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 ���������mimi  "U\3-.  V*i*v  J s f]  ^*i  a I  TENTH   ^EA.R.  CUMBERLAND,   B.C.   TUESDAY,   FEBY 9. 1904.  O^PECIALXHflSlXSlL-X)  '   . *��������� ���������     ���������  POB.OASH  OInILIT  _1  ALL   QUALITIES,  ALL   SIZES,  ALL   PRICES.  EVERY PAIR MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES   .AT   ABOUT :   HALF THE USUAL  PRICE.  CALL AND  INSPFCT  OUR   OFFERINGS.  ... .WE HAVE BTOCKINGS FROM. . ..  XffiEDO  V  Et  S, LEISER & CQ> Ltd.  Nichoiles: & Renoui, Ld.  61 YATES STREET,   VICTORIA, B. C.  .  Just received large shipment of  g4:  ���������IJEKDHSf". AGKE  >J2  CULTIVATOR,  SEEDhSlLS,   WHEEL HOES, Etc.  ,       very latkst i'mpkovkments,  '-   -.., ������������������.'���������'%J       - .'W ; ���������      ��������� _ t '���������������������������������������������    ������������������  ������������������-...       Call and see thotii or write tdro&talbgiwii and,pnee������.  Telephone 82..  Sole Agents for B.O.  tT.,0.t^;myr*t  riBiSPf  **--t  .Jkw ^a  emlhder.  __!_.  WHAT YOU":JM AY WISH TO CHOOSE  FOR THE HOLIDAYS a .," ,.   ,.  OUR NEW   ;  CATALOGUE  Will give you more ideas and suggestions than  a  week of shopping could,, .and at your own  nCf-SlClQ t ��������� m ' 11 ������������������ ��������� ��������� ��������� * at  I568   ILLUSTRATIONS  "���������������������������'���������,:,*, <l  Printed on Fine Tone Paper and fully described  and priced. Suggestions how to furnish every  room in the house���������all free for the asking.  WEILER BROS.,     Victoria, B.C.  HIGH-CLASS FURNI8HINQ8.  *���������  .CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  CHOICEST MEATS  KKPT   IN   STOCK.  AT f HE FOLLOWING PRICES:���������  hUXiVi V������r������ t^uMMr ,..,... xtn, p* <��������� Yo  ���������hMV, Uiihi yuaruir J0Bu, pet lh  8H0ULUBR M1KAKS  I2u, pa lb  . KOUND BEHAKS Ua. ye lb  BURLOIN HTBAK lOo, 1 ��������� lb  COILING BEEF  9c. and lb<* p. .lh  Mr,-TON, VEAL, and PORK at tq.ally  lawpieet,  1 *  Yonr patronage It    Hially invited, and  all orders will be pro    Mv delivered.  J.McPheo&Son  PROl'lvllilCUW.  NOTICE.  I hog to infornTthe publio that  on and after January 1st, 1004, my  business will be strictly cash, by 10  doing lean give myf Papons better  Batief action..     . ,,*���������    "',  .   T. H. CAREY, Tailor.  Any person found taking Timber  from Block A of Lot 76, and Blook  B. of Seotion 78,'Oomox Dintriot.  will be prosecuted to tho fullest extent of the law,-  GEO. STEVENS  To Cork a Com m Onm Pay take  Laxative Bromn Quinine Tablets,  All drujrglsts refrtfid the money if  il fails to oure.   K. W. Grove's big-  nn 111 ro !h ui������ (.ntuh box.   25c.  B2t    14 103  Local and Personal  An entertainment, to he followed  by a dance, will be given by the  ladies' of Trinity Church on Fobru-  aiy 15ih.  Hon. Jas. Dunsmuir and Major  Andain are enjoying a fow dayt>  dlick shooting down Baynes Soui.d.  Mr P. D. Little returned from  Victoria Thursday.  A lar^e wolf���������a rare animal about  here now���������was shot last Wednesday by F. Parks, near the lower  end of the Luke The animal is  nearly pure black in colour.  Hy. Keif el spent a couple of days  ih town last week. The genial  manager of the Nanaimo National  Beverage Coy, looks as. fresh as a  daisy;  . A string of can?, mostly empties,  juaiped the track Saturday night  near the wharf bunkers. They were  replaced and arrived all safe at the  mine by the morning^  Mrs Davies dancing class will be  held in the Cumberland Hall at  the usual hour to-morrow evening.  - Str. Wellington arrived at Union  Wharf Sunday afternoon at 4, and  left at.8 a.m, Monday, with a half  cargo. She will complete at Ladysmith. ,%;  A farewell dance to Mrs J. Johnston, who leaves for Nb'va Scotia  tonmorrow, was held in the Cumberland Hall last night. Many of  the lady's young friends attended.  Sidney Perkins, who has lived  -for-rthe-past-three-j'ears-with-his-  relatives, Mr and Mrs Dowdall,  leaves this week.to join his mother,  Mrs Dowdall's sister, at her home  in Et������quimalt.  Mr Napier, and Mr H.'fWaller  left for a busings trip to'tjte citfe?,  lasfwiek,- "^ir* Waller will ir.tro-..  duce Mr Napier to the business  houses, ih anticipation of hiu entering the firm of Waller and Partridge here.  ��������� Bulletin No. 44, Department of  Agriculture, Ottawa, lately received  gives results of experiments at the  different farms, with grain, fodder,  corn, lield roots, and potatoes, and  are valuable to the farmer.  Have you seen our short Erept.  Form Corsets at fifty cfcntSi The  same quality is usually sold at  nearly twice the price.���������-Stanley H.  Riggs.  Mr Andrew McKnight has been a  prisoner at home since the middle  of last week from the effects of an  injury sustained by stepping on  a nail, whioh penetrated the foot to  the bone. While regretting the  unfortunii te accident, woare pleased  to learn that Mr McKnight is now  improving,  Honest Value for ovory dollar is  what you get at the Oorner Store.  During the recent prize firing by  the Channel fleet at Gibraltar II.  M.S. Majestic, flying the flag of  Vice-Admiral Lord Charles Bores-  ford, made an astonishing record  witb her four 12-inob guns. She  made 17 hits odt of 28 for 37  rounds.  MrB Murdooh, senr., mother of  Mrs Hy. Murdooh and Mrs John  Fraser, left Friday morning tor her  home in Springhill, N.S. She will  be joined next woek in Vancouver  by Mrs Wm. Johnston, daughter of  Mr and Mrs Vass, who haves to  join lwr huoIui������u lu U'votvilltt, 2������\S,  Mrs Davis' dancing class started  last Wednesday evening with a  good attendance. The children's  clus* on Saturday afternoon wai  llkexvipo well attended. For adults  the evening class provides tho  xxxmxxx* ol x>\s%-miiug a pleasant and  ins motive evening.  Telegraphic News  Lidypmittu Feby. Ut,���������Foreign  coal shipments during month of  January, 20,085.  Nanaimo, Feby. 1���������Foreign coal  shipments of Western Fuel Co. for  January are 16,383.  . Nanaimo, Feby. Sth.���������Constable  Flalped arrived here hy noon train  with Indian "Peter Johnny," arrested at Chemainus for murder,  Report from Chemainus says, that  Peter confessed while being brought  over from Kuper Islund last night,  where  capture   was  effect* d,  but  Halped refuses to confirm this.  Indians say Peter ascribed death of  relative to Wilson who was Medicine Man, which incurred for him  hostility of all other member* of the  tribe who believed he put salmon  and frogs inside thera.    This was  probable motive for alleged murder.  In . alleged   confession,    however,  Peter is reported to have acknowledged getting into a quarrel with  Wilson  over   money,   murdering  couple and throwing bodies overboard.   Peter disclaims any knowledge of the death of Jackson, whose  empty canoe was found, and who  was thought to he third victim, and  ascribes his disappearance to drowning while intoxicated.  Ladysmith, Feb. 5���������Today a man  named Poyle walked into Fuundery  and borrowed a .knife -with winch  , i..        v  he immediately proceeded to cut  his throat but was stopped in time.  He was hailed before Magistrate  and sentenced-to serve three months  imprisonment.  Tokio, Fab. 5���������200,000 Russian  troops have been concentrated in  the Yalu Valley with intention of  seizing north Korea. Reported that  hope of maintaining peace has been  abandoned;    .  Vladivostok, Feby. 5th���������l,Q0O  Japanese girls ehabarked here for.  Japan yesterday.  New York, Feby. 5th���������The Commercial Cable Co. issued the following despatch from its manager in  China:������������������ From to-day telegrams  to Japan or Korea can only be accepted at owner's risk.  Amsterdam, Feb, 5���������The entire  town on the Island of Java has  been swallowed up by a volcanic  eruption and hundreds of persons  killed. {  Victoria, Feby, 5���������Reported on  good authority that Mr Dnnsmuir  has given Government option on  E. & N. Railway together with land  grant given for it of 1,600,000  acres. Dunsmuir reserves all coal.  Price is $8,500,000. Soheme has  boen oauoused by Government.  London, Feb. 6th, 2.55pm,���������A  wild rumor is in circulation on  Stook Exchange tbat a sevc 1 e naval  battle hai been fought in whioh  throe Russian and two Japanese  warships wero sunk.  St. Petersburg, Feb, 6���������The Japanese Minister is preparing to leave  here.  Diplomatic relatione between  Japan and Russia bave been broken  off and the Russian Ministers will  depart immediately, declaration of  war momentarily awaited  Victoria B. C. Feb 6.���������Judge-  ment in the will trial of Hopper vs  Dunsmuir was delivered by Judge  Drake today, He gives judgement  for defendeni wtth oosts against the  plaintiff and Intervener.  Hong Kong, Feb. 6th���������Russian  Minister has informed Chinese  official* that In event of war Russia may be compelled to seise Ten  [Continued on last pttg*.  ^kX^-_$_  MAGNET  CASH .STORE.  S Prizes  GIVEN    AWAY  Every 25c. purchase in my Store  entitles you to one guess as to���������  How many Beans there are in the  buoket that is in ray wit.dow.  1���������Hnndsomo Meat flatter and Vegetable Diab,- yAlue;  $2 55  2���������Doz, Cups .aud fjtaoera, Cream  Jug and Sugaj Bmiji, value..     2 25-  3~H������:r Brush,   (C<������,_b,    and   Pin  Cushion, value     S 25  4���������Box Toilet Soap, Broom & Wwh  .    Board, Take.     2 25  5���������Box Cigars, value     2 SO  Beans to be counted Saturday  evening, February 27th, 1904, at  8 p.m.  1st nearest gues������s gets first choice*  of the above prizes ; 2nd nearest  gets second choice; 3rd &c, &c.  T.E BATE,  DUNSMUIR AVE.,        Cumberland  SUICIDE AT UNION WHARF,  Word reached here Saturday  morning that a man had.been found,  hanging by the neck at Union  Wharf. Jm3p"A"larTiB_T������nd~cotF"  stable Thompson repaired to the  place as soon as possible and found  the _ian to be Wong Bing, an old.  Chinaman, who for years had beea*  bead man of the Chinese.dumpiug;  gang at the wharf, Enquiry showed  it to be a case of suicide, the facts  being as follow*:���������Bing rose on the  morning mentioned at the usual  time,' prepared breakfast for, the.  gang as usual, and stayed to feed  his chickens after the rest had gone  to work, at 7 o'clock. About nine,  another man, who was staying in  the house, got up, and going out*  side, saw that the chicken house  was still closed. Thinking that  Bing hud gone to work, and had  forgotten to feed the fowls, he went  to the shack where the feed was  kept and found Bing hanging to  one of the rafters, a silk scarf being  fastened to tho roof, and looped  around his neck. He had stood on  a box to fusion up, and then had  kicked this away und died by  btrungulativii, there being no drop  to break the neck. He was dressed  in bis best olohes, new booiB, &c,  and h ul evidently outfitted fur his  final journey. He had been in ill  health for some lime, and being  Bluo old, it is supposed he became  despondent, and ������o took his life.  An inquBi was considered unntoes-  sary,  We sell Force, Malta Vita, Shredded Wheat Biscuits, Grape Nuts,  and Po4ums Cereal Mixture.���������  Stunley H. Rigge.  COURT OF REVISION.  usMuA   Aoat*o*t.*l   iJii>li\iUl,  A Court of Revision and Appeal,  undor tho provisions of the "An������  wiHsment Act," will be held for the  Oomox Assessment District, at  Cumberland, in the Court House,  on the 3rd day of March, 1604, at  eleven o'clock in the forenoon.  E. HARRISON,  Judge of the Court of Revision  and Apjwil.  Nanaimo, U.C., 19th Jany., 1904.  v  ���������������������. 'You say his  witV's a brunette V"  1',   thought he married ti blonde.",  "'lie did, but she dyed,"   4____ - '  Miss Ellen Henrotin, a social leud-  * 'it in Chicago and tho head of ihO  movement ior tho higher cultivation  ni her six, urges women to give up  i he work of reform���������leave that to  men���������and devote'"thttn'selvos to art.  literature and tlie. more graceful accomplishments of lifo.        .  AN EXTRAOR-  iHARY OFFER!  'ELECTRIC BELTS IN  THE REACH OF ALL  ���������Wa are Selling ths Best Eltetrio.  Belt  In the World at a  Price.  -Within the Reach cf the Poorest  Sufferer.  0_r RegularNoJaWh$40  BELT  for only  Our No. 7 Electric Bolt (with suspensory fa  men or l.vlies :ti2chtr.������it) vi guaranteed to pnsess.  more power, m ra- current, mora equal distribution  of current, betttr quality and finish t Kan any other  Electric "Rs'il made, tcjardless of price.  The Prcf. Karri Kck is a sure cure for Nervous,  Weakness, Kilnsy, I.iver and Stomach Complaint,  Rheumatism, Lame Hick, Pain or Aches in ail parts  of thc hody. Wear rlie Kelt while you s'.������p, and in  the mornin- ;_u wil! t'eel years younger than whtn  you went to 1 ed.  Beware of i:hoss who ask you to pay from 510 to  $19 for an Electric Belt, not half so good as the Prof.  'Karri's which we sell for only $5.00. We have only  ���������one price. Wc do no: ailc you 40 dollars first, and  if you do not buy, try and st!! you the same belt at  sny old price.  Our Honest Offer.���������If you do not care to send tw'  five dollars we will send you one of our Belts to your  nearest express office, C.O.D. $5.00, with privilege  ���������of examination, if satisfactory, pay the express agent  55 00 and express charge's and take the Belt. If not  'srrpreienudjo-need not piy one cent. If yo..  u'.Ti tash witn order w e prepay tbe p-staRe.  We are ma-i,r.tctu ers of all kit>ds of e'ectr c  ������np!ian es. _ Wute us for our book, giving pm.i.%  end fu I part'cjl.-r-,.   Itu sent free.  Do not b-iy tint 1 you see our No. 7 Hish GraJe  _elt  ������Writs at once    Adareu a  THEF.E.KABKC0. %KH_LL  ��������� >pau u ���������mi ���������  OXFORD ECONOMY  STEEL RANGES.  NOTK  ������ll������ll  ^tiirtnmtecil.  No IMN ov������-n  INxUIkH lit, frt������.(  No I) HO oven llOxaUU'lii. ippq.f  <l<\ O, It,, Winnipeg)  **k your iliuler fur ihrm orwrlli) to un,  Tho OURNEY FOUNDRY Co,,  lfl!������ . ift 3  I.nitiltunl   HI.,   WIiiiiIiu'r.  "Ryrie" Cut Glass i.s the  purest of Crystal  Our rinndnnmrly illustrated .*���������  Cntnl������|iu������������hmvt������very larftaiiurt*  ment of choice picro*.  This 8-inch finest Cut Class  Berry Bowl wc send to any  address for $8,00.  We pay express charges  and guarantee safe delivery.  Write for our Cntalogue.  Ready for delivery Nov, 15th,  RYRIE BROS.  JRWKI.EIM*  118, I WO. liyi and 12*  Yonfta Sh, Toronto  9  Bald? Scalp shiny and thin?  Then it's probably too late.  You neglected dandruff. If  you had only taken our advice, you would have cured  the dandruff, saved your hair,  and added much to it. If  not entirely bald, now is your  opportunity.   Improve it.  "I hava uteri Avar's H*5r Visor tor orer 40  years. I am now fll years old and havo a hoavy  growth of rich brown lialr.'Uue, I think, entirely to Ayar'n Hair Vliror.V ..    ���������  Mas. M. A. Kmn, BellevUlo, TO.  81.00* bottle.  J Alldruprglsts.  gwaHaMM���������am  for  J. O. A YER CO.,  T,owell.> Mass.  iGood  If isn't -always tho best cook who  prepares  the most fancy dishes.  STGNA.LS OF DANGI5H���������Hsivo'vovi lost  your appetite ? Have you a ','om.c-c!  tontruc ?' Have you an unpluusaut tiisfco  in the mouth ? , Does your head ache and  is out of order and vou need laf'dlcuip.  have .you dizziness ? If so, yoju- stomach  is out of order, and you need medicikti.  J!ut you do not liko medicinn, He that  iirfifert; sickness to medicine must suffer,  but under the circumstances the wise  man waukl procure a box of Parmelee's  Vi'tietable Pills and speedily' tret himself  in  health and strive-"to keep so.  No matter how sx-ciit a philosopher  a man -tiiay be ho can never figure  out how he caught a coM.  Churchea aa Places ot IXetug* In War  Our aucestors transacted a good deal  of business of* oue kind or another in  and about their churches. To begin  with, the churches of old England in  turbulent times were regarded as  places of safe custody for public and  private property, tn the -border land  of England and Scotland the idea was  carried out still more completely, and  churches, or at least their towers, became regular fortresses ' and not infrequently were objects of offense and  defense. Wo may note la rural England that ih the case of ancient churches the towers are often not merely disproportionate in sixe to the rest of the  church, but are carefully and strongly  built, evidently with an object  Even in peaceful Surrey and Susses  the belfries are veritable strong rootqs  with barred windows and inassivfe  doors and often contain a massive  treasure chest. Hither, at the first  alarm, money and valuables were hurried, for beyond the security of thick,  walls and bars aud bolts there was aa  mgis of sanctity which ia a superstitious age protected the building from  the most ruthless of foes. The fortress-  like construction of many of the border land churches������������������ is an interesting  study of ���������antiquarians.���������"  ''Thoughtful...'  Mistress���������Kate, I found the "gas escaping in the kitchen last night, tou  must never blow it out.  .. Kate���������I didn't, mum. I turned it out.  then turned it on again to have it  ready to light in the morning.  Sufficient Cause.  Mary���������But why do you think they'  are so certain to fall in love?  Ann���������In the first place, their parent-  Hate each other; and, in the second,  neither .of them has a penny in the  world.  Of the victims of Bright's disease*  47 per cent. are over three score  yours old.  Bettor a small pice 01 pumpkin pie  than a. wholo -humble pie.  Paraguay cotton grows on bushen  which produce for from seven to ten  years-.' ,x  Philadelphia    has    1,540   miles    of  streets' angl 480 of street railways.  HEALTH AND VIGOR  FOR SICKLY WOMEN  By Supplying an Abundance of Rich, Red, Life-Sustaining and System������Bui8ding Blood.  DR. CHASE'S NERVE FOOD  Thoroughly   Cures   the   Ills   Peculiar   to   Women.  151V  Yoiill   Enjoy  miALio?c!OR  very Bit 0! tf.  Tho feminino organism is tin intricate mass of delicate and sensitive  aeryes which require nu enormous  amount of pure, rich blood to nourish them and supply them with tho  vital force necessary to properly perform their functions.  When the blood is lacking in quantity or quality the nervo cells waato  and shrivel up and by means of paiu  and irregularities make known their  starved and depleted condition.  Unless the nervous system is put  in proper condition all tho medicine  In the-world will never cun- the  weakness and irregularities peculiar  to' women. Because ,/J_r.,, Chaso's  Nerve Food contains the elements of  nature which go to form new, rich  blood aad create new nerve force it  is the most certain cure obtainable  for such ailments.  When tho nervous system becomes  exhausted the whole,body'.'i$ inoi;e,or  loss affected arid.thc various" organs  fail to perform" the duties devolving  upon them. .Digestion is impaired;  there   are   feelings of discomfort   in  tho stomach after meals, nervous  sick headaches, irritability, sleepless-  mjss; spells of weakness and diz_ines������  como over you;���������you feel disheartened,  discouraged and despondent and fear  prostration, paralysis or insanity.  iUit there is new hopo for vou in  the use of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  Not tho falso.-hope which' is aroused  hy medicines composed of alcohol  and other stimulants, but the hopo  which" finds'foundation'in added flesh  and tissue, in better appotite, more  buoyant, feelings and gradual disappearance of annoying symptoms.  As a blood builder and- nervo restorative Dr. Chase's Nervo Food is  hound to benefit your whole system.  By noting your increase hi weight  while using it you con prove this beyond a doubt.  , .,  :  Fifty cents a box, 6 boxes foro;  $2,50, at all dealers or Edmanson, ."���������  Bates .&'��������� Co,. .Toronto.. ' To oroteet  you against imitations the-..portrait'  and signature of Dr. A. W. Chase,  the famous receipt book author, are  on'ovory' box.  __  TO THE EAST  THRU THE STATES  iBuilinion  mmm  _______SS5E  Are you going homo for Christmas on tho  $40.00 Excursion ? Why not go by wny  of St. Paul and Chicago, using the Burlington  Route���������3C0 miles daylight ride along tho banks  of the Scene Mississippi lliver. Elogant Free  Reclining Chair Cars.  Write tho undersigned for all detail information in arranging for your trip. You will receive  prompt atteution,  A. L. EIDEMILLER,  fraveUlng-Passenger-Agent,-Box uNo,_.13-15,_W,innlpeg,_Man- |  F. M. RUG(J. N. W. P. A., St. Paul, Minn.  a  made by J.M.Fortier Ltd.. Montreal  Tlio I'odloHorOdsii H.iiikos nro nm<'n of thn  Jtwt, quality n\nm* ate I, all ou'nl     f>xi>os������<J  ��������� pnrt.������ nro Intor inod with heavy aline  hhShi* ox.-  1 liny hnvn wist Inui'osIhusIoiik with <vh'l.o  Knnmnl r| Ihworvcilrn, icknl pliitoil (In. 'l'oa  Vot StiimN, M������lin!ij(l Towol Hctds. Tho aro  Mindo t������1 urn any Itimi of ronl, can Im chanaml  5i> twomlnut s to uru 20 Inch wood. Ilinhly  nleliolod ilii'onulitmt.  For mil pnrtlouliirs ieisd:tor illusttdtod  ttookloli.  -Tim IOIIowImr ������rl(Mw for th***  irrmln runtji m uh llliiMtnitvil,   fully  .0(1  .no  mm  USED FOURTEEN YEARS WITH  ���������   GOOD RESULTS.  ..tttt, lw'st, R������w York, tttpt. I, vxz.  OK %, 9,'gktibAll CO,, ���������;���������      , ���������'.  Oeotltmim >-l lnv������niw1row8n������Tln Cart on  mylt������Mq������ fortU������pu>.Uouriuim >cai������umlll Im*  *)w������y# givon mo ttootl rotult< In iwery psrtljiulur.  lalio h������vn ono or your booki ihot I luivn round  vnry imafut. U7011 hnvo ������nv Intrr rdltlna ef  t)m "Trentlw Ml th������ Ilomt lud hUDlw*������������*,"  will 9WL*niUf nomlino otw,  ' B*ip������otfully jroun,       D,r.nU8DUi,  W l������ u AbHoatdl.r i*ll������M# wmody for Spprinn,  pilnii, Ourlx,' Hlngiiimun, 110, _Ueniovi������ tlio  Imnolf una iratnt tso������mr,  Prm tl 1 ������lx tnr **}.  At a Unlmi-nt for fiUfflrfJiR l,t,OT \\1 f <l������M\..&!������  your driiinrlii. tornMrnW* w*AVW(JUnK,  ������l������o "A TrMtlMOB t|i������ lion*," tbo book fro*, ur  addrau  DB. B. J, KENDALL CO, CNOSDUHQ FALLS, VT.  STAilERERS  BB-M8UJIIJLUI|JU������aiUMHBBBW  I "NTAltlO. I'Vir tl... inutMiioiit of nil  formn of hl'h.l'XHDl'.fcKU.a. VNo trwit <bt  (iiiiimo, 11 t Hlmply tun imhli, nml Minrofors  liiuUNiu uuiuiu* .-ij.nn.ii.   Wine iur ^mwulur*,  1    Ottawa univerHity will he rebuilt us  SOUll   OX   IKlftHlhle.  Nature otten lots a^oniiis hi <iri tlw-  tvround floor, but .necessity rompek  him to dwvll in tlio attic.  You cannot bo huppv whilo yon >,uivi>  corns. Thwi do not dolnv In txottiiur' ������  nottlo of'Holl'oway'H Oom Cure. ll. rh  movos tfil klnns ot corns wi|hon! rim-,.  Pfdltiro with il is unknown  When a vvornn^ i.s no longer uhl--  to tnalto a man JouUmis Kho mtiy oh  well give It up as a had job.  /Indispensable in Winter."  There's a need in every home for  tars Syrup of Red Spruce Gum  A few doses, at the first sign of a cold, yrill_Hny all throat  irritation���������take away hoarsenes9~check the inflammation���������  Btreugthen the lungs���������ward off the cough.  All the healing, soothing, curative properties of Canadian Sproee  ���������  Gum���������combined with arotnatics.   Pleasant to take.   23 cts. bottle������  Official lig.uros show that during  tho.ywtrs JSSS to 1900 tho mortality  In the I'Vonch army was more than  douljlo thnt hi tho, Gorman army.  Miianl's Liniment Cures Colds, etc  Moro thuii ou������>fourth of tho inhub-  Itunts of Newfoundland aro t.MJ(j;iif<ed  iu catehiiiM' and euriu^ HsJj for u living.  '-.  Eskimo dogs huve been driven   ny  miles, ovor the ice in five hours.     A  picked team of these dogs, cixxec. trav  ulled aix iiiljos In ?H ifUniiies".   ���������  ffinard's Liniment Cords Distemper.  A  mnn who in thrown on his ovvr  nwouicos in ujiit   to    make an open.  Hionul raid on tin' niwowrww of otJb-  orfl.  (Ltquosone wot forut^ly kiigwu iu Cauada ������������������ I'owley'* Uqulfied Oiotie.)  We Wffl Buy  A 50c������ Bottle of lyiquozone and Give it to You to Try}  "s  A hostel T������utfl������,  A Pnrlfllun clotlion douler liioltod a  dog out of hid shop, Tlio dog nhot ont  with Homo rnpldlty and knocked ovor n  woman with a Jug of milk. Tho worn*  an broko tlio Jug nnd upsot tin oldorly  Rontloninn, nnd tho Juv cut both of  thom, At thut moment a tycllnt ar-  rived and wa* thrown off hi* tonohlne  l������y tlio |)!'OHirntt������ llKiirt'H, and Hliiiuh  tanoomly a cart camo up and funnnliod  tlio Ulcyclo. Tho mQptlwtrato advlaod  tlio entire nqutvi to procml iigalnat tht  doe, aod thoy ar* now looking for it  TiIqaoione���������HquM oxygen���������U thconly  product that cau kill cerms in the body  without killing you, No man know* any  other way to destroy the causo of any  germ dliease,  lt in new to America, and tntUionn who  need It don't know of it, For tbat reason  we mnko thin renmrkitble offer. We will  buy the fimt bottle and cive it to you if  you need it. We will. 00 U willingly,  gladly, to convince you at once ami tor-  ever that Uquozone does kill germs.  Wo Paid $100,000  fortherlcbtn to Jylrjwwone for America,  We tented thia product for years in the  rtirtat difficult- r������������rm f1liM������iM ��������� thon wo  hoii(?ht these rights for the highest price  ever paid tor a scieimiiu discovery.  We paid that price becauno Mquozone  does what all the skill in the world cannot do without it. Any drug that kills  germs Is n poinon to you nnd ft cannot be  inhen lo*ont'd)y.    The  l������r-.������  j-.hj������lrUfi������l  t'lo world over, employ Uquozone alone  lor germ troubles; and any physician  who doesn't is almost helpless in any  ������erm disease  Just Oxygen.  Wquoaone is simply llqnld oxygen���������no  drugs, noalcohol iu it. It Is the discovery  af Parfl, tha great German chemist, who  tpwt ������ years on it, His object was to  Set each aa excess of oxygen in staple  farm into the blood that no germ could  live iu any membrane or tissue,  Irlquozotie does that. The results are  so certain thnt wo publish on every bottle  an offer cf Jit,000 for a germ that it cannot kill, Yet oxygen is Nature's greatest  tonic���������the vory iwnrce of your vitality.  Its eff-ctn are exhilarating, purifying,  vitalizing. Hut germs are vegetables; nnd  this excess of oxygen���������the very life of au  animal- is deadly to vegetable matter.  We spend 14 days in making: each hot.  tin of Uquozone, and Uie result is liquid  oxygen���������the best thing in the world for  you, yet certain destruction to disease  germs, wherever the Uquozone.larlen  blood goes.  Germ Diseases*  These are the known germ diseases,  AU that medicine can do for these troubles  U to help Nature overcome the germs,  and such results are indirect nnd un.  cciUui. r,!quo::one hilh the germ*,  wherever they are, and the results arc  inevitable, lly destroying the cause of  the trouble, It invariably ends tlie disease,  aud forever.  TiaoArnff���������tixtrptf^        atomnrtt TnrnMsa  Dyiptpil* >       Throat TroubUs  Kct.ma-ttryilorfta       Tuberculosis  I'erero-Oallittouc*        Tiimori-UUtfS  Ooitrt-Oout VsrlcoenU ,  GooorrhfO-Oleet ���������   ,    Woown's DiSNSsf  All diieimeithst begin With f������ver~������Uliiflim-  m������tlon-������ll cBt������n1i-������ll cont������irlnuii diHSMB���������all  tlMrtttiHn of Impure or po|������oued blood,  In ntrvnus dahtllly Uqnoxone sets ssavltak  (Mr, accouijilUhhiK whit uo drugs can do,  50c. Bottle Free.  If you need Uquozone, nnd have never  tried it, please send us this coupon, We  will then mail you an order on your local  druggist for a fulhsize bottle, and we  will pay yonr druggist ourselves for It,,  This is our free gift, made to convince  ymi; to nhow von what T.lqiwwvm la. aeil  What it can do, In justice to yourself,  please accept it to-Usy, tor it places yeu  under no obligation whatever.  Uquozone costs 50c. and ft.  Aitlims  AbtCfM-AfltnlB .  Bronchitis *t  Blood Pottos  Urifbf* Disease,  now*! Trouble*  Coughs-Cable  Coneumptton  Cotlc-Croup  Cfittrtl nation  Csuirh-Csaesr  pyMateiy^lwrlus  Hay Pever���������Inflaenit  Kloney Disssses  Uuoonhie  Ulrai TrtMiblM   ���������  MaUrli-HeuTtttlt  Maay Kcait Troubles  ales-HPseumonls  Msoriiy-Qulosy  Kheumatlsm  tikln otsessss....  ���������cwfaia-eyoWlls  CUT OUT THIS COUPON  foi lliuvfici m*i m^apiKSiitiuuu,, I'JII out,  llie blmike sua matt It li theXiqM Onus  C��������������� 821-220 Klasle St., Cljlcsgo.  My dlsesss Is ...���������....., , ,,  I lisve never trletV llqaosons nr T>ow1ey's  I.lqulfled Oimie, bnt tf yon will supply ns a  toe, bottle free I will !__��������� ll  .myr    *********************.***t  DC   A          OlTifuniMtdriw iwittepWsty,  dia������esena������wrtrtdewarti Mn^-opw appsstt  ���������a every bettlaettmalm Uqalled eseitw i>  **  A J&. ���������* .*-������������������j-���������-.-#, ,^i, Jy ���������*��������� *^- "��������� -^ _K _t*>**- -^-���������*- ��������� *- ft* A._^j it_ >T__ti -^t  ttTTvVtV*V W VVrV %T V ��������� <��������� W V p*" V * *r  * WHEN >^-^|  THE LIGHT J  CAME  CopitrtUiht, ms,bu  2'. a McClure  By William  Walker  Hines  At last his excellency the governor  was alone. The tide of officii seekers,  lobbyists 'and politicians had been  turnedl from the executive wing of the  statehouse, and the exodus of clerks  and stenographers bad begun. Iu tbe  anteroom his private secretary awaited his dismissal for the day, iinpa-  Hont of tho unusual delay. Dowu the  tiled corridor echoed the footfalls of  tho janitor, master of all he surveyed.  All day the governor had longed for  the moment, yet now he sat idle. His  gase wandered toward tho window,  and he found himself thinking that  when thc slant rays of the setting sun  flashed into the room he would find  light to continue his work. It was for  a pitifully few moments only tbat the  sunshine penetrated tho governor's  private ofllco, with its subdued colorings, its massive furniture and its patriotic memories.  His hand rested on the paper he had  no need to read���������"Senate bill No. 214."  ���������Jt had passed both senate and house  without serious discussion, and the  vote had drawn party lines sharply.  The governor's own party was responsible for the measure, aud it-had met  with only half hearted opposition. "Apparently no ono considered the bill of  any special importance.  The governor had not quite understood why he took the precaution, but  some instinct advised him to probe beneath the surface of this innocent looking measure. This instinct, this indefinable "suspicion, was" confirmed in a  way that appalled him.  The days of indecision which followed had not been -pleasant.ones for  the state's chief executive. Secure in  their position, the sponsors of the bill  had not urged its Immediate signing,  and the governor had carefully weighed the question."  Now be realized that the hour for  action had come. Either he must veto  tlie measure iin_e interest of~those  whose votes had given him the highest  oflice in the state find whoso welfare  ho had sworn to protect or ��������� throw his  influence and bis signature with those  who were conspiring to mulct their, ingenuous Constituency.  There could bo no-compromise. ' 131-  tlicr with the hinssos he must stand or  with their enemies. And .their'enemies  were his lifelong friends, the men who  hnd made him politically, the mon.  whom ho had known in boyhood, in  ambitious young manhood, in ripe and  successful middle age���������the men with  whom ho had marched and sung and  fought and bled during the mighty civil war. lt,8ce'med to him lu this dark  hour tlmt* be loved those men, every  one of them. He knew their wives,  liielr sons, their daughters. Ho had  broken bread at 1 heir tallies, lie had  rejoiced with them In their successes,  sympathized wiih thein when clouds  had gathered. Political ties had been  welded into friendship's fetters of  Hlool. IIo brought his list down on the  mocking paper wllli a terrific crash.  Tho men behind (hut bill were bone of  hl������ bone, flesh of. his llesh, nud yet -  Then came anothor thought, a  Drought purely selfish, if bo turned  ngalnst those men who had mnde lilm  what ho wan whut did tho futuro, of-  ferV An honest politician, he had no  itnnnclfil rotuniH froui u score of years  given to IiIh slate's service. Part or his  snlary onch year had gone to piiy in-  forest on llie mortgage wlilch had hung  heavily on tho old farm. His law pmc  lIco hnd been scattered among many  younger rivals, And he had pasmid  thnt ago wheu men can .compute sue-  eosMfnlly wllh now blood.  There wns hiH wlfo too, 8he had  grown accustomed to Dio proportion of  piirplo nni flno IImm aoernlMtf to the  governor's wife-nnd Mnrlon. He w-  mem-barm] thnt very morning watching  Uio jrirl, applo of IiIh eye, mount hor  horso nnd cantor down tho drivowny.  Was It fair tlmt lie should dash the etip  of [ilousnro sho was';lust mining to hor  lips? Ho could almost fool tho fresh,  cool hint* of his check un she whispered:  "T'other, dear, 1 am mo huppy, so  hnppy 1"  Would who lw happy If he took hor  hack to tho old. farm, wllh Its struggling buildings, us iiegiuctcu iumi, io  Iscglii nil u\ir uhtJtti'.J  Ho hont forward, oue hand support-  luj; hiH itching head. Then suddenly  onmo the junboam, striking full nnd  fair through tho casement, lt fell upon his givat Heal ring, bcaiiiw xho  stnto's cont. of arms, and he pulled bis  hand buck Into tho shadows.  Tlio Ktm'n rny traveled across iho  room, tilting upward, and In it whimsical mood ho followed Its courso over  the great fiat lopped dc-l. wiih if" fixtures, post tho high backed carved  chub's sliulKht lo (la- mantel, and there  It slruck something thnt brought him  to his feet.  Tt wns nn oil painting of himself, llfo  sJ������c and inn do from an old daguerreo  type. He remembered the very day  that faded little picture had been tab-  en. He bad worn his uniform, then  bright and new. The painting was the  gift of tbe men of his company, some  of whom were numbered among the  ranks of those supporting the bill  which lay on yonder desk. Why had  they followed bim in thoso dark days  of secession and civllstrife? Why had  they followed .where he'led? Why. if  he was not stronger than they, if the  gift of leadership was not mighty within him? They bad trusted him then,  they bad followed him then,, arid now  whorA wna ho leading them? No: he  was not leading, be was following.  Following them where?. To dishonor,  io dishonesty!  But. would they see it that way?  Would tliey realize that the same belief in a great underlying principle  which had led him to don that uniform  in a lost cause dominated him?  ��������� Some one opened the door, but ho  did uot turn. Rather he stood as ono  fascinated, for the draft from the open  door had stirred the two flags across  above tho picture, the two flags which  lie now loved with a strangely commingled and yet divided affection.  Something stronger than sentiment  took possession of him. He bad found  the light.  He turned toward his desk and picked up his pen with a hand that did  not tremble. It was the work of a  moment only. ���������  Then he looked up to face���������Marion,  with Ji happy light in her eyes, the  lilt of a liieadpwlark in her voice.  "Father, dear, I am so glad to catch  you alono for just a little minute,  dearest," she coaxed as sho glanced at  the, stacks of papers. "_ou wouldn't  mind if I"*sat ou your knee, just as we  used to sit together. Dear me, how  long it was!"  The governor smiled indulgently and  held her cool, smooth cheek close to  his feverish one.  "I'ou are so busy all the time it really doesn't seem as if I had a father  now, but I have something so important to tell you. You remember Jerry  Gaylord, father, dear? I used to go to  school with Jerry. You often took us  to the crossroads in your buggy. Well.  Jerry has been here���������yes, several  times���������and we���������I���������I���������think I'll go ba,ck  ���������With him next time if you don't mind.  Mother says it is simply absurd.   Jerry  ��������� isn't very reniarkablo.   Ho isn't even  stantly seen and expressed in strong relief. The greatest differences seem to  lie in the relative development of their  sense.of fear. In one wren family the  male never fed the young, and the female never became very tame. What a  different state of affairs was found at  another wren's nest studied earlier in  the summer! After tbe removal of this  nest it was fully forty-five minutes before the young got a morsel to eat, but  after the firsf visit the victory was  won, and the hen, if not tlie cock, bird  became very tame; During the preliminary interval of suspense the male  sang cheerfully, but the female was at  the nost and stump many times before  venturing inside. Five minutes after  her timidity had been finally overcome  'the male was also on the stump, where  he Silt with drooping wings and gavo  his alarm; thence he. flew to a tree,  tlien to the ridgepole of the tent, where  he sang merrily, while the young were  fed by his mate. Tho male sang all  the morning until noon and, after a silence, began again at 2 o'clock. On the  contrary. at (he, first nest thc male  was never seen,..aiid'.seldom, if over,  heard. The timidity of tho female was  never con)c|nt"|v overcome.���������Century.  IN THE FASHION WORLD.  ANCIENT FISH CURES  a state ','senato.iTnticnie d^esnTwant To"  l)e, but* I think I'll see more of bim  than, mother does of you, and I don't  care for a husband who is too successful to-love inc. Oh, father, dear, I  don't mean that! But please may I  marry him and go back'to Bridgeport?  It's very quiet at Bridgeport, I know,  but 1 like it bettor."  And he had boon afraid to dash the  cup from her lip! He had thought  she loved it .all���������the. excitement, the  homage paid her n's-daughter .of the  governor.  "Back to Bridgeport!"  He had quite I'm'got toil Jerry, though  when sho hnd lirit; spoken ho had  thought of Jerry as u promising young  fellow,  "Back fo Bridgeport!"  Ho glanced nt. (lie linos he*hud just  penned and .suddonly straightened up.  There was u now light in his eyes, a  stronger.ring in his voice.  "Of course you may. Jerry is all  right, and���������well, there Is no telling;  I mny go buck fo Bridgeport myself  ono of these days,"  Then he kissed her, gravely and tenderly, aiid anu in ami they *wnlkod out  of the ofllco. lie closed Iho door, and  Ihe Hocrotary picked up his Imt. The  day's work was done.  A.   Great   Deal   of  Velvet  In   Worn.'  Color Combination!!.  A good deal "of- velvet will be seen,  especially in the fgrm Qf .short sack  coats of coloring similar to the. skirt.  It is charming combined with medallions of lace and bands of fur.  Complete toilets of gray frieze arc*  made in bolero fashion, with facings  of moleskin or gray squirrel. Strappings are now wider aud piped on  each side with satin either,, of. thc same  tint or of a light or dark contrasting  color.  Modistes , are still trying combina-1  tion3 of dark blue and green, which are  certainly no longer now. Dark earth  brown with emerald or empire green  is a wonderfully .effective combination,  and black with green, deep apricot or  greenish blue is' lo be the favored mixture of the coming season.  The new autumn materials are striking, and tho friezes with spiashes and  dots'of color present charming possi-  MEDICINAL VIRTUES THAT USED TO  DECK THE FINNY TRIBES  Tin* Dun ire r* of liiinnrinmtoN,  A story of Coleridge's boyhood, which  appears In a book by .Mr. Wilfred  Brown oil tho poet's childhood and  Inter years, shows Dio danger* that beset the aliif gu'/.or and also tho rewards  tlmt emtio to hhu. From his curly  youth Ooloridjfo lived iu n world of  Hooks und dreams, yot his favorito  walk seems l������ hnve boon tho Strand,  tho Inst placo in iho World for a poet,  to lone hliuHOll! In reverie,  Ah ho strolled down Dm stroot. ho  imagined himself swimming (he Hellespont, Dio font of which othor poolw  had written imd which tho poot Byron  was to accomplish Inter, Onco, whllo  tlio mind of Oolerldgc wan thus far  from Dio busy Strand, he absently  thrust IDk hands licfuro lilm In tho  milliner of om* swimming, .Suddenly  ono hnnd cniue In contact wllh a gci>.  tlmniiu's pocl.et.  The goof Ionian, thinking to capture  a thief, soi'/ied the hnnd nnd exclaimed:  "What! So voiiiii? nnd so wicked!"  Ho accused Die poor, poetic boy of an  ii I tempi nt puekel. picking.  With some t'righl. nnd n fow lours tho  hoy o.Nplnined, anil we can Imagine  Dint words did nol full him who wns  to become Dm* most brilliant bilker of  bis Ago. The gentleman was delighted  with Coleridge'* imagination, which  could turn Die Strand Into tho Hollo*-  pout. The Intelligence of (ho young  U'ltrtdor made the stranger inquire Into Coleridge'* tastes, nml when lio  found iheimy liked books he opened  for hliu u Hulwcrlplliut at Du������ olroulnt-  Ing library in ������'li������������np������1do.  In<mi<!(inlli)  of ftlrdi,  In studying different birds of the  Kimie species individual trails nre con-  OUAY TAIIiOll WADK.  lillitlcH Jn Die wny of combinations  and trimmings. A. deep sear brown  decked with ciitenild and a slightly  lighter brown with touches of old  gold and turquoise aro most oiVccllvo.  Oreut attention is given to tho yoke  band skirt, astonishing varlotles being  worked on thlfl scheme, tho ubiquitous  front pa nol now giving pJnco lo sido  strapping*! or perhaps a scries of thoso  Intoiwctlng Dm symmetry of tho skirt  all round. But out of Iho real wealth  of choice tlmt abounds In this navy  serge fancy oum stands out a conspicuous success in tlw vhupo of ouo of Dn������so  yoke shirts; resolved Into a Mirnpplnij  on either Wldo of Die front, lllioly piped  ��������� with white. This skirt bus a rut hor  ciowf< little bolero, swapped to assume  a Hquortt effect nt the buck, completed  hy full Diroo-qimrioi' length sleeves, beloved of Pnqiiln, with deep kilted litwn  mtUes. Die whole worn over n fnneiiiiil-  ln;������ ihtrt nf wlille ������off tilcl-rul l<iwn DltrX  Toner!fp Inec.  The Illustration shows n gray tailor  made trimmed with checked cloth.  JUPIO CHOUdST.  \tn.t\t Into ot or y.  Mn.v--I>W '.'Inra'p hushnnd loavo hor  much when ho dieu 1  Hollo-Ho left enough to nutki������ her  comfortable, but not enough to got her  u second liusbii ii.v.-iiiife,  Tabby Vet.  Thc term "tubby cat" Is dorlvcd froia  A tab. n fnmoim street In Bagdad Inhabited by thc manufacturers of silken  vibtt calh*d ntlhl or taffeta. 'J'hla ntuff  is woven with waved markings of wi*  uml silk riseuiliiiiig ������ tabby cut's  coal  Perch Was Valued In Germany For  Its Curative Properties, and Curo  Warn Held In High Esteem In Old  _:n_land-The Physlelau ol rixhes.  Fishing literature prior to the days  and writings of Izsaak Walton opens  up points of interest which are unique.  Kot the least interesting are the constant references of tbe early writers to  the medicinal virtues of flsh. Of course  many of the salt and fresh water fishes mentioned by the old writers are  not recognized iu the waters of today,  but the fresh water perch, carp, tench  and eel arc yet recognized, and it is in  connection with these flsh that some  of thc quaintest ideas as to their medicinal virtues have prevailed.  The Germans have a comparative  proverb which says, "More wholesohio  than a perch of the Rhine," and it is  certain that from the, earliest times  this familiar fish has been esteemed as  one of tho best gastronomic produce  tions of fresh water. It has also been  ascribed mediciual virtues. Gesner says  that physicians value the perch so  much that they recommend it to be  freely eaten by wounded men, women  in childbed and those suffering from  dangerous fevers. Aldrovandus praises  it and mentions that the two otooliths  ("round, bones") found in the head of  the perch are marvelously good for  stone in tho bladder.  That the carp was esteemed in olden  times in England is certain. Dame  Berners, writing in her quaint "Trea-  tysee of Eysshyuge Wyth au Angle,"  published in 1400', says, "Tho carpe be  a dcyntous fish, but there ben few in  Englonge." Being "deyntous"���������i.. e.,  "dainty"���������it must bavo beon a good fish  at that time to eat. It has'certainly  lost its character since then.  In the art of healing the carp plays a  respectable part. One old writer speaks  of the fat of Die carp as being of miraculous power for the alleviation of  "hot rheumatism." The manner of its  application was by frequent rubbing  on tlie painful part, and the effect was  said to be eminently mollifying and  salutary. The triangular bones in the '  -throat-of~tho~can)~on_being,gro.und_to,  powder and applied to a wound or  bleeding nose were said to act as styptic. The gall was also said to have  been used for sore eyes, and "above  Die eyes," says an old /Esculapius,  "two littlo bones exist, semicircular in  shape, which aro diligently preserved  by noblo females against the luiiatical  disease." ���������  In thc "Haven of Health" carp are  also comprised in "the ten sortes of  fische which are reckoned as principal  in Die preservation of health," and,  adds the quaint old writer, "this fish  is of great wholesomeness and great  value, and its tongue is very pleasant  to carping ladies."  A klud of first cousin of the carp is  what is known as the barbel. Such  ancients as Juvenal, Albcrtus and others qf tliat ilk evidence that it".was  known and esteemed by the Hotu'nn  gourmet. Plutarch mentions a curious  fact in its natural history. Dr. Bad-  ham in his "i'roso Hnleutlcs" translates this passage as follows: "Tho roo  of tho barbel is very poisonous. Antonio GukIus took two boluses, nnd thus  describes his sensations; 'At Hist 1 felt  no inconvenience, but some hours having elapsed 1 began to bo dlsagreoably  affected, and ns my stomach swelled  and could not be brought down by  iinlao and carminatives I was soon in n  state of great depression and distress.'"  It appears Dint his countenance was  pallid, llko a nuin in n swoon. Deadly  coldnesH ensued, and violent cholera  and vomiting canic on. Tho barbel  (Bnrhus vulgaris) of todiiy has survived  such poisonous qualities. Its flesh has  tho tnsto of (flowed white blotting paper, nnd Hs roo Is as Innocuous a*  bread pills.  All tho wiino, good Julyiinu Itornom  shored tho had opinion of tho earlier  wrllcrs, Hho says; "The Imrbyll Is a  swnfo lish, but It is quasliy mote  and porylous lor tiiuiinys bodyo, Kor  enmynly ho ynyth an introduction to  yo febrls (fever), and if yo bo olon  rawo ho may cause of mnmiys dotho  whych hiilh often beene scene."  Tho tench which hns boon Introduced  into somo purls of this country is an  olive greenish carp which has boon for  loritfDmo lermod in England Dm "physician of fishes," According to a scoro  or iiioro of authorities, ancient and  ;..w.!:-n:, the UdcJ; :.!!���������.'.:<��������� -vftli vhMi It  1", covered evert* hordltv? effect nn nil  wounds or diseases In which It can  como In contact on or In othor lishen.  Whouco this belief originated is not  known, but ono Instance of OMiet ob-  >c;'i,������i!.jn hi v.J! \v-;rt!!,v of rydotioo  Mr. Wright hi his book on "Fishes and  Fishing" foils how a minnow accidentally hooked In tho wator of an aquarium l/i which it wns swimming, on  breaking loose, Immediately descended  ihreo ports of tlio wny down tho water mid swiftly approached lis noxc io  Die slilo  of Die  feneb  which   we-% Its  coiiipiuilou iii Die aquarium, li rubbed its now for a few seconds against  Die tench and then again swam about  as lively ns before.   To lids tei,tii.}>>  ny Mr. Wright adds: "We (my friend  and 1 who were watching the performance) were both of the opinion that it  is really no fable as to the tench being  the JEscuInpius. of fishes, for here was  im example before our eyes of a fish  being wounded and immediately in-  stiuct directing it to seek a remedy."  One piscatorial truth is known to all  who fish for pike or pickerel. The pike  (esoxlueius) will ravenously seize as  his prey the fry of almost every fish,  including his own species, and all Die-  bait minnows are also caviare to him*  but. he will not touch the tench.-  Brooklyn Bade i  "smart MILLINERY.  lint. Arc Smaller ������nd Fit Olosolr to-  the Head Ucblud.  In direct contrast to the three cornered hats whicli are so popular iu  Paris very narrow oblong hats aro  again making,their appearance.  Toques arc hot so high as it was predicted they would he, although the jam  pot crown is revived in the picture hats,  which are of enormous dimensions,.  .Sonic smart models arc in two or three-  shades of brown velvet and satin mixed.  The .most incongruous mixture is  seen in black beaver hats with a trimming of firie silk tulle.  All hats fit closely to tbe head behind, and the small hat or toque may  be said to be universally becoming.  ��������� Some of the close fitting hats show  niehings of velvet glace silk or panne. ,  "'' VELVET SAILOR I1AT.  The all while hat promises to be as*  popular as ever.  ���������A~^ef^~flowerro*^lir"umslI_~T_^~  black, white and green mixture was-  trimmed with u heavy flounce of coarse  guipure, whicli lace formed the entire  upper part of the corsage. This had  a smart band of black oriental satin,  with two ends of the same inserted  with lace motifs and a collar of guipure and black embroidery. This was  very becoming with a big black bat.  The cut shows a velvet sailor hat  having 'upturned sides. It is trimmed  with a white band and two bunches ot  feathers. JUDIC CHOLLET.  '1'ho rrl.se Toy.  . A jolly ending io a "Christmas parts?  Is the securing of n'prisie toy.   A line*.  toy Is fastened.upon the wall and Jlred-,  nt with a paper dart, a tiny bow nni^,  arrow or a putty gun.   A score Js kept  and should no one actually hit the to\  It is given to Dm one whoso shot if?  nearest it.   Of course the first hit secures tho ioy to the marksman flv.lu^r  the shot.   Second nnd third priy.es mav  bo put up If tho hostess thinks well of  I lio suggestion.  Mtitunl.  "I am satisfied," said the angry tailor, ������������������that you intend to bent dio out of  this money."  "All right," chuckled tho happy debtor, "If you're uatlsllod, I am."���������Baltimore News.  Good Old Fall.  Season chauain' lively,  Buimnur dnyu am nun.;  Orajf am tui'iiln' ya)l������r,  Blunt way shucks ob caws  Trees llko Indian princes  Lino up 'Kin do skyt  Wild goon, tffhlft a anowetawn  An' go han kin' by.  llresh all brown an' scarlet.  Frost will soon bo nl������h;  BkftflCei'fl quit ������f������slr fllsfln',  Witt* Ik'kIii tnr dlo.  Cricket tlmo am eomln',  Ches'ntit ultthi'brown;  Apples gillie' me|)������r,  Fallln' to do tfikmn'  PunklHs tnrnfn' folds*  Tn do yiuitumn oky;  Wop't day ho good tstln*  When worto Intor plof  Wouldn't lio Swindled.  .Mrs, Newed���������I would liko a pound ot  your tie<������t eh������>ew.  <lrnoor���������\'o������, ma'nin.  Mrs. Nowcd (examining it) ��������� Why,  tlits cheeso Is full of holes!  (Jrocor���������Vus, ina'am; that's thc way  It comes.  Mra   W\������/<������d . WeH   T don't wn*** ttt*y  of It, I'm not going to pay for a pound  of chooso that contains n half pound ot  holes!  TnMiiB Awny Vrntn tbe fXaXilmvi.  When Krcilcrlck Uoliortson of Brighton, (he ureal preacher who IimI v, ; itti ri  much nbout Teimyson's poems and for  Whom Iho poci had n Wiuu i<-v.ml. ii"������l  called upon hint, "I fell," said Tennyson, "nn it lie had come to phu���������!< oof  tin* heart of my mynery, m 1 tatkctl  to him about nothing but be v." ,^**aee\me'm \   -���������-*���������*������ 4-wm. -* t'*- '*���������     ���������--���������-'���������'  G. IL TARBELl  High Grade Stoves  and all Kitchen Boquirements  SPORTSMBNS GOODS  &������������������ GENERAL HARDWARE  mmmx*hm*m****a.*t'**  Ik & s  _K.AL.BftS    IN  BBANTFORI),....  ....MA8SEY-HA11RIS,  ancl other High-grade Wheels.  ���������w* ���������  Wfi.88] ancl Gun Eepairing  NEATLY & PROMPTLY DONE.  lb_te������ ot tbe celebrated  Solar Ray  Acetylene  -������-  Machines  . ** *��������������������������� ��������� ��������������������������� ��������������� ���������������" j  i w ���������' .   .  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About  the Farm ancl Garden,   .,    ..    ..         ..    ,,  -..if  Th  WeeKIu Irfter Ocean  V*-"  fJlo "Intor Oooan " ii ts mombm* of ������lm A������BOoiutud Prosa and is ulao tlio unly Wes^orn  towspnper rnot������ivin(i the m.ira telogrftphio nawa ������orvioo of tho Now Yorlc Sua and  sbjiokl oal)!������ of tho New York World, botddaii daily reportn from over 2,000 wpeoial  ���������orrwipourluutii throughout tho country, No pon oiui soil moro fully VVIi.. ifc ia tho  BBfJT on oiirth         ....  Bfl-TWI-LVB-PAGB PAPERS- 62  Onk Dollar a Ybab  Brimful of now* from   overywhwo and  ft porfiiot t'w\Ht of B^'ioui Duutur   Subsoribo for tho   " Cmubwland Nbwu,"   and tbo   4,Wool*ly Inter  Ocoani*'   ono yoar, both Pupora for $3.00.       IMT Strictly in Advunco.  mnHm.  KM*mmuu*Mmmmtnt*  ������W������W���������WUI  *i~.wMUfMi.%,.iimitmi.mm.  Wo huvo iniwlo amnygnneutit with the hilar Oeonn, hy whioh wo aro uoabled to  glvo our rofttUrH tliu idseve rare opportunity oi Kotli;.p tlio r������oojr������iHwl boet Hfpulili*  eao imwapapoi' of thn U.S., and thu ������������w������ at tlu������ bnv ra|������ ������f $2,00 initoitd ol the  rrgular I'tttfe of ?3 oo for tht two, _iilK,pribor������ avuiilnj} tbmiusfclvwi ol this offer  mint ht fuily paid up uud m udvanoo,   Muut lio for tho full VJ montliB under this  (jtjOjty * t   I I ...������ 9 .  . , ������... .... !������,. f.f. .... ...  THB    U_<riO-Nl     -3ATT  I     IS  H^J Xtim Ot lit li *M ttr.  ���������4MB" nm*'A*)*mti*Am)'m ^tmm**tm  WAf-r-B  t. ������,--*kemm  S. NAKAN0, PropriEtop.  Hard-Burned and ordinary Bricks.  Fire lirirks,   Pressed.and Ordinary.  Dram 7Vte���������������   ...    ...   3111,, 4m., and 6in,  Fire Bwkmg of all kinds to order.  Yards at Union Bay.  ,T-Gmo: j.uLf,,:.: CXJM3fi)"BtT-iA3Sr*X)   33-0  s. s. "City of Nanaimo.  Leaves Victoria Tuemlay, 6'a.m., for Nanaimo, calling at Musgravcs, Vesuvius, Crofton. Kuper, and Thetis  Islands first and third Tuesdays of  eacli month; Fulford, Ganges, and  Fcrnwood, remaining Tuesdays in  each month.  Leaves Nanaimo ��������� Tu������sday, 5 p.m., ior  Comox, connecting with s,s. Joan at  Nana'mo,  Leaver Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  N-maimo   direct,  connecting   with  tram for Victoria  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 ft.m, for  Comox and way portii.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m.; first  and third Fridavs of each month to  Ganges, remaining Fridays of each  month to Ladysmith,  LeavosGangoKor Ladysmith Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and wav ports.  VANCOUVER-NAWAIMO BOUTB.  8. a.  "JOAN,"  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays.  Sails from Vancouver after arrival of C,  P.R. Train No, 1, daily except Sunday*, al 1 p.m,  TXMK TABLE EFFECTIVE  ,10INK litt,  i'Jiiii.  VIOTORIA TO WELLINGTON,  No, 2-T)(Uly. No. 4-Suaday  A,M, P.M.  Uo, w uu,,,,,,,,,ViukutM Uv, 3.CO  ���������������  0.28 Onldrtronm..,,, ������������������  3,28  " 10.21 Kocnig'w ������   4,2*  ������������������ U.00. .Uuncan'11 ���������������������������  5.00  P M. P.M.  " I'i'dH Nanaimo  ������������������   0.41  Ar I'iM Wellington Ar, 7,03  WF.u.x:.Tcr.v._/ to viotokia.  No. I���������bail No. 3���������Sunday  A.M. A.M.  lh.  COO Wellington Da, * 00  ������  S.W.. Nwialaio  ������������   8.15  1002... DuuoAn's,   " 5.00  " 10.42.. Koenig'H........ '������< 5,36  ������' H.38........Coldstixniu....." (5 32  Ar 12.0G....' Victoria........ Ar 7.00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tic  kets on sale, good ovet rail and steamer  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and, reduced files for parlies may  be arranged for on application to the  Irflflic Manager,  Th������ Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, mearners  sailing dates and hours of sailing,  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good for going lourney Saturday and Sunday, returning not later  than Monday,  Geo. L. Courtney,*  Toijlic Marroger.  St.. Aw**-SCHOOL;  QUAMICHAN,  B. C.  A Boarding School for girls, witb department for orphans, pleasantly located  at ihree miles from Duncans Station.  Primary and Preparatory English Couise,  Competent Instructors for Piano.'-and  Needle-work, Cutting and Fitting also  taught. Board and Tuition, $9 a month.  For particulars, address���������  SISTER SUPERIOR,  Tzouhalem P.O.  nwwiitwinniiiMiiKiwii  ft������������.K-ywWMyM__3������*M_iWa������t  I.    O.    F.  QOmW DOMINO,  3518,  meets  tho last Monday in tlw month  in tho K. of P. Hall.  Visiting Brethren invited.  I7ml2t  |aw.m������xr������rviawm\f*iv������a������.������������ w. w^  I \il?S������2i^^!2������yy���������^j*^  ! M I ll������_v.vs������M._ij.,.������j���������i*.rf_'/>   I-,   K V>'j,i._������-_.i.v^m.i,.������__wI.<i.11,_*.:I:_  ���������^���������91  m  ____  fc_J  _____]  pa  bn_i  B__9B ^���������SE  n/  3  TH E CUMBERLAND EWS  Issued j_vs-!y iuosday.  \V. n. ANDKlSON,      -     -      ���������       RDITOIt  .���������!������������������ noluniiis o.i Tuk News ar* oj':" to ult  ������ho wish fco exorpflo therein vitwa o    niat-  While .vii du nut hold .,ursclv<ui ro ��������� --m*i;  t>l������ for the utterance* of coir(���������voildeni,5, wt-  roaor^ra   tlio right   oi   declining  Xo iuser  oinmunications unnecessarily personal.  TUESDAY,  FEBY.  9.  1904.  A LITTLE TOO SOON.  Why the Old Man  Objected to tKe  Utilising.  As tho Btage drove into Dawson In  the anterallroad days we noticed tho  body of a man hanging from tho limb  of a tree near the hotel, but no ono expressed surprise or asked questions. It  Was an hour after our arrival when a  little old man came along on foot and  began making a fuss about the hanging. He said so much and said it in  . Buch loud tones that the man who had  bossed the Job finally turned on him  With:  "Soe yere, old man, what's all.this  tow about anyway?'  "About that hanging!" shouted tfo  Old man.  \   "Waal, didn't tho knss steal a hossl"  I   "He did, and It was my boss too."  j   "And  yon  wanted  bim  hung,  of  ��������� tourser  i   "Of courso I did."  j   "And isn't ho up tbar ln tiptop shape  land accordln to Hoyle?"  j   "Ho are, but you was too blamed sud'  Iflen about lt  You didn't give bim tlmo  enough."  "Didn't wo give him ten minits to  prepare his soul?"  "I reckon you did, but ho took them  hull ten minits askin tho Lord to forgive bis sins and was swung off before  ho could tell whar he had hid the hoss  away."  M. Quad.  Aiming; Hi__.  "t dunno whether I should prefer to  marry a markis or a millionaire wben  X grows up, but mother says I'll 'ave  to be portickler careful and not chuck  myself away."  A Theatrical Influence.  "What is your objection to theso  puro, wholesome down on tho farm  dramas ?"'  "Thoy exerciso a demoralizing In-  t fluonco on me," Bald tho man with tha  heavy mustache and expouslvo clothes.  "But thoy aro commended as a moral  Influonco."  "Thoy don't work that way with mo.  You seo, I was onco a confldonco man,  and I can't soo a stago full of happy  haymnkors without wanting to got  around to tho stago door aftor tho  show and soil thom gold bricks,"���������  Washington Star,  Chnnaa fto tfoSu _.Club *������_at Witt  Mako and Savo Money for TUtm.  Everybody should join the Mutual Utcraiy Ku-  Bio Club of America. . Thore 13 nothing; else liko is  auyTfhoro. It costs almost, nothing to join &ii<3 tho  bc.nafl.ta lt gives a?o wonderful, ltenablwt yon to  puHsuaso boobaand periodicals, inusio tort musical  instruments at special out prlcee. It secures reduced-rates at nsaay botoJa. It answers aueatsons  tryoot charge. It offers scholarships ond valuables cesh prizes to members. It maintains club  rooraolnrunny cltleafo-Itsmomberfl. In addition,  ?.veryjnotabep receives thoofflcio! macaeiiia entitled. *��������� Ev'ry Month"arnbUcattonin ac'esa by  itself, InoluUitiK ������ pleoes of hlgU-loss vocal and Instrumental mualo(full slay eaoh month without  extra charso: 73 pieces ia o*roysarinell.   you  Vhot u U yearly membership teo ls Ono Dollnr for  which yoa get all above, and yoo *cmy wlth-  drmvony tlmo within three months If you  want to doflo and Rotyour dollar buck. 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"You nlwuyH net up ut 5 o'pIodU In thi  WohiIhr, do youV" enid tho ln<nilnltlv������  couhIq. "Whnt do you do with yowrwlf  at tbnt unearthly hour?"  "Oil, I tinker around tho hoiiw till  brcnkfiiMt tlmo," rop'h'd-Mr. Mwliur.  "Whut do you tliili'T nt?"  "Bp���������tfottlnK ���������hivnl������fn������t montly," sold  Mr, Muiilior, with no uiu rolucnuico.-  Doth iiae* ef It.  Onntloton (to Du������linwny)-AYhnt do you  hlnk o( it?   Horo'* Clubburly, who I  avo nlwnys thought was n frlond ol  'dm*, octuiilly fl������ljln������: me to lond him )j!2-.  I'lubborly (Intor, to DnKhnwoyl���������What  4o you tbinli of It? lU'ro'n Castloton,  who I havo nlwnyH thought wan n fiiontl  Ot mlno. edually n-tunluK to loud mo $2B.  M. J, HENRY,  VANCOUVER, B.0  '������&  Taut Cnouirbi  fcjldor I'nitHiiipM���������Aiy i)i������y wiituti hoiu������)  thut four 1- in -laels l.'iu't fc'Ottliii' nlottg  very fii������t ut oollojif.  Don con Olilhnm���������Don't you bollova  Whnt your lmy'n lollin' you, oldur. Juelc'g  Ijoln' tlii'nui;h fast ������i)iiurIi, IIo riina  tnviiv nlicnil nf Iiih allowuuw tivury  tUollth.  BLOOD  DISEASE  CURED.  If yoo ovor eontrnctnd nny niood or Prlvnto Dlseaee, you ara nover onto until tlw  virus or polioo lias beon cradtciuod from tlio ������ymom, Don't Xm nntlafled with a  "witch up"byp������iuo fnwlly dooior, Our Kew Mvttuiti lo Guarmtxtevil to  I Cur* or No _������uy. ���������a&.tio Munion Voaa wlU.out Wr������������ion uonocnt.  Curod Whon a_X Elso Failod  "Conld I llvo my oarty llfo ovor. this testimonial would not ha  noconsiiry, tUoiiaU I was uo moro elrffql tMrnj' lUoissunda of other  yoniitf roon. Rarly ludljcrotlottn, latsr excoo������(>i, oxpoinro to  contnerlouo dlionsflo uU Joilpod to break down tny oystoin, V? Uoa  Icoiumonced to roallwuiy coodtttou I wao almost frantic. Doctor  nftor doctor treated 1110 but ouly trnvo ino rollof-not a curo, Hot  Borings holnod ttsr, but rt W not curo mo. Tlia symptoms always  tatwaad,- Morcury nnd PotnsU drovo tbo poison Into my nystom  Initead if driving it out, I blsss thc day yonr Now Motiiod  Troatnaot 1t������������ rocommondod to mo. I In ventilated wbo yoa  woro fliittui finding yon bad ovor ������ yetro' oxporloneo andr*  IjjponilWoflnancimiy, 1 gavo yoa my caso oudor n rruarantoe.  Yon cared m������ permanently, and In sU years there linn not been a  ���������t������.... t. m i it B0.r2' J,������ft_n_nlc_ror ft������y othor aympMm of the blood disease." -  * Wa treat and curs ynrimeolt,  Blood, Polwn. Nervoue Uoblllty, blrlcturt,  \las^uUtiiiy, Stint bruit,,, KIJo ,, f.r.d I.M.?i.1.r I'-lrr--t���������������������������������������������������-.  Ooniultitlin Free.  Quottlen Rltnk for Home Trtttmont nnd Roolu Frie.  DRS. KEIMiMEDY & KERGAN.  148 (wpxnvr axnasT.    nnvnoiT. nicn.  ^j^rriTertmm^^  *"'UrM':&iAJf.ifaftlK'Axi*iUi^  OF EVERY CLASS AND DESCRIPTION  At   LOWEST    RATES.  CIRCULARS.  NOTICES  BILL-HEADS  LETTERHEADS  MEMORANDUMS  ENVELOPES  BUSINESS CARDS  LABELS & RAGS  BILLS OF FARE  Etc,       Etc.,        Etc.  CONCERT PROGRAMMES  BALL PROGRAMMES  DISPLAY BILL8  POSTERS  CONCERT TICKETS  BALL TICKETS  MENUS  RECEIPT FORMS  ABSTRACT op ACCOUNTS  Etc..       -Etc.,        Eto. ,  ORDERS EXECUTED WITHOUT DELAY.  Death Intimations  Funeral Invitations  Memorlam Cards  On Siioktkrt Notick.  It will Pay you  TO  ADVERTISE  IN  THI.  "NEWS,"  mmmuM..tftmmimm>f..<it.i%  v. i".%t nmiwin* m**M,un m%%wwm*.m  iMi.ua.aumn  ���������^������������������4tl������.(UM������������l**������������.*������������H<i������������Wi|W1l<U'Jf'������l.(MI������������i>������������������L������M������f������*������  mmmwimrnmmAmxmmsi^  a Cold in One S>oy ?s^.  Q������M__e Tablets. _������(*&������* o������ ������vcry  .      Tlih siffnatiira. 'v. SwCjCfrtnJ'%** box. 25<v  moatbs.      Tbt. signature,  nooE  The most Northerly Paper published on the Island,  Subscription,      -        -      $2.oo per an  Dunsmuir Ave.,-  Cumberland, B.C  Office Houkh:���������8 a.m. till 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 to 12, 0������Oott������OoO������OoCGsO*Q������GcQ������Qoo  ENTRY,,  GAMBLER!  o  tt  o  ������  . o  o  o  ������  ������  o By  o  ���������   LOUIS JOSEPH VANCE ���������  o o  ������       Copyright, 1803, by T. C. McClure       ������  0������Q������O*O*O������Q������OQ*Q*Q*Q������OoO*O  "Pass," said Dugan laconically, laying down his cards.  "That puts mc out," remarked the  Sean Yankee from the Cross Triangle  outfit The third man, Davies, as he  called himself, rapped the table with  Ids knuckles Indifferently. He -was  ahead of the game and could afford to  lose thc pot  There remained old man Lorry. To  him Gentry looked with surprising in-  eouciance. Having1 dealt the cards, tho  gambler was disturbed by no doubts as  to Lorry's action. Ho would raise and  promptly. Lorry had cut before the  deal, it is true, but Gentry had reversed  the cut adroitly, unobtrusively.  Nevertheless, to tho gambler's surprise, Lorry was uncommonly slow.  He vacillated mentally between caution and cupidity; his weak, red'rim-  a&ed eyes shone feverishly behind the  iron bound glasses, and he chewed  nervously upon one end of his ragged,  toba������co stained mustache. Finally he  elammed his hand upon the table.  Gentry arched his brows inquiringly.  "Out?" he asked, motioning toward  the discard.  Old man Lorry swore abandoned?'.  "Naw!" he replied. "See yer twenty  an' go yer a hundred better."  FFom the interior of his shirt he pro-  fitieed a roll of bills which the gambler  appraised with amazement. Ho had  not thought to find such rich prey.  Lorry, conscious that he was creating  n sensation, threw two bills upon the  table with an air.  "Stcddy, pop," cautioned Healy, proprietor of the saloon.  "Mind yer own business," responded  old man Lorry sharply.  "And five hundred better,"' Gentry  remarked softly. o  "An' five hundred."  ["Again."  Lorry glanced defiantly about the table. Healy had turned his back. As  for the rest startled out of their com-  "li6-nr^by~1jiis_abrupt~change~in-the-  complexion of the game, they watched  breathlessly.  "Call yer!" exclaimed the old man,  depositing the remainder of his fortune in the pot  "Aces up an' queens'." he added, with  an oath, as,,Gentry displayed his cords.  "Better 'n my kings up an' jacks"��������� He  forofca off, staring blankly at the gambler as he calmly raked in his spoils  ���������and passed the cards to Dugan.   The  latter shook his head, with an, air of  finality.  "Nope," ho said.   "No more for me."  "None in mine," agreed the lean Yankee briefly, and Davies nodded assent  to the judgment of the others.  * Lorry shambled dispiritedly toward  the bar.   "Glmino some 'ski, Billy," he  demanded,  Gontry arose and placed a fifty Jn the  bartender's hands. "i'o������ can pay for  tbe drinks out of that. I'm going to  tako a little walk to cool off. See you  later, gentlemen." He paused on tlie  threshold, but. none answered him. and  he passed on out into tlie Infinite silent  peace of the mountain night  He walked a few steps along the  apology for a road which formed llie  main street of tho half deserted milling  .village, then halted suddenly.  "Old fool," lie muttered impatiently,  comforting himself against tho thought  of tho wrong ho had dono old mnn  Lorry. "Ho should have known better. Woll, what's Ills loss Js my gain.  If I hadn't got It somo other follow  would."  Gentry lighted n eigur, Rtueli IiIh  hands In Ills trouxem pocket* jauntily  und retraced his ntei>* toward tlouly'H.  But he did not stop there. Through iUi  open window* frngntoiitx of an argument floated to bin earn, punctuated  with old miui Lorry'* voice, bloating  that ho had been whom, Tlint wax  tiaHo true, but the gambler did not  winh to dUcuKU tho qucNtton with lilm  ulneo of newmslty it would mean ovon-  taal bloodtihod. Ho utepped quickly pant  tlto fan of light which tho doorway  throw ncrofw tho rond and began un  ascent of tbe mountain trail. He would  return ore long, when things wore  quieted. Huddle hiu horao and ride ou  to Uio noxt ciinip.  Tbo night a I r wan warm and ������outh-  tntr with 1lu������ holm nf iiii* pirn* momo  Tbo pdmblor strolled henwith ������ liltvli,  lirond nrchod, brilliant sky. fretted with  bright Rtuw. Hut from thoso ho kept  Hiu face, llix thought* woro too near  to tho onrth for contemplation of tho  Hrry>������i������>>������>������������������        *o   he   left   XXio  Otri"';!!"���������  vilkiRo behind him lift entered upon u  great Kwvct Holitudn wIhUni* essence wa*  in the mystery of night upon tho mountains. The roml wound temptingly on.  w forest a islo urnpty, Uurfty, now white  in tho glare of the hen vein, now black-  Jy Hluirimvcd by mnvHod pines, through  whose Intei-dlee* the starlight fell.  I'ri'K'iitly the gambler cume upon ���������  little clearing In which, eot at ������������ dix-  tattoo bn<k from the road and ������������iir-  routulctl by * dilapidated picket tVuie*.  wan u wiinll e������Mo. tint* clad,   lis win  dows slioue dimly with yellow lamplight this although the hour was  past midnight As he stopped, puffing  speculatively upon his cigar, a voice  hailed him���������a feminine voice, singularly rich in intonation and clear���������and at  tbat he made out a slender figure swaying upon the gate of the fence. He  tossed away his smoke, removed his  slouch hat and approached.  "Good evening," he said courteously.  "Howdy, stranger. Be you from  Hammels. down yonder?"  Gentry failed to repress a start. The  uncouthness of the words, the strong  tnt'fh of dialect was so distinctly out  of keeping with wliat tbe beauty ot  the girl's voice bad led him to expect,  And, now that ho could see her, there  was positive refinement of feature lu  the face, wholly charming, upturned to  him.  "Yes," he answered her.  The girl regarded him with unconcealed curiosity. "An' what might be  yer name, stranger?"  "Mason," he lied without wondering  why ho should lie, lacking a reason.  "Oh," she sighed, with evident relief.   "I didn't know���������from yer style,  yer know���������but what yer might be Gentry."  "Who's Gentry?"  "Aw���������a gambler what I hoord had  come to town. Pappy went down  early tonight to get in the game with  him. Say, Mr. Mason; did yer see my  pappy down there?"  "I don't know, really. Who"���������  "Lorry," she interrupted. "Ole man  Lorry they calls him, mostly. Did yer  see bim around?"  "Come to think of it. I did." He  smiled blandly upon her to conceal a  rising uneasiness.  "Was   ho   drunk?"   she   continued  frankly.  "N-no.   I didn't notice that he was."  "He   waim't   gamblin'    witli   that  hound Gentry, was he?" :  "No," said the hound heartily. "Gentry left town today, I'hear."  "That's good!"    She smiled at the  gambler,  shading her beautiful  eyes  with a deep fringe of uncurled lashes.  "He'll only come home drunk, then,"  she added pensively.    "I don't mind  that.   Never had to manage a man, did  yer, stranger?"  "Only myself." he laughed.  "Then yer don't know nothin' about  it���������the trouble; I mean.    Puppy's an  olb fool.   He don't know no more about  ���������play-in���������pqker-in-a���������tenderfoot-auL-he.  thinks he knows it all.   He-he"-' She  hesitated.  "Well?" he encouraged her.  "Aw���������nothin', only he made a strike  a little while ago.   It warn't much of a  strike, only a couple of thousand, an'  he promised to send me back east���������to  the home folks, you know���������next week."  "And?" said Gontry softly.  "That was the money he took to gamble with,"'She laughed, a trifle harshly.  "Said he'd send mo back in stylo���������with  his winnln's.    Well, so long's Gentry  ain't there 1 reckon I may get a chance  to get some book Iearnin', after all, if  I can keep hlra homo till next week.  Goin' already, stranger?"  "Yes; I must hit the trail'early'tomorrow, Miss Lorry,"  "Waal, so long.   If yer seo the ole  man start him along home, will yer?  Thanks, an' good night to yer, Mr. Mason."  ���������       ������������������������������������������������������  Some distance down the trail the  gambler stumbled over the prostrate  form of a man. With something of a  strong presentiment Gentry turned tiie  body over arid lit a match to see the  face.  It was old man Lorry, hopelessly intoxicated, sleeping the dead sleep of nl-  eobol,  "There's most of my fifty." remarked  llife gambler grimly. "It's like throwing good money aftor had. I'm a  darned fool."  To prove his assertion he took from  his wnllut the bills of which he had  robbed tlio miner and Bluffed thom In  the latter's pocket������. Then ho helped  hhn to Ills feet, meaning to nee hlm  homo. To his wonder Gentry found  that tin* rami, onco afoot, wax nblo to  walk after ������ fimlilon. lie lurched  along unsteadily, but mado progrexx toward hi* cabin.  Tlio gnmblor followed lilm to the  clon ring, stopping nolseleHHly. then  turtiod uml went buck for hU hurs*  nnd his Iiibi tfllrupxe of llenly'x,  ���������'Mrs. Bloobumpor," said that gentleman, turning to his wife, "1 think  Benny' had better be sent to bed. He's  been up, quite late enough."  Hevfnjpert.  He was asking the old man for his  daughter in marriage. Ho was talking  tremblingly, hesitatingly, as you read  in story books. Now came the old  man's turn to speak, and as he began  his lace was white with passion and  his voice shook with excitement.  "You want to marry my daughter?"  he said. "Ah! Twenty years ago your  fathor crippled me in a business dea������  and I swore to be revenged, and now  my time has come."  He paused for breath, and the aspirant for the maiden's band was about to  beat a hasty retreat in the face of  supposed defeat when the fa thet  broke forth again:  "Yes. sir; I swore to tie revengeo  and I'll uow strike the father through  the son. Want my daughter, eh?  Well, take her, and may she prove as  expensive to you as sbe has to me."  The old man dyopped into his chair,  worn out with the excitement of his  'rfot and the yoona man fainted.  T  _nr W. HEIMBUBO.  Aii Intelligent Cblmimusee.  In lSS-i Mr.  Smyth. United States  consul at Liberia, brought to this country a young chimpanzee about seventeen months old and sold him to the  New  York park department for the  cost of transporting bim.  As he came  first class passage, tho price was $125.  He was named Crowley. \ Ho took to  Keeper Cool- from the first, and until  his death they were the best of friends.  He was very intelligent and I believe  was as'near, human as an animal could  be. He would sit at a table to eat, putting on a napkin and vising a, knife,  fork and spoon wheu necessary. When  ho had finished he would use the napkin, carefully fold it up and lay it beside  his plate.  About two weeks before lie  died a severe attack of pneumonia set  in, aud Dr. Marsh, surgeon of-the.park  police,   was   called.    Every   morning'  when the doctor, entered tlio room ho  would say; "Good morning, Crowley," j  and Crowley would get up to shake '  hands.   Then the doctor. would say, j  "How, are you  this   morning?"   and  Crowley would grin. The doctor would j  examine him and  say,  "Your ������ pulse, '  Crowley," and Crowley would extend  his   hand.    "Now   your   lungs."   audi  "Probably you will stand your futuro wife in the corner, or mako her  kneel on pease. I will warn all the  girl?," said Frau Elisa, with a pout.  Ho did not hear what she said; he  was thinking of Lucie, of the man  who Imd stretched out his hand for  her, in order to have a mother for  his children, only because she happened to be tho sister ot his dead  wife. Why had he not been able to  forgive ber, even if he could not forget her? "     : ���������   '  Ifc was ail right as it was ��������� yes,  nf course. He took up his glass and  drank. By that time tho others  were all Uuig_inkr and talking again.  At the opposite ond of the, table sat  Fraulen Selma, and .not far* from  her his mother. She locked over at  him angrily. Fraulein Selma was  blushing violently behind her gigantic bouquet, her little partner was  talking eagerly to her.  Adler felt a light touch on his  shoulder, and a waiter whispered a  few words to him. , He slowly laid  his napkin on the table,  "I must ask you' to excuse mo," he  said.  ���������'Sent for again? Do not take it  amiss, but-1 must say yours is ah  unenviable 'profession," cried one of  the gentlemen.' "Come back soon,  doctor?" *',.'  Ho was    already    oat of Iho,door  and down    the    stairs.   Old     Peter  stood  there,  a lantern in his hand,  and -his eyes half shut with sleep.  "Mademoiselle  begs you   will     cx-  1 case her disturbing .you," he   began,  as Adler, let him halp him on    with  his coat.    He put oh his hat     and  I signed  to him  to follow.     An    icy-  ! cold wind  was blowing, 'tho numer-  j ons .little puddles in thc badly pav-  ; ed  streets     were    frozen  over,     tha  rlouds- had dispersed, and  the stars  wore now shining brightly.  Mademoiselle' camo to meel,; Adler  at the door, looking very .much disturbed.  "My dear doctor," she cried, "we  are in such trouble. Forgive me for  disturbing you, and to-night too."  .He- looked at her questioningly, his  face very pale.  "What do you suppose has happened?!' she said, in an agitated voice.  "At midnight, we heard���������-or rather  Miiina  did-���������a  child  crying  bitterly,  ino; tall  me you nave not quite fee-  gotten me."  Sho did not answer, but looked at  him-in a bewildered mannor.  "For all tho pain you have paused  me, not oac kind word, Lucie?"  "Why do ybu torture'ino?" sho  cried, as if just returning to her senses. "I know how wrong I have  been. I entreat your pardon for all;  and if it is any comfort to you,  know that I am the most wiviciie'!  and unhappy creature in tho-world.  And how go and tell it to your fiancee, and���������may you be happy!"  y.he felt her .hands firmly -grasped. ,  'Look at me, Lucie," he said, iu  a'firm voice. "What has put it in  your head to speak to me of a 'o-  anceo? Do you think it is so easy.  then, to forget you���������after you, to.  love another? No, Lucie, 1 belong to  you at this moment as entirely as  when "you gavo me your first kiss,  do you remember, in tha wood under the beeches? Oh, Lucie, you  have much to mako up for;'will you  do it?"  Sho did not, speak a word; but  burst ing into tears put hor arms  about his nock and sobbed 'more violently than ever. It seemed as' ''"  slit?..we're weeping away all the, sor-,  row from her "kouI with ihopo.'.taar*."  mi Jet her do it in silence. \:-,   :  '������������������Tho fault was partly mine, too,"  i;>-. whispered,. at last raising her  rio'ad a.nd. kissing the tears on her'  lashes and her fair hair. "Mine too,  Lucie!"  Urlulii Il<������aii!r.  "Wluit n fine boy Uenny Is getting to  he!" remarked Mr. llloohiiinpei'H inotli-  or-lti-lnw. who was taking dinner with  Klaoliiitnpoi'.  "Yon, Indeed." I'pplied Ulouhnmprr  proudly.   "He's a regular logician too.  Ill' II  i|.'������   i(ii>:.il mill,  .ll.li  i.ciiui i   i i,II' il.  .���������i'i'.ili-i  'fi .1   i.i., do;']y  ii.uiu.oi.     l\i'n  j;j  periled hi* I'mIIht'h bnibi power,", added Bloohumper modoRtiy.  A fow morn*))!* later the eonvi>mt*  thm turned upon Mormotilsin, nnd Won-  ll.V, 1U Mm fcOitldl .ul  nlI'M*. icu���������e, ^n.n vi, |  'Papa, what Is a .MormonV"  "A Mormon, Homiy, In u man who  niiirrlen more than on* wife."  "Then you are u Mormon, ain't you.  p:ipaV" linked Penny. ttriKioiiH to din-  jd.������y  tfi#> dotlitetlxo powrs  uiihh  l)N  Hither had coniincMidfd.  "I sx Muni'.ou. florin).' Why, how in  the world did you get amis uu idui in  your head uh that?"  "Why, llieim) you tell Mr. Sprat m  yn������fertl,iy thot yon hnd married till  your wife's fw������ri"r."  Crowley would throw back his arms to  allow the doctor to place his ear to his  breast "And now your' back, Crow-,  lpy." and ho would turn his back.  Ho grew very feeble before death,  and Cook stood by him from early  morning until lato'at night. Late in  the afternoon, of the day he died Cook  held him in his arms for about: an hour.  Cook put him dowu on" the door, and  Crowley raised himself up, put out his  hand lo shako hands, ns Cook said, "to  bid lilm goodby." turned toward the  wall of his room and dropped dead.���������  Outing. ������  A Salutary Iohboii.  "Now, remember your salutes," said  the corporal wheu posting tho Irish  recruit on sentry. "If you see a lieutenant���������ho wears one star on his ghoul-  der���������slope arms: If :t captain���������two stars  ���������slope arms. If you see n major���������a  erown���������present anus; If the colonel--  stars and crown���������present and lurn out  rho guard."  Pat pondered his orders carefully,  but presently ho was awakened from  his reverie by the approach of the gon-  I.TIlI.  That worthy son of Mars surveyed  tho enws swords on iho gallant officer's shoulders nnd iih lie wuh not Included in the corporal's category simply nodded checri'iilly.  "Woll, my man," said the gen tal gen-  oral, "and who 'are .vou mippusod to  bo?"  "I'm Mippowil to bo n bit of n xon-  try." fluid Patrick. "And who aro  your  "Oil. I'm supposed to be a hit of a  gonenil," wih! the lull it.  "A glnornl, Ia MV" cried the ntiirlled  Pat "Tlien ye'll want wiwtblng big.  The HM'p'l'nl toiild ino iilmnt the nthni'n,  but nothing*nNitit youwJf at till, at  nil. Hut hold hard <i minute, nnd I'll  glvo ye tlio bayonet oxiuvlw, If that'll  do," ��������� London *n������wopH.  I'uritHnnl lli'irlimrr*,  Would lie 8pnr������������MMn--I xuppoiw ov-  erybud.y must be������i��������� nn iv er n bo  gluuer, don't you know.  Unnti.'lu'i'|MM'������-To be suro, nlr; bnt  aomo ooiitinuo it h good ileal Jongor  thuu uilici'H.      ,      _   HI.,.i������ \)\t.*n Vm     .     ������ ** * ������ ''"���������'���������  ������... ., ,. ii... tn,.,nr ftoi'V'S told ot  lb,. Hiiliilmnd nf Own Victoria id  one of a visit iiiiibe Willi lior iiuith-  i.p ut. Wentworth lloiiw in York-  M.ii'e. While Ibci.i tho 1'riiuvs.N de-  liuhtod in rnniiing uliout liy )w������rsnlf  in Iho i;ni'd.!iiN nnd Mirubborles.  \)iio M������ii, moiimm t%*i*m ,������������m ii������:������  nrrivnl the old gurdenor, who did  not thon Know her. nuw hor iduut  to diKond u troiti'hoi'ous hit of  ground lioiii the leiraci- and culh-d  ou i;  "l'.o ciiiWul, wIkh; tt'* Nliipr!" a  Yiu'K.slu"f< word I'm' ulippor;.  'I'll" cw iiirfou'; I'l'ttoiw, tuini'tfr  hor in'ud, unm-iI. Aii;������i n '.t*������i".���������*.���������" *������r>it  nl I lie mi'isi- ini.tiuil l.rf tool llMt  from undor I,, ��������� .oil %ho e-.mi- tlnwn,  'Pho old uiifh'te >��������� ifii 1k Pit I er  dflvbit* im ho d<l mi, * Ihut> aiapa,  o.it.% "   ^n'MJi'j <'i.i,.;;i/.Ii.n.  "iTiurw_eTr~sH_' ran^n^lTe^iolmcl' ^*  child very ill. 1 assure you, such a  swollen, feverish face"-���������mademoiselle illustrated this by holding her  hands out at each side of her own  head���������-"and, worst of all, Lucio.in u.  dead faint at the side of the stove.  .She. has regained her consciousness,  but she sits thero by the child's bed  as if she were an idlftt, and does  not  move."  Ho turned .and mounted the stairs  rapidly, taking two stairs at. once.  A shaded lamp was burning in Lu-  oio's room, and by the bed, the curtains of which were thrown wide  open, sat, Lue.io as motionless n,s a  wax figure, the half light on hor faco  giving it, an unnatural yellowish  lint. , She stood up as ho crossed  tho threshold, and pointed silently  to tho bed, then she moved to the  head and folded hor hfimls ovor the  carved cherub's head that formed the  ornament thero. Ho illd not look at  the child, only nt hor, Hut sho did  nol   look  up..  Thoy stood so I'or a time, then ho  hont down'to the fo.verish child.  "What, doos sho complain of most?"  I  IO  was the answer  in  n.'iked.  "Hor throat  a very low tone.  .'���������'ho brought a H|ihi at his r<-  (|uc������t. I In wb������ shocked iih ho saw tho  girl in the full lip.'ht, so changed, so  unnatural wa������ tlio ov|i[vssion of the  face that was formerly so soft and  lull,  "It in a niinple sore throat, with  fever," he mild, as lie '.put out, the  light. "T will send something from  tho druggist's."  Sho stood again at the head of the.  hod in her former pluw. "Ib .sho very  ill?" she usktid,  "Tho child Is not, hut you nro, I  rear."  "No," she Hiihl, turning away.  "Yes," Hiihl he In u decided voire.  Sho did riot. uiiHwor, Sho bent liar  head, and her hands grasped (Irmly  tho ornament ut iho liead of tlie tied,  and two largu learn nut kIowJ.v down  her oheokn,  "I have boon fulktiltf to Kolnniort,"  soitpiloil (.ofl.ly in her vnr.  Sho howed iii'sent, nnd bont her  liomt ytill lovs-or. '  ���������You havo inuloitaken n dlUlcup  task, Lucie, too ditllmdi. aliiiosn. lor  your youl.li,"  IIo spoko \ory slowly, as if hardly  a hie io j'rn me tho word*. Still t,ho  old not niovo, and it, Heoincd lo him  H ,. um t-.-iviil'" l.n iiii. titiv Inn I'or )**>������  t'ovo him, so i/ront, wiih t.lwi strugulo  that, si'oinoit |i.v hor uxproi������i*ioii io bu  going on within hor.  (.oil gi\o ,\ou i-vtry lmPplw������������,M  hn whlHperod. then turned nwny  oulekl.v.     IIo felt   hiu strength    wuh  i,(l������Mtolll,V    K������VlUM   Hia.      ii������U   iii-.vt   li.M  nil-lit  In1 was at tho door.  A try (.otirided llirungh the room���������  iIm ny    of a. kouI in atjony  ��������� iho  girl had fallen on Her Muvs, hor  hands clutching wildly at her hair.  "Must t? Must I? I can not, do it!"  I to wus by her in u wornd, liold-  imr lur in hi^ untix.  "i,������t.'' 'he M"\o. uuiiiou iioni ', i:n.  -JMi. go awayt"  ��������� 'Mil-1 I v'o'! Must I go  now" SreiiV--whv is> it ji������po������f<i-  lilv for you to do it? Sp������;uW, I.u-  ��������� iv-n  it  th,- )���������,-.-.: ,v<>u <.,������������ do tor  CHAPTEtt XXXV.  As be d tended the. stairs a few  minutes, ..er he found madomoiseJ.!o  looking ry palo, and waiting, anxiously for him at the open i.'oor .of  her room. .'. -,-J  "Is it so bad? You Avcrc-'upstairs  such  an eternity!"  "Thc child is asleep," ho answered:  "it is a slight' sure throat. You  can go ������p-without any anxiety, niii--  demoiselle: indeed, I hog you will.  It'will do my "future wifo j,'oo<! lo  see you. She- is very much worn  out.'-' -  ���������''���������  "Comiaent?" asked the litth-  French .woman, and looked at him a-  if unable to understand bim.  He bold out hishand to her.  "Lucie is mine again," said he.  "Mais non���������-X moan���������I think���������ar.-  ybu  engaged?"  "Certainly we arc! Good-night,  mademoiselle."  Me  kissed  her  little  plump     hamL  and., Wen t-.put.  __!4ie-oi(i-lacijM4tood---a-ULomenL,quiLo;   bewildered, then she mounted tlu-  j stairs, and wont to Lucie's room ���������  The girl was silting aguiti in the'  ] arm-chair by the bed and gazing at  ?.he sleeping, child; her hands wen-  folded, but on her fo.ee was a happy,  j loa.ccful expression.  ��������� 'Lucie! quelle surprise!" cried mademoiselle.-��������� "I must bo dreaming,  bow can it bo true-.'"  "Mademoiselle," she whispered.  taking tho ; hands of Iho astonished  old lady, "if you want to soo a happy,, thankful, being, look at me������������������"  '"Kcarly, Lucie? Mais je no couip-  rends pas. Why duly now? You  eould have been as happy o.s this  long ago? What odd nc.roaturos you  Merman women are!"  "Oh. mademoiselle, my heart was  so weak and sick; have you never  heard that, sick peoplo seo everything  differently from well ones?"    ,  "And now the crisis is over?"  Instead of answering, ��������� the girl  threw her arms round her'neck'and  kissed the good kind fnco,  "Hriiiii.-i'hil," murmured, tho old.  lady, "Hut lie down���������ho wishes it;  you iiii'.-t be frej-'li for to-morrow  morning. "If it"i.s not Infectious---  really not, infectious���������J. will watch  the little ono,''  "Oii, no,"  Lucie    declared.    "Thr  sofa iu very comfortable; lot tno, iiia-  ileiiioiselle; ,1 havo so much to make  up for���������hero too,"  * -       *        *       t        *       ���������������        ������  Ito an co.sTwcriD.)  A Muidun'* Trouble*.  Ili-tun - Oortnnle lay awake nlmost  tho whole night lust night worrying.  Clifford -Wliut wiih who worrying  ii bout?  "Oh, nho'������ afraid tlio mnn alio I* fro-  Injr to marry may love lier moro for  lier money than for lierwjlf,"  "Why, ftartrndo lumn't nny money to  spoilt of."  "I know, but, *))������ hn������ h rich rolnllvi*  KnmoMrliuro In the old oountry, nnd hIu������  thi ii li������i lie may lenvc hor Homothlng."   '  "Put doc* her (lanoo know of till*  rloh rclntJvo';"  "Oh, mho luiHii't any llunro yet. She's  thinkInir of tlw llmo whon nho wl'i  ImVf one."'  Mnilw ito trltatnltr,  "You'i'o  Hiiro It  was  tho colonel's  ghayf. nro youV  ��������� ���������/���������   11 <) i    , ��������� i   i    ,.i.   * .,.,,'��������� ���������,,i-  I   if...UII   k   ,1*     .1.4.   IW���������.   ->Lth.     I     ti Lt���������   *11   -  :!;ei-id tor g\t tiw.iy en flood dnr on  wntohwl 'Im, fn attov iniilcln' ono or  two tnrna ronn' do mom lio wont right  ter do corner whar do Jlmmyjolm iiho,  ter utay, on w'on ho won It wnrn't dnr  i.k.   |iv.t V.I  i>i\>l  .������   *...��������� -H'lJ "Hill   I1,,.,   t..,.  ff 1 hndn't boon no skcowd I'd 'a' Mt  norry fi'r Mm."  rtlllt������M������   CltlOH.  ' WIuit striken ono tnort Jn CUIuoso  eltlew ht tho density of populrttlou on  tlu- t*iaiillent jioxHlblo urea. Tho Cbb  none i-yowd each other llko nnt* In nn  nnt hill nud bcei lu their hive. Store*  nnd wnr-kfttioi'M are altxo eating nml  ttht-pmg qimnem. mvept Io that part  of thu elty luhubltid by C*uca������lnn������.  The dirt nod attach are frlghtlul. 1  or  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  When a young man ia reatiy Known  by the company he keeps sho usually  prefers to bo a sister to him.  _���������*"  Do You Want  SOME ONE TQ HANKIE YOUR SHIPMENTS |  TO C0N8ICN YOUR QRAIH TO A ittlABLE mil  WOKfr SERVICE UNO CAREFUL UTTENTHW  tf am, th* anderatgned wants your tottUtes. and will endeavor to gtt. aatlitmctXo  Oash kdvanoed on eo-sigomenta,    Xtaterenc:  Union Bank ot Canada.  Tii* oldast established Grain Commission  Merchant In Winnipeg,  Brain Exohangs,   winnlpag.  S.SPINK  RHEUMATISM   CUKED.  Jas. McKeo, Linnwood, Out.  Lachlin McNiol, Mabou, C. 1%.  John A. McDonald, Arnprior, Cut.  G. 11. Hilling, Alarkham, Ont.  John Milder, Mahone r>ay, N.S.  Lewis H. Uutler, Burin, -Tlld.  These well known pjeutliizion all  assert that they woro cured bv MINARD'S  UNIMKNT.  BS,y  Maclennan Bros.  GRAIN   MBICMANTS,  T_LEPHOSH 1490. P.O. Box &S5  Mclntyro Blook, 304, Winnipeg.  Wheat aud kViuu of. nil kinds. Car  Load hot. a SpefiluHy. Kegntur advances oa BU Is of Lading-  Write or wire us for Track Bld'a, or  Consign Vour (.'rnln tip ua, which we  will sell for your account, on yonr approval to highest bidder..  A woman's Jdo������i of nn ?innes_tion-  tst is a man who hits been umrriud  three times.  State of Ohio, City of Toledo.  Lucas County. '    ps.  FRANK J. CH_N_Y ninkea oath that he la  icnlor irortner of tha firm of F. J. CHENEY  "o.. doinj; business) Jn the City of Toledo,  County and Stato uforcsJild, end that Bald firm  will pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for' each and every cate of CATARRH  that ennnot bo cured by the use of HALL'S  CATARRH CURE.  FRANK X CBTENHT.  Sworn to before mo ami subscribed iln my  presence, this CtU day of December, A.' I>. t5S&.  (Seal) A. W. Ot.RASON,  Notary Public.  Hall's Cntarrh Cure is taken Internally, and  acts directly on the bloofl and mucous surfaces  of tho system.    Send fov tfstimonlals. free.  F, X CHENEY & CO., Toledo, 0.  Sold by nil drupfristp, 75c.  Hall's Family Pills are the best.  Summer brings leaves of absence.  and autumn brings otoscrica of leaves.  Lover's Y-Z-(Wise HeaU) Disinfectant  Soap Powder dusted in tho bath, soiteus  the water and disinfects.  If a frirl throws a man ovor it's  because sho isn't hopelessly su love  with him.  IT REACHES TUK SPOT .���������Thorn are  few remedies before' the public to-day as  efficacious in removing pain nnd In allaying and preventintr Pulmonary disorders  as Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil. It hns  demonstrated its- powers) in thou.-jn.nds of  instances and a luriro numbor of testimonials ns to its ereat value ns a medicine could be cot -were thero occasion  for it.   It ia for salo everywhere.  Thoro arc about 350 volcanoes on  this car Mi that havo perform-so in  modern times.   Thews arc mativ hun  drods more tbat have Ions' been extinct.  MARKET HE VIEW  (Compiled from The Commercial).  Trade "in-tho wheat' markets during  tho past, woek has shown itbclf tentative in character. There has been  a certain umount of activity at  times in tiie American speculative  markets, and then again absolute  duliucMS, us if things had come to  Uie point when an aggressive leader  might cany prices up or down. Such  leader has not shown himself pronouncedly, although the name of Armour & Co., hits begun to appear  quite prominently in the market pros-  sip, ami that house is credited with  having accumulated a large amount  of May wheat, and to some extent  they seem to have tho market, practically under control. Outside of  thia the leading feature of the week's  trading in the American markets is  the advance of the May delivery over  the December.. Tho'gonoral situation  is still ono of strength in tho American domestic market,' and easiness  and indiflerenee in the European  trade, consequent on plentiful-supplies from other countries to Kuropi*  and tho prospect of the supply being  continued from the crops now harvesting in-tbe southern ������ hemisphere.  The American markets had a moderately sharp upturn at. the -close of  Ixusiness yesterday, and the change in  prices in these markets on the week  !*-io\vh December delivery to bo nrao-  tically unchanged and May delivery  about unchanged to }c higher. The  movement of wheat in the .United  States has been decidedly- Jess in  quuntity than for tho sanio week n.  year ago, and- export is also less but  Jlie_a(ilKjLtyJjiLJi^ai__jn_ix_.rojait^and-  GRAND W0RI1  NEWFODNDUND  Dodd's   Kidney  Pills are   Clear,  ing out Kidney Disease.  "One Foot in the Grave " - if  the thousands of peoplo who rush to so  ���������worthy a remedy ns South American  Nervine as,a Inst-resort would iret it as  a first resort, how much misery and suf-  foi'ine would be spared. If you have any  nerve disorder ynu heedn'y suffer a minute longer. A thousand lealimonies to  prove it.���������M  Recently Lord Roberts received'  rortgratulations on hia sovonty-first  birthday. It was in 1832 that tho  present rommnntlor-in-chief of the  British nrmv wns l'orn in Cawnpore.  Jttiaard's Liniment Cures garget in Cows.  Thermometers, like baseball pltty-  flrs, avv. now loft out in the cold.  Kidnoy Cry.-Pnt. i-i tho Wick.fa tho  cry of tlio kidiinyn for help, To noKlmt  Iho end is to deliver tho body ovor to a  iliFSGiiso cruol, ruthless, and finally llfo  dcnti-aying. Houth American Kidney  Cure has powor uMn to miraculous In  helping thu needy kidneys out of tho mire  of disease,   lt, rolloves in six hours���������Hs  At Springflold, N.8., 1,500 miners  liavo quit work,  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria,  By u mnv Dutch p,ro������������N It ls claim*  ih| that a tnoow hido can l>o turnod  Into leather " ready for tho saddlor'H  and KhiM.,iiiaki.'i,,H uso In froui ono to  throo da.vH, whllo, by following tho  usual method of preparation, it itaki.vi  about six months.  Help your children to irrow Htroitg and  Hiliimt liy countemrtluc anything that.  i'uiuhih lll-hmillh, oho srem vusm* nt di*-  mats tn chllilri'ii Ih woriiin, IUimovn thom  wllh MOthi'r OravpH' Worm Kxtoriuinu*  tor,   It novor ifttlH,  Wluw a woman wultw two years to  sue a mun for kiting her thu Infer-  euro might, bo drawn that who had  hwn wnittng to not j If hn would not  kl������H hor up 11 n.  Wlien the little folks talce colds ���������  and coughs, don't neglect tbem and  let them strain the tender membrane* of their lunp*.   fitve them  Shiloh's  Consumption  VsULl't?   The Lung Tonic  It will cure them quickly and  strengthen their lung*.  tt fo pleasant to take.  Priest 28c, 60& and tl.00  8. c wells k CO.  lettmte, Cm.       URor, W.V.     I  milling-trado is lar'gur. The-'growing  wintnr wheat crop in thc Stalos is  in excellent .pondi tion and has- fully  maintained its .standing during the  week. Tho harvest in the Argentine  is progressing rapidly. Thero havo  boen reports' 01 rains impeding harvests in that, country during tho  not consider this much detriment at  tho present stage, and the rain im  vory beneticial ��������� to their corn";. All  cropw promiso vory abundantly this  year in the Argontino. Tho Australian harvest is- also in progress and  then.' the outlook in for the inrgost  yield on record. Tho previous lnrg-  ious yield was in 1900, from which  war, exported 2i,ooo.oco bushels. The  crop prospect in India also continues  very favorahje, the new crops having  had nn excellent start. From Wu-  ropo there is nothing special during  the week as to crops.  Manitoba wheat has noi������u quiet all  wp������k and the dommid.q'tiitovmorjcrttto.  The approaching clo-so of navigation  alTocta tho trade. Vessel owners are  asking higher niton ami there is tm-  certu'U'v about gett'ng nuiie vessels  than are already chartered, Shippers  are well supplied with wheat for all  ougagomontB entered into, and unless-  more veHsels are obtalwd tho demand  for wheat at current prices will uot  rovivo and trade will cotuo,right  down to liwcnnber dollVRry hastR. On  Friday prices wore nominal at 7SIC  l northern, 775c c northern, 73^,0 -j  ���������northern, spot; and 'for Deeembor delivery 1 northern '77-lc, a northern  'I'lie, 3 northern 70^0 No. /\ wheat,  ������S 1 -4e, I'wd wheat 50c, teixl No. 1, 41X:,  all lu storo Fort* William ond J'ort.  Arthur.  wwNii'icf?   .ionni'N'0 ruicioa.  Tin* following ure xlw Winnipeg  JWbb.'iiff prices :--  Floiiiv-DjfUvie'w UiingnrUiti pnt������ni.  Ss.SS Pw "Wick of. t)H pouudH; othor  gmUnii wrordlngly.  Oat���������������No. 2 white, stc, In car lot^:-  36 to no cnntu I'or xevd grades; at  country pointN farmers are receivlnt?  25 fonts per bushel.  HiU'loy���������JfiUtiiijj grades, ^6 to 370;  food, 30 to 33c.  Flaxseed���������80c ihm,< hiiHhol f.or fivnn-  em' itKvdn at country points,  Wpeltz���������35c por founlwl-  Hay���������Haled, 58 to $>) per ton'  DutUfi���������Oroumory, 2J}t: por jhiuikJ;  dairy, Ui������t, In brides, cor; tubs, 16c;  ordlmny gmdou, ta to; 14c.  i/l(tf>->������." "'oi1-   I"-''    |<uuiu������.  T'cnUry   Cblrkrm. dSirt^i nnd f*.%e<*o,  Toe per potuid; turknyiv, n to 13c  Potatoes���������45 to 50 ������out������ per hwi,  UVK STOCK.  Catt.lo-~Biif.choiV rattle, Tj to 25c,  per pound,  fthwp���������js to 4c per pound; lumUn,  St; p������r pound.  Ii������g���������������C'liolco wofjrhts. sic por th.  Richard OalrU, s <>__ of a _������n-.i Currii U  Ouo N.������lKlil>orli,MKl, Ti-Hs Ili,%T VuXti*  ot Twiiiity Vr.ui* SlAnillnj: ViUtlNiit������l  Jielori! ihn ������ireut Kldjiey Kmueily.  Fortune Harbour. Nflil.. Dw.. 6 ���������  (Social)���������Th������r������ are a scon: of people  in this neighborhood who suffered  from Lanio b\i_k and other symptoms  of Kidney Ois-euse and who are now  strong and healthy, thanks to Dodd's  Kidney I'iUx. One of the most serious cases cured is that of Mr. Richard Quirk, and in an interview he  says :���������  1 suffered ior mosii than twenty  years from Lumbago and Kidney Disease. 1 almost always had a severe  pam in my back, so severe that during intervals for years i> wns totally  una bits  to work  "Doctors'- ���������nd m?dicii������e.s ^���������w me a  little relief and after tea or twelve  yt-ars t had almost made ,up my mind  1 but my trouble was incurable. Then  leading <>f cures by them' led me to  try Dodd's Kidney JJills.' I had not  Iaken half a box before 1 experienced rijliaf and after using buvcu or  ���������iiulit boxes I was a perfect, cure and  a new wiau. ��������� '('lie circ w���������a per-aan-  en t.' '  i-uiH vour fhnknci)t������ wilb Dodd's  Kidney  Pills ;nKi you will never have  There aro 2,000.oca sheop-on the  Oi-egon ranges. The worth ' of this  ,veQr_ii-_output-of���������wool-is-fdavjed���������a:t  5-,550,000-  THE PRESIDENT  A SLAVE TO CATARRH .  OR. ACNBV S CATARRHAL POWDER RELIEVES IN 10 MINUTES.  11, T. Snniple, Prcotdont ot Kmncu- .*  Installment flompunv, Wnshincton. I'u..  writer' "For yenrH J ������ns ulllifoil witu  Chronic Cutiirrh. Kemeriios ninl ir^iit-  meut by, sp.i;������i������tistB only enve mo t������m-  .'Mirury reilei until I, won iixlucor) to iim������  Dr. At;mow's Oiitnrrtial Powdor, It va\.  ������������������'most. iuHtunt  ivilof.   Sold hv all droit-  itr. AifiM'W'.i Heart...Cti'h< In for Um Si'tvit*.,  Heart  uml   BI001I, 13  ;Tho man who goes to the bad  never thinks of providing nimsolf  with a,.roturn ticket.  (iSr-'sia.o oy.   '������injj|i( e  oj j.  (1j ' hojiU  lOJiw-'ii    ,\������ii 1.1 u'j *w,>8\|i������sni ������I>[N fliipumi  JMIll     J'U|I|1V>} Jltl   bV,KJf(W    '|f     'UOJ|������JJ|(JdW  iwjtj iif\yts x^iivvmn iHouipi uojiiii|.ujf  MijiooK    '������miw ujoflqnjH ^hoiu o\\% \vvg  |1!AV ">ueiHp������io.B,Avau_v JU "I l"P"t ^"1  -(Jkj-joaok w ������Atni 'poojq pt������q to '?3������fM)u  f ������uiiy,nno otvx   'sauog   buiuunu  Stop cracks in a wall with planter  of parts, but mix trto.pmNUir with  vinegar, not with water, for vlnegiir  prevents tt^i nettling too quickly and  niakeH it easy of manipulation.  THE MOST TOPlJLAn mLL.-Th. pill  in the most pooulur of idl forma of mra-  k'tnn. anil of pilln the innNt nnpuhtr are  I'nrnioliM'R Vcirotfthlo IMIIh, hccntimj thoy  do what It In iiHWted tlmy can do, ann  uro nnt nut forward on an J! JlrtltlouH  chilmH of ftvi'iMlunnn, Thay aro conunu't  iind nortuhlti, ih������v wm chhIIv tiiknn. tht'V  do not niiiit-ifwito nor irrlpu. anil Uit'y itlvo  iiilitof in the iMOHl. Kliihbeni oiihdh.  Conduct lw tbroo-fourthn of life.���������  Miitthuw Arnold,  Tree and naHy PKpcctomtton lininwiiuto-  ly rt>llevoH and treon tbo throat and Iuiicm  irom vlvrhl niili'ffiM, and a nieilli'ioa Unit  promntiiK thin Ih tho huHt taMttrlna lo  iihk for rouirhfi, cnldn, inthtmmntion of  the ImitfN mid all attoctlana 01 thn ihrnftt  nnd choHt, ThlH tn wvclwily what TUcklo'H  Aiill-Ooiimniiptlvii Hymp In a Npivillc for,  and wluuHivnr uhwI tt huH rrivon unbounded *itUnfiictlou. Children Ilka it bwrnine  II U plciitwant, iuIuIih llko jt becauKc 11  roHuvfH and  turi'M tho dlHniHo,  Tho (insertion Ih mado hy a natural l.8t that nl/rhtlnK/ih'H devour the  dronw of a beehive, but nover itiolofit  Iho wij|kur:>.  It Is wwy to explain why  dhould not mako iniHtak&H.  other*  Don't, owe your wlKhhor it ������rv������dae;l  enucol tho dwlit nt wm������.  Dr.   llcdscrt   Collyer says   that a  man'M t������ro������t frh-ndH are his ton flmt������r������,  Unless the soap you  use has thjs brand you  are not getting the best  Atft teem weutan Iw,  Pinto Shell  Cordovan  Mitts and  Gloves  -^Toughest wear, flexible, warm, light  -���������Bpil and scorcli proof  ���������Rip and tear proof  ���������Rain and wind proof  ���������That's what H.B.K. Pinto Shell Cordovan mitts aad  gloves are  ���������Made from the hide of the  Western   Bronco, the  toughest animal with the toughest hide,   light  enough to make mitts and gloves.  ���������-rSold by dealers everywhere.  Genuine only with, this brand. (  Write for "Strayed," the funniest piece of  literature ever written about a Bronco���������fee*  fi,B. IL'Warm  Buck Coats  r H.B.K Duck Coats are xvann,  hard wearing garments. They  are made ia scores of styles-^-,  fleece lined, mackinaw wool lined,  leather reversible���������high storm  coT.l_.rs, large "Kantilever"  xmsagable pockets.  Made to keep out the wind and  the cold, the rain and tie sleet .-Made to keep people warm  Branded with this brand.      ���������  -Sold���������by���������up'to-date���������deaierff=-T  everywhere.  Hudson Bar Knitting' Co.  MONTREAL. WINNIPEG.  MAKEJW or WARM WKAfltABLSS FOR  KV&RYBODY  . !:J,v  OVER ONE HUMDR_FYEAft5 OF MILLHto EXPEWEtfCg.  5HSK^?!TTO_^H^RH5HJSfH5  sass  w  RELIABLE JEWELRY BY MAIL  We mnko all our Jewelry in our own factory, hence  the reason for our extraordinary values. We meulJon a  few items :  4181 Amethyst Rin*, ,  $2 59  Hid 1 nitlct' m<rnrt Rl(i<r, 14 W. flrttd.  2 ft*  4247 Oral nnil ft Flno Pcarli.  SO*  UU 14 k. King,.) whet������ Pcorli ,  IU tn)  im Hk,Hint,ihmeolicend I'tBrlt,.,..,,.,,,,..,,.  10 09  3989 Dlimind Rlnj, 3 Pine Otamood*  25 M  ���������end For our now lUiiotrotod Ootnlogut unit prlte flat*  ICCAMBROXKENT&SONSr-  iVow (s thu tdim for tho muu to %**l  busy who roeolvod taut yonr that bo  would not put off pnrrhft-ti������R ChrtHf-  mn.<* prwiontH.  iSSSS  Ciiiuil lift* 'YtiltiUd bun vnlifii    11.  twivMttt on HhiiA.o������iHwrP, whom worfcu  *mamMmv.''i.mi!S!L'Jtsa<t ft-.'.k---.' _."<���������������._ K1.-'  ���������XLV���������<..������������������-   :-: *.*,  -^^W���������rtn^^yhiyti. I, .,_��������� ...-,���������,., i....-���������,>���������^-���������jiiu.j;i,^ ,���������uwa.H_g  ISSUED EVERY TUESDAY,  ���������uscription $2.oo a year,  W. 38. Hnfcerson, lEbttor.  jar Advertisers who want their ad  changed, should get copy in by  9 a.m. day before iasu������.  The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errorBof composition of letter correspondents.  Job Work Strictly 0. 0. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  "Ollalla John" is outspoktmon  the subject of game protection, and  cal to  the   present   indiscriminate  slaughter   of   game   by   so called  " 6portamen"    " murder."        We  heartily endorse John's views and  sentiments on this important question, and hope that the McBride  G-vernwent will take a lesson fr m  John's utterances on the subject.  If the pre-ent government make  proper game lawB, they will be the  first to do so in B.C. history, for the  pieseiit lawB and the methods pursued to enforce the same, are useless  and farcical, the only clause of any  good being that of prohibiting the  the sale of willow grouse. This is  incomplete, for blue grouse Bhould  be also included. If not, plnc.es  like Dtmman and Hornby Inlands,  which u,id   to   abound  in   these ( pan and diluted with the'sulphuric  CYANIDE PROCESS ������������������"���������..'..  DESTROYS INSECTS.  The   Agent-General  in   London  has transmitted to the Provincial  Department  of   Agriculture   some  valuable informaiion regarding the  disinfection of glass-houses, by the  cyanide process.    Mr Turner guys:  ���������"Having noticed in the London  -papers   that   the   Royal- Botanic  Society had been carrying on ex  periments for the  destruction   of  scale and other pests on fruit and  other trees and also on shrubs and  flowers, I wrote the secretary for  information on the subject thinking  it might prove of value to horticulturists and fruit-growi-rs in British  Columbia.    Three cyaniding pans  were used in each house, making a  total of 9 in this range, which is  150 feet in length.    The pans were  first arranged into positions suitable  for an even distribution   of  gas.  Pieces of boards were then hung  over each pan, about 4 feet long  and 11 inches bro������d,   to   act as  "punkahs" for distributing the.gas  generated instead of allowing it to  rise rapidly to the roof, where, owing to its light nature it would collect in large quantities, possibly to  damage tender vegetation and leave  insufficient  at  the  lower parts of  house'to ..destroy the insects.    The  whole of these nine 'punkahs' were  connected together with cords and  worked from the exterior Oof house  for a limit 10 minutes..    The water  was next placed in the generating  ott  II-  birds, but which are without wil  low grouse,'wil I soon be urouseless.  It  is .gratifying to   know   that  John has made a sensible statem'iit  and  taken ( a  proper view of  tlie  matter beforo the house.  Wires���������coiitd. from first page,  Tsin and Pekin, and that if China  favors Japan she should consider  situation thoroughly before declaring her intentions. It is thought  China will be attacked.  St. Petersburg, Feb. 6,--The Japanese Minister has applied for his  passports and will leave for home  to morrow.  Russian reply has been handed  to Japanese Government.  London, Feb. 6���������Indications that  Russian reply does  not meet Japanese wishes.  Vladivostok, Feb. 6.���������Japanese  are flreing from here. Neither per-  Buasion nor promises of protection  have any effect.  New York, Feb. 6���������Russian high  official says Ruhsjh possesses at  least two submarine boats in  Chinese waters.  Tokio, Feby. 8-First hostilities  commenced   to-day   whon  strong  Japanese  fleet   manoouvreing   off  Korea captured n number of Rus  sian morohant vessels.  Baltimore, Md., Feb. 8.���������A terrific conflagration started here on  Sunday afternoon, No lives were  lost, but money lost will reach  $200,000,000. A Iobh. of valuable  pioperty in wholesale produce,  lumber, shipping, rail road*, and  financial districts have been destroyed. Business heart of great  city, for two miles, is-a blazing  mass of ruins, '20,000 peoplo ate  out of work.  Vancouver, Feb, 8,���������In an inter'  view Hawthornthwnite says tho  Government seriously euutouiipiutwii  taking up option to purchase J\i. w  N. Ry. for threo nnd half million.  Nanaimo, Feb. 8���������Paul Newnurn  w.u sentenced to 5 year;?' ?wr/rtp<M)  ment for burglary in E. & N. Ry,  depot last week.  An official despatch f om Tok o  lays Japanese ai lucked Ruwians  at two this morning. Two Ri.ssian  bnttleshipH and on������������ cruder wi-re  dihiibled by Japanese torjedue*.  This has been cunttruitd.  acid; vessels for the sodium cyanide  were arranged above and close beside the generator with fine cords  attached, . whereby the cyanide  soukl be tapped nto the dilute acid  from exterior of house without the  slightest danger totheoperator.The  ventilators had been previously arranged to open from the outside.  With all in readiness the sodium  cyanide was tipped into the dilute  sulphuric ycid from th:1 exterior of  each house, the " punkahs " set in  motion and gas was rapidly generated. Fifty minutes was allowed  from the close of above operation  for the. cyanide to complete its  work. At the end of this time the  ventilators were opened and gas allowed to escape. During the operation no person must enter the  house, as the gas generated is of a  highly poisonous nature; and no  cyanide must come in contact with  the dilute sulphuric acid' while  operator is within the house. The  operation of cyaniding is much  easiur in practice than theory and  if carried out in a careful manner  there is absolutely no risk. All  plants in the houses cyanided were  quite dry and sustained not the  slightest damage The time selected was 4 o'clock p.m., and houses  opened at 4,60.  Two generators and punkahs were  used, Time exposure 40 minuteH.  At the end of this period gas waf  allowed to escape and wub clear5  enough to enter the house 2 hours  after opening. I selected several  specimens for examination under  microscope of mealy bug, tod Bpidcr,  thrips, etc., and found them in a  perfectly lifelike altitude hut quite  dead.  On further examination the next  morning the result on mealy bug  was marvelous. Not a living specimen could lie found in a range of  150 feet long by IB feet wido and  uul u oii.blu i>hnt damped. Other  results v-uu aUo im h.UiJactuiy,  which tends to prove tho great value  of tho new process when used with  proper euro.  Tho substitution of sodium cyan'  3do for potassium cyanide is entirely new, tlto former pubstnnce  being largely in California where  it is employed for the San Joso scale.  You can get Pit Boits, Overalls  Pit Cap'1, &(!���������, i������t rock bottom price*  ai the Conitjr Sturu.  ,i������  ! !l  II:  I    >.  :    I   IJ9__L___ASHL  STORE  x  6 Now   Open   for   Business.  A FULL LINE  OF EASTERN AND B.C.  FURNITURE,  *'  MATTRESSES of all kinds,  LINOLEUMS,  OILCLOTHS,  CHINA MATTING,  COTS, CRADLES,  BUGGIES and GO-CARTS.  All kinds  of  Furniture   Repaired.  Second-hand Furniture Bought  ......and Sold   A. Nickerson,  DpNswuia Ave,, Gummkiiund,  NOTIOE.  The business heretofore carried  on in Union under the linn name  of Lai Yuen, will be in future  known as Lai Yuen <fc Co.  LOW SUI,  LOW HOOK SUN,  QUAU LU1,  Cumberland, Jan. 28, 11)04.  aBMW������MBMBWBWW_������������W������������������lW>IW������l>ll������������W������IW������IWIMi>WI,������Wi|W������  STRAYKD, oii Piercy's -Ranch,  Heifer, about 2 years old (white)���������  Owner can have same by proving  property and paying exponnes. Apply, John I'ikroy, Courtenay.  mmtmmMmmmmmvmmmmumm^mmmKMmimmmimmm^mmmmimmmmm  I will give lo any bride ur ovoom  getting married in February, March  or April, a piece of furniture of  their own oiiuicu uit*iiu io \n)w l<<  ten per cent, w tho *..;,u,i ^J..m.<!  with me for house furniture,---A.  Nickerson, The Cash Furniture  Storo.  HOLY TRINITY CHURCH  SERVICES,  Holy Communion every Sunday at 8 pm.  ���������firii Sunday in the month, n am.;  Morning service, it a.m.; ' Sunday  School, 3.io p.m.! Evening service,  7 p.m.; Choir Practice every Friday  at 7 30 P'Hx.  F, G. Christmas, Pastor.  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