your father,' but for certain reasons I  thought best to wait. In one particular  I was not quite sure of my ground."  , "Derringer," said I, walking up to  him and laying a hand upon his arm,  "ybu don't mean to tell me that MisS  Lamoine is the girl iu the orchard?"  "How can you doubt it?" he return?  ed. "I recognized her almost inime*  diately."  ("I can't believe it. Why, the girl Is  a blond."  "How do you know?. Did you even  see her head?  I mean, have you senr  it here?   Doesn't she always hide behind an umbrella?"  "It's her; clothes," I protested. "She  wears colors befitting the blond complexion. I'm an ignoramus in such nutters, but thore are a few little hi'-us  that a fellow can't help getting. SUH,  you know her better than I do. I ne?er  saw her except in New-York."  "Jspr I," answered he. "My acqua'nt-  ance is only a few days longer t'san  yours. But It mattered more, perhajis."  "Derringer." said I, "this thing has  -CQjme_-tQL a point where we must sreuk  ffa  V***  SSM.  EJ5  EV  I  '$3  BROWN  BETTY  This quaint old-style teapot is one whose popularity "age doth not state.1  With   fine  Sterling  silver -  mountings and any mono-  fram, we tell it for $io,od.  t has a white, flaicd removable "steeper.  Ordering by mail means  prompt and satisfactory  purchasing. , Send   for  catalogue.  RYRIE BROS.  fc������V!  I  te  W  n  '0.  ti,  I  HAT m^r.VAMilHSHKS HUGGKit.  A slab in the <\ve with a luitpin in  the hand of Miss Helen Pickett, an  athletic young; woman"' of Omaha,  Neb., ..put to flight a rufliun who for  two weeks has terrified women in 'the  leading residential district of Omaha. "Jack the trigger," as-he has  been termed, seized Miss Pickett by  the waist, and before he kn,ew whi^t  sho had been doing she had used the  dangerous weapon which' she carried in her hair. Tho man ran away  howling with pain.  Worse Than Nothing. ���������Mifkins:  "What do you think of that young  man who is calling on your daughter?" Piifkins: "Oh, he's the. limit.  He reminds mc of a cipher with the  rim off." ������������������"..' -J  straight out. Sentimental conlide.'iccs  between men are painful absurdities,  as a rule, but we seem to have acquired the habit. Is it possible that Miss  Lamoine is the gli'l.you mentioned to  me when we flrst met here?"  "I will answer yes," he replied,  "though the main fact of the ivhole  matter remains still to be stated. From-'  the moment when I met tlie young  lady, nt, CusblngJ? house. I had tut one  Wish or hope in tlie world,, Such things  Uo happen, you know.".    ,,.  "I am the hist man. to express 8 doubt  of lt." said 1. "Yet I think I was not  hurt so badly as you were;"  "I wasn't hurt," he replied, "Do ynu  Imagine that I regret It? No, sir.,.1 am  twice tlie man I' wns before, fer any  Useful purpose In this world. Dj> you  think I have come out hero tc'.'plhe  i������way and die? Fur from It, my friend.  I came to get a bit of a grip on myself,  and I've got It, ntxl nowTm'gdKug buck  among the workers to show what 1 can  do for tho love of a woman who Ul  worth It."  "My dear fellow," Bald I, "why go  back so soon? Upon my word, you  amaze me. If I ever saw a man who  didn't look like a 'quitter,'^you're tho  Individual. How can yuu'jjlyb up like  this? ������'.s I understand It, you hnven't  given the lady half a clmuce. You have  hud no refusal."  ���������TO BU COfr*-xXJXS>.\     : J  Be Cheoyfnl,  Tribulation ls a habit, 'Re bravo and  utter a cheerful word in place of tlio  complaining one. Keeping silent In nn  ntmosphero of discord attracts to you  pcaeo and serenity liisten^of pain nnd  Borrow.. ''AB a tinan tlilrifcotb In lila  honrt, so la b>,"' K^greotor truth waa  ovor uttered, As soon as n person stops  thinking troublo nnd.,goes to thluklng  Joy, thon joy mill materialize.  A nitt Answer.  Actress (angrily)~md you wrlto that  criticism whfell siflff! iny Impersonation of "Tho Abiindwjtod Wife" waa a  nilscrablo fallurt;?;, , Ci'ltlc-Yo-y-o-a,  You i seo, you loo'tpd������-H0 ', irresistibly  beautiful that it wi J Impossible to fancy tbat any man cou'd abandon you.  .    ^b^���������,!!,,^^, ���������  t'^Tilnsi '  ShcVromUnf^-Sno \ Adod bor armn  and loftked tbo picture of scorn. Ho���������  How unusual! She���������Why. pray? Ho���������  Scorn Is nlwnys reproieiied ns point*  Ing her finger'at something or somo-  h^y-  Tra* ICnnaali.  "Now, then, children," anld th# tench-  er, "what is it wo want mttst In till*  world to make us perfectly happy'/"  "Ho things we ain't got," aboulcd tbf  bright boy in the buck tout.  bmokf.  "Well, Pat, I heard your brothor wai  lent to prison for life."  "Via, but bi������'������ ao delicate ha'll never  live* to rnmnlof* fits*m'.'<tx**t*m**  Cordovan  Uied in H.B.K. Mitts, Gloves  tnd Moccasins���������tough ai whalebone, flexible, soft, pliable, scorch-  proof, wind "proof, boil ��������� proof,  crack-proof, tear-proof, rip-proof,  cold-proof, almost wear-proof���������  certainly the. greatest* leather  ever used in mitts and gloves.  Like buckskin it is tanned  without oil, unlike buckskin it is  nut puiouti, it is wind-proof��������� will  outwear three buckskins.   ���������  "Pinto" Mitts and Glovei  ntfvcr crack br harden, never get  sodden, are alwsya warm. pHahle,  toft and comfortable.  Sold at all dealers but never with*  ������ ���������'.������<,*���������������������������������������������**������������������������  oat thii brand :���������  HUDSON B%Y KNITTING CO.  ������������������itfttl   WlaalHl   Dawsea������  ���������.    i- lit  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B.C.  I'ltEFER   DEATH   TO    VACCINA-  '  '���������"...���������tion.--- .       '.;���������������������������'������������������  Business is suspended in Rio Janeiro in consequence''of- the rioting  Monday, as a result of the opposition to the compulsory vaccination  law. The military and naval detachments- have been called upon to restore order. Thus far seven persons  have been killed and thirty others  have been -. wounded-.; It is believed  that the opposition to -the vaccination is* only a pretext for an order  and that, the disturbances are really  instigated by discontented politicians.  La grippe, pneumonia, and influenza often leave a nasty cough  when they're gone.  It is a dangerous thing to neglect  Cure it with  S  n  Cure -fclr*  The cure that is guaranteed by  your druggist.  Prices: S. C������ Weiu & Co. 309  25c. 50<j $1   LeRoy, N.Y.. Toronto. Can.  Rough on G rover .���������The story is  told of Esther Cleveland that when  sho first, heard her father ..telephone  from Chicago to the White House her  expression changed to wonder and  then to fear. It was surely her father's voice, yet she was incredulous.  After looking ut the tiny opening in  the receiver, Esther suddenly burst  into tears. "Oh, mamma, mamma,"  she sobbed, "how can we ever get  papa out of that little, hole?"  "He's boasting that he's ijot a sinecure." "Whnt does that mean'?" Inquired Mrs. Browne. "Oh!" replied  Mrs. Mahiprop, ''that means he  thinks everybody's' lookin' at him.  Pidn't^vou never, hear tell of a person bein' the sinecure of all eyes?"  A London paper says a wife ceases  to be a bride six weeks after marriage. Whether this is inherent in  tho constitution of things or tho averaging up of the results of observation the paper daesn't say.  TRAGIC    DEATH      OF    ISADORE  RUSH.  i    ������������������-.-. - -  Miss Isadore Rush, the actress, died  on Monday at San Diego, Cal., of  heart failure while bathing in the  surf. The shock was caused by an  immense wave which carried her into  deep wattjr. Half a dozen members-  of her theatrical company were in  the sii������"f, und assistance was at once  hurried to her. She was unconscious  when brought to shore, and physicians worked over her for an hour in  vain. Another member of the company, Milton Herio't, who endeavored  to rescue Miss Rush, was *-rendered  unconscious, but was revived alter  vigorous treatment. While in publifi  life she was known as Isadore Ru,Mi,  her re^l name was Mrs*- Roland %.leed,  her husband being u well-Kiiown  comedian, now deceased.  .Worms derange the whole system. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator tie-  ranges   worms,   und    gives  rest    to    the  20 Yoars of Vile Catarrh -chas.  O. Brown, journalist, of Duluth, Minn.,  writes: "I have beon a sulTerer from  Throat and Nasal Catarrh for over 20  years, - during which ,time, my head has  been stopued up and my condition'*������������������ truly  miserable. Within 15 minutes after using Ur. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder I obtained relief. . Three bottles have almost, if not entirely,, cured ine." 50c���������73  sulTerer.   It only costs  and be convinced,  5 cents to try it  All Saints' day has been abandoned by the saints and taken possession of by the other fellows.'  60 Specialists on the Casein the ordinary run of medical practice  a greater number than this have treated  . cases of chronic dyspepsia and hav������  failed to cure���������but Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets (������0 in a box at 35 centt  cost) have made the cure, giving relief  in one day. These little "specialists"  have proven their real  merit.���������72  Looking Ahead.���������"How are you going'to feed these birds and animals  after we leave the ark," iit juired Mrs  Noah, "and while we are waiting for  another crop of voj^jtution; t'o: gvow?"  "\ prefer," .said Noah, guardedly,  "to leave that question for the commentators to wrangle over."  Preparing for the Emergency.���������The  sugar magnate turned to his private  secretary^. "Richards," he said,  "what do the payors sa>; abofit t,h������.  cranberry crop  larofe this) year  tary. Still, as will be remembered,  1he    sugar   trust,     heimr one of the  J* ��������������� o o d���������Uii_i sis advanced the_pr_ice of,  sugar only 5 cents a hundred pounds.  Thursday, Nov. 3, was Mikado day  at the St. Louis world's fair, and  would have been Mikado day at Port  Arthur hut for those obstinate Russians.- ������  COMPLIMENTARY.  Miss Vera Oldmayden was hardly to  blame  For feeling as proud as a queen,  On the swell hotel register   after her  name, "'x'  The clerk wrote "Suite 1G."  Minari's LinimeHt Cares Burns, Etc.  Mui-at Halstead, veteran editor of  Cincinnati, has assumed editorial  control of a monthly magazine.  Rheumatism will Succumb to  South American ltheumatic Cure because  it goes right to the seat of the troublo  and removes the cause. Many so-called  cures but deaden pain temporarily only,  to have it return, again with doubled  violence. Not so with thia great remer  dy. lt eradicates from the system the  last vestige of the disease and its cures  are permanent.���������74  Heard in the Hotel Corridors.��������� I In the Golden Future.���������"How are  ".How are times over in your state'?" you going to make the trip? By the  "Top darned much prosperity. We subway line?" "No." "Balloon, then,  can't get the campaign managers to of course." "No: I'm going to take  thinking ours is a doubtful state."     a surface line.   It's less crowded."  INDESCRIBABLE PAINS  STONE IN BLADDER,  An Exceptionally Severe Case in Which a Helpless  Sufferer Was  Restored by  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.  ������*a  ENGLISH SPAVIN CURE  Removes.-all hard, soft or calloused  lumps and blemishes from horses,  blood spavin, curbs, splints, ringbone, sweeney, stifles, sprains; cures  sore and swollen 'throat, 'cough's,  etc. Save $50 by the use of one bot- | "If I was you," said the girl's rootle. Warranted the most wonderful ther, "I'd try to get soxie flesh on  Blemish Cure ever known. jniy bones, arid ouit being so   skinny  ���������*.-"������������������ ;������������������ I before I did so much    of.  that    Del  Asa precaution against a. sudden .Sarte business." "Yes," said the  droo in the temperature, says an au- daughter, "but I iiave adopted as authority, it is well to be provided  with a copy of a reputable newspaper, which should be folded to the  proper size and thrust under the vest  as a back warmer. Now is the time  to subscribe.  Gravel or stono In bladder is  about the most painful ailment that  over afflicted mankind. It is the  result of dorangod kidneys, the uric  acid forming into hard substances,  which lodge in the kidney and bladder. The horrible disease is prevented and cured by Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills.   ���������  Mr. Danie** Brown, English River,  Ont., writes: "For three years I  suffered from urinary troubles, partaking of the nature of stone in tho  bladder or gravel, and the pain  which I endured can scarcely be described. I was unablo to do any  work, and frequently discharged  blood. Though "I spent hundreds of  dollars in doctors' bills I received  no relief, and at last decided that I  would never be able to work again.  "While in this condition I was advised to try Dr. Chase's Ridney-  ���������Lfver Pills', and though I had no  faith in them or in anything else I  decided to give them a fair trial.  After using one box I felt a decided  change for the better, and after taking five boxes I feel like a new man.  I ami entirely out of pain, and have  no more discharge of blood. I can  honestly recommend Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills to any fellow sufferer, and will cheerfully verify this  statement to anyone writing me."  Mr. W. Boweii, Postmaster and  station agent at English River,  Ont., writes: "I have interviewed  Mr. Daniel Brown of this place in  regard to his long illness and curo,  and hereby certify that the testimonial as given by him is correct."  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Any   grade of wheat, oats, barley or liax.  P.  O. Box 629,   Winnipeg,   Mah.  Use. Lever's Dry Soap (a powder)  to was woolens and' flannels,���������you'll  like it. " ' 30  Field Marshal Sir Henry Wylio Norman, who died recently, once ivmsed  tho oflice. of Viceroy of India.  MINARD'S LINIMENT Relieves Neuralgia.  "Who's that speaker that's' yelling  so loud in there?"  inquired   the   re-  Man of Uu si news: "V think 1 ought to j porter. "I. dunno his name," said tho  None   of    It   Wasled.���������Confidential  loll you 1 hut yonr magnificent farm  cost you S10,0(10 more last, year  than you made out. of it," Senator  Lotsnum���������"Thai's nil ri'jht. Enter  the .910.00fi under tho head *< necessary campaign oxmoiihos," ,  uoliceman at the door, "'but he's tho  chap they've sent hero to get, out the  silent vote."-  ('ucuml)Pi'H niul meloiiH are "forbidden  fruit" !.o many persons so constltuti-il  that, the lens! indulgence Ih followed by  attacks of cholera, dysentery, in'ipiiic,  rlc. 'I'lii'i-e persons ure not nware that  iney enn Indulco in 1 holr heart'h con-  lent If thev hnvo on hand n hoille of  Pr, .1, D." Kollow's DvHontPrv Cordial,  ii inedlrliiP that will rive lininc<lli>te relief, imd is a sure cure for all summer  complaints,  VKAIt IIKSKIA.V VIA.  A cori'i'spondiMit in Lincoln, Neb.,  writes thnt Nebraska fanners are becoming iippn-hensivi' in regard to the  clainii'ge dono to tho wheal llelds by  the HokhIiui fly. and nuuu'rous uppll-  Cittloiis hnve been made to th" agri-  clilliirnl experliiii'iit station of Mm  stale university for nnuodloH or preventatives of the post. Tho TIOHKiait  lly, which in a dark-colored Inwct,  much sniiilli'i' than ii hiiiuII iiiowjtlto,  which It strongly reweiublcH, Iwn existed in Nebraska for several years,  but hns never come In sullh'ltuU miiii-  boi'H to causo serious damage. This  your, however, more ol' tho Insects  hnvo been not iced than over before,  awl it, Is i'vuiviI that thoy ure multiplying in dnngernds numbers. It Is  an especially dangerous pest bncniiso  of its habit of laying eggs on young  plants of wheat awl barley and rye,  Tho ogga are deposited holh in spring  nnd full on tho' upper side of tho  leaves, and the young, as soon as  .hatched, mnko thoir" way down tho  plnnt. to near the ground, whoro thoy  lodge behind tho shoatlt of the loaves.  ill   till'   litii    il������t">    H%i   ilumi   if   ���������'   i' '���������'������������������'���������'���������-���������  .H'.S'I' THK 'THIXCi THAT'S tt/ANT-  Vd).���������A' pill that nets /upon the .stomach  and yet in so compounded thnt certain  inirrallenttf of it procprvo their power to  net upon tlie liiti'Slli'in') cnnals, so ns to  clear thom of excreta, the retention of  which cunnot but he hurtful, wax louvc  Looked I'or h,v the medical nrofosslnu. It  w"������ found I'i Pnnnplop's Vwetablp l'ills,  which urn the result of much expert  fti"1:', iind nrp. relent Idcnily prepnred an  a laxative and an a I lenitive In one,  FAIWKIt m\iV.l. IN MARSH.  Nicholas White, a farmer of HmIIs  Station, Mo., Into Saturday night  'became* mi rod in the soft, marsh nlongi  the river near the .terminal tracks  and Hiiflocuted to death,  Mr. William .1. Bryan is-said to be  moderately grieved because his hair  has begun to thin out.  T Believe MINARD'S LINIMENT  will cure -every ,case, of Diphtheria.  Riverdale,     MRS. REUBEN BAKER.  T Believe MINARB'S LTNIMENT  will produce growth of hair.  MRS, CHAS, ANDERSON.  Stanley, P. E. I.  T Believe MINARD'S LTNIMENT  is tho best houshold remedy on  earth. '  MATTHIAS FOLEY.  Oil City, Out.  Protection Is Needed,���������Now York  now proposes to inpend SloO.OOD.OOO  in tho puri'linso of n wnlershod. It  will be chonp I'liou-jh if Wall St root,  cun got protect ion" from water for  thai sum.  m  "What did you think of my  speech?" Hold tho o'rntor of tlio Prohibition pi\|'ty, "I was astonished,"  answered Colonel Stilhvell of Kentucky. "I. never know that water  could produce so much loquacity,"  1MiaU)l_.iAHt_^_Ship--Y-ouiL-Qrain-to-  l-A\A/  WILLIAM LAW.  We handle grain strictly on commission.   Highest Prices obtainable.  }  ainansef.  Liberal advances.   Trades carried on margins in Winnipeg's futures. I  Correspondence solicited. - t  GRAIN EXCHANGE, Winnipeg.'  I AM THE OLDEST  r~ nn i n Tr'-nrwr-inm ai^anTwii������Mritii  ������stab!is!iad Grain Commission)  Merchant in Winnipeg. ^  Consign your irrain lo me and get pvo'npt Porvli-p, oareful nttcn1|nn>  and liisliesi .market price.". Q      q, D B PU |(f      DRAWER i  Reference- UNION BANK <-f CANADA  M������MMaH*B������M9������*taBMBBBtfaMaBIOMnai  SHIR  DONALD MORRISON & CO., c������:'Jmi..i������.  yoir^grain to us to bo sold on arrival or afterwards, as you may wish.   Wo do a strictly com.  mission  business,   in   which   we have had 20  years'exporlonco.   Prompt and roliable work guaranteed. ������������������  Liberal advancos.    Corro.spondonco solicited.     Licensed and Bonded.  References,   Bank of- Hamilton.     Exchange Branch,  Grain 416 Grain Exchange,  WINNIPEG, MAN.  h-  iiin  th  rni,l'  lllll<l Illlll  Ilollowny's  ������������������vory time,  happy.  noft  roriiH rniinot  withstand  Corn    Curo;    It If" mimHml ,  (let u hottlo ut oiii'B and tin  Lntor Discoveries In Mythology.���������  I'egasiiH had mmlo his flrst (light to  tho summit of Mount Olympus.  ������������������Still," ho whlnnlod. "inasmuch ns T  nm not g iiiiichlno, 1 suppose It would  In* nf no uso for mo tn claim that  #100,000 offered by. tho ������t. Louis |  world's fnlr people!" Bursting Into a '  horse laugh, Iv looked around Un  something to browse upon.  Wo know what all mod ctoc-  (tors think ������1/ Ayers Cherry  Pectural, Ask yoarown doctor and fittd out. Ho will tell  Cherry  Pectoral  you hdv it quiets iho tickUns  throat, k������tl8 the Inflamed  lants, 9fi4 controli  the  !��������� a*nrtia^    Jha   ^^MjHksi  W mwmmw%-m-w-*m m w������.wmH| ��������� w-������  Hard Coughs  , Ono ef Aytr'e Fills ot bsdttm* m..  I hwt������n. roocv������fy Otmiy l������M������ivti  |Superfluous Hair  Removed by the New Principle  Ba9lUracte  It U batter SA\*% eleotrioity, became  it does not tear or produce a new growth,  better thas X-ray, because 'it does not  burn, soar or paralyze the Umuoi under  the akin. Better than depilatorioa, be-  cttuie 16 ia oot poUonoua; therefore,  ib will not oauae blood polaoning, or  produoe eoxeuia, which ia ao common  with dapiUtorioa, and doei not break  off tha hair, thereby inoraaaing ita  growth.  Etaotrolyaia, X-ray or dapilatoriaa are  offered yoi on tho bare word of tha  operatoii and manufacturer!. DB  MIRACLE le not. lb ia the only method  which ia iidoraad by phyalciana, iur-  geoea, der������������tolcgiitH, medical journala  and promiiM* matfaxlnon.  nm UIP.A0LE will He mailed to any  addreii, aealed in plain wrapnar kr %l.  Your money back without auction it it  f������il< to do all that is claimd for It,  Our booklet ��������� tho moat complete  treatise e* Buperflnoua Hair ever pub-  batood���������oontaming tno loaumoniala ol  numoronaphyaiOHM nnd aurgoonannd  thoao ot hundreda el othara���������will ba  earns ir**, in plain, -i������al������d oovalopo,  upon reqneet. Write fot it to-day to  EUE MIRACLI CHEMICAL CO., 21  C^wif Stftnct Wnar, Tonewro, ot  TOHOMTO. ONT.  MARCH-WELLS GRAIN CO.  Ortift in car lota bought on track or aold on commission. Heaaonnbln  n4mnc������a made, Prompt returns, Correspondence aolielted. Refertnooi  Any Bnnk in Winnipeg, ^  ROOM 414, ������RAIN EX, BLDO,, WINHIPEO.  nain������isa���������nwL.j.u..iii.i. i jjiniiiiiii         i    i iiiiniinnii       i      i    "������ ni wiitiiii myW  o*^n<*"-  To.  SHIP*      ef&ISitfVIIV    "rhrountH   as    ������������rto������ly  VOUM    **'r%*l+**^    ������������������������-���������"���������'   rirm.     V^rlt  ���������day  for   Pull   (���������nrtloulsii'o.  Thompson, 3oris *% Oo.  OOlWIIVlllSSIOT^i:   MCneHANTS, WINNIPKO-  Don't X������k������ Leas.   Get thc Highest prices for your  wheat,   Ship to  MoLAUOHLIN   %%  ELLIS  (irtAl.N  KXUIIANdK,  IVIN.Vll'W.  Chiimher  of '.Coiiwierro,  Minnoapolis.  'Ohio Oasoline Engines1  PORTABLE ENOINES for THRESH INO  nnd STATIONARY for CHOPPINQ and  WOOD SAWINQ in stook at nil times.  Wo  can ship at a day's notice,  Write u������ for Prlcos ond Catalogue.  BfirrlfJSP'Cwptf Cu., UK Wlwilpej, Mnn.  Henry A^rnno. F.n<  ssB^esaBsaBsasssssassssasssssssssasi  Wronn Kind.���������Mi'h. I'lioiilirldo Kpokc  shiirply  to  thi'    looV,    "KuthlcM-n,"  ,     ,      i       ���������       . , t   ,  mo; niiitl,      ti������,������   ini.-'t),inu -.mi >. >,...  >,...  huiiiliiy.   The next tinit> you buy nny  1 wnnt you to get thc ki'imIIchs hind."  -"Isn't   thoro   nny  this   roiuiiHinlty'?"  HRABirS LIH1MEHT Curs Dttlnt  (iiTOIOIlMi,      the   iMilell    .\|>,H !������'��������� i'lli"f,  Iuih li'iinufl to mnl,   nnd can   write  In-, niiiMf,   lit- 'o% i-mvi-.liiii;l,'.  |*ruu������l ui'  Ills lU'CtHliplihhllli'llU,  'rhi' lh'itfy M������'i.  wny of   roiislnuf  Nil lit the iJiK'mii'jiyi'U ������>pt,,UMiit(i>*.  whow ini'i'tintfH hiul been nttonih'd by  htwMjiU'l.v midli'iici'N,    "I  I'i'i'koi) tlu'i'j  in,"      HI) hi       till'       pi'Ollllllfllt      Clll/ci'.,  "Como into town noxnu tiny whf?,  wo'i'o not ������>xpi'������'ilnp ,v������u. und mnke A  nolwo llko  l.ln^ln Htt������(tonn."  VV   INI    VJ    No     BCB > ������f.biV^*>J-',v������^W Jf^-ttf-M  . .j. ..���������������*������������������������*������������������������'  4  Shoe   Specialities.  Ladies House Slipper.  Fine Kid, Hand turned, Felt Lined���������Extra Good Value     $1.50  Trilby Tie.  ..PrteitHamp, French heel, best material���������Regular prico  $4.oo,   Social Price  ....               '..     $3.25  Children's Carpet Slippers.  All Sizes���������Pur pair.   Children's Fine French Feit Slippers  A Beautitul House Slip <t���������sizo*, 4 ���������,<> G    .  7 to 10  *' -   *������  35c;  11 tu 2,  25cts  30c  40c  Every Child should have a Pair in their  stocking Christmas Morning   ruT,L. AND SEE THESE AT THE  CORNER  CASH  STORK  STANLEY H..RIGGS  feared. A riping in Moscow is  more likely to have greater results  thnn ;n St Petersburg.  London. 24th���������The   correppnnd-  ��������� eni at Ki'fTof lhe  Express?  Mfsens  j thnt tlie tisivv nt Sevastopol hn? de-  >tr"Vwl  lisival.   he?.i!qua ten*   there  and ihat a ivvotutionu.ry  ouil.reak  of tiie f-ailorp of the H'ae.k Sea   He. t  i-' aoiny on.    They cluini   that'hey  have been overworked and   rohhed.  Nanaimo24th���������Jame.pGordeii ho  old pionrr, of thus swollen dit d '; day  ose78 years.   Seven hour? liuen his  daughter     Mi'mie   t-uccvmihed   ui  rheuraa ism'of'.'he heart.  ,     The "City   of   Nanaimo"   broke  ������ lier shaft near    Chmiainus   today  and cannot  proceed  further  than  here.      Lust   re'ports ure   tint   the  Thistle will m,ike the run io Cuni-  Iv-rUnd tomorrow, (Wednesday) in  place of the Oil v.  Yesterday, at lhe Oyster River  ranch, Wm. V������������s cut h^ fobv had-  ly Beii g alone, he riidd'ed a hotve  .aod with true grit rode 20 miles to  Ooivteray, where Dr Millard drest-  thevvou.d.  ^OttOX CREAM KRY- ASSOCIATION.  '     CUT - PRICES.  IN   GRAVENEri'E   COATS,   LADIES   lOSPUdES  AND   SKIRTS.  THE LARGEST OFFER EVER MADE IM  CUMRKRLVNl), CALL AND INSPECT  THE>E HOODS,      ...  DUNSMUIR AVE., GUMBERLAND.  ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY,  uusuptiou. .........J. $2 oo a year,  W. 36. Bn&er*on, After.  (t3T Advertisers who want tbeir ad  c xanged, should get copy ln by  9 a.m. day. before'issue.'  The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentimeuta, or auy errors of composition of letter correspondents.  Job Work Strictly CO. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  epbneible positions for a number of  yeprs. The Liberal;. Government  does not believe in awarding faithful pervints. Their motto is���������.^To  the victor belongs the spoils." EC  Baker for nv.ny years secretary to  ihe Victoria Pilotage, has gol to go.  It mal'.e s not that Mr Bi.ker has for  years filed ihe position saasfa'lordy. a trumped up charge is declared  by aviraious Ottawa Government  to be 'sustained'' and the delinquent's Conservative head, must  drop.   Next !  It has been suggested thai our  present system of teaching has the  serious fault  of trying to do too  much���������or attempting to teiich too  many subjects.   The fault has been  hinted at, but if a charge to that  effect   were   specifically  made   it  would be true. The c urse of studies  carried out in our common bcIiooIh  is simply.ridiculous, hut peihup* it  is well in keeping with lhe superficial character of the times which  appears to hold that education consists in knowing a little about every  thing but not very much about anything:    That seems to be the idea  of our educational authorities, for  they hnve crowd cl the hours of lhe  school day  with   mob a number  of    subjects    that    tho   wot der  is   the  scholars    have     ime   to  study any one with much serious  neps or continuity of thought.   The  obildrenattendingourpublicpchools  Bhould be thoroughly grounded in  reading, writing ancLarithnietic, for  afor all this is the education thai, iB  \wd the mont     Instead, thoir time  is given to smatterings of Hubjeutp,  with which they make very little  progress,    Potluip*, snme day, our  common  pchools  will   return   io  something like tho simple course of  study that prevailed before tho ape  of fads came in,  Thero is an utter lack of frntor  nal spirit in the attempt which representatives of outside bupinwH  firms make to encroach upon aid  invade ihe territory of a brother  craftsman. Price* are cut to in*  duce disloyalty to the home bun-  lit-Mi, and ������uloivli. ir.d,.,.",,ri" on*  patronized at (lie expense <Ju Ion)  ono. This is most reprehensible  nnd a distinct departure from the  principles of biiHinetffi fairnena.  For  ih -xt two  weeks m y w h ol e  stock of  Millinery will be. sola .re-,  gavdles" of cost'     Hatefnrn 2octf.  0 As compared with other years the Creamery lias ha I a very successful season. The  total oucpiuhehiH B1.308 Ih . nn iuurea^  over the previous year ot 19,5-14 lhs., and  nearly douhle the quantity m:uiu:ac.u;ud the  first year. The yutual cost of uiaimfuctur-  iug hutter was 3$o. per lh., nnd the cost  of marketing'1.iy. \-oe lb., nml'ing the totd  cost of niauufaoture 5c. per lb. Although  a great deil more butter was made durii.^  19(4, yet tne cost <-f handling natm< was no  less than that <>f 19-)3, the. reason of which  is Ikc.ui-e nearly the whole of the output  for 1903 w*s sold direct thueby saving the  cost of commission, etc., whereas tho out-  out for this last yt^r wa;* handled almost  altogether through an agent. ' The actual  com, of manufacture for 1903 was 4Jc per lh.  imd cost of marketing only j|u. per lb. lhe  Bo..rd of Directors will try to decrease the  RDy'al������rBa['r(.k oF...CTar{a^a  capital (paid up),.  Reserve Fund.  .......  Undivided Profits,   \ T. E. KENNY. ���������'Phkbidknt.   ,  $3,000,000  ..:....  .3,000,000  :':.-..;..>..  192,605  K   L.  PEASE,   GENi!HALMANiV������������B.  BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,  Savings Bank Department:���������Deuobits of ������1 and uywardu received;   InWesli at������  lowed at current rate*, compounded twioe each ywe on 30',h June and 3Ut Deeomlxft ,  Drafts, on all pomta bought atul Bold... _  R. E. WALKER, Manage*.  OFFICE HOURS 10 to 3;     Saturday, 10 to 12;     open Pay Nights 7 p.m. tu D p.m  up���������Miss Nash, Dunsmuir Ave.  **vr*w-+t*xr ..**r*m'  Telegraphic  News  Tho 1onR-exu������ting vacuncy in the  Custom* department, Victoria, B.C.  has bean filled by thc it)poiitlmenl  of ex-Mayor MiCaudlwp. Th������������  head rlfrk wlio Im* timed fwithtul*  Jy for over 20yean, iva* ma thought  to l>e worthy of |������romoti<in. It it������  rumored thai sevurul vn������ avco* wiM  rwvur shortly in curtain <li������ ric >*,  where (Joimt-rvntivw li.������ve Un\l tc-  Lititdon.        24!h--Ti������vegraphing"  from Si Petersburg at 11 o'clock on  Monday night,  the Daily Chronicle's correspondent 8ays��������� tne revolution has begun in earnest.   A-< I  write, .the Capital   is   litterally   a  city of dreadful night.    All lights  Iiiivh heen  extinguished   and  'the  s'ie ts are in complete   darknesp.  The Im tup and cl tier ot soldiers  armed to the .teeth  vvho patrol the  streets, single 'with thu   nound of  occasional hh'ots and the deioimtinn  of deeper and iviore sinidter explosions for  levolution.     Everywhere  in the suburbs where there ure wil-  dierH or   public   building,   bonilis  arc being i hro*. n.    A .������tale of > iego  P'evailHand orders have boen iesii-  ed that thr people who leave their  holies, do co ai the risk  of heitig  eliot.     Many   frightened   i'.habi-  tatitH are flying iron:  the city   or  barricading   themselves   in   their  homes, oheis are marooned in  ho.  tela bin the etrikers or revolutionists are gathering in thu a;roots and  the wildest rumors '*ro circulated  armed men are marching to their  aid from various quarters.    12,000  strikers from the C a pi i off workb IU  mi es away are slated to have been  beaten back.     A bomb   hu?   been  thrown among u rngimeul of Cos-  Hacks nonr the Win u������r Palace and  thc revolutioniBt������ are hourly- grow  iug  bolder.    Thero  eeems evory  nroipwt ot a great revolution and  I hi.-' unhnppy   city   \*   threatened  with a reign  of   terror   that m.������y  equal the Fionch,Revolution.  Thn moHtHtartling fenHire of iho  situation lonigtil is ine newa uiai  Roveral factories in Moscow have  cloned and thnt the workmen in  the old capital of Russia are re*  puling Min tactics of their fellow  workman uf the new capital by  mnrching from i������hop l������ rho\t and  mill to mill commanding every  e^ublifhment lo ah\V down. The  whole city in re por ltd in a state of  groat ogftimtmnt- nml  l>infMlnhm1 in  00ivoF inark.etiiuJ'l>utt'5FThiTcamiwg-aeasori-  as much as possible, and with a still greater'  iuc.ease iu  the output hope'to make the  fcotd cost of  niauutactuie no greater ihuti  thf   cu'il cost was tor 1904      As is tho  experience  with  all   uow   cnterpris.es   the  Creamery for the first few;>ears haa h������d an  up-tull Htiutfgle, hut'it uever wai iu he'.ter  staodiug than it is at .preseut,     Quite a  number of  uew  petrous were added to tlvi  lint last wa-op and prcspect.s are that move  will he aimed thu > ear, aud the  product i*  gradually iucremuiy in quality,   quantity  aad tavnr, so if all  concerned wiil take a  firmer grip, hold on aud keep pushing,   tho  tup will moon be reached and tvhei, ouch tho  top is gained ic  w ill hu an eawy matter to  stay there.    Comox has every tacili'y for  buii.u one of thu finest dairying loualiucs in  the  world,  and there should be no reason  ��������� why the Creamery is not suoond to none  W.S.MoPurk, Secy.  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that ap-  plication will be made to" the Legislative  Assembly of che Province of Brifsh Columbia at its next session for an Act extending' the time for the coinmeiicenieut of ihe  ���������nniiMtrimtinn nf the Oompanv's line of rail-  way and for the expenditure thertmn, of ten,  perceut. of 'he amouuc of the cap tal ami  reducing the amount of rho capital and pei-  uiittii'g the Company to construct ihe lail-  way in sections.  Dated the 24th .lauinry, 1005.  BARNARD & ROGERS,  S .licitors tnr f".e Applutants.  OGILVIE'S  ROYAL  HOUSEHOLD  THE. COMOX  CIIEAMKUY ASSOCIATION Ltd  Balancu Shoet for year eiading-  December 31st, 1904.  ASS KTfl.  Ou'>tamling Aocinni-,  K.* tiiit{������'Hurl Puriiicui'd,  Hnd tings and Real Kstiuo,  Utovll Aoonuue���������Uilauoe,  Nunuil's oi. tuviid,  Cssli o.i liaua uud in bank,  Jklauoo,  LlA������riJTIK8  Capital Aooount,  tluvi rnnieiit Loau,  Itoni'tvtJ K.!iid,  Aoutuuitt Uuu Pa'rona,  Othor AuootuitH duo,  $1201 81)  ���������^iwD 0������  td4������.S li������  Vi'2 50  Mill) 57  211.1 84  72 77  g7J8*_gj������  9 tn io oo  1500 (IU  ���������Jtl 7������  115/ ill  ���������loU '.Mi  TENDERS.  Re Mortgage Sale of Property  hereinafter mentioned "  TENDERS will Iv received by the undor.  signed up. to one o'clock p.m,, S*'uday,  February llth, 1905, for tho purchase of  the West half if rT. rth West quarter of  Seotion Tnn, a.od tin- Wist hiilf ot the  South Wish quart rr nf Seo ion Seventeen,  Homhy Island. Nanaimo District, locally  known as "C.T. Mi olMl'a Phic."  The undoisicrned doe* not hind himself to  accept any tend r,  O.N. WISS^WOOD. .Wnngoo..  2'J Kuvi's Road, VlotoiU, BO.  imtmssmauatw  A FAMILY FLOnR,  AND BE>T IN THE  WORLD   KOR HKKAIJ.  Us������d in the Royal II 'Usoimld of Europe,  made onij ft1 .in t.ho ti-������-r. (jriidin <������f M-inHnbn  Wheat. Can bu hid fiuin our agents iu  Ctunborlrtud,  sim wm & oo.  ������7I84 'I'd I  Manufcturing Account  To Allowanut! tn t'tttrous���������lo. pur lb,  extra lor IIIO.'I, $ ������58 H5  Ainounc cruitit ii l^troim, lh'Ml ol  KxpuDNeM ol M (Uiif tuluru, 2725 H5  Su.ok on hanu 'Mat, ihe,, 1003,   1070 ID  814472 UU  Hy Iidtnce HUt Dtonmher, Um,   ti ;m 411  Situs for tne year. 14UU3 70  Su.ok on hand���������IWibx,  Uuttcr  at 80u., 47 7������  B.U. oc, 20 07  Sll4472 UO  HonfTTio TwnA Aooownt  Tu Interoflt uu Siouk, $151) 00  lUlit.oe, 20 78  8182 78  By Ilalftiioe Slut Decomher, 1903,   jfl4lh7������  SAm ol Voum, do 00  W. S. Mcd'HRK. 8fpy.Tr������i������.  iKNDKK.S-  TKNDKKS urn ri><iue������(M hy the Cum-  Ur.*ml Schmd Hoanl for careuUing of tho  C"tiih r *m| SoIukiI huildiiiit. r* r panfcii-  Urt Apply to  T. II, OARKY, MwwUry.  ID   -^.XjXj   "JITB   A.SI-S  JUST m cliiiuce to Aioxv \on ihftt  we-n'v.uyn pleu^e our ctiHtomerfl  by ������nppty!ng tnem.wjth the JiKST  MEATS' nt tlu- (own t nuirkut  prlcos. A trial order will convince'  you.    THE  CITY  Meat    market,  W. W. McKAY, Propriotor.  Fletcher Bros.;  *-���������-*������������������z ' "%i^f*im^immm*^- ���������    ���������   '  Dealers in HiBh-grado  PIANOS and'  ORGANS  Tho    o'lebnited    GnmiAim.  Hw.vwmaw,  Mknuklhsoun and W ii.uamb plauun   From  $300 up.   TKRMB TO SUIT   T, E. BATE,  Local Agent,  ,f,m%mm.tmnmmi,  FOll 8ALK-A littor of puro bred  CliPftur Wlille Pigs, rendy to  wenn, frooi prize bow New Wept.*  mnwt^r lt/Xliii������iuon.���������Appi), li.  '       OllAWI'OHl).  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  MuHiiliod at LowoHt Market FrioM  Vegetables       (  A  Ureal Vivrlnty will  alwftjrB be  hi htojk i   ul mi u Mtipply of  Fresh Fish  will Iw on HidjiH-iry Weilnctrtiiy  n  yit\\ryi\>uiiv\_o\* c .idlulljr Invltnd,  and  all orildi will Im ysm jitly dellvcrod.  Floor t)il ClotliH nnd UiiuloutnH  Inrgp ranpp o( patlcrti������ from HOo  put ������i|u������iu:, y*7*\ ol. 3S* jiUr A' Pi-t-  ridge.  TO OURE A COLD IN ONE DAY.  T*U LAXATIVU mtOMO QUININK I'nh  let*    A������l di������gyi������t>t refill ������l tho uv iu-v if ''  fnlN ������f������ core,      W W. (1mv������'j������ i'gnaturr ii  i n nitoti Ik>x,   2fto.  J. !V!cPhce<St Son  VUOI'RIOTOUS.  I  TO   LET.  f .   i a*  Twn p>ftxi������l roon������f������ lo let. upper  p������rt of town. Rni|uiiv m Nuw*  l Mli co.  A Guaranteed Curo for Piles.  helving. TWud, Blending or Protruding  P le*. Pruggliti refund money if PAZO  UIU I.'MKNf Uilt touurn any ua.**, uu unit  tnr of how long ���������tending) in 0 to 14 daye.  Ft i up jlici'mn given u������c m.d rent. SOo.  I It y<o iiro,Ki������t hutfti'iiittotiri A0o loatiimpa  \ nnd it will Im forwarded po*t-paid liy Ptiie  Medhtoa (.'<������,, 8t. I������ouie, Mo.

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