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Array \,~ * '��������� It'll  fan  '-S.     JAM 15 ''ir  ���������*���������-  /  THIRTEENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C. WEjbNESDAY     JANUARY   10, j9o6  _Sow On  AtThe BIG STORE.  and will continue during this month,  January  All goods marked at quick selling prices.  Winter merchandise -will be cleaned up  regardless of cost.  Avail yourself of this opportunity.   Early shoppers get best, selections.  SiMGN LESSER & CO. LD.,   CUMBERLAND.  miajax i ii ft M| U  ��������������� Wm* lM>������n, nim*  NEW BARS RESOLUTION,  ������<  Trade with Weiler'*  . MtAWffvt^rwvmvftrtw*-  vsMXitnwmsmm itfomnmwmnMVM1  Yes! Trade with ua, -ye'll treat  you well  apd of any artiole you can think of in  ... HOME FURNISHINGS...  We oan give you selection from a larger and more  varied line than than tbat shown io any other store in  Western Canada,  H Start Today������������  By sending for our large general catalogue.  If you prefer, your dealer wilt procure nny of our goods for yoa  Weiler Bros.,    Victoria B. C.  3S2a  ^S5_5S  OBOROB B. MARTIN  BARRISTER ANU SOLICITOR  Canadian Bank of Commerce *Bldg.  m   Nancilmo B. G.  **  l_������__*"*~*^*������     ���������  ��������� " ummm^mMm���������**tmt*m  ill*  A publio meeting will be held in  lhe Oitv Hull 911 Friday Jany. 12ih  ut7.30 p in to rtxifivo tho report of  the Koorurttion Gtouudrt Committee  ,     *   *' it  ,M,    ,     ,.;   ,,,  tluu i<iiit.ti<i.| 'ut ........    .....        .....  todeciduitf tfpui* .1 .nJiJx'.J.. ,j'iJ.,  A lull attendance is requested.  W   Wilkid   Maynr  Local and Personal  ��������� ��������� ���������  id 1  This week, tho News cornea nut  on In u������ufll dny Wednesday. The  Xmatand New Years fertivitipn  Causing fhp rt������jt.ihle ������*hi j umni  t������ke a day off foi tbe \ah two iisues.  Now, with ml* trimmed, ttwnu  h&ultd ail, and a goodly earjM  aluiAtil, t-ho*Ait* Aunsn un ihe cud  couitt, better and atrottjicr ihaiibvei.    u*-.l ���������- -n nl.  Bread, 5o per loaf at Mutroohi  l>rt b  Mr A. F. Owen will he in town  tor a fpw days prepared to tun*1  and repair piunou.  Head nnd profit thereby, l'ip.(  olfun all our splendid Hock of  Shoes duriug the Big Store clenr*  unci) tale.  Mr S K, Crawford leaves thi-  tuoruiag for Palo Alto Cal , whprn  h% o\\\ ^ .th' tho Winter Tho old  ;, .''Ufrirn h'1:1 \o.*X a,\\n*\'ci\ Mm-  *r\i me luxury of a holiday for  umny years, and bting in r������ih*i  iiuliftcivnt hcnfili, h������- hnn decided t<*  tni������e;i wi'U ite^rvcci r������'������*t. .Vir a  Va,iwI>iyx\ will aenmspany hi* '.alhor  and cxp'CK to hotline a  innnth  A tuc   worth  noting.   Tlmt  at  the iti,. Hture Cf>.ixt,:tior, aa'c lhe  pitico. oi winter ol������thing a,** cut  ugh. iii h-.f. Dua'i jet tult c.unte  goby.  .\ii������' Iiii! aud MU������ Bite, went to  VaiM&.i.v." F.j.lay lo hiUud   Koi -  BOAMD of TR^DE  Meeting ������  __.  The Bo_rd of Trade held a meet-  ing Monday evening in the Council Chambers, President Napier in  the Chair. The Chairman, after  culling the meetinS to order, announced that the main (ibjec ot the  meeting wae to receive the report of  the committee on by laws, and to  adopt a code He proceeded to  speak in general terms of the importance to the business community,  of a: board of Trado, and hoped, thai  ail would unite to make ita guocess  iu our town. Secty Carey then  read minutes of last meeting, adopted.   .,  Account, J, A. Bates. Telegram,  etc., 90c, ordered paid*  The by i.i wh were iheu.takeu np-,  ih Vuiicouvei Bomd code being  adopted with certain amendments  Time of general meetings--to be lot  Tuesday id eaeb month, hour to he  feet by Preitiden; and Secretary.  Seven Members to constitute a  quoruiii, 5 UJotu tsars for Couucii  quorutii,  *:;.;*;:: ., ���������:-  "  Any mutton, wiih certain exceptions, to .idjoiir'ri etc must at" the w  quest of any membt!/, be made  in  writing.  The name adopted was the Curo  berlnnd and Comox Electoral Dint  riot Board of Trade. *  EmriuTcrfee waa-fixed-at���������$2x50  Monthly fee������ 50c payable quarterly  in advance  T;ie bylaws as amended were  finally adopted'aaa'whole.    "  General Business  The prwiitp ni'eS'uf an JB*;retiP  office, a reduction of freight raten,  and rules concerning the Moriug'of  P'uVder'in the '.own were meu vio^ed,  and a- mo'ion paused, that a committee composed of Mayor. VV.llard  Vice Preu'd Sliore and the Secrrft'  ary of the I!<������ard interview Mr Dun  fi'mnir nt the earliiet opportunity  r iiitive to powder storing fnoiinips  Motioii pftHBed tha< tho Secretary  write '-he Doininion ExpreHS Coy,  re establishing a t'ranch utile here  Moiion pas^ftd that Seci'y procure  necewary ������ta>i*>nery tor temporary  use.  Before adjourning, Mayor made  mention of thn faot that it had been  intimated '" hVb that be, Mr T. E.  Bate, and ''\t*)i A Butte had been  nicking oil!cw on the Bonrd, wished  to deny tlii������ 111 justice to himself  PresM N'ipier,i'i receiving the den.  inl, took "(<(Msiuii to mention that  he had titd no ti'������ivlou������ knowledge  of his iiomlrmtin-, ah Prceldenl to  the tinv the uutual nomination  look place.  Meeting ndl'iun.od.  Bread, 5u per loai  ai Morrochi  Broa  CHINESE S PRIKE  Ttie Chinese box������pu uer������ at No.  4 came out ou ftrike yesterday  w> .vni������^ir   iho ohhtot    nnld   to  hn  tu; liiaiiC ivayce  Tliere i������������ \ cpreadiug conviction  that this action i* part of a great  mi'vouiont on the pari of tho Yel������  lO'V Hare in rean,������tiou for the  be ivy tioid tax and <������her reftrlot-  ioiu itupo wu bv theti'ivornment.  ii'ii. J.vh   Dunsmuir  spent the  iat'er p.'ut ������.'fl.-ii xvxittk and   earty  pari of this week in town,  depart.  jug j0.1th yesterday morning.  ���������    ���������- -tt- - -  Mn* Edith timtih rciumcd to  Vancouver Friday aftor upending  \\m hoV.%Uy& witU her pate..'...  Mr Dixon junior son of Dr Dixon  of Denman Island, met with an  accident while shooting last Friday.  He was using a Winchester pump  gun, aud in the operation of loading, the weapon was fired, the charge  striking the left foot at the junction of the large toe with the sole  of the foot As Dr Dixon himpelf  was away at the time, it was some  time before mpdical aid could be  procured, the patent 'having to be  sent to Uni >n Wh.trf, and from  there to this place, where he was  placed under Dr Staples care in the  Hospital. The doctor tn inks that  an ampututiou will not benece&ary  and the wound will quickly heal/  though it is probable the foot will  always be somewhat stiff. The  species of gun responsible for 'he  accident seem to have a playful  fashion of going off when not wanted, and are evidently good things  to have nothing to do with.  Mrs Wm Marshall became the  mother of a fhie; baby buy at the  Hoepiial Monday morning. Butb  doing well.  THE  Magnet  Cash  Store  For Your  Stoves, Heater*, Tinware. Crockery t  Glassware, Wall Paper. Cutlery'  Paints, Varnishes, Enamels, Stains,  Wabhing Machines, Combs, Bruphea  ToiletSoapa,Organs, Pianos, Furniture, Window Blinds, Poles and  Fittings.,-, &c. &c.   &c.   &c.  I  T.E BATE  r  I  I  Come and set t_ie  I am giving In tH������ balance of nny Xmas  Stock*   All  going at a Great Reduction,  T.D.  '���������;������  )XS    n>i ���������;���������  IS NOW 0N^  During the whole of the present month  of January we shall be clearing out  our Winter Goods at  Clearance Prices.  ���������fiTiargi'Tin  Ladies Warm Winter Blouses at greatly  reduced prices. See our window.   Mens fleeced lined Shirts and Drawers  50c per garment, regular price 75c  ; ...I.     11 i.i   _  jn    mi     i     i ...i....    j. ..  i   y *    i       Ml    1  --���������    **li**i      I        1    1 ���������        1 -     11 r I   I .1 1 n ill 11 ��������� 11 iMM ������������������iIWi���������  Boys Warm Reefer Coats, Mens Overcoats, Blue Beaver cloth heavily lined  throughout at 20 p-c regular prices.  200 pairs Boys short #ants at greatly  reduced prices.  "���������1  ',%  4  tUt  ir ������������������*   The 'Best Store.  NAPIER & PARTRIDGE  ^<At������*iurtM0^tft^ The Heiress of  Cameron Hall.  BY LAURA JEAN LIBBEY  Atf&of of "Miss Middleton's Loy������/* wA Forbidden Matt*-  age," '' Daisy Brooks/' Etc.* Etc  8itw&3*&oM8^^  Continued from last week.  eyes  'i  ���������lhcn vivmn, wmte as marine,  faced her friend slowly. :  "I think. I can supply the missing  links, as to where she went from  the New York tenement house and a  life of poverty," she whispered, shrilly, "and a reason, too, why she will  never marry your lover, but instead,  rob me of mine!"  And in a few rapid words Vivian  gave Miss Kirkwood a graphic account of Helena's aivent at Carr.eron  Hall, and all that occurred fdnce,  ending with the marriage io Frederick Castleton, whicb had been broken  off at the very altar.  "Frederick Castleton does not know  _he is in London," she concluded, rapidly, "and he must not know it!  He must be induced to leave the city  at once!"  "So must Mark," assented Miss  Kirkwood.  "How strange that we should both  have the same thing to dread from  this girl," cried Vivian. "We must  both unite in our efforts to outwit  her. She must nol see Frederick; ay,  she shall not!"  "And she must" not see Mark!"  cried Miss Kirkwood, plaintively.  "When they return to the box I  will plead indisposition and -Frederick will take me home at once; you  can follow. And on the morrow we  will search out Helena's stopping-  place, and tflen:���������'  The rest of the sentence was whispered slowly and deliberately into  her companion's car.  Miss Kirkwood trembled and turned pale. ' ' *    ���������  "Do you     hesitate?" cried Vivian.  "Remember,   your     love as well as  mine is at stake.       It will     be the  -great-st_uggle���������Qf.Jife_Mt__?_n_jthreo_  Miiioeu, -wildly, throwing herself into;-  F.leanor Kirkwood's amis as.the carriage bowled rapidly, alonj;.  in the corridor of the hotel they  parted. "  "Jf I am not in the-parlor to-morrow morning when the breakfast bell  rings, go down with Miss Forrester  without me," said Vivian, lowering  her white lids guiltily over her restless blue eyes.  When Vivian had shut herself up in  the solitude and seclusion, of her own  chamber, she gave, full vent to tho  terrible anguish, rage and despair  that waged such a deadly war in her  heart. ;  "I love him! ' I love him!"> sh.  cried, fiercely, "and she shall not  take him from me. She might as  well take the heart from my bosom."  Helena in London, and Frederick  here too! Was "there ever sych  strange, unaccountable'attractions ih  fate before? She had been secure in  the belief that the blue ocean rolled,  between them, and that she had him  all to herself here, that, her great;  patient love would win recognition  in time. Such a love as hers must  win love in return. And now here  they both were, liable to meet any  day-rany moment! The old lovo  would sway the hearts of bothf and  the vows brc*:en at the very altar  would be renewed, and it, would end  in Helena's and Frederick's marriage. , :,  "Oh, no, no, no!" she.cried out  wildly, pressing her hands tightly  over her throbbing heart, and rocking herself to and fro, "I would kill  them first!"  That .^thought brought still another  and darker   to    her brain     so dazed  with the conflicting tortures    of intense jealousy.  For an hour or more she gazed out  women for love's s*-ake  The moments flaw rapidly by. Still  to both Vivian's and Miss Kirkwood's intense surprise, neithoir Frederick nor Mark returned to the box.  Vivian sent' one of the ushers in  quest of them. He- returned with a  puzzled face; his search had been  futile. The gentlemen were nowhere,  about the theatre;        '*'".".  "Go back of the scenes arid" search  for them there," cried Vivian, slip  ping a coin into the man's hand,  "and if you find either or both of  thom there, tell mo who they are  'talking with and find oili what they  are talking about and I will double  tlllS /gUnV.'V :.f-.: ...',-';������������������.! .-.     ������������������ ......,.*.  Tho man boWjed.'n,i}dviiioyedv away  with alacrity.  A few moments later ho returned  with the samo'words: "Neither gentleman had been seen back of the  StagO."',;������������������ V| ,.yJ ���������'.'...'"-.  At-'���������. thn,t^.; instant Mark .Forrester  swiftly,' entered tlio box alono.  Doth could see by his pale, excited  face something unusual had happened.  "Madame," he snid, turning nervously to Vivian, "Mr. Castleton can  not return. Ho begs of mo to see  you both to your carriage at onco.  You would not enjoy remaining owning to ft circumstance which I am  requested not to explain to you until to-morrow."   a ',  Without a word both Vivian ' and  MIsb Kirkwood folded their opera-  cloaks about thom and followed Mark  out into tho street.  "Surely you aro coming with un,  Mark," said Miss Kirkwood, uh thoy  soated themselves In their carriage.  "I am sorry I must bo so uiigat-  lant as to refuse you," he said, earnestly, "but I must return to Frederick; he needs iiie. .To-morrow you  will understand whnt r enn not find  words to express now," ho answered, sorrowfully.  Vivian leniu-d out of tho cnrrlngo  with  a  deaUi-whitu  fare,   anil     laid  a white,    jeweled,    trembling    baud  on  hi- iii'tn.  "Answer me one question, Mr, I'or-  I'l'Kler, iiii ymir honor as a genl Ionian." Shi' WlltKp.'IVil. Ill a voire I hut.  thrilled him i-1 i'ui>,m-l>, whilo li">v  hill", gleaming eyes seemed to pi.T'.'u  Mfaii-lit tlii'iiiieh his heart, "answer  III.: Uii.i i|Ue;-tioii. luive either Frederick (lr yours. If met. nny one in London sa\e our own  purty  whom yuu  ...      *     r   ,.,,<% (i,i ,.,t,in t l'|.  '���������������'���������* ���������   i|ile������1 ino-   I ill 1    answer      it,     I  prn" vou!" she (.rasped, lier cUiigint;  eho p l urhteiiing on hiH nrm.  li,ilk  I'oi'le.V.ei   iveird  .slightly l-,'.r\\  ward, steiid.vinw himself ngalnst the  c.ii i.o.'e wheels, his five us white a-  \ i\ i.iii s own,  I rim only answer wr myself," h������������������  replied,  gravely,    and     in so hollo-  und   constrained   a  \ oleo  that     bo'.;  holies looked at lum   ill  Wonder.     "1  have seen no ouo whom I know    before."  In    VlVlllli,    hi*    \.ni i'i-,    Si.    !��������� ���������,,:',:������������������ :t-  had  li.eu  Uko n  deiith-ktioll,    lie Imd  ofThT^en~^winaowta't~tl:ie^tWlllrW~  ed sky���������gazed without seeing aught  but a beautiful girlish face framcUi  ih soft, glossy, nut-brown1 curls that  wavered before her mental vision.   '.";  The night     deepened, and a heavv'.  fog veiled thc stars from her    sight  as it sprnid over the great city.  Vivian .'Cameron was facing the  darkest temptation of her life '-7-.  'fighting a desperate battle in .hc<f;  soul for good or evil. '';���������-.'  "I lovo him the best," sho 'mutters  ed,  hardening  her  heart.   "Let.,' /ifie  think what life would bo wor������h ' t'o;i  me     without     him,    and  thought decide me,"  It.was scarcely^daylight when Viy-.*;  ���������ian- rang the bell* 'aiyl-requested tlW.'  boy who answered the summons'   t'o'-'  send her up the city directory;    ,  An hour later, wrapped in Joy'long,,  dark circular and heavily veiled:, Vi'v-1,  ian stole quietly apd unobserved ;out  of'the ladies' entrance, '.making  way through the dense fog    tq  nearest cab-stand;' but ono stolid bo  foro the pavement. ,,\  Hastily hailing it, and with ��������� n,  few cautiously whispered .���������words,  to tho driveri sho hurriedly entered  it, and ;.Was soon rapidly whirling  over tho streets of London on, .her.  fatal errand.  o_ji r serve y<#><7 maname?"  . For    a   single  instant their  met.-  "I     wonder    if T  can trust him?"  thought ..Vivian.     "He looks  like  a  man  .who    can be approached���������one  who-   can    be     inllucnccd by gold's  magic power."  Meanwhile     the    keen-eyed   doctor  had  taken  in  all  the  indications  of  his  early-morning  caller,   from     the  diamonds tha.t swung from her shelllike >ears and'glistened on her whito  hands1,    to the texture of the heavy  silk  sho woro.     He noted the ner"-  ous,    nesitatmg    manner,    and    lhe  flush, that stole into her blonde   face1  under his,penetrating gaze, and men-'  tally concluded that she had come to,  him upon some very delicate mission.  For an instant Vivian was    at    a  loss how to proceed.  '    "I have conic upon quite a Strang,  en and, doctor,"    she    said, "but   I  think,  of all London, you can help  me the best,  ' iind    I am   willing to  pay handsomely for it."  Dr.'Black    rubbed    his    hands together softly, his little black    beads  of eyes sparkling as he bowed    low  before her.  "I am highly complimented'   that  "madame thinks so highly of me," he  said, in a smooth voice,  "an.d    rest  assured I > shall do all in my    power  to assist you 'in any way.     Please  consider me entirely    eX    your service." ' 'J     '"'���������'.   ���������'  "Thanks," replied Vivian, flushing  constrainedly again.    "I may as well  come to the .point at once," she said,  emboldened',by his ready complianco  and emphasis of the words, "in any  way."          '.,. .'.  "Certainly," responded the doctor,  "few,  young ladies have that    rare  good sense.     Come to the   point at  once, .by all.means���������I am. all attention.":.        ���������' '   '"'       " ;���������   .   '..������������������    '  Vivi'ati toyed   for a,moment   with;  her    dainty    lace handkerchief, then  began,'.slowly.  "I have a young and beautiful    relative,  a young girl,  whom we fear  has made arrangements to elope with  One who. is im every way her    inferior.     We have: discovered    that the  young    m&ti   lias: bought tickets to  America for two,, and intends to sail  some time in the course of the coming month.     To prevent a marriage  in the; interim, the young girl,must-  be removed,     and  detained in soma  secure place, ..by*. forfcewiLnecessary,  for    if    this marriage ��������� should    take  palace, it' would break more ' hearts  jthan one.     It must be ��������� presented!"  ,.   '.'.Ah, yqs, I,see," .r_jjs%a^lfe~7clsc~;r  tpry.   thoughtfully;'-; -': "I understand  the exact situation,.; arid., sympathize  with:. you  deeply/     These elop'ments  are .by. far j.00 frequent' nowadays."  ''Arid youn^g,gii;ls- are sure1 > t,o ruo  'thein... so    bitterly in, after    years,"  Sighed  Vivian behind.hor lace handkerchief*.  .,.-.    .     J   ......    :;;"  .   "Exactly," rbspbnded'the doctor.  "Now^ that -you know all; :((d������'Vyou  , think ty.Qvi. Cart'assist, ine jri^Uis.dell  .\catft; niAVtcr, ��������� doctor?.1   ������������������>f-^**~ti  iViVl   .pay'''''*���������--���������''"'*   let  that." '^OWn.   ���������".'"'���������"���������.���������'���������.,' , .'"';  ' '', ';     ���������,      ''���������       '   ,  niu v. i  i, ^ryjj.tprrnj, .'oiacUjl;'.'' ^iirmured ^Dr,  -Dlnclf,, bowing;-uBj^,.^mil(pg>tilah^ly.  ���������'���������'''ItsbSair'be' oiilyXP0 juoased tovsoryo  ���������yqu���������>.   ._Jring';\tlia'^.iC)ung*v' lady .', here"  some.vtinio.^.uri)^ tlio'/ic'i&tiVs'o of the'  day; 'and, here Khe, Hho.1V rest socuro *  until yotrdesire'her release,",''  Vivian's eyes'   sparkled ' .wickedly.  l,71r- 'She was* succeeding,.beyond hor wild-:  th'a j estlipjies;   , I,t wp,uld bo easy, to bbt  tain Holena's'.'addross; ttt: tho Gaiety  Tl'ioatre;    slio would di'ivo thoro    at'  o,nco.;   ,* , v(:.:',; '*    .. '. '.    .r... 'J  .."Romombor,'" spiel the. doctor, with  marked       euipliufcis,       "it ,,  imust,  clearly     bo     understood      between'  us a .. v|,hat    I . nm    acting '   only  llehichiber,   I  ' hari_sbtnely ���������; (foVkH', cs,sh,  a low cry proke from her lips as  the blue eyes and velvety dark ones  met.  "Vivian!'' she gasped, and in that  instant she remembered how they  had parted  on  that terrible night.  Vivian knew well the girl's open-  hearted, honest, forgiving nature,  nnd hnd rapidly concocted in her fertile brain, just what plan to pursue.  "Oh, Helena!" she cried, plaintively, holding out her jeweled  hands, "how eould you take me at  niy word und think that I meant to  drive you from Cameron Hall? I  spoko only in the white heat of anger. 1 was never conscious of all  I said, I was so excited, to know  that the guests were all there, and  the marriage was broken ofi!"  llek'iia oponed' lier great, lovely,  dark eyes in honest wonder She  never dreamed that Vivian was acting only a clever part, and she quite  believed her..  "Yes, I took you nt your word,  Vivian," she said, with girlish candor. "How was I to know that  you (lid not really mean all the cruel  words you said? I never intended to  cross your path again���������never!"  ������������������it ������e.������rohed the    whole world  over for you, Helena, to win yo.ur  forgiveness and take you back with  me to Cameron Hall," replied Vivian, artfully, "and when you entered  the cab I was delighted and surpris-  ��������� ed! Oh! Helena!" she cried, "let  us forget the past, make up, and be.  the true friends we were before.  Come homo with me, I have so much  to say to you."  "Surely you did not come to London for the sole purpose of finding  me?" inquired the innocent, artless  Helena.'  "For that purpose and no other,'''  declared Vivian Cameron, never  blushing beneath the gaze of those  beautiful, pure, dark . eyes���������at the  falsehood that was staining her lips.  "Didn't you recognize me���������at the  ���������Gaiety'Theatre���������last night?" asked Helena, blushing furiously. "I recognised you* Vivian." ���������  "Dear me, no!" cried Vivian, opening her pale blue eyes wide in affected surprise. "Why, in what part  of the house were you, Helena? Who  was with you?"  Helena dropped her dark eyes in the  greatest of girlish confusion.  "What would Vivian say if she  once dreamed that the Princess Gay  on the stage was herself?" she  thought, flushing hotly up to thc  soft rings of brown hair on her fore-  tead"and--n:ientally-coneluding���������Vivian should never know it, answered,  evasively: ��������� c'    :  ���������  .     ������������������ ��������� ��������� '     .  '"I was quite alone."  "I intend to lay claim to you at  once, Helena,'''" said Vivian.. "You  must come home with me, or at least  \Vhere. I aniy stopping. Some ono is  wUh. iho who wishes to seo you Very,  '���������much, iiiy dear girl."  ."Oh,'t'kVivian!'! she gasped, clutching frantically , at the arm of her  beiiutif.ul,, ^treacherous friend; "tell  me, '. isr-ritfr-Frederick? Is ho with  you?"'; ���������.;���������''%'���������.:   ;  ; . At that}, ttjpmerit the carriage stopped beforo't'hp red-brick house  ���������    1 .,'        '   |i������i  carea on.y ior origuc nomes anawu-  liant people."  "So I do," returned Vivian, with  a light, careless laugh. "I knew  these people long ago, and whofl I  camo to, London, of course I felt  rather in duty bound to call upon,  them. They pressed the hospitality  of their home so strongly upon me I  couldn't refuse, without actually be-"  ing rude, so here I am."     -  "This room is so dark and grim I  actually feel.uncomfortable in it,"  returned Helena, thoughtfully,, "You  must not laugh at me', Vivian, "but it  seems to recall all the stories I havo  ever read 01 haunted houses; these  paneled walls, dark-painted ceiling  and huge, frowning book-cases, anci  thc master's grim,, foreboding faco  actually frightens mo.1"  "Pshaw!" retorted Vivian, flushing  hotly, "what nonsense you talk.  It's only the London .fog outside that  makes tho house appear gloomy, and.  as to Mr. Brown looking grim is  simply ridiculous. You're not used  to England and the English."  "Ho looks more like a Spaniard or  a Cuban," persisted Helena. "He's  certainly dark enough to be one.",;  Tho conversation was interrupted  just then by the entrance of a servant with a silver tray containing  two daintily filled crystal glasses,  one containing water, the other wine.  Vivian handed Helena the glass of  iced-water with a hand that never  trembled although she guessed but  too well* just what "it contained.  Helena never once noticed that Vivian replaced the wine,upon,the tray  untastcd, while she, being thirsty,  drank , the tiny glass of iced-water  without perceiving that it bore - a  slightly bitter taste.  Poor Helena! Alas! she was so  innocent, sO unsuspecting.  Five, ten minutes passed, still thier  bright world outside for the last  time; she was a prisoner in thoso  grim walls until death should release  herl  'i  CHAPTER XXXII.  Vivian drove quickly back to the  hotel, gaining her own room quite  unobserved.  Her cheeks were flushed; her (jyes  burned unnaturally bright,,while the  little jeweled hand that threw off the  plumed hat was anything but steady.  She drew a long, shuddering  breath, murmuring, "hoarsely:  "All     is   fair in love and war..  I  loved him the best.    I will never give  !him_up_to_Hdfljm.    I would1 far ra-  Si'"li    In,    otte,    Im',     I,..'    :,l,,:,-..,   S'.'l'.  that Fre.lerh k hud 11c'.  The  t-re*  of \ hunt's   ioaloney  rPkindl.d   with   piiotil.led  force,  hud no iwd it* ������i������!������wtr inure.  q^ii^ nt,d- r-tooni  "I!,. 11 wiih thai girl at this  wome^ti my, bear* ttHt me an  Wet e  He  VUe  v*r;  mitf  ��������� ! ��������� ���������,    . CHAPTER XXX. '.'.;    . ; ,',  Tlio fab stopped before a long,.low,  irregular ,red-brick building on; .one  of tho liy-strbots/'", '"��������� ;   ���������  ,  "Wait for mo hero," saifj Vlkiah,'  turning toward tho hmisn,   ;  '        '  She glnni'od iip hasitatlngly at tho  heavily curtained windows, thon at  tho nout Rilvor plato on tho door  bearing tho mi 1.110;  Du. Stkmfkn Black,  Vivian gavo tho bell a sharp, 1m-  perati'vo pull. Flvo, ten infinites  pnssed, yet no ono answered the  stuiiiiiiiiiM, although Ylvltiu'H quick  ear had detected tlio Bound of shuffling footstepH uud nmillud .voices lu  a wliispered ilitltnte,  At length the door was opened  over so slightly, nnd a short, wiry,  Kwnrihy-fiu'i'd num brusquely inquired wiiiu, ,wus, wanted,  "I Mi.a.1,1 Ida. to seo Pr.' Black,"  replied Vivian, tartly; "and I don't!  fancy bolng kept out horo in tho fog  forever, eitln r." 1  lie threw open tho door, profuso in j  hiH  apologies, )  "V    ���������        t   I        M'o   ont'X*'Jt   ttnld '  Vivlnn,      ent 1 tne' hN roiniirUs short; I  "hut, my business with the doctor ih 1  Imperative,  and  admits of as littlo  delay us possible."  IIo opened tlie door of nn ndjnront  room���������oflico and  library cmuliiiiod���������  Iiowiuk  tier  in, unu  puo-uiH  o. vutiit  for her.  "I am Dr. Itlnclc." ho snid. "Hqw  nil Wm P������rin������ii������n(.  "t my, J������?nkln<������, I'm In a t<������mpomry  tmbnrrassment. Can yon lend roe $ 10V"  "Ouly a temporary etnt.)nrrnMm*������nt?  You're much luckier titan I nm."-  fransliitttl For Tftlei From Fllegende  niAtter.  lo IdleneM there If perpetat) &+  ) ������y������kr.-C������ii|^, Jm^���������  'in accordance with my.; pitofosstonal'  dbvichi i I understand .that the young  la'fjy ,iri question is iStiffijrliig'. from  n^rvfijjfs 'exetteiMent/rind undue jhflu-  oncbi:tf^;.,oxc'Hi*?������ ht'r,' to sticih, a,n ex-  :t,phtTtha;t you believfj it best" to1 ro-'  "inovo' liist from ilto'siiinoi tin'til i ;8uch  time as; you,:, '^ol i^jvoi, tjib catiso.. to b^  entirelyJrompvVd. ,' Voir wish hor tal  remain in Hiy'^Qtisb;''Where She, may'  have the bet>������'(H' of lH"'fect quiet and  ,j*i)st under niy own ciirei'1, ho concluded, stiiliy cloHirtg'his hnnd firmly ovor tlio roil of bills,Vivian had  placed oil tlio, tnblo,  "Oh, yes, certainly,'' replied Vivian, with a wlclu'd, saucy laugh.  "I. soo you understand the enso perfectly��������� Hh' iieedn and requirement*. I  wili go now; you limy expect to soo  rue again Home timo this afternoon.  I'll bring her witli.nio,"  Tho doctor bowed hl������ strange guest  out of llie ritliee. nnd Urn cab rolled  rapidly, nwny through the denso fog,  An odd smile played about his mmilh  ns ho ���������filtered lhe lioiise, muttering to  himself. "A beautiful littlo mystery!  1 wonder who she is, nud why sho in  interested in having the young, girl  hhe speaks of. spirited awny and held  a prisoner, as it were, for nn Indefinite period."  V....;,-��������� '..J. *'������������������������������������'.��������������������������� it'll--.*'* %-%rtl<Xl%, tr  X\\i* (Inletv Theatre. 'n'w\ fotinrl th*������rc  that Helena, was stopping with HohU,  nol. No. ��������� --������������������ Square, and  thither Vivian drove at onco.  Again fortune favored the hen nil ful  daring plotter. On the poll ico,  equipped in her streot i:ostunu������, mmm  Helena, and with one littlo whito  hand sho ongerly. hailed tho cub In  whUh Vivian sat.  Tho driver won just nbout to ro-  fuse, sny ing that his cub was already engnu'ed by the passenger In-  hldo, Vivian jpiicUy inierpowd wuh  n shrill whisper, and Immediately ho  drew rein clone in tim curbstone,  ���������prong from his box, and MUdsted  Helena to enter, authored up bin rcim  nnd wan whirling rapidly down tho  boulevard ere Helena rafted her eyes  to the lave ut the lady paMcnger ift-  Vluti uuuouit* bar.  i'1'.'Come with i'inOr and yoii shall soon  seo!" ,cr.ied; Vivian, thro^Vinig her arm  about' Helena's .'sTomler, violently  trembling form,' and drawing her up  tlio,stops, and into tho wide, dark  hall, and to the most piteous fato  a young ,girl ever met.  I      "     ��������� "   i CHAPTER XXXI.  ��������� ,..,,',,. ���������   ������������������   *   '     '    ���������  "Oh,- Vivian,' is,   Fredorick   here?"  , cried llelonct,' pressing hor llttlo white  'hands ;.to hor throbbing heart    and  "shrinking still closer to Vivian's sido.  l/'Wo parted in such   bitter anger. I.  can not soo- him,"' .    '���������' ' ' ��������� ���������  "i A strange light, glowed li> Vivian's  eyes as Sho answorod 'in a li'ard, c'on-  sVained voice,   as   tho door of tho  doctor's library closed   behind thom  wltli,. an audible click."  "Don't bo alarmed; Fredorick Isn't  horo."?;.'  ��������� At that, moment the door opened  and Dr. Black entered.  "I havo not boen gono long," said  Vivian, tossing off her plumed hat  and inviting Helena to follow her example "I found my llttlo relative  quite unexpectedly; lielonn, my  dear," she suid, exchanging a peculiar look with tho doctor, "allow mo  to Introduce you to my friend, Mr,  Drown."  Helena bowed,' wondering vaguely  why tho brilliant Vivlnn should  chooso to remain in Mr. Brown's  lonely homo, when (Iiuneron Hall  with ll������ .magnificent appointments  rtutl spacious gi'oundH had proved too  dull for her. Sho.had noticed a lull,  dark, lingular wom'nn passing  through tho hull as they entered,  Hjirely that was not Vivian's hostess  ���������Vivian who had such a cordial dislike of grim people,  "I am moro than tired," said Vivlnn, with a slight yawn, "nnd 1  Hlioulri be gluu to utcepi a giuod vi  wuus."  "Certainly," responded the doe-  tor. "I shall order two glasses  brought whllo I go in search of my  wife. Miss Helena, too, must be  H:y: ���������������������������������<"���������  "You need not have any wine  brought for me, sir," snid Helena,  raising her large, dark, luminous  oyes to hi* guilty face. "I never  take any; but 1 should thank you  vory much for a Rlnss of water,'2  Mr, Brown tonHed unrl left the  room presumably in quest of hh  wife, ar; h" had ������������������aid  Helena turned Wonderingly to Vivian when tliey found thcmselvw.  alone.  "How , strange that you care t������  visit tn this lonely hotift*." ahe suid  witb    a. shudder.   "I tbouebt   yoi  ther see him lying before mc cold in  death than wedded to my rival. Ah,  how much a desperate woman will do  and dare, for .love's sake! She is out  of jny path how/*and out of Frederick's reach, and my next' step must  be to. induce Frederick to, kaye��������� London;'with'.'.Eleanor''and'1116 at once. I  shall never fqel quite '-safe until the  lights    of   London   tii'e.  out of'  my  sight." .;���������.{ ���������  Guardians had been ,known to immure, their innocent wards; to, private  asylums that.thoy might gain their  ,\vealth. Was it any worsfe for her'to  deprive her rival of the chance of;  meeting Frederick? she . as.k<?d herself,  ovoi* and over again, to stit\p tlie accusing voice of'conscience.'.'\  When Frederick was safe,' beyond  tho possibility of. crossing Helena's  path she should have her liberty -7  not before. ��������� i.v   :j.  Sho heard low, mysterious, whls- ���������  pored voices iu tlie corridor .butsiilo',  but slio novor heeded thenl. IAh sho  stood thoro -.boforo ihe,, mlrrW 8[ho pdri-  dorcd long anil oarncistly asV'tb w'liy  Frederick ,������ so unceremoniously n)id  withal so mysteriously loft 'thoir box  at'tho opera'tho night previous with  an unknown stranger. , .  .', And why ho had sent Mark' Forr.oq-  tor to, thoir carriage'with thom. ������.  Vivian could 110L undorstand It.  Froderick should oxplam. tho whplo  matter whon lio camo to' luncheon,  sho promised herself. , -1,  All night long . thoro hnd boen a  haunting fear in hor mind that Holona was in somo way cgnnocted with  It; now that this fear wiis dispelled  by Holona's own admission that sho  had not soon Frederick sinco thoy  parted on what was to have been  her wodding-night, Vivian bnnlshod  tlio curious subject from hor  thoughts,   '  A few momonts later, resplendent  In amber satin and lino black laco,  Vivian tapped at Miss Kirk wood'*  door. Thero was no response, although sho heard voices issuing from  nn inner room; she pushed oj������n tho  door nnd sauntered In, her dainty  slippered feet and I railing silken robe  milking no soimd on tho thick, velvet carpel.       ��������� ';  Miss Klrkwn'rtri ftnd Prudeneo Forrester were hlaiiding al the window,  their backs toward/hor,  lu her hand Miss Forrester held ft  crumpled noto which she road slowly  aloud:  "\lo door ���������Prudence," If mn. "our  voung friend, Frederick Castleton, ll  in great trouble, ami Hi is. *aiua  troublo has struck at my heart,; too.  Bo you remember that I relntea 'to  you tho sad story, as told by himself, of tho beautiful young bride  wno uuu iiuiu iuiu 1iimn.1v ui, J.l-Ji  marriage altar? Ah, Prudonco, how  shall I pen the lines that reopen that  old bleeding wound afresh? That  young girl was my beautiful, lost  Helena. I would spare you the sequel tf I could; but, alas! I can not.  Look In this morning s paper, and  you will find a detailed account 0!  thnt wtiuh i can not, rimtiol iuvhuU  sufficiently even to think of calmly.  "Yours In great haste,  "Mart.ti  TO BE CONTINUED. V  '  :1. :'  ft  CUMBERLAND NEWS[  Cumberland, B. C.  f  The Hopelessness of C __**(.  A quaint old cure for the gout���������a  cure, from a seventeenth century medical work, that was designed to show  .gout's hopelessness. "First pick," said  this odd cure, "a handkerchief from the  pocket of a spinster who never wished  to wed; second, wash tho handkerchief  in an honest miller's pond; third, dry it  on tlie hedge ��������� of a person who never  was covetous; fourth, send it to the  shop,.of a physician who never killed a  patient; fifth, mark it with a lawyer's  ink who never cheated a client, and,  sixth, apply it, hot. to the gout tormented part. A speedy cure must follow."  CAN WALK AROUND  AND DO BIS WOR*  Dodd's Kidney Pills Cured W.J.  Dixon's Rheumatism.  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SLOCUM, Limited  179 King St. W.       Toronto, Canada  Helpless as a Baby.���������South American  .-theumaiic Cure strikes the root of the  ailment- and strikes it quick. R. W.  ���������VriQbt. 10 Daniel street. Brockville.  Out.*, for twelve years a great sufferer  from rheumatism, couldn't wash hiiri-  ������������������(.'lf, teed himself or dress himself. After using six bottles was able to go to  work, and says: "I thinK pain has left  ne forever."���������26  P. O. Box  689  N   Phone  3361  Canadian Co-operative Co. Ltd.  John^lcViearrMgr^  CommifNion Merchants and dealers in all  kinds oi GRAIN. Consignments solicited.  Write phone or wire ui for particulars.  Off foe, 308 Mclntyre Blook, Winnipeg  CC ACQ RtWARD will  *J>a,VvV be pnld to any  mrton who prove! that  Sunlight Soup contain! any  Injurious chemicals or any  form of adulteration,  Sunlight  Soap  is better than other soaps,  but is best when used in  the Sunlight way.  Sunlight Soap contains  no injurious chemicals.  Sunlight Soap is pure  soap, scientifically made.  Every step In it* mann*  faccure is wutehed by on  expert chemist.  Sunlight Soap saves  labor, and the wear of  rubbing which common  soaps require in washing  fabrics.  Yoar none? refolded fcy  th. dealer Trot* whom yoo fey  SunJl������ht imp ti yoo hnd any t  for oompUlm.  He Kne\y a Lady.      .  A London cabman had brought suit  against a woman for not paying the legal fare, and his constant remark  throughout was, "She ain't a lady, she  ain't."  "Do you know a lady when you sec  ono?" asked tho Judge.  ; "I do, ye Honor, Last week a lady  gave me a sovr'n Instead of a shilling,  and I called: 'Beg pardon, pindam, I've  got a sovr'n instead of a fthlllin'/' she  shouts back: 'Well, old fool, ko^p the  change and get drunk with it.' That's  wot I calls a lady!"  Most Surprising.  "I'vo gat something to sny to you,  Miss Knox," begun Sapwlt, who had  finally summed up courage to propose, "that-���������aw���������may surprise you,  I think"���������  "You do? That certainly does surprise mo!" in term n toil thn oruol girl.  His Forte.  "Spinks miys this tulk about trusts  is all foolishness."  "Its ho an authoilty on trusts?"  ���������'Maybe not, but he's an authority M  foolishness."  What are your friends saying  about you? That your gray  hair makes you look old?  And yet, you are not forty!  Postpone this looking  old.  Hair Vigor  Use Ayer's Hair Vigor and  restore to your gray hair all  the deep, dark, rich color of  early life.  Then be satisfied.  w���������y������r. Tlalr Vigor reitored th������ natnral  color to my gray nalr. and I am greatly  pleased, Itls all you claim for It."  Mrs. B. J. V-KDIOAB, Moobanlciville, N. T.  Official figures show that there are  17,000,000 children in Russia between  the ages of six and sixteen who are  not getting .any education.  Dear Sirs,���������Within the past year  inm-oAv-of-three~fatty-tumoi-s-on--Ahe-  head having been removed by the application' of MINARD'S LINIMENT  without, any surgical operation and  there is no indication of a return.  CAPT. W. A. PITT'  Clifton, N. B, Gondola Ferry.  #1.40 a bottle.  _*_h1__iSmi  for  j, o, inn oo.,  lowelKMajj,  Dark Hair  . An engineer declares that 50,000  people now do the work with machinery which needed 16,000 persons' a  few years ago.  Under the Nerve Lash,���������The torture  and torment of the victim of nervous  prostration and nervous debility no one  onn rightly estimate who has not beon  under the ruthless lash of these relentless human foes, M. Williams, of Fortl-  wich, Ont., was for four yonrs a nervous  wreck. Six bottles of South .American  Nervine worked a miracle, anw 1  .ur confirmed It���������28  his doc  Btnte of Ohio, City of Toledo,  1,liens County, ��������������������������� . 1#  Frank J. Chi'm-y mnboa oath that n������  In ������"nl >r partner of tho tinn rfJ.J.  Chonev A Co., doing buslnoMs In the City  Wt' roldii. County mid 81/1 to nforei������aUl,  n i,i lint Wild llriti will pay the t������������m nf  ONH UND MOD DODDAitS for ������'���������eh  SulVvi'iyciioof Catarrh that ewjiwt  my^Pi^Sffi ������������ S S'SSSSU!  'Nflr'nlT"' A.  W.   OLF.ASON,  '        ; Notary   rubllo.  Hall'* Oif/tiTh Cure la tnken Internnlly  nnd net. directly on the blood and muc������  .Km   unrfnei*.   of  tlio  syHtom.   Send  for  "'"'���������'T'tVA'^FV ft m��������� reteilo, O.  fiold liy nil  DruRKlKtN. ~ibe.  Take Hall's Family Pills for coimtlpa-  it<m.  Uvm Iwiksri tWM, temt*  .%  Ten t.nn* Words,  A correspondent wants to know If  tho telegraph companies would lend  tlio following ton words, which, ho  *aya, aro tho ten largest words tn tbo  language, nt the regular rates for ten  words: Valetudinarianism, subconstl-  tuttonallttt, lueoB!j������rfli������nnlullHy, philo-  progonttlvoness, honorlflolbllltudinlty,  nnthropophn������cnpnnrlnn, disproportion'  ���������hlouess, vcloclpedestrlanlstlcal, tran-  aubstantlatloosbleness, protnUtrtnsub*  sUntlstlonlst. Re can easily find out  by sanding tbem.  Rn  Invlting.  Prospect  Nothing  better for  you���������nothing more  inviting  thin a  meal  of  Mooney's Perfection  Creom Sodas  Mooney's Biscuits are an wttily  balanced, wholesome, nourishing  food, equally good for young and  old. Made from Canada's finest  wheat flour, rich cream and pure  butter. Baked by the Mooney  bate in tht Mooney way.  5ay 'Mooney's'toyour grocer,  In Franco, out of every 100 Inhabitants, 123 are old people of moro than  CO years, as against 72 in England  und 70 in Germany. ,  Cholera and all summer complaints  are so quick in their action that the  cold hnnd of death is upon the victims before they aro aware that dan  gor is near. If attacked do not delay  In getting the proper medicine. Try  a dose of Dr. J, D. Kollog's Dysontory  Cordial, and you will got immodlnu  relief, Jt nets with wonderful rapid  Ity and never fails to effect a euro,  Sunlight Soap it better than othor soaps,  nit ia best when used in tho Sunlight way.  ���������*y Sunlight Boap and follow directions.  Six million pounds of adulterated  and harmful foods wero destroyed by  the Health Department of New York  In tho last twelve months.  Minard's   Liniment  Cures Garget   In  Cows.  Tlio Maoe,'  Tlio mnco was'-.originally a potent  weapon of offense originating doubt-  Ions In that curliest and most common  weapon, tho wooden club, It was nn  essential part of a knight's accouter*  mont, being useful at closo quarters,  Kor ready eonvenleuoo it was hung al  bis saddlebow,   Snys an ancient poom  And wllh blfl heavy main of nttila  Then lio gavo tho hying his dolo.  Tin? besnguo nnd buston woro varied  forum nf tlio maeo, Tlio maco used on  Jiorsi'biH'lc wns n small weapon, usual"  ly uf stool, That used ou foot was  much longer nnd commonly of wood,  wllh bond armed with Iron rings and  ������pll������vs. ' It was carried hy tho escort  of magistrates nml others ns a ready  proii'i't.l'Hi ngulnst violence. As society quieted down und Its original uso  fell into iibeyuiico Iho tiling naMtiiicu  Uiu oiliiiimytUil upjR'.u������i..ti u ii. turn ii.t.-t,  It now being niiTlcil in a more bouor*  ory form.   Notes and Queries.  A IliiJttilitr Cniitom.  At ,\ *"" ,n \ v,v-,.t������iiri n ������ln<?n1nr  custom Is observed. When any porson  Is Injured ho gets hold, if possible, of  his adversary's garment and ties it to  his own. If ho can do this the offent'or  never attempts to release himself or to  Innve the trarmnnt behind him, but  quietly follows to the presence of bis  superior* who nro to Judgo him.  An clovon-yoar-old boy named Harrison has nover missed an attendance  nf Wavorbrlilcfo School, near Wlgion,  Cumberland,HiiKlnnd.for seven yours.  Living a mllo from Iho school, tho  sturdy lad bus daily tramped thoro  and bnck, in all sorts of weather, over  slnco ho was four years old, and hns  by this means traversal over 2,00')  miles.  [No |roi^ to mdtf  J|     w fi v No ������������a  Add  little  rtradt  of Beef,  Armour's is the be&, to  hot water ��������� and yen  have a cup of beef tea  that tones up the sy&em  better than any medi-  Cllie,  All ulliggidUaiiu  grocers sell  ARMOUR'S  Extract of B������������f������  AllMCl LOttrSi,   ���������  ItMKN,  StawwWt  AHi JAPANESE  at a Low Price,  Wlwlesttle and Betail.  Svvaei aud Clean quality  Bo lbs. -,.$2.65  No, 5 Japfccma, Cumberland B.������'  For CANDIES  Novelties,   Pictures,  Frames and cleariing  of fr  ames.  D.   HUNDEN  Cumberland  Moppofelji gros,  _BA._EC_E������3_E^S  THREAD, Cakes and Pies delivered daily to any part of Oity.  wm -ox. of . aroceriea  C. H. TARBELL,  High Grade stoves  and sll Kitchen Requirements  SPORTSMENS GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  'ftii  ^^iyiyJt  TRADE IWARK8*  COPYRIGHTS &e  Anyono sondlnu aslcotol- .-sud description in������7  fluicit'y uncertain, free, whotb.. an Invention lu  probably patontahlo. Communications Btrlotly  coiMdentlui. Oldout wcncyvivrHccurtiiBpntouta  Is America.   Wn hnvo u WaslunKton office.  Patonta tiikou through Munu & Co. recalvu  l&euliil notice lu tbo  tamtifully illustrated. Inmost circulation of  any wigriHlto journal, weekly, terms ||MX> ayoori  iLfiO at toonttaa. Spooluson ooplos and Ii_N������  Sook oa PAvatcm sent tree. Address  MUNN   A   CO ,  WI Jkoadwu*, Now Yc_U.  TUOTIOE IS HK'iEBY GIVEN that ap.  ���������^ plica Him wi 1 ho made to the. Leg*  1'tM.va A'.soio'jiy of tfse Pro>ii oe of  British C<4.nuilm, --tt its next Si-Rirtou, for a  Privatr lb]) to incorporate a Company bo  build, vpiip, maintain a<-:d opetatc a line or  lines of r-iilway, either stwi__fd or usrrow  gauge, irom << point av> v-' uear Qwiitsuio Sd.  (to tlto West Go'JWt of V&ae.iuver Ldand by  the luu'j't duvet aud ,fea._iblw tyurie to a yosut  at or uoar irk-yiu'iur N.iiTOv. s t-heuud alor.g  Bute Inlet by ihe most direct and ieaaibie  route to a polus  ou tlio (.,-niiootiu viver aod theiioe by the  most direct aud ifcaiiihlt-, rou-,.o to the Piuo  River l'a.*.i; aud als" wi'u povvur to oqip,  construct aud inuiutaiu br.wiuli linos and ail  newwary bridal rud������, wajn -md ferrie,-;;  and to build, own and niau'itsun wharvbs ami  doclt_ in oonn<-i!ti������:i tliui-awitlij'iuid to build,  owu, eijuip nud nuuntaui Btoarn and other  vossula mid boaw, and operate the name on  auv navicahlo waters within thi? Froviiu*-:  and tn build, equip, optrato and main ain  twlegruph aud tilophoue liucHin uonittict.ion  with tl.o ������->id railway and bra-.iohta, and to  generate electricity lov ih<>. supply of litfht,  hoat and power; ;<ud lo aotjuire lamb, bonus  ea, privileges or ������ithoraids from any Oover .-  inent, Muoicipal Corporations or oiher pej-  ������-o_a or bodies, and to levy aud yol'ieort U>lLs  'rom all parties tisin*w: ud^gruph or telephone  lints, ami on all frcgh'. panning over any of  such road*, rnilwvys, ttauiways, fe*rlu������,  wioirvt'8 imd vessels budt liy the Oompau} j  and with power to im������_o iruliio aud other  arra_#euieut8 wuh mil*ay, steamboat or  oliher OoiniwuJbS and for til other uowsnary  or inyniental ri^hia, powora, aud privile^iM  iu that behalf.  Da*ed at Victoria B.C. the 2Srd day of  NovonibM l*Ji)5.  i'KTKilS & WILSON  8-hoitiuo ior uio  ivppi.euuts,  jlO  VfOTK'Bl'S HBRKHY GIVHN  that an  ���������*��������� '     appl'uuviDU wil- Ue iur.d*u to theL&������r-x  rsliiuve Atauiiibly of tlio Provbitw of  Britiuh O'-iumbin at icr, nest 8-..^iiioii fo' an  Act ijo revive, ratify an ��������� conlir'n the Coh-  tehau-Albernl ami Fort liupeT, Railway Co  Act), and exbenduig the time for oouuntiic-  ing construction of the mid radw.y, and of  vspeiwiui������ ten per oans oi the Compwiy'^  ttpital thereon, aad to empower the O.'tn-  p^uiy is extend ita rail wav fr<nn "wiy point  im itH line to t;he City ot VHcirftfU, or to auj  point on E'guiuudc liarboi; or in the alter  ntttive to iu.iorpora'je a Company Ui \ni\l.\  the line ol railway set out iu the Aot of In-  i������rporaUoa of tno mul d.>-iiip������ay, wltli no  ������������������xtrf'usion herbiubtiforo unnitioiK-vS, hj^i wwh  'di the potvera couiamed in tbe Model-llail-"  w?..y Kill.  D^.M at-Viotoria B.C., '22ml November,  -������������������i-9u������-  liOijERTSUN  & KOivFRTHON  tioUuHiud lor Uie A^p'Kiint'-  jlO  N  JOHN McLEODS  FOK FIRHT-OLAHH  CANDY, FRU1TH,  OKIARH & 'COJiAlXJOS  HARNESS  \\     WH.LARI) ui pm^iid to  * * ���������    fill ,iiiy Onion lur Vii.o or  H������ovy n_"UCHt<, ut uhi)ri uotuxi.  i OTICB: LS H EREiiY (ilVBN that . ���������..  at'plieaittoa will bo m_*to m t-ob hr*_-  iwa<dve A^flcw.bly of <*.������ Province ul  Ibridth CidiMiibia, a^-i'ii noxt 8<<������io������, for an  Aot to i/kaOT^MirJkte a (N>inp������wty with p\)W������r  to aoq'lirtt, t)arohi������t������, ooiwtauot wi'i-op������i,a������������  tfui m\dtiT*mkiv;������i i>f th' Varicwmver aiid  Onatft K(M'������euay Railway O'liipwiy; ihe AL  b'.rui iiurt Oo winh an Hnilway Ooni|������uiy; the  Kamlof.pu \iitd A"'lli. R'tilwuy Oonipmiy; aud  the Midway aud Vwuou Railway 0������:<.*pauy;  and ������oafc(.|uiio all *hf. vii<hta, powm aivn  privtltgen of tlie raid CompanJ**; a_d with  P'twer to oxei'id:'* all tint powu'j ooi.Hwied  i'i the Aot������ of luoovpofitiori of theHald. Com  piniiw; and with yowor to acquire, ^irohnpc  0 'nst'iVKH iuul opuinie the uncle*luittng ot  any othar Railway Ooiupatiy or Comp������nio������<{  and wifn power to Nulwortbo for and |,iir-  oIkjjio rho .((.lok, liojw_i, dolwuturi'H or oblier  auvwr'iifM of itny Railway Ooinpady; aud to  axuhtuigo the utoel; or ot'mr bonrlh, deben-  buiois of othor swuirftiea of the Company to  bu UAVjrpvmueil tortho������lm>oH,Ht'-fk, iU'Ihiu-  (HiTe*, b"isd<. or (ihv ������n������-aiitii,* of mj  olhur fuilway Cutnpftivyr and ������lthi������i>wer Xto  ioCJtotsm tlto capital of tho Company to hi  IiKKiiV'THt^A; Mid ;\\th priV.(T \o iHm<- dh*r������j  am tully p������ld up', rwul to borrow mrwuuy on  fi'ioO.Hiiuii.ny'p ������'s������u. by wiy tonu of aoouci  'y; and v, lr.h piwerko jnfonuM',*: auy lUdvay  C-'Orpuny r (.iMiifwiiav, or im n.i., l^murtf  with any GMi|rv.y oe CVimpt-jiwiii am w-vli  uj] the oil-1.' ,.n,.l ;ii������������Mufy |>;������wi������rH <mi dnt  iv.' b> tlio imfrjXon. out of lias Ooui^Any'', m,  diirtftAiim,  D'ltediit VioUir.ii 1J.0. Xbit. 'JUsmh d������y of  Novemlur, 1005.  liOhKHTJWN k IttHJKBTHON,  buliuuoiti fiiv tho Apj>Ho*������w  JlO  Wi'.i ���������>('��������������� lU.trK.       ('othhorlmdi  3_VI^Uij^x;.^_ii^iiJ6SB  MlNSNO wJOUS^wJL,  nm <mmi������ffn-|iptii n t*m> m  NOW IN ITS J9th YUAk  ttM k^bio; liiliilw; :'���������' -:  thA world, ? nn tho iitfio-- k ���������*<ti:. , ml  ttUk2-'t������,;.','!. .:.;.:, .! v--'--'  ��������� ���������  aut"'ii.r������.'H;..:i 4,1, >i . ,*< . ;*> - 1  log V. H��������� y_!..,,-llnn, M-vu vm |-.< uos .,  rthtiii'l-*   . -,i'j   ",:   ������������������     ���������������������������::"   :������������������������������������    t  Vutalogiio..  Pi'Hti(*ii'iii tin'.1:  90S f*������_rl HlXmH, New Vorki  ���������t,  1 ii  i?  !*,/-.A. '.ilWAH/.S  ��������� .^ '*;; ���������������������������,'}' "* (^ ?. <��������� ^ jpj^ ������>������D  I. J, Henry's,..  Nurseries    And   Greenhouses'"  3010  WESTMINSTER ROAD,  VANCOUVER,     -    B.    O  Main nurt-ery for Fiuit Stock-*~  South Vaucouvwr, oi e mile south  of city. Br inches at Victoria and  Mutsiiui for Seedb'i and Nursery  Stook growing. Extra large- plant-  iug for   fall   dellveiy.  One year apple, 4 to  $12 }>er 100; apple 2, 3 and 4 years  old, $18 to $20 per 1U0; Mayuard  Plum $1 each  Lur&e imporation of Bulb, from  Japan, Holland and France.  Extra nice choice of Cherry,  Peach, Plum, Apricot?, etc., now  growing for fall order. No expense  Ioks or delay of fumigation or inspection.  Let me price your list before  placing your order. Catalogue  free. Greenhouse P lants, i'lor  Work, BeeSujiplie?, Fruit packages  fertilizers, etc. Garden, Field and  Flower Seeds in .eason.  M.J.  HifiNRY  \  J'l.lll'U.i-lllI WMim  lirtlllLll'<imm>m*,WmKttXf  /���������'. GuupaiittJrtd Ourt5 for Piles.  M'- ' V or IVcv*ni.il������n  Pll������8.    Drufigl������tw rofund ��������������� ��������� "   "  01NTMKNT fulla to ojtw any cm������, ao mat  tor ol how Iour standi t,j, tn U to 14 dwya.  Firat applicatlou quiv anw imd ru������t, OOo,  tf your dtui^glit hum't tt nood 50o inatampa  und It will bu lo.*,, u'd������4 poB^^uid by L'arU  *'   ���������  '-   !l ���������' fit' . '!'.'   ',- .:. ,.   Mo.  FOR    PRESENTATION  PURPOSES.  SOIJD  GOLD WATCHES  SOLID GOLD CANES  DRESSING CASES  CUT GLASS and  STEALING SILVER.  In.oription Engraving free and  at  tdiort, notice.  Watchmaker   end  J-weller,  j������wm-_i4m>wni.frvn<  :   ,   WILLIAMS BROS.        I  iLiverv Stable;  * TlUMSTJ'litS AND Dhaymen '.  ; Sinole and Double Ricrj ;  '. _ok Hihe.    All Orders '.  ��������� Promptly   Attended  to. ;  i Third St., Cumberland,B.C*.  ffhen in Cnmberland  STAY AT THB   V EN DOME.  t&   Au:tkshVA\rantomt Km Qintietta,  'Tw������ ]Ujr w SinrjyMM) wrni  Best Liquors and Cih'ars  n. a. muji.  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOuOC  (   "'  '. <������������������>(,���������'--:w>--t..,i.  ,   fi,M^:-tWti'h'.uXy':>i  Whun Ir. ' r��������� _i���������-*��������� -        ui)- A'  '1'hu Co-iri' nay Mute!  i'JvijTV c'������nv ������������������ ' -i.i'il f*������' I'lH'^'H.  'J he '!������������������ unit ii . ,-i f,ir SpnyUttiHn  W'aVerly Hotel  Firwt-Cla-S Accommodation  ,...at Reasonable _tatea...,  BEST OF WINES & LIQUORS.  S.. SHORE,  PROWliK'fOlt.  mAXAmaaSllYHaimlieBm^  INTKRRSTING  INSTRUCTIVK  "CORRECT   ENGLISH-  HOW TO USE IT."  A Monthly Maga/_nk Dktotkd to the  Usii o** E_;������i.isu.  Jokhviunk Truck Bakek, lidltor.  Partial Contents for this Month.  Courso in Rujdi&h for tlie Rt^inuer.  Oourne in Buglkh for tho Advauood Pupil.  How to Lioroano Oue'R VaoalniWy,  lhe Art of Couvwen'iw.  Should and Would:    How tie Us* xhttm.  Prot'.unc'Atioiw (Century Dictionary).  Oorreot Sii^tifih tn ihe Ji.myfl.  C rrect E������ giirb in tyt.e .School.  What to .*-Jay ond What Not to 'Say. ���������>  Coar������n in L^it-cr-Writ.-iii^ ai^ Puacmation.  Alphnlwru' list of Ab_reviafci<-tw/  liuMuenB EnglMh fw nhe Hlvauoas Mau,  Ooinpound Word:    Ho* Ui Write Them.  Studu-8 in Kiigli-h L^mture.  $1 a Year.   Semd 10c for sample copy  COliKECT ENGLISH, Evanston, III.  wm mm  COURTENAY,  B.C.,  j > Ri'.EUER  of     olstvin Cattle, Ches-  ur \; l;i;e i'i^_.,   ijjiied i'lymuut  Rocks, &c  J3il_R0_VED STOCK  AT FARMKRrf PRICES.  i#^.#^  #���������?#-������_  ���������^ '>)/ <J   jail     ThcGrcat Jtnfllif'-h lli-tnedy.  _f\-S^_^>- ���������< A noal,;'v0cur0ilJ1'u11 tortus ov  Wifffi^J <���������'���������'-'���������* y^xiuu V,'e".,knos8, Mantel nnd  iiitri.tsAsii finmi Jlniin Worry, Bmissum.i,Spa*  malnrrluscn; Impoioiieu. Klrecte of Abuso o;:'  iBx'.vias, all of which load to Connuinntlon,  infirmity, J:v,antty and ���������n en-'y rtiivo. Prico  ���������31 nor pkjr., .,iu for !K5. One will ploitno, alx wid  ���������urn. j.ioldbyallArugglatsor mailod In xilaln  -������������������ ��������� i-nfcuou '.'oeoii.it ot prioo. WritnforPnmphiot.  uWcoC Mediclno Co., Windsor, Ontario,  -. .SMOKE ...  "CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A UNION MA OK OUJAK  FROM   Till!���������  Cuban Cirr^r Factory  M   J. B>0.:il. ifrapr'-m-.tt,  TsTOTrCOEJ.  public Noriofi. is ab;tt_B_ given  to the Eleotors of tha Municipality of Cumberland chat I require the presence of the  said Eleotors at the Polling Station on  Dunsmuir Avenue on Monday, the 12th day  of January, 190C, ac 12 o'clook nooil, for  the purpose of electing a Mayor and Alder*  men! to represent them for the year 1906.  The mode of nomination of candidates  Bhall be as follows:���������  The candidate shall be nominated in  writing; the writing shall be sidworibed by  two voters of the Municipality as pi opewer  md seconder, and shall be delivered to the  Returning Officer at any time between the  date of the notice and 2 p.m. of the day of  the nomination, and iu the event of a poll  being neci-s-a-ry, such poll will be open*  ed on Thursday, the 18th day of January,  I OUO, at the Polling Stauou, next  Whitney Block, Duusmuir Aveuue, Cumberland, B.C., of which every person is  hereby rtquired to take notioe aiid gove/n  himself accordingly.  The qualification as candidate for Mayor  is as follows:���������  . He must be a male British subject of tl o  full age of twenty-one years and not disqualified under auy law and have been for  die six months next preceding the day of  nomination the registered owner in the  Laud Registry Oflice of land and real property in the City of the assessed valno on  the iast Municipal Assessment Roll of $1000  or more over and above auy registered iu*  cumberunee or charge, and who is otherwise qualified as a mumcipal voter.  The qualification as candidate for Alder  men is as follows:���������  He must be a British subject of the full  age of twenty-one years and not ditqualified  under any law, and have been for six  mouths next, preceding the day of nomination the registered owner in the Land Registry Office of land and real property in  the City of the assessed valuo ou the laut  Municipal Assessment Roll of $500 or more  over aud above aoy registered incumberanco  or charge, aud who is otberwioe qualified as  a municipal voter.  Grivm under my (and at the City of  Cumberland this 30th day of December 1905  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  Keinruing Officer.  .  V.  il  NOTICE.  MUNICIPALITY OP  THE CITY OF CUMBERLAND.  DOMINATIONS for 2 SCHOOL Trustbrs  will be receive: ou Monday,  the 15 h u������y  id January, 1906, at 12 o'clock uoou.  The mode  ot  nomination ot  candidates  shall be as follows:���������  Th* candidate shall be nominated in writing tho tvi'itiut! ah-dl bo subscribed by iwo.  .'otors of tljO Municipality, aa proposer  _'tud.sftcouder,_<tud_������haUJie_delivei-ii_to,the_  iteturniug Otiioer at auy time betweuu the  date of the notice and 2 p.in. of the diy of  uo.riination, and in th,; ev- ut of more chau  ono nominations a Poll will be opened >u  fhursdny, the 18h day of January������ 1906,  at the Polling Stuii'ti, next Whituey' BI>>ok  Cmuberland, B.C., of which every perso.'< u  hereby requited to take uoiioe aud^ gov������ru  liinmel accordingly  Qualification* lor Trustees ia ai fdluw^���������  Any perm i, beiuu a househol'er iu the  Muidoi) ality aod being -i British aubj'tut of  tihts full ag'' of woutj-one years, and ���������uher-  wisn qualititd by thix Act tu vnte at an  uluotiou of Sch .,'1 l'ius'<es in thn "aid  Municipality shall b' eligible to be ei'-ued  or to ������erveas a SohooJ  liu.'.-y.  Given under  my hand at tho City of  Cumberland thi-i 30th day of December 1905  LAW UENCK W. NUNNS,  Returning Oflioer,  ���������   ���������   *  At the Big store, ynu will find  fall lines of Uentu full dress shit ts,  white kid Gloves, Collars and luwa  ties.      Simon Leber & Co. Ltd.  Bread, So por loaf at Morroohi  Bros.  _������  mon   s  Hotel  Ei^lluh 4 x BURTON always on %a\ \ (tino, tho famous MJLWaUKBR  BBKRS-Aphcwwr, Brhemlan, SohlU, Ao, "OLD UUKV BEARD"  SCOTCH WHISKY, Beet Wine, and Liquorf cf all kindf.  Tho Bonrding nud Lodging D> putinftnt, undor the immediato nuperbUiidmoo of Mm  Duviv, will bo found Pirnt oIhhj in every twrpout,  RATiSS,  $1 oo per day upwards,  W  i    ni  lU'c.parwl   to     O   i  q     J 'vJifth siyiish KijTj!     ,^  t     ,,.n ! do Tcruninu ;tt     6  '%     rcasonalilti rules. g  g  l).   ������*vi Li A i ktw-i.       ^  O CUMliKU   AND 5  ������ O OOOOOCOOOoCm lOOOt)  Campbell's : BAKERY  i'SHieil T.lV.iLlt ovory duy.  Orders *Xr QPF.OIAL OAKES promptly att-uifd tOv  Daasiuir Avenue,  Uumborland.  i -  !������������������  inii  i  'in,r-  I  maa������_������VHi������mui ���������*���������������������������_< w������yiii--iv.������aj'wii'  Cure a Cold  *)?���������.:������ M'rior rmet k������W f������ p*W li? UJOA'-kU '������������������& $lgJs\tiV~v'������t ^*  ..���������pr^yti^^W ^mrir^tmSmTi'MllT^immlm^^  Coret dip  bTwoDtyi.  I TckB hmfJLm  oa every I  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDEBBGN,    -      -..'-' RJgi:  , Tbe oolumns of Thk Nkws aro ������pen to all  ������no wish to expross ciiartui views o" m������t������  tara of publio inureat.  While we da uot hold ourselves re. ���������*������_  ble for tbe utfeBMMMn of aorre&pou-eava, we  tmetvo tiie right of deotiunjg to inter  omiuuuioatious u__eMtM*riiy personal.  WEDNESDAY,   January 10 _90G  topiinait ,& liaiiaiiiio Bj  ���������-���������--���������<KS'yi.AtiM:  s. s. "Oity of nanaimo.'  VTcrozai__���������cc_^cc_s:     i^ot-rTE  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m,, for  Nanaimo, calling at North Saani-h  Cowichan Bay, Maple Bay, Crufion,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  or passengers offer.  Leaves Nari.i.mo Tuesday, 5 p.m., (us  Union Bay and Cfinox.  Le.ivos Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., i'01  Uijion Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves NanaimoThursday, 7 a. in, tor  Comok and way port*.  Leave* Comux Friday, 7 nm., for Nanaimo and way pons.  Sails from Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., foi  Victoria, Crtllinj; at Kuper and Thcs  Islands, Crofton, iMaple Bay, Cowichan Bay and North'"-Saanich- whei.  freight and pa.������s*" : ��������� rs otter  WB&m>\>.. ���������- ��������� - .  Noitlt  Saanicb. v..1 --.:���������  .de and  weaihc  conditions  pcnuit.  VANCOUVER. - WATeAlWO-LABV-  _'MI_U   BOUTE  Sa'.i* from   Nanaimo   tor   Vsnc-u*-  daily, eswjH Saturdays and  Sundays  anv  Sails fr*un  Nanaimo for   Vantonv-  Saturdays at 8 a,m.  f S< 's from   Nanaimo for Xad^sirii1 .  Fridays ati' Saturdays 41 5.3^ nm  Si'ls from Ladysmith tor Nrtnaui,���������'.  Saturdays at 6 a.m.  S.uls from Vancouver ior N*n;\iu'  daily^tsxcepi Saturdays and Sunday 1 ���������>  i.jo p.m.  .Sails from Vancouver for Nanaiiu-  Saturday* aX a.30 p.m.  TIME TABLE JCFK1COTJV1.  OOi'OBBK ::5I������  JJWfi.  VlCTOiiLA TO W&LUN&TCm.  tie fc-UiUly. No. 4' Hw'--  A.U, Ml.  Q������. 900 Vwl������rU !.>���������   3.f  ���������������   9M......,X"if'r*'*������n  "   3D'"  ������ 10.1M    ,."U"������W" "   *'i>  ������������������ IJ 00. . I)wwi*j'������     "   5.1X1  (K, P m.  ������������������ 18.W,,.       ,K'i.--.vviio  "   B4v  At UM..    .     Wellmttee*..... Ar, (I .'���������.'.-  WW*LT^tJ'������K  TO VIOTOJUA.  No, i-DMl Nu. S.-������umU;  A.U. A.M,  De.  8.00 WellbflXw....  De. 3 0  ���������������   8,tO Nantttin<i  "   ������1''  10.00 Da w,'i  "   5 0  ������������������ 10,4. Koeu'g'*... .... "   6 30  ������������������ UJ8 OuUhMwin  "   <U:*  4* 1100..,. ...Vwiurut  Ar 7.(0  Tliou-cnd Mile and Commutation To *  katt un sale, good oyer rail and ntcaimt  line������i at two ,ind one-half cents per mile.  Sped.il trail* and sieamers for Kxcur-  rtoiM, nnd reduced r ttts for parilpn mm  bt arranged fot nn application to the  Dist, 1'om������ Agent At Victoria.  The" Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, sieamen  wailing (lutes mul hours of sailing  Excursion Tickets 011 Sale Irom and ti  all dit.imiikj, gouu 101 *������'���������������* ')*���������*���������>'���������������������������} -������������������  urduy and .iuihUj, icuii*. ��������� ...-' ).i 1  than Mondav,  J, VV, TKUUl'i Oeu. 8up. ������ C. Cu*tt Sot  O. L. I'OOIVI'NKY, lJl������t. Fn, ft, 1W Ag  NOTICE.  Riding on lucomolivoH and rail  w������y curn 0/ the Union i-nlVuiry  Oomfifti.y l<y any perwm nr jn<r  bows��������� ������xr������'j)t iiuinoiDW ���������-i.; -uicia  proiiMted. J-i������i|#l<>yc*;* an nub  )������t)t la Ui*Uii_ti������*l for ullowUii; .-.husk  By ord������r '  FaANcu* D. Lrrni  MiitiMger,  SPORT  ^d Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  with - _,  ROD and GUN  If you like to rend of the experiences ol  anglers, shooters and campers or yachting;  or If you are interested in country life, ask  your newsdealer tor Forest and Stream,  or write for free specimen copy, or send  twenty-five cents for four weeks' trial trip.  Forest and Stream Is a large Illustrated  weekly Journal, which contains the following  departments:  Game Bad and Gun,       Natural History,  Sea and River I'iaKintf,   Yachting,  The Sportsman Tourist, C&aoeinrf,  Rifle and Trap, Kennel.  We send free our catalogue ofthe best books  on outdoor life and recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM PUB. CO.  346 Broadway, New York City.  ��������� *tm_mw^**^<aJMt^tmtr^,t4m^i +T ���������������$***..* <JX*������^#t<w^tt%������Wtc#wti*f������  A BOOK THAT NO PARMER CAN  AP.ORD TO BE w.THOUT  CKO  NANAIMO, 8. O  Co,  The yenr'y return .\f tho Brick B&v spas-m is   of interest to the  briWuff 'ik> well as tlw public, aad tha  UNION BOCK BEER  Wdl again show that special care has been taken in tha n_wmfftc:are of the taparloc  article. The Uuifm Ik-wtoR Co.'s Book has been bt������wc������d for a number of months  aod fiUuod in iinir ttu__i_i oelkars until it has reached the proper age, aad ia uow  ON DRAUGHT AT AU. HOTELS.  Compiled by the Agricultural Editors  of the Family Herald and Weekly  Star of Montreal,   at tlio request  of     Hundreds      cf    Ke. ders.  -o���������  Self Confidence,  The man who thinks that he Is great,  And thinks lt, too, with all his henrt.  May claim to have one mnn convinced.  And that is something ol a start.  lie Know the Sex.  she���������Oh. pshaw.' Von men are all  alike.     '.  Ho���������Now, what hnvo I said or done  that  requires  au  apology?  * A Rloh Wlilow.  Flis death, though It.would grlpve her,  Hart one consoling tounh.  The thought "How soon he 0 leave her"  Waa merged wllh this: "How much?"  Grent  I.ove.  Miss Tnlkprdt'f   ilr. ijolmln Rars h<'  wou'd ni'vor miiiTj- n lljrlit h'xir^ci phd  Hiss Blond   Oh. I'd rlyt������ for him.  And   Bluff.  In llfp'f mnleffl,  Miprht; .������������������.ukIv.  -t?*L*Tri--fon*  Orania and tiluff.  ui.-tfuate7n������- .ve.im.* tBT.T....:-arn������ v.*  Cumhepland  COR. MJK8MU1U AVENU1-  A'ND' >E0ONI) STUEE'I.  CUMlJE_U.ANi>   li. 0.  Mws J. H. PiK-KT, PropiietrftrtM.  When in Cumber!itiiti W>- sxxx--  aiid 6iti.y ixt tho Cumberland  ITntfl, l-'tna-OlabB AtwuMtla-  tion tor traiwictit uud iwrnuiu-  ������������������111 b..anlMrt,  Sample Rooms and  Public Hal!  Hun in Connection with  Hotel,  flute* ff-iu $1^00 to *2.(W por da:  E������  EMDE,  (1)  "if*t  in  D  0  w  wa  0)  D  6  z  ef.'  w,i  c  <  <  $1 sjI  hi  M  0  IT  CAN  B53 B_AE������   FR3RE  -0���������  The :':���������>.o:*.t complete Faimers'  Handbook and Veterinary Guide  ever issued. Simple and prac  tica* information of the greatest  value to evory 'far; ner. ��������� ��������� .  ' Thriie hun'ireM -.md fifty-eight  suhyec(s deait^wiih; eve.y one of  interest and rn^.ny of them'illustrated.  Our Special   Offer  We offer a full year's Bub.seriptior  lo the Cumberland  Nmvs,  a   full  years subrici'ip'iion-lo  that preatefit  of all Week lice, the Family Hcra;d  and Week-ly Star, of Montreal, in-  eludi'ig   tlieir    lieautiful   picture.  -Q'U66������-A4axa.r>dj'.&.-HeiuG,raiidc}iiJdI|  reii and d������ gs'', and a,copy uf '"The]  Farmer's  Manual and  Veterinary!  .Guide", all for*$2DO.      A  sample i  copy of lhe picture and book can be  seen at this dike.  Obtainable in Packets also in bulk.       The beet value in the market.  LOCAL AGENTS���������Cumberland,  COUKTKNAY,  Messrs Napier & Partridge.  MrBsrs J. MoPhbe & Son.  THE HUDSON'S BAY CO.,  DISTRIBUTING AGENTS, VICTORIA, B.O.  "���������mir Ptg.:-s Pub- Oa-  f>,  Cumberland     B. C.  ������J<������J������>Ji������j^%.%������t������^>.j������������%^������.J.������>'������%i.j������������-%iI,i.!������������T������4������������{������>|������  Cook's Cotton Root Compouod.  Tho only 8ttf������ cffeotunl mouthly  modicino on whioh women can  dapond. Sold in two degroca of  Btrfluuth���������No. 1, for ordinary  eimes,flprrVox; No. 3, 10 do-  greea stronger for Spoolnl  ^B.'fi, 18 per liox. Sold by all  druffffiste, Anlt for Cook'H Cot-  tou Foot Compound; take no  Biibutituto.  the Oook Mediclno Oo.,     Windsor, Ontario.  Money For"Her, *'1  ^Slr/l^nTF-T^i'i'jiriirfr^ip^BpFljlgli'r  that-1 yen lining around in mjja.  Fortune 'IVllur- Ah, that melius monc-y!  Mr, .OuJI���������Hows it. really, inn'iim?  Fortune Teller   Yes. indis-d.    One del-  lur, pleuse.���������Philadelphia Vsens.  A Droit.  Mrs. O'Braily���������tiliuro, I wunt to banlt  1  ���������rimy pounds.  Cuu I draw it out quit ii  .' I vrimt il?  Piwrma-'tci���������Indnde, Mrs. O'Brndy,  'on eau draw it out tomorrow if you give  ������������������������������������so u wake's notii'M.��������������������������� ���������I'uiieli. ���������  IVo noon* For RU������nj>i������olutiaent.  Nubbiiiff���������'lni'iinif of, iniiciniony. there  ���������u'i* fow p<M'iin|vi v.-;-.������> ������'i"'l ihfji i leal.  Ptrliliins- Thul's Uie r������';u..>n, I ."������������������i.:".'">'..i,  ���������hy niiirriniteH nre Koiiietirmw Uunij*.���������  ''tonton TfoiiHi.'ri[it.  Acrohufi-,  Knlokor~Do you pructlce at plug*  POtltf?  Hockor-Vos. 1 opeu a soft boiled egg  (or breulifast every  oionilny.  Parr nnd   Bi'^ktn*.  Dr. Parr on meetiug Lord Chancellor  Er-sklne. wltli wliom he was friendly,  ouro paid. "Ersklne, I mean to writ*  your epitnpb when yoa die."  "Doctor," answered the prent-lawyer,  "it Is almost h teuipiutloti lo cotunili  Bulclda"    __���������_   Thetr Single Tboavbt>  EIook-TUat: yoiiiis mnrried conp(������  appear to be two soula with bnt a  single thonplit.  Nro Yes. He thinks h������������'������ tin* only  thing on eartb, aud sbe afreet, wtttt  hlnx  Much Fieaaentet*.  "Prosperity has ruiucd inany.fl tnnn.*  "Nil doubt.    Uut if I'm plven nny  choice In tho mutter I'd rather be ruin*  ed by prufciiuri.ty tbnn by utlveralty,  'i'Ue yiocuu- la more uujuyubie."  *V-'WktWmXttXt.it**' xyr>*> ������������������^������������������'���������'<v.'M,_t_W  ���������BHWM__WOUIl������Trift������ll������ Tl iMiwaTuvaw  5=rt  B  UJ  Ji  <  ft:  Q  ti.  tn  I  5  >���������  &\ .-���������;   'i "f H\  <>{>, y'yi )* t ^Jt^JiHl'V  * 1 ^KytM,r*ifi  1. \*i  [ i-   *     ���������   /. ;."���������   -,������>''  S ���������  ''   V***\nW  C 01 * ,.v ,.^(7.3* *p.,*-%y^ -���������,-1  toft,-  V>          itt     ��������� ���������-"' j.4>  %'M^.k^MW  A^ji^Js.t'-  \;tff-\fit\  %''fJ*'f*Wtfpl{*)J?Uy\  )V    '��������� '   ���������������.*.   V W$l  i'^\w%%  ti Bt,    t'ULil)yiiLl  Kteg ������i Scoteia  WI_  TheHU030N3BA/00,  siOiC /^evOOiii for &> O* X  Dear Mother  Your little ones are a constant care in  Fall and Winter weather. They will  catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh.  Consumption Cure, the Lung Tonic, and  what it has done for so many ? It is said  to be the only reliable remedy for all  diseases of the air passages in children,  his absolutely harmless and pleasant to  take, lt is guaranteed to cure or your money  is returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,  and all dealers in medicine sell  TORTURING NEURALGIA  I Suffered   for  Ten   Years,   Cured   By  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  3<4  This remedy should be in every household.  HfcKCULANEUM.  ���������Cta Destruction Came From a Deluge  of Lava Water.  Herculaneum, ln Italy, is one of those  ancient cities which have not only been  baried,   but   actually   forgotten,   for  .ages. Tbe town, supposed to be of  Etruscan origin, lies ou tbe Campanian  plain at the foot of its destroyer, Vesuvius, almost midway between Naples and Pompeii.  Wbat caused tlie catastrophe of th*  jr*_r 79 A. D? Geolotrlsta havo com.  So the help of the archaeologists, nnn  . & Is now held that the destruction 0/  .Herculaneum was somewhat different  _rosa tbat of Pompeii, although Pom-  ������eii was also covered aud buried aud  4be general^ effects were the same in  both instances. Iu the case of Pompeii the city was overwhelmed-by the  _h.ower of small stones from tbe vol-  ies.ino and the subsequent rain of ashes,  but Herculaneum seems to bave been  deluged witb "water lava," and far  fewer people were able tojaaake their  ��������� escape froui tbe city than from Pompeii,  It is the theory that tbe steam from  tlie crater turned into rain, and, mixing  with tbe volcanic dust, formed a huge  volume of muddy torrent.   This gatb-  r, ������red other soil as it poured over tbe  land, raised tbe level of tbo country  ' snore than sixty-five feet and finally  ieit a mass of compacted tufa. This  torrent ran .on, to tbe sea, making its  ,-owa channel and forming a kind of  iagoon around tbe previously safe harbor which entirely prevented any ships  Srtxaa approaching the place thereafter,  Neuralgia is the king of torturers,  A tingling of the tender skin, a sharp  sudden stab from some angry nerve; .  then piercing paroxysms of pain���������I  that's neuralgia. The cause of the'  , trouble is disordered nerves due to  I thin watery blood. Tbe cure is Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills, \which make  new, rich red blood, and thus .sooth  and strengthen the disordered nerves  and cure neuralgia. Among the  thousands who have proven that Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills cure neuralgia is  ner, N. S. Mrs. Johnson says: "For  Mrs. R. C. Johnson, of Simpson's Cor-  upwards of ten years I was a sufferer  from the awful pains of neuralgia.  Over-exertion or the least exposure to  a cold wave would set me nearly wild  with torture. I doctored with two  physicians, butuhey did not cure me,  I then tried several advertisd medicines, but found no benefit. The  trouble continued at intervals that  made life miserable, until six or eight  months ago when a relation of mine  brought me a box of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills and urged me to try them.  I used this box and then got a half ,  dozen more, and by the time I had  used them all trace of the trouble had  disappeared, and as I have not since  had the slightest attack I feel safe  in saying that the cure is permanent." Mrs. Johnson is one of the  best known,ladies in the section in  which she resides, and is a prominent  worker in the Congregational church.  Naturally; her family and friends are  rejoicing over hev cure, and Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have made many  warm friends in that section as a re  suit of their good work.  It is because Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills make new, warm, blood  they have such great power to cure  disease. They ositively cure rheumatism, sciatica, neuralgia, St. Vitus  dance, partial paralysis, kidney and  liver troubles, anaemia, and the ailments from which .women alone suffer. The purchaser must he careful  to see that the full name, "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People," is  printed on the wrapper around each  box Sold hy all medicine dealers or  sent hy mail at 50 centsa box. or six  boxes for $2.50, by writing the Dr  Williams' Median4 Co., Brockville,  Ont.  New   York,   Oct.    25.���������Apparently j  suffering from hydrophobia���������she was  bitten by a dog thirteen years ago���������  Amanda  Jones   aged  27,  was  taken  from her home to a hospital, and she  will   probably   be   sent to   Bellevue i  for further observation as one of the  most extraordinary cases in the experience of the physicians.  According   to   her   family,   the patient when 14 years old. was bitten  on  both  hands  by  a  dog,  but   the  wounds were   cauterized   and  no   ill-  effects appeared until last June, when  she suddenly developed all the usual  symptoms   of   hydrophobia,   and   beanie so violent   that,   the   combined I  strength  of four  men would hardly  suffice to keep her in restraint.  She recovered from this attack and  was in good health until a week ago  when the spell recurred. Removed  to a hospital she apparently recovered, but Sunday night the same  symptoms appeared. Foaming at the  mouth ��������� and barking like a dog, the  young woman rushed about the apart  ments, wrecking furniture and at  tempting to injure anyone who ap  proached her. She was only controlled by ,the use of opiates.   ������  he physicians are puzzled by the  case. They are inclined to believe  that the disease s a kind of epileptic  hysteria, itself of rare occurrnce.  ITS SUPERIORITY IS GUARANTEED  unit iniM  Ceylon Tea has a deliciousness all its own.  Sold only in lead packets at 40,50 & 60c per Ib. by all grocers.  Highest Award. St. Louis, 1904.  Sunday in Heligoland begins on.  Saturday at 6 p.m., when the church  bell is tolled, and continued till the.  same hour on Sunday. Formerly no  vessel could leave port between these  hours.  Use the safe, pleasant and effectual  worm killer, Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator; nothing equals it. Procure a bottle and take it home.  There is Only One Eclectric Oil.���������  When an article, be it medicine or  anything else, becomes popular, imitations invariably spring up to derive  advantages from the original, which  tliey themselves could never win on  their own merits. Imitations of Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil have been numerous, but never successful. Those  who know the genuine, are not put off  with a substitute, but demand the  real thing. rl  Who Gets the Most  Out of Life?  Not the wealthiest, not the most learned, nor the idler���������but the  man who has good health and works for his living. This truth is  trite, but not trivial.  Every man should guard his health as his most valuable possession.   The more so because health is easier to retain than regain.  Keep your grip on health by regular exercise, reasonable.care  in eating and requisite sleep. Take Beecham's Pills occasionally,  to tone the stomach and keep the liver and bowels in good working  order.   And don't worry.  Observe these simple rules and you will agree that the one who  gets the most from life is  The Man Who Uses  BEECHAM  Prepared only by thc Proprietor, Thomas Beecham, St. Helens, Lancashire; Ens.  Sold everywhere Iii Canada and U. S. Arfierica.   In boxes 35 cents  .The, most curious vegetable in the  "tt'uffler���������si-nee���������ifc_J_as_  "AKBAR'S EXPERIMENT.  ifto������_lt of Hia WhiuiMical Search Fo*  a Natural LiuiKiiusre.  Akbar, one of the first of the great  moguls   who  ruled   India,   has   been  anaraed the Asiatic Charlemagne.    He  was a statesman and an educator and  foullt  a  palace  for  the reception   of  men who  loved  learning aud sought  after wisdom.   The great mogul's passion for knowledge is said to have  ,>been shown by a whimsical experiment  {���������be once made to determine if it was  ��������� true, aa bo bad heard, that Hebrew  wsta tlie natural language of all wbo  >%&d   never   boen   taught   any   other  \tongue.  To tost this assertion Akbar caused  ��������� ���������a dozen nursing children to be shut up  In a castlo six leagues from Agra, his  ���������capital city.   Each child was reared  by a dumb nurse.  Tho porter also was  ������������������a niuto, nnd he was forbidden, upon  r-rpaln of death, to open tlio gates of tbe  v castle.  Whon tho children woro twelve  v.years of age Akbnr ordered tbem to be  \bcouglit before him.  ilea learned In Sanskrit, In Arabic,  In. Persian and In Hebrew were assembled at tho royal palace to toll what  kuaguugo Uio children spoke. Akbnr,  acnted on his throno and surrounded  Ity theso linguists, ordered tbo children  to be brought In. Each child wns addressed, aud", (to the surprise of tho os-  Kcmbly, eve'r^otio answered by a sign.  Snt n child rotild speak a word. Tboy  h:td all loa^ftijd.frora their nurses to  express tbojrisdIVos liy gestures!  A statistician asserts that one person out of twenty was "a pauper fifty  years ago, and one in every 700 a  criniinal. Now only one in thirty-six  depends on the state and one in 2400  is committed for trial.....  woldXTi~"tlre~~truffle;���������si-aee  neither roots, stem, flowers, leaves,  nor seeds. In some places dogs and  pigs are trained to dig for it, the animals being guided by their sense of  smell.  Her Heart like a Polluted Spring.���������  Mrs. James Srigley. Pelee Island, Ont.,  says: "I was for live years afflicted with  wi'th dyspepsia, constipation, heavt disease and nervous prostration. I cured  (he heart trouble with Dr. Agnew's cure  for the Heart, nnd' the other ailments  vanished liko mist. Hnd relief in half  an hour after the first dose,"���������27  In Nature's Storehouse there are  Cures. ���������Medical experiments have  shown conclusively that there are  medicinal virtues in even ordinary  plants growing up around us which  give them a value that, cannot be estimated. It. is held hy some that nature provides a cure for every disease  which neglect and ignorance have  visited upon man, However, this  may be, it is well known that Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, distilled from  roots and herbs are a sovereign remedy In curing all disorders of Indigestion,  Tho Esciirlal, Spain's royal polnco,  two colleges, threo chapter houses,  contains a cathedral, a monastery,  threo libraries, and nearly 3,000  npnrtniPiits in  addition.  Mlnard'3 Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  (lentil* Iind nt Fl������rur<������������������,  t know an eniltnmt (Jreek professor  *vho could uot reckon Ills class fees,  Faraday Iind, I believe, no gift for  tr.athcmntloa, Darwin declared that be  tsever understood an equation, I quos-  ',.'i>������ ii" Isaac Newton could have passed  iny examination In literary or aesthetic  wtibjivtti, "wllh bis Idea that poetry was  Ingenious noiiseiiHo and statuary only  >don������ dolls. It Is a moot question If  Napoleon Hoiinpurtn would huvo passed  j. matriculation In French. I shrewdly  .suspect that neither Bonaparto nor  Wellington would shine In a military  academy examination,���������Letter la Lou-  dun Telegraph,  r,Mw������nm������ PnnlHhmentt  A. gniwxomo fwriu of punishment la  - still practiced In Afghanistan, A re*  cont KuKiitfli expedition discovered at  tiie top of the Lntubiind puss an Iron  ��������� ���������M.r��������� ������n������������M������tiilofl from a high polo fas-  timed In the ground lIUo n telegraph  ,polo containing a shriveled human  body. The mummy was that of a thief,  who had been imprisoned nnd allowed  to dlo of thlmt and hunger ln this Iron  ������igo.  Yo������r Leftrntn*,  Wear your intuiting like your wntch,  In a private pocket, nntl Uo not pull It  out nnd strike It merely to show tlmt  you have ono. If you are askwl what  o'clock It la,-tell It, but do not pro������  claim It hourly and unasked like tbt  watchman,  Statistics published In Sunln slain  that during 1001, nearly 12,000 hulls  wero killed In hull fights. Tho hulls  hilled nbout 10,000 horso*, Tln> bust  nnd most valuable bulls for Iho nronn  aro raised on tho vast eslnios of iho  Duko nf Yoragun, In Aniliilusln, who  bus  inndo  a furluno out of this bus-  llli'SS,  RHEUMATISM" AN!T~P7CR^_YSiSr  Their Complete Home Cure  Post Free to Readers of this paper.  For Limited Period Only  A handsome illustrated treatise,  giving full description of Rheumatism ancl Paralysis, with instructions  for a complete home cure, describing  the most successful treatment in the  world, recommended vby the ministry  and endorsed by medical men. This  highly instructive book was written  by W. H. Veno, a gentleman who has  made a special study of these diseases. The preface is by a graduate of  the University of Wurtzburg Send  postal today and you will receive the  book free hy return.���������Address, The  Veno Drug Co., 24 King St West,  Toronto.  ," The hair of rabbits and other animals in Russia Is converted into  bawls, dishes and plates, which are  valued for their strength, durability  and lightness. The articles are similar in aqqea'rance to varnished  leather. ,  A Curo for Costlveness, ���������Costlveness comes from the refusal of the  excretory organs to perform their duties regularly from contributing causes, usually disordered digestion, Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, -proparod on  K'ionlUlc prlncplo, nre so compounded tlmt eorlnln Ingredients In thom  puss through tho stomach and act upon the bowels so us to remove thoir  torpor nud arouse thom to proper action. Many thousands n>ro proparod  to bear  testimony to thoir power in  this   1'CSpCCl.  Itch, Mange, Prnlrlo scratches. Cuban Itch on human or animals, curod  In 30 mlnutea by Wolford'a 8anltary  Lotion. It never falls, At all drugglsto,  That 'Watch,'  How is It?  14  "^erh^psys^trfi^^ecB^  has not been giving- complete satisfaction of late.  No other establish-  ment in Canada is so  well equipped for watch  needs as is Diamond  Hall, with its recently  enlarged facilities���������  and its half century of  experience.  A wooden box in which  to mail your watch to us  v/ill be sent you free on  request.  BYRIE BKOS.   LIMITED  134-138  YONGE ST.  TORONTO    -    ONT.  t ���������������  Powdfi'od codfish Is sometimes  used In Icohind to nuiko broad, in  place of flour,  Archbishop fhinihlov  deillcjiled tho  Inew St. Mlehnol'H Church at Bolvllle..  lf thn world woro blrdloss, a nnt-  urullHl: declares, man could not .Inhabit It al'!or nine yoars, In spite of all  tho sprays und poisons that eould bo  nianul'ncturod for tlio destruction of  liiHoeiH. Tlio Insects nnd slugs would  simply ont nil tho crops and orchards  und crops In that tlmo,       ,  A Veteron'i Story,���������Onnmri Lewis, of  ���������Ihiunnl'.ln, Pn��������� wrllcc! "I nm elRMy  vi'iii'H nf nnv, I' hnve lieon troubled wllli  ��������� 'ntiii'i'li fur llfly yeiii'H, nml In iny time  hnvn iiHi'd a Hi'i'iit niiiiiy eninrrh cures,  'nil iicvor hnd nny relief until I upod lh*.  Ai'IH'w'h CuliiiThnl Powder. One box  ���������urt'l  mo  completely,"   DO  cents,������������������%  The Keeley Cure  Offers to the self respecting  tho   cnslost   and   simplest  method of snapping tho chains  of  LIQUOR AND DRUG HABITS.  Tho remedies build   up   the  whole system and removo all  craving for drink or drugs,  Wrlto us  for  the plain facta.  Address  133 Osborno St., Fort Rouge,  WINNIPEG.  Made for  Northwest Wear.  Stanfield's Unshrinkable Underwear 13 planned and knitted  especially for Northwest winters;  ��������� It defies the worst, blizzard that  comes down from the Klondyke'.  ���������keeps you snug and warm, no  matter how low the thermometer  9   goes.  Stanfield's  Unshrinkable  Underwear  Is soft, silky Nova Scotia wool  ���������with the shrink taken,.out.  It 13 knitted i:i nil sizes to  comfortably fit every figure���������  and holds its shape, no matter  how often washed.  IJvery rjarment is fjuaranteed'  absolutely unshrinkable.  A Vlonna socloty has boon formed  In nld pormm with short memories,  A card is Issued, upon which tlio purchaser writes tho dato ot! an engage-  mont nnd nnsts It, lo tho society's office. Hy the llrst post on the duy 01  his Dimiiguiiiunt Uiu und is> iccchcd  by iho patron, who Is thus reminded  of his engagement.  Mlnard's  Liniment Cuirea   Dlptherla  A Qneor rirnnoh,  Uncle Oeorgo-JIow do you llko arithmetic? Llttlo Dick���������Pretty well bo far,  but tho teacher says that next week wo  aro to begin learning how to extract  roots. Guess lu������ must think we're all  going to bo dentists.  "Itldlculo," nays a German critic, "ii  Ilk* a blow with the list, wit like tbt  prick of a needle, irony ilka tht sting  of t thorn and butnor the piaster wblck  hails til tttaio wounds,*  Tho lightest of European crowns  is Iho Siato crown of (.Irout Britain,  which was mudo for Queen Victoria.  Although It weighs only two pounds  nnd seven ounces, Its valuo ls XiUOO,-  000. Ono onormnuR sapphire camo  from tho signet of Edward tho Can-  foHHor. ln tho Pope's troiiHiiro house  aro two crowns which are valued at.  .-C'Iflft.ooo. Ono nf thom was the gift  of Napoleon to Plus VII, and contains  Iho largest omerald ln tho world. Tho  othor, tho gift of Quoon Isabella, of  r.paln, in Piun 10, vep'h" thvor* lh������  nnd Is worth  ������!100,000."'  tnr.t Come, First Borred,  A wool; beforo commencement Jonos,  a senior, who was weary of boarding  house faro, was happily engaged In  donning his dinner clothes. A smllo of  dollghtod anticipation played upon hia  foaturos when Kobblns outorod in a  dinner cont,  "Hollo, Charley!" greeted Jonos  cheerily.  "What's up?"  "Oh, nothing up," said Uobhlna. "I'm  Jiist going round to tlio Olomonsos to  call���������going to boo it I can't got united  to dinner,"  Tho smllo fadod slowly from Jones'  feu lures.  "Oh, I say, Charley," ho expostulate  ed, "can't you go somewhere else? I  wnq gnlnc thor/i." ..  Gray's  Syrup  of Red  Spruce  Gum  Cures Coughs  GRAY'S 8YRUP does that ono thing,  and does it well, It's uo " cure-all," but  0 CURB for aU throat and lung troubles.  GRAY'S 8YRUP OV R������D SPRUCR  GUM stops the irritating tickle,��������� takes  away the soreness���������sootha and heals the  throat--and CURBS COUGHS to iUy  cured.  None the less effective because it is  pteaaanttoUke.  '   25 cti. bottle. t  .ISt;  The Lady In  the Case  By Virginia Leila Wentz  Copyright, 1905, by Virginia Leila Wentz  i .vr  "I think you'll have to retain your  knife and fork for several other  courses," said the Son. Joseph Brewster in a matter of fact wray. It was  during a table d'hote dinner on a  Rhine boat, and he addressed the.stranger who at first glance shortly after  they had steamed out of Cologne he  had decided was a likable fellow.  "Yes, really?" answered the young  man. "It's a bit difficult to be sure of  one's etiquette on foreign shores."  "Oh, I felt sure you were an American!" cried the elder man delightedly.  "And I spoke to you because I was  rather homesick for the voice of one  of my countrymen today"���������  Just here there twanged from across  the table the voice of a Chicago butcher: ��������� .  "Like 'em to see I mean business."  He winked to nobody In particular and.  to; everybody in general as he poured  Into the hand of the surprised waiter,  Interrupted In his duties, a quantity  of small change.  . The likable stranger looked at Judge  Brewster and murmured humorously  as he caught the elder man's smile:  "Well, there's anothir one of our  countrymen. One gets a bit,ashamed  of the species though���������eh?"  They went oh deck together shortly  after they left Coblenz. The younger  fellow, whose name was Gale, told,  stories of the Philippines, where he had  been for five years. .He had important  business Tn Germany -. and had come  home that way���������for the United States  was home to him. He had interesting  , tal-s bt the Philippine Islands, of the  great things that had been ,done; during  the American occupation and of the  many things that were yet to do. He  had something, to, say of the wealth of  ' virgin material in the country; also he  bad something to say of the trials and  ;' iSssbiation. ���������'������������������ *   '.>>, '   .,'   ,;      '  >; Obviously, the judge concluded, this  ^Hka-ble-chapThad-e-perienGed-the^tragi.  . edy'a-.well as the comedy of life; ��������� It  was'true he had a good, hpnest laugh  and a certain merry way of ^'saying  things, but, also, in repose ther6 was a  stern sadness about the mouth as of  one who has suffered overmuch.   The  kindly judge found himself wishing he /  knew, more about him.    Perhaps he  was hunting for a leader when- as the  twilight was coming on, he reiriarked:  ��������� "Strange a man .who's as fowl of the:  States as you  are should have left'  them for five years���������especially'as you ll  don't belong to the army."   J    '  "FerhnpS'-'twas for the comprehen-'  elve reason'that ninety-nine men, out  of a hundred do anything���������a woman."  "Ah, .there wns a lady lh the'case?",  The yoiing fellow's eyes wrore: turned  rather gravely toward the grim, gaunt,  massive-skeleton of departed prowess,  heaped ihigh above St. Gaur.  .'������������������ "That's Itbolnfels," volunteered the  judge,   Byt his companion seemed not  ., to hear.,  "You see," he breathed, half to him-  ��������� self, "I loved her too much to'stay,'so  I determined to bury myself, somewhere,   The Philippines were as good  * ns. n$y other placo."  /���������So she was married; then���������that's  -why, you couldn't stay?"     , ,;  f'Sbo was married to a drunken  wretch who ought to have boen horsewhipped all over the states. He gam������,  bled; ho raced; ho made her life unbearable."  "How hard that must have been for  . you!   And Bho loved you?"  The Judgo spoko with gonulne sympathy. It was the sort of night which  inducos confidence��������� tbo peaceful river,  the llttlo sleopy villago, tho qulot sliding of tho boat.  "Yos, she loved mc It waB my  knowledge of that which In tho ond  gave mo tho .pluck to tear myself away,  Out (liet'o In tho Philippine* I don't  supposo thoro'H been an hour In nil  "those llvo years Hint I'vo forgotton It,  Why"���������bis firm, manly volco broko a  111 lie���������"if i hadn't remembered that  sho was still loving mo, praying for  nio, behoving in mo, life would not  have boon possible, that's all!"  "Whero Is she now?" nsked tho judge  ������t lust, broaklng u long sllenco,  "Sho's at Wiesbaden just at present,  She's spending the season there with  her y-Minftor editor, who's boon perfect-  luir hovwoif in musle-in Munich. 1  could toll yon tales that would make  even a honrt of stono lovo her���������tales of  hor dovotlou to Koho (that's hor little  sister), of tho sacrifices sho has on-  durcil, tho doprlvntinna she hns undergo!)������, In ordor thnt Hoso might lmvo  the vory best musical education, Oh,  I swonr she's a woman In n mllllonl"  Tho judgo noticed���������ho could not help  but notice���������that his young friend's deep  chest wns swelling deoply with unaffected prldo, Unit his eyes woro hush-  Ing nnu that a ruddy color had crept  iuto the brown of his chin. "Hy Jove,  bo's a handsomo chap!" ho commented  to himself,  Gale consulted bis watch.  "Just think," be said as be slipped  (t into hts pocket again, "in a few hours  - Q    i  I shall see ner! Were aue at Biebrich  at 8:30, apd then Wiesbaden!" He  was like a boy in his fresh gladness.  "But," said the judge slowly, trying  to get into the spirit of the thing,, "you  see, you didn't tell me. Her husband  has died, bas he, and it's all plain sailing at last?"  "Died?" All the boyishness went out  of Gale. The stern sadness about his  mouth, was .plainly perceptible. "No,  he'-hasn't died, and she hasn't got a  divorce, but we're going to play at the  old, old game of 'pretending.' We're  Bolng to' pretend that that eonfoundeiJ  rake is dead, and we're going to begin  our lives afresh."  The judge stroked his chin in a way  that meant he was seriously troubled.  All tbe, clerks in bis offices knew that  sign, but it conveyed nothing whatever  to Gale.  "Yes, and next month we're going  back to the States together.   We"���������,:  "Is that quite fair to the woman,.do  you think?" broke in the judge quietly.  "I dare say she may love you enough  to sacrifice herself, only"���������  "Love me enough?" repeated; Gale  enthusiastically. And then more tenderly: "Why, she loves me enough to  rum are wiin me!' i, too, am wining  now to risk it, although there was a  time when I wasn't.",  "Love isn't everything, my friend,"  pursued the judge meditatively." "It  isn't everything���������not even from the  world's point of view. Have you  thought, when you're advising her to  take this step with you, of what the  world will say?"  "Oh, likely enough, the world will  call her a fool. But let the world go  hang! When two people love, each  other as much as she: and I do I tell  you there Isn't much else that counts.  We are very serious, aren't we?  Chance acquaintances should enjoy the  fleeing mome'ht. What a lot of people  are going to get oft at Bingen!"  The meditative look had not left the  judge's eyes while Gale had been talk-  ^ ing.   When tie ceased he recalled himself with ah effort.  "Beg pardon? Oh, yes, all the Baedeker people."  The kindly judge had taken Buch a  fancy to Gale that he hated to. see him  go wrong, and as the duskj. deepened  thickly he made one'fihaiiliea.  ' "I can't forget what you've been  telling me about���������about' ��������� the;, lady in  _.the_case." said he solemnly:' "You see,  flock oi geese, ana t recently discussed  with him the degree of intelligence  possessed by these birds. As an illustration, he told me tbe following story:  'That old gander came home alone one  morning in a great hurry. He was  evidently in great trouble about something. He rushed'.up to me and bowed  severa; times; then he said something  which I could not understand and,  wheeling round, waddled off down the  path by which be had just arrived.  Presently be stopped to see if I was ]  following, and, finding-1 was not, he  came back and repented the performance. This time I followed, to his  manifest satisfaction, and he led me  to the pond. ��������� On the bank all his geese  were squatting around the grandmother goose of the family, and she  had a rat trap securely gripping her  left leg. My appearance was bailed  by shrieks of delight from the whole  party, and when I liberated the old  lady (not much hurt) there was a grand  chorus of thanks. The old gander followed me some distance homeward,  bowing his acknowledgments, all tbe  way.'"���������Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News.  TALES OUT OF SCHOOL.  More Merry Mistakes  By the Author,  Henry J- Barker, Nl, A,  A lady teacher, on returning from  church service with her string of little  pupils, said to one of them whose hand  she was holding:  "Well, dear, and how did you like  the service this morning?"  "Oh, so much; so very much!" replied the little dot.  "And why so, dear?"  " 'Cause they sang my fav'rlte hymn  ,���������that about the she-bear."  The teacher, very much puzzled, requested the child to repeat those lines  referring to the bear, and they turned  out to be:    ". .->������������������������������������-������������������: - -    ���������   .   t .  "Can a mother's tender care '  Cease towards the child she bare?  Yes, she may forgetful be, ;  Yet will I remember thee."  lanons or japan and England, it must  be remembered that until now there  has been no intercourse of the kind  between any of the feminine members  of the reigning dynas.y in Japan and  those of the royal houses of Europe.  Whatever relations have existed have  been of an epistolary character, and  there has been a marked disposition to  treat Japanese royalties with a sort of  patronizing "and almost contemptuous  condescension/ which has been bitterly  resented at Tokio. The friendship of  Queen Alexandra and Princess Arisu-  gawa marks the inauguration of a new  era. *������������������'������������������ "  Moral For Bargain Hunting.  "A little incident that occurred at a  fashionable society wedding last week  should serve as a warning to the bargain hunter at the summer sales," says  The London Chronicle. "A woman in  a new hat���������it was a particularly successful hat���������sat serene and self-satisfied  in one of the top pews. To her came an  agitated lady's maid. A whispered colloquy followed, resulting in the blushing discomfiture of the serene and self-  satisfied woman" The maid fumbled in  the chiffon, dealing havoc among the  spring, summer and autumn flowers  that bloom with such amazing spontaneity on hats of this sort, and finally  retired with a label, but not before  many a feminine eye and one or two  masculine ones had read on it the compromising legend, 'Reduced from ������������������.'  This is a true'story."  In London.  First Citizen���������I'm told the Duke, or  Noc'ash has married four different heiresses.  Second Citizen���������That's right.  First Citizen���������He has been extremely  successful, eh? .���������'...  Second Citizen���������Yes; he is one of the  best selling dukes we have.  Humor and Philosophy  By DUNCAN M. SMITH  1  4  PICNICS.  AN ORIGINAL FORCE.  I am so much older than ybu are," he  went on in a lower, tone of voice, "that  you can't surely take offense.    No?  Then I may speak?', It's like this:   If  the, woman you love, runs off with  you, the world isn\t;goin_ to say, she's  braving : uV   Do you'-realize what a  thing you'suggest means to'a nice wo-1  mdn���������that the; peopletshe,'llkesv,won't,  speak to berjitbather friends:must be;]  among' a* set' of people who. really;;are  what she is 'only called, aftd1 that she's j  thrown away everything but,l6ye;fer  aman"���������.,.   ',,..J\:y. <,>.-'\,;  ���������/'������������������' .'*;.'  , "Oh," ypu' don't understand," ! interrupted Gate.        ' , ^    '.Jri     J.   .,--.. ,  ���������"who didn't haye l'o|ve ��������� big enough'  for her. to keep lier from ruining her  life;" finished the judge calfhly, "Now,-  of course, if this lady's husband is a  brute or.doesu't support her; or anything like that, she can leave him and,  get a divorce in regular order. I'm  not itt for, divorced myself1,-though perhaps that's a matter of taste. - But if  she leaves him and tuns away wltb another matt"r-       '  '. , : ,  "Anothor man?" echoed Gale amaz-  e<Jly, Then an expression of understanding dawned in his eyes and he  burst into.a happy, boyish laugh;  The judge stared, at him for a momont, This likable chap was incomprehensible aftor all,  "D6n't you soo?" Gale began, grasping his arm heartily. "Sho's not going  to run off with any ono but her husband, tho roformed rake. Tho lady in  tho case has been my wlfo all tbo  tlmo."        '  A Mistake Somewhere,  The young man who professed that  ho could road character from band-  writing looked attentively at tho scrap  Of n lettor which hud boon glvon him  by a friend and shook his head.  "The woman who wrote that," ho  suid In his most Judicial tone, "Is undoubtedly possessed of poi'soiuil ttttruc*  tlons and unfortunately too woll uwiiro  of,them, but her, character, sir, Is weak  ns wntor. She lucks determination,  consistency, ambition of a high order  and originality. Am I not correct In  my synopsis so far as you kuow?"  "M-m, well, you muy be," suid tho  other, "for I'vo novor soon tho writer.  Sho's tho widow of my cousin Jim, In  Town Whon T know Jim ho was an  ngrooohlo scapegrace who novor stayed  In ono position or place for more than  six months and was always In debt,  lie married her twelve yoars ago, sot-  tlod In a small city, built up a flno  VnHno������m. hooantn mayor last year, just  beforo ho died, nnd has loft a life Insurance of f 10,000 and an oxcollont In-  como besides to his widow and four  children,  "Somo way," ho added thoughtfully,  as tho reader of handwriting sat looking at tho scrap of paper with a dazed  expression, "I had Imagined sho might  have considerable character, but I dure  say you'ro r!ght,"~Youth's Companion.  InteUlftnee of ��������� Gander.  "Tbero li a neighbor of mlno," says  ont of our readers, "wbo keeps a big  A mistress wanted .to elicit from the  little ones the,fact that the oldest  trade^Tivas: that of gardening,: and accordingly she asked��������� *���������',, '*,.  '��������� "What trade or occupation did bur  first parent-follow?"  "Please,' mam,., he was a dustman,"  responded one of the mites.  This reminds me of an equally .naive  answer which a child gave on a kindred  subject���������the life of Adam and Eve in  _?___"_Lt__S6 ' '  ^'VWiiat^asked-the^teaeheiw-^hat-!  was the name of that tree which stood  In the midst.of the Garden?'-'   ,    ';...  ���������;'.  And; 6ne little child .responded: r-  "The' Tree ��������� of Porridge of'.Good and  .Evil!"-'"'" : ;"' J   '���������  a --  '   i      ���������  Some time ago 'a certain "noble'; lady  ���������a duchess, .indeed;" she was���������Pfid a  vt^it to. a"norib-codntry school, \ and,  found the lads lengaged' irka. drawing  lesson. The db|e.ct to\be drawn was a  carrot,' and a flriQ-spe'bim'en ' of that  vegetable lay'on'"the; table/N The 'du-  chess^afte* a; wor'ij wlfh the masterr-  yentured' to ptit' a -question' to the lit���������  "tie rustics',' Taking the carrot in her  hand, and holding it dp, before them,  she said: ���������'>���������'��������� ''���������*' '"<��������� '   '"'';'���������**! ���������   j   :  "Can any, of you tell, me What animal; useful, sagacious, and intelligent,  is fond of eating'this?"  One eager little yokel promptly held  out his hand, prpud to, give,an answer.  "Well, my little'mh.n, what'animal is  it?" asked the duchess;   . ,  "Please, mum, oursel's'" was the confident reply. ''���������',,'" '  A certain master 6f a school situated In an agricultural district had been  giving a lesson qn beep���������their manner  of swarming, how to hive them, how  to cure the Bot^e'caused'by their sting,  etc. The; lesson was practical artd Interesting, and the lads thoroughly enjoyed It.  Towards, the conclusion the master  put one or two questions to tho lads to  see whether thoy had intelligently followed all ho had sold,  "What lessons," he askod, "do  those wonderful little Insects teach us?"  And one lad gave the'surprising and  practical answer:  "To keep away from the hlvosl"  ���������, ..     ������������������-���������-���������������������������-������������������������������������-������������������-���������  Queen Alexandra and Jap Princes*,  Queen Alexandra hns lakon a great  liking for the Jupaneso Princess Ai'Ihu-  gawn, says tho Mnrqulso do Fontenoy,  and saw far moro of hor during her  stay ln England thnn would appear  from tho nowspapor rocords of the do*  IngH of tho former Crown Trlnco and  Crown PrlncosB of Japan during thoir  sojourn ln the United Kingdom. Not  only did Princess ArlHugawa present  iho Queen with somo exquisite Japaneso embroideries on nrepo, advising hor  on tho best wny to havo thom mado up  Into' droHSOH���������both the Queen and Iho  princess appearing In gowns of this  kind at tho Inst court bull held at Ilue.k-  Ingham, Palaco In honor of the Japan-  oho Imperial gue.fttn���������hut she likewise  went all ovor the palace with tho Queon,  ndv!"'iif; Vt "Mth retrnrA tn thn fmhel-  liHhment of enrnorn, corridors, and al-  oovoh in Japaneso fashion, As hooh uu  tho Prlncoss roachou homo sho will muko  a large collection of rare Japanese  brlo-a-brao and nrt furniture, tin woll  as draperleH, which will be brought to  Uu���������;..uul ly ..'.:!!,.I v.--.rhn: :. f" -::? *h"  Imperial Palaco at Tokio In ordor to  put Into oxecutlon at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castlo, under tho personal direction of Iho Queon, tho suggestions made by the Princess.  The latter Is a qulot, gentle mannered,  dhy llttlo woman. im^Rewd^ of all the  exquisite breeding of, tlio Jnpnne������.j  rrcfit lndy���������JiiHt tho kind of woman. In  fact, to appeal to tho nympathy and  liking of Quoon Alexandra, and I havo  no doubt but thnt the cloae friendship  which has sprung up between thoso  two Imperial ladles will exorclwe an  important Influence upon tho future ra.  Success   Cannot   Be   Copied   or   Successfully  Imitated.  No human being ever yet made a success trying to be somebody else even  if that person was a success. Success  cannot be copied, cannot be successfully imitated., It is an original force, a  creative process. Every, man will be a  failure just in proportion as bo gets  away from .himself and tries to be  somebody else and to express somebody else instead of himself. Power  comes .from within or, from nowhere.  ���������Be ���������yourself'. Listen to the;voicp within.' There is room for improvement in  e^ery__profession, in every trade and  in every business. ��������� The worlU~wTJ_-T  men who can do things in new and  better ways. Don't think because your  plan or idea has no precedent or because you are young and inexperienced  that 'you will hot get a hearing. The  man who has anything new and valuable to give to the world wiil be listened to and will be followed. The man  of strong individuality, who dares to  think.his'.own thought and originate  his own method and who is not'afraid  to be himself, not a copy, of some one  else, quickly gets recognition. Nothing else will attract the attention of  yoUr employer or the rest of tho world  so' quickly as originality and unique  ways of doing things, especially if they  are effective.���������Oi;isou Swett Mardeu iu  Success MogaKlne.  HEART DISEASE.  Don't Let the Idea Thnt You Have It  Scurc Yon Into StckncMH,  Comparatively few people '.know that  It is rare to find a perfect heartbeat.  What is termed "palpitation" ,is au Irregularity lu tlie boat. It Is most com-  inpnly caused by some disturbance of  the digestion; by undue Indulgence In  tea, coffee, tobacco or alcohol; by  worry or by excitement. Many'per-'  ���������sons, 'detecting, such an Irregularity,  think (hey bavo some serious disease  of the heart that mny end their llfo nt  any moment' This Is a vory grave mis-  tako In a double sense���������first, as to tho  fact Itself, and,' secoud, ns to the Intlu-  onco ou<the health of such a morbid  Idea.  Again, thoro.Is a notion that heart dlsoaso Is a destructive process; that the  Hosh Is affected In much the samo mim-  nor'1,as when tho sklu Is ulcerated or  tho lungs are consumptive. That Is  very seldom true, Tho inost serious  disorders of-tho heart are tlulte different lu their naturo.  When ft nuin or woman Is under the  linpri'Hsloirtliat ho or ���������Hhu.han heart dlsoaso thoro is ono obvious duty���������to vlnit  a rt'llablo doctor, have the heart examined and either havo,one'������ iVnrH not  at. rest'or. bo given huHi advice ns will  Kiirvo to' remedy the comllllon.-lloino  Notes.  Win' tlo Wm rn11i>i1  "flooil FrlilnT."  AKri'd Uuiiii, thn colcbrnlfd Mngllsb  Impresario ninl operatic librettist of  the last contury, wuh not always In an  auilaiilu fritiuo of mind, and ouo day  ho was seen at a ri'lioarmil holding a  wroti'hoil "snpor" bv iho collar and  scolding him savagely. The poor fellow's fright and distress! ������nys I'\ .T.  Crowest in his biographical anecdotes  of fniiioiw musicians, intruded the attention of Mallbi'itu, the famous prima  donna. Tho lndy crossed over to tho  malinger nud vuld:  "I ������o you know, I shall call you 'Good  Friday,'"  "Why?" ho asked.  "UwmiKC," replied Mallbran, Myou  are such a bot cross bun."  The picnic season is at hand,        ,  When city people blithely hie  In train loads to the boarderlan_   :  To frblic and fill up on pie,       '  With balmy nature to commune  And, at tho least excuse, to spooa.  A hamper loaded to the guards.  Big bottles filled with something  Some golf sticks and about ten yards.-  Ol netting for a tennis game,  A hammock���������and they are away.  With poor pa loaded like a dray.  The train Is crowded; every seat o  Holds several grown folks and timo*-  ,     kids;  The air Is smoky, and the heat  Of comfort all the journey rids.  Walt till the grounds we can discerns  We'll have cool breezes then to bunk  This Is the place to draw the veiL  The picnic ia a humbug large,  Built on a monumental scale,  With nothing real but the charges.  We don't like water cold to throw, .  But we've been to them, and we knewv  Hard on the Theory.  "At last," the optimist was expiate*  ing to a neighbor, "I have found e-  way to save money. About the first t������  the month a man came along with _V  new gas burner guaranteed to cut that  gas bill in two. I bought it, and a fewf  days later a fellow showed up who b*tf  a regulator that he promised wod1&  make the gas bill look like 30 cent**  At least it would cut it down tw*������  thirds. Well, I took it, and toward tim-  end of the week a frank agent drifted  around with an attachment for Htm-  meter that would do all kinds of economical stunts. I let him put it oa^  and I calculate that the gas company  will be owing me something by tto  time the next bill comes in."  "John," called his wife from the jm_*  room, "the gas bill came this morbingt  and it was only a third larger than t_*������  month before!"  Mutual.  In the spring the young man's fancy  Turns to thoughts of love, they say*  And I guess the young girl's fancy  Meets it,pleasantly haifway., ,.,  Literary EfiOrt.  ~'' WlaTii__e~doiug^f 6iri~living5w   "Writing."  "Short stories?"  "Ob,   no;   just   writing   home   tm  money."  be7  Gave Him a Jar.  "Ho    was    intoxicated    with  beauty." *  "But  It sobered  him  up,  I  fancr������  when the check for her dinner came,"  Hadn't taught Up.  "It Is winter now in the Argent������o������  Republic."  "Say, tbey must be a slow, race od  people in that country,"  Didn't Want to Surprise Her,  lie   toyed   wlfll  nitroglycerin-*  They   broke   II  to his wife,  Quite gently, UM*  the     iifS  about  Ills sudden Um.  inUte*  One Way to Get Ready,  "lie is saving his money for a rafaoqf *  day."  "Isn't be rustler enough to steal tiki  umbrellas?"  Knew the Worst.  'Tie seems to have a prejudice  against canned goods."  "Yes; he has worked ln a canning  factory."  Looked ai Though He Might Havt Ma  "Can you lend mo $10, old mnnT  "No, but I thiiuk you for the comptt*  mout."  IMroi'tot'V vcea.  Most of Iho cnrporatlniis give a t������&  dollar gold ploco to each director ttfSf  ovory mooting Im attends, Somecon^  panics glvo $'jn, and it Is the fasblow  always to glvo directors' foes in Rokt.  A story Ih told of IMorpont Morgnty  who at one ut the moctlnpj of ih������  boa nl of directors of the Now Yorli  (Vtifni! railroad moved to iiicrc'isff tlws  diroHuiV fees from $10 to $_o becauw*  ho iciil rond In a mornliiir papor tx tw  port by Carroll I). Wright of the Unl*.  od Sinti'H labiir hiiroau that Uio cotrt eat  living had boon greatly IncronHwL������������������  Nuw York Letter to Chicago llovurd.  (}iu>������ll)m of I3x|H'Ht'iior,  "My wife,'' 1'HintrKiMi iSt'woii, n* u������*  dourest little woman on earth."  "Oil. I don't know," rejoined OUlwt*t%  with a large, open faced sigh, ''lltrtaj  much does sho cost you a nioutU7**-#  Chicago News,  T������������ Truthful.  YeiiM���������iiM h������>M be l.i'Ucvt'H thera an  as big flsh in the son ns ex ox www  caught. -  Crlmsonheak -It's evident h*'������ tm  flshoruion.rYonkers Statoimaa, Loggers  Boots  for Early Spring Sewing  We have received our  first shipment of  Lawns, Nainsook, Organdies, Persian Lawn,  Tucked Nainsook,   Colored Dimities,  Embroideries, Lace, Allover Lace  Allover. Embroideries, etc  These goods are direct from the   old  country and are a beautiful lot.  CALL AND SEE THEM.  %IGGS & WHYTE  jfi%3S38BSSHESS_5^^Xl  5c.  LOAF  Currant.   -BUNS.  Minced Steak Pies on Saturdays  3 for :25c.  tl^MUl* _MMK*MIIM4lUUfeW  DUNSMUIR AVENUE.  IO-* Dozen  A Letter.  Cumberland B. C, Jan 8,1906.  Ed. News;  Dear Sir:���������As the elections are  on and the usual difficulty seems io  exist in finding candidates to run.  Soirte of us think that a good way  out of tne difficulty would be to let  the school staff handle the publio  affairs of the city. One could aci  ���������as_Mayor arid cooitable,.ajnloi.h___&_e  We pride ourselves in  the Loggers' Boots our  factory turns out. They  are all No. i. leather and  manufactured by men who  know western conditions  from having lived the life  of a Westerner. You  never imagined a boot  couid be made to stand the  wear and tear like our  Loggers' Boots. They are  ending the argument for  Eastern made boots every  day;  For sale retail by all  good dealers  Manufactured    Bv  J. LECKIE CO., Ltd.  Vancouver E$. C  Cook's Cotton Root Compound.  The only safe effoctual monthly  medicine on wbich women ct.n  depend. Sold in two degrees of  strength���������No. 1, for ordinary  eases,$lpprbox; No. 2,10 degrees stronger for Specip.l  Coses, ?8 per box. Sold by all  druggists. Ask for Cook's Cotton Boot Compound; tako no  substitute,  Ttio Cook Medicine Co.,     Windsor, Ontario.  NOTIOB.  *jr Advartiserewlio want their ad.  c imaged, uhould get copy in by  9 a.m. day before lssuft.  "The Editor will not bo roHpunsiblo for thc  views, aentimonts, or any orrorB of composition of Jobfcor correspondents.  m* 36. Bitberson, fliiflr.  collector, another as magistrate etc.  and by this plan there would be ho  friction, they could run   the   town  on lines to suit whatever phowed up  as a money  making  proposition.  Of course if male teachers were too  few to fill nil offices,   more  would  have to be imported and   some of  the ladies' services dispensed with,  I think this plan a good one.  Yours truly,  ."Slabfoot"  -      O:   Bread, 5c per loaf  at Morrochi  Bros.  Job Work Strictly 0. 0. I>.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  IbSOKD EVERY WEDNESDAY.  Subscription  $������ ooa year  Tho terms of offico of two of our  SohooHruBtooB uud of   the Mayor  and Council ban now about expired  and the elections aro pending.   Until tho day of   nomination  it is of  course nol certain   who   will   offer  UivuthAvoh for   flection,  though iv  good many   namon or������ mentioned  uf *u'piraiitM f'>r oflico.     Long   fx-  pftvienco in, und eio*e observation of  civic matters in kmhiU   town*  like  Cumberland hafc convinced us that  mmi I'lt'otod to pots! lions to control  thr appointment ol Uiachera to educate tho young nro apt to bo poohj-  \vl.,u :;,nUlK'Utt in action, and weak  j,, p,,ii!-y      /diiHni.uu   too,   some-  tiun-n tu'������������ninj ojiroiesa  in attention  Ui ��������� uU'i: i.r'i7"- nnd art    prono   to I  1������l Uiii.t/.^W'- ���������tl������"1- '���������' l"������r'!>7"i:������- I  t      * ' \-  -i  ',. nol, fu'iVi OHtillK   !  * * *   ���������' *     . * I  [Urtur*   xnettora. I  i  ���������..k us tl:-) I'M*'is  force ilu'uv  ���������i. and    now  The balance of our trimmed hats;  some having cosl $3 oo and $3,50 a  piece, sale price $1 oo each, At the  Big Store clearance sale,  A few people took advantage of  the ice to go skating Saturday, and  preparations were made by a largo  number to go out Sunday, This  arrangement was however fruptrat  od by the heavy ruin on that  day.  Beautiful winter Blouses, can be  obtained at the Big Store Clearance  Sale for 25cLb.  Editor Baton of paper bed fame ia  to be found in tho Sohool house  ouco more. While away on hia  City paid vacation trip bo visited  New Westminster, What his latest  fud in paper and ribbon work will  be thit) term will be demonstrated  to his sewing clans on Friday after-  no >n.  Barpainn in nil doparttnonts during the Big St'tt't' clearance Bale,  On Thursday in", niiip' ncrxt J'.'ny   i  Ult������ ��������� ������������������>    o---  it .jiin.'.'t i-J p-<��������� *������������������'*>'��������� % ' ������������������-���������-���������  I'ftOWH.  v������''v'   COn.iil'OHK  Ml.it.it'll!;-  1 \\e  Vi-. v   '  t.'O 'i, '-'������������������ <*  .,....������,,     i\i  ;Km o\i-C.it'  busir< -"��������� '  11 ni ft o'clock ili-rn wili ho n <-i>n������  rvri'illiviiil C'vv.J <\t ' In*.  Mrtthndlnt,  Church untUii" tho uucpicdH  of  tho  hpwoith   League   and   Chriblian  i-;'ii������y.-.y<-r-i. iiiMi   now    Kndwvor.   Friench and   rn*mheifl  t t  vt'it*. un n.H!tv< .i, mix. (l\ ttioUoiHtn-gimou   Heartily   wei-  ... -���������(';. ���������-, , "oc-iv,-::'"o rt0nM,t   ftofreshmente will   bo eer-  * op Hi 'I.e. tk'fitiii- at j vr.(j nna������ ft ploawnt timeia  anticlp-  a.,,* aloy;iJh> \cij In-it HUi,\t   it Ik expected that   Rov  J'  , sv.iii i    i 'ho town | w, White D. I). will arrive in time  1,.   i,u w.ty fi������n   li'H j to ho pr������������Bimt.   lie is to occupy the  ���������''������������������������������������'���������i j paipil ul Guu.o Ciiuitih  n������ut Sab-  The "EsqmaiaHand Nanaimo "RSilWSy"  Company will apply to ihe Parliament q.  Canada at ita next session for an Aot ex  tending the time for commencing and completing an extension of itH main liue to Comox und the bianehe* referred to in its act  of Incorporation and also empowering' the  Company to oonstruot and operate ������ miN  way from Comox to a point at or near Camp'  bell River ultii> a brauuh from ita main lino  at or uenr Duncans via Cowichan Valloy to  Alborni also' a bianoh from a point at or  near EiigHHhman'u River to Albaral Can������l  and a branch from a point at or near Coin*.*  via Ootulvrlaod Boutn- westerly to AHierui  Canal xud giving oho Company general po  worn \o oomtfcruct branch linen and for othor  purposes.  D-.tiil at Viutorla thin 14th day of Decern  bur, 1905.  W. F. SAL8RURY,  Seui'oUry E & N Railway.  NOTICK IS HERKBY GIVEN that  at the next sitting of lhe Board of Licenc  ing Commissioners sitting as a Lirenc-  inn Court ifor the City of Cumberland I  Henry Andrew Mills intend to apply for  a Transfer of the Hotel Licence for vending wines, spirits, beer or other intoxicating liquors hy retail at Ihe Vendome  Hotel, situate and beinff on Lot Five  Block Three in the City of Cumberland  from myself to Christopher (Jniiner,  Dated this 7th day of December, 1905  H. A, MILLS  Witness���������C. H. Biskvor Potts Cumberland Barrister eto,  TO 0\DRE A GOLD IN ONE DAY,  Tak LAXATIVE HHO.MO QUININE Tab.  lots AU thugftntn refoid l*e monoy tf it  IuIIh to euro, 0. W. Grove's a^uKwre ia  on eaoh box,   28o,  NOTIOE.  Any person or persona found out-  ting or removing tiuiher from Lois  15, 20 und the south 22 aores of  the Fractional N. W. i rico, SO and  Frac-tonal 8 W 7}of 8oo'30 (1)7 Ac)  of Township XI, Nelson District,  will bo prowftcnled accordiiif; to law  GRANT &WOUNCTU.  Onmherlnnd Jan. 9th 190(1.  w)  STODDART     The Jeweller.  His Christmas stock did not arrive in time for Chriatmaa,  bo the uelection is not broken for  NEW YEARS GIFTS.  Consisting of Marble Clocks, Westminster Chiming Clocks, Sterling Silver and  Quadruple Silver Plated Ware.  Royal Barfk of Canada  Capital (paid up),  .... .$3,000,000  BeBorve Fund .8,000,000  Undivided ProfltiS,     802,743  T. E. KENNY, 'Pukuipknt. .. & L. PEASE, Gshbral MANAatv  ~~        "branch at cum"berl,vnd, *  Savings Bank Department :--Dep6.-.ita ot $1 aud upwards received; Ioterest al*  lowed at current rates, oomponnHedtwioo eaoh year oa 30th Juno and 31 s������ DeoemUr,  Dratta ou^tttl points bought and sold. . hmto^xt    ..  A. P. WILSON, Manager.  OFFICE, HOURS   10 to 3;    Saturday 10 to 12; open  Pay Nighta 7 p.m. to 9^.n>  Public and������ High School  itatcrftcnt" for Year"  1  cndini'.Dcrtl 1935  .KXrKNWTaEE,  Teachers Salaries,: $4,975 ������(  iliuiiiur   Insurance,. .........  C<>al,   ���������  .$_! iA^iiJ^er,......__.,. __?__  $320 0-  ..$1200"  , $ 105 01.  .. *i>   00 0*  Pijisterii'i'E;,....    ���������  P'.Ui'ilii.g,,:;........ ."  l-H-'orwtu! v'.- Salary,. ��������� ���������  WJnod f.'r Fuel,..'....  New. Fi'.riiitur:*,     Water  rait',   K.suminati'n  P-.ipftr,.  V-iognuuiV .........  Printing, .'. J  TAdei* for Primary I)iv.,..$  ^"TOTF"'  ,$   -70 ('<������  $   20 0-  $    2o i *>'  .$   35oo  .*   13 7  .*    2y-  . *     3 .v ���������  21 i������:  CUiViSERLAND  eat Market  Qhoicest Meats  Supplied at Loweat Market Prtcei  Vegetables  A   Great  Variety  will  ������lway������ be  in  stock }   also a supply of  Tresh Fish  w-sli  Ih- on Su'������i fv<iry Wedawby  Voiir patronage in cordially invited,  and  all ordure <v,ill bv promptly delivered.  .Lumber i >r  IVpuirn, $   49 4j--  LiuioaiidTar. ���������$     8 oO  l\Hiag<i,  ......... J     ^^  Stoves, Pipen and Work,, .f   39 .Jo  FreighL,,.,,.. -.J     lJ '$  WatPr Ho9������,,.eto ,.,,... .".'T    22 'III  SuudritiH and Htipaini,... .jT���������^jb  Total Jixponditure���������*o$)o ^  KliCJiiPTS  UuvH. Grant, ....$4,7^40  Gov't. Grunt lo H. S *%  3o0 00  ���������H.8. Pees ....������   264 00  City of Oainbwlaud,.,. Jt-66tflB  *6,9y6 00  T, H. CAREY. Secretary.  . McPhee'4. Son  PHOPlilETORS.  air  I hereby certify thai I have examined the book, and vouohora of  the City of 'Cumberland School  Board and And them ourroot.  F. A Anlky, Auditor.  NANAIMO PIONEER  DEAD  1LO&T.  From Grant &  Mounco'e farm,  Honitithio iii October ItuU, 1 ch htcr  whltuboar.   Finder kindly notify  '    GHANT <fe MOUNCE  Nannirno, 8th���������Samuel Bright-  man at one timo one of tho most  prominent buninc-BS men of this  oity, died on Sunday from the eiTeotK  of a unruly lio etrwke whioli be wan  afflicted w ith on Friday. IIo leaves  eon and three daughters MIbs Flora  and Mrs JJohcrty of Cumberland,  MitiB Lona of VunCuiivor. l)eueut>*  od 66 yoars old and a resident ol  '-���������r ��������� r        .-. k  it ill.'Oixiu till    ,JJ}\.......  ��������� ���������   "^t���������-~-~~*���������  IS   ALL   T^H   JL&3SZ  JUST a chuuoe to show you that  we al fvay������ pleane our cUBtOHiqra  by supplying them with the BE8T  MEATS at the lowest ms*Tme.\,  prices. A trial order will oopvjneo  you.  THE  CITY  Meat   Market,  W. W. IffoSAY, Proprietor,  IWCBKlflBillll lllll'll/IIIMWMMMBMWWWMWMi ,  ���������i :i     1   ''i .i;" . *��������� >  -how Iht'iM' tore-1 in thw wtdhw o!  ihM to.vnn ���������' ��������� l'���������:������'��������� bv cMiiiinu for-  v-i.rd iii.wiihfundulitti?!'     Tlwilmc  ,..'���������, ������������������;..":, .uid <������. chotr,  whcM-..on.o iswicy a-"id lalininiHim*  lion.  bulb  Mens wiiuer underwear.   Still a  Ane eelwctiou to ohooflc from,   will  ho Hold durint; the Big Store cloar*  tv:c,o bale ior lei* than coh,   Dun't  * miv '.lilg oppor!unity.  I  Mru G. VV. Clinton i������ vhdting  fricuda in Victoria.  Mi H. Grant Nf. P, P, loll n������ Friday rooming to attend the opening  ol thu.Legislature.  Among the Passengers last night  Were Mrs and iV'iHH Turner to vi.it  Aim Furbow, Mra Gal!rind������;r*, Mi������i*  K. Woir and Mr and MrsT. Whyto.  See 'y Carvy in tn receipt of a lut-  lurfrorn thn rS������(u<������ttion Department  )i)ioruiii)|, iii.ii tinn ii^iiuu^t if  Wilson will visit Oum������.erlnnd  about the Kith inpt lo arrangu mat-  tert������ iu connection with tho new  Sohool Act.  Nomination day on Monday,  .Jany. 15th.  The friondp of Mrp J. Ken'cy wil  regret to learn that that lady te  very ill.  A������on was born to M;������ Geo, l>���������vi������  luit *wuek.  fTvm*"O'^   nc___f _^^i  J. XXX3U    X3* \eJ*  HEADQUARTERS  -���������'������������������'��������� ������������������tST" Ii i.i" ii ...iT*T!ITtT*inTtpl  FOR  ISvcrythliifr in Wttilo  From  A Piano to a Son?  chaise1,,:,., --=rr.'���������',:., __ ������������������v.^j^aa11   IB AT-���������  Fletcher Bros:  93 GOVT      STREET  Jlotorii, B.C;  GO IO  ���������AMl-������  The TAILOR  for your next Suit ol clothes.   Luolt at tlioao Pricoa ������������������*-  Pants   $3.00 up  suits naooup  Overcoats $1_JM up  Style, f; it and Workmanship  Guaranteed.  DAVIS   BLOOK.

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