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Array v 7?   ���������s'sjsk    r > r.   , ~ ��������� 3'-,v?ji*faf���������;,���������** ���������-������ . .���������  . S.tt- . v.,    ...g  A Journal Devoted Especially, to the Interests of Comox District.  The News, Seventeenth Year,  CUMBERLAND   B. C,    TUESDAY, AUGUST, 20, 1907  The Enterprise, Fourth Year.  ���������,���������-'.?     ������ ft  The BIG STORE'S  GREAT   ANNUAL SUMMER  CLEARANCE  SALE  tewmememmamuimmtemetewemtesmtet  Commencing TO-DAY and Will Continue  Through The Month of August  To Effect a General Clearance- of  all our Summer Goods, Odd and  Broken Lines, we a^e Giving 11 n-  rivnlled Bargains and Reductions  Cost will  not be Considered  ���������^���������MM->-WMtMa-at*-WlWMIWalBWl>l*IWB������������"MMW l������fl I -HT������la-M*������M������W-MMW������IMI-^a^aW^-������aM-M-������W-W  in this Sale. Be fair to .yourself  by, investigating and buy en,rly before all tho Snaps are bought up, *  SIMON LEISER & CO.,   L I M I T E D    ...    ���������  CUMBERLAND,   B. C. '"      , g  ������  <   *������W*������**t-i*������1  The  Cash a Stofe.  FOR  J Jill  STOVES  and  RANGES  fJUOOD   and  COAU   AIR TIGHT HEATERS.  T. E. BATE,  Dunsmuir Avenue,  CUMBERLAND, B. 0,  Bridges' Petition.  Comox, B. C. 5th Aug 1907  Messrs, The Mutual Fire . ���������  Company of BC  Vancouver, B. C.  Gentlemen:  ��������� We the undersigned policy  holders iu your company wish to  place before you the following;-  Mr. Charles Bridges of Comox  B. C. carried a policy in your  company and states that shortly  after the expiration of the same  he sent you cheque for the renew  al thereof, of which he received  your acknowledgement on the  10th April, last, thanking him  for a renewal of the policy. On  the nth of the same month Mr.  Bridges was burnt out and.on the  20th, nine days later, he received  a letter from your company enclosing his cheque and infoiming  him that he had no policy.  You are no doubt aware that  we have not a great deal of know  ledge of insurance matters," but  little matters like above are sure  to arise from time to time with  the result that we will have to  suffer more or less, and in view  of the fact that Mr. Bridges considered that he had fulfilled the  necessary lequirments for renewal and we believing his claim to  be a just one humbly petition  " your company to pay Mr. Bridges  the amount of insurance previous  pmm>m*<mm0e*mm<m*mim+mmmm0'+������ 9  I  I Arrived at Last!  OUR FIRST SHIPMENT OF  .  MINISTER MYLES SHOES  aaaamta������iajaaaaaaaaaaaaaMaaa������aaa������ awaWM aaja_,aa>|aaj    ..     aaasaaaa1aaaaaaia������Baaa  Consisting of  LADIBS" A.NX)   O-EIsTTS' J  DOITC OL A 13 ALS. |  IF YOU REQUIRE ANYTHING IN THIS I  LINE  IT WILL PAY  YQU TO IN8PE0T $  THESE GOODS. f  Another lot of Women's, Mon's and Children's Tennis   %  Oxfords just to hand, f  1 1 1    ��������� - -         - ���������   ��������� ��������� - ��������� -  ��������� ��������� .,  1        . <W '  J McPhee & Sons I  i f  Yours truly.  George Beadnell, M. D, J, P.  Tom Beckensell, Anderton Bros., Ryan  Bros., John Knight, E.. riourne, J. E.  HigRins, Geo. G. McDonald, D. Stewart  Horace Smitlv.Jojyi -Qjddings, Thos.  .Cairns,, Wv.R.'Robb, W. A.'Mathewson  W; J. McQuillan. Frank Childs, H, Craw  ford, John Mundell, J. P, (not ,1 policv  holder) John Grieve, Berkley Grieve, H'  R. Clark, H. R. Ctork for Presbyterian  Manse. M. 13. Ball,'Isaac Grieve, Horace  Smith Sr., J, Blackburn, Chas C:;wlin,  Wm Duncan, B, Dingwall, W. J, Andrews, John Cowie, S.J. Piercv, Isaac  Parkin, Jane Milligan, W, S-. MePhee.  j McPhee, TT M Custnnce,* Samuel  Calhoun, H P Millard.L R Cliffc, A  Urquhart, J. W Grieve, Chas H -Pigott,  Alfred F U Church, Grant  and Mounce.  D. D, G, M, Shaw of Nana  imo made an official visit to  Cumberland No A. F. & A,,M.  Wednesday of last week. After  .witnessing the coufetring' of the  Third Degree iu Lodge he congratulated the members upon the  excellent work done nnd the  the very prosperous condition ot  Cumberland branch of Masonry,  Later in the evening the members assembled in the spacious  dining-room of the Union Hotel  where mine host and hostess  Mr, and Mrs Davis Sr, saw that  every guest enjoyed the Fourth  Degree. A fun' tht- usual twists,  some recltutionu, and some appropriate music a most pleasant  evening Wus brought to a close,  On Thursday District Deputy  Shaw accompanied by members  of Cumberland Lodge visited  HiTam I,od������.���������������<������ at (-nurtrinv  where tlio Third Degree of Ma-  soury wa* conferred. After lodge  closed a banquet was given at  Hotel de Courtenay \vh ere a  pleasant evening was spent under the guidance of Mr. and Mrs,  Johnston, who lme established  a reputation of hn\v to entertain  Masons when opportunity affords  While in tit*- District Mr, tfiuny  wns the guest of Mr. and Mrs.  T. Haggurt.  The Gun Club.  Sometimes "the last is the best  of all the game."  Certainly the shoot on Monday  evening was a shoot without a  a par this season causing probably more excitement and merriment at the number of "five  straights" than any other shoot  this season, The light was exceedingly poor, or there was  'Sand" iu the fellows eyes or  probably "the mascot'* had devices of his own. At any rate  the score was nothing startling  in the way of a record shoot.'  There were twelve prizes offered and divided between the  two shoots.  10 known angles.  1st���������E. C. Emde,8; Cigar Case  ���������and Match Box.  2nd���������T. Horne, 7; two boxes ol  rifle Cartridges.  3rd���������L. Piket,5, two boxes shells  4 th���������R. Coe, 4, Roast Beef.  5th���������F, Parks 3 $1.50 goods from  J, Collins,  6th���������R, Ward,   2; 1  years subscription to the News,  10 unknown angles.  1st���������L. Piket, 6; one box of cig-  Hews by Wire.  Ottawa, Aug 19���������Yearly immigration has passed the quarter  million mark In seven years it  has increased 1000 per cent total  immigration to Canada for the 12  mouths ending June 30, 1907,has  reached 252,038,  2nd���������E. Emde, 5; four boxes of  cartridge shells.  3rd���������F. Parks 4;   $2.00    goods  from McPhee and Sous.  4tfi���������T. Horne, 3 two boxes of  shells/  51I1���������F. Jayues, i, Coe's Special.  A meeting of the members  was. held iu the Club rooms when  it was decided to have a" ball  and. supper on Sept 4th, Com  mittees were appointed to make  arrangements and carry out tho  wisnes of the members and make  a success of the affair.  Vancouver, Aug 19���������Kvorv-  thing afloat on the Gulf on Friday night, caught the fury of the  storm which raged through the  early_ morning hours,  While no loss of life is reported property is not iu consideration and disarrangement of fish-  service will seriously delay resumption of catching operations  The wind rose at midnight and  caused high seas.and all the small  fishing fleet to seek shelter. Both  the mouths of the Fraser river  and Jb'alse Creek looked something like the quarters of a sealing fleet.  Comox District have the honor of adding to their already large  list of sucessful farmers, Messrs  Russell and Roberts who arrived  at the end of  April' and  settled  on 180 acres of bush laud.   They  NOTICE is hereby given, that  at a special meeting of the Licence Commissioners to be held  the day of which will be published 14 days before the said meeting I intend to apply for a transfer of the liquor Licence I now  hold to sell liquor by Retail at  Nelson Hotel situated on Lot 11  aud 12, Union Bay, to John H.  Fraser and Chas. R. Bishop.  Dated this 15th day of August  1907.  Geo. Howe,  TAKE NOTICE that at spec  ial meeting of the Licence Commissioners to'.be held at Cumberland. B. C. the date of which  will be published 14 days before  the said meeting, I intend to apply for a transfer of the hotel liquor licence held by me for the  Waverly Hotel situated at Slioal  Bnv H. n. roDiruVI  FfrrriKicvn  D.'ited this Mi Day of August  have already built a four roomed  cottage'and a small barn. T.iese  energetic fellows have already  slashed 40 acres and'.intend having it under cultivation next year  These gentlemen-- come from Alberta where they say. the people  are anxious to; know more of the  climate and conditions on Vancouver Island.   0 ���������.   .  -.  If you have not seen the Aug-  ust "Canadian Pictorial" call at  the Nkws office and see the beau  tiftil magazine of pictures.   o   For Sale.  RESIDENCES, BUSINESS  PROPERTIES, LOTS IN ALL  PARTS OF VANCOUVER,  Houses Furnished aud Unfurnished for Rent, Rents Collected,  If you want to make a quick  Salo list your Property with us.  Owing to our Eastern connections we meet peoplo every day  looking for FARMS and City  Property.  WHEN IN VANCOUVER  drop iu and SEE US.  The Hartncy Real Estate Co.  Davis Chambers,  615 HASTINGS,  FE HAMMOND, Manager  -<&$  1907,  P. McDonald  Miss Nina Dowdall left Saturday morning for Tacoma on  an exteuded visit to grandmother  Mr. W. Sweeney, of Sweeney  and McDonnell, Victoria, paid  the city uud d ..Uriel a business  tripou Thursday and Friday last,  On Tuesday last while the O-  cennia was loaditag bunker coal  at Union Bay three- chinamen  made a bold dash for the pri ,'il-  I i������dr������* of rr"iridic* nn   Bvih'ch  k,v]  The. captain offered a reward of  $100 per head to the person capturing any  of them.   Mr. T  Hudson went swernl drmirt nnd  * ������  arouud the Chinese quarters but  failed to find them. Should the  captain uot be successful in having their company on his departure to Canadian ports he will  have to fotfcii $if������uolu the Dom  inion Government. THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  f*W  DARREL 0/ THE  BLESSED ISLES  By   IRVING   BACHELLER.  Anther af "������*��������������� abide*." *D'ri ao������ LM Etc,  eomtrGHT.      1905,      BY      LOTHROP      PUKU3HING     COMPANY  J  (Continued)  CHAPTER XXXI.  TROVE went to the inn at Dan-  nemora that evening he left  Barrel and there found a letter. It Bald that Leblauc was  living near St. Albans. Posted in  Plattsburg and signed "Henry Hope,"  tbe letter gave no hint of bad faith,  %rb������ with all haste he went to the place  J* owned. He was there a fortnight,  seeking the Frenchman, but getting no  word of him, and then came a new letter from the man Hope. It said now  that Leblanc bad moved on to Middle-  bury. Trove went there, spent the  last of his money and sat one day in  the tavern office, considering what to  do, for now, after weeks of wandering,  he was, it seemed, no dearer the man  he sought. He had soon reached a  thought of some value-^this lnfprma- j  tion of the unknown correspondent,  was at least unreliable, and he would  give it no further heed. What should  he do? On that oolnt he was not Ion*  undecided, for while he was thinking  of it a boy came and said, "There's a  lady waiting you in the parlor, sir."  He went immediately to the parlor  above stairs, and there sat Polly in her  best gown, "the sweetest looking crea-  ture," he was wont to say, "this side  of paradise." Polly rose, and his  amazement checked his feet a moment;  then he advanced quickly and would  bave kissed her, but she turned her  face away and stood looking down.  They were in a silence full of history.  Twice she tiled to speak, but an odd  stillness followed the first word, giving  possibly the more adequate expression  to her thoughts.  "How came you here?" he whispered  -presently  "I���������I have been trying to find you,"  said she at length.  He turned, looking from end to end  of the large room.   They were alone.  ; "Polly," he whispered, "I believe you  do love me."  For a little time she made no answer.  "No," she whispered, shaking her  head. "That is, I���������I do not think I love  you."  "Then why have you come to find  me?"  "Because���������because you did not come  to find me," she answered, glancing  "down at tbe toe of her pretty shoe.  "Dear Polly!" he said as he took her  hand in his. Gently she pulled it  away.  "I���������I cannot speak to you now," she  whispered.  Then a long silence. The low music  of a million tiny wings came floating  in at the window. It seemed, some-  bow, like a voice of the past, with mln-  utm, like tbe bees, bytonhig indlstln-  gulshably, Polly and Trove were  thinking of the Bamc things, "I can  doubt htm no more," she thought, "and  I know���������I know that he loves me."  They could hear the flutter of bird  wings beyond the window, and in tho  sttthMss tbey got some understanding  of each other. Sho turned suddenly  and went to where he stood,  "Sidney," she said, "I am sorry, I  am sorry If I have hurt you."  She lifted one of his hands and  prossed her rod cheek upon it fondly.  In a moment he spoke.  "Long ago I knew that you were  doubting me, but I couldn't help it,"  be said.  "It was that-tbat horrible secret,"  she whispered.  "I bad no right to your love," said  hi, "untir-ho hesitated for a Httlo-  "until I could toll you tbe truth."  "You loved somebody elseT she  whispered, turning to blm. "Didn't  you now?  Tell me."  "No," said be calmly. "Tbo fact la���������  tbe fact is, I bad learned that my  father was a thlof,"  "Your father!" the answered. "Do  you think I care what your father did?  Your honor and your love were enough  for me."  "1 did not know," be whispered,  "aud I should have made my way to  you, but"��������� be paused again,  "Bat what?" she demanded impa*  tiently.  "Well, It wm only fair you should  have a chance to meet other, and I  thought you wero in love with Itob*  crts,"  ���������'Roberts! He would bare been glad  of my love, I can tell you that," She  looked up at blm. "I bave endured  much for you, Sidney Trove, and I can.  not keep my iccrot any longer. He  suys that Darrel is now in prison tot  your crime."  "And you believe bl������r Trove whispered.  "Not that," she answered quickly,  "but you know I loved tbe dear olt)  man. I cannot think him guilty any  more than I could think It of you, but  there's a deep mystery in it all. It haa  made me wretched. Every one thinks  you know more than you have told."  "A beautiful mystery!" the young  man whispered. "He thought I should  be convicted. Who Avouldn't? I think  herloved me, so that he took the shame  and the suffering to save me."  "He would have died for you," she  answered, "but, Sidney, it was dread-  ful to let them take him away. Couldn't  you have done something?"  "Something, dear Polly! And I with  a foot in the grave?"  "Where did you go that night?"  "I do not know, but in the morning  I found myself in our great pasture  and was ill. Some instinct led me  home, and, as usual, I had gone across  lots." Then he told the story of that  day and night and the illness that followed.  "I, too, was ill*" said Polly, "and 1  thought you were cruel not to come tc  me. When I began to go out of doors  tbey told me you were low with fever.  Then I got ready to go to you and tb"1  ������err day I saw you paas the door. I  There, sat Polly in her best gown.  thought surely yon would come to sue  me, but you went away."  Polly's lips were trembling, and she  eovered her eyes.  "I feared to be unwelcome," said be,  "You and every one, except my mother, were determined that I should marry Roberts," Polly went on. "He has  been urgent, but you, Sidney, you  wouldn't have me. You have done ev*  erythlng you could to help him. Now  I've found you, and I'm going to tell  you all, and you've got to listen to me,  He has proof, he says, that you are  guilty pf another crime, and���������and be  says you are now a fugitive trying to  escape arrest."  A little silence followed, In which  Trove was thinking of the Hope letters and of Roberts' claim that be was  engaged to Folly.  "You have been wrapped in mysteries long enough, I shall not let yon  go until you explain," she continued,  "There's no mystery about this," said  Trove calmly, "Roberts Is a rascal,  and that's the reason I'm bore,"  Sho turned quickly, with a look oi  surprise,  "I mean It. He knows I am guilty  of no crime, but be does know that I  am looking for Louis I/oblanc, and ho  has fooled mo with lying letters to  keep mo out of tbe way and win you  with his guile."  A serious look oamo into Polly's eyes.  "You are looking for Louis Leblanc,"  she wbisperod.  "Yes, It is tlio first more In a plan  to free Darrel, for I am sure that  Leblanc committed the crime, I ahull  know soon aftor 1 meet blm,"  "How?"  "If be should bave a certain mark  on the back of bis left band and were  to satisfy me In two other details I'd  give my llfo to one purpose���������that of  making htm confess. God help me! 1  cannot and tbe man. But I shall not  give up,  I shall see th9 governor."  Turning bor face away and looking  out of the window she felt for his  hand, Tbon she prossed it fondly,  That was the giving of all sacred  things forever, and bo knew It.  "I do love you, Polly," said Trove at  length, "I've answered your queries,  all of tbem, and now It's my tarn. It  two were nt Robin's Inn I should put  my arms about you and I should not  let you go until���������until you had promised to bo my wife."  "And I should not promise for at  least an hour," said she, smiling, as she  turned, her dork eyes full of their sew  discovery, "Let us bo home." .  "Tm TJolng- to be imperative," said  he, "and you most answer before I will  let you go"���������  "Dear Sidney," said she, "let's wait  until we reach home. It's too bad to  spoil it here. But"��������� she whispered,  looking about the room, "you may kiss  me once now."  "I must get work somewhere. My  money is gone," said Trove.  "Money!" said she, opening her purse.  "I'm a Lady Bountiful. Think of it  I've $200 here. Didn't you know Riley  Brooke canceled the mortgage? Mother  had saved this money for a payment."  "Canceled the mortgage!" said Trove.  "Yes, the dear old tinker repaired  him, and now he's a new man. I'll  give yon a job, Sidney."  "What to do?"  "Go and see the governor, and then���������  and then you are to report to me at  Robin's Inn. Mind you, there's to be  no delay, and I'll pay you. Let's see,  I'll pay you a hundred dollars."  Trove began to laugh.  "I shall stay tonight with a cousin  at Burlington. Oh, there's one more  thing���������you're to get a new suit of  clothes at Albany, and, remember, it  must be very grand."  It was near train time, and they left  the inn.  "I'm going to tell you everything,"  said she as they were on their way to  the depot. "The day after tomorrow I  am to see that dreadful Roberts. I'm  longing to give him his answer."  Not an hour before then Roberts had  passed them on, his way to Boston.  (To Be Continued)  PIONEER   COURT   INCIDENTS.  Free and Easy  Manners In Early Illinois Trials.  Most of the early Illinois courthouses were logbuilt but in some districts, says the author of "Lincoln, tbe  Lawyer," the sessions were held in the  barrooms of taverns, and the absence  of all formality In the proceedings is  best Illustrated by the fact that in the  circuit court of Washington county,  held by Judge John Reynolds, the sheriff usually heralded his honor by singing out, "Come in, boys! Our John is  a-goin' to hold court!" to which cordial  invitation those having business with  the law responded.  Another sheriff in Union county made  landable-^ea!orts_tQ_imeet_the_require---  ments of the occasion by snouting out  this singular announcement: "Oh, yes!  Oh, yes! Oh, yes! The honorable judge  is now opened!"  In one case a judge who desired to  display his learning instructed the jury  very fully, laying down the law with  authority, but the jurors, after deliberating some hours, found themselves  unable to agree. Finally the foreman  rose and asked for additional instructions.  "Judge, this 'ere is the difficulty," he  explained, "The jury want to know if  that thar what yoiivtold us was r'al'y  the law, or on'y list your notion."  EMBROIDERED TRUTH.  POEMS BY CANADIAN AUTHORS  Mark Twain on His Own Reputation  For Veracity.  I am used to having my statements  discounted. My mother began it before  I was seven years old. Yet all through  my life my facts huve had a substratum of truth, and therefore tbey wero  not without preciousness. Any person  who is familiar with me knowB how to  strike my average and therefore knows  how to get at the jewel of any fact of  mine and dig it out of its blue clay  matrix, My mother knew that art  When I was seven or eight or ten or  twelve years old���������along there���������a neighbor said to her:  "Do you ever believe anything that  that boy says?"  My mother said:  "Ho is the wellsprlng of truth, but  you can't bring up tho whole well with  ono bucket" And she added: "I know  bis average, therefore bo never deceives mo, I discount blm SO per cent  for ombroidery, and what is left is  perfect and priceless truth without a  flaw In it anywhore."~Mark Twain's  Autobiography In North American lie-  V,8W'       ���������-_____  Qst Your Hair Pulled.  Bowovur much you may bave resent  ed it when your small brother pulled  your hnlr, he was unconsciously doing  you u gi'uut favor, Tbougb be did not  kuow It, he was going through a beau.  ty exorcise, A health culturlst has  made the discovery that men wbo gf'  bald on top of the head, yet continue to  possess long flowing beards, illustrate  the fact that nulllnor the hair makes it  grow, Tbo gentle massage given tbe  beard every time it is pulled keeps It  thick and strong. A new method of  maseaging tbe scalp by gently and persistently pulling the hair has become  a fad.  The Value ef Hot Baths.  Hot baths aro of great use to those  who suffer from nervo oxbaustlon. A  warm bath at the close of a hard day's  mental work Is productive of sleep, but  It Is always wisest first to apply cold  water to the head or at least tbe brow,  After severe physical exertion, such ������������  climbing, walking, bicycling or riding,  It I- wise to take a hot bath before m*  Ing to bed. no n- to relax the muse;**  and prevent uny sensation of ������C3n*������������������-  ***) Urn following day.  'Tv,,-.qnn For a Husbandman.)  He who would start and rise  Before the crowing cocks���������  No more he lifts his eyes,  Whoever knocks.  He who before the stars  Would call the cattle home,���������  They want about the bars  For him to come.  KH at whose hearty calls  The farmstead woke again,  Thf horses in their stalls  Evnect in vain.  Bvsv and blUhe and bold.  He labored for tho morrow.���������  Tbo nlnnrrVi v>ia hnnrts would hold  Rusts in the furrow.  JT*������ flol^ hp had to leave,  His orchards ono] and dim;  TV" p1(v?b he need to cleave  Now cover him.  Bnt the rrr������>n. growing things  T.f>n'n kindlv to hi������ sleep.���������  W^'to rof'+Q qri^ pondering string!  Closer they creep.  BpoqiiRp hp, Wprl them long  Ar<A with them boro   his part,  Te-'dprlv nnw th������������y throng  About his ^<>������rt.  ���������Chas. G.  D. 'Roherts.  OLD VIOLINS.  Reasons Why Ancient Fiddles Are Better Than New.  Fabulous prices are sometimes paid  for old violins, and many an enthusiastic musician would part with bis  last dollar to possess one of the masterpieces of Stradivarius or Guarneri-  us or another of the famous makers of  a century or two ago.  The questioned superiority of these  old and often battered instruments has  been variously ascribed to the peculiar  quality of the varnish used in their  construction, to the elasticity of the  wood employed and to the ripening and  Improving effects of age and long use.  Of late years, however, much credence has beeu given the suggestion  of an eminent authority that the real  cause of the superiority of the old instruments is due to a peculiar warping of the wood to a higher arch, a  buckling caused by the position of tho  "F" holes and sound post.  It might at first thought be supposed that the same effect could be produced by giving an equal arching to a  new instrument, but the effect, If attained, Is not permanent, because with  age the arching increases until too-  great a degree of rigidity is the result.  ENGLAND AND CANADA.  Much  Interest Being Taken  In  Next  August's Artillery Contest.  Arrangements have been completed  for an interesting competition during  the first week of August between British Royal Garrison Artillery Volunteers and the Artillery Militia oi 'he  Dominion of Canada. On or about  July 12, a detachment, consisting ot  six officers and some thirty non-commissioned officers and gunners, will  sail for Montreal, under the command  of Col. Sydney Wishart. 1st City of  London Artillery. Col. ttie Earl nl  Stradbroke, V. D., chairman of the  council of the National Artillery Association, will accompany the detachment. Field artillery competitions will  be held in Ontario, and garrison competitions in the forts at Halifax, N S.  It is well on toward 30 years since  a team of volunteer artillery visited  Canada, the first and only prevknis  occasion on which such a visit was  made being in 1884. The Canadians  returned the compliment in 1897. when  1~lpScilliy"T?������lWt������d"^ e"ta:ehTneTnit" of  Canadian artillery, under the command of Col Miriden Cole, took part  in the National Artillery Association  meeting at Shoeburyness. and distinguished itself by winning the Queen's  Cup in the grorm-firing comoetition.  Recently the Dominion Artillery Association renewed its invitation, and  the National Artillery Association  found itself in a nositinn to accept it.  The selection of Col. Wishart to command the detachment is one that will  be entirely acceptable *o British volunteer artillerymen. He is recognized as a thoroughly competent ganner.  and possesses the tact and other qualities necessary to make the visit a  comnlete success. The presence of  Lord Stradbroke, who takes the keenest possible interest in artillery work,  will be of immense service, and the  volunteer gunners mnv rest assured  that they willbe worthily represented during the approaching visit to  Canada. Tt may be mentioned, as  showing that Lord Stradbroke's interest in the volunteer artillery is of  a practical kind, that his own regiment, the 1st Norfolk "Royal Garrison  Artillerv, won the King's Oup in the  National Artillery Association comne.  titions at ShoeburvnesB ip 1905, wh*n  he himself was present with his detachment,  A committee of selection, eonsM*  ing of Lnrrl Stradbroke, Col. Wfsha-t,  Po], F. 0. Paul. V. D.. nnd Oapt. P. J.  WalHsJnnes. 1st Monmoufrshire  ttoynl Garrison Artillery, has been  appointed to choose the member? nf  ���������he detachment which wUl represent  the volunteer artillery In Canada. T^e  detachment, will be eauinned w'<h  khaki uniform-, and H la probable  that, they will he asaembled for a  fortnight's sneeinl tuning at'Sho***  rmrvneaa under Col, Wish"rt. im"*edi.  ntely prior to -Mline. Tho officers  who are going will pav their own ex*  penses, hut It will be necessary io  raise a fund to defray the expense*  of the non-commissioned officers and  gunners,  "Plugging" a Hotel Guest.  The hotel detective stepped out of  the elevator and walked over to the  counter.  "Well. I plugged him," he said.  "Plugged him? Who? What for?  Where did you hit him?" quickly asked  a friend who was standing by.  "Didn't hit him anywhere. Just  plugged the keyhole of his door. Never hear of plugging before? When wean ve a guest whom we suspect is getting ready to leave without settling or  whose credjt is exhausted and fails to  settle up. we just wait till he leave*  his room and plug the keyhole in his-  door. Then be has to settle up or leave  bis baggage. The plug fits over the  end of a key. It is placed In the lock  and turned. The key Is then withdrawn, leaving the plug in the door."'  An Oversight  When Chappie got up the other morning  he   wandered   around  his  apart  ments-in-his-pretty-pink~pajamasr-the���������  very picture of woe.  "What's the matter, sir?" Inquired  his valet.  "I don't know. Alphonse," he groaned.   "I passed a most unhappy night."  Alphonse looked him over carefully.  "Oh. sir," he exclaimed, "I know  what was the matter! The trouserine*  of your pajamas were������; not creased.  You must be more careful, sir. Those  1 had prepared for you were hangiug:  across the foot of the bed."  Cannae.  Cannae, where I-Iannlbal won hi*  greatest victory over the Romans, l������  situated on the opposite side of the-  peninsula from the city of Rome, on  the river ���������.Aufldus and about six mile*  from its mouth, It was from this battlefield that Hannibal sent to Carthage-  three bushels of gold rings from tho  fingers of the Roman knights stain in  the battle. Cannae is about 200 mile*  from Rome.  The Worm Turned.  "Am I to understand, then." asked!  n disappointed poet as the editor handed back his latest productions, "that  you do not like ray verses?"  "Yes; I don't think much"-r  "Ah, you don't think!   I see-that  explains It,"  Coat ef Arms For Alberta.  Early innouncement   may lie -x*  rv������r>t������d nf the fnet that, the Herald*'  fWleg* ha* annroiwd nf fh* nrono������������������d  coat of arms for the Province of Al*  r\Af*f a  The design unbmltted *hnw* a  wheat field In the centre, with snow*  fapped mountains in th* background,  the whole surr*>nunt������d bv a St.  George's Cross. When this shall have  been approved, ������������ii the nrovimwi ������������f  iW Dominion will hnrr brrn ertm^*  coat* of arm*, but It Is not exn*et������d  that there will h# an* chance In the  eost of arms ot the Dominion Itself,  whlfh will eontlmie to show the shield  nf th- tntir nrHnnl nrrwHnw- On-  fnrio. Onobec Nnva Smfia ������nd N>w  Brnnswlek, although the time mat*  enm* when it shall he considered ad*  ���������flunhl"  to -������"������"���������   tho  rUstf*-)   nnd  In*  r>lndi������ a representation of all the provinces.  World Regeneration,  Tbo world will only lie regenerated)  by degrees and by reform of humiini  character, a task that will always and  of necessity remain the task of> eacl>  and every member of tbe human race.  Alcohol.  Alcohol was discovered in tho thirteenth century,  Thomhlll's Ride.  The greatest ride on horsoback ever  done up to his time was dono by Cow-  por Thornblll, Huntingdonshire, England, April 20,174D. wbo rode 213 mllo������  in twelve hours and seventeen minute*  to win a wager of 500 guineas.  Vanity.  Little Frod-Wby Is It that women  are always complaining about tbclr  ���������ervants? Llttlo Elele-Ob, that's Just  to let people know they fen afford Ut  have 'em.  A Brilliant Baboon.  Tbe mandrill baboon bus tho most  brilliant colorings of any quadruped.  Tf ������howm bin*, rnrl nnrt pn-pV* nf rlvtrl  tints.           Danoe of the Eggs.  On Easter Monday in rural part* of  Germany tho young people, dance on  the village green. The merrvmaklnir  quaintly Is designated "tho danco of  the eggs." -���������____���������__^  Divorees.  According to figures compiled by the*  census bureau at Washington a di*  vorce suit Ih tiled every two minute*  during working hours of court officials,  and a divorce is granted every threo  minutes in tbo United 8tates. Tbl*  has been the average for tbe last twenty years, and census officials fay the>  number la IncreosUu* ���������> da al������,rmltur  ra*������ f  I  vv  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  STOMACH   TROUBLES  OF LONG  STANDING  When Doctors' Treatment Failed this Severe  Case was Entirely Cured by  DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS  Doctors failed to cure Mr. De Cour-  cey because they were satisfied, to  treat the stomach instead of getting  at the cause of trouble in the liver  and bowels.  The most complicated and deep-  seated digestive troubles yield to  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, because of their direct and combined  action on the liver, kidneys and  bowels. We are continually receiving such letters as the following in  regard to the failure of mere stomach treatment:  Mr. Patrick De Courcey, Midgell,  lot 40, P.E.I., writes: 'For some  lime I had stomach .trouble, and was  scarcely ?able to do anything at all.  I was treated by doctors, but they  ���������did not seem to do me anv good. A  friend advised me to trv Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills, and I did so, to  very great advantage, for mv old  trouble has disappeared, and. though  rmst middle age. I feel youn<? and  heartv again. I have groat faith in  Dr. Chase's medicine."  Anotner interesting case of liver  derangements and stomach troubles  is that described in this letter:  Mrs. James Monteith, Saurin, Sim-  coe county, Ont., writes: "I have  used Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills  for liver complaint, biliousness and  terrible sick headaches, and have  found that they are more effective  than any treatment I ever tried.  They cleanse the system thoroughly,  remove the cause of pains and aches,  and make you feel fresh and strong  again. Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills are also excellent for stomach  troubles."  By means of their direct and specific action on the liver���������causing a  healthful flow of bile���������they regulate  and enliven the action of the bowels  and ensure good digestion in the intestines. At the same time they  stimulate the kidneys hi their work  of filtering poisons from the blood.  Dr.    Chasp's    Kidney-Liver    Pills,  nia    n������ll  a d^sfl-     % cont.s  a  hoy;    pfc  ������il  dealer*  or Edmanson,  Bates   &  Co., Toronto.  The Fox Sparrow.  He is plump. He is decidedly  foxy. He has a reddish coat. He  lives upon seeds and insects. He  ranges from Alaska to the southern  states. He's an inch longer than  the English sparrow and belongs to  the finch family. He may be. looked  up hi ornithology as the Passerella  ilica. One of his common names  ferruginous finch.  YOU   KNOW  IS  Giraffes.  Giraffes are the most difficult animals to trap. They are caught with  lassos, bolos or ratatas, a kind of net.  The only animal Impossible to trap is  the gorilla.  He Is too strong and fierce.  That a a satisfactory cup-drawing result must  of necessity depend upon the quality used.  ALADA"  The Primrose League.  The Primrose league was formed iu  England lu the year'1884 in memory ot  Lora Beuconstield. with whom the  primrose Is said to have beeu a favorite flower. Beacousrleld died on April  19. 1S81, and the auniversarj of that  day is termed "Primrose day," when  the flower is generally, worn by his admirers.'  GREEN TEA  Is Absolutely Pure).   Load Packet* Only.    40o, 50c and 60o  Per Lb.   Highest Award. St Louis.  1904.  THE JAPANESE.  Room to Grow in Alaska  Alaska has an area of nearly GOO,-  OOO square miles and 'a white population that does not exceed 40,000;  that is to say, explains the Alaska-  Yukon Magazine, only qnp white  person for every 15 square miles of  country.  There is plenty of room for the  population to grow without encroaching upon the real estate holdings or  property rights of others. The population is confined to coast towns and  interior mining camps. There are  great stretches of country where  there is no sign of habitation nor  evidence that white men have been  there. Often the prospector ie several hundred miles from a base of  supplies or from a neighbor.  A Soothing Oil���������To throw oil  upon the troubled waters means to  subdue to calmness the most boisterous sea. To apply Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil to the troubled body  when it is racked with .pahr means  speedy subjugation of the most refractory elements. It cures pain,  heals bruises,, takes the fire from  burns, and as a general household  medicine is useful in many ailments.  It is worth much.  -HO W^S-TH 1ST   We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward  (or any case of Catarrh that cannot be  cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.  P. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  We, the undersigned, have known'F.J.  Cheney for the last 1G years, and believe  btnv, perfectly honorable in all business  transactions, and financially able to carry  ���������ut any- obligations made by his firm.  Waldlng, Kinnan & Marvin,  Wholesale Druggist*. Toledo, O.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,  moling directly upon the blooa and rnuo-  eus surfaces of the system. Testimonials sent free. Price, 7So. per bottle.  Sold by all Druggists.  Take Hall's Family Pills for Constipation  Won the  Hopoing Bet  Capt. Bragge bet an athlete that  he could not hop up a certain, long  flight of steps two at a time. The  athlete took the bet and made the  trial. But there were forty-one steps,  to the flight, and therefore after  making twenty hops the man found  that he had lost. He paid up, but  accused, Capt. Bragge of sharp practice.,   . '*���������  "Sharp practice!" said Bragge, indignantly. "Well, I'll make the  same bet with you that I can do it."  The other, expecting to win back  his money, assented.  Capt. Bragge then hopped up forty  steps in .twentv hops, and, hopping  back one, finished in the prescribed  manner and won the bet.���������The Tat-  ler.  A friend may well be reckoned the  masterpiece of nature.���������Emerson.  Ask for Mlnard's and Take no Other  "Well,    anyhow,"  "the new   mill   is  Shure,   everything's  place."  said  fitted  in  Cassidy,  up fine.  its   right  A    MOTHER'S   GRATITUDE.  Mrs. V. Cheoret, of St. Benoit,  Que., writes as follows -. "It is with  feelings of the deepest''gratitude that  I write to tell you what Baby's Own  Tablets . have done for -nly baby.  When I began giving him the Tablets  he was so: thin and wasted that he  looked like a skeleton. His digestion  was poorg he was constipated and  cried day and night. I got a box of  Baby's Own Tablets and from the  first they did him a great deal oi  good. His food digested better ; his  bowels worked regularly; his sleep  was natural; he stopped crying and  began to grow fat. I got another box  and am happy to say before they  were all used he was in perfect health  and is now a plump rugged child. I  always keep a box of Tablets in the  house and would advise other mothers  to do the same."   The above is a fair  s   that  P"Not at all," replied Casey; "whin,l^loL alfna'Sof el���������*!  I wint through there th' other day 11?���������%  ?5Q aA.PaftK?L?anala  through there th' other day  seen a lot o' red   buckets  'Fur FJre Only,' an', faix, there was  wather     in     thim!" ��������� Philadelphia  Press.  ,,, , .  prais*  mArLri in������ Baby'8 0wn Tablets.    The Tab*  maiKea|iets cure Bn the; minor ills of   babies  Minard's Liniment Co.,  Limited.  ,    Gent8.���������-I have    used your    MINARD'S LINIMENT in my family and  ���������consider it the best medicine obtainable.  Yours truly,  ALFRED  ROCHAV,  Proprietor Roxton    Pond Hotel and  Livery Stables,  Nearly half a million deaths from  plague occurred iu jndia during six  weeks, i  Fine Care  Fine Hair  It's floe care that makes floe  hair! Use Ayer's Hair Vigor,  new improved formula, systematically, conscientiously,  ���������nd you will get restate. We  know it stops falling hair, cures  dandruff, and la a moat elegant  dressing. Entirely new. New  bottle.  New contents.  .������A-  Z  tiers  renaals wiihaas* veMle  f    Isev lite yeas  Ask ������Us ���������tomtit,  tfeea Sees asaaya  and young children, and are absolutely safe, as they do not contain one  particle of opiate or narcotic. Sold  by medicine dealers or bv mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont,  The old Roman theatre at Orange,  France, was broken into^ and the  burglars carried away a bronze statue weighing a quarter of a ton.  Ah End to Bilious Headache���������Biliousness, which is caused by excessive  bile in the stomach, has a marked  effect upon the nerves, and often  manifests itself by severe headache.  This is the most distressing headache  one can have. There are headaches  from colds, from fever, and from  other causes, but the most excruciating of all is the bilious headache.  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will cure  it���������cure it almost immediately. It  will disappear as soon as the Pills  operate. There is nothing surer in  the treatment of bilious headache.  The Thoughtful  Chauffeur  "Pumpen had a fender  placed on  the front of his machine."  "So he wouldn't run over people,  I suppose?"  "Not at all."  "What, then, was the reason?"  "Why,   the   last   few   times   he  knocked people   down ohe damaged  his     radiator." ��������� Cleveland     Plain  Dealer.  He Is Child.  Fanatic and  Emotional  Savage All In One.  He Is a bundle of contradictions, and,  measured by American standards, he is  a bedlamite,* straight from topsy turvy  land. He may be a Chesterfield and  a cheerful liar one minute and a red  Indian the next���������a sycophant and a  welsher today aud a Napoleon tomorrow.  We westerners have been taught to  regard the little Jap as an amusing  and precocious child given to obstructing sidewalk traffic with his polite contests In kowtowing, to suspending from  the branches of the cherry tree his  dainty poems addressed to his friends  aud to dawdling for hours over the ceremonial tea, and when we see him under the teqt flap, bowing and laughing  and playing checkers, he seems a velvet pawed kitten In khaki. And yet  you and I have seen him In battle a  ramping, raging tiger, greedy of Slav  bayonets and afterward dragging himself to the field hospital, shot to rags,  unwhimpering, a mere bull hide wrapped around a will.  We never know a character until we  have seen It put to the test under  stress���������least of all the combination of  sphinx and Janus known as the Japanese. So studied, tbe embattled brown  boy strikes me as a strange compound  of Little Lord Fauntleroy, Teter the  Hermit and Sitting Bull-cbild, fanatic  and emotionless savage, all In one.���������-  Appleton's Magazine,  It Was Easy  The jury had disagreed and counsel for the defence was explaining  to a fellow-lawyer.  "Oh, yes, it was easy," said he.  "How oTid you manage it?"  "Why, I got two fellows on the  jury: one owned an automobile and  the other owns a horse. I knew  these two would never agree.  Give Holloway's Corn Cure a trial.  It removed ten corns from one pair  of feet without any pain. What it  has done once it will do again.  A moment's patience is ten years'  comfort.���������Greek Proverb.  The discouraged housewife could  not keep her mind and her conversation long away from the servant  problem.  "It is really the burning question  of the day, you know," she said.  "They expect so much money, and  they know ho little���������that is, many  of tlioiu. I had a girl hint winter  who thought tho finger bowls were a  kind of wine glims, and another who  laid out the butter knifo for mo to  carve the steak with, but my latest  recruit, T nm sure, reached the limit.  Sho oiimo to mo well recommended  -by tbo wny, the very worst ones  Heom able to get good references���������  ' nnd I agreed to pay her $20 a month,  ,Tlio second clay sho wan with mo T  i asked her if she could make tea biscuit,  '"Well, ma'arn,' she said, hesitating, as if not quite sure of her ground,  '1 never did put ton leaves in the  dough, but I B'poso I could,'"  Vllnard's Liniment Used by Physicians  A well-known New Yorker who  evinces a keen interest in all that  pertains to the history of our coun-  trv was desirous recently, while in  Boston, of visiting certain localities  interesting by reason of their connection with revolutionary events.  One, morning when he was going  down in the elevator of the Hub's  biggest hotel he said to the man at  the wheel:  "I wish to visit the wharf where  the tea was thrown overboard."  The conductor looked somewhat  mystified. "You'd better inquire at  the. office, sir," he said. "I guess  that happened before I came here.  I've been in Boston only about a  year."���������Philadelphia Ledger.  Ayer's Hair Vigor, it now mide from our  new improved formula, it tbe latest, most  ���������dentine, tnd In every way the very best  hair preparation ever plated anon the  marts'. For falling hair and dandruff If  is the ont great medicine,   MiaitrrtMf.ftajretOs.,  There was never any doubt that a  person who asked Mary Anno Potter  ..   >|uu������uw    \iuulu   gel   ii   Wiuiuui   Hll-  ������wor, rm matter how ivy In;' jf m\t;h\  be to Mary Anno to give it. She  was even known on occasions to give  information unrequired, and unflattering to herself.  One such ocrnainn nrrt������o> when  alter Miss Potter's six-month sojourn  with a western cousin, n thrifty  widower secured her for hi������ bride,  and accompanied her to a Justice of  the Peace to be married.  "This i������ your first marriage?" inquired the justice, m in duty hound  A high color flamed on Mary  Anne s cheek bones, but uhi������ pnvi><\  unflinchingly at lu������r questioner.  "Yes, sir; it's my first chance,"  she ������nid, grimly.���������Youth'* Companion.  Nothing you can wear toitu you io little in real  tomlort, real lervice and teal utiifaciioo at  Pen-Angle  Guaranteed  Underwear  Win*.*!*! Io tbu by |hs d������iWr. by the siW te  Kim. Fotm-fitiod foj cmim ��������� uWi wan I.Mratrk,  wost ihrias, M������a������ Is flay furicraM itykt,  si TWieui .pfipN, Ir, faravMHni.iuM It* worna,  mm isa ehildrw. Trtdf.rurwd la red ai abata  African King's Joke.  Sir John Kirk, who possesses three  distinct knighthoods, is one of Britain's retired consular rulers. His  chief senrfce was in Zanzibar. On one  occasion the Sultan of that country  having a very savage chained lion,  tnbusrht to get rid of it by offering it  to Sir John. Struck by a happy  thought, he reminded the British Con  sul that the Hon formed one ,of the  supporters of tm? Royal Arms above  the gate of the Consulate, and that  the presence of the real brute wovld  therefore be highly flnproprinte! Si'  John pot out of the difficulty neatly. "T  am sure that yoar hiehness would  never make an incomplete present,"  said he. "and when you are able to  accompany tlib lion with a unicorn,  T shall be dplishted to receive your  munificent offer."  The late Lord Ritchie was not renowned as a wit, but a few years ago  he scored against a pompous peer  who resented tho inclusion of a  middle class commoner in the, cabinet. They met at an "official'' dinner, given on the ovo of the opening  of parliament, and when they were  introduced the peer regarded Mr.  Ritchie superciliously, and quite.irrelevantly introduced the subject of  the sugar trade, in which Mr.  Ritchie was commercially interested.  "Quito an interesting busineBH,"  said the peer, playing with his oye-  "Very interesting," the minister  nnsonted,  "How much flugnr goes Uo the  pound, Mr. Ritchie?" inquired Uie  peer, with a slow, inwoiont winile,  "A pound of sugar and a pound of  nnkiim weigh exactly "the Hamo, my  lord," replied Mr. Kitehie.    v  Tho poor turned away with an  angry flush. One of hl������ relatives  hud recently boon convicted of fraud.  ���������London Answer*.  . You cannot possibly hm  *     a better Cocoa than  EPPS'S  A delklons drink and a soitalnlntf  food. Fragrant* nutrition! and  economical. Thii excellent Cocoa  uuiuuiu* tiie tyittm te robmt  health, and enablta It to reilit  winter1! extreme cold.  P0C0A  Sold by Grocers and Storekeeper!  la i������lb. aad Ho Hot,  j**jj*jjj5**~fji*LJjaB*jjj2������-������^������  W.   N.   U.  No   942  Tf attacked with cholera or summer complaint of any kind send at  once for a bottlo of Dr. J, I). Kel*  logg'H Dysentery Cordial and use it  according to directions. It acts  with wonderful rapidity in subduing  that dreadful disease that weakens,  the Wrongest man and that destroys  tho young and delicate. Those who  have used this cholera medicine say  it acts promptly, nnd nover fails to  nffi'ct a thorough own.  ���������  i ui a  A Big fan^* "ilVJ  A good deal ot royal .iffniucance lias  itl'V'll  ttitun   *U  ItlHh,     'i'lli'i"   Ht'lV   b^UI-  <iols of authority lu Mexico before tlio  r*>n<jue������t. Queen .Mary of England re-  loivod on Now Year's day In IBBO "7  fanned to keep thu heto of the fyro,"  imeen KlisalioUi tavoreil the viiNimn  that a fan wan tho only present a sov-  orol������n couUI receive from a subject,  Pans have not always been dainty trl  lies. Jouu do Balzac, a French writer  of the seventeenth contury, wrote frop  Italy during the rel������n of Lout* XIV.  of the enormous fans In use there sus*  ixmdinl fioin Uie t������liluK ami wuktHl l>>*  four servant*, lie rays, "I have ��������� fan  that makes wind enough In my Cham-  Mr to wreck a ship."  "No sale now for any but  St. George'*  Baking Powder  CKf 57 % too!    I don't get  any more cOotplaiutt���������but lots ot.  'compliments.  a*������������l*M;ffi9Ba'~***������"������<*'  So out with these old lines,"  Write The Natlonr.1 Drur & Chemical  Co. of Canada, limited, tor their new  free Cock-Book. t4  SSXS  \  Sleep  Like a. Top :  Don't lie awake with the remedy af'  your elbow.    To  banish  wakefulness, nervous starts, bad dreams���������  to  sleep  soundly and waken re������  freshed���������take  Beechams  Pills  Sold Everywhere.    In boxes 25 cents.  ^M  Nurses' and  Mothers' Treasure  ���������nafeat regulator for baby, Prevent*  colic and vomiting���������gives healthful rest  ���������cures diarrhoea without the harmful  effects of medicines containing opium  or other injurious drugs. 4������i  f*11f*f*S       flic,���������at Urug-Morei,  VUJC9    National Drug A Chem-  Dlarrhoea'^JirSi  *������ WP'UU*  ���������m-._a^PF  WILSON'S  FLY  PADS  On* packet  hem ������������������tually  klHad ��������� buaHal  ���������ffllae.  ��������� fOLD BV ���������  DRUOOtSTS, CHOCIRS AND CENERM, 8T0RII  100. par paeket. or S paokata for Ma  will laurt e, whole season,  H*f*g*9*������������������K*������*aS*a  t'lgaaui 'w-S"'-" ���������   1;i"     - ii*''  THF   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  pniTISH   COLUMBIA.  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  J.   A. Bates,  Editor aud 'Proprietor.  The columns of Thk News are open to all  who wish to express therein views on matters of public interest,  While we do uot hold ourselves reamim-  ble for the utterances of correspondence, we  reserve the right of declining to insert  c iiumuaications unaeoessarily personal.  TUESDAY AUGUST29, 1907  .In another column we publish  a letter from the Secretary of the  Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of  Vancouver In publishing Mr.  Bridges' letter there was no intention of doing the company any injustice, but after some inquiry we  deemed it wise in the interests of  the policy holders of the company  in Goniox valley to bring the  matter to public attention. According to the petition appearing  in another 'column the policy holders want to see the'proper course  taken.  Politicians are of many kinds,  and every student has his own i-  dea of classification. Not all the  politicians are bad ;nor are they all  good. Politics mean the science  of government ^politicians are the  scientists of government. Many  of these scientists, some of the best  of them, are never heard of in the  cities* They spend their days in  tilling the soil, and their evenings  in thoughtful discourse with their  fellows.    They are the inglorious  Union  tepiiait t Manainio Ity  SJ^IAlTJJEnL.    O       TiJL^rXS,      FxiOFiaiET.  English 4 x BURTON always on tap also, the famous MILWAUKEE  BEERS���������Anhennpr, Bobemia.i. Scblitz, &o. M OLD GREY BKAJiU"  SCOTCH WHISKY, Best Wines and Liquors of all kinds,  The Boarding aad Lodging Department, under the immediate superintendence of Mrs  Davis, will be tou d First class in every respect.  BATES,  $1 00 per day upwards.  The Right Price  FURNITURE STORE  As the result of a recent judicious purchase a new lot of ifurniture arrived this week.   We sell at prices to suit all pockets.  REPAIRING A SPECIALTY,  J. H. COLLINS, Cumberland.  Solons, whose ideas and "ideals, get  some way or another np finally to  the big men in authority, Perhaps  the big men send out their scouts  to get in touch with these real politicians. Not all the men who  pose as politicians in the picture  part of the newspapeis are real  politicians; they are for the most  part papier-mache politicians.  And very sad it is the man whose  classic b,row affords great scope  for a two-column half tone in tho  newspapers, cant make even half a  vote among the people. Some  men are so proud of seeing their  name in print arid if they see it  bolow what is supposed to be a  half-tone, so much the bettor and  among the many reasons for the  making of a politician this is one  and probably the principal one,  Special Offer  - 30 Days -  We 0 offer  the following    High  Grade nnd popular  "Charter Oak Ranges"  delivered at Cumberland Wharf  in the following sizes at prices  given below  Gash with Order  W'e "guarantee these Ranges to be  perfect bakers and  give absolute satisfaction or money refunded.  No 8���������4 bole, oven 14 x 20 x 13 ai $40  No 8���������6 hole, oven 14x20x13 at $44.  No 8-6 hole, oven 18x30x13 at. $52.    WA-TSOTsT ������& MCGREGOR. Victokia.b c  ^ivepside Hotel  THE FINEST HUNTING AND FISHING GROUNDS  -     ��������� ON THE ISLAND. -h  Livery.Stable, Telegraph Office and Barber Shop Convenient  to Hotel.  Everything up to Date.  DAVIS & FEGHNEE, proprietors.  At a meeting of the Orillia  Branch Lord's Day Alliance, on  tho 16th of July, 1900, after discussion, the clergymen present,  on the suggestion of the Rov. Dr.  Grant agreed that while welcoming associations which, in their  corporate capacity attend divine  service, thoy should not be accompanied by bandB of music, or hold  any procession on the Lord's Day  other than walking between their  Lodge rooms and the Church; that  such special services should be at  the ordinary hours of public worship, and also that there should be  no excursion or invitations to bre*  them nt ������ di������tfl'i"<������, ������*v! no putor-  U'tuutvid of I'.MiliJg biulhem hi  connection v, ith such services on  the day of rest���������Lord's Day Ad*  vor'nir*.  Fresh Fruit  On Wednesday and Thursday  of each week we have fruit.  Call and give us a visit,  D. Hunden,  Dominion  Hotel  Vietotua. B. C.  Tho Rates are Lower than other  first-class hotels, with Accomodation Superior to many.  Rooms with or without bath.  American Plan   $1.50   to $2.50.  per day.  European Plan, Rooms only,  .50 to $1.50, per day.  Free Bus.  STEPHEN JONES.  Wanted���������A good reliable horse  for delivery waggon. Apply���������  S. Leiser& Co.  Cumberland,  Tho Seorat of  1 Beautiful Complexion.  Now ItovMled  What beauty is more desirable  ) than an exquisite complexion  and elegant jewels. An opportunity VOll EVERY WOMAN" TO  obtain doth, for a limited time  only.  Tho directions and recipe for  obtaining a faultless complexion  is the secret long guarded by the  master minds of the ORIENTALS and GREEKS.  This we obtained after years  of work and at great  expeuse.  It is the method used by the  fairest aud most beautiful women  of Kurope,  Hundreds of American women  -%s  "is^JllfaMx,  ������-*52T������T*TTr; t'  m���������  "^  s. s.  'Oity of Nanaimo.  vxGTosarji.--cc^(iox:     epxttb  Sails ft run v'ictona Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling .it North Saanich  Cowichan Hay Maple Bay, Crofion,  kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  or passengers offer.  Leaves Nana,mo Tuesday, c, p.m., for  Union Hay and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday,1 7 a.m., for  Comox and way ports.   s  Leave? Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Siils from Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., for  Victoria, catling at Kuper and Thetis  Islands, Crofton, Maple Bay, Cowichan Bay and North Saanich when  freight and passengers offer  North Saanich when tide and weather  i conditions permit.  VANOOUVER - NANAIMO - LADY  SMITH   BOUTE  S. S.     "JOAN."  . Sails I om   Vancouver  for   Nanaimo  daily, except Sundays, at 1..30 p.m.  Sails from   Nanaimo   for- Van ouvei\  daily, except Sundays, at 7 a.m.  TIMETABLE  EFFECTIVE  Monday, October 1st, 1906        >  who now use it have expressed  their delight and satisfaction.  This secret is easily understood and simple to follow audit  will save you the expense of  creams, cosmetics, bleaches and  forever give you a beautiful com  plexiou and free your skin from  pimples, bad color blackheads,  etc. It alone is worth to you  many times the jprice we ask'  you to send for the genuine diamond ring of latest desigu.  We sell you this ring as one  small profit above manufacturing cost. The price is less than  one half what others charge.  The recipe is free with every  ring.  It is a genuiue rose cut diamond ring sparkling brillancy  absolutely gauranteed, very dain  ty, shaped like a Belcher with  Tiffany settiug of la Kt. gold  shell, ai your local jeweller it  would cost you considerable more  than two dollars.  We mail you this beautiful complexion recipe free when your order is received for ring and two  dollars in money order, stamps or  bills. Wet your order in before  our supply is exhaused.  This offer is made for a limited time only as a means of advertising nnd intrndnHnjr our  goods.  Send to day before this opportunity is forgotten.  T C. Moseley,  82 W-������t gfl ������ir������*r, Vrw VorV ftfry.  Iu  all women   for   oollioti'ig  unu tad sailing oar novaltiet.  we give Big Premisou, una* name to-day  for oor new plan of Big Profits with Ultlt  work     Writ*   t*wd������y.    Addrsas C.   T.  MOSKLKY. Premium   dopartm-nt, S3 R.  SSKtrwt, Now York city.  NORTHMOUND���������Rpfld Down  Passenger Trains  Daily  Suurtax  Stations,  No. 1  Wed.  Sat  No. *  DerlOOlT-  Victoria,  JL/ti. II ull  Russels,  9.04  16 04  Shawnigan,  10.17  17.J.  (4  10.22  17. I*'  Cobble Hill,  10.40  17. Hi  (Jrwiohan,  10.48  17.4 1  Koksilah,  10 53  17.47  DiTDcan 'a,  ���������3-1.00  17.5J-  Somenos,  11.07  18.li  West!) ol me,          '  .       11.18  18.2:  Onemainus,  ������������������....   11 32  -18 ������������  Ladysiriith,      ,  11.57  18,5/  South Wellington,  12.18  19.19  Nanaimo,  / 12.35  19.30  Wellington,  '  Ar 12,53  ���������ArlOM.  SOUTH BOUND-Rend Up  No. 2   '  No. 4  Victoria,  Ar. 12.0U  19.55  Russule,  12 02  19.51  Shawnigan,  10 51  18.35  11  '.0,48 ,  18.30  Cobble Hill,  10.40  18.22  Cowiohaii,    ,  10.15  18.08  Kokhilah,  10.011  18 03  Dunoau'B,  10 02  17.58  SoirifruoB,  0.47  17 43  Westholme,  0.37 ���������  17.32  Uhemaiims,  9.25  17.22  Ludysuiith,  ii      '  De. 9.00  Do, 10 68  Ar. 8.50  Ar. 10 48  South Wellington,  8.28  10,27  Nanaimo,  8.15  1615  Wellington,  De. 8.00  De. 10 00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tic-  kets on sale, good over mil and steau.et  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged fot on application to the  Dist, Pass. Agent at Victoria.  The Companv reserves the right to  change without previous notice, steamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Snle from and to  all StHtions, good lor going journey Saturday and Sunday, returning not later  than Monday,  J, W, TROUP, Gon. Sup, B.O. Oomt Set.  0. L. COURTNEY, Diit. Frt. ft I am. Ag.  Granite and Marble Works*  Granite and Marble Monument*, Tab*  lata, ������io.. at the loweat prioes, eon-  ���������.Mr-**   with    flnt^lui   *tn-W   -.nit  woiktu*u������h\y.   Write for particulars.  A. Stouiart,  Yates St.  Victoria,  B. C.  Moppoclii Bros,  A-ISTID  Teamino;  I am prepared to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming at  reasonable rates,  D. KILPATRlCK  Cumberland  OUR BEST  OUUBIINa OFFERS  This paper AND A NEW Subscription to  Regular prio������* for both.   Our Prioe  Daily Witness,      $4.50 $3.00  Weekly Witness,    2.50 2.oo  World Wide,         3.00 2.25  Northern Messenger 1.90 1.75  Our calculations are based striotl) n ue  oash in aiv:ince.   Samples of these paper  may be seen at our office.  QOLLEGiAflT^CHOOr  FOR BOYS  The Laurels.        Belcher Street  Victoria 6. C  Patrou and Visitor,  ra.  J-OED  BISUOP  OF  COLUMBIA.  Heart Master  I.W. LAING, ESQ ,   M.A.,   OXFORD.  Assisted by three Graduates of the Recog-  ized Universities of Great Britain and Can-  ida.  gRrOAD, Cakes and Pies deliver  ed daily to any part of City.  fuli.8T9ck_ m Qf00*eries  Moderare terms for boarders.  Property cons stx of Jive acres with spaci-  us ajhool buildinits,   extensive   recreatin-  grounds cymuasium.     Cadet cor pa orgaon  zed.  APPLY TO HEAD MASTER.  TW*������IMO������*> 1 * ������t������n������llam  Good  Buys.  VANTED���������To Huy a Cottage on the  istalment plan   . Owner leave terms at  his office.  .? O K SA LE���������The fine 1 esidence of M r.  T. E. Bute, situated at the  corner  of  ���������Vinderniere and First Street is for fsale  it the low figure .of $1400*.   For particu-  ���������irs. Apply Cumberland News.  3175 bnyu a good lot it this oity.~       "~  FOR SALE���������IO |icrps good laud in Comox Valley, (.uitable for phlcken ranoh.  Beimtiful stream rum.ing through property.  Apply at this oflloe.  FOR SALE-1G0 aores, 60 acres ohopped  nnd flbnut 10 aores cleared. High land,  and excellent pasture laud. Terms can  be nrriintfod to suit.  1000 shares Richard 111 mining stock, 50 cents per share-  apply at this office,  FOR SALE*���������186 aores, one mile water  front, 40 aores cleared; 2 houses, one containing 8 rooms, another 0 rooms; barn  50 x 80, A most desirable place for a  suraraor resort and central place for a  hotel.  WANTED-Abont ten aores oleared,  with or without house. Must be good  land und fronting water. State lowest  price.  FOUSALE���������8 Jorsey oows, fresh, and  in flrst-olass oouditiom also a few year-  ling helfera.  Apply to W. M. Roy.  $800 CASH biiyBnrit-olau house  on Mnryport avenue.  FOR SALE-90 acr*s, with 10 acres  cleared! $1,000 worth of timber, fir cedar, white pine, and spruce. 75 acres of  bottom land. 8 roomed house and outbuildings. Lots of spring water, and on*  ly about a miles from Cumberland,  $l(00 buys-100 aores timber ranch, 6  miles from Oourtonay.   -  For Hnlfl���������IflO nnren 2t< ttiIIm from Cmrt  nffy.Ahniit 20 acros fltonrfld nomn ynn.r������ ft.  go. Right In lino of rnllwny construction  Close b Courtenay river.  FOR SALE���������A farm of 160  acres, also house and barn, situated near Comox valley Beautiful location, convenient to the  saltwater. For particulars ap-  plyat this office  FOR RENT���������A good house  on Maryport Avenue. Apply for  particulars at this office,  FOR 8ALB-On������ Mure, Good Road-  stir. Appl) to Ucorgo BoadnoU, Comox,  B.C. ' *��������� >���������-' V F$?������>*   ., ^\\  (9  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, 'BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  S8D8.'  f%m, PLfliiiX  c^raspsaas  FOR-THIS  FARM, GARDEN, LAWN  or CONSERVATORY  S0tf*"WH>  r������ Wn t-'-ag  afn������KJ  U5S553So5iccdc:  E.W.GlLLETTt:ri1^MV  b  TORONTO. ONY.  notice.  Riding on locomotives and   railway cars of  the   Union   Colliery  Compiany by any  person   .ir   persons���������except "rain.orew���������iu; strictly  prohibited.    Employees   e,re sub-  iec to dismissal for. allor   3g same  By order 0  Francis 0  Littik  Manager.  lien in Oniberland  Stay at the..........  VEJVIt OME.  t&   All Oonvkniiwcks for Guests.  Thk Bar is Supplied with  Best Liquors and Cigars  J. R. BANNEUMAN.  JAPANESE  at a Low Price,  Wholesale and Retail.  Swew*. and Clean'jm  itv  Bo lbs"...'.!::.'"?.:.. ......$2.65  No. 5 Japtown, Cunihiirlaiid B,  ���������.    ������������������(.. .���������,..., .������������������,>w.Wall   !��������� Iia���������������W II  JOHN McLEODS  FOR PIR8T*(JLAHH  CANDY, FRUITS,  GIGARj-V & TOBACCOS  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  DC8I0N8  Copyrights Ac.  SAn-ono ponding a nkotoh mid donorlptlon may  ttfqalr iwoortnln onr opinion frooj������i������of.hor nn  loiiijltrlotjyoontlilontrul. 11/  Mntfrau. (ildo*t nuonoy r6r.UvJ,..,,.Bj...v.,..^.  Pnuiits tftkon through Munn>w rooolfo  iptwinotict, without ohnrnc, lu tuo  iT'Commiinlfla-  I00K on j'oiouU  Scientific Jftttericait*  A hniKlaomol- lllii'tr/itod weakly. LrirBOBt ������jjr������  Cjiisllon of any loioniifla iqurna. Tormi, IB h  rojiri four montlii, ll. Soiai>yali nowidulori,  floo, mVBU Waiblotfton, I*. 0.  Cook's Cotton Root Compound.  NO seedier plum.-, NO pitle.������������   apples, NO c"i>lesB corn���������just old  leliabie varie'ie^ot reasonable-  prices  Fertilizers '        Bee  Supplies  Suray Pumps  Spraying Materials Cut Flowers  Etc,    Etc.  Oldest established nursery on the  Mainland of B. C..,-       Catalog Free  M. J.HENRY  Greenhouses and P. O. Address- 3010 Westminster Ra.ii;  BRAN ;H ND.RSBR] ES-S.mth Vancouver  P.S.���������If your local merchants do not;  h.indk my s.:eds, send direct.. We. prepay 50 packets assorted varieties of  GARDEN SEEDS in ordinary 5c'papers  (tested stock) to your nearest post office  for $1���������20 packetsfor 50c,, trial collection  of fltronjrtli-No. 1, ill So,Tg  lOneRrona.Rtron0er.JM1 No, $  for spoolal oimoH, $5 por DO*.         faulli  l/V  Uli UiUfcUioU). Ui ttuj,  7     vT"-   nrnimtn  on TMwTfifc of prloo.  BeiKMlDlOlNlOMOIIONTO.ONT. (lormcriy\VU4lSfl  Draft control���������perfect |  draft control, that's one |  k thing you'll like about |  tliis range.   Speci- \  ally big fire door|  has an extra draft'  M slide at top.   In-  ,VM side that slide |  %| there's a shield |  m that carries the i  P draft DOWN fl  0m under the, fire (j  mj' ���������and up again. |  COAL MINES REGULAT-  ION act:  NOTICE OF EXAMINATION.  is hereby given that Examinations will be held for  1st, 2nd, and 3rd Claps Certificates of  Competency under the pre visions of the  ''Coal Mines Regulation A'ct" on tho  17lh, 18t.h and 19th days of Septembi r,  19u7, commencing at 9 o'cl< ck in the  toreuoou.  The examinations will be held at Fer-'  tie, Nanaimo aud Cumberland.  The Subjects will by as follows:  First Class Ckrtificates.  Minir.g-Act-and-Spcjcial-Rulesr.���������Mine,  k'ases.   Ventilation. General Work, Mine  Machinery.   Surveying.  BiicoNi) Class Certificates.  Mining Act and Special Rules. ' Mine  Gases. Ventilation.   General Work.  Third Class Certificates.  Miii'my; Act and, S;'ociuJ Rules. Mine  C.isea aud Genor d Work.  Applications must be mado.'io. the undersigned not lator than September 7th.  i9()7, Hccompiiuied by.the,statuary foen,  11a follow^:  By an applicant for First Class Exam-.  iU'ifciuU r". $10.  By an applicant for Soooud Class Examination - - $10.  By an applioaut for Third Class Ex-  amirmwou - - - 85.  Tho, appliontions'mubt be accompanied by ffcstimomaJB and evidence stating  that :���������''���������.'..���������; ' '''.. ;.,��������� ���������  [a]. If a candidal* for First (jlnss, that  he is a British subject and hna'at leiiBt  live years experiencH in or about tho  prnctioal working of a ooal mine, and is  at l^ast twenty-five years of ago.    ,  [b|. If a candidate for Second Class,  that he line had at leant flvo ywir-i experience in or about tho practical working  iil'iicoal mine.  |,o]. If a oaudidate for Third Claws,  that ho has had at least three years cx-  porionoeiti or about the praotioal working of a ooal mine.  tdj A onndidnto for a Oertiiloato of  Competouoy as Manngor, Ovormnn, Shift-  boss, FiroboBd or Bhotllghter,, shall produce a oortifloato from a duly quiilillcd  praotitloner allowing tliut ho had taken  <i course in ambulance work fitting him,  the said candidate, to givo flrat aid to  men injured in ooal niiniug operations,  By order of the Board of Appointment  of Examiners.  Pjiancw II. SitRi'iiKnn,  Soorotitry.  Nanaimo, B. 0. July Gtli, 1007,  ������|'jll|l������|l������|w|������������|l^w|M|l������|������������jw|w|*.|������������|>|i|w|l������|w|<������|,J  Burns  either wood or coal with  real economy, because the  draft, system is always  under your control���������easy to  handle as to set a clock  ahead or back. Big copper-  lined   reservoir,   utilizing  heat other  ranges  waste;  gives an, always ample supp  of hot-water, ��������� more economy  and more convenience. You really  ought: to see this range, ���������it's  0 handy in every detail.  MAGIO BIRDCAGE.  There's no  range that gives  you so much kitchen  comfort for the money���������  so much certainty that it  WILL cook right and  I can't   help  but  BAKE  right.   Won't   you  call   and    see   it ?  A Simple Trick That Holds an Anton.*.  tailing Optical  llluHlon.  No simple little trick Is more astonishing than the one herein described.  Any hoy or girl can perform It, or,  rather, can make it perform itself, and'  It will excite no end of wonder among  those who try It,  Take an ordinary sheet of paper and!  on it draw as well as you can a picture of an empty birdcage and near It,  on the right, a picture of a bird, !*���������  particular skill Is needed/but the be*  THE GUKNEY FOUNDRY CO.,  Limited���������Toronto  Montreal  Hamilton        Winnipeg  Calgary     Vancouver  *^-2SS22tS2L  ^aie i>y Jiagaetiajiv Mm,\^M  ��������� ^v*9QMi^^**&j**i^m^i*>c-������ix*jr^v**i-\\ i i.nftuimn m  When in Courtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Every conver.ieuce for guests.  The O&utial Hotel for Sportsmen  None but the. Bebt of Wines and  Liquors  ai  ilvi  Bar,  RATES REASONABLE  John Johnston,     Prop  Make your wants   known  THROUGH   COLUMNS OF   Nk.WS.  m j**:*... <..������ -tn aruror-aK*s*rJJ*������*a  W$&\ Weofi/s jenosplwdiiM-  m*~  ous Debility, Mental and Ttvain Worry, J)u.  pondency, i'exwai Weakuctta, Emissions, Spa  matorrhim, ami Effects of Abuse or Iwcesaa,  Price *1 pur box'. slxfor$5.   Oi'O willplouso.f.x  will euro.   Sold by all druggists or mailed n.  plain i)kw. on rocolpt 'of price.   New wr Met  mailed free.   Tho Wood Modtclne Co.  yformcrlu tVindaor) Toronto, Ont.  -   "BRA.IK STORM,  Last'liiglit I took a hammer,  And sume nails to tix a chair--  My mind \yas gay and happy,  And all the world seemed fair  The first nail I hammered  Was my finger.   See?  And the brain storm then   that  followed.  Wrecked my whole mentality.  Her Husband���������"If a man steals  no matter what it is���������he will regret it. His wife���������"During onr  coWfsffi|TyOTHTsetl^^^^  from me." Her husband���������k'Well  you heard what 1 said "  Daughter���������"But he was so full  of   absurd     ideavs. "    Mother���������  Jfever l'nind that dear,   Yowv fat  her  was just  tlio same  before  J  married libn."  tBBBSBSBwaaa  A  ��������� <  STAR *  THE CAGE AND THE BIBP.  ter the pictures are drawn the u;oi'*i  natural, of course, will everything appear.  Now say to the spectators���������for wo  aro assuming that you are performing  tho trick for the amusement of a company���������that you will make one of tbem  or all of them, onfr at a time, see the  bird actually enter the cage. '  Of course they will laugh at you and  say that what you propose is absurd,  . for how can the picture of a bird movo  and enter the picture of a cage? Let  U3 tell you how.  The accompanying Illustration showa  bow tho pictures should be drawn.  Perhaps It might bo as well for you to  copy It Now take an .ordinary visiting card and. holdlug It between your  thumb and your finger, let it touch the  paper on the line between the caga  ���������and-_the_blrd.JllAce_yiiu������s^lf_p^p^lto_  to the light, whether from a window or  . a gas jet, so that the card;will not  " throw a- shadow, and then press your  nose against the edge of the card and  look at the two pictures.  Thus you will see the bird with your  right eye and the cage with your loft,  and for an Instant they will both seem  stationary. Then .all at once the bird  will appear to move toward the ca,*?e  and finally to enter It, just as If it had  life and had gone In through a door.  If your puzzled friends deslro an explanation of the phenomenon, refer  them to, the book ou optics in their  natural philosophy.  The drink ol' strongmen and healthy women  <S.  MlON BREWERY BEER  Is The Best  Bottled or In  Barrel!*.  The UNION BREWING Co.,       Nanaimo B.C,  P, PHILLIPS HB&ISfl?  l-3arri������ter and Solicitor  urnl  Notary PubJlo  Conveyanol n si  ��������� fieiherland    B. n.  : Stable  :: H*yman & Maxwell, t  Proprietor*  . -aaaaaaaaa-a-B-Baaaaaa-aaaaaa,  !, TEAMSTEUH, and  DRAYMEN  .���������SINGLE  nnd  DOUBLE   IU(,H  "���������For   MIRK.       ALL   nRJiK^  I'ROMITLY ATTENDED-' T'-  . t������v*a*m, Jam������������i.laaj������l������Mnm gmaiiiam kwav,!, at,  i; 3rd St, Gumlidrlaiid J  Yft.  *i[., 1 * * 1. ������������������ >,  if  '.1, j, , s  -' . . K  W/.'A7/0������#v:  h1  1  4  ��������� A  s������i������!ito������������  ��������������� .*  The HUDSONS BAY OO  Sole Accents for B 0  .*������ THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND.  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  HEALTH  NOTES  FOR JUNE.  Spring Catarrh l������ a well defin  ������d Spring disease. The usual  symptoms are given above.. A  ^jtjottle. of Pe-ru-na taken in time  fiprtTI���������promptly���������arrest���������th*���������course  <of trie disease known as Spring  'flCatarrh.      '  An American Necessity  "When the Presbyterian General  Assembly condemns the Sunday  Riewspaper it censures 99 per cent of  tfcs membership. A resolution  against the Sundav breakfast would  Ibe equally effective,���������Portland Ore-  ..jgonian.  ^TfftvvAY to the West  "'io'the East and to the South is via  '' tta   Canadian    Northern    Railway.  Through daily trains between Ed-  '���������' moirton,   Winnipeg   and   St.   Paul.  Dining and Sleeping Car services  'are unexcelled. Compartment Lib-  ^rary.     Observation    cars    between  'Winnipeg and St. Paul. Have you  ' ������a*n the great Saskatchewan Valley  ''with'its fertile farm lands P If not,  ' le* us suggest a trip out there this  *��������� summer.   Any agent will be pleased  Ho furnish information, or write 0.  *W. Cooper, Asst. General Passenger  Agent, Winnipeg.  Trate Parent���������Here! What is all  fthis noise?  Bobby���������Ploase, papa, we are play*  Stir trains, and 1 am the locomotive,  Irate ..Parent���������Yoii are the locomotive, eh? Well, I think I'll just  ���������wwitch ���������you.���������Illustrated Bits,  tvllnard's Liniment, Lumberman's  Friend  Tbo Gernian emperor's visit to tho  Danish court ban boon ilxed for September.  'ENGLISH 8PAV1N LINIMENT remove*  ���������All hard, soft or jiillounod lumps and blemishes  from Iiomm, b'oau    spavin,    curbs,    splints.  ,'rtafbono, iwo'iioy, >tlfk������, *ur������liu, sore ana  Mwollan lliroiil   r mull*, dig, Suve $50 by uie  ��������� *t one bottle, Wnrrnr;lod tbo mom wonderful  1 BletQl'h Cure eror known.  Silas Hardacro���������Yos, every Tugs*  '<rlay and TlmrHday night is "ripping up night" with the ladies' sowing social iu this town.  City Drummer���������Indeed! And what  <3o they rip up?  SilitH Hardaeie���������Carpet rags, pedigrees and the absent niombors.������������������  Chicago Nowm.  DODDS   >  KIPNEY^  rV PILLS .^  A GAME  OF POKER.  15    ______  It Was an Object Lesson on Playing  Cards With Strangers.  A card sharp well known to the  stewards of the great ocean liners was  a passenger on a recent trip across.  lie received a line at ..Queenstowu,  which had the effect "of keeping hiiu  out of the lar^e games in the smoking  room, Re contented himself with pe-  nucule'aud bridge -at 25 cents a hundred points. On the eveuing before  landing one of his bridge party, none  of whom knew that he was a professional with a bad record, proposed  changing the game to poker. "It's  bad practice," said the card sharp, "to  play poker with strangers. There's too  much risu. but it's all right iu mis  case." The others said there was no  risk if a man had good sense and kept  his eyes open. The deal fell to the professional, aud when cards had been  drawn by each man he said: "Now  I'll show you how much you know.  Mr. A. you have the winning hand.  Mr. B, your three queens look good,  but what show have they against Mr.  C'a four fives? And what good are  they against A's four kings? r>oes It  t:.Hyr  It did. and A said. "Well. It's my  pot."  "1 was afraid that might happen, so  I dealt myself a straight flush." He  showed it. arose ..from his chair aud  Raid: "Give the steward "what I put in.  This was an object'lesson���������don't play  poker   with   strangers."  The Barbecue.  The word "barbecue" is derived from  the Spanish word "barbacao" and is a  native 'Haitian term for a wooden  framework supporting meat or fish to  be smoked or'dried over a fire. In  its popular sense It means a large social or political entertainment in the  open air at which sheep or oxen are  roasted whole and all the feasting is  on a most liberal scale. Georgia Is  probably the native home of the barbecue and is called the Barbecue State.  Who prepared the first barbecue is unknown. Deer, bear and other game  constituted the meat roasted in the  barbecues of fifty years ago.  "' "" TK^ButcKeT'rSrrTo'ekr ������������������  The butcher's, smock was blue; It  looked much neater than the white  smocks of his friends, all smeared with  dried blood. "Every butcher," said the,  man, "ought to wear a blue smock.  Why? Because dry blood wou't show  on It. Dry blood turns bluish, and on  a smock of this color It is invisible. I  am descended from a long'line of  butchers, and from father to son the  word has been passed down always to  wear, for neatuejs' sake, a smock of  blue."  Croutons.  To cut bread Into dice before trylug,  If it is to be used as croutons te uot  tbe most approved method. When done  In this way it becomes very hard and  indigestible. The bread should rather  be cut into thin slices and then stamped out In circles a little larger than a  quarter or cut Into squares of about  the same size or In oblongs two Inches  long aud over one-hnlf lueh thick,  These tossed into hot lard and taken  out almost Instantly in the frying  basket are the most palatable  Queer Marriages.  In southern India marriage with Inanimate objects Is not altogether unknown. A man who has lost two  wives and wishes to marry nnothor  will go through a formal marriage  ceremony with a plantain tree, which  Is afterward cut down, This stands  for the third marriage, which Is considered Inauspicious, and the man feel*  free to make a fourth marriage with a  third woman.  The Modern Version,  "I want my boy to bo ablo tw *������nni  his own living."  "To earn it, Mr. MorgoiT  "Well, to trot It"  ��������� ���������  Bible For Botha.  When the now legislative assembly  o{ tho Transvaal met for the first time  at Protoria, the committee of the  Bible Society provided two Bibles,  one in Knglish and one in Dutch, to  bo usod by the members of tho Assembly In taking the oath. Those  books will bo suitably inscribed and  afterwards presented to General Ho-  tba, the flrHt Premier of tho Transvaal, as a souvenir of this historic oc*  Saves  Celluloid Starchneeds  no cooking ��������� just  cold water and 'tis  ready. 'Twon't stick,  yet gives a better  gloss, with less iron-  rubbing, than any  starch you know.  La price is little.  Your dealer sells it.  Try it this week.   2^4  Celluloid  Champion Button Sewer,  The Philadelphia Record declares  Mint Charles C. Iteber, an employee In  a shirt factory at Straimtown, Berks  county. Pa., is an expert at sewing on  buttons. He se.ved on 4,200 buttons  me day recently in five and one-half  .ours, which' means (H)0 shirts, seven  uttons to a shirt, or about fourteen  ajttons in a minute. At another time,  not being aware of the fact that he  vas being timed, he sewed ou seven  aittons in twenty-five seconds. Air.  .ieber claims he can fasten, on a  wager, twenty-one buttons In a minute, seven buttons to a shirt  >  Miwb  The New Squire  An old offender in '������orks county  was recently introduced to a new  county justice as John Timmins,  alias Jones, alias Smith.  "I'll try the two women first." said  the justice.    Bring in Alice Jones."  A GREAT TRIUMPH  GAINED BY DR. WILLIAMS PINK  PILLS FOR  PALE PEOPLE  Great Things From Little Causes  Grow���������It takes very little to derange  the stomach. The cause may be  slight, a cold, something eaten or  drunk, anxiety, worry, or some  other simple cause. But if precautions be not taken, this simple cause  may have most serious consequences.  Many a chronically debilitated constitution today owes its destruction  to simple causes not dealt with in  time. Keep the digestive apparatus  in a healthy condition and you will  be well. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  are better than any other for thJ3  purpose.  The Kilt.  Mnny other people besides Pentsmnn  woar tho kilt. It Is the national dress  of tho Albanian, the Mnssnllun shop*  herd- ami \\w luuiutUiuvvi- ui' tut)  TSbot and Assam frontiers.  Speed In Walking,  ���������Thorp's nn end of people," said a  man who walks a rxront deal himself,  "who think they n>ii|i| walk four mile*  an hour, aiid v������������ry Hi������.|y thoy could,  but they would haw U> uikvc alow*  vory briskly to do It As 11 matter of  fact very few, poopli* Indeed do walk  four miles nn hour. Tttrw miles Is a  very fair p-lt. and when one exceeds  that bo Is Uwlunlui* to walk fait  The Doctors of Mount Clemens Institute Prove the Value of These Pills  in the Case of Mr. S. Harris, Government Inspector of Elevators of  Hamilton, Ont.  From the Star, Dundas, Ont.  We were much pleased to see Mr.  S.-Harris,-the well known Government  insnectat of elevetors of Hamilton, in  Dundas the other day, greatly improved in health and appearance since  the last time we.met. him- As is  known to many of the Star readers,  Mr. Harris has recovered from a long  and severe 1 illness, and is now quite  able to attend his usud. duties. From  this long illness many predicted Mr.  Harris would never recover, and the  fact that he is once more able to go  around very nearly as spry as he did  before he was attacked, is little less  than marvellous to them.  In reply to our reporter, Mr. Har-  Til~relat������d-the-early-stages---of~the-at-  tack and subsequent sufferings which  he experienced, and while he did not  court publicity, decided that in   the  public  interest  he  would  relate  the  circumstances of this wonderful cure.  About fourteen months ago Mr. Harris woke up one morning with a stiff  neck; try as he would, and after applying all  the  remedies    externally  that he could hear or   think   of,   he  was unable to get rid of it.   The stiffness moved,,to the spine and shoulders, then to his hips, until it made  almost a cripple of him, and it   was  with extreme difficulty that he could  get out of bed at all.   As for walking  it was out of the question with him.  The attack became so bad   that he  was unable to put on either his coat,-  vest or hat.   From time to time he  called in various medical men, none,  of whom were able t_ give him much  relief.   It was almost impossible for  him to raise his feet from the floor,  and all pronounced his a severe case  of muscular rheumatism, giving him  little encouragement   as to his ultimate recovery.   However, one medical  gentleman finally   recommended   the  baths, and as a last resort Mr. Harris decided to follow his advice, and  went to Mount Clemens, Mich.   As  is customary with all patients,   Mr.  Harris had    to undergo a thorough  examination in order to determine if  the system ean stand   this rigorous  treatment. After several examinations  had been made   as to Mr.   Harris'  condition, the physicians there finally  decided   that he   was not   suffering  from muscular rheumatism at all, but  that his ailment was of the nerves,  nnd told him that   the bnths would  do him little or no good; that ho required altogether different treatment,  Mr. Harris   placed   himself in   the  bands of one of the physicians there,  and whnt   seemed quite   strange to  him, they did nothing for him but  administer medicine in the shape of  pills,   Shortly   lifter ho   commenced  this     treatment     ho     began     to  improve      perceptibly,      and      his  npputite     greatly     improved,      He  began to walk around slowly at first,  but soon was ablo to get around more  Minn ho could for a year provious, He  was able to put on his coat and vest,  mid began to feel like his former self.  His improvement was so rapid and  perceptible not only to himself, but to  others, that he was   piled with   all  Moris of questions as to bis wonderful  recovery.   Tbe medical attendant was  questioned us to the nature of the medicine which wns being administered.  Much to the surprise ot Mr, ilitiTjn  and ,oilier putieuU thuiv, be u.!,> b/ld  that it Mas a well known Canadian  remedy, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, ond  was advised   to   continue thoir   use  for n time on his return home.   Mr,  IL;;;;,    :,   loud  in  b|a  nvnW of tbe  wonderful     curative     qualities     of  Dr.    Williams'    Pink    Pills,   and  consented to make his ease public in  the hopo thnt ho might benefit others  similarly afflicted.   Mr. Harris   has  long been a resident of Hamilton, being a well known builder nf elevators,  os well as Government inspector of  th" emtio, m thnt bl������ prominence and  well known integrity is evidence that  he is sincere in the   statements   ho  made.  Preparations for reconstructing the  Chinese navy and the docks are proceeding, money being collected for  that purpose from each province.  Pleasant as syrup; nothing equals  it as a worm medicine; the name  is Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator. The greatest worm destroyer  of the age.  '"Weil, have you made enough  money to retire on?"  "Better yet���������I've inade enough to  stay up all night on."���������Cleveland  Leader-  Keep Minard's Liniment in the House  The preliminary census returns  give the number of males in Egypt  as 5,613,680,  and females 5,587,675.  Agriculture gives employment to  7,800,000 persons in France, or one-  fifth of the population.  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes  by   Wolford's  Sanitary   Lotion.  Zam-Buk is compounded from pure  herbal extracts, ia highly antiseptio and  applied to a wound or sore kills all bacilli  and disease germs which otherwise set up  festering, b'ood poison, etc It heals cuts,  burns, scalds, bruises; and cures eczema,  prairie itch, salt rheum, poioned wounds,  ulcers, etc All stores and druggists sell \  at ftOc. per box, or put free from Zam-  Buk Co., Toronto, for price. 6 boxes  fori*.50. Send lc. stamp for trial box.  Women In Argentina.  Girls and men are still kept carefully  apart la Argentina, and a man does  not introduce eveu his most Intimate  friend to his sisters. Marriages of girls  of twelve to fourteen to boys of, sixteen or elghteeu are common.  England.  England means "Angle" and "land."  or the laud of the Angles. It was not  until A. D..825* that the name was given, by Egbert, first king of the English, The English were not the original  inhabitants of the country to which  they gave their name. A Celtic people  known as Britons first possessed the  island, from which they were driven  by the English in 449.  ""���������"     ���������"Oia~Kipg"Cote���������" "  "O'd Kins Cole,'" the merry Tion:  arch of the nursery rhyme, has been  identified with Cole. Coe? or Coil, a  semimythicnl 1-ine of B'"tain. who, ac  cording to RobM 6'. Gloucester and  other old 'chronic'.<;rs. succeeded As-  clepiad on the nrfrit:sh throne about  225 A. D. Re it was who built the  walls 'around the city; of Colchester,  so name'; in his honor. St. Helena  is supposed to hav*������ heen his rlanab-  ter  Trials o* ��������� Woman Suffragist.  Kelr Hardie had a trying experience  the other evening Addressing a meeting mainly attended by the other side,  be failed to get a bearing until the  chairman said, "Gentlemen, If you will  listen to Mr. Hardie quietly, he will be  nappy to answer any question you may  put to him at the end of his speech*"  When the honorable member had resumed his seat a question written on  half a sheet of note paper was sent up  to Mr. Hardie and passed by him unopened to the chairman, who read it  and grew very red in the face. "Read  it out!" roared a dozen men, and the  chairman at last obeyed. The question  was, "Why do they call you a Gibson  .glrlll,, J_t_ finished the meeting.���������Od-  looker. " "  CORRUGATED  METALLIC ROOFING C<?  LIMIT   I..    tJ.  Wl Nl ISM PELC.  1 m o im  ���������*������������  THE RECORD  FURNACE  Is fitted with the improver] Record  Triangular Grnte**-the most perfect fur-  nice grate on the market.   Of the four  triangular grate bars, each bar is operated  by the use of a handle applied to either  of the two centre bars.   To remove this  handle after shaking is impossible until  the grate bar has been returned to its  original position, flat and in  place, without any of the cogs  sticking up. The result is that  the bars are always flat under  the fire and that it is impossible  for lumps of coal to drop through  and be wasted.   The Record  Triangular Grate can be en*  tirely removed  from without  without lying on stomach or  bothering with a light,     104  Write for Catalogue.  THE RECORD FOUNDRY* MACHIHI CO,  foundry at M0NCT0N. MB. & MONTREAL, P. 0. |  Salts Branches at MONOTON, N.B.;    MONTREAL,     P.  RONT^ ONT.;  WINNIPBQ,  MAN.;    CALQARY,   ALT  VANot   *VER. R.h.  W.   N.   U.   No.   642  YOU MAY "THROW PHY8I0 TO THE   DOQ8"  WITH   IMPUN*  ITY   IF  YOU   BRFAKFA8T ON  SHREDDED  It H a natural food, full <��������������������������������������������� ���������   M|  ������������������������  nutrlmsnt and taitly ��������������������������� ��������� H a^P" B^aM ^L^F  Its   d.llcste, ��������������������������� ��������� ��������� M      ������������������     ���������  porous shndt  are  con* ^PJPJPJPJPJPJ IJPJPJPJPJ .PJPJPJ  ������������������    ���������  Into   healthy tls* ^������������������H ^PV |^"  4W     ���������  sua whan fSfS ��������� ��������� L^sta a^LsH   H  the rejects  all ^M fH   BBJ BB| ^H|fl*^^B    H  other food, ^^ ^^   ^^ ^^ ���������Ha-******-**   *���������?���������   ���������*���������*������  It's all In the 8hr������ds."-BI80UIT  for Briakast;  TRI80U1T   for  Lunch. All Grocers���������dSc, a Carton; 2 for 28c. THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND.  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  efas-iiom'   iu  S ummcr  ^lik,a. ���������_mt<?������_a_iLw*?-'  A Little Series of  ''Whys"  T HAT'S  matter,   Char-  ' * \ \ I lie?*; asked Mrs. Raymond  V V o- her son.  * * "Matter!" he replied, "I  am angry enough to break all the commandments���������and It's Sunday, too; but I  am disappointed."  "But why are you disappointed?" inquired his mother.  "Oh, well, I don't know-only I had  set my heart upon the appointment, and  I had worked so hard for first place.'  "You say you do not know really why  you are disappointed. Well, perhaps  you really don't know because you never  bother analyzing your, emotions or feelings,  but regard them as the  natural  J Carved Amethyst for  the Centre tftone  "\TOT for years has the wearing of  \] jewelry amounted to the posi-  J. \ tive fad that it is this year. Old-  fashioned styles vie with new,  exquisite bits, with new beauties and  new uses for semi-precious stones discovered every little while.  Necklaces lead in popularity, every  kind, from the many versions of "festoon necklaces" to barbaric-looking  things of heavy beads* otsmmber, and  even of jet, being worn. Some, as quaint  as can be, are made of garnets, the  stones grouped to form flowers' or stars  and swung from fine little chains.  Silver collars, made to fit high about  the throat, are moulded in Oriental designs, and show curiously carved stones  set in by way of decoration. And slim  gold chains have pendants, delicately  enameled, from which dangles a single  jewel, shaped like a tear-drop���������the sort  of pendant that Is called "la Valliere"  after the beautiful woman who, during  the time of Louis XIV, for a little while  qUeened It over the gay French court.  Amber beads are the greatest innovation, In spite of the fact that Paris  has been enthusing so heartily over  amber all spring. The surprise is not  so much in the use of amber as in the  size of tho beads best liked, for they  are as big as long white grapes, and  besides the clear kind there are beads  which are quite opaque, with milky  streaks shot through,  An occasional necklace looks as though  It might have been dug up from the  ruins of old palaces, bo perfectly has  the old style been repeated; while in another the graceful, swirling lines of art  Douvean may be apparent-a couple of  mermaids clasping hands about a great  pearl, for Instance, or an orchid enameled In a pale iridescence, with an opal  {'hlch glows and deepens in the very  cart of it,  ColIarJoss blouses have brought about  certain necklace styles, as inevitably  as short sleeves have accomplished a  swoplng re*. Ival of bracelets, ," And  many a woman for whom the collarless  blouse is a little trying finds it possible  to soften the hnrn little line at the base  of the throat by a collar of silver or  fold,  Bracelets are almost as popular as  necklaces-more so, some people say.  Bangle bracelets are oftenest worn,  varying In width from wide, fiat bands  (perhaps delicately etched, perhaps per*  feotly plain, perhaps finished with that  queer greenish tinge which Is always so  distinctive) to some no thicker than a  wedding ring, Copies of some old styles  ���������how horseshoes, the ends left open; or  New  Necklace  Styles  Prwfihr  Oulty  _ ike  blouse  bars, apparently crude and unfinished,  which have been bent to form a circle,  but an incomplete one.  The old engagement bracelet hat gone  Its way, Its succossor being much more  satlifactory, although It looks exactly  like the other, older style. But the new  ones can be taken off without having  them filed off-a tiny hole near the  clasp permits a pin to be inserted, which  releases the spring again.  t But the. loveliest of an the new  bracelets is onr of two narrow gold  bari, held together by Mtiny figures of  gold, eaoh inset with a diamond;  Quaint silver bracelets are set with  great carved stones���������amethysts or chry-  eoprase or turquoise, or any one of a  -<Jat!|������ OlJltl LluJjulUJ klUlll'l.���������UJI occasion*. 1 bracelet set with two, thr������������ or  even four different stones,  Buckles are legion, some of them so  laden with stones that very little of the  setting la to be seen; but the more  popular ones are those fist ones of silver or gold, mi perfeotly plain for the  engraving of the wearer's Initials, or  engraved in a simple all-over design.  Most of them are made to buckle, but a  number are really no more than giant  brooches in buckle shape,  In brooohei, floral designs dominate  the. stylos, and enameling shows new  fridoscent effects. But a thousand ana  one new pins have come out, In sets for  blouses, plain or. enameled, or set with       ���������,.��������� ���������.  , SEW t&SgJWM W",!" * ���������������:   yiir.%  r&v^r&v is w&Js *" *���������  riding whips or crops, or a golf stick or  ,,.1?ft,T_,|irB hl,.v* f������ln������> In popularity a  little, but only the screw earrings are  toioratod, and those are usually pearls.  Great bails of amber or Jet moke the  heads of the newest hatpins, although  the same floral designs which are used  for brooches aro adapted to meet tbe requirements of hatpins, and others have  a single big stone (which may bo any  one of a dotcn kinds) for tho head,  while here and there Is soen an exqul-  sits thing In tho shape.of a dragonily,  poised as If ready to toko flight.  One of tho most marked points of this  '   "ashIons is the greater variety ot  _ _  u������������Ui.������v������n in cuiiiiMrisuii,  wiui  Inst y*nr. Almost nnv eh������rt> of rt color  can be matched In a semiprecious lew  (). In green atone inert are jade,  chrysop-OM, obsidian, malachite, aqua*  marine, olivine and several others not  ���������o well known,  r  tfrtndy Boxes of Tacks and Tnbo*  .1-HCJ8K handy little boxes, filled with  J apparently everything in the shaps  of small nolle and tacks, are win-  Sing a place for themselves In the heart  nf women who love to play at being  carpenters and mend up things,  They are quite Ingenious little affairs,  these boxes, nnd are mode of wood, with  the Inside divided into, partitions to  stilt the various sorts and sices of nulla.  I'errmim, tun, there*', place for a tiny,  ftturdy hammer.  Baked ttouttte ot fctfgs.  ticsld a cup af milk, putting In ��������� tiny  pinch or sods. Btst ths yolks of sts t������������s  until llsht snd ertsmy, and the whites till  stiff tnough to stand alone. Add ons-hslf  tniooontut of salt, a dash ofptpptr and  en* roundsd ttblcspoonf'd of butttr to the  milk, .n/J stir It Into th* yolk*: th������rt b*-������  Is the whites very quickly, four Into a  deep, buM������r������d puddlns dish and t*V* in a  ~������<*i������W ov** Uh minutes, ������* '��������� * dtltctte  fcrottlf Jtrre ������������������**������*���������*���������.������������������'' ��������������� **������������������ fr*-*4*-**  Spinach louflle.  ������____!_.?_?-i*- p**nw ,0 ���������������*��������������������������� Wf a  2sir__7_r.!MF M**���������** *��������� * ,mw*������������������  en yolks ef three ������������,. _.,, wh#n fh  ������r- w.l) mliM with the Mhtr lniTedi*__L *  *w la Us stiffened waits.. ^2!?22l!Sft ���������  outcome of events. But this I do know  ���������you are not disappointed because you  had set your heart upon it; for, if you  had, you would not have known disappointment-one failure would sharpen  your wits to try another device to win  "I know a man who was told he was  to lose his position. It meant everything to hirri. Instead of wasting his  brain matter and nervous energy in be-  Ug blue and disappointed, he set about  making himself necessary. A series of  new things, hatched out of determination, began to show worth, and instead  cf being dispensed with he became indispensable. Why? Simply because the  world is full of commonplace matter. It  already knows about it. We are all  hungry for new deeds and ideas. _  ���������' 'Tliat' s^all-very-well���������njother ;-but~I���������  have no chance now to show my worth  until'!'get-an appointment, and It does  seem I have hard luck."  "Surely, my son, you are not going to  bo one of those creatures who, just because his father has a little money, is  going to sit still and expect sugar plums  to fall into his lap without the effort of  picking, them. Granting that you did  work and study for this particular thing,  are you going to count your labor for  naught?" >   '    .  "Why not?" said her son,  "Can't you see that you have been  building up your character, preparing  yourself for some futdre achievement  which may mean more than you lost? If  you give way to disappointment, you  weaken your rature; you lose a victory  over yourself; you show also that your'  motive was weak, And if such be thel  case, you would not be able to make good!  If sucoess had been yours." j  THE SON'S ARGUMENT       j  "Now, mother, you know you would be1  disappointed if you were not invited to  Mrs. Solone's reception, or if it would'  storm so you could not go." *  "Indeed, you don't know your mother.  If I were forgotten, I should certainly  feel it was unintentional. My pride  would forbid me thinking otherwise, I  would prompty give an affair of my own  and Invite Mrs, Solone, I would be sure  to be remembered next time, 'Flies  were never caught with vinegar,'  "If rain prevented, what would be- the  use of counting raindrops, numbering  my Bighs by them as they glistened on  tho window panes? You see, I am not  brilliant or original, so It would be a  good time to improve my conversation  y hunting up some one else's witticisms  to be used at my next affair,  "Tears, sighs and heartaches are out  Of fashion. They aro scarcely used at  funerals now. Mourning veils came In  fashion, no doubt, to shield grief; today  they are most useful to hide the lack  of ft."  "Do you mean, mother, you are never  disappointed in people?"  "I nsud to be, but experience has  taught mo it's a tearful waste of time.  I try to think of a way to remedy the  evil. Suppose your father drank. I  should cortalnly pray for him, but, as  we all know men drink mostly for love  ot companionship, my bost prayers  would be to offer a series of Interesting  diversions, I hopo I was never such a  fool as to bollovo that my duty to be  diverting ended the day I was married,  Ah, no I it would bo your father's turn  to be disappointed If I had ceased to  try to be as charming, and more so,  than boforo he was good enough to give  me his namo to grace,"  "Mother, now I know why you and  father do not quarrel like other married  people, You art not disappointed in each  other."  . "If we wish the world to be a song,  lot us not forget to mako It so. Keep  busy; thon there is no time for grief.  We soon learn, to believe that things  go on In their natural order, one  thought or consoquonce being the outcome of another. Hxncct nothing of  man, that you may not be disappointed  In man.  "God alone I j to be depended upon,"  5. fl. X.  ii.  The Queen of Souffles.  fikk half ��������� pound of prunes over night  On ths morrow drstn tht.ro well, remove*ths  stunts and mines ths prunts finely. Whip  lh* whllM of **ven *f������t to a, stmnUIng  luttui. 1*11,1 ������u n-ic_tjr sit spooniuls ol puw*  d������r*d sugar; whip the minced prunes into  this mtrlraru*; turn into s buttered pud*  dins dish and bake In a hot ov������n, Twenty  mlnutn should smd It to table hot and  Msh-a very dream of lightness sad 4e*  llcloumtss,  Serve whipped ert^m u * eases.  Lace Neatly Appliqued  TO PIECE lace or make seams __������  that the joining is not perfectly  apparent requires skill as well _J-  car<\ Indeed, so much skill is necessary  when lace is very handsome that many-  women think no one but a professional*  meqder ca,n do it.  However, there is. no reason why any  woman who can do artistic noedleworfc  cannot become proficient in joining or  appliquein?'lace. The whole secret nat~.  urally is to have the Joining as nearly  as possible invisible. Hard, russ������J}  seams, especially in "transparent, yoke**  and collars, are inexcusable, thought  seen all too often.  The sewing line of a lace joining:  should be irregular rather than straight,.,  as it is thus much less noticeable^ Always cut around prominent, figures *n-^  stead of through them.and lap one seairn  ov<rr the other. Then, with very Cms  cotton and needle, overhand the overlapping edge to the lace beneath with.  very tiny stitches. Any two threads .jf;,  the lace that lie over each other should'  be whipped together, while the figures.  Which nave not been cut must be worked around. Trim away the raw edges  close to the overhanding on both side*  Always be careful, In joining lace, to  match the figures. Sometimes, where it  is impossible to do this throughout the  entire length of a seam, small flgrures-  may be cut out and appliqued on top  of the joining.  Cluny lace can, be easily pieced by  matching the design perfectly and sewing the bars that match closely together. Cut away all the superfluous  pieces! overhand the sewed bar, andS,  neatly finish all raw edges.  Join net or Valenciennes laces by sewing around the outline of a figure or-  flower, and overhand together the corresponding bars in the mesh. A corner  may be mitred by folding over the fulness and basting on the folded line..'  Closely cut away the double corner and:  overcast the raw edge.  If lace is to be joined in an ordinary  seam which is not necessary to be Invisible, the under edges should be cut  off' almost to the stitching and buttonholed together. This will prevent pulling out, an' at the same time be a neat  finish.  The Joy of Detail'!  DO YOU know that you have missed half the pleasure of life it  you do not realize the fascina-  t:on   of detail ?    Do  you   know,  too_  how  happy is the   mortal   who doess  realize that fascination?  Everywhere   this   unholy   love  may  -a_s3rt-itBelf:���������From^h^^^  absolutely everything follows a certain scheme to the costume wbero  there is not one fleck of any eolor^  save the one or two previously'de>  cided on, it Is in evidence.  Perhaps when you wore'a girl you*  read "The Wide, Wide World,"- Uo,  you remember how Mrs. Montgomery  i. "���������. Ellen's desk, and especially  that fascinating: list of things that  followed when Ellen's back was turn-.  ed?    And   that   workbDx!    You  may,"  ' detest sewing, but, I'll warrant you*  your pulses beat faster when even the-  buttonhole scissors come Into, vlew.5  How you did long for some sud- trip^,  and the Bible and tho dressing: cas������  crowned your joy as they did Ellen's.  HAPPY DREAMS  Then and there you decided thor������  henceforth everything you possessed",  or wore would match, and nothing:  would ever bo omitted. Oh! th������ Usun  you made of this, that "<���������<! lira other  thing. It would have required: a fortune to fill thorn all, Cataloguea became your joy; Jewelry, books anil  pictures camo in quick succession- Yr#.  made Imaginary pictures of tho nouw^  you would build some day and you fur*  nishod ovory room In It.  But bost of all was when you went,  away to school or college*. How: burt;  yo" wore when, mother nbsoluUiltr *���������������-  fused to follow your Tlst���������covarftuft-  throe pagos of foolscap���������of tho clot new.  you wanted to take with you. Tom  woro novor ablo to furnish your room;  there as you wanted, olthcr. So~n������-.  'how tlio school authorities always In-.  torforod, But what happy, happy;  dreams they were* ���������   . -  Date loufflt.  Ii mad* In the same war,  ar  Itemed by *>m* epicures  to th* "Qu*������a."__���������..  as tor  4 ll m-  -f.  Shopping by Proxy  <(np EN yards of duohosso, did your  I     say?  Yos, madamo,   And If X  I     cannot match tho bluo silk, I  urn to got white. Very well,"  "That will bo all, I think, Miss D������  Voro.   And how much do j owo you?  "Let mo soe. Your bill is 140, Flvo per  cont. of that Is $2. Thank you, madam*'*  "Do you know, this is quite nn oxporl^  ment for mo. I have novor shopped by  agent nt all. Would you mind tolling  mo nbout your work?"  "Thorn Is nothing to tell, madamo. 1  was a modlsto; I could not mako money  hero. So I do this work. I get fi par  cont. fiom my customers and 15 fromtho������  store. Sometimes I have quite lawn  . >les-!ast woek I nottcd almost tlOu 2ut  4 *iuu one saio then ut tiuv-umi iihmui,  fTt> fur tuc,   U.uallj I n\m������& aU>ul CC.  "Of course, that hu������ tnk<ni ywirs of  ������xperl������noo and hardship, When l began  I could hardly earn IS n w*<*k Hut, youi  soe, I have good references, and my patrons are satisfied with my work. U lot  hard work, too, but J like It.  . Wh������H i iifcu b-������k, iiuvvutM, i- -������uai������-  Ing presents. Often nt Christmas u\������  tiatrons givo mo a list of the persormt  to whomlhoy wish to prosent gifts, with*  their characteristics and the amount  they wish to spund on ouch, of cotum,  it robs tholr gifts of spontunelty~b������tt  me, I feel that I am providing for **  many friends! I do woll, io_-latR  Christmas my bills amounbd u< J.CO.  "You will have a pair of black ktd  gloves, too, you say t Oul, madam*.  Thnt will be U���������M cents tor m*. 1 tfn  not, by the way, take tuny single sals*  of less than fi-but you had already  ordered .bo/ore,"  ^**������������ %.  * -���������-.  L. ���������.,:,-������������������..,ox-****-'  THE tfEVVS, ^?^ERLAMD,jmiTISH COLUMBIA.  Local Items.  Miss Evelyn bate accompanied l>y her sister Muriel left for j  Nelson on Saturday, to be ready  for duty when,School opens on  the 29th. Mis* Muriel will attend the Nelson High School for  a year. Miss Ediih Gilchrist  also accompanied them.  , A'Reply.!  On Thursday night some of  the boys near the hospital made  it unpleasant for those who retire  early expecting to have their  '���������beauty sleep."  Rev. Mr, Christinas of this  city leaves this week for Dunpaii  V. I. where he will reside in future.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Brydeu  were  passengers home on Thursday.  Mrs-J. Roe returned home on  Thursday's boat from Victoria.   o   T. E. Hammond, well-known  in this district having lived near  Courtenay for some time, has  started a real-esfate business in  Vancouver and is prepared to  handle Comox properties in Van  couver, or make investments in  Vancouver for those so  desirine  Wanted���������To borrow $2000 for  some years on good security.  For particulars inquire of Cumberland Real Estate Agencv.  -���������-Money-to-I,oa;ii���������-A-fe-w���������hundred dollars/ to loan ou good securities. Address T. M. Care  of News office.  Mr.   T;   Barron,   teacher   of  Courtenay School  has returned  for the term's work, having enjoyed a splendid holiday.  E. W- Clarke, principal of the  High School was a passenger  from Victoria on Thursday afternoon.  -     ���������   o  B. A. Allen, principal of city  public school arrived on last  Thursday's boat.  J. Duncan was fortunate pupil  in the competition in Courtenay  school for the beautiful medal offered the pupils of that school  for proficiuncy in last term's work  by Mr, P, Stoddart,   ;���������������*.   ���������  Large  and  UP-to-Date  Stock of  Guns  Rifles  and  Ammunition  At The  Bigg StrOT������  Get our Prices  The Editor.  Cumberland Nkws,  Cumberland,  B. C.  Dear Sir;-  The "Canadian Horticulturist'  should be in the  bauds of every  person interested   in  fruit   and  flowers.   There are four articles  I on the fruit industry  of British  /V.1 I   '���������        ...   1        1 i r-  In your issue of July 31st there i ^hnnbia, and also a number of  appears a letter relative to the  Mutual Fire Insurance Company  of British I'olumbia,' which letter bears signature of C. Bridges  and since my name has lx-en fiee .  ly used as the writer  of certain j ���������"������������������* that.price.    The July mini  ber may be seen at this office.  beautiful illustrations" of'B. C.  iruit aud gr.rden scenes- The  price is 50 cents per year the  magazine is  well   worth   many  statements quoted in thesnid letter, I beg leave to answer same  through the medium of \our val  viable journal; and at the same  time I trust that the personal  friendship existing between Mr.  Bridges and myself may not be  lessened because I find 1m self under obligation to make correction  it being the only means to remove the reflection.  At noon ou the 8th day of Mar.  Mr. Cliarles Bridges' policy expired. On the4'h day of April  Mr. Charles Bridges' cheque for  86.00 came to this Company's  office and on the same date I sent  Mr Bridges a letter to the follow  ing. effect:  The Company requires from  you a premium note of $45.00  .and to expedite business, it was  enclosed ready for him to sign,  The Com puny also requires $1.00.  as Policy fee: the Company also  requires to know the condition of  the property to be insured and ou  receipt of the premium note of  $45.00, the Policy fee of ������1.00  and the necessary information regarding the condition of the property to be insured, the, letter  stated that the policy would be  issued.  The word "RENEWAL" was  not used in the letter, but courtesy on the part of the Secretary  _aceusi:Qms._him. to acknowledge  all favors with thanks.  On the-13th day of April a  c o in m u u i c a t i o n from  Mr, J. A. Halliday told of fire de  stroying Mr. Bridges house on  the 11 th., but up to that time the  Company was not in receipt of  the necessary note, fee or information, nor had it been attended  to, else it would have been in the  mails and the company would  have received it. The cheque received May the 4th, whs not deposited to. the company's credit,  for without a premium note of  $45.00, a policy fee and a guarantee of the condition of the property to be insured,'''which guarantee should come in the form of  an application, I did not treat  the cheque as belonging to the  Company,  Thanking you in advance Mr.  Editor, I trust that you will do'  interested patrons of the Mutual  Fire Insurance Co,, the favor to  insert in your Journal the enclosed letter,  Faithfully Yours,  Mutual Fire Insurance Co of B.O,  C, S. Hubbs, Man-Sec.  I      CAMPBELL'S, I  T A  A   ������������������w���������_������iia������m-iMiiiMiiiiii ���������������' "������ ������ ���������������������������   <tf>  $ TU&NOVERS, TARTS, |  OHICESE I'AKEB, |  . FRUIT SQUARES &  aAetta  per do/.. %  CREAM PUFP8 80c doz. f    i  Order your c arriage from Hay-  man and Maxwell, thev will  be at the train on your return to  the city,  .<*._  Mr.  Jonu  Shaw returned  to  Nanaimo on Saturday morning.  PROVINCIAL EXHIBITION  BURNS   COAL    OR    WOOD  Victoria, B.C.  September, 2 _to 28  I9Q7  BIGGER   and   BETTER  THAN    EVER  VALUABLE/ TROPAY     CUPS  nnd SPICCIAL PRIZES  in  EVERY DEPARTMENT.  50.000  The Sunshine is a good, "all  round" furnace. Burns, with equal  facility, either coal or wood. Coke,  loo, if you prefer it.  And so perfect is the combustion  of the Sunshine that it extracts  every unit., of heat from the fuel.  What's left in the ash-pan is not  worth sifting.  Sunshine consumes less fuel, too.  Because its perfect system of  dampera prevent the escape of the  hot air up the chimney���������compels  it to come out througn the registers.  You pay for heating the inside���������  not the outside���������of your house  when you buy the Sunshine.  If your local dealer does not  handle this most economical  furnace write direct to us for  Free Booklet.  LONDON, TORONTO, MONTREAL, WINNIPEG, VANCOUVER, ST. JOHN, N.B.  C. H..TARBELL/ Sole MM  THE ROYAL BANK*OF CANADA.:   f  Capital. ������3,9d),000  Kksbhve, ������1,390,000  Assets,   845,400,000  'D**rn8T_B,$8,2f4<J0,000  *'i 1 mn rim 1���������������������������"*** -  The Manager of the Royal Bank of Canada  will be pleased to servo those  who   believe   in  The Provincial buildings arc  to have a new coat of paint.  The fence has been prepared and  and will also come in for a little  of which adds beauty and cleanliness.  -i. m-illWa-W-IlK���������     lift I'M *-"���������*��������������� i���������������-������������������  The city council have built a  new sidewalk in front al Messrs  JVfePhce & Son's store. Mr. J.  Marrochi has also been similarly  been honored*  f  f  I  f  I  EXPENDED on GROUNDS and  EQUIPMENT THIS YEAR,  4-Days Horse Racing-4  and OTHER ATTRACTIONS,  ENTRIES CLOSE  SEPT; 16th.  EXCURSION   RATES   FROM  ALL   POINTS. ' '  Write for Prize List.   v'''   ��������� i  ..'  ������������������ .       '     ;__ iiitit.iT  J. E. Smart*  P. 0. Drawer 761 Socy-Treas  Victoria, B. C.  SALE  OF  PURE-  BEED CATTLE.  A Fine Opportunity to Invest   Profitably  Owing to the scarcity of labor  I am compelled to sell my herd  ot pure bred and high grade  dairy stock consisting of;���������  The Trizo Bull, Tuuelo Onrl, No. 2157.  broil by Ii. Jfcwmnll, Olionmimis, J��������� C.  1 Bull������ yeni-fl old, nnd 7 houd ot cows  two yofii'H old and yonrlingu, iu lotn to  auiti purchiworfl.  iiIbo  I No. 2 Combined Churn and llutter  Worker.  1 50 Gallon Uiincl or l'owor Churn.  1 MiiHon Ilnudor Power Huttor Work-  Saving    IVloney 7  aud placing it where it will wu*n Interest.  Interest Added Four Times a Yenr in Savings Bank,  ���������  :  t  ���������  *  A. B. NETHERBY.  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C.  >������������ ��������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� .a i������ ������'������������������������������ ������������������������������ ������������������������������������. ^^_.������������a ���������������������������������������������������������.������������ ���������������������.������������,������  ���������WjEDTJJJTITG-   gifts I  Written in RED to call your ATTENTION, I  $    that; there thoro is no iieooiBir,y to numt Risti for your Wedding Gifts, ah tho  fBamo Go������d-������ own bo jmrohasod from tho muiomgnmi tor LK������8 WONKY..  How i.i thia done?   Well!   by no Cloriia to pay, low  rent;, etc., knowing  |j    whoro to buy and paying O'iibIi *or ruiiio.   STKItLINO-  SILVER, SILVER  (���������)    PLATB OUT GLASS, LEATHKH, GOODS, DIAM0ND GOODS, otc, oto.  MEAT PIES  Every Saturday  3 for 25c  or.  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