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 *'*-i<ji *^ x\ ���������'<j\ \^'ti*y*  ,-1" *  ' >vO������,������  ,1   *W"  .*���������'.���������  *  ^  '��������� APR 1'51907.   ,   *4Sr  w  \J''CTORlA,jb  ���������S  FOURTEENTH  YEAR.  ��������� ���������* '"-'ft'-1*.. .' :  CUMBERLAND,   B.. (gft,/-WEDNESDAY      APRIL,    to      1907  -. p^v-i  AT THE BIQ STORE  ���������V-  00? ~ SPRING ~S907  SPECIAL ATTENTION 18 DIRECTED  Ti$j[f: WEEK TO OUR VERY AT-  ^ftldTIVi RANGE OF   Ladies. Misses and Children's  Ready-to-Wear Goods.  mmtmmmimmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm  Consisting of Ladiee, Silk. Musliu, and Print Blouses  Wrappers and Kimonaa, Skirts, Night Dresses, Drawers'  Chemise andCorset covers. Misses nnd Childrens White  a������0V6oloured Dresses; Pinafores. Overalls, Creepers Skirts,  fcfekers end Night Dressee.  .&���������  rial Value* In ��������� ladies and  Muslin Aprons.  Misses  Jjawn and  if*.-  Simon Leiser & Co  ������im:ite3Id  odijNbiL Meeting  The regular meeting of the City  Couno^r#iCl.heid on Monday even-  inf.' ;Ma>or Wilfcd, City Clerk,  1 MoKinnOO and Aldermen being pre-  The Wlhutof of 11^ meeting were  read, adopted tip signed.  Bills' atrVd acqourita ��������� Cranston  Novelty 6<yJ(U' ftejght, 85c; R.  Hornal,4f^iW* Riley, $1375.���������  Total,:fi^^<'..{' ���������   '  Moved by Aid. McLeod, seconded  by Aid. Dafcielsi'that the same be  referred to finance Committee, and  if found correct be ordered paid.  Carried: j* ) _  .  A communicatidri:.rTa8 read from  R. Grantf !&$������., eViting that the  Minister of Eauoa.ti6|i ' recommended a special grint of $500 on account of school expenditure- This  was referred" to Board of School  Trustees; ,���������','.'  Reports.-~ConsUble Wilaon reported collection* for March as follows :��������� Scavenger tax, $131 15 ;  traveller's licence, $U5.oo , Police  Court, $8; hall rent, $7.50; scales,  50c; school scavengings $5.oo���������  Total, $257.15.  Report received and filed;  Aid. Whyte. moved ih>tf Trader  Licence Amendment be read.second,  time, seconded by Aid. M'cLeod.  " Clerk McKinnon   read imend-  ~me7iT5r  f^jr  SQ&  AGRICULTUBE  HUM* A*h othkr trxw  1' been instructed so malt* inspection  of ail orchards and gardens for the  j purpose of carrying ont the provls-  :' iom of the; Horticultural Board Aot  It (1 asked ibat all assist a noe be  given (0 facilitate inspection", and  that In the Interests of all concern-  ad, the requirements of the Board,  in aooorditnoewiththenotioe served  Deputy HSntater otAgrioulture.  Oftes at Hester* ef HortsoaliiN  Dtpartsaset of Anionltyre,  fists** MO ������ VeWy 1M7  ;      Tii   ii   iVphr ,     '   '     m.  NOTIOfrlB HEREBY GIVEN  that littUhHto apply at the next  ilUiOAf of the Board of Liosnoe  CoflflsSliiioners for tho Comox Li-  canos) District for a transfer of the  Bom Lloeooa now hold by ma for  the Port Harvey Hotel, at the town  y of Port, Harvey, situate on Of of ton  * Wibd, If the Proflnoe of British  Colombia, to Edward Schwahn of  iheoily of Vancouver, B.p,  Datjd this 9th day of February,  lOOtfL  OTO.B. SLATER.  NOTICE IB HEREBY GIVEN  that I intend to apply at tbe oast  titling! of tho Board of Licence  OotWkMot*" ior tbe Comox LL  oMoaDiititot, for a transfer of the  Wti;UWM P������* ,b������W..bx we for  the Baby Hotel, at tbe town of Port  Kuan In tbo Provlnec of British  Colombia, le Edgar McKeosie of  too aaW town of Port Kasan,  Dated tbif 31st day of February,  '     OHAS. MACDOUQALL  Par his Attorney in fact  Gk>.E,8utkb.  Nwwt  If ������0M A MM Wi������  IN THE MATTER of ^hapter. 92 of ���������  tbe Revised Statutes 6( Canada, aad  Ameiidiog Aota.  AND IN THE MATTEL of tkel������-,  ���������' v s -xMiMaver ialand.  1ufTlAK������ NOTICE that tho International  A Umber Oompanjr haa on this day in  paraaanee of Seotloa 5 of the Aot respecting certain works ooustruoted inorovisr  navigable waters, filed a plan and dosorip*  tion of the proposed site with the Minister  of Publlo Works at Ottawa, and a description thereof in the offloe of the Registrar of  Titles for, the Distrlot in which suon work  is proposed to be oonstruoted.  AND TAKE NOTICE that on Friday  the 17th day of May, 1907 applioatien will,  i.bamade to the Governor General (a Oonnott  ior approval thereof,  Dated tbU 10th day of April, 1907.  BODWEIL * LAWSON,  Bolloliors for the International Ttstbsr  Company,  61 16majr  VJOTICE18 HEREBY GIVEN that, 80  ^ days after date, we intend to apply  to the Hon, Chief OommUsioner of Lands  and Works for a speoial lloenee to out and  osrry away timbor from the following de>  soribsd land, eltttated on Thurston Bay,  Valdei Island, and particularly desorlbed as  ���������Commenolng alS.W, oorner of Timber  Limit lllMj thenbe west following the  shore line 40 ohains to the 8.E, oorner ef  Tlasbsr Limit IIU8| thsnoe north 40 ohilos  to tho shore on Thornton Bay) thenoe fast*  erly along shore to N.W, oorner of Timber  Limit 11501 thenoe sooth 80 obains to plaoe  of eommenosment.  RED FIR LUMBER OOY., LTD,  Pa������ J,   M, LAUGH  Victoria, B.C., Mareh 21th, 1907.  8t 8roy         ^   It was with tuuob regret that  tho sad news of postmaster Cowan's  death was received here. Mrs  Cowan and dnughter wtre guests  of Mr and Mrs .T Thomson in flnm-  berland last summer. f||y have  the sinoere sympathy of t&fr many  friends, #  The friends of Mr and n|ro Jas.  Riohards will regret to hear that  their family Is again urUler quarantine with searlot fever The term  of confinement for the oldest little  boy would bave expired next week.  On Thursday last the two little  girli were unfortunately stricken  with tbe disease.  !  Moved by Aid. MoLftod, eeoqnded  by Aid. Tarbeir, that'uqiendmentB  pasB second reading.   Carried.;t   \,  Aid>l Ba^ m^vedh oji "TberhaK M--  %ii\^^';f^^p^tWkk tnat :',thev  Ikledicnl Board .be Asked to supply;  water at theoemetery-.and.alsoi^offi&lik&Bk'p.  poKSible, .have,  ^ef;'r"u;.  Council adjourned.  a, f������w shade' tree*  WIREJMEWS  New York, 8���������The Thaw trial is  still dragging through the courts  Mr Delmas begins his aumming up  to the jury this afternoon. It is  believed the case will go to the Jury  this afternoon.  Lordon 8���������Reported that largest  battleship in waters is to be built  in England for Japan. It will have  a displacement of 21,000 tons.  Nanaimo, 8���������Steamer Joan will  be on the Comox route the balance  of week after which she will be replaced by the '! City."  Victoria, 8���������A conflict ia in sigit  between the Dominion and Provincial authorities over fisheries question, Provincial Government having  determined to claim control of fisheries on this coast.  Russili 8th���������Ten workmen were  shot aurj killed by strikers to-day  because they attempted to resume  work. There was a battle with  police. Sourvy is making great  atrides in the famine districts.  Vancouver, 8th���������Chief of Police  Cuisholm resigned today,*and will  be succeeded by Mr Chamberlain  from Ottawa.  ; Frank, Alta, 8���������An explosion of  gas occurred in No. 4 Colliery International Coal and Coke Com-  ing the death of 3 men. 8, others  were taken out unconsciqug but recovered. The de>d are Cha^i. llut-:  tan, 4ija*4w,^^  ^r^jGrejwi|^:|r.;''Men.wew not  l^by explosion but succuna bed  - StOVeS-  Tinware,   Enamelware,  Knives, Forks, &c,  The Magnet Cash Store  Leads Them All.  NEWS NOTE   OF THE  ':.' ;.; city  ' Supt. Little paid the town a  business visit last week, ^turning  to Victoria on Friday last.  Constable Thomson and daughter were ont going passengers on  Friday morning to Nanaimo.  Ed. Swain left for Nanaimo last  week to attend proceedings in Mc-  Ivor case.    ' ,J". ;  Mrs A. B. Andersbn returned to  her home at Victoria, having spent  iMttr with her parents Rev G and  Mrs Christmas. .    >  i  i * ''  A lady liviriK in Victoria wants  a young girl 10 to 13. to bring up  For particulars apply this office.  Mrs Wiliard and two children  were passengers Vo Victoria on Friday morning, where they will spend  a month with Mayor Willard'spar-  outs at Viotoria West.  >��������� ���������,. ,i  Rev Mr Wilkinson1 of Minion,  accompanied; by his little son,spent  the earlier part of last week in Cum  berland visiting his K>n Mr W.  Wllkinnon, White lieiv, they were  guests oi Mr and Mr* i hoc, ttickie*  Wt-  Master W Clintsn returned to  ������Tiie Lnurelii" Victoria, having  ���������pent the Jfiaster vacntion with his  fatljary.U. Consul Clinton.  Mrs John Wlluims of Vanooo-  ver ii visiting her daughter MrsD.  Kilpatriok.  Mr P Phillips Harrison and  bride returned from th< ir wedding  tour on Tuesday evening last. Mrs  Haniton will be at home to bar  friends at the residence of her  mother Mm J Wter.  Ladytmith, 8-On Saturday the  Ladysmith football team defeated  the Shamrocks of Vanoouver by 8  to nil, thus Winning the championship of B.C.  . Vancouver, 8th���������The heaviest  storm.of the year swept around  Texada Island, An empty two  room cabin at Van Anda was completely carried over by the storm.  Newcastle, England, 8th���������International Association football played here Saturday between Scotland  and England resulted in a draw.  Nanaimo, 8th���������Schooner North  captured from Amerioans some  months ago by Kestrel is to be turned into fisheries steamer for use of  local fishing Inspector and will be  operated by Dominion Government.  Nanaimo, 9th���������Nanaimo will  celebrate the 24th May Excursion will no run from Cumberland  and Comox.  ������������������" o������������������ ���������   Mr W B Anderson has boon pay*  log Nanaimo and Viotoria ��������� boil*  ness visit.  Mm Grant acoompanled by her  brother James arrived home last  week, the latter loft Friday for  Vanoouver.  A ton wai born to Mr and Mrs  Hugh Morrison at Courtenay last  A daughter wa������ bora to Mr acd  MrsP. McNlven,at tho Hospital,  on Thursday last,  Mr M. Megnnne, an old and respected resident of this town, left  this morning for Vanoouver, where  he will engage In buslneas. Mr*  Magnoneand family will follow  within a few weoke.  Mm C Whyte who has been an  Invalid at 8t Joseph's hospital,  Viotoria, for the last six weeks,  was a paseeoger home on Tuesday  last. Hor friends will be pleased to  hair that she li rapidly regaining  bar strength,  TE  Messrs R & M "jMarinelli went  below Friday to attend .the marriage'  of their brother Mr V Marineili, to  Miss G. Mazzolineof Lady-mith.  The happy equjke will visits the'  Sound cities before returning to  "Cumberland ttrresider���������^���������:-���������*"  Swallows, bave generally arrived  'here on or, aboutSt Patrick's ^a^.  This,year,it was the 27th before  they made they made their���������ap'pear-  .anfee,and from thefeej"'6f',Jfee,'aiv  it seems as.though'.they, would huve  to go south again  "British Columbia" a booklet issued by the C PRCti, jiives much  information in a condensed form of  our province First, giving short  descriptions of every district, both  on mainland and Island, climate  and resources, it touohes on mining  lumbering, fishing, farming irult  growing, giveB a synopsis of land  laws, and every thing elpegenojally  enquired into by intending settlers  An extremely useful compendium,  whioh may be hud from Mr W. T.  Bobson, advertising agent, CP R  Montreal; upon receipt of 2 cent  stomp;and mentioning this paper.  MIMKafea  Mr S Shore tho proprietor of the  Waver ley Hotel has disposed of his  interest in that popular hostelry,  and with his family leaves on Friday morning for Viotoria. The  hotel will be in future managed by  Mr and Mrs Cne, formerly in ohitrgo  of tho Union hotel, Mr and Mrs  Shore and family so long and favorably known in this community,  leave hosts of friends, who, whllo  regretting their departure, feel sure  that Oumberlandi loss will be Victoria's gain.  The children's Guild of Grace  Methodist Church held a mont successful sale of work in-the City Hal)  it Tut*u*>> 2ud.    Tliviv W������# ������2*4������#  attendance of willing purchasers  for the useful and pretty articles  offered for ia)e, and before eight  o'clock almost every article had  been disposed of. The stalls were  in charge of the misses Mounce,  Parks, Bioklos, McLean, Haywood,  Collins, Furhow, Nelllst and Black-  bourne. While M:pMsv>^y.ii'������!,  Thed*������ and Turner, preKided over  general arrangcmoui.". Uefrwih  ments and loo cream woiedi^>M'vf<d  by other metnliers <A the Guild, A  handsome sum, lllG.oo, was netted  from the������������l������ to isbduvousd UiChuiuU  purposes.  '���������'���������#  ,    <f.;^  , ..*���������'���������'  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND/BRITISH   COLIMBIA.  HAVE YOUR CHILDREN  ANY SORES, RINGWORM OR ULCERS?  ZAM-BUK   WILL   SURELY   CURE  Hero are a few instances of Zam-  Buk's healing power:  Three children in one family in  Burk's Falls have been cu ed of se i-  ou8 skin diseases by Zam-Buk.  Mrs. Minnie Elliff, of St. John's  West (Welland County), says: "My  baby had a kind of rash on his head  quite a lot of small red spots and  pimples. I applied Zam-Buk and  was1 delighted. with the r suit."  Mrs. Goring, of Longford Mills,  Bays: "Zam-Buk is a wonderful  healer of ringworm. I tried everything that could bs thought cf, but  nothing was able to cure until Zam-  Buk came.   It is a fine remedy."   ,  Mrs. Br!dge3, of South Cote, g.-.sk.,  writes: "I used Zam-Buk on baby's  cheeks when they got chilled, with  -excellent results. ,. It is the best  thing I know for burns, and. shall  always keep Zam-Buk in the house."  Zam-Buk is particularly adapted  to delicate and tender skins. If'is  free from all mineral coloring matter and from animal fat, being purely herbal. It- heals cuts, burns,  bruises, ulcers, chapped places, eczema, ringworm, running sores, bad  leg, enlarged veins, piles, scaling  sores, etc. As an. embrocation it  cures rheumatism, sciatica, neuralgia, and rubbed well on to the cheat  in cases of cold eases the tightness  and aching.  All druggists and stores sell at  50c a box, or post free from the  Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for price.  6  boxes sent for $2.50.  According to advices received from  Caracas, Governor Mata surprised a  'secret political meeting. Governor  Mata and several others were killed.  Dr.   Agnew's Catarrhal  Powder.'��������� Rev.  W.  H. Main, pastor of the Baptist Emanuel Church,  Buffalo, gives strong  testimony for and is a firm believer in Dr.  ���������Agnew's Catarrhal Powder.   He has tried  'many  kinds  of  remedies  without  avail.  ���������^After��������� using-Dr���������Agnew.'s-CatarrhaLPpw.i  tder  I  was   benefited at  once,"   are    his  'words.    It    is  a  wonderful   remedy.    50  ������-cents ���������65  At a meeting of representatives of  ; the Lehigh Valley railway trackmen, switchmen and gate tenders,  it was resolved to make a demand  upon the company for an increase of  10 per cent,  A lady wiit?s: "I was enabled to  remove the con s. root and branch,  by the use cf HolLnvay's Corn Cure."  .Others who have tried' it have  the  .eame experience.  Science and Manufacture.  ICn the Zeiss glass works at Jena four-  'teen doctors of science are employed,  v and these include mathematicians as  well as physicists. Tbe great German  aniline color works employ more "set-  enisle" than "technical" chemists. At  ���������one of them, for Instance, fifty-five scientific and thirty-one technical chemists are engaged, nt n second 145 scientific chomlsts and 175 technologists, at  a third 148 scientific chemists for seven ty-flve tecbnlclftts. The research laboratories of these works are lavishly  ���������quipped. One o'f them possesses a library of 14,000 volumes. A second  spends 150,000 francs a year on glassware. These things are no doubt expensive, but these great factories stilt  ���������manage to pay a dividend of from 20  'to 80 per cent. Every newly discovered  ���������ubstance which Is usable Is patented,  and A this way Germany has managed  '<*������ establish a monopoly, The bouse of  -Baeyor possesses a thousand patents at  rtiome and 1,200 la foreign countrtea,-  (tadoa Graphic.  All A roe, net <th* Clock.  "Grandpa says bis stay In the" mountains last summer did blm no good.  Efts room was rlgbt off tbe puma, and  people made love under bis window  until all hours."  "But couldn't be sleep after tho lov-  ������n went to bed?"  "No; as soon an tbe lovers went to  bed the children got up."  fThe Mark  77mt Tells  Pen-Angle trademark (in red) on  garment, tells you  it will fitand won't  shrink,--your  own dealer to  guarantees It,  Underwear thus  trade marked it  softer, warmer,  more flexibly  hotter wearing.  Tfea Wrecker* of Sclllr. V  As far back as the time of Henjry I.  there were royal grants of "me islands  and their wrecks," and frequent was  the phrase In centuries following. With  royal encouragement, why should they  not be wreckers? One Sunday, long  ago, in Scilly, service was in progress  when there came the cry of "Wreck !'<  The men started from their seats. In  a moment there would have been a  stampede, but they cowered back as*  the minister sternly, thundered a warning. He strode to the door, Again his  voice arose. "Let's all start fair!." he  shouted, throwing off impeding cassock  as he ran, while his congregation labored at his heels. Most curious, of all  wrecks was that of a bark, with a cargo of beads, that went ashore 200 years  ago. So generous bas been the ocean  with this treasure that throughout  these two centuries it has intermittently been tossing beads ashore, yet so  frugally that the supply is( not yet exhausted, for in a few minutes* search  I .found that some had been thrown  there since the last search of the, islanders.���������Robert Shackleton in Har  per's. i;'!  'Worms derange the whole system.;  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator  deranges worms and gives rest to the  sufferer. It only" costs 25 cents to  try and  be convinced.  >  Raar Admiral Denlson.  Capt. John Denison. A.. D. C. recently gazetted Rear-Admiral, with seniority of Sept,,.18,.,.:is a, brother of Lieut-  Col. ueorge T. Denlson of Toronto. Hs  was born ir. Toronto in 1853, and educated at Uj'per Canada College. Later  he joined the Biitannla training ship,  and in April, 1887, entered the Royal  Navy as a -jadet. His rise there has  been rapid., He attained midshipman's  rank in 1S69. was made sub-lieutenant  In 1873, lieutenant in 1878 and commander In 1891. Five years later he  won his captain's commission, and was  placed in charge of H M. S. Firebrand  In the China fleet. Thei'b he remained  for four yea: s, and was'subsequently  given command of the Gossamer and  of the Anson. In May. 1893. he' was  selected to. command the royal yacht  Victoria and Albert and 11 1S97 was Appointed captpjn of. the L*conia. a cruiser of the first class. Now. at the ajsre  <>f fifty three, he has succeeded In arte i n i r i gJLhft_.rank of rrtw-iuVvlraL   What Restrained Him.  A stranger In a small town wanted  the advice of a lawyer and as he was  hunting for one one' day he came upon  a sign which, read, "A. Swindle, Attor������  ney at. Law "  He entered the office and after receiving the necessary advice said that  the lawyer was a fine" man, but he  wanted to know why he made his  name sound so ridiculous and why hs  did not put his first name In full.  "I would," replied the lawyer, laughing, "if my firat name were not Adam."  Might Have CMng������<rnrsv>ry.  |    Napoleon III. of France, when    a  prisoner in the fortress at Ham, wrote  and published a paper on the possibility of linking the Pacific and Atlantic  oceans by means, of a   canal.   This  created .so profound   an   impression  that the minister plenipotentiary of  . Guatemala offered him toe presidency  | of the construction of the Nicaragua  i canal. The proposal was followed by  ; the offer of the   presidency   of   the  ('Ecuador republic: The latter offer was  (conditional upon King Louis Philippe's  releasing the captive and upon the  latter'a giving his parole never to return to Europe. Louis Napoleon was  {prepared to give bis parole, and 8lr  * Robert   Peel, then prime'minister of  ���������( Great Britain, was willing to back up  i his application for release upon these  j terms. Lord Aberdeen, however, would  j not hear of It, so the prisoner remained to be president and emperor of his  native land.        '-���������' ���������''���������','       .~  The Biblical Auto.  Some one has found a hint, as soma  one always does when there is a new  Invention or discovery, of the automobile In the Bible. It is the vision of  Nahum, the Elkoshite, concerning the  burden of Nineveh. In the account  given by this seer of the military muster and array of the Medes and 'Babylonians against the doomed City of  Nineveh, the mistress of witchcrafts,'  when "the people In the midst of her  were women," the Elkoshite has this  remarkable verse: "The chariots shall  rage in the streets, they shall Jostle  one against another in the broad ways,  they shall seem like torches, they shall  run like the lightnings." A variant of  the word "jostle," which the original  Hebrew will, it is said, equally well  or better bear, is "pass swiftly, with  out particular purpose, to and fro," a  rendering which brings the cars of  the Hebrew prophet into, perhaps,  still closer connection with the motor  cars of the present day.  A'Sound Stomacli Means A Clear  Head.���������The high preseure of a nerf  vous life-which business men of the  present day are constrained to live  make draughts, upon their vitality  highly detrimental to their health. It  is only by the most careful treatment  that they are able to keep themselves alert and active iu their various  ballings. Many of them know the  value of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  in regulating the stomach and consequently keeping the head clear.  It I������ Woman't> War. *:  Whim a woman undertakes to,decapitate a fowl or anything..with an ax  slip, grasps tlio tool close to the'bead,  raises bor chin; anuliits both eyos  clinches, two rows of teeth und backs  straight down, missing her aim by  about two Inches. That #as sufficient  for ii Hutnvln lady to sever bor left  tin in ill. She was not a fainter and, replacing the thumb, which had boon  chopped at tho first Joint, bound tlio  parts together and has excellent prora-  lue of Its coralline ���������restoration. The  game Is not always lost when "thumbs  aro down."  A MOTHER'S    PRIDE.  A mother's greatest pleasure is in  seeing her ���������, ��������� little ones * bright,  playful and healthy. The well child  is a blessing to the home, but the  sick child is a regular "little tyrant.  A few doses of Baby's Own Tablets  will make the sickly child well, or  an, occasional dose will prevent sickness. There is nothing, to equal  . these tablets as a cure for stomach  p'and���������bowel��������� troubles.������������������They���������make,  teething easy, break up colda, expel-  worms and " cure simple fevers.  Baby's OwnvTablets aie sold under  the guarautee oi a government analyst not to contain one particle of  opiate���������they never do harm���������always good. , Mrs. G. M. Kemp,  Carleton Place, Ont., says: "I have  given Baby's Own Tablets to my  little one since he was a week old,  and have found them a splendid  medicine. At ��������� eleven months he  weighed over twenty-six pounds.  The Tablets are sold by druggists  or by mail at 25 cents a box from  'The Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont. v  The  Caterpillar.   .  , The female of one species of cater  pillar tears off the fur from the extremity of her abdomen to make a soft  bed for her eggs and, to preserve them  from the cold, Yet.she never sees her  young, for after she has accomplished  the tusk of laying the c������gs the caterpillar Invariably dies.  Eyelnfllu'N In Mnrble.  Only one marble statue of tbe human  figure with eyolashos Is known./ It Is  oue of the gems of the Vatican, the  Sleeping Ariadne, and was found in  1503,  tift  X UHSHPIHUHU ���������>  ' Tisds muted 0>* '��������� I  *iw*rr|efHrU*,rsbtfess������4  fjkUfm,   Feist Jhfitod.  Utfc&w art jnmmhim te  f*I*tc* fmtiailf miltliw  mm, syr JPssrAtgh eg;  ���������MM fsakf it ���������stsMI  4������  tsaklta       **  JL#JLiJsTVTT ,  Timely Prm-natlon,  "Maria," tuld Mr. Qulgley, cntorlng  his homo In some excitement, "I want  you to promise mo not to look nt the  papers for the next three months!"  "What for'/" woudorlngly asked Mrs.  Qulgley.  "I have Just been nominated fpr a  public othee," lie faltered., "nnd I don't  want you to 3ml out what kind of man  Ireallvnm." '''  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  niatorr en a Watelt Ffee.  Anneal the hui huio, ui uiu ipw!a*uM  ���������sUuuouict lli/uu^uu ������vjy an article* In  which, while hrgulug In favor of a decimal division of time, ho pointed out1  the origin of the double sot of twelve  hours represented on oiir watch nnd  cioukt taoee, iuw auueui tiM*kmu*U.  of Mesppotamla chose tho number" 12  ns an arithmetical bnao because IMias  four divisors���������vis, 2, 3, 4 and fl, while  10 has only two divltors-vis, 2 nnd 5.  They counted twelve hours in the day  and twelve In the night, mpiwrln? the  day by the progress of the sun and tbe  night by the proKrc.i.i of tho atfiw  across the sky. This system, prevailing over all others, has come down to  ns, and so our water)** bear on their  facet a souvenir of thoae ancient days  when tht ma served for a clock band  half at the time an,* the start tht.othtr  Bickie's Anti-Consumpt'v������. Syrup is  the result of expert chemical experiments, undertaken to discover a  preventative of inflammation of the  lung and consumption, by destroying  the gorms that develop these diseases, and fill the world with niti-  abln." subjects hopelessly stricken.  The use of this Syrup will prevent  the dire consequences of neglected  colds. A trial, which costs only 25  cents, will convince you that this is  correct.,    Opea to th������ WarntnVt  Old Qulvofful-And so you want to  take our daughter from us-you want  to take her from us suddonly, without  a word of wurolng? Young Qoslow���������  Not nt nil, sir, If there Is anything  about bor you want to warn me against  I'm willing to llnten.  BREAKDOWN OF  NERVOUS SYSTEM  Too Frequent Those Days���������Prevented by use  of the Great Restorative  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  The keen competition of life is now  felt in all grades of society, and as  the result prostration, paralysis and  Insanity are becoming more and  more common as the natural outcome  of exhausted nerves.  8 eeplessness, irritability, indigestion, headache and a general lack of  energy and ambition are among the  early indications of nervous troubles,  and with women the result is not infrequently derangements and ir.egu-  larities of the feminine organism.  If a committee of experts on. diseases of the nerves were to prescribe  for you they would give you just such  a formula as that of Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food, for this medicine is composed of the mosjt powerful restoratives known in medical science.  This is no idle boast, as we shall  be pleased to prove to you if you will  have your physician call at these offices and examine the formula.  ,What we consider as_.bette,r proof  of what Dr. Chase's Nerve Food will  do for you. is to be found in the letters of recommendation published  from time to time in Dr. Chase's Almanac and in the newspapers of this  countrv.  Mr. Aib^t 8 nnier, Willow Bunc-h  Sask.. writes: "I received the two'}  boxes of Dr. Chase's Nerve Food  which I ordered from you and have  found it to be an excellent medicine. -  It has proven a. splendid, treatment  for headache and a run down system and I nave . recommended.; if t'o,  many people."  Mr.    Alexander    Honsburger.'lO'^"  Moore street, St. Catharines,.%Ont.,i  writes:' "For some years I was Tnuch't  afflicted   with     nervousness, \which <\  grew on me and developed into paralysis of the limbs so that I- became^- *  helpless.   The best efforts    of three  doctors failed to   even relieve   me,  and, though I tried a Buffalo specialist, he, too, w.pb baffled in my case.  I gradually gre^v worse an'd was in  such a bad condition that I despaired of being weM again.  '���������,* '.*  After taking several  boxes" of Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food I was able to re-S(  isume.work and am now.fueling bet--  ter than'l did"' for' twenty .'years?'& f"\  consider'Dr. Chase's Nerve Food'the  '*  j king of all medicines, for through its  use I recovered health after long suf-  ' fering." ..".���������<;,���������'  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food,. 50 cents a .j  box, 6 boxes for $2.50, at all dealers, '"  or Edmanson, Bates & Co.; Toronto.   \  <  it  m  Charged with bigamy and credited  with having thirteen wives, Rev. Albert Holden .pleaded guilty in Toledo, Ohio, and was sentenced to  six years in the penitentiary.  The new ordnance makes it- mandatory on the public service corporation of Jersey City to provide  seats for every passenger on its  cars.  The Nova Scotia "Lumber  savsj  King"  "T consider MINARD*~S "LINIMENT  the BEST liniment in use.  I got my foot badly jammed lately.  I bathed it well with MINARD'S  LINIMENT and it was as well as  ever m������xt day."  Yours very truly,  T. G. McMUI^LEN.  A' St.  Petersburg    dispatch' to the  London Times, says^ it  is    reported  that here are prospects, of a matrimonial union  between  the ; imperial-  families of Germany and. Russia;-  The Manchester ���������'   Guardian**says:������  "Canada prospers'  greatly under,or  in spite of protection." "'".. ���������: ,  ffl,vf  ".!������  poor.  m  Tony Sain, a foreigner, went to a  coke oven in Uniontown, Pa., deliberately .undressed and threw himself into the bed of fire and was  burned to death.  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured In 40 minutes  by Wolford'j Sanitary Lotion.  His majesty the 'king has appointed Imc Henry Mathffrs assistant receiver-general at Halifax/ N.  8., to rejircbent Canada, on tbe shipping ring commission.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria,  WAGER OF BATTLE.  The secret of progress lies In knowing bow to make uso not of what we  have chosen, but of what is forced  nnrtn na.- . t  V-4 ���������^*^wwyf*1%������"ifM  KIDNEY  k PILLS  V'li  The First Daeto  Arc  8������I4  ���������������  H������t������  Ueen Fttsskt In Italy.  Tho first duels were fought In Italy,  according to MUllngen, who speaks of  a manuscript discovered at Cassel and  describes a duel between a father and  a son In tho reign of tbe Emperor The-  odorlc. When Charlemagne forbade  wager of buttle among tbe Lombards  he encountered the fiercest opposition  from tho nobles, 'Early In tbe ninth  century De Medlcls, a knight, "defeated  In single combat the bandit #Mugel,  who devastated tip Florentine district  now called after blm, Mugello. Oth������  II. granted tbe prayer of the nobility  for the rc-cstabllsbmont of wager of  battle in OSS. Woman and priests  were not compelled to accept It The  Normans showed less gallantry. With  thorn a woman had to accept, nor could  ���������be name a champion. Her malt opponent, however, won burled to his  waist Id the earth. Armed with a  clu'a ho trlod to strike bar as the circled around him, his weapon being a  ball of Iron at tbe end of a cord. If he  failed to touch her at the third at*  tom.pt ho was vanquished, which  mount to mm uvuth wjih <31a'wu;>������.  ihxvariu  *aj'^  that thp renson  ������o  many dual* wcro fought In Italy In  the early days ts that where the law  docs not afford protection one mutt  ' look to single combat to rotaln the fe>  ��������� ������nOCt 0( OUtt ������ lV!l������OV������ U*������SU.    iu iaw mm  die ngei the ferocity of Italian duett  passe* belief. "Any way of putting ap  enemy to death ('egnl modo') It good  enougb," says ono of their wrltert.  "When an Italian spares bit vonQultb-  cd adverfary,"' *nyn Itrantome, Mh������  maims bit arms and legs and glvea  hiui an a memento of bis Mndnim and  generosity a hideout gash across tht  face.'* Lampagntno practiced on a  painted model of Gafetno Sforta before he nobbed him. Dtwlrog WW  called "la tclenu cafttlK**^"  Joseph    Deary,    aged     about   -30  years,-wa&~kille<iiby-4a,iJ-G-,-T.-R,������ex���������  press near Chatham.    Chickens, said   -   r.  to have been stolen, and a whisky ^V^,  bottle, were found  beside his body. >'; ���������: '4|  ���������t���������������������������:���������r--:' ���������;v ���������- v-. ��������� ,**& '���������&:���������}���������������$  Something That-Should be Rubbed   'v" ������������������'  In.���������Whenever   pain . is' felt  in   the  limbs  or   back.    taKe   Dr.   Thomas'       \  Electric  Oil;   pour ,,.a , littlp> .in sthe^^Vov,?  hand, and applying it to the surface      .'.  beneath which ^the    pain, lies,  rub,  ->���������;'.  briskly.   If the first application does        '  not afford relief, which is not usually the case, keep rubbing.   The Oil " *'  will gradually  penetrate  to the  affected part and relief will come.  , ��������� , ,        ~������������������ '.(   f';  The Harviman railroads are  buying coal in  Australia and shipping  it to the  United  States  for use 'in,!  :- -'"'.!'  locomotives on lines of the system.^..  Tho .budget has passed the chain- ��������� ���������;" ' i'  ber of deputies of   France aftea^ a      ���������������������������������<���������  stormy debate. . .  'J-Harry Hallett, agerf 15 years,".was'. ���������'"' ���������  killed, by,. , the ,.'overturning    of <( a   :#.;,i ...' ,  wagon nt"' St. Cntljarines.' t    ' ' , ,.  , ������������������������������������ ���������w--.-���������������*���������������������������������������'������������������r '���������)' ��������� 'J' v'' ; ������������������  Kldnisv Experiment.'��������� Thero'H no time  fo'.- experimenting when you're dlsoovered  that you are a victim of rtme one form  or another of kidney 'dlsefcHe, Lay hold '  of the treatment that thousands .have  pinned their faith to and bda cured  quickly and permanently, South Atneri<  can Kidney Care stand* preeminent lu  the world of medicine m the kidner s������t  ferer'i trueet friend.~68  :><>���������  Further  serious  consequences  are'  expected in Uio Chinese famine <Jls-'   ." *  trictfl unless immediate aid is forth*'.-'���������'    ������������������  coming, according to slate depctrt-      v  ment ndvioou. , ,t'  ���������' ������������������ ' 1 ������������������:.'.i v- A' '���������  In'Montreal duririg 190R feui* and.  Jot.-  thren quarter millions of dollars was'  expended on buildings, aH oompare^dr,^ "���������  to'$7,748,023 in 1000.  <).i'itft&;^i  ��������� William .MoKorroll, ogod |)8 years,,  dlod at Ottawa, Ho 'was one of the  oarly settlers in the Ontario district, going there in 1842.   ,  Ml       T.    / V  I . I     I   C  FiNlALo  METALLIC ROOFING CV  TORONTO ������vvi'NNIPC.G  Backadt  W.    N.    u.    Ns.    nt. tfHB  SfEWS,  (CUKBSIiLAND,  BHITISH   (DOLUMBIii  jjlU������ ^lLL^L^<JL^Sa^!UUlLlXJl^l^-JKL,-^^UU.i!''  I.i  ' 1 - I. '    J i  fi>  t.  THE CimBBfttAND    NEWS  Issued Bvery Tuesday.  W. B. ���������NDBifSfcN,   '-     -      r       MOB  The oolumns of Tj������ Haws **e open to ell  who with to express therein views e> mat-  tfitt of pablio intepees.  While we do aot hold ourselves re >->n^i-  be for the utterances of colrrespondentB, we  jseerre the right of deoliuiug to insert  ommaoioatious nnueeesssrily personal.  WBP^BlSDAY, APRIL,   10,1907  NOTICE.  Riding on locomotiveB and  rail  way carl >>f  the  Union  Oplhery  Company by any person  or  per  ions���������except rain cre*M������ etnotly  prohibited.   Employ*** M^W*  fee to dismissal lor alloy ������g same  By order  Francis D. LiT^TiH  Manager.  .  SMOKE  . .  mCUPAN    BLOSSOM',  4. rjfiTJON MADE CIGAR  o. OM  THK���������  Cuban Cigar Factory  M. J. BOOTS, Propt^tor,  Hiei in Smberlaai]  STAY  AT THE.   &      Au/OOKVKi!IFK01H   FOR   GUKffTB  r������K Bab re Sufbueo wrra  Best Liquors arnf^ars  JAPANESE  ttalj"wPrice,  Wholesale and Betatl.  Swee4 :md flhan 'i'1'   ''J'  Bo Ifes ,...,...$2.66  Evo. 5 Japtown,....Onrori!rland B.'  .    . ...���������  ... -~, v* .,^���������^,������,I,..U������,������������ .,,.i������,ViS"������������j>Mi������i������"  TO OUKB A COLD IN ONE DAY  T*liUXArivB i^OMOQUUV.NH :..!������  low,  vAl.l-dtug1*i-<.i r������jfw������u th������n...mv tt >'  I41U ������" oan������.     ' iS. W. Grove's uljjtutnr* ���������������������������  in e*oh be*,    "*������������.  HENRY'S NURSERIES  Vancouver* B. C*  HeackifiasAexe lov PaoiflsvCoact Oaxma  and Iospoctad Garden, JPsetdaodSlvw  ar Seeds.  YaeoMjoda of Free* and OmMMnM  Trees, lUkododeodfims, Ro*������ ased hwriy  plants now growing on our own.^rouds (or  fature planting. ���������-  No expense, lose or delay of fotnigatioa  inspection nor enstom dn>ies to pay,  GREENHOUSE    PLANTS  Oat Flower* and Floral Designs, FertHiaow  Bee Hires ^implies, fipray Pumps and  Spraying mater.a,.  No agents���������therefore yon ha?e no ooro-  mission to pay. Our catalogue tells yon  about it Let me priee yonr list before  placing yonr order.  We do basinets 00 oar own ground*���������n  rent to pay, and are prepared to onset all  competitions. Eastern priest or less  Woitelabor.   Oatagloase Free.  M. J. HENRY  Greenhouses and P. O. Address��������� 3010 Wv-tmiuMter Ru*d.  ���������  BRAN JH NUKdERJ KS-Soutn Vanoouv.  OOOoO ooooooooooooo  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  S        A.2FTID  Teamia  Cigars and Cigars.  Customer���������I want a cigar.  Dealer���������Tea, sir. Here's a good cigar.   Five cents Straight  Customer���������I want a cigar.  Dealer���������Beg your pardon, sir. Hereto  ������ur special fifteen cent straight���������Cath-  tfOfi Standard and Times.  sspejs������s^������spip���������  o  1 am prepared   to     C  furnish Stylish Rigs     ������  and do Teaming at    C  reasonable rates,        ������  D. KILPATRiCK      C  Cumberland ������  )OQ OOOOOGOOOoOOOOOt  o  o  o  o  INTERESTING  INSTRUiTiV  U WMAA.IU) ��������������� KHrW *  W> fll any Qtfi������r* t*w fiuis>or  Heavy ttarpess, at ���������������*���������'**>*.  T5,ll.tl..i.W, " '.l.-TT  "CORRECT  ENGLISH-  .HOW TO USE IT.  A   MONTULlf   MA0AS5WB   DjSVOnsU   TO   TH  .  Usk ok English.  Johwhike'Tbook Baker, Editor.'  Partial Content* for this ufontk.  Course in Enulish for the Beginner,  Course in English tyr tiiw Advanced Pupil  Mow ;.. Inoreasi Oua's Votabulary. '  The Art of Oittiyentalinn.  S'.ould and Would.   How to Use them,  I'MinunoiatioiiH (Century ftiotionary)  (lor-reot English in the Hijjjjie.  ')> fiut IS glhh in Me School.  What to Say und What Not to Say  ttonrse in Letter-Writing and Punotuatioi.  Mphdlif>!i<, I nt 0f AMireviitions.  Ku.iuv'fiiKiigli.l, foi the lln'inesiMan  0'iuiouud W..11I1   How to WrltoTbem.  S- ������.{li^������ \n BuBli������h Literaraw,  4) 1 'a Year. Bend 10b for sample oppi  VQKfiflOT ENGLISH, EvarutoR, III.  Careful #f Haraetf.  jaTrtreea���������Mary, why didn't yon finish winding the clockt Too only gave  ft a couple of tarns.  Mary���������Yon mutt remember that 1%  teavln' yon tomorrow, mum, and I'd  not be after doln' any of the new girl'a  SrorkJ-Smlth's Weekly.     .   .  Tha Conversation of Coin.  "Money Calks." said the succinct per-  ^ Jfl B? P*  The drink of strong men and healthy women  UNIofSREWER^^BEER  is The Best  Bottled or in  Barrels.  Tea," answered Miss Cayenne, "and  aome of it at present seems to be quite  gossipy and scandalous tn Its re>  marks."���������Washington Star.  The UNION BREWING Co.,      Nanaimo B.C.  assws  eagatawtuE������aurj������Hcftxasp*  Concerning RHtoHla. |  MsdlUi knows a olever scheme  To bring' the men folk to her side.  Bhe drives them single or In team;  For reins, her apron strings, well tied.  The other girls might sit on hour  In pensive attitude and pose,  But what's the use? They lack the power  Priscllla knows.  Prlacllla knows when she should talk  And then, again, when smiles go best  She never wants to take a walk  When you are tlrod and would rest,  But best of .all (this Is the most  Delightful thing to all her beaus\  Jost how to listen while they boasi--  Priscllla knows. ,  Priscllla knows this thoroughly  And practices it both night and day;  Yet when she tries that trick on me  The tables turn the other way.  You see, I know Priscllla's plan,  And so' I make her talk, which shows  Fm really quite the nicest man  Priscllla knows.  ���������Jack Appleton tn Judge,  Courage!  It yon get o Job the first day yon look  for It don't be discouraged. Yon may  tonor it Satorday*--A4aiita Journal  Dehorr.    j a Rhinoceros.  A rhinoceros which lived In the Lon  don zoo was troubled by Its htirn, *  which grew down In front of Its mouth,  so that only with difficulty could It eat  or drink. To save Its life tin keeper  decided on amputation. The born of a  rhinoceros la not a horn at all,*' but an  accumulation of hulr and skin which  has hardened and become cemented to-  getBer'bysamfTgmninyiwbstancerThe���������"  owner of. this one had a very touchy  temper and was not easily approached.  Its keeper, however,, decided to try  what he could da For some days it required all his skill to persuade the  beast to come to the front of the cage  and put Its horn through. Then for  aome days he stroked the horn, much to  the antxnaTs disgust at first, although  later tt seemed to like It When M  found he meant no barm it let aim take  tbe horn in bts left band and then with  the right imitate the motion ot a saw  across ft Wljen this bad been done  some time and tbe rhinoceros no longeii  minded It, a piece of wood was bold In  tbe right; band, and at last, when even  this no longer worried tbe animal, ei  faa? ������*w was brought in and tbe born  ������ptioff without tbe slightest reman*  itwuoy town the owner of it,  L. ,,*mKmm*mmnmmmmmm    ;;,;*..:>/   I  FOli t,u<E  A hoi water boiIt-r with  attath-  mentbi almost new,     Apply at thin  ofl\.'���������'.. .'   .  Campbell's :  /  J4_-<  A Fine Selection of CAKE8   always   yu  h������nd  FBE&H BBJBAD every day.  Orders for SPECIAL AKB.S promptly attended to  Dunsmuir Avenue,  CuikMd.  Humor en? Philosophy  Bj DUNCAN N. SMITa  k^S.  BftOKEN HBARTS.  Hearts are put up quite substantial;  Tender, may bo, but not .brittle!  You may think' a heart is broken  When it's only bent a little.  Let there come another charmer  Steadny tho case attending,  And you'll notice that quKo sudden  And substantial is the mending.  WTien the heart's disgusted owner  Wants to eel) hts for a nickel.  Feeling if s beyond repairing,  Since all womankind are fickle;  When he's looking for a buyer,  If he meets with at that juncture  -Bome-one-with-a- roguish-dimple, ������������������  It works magic on the puncture,  He may feel like some old codgev  With a very cranky Uver,  Having, as ho thinks it over,  Thoughts of Jumping in the river,  But one little five foot maiden  Tripping toward him lightly humming  Can assure him that he also  -Has another guess a-comins,  Hearts are broken very lightly,  But if they are well attended  By another likely lady  tn a Jiffy they are mended,  Let a large and husky soorner  Crush one in a manner tragic,  And a girl Just half her measure  Can restore It by her magic.  ������������* Adventure.  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"And yon didn't have to make blm  give yon something to boot"  "No."  "You always do get the wora^of a  bargain."  cu  M4������f*t r\* *t HM>*  Cook's Cotton Root Corapomi'l  Tho great Uterine Tonic, *ud  only ������uo uffuctual MpntWy  iSegalator on whioh woinln can  depend, Sold in barno dogreoa  of etrongtli-No. 1, $1; No. |L  WdufT(vR'st������>fiS������r. W; Np.,  n hiocIhIcosbb, & iK't bqj  _ oi.l ay all divtgmctn, oc te:  prepaid on rooalp| of uripi  OraitllEnwiinlid,J; ��������������������������� jxro. tut (/.^w.^/'ifwc;,  EJHUm'JLl.iHB  pnwqpiMy  ' to  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRBT-CLAHH  OANDY. FRiriTH.  ^     CI0AR8 A TOBAOOOS,  U  COURTJIWAY, B.O.,  ���������4*- ._���������_.  DREEDBJi of   olrtefa UttlvQbei  w    ter Wkite Pi^a,, Barred f tymosV  Roeks, Ac.  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"D'ri knd I," Etc  "*  COPYRIGHT.      1905,     BY      LOTHROF      PUBLISHING     COMPANY  ������*i  (Continued, i  I  ��������� ��������� . i  CHAPTER IX. |  A LITTLE after daybreak they  went on with tbe cows. For  k half a mile or more, until the  little house had sunk below the  hill crest, Trove was looking backward. Now and ever after he waft to  think and tarry also in the road of life  and look behind him for the golden  towers of memory. Tbe drovers saw  a change In Trove and flung at him  with their stock of rusty, ancestral  witticisms. But Tburst Tilly had a  way of saying and doing quite his own.  "Never see any one knocked so flat  ns ye was," said be. "Ye didn't know  ���������enough t' keep ahead o' the cattle. I  declare, I thought; they'd trample ye  'fore we could gltyer eye unsot."  Trove made no answer.  '���������That air gal had a mighty power In  her eye," Tburst went on. "When I  see her totiu' you off las' night I says  t' the boys, says I: 'Sid Is goin' t' git  stepped on. He ain't never goin' t' be  the same boy ag'in.' "  The boy held his peace, and for days  neither ridicule nor excitement���������save  only for tbe time it lasted���������was able to  bring him out of his dream.  That night they came to a wild country, where men and cattle lay down to  rest by the roadway, a thing Trove enjoyed. In the wagon were bread and  butter arid boiled eggs and tea and  doughnuts and cake and dried herring.  The men built fires and made tea and  nte their suppers and sang, as the night  fell, those olden ballads of the frontier,?  "Barbara Allen," "Bonaparte's Dream"  and the "Drover's Daughter."  ~~Tordays"Tbey were "driving in~fhe  wild country. At bedtime, each wound  himself in a blanket and lay down to  rest beneath a rude lean-to If It were  raining* but mostly under the stars.  On this journey Trove got his habit of  sleeping out of doors in fair weather.  After It, save In midwinter, walls  seemed to weary and roofs to smother  him. The drove began to low at daybreak, and soon they were all cropping  the grass or browsing in the briers.  Then tbe milking and breakfast over  a cnmpflre, and soon after sunrise they  were all tramping In the road again.  It was a pleasant Journey, tbe waysides glowing with the blue of violets,  tbe green of tender grass, tbe thick  sown, starry gold of dandelions. Wild  fowl crossed the sky In wedge and bat*  tallon, their vedettes out, their lines  now firm, now wheeling in a long curve  to take the path of tbe wind. Bvery  thicket was a fount of song that fell  to silence when darkness came and the  low chant of tbe marshes,  When they came Into settled country  below tho big woods they began selling, At length the drove was reduced  1o one section, Trove following with the  helper named Thurston Tilly, familiar*  ly known os Tburst.  He was a tall, heavy, good notured  -man, distinguished for fat, happiness  ami singular aptitudes. He bad lifted  a barrel of salt by the chimes and put  It on a wngon; once he had eaten two  mince plea at a meal; again, he bad  put his heels six inches above his bend  on a barn door, and any time ho could  wiggle one ear or both or whistle on  his thumb.  It was not easy to rtlsposo of cattle  In tho southern eountlfs that year, but  they found a better market as they  boro west, and were across the border  of Ohio when the last of the drove  were told. That done, Trove and  Tburst Tilly took tbo mnln rond to  Cleveland, whence they were to return  homo by steamboat,  It Jed them Into woods and by,  stumpy fields and pine odored hamlets.  The first day of their walk was rainy,  and they went up a toteway Into thick  timber nnd built a flro and kept dry  nnd warm until tbo rnln ceased. That  evening they fell In with emigrants on  their way to tbo far west.  Tho latter were camped on tho edge  oi a wood near; Uw roudwuy ami cook-  U*g fcuppir ttt> the two cuum u)ou^ IV  ing far from town Trove and Tilly  were glad to accept tbe hospitality of  tbe travelers.  Tbey hod come to the great highway  oi travel (roiu east to went, iw> ui y  day It was cut by wagons of tho mover  overloaded with Lares and Penates,  with old nnd young, enduring bard*  slips nnd tbo lost of homo and old acquaintance for hope of better fortune.  A roan and wife and thr^e boy* were  the party, traveling with two wtgont.  They wire hound for Iowa and, being  heavy loaded, were baring a bird  time. All sat on ��������� heap of bought in  the firelight after topper,  "It's a long, long road te lows, fa*  tber," said tbe woman,  "It'll toon be over," said he, with ���������  test af tattrariftnatafc  "I've been thinking all day of the  lilacs and the old house," said she.  They-looked In silence at the fire a  moment.  "We're a bit homesick," said the  man, turning to Trove, "an* no wonder. It's been hard traveling, an* we've)  broke down every few miles. But we'll  have better luck the rest o* the journey."  Evidently his cheerful courage bad  been all that kept them going.  "Lost all we had in the great fire of  ���������35," said he thoughtfully. "I went to  bed a rich man, but when I rose in the  morning I bad not enough to pay a  week's board. Everything had been  swept away."  "A merchant?" Trove inquired.  "A partner in the great Star mill on  East river," said the man. "I could  have got a fortune for my share���������at  least $100,000���������and I had worked hard  for it."  "And were you not able to succeed  again?"  "No," said the traveler sadly, shaking  his head. "If some time you have to  lose all you possess, God grant you still  have youth and a strong arm. I tried���������  that is all���������I tried."  The boy looked up at him, his heart  touched. The man was near sixty  years of age. His face bad deep lines  in it; his voice tbe dull ring of loss  and failure and small hope. The woman covered her face and began to  sob.  "There, mother," said the man, touching her head, "we'd better forget. I'll  never speak of that again���������never.  We're going to seek our fortune.: Away  in the, great west we'll seek our for-:  ���������tune." : .Q--   .  His effort to be cheerful was perhaps  the richest color of that odd scene there  In the still woods and the firelight.  "We're going to take a farm in the  most beautiful country in the world.  It's easy to make money there."  "If you've no objection I'd like to go  with you," said Tburst Tilly. "I'm a  good farmer." ,,  "Can you drive a team?" said the  man.  "Drove horses all my life," said  Tburst, whereupon tbey made a bargain.  Trove and Tilly went away to the  brook for water, while the travelers  went to bed In their big covered wag-,  on, Trove lay down, with bis blanket  on the boughs, reading over the Indelible record of that day, And be said  often, as he thought of It years after,,  that the saddest thing in all tbe world  It a man of broken courage.  They were up betimes in the morning, and Trove ate hastily from bis  own store and bade them all goodby  and made off, for be had yet a long  road to travel. He got to Cleveland  late In tbe afternoon.  Trove began to laugh.  "Nay, that Is not all," said the tinker,  his pipe In hand. . "Deacon Swackham-  mer hath .smitten tbe head o* Brooke.  Oh, sor, 'twas a comedy. Brooke gave  blm an ill sounding word. Swackham-  mer removed his coat an' flung it  down. 'Deacon, lie there,' said he.  Then each began, as it were, to bruise  the head o' the serpent. Brooke, poor  man, he got the worst of it. An', sad  to tell, his wife died the very next  day."  "Of what?" Trove Inquired.  "Marry. I do not know; It may have  been joy," said the tinker, lighting his  pipe. "Ah, sor. Brooke is tough. He  smites the helping baud an' sickens the  heart o* kindness. I offered him help  an' sympathy, an' he made It all bitter  with suspicion o' me. I turned away  an', said I to meself: 'Darrel, thy head .  is soft. A babe could brain thee with  a lady's fan.'"  Darrel puffed his pipe in silence a  little time. >  "Every one hates Brooke," said  Trove.  "Well. I'd another chance to try the  good law on him," said Darrel present-.,  ly. "In July he fell sick o' fever, an'  I delayed me trip to nurse hlui. At  'length, when he was nearly well an'  1 had come to his home oue evening,  the Widow Glover met me at his door. ,  " 'If ye expect money fer comin' here,  ye better go on 'bout yer business,'  Brooke shouted from the bedroom. 'I  don't need ye any more, an' I'll send  ye a bushel o' potatoes by 'n by. Good  day.'  (To Be Continued.)  STORIES ABOUT WORDS.  CHAPTER X.  THE second week of September  Trove went down the hills  again to school, with food aud  furniture beside blm in the  great wagon. He had not been happy  since ho got home. Word of that evening with the pretty "Vaughn girl" had  come to the cars of Allen. ���������  "You're too young for that, boy," tnld  he the day Treve came, "You must  promise mo ono thing���������that you'll keep  away from her until you are eighteen."  In overy conviction Allen was like  tho hills about him-thnro wore small  clmngoN on the surface, but underneath  tlioy were over the samo rock boned,  firm, unmovlng bills,  "But I'm in love with her," said the  boy, with dignity. "It Is more than I  can boar, I tell you, air, that I regard  the young iudy wlth-witb deep affection." He had often a dignity of  phrase and manner beyond bit years.  "Then It will last," said Allen.  "You're only a boy, and for awhile I  know what Is best for you."  Trove bad to promise, and at that  keen odgo of hit feeling wore away  doubted no more the window of hit fa*  ther. He wrote Tolly a letter quaint  with boyish chivalry nnd frankness,  one of a package that has lain these  many yours In old ribbons and the  scent of lavender,  He wont to the Sign of tho Dial at  soon as he got to Hillsborough that  day. Darrel was at home, und a happy  time It was, wherein ouch gave account  of tbe summer. A stranger tat working at the small bench. Darrel gave  him no heed, chatting at If tbey were  quite atoms.  "And what It tbe newt In Hlinbor-  ougb r aald Trove, bit part af the itory  finished.  "Have ye not heardr aald Barret la  a whisper. "Partoo Bammead bath  ���������venue*! batata"  Curious Origin of Words and Phrases  Commonly Used.  According to etymology a "retail  grocer" as It used to be spelt, Is really  a trader "In gross"���������that Is to say, in  large.quantities, wholesale. Englishmen of other days spoke of "grossers  of fish" and "grossers of wine," and an  act of Edward III. expressly mentions  that "grossers" dealt In all manner of  goods. In those days "splcer" was the  word for "grocer" In the modern  sense. But It happened that the Grocers' Company, founded In the fourteenth century, specialized In splcery,  and so "grocer" gradually took the  -place-of���������'spicer���������'l���������- ;������:  "Blatherskite" Is generally recognized as an American word, but Its  origin Is Scotch, really the old "bletherskate," from "blether," to talk nonsense (old Norse "bladhr," nonsense)  and "skate," a term of opprobrium. In  the song, "Maggie Lauder," written (  about 1650, occur the words, "Jog on  your gait, ye bletherskate"; and this  song was a very popular one In the  American camp during the war of Independence. Hence the vogue of the  expressive word, In Its Americanised,  form. "Bletherumsklte," was the Irish |  version early In tbe nineteenth century.  "Etiquette" is a French word which  originally meant a label Indicating the  price .lor quality the English "ticket"���������  and In old French was usually specialised to mean a soldier's billet. The  phrase "that's the ticket" shows the  change of the present meaning of manners according to code. Burke aol-  emnly explained that "etiquette bad Itt  original application to those ceremonies and formal observances practiced {  at courts. The term came afterward to  signify certain formal methods used In  the transactions between sovereign  states.'*  Morocco's Domlntnt Paotor.  The bandit leader Is In control of the  Interior of Morocco to such an extent  that the Sultan's Obvernment has been  PAY $200,000 WITH $30,000,  Unusual Financial   Scheme   Adopted i  By Agent of Canadian Government  In Paying Debt to Indians.  Several years ago the Canadian  Government took from the tribes  of Indians about Athabasca lake  arid' river a large tract., of land  and in payment for the same it gives  each year $5 to each Indian and $85  to the chiefs and their families. This  money is paid in $1 bills.  The reason for this is that the Indians dwelling in the district do not  know the value of money, writes the  Seattle, Wash.,.correspondent of The  Chicago Tribune. A paper dollar looks  to him about the same as' a blank  piece of paper to a baby. Should the  payment be made in silver the simple  minded child of the wilderness would  punch a hole in it and wear it aboat  his neck, and thus a great deal of  mon%y would be taken from circulation. Should payment be made in one  bill, the Indian is liable to lose it.  Once each year a representative of  the Canadian Government makes a  trip through the country and pays the  Indians. On this trip he takes $80,  000 in $1 bills, and will probably pay  out more than 8200,000. The natural  question from civilization is, how does  he do itP  As the Indian knows nothing about  the value of money, his method of financial trade is on the value of skins,  and when, one talks dollars to him  his face has the expression of a blank  cartridge. Fortunately for the Government, the Hudson Bay company has  secured the.entire confidence of the  Iidlans during the century of dealing,  with them and the money paid to the  Indians finds its way into the trading  posts of the company,  Here is how the Government paymaster'does his phenomenal stunt of  paying $200,000 or more with only $80,-  000 in his pocket. He goes direct to a  district inhabitated by perhaps 2,000  or 3,000 Indians; here he will pay  from $10,000 to $20,000 in "treaty  money." Each Indian and his family  is given the five $1 bills in payment  for his surrender of the land and each  chief his $25.  After making this payment the paymaster takes a rest for a short time at  the Hudson Bay post nearest the pay  station.' Within a few days the. Indians  have made a line to the post and there  purchased whatever looks good to  them. They whack the money down  on to the trading post counter, order  something wo'rth'pefhaps'SO cehts'aricV  leave. The company agent charges the  red man with what he has purchased  and credits him with the balance cf  the $5, so that, in the future he can  trade out the remainder of the  amount.  Within a week from the date of paying the treaty money every dollar of  the amount has been paid into the  trading post. The paymaster gives the  post agent a check for the amount and  starts for the next Indian settlement.  Thus he goes from one tribe to  another, paying the Indians, waiting  for the money to be turned into the  posts, and continuing on his rounds,  when tbe agent returns to Edmonton  or back to civilization he has about  all the money he had upon beginning  tbe journey and hat paid out more  than $200,000.  NIGHT ROBES.  IU1ICM.  forced to ask bis aid In the suppret-  olnn of th*������ mnmrnHn rrlhn Inmirirftnrs,  whose operations have become a menace to tbe peace of tbe entire country,  Right In Hit Lint,  "Could you di the landlord In "Th.  Lady of Lyons'?" asked the manage,  "Well, I should think 1 might; I hav  done a good many l^n<^^n^v1^^>^-'^^'���������-t;M���������^  Tht Hani Collided.  An Incident of a very curious character happened nt the meet of Mr.  E. A. Hardwlck'a Weston-super-Mare  Harriers at North Pother ton, England.  The hounds were In full cry In a  field of roots, after a hare, when a  second hare wat disturbed, with the  result that, racing in an opposite direction, the collided with the first  hare, Both were killed on the spot,  (one having lit neelr tlltloeatad, the  ! tOsaf iwemtlf ifUm el Wrfti ������������������  They Were Once Very Gorceeu sua*.  Worn In the Daytime.  In the middle ages night robes,' as a.  general thing, were unknown luxuries, '*���������'  Under tbe Tudors royalty and no*'  bllity bad them made of silk or velvet, and, as the old books say, "hence ���������  no washing was necessary."  A night robe of black satin bound  with black taffeta and edged with velvet of the same color was daintily  fashioned for Anne Boleyn.  More luxurious still was one owned  by Queen Bess. It was of black velvet, fuj-'lined, and greatly offset by  flowing borders of silk lace. And In  15$3 her majesty gave orders that  George Brodlgman should deliver  "threescore and six best sable skynnes,  to furnlsh ,Nus\ a night gown." Four ���������  years later her highness orders the  delivery of "twelve yards of purple  velvet, frlezed on the back syde, with  white and russet silke," for a night  gown for herself and also orders the  delivery of fourteen yards of murry  damask for the "makynge of a night  gowne" for some one else.  Night gowns tor ladies of a later  period were called "nyght vails." In  Queen Anne's time it was the fashion  to wear them over the customary dress  In the streets In the daytime, when out  on a pleasure walk. And, as was fitting, ladies who' indulged in nightcaps had them also made of silk or  velvet, with "much pretty garnishing  of lace and glittering cords," and the  fair ones made presentation^ costly  caps to each other as tokens of respect  or affection.  To Compott With Ontario.  Two forces are at work whioh ought  greatly to assist in the movement to  secure the packing of nothing but good  fruit in Ontario, One is the determination of the merohants and citizens  generally of the Prairie Provinces to  enforce the Fruit Marks Act and the  other ii the competition of the British  Columbia fruit grower. The Nor-West  Fanner records a case where a merchant at Carberry, Manitoba, refused  delivery of a carload of Ontario apples, wired the fruit inspector, who,  when be arrived, branded the whole  ear at falsely marked, .The fruit was  told for a much lower figure than originally arranged for, and this lost as  well ai the cost of enforcing the law  had to be borne by the packer, This  is one of tbe lessons tbe Chief of the  Fruit Department, Mr, A. McNeill, .'���������  trying to teach. Tho other lesson that  "the Columbians '11 get ye if ye don't  watch out," it emphasised by The  Vernon Newt, which represents tho  interests of the Okanagan Valley. This  bright, well-printed Journal does not  read Ontario growers a sermon fur  their wickedness, but it contains what  it more dangerous, namely, two or  tbret oolumns of interesting reading  concerning the development of email  fruit, poultry and truck farms in the  Valley. These farmers appears to he  doing exceedingly well, and what with  a ready local tale of vegetables and  eggt at 76 cents per dozen this is not  surprising, All of them are planting  out orchards, and when these come  into bearing the competition which  Ontario growers experience west of  Winnipeg will be keener.  fbmadUns In the United States.  The Chicago British American has  this to say of Rev. Walter Henry Nugent, assistant to Biahop Samuel Fai-  lews, of St. Paul's Reformed Episco-  ral Church. Chieftgo. who has accept  od r call from the Mitn Avenue congregational Church, Minneapolis, and  vill leave immediately; "Dr. Nugent  was born in Omemee, Canada, in  JM7. He was graduated nt Albert College, Dellevillo, Ont., and attendee  \ictorla University, Toronto. He if  alec a graduate oi the Chicago College of Law and the Chicago Theological Seminary, and in 1905 he received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from Midland University. Rev.  Dr. Nugent hat mtde many Wends  in British American drelet in Chi-  cage, who view hit departure with re-  frst and extend beet withee for bit  ttilBie welfare and txuetts������ ���������  MARINE TURTLES.  How   They   Are   Stripped   ef   Their  Shells While Alive.  The shells shipped from the Colon  district are taken from turtles caught  on the Lagarto and San Bias coasts of  the Caribbean sea during the months  of May, June, July and August, when ���������  they approach the shore to deposit  eggs, which are laid on the sandy-  beaches above high water mark at  night. Holes are dug about one and a  -half-feet-deep-and-the-eggs-deposited-  therehi. Generally about three layings  are made during a period of nine-  weeks. Tbe eggs are lightly covered  with sand and left to be batched out  by the heat of the son. Tbe turtles are  caught either while on shore or in the  water by means of nets.  As a rule, tbey are killed Immediately  after being caught, cleaned and the  shell frame washed with sand. But on  tbe San Bias coast the Indians do not  kill them, but at once proceed to remove the shell by subjecting the turtles to great beat, afterward throwing;  the turtles back into the sea. By the  application.of beat tbe successive plate*  of shell come off very easily.  Turtles caught in these waters vary  In size from one to four and a half feet  long, with a maximum weight of ISO*  pounds, and tbe average weight of  shell obtained from each it from six te  seven pounds, Tbe commercial value  of tortoise shell depends upon the thickness and size of the plates rather than  upon the brilliancy of tbe colors.  Ther Waited Well. ,  A large audience oncer gathered ln>  Baltimoro to bear Professor Sylvester  read a unique original poem of 400-  lines, all rhyming with the name Rosalind. He had appended to tbe poem a  large number of explanatory footnotes,  which he said be would read first  When at last he bad done bo he looked up at tbe clock and wat horrified to*  find that he bad kept tbe audience an  bour and a half before beginning to  read tbe poem they bad come to hear.  Tho astonishment on hit face wat answered by a burst of good humored  laughter from the audience, and then*  after begging all bis hearers to feel at  perfect liberty to leave If they bad engagements, be read the Rosalind poem.  !Vo Mistake.  The editor wat apologizing over the  telephone for an annoying typographical error in bit paper.  "In our account of tbe meeting at  which you were chairman last night,  colonel," be said, "wo tried to tay,  'Following It a detailed report of tbe  proceedings,' but It appeared in print,  as perhaps you have noticed, 'Follow*  Ing It a derailed report,' and to forth.  Mlstaket of that kind, yon  know,  "It may have been an ncclftVnt," Interrupted the man at tbe other end of  the wire, "but It wasn't a mistake.  Ton sidetracked most of tbe report"  ff&r-������������r# Cam*.  "Extry!" yidliHl the bright newsboy,  "All about tbe ter'ble wuropty-er���������  wumpl"  "Eh?" asked the Inquisitive old man.  "What did ye say, sonny T  ������������������I didn't any It" replied tbe boy.  "Buy a paper en' tee.**  n  Always Orewllnir.  "Blake It ahrayt growling baft be  doesn't bave Justice done blm,"  "Yea. When be gate a halo two praO  ably eay ft lent ��������� eqn**e tbins-"-  Xork Tints* 4  THE   \TEWS,   CUMBERLAND. BRITISH   COLUMBIA  NO woman can be well dressed  without good-looking gloves.  Her gown may be or the best  __ cut, her hat the daintiest of  French confections, her furs the finest  sables, but if her -rloves are shabby,  soiled, torn or badly put on, the whole  effect of, her costume is spolle  A   wise   woman   never   buys   her  floves on the bargain counter. She  ndws that' it will pay her to get  a good pair in the beginning and to  take care of them. Good gloves are expensive, but they are worth while;  they are looked upon as a luxury by  some women, but they are a paying  luxury in the end, for one pair at S2,  well taken care of. will outlast five  pairs at a dollar.  First of all, it is a good plan to select a shop for your gloves that is satisfactory and stick to it. If you are a  regular customer, you will have no  difficulty in retting your gloves repaired whenever it is necessary. In  the better stores tbey keep one  woman especially to do the repair  work, and she will tend a rip or tear  or put In an extra thumb or finger  so skilfully that the glove will look  almost like new.  Next, have your gloves fitted at the  counter. , The woman who makes a  business of such things naturally  knows better how it should be done  than the amateur; the first "putting  on" counts tremendously in the after  appearance, iiany a glove is spoiled  by hastily thrusting a hand that Is  moist from perspiration or perhaps a  little soiled into it. More are ruined  by crooked seams or by tiny, shriveled  tips which come from not putting tbe  fingers In carefully and thoroughly.   GO TOTKB E3QH&Jt������M___  Now a moist hand is.usually the result of bad circulation,, and the remedy applied should go to the root of  the evil. Powdering the hand works  temporarily, but If the practice is persisted in' for any length of time, a very  disagreeable odor clings to t������������ glove.  Instead of the powder puff, the woman  with moist hands should resort to the  Turkish towel. A brisk rubbing Just  before putting on the glove will dry  off the moisture and get the circulation into good shape.  When you begin to put on your glove  be leisurely, work each finger down  until it comes to the tip of the glove  finger. And just here It Is well to caution all women against buying gloves  that are too long In the fingers. If the  make that you specially like is too long,  get the professional repair woman to  shorten the fingers for you, but whatever you.do, don't Indulge in superfluous ends of wrinkled kid.  Some women sense their short gloves  by the wrist and drag them on with  vicious energy. This means, of course,  .a stretched wrist or a torn thumb seam  ���������perhapB both. When the glove is safely on see that every part is smooth and  trig and fasten both buttons or clasps.  Nothing is more untidy than a glove  that is only partly fastened. Occasionally this happens because the glove is  too tight, and if women only realised  the hideousnesa of a cushion of super-  flous flesh sticking up through the. glove  opening th*y wwi* navpr henltate <"'er  buying the next larger size.  The effect of a long giove , is often  spoiled by its slipping down below the  elbow, leaving a line of flesh between  the glove and the sleeve for every  passerby to behold. Well-dressed women avoid this possibility by putting a  narrow hem at the top of their glover  and running a piece of elastic through  this hem. A glove fixed this way always fits smooth and taut;<  wrliklee about t*������������ wrist in a long  glove give a clumsy, awkward appearance to the arm. Keep the wrist-line as  smooth as possible, letting the wrinkles,  which are a part of the long glove, ot  course, begin several inches further up.  This gives a'graceful, tapering effect to  the arm.  Taking the glove off is as important  as putting it on. Turn the glove back  and draw off slowly, Never pull at the  finger tips, for you are apt to stretch  and tear them, and you will ruin tne  bape of your glove.   When the glove  A glove-stretcher's importance cannot  be overestimated, and every osreful woman will keep one on her dressing-table-  and use it often. It keeps the fingers int.  good shape and eradicates the tiny  wrinkles and little hard spots at tne-  tips, which come from excessive perspiration, and all these things go a long  way toward preserving the usefulness  and beauty of your gloves.  Keep your gloves folded in tissue'  paper���������some women insist upon oiled  paper, but this is not necessary. If you.  must mend them yourself, use cotton*  and not silk, and keep for the purpose  a tiny ivory finger, which Is Used the  same way as a earning ball. Home  cleaning Is not advocated, though occa-  js fairly off, turn it right side out, m ilonally a woman makes a success ot ^  smooth every finger, straighten ever:- ^The professional is much more apt to oe  part.   Inflate It with your breath and    satisfactory, however, and bis charger   jj' ftrtf-always moderate, ;������������������"������������������"   ������������������  ir  r  ' By Dorothy Tuke        i  HERE is an endless variety of  T curtains, good, bad and indit  ferent ��������� particularly Indiffer  ent, How often dowe see expensive lace curtains with nothing  really against them except that they  aro deadly uninteresting and hopelessly commonplace, And there is really no exouse for it. For,some of the  prettiest window effects can bo had  with curtains costing but tl a pair.  In my opinion, too few curtains  have colors in them. It seems such  a good opportunity to carry out the  color scheme, and we can often soften the light and give a pretty effeot  to a room by using, for instance, light  green or yellow silk sash curtains.  Other pretty colored effects can bo  obtained by using colored madras  curtains, These come in exquisite  shades and with big bold designs, as  well as small geometrical ones. One of  the accompanying illustrations shows  curtains of this sort. The curtains  hang close against tho sash and  straight down. They have small brass  rings, which move easily on the tiny  brass rods, and so can readily be  drawn back,  It is a great deal better to have simple  curtains, good of their kind, rather than  cheap copies of more expensive ones.  Simplo swiss curtains are always In  good, taste, and are used in many of the  best homes. W< otn either buy them  ready made, with dainty* ruffles, or we  finally "w������ your glow-stretcher.  Vv  5������  *  WINDOW   AND  CURTAIN  TREATMENT/  tratlon. The simple, pleated valakoe an&'  the curtains are most decorative and.  add .muclr to this pretty bedroom.   Yhe>  % Inside curtains are of white Swiss,  Another illustration shows _curtaln������  made from a Jarvanses print. These are*,  the most serviceable. curtains imaginable, as theyjJefy the sun, and also*  the Washtub, They will hold their colors till they are worn threadbare. They  certalnly make attractive curtains, ir  the room warrants strong coloring. Ir*  putting up such curtains, allowance  must be made for shrinkage; and the>  clever housekeeper turns the hem Jn at  the ton several times to allow for this.  Not long ago a young homemaker redecorated her drawing room, She carried out her scheme In green and white.  He.rJaI*S tyy Bipdow she.curtained, in  whlto fishnet, When the room was finished and sho surveyed It, she felt that  something was not right. The window  was too pronounced. "The whiteness of  It seemed "'most garish. So she lined  the net curtains with green China silk,  and this wub a great success: the light  filtering through the green silk curtain*  was soft and pleasing, while the bay .  window Itself made a moat adorable re- 1,  treat.  tfl&f Wn&wr&tti  T7ie Sfmp/es/<y  &w;'az Gvrtafno  2*ii buy uie swim ana make a simple  Vfr, on tho Md* nnd liMtnm and Tit  them hang straight. The accompanying  Illustrations show both ways. Other  pretty ourtalnt can be made of scrim.  Dobbinet or fishnet, but these are more  expensive., Berlin Is much used for stenciled curtains: and these lire very pretty  when 1������ kM>T>ln������r with th������ rnnro Ofien  the design ������l the wall paper, can be  adapted to a stenctl~euch at a design of  poppies and leaves, etc.; and this gives a  pretty effect of uniformity.  . Tnepf������##A ,������rf* l"50^ 'P* b!*We curtains, beCMe coloring Is the chiefpoint  lo.consfNr la choosing them.   Pretty  bedroom curtains can bt. made of un  pleached muslin with  .... e border of ere-  Borne of the  ine sewed en.   Borne ol the cretonnes  i particularly adapted for this, as they  _* -^������__         ��������������������������� mi*e striped designs sad eatr readily be  ������. ���������* i        " ������������t>ll*d.   The erMtunnfkShouid, if pent-  A* opportunity h> e&nf wtm ep***mm% tx������%%^^mc tela.  w   * T W itmmM la.  ������kla a������a*> ������������������ .k������������ la, ������&*. lllMak.  Cetortinihm  stoic in this was" are above la tie luos>  Kf-*\ ;;���������;..-'K-l ..���������', f-v  *HMo������jil^C^.������si������������^^niI:-^:ZaiVd  isig:  ejnsasrliaiiisia-  ME1 HEWS,   eUMBERi-A^^), BMrHSH M&mMM^  rjusaam  RiGGS and WHYTK Props  TEAMSTERS, and DRAYMEN %  a'lfc'pLE   and   DOUBLE s RK,S&  * Fof^ 'HI RE.        ALL   ORDERS r  V-l������ROMPtLY ATTENDED  TO '  ���������������     \i  ���������.... ��������� ���������  8rd St. OmkrlaM  SM1H ItlHiluT  Discovers^ that  WSost  Animals  r ' ..���������������������������--,���������.__  Change With Seasons.  jT   IS   SO   WITH   MANKIND.  .English 4 x BUSVTON always ou tap also, the famoua MILWAUKEE  BEERS���������-Auhenaer, Bohemian, Hchlits, &a. " OLD GREY BKAJiW "  SPOTCH WHItfKT, Boat Wines and Liquors of all kinds.  The ]|oard4ng and Lodging Department, under tbo immediate snperm-toudeueo of Mas  Davis, wiH be fonnd First elaas iD every reaped;.  Coat the Philosopher Thrco Paffa of  Beer    to , Cprroborato    His    Theory  . About the Goose���������Takes a Mean Advantage of Mrs. Bowser.  [Copyright, 1900, by C. JL Sutcllffe.J  Mr.. Bowser had hardly entered the  house the other evening as he returned"  jfrom the office when he inquired as to  pio whereabouts of the family cat Being Informed that Grimalkin was circulating around the neighborhood  aoruewhere, he dropped the matter,  and, though Mrs. Bowser directly  /questioned lilm, he made evasive replies. It was not until dinner was over  Oud they had returned to tho sitting   joom-thut-tho -cat- wa Iked -in-and- took -  his accustomed place on the nig,   Mr.  ^Bowser at pace gave the feline his full  attention and,kept It up so long that,  Mrs. Bowser petulantly demanded:  "Now, what on earth do, yon; bqo  ������bout that old cat to Interest you? Oho  would think you were a child and see*  fng a cat for the first time."  "I am seeing certaiu things for the  fUsttime nevertheless.   1 sea co'rrobo^  RATES  $1 oo por day upwasds.  concmuep:: .  "When spring runs Into summer the  goose gets" cranky. He drops poetry  and love and:moonlight and won't take  a word from nobody. He becomes  morbid. He reasons Jbnt all tbe world  is ngln him, and lV Is then that ho  attacks and devours young children.  If you have "a > young and Innocent  child, sir, let It Joeware of tho summer  goose,"  "Nonsense! I have heard of a goqsa  chasing a person, hut as for inflicting-"-   " ���������    ;.:;.'r   ������������������������������������'������������������������������������  '*You nro talking to a man who has  lived his life among them, sir. If yon  were to hand Danny another 10 cents,  ho would get another pall of beer, and  we would pass on to the fall season."  , Mr. Bowser hesitated, but finally  handed out tho money, and four or five  minutes later the goose man, refreshed  and In good spirits, was saying:  ' "September has hardly come, sir,  when tho goose begins to show a dls^  position tp .moke a as9 pf hlsself." He  wants hair renewer for bis bald head,  though he knows that it won't renew..  He bosses and bulldozes and. thinks  he's a devil of a fellow, and the only  'What are you driving at?" sharply  .demanded Mr. Bowser as he rose up.  "Danny," said the goose man to his  eon, "the gentleman will hand you 10  cents to get a pall of beer."  fThe gentleman will do nothing of  the kindr- replied Mr. Bowser,  "Then the gentleman, as Is no. gentleman, won't get no, more goose In,-  formation here and can go, to Texas,"  When ,Mr Bowser reached home he  pitted ve.ry quietly and had reached  the sitting room, and dropped Into bis  chair when Mrs. Bowser asked: -��������� '.  "Well does a goose change with the  season f*  ftAs ycrq have been one all your life  you ought to know/' he meanly ju������-  swero4 as he picked up his newspaper'  ami refused to answer another word.  M, QUAD.  By rVoxyv  THB OOOBIS MAN WAS IN HtH OOOflMlW.  ration of an article I reo^'t In u scion,-  tllic   innguVilno  tho  other  day. ��������� Mini.  Jiovvsar, what change-'dp you boo In,  Unit cut nliiuo tho full Boaa >n Hot in'/"  "Noiio whatever."  "Ilntl you iiKkod mo tho name qvioa-  tion yont onlay I i houlU Iia <> minwwrod  It In tho tumiu way. Now I must toll  you-Hint 1 wv a do'/i'ii eh I'.itri'fi. You  Sv.ilJ dIwoi'Vo that Ii!h oyea ,;i������ bi'l/jlitor  piiii linvi' ii movi* Iihoiiko culor, There  \h u certain ulntloii about lilm. Thoro  Itj in iitiij'tr.o;;.* tiuit strikes you nt onco,  lit- l:i no luiiiji'i' morbid o lymphatic.  1 in h no Uiori1 tin? cut ho vim last An-  giiht Miati day In like uin'Ut'  ' "WVIl?" iinIjih] .Mrs. Iiovsor,  "W������ 11, tin: same or Qt or change."  hiive iiikoii pluf'<> in nil .;th '������' animals���������  In tbo horse, tlio ox, tho d 'it, tho fowls  oi Uii* r.ir tum ui iiiu ������.up j'luv *"���������>'-  Us.a'u i..,,.������; ;,. t>..i>il���������;ul ���������" ' ������������������!.". fvpr  siii.ro tliu wui'l.i wan fr������������at"d tlii.'rohave  b������!i>:������ change���������* of t!(������!i'ion'4,1 nt up to this  presosit moment mankind has not been  nan'y to admit timt all things cltange  with the Hu:iHi������i.i. it tnauu* ui ������v.ujm,*  that they do. howevor."  ������������������Aju!, If they do, rhe;i wlmtV"  ,,'rM,,,, v.,, !/1v��������� ���������(>jVOl; on��������� 0f thohu*  r;: :i '���������>��������� .'������������������!>,,!-.i. if jbiin ,'liaii^i'ti hla na-  h r. ,i'-:, ii yotu. ns the Himoout  '���������'..' <���������*���������" t������ dNoovcr  v : ���������.'��������� ! i' ';< nt !i!:"i |..������st and his worst  ..   . ��������������������������� ;  , .,.....;   ,..,. ./..    An:  I tin'  ,<,.,.    HMD  ;  v,.irt la������. nj ring or lu.st  ..,,'��������� ���������  ,.i ."������������������!���������.*������������������ V������U .i,.,,nt, l"t month'**  ���������������'    !'' '��������� "  ������������������;...    .  , .;��������� I...(.* .,.���������! is   a i ti'ni.i^j In    ���������...> !:,..: ... ���������;���������  : .,;.:. I wan  f-iiii-,.'! /i.,v.   If ",��������������������������������� *���������,!.' a "\va n few  ��������� ������������������"!!   ������������������! i  It i'"wn  ��������� i r ���������.,���������: f^������ i��������� i,-u#*r  .i!s   ..,'  ...itiiiiu.-r  1  V  than over the big ones of winter^*"���������7  "But haven't wo got to take huraaw'  nature as we find It, good and bad?-  ask(^d Mrs. Bowser. '; v  "We have had to, but when we And  human nature's best and worst seasons  we can shape our eoursQ accordingly.  Suppose that the spring season 1? your  mean and cantankerous season! As  soon as I discover It I treat you differ?  eutly from what I otherwise would.  Suppose my cantankerous season Is.  the summer. You know It and yon  don't talk back to mi3 during those  three months. Is''crime, more rampant  in spring, summer, autumn or winter,  and why? Are there, moro divorces In  March than November^ I>Qea our con^  science upbraid us more In January  th.'iu Jujy? Why should w������o give a  tramp 10 cents In tBeptember and the)  boot In Aprilr  It wae beyond Mrs. Bowser, and she;  simply shook her head.  "It Is changes, miy de^y, changes.  Ln8t Ai)gnst I serlftusly thought of  getting a dtvorce from yo������ for yout  extravaffance in using up, clothespins.  Tonlf-rlit I feel that I could not sever  the bond uz>der any circumstances, not  even If you Rmashed half the, crockery  -In-tho-houso.-���������Wiiat-bas-changedlme.���������.way,to tame-hlm downl��������� _ *  except the  change of season?    If 8  uvun hns criminal desires in the spring,  be must light them off until aummer.  If tho summer makes a man soft and  mellow nnd an easy ronrk, be must  bnve'.a gaardlnn appointed bhtll Bepj,  tomber con>e������.   1 already begin to mV  ders'tand' that my season for being real  Srood beprhiK with the first fall month  What I shall b^ dprt^g the Winter season is a mystery ok i^e present moment   The magazine ftr^lcle that I referred tp says that the change.is more  observable in the gpeso than In any  other living thing,"  "That's queer."  ���������.,.. "So It Is, but' It will not long remain so.    There's a man down the  street who keeps geese by the acore,  and" I propose to drop down and have  a little talk with blm.   Like the rest  of humanity, I have alwajs supposed  ��������� that a goose was a goose the year  round, but if It la, $rub that ah* changes  her disposition four times a year I  want to give her all proper credt.'*  "I'd let tbp goose part of It go If I  were you," said Mrs. Bowsor, feeling  trouble In tap air all of a sudden,  "But thero Is the fpundatlon of the  whole question, you sob. Does the  goos6 change with tho seasons? If she  docs, then why not all othor living  things, man Included? If she changes,  what are tho changes? I'll bo back In  an hour and toll you nil about It, and I  may think boat to sit up tlio rest of  tho night and write an article dealing  Vlth tho question."  When Mr. Bowser left the house be  headed straight for tbe gooeery. Tbe  fire engine* cvossod bis path, but they  could not tornpt bim aslda There was  a froo for all fight among a lot of longshoremen, but ho rofusod to halt A  tramp wonted him to stop and argue-  on tint amount of food a muu could  llvo ou for u wook, but ho was brushed  nsldo, Tho goose man wne In his goon-  ory, nti It behooved hirn to bo, and  within fivo uitnutei of hie arrival M.v,  Bowser hart stated his case. Did a  gooso cbuiigo with tho season? Under  tho bead of kooho bo Included gander  as well. Tlio promptuose of the gooao  man was rnther amprlslug,  "If you, will spud for a pall of beer,  sir, we'll* talk," ho wild, and hts little  -.1 n������r>rf r������tnr.ir.fi with n two rjunrt  pnll frothlri? ovor. Ho toolt it that Mr.  Bow������er wa������ a strlotly tonvpointe man  aud offered blm none of the contents.  "Do a goose cbaugo with tho son-  sons?" ho WtJsatod aftor tmblblug half  i.Vw contents of thi> ;mll without drawing breath. "I uuhwm* you that ho  do, sir. We will begin with spring,  Iu the spring he is lamblike aud would  not butt u fly. Ho slit and warbles  love hours uud makes googuo eyos at  hl������ innteB, He takes long walks In the  inouiiilKUL ami cuu bo huurd to iJi������l������  t������������n roil.'4 off."  "You iiti'.oulsh mel" exclaimed Mr.  IlowHor.  ' Vim. iilr, ami tho pull is empty, and  oh noon ns more beer aiiIvch wo will  lnl:o ������n Hiuntaer Unn, the tutitliaiu.u  N b.iriilinsr yiai io conta for m������ri������ Dour."  When tha tall came bacit uud had  been duly looked Uito, tho tjooso men  s. 5. "Olty of Nanaimo."  "vmcmomtKA���������cotMcm r������tt-mb  Sails from V^oton* Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Marjsimo, casting at Nort4i Samich  C������vv:i������hAn Bay Maple Bay, Crofton,  RtiTDcr and Thetis Islands when freight  or passengers offer.  Leaves Nanaimo Tuftfiday,  Uivion Bay and Comox.  S p.m., for  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leave? Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m.j for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Na-  n/iimo and way ports.  Siih. from Nanaimo Friday, 2- p.m., for  Victoria, c.iling at Kuper and Thetis  Islands, Crofton, Maple Bay, Co*ich-  sn Bay and North ij*aYiich vben  freight and passengers offer  'North'''"Saanich when tide and weather  conditions permit.  trVMMwVMMwVs������>^^i^>>rM|������h������Vs>y  EC. Emde  Bicycles and Supplies.  Local Agent  for  Comox District fox  Cleveland  Massey-Harris  Brantford  Perfect  Rambler  Imperial  Bicycles,  Vairbanka ��������� Mona Oaa)o|epe  'Jack of all Trades' eujgiifefi        v.  ���������ajaaHaaaaaaaaaaaaMaMaaHM--  Seoimnd band Wheel*  for sale.  OBNBBBSMRMsBsaSfettSlS������Miiatt*BSS^  Acetylene Supplies  Bicycle and general  Jiepairipg pi Sewing  Machines,      Fishing ;  Rods, Guqs, etc.  Scissors grsund, Saws gum-  rped aud filed.  Key and Pipe fitting.  LADY  VANCOUVER - NANAIMO  SMITH   ROUTE  8.8.     ������'JOAr{."  S.iils vrom Vancouver for Ijl.inainio-  -iaily, except Sundays,uit j.jo p.m.  Sails from Nanaimo for Vancouver  daily, except Sundays, at 7 a.m  I  TIME TABLE  EFFECTIVE  ^Monday, October 1st, 1906  NORTH BOUND-Rend Down  SafBWieTei Trains     .  Stations,  3rd St., Gumberland  |rVw^������������^������V^rVy^r>^AV������M  WaVerty ^[otgl  First Class Aqgfliam^^ .^iojg  -T^.-iet'Rea^cijabla-li^wjsrrrr'  Daily  If*..  \  IrWjj,/  Shawnigftn,  Oobblo Hill,  Oowioh.u,  1/waoii'w,  Somen or,  Woetholme,  QlismaKius,  Lftd^sinith,  ��������������������������������������� WullingtoD,  Nanaimo, '  ^���������%flton,  De. 9.00  9.04 ���������  2C.2  27.8  10.40  10.48  10 03  11.00  ii.i6  11 82  11.57  12.18  12.3*  Sunday  Wad.  y-������t.  Jj().-3  De. 16 00  16.04  10.1?,  10.22  18.36  a.   16 41  10.47  16.68  17 10  ���������17 .-SS  17 35  17.������  18.4������  18 30  BEST OF WINES & UQUOK8  S-SftOKE,  f^pF^llU'lQR.  """���������WW  4rf2.53   4r^|4.5.  Tommy-^bj, ^rati'ma, ho# long are  you tjolriK to stay with us?  Graudmn���������Why, 1 dqu't know, tjear.  Why?  thnt'e all  '���������'���������������������������'���������"     ^ii ���������','' ���������'.!��������� f ���������  i        -������������������-'��������� ([  Comperleont,  Mrs. KroBs'nhotlos���������StlH, In the city  thoro Is mom jjoIur on. Yon have ever  to much more variety thi^n, we do axft  hm-e,  Mrs, Avnoo���������Ah, roe, yet! Id, th������  last year I linvo trlod coolis of sovon-  toou dllt'oront natlonnlltlea and bitvon'l  found one to suit mo yet! - Chicago  Tribune, ;"���������"',  Women es Welksrt,  Even tho athletic ..girls, nnd women  of today can hardly mako any ad-  vanoo upon tho reco.nl of Mary Lamb,  Who wrote to Miss Wordsworth (both  Tr^won lin'mr hntwf������on fifty and Histy  years old): ������<Yon say you can walk  fiftonn miles with ease. That Is e*-  nctly my stint," She then speaks pityingly of u delicate woman wbo could  accomplish "only four or Ovo mllot ov-  w tttini nr fnnrth day, koopluK very  <julet betweon."  Manhattan Island,  Indians wlm nccoptoil $24 from Oov-s  ornor Toior Mlnnlt fer Mnnhnttan. It-  bind In 102<l did not make such a had  biu'tjula, for If tluiy hud Invcuitl that  simi of moiicy nt compound Interest ut  the prevailing nirfu ������1'.sc������������ tlwn tbalr  holm would now hnvo ������12.000,000,000.  ;   SOQTH jpfQ^NB-r-Pead Vp  Victoria*  Riisels,  thewn^an,  OobWa H41������  Qnwieban,'  KolaJfth,  Dmeta's,  UlBSBS'lKJS,  (SjiMBitBas.  mpt  ftwbh Wellio������teiv  WoUfcijtos,    ,  Thcassiid Mile .ved Cotimutttlon Tic-  kete on ������a|e, good ever rati and uvtu.tt  Ipss, at two till eie-balf cants per mile.  Specisl M-ains aad utesaiers tor Encur-  lions, and redteesl rtM for parries may  be Arfranged lot on appiieatinn to the  Dist. Pais, Agent at Victoria,  The Cossffkov '������*������j*������i the right to  drfsriHe wttNout previets notUe,tienmers  tflllinK dates and hours ef salinff,  llnmrsion Tiokett on Huh bum and to  all Static**, good for going journey Sst*  ���������^du, %������jJ . 5uiui*r, reitrntng not (tier  hnn Monday  1, W. mODr, Ooe.Rap. B.C. Ooist Str,  9, h, COtfRWHY, Diet Frl. ft Pest, Af.  Morroclii Bros,  Cumberland  Hotel    ."������������������*  CQR. DUNSMUIR AVENy?  AND    SECOND    STREETp.    "''  cumb������;hhnj>' s (;.  ^R8. J. H. Pncwr, Propn tre������i*.  When in'. Cumberland be ������urt>   ' H  and stay at the Cumberland    ,  'Hotel, Pirjt������Cla������t Aceoraoda*   .  tion for transient aud perman*  ent boarders,  temple Rooms eina Pu^lc Halj  Rttn In Conrvectlpn with Hotel  Rates from ������1.00 to I1U0 per day       (  f amd Mr$,W?������$,J>t+  Ktsoplnfj Pace With the Qervlea,  rniro**. fr.nirrilyi ��������� Rrln������ me some  rmcri. ff"itrti������r������'int Walt,!r���������Hot you've  already oi'leied a hrcakfiiHt, sir! ' Pa������  <v������a-Ye*, In't It v*ns hr^akfnfit time  tbon.  (  gkKAf>, Caket and Piet deliver  ed dailjr to any part of CUj.  - Qroccriet  our bbst  cuubbino   offers  Tuts piper AND A >TEW sulwi>e|itii>ii to  9*gnltr ptif for both,   Oar Pries  Fhrtkm mumgm 10 l������f0.  Oar oslffulattotm ������r������ bssed atJd������Uy ou nst  oash ni <i*rnxu������.   sVjiiplfB el tkm> paper  raaf l������ w������n si oar oHfcs.  viAPir  Tnadi Marm  OosirawHTe ati,  ��������� sfeatsk iai SaesrlDtlm M'  Mr^MlcMIrteslieswRMSI  tmfkltnerlcan.  SsSKUV" ..      .   _     ..     ,     ..  ..^.^j^^  V,. !: K 'S' ,"'.>->.������������������"���������  V  THE  NEWS,  CUMBERI^AND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  WHEN 6 REMEDIES  _JID FAILED  HE  TRIED  BILEANS. "'  r  .v  > .���������  i;'  Now, He  has    Dyspepsia  no  More.  Strange why people should not,  try the very, thing which would do.  them good until last I - Mr. Geo. La  Portwin, of 36 St. Paul St.. 'Toronto, tried six different remedies jfbr  dyspepsia, headache, and heartburn  before he tried Bileans. The ��������� ,six  did him no good. Bileans have,  cured him! He says: "I had  fat art burn, dyspepsia and wind after food. The nourishment I took  seemed to do me no good, and the  pain I suffered was yery acute. I  tried six different remedied before  Bileans, but they did me no good.  With Bileana .it was o.uite different.-  I found they relieved, the flatu-  enee and the pain within a tew  hours, and a short course iexulted  in a .complete cure."  In every country where they  have been introduced, Bileans have  quickly' taken first place because  of ilie'ir'\ rapid- and lastig cures  of indigestion, liver and kidney  complaints, anemia, headache, debi-'  lity, constipation, pi.es, female ailments and irregularities, .rheuma-.  tism, liver chill, etc. Purely herbal  and containing no alcohol they are  an ideal family medic ne. All's'oreB  and druggists sell at 50c a box, or  from the Bilean Co.,v Toronto,- for  price.    6 boxes sent for $2.50.  Growth of One Western Town.  Less than twelve short months since  and a small shack-14 by 16 feet cover-  ed the entire population of. Stettler;  to-day we have a population of nearly  one , thousand inhabitants, graded  streets, long stretches of broad sidewalks, an up-to-date creamery, a  handsome spacious school, churcheB  that -the town may well be proud of,  a skating and curling rink costing upwards of three thousand five hundred  'dollars, a public hall, an elevator  which has the reputation of being fitted up in the most up-to-date manner.  fire hall and Council chamber in  course of erection,. elaborate fire protection in the shape of underground  water storage tanks, fire engine and  appliances, and"businesses of various  kinds numbering ninety-two.���������Stettler  "Independent?- "���������  THIRTY FEET TALU  i f.f  Mi  tf'.J  <#* ���������  NO DIFFERENCE.  Dr. Leonard's Hem-Roid cures any  form of Piles. Internal, External,  Bleeding, Blind, Itching, Suppurating, etc., are simply names of the  stages .through which every case will  pass if it continues.  Piles are caused by congestion - of  blood in the lower bowel, and it  takes an internal remedy'to remove  the cause.  Dr. Leonhardt's Hem-Roid is a tablet taken internally, and no case of  Piles has ever been found it failed  to cure.   Money back if it does It 1.  $1.00 at any dealers, or The Vvil-  ton-Fyle Co., Limited, Niagara Falls,  Ont.   14.  ?  (V-^J'Yjt ,  l������'..i  *     ,t   ������������������  !L,������:l  Wl' '''  'iv },I.>Y������  ������.,    1 ti  lt,,  ,11,}.   J-    I. .  AsulMtlnir Wltne-ses.  Lawyer Brlef--I see they have lnx-  rented a folding step which Is being  used In some courts on the chair used  for witnesses when they are under examination.  Lawyer Long-That ought to let  them down easily.-Yonkers Statesman.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  Bridal Wreatft?.  The bridal wreath it usually formed  Iu Germany of nyrtle branches; in  France and England, of orange blot  ���������omt{ in Italy and French Switzerland,  of white roses; !n Spain, of red reset  and pinks; la the Islands of Greece, of  Tine leaves; In Bohemia, of rosemary'  In German Switzerland, of a crown of  Artificial flowers.  When Schumann was In love be  wrote, "I wish I were a imlle, that 1  misfit nlav about vour cheeks."  ��������� s  ,>  PT?'W.,  tufa  ���������rMt  ,,-wft'  A  uj  Colds on  the Chest  Aik your doctor tbe nedtetl  name for ��������� cold on tbe etott,  HewHIii^/'Bronohlli^  Aik him if It (��������� ever gerioui.  Listly, iik him if he pre-  ���������crlbet Ayer't Cherry Pee-  wrtl for thli dlseue. Keep  In close touch with your  family phyilclitu  ���������htn yea tail your doctor tfceut tht bU  tatte in year mouth, loss of tppetite for  bretkfsst, tee frequent bttdscbtt, and  when be tttt yettr eettedtencat. he wfll  tty. "Too art bllletis." AysVt Pint  wertwtmntoehetMt.  ������������������*���������������* K*SMk������������ Is Wyoming I������ 6fct->  cm Dsirs) Now FcMHslllse4.  Out In Wyoming a lot of scientific  grubbers have uneartlwd the fossil remains of a horse thirty feet* long and  more than thirty feet high. The* grubbers seem to have pieced the-hone, together without any comment, and, they  don't offer a word of Information concerning either his genealogy or his  track record.  A horse thirty feet long would appear to be a lot of horse. It he belonged, to tbe cave man the latter certainly had hit hands full. A,horse so tall  that a thirty foot ladder became nec-  ewary when bit bridle was to be put  oo might well be called the pride of  the stable, although no ordinary stable  would begin to accommodate him.  If the cave man hadn't any ladder  and couldn't borrow one the next beat  thing was to climb a tree. Then try to  Imagine him.thinning up a tall palm  with the heavy bridle on his back, Only  to find when he attained the right altitude that the horse had moved beyond  reach and was peacefully browsing on  the tall grass of the Jungle!  Of course a thirty foot horse could be  expected to cover much more ground  than the ordinary animal of the same  breed, even at a walk. And If ho took  it Into bis head to work his way across  lots there would appear to be nothing  to Impede him. Fences would go down  before him like stubble, and a merely  playful cavort would carry him over  raging torrents.  When a thirty foot horse shied at a  bit of white paper in the roadway the  chances a/e that he jumped clear over  Into the next county.  As a war horse the thirty footer  must have been a startler. When he  let out a neigh the enemy fled la blind  and unreasoning terror. When he  champed hit" bit and pawed the ground  the very. .hU^thuddered. When he  twitched his tall- the hireling foe -fell  about him like ripened grain.  And then-think of the nightmare that  could be expected to follow the first  sight of this prodigious equine! He  certainly was a wonder. It Is a great  pity we know so kittle about him.���������  Cheyenne News.'  Your Doctor  Clan cure your Cough or Cold,  no question about that, but���������  why go to all the trouble and  - inconvenience of looking him up,  and then of having hisprescription  filled, when you can step into any  drug store in Canada and obtain  a bottle of SHILOH'S CURE  for a quarter.  Why pay two to five dollars  when a twenty-five cent������  i    bottle of SHILOH will cure you  as quickly?  Why not do as hundreds of  thousands, of Canadians have  done for the past thirty-four  years: let SHILOH be your doctor'Whenever a Cough or Cold  appears.  SHILOH rrill cure you, and all  druggists back up this statement  with a positive guarantee.  The next time you have *  Cough or Cold cure it with  SHILOH  ���������MART SET'S LOAD.  The I*ext.St-p.  The schoolmaster of a small village  asked his pupils the following question: -   . ^  "In a family there are five children,  And the mother has only four potatoes  between them. She wants to give  every child an equal share. What Is  she going to do?"  Silence reigned while everybody  thought hard till a little boy stood up  and gave to the great surprise of tho  master the following answer:  "Mash the potatoes, sir."���������Judge's  Library.   Dr_,_>snew3-JJintB)-ent_. C>ires_JPJ]es._���������  Itching *<din������ aniTJIind iTiTea. Comfort in one appl.catbn. It cure's in three  to six nights. It' cures all skin diseases  in young and old. A remedy beyond  compare   and it never faUs.   56 centa.���������  a  v anUBina cwinchtlias.   ���������  In common with many animals noted  for the beauty and value of their fur,  the chinchilla of South America is In  danger of becoming extinct, owing to  the reckless Impunity with which these  little natives of the Andes bave been  slaughtered both lh season and out(|  The chinchilla Is about the size of a'  squirrel, has a head somewhat the  shape of a rabbit's and Is covered with  a light gray, silky fur, which has long  been very popular In the fur markets  of the world. Chinchillas are captured  In various ways, but tbe most common  method Is to hunt them with dogs, the  fox terrier being the most useful and  skillful iu their capture. In hunting  them the Indians employ a weasel,  which Is trained to enter the crevices  of the rocks, where- the animals often  lie concealed during the day to avoid  tbe sunshine, and drive tbem out,  when they are easily killed. The rapid  extermination of the chinchilla and  the absolute lack of protection or regulation In taking them have resulted In  a tremendous advance In the'price of  the skint In the oast two tear*  A Oaskot   of Pearls.���������Dr.   Too   Stan's  Pineapple Tablets would prove a, great  Salace to the disheartened dyspeptic if  e would bat test their potency.  They're  veritable gems In prev   "  of stomach disorders, b;  ulating digestion -  "pearls'' in a box,   and  cents, , Recommended   by  physloiani.-M  icy.  th  e seating  preventing ....      siduur and atinv  of these health  d   they   cost   35  most  eminent  Tht Hlghttt Innt,  There are halt a dozen inns "well  tip in the air," as country people say,  in England, writes a correspondent in  The Manchester Guardian. Tan Hill  Inn is 1,787 feet above sea level. The  Oat and Fiddle near Buxton oomet  next, 1,600 (set up; and its comparatively near neighbor, the Travelers'  Rest at Flash, oh the Leek and Buxton road, is third, 1,535 foot. The  next three inns of the series are further afield, There is the Isle of Skye  Inn near Holmflrth, 1,500 feet above  tea lovelj.tho Travelers' Rest at the  top ol Kirkstone Pass, between Win*  dermere and Patterdale, 1,407 foot;  ���������nrl the Mwbv H*ad bfltwuan Blank  Hawes and Ingleton, 1,420 feet. These  (ugh'piuced urns are not the most re*  mote from customers even In the win*  tor time, The Cat and Fiddle, for example, gets customers on the bleakest dnys in mid-winter. Very different  is liiu exptmtmgtt oi uie barrel inn  on the ridge between Eyam and Hath*  ersago. There are somo weeks in the  winter months in which (one has it  on tho testimony of a former holder of  Uie lloente) not a thillingsworth of  beer is told. Bnt that It partly be*  cause the current of trafflo In modern  times has been diverted from the old  Sir William road, on the hill-top, to  the vtlleys. These figures take no bo*  count ot Wales; the hotel at the top  of Snowdon it, ot course, the highest  RHEUMATIC   AGONY.  Nothing Reached the Root of the  Trouble UnilDr. Wil lams' Pink  Pills Were Used.  "I suffered almost untold agony-  from rheumatism. For several  vweary months I was confined to bed.  I had the best1 of medical treatment,  h,ut nothing seemed to reach the root  J)i_tht,jiis_ease_unJiO_us^jL_Dx.���������_Wil=,  Hams'- Pink Pills. These have 'completely restored my health." > This  strong emphatic statement is "made  by Mrs. Edna Morrill, Woodstock, N.  8., a lady who had practically been  given up, as incurable by doctors.  She further says :UI-suffered for over  two years and rheumatism seemed to  be. firmly implanted is my system.. At  the outset I was able to attend to  my household duties, but at night I  suffered the greatest pain. I at  once began to. take medicine but my  condition .actually grew worse., I was  'attended by a skilful doctor but was  ultimately* forced to remain in "bed,  suffering untold agony with every  movement. Finally the doctors" told  me the trouble was incurable. ' One  day I was advised to try Dr. -Williams? Pink Pills and I decided to d������  so. Presently the pains were not so  severe, and I began to feel myself  gaining. Shortly 'after ' I was able  to go about, and* in less than three  months I was perfectly well. For  this condition my thanks are gratefully due to Dr. Williams* Pink  Pills." .'.....,.  Dr! Williams' Pink Pills cured  Mrs. Morrill by driving the rheumatic poison out of her blood, They  actually make new blood. Tbey  don't bother with mere symptoms.  They go right to the root offtthe  trouble in the blood., That is why  they have cured the worst cases of  anaemia, (bloodlessne38) headaches,  and backaches, kidney trouble, indigestion* neuralgia nervousness and  the special ailments of girls end  women whose blood supply becomes-  weak, scanty, or irregular, Sold by  all medicine dealers or by mail at  50c a box or nix boxes for $2 W from  the Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ontj   H������ AaWtl With Hep, '  "After til," remarked Mrs. intwlm,  ''home It the dearest spot on earth," ���������  "It It," answered ber husband, whr,  wat engnirm] In auditing tht montb>  ojllt.*rCh;c'igo.Newt.  Women   Who   Fellow   Fashion   Will  Have Big Burden.  A course '"bf physical culture may  be necessary for the smart woman this  winter if she hopes to endure the  extraordinary load that fashion is  laying on her form from the lobes  of her ears to the toes of her feet.  Even her picture hat, light' as it is,  compared to its Bize, is so large that  it must make itself felt to an extent  'that no hat should do.  Tha old-fashi. ned two-button glove  it no longer Been on the smart woman's hands. Twenty or twenty-four  buttons measure the exaggerated  'length of her driving, morning or  scented white kid "at home" gloves.  Boots have doubled their height,  while the simple laces on walking  shoes have been replaced by ribbons ,  tied in enormouB bows. !  A reporter who visited well-known t  London forms to learn the extent of i  this craze for magnificent adorn- \  ments was met by the information t  ���������that the demand for exaggeration is  likely to increase.  "Picture hats are assuming the  most extraordinary proportions," a  Bond street milliner ��������� confessed, "but  the most noticeable point is the gi*  gantio shapes of the floral trimmings.  A cabbage rose in pink velvet is becoming perilously near the size of a  real1 cabbage. Bunches of grapes  adorn the newest hats, each grape Doing about double the circumference of  the'-genuine fruit. .. .j      ���������  "Veils are following the fashion in  hats. The minute chenille spot is replaced by black velvet patches the  size of a sixpenny piece, and as for  hat-pins, I doubt if they can increase  in Size. Most of the latest patterns  are. adorned with knobs which would  not make insignificant door handles."  - "The tendency in jewelry is to adopt  distinctly exaggerated styles," a well-  known jeweler in Regent street said���������  "Large Oriental rings, heavily studded with jewels, are in great demand.  Drop earrings, which weigh down the  lobes of the'wearer's ears, are niade  in a most.massive pattern.  "Jeweled muff chains can rightly  be termed 'fashion's fetters.' The  tiny beads or crystals between the  links of the chain have been replaced  by lumps of turquoise, opal or amethyst in the rough. Cable chain  bracelets bear a close resemblance to  handcuffs in their proportions.  "We have noticed several points  which show how the Brobdignagian  mania has affected drapery goods,"  'the_m^nager"of~an~Ox^ford^treet"firm~  said. "The. tiny glove handkerchief  is quite out of date, and has been'  replaced by silk and cambrio of much  larger proportions. In the haberdashery departments buttons resemble five  shilling pieces, made ot paste, glass,  silver'or leather "  Delaying1 Pallet.' Matnrltr.  You can keep pullets back from laying by moving tbem from one place to  another as soon as tbey show decidedly reddening, combs. A poultryman  who wants to get large size on his  Barred Rock pullets follows this plan  each season, with the result that he  holds them back an average of about  a month, he thinks, and when they do  begin to lay they lay larger eg^s than  do small pullets and keep right along  at the laying.  A Horse with a  Strained Shoulder  Is sound as a dollar in 14 hours  after yon rub the sore spot with  Fellows' Leeming/a Essence.  It gives Instant relief in all  cases of Strains, Bruises and  Swellings ��������� draws the, pain  right ont ��������� strengthens the  weak back, shoulder or knee.  Whether you have one horse  or twenty, accidents are liable  to happen any time. Keep a  botUeot  Fellows9  Leeminffs  Essence  ��������� ���������'  **       <r  handy so you can bare it when  needed.  50c. a bottle.   At dealers.  NATIONAL DRUQ * CHEMICAL OO,  LIMITED, MONTREAL,  It)  A mouse scurried across the auditorium of the Royal theatre in the-'  Josefstadt,  Austria,    during  a; performance and caused a great deal of  excitement.  M. Guidema, governor of' the: political prison on Vasili Ostron (Basil  Island),   was   killed    in    the   main.  street oi the island.  Mild In Their Action.���������Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are very mild in their  action. They do not cause griping in  the stomach or cause disturbances  there as so many pills do., Therefore, the most delicate can take them  without fear of unpleasant results.  They can, too, be administered to  children without imposing the penalties which follow the use of pills not  so carefully prepared.  The Greek steamer. Oratios Coup-  pas, which has arrived in Barcelona,  reports having (taken-, an tow -the  British steamer Bolton Hall, which  had lost her propeller.   y  Minard's  Clnlment  Cures Garget   in  Cows.  HOW'S THIS?  We ef������r Ose Hrmdret Delist* ntwwi ttr tar  ���������ass of Ottarrh list esaset be esna by HsJl's Ot*  Ml. Osrt. IV j. ORXMBT A CO., Tol*U, 0.  We, the sndentiiid, bate kaewa I. J, Ofaeaef.  for the tstt IS -em, sat bailer* blm perfeetlr be*  ornate la all baslaess kraasseUeas sad tasaslallr  able f satty eat ear eellsXIeas mde by bisitw.  Witnnre, Xowav * Ibarnr,  .WiMH������M** 2/tklliM, 2't)������*a������, it,  TUtr* C������U*rV fl>*������ W tabs* taw**-*!-, iMUf  tlrsotlraeea the blood sad ������������������eat seitaeosettae  s-stota, TestlaiealsU seat bee, rite* tee, set  Wttio- ten br til D-aaedss.  fake Bairs retail- IHlts tot eeaetttetles,  Belgian Hare Fleah Tor Fowl*.  Nothing Is ,so good for a meat food  for fowls, and growing chicks as Belgian hare. Boll thoroughly and when  dry run through 0 meat grinder. Xoth<  Ing In the world can equal this food for  winter egg getting. Five does end a  buck will supply the needs of a good  tltod poultry plant  , A Costly Desk,  There it t famous old deik la tbt  Britlth war office in London. It It a  desk to which old bands point with  emotion, That desk cost the nation  125,000,000, In it Is a pigeonhole with  a ttory, It was into that pigeonhole  that the dispatch of King Theodore of  Abyttlnla was thrust-ana forgotten.  After we had been to war tht document wat found In the desk, and we  ���������11 learned that tbere ought to bave  been no war.-London Sketch,  It was asserted in well informed  circles that the pope had made his  last sacrifices in the matter of the  conflict with France.  Fehmi Pasha, chief of the secret  police of the palace, of the sultan of  Turkey, has come into serions conflict with t?te' German embassy.  Th* Itla*.  "I hear your Arm dltcbarged you.N  MTet, but I wouldn't mind that to  much If tbey hadn't added intuit to  Injury," ,    ,. ,,,,  "How?" '..���������������: : '  ���������"They advertised for a boy to All  my place,", ������������������������������������������������������ ��������� ���������- ������������������  Her Clever Idee,  "Yes, I promised George I'd tend  him a message on a picture post card  from every city we visit abroad."  "It will be an awful nuisance, won't  It'/"  1 ������i*nrl tWnrw ! |������������itv������ tiomn."���������Ctovoiand  Plain Denier. '  in the British Islands.  I  Made It Even.  Carran, when mutter ot the roUt  In Ireland, was going one day to a  levee at the castle. There was a great  Erest of carriages, when all at onee  e wat startled by the pole ot the ear*  rtago which followed him crashing  through Uie back of hit. Hi hastily  {Mit hi- h*nd out of the window, cry-  ng to his coachman;"Stop,atop! Tbt  pole of the carriage behind ft driven  into us." "Arrab, then, We all right  stein your honor," said Pat, 'lor  l;v* Just druv my pole Into the  riage before."  A Case of Coaaelenc*.  "80 you are engaged In depressing  "Only temporarily," answered Mr.  Dustln Sttx. "I wont to come at near  at possible to reconciling my con.  science to what I am going to tell tbe  assessor."-Washington Star.  Oft Slocum't Groat Tonlo  and Disease Destroyer  PSYCHINE  ���������   (paonouNoto tmtiHi  "  Used in Thousands1  0/ Homes in Canada  THOSE WHO don't know what Ptyoblne  is and what it does are asking about it  THOSE WHO do know what Ftychlnt  it and what it does are using it. They  regard it at their best physician and  friend. ...  THOSE WHO use it are being quickly  and permanently cured of all forms of  throat, chest, lung tad itomach  troubles, It it a scientific preparation, destroying all dlseue terms in the  blood tndtyitetn. It it a wonderful  tonlo and system building remedy, and  is a certain cure for  COUGHS, IrenchUl Ceiflu,  LA Glim Chilli and Fever,  Mil, , DMLtalt Breathing,  Pneumonia, OenerflrVealtMM  Bronchitis, FenuU Trouble*  Catarrh, FlcMle Appetite,  Weill Voice, Hemorrhage!,  SlooploiinoM, Night Sweats,  Nervonintit, Coniumptlon, >  Malaria,   > Catarrh of tht  All theft dltetMt are terlout In them*  selves, and if not promptly cured in the  early stages are the certain forerunners of  Coniumptlon in Its most terrlblo forma.  Psychlne conquers and caret Consumption, but it is much easier and tutor to  prevent Its development by using Piy*  chine. Here Is a sample of thousands of  . voluntary and unsolicited statement! from  ail over miuku* ,  (Jentiemen,���������I fiwl ������ mr rt������itf t������ irt-fs* yea  et tbe remsrkable enio teectmi br your PsyeJUoe  tao OioesuUlon. wh>h htv������ come iinaer wf  emmnptlon. and te be fnenrsble and beyond tbe  ���������        -   ��������� - "i-cblneand   ��������� __., .        ��������� lurasTilt  state these (sets for Uie basest ot other sufferers  reach of medical aid. The- u*ed Pirenlne a  OioToulsjon and they are now in tood health,  I feel it������ doty I owe to -iinerine. hamanjty te  frees tkls  tertblt disease, ^  ll^p/a tfeXKNRt,;.  Hie Kf*r*l,  Amerlrsn Anthnr���������ffow le ynxxr n*������w  novel progressing?  French Ditto���������t have the story all  written, and now I mutt go over it aad  polish It op.  *Oh, pwt that time em tht test veer  -Nt-ir Tort Life.  Piyehine, pronounced Si-keen. It for  tale at all op-to-dsta dealers. If yonr  drofgurt or general store cannot tnpplf  ynarirritt Dr. T. a. Bloeum, UmJttd,m  iLtifStiwSWiit) Toronto.   .,,  W.    N.    U.    Ne.    124. -*1���������*->,'    w   ,*-...*     ���������������.. 'm^..  :;'< ���������.?���������'��������� .'-vv ?:: ,'.-'������������������!  iSfWPl  mm^^smmi-  *S  ,.������,��������� -������-,   T"'*f .  THE  NEWS,  CtMBERLAND, BRFTISH   COLUMBIA.  Campbell's  ! TURNOVERS, TARTS,  CHEESE CAKES,  FRUIT SQUARES.  25CI8 Per do*' $  &> CREAM PUFFS,.... SOo. doz.  W1  MEAT PIES  Bvery Saturday  3 for 25c  BAKERY  It i������ a matter oi common knowledge that temperance legislation is  in a chadtio condition. We seem  powerless to move one way or another. And yet while we wait for  light from the legal aide of the  question, it is pretty generally felt  that something should be done to  control the liquor interests. A plan  might be suggested whioh would  bring tome relief. It is this;���������Tbe  License Commissioners who have  tbe power to grant licenses, should  grant them only to men of respectability, There are people in tbo  liquor business who have a con*  . science, and in a tense dignify an  otherwise disreputable traffic These  . are they who should be given licensee Liquor is always a dangerous  , element, but placed in the hands of  men without a conscience who are  in it only for money, it passes out  of the danger stage and becomes  positively destructive, They rob  their customers, and sell drink to  ��������� those already having had too much  On the other band,������here are saloon  keepers, who redeem the traffio  from lis worst elements, suoh as  rowdyism, drunkenness, and all the  evilb whioh acootnpniy it, If licenses aru granted to this kind of  .*mu, <*   g.tmi eioj; iu advaUUO will  iiuvti been uiadu.  part of the coast, he is in a position  to state, that while Prince Rupert  may be a good harbor, and a good  townsite, it is by no means theonly  port in that region, and that further, he is absolutely cognizant of the  fact that G.T.P. officials have at  different times made attempts to  secure bonds from private parties  in localities far removed from Kaien.  Island,' thus proving that the i'ail-  way mind was slow, and that they  at least had not made up their  minds as to the ultimate terminus.  The Viotoria 4| Week " in a late  inane tpllfnfthr* withdraw**.! from.  IV nee Rupert of tbe O.T.P, staff of  surveyors and mechnnlos, the cancelling of lumber orders, and the  total cessation of operations in that  ���������'Garden of the W*et," this em-  jtt'BHues the fact Unit trananonti  ne hhI railway termini are very  u, sate good* :o t mjiti with %m\w������  f .iny uud ������olMly MuHiehed. The  writer ha* Jrequm<ly advist-d en-  qui ewegaintt throwing :beir lot  In Prince Rupert at present, and  from an intimate knowiedgeof that  Tie Socialists���������Old Age  Pension.  Sib,���������Dr Young has introduced  a bill into the Provincial Legislature to provide a provincial university by setting aBide two million  acres of land. Mr Hawthornth*  walte objeoted on the grounds that  it was class legislation and that  tbe money would be better applied  to old age pension. M r Ha w thorn-  thwaiteis not consistent, the hum:  blest and lowliest person in British  Columbia Bhonld have the opportunity of receiving a university education. If Mr Hawtbornthwaite  really has the interests of the  people at heart be should not  obstruot legislation intended to  promote their welfare. It is to be  regretted that Mr Hawtbornthwaite  is not more evenly balanced.  Many of his effort* art worthy of  more loyal members of sooiety, and  personally, while deprecating his  action in regard to the University  Bill I appreoiate anything he oatj  do to secure the workers of this  Provinoe, against want and discomfort in their old age, by setting  apart a portion of the Crown Lands  whioh belong to eaoh one of us,  But as time rolls on there wi)l be  more need for such a provision j as  women art-now entering, In increaa-  ed numbers, into the domain   of  labor,   They are not paid adequately for the work they perform and  it is only right that, in their Utter  days, tbey should be amply provided for.   The land belongs to the  people aud it iuatteii not whether  anyone of them is born a man, or a  woman, he or she, have equal rights  [ as far as any hertttnoe they haws  entered into as British Columbians  In no better way oan the future pf  a woman, if sho remain* unmarried,  be provided for than under the old  af<0 pension schomo.   The scheme  should permit of her receiving  a  i pension at < he age of fifty as women  | needr-st earlier than men,   After  ] the action of Mr Hawthorntbwahe  j in favor of the old age  j jve certainly shall not expect  any  opposition from the Socialists party  Frank Richards, J. P.  v   ���������������*.������������������...    o  ..  ..Licensing  Court.  Alt the. above Court, held in the  Court House last Wednesday, the  Port Harvey Hotel was transferred  to Mr Edward Schwahn of Vancouver, from G. E. Slater, and the  Ruby Hotel of Port Kusan, from  CbafkMcDougall to E; McKerizie/  AH other licences were renewed.  ,.     NOTICE  To pent on such terms as may be  agreed on, 160 aoreg on Lake trail,  good house and barn and also 2 acres  of orchard.  ������     apply  Wm. Duncan,  Sandwick  5t lm  aaaaaaaam-BaamaaamaasaaBaaMaaamaa-a-amaaaaaBaaaai  FOR SALE rFine young pige now  ready, unpopular prices, also some  fine sowe and boar.  *%&������������������     H   s, PORTEOUS  Courtenay, P. 0   &X , , ..  TO LET���������Hawkshaw 3 milen from  Sandwick, 160 acres, 30 cleared,. 19  head of stock. For terms and par-  ticuljaraapply to,  H.S. PORTEOUS  ^ !L      . , ��������� :���������   Courtenay P. 0.  ; rKt,20m ",  TO LEASE or SALE���������87  aeres  of landjpartly cleared���������with  good  house.and barn.  Apply this office.  ..,,:. 5tl0a  FOR    SALE  A^No^~MeloTfe^plire^nn7pei^  feet order.   Cost wheu new $160.oo  Will tell cheap ^forxnash^ or   will  exchange for h^rs^oTcattlB,- >���������  4t lQav, Hornby Island  A quantity of Garden and, Farm  Implements, Household Furniture,  Chickena, Cow, and Sundry other  articles.-���������Apply,  E. J. MILLETT, Comox.  ���������i  wm.t������,. plants,  '','f       '        FOR THE  FAKM, GARLjfiN, LAWN  or CONSERVATORY   :������������������  NO tetdlesB plums, NO pitless  ap*  'ples.NOooblesscorn���������just old  tellable varieties at reasonable  '''���������������������������V'       p'riees-''-   V ��������� ������������������  Fortaiiert Bee Supplies  Spray Pumpt  ���������praying Material*       OutFlowtrt  ��������� '������������������������������������&���������'* *-,:    Bta.. > 3iltd.   ''"''  Oldest established nursery on the  Mai.tU������nd of B. 0,       Catalog Free  ^'M.OHiENRr  Or������cnhoueee and P������ O. Ad*  df������g���������������8010 WeitminsWr Rosd.  BRANCH NUH8KRI BS-8ooth Vancouver  P.S.--lfyour local merchants do not  bundle my seeds, tend direct, We prepay 50 packets assorted varieties of  GARDEN SEEDS in ordinary tc papers  (tested,stock) to your nearest post office  for $1-30 packetifor 50c,, trial collection  P, PHILLIPS HARRISON  Ba������*rl������tt)r and SolloRo.  ���������^;..,.���������        and . ��������� *'���������  ".*.-.v Notary Publlo  ' ConveyancInn  Onmberland    B. 0.  Until futthor notice we quote  by the quarter as follows  FonE Quarts*    -   -   -   9ots  HindQuartbr  ���������   ���������   ���������   lOats  beef  J. McPHEE ������ SONS  pMutoulDmnwinATi.       bwnmuMn.  Is Your Patriotism Dead?  a -iRsiTisH Watch  Movement made in England  Case made in Canada.  At the tame price as American  Watokea.  P. STODDART, is Jewdv.  THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA   .,... 1 ���������  Ctptttl*ndReserve, $8,000,000. TotjUAseek, $42,000,000  SAVINGS   DEPARTMENT  $1.00 will open an aooount.   Interest allowed and no delay io  withdrawals.  110 to 3  OFFICE HOURS ] Saturdays, 10 to 12  ( Pay Nights, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  A.B.N ETHER BY, Manager,  !  OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH  They give you goods at the lowest price  HOW?  ECAUPE  BY BUYING in larpe quantities  and shipping direct  from Vancouver by Tug they buy at the West price  Their expenses are small and they aim to give their ous-  tumers the benefit.  0. H TARBELL  mmmmmmm.  HIGH GRADE STOVES  AlMtall KITCHEN UTBNSajB  j Sportsmcns Goods  i and  J General Hardware  COLUCIATE   SCH0OL  FOR BOYS  Tho Laurels,       Belcher Street  Victoria B.C.  Patron and Visitor,  THE LORD BISHOP OF COLUMBIA,  Head Masttr  J,W, LAIKO, ESQ., M. A., OXFORD,  AtsiaMd by three Graduatee of the Reoog-  aiasd Univtrtltist of Great Britain aud Qw  oda.   i  Modtrtrt termt for boarders,  Property eoaslstt of five torts wish spti(-  oaseonool bulklluae,  ������������������vuslv������ reoreasto-  moxmfa fljTnbttsJnm.     Oadet otrps otpcm  APPLY TO HEAD MASTBR,  LAND REGISTRY AOT.  In the matter of an application for  a Duplicate Certificate of Title to  Lot 128, Comox Distriot.  I hereby give notioe that it ii my  intention, at tbe expiration of one  month from the first publication  hereof, to issue a Duplicate ot the  Certificate of Title to said land,  issued to James Morley Curtis on  the 12th day of March, 1891, and  numbered 11440a.  8. Y. WOOTON,  Registrar General,  Land Registry Offioe. Viotoeia. B,C,  this 8th day 0! Feb;., 1907.  Dull Evenings  Are Banished  WHEW YOU OWN A  Graphophone  lrWuxPaonc-  IBBSTMUatO  hoe  ���������BUB  ������iqax at vor/a own mpua, m  OAffAwaon or oaix Ar  FLETCHER BROS.  wtmaam 1  rtmJtoflMtats.  VIOTORIA, KANAMCO  VANOOUVBB.  SoleAffent Por B.C.  'r4 ' /^"**  Comox Assessment DletHat  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVRM te  attordanee with the Sum������mt> ihnt  Provincial Revenue Ta������ and all assessed  levied, undei tht Assessment Act, are  now due and pavahle far the vea> roa?  All taxes cofleehble for t^ Come.  Assessment District are due and My!  able at my office, situate at Cumberland  This notice, in terms of U*,���������oqR  lent to a poNonal demand by me upoa  all persons liable for taxtt, pM  JOHN BAIRD,  Depnty Ai*-������*oP and Colteotot.  Comox Assessment Disiriet  Cumberland PoiuOflee.  Oamberlaod B C, Jan. 14, IJ07,  nsroiiom  Changes of ads mutt be in this  office not later thin Monday noon,

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