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 ������������������    ������������������ V>  LCfi������5iGti\;' ,.-,...  '^J< IOCS ���������'$*������������������"  _-; ....   ;}  ^&?T������SIA.*^-"'  *   ti-;; 'i. >���������*  &  ^  -  -rmr ���������> WL^,'". ������   -  A Journal Devoted B������peclal(y, to the Interests of Comox District.  The Nbws, Seventeenth Year,  ;CUMBERLAND  B.>C^lf  TUESDAY,  JUNE, 23, 1908,  Subscription $2.00 a Year.  ���������P  The BIO STORE'S;.  GREAT RED TICKET  COMMENCES  SATURDAY  PAY-DAY  aud will continue for 2 weeks only Large  consignments of Old Country and Eastern  Merchandise hating arrivad late for.oujr. Regular Spring Business, the manufacturers rather than have . them thrown back on their-  hands have ailowed tu BIG .DISCOUNTS . _,.  to take them oyer," enabling us to make this  _sale_with        . -���������  .'".  NEW  SEASONABLE-and  UP-T0-t3ATE  GOODS     **  at RIDIOULOUSLYLOW PRICES.' Remember, no old merchandise, at the i&ED  TICKET SLAUGHTER SALE.  NEW GOODS  7' AT BARGAIN PRICES.  IST* Look out for our liaudbills with full  particulars.  r  Simon Leiser&Co., Ltd i 1  oity council  For Every Home  t        '  ���������By purchasing an���������  Edison : Phonograph  1000 Records in Stook  for you to choose from.  GEM PHONOGRAPH ;.....,.... |i6 50  STANDARD PHONOGRAPH  32 50  HOME PHONOGRAPH  45 00  We sell the Phonograph and Records  the same price as they are sold all over  the world. We ar*0 sole agent* (orCum  berland and District. Records are sold  at f*Oq^each'        ��������� ^ J__ ������ASM ONLY  MAGNET  CASH j STORE   j ___  T.E. BATE,     - !���������   -   .Cumberland  ,  t  CDcheod's fieux Stot*e.  Wear������getting nicely settled in  our new premises and have put in a  fine line of  Latest  Style ;  1  In Hats,  In Clothing,  In Boots*Shoes  Tour^inspeotion invited.  J N ricLEOD,  Dunsmuir Avenne,  CUMBERLAND, B.C.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  4}  Slddall,   The   Tailot..  o  i*  it  ���������4  Has opened Business in McLeod's Store.  MEN'S LADIES and CHILDREN'S  BOOTS & SHOES  ���������*. ������  VARIOUS STYLES aud SIZES  Groceries  Sire Per Cent Discount oa General  Oroosries.- ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� 80 Daya.  Groceries  Special attention paid to the Quality of our Goods.  CAMPBELL BROS.,  Dunsmuir Ave.  f  \m  [OE  X0E91  ^  THE CLOSING OUT SALE  COMMENCES  SATURDAY, JUNE   13th  NOTHING RESERVED  EVERYTHING MUST GO  UftRY  m  SATURDAY MORNING  AT ��������� O'CLOCK A. M.  J. McPHEE & SONS.  Dunsmuir Katem Cumbttlajjd, B. C  ss=30Eic=ao  The regular meeting of tire City  Council was hold Monday evening  Juno 22nd there being present:  Airmen Bate, Horwood Campbell and McDonald, Iu the absence of Mayor Willard Alderman  Bate presided.  Accounts:--C. H. Tarbell $3,  Waterwoiks $9,25, Noil Mc  Lood 368.00, Referred to Finance  Committee.  Communication from Canadian  Manufacturer's journal soliciting  subscriptions; read nnd filed.  Alderman Horwood chairman  of Board of "Works, asked that  sewers be flushed,  On motion of Alderman Mc  Donald, seconded hy Alderman  Horwood, the City Clerk was ul-  reetod to cominuuicato with Mr.  Henderson w������ drain to soo wliut  tho Dominion Oovornmout aro  going to do in tho matter.  A deputation consisting of representative citizens, to havo night  watchman appointed for tho City  Constable Wilson was Instructed  to act until a permanent man be  selected.  A Committee consisting of  Alderman MeLeod and It, Grant  M, P, P. "'oroHpj������M'\t'������H to *($\\o\t  bnhmtythdi&do pay for cmm\  The Oity Clerk was instructed  to interviow the Wellington Colliery Co. to see if they would sub-  ���������i     i     r      1 ,..,,,. t   t i ,.   it.  tcdou \m> i������i������*J i*J M^ u%rh"' ;'-������v"'"  man,  Thoro being no further businoss  tbe council adjourned,  FIUE FIEND AGAIN,  A fire early yesterday morning,  nearly, if riot'coinpletelytlwtroyed  the Btable in rear ot Mr. Jno, Mc*  Leod's Stroe.   Mr. Neil McLeod's {m(\ wero as follows:  LAID AT REST.  * ���������������������������' .  The remains of tbo late It. W.  Cumeran were laid at rest in the  Cumbortand Cemetery, on last  WeJnesday. Tbe furteral was  largely attended by friends and  relatives. '-' The following, gentlo-  moii acted as pall bearers: Messrs  T; and L. Piket, A". Pickard, W..  J_cLea������i R. Grant Jr. and Qltaas  Grant. , ���������*'.",:  Tbe floral tribntes* ware nwny,  valuable mare was burned, also, a  sleigh and a brand new set of bar.  nous. Tho usual promptness of  of the fi e bii jade proven'oi  wliat might'have boon a very serious conflagration.  Those early morning fircB in  that vicinity seem to bo mysterious alTairs.  v Some time ngo we mentioned  about tho efficient tiro department  and how groatful wo should fool  towards our fire boys on account  of the many * times they have  saved tho town from the ravages  of fire, Once more wo should fed  a deep sense of gratitude towards  them for keeping tbu liro from  spreading on Mouday morning.  We considor that something tnoro  substantial than thanks should be  tendered tho fire fighter* for tbelr  very valuable services to the community.  Dr. McPheo reports tlut tho re  mains of a human being supposed  to be that of. Charles F. Yoatnmn  lias been found by prospectors at  rtlltilUVil      Hid!.       tit      ItluCHWu-  C4.i*j|t ha* btftMi made )et Mi.  Yentman was lost in tbat vicinity  some four years ago, Tl e Ur.  made a record trip to the camp of  tbu international limber Coy of  Campbell river, having driven the  entire distance in throe hours and  twenty-eight minutes,  J  Chicago, Jnno 20th.���������Win, II.  Tnft wa* nominated for president  hy the Republican convention today. Ilis nomination was assured  before tha taking of the first ballot.  ��������� ���������* i ���������   *Mr. Alt.  OaWnger rml������ oyer  the tooA to - ^anslmo mi Sunday  morning, to attand the marriage  j of a frfoftd of MM* that City,  Mrs. J. U, I'iket opened up her  new Candy ant, Ja* Creum Parlors  in Cumberland, on June 18th, and  efer since that time has done a  good boaiueaa.lt yon wish anything  in Candy, lea Cream, Fmlt or a  *.{������*> cup of Tea ������������v Cuff***, call iu  and gira tbe New Store a trial and  be convinced. Ait Kinds of Fresh  Fruits In Feason; aim CMmt  hran*l������ nf Tobawo snd VApur*.  Wreaths���������Mr. and Mrs, Harry  Creech, Mayor and Mrs, Willard/  Cumberland Hive, L. 0. T. M.  Mr. nud Mrs. T. Bickle, Mr. and  Mrs L. Mouuce, Lona and Ethel  Cossford, Mr. and Mrs, T, H.  Carey, Mr. and Mrs. It. Cessford,  Mr, and Mrs. D. P. McDonald and  family, Mr. and Mrs 0. Hooper,  Union Bay, Mr. and Mrs, Dave  Walker, Mr. and .Mrs. T. Piket,  Mr, and. Mrs. Thos, Bennett,  Mr. I). Nellist, Mr. and Mrs. J.  Ilrydon, Mr.and Mrs. A.Bradley,  Mr, and Mrs. W. Hudson, Mr.  and Mrs. A, Maiwell, Mr, and  Mrs. C. Sogravo, Mr. and Mrs,  J, Mattbows, Mr., and Mrs. D.  Stownrt, Mr. and Mrs, M, Morgan, iMr, and Mrs", N. McFadyen,  Mr. and Mrs, K. Murdock,  Mr. and Mrs. R, Grant, Jr, Mr.  and Mr*. II, McClnsky, Comox;  Mr. and Mrs. G. McDonald and  family; Comox, Mr. andMrsJGray,  Crosnus���������Mrs, J, Iloblnioit,  Mr. and Mrs. J. Cooke, Mr. nud  Mrs, J, Furbow, Mr. and Mrs,  It, Wilson, Master Lester Drew,  Udcr. !������:\y; Mr. and Mrs. IV*.  D.wU,"'M/. uud Mj*b. Jahj*.^  titewart, Mrs. Pikwt, \\lr. and Mrs,  J, Kohloy, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas  Iludaou, Union   Kay; Mr,  aud  MfB.  A,   SwHIUtvi|i������>, ii������. Atbd Mia.  Mellado, MisaNtuh, Mrs.Turnlmll,  Mr. and Mrs. J. Frame, Mr, and  Mrs. C Whyte Miss, Thiede, Mr.  and Mrs. F. Norwood,  Sprays���������Mrs. J. L. Roc,Misses  Smith, and Strang, Miss Cloda  Draw, Mr, T, ������, list*, snd family  Mr. and Mrs, L Nnnns, Mis*  Mouuce, Mr, snd Mrs, D, It, McDonald, Mr, ami Mrs.G, Clinton,  Mr, nnd Ww, R, H, R*y, Mr, and  Mra, J, JlairJ,  Itou'ju-U ���������Mr. aiH. Mm. J.  Webster, M*\ tnd Mrs.  Y.  Pat-  >9999*99999999)  Anthony Mr. W. Wilson Mr. A.  Pickard, Mr. and Mrs. T. Hag.  gart and family; Mrs. G. McLean,  Mr; J; McNeil, Union Bay; Master Ivan Wilson, Mr. and Mrs,  D. Daniels,  . Tbe funeral Services were con.  ducted at the house..by the- Rev.  .D.'McGillivray, and also at tho  gravo. '  ;    CARD OF THANKS.  $o the kind frionds and .neighbors*'  who 60 willingly assistod us dur-  ing.tho siukuoss and death of our  son wo wish to express our heart.  felt thanks, also to thoso sending  flowers.  Mr. <ji)d. Mrs. A. Cameron.  ��������� BURNETT -SYLVIA.  " A very pretty homo wedding  took place at the residence of Mr.  and Mrs, S. F, Dobson, .10-10 3rd.  Ave, West on Wednesdaj 8.80 p.  m. when thoir niucu Miss Su������io E.  Sylvia of Kvorctt Washington;  was united lu marriage to Mr, P,  Burnt)I, formerly of Comox but  now of Vancouver B. C. Rov. P,  II. McKsveu of the Fairview Bab-  list Chumh ofiiclating.  The bride wbo wns. given away  by her nnele wns very becomingly  gowned in chnmpngne silk ovil-  enne trimmed wild Inee and carried a bouquet ol creum bridal ro*  sen and maiden bttir fern. Sho  wsi supported by her sister Miss  Ada Sylvia, wbo was tastefully  dressed in champngno muslin and  wore a beautiful pendaut, a gift  ef the groom.   Mr, A. II. West-  4t.ji|/ u������ k.ii*i,t,.ti-������, <r,mm 'oval MAU,  A iiuiui'ci ol frieudit v\ure present  and after the ooremony partook  of light refreshment. Mr. and  Mrs, Bomett nftenvards ^loft for  homo WI Oth, Avonuo WwtMt,  Pleasant followud by the good  wishes of those present. Tbo  bride was the recipient of many  handsome and costly presents.   e> -.  TKNDRHS will be received  tip to the ist of July.08 for the  following work ou the Cumber-  and Public School, painting and  kalsomining two rooms, cleaning  and repairing gtitiers and watet  drainage 'll ���������������t't repairing school  fence, and ri'^Mtring plauofm ia  front of school. ������S������'perflfe Ten*  tier* ou thi������ work preferred. For  tlit* aj-pjj    to J. ������tCWftftf  , ,.      ������,.     .....    #.     .    ..    |p.itt;<'nUr������ ajiph   to J THE NEWS,  CUMBERLAND, BBITIgH COLUMBIA  Tiie Cumberland News  Issued Every  Tuesday by the  Comox  &   Comber land  Publishing Company.  TUESDAY. JUNE 23, 1908.  Syaopaio  Canadian   Homestead  Regulations.  Any,svailnb!e Domiuion Landa within  .; tlw Railway Holt in Britifth Columbia,  turtybo iicju'juteadcJ by any person who  ii: tha sole bead of n family, or nny male  oror it! yeara o������ age, to the extent of one  quarter section of 160 aores. more or lorn,  .Entry nustbemcdeparsonallyat the  local laud oflk-o for tue district iu which  the land is situate. Entry by proxy  may, however, be made on certain cou-  ditions by the father, mother,eon, daugh  ter b-other or Bister of and intending  iiOin'.si,ttad������r.  The homesteader is required to perform  the   conditions   connected    therewith  v. under one'of tlo following plans;  (1) At least eix months' residence upon  flivlonl-h-atioB of the land in each year  fjr ihrfi. years.  (2) If the father (or mother, if the  father is deceased), of the homesteader  ropidtm upon a farm in th* vicinity of the  haid entered for, tho j-cvuiromenti as to  i'esiuon--.e m;*y be satisfied by such person  s'c-*u,Hng with the father or mother.  !;>) If tlw Sottler has hia permanent re-  -itiunce up**n farming land  owned by  iiim iu tbe vicinity of his homestead, the  i- quireu-.euts us to rosidence may be sit-  , i.fis-d by rem'..fence upon tha said land.  Sis: months'notice in   writing should  bo given to the Commissioner of Dominion Lands nt Ottawa of intention to apply for patent.  Coat,.���������Coal  mining   rights may   be  <^>  [Continued]  ~IeWed"fW"a~period-of--few en ty-one-years  at an annual rental ot $1 per acre,    Not  more than 2,060 acre* shall be leased to  o:ie individual or company.   A royalty  at the rato of fire cents per ton shall be  collected on tho merchantable coal mined  W.W.OOBY.  Deputy of the Minister of the Interior  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of thi*  t dvorti-i'ii.ait will uot bo paid tor.  SUGAR A3 FOOD.  U*ed With Dliorlmlnatlon, It la aa AM '.  to Good Health,      '.j '  ���������There Is a prejudice again** augar ,  which Is not justified by physiological  rennonlng," saya tho Loudon Lancet     I  "Su#u* Ih oue of the most powerful  foods which we pot-mew, as lt la tbe  clicuix.--.it or ot nny rat* one of tba  chon-mst. In muscular labor no food  appears to be able to give tlw casta  liowoi's of endurance ae angar, and  cocumi'atlve prnotlcot experiment*  imvi.) KtioNvn without the least doubt  thot tlie linpft physical worker, tlie  uthioto or the soldier on tho march la  much more equal to tho physical strata  nlwcui upon hbn when ho has had lo-  eluded In bla dipt a liberal allowance  of ���������siijf.ir than whon sugar Is denied ta  hlm,  "Troplilon, prison and cups bave un*  don Welly been woti on a diet In which  miciir was intentionally a notablo con-  Ntltueiit, it bun even boon sold that  Kiigar may decide n buttle and tbat  jam after ull hi soiuuthliiff more than a  mere Hwotmeot to tlio soldier. The  fact (lint hu������ar Is a powerful 'muscle  rood' ikvoiiui* probably for tbe dl*fa������  %������������������������ into which it falls, for a comparatively Hinnll quantity ������mounts to aa  own. nnd oscom In always Inimical  (n tin* easy working ot tbe dlfettlrt  pI'CC'I'iHI'g,  "Su^'i* t-mtlntosi It Is a concentrated  fowl. Whoro augur does harm, there*  foio, it Is Invariably dn* to eiceM.  Tui:i>n in amall qutntftlM and dlstritM  uii.) <iv*>r tbo dully food Intakes, sugar  t'oiiiribiiiDfi noitt usefully In health to  !" mipiily of energy nmulrad by tha  .���������'������������������ly.  "Ail it If a curious fact that tbt  mnn who pmi'llcolly abstain* from  K'lwir <*r mince* hi* dist to on* almost  ' i' I'r.ini carbohydrate in favor of  o'nioin food*, auoh ss meat otteA  hIihwm i.'ubio mtwciilar energy aad M  luiiiiTci'iMit onpadty forpbyskol ������s<ta������  imco."  'V;iy sond away for your print-  ini', wlion you can get it dono  riirlit Inro in your own town,  ���������J mt uh trood antl just us eJiettu as  tu Nut timo, Victoria, or Vanoouv.  *������i*. Our |������lant is equipped with  tli", lutiwt frtoos of Typo, and your  ...',������������������ -Ji.'iJJ I'ooolva prompt niton-  tion-���������no matter how small.  INSURANCE.  Firo    and    Life  For Hig Reduction! for  Fire ItiMirancc ������all Mi. get  rates before insuring,  Weiley Willard  AteiitfortiirRoyai  ot .,ivei,j������������ol,  j  >���������< ?<���������������������������������* ������������������������������������fr ������������������������������������������������  \ytut. the yeliee. {Otr ;e**inte it I'd  known more about tbe business I could  have told lt by the weight, but I'd  Dover seen a picco of gold fresh off  tt������ farm before to my lite. I hadn't  the slightest Idea what tt looked like,  and;!; learned afterward It all looks  'different Some of It shines up yeller  In the start, some of if s red, and some  Is like our< coated block with Iron  crast  "So I looked at Ag, and Ag looked  at me, neither one of us believing  anything at all tar nwhile. I simply  cooidnt got hold of the thing���������I ain't  'yet for that matter, I expect to wake  np and.find it a pipe dream, and ln  some ways I wouldn't mind If It was.  I never was eo completely two mien oa  I was on that occasion. One of 'em  was bopping around and, hollering  with Ag. yelling 'Hoorayr and tho  other didn't,take much Interest in the  proceedings at all. And It wasn't until  I thought, 'Now I can pay that cusa-  'ed coyote of a stage driver what I  owe html' that I got any good out of  'it That brought it home to me. "When  Lspoke to Ag about paying tho driver,  he says, That so.' Tben he takes a  quick look around, 'We can pay him  in full, too, old horeer ho hollers, and  thero was a most joyful smile on his  face.* *���������������������������'���������-���������"���������,::'-  " 'Bed,' saya he, -don't you know this  b tho ouly ford on the river for���������1  dont know how manyv miles���������perhaps  the whole length of her?''  ���������"Well.' Pays I. -������������������',-  j^Our little placer dalm,' says Aggy;  ��������� alowly,   rnl5blng~bis���������handa-togeftherr?  '���������covers that ford, and by a Judicious  taking np of claims for various uncles  and brothers and friends of ours atona  J the creek on the lowlands we can fix  'It so they can't even bridge it.'  ���������   "'Do you mean they can't cross our  claim lf we eay they can't?  .   *"Snre thing!' says Aggy,  Thero'a  -you aud me and the law to aay "No"  to that. I wish I had a gun."  " 'You don't need any gun for that  akunk of a driver.'  '' 'Ot course not, but tbe_-e*li bo passengers, and there's no telling bow et-  clted tbem passengers will be when  they find they'vo got to go over the  hills ford hunting.'  "'A������ yon going to eend 'em ah  around, Agl'  ���������"Tbo whole bunch. Anybody coming back from tho diggings has gold  ln bla.clothes, bo It won't hurt 'em  none, aud I propose to givo that stage  lino an advertising that won't do Jt b  Mt of good. Come along; Bed. Lot's  see that let that has the Bhuck up  the river. Wo need something to eat,  and maybe he's got a gun. If bo's a  decent feller, we'll let him In on a  'claim. Never mind about tho bole.  It won't run away, nnd thero* nobody  to touch anything.  Como oa'  "So wo weot up the river. Tl������  man's name was White, and he was a  whlto man by nature too,, ��������� Ho fed us  well and waa Just aa hot as us when  we told htm about tbo stage driver's  trick. Then we told blm about tb*  'find and lot blm in.  " 'Now,' saya Aggy, 'have you got a  itanf  'I bars that,' says tbe man. 'My  dad used to be a duck huntor on Chesapeake bay. Whon you say "gun" I'll  ���������show you a gun.' Ho dove In under  bis bonk and fotchod out what I should  say was a No. 1 bora shotgun, witb  barrels six foot long.  "'Gentlemen,' says ho, holding tba  goo up and patting It lovingly, 'If you  ram a quarter |K>und of powder lu  each oue of thorn Imrmls nud n handful of buokahot on tup nt tbnt you'vo  got an argument thnt couldu't bo uiwot  by tbo supremo court. I'll giiaruntod  thut when you point Iht anywheres  wltlilu ten foot of 11 limn nut over a  hundred yards nwny nud lot her do hor  duty, all tbo talent thnt that tuu'n'a  famWy could employ couldn't gather  Mtousth of him to nwgniiM* blm by,  and you won't bo In bml moi-u'ii loug  enough to beat a busted Hhoulder.'  " "I hojie it ain't goliitf to tw my painful lino of performance to pull Uio  tilggor,' aaya Agg}'. 'I think tlio Night  of hor would have weight with most  people,   When'* tha stngo duo IntckT  "'Pay aftrr towowrtu* ulionf nrum.'  " ���������n'hnt alvm m Mn ot timo tu atnko  and to wilt claims that citu't *bow  ouui*o thoir own boIvuh,' auya Aggy, 'I  tiiluk we're all right/  Tlio next day wo worked llko tbe  old Harry, Wt had everything n������ed  <Ht tl^l.1 by a.'cbtfall. und tin-1-n ���������������������������  aotblug to do but dig and wait  "Curious foils we nil or*,' nln't w������-l  1 should have said my own self thnt if  I'd found gold by tbo bucketful, I'd lie  more Intoreeted la Umt llinn I would  lw hi getting even with a unit tlmi bad  dene me dirt bnt tt waan't no. Per-  bsps It war because I hadn't paid  ���������mnch attention to money nil my life,  and I had paid the atrteto������t attention  to tba way otber people med me, living e/here tbnroH ao few folks account* for tbat, I aoppoaa  "(letting even oa our eetotraed  frieud, the.stage drleer. w*i right tti  your Uncle Iteddy** line, ami .Iguy and  our iww psrd, WbJtt, nemtd to take  kindly to ft; alaa  "It ever you saw thn������o fn<^ niled  with Innocent gtoe, It *w*������ wb������u w������  heard the wheel* of U,at atnge comlug  -���������hy, tbe nl|bt b*fdr< I was wok*  Up'ay someooay-iangning. -rneie wiiui  Aggy sound asleep, sitting ap bagging  blmaelf In ttm meeobght  '���������'Oh, myl 6b. myr says be. 'Wn  tbe only ford for 4,000 mUesr  HWe planted a sign In tbe middle of  tbe road with this wording on It to big  letters, mode with the black end of n  stick:  -���������  .-* NOTICBl  This and adjoining claim* are th������ property of AiSamoinnoii CL louta. Ked Man-  <Jcrs, John Homy WWU. et at.  Treapaaalng tlone at your: mam ttak  Ownen will not be responsible tor tho  remain*. .'-������������������.  "There .was a stretch of about ������ mile  nn the level before us. When the itigc  >*������ne In plain algbt Aggy proceed* to  load np Ohl Moral Suasion,' a* _4  called her, *o that the folks cotUd see  there was no attempt at dectpUoa.  They come pretty fairly slow; alitor  that At fifty yards, Aghollere^Ha.tf  Tbe team eat right down on their  tails.  "'Now, Mr. Sulck'umfrlfcB,' say? Aggy, 'yoo that drives, I mean, come here  and read tbts little sign.'  ���������"Suppose I don't'/* says tbe feller,  trying to be smart before the paaeca-  gers.*  - " 'If s a horrible suppoelUoo,' aaya  Aggy, 'and the innocent will have to  suffer with tbe guilty.' Then he cocks  the gun.        -,'_. ;.;.V ';:.,;���������     ,..'*������������������ .;,"'���������:'..'.  "'God sakest Dont shoot!'yells one  of the passengers. 'Man, you ought to  bave more sense than to try and pick  him out of a crowd with a shotgun!  Get down there, you fool, and moke tt  quickr  "Bo tbe driver walked our way and  read. Be never said a word. I reckon be realized it was tbe only ford  -   "Around tfon gor Ha holtere,  for 4,000 miles, more or tan, as Aggy  bad remarked,   There be stood, witb  his mouth and eyes wide open.  "Td like to have yon otber gentle*  men come up and see our first cleanup,  so you won't think we're running in a  windy,' says Aggy. Tbey wanted to  see bad, as yon can Imagine, and when  thoy did see about Of teen pounds of  gold lu tbo bottonv of my old hat tbey  talked like people tbat hadn't bad a  Christian bringing up,  " 'Oh, Lordf groans one man. 'Brig*  ham Young and ull the prophets of  tbe Mormon religion! Tbla is my  tenth trip over thla line, and me and  Peto Hendricks played n game of  seven up right on the apot where that  gent bit ber not over a month ago,  whon tb* stago broke down! Some*  body just make a guess at the way t  feel nnd give mo ono small drink.'  And ho put his hnnd to bla bend.  'Say, boy.,' ho goes on, 'you don't want  tbo whole blamed crook, do you? Let  us tor  "���������How's that, fellowr says Ag to  mo and Whlto. Wo sold we was agree*  able.  " 'All right, lu you comer says Aggy.  Tboro nln't no hog about our Arm.  But as for you,' says bo, walking on  bto tiptoes op to tho driver-������as for you,  yoo cockeyed wbr-lp, around you gol  Around you got* lie boilers, jamming  tbo end of Moral Suasion Into th* drlv*  er** trap. 'Ob, aud won't you go  round, though!' says ha 'Listen to  mo, now: If any ouo of your ancestors  for twonty-four generations bad over  done anything a* decent na robbing a  hencoop it wonld hnve conferred a  kind of dogroo of nobility upon blm. It  wouldn't bo possible to find an ornrter  euas than yon If 11 mnn raked all belt  with a flao tosthod comb. Now, yon  stare coated, mnngy, bsndy legged,  mlabogotton, outlaw coyote, fly-nyf  whoops Aggy, jumping tour foot In tbe  air, 'before I sqntrt enough lead Into  yonr ayiitorn to make It a paying job  to melt yon downr  'The stagu driver nvkxl accord Jug to  orders. Three wldo stops and be was  In tho wagon, and wltb ono *ereecb  like a p'lwnwl boljent he fairly lifted  the enyimo* over the first ridge. No*  liftdy never miw Mm any more, and n*  bodr wanted to.  "Ko that's tbo way I hit my stake,  ���������on, just ns I'd 111 wny* *speet*d-by  not knowing what I was doing aay  part of tb* tlme-and now, there  come* my Iron bom* coogblng np tbe  twckl I'll write you sure, boy, nnd you  let old Redily know what** going 00-  sikd oa ymir lift* don't' forget to give  lit to (lie iniU *-i**,il:(!it why I snci������k*4  off 00 tlu* <i<ii-''.' i'\e got tea yeara  elder hi ������.*<��������� i-tit alt montha. Watt,  hrre *>a g.> *>nl*i- twit, ani fr���������4 jf  t altogether -ninit to neither. T������  lato to argue iH**u It   By-by, son."  tJHAUBK IV.  18* M.srm; sat oa bar IIHU  rinut ftorrh, faring the setting  ������un.  Arroas tbe mail now an*  kle deep In June dust, waa tbu  ol   tb*   Peters   place-bee*  Union  Hotel  SA.:k<CT7EE_," C     3_>_flu"VlS������ "   T'stoxneasx.  Englith 4 * BURTON always on tap alto, the famous MILWAUKEE  BEERS-Anhwser, Bohemian, Schlltt, ko. ���������< OLD GREY BEARD "  SCOTCH WHISKY, Beat Wine* and Liquor* of all kind*.  Th* Boarding and Lodgiag Department, under the itnmedUte sapenntendeaoe of Mn  Davis, will batoaid First das* ia tvery resp*������t.  BATB8,  * ��������� ��������� ���������  at 00 per day upwards.  WALL PAPER  colorings Wide ���������*  lNCWSTYLES.  New'  AS in DECORATION   .  &  The only thing not high-clui* abont our magaifloeat    collection ts ^  the price.   To see costs agthiog; to have it costs little.   Borders %,  \ tsme price per roll ss huging.   A COMPLETE LINE if F17RNI- *>  TURE and HOUSE FURNISHINGS, BEDS and   BEDDING, .,?  LINOLEUMS sudCARRET SQUARES. S  i-SSaSsS? * J- a coixras, I  ���������������...-.��������� ���������     ���������  J**'***??**********?***'! V***-***^***^*?***^***  Kspimalt ft Nanaimo Ry  BEER  The drink of strong men and healthy women.  UnionBreweryBeer  Drink  U. B. C. Bohemian  The UNION BREWING Co., Nanaimo B. C  Whenln Courtenay *Stay  ���������^he-Gou Ft������nay_=H.oteI,  Kvery convenience for guests.  TheCential Hot-l for Sportsmen  None but the Best of Wines and  Liquors  at the lla'r.  RATES REASONABLE  Ji. JU-J.' .11,1 J-JJll '  John Johnston,    Pro.  'D.Hunden  -AND   c  H  O  I  C  E  S  T  in season at  D. HUN DEN'S  ���������H-l H-H 1-H 11IH1H I Itb  STAR'  Stable  Hayman & Maxwell. %  Proprietors.  ���������IKAMSTEUS. and DRAYMEN  'SfNULE and DOODLE RK,.S-"  ,Kor HIRE, ALL ORDERS J'  iVROMFTLY   ATTENDED  TO I  3rd St, CiiDjljerla] d f  "t'l"l'i"l''l"i,t"t-i<'t"li"l"i"l"l"t-i'*t,  BAKHBS  ORHJA ll, Oiikop   .t.c'. I'if" <!��������� ii\v  ed iluil} tn any j*.m **:  < \',s.  m'1 *TO - lirvwh*  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRBT-UI.AHH  CANDY, PRUITH,  OWARH A TOBAtJcOfc  r.OLLEIATE   SCHOOi  FOR BOYS  L  ��������� nolaurcl8,       Belcher  treat  VUtorla B. C.  I Iron and ViilUr, '���������  i'HKIOHD BI8U0P 09 COLUMBIA,  CVH TARBELL  HIGH GRADE STOVES  And fill KITCHEN I UTENSILS  Sportsmens Goods  nnd  General Hardware  When in Oumfcerlana  STAY AV THE,,.   VENDOME*  ������*     Al,I, CoNVKNIKKdl'M   KOU   OtHW'I'M'  nihil.*,!' iv Siir������������uxi������ wiru  Best Liquors and Clears  J. K. ba.vnkumAn.  *���������.**>:', i\ 9m*,\mmniimnm*  Ilssil Ws.l.r  J.W. LAINO, KSQ���������   M. A.,   OXFORD  Aui������t*d hy thrti Grtdustf* of th* R**e|>  nlwd Uslieuilici 11 Urv.ni lirustu sua IJsu.  td*.  mieitnlo Utiat let bosrdsrs.  Property eeeslst* of Ait ttm with spMl-  i*a< * ideal Ull.liits, .itsniiv* rtorsstla  founds, ty mt * 1 imta, V,idt\ eoryt at$*b.  *������������������!���������  APPLY TO HKAt> KA8TER.  P, PHILLIPS HARBISON  Barrlftter* ond Solicitcr  ���������nd  Notary PtiHHo  Gqnvmtyanmjlng  telBrlaiKl    B. 0.  NEW YORK  CLIPPER  ItTMttRIATItT  THEATRICAL I SHOW PAPER  IN THI WORLD.  HWPwYur,   JlitHCofMOCtt  mvtb ffJWKLT,  Sampi.1 Copy Frii.  ��������� *mmmm,to.tm  s. s. -Oity of Nanaimo.'  vtctossijj.���������coi_:o_b:     rotttb  Sail from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a. tn for*  Nanaimo, calling .*i Crofton Kuper.  and Thetis Islands wheng freight or  passen-jera offer.  Leaves Nanaimo Wednsday, 7 a. m.,  for Union Bay Comox and; way porta  Leaves Comox Thursday 7 a. m., for  Union Bay Nanaimo and way ports.  Leaves Nanaimo   Friday, 7 a. m., Ut  Union Bay Ccmox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Saturday,    7' a.ra.,   for  N.tnaimo and way perts. .  SVils from Nanaimo Saturday 1 p.m,,.for  Victoria. -   '  VANCOUVER - NAJiAUfO - LADY^  <9M1TH   BOUTB.  S. S.     "JOAN."  Sails irom   Vancouver  for   Nana nib  daily, except Sundays, al   30 p.m.  S.iils from   Nar.ain.o   for   Van ouvei  duly, excep; Sundays, at 7 it.m.  VANCOUVER-NANAIMO - CO   OX  UNION.  "8. 8. Queen City" (O.P.B.)  Leave* Vsccourcr, Sunday, 7 ptu. Ar  rives a. Nansuno, Sunday, J1 p. m.  Le:v������s Ksnsimo Monday, 3 a. m. Arrives at Union, Aloj.u������y, 11 i. m. Arrive  st Comox, Mti.dsy, 1 j^ m. ,  Leave Comox, Mondsy, 7 p. m. Arrive  st Union, Monday, 8 p.m.   LssvjJ^ionj^TuewUy, 5 ������. m.   Arrive  st Nsusiino, Tuesds y,"������ 1 IMaTxa.     ""  Leave* Nsnaiwo, Tuwlay, at 1 p. ia.  Arrive at Vancouver, Tu������.daj, at 5 p m.  0������lli>jg at W������v Torts v������hen fseight slid  P������������i,������nuers ofler.  TIMB TABLE  EFFECT! VE  October  ln(, 1907  1  NORTH BOUND-l.eail  I c:*an  Faasengei  Train*  Daily  Sunday  Stutiom,  Nu. 1  Wert.  -  S4t,  Ne. S  ���������/iuiiris,  Dp. ll.OI)  De, IS 00  ltuue]*,  U.C4  ir.04  Shswtigsn,  10.17  10.IS  11  10.22  J(J;1-  Cobb)* Hill,  10.40  I0,|i0  Cuwiuhas,  10.48  16.41  Kukiilah,  10.53  10.47  Duncan'^,  11.00  ..  16.!'M  ���������Someioi,  11.07  17.10  Weill olme,  11.18  17.'.2  (Jhsmainos,  11 82  17 aa  Lailytmith,  11.57  17.85  South VVeliiagtoa,  12.18  18.10  Nsnaimo,  1U.3I)  .   18.30  Welliugtoa,  Ar 1-2.53  Arl8 4A  SOUTH BOUND-Reai  I Up.  No, 2  v No, 4  Victoria,  At, la.ca  18.CS  limit Is,  12,1)2  IK.61  ShawuigMt,  10 61  17 as  u  10.48  17,HO  Cobble Ui)),  10.40  17.i!2  tWi-bAr,  10.15  17,08  KeltiiLih,  10 01)  1703  UuaoaB'i,  10 OZ  10,58  ,S<iii,(.t>oi*,  0 47  10 43  VVuKtliulme,  0 37  16 32  ChtmaiHus,  9:5  10,22  Lidymnih,  Dt, 0,00  Dr, 16, ������8  Ar. 8.60  Ar. 11,48  South Wrllii.gtoi),  8.V8  16.27  Nauauiio,  S.I6  10.15  Wtllli-Hton,  Du. 8,00  De, 16,00  t,i  1   1    ,   ,  ,  Tlicumind Mi'e and Cnmmtitiiiinn 'J'ic-  keis on t.'tle, k<io(I ov������i rail nnd ������lfi������i���������ci  'iti.,'B, iit iivo ,(r������l ������iit!.|utlf cents per mile.  ���������Special train* and steamers for Kxcur.  iiom, ond reduced ritei for parties miiy  be urrnnged foi on application to the  l)i������t, I'au. A������ent .it Victoria,  The Compnnv restivci the richt to  change witlumt previous notice, steiimen  ailing dutei and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from ami to  all Station*, Bond lor koii*jj journey Sal*  urdnyind Sundny, returning nut later  h.in Jlondsy.  4, \Y, TltOLT, 0*u. SBp. B C, Ooatt 8sr,  O, L, COUKTNEY, DUt Vth A la**.Ag,  eo viAiir  4*fMie������eniirnf stMHr  Tn������ot Mark*  Ditiaita  i-iMWj|*MHMImiim*  inUm |ieejt������ih������rsfi  te,U>t  tamWmem^ttmmTil^,  Khntiflc nmm������.  M*mm*sii  li  \faia  wte&t THE  NEWSf  CUMBERLAND, BRITISH  COLUMBIA:  .y  -tt  ft  ,*M  .  Mishaps That; Follow In  Wake of Operations.  OBJECTS LEFT IN THE BODY.  Kins; ol Scotch Whiskies.  The HUDSONS BAY CO  Sole Aarentsfor 8 C  TO THE.PUBLIC.  '. !We solicit your subscription to.  the Cumberland N������ws,.aweek  -ly_journal,_published_in_the_cit);  of Cumberland .and having a  substantial circulation through  various parts of liritish Columbia  This journal will contain in  formation aud uews concerning  the great Coniox agricultural dis  trict, and places of importance.  We also beg to draw your at  tentiou to the fact that we con-  duct one of the best equipped  jobbing plants on the Island, and  are prepared, at reasonable rates  to do first class printing of every  description, from a lady's visiting card, au up-to-date menu or  programme tb a mammoth poster.   Legal stationery a specially.  Mail orders will receive  prompt attention.  Yours very sincerely,  Comox & Cumbkiuanp.  Publishing Co.  OLD NEWSPAPERS FOR  SALE AT THE Nbws OFFIEC.  25 cunts pur HUNDRED.  JH '������������������������������������ A': ���������?' ��������� >: ",-A-U- f'-'Q'r *  ������������������ ,>���������>>-<  NOTIOB..  Riding on locomotives nnd rail  way euro ol. the Union flpl.liery  Company by any portion or per*  ibnn���������except rntn crow���������id strictly  prohibited. JCmpl.oyeeB rrv sub*  |ec te dismissal lor allowing lam-  By ordor  .,i   Khanois D. L1TTI.3  Manager.  P������l" I      ���������   II IPMIH -___*��������������� ��������������� I* ������**HPM������H^* ������������������ IHII'l���������������M*m IIMM__MaiH*--W ������������������  Get'your Job Printing  done at the News.  Vehicles, Implements,  Incubators, Etc., Etc.  .t,.t..T..f ..?���������.������������������" ���������'*  ' ������  '-  WWW". V'i"*' ������  Every Tool  For the  Farmer. '.  ���������J-Ueorded   C*m*   Show   That   Tube*.  ? CU'mp*, 8ponge*, Towel* and 8w������-  ���������or* Have Be*n Forgettan or Over*  -' looked Until Disclosed by Autopsy.  ** Accidents will happen In the bestrew  ���������>ulated of operations.   Foreign bodies,  ���������jsuch as forceps, sponges, towels and  [gauze pads, are more frequently left in  , the human body after operations than  ,iho public Is aware ot.  To be sure, the  .^number of, operations in  which this  happens Is small.    It occurs perhaps  Vpnce.or, twice lu the course of 2,000  operations.   Like an eruption of Vesuvius, however, It Is likely at any time  'and has marked the operations of aome  ;of the best known surgeons of this  .'city.  They say it may occur again notwithstanding the number of schemes  which have been devised, to prevent It,  ���������r  No oue knows the number of the_e  mishaps, as only'ln relatively few cases  is death followed by an autopsy.   The  announcement that "the operation-was  a success, but tho. patient died," may  cover n multitude of Bins of omission  aud commission ko far. as any one can  tell.   One may find In the flies !of the  ."Annals of Surgery" the reports' of 6e-  tween ISO aud '200 cases.In which 6b-  jectB used lu operations have, been left  in tbe body.    These objects Include  tubes, clamps, sponges,, towels,, forceps,  tkclssors and finger rings.    Usually fit  Is a piece of gauzo or a sponge that Is  left in the wound.   In 109 cases reported from Europe thirty-one sponges  and'thirty-three pieces of gyuze were  left ln wounds.   In forty-three eases  death resulted.   In the other Blxty-slx  cases the articles worked their way out  after remaining in the body for months  and sometimes years or were discovered nnd n, moved by operations performed to relievo the pain caused by the  movemeuts_of_theso objects.  l,-i"*M"."-j*'I,,I"I,*I*"I**I*  Prices   and  Quality  guaranteed  **!**i**!*\I,*."I,*I*"."I*'I*"I''  \  Walworth-Rolston Co.Ltd*  H. S. ROLSTONj   Managing Director.  Vanoouver, Be C.  See E. C, Emde, Agent, Cumberland, B. C.  The splendid Percheron stallion  "JUST   41734"  (Color, liny.   Weight, 1875.)  See   lfaatyrs  for Route to begin  APRIL, 8i*d, 1008.  IJ. Crawford, Courtenay.  Terms,    $38  Insurance  i  Paperhangers  . ,, ,������������������ and... Painters  Pfiees Reasonable.      Estimates Given.  B. C.  i  *  Pacific Coast Grown  Seeds, Plants, Trees,  for the Farm, Onrden, Lawn or  l Oowiarvntory  Raliublo, approved v������irletice, ut. ronton*  ���������We price*.  No  Horers, Nn Scale, No Fuml-  _ gation to damage Stock,  * "^ Ne windy tgnitn D annoy you,  Buy dtrtotand get trcai and seeds Ihnt  wiiiaitQW  ", '    ",: '��������� ��������� -f '    >  Pertllt-cra, Bee Sttpplel������,Spr������y  '?umpg, Spriyhig Material,'' Out  Flowers, etc*.  M. j. HENRY  Greenliou ca aud p. o. Ad.  drcae~901 j Wtttotliufer Read,  *fr������H������M''l''H',M''M"l"M'*l'^'M*'t*>H*  :| Cumberland Livery |  $ and feed Stable...  JOHN   BRYDEN  Proprietor  FIKST lCUS'S1" '  RIGS! OF j AU,  KINDS   ��������� ��������� Diinsnuiir Avenue  "CUMBKRLrAND,  B. C,  ���������' _, ._ _ _-^A*������j'tt_-  t*,-"..l"*^  Woo&'iffhonfaodiai,  Tha Great RatilUk flmeHu,  .. Tuno*iwdlnyliar*i������������tliowboIo  iknorvoui synem, nutlet* now  ���������^ijioodin oU V* na, VmrtaArrr  am IkbUitv, Me^nlen^Brnin Worry, Ik*  iteadtnev, m^tmWtak*tu.Ha\Utmtt, Sjitr-  nuxtorrtitta.onttRffrriinfAtiiuam' Kremr*.  rapotlmrjMf mx ((?{_. On* will mum*. t*i  wll euro, Sold by all dranuta.or umllwl in  Coofc'i Cotton Root Conpomd.  woman aan  Geo, Leighton of Courtenay haa  on hand n ffiio lino of buggioa,  wagoiia, and farming maclitotery.  Mr, Leighton ii agent foT McLaughlin Guar Bayglea. Those  dcMrotm of getting anything Jn  this lii.o ���������Imiilil two hi* atoc.k inlaw Imyliiir fUo.when*. 0"������rP'"  WghUm CyiiiUnity U. 0.  and In the first case to which I referred  I had trusted entirely to my assistant,  who assured me aU tho sponges were  accounted for. After the death of the  patient and on making an autopsy, yoa  can imagine my sorrow and chagrin in  finding-a small sponge ln tbe abdom-  iual cavity."  Even when the count does, not jtally  and it is evident tbat something la  missing, tbe accident whleh may coat  a life happens.  "It was a sponge about tbe aixe of a  email hen's egg, lost ln the abdominal  cavity, thanks tQ the assistance of. a  visiting Burgeon," aald one surgeon iu  reporting his experience. "A promine.it  operator from oue -of- the large eastern cities being present, I asked hlm  to assist me, as was then bo frequently  the custom. I did not feel at liberty to  speak to him quite aa I should have  dono to my usual^ilasrstaot.. Before  dosing * the iwotrad tbe^cl^omary  sponge count was called for and showed one misslngr. A. thorough search of  the room faijod to reveal it. I then  searched the cavity, as I thought, most  carefully. In the meantime every assistant���������and there were many, as was  then the custom���������expressed bla ��������� views,  and lt wus decided that tho missing  sponge was one which bad been dropped during the process of cleaning.  The incident wns recalled and seemed  confirmed by my vnln search of the  cavity. Peritonitis promptly followed,  not altogether unusual at that time,  and the postmortem four days later  revealed the sponge thoroughly concealed In the upper part of the cavity."  Not often, to be sure, but occasionally, the mistake is made of operating on  the wrong menilier. A ense is.reported  from'Canada which Illustrates this. It  was that of a diseased optic nerve. It  was feared that the dlscuso would be  communicated to tbo healthy nerve of  the other eye, and it was decided that  to obvlato this the diseased, nerve and  eye should be removed. The nature of  the malady was such that oue could  uot tell by .appearance-the diseased  from tho healthy eye. The patient, being under the influence of tbo anaesthetic, could not give any Information  on that point The healthy eyo was  taken out.  "Of course you would feel like shooting tbe surgeon," said tho. phy&ician  who told the Incident to a representative of the Tribune, "but there waa  jfniQunTrw ka$sau-et|  In oue case a surgeon lost hia seal  ring. It finally pushed Its wny to the  ,'eurface of tho body of" ia person" on  whom he had operated and was returned to its owner. Iu another a pair  of forceps circulated about the abdominal cavity of a "caBe" for four years  before being recovered. Pieces ot  gauze flvo feet long and a yard wide  havo been removed from persons on  Whom oi>eratlons had been performed.  It seems strange to the lajroau that  anything should be able to escape tbo  surgeon In such a small cavity as Is  liki-ly to be created in tbo body in the  course of au operation. Especially docs  It seem Impossible that any thins should  be lost lu view of the extreme care  taken to prevent it Mnuy surgeons  have worked out methods of procedure for operations with the Intention  of -'eliminating the possibility of tbo loss  of anything used. Uufortuuatoly even  these have novor proved Infallible.  The mowt usual mothod la to have ev-  eryllilnjt' counted by a nurse before  the opera tion begins. Before the wound  I* cloned each article is accounted for  by a recount Some surgeons havo bad  experiences which led thoni to triple  the number of porsons responsible for  the appliances, ench to cheek tbe counts  of nil tho othors. Other surgeous buvo  ths gauxo puds In packuges of half a  dozon or a dozen. Only one packago  Is opened at a time, and Its contents  must he nccounteil for bofore tho noxt  Is'opened, Tying tnpos to i>acb gnuzo,  pad or tnstriimont Inserted In a wound  Is another precaution, A prouiluout  Ilrooklyu aurgoon ilovised a chock system similar to thnt used by baggage-  lucu. A quantity of glass checks went  nu in bored, there Iwlug two of each  number, nnd to each sot of duplicates  wns attached a Utpa To ovory article  tired In tho operation one uf tbone  tupes with the cheek attnehod was f������s-  toui-d. Whenever, for Instimce. a |>loco  of gauso wiih taken from a basin tor  mho one of the checks was removed  ond. placed In tbo boalo, Before the  wound was stllchetl ������teh article rep*  rokfutedby liiotio detached checks bad  to be urt-oiintwl for.  NotwItliHtHiulliig such procnnttoiis, In  four recorUod canon large sponge* were  torn In half while tlio operation wits  In pixigruHN and one of I lie halves  placed In Iho wound ami lout tilght of,  When tlio count wns made there was  Ihe same numlcr of sponge* as at tlie  I I'glunlng of (ho operation. Tho inlss-  luif half whh forgotteu and tbe wound  doted.  A surgeon In dcHcrlblug oue of these  DiHImp* neytt  "A youug, Kuiwflu, asslHlud by on  oldor surgrom iwrfonnc.l the operation.  i i.c ACi.1 um- i.ilv u ������|>vi.fci' In m..',. ������..a  t-iiMted lv,\lf ������*f U In wlthmit ������nj*1in������ nnjr-  thing nltoxtt \t, Tho womnn died of  shack, rind tho nmnge was removed st  (lie i*OKtniorlciii cjomtnutlon, much to  (In* sutgeoiv's ������nn*rh������, us a count of  sitougM gnve iho mimlior with which  liti- <������|>*:(n<t\������u itnii ������*v.t ia i^uii."  Another way In whlib n ropntttWe  mrgoon mny lie niado Uie victim of  this kind of an uccldeut I* llluntrotod  In thU iiottlomcut, wade by an Aiutrt*  can practitioner:  "I have hnd two unfortunate experience* tIn rr'gurd to foreign 1-ot.fwi re*  mnlnlug In the abdominal cavity, ww  -vrtirrlng a tew years ago when urrin-2  tin? old fimhloowl uponges, the patient  dying fmin general peritonitis. One  occurred al-onl three years ego in which  s small muse *i������iige was left, (be pa-  tlmi! making a good recovery, bat on a  rr-ipTipsrBfice ������������f ibe iHfesne a jreer  *fl������������r tbe *rmnx<i wn* found on mirth**/*-  tion, 1 hi* I* nit ������<*���������< l������!**ii������ tu be rratet-  te*I I hrtf* nlwityn he-n tortnnnte h  t*ti'n-noo ta tom-ii* acd (tstruaient*.  nothing to guide the 6tirgeou."  Since then In such a case It.has become tho custom to Indicate the eye  to bo operated upon by an Identification  murk before the operation Is undertaken."���������New York Tribune.  IrVCfie. MwMtia Male H-Hthen and  1 Two Native Ladle*.  j Some of the traditional observances .  ���������in the polite society of other-lands at-  ford, In addition, .to amusement, con*  sldefable opposition to the free inter*  'copra, to which modern conditions  have accustomed as. ' Mrs. Speedy/  one of tbe first English ladles" to visit  -Kassala, gives* a good Instance'of this  In her "Wanderings In' tho Sudan"  when relating how she and her husband received their first callers. Tbelr  patroness.was nu Italian lady who had  long been & resident- of the city.  "In the morning,a rap came to tha  door," writes Mr& Speedy, "and on  opening It I saw madamo, with two  .Arab women, standing outside. She Inquired cautiously If Charlie were with*  in, and on my saying tbat he was sh*  made a sign to the two ladles, who  drew the thickly concealing shawl still  more closely over tbelr bidden faces  and moved off to ono side ln tbe pas*  sigii, turning their backs to the doorway.  "Sho then explained to me that tbey '  wero of very high rank nnd of a very-  strict sect and must on no account b*  seen by a strange man, especially not';  by one who was of another nation and ���������  an'infidel.   They��������� were, however,' very  anxious to see me and had come to dome that honor, and if Charlie would  not object to go below or into somo  other room for a few minutes they  would make tbelr visit very short  "I represented the state of tbe case,  and he at once consented to absent  himself, his only regret being that he  Bhould not have a chance to converse  with these ladles, ns there were many  things which he wished especially .to  know and which he was not likely td  have, any opportunity so good as the  present for ascertaining. In turn, I  representedvthis,side of the question  to niadame, iind after much hesitation  and whlspercji conversation lu the passage n compromise was effected.  : '-It wasu arranged that, completely  veiled,*" the ladies should enter tha  room, not venturing to turn tbelr bends  ln the direction of tbe masculine hea-.  then, and thnt ho should before they  entered turn his back to the direction  by'which they would come iu.  "This was all strictly curried out nnd  Jhus,_bn.ckJo___bn<_>_nnd__a_cojisiderabLo   distance npart nn edifying conversation  went on' for half nu hour, questions  being put In bland, im-uiring (ones and  dulcet replies given, which appeared to  be quite satisfactory to both parties." .  THE DUST IN THE AIR.  Without It the Heater the Sun Would  0* Unb*araU*.  The usefulness of dust Is proclaimed  by sdenco despite nil the housewives  of at) the ages. Dust Is part of the ma*  cljlnery that produces cloud.and rain.  It Is also a protection from tho arto.  Without It the sun's rays, would bo unbearable. Tbo reason that sunburn U  more easily acquired on tbe, mountains  than In tho lowlands Is snkl'td be probably because of the comparatively  duatloss air of tbo mountainous regions.   ' ��������� ,*".*'  A dusttess ntraoflpboro during rsln  woald mean o much.greater degree of  discomfort thnn rain ever brings.  Trees aud buildings would.bt dripping  With moisture, our clothing and tho  'exposed parts nf our bodies would be  constantly wet, umbrollns .would be  elassed as useless curios, and Instead  Of trylug to conquer tbe dust In tho  bouse wo should hero to face a much  greater enemy lu wot floors and drlrt-  iilug walls, tn every drop of rain and  n every partlclo of cloud tbsre Is a  Grtlclo of diiat A sample of air may  taken anywhere and the number of  Its dust particles accurately determined. Dust, too, produces tho, glorious  aunstt effects In tbo evening sky, thai  causing tbe faint obscurity wa call  twUI*Ut.  TwUllrbt Is always a roflcctod glory,  Ttv������ light comes from tbt sun, wblcb  boa iu tho meanwhile sunk below  tba boricoti. Tbe reflector ts nn ujijier  layer of dust Were tbt air perfectly  dustiest there wouid be* no twilight  Darkness would Inimtdlstely follow  tb* aunsot.-Riebaort.  Why Sllsnet R*l*jn*d.  "Durllnf," bt cried In tours of doep  ���������motion, "at Inst you art safely in my  arms nnd nothing shnll part ut more."  Tbe object of bis touching words nnd  patwlonato embrace madt no response,  but remained cold and silent Tear*  welled Into his eyes.  "Dearest," bo continued, "bow can 1  rrovt my lovef Is there no sacrtAct  can make for your sweet take, no  suffering I can tndurtr  Thla flnnl appeal wns Irresistible.  "Tbt beat thing yoo can do. my  *miin.M **M a miff rolee, *'|* tn eiwi*  along wltb mt." And a brutal pollc*  man uufastened blm from tbt lamp-  poat and, ltd blm silently awsy.-Lon*  don Scraps.  Th* Pome at Mytttry.  don't know about tbls particular que*,  tion." said tbt polltfdiu, "aud I bavtnt  tbt time I need lo read up nn It."  "Wtll," replied his wlft, "In that east  III (ell yon what I'd do. I'd look wttt  And |tt tome paiwr to tnnounct that  yen decline to be Interviewed".  Intrtt* and l|rt*ik  Tb* Old llan-Tbe eaaVnt way to |tt  lato aocltty It to marry for money.  Tbo Vmina Mnn���������auppone yon art to  ttttety and want tn tet w������t  Tbo Old Mao-Tben mam fer l^tt.  -Illoitrated Hits.  Th* Longest "Straight."  To the Buenos Aires and Pacific  railway belongs tho peculiar distinction  of. having on Its system the longest  straight stretch of railway lu tho  world. The length of tbls is 20%  miles, nnd It Is situated on the main'  line, between 158 and 363ft mtl'r* from  Buenos Aire*. Tbo straight was formerly broken hy reverse curves form-  tug a. dotour around \m\lo Sorlfl. The "  longer jwrtlon wns thnn 175 miles long  ond. wns oven then the world's record.  Tho ,lnko having, bowover, pracllcaliy  dried up, tho company suppressed tho  'curvcvnnd the cutoff was opened to  servj^o on Oct. 15, 1007, It Beems that  I when'the lino was set out ln tbt eov*  entles, bt which tluio the country wns  iIn the bands of tbo Indians, after leav*  Irig Junln, which was n military out-  ���������post hud the Inst point of contact with ,  the Buonos Aires civilisation, n counve  of nboutw.cut-northwest was set and tile  lino run straight acroBs the flat pampas  until It mot nnothor lino about sixty  miles long, which was pushed ont tut*  wnrd Irom the western tcrmlnun Villa  Morcedes, Thero wore no obstacles of  Importance to avoid, and hence tlie  phonomenal bon llne.���������Eiiglnetr,  CRYSTAL   GAZINQ' '  If You Went to Try It, Thi. Will Tell  You Hew to Prooeed,  Having antlrflod myself tbat soma  people really would too hallucinatory  pictures lu a glut* bull or la water, I  examined ths ethnological side of tha  question. I found hy studying works  of travel and anthropology that many  aavage and hnrlmrous races gat* Into  water, polished luisalt. rock crystal*,  and ao on, for the purposo of suing  distant, events, foreHecliig Ibe future,  dotectlng crlmluiils, nnd so forth. lt(  does not seem to uie crodlblt tbat so  many and so widely separated peoplea  should ugii'O with anrlfiit (iretlis and  the races of western Kiirope In staring  nway If they did nut seo hallucinate**  pictures. 8o I believe that otot veo������  pit do are thorn. Nor It. tbls fact no*  denied by protouiort of |>*;ehelOfy,    l  I bave never bron ablo to foreoeo  from chnraoter, couiptenlon, bsblt ot  nilud awl other Indications what pet-  aona would prove capable of descrying  even fancy pictures tu n glaaa bait,  Iho ���������bwt ganers of my aciiualntnnco,  tho** who lilt on plottirea wlncMental  Villi ���������ciu-il etvut* uukuuwa tw IAm-u*  or wltb the rirrrt 1.mmj*h1* of n rMn*  pnnlon, tire both of them not nnfamll*  lar wltb other curious tiparltneoi.  Hut I have tiled villi tht gltas ball  two or three other frttudt wbo baft  seen whnt are vulgarly cnlUd "ibo*t������"  )u tonunu-il Iiwim**, ami Ui ta* ataae  ball tbey can toe nothing, wbllt peopla  wbo never saw gltoHts do t*t "oMncV  dtuUI" pldurea In n uio** ball.  If nuy reader* care to mako expert*  nwota, tbey can begin by purchasing  a tHtll. or, of course, a glsM Jug of mm  let will do, or even a tea*p<wnful of  luk, In somt ease*, but both art Ineoa-j  vonlcnt n n*1 mny fpm ftaving ay* tbo  ball. It Is best to go alone Into a room,  tit down wtth the back to tbo Hgbtt  place tbt ball at a Jurt focut tn tba,  lap oo a data time er a dark place ol  cloth, try to ttetudt arfiNttona, t*M%  . ot onjililng yon pltttt ttajg ataee fee  fi\������ uituutv*. say. at tha haR. Vat !���������  ail. If after two or tone Mala *m  aee nothing In tlw* way of plcturat IM  tbe Iwll. j<������*������ will i������rolMh)y  teed.-AiMlrvw Lang. THE NEWS, cmtBERL^MD, BRITISH COLUMBIA;  <f ������������������������  ..WEDDING GIFTS..  ���������atMft���������  At Stoddart, the  Jeweler  You havo a L.arg������ Stook to Select From.  | Cut Glass, Sterling Silver \  ..are the right goods for wedding gifts..  LOCALS.  Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Harrison returned from Victoria, by Friday,a  boat.  Mrs. Waiter Whyto of Vaneou-  ver, arrived on Wednesday and is  the guest of her sister, Mrs. C. Mc  Donald.  Chns. Whyte returned home on  Wednesday,  Mrs. Baird and family arrived  from the .Old Couutry by Wednes-  day's boat.  .-   ��������� '"e < ,.<   ���������  T. Dwyer returned from Nanaimo, by Wednesdays boat.   ��������� ' ���������',  Bobby Thornpsou left for Nanaimo, by Thursdays boat.  " m ������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������  Mrs. J. Shaw roturned.io Nanaimo, Thursday.  -Tr-Eiket-returned-tolJDonman,,  Thursday.  Mr. and Mrs. Tally   JJoyce returned to Nanaimo,   Saturday, '  Mrs. II. Murdock left Saturday  morning on a visit to her daughter  at Den man Island.  Mr. F. D. Little who arrived  on Wednesday, loft by Saturday's boat for his homo in Victoria.  DIED.  On Saturday last the remains of  the lato Mr. Donald Campbell, of  Courtenay, were laid at rest in  the Presbyterian Church ceme-  tary Sandwick, Mr. Camplell was  father of Messrs Campbell Bros,  of this City. Tlie funeral wns  largely, attended.  .. Last Sunday, .waB*Decoration  Day for the Woodmen of the  World. There was a fair attendance, though not as good as prev  ions years. The Lodge was accompanied by the City Band whicn rendered some very appropriate music  The following graves wore decorated; L. Marocchi, Jno. L. Koe,s  grave at the English Church Cemetery Sand wick j and Alf E. Walkers grave at the Presbyterian  Church Cemetary. Decorating the  graves of the departed once a year  Thos.E.1  i Banks  | Funeral Direc-j  Itor  and   Em*|  balmer  i'  i  MiMMetittt���������������������������  i House RalaiiiK and Re*  [ Hewing ti Foundations  Carefully Attended to.  Cumberland,  B.C.  NOTICE iB hereby, givon that 30 days  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Lacda and Works  tor a lioenoe to prospect for coal and bth  troleum under the foreshore and under  the lands covered by water opposite the  foreshow ot Denman Island, Comox Diatriot, B. 0^ and described aa follows:���������  Oommenoing at a post planted' on the  south-west coast of Denman Island, adjoining B. Kawamnra's farm; thenoe  south 80 ohains; thenee east 80 chains;  thence north 70 chain*, more or leas, tc  high-Watermark; thenoe following the  sinuosities of the foreshore to point of  oommahcement; containing JB40 , acre*,  more or leea.  Dated Denman Island, B.C.,June 23, '08  R. KAWAMURA,  K. Koto, Agent  ���������'���������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������>������   ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA.  Capital. 83,900,000  RuaxttYr, $-,300,000  Assets,   $46,400,000  Deposits, 883,700,000  Monay Order*=  RaTes.  is a nice custom and helps to refresh them in our memory. The  Woodmen turn out every year to  decorate the graves of their deceas.  ed brothers.  Take noti.ee, that Henry A,  Dillon of Cumberland, B. O.' has  no authority to collect accounts,  or transact any business for or on  my behalf, or in my name.  P. Philmpi'8 Harrison.  Barrister-at-law Cumberland B.C.  Alf. Horne returned to  Bay on Thursday,  Union  mmmtMMMiwn  Summer inonths are BOVRIL  monilw. A cup of BQVRIL  with a biscuit gives all  necessary nutriment when  meat is not relished.  Try a little BOVRIL io your  canned meats.  |5and under*     ���������   v-     ���������  Over  |5 and not exceeding 810  Over $10 and not exceeding W0  Over 830 and not exet^diag $50  These Money Orders are payable witi  Sonic in Canada.  8 Cents  6 Cents  10 Cents  15 Cents  ut cost loony  Charterer!  Interest Added Four Times a Year in Savings Bank.  A.B.NETHERBY,  ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������<  Manager.  ��������� ��������� ���������������������������������������  m������������������ ������������������������<  mint, a  Driving parties are now adcys  getting very popular in Cumberland. ���������  NOTICB is hereby given that 30 days  after date I intend to apply to tbe Chief  Commissioner of Lands and works fur a  licence to prospeot for coal and petroleum under the foresito the foreshore of  Denman Island, Comox District, B. C.  and described a* follows:���������Commencing  at a post planted on the south-west cobbI  of Denman Island, adjoining S. Nakano's  farm; thence south 80 ohains; thence  east 80 ohains; thence north 45 chains,  more or lees, to high-water mark; thence  following the sinno-ities of the foreshore  to point ot commencement; containing  640 nores, more or less.' .  Dated, Denman Island, B.C., Jnne 23, '08  S.NAKAKO  K.Koxo, Agent  NOTICE is hex, py given that;80 day*  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Oommi sioner ot Lands and Works  for a lit-encA to prospect for coal and petroleum uuder the foreshore and under  the lai,da corei ed by water opposite, the  foreshore of Denmark Island, Comox District, B. C, and described as follows:���������  Commencing at a post plauted on, tbe  8outh-������est coast of Denman Island, adjoining 8. Nakano's farm; thence west  6)chaius; thence south80chains; thenoe  east 80 chains; thence north 70 chains,  more or lees, to high-water mark; thence  toHewmgTHew.nuSSties^fl-^fSra.liSre'  to point ot commencement; containing  640 nores, m. re or less. .;  Dated, Dtrnman Island, B.C.,June28/08  K.KOTO.  K. A1DA  Merchant  TAILOR  We are indebted to Mrs. H. 0.  Lucas, of Comox for a beautiful  bouquet of choice roses and flox,  received from her this week.  On next Sunday afternoon  there will be a National Service  held in tho Presbyteriaii Church,  Spoeial address and Music, Every-  hody invited to attond.  ���������'Cuddy" is having a jolly time  with his auto. Ho made a trip to  Cumberland on Sunday in it, nud  *m his way���������only hud to stop n'x  thn ��������������� on account of meeting  horr;o>i, with nil thin delay tho run  Wus made in 25 minutes,  Ax stated in taut walks i*i������n������ of  thu Nkwi, it wiih meiitiono-rl in  Ci'iirii'iiay item* that Mr. Uiqn-  linrt hud n\oM*d down his sawmill,  Thin U nut thn uasu as Mr. Urqu-  ha:*r has just bou'i iu and notified  u* lo tlit* contrary.  CARD OF THANKS.  I hereby take this opportunity  of thanking the Colonel Assurance  Company for there prompt payment of $800.00 (through their  agents: The Nanaimo Development Company, of Nanaimo) a  mount of insurance on my house  which got burned a short time  ago, May 18th. 1008.  H. O. McQuillan.  Mr. Qoo. Iioo of Union   Bay  is agent for  tho nbovu Company  and was tbe one that presented the  tho cheque to  Mi*. McQuillan.  ��������� '  A most successful dance was hold  in te Cumberland Mall on 1 ast Friday evening. Thero was a largo  attondunoo, and thu music wns fur-  ninhod by   Mnrdock,s Orchustrn.  .   ,     ,        p    .  Wo have roason to believe thut  thoro Isaflro hug In the vicinity  aa an attempt was mado to tot the  I'nhllc School on fire on Mondny  morning.  Vancouver, H. C���������The search  for the murderer of Mrs. Morrison  is still being maintained by the  provincial poliee, but there is now  littlo hope that the fiend will he  apprehended, Criticism is made  freely of the officer who hoard of  the aifiair shortly after it occurred,  hut did not communicate it to  any other officer until seven hours  afterward, thus giving tho murdorer ample time to got away.  LADIES' TAILOK-MADE COSTUMES A SPECIALTY  suits mAt)e to ordeh and  IH AtfY STYLE VOU OlISH.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTEED.  Prioes From $20 to $40.  CUMBERLAND,  eemmemm mmtmmpm  B. C<  ��������� t ���������  irillll-NHMlHIIHI-  ���������I������M-"M"I--H-M-i-M-M"^H-*fr  TO THE PUBLIC.  ** We beg to inform the,Public of Cumberland and District that \f,  ^) on April20th we purchased the milk business of Mr. S." Piercy J'  ��������� ��������� of Sandwick, and ate prepared to deliver pure milk daily, also ��������� *  ������������������ butter, eggs and other farm produce. With careful attention *f  ��������� * we hope to retain most of Mr. Piercey's old customers;  Abe & Ito;  ���������I-t-l-'I't'l'M'-M '1 M M MM'Mk ^li''l"H"l"l*'I*I-irPHTFl 1 lffl'9'  3l  Tht-ro in going to be a concert  held in the Cumberland hall, on  July IU h. given hy Benevolence  1,odirt* No. 14, K, of P, tor the  Uimiii: of tlie rv sin loops Tuber-  ouhwi* tfauitarimi. The enter*  tain n'Mi t should ho well patron I r.ed  is it will be fer a good cau������e.  Tiiui-u was to hum Ih-oii a baeo.  hull Ht'-tffh at Comox un 8nnday  last, I .'tween Uttlo Hiver and Union H ������y team*, But tho Union Uay  tjam frtllod to show up, so owing  tne thi t-atiR not coming al  lows oot game to Littlo Ulvuc.  A baiedall and football match  Wim |*1������>������I twfwcen Nanaimo aod  Cnmfwritipd on" Friday last. Tlte  tmeU������\ <iiatoii rvtidtfd in a wnlk  nvcr tor Citml^rlaud wwrc 10 to fi  in Uxor of Cotnberlaml. Thu  fuotlmll match reinlted ���������* follow*:  1 to 0 in fsvui af Nanaimo.  We learn that a petition is being,  or going to be circuited In the  district to allow automobiles to  turn out only on curtain days in  tli������ weeVj ts It. Is ratlinr datiprnmu*  for thoup with horn** tncctlng  them, The above igea sooiiii  ratliar absurd, aa antos are becoming quite a common mode of  (,������������*.���������.������ I i.i ;LU jwwrjiioc as well s.s  In other plaoes. There ara now  two autos travelling these roads  and, itiHiiy of the horses which  used to be frightened whon meeting tluun, havo now Iwcomo quite  accustomed to them.   It will not  Tho Cautious Reporter.  "Young man." said tho editor  to tho now reporter, "you hick  caution, Von must learn never  to state a thing us n fact until it  has been proved a fact.  Vou are apt to get us int? libol  suits,  Do not say, 'Tho cashier stole the  funds.' Sny, 'The cashier who is  alleged to have stolon tho funds.'  That's all. Oh, get something  about that First ward social to*  night."  The next day half way down  tho social column tho editor snw  tho following cautious paragraph:  "It is rumored thnt a card party  wns given lit-t even ing to a num.  bor of reputed ladies of tho First  ward. Mn, Smith, gossip says,  w*ts the hostess, nnd the festivities  are reported to have continued until 11:80 in the evening,  The alleged hostess is bellevod to  lie the wife of John Smith, thu so  culled 'high priced grocer.'"���������Suo-  cess Magaeiue,  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 day b  after date, I intend to apply to the Hon.  Chief Commissioner of Lands aud Works  for a licence to prospect for coal and petroleum uud������r the foreshore and uudur  tbe lands covered by water opposite the  foreshore ot Deuman Isluu'd, Cnuu'X District, B C, nud doccribed ub follow-*:���������  Commencing at a post planted ��������� * n the  south-went const of thouoo west 811  cbains; tneuoe north 80 chains; thenoe  east 66 chains, more or leas, tobigh water  murk; theno* following tho sinuosities of  tbe foreshoie to point *,f cummot.ooment;  containing 640 acres, more or less,  Dated Denman Isluud, B.C. June 23, '08  MOTO KOTO  K. Koto, Agent.  Photographs  F. WATTS, OF VICTORIA v  is now in Cnmberlnnd; with his large portrait tent, but  will visit Courtenay for two weeks, on or about the first  week in Jnne.\where he will take portraits from 500. per  dozen.   POST CARDS of yonrself at 81.50 per doxen.  V****V  All those th-t wa*t rest good and ches'p plotarus are adviied t*������ wnit for him,  Farms and Family groeps ������ sptoialty.   Al*������ lifelike pictures nf yonr babies.  Q {10 d is hereby gtven that (}0 dnys  after date, I intoud to Hpply to tbo Hon,  Chief Commissioner of Lsuds nnd Works  for a lease of tbo foreshore opposite the  north-oust % traction of Seotiwn D, for  whsrtago purposes, Denman Llnnd, Comox District, B.C.  Dated Denmun Islaud, B.O. June 38, '08  S. NAKAN'O  K, Koto, Agent  At a certain country court the  judge is, in his private capacity a  very kind-hearted man.   The tisbi  ui  sit il,.. i.siui'1 !��������������� .'igcJ    very .*igcd ;  ���������but as ho had Immbii a faithful j  siervnnt for many years, ho was retained in tho capacity.  One morning he full aileop  in  court, and began to snore.   Tlw I  no|'s������ he mado naturally disturbed ���������  ..     _   ._ .������������������_/        U... .m.1  he bug before them will bit two the court pr*������YvtHngs. bnt   the  or thrtH- more  antos   frequentlyt judge dispi������yi-������l gn-nt fact in deal  Acclimatized Tented Stock.  Seed, Trees, Plants  FOU THE fARM.GAHDEN LAWN  .,    OR 0O.WKII VATOHY.  Reliable tnritles at reasonable prices.  No borors; no soulo) no fumigation to  damsge stook. No windy agonts to annoy you.  Extra oboles lot of fruit trees now  eoming on for th* full trade, oousisting  of (0,000 Peach, Peiir, I'liun and Gbsrry;  70,000 Apple, ia leading vnritiost 100,(WU  aaaall fruit plants; strictly home grown  snd our own propagation from bssrinir  ���������took; 60,000 Ilulbs for fall planting  Choice grass seeds always in stook. Buy  dlreot aud get stook thnt grows,  FsrtillMi*, He* Supplies, Mpray pumps,  Spraying Materials, Out Flowers, sto.  Oldest established narstries on mslnlsnd  of B. a Catalog traa,  M. J. HENRY'S Nurseries  Or**nhous*s, l**d Bouco* and Post  Office Addrets,  8010 WIITMXNITBBEOAS.  VAIfOOUVBB, B. O,  0rs,neb Muisery Bou'h Vancouver.  GlLLETTS  uxxmsrrm  CREAM  TARTAR.  seen on onr roads, owned by par*  lies i������ tint distriot.  K-ri-ry paper one picks up now  i'i full of news about the crops, Thi*  ���������iAjpi am the main thing, atfer all,  for without good cropi the entire  country feeii tho injarious effvets.  ing with tin? matter.  '���������Usher J mm���������*," ho called out  l''*������J)y. ������������������#o������it������<'ii������' i* snoring!"  'Hie uslter wuko np.   Uo jnm-  pwi to hi* leH end glared foro  ciontlf fMinl,  ������4MUnov!" lie roared.   "Tliere!  t be no sooting in court!''  MMPfy maj IfPlfw W WrS Wt# 99 M  ���������Mrllil CAM 9T9 -___k__htF__fl-_-_f IMJl  ���������y w^f^**t*m,jmaww me*w ee^wweifw^^ie  IWaaWtaa-a,  1  OXturrs n *WhS������ emaeameei  tattler* er*rym+*f*.  euetina eeeeetemeee,  0^gr������jw<������ y earn ttm tt* Jeftritr  ���������   marttee eeentrreree.  B*w.oit4.ETT tmn  VORONVO.OWl  IIIIIIIHMWIIIIIH  CLEARANCE SALE  Fishing Tackle and Rods  As I haye no room for tbem 1 will now sell them at  and below cost all my stock of Rods, Keels, Lines, aud  Flies, and everything I have got in that line. Now come  aud get first choice for everything must go at once at any  price.  T. D. MoLEAN   ������ WSSMSSfl  BT7TCHBB' SBCO"P  Where are yoa goingt I nn) going to| the Cora-x Co-oporativ* Meal  Market, whsro I can get a Nice, Tender, Juicy Koast ot Meut: No Bone,  AU Meat.  Comox Co-operative Society,  R. Webster, Manager.  f"  ksv*,  MAROCCHI BROS  GROCERS   &   BAKERS  AND PROPRIETORS OF  OUMBERLAND BOTTLING WORK8  Agt*.U foi UuivM JsHmmUji Cimpa'u/a EUSP> aui  WRTEK, WUok.ak Ik-da* Ut ������\\ 2Ciu4j. of  Wines and Liquors.  r*  SECOND     STREET  ,mfO  CUMBEBLAHD PAIHT   WOBKS   Patntlng, P*p������r Han������Ins������ Kmlmomtr.  Ing, M������n Palntlno* Buosy Painting.  -<TiMe Lov������* Um BUM***-**     ��������� Oo>A WotkaaMukkp  Vatat ttttem Vest Afriealtwat Halt,  CHAS HERAPER.  -   .  MIIIIIIIIIHUmtW       i  Courtenay, B.C

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