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 JArf?- tk/?y**y  rw~\  i'rr. 4(  THIRTEENTH-YEAR.  CUMBERLAND, - B. C. WEDNESDAY    FEBRUARY   7, 1906  AT THE BIG STORE  ^New Spring Goods^  arriving by every boat, now showing  Lady's Summer and Spring: Caps, Blouse Ends,  Embroideries, Swiss Muslins, Laces, India Linen,  Persian Lawn, Organdies, Victoria lawns, Nainsook, Bladapolams, Zephyrs, Laces, Curtains.  The latest in Men's Caps  Come in and see them.  Why it is Profitable to trade at the BIG STORE,  Ir, hAs the largest aud beau assorted stock in this  district;.  All articles are marked in plain figures.  Ic carries reliable gooda at lowest, possible prices.  Goods are exchanged aud, money cheerfully refunded, at auy time, when nut artsfactory;  We are straight forwinl aud houett in our dealings.  Prompt and elfioieut delivery service.  Wo are always pleased to, s&& you whether you  waut to buy or not.  SIMON LEISER & Co. Ltd., Cumberland  ������^2t2SSffiia22*i2������SBUSaEes3S2*ai  off at''a Gi  vtim  for the next two weeks.  FMjiiti ~2S to 40 percent off all Cash Pui*������  chases.     AJi   goods marked   in  . plain figures.  T. D. MEAN, Pionser Jeweller  CUMBERLAND B.O.  COUNCIL  Present. May r Wilhrd, Aldi,  Bate, McDonald nnd Turbell.  CnmmunioHiionu v  Fmm Buurd oiTri'i-lees.U.imber-  land HHibol onoloslng estimates of  expenditure for current yonr, 'otal-  H v <ih:2l\< Roo'd. and laid over  pending action of government.  From Mayor Pianta of Nanaimo  Staling that the Childrens' Aid So-  cietv who without it Seercary, Mr  C. J, South who had Riven much  t;me lo me work, having been tore-  ed to resign on iiooount of lack of  government support, and giving a  copy of resolution pupped in Nunni-  iuo ihatBuflieieiii funds b������ granted  to enable him to continue tho w������-k.  Resolution endorsed,  From Mayor Morley uf Viotoria  giving resolution passed by citizen*  meeihu! there dating tho need of  proper life paving stations eto, on  the South West Vancouver'* Island  r.ore. with a copy ol covering letter  to Min. of Marino, Ottawa.  Resolution endorsed.  Accounts  V<   ,   t : .1 1 iv * ������<1 Ci  UIU.     L.lg.,.1.   \t\l,    . >   in   .-  '  News, pr.nting, '    ������2H UU  En ter prico, printing, H'd OU  R. Hornni, stable Htpplios,. $1 00  Election account, $69 5U  lietumd to iunnnce Committee.  Repots  R, Honiara report for Jauuary  reoi-ived and filed.  Officers appointed  Cork, L. VV Nunn.j C./natal.le,  Bel.1 ro thii wuh made. Mayor Willed imulo the following rem rice,  " The oilier to he apptii.u-d to  tnis office should he one who would  ki ��������� pa vidian1, wiitch on nil things  unlawful. Should cnpproripgnnilil-  in.; tindiSund-iy violation of li uor  1 ������v\s". Aid McDonald followed en  doling the Mayor's remarks.  Aid Tarbell then nominated T.E.  Banks, at the mime lime lulling at-  ten ion 10 ihe previous remarks.  Aid Rule "('coiidcd nnd motion wa*  ca 1 ricd Magistntte, Jhh Abramu;  lle-ilth Ollicer, Dr Gillespie.  Licence Umird: ���������Mayor Wiilard  proposed the follMwing,���������Aid Mc  Do- ,vld, F. Hurwood,  P lice Commissioners; ��������� Aid  Whyto, J. Weir, nominations appro  Veil,  8 livelier, U, Hornal,  Aid Ileid hure oiilernd and aftoi  a motion was pa-'stid instructing the  Cleric to write to Mr II. Grunt M P.  asking him to urge the government  to give an early r-ply to demands  of tiiu Sohool Board--business wae  referred bat-k to let Aid Reid  iriakowmmrkHon tho School esti-  mute.'. Me thought the Board had  Uftou iut iou m������������������������ iduii > ne t������ov'i.  ��������� iin) uuu ;Xntsv\l ior i-0 oout lor  touching l.ti Uam;>, Aid Unto oor  it'Qioi th!- by inf rming un- *p-ak-  er iha' what had   been   asken   for  li-.itf  ' li#i   ,.     lift.   i<n   %      i.l      1    '������       -,.       . r  ��������� ��������� *��������� ' ���������       ��������� ���������      -   -J      ...      ,\t\  Sub' >lexp������iw* in addition to .vhat  ever grant tho corporation wuh entitled to.  >-*������-  Ti'OR >\!.K    Sow mi|,.|, r-tw, goo.1  milker.  Grant & Mon ce.  SOUTH AMERICAN TOWN  DESTROYED.  Panama, 6:h���������Ii is reported that  the city of Buenaventura, Colombia  has been destroyed by an earthquake and that out of its 3000 inhabitants hut few were left alive.  It itt further reported that the earthquake extended totheci.yof Guaya  quil whirh has abb suffered great  loss of life.  London, 5th���������Lady Grey, wife of  Sir Edward Grey is dead from conclusion of the brain by bei ng th 1 own  from a carriage  Nanaimo, 6h��������� Foreign coal ship  merits January 25,127 tons.  Victoria, 5th���������Tne Grand Trunk  Pacific is seeking at Ottawa   power  lilUTil OF MRS F. McIN-,  TOSH-  Wiih awful Vuddenness the grim  reupe.- vi.sile.ii tin-home of Mr F.  Alclnui-hou '1 hu.i .?d>ty tivenii g la^i,  ui������ young wife pacing'away after a  brief iline.-s ol u lew ���������. hours. The  dece ne'd lady .wa's apparently in  got.d health ihedav nefpre, having  atteh.ied t.) her . usual .''houtiehold  ilulies Un Thursday she became  -���������udijenly alarming y ill, nui when  .friedical aid whshiiminoned the H������if  ler wan aim-'S;,beyond hun.an help.  M:s M.ulntosii, formerly Mie^  Jennie Ha crow, was the second  daughter ������>f Mr and Mrs Roht. Hai-  cow o: tlii.-;own, and ai die iim������  "~Mier~f37rd"Tn7d~u���������ci iirely"dfra l h^war-  in Iter twenty sec-md year With  tinr liiiH.hund a -young Aiufaut . six  inouihs ohl i:j hpreft of a devoted  uifc .111 'riotifer. The lite Mrs  McInto.-*h resided eoiuinuously in;  (!umliirl-r.d siice early childhood,  Thf4re have been few ...more' highly  es;ecnit d a.-d widely known l������..iies  in Hip towh-ber kind and charitable deposition gaining for her a  v������rv warm ...pi ce in the hearts of  all with W .om she came in contact  The funeral l<������ kplaceibefoiluwing  day f om he late residence, a funeral j-ei vice heinu conducted there and  at the gr.tvdpide by Rev Mr Mt,  Gillivray of S. George's Presbyter-  iun Churoh of .-. hich deceased was a  valued member, having attended  'he u^u.il'buntiay hi vice und prayer meeting the-e a few days before  her death  Besides a'lar-,;.��������� following of per������  ponal friei.iU,a"'- itureof the ceremony, and 11 mii-k of the esteem in  which th' deceas d was held, was  the atlei dance Im regalia of the  niemhor" f 'he Oddfellows' and  Oi tinge l<v|g-p, of which Mi* Mcintosh is a uieinbe! Three members  of each 1 id*jo no i\ as pallbearers  tho������e of ilieOd-1 "iiow������*heingMeps!8  F.-Pirlca 1) 0 V.-i.Tund T. Piket.  Of th, Druny, Me- .-.. G. H, Rob-  et^oii R S'.viiin nm! J hn Gillt-8-  pi>. H ie red \-.i the . ftvt>, whore  th- laHt t't'W impri-!������iv' >vords were  u . i-hI, -lie n line n<ve interred  am id Midvi'i-i'l >��������� rrow  mm, t.Smmmtimm*4kmiimaawmtt ��������� MMMMi  i* nun 25 |i-c i <|i; (. c off all caph  pi::i'ha-i> i'.'!'the n������.-\ <wc weeks  av T. i) M L'   < ������  M T li ihtvW- \\,t* removed to  th������- l{f>������piul ld-'( W' k Htiffering  from i-anur vt* of th" 1 ol. It may  be found Mcesi-Mrv to tmputate a  pan Mr* D \ ts who ms been vis-  itinuin Vancouvei. w,. .yen t for and  came home la-   uighr  1.  1%      t  ,,    i,t(,������.   .'tt|>       ..     j������,tj������.-v iij,ci  ta,   -".,',.i  Ji   v'-,    I'.i-i,       hi,,1,    War  COl<V������l .  Mi'-'Hr* M -her, 11   iW, Ed. Potis  and A   ���������^-,"' '        ���������   -minnf?   ihe  .    1 ��������� . t      1  .,Lix,m,v vv>>   *...,,   ,i..iu   n.w    vat,it    *  business call hiPt wooli  A memorial cervice to the memo*  ry of ������he hxtts Mr������ Mcim uh was  huhl in iliHpr������sl������yU'i'inn Church on  Siin^fiv I'Voni**',* '!")������������ aterorl orfi-  fice was thronged, appropriate mu������  (-���������������.' Iiuih^  ItllltitJIctt  ful    lh<; r.td llCCi-  tion.  to build branches from the main  line. They have in anticipation 23  of these, one running to Vancouver,  another to Hudson Bay another to  Victoria along the length of Vancouver Island past Cumberland,  and taking in west coast of Island  at same time. It is als-o pn-po.-ed  to continue branch to Davvs-m.  Indiana poli?, Ld, 5th���������Tho coal  miners and employers are preparing for the greatest struggle iu the  history of labor, every section of  the mining country will be undor  dir ci control of mounted troort?.'  300,000 miners will   he   involved.  Mr L. W. Nuiina, son-eddvssince  lost.a' little fox t'errier.E qui:i -, fail  ed .to locate the animal and he was  given up for dead, Saturday last  a passer by noticed a dog in the  photo btuoio, -,\ hich has l>een unused since the election. This proved to be the missing dog, and Mr  Nunns remembm-8 having been in  .-ome, days af er he election nn Jan  16th, upon which last, -occasion he  no doubt accidentally locked the  animal in. The poor beast was  exiremeiy emaciated upon being  ������et"at liberty, having been imprison-  < <i without food or water for at least  10 days  Don't fail tovisit-T. D McLean's'  ��������� tore during the next, two weeks  and gfjt son e ba-gains.   Mj���������C_u jil i.hV a_u_d._ftA m il y_J i a_ve__ re,^,  >u nerl to Nanaimo to leside after a  short re.iidetiue here. S-v-^ral woJl  known young men a3so have gone,  a mom/, others, Mr Andrew Gibson.  Sen the now Ault caps at Moore  Bros'.  THB  agnet  Cash  Store  For Your  Stoves, Heaters, Tinware. Crockery,  Glassware, Wall Paper. Cutlery,  Paints. Varnishes, Enamels, Stains,  Washing Machines, Combs,Brushes  Toilet Soaps,Organs, Pianoe, Furniture. Window Blinds, Poles and  Fittings.   &c. &c.   &c.   &c.  T. E. BATE.  Miss Strang, who went to Vancouver last Fr..iay, w a married  yesterday in Seattle to Mr Wm Reynard of Vancouver. The happy  couple are expected to visit Cumberland fhortly before settling, in  Vancouver. The "N ws" joins Miss  Strangs many other friends io wish*  Uig every joy.  Mrs GillanderB who has been  elayinu with her paients, Mr and  Mrs Abrams, also left for her home  in Vaucouvei last week.  The Maplo Leaf Dancing Club  has re-organized and Will hold the  u-uai weekly dance* on Monday in-  "sTea3~f "TTrid ay~~even:inpV"at"th~e~  Cumberland Hall. Mr Joe Hudson  diiector and-floor manager  Dr Gillespie will "ive a ccientific  lecture at   the   M   ho list   Church  League meeting to lugat.     Everybody invited.  IS. NOW-ON  During the whole of the present month  we shall be clearing out  our Winter Goods at  Clearance Prices.  ���������an  Ladies Warm Winter Blouses at greatly  reduced pricis. See our window.   Mns fleeced lined Shirts and Drawers  50c per garment, regular price 75c.  Boys Warm Reefer Coats, Mens Overcoats, Blue Beaver doth heavily lined  throughout at 20p-c regular prices.  200 pairs Boys short pants at greatly  reduced prices.  The 'Best Store.  NAPIER & PARTRIDGE  M*������������D*M������i|**Mll*aM*to#-  tftf 39S  To Enliven  Kidneys and Bowels���������To Prevent Disease by  Cleansing the System���������You Must Use  DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS  There Is a need in every home of a  liver complaint and biliousness, and  medicine that will promptly cure Ml  lousness, kidney derangement, and  constipation.  A medicine that by cleansing   the  _���������_��������� ������������������ tr.ia���������Ar, ������������������,. .*,*- \.������������������a ���������,i  filtering and excretory organs will re-  ���������* ������*****������ ^^Z^J}  could And nothing to help me until I  used Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.  1 have recommended these   Pills   to  Move all poisonous waste matter, and  \xy so doing prevent fevers, colds and  ���������UCh deadly diseases as dropsy, diabetes and Bright's disease.  No medicine satisfies the need   eo  well as    Dr.    Chase's  Fills.  This is no idle boast, but an absolute fact that is backed up by the testimony of a hundred thousand homes.  The reputation of Dr. A. W. Chase  Mi author and physician is the guar-  been well satisfied with the results.  You can use this letter for the bene-  iu of women who are suffering as I  did."  As a treatment for backaches, head-  Kidney-Llver acne3> indigestion, aching limbs, liver derangements, kidney disorders  and constipation, Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills are prompt, thorough and  effective.  Once their merit is tested they are  kept in the house and relied on    in  anfee which first made this great me- cases of emergency.   By keeping the  ilcine popular. liver active and the bowels    regular  Now it stands on    its    record    of they positively prevent   serious    dis-  ewres���������a record which has seldom, if ease.  'Stver, been paralleled in the history of One pill a dose, 25 cents a box,   at  ���������afcdicine.                                               j all dealers, or Edmanson,   Bates   &  Miss Julie Langlois, Manor,  Sask., Co., Toronto.    Dr. chase's Backache  ���������rites: Piaster promptly eradicates pain and  "For a long time I suffered    from may be used on any part of the body.  Emigration to Canada.  Montreal.���������W. T. R. Preston, Commissioner of Immigration for Canada  in Great Britain, arrived here to-day  en route for Ottawa. Mr. Preston, in  an interview, said that the outlook for  emigration to Canada was especially  bright, as the current of good settlers  had set in towards the Dominion, and  all that, was now required was to keep  it flowing in this direction. Mr. Preston denied that an unlesirable class  of immigrants was being brought to  Canada. He claims that discrimination is being shown by the steamship  combine against Canada from Continental ports.  ii  Weak  Heart"  ������������������ Palpitation and Irregular  Action of the heart are due largely  to a thin, watery condition of the  blood. The heart and nerves  refuse to perform their proper work  for want of support. Pale, weak,  or anaemic people should use  *��������� Psychine " and avoid heart  troubles. " Psychine " makes rich  blood, tones the system, regulates  the heart action and restores vital*  Hy. All weak people should have  a bottle handy in case of suddea  heart troubles.  GREATEST OP ALL TONIOS  Increase in Customs.  Ottawa.���������The customs revenue of  the Dominion was nearly half a million more for the month of November  than it was for November last year.  The collections were $3,790,471 or  $432,204 over November, 1904. For  the five months revenue was $19,105,-  300, or $1,262,267 over the same period last year.  Beware  of  Ointments  for   Catarrh   That  Contain Mercury,  as mercury will surely destroy the sense  of smell and . completely derange the  whole system when entering- it through  the mucous surfaces. Such articles  should never be used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as  the damage they will do is tenfold to the  good you can possibly derive from them.  Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by  F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains  nc mercury, and is taken internally, acting dtrectly upon the blood and mucous  em-faces of the system. In buying Hall's  "CatarrhrCure���������be-sure~you~get-the-genu"  ine. It is taken internally and made in  Toledo. Ohio, by .F. J. Cheney & Co.  Testimonials free.  Sold by Druggists.   Price 75c. per bottle.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  The Great Northern Railway is advertising its annual winter excursions  to Eastern Canada, at the reduced  rate of $40 for the round trip to Montreal and points west thereof in, Ontario. Tickets are on sale from Dec.  4 to 31 inclusive. Liberal stop-over  privileges will be granted going aad  returning, and every means will be  taken, to insure the pleasure and comfort of the patrons of this popular j  route. Full information regarding the;  excursions can be obtained from D. T.  Cummlngs, C.T.A., 447, Main Street,  Winnipeg, Man.   Telephone No. 195.  j  Great Northern Steamship Co. Sailings from Seattle for the Orient:���������  S.S. Dakota, Dec. 16; S.S. Minnesota,  Feb. 1, 1906. 1  THE UNRIVALLED FLAVOR  II  They Are Not Violent in Action.��������� j  Some persons when they wish to)  cleanse the stomach resort "to Epsom  and other purgative salts. These are  speedy In their action, but serve no  permanent good. Their use produces  incipient chills, and if persisted in  they injure the stomach. Nor do  they act upon the intestines in a beneficial wajr. Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills answer all purposes in this respect, and have no superior.  unLJillA  Natural Green Ceylon Tea has placed it on top. Packed  only In sealed lead packets, the same as dellolous  Salada Blaok Tea.  40c, 50o, and 60c per Ib. By all Qrooert.  Highest Award St. Louis, 1904.  It is reported that Mackenzie  Mann propose to establish a line  ice-breakers on the great lakes.  &  of.  Itch, mange, prairie scratches, Cuban itch, on human r animals, cured  in 30 minutes by Wolford's Sanitary j  Lotion. It never fails. At all druggists.'  I  Great Medicine.���������Tonti, one of the  pioneers of French Canada, lost a|  hand and wore an iron hook as a substitute. He was in the halSit of boxing the ears of refractory Indians  with this iron hand, and they have  remarked that it was " great medicine." Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil is  great medicine; it takes hold of pain  with an iron hand and knocks it out  of the system.  The Canadian solicitor-general was  a guest of honor at the American  Thanksgiving Day banquet at London  Twltchy Muscles and Sleeplessness.���������  The hopeless heart sickness that settles  on. a man of woman whose nerves are  shattered by disease can best be pictured in contrast with a patient who has  been in the "depths" and has been  dragged from them by South American  Nervine. George Webster, of Forest.  Ontario, says: "I owe my life to it  Everything else failed to cure."���������44  Mr. Reed Smoot, of Salt Lake City,  was two years ago elected to represent the State of Utah in the Senate  of the United States. For, two sessions a committee of that body has  been taking evidence on the question  whether he should" not be expelled on  the ground that he Is a Mormon. The  case has been allowed to drag on Intermittently, apparently because Mr.  Smoot is a Republican. Recently the  Democrats have carried Salt Lake  City at the municipal elections, and  his defeat seems to have put new life  into the inquiry. As Mr. Smoot ls not  a polygamlst there are obvious difficulties in the way of disqualifying  him. In view of the fact that there  are many Mormons in Canada, the  outcome of this case will be watched  with a good deal of Interest.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper..  MAGNIFICENT ���������  Blue Fox Ruff  FREE  H07 MONEY  REQUIRED  Think of it. a beautiful Ruff nf Bine Fox, the matt  fluhlouble far worn, given absolutely Are*. Such sn  offer wu never mad* beforo.   The only reaaon we can  afford to do It li that wo arranged for these bandaom*  Kura during ihe dull aeaion ln tbe lummer and got them  nnrlr at cpet Tbe Buff U 41 iocbet long, ntulj  ��������� lncbM wide, made of the handtomeat Blue Vox For,  reiyrlcb, sett aim fluffy, ltla warmly padded, lined with  the time aludeof aatin and ornamented with four long  tallaof Blue Fox alio. Such a handaome Fur baa never  before been giveu away, and you eon set lt ao eaay.i Jun  aend ua your nam* and tddreu, plainly, and wo will mall  you 2 dot. acta ot  Picture Post-Cards*  to Bell at 10o, a set (4 carda to a aet.) They are beautifully  colored, all the race, and aell like hot cakes. Such an  opportunity wu never offered before to the women sad  girls of Canada. You couldn't buy anything In tbe Fur  Store* tbat would look richer, be more becoming or more  stylish, and remember, tt won't cost you one cent. Write  to-day. Wh trust you and send the Picture PosUCards  postpaid. Colonial AH Co.. Dapt.  167 Toronto  Imperial Maple Syrup  ALWAYS SATISFACTORY  Ask your dealer for Imperial Maplo Syrup.  Do not allow him to substitute  an Inferior artiole beonuse It Is oheaper.  city that will grow up as the Pacific  terminal of the road.  mu    nrrt-r.   x.        i   !JJ+       ������        "TH������   T)ominion���������geographerr���������M-rry-  J?6, G-T,R haS    ���������<ietCided   t0,  ������ler White, is shortly getting out an atlas!  ?HB.? !?L���������*V?1^^*������������������ *������!L������f' of Canada which will furnish consid-1  erable  information  which is  not at   present available in    any   other.   It  ��������� , , ������������������. ��������� , ,_ ������������������. contains thirty-nine maps and forty-  An End to Bilious Headache.���������Bill- {our sheets of diagrams. Among the  ousness, which is caused by excessive features shown will be the territorial  bile in the stomach, has a marked diviSions 0f the country, maps show-  effect upon the nerves, and often ing the phySicai features, the geology,'  manifests itself by severe headache. the lninerai.s, the forest resources, te-  This is the most distressing headache  one can have.   There are headaches  legraphs, telephones,,  railways,   can-  ,.  .       ��������� * * iu      als,   lighthouses,   sailing   distances,  from cold, from fever, and from other routeB and depths  lsotherms for the  causes, but the most excruciating of- varloug montha, density   of    popula-  all is the bilious headache. Parme  lee's Vegetable Pills will cure it-  cure lt almost Immediately. It will  disappear as soon as the pills operate  There is nothing surer in the treatment of bilious headache.  The Bavarian Abandoned.  (e&QNOUNCED Sf-KEEN)  ALL DRUGGISTS���������ONE DOLLAR���������TRIAL FREI  dr. t. A. euoouw, Limited  170 Kin* 8fc W.i   Toronto, Oanada  The Ashcroft Journal, having boen  threatened with a Hbol suit by some  insurance companies, notified Mr.  Tom Lawson, who promises to supply money and counsol to fight tho  " grafters and plunderers of widows  and orphans."  Death Roll of the Sea. |  A   Blue Hook just published     fur-  nla'hf'H sunn! returns as to tlio loss of  kumuii life tliroiiuh wrecks und ensu- '.  ���������UluH l-.' Iiiiiish ships, ,  Did-Iiik tlio 2"i   yoars   emlod   Juno  1901, ;'.!i,-17!i pi'i'HoiiH thus    mot    with  their dual lis, of   whom   about   0,000  uroro |i;iHKi'iigors.  The rot urn  recalls somo    lorrlblo  fsalsiiiilUoH nt.    hoii.    In    1H01-2    tho  StOHtllfllllp       Cllllllll-tll,       of       (.Sll'lSgOW,  ���������whllo on a voyugo from 1'iilliiKiiimliiiii  to Jtnmioon, wont down with n crow  of Kl! hniiils (Incltidttnr 7:1 l,nsenrn)  ���������nd (irifi iintivo piiHsniigcrn. In 1N95-  fl 247 lives woro lost through tho  wreck or tho llnor Drummond Cnstlo,  ���������nd 5477 ihroiigh tho Hlnliliig of (ho  On Wo. of London, In a collision, In  the previous your 1,1 T������0 Chinese soldiers wor.- drowned by tho sinking of  the Kow S!iIng, of London.  DODDS  f$i ON E Y  th^J I    <   ���������       ���������    SmmamwJw ���������  RHEUMATISM   AND   PARALY8IS.  Their Complete Home Cure.  Post Free to Readers of This Paper  for Limited Perl-id Only. ���������  A liiindsonio llluairiiiod trontlso,  giving full description of Uhcnnmtlsm  and Paralysis, with IiisitimmIoiih for  a completo homo euro, describing tho  most, HiiccoHsful treatment in tho  world, recommended hy tho Ministry  nnd endorsed "by medical mon. This  highly instructive hook was writton  by \V. II. Vono, a gentleman who has  liiado a special study of theso cIIbouh-  es. Tho profaco la hy a graduate of  tho University of Wurtzlwrg. 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Note of Arousal and Fresh  Encouragement to Those Who Afe  Disposed to Sink In the Battle of  Life and to Give Way to Unavail-  j ing Regrets���������World Has No Use  For Pessimists. '  Entered according lo Act of Pa-liame������t of Canada,  in the year 1905. by Frrd;rick Diver, of Toronie.  at the Department of Aitr.culture .Ottawa.  Los Angeles, Col, Dec. 3.���������In this  sermon the preacher sounds a stirring  note of arousal and fresh encouragement to those who are disposed to ^ink  in the battle of life and to give way to  unavailing regrets. The text is II. Samuel xlx.,, 15, "So the king returned and  came to Jordan." j  The world has no use for the common scold. When universal fault Anders can see nothing but shortcomings!  ln their,fellow men they are apt to de-1  nounce sins .similar to those to which  they themselves are addicted, "What  is thejriatter with you?" the clapper  asked {the cracked bell in the old, legend. "You utter nothing but discords.  You are no-good to .anybody." "Yes,"  answered the bell, /'that, may be true.  But what";are you complaining about?  Was not my metal all right until you  pounded a crack in my side? And, furthermore, 'would* not the world think I  was ail right now if you did not continue to pound me and advertise my  weaknesses?" So it often happens that  the people who are most active in denouncing the weaknesses of others are  really denouncing the evil results of  which they themselves are the;direct or  indirect- causes. Like a; boomerang,  their complaints fly in a circle.    They  strike back at the very lips which stari  ed those complaints on their evil flight, j happy and blessed.  The .world has but little use for the  common scold. ;It has also little use  .for those who dp not heed the. danger  signals of life which are lifted all about  them. It has unutterable contempt for  the pilot,who will not steer away from  the buoys marking the dangerous reefs  ,pr for the engineer who will-mot stop  his locomotive when the warning, torpedo is exploded under-his wheel, or  for "the sea captain who will not keep  "Oie  ned out for his royal sire, but no sooner did the king's friends rally to.hts  standard and at the risk of their���������;fortunes, and their lives fight the, king's*  battles and win back for him his  throne and kill the young prince than  *he king closed his eyes to all his  friends' sacrifices. All he did was to  sit ln His room arid weep and moan  and wring his hand? and cry: "Oh,  Absalom, my son, - my \ son, my poor  dead-boy! Oh,-Absalom, my son, my  son, my poor boy .'"v He kept this cry-  Ing and wailing up for .hours and days.  At last Joab heard of 'the king's ingratitude. ' He walked into ; the N royal  chamber and said: "My king, have you  any heart? Can you not realize the  sacrifices we have made for you^? Can  you not come forth and thank us for  shedding our blood; instead of .weeping over that licentious, infillal child  who, tried to murder you " And today, O man, I ask, cannot you stop '  weeping over the lives of some people ,  who have been untrue to you and open  your eyes to the sacrifices of those who  have been devoting themselyes to your  comfort and happiness for the last ten'  or perhaps twenty years?  You have lost a child. He died as  the result of his sins, and you know it.  Yet you weep and cry for that child ,  as though he had been to you a saint. ',  What about the other children? What  tbout those lovely daughters and that  fine young son who are growing up by  your side? Are you just to them? Do  you try to make home happy for them?  Are you true to them You have a dissolute father. "Oh," you keep complaining, "if my father were only what  he ought,to be!" Well, he is not. You  cannot help that.' But what about your  mother? Have you ever thanked God.  that you have such a mother? Have  not her noble example and her tender  sacrifices "been enough to start out a  dozen boys like you right, even though  your father has not been what he ought  to be? And yet the strange fact of  life is this: Most of our modern King  Davids will go on whining and groaning and complaining about one person who has done them a wrong and,  neglect to show gratitude to the scores  of noble souls about them who are doing all in their power to make them  .friends when tjiey So wrong and to'  speak to them?kindly and firmly and  yet lovingly.'as Joab told King David  about his faults."  But we must not stop here. When  we find Kiqg David going forth to  work we also find Gen. Joab, 'the great  -mancipato? ,f grief. When we find  David being Induced to go forth to  meet the responsibilities ot his kingdom we.' find him breaking the shackles  of sorrow which have bound him hand  and foot,(���������as the Roman captives used  to be bound to the chariots of their  conquerors in the triumphal entries into the capital of the. Caesars. And  thus, my friends,.if you and I want to  be truly helpful to our friends ln their  time of trouble, we should not try so  much to pet them and sympathize with  them, but we should go as Gen. Joab  went to King David to. compel them  to go forth and do something.  Work is the best panacea for grief.  Many years ago a great trouble came  to my father's home. The best comforter my father had was not to be  found among those who came to weep  wl-:h him and to .sympathize with him,  but the best, comforter was the old  classmate who', came and said: "De  Witt, I am going through trouble' far  worse than yours. My wife for ten  years has been ir? the insane asylum.  I want to, give you the only, cure I  know to help:you at this time. Do  not stay at home and cry. Go forth,  into God's great harvest field and work.  Work for God in the morning, work  for God at noon, work for God at night,  work and keep on working for God all  the time, and the blessed comfort from  God will be yours."' Thus, my (brother,  when you and I are going to carry true  ?������EVn������ ������������ntr frlrd*in *helr ?���������e of I    Keir Hardy, the radical and eccen-  ���������������r?u?-le^?_n-0.t_f0l?. thei?,;t,'Lpet:tihem; !,trie member of. the British Parliament,  because I believe that the blackness  and hopelessness of your present troubles will drive you closer and closer to  Jesus Christ, who alone is able to fit  you for service for your fellow men.  How black the world seems at times,  even under the brightest of conditions!  A short time before Henry Irving, the  greatest actor of his day, passed away  he made this'statement: "With the applause of the .t'*atre" still ringing in  my ears, with y,ie memory of kind ���������  faces emblazoned on my memory, with  the consciousness that I have won the  affections of multitudes whom I cannot,  meet in person, I have often gone home  from the theatre feeling utterly desolate and alone, yearning for the intimate human companionship which fate  has denied me." . , I  As Henry Irving was yearning for 1  an intimate human companionship you. I  on account of your troubles, have been !  yearning for Christ. Thus ln closing  I commit you unto the hands of my  Saviour. He is the Christ who will  lead you if you let him. He will lead  you out of your troubles just as he led  the king of olden times. He may not  lead you to a throne of earthly power,  but he will lead you to a throne of  (heavenly glory. Into the Saviour's  hands I commit thee to-day, O King  David, as I declare again: "Thy best  days are ahead. Thy best days of earth  and heaven are ahead if you will let  David's God lead you as. he will."  Could  Spare Time  For That.  ;   Mr, Feathertop���������Just a moment, Miss  Tartun. Let me tell you what I think���������  Miss Tartun���������Certainly;   I*! can wait  long enough for that.  TipPeyeF. upon ������������������������������������Tlie^dllh^TjapOnTeTBT^  ,;wlierv..the" sliip is drawing near the iceberg'regions,' or for the physician who  , ,,  'does^npt 'kfeep a careful record of the  patient's fever,   or  for  the   statesman  who idoes not ferret out and check the  ��������� ,:.'.evils,,skulking-behind the pillars of the  ' ,' * legislative Ijalls.   There is no sense in  ' declaring*'prat-the"sun is shining when ���������  a tornadd'-isiUbAtterlng down the har-  ,...,,.,    vests and knocking the unripe fruit off  . the swaying branches. It'is no sign of  great virtue to be always looking upon  'the-bright side of things when conditions about us are all askew and could  be made right If we would  only go  ,   forth to grapple with the wrongs and  scatter the causes which are bringing  forth evil results. |  Gen. Joab was not a common sco'.d;  ���������neither was he one of    those    wishy  -.,. . washy,'effeminate, pusillanimous characters ..Who are afraid to say that their  souls are thoir own.   He could speak  '  out boldly and bravely when It behooved him so, to speak.    When the king,  did right, Joab was ready to say, "Thou '  art right, 0 my king," When the king  did wrong, Joab was also ready to say,  "Thou are wrong, 0 my king."   And  bocause he   was   ready   to   denounce  the king's follies just as emphatically  as ho was to praise the king's virtues  he was ablo to exercise the far-reach-  .-..-.Ing Influence on David's  life that ls  described In tho chapter of my text,    |  In tho flrst place, tho Iconoclast opened tho eyos of the king to the many  ,,)      blessings with which ho was surround-  .f       ed.     With one   herculean   blow   Joab  shattered tho Idol of tho king's grlof  '  and mWo him stop worshipping at tho  ,'"','shrlno  of his   wayward  son's  grave.  'With the keen. jdinrp words nf a friend  ho wont Into tho royal bedroom   nnd  -     cm and slashed thnt weeping  parent  with hln verbal stiletto until at hiHt the  Icing realised that oven a father hns no  right to spend a lifetime bemoaning a  dead Absalom If by stieh a course ho In  doing an Injustice to his living friends,  Aud yoi, my' brothers, how innny men  and women thero nro just llko David!  Thoy novor seem tn bo nblo to turn  their weeping oyos awny from tho fo-  cun of n tombstone, They novor seem  to bo"able to soo iho laughing oyos nnd  tho smiling lips or to hour iho loving  words of ihOHo who aro living for thom  In th* nurseries and sitting rooms *ot  their own homes.  Tho greatest battlo of David's enreor  was ovor. It was.an awful fight. During tho hours ot that day tho kind's  throne had fboen tottering upon its,  foundations.; As 'Alfred tb������ Great had'  to floe his bnpftal when ho ivas defeat-  eu oy me iJutwa at Allium!*, unu itw  Jki.'biri Tlruvt.' oin. usi ixoo hi Ireland  for nix long yearn before ho came'back  to his Scottish throne, and as Charles  II. was a wanderer upon tho face of  the earth when Cromwell was dictator  at Westminster, no Klncr David, on  account of the uprising of his mm Absalom, was a fugitive from his Jerusalem palace. It wns not a mere playful  squall whioh had stnwk his ship of  state, It was a tornado, which was  ripping the sails and making tho gun-  wnlen ������\nn under the foaming, raging  billows, King David's bend was In  dander. and the whole royal family  were menaam*\ bjr tne inaurrectjoo of  which this dlsHolute prlmie was the  lender.- The y-.unjr princes \tn the London Tower met tht **m* 1tlnd>ot *  fete whioh Prince Absalom had plan-  Oh, the meanness of not trying to do  all we can for those who are doing  everything for us! Some years ago  there joined my church one of the  bravest young women I ever knew.  Her father died when she was a young  girl. Then the executors robbed the  widowed mother of her all. The young  girl, who was brought up ������in lpxury,  went forth to earn her daily bread.  The mother never seemed to care or to  ���������realize-what-that-daugh|er-was-.doing__.  From morning until night she kept up  her neyer ending series, of complaints.  She complained about being left-a widow; she complained about loss of  money; she complained because she  had to live where she did and that her  daughter had to be away ail day long.  "But," I said one day, "madam, you  surely should be thankful for that girl  of yours. A nobler girl I never knew.  Of course you have to be alone, but  think of her down at the office working. It is not very pleasant for her."  "Yes," said the complaining old ladyj  "I suppose I ought to be thankful and  not complain, .but it is my disposition,  and I can't help it." Ah, me! How  many of us are like that dissatisfied  old lady! How many of us are like  King David! We brood over our misfortunes bo long that we not only make  life miserable for ourselves, but add  to the burdens of those who are striving to make our lives happy and blessed. ' ���������'*������������������������������������ r.   '     I  But King David was awakehed to  more than a sentimental realization of  his blessings. Gen. Joab gave to him  a moral and, spiritual galvanic shock,  which startled his hands,'his cars, his  eyes, as never before,' He made the  king leap tohlsfee't and stop his foolishness. Gen.'Joab practically Bald to  King David: "It ls not only mean and'  contemptible for you to Ignore the  sacrifices your peoplo havo mado for  you, but lt ls more, This foolish crying proves to tho world that you are  unfit to bo king. If you do not stop It  your best friends will turn against you.  Within a few weeks you will-have another' Insurrection upon your hands,  compared to which the.lato uprising  will seem only u plaything. You will  bo hurlod from your throne, and another will tnko your place, and that  rightly, for If a man does not do as  he ought to do tho world will throw  him aside, and he will, have no one to  blame but himself." Ab, that was a  bravo net of Gen. Joab I It wns ono  of tho bravest ncts'of his llfo, Ho was  willing, lf nocossnry, to saertflco his  own life In order that hlB frlond and  king might soo tho error of his ways  and guard against tho danger lurking  at his feet. Am ynu and I willing to  bo as truo to your friends as Joab was  to ,hlfl .king?  I It is easy to praise our friends when  ! thoy do right or to defend them when  they have injustice perpetrated against  thom. The story Is told that many  years ago the officers of the army of  tho King of Hanover refused to have  anything to do with a young, lieutenant  whn hnrx hi������en promoted on the field of  battlo for gallantry. They claimed  that he was not ttidr social .:>iuu! c\c.i  though the shoulder straps of a commissioned officer were his. The king  heard about tho boycott. The next  day at parade he called the young man  %m '.J... i.hlc.   Th", trnn In nrm with Ih*  lieutenant, he walked boforo tho whole  army assembled on dress parade. Then  that night, as his special guest, the  king took the young officer with him  to a banquet, Of course when the king  went arm In arm with the young man  the oth(?r officer* nt onre felt he was  not only their social equal, but a friend  well worth cultivating.  "Yes,"   l.iald  to myself aa I read that story. *how  . easy it Is for some of ua to walk arm  i In arm with our friends when they are  {doing right, but how hard  It la for  some of ui to take tha hands of oar  Go to them and rouse them out of  themselves by urging them to dosome-  tring for some one elsev. It was by  work that David overcaihe. his grief,  not by selfish tears and sob^ and weepings in the silence of his bedchamber.  But there is another fact I want you  to notice about Joab's upbraidment and  denunciation. He did not waste any  words about Other people's shortcomings. He did not go to the king and  say, "Now, David, Absalom was an  ungrateful dog. You ought to have  hanged him���������; long ago. < And those people who mutinied against you and  irfade you flee,from your capital ought  to be sought out arid punished." Oh,  no, Joab did not bother himself about  crying over the departed past. He  practically said to David: "Here, the  insurrection has taken place. An awful lot of damage has been done. There  is no use of talking about who caused  the difficulty. The one great fact we  ^Kant_tolsolve_isJji.o.TC_can_jg'e-gei_thg.  has abandoned shoes for sandals.  THE SUNDAY SCHOOL  LESSON XI, FOURTH QUARTER, INTER,  NATIONAL SERIES, DEC. 10.  kingdom back upon its old, stable foundation. It is not now a question who  set fire to your palace, but how we can  put' the conflagration out. -Now, you  .-..had: better .get-.out of this room as soon  as possible and get back to our capital  and pick up the reins of government  without one moment's delay." ��������� And  David returned and' came������tb fthe], Jordan and went back to Jerusalem. Are  you and I ready to do as did David?  Are,you trying to jump in and overcome the evil deeds of others instead  of sitting down and crying about them  and magnifying them?  But I must not close without drawing your attention to one. other fact.  The awakened king was not a young  man. He was not even, a middle-aged  man, I think his hair was.white and  his step was becoming slower with age,  and he knew lt. William E, Gladstone  said just beforo he gave up his English premiership, "I feel that the sands  of'my life are running out." King  David must have1 folt his sands of life  running away also, His grown children proved it, Absalom must havo  been a grown man, No more boy could  have had the brains or the power to  raise the insurrection which he did.  Absalom was evidently a fully developed man. This meant that David, as his  father, was probably past the fiftieth  milestone lf not nearlng his threescore  yerfrs of age. Now, methlnks, when  this Insurrection started, David lost  all his moral backbone. I can almost  hear him soliloquising something like  this:  "What is the use of my fighting? I  am an old man. If I were young, as  ln tho days whon I fought Oollath,  I could fight now; but, old nnd worn  out, thoro is not much uso, I think I  had bottor abdicate. It will only bo  a fow years at tho most, and thon I  must dlo." But Joab had nono of this  nonsense In him*. He camo to tho king  and practically said: "Your majesty,  your best days aro ahoad. Get up out  of this room and go to work, Your  last years .of reigning ovavlHrnol aro  to bo your best yoars." "Tvfy friends,  my mlddle-nged or whlto-halrod friends,  I bring to you'Joab's salutation, "Your  host days aro, ahead; up,,, and out."  , That, Is what your motto should bo.  Yoa, his and out nowl  You aro dlHCourngcd, llko David,  Things hnvo not been going right Jn  business, have thoy? Tho younger men  ln tho partnership want to push you to  tho wu]l? Don't you lot them do It.  Things have not beon going right In tho  home and In tho church. People say  you are an old fogy and that you look  Ut    UMfigrf    UUUUtfli   UliU<iUiUUU    hpCCtU.-  vhr, Don't yen lit them p\s -b yon  osldo. Who ought to be so well fitted  to lead and mold tho world as the mature middle-aged and white-haired  teachers or ministers or merchants or  churoh members? It i* a **ed cry  which the world In calling to-day: "Give  us young men! IM us have only young  men!" Tho voice of thn church and  thn voice of tho world should be the  voice of Joab: "Give us older men for  our loaders. Glvo us older men In the  pulpit nnd In thn pew and in legislative hall." The best days of King  David were h!������ InHt days'. The best  days of your earthly life, u aging num.  are ahead, although at tho present  time, as with David Just after Absalom's death, eondfifons mny teem tn  be black and almost hopeless. And I  aay thia with tht #r*-������������������������ confldenca  Text ot the Lesson, 2Veh. vlll, 8-18.  Memory Verses, 17, IS���������-Golden Text,  Lake xi,. 28���������Commentary Prepared  by Rev. D. M, Steams,  [Copyright; 1905,.by American Press Association.]  This'lesson should:.be one of special  interest "to all who are privileged to  attend Bible studies or conferences and  an inducement to others to do so. It  is an account of a seven days' conference for Bible reading, at which the  book of the law of Moses was read in  4he-heaiiing_pf~aIl_thCmen_and_jvomen_  who assembled from -. morning until  midday (verses 1-3, 18). Later in the  same month, on the 24th day, the people gathered again and read in the  book of the law of the Lord jtlieir God  one-fourth part :of'the day, and another fourth part they confessed5 and worshiped the Lord their God (chapter ix,  1-3). It was a time of a "real work of  the Spirit of God among "them, resulting in obedience and; in separation  from sin.  An account of the seventh month,  with its feasts of trumpets, atonement  and tabernacles, Is found In Lev. xxiil  and should be carefully studied In connection with this lesson. The three  might be summarized In such words  as these: Tho proclamation of the  forgiveness of sins causing great joy  to nil the people. Seo Acts xlil, 38, 89,  for a good comment.  Verso 8 of our lesson Is, I think, the  best definition of good reudlng that 1  have ever seen. I do not know why  lt might not be applied to singing also,  especially to solo or duet singing, or  such llko. But, If so applied, whnt about  the singing that does not come undor  this head? Well, away with It all. Lot  lt perish, for thore Is no placo for It ln  tho worship of God.  As to both the law and tho prophets,  God took caro that Iho words should  bo vory plainly writton, so thnt those  who rend might run to oboy (Pout,  xxvll, 8; Ilnb. II, 2), Tho necessity  of understanding tho word nml how  to understand it mny bo learned from  Mntr, xlll, If), fil; xvi, It, ll; Acts viii,  ,10; Hob. xl, 3; Iv, 2. Whnt shnll he  siiiil of the sermons and essays wlik-li  fow of tho hearers can understand, hut  which nro supposed to Indicate superior talent on tho part of the  wpeiiker? Snd It Is, but Iruo, Hint (here  ore many who, llko the 6ld Scotchwoman, consider such efforts very  leiirned simply bocnuso Ihoy would not  pri'Kiiiiio to understand thorn.  Tho word of God Is quick nnd powerful, discerning lhe thoughts nnd Intents  of the heart (Hob, Iv, 12); honco the  people mourned nud wept as by the  words of the book thoy snw their  sin beforo God (verso Oj. Tho Spirit  of God convinces of sin nnd of right-  etiusncHH nnd of Judgment (John xvi,  8-11), nnd without conviction of sin nnd  penitence thero can bo no ronl blessing.  mo mtht, ui wtnujicii* on un him *!������������.������  of iho n...iidh xvuh tilnuyn to ,������������������".'.->;>!i������Jfi]  by uu offering mado by fire (Lev. 2!V  2r������). nnd nil offerings pAlnteil to Him  who wns mado sin for us, through  whom nlono tliere Is forgiveness.   Tin-  exhorted to rejoice been use of the redemption provided, nnd, being mnde to  understand, they did rejoice nnd made  grout mirth nnd helped to mnlie others  Kind <HM2������. Ho who wild, "I delight  tt do Thy will, O my fJod" (V.. *tl, 8;  Ileh. x, 7), snid to Ills disciples the  nfghf ti"f'*������re Ife KUfTored- "Tliem, thln;r������  hnve l s|Kikett uiitu you that my Jwy  might remnln In you nnd tbnt yoxir Joy  might he full." "Ask nnd ye ahull receive, tlmt yoar joy might be full"  (John xv. 11; xvi, 24). The joy of tb*  Lord is associated with the salvation  of His people In Isa. xil, 2, 3; xxxv, V  4; lxl, 10. See also the joy in Luko ir.  There are many In our day who profess to be the redeemed of the Lord��������� '  whether tliey are or 'not the Lord  knows���������who seem to think that real  happiness is inconsistent with .what  they call religion and endeavor to find  authority for their gloominess In the  words, "Blessed are they that mourn,"  not noticing the context. There an  also sonic who really do receive and  trust In the Lord Jesus nnd His great  atonement, but thoy, do not seem t������T  find the joy of thc Lord notwithstanding Uom. xv, 1.3; v, 1. 2; vlll, 18; I  Pet. 1-8, nnd many other similar words.  It -mist be because of some failure o������  their part to become occupied with ,  Jesus only nnd rest on His word.  As the people hoard the words out  of the book from day to day tliey  learned that thoy were expected to  keep the Feast of Tabernacle (Lev.  xxiii, 33-43), and they did so for th������  first time since the days of, Joshua ���������  (verse 17), and there was very great  gladness. This feast would recall how  God. had cared for them all through the  wilderness journey. See Deut. vilL  2-4. We are so apt to forget Ills  mercies. There are so many for wfiom  nothing seems to be prepared (verse  10). God has made the same provision  for all, but He has put tlie matter-of  making it known or passing it on in  the hands of those, who have heard,o  saying, "Let him tbnt heareth say'  come" (Rev. xxil, 17), and because we  Who have heard are disobedient or indifferent millions who might be saved  If they only knew about it are still  perishing. Well may He say to us,  "Is it nothing to you?" (Lam- 1-12.)  There is a word in chapter vii, 64,  concerning some whose names could  not be found on the register, and they  Were therefore, as polluted, put from  the priesthood. It is wholly a secondary matter to have our names, on a  so called church register, but it is all  Important to have our names in the  Lamb's book of life (Luke x, 20: Rev,  xx, 15). If they are not there an awful doom awaits us, and if tliey are-  there and we believe (Rev; xx, 15) hovr  can we help sending; the gospel to  those who have never"'""1?  Women and Tobacco.  Master Prynne, the weak, well meaa*  ing Puritan who in 1633 wrote an at*  -tack���������upon-the_stage,Atells_us_that���������hi-  bis day tobacco pipes were offered t������~  ladies at the theater In lieu of apples  between the acts. A French traveler  M. Torevin de Rocbefort, who published his journal in 1677, confirms  this by telling us that ho found smoking a general custom in England, as  ���������well among women, as among men.  Both sexes, he 'adds, hold .that Ufa  without tobacco would be intolerable  "because, tbey say, It dissipates ths  evil humors of the brain."  When ladies stopped smoking tbey,  took to snuff. Women of quality about  a century ago would not stir without  their snuffboxes, beautifully enameled  receptacles of perfumed mild rappee.  Lord Bollngbroke said of Queen Anna  and her grace of Marlborough: "Tht  nation is governed by a pair of snuff*  [ ers. No wonder the light of its glory,  is extinguished!"���������London ..Standard. '  Hott theNntmeg Grqvrs,  "A nutmeg tree,'* said the. gardener,  "looks like a laurel. The nutmeg tret  begins to bear at the ago of ten yeara.  It keeps on bearing until It Is ninety.  The fruit resembles nn apricot, and  when ripe it bursts opon, showing at Its  heart the black nutmeg inclosed lnt  network of scarlet. Tho nutmeg after  plucking must be dried, It Is dried  over a slow fire, and tho process Is tedious, It often occupies two months.  Beforo shipping tho nutmegs nro al*  ways stooped In sen wntor nnd llmei  This Is to protect thorn from iusocle.  They have nothing but Insects fo four.  In nn Insect proof condition they koep  ���������well, they keep practically forever." .  Jtisf Street*.  ,(Tho highest street In the world,"  said a globe trot tor, "is Main street la  Denver, tho richest !������ Fifth nvofiue in  Now York, tho widest Is Market street  in Pliihidclphln nud tlie Nhortcst Is the  Ruo Bio In Paris, Thin street Is only,  twenty feet long. The dirtiest street  ln Tchnngtsl in Nankin, the cleanest  Is the Via Cnstlle In Seville, tho mast  aristocratic is Grosvenor plnco, London; thc moNt bountiful Is tlit? Avenue  des Clin nips Mlysces, Pnrls, Tho narrowest street Is Via Sul, Havana, whlcli  hns a width of forty-two Inches. The  ugliest street is eomddcrcd by many  fnvettrn nrffsts nml nrehttnef* In lie  Brnndwny, Now York, with Its skyscrapers,"  Wnr.nv*'. "SorJul Oln..,f  The town of Warsaw, Russia, may,  ho   enlled   tbe   milk   ormlneor*'   l������Wen.  Thoro Is probably nowhere such ft  "milk town." Restaurants are but lit*  tie frequented. On the other hnnd, tlie  public frequents the various dairies It  great numbers in order to chnt witfc  Mends or rend the newspapers to the  accompaniment of black or white coffee or a glass of cold or warm milt  To close a bargnin or to tnlk business  tbe milk saloon Is resorted to. Chest  and billiards are allowed to be jdayei  il these recognised placet e< noWc t������  sort-London Timet.  *%* JAPANESE  '    KICK  at a Low Price,  Wholesale and Retail.  Sweet and Clean quality  60 lbs....... $2.65  K* ABE  No. 5 Japtown,... .Cumberland B.C*)  For CAN DIES  Novelties,   Pictures,  Frames and cleaning  of frames.  D.   HUNDEN  Cumberland  Morrochi Bros,  BAZBBS  "DREAD. Cakes and Pies delivered daily to any part of City.  TOLL STOOKOF _   GrOCert&l  C. H. TARBELL,  High Grade stoves  and all Kitchen Requirements  SPORTSMENS GOODS  & GENEilAl/HARDWARE  ���������o-  ex^t'iikNCB.  ',-/  ATENTS  *v  TRADE MARKS*  DE8IQNS,  0OPVRIQHT8 A.O,  Anyone ������endln(j a sketch and description may  quickly,aacertAln, free, whether au Invention Is  probably patentable, Communications strictly  punBdentlal, Oldest wrency iorseflurlni* patonts  in America.   Wa havo a Washington office.  ���������' Patonts taken through Munn A Co. receive  S&eclul notioe lu tbo  8GIENTIFI0 AMERICAN,  iMntifuIiy illustrated, lamest circulation at  .spy selentltlo journal, weekly, terms 98.00 ayety  11,60 sis months.   Spoclmen copies and UAJI0  Book ON Patents sont tne. Address  MUNN  A CO.,  361 BroaUwav, Kew York*  Goto  Th* Wronsr Roans.  "White spending a vacation at Bed������  ford Springs. Pa., some years ago,"  said a Baltimore lawyer the other day,  "I went late one olgbt to my room, a*  I supposed, unlocked tbe door end was  startled by a woman's screams. 1 realised at once that 1 bad got Into the  wrong room. Tou may be sure I did  not waste any time getting out Into  the corridor, locking the door agalr  snd entering my room, which happen*  ed to be the next one.  "While I was doing this the woman  continued screaming, alarming the  whole hotel. A crowd soon gathered,  and wben tbe woman could be persuaded to open the door she declared  there was a man in her room. Of  course no Intruder was found, and, as  the door waa locked wheu the crowd  gathered, the lady was told thut she  must have had a nlghtmure and Imagined she saw a man (u her room. !  kept quiet, and every one else ln the  hotel wbb convinced that the lady's im-  sanation had worked upon ber fears."  Popalavr Wmmtmee Xotlaan.  How often do we hear the remark  'We shall have rain, the atmosphere  Is so heavy." The reverse is true.  Wben one sees smoke hanging from a  chimney, with a tendency to sink to  the ground, lt Indicates tbat the atmosphere te light���������In fact, too light to  float the smoke. When the smoke  rises from the chimney, lt indicates a  heavy atmosphere. A column of smoke  Is not a bad barometer, for a burometer  simply records the pressure of the atmosphere. When the atmosphere la  light and the smoke settles, the pressure on the mercury ls light, and the  column falls, indicating storm. When  the atmosphere Is heavy and the smoke  rises', the pressure ls greater and the  column rises. Indicating fair,weather.  Pleasure seekers and others before  starting out should therefore watch  the smoke.  The Three D'������.  **Down tn Greensboro," said a Citizen  of that North Carolina town. "1 knew  three 'drummers.' They seemed to be  boon companions. The first one traveled for a tnrge brewing coin puny lu Baltimore, and the second represented a  wholesale drugbouse in the west  These two men. while going through  ���������the 8outh,~fell-ln-w.lth.a-man_w,ho_w.as.  veiling coffins to undertakers in the  country towns. When the trio reuched  Greensboro to spend Sunday -you  know all the 'drummers' eorm������ Into  Greensboro to spend Sunday-th^y hud  already been christened the threw D'a-  Drluks, Drugs and Death.  A tXeyal Temaetr.  Frederick 1. of Prussia wus killed by  fear. His wife was Insune. and one  day sbe escaped from her keepers and,  dabbling ber clothes in blood, ruslinl  upon ber husband while he wns doxinn  In bis chair, King Frederick Imagined  ber to be the white lady whose ghost  was believed to appear whenever the  death of r member of the royal ftuully  was to occur, aud be was throwu Iuto a  fever and died ln six weeks.  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST-0T,ASS  CANDY, FfUflTH,  0K1ARS & TOBACCOS.  mil -1 ,'.<. II "li  I  ��������� li Ul.l   lil.S   I1  rm  HARNESS  ll WILLARD is prepared to  VV ��������� fill say (Mem for Flue or  Heavy lUrnww, st short notioe.  The Attraction  Gladstone told Lord Bona Id Gowit  that oue������ when he visited Home be uo-  ���������'ld*nuii:, (net Mseaulay, who Intro*  <f ������������������* himself to tba statesman. Un  Uacnomy's tolling bim that he took a  dully walk In St Peter's, Gladstone  asked bim what most attracted bim lo  thai place. "Tbe temperature," wus  '.be answer.  WILLARDDOT,     Cumberland,  For Kalsomining,. Paper-hanging  Glcuiilfc   and     PaililiiiK.        See  RTCH'D. MCGREGOR,  Cumberland Hotel.  NOW IN ITS J'tfa YEAR  Tne IiHMltBft mining- iwrtorftcAl ot  On% world, with tne ntrongrtt *ttturink  .lag nt any tooimlanl publication.  Subscription 19,00 ft foag (tncluit-  it.������r V. H��������� flftu������M������n, Xo*toan pr*xaai������.  Sample oopjr trot, lead for Book  Catalogue,  rfMjraTMH orfire  101 Peert Street. Hew Vet*  Very Likely.  Sister 8no-ln my new play, Mr. Don-  lelii tbe bero and the villain are to  light a duel.  bnnlela-Aad wbo will get tbe wont  ���������f Itt  Jirother  Tom-Tbo  audience  sieurnt et Rant l������olsonm#.  A vory curious Item In toxicologic!!  lore I chuncud to light upon, wrote  George Augustus Bala In one of his let-  tors, may be called tbe foat of paton*  UiR'bjr slolgbt of hand. Tou were Jealous of a lady, nnd yoo wished to kill  bor. Wall, yoo asked ber to lunch, sud  you caused a very aloe peach to be  served at doisnrt Tou out lbs fruit  with a golden knife, one side of tbe  blade of which was enduod wltb a  deadly poison. Yuu presented the pol-  soiled half of the peach to Ihe lndy  who ute It wltb uidub relish and then  dropped down dead.  The wholesome hnlf you ste your  self mul In ur lied In ycir sleeve and  went ou slicing mor** peavbei for tbe  lames of wUutu jwu ivi.it- Jt-aSoHl till  fon Htre found out nnil broken on tht  wheel. Aye, there's the rub! What  high eld times we might bave. to be  ���������ure, but for that plaguy contingency  of bolng found out!  Cost ef N������rT������itt*ff Wisest.  1%e expense of hsrruittinf a thousand  serwi of wheat Is not more than $1100  Thli amount it excluiirt, of course, ot  tbe planting. The plowing of a field costs  $1 per acre. If the whest reiser if  wealthy, be will purchsse a steam plow  and do the work of plowing himself, thus  tsvlng one of the bljrtrMt Items of et-  pense. To drill tbe whest in tbe (truant  costs 10 cents per acre, while seed costs  aboot RO cents s bushel, three peeks being  need for eacb acre.  M. J. HENRY'S '  Nurseries. Greenhouses  and Seed houses.  Vancouver B. C.  Headquarters for Pacific Coast  Grown garden, flower and field  New crop now i". and on test in  our Greenhouses.     Ai������k your mer������  chant for them, in sen led package.  lf he doesn't handle Hum we will  mail  f>0 Assorted 6c Packages of Vegetable and l''l"wer 8cid>, (our own seleo������  tion) Huitablo (nr B C (tardans  For $1 OG  SPECIAL PRICES ON YOUR BULK  SEEDS  H.C. GROWN FRUIT AND   T .  ORN AM ENT \L TREES  Now ready for Spring shipment.  Extra nice stock of 2 & 8 year  AppleTreeF������ $20 00 per 100  *������        "   @      $180 00 per 1,000  Maynard Plum, $1 00 eaoh  .'tnliau Prune, 2 yr,fine, $25 per 100  Su^ar Ptune, 2 yr. fine, $30 per 100  Full hst of other stock at regular prices  No expeube, Ioub or delay of fumigation 0  inspection     Let uie price your list before  plttcing your order  Greenhouse plants* Floral Work, flee Sup  plies, Fruit Packages, Fertilizers eto  Catalogue   Fj-ee.  M. J. HENRY  3010 Westminster Road  Vancouver *?. C.  When In Courtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Every conveni������n',e for guests.  The Central Hotel for Sportsmen  NonebuUl^Besrof"WVn^s-anrd-~biqu()rs-  at thf Bar.  RATES  REASONABLE  John Johnston.     Prop.  ���������������     ���������������������������     ���������-���������������������������������������������������������������������������������     ,���������������������������������������������������������������  WILLI/VMS BROS  Liverv Stable  s  TKAM8TKKB AND   DltAYMKN     '.  a  Single and Double rigi. ;  vou Hire. All Orders !  Promptly   Attended to    ;  Third St,, Cumberland,BC*.   j ui *-|- n     111    ""~    -   When in Cumberland  ,.__............. ^  STAY AT THE   V EN DOME.  K8t    AU, CONVKNIKNCKH  VOU OVKSTA,  FOR PRESENTATION  PURPOSES.  SOLID GOLD WATCHES  SOLID GOLD CANES  DRESSING CASES  CUT GLASS and  STERLING SILVER.  Inscription Engraving free and at  short notioe. ^"���������"���������������������������������������������p^  P.   STODDART.  Watchmaker   and Jeweller,  WaVerly fjotel  First-Class Accommodation  .... at Seasonable Bates....  BEST OF WINES & LIQUORS.  S. SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.  INTERESTING        INSTRUCTIVE  "CORRECT  ENGLISH-  HOW TO USE IT."  A Monthly VI.vuazink Dkvotkd to ?bx  *:'���������"������������������ Usk,ok Kxumsoi.  . JuSKVHINB   ihllCK l>AKi.K,   Ellltor.  Partial Contents for this Month.  Cuiir.ft."ii'. Enuli-h f-r the B-;iin.-r.  Cuiir.r in English tot the Advan.^d Pupil  How to Ii crease Oiik'r Vocabulary.  The Ait ot Conversation. ��������� ���������<-  SinMil.i himI Would:   How t,, U*': th������m.  ���������Pt<i(iii..<:..tions (Centnry iMoti.ui&r)).  Cor'rf.ci Eii^h.-'li in .Us H'in..  -G.������ri-������ut-Ei-gli.ih-in-th������r-Sch-������>lt������������������������������������i~���������  Wh������t to >*������y .nd Wlut N"t to Say.  Com*, iu L".irr*W'riti������(> Mid Pnuotuition.  Alpii il>r k list of Abiirtivntiou., .  Mii-m   ��������� E iili.-l) for-h'- Hniiieii Van  Conn ��������� nd Word:   Ho������ tu Write Thetu.  Stui.i    iu English Lircratur  hlKBAKIH SOPPMKI) WITH  Best Liquors and Cij;ars  0 OaNNBH  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOUOC  Livery  Teaming  I am prepared   to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming at  reasonable rateu.  ������ D. KILPATRICK  C CUMHEUUNl)  5 O OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  CITYOPCUMBERLAND  STATEMENT  For Year Ending Deo. 31st 1905.  Jan 1. 1905. Cath io Bank I 804*S  Trade Lumoovb, ....... $1,757 80  Road las,... ...... ..H  374 00  Real Kettts Tax $1,103 ������������  SaleofHorw,..,......,$    8000  Scale Aoooont, ,..$    '4375  Scavenger Aocount..... .$1,033 00  Hall Kent,...; ....$    4700  Rent Isolation Hospital, .$    7 75  Police Coart  .| 100 50  Side Walk, ..9    84 30  UogTas,.  $    6400       '  Pound Aowuat, ..I      600  H63170  TOTAL,     TSIaWSS  ���������EXPENDITURK.���������  AdrertUutg Aooount, $ W 70  Dog Tags...... ....$   300  Dratu Avoouut, .| 37 ������5  Tool Acoonut,............. $   9 40,;..  Conuoil Chamb-r, |   8 50  Elecaou Accouut $ 72 00  Pire Proteotioa Account,. .$393 89  Refund Road Tat ...I 1200  Stable Ac. tor 1 Horse,.. .|22.'j 00  Water Rites ........$   600  Blacksmith's Rep.  .S 11145  $1 11 Year.  Bend 10c for sample copy  CUi.KKlfENfilbH, Evanston, III.  BYBON 0K&.WI01ID'  (Ol'RTENAY, B.C.,  i^RKEDRR of    olstein Cattle, Ches-  ter White Pigs,,   Barred Plymout  Rocks, &.c,  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  Horse Feed, $142 50  Lighting Accounts���������  Court House, t li 00  Hall.;...... ..$63 00  Streets, $36000  SuypUes,        ..$58 70  ScaTcuger Account,  .$. 14 30  Hall Account..    ...124 81  Health Ao , Officer,..... .$126 00  Health Ac, Sundries,.....$   2 15  Isolation Hoapiial, $62 81  Office Account:���������-  Auditor, 1904,  .$ 10 00  Premium Clerk's Bund, .$ 6 00  Suppi'irs,  ............ .*> 22 63  Polic. Court,.". ... ,$/ft v5  Interest on overdraft,... $   6 35  Coai   ....$1600  lunurauccPrcttiiuui, 1908,$ 53 00  ItujuMt,...............$ 1000  Downturn July"12,  .$ 2^ 00  Adv.nutUK ..$   v 00  Sundrte.,.......... t   ���������* !J5  E. Priest, surveying,,. .$ as 00  School Accrual.....,. .^0i>4 60  Sidewalk  Accuuu',;... .$3wd o*J  H*tuua ii- -1 E tau. $   ������ iy  Wag's Ao.;-U'.t:���������  U.-H.������r������.al   1.is., li.uk.,   L  V\ . iNuuu.,...,  J.iiioa Ab(������iii������,.,  .$96,100  . $Sl������'#W IH>  i'Zioot)  ,$ioo 00  $5,3'<5 78  f   i*������������5  ���������A8SKIU  Due *n 8. ���������*angoiing Aco't.   f 105 0*9.-)  "   **. Real Kstatr Aoo't.     *lbl *\i  ������������������. *"SMa^alk Aco't. 6 .0  0  AM'mAtf  I hereby certify that I l^ye ei-  Aminecl tins iiooki ituil voucher* ol  tho U.ty ul Vuuilxtlaud   *hi������,   ftud  theuQ correct ai& a* rex i-titi ahuVt),  F. A. ANLKY. Ci-y Audiu.r,  :   Uutub rUud B.C. Jan. 5,1U06.  . .SMOi\J������ ���������'-.,..:  "CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A U.NlQ.NMAIir. CIOAK  rom thk-t������������������:;;���������  Cuban Cigar Factory  K. J, BOOTH, Proprietor,  Union   x    Hotel  ICnuliMh 4 x BURTON always ou tap j   alio, ths fsmevs I1ILWAUKKR  ,    BKKRS-Aiiheussr, liohsmlsu, Sohlits, Ao.      "OLD OHKY BKARU"  SCUTCH WHISKY,        Boat Wines and Liquors of all kinds.  The Boarding sad Lodging D������psrttn*ut, under ths immediate inpsriatsadsnos ol Mm  ��������� Davis, will Im (ounrt First olast in Sfsrjr Nspsst,  RATEB,       $1 00 por day upwardi.  Campbell's : BAKERY  A tint ������������������ImUmi of 0AX1I *\m*y* oa hud.  71MB BBXAD w<Uf *\*>f.  Orders for iPKOUL OASXI protnptljr ttteadsd to,  Dunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland. THE Cl MB1 BI.A>D^EV fc  Issued Every Tuesday.  i'-'  W. p. AN������ERSCK, ���������'-'     - -      MOK  tm.r  ������  Tho columns of Thk Nkws ar������ open to all  who wish to express therein views o nit-  tors of publio interest,  While we do not hold oursolvos re <��������� in������i>  bio (or the utterauces of oorreipondem*, we  eservtt tho right of declining to loser  ���������miuunientious unneeossaiily personal.  ~- y   ��������� __ ' _    11   j_   -  WEDNESDAY,, Febmary 7   2906  Kspimait i Hanaimo Rj  3. s. "Oity of Wanaimo.'  vicrroaaiA���������ccMcac    feovrs  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling <tt North .Saanich  Cowichan Bay, Maple Hay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  or passeft^^rs offer.  LesveF Nanaimo Tuesday, 5 p.m., for  Union Bay and Cumox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., fot  Union Bay and Nanaimo;  Leaves N.wunno Thursday, 7 .a.m.,.for  Comox and way ports.  Leave Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  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Do yonr work w#ll. Vou  will feel better snd stand higher In the  estimation of the man yon wark for.-*  Atchison t J lobe.  Trlrka ������f tho Trai*.  If you And mn pio twig* and fraf.  Bents of lea vps In yonr "maple" sirup,  foo rosy feel pretty suro that It is aa  Imitation or has beaa sdnltonttodr People whonakf the puresrtU-Je wnMt to  market oh-sin. The bent fcutter dove not  have hslr tn it to prare that It was  umde from vows'..nilIk." Ktralnrd honey  with hits of comb In It is sitbji*! to tbe  en inr snxjilfloii. ToiiiaU* figs With a ftg  Imf ������it top af th* boa ui.aitpther l������  Stance ;- ,y; -. -V-  Cumberland  Hotel  .    COR. IHTNSMimi avknui  AJSD    .SECOND    STUErCT.  CUMBERLAND  B. ���������.  aMhh J. II. Pikbt. r'mprietrtWR.  When in Cunibcriiuul l-e 8tir<  and stuy ut th������ CttmlwrlUnd  Hotel, t'irut-ClusB Atrcouioda-  Hon lor t.unHitmt and jjurivtan-  ont IxiitrderB.  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DrTpnrr orTiii.'.TlIiB"C0rTl_Clrttti'^Uor-  ���������&L*-r  "NEWS" n������ T W- Oo.  ..    Cumberland      B. C.  The Great English ltistsnidy.  A positive curo for all (orilis of  w.w,-w     Poxual WoftknoBH, M011U1I and  itruut *.������ib Afr������u Brain Worry, Emissions, Spermatorrhoea, Impolenoy. Moots of Abaao or  'Craess, all of whlcli loiul to Conniiiuptloa,  liiflrmltr, lnhiiulty and an 01111/ erare.   1'rlco  i I psr pic*., nil for 8fl,  Ono will plouso, nix will  ��������� i*t,'- HoT4byttlldrURKlBts or mailed in *sloin  (cixffoonruoolptof prioo. Writofnr Pamphlet.  Wood Medlolno Co., Wioduor, Qatar 10,  Vhelr Slnule TbouRht.  Hook-Tliat .vomit; -mniTi.'d cunpl*  np|>ear to he two souls with out a  nIukIc thought.  Nye Ywh 11* ttilnUs ti������"������ tt������������* only  thins od eui-ib, aud sUu ajjn-ei. wdii  aim.  Vht* Early nee Pollinates the t-'ntlt.   I  .;��������� Kxpcrluii'Ms  nmile  some  time duo  at th������������ Mlchljjnn ���������AHfrlcuJturul colh-ue  \  showeil tlmt the bc'i; wen- nltoy.-'.ifr  j  thi. onrlli'Si  lnsoctn out; thut  at  tlit)  lime lhe average frull tree,Is In lilomr.  It Is too early in lhe spring for oth. r  lii-eets to be of auy value for fruit pol  l!-i .stlou.  The TAILOR  for vOur next Suit ot clothes.  Style.  .Olit     Hi,   iil'..i������rf X-l'i0e8 ���������  Pil.tr     flUO  tip  Suiis   $18 00 up  Overcoats $12.50 up  Mt unci Workmanship  Ciuarahteed.'  DAVIS   BLOOK.  WATSON'S  t 1  -���������>  1 ..s������*-..v  m,<; ^  y.>W.,i ,{.*x ni'\iy,a'..-''. f  -������������������ ~ '   \\,%)fr\vteifl, '  Sing of Scotch Whiskies  The HUDSON'S BAY OO,  Sole Agents for % O*  ���������������% The Heiress of  Cameron Hall.  BY LAURA JEAN LIBBEY  JaxtXbot of "Mas Middletons Love*/* "A Fart  age," ''Daisy Brook*" Ete* Etc  Maftt-  Continued from last week.  A strange, cold thrill of'heavy dis-  eppointmcnt broke like a wave over  Helena Cameron's heart as she stood  there.  "Could even the deepest love bridge  ever a dishonorable act?" she asked  herself, shiveringly. Could Frederick  Castleton, who had seamed to her tho  -very soul of honor, counsel her to  forsake the man to whom God had  joined her, even though she did not  love him? She was Mark's wife, and  Mark's wife she would remain until  the angel of death released her. She  would go far away and live her life  out alone; she would not fly with  Frederick and seek a divorce. The  very thought appalled her pure  young soul.  She would go to Mark's room, bid  bim a silent good-bye, then go quiet-  Iv away and livo her lonely'life out.  Although M>rk had come so strangely  between her and the man sho loved,  yet she never for one moment regretted that his life had been spared.  Poor Mark,  who loved her so well!  Silently she .entered that darkened  chamber, her little feet making no  sound upon the thick velvet carpet,  a,nd crept up to the bedside.  Tho doctor, believing his patient  asleep, had stolen softly from the  room, and Mark was, as he believed,  quite alone.  A low moan broke from his,lips,  i.nd peering breathlessly from her  screen behind the silken hangings,  Helena could .see that there were  tears on his long dark eyelashes.  ���������"I am to live," he moaned, .feebly,  "live to curse the life of the one be-  i-ig on earth whom I .would die to  ���������make happy; live to be a barrier between Helena and the man she loves;  live to know that she hates me and  *will"TuFnElTe���������h"oui- TOe^strugglea.-BacK"  to the heart that should have been  stilled in death. Oh, why did I not  die before these vo.ws were spoken?  Then she would have been free! Oh,  Helena, love of-iny'soul!���������my beautiful young wife, whoso white arms  have never . lain around my neck,  whose cheek has never pressed mine,  vou will never know how my heart  oleeds for you. How I repent of tho  mad thought that prompted me to  plead with yc>u to link your bright  young life to 'mine."  A moan that was most pitiful to  hoar broko from his white lips, and  h������ went on in the bitterest of sorrow: ,   ���������  "What ls .mv life and my poor  blind, worshipful love to yon, my  queen���������I, whose mad love has been  your doom? But I will repair tho  terrible wrong I have dono you.  "b ou shall be free my heart's love���������  yes, you shall bo fred at thd'cost of  my.own poor, worthless llfo!"  He put out his feeble hands toward  the doctor's modicino caso that lay  within reach on the marble table  near by, nnd grasped ono of tho  vials, and hold it up in tho flickering  light, murmuring faintly: "Ho said  ono drop of this gavo strength, and  ten meant death���������swift, sure, and  with but one fierce throb of. pain.  Ton drops, then, shall bo my portion; nnd^e T drink it, let tho sweat  thought s'ustain mo thnt I am giving my lifo���������yes my lifo���������to mako  my darling happy, for she will Uion  wed the man whom sho loves.  Sho will novor know that  her happiness was purchased  with my life ��������� never know Unit  my InRt words Wore: "Oh, lovo of  my heart, my beautiful young wife,  farowpll!"  lio raised His vlnl quickly to his  lips, Its crystal rnntonts Hushing llko  gloaming pearlh In tlio flickering  light, but it wns dnshed from his  prnsp by two ice-cold hands, nnd a  thrilling cry primed through tho  strange silence of the room.  "Oh, Mark, niy liimlmnd! live for  my Knko!" Two white arms llnw  Hlntut. his ni'cU, and a, lluuuruig voice,  lluil. tiuiih'il Mark's In .nl to tho  very ciifi-, MtbU-il out, "Murk, 1 ���������  I  lovo ynu!"  In that ono supreme moment Um  trills hnn \\,is awakened as it, had  ll������K'l bein awakened before, When  one moment's sili-iii'.! would hu\e gi������--  en let- \\i.r hi'iirt's ileKlre ��������� Iiim' f i ��������������������� ������������������  ! (loin  hack  again���������sho had awakened  to   llie   l rulll,      ,\.ill K,   lli'l'   ,S'< in*   ii'n-  bunts lile, wun id ai'iT to her    than  (ill   tlie   e.-orhl   Im'kUIi*  Yes,  she  loved     lilm,  this    noble,  heroic ynnng  huxhniid  wph the until  i i   '  ��������� :. I,    ,,ll  -.-.  %*, , ,..,-..  tile  ptisKitaiute  l.)V'i<  of  her  heart,  "Oh.   Mark,"  sl;������ .subbed.     "I have  heard nil'     I.ho fur my mike ��������� wo  will be nil  tho World lo each other.  Oh, Murk, .Mark!"  "Helena, my    wife!    Oh, Heavon,  can  thiit  ! ������������������   tfio."   It"  gn<-["l,     "nr  shall I wtM.0 and find this but     tho  fiaino dreni:<  th,,'   r  !>.'>v- lived    over  and over ttKain mj often in the pa-i.'  Helena, my lovoly young wife, with  her arms about   my neck, Ikt   soft  cheek pressed against mlno,    telling  oi* shs loves mo?    If   this is but  a  crowning blespirer of "The Heiress of  Csjxieron Hall."  THE END. ,  Oh, Helena, has my great love won  you at last?"  CIIAPTEU XU.  An hour later Helona received a  note from Froderick Castleton as she  was sitting by Mark's bedside���������a  note containing but these few words:  "Helena, I ask" you, for the last  time, will you come?"  And the answer that Frederick Castleton received as he paced his room  up and down was:  "My place through life is by the  side of the husband I have learned to  love, thank God, with all my heart.  I send this with my husband's approval.  "Mrs. Mark Forrester."  "Who can understand tho heart of  women!" he cried,,crushing the note  down deep into his breast-pocket. Ho  never knew why Helena's heart had  changed so completely toward him in  one short hour.  Frederick Castleton left the.hotel  that same afternoon. '*���������"'-���������.���������,  Two months later Helena ancl  Mark, who had fully recovered under  his lovely young wife's "careful nursing, were crossing the blue Atlantic  bound for "Home, swept home."  And one fine sunshiny morning  saw them comfortably ensconced in,;  the little love of a cottage .on.:. the  Jersey Heights that Mark had onpe  before placed in readiness for th'!s  same little bride, and there they will  remain until the lioney-moon 'is over,  and until the grand .stone mansion  Mark has just purchased for'his-beautiful young' wife shall be in readiness.    '.'.   ,������������������'. ���������-...���������,,,  Mark has .wealth and fame now,  and his beautiful pictures, are widely  sought. And many who do not know  the handsome millionaire artist's  story wonder why he can paint, so  ���������trxie-to-mxtureT-tlte-different^stages-of-  Love's ^swcot, bewitching dream ���������  its hopes, fear's, despair and ultimate realization.  . People speak of Mark's pictures as  painted poems of ,lo-veV-." ���������        ���������   ���������  * #        * ' -   ������        # *���������     '  - CHEST ^DEVELOPMENT.  Take Exercise and Use a Good Fleah  Making Cream.  Nothing is better for chest development than swinging Indian clubs or  using dumbbells. Exercise for ten  minutes night and morning. At the  same time apply to the skin a flesh  making cream made of one and one-  quarter ounces of lanolin, one-eighth  of an oun^e of spermaceti and one-  quarter ounce of fresh mutton tallow,  one ounce of cocoanut oil, one ounce  of sweet almonds, one-quarter dram of  tincture of benzoin, one ounce of extract of Portugal and five drops of oil  of neroll.  To mix melt the flrst three ingredients In an earthern dish set In a basin  of hot water. When liquid stir in the  cocoanut oil with a silver, .fork and  then the almond oil, first removing  from the heat. Slowly add the Portugal extract, beating all the time, and  then the neroll, putting in the benzoin  last.  Use as cold cream, beginning to rub  at the middle of the throat, drawing  the fingers down to the under arms.  Afterward rub from the side of the  throat over to the shoulders.  and Cable  News off Interest  From Other Lands  Canadian Cattle for Chicago Show.  Washington.T-The United States  secretary of agriculture has issued an  .amended order providing for ,the importation of- Canadian cattle, \ sheep,  and swine for exhibition purposes at  the International live stock exhibition  atc Chicago, Dec, 16 to 28. The order  exempts Canadian cattle from the  tuberculine test provided they are  accpmpariled by a .certificate from a  Canadian official veterinarian, stating  them to beiree from disease, and  that all sueh cattle not sold in the  United States are to be returned immediately to Canada at the close of  the exposition. Such cattle sold here  will be subject to this test. All shipments are to be made direct to the  exposition grounds and not .unloaded  in any public stock yard.    *--^ /  TEETHING TROUBLE.  SEWING HINTS.  , Always use double thread for gather-"  tag-  Always use as fine a thread and  needle as the garment will allow.  When threading your needle make  the knot on the end broken from the  spool.  .The rule for frilling is one and a  quarter the length of the edge to be  trimmed.  .In facing-a sleeve turn It and place  "the facing' inside the Bleeve before sewing It on.  Gathers should always be set on the-  right side, but never with a needle.  Use a large pfn".  When sewing on a button place the  knot .on the right side of the cloth directly under the button.  In sewing a seam put the stitches  closely together, but lightly, into the  cloth,  being careful  not to pull  the  Jhread tight, as this causes the seam  Teething Is generally accompanied  by nervousness, irritability "Hnd  stomach disorders, which may lead  to serious consequences if not  .promptly treated. Baby's Own Tablets is the best medicine in the world  for teething children. They allay the  inflammation inr the tender swollen  gums, correct the disordered stomach, and'help the-teeth through painlessly: Mrs...T, Nutt, Raymond, Ont.,  says: "-��������� My baby suffered terribly  while teething, but as soon as I began giving him Baby's Own Tablets  he improved in every way and is  now;.a bright, healthy child." The  Tablets also cure colic, constipation,  diarrhoea, indigestion, simple fevers  and destroy' worms. They are guaranteed to contain not one, particle of  opiate or harmful drugs," and may be  given with equally, good results to  the new-born baby or. the well-grown  child. Sold by all druggists or sent  by mail at 25 cents, a box by writing  the Dr. Williams*' Medicine' Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  \  to draw.  ">*  Five years later, na Helena and her  handsome,' adoring young husband  sat side by sido in their lovely morning-room, a servant entered with a  packet which the letter-carrier has'  just left. Wondcringly, the husband  and wife opened it. It was a deed  conveying back to Helena Forrester  nee Cameron tho domain of .Cameron  Hall; the deed was executed, in; the  name of.Vivia.n Castleton and her  husband Frederick.  And accompanying thc deed was,a.  paper bearing;, tho date of a y������ar  back, containing two marriage notices, one that of Froderick Castleton  and Vivian "Cameron, and directly following it that of Herbert Ronwick  and Eleanor Kirkwood; both couples,  it stated, would reside in London,' '  "Isn't it strange, clear?" whispered  Helona, with her brown curly head  on Mark's broad shoulder, while hor  pretty rosebud faco dimpled over  with smiles. "You must sond back  a cablegram at once, Mark, dear,  congratulating thom, and don't forget to add," sho said, blushingly,  "that wo havo two pretty boys ���������  twins ��������� one of them dark, tlio other  fair. , Tull thom that ���������' tho  dark one wo have ' named  1 lerbert RenWiak Forrester,  nnd his fair twin brother wo' novo  mi mod Frederick feastloton Forrester."  "in honor of my wife's former  adoring lovers!" snid Mark. "Woll,  almost everybody knows that tho  iioiii'so of truo lovo never does run  Hinoolli, and, as Helona and tho boys  are now all mine, I can not help assuring myself, in tho words of tho  old nilngo, that 'all's well that owls  "Aren't you going to tell thom  something about mo?" put In I'ru-  t'onre, glancing at tho half (lllod-out  jnesHiigo that wan soon to bo lln.shod  ���������������ver .the Atlantic, and then looking  f--|gnlfU'<intly -it the broad cnt;������Ro-  ineiit ring tlmt wns on'her linger,  then n't the spruco old gontlomnn  lazily Swinging to and fro In tho  ;-.nmniV)ck on the green lawn under  i lio trees.  "Why, yes, Mnrk, dear, wo nearly  forgot your sisier l'rudtnmf; put in  that nhe is soon to marry our old  sailor friend, Mr. TlenthcllIT, who is  l������"   .        UO     ft,������|'l'< ....,  ,.,.<  11V     ul     .������      .,......,.  , i,i torn }>.tei-e vr-.'-r here very nwn,"  laughed  IT el enn.  "And don't forget to toll thom  above nil elne, dear Mnrk,* sho  whispered, ulushifig llko n school  n-irl n. her while firms tlghtmed  about his flpek, ' don't forget to tell  Hi em how very, very hnppy we nre  ond how dearly we love fnch other,  end that The sweetest moment of my  lifo was tho moment I learned to ap-  prnclntt my artist husband's adoring.  love."  "There's no use snying nnythlng  more nbout nil Hint., denr." Mid  Mark, complacently,' ns he. In id. down  l.ls pen, "for fver.fhcMjr^tomws *\\  ���������bout thfit already; b������it j* St to j lca<-g  you," trlvlng lo^elv Helena sn extra  k'ss. "I'll add: *Xo love-dream wa*  Bookshelves.  People have become educated to seeing bookshelves in a library or'sitting  room in preference to bookcases, for  these always seem designed more as  showcases for books and their bindings  than to hold books ready for intimate  use. Fewer bookcases are sold nowadays than formerly, for everybody  seems to appreciate the charm of the  low bookshelves built in around a  room or ^occupying some special nook;  or corper In a bay window or alcove.  On the top of these shelves one can' always have plants, photographs, .magazines, .ail tbe hundred and ono little  furnishings that add to the beauty of a  room;--,-The high corner bookshelves  aro always good, for they use space  , of ten otherwise wasted,, and this ls an  Important factor In these days of  apartment houses.  EXCHANGE  OF   RATIFICATIONS.  RHEUMATIC     SUFFERERS  Will Find a Certain Cure in the Use  of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.        i  * Rheumatism is a   disease   of   tho  Wood.     Every   doctor   now   admits  jthls to be the fact.   Doctors used to  think that rheumatism was brought  on by colds in the joints and muscles.  Now they   know   that   cold   never  started   the   disease���������coldpnly   sets  tha pains going. - Rheum uism    can  only be cured   by   cunng   the   bad  blood which causes it.   Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills always cures rheumatism,  because   they ��������� actuall*   'make   new  rich   red   blood,   whicn   drives   out  the poisonous acids,'lyosens the stiffened, aching joints an,d muscles, and  restores the   rheumatic' sufferer   to  health and happiness".'   Dr.'William's  '  Pink Pills have cured thousands   and  thousands   of    rheumatic    sufferers,  some of them wnen they were almost  hopeless cripples.   Mr. T. H., Smith,  Caledonia, Ont., says:���������"For a number of years I was badly troubled with  irheumatism, and was sq,crippled    I  IjCould scarcely.do any work.   I tried   "  quite a numbei? of   medicines,    but l  they did not help me.   Then   I   saw  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills advertised as.  .  a cure for this trouble, and   got    a,  supply.   After I had taken   a    few  boxes I saw they were   helping   me,   '���������  and   I   continued   taking   the   pills  throughout- the 'winter,, and ��������� am ' now  completely cured.   I have since worked out of doors'   in ��������� cohi"' ��������� weather  without a coat, and did not feel even  a twinge of the trouble." _'       ���������' ���������,  If you are suffering ffbm'any dis- '��������� '���������  ease due to bad blobd br^ disordered  nerves, Dr. Williams' Pink 'Pills -will  ,  cure you,   because   they   make   new  '  rich blood, which goes right tp - tfie  root of the disease    and . drives , it' >  from the S'stem. ;-TJiat ���������;s���������:/ why- t������-  Williams' Pink Pills cure s^uchtrou-  ���������  bles as anaemia, ������������������indigestion, ^.palpitation of the heart, neuralgia,' headaches   and   backaches,   kidney , arid >.  liver troubles, St.' Vitus'��������� Dance,; paralysis, and the    special    secret    ailments of girlhood   and ��������� womanhood.  ,;,  But only the genuine pills    can    do.  this, and these always ,.shave the* full  name "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills" for..  Pale    People," Von    the ��������� Wrapper..  around each box."   Sold by*'Medicirie '  dealers- .everywhere, or sent 'by mail  at 50-cents-a box or six   boxes  for  52.50, by writing the   Dr.. Williams'  Medicine Co.,-Brockville, Ont. ,    ���������';  French Crenm FroatlitV*  Four cups of white sugar, one cup ot  hot wator; put on fire and boll without  stirring for about eight minutes. If It  looks thick test by dripping from a  spoon, and lf lt threads remove and  rub some ngalnst side of enko bowl,  and If lt wiil rub Into a ball pour all  out and boat rapidly , with wooden  spoon, adding flavoring of rose, vanilla  or orango as It cools. It will cut soft  for several days.' This can also be  mixed with nuts nnd mnde into nut  bonbons and colored with t'rnnborry  juice or groon mado from pnrsloy,  Take tender pnrsloy leaves, wash dry  nnd pound ln a mortar until Juice Is  extracted. Strain Into n cup ond put  tho cup Into boiling wntor to got bot  A fow drops will color a pale groen.  Peace Treaty Signed by Jap and  . _"���������;���������. v Russian at Washington.  ���������������WashVgto'n.-=^Without fo.rmality_  jthe final chapter in the bloody war  between Russia and Japan was enact-  ed-in the .diplomatic room of the state  departmental' room when Baron Rosen, the'1'Russian ambassador, and  Mr. Takahira,..the Japanese minister,  on behalf of -their respective sovereigns, exchanged ratifications of the  treaty of Portsmouth, which was  signed-Sept. 5 last, The ofily. witnesses were ��������� Prince Kudachofr, the secretary of the Russian ambassador,  who was with him at Tokio when the  war broke out, and again served as  one of the official secretaries throughout the peace conference at Ports-  ���������mouth, and Mr. Klokl, counsellor and  first secretary of the Japanese lega-  ttdii. Five minutes beforo 4 o'clock  Baron Rosen reached 'the detmrt-  ment, accompanied by Prince Kuda-  xslioff, bearing the ratification of Emperor Nicholas. Three mlnutos later  Mr. Tnkahlra arrived with Mr. Hoklo,  who carried, the ratification of Emperor Mutsuhito, Thoy met In tho  ante-room af tho diplomatic room,  where they shook hands cordially and  then pro'coeded to the diplomatic  room. While Rosen was signing the  Russian'and French translations of  the Russian ratification, Mr. Taka-  hlra wnt) affixing his signature to the  Japanese arid English copies, r,,,,'-'  ,work done, Baron Rosen and Minister Takahlrii again shook hands and  loft the department, The exchange  ot ratifications was a- formality, tho  treaty having becomo effective tho  day It wns ratified hy tho Russian  and tho Japanese omporors.  TRIP  TO'.FJROZEN; NORTH..  '   Mmewntsr.  Onr grandmothers made groat use of  llmoivnlor, nnd physicians ovon'today  recommend,lt������ use In many ailments.  It Is suoh a practical remedy to huvo  nbout tho houso, A Jug of it should  stand ln ovWy stororoom or collar, A  lump of qujckllrao about the sire of a  pint cup will bo Bufllt'lont to prop/ire  about two minrts, Put In nn earthon  dish, pour told wator ovor It and stir  occasionally for six hours, thon carefully turn' off the top, straining  throiiorh two thloknossos of fine oboes*  cloth and cork tightly ln bottles.'  LIFE ON THE RAIL  IS A HARD ONE  The Moon and the Weather.  An old Jingle on this topic runs;���������  ' The moon and the weather  Mny eVeinire tripetherr  But change of the moon  ' Does not chango the weather.  If we'd no moon at all,  And thnt mny seem strange,  Wo still would havo the weather  That's subject to change.   .  'But doen nnynnr> ������uppoge that   thi  moon's changes, affect   tho. weather?  Vo d^niht ������omn people will pr.nttgo  from the moon's appearance lf the next  day Is going to bo flno or wet; but a  barometer, too, will foretell that. Yet  If we'd no barometers at sll���������and It  doesn't scorn stnngo���������we still   would  P. tt. Engineer's Experience  with Dodd's Kidney Hills,  They  Brought   Beck   His   Strength  When He Could Neither  Rest Nor Bleep.  Winnipeg, Man., Doc. 4.���������(Special).  ���������Mr. lion Ruftorty, tho wtiU-known  C. P. It. engineer, whose home is ut  175 Maple Street, Is oue Winnipeg  man who swears hy Dodd's Kidney  Pills.  " Long hours on tho engine and the  TTinntnl   otvnln  bwlfo  dnwn   niv oonfltf.  tutlon," Mr. Rafferty says. "My back1 Ior:  gave out entirely.    Terrible,   sharp,  cutting pains followed one   another,  till I felt 1 wus being   sliced  piecemeal.  Two" Members    of   Mounted-"Police���������"  Leave for Herschel  Island.  To carry mail and medicine to the  eleven whailiiig'ships' which .ai'd 'fro-., ';���������  zen in for the' winter; at' Herschel Is- -  land, far beyond \he ordinary habile- - ���������'  tion of'.mail)' is' the ''t^lt* lip'dnywhich ���������  two membfers of the Royiil^orthw^st',*  Mounted ���������JiBeii'c'e,  Serge^t  Fitzgerald  and Constable J. Walker," of Regina,  have started.    The round trip   from  Regina to Herschel.-Islaud. and return  will include a.fliStAnce of C.^pb miles,'  ami the men' ���������will-dot 'get-back till  some time in May or June.  This trip is all the more hazardous because It'is.'to,, be made,-in the  depth of the Arctic winter.' 'Many experienced mtishej'B and northern travellers do not believe'tlih't lt'ls possible to accomplish it, but. the two  adventurous men who have been selected to put it,Into execution are not  daunted ln the least by pessimistic  opinions. It is said that another expedition will be fitted out about the  ond of February and will start for  Herschel Island just before the winter breaks up. The men on the present trip will not take anything except personal 'belongings; on the first  part of tho journey, but will be outfitted at Dawson, from which , placo  they will delve Into the unexplored  wilds of tho Arctic,' 'Fhe long trip  aver..tjej riibnjp|alns inTlho darkness  of thQ;l3h\ct.lc;tyrhtQr/wl|v ho commenc- *���������  oil about December" ro.^rtnd Fort Mac--  phorson on. th^tiick^wlo rlvoj; will  bo reached In about 25 days front that  dato.   ������.���������,������..   .,-,  From 'twere tho- -party, ctwhlch I'wlll -.  bo compow3H';fl'f tfvcvexpQrionood mus-  hora bes'ldW tho two, officers,, will go  down, tho rivor ,and will skirt tho  txhord4 orflfcf���������JWKkWIlW leiwhpl Island Is reached or������������\vlu\r������V(ftr tha fleet,  Is froxon In. There tho mull will bo '  dKrlbutod and modlclne supplied.  Thd" officers will spsnll ton days a-  uinng Iho whalers sooing Hint, law  nnd ordor is bolng prosorvod and that  no wliisky Is being sold to tho Eskimos, or that thoy nro not bolng debauched In other ways. Tho officers  will also collect duty from the American whalers for tho government.  f������������������tt���������k���������*n  PEACE RIVER'COUrtTRY.  In discussing the futuro of Alberto,  Premier Rutherford is quoted na say-  Tho Pettco Hivur'.iiuuuuj, *w  i-tiKarUiittt \\JiWi mt,-. hdvc '"had   reports so varied, jjlvW prttnlso of be-  'away ,nS ������' Bront consequence and   value  I would como lu'tlrod to "to tho Province.   I believo it to cort-  4rta% let   m*   die thus learning.) ever happier than onr*, whlsb If ti>#   have weather that's subject lo change.  death from u run.    My solo  wouiu uu io gel rust unu sleep,  doslro tain ft vory largo ar.nn, of good arable   ��������� j,, uuu iami, aim hi'Alui Cutuiv It win ho tho  they woro the vory things I could not homo of a Ihr#o-population. We used  get.  Finally I had to lay off work,     i to think that southern Alborta would  "Thon I itartod to tako Dodd'a nover be of any value except for  Kidnoy Pills, and tho flrst night after ranching, nnd already It ha* ceased  using thom I slept soundly, Jn throe largely to h%& ranching country, and  days I threw away the belt I have Is rapidly passing under the plough,  worn for years. Dodd'a Kidney Pills No ono can sny anything definite a-  cured mo." , bout anf part of the went? until the  1  " experience��������� of farmUig^has been; fully  I/radon.���������King Edward dm decided tried. The area of arable land ia  to confer the Ordor of Merit on both much-, litifer, and of worthless laud  Field Marshal Oyama and Admiral much loss, than wa* attono time aup-  Togo. .posed."  f *t  GUMBERLAND NEWS  faith  Cumberland, B. C.  Frailty of the fcawiesntp.  It has been concluded by some has  ty observers that the war in the Farj  East has sounded the knell of the bat- j  tleship, says Archibald S. Hurd,    in1  Booklovers' Magazine. As a matter of  fact, one of the first results of the;  initial successes of the Japanese   off j  Port Arthur was the issue by them!  of orders to British shipbuilders    tol  construct    two    battleships,    larger,)  more costly, and more powerful than j  any they now possess���������but   not   one f  whit   less   liable to be destroyed by;  the flrst submarine mine they   come1  in contact with, or by the first weH-j  aimed torpedo that hits them   at   a;  vulnerable spot.   About 30 per cent of j  the expenditure    on    battleships    is  used for protection on the water-line'  against the effects   of   gunfire;    but  hitherto no practicable means    have  been discovered  for defending them  below the water-line against the insi  dious attack of mine or torpedo.  Itching, Burning, Skin Diseases Cured  for Thirty-five Cents.���������Dr. Agnew's  Ointment relieves In one any. and cures  Tetter, Salt Rheum. Scald Hond, Eczema, Barber's Itch, UIcpi-s. Blotches, and  all cnipttnnR of the Fkl*v -It is soothing  and quieting, and acts like Tragic In the  .cure of all baby humors.      35c.  The Great Northern Railway is advertising its annual winter excursions  to Eastern Canada, at, the reduced  rate of $40 for the round trip to Montreal and points west thereof in Ontario. Tickets are on sale from Dec.  4 to 31 inclusive. Liberal stop-over  privileges will be granted going and  returning, and every means will be  taken to insure the pleasure and comfort of the patrons of this popular  route. Full information regarding the  excursions can be obtained from D. T.  Cummings, C.T.A., 447, Main Street,  Winnipeg, Man.   Telephone No. 195.  Great Northern Steamship Co. Sailings from Seattle for the Orient: ���������  S.S. Dakota, Dec. 16; S.S. Minnesota,  Feb. 1, 1906. ,  Speechless, and Paralyzed.���������"I had  valvular disease of the heart," writes  Mrs. J. S. Goode, of Truro, N.S. " 1 suffered terribly and was of ten , speechless  and partially paralyzed. One dose of  Dr. Agnew's Cure for the Heart gave  mc relief, and before I finished one bot-  tUTI was/'nbN} to po about. To-day I am  ~a-welli"womair!J==4 2'  The Algoma line steamer Monks-  haven was driven 6:> a rock twenty  miles from Fort' William and was  wrecked.  I was cured of lame hack, after suffering 15 years, by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Two Rivers, N.S. ROBERT ROSS.  I was cured of Diphtheria, after  doctors failed, by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Antigonish.       JOHN A. FOREY.  I was cured of contraction of muscles by MINARD'S LINIMENT;,  MRS. RACHEL SAtNDERS.  Dalhousle. ���������'  Major Moodie reports thai the proposed route from Churchill' tp Liverpool can be navigated for at lea^t  four months of the year.     ,   ���������    ' ���������:  t  There ls nothing equal to. Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator for destroying wormB. No article flC Its kind  has given such satisfaction.  An instance of the indomitable persistence of a Scotchman and missionary is given In n letter from Rov. William Gunn of Anoltyum, Now Hebrides, to Rov. R. Douglas Frasor, of  Toronto, In which he rolates how the  natives of tho island of Futuna,  which iho famous pionoor missionary  John Williams visited as for hack as  18M, lmvo boon nt longfh induon/l to  como into tho church building, nftor  twenty yoars' of continuous effort on  tho part of Mr. Gunn and his holpers.  Tho nallvos aro still, howovor, far  from ClirlHllnnl/oil, and nood to ho  taught to clothe Ihomsoivos properly.  There is a remedy over sixty  years old���������Ayer's Cherry  Pectoral* Of oourse you have  heard of improbably have used  It Once In the family, it stays;  the one household remedy for  eotifjhs aVitl hard colds nn the  chest. Aikyour doctoraboutit.  worn  fold  BI.  g������Ltfe  /l  yer's  xmmmjLa.  nut.  tt  Ym cannot be expected to hara faith fa  ShUoh's Consumption Cute, die Lung  Tome, u a cure for Colds, Coughs and au  diseases of the air passages, if you have  not tried iu We have faith in it, and we  guarantee it If it doesn't cure you it costs  you nothing. If it does it costs jou 25c  That's fair. Try it to-day.  Shiloh has cured many thousands of the  most obstinate cases, and we do not hesitate  to ������y that it will cure any Cold, Cough,  Throat or Lung trouble. If we did not  believe this we would not guarantee it.  Shiloh has had an unbroken record of  auccess for thirty years. It has stood  every possible test without failure.  Further  Proof  is found in th6 many testimonials of those  who have tried Shiloh and been cured.  Mis. Archie Taylor, Asaph, Pa., writes:���������  " I bought > bottle of SMloh'i Consumption Cum  and found it very beneficial. I havetwo children,  ���������nd they had a terrible cough. 1 gave them  everything 1 could think of, but they not no better,  until one evening my husband bought a bottle or  Shiloh. Ve gave it to the children vhen they  vent to bed, and they slept all night, lt cured  them completely, i (hall always keep it ia the  home." 603  SHILOH  25c. with guarantee wherever medicine U told.  Jd  1������A  S#  sfii  WFEE  "THE  CHAFFLESS     COFFEE"  ""BltteT~~Tasti ng-  ~~Ho  Chaff" therefore no "Bitter Taste."  All   Coffee ��������� No  "Chaff."  ..lib Tins ... 40 cents.  21b Tins . . . 75 cents.  At all grocers. Send postcard for our new booklet,  "In the Interest of Good  Living,"  Address: Codville & Co.,  Depi. M, Winnipeg, Man.  *S*ixxr*^wfa$  -OFF a  fftiism^  Historic Bnfcy Bottle*.  Bottles for babies date back to remote antiquity. Most people are of tha  opinion that feeding bottles for babies  must be an Invention of modern times.  According to Professor Mosby, however, this is not the case. This, gentleman, who was lecturing before an antiquarian society, stated that it was the  custom among the Greeks for the  nurses to carry a sponge full of honey  in a small pot to stop children from  crying. The professor went on to say  that there are two Greek vases in the  British museum dating from 700 B. .0.  which closely resemble the feeding bottles used subsequently by tlie Romans.  In the old Roman cemetery of St. Sep-  ulcher, Canterbury, a feeding bottle  of bright red polished ware was dug  up In 1SG1, and Professor Mosby came  to the conclusion tliat this bottle must  have been buried with the little Roman child to whose wants it had ministered during the child's lifetime.  Donl  Throw away Cold I  Meats or Leftovers!  If your cold meats  lack flavor���������use a  little of Armour's  Extract ot Beef-  made into a gravy  or sauce. It will take but  a minute���������coals but a trifle  ���������and restores the original  flavor-���������making a tempting  and appetizing dish.  UM0UK UMTO   ���������   TOtWTi.  Savor dtoups  U kind*. AU groom.  Byron and Napoleon.  The more I think of Byron the more  clear it becomes to me that he Is first,  second and third a tragic figure. He  was tlie child of a loveless marriage,  that constant source of huge armies of  discordant natures. His upbringing  was tragic; his marriage was tragic;  his loves were tragic; his doath, which  at first I thought only tragic farce, is  actual tragedy. Byron and Napoleon,  contemporaries, were the analogues  and complements of each other. Byron  is the passive tragedy of the imaginative temperament as poet, usiug expression; Napoleon is the active tragedy of the imaginative temperament  as warrior and world compeller, employing deeds. Byron inevitably ends  in an abortive attempt at action in  Greece, Napoleon as, inevitably in an  abortive attempt at expression (the dictated memoirs) in St. Helena.���������John  Davidson in London Outlook.  A Bit  of Oratory.  There was a time when our commerce  was carried in American ships manned  by American, seamen. There was a  time when the flag floated over American cargoes and when its bright, beautiful stars and emblematic stripes enlivened every sea and port where commerce was known. The American,  looking out on the broad ocean, beheld  it in the orient and in the Occident.  Whither he went���������  To the northern wastes of snow  Or   swayed   iWhere   the   soft   magnolias  .... blow���������  it 'was there���������there to remind him of  his own native land, whose sons resembled In their strength the gnarled  oak of her deepest forests and whose  daughters rivaled In their beauty and  loveliness the orange blossoms of her  most fragrant orange groves.���������From a  Speech by Benton McMUlln.  Origin ot the PoMtmark.  Great Britain, it Is said, can, without  fear.of contradiction, claim the honor  of SfiTlsg originated the postmark.  The first one, which, was used in London as long ago as low, ^as a very  simple affair, consisting of a sma?j circle divided Into two parts. In the top  portion were two letters Indicating the  month, whllo In the lower half tlie day  of tho mouth was shown. No endeavor  was mado to denote tho year, and lt ls  only by the dates of the letters on  which tho mark Is Impressed that lt ts  possible to fix the date of Its uso. Tho  earliest known was on a letter writton  In 1080.���������London Telegraph.  Ailvlco to Klvkem.  Kickers always attract attention. Ono  class of thom sells high on tho market,  The highest priced four legged klckor  ls u hybrid creature, Irritable ami  Homuwhnt unserlpuinil. Tho chronic  kicker is nn amusing two legged "animal," not ho dangerous, however. A  klckor nover builds up. He ls great  uu tearing tluwu. Thu world's happiness Iiiih lieen promoted more hy coin-  pllnieiits than by cur-os ho, gr.nl reader, when you foe! like kicking just ro-  tiro to th������> back yard und kick yourself  n few times rather thiut Join the knock-  its' chorus.  Nows has boen brought home by  Dunileo whalers of the AdmundBon*.  expedition. Tho exploring ship was  wrecked in tho Gulf of Boothia. Ono  f������vninrr>r dlod. nnd tho rent, are living  with tho Ksqulmos.  ItmUibt fotp Is bettor than etair seaf,  bnt is best wben oied in tba Sunlight way.  Bay Sunlight Bosp snd follow directions.  r'tTilff Therem* tho activity of  livor, ond tftuo old rooovory,  It in estimated that thoro nro In  Groat Britain ovor fifty Canadian  physicians, Including forty In London, taking post-grnduato courses.  Dr. Goorgo \V. Ross, tho son of ox-  Premier Uors, has In (wo rhort y^nrr  risen to hlft*prosont position ns path-  iilogl.'i( and registrar at Victoria Parle  Hospital.  An lrlNlitmiii'i Iletort.  Cyrxi* \V. Fluid of Atlantic cable  fame onco stopped an Irish peasant to  mako inquiries about Blarney casllo.  Itocolv'ng the Information, he gave tho  Irishman tho following conundrum:  ���������'Now, Mike, suppose that Luclfor wus  suro of us both, which would ho tako  first, do you think V  Tlio Irishman looked thoughtful for a  moment, (hen mild, "Vor honor, I think  he'd take mo,"  "Why?" wild Field,  WT atQTAL WASXRAHT, UlLUMM TO H.aM. TMtM FKUNC OT WALMS  What Flour Granulation  Means in Bread-Making  Flour is composed of myriads of  tiny granules.  To make good bread these granules  must be uniform in size.  In poorly milled flour some granules  are large, some small.  The small ones absorb yeast, "rise"  and "ripen" before the large ones���������  the result is bread of coarse, poor  texture.  The large granules are not developed  into "sponge," they bake into heavy  hard particles, spoil the texture of the  bread and make it harder to digest  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR  is perfectly milled���������all the flour granules are uniform in size���������the .sponge  rises uniformly���������the bread is^ven in  texture��������� perfect in flavor 7- good-  looking, appetising bread ��������� easily  digested.  Qgilvies^&Gk^^ith^  tion by branding it  Ogilvie's Kayal Household Flour.  The Keeley Cure  Ask the lawyers, fche physicians, tho  congressmen, the clergymen, the  clerks, the book-keepers, the skilled  mechanics who have patronized us  and you will, find that the Keeley  treatment Is all and more than ls  claimed for it, and that it is the  "stitch" a drinking man needs to save  property, reputation, family, sanity  and even life itself.  Write today, now, and get the necessary information about it.  133 Osborne St., Fort Rouge,  WINNIPEG.  Railway Values.  It has boon estimated that should  anyone desire to purchase tho railways of the world hia outlay would  amount to something   llko    ������.8,480,-  000,000.    That sum would    represent  tho entire revenues   of   Europe   for  eight years, or ono-tonth of tho ontlro  money wealth of tho world,   It Is ro-  markahlo that In m short a tlmo as  I tho stoam engine has boon ln   exist-  i ence railways should have become bo  ; valuable, yyt no ono stjuruo of    tho  i world's wealth exceeds tho railways  in l in port n noo, nnd nono Is so gonor-  sully distributed.  Do You Suffer  ?  MJt,t .tli.lt,   lit.   ..I   .*.,,., j,  ... t,   ty.   y vsu.  Mnnly Strength  nnd Womnnly Beauty  rt(|M'ii(l on purity of tin- blood, mnl  ; iniii-li uf Hint putilv Appends nn vortooi  : Uldnoy   flltorlnR',     If   tlicHe  omntiH     urn  dlxi'HHid and will not perform their  i few!Inn*,  rnnn  will  hpcU In    vnln    for  Htivrwili  nnd   wonmn   for  bonuty.   Booth-  1 Ainni'lfJin KMn/>y Cure driven nut rill Im-  I purl I If n tlirouffli tlio body's "IlitoroiB."���������  repairs weak Bpots.-~4(l  j Dispatches from southwestern Tins-  j s'la lifdlcato that tho Zionist movo������  ! mont/has boon glvon n powerful lm-  'potus hy the antl-Jowlsh disorders.  iHundrcHiH nf Jewish famlllOB aro loav-  I lag, or preparing to loavo, for Palos-  ,  HUV.  from HEADACHE  DOSS OP SLEEP  INDIGESTION  TORPID LIVER  BILIOUSNESS  BEECHAM'S  PILLS  will quickly remove the cause ot  these digressing complaints and  restore healthy action to every  organ.  You will feel like a new  Serson after taking a few doses of  ieecham's Pills, They rid the  system of Impurities, improve the  digestion, banish headache and  GivS Positive Relief  in all casts of Biliousness, Consti-  Ealion, Indigestion and Disordered  iver.  The excellent resulh obtained  by the use of Beecham's Pills have  proved them worthy of the confidence they enjoy. They have  helped thousands and recommend  themtelvei.  SoUl F.vnrywIiTi-,   In boini 2.1 cents.  Tho staff nt tho Lako of tho Woods  mill at l'ortago la Prulrlo aro preparing a largo shipment of flour for  Japan. This ordor, which comprises  2,000 bags, loavos Vancouver on Doc-  embor 10 for Kobe. Anothor ordor has  nIho boon rocnlvod for a considerable  quantity which will loavo tho const on  It* nrrnt Fnult,  Mrs, Clmsiv-Oh, i don't llko to go to  tlmt store.   It's so unsatisfactory to do  your shopping Hump.   Mrs. Shoppcn���������  < <���������<     .'      i it- %,.  (.'liaso���������That's Just It. No matter what  you usk for, thoy can suit you right  uff.  W   IM   u   Noses  All Hi* ChnnKit lit* Wnnitd.  Tn tin KnellHli i-ourt recently a mnn  wiih lined ������2 tor eoiiioinpt of r.iiirt. Ho  offered   II ������1ve  p'tlili'l  note   III   pilVUIOtit,  but wn* told by lite clerk Hint lie bad  noHiango. "Oh, keep the HiangeJ" wns  ihe reply, ���������'Ml tuko it out in contempt."  That Cough  which ordinary remedies have not reached,  will quickly yield to  Gunn Syrup of Red Spruce  It cans time baa*-, dM^watrt <*afH������-t>fc*������ away  Xammw*Mt*m--X*mai* lti������ t'mo������i~iUieu*iLciu llie Uttft.  Vem theI������M������frc(lvt l*cauic it U pleuwat lo take.  JiMt try en. bottle **4 we bow (jnlekljr you get rid  oftlut couth.  AtyourUrufgUU.   tJctwUle. for Early Spring Sewing  We have received our  first shipment of  I tfp.5, Nainsook, Organdies, Persian Lawn,  Tucked Nainsook,   Colored Dimities,  Embroideries, Lace, Allover Lace  Ailover Embroideries, etc.  These goods are direct from the   old  country and are a beautiful lot,  CALL AND SEE THEM.  Campbells  5c.  LOAF.  Plain and Gurrant  SCONES  15c Dozen  Minced Steak Pies on Saturdays  3 tc-f 15c.  TAKE NOTICE that I, lohn Frew  of Cumberland li.C, will apply at the  next meeting ofthe Licence Commission  ci j of Cumberland for a transfer of the  Licence held by me for the. premises  .'mown as the New England Hotel, situ-  -���������* ed on the tast half of of Lot 3, Block 3,  Cumberland, to Thomas Taylor  Datt;U rit,-Cumberland this 23rd day of  j-nu-.ry 1906.  -JOHN FREW  Ii4  TO Ct>������E A. COLD IN ONE DAY.  Tuts. LAXATIVE BKOaIO QULN1NE Tab.  Iut,a.    All druggihtb refund thu monoy if it  fails to ouro.       E. W. Grovo'u nignature ie  n eaoh box,   25o.  T.AND REGISTRY AOT.  'PAKE Nctioo that nn implication bus boon  ! ������������������'u-,(io en rogiatt-r Ankik Woonmia,   as  nt ovner in Vrns Svmpl-, under a Tax Hale  bw.ialvciti the Atmumtor >>f tho DiHtriot o( Comox, to AN Nil! WortpHun ltf*nrs:.|* (lato  ir ��������� !lf,h Uii,,' ..1 Dog, a n,, 1005, of all and  iii'jjjul'kv U.a oorUin parcul i>r tino, ofilmul  , r.-. yi-...i!K 1 Vituiio, lyiny ami heing iu fcU  '.ii" -i -t oi C'otnux m tlio l*rovii,i������������i of Hri*.  hn O'lluuibiu, moro particularly lcuowu and  ilnuoribud <w  LOT 102  You %ro rt*qulroil to 'joutQJt the olnim of  th������ tnx puroltwer withtu thir y day* from  tho dftt,������of th������) Horvioo of thiH uotioo up>n  yuu, ������nd iu ti.'fuuK ff a cuwvt or u-irtiflcuo  ot lilt pt'urlonH heinufi'uil wi bin uuuli p riotl,  anil in dofiiilt of rmlmnp'iot),  you v/ill bo for������tvt>r ontopiuid and tl liurrtiil  from H0tr:-,ip up nny clan 1 to oe iu ro.<|Hsoc  nf the Hind land, and I Hhall register Annie  Woovuuh ai owner thereof.  Datud at Land ltoftiittry Offioe, Viotoriu,  Proviuoe of Urtiuli OolumbiH, this 3rd day  of January, a.u, 1008.  8. Y. WOOTTON,  RogiH r;.r 0������neral.  To Am.hh Snow. It gl-tered owner,  The Colonist of Jan 25*h prints  tha following, which if true is of  the greatest importance:���������  An Imperial Test.  The Canadian Pacific is fbortly fob subjected to n big t> asportation tea', by the  Britiih government, having ita new alliance  with J&paa in which lioth nations plunged  themselves to support each other. Thi' government determined to* discover just i,  what time it could send a considerate body  of men from England to the Queim >!iarlo ,e  Islands, which lie north of Vancouver. Th-  scheme is to call upou the Canadian Pa itic  to transput ten thousand marines and nail-  or* with boats and all equipment-from E 1 ���������  land t.-i Vancouver aud to count in vessel* to  Queen Charlotte Islands, This will Involve  the chartering of ������'Xlru vessels and the run-  .ning������ot20-Uutius-eaoti~loaded-wHh-500--men-  and camp equipment across the continent,  The experiment will tuke place iu about  two months,  February 30th   is the  night   you   will    see    a  good concert under ihe ma,  nagement    of    the    Presbyterian  Church  ,  ���������.,,��������� *   f-wtvm.WmH  An agitation haw begun in lhe  Province to have part of Vancouver's Island set apart as a pame  preserve, on tho lines of the Yellowstone Park of the U. S. Mr Geo  Birr) Grinnel, the able editor of  Fore-t and Stream, a ye.iror so ago  publifhed.an article in thut ionrnal  on this very puhjeot. calling attention to thefuct that tbe elk of the  Island formerly no plentiful, were  in imminent clinker of i-x'ermina-  tion and (hat utileRHBtrong measures  were at once taken for their preper-  vation a very few yeara would see  the end. This Ib no pipe dream.  It is a foot patent to all who take  the trouble to observe the conditions  of animal life, and animal destruction by selfish sportsmen.(?) A  lar^enrep ������'f the backbone of thia  Island is eminenlly suited for a  fjRmexanotunry. Two largo Beo  tioiis may hodcfinr>d One between  lines drawn from Quulicum wester  ly, and between Union Wharf westerly, and two lines at rijiht an^h-B  to thcei at the moiliillsoiiboth sides  of 1 ho main runge. The other between line* drawn from the nor������h  end of Couyix L'lkc west, nnd from  Balmop Hi vim- \\t-si, hounded on  oast and west by lines embracinR  the range, lly thin, two immen e  tracts of land, practically vnlueletM  lor any oihor purpose, could be set  ������Bi;!oa������ pret-'erwH, All available  land, and virtually all timber land*  wmld be cut out urd left in the  beat- luiju. eui iu the east aud west  coasts.   Thiit elk at on* lime tsxtiH-  ed in number* nil over the Island,  * ,n -. ...,..,, ������,,. .'}.,i..        <  I--  -i - 1 ���������   ���������    ���������       1 ���������   ��������� ���������!   a ���������.   .n,i   j, in    >������ ���������.   .  The minute a Mother  *ays her hand on a Leckie  Boot, she knows she has  struck her ideal of boys  footwear.  She would be perfectly  willing to pay more money  for them than for ordinary  Eastern-made boots, but  she doesn't have to.  The dealer who sells a  mother a pair of Leckie  Boots for her boy, will  supply the whole family  with footwear, nine times  out of ten  Royal Baijk oF C a 17 ad a  Capital (paid up),... $3,000,000  Reserve Fund ,.,.. ......3,000,000 .  Undivided Profits     302,743  T.E. KENNY. President. E. L. PEASE, Gsnsbal Manaok .  ; BRANCH AT CUMBERLAND,        "  ��������� ���������������������������i  Savings Bank Department:���������Deposits of $1 aad upwards reoeivedj Interest allowed at current rates, compounded twice eacli year on 30th June and 31st Deoember.  Drafts onfall points bought and sold.  A. P. WILSON, Manager.  OFFICE HOURS  10 to 3;    Saturday 1������ to 12; open  Pay Nights 7 p.m. to 9p.m  I. G , F. Harwoud  O.G.,S.Harwood  ENCAMPMENT  R.K. C. P., R. McKnight  S   W., F. Piekard  HP, Wm Connors  Scribe, 0. Whyte  Treas., D. R. McDonald  I. W., R. Cesrford  0. S., T.E. Bate  L. O L  ai  WHOLESALE , BY |  J. LECKIE CO., Ltd. |  VANCOUVER B. C  The pewing school master, Editor  Bains, should take a cnurne in rhe  toric,'gramn-ar, etc., from the cor  respn:;deiu:e a������;hoi������l* ior whioh he  onci-' canvassed ho strenuously.  Somen? the article? in hid laal i.-bUe  would lie a.positive di-grace from  the pen <<f a third grade.pupil. in :ch  levsJ a man posing ab a certificated  teaciier.  ,\V."M��������� J. Thompson  P. M., W. Wiilard  Secty,, Rev F. G. Christmas  ChaplrhivT E. Bate  F. S. G. H. R bertson  Trea?,J N.' McLwtd  A fi iend in   need  Printer.  The   Inland i  "KToTPC  OfficerH 1.1r ensuing term.  C. C, Jos Horbury  V 0��������� S   Vass  Pre , J Strnthers  M. of W, F J.ynes  M, of E��������� W. W   McKay  M. of P., R. Hornal  K.ofR. &S..G. H. Robertson  I G., H   Whyte  0 G. Jno Vjian  Installed by D. G. C. R. H. Hornal. The lodge <vill meet to night  toex.-mplify the 3rd degree, Several  members partaking.'  I. O. O. F.  F. A. Anley has been appointed  Deputy Consul Commander of the  B C WooJm'.ir,a>id will nhor.ly  leave for a tour though B.C. on  I organizing h.u o'h'-r work in con-  neeti-.n wi-h his   office.  Can hv obtained at ihe Biji Store  Lord Robert.- Brand of Oyst������'t>2oc  per I lb 'in or 5 tins '.or if] 00  Warranted full weight -i ���������;. <n ,;,..-  finest qu.iiiiy. These iiy^'.ers. are  can?'-;i and [utcked at B:il imove 0.  S. A. -lung f:imuu ��������� SO- [>:i'UUi:in , tbe  be.-t oys-ets-- in the world. .Simon-  Leiser & >'o Ltd. S"ie agents for  Canada.    ,  ~^^/V~wiTtFTaiTlFiTl'~BTn*^aT^^  found.a*.   T.  I),   McLeans   for   the  next   wo weeks.  R. C>ie Minor, wu* injured Sa'iur  dnv eveninvr by a tall nf rock and  coal in No. 4 mine, several rib-  bein.- fractured He is doing well  ai d it i- hiped wiil not be long  laid up.  J I). Kuv-.''p new sty'es of dressy  sh'/es���������Moore Ban,.  A baby girl, to- Mr and Mrs Alex  McKinnouV Jmu.-e uii Monday morn  ing  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  Choicest Meats  Supplied at LoweBt Market Prices  Vegetables  A  Great Variety will  always be  in stock ;   also a supply of  Fresh Fish  will be ou Sale every Wednesday  Your patronage is cordially iuvited,  and  all orders will be promptly delivered.  J. McPhee 4 Son  PROPKIETORS.  | Jt  t~]'Tii3" Lt'   "I >  f~^y X  HEADQUARTERS .{  !  ���������  *.  '*  ���������>-  ���������p  FOR  Everything- in Mu^ic  From  A Piiiuo to a Sou?  -IS AT���������  etcher Hros  4     93 GOVT       STREET  ���������*  ^���������������������������>���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  '���������:  fll  rm  u  N, G��������� J. Bonnie  V.G., J   N. McLeod  Sec, T Whyte  Chop.,T. E. Bate,  'irons, C. Whyte  R. S, N. G., T  McMillan  L. S, N  G , Jtw Hudson  R. S. V. G , ������J. Erode  L. S. V. G , R. MoNeil  Cond,, R. H  Hornal  R. S, S., W. Walker  L S. 8., J. Walker  GEORGE E. MARTIN  FARRISTER AND SOLICITOR  Canadian Bank of Commerce cBldg.  Nanaimo B������ C������  NOTIOE.  Any person or personB found out-  tin-: or removing timber from Loin  15, 20 and the fouth 22 aores of  tho Fractional N, W. \. rfec, 80 and  Praoional S W*of S*o 80 (97 Ao)  of Township XI, Neipon District,  will ho prosecuted accordinp; to law  GRANT & MOUNCE.  Cumberland Jan. 9lh 100G.  IS    ' m^-JJXmm       "n^^B       JAJBTS.  UST a chance io show *ou that  we a) * ays plenwe our cirMomera  by BupplyirtR tbem with the BEST  MEATS at the lowest market  prices. A trial order will convince  you.  THE   CITY  Meat   Market,  W. W. McKAY, Proprietor.  A Guaranteed Cure for*  Piles.  Itohing, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding  Pi l-i. DruggiHtH rnfiitul monoy il PAZO  OINTMENT failn to ouro any case, no mab  cor of how long utandNig, iu 6 to 14 dixy a.  First application givon o>s������ in^l teat, boo.  If your ������it viufliHt hoHti't it aood SOo in stamps  and it will bo forvvnrdod post-paid by Paiii  Modiuuio Uo,, Be Louis, Mo,  sow  RENNIE'S  ',  ^-'.K-s^,   'I'.in-il'.yfN'-   ���������I       :-.'-,,.- --fil,  ������������������^V-'^'-'-.-l) '1'-po������cJ. ivott -���������'',-.' iidiv.r>-r:'"t  J  f.'/*i'./'*-.y   -u.-i.-iV U���������   ;. i -.-  fi.uw.ry  {.AO- JltJ.i.,,  ���������> - ! hi'i'ri'-  JfAi. thio  ��������� i nn, W  . 1 .   ! .  u   i  i   (l*  ������odf  in1,'.. .t.S  i ii'i'.-^o'jm\ - .-t i iii, t if ��������� * ��������� ������������������, .      ,. .  *������M >1r      \ * ���������'!���������* ulroniLor fm- >. j. -c.al  ?K..      y \'n.m, tH j.er k,x. Hold by till  J     _. .1 ttnioginta, Astit for OooU'h Cot,-  ���������7    JtT^ ton Aoot OorapouJd; taku no  Tti* Cook Mtdknni} Com     Wtodior, Ontnrio.  \ -.1,  v..  THE LARGEST SEED MERCHANTS In Panada  n.MTisn rm TtMPiA OFFICE, 66 Hastings St. \V��������� Vancouver,    w^'w  ������ Cataloguo  H A BDeCiai r*1   ���������'' ^-'���������'���������'���������:' *( ^���������������������������^"���������;: V^et blcs aud Flowon tor 25c-Ouion,     All      fQr*  '���������V      Oftbr        tLA.fr   >>.i,"y,-���������.'���������..���������.il������!:i1 :'-*������������������.-:' iv.k..*:jil Willi Oarilou ZOC  !  v#  ,,..^t������,wmvm OTKMIM���������  Childreufihhoft*, Hpei.iai order J.  D. Kinf ntftlit! from No t np---  Moore Broi.  ��������� ���������".". '��������������������������� m I'.if '-��������� i i ,i.--,-!*if iti .,; ; h<>  nio,ni.tit,,b io tin: heat of the Iti*  .and  Mth II. Smith'rtiroup from Co.  moy will pive ������ c neon mv! piny in  tb- (.!uinburlu������'d ii.ill on February  -r   ':.   i '���������!������������������    Ulitit:, il   '' Clt--.au.Un   ol  I ii p ii-.# "   Adniictrnm 6U<y  f*������  Order,  Today  Wm. RENN1E Co. Limited  VANCOUVER, WINNIPEG and TORONTO  Ord������r  Today  ���������S^890a������M3������9M9^d9������ 6d$il#IIMMII������������

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