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Array v; :*������������������>���������"'   -,</,' #---���������������  ' r^;^'^A1p/������^TT^35C^w^,3H  V  A. Journal Devoted Especially, to the Interests of Comox District.  The News, Seventeenth Year,  CUMBERLAND   B. C,    TUESDAY,'AUGUST, 13, 1907  t*gSw������3>'3\l  * *S -^W  The Entkrpri  ������������������������������<sX^^  The BIG STORE'S  GREAT   ANNUAL SUMMER  CLEARANCE  SALE  CommencingTO-DAY and Will Continue  Through The Month of August  To Effect a General Clearance of  all our Summer Goods, Odd and  Broken Lines,. **ye are Giving unrivalled Bargains and Reductions  *���������, -ma  Cost will  not be Considered  in this Sale.   Be fair to yourself  by inyeptigating'and buy early be-,.       .  fore all the Snaps are bought up,  SIMON LEISER & CO.,  . LIMITED   CUMBERLAND,   B. 0.    '  *��������� '  * 1 '  ������*���������>  T. E, BATE,  *' FLOOR PAINlTS  WeFtdly  ,      Guarantee.  We keep a full line of \. ,,  ENAMELS,   VARNISH  STAINS and BAPLAC  which makes old. furniture  like new.  1907  WALL  PAPER  Curtain poles and window  'blinds to be  had at the  MAGNETCASHSTORE  Dunsmuir Avenue,  CUMBERLAND, B.O.  *������**������**i������i *������  ^^^^^-^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  ArrivedvatLastl  OUR FIR8T SHIPMENT OF '"  ������*-**���������**���������  r  MINISTER MYLES SHOES >  Oonsisting of v  LADIIEDS    ANT)  Q-BISTTSV  .PATENT A3STO  DOIsTQ-OIIjABALS.  IF YOU REQUIRE ANYTHING IN THIS  LINE IT WILL PAY YOU TO INSPECT  THE8E QO0D8.  Another lot of Women's, Men's and Children's Tonnis  Oxfords just to blind.  meaammamaamama^aammmmmmaamjaaamamawaammmmaamaa^  J McPhee & Sons  *U99M*r*M*9r>*9****to9M*M  Cap's Case Settled.  Cap. Dillon was summoned by  the city for not paying his convey  ancing licence, on July 19th. He  objected to do so for specified  reasons���������others in city doing the  same line of business aud paying  110 licence. After argument 011  certain technicalities by Mr. P.P.  Harrison, counsel for defendant  the .case was dismissed.  On August 2nd,   Cap was a-  gain  summoned,  this  time' for  practising as a barrister.'without  licence, - After  short argument  regarding merits of the case the  same was>djourned, in order to  secure the mayor as a witness fov  the prosecution, Mr P. P. Harrison again appearing for defenaut,  Thie city in 'the meantime evidently came to the conclusion'that  they did not have; strong enough  evidence, so the city clerk having  ascertained that Cap had two cli  ents in his. office, determined to  see what was doiug, so he open-,  ed the door, without, the usual  polite proceeding- of knocking, a  la Sherlock, Holmes, and in as  stern a voice as.he could muster  demanded of the clients if Cap  were doing any work for them.  Cap thereupon instructed them  notto~reply ahd-looking-over-his-  glasses in that magisterial manner of his, which-has. struck terror into the hearts of thousands  of prisoners, he sternly, ordered  the would-be detective out of the  office;. who thereupon, ^deeniiug^  discretion the better part of valor, beat a hasty retreat, ~  , The matter of a licence was  finally settled out of court.  Good Returns.  When Prof Saunders visited  Vancouver Island in the search  for site for au experimental farm  he carried with him the impression and gave it in an interview  to the Vancouver Province that  those owning laud on the Island  were asking too much per acre,  The News has it that one fanner in Comox valley this year sold  $55. worth of potatoes from one-  fifth of au acre, and found a  ready market close at hand, Ho  ���������has a large ranc!; with, uo hired  hejp, consequently could not devote much extra time to the cultivation of that one-fifth, of au  acre,  If Prpf. Saunders could purchase a few hundred acres of such  land as that for an experimental,  farm it would be cheap at $175.  and 8300. per acre, the ipri :e  which so staggers Hie learned  gentleman*  ��������� A trip through Comox valley  these days would prove an eye-  openor to outsiders as to the pro*  ���������ductiveness ofthis rich district.  With the prevailing iueui climate  and fertile soil it is jusi tiie place  for those people of the prairies  who intend coming to Island.  British Journalists.  The thirteen representatives of  the British Press when- they return to the motherland should be  able to educate the people there  as to advantages of Canada for  those who want to better their  condition. They aie seeing Canada and no doubt will go -home  convinced "that Canada is tne  strong right arm of the Empire  and that it should be made stronger by the infusion of more British blood."  Mr. J. R. Fisher of Belfast was  one of the visiting journalists.  The Victoria Times says that he  is particularly interested m Canada as a home for Irish people.  He finds his countrymen doing  well. Even Vancouver Island he  found was large anough to receive  all the Irishmen they could spare  and yet have plenty of room for  a few Scotchmen.  Howard Gray says, "One of  the best evidences of prosperity I  have found in this country is the  fact that uo sum of money smaller than five cents is used in your  currency. In the East End of  London, where people are very  poor, they use farthings to a very  large extent, often buying  a-farthingis-wOrth-fOf���������tea.���������In  Belguim, too, they use a coin's  worth, one-tenth of a penny,  This is always a sign of poverb*.''  Frauk Rinder of Glasgow,  found lots of S-cotchmen ''everywhere iu the Dominion, and al.  ways at the top."  When the railroad is built to  Quatsiho Sound, Comox valley  will be favored witl^.maiiy visitors the C. P. R. bring to the  Province.  ���������-������-  MRTH���������To Mr. and Mrs. J.  # **r  Peacock of a daughter on the 7th  August.  ������������������ ���������������������������������   Miss Edith Ellis of Vancou*  ver is visitiug friends in this city  The ink man on our big Hoe  press, known iu some small offices as the "printer's devil'' is a  wit of uo mean calibre. The oth  er day in the excitement of ruu--  ning off the paper he took advau  tag of a lull in the proceedings to  crack one of his jokes, and its uot  so much what he says as the way  he says it, He began. Say, ���������  did you ever hear the story about  the 'dirty window?' " There be  iug'uo answer forthcoming, and  it was therefore a puz/.ler. He  answered, "well, I suppose there  wouid be no use telling you as  you could uot see through it."  Nobody crackod a smile , and he  went on. Oh, there was a man  down camp went to the doctor a-  bout his eyes. The physician re  commended glasses. The man  came immediately up town to the  VVYtverley and had six of them -  When he struck for home he  could see double.  M  The rollers at this moment required re-inking aud the spell  was broken.--Kicker,  ���������  K.14CJ-*. 0..1. Aug iatlU An ex  plosion of a car of dynamite to*  day, blew to pieces this town.  Population is r5oo. Explosion  killed uie Mitmnuu CcuUul u-  gent and engineer.  The Mayor informed us this  morning that cows were at liber*  ty to run the sUc*.U     Scting ������'���������-.  believing.  News by Wire.  Oyster Bay, N. Y.���������Attorney-  General Bonaparte after a 6 hour  conference with President Roose  velt, among other things said he  had not received the cheque for  $29,000,000 the fine recently im  posed on the Standard Oil Co.  , (1���������.   Nanaimo, Aug 10���������Active dev  elopment work is being rushed  ou coal mining property at Nan-  oose Bay, owned by Mr Jack and  Tacc-nia capitalists. A shaft has  been sunk 75 feet and a slope  driven into 3 feet of the finest  kind of coal aud about 5 feet of  good flue clay which is worth a  cent a pound on the market to- ''  day.  Nanaimo, Aug 10���������Boring for  coal in Cedar district which was  abandoned some time ago is resumed. Experts believe that the  bore,was not put down the right  spot and still believe coal exists  in. this region.  Vancouver, Aug 10���������Bill Miner is still at large. A large posse from the penitentiary are in-  the woods searching where train  robber is supposed to be in hiding  He isi_weakjind probably footsore  it is notTbeleived he will try~tb~~  travel far.  New Westmtnster Aug 12th���������  No authentic news has been received since the 4 prisoners had  separated*, near Oity J.iinjts aud  Bailey mill1'beyond ppiiit frdnr'V  which escape was effected. The  tracking by blood-hounds was a  failure.  Victoria Aug 12th ������������������ A list of  delinquent tax payers for 1906  is being prepared at the provincial government office preliminary to advertising for sale the  property of delinquent holders.  .*���������������.  Boulder, Col. Aug 1 a���������Fire  broke out iu Colorado and South  ern freight depot yesterday while  a large crowd was watching the .  volunteer firemen. Four tons of  dynamite exploded on flat car injuring iqo people. Origin of fire  incendiary. Panic ensued and  people fled hither and thither.  There are many injured lying on  the ground, depot was burned.  Numbers of houses and frieght  cars were blown to pieces. VT  killed.  None  Nanaimo Aug xa ���������-There has  beeu trouble lately among those  interested in road working in  Cedar DUtrict. Situation appears  to be that men claim they were  hired at $3.00 per day and after  working some time the government only pays fa. 75 for this  HtiKt*. of work. As a result both  gangs quit and have not been at  work since.  KiU.*MuL*������ Aluako. A tig.   ii  Meagre details have l>een receiv  ed here of robbery of 59 pounds  valued at Siaooo from register,  rmiil sacks between Eagle and  Rampart.  ������������������is*- THE  NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  DARREL of THE  BLESSEfr ISLES  By   IRVING   BACHELLER.,  Aathc* af -Ebca Hel-iW -Jft'ri ene\ V Eta.  tfiOrnrtlGHT.      1905.      BY      LOTHROF      *FUB*U9HIN6      COM.PXHT  ������J  (Continued)  CHAPTER XXIX.  TROVE sat in council -with Mary  and Theron  Allen.   He was  now in debt to the doctor. He  needed money also for clothr  Ing and boots and an enterprise all had  been discussing.  "I'll give you $300 for the mare,"  said Allen.  Trove sat in thoughtful silence, and  presently Allen went out of doors.  The woman got her savings and  brought then* to her son. *���������  "There is $23, an' it may help you,"  Bhe whispered.  "No, mother, I can't take it;" said the  young man. "I-owe you more now than  I can ever pay. I shall have to sell the  mare. It's a great trial to me, but���������  but honor is better than horses."  "Wen, I've a surprise for you," said  she, bringing a roll of cloth from the  bedroom. "Those two old maids spun  the wool, and I wove it, and, see, it's  all been fulled."    (  "You're as good as gold, mother, and  so are they. It's grand to wear- in the  country, but I'm going away and ought  to have an extra good suit. I'd like to  look as fine as any of tbe village boys,,  and they don't wear homespun. But  I'll have plenty of. use for it"   v  Next day be walked to Jericho Mills  and paid the doctor. He went on to  Milldam, buying there a handsome new  outfit of clothing. Then be called to  see the president of the bank���������that one  which had set the dogs of tbe law on  him. v ���������;,-������������������������������������  "You know I put $3,000 in the bank*  of Hillsborough," said Trove when he-  sat facing the official. "I took the  -money���������mere,-belieyiag-it-to-be-minei-  If, however, it is yours, I wish to turn  it over to you." -'."'���������  "It is not our money," said the president "That bundle was sent here, and  we investigated .every bill���������a great  task, for there were some 300 of them.  Many are old bills and two the issue  . of banks gone out of business. It's all  a very curious problem. They would  not have received this money, but they  knew of tbe robbery and suspected you  at once. Now we believe absolutely in  your honor."  "I shall put tbat beyond all que***  tion," said Trove, rising.  He took the cars to Hillsborough.  There he went to the Sign of the Dial  and built a Are In its old stove. Tha  clocks were now hushed. He found  those Darrel had written of and delivered thero. Returning, he began to  wind tbo cherished clocks of the tinker  ���������old ones be had gathered here and  there in his wandering���������and to tutirt  "their pendulums. One of them, a tall  clock in the corner wltb a calendar  dial, had this, legend on tbe Inner aide  of its door:  Halted in memory of a good man,  lu hands pointing to the moment of his  death,  Its voka hushed in his honor.  Trove abut the door of tbe old clock  and hurried to the public attorney'!  office, where he got tbe address of Lo*  blanc. He met many who shook bis  band warmly and gave blm a pleasant  word. He wai In great fear of 'meeting Polly ond thought of what be  should do and say if ho camo face to  face with ber. Among others bt met  the echo������) principal.  "Coming back to work?" the latter  Inquired.  "No, itr, rr#4rot to earn money,**  "We need another teacher, and nt  recommend you,"  ,'Tm much obliged, but I couldn't  come before the fall term," laid Trove.  "I'll try to keep tbe place for you,"  ���������aid bii friend ������������������ tbey parted.  Trove come slowly down the street,  thinking bow happy be could be now if  Darrel were free and Tolly bad only  trusted him. Near the Sign of tbe  Dial be met Thurston Tilly.  "Back again?' Trove inquired.  "Back again. Boss gi'n up farminV*  ���������nd h*> m"*fe������* hia fortr'no*."  ���������"No*, he had on** *r>v������������ to Mm."  "Come nnd tell mo about It"  Tilly followed Trove up tbe old stair*  way Into tbe little shop.  "Beg yer pard������**n," said Tburst, turn*  luii "ztxycu ar*iWr  "No," said Trove, smiling.  "A man shot mo once when I wan't  doln' nothln' bat tryln' V toll a story,  an' I don't take no chance*. Do you  remember my boss tollln' that night In  tbt woods now be lost hli mon<*y in the  Are o' *W  "Yet."  "Wail, t fate* It bad sutblo' t* do  with that One day the boss an' me  was out In tht dooryara so' a stranger  come along., 'You're John Thompson,'  nays be to tha boss. 'An' yoo're So-an'-  to," says tha t*vs.  I doo't eeeseflr re.  nfenTber tUe name he give.""Tilly stopped to think.  "Can you describe him?" Trove inquired.  "He was a big man, with white-  whiskers an' hair, an' be, wore light  breeches' an' a short, blue coat."  "Again the friend of Darrel," Trove  thought.  "Did you tell tbe tinker about your  boss the night we were all at Robin's  Inn last summer?"  "I told him tbe whole story, an' be  pumped me dry. I'd answer him an'  he'd holler 'Very well,' an' shoot another question at me."  "Well, Thurst, go on with your  story."  "Couldn't tell ye just what happened. Tbey went off ImV the house. Nex'  day the boss tol' me he wa'n't no longer  a poor man an' was goin' t' sell his farm  an' leave for Californy. In a tavern  near where we lived the stranger died  sudden that night, an' the funeral was  at our house, an' he'was!buried there  in Iowy." '  Trove walked to the bench and stood  a moment looking out of the window.  "Strange!" said he, returning presently, with tearful eyes. "Do you remember tbe date?"  " 'Twas a Friday, 'bout the middle o'  September."  Trove turned, looking up at the  brazen dial of the tall clock. It indicated 4-30 in the' morning of Sept. 19.  "Were there any with him when he  died?"  ��������� t.yf.v*'  The tfljl clot* indicated 4:80.  ���������TeB; tbe tavern keeper; lt was soon*  kind of a stroke, tbey told me."  "Aad your boss-did be go to California?" Trove asked.  "He sold tbe farm an' went to Call-  foray. I worked there awhile, but tbe  boss an' me couldn't agree, an' so I  pulled up an' trotted fer borne."  "To what part of California did  Thompson gar  "Hadn't no idoo where be would stick  bis stakes. Ho was goin' Int' tbe gold,  business."  Trove sat busy wltb bis own thoughts  while Thurston Tilly, warming to new  confidence, boiled over wltb enthusiasm  for tbe far west. A school friend of tbe  boy came by and by, whereupon Tilly  whistled and burrled away.  "Did you know," said tbe newcomer  when Trovo and he were alone, "that  Roberts, the man wbo tried to send you  up, is a young lawyer and ia golug to  settle here? Ho and Polly are engaged."  "Engaged!"  "So be gave ma ta understand."  "Well, If sbe loves Jlth and be'a a  good fellow, I've no rifht to complain."  "I don't believe thai he's a good fellow," sai'-rf be other,  "Why do you say tbatr  "Well, a detective ls-ls"-  "A necessary evil?" Trove suggested.  "Jut*. Ihui," tiiwd iLc wUjvI.  "tin utuai  pretend to be what be Is-n't, and well,  a gentleman Is not apt to soil himself  for tbat purpose. Now, be'a trying to  convince people tbat you knew as  much about the crime as Darrel,   In*  iu> upiuiuu lili ������������u*. uouvou   Gwju tvvki  and flno raiment ore nil thero is to tbat  fellow, take ray word for It"  "You're inclined to Judge blm harshly," said Trove. "But I'm worried, for  I fear lie's uuworthy of ber, and-and  I mint leave town tomorrow."  "8ball you go to see Jerr   .  "No; n<i>t until ! know more abotrt  blm. I have friends here, and tbey  will give ber good counsel. Soon  they'll know whnt kind of a man ba  la, and, If n-ffewwary, they'll warn ber.  rm beset wltb trooble, but, thank  fieri. I kaow which wajr ta turn."  CHAPTER XXX.  NEXT morning Trove was on  his way to Quebec ��������� a long,  hard journey in the winter  time those days. Leblanc had  moved again, go they told him in Quebec; this time to Plattsburg, in Clinton county, N. Y. There, however,  Trove was unable to find the Frenchman. A week of patient inquiry; then  leaving promises of reward for information, he came away. He had yet another object of his travels���������the prison  at Dannemora���������and came there of a  Sunday morning late in February. Its  towers were bathed in sunlight; its  shadow lay dark upon the snow. He  shivered in the gloom of this shadow  as he went up a driveway and rang a  bell. The warden received him kindly.  "I wish to see Roderick Darrel���������he is  my friend," said Trove as he gave the  warden a letter.  "Come with me," said the official  presently. "He is talking to the men."  They, passed . through gloomy corridors to the chapel,door. Trove halted  to compose himself,- for now he could  bear the voice of Darrel.  "Let me stand here awhile; I cannot go in now," he whispered.  The voice stopped. There was a moment of deep silence. Then a stir in  the audience���������a stir of hands and handkerchiefs. Trove entered; the chaplain  was now reading a hymn. Darrel sat  behind him on a raised platform, the  silken spray upon his brows, long and  white as snow, his face thoughtful and  serious. The reading over, be came  and sat among the men, singing as  tbey sang. The benediction, a stir of  feet, and the prfcsoners began to press  about bim, some kissing bis bands. He  gave each, a kindly greetiot. It was  like the night of the party on Cedar  hill. A moment more, and tbe crowd  was filing away, some looking back  curiously at Trove, who stood, his arms  about the old man.  "Courage, boy!'' the latter was saying. "I know ifceuts thee like & sword,  an' would to God I could have spared  thee even this. Look! In yon high  window I can see the sunlight an', believe me, there is not a creature it  shines upon so happy as I. God love  thee, boy; God Save thee!"  He put his cheek upon that of the  boy and'stroked his hair gently.   Then  la j jjaie_JLme_; of silence, jaad _the_ storm,  had passed. ,  o "A fine, fine lad ye are," said Darrel, looking proudly at the young man,  who stood now quite composed. "Let  me take thy hand. Aye, 'tla a m'lghty  arm ye bave, an' some day, some day,  it will shake the towers."  '. "You will both dine, with me in my  quarters at 1," said the warden.  Trove turned with a look of surprise.  "Thank ye, sor. An' mind ye make  room for Wit an' Happiness," said tbe  tinker.  "Bring them along���������they're always  welcome at my table," the warden answered, with a laugh.  "Know ye not they're In prison now  for keeping bad company?" said Darrel as be turned. "At 1, boy," he added, shaking the boy's hand. "Ah, then,  good cheer an' many a aserry jest"  Darrel left tbe room, waving his  hand. Trove and tbe warden made  their way to tbe prison oflke.  "A wonderful man!" said the latter  as they went "We love and respect  bim and give him all the liberty we  can. For a long time be bas been nursing in tbe hospital, and when I see  that bo is overworking I bring blm to  my office and set him at easy jobs."  Darrel came presently, and they went  to.dlnner. Tbe tinker bowed politely to  tbe warden's wife and led ber to tbe  table.  "Good friends," said be aa they were  sitting down, "there Is an bout1 tbat is  abort o* minutes ah' yet holds a week  ������* pleasure. Who can tell me wblcb  hour lt Is?"  "I never gneaaal a riiile." said tbe  woman,  "Marry, dear madam, 'tis tba hour  o' thy hospitality," aald tbe old man.  "When you are In It" aba answered  wltb good humor.  "Fellow travelers on tbt road'' to  heaven," said Darrel, raising bis glass,  "Bt Peter 1������ fond of a smiling face."  "And when you see blm you'll make  a jest," were tbe words of tba warden.  "For I believe be Is a lover a* good  .company," said Darrel,  So tbe dinner went on, ethers talking  only to encourage the tongue of Darrel. Trove, wall a* b-j knew the old  man, bad been surprised by bis fortitude. Far from being broken, bis spirit waa bappy, masterful, triumphant  f>effi������l tind Tt*-������'<������ *v-*nt a****������** -wtth  the warden, who*h������d# them sit awhile  In his office. Tinker nnd young roan  were there talking until the day was  gone, Tbe warden sat apart, reading,  Now and again they whispered ear*  tlPPtl*-, ft-* 1f thoy -n'oro no* ggtw.-^ "fiflr-  rel shaking bis forefinger and his bead.  Trove cam* away na tbe dark fell, a  sad and thoughtful look upon bim.   ,  (To Be Continued)  s """ ���������*  Pur* Uvf,  When a woman chooses a man with  ft Ntd hend. a pair of bowlegs and a  Nmurdny night pay check of #10 you  -iu'i acouw* ht*r of marrying for any-  tlilm* but pure, noalloyed. un-r**-mts mini* fctl. iinqm-t-itio-nMl and undying love.  Ututm illy.,' IicmocTat.  PHOTOGRAPHING  STARS.  When   Done   With   Ordinary   Camera  ;   They Show as Lines, Not Specks.  It Is an easy matter merely to photograph stars. The trouble is to picture1 them as points and not as streaks,  for as the earth rotates it carries .the  photographic apparatus with it, aud  the light from the star makes a Hue,  while the astronomer wants a point.  He must therefore devise a machine  that will counteract the movement of  tbe earth and so keep tho light steadily  tn the same place on tbe plate. Elaborate clockwork must turn the lens  backward to keep it on the star and at  tbe same rate as that at which the  sarth moves forward.  Au astronomer at the Yerkes observatory at Williams Bay, Wis., is quoted  In St. Nicholas as saying that "many  of the most Important results of astronomy have been derived from the  rise of an ordinary-camera, pn a cigar  night point one of these toward the  north pole, and it will be found after  an exposure of one or two hours that  the stars which lie near the pole have  drawn arcs of circles upon the plate.  This is due to the fact that the earth  is rotating upon its axis at such a rate  as to cause every star In the sky to  appear to travel through a complete  circle once in twenty-four hours.  The mere act of photographing Is not  much more difficult than a short exposure out of the window of a moving  car.   Any one can try It  Let tne exposure be for at least five  minutes if the camera is pointed overhead and for at least one hour if directed toward the pole star. The camera may be left out all night If pointed  at the pole, but must be taken in just  before daylight The longer the exposure the longer the star "scratches."  Develop the plate as long as possible.  TRAGEDY BECAME REAL  DRIVING THE  LOGS.  Skill and Activity of the Expert River-  man  In Action.  First and foremost your true river-  man can. ride a log. This does not mean  merely that beds able to stand upright  or to jump from one to another without splashing in, though even tbat is  no mean feat as a trial will convince  you. That is the kindergarten of it  wTJie���������saw���������logJn,Jiie_.jvate_t.J.s_jao.t.jonJy  his object of labor, but bis means of  transportation. Your, true riverman on  drive seldom steps on land except to  eat and sleep.  A journey down stream is to him an  affair of great simplicity. He pushes  into the current a stick of timber,  jumps lightly atop it, leans against his  peavy and floats away as graceful and  motionless as a Grecian statue. When  his unstable craft overtakes other logs  he deserts it runs forward as far as be  can, the logs bobbing and awash behind bis spring, and so continues on  another timber. Jack Boyd once for u  bet rode for twelve miles down Grand  river on a log be could carry to tho  stream's bank across his shoulders.  Fully half tbe time his feet were submerged to tbe ankles,  Nor does quick water always cause  your expert riverman to disembark.  Using his peavy as a balancing polo  and treading with squirrel-like quickness as bis footing rolls, he will run  rapids of considerable force and volume. When tbe tail of a drive passes  through tbe chute of a dam there are  always half a dozen or so of tbe rear  men who out of sheer bravado will run  through standing upright like circus  riders and yelling like fiends.���������Stewart  Edward White ,ln Outing Magazine.  Marriage Expenses,  Careful observation, extending over a  period of forty-two years and supplemented by thousands of Interviews  wltb storekeepers, hairdressers, modistes, milliners, collectors and others,  leads us to believe that tbe average  cost of a bride's trousseau In tbls conn*  try���������taking tbe rich wltb tbe poor���������Is  tbe sum of $0(3,88. Equally careful observation convinces us that tbo average cost of a bridegroom's sartorial  outfit Is slightly leu than one-third  that amount, or, to be exact $22,01.  Thus we bave $88.89 as tbe cost of tbe  garment! worn by bride and bridegroom at-tbe ayerage wadding and In  tba course of the average honeymoon.  **>eeeemweeememmMaieBejmemmmBeeeamem*m  Long Lived Rasors,  "How long bave yoa bad this nuorf  asked the barber.  "A dozen years."  ' "Well," aald be, "that la not bad.  'It's no record, though. -Lots of my cus*  romem-tin** rsr/irs thaHhev've owned  twenty and twenty-five yeara astd used  .too.   Why, one old man getiPme to  ���������none every three months a razor be  bought over forty yeara ago.-And lt'a  such a good rasor yet tbat-tbls old  man's son. whenever he wants n velvet shave, goos to his dad and boraews  the veteran raxor.  A rasor tbat wltb  good nse won't last twenty-five years  ia no rasor at all.'  Man Killed While Posing as Victim  In a Railway Wreck.  The rehearsal for bioscope purposes  ..of* h "thrilling train-wrecking scene."  on the Brighton railway at Purley.  England, has had a tragic ending.  William Zeiter. 48 years of age, of  Croydon', who was injured while the  "plot" was being carried out, died  4n Croydon Hospital.  The accident has also led to the  suspension of the engine-driver anol  fireman of the tram, which played so  important a pare in the "scene,'' while  the action of Mr. Bromley, the sta-  tionmaster at Stoat's Nest Station, who  is alleged to be implicated iu the matter, is to be inquired into.  Perfoi'mer's Death,  The rehearsal was arranged by the  proprietors of a film company of Croydon, to whom it occurred that the incidents leading up to a trnin wreok  would nrpve an excellent show. Accordingly a small party journevp'1 to  Purley in order to pose for a pictun*  The performers were a supnosct  si-malman and,his wife, a couple of  villains, an engine-driver, and a doq.  It was arranged that s!e*?ners s'*o"M  be place on the, Ijne in order towrpo'-  the train, that the signalman sho**M  detect the miscreants at work, an ft  rush upon them. Aa the result of nn  j attempt to foil their scheme, he wn<������  to be bound, placed on the rails, and  left, to his .{ate.  The distress of the signalman's do?,  which had been accustomed to onrrv  his dinner to the bo:*:, beine obsprvptf  -by the man's, wife, she was to nr*<-  ceed to investigate matters, and it  the psycholoeical moment. wh������n th<������  express train, dftshod up, she was to  rep-Stie her ��������� hn8bo.nd.  The "plot'* was carried 0"t ar-l  duly recorded bv the cinematocrrr-n't  ,**lp'''tb a point. The train anDronohM.  but instead of nulling un at t^* rt-p-  arranged spot it come on, wi+h t1*<*������  resntt that Zeiter was seriously injured.  The obstacles on the Iin������ w<="-<-?  caught bv the piiard iron of t*-.<������ o**-  ���������gine and thrown aside, one of ���������*������������������'*������  .sleepers hittine Zeiter -with r-^nt  -force, fracturing his ribs and infill.  ina a deep wound in his head, the  injuries proving fa.*al.  Company to Investigate.  It is stated that the driver. *������ m*>������*;  named Bodeer. of Battersea, rltrt M?  b*"*f"t to brine his engine to a <*'fnr;',-  is.t,ill���������i_but_f ailed��������� on���������account���������of���������tie*-  wh'pels skidding. He anolifd t^t  brakes, but they were not t,horo"''i'v  effective. Whether or not the c-nptn*.  driver was authorized to -frjfcv th<������ p<*������*t  he did in this demonstration -is n-->t  known, nor is it clear whether a-*v  arrantrement was 'made betwp������n him  and the cinematograph cemDnny.  ' One thing iB certain, however.', th**t  the rehearsal was performed wi^"t  the. permission of the Brighton ttail-  wn** Co., who wifl make a full inv****-  timtion as to the extent to which  their officials ��������� are involved.  GIANT DOGS ON SHOW.  Yourself.  if yon wish to be miserable you most  think about yourself, about what you  want,wbntyou llko,what respect people  ought to pay you, and than to yon nothing will be pure. Yoa will spoil every*  thing you touch, you will make sin and  misery for yourself out of everything  wblcb God amttda yon and you will be  ���������a wfwtrbed aa ton choose.      ,,._.]  Queen Alexandra Takes Third Prize*  At Canine Exhibition.  The monarch of the dog world.  ���������Great Danes and Borzois, held an exclusive show at the Crystal Palace,  London, last week.  Queen Alexandra was among tho  exhibitors, showing the two well-  known animalB, Sandringham Moscow  and Kolpitza, both of which gained  third prizes.  The prinoipal winners in the Borzoi  ������ection were Champion Kiepp, owned  by Mrs, Borraan, and Mrs, Aitchison'n  Kalka. At a low estimate either of  these animals is worth well over  $1,000.  Tbe surprise exhibit was J,. W.  Dora's Lottery, which took three first  prises in the juvenile competition,  and lis regarded as a probable future  champion;  The Precious Stones of Australia.  Rough diamonds have been found  lately in Queensland, one purchased  weighing four and one-half carats,  while many others weighing from ono  to five carats have bean sold. Diamonds so far found in the State have  not been of sufficient value to cause  excitement, and this, together with  the fact tbat European and American  gam merchants have adjudged then  as inferior quality, haa discouragw)  exploration. Sapphires have beer*  found in various plaoes, many of tha  yellow and green being aquai to any  produced elsewhere, 'Recently $1,250  wa# refused for a rough yellow, sapphire, aad a large blue one, with a  J allow centre, weighing two and ono-  alt (raneas, brought $2,aao.'The true  rubles have bean found of good color,  but are small. Hyacinth zircons  weighing twenty-tour carats are well  known. Zireona, sapphires, topaz,  ���������rtOMwalf**!* anrl nther ferns ntay h������  picked out of ballast along the railway lines. Olivine is fairly common.  The pearl is the best known of Australian tens, and for many yeara  Abtmtona* of dollars' worth hare been  ������������������araml In Queensland, The oyster  (Uhgrkl of Tliurtvla-,- hlm-i li������*,vc  bean tha chief source of supply, but  pearls are fonnd all along the Queensland ooaat* The opal is pra-eminenUy  the Queensland gem and is found over  the entire western district of tha  State, tha total output amounting Us  moss than 11,250,000. The raoonnton**,  emeralds, agate, amethvst. asteriated,*  svrmtnrfn*. ha-^nltc Oydfnr>>, blood-  tttpne nr heliotrope, cairngorm, eat's-  eyes, chalcedony, chrysopraaa, citrine,  hyaline, iasper, mow agate, morion  onyx, plasma, prase, rock crystal,  rose quarts, saaenetie, sard, aarde-oyx  and water babble complete Um list. It  i  TIIE  NEWS,  CUMBERLAND. BRITISH   COLUMBIA".  Celluloid  *ara������<aa<---*'a<*'a<*B**aB*a  Starch  Easier ironing gives  better finish on things  starched with Celluloid  Starch, the only no-  boil cold-water starch  that can't, stick. You  will like it best, once  you try it. Buy it by  name. Any good dealer.  Perpetual Sunshine.  Perpetual sunshine occurs on the  coast of Peru, where, although it maj  be misty occasionally, the blue sky Is  always visible through this M-hitlsa  veil. Perpetual suusbine when the suu  is above the horizon aiso exists in the  Sahara, the great desert of Africa, and  in the other rainless regions of the  *H>rth, ..*-.,  Saves  Labor*  Tith  e*  T  Linen,  oo  tOf  All Three unllty.  A St Louis physician telephoned an  order to a drug store which, was received-by the druggist's son, a boy of  fourteen years. The boy misunderstood the order and sent an overdose  -ot a drug which killed the doctor's pa*  ttent, The coroner's Jury held the physician, tbe druggist and the boy re*  sponsible for tbe death.  Magistrate Cured  by Zam-Buk  Magistrate Perry of Goldfields tes-  ! tines to the wonderful merits of Zam-  Buk, the great herbal balm, as follows  "Gentlemen���������1 have proved Zam-  Buk eminently satisfactory. In my  case it cured a skin rash of five  years standing which no doctor had  been able to do any good for. It  truly does even more than you claim  for it. For my own part I would not  now be without it in the house:  Yours very truly,  (Signed)   "Roger F. Perry, J.P."  Zam-Buk is a sure cure for all skin  sores, sore*.feet, insect bites, sunburn,  blisters, heat" rashes, ^.eczema, ulcers,  itch, abscess, etc. Relieves piles  quickly. All' stores and druggists' at  50c a box, or by mail, Zam-Buk Co.,  Toronto, 6 boxes for $2.50.  Tripoli Powder.  A grain of Tripoli powder contains  ���������the skeletons of 187,000,000 anlmalcu-  iae. It is used In the making of dyna*  Oitftv *      '^  Do not delay in getting relief for  the little folks. Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator is a pleasant  and sure cure. 11 you love your  ���������child why do you let it suffer when  a remedy i3 so near at hand?  ,, Labor.,  The doctrine of the ��������� farm is fflerely  this, that every man ought to stand in  primary relations with the work of the  world: ought to do it himself and not  to suffer the accident of his having a  purse in his pocket, or his having been  b**ed to some dishonorable or injurious  craft, to sever him from those duties  and for this reason, that labor Is God's  education; tbat he only Is a sincere  learner, he only can become master  ~wh~o"iea**n*rtbe-seeretT>f-labor-and-who  by real cunning extorts from nature its  scepter.���������Emerson.  ���������Keep Minard's Liniment in the House  figsr ana tiepnant Hunters Wanted.  A reward of Rs. 40 is offered for  the destruction of a man-eater that  has been wandering about the Village of Chapparraukhir Sahari Mauzi,  and which has lately killed a man  near the railway bridge at Chappar*  mukhir. He is reported to be doing  ���������great havoc among the cattle of the  'villagers and the Nepali khuti on the  'other side of the Titaimari stream,  ���������which is in the distrct of Nowgong.  The deputy commissioner of Rum-  ,'rup also offers a reward of Rs. 50  'for the destruction of a rogue ele*  !>hant, which haa killed a man and  s doing considerable damage to pro*  iperty and crops In villages in Mauza  jpahbari. The elephant is a makna,  one about eleven feet in height with  tusks about two feet long, ���������Bands  ���������Mataram.  Recruiting Marches,  It is reported in tho military clubs,  says The Birmingham Post, that tha  war office will order certain regiments  to send strong parties, accompanied  by their bands and colors, on a series  of recruiting inarches through their  respective territorial areas during the  coming summer and autumn.  Particular attention, it is added,  will be paid to the rural district when  employment becomes slack, after tha  harvests; and among the regiments  which are expected to be called upon  to undertake marches of this description are the 2nd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, the 1st Royal  Welsh Fusiliers, the 2nd Gloucestershire Regiment, the 3rd Worcestershire Regiment, and the 1st South  BUflo-***������ki������e Raaimant.  '   V   ���������' Emergency Fooaa.  According to Dr. Robert Hutchinson  of Ltt&don, if at auy time meat is not  ftva-Nabie, bread, sugar and eggs will  make "a very respectable support for  tfce body." Sugar is an exceedingly  Valuable article of food as a source of  energy, the unfortunate thing about it  being that It contains no nitrogenous  matter. Bread, however, does contain  some; hence It balances up well when  combined with sugar. In times of  scarcity of food bread and molasses Is  not a half bad diet���������at least it can be  relied on to keep the body up to a fair  state of efficiency.  Minard's Liniment Used by Physicians  Women aa Walkers.  Even the athletic girls and women  of today can hardly ma\ke any advance upon the record of alary Lamb,  who wrote to Miss Wordsworth (both  women being between fifty and sixty  years old): "You say you can walk  fifteen miles with ease. That is exactly my stint." She then speaks pity-  .ingly_o_f a delicate woman who could  accomplish "only four of tiW^iles~ev-  ery third or fourth day, keeping very  quiet between."  AFTER   DOCTORS  F   I LED  For Strains  ���������of Back        , ���������of Shoulder  ���������of Stifle ���������of Hough  ���������of Whirleboae ���������of Knee  ���������of Fetlock        ���������of Coffin Joint  ---of Pastern  Swelling  and all  '   lameness in  Horses  Fdlows*  Leennng's  Essence  Two or three t������r***poon*-  fuls in a little Rum or Brandy,  cures Sprains, Braises and  Lameness in 24 hours���������takes  out all the soreness���������and puts  horses "on their feet again,''  50c. a bottle.   If yeur druggist does not have it, send to  NstissalOi^aCbeakalCa.  UMu^atotreaL   u  Britain and Germany.  The Petit Parisien is still prosecuting its enquiry into the international situation, and now its London  correspondent gives an account of a*n  interesting conversation with . Sii  Charles Dilke, ,wbo professes' no  anxiety on the subject. Sir Charles  assured the writer that there was not  one sane man in the United Kingdom who would favor an attack on  Germany, and that he certainly did  not believe that Germany dreamt oi  attacking England. What harm could  Germany do to, England, who pos-  sepsp^. and would retain the supremacy of the sea? If Germany built  more and more ships, England would  do the same, and as she waa richei  than Germany she would win in that  -game. He was cori'viticed that the  peace of Europe would last* many  years.  Cocoa Plant.  The plant producing, the cocoa of  commerce is a tree seldom grown to a  height greater than seventeen or eighteen feet,- bat" is sometimes known to  reach a height of thirty feet. It is  Known to botanists' as Theobroma cacao. It bears an oblon-2 fruit measur-  -in**~from,six_to���������ten_inches. _..  CANADA INDEPENDENT.  4r,  Boulton  Says  Annexation  With  United States  Is  Impossible.  Wheii Mr. Justice Longley of Nov?  "cotia at a recent public dinner declared his belief that Canada would  >e- an independent' nation within the  ife-time oi some present, quite a flut-  er was created. The editor of "Can-  da" sent out an enquiry to severai  mblic men at? to their views on the  ���������uestion. Among the first to reply  vas Mr. Forstar Boulton, M. P., ������  Canadian in the British Commons.  '3e takes pretty much the same view  t Judge Longuy  "I agree witn Mr. Longley," h������  ,/ritgSj, "that th-** tendency of opinion  a Canada ia towards independence.  Annexation to the United States is  ������ut of the question, and Imperial  i-'ederation is. so far as I.can see,  mpracticiible; Canada has chancec1  .vonderfully since I was a schoolboy  tn Toronto. When I was a law student at Osg'.-ode Hall there was quite  i feeling in* eavor of annexation but  t died out  Now Wholly Dead.  This feeling had, existed for many  soars, but I should say it was now  who!> dead. Imperial Federation  has had its day. and I, for one, wa?  for some yeara, a believer in the sys-  fie* you from the day yon  buy it   That kind it trade.  marked (at above) in ted, and guareateed to yoa  by floret that tell it and the people who make k.  Made in many fabrics ana ntyles, at various  prices, in form-fitting tiz*. for women,  men and children.   Look for the  PEN-ANGLE.  Window Pnlma.  If you stand a palm in the window  be careful that you turn the pot around  every day, so tbat one side of the plant  does not get the sole benefit ot tha  ���������on'a T-ava.  The police (Scotland) report for  .. ,. 1906 recommends the ^provision of  tern of a federated Empire resembling vans in large towns for conveying  the United States of America. But policemen to or from distant beats  the traiff difficulties, the existence of and for bringing in prisoners,  the House of  Lords, the necessities \  ������������������������9Si  A Good  Hair-Food  Ayer'i Hair Vigor, new Improved formula. Is a genuine  hair-food. It feeds, nourishes,  build* up. strengthens, invigorates. The hair grows more  rapidly, keeps soft and smooth,  and all dandruff disappears,  5 Aid nature a little. Give vour  hair a good hair-food.  ���������Dixt mtthenie- tha color of tht hatr.  a  vers  JreraiaU mrttn ������Mh bettle  Mo������Ht to jear  .**"_ din-tot*  as* htm ahetrt It,  the* do as heae-ft  You need not hesitate about using this  now Hair Vlgorfrom any tear of itscnang*  tag tha color of your hair. The new  AyVa Hair Vigor prevents premature  grayntss, but docs not change the color  o-f tha bsirert������B to tha sllf-bteit degree.  "'' #.ftaa*arOa, ImjeatX. 1ms* ������������������ ���������  Dr.  Williams'   Pink   Pills   Cured - a  Severe Case of Anaemia and  Weakness  Anaemia���������poor, watery blood���������is  the cause of most of the misery  which afflicts mankind. The housewife especially falls an easy prey to  it. The long hours and close confinement necessary in performing her  household duties sap her strength.  She becomes run down and often suffers extreme misery. Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills are the housewife's friend.  They make new blood���������lots of it���������  and pure blood banishes all women's  ailments. Mrs. E. St. Germain, wife  of a well known farmer of St. John  des Chaillons, Que., found new  strength through Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. She says: "A year ago I was  extremely weak. I could not attend  tr my work, I suffered from dizzy  spells; my head ached; my blood was  poor; I had a bad cough and. the  doctors feared I was going into con-  sumption. I followed their treatment for some time but without relief. ������I grew discouraged and finally  gave it up in despair. I was strongly advised to try Dr. Williams' Pink  Fills, so procured six boxeB. Before  they were all gone I felt relief. The  headaches and dizziness became lees  frequent and I felt a little stronger.  I continued tho pills for a couple of  months, at the end of which time I  had gained in weight, the pains had  left me, my appetite was good and I  folt as strong and well as ever 1 did.  I cannot say too much in favor of  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, for I certainly owo my good health to them."  The woman in tho house, the man  in the oflice, the boy or girl in the  school will always nnd a friend in  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. Those pills  actual'y make new, rich, red blood  and good blood banishes rheumatism, general debility, kidnoy troubles  nnd those aches and pains caused by  overwork or overstudy; good blood  builds up the tired, unstrung nervos  and makes pale, thin cheeks rosy and  healthy. The pills aro sold at 50  cents a box or six boxes tor 12.50  by all medicine dealers or by mall  from the Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,  Brookville, _Ontu   King Edward's Birth. '  Th-* *������ommotinn respecting tho birth  ot a royal baby in Spain recalls on in*  oident in coim<*cUuii with U;<* injiH-ur-  one in this world oi tho present King  of England. Among the notabilities  at Buckingham Palace awaiting tho  auspicious event wos tho great Duke  *. Wdlh'i-ioa, !.:c !."W ���������*���������' Wntr-Tlnn.  then over 70 years ot age. In duo  course tho nurse camo into the reception-room and announced tho birth.  "Is it a boy?" askod tho veteran duke.  "It is a boy Prince, your grace," answered the dame in a somewhat of*  fended ton-**, Snm** month-- Inter,  when asked by a lady how the young*  otcr wat {-cftin** on, th*������ rluk*** replied:  "Well, madam, very well, if I am  any judge. I am told that all healthy  babies kick hard and cry loudly, and  I can personally testify that His Royal  Highness is a vary healthy baby/'  Minard's   Liniment,   Lumberman's  Friend  t Cutting Short ��������� Speech.  "When I was at Harvard}" said Dt.  -William F. Anderson of New York hi  concluding a brief address, 'the boys  had a little epigram with which tbey  used to warn speakers not to be too  prolix.    It compared a speech to a  .wheel.".;  "/You know, professor,' they would  say, 'the longer the spoke the greater  tbe tire.' "���������Woman's Home Compan-  "Well," said the uncertain citizen,  "I failed on that examination to git  in the government service���������turned  me down on g'ography, an' spellin',  an' 'rithmetic, an' now I dunno  whether to go to teachin' school, or  practisin' law, or editin' of a newspaper. I jes' can't decide which  one 0' the three to tackle."���������Atlanta  Constitution.  Bowlers Sot World's Record.  Tn the tournament of the western  howling. congress at Denver recently  L. R. Everhart of the Kansas Oity  Brunswlcks and Tony Vocht ot the  Kansas City Crescents broko the  world's record for two men teams in  ���������he tournament bowling with a seora  ot 1,299, Everhart rolled 668 and  Vo-zht 631 in the threo gamas. C. W.  burner and F. Makepunce, two other  Kansas City, bowlers, (scored 1,173, giv-  itif/ them second place in th* *���������.���������  learn class '  Dr. J, D, Knllogg's Dysentery Cordial is prepared from drugs known  to tho profession as thoroughly roll-  able for the cure of cholera, dysentery, diarrhoea, griping pains and  summer complaints, It has been  used successfully by medical practitioners for a number ot years with  gratifying results. If suffering from  any summer complaint it is Hint  tho modicino that will euro you. Try  a bottle.   It soils tor 25 cents.  Maps For Balloonist*,  According to tho Aeropbllo. It is proposed to enpply maps specially prepared for the use of aeronauts, giving m������  position of tho principal objects. />,cli  sn tbf) t-ondx of rivers, fuctoiloi, railway junctions, etc., which ca<*. *iasiiy  be (llHrliwrulNhod from tho car of a  hnlloon. Hlinlliti'ty all tno grunt centers or iiuitt wid lm lutlkmml un tho  rar.pfl for use In night trot cling,--Pal)  Hall (Jauotte.        _  of paving the way, first of pii. iy  Great Britain by altering the constitution so as to permit of Home Rule;  all round, have convinced me that a  Federal Parliament for the Empire is.  in this generation aV least, out of the  tj-i.estion. The present relations between the self-governing colonies and  Great Britain are to my mind very  satisfactory. The colonies within their  borders do as they like. Great Britain pays practically for the defence  of the Empire and provides and pays  for the consular and diplomatic service in all parte of the world.  Adds to Prestige.  The colonies^ get "defended for nothing; but, on the other hand, Great  Britain would, so far as the Belf-gov-  erning colonies are concerned, be  obliged to maintain the Bame fleets  and army if these colonies were independent, so that the self-governing  colonies really cost Great Britain  nothing to defend. The 'possession'  of colonies adds to BritainVprestigo  in the eyes of the world, but the fact  that they 'belong'' to Britain does  "rr6t~a"dd~muph-tO'the-dignity~of-theJ  colonial status. To sum up, the* present position is more to the advantage  of Britain than it is to Canada or  Australia and as it will shortly ba.  to South Africa.  "Tt is not to be supposed that the  great colonies will long be content  with the position of colonies, and of  the three alternatives it seems to me  that, when a change does come, the  most dignified and noble position will  be to assume tho full status of manhood. Should that time come, I  hope the change will be accompanied  by a defensive alliance. In the means  time Canada at any rate is doing what  she can to provide for her own defence. The building of three great  trans-continental railways, the garri-  eoning of Halifax and Esquimalt, and  the increase both in numbers and  efficiency of the militia are satisfactory evidence of the growing feeling  in Canada of her own strength.*The  character of the Canadian people is  ohanging from colonial to national,  and a vigorous young nation is hastening to join the family of nations  and bring to bear upon international  affairs the civilization of the Anglo*  Saxon."  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT removes  ftll hard, soft or calloused lumps and blemishes  from horses. Wood Bpavin, curbs, splints,  ringbone, sweeney, stifles, sprains, sore and  swollen throat, coughs, etc. Save* S50 by use  of ono bottle. Warranted the most wonderful  Blemish Cure ever knuwa. :  There are a number ct varieties of  corns. Holloway's Corn Cure wjill  remove any "of them. ' Call on your  druggist and get a bottle at once.  Pf.v. James Charlton, of London,  superannuated Methodist minister, is  dead, aged sixty-five.  gvl   ���������JTrIT'L   FOR-^R^I   V*  METALLIC ROOFINGC?  Lirv, ,-rr o  ElLl  aW eonw from a ���������trtin, lumbago, Wd-  iwrtraabtooriadigaatioo; Wfittom  tha mum, tba Mhlne la than *, a dull,  annoying or*****������rcing klnd.that makta  you 017 out with pain.  To cure um  J0H^,t^rr  LetM-Mon*  watar, *Hp������ <  , Anodyne; n   ^  aaiaon Unimant   3D oent-4. thras tint** u much SO cant*.  I. S. JOHNSON & CO., Bo-ton, Maaa..  'taVaVM'TB'ii TO FIND a man or woman  wa fill B BbU in every town who watata  to uaka 16000 in v-Anh tn the nost 90dan with-  out an investment of a cent,   Do -out. Ii to  S-rfotfrdar fpr our proposition sad "Tha  tor* ot Big Ben and Horn* OUwrs* whioh  wa will mail you tree and prepaid.    ^sovKSjaou r   Tjudbb's Baxe 1  gJU^g^J  Canadian Trade Abroad.  An unusually large batch ot trade  roports has been received at the de-  Sartment of trade and commerce, D.  [. Ross, commercial agont at Mel*  bourne, reports that Australian wheat  and flour are being sent to China and  Japan in larger quantities than here*  toforo,  J, B. Jackson, trade agent in Leeds,  writes; "The suptjeetion is made to  me that it Canadian shippers desire  the dealers tn sell their buttor as  ���������Canadian' and not aa> 'American,'  why do thoy not imitate the Danish  Hhinpers. who aro required to mark  their shipments with tho national  trademark."  J, 8. Lnrkc, Canadian commercial  ntjent In New South Wales, reports  th**t trw* AuffrnH-in wheat harvest is  fstimntH at 71.1.19.607 b'i**hels. This  would leave about 40,000,000 bushels  'or ojtnort trite efnaon. Tho hfi'veet In  N*cw Zealand h"i������ been so poor that  nrrantremrrta nr-? n*������w br-inf* made to  jm^rt hn**d whrnt fln**r from Canada,  Mr. T,ark������ enlln attention to China  *������ thn mnr>>������t 'or Cn**ndinn goods.  P. B. Bull, Cnnndlnn comm*?irHal  iiCH't tn Bi*m<-,*'*'*.*T). r-"*������n-tf* thnt the  minnt-lty nf wor.'ton h*������**id^s reouired  In th*> manuf*���������������**������������������***<������<��������� of th*>t city is  ,-,*?������������i(,^ii������������ nwiiwiUn^   *n***d that, *f!a**i"������  j lull*, ta not avalHw* hermolf of it as she  should.  THE WAY TO THE WEST  to tho East and to tho South is via  the Canadian Northern Railway.  Through dally tralne between Edmonton, Winnipeg and St. Paul.  Dining and Sleeping Car services  are unexcelled. Compartment Library. Observation cars between  Winnipeg and 8t. Paul. Have you  *sw*n the gremt Saskatchewan Valley  with iu fertile farm lands* If not,  let aa suggest a trip ont there this  summer. Any agent will be pleased  to furnish information, or write C.  W. Cooper, Ai������t. General Passenger  Agent, Wiunipog.  Teething Babies-,  are saved suffering���������and mothers  given rest���������when one uses  Nurses' and Mothers' Treasure  Quickly relieves���������regulntes the  bowels ��������� prevents    convulsions,  Used 50 yeara.   Absolutely safe.  At dniMtores, 25c,  8 bottles, 11,85.  National Drug A Chemical Co., Limited,  Sole Proprietors, Montreal.      41  Dogs and Drinking Water. ]  Wbo bas not at somo timo or other  envied tho impunity with wblcb a doft  drinks brackish water that no human  being dare touch? Civilised communU  t)������i bave aolved the problem ot a pnrsj  water supply so completely that they;  eannot gat on without port vatau  Dogs by elimination et tnoae most  readily poisoned by had -water nava  become aa a race Immune to bad wa-'  tar, Ib tbla case tbt cheeking of nat-  wnl sjalectlou doaa not matter, toeaoasi  *e*e-*a********   *a*******'-a***>a* *a*t********a*7,a*at   ^armw^amjmr   ���������a*********' w   ���������tM**ff*tBv ���������a**-*-*-**'���������*������������������   "a*****v-%*aw*s'***eB'**"-gjs  tht aapply of good water can probabb>  always bt i*acnrid,----Un-a������ Paat, ^ j  I  from the  Ovens to Yoa  We bridge dbtance  with our moi**ure-pr*x**i  dust-proof packages. Hal-*  rax and Vancouver art  brought to tht ovenr*  doon Farms and ������mtB  towni art put orv tht amr  plant with the big cities.  rtooucy's Perfection  Cream Sodas  art padsd In hyetmee, tlr^sft  yetkamee, ftyjaJv crifB*. dstastasi ���������  s\^^M   gjgk^kjgjL   ejbfjB^vA   t^h  asatBtaa   atatta**a*-*sa    j*agari*a^a  maw rmman *******>*i w������ wn **u**a p*-*t***  ta*aaa*r wnwi j*****. are**  arf *u aaoetsna  SB  W.   N.   U.   No.  mwgmwm)  HI THE   NEWS,   CI1Ml^-ELA}CBv .PTO-TOrH  COfMMmii^  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  J.   A.  Bates,  Editor aiid   Proprietor.  The coluu-ua of The .News are open to all  who-.visfa to express therein views on matters of public interest.,  While trye do not hold uursolves rea-joim*  bie for tha utterances of correspondent, we  r������erve the rignt of decliaiug to insert  e >tnniunicatiou8 unnecessarily porou-titd.  TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 1907  Vancouver Island is the contro  of interest auiuiig  those  who are  watching keenly the development  of British Columbia.   Many things  have recently transpired to stimulate this interest, but undoubtedly  the chief factor is the activity  of  the 0. F. li.   When this corporation acquired the E. & JST. llailway  it could safely be predicted that  the purchase was but the first link  iu a chain which would ultimately  bind Vancouver   with the mainland, and bring about the  exploitation of  its splendid natural '., r.e-  fiources.Prediction is being fulfiled  earlier than might have  oeen expected.    The second link in  the  chain was the erection  of a large  up-to date hotel in Victoria.    The  third link the placing of a number  of survey parties in the field to locate a route for  the  extension  of  the E. & N, Railway North  and  West of JSanaimo    The   fourth,  link is about to be forged as indicated by  the announcement   of  Mr.  Arthur   Piers,   head  of   the  Company's Steamship Department  that an Empress liner of the same  class as those which  have   established the Atlantic record between.  SJ^TVIXJI-DL  D-A/VTS.      IP-E10-PS.ISX".  English 4 x BURTON always on tap also, tho famous MILWAUKEE  BEERS���������Anhenser, Bcbwiiau, Sehlitz, &c. "OLD GREVT.'BEARD"  SCOTCH Wli'lSKY, ''      Bost Wines and Liquors of all kinds.  Tho Boarding and Lodging Department, under the immediate superintendence of Mrs  '  .    ..  ������ Davis, will be four.d First-class in every respeoti  RATES,  $1 00 par day upwards.  The Right' Price  FURNITURE STORE  Ab the result of a recent judicious purchase a new lot ofif uraiture ar7,  rived this week.   We sell at prices to suit all pockets.  REPAIRING A SPECIALTY,  Jo BE, OOLIiIMS, Cumberland.  8 ������  S -  We   offer  the  following    High  Grade and popular  "Charter Oak Ranges"  delivered at .Cumberland Wharf  in the following sizes- at puce**  'piven'below.'  Cash with Order  \V'e guarantee these Ranges to be  perfect bakers and  give absolute satisfaction or money refunded.  No 8���������4 hole; oven 14 :< 20 x 13 at -$40  ���������.No 8���������6 hole,' oven 14 x 20 x 13 at $44;  -*���������������������������:������������������   NoS--6 hole,������������������overt--18x30x13 a*-$52.  W^TSO^T^ VlCTORIA.BC*  ���������ME*l**tt������*f������-������-*rMCTAQ**tt3J^^  s. 5. 'Oity of Nanaimo.  yicro-Ri-*L���������co'M:o**2:     -Eao-u-TE  Sails ftom Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaunp, calling ut   North  Saanich  Cowichan Bay   Maple Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  or passengers ofler.  Leaves Nanaimo "Tiu-sday, 5 p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox.  Leaves ' Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m., for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Stils froin Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., for  Victoria, ending "at Kuper and Then*  Islands, Crofton, Maple Bay, Cowichan Bay and North Saanich when  freight and  passengers offer  North Saanicii  when tide and weather  conditions' permit,  t  VANCOUVER - NAJN AIBIO - LADY  SMITH   ROUTE  8.8.      *'0OAN."  Sails I om   Vancouver  for-  Nanaim*  daily, except Sundays, at 1.30 p.m.  Sails from   Nanaimo   for   Van ouvei  daily, except Sundays, al 7 a.m.  TIME TABLE  EFFECTIVE  Monday, October 1st, 1906  ���������'NORTH BOUND���������Rend Down  I am prepared   to  furnish Stylish Rigs  ' and do Teaming at  reasonable rates,  D. KlLPATRlCK  Cumberland,  OUR BEST  OUU31.N-6 OFFERS  this p-iut'i AND A NEW Subscription  to  Regular pric** for both. ' Onr Price  Daily" Witness,      $4.50 $3,oo  Weekly Witness,    2.50 2.00  World Wide,         3.00 2.25  Northern Messenger 1.90 1.75  Oar calculations are based strictly ou ue  '���������;t.ih in advance.    Samples of these paper  may be sct'i* at our- office.  -*MtWM������'<-**MM tar ������������������>-*������i#*> j <mim  Q0LLEG3ATE   SCHOOl  FOR BOYS  The Laurels.        Belcher Street  Victoria B. C.  ���������Queenstou  and Halifax, will at  o������ce be built for the Pacific trade.  These are but bare outlines of a  far-reaching policy, which invovles  the. clearing and settlement of e-  liormous areas of agricultural land  in the E. & N. Railway belt, railway connection with Alberni, rail  way   extension  to  tbo   extreme  North of the ..Island,- an^ last but  by no means least, a railway and  steamship .terminus   on Quatsino  Sound.   Thife latter decision which  ' although not officially announced  is practically assured by the recent  visit of Mr. MacNicol, the general manager, is by far the most important in its bearings upon  the  future of Vancouver   island,   If  any other point had been chosen,  its future would have boon imperilled because it possesses the great  ������st natural advantages, and therefore will l������ tho most conducive to  the building  up of tho Oriontul  trade and   the imperial ronto on  which tho prosperity of the Island  and tho province so largely depend  With an up-to-date iorry across  Seymour Narrows or some other  point not far distant, and speedy  railway connection with Qimtsiiio  Sound, truffle to tho Orient will bo  brought twenty-four hours nearer  to Yokohoma thiin is possible from  Vancouver or Victoria.   To select  ���������Quat&ino Sound is not to detract  froin tlio merits of either of them  cities, thoy will still be groat wm-  porta, especially the former, but  whon it eomoH to an all-round tho  world routoovory hour coimts.and  if there is to bo a southern port,  competing with Prince Kuportend  liti!" -vMuiigh iv uvmAii    r������iiiciMlVur  and Viulutiu uud ������u di v *>.��������������������������� t traiiie  to them, no place of equal merit  with Quatsino Sound could bo seh  ������cted. What with tho present uu  i)i������c*juei������ttujtiviiv in locating tmi-  be claims, preparing for tho erection of lujriW* and puln mills, for  the clearing of agriciiltuial land,  and for railway construction, to  say nothing of the * xj.lulutiioii of  coil aitd mineral men*, th*< pro,,.  poets for a time of gtuwal pruHjwr  ity on Vatcouver Island it*, of the  Lright*i#l.*--Wi3ri|wn!d JJuJ  Riverside Hotel . .  THE FINEST HITNTINO AND FKSHING GROUNDS  , '      .ON THE ISLAND���������������������������=   ���������  Livery Stable, Telegraph Oilicc and Barber Shop Convenient  to Hotel.        ;   v  "���������I.        , Everything up to Date.  DAVIS & FEGENSR,:phopkbioM.  Passe-agei  Trains  Daily  Stations. No. 1  ra  Patron  and Visitor,  LORD  BISHOP  OF  COLUMBIA.  Hea*l Master  1. W. LATNG, ESQ',  M; A.,   OXFORD.  Assisted by three Graduates of the Rucog-  .izod Universities of Great Britain and Can-  ida.  Victoria,  Ruasels,  Sbawttigan,  De. <) 00  9.04  10 17  Sunil-; ���������  \V,.*o  Sat  No. :  De, 16 0'  16 0  17.1*  JLQJJ2 17-M-  ci,vim,mmmwtrtaKiaKmxn-iaMaanummmmiiu,mmfKim  Dominion  Hotel  Victoria, 8, C.  The llates 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, pur day.  Free Bus.  STEPHBN JONES.  Cobble Hill,:  Cowiuhau,  Kok&i'ah,  Duucau's,  SoiBonos,  \Vedf,liolme,  Oheniainus, .  Lti,(ly������iii������h,  South Wellington,  Nauairuio, ���������  Wellington,  N-WW-fKn-****  10.40  17.:j-  10.48  17-1  10 53  17.4-  11.00  17. iv  11.07  IS. 1-  11.18  18.2'.  11*32  IS :-).  11'.57  16.r*  12.18  19.1!  12.3(i  in.:;*  Ar 12.53  Ar 19 4i"*  Morteraro terms for boarders.  Property cons-sts of five acres with spaci-  :n s jitool buildings,   extensive   reoreatin-  /rpuuds. gytnnaaium.     Cadet corps orgaon  zod. ' t  APPLY TO HEAD MASTER,  s.  "VANTEE  I���������To Ruy a  Cottage  on ihe        !  MStalment  plan    Ownei  leave terms at  us office!'  !  ���������**.< Wa.\)*.wrm,i0Ma  ������OUTH BOUND--Read Up  maa<wA't*h**&n������^fl*r<'tei*Av*e!a������tm  Wanted���������A good reliable horse  for delivery waggon. Apply���������  S. LA.iser& Co.  Cuinl)erlan<l  Tho Sooret of  A Beautiful Oomplexion,  Now Rovhiiled  What .beauty is move desirable  thniVon    r������v*iiii������*ii,f>     r������/*������i**i^1������'������*"r,i������  ��������� ������������������i -  '*���������  * mid cl^-Tut jcvcl**.    A:; orrou-  TUN 1 TV KOK JiVltKV WOMAN TO  obtain both, for a limited time  only.  Th" 'Mreetie::.*; a:;d iwwipc fui  obtaining a faultless complexion  is the secret long guarded hy the  master miuds of the ORIENTALS and GRKHKS.  This w<- fihtniiied after years  of work aud at great  expense.  It is the uit'iiiotl usc-ti by the  fairest and most beautiful women  of Europe.  Hundreds of American women  who now use it have expressed  their delight and satistaetiot*.  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  plexion and free your skin from  pimples, bad color blackheads,  etc. It alone is worth to' you  many times the price we ask  you Lo send for thu genuine diamond ring of latest design.  We sell you this ring as one  small profit above manufacturing cost. The price is less than  onr half what others charge.  The recipe is   free with   every  ring-.  It is a genu hi e rose cut diamond ring sparkling brillancy  absolutely gaurauteed, very (lain  ty, shaped like a Belcher with  Tiffany setting, of 12 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 or*  dcr is received for ring and two  dollars in money order, stamps or  bills. Get your order in before  our supply is cxhaused.  T 1*1** i������flV*v *?(* v.t.n'"'!'' for a limit  0(\ timo only ns *.  mca.is of .'id  vertisitig amd.  introducing   our  goods.  Send to day before this oppor-  t"***jt**  Vjotonu,  l<lUHHI:ls,  Nliii'viiigaii,      ,,  11  Cobble Hill,  Ctiwiohau,  IvoUnilu.lv,  Duuoan's,  StllHPUUS,  Westholme,  Chomuiiius.  Lutiysmith,  South Wellington,  Nnuiiimo,  Wellington,  No, 2  Ar. 12.00  12 02  10 51  10.48  10.40  10.15  10.00  10 02  0.47."  9; 37  9.20  De. 11.0.0  Ar. 8.50  8.28  8.15  Do. S.O0  No. -J  10. sn  19.51  18.8S  18.30  18.22  18.08  18 o:i  17,53  17*48  17,32  17-22  De. 10 68  Ar. 10 48  1S27  16 15  De. 10 00  l''0R SALE���������The fine lesidence of Mr.  I'. E, Bate, situated at the   corner   of  Vindermere and First Street is for -sale  ���������it the low figure of $1400'    For particu-  us Apply Cumberl.'ind News.  ���������517R buys a got id lot it this oity.  Thotisund Mile and Commutation Tickets on sale, good ovei rail nnd steninei  lines, at two and one-half cents' per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excur-  sions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged foi on application to the  Dist, I'nss. Agent at Victoria.  The Cotnpanv reserves the right to  change without previous notice, steamers  sailing dates anu hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from ond to  all Stations, good for going journey Saturday antl Sunday, returning not later  diiin Monday,  J, W. TUOUP, Gon. Hup. J-,,0, Coast Sor.  0. L. COURTNEY, Dist. Frl*. ft loss, Ag.  L'ORSAJJfi���������lOnereBffood laud in Co-  ���������rioxVnJJfly, suitable fer chu-lu'ii ranch.  Bountiful Btroara run'.'infr,through pro-  pnrty.   Apply nl- this office.  FOR WALK���������1 GO noros, 60acres oboppod  anil abi>ut 10 acres' cleared. High land,  and exoollont pasture loud. Terras oan  be aminceti to puit,  1000 shares Richard in mining stock, 50 cents per share-  apply at this office.  FOR SALE--lfin aoroR, tjijomilo wator  front, 40 acres olonrod; 2 boiiBes, one con-  taioing 8 rooms, another 0 rooms* bnrn  50 x 80. A most (iesirnblo place for a  summer sveBort nnd oentrnl plnoe for a  hotel.  Cr,,;...-ttr.���������  ���������v,^UV*.>.U,  T C. Moseley.  32 Kast w Str<*t., New York cHy,.  a%m*m*jr%WeewmmeWe*maa*^^  In  nil womm  for  oolUctiug  uuinuH and nulling* our noveltiex  wo give Big I'remiami, tend namo to-day  for our in"* ���������jiuii ������i llig t'roiita with littln  wnrlt, Wfito to-iUy. Addretw U. T.  MO*<HLKV, l'r* itiimn iic**i*.rtuit>ut, M Kv  ���������JSStrflct, N������w Vork oity.  tirniiltu niicl Mamie WorUa*  Granite and Marble Monumuntri, Tab*  lotu, oto,, at tho loweefc prioott, (ion-  sintunt with (irnt.cluut Htouk aud  worlcinanship.   Write for particulars.  M0T   fl,  StCUJQffc,  Yates St. Victoria,  B. C,  Morroehi gi-os,  JBj^-KjuLiJrOS  DRiCAD, Cakes and I'iea deliver  od daily to any part of City.  WANTED���������Abont ton ocree oleared,  with or without houso. Must be good  land nnd fronting water. Stnta lowost  pnoo. .  l'X.iii RiALli-8 Jorody ofwa^frofih,and  in llrsl-olahH condition; iiIro a Um yonr>  ling holferf*.  Apply to W. M. Roy.  $800 CASH Ihivb flrst-olaas houso  on Mnryport avomie.  FOR 'SALE-90 acrAH,'with 10 ncroii  cleiircd; $1,000 worth of-timber, fir ced*  ar, white pine, and spruce. 75 acres of  bottom land. 8 roomed house and'out*  buildings, Lots of spring water, and on*  Ly>���������ut 2 "lile8Ironi Cumberland.  81100 buyn-too noroa "timborlnnobTb  miles from Courtonay,  For Knio--i(ib aoros 2jfmii^^5fflSrt  ������oy.About 20 noroa olenrad howo yoaru o*  go, Right in lino of railway oouatruotlon  v'o.'io te Cwiu't*.������������u^ iivur.  FULL STOCK  mmnaawawamaeeem  Groceries  FOR SAtB-A. farm of 160  acres, also house and barn, situated near Comox valley Beauti-  fnl location, c-juvuiieiit to the  saltwater. For particulars an*  plyat this office  FOR ^mv^^cJ^^  on Maryport Avenue. Apply for  pnrHptilars at this office.  FORSALE-OneMaw, Good Road *  Hlor. Appl> to Georgo IJottdaoll, Como-f, '���������^vs- '���������'-���������F^iS-^ESF 'p'.WvT  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND.  imiTTSH   COLUMBIA.  ���������rav  TBEIS, {PLANTS  FOR THE  FARM, GARDEN, LAWN  or CONSERVATORY  OSOUIELYflRIE.  SCfLO !M PaSKMES km CAMS.  Same Prico as the cheap  edulterated k?nds.  E������W������QSl������*LETT u kited  TOROMTO.CNT.  **������,  NOTICE.  Riding on locomotives and   railway cars of   the   Union   Colliery  Company by any  person   or.  ]*er-  botip���������except rain crew���������ii* strictly  prohibited.    Employees   are Rub-  iec to dismissal for a Hot-  ig.same  By order  Francis D. Litti"**  Ma-aa^er.  NO seedless plurae, NO pitlesp  apples, NO C'bleescom���������just old  reliable variesiea st reaponabte  prices  ���������Fertilizers Bee Supplies  , Swray Pumps  Spraying, Materials Cut Flowers  Etc,    Etc.  Oldest established nursery on the  Mainland of B. G.       Catalog Free*  '.M.'j: HENRY  ��������� ���������-���������'..'*  Greexsliou-s-es and P. ������. Ad.-  tlreSS���������3010 Weutminster Road.  BRAN 3H NURSJ5R1 ES--South Vancouver  P.S.���������If your local merc-hattis do not  handle my seeds, send direct. We prepay .50 packets assorted varieties of  GARDEN' SEEDS in ordinary 50 papers  (tesied stock) to your nearest post office  for $1���������20 packetsfor 50c,, trial collection  -���������**,  'zsfa  i������tf&*~-  *-  I  larger t'han swms ^;-*sv^-.---^^  necessary, -outyou il jgffizavuz.j-fr*  wm.  **:aw  less   fuel   and  less fuss to do fflgfer'  better baking,   mg^  Oven   lined ������f  with heavy as-  H|  bestostokeep  ������m  heat where it   p$  belongs; top,  gp&  I bottom and back la  f uniformly.     j������ssfe$  " tbidt':-.. ^9^pg^������  m  \\ -2 - -^X'V-----^  'ifS  * P-���������J'W������.\VV.V01  I, *s--JJ H.\\v ���������  &**.  A BAD MENTAL. STATE,  1$  m  mm  When in Gumherlancl  STAY AT THE   VENDOME.  tSt" All Conveniences roit Guests.  COAL MINES REGULAT-  ION ACT.  NOTICE OF EXAMINATION.  The Bar is Supi'likt* wm  Best Liquors and CiKars  J. R. BANNERMAN.  ���������JAf*ANB'SK  TTnrlW^PrioF; ;  Wholesale and Retail.  Siveofand flloan <jui  ity.  6blbs     $2.65  Ho. 5 J'aptown, Cumht;rla,ud B.  JOHN McLEODS  ���������f*OR FIRST-CI-ABS  CANDY, FBI/1TH,  010 A KB .<& TOBACCOS  eo years*  EXPERIENCE  Tradk Marks  DCfUQNB  COPVfllOHTB-JrO.  Anvmio ������oti*1lntr a tihAtnti and dfliorlptlnn mny  - oe wlii������������������'���������  loft  ring  i'ltltinf-i tiikiiti.tiirouitli Miirin" A Co. roooUe  epicmnottcti without������fmrgii, in tno  Su'dtl** Moortiilii our <**tlmoii free wlioUiur an  irention Iii���������*--������������������ ----'- "  --  oniitrlotlf    ���������nntfree, Olrtn*t npmittjr fAt* *onurrnBj>������tent������   '-���������- 'hroui-li Munn.Jk Co.  union.  atpnti  j;p������������������������Pi  1, Oltrlofit npmwjr for *onurmi*j>������t������  ��������� tiikuti thron-fli Munn & Co. n   i������0������, *tr(thout������tn���������o, in tno  Scientific Fm\m,  A handiornoli- IllnnWirtflil vtwnhl*'. lAXtauljAr,  enifttlon of nny "olonLillo iunrnii*. Toi-mii; 13 j>  jioiiri four nioiiUm, fl, Boltl JjyuU noivHtlonlori,  IVipN ������Co.f'^jWew York  Cook's Cotton Root Compound.  Tho Biwit Utorfno Tonlo, ������ad  jhouly Bjito 0%-tuai Monthly  If RoinilivUir on whioh v-omnn can  Stf IjioWC^io^lte'^r" ba  t  110*1,*  imifttf  ilrt bv nil drumMBt8, op so^l.  a on I'ooolpb ol! prloo.  7 ^r ppoiMiia on I'oooipb ofprlia,  m,' .. ^- ������ %ooparaplilot,; AUrem Thi  tORKMlDISINI OOmTOKONTO, ONT. Uornurli/Wtntlwra  amwm  mm  BumsW^  This drop-oveh  door can't  slam  fdown nor get wobbly on binges,���������patent check-spring j  : stops that Oven bottom is-4ouble���������perforated-steel loose)  [bottom over the real ovenkottonv: level'surface, always.  Way the iire door's built, aud the special draft design,  make this the most sensitive of ranges to control, ���������  easy to manage,- sure to satisfy.   Come and look it)  over,���������you've seen m> range like it for the money.  THS GUKNEY FOUN25ET'     ^$&MW$~~  CSC  Toronto  Montreal Hamilton  Winnipeg Csl^ary Vancouver  For Sale by Magnet Cash Store, Sole Retail Agents.  lip is bereby given that Ex-  xi U 1 lUU aminatioos will be beld fur  1st, 2ud, and 3rd Class Certificates of  Competency tinder the provieuons of tbe  "Coal Mines Regulation Act" ou tbe  17th, 18t,b aud 19th days of September,  1907, commeiioing at *9 o'cl<jck in the  forenoon.  Tbo examinations will be beld at Fer-  nie, Nanaimo and Cumberland.  The Subjects will bo as follows:  Pi est Class Oertimcates.  .  Mining Act and Special Rules.    Mine  gases.   Ventilation. General Work. Mine  Machinery.  'Surveying.  Second-Class Ckrtificates.  Mimng^GF^d'S"pcjal~Ftlleir~Mi"^  Gases. Ventilation., General Work. *  Third Class Certificates.'- .  Mining.;Ao,t and Special Rules. Mine  Ohros and 'Gcnon.1 Wtirk.  Applioivtions must be made to tbe un-  ���������dorsigned not later thiin.September 7th,N.  1.907, accompanied by tbo statuary fee������, !  us follow--,:  By un applicant for First Class Examination i- - $10. , ���������  J3y nn applioant for Sehond Class Examination' - - &LQ.  By an applicant for Third Class Examination - - -$5.  Tbo applioatiojis must ,bo accompanied by testimonials and evidence stating  that :  [a]; If a candidate for First Class, that  bo is a British -sabjeot and hns at least  live years experiencn in or about the  practical working of a coal mine, arid ih  at li'iist twenty-fivo yoars of age.  fbj. If a candidate for Second Class,  that he ban had at least five yearH experience in or about tho practical working  of a ooal mine.  [<jj. It a oandidnto for Third Class,  tbnt he has hnd at least three yenra ox-  perieuoe lo'orubout.tho practical working of a ooal mine.  [d] A candidate (or a Certificate of  Gompotouoy as Manager, Ove'rmau, Shirt;.  boss, Firobosu or Shotlighter, shall pro-  dnefi a oertiflcate tfrom n drily (jualifled  piaotitloner showing that he has tnkon  a o^urse in anibulanco work fitting bim,  the said onudidule, to give first aid to  mon injured in ooal raining operations.  jly order of the Board of Appointment  of Examiners.  FlUNCW If, SltHl'IIKUD,  Kocrotary.  Nanaimo, B. 0. July Oth, 1007.  ������4**|*������|w|������ff������<|*r|^,ij|w)**|^  When In Courtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Every convenience for guests.  The Cential Hotel fop Sportsmen  Non*e but the Best ofWines and Liquors  ;it  the  Bar,   :��������� L  RATES REASONABLE  John Johnston,     Prop.  Make your wants  known  through columns of news.  Weed's S-hosptoaiftQ, ���������  Tlic  Great .English   Eemedy.  Tones and invigorates the wholo  'iioi-vous-pyatem,���������mabCB���������mav���������  'Blood ic old'VetnB. Orsres Nervous Debility, Mental a.nd Brain Woitu, Despondency, Sexual Weakness, 2<hnianions. hycr-  matorrh(m,am.dEffectsofAbiiseor ���������iirctw.s'cs. ;  Prico *1 per box, sixforS5. Ono will please. .Tfx  will cure.   Sold by n.11 druggists or uiailed m  plain pkg. ou receipt of ovico.  New pamrtaet  mailed jrec.   Tho Wood Modicino Co.  (formerly TPindeor) Toronto, Ont  A NEW SAW-MILL.  The Lady smith Lumber Company live completed arrangements  for building saw mill with capac  ity of 35,000 feet per day to be  erected on valuable timber tract  owned by company in mountain  district about live milos south of  ���������Kanaimo. It will be built from  proposed mill connecting with the  E. & N. Railway with present-tim  ber holdings. The Company has  enough timber in sight to operate  the miil with contemplated daily  output for the next*ten years.  St la   One   of   the   Creat-ao*   Foe* *���������  -physioal lin-anty.  If I -were asked what was the great-  test foe to beauty In b3th man ami  women. 1 would say not errors in diet,  not lack of exercise, not overwork, not  corsets, not any oue of these, but bad'  mental habtte. If we observe clo<iely the  faces of the people we meet at random  ���������on the street, at the theater or in the  great shops, we will observe that near* ���������  ly all of them are characteviz,ed by the  lined mouth, the drawn brows and other facial distiguromt-uts which accompany bad mental states.  What do 1 mean by bad mental  Btatesl I mean anger, fear, worry,  anxiety, Irritability, regret, envy, Jealousy, lack of trust In oneself and ia  the great good. All theso are bad men*  tal states, and all fheso 'destroy beauty not ouly by Interfering with the  action of the vital organs, but by directly disfiguring the expression of .the  face.  Unless the beauty Beekiug young woman Is prepared to deliberately cultivate good nature, kindliness, calmness, cheerfulness even to hilarity, unless she Is prepared to deliberately  conquer all tendencies to the bad mental states above mentioned, there will  be little or no results from u;.*r efforts  to deveop In herself that most divine  gift of beauty. ��������� Krom "Health the  Basis of Womanly Beauty," by Dr. W.  It. O. Latsou, lu Outing Magazine.  SLEEVE PROTECTORS.  There are no persons more solicitous about the preservation of  rank than those who have no rank  at all.  ton  The drink of strong men and healthy women  UNIOrfBREWER^'S.EER  Is The Best  Bottled or In Barrels.  The UNION BREWING Co.,      Nanaimo B.C.  A Good Sufl-gestiou For Girls Who Do  Ofl1.ee WorlE.  Instead of using typewriting paper  wltb a baud of elastic fo,r keeping the  sleeves protected when working In an  oflice, how much better It would be  to make use of the attractive handkerchiefs sold In the art departments. of  the large stores at 10 cents apiece.  They are made In a very few minutes  to fit the arm. One handkerchief  makes a pair of sleeves. It Is best to  buy a handkerchief Intended for a boy^  as the ladles' size Is too small.  To make place the handkerchief upoa  the table and cut off the two opposite  corners four Inches from ' the point  Then take the remaining part of the  handkerchief and told it in two, one  point on top of the other, and, cut  across the center. vPlt the pieces to  tbe arm. tbe point being placed over  the elbow and the two edges pinned  _toJltjthe_arm,AtJhe^  this Is neatly sewed the sleeve pro-  ���������tector Is complete, with tho exception  of the cuff, which Is made from the  comer already cut off and which ts  neatly joined to the edge of tho cuff  and turned back ou the arm. Four of  -these handkerchiefs would equip a.  girl nicely for office work. Two should'  last clean for a week, so that she  would always have two fresh ones for.  the following week. These should be  chosen, if possible, to match the gown,  ������������������W-adilDgton Star. ,    .  P, PHILLIPS MP1S0N  -  Barrister and Solicit.*****'  and  .Notary  PufoHe  Convey ancin jg  tiunlmlMUl    B. 0.  ������������:  STAR'  I Livery |  Stable  ; Hayman & Maxwell.;:  Proprietora.  TEAMSTERS, ftml DRAYMEN! I  SINGLE and DOUBLE RIGs!������  ������������������lor   HIRE.       ALL   ORUEHS*'  ;;i'ROMmy attended* to; ;  ��������� ������ ���������*****������������������***-''***"******>**^^  i: 3rd St. Qmn'bBrland  M-l'llH'MIUHIIIIlliT,  -,,   ,',",?  ,'   )    '   '. ',M''-*i.r  ���������' tVi-J-" ���������   "V-.'vf'-t,!*;,'-.'''-'  1 it, ���������  - *       '      ���������" ���������V.t-',-  . ������4 ���������,n ''.!.'V*t!^������',i'-if{,1'^,wi-'tw,'; .'*'  :}���������;;',*-'; '-.'-.. A.tv^ ���������'*��������� ���������:.���������: ;  C-,-1 -'.'���������>'-,��������� .,".,/,-')������:.-'t*.ir, '  '''v-*; O'^ 11*1*8 i'i  ���������I '���������������-#������  . *V^*<**������^������ii^^������(*l*^ ^'v^  '.    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M-jt^?-i������ATO^ii-a������iwi*i^������^^^ffl*>  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  WHEN YOUR HEALTH  FAILS--WHAT THEN?  Setter to Guard Against Suoh Emergency by Keeping  Vitality at High-Water Mark by the use of  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  '������������������Good health is the capital of per  sons who earn  their livelihood with  Ibrain and muscle.  eases set in.  At the slightest indication of waning nerve force begin the use of Dr.  .,   i ,., .       .Chase's Nerve Food, and with a few  In these days of strenuous life and weeks' treatment you will be able to  feeen-competition there   is no place ��������� restore the vitality ot the  body    to  Sor tired brains and weak bodies.       high-water mark, remove   the cause  Success is for the strong and alert | 0f  nervous    disorders,  and    prevent  for those whose blood is rich and, 8erious results  For Winter teg*.  Tlifl ration has beeu found effective  In the production of eggs In winter ai  the Canadian experimental farms for  many' seasons past: A' mash composed  of shorts, 2 parts; ground oats, 1 part;  cornmeal, 1 part; meat meal, 1 part*  the whole mixed into a, crumbly con**  dition with boiling water.  CarTor the Horse.  The man who goes to his stable,  waters his horses and gives them a  light feed the last thing every night  before he retires always has round*  gUek, good-looking animals.  ���������whose nerve cells are filled with vi-  leor and energy.  It is not pleasant to contemplate  ������������������what might happen with failing  Sbcalth and for this reason it is well  fto heed the first symptoms of nervous  ���������axhaustion, such as brain fag.head-  cacbe, nervous dyspepia, sleepless-  ���������tness, lailure of memory and loss of  f-^power  tp  concentrate  the   mind.  While Dr. 'Chase's Nerve Food-has  *-succeeded in curing many cases of  ���������"���������partial paralysis, locomotor ataxia,  *-sind the most severe forms of nervous prostration and exhaustion, it  'as 'not well to delay treatment until  ^hese stubborn    and  dangerous  dis-  Miss Mary Leitch, Coulson, Sim-  coe County, Ont., writes: "When I  began the use of Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food my nervous system was all run  down, and I suffered terribly with  nervous headache and sleeplessness.  Sometimes I could not sleep for three  or four nights in succession. By the  use of several boxes of Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food these troubles were entirely overcome, arid I consider this  preparation an excellent nerve  tonic."  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents  a box, 6 boxes for $2.50, at all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto.  b A Remarkable Dog  ..-"What can Mitch do?" repeated  ���������Frank Clark, of this city. "Everything but talk, and to me he talks  "���������a language that is intelligible."  Mitch is a bull    terrier    and   his  owner is a jeweler.   Mr. Clark raised  *&he dog and taught him many of his  Utricles.  -'Mr. Clark says Mitch opens doors,  ' "pulls down the shades in his master's house in the evening without  Jbeing ordered to, smokes cigars,  *drmks whiskey, and bowls. Mr.  ���������^Clark belongs to a lodge of Elks, and  'Mitch is as good an Elk as any of  fthe order. At 11 o'clock he drinks  ���������ito the departed and then strolls  Shome. When his master visits a  ^bowling ally be joins in the game,  ���������{pushing '.the balls along the alley  rtvJtk'"Hfe nose  and veering into the  jgrrhittftT -when tbe   ball   has sufficient  George Murray, a youth of nineteen, at Windsor, sued Kate Pink-  ham, aged seventeen, for engagement  presents valued at $44.  trspeed to make a strike or spare.  iMitch is a swimmer, and last sum-  tMer isa Harvey's lake he held a  ���������drowning girl's head above the  ���������wnler until his master arrived in a  cowDoat.���������Wilkesbarre dispatch to N,'  ar. Herald. '*  *SUk 'for "Minard's and Take no Other  r fjuiiterari-t.  rDamerajra, In British Guiana, was at  ���������jtte'ftme a regular pest hole, 700 of the  Royal artillery having died there In  ������Noe season. But, owing to Irrigation,  ���������drainage and all the latest sanitary lm-  .movements, as tbe advertising gag  J'-'-iiasuit Demerara Is now a health re-  ���������4-A -^lea-gyrit iMedicine���������There are*  ������*��������� actrtirji'^ipils wlifch have no other pur-  Si jfroEse evidently than to beget painful  ��������������������������� internal disturbances in the patient,  bidding to his troubles and perplexi-  '"A-Ubb /rather  than  diminishing them.  * '.Quie m'aght as well swallow some co-  f ���������rwsivc   Material.    Parmelee's   Vege-  * tbbloV]>iJls  have  not  this  disngree-  '**������&>& -ft-nl injurious  property.    They  rone .easy to .take, are not unpleasant  itrb'ilhe taste, and their action is mild  .and soothing. A trial of them will  \provo this. They offer peace to the  dyspeptic.  DELICATE CHILDREN  Baby's Own Tablets have done  more than any other medicine to  make weak, sickly children healthy  and strong. And the mother can  use them with- absolute confidence,  as she has the guarantee of a government analyst that the Tablets contain no opiate or harmful drug.  Mrs. Laurent Cyr, Little Cascapedia,  N.B., says: "I have used Baby's  Own Tablets for colic, teething  troubles and indigestion, and am  more than pleased with the good results. Mothers who use this medicine will not regret it." Sold by  medicine  dealers  or  by  mail  at 25  cMt;-v~a~Bolrtrom^  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont  .������**"  Engl'sh Sponges.  Sponges^j^ j[ound_ occasionally on  English   cbastsT" There_^are  fifivgral  sorts.   They are often "found on the  lower timbers of old piers.  "^���������f*-~~rw     ",   r*^-"*^.  Rhinoceros Horns. ^**\  In mediaeval times rhinoceros horns  were employed for drinking cups by  royal personages, the Up tion being that  poison put Into tbem would, show itself by bubbling. There may have been  some truth in the idea, as many of the  ancient poisons were acids, and tbey  would decompose the horny material  very onIcHy.  HOW'8 THIS?  We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward  for any case of Catarrh that cannot b������  cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.  F.J. CHENEY & OO., Toledo, O.  We, the undersigned, have known F. J.  Cheney for the lost 15 years, and believe  him perfectly  honorable in  all  business  transactions, /nd financially able to cany  out any obligations made by his firm.  Waldln-r, Klnnan & Marvin, ^  Wholesale Drugs is ts, Toledo. O.  Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally,  acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the  system.   Testimonials sent free. .Price. 76a.    per   oottle.  Sold by all Druggists.  Take Hall's Family Pills for Constipation  fto Coloring Matter.  No Adulteration.  Absolutely Pure.  Brantford will contribute $5,000 to  the Bell rhemorial scheme, bringing  the fund up to $32,000.  A Purely Vegetable Pill���������Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are compounded  from roots, herbs and solid extracts  of known virtue in the treatment A  liver and kidney complaints and in  giving tone to the system whether  enfeebled by overwork or deranged  through excesses in living. They require no testimonial. Their excellent qualities are well known to all  those who have used them, and they  commend themselves to dyspeptics  and those subject to biliousness who  are in quest .of a beneficial medicine.  SUFFRAGETTES ON STAGE.  GREEN TEA  The same character as Japan, but Infinitely more  delicious. Sold In the same form as the famous  "SALADA" Black Tea, in Sealed Lead Packets only.  At    All    Grocers   40c, 60c, and    60c  Per    Lb.  Miraculous Cures.  Reginald of Durham, who wrote n  chronicle some time before 1195. as  serta that a young English nobleman  was cured of leprosy at the shrine of  St. Cuthbert In Durham cathedral ami  that a young woman who bad been for  the space of three years hu iumate of  a large hospital established at Badele.  near, Darlington, in the diocese of  Durham, was miraculously healed at  the shrine of St. Godrlc at Finchdale  In the presence of Ralph Haget, sheriff of the county, and Norman.Nparlsh  priest of Halltune.���������St. .Tames' Gazette  It Didn't Break.  A little girl held a mirror,up before  a visitor's face and asked, "Do yon ������ee  yourself in it?" -  "Yes, my darling.**  "Are: you quite sure?"  "Yes.   Why should I not?"  "Because 1  heard mamma say th.-  other day  that   If  you  ever peepeu  '?*���������*-> a looking class you'd smash it all  Into nny little bits!"  I From  House  Famine.  I East Lancashire is suffering from  le remarkable house famine, and  builders and v owners of - houses. , are  ���������making fortunes rapidly. Two young  imill hands, who started building, less  than a year ago; nave mado-$50,000.  . The extraordinary boom in tbe cot*  -ion trade has caused the demand for  workmen's dwellii *s to outstrip the  isupply, and 200 operatives who wish  to get married cannot do so because  of tiie lack of houses.  ; Dwellings cannot*be rented at any  'price, and the only chance of getting  one is to buy it at the landlord's own  [price. Many houses have been sold in  .this way, and the present tenants have  received notice to quit. In one street  of twenty houses eight families have  been turned out and have gone into  lodgings.  The Colic Maker.  "Now, there's a funny thing about  rie " began the hothouse cucumber.  "What's  that?"   asked  the   spring  ���������idish.  'T do my best fighting when I'm  ''������** ii ���������'���������  ���������Manhattan Island.  Indians wbo accepted $2*1 from Gov*  ���������avnor Potoi' Mlnult for Manhattan Is*  Band In 1020 did not make such a bad  bargain, for If they had Invostod that  ������um of money nt compound Interest at  'the prevailing ratos slnco then their  "������������������heirs would now havo $12,000,000,000.  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes  by  Wolford's  Sanitary  Lotion.  A 8trange Mode ot Lite.  In a rallwuy carriage, perched on ���������  cliff overbauglug the Severn, near  Bridgnorth, England, lives Henry Hudson, a man who has traveled extensively, published more than one novel  and written for scientific magazines,  He adopted his strange mode of life  partly from a love of nature, He builds  coracles, which he sends to Norway*  and has invented socks made from  wood, which are being considered bj  tho British inilltnrv authorities-  *Tho Crick in tbe nnck-"Ono touoh  ���������of nature nmltoa tlio whole world  Ikin," flings tbo poet, Hut wbal  -nbout the touch of iliminiatiftiu and  lumbago, which in nn common now?  There is no pnotry in that touch, for  it render* life miserable. Yet how  delighted Ih the souse'of relief whon  mii application ot Dr, Tlioiiia**-' Keltic-  trio Oil drives pain away, There Is  nothing equals it.  "Money doesn't always bring happiness and peace of mind."  <ho   man   with   nn   anxious   look.  ��������� oomuuiiiui-j   it    u-iii-itc, >utt tu buy  MilvuiohihJ." 'W;/.].i;jglon  Star.  T wrts  cured    of    Bronchitis   nnd  Asthma by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  MRS.  A.  LIVINGSTONE.  Lot 5, P.TC.T.  I wns cured of a sovero attack of  Hheumnti-un by MINARD'S LINIMENT  Mabone Bay.      JOHN MADER.  1 was cured of a Bovoroly sprained  log  by  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  JOSHUA A. WYNACHT.  Brldgownter.  : DODD'S '  KIDN-EY  '/��������� P,LL5  ''"pirVoU^  .()U...     ..   C    P '   'JtT.1  iht Word "Chum."  Oar word "chum," moaning a boon  companlou, is an oxtremoly old ono, It  originated with two obscuro school  boys over two centuries ago. Those  "���������ntitho trnre. rtvmi fwllows nt the sumo  KPhf-tol, nnd findlni** thp word room*  mnto or chamber fellow unwieldy  wiiwu speiiRuiu or oach other they  ���������horteuetl It tn "(bum."  ���������tawing Ont s *-**"m**nt.  This rale is glvon by tbe Woodworker for tawing oat t segment-a  ploce straight on one edge and curved  on the other: Suppose the segment is  to bo IS lncbos long and 4 Inchos wldt  it tbe central or wldast place. Square  one-half the length (24 Inchos), which  gives 570; square tha width (4 Inches),  which gives 10; add 676 aad 10, obtaining 602; divide 502 by twice the width  1*2x4=8), which gives 74 laches, the  radial. This role wfll apply to an**  nee.  I  W.   N,   U.   No.    141  "Votes For Women" Received by en  Audience With Enthusiasm.  "Votes for Women," a new play by  Miss Elizabeth Robins, who terms il  a dramatic tract; was received with  thunderous applause at   the   .Court  Theatre, London, recently. .The story  briefly told is that of a beautiful young  suffragist wronged in earlier days by  , a risingn^litic\lcnTSSb"e~flnds~him-en*-  gaged to a nitre, well brought up girl,  and as compensation for-her persontil  J wrong ge&'hirh" to"espouse the cause  of the suffragists by resigning his sea^  in the Cabinet. ^*&i*>&e*7Mmi*������})t8at.''t  1   Tbejeature oT the production is the  (marvelous reproduction   of an operi  air meeting in Trafalgar, Square in  support of women's suffrage. 'The Trv  bune says: "Looked upon as a work  vDf art",  'yote  for Women* is clevei  ���������WfOuehoutXbrilliant at times and oa  the whole disappointing. Miss Wynne  Matthison  brings ��������� the charm of bee  personality and admirable elocution*  ary art to the interpretation of tsU  character of the heroine."  Marvel of  Realism,  The Morning Post savs of the so*  eond act, in which the fsafalgai  Square meeting is reproduced: "It il  a marvel of realism. It may, however,  frovo a good deal more than that,  t may advance the cause of femals  suffrage more than any number ol  meetings in Trafalgar Square could  do. As ihe play. 'Votes for Women,'  is of little value as a preachment, thi  aeoond act may have an influence on  social and political life such ns nfl  play has had in this generation.  A Born Fighter.  The Daily Mail says: "Miss Robin!  is a born flnhter. Tn the eagernesi  of her championfbip sbe even sacrificed  that precious thing, her art. vote'  for Women' wilfully misses being ������  very fine play. It is full of beautiful  writing and the sense of the theatrt  that rnre gift inspires every scene.  The characters are deftly drawn and  their tempornmont and will animati  the whole, and all this ts thrown awnj  ton a topic that in comparison ���������with  the purpose and value of art must  ������bo considered transitory. For sheet  stage management the Tralaigni  -Square scene beats anything we^oaa  remomber on the Lon*ior etage.  ***������i-������*iii*-**i mmnmmmmammmmmaammmmamtammaam*''  New Lamps Fer Old,  Almost every lamp needs boiling occasionally when the ligbt burns dimly,  and no attention to oil or wick will  innko any difference.  Take tho lamp apart, romove tbe  wick mid thon boll both burner and  wlek In hot water In which has boon  thrown somo washing soda,  Whon ovory part has been thoroughly  cWaoil nnd ns thoroughly dried, put In  tho wlek, trim It, 611 the lamp with oil  ami tlio light will be brilliant  Fenian's Romance,  Fr*nian excitement In the , enriy  eighties is recalled by the reappear*  anco In Roscommon of a man who  mysteriously disappeared 26 years  npo.  His name is fcarreii, mui it*i >.������w>  known locally as "Whoor," Ho was  understood to be closely identified  with tho Fenian Brotherhood, and to  havo come under the suspicion of the  loaders of tho movement. In nil probability he received a waning, for he  disappeared suddenly, leaving bis wife  and children behind him. Nothing  more had been heard of him until  last week; bat he has now returned  to Roscommon a weathy man.  The cmrions part of the story is that,  although Fan-ell has been identified  by his old neighbors, his wife and  family have up to now repudiated  him.        .    ...  j*^* -J**   2s--J2������ I ������*  .-.'#=������������������-'��������� ':?>  *  THE RECORD  ADMIRAL  FURNACE  ���������g8sgj>ag)ft'V*j|t%, ���������*., ,,*������������  fills the demand for a furnace possessing the largest amount of grate surface in proportion to the  diameter of the top of the  fire pot. It possesses all  the advantages of a return due construction.  The "Admiral"vhai  the largest ash pit of any  furnace on the market,  thus permitting the free removal of ashes.  Wood or coal may be burned in the "Admiral'furnace.  Write Ior Catalogue  THE RECORD F0UNDRY&MACHINE CO.  llWdrteeat MONCTOM.B & MONTREAL, R0.|  ��������� :. -*<  102  Sales Branches at MONCTON, N.B.;  RONTO,  ONT.;  WINNIPEG,   MAN.j  VANOOUVER,  B.O.  MONTREAL,     P.Q.J    TO.  CALGARY,   ALTA.    and  A lame horse  is a dead loss.  It costs as much to keep a lame horse,  ss it does a horse in harness ��������� and the  cripple brings nothing in.  Yoa can't afford  to support idle stock.   That'aiwhy you can't  afford to be without  Kendall's Spavin Cure  It takes away the pain and stiffness from Sprains and Bruises���������draws  the soreness out of strained Muscles and Tendons���������CURBS Spavins.  Soft Bunches and Swellings,  Used for two generations by two nations.  Xatsinb Station, Out,, D<������, 15, '04  jpsvln Curt for s Sons Sot-Hn of 4 jr  ....������������.. wm��������� ��������� ������M...y. eurs-i lbsJemanau strfgmtl** red*  lbs swcWBt*.  AaothSf Toottl* of ths Sptvln Curt, fsm iurs, will  111 hnfs ess KesdsU's Sps-vl  stsedlftftwhWi.bMjsuUrs!^   somplstt thi tmrt,"  t  -������.ur������i   *  ���������������***  wui v,   m  HOWARD MOCK,  **M**t*&tfi������8^^  ftsMiii bo-4*--,rfrsiti������t  I. -J. K1NDALL CO., tWOtlUWO Fattl, VliWWT, VM.A,  oa.  flO  ss  AS A BRACER FOR A HARD DAY'S WORK  BREAKFAST ON  ciiDrnncn  onKtsJUtil  WHEAT  At ��������� food it it fai*  oeperlep te meshy,  porridge er patty eefn  firedvete. It le liygent*  tally {Mrfeel aad more  vkeleeesae     aid    atrtrr*  ���������ItOUIT and THIiOUIT art an Mtal OomHlnatloa.  All Qrecert--lle a carte.-* { 8 itr ***. nJb
THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND.  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
THERE is a tiny "bit" of a town
at the end of a "bit" of a railroad up in Scotland, where, some
forty-odd years ago, a tiny bit of a lad
was born.
His father was a tall, stooped-over
man, who wore hobnailed shoes and
loved to work in his garden. His mother
was a sweet-faced, fragile woman,
whom' he loved better than anybody
else on earth.
Beautiful woods surrounded the village, and mountains and valleys fllled
with "braes" rushing down to the distant sea.
The boy grew up into a slender, rath*;
er diffident young man, and went across
the border to an English metropolis,
where he secured a modest position on
a newspaper.
After a few years of newspaper work
he began to attempt story writing. His
first book was a dead failure. The title,
_ouriously enough, was "Better Dead."
Then his thoughts turned to the little
home village of Kirriemuir, and he said
to himself, "Well, I know my own home
well enough to describe it, anyhow, so
I think I'll try my hand at that."
So he did, and about the only change
He made was in the name of the town,
to.which he gave the name of Thrums.
The resulting story, short and simple,
but written with a tender touch, was
sent to a, publisher. Much to the young
author's-surprise, it was accepted, and
the publisher wrote:. "Tell some more
stories about Thrums."
So, at the age of 23, tht; young man
THE HOUSEMOTHERS' EXCHANGE
MENUS   FOR   A   WEEK   OF   TASTY   MEALS
���James Matthews Barrie���found himself on the ladder of success! And
after that all he had to do'was to'
keep on writing. Everybody looked
eagerly forward to his stories and
books, and every succeeding one made
him more famous and more prosperous, until today he is said to be earn- '
ing the largest annual income from
his writings of all the book writers
of the day.
And this is the man who wrote "Peter ,
Pan," the most popular play ever written for children, which has also been
published in a beautiful storybook,
Illustrated by 'a fine English artist.
Two of the illustrations are reproduced on this page. '
This story���taking its boy and girl
readers Into the charming Kensington
Gardens of London, with their Boardwalk and animal cemetery and fairies
and all���will ever be a.favorite one in
the same class as "Robinson Crusoe,'
"Gul-Rver's Travels" and "The Water
Babies."
Mr. Barrie is affectionately spoken
of as "The Children's Playwright."
His knowledge and love ot children are
wonderful.
Umbrellas &nd Sneezes
JT IS' a' popular error to suppose that
John Hanway invented the umbrella, which was no novelty even to ���
Sennacherib.
A bas-relief in the British Museum
shows us that Assyrian monarch enjoying the advantages of both coach and
umbrella as he moves at the head of his
army. But long before his day, under
Jhe dim dynasties of Young China, the
umbrella was. In high honor.
A Chinese legend attributes the Invention to the wife of'Lou-pan, a celebrated
carpenter of antiquity. "Sir," said this
wonderful lady to her husband, "you
may make with extreme cleverness
houses for men, but it fs impossible to
make them move, while tn"e object I am
framing for their private use can be
carried to any distance, beyond even a
-thousand leagues." And Lou-pan, stupefied by his wife's genius, then saw the,,
unfolding- ot the first parasol;
The umbrella and the sunshade are
essentially the same. An umbrella is
merely a shade. As such it haunts the
"mysteries,~the-processionsrand-the--gor---
geous ceremonials of the East back into
the morning mists of history.
In India it was always an emblem of
majesty. The' Mahratta Princes who
reigned at Poona and Sattara held the
title of "Lord of the Umbrella."
' But so hard is it to keep track of an
umbrella that many a mere American
would forego" being a Mahratta Prince
if he could be lord of his umbrella for
three months together.
, Wouldn't you?
It Is a very curious thing that all over
the world there exists the same superstition in regard to the apparently trivial matter of sneezing.
In nearly every language under the
sun there is some equivalent of "God
bless you!"'with which our oldest inhabitants In the country will salute the
person who sneezes. To this salutation of France is added sometimes the
phrase, "and preserve ,you from the
fate of Tycho Brahe," who is believed
to have got rid of a "death of cold" by
a single sneeze���which killed him,
.,^ln England the regular saying is:
"Once for a wish, twice for a kiss, three
times for a letter, and four times for a
disappointment." In Italy the salutation Is simply "F.eltclta!" or "May you
be fortunate!1' Irf India it is customary
when one sneezes to say, "May you
live!" and tho reply runB, "Long life to
you!"
In ancient times the Romans, holding
the Idea that sneeslng between noon and
midnight was a good omen, believed
f.hat between midnight and noon It was
most unlucky, and It they should chance
to.sneese while getting up in the morning they would at once get Into bed
again.
The Germans say "Good health!" because they maintain, and not without
reason, that sneezing Is a warning or
approaching catarrh, and also mark*
v the moment when a charm, t wish or a
suggestion may drive <t ��way��� ��*,
A Trick that Seems
4    Impossible    ��
GAN yoi*. remove a man's waistcoat
without first causing him to r��
move bis coat?
This Is the way to do it:   Ask him, ia.
the first place, to wear an easy-ftttine
coat of some sort, say a loose overcoat. -
Now, unbutton his waistcoat, unfasten,
the buckle at the back, and' ask htm to-
hold   his   arms   above -his   head.     Sli��
your hand down the back of tho co���t��
grasp the bottom of the waistcoat audt
pu.l it up right over the head of tiie-
wearer.
Next, take the right-side bottom end",
of the front of the waistcoat and put Itt
into the armhole of the coat at the*
shoulder, at the sartie time putting the*-
nand up the sleeve and drawing down*
iik end.
This will release one armhole. Next,
draw the- waistcoat up again, put 0m*
same ond into;the left armhole. put als*>
hand up the left s'.eeve and draw Its*
wncie or the waistcoat down.
Smart.
A FAMOUS French painter had a
fixed rule that none of his pupils
were to.be allowed to smoke in
his studio. - "���':������"
One day, however, he came Into the*
room and distinctly saw that one of
the pupils had a lighted cigarette in
his fingers, which he was endeavoring*
Ineffectually to conceal. With a style-
of somewhat heavy banter the painte***-
went up to him.
"That Is a curious kind of pencil you
have got there, my young friend," he
remarked.   "May I askswhat you propose to draw with it?"
"Clouds," was the ready answer.
The Barber's Pole.
The origin of the custom of shaving;
the face Is lost In antiquity. The Greeks
and Romans had publlo shaving p'.ace**
in connection with their baths.
In t,he fourteenth century the barber's
craft was recognized as a profession, me- .
ing allied to surgery. The barbers were-
confined, as to surgery, to the letting at.
blood and leeching, and the ��� extractln**c ���
of teeth, and the surgeons were prohibited from shaving the face.
-lne barber's sign was a striped pols*-
as. far back as 1650. the stripes around
the po'e being symbols of the bandages*
used in wrapping the arm or part from,
which the blood was to be let.
Do You KnowP
That when a robin catches a big worm,
he cuts it In pieces before he eats it?
That school-chi'.dren in the East Indie*
are taught to remember the multiplica-    ,
tion table up to 40 times 40?
That whales live about 100 years, camels 75, lions 40, horses* 25, dogs 14, anof.
rabbits only 7? ,
That nutmegs are the kernels of tb��
fruit of a kind of tree that grows WIW     ,
in Asia, Africa and some parts of Ames*     '
*c-*4?   . .-***.,
.vlaking Curtains ?*
Home
' Sunday.
BREAKFAST. *
0**M"*ts. Cereal end cream. Pith cro-
flutttu.Tfumnf. Brnwn brand ��oa��t.AVbUe
tread,   Ta* and ebffee,
LUNCHEON.
Veal loaf.   Baked sweet potato**,   Baked
bean*-   Ho��ton brown braid.  Cu.ts-d pud*
sing,   Cocoa,        ���     	
DINNER.
Tomato hit-qua. Brown frlraiiea of chick*
ffi'.J,p*J,lA** * '���ijy^'TW'' fon ��nr1 tfiM*
���sues. Lettuce 'snlM, Crackers sad cheea*.
Fruns souffls.   Black coffee. """"*
Monday.
BREAKFAST.
LUNCHEON,
iS&^S $?&*&&
ortagss tad sugar.  Caki,  th or ooooa.
DINNER.
Parmai
coffee.
Tuesday.
BREAKFAST.
tFrn*t.  Rice porridge antl  or-eam.   Fried
bacon,   Oatmeal ico-ua. Tea and coffee.
LUNCHEON.*
Smoked salmon with oreamed sauce. Qrt>
 ~"    Btjwsd., potatoes.   Tea.   loft
nam tarn*.   Stewed r pc
giwr&reeo* and oheess.
DINNER,
Qrtiamsd  rloe, soup.    Irish
'���   "��v Whlmsd swMt ��>'..-,-., 	
th cheese jsuoe.  siloed pineapple
stew .with
dumpilngf*.  Whlmed awset wtatoei. Csuil.
flower with cheese ssuce.  Sloe
with wins, Oaks,  Black oollss,
Wednesday.
BREAKFAST,
l-rultv ��ereal   .w,,*l   ��r*"��m'_ lqp��M***l
egsi.  Indian meal cakes.  Toast, ^rea and
Friday.
BREAKFAST.
Fruit Hominy belied in milk,  Poached
* estr* on  tout,   Qrlaaie cukes and maple
syrup, Tea and coffee,
LUNCHEON.
Fried smelts, with lemon. Baked Hoe
and tomato (a left-ow). stuffed potatoes.
Cake and ooooa,
DINNER.
Oyster bisque. Boiled halibut. Hashed potatoes. Asparagus on toast. Lemon merinfue
uie. Black corn,
.#*���*
r
te
co ffee,
LUNCHEON.
Baked, omelet. Sweet potato puff (a left.
?ver). Cabbage, salsd frith rbolleJT cag
re Mini. /Bread. M Craekers tad cheese,
tornitaroh custard.   Cocoa.
Fnilt. var
Fried bacon,
and coffee.
Saturday.
4RBAKFA1T.
Cereal and cream,
ftraham ferns,
LUNCHEON.
Boiled am.
Tosit,  Tea
DINNER.
~ Wll
kkfif. au^gratln, ItswodMrrota. sptnaea;
o***rf*wp*"jiasty   --*������--   ���- *"	
sauce,  Black coffee.
Creamed halibut (a left-over). Potato seuf��
fie (a itft-over), Baked cream toast. Lettuce salad. Lady cake snd tea,.
Co****!
pudding   wltb   mrefm
DINNER.
S
Recipe for Leb Kuchen
It   pt.'.-c   \r*p��   Tito-,**!*,.   ��n   ffr��*��ri*   tn  ���>��**
the recipe lot "Lt-o Kuchen," for wblcb
application was made a Utile white ago.
Four *n��, one pound of browa sugar,
half a pound ol flour, a auaiier*pound of
almonds and the same quentlt*- of candled
lemon or orange peel, ma pound of loins*
etigar, one (eaapoonful of rround clovee, the
same ol allspice, halt a teaepoon'ul of basins soda. Juice and find of half a lernoa
and Juloe and rind of one orange.
Cream (our yolks and three whites of ths
sits and ths brown wriu'-beaUni tbem
with ths hand, not with an eit-beeter. This
Is sbsolutel*- necesear** If you would be
successful la making Ihe eatee. When well
beaten, add the elmondi. Cut eaoh Into
* bits, but do not blanch the nuts. Nut
Mote tbe candled peel, cut rather One, tne
ssices met the soda, Dlssolro this hut ta the
Thursday,
BREAKFAST. ^       ��
Fruit  fmilan meal mush and -rteam. Bta*
tun n.xi egg*,   e-wpuveie. moau mami.   ��***���   ,
ana eorree,
,LL.S-w'HWuW.
Salt salmon au maitre Jl'hotel, Cold
tonm. Stewed potatoes. Tomato tout.
Tea er tweoa.
DINNER.
Potato soup. Boiled fowl., Rlos .with
rheote   tauci.   Asparagus,   rig pudding.
P'tri- pf>ff(*#
Mice of ths lemon, Lastlr put la ths flow.
Roll late a sheet sad. est Into pieces lie
inches square. Bass ta a fslrip hot even.
While the cakes arm still hot, ooal with
letnl mads by blending tho ramarrai white
of eft. the Icing surer, the *otaage peel and
Julee, Tbo lulre will thin the* eujat' to **#���*)
right moaataiamey, m
f"*   The above quantities *s*Muta saahe ffoss T
four te ��rs imam oslrot*tv
MeT ��h.,^4rt.hlfW
tafeee. Stewed \omatoes. strawberry inort*
taToes.  Stewed \i
sake, Black colli
��1
Lady Baltimore Gake
l  it***  UJ   *v  ..���!-..>'   hAtttf.  \���*.*���**��  *��**
vmir frtfhanfa that I feet eontrtrelnsd to
���enake soma return, tw I am sending "tt. U,"
the recipe ahe went*. That Is for UAf
Baltlmor* rake.
I wish to ask ms same question whioh
������K. n." **m*��undsi Do you know of any
hook that tells what vegetables. frulU and
meats should bo esse tagataerl Aad bow
to serre meals ptoperl-fT
I hare seen meals sereed is te mas*- dlf*
fertmi ways, aad then heard then criticised
by various persons who claimed to be "up"
oa suoh ruttaf*. that to oue who Is not I
���'ptfofemh-wai'' H Is deeldodly porflstlsft
lf "B B." wtii u>ok on page Hi of "Oom*
sson Sense ta the Houiehold" sho wilt had
t mips for a whlta oaks whits is, Is in
���BpUUoB, bettar than IMy Balllmore, I
fears atJ ths hook fer tweaur*alts reue,
A Novel Way of Choosing Partners
THE most troublesome feature of
most parties Is the choosing of
partners for gomes. This grows
especially hard when the pnrty celebrates some special occasion, such ss
Valentino's Day. ,,
At a last year affair each lady was
presented with a small mounted picture
of tho l*cent slso now so easily obtainable, These pictures wore all dlf*
fetent, but each referred In some way
to love. No two subjects were the same.
To each of the gentlemen was given the
same picture, also mounted, that some
one of the ladles possessed, with the exception that his hud bu**n cut up into
five or six Irregular nieces, and then
pasted In any position on the card,
which made It hard to discern Just what
its subject was. .Of course, thy^ gentlemen woro supposed to search for the
cards ldt-ntlcal with> their own, and to
claim the lady holding them ns their
ju<iii<.i. Tl;," ���""-���I'r'^T*'('���-'"f** "*i-"*nt*in t*
(*r**nt dViil of laughter and discussion,
and ufltiuiuafiy bn***��; <)���*. K*.
���It-lt-AXX._beautlful_ma"terlals   can   n��>'
IVl     bought by   the  yard  for  cur-,,
i V 1    tains, from which the averaga
home   makci   can   evolve   tor  herself:
handsome and attractive hangings ah
little expense.
The best materials to use against
tiie glnss are boblnet scrim, fishnet;
and madras. Heavier curtains can be*
made of plain material which can bo
trimmed With applique borders, or,
n'desfgn of braid .cleverly put on -,yUl>.
the machine. :, ���    ��� t     -,��;������
Figured cretonnes, chintz, tnrrt>tasr
and Java prints can also be used ton-
inner curtains.
lf two or ti.i'ee windows are ottone*
side of the wall, a very .pretty ,elr��-ct*.
can be obtained \-*y having a pair o|.'
sash   curtains on   each windows   a*n<H
the whole framed by one pain ac miner  curtains- with  a  deep  valau***-* '��t*--
ing right across the group of win*-,
dows.   One of the other walls  may
onlv   havo  one   window.     Tills   woul'S
have ohe pair of inner curtains ana
a short valance as well as the,pair.of
spp*i ciirtn'ns. .     '    '��� \"' .,<*
Many of the inexpensive dcmestlo;
cottons can be u:ed for Inner curtaine.
in addition to Bash curtains. Thi'V* ,
should not bo hurlg beyond the woodwork or the sun Will f"dn them, evott
through tho saf.i curtains. .   ,   ,
There Is bc nothing very fascinating about denim, especially when tha.,
woof nnd warp are of different ��� colow*b%
A green shot with red is" pantavtyff1
attractive, while the green shot* with,,
blue suggests a color scheme for an.,.,
artist's room, "-���'"'"..
Arl licking Is also very useful, eomr-
Ing In shades that cannot be procured -��
among dentins, A pale shade of. tutnt,
holds Its color, and la Invalmtnfti' tan set,.
bVdroom hanging.. Interest cam be ,
given to It by ridding a border ttf aUJait.;
������V   to match the wall paper.        -       .-.
When mnklng the OUrtolns at home, K��
Is host to havo thi* hm-if. two tnchn*i
wtdo at tho bottom.and un Inch pr txt\
Inch and a half wide ot tho front sld*.
Tho corners must always l*o m'irert. aa
this looks mu'-h more rinlsh-sd thnn ex*
tending the sldo hem to th*.* iMUtom and.
���hen  turning It up.
���\h curtains usually shrink or siroU'lr
.iftor being Inundored, II In advtmtblt* lo
hflve two or throo folds of mntert'tl in
the top hem, so that thoy can tw nd��
justed each time they arc laundwd,
When buying curtain poles and Man,
rods for tho windows, It Is Importunt
not  to got  the polos too henvy      A
mnssivo line of brass above the curtain*
Is very apt to look top-henvy, espt��clHl-
ly ahovo sash curtains of shovr mn* *
terlnl,   For tho avornge window, n out-
Inch polo Is tiiilto thick enough, but If.
henvy, lined uraparlos are uhimI In the
winter,   n   one   and   a   linll-lnrli pi le
would answor, nnd yet would n*.i be uu*
sightly with summur   drniiorl*'**     Tti*
snsh rods come In two sites, The iv av-
lt*st kind can often be utilised tot poles
*/������!���   ,1,.****>    #��'l��.'   .-'
To Turn an Even Hem
IN HEMMING tablo linen by hand lt
of\fnr,t-lm��-/ u,if,mo nlmrtit* tmfifia-
slblo to turn It down an evonly as
one, would wish, and at tho same time
mako a hem sufficiently nerrow, .The
next timo you are troubled try this; Put
your table linen through- the hem-
mer of the sewing machine, having
first removed tho thread from the
M needle, There you are with a nice,
# Jlne hem. firmly pressed Into pUce
and ready to hern, it will stay
pressed, too. so that you may do your
whole dru-en nupVIn* nl one Mfllng
and lav them awnv.
A Dainty New Apron
A VERY dainty and feminine apron
to be worn by n hostess when
serving afternoon tea or manipulating a ohsflng dish, is made ot fine
Pernlan lown. e-mhroldered In n tt *rej
design, and finished with lace frills.
Ji��v�� tlio apron, radiur tuiitul una . nl��-
out u bib. Ho j nd It ut tli*< tnitttitn antl
slope, slightly into the wnlstbund. Fin-
tall thu ttdg�� with i�� st'tUliiii tlmi 'a but-
tonholoil In ono of the toneH of the cobr
tiseil In the flowem, Fitd th* Hcnlton
**��>f,��rf�� wtirklnt*
Kmbrolder tho npron in n gnu-efui dtr-
sign hi svvftet ikmi**. utiighi with garlands of ribbon, Th�� fl��w<.-r�� may he
��ltbi*r shaded In sovtral tom-�� of lavert-
dir fll'i, or th��;y c*an u* don** in plnlos.
The foliage nnd stemn sliotjld b��> of &
soft gretn, and tho rlbbm ran be white*
or a very delicate shade of* green,
n��neath th** s��a!ln|M*��i Mlgr- mn either
it rulllo nf va.'-nelennt-e nut ui *<t irin-e*-
Ineh  footing,  tiommed  nnd  iicvorJIori
jiUntfil A nrolly flnKIt tn tur footlne
ruffle Is to work the hem In a nne briar
stitch.
v<r#-.>)
* *-*** -.,
/�����,��: Sillh ^^^-S^jJU^JiiivULAMU, PRmSH COLUMBIA.  Lo3al Items.  Mr. Horace Mi-i'iiee, who has  been un.ler Dr, Millard's caie at  Courtenay for the past week, is  progressing as favorably as could  be expected, but" will not be a-  round again and attendiug to bus  iuess for several weeks.  Mr. M. Perez of Courtenay lias  purchased the property owned by  Mrs. Berkley of that town.  Mrs Bert Moore and family are  on a visit to her mother, Mrs.  Turnbul! of Courteuay.  Mrs. J. B. McLean left last  week to join her husband at  Stevestowu where Mr. McLean  has secured a lucrative position  as postmaster and financier in a  general, store in the Sockeye  town.  '~^Tir?inotlit-r column will W seen  'th'e special offer of Messrs Watson and McGregor of Victoria.  ..,������������������ .".'���������     ~ ���������" ,.-'<���������>������������������������������������~; ���������','  ! The article in our editorial col  umn  and    copied  from  second  number of Westward Ho! is well  worthy the attention of our readers.    The number is a most cred  itable British Col urabia magazine  aud should have the support  of  subscribers.  Mr.' Hamilton of Victoria is  spending a few days in town in  connection with the business oi  S. Leiser and Co.  Mr. George Beattie of Nanaimo Free Press is spending a few  days in the district.  ��������� o , ���������  Miss Anley and Miss Georgina  Anley returned to their home in  Vancouver after a pleasant trip  to Courtenay and Cumberland.  An inquisitive citizen standing  on the street of an up country  town one Sunday morning as the  church .bells were ringing wanted to know why it was that the  firebell always brought out a very  -jnueh-iarger-crowd-in���������less-timer  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 {lays before  the said nie*.iing\ I intend to apply for a transfer of the hotel liquor licence held by.me for the  Waverley Hotel situated, at Shoal.  Bav B. C. to Daniel Ferguson.  ** ,**���������*���������*  Dated this 81I1 Day of August,  1907.  P. McDonald,  I ./CAMPBELL'S: I  All Bead Birds Boys!  The Cumberland" G un Club is  about to close the most success--  ful season in its history. It is  the oldest club iii the city haying  been established in 1898, with  O. PI. Fecher as president, and  a membership of eighteen. Today some of its members rank a-  uiongthe best shots iu the province. There are now 22 members showing a small increase,  although with all this there is  not taken the interest should be.  On Monday evening the 19th  is the final shoot of ihe season  A number of prizes is to given,  and every member should be  there with his gun.  PROVINCIAL EXHIBITION  ��������� ���������������   ���������  e**-mniiaiia*aia*ssMbi*us**j,^  f  $ TURNOVERS, TARTS,  <$> OHEESE CAKES,  FRUIT SQUARES  25*Ct8.  .per   doa*.  CREAM PUFFS,  .. 30c doz.  MEAT PIES  Every 'Saturday  3 for 25c  BAKERY  For the information of those  lads and lasses who are anxious  to get back to School and hard  mental labor again we might say  that School will re-open for the  fall term on Monday, August 26.  Mr. Bert Moore who left Cumberland about six months ago to  engage' iti business in Vancouver has sold his business in that  city and aas started again in  New Westminster.  The Poor Old World  The aged editor of, "the paper  that prints the facts" has seen fit  to iu half column editorial criticise the the Cumberland News,  and takes a mean advantage of  what it terms "a most delicious ���������  printer's error" to grow sarcastic  but in the, end makes a plea for  liberal constituencies of the province. There are the "dog days"  and no doubt the dear old gentle  man edi'or is1 suffering. However  as he may have.many good endearing qualities,'and as'ho may  be somewhat upset over recont'  libels tliere is probably some excuse for his raviugK, but like  4 'Paradise Lost" and the World's  suit with the Province the crili-  cism in question'proves nothing,  therefore entirely uncalled for:  Victoria, B.C,  September, 24 to 28  1907  BIGGER   and   BETTER  THAN    EVER  VALUABLE ,TROPAY     CUPS  and 8PKCJAL-PKJZES in  EVERY DEPARTMENT.  To advettise Vancouver Island  Jn the heart of the famous Saskatchewan and Alberta wheat belts  brings Mr. Oen, \V*nttl*Mo dun-'1'  berland and Comox valley* He  is getting up a book about size of  the ordinary!C. P. R. Time-table  to tell all about tlm climate, the  !t?*v.ma.H the possibilities and  proipeily of Vancouver Island.  He wishes to devote a number  of pages to Comox valley, uau is  soliciting fliinnct.il fissi'-tance.  Schemes ol" this kind build for  the enormous development on  Vancouver Island,  SEALED TENDERS nddresHed to  the undorsifjneil, and endorsed ''Tender for Public Building, Cumberland,!?.  0.," will bo received at this office until  Monday, August T, Ift07, inclusively,  for th������ construction of a Tublio Building  Cumberland, B. 0,  Plans and specification can be seen  and forms of tender obtained nt tbis.De-  partraent nnd on application to the Post-  mnster at Cumberland.  Persons tendering are notified that tenders will not be considered unless mode  ou the printed form supplied, and pigned  with tlioir actual signatures.  Each tonder must bo ncoompnuied by  an accepted cheque on a chartered bnnk,  made payable to the Honorablo the Minister of Publio Works, equal to ton per  cent (10 p. 0,) of the amount of the ton-  dor, whioh will be forfeited if tho party  tendering decline to outer into a con-  tract whon onllod upon to do so, or if be  fii.il to complete the work contracted for.  If the tender be not accepted the cheque  wiil be returned,  The Department does not bind itself  to accept the lowest or any toudor,  By Order,  FRED. GELINA8,  Secretary.  Department of Public Works.  (Mtnwu, July 19, lflOf.  Newspapers Insortuig thid advertise-  motit without authority from tbo Popart  mont will not bo pnid for it.  Fresh Fruit  On Wednesday and Thursday  of each week we have fruit.  Call and give us a visit.  ������$$?m������  tm  ���������&.:���������  m  UNBREAKABLE FIRE-POT  The lower portion of a fire-pot is nsu'tlly nearly  or partly filled with dead ashes, leaving the live,  red-hot coals in the upper part.   The result is that  the upper portion expands much mure than the  lower.  This uneven expansion causes a strain  too great for a one-piece fire-pot to s'ttul.  Sooner or later it will split, allowing precious  heat   and    sickening   gases   to  escape.  But the fire-pot of the Sunshine  is const!uctcd to meet this'ton*  dition. lt is.in two sections. The  upper half expands, ns much as  nccessaiy, independently o.r the^  lower, When-cool, it contracts  back to its original size, fitting  to the lower half perlcctly.  And this strong, unbreakable,  gas and heat-tight, two-piece  fire-pot is just one of the many  ,supei ior fcaturesof the Sunshine.  If your local dealer,does not handle the  ������������������Sunshine," write direct to us for FREE  BOOKLET. ;  FlSt  POT  ���������POT  m  m  wm  London, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver, St. John, N.B^  C. H. TARBELL. _ Sole Agent  THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA.  Capital. $3,9t,-A,000  ���������Rkskrvh, tji,390,000  Assets,   $45,400,000  Deposits, $3*2,400,000  D. Hunden.  $50,000  EXPENDED on GROUNDS and  = EQUJ,P-.MENT---THISXE AR.-L.  4-Days Horse Racing-4  and OTHER ATTRACTIONS.  ENTRIES CLOSE  SEPT.   16th.  EXCURSION iRATES   FROM  ALE,   POINTS.    ,  Write for Prize List.  J. E. Smart,  P.O; Drawer 761 Seoy-Troas  Victoria,  B. C.  SAXE  OF  FURE-  BEED CATTLE.  A Fine Opportunity  to Invent   Profitably  Owing to tfiti Scarcity of labor  I am compelled to sell my herd  ot pure bred aud high grade  dairy stock consisting of;-*--  Tho PriKO Dull, Tussle Carl, No. 2157.  bred by H. Host) all, Oheinivinun, B, O,  1 Willi 8 yours old,*aud 7 howl of cows  two years old und yearlings, iu lots to  suit purchasers.  also  t No. 2 Combined Churn nnd Butter  Worker.  1 50 Gallon Hand or Tower Churn,  1 Miikoii ITnntl or Power Bnttor Worker.  2 50 Gallon Hoyd Cream Vats,  1 Wubnook fl Bottle Tester.  1 Turbine Croain Separator.  1 No. }1 Tland or Power Hoparntor.  1 2H h, p. Engine ond Uoiler.  These articles aro as good as  new for use and will be sold nt  n WO UPrnTTOTTON from cost.  BYRON CKAWFOKiJ.  Courtenay, B.C.  The Manager of the Royal Hank of Canada  will be pleased to serve those  who   believe   in  Saving    Money  __ and placing it ft'here it will earn Interest.   Interest Added Four Times a Year in Savings Bank.  A. B. NETHER BY,   mana���������.\  >* ������*-i������*������**i**a> **m-*������. mzm  K.AIDA  Merchant  TAILOR  LADIES' TAILOR-MADE COSTUMES A SPECIALTY  SUITS fllADE TO   ORDER AND  IN flJMV STYLrE VOU luish.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTEED.  Prices From $20 to $40.  CUMBERLAND,  B. C.  ������ WmDIDIIETGr*   G-IFTS i  Written, in RED to call your ATTENTION,  thst thero thero is ne aooa-Hlty to bend Kiit for your Woddin-j Gifts, as thn  fame Goodn oau bo purohaued from the undersigned for LKSB MONEY.  Uow U (his dono? Weill by no Clerks to pay, low rent, oto,, knowing  whoro to buy Bud paying Cud* 'fir same. STERLING- SILVER, SILVER  ������    PLATE CUT GLASS, LEATHER GOODS, DIAMOND GOODS, oto., oto.  I STODDART, tie Jeweler,     .  f49999*>9*>*>*)*>9999*>49999 ������������������������������������������������������������������*������������������������������<  BTJTOHBB SHOB  A woman may cook ,t jfood roast, but thst is her business,  A man mny enjoy a good roast, but that's his business,  We -.ell good roans of beef, tomb, and mutton, that's our business,  Comox Co-operative Society,  F AITKEN,Man������ger.  ������������������������*���������**���������#���������# ���������������������M������w������������m+������*w  To make fortunes  of the future you must  put   something   Into  the present  JUST OUT  Gold-Coppers Pay  Big   Dividends    all  over British  Columbia  The BRITISH COLUMBIA ILLUSTRATED,  Oontnhiitiff over 100 Views in ovorythlnj?.   Post paid 26c, stamps  *   ItltmiSST 1-ROVINC1*! IN TUK llltlTIHII HMPIHB,  Nothln * RI KK12D, Nothing GAINED.     NoUilnjr VENTURED, Nothing ^VON  Splendid Opportunity to Invent.  Tho richest men lu tho world nro������inveHtin������ Iu U. C. Oojipor-Gold aud Silvor Mines  Why oan't you begin nowV Tho ������realo������t Oold-Oopper Dlsoovory of tho  Ago is in British Columbia.  BIB FOUR CONSOLIDATED GOLD MINES, ltd  Capital -  -   $025,000.  Evory Dollnr Subaeri.bod used in Devolopmont of Mines.  Spkciai. Okfbr, 20c. por Shark.  Sfiaca dlrceUy want of Lcl:.;;, M'twc ������ia-c������ utq *iyw alautril, Lv ItV-l Nu. 21*������>  About MS.Md went up to 8100; ond Consolidated[MininR ond#Hmeirin7co o (kt  Ada. Ltd. shares $180 enoh*, Giant California shares About 1110: Gronby MinL  paid over $2,000,000 dividends in 1900} Bl������ Pour assays from IBto jSool-a ������1?  oopper, Bllvor, with m por oout m tbe Treasury,on railway near smelter. '  ������������*^*rtotl^mtoMtot* fewoeiiHonoe,but over or.pitnllr.ed enn  now pay Bla Dividends,  hist torn will jump to f I noon. n  Rofiefima Mines received Hlfhest Awards for richest gold-cooner ote sent to Ri  Louis Exposition WGPOUft had BEST WUPUy VIkSSffiS K5r. N?t  VTeetmUieter, B* C.      No I***** thsn 100 nhnron no?.?,   fthnren wan bo had on nntal.  ment plan, or yearly ooutract, 15 per cent cash, balanoe mocthly. -  Oompany has tio dobts or liabiUMes.    Send for illustrated Prospeetns to fieoy,  BIQ FOUR MINE8 Ltd. P. O. Box 174, VANCOUVER. B.C.

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