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Array fl  y  A Journal Devoted Especially, to the Interests of Comox District.1  The News, Eighteenth Year,  CUMBERLAND  B.C., TUESDAY, APL. 27,     .1909  Subscription $2.00 a Year.  ��������� I' ���������MIWIMIIIMll  ..AT THE BIG STORE..  ty   Millinery  At the request received from  many customers we have opened  a First-Class Millinery Department, which is now stocked with  the most fashionable up-to-date requisites   in   Millinery.    This de-  Miss E. Freeman  Late of Messrs Ballergeow & Co., Ltd., Seaitle,  and wbo will be pleased to have you call and give  you the latest ideas of this season's creations. (i  Simon Leiser & Go. Ltd  DUNSMUIR AVENUE, CUMBERLAND  WE   LEAD   WHILE  OTHERS      FOLLOW  por Stylish Up-to-Date  7. CLOTHING. *  Pay a visit to J. N. McLEOD'S and ask  to see their NEW ������������������'SUITS aud OVERCOATS, and if you cannot be suited with  them we can show you one of the  ...  Largest Ranges of Samples  oi Men's Suitings,Overcoats and Trouserings to be found  in town at very reasonable prices, fit, style and workman  ship guaranteed    .............  ���������ntlttMltnuMUO  J.N. flcLEOD,  SkawoisffiraHE^^ *'���������������������������������?';:! vaw,  SEE   OUR  SAMPLES of  S  Campbell's  Spring  Glothing  Before Buying Elsewhere.  j.McPJSn  Dunsmuir Avenue  ������ SONS,  Cumberland, B, C.  IIIQUMMflWMIIIKIMMIINI^  MAROCCHI BROS  GROCERS   &   BAKERS  AND PROPRIETORS OF  CUMBERLAND BOTTLING WORKS  Agent* foir Union Brewing Company's HKKR and  PORTWK.       '.Vfv-Vs/iJ** JWlm Innl) Khtrh of  Wines and Liquor*.  SECOND    STREET  'mux.  tTAtaxmt^'ci^aavatix"- avmmm%-m.mKmv*  Anderton-Whelan  Ou last. Wednesday. April 3ist  Mr. Leo Anderton, youngest son  of Mr.  and Mrs.  W.   Anderton  of Coniox and   Miss   Rosebud  Mary Whelan,   daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. P. Whelan of the same  place, were united  in  the holy  bonds of matrimony by the Rev.  II, Merteusat St. John's R. C.  Church, Comox,    Miss Higgins  acted as bridesmaid, while Mr. J  Andei'ion did the duties of  best  man,   Miss   Ethel Miller  being  flower girl.     The marriage look  place at 9:30 a. m. and wus sob  emuized by nuptial mass.    Never   iti the history of Coniox   was  there   such a large number  of  people lo witness a marriage in  St.  John's   Church,   which   is  proof of the  popularity  of the  bride and groom,   The church  was beautifully decorated for the  occasion   with moss and a large  wedding bell composed  01'moss  uud morning glories, also  with  the initial.*! L. IL iu guilt letters  hung over the aisle close to the  Haiicluary presuming a very pret  ty  appearance.    The ub.-u  was  profusely decorated with  white  hyacinths and naicis-uis.    Mrs.  Milliners presided at the organ,  1   .1      :..   : ,,.,,, .. tl*,.  "**>   '" rt-'-o '<������������������'���������       ���������    .   ������������������������������������  ciiMti  u,,.-> c.vccliciil,  The recepiiou was held in the  evening at the home ol the  bride's pan-nl* at Utile River at  nine u woe*. Hi Uie evcim,,.;, *���������'**���������  er ninety, both old and jming,  sat down to a Kiimptuous /.upper,  und after each one had been thoroughly satisfied dancing was  then indulged in till a lm*- hour,  The bride's rnMnntc \v:i-. com-  po.M-d of white mull and v-den-  ciennes lace insertion, and her  going away dress was navy blue  Panama cloth with hat to match.  She v..*., the uupiu.t i.f uuuy  hund'Viitue nnd useful present*.  The newly uwriicd einipUeui*  harked on the   s..������. City of Nau  aimo i,:i Thursdav   niitriiiji'' fur*  Victoria where they will take up  their residence, Mr.Andertoa being iu the bakery business in  that city. The Nkws joins with  their many friends iu congratulations aud wishing the bride and  groom much happiness and prosperity.  Mr. J, Maurice Wright, representing M. \V\ Waitt & Co.,  music dealers, Vancouver, was  in town last week ou a business  visit.  Challenge.  No. 5 Football Club deposit  one hundred dollars���������$100--as a  challenge to the Top Men iu the  employ of the Wellington Colliery Company, Cumberland, for a  game of football for two hundred  and fifty dollars---���������$250���������-ns id e,  match to take place May 151I1,  *9������9* **> S'i������ P* ������������>., each jilajer  to hnve been in the employ of  the Wellington Colliery Com*  puny, Cumberland, for thirty  days previous to the match taking place, Deposit will be found  1,1 the Nkws office and must U:  covered by May 5th, 1909; the  h.ilance of the money to be put  up the morning of the dny of the  match. JoifN MARTIN,  ���������   SecV. No, *; Football Chili.  Dunsuiuir Avenue,  CUMBERLAND, B.C.  Agent For Elgin Watches  Whoa your Watch  Keeds  Repairing   and  doeu uot give Satisfaction bring it to  Jeweler  and Practical  WATCHMAKER.  Dunsmuir Avenue        Cumberland, B. C.  Presbyterian Concert.  DANCIv   G1VKN   l.Y   MIX-  TUUKS     FOOTBALL      ANI.������  BASK HALL CLUB.  The dance given by the abort**  club on Wednesday evening last,  was a, decided nuecese. TIh'h was  thr, first dunce given by the "Mixtures," nnd thn Cumberland Mall  warn crowded with merry dam-en1.  The grand march started at 10  0' cluck, being led by MUe Lillian  Wall   and    Mr.   James   AVIr/te,  several encores responded to, Mr. Jnl,0,,t sove������ty WUP,U t!lkin" lwrt-  R. C. Wilson as the "davkv li^'^slu.H-nu were Borvod at uinl-  preacher" was verv real aud i,'ejnij.rl.t wliiidi were applied by the  would make au excellent   bunn'.hoys in a most maty  manner. Mr.  Frank Dalby acted as floor manager, and performed liU dnti*."* i'i  a iiio-i chj���������*:ilil������ iiiaiinei' L.Mwllent  miude,  wm,   supplied   by   Mcfism  The concert given 611 Friday  evening last, by St. George's  Picsbyterian Church, was a most  enjoyable aftuir, the hall being  packed, the chairman of the even  ing, Uev. I). McGillivray dis  playing great tact in that capacity  and is t,> be congratulated in securing such excellent order. The  different numbers ou the program  were excelleutlv   rendered   and  cork artist. Mrs, (Dr.) Drysdale,  of Nauainid.s'aii-jj beautifully, and  added largely .to the success of  entertainment, alio Mrs. A, Mr  Kinnon's electric ol lib swinging  which had a very ..pretty effect,  We will not single   out   every  Itoy, Morgan and Monte, which  wm highly appreciated by the dun  cci'R,    A     pleiisni.it   ,'.veiling   w.is  perlormer of t.hc eveuin-, and' ������',"������'������I*t to a closo iihuot 3 a. in.  give then the ooinn.l'i.da- 1,������'veryh,*,]y going home thoroughly  tioiMheyso well deserve, i,ui"Ht.Mi������������l, and hoping il woahl n,.t  will savon the whole thatit was j'"' long hi'f-irn the MiM-ii-en w-uhl  one of I he be.l Concerts that we ; b.iv., an.-tlu-r of Mich popular .Ian-  have bad the pleasure of attend  ing iu Cumberland.  The management, oi St. George's  Church appreciate the eff |umJ for l,,Mir w,v^  orts of all those who so kindly ,        ~~ .     ,   ,.  ,    1. .....    ,1 ,   . ��������� ,        WW  owui'i' p eiifo call for  oull  took part in the entertainment.' ���������  ,','-������, Tin* MiMuiiv booth-ill and  Iln*-,* Hall Cliil������d,-Mre to tlinnk nil  thnHe who attended their fiftuoo  ati'iniugi,,  Wil  calf, itbutit ten  iiiotith*  Look out for  ���������Ilow.sci''   .scries, i'aii,;  mnrking***.  S'lnil-vi^t-.  11.<1   vi * ll  Harford,  {frUM'UWWHH'CTft'^ 'imt^amtraammmm i-ff-wp *r*W,\3T������rn  MEN'S  HATS   FOR    SPRING    !  Now that Spring is here ������  m-w hut is ���������hr first  most impa'ant ihiiig you  hnve to purchase to make up your Spring attire, and beiore purchasing you  sliould see our large sio.-l; wiiich we havt* jit't openrd up   A large assortment of KeltK in  all  the  LATKHT .SH.U'ES and COLORS  made expressly lor our trade '.villi our name rnd price slumped ,111 each  bat  Sailor Hats For Children  A Splendid Assortment of Children'ti Sailors ranging  from to 25c. to 75o.  CAMPBELL  BROS.  BTrrrrrr i in i* *m ���������gp^wsw: $HR   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  MUT-iSH   COLUMBIA.  The Gumberlaiid Hews  issued  Every   Tuesday bv  the  Comox   8t   Cumberland  Publishing   Company.  This paper will not hold itself  responsible for 'he opinions of oth-  ers, as may appeur in it8<columiis  irotu time to time.  TUK3DAV,     Al'L.   27,   1909,  Fooifca!! Notes  On" of the finest games of football ever witnebfed in Ctiniborlainl  wa*- played on th*., recreation  grounds on Saturday. The top  hands and No 5 faced each other  11, the Final for the Kesley Cup.  The top hands* had the assistance  of Hooper & Huri-eu, who so ably  assisted Neu' Westminster to win  ih������ Vancouver add District Cup  last Saturday. P. Hewit, the crack  Nanaimo back, mas also seen in  the line up ho having been brought  down from Campbell River for  tin-game, Mo. 5 were at full  ss'rongth.  A large crowd assembled  when  Keierco  Blackburn, from   Court  eti-iy, set ihe tHams in motion.  Neither team N-.vnmd to get into their stride for wane time; No.  5 was tbe ffrst, to become dangerous, $  One of the finest plays witnessed  Li Cumberland   whs,.,, seen,   when  Mo. 5 forwards tooktlIe"lmriliolnT  the field the ball travel ling from  idle forward to the other right a-  litnir the line, W. Fisher finished  with a great shot which hit the  cross bar and'rebounded into play  Mo. 5 wero not to be denied and  they kept pegging away, Hewit  and Hnnden having their work  cut out for them iu keeping No. 5  out, B.RtiCi-e put No.Son the lead  with, 11 great allot which gave tlio  goalkeeper no show to save, No. 5  supporters wen now in their elt-  meut and made themseltes heard  for sonic ti.nu. The Top Hmiib  strove hard to get on equal footing  Helper and Hunon wore at times  very daiigo'-ui-.*, Both players were  playing a great game, and with  Wtti'i' i-n/mnrt they might havei  jnu a "liffeii'iit ei,ui[il*������xion on the  guiiic. A !''i'.*'' Ki'-k outsitl*-, ilv  pmi-dly hi,���������������������������. '"������-'���������.I**', bad for No, 0  1**11 I'l-.'ii.ib as the "riiw-.l iVioh's  (.J r*  to call Idiii ������������������ mi iu tlm ri^'ii place  and clearud Ior lines, half tim*  wa** called with No. u still leading.  The second half commenced  witn No, Tt making tracks towards  the Top Hands goal, Hewit hunt  them nir and play wan carried to  the other end.  Both teams were playing a fat-t  giuno un������l play wm curi'lml from  one end to the other, No. 5 forwards wiu'ii playing tho prettier  game combining w.dl (o-getliurimd  and hi-ing ably backed up by u  good defiMiee, The only attempt  m poinbiiuitinn on the part of the  T*>p Hands was hutweon Hooper  ami 11 in leu.  I"',v ���������������'���������.  j.'t.ni'- 1  '-,* ii I* I *"��������� i.i.iiv.if u,  no  IL.i,|ier  Hi,I*'*    ' >���������'    ,,������������������.'    ��������� ��������� ������',������    '.vilii    II    I'lClll  *������li,>i fmrn IX viU mil Tiie mini  vv ,������ Ho',, fr'*- I iii i*!,. (,,',II' hi,.  Jlurruit'H li*' \r ,'kii ;* ihe ball into  |*o������i'ion nn**) (.'!' '���������,*��������� to lino t-r nl  ll t rijilll line li,,,|i (n.iinh ihOV  worked hard u������ <���������*���������. ihe '.vinn*ni'  (iOl,I. No. .''< I -l h j-'i'itl cllltui't; ill  the lop end.,1 imu* fr<'lii tho left  K<*iriR Hlegi.il u iii'i**)*.-* the (���������mil.  mouth nnd no one 10  kirk   it   up,  NOTICE.  Any person or persons found  cutting timi������*i *n lining bb^ck-.  011 my pmptrty adjoining J. H,  I .Let's* <iu the Courtenay road.  V".M be Mrnvri-'lUMi   IU', > >i*'*i.,*'   lo  law. '.[- '��������� rcz, Lai. T1..1I,  (.'riui'ltnav, li. C.  Responding to the shouts of their  supporters the top hands put on nn  extra.spurt and Hooper capped  th.-ir efforts by giving them the  fund scoring from a diflieuk position. Walter's might hnve saved  tbe goal had he not ran out and  loft his charge vacant. With a few  minutes 10 g-. No. 0 tried hard to  equalize, hut time was called with  play in mid-field.. The game was  one of iho hardest fought and best  game* i-acn in Cumberland, a few  knocks ivce given und lakeri o,-  lioth tides, but with frw excouion-  the game was very cleat:. A draw  would have been a fair indication  of the game. Both goal koc|,ere  got little to do. For the winners  Hewit played a great game at back  and saved his side time and  again.  Hunden was shaky to begin with  but steadied up as tiie game advanced. The halves although not brilliant miver refused to work, of ihe  forwards Hooper and Hurren were  bend and shoulders above their col  leagues Hini certainly won the game  for the top hands*, of the others  Martin wud the, pick.  For the lex-era Freeburn and Sib-  bald were mfe at back. Cairn's  was the pick of the lialfs and for  his weight I e pla5*s a fine game, he  he gave hie wing little rope and  seemed lobe alwaye in the riuht  place. Williams at Centre Half  had his work ent out lo hold Hoo  per und he certainly stayed with  him.  J. Sutbnknd and Kee������e shone  in the forwurd rank and weie a  '.horn in the Top Hand-* defence.  No. 5 protested ihe game   cl**. m-  FOft SALE���������Une wolfhound  bitch, ������20.00 five wolfhound pups  $5.00 for bitches, and $7,50 for  dog's; apply at Creamery, Courtenay,  FOR SALE���������One Cooke Stow  and Iron Bedstead, both in good  condition. Will sell -jheap. Apply  News office.  Dr. D. E- Kerr, dentist, will be  at Courtenay, March 4th to liith  and afterwards at Cumberland.  FOR SALE���������Four young bulls  pedigreed; one 2 years old; one 9  mouths; one 7 months; and one 4  mouths;���������also Carman Seed Potatoes, -3c. per lb; Apply W.J.  Harrigan, Minto.  MA0E m CANADA  nil    n  It Is to the advantage ]  [of every Iiousekcspci-  ! In Canada to use tIie:R i  MnglcBaklncPcwder. ,.������,  ClUetfs Peri:imcd Lyr:.      \m  Imperial Qtti:i;:~l������cw������li;-7. 'jfej  Cillotl'a Crca;;i Tarta.VpSfc  Royc! Voist C;-.ke.*:. ff  Olllett'oMcmnRthE-luc.     J$i  Hosic l}ak)n*j 3oi!r.. S$\  Glllett'a Wcshic** Cryjtsi. ijifc  ���������MADS FOt* OVER    $>\  ���������50 YEARS M  (ZttMMti 1853) t*ii'*  E. W. GILLETT CO.. LTD.. Townto, <**"  Remarkable Cleverness of the  Famous French Conjurer.  HIS MOST WONDERFUL FEAT  All local items  of a business  nature will be charged for at the  Mrs. J. Fnrbow left by Tbnrs-, standard rate o[ 10c. a line,  day's boat for   Vancouver.  Mrs. II, Mouncewasa passenger  by Thursday's boat.  ing that iCHewil jsoutsTdeTdieuui-  trict.  Mr. and Mrs. McIn tyre and  Mrs. Alex Maxwell were passengers by Thursday's outgoing boat.  Ideal Shoes  For Summer  Comfort  A Mysterious Performance Before the  Court of Louis Philippe That Wat  Probably the Result of a Subtle Bit  of Psychological Reasoning.  A link connecting the names of Cagll-  ostro, the great charlatan, and the  French conjurer Robert liouiiln may  be found iu a story that may be justly  termed "The Most Incredible Peat of  Magic Ever Performed."  In 1840 Houdln, then at tbe height  of his popularity, was invited to St.  Cloud to give a performance before the  king, the royal family and court The  conjurer had only his youug son ns an  assistant aud could rely on no tricks  of light or mechanism, as the exhibition was given ln oite of the drawing  rooms of the palace. He finished with  the followiug extraordinary performance:  Borrowing several handkerchiefs, ho  wound them into a package, which he  laid on the table. Then he went about  among the guests distributing cards ou  which were to be written the names  ���������- r��������� ! of places to which it was desired that  the package be invisibly transported.  Advertisers will   confer a favor   Houdin then handed the cards to the  ���������Iwiir icU  nor l-trnr   king' asklng hlm t0 seleCt three nt haz'  non acus. hoc *ari 1   nfd ftnd from tj)em choosli tue destilia.  than Monday, as this   will   enable  tion he liked best.  the   printers,   to'insert   it in   the'    TI" Owj ���������rd  ������ad.  "I desire the  1 handkerchief to be found beneath one  next issue on the following Tiles-  of the candelabra on the mantelpiece."  "That," said the king, "is too easy  for the ability of u conjurer of the  ability of M. Hondln."  I The second read, "Tbe handkerchiefs  are to be taken to the dome of the  Invalides."  "That," commented the king, "is.bet-  ter.   However, it is much too far, not  for the handkerchiefs, but for us.   The  -thii-djai*d-STilts_me.'!_sald-tiie king. "It  E. O. Emde Pipe fitting and  General repairing.  by bringing in  day.  320 acres of land in Alberta or  Saskatchewan, to exchange for  Ian.: anywhere  on   -E &   N'  JUDGING A CIGAR.   7  n   ;  * $  The Only Real Way to Find Its Quality jj  Is to Smoke It.   / jj  ' On no point is the average smoker so >  111 informed as that of judging a.cigar.  Nine times out of ten. upon being  handed a cigar, he will hold it to his  nose, unlighted, sniff at the wrapper  with a critical air and deliver his verdict in a self satisfied manner. Tbls  characteristic maneuver Is always a  source of amusement to any tobacco  man who happens to obse������*ve it. There  ia only one way to ascertain the quality of a cigar, and that is to smoke it  No expert will pasa -tu-agmeut on a  cigar until he has ,tif.'.-$tiyl it and  smoked it well dowu towm-d tho middle. The first and ���������ni^ important  point upon w'hich he bases his opinion  is the "burn." Tobacco may have every other virtue, but if it does not hold  the fire and burn evenly lt is poor tobacco. Next in order of Importance  comes the aroma���������the smoke must  have a pleasing "smell;" nest comes  the flavor���������the smoke must be smooth  and not "scratchy" or bitter. Then  there is the color���������rich brown. Indicating a ripe leaf, well cured���������and last Is  workmanship���������good if the wrapper is  put on smoothly and the "bunch" is  made so thnt the cigar "draws" freely  and is neither too hard nor too spongy,  bad if the reverse.���������Bohemian Magazine.  ROMANCE OF  HISTORY.  or  jt.lQtig_Coasf-froiu Nau'aimo to Oys-  ter River, or Denman or  Hornby is desired that you should send the  t 1   *-1    ���������   -n     1     i- 11 '.-    1 handkerchiefs into the  chest of the  Islands.    Reply   lull    particulars j  in first letter   to   Lt'st'-ck  Forbes,  Stettler Alberta.  orange tree on the right of the  avenue."  I-Inudln expressed his willingness to  attempt the feat, and the king whispered an order that immediately sent  a group of attendants to guard the orange tree tn question.  The conjurer placed the package of  handkerchiefs under nn opaque glass  bell and then, waving a wand, ordered the package to proceed to the piaco  chosen by the king, When the bell  visit Cumbei- W,1S rnJsod the handkerchiefs were  gone, but in their place was a whlto  a, trusted attendant was  A cure for chronic cranks, i 11  the smoking line-   The   l*Graud  Duke" Cigar,   manufactured  by  Percy K, Winch,   Ladysuiith. H  (3. Mr. Winch wi  laud once a mouth in the  inter- turtledove.  est of his business.  III��������� I'WJIW  PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. 1  mir other  forward**  an   hidiviilwa>  |)��������� your feet perspire easily in  hot wuath?r ? j  1) "on the heat ciun������o them to^  hwi'U md kj become painful und un j  comfortable ? j  If limy do, yuu noeii INVIC-  TOHOxf-Min.  l\V!CTl!M).<f���������rd-|,r������v,.in  yonr feu' from peiviiirinji l*y nllov*/ ;  i:,*i 11 fi,',* cif.'iii.iliui; ui riic arntind !  y*ii|i fc"! a iul 111 I, I,..,  1 N V ', C T :  ;������������������ 0,*;i,,rv|,   nre',  *rn, U in    l|* ,,\-fir,   liic nf ���������%���������* ������t*i r   f *f,| '  ......i)*,* -i v 11 g(iii*fii������  l-lllill,, It,Oft,   i.-W tlO'f,    . \'- ',  VK'.T''s (ixf-.i.U n.ver l.ilg,-    i1  .���������,4X at the cider,, 1  Mud,,    iu   hII   '"hnpeH   nod  J. N. McLEOD     !  r>f)LIC A.iKNT,   niMUKUUSI'!  ������������������>���������*���������<>������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������-������������������������������������������������������>  Grand Sport at the  THE FIRST SALK of Prince Rupert lots will be  held at Vancouver, British Coltuubia, May 35th to sqtli,  K'oq, Pn'nce Rupert is the Western terminus oi the  Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. The s*le will be lu-ld in  the interests of the Gratid Trunk Pacific L'aiKvay Cuin-  pany and the Government of liritish Columbia; half of  the lots offered being owned by each party, l-'roiu 2,1100  to 2,400 lots will be offered,  The sale will be held by aucibn and the termr, of  payment will be one-quarter cash and tho balance in one  two and three yearn, with intarest nr six per cent.  Agreements will be executed inniediuudy 011 payment of  the first instalment, and pui'diusei'K may enter into possession at once,  Titles are absolutely indefeasible, which  means that,  the governiuer.t of liritish Columbia guar-uitces all titles.  For maps aud further particulars write,  C. D. Rand  Agent for Government and Railway, Vaucjuvcr, I), C  ^to^^#������W<^.c^rjBJ*^>^  NOW ,s THE TIME  TO IAKE YOUR PROFIT  sent to the orang*1 tree to open tho  chest, Ho returned bearing a small  Iron coffer- covered by rust,  '���������Aro tho handkerchiefs lu this coffer?" osked the king.  ���������'Yes, Rlre, and they have been there,  too. for a long time,"  "How can that be possible? Tho  handkerchiefs wore given you hardly  a quarter of nn hour ago,"  "Yei it Is no, nnd your majesty will  be even more surprised when l prove  that this coffer and Its contents wero  placed in the chest of tho orange tree  cixty years ngo. Deign to remove  from the neck of tbo turtledove tbo  key of the casket."  Louis riilllppo unfastened n ribbon  holding a small rusty key, unlocked  the coffer, found it document bearing  the seal ot Cagllostro and read;  Till* day, the Oth of June, 1788, thii Iron  box, eontalniiiii bIx hunillterohlofs, wan  tilacod among tbo roots of an oranno tree  by mo, Bnliamo, count of Casllontro, to  serve In porformlim an act ot manic  which will be oxecutoA on the name day  sixty yeara henoo bi,t*ore LouU Philippe  of Orleans and tile family,  IJonoiuti tlio parchment conveying  this message was found a package containing whnt warned to be tbo six  handkerchiefs placod on tho table n  few minutea lioforo. In Ills memoirs  M. Houdln offors uo solution for the  mystery, A shrewd nnnalist linn explained It ns belni? no more tlinu a  clover bit of psycholouy on tlio part  of tho conjurer, who know tho character of I.011 In riilllppo and know hlm to  These Things Read Like Legends, but  Are Matters of Fact.  A peasant girl called half witted did  promise to defeat the victors of Afjtn-  eourt nnd did it: it onpht to be a  legend, but it happens to be a fact.  A poet and a poetess did fall in love  nptl eloped secretly to a sunny clime;  It is obvionsly a threo volume novel,  bnt it happened. Nelson did die in the  act of winning the one battle tbat  could change the world: it Is n grossly Improbable coincidence, bnt it is too  late to alter it now. Napoleon did win  the battle of Austerlltz: it Is unnatural, but it Is not my fault. When the  ,g.-moral--W_hQj)ad_surrendcred n jgpub-  lican town returned, saying easily. "I  have done everything." Robespierre  did ask, with an nir of Inquiry,  "Are you dead?" When "Robespierre  coughed in his cold harangue Gamier  did say, "The blood of Danton chokes  yon." Strafford did say of his ow*i"desertion of parliament, "If 1 do lt may  my life and death be set on a hlil for  nil men to wonder nt." Disraeli did  say. "The time will como when you  shall hear me."  The heroic Is a fact, even when It Is  n fact of coincidence or of miracle,  and n fact is a thing which enn be admitted without being explalned.-G. K.  Chesterton in London News.  No Drums In the Middle Ages.  As we come to the middle ages,  when tho nations of modem Europe  were struggling into existence, we find  that nt llrst the drum was not used  at all. So. although melody had been  known nnd practiced for many centuries, rhythm had been oulte forgot,  ten. for what thero Is left to us of  the music of the middle nges contains  no bars, and we know that it was  slowly and monotonously chanted,  without the least accent.  ln the eleventh century, however,  thing9 bognn to Improvo, more particularly as the crusaders brought Into  Europe all sorts of percussion Instruments from tbe east. Various kinds ot  drums, tambourines and cymbals wore  then seen In Europe for the first time  since the days of snvages, nnd they  hnTO been used, with very Httlo  change, ever sliioo.-St. Nicholas,  An Epistolary Hint.  In tho letter from Boston wob a  speelnl delivery stamp.  "What did sbe send that forV" tlio  woman wondered. "The information  sho wants can be seat In nu ordinary  letter. It won't need to bo lent Bpo*  clnl."  "Hint Htnrap," wild tho man, "Is n  dollcatu hint to be quick nbout answering, It U a hurry up device mod by  many men.   It Is very effective,   A  ���������Bookman,  two cent stamp does not always spur  bo oxVoedTiiBiy" ciovwin small things" "��������������� ������" }? "J "j-001"1 cffort' bu,* " "J!"*  "' clnl dellvory stnmp means Unit tho  writer wants what he wants when ho  wants It. und the most dilatory cor-  respondent nllve Is not going to let nny  grass grow between tbo scratches oi  bis pen whon answering,"  rnoM vnffp  ===iQ  .1  N McLe'.i ci.l K.  -  Sunday'** but  I'.irtr! '4,*  fur   Van-  I  Duiumuir Ave.  ���������MmiKHK-WWH,  Vancouver  Property  List your property with Mr.W.  VV, Willard, of Cumberland, or direct with us, stating price and terms,  and   we will get  vou a  warding  your money t  bank.  i)  buyer,  vour  fur-  luual  ELKINS BROTHERS  YA UNION HANK lll'lLlUMi  Vancouver, -        - i*. 0,  t  Hit Qualifications,  Ho was pleading his cause earnestly.  "I am wealthy," he suld, "and could  make ample provision for yoh,"  Sbo nodded aud checked ono point  off on bor fingers.  "I have hud experience with tho  ���������world," he continued,  Sbe checked off a not lier point  "I have passed the frivolous point,"  lit'  ,, <iil uu,     .,tm  i  li.nc  il.u .n.-.'.;'.. .1  ���������news, the t*!*e nod the wl������rtim to f������,\nrd  nnd guide you well,"  Ho paused for an answer,  "Thu points you ni.iUo are strong  ones," she said, "but lliey lend uiidovlat-  ingly to tho conclusion that you would  make st, excum-ui tmm-i luf mc i**u  bave nil the necessary qualifications,  but Jnst now J um looking for a bus-  band."*  Consldsmtn.  ���������"IlnTe yon done nnythlnpf to earn tbe  gratitude of the people?"  "Yei," answorod Senator Sorghum,  ���������'ftlthonph ������hey don't know nbmif It. I  buve k-t ihom off of n lot of speeches  I wti tempted to make."  Polltleiin anil Pstrlot.  TescbJ-r-Wfmt Is tbe dlttt-mte-r- between n prtfifMfw nn-l n rmtrlot*  8dif>lar-A patriot dotm noiiielhlng for  bis country; n politician doc* tils emtn-  try.  It It MmtMlm-Mi eipedlent to foffH  what you koow.-Synu.  Mantis Rays.  "There nro X rays nnd X rays, nnd  there nro also rays from thoso mantle  things tbnt yoa put oo gas burner* tc  Improve tho llghr.-" Tbe apeaker. n  photographer, pointed io n unit n oi  fupfciHi iiluit?*. "I kiojo oj my <i***t  that tbere are mantle rajs," nnld he.  "For n month I stored new plntea in  n closet along with n mantle, and nil  of thorn got fogged. The mantle, yon  *ee contained thorium, n rndki-nctlva  snbstnnce that |������enetrflt08 n enrduoaro  pinto box na enslly na It penetrntea  glnaa. I didn't know that till tny doc  tor told me an Inst week, My Igno*  ranco coat me over a buudnxl plates,"  Shunted.  Fdifor-ta tbls your tint effort?  IW.ildlng riH't-Yes, nlr. U It wortb  nnyihlng to yon?  Editor (with emotlonl-lt'a worth a  guinea If you will promise not to write  nnythlng more for publication "until  after thla hns been primed. I want  yonr entire outpnt, y������o nndewtand.  Huddtoii l'oel-1 proiiik** Ibai. a\\  right.   When wtll It be prlnteil>  Rdltor-Never wblle I'm nllre.-Un-  ���������tion Telegraph.  A klDdnf-fa done to tba -good It oa?et  u*t.-n������utttB. **���������������������������**���������  THE  NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  B81T1SH   COLUMBIA.  u ^  vm  T  mwm  BEEM JEER  The drink of strong men and healthy women.  UNION BREWERY  Drink   U. B. C. Bohemian  The UNION BREWING Co., Nanaimo B.C.  Millie of "Scotch  The HUDSONS BAY CO  Sole Aeentsfor BC  .NOTICE.  Owing to tin land wh'cii t e  Club proposed to purchase, having  been withdrawn at thehist moment  -tiiougli-sufliciiynriri'oTTFy^v^'sTTlj^  scribed to mako. tiie first  payment  Vehicles, Implements,  Incubators, Etc., Etc.  ���������H-H**M-*Z~M-*M*  t ie secretary has resigned and tl e Every Tool  (Jommittue uiifijolved. | ���������*������������������������*��������� .,  The Club will reorganize as soon ���������fc0r ���������*e  as a siiitnble   locati ,11   has   I ecu Pari&QPs  found." '.   -* .   I .  Subscril ers,who wish, may have  then* money reiuniud on prodiu-  tion of t.-eir receipts,  Jn such,case application should  lie made to G. 11, Wood late Ikn  S^cyC.'lV C. Conuoc,  W***K**K**H**M**S*  Prices   and  Quality  guaranteed  Walworth-Rolston.Co.'1*4  H.,S. ROLSTON, Managing Director.  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIItST-'JLASS  CANDY, FRUITS,  CIGARS & TOBACCOS  T>e Hunden  c  H  O  I  c  E  S  T  -AND-  Vanoouver. Be C.  See, H. C. Emde, Agent, Cumberland, B. C.  LAND AOT, RUPERT DISTRICT."  TAKB KCriOB tint Nimpkish Luke  Log-dig Company, Limit *,l, lU'entl* to I  apply tit penniRfi-ii) t* loum iho lollowing d serib-d fuMihor,., Innda;-~Oomni<jn-  cing ut a p ot pl.i te;l S uth 45 (lt(-roe,  It minut'8, Em 20u fotfcf.om die foutli  Etstoo.ruoKof Jndt-n Reserve a joi ,\tu  t'nV North Boundary of 8k, ion 2, T'Wii  sljip I, Hiiporf* D'atiiut, Vauoouv r lal u,',  t'lenoa f .ilow nj- hinh wA r mark Smith  6'-20 Kuat, tt)'J rain t h: N. rt 87 dog, oca  ll) minutes li-iA. VIM * i ut<��������� -, South 74  Off-Ties 40 miLule* E*,t, lti'l 1, inino.-;  N , V,\ 2". degoe , 15 minutoi K si, 700  m ini'i-n: Ninth 70 dt'ineim Most, 1*04.4  minutes: Sjuth 41 dcgreea 45 tui**utoH  IVest, 700 minutea moi-e or lm to tho  l������l*eo of loj'in. iu������.', 0 utintiiiiR t!) tvtoe  more or lo**, Loo ted M������r,h 17th, 1100.  NlMl'Klttll UK!',! 0,1015*1,1, 0 , Ln,,  Par A. H. n'IRACBY, Affont.  ct Vnucouver, 11. C, Lojjgor,  Viin,-ouvor, Apr.l 15 li, 11)09.  *HM**W"M**^,W*'*I**H"M^^H*4**W*,i'  ��������� ��������� ������t<  ^Cumberland Livery  ::and Feed Stable...  J.AN1), ALT HUPKRT DISTRICT,  TAKB KOTIOR that Nimpldih I.ako  Losing Oumpany, Llmd-ed, inionHH to  apply f*<r pmnlaiion to loa-o ths follow-  hiK *ienoi'ib <d foruuliore luiulii C fin mo e-  ing it a post pUntml at the No:-), Wea *  ornorif lot 341, iltunt������d in t'nwii  Ornnt 20 Rujwt l>l*uriot, Vmic uvur Inland, tliot.ai- in a Hnuiliotly nml "AVai-pry  liirwtion along high water maik (0 n  jn Ini 10'foot IV*nt 0/ 1I10 8i.mli Wost  0 rn r t f said Let '141, ileiosinaatrai-fi.t  lins to tin* point, of ooniniu-*oi>,i But, and  o.irit'liiina 10.5 ao ��������������� mora or lea. Lnoi-  t,dM������ro*i2IKIi, I0U1I.  Nimi'kihh h.\Kt, Luikiimij Co., Ltd.  Vat A. 11 .bTUAL'.t'.V.AK'n  of Vamviuver. H. ('.. Lopcit  Vwcouver, April Kith, IU0D.  JOHN    BRYDEN  Proprietor  FIRST : CLASS  RIGS :OF : ALL  J KINDS   wood  and Coal  Hauled  NOTICE.  Riding on locomotives and   rail  way'curs of  the   Union   Oolliery  Company l*y any person   or  per-  joiih���������except lain crew���������u; strictly  prohiitod.    Employees   rrc sub-  ice to,.luminal for allowing sam*  By order  Francis D. Littih  Matia^er.  in season at  D. HUNDEN'S  DuusMitj'f Avenue  'HJMIWRLAND,  II. (5.  l   i.l..l..TuMyftila.ll.l,,l|| Ba*Ji������ WMMiiBtaBjiB**, W **^B*iMt*^MiBa I  Wooa'c S'hosphoiiRCiv  Thn Qtvot JAtrfm Jlimtdv,  "    ----������������������ tli-jHlio.n  rumimiid'nvla.tfSUM-  -,**-T*r*j  11m: xj  jus imoiii, iutk#u 1111,  illn old Vols* .t,1"*������ AVer  aa; D.bOUy, ifratut umt ttniin Wutrt. Jn.  }W������u4iwV, &tu*va<II,������iimr}������. HtaUnrioai,h,i,i  wiUtrhitit^ttmU^firti of \hvirnr /<r<vii>..t  l-Weolt ptrbo*.������lxfor|*l. (>"ewlllph'i,w.f.������  will firs. flul,t by nil UriUMUiH or mulluU 11,  rlaln i*kjc. ou roeeli-t of ui-lVu. Afi" T>o<v W������<  vyiOi!i Af.���������Th* VtetHtIWetUoln ������ 0������.  jiH'imtrly ivtmaorl 'foronti,OnU  LOST or STRAYKO One  cow from Mrs. Haiwooil's ranch,  htl" vrrv neck- and r-������ddi--i, ".���������"���������-'  btlow the knees. Any information please leave at this oflice.  80 YEARS'  tXPIRIBNOK  Celt's Coiloa UoqI CuuiWuoA  in  z  Th, fnv; Ut-rrira Tcp|������. aai  vnls'ma ������m������-t,Ml WonUily  UcvuU wron1 ���������* hU h woii-ei, o> *  gT'jilt ot stwiifUi-No.1!, ������| No %   y -y r������**w",'.,������,W'������������������s������������'JM; ���������������������*!���������*,      ,   ~  >t       Km?"      ^!l "** fl        fty*  M9H8fH..TNmj!>fiir. d<*���������t$ltaJ$  mnn NURSERIES.  For iho 8|iriiu Tnuln  'IViled Stock, ScwU   fur Farm  Garden, or t'oin-ervalory,  TKSl'KD MTOCK  from the lici Kfnwurh iu Kniiliind  Kruno**, Uoll.nid, United Hiuici  and Oanadii.  Fruit  and OriinniiintalTrrcH,  l-iiiu 11 Fruit,-, Eiiulish HolliiM.  Grown In 1 lu- o���������ly part of 1 hu Am*  crican cnntinciit not infe-ted  witli the Kmi J<������o fcnh,  Our Iiccm (In not Inivn to In, f,niii(*tt  ted and ciiimi'ijucntiy dama^-d  Fcrillilart*, Itee Hupplic**!, Hpraving  .Miilcriiln, Cut   Fl WHrn elu.  157 pa������o CATALOtiUBFRKK.  M.   J,    HENRY  On������a ihoussa,  Said Kous*-b and Post  ,,������      . , *  ������niO -WF.RTMTWffTUn ItOAT*.  "Branch Nursery, Bouth Vancouvur.  Vancouver,    -   B. C.  COMOX LAND DISTRICT.  Take Notice that' Fraser River  Lumber Co., Limited of Fraser  Mills. II, C, Occupation Sawmill  and Lumber Company, intends to  apply for pei'iiiisaioii to lease the  following described land.������������������--  Coniinencin,* at a pout planted  about 750 feet distant and in a  southeasterly direction from the  southeast cornel* of Lot 82, Comox  District, thonce 1500 feet South  4-U degree**, -U minutes Hast,  thenco 500 feet North. 40 dogrees  10 iniiiiitoB Kant, tlience lfiOOfeot  North, -10 degrees, 44 minutes  West, thenco South 40 degroea 10  miniito* West, to point of com-  nmiicmeiit and containing 17,2 a-  ci'iie more or Ices.  Dated 20th February   1900.  FitASKB RlVKU LUMIiRR Co. I/I'D.  UNION S. S. CO.. of B.C. Ltd  Week-end service   between Vanoouver,  NaoM-no. Unios, Comox, by  the  steel Clyde built twin Bcrcw  steamer "COWICHAN'"  Sailing as under���������  Loaves Vauoouver, Saturday 8pm  ���������" Arrives Nmaimo, Snlnrdaj* 12 pm  Arrives Union, Sunday 6 a m  Arriveo Comox,   Sunday 8 a iu  ReiurniDg:���������  Leaves Co'nox. Sunday 4pm.  leaves Urjio.. 8undny 5 p m  Arrives N������uaimo, Sunday 11 p m  Arrives Vancouver Monday 7am  Stage leaves Union for Cumberland every Sunday morniua on nrrival of "COWICHAN;" and leaves Cumoerland Hotel  ������t 1 pui, connecting with steamer at  UBion.  Union Bay* items.  Mr: David PicliliB, uativf*' of ������n,.-la. c  and resident of Hornby Iataad for uVct  twenty yeare, diod oi Ueait"failuio at nnd-  nijht A-j,il 25lh, deceased w-s in ii������  seventittK jew, and leave* a widow and  grown family of six, all re-tiding ou Hurn-  by Island'  ���������*   -���������-   "*������ ' ' ���������  The loenl uine will journey over to Cr-  mox on Sund������y uext, May 2nd, to 1 l*������y  the looal nine at Comox. A good game is  duito pate I, a* ihe Red and Gray will try  their u.w men.  S. S. Jetiori arrived ou Monduy lest,  taking csri*o of several thousand tuns 0 n.  signed to Guarfuros. Mexico,  S. S. Century arrived on Saturday and sailed Sunday afternoon,  for Aualralia with cargo of lumber.  -*������  S. S. North western bunkered  here on Saturday from the Kortli  and sailed for Seattle.  S S. Fordeuskgold is due for cargo of coal for Mexico.  S. S. Rupert City coaled last  Tuesday on her way North,.with a  large p.asenger list. '  ���������������������������������������������������l>t���������999)999  (Thos. Ef  I Banks  Funeral Direc-j  tor  and   Em-|  balmer  Hun ne      RalHlnff    Re*  iicwinv   11  Foundatloting  Carct'tii:*) Atteuded to.  'A  Cntnberliuid, JJ. C.  ���������OCCC������C*0������9������������CM������M(Bt������  ���������   NOTICK  Every Mouday and Friday I  will be in town tp deliver Fresh  Htitteraud all kind's of Vcgetublea  and ul������o 20 tona of potatoes; will  i-ell ciiiiaji.  Chiu Ykuk,  Saudwick.  COMOX  LAND DISTRICT.  Take Notice thut, Frasor River  Lumber Co. Limitud ot Fn*i������r  Mill* H. O., Occtipiitlon Sawiiiilli*  and Luiiiher Company, iiiNndo t������  apply for perm ini" ion lo leain tlic*  following doHcribod   laud: -  ('ommi'iiciiig at tho northwi*t  corner pimt of District Lot 100,  Comox District, thence north 40  degree* 10 miniiteaKinf, 1000 feet,  thence south 44 degree* 40 mill*  uti-i Fast 0500 ftict, tlwiK'o Smith  40 degree* 10 ininiil������n West 1000  feet more or  l?������������ to  liigli  water  ,n������,.|������    tt,r., , I  ���������*   -   *  Notico Is hereby given that Thirty  Days after tlnto 1 intond to apply to  the Honourable Cliicf CouiiiUH.iloner  of Ijj-imis and Works for a Lionae to  lirosiimt for conl and polroleiun un*  dcr tho forcihuro'nnU undor ths w������.  lur and upon the land in Comox lUrl-our,  inni 'lKMuribud as follows:���������Colnii.euoiUK  nt a |K)Mt planted ut the south weat oorner, f lt, It, NspUr'a olaiiu; thenoe east  60 oliniim; Uihioo snu'h BOohain-; tl,������*no  wMt 80 olialn������i tlinnoo north 80 eh* ins;  to place of <-oiniiiune������Bieat  oontniniuif about G4U uotan.  Ditml this 2Uth ,l*y **f I) tu-iiiber IU0R.  K VV. HAMMOND.  It. Hub* Napier, A gen  r ,-  i,,g lb,  ,1 ).'J>  Noticn ia heroliy |-lv���������ii that  Thirty  l>���������yn nfuii' dull* l Intond to apply to  tlio WoiKHirnblo Chief Oonuniiwioner j  of l^mrls nn,l H'orl.s for 11 Ijiwima to  juis.iift f,,i  o<nl and putroleuw un-   thaw  der'.he f.irohnre itmt under  the   a.,i*i  iiri-4 on the l.tml known ai   Whitr   itluff  Reserve, t'iiui,������  District   deicribed   "���������������  full,, *.s:-Coa\me������ciniJ at a pnti pl*������nied  V'  al iheno'tli'j.i'U toritfr of l<  K, Njpitr's   ������  ,-lanii; >hrn<-<! emt   So    rhaini,  ihence I f  tuuiri 0-1 i-iiiini, 1 lit rue wet   &��������� ct,���������i���������������i 1 f '  Mrs. Tait, formerly of Lady-  smith but now of Dawson City, is  the guest of her niece Mrs. kelson  Cook.  The local tpam administered their  first defeat to a team representing  U. S. Revenue Cutter PaUeri-on at  basebalion Tuesday evening lnrt.  Owing to the evening being elion  four innings ended the game, result  ing 2 to 1 in favor  of    be   borne  team.    Mr. Alf   Horne acted__ft������   umpire.  Mr. Fred Ray arrived home from  Vancouver on Sunday, quite recovered from the successful operation  performed on hifc eye.  The ladieB of the church held a  grand bazaar here on Wednii'd'jy  evening laat. Many |eople uiKj,, ���������  ding from Comox and the M.ii*-i-.  The sale of work was a dfctidvd to.-w-  ce.<s. The many different sawi** ivi:.n  loaded with both urtiatic and n.-c -  Iul articles, all of which were tli*--  poned of. Ice cream and cake being  nerved, and ecleoiiom: from Mr.  Haggardgramaphone ^really udd*  i*d to tho pleasuie of tbe evening.  The miHiagemen1 and  bidioa are to  be congritujattd   upon n������i������ii)** a  handsom*- dum, tiiua eoabliog them '  to clear tbe do In off the church.  Mi, Junius Huggarl, jr. arrived  by S S, (.'owichan ond left for hia  home in Cumberland,  Mr. Wm. Marshall ii able to b*  oulag'iin, having been luid up with  au fcituck of rheumatiam.  LA.NO HEOIBTBY AOL  lu the mutter ul tu ������ppli������������tl*M> (or DnpH*  int>������ C*ft,flc������t������ of Ti Ib to I* 11 XXV,  ssotiou 74, aod S, W. fried* uni 1 ������ml  8. K    frnctioaal  M of Mvtloaft,  towi.ihp9, (msp 1552 O) C011.01 Rli-  tiiot.  NOTICK is Imreby given (hat it Is my  intendou st thr expi, stluD of obs m.'iitb  from date ��������� f theIIMl publtntlon lenol la  i*������ue UuplioaU G������rtiflcat,������ of, Ti'le t������ *  ove lati'fs issued to J lour) i-'iN.k Mo-  Juiilan ���������o the 7th Nov������int,*r, 1193, 7lh  ip.i'lDo'J.  and 8ih October  IMS, aud  ���������lumber*,,! r**p ollvsly 17.'������i'7������, To������Wo ..**  :K)45c.  Laid lUyi-Ury Offlar, Vjnlona, 0. C.������  id ,\u) ut Marob. I*W.  S. *i. WOOTTON  Ite������lsirar (Isoer,,! of Title*.  O, H TARBELL  ii.-. <*,  4tHVlW9H8fH..T'milTl,  Duck''���������Kj*k*   for ������nle  _ |������**p*e*i������������rf������������*ft***������i*iia,.,  jMisev aaaattatm amr mtaatim\ ft,  mirmmm tammhnh)rr-">*'������������hK  "*������mtmmmVttiwmMmjal ���������  rtkaaut faata tSSSSik Maaa  rial mmtUt, ���������llthHtt ������!,���������������������������������, to'  Tftaec Mawit  m     DCtlMt  Ooi������vniCMTo Ac.  ' atiaamartpu>mimat  ,   tmi ftaamhmitm am  *iiHK*i,f������>)in. _ r**'"i,t'.������i''s������  <*>��������� IMNNWK nn r������*������*tw  koMa.  tamfra  ������*w amwt, *init.M������*, cWj-ft. to tht  Scientific flittcrkait.  r*mf.i"m,*ltmm*mi*<tmn%lr. t*<rf������M<*r.  imam ������t aar f^ewMt I���������"**. ������*������**������. ��������������� e  mrit-.mitmniilhm.tl ammmrm\amm*a**iim*������.  p*"r  fr"tn Vt'i/o htvtl   attH*k fj'i.trt)  ���������ittitij'of U, $:.*!.50 for two.  TuiiluiiHi    t������m'*i���������������K}������^*    f)������*e,  each,  Alw. II. C. Ntiw������  Duuiiut.il Ulm I  The Courtenay Motel  livery eouvrnhmee forguewtit,  TheOentiat Hotel tor Bp-irtsm-n  None hut the Heti of Winei sr������l I -ooor*  11 ii,������i JUr.  AATB8 REASONABLE  .....   iu ,(.,������������,. 1*. t.ui tu c,jt,-.y ctt.vin*  w Uie  |������������te ,  I lu tliu point uf  t'oiniiii'iici'uicnt  ������ 1 ������f oimmenceiinnu'cmuiiiing about 64..!  , di-itance of <io00 f������*i't mote or leu-*, |a".   '   . . v !  1 ' J    Oaied lltii Jv1', day ol December 190* '  j containing' I40n������ivn. m���������r��������� ���������r leu*. 1 hakkv ATHKkioN !  , Ii,*,t-c-������ ,Iiv, "������*.'t, ������*������* "*  '*������<������������������* o >,'i'.������.* K. Ko%% tiayu-t, A^rnt ,  !    Fr,\*K������ RlVKU LtMllRH Co.  Lt!������. I  It, ricnf if  I    Notice le h-wr-nt-jr |ivea tbat  TlUrty:  'il������.iy��������� aftur Ha������*f I imeiwl to apply to  1 UK'  llomiuiahb   rh!������������(  C���������mialwior������r  of l4in<is nml Works for a lif^nwi to  >HIGH GRADE STOVES'  A������*1 *U KITCHHN    IJTENHIl ft  Sponsmens Goods  ���������ltd  Genera! Hardware  Sllif*,'* will ''������,rc m*|*' f.r-r,������;������<-C for f,,il umt r<atW,onn on  , cougha and cokl������. ) *"' th* tMm^t* ���������"d nml'T lh* r,,Ur:  t  No lit K  Any j������er������o������ **t piMitm,  m,htii ������,at oorner ������f f*. lolin'i jlaim; \ tfiinvii ��������������� or  till iff?   l")'  -John J*>hnaton,    Prop  tn^fii.     l.Mip'i- lot** at riflnivl pri  An Ad in the News (]ct vour Job Printinc I ***��������� ah ������������������������������������*"������ *������������ ****'"* mf  ���������   '        " J *  j promjrf &tt������*������ilioii..���������1>. Ryan,  ��������� Comoi, L.C.  d '*���������,  ������l>* Inn.fi   i'i  ''nm--������   If.1.!������.-ir.,  ���������^.  ....  \i'].Kiii Lli*lr:fl. ,l>������eiibe*J ��������������� f..JJ*,*e:--j  I    FOR   8ALK--*St'd   p>tafo������ti.i<^������me������fliiit et * v ������i p������������������-ud ������n������;  j ^"o^>ntofl    llcainy.   ���������i.\f**������*n   ������!hvm  {carliiT tl,u'������  Ros*. an iininiiiM- ....  iui* the HAiioMtiM *4 IU  "Inire   tin* ; hery Vu'y., *>T Jr*m, ������������r oti \he\,  U plac* of fommefi^nueiii.       ���������f ,j���������, ���������a5,) t'inui,i\o\. wii! hm re  Wt.i,,������������.U..l������i.iarre. -^^ t���������,jw ,*���������|, rMr!..|t ������������������,.:������������.  f. i>.i.n \  ���������������������Hr,> f������f^lMi*>t-*iM; tWt*v   m<m*h   ������Nb1   t%' . *  VirW-T.      I������ric������ f rhmitia: to ll^ mhorm hum; th*>r������ Win* | )_������*h������������'l?l������ir t'������ til*   ������ *������.U������ !*** ������  j Tte, per |M������*ti������l; if by mail ������M riot  pavs.   Trv it.  ��������� ������ mr  l-at-nl Uim SWIi ds> *t t*at#mb������r K *���������  m. *, m -.rov.  done at the News.  It  9*oaa Nefw-n Ann.  Sn;*>*riiitrt������'4''������it  Willi ������gt*������������ CvS*-^3 ���������������;r|. THE NEWS, CUMBERLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA.  i-MIv 3ALK--A   t'luijo  Locals  c'*.h������m cundiiioi), biiB   p-iU-i)!. ic:,*."-vs j ���������  m keep siri!i-*9  from  ,-lipp:.(,;;1.    A; "**  ���������sua���������,.���������will sell for $1-5 ca������h. Apply |    FOUND���������On April 2nd, a la-  at Xkws OiBce.                               |dy's fur cape and child's fur, on   o              j Penrith   Avenue,   opposite   the  ������������@������<^������d&������iB<������>������^^ ������������<3������������������������������������������������^^  I Going Out of Business  Repeat    it--Sliilu's   cure   will  pi ways cure my coughs and colds.  \V. II. Stringer upholstering,  M.'.ttre^s' making and repairs; now  Lounge?*, and Mattresses madu to  or'Km*.  N. H.--Carpets taken up, clean  ed and rdaid.  brdc-.' taken at the Furniture  ���������store.  Methodist Church. Owner can  have siflfte bt tailing at this office and proving property.  WANTED���������Voung man with  Fourth Class Knginoei*6 Certificate  seeks employment. Apply at this  oflice.  NOTICK:--No ad a will bo  changed after Monday noon of each  week.  day'!  Mrs. li. Dowdall and  daughter  rived i'lom Victoria by "Wednes-  lvat.-'Dick-' look,* happy. ,  --*-  FOR SALE���������1 Unggy and Har  ncss as good as new; will sell cheap  Apply to Mr, Matt Piercy, city.  Base Ball Match.  On account of ill health I find it impossible to carry on  niy business any longer, and the whole of my splendid  ���������������������������took will be disposed of at pi ices quite regardless of cost.  My, whole stock of WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELRY,  PLATED WARE, and {jTBRLlNG SILVER���������but Gla*r,  Leather Goods, Hook* and Stationery, Show Case.-,. Counter and Safe, all for sale cheap -FOR SALE CHEAP.  e>+e*+*<>e>+4>+<>* <���������>���������������*���������������������������������������������  I  THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA.  Cumberland, b.c,  Capital 83,900,000  Reukkvk, $4,600,000  AsssTfl,   W6.40O.0O0  V>w>sril, $83,700,000  Money Orders-**--  t>*  (*i  (���������*! Now This IS a Gonuint Sale,  w  McLEAN .  Issued in Dollars, Pounds Sterling,   Francs* Murks,  Rubles  ������������������LiroB, Kronen, etc.   Payable All   Over   the;  World.  Savings Accounts Open With One Dollar Upwards.  | A. B. NETHERBY,   manaokk. .  ������>���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������     4r4>ee^4ee-4teeeeee4}4r4>ee^e  t  I  t  x  t:  ���������>  I  ���������*"������������������������������������������������������  an  "Wo would like to draw advertisers attention to the Tact that the  earlier an advertisement is sent in  better o.<irc and attention can be  given to it by the compositors,  eoi-'-equeiitly better rotilta will be  obtained; people can tell an ad,  that has care and thought, little  things like.these couue.  Camp Base Ball team will  play  y team in  Comox District, on  Sunday, May 9th.  0. Grant, catcher  T. Robinson, pifoln r  John Stant,    1st base  Shorty Robinson,  ,2ud base  j Stanley Levasky,. ...... 3rd base  R.Somei ville, short stop  Geo. Richards, lelt field  A. Bradley, .centre field  It, Robinson  right field  Joux Staxt, Captain.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^������������������������������������������������������������������������^ 4>4Xr4>4>4>$4)4>W+  | 'While in Cumberland Deal With  Comox Co-operative Society,  Dealers in Fresh and Salt Mcatsand Farm Produce  All Orders Promptly Delivered.  R. Webster, Manager.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<���������>$������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'������  ���������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  COURT OF REVISION.  i  i  Seattle, Washington, April, 26.  A man stopping his -paper wrote j The State Department at Wash-  tlie editor: l*I think folks ottend'I'no-ton has advised tho directors  to spend their munny tor, pay per, of the Alaslca-Yiikou-Pacific Ex-  my daddy didaut and everybody position that "foreign troops" will  sed he "us tho iiitelliji'entsinanin. be permitted to cross  the   border  i'-imily of bois that evt*r Jugged ta-  iers.  Regarding ''Crow 01ubfl"it seems  that tho poor crows, reputation is  m> do to appear v-������ry black, indeed  bbfk'jr than it should be, Thi-  ci'uw rlocri a let of harm no doubt,  but it docs a lot of go*>d. It, is tbe  b^st scavenger wo have as anyone  can see vvho passe; any town's  nuisance ground. Moreover a  single crow is said to destroy 700,  000 insects a yoar, and anyone  who doubts ihesoligure-s can tiud  out, for himself, by following a  crow fur a whole year.���������Ex  ���������-'��������� -o ���������,, ������������������  "Snntiy" has had Iiir, tlrttshavo,  friords and relatives kindly accept  tlii." Intimation,  A Court of Revision for tin-  City of Cumberland will be held  in the city council chambers, on  Monday, May 5i.h, 1909, at 7:30,  p. m.'  Any person or persons finding  themselves improperly assessed  for the year 1909 may appeal t<>  this court, either personally or in  writing.  A. MCKLNNON,  Citv  Clerk.  -���������*������-  The J*lig Store have opened  up  a    verv      handsome      uiiHinrrv  parlor     inidfir tho management of j  M;ss K. I-roc-mar,, late of  Messrs | vised uttliU formality and it i*  grounds upon whichever dato Can  ada may set for the invasion.  " This means that a great big feu-  ture is to be added to the Dominion Day celebration on July 1st,  which is also Dominion Day at the  Ex position,for the plan in to bring  the Duke of Cotiiiauglit'a Cavalry  to Seattle and give Washington its  rirat view of British troops upon  its own territory,  Canadians resident in Seattle  are planning to make Dominion  Day the second biggest day of tbe  Exposition. They admit that Se  attle '>ay, June 12, will be the  "very biggest" but they promise  to give evon that evunt a race ''or  the honors.  Under the rules of the State Department it will be necessary for  the visiting government to ask  permission for its troops to go upon  United StateB soil, but Am ban-  sailor James Hryce  bas  been ad-  -~A-ba-iiq+i-*������^waB-!^en���������on-T-1-ai-rsi.  d'-iy evening last, by Cumberland  ���������odac Nn. 26, A. F. it A. M., at .'.the  Cuml erbind Ho'cl, in honor r,f  Oi'pi"*ty Grand Mutter. Hughe-?,of  Ladysmitb. about fony-five sluing  doAii Mrs.: J Piket calcing in her  us*i*il first class style. Speeches and  *o <:? nero indulged in and a must  enjoyable time wa** spent. The com*  p,;ny dispersed about 2:30 a. m.  Notice is hereby   civen   thnt Thirty  Days after dato  I  intend  to  apyly   to  ihe  HouonraM-***   Chief     Coninrsi-sioner  ot L-mils and   Works for ������ License to  prospect  for    coal  and tetn.Ienm un-  il it the following   desoribed lands  situate;  in S������yward District, B, O , commencing at j  a pout on the bank of   the Campbell River I  opposite the S. E. post of lot 104.   Theuce j  due North 30 cnains more or less   to   the  Nr. K. corner post of said lot 164:    Theuce  due wost t>6.70 chains more or leas to the  N. W, corner of said   lot   164.     Theuoe  ������i,nih 30 chains.    Thence due  east  66.70  chains more or less to place of commencement.  Dated this 9i.h day cf March 1909.  K   PRIEST.  NOTCE ia hereby given thai, tl��������� under-  K..A1DA  Merchant  TAILOR  LADIES' TAILOR-MADE COSTUMES A SPECIALTY  SUITS CDflDE TO   Of^DElR AND  IN ANY STYLiH YOU CJdlSH.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTEED.  Prices From $20 to $40.  CUMBER L A N D,  B. C.  IF VOU WANT GOOD  PRINTING GO TO TUB  N'KWS. FIRST-CUSS WORK  ������mmmmmmmi������imimjmmmymHm,m���������,wmmnmtmmmmmmm,  NEW  signed intend to apply one 'month* nfter  the date of the first publioatio.i of this notice to theGovornor-iu-Council lo-upprov  al of tho plan* and site of a proposed b*ion,  ing ground in Comox Harbor in the DiF-  tri'tof Coniox, Va couver IeUnd, Bri ish j  Columbia. . I  AND NOTICE is also i-ivon that a | Uu !  of.thepropmed vrorUi together Mitha de j  scrlptio*) of the site hove been deimnted  in tha i.fliee of tho Minister of I'ulilic  Works at Ottawu, and iu the oflice of tho  District UriUHt.ri.r nf Lands in the City ot  Victi rin, Province i,f Hriti-1, C,ili,in!'ia.  Daied ,hi������ 16th d������y ol March, 1909,  KKASKH KIVKR LUMBBK CO.  FOliSALE���������EgffR for hatching, R. C. Itbode Islntid Red*  Si.50 per setting ot' ll}. Leave  orders at station iu hooii as possible  as only a limited uiiinber will be  sold���������1\ Dalby.  Jlailei'gcoiv li (Jo. Ltd  of Seatllo.  mi'lerbtood bo will inuke the neeen  .��������� h������ry ropicsentation.  At an early hour ibis moriiiiitf  id the I'.niiib'  n.'^idi'iK'*",  Walla-e  H'i'ci'  the I  pashtul av.'uy   Sarnh  Mm. (Dr.) Drysdale, of Nana-  t-n,;ii|iu arrived by I1 riila*,'������  *^oal.  , year old  dinif'liit'r  of   Mr.  \V, ICi.'iiV'tn,  Tin* dcfcastid   V''*-"1^    hid\>  Thomas Haggart arrived  has] by Friday'* boat,  home  bi'i-n niliiif* for aome time, having  i'<r t!k* [iii1-' in,,;it!i  be,tii   cunlincd  ������, i,,'i* bed.    Altlmugl. ������.M.riviliinRiw,wu P������������������"'Kor ^ WounwUy'  pi,i >A\\i\b .rin. liuuc ti, Kiiiy ln>r in ai built.  fteni iii'lit agiiiiHt the   giim  ������le-' ^  str./   ������������������, till i"l!'������,i't'������ "H'tTf futile and  a liiiiii, roin* kin and  ho.*L of fi'i-  Mm. T.  Pikot, of Denmari fsd.  Mu, Maatura lotnnied to Nana.  naiino by TliiimdHy'i boat.  Uo you inland to purchaie a new Boy-  ,ile this reason? Wo hnvo over Twnuty  U.ffornit MoileU to chonne fr. in,  Your attend ll is u-dled to our Coventry Tt-m*lit-r, a splfiidid Ki'i*U*h Itie.ele,  k"bh,    Covniry Three Spoc! only Wt.fi)  Wescl Euglifh, Cans-Jinn and Aineri-  oviWh������elstr,.rn������Wt���������*lir>.  Our- la tho beet rop-dr ahop in Victoris,  ������nd our wnrluin'ii nre Al exp, r'������ ������t the  bind iohr.    Let ���������e Jo your ie|*niri* g.  O'd whoelH ukpii mi uhv oni>, Aj-ents  willed in nnropiwnted'trr'.i'ory.  Write or ca'l on a������ at onr ne** iitore,  TKOS. PL1MLEY,  CENTRAL CYCLE  DEPOT,  1UO Gov't,, St., Oppotshn BpencM*'*  iff Ours is tho r-iouoorliicyolu Btoro  VIOTOEIA,       B. 0.  TEN  CHINA  DINNER  SETS  Monthly for Users of  Royal Standarfl Flour  Ever/49 lb suck of ROYAL STANDaHD FLOUK leaving our  mills conttiins a numbered coupon emitting ihe person who libido it to '  ac. ance to be one of the lucky pert-on* who win one of the hand^ouio  chin* dinner seia given away eich m *nth The duplicates of there  coupons are pkcad in a lecepiacle and ten me drawn each mouth.    ,  There is no better flour in existence for -bread making limn  ROYAL STANDARD FLOUR. It Ib rich in cdor, pure, atroua, delic-  iou- and tunricioti:*. In using ROYAL STANDARD FLOUR you get  ii e be^i llour value money can buy. In giither ng conpo.ni> you mn  oi,e chance in ion ouch ttionili to i-caire a hiind*,,o,e prize.  The lucky numliei* will be ii^ened in ibis npuce ihe fit st. i. suk  of each muivUi     Waich for ibem, ���������  Vancouver Milling & Grain  Co.,  Ltd.  VANCOUVER,   B. C.  LOST���������Ketweeu Sandwick and!  Citnibei'land, two books entitled j  "Happy Sundays with the Bible"  please return to this office or   to i  I  Mr. and Mr*. J. T, Lid������tun<*  left by Sunday's boat for Vancouver-  i'ii<!,. Mo now lmmortning her  un  tiiiM'iv licini*****.  *  When only two yenn*   old  tht  di'fen fl ^rirl i';m,,m mn fp,m hiver  j*,"1 F.ii(.-;���������, with li,'i p'lri'iii,' and  ������ubK������'iiii*-i'tlv mm iind i*i  tlii������ ������'itv. i j,,,,', |lf,nt  ,������|(t* \> i-- *, ,nrinb������>" nf    S*",     P'-oil'i.'  (lu',!*! ;i,:d l.ov**.' Dani'i.tcrs of  I f r  Cuv.-.-l,, aii*l w.j^ iivdviT-ally (-{*���������--! |-\ ci-lebratnl'tl.i-ir 'dihh. Armivur-  emeii by iittt*   hiioni   iiiin.i-i   ami U������ry 0f innaUtiou of tho Order, by  ��������� ���������* ��������� ���������.- ���������������������������'    *i'*: ,. '���������   i> -���������"* ' i   ,,-..,  i    .   *     .*     ^i     ,  in^ bt,!- Hidden death when jims  i-H-ni'liiuj,* '!������������������ full a,,d pt'i'fi'ct bloom  of iniiid>'i'l"'"t.  Thr* funeral urraugwmouU have  I).., ���������   i.!m-,"������   i"   el.* ������������������;.. I f   ().������.     IliJ.  burr I udertnkr���������������������������     t    iu,| partic  ul.ir* will ho pun,*, ���������   ' tnmoirow.  - -I'tt-i' I'ri'S- April i',',id.  Not only is  it a  nice  mild  smoke, but the "Grand Duke"'  Cigar  lins  all  those  necessary I  qualities which give   so much I  satisfaction to the smoker. !   0 j  Wo are informed that Mr. 8. J.!  Piercy, of Saiuiwiek, has had,  eigliteen sheep killed by dog* dur- ���������  ing the past week, wliieli i* a very \  serious Ions. '  The Right Price  Furniture Store  New Goods  good order, price 8 Ifl(MK).    A pply  to K. Abe, No 1 Japtown,  ���������1. G, King ai'rived   by  Tlmi'*-  Unici L*'(lgc, No. 11, I. O, O.  bind Hall on Monday oven ing, A  vnry pleimHiit timt* waa sp������nt by  ail, The refrwthnwitii were fine  and the musicfiirnishwl   by Mur*  A watch and chatehiitie lins been  l?OH   HAl,K-Automobile   in |placed in the hand* of Mayor Me-'  Donald by one who takes an inter-1  est In education, to bo presented j  to Mies Kllio McFadyeu on some i  pubUc occasion, or at tbe Hchool in  the pcesenee of tlio other pupil'* \  The clmtolninc waa made by Mr..;  Aitdi'i'tnu'lt, of Victoria, and i* in-.  uci-ibcd nn   f,,lloM'������: ������'A snlistituto!  I.fver Ilrotherii, Toronto, will send ymi  free a cakf of tlieir fnmous Plan ml  tnilet Konp, if yon mention this jmpfr.  TT .  . *������������������  ,1/,'i'ii,1,  , ,, rrrr*r fl',  r>   r i.i  The Right Price  Furniture Store,  WALL PAPER  LINOLEUMS  and  LAOE CURTAINS  A. MoKiunon  ��������� po������������������>���������������!   mm  'n'"  ,,\,   r\,\A' tivtwo  '!*".;. M:.!l bjrd ' fov the (riiv*>rnnr.G,M,,*mr>* bronza <���������  .','  oi, IiCHtia w*<������ rx*,������.1lie*,t  prize wrnner Vauconver K\liib-  tion. Price $1.U0 per St*tting of  1!! i'gi*������.   S. V,  Dobson, Comox,  l>. V-������.  picdal l',)0S," The wntcli was pnr-  cliHst-d of Mr, T. McLean, of tbifj  city, and tho case is sterling silver.!  P. Phillipps Harrison  SAPPI^TFR AND flOl ICITFR  NOTARY   PUBLIC CONVEYANCING  Dunsmuir avenue     CUMBERLAND, B.C,  LOST���������A lady'* Rold locket and  chain; the li*ck*t coutaina a photo,  Kimli-r will pltii'e tcttim ssuie to  this oiTun,  T,  Ir-viti,   id   Vuiif'-ti'cr.  for-  Iii#������!v < >f iti*?,'lrV, arrivvd by Wnl  i  M* tliV'* bo'it  Ull'i  in   rt������,l������'*Hilt^������.i,   ,  acij,ti,ii,tam-i".  Mr. V.. Barrett and Mr. Kiuitt.  ri-u ���������> * *.������   ������������������*-it "���������'   V 4i cuii������er, hi*  li*V*l  "V   Vi"t������,lljl'*������t..������\ ' iwd.  -:   Rover Motor Cars   >  N������w nnd Ouarontsoil From $600  Thrttr ���������*e1i������V������rnted cars are written down from $1000  to away below cost to make room for 1909 models.  Plimtey Auto Company  Victoria.  X  ?, >+/?*,���������-rijftf'a,  The house of Ridgeways was  establiihed iu the year 1836,  Over seventy years reputation  for quality and ilavor.  mimira^-^-^^- ~- ~-^--~-ram\mmm\^^mA^'a  IWmiMINfWIMIVI  8  Mr. O. liaise, Mr. A. L. Letteg  and Mr. G. Me(:*rtt������e*f, of tin*  B, C. Tdlepltout, OoiiipHny,arri*r.  ed on Frbiay last by auto from  Vannluio.  CUMBERLAHD TAILOR  S. 1SAKA, PROPRIETOR  Indies' nnd Gentlemen's Suits Made to Order  from Sao to 835    AU Work First Class  Perfect Fit Guaranteed.  CCtl  >


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