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Array -A  ^  0, '?*?r2K"/C  \   A  HA.*) ivo  V,  %;"broR?A. ������  y  CUMBERLAND NEWS.  A Journal Devoted Especially, tp the Interests of Comox District.  ���������yt  The News, Seventeenth Year,  CUMBERLAND, B. C,  WEDNESDAY, JUNE, 5, 1907.  The Enterprise, Fourth Year.  ' ,^Btti0Bil^M^0VKl________-V^________-B^fl^^KiA>fl_^  Special Wash Goods Sale.  at the  BIG STORE  Here are afewof our Specials;���������  Special Line Ladies' Cotton Hose10apa"*  "   Lawn Aprons3BapaIr*  White Victoria Lawn reduced to 10c per yd.  " Nainsook      "        10c per yd.  Fancy Muslins������-lace stripe at 15c per yd.  Mercerized Cotton reduced to 20 & 25 a yd.  All wash good reduced from 20 to  25 per cent during this sale.  SIMON LEISER & CO.,  LIMITED-  *  HOUSE #M:abR PAINTS  ;r> >.-',���������-. r  T. E. BATE,  ������^^������������������������tt������������.������������i  We Fully     ^:  Guarantee.  Ci  We keep a full line of  ENAMELS j, VARNISH  STAINS audBAPLAC,  which makes old furniture  like new.  1907  WALL  PAPER  Curtain poles and window  blinds to be  had at the  MAGNET CASH STORE  Dunsmuir Avenue,  CUMBERLAND, B.O.   nirr-i ��������� - ---- ���������*������ ��������� ���������  WHITE WEflRII  WHITEWEfiRlT  mm* '"i*Y  I  4C  , i m il. ��������������� .  <M������)  u  As these Goods have just  arrived and are rather late,  we have marked them at  Clearance Prices,  Ghil<Jrvfv������* W'iiitw wuttun Uraw������r������r  from    3Bc.  99 w       Uwn Pinafores, t  ''������������������?:v   from   33c  I^ncHs** Whit������ Underskirt*, from    789*  **       Corset Covers, from   3Bc  **       Whit* Night Gowns,       from    7������������#  We shall bo plowed to bave you inspect tlieso Goods.  J McPhee & Sons  i * ,    ...-��������� ���������>._������  S-MMi'HMiHBBS ������������������������������������������������������ rSSHHSSS ��������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������^^e'^rf^M^^I  Comox Valley's Successful Industry  A Paying Proposition    under    Local Management a* well as a great Boon to the District.   R   ... ^  TK-4 people of this province make it their boast and  pnde.jliat besides the great lumber and mining industries  there* are also districts, rich valleys, where those who are  ��������� so inclined may follow the time honored occupation of tilling the'soil and its attendant occupations aud become  prosperous and contented.  ..^Tliese farming communities, although in some instan-  -Ce'S.smal^ occupy themselves in a particular industry.  ' bkaiiagan grows fruii; Fraser Valley, fruit and butter,  , Nicola, cattle raising. Many of the Vancouver Island  ���������districts aye more for general farming including the making of butter',  *0. The staple industry of Comox Valley is butter-making  -aiid most "excellent butter it is too.    While many of the  ^farmers make their own butter, a number of them have  fdrmed an association and have their butter made at a central creamery.  It was our pleasure and profit to visit this creamery at  Courtenay.the other day and be shown through the establishment,    Mr. Carroll, the manager who takes pride in  , his work Undertook to intiate us into the   mysteries   of  1 butter-making.    He explained  that when the   milk   is  . brought to the creamerv a sample is taken out   of  each  ���������?   ���������    ,i* *���������  farmers can for the purpose of testing. This is done  several times a week- The cream is then placed in the  vats aud heated in winter or cooled in summer as the case  may'be.    When at the right temperature the cream is run  . into an oblong churn and churned.     A full sized churn-  "~iiT|ypkH^^ It is'then^placed"  on ,tli������ titular worker when it is salted, mixed and made.  , into, one pound; prints. ��������� It is then put into wrappers and  n .tal$ei\,to, the store ^oom;.Awgiting shipment.  :,. 4j$B^heiday Of^our visit 3200 pounds of-butter were  cased, ready  to be shipped the next day.    Once a week  1 W;H. Malcolm, of Vancouver, and F.R. Stewart of Victoria receive a consignment from the creamery. The  local market is supplied about once a week also.  There is. a great demand for Comox butter, aud the  company i'iud no difficulty iu marketing their product,  notwithstanding competition from the other provincial  creameries aud the large quantities shipped from prairie  provinces,  One great advantage of the Comox creamery is that  the excellent clover, grass and hay of the valley gives better returns than from any other part of  the   province, or  the provinces immediately across the mouutain, where the  feeding is uot so uniform,  At present there are about thirty patrons of the creamery. None of them live at any great distance, Each has  to see that his own cream reaches the creamery and to  make sure of this men are hired to collect aud Haul the ,  am  cream which must be at the creamery by eight o'clock in  the morning.  The creamery has been in existence for six years. The  first year 29,000 pounds were manufactured while last  year there were about 90,000 pounds. If all the  ranchers of the district deemed it wise to send their cream  to the creamery at least 200,000 pounds of butter could be  turned out annually, and at less expense.  There is one matter We wish to call particularly to the  attention, of our readers, as many of them enjoy the excellent product of this creamery, and that is its neat clean  -appearance and its surroundings also cool store room  and uo customer need fear to use the butter. Mr Carroll  is au experienced mau and knows his business. He has  been five years with the Company, and if the management have their way he is likely to remain many more  years, Before coming to Courtenay he was for a number  of years on the Mainland, and while at Mission had the  honor of supplying the royal train with butter wheu the  Tintr*������ r'tit-1 Durham of VorV viiited the PneinV Point. Mr  Cnrroll first learned checse-mtikitig in Oxford eounty,Out.  and spent over five years in various factories before dweid-  Jngto devote his time to buttermaking.  The Nkws hopes the Comox butter trade will continue  to improve, and that the day is not far distnn* when nil  the ranchers will be patrons of this prosperous aud popular industry situated in their midst.  Seattle. June 3rd���������Black Diamond was swept by fire  yesterday entailing a loss of 950,000. and rendering many  of them homeless.  New Westminster 3���������Inland Revenue Miller made important seizure of aooo gallons of illicit liquor on a Prater river island. Japs are supposed to be the manufacturers,  City Fathers.  City Council met on Monday  evening, the Mayor, Aids Bate  Whyjte, Tarbell aud MeLeod  were present, '"  Minutes of previous meeting  and Court of Revision adopted as"  read.  Communications���������Petition of  the Hotel-keepers regarding deduction of retail licence. Moved  by Aid. Bate and seconded by  MeLeod that matter be left over  until next meeting carried.  ���������From H. A. Dillon, registering  a kick against having to pay,.a  licence for doing business. ' Aid  Whyte moved, MeLeod seconded  that Communication be received and the gentleman be notified  that licence be paid at once���������Carried.��������� Nanaimo Information  Bureau asking for co-opera tion  in the matter of advertising Tan-  con ver Island. Passed on motion  City Clerk write secretary for  information-���������Union Municipalities asking for membership fee.  Received and fee to be paid.  Con Wilson's report for. May,  received and fild. Collected Scav-  enger tax 111.50, "Dog t;ax 22.60  Travellers, 1000, Hall rent 10.  Scales 50 cents. Spent 5 da^s  after travellers, 13 days, in ditches, 1 day fumigating, 3 days for  scavenger taxes.   .  Accounts���������Star Livery Stable  ,10.00 C. Segrave' printing, 8.50  S. Leiser. Mdse. 15.705- A. Mc-  Kinnon, postage,,3.75j El Light  ������o, 39455 C. Webster, labor^.so  J. Webster, labor, '3.50; J, Bau-  nerman, labor, 3.50; News printing 3.00;���������Total, 86.90.  Aid. Bate and Tarbell suggested as there was not enough money in the treasury to pay teach-  ers that city clerk get a hustle  on and collect some taxes, aud  that the overdraft on bank be renewed for another 30 days.  Council adjourned,  Thos. E, Cartwright, formerly of Messrs Riggs and Whyte's  store, now of 2550 Quebec St.  Mt. Pleasant joins the army of  benedicts to-day at 11. a.m. On  his invitation he does not state  who the yonng lady is. His  many friends in Cumberland will  wish him and Mrs Cartwright  long life and prosperity.      ,','.,.,  Messrs Dobcson and Smith of  Vaucouvef ate through the dis*--  trict this week selling Real Estate. ���������'        :*'   *' '!  Mr, Wm. Duncau will short-  ij r ���������        .  ly ^ec^ni������������ th*������   ������-������***Mflrj,������,hip of  lllC   QuHA'K ClC.UIiCl), Mi.   IIUI-  ford finding that he has not time  to devote to the duties of position nil the attention required.  Mr. Duncan will make a capable  secretary and the company are to  be congratulated on his accepting tame.  A meeting of the sports committee to be held on Thursday  night to settle up 34th affair*  The meeting is called for 8,30^  i\- THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND.  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  DARREL of THE  BLESSED ISLES  By   IRVING   BAGHELLER,  A-tbw tf MEb������n Helden." "Dri and I" Eta.  lm  tOmUCHT.      1905.     BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING      COMPANY  *4  (Continued.)  CHAPTER XVII.  THERE was much doing that  winter in the Linley district.  They were a month getting  ready for the school "exhibition." Every home in the valley and  up Cedar hill rang with loud declamations. The impassioned utterances of  James Otis, Daniel Webster and Patrick Henry were heard in house and  field and stable. Every evening women were busy making costumes for a  play, while the young rehearsed their  parts. Polly Vaughn, editor of a paper  to be read that evening, searched the  countryside for literary talent. She  found a young married woman wbo  had spent a year in the State Normal  school and who put her learning at the  service of Polly in a composition treating the subject of intemperance. Miss  Betsey Leech sent in what she called  "a piece" entitled "Home." Polly herself wrote an editorial on "Our Teacher," and there was hemming and haw-  tag when she read it, declaring they  all had learned much, even to love  him. Her mother helped her with tbe  alphabetical rhymes, each a couplet of  sentimental history, as, for example:  A Is for Alson, a Jolly young man;  He'll marry Miss Betsey, they say, It he  can.  They trimmed the little schoolhouse  with evergreen and erected a small  ���������stage where the teacher's desk had  been. Sheets were hung for curtains  on a ten foot rod.  A while after dark one could hear a  sound of sleighbells in the distance.  Away on drifted pike and crossroad  the be.is began to fling their music. It  -seemed-to-cpme-in-rippling-strpams'Of"  sound through the still air, each with  its own voice. In half an hour countless echoes filled the space between  them and all were as one chorus, wherein, as it came near, one could distinguish song and laughter.  Young people from afar came in cutters and by the sleigh load; those who  lived near, afoot witli lanterns. They  were a merry company, crowding the  schoolhouse, laughing and whispering  as they waited for the first exhibit.  Trove called them to order and made  a few remarks.  "Remember," said he, "this is not  our Exhibition, It is only a sort of.  preparation for one'we have plann������d.  In about twenty years the Linley school  Is to give an exhibition worth seeing.  It will be, I believe, an exhibition of  happiness, ability nnd success on tho  groat stage of the world. Then I hope  to have on tho programme speeches ln  congress, In the pulpit and at the bar.  You shall see In that play, if 1 mistake  not, homes full of love and honor, men  and women of fair fame. It may be  you shall seo, then, some whose names  <ire known and honored of ull men,"  Each performer'quaked with, fear,  and both sympathy und approval were  In the applause. MIbb Polly Vaughn  was a rare picture of rustic beuuty,  her cheeks as red as her ribbons, her  voice low and sweet. Trove came out  in the audience for a look at her as  she road, Ringing salvos of laughter  greeted tho play nnd stirred the sleigh-  bells on the startled horses beyond the  door, The prograraiuo ovor, somebody  called for Squire Town, a local petti-  fogger, wbo flung bin soul nnd body Into every cause. Ue often sored his  knuckles on tbe court table nnd racked  blB frnmo with tbe violence of his rhot-  orlc, Ue hnd a stock of Impassioned  remarks ready for all occasions,  Ho rose, walked to the center of tbe  stage, looked sternly nt the people nud  addressed them as "fellow cltlxeus,"  Ho belabored tbe small table; ho rose  oo tiptoe and fell upon bis heels; often  be seemed to fling his words with a  rapid jerk of bis right arm ns one  burls a pebble, It wus all in praise of  bis "young friend," the teacher, and  tho high talent of Linley school.  The exhibition ended with this rnre  exhibit of eloquence, Trovo announced  tLt organisation cf a ringing rrhoel for  Mfinrtny rve'hlng of tho nott work, nnd  then suppressed emotion burst Into  noise. The Linley schoolhouse bad become ns a fount of merry sound in tbe  still night; then tbe loud chorus of the  WHs, <l!iu!a!t>]jJfiC oo they ivcnt wny  nnd breaking Into streams of music  nnd dying fnlnt In tbe far woodlnnd.  One Nelson Cnrtrlght-a jack of nil  trades tbey called blm-wna the singing  master. Ho was noted far nnd wide  for soriff nnd penmanship. Bvery year  bis Intricate flourishes In black nud  white were on exhibition nt tho county  fair.  "Waal, sir," men used to say thoughtfully, "ye wouldn't think bt knew  beans. Why, he's pot ��������� fist blgger'n a  bam. But I tell ye, let him take a pen,  tlr, nnd WI ������*������������*,l������ d������"*r ao oat'ral. sir.  i ye'd swear "he could JTimp ������yie a" ttt  rail fence. Why, it Is wonderful!"  Every winter he taught the arts of  song and. penmanship in the four districts from Jericho to Cedar bill. He  sang a roaring bass and beat the time  with dignity .and precision. For weeks  he drilled the class on a, bit of lyric  melody, of which a passage Is here  given.  "One, two, three, ready, sing," he  wouid say, his ruler cutting the air,  and all began:  Listen to the bird and the maid and the  humblebee,  Tra, la la la la, tra.. la la la la;  Joyfully we'll sing the gladsome melody,  Tra, la la la la.  The singing school added little to the  knowledge or the cheerfulness of'that  neighborhood. It came to an end the  last day of the winter term. As usual,  Trove went home with Polly. It was a  cold night, and as the crowd left them  at the corners he put his arm around  her. '  "School is over," said she, with a  sigh, "and$m sorry."  "For me'?!:'.he inquired.  "For myself,'! she answered, looking  down at the snowy path.  There came a little silence crowded  with happy thoughts.  "At first I thought you very dreadful," she went on, looking up at him  with a smile. He could see ber sweet  face in the moonlight and was tempted  to kiss it.  "Why?"  "You were so terrible," she answered.  "Poor Joe Beach!. It seemed as if he  would go through the'wall."  "Well, something had to happen to  -hlm.'i-saidJiie teacher.  "He likes you now, and every one  likes you here. I wish we could have  you always for a teacher."  "I'd be willing to be your teacher always if I could only teach you what  you have taught me."  "Ob, dancing," said she������merrily.  "That is nothing. I'll give you all the  lessonB you like."  "No, I shall not let you teach me  that again," said he,  "Why?"  "Because your pretty feet trample  on me."  Then came another, silence.  "Don't you enjoy it?" she asked,  looking off at the stars.  "Too much," said he. "First, I must  teach you something, if I can."  He was ready for a query if It came,  but she put him off.  "I Intend to be a grand lady," said  she, "and lf you do not lenrn you'll  never be able to dance wltb me."  "There'll be others to dance with  you," said he. "I bave so much else to  do."  "Oh, you're always thinking about  algebra and arithmetic and those  dreadful things," said she.  "No. I'm thinking now of something  yery,, different."  "Grammar, I suppose," snld she, look-  Ing down.  "Do., fyotj remember the conjugations?" ������  "Try mo," snld she.  "Give me tho first person singular,  pnsslve voice, present tense, of tbt  verb to lovo."  "I nm loved," was her answer as  she looked nwny. ���������    _.*,,-  "And don't you know! love you?"  said he quickly.  "Thnt Is tho nctlve voice," said she,  turning, with n smile,  "Polly," snld he, "I love you as I  could love no other In the world,"  lie drew her close, nnd she looked  up nt him vory Boberly.  "You lovo me?" she said tn a balf  whisper,  "With nil my heart," ht answered.  "I hope you will love me somo time,"  Their lips enme together.  i   "T do not nuk vou now tn ens tbat  you lore tot,* said tbe young nan.  "You are young and do uot know your  own heart"  Sbe rose on tiptoe and fondly touched  LU -Li-t-k o','d. Ui uufcbib,  "Cut I do love you," Bhe whispered.  "I thank Ood you bavo told me, but  1 shall ask you for no promise.  A^year  , from now, theu, dear, I shall ask you  to promise tbnt you will be my wife  fettiC tiu.c."  "Oh, let me promlst now," tbt whispered.  "Promlso only tbnt you will lovt  mo If you seo none you love better."  |   Tbey were slowly nearlng tbt door.  Suddenly she stopped, looking up at  .blm.  j   "Are you ���������*!!"������ you love mef tbt  ���������sked.  "Yei," be whispered.  "Surer  "As surt at I am tbat I live."  "And will low me alwaytf  "Alrznre." bm.e*uware*i. ...  Bne drew his head down a little and  put ber lips to his ear. "Then I shall  love you always," .he whispered.  Mrs. Vaughn was waiting for tbem  at the fireside.  They sat talking awhile.  "You go off to bed, Polly." said the  teacher presently. "I've something te  eay, and you're not to hear it."  "I'll listen," said she, laughing.  "Then we'll 'whisper," Trove an-  twered.  "That isn't fair," she said, with ������  look of Injury, as she held the candlev  "Besides, you don't allow it yourself."  "Polly ought to go away to school,"  ���������aid he, after Polly bad gone abovf  stairs.   "She's a bright girl."  "And I so poor I'm always wonder-Q  lag what'Jl happen tomorrow," said  There was an awkward silence.  Mrs/Y?ughP.   "The farm has a mortgage, and it's more than I can do to  pay the interest.  Some day I'll have to  give it up."  "Perhaps I can, help you," said tbe  young man, feeling the fur on his cap.  There was an awkward silence.  "Fact is," said the young man, a bit  embarrassed���������"fact is, I love Polly.".  In the silence that followed Trove  eoirid hear the tick of his watch.  "Have ye spoken to her?" said thi  widow, with a serious look.  "Vve told her frankly tonight that I  lovs her," said he. "1 couldn't help It,  ah* was so sweet andbeautifuK"  "If you couldn't help it, I don't r������e  ho V I could," said she. "But Pole's  onty a child, She's a big girl, I kn������w,  bitf she's only eighteen,"  ��������� I hnvcu't asked her for any promise.  It wouldn't be fair. Bhe must bave a  otance to meet other young men, tat  Sonne time I hope she will be my wlfQ."  "Poor children!" said Mrs. Vaughn,  "fou don't either of yeu know wltat  you're doing."  He rose to go.  "I was a little.premature," he added,  "but you mustn't blame me. Put yourself ln my place. If you were a young  man and loved a girl as sweet at Polly  aod were walking borne with ber on a  moonlit night"���������  "I presume there'd be more or less  Ibveinaklng," said tbe widow.   "Sbe is  t pretty thing and has the way of a  Woman.  We were speaking of you tbe  otber day, and sbo said to me: .'Ho is  ungrateful.   You can teach the primer  class for him, and be So good' that you  feel perfectly miserable, and give bim  lessons in dancing, and put on your  best clothes, and make biscuit for him,  and then perhaps he'll go out and talk  wltb tbo hired man.'   'Polly,' said I,  ���������you're getting to be very  foolish.'  ���������Well, It comes so easy,' said sbe. 'It's  my out talent/ " .  \lu Be C.intluued.)  Jest {���������O-Bfblt.  "I waited fifteen minutes on the cor-  oer for n car tbls morning," said tbt  landlady as sho poured the tea. "and  when one finally camo along tbe mo*  torman wouldn't stop for me."  "Had be ever boarded hero?" asked  tbe man at tbe pedal extremity of tbt  mahogany.  "Not tbat I know of." replied tyt  landlady. "Why do you ask?"    ,  "Ob,;' replied tbt otber at he continued to saw at bis steak, "I thought  perhaps be rocognlcod you and didn't  want you to board his car,"-Chicago  News.  "        "'"    i "  !��������� tbe Arette nemtem*  "What's tbnt thing yonder wblcb  looks like a barber's pole?" said tbt  arctic explorer,  "That," said tbo scientist of the expedition, "Is only a frown rainbow,"  "Alas," exclaimed .tbt chief explorer,  "I took It for tbt nortb polt and waa  about to suggest tbat wt tit tbt flag  to It and go homer'  "You forget," aald tbt scientist, "that  wo ate tbt flag for dinner yesterday!"  -Atlanta ConstlWton,  UjjuM Spirits.  "I don't glvt money to tramps.  What do yon do for a llvlngr  "Please, mum, I work for tbt Society of Psychical Research."  ���������Indeed! And what work do yoa  do for tlit society, prayf  "I btlp In tbt ������ove������tlgatloo of material spirit**  Bard knocka often help to make (be  man, bnt bt will tneooatar plenty tf  tbem without porpotaly getting In thf  way of tbe rock m tt comet roUlnj  down tbt hm  '      RUNNING. UPSTAIRS. "���������'  It Causes an Excessive and Injurious  Strain on the System.  Bvery one knows that the ascent ot  a staircase is more fatiguing than ordinary walking. In walking progression  Is effected by a sueceallbn of lifts, to-  clinations and swings.  In starting the body la lifted, for ex- i j  ample, by the levers of the right foot!]  and Is inclined forward.   Tbe left foot j <  being then raised from the ground, tbe j  leg swings forward and is carried by;  Its momentum beyond the right foot   !  The levers of the left foot now llftj  the body again, and the right leg,  swings forward, and so tbe body oscil- *  lates along on a pair of pendulums..  Short pendulums vibrate more quickly  than long ones, and therefore short  legged people step quicker than long1  legged people, though with no morti  sense of exertion.  In going upstairs tbt mechanism of  progression is of course tbe same, but!  the^ lifting action, which is the real*  force consuming part of the process, is  now greatly increased.  Instead of being just sufficient to admit of the free swing of tbe pendulum  foot It must be so great as to project  the body up at each step a distance  equal to the height of the stair.  Running upstairs is thus an excessive strain upon tbe constitution, but  where does this strain fall? The levers  of motion are moved Immediately by  the muscles, but the muscles cannot  act of themselves.  Their contractions and relaxations  take place only under stimulus. Tbey  are all connected by lines of force, called nerves, with the nervous centers,  and these are the purees of muscular  stimulation.  Not that the nerve force of the brain  is converted into the mechanical movement of progression, but nerve force is  constantly drawn upon to maintain  the action of tbe muscles, and this  draft is always greatest where there la  a sense of exertion.  When bodily vigor Is bigh, the* evil  result of running upstairs may not be  decidedly felt but where there is debility cf any of the processes this  strain cannot fail to tell in some form  or   other   with   injurious   effect      ,  SOME NEW YORK  FIRSTS.  The first schoolmaster was Adam  Roelandson, appointed in 1633.  The first graveyard was laid oat ln  1633 on the west of what is now  Broadway, above Morris street  Tbe first farm, called "the company's  farm," was laid out ln 1633. It extended from what is now Hudson to  Wall street  ^ The first clergyman was Domlnlt  Bogardus, for whom a church waa  built in 1633. This was tbe first real  church building in New York.  The first artist was Dirk Hermans, a  Dutch officer, wbo made a sketch ot  New Amsterdam ln 1635, wblcb was  afterward engraved in Holland.  Tbe first mode of public punishment  was the whipping post set up ln 1635.  Upon this offenders were hoisted by  tbe waist and suspended for such  length of time as their offense called  tOr. -       mm,        -. ,  Learned Boy ef Lubeck.  'Tbe learned boy of Lubeck, Christian  Hemeck.r, could read at one year old  and write before be was three. Ho  only lived tour yeans, but before bis  death could speak four languages.  Farquhar's 8oold.  Farqubnr, tbe dramatist, thought bo  was marry-rag a rich, talented nnd  amiable girl and when naked about ber  declared tbat be bad got "a scold, wbo  carried her wealth on her back and bor  Intellect on ber tongue,"  Crete,  Crete was conquered by tbe Turks ln  100U, but bas been lu rebellion practically ever since that date.  em  ���������MraHMMIHMMHrMIM WW IS  tht Bright Side.  "Oh, this poverty 1" wept tbe bonutl-  ful wife when ber shifty eyed husband  came home, "Tbo gat and eloctrlc companies have abut off tbelr service because you bave not paid tbelr bills."  "Well, we can nat candles," consoled  the husbnnd.  "And the telepbont company bas disconnected our instrument because we  owe It two months' rental."  "So much tbt better. If any one  tries to ring na np to aptnd the evening wltb us, tbty will think wo art not  at home."���������Judge.  The' Last tf His Legion.  Apostolos Mawrogenis, the laat ot  the Greek champions of liberty of  1(01, haa iiitju at Ui������ eat. ul 114, Maw-  rogenia was born at Piraeus in 1798,  and on account of the oruelty of tht  Turkish Government had to flat witb  hia parents to Italy, whtrt ht later  studied medicine, When tht war of  independence started bt formtd a If  gion of the Greeks studying in Italy  ���������tul with it served nndtr tht com*  inaud of tbt great Kolokotrom. lit  continued in iht army for forty-flit  years and retired aa snrgton gtntral.  It it estimated thai 1*000 marriant  daily iiarfi-H-itd ___*_���������___������������������_, ___i  mm^-^mmmm^m       -mrmsmw w-m-w m^m^mja���������mm      ���������������������������rw^ni^^^p^ip      mmmm  THE BUTLER'S  PANTRY,   '  What It Should Contain and  How It  Should Be Kept  ln constructing the butler's pantry tl  is hardly possible to bave too much  shelf room for placing the'dishes aa  they are removed from the table. It is  a good plan to have two sinks side by  side, one for washing and'one for rinsing the dishes. They should be well  flushed every two or three days with  boiling water and washing soda. This  will keep the pipes free from grease.  All racks for hanging towels should  be of nickel, Tben there is no danger  of rusting. Be sure there is plenty of  light in the pantry.  A competent maid will be particular  about keeping the butler's pantry  clean, wiping off tbe glass doors and  shelves and polishing all nickel fixtures. The drawers holding table  linen need uot be cleaned as often at  those In which the crumb'scraper, carving utensils, etc., are kept The silver drawer should be provided with a  large, neatly fitted pad of canton flannel. The dust may be frequently  shaken from this, and the silver should!  be laid in it in an orderly fashion-  knives in one part forks ln another  and tablespoons and teaspoons being  kept separate to save time in serving.  Tablecloths Bhould be folded as little  as possible and require.a large drawer. The napkins and dollies should)  occupy a separate drawer. All linen  not in constant use may be kept in the  linen closet or highboy.  Canton flannel bags for covering the-  broom to use in dusting hardwood  floors, ..chamois .and neatly hemmed  cfieeseciotib.t dusters should be kept la  another drawer. Shelves painted white-  are much better- than those covered  with oilcloth and are easily kept clean.  ���������New York Post  i  A FUNK OF BEEF.  The Possibilities For the Cook of This.  Cut of Meat  Purchase a whole flank. Remove the  fat and render as lard. When slightly  cool add a half pint of olive oil audi  run it into a pail. Tbls makes a very  superior article for cooking purposes.  Cut a strip across tbe flank, roll tight-  lyT"tie~well^ith^roct"rs'"twine"and boifi-  until tender. When cold cut iu very  thin slices.  Cut away the thickest of the remainder of flank and put through a ijpod  chopper with a few slices of salt pork. -  Season witb pepper and salt and shape*  into small flat cakes. Brown some butter in a frying pan and lay in the-  cakes. When brown on one side turn*  and brown on the other; then vpver  the pan and cook ten minutes on top of  the stove.  :.'.' Put ������heplecesof bone and remaining  pieces of meat into a kettle with cold  water. Put over tbe fire and boil until  well cooked. Remove the bone and cut  the meat fine. Return tbe meat to the-  kettle, with one onion minced fine and*  one cupful of macaroni broken ln small)  bits. Cook until the macaroni is soft  (about half an hour). Add half a cant  of tomatoes or an equal quantity of  fresh ones pooled and sliced. Season-  with salt and pepper and serve hot  HOUSEHOLD  HINTS.  Go over the zinc under the stove*  once a dny wltb 'a dotb dampened  witb kerosene, and lt will always bt*  bright  Sandpaper will clean suede leather, .  undressed  or   "oost"   calfskin   bags.  Rubbing the sandpaper lightly over  these leathers makes tbe article equsj ���������  to new.  if dust cloths have to be bought  cheesecloth is the best material for the-  purpose. Tbroe-qnartert of a yard it  ample for each cloth, and tbey should  be hemmed.  Wben denning brass add a llttlt  methylated spirit to whatever polish  you may be using. It not only helps to  remove status, but alto prevents tht  brass from tarnishing again ao quickly.  A roomy bag, its month kept open by  a ring of wire, is a convenience to-  bang on tbe framt of tht stwlng machine. Into thla rootptacle all snipt  ond scraps may bt dropped wbilt at  work and much pleldng up of litter  thereby saved,    Like ��������� Mosqtllt,  Patlence-Thrtt Miss Altow remind*  me of a mosquito.  Patrlct-Wliy, bow ridiculously fan*  rntlPtif*���������Well, aha does, Wie got*  right on singing, whether people taW  or not���������Yonkers Wtntetuman.  Shaving,  The enrllwt reference to ahnvintx l������  found iu the fourteenth verso of tht  forty-first chapter of Qonesls.  Cold Country Animals.  Animals tbnt live In cold countries  bave it warm matting of wool or flnt  fur underneath their batry costs, so  thnt tbey are almost perttctly protect  ed from tbe cold. This wool usually  falls off lo summer.  Tht Ltfigttt Milt,  Tbt longest milt It tbt HABOVtitear.  It la 1UB9 yards, yV  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  FAILING EYESIGHT  AND TORPID LIVER.  Good Sight and Good Health Returned when  ���������"*    " |.v i . -m  the Liver was Sot Right by     ~   ���������  [  DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS.  SCHOOLS VERSUS CRIME.  To persons who have not considered  the relationship of eyesight to general  health this letter will prove especially  interesting.  Mrs. A. R. Price, Nose Creek. Calgary, Alta., writes: "I write to tell  .you how highly we think of Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills, for they are unsurpassed for torpid llyer, constipation,  and kidney troubles. My husband  derived great benefit from Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills a couple of years  ���������ago when he was feeling depressed  and regularly out of sor4ts. His eyesight was failing and the lamplight  hurt his eyes so he could not read at  all and had made up his mind to see  an oculist.     ,  "I advised him to try Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills, thinking he was  suffering from torpid liver. He did  so and after using less than two boxes  his eyesight entirely returned and  he felt quite well again. > "We would  never  be  without   these pills in  the  house and I cannot speak too highly  of them."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills are  marvelously prompt and certain as a  cure for sluggish action of the liver.  While awakening the liver they also  regulate the bowels and Invigorate the  kidney action.  In this way the filtering and excretory systems are thoroughly cleansed  of all poisonous impurities and the  cause of pain, sickness and suffering  removed.  In every family there is need of Just  such a medicine as Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills to cure constipation,  backache, biliousness, indigestion and  prevent dangerous and fatal diseases  of the kidneys and bowels. One pill a  dose, 25 cents a ��������� box, at all dealers,  Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto. To  protect you against imitations tin  portrait and signature of Dr. A. W.  Chase, the famous receipt book author,  are   oil   every   box.  .     .     .    Ij.      .  ��������� .    -���������      -. i)    ���������:���������  Announeemfent was made at the last  monthly meeting of the British Astronomical association that the next return of Halley's comet might be looked for on May 16, 1910.  The merits of Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup as a sure remedy for coughs  and colds are attested by scores who  know its power in giving almost inr  stant relief when the throat is sore  with coughing and the whole pulmonary region disordered in consequence.  A bottle of this world-famed Syrup  will save doctor's bills and a great deal  of suffering. Price <25 cents, at all  dealers.  London flower girls, who make a precarious living selling cut flowers at  the street corners, may have their one  day's credit system, which shopkeepers  allow them,  abolished.  The 'never failing medicine, Hollo  wav's Corn Cure, removes all kinds oi  corns, warts, etc.; even the most diffi  cult to remove cannot withstand this  wonderful remedy. b    .;��������� '. ���������'   *.::*  Chinese Pirate..,  When Chinese pirates ar* c���������*aght and  convicted they speedily pay the pea-  alty of their crimes. A newspaper ot  the far east publishes this bit of news:  "Seven ot the pirates who took par$ ln  tbe attack on the river steamer Sain-  am wefo beheaded ln Santon. The  prisoners were brought on to Ahe  ground in baskets, from which they  were immediately released. They were  then made to kneel In a row. Promptly  on the stroke of 12 the executioners  took up their positions in front of the  doomed men and cut off their heads In  very quick succession, to the accompaniment of toud shouts from Vae Chinese spectators."  Elementary Schools in Great Britain  Reduce Number of Criminals.  Since  the  year   1870   millions -. of  money have been spent on elementary  schools in Great Britain.    Have tjie  great results which were then anticipated  been realized ?      It is very  pleasant to note that the highest hopes  of promoters of education thirty years  ago aro accomplished facts to-day.  In 1870 there were 30,000 people in  jail, nearly 6,000 more than there had  been ton years before.  Now, though  the population of the United Kingdom has increased by over fifty per  cent., we have to-day only some 20,-  000 people in prison.  That this good  effect is due to our elementary schools  is strongly suggested by the following table:  1870. Present day.  Population .. ....22,500,000   34,000.000  Number of persons  under sixteen in  prison,  reformatories, etc. .....     11,733 2,321  Total   per   100,000  of the population 52 7  Photographs, again, will point out  the uppfayement that Jnaa" been  brought about in Council School children's appearance.  Where, in91870, we saw forbidding  little semi-savages, we now see clean,  neat children. With happy and~ intelligent japefl-    -;,   Welah Rabbit.  It is almost impossible to serve a second portion of Welsh rabbit on account  of its becoming tough as soon as it  cools. To prevent this stir a beaten  egg into what remains, cover tt closely  and reheat over a small flame, using  the hot water pan. If stirred up and  cooked a moment it will be found quite  as good as when first made.  Women are to be appointed to the  police iorce of Ghent, Belgium, according to Chief of Police Von Mesev-  mael.  Non-alcoholic  Sarsaparilla  If you think you need a tonic,  ���������sk your doctor. If you think  you need something for your  blood, ask your doctor.' If you  think you would like to try  Ayer's non-alcoholic Sarsaparilla, ask your doctor. Consult him often. Keep in close  touch with him.  A  Wt publish our'formulM  yers  W������ bulib ������loohol  Cram our mtdlolnit  W������ \xtgi you to  ooniultyovr  doctor  Ask your doctor to name tome of tbo  results of constipation. His long list will  begin with sick-headache, biliousness,  dyspepsia, thin blood, bad skin. Then  ���������sk him It he would recommend your  using Ayer's Pills.  '��������� ���������'*������*������ br th* J. o. Arte c��������������� Uweiu Kam.������������������  Yoa bave heard of biscuit*-���������and  read ofblicuits��������� and eaten blicdtt*���������  but you don't know bUcuiu���������ontU  yon try Moooey'i Perfection Cream  Sodas. Tbey are everything that  the Ideal biscuits should be.  The air-tight, moisture-proof  package brings then to yoa fresh,  crisp, inviting.  . Practically every grocer in Cunds  h������i MOONEY'S. Yours will get  them if you ssk. In t tt j lb. pity.  /  Balloon Ropea.  A New Tori concern has begun the  manufacture of a specially made rope  fOr baHoon purposes. One prominent  aeronaut has given It an order for 60,-  d0O-feet^Heretofore^th*ese"'explorers'  of the faithless upper regions bave  been compelled to import the rope  needed for their excursions. Tho kind  now being made in America is hand  spun frOm the finest Italian fibur and  laid up with the utmost cape so as to  produce the greatest possible tensUs  strength wlfh n nalnlmun welrbi      f  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.  BE YOTJR OWN BOSS. Little Capital Required. Will send you for $1.00, 20 Formulas and Processes���������-{regular price $3.00) ���������  any one of wliich may make you a sma'.l fortune; Many are especially valuable to Farmers.  They include Mirror Makiug���������renovating old  Mirrors���������Brightening" old gilt frames���������making Imitation Stained Gla.s. To make pood  Paint for about one cent a pound. Fireproof  Composition for Roofs���������How to Fatten Calves  ���������Hunter's Secret for Catching Game���������Secret  Art Catching Fish���������Also Chinese Method of  Catching Fish���������Arabian Charm for Training  Horses. Many Veterinary Formulas invaluable  to every horse and stock owner. To make  Old Apple Trees Young, and many others ���������  KAY & CO., 1122 Caxton Bld^.. Chicago.  Whales.  About 1,$00 whales are killed yearly,  Each yields on an average over 2,000  gallons of oil.  Broken China. -  Broken china may bo mended by  brushing the edges with white lead,  such as painters uso. Press the pieces  together aud tie them ln place and  leave two or three days to dry.  The World's Great set Library.  The library oftbo British museum,  which now contains between 3,000,000  and 4,000,000 volumes, Ja without exception the largest in tbo world, the  only one which approaches it in size  being tho Bibliotheque Natlonalo, Paris, and It is interesting to note that for  tbo accommodation of this Immense  numbor of books upward of forty-  three miles of shelves are required.  The Ark.  Tbe description nf tho ark, as given  In tho Scriptures, makes'the voasel  about 460 feet in length, 75 feet lu  broadtb and 48 feet In depth, proportions similar to those now ln use for  great vessels,  PERFECTION  nr:*! t fuui.iT ������. c.'.nox   r  :t*.".rt :*o    ,- !���������������*,,  Lourenoo Marque*.  I<onrenco Marquee Is the only good  barber on 1,000 miles of tbe east coast  of Africa.. ���������     ���������*���������*  ���������**4MMM*-*--^|������U_-_---____---������_MM������*  ���������Japan It Getting On.  According to Japanese papers, ������  jyndicato, headed by Oshiro Manyu,  hns made arrangements to float a  joint utook company, with a capital  of 300,000 yen, to construct a floating  pleasure hall and hotel for location  in the most picturesque portion, ol  Tokio bay. It Ir proposod to build  groat seven decked vessel, about 400  feet in length and thirty-two feet In  breadth, with provision for   restaur-  a,.k>,    u-jvol    uvwuwwvuuwyu,    uilliltg  ���������hnIK oonrrrvnl-oriw, nn aquarium,  Roa bathing, etc. It la intended that  tbe vessel shall be connected with the  land by a long pier, visitor! being  thus able to go direct on board from  their jitirikiaha.  *ammmwt*mmm%*Mmmm%wmmmmmmmmmMmmtmmm  Gravity���������A stratagem invented to  conceal lack of intellect.  Eccentric--A term applied to those  whom wo cannot afford to call fools.  Tompor���������Something that at once  gets the best of a man and betrays  the worst of bim.  Wisdom���������That which ia greater than  gold, provided it u our wiadom and  somo other person's gold.  Boor Orapea���������A kind of disafree-  able fruit we would rather taste our.  ealree than have some ������* tie* retch.  A genuine Cashmere shawl requires  the fleece of ten goats and takes  three men six months to make.  BABY'S DOCTOR  "With a box of Baby's Own Tablets on hand. I.feel just, as safe as If  I had a doctor Ut the v hauaft," ... This  is the'experlence of l/lrs. John Young,  Auburn, Ont. Ws Young adds:���������  "I have used the Tablets .for teething arid other troubles of childhood  and have never known them to fail.  Hundreds of other mothers are just  as enthusiastic in their praise. Colic,  indigestion, diarrhoea, worms, constipation and other little ills are  speedily cured by this medicine. It  is absolutely safe���������alwavs does good  ���������cannot possibly do harm, and you  have the guarantee of a government  analyst that the Tablets contain no  opiate or poisonous soothing stuff.  Sold by medicine dealers ojrhy mall  at 25 cents a box from' The Dr.  Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  A turtle died the other day ln Zoo  logical GiTtdens. London,  which    was  thought tn be at least 350 years old.  Your Doctor ���������  Can euro your Cough or ColoV  ��������� no question about that, but���������  why go to all tho trouble and  inconvenience of looking him up,  andthenofhavlnghisprescription  filled, when vou can atop into any  drug store in Canada and obtain  a bottle of SHILOH'8 CURB  for a quarter.  Why pay two to five dollara  when a twenty-five cent*  bottle of SHILOH will cure you  as quickly?  ^Wby not do as hundreds of  i thousands of Canadians havo  ���������dona far tho. paii thirty-fow  yeara: lot SHILOH be your doo-  tor whenever a Cough or Cold  appears.  fiHIL.OH will euro you, and aU  ;    druggists back np this statement  i    with a positive guarantee.  The next * time you have a ,  Cough or Cold euro It with  SHILOH  THE  Metallic  ROOFING  Company l  ir-IITED  Eastlake'  ���������Steel-Shingles  Toronto  FOR THE  ROOF  There's Truest Economy  n^~ in choosing s^  "EASTLAKE"  METALLIC  SHINGLES  They last Indefinitely.  Art* fire, lightning, rust and  leak-proof.  Rt together perfectly by means  of tfielr special patented side  lock, can't possibly work apart  And are more quickly and  eaally laid than any other shingle  on the market  Galvanized "Esatlaltes*  aro heavily coated on BOTH sides  with all the galvanising material  that wiS! adhere to them.  Painted "Eastlakes" are  thoroughly covered on both sfdea  with reliable paint  M Eaatlakes " have been tested  by years of service in all climates,  everywhere giving thorough, last-,  ing satisfaction.  Write and let us give you further information.  WESTERN CANADA FACTORY, 7W N3TRE DAME AVENUE., WINNIPEG.  HEAD OFFICE   - TORONTO-  Serpent fanga.  When a serpieut is about to strike an.  Intended victim he raises his head,  Jaws distended and fangs protruding,  With lightning rapidity he directs the  fangs to the point of attack. The fangs  are hollow muscular tissue growing  from two glands placed on either side  of the bead.  State of-OhiorCity-of'Toledor'���������nr-"  Lucas County,  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that ba  Is senior partner of the firm ot F. J.  Cheney & Co., doing business In the city  of Toledo, County and State aforesaid,  and that said Arm will pay the sum of  ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and  every case of Catarrh that cannot be  cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.  FRANK;;!;; CHENEY,  Sworn to before me aha subscribed in  my pretence thi* (th day of December,  A. D. 1886. A. W. GLEASON,  (Seal.) Notary Public  Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken internally  and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the systtm. Send for  testimonials free.  F. J. CHENBT A CO., Toledo. O-  Bold by all Druggists, T>o  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation  Paraley.  In ancient Greece tbe parsley was a  funeral plant, and there was a tradition that it grew best in cemeteries.  I was cured of Acute Bronchitis by  MINARD'S  LINIMENT. *  Bay of IalandB.   J, M. CAMPBELL.  I was cured of Facial Neuvalgia bv  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  Springliill, N.S.       WM. DANIELS.  I waa oured of Chronic Rheumatism  by   MLNARD'S   LINIMENT.  Albert Co,, N.B.     GEO. TINGLEY.  Aa immense natural cave of great  beauty has ueen discovered underlying  th.ee of ThF'piincipal- stieets of Con-  stintine,  Algeaa. ���������'"-"  Minard's  Liniment Cures Distemper.  About   4,400 . stags  are   killed  Scottish moovs.  an-  PRAISE  (PRONOUNCED 51-KUK)  k Marvellous and Triumphant Record  of VlctoryOvor Disease,   ^js  <'*l*m������'t*'m^mmm*^LZ^  Ko medicine has ever effected as lam  i number of wonderful and almost maV  vellona cons as ftychine. It has had one  oonnnuoos record of victories over diseas-  w?ii?ei1^*t������ #���������* lttn*������ wdstomaeh.  Where doctors have pronounced eases  inctuable from oonfmnpUon and ether  wasting disesses Psyehine rteps Vand  reecnee ntunbeiless people even from thi  very verge of the grave.   Coughs, Golds.  Ji<liPWH'p?e,W0,ni������' *nd oth������ Ske  troobles, all of which are forerunners of  Consumption, yield quickly U> the cur*.  Uve powers of Psych&ie.  Nn. OanrobeU. one of the many cored,  makes the following sUtemeat������  I cannot ntrnta from talllnt til who mfst  oomyiunnand p_du_l������ ������d to  I oouid not deep,..was lubji  Electro Magni'i.  Joseph Ilcury waa tlic Orct to ?on-  atruct electro ujugiuKH in a useful  form. In 1*12. nt tlw Albany academy,  ho succeeded In rluglng n boll ovor a  mile of wire.  W.   N.   U.   He.   eti  Thoy Drive Pimples Away.--A face  covered with pimples la u*i������iglitly. It  tells of Internal Jrrcgularltlt'n which  should long since hava been corrected,  The liver and tho kidneys arm not pur.  forming thoir functions in the healthy  way thoy should, nnd thoso pimple's  are to let you know ihnt llm bl������(>t| pro-  tests. Parmelco'i Vegetable Pills will  drive them all away, and will leave the  skin clear and clean. Try them, mul  theru will bu another witness to thiir  excellence.  Fsydilne for a short Umet tu7ruS  2X25.^5 ?i?w disappoint,  WY0H1NB has no sobstltate.  Thwe la no otber medicine "foi ai  food.  At ��������������� Jsalsrs. lOe, aad $1.00 ear tr*tte,  ffi       It eat write te  tit moowi, imu, m m, tt t, mm  Dr. Roof ��������� Kidney Pm# are a euro  Sfe'������iS������,Tr,,''to" Mc!!!  I  THE  REALLY TASTY TOAST  ���������For BrwnMast, or LuncbDP.*i, la    v '     ,  TRISCUIT  t������^.!2H2������l%' *$?"' 1't'mW*l* fi ���������"���������"��������� Nourlshlao than  tJllirilu ?!". iTfu.H,0ft-,,h-,,tlvh',li <l?uf <M,,������  Unequalled and  Indispensable fer light, quirt lunehee in winter weather.  TWtCUIT Is the wafer of the eeoelly wholesome shredded whole  wheat BISCUIT  All Oroeere.    tend fer the "Vital Queetlene Oeek leek," prepaid. ,  CANADIAN tHRIOOKO WHIAT CO, LIMITID,  12 CHURCH STRUT, TORONTO. 3t%  ^���������v^' '"  TYffi   NEWS,   Cti&B<tt*l',A!ro.   l^JPfTSff   COLTOmtA.  THE CUMBERLAND   NEWS  Lsaued Every Wednesday,  J.   A.  Bates,  Editor and   Proprietor.  The oolumns ot The Newk are o\><"\ to *ll  ���������ho wish to express therein vtewB o waiters of public iutt-resi  While we do not hold ourselves re * m-,i-  He for the utterances of correspondent, we  r;<>erve   ia ��������� rig tic   of   deoliaiug   to iuser  CjatmunicaiioiiB utmeceasarily pttraonRl.  WEDNESDAY,   JUNE 5,    1907  -Union  S^b-tTEBL    O  '.ZDJL-V1S,  \  ������tel  PP.OPBIEX  English 4 x feORTO'N always on tap also, the 'amous MILWAUKEE  BEERS���������Anhenser. Bohemian, Sch'itz. &c. "OLD.GREY BEARD"  SCOTCH WHISKY, Best Wines and Liquors of all kinds.  The Bearding and Lodgiug 1) pa'rtmeut, under die immediate supinuteDdence of Mra  Davis, will be found Firet oliiss in every resjjeut.  BATES,  $1 oo per day upwards.  imr-*������***������"    ���������iw*������****'*wr������w^;**������'*i_~_^^  Some people talk about conditions that prevail in Cumberland  and have not a good word to say  about the place or some of its people. In fact gossip has become |me  ���������art with some, and these sanie people wonder why the town does not  prosper. A lown is what.,the people., residing .in it make it.  A live prosperous town is a  most desirable plaee to live, and a  town may prosper and yet be small.  Every citizen in this city should  be interested in it's prosperity.  There are numerous ways of.  doing this, and one excellent way  is to speak well of it, and of your  neighbors. lt is true patriotism  to standby your itown and those  you came in contact with each  day of the week. Don't be everlastingly knocking.  "Don't knock." If you can'*;  speak well of your .neighbors say  nothing at iill. Remember a shut  mouth is ijiost becoming to ������ ������������������*������������������  fool.���������Cowichan Leader.  Those who have the privilege of  The Right  FURNITURE STORE  As tin* resuitof n recent judicious [purchase a now lot ofifurniture arrived this wtek,  We soil at prices to suit all pockets.  -REPAIRING A SPECIALTY,  J. H. COLLIHS, Cuml>ei?laiid.  fepiialt 1 Hauaimo Ry  , -"WSsSft  Ws3  ?������:  WHlf4,w-'*>-#'HUl!B������_������f������'������������v!6^'!������ tttcfc'l** ���������'  *���������?*.,-���������*-reietm  A New Dainty-  Rosette Wafers  If you can imagine a zephyr mixed with  dew and a li*tle powdered sugar, and fried  on a sunbeam���������you may get some idea of  how a Rosette Wafer looks and tastes,  w     You  can   make  forty Rosettes   in  ?! twenty minutes at a cost of ten centa. set to any address  * We'll sell you a full ���������__   '        ���������     _ __.    -.  | set qf Rosette Irons.  S+'f\      WatSOn^&Moljrregl  I neatly boxed, for........  UUf      ��������� ,    . r ,     ,       c.  1 _���������   .        _ _     .   _    .'���������    _    .'     Sole Agents, Johnston Stree  Ib Thousands of  ���������--SpxueSaa  will be pleased to deliver/        ^ I  ss for.. OOC  ori  eet  s. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.  VlCTO^aiJi.- CCT__03*_        _=aO*U"T__l  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for ���������  'Ni-naimo, calling <������t   North  Saanich |  Cowrh.iH Bay    Maple   Hay,  Crofton, '  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight j  or passengers offer.  ** ������  Leaves Nana.mo Tuesday, 5  p.m.j for  Union Uay and Comox.  Leaves Como* Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Union Uay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m,, for  'Comox'and-way ports..  Leaves: Comox Friday, 7 a.rc., for Nanaimo and w,ay pons.  S-Ails from Nanaimo Friday, 2   p.m., for  Victoria, ending at Kuper and Theus  Islands, Crofton, Maple Hay, CowichJ  an   Hay  and   North    Saanich   when  . freight and. passengers offer ���������  North Saanich  wheD tide and weather  conditions  permit.  VANCOUVER - NANAIMO - LADYSMITH   ROUTE  S.S.     ������*JOAN."  Sails I om   Vancouver   for   Nanaitiio  daily, except Sundays, at 1.30 p.m.  Sails from   Nanaimo   for   Van ouver  d.'nly, except Sundays, at 7 a^in  TIME TABLE  EFFECTIVE  Monday, October lnt, 1906  NORTH ROlWn���������R*nul Doy-*  SPORT  ^d Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  ROD and GUN  If you like to re-id ot the experiences ol  anglers, shooters and campers or yachting;  or it you are interested io country life, ask  your ner.'sdealer for Forest and Stream.  or write for free specimen.copy, or send  twenty-five cents for four weeks' trial trip.  Forest and Strewn Is a large Illustrated  weekly lournal, which contains the following  departments:  Game Bag and Gun,      Natural Hiatory,  Sea and River Fishing,  Yachting,  The Sportsman Tourist, Ct_noein_������  Rifle and Trap, Kennel.  We send free our catalogue ot the best boobs  on outdoor lite and recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM PUB. CO.  346 Broadway, New York City.  POLLEf-IATE   SCHOOL  FOR BOYS  The Laurels.        Beleher'.Street  Victoria B. C.  Til  Patron  uud   Visitor,  10RD   BISHOP  OF   COLUMBIA.  Illustrated Rosette Recipe Book  . FREE on request,  VICTORIA,  H. (J.  gauer_-___'������_--3 ___��������� t  J  * an**A"Mi-.iiriiKWi.iif*i. mttaSUHsunr-**vai.unMJ  IHmaWltani&.m^Xmtm*****,**^****^  a trip ili rough Coniox valley this"  time of the year can boast of gazing on the most beautiful farming  district in British Columbia, or  Any other country for tbat matter.    Nature has richly   endowed  '     ~ .    ar  this district witli verdure and fertility.  Bear-da are said to be coming in  again. Take a stroll any afternoon through the- pleasant, highways and by-way. which lead  through clubland, and see for  your doubting self. Observe, too,  when you motor citywards the  gilded youth of the Stock Exchange. Thoy toil not, neither  do they spin, but- some among  them are growing beards very iuic  cessfully���������nice little scented  beurds which give them quite a  Persian, poetical appearance. Lon  don Leader,  The progress of cities is measured by tlu* public spiiit of their in-  habitant!*. Men whone only interest is in the success of their  own individual business may  nwk������ money for thoiimulvos, but  they cm not build successful cition  any iimio than a pile of stones can  furnish sustenance for growing  nlanls,���������Ex  FOOD FOU THOUGHT  Citltivato a courteous hearing.  Be earnest in tho search of good  apeak of all the beat we may.  Seek your joy in what you give,  and not in wii������������t jv<������ #ui.  Aud many a word at   random i  apoken, may soothe or   wound a  heart that's broken.  I.    1 <i. , 1 ���������.. 11    1   .. t ..  tMtntt   OUU   '.ilk'v.ixt   1.'   w������w   "Mivt-bt  of virtue, and you don't know how  much may unravel.  The pillar of granite is no less  granite lienaiwe it is fmlitdied. A  man is no loss a man Ift'eaiiseho is  a complete gentleman.  Hot in the clamor of tho street,  not in the shout and plaudits of  tbo throng* but in o������ree\\ee aro  triumph and defeat,  Riverside Hotel . .  THE FINEST HUNTING ANU FISHING GROUNDS  -'.j ON THE ISLAND.=====F=  Livery Stable, Telegraph Office and Barber Shop Convenient  to  Hotel.  Everything up to Date.  DAMS'& FECHNBE, prophitom.  witwitw **-*&**��������������������������������� '-mem  i *MlfVm%+���������*������m**mvt+mea.r ".****  ,.v������-������"f**j;A'*������*fl-������'-r.*ww,"*������i  ?B^s*sas!'i?^^  i  i  P  i Operate seven large factories in New England.  r '  * Are now selling their famous footwear throughout  the Dominion of Canada.   Their many brands,  I including "All America" for men and(  women, "Mayfair" for women,  I "Erica," medium priced  shoe for  I men, also the well known "Old  i Homestead/' a sturdy shoe for  1 hard usage*  Passengei   Trains  ���������*  Daily  SundA-y  Stutious.  No, I  Wed.  S.������t.  . No. S  Victoria,  De. .) 00  De, 16 00  KUHNfcls,  9.04  10.(14  ShawTiigaft,           ~"   10-7���������  ���������rvtrio-  11  10.22  17.18  0.?l)bla Hill,  10.40  17.30  Cowiohau,  10.48  17 41  I-oksilah,  10.5a  17.47  Duucao's,  1) 00  17.68  .SolllBIIOH,  IJ .07  18 10  VYttBtholaio,  11.18  :18.2E'  OneniaiiiUfS,  11 32  18 U  Luidycniit-h,  11.57  is. 5r>  S'lUthVVollingtou,  12.18  10.19  Niiimimo,  12*81)  10.80  VVelliu������<tw"u,  Ar V2.53  Hr 10 43*  SOUTH BOUND--Rend Up  No..2  No, 4  Victoria,  Ar   lti.OO  19.55  HUHH* Is,  12 'na  10 ������M  iShawnigiin,  10 51  18.35  11  :o.48  18.80  Cobble Hill,  in..10  16.'.i!  Oowjcbttu,     v  10.15  IS,OS  Koitiilali,  10 on  18ii������  Uuocau'a,  10 02  17.58  HoiucaoF,  if 47  17.43  WtiHiholme,  0.37  17.82  Clibiuuii'US,  "    t),i'6  17 22  L'tdyMiuth,  De. 11.00  De. IU 58  11  Ar. 8.&0  Av, 10 48  South Wellington,  8.-26  18 27  Naimii-io,  8.15  10.15  Wul ington,  Do. 8.00  De. 10 00  Head Manu-r  J.W.XAING, ESQ ,  M.A.,   OXFORD.  Assisted by three Graduates of the Recognized Universities of Great Britain and Uau-  ada.- ��������� ���������" '���������> '*  Moderare terms ior boarders.  Property cons sta of five acres with spaoi-  ous sjhool l>\tildih������8, extensive reweatm-  grounr!n ������> nmuMiuiii. Ondo.t corps ori<aoa  (Zed.  -APPLY TO  HEAD MASTER.  -Gu-m-beNand���������  Hotel  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  ANDr   SECOND     STREET  CUMBERLAND   BO.   -  Mrs J. H, Piket, Proprietress.  When-'in..Cumberland be-'wure  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel, b'ir-t-Class Accomoda'  tion for transient and jiermftn-  ent boarders.  Sample Rooms ana  Public Hall  Run in Connection with  Hotel  Bute's from *1.00 to $2.0U per /lay  Wood'g Phcsphodi&e,  Tlio Great Enalim Jlcmcdy.  TnnoA nnd invigorates tlio wliolo  nervous Rystoui, nialtos new      old   .   x'ov Sale at THi. BIQ iXUJctx-,  Simon Leiser & Co. Ltd.  Dominion  Jiotcl  VictoHo, B. C.  The Kates iii'o Lower than other  firat-cliuw hotcl������, with Aecomo-  datitm Superior to many.  IUioiim with or without bath.  American I'lau   91.50   to $2.50.  per 1 lay.  Euru|.c;ui Phiii,    liounu  uuly,  ,50 to $1.50, |k������i dny.  Freo I*ri*s.  "STAR1 I  Stable  Hayman & Maxwell. I  Proprietors.  trKAV.SIEKS, and UKAYMKN  SINC.I.K nnd  1XMJULK   RK.S+  tw   HiKK,.       ALL   OkliKKST  PROMPTLY ATTENDED   TO  Thousund Mile and Commutation Tickets on sale, uood ovct rail unci stc;m,et  lines^ ut two und one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Kxcur.  sions, nnd reduced rites for parties may  be amused foi on application to the  Dist, Pass. Afjent at Victoria,  Ihe Companv reserves tbe right to  change without previous notice, steamers  sailing dates nnd hours ol sailing,  Excursion Tickets on .Sale from nnd to  all Stations, good lor g"ing journey Saturday and .Sunday, reluming nut Inter  han Mondav,  J, VV. TUOUP, Gon. Hup. B.C. Coast Sor.  G. L, COU11TNKY, Dist. Frl. & hu, Ag.  CirauHc nnd Marble Worku,  wB*^_5^^  Granite and Ma hi*? Moitumentt.TaU.  lata, t.to,, at the lowenfe prioat, oon-  siitent with flrsi-olrii'ii ������tock ond  workmnniihip,    Write for partiouUn.  JUoodin old Votnn. Ou^HNrrv  oua Debility, Mental and Iiruin Worry, Ikn-  potulency, Sexual Wenkntttt. lbnianicva, Spcr.  matorrhtm, and Vtffntn ofAlnmeor JivecHHcit.  Prico 11 per box, sixf������rl& Ono will pleupo. t.x  will out-o. Sold by all drnffffi.ts or innllod in  plain pk������, on rooolpt ot price, wto pnm*-klet  mailed free, THo Wa<9d Modioino Oo,  iformerly Wlndaorl Toronto, Oni*  OUR BEST  OLrUBBINO     OFFERS  Thin piipur AND A NEIV Subsoriptfon to  U*Kulnr prio������ for both,   Our Prioo  Dally Witness,      $4,50 $3,00  ...*K.   ..... 2M  Weekh Witness,  World Wide,        3.00  \   2 .OO  2.28  Northern Messenger 1,90 1,75  Our uKliiulfttum. aro Imnod itriotly on no  ow.li in a ivanoo. H.inpleg of theio paper  may be hvuit at our olfloe,  STBPHHN ilONBS.   I  ::3r_8t,Rimi1)er]aiidi:  ��������������� . .... ^.... .***  -%s*\mlfW**1rt*\*-  A. Steujcirt,  Yates St.  Victoria,   B. C.  . .     |      i.  Moprocl^l Bros,  sAJCiHixvS  HRKAD. Cakei* end Pie* deliver  ed daily to any part of City,  MtxHTooK. . Groceries  U tml tn u������or notioe we quote beei  by thequnrter nn follows  POKR QUAHTER     ���������    ���������    -    9cU  HindQuartku  ���������   ���������   ���������   lOctB  J. McPlilETsONS  DUNSMUIR AVK. CUHBWlANti,  P. PHILLIPS HARRISON  Ilarrlator and Solicitor  mid  Notary Publle  Conv-ayanulns  Cumberland    B. 0- ;l .   - **���������   f , Sr; .."..sS-r *    r *���������-'  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  OR  ���������SA^KRA-TUta  IS THE BEST.  E.W.GlLLETt;ffA?S  TORCiNTO.ONT.  -J-4BR-MMJgBBgMMH'-----R--r---^^  NOTIOE.  Riding on t.icomotives and rail  way cars of the Union Colliery  Compar.y by any person or per  Bone���������except rain crew���������iti strictly  prohibited. Employees are eub-  iec to dismissal for allov1; ag same  ;���������'",. By "order  Francis D  LitSik  Muria^er  When in OumbeplaM  STAY   AT THE..   VEISD-OME.  tST    All Oosvknikkciss koh Gue-jt.-;  rilKBAUIS  Suri'LIKK WITH  Best Liquors and CiKars  0, QANNEK  JAPANESE  at a Low Price.  Wholesale and Retail.  Sweet and Oleum >\\i<\  i'v  A *r  Bo lbs $2.65  No. 5 ���������"Joptowtr,.. . Cmnbi. riand B  .'���������"Vtfctt-I  JOHN McLEODS  FOIl FIRST-'JLA8S  CANDY, FlU/lTH,  CIGARS & TOBACCOS.  ���������IJU-  60   YEARS'  EXPERIENCE  Trade Marks  DltlONl  OOPVRIOHTI AC.  ....���������/ono lonrtlng a nHetflli nnd deiorlntlnn nm-/  ulflldr niucriftlii onr opinion froo wliothor an  ������������������            '-'      "ttntniunloft.  on I'utonti  onloKlf  iiivnnlli  minimi*. Ih prnlin  my jmt'BVitfiyfpr'C'i  *-f'riil.jANDBOpK  null Stunii il  ohnrB������,lntbo  Scientific American.  tlnniHtrlot yonnililont!  o, lite   '  ������������������.tout* tnkon .tnrouiii.  ,   tpteinl netted, without olmr_6, in tno  SEEDS,  TREES, PEAHT8,  FOR THE  FARM, GARDEN, LAWN  or CONSERVATORY  NO seedless plume, NO pities*   apples, NO c>b)ees conl���������just old  reliable varieties a I reasonable  prices  Fertilizers Bee  Supplies  ���������   Suiay Pumps  Spraying Materials Cut Flowers  Etc,    Etc.  Oldest established nursery ou tbe  Mainland of B.C.       ���������'Catalog Ft eo  M. J. HENRY  Greenhouses and P. O. Ad-  ��������� dress-3010 WeBtuuiiBter'Road.  BRANOKNUUSERI"RS~South Vanci-im r  P.S.���������If your local meivhivnis do not  h.mdl. my seeds, send direct. We prepay 50 packets assorted .varieties nf  GaRUEj|I SEEdS in ordinary 5c papers  (tested stuck) to your nearest post office  for $1���������20 packetsfor 50c,', trial collection  00000 ooooooooooouof  0   -_v *  -o  O   dWpi    i  o  o  o  o  o  o  0  O i am  prep-ired   to G  ^ furnish Stylish Rigs ������  0 and do Teaming at C  q reasonable rates, x  O  O  D. KILPATRlCK  Cumberland ~  '+***  000 ooooooooooooooo.  BIRON GRAWIQKB  COURTENAY, B.C,  DREEDER uf H^st^in Cattle, Chester White Pij^s,,. Barred I'lymout  Rock., &c.  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  ..-���������������������������������umii������nii|i|������ii in iuiim ���������������������������������,������������������������  ; * ���������       ti ' * '       ��������� - ���������  When In Courtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Every convenience for guests.    ,  The Oontial Hotel for Sportsmen  None but the Dest of Wines and Liquors  at the Har.  RATES REASONABLE  1 J].. .t-|l     .     .  John Johnston,    Prop.  CANADA'S   GREATEST  NURSERIES  lout froo, Olilnit nuonoy for"aoauNjVKjpntaiitt.  t'atunt-* tukon tlirmiuli Stunii Aco. recol<������  tent  A htuiiliomnl*/ llli.iMTi-.tnr" weakly,   t.nrmMit dr-  ���������mtliitlim ot nny miluntlUn Journal.  Tonim, IS m  ���������; four riHiiitliit, VI. Sold by nil nawHilnnlqM,  Jrweb Qfflca, t% f flu W_ihln������loii. I),  - **t*i at- ' art"*  Cook's Cotton Root Compound.  only rnto oireoMial I .  uofliilator on which women can  depend Soldin tbwo d<  Tho groat Uterine Tonlo, Had  ��������� jlrtlathroo  ot stronfrth-No. 1, il 1 No.  i������ uvgrtM-ni ���������irongej*. en ������*o,a,  tor nntwln*) chhou, M \\c-r box.  " "  OS  ild  Oft_Xlt0ISlNlO0.,T0ll0NTO,ONT. tlornmlv It *.*-������&  mam  WANT  A LOCAL SALESMAN  FOR  CUMBERLAND  Skeena Land District  District   of  Queen  Charlotte   Islands,  .TAKE notice that Johri F. L. Embury,  of Regina, Saskatchewan, Barrist������r-at-  law, intends t*> apply I'or a special timber'  liceiice over the .followltit; described  luiidy: ��������� -situate nu tho Nurtli side uf  Skidegati-i Inlet, Grahum lslaud.  Claim No l���������C**mni,'Qoiiig at a post  Planted 011 the North West coruer of lot  10a R.uigt-yii julining north 40 chains,  east lGi) ohains, south 40 chains, w-st 160  chains back to the pluoa of beg nuiug.  and oontuiuiug.GJO acres more or loss..  .Dated May4th,190i.  JOHN ML. EMBURY-Applicant.  Cakl. G. Johjjstoxe,  Agent  Claim No. 2���������Commencing at a post  planted ou thn North West corner of  'Jlaim No. 1, running North 40 cli ins?,  East 100 chaiut, South .40 chains, West  ICO chaius, back to the place oi beginning  and containing GiO acres more or less.  Dated May 4tu 1907.  '*,. ' '.���������������������������'  JOHN P, L. EMBURY-Applicant.  Carl G. Johnstone, Agent..  Claim No, 3���������Commencing at a post  planted ou the North West comer of  Claim No. ii, running North 40 chains,  EaBt J60 chains, S'oatn .iJ cbaiiis, West  100 chains, back to: the pli*.ce of beginning, and coutafning 640 acres more or  less.", "i, ���������    "    '  Dated.May "-Jtli, 1907.  JOHN b\ L.  EMBURY-Applicant.  Cakl G. Johsst..xk, Ageut.  Claim No. 4���������Commencing at a post  plauieii al uie ^North Wt-_t coiner of  C.aim No il, I'uimtug iJotivh 40 chains,  Weat 100 cnains, North iO chains, East  iOo chains, b,iciv lo the place ^f beginning and O'juiiiiuuig OiO iicres moie oc  10>S.  Dated May iih, 190 i.  JOiltt l-\ y, E..IBURY-Applicant.  OaBL G.   JoUNiiXOMB,  Ag* Ut.  ���������Jlaim N *" 0���������Comuiduoiug at,. a   punt  "()U*n*lT50"7i*j=tJiiO    ^oUuti-^-jiiUoi.���������COi'Tiei'���������01"'  Claun No 4, runniug oouiti t-iO  cnains,  West 60 chains, Norlh 80 cbains. E:u>t 60  cnains, bacK to plane .>a. beginning,  and  containing 040 acres more or less.  Dated :*���������.:.}* Tin, .1007.  Jouu i'\ xi   EMB'J ltY,���������Applicant.  . Caul G.J.n.vsroxB, Agent.  Claim No. b\���������0- inmoueing at, a popt  planted  al tiie North    West ooruur of  wlaiin  No. 4, runu.ng North 40 chains,  EiiutlfiOoh ;ius, Soutu io chaius, West  ioo ciioim>, jack tu place of begin; ing,  u.iu ouUbiiimng tilu .ict'eo inoiooi*icus,  Daied Jduy 7Ui, 1907.  John Ir,. 1* EMBURY.-Applionrit.  Cakl G. Joh.nstoni.,   Agent  th.im No. '/.���������Commencing at a pest  planted at tho North. Eass oornor of  Claim No. 6, running South 40 chaius*  W-'oBt llil) olmius, North 40 ohainB, East  KiOchaiuH, back to place of beginning,  and oonfcaiuJuK ti4- aores more or loss.  Dated May 7th, 190*,.  JOHN P. L. EMBURY,-Applioant,  The drink of strong men and healthy women  Is The Best  Bottled or in  Barrels.  The UNION BREWING Co.,       Nanaimo B.C.  Carl G. Johnstone, Agent.  Claim No 8-Commencing at a post  planted at the North East corner of  Claim No 7, running North 40 e~aius,  West 160 chains, South 40 chain-, East  160 chains, back tithe place of beginning, and coutainiug^G-K) acres more or  less.'       *-,,-.-  Dated May 7th, 1907.       *     ,  JOHNF. L. EMBURY-Applicant.  Cabl G. Joiinstoxk, Agent.  Claim No. 9���������Commencing at a post  planted at the North East corner of  Claim No 8 runuing North 40 chainH,  West 1G0 chains, South 40 chains',. East  160 chains, back to tho place of, beginning, and containing 640 acres more or ���������  Ipcu  Dated May 7tb. 1907.  JOIINF.L. EMBURY,���������Ap-plicant.  Caul G. Johnstonk, Agent.  Claim No. 10--Commencing at a post  planted at the Nortb West corner of  ���������Claim No. 6, running North 40 chaks,  East 160 chains, South 40 chains, West  160 chaius, back to the place of beginning and contaiuiug640 acres moio or less  Dated May 8th. 1907.  >  JOHN F. L. EMBURY-Applicant.  Carl G. Johnstonk, Agent.  Claim No. 11- Commencing at a post  planned at the North West corner of  Claim No 10 runuing North 40 chains,  East 160 chaius, South 40 cuaius, West  100 chains, back to the place of beginning and containing 640 acres more or  less.. *   DatedMayJtliL1907.  JOHN P. L, "EMBURY���������Applicant.  Cakl G. Johnstone, xVgeut.  Claim No. 12���������Commencing ut a post  planted at the North West corner of  C aim No 11, running Kprth 40 chains,  East 160 chains, ISouth 40 chain*, West  160 chains, back to the place of , beginning and containing 640 aores, more or  lOs-8.  Dated May 8th, 1907.  JOHN*1. L. EMBURY-Applicant.  Caul G. Johnstonk, Agent.  Claim No Id���������Coinuioiciug1 at' a post  plauted at tbe North West corner of  Claim No 1 , ruuning North 40 chains,  East���������'100 ohaids, South 40 chains, West  100 ohains, back to the place of beginning  and oolitaiuiug GiO ueres, more or lees.  Dated May 8th, 1907.  JOHN If. h, EMBURY,-Apphcnnt.  Uari, G. JohJjstonb, Agout.  Claim No. U���������Oommcnclug at a poet  phwted at tbe North West oornor of  Claim No IB, running North 40 chahs,  East 160 chains, South 40 chains, Weat  160 chains, back to the   plaoe of beginning, and containing 640 acres, more or  less.  Da>d May 8th, 19C7.  JOHN P. L. EMBURY,-Applicant.  Caul G. Johnstoni?, Ag������isu  Claim No 10-ComitH'Uf'.ing at a pott  planted ai the Nortn West oor-'i-r of  Claim fto 14, running. North -10 cbains,  East ICO chains", Bouth 40 chains*, Wost  160 chains, buck to the place . of beginning, and containing 640 acres, more or  less.  Dabd May 8th. 1907.  .     JOHNF. L.  EMBURY -Applicant.  Carl G. Johnstonk, Agent.  Claim No. 16-Commencing at a poat  planted at the North West corner of  Claim No 15,;running North 40 cbains,  East 160 chaius. South 40 ohains, Weat  160 chains, baok to the place of beginning, and containing 040 acres, more or  less.  Dated May 8th, 1 07.  J OIIN P. L. EMBURY-Applicant.  Carl G. Johnstonk, Agent,  Claim No 17���������Commencing at a poBt  planted at a poet 80 chains distant from  the North Webt corner of Claim 16 iu an  eastern direction irom said North Weat  corner running North 80 chains, East, 80  chains, South 80 chains, West SO chains^  back to the place of beginning, and containing 640 acres more or lesB.  Dated May 8th, 19i*7.  JOHN P.L. BMBURY.-Applioant.  Caul G. Johnstonk, Ageut  11129  NOTICE  TENDERS are hereby called tor  tbe pureh'aeeof Lot* 65, 67, 68,, 73  and 74, jn tbe tott-naile of Courtenay  B. C part of tho estate of Alexander  J. Mellado deceated. The lowest  or any tender not necessarily accepted Tenders subject to the approval of the Courl,  "Bruuo Mellado"  Adminiturutor of tbe estate ol  A.J. Mellado deceased.  Cumberland, B.C., April 17th 1907  14t171y  ATSON������������  to Hull  II lull OIiihu  Nui'Hory ������tool<  in Fruits mid Onmiiunitnls   Uir%-  ont lint of novv HpiuMaltiot* ovor off*  urod.    Start now  at bost Boiling  Hi'fison." Licuiicod hy B.O.   Oov-  ormnoiifc to m\\ in tho I'rovinco of  liritish   Columbia.   Big   induce-  I miMtt.������.    Lilu.|"*l   Vnv.    Unnilsn-ino  Hold bir all -rugsrlnU, ot wit 1 ,,      r.   lf.      ���������,     ,/        ., ,  wopftia on iwolpt of prhHK    Iho Ouuit,   lonitoi'V   Kot-oivod,  svnto for terms and (Jutalo^uo, and  w\w\ 25c for our aluniinuin pocltot  microscope   [Mngnifios 4-^ times  NOTICE.  9  166 aoroH. more or lata, nt Hamfleld  Creek, Barclay Diatriot. This lnnd ear*  ri������ the ooal nnd ia heavily timbered.  Prioe 116.000,  D m't be tuklcvl but the toruiiuu. ou  Vnooouver Inland on the Weat CWttbe  nettrwt point to th* Orient of one or probably two or three of the great continent-  afrailwaya -will be ai Barclay Honnd.  and BOc for our handy saw, ju*t  tho thing for trimming trow [cut*  iron as woll as wood.l  mt  Stone <fc Wellington,  Foiithiii JSurserios,  (Over 800 ooroa]  TORONTO    - -    ONTAIUO  T'-"  immmm  ^Mm'y.  ���������**���������*������������������������  Kiugot Scotch Whiskieg,  The HUD80N8' BAY CO  8ole Agents for 8 C THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  CANADA AND THE NAVY.  "Would   Expect  Larger Share of Protection If Contributing To Its Cost.  The debate on the address recentlv  *ras enlivened by a statesmanlike and  tactful speech from Mr. Balfour dealing with Mr. Harold Cox's proposal  xnat the question of larger colonial  contributions to the cost of the navy  should be raised at the approaching  Colonial Conference.  The proposal was ill-advised.  If we  study the question from the colonial  -standpoint,   we  shall  see that there  ���������atns strong  political   reasons  against  *ny such a request being pressed by  ���������the Mother Country.   Canada, for example, needs first and foremost the  assistance of a powerful army to defend her southern frontier. That Eng-  tapd is_not attempting to give her.  d he    Monroe    doctrine   incidentally  protects her against aggression on the  |>art of any power    other than the  United States.   She  knows  that the  British Navy is now almost entirely  ���������concentrated in home waters, and if  ���������<8be contributed to its costs she could  *������carcely be expected to acquiesce in  Turn-condition of affairs.   As for Aus-  -*ra^������.]t^at country is much exposed  ���������r? foreign attack because its popula-  "tion is so exiguous, but even here a  ������*mtribution in cash  is undesirable.  ip_r better would it be for the Australians to form a navy of their own  "������r to train and equip a strong land  foroe,   which   would   be  of  infinitely  "greater  service  to  the  Empire  than  ������������������any tribute o! gold.  _ Mr. Balfour pointed   out   that  the  Daughter-States of the Empire incur  some 'danger "from the Imperial tie, if  'they_also derive real advantages from  tt. He 'doubted, and with reason, whe-  "���������'���������Sher the "British Fleet could be dimin-  ���������ssh6d  even   if   this   countrv   lost  its  "colonies.   Mr. Winston Churchill indicated ' the sound  lines  on which  the  Government will   act  in  the  Conference.   It will endeavor to secure the  ���������organization   of   colonial     forces   on  principles  similar  to  those   accepted  'in'England, and it will not put forward   foolish   claims   on  account   of  ^-services conferred on  the Empire by  i<U"e'fBrifcJsh Navv.  k MOTHER'S MESSAGE  i   m MOTHERS  *WHAT   ZAM-BUK   DID   FOR   HER  '1 -71  CHILD  '-If 'this statement is the means   of  Reading  some    mother    to    introduce  5_am-Buk to her home, I shall be   very  glad."    So  says  Mrs.  K. Watkins, of  26 Forgue Avenue, Montreal, and ccn-  tinues:     "My boy. Walter  (9),    while  attending    school,    contracted    some  sores.     These spread, and became so  bad that some of them on the heel and  ankle made it almost impossible    for  'Mm to walk.     I used various    oint-  ���������ments, but the sores persisted,     Ono  ���������Say Zam-Buk was recommended, and  w*s got a supDly.     It seemed to take  tha soreness out of the place to which  ���������It was applied right away, and    the  wounds began to heal.     In   about a  ���������'week's time the sores, which had cle-  1 tied other treatment, were completely  Hfc'sn'lafl,, and there Is now not a trace of  (B'ore on his body!    J believe Zam-Buk  'to be the best balm ever produced."  ���������}    When a mother rubs on to the delicate Bkln of children a balm or salve,  she needs to be as careful as if she  were giving a child an  Internal   re-  .medy.     Zam-Buk is pure���������free from  ixlti .animal fat and all mineral    mat-  i-iflivamd may be applied with woniler-  siul'benefit-even to the skin of young  Ciabes.      Zam-Buk  heals sores,  cures  ^eraema, spring skin eruptions, ulcers,  ringworm, Itch,    barber's   rash,  blood  5-olson, bad leg, salt rheum, abrasions,  a������X������������ee������Hes, cuts, burns, scalds, and all  akin  Injuries and    diseases,      of all  stores and  druggists at 50  cents, or  from Zam-Buk tjo., Toronto, for prh'.i.'.  "p boxes    for  $2.50.    Baseball players  *wd athlete.! And It. best embroL<tii.jii.  'two deaths occurred among the  S,55* whlto laborers in the canal zone  ���������during February. The sick rate was 24  tn every 1,000 pernong fur the month,  Tho annual death rate hus I'ulleu to 4.2  .���������par 1,000,  ik Liniment for the Logger ��������� Log-  tjyorit lead a life which exposes them to  ���������many purlin, Wounds, outa and bruisel.  ���������cannot be altogether avoided In preparing timber for the dilvo and in  trit/cr work, where wet and cold coin-  ftiinoil are of daily experience, coughs  aad colds and nmsotilnr pains cannot  ���������but ensuo. Dr, TIioiiihh' Koleotrie Ull,  when applied tn tho injured nr admin-  -stored to the ailing, work* SvuimIuii*,  Drumhoad oourt-niartinl, tho Runsian  fcuvcruuuiit'H moat teniblo wiapuu fur  ���������visiting suiuhmry vtMigeanco upon re-  'VQlutloiiUts and otltwia, wan uttacked  'in- the-duiiia and ptubahly will be  abolished,  uaianae and Neptune.  The astronomer Lalande narrowly  escaped being made famous by a discovery. He accidentally struck Neptune with his glass on May 8, 1785, but  supposed It was a star. H* put It down  in his notebook as a star and recorded  its exact situation. Two days later he  struck It once more and made a record  of it. But when he looked over hl3  notes he found he had It down as being in two different places, and as a  star cannot move in forty-eight hours  he supposed be had made a mistake ln  one of his notes. If he had used his  mind a little less mechanically, he,easily might have been a Columbus.  The Aesthete.  Occasionally the Fatrhght drawing  room supplied a specimen oi the  aesthete as Du Maurier was then  drawing him in Punch. His dress was  a complete suit of black velvet and  salmon colored stockings. He joined  the shooting party, but he generally  fell down when the gun went off.  That, however, did not prevent his  '���������harming the ladles. "You do not look  well, Mr. Maudle," said one of these.  "Thanks; 1 am not ill, only tired. The  fact Is I picked a primrose in the wood  yesterday, it seemed sick, and I have  been sitting up all night with it"-  From M. Escott's "Country Houses."  Birds' Nest Candy. |  An American  resident of Shanghai  sent home recently an advertisement ol  birds' nest candy printed in English by:  the manufacturers. The odd screed ran'  like this: The Candy of tbe Birds' Nesti  ���������Our Candy is prepared of Birds' nest j  which was famous in all the countries.  We made it used with Engines to tak������  the dirty away and then put it Into  Sugar; there is a great of sweetness,  fragrance and  whiteness.   Every old  and young one ought to eat, for it can  strong.���������Exchange.  Postage Stamps. "!*!*':  It is often desired to separate postage stamps that are stuck together  without destroying the gum. This can  be done by dipping the stamps in water for a few seconds only, shaking off  the excess of water and heating with  a matph as much as possible without  burning. The heat expands the water  between the stamps and separates  them, 3o that they can be easily pulled  apart add are ready for use.  Uncountable.  Tourist (to boy fishing)-How many  9sh have you caught? Boy���������Oh, I  couldn't count 'em! Tourist���������Why, you  haven't caught any, you little vagabond! Boy���������That's why I can't count  'era!  A Similarity.  Star   Boarder ���������There's   something  wrong with the coffee.   Boarding Mis-  ���������'ress���������Yes.   It's  like you���������slow-about  *!>���������  Cheers and Coin.  "Your   speech   elicited   great  pla*ase,n,Eald-the-frlend.-���������  "Yes," answered Senator Sorgbsm,  "It's remarkable to see bow easy tt k  to elicit three cheers from a man wbo  vooldn't  give   $3   to   the   eampatei  und."���������Waahlnstoii Poet  HEALTH IN SPRING  Six wireless 'telegraph stallnns are to  'ha established lu Alaska,  DODD'S %  . ���������V'-" m'm m   mm   mm emm'm^m  "y  if//, PILLS f  vt..'  U       t, -v/      [}'   ��������� .1  ;^   ir,f^������:'uMAT������VAV^:  Nature   Needs  Assistance   in   Making  New Health-Giving Blood.  Spring is the season when your  system needs toning up. In the spring  you must have new���������biood just as tne  trees must have new sap. t iNature  demands it. Without ne>v blood you  will feel weak and languid; you may  have twinges of rheumatism or neuralgia, occasional headaches, variable  appetite, pimples or eruptions of the  skin, or a pale pasty complexion.  These are sure signs that the blood is  out of order. A tonic Is needed to  give new energy. Dr. Williams Pink  Pills are the best tonic n all the  world, They make new, rich blood���������  your greatest need In spring. They  clear the skin, drive out disease and  make tired, depressed men and women  bright, active and strong. Mrs. John  MeAulev, DouRlastown, Que,, proves  the great value of Dr. Williams Pink  Pills In building up people who have  been weakened and ran down. She  .mys: "Dr. WHUam& Plnk-PMs lave  been of great help to me. My blood  was weak ami watery and I was badly  run down. But through the use of  the pills my health was fully routoied  I always recommend them to my  friends who may be ailing.  There are fraudulent imitations of  Dr. Williams Pink Pills, and to prov  tect vnurnolf see that the full name  "Dr. * Williams Pink Tills for Pale  Ppo-pIa" In printed nn the wrapper  around each box. Do not take any  other so-called pink pill". If >m������  dealer hns not to* the tjonu n*\ s^nd  to the Dr. William* Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont., and got the pills by  mall at 50 certs a box or six boxes  for $2.60.   When the World Wat a Cuba,  Thero was a time, centuries since,  of course, when tho learned men of  tbo world really taught that tbo world  was a square, not raorely lint, but  thnt lt was a cube. Tho primitive go*  ojrrnnhors of Egypt, Assyria and China  all taught that Uie world was a  "square plane," evidence of wblcb may  be found on thousands of ancient mon*  umonts In tho countries mentioned, as  well as in thoir undent manuscripts,  upon their Inscribed tablets of clay and  othor early literary remains, One of  mo uio-u curious utucoverioa ever made  lu C vulval Atuttka d-iavmiutf IwKe-c  beliefs, symbols, etc, Is that tbey also  had a similar Idea concerning the form  of what we now speak of as ths  "globe." A writer on tho discoveries  umuo U1110114 uie monumental ruins ot  that country says, "Tbey (meaning the  Peruvian**, To!toes and Quiches) believe tho world to bo a cube, suspended  from tbo heavens by cords of gold fattened to each of Its corners.*  Test It as You Will  GREEN TEA  Is Guaranteed to be Absolutely Pure and of  Incomparable Quality.  Lead    Packets   Only,    40c, 60c, and     60c    Per    Lb.    At    All    Grocers.  Fixing lip Trouble.  An able astrologer who reads the  stars, wltb the same ease and earnestness that a small boy peruses a dime  novel has picked out a list of twenty-  four cities that he is going to have destroyed Iu the next two years if tbey  don't mend their ways.  There was a time when a man Issu-  .ng a prediction like that in an impressive tone of yoke could make quite  a hit, and if be bad a good business  head he could gather a following about  him and have them paying him money.  -Then he could burn a few sticks of  wood, make some Incantations and  have the catastrophy postponed from  time to time, while more people gathered about him and paid him more  money.  Those days are over. We have become so bard and practical that we  now ask,the prophet to show us, and  as lt Is Impossible for him to do that  we agree to wait to see and let him  keep on earning his living sawing  wood. This Is the wrong age for the  prophet.  Valuable Acquaintance.   '  "There is the man yonder who wrote  the encyclopedia."  ���������'Do you know him?"  "Yes; very well."  "Introduce me. I want to Invite him  Id my house and let the children ask  him all the questions tbey can think  af."  The income tax bill as presented by  the French government is being  amended so much in the lower house  .that it is belived it wjlll not pass.  Minard's  Liniment Cure* Garget ?<i     /  Cows.  There were launched by Scottish  shipbuilders during January and February of this year sixty-two vessels of  82,854 tons. This is easily the largest  output on record for tne first two  months of the year.  The notion of God which makes him  a~manufiiclurer^r7oo^tob1sV"our"ene^  mies being the raw material, is still  popular ln some quarters,���������Puck.  A Horse^with a  Strained Shoulder  Is sound as a dollar in 24 hours  after you rub the sore spot with  Fellows' I^eming's Essence.  It gives instant relief in all  cases of Strains, Bruises and  Swellings ��������� draws the pain  right out ��������� strengthens the  weak -back, shoulder ot knee.  Whether you have one horse  or twenty, accidents are liable  to happen any time. Keep a  bottle of  Fellows9  Leeming's  Essence  handy so you can have it when   needed. ���������-���������^-r���������-���������-+���������-  THfiLATE MR. C. B. RECORD,  FOUNDBR Ot TUB RECORD FOUNDRT.  Reproduced above, is a portrait of thw late  Mr. C. B. Record, the founder and original  head of the Record Foundry & 'Machine  Co., of Moncton, N.B.,  and Montreal,  P.Q.  Previous to Mr. Record going into the  manufacture of stoves, those used in  Canada were almost wholly of American  manufacture. The character of the work  turned out by the Record Foundry &  Machine Co.,'at once gave their stoves a  standing, and as a result a very large  business soon grew up, largely owing to  Mr. Record's untiring: Industry and perseverance against manv obstacles.  Although Mr. Record retired from active  business as far back as 1870, the solid  basis on which he had established the in*  dustry, has resulted in its growth from a  sturdy pioneer into one of the largest stove  manufacturing plants on the northern half  of the American continent. With two  large plants, one in Moncton and one in  Montreal, the Record Foundry & Machine  Co. are known from Halifax to Vancouver,  and their "Calorific" and "Admiral"  furnaces and " Penn Esther" ranges  recognized as tbe standard of Canadian  excellence.  The buildings for the forthcoming  great Irish international Exhibition  are practically completed.  The Flagging Energies Revived.���������  Constant application to business is a  tax upon tiie energies, and if there be  uu tclasutigu, lasiitudu aud depression  are sure to intervene. These come froin  stomachic troubles. The want of exercise brings on uervous irregularities,  and the stonmoh ceases to assimilate  food properly. In this condition Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will be found s  reouperative of rare power, restoring  the or-jans to healthful action, disponing depression, and rovlving tho flagging energies,  Rev, R. J. Campbell, the well known  CiHigrogatlonnlist minister, made his  tlrst appearaiiuo nu a socialist platform  at Liverpool a few days ago.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria,  The famine-stricken Chinese have  been practising cannibalism in localities where distress is most acute.  50c. a bottle.   At dealers.  NATIONAL. DRUQ & CHEMICAL CO,  "'.������������������   LIMITED, MONTREAL. .-  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator  does not require the help of any purgative medicine to complete the cure.  Give it a trial and be convinced.  The Italian government is again taking up the work of excavation at.Her-  culaneuiu.  IVI  Tho ARNOTT METHOD is the  only logical method for the cure  of Stammering. It treats, the  CAUSE, not merely the HABIT,  and insures natural speech.  Pamphlet, particulars and refer-  enco sent on request.  TIHE    ARNOTT INSTITUTE,  Berlin, Ont., Can.  ;!  ���������*llt TE  iltfj/fc*  ^HaJBBr  tHk Automobile.  Tbe theory of the automobile was  known to Solomon da Coat* of Normandy ln 1041. flo wrote ��������� book oo  tbe propulsion of carrlagaa by steam  powor and waa oast Into a Parts mad-  bouse for It by Cardinal BfcJMtlM, .  Before you get  Pen-Anglo  SnnnenU ail  ie shrink  it taken.  out.  $200.00 IN CASH  AND NUMaCRS Of  VALUABLE MIMIUMB  GIVEN AWAY FREE  Not One Cent of Your Money Required.     Read Carefully il You Villi  to Earn Part of tbe Above Amount,  Can you arrange the tela of mind letters below, Into the nainet of fix well known wild ani.  mala 1 If 10 you can ihare in the distribution of the abovn Price 1 Try 1 It ii no eaty task, but  by patience and peneveranee you can probably find three or four. It meana money to you to  do M  To tho penen who Indi the largeit number of nainee, we will give the aum of One Hundred  DoUm ($100.00) in Cash, To tha penen who findi the tecond laraeit number we will give the  turn of Fifty Dollar* (fW.OOJ In Cash. To the penon who find* the third laraeit number we  will give the sum of Thirty Dollar* ($80.00) in Caah. To thepenon who find* the fourth largeit  number we will give the aum of Twenty Dollar* ($20.00) in Cash, Should two penon* tend in  equally correct aniwert for the flnt prfr*. the Am two "prim will be equally divided between  them, each receiving the aum of Seventy-Five Dollar* ($75,00), Should three penon* tend in  equally correct anewera the nret three pniec will be equally divided between them, each receiv  ing the aum of Sixty Dollar* (100 00). Should four perioni tend In equally cerrect aniwert the  whole turn of Two Hundred Dollar* ($200-00)will be equally divided between them (each receiv*  '"   ~ "    "* In like proportion,   la order to help yo  ing Fifty Dollars ($80,00).   And 10 on ....._. r..  havo put ��������� mark under the first letter of each name,  i you a little we  net  ,N0Jl  He, a  RCAJL  Ne.a  OFLW  Me. ���������*  ,0REX  N*S  UFLFAOr  9.9  X0L  WK DO NOT WANT ANY Of VOU* MONIVI  We mean exactly what we say,  We do not require you lound us any of your money   There   ,   e do not require you lowwlui any or your metaey   There  Is only one dmple condition attached to this Competition (which It not to tend ui uy ef your   V When we receive your reply we will write yo������Leip.lainln������wha^the ilmple condition  writs  write yon, *������pia  ._    if what the .....r ���������..._  LOSrNO.STAMF.FOR QUA  rati  sildae Ce.,    Meat*  "H  S1  ffrti  Pen- _  _. AngU\  rUndarwear"  /keeps you com-  rrfyas well as  , warm, because the'  rshort fibres that ,  itnakoiomoundif*  Lwearltch������at������k������f  out of P������n-  rti wooL^  li  r(*4t t\.n  a -niiatj* el fsbrk* tjrlss and priest  ��������� afi  sises  fer   we-aea, aiea aaa  ti-Jdna, aad -ftaiaatssd hjr yeaseem drain-.  W.   N.   U.   No.   631  'SIMPLE***  LASTING  rtiulte tra obUlnid from tht use of  Alabasllae.   "Hornis, Healthful and  Beautiful," our iplsndld new book, sx-  pJtfnf hew 'Atshsetlee  hsr^nns  antl lm-  proTSi with iff*, will not rub off, and U  purt and frii from decomposing matter.  teal lea cents tor a sew at "Hemes, Healthful snd Beautiful." with  many dilntr, new Meu fer the decorttJon of your borne.  AlabasHsa Is told by hardware nnd ptlnt dealers ������������������ trjwhart-  a 0 pound package for SO esnte.  ��������� rtme  *,fc ���������**i"aimto******* W6VW SOU IH WU.  AlsJmliiieCQ.  .rmuw iTiniT. nuns, ont  / *���������'',,-������ -Ti^n ?���������,������* *; -���������  THE   NEWS.   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  y  <f  SHADOW WORK WITH NEW TOUCHESMRS. SYMES' ADVICE TO CORRESPONDENTS  For Gray'Hair  SHADOW work has had such a  "run" for tiie last year that It  might be thought to have had  its day, did it not seem to be stronger  than ever.  This may hot be so as regards  blouses and whole dresses, but it is  certainly marked as far as fancy  work is concerned, also for lingerie  proper.  Shadow work ih rather small designs is a quick and showy way to  3>nbe!lish a corset cover or nightgown, especially now that the work is  Civen mo.-e character by the use of  ���������xtra stitches for shading on the  light side.  For fancy work it is made really  lovely by the use of tinting, softly  blended colors, fancy stitches In certain parts on the right side, centres  of French knots or solid embroidery  and studding in black, white or  opalescent beads.  Sofa pillows, bureau covers, moucfcolr  eases, pin cushion tops and glove  cases all are quickly and effectively  done in shadow work, often tho whole  set being made to match.  A very attractive set of this kind  has a butterfly design, threo large  ones on the pillow and a flight of  butterflies on smaller pieces. The material is a sheer lawn.  The pillow has three large butterflies-  one blue, one pink and the other yellow-  done in shadow stitch. Certain -spots  and markings on the wings* are outlined  on the outside in contrasting colors,  while the body and feelers are outlined  ih black. Glass beads in black, while  and opalescent tints to match the color  of the butterfly are used very freely on  tho right side with brilliant effect.  1 The flights of butterflies on the other  pieces are worked in the same delicate  tints, charmingly combined. The bend-  work is, if anything, more beautiful in  the smaller design.  ������ Nan -v cluny Tace edges the toilet ap-  I  polntments. This can likewise be u Jed  in a broader width for the pillow, but a  newer and daintier finish is to edge it  with the ruffling that now is to be had  especially for pillows. It is of while  lawn, about three inches wide, with two  half-inch woven stripes of lawn, either  one pink and the other green, or pink  and blue. These colored stripes ������**e veiy  pretty with the delicate opalescent tints  of the embroidery, and do not fade with  washing. Enough of this ruffling for a  pillow can be bought for 50 cents. The  designs also come ready stamped.       0  Adding a Pillow Ruffle  N PUTTING a ruffle on a sofa pillow be sure to allow plenty of  fulness at the corners. Baste lt  carefully with the right side of the  ruffle to the right side of the embroidered front; on top of this baste  the other half of the pillow, right  side in. Sew in a seam an eighth of  an inch deep around three sides, leaving a big enough space on the fourth  side to turn the cover and slip ir  the pillow.  When the cover Is turned and  pressed, the pillow should be put in,  care being taken to work it down  well to the corners. The real pressing, by the way, if an embroidered  top is used, should be done before the  back is basted on, leaving just a final  "rub off" for afterward. As embroidery must always be pressed on  the wrong side, and preferably on  some soft, thick substance, the iron  should be slipped inside the cover. Be  sure, first, that it is not hot enough  'o scorch.  After the pillow is in, the cover  may have the open edges neatly blind-  stitched together, or they can be  turned back, whipped to prevent fraying and fastened with smal' hooka  and    buttonholed    loops.  \T7HJj you kindly repeat the prescription  **    iter restc'iinK Kray hair to its natural  color?  My hair is beginning to get gray at  tl������e temples. E.  B.   S.  Look at the answer to "Mrs. J. M.  Shampooing Gray Hair  I   would   thank  you  very   much   tf   you  vouiu Kindly let me have the remedy for  restoring the hair to its original color.    I  am 31 years old.  and ha%-e a great many  gray hairs.   I wish you would also tell me  about washing the hair; also h-.w often the  treatment should be used.     Mrs. J-'M. C.  If your hair is in a normally healthy  condu.on, it Should be wasned once in  four   weeks   with   warm   water   and  castile soap.  Rinsing with hot water  and then cold water is good for the  scalp. The hot water is cleansing and  the cold water closes the pores, preventing your taking eold.  The prescription you ask for is  given elsewhere in these columns, lt  bhould be used In moderation, sav  several times a week, until the hair is  the desired color; eand then used only  when the color needs renewing.  Hair on Arms  Would you klndlv advise me how to remove the jtrowth ot hair from the "rms and  to reduce the hips? M. E. J.  There, are many ways to keep superfluous hair in subjection, but not  so many to do away with it perma-  i ppntlv.   If the growth on your arms  is not too thick or long, the simplest  way is to bleach it with peroxide of  hydrogen, which will render it almost  invisible. Should this not do for your  purpose, I shall be glad to suggest  something else.  The   following   exercise    will    help  greatly in reducing your hips:  To Reduce the Hips.  Hip circling can be done with good results  In the way of decreasing size if the principle of resistance is employed. Taking  standing position, hands on hips, rotate the  bits, bending the kne*s and keeping the-  chest and shoulders immovable. Contract  all the muscles used in this exercise and  resist.  Improve the Circulation .-;������������������  Will you kindly tell me where the Vaucaire treatment can be obtained, and at  what price, and Is It perfectly harmless?  Also. I am troubled with little bumps  on my shoulders and upper arm, although  m" complexion Is exceptionally good and  my blood seems to be in good condition.  Woulfi your orange-flower cream rt- p  this slight "skin eruption." I would call  it? It Is very annoying, and I don't like  to wear evening dresses with it.  And would this cream. anplfe<* regularly, eliminate little hollows In my neck  right where the collarbones meet? Mv  neck otherwise Is plump. I always read  your columns with Interest, as I get so-ne  valuable hints. MARIE  Addresses of dealers or commercial  rates are never given in my columns:  hut. to get the Vaucaire formula, I  should advise you to go to your own  druggist and explain the necessity of  preparing the prescription with the  genuine   South  American  saleca.  If  he cannot procure this for you, a3k  him to give you the name of a ������������������������*',i-  table establishment in one of the large-  cities.  I can assure you also that it is per- >  fc-eily harmless.  The orange-flower cream is merely st.  skin food, and, I think, would hardly  correct this difficulty. I wouid massage--  the shoulders and arms,' thus improving the circulation, and afterward uses-  the cream as a skin tonic.  As to the hollow in your neck: fron������  your description, I am inclined to  think that this is merely the small  depression that is quite natural to evea  the most perfectly formed neck.  Removing Moles  Do you know ot anything that will ner���������  move a mole from my chin?   I am very  anxious to remove It. and would be very/  grateful  if you' could help me.  .,,'','*' BEATRYCE.  The removal of moles should never-  be attempted by an inexperienced person. This operation requires the senr-  ices of a surgeon or a skin specialist.  See Answer to "Beairyce"  I have been a constant reader of yous  answers, and. therefore, ask your ndvlce.  Can you .(ell me of something which win  remove moles? ' 1 have agrertt many, om  my arms and face. Thev are not raised,  .lust flat. If there Is anvthing alrendjr  pronared that I can get. please mention  that.  Your query about moles is answered  under the letter of "Beatrvo" "  The Housemothers' Exchange  o;  Cultivating' a Sense of Fitness  A WOMAN must have an artistic  soul* to really dress well. Not  that every artist could pose as a  model of the perfectly gowned woman.  Too often her very sense of color and  admiration of classic lines lead to a  bizarre and, unconventional form of  dress that may be according to the  canons of the academic, but is hopelessly at odds with prevailing styles. For,  disclaim her power as one may, no  woman can afford to totally disregard  the mandates of Fashion���������provided that  she aspires to being well dressed,  Slavish observance of the prevailing  modes is bad, but it is a question if too  f-reat originality In clothes is not worse.  "' There is such a thing as excessive indi^~  vlduallty. Outre: dressing is always to  be avoided. Better, far better, be a  human fashion-plate than an eccentric  extremist who achieves startling novelty at the, expense of becomingness and  good taste.  The present season has a certain danger from the, very liberty of selection.  That liberty must never be permitted  to degenerate Into license; us one  woman, remarked, "you can wear anything you like this winter and still be  in the >tyle."   So you can, If you are  sure you like suitable things.  Right here does the truly artistic temperament get its Innings. The happy  possessor of it has a well-developed  sense of fitness. She realizes her physical shortcomings and appreciates what  manner of dress is or Is not becoming.  Wild extremes and undue originality  are barred out as rigidly as would be  loud and garish colors or cheap finery.  Tho artistic woman knows that  well-gowned means becomingly  ������owned. Never, were she a dumpy,  rotund, florid daughter of Eve, would  ���������he be. guilty of donning a huge picture hat overloaded with Immense  plumes, a costume just one degree  ���������more 'ujuffunt than her neighbor's  (often ivlth trimming horizontally  ���������rranfecd), of a vlvtd hue warranted  tbo accentuate every ugly purple Mnt  Breaking Engagements  in her complexion, and then complacently deem herself well dressed.  She realizes that not even lf labeled  conspicuously with that cabalistic  sentence, "Made in Paris," could rhe  ^ope to make the ordinary observer  deem her anything but a guy.  The artistic sense forbids plumes  floating at impossible angles on the  shoulder, over the ears, or obscuring  the nose���������one seen this season on a  woman old enough to know better  fell far below the hips���������or (that even  more hideour fashion of standing  rearingly erect like a drum major's  insignia. It also teaches that feathers  which  look  as  if  they  kad__bee.nl  caught in a cloudburst with never a  chance to dry off, form a trying frame  for the most youthful beauty.  The art-feeling gives its possessor  the intuitive sense that period costumes, in the heyday of popularity  though they be, should be eschjfcwed  by the woman who cannot afford the  best designers; doubly so, must her  clothes do duty a second season.  It teaches her that trying color  tones, accentuated slopli.g shoulders,  overindulgence in trin. ,s, eccentricities of cut and bizarre materials  snould be religiously avoided, These  things stamp the date of one's clothes  for the woman with a small allowance, and lay even her wealthy sister  open to criticism as lacking in the  innate refinement which ever forbids  consplcuoushess.  'the best modlsto can but point the  way; the final selection remains with  her patron. Dressmakers are too  often condemned when one's own  sense of fitness is at fault.  Remember, you who lack the art-  feeling that largely prevents mistakes,  that conventionality, rather than originality, pays best ln the sclfctlon of  clothes. Exaggeration Ih unattractive and bad form, To aim nt striking effects too often means to attain  absurdity of appearance and the ruti  of heautlful' and costly materials,  , NE    more    true-hearted    woman  asks leave to answer the letter  of   the   business   woman   who  shrinks from stepping into the  ranks of housewives and homemakers:  As 1 reau the long story tolu oy "E.  R.  T.,"   with   its   undertone  of selfishness,   I  could  heartily  bynuathize  with  the step-  ��������� mother������who   was- semsible enough   .o   see  that the glil  was nature.i'y fitted for office work.    Acurjing to "E. R. T.'s" owi,  confession, she "detests kitchen drudgery."  For my part, I think she should be profoundly grateful to her stepmother for her *  patience   and   the  ln,.u������nce   that  got   her  ' misban*?*s? child into'&'-good position.  That young lover would be wise if he  were to look elsewhere lor a helpmeet.  The "longing for a real home" is the  noblest inspiration of a true man���������the only  feelinir that holds him to loyalty to his  wife. She who depreciates that feeling in  her betrothed, and who is willing to j ass  her married life in a "nice boarding house,"  le not a fitting mate for such a man. She  Is best suited for office work, and should  be thankful to get her "$20 per/'  I was a teacher before my marriage. 1  loved my profession, and I did not love  "kitchen dmc'gery;" Yet I have found my  swoetet pleasure in keeping my house in  the best possible order, and in having my  kitchen clean and cozy. It must be an attractive place, for the whole family, in-  cliTding son-in-law and grandson, congregate about' the kitchen range every morning, sometimes before breakfast is ready.  Girls like "E. R. T." (and the number is  Increasing) rob themselves of the dearest  Jov8 that ������me Into a woman's life. God  wills us to be homemakers, and when we  fulfil' our duties as. He expects us to do,  ' as nearly as we can���������each standing in  her Ir*  ani doing her best���������He blesses us  With   ' lo.- . i)P������r>. ���������il*-nh!e,"     .���������,.  _Mrs^_i^jB__R._(JJasbvine,-_'eni!0,-  of the impossible. They build the house.  It is the wife and mother who brings  into it. the genius of tht home, as the  Creator breathed into the perfect form  He had framed the breath of life, and It  become a living soul. Our Tennessee  woman does not exaggerate the glorious  truth in calling the mission of the  hbmemaker "the dearest ��������� joy of life."  The lover of home and country may  well consider with grave uneasiness the  increase in the number of young women  who are trying to satisfy hearts and  minds with what they falsely rate as  higher ambitions.  Recipe for Nut Bread.  I am about to commit a very reprehensible act, for which I humbly tue for pardon. Some one (and herein lies my sin for  not putting that some one's initials vu pa-/  per at once) asked for the recli e for nut  bread. I iid not think I had saved the '.e-  cipe, although 1 remembered seeing it in  your paper. In rummaging through my library table drawer tooay, I came across  said recipe, and hasten to send you a copy:  Nutbread. ��������� Four    cups     entire     wheat"*  flour; four teaspoonfuls of baking powi'.er;;  one teaspoonful of salt; three teaspoenfu's  of sugar; one cup of nuts, broken r.ot too  fine; sweet milk to make stiff ''ongh that  can be managed with a spoon.   Let it rise.  from twenty  minutes  to one-half hour  in  brick loaf pan, covered with same kind of  pan.   Bake, covered, for about pn hour.  L. T.;.:.lChicag&>.  Two or more of our members have  asked for the same recipe.  Our correspondent SDeaks the words of  truth and wisdom when she says solemnly that God has willed women to be  homemakers. Men may establish States  and govern empires. The man has not  yet been born who could makeand Keep  a home.  Oh, I know what 1 am saying. Men  are better cookss than women when  they give their minds to the profession.  They invent our household implements  and labor-saving machines. They make  our clothes and tell us how to wear  them. As housemothers and homemakers they, are dismal failures, It must be  acknowledged that they show their good  sense by seldom attp^Dtinp' ���������hi* >���������<*Tich  J__Budget-o������^elps=an������Hints4^  A perplexed woUld-be home dressmaker wrote a while ago for directions  how to make the skirt of a gown hang  smoothly and straight. I replied, upon  Hhe authority of a "professional," that  doe may buy an apparatus invented for  the purpose at any shep where dressmakers* supplies are kept. Out helper  and hinter tells of another way:  lack tne skirt on to the body; hook and  eye it; stand a yardstick up in front.of  the skirt as It Is held up; stick a pin or  make a chalk mark at the top of the yardstick, and move the latter around the waist,  keeping the stick exactly perpendicular, nnd  Placing the pinr at the top of the nick.  This done, lay the skirt flat on the table.  Wfsrln nt  t*>(������ 'rnnt.  ! lac!nir the ton **"   he  sticks at pins or chalk i.ne. Move gradually around the skirt a* beiore, an,, ou.ier-  pln or chalk a second row at bottom of the**  skirt, following th������ stick.  If1 you wish to hem the skirt, allow two  or three inches below the ��������� bottom row of  pins or marks. If you wish the ski it to  clear the door by on* Inch, put the lower  row of "markers" thirty-tlve Inches below  the upper row.  For a young girl's skirt that-clean-tn������  ground by ten Inches, chalk a line twtnty-  stx Inches from, the top or hip chalk-line.  This mav sound difficult, but lt is really  simple. If done right all you have to do !���������  to cut off the skirt at the lower line, or  turn your hem there. .  The difference In the length of n skirt Is.  in the hips, and this difference is below the  yardstick. ���������*���������: ���������   ���������  For hanging waists or children's frock*.  In a small closet, suspend woolen skirt,  braid in lengths of a yar<"t and a-half from,  the shelves. At Intervals of six Inches fasten .stout PHfoty plns,������and fasten the garments by the neck bands to these pins.-        ,  To clean staif.s from the bowls of bathrooms and closets:  Use a ,fe\v drops of muriatic acld.-jLet  out the surplus water, and apply the'acl*  with a swab; then flush the bowl well.-\Th������  acid is a poison, and should not be. used  by careless persons or children.; Hang,, the-  swab up to drv where it will not tnuch any  thing. E. M. S   (Cedar Rapids, la.).  Poultice for Colds.  * Will the kind mother who told us of, her  poultice for colds repeat It? I meant to saves-  It, but it somehow got a way-from me. V.  recall only that it hod tn it camphorated!  oil and nutmeg.  I'get a great deal of help from our Kx-   "*  . change.   I am the mother or three dear-Iit-  ���������tle-chlldrer.^-and-ajpnreoihte-all-the-hclp-It   can get. Mrs. u. (Union city; Tonn.).  Not to keep you waiting too loig;  while the "kind mother" sees and answers your request, let me tell yuu frafc  an excellent application to children's* '  throats and chests when these are affected Is a piece of red flannel,* rolde*. .  several times, soaked in camphorated^  oil, besprinkled with allspice or cloves,,  warmed and laid on the sore or aching:  part.  An old woman's remedy, but one that  Is qulia as (?od as the foregcing. is a.  thin i 'ice ��������� f salt pork, plentlfully  streweu with black pepper. Brmte to a..  strip of flannel and bind to t;ie child's**  throat  ������������������-*/  Vw>VM>,'^'-^^w<>w-w^ww,^^^<*������^^>*^' ^wn^ww^^mm^^^^i^,,,^^^,,^ ^ ''-wwinivvwwvvvvwawwAwuwjj nnnt^nnxuv, ruvyinrul  Co-operative Plan for Servants  A  "I  Putting Money in  the Mouth  DON'T know vhy Clarence doeen't T^HBRB Is a woman In Paris who,  come, Here I've waited an hour  for him and we're late for the  play already." And Stella looked on  the verge of tear*,  "Oh my dear, he'll come soon  enough," Aunt Dora rearsurotl hor,  "something's kept him, surely,"  But Clarence did not come, and Stella  welted all the evening In vain, In  the morning came a contrite note that  ���������aid: "Really I forgot all about it!"  But not even the beautiful roses that  accompanied tho mlsslvo could help  Stella forget or forgive,  Clarence la a very usual young per-  eon. He alwaye "forgets." Ho promisee to come to a dance, and then  loaves his Intended partner In tho  lurch. Sometlmer he "forget!" to  nrmwor tho Invitation, and thtn hia  hoateaa l������ forced to mako uieleis  preparations. He telle Nod Collins to  meet him at the club, and Ned wan-  dera dlieonaolately around for an  hour and then phones to hear Clarence's Burprlsod "Why, have I o������ engagement with you?"  Clarence, however, la not the amy  Otfendor    flnr!o<"\  u tvrr< v.'^.^c,   Ai'uo  promises George Martin to bo homo  on Monday night, and thon goo* to  Celia Dobaon'a chafing dish party,  She tells Mary Stlllwell that the will  eat luncheon with her at the Metro-  pole, and then moota Mr. Evans on hor  v.'.*;��������� ,-...J tw. niCi, u������u������, ili������lWM,U,   tide  haa even been known to start for an  appointment at the dootor'a and ipend  the afternoon abopplng because ahe  passed Falrplay an<������ Lowprice'i on  ber way.  Neither Clarence nor Clarltaa ii In*  timtfonalty rude. Neither of them  means to make enemies Wherevtr he  or ������h* e-nea, ftnt ������lowly their elide of  frl*nds la .growing smaller; slowly  their are being Invited leae andjeis.  And when Clarenee and Clailssa  have no one on whem te rely bat ������eob  ���������User, Utere will be a climax fadeedl  I     until quite recently, mudo a good  1 living as a "swallower." If ahe  saw a ploco of money dropped *he Immediately picked lt up and asked permission of the owner to bite It "for luck."  When thla wns granted, ahe promptly  awallowed the coin.  iW of ua would wish to follow her  example-even without tho prison cell  in which ahe la now reposing ��������� but  many of ua do ao Involuntarily. If you  put a coin smaller than a half dollar In  your mouth, there la, by statistics, just  one chance In aevon that you will not  awallow It. And, unless you agree witn  the professor who, whon hia wife excitedly orled that ahe had ���������wallowed a  dime, merely ropllod, "Novor mind, my  dear, here is another one," It la unlikely that you are anxious for the experience.  But, even if the coin goea no farther  than your lipa, you are doing an unwise and dangerous thing. It la almost  unbelievable that a woman of refinement can place botwoon hor lips a piece  of metal that haa passed through aa  many hands, aomo filthy and diseased,  ma nu* an ordinary coin.  l'c( everywhere I* found the woman  who habitually places money between  her lips while closing her bag, buttoning her coat, ete. Sometimes ahe will  aot thus with ehange, coming from  ���������innrta thot It n-cuM ;v.u,m\ Ui aiwk Iv  touch. She will even drop a coin to  the dirty pavement, pick It up and replace It.  They told ua once that thla almost  criminal habit waa on the doorcase;  that never again would "fair woman  thua denccraU her ruby lips," And  fair woman thereupon smiled, and  plneod between those ruby lips a dark  and greaay piece of iiometbing more  than dirty nickel.  But-lf every cola were accompanied  hy a mlcroacorel  ARTICLE NO. 2  CHANGE   came over Margaret's face as her eye fell  upon   the   account   book  open before me and the little pile of bills beside it,  A cliango that impressed me disagreeably. By some subtle law of  intuition I divined on tbe instant  that the woman vms not wasteful,  but dishonest, and that she expected to be arraigned upon that count.  Her -expression wns uneasy, shifty*  defiant. I could almost hear the  slatternly sister's whine and the  children's importunities for a share  in what was to be had for the asking from the aunt "who lived like  n lady." In q twinkling, too, I asked  myself if I would have had tho  moral cournpe, were I in her place,  to withhold bit and sup from my  own flesh and blood. The query softened heart and tone.  PLAN TO REDUCE BILLS  "Margaret," I began, gravely, but  gently, "I have been looking over  Inst week's bills, and, indeed, tho  bills of the last three months. I iuza  wonderir.g if wo cannot between us  hit upon a way of xnnking them  smaller,"  "It'c all been ate, fair and honest, in this house, mum," the girl  broke in here. ''May I never meet  little. In that case, what we put by  shall be yours. It is but fair that  I, who have the enjoyment of my  friends' society, should pay for it,  and you should have some extra pay  for your work,"  ������������������While all this was in saying, my  auditor stood like a statue of  amazed incredulity���������jaw drooping  and eyes distrustful. As plainly as  if her skull had been transparent  glass, I read the working of the  slow brain, Like most of her guild,  the first and foremost < question  upon taking in the import of any  proposed innovation upon established household usage was: "What  does she mean to make out of me,  and for herself, in all this? Won't  ,1 bo playing into her hand and  cheating myself if I give into her  notion?"  I had hoard tho adago, "A livin'  out gurrel must look out for herself in this wicked world," too often  not to guess correctly at the meaning of hesitation nnd silenoo. "  I purred on as placidly as a well-  fed houso tabby, to give her timo  in which to collect her scattored  ideas:  "Ono thing must bo understood  from the first: I must set a good  table always. Thero must b^ no.  scrimping and no meanness.   You  me Maker if vhut 1 say ain't true   have a talent for using left-overs  as I am standiti'here!"  I went  on  as  if  she  lad aot  spoken:  "You know that Mi*. 8terliner al-  woork straight there'd be no bonot  broke." She never suspected that  she would have lost her place and  the perquisites upon which her pensioners were fattening if she had  given a negative decision.  TEMPTATIONS   OVEROOKir  As I had apprehended, her temptation was to shorten supplies and  impoverish our-.daily fare.   Them  may have been the lurking intention to continue her benefactions*'  of food to her relatives,'- arid, afso^V  to help them with her savings from .-���������  tho joint stock company,   I stjon;  made hor comprehend that this part,  of the letter of the agreement was.  not to be violated, and her wits xalc  lied to meet tho ueuessitius of the  ease.   At tho end of tho first week  of tho trial fortnight she received  75 cents as her sharo  of what I  pleased her by calling our "dividend."   Tho second week Bhe pocketed $1. I showed her the bills and  the sum total upon my book, and   ���������  tlic thirst for gain, never dormant  in tho least provident of rirr class,  nwoko powerfully within her, Whon*  she learned, tho  second  wok  of  Juno, that wo had cleared flfl.fiO botwoon us in tho IflBt  seven  day**  loan irrigated a smiling fuce. Ku-  couraRcd by our success, I took her  into my counsels whon we laid im  oil! winter supply of coal in Juno.  I was suro, I suid, that she could  stive nt least two tons between No-  r  lows me $lii a week for tallo *������x-  piibth. i toiu inn) that this wouid  be enough, n������'-l i have no right to  go beyond it, I have a right to live  ns far within it as I choose, Now,  here is my jvlnn. You nnd T will nnt,  our fiennes to work to see if we can-  not Dave, say, a couple of dollars  to advantage, and I have a ������ift in  tlio way of made dishes.   Together m _*���������������������������_ n ko  Moan  nt   hiivitif**   twjh   tti nut    o**'\   ,      .        .      .,       ,,,i       i * i    ^  ' two tons less than J hnd bought last  4w.ur, und it site mndo it last  throughout tho winter I would pay  her in tho spring tlio prico of "ono  ton. The woal lasted two months*  longer than the nnmo ounntitv hnd  over served us before,  Margaret was mnricd in May. SHo  hones r������very other dny for ������otip  stook, we will mako a stutjy of cream  soups and of broths made of tho  bones left from roasts and of vegetables.   Our rule shall bo 'Throw  TinthiTiir nwny tbnt  o*o ),f- v<**4 |������  any way.' You can go now, Mar-  ^aret._  Think the matter over at  each week out of our allowance, di-   ?our leisure, and if you decide to   |������d ffiTft"S"*LiZJ.h.  vlrfing what wc save botwoon us. If   )oia my joint stock company, let   IS* that   ������ho "had . explained  tho  we spend only $24, I ghe you BO wo know Ly-and-by."  cents and keep 50 for mycelf,   If -Awm-mB-* rnm....  we can save $2, wc pocket a dollar aUTOTIT LINOEEK)  apiece.   It may be that, once in n At hncheon time  sho informed  peat while, when fruit and e**s, me   very soberly,  the  distrustful  buttor and vegetables are at tho shadow still lingering in her eves^  for ������20 per week.  Of course, when thnr the strange plan for a fort-   eALOAdmHax.  H&Jaji+^L.  we have company we can save but At* ���������*������-iito ifiobitYfchVt   *fWiW* f'fWW^  3 hit company stock busbies* "to  Mike, and that be was quite agrav-  ablo to tho idea of thrying it iu  their housekeeping."  I have often wondered  if  they  did, and how it worked. ���������l'HJS   NEWS,   UUMlSEKLA^l*   BttlTlSlI   COLUMBIA.  if ess-rs Grant and Mouuce have  donated $10 to the^Kire Brigade  {ot turning oat the other day.  Mies. T. Home was a   passenger seuih on Friday meming-  Th������e baseball maicli between  the merchants assisted by the  n-Ierks vs ihe professions resulted  jn 12 for the latter .and io for  the former.     Lots of fun.  Cumberland and Little   Riv  baseball teatus meet on    spit at  ���������Comox on Sunday.  It is reported thnt the Chem-  ainus Lumber Co. will bjiild a  large -sawmill on thespttat Coniox provided the land can be se  cured from the Dominion Govern  went.  Mr. Wm- Harrison returned  on Thursday's boat to spend his  vacation with Ills parents-  "Billy" looks as though hard  study at. Stanford University  work agreed with him.  %m*t*������**mmmmia+e.-*^^  O. H TARBELL      i  HIGHGRADESTOVESj  ��������� And all KITCHEN UTEHS1LS   ]  Sportsmens Goods  and  General Hardware  Mr. T. D. LcLean is the  proud possessor of a beautiful  young colt. . It is a fine playful  little fellow, aud judging by the  rate jt circles around the vacant  lot it will be "a goer" when it  glows np.  - ��������� ���������-������������������*���������* ���������  The annual meeting of B. C.  Masonic Grand Lodge will meet  in Vancouver ou May 20th.  McPhee and Sons have placed  their store in the hands of a  painter. Paint when properly administered by Mr. Creech's artistic hand works wonders.  Mrs. W. Whitworth of Vancouver is the guest of her sister  Mrs J. A. Bates.  Rev. R.J. Mclntyre, who has  so ably supplied the pulpit of  Grace Methodist chuch here during the past year, will shortly  leave for his new appointment at  Summerland. Mr. Mclntyre  has made many friends during  his short stay in this city.  Rev. Harry S. Hastings, formerly of Greenwood, is the new  appointee by Methodist Conference to Cumberland and comes  highly recommended us au able  man.  Mr. E. Kmde expects his sister from Bottineau, Dakota, to  pay him a vit-it,  NOTICli! IS HEREBY GIVEN that  the OD.lernoted have madi* application far & Hotel Liquor Li cbq bo under  tha provisions of tho Statutes ia  that behalf, nt a Special meeting:���������  Transfer.  From H, Peres .0 0. H. Fechaer,   Riv.  H_a Hotel, Uourtenay. B. C,  The Board oi License CommUeionsr* will  meet to cOfuiiW the above  application op  Wednesday the 19th dny of June, 11)07, at  en, m��������� atlha.School Home, O-mrtunay.  JOBN THOMSON,  Chief Licence Innpeotor,  Comox Licence Diatrlot.  Dated at Oumberlwul thi* 4th  day of  U*ertWf.  LIQUOR LICENCE  NOTICES  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I intend to apply, at  the next sitting of the Licence  Board, City of Cumberland, for  a wholesale licence for beer and  liquors for ray premises on Dunsmuir Avenue.  P. SCAVARDO.  Notice is hereby given tbat I  intend to apply at the next meeting of the Licence Commissioners  of the City of Cumberland for a  renewal of my liquor licence for  the Waverley Hotel situate on  Lot 2 Block 3, City of Cumberland,  R. Coe, Snr.  Notice is hereby given that I  intend to apply at the next meet-  mi of the Licenc Commissioners  of the City of Cumberland for a  renewal of my wholesale liquor  Licence for my premises on 2nd  Street, Lot 12' B1ock6.  John Marrochi,  Notice is hereby given, that at  the next sitting of the Licence  Commissioners of the -���������City of  Cumberland I intend to apply  for a renewal of my wholesale  liquor licence for niy premises  situated    ou    Dunsmuir     Ave.  Cumberland B.C.  FEANK. DALLAS  Notice is hereby given that at  the next sitting of the Licence  Commissioners of City of Cumberland I intend to apply for a  renewal of my liquor licence for  the Cumberland Hotel, situated  on Lot I Block 6, Dunsmuir ave  Cumberland^  Diana Piket-  Notiee is hereby given that I  intend to apply, at the next sitting of the Licence Commissers  for a renewal of licence of the  New England Hotel, situated on  ou Lot 3 aud Block 3. Cumberland.  Thos.  Dwyer.  Cumberland. B C.June ist'07  LAND REGISTRY ACT  To  George Tri:ea,   registered and  aBi&iBed owner of part and  Edward Price Eoe, registered and  assessed   owner   of part,   of South  Eaat i of tbe North j and the North  J of the North ������ ..( Black E. of Lot  194, District of Comox, British Columbia, Map No. 442.  TAKE NOTICE that Application has been  made tu register Michael Perez aa owner in fee Bimplu   of   tbe   above   uenciimtd  landa under a Tex 'Sale Doen from the As-  sesaor of the Oimriot of Cgiiqx dated the  17th   day of  October, IDOfi,  aud    you   are  required ti> oimtnat the claim   of   aaid Michael Poren within HO daya from the liratpiilj-  liaatiou htruof,  DATKI> atthe Land lte������iBtry Office, Via.  turia, HHWi Columbia, tbi-i _Ut.li day uf  May, 1SJ07.  S. Y WOOTTON.  Registrar General  Mr.and Mrs. AV. B. Anderson and Miss Maisy Anderson  were passengers to Victoria on  Friday. Mr. Anderson aud fain  ily have resided iu this district  for many years, and their many  friends will be pleased to hear of  their prosperity iu some other  part of the province.  Campbell's  & TTTBNOVERS, TAHTS,  ������ SKUII BftWABES  > 2Sets per    doz.  X   CREAK PUFFS.  .    30c doz.  MEAT PIES  Every Saturday  3 for 25c  BAKERY  Dr. D.E- Kerr, Dentist will  make his next visit to Cumberland June 8th. He will be at  Courtenay from June 1st to the  <cth. Those desiring work done  are requested to make appointments during the first days.  Good   Buys.  WANTED���������To Hoy a Outage <  insialmem plan Ouner leave te.  this office.  FOR SALE���������The fine jesidetice of Mr.  T. E. Bate, situated al the corner of  Windermere and First Street is for sale  at tiie low figure ot $1400- For particulars Apply Cumberland News.  FOR SALE���������A firsi-.-lass Barber Shop.  Giving up on account of going into other  business. Must lie sold immediately.  Apply Cumberland News.  $175 buys a good lot it this city.'  FOR SALE���������10acn>f) good land in Comox Valley, suitable, for chicken ranch.  Bountiful stream running through property.   Apply at this office.  FOR SALE���������34 acres good farming land  iti Comox Valley. Has limine, barn and  orchnrd. Good- opportunity to secure a  comfortable home nt reasonable price.  FOR SALE���������Lots  on the    Dunsmuir  townsite.  FOR SALE���������1G0 acres, 60 acres chopped  nndabuutlO acres cleared. High land,  aud excellent pasture land. Terms Can  bP iirranjred to snit  1000 shares Richard nl   miu-  g stock, 50 cents per   share���������  apply at this office.  FOR SALE���������166 acres, one mile water  frant, *������0 acres cleared; 2 bouses, one containing 8 rooms, another f! rooms; barn  50 x HO. A most desirable place for a  summer resort and Central place for a  hotel.   Price $12,uQ0 on terms.  WANTED���������About tetr-acres cleared,  with or without house. Must be good  hnd ond fronting water.   State  lowest  FOR SALE���������8 Jersey cowa, freih, and  in first-cla.-i condition; also a few year-  lint," heifers.   Apply to VV. M. Roy.     ^  $800 CASH buys first-class house  FOU SALE���������Ou nearly new Eastman  snap shot camera ut a Bargain'. Apply  tiiia Oilk-e.  A sale of work, under the  auspices of the Ladies' Aid of  St. GeorytM Presbyterian Church  will lw held iu the City Hall ou  Wednesday June 26th I907. Ice  cream and strawberries will be  served during the afternoon and  evening and a "Scotch Supper"  will be served from 5.p.in to 7.  p.m.  Mrs. R. Short returned to  Vancouver on Friday morning  after spending a couple of daya  in Cumberland.  Como*  Co-Opefative  Soeiety.  BUTCHER   SHOP  Dealers in all tinds   of  Meat.  A fresh stock of Vegetables in season.  F. AITKEN, Manager  BURNS    COAL    OR    WOOD  The Sunshine is a good, "all  round" furnace. Hums, with equal  facility, either coal or wood. Coke,  too, if you prefer it.  And so perfect is the combustion  of the Sunshine that it extracts  every unit of heat from the fuel.  What's left in the ash-pan is not  worth sifting.  Sunshine consumes less fuel, too.  Because its perfect system of  dampers prevent the escape of the  hot air up the chimney���������compels  it to come out through the registers.  You pay for heating the inside���������  not the outside���������of your house  when you buy the Sunshine^  If your local dealer does not  handle this most economical  furnace write direct to -us for  Free Booklet.  LONDON, TORONTO, MONTREAL WINNIPEG, VANCOUVER, ST. JOHN. N.B.  ���������. ti. TAKbcLL. S&e Agent.  THE ROYAL BANK OF PMM.  Cai-itai,. 83,31*0,000  Hbskkve, $4,390,000  Si5,4(Kl,000  's, ������32,400,000'  The Manager of the Koyal Bank of Canada  will be pleased tq'-stfrve those .   .  ,  who   believe   in ���������  ;;  Saving     Money  and placing it where it will earn Interest.  Interest Added Four Times-a Year in Savings Bank.  A. B. NETHERBY.   h*������������������*',  K.AIDA  Merchant  TAILOR,  LADIES' TAILOR-MADE COSTUMES A 8PEOIALTT  SUITS mHDE TO    ORDER AND  IfJ HNY STYIjE YOU WISH.  PERFECT FIT GUARANTEED.  Prices From $80 to $40.  CUMBERLAND,  If your watch does uot give satisfaction bring it to���������  STODDART, the Jeweler,  More watches are ruined  by unskilled workmen than years of wear  To make fortunes  of the future you must  put   something   into  the present  JUST  OUT  Gold-Coppers Pay  Big    Dividends     all  over British   Colum- F  bla  The BRITISH COLUMBIA ILLUSTRATED.  r.vtliitiB.   Pout pnld 2Bq., .tamps  Nothing   RISKED, Nothing RAISED,      Notlmiff VENTURED, NothingTYON  Splendid Opportunity to Invest.  The rl-li-Bt men in the world nro iuvustiiiR in IJ. C. Ooppor-Gokl nnd Silvor Mines  Why ouu'tyou bo-jln now?   Tlio -jrHntont Gold-Copper Discovery of the  6 la lu British Onlumbln,  m FOUR CONSOLIDATED SOLD MINES,  LTD.  Capital  -   -   $625,000.  Every Dolliir Subscribed used in Development of Minos.  Special Office, 20o. per Share,  Mines directly west ���������[ Lo Hoi, whose oh urea ara now about $11; Le Eoi No. 2 are  about SliVand went up to SLU0;*imd Onn*solidnted Miniuc nnd MmelHug Co of Onu-  uda, Ltd. shares S15U eauh; Giant CnUforuii-i sh-ires about fllO; Grnnby Mines  pnid over $2,000,1)00 dividends in 1WH1; B1r Four iiasnyfl (torn fB to $800 m gold,  copper, silver, with 8'J per oeut in the Treasury on railway neur smelter.  Note.���������Most of tht'Be mines sold (or n few cons onae, but over aapitaliaed even .  now pay Big Dividends.   I^r four will jump to SI soon.  KoBflfnmi Mines reoeived High eat Awards for rioheBt gold-aopper ore sent &o St,  Louis Expusitioa. BIG POUR hnd BEST DI8PLA.Y at Dominion Fair,-Sew  Westminster, B* C. No less than 100 shares aold. Shares win be had on matal.  ment plnu, or yearly cnutmut, lb per oeut oush, bnlnneu monthly.  Compnny bus uo debts or liabilltiai,     Hand for illustrated Prospeotua to Buoy,  BIG FOUR MINES Ltd . P. 0. Box 174, VANCOUVER. B. C.

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