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 THEGUM  4  r  0  FOURTEENTH -YEAR.  Cumberland, b. c,      Wednesday    april, 3    190?  AT THE BIO STORE.  1907 - SPRING-1907  SPECIAL ATTENTION IS DIRECTED  THIS WEEK TO OUR VERY ATTRACTIVE. RANGE OP   Ladies, Misses and Children's  Ready-to-Wear Goods.  Consisting of Ladies, Silk, Muslin, and Print  Blouses  Wrappers and Kimonas, Skirts,  Night  Dresses,   Drawers*  Chemise and Corset covers.   Misses  and  Children*  White  and Coloured Dresses; Pinafores. Overalls,  Creepers  Skirts,  Drawers and Night DreeseB,        ^   Special Value In-Ladies and Misses  Lawn and  Muslin Aprons.  LIMITED  l^LJ-U  .*#ir.';/. ���������&;������"���������.''  " *V;  WEDDING   BELLS  The following   amount of  the  marriage of Miss JeWe  Murdoch  and Mr T. MoMillftfr which   took  place in Nanaimo on\ March  16th,  and whioh was too late for publication in our lust issufe, will interest  thematiy frieuds of thiit young lady  in this town.   The ceremony took  place at the reeldence-|>f the bride's  oousin. Mrs  Hy  Wilkinson, and  was performed by Rev Mr  Miller,  she was given away by Mr H. Wilkinson,MiseB. Forcimer acted  as  bridesmaid and Mr James Panning  did the duties of groomsman,   imec  bride waV. prettily gowhed in   pale  blue  silk-,   crepe.-de-elhine,    with  veil HeltijA .place, with a crown  of  orange blossoms, she carried    a  shower k&aquet of white carnations  lilies of tiie vaUey* and asparagus  fern.   Afie*  ihe   ceremony    the  bridal party, with a few  intimate  friendr repaired^ io   the spacious  dining room which was harmoniously decorated, and all partook of a  sumptuous wedding'  repast.     On  Tuesday evening Mr and Mrs   McMillan visit d Cumberland,  where  a reception was held at the   residence of the brides parents, Mr and  Mrs H Murdoch, a  large  number  attending to* extend  congratulations. CpV.the -happy  couple.. "The  bride?^iraye3^%< costume  was  of  green   broadcloth Irimmed   with  green silk br^Mttndoreatn applique  = ^     * ������*��������� "' ��������� v������ ������������������     S7*^v-C5**i7yj*i*=^==:*"������% ���������- F���������     ���������==~   and white muanrbom hat trimmed  w.ith pink ��������� rojs^;;Itid Rea moss.  T^W^8^^ .of  formed a violin duet, while Mies  Denton, and Messrs Monte* and  Winmngham kindly gave their  services ii������ orchestra selections.  - 0      ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  Lumbering   Operations  Mr Williamson who has taken a  contract to log the Victoria L. & M.  Go's limits back ������*f Uuion Bay, was  in town last week.   The gang are  erecting buildings and a wharf two  miles below the Bay and will build  *a railway <rom thebeaoh to tap the  timber.   Cars will not be used, the  logs simply trailed on timber ways  by the  engines.   Mr  Williamson  "has made arrangement* for the use  of the Hospital in the event of men  being injured.    They will   be assessed $l.ooper month a? the'Colliery Company do, the   money   being paid into the Hospital in return  for  admission     without    futther  charge. ' As it is Mr   Williamson's  intention to engage ah-ut 350 men,  the item will mean   much   to   the  Hospital.    Mr   McEache,n7~who  is building a railway  at   Comox,  coming out at the Indian   reserve,  wres-  Tinware,   Enamelware,  Knives, Forks, &c,  The Magnet Cash Store  Leads Them All.  ���������V  "BOARD OF AGRlOUi^R?U 7  INFECTED FRUIT iKD^'O^* *������������������������������������.'  Notice, is,hereby given that autho-v  rised officer of the Deparment have  been instructed to make inspection  of ail orchards and gardens for the  purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Horticultural Board Aot  It is asked that all assistance be  given tq facilitate inspections, and  that in $e interests of all concern-,  ed, the requirements'of the Board,  in aocoruanoe with tbe notice served  by inspector  be ooh.pl.ed   with  without delay,  J. R< Anderson.  Deputy Minister of Agriculture.  Oboe ol theBoard of'Hortioalure  Dbpiirtmiint of Agrloultarv  Vlotori*; pQ25felru*r-r* W07   -  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  thai k.tatend, to apply at the next  sittings of thefBoard, of Lioence  Commissioners for^ tho Comox Licence District for ft transfer of tbe  Hotel Licence now held by me for  tho Port Hsrvey Hotel, at the town  of Port Harvey, situate on Orofton  Island, in the Province of British  Columbia, to Edward Sohwahn of  the oity of Vancouver, B.O.  Dated this Oth d>y,oi February,  1907 GEO; E. SLATER.  NOTICE IS iiliREBY GIVEN'  that I Intend to apply at the next  ���������minf-a of the Board of Lioenoe  Commi'sionerafor the Oomox Ll.  cence District, for a transfer of the  Hotel Licence now held by me for  the Ruby Hotel,-*t the town of Port  Kusan in the --.Proviiiue oi Brivisii  ColumUa, to Edg*r McKoniie of  the said town'of Port Kusan,  Daled this 21si o>y of February,  *  1007.  C1IA8. MAODOUGALL  Per his Attorney in fact  -���������   Gxo, E, Slatkr.  NOTICE 13 HEREBY GIVEN that the  undernoted have made applications for  ' hotel lioenoe-, under the provisions of  the Statutei in that behalf,  New Licence,  Albert Armstrong Ic   William    Beldlog,  Grant Hotel Minstrel-Isd  Transfers  From Oharles MoDougc.ll, to Edgar Mo-  Kflurie,  Ruby Hotel, Port Kunan,, > From  George E. Slater to Edward Sohwahn,'Pi*rt  : Harvey Hotel, Port Harvey,  Tho Board of Lioenoe OommlBslonors will  meet to oonaider the ab������ve applications on  Wednesday the 8rd day of April 1907, at  the hour of 2 p>m, at tho Court Houhd,  Cumberlsnd  JOHN THOMSON,  ������   Chief -Lioenoe Iwipeotor  Oomox Lioenoe Distriot  Datisil at Gumbo 1 land BO, Maroh  IS, 1800  will aleo emplov a large number  of men, and he ioo, intends to make  use 0} the hopital in the same way,  &k also the Victoria L <fc M Co camp  oh Puntledge river. Air McEm-h-  ern pays a yearly rental for the  right of way through the Indian  reserve, Mr Robinson,Indian agent  ^a^g--cqrcpletedHKfrangement6  4o3jr(tbii������.during a visit to Comox  list week. These eampsjireintejod  ed to be good for. some  years   '"  ssw  1,- .i;���������i^Sfi.-.--MlKsL���������Lu 3y^**^,*J������������,>������ (ricB������:Ws Strand,  side.    Who says tbe Japanese  are  modernised ?  Outoomo Always 8am*.  A Philadelphia** was praising for hit  learning and uprightness the lat*  Judge 51. Russell Thayer, He quoted  /the moving passage fronTJudge Thay*  er's win, "Owing to ^ the fact that ak  roost my entire life has been passed bf  .toB^public_secv.l������>_olrmelUnlted.Stote<,  NOTICE  .' ��������� ��������� ' ���������   . ���������  We, the undersigned merchant?  of   Cumberland   and  Courtenay  hereby agree to olose our places of  bnpJnoBB every Tuebday at 12 noon,.  excepting those weeks in which a  legal holiday should ooour, oom-  inenelng Tuosday, Maroh 5th, and  ending November 20th, 1907.  8IGNED-T. B, Bate, J, H. OoiHni/ fc.  Aitkin for Oo-Operative 8ooie%,  J, MoPhee & Sons, C. H. Tarbell,  Campbell Bros,,   Marooohi Bros,,  H.O. Emd*( Rlggs & Whyte, 8,  Letter & Oo'Ltd., per J. Lldatone  P, PHILLIPS HABROT  QnrHjit������f and Soflortct*  and  Notary Publlo  ; '��������� Ci^nve^onalnji'';  FORSAL,������;'    ;.;  A quantity of Garden and Fnrm  Impli-mems, House! -������H Furnilure,  Chickotis.C *vv, end  :huutv >ther  ItftfelM.'-AppTy.  |S. J. M1LLRTT, Coxoi/  ,���������r^U3uaaraong e Rreat many others  ^bpir\g^IIan.4.,^painted  cocoa, Bet.r  '���������fTO'm'Mr and ^-rj. Wi 1 kin^on, cheque  iiom  RiggsS; Whyte;   set,   bf  dishes, Mr and AfrsTHMoMlllan;  carving sot,.Mr and Mr,s  Fechnfer;  bed linen and.towel**,   Mrs Pikfit;  house linen and leather travelling'  case, the brides parents;  blankets,  Mr and Mrs J Prafer; -table .cloth,  Mr and Mrs Rob Grant; Japanese  ,,tea set, MrsHalcrow;  biscuit jar,  Mrs Robt McKnight;  silver bonbon dish, Jas Murdoch, out glass  peppers, Mrs Anderson;sugar  and  cream jars wiih silver tray, F Mo-  Intosh; counterpane,  Mrs  Hugo;  eiderdown quilt, Mr J R Gray; oak  and silver butterdish and half dozen silver knive* and forks, employees of Rigga & Whyte; silver butter  knite and sugar r-jhell, Mrs Riley;  hand painted cake plate, Minn Gray  china mustard pot,  Oooil   Fraser;  silver and pearl fish servers, Mr A.  Hngo; tea -service, Mr Aitken; carving set, F   Piokard; kid  gloves,  Miss Anderson; silver berry spoon,  Misses Abitim**; Japmese te** set,  Mips Dowdull; phi'li ulbiim, Mr J.  'Miupole; silver ejig'-nt-aiidf Mr and  Mrs MnLeod; white silk embroider*  mi table cloth, Ho- u Fongj  CONCERT  Tho Young People of St George's  Presbyterian Churcn gave a most  ���������tW-fnynViU ������r*t������rtsintviM������S at, th*  'CtjmKdrtahdHftll "n Tuesday eve*  ningthe 26th In aid of the Church,  There was n iHrgoaudienoe which  generously applauded the several  numbers on thepn'Knunme. Misses Hundrin, Whyio and Dowdall.  and Messrs BunnHrmau, Bates,  Siuwart. NVntson and Hunden en-  f*������r������<iined thflr lisieneni with di-  alojpiss, tableaux, and a very amusing inrco which was duly appreciated. Mr J. Bannertnan acting the p*rt of negro to porfoction.  Mines Stuart and   MUohell per*  possibly othere which may start-,up  , tbe^oast further the district will  b|a'busy logging oentre from (this  on.' It is certain that later a large  c&rhp will be established near  Oatnpbell River, and the Victoria  1L & M Co speak of^ tapping their  Oyster ftiver limits by railway,,, .de*  bouohing in Comox harbour,  ��������� 0  NEWS NOTE^OFTHE  CITY  A lady liviag in Viotoria wants  a young girl 10 to 13. to biiug up  For particulars apply this office.  BIRTH���������At "The Cumberland  hospital on Thursduy the "27th, to  the wife of Mr R .McKnight, a  daughter  3tTOT.'IOE3.  Changes of ads must be in this  office not later than Monday noon,  DrD.E, Kerr, Dentist will ter-  minatt his present visit to Cumberland, Tuesday April 0. Do not  put off oonRulting hiiu until it is  too late.  Mrs A. B. Andemon ia visiting  her mother, Mrs Christmas.  Mr������ J. MoLeod returned from a  visit to friends In Nanaimo last  ,���������.<*���������*> Misa Clarke of that citv, ao  '������io������.pa'������i*?** hw nnd will ramain  fpr a few weeks.  A free fltfht took plaoo in No 1  Japtown ftuoiiay aneiuwuii. Cuu,  Thomson arrested one of the worst  offenders and locked him up. He  was later finnl by Judge Abrarns.  Another epwcially desired participant in the hilarity got into hiding  and eccaped U i***M that billiard  cues, sticks, boots and bottles were  the principal weapons, wiWi a lit  tie 6������t play and j!u jmu on the  and of the state of Pennsylvania, t  bave bot a small estate* to l^ve to nqf  ���������dear children-and wife." :  >Judge Thayer,*' he contraued; mwti  a v������y honorable man. First aa a law*  jrer; amr^rard oi a jodga, he treated  all wtth wbo������ he bad d������allngs wtth  the gresftat fatraees. Onpa, years, agot  after be had served me well m a &l������-  flcult case, I remonstrated with bun  about tbo emallnesa of his feo,  " 'Well,' be aald, smiling and smelling tbe flower In bla buttonhole, 'I, yott  know, am not tbat type of lawyW  whose client once said:  "������������������ *^I ^never was entirely rtilned but  twl**^^i(ice,Jwben-Ibet a lawsuit and  <mce,when I gained (me.w*M*--Waab-  mgtonStar.  A Teirlbte Punlehmeni,  A man Buapected of treason tn BKo**  roceo was punished by having {he  flesh ot Ma hand sliced, tno woonA  filled wltb salt and tbo whole band  sewed up In leather.   It ts a eoraroott'  belief  that  this  punishment  eansee  mortification to sot In nndjthat tbe'.  band decomposes, bat such is not tbe  : case, for by tbe time tbe leather woaro  off tho band is healed, the result being!  tbat tbo band Is rendered useless ar4<  remains dosod fnrovor, It It a pnnlab*'  mont not often In use, bat- Is some*  timers done tn cases of murder or constant theft, as, without In any way hv  jurtug the health of tbo wan, tt pre*,  venta bis committing the cranio a sae-j  end timo or for tho irundrodth time,  an tho case may be.  It is a punishment tbat cannot be applied oxcept by I  tbe sultan's oi-dcw.-Bwekwootfs Mag-*  ntlno.  A Fairly Big Fish.  , .  Paddy, lmd boon telling tbe stery ot a]  big pike he caught* too big to get Into}  tho boat, so umt ho had to be towed i  behind (wltb the gaff In It, It most bo  undorNtood).  Then followed this dialogue,- "What wolgbfc Psddyr  MDlv-,  vil a know I know, bat he was an ojooa,  baste.''  "Wu thai ths biggest yon*  ever saw, PaddyT' .Then Paddy gave  a description of me biggest be ever*  saw. "What weight PaddnT ''Sorra,  a bit I know.   He was a terser.";  "How big. Paddyf , -Bore, I can't teU;  fnn frrnr im* Hva, hnr a man could walk'  down his throat*' On tbla Incredulity,  but Pnddy ''clinched tbe matter and  silenced all coctrovorsr by adding,  "Wld bis bat oa.*'-Anglet's Bvaotaga.  f M"ft*n*v ffonrla.  According to Dr. Robert Hjitoelnsoit  of London, tf at any time meat Is not  avullnble, brtittd, sugar aud eggs will  make "a very rospectablo aupport for  tbo body.- Bugar It an eteeedliigly  vulmtblo article of food as a socroe of  uiiirtty, the uatortunato thing about ������t  bi������!ne that It fonraina no nlrw������Miotia  mutter, Hr������ftd, bow������ver, dow eo-uslei  somo; hence It Ualaneta tm well whim  coj������l*!iH*d wllh sugar. In tlmas ot  BAurcity of food bread and triotasstw la  not a half bad dlat-at leaat It can ba,  relieil on to keep tha body op to t CSsr  ������U.te of elQeleftef.  ...... j  *'������4������*  ���������:3*ea* TIIE   XEWS,   CUMBERLAND,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  Solar  EnHnes-  Dr. Louis Bell has  been discussing,  in Cassier's Magazine, the possibility  oi securing poiier for industry  from  other  sources   than  fuel.     As "to   the  ermgdown.   practicability  of getting  power  from  fr������e   to ������0   sunshine,   he   appears    to     be -more-  arid   fresh   '~*U>eful   titan  a    poo-:i   many   others,  ",   lint there is somethnm in the recent  a shout oi  experiiiteiits in southern Califoniin tn  is, tha Are-   wan-ant modest faith that  the S'  ������ill yet prove a useful sar-  the_ human race. By placing  i.���������:i-_ ;_  the focus of/-& huge  ror���������  ��������� ot what i  IMAN-A-XIN Is Anii  ��������� ���������  I   Excellent   Remedy  I    for Constipation.  cape  a  hardly slept ���������  painfully ^-or*?  into them, and  -ell used up.  from cinders getting  I was senerallv pretty  Other men had V "  .elieved   of   (hity   at   differe  and it seamed  to  me  tint  X Thert are many ailments di-  j rectly dependent upon constipa-  ��������� tion, such as biliousness, dia-  7 colored and pimpled skin, in-  J active !iver, dyspepsia, over-  ���������J worked kid Beys  and  headache.  1 REMOVE       CONSTIPATION  ��������� AND ALL OF THESE AIL-  f   MENTS  DISAPPEAR. j|  ��������� I-  2 MAN-A-LIN can be relied up- Jj  i on to produce a gentle action ������j  J of the bowels, making pills and ������  5 drastic cathartics   entirely an- J  ! marb'Je-  lie qiics-  the blnck-  ��������� paid tc  better it  going at them  back :'  ; to put  md tliis  e me of  A DOSE OR TWO OF MAN-  I A-L1N IS ADVISABLE IN  ' SLIGHT FEBRILE ATTACKS,  ��������� LA GRIPPE, COLDS AND IN-  :  FLUENZA.  J  Wa  want  ths  eei-vices  of  nun  and   women  to    work   for  ui  it  their homes,  knitting socks,  etc.  Wa  furnish  yarn  free.    Machine  is aaiy to o-erate.   $7.00 to $10.00  earned -er week.    Write at once.  The  Imperial  Furnishing Co..  Toronto,  Ont  the doc for.  *> i     "Weil."   he   said   in   English.  ��������� dwelt mainly on  my sore eye.;, tell-  X . ing him how the heat infl.-tr.ied the:  ��������� "Let me soe them." and lie thii  I   back  the  lid.-   in   turn.   \*  ��������� each eye as if it had bsei  J   top   table.  Xi "How nbo-.tt them mm-'  f - tioned, after throwing awa;  I'ened cloth.    It  would ha  ��������� ; tell lii'n that they vert  J ; only to keep him f i  ��������� j     "Oh.   but   my   b  -'plied, glad  to  sbiit  the  dock   _  tention in that direction.    The worst  he could do to my back wi  a pl-is'er on it. I reasoned. <.  would- almost, certainly relievi  one watch at least.  "Don't stoop so much," was all he  would recommend.   "What else  "Well,   doctor."   I   pursued,  sick, sick all over.    I need at least  one; watch to rest up m.'  The pood man became facetious-  "Whv we've all srck," he laughed  "The captain, the first officer, the  cook and what not. We're terribly  short-handed. If , you .don t keep  your watches the- ship simply won t  go, and Heavens, knows when *  see Biemerhavan."  I smiled a very sickly smile,  retired. If the old _ Wbe . ** .  hard up for propulsion P������������*?rJ������lv  mv weak service were unequivocally  necessarv, then of  mv utmost to save trie live  haps, of the Pre������0USTtrel.ePtY-Th.ld  cabins-but. oh! how I wished I had  remained in Hoboken, and done in  thing but beeo*re. ������ eoaImpasser^.-  Josiah F  has   been  etliins like ii) to  1  How   much   such  ;t   Dr.   Ifell   dees   i  nain   thinr*  is   that    it   will  engine of tin's sort labors  dis.'.dvMtit'tL'e.    even  in   n  where the skies nre unclouded  of  the   year.      The  output  of  will not be uniform.    It should  ������*? to a certain maximum from  and  then   decrease  until  sun-  devioe     does   not  pin  io" be  suited  for the  operation  :i r-iiiwav or a factorv.    Like the  ndti-jll.  which   is even  more  vari-  ���������le  in its  performance, a solar en-  le is well suited to the business of  times,   pumping water.      In   some parts  of  turn  'be  country  this service- alone would  lie of inestimable  vaiue.  TORTURING  SCIATICA.  Severe   Case   Cured   by   Dr.  V  iams'  Pink  Pills.  Ton co-wot possibly feava  a hatter Cw*h than  EPPS'S  A dellolans drink and a snstalnla-f  load. Fragraatf ontrlttoaa aad  ecotumlcal. Thii ticellent Cecea  malotabii tbe system Is rubtut  health, aad aaables it to resist  winter's extreme cold.  COCOA  Sold by Grocers aad Storekeepers  In i-lb. and i-lb'Tlns.  must do  ��������� s Magazine.  Where D-ctors  do  A*��������� I   - ������������*������������  motions a remedy for I������v*U8MWW. ������*  Mpsia and Nervousness afl bouth A���������  ������i���������n Nervine. They re������������e that t; UI  medical science ana  for   disease*"  prill (  Paris' Big Railroad Station.  There is now being built at Juvisy,  in the outskirts of Pants, a station  which it is believed will, when finished, be tbe largest in Ihe world.  At Juvisy nil the lines meet of Uie  Paris-Lyons-Marseilieis and of the  Orloum hysteria, about thirty pairs  of rails being interlaced. From this  point radiate the lines which carry  traffic to Southern France, to Italy,  to Spain, and to Portugal.. The new  station covering all these rails is  to be built on the latest principles.  ���������London Globe.  Manv New England tanners have  found that taking summer borders is  a-much -more profitable and less  laborious means of livelihood than  tilling a'n unkindly soil. Such a one  i certain Old Man Stonefield, as he  lis generally known. Much to the  surprise of his neighbors therefore,  1 *.-> ���������-as seen to be engaged in plant-  several  acres  of coin about his  Pl"Thougbt vou said boarders paid  hetterr corn" one of them remark-  el restin- h'i= elbows on the fence  and   glancing   over   the   unpromising  "eld- , - e.     I*  Do " was the laconic response, as  old fellow turned his team at the  end of th* row. ���������  "What you plantm' coin for,then?  the other inquired.  The old fellow chuckled.  "Oh,   I  ain't  plantin'  much,  jest  enough to make tlioni city folks feel  thev  ���������"  :'  ���������  "*   ",n'  *"'"*  explained.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Guying Him.  "He wanted me to order a banket  ol chnmpagne," ���������ieclaied itidignant  Mr. Jfuriteh. "Wall t" "I may be  jgnornut, but I know that ohampngne  comes in bottles."���������Washington Herald. ,  Ignorance is a Curse.���������"Know tby-  tieii" is fi good aoinonition, whether  referring "to one's physical condition  ot moral habitudes. The mon who  is acquainted with himself will know  how to act when any disarrangement  in his condition ������������������ an if eats itself.  Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil is a cheap  and simple remedy for the eradication of pain from the nyslem and  (or tbo cure of all bronchial troubles.  _ The local supply of Olympia oy-  Bterfi is about at an nnd, 5'he beuB  tn Piiget Sound have been bad";  dozen. It will be two or three years  before the  beds will  recover.  W.   N.    U.  rent  farm," lia  WhenYou  Take Cold  One way Is to psy ao attentlaa  to It; at least not ua-tU It develops Into pneumoiit, or  bronchitis, or pleurisy. As-  other way is to ask your doctor about Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. H he says, " The best  ���������bint for colds," thea take it-  Do as he says, anyway.  ii/ers  Vben the bevels an conitlptted, pot*  sonoui substances arc absorbed Into tbe  blood iaitead of beinadaily removed from  the body aa nature intended. Knowin**  this dancer, doctors always Inquire atom  (be eendidon of tbe bowels. Ayer's Pill*.  Miuarixaa.Q. **nQ*������ t*ww\Van   Fierce rlartrng pains���������pains like red  hot needles being driven through the  flesh���������in the thigh; perhaps clown  the legs to the Tinkles���������that's sciatica.  None but the victim can realize the  torture. But the sufferer need not  grow discouiaued for there is a cure  ���������a sure cure in Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. These pills make, new blood,  this new hlood* feeds and strengthens  the nerves and frees them from pain."  The pain is banished to stay banished���������the cure is complete. Mr.  Chas. B. Maclean, a prosperous farmer near Brockville, Ont., has been  cured of a_severe case of sciatica ���������'���������nd  wishes other sufferers to hejir of hii  cure that they may benefit by his  experience. He says: "For upwards of five years I was a periodical  sufferer-from sciatica. In the morning while getting up I would be  seized with agonizing pains in my  hips. Sometimes these pains extended down one leg, sometimes down  the other; often down both. The  pain was terrible. Imagine the agony-  caused by a red hot spike being  driven through the flesh. That wi  just my feelings when'the sciatica w  at its worst. Often while carrying  water to the horses the pain became  so acute I had to drop the pail  the middle of the yard. "I followed  doctor's treatment but with slight  relief. I then tried rheumatic oJns--  ers and linfificnts' but these did not  help me at all. Then I decided to  give Dr. 'Williams* "Pink Pills a trial.  At first they did not seem to help me  but as they had been so highly recommended I persisted in the treatment and gradually noticed a change  in my condition. The pain became  less severe. I felt stronger and my  appetite improved. I think I used  the pills about fonr or five months  before I was> completely cured, but  though that- was two years ago I  have not since had the slightest return of sciatica. I think Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are a marvellous  medicine and so does my wife who  used them as a blood builder.^ She  they have no equal and never  :ies of praising them to her  friends."  Good blood is the seeret ol health  ���������Dr. Williams' Pink Pills the secret  of good blood. That is why they  cure sciatica, rheumatism, St. Vitus  dance, heart palpitation, indigestion  and the ailments common to women  and growing girls. Sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 50 cents a box  or six boxes for $2.50 from the Dr.  Williams Medicine Co.. Brockville,  Ont.  THE SEASON FOR  CROUP AND COLDS  But Serious Results Can Be Avoided by the  Timely Use of  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine  W-ii.lt the return of wintry weather   a  mere cougii  mixture, but a medi-  iere  ci.mes   again   mother's  anxiety   cine  having  thorough  and far-reach-  tor the health of her little ones���������wet   ing action on the whole system and  feet  and    chilled    bodies    and then j Unce  its  remarkable success.  croup or severe colds.   And what is |    Mr. William McGee, 40 Wright ave-  1   be  done  to. prevent serious trou- 'cue. Toronto. Ont., writes:   "There is  or" |no remedy, in my opinion, that can  Because it ia pleasant to the taste. 'Ilc'- more" promptly than Dr. Chase's  imposed  of    simple    ingredients of   Syrup of    Linseed    and  Turpentine.  proven   value,     and    positively   free   I[ cured my son of croup, absolutely.  '  "    ' in one night   We gave him a doae  when he was 'black in the face from  choking.    It gave him instant relief  Don't take anything said to be  "just as good."- There is no throat  and lung medicine just as good as  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine. Remember . this when  buying, and insist on having Dr.  Chase's, the portrait and signature of  Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous receipt  book author, are on every bottle. 25  cents a bottle. All dealers or Ed-  Botes & Co., Toronto.  from anything of  ture. Dr. Chase's Syrup 'of Linseed  and Turpentine ia especially suitable  as a treatment for children, and its  popularity is due io its wonderful  success in the prevention and cure  of croup, chest colds and bronchitis.  In the hour of emergency you can  depend on Dr. Chase's Syrup" of Linseed and Turpentine to loosen the  cough, aid expectoration, allay inflammation and bring speedv relief  and cure.  This well-known preparation is not  The  Shipwreck  shipwrecked s:  their  boats  A Mathematical Quib.  The Kunsns Cily Journal propounds  this puzzle: "Take the number of  your living broth era, double the  amount, add to ft 3, -multiply by 0,  add to it the number ol your living  sisters, multiply the result by 10, add  the number of deaths of brothers and  subtract 150 from the result. The  right figure will be the number of  deaths, the middle will be the number of living siaterB, and the left will  show the number of living brothers.  Try it and nee.  B-.w-.r- et 'Olnttnanli  fer Ostarrh   that  OonUIn Mtrcury.  an m-romr will iomIj destroy the atrtta  of ���������mell and oompUtelj* do-ante tne  whole system when emerlM it thron***"  tho muDoui lurlaoe*. Buoh article! ������***f������lo  norer be unod exuept on preionpt'oM  from reputable phyiloii.nl. m the oan*-  aga thoy villi do U ten fold to the good  you can positbl-f derive from them.  Halt'B Catarrh Cure, manufMinred byF.  J. Cheney & Co.. Toledo, Ohio,, contain*.  aa mercury, ������nd 1* taken iBtenmiij.  -.Dtinf* directly upon the blood and muo-  oua surfaces ot the ���������ystem. In buyinK  Hatr*. Catarrh Oure ue inre yon get tne  genuine. It i* taken Internally ���������n*  made in Toledo. Ohio, by ������. J. Cheney  & Oo.   Teitlmonitt'*, tree. .  .  Sold by OruBsieta.   Prioe, TSo -per hot-  Take Hi.ll'-, Family Pllli for comtt*/*-  - The tug DuiinUoss, pusliine bbcow  ahead, succeeded in demolishing tbo  last barrier between her and tho open  water which stretches down to tlio  mouth of the river ut New Went-  minster, B.C.  Considerably  fs are saved by  than by any other  don Answers. Thus, of 2,159 "persons  on the corsts of the United  Kingdom.in 1903-04, 165 were saved  by the rocket apparatus and assistance ~from the shore, 423 by lifeboats, 143 by coastguard boats, and  other craft, 461 bv passing ships,  and 735 by their own boats. The  total number of seamen and passengers saved from wreeks of British  everywhere, and of foreign  vessls on or near the coasts of  British territory during the v  1903-04 was 6,086, of whom 2,159 w,  saved on the coasts of the United  Kingdom, 1,782 on the coasts of British possessions abroad. 1,343 on the  coasts of foreign countries���������all from  wrecks, be it remembered���������and. 802  on the high seas. Of the 3,927 persons saved from British wreck]  abroad 2,562 were saved by their ow  boats and- S59 by passing ships, while  only 28 were saved by lifeboats and  149 by rocket apparatus.  They Adverti_e Themselves.���������Immediately they were offered to tbe  public, Parmelee's Vegetable Pills became popular because of tbe good report they made for themelves. That  reputation has grown, and they  rank among the first medicines for  use in. attacks of dyspepsia and biliousness, complaints of the liver and  kidneys, rheumatism, fever and ag-  and the innumerable complications to which these ailments give  rise.  Unexpected.  What's the matter ? You look as  if something extraordinary Eiad happened."  "Soniething extraordinary has happened.   Do you see that street sweep-  the fellow who is stirring things  up:-"  "Yes.    What aboui him ?  When he saw me .coming, a moment ago, he stopped and didn't try  to choke me with dust and germs."  -Chicago -Be cord-He raid.    -  rVme the I������lm. y  A. good co\f Is known by her performances at tbe mill*' pail. If sbe  doesn't do her dnty by tbat, sbe la  not a good cow and should- be converted Into beef. Use a pair of scales and  tister and know what yonr cow������ ������"*���������  One Short Putt Clear* the Head.-Doe*.  your head ache ? Have you pains ever  your eyes f la the breath offensive'  Theee are certain symptom* ot Oatsrrb.  Dr. Afnsw's Catarrhal Powder will cure  tho wont fttubborn ohho* In n. muvellouti  ly nhort time, ir you've bad OaUM**h a  week it's a sure oure. If it'a of ntty  yean' Miutdln? It's Juit a* effeotive. #1  waU,���������5T  Infallible.  Lawson���������But I tell you ho isn't n  Kentuckian, no matter what he Bays.  Dawson���������How do you know P.  LawBon���������Why, tho corkscrew in his  knife is rusty.���������Bomerville Journal.  Mlnard'i Liniment Curee, DUtemper.  Nearly all the unow nlong tlio  northern coast of British, Columbia,  lias disappoi*r,-.d..  A Rare Animal.  Among the many curious and unusual animals which have b.-en found  by Sir Harry Johnston, the African  explorer, in the Uganda Protectorate,  is the whale-headed stork. The bird  resemb'.es the common stork in everything but the head, wmch is any-,  thing but beautiful. The beak is enormous and gives the stork a peculiar, whalelike appearance. It is rather a puzzle to scientists to discover  the reason for this enormous appendage. The whale's mouth is built to  catch a multitude of small fish, and  possibly the atork's beak'may have  been evolved by the same agency.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures Garget   i  Cows.  The London G'obe, referring to the  proposed flag for Canada, says it is  pretty certain Canada will soon 'decide on something better than the  complex  emblem.  Hard and soft corns cannot withstand Hollowey's Corn Cure; it is  effictual every time. Get a bottle  at  cr.ee and  be happy-  It ia announced that Augustine  Birrell will become chief secretary  of Ireland,, being succeeded as president of the board ������r education by  Reginald McKenna,  M.P.  The publisher of the best Farmer's  paper in  the Maritime Provinces in  riting to us states:  "I would say that I do not know  of a medicine that has stood the test  of time like. MINARD'S LINIMENT.  It has been .an unfailing remedy in  our household ever since" I can remember, and has outlived dozens of  would-be competitors and imitators."  A convict just released from a London prison, tells how he managed to  have a clean shave with the aid of  an ordinary steel pen nib, flattened  out and a double  edge put on.  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious Itch on hum-  in or animals cured in 30 mfnutea by  Wolford'a Sanitary Lotlprt. ���������  Notwithstanding thnt tho Knglinh  Channel, France ana much ot Italy  intervenes, Sig. Emme, London correspondent of Ln Tribuna, han uent  a two-column atory by telephone to  his  pitpor.  Like TearlnB tha Heart Mrtnn.  not within the cunt-option of man  eure toy treat sufterlnfH from, hettr!  earn. For years I endured alrooit ._  item outuni* and tonrlnf pains aboot  my heart, and many a time would hate  wttloomed death. Dr. Afnow'a Cure for  the Heart hea worked a verUnhln mi*-  aolo."-ThoH,  Hloki,  Perth. Ont,~fjS  'It te  fVom^heirt die-  Cardinal Frnnoifi Sagim, who is a  meiuber of the congregation   on ec-  cieninBtie.'il affairs, imyB the Vatican  does not oicpeot practical results n(-  footlng tlio situation in Franco from  the assoinbly of bishops.  Gray's Syrup  Red Spruce Gum  Fior Coughs and Golds. THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND. BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  Ik  PORTIERES were first brought Into  use to' exclude draughts, but In  the well-heated houses of today  they are seldom used for that purpose. However, they have been found to  be very useful from a decorative point  of view. They are largely taking the  place of doors, and are certainly artistic  when they are hung In beautiful folds in  order to soften the hard lines of a doorway.  In England, where the houses are not  so well heatea, and where privacy is  reverenced, no one would think for an  , instant of letting a portiere take the  place of a door; but instead portieres 1  are fastened to the doors themselves.  English children are early taught to  shut all doors after them, and when  they come to this country they marvel  at the free and easy way we live, with  all doors open.  There Is a large range of prices in  portieres. Handsome silk tapestry portieres lined and Interlined are costly,  but artistic e ects can be bad for very  little money If the homemaker is clever  with her fingers. /  Applique curtains, which are the rage  just now, are undeniably pretty, inexpensive and give a large scope for variety. They are especially attractive  made of madras cloth, which costs $1.25 ,  a yard, but when this cannot be afforded  burlap is.a good substitute. To make  the design, a flower and leaves, or whatever the design may be, should be cut  .out of heavy paper or cardboard, and  these used as a pattern to cut out the  required number of flowers and leaves  from linen.   These should be basted on  ���������the,_cur_talns,and_thejagesueitherufinlsn   ed off with the button-hole stitch worked  with heavy linen. thread, with couching  or with hrald edge. This craftsman  style of curtain goes particularly well  with mission furniture  Another style of portieres much In  vogue are the hand-woven ones, like our  Krandmotbera made.    These are heaw '  ^5en   *w?. alngle-faced   materials   are-  sewn together a cord or binding must  aVthEuVi? the 1?.ges- lf lhe materials  are thick, they wil   not need an inner-  'A-Lff/*?'*?!! "W' A bem should  be basted at the bottom of each plec������-  of material.and the tops and sides sewn  together. Then tbe portiere should be  hur,g to determine the length, it should  just escape touching the floor. When tho .  eu������a*n has been hung about a week it  will have had time to adjust itself, and  the bottom hems can be stitched together.  Pretty'portieres that are easily made-  are trimmed with tapestry borders,  down the sides and. across the bottom.  The border can be bought for as little  as twenty-flve cents a yard, and when  or harmonizing colors enriches a portiere greatiy.  ���������i.Yelfc)u/ ?urJains still hold their own.  ,V���������Jf?# ,luAtre, ?f the.velour and the-'  graceful folds Into which it falls being;  responsible for its popularity.  *i#Sei,0JL;ihe ���������1,ust"*tiona shows a beau J  or ������Lha^OTe,i P������rtlere in the homer  ���������Th2n.t������Lth$ -?S8t arti?ts In the country.  The tones of the portiere are dull pinlL  purple and brown, all perfectly blendedT  The strips are each thirty inches wide!  but three_ strips are laced together wlttt."  brown  shoestrings.    The color scheme^  of the room is carried out in brown,,  gray and purpte, but judiciously, In order to insure, harmony.  There  are various  ways of hangmsr -  portieres, but the, best way is to havo  fhiv������;se.rln*?sa^ Pulley cords, so that ������������������  the portiere is not pulled out of shane-  by careless handling. nape  Portieres of costly materials made h������  mn,������ph?l8������eMr a������ a���������uxury, b��������� when  Sa������?ti?1 b,on"L*������e an inexpensive way  ?he nous! l������ the COmfort and ������><���������������"* of  and serviceable, and go well with the  bold treatment of rooms furnished in  mission style.  Denim is much used for inexpensive  portieres, and is especially pretty when  treated with an applique design. Some--  times pretty figured denims can be  found. A clever young girl recently,  found a good-figured denim, and she  then bought the same design in different  colorings and put them together, making the denim look reversible.  1 The Helena tapestries make beautiful  portieres, but they are not as well  known as they deserve to be. They are  reversible,-. and so need not be lined.  The surface of the material has a  crinkled effect, and the. colors are mostly two-toned greens, blues, reds, yellows arid grays. It comes in two grades,  the heavier costing $3 a yard and the  thinner one $2. '  It is^ necessary in j*hj>osJng pprUeres  to "see~tha;t^they do not-contrast too"  sharply with the walls or "the woodwork, nor should, the design of the portieres conflict - with the wall paper. It  is usually safest to have a plain portiere  .  with a figured wall and vice versa.  In making ud a portiere of double-  faced material the hems should be turn*  *������i to-war* the room that is least,used  A Real Stocking, Tree.  AS THE result of Santa's* visit it ls-  both easy and novel to have a real  stocking tree.   Stockings  little and  ,  big   stockings everywheref small ones  made,of cotton tarlatan or net sewed  with   bright   woolen   yarns.   and*Ued  with candy and popcorn, and large ones,   *  1 made  oi mosquito  net  filled  with all  sorts of larger packages.  In, fact, mammoth    stockings   holding    toys,    dolls  skates   and  sleds,   even,   are just   the  sort  to  please children.   Besides,  they    '  teenLehaomeag3 *" carr*in*''heir eo������  .������?y������aJi.tUe management, books can be  ?������* *flaA.t0 *?lake the aolea. then above  that other gifts may,be fitted in so that  the stockings can stand up all around  the base of the tree, looking just as fat: ,  ,  ar.d full as stockings should  The upper branches lighted with electricity, it possible, and decorated with  tiny socks of every color and fashion,  the lower ones loaded with larger ones  * while the floor or base of the tree shows'   ���������'  huge  socks,   revealing almost but  not  quite the nature of their contents, give's,  to expectant children a pretty and Interesting spectacle.  Distributing Christmas Gifts*  A NOVEL way of distributing gilts la.  to hand each ohild a slip of paper.,  .   upon   which   is   written,   perhaps,  "Look  In   the .second drawer of  your*  own bureau."   Expecting to find the desired   present,   the   drawer   is   hastily-  opened.    Instead . of   a   gift,   another  piece of-paper "8aysr"It" may~b"e"on5 the-~"  lower shelf of revolving bookcase." No-  present is-there, only a paper, sayings  "Look further.  Try your own hat box."  After a dozen similar episodes ihe pres*  '*  ent is found.   With grown-ups there's.-,  opportunity   for  clever   epigrams   and  Jingles reckoned among the most precious treasures of (���������*>*������������������*-*-  "**"c-^    -%r  Comfort Versus Looks���������A Question of Clothes  A Shelf for Everything  ,/������ WONDER   why   it   Is,"   said  the  *   ��������� woman who thinks about things,  I  pensively, "that the average wom-  ftn looks half frozen to death in  cold weather?"  "Why does a hen cross the road?"  snapped tho woman who works for a  living, peering; Into her desk drawer  for an elusive pet pencil. "She wants  to get on the other, side, of course,  and the answer to your question is  just as obvious. A woman looks cold  because she is cold."  "But why?" persisted the woman  who thinks about things. etarlng out  into the street that was crowded with  hurrying pedestrians of both sexes  and all ages. "Men don't look that  way, and if the rain descends upon  the just and the unjust, thero surely  is no discrimination in the temperature that surrounds tho masoullno  and femlnino being." The woman who  works for a living leaned bac'f with a  subdued air of reslstna-nnn.  "I suppose," she began with suspicious gentleness, "that all men wear  open-work lisle stockings , and pump3  in winter time. I am quite certain  that the average man who wears  evening dress has to own low-necked,  short-sleeved underwear to meet the  exigencies of this decollete bodice. I  am positive that no man feels his  wardrobe is complete unless he possesses half a dozen lingerie blouses  and ono lace one, Of course, since  men dress this way they naturally  ought to look as cold as women do,  but���������-"  "You put it rather cleverly," admitted , the woman who thinks about  things, "but all the same, I don't  believe your argument Is quite sound.  Women might have all those airy  Bummer-tlme things for Indoor wear,  but why don't they get a different  sort for out-of-door use? Why not  have high boots and a heavier grade  of  stocking's  nnd  thick   flannels  for  the street?   They'd be ever so much  more comfortable, and���������"  "I'm afraid," said the woman who  works for a living, surveying her  pityingly, "that yot 've been talking  to some man; I seem to recognize the  symptoms. But," she, drew her mall'  toward her and began a vigorous attack upon Its contents, "the next time  you discuss It with him you might  remind him that the average woman  isn't a Rockefeller, and when it comes  to a question of buying clothes that  nre comfortable, or clothes that are  becoming, the becoming outfit wins  every time."  "They might be both comfortable  and ,becomln������."  "They might be, but they're not,"  said the other woman tersely, "but if  you'ro clever enough to invent a  fleece-lined net waist and an invisible  ull-wool undergarment at a mod*3' ate  prico, your future i������ assured. Oo '..iead  nnd w*n "  "O".  YES, I tried the formula  for cold cream; it turned out  excellently. And by the way,  - '���������    '       "       "th '     --���������'  The Fashionable Young Girl and Her Chaperon  The Proper Procedure at Public Functions  Beth, I made a little jar of It  especially for you. Just open that closet-  door, and rummage around on.the middle shelf."  "You're a dear." declared Beth; "and,  yes, well���������yes, I see I'll be forced to  take your , advice about rummagmg  around," laughed she, with a glance  suggestive ot dismay at' the curiously'  littered shelf. "There, now, I wonder  if this isn't It-smells like it," taking  off the lid; "it's delicious."  ��������� "Thnt shelf must seem like a contradiction to you, after nil my theories  about keeping everything; In Its place.  But you see I had to have a'shelf for  'everything',"  "T������������������������������������see,-     assented   Beth;   In  a   tone  which  clearly implied  that i*ho didn't,  "Open Un door again," snld Laura ;���������  "sec that good-sized package there?  That'** a-bundle of towels J promised to  hem for Mrs. Allen; she has too much  to do, poor soul! And that Uttlo parcel contains something 1 promised to  give to Annie WHItton the next time  she comes here, ThoRe'books In tho  corner are some I borrowed from Kltea-  beth Witlirow, and being on that shelf  reminds me* thnt I have, road them and  muat return them nt my first opportunity.   That little pile of rags I shall  , give ,to  Mrs.  Canning���������I  give , her alr  my old things for carpet-rags; and as-  on, and so pn.- ,My shelf is a firrit aid'  to memory, voir see,'*  "Indeed, Im beginning to see now:  ,i and It's a good scheme, too. Now that  reminds me that 1 should have brought  those books' that -I borrowed of you,  Dear me! how long afjo has It been, any-  ��������� how?   I've' come hero a dozen times  *  since,  and always loft  home without  fi tbem."  "Yes, I've found my shelf a pretty  good scheme," Laura wont on; "and ii.  make it a rule to glance over Its contents every time before leaving home to <���������  call  on any one.  If I've  borrowed a  ! magazine, there It lies staring mo In >  the face, appealing to be taken back to -  its owner.  And I\l tell you what, llrlt  pi*t the idea of my place for 'everything'  Into myiheud,, 1 had promised one of  ' my old  winter gowns to  the woman 1  who calls for the wash, nnd I forgot all ���������-.  about It until tho warm weather. And I  know that poor houI wasln actual need*-;  ii of a respectable garment for Sundays.  You seo, I have so many similar things ���������  to  think of,  and J  had  forgotten so*  many simi:ar promises, thatl became ���������  , actually ashamed, and had. to think up.  ' some memory-Jogger, So, I allow noth-.  ing on that particular shelf but borrowed urtlcleH, or things that I moa** tv>  bestow on some one,".  1  By Bleanor B, Clapp  Copyright, 1605, by A, 8. Bariios * Co.  N fashionable society a young girl  Is never allowed to go out alone  with a young man. When the goes  to tho theatre, her mother or some  married, or  elderly   lady   muat  also  So, or the proprieties will be outraged,  low, though porfeotly correct for tho  society for which It was framed, this  rule, if applicable everywhere, would  almost prohibit the average girl of mod*  erate means from going to tho theatre  at all in tho evening, for vary few  young men of her acquaintance could  afford to buy an extra ticket for a chap*  eron every time they wish to take one  of their girl friends to the theatre, Bo  just here oomes in one of thoso useful  compromises between laxity and license.  It is the custom of many refined people  to allow tholr daughters to go to the  theatre unaocompanied by a ohaperon,  provided that they know all about the  young man who has given the invitation, out the young couple must not go to  supper or to take an loo at a restaurant  after the performanoe unless a ohaperon  Is along or unless they are members of a  well-chaperoned theatre party.  Theatre Partlea and Monica,  Theatre parties, picnics or any excursion of a number of young people should  invariably be accompanied by a chaperon. "For," to quote a well-known book  of etiquette, "there Is no doubt that tho  j.n-.ccncc of a chaperon croat'-,- )mr>rr.v">  the manners of young people There nro  girls who are Inherently well bred, but  who, having the natural, Instinctive de-  tire to please, sometimes fear to be  considered prim, proper and 'goody-  goody' if they do not Join In the pranks  and Imitate the manners of those' who  seem to ba overmuch at home In young  men's society. To such the presence of  a chaperon is never an unwelcome re*  atralnt." ,. .    "   , -     .  In most American towns and cities It  Is considered perfectly proper to allow a  young man to escort a, young lady to a  dance unchaperoned, provided, of course,  that the affair be given at a private  house, where the hostess plays the part  of protector, or if lt be given at a nail  or club house where thero are several  married ladies who help receive the  guests and aot as patronesses of the  occasion,  Publlo Balli,  At very large pubtlo balls, suoh as are  sometimes given in our groat oltlos, it is  not considered in good taste to allow a  young girl to go with a male escort un*  less accompanied by a ohaperon. But a  party of young men and maidens can  with porfeot propriety go to suoh an  affair If aooompanied by an elderly or  married lady. At those big balls it Is  etiquette for the young jlrl to return to  her chaperon at the end of oaoh dance,  though at smaller affairs It is not considered at all necessary to do this, tho  girl simply returning from time to timo  throughout the evening and having a  pleasant word or two with the, lady who ,  was kind enough to take* her in charge.  !No young girl should drive alone aftor  nti-Mfttm with n vniinur man. ISvenlns*  "buggy rldos," often extending far into  tht* night, aut'h aa arc Indulged In occasionally in country places, are not  suitable amusements for a young girl,  and would, it she lived In a more enlightened community, put her outside  the pale of good society. There Is no  harm In her taking a short drlvo with  ������. >vuuii 1.1411 vt*Ut ythuit* Itu vMuu.,1.  are well acquainted, but she must take  It In the daytime. If the man's occupation keeps him closely confined in tho  daylight hours throughout the week,  there Is always Sunday afternoon; and  what more, attractive and Innocent  recreation than to take a delightful  drive, through quiet country roads on  the day of rest?  There If another thing that a thoroughly nice, well-brought-up young girl  never does, and that is to dine alone 1;  with a young man at a hotel or res- '  taurant. She may, If she knowa him  well, in the daytime, or in the evening  If it is not lato, go with him to eat  an Ice at some quiet caterer's, but the  girl who Is seen dining or supping alone  with mon in publlo places is apt to be  severely gossiped about, and can blame  no one but herself lf she is called "gay"  or "fast."  Of course, a mother Is a girl's natural  ohaperon, but, as our American society ,  Is constituted, mothers and daughters  seldom go out together, except in very  fashionable socloty, whore, as has been  said before, a young girl never goes to  any entertainment unless accompanied  by her parent or in the care of some  friend or relative, who takes the  mother's place in this respect. Among  people of more moderate means this  plan. Is absolutely Impracticable, And  all the average mother need ask ts that  the affair be chaperoned by the hostess,  or hor movher or some elderly relative  If tho party bo given by a young girl,  and thnt her daughter has some sultablo  means of getting to and from the place  of entertainment. She may go with a  party of young friends and return home  "twftn them If the dlnt-mrc' If not too  great, or she can be escorted by some  young man whunv c'luruutcr und reputation nre well known to her family. But  she should not he allowed to go to any  place relying on the chance of some ono  asking to "soo her home." Tho mother  should know how the daughter is to get  homo before she allows her to go,  .Miiii* iiiulm-i������ ate uuitititjU now to  treat their daughters' callers, Whon a  young man calls In tho ovenlng, the beat  and most sensible etiquette prescribes  that the. mother should come In with  hor daughter and stay for a short time,  talking pleasantly wlfh him* then, after  half an hour or so, she can make some  pretext to withdraw, and leave the  young people to talk over thtlr own  concerns for a time, unrestrained by her  presence,  i*"������n'f****t  A Receptacle for Bottles  ttjTB   really   vexatious!"   exclaim  I    ed Doris, peering Into thu lltUu  I   closet-like compartment at one  1   side of her chiffonier, "I simply  can't And It."  "Can't find what���������your hat? Irri't  it In your wardrobe?" Inquired Margaret, indolentlyi and glancing no  furthor than the tiny door which was  bolng Imputlently hold open.  . "Hat! of course not," was tho *i>etu*  lant reply. "I'm looking for my now  bottle of skin lotion. As If anybody  ever did.keep hats In thoso things!"  , "It's what they're made for-���������at  least, I always supposed so, though  mine, too, was given over to toilet ami  medicine bottlns long ago," volunteered  Margaret.  "And a moro unhandy Uttlo hole  couldn't In* contrivi'd," commented  I'orlK to 1 ho-"accompaniment of tvn  ominous little crushing soundi "There!  I've found it at last���������-and 1 do wlsh-I  owned it'ngu'ar medicine i*ldset���������-my  poiiipndoiir's a night���������m,v! thou.) hot-,  tb'H w* -it down like tenpins'" con-  eluded Klie, Irrelevantly.  "ll'iti! H't'n set'," HuitJ nor companion, with ������om������ approach to nnurgy.  ��������� ',,,,   .w.,.V-.*   ;������������������-,'!   -���������";",'*    fl,;,!     .v.. ��������� !;!���������" "  aim continued, an sho" wont'to tiie  p.tfj... ,>', .,,. 1/, > ii1.,/, Un ,n, vi/it.1 ui/ufi  mlxiur" 'of liAtt)r<������, "| never emiltl,  either, until flcorgn wiih good enough  to construct the little Htalrea������e tor  me.   You see-" , ,  "Htulrciimf*!" Interrupted Doris,  frov/ningly.  'V ���������. ������!....'���������. ViJ.iii li 1vjJh> 1,!.v, vx  netiy like a miniature stairway, and  It flls right inside thnt clowet arrangement. Thus earth succeeding  row ut bottles Im higher than tho  other, and It'n no trouble In thn world  to select the particular bottle that  1 want,"  "Oh! I know what vou moan." said  r������orl������, with n brlirhtenlnjr eounfe-  nance, "I've seen 'em hi drug stores--  U the .perfumery cases"  * 'Cx** *���������}������������������.������������������  "Airl I'll have Alf make me one tn  hliort order. lie's never happier than  when he's mussing around in shavings and sawdust, He'll Just be tioklodt  , to do ������om������ whittling, without-",  "Without bolng scolded for it," finished Margaret  New Use for Old Washstands  PERHAPS there's an old-fashioned  washstand with a marblo top  ��������� whioh has boon banished from the  bedchamber to give place to an all-  wood article of handsomer and up-to-  date make.  Hut the old-tlmo stand In not past Its*  usefulness yet, by any means, so pull1  It from Its cobwebby oornor down to.  the light of outdoors for a general,  overhauling. If In good repair, merely  treat tho shelves and drawers to a hoii-  erous application of warm suds, cU<un  off the marblo with some whiting and 11  cloth dippod in alcohol, finishing (ho  woodwork wllh a kenwiie-inulHieiitid  cloth, and leave for a good sunning nnd  airing.  It is now ready for a place'In your  kitchen, where It will Ull n  long-felt  npni}    ffiY  tho  Tvt'trhlo  onrtn.'p   |������  fir o,t-  perlor to the ordinary board for tho  j<-]}'.'.K i'.;! "J' '.���������)������.��������� 0,,'UA., ���������������', .1.1 , it l.i  mid, for one reason. Rhniilil ihe top be  furnished with tiny sheivwi, all the  bun tiler, then, for neomnuidiitlng tho  vessel of Ice-water and other articles.  Besides Its uses an a "linking boned/'  It Ih JiiKt tho thing upon which to Hiiro  v!.,\v;,   '���������'- * -- J..U'.1;   .-'T   ������������������' '"',   f',f'   (.''-''!.'. ���������  cabbage for slaw, or trimming the stoait  for the evening meal. It rrqulros next  to no work to keep It ule.'ii, nnd Is bo  (���������unitary, Its smooth suriiu'e, affording,  but scanty lodgment for the tibtnultnuN  microbe. Then, there Is the drawer, for  tlUh towels; and there are the shelves,  for the stowing out of sight and dust of?  the nomt������ly kettles nnd nnt������ nnd pans,  the presence ot wliieh should nttvur bo  too conspicuous In a wen*ordere,v  kitchen.  <\#-ft  Af  ,*ffP fH-E  i\EWS,   eUMBER^A^B, BRITISH   eQLUMfiiA,  i*rMWi1**SCS61^j RiPffl' ''^tf^jiui.  '-���������./j -.**���������'*tw^J.-  ..h,i^^-W,  IN-ftl M HtliH tl 111 i-tiJal  'STAR*4  ������  table  $   RI(J^ ^ pyj-E Props-  J  ^TEAMSTERS,' apd DRAYMEN X  '   SINGLE  and  ROUBLE   RIGS*  For   HIRE.       ALL   ORDERS*  PROMPTLY ATTENDED  TO.*  8rdSt, Gnin^erlaii^ H  X-WHtHS**  ������. f Jt. *  *$*4~}������l~ir$~t*t~t"4������ei&  -.   .   C-,���������.,\*ij;.i-' -   ..  Htiffior <a*> Philosophy  ' *^9'-S!������!!'.'-M  >**������������*SMfSH*aStHSB>***������M***f*BMM^  m ^S^aUaWr^niJ*lr^JtSae^aa ^���������.y������f-As>'-V'    ^  ���������Union  S^^TJIESL,   C v   ^^."VIS,     Pbp^bieit,  Bngliah 4 x BURTON always on tap alas, the famous MILW AUKB8  BfiBaS���������Anhenser, Bohemian, Sob kite, &#, "OLD SftBY BBA.-40"  SCOTCH WHISKY. Beat Wmee and Za-juors of all kinds.  T&e Boardmg and Lodging Department, uaJer -the imoie4t&te aaperttttcnden-M of Mae  Davie, wiW be feumi First-clatw iu every respect.  P^RT fA^AS^  \V������en a pian is. In Jc-ye, be epmejtime3  forgets to be selfish, jjrajt nVj't for long.  A j*ff ad. tether rnajkea a joyous txoxae-  holdV ''  '. '      -���������' " ���������.'���������*''"  tn the general distribution fhexe  ���������eora to be a good i^any more crossea  than there are balos and crowns.  jNot With Our ������f**2u*Q*  Hy   nrfen   who   think   they   think   tbey  ���������������������������'    thlftk-,  .., ������'' .  And ribBslbly they,do, wbo knows?���������  JV'.'e'rQ'solemnly Informed Japan  His iip its sleeve a little plan  To lick us if lt only can  Quite on the sly get In some blows,  lt'u very sad to think about,  l'tiI when trt-ey comb to'try"it ouf  And spring their blooming trap,  Pi-ay, what will we bo'dq'ing when  They're.pulling eft the scrap?   !  It's whispered by th������ ttmtd onei*  That In ii year or two or'three  The y������llow peril will come round        ������  -The white and softer race to pound!  Upon Its own'cb'olco ste.mrTth^r^FoVir.d"-"'  And make It pack Its trunk and tlee.  They're going to show u������.so the> say,  Where ���������ye.t'tij..Yanks, get off to etay-r  'Or thjiV's the^comrpo'ri chat.  Pray, w^t wil" wo be 'doing when'  The Japs'ojre ddlng thatf'        ������������������'���������*>  ,'f ��������� *' ,1; " ' ���������*��������� itO  The prophets have It flgu.red out  .  Our awful finish is ai band; "'        i  Tha yellow 'kingdom tflll jiwae  And take our cities by surprise  pefore our wide and startKd eves  And on our solar plexus land.  When they aro chewing lis to bits  Their band will play a tune that tlii  With their musicians crude.  Pray, what jt/ill wo be doing when  "The Jape afe,'acting rude?  T^onder what  makea Jfcrqwo so  genia* a**4 ban.  iyr  '���������Oh, bo's a?  thankful for the,  things be didn't  ge,t   fo,r Cbrtat-  RATES,  "  ' Pair to Draw To.  FWhafs more exasperating thaa $  r^oman with a grievance?'    '  ' "Easy."      '   ' :g   I  ������A woman t-ryjug jo flnfl que.* ;$���������" j  Not Vain, Oh, No.  f'What sortol'.a man is he??'  "One Qf thoae guys that's alwayf  Jjaving h\q plcttja*������ taken."'  ���������������  *'';' ."',������������������       '  I phcap Philanthropy.  j. f'What are wishes* good forr**  !*To circulate among ihe poor.*  ������ee It Jn Your Sleeg, ������'  fWhat?s a nightmare?" /     "    j  VThq horse you lost 6n.n       . J  It Is a hard thing to ask for bread  and be offered the stone pile. *  ���������Tbla   ��������� ,n oWuk^BQiJly hftU full  two-thirda, y*tt ftm h^ beet* nq ������orf  'i������Wty trV" fiW*$# H,0-7 WH������  !iy<lrnujlc p,reg8ura>M  o.llk  w f<  Sii.tple>  "I wish I knew how to gat a, ^iUloq  dollars logltl*nutfly.H  "Bow did you uyTK  VLogltlmately.,,v  "Buy, do the autho*1ti*e know yoa  tm runoinf *t,t larger  Tht^'Oteateet Aft  ������������������Sh* Is takinf IfgaoDi lo. the rnli-  "That should be eeMy,",  -Wpll. It'to harder thu <| \t������U.������  "I'sbawl   Xny one (Oioiiid be able to  \earn to eluurg?.**   Why He Doai h.  When a Uurge and husky ���������tegier lenl  ���������Hugging  Too can gamWe theta the thing that he  likes beet  la to be at hotae awl tu kl������ Omm-I. ������u������-  The proAte ef the venture to his braasrk  . Bewf Time.  "It to silly to talk about a eholoe be*  lw*o������u Uu ef IU,"  "Wbyr  "Hecnuse both alwaya land oa yoa  ���������ooner or later,**  mema^emewemmmem  Had Mel Them  "The earth has two mottooj.   Do  ym know what they areT*  T������'> i finn't but l*otl* ef then, shake  Aiou.iy out of my nock������tM  '-orne Imewvenrtent.  '**{o v - -o yon like your wealthy step*  *-4tiii*ft"  "Ok, W������ ��������� any la ttf fight $rae������  Figures dotft lie unless they associate with an expert accountant Tcvho i's-  In trouble. ���������"'"'."'"  All is not Cupid's that wears the diamond engagement ring.  Being qut of touch with the payroll  brings another pqlut of view.  A loafer ajwnys seems to consider  that he has Enough brajfging tq do to  fteep hljq'neiinapeotly busy.  Sighing for the moon never added  perceptibly tp visualization on a dark  tot   '  Always remember tbat every knocker has tender ehlna.  Some men chase an honest livelihood  clear to jhe doors of the, penitentiary.  Nobody ever really knows how unless be does how.  Peoplo who are a ���������acoeea at nothing,  ���������usually consider themsplvftfl good for  everything. .  A cheerful liar Is a great comfort In  tfime of trouble.  If duty would U80 n dinner boll, mor������  peoplo would hoar hor call.  taArr������t4f<riy  '���������tf*.*-**'  The reason why tho devil hain't got  aotno of ua to beuuuso ho baa nevoi  bappouod to gut bin eyu uu ua.  The trouble with some of our frteodi  la that tbey Insist upon our doing not  only our duty, but theirs oa well. I  When a preacher learns bow to com*  merclallae tho truth, bo to sure of on������;  kind of euccew. I  There are aome thinga that yoa ought J  to forgot, but should try to remembel  them opportunely. ���������  If you ire ronlly looking for a ehanei  Cor e scrap you won't get many bus?  signal*.  .������*������,*���������  $1 oo per dtsy upw������*?ds.  Economical Remorse.  ���������*?fF.'  'Manftimo Ry  s. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.'  ���������<Mai3al3CeR*^r-<&'**03C       3ROX7<  Salle (*tnu vVtosia Tuaaday, J a.m., far  ' Nnnnmiss ceititig at   Mort*h.*Ss������itt1eh.  Covt^iethan Bay   Maple Bay, Croften,  a\������ger and Thotis Islands when freight  er p������M������stgers offer.  Leaves Ntrealpoo  E. C. Emde  i  r  Biegridm aM Supplies.  Local Agent  for  Comox District for  Cleveland   ,  Ma������sey- Harris  Brantfprd  Perfect  Rambler  Imperial  Bicycle*.  Fairbanks - Morse Gasolene  ���������Jftek of all Trades' eugices  for  fer  fer  "He suddenly remembered that he  had promised not to drink any more."  "But he bad taken several drinks  hadn't he?'  "Yes, but lt was his turn to treat"  I  ���������*       ��������� /  Laarw Cmbok Wadnesday, 8 ������.������.,  Onion JUy and 3STanaii������0. '  Uavtw Xn-fiaimo Thursday, 7 ,iMij  Cotwox .tsd way port8>  LeavevCo-nox Fridny, *, H^ fsr Nj|.  Bitimo M������d w������y jjorts.  SaJta front Na..i.o Frad.,, , ,,���������., fer  ,  Ctfl"*a-;?***  at I^Per and Then,  Islands, Crofton, MapleJJftV) Cotvirf,  ���������weight and  passangw-j orTer  North -Saanich whea tide and weather  conditions permit.  I  Paradoxical, but Plain.  "Do you know how to lie?" asked the:  man who was engaging an office boy.!  for a buffer.  "No," replied the candidate for al  Job without batting an_ eye. ;  '"'���������^You'll do; you getthe iob,*' said thtf  man. '  -Didn't. Ask,_'he.,Imppsslble>_   "Did you say that you want my hor*������  1st opinion?" * /  "No."  "What did you Bay?"  "X said your opinion.'-  LAUY-  VANCOTJY������������ - NANAIMO  SMITS   BOUTE  8. 8.     " JOAN,"  ^*ils I'totw   Vuncouvcr  for   Nanain-o  daily, e>*������ept Sundays, at 1.30 p.m.  Sail** from   Naii-ntno   for   Vant_ouver  d*������Iy, ������ic������ep4 Sundays, at 7 a.m  Too Good Looking.  "Cynics ace hateful things,  they?"  "Yes, Miss 'Dolllo."  "I wouldn't be one for anything."  *fYou dori't have to."  areu'f  -H-Ar-^TA-BtE-EFFK-CTlTljr  ^ Monday, Oolobw Jul, 1906  WOKTH BOUND-Read Down  Pasaeng-or Trains  diafivns,  Dallv  Ko. I  1  Jl^rtXa,  'ihAW.VligiMl,  C>febk* Hill,'  0"l!**flhiw>,  S.o.kt'J.ltU),  Dttht^ia'a,  i^OmfVAH,  Wet-tlrtjlum,  i <>*iti*.to������>i,  I   l..������^\',������j",i>,iiwi  tyetfkx WtilJingtoa,  .*}������!iii','itin,  ������������������'���������ii.BHtttB,  ������I*I.*"W.H A'  SuudftV  Sat,  No. 3  S������<M������nld haad WJieels  ter.ssil������,  ,  lie iiifwtii'i's*ji*rti*,*M*si*������e*iiriin wj ������������������������������������ssswi iiii'***w'**i**ee*jii s m  1  Asetylcne Supplies  Bicycle and general  Repairing of  Sewing  Machines,      Fishing  Rods, Guns etc. v  $eips0v#8 growid, Sa*v8 gum  bumJ swiid filed.  Key a������d Pipb fitting.  ���������������������.���������,a  3rd 81., Gumberlaiiil:  Wm*^SWftZFVX3H������.'1>*WWWVKW&W&^  Waverly fjotel  First-Class Accommodation  ���������1���������.-..ai-BeasouabJe-BatesT-i   The Surest Way.  "There goes a man who has kept his'  New Year's resolution."  ' "You don-'t aa*,*.** j  tfYos; he has kept them In, tho aaf^.f  PERT PARAGRAPHS. I  .  ; i  It is not tho work that grinds most  pf us so as it Is the thought that some*1  body Is making us do it  Being ablo to laugh over trouble tl  tho Bttmo tblug us being ablo t������ havo  no trouble.  Oat.i Art Stock FoorJ.  Oats arc lot's dlpiotstiblQ than corn,  chiefly on n<w.unt of the large por-  contnpe oi hull which thoy   contain.  Thoy have a much highor perxjentage  of protein than corn, cmpecfnlly whon  oonflidorod In rehition to   digestible     ^^ m  matter. Thoy aro tho most satisfac* ;. Tx*e7������tA'a  tory sinplo grain for feeding hoTHoa, $faL%ttu  They are not fniitnblo for ho(*s on ac- 1  -f#2/iwil'ii  De. 0.00  I) 04  27.8  10,40  10*48  WW  11(10  JI .07  11.18  11 IA  11,ir  11.18  }2.Sli  Ar 12.63  De. 16 00  15,04.  10.47  jo. n  11.30  16 41  ^ 1B.4J  is.es  17 10  17.2s  IT 86  17.W  13.19  ���������IB. SO  Arl3 46  SOUTH BOUND-Read Up  Viotoi-J-t,  %n*4r.U,  .*m*wti������;itj|,  Qoblije Hill  pttwi������..sa,  count of the large porcontngo of cmdo  fiber. They mny possibly form a part '  of an oeoiioiuical ration for dairy \  cowb, althouph in general the demand ;  for them for norm* feeding in no grtiat i  that the prico in nearly alwa-ya oat '���������  of proportion to the amount ui (fHges**  tlble matter contained,  Don't Coddle the TuHcey,  w-JtlViJilU*,  I1jtt!*i������-><i?rt**.  U*dy-iiitiva,  *.  fr������M. 1Tel)ia2tati,  Wel*,y������.ui#  ........j ���������._���������,..  Ho. 8  Ar   lf.08  11.04  61.1  ���������M  10 40  10. IS  10,0V  10,0*  ������,   ������.'47  o.st  Vi*  De', 0.10  8.16  De. 8.00  Wo. 4,  18,������-*  18.56  10.51  1.0.48  17 W  1������M  1������.3������  leM  D������. 14. W  Ar. 14 4*  li.flf  16*16  De. lfl.OO  BEST OF WIN������S & UQUORS  S- SHORE,  puopRiirroK'.,  ,������*asjsj*-*jfsiai*������*������*������^ w **wti**watfi*s'-������Miif������^*sift*^^ mmme Marvj+vayvmwm  Eumterland  WGtEj    ���������  COR. DUNSM (JIB A YEN UK  ���������'     AND    SECOND     STilKBT ���������  .0l'i'MBrC.Uf*ANJ> i! 0.  Mrs. J ll. Pm'Krf, Phvpi', tte������������*.  When iM'OuMiberUrid ho 'sur������*  and ������tfiy at t,Tit* Cuttiboiht-nd  Hotel, fc'ir*t-vl'vs������ Accoutudft"  tion for trauoie������t and permanent boarders,  Samplo Rooms ana Public Hall  Run in Connection .with Hoi������>  Rates from SI.00 to $8.00 per day  'NitejicKci Mile ned Commutation Tie-  ������������������ R*** *n ***'*������ M������������{' ���������vef rail sn*J uteaiaet  Of wild nncostry. tho turkoy doesn't j Hnee, at two aid eat-half centi onr mile  need coddUnn, and the more froodom I ������������-,:., ,���������.,, .  it haa and tb* uoaror to natural con- miZl . lm}n *?d M���������,*���������n���������'r, br Ixcur.  dHlons it is k*pt tho bettor lt thrive*. J*"������ ���������nd ���������������<������������������������������������ nH* tor ptrriei may  Whllo thero hivo boon many falltiret    w "WniJid tot m application te the  occrcity   a'nd   high  worth  while to ox-  Dim r-sas. Afrwt at Victoria.  and loBBca, tbw  prices render   t  .perlment in wniw turkoya in uew i   . *'  localitiofl.-Farnlng. i *'������^J mthm pre*iet,i notice, steamer-  Nut Growing.  The American Fruit and Nut Jour*  nal says that thoro ia no cloaa of peo-  [llu   IlluUl    iuvu4i*Wt>     r,U������..U>.    ...    ..J.  i'.*.,'H l:.'t 1!iu*i 11j(s fnmifrr. n-n^ rntr.  genta mantlng nkmt farm b������}Wln*������,  along lnnes and in odd corneri. Nut  trcos mny he pliuitod for onianitinl  and Bhado nu well aa for uao. Hickory  nut*" v.'-ill <lM**rt>*,h in Now Kntilund  ond the chestnut in the central ami  some of tho aotithorn nUton, In the  contral woat walnuta will flouri������ih.  while in tha aouth Atlantic and gait  etutos the peenn and oth*?r nut hear-  ���������ri thrive  And all will yield a profit*  Tiie Unnpnnv reset-vet. (so riaht to  "���������aij-e witlojui nrevieai notice, ate  Wiling dates and ham, ei silting.  JlwmreioH Tiekevt en Unle Uom and to  ������ll Siatifcaa,jfoad tor $e\n$ jmmty flat*  ���������-relay nnd Sunday, retaraUg not later  ��������� ithii MatHief,  i, W. ntUCT, Msa. flip. B.O. Oasit rW  ������. l. cocmnrirr, ihh. trt. a p������m. ai.  Morroclii Bros,  1Mb PJi03pli64iilo,  IVrwa am ^ vteewnto" tho whole  Hllooo.in aMVolnn, hmmAvW-  eife /J*****', Mmtni am lirato W^ow/i, /**���������������  itm/% faMtJVid*l'itt*(i. ImitHJonii. *>'>������*���������  vrhmn, fm4Watteti/JktHi*f J^>*w*i*������,  [^itjiie n vwjtm m tot 8& o������������o will pluflwi. ijk  tm*t. *������*Wby(UliwjBrl*������orm^^  6fitfCTaS������^:  Out  OUR BBST  CUUBBINO     OPPBRS  This pM>er AND A NiW fiubset>%t4������n to  R-guitw pWs������ for both,   Oar Fuse  WtMy IWfwet,    2JO Jt������M������  r\\<la \7Vu S.00 2A*  fartbirnMwenfer tJ9 *LFS  Ont osJeulsUens ate \iea������4 aMetJy am nae  ea������h hi uJfaantt,   l*wthsef dUee paper  may ba ���������**���������!* ������i our n*ci������.  ���������������r^*xs������teSOiC^^  ���������0 YIAWt'  Vi.*  An Orchard Map.  Finch a **)������r> *vir* fully niado is very  dH^lrahlo fur Lint j>urp<>-*. of ktwpinf  a record <������i vnrictit***. Draw th������ map  on ������*t'1f, litrftv*. f>'.; ,*r K������r jterutMient  wo Mirk *>vt'ry ������t**' find ttver>' row  of *jnall fruit,* tind **mp'*B and write)  in Ao" fi.i'iu* iti thf. v<������H������-ty. If Infieta  h\, ..".' ,,:,',. ! i, t ;���������'���������"! ���������***���������* ,--if������n;������  ani -tiijiti tn*- variety name by aglauo*  at yuur map,  QttUAD, Oalw anJ Pit** .Idiver  ed dail/ to any part of Oitr.  HINTS  !4-������W������i>*i  ���������M>a-*wfsaBSB>-'  Urowrie*  'WmH'.  Taupe Mamta  OcawNr  OewrmoHta *������.  lnV*mt"'������l������ l������ wntiiiMf !*ti���������  t������f,nt ������*.< Ml*. l������ ���������-���������*,* t.j.i.*!.  Hi.I j, ���������������������% t *'"< *l Mfltl,**' f L. . - - .  t't4e������t* Ukri* UNWWtl MofM  ���������fi'i-ij *.������������t ���������. vtituwt ennsiTw'  Scientific Mim  *h-r.iMfn<irili-#iM^w������-*lf. l4aw*A<Je.  ������si������i'.Hi ttt trntt-fimm* J'|������**������*t.   *>'T**ti*fc*������a  <������-%������������������ a***- t������^*li.*u. a-ukf-ia *w^*ie-tta*-,  ***1***--*1 ****hg.***l������������ ��������������� ml  <tMhlji^*****'**f ^*J-w  ���������������#���������*��������� *���������**������������������-��������� "*��������� w ���������,**i w^������WBPwsep*** :-'A1-.  at   ���������   .���������;.*!���������>. ".'.uuuiiiM1.  ���������i u.ir5r*T  mm' w&w& cuMBBRfiAND.' BRtTisH eoatmmiA\  __ i   .   * *j. ***"".     ' ��������� ���������,���������������������������-      ������������������������������������      ������������������..    .., ��������� ���������-���������.��������� .������������������..��������� ��������� ��������� n-i**y>i>.*-ij***|lii>i ������������������������^.������       .      i    Mt  THE CUMBERLAND    NEWS  4' Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. AUDBHOCN,    -    -     -      M-Ga  Uie oolamns of The News are open to a!)  .who wish to express therein views- o ma-**-  ,.lers of publio interest.  While we do uot hold ourselves re-iYinisi-  be for the utterances of correspondent!), wa  eserve the right of declining to inner*:  ommnnioatious uuneoessarily personal.  V  WEDNESDAY, APRIL,   3 ,1907  NOTICE.  Riding on locomotives and  rail  way cars ol  the  Union   Oolliery  .Company by any person   or  per  aons���������except rain orew���������i������ strictly  prohibited.   Employees .".re rob-  [*c to dismissal for allov-Jg same  By order  Pkakcib D. Littik  Manager.  i   *t  CUBAN    BLOSSOM'  A UNION MADF. CIGAR  ft  <JM   THE���������  Cuban Cigar Factory  fir. -r.  BUal'Vf., '.-*rc-r-������r*'������Wf-.  tMAas*������������������*������***i* ^.������^*������������w*���������'  when m ������  lf....l  STAY  A������ 'THE   flgf      A.M. OlvSVU*l������*Ctti   l-OK   GuHSTS.  l\tr Bajx, w '���������f rri.ii.iv wira  Best Liquors and Cigars  HENRY'S NURSERIES  Vancouver, B������ C*  Haadcruastewi for Pacific Coast Grown  aad JiTxported Garden, Field aad IFlew  or Seeds'.  ���������Pheuaatida of Fruit 'and Oruamentai  Trees, Rhpdodendroua, Roee? and hardy  plauta now growiug oa oar own* grounds for  future planting.  No expense, low or delay of fumigation  iuape^iioa nor ouhfcom duties to pay,  GREENHOUSE .-PLANTS  Cut Flowers aud Fiorol Designs, Fertilize**'  Boo Hives and Supplies, Spray Purojw and  Spraying material.  No ageats���������therefore yon have no oon ���������  miaaion to pay. Our' analogue teUs you  about; it Let uie price your list befmo  placing your order.  We do businens on out/own grounds���������t.o  ren*' to pay, and are prepared to meet til  oompotvtioua. Eaatum prices or he*.  VVhitelabur.   Catagiouss Free.  M.J.HENRY  Greenhouses axid \?~. O. Address���������������> '0 Westminster Road.  Bi<4N Jfcl NU USER! liS���������South Vancouver  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOO'  o  0. &AKNER  ���������fwottWHRarou  'iW'hMEZ  Li a 1 *>>**<��������� P.ricoi,  Wholea".lii and Reua-ft.  Swmj*. awi Otawi 'l'-v '������.v  OQlb* $2'65  I am  prepared   to  furnifih Stylish Higs  and do Teaming at  reasonable rates,  D. KILPAlRiCK      C  y*  CUMBERLAND ������  >00 0O0OO(X)0OQO<Y)0Oi  0  o  o  '*\  f"*  c  r  f\TKRKrtTIN0  NfcJTRUCTlVi-.  ; tr    5   1.":J-/ltM*'A'V.\,  CmnWiaud a.  :'-"*. ,'"*-- " f *  70  yU������'A A. CPl.il>  iJR ONB DAY  'fctk LlJt ''.i-'.'rJ:. X'.0*40 QUININfc I'uli  h1'.**,    Ail f!Mtj{fli������-t*r������f(ja������l me monev tf I  t-^SkVi to *\*n.       12, W Ortivn's eij-natm-e u  in v������jii kirt*,   <"������o,  ���������������������������������������������<������m.immii.������n���������������*������> ���������**n������~wiii    I "'*  HARNESS  WMLLAW) is -Mvased to  CU ������*f Or<j������r������ fit Fbe or  Bfcary aferaeiu,*-** short no* io*  Vv  ������MII*TlT*l*l*,������^*i*Tt-Vri'-fi,'J*-iV*r**������T  Wni**Jl> BMWK.     Cumberland,  i||������l������-^>������yff^.iww>jiwtlu>.,.M ���������-���������������������������..,.���������������  JOHN McLEODS  FOR riRST-CLABH  CANDY, FHUITH,  CUURS ife TOBACCOS.  NOW 1H ITS itrt YEAR  Tbo leading mtataf porlodtoal of  ������w* ������*vrkt, <*nli tUe ���������trowt'Mt wlttorlal  ama ol tuiy itvoiuitwi */u*������*k*.v������>.^.  UutMOHrttion 4&.00 ��������� ff (loelttd*.  las V. 8., Oantvllan, UeiUwif ptwtag**).  a*wnple oopj* free, aend, for Book  0������������*Uofije. ^^ -|  eeeiMkWie oesiea  ���������08 ftearl ftraet, fire Vorfc  "OORREOT  ENGLISH-  HOW TO USE IT:1  A  MosiTtrt.T Uwmtm Ditvo'iKD ������e 'met  UtM! Of l&OMT-iH.  .Jtww*������������*a Tjm������������k liA-v-jjs, Kdilwr.     ,  Partial Cuntents for this MontJa.  C'ltir.srt in lt'.i.-S*h lor-jUsi Detune*,  i'.-uivo in Roj-i.hi, fur thn AdvAuoed Popil  , l"*v to luen-ttso Ouu'x VocHbuliu-y.  ih'i A* t n| OiHivecwvwi,  Si.o-.ild (md Would.   How m, IJao tfheta.,   ''  l*������������i'-u-'i������������K-i/.'vis (Centary l>it������tWma*y).  r -f'Hii lilu^liah i rt i*h������ If tirnn,  A>i^   ,-, !{. ^|i.,4, )a %r.,,. -fjl^-ifvu*!.  V*'n*t ,-,i* tYiy ���������u(i 'A'hili Not to Say  "imri.. in L'ti^-r-WrW.),; and roneeaatic*.  Alji.inlif. ii, list <,f AW.������vviiHtt*.i������.  Hunnw ftKiK'titii for tlio Biuintwa W������,  CJoinpound Wixlf   lh>vr to Write Tbem.  ������������������ivuiiies in Eugliirh titeratare,  $1 a Year.  Bond lOo ttrr aoaupjo oopy  rouKjanT mim, EvMstoo, m.  lamsi safsMSPi i**mwi***sa  !        A HYDRAULIC RAM. ,  One Means of Having a Good Supply  of Water For All Purposes        .:  on the Farm.  Wo have received in the past man**  letters of inquiry for our opiniqn as  to how to got water to tho barn and  house under conditions that were pe*  culiar to certain places, writes Hoara'a  Dairyman. ���������  It is on this question, as on moat  others, where the use of devices and  methods are involved, a matter ,to be  bopt settled by the party most in interest by a study of the different  means to accomplish hifi purpose, for  no one can know aa well as he tha  particular conditions of place andj  purse that may be most important  matters tor his consideration.  Realising,tha interest of our readers  on this question we have concluded  to publish, as opportunity offers, noW  and then a short article, with such illustrations as our space' will permitj  of the different practical methods of  "hoisting" water on the farm. Many]  of our readers wish to have 8om*v  means more reliable than a windmill  for supplying water to the stock, and  when they consider that in doing this  thoy can also furnish water to the  house for'kitchen and bath room, they  become interested in these different  8ystsm6 for farm water supply, and  to these economies and comfortB, we  4  The drink of strong men and healthy women  jMlll m    'ii ������������������ i ���������  mm m^m^mmmmma^im'm>   *���������       '     **������*-*���������-**-***-*****������*���������������  UnionBrewery^Beer  Is The Best  Bottled or in Barrels*  The UNION BREWING Co.,     Nanaimo B.C  Campbell's : BAKERY  A Fine Selection of OAEBS  always  on hand.,  FRESH BREAD a**e*fy day.  Orders fer SPECIAL AKS8 promptly attaaded tav  Dnasiuir Avenue,  Cnmtolanf].  EW5  se  aa  !  . A  HYDKAOMC RAM.  may also add the important feature  of lire protection which some systems  givo. -   ...  ' There is no reason why the farmer  should not have a water system of hip  own if he wants it; it is not so much  a question of means as it is desire to  have, for a system of one kind or another that will meet tho conditions or  wants, .can be installed without involving much money.  ��������� There are manv ways of lifting the  -HSjSLJroroja^^ 14 "Holsteins, five of them heifer?  and-putting It in elevated or pneu=   ^~'~������������������*���������<"������������������-~J^"-*--^-^ ^ ---- - - -��������� "*~  tog', yannlng separators or numerous  other ���������Btays of saving hand labor. The  ram is a very simple device, easily  operated aud costs practically nothing,  to keep it In repair. A s,mall ram can  be installed for $50 or less (this does  not inolude pipes) and will be found  very useful in many oasea in supplying wuter to ell parts of the farm.  ��������� An Object Lesson.  It always pltiases Hoard's Dairyman to recorajhe work of a successful dairy farmer. It stands as an object lesson. There are poor records  enough. It'is refreshing to strike a  good ono.   Here it is',:  Stanton  Osterhout,   of   Coble-skill. ,  N.Y., is one of these careful/ painstaking dairymeni He has a.small herd  oouara������ity, s.6���������  jgREKBBU of   olsteln Cattle, Ohna  Ut White Hj-e,,  Haired Plyntom '  Rr*clct>, &C.  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICKS.  SS3S  if^s^������a>ja������  W, D Anderson,  PHOTOGRAPHER  IWOUH-PRiCiSS.  ALL BTYLP^  CUSTOMS BROKERAGE  ������ixociUetl utshivrt notice*  News Office  Cumberland B.C. |������  miitio tanks from which pipes may  lead to oarry, water to any building  or to any part of the lawn, garden or  farm. .The gasoline engine ib one ol  the methods used, hcto air engines^  windmills and' steam enfftneB are  .other ways of filling elevated tanka  with water, but the illustration herewith preoented showa how the hydraulic ram is installed in the etream  and how tho water may be. lilted from  tho .atreara.to tho elevated tank and  by a system of pipes conducted to  the ploce where tho water Is needed.  The use of the ram is practical with  a fall of only 18 inches, but with greater heads water can be forced to higher  elevations and to longer distances.  The size of the ram will depend upon  tho amount of water needed and thoi  amount o! water power and the  height to whioh the water 1b to be  elevated. If the water is elevated in!  hlcrh tanks It. can be. used tor cjoin*1  i *..''������  ,...% *<i_.  A iioi water toiler with  altaoh*  mom* almtiHt now,     Apply at thii  ���������til!- '.  Below Is Sis- record for the yearT1905T"  January to January:  Milk Bold, 702 cans   $783.45  Butter sold, 1,252 pounds.... 236.07  Butter used In family, 850 lba.  at 19<J i     64.50  Veal calves,  8        26.97  Bull calves sold, 8      07.00  Heifer calves raised 8, valued  Jan. 1,0*6 at $$5 apiece    200,00  $1,407.09  SPORT  and Adventure  *  Ashore and Afloat  I ROD and GUN  If you tike to read of (he exvirleeiaeyat  anglers, shooters and campers dr Sf&wm  or If you are Lntereajed Ip eou-rtry life, sat  your nee-dealer for Forest snd mmrhi.  or unrite for tee sfiecimea cflrpry, or aoA  -tweo$y-flve,Mnta^ffxJou*L,,?������S^lralJ*ft_  Forest and Stream Is a Uf^nujjsfWM  weetly lourn������l,V*iIelJoootaia������ *el6^������rta|  oepartmenttK  ThaSport������m*ATo������nil. fXsoeUit;  Rifle and Trap, IUwmL  We send free our -atrdosjue oC the best MsTbs  on outdoor life and t-eo-weHon.  FOREST AtW STREAM PUB. CO.  546 Broadway.'New York Ci<r.  Cost of teed per heed, $35.... $490.00  $917.Pfl  Net earnings per cow      66.57  This does not include milk and  cream used in family.  What r. grand thing it would be if  we could arouse the ambition of the  groat body ol dairy farmers to make  as good ft- record ns the above. Any  man can do it with good cows of any  dairy breed; but how few hove an  ambition that way.  ��������� iv.rt-jr  *^*s������.������,������*^*,V^ **...... ,  COOto Cotton Ro^'Cnr^^nil  to (profit Utcrlrvi T^nlo, r"'&  reply sjiio eftoolaal JUon.tt*Jbr  >Rt5ffnlator on which wonwu oaa  depend. Hold In Uijeo dtwroca  of fitront?th--No. I, W; m, a  Jfj*.!} otrongraii������i I No. \  jcial, oaaoB, Is pqi ������0*t  y all dr-Utftrtstii, .**��������� tvxi.  ,*. -   * af\ i*eeeip������V ntl������������.  for fitren  dttfrrt.  SdTS  ���������aa-  WATSON'S  HWMKMH.  ���������m-  Qj*<-Artt2ji Guru  for   Ptlas.  Itehitk)*, Wievl, H't<*HiO{ or f***)***** U������������  Wfaa.     [l/'ip*r|i,u refund ������op������v if I'A'wl  OnitUBKT fsil* to ������at* **y {*���������������-*, <n$ *nv.  tor ot how lent* ������imtulU������i, b-> fi > 14 *Uyi������.  PW, iipjilicai).)u ^i, o* ������<*������ AnA r<*������t. 5?c.  If jtyjr ������t������erf|-**fc iia*.������'t i< ���������������***������* *������(><; hi������iA**it*������  emi it w������il U Uiw^iluil ^a.*. yiiii L*,' Pirt-*  VeMttteeQe., M' Lotta. ate  'Viiiri In Uouitenay .Ntay At  i lie Lourtcnuy hiujri  Bvtiry convonif'rjcc fur giie^is.  'Ttie C' nttal tCo'-.'-i for ���������JptM-t.v.nen  None hut th* Hew nf Wititt ;on\  f *q;ior  al tin* Hrti  KATES        NE.'.SUNABLli  ���������^f*"***r*r'i***T.,T*������  John Jtahrtstott     Prop.  ��������� "��������� "'A'.V" 'iiw''';'''*'', . .'��������� , .i.r'i ,  .. '���������,,-' '���������'''','' .IW"1..'���������''''��������� ���������-'''. '��������� '������  *\  cofeh Whiskies.  The HUD;ON8' BAY OO  Sole Agents for BG THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ir***  DARREL of THE  BLESSED ISLES  By   IRVING   BACHELLER,  Author of "Eben Holder.." "D'ri and I." Etc  COPYRIGHT,     1905.     BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING     COMPANY  4  (Continued.)  *���������*������������������*���������.  CHAPTER VIII.  THE ax of Theron Allen had  opened the doors of the wilderness. One by one the great  trees fell thundering and were  tjevoured by fire. Now sheep and cattle were grazing on the bare bills.  Around the house be.left a thicket of  fir trees that howled ever as the wind  blew, as if "because the mighty were  spoiled." Neighbors bad come near;  every summer great rugs of graiu, vari-  hued, lay over hill and dale.  Allen bad prospered and begun to  speculate in cattle. Every year late in  April be went to Canada for a drove  and sent them south, a great caravan  that filled the road for half a mile or  more, tramping wearily under a cloud  of dust.   He sold a few here and there  as the drove went on���������a far 'oafi������#,  often, to the sale of the last'lot.  The drove came along on*v iu*.*'*��������� ;ng  about the middle of May, 1847. Trove  met them at tbe four corners on Caraway pike. Then about sixteen years  of age. be made bis first long journey  into the world with Allen's drove. He  bad bis time that summer and 50  cents for driving. It was an odd business and for the boy full of new  things.  A man went ahead in a backboard  , wagon that bore provisions. One wonted in the middle and two behind.  Trove was at the heels of the first section. It was easy work after the cattle  trot used to the road and a bit leg  weary. They stopped them for water  at the creek6 and rivers, slowed them  down  to browse or graze awhile  at   ^noontime._and__when__the_s.un_was_i.o.w,_  all the -world a'lovelier thing than that  wild flower of girlhood up there in the  hills. She was no dream if romance,  dear reader. In one of the public buildings of a certain capital her portrait  has been hanging these forty yeara  and -wins from all wbo pass it the homage of a long look, but Trove aaid often  that she was never quite so lovely as  that day she stood calling the cows���������  her shapely brown face aglow with the  light of youth, her dark hair curling on  either side as it fell to her shoulders.  "Good day," said he, a little embarrassed.  "Good day," said she coolly, turning  toward the house.  Trove was now In the midst of the  cattle. sSuddenly a dog rushed upon  tbem, and they took frlgbt. For a moment the boy was in danger of being  trampled, but leaped quickly to tbe  backs of the cows and rode to safety.  After supper the men sat talking in the  stable door, beyond which, on the hay,  tbey were to sleep that night, but Trove  stood a long time with the.girl, whose  name was Polly, at the little gn*e of  tbe widow.  They seemed to meet there by accident. For a moment they were al-aid  of each other. After a little hesitation  Polly picked a sprig of lilac. He could  see a tremble in her hand as she gave  it to him, and he felt his own blushes.  "Couldn't you say something?" she  whispered, with a smile.  "I���������I've been trying to think of something." he stammered.  "Anything  will  do,"  aald  the  girl.  laughing, as she retreated a step or  two and stood with an elbow leaning  on the board fence.   She bad on her  -best-gownr *"~   Ba big, dark eyes were looking Into hit  own,  if they were yet in a land of fences, he  of tbe horse and wagon hurried on to  'Bet pasturage for the night.  That first day some of tbe leaders  bad begun to wander and make trouble. For tbat reason Trove was walk*  ing beside tbe buck board in front of  the drove.  ������������������Well stop tonight on Cedar bill,"  aald the boss about mldafternoon.  "Martha Vaughn ban got tbo best pas*  lure and tho prettiest girl in this part  o' tbe country. If you don't fall ia  love wltb that girl, you ought t' be  licked."  Now Trove had no very high opinion  of girls, Up there in Brier Dale be  had teen Uttlo of then. At the red  stboolbouse even they ware few and  far from bis ideal, And they were a  foolish lot there in Hillsborough, It  seemed to blm-all save two or three  wbo were, be owned, very sweet and  beautiful. But he had seen how thoy  tempted other boys to extravagance  and was content with a sly glanco at  them now and then.  "I don't ever expect to fall In love,"  said Trove confidently.  "Waal, love it a thing that always  vwf*r***V ''Mrs. Vaiiphn Is a widow, nn'  we generally atop there the first day  out. She's a pttor woman, an' It gives  her a lift,".,  They came sfcortly to the little woath*  er !.'{';!''ed bey.-*'.' of th^ v-]')^rv. A" '!.".'*"  approached, a girl, with arms bare to  the elbow, stcod looking at them, ber  band shading her eyes.  "Co* boss! Co' boss! Co' boss!" she  was calling in a sweet, girlish treble.  Trove earn** tup to the gate, nnd pros*  tntly her big. dark eyes were looking  Info his own. That v***ry moment he  trembled before tbem as a reed shaken  by tbe wind, Long after then he said  that something in ber vole* bad first  appealed to him. Her soft eyes were,  indeed, of those thst quicken the hearts  of ipeo. Jtf* dotihtft)) If ibtre WW In  It was a curious Interview, the words  of small account, the silences full of  that power which has been the very  light of the world. If there were only  some way of reporting what followed  the petty words���������swift arrows of tbe  eye. lips trembling with the peril of  unuttered thought, faces lighting with  sweet' discovery or darkening with  doubt���������well, the author would have  hp-rcr f'nnfi'*(>nnp.  T Their glances met.    The boy hesitated.  "I don't think you look quite as lovely in that dress," he ventured.  A shadow of disappointment came  into her face, and sbe turned awt*;*  The boy was embarrassed. He bad  taken a misstep. She turned impatiently and gave blm a glance from  head to foot.  "But you're lovely enough now," be  ventured again. ,  There was a quick movement of ber  lips, a flicker of contempt in ber eyes.  It seemed an age before she answered  him.  "Flatterer!" said she presently, looking down and jabbing tbe fence top  with a pin. "I suppose you think I'm  very homely."  "I always mean what I say."  "Then you'd better be careful. You  might spoil me." Sbe smiled faintly,  turning ber face away.  "How so?"  "Don't you know," said she seriously,  "that when a girl thinks she's beautiful  she's spoiled'/"  Their blushes had begun to fade,  their words to come easier.  "Guess I'm spoilt, too," said tht boy,  looking awoy thoughtfully. "I don't  know what to say, but some time, may*  he, you will know roe better and believe me," He spoke wltb some dig*  nlty,  "I know who you are," tha girl an*  swored, coming nearer and looking into  his eyes. "You're the boy tbat cams  out of tbe woods In a little red sleigh."  "How did you know?" Trov* Inquired, for be was not aware that any out*  sido his own homo know it,  "A man told us that camo wltb tbe  cotUo last year. And ho said you must  belong to very grand folks."  "And how did be know tbat?"  "Kv vour looks."  "11 y my looks?"  "Yes, 1-1 suppose he thought you  didn't look llko other boys around  U*-re," Sbe was now plying the pin  very attentively,  "I mnnt bo * vfiiy cnr'nim 1r������r.*rlTt**  boy."  "Ob, not very!" said she, looking at  blm thoughtfully. "I-I-well, I shall  hot tell you what I thluk." Sbe spoke  decisively.  She hod b*������gnn to blush again.  Tbelr eyes met, and tbey both looked  awny, smiling. Th������*n a momunt of silence. '  "Don't you like brown?" She was  now looking down nt her dress, wltb  a little show of trouble In ber eyes,  "1 liked tbtfbrown of your arms," ba*  i answered    v'  ThV'plu stopped. There was a pus-  sled look in her face.  "I'm afraid it's a very homely dress,  anyway," said she, looking down upon  lt as she moved her foot impatiently.  Her mother came out of doors. "Polly," said she, "you'd better go over to  thepo8tofl.ee." |  "May I go with her?" Trove inquired.  "Ask Polly," said the Widow Vaughn,  laughing.  "May I?" he asked.  Polly turned away, smiling. "If you  care to," said Bhe In a low voice.  "You must hurry and not te after  dark," said the widow. *  They went away, but only the moments hurried. They that read here,  though their heads he gray and their  hearts heavy, will understand, for they ;  will remember some little space of  time, with .-aeCjppds flashing as they :  went, like dust1 of diamonds in the  hourglass. V  "Don't you-remember how you came  in the little, red sleigh?" she asked  presently.        ������������������������������������������������������...  "No.".  "I think it's very grand," said she.  "It's so much like a story."  "Do you read stories?"  "All I can get. I've been reading  'Grey tower.*"  "I read It last winter," suld the boy.  "What did you like best in it?"  "I'm ashamed to tell you," said she,  with a quick glance at him.  "Please tell me."  "Oh, the love scenes, of course," said  she, looking down with a sigh and a  little hesitation.  "He was a fine lover."  "I've something in my eye," said she,  stopping.  "Perhaps I can get it," said he. "Let  me try."  "I'm afraid you'll hurt me," said she,  looking up, with a smile.  "I'll be careful."  He lifted her face a little, his fingers  beneath her pretty chin. Then, taking  her long, dark lashes between thumb  and finger, be opened the lids.  "You are hurting," said she'soberly,  and now tbe lashes were trying to pull  free.  "I can see lt," said he.  "It must be a bear, jou look so  frightened."  ���������4*It's-nothing-to-be~afmid'-of;" said-  the boy.  "Well, your hands tremble," said  she, laughing.  "There." he answered, removing a  speck of "dust w,ith his handkerchief.  "It Is gone now, thank you," said  Polly, winking.  Sbe stood close to blm, and as sbe  spoke her lips trembled. He could delay no longer with a subject knocktug  af the gate of speech.  "Do you believe in love at first  sight?" he asked.  Sbe turned, looking up at him seriously. Her lips parted in a amlle that  showed her ,v whlto toetb. Then her  glance fell. '���������T;'shall not tell you thut,"  said she in a half whisper.  "1 hope we shall meet again," he  said.  "Do you?" said she, glancing up at  blm shyly,  "Yes."  "Well, If I wero you and wanted to  see a glrl���������I'd���������l'd come and see \w������.���������'  "What If you didn't know whether  she was willing or not?" he asked.  "I'd take my chances," said she so*  berly.  There were pauses in which their  souls went far beyond their words and  seemed to embrace each other fondly  wltb arms of tbe spirit invisible and  resistless. And, whatever was to come,  In that hour tho great priest of love lu  the white robe of Innocence bad made  them one. Tho air about thorn was  full of strange delight. They were In  deep dusk us thoy neared the bouse.  For one moment of long remembered  joy she let him put his arm about her  waist, but whon ho kissed her cheek  ���������ho drow herself away.  Tbey walked a little time la silence,  "I am no flirt," sbe whispered pros*  entlr. Neither spoke for a moment  Then she soemod to feel and pity his  amotion. Something slowed tha foot  ���������fboth.  ������������������There," the whispered; "you may  kiss my band If you care to,"  He kissed tbo pretty baud that was  offered to blm, and her whisper seemed  to ring (u tbe dusky slloncs Ilka tha  dying rhythm of a boll,  Uo Ho Continued.)  Walla aa  Weather Prophet*,  A popular idea In Switzerland that  ecinc cf the tvcIIs lu that couutry are  rollnnlt-* wonthcr prophet**, hns been  proved by scientists to be woll found*  ed. Those wells, by some sort of pros*  sure, not cloarly understood, have the  1 proporty of drawing In nlr at certain  Uincs a������d ot Ulovvluas: uut **U at wU.t*.  periods. In order to ascertain definitely If there was any truth In tbe Idea  of woathor prophecy the wells wore  covorod and a small opening was sur*  i mounted with a U shaped pressure  I gauge. It was found that when ths  . barometer rises tho Bit-rushes Into tbo  wells fn n stonfly current, and when  the baromotec falls, the air rushes out  Tbo currents' of air. are deflnlti; Sid  easy to percsivo, even without tBs  gauge. Tbe genera) .tendency of ���������  weather la foretold wltb considerable  eertalntjr.  IN THE PERSIAN DESERT,  Oatriooa Way In Which Water la P-v  enred For \>cd.  Almost in the center of Persia lies  Yezd, a city of perhaps 40,000 people,  on the great caravan route. It is a city  of the desert, says the author of "Five  Yeara In a Persian Town," but how  complete that desert is and how large  It Is hard to realize.  In going from tbe Caspian sea to  Yezd one sees a strip of green country j  thirty miles wide along tbe sea and  another twenty miles in diameter  round Teheran. Aside from that there  Is nothing but waste.  The desert in Persia, however, is of  many kinds.   There are places where  the ground Is absolutely bare except  for the thick crusts of salt that lie  like snowdrifts, streaking the plain in '  every direction.   There are also places j  equally: salt where the proximity, of a '  certain amount of useless water produces a larger quantity of plant life  than in the ordinary desert   For the  rest there is a vast waste of sandy  patches  and of gravelly soil, fertile  enough when water can he brought to  It, sometimes flecked with dry, brownish shrubs, sometimes quite bare.  Two desert plants, never touch one  another. In the most .favorable places  two very tiny shrubs may be found  within two yards , of each other, but  with a single exception one does not  see on the central Persian caravan  route a place away from the hills  with enough natural growth to modify  the color of the distance.  Even in the oases no seed comes up  that is not purposely sown; no plant'  seems to have any association, with  the rest. One fixes the eye on each of  tbem individually as upon a single  unit, not as on a part of a field or a  garden.';,:  The water for these oases is brought  by the most diflacult means imaginable. It is found in abundance at tbe  foot of the mountains, perhaps 300  feet underground. When a well bas  been sunk and plenty of water found  a bant is made' for. the nearest place  In the desert which is lower than water level In the well. Such a spot is  Yezd, thirty miles from tbe sources  which water it. In a line with that  place other wells are sunk thirty or  for*^_yard^-.apart,jeach,3hallowjBr_than,  tbe one before, and then from tbe selected site a tunnel is run in to the first  pit, from that to the second, and so on  back to the wells, even though they be  forty miles away. Through this underground channel flows the life giving  water.  Sometimes it happens that a, sudden  hard rain falls In this desert country.  It brings many disasters, for the sun  baked miid roofs of the dwellings are  caved In, their walls are washed away,  and other damage Is done tbem. But,  worst of all, too much water washes  out and caves tn these "Quanat" channels, and until they are again dug Out  no water comes to town.  It bas happened at Yezd that a single  rainy day, "the water from which had  dried away or sunk into tbe ground before tbe next sunrise, has, by filling  the channels, caused a water famine  In the city for three months.  A FAMOUS DIAMOND.  Cnrlona  Incident  In  tbe  Hiator-jr  of  tne Kohineor.  The Kohlnoor fell into the hands of  the ruler of Lahore and on the conquest of the Punjab became a possession of Queen Victoria in the year  1850. The first authentic mention of  this matchless gem is by an eastern-  monarch, who refers to a "jewel valued  at one-half tbe daily expenses of the  whole world." A century or two later  the Persian conqueror of India, seeing  the diamond glitter in the turban of  the unfortunate rajah, exclaimed, with  rough and somewhat costly humor,  "Come, let us change our turbans in  pledge of friendship!" The exchange  was promptly effected. The stone fell  at last into tbe hands of the British,  and pending its delivery to the crown  Sir, John Lawrence, afterward Lord  Lawrence, was made Its guardian.  His blographe..*, Bosworth Smith, ra  lates a curious Incident of its custody.  Half unconsciously Sir John thrust it,  wrapped up In numerous folds of cloth,  Into his waistcoat pocket, the whole being in an insignificant little box. B>  continued the work upon which he wan-  engaged and thought no more of his  precious treasure. He changed hie  clothes for dlnnei: and threw his waistcoat aside, still forgetting all about the  little box contained in it  Some weeks afterward a message  came from the viceroy saying that the*  queen had ordered the jewel to be immediately transmitted to her.  In a moment the fact of his carelessness flashed across Sir John, but he  slipped away to his private room  and with his heart in bis mouth sent  for his old bearer, of whom he asked:  "Have you a small box that was in  my waistcoat pocket some time ago?"  "Yes, sahib," the man replied. "1  found It and put it In your chest of  drawers."  "Bring lt here," said Sir John.. "Open*  ft," he ordered when the little box had  been produced, "and see what Is inside."  He watched the man with tense anxiety as fold after fold of the rags was*  taken off.  "There Is nothing here, sahib," said  the old man at last; ''but a bit of  glass."  -,  Ktn*������flshera aa Weathercocks,  There Is a very quaint old world  superstition in connection with tho  kingfisher, which I fancy still obtains  here and there In remote parts of tbe  countryside, Tho superstition Is this:  If a stuffed or dried kingfisher bo suspended by a thread or string from the  beam or celling of a room its breast  Will always ttirn in the direction ot the  prevailing wind. How the notion first  arose and bow, in tbo light ot common  some and inquiry, lt has boon so long  perpetuated It is hard to say, but lt  has long existed and still exists, I  bave a clear recollection as a youngster of going Into a humble cottage in  tha shires and seeing a stuffed kingfisher thus ausponded as a weather  vans.  Jamaaes* Finger Napkins.  The Japanese have a picturesque Improvement on finger bowls, At the  conclusion of tbe repast a tiny basket,  woven of exquisite straw and In orna-  mantal design, is placed before each  guest This basket contains a filmy,  satiny, paper napkin, printed with apple blossoms, chrysanthemums, Irises  ���������r aome other attractive design, and  twisted lightly Into a flower-Ilka shape.  Before being placed In tbe basket tba  napkin bas been slightly dampened  with perfumed water, tba scent corresponding with the 4������������lf*n, snd this  ' napkin the guest xi*** Instead of dipping tbo bands In water.  ���������M.������Ha^*>������>*>*������l<  Ceylon Sharks.  Sharks Infest tbo wafers of Ceylon,  ���������rd t!'p ponrl f"**w������ of tlinf rr-j-ion nr*  In deadly fear of these wolves of tha  deep. Tbo divers are mostly Tamils and  Moormot*. and display marvelous an*  durance nnd pluck. To protect them*  lelvos against tho over prosont danger  to which tho presence of tbe sharks ar  poses them tho divers carry charms  given them by recognised "shark binders" wbo recolvo n small government  tee and a doabn oysters a day from  each boat Owing to tbe constant  . ublse and splashing, tba sbarks art  ^generally kept at a distance, and sect  j dents art rere,  DINING TABLES.  The   Tranaitfon   Front'   th*   Festive-  Board ot Primitive Man,  The first dining table was probably  just a block of stone or a log of wood,  but even primitive man must soon  have discovered that these devices did  not provide for the comfortable disposal of bis legs and have set about  taxing all bis Ingenuity to Invent something else. It Is probable that as the-  result of his cogitations a rough hewn  piece of j board supported on two big-  stones come Into fashion among th*  elite In these far prehistoric times.  The early trestle table which was*  used In the beginning of the fifteenth  century consisted of a parallelogram of  wood, fashioned Into a board, resting*  upon two or more pedestal-like supports. And we have a reminiscence of  this movable kind of table in the ex*  pression, "A seat at the board," today,  while that of "taking the chair" is obviously a survival of the time when a  chair was the place of honor reserved  for the master of the house or given by  tbe grand seigneur to the guest whom  he wished to honor, the other diner*  sitting upon rude benches placed afr  tbo side of the table.  One can Imagine the Inventor seated!  at tha bead ot his new dinner table,  clod In his best bearskin and surround-  ad by a select and admiring company  of his Intimates, who ate roast flesh  literally off the festive board and who  drank tbe first toast at this first primeval dinner party tn bis honor In cool  water from a stream hard by. From  this stage to planks resting on rude-  trestles would be an easy transition,  and civilisation had of course mad*  considerable progress before tha supports and tha board wera Joined aa one  place of furniture.  uttaries ���������. Liked Meofeanles.  Charles V. of Spain, Ilka touts XVI.  of Franca, was particularly fond of  timepieces and bad a decided taste for  mechanics. When In Germany ha In-  Tented a carriage for his own accommodation, and after bis abdication ha  would amnit himself in making little  puppeta-soldlsrs performing their exercises, girls dancing with their tambourines and little wooden birds that  would fly in and out of the wladow.  A H*aa*������*������������*nl������* Weon-M*?.  "Pa, Uncle James has given mo bit  stsamer trunk."  "Wall, what ot Itr  <MNow, pa, don't be peevish, Couldn't  jou fkiu ������*} & trig io Eww t*> *������d ������C,  round out Undo Jamas' present?"  Toe Late.  "And you didn't propose to btrr  ������No.w  "Wbyr  ������������������1 was leading np to It, bnt suddenly*  noted that bar voice bad a sort of previous angagamant ring,'*  arcnrastanc*M ar* beyond too control of nan, hot Wa coadM to to lain  twii pow*ar^-lt'l-unos*������* ��������� 1���������> , ,l>"   ��������� '.'"  'A    ���������'  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  0  *  3E=  I WESTERN  CANADIAN EDITORS  A Series of Articles Describing their Lives, their Alma  and their Influence.  ,61 _       ,  REGINALD P. LAURIE.  ���������  I  >. i  REGINALD P. LAURIE    "  Prince Albert Times.  *������  One of the best known of the rising young men of western journalism  ,is the subject of this sketch. As a  journalist and printer of experience  he has a record that few can equal.  He has his own excellence aa printer  and editor to thank for his present  position.  Mr. Laurie was born at Barrie, Ontario, about "thirty years ago, the son  of Alexander Laurie, late of Haddington, Scotland, and Frances D. Drury,  of Barrie, Ont. His first school years  \vere spent at Barrie, and the balance  of his education was acquired in Toronto. Though he left school at the  ^agV oF~f ourteen ~atid'^pent~a���������coffplff  of years with the crockery firm of  Gowans, Kent & Co., he still applied  . himself to night studies and pushed  forward in this way. Being strongly  inclined to journalism in a practical  way, he wisely set himself the task  of learning the art of printing, that  it might be of benefit to him when  he should reach the higher branches  of the business.  After serving his apprenticeship  with the well known printing firm of  Jas. Murray Co., he came west as far  as Rat Portage in the mining boom  days, and obtained employment with  the News, under the late 12. A. Chapman, as- reporter and business manager. Later he was associated with  Mr. P. A. Demorest, then publisher  of the Keewatin Enterprise. After  this he was for three years editor  of the Fort Francis Times and one  year with the Virden Advance. With  all these Mr. Laurie was occupying a  <"alaried positionT but in November,  1905, the opportunity of getting into  the business for himself occurred,  and in company with Mr. John W.  Young, late of the Chatham Planet,  acquired the Prince Albert Times  from the estate of the late J. D, Ma*  veoty, and they have made tho paper  one of the best in the west.  In July of last year a very interesting event, occurred at Begina,  when Mr. Laurie met the lady of hie  choice on her return from an eastern trip, and he was married to Miss  Maude-Bennost, of Brandon.  Nothing except physical misfortune  could prevent Mr, Laurie from taking  a foremost plaoe among the journalists of the west, for his ability is undoubted and he possesses that indomitable courage which has... characterized so many of the journalists  of the wost, and has playod suoh a  large part in the upbuilding of this  boundless country.  One trial of Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator will oonvlnoe you that  it has no equal as a worm medicine.  Buy a bottle at once and seo if it  does not please you.  Cheerfulness is a sign of sanity.  Tt is the porson who haB no laughter, no fun in his n-uuro, the person  who becomes morose and melancholy  who is in danger, ot losing his balance.���������"Success Magazine.  ���������- - \ \  KIDNEY;  j.    I   I LL ���������*���������#    ���������_���������"*_<  I  &<2lmU:  DR.LE0NHARDTS  $itV  '<-r> HO I  It la alto a specific for  LA GRIPPE  Court* PHI taken In cerjunetlon with  ANTI-PILL���������"The Great 8yst������m Tr*������t-  mant"���������ia a positive preventative ef and  cure for La Qrlppe.  8old by AM Druggists or  Tha WILSON-FYLE  CO.,  Limited  NIAO.ARA FALL8. ONT.  Pen-Angle  701  Tradt HarK,  In a variety oi style*,  fabric* and prices, foi  women, men snd  children. Fotm-fitted.  Dealers are authorized  to replace instantly and  at our cost any Pen-  Angle garment faulty  in material or making.  Pen-Angle Underwear is form-knit  bo it can't help  fitting your figure,  ���������it's made of  long-fibred wool  , so it won't shrink  ���������and it's guaranteed besides. Tba  whole idea ia to,  make it so good  you can't afford  not to buy by tha  trademark (in-  red), so.  Underwear  During the recent Congressional  campaign iii Ohio a political spellbinder thought he had hit upon a  very catchy illustration of a point he  wished to make, and one evening  held up' before his audience a cocoa-  nut in its original husk.   ,  "This, my friends, represents the  political strata of America," he said.  "This outer husk, which I now strip  off, is not without value,-of course,  but not.what you are after. That  represents the good-intentioned but  ill-advised minor parties. This next  ���������this hard, worthless shell, hollow-  that represents our opponents. ��������� We  must break it up, friends, and come  to the meat of the nation. This represents our party !"  With a blow . of a hammer he  smashed the shell.  "You'll right, old man; it's rotten !" a man nearby shouted as the  rancid kernel fell from the dismayed  spellbinder's hands. i  CHILDHOOD AILMENTS.  As a remedy for all the ills of  childhood arising from derangements  Own Tablets have no equal. You do  not have to coax or threaten your  little ones to take them��������� children  like hem. The case with which they  can be given as compared with 'liquid medicines will appeal to every,  -mother-���������None-is-spilred-or���������wasted���������-  you know just how b'g a dose has  reached the little stomach. And  above all moHio's have an .absolute  guarantee that the' Tablets contain  no opiate or poisonous soothing  stuff. They' always do good, they  cannot possibly do harm. Mrs. Edward Donovan, St; Agatha, Que.,  saya "I am delighted with Baby's  Own Tablets. I know of no medicine  that can equal them in curing the  ills of young children." You can get  In a Tablets from any druggist or by  mail at 25 cents a box-by writing  The Dr. Williams Medicine "Co.,  Bi'ocl-ville, Ont.  The French government has decided to use Eiffel tower, 900 feet  high, in the army's wireless telegraph system as the Parisian station.  1 A m?*n wanted hi? barn whitewashed and he sent for a colored man,  and the following conversation took  ' pV'-e:  "Uncle   Rastus,   what   will    you  charge to whitewash mv barn ?" *  "Two dollars and a half a day,"  j.srH Rastus.  ' "I mean what will you do the job  for?".  "Well. I'll just tell you how it am.  You see, when you has figgeredout  ( de cost of de whitewash and de pails  a-*-' de 'wear <uv\ tear' on de brufhes.  sah, yo'll find dere is no money in it  by de job."  i       -  ��������������������������� :   Known to Thousands.���������Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills regulate the action  of the secretions; purify the blood  and keep the stomach and bowels  free from deleterious matter. Taken  I according to direction they will overcome dyspepsia, eradicate biliousness, and'leave the digestive organs  healthy and strong to perform their  functions. Their merits are, well  known to thousands who know by  experience how beneficial they are in  giving tone to the system.   \  Dear Mother  Your tittle ones are a constant sare ia  Fall and Winter weather. They will  catch cold.   Do you know about Shiloh's  " Consumption Cure, the Lung Tonic, and  what it ha* done for so many) histoid'  lo be the onl������ reliable remedy for all  diseases of the an*' passages in -juldrea.  It is absolutely harmless and pleasant to  take. UUguaxaritoaitoeweotyoutmoney  . is, returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,  and all dealers ia meclieine sell 314  SHIkOH  This remady should be in every household.  A physician sued a patient lately  to recover $400 for a surgical operation. The court reduced the bill to  $100.  Visited on Next Generation.  An old bachelor bought a pair of  socks and found attached to one a  paper with these words: "I am a  young lady of 20, and would like to  correspond with a bachelor with a  view to matrimony." The name and  address were given. The bachelor  wrote, and Jn a few days got tfis  reply: "Mamma was married twenty  years ago. Evidently the -merchant  of whom you bought those socks did  not advertise or he would have sold  them long ago. My mother handed  me your letter, 'and said possibly I  mighisuit.   I am eighteen."  Bed-ridden ll Yeari,-"lt anybody wanta  a written guarantee from me personally  as to -roy wonderful cures from rheunta  tism by South American Rheumatic Oure  I will he the gladdest woman in the  world to give it," says Mrs. John Bean*  mont, of Blora. "I had despaired of recovery up to tha time, of taking tbttj  wonderful'remedy. It cured completel**."  -68  An Ancient Powsr,  "I see they are using alcohol as a  motive power now,"  "Huh, that's nothing new, I've  known the mere prospeot of a drink  to draw a man ten blocks,"���������Philadelphia Ledger,  There is no medicine on the market that ean comparo with Bickle's  Anti-Consumptive Syrup in expelling  from the system tha irritating germs  that colds engender in tho air passaged. It ii'suicide to neglect your  cold. Try the cheap experiment of  ridding yourself of it by using BioWe'a  Syrup, which is a simple remedy,  easily taken, and once used it will  always be prized as a soverign medicine.  ���������      1 ���������   ���������������������������  A fiasliily-dwesud .������**4'-o .������*c������i ���������<>  Major*- McDowell' office in tho House  -it Washington* and asked for a job.  "Where do you coma irom V the  Major asked.  "J'w from the flra! state in th***  Union, boss, dat's where I'ao from,"  the negro said, drawing himself up  raughtily.  "Oh. you'ro Jrom Now York, bto  you f"  "No, sah, I'so not* I'se from Alabama, sah."  "But Alabama is not tha first state  in the Union."  "Alphabetically ipeakin' it ia, boss  -alphabetically spoakin' it is."-  New York World.  W.   N,   U.   Nt.  Are You  Up to the Hark?  Ii not feeling as well as you  should, do not make the, mistake of letting your health take,  care of itself.   Resort to  Beechams  Pills  Sold Everywhere.     In boxes 2JJ cents.  "Mr. Bryce will find Canada ia  not deficient in that national senti-  ment of which he is in certain circumstances so ardent an admirer,"  says the  Pall Mall Gazette. -' ,  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.  1 Professor de Martens has bsen sent  from St. Petersburg to visit the capitals of other European nations and  to see, United States Ambassador  Tower in relation to a date for a  peace conference at The Hague;  The Brazilian government officials  have decided to ��������� send a detachment  ot 150 federal troops to capture Sil-  vino, the chief of the. bandits.  Herr von Koscielski, of the Prussian diet, and Herr von Chrysanow-  ski, a deputy in the reichstag���������were  put on trial for holding' a' secret  political meeting.  are t*se tonueii *-^Umli>*-i  ot mmaj dangarous Oliiiiri -  Tha old, folks know that  t-r*aen*Or.A.^i>Biia������a esteeliaead m W0  JOHHSAg  mlMieaaLl.  NIMENT  For Internal nnd External ase  Tm gave manktad a sur������h������m**hold taraity'  tor colds, oo-dfbs. croup, grip, bronchitis,  cut*, buna, wounds *na sore or lama  anoselas.  its aad M eta,  At dr*-������iata.  11 *mt* 4 CO. fctrtra, ���������**  ������\g} ������������������aad al steauek  WVAnC ard bowel disorders.  .JIvVlJ Make* puay babies  _     _*        plumnandiosy.  JPro*  i* IV I'I A  oy 9i years' sueeesi  use,  forfe-  Nnrses' tad Mothers' Treasure  ���������25c���������6 bettlt* 11.23.  ladoaal Draa St CWcal Co., U-aitad  Moetraal ^^  ������������������������������������aWHfl  ���������^  ���������^Greatest of Tonics  PSYOM  I > fkoUBLBS ^  TWEIiTY>nVE TIAiy SUCCESSFUL lECOtD  M65EY can boy sdrertMitf spaoa, but it can't ��������� bay a  qtaaitar eenterv's succ-eaafnl raxed ot- wonderful and  ' almost minealoas cures of the meet difficult sssd  intricate cases of throat, long and stotxtach troubles. Soeh ia  Psychlne's record. Thouaands of esses given up by leading  doctors as hopeless and ineorable bave been, qoickly and permanently enried by Psyehine. It is an infallible remedy for  eooghs, colds, bronchitis, pneumonia, ooosampiion, iodigestsos);  loss of appetite and all wanting dJaeaaM.  -'.." My boo had a terrible eoatb and  vu wasted to a nhadow, oocton  t-aldbeeouklnotliTe. HeiaedPt-'*  ahina,Uo**redbim.''--alrs. J. Banff*  , er, BroekTUle.  ���������'A/*#r taktof ���������>.*��������� worth otrsy-  efaiiM mjr Iudis era well and Ufa la  aK������in worth ltri**������.M-Mn. L II  ards, Marriotu Cm, N.x.  " (if-/ liinn are now sound aa at  after *jaii������fPiiy<*hliie,"~.H. JiobU  B-Wgetmrg, Qnl.  ������������������Hsyehlnewved mrlUe."���������A.WaV*  den, 7 Cornwall St., Toronto.  Psyehine Never Falls     Psyehine hat no 5abattt������tf  * AT ALL DBADERS, SOe aad fl.00 A BOTTUI    *  OR.T.A. SLOCUM, Limited. 17* King St WMTeraito  HW  .-V  OSHAWA^^  AT$i������������squiw(10ftbyl0ft.),  tad with s\ goaniitM of twentr-  * ftte jmn sWrfiet baekot the  ���������ftlt,  "Oihawft" Otinnited  SMShbgici xnake the ehoftpest good  mot lot tar pMUs&iot baildiiif oa  your <mbl. la-sty hsit ���������hundrtd yejn.  fJB^pj^ug,     ^aa*a*Btlo,ajS7ai    'jaja-e   aeMPsTaaVAannaVJfSBi'      ���������aWlVtalaM^fBBal    ���������anWtll  *������������w      ^IJySSdtoduit  itrnmeeenw    -aw������**-ss' ajp *ea^*"s^"s^"e^"ssa    *awe--������ *a-v*-aH-sr*ar  ''������*^w^������'?SWiie  ���������thowt t stai of won.  SUto will ooit yoa  'Hit won to boy Bad  twiet as much to  pot on,-and ii  wx������'thsa^it]OT6-w.  ''Oabftwa ������ St*jtl SUndoi mako boiloV  ti-tg-a \jg\ji uliiaj jansuf. &^d aro giy.rsT.t/'-cd  weUer^pnwT. wind*-  prooft a^pfdoL an  poatbfli1 uiDQif far ft  flDasyvay ** oaaiurys ******  withofit pitititrnf.  ICado of atni-liai'd"  ��������� Ofthawa w Qftjfj^aed Sted Shln|lef  are ODAHAirrDtD ia.every way lor  2BTeara. Ought to Iran a Otttnry  warranted), with hoary tndnuriitaf.  Anybody who.candriro nafla ttraigtt ean  wS w building with ''O-^^Stee.  Shing.o%--ft h^niintr and a pair of tin-  i^fi*unoaratoo������a-plmtty.  Tell oa tho farfaoe inoaaoro of any  roof, and we will toil yoa exactly what  it wfll coat to oorer it witti tho cheapett  roof yoa can r^y afford to oat. fad  WghvnatMroU  theprofttable, eopunoa-*  aonao way to roof any  bonding on any farm.  Tho booklet is worth  loading, IttaUawbyan mm   m  0 Oahawa M^iigiod roof ia cbeapeatfor  700.  Ittclls, tw# why ,,Crihawa,,^Wii������  ���������iw! ffttn la wtfo  from hfhtning, and  riveesomemirpris-  ing fw^ about the  dea*trurti<m^ Ufhtntef  aaaaijs Ctsxeialm  Batter lead the  mmm -tn ���������awsu-fw-u y#jJ< BaUar t*aad taa  OSOd-boary abeet atoal (28-guag������-       beeh-vbere shall (*��������� etud yoet eopyT  /������ Tefiiai rBaRx&T People. <j\  Of   Oshawa  OTTAWA {f**3VZBewerrr&**ry'  "~ T,*1B?  ~W^yW.ji.nii 1.1 rtlj.������n <iyi  l*''*t*/*^***>*******-*lll|.'l>''111 '���������i|'i".,..^"if'  -"-PWtfrS?*  isa������������ii������ijaai������sMKB^������-������s!Sft6-.,*am^WJ������J������s^������a-;  /.':  \  -*g>..V**'.'.*IVu.w-  ���������m:e answiy eiiMBSHijym, b^o?jsh e(w,fWBf&  put on and take off your rubbers,  perform little services at home. If  you are wise you will Bend '.him on  errands to your friends, give htm  notes and messages to carry, and  aud oiherwi8.e make him at ease  when obliged to address, some one  hu knows slightly.--Ay Oman's  Home Companion.  NOTICE  To rent on suoh terms as may be  agreed on, J.60 acres on Jjake trail,  good houseand barn anda^so 2 aorea  of orchard.  apply  Wm. Duncan,  Sand wick  5tlm  Iwx  CAMPBELL'S  Oreara, Curraat  and  Cottage Loaves,  ( 110cea.|  1i"U J/.r-> (S������gar& Ginger Cook-<|  lOcilozi iPs������ev8'y  MEAT PIES  Bvery Saturday  3 for'26c  FOR SALE -Fine young pigs now  ready, at popular prices, also some  fine bowb and botir.  H   S, PORTEOUS  Courtenay, P. 0.  A. WARNING.  NCTJ3  James Creelman, in an article in  April's '^earHon's'*, on the Epaper*  pr Of -Japan, spunds a pote of warning regarding the wajrlike and  acquisitive prppenslties of t^at monr  larch.' W reminds ub that the war  $a������ltb Cb,ina, was provoked by Japan  \nd later, the more important one  With $UBB|������    The   Chippy war  Was provoked, says Mr  Qreelmap,  by sinking ap-' unarmed merchan t  .hip partying HODCM*-6**0 apldUro.  to Oorea |n a tjmp Pf WM* -   With  tbeipO,P0O,PD() tftolp received as  indemnity (or that war, preparatr  jonswere mo**-10 fnr a conflict with  JtqsBia, which we prepipitateij by  treaohero\js night Attack upon  Russian ships at Port Anhpr beforp  any declaration,of war.   Mr Creel-  map further brings to notioe the  faot that wbUe at th0 opening of  that war, M^stsuhito's solemn, rle-  plaratlon was that b,*" sole objeqt  wns to secure Ihe independence of  Oorea, and tlWopen door" in China  at the dosing of the war br prompt*  ly-'annexi'dOo'rftft.and  in rapidly  making Mancii'iria a Japanese pro-  ���������vlt-.ee.   He says that while the  world hue attributed these wars to  the military tamper 6f the, poople,  expressed through various political  leaders, it hoi forgotten the Kmper-  pr,"who sits in hi? guarded palace  atToUo���������dreaming put his echemo  ot conquest   and sharpening tbe  ���������wUll2 with wll.vh 1*0   l.tsei   ������������l.*j,������u>  won the hegemony of Asia", and  again��������� "It is not so long since the  American people felt the vague  thrill of contact with a new and  terrible po war, when that swartb  Imperial countenance frowned and  there canoe from his Island nation  thai so recently fawned and whispered undying friendship, a sudden  foieo of threatening, a t-oic* harsh  enough tosiir Ihe Pr*^rWen< of the  United States to an attitude of ap-  plpgefcio conciliation''. "Meanwhile Japan is within easy striking  distance of the ..Phillipines. She  has a stapdihg atmy niore than  five time*? as great"as the American  a*my,and although she owns thef  fifth'niiyy of the world/she is now  buildipg a more powerful battle-'  ship than the mighty Dreadnought  and is adding to her war strength  with an energy and enthusiasm  .that_keepB-pace,with,her���������sleepless  spying upon. American harbors and  fortifications'*. Mr Creelman concludes his beautifully written and  interesting article with the following-��������� f'Jt is well to avoid race discriminations ] and international  prejudices, but the crowned hero of  Tokio cannot be safely left un**  watched"  This may be pessimistieal in  greater degree than the outlook  justifies, but the opinion of a war  correspondent of Mr CreelmanV  experience and undoubted ability  is one that capnot he lightly overlooked. Stranger things than the  worlds Japanese mastery have hap  pened since history recorded the  World's doings, and history they  say, repeats itself.  .,  .i   ,       o "���������  Your Boy and Good Manners  TO LET���������Hawksha\v"3 mileri from  Sand wick, 160 acres, 30 cleared, 19  head of stock. For terms and particulars apply to,  *-.      -H. 3, PORTEOUS  Courtenay P. 0.  &i20m  NOTICE  ' N0TICET3 HEREBY GIVEN  that I intend to apply, at'���������me next  Bitting of>he Licence Board, City  of Cumberland, for a wholesale  licence for beer and liquors for my  premises on Dunsmuir* Avenue.  >F, Soavabdo  . 3t 27m  TO LEASE orSALE���������87  acres  of land partly, cleared���������with   good  house and barn.   ������������������   v  -Apply thid office.  5tl0a  FOFJ  SALE  A%b'4vMelotUf^parator in-perfect order. Cqs't'wheu new II6O.00  Will sell cheap for cash, or will  exchange for horse tar cattle,  ! ������������������' F, Smith.  4t 10a Hornby Island ���������  '���������'   '    "   0" .  AbvHRTlSE IN THE NiHWS  W GOBS A TjC-NO WAt  Mothers make a mistake if they do  not insist on good manners in the  family. There is no reason why a"  boy should be boorish when hie  sister if polite, that a boysbould be  grumpy and awkward, ill at ease  belore strangers and unacquainttd  With table etiquette when his sister  possesses the savior-faire of good  breeding. We aro talking about  the growing boy. While he is Mill  udder your daily caro, tea oh him  to take off hib hat when he meets  you on the street, to rise when you  enter the room, to p'aco a footstool for his grandmother, and to  carry any bundle or parcel not to  heavy for small uaud������. A little fel  low who is permitted to wear his hat  in the houso when only his mother  and lifter are present cannot be  tjfpeowM to take u oil oevause visit*  or* have arrived.  "Freddie, why do you stand there  with /our hat on," asks the mother  ���������w-vwrlv, wbf������n Ftpi-MI*-* *hi*!J   trini-  * *  grease* propriety, and the minister's  wife or the lady from Baltimore or  the aunt from Philadelphia tain the  room. If Freddie had been taught  always to stand bareheaded in the  | house, if it were his custom to pnl!  off his hat whenever ha met a lady  or an older person of bis own sex  out of doors, the aot wolud be auto*  math*. Let your boy wait on yuu.  Do not rush wildly to wait on  him.   Let him button your shoes  Is Your Patriotism Dead?  A   RITIS-H   WATCH  Movement made in England  Case made in Canada.  At the same price as American  Watobes.  **��������� ''"v*-,  P. STODDART, the Jeweler,  THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  A  Capital and Reserve, $8,000,000. Total Aesetr, f4$>000,000  SAVINGS   DEPARTMENT  Interest allowed and no delay io  $1.00 will open an account,  withdrawals.  I 10 to 3  OFFICE HOURS j Saturdays, 10 to 12  { Pay Nights, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  A.B.NETHERBY, Manager.  ^99099999999999999999 X  tea^nvjifiKaiiwwfixauMiMaiii,  OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH  WHY?  SEEDS, TREES, PLANTS,  fojTthe  FARM, GARDEN, LAWN  or CONSERVATORY  ,      ������������������.���������Mil   I   '���������     Ull"  ���������llMMK    in*-*���������  NO seedless plums, NO pitless  apples, NO oobleai corn���������just old  reliable varieties at reasonable  prioes  Fertilistrs Bee Supplies  Spray Pumps  Spraying Materials        Out Flowers  Etc.,'/ "Bto,  Oldest established nprsery on the  Mainland of B. 0.       Catalog Free  give you gobdsaf the lowest price  HOW?  ECAUSE  BY BUYING in large quantities and shipping direct  from Vancouver by Tug they buy at the lowest price.  Their expenses are small and they aim to give their  cue-  turners the benefit.  B  C. H.TARBELL  *������WM������>nM>*>>*>-^MHn*i  HIGH GRADE STOVES  ARflitU IftTQHEN UTUNSILS  Sportsmens Goods  and  Genera! Hardware  M.J.HltNRY  Ad,  GrecnhoiiH������cii nnd P. O*  dreea-3010 Wsstminster Road.  BRANOH NUlt^BRlBS**r8osth Vaooouvor  ���������ff.S.���������if your local ..merchants do not  handle my seeds, tend direct. We prepay 50 packets assorted varieties of  GaRUEN SEEDS in ordinary Jc papers  (tested stock) to your nearest post office  for $1���������20 packets for 50c,, trial collection  Dull Evening?.  Are Banished  WHEN YOU OWN A  Columbia  Graphophone  Iv Win Phonos  THE BEST MUajD  THE FtmmESTSQN-Oe  THE MOWLLAU^mBLE  Until further notioe wo quote  by the quarter as follows  Fqbe Quartih    -   ���������   ���������   Dots  HindQoartib ���������   -  ���������   lOcU  J. McPHEE & SONS  DUs-rfUpt* AfaV CuililELAHl).  POLLEGIATE   SCH0O|_  ^        POR BOYS  The Laurels,        Belcher Street  Victoria B. C.  Patron and Visitor,  THE LORD  BI9I10P OF COLUMBIA.  fle&d Msatsr  J.W.LAINO, ESQ., M. A���������  OXFORD.  Assisted by throe Orsdoaies of the Reoog>  nlsed Uoivsriltios of Great Brltsln sod Osu*  ads, ���������      Mooersrs tsroni for bowdsrs.  Property oonslsts of Ave aores wUb spsiri-  ous sohool buildinns, wtsnilvs reoreatiti*  Sounds, Rymoajiwn.    Oadst ootps orgaon  sd.  APPT,Y TO HEAD MASTER.  MSJSJBBBJSJSJMSJM^  LAND RBQISTRY AOT.  In the matter of an application foi*  a uupiioHte 0������iiiiicttitt)u������' T.Uu iw  Lot 128, Oomox District.  I heraby give notice that it is my  intnntion, at thn expiration of one  month from tho firat publication  hor������*of, +0 i*"Ptie n Duplicate of the I  Certificate of Title to said land,  issued to Jaiuea Morley Curtis on  the 12th day of March, 1891, and  numbered 11440a.  S. Y. WOOTON,  Registrar General.  Land RegUliy Office Victoria, B.C.  this 8tb day of Feby,, ^907.  niflHi' at tot/e ovro m-mmod-s, ������  AMoDBnATOOos*.   yfmsn'nm  Cmmoqvk OR 0A1X Aff  FLETCHER BROS.  ���������VICTORIA, NANAMO  VANOOUVER.  Sole Aflrent For B.C.  1  Comox Aataaament Dlatricft.  NOTICE IS  HEREBY GIVEN in  actordanee with the Sutures, thst  Prrtvindnl 'Revetiu*- Tut nnrl a!! attested  Taxes and Income Tsx, assessed and  levied, undei the Aiseiiment Act, are  now due nnd payable for the year 1907,  All taxes collectible for the Comox  Assessment District are due and psy-  Able at my office, situate at Cumberland,  This notice, in terms of Law, is equivalent tn a jwrtonil demind by me upon  all persons liable for taxes.  JOHN BAIRD,  Dee-sty Asssssor sad CtoUseVw.  ComoxAssesiment District  Cumberland PostsdAre.  Oomtwrliad B 0., Jen, 14, 1107.

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