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 Tl  ft&*'  uiMwiaiauw  i.f'*-"  THECUMBERLAND NE  FOURTEENTH  YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B.-C.        WEDNESDAY      JANUARY. 9     .907  TO THE ELECTORS M COMOX DISTRICT  ��������� '&$'"  CtfinberUnd, B. C.,1 December 26,1906.  -vJENTLBMEN-: ,. ';,��������� v, >        ' '''"    ''*V  ''     ^   "    -       '* ���������'���������'  As (the Candidate of the Liberal party, I appeal to you for your votes  in the. coming election,  Having been a resident of the district for the -past seventeen years I am .well ac-  .lainted with your needs.   I bave always taken an active interest in the public affairs  this district and this province in general, and feel that I am in a position to serve  ;ju in the,capacity of parliamentary represent-vtive.  If chosen to represent you at yictoria 1 shall always endeavour to  carry  out the  1 ities uf my .constituents and pledge myself to call a meeting of electors before every  sion to ascertain their wants  ! shall endeavour to visit all parts of the district as frequently as possible so as to  ���������1 ep in touch with the people.  shall use,every endeavour to repeal or amend the present School Act so that it  ���������ay apply fairly and equitably in all parts of the I'rdvince.  r shall support any measmes that may come before the lejjislmuie, having for thpir  liject the encouragement ol bona tide settlers. The sealer on ihe lands of British  o.uinbia has a difficult task and anything thut will relieve his burden and encourage  'tniing will have my hearty support.  With regard to legislation in the interests of labor, I will try to do the square thing  ..j supporting good measures, no matter where they originate.    It is customary for  indidates to pose as the workinginan's friend until the election is over.    As a resi-  x;nt and worker among you for seventeen years, I leave you to judge of my sincerity  I *'in I make this promise.  * :omox is a large district of vast and varied resourses as yet mainly undeveloped,  ��������� are on the eve of great development and 1 will do tny best to study tbe interests  he logy er, the miner, iht* farmer an-1 the Hshermani and wherever possible, will  my best 10 further the prosperity of the district in particular, and the province as  whole.  1 hope to visit each part of the Pistrict and give yon my views on the questions of  e hour. I should like to meet every elector personally, but the district being very  .urge and widely scattered, this will be manifestly impossible,  'n conclusion, I once mure appeal to you for support at the polls and feel confident  a rtiy appeal is not in vain, but that the people of thin district will return me at the  d of tho poll on election day,  Sincerely yours,  J- B. BENNET  on  na  NOTICE  All accounts owing me innst be  resented lur payment before Deo.  ilt-t, and all accounts due mo muni  ������������������������* i*.hM hofcirB tht* -mnirt flute.  ft. 0. DAVTH, flen'r.  NOTICE   .  Strayed on my premiss, a 2  tr old heifer, rod. Owher can  vc *ame by paying: cipemW and  * nd. \  John Piorcy  Courtenay,  O0RBB8PONDBWOB.  COMOX HOODLUMS.  To Tun Editor or tuk Nkwb,  Sir:  Tr* view of thn fact, that gun  fiend* haunt Comox Wharf, and  habitually shoot therefrom, and ui-  bo thctt a case of conl oil was fired  into Mini uet-iroywi there recently,  Ib there,not a law prohibiting the  diiohorgfl of firearms on publio  thoroughfare*?  I).  Publio ���������Jfoty dem������*i(U thtt no diiturb-  nnoe or dfftiririHtritim) lie arntfi-d hihln to  eud-i.gei lifo 01 ytOfiot.y lu * yubhu uuea.  The oflViudori in tiie quo niontionod -honl-l  Ui Kivert'ly jiuoithed.���������Hu,  NEWS NOTES OF THE  CITY  The boarders at Mm Wood hue'  had a farewell party Monday eve-  uing, in view of * the lady's approaching departure. They presented her with a handsome set of  knives and forks In an oak case,  and Miss Wood hue with a KI00-,  dyke gold brooch.  Some days ago, workmen going  toward No 5 shaft saw a  sack  at  the roadside,.with something moving inside./ IJntying the cord' with  whioh���������ttie .-mouth of the  bag-, wan  fastened, a poor, starved .dog. was  lihejat^ed:'So thin had it become  . from its  cohfinement   that,, every  botie in its body could be-plainly  seen.; It is almost  beyond-belief  /hat there is anyone   in "Cumber-  'land so dastardly as to beguilty of  >such fearfu\ inhumanity, and  the  Russian knout would not  be  too  severe for hucH  barbarians.   Tho  animal had evidently been tied, in,  the bag and.left to die a lingering,  miserable death.  Passenger? last week, G? R. Rob-  son, J. Devlin, H. Reifee, J. Mah  rer, Al������ Davis.,- ��������� ���������  Mrs Short, Miss Short, Mr and  Mrs B. Tullidge and Miss Magnone  returned to Vancouver last week.  The annual Christmas tree and  teafo^the pupils of Trinity; Church  Sunday School1;was held itlfhe City,  .Hall on New Years eye,; many  beaut if ul^presentsradorued^jtie-trer  aiid later   made  the  young pnea  ^������PPJ>V':. --:)%���������tog"' ^wfci-^iia-'  bulged in. by the older peopie, and.  the New Year: was danced in: the.  old year.:outvfc '.."���������/) *     ~  .���������*,.  Owing to Mr; Grant's speech ar-  riving:too late for publication, it  will appear next week,  Mr Ward of the Royal Bank was  treated to a surprise the other evening, A cousin, whom he had  never Been, Captain W. N, Chapman, while hie ship was lying at  Union Bay, heard of Mr Ward's  being in Cumberland, aud called to  see him, He was obliged to leave  after a few hours stay his ship being  ready to leave. l  Ae an illustration of the sciroity  of ooal, the experience of the steam*  Bhip Iploworth, now lying in Union  Bay, shows the desperate straits  shipping men are in. Capt Oweni  boarded the vessel, a large iron  Bteamhhlp, off Cape Flattery, and  piloted her up the straits, headed  for Union Bay When in Cowichan  Gap below Nanaimo buoking a  strong head ti*ie, hor fuel being ex*  haunted, her steum went down, and  thtn was turned rightabout by the  oiirrtmt aud drifted hack.with the  tide, fortunately wunout injury,  Ihe gap being a nukiish ohannef.  ti'leitriny ilu* obanim*, she came to  ���������dehor undo' the lue of Valdei  In Und, und lay there until tbe  weather, thiok nt the time, had  cleared. Part of a <1������ ukload of lum-  bor she was carrying was then out  up into fuel, and with this she  worked her way up : All the ship's  coai ieu aboard m now on viow at  Howe's hotei on ������   pane of  glass.  Report comes that John Connell,  who fctrtuvfly ./.viivd ;h. lan.L ei.  Oyster River belonging now to Mn  Woo-lbu*-, was found dead on tbe  ban4a of a ������tretuu near hit list  home on Valdei Island. It appeared that hn hud fallen into tbt  creek whilf* attempting to cross,  aud probaidy died from exhaust*  ion and exposure after getting bim*  self out  of the " wa<<*r.  Deceased was well   and   favorably  known on the northern coast.  Thomson Lodge. No. 133, O.Y.B.  presented Mr. A Anderson with a  Past Master's jewel on Thursday  evening last.1  ������������������*������������������  A daughter was born to Mr and  .Mrs? Beunie last week, the first  girl in a family of five.  Word came here Thursday of the  finding on Deuman Island of  the  corpse of a,.man by a Japanese living there.   Coroner  Abrams  and  Constable Thomson   left  for the  place and upon enquiring   the  remains (badly   decomposed)   were  indentifi'd as those of .Wm  F<rt-  nam, a marine  who  was  missed  from the U S S Thelis,  wheu  she  f-was-in-portr at-Uhion-Bay-oh���������Novrj-  . lltH.   Fortnamiwith' three,,.com**  :parii6ns went otjt to.thev,-"_hip/. one  stormy night, and  it  is   thought  : must' have; fallen; ^overboard   un-  perceived.  The; party were under  the influence Of liquor,. The  re-  remains, were ' brought- hero- and  buried on Sunday'by Mr  CollTnT!"  A social dance waa held in the  City Hall Friday evining, a? a  farewell to Mrs and Miss Woodhus  who will shortly leave for their  home at Oynter River.  M<-. Halliday takes the class In  scho il formerly taught by Mr J A  Bates." Mr J A Bates has been  promoted to Mr Bennetts room during that gentleman's two months  leave of absence. ���������>  During our winter clearance sale  the balance ot our Stoves, Ranges  and heaters, at greatly reduced  prices.   Simon Leiser & Co Ltd.  Socialist Meeting -  Mr Hawtbornthwaite spoke to a  large atidienco Thursday evening,  giving a Snoialinio uddrt-HH. I'he  majority of his hearers were disappointed, being leu to believe :hat  tte, being an educated man, and an  eloquent speaker, would diah up  something instructive. There  seemed somehow to bo a laok of sincerity in bis arguments. We oan  listen to with pleasure, and reHpeot  tbe views of many socialists of our  town, who speak with moderation,  I and who notuphow any mor*������, ������nd  lay it more ear in s tiy in a few w������rds  tbau did Mr Hawthoruthwaito  with his thunderous revolutionary  pyroteoumcH.  STRAYED  In the neighborhood of Cour'o'iay  a collie pup. Kinder please re;urn  to Mrs Wm l#wis, Courtenay.  UNION BAY CHRISTMi  ENTERTAINMENT.  A Christmas tree entertainment  was( held in the new Church at Uni- .  on Bay, on Thursday evening Deo.  27th. Thoattendance was so large  that standing room only could be  had at the time set for opening..  The large Christmas tree was prettily draped and ornamented, and  the branches were fairly loaded  down with presents for the children, and even a good, many who  were getting on towards their second childhood, were not forgotten.  Several good "hits" were made as  Santa distributed the presents, one  of tfur leading bachelors, who has "  a searcity of hair on his' head, Sfpg������l  hauded a wig, and   the house ^waa&4  :fairiy-_br6ug|H,dowJn?������i8������anta-hp^  ed out a life size imagei of a  fully dre-jsed, and Shaving ������4C  yean meal ticket -around her ijeo^  to our geniai friend who preiicies  at. the store. J ��������� ���������      ' ' ;-, ���������' mM  The presents  for  the  were appropriate and numerous; tifl  ������o^.Wtfg^verJook������d^lTheJ'"l-f''  chase and apporuonlug of the pre^*:--^  ents had been in the hands of a,  committee of the ladies who attend*  ed lo all the details with great care,  The building fuud of the Church  was also remfiubered, as a letter  containing a $10.00 bank note addressed to the Ohuroh wai found  among the prizes. ���������  mm  MeBsri John Dougall & Son have  sent us copie.- of their publications,  some of the best Canadian issues.  The Daily and Weekly Witnesinrt  leading newspapers, brimful of news  and information, a pap*r everyone  should have, The weeklv is of 24  pagan, and con tains, among r.s  ather good things, valuable hii.ti  to farmers. World Wido, is an ii-  lustrated reprint of leading newspapers of Ihe world. All artMi-H  on leading live topios of the day.  A valuable publication. Tho Northern Messenger is a magAime uf  stories and special articles, Various themes are followed, including  tempeianoe, Sunday Sohonl uud liie  home. Look forfour special low  dubbing offer with these valuable  papers in this i������sue.  OUR BEST  CUUBBINO  OFFERS  This ptpir AND A NEW 8uhiur(plii-u to  Krguiur prio<* for both.   Oar Prioe  Daily Wlttttss,     $4.50 63.00  Weekly Witness,    2.50 ;J.o������  World Wide, 3.00 2*23  Northern Messenger J,90 1*78  Out v������ii,ui������..vuj mm iMKtti miwuiy oo nut  flunh in ivi-vinu"!*.   Nu.,<iU,uol   U.t**t   ���������# ,. 4������  tn������y lw leun nt our utUoo, '  Mr 8. 0. Duvis, Scmr, left Friday ;aort���������iuK f-u u uip tu iiii^uiid.  when- he wiil spend a well mnitod  three month.' rent. Mr R. Coo,  ������enr, is conducting tho hotel during  his abtKuice  Victoria, B.C 8th,���������Admlrality  iidvlr*. i fn������m Japan reieh ������ hi c io-  day, the Emperor ami u.ivy hag  dp* ided to build a but*lwd������iii of tit  OUO tons, larger thnn any afloat, THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  _*������������������������������������������������������������������+���������������������������������������������������������������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<  Olive's Courtship  BY LAIJRA JEAN LIBBEY  Author of "A Cruel Revenge/' ** A Forbidden Marriage," " A Beautiful Coquette/'" The     ,,  Hebessof Cameron Hall"  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������+���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<>���������������������������<  i  (Continued.^  CHAPTER XVn.  To say that Roger Glendenning was  ���������dumbfounded at the turn affairs had  taken, but faintly expresses the true  situation He had walked in tho  gloom and shadow so long, fully believing his sun had set in eternal  night, that he could not become accustomed to the dazzling sunshine  that illumined his path so suddenly  ���������it almost blinded him.  Boger mourned truly for the un-  timely fate of his handsome, wayward younger brother. But now that  he was no more, he felt relieved that  the dark shadow had been lifted from  his own head by Oscar's hand, and  that it had been proven to Olive  that he was innocent. His surprise  to learn from the judge that there  was.no truth in the story that Olive  and Oscar had ever been betrothed  knew no bounds, and he was fairly  "'.bewildered when the judge added, "I  knew that it was you whom'the little witch cared for, not your brother.", And it seemed to the poor fellow ^tjhat he was transported straight  to hetiven at once when he was invited -to stay to. dinner, and Olive  joined them.  It was the happiest day of Roger  Uleirderiining's life, and when he bade  them gopd-nigh^.at last, and found  himself ''; walking slowly down ��������� the  street alone, he wondered if , it was  not all a dream: from which he  should soon awake and find himself  still enveloped by the same old dark  clouds which made the world so chill  , and gray, and life not worth the'living. Then, he remembered that he had  made arrangements to'' go driving  with Olive the next afternoon. Sure-t  ly the gods were kind to him, after  an. ..    V *  . ���������.: ���������;������������������. ..,    ���������  fledge-Kneeland~was���������vepy��������� anxious-  to atone for the past by doing everything in his power to advance  Giendenning's interest, but Roger  would not allow any money, advances  to be made.  "I prefer to carve my own road,"  he said,, though he was deeply grateful, for his kindly thoughtfulhoss.  ���������Through the judge's influence, however,, he obtained an excellent position with ft large mercantile firm,  and at theVend of the first quarter  of the year Ahe was liked so well and  had proved^himself so valuable to  them that lie' was taken in as junior  partner.       |: *  His sky n&w looked roseate with  happiness, H$;;r-*W*as a constant visitor at Judge-jKneeland's home, and  one lovely summer evening, not long  since, while fhoyj'wjoro standing on  the balcony, he had, summoned up  -���������sufficient courage to ask Olive to  marry him, begging! her to toll him  then and thero if sVioYcould over care  for him* that, much.    \  Ho never forgot hoty she drew  back from him, looking np at him  shyly from bonoath those long, curl-  . ing lashes, and after long coaxing  for a reply, admitted, with ������,7o������������  covered by tho prettiest and sweetest blushes in tho world, that she  had cared for him more than for any  ono olso from tho vory first moment  they had mot, and through all his  troubles sho hnd carod for'him'still,  Judge Kneeland, who waB sitting  ��������� in an adjoining room, apparently engaged in his newspaper, but In reality listening keenly to what wns going on out on tho balcony, concluded that, that was a very propm* moment for him to put in on appear-  mien on tho scono. Ho put this  thought into execution at once, much  to tho discomfiture of tho lovers.  Well, it was cruel just at that particular epoch of their love-making,  Of course, tho whole matter, was referred to the Judge, who gavo a very  gracious consent, but declared, whon  Kogor plnnded for an immediate marriage, that that .whs not to bo  thought of, that if ho succeeded in  claiming Olive's hnnd in six months  from that timo ho must conHldor himself very fortunnto.  Thero was nothing for It but to  puhmit to tno Btorn decree. There  was but ono drawback to Roger'*  happiness, and that was ho hnd lost  nil trace of his friend .lack Murray,  who had boon lite guardian nngol ������1������  roobt during thoso long, weary weeks  k-'i v.������...j*li.,i v'lt dc-ii In "T.nii'-itni'in.  v-V.on hi" trnnbl-** r*or������nied grantor ���������)linn  he could lifinr, nnrl If it hnd eat been  for Jack he would have ended hli������  wretched cxistumo then and then*.  Jack had lost his situation, no one  know how, mill had drifted away, no  one knew whither, Hoger iiH'iunu-  ming fult Horry. He would hnvo liked  to ha^ found him and held out a  helping lmnd to him now when he  ���������needed n friend tho niout.  Jiofl^r watt glad to tnko up hia  Jtprno in Albnnv, Anldo from tlio  money ndvuntngca, ho ruthor liked ������t  letter than New York, for thr ronton  thr*t each dny thut punned he w_h  growing to look more and moro llko  hin h,apJi*s brother Oscar, Even  Olive often spoke of this: "Yea," he  i.ften t*������WI to himself, at ho looked  thoughtfully in h.i* %roi|*ror, "my re-  fcmbiui������-.������ ty UVtvU ������i'ttv,a Uorc -trik-  ing every day. Poor Oscar! he was  his own Worst enemy. He might  have had a brilliant life of it, but ho  got on the "wrong road and would not  turn back."  Time flew by on golden, happy  wings. The six months, dwindled  away at last, and it wanted but four  days more now to the dawn of his  wedding day. Roger Glendenning was  inexpressibly happy, yet through it  ull thero were moments of vague unrest, a dark foreboding as of some  unlooked-for event which would come  and shatter his cup of happiness just  as it was within his grasp.  While the preparations are going on  for the wedding, and the feast is  being made-ready, we must take this  occasion to leave Roger Glendenning  and Olive in their happiness, reader  mine, and return to Neva, the fair  ymmg Southern girl -who had been  wade such a cruel plaything of by  capricious fate.  The train which she had boarded  that midnight carried her swiftly  away from the scene of her childhood,  aad as the tall hills and smiling valleys, lying so peacefully in the moonlight, faded from her view, * she  bowed her head and wept like a  child, and thus sobbing, tired nature  e nd overstrained nerves asserted  themselves, and she fell into the deep  lUeep of exhaustion.  The noises of the early mornir.g  awakened her quite as soon as the  ���������sun was up the following clay. For a  moment she felt stunned and bewild-  eced at finding herself on a train and  In the midst of the noise and confusion which surrounded her. Then  came the swift thought that she  was journeying toward the place  where she was to meet her young  hTsljaKd7T"that-each-momenfc-and-cacli-  revolution of those great iron wheeln  brought them nearer and nearer each  other. ������������������<���������' ': ���������  The. girl pressed her sweet young  face against the window-pane and  gave herself up to beautiful reveries  which are so/ dear to maidenhood.  She watched the sun climb to the  zenith, cross it and sink slowly toward the western sky, with a smile  on her lips, the deep yearning grdw-  fng in hor lovely dark eyes. Only a  few hours more and she would be  with him, never more to port un<il  one of them died, and she prayed  that God in heaven would take her  first.  She watched the '''isk of night creep  up, and the gloain...,;"; settle into deeper night; watched tho bright stars  and tho full, bright moon that almost Boomed to "keep pace with tho  flying train. Sho smiled up lovingly  at the moon, saying to herself that  its bright beams shone over him,  wherever ho might bo at that selfsame moment/but quite as soon as  hor dark head touched tho pillow in  hor ���������Sleeper, sho sunk into tho deep  oblivion of sleep.  It was noon tho next dny when tho  Southern express steamed into the  Grand Central. Depot in Now York.  Nova's heart boat high with expectancy, and ovory moment that the  great crowd hold hor back seemed like  end lens years to hor, At last, she in  turn roachod tho door,, was hurried  down tho stops of tho car by tho  conductor, and stood on tho platform; but n������ ono riiRhod up to her.  Quickly hor oyos traveled eagerly  ovor tho donso throng, but her young  hwsbnnd wan not there. Every ono  had somo ono to groot them, Where  Was ho? A strange wave of desolation and terror swept over her, A  groat sob roso to hor lips, and Room-  <i<\ to stick in hur throat nnd uhoko  hor; groat toars hrlininod over her-  eyolldB arid ��������� splashed down on hor  littlo trembling hands,  All tho groat crowd .rushed hurriedly 'through tho xatos, and who was  ���������loft clone on tho platform,  Thivo, four, flvn minutes dragged  thoir blow lengths*by; still sho stood  there, with her, white, pretty young  face turned despairingly toward tho  gates, tho tours now falling llko rain  from hor eyes.  At tho far ond of the platform a  ���������fw-tHrnmnn stood watching . hor curiously,   At length he approached Imr,  "Are you looking for any one,  mlsB?" ho inquired, kindly.  "Yes, sir," sobbed Neva, chokingly. "I���������I waa to meet my���������my husband hero, and 1���������I must havo mlst-  oii him hoiuuiiow, and 1 uo ma Knun  what to do,   I���������l am so frightened."  Tho policeman looked hard at hor,  saying to himself that the tfirl, with  her frank young face and beautiful,  innocent oyos looked moro llko a  child who should havo boon playing  with her dolls, than a wjfo,  "How long have you been war*  rled?" ho asked, suddenly.  "Only two days," murmured Neva,  blushing as red as a roio, "and ht,  my husband, waa called suddenly  away, and he left money for me to  come to him; and now I am here, tut  I t*u uot find Um."  "It is the, old, old story," thought  the policeman���������"a too trusting maid  and a scoundrel who has tired of her  and flung her off."  "Have you a home and a mother,  little girl?" he queried, earnestly,  and to his great relief she nodded:  "Yes."  "I would advise you to go right  back by the next train, and wait for  him there. Tell your mother, just  how you happened to miss him here,  and she can advise you what to do."  Neva looked at him indignantly,  "My husband will soon come to uie  hero," she said. "1 shall wait for  him here until Tio comes. Is thero no  waiting-room?" **;���������  "Yes," answered the man, pityingly; "como this way, please."  He opened the door and motioned  her to enter.  "If there is anything I can do for  you," he said, "do not hesitate to  call on me. 1 shall be just outside;  and while you wait, think over what  I have said about going back to your  home���������do, miss."  There was something suspiciously  like a tear in the policeman's honest  eyes., He had a young daughter of  his own at home whom he. loved as  the apple of his eye.  What would become of this young  girl? he thought. How would life  end for her? Would she grieve for  awhile, then go the same road he had  known of so many traversing? He  clinched his great, strong hands, and  his mighty bosom heaved, and he  breathed out a terrible imprecation  against the young man in the case,  whoever he might be, and tried to  forget the girl sitting waiting inside,  but in vain.  (To be continued.)  Dainty I���������n   cbeon DUh.  Take a large ripe cucumber, peel It  from the blossom end toward you, removing, at least one inch from the stem  end aud then cut into slices two inches  thick. Sprinkle tbem thickly with salt  and put on one side for an hour. Remove any superfluous salt and the  seeds and centers from the pieces carefully with a small pointed knife, leaving just a circle of the cucumber.  Place each one ou a slice of tomato,  sprinklt with pepper and salt to taste,  adding a few1 drops of vinegar and then  All up the hollow center of the cucumber with cold minced meat to which  have "been added the yolk of a hard  "boiied���������egg-well���������beaten-and-a���������tablespoonful of cream. On the top put a  ��������� little good mayonnaise dressing and  place each piece with its tomato base  on a leaf of crisp lettuce and garnish  with watercress. It should be placed  on Ice until served as it should be eaten  as cold as possible. Cold salmon cut  Into very small flafees with a'..silver  knife is a Qel*clo*.m substitute ter the  cold,mieot,  Kitchen Sclmiora,  A. kitchen convenience which, ia not  present in every household is a pair of  sharp scissors. Scissors are used to  trim lump wicks, which is wrong, and  to cut papers and string, but seldom for  trimming bacon and ham rinds, skin-  uing pnrts of fowls which need skinning find, trimming salads. Those ara  proper uses for scissors, and the use of  them suvwi much labor,  Developed the Jnry.  A little girl whoso father was a  photographer was taken for the first  time to n courtroom while a case was  bolng tried. On returning borne she  was nsked concerning what sho hnd  seen und heard. Hor description of  tho Juilgo'a chorgo was this:  "The judge mmfe a long speech to the  Jury of twelve mon nud tben ho sont  thorn Into a dark room to develop."���������  rhlludclpbla Ledger,  Zam-Buk Wins Workers'  Praise.  Marvellous Cure of Burns.  Zniii-IUiU hns been called "tho worker's friend" because it brings such  relief nnd healing to workers who  suffer from cuts, burns, bruises or  nny niiiii injury or disease. Mr, AU.  J. Clink, of Crivendish street, London, (Out.), tolls how Zam-Buk cured  him nf severe burns. He says: I  pot my hands vory severely burned  with lime, Tho burns wore bo doop  thnt ns I plied my shovel tho blood  netunlly ran down tho handle, The  nimny I suffered you may well im-  ngine, I tried several different kinds  of siiIvdh but tho bums were too Bev-  ere  for those preparations to heal,  "I obtained a supply of Zam-Buk  nnd the vory first application gave  me wi-jo. This pleaBod mc, you may  guess, but as I applied tho balm ench  dny I was more and mote pleased  with ui-' uttvd. Tic pain v.'tir* relieved i *m*plc1ply.'  "I hml often heard of Zam-Buk  hut thought before j tried it that it  was similar to the ordinary salves  you nee advertised, In ii very short  ���������Hmo v.mv'UnU healed my wounds  completely*, and my hands actually  telt bettor���������-the muscles more Arm  nnd the akin in better condition than  before I wob burned,"  Not only for burns, but for cuts,  bruises, sprains, etc, Zam-Buk is the  be.rtt and euroet oure. Tt, also cures  eczema, ulcers, abscesses, ringworm,  li'iil.i, eruption", poUnttcd wounds,  chapped or cracked hands, cold sores,  chilblains, bod leR. piles, etc. All  drujrjrJHts sell at 50c a box, or post  dee (rum the Zam-Buk Co., Toronto,  ou receipt of price.   0 boxes (or $2.00.  IN A DEADLY DECLINE.  Saved Just in Time by Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills.  "Before my daughter Lena began  taking Dr. Williams' Pink Pills she  looked more like a ..orpse than a live  girl," says Mrs. Geo. A. Myles, of  South Woodslee, Ont. Her blood  seemed as though it had all turned  to water. Then sht oegan to have  bad spells with her heart. At the  least excitement her heart would beat  so rapidly as to almost smother her.  She grew very thin, and had no appetite, and what liuJe food she did  eat did not seem to nourish her. She  was treated by one of the best doctors in this part of the country, yet  she was daily growing worse and her  heart got so bad that we were afraid  that she would die. She slept but  very little, and would frequently  awake with a start and sometimes  would jump right up in bed. These  starts would always bring on a bad  spell and leave her weak and .exhausted. We had almost given up all  hope of ever seeing her well again,  when we decided to try Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills. After taking a couple of  boxes she beganjto sleep better at  night, and color began to return to  her lips. Prom that on she kept  right on gaining and after taking  eight boxes of the pills she was again  in good health. ��������� She is now fifteen  j ears ;of age, the, picture of health,  and since beginning the pills .has  gained about forty pounds in weight.  Only those who saw her when ill can  appreciae the marvellous change Dr.  Williams5 Pink Pills have brought  about in her condition. I believe  that had it not been for the pills she  would be in her grave to-day; and it  is with feelings of deep gratitude that  1 write you in* the- hope that it may  benefit some other sufferer."  And Dr. Williams' Pink Pills can  do just as much for the weak, ailing,  pale-faced young woman who is slipping from anaemia into a deadly decline. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills actually make new blood. In that way  t.hey strike straight at the root of all  they strike straight at the root  of all common diseases like anaemia, headaches and backaches,  heart palpitation, indigestion, neuralgia, rheumatism and the "secret ailments and irregulartiies of girls and  vomen. Sold by all dealers in medicine or by mail;at 50 cents a box or  six boxes for $2.50 from the Dr. Wil-  Jiams Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  It is not of first sight easy to say  why people so rarely give more than  a passing glance to the realm of air  above them. Is It because we cannot  have a finger in this department of  the wonders of nature, cannot net and  label anything in those blue fields, pin  it down on cork or fatten it in Canada  balsam; cannot here annihilate distance with our ingenious instruments,  that we neglect the phenomena of tbe  sky? There above us, always burs for  a lift of the eyes, is beauty in endless  change for the contented mind and for  the restless one the challenge of the  f-easeless thauiuaturgy which seems  little nearer being found out than  when the world began, and yet in comparison with such lines of research aa  are offered by cuckoo's eggs or the  "protective devices" of caterpillars the  region of the clouds naay be said to he  nngxplored.  Beethoven,  Beethoven could play from memory  all the preludes and fugues contained  in Bach's "Well Tempered Clavichord."  TAere are forty-eight preludes and tbe  same number of fugues, and as each la  In the most abstruse style of counterpoint the difficulty of tnis performano*  will be appreciated by every musician.  Two Years Abed.���������"For eight years I  suffered ae no one ever did with rheum-  atiBin; for two yeara I lay in bed; could  not bo much as feed myself. A friend recommended Booth American Bheumati?  Oure. After three doses I could sit up.  To-day I am as strong as ever I was"  ���������Mro. John Cook, 287 Clinton street, Toronto.���������2  A Gorky Fable.  i The Berliner Tageblatt, in an article-  * on Gorky's poverty, says:���������"Gorky  j and Madame Andrejewa sailed \mder  the name of Mr. and Mrs.- PesKkow.  He was too proud to accept the financial aid that was offered him, and'  consequently lived m New York in  poor style. His literary efforts were-  absolutely unremurierative. He and'  Madame Andrejewa got along as best  could on the money she earned as a  waitress at St. Huberts, a summer-  resort near'Ei-wart, the fashionable-  colony where Gorky lived."  Where    is    Ewart?    Where is ��������� St.  hall.���������New York Tribune.  In the Designer for November is to  be found, in addition to the many designs for winter apparel for ladies and  young folks, a special article "For  Those .Who Wear Mourning"; another  on "Riding Habits" and still a third  on "Fashionable' Furs"; all beautifully illustrated "The Outdoor Baby  in Winter" will please not only the  mothers but the children, and "Leather Treatment for the Library" offers  novel suggestions for the use of the  pyrographic needle. There are three  capital Thanksgiving stories, and  some excellent bits of Thanksgiving  verse. Lessons in sewing, millinery,  lnce-work, embroidery and knitting  are given, and there are two pages  filled with designs tor homerinade  Christmas gifts, "Fashions and Fabrics," Fashionable Frivolities," "Toilet-Table Chat," "Etiquette Hints" and  "Floriculture Talks"1 are among the  many other good things supplied by  authentic specialty writers, while the  departments edited by The Designer  Headers���������"What Women are Doing,','  "Helps Along the Way," nnd the  "Mothers' Advisory Club" nre fairly  tingling with lively personal interest.  A modern weapon en the battle for  h-olth.--lf dlHoaHe has taken your citadel of health, the stomach, and le torturing you with Indigestion, dyspepsia and  'oervous prostration, South American Nor-  <lnc is the weapon to drive tho enemy  from hiH Htronothold "at the point of the  bayonet," trench by trench, but iwift and  Mire, it always win������,-4  Senntor Ln Follotto has denied he  litis nny intention of forming n new  political party, declaring thnt reforms  can bost bo accomplished by Republ-  CU118.  ' ��������� ,���������' .      ���������'"-        '."   V-:^<-   '  We_j3elieve MINAKD'S LINIMENT  isThe ~B5ft:-  Matthias Foley, Oil, City, Ont.  Josep,|i Snow, NoH'ay, Me.  Charles Whooten, Mulgrave, N.S.  Rev. R. O. Armstrong, Mulgrave, N.S-  Pierre Landry, sr., Pokemouche, N.B.-  Thomas Wesson, Sheffield, N.B.  Proof Positive.  Efiie���������But, papa, how do you knowi  thnt.it was a stork that brought, uss!  the new bnby?  Pnpa���������Because, mv dear, I just snw*  his bill.���������Woman's .Home Companion,  A General Favorite.���������In every place-  where introduced Dr. Thomas' Eclee-  tric Oil has not failed to establish a.*  reputation, showing thnt the sterling-  qunlities which it possesses nre vnl-  uod everywhere when they beeomo  known. It is in general use in Canada nnd other countries ns n, household medicine -arid the demand for it;  ench yenr Rho>vs thnt it is a favorite-  wherever used,  A Small Pill, but Powerful.- They  that Judge "of tho powers of a pill by  its size, would consider Pnmieleo's  Vegetable Pills to bo lucking, It is  n littlo wonder ainohg pills. Whnt it  hicks in si/.o it makes up in potency.  Tho remedies that it carries are put  up in thoso small doses, beoauso they  are so powerful tiutt only nninll doges  are required, Tho full strength of tho  extracts is f-ecured in this form and  do their work thoroughly.  hased on population: I milo to  poople; United   Stutcs,   1   to  France, 1 to 1,317.  Itch, r^enee. Prslrle Seratchil and  nv*>iry form of contagiou* Itch on human or anlmali curtd in 30 ntinuUa by  Wolford'i Sanitary Lotion.  vears ago was 25 head; to-day 750,000  cattle, horses and sheep nre being  pastured.  Mtaird'i Liniment Curat Burnt, etc  A London reflturateur is to establish  music halls where one can eat, drink  and see the performance.  Joel Chandler Harris, the famous  ���������southern writwi. will edit n ri"w  doses of alcoholic liquor   taken   os  Canada   exports  of cattle annually.  over   $10,00t,0l>0  the Giddy Professor.  Professor Henry Lee Bowlby, of the*  University of Washington, hnR l-mi  designated hy President Roosevelt to-  take nn oxnminntinn on Doc. 3 for nn-  pointmemt nm'second nontenant in the*  nrmv. Bowlhv wns a "first yenr cadot,  nt Wost Point, nnd wns dismiwd'  with four others, for participation in  a stii'leiit.. nni'ik.. k-isinninj? with tV  throwing of a hln^'iit��������� neross tha me**'  hall.   Now York Tribune.  Do not lot a fold settle on vo������r  lungs. Resort to Bickle's Anti-Pmi.  Mimntivp Synm nt the first intimntion  of irritation in the thront nnd pro.  vent disonse from lodeim? in tbe pnl-  monnry .ortrnqs. Nuiriootod colds n'*<v  tlio cause of'ujhtold mifforinc thvoup'v  out the eounffy, nil nf which could" ^  hnve been'-prevented by the nnplion.  tion of this simulo but powerful mo-i-  io'ne. The price, 25 fonts, brings it  witliitLtho jench of all.  'A' Peerei* and** Carpenter.  *k Car  hi Ha<  T*Ad\*' Amherst, tti Hacknov, fine-  Iannis very skillf\ij,������in nil kinds nf  ornamental woodwork, nnd is n mom-  bar of the Carpenters' Company.  kwrd'* Liniment for m1������ evr.vrmhr.re.  The bnrkentine Pkaglt. of Fort  Gamble, hns been driven ashore on-  the Vnncouvcr island const within a  t������w imie* fioui o-.r:? *>V VaWia  flisnster occurred. Cnpt. Robs nn-t  the cook' were drowned.  Bunllght Soap is better than other1  soaps, but if beit when uied Ini the  Sunlight way.      Buy Sunlight Soap  and tollow ulrectlong.  *mmmmmm*mmm         ���������!���������������!������  Snn Francisco, unmoved by JapnV*,  threats, has declared   that   oriental  children can't attend white nchoola.  ������ven to please Roosevelt. V  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND. BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  .8.  .  SAVE YOUR STRENGTH.  MR. ALFRED  PLEAU.  Pe-ru-na Strengthens  the Entire System.  Mr. Alfred Pleau, an expert machinist, 173 St. John Street, Quebec  City, Canada, writes:   ��������� '.  "Two years ago, an accident necessitated my confinement for several  weeks. The good health I had enjoyed was slipping, away and there  developed a complication of diseases.  My physician said my case was one of  general debility.  "Among the many ailments which  developed was a serious attack of catarrh, which annoyed me considerably and kept me awake whole nights.  "t decided to give Peruna a trial  and soon found it acting as a wonderful tonic to my system. The catarrh grew less severe and shortly afterward disappeared, as did also the  various other maladies.  "I attribute my prompt relief and  ultimate cure entirely to the use of  Peruna and gladly recommend it."  Don't Stand When Yoa Can Sit; Don't  Sit When You Can Lie  Down.  Women sit too much, and women  stand quite too much. Nothing is more  wearisome than "standing about," even  to the "well trained body that has been  drilled into good poise, and sitting is  not resting, however cleverly women  may delude .themselves on this point  The young girl who desires to keep  away crow's feet and the jaded look  and to retain the suppleness and bloom  of youth should when off parade and  duty and in her own room make a  couch or the floor her habitual resting  place.  Absolute repose comes to the tired  muscLls only wheu the body is in a reclining position, and absolute repose  comes to the overstrung nerves only  when the muscular system is perfectly^;  at rest, relaxed.  Tbe middle aged woman can woo  back much of the freshness and llthe-  someness of girlhood if she will be at  a little pains to learn how to rest.  Five minutes of rest flat on the back  on the floor or on a hard, smooth couch  are worth half an hour of so styled,  rest in an armchair or In that unre-  poseful tempter, the rocking chair.  Some one has said to the woman of  today: "Never stand when you can sit;  never sit when you can He down." This  exhortation, applied with some elasticity, is an excellent beauty recipe.  Sunlight  oap  ������S OnO MWAM> w.11  perion who: provta that  Sunlight Soap contain* any  iivjurious chemicals or any  form of adulteration.  is equally good with hard or-soft water.  If you use Sunlight Soap in the Sunlight way (follow directions)  you need not boil nor rub your clothes, and yet you vyill get better  results than with boiling and hard rubbing in the old-fashioned way.  As Sunlight Soap contains no injurious chemicals and is perfectly  pure, the most delicate fabrics and dainty silks and laces may be  washed without the slightest injury.  Lever Brothers Limited, Toronto  Your money refunded  by the dealer from whom you buy  Sunlight Soap if you find any  cause for complaint  >5������  ueauy a  v ejfeiurlan.  "I hope the Bible I gave yon ��������� last  week," said.the' missionary, "will teach  -you-something-'-  "It has taught me something already," replied the cannibal chief. "1  find that I'm really a vegetarian."  "Br���������how's that?"  "Why, you know, it sxys 'all flesh is  grass.' **���������  tin ele Sam'** Soldiers.  According to George B. Winter, the  London military tailor who was engaged by the United States government to reorganize the uniforms of the  American array, that army "contains  the pick of American manhood. The  soldiers are as hard as nails, lean and  muscular. They are indeed a magnificent lot of athletes and are capable of  Btandlns any amonn-r *���������* '-.owishiD."  Dear Mother  Your little ones are a constant ear. ia  Fall and Winter weather. They will  catch cold. Do you know about Shiloh'i  Coniumptioa Cure, the Lung Tonic, and  what it hat done for to many ? It ii Hid  to be the only reliable remedy for all  dueatei of tho air pamgei in children.  It is abiolutely harmlen and pleaiant to  lake. It it guaranteed to cure or your money  ii returned. The price it 25c. per bottle,  and all dealers in medicine sell m  SHILOH  This remedy should be in every household.  Thunder and Lightning-,  The sound of thunder may be heard  for twenty or twenty-five miles; with  the ear to ���������the ground, much farther.  Lightning is reflected for 150 to 204  miles. _ _.  _ _   Shavings As Scratching Litter.  A reader,, asks if shavings would  make good scratching litter, and as the  answer was not very positive in its  favor I will venture to speak from several years' experience and say that I  have always used them with the best  of success and prefer good, clean shavings to any other material, says L. E.  Hudson in American Poultry Advocate. They will not pack down so  much as straw, and as most shavings  are from dry lumber they will absorb  more moisture than other material.  They will also last longer. With six  to ten inches of shavings on a good  floor you may depend on your fowls  getting proper exercise.  r  The William Snyder took away 380,-  000 bushels of wheat in one land from  tho Fort William elevators, tho record cargo out of Thunder bay. The  cargo was worth $250,000, and tho car-  rying fee was $9,500.  -    -      .   j*  OaUrrl-i fer twenty year* and cured In  a few dayi.-npn. George James, of  loranton, Pa.. iaj-ii "I have been a mar-  tjrr to Catarrh for twenty yeara, oonatant  hawking, dropping In the throat and pain  In the head, rery offensive breath, I tried  Dr. Ambw'1 Catarrhal Powder. The tret  application gave Instant relief. After _���������>  ing a few bottles I waa oured.  M cents���������1  The Plunelble Lie.  We resent calumny, hypocrisy aod  treachery because they harm us, not  because thoy are untrue. Take tbe detraction and tbe mischief from tbe untruth, and we are little offondod by It  Turn It Into praise,* and we may be  nlrtnco'l rettb \r    hnd. *o* ft *<��������� -flat e*\T  nmny nnd trwirhwy thnt An the, Inr-  gest sum of mischief In tbo world.  Tbey aro continually crushed and are  felt only In being conquered. Bnt It ll  tho gllstontng aud softly spoken lie,  the emlohto fnttoov   ���������''������ untwin-M* 1l������ o*  tbo historian, tho provident Uo of tbe  politician, tho zealous Uu of tbo partisan, the merciful He of the friend and  tbe co role*** lie of ench mnn to himself  that cast that black mystery over humanity through whk*h we tlinnk any  man who pierce* it uh we would thank  one who dug a well In n do-nn-t. Happy tint the thirst for truth remains  with us oven when we bave willfully  left tbe founuiuj of ic-Juba UuekJu.  BABY'S FRIEND.  Happiness is a sign oi health in  babies. Nearly all their troubles  ���������vanish when they digest food well  and are free from teething pains.  Baby's Own Tablets brings happiness  to babies by curing stomach troubles,  constipation, feverishness, diarrhoea  and teething troubles. There's a smile  in every dose and the mother has a  solemn guarantee that this medicine  contains no opiate or harmful drug.  Mrs. James Jewers, Beaver Harbor,  N.S., says: "I have given my Baby  Baby's Own Tablets as occasion required since she was a day old. They  have always helped her, and now at  a year and a half old she is a fine,  healthy child. I think every mother  should always keep these Tablets on  hand," You can get Baby's Own  Tablets from any medicine dealer or  by mail at 25 cents a box by writing  Tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  The po_*n.  In all the civilized countries of the  world thirteen Is referred to as being  somebody's "dozen." In America,  Australia, Great Britain (present day)  and several other lands that number is  said to a "baker's dozen." In Italy it  is referred to as the "cobbler's dozen,"  there being a tradition that there was  formerly a law which compelled cobblers to put twelve tacks or nails round  the edge of a boot heel. Finally, when  the naila became cheap, a center nail  Was driven for luck.  $100 REWARD $10(1  Tli* wader* of thi������ paper will be pleased to lean  that tharo li at least one dreaded disease that soleuoe  has been able to cure In all Its stages, and that if  Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh ft :re le the only positive  can now known to tbe med.cal fraternity. Catarrh  being a constitutional disease, requires a constitu.  tlonal treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken in.  ternally, aoting directly on the blood and mucous  surtaoes of the system, thereby destroying the foundation of the disease, and giving the patient strength  by building up the Constitution and assisting nature  '".doing its work, The proprietors hnve po much  f**��������� Inlts ouratlve power* that they, offer One Hundred Dollars for any rase that it fails to care. Send  for list of testimonials.  Address:        , F. J. CHENEY A Co.. Toledo. O.  Sold by druggists 75o.  Take Hairs Family Pills for constipation.  The French cabinet has decided to  requester the property and revenues  of the rebellious clergy on Dec. 11*.  The General conference of the Union American Methodist Episcopal,  churches has forbidden its clergy to  marry divorced persons.  "Thought it meant deathr������ure."-Mrs.I; Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  James McKim, of Dunnville, Ont., says of -,.   her almost miraculous cure from   heart      ,r    .,  ,   ��������� n    ,      ,,,-,.      ,-,,,  disease   by   Dr. Agnew's   Oure   for   the      Manitoba was first settled   in   1811  Heart: "Until I began taking this remedy  by  j 25  Scotch settlers    under    Lord  I despaired of my life.   I had heart fail.  Selkirk  ure and. extreme prostration.    One doae '  gave me quick relief and one bottle oured  me. The sufferings of years were dispel  led like ma*io."-3 :  The savings deposits in Canada amount to $600,000,000, or $100 per head/  A new boat for the department. of  railways and canals will be Imilt,an  Peterborough this winter, and will be  used next season, it is stated, on -theWt, St. Thomas, for the death of her  Trent canal.  , husband.  IV  Whnt I- an Abraehf  This question Is answered in a most  interesting manner by George Leland  Hunter In an article entitled "The  Truth About 'Doctored' Rug*" in Country Life In America. He writes:  "Abrnsh Is a most interesting word.  In Persia If father, son and grandson have Roman noses, then a Roman  noso Is tho abrash of that family. If  gluttony Is characteristic of generation nfter generation, tben Is gluttony  tho hereditary abrash. If It Is a  strawberry mark on the left shoulder,  then the strawberry mark is an abrash,  The a brashes of a rug aro tbo stripes  or bands that run parallel or entirely  across tbo pile. When seen for tbe  first time by Americans accustomed to  admire and insist on tbe deathlike uni*  fortuity tbat obaracterlzes machine  products abrashos are apt to Impress  thorn as defects, particularly If wide.  It takes experience and acquaintance  wltb tbe art Industries to grasp completely the significance and artistic  value of lndlTiduall_v."���������.  The Anglican Grand Old Man.  Canada is not lacking: in her grand  old men. There is Archbishop Bond,  of Montreal, Primate of the Church of  England in Canada, who on. Sept'-'IO  celebratedhls* ninety-first birthday, in  "spfte~of'his"ffour score" and eleven .years  Dr. Bond Is In appearance much younger, and he has a remarkably strong and  resonant voice, one that many men of  fifty might envy. His sermon on his  ninetieth birthday during the meeting  of the General Synod in'Quebec last  year, was one.- oft.the features of the  gathering. This year a delegation of  the whole of the clergy of Montreal  waited upon him, and presented him  with an address congratulating him upon his birthday and assuring him of  their continued loyalty, esteem and devotion. Telegrams and letters were received ifrom all over Canada. He Is  one of Canada's remarkable, men, and  he occupies a secure position in the  hearts of Church people in Canada.  Born In Canada.  William DUler Matthew, palaeontologist, although a resident of .New.York,  was born at S',, John, N, B��������� Feb, 19,  1871. He was educated at the publlo  schools of Brooklyn and St. John, the  University of New Brunswick and Columbia University, > ifrom which institution he graduated in 1898. He Is associate curator of the American Museum of National History, a fellow of  the New York Academy of Sciences  and of other scientific organization..  In religion ho Is an Episcopalian; ln  ooUtlos a Democrat.  FIREDODRS  REDUCE YOUR INSURANCE  METALLIC ROOFiWG t?  LIMITED  TORONTO S<WINNIPEG  fe  *  .Pale, sickly children should use  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.  Worms are one of the principal causes  of suffering in children and should  ta,expelled from the system.  Mrs. McKay of Toronto Junction  has been given a verdict for $10,000  damages against the Wabash railway  ,  fomanly  is promptly relieved by Beecham'a  _Eil!s.__They_never^faiLVSpeciaLdi-���������  rections to females witS each box.  Depression, sick headiT^he, backache, paleness and nekyousness aU  disappear after using*  Beechams  Pills  Sold Everywhere.    In boxes 25 cents.  erwew  KtfvjM your body  warm, yet  lets  , your skin breathe  ���������knit, not  ��������� woven,��������� A  TdoesPEN-/   \Ateinit  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.  Millers of western and northern Minnesota are experiencing hard times  netting wheat to grind. They havo  wheat bought, but though perhnps only two hundred miles away, nro unable to get it. Some of them have  flour sold for certain delivery, and  cannot get wheat to mako it from,  Many millers aro greatly inconsed,  and a few threaten to bring suit  against the Great Northern Railroad  for damages. Railroads are no doubt  doing their utmost to move wheat,  but taking into account urgency  transportation of live stock eastward  and the general traffic is enormous;  they are seemingly overwhelmed with  ti attic��������� From the Northwestern Miller.  V*9i  tot  ^Trade-markedln red. Tna ,  fvarietyof styles, fabrics and ,  prices, tor women, men and ,  SUdren.    and     guaranteed.  FREE  Me.e hi teaaAa eei laM bv aN  {^mf>ttffttrx  Dr. Lconhirdt's Antl-FIII  a rare oure tor lai  mre far Is-Uifttloa. miloii-  alltdTfM, tn a Mm Mekage.ea  reoelitef aame aad adireM, rill  in rotor nape aad M������t ejfee aditua  cm4ot>MdlTne<-aaa ���������enolt  TBEWlUON-fYLICP., LleiltH.  Nlijir* Mil, Oil.  emwyi  ���������mtm **************** ***a*a**amtaa*i  SSL  lEWSOI^  AMHERSt  This brand on a suit or  piece of tweed guarantees  PURS  WOOL. m  ���������> Mo doubt you'll need a      tte  TOWER'S  FISH BRAND  SUIT or SLICKER  thliieuoo,  Make no mlitike ��������� It's the kind  that's guaranteed to keep you dry  and comfortable In the nardeit  ���������torm, MadeinBlnekorYel-  low. Sold by all reliable dealers,  old Cuff   j  Link's, $5;a.  Beginning at $4 Diamond  Hall has a vast array of solid  gold Cuff Links���������mad.<Swby  the store's own skilled gold*-  smiths. . "V^'i  Notable value is found m  our $5.50 pair of 14k. Gold,.:  dumb> bell shape, suitable  for monogram; and cur Cat'  alogue pages show many  others.  Articles are sent post free,  of course.  Dref us a festal cari mni mta mult  ttniytu fret of charge ear Urge iliua.  tralid caimltfut.  V'*.  Tcwrtto.Ont  Medicine  Made for  Mothers use  JNIMENT  Por Internal and Bitemal uie.  Cures croup, colic, crarapi,  coughi, sore throat, burnt,  bruieea, bitee and any sorenerM,  23 nn������l 50 et������. At all dro-wlste,  1.1. JOMNION A CO,, ltttH,������Ht,  !K  Blind From Illrth.  It would bv of grout interest to know  bow much Helen Keller, losing her  sight at nineteen months, really retained of the sense of sight. Willi Laura  Brldgman, a woman of much less Intellect, there Was evidently little or  nothing left, even ns a memory. With  uot UiBlc uuu bun-it wen.' very lix-uic,  ao lit.il i.oOOniiu,������ainiii w'UU (i'i*:  \\Kjlid  was, Indeed, tliroutdi a iiitrrow passage. Iter semtltlrenws to vibration  was so fine that without any trnco of  tho senso of hoiii'lii', she wn* iiwnvo of  tue toiiuix or a ueii, nut ner biographer, giving us In detail the record of  tho slow steps of her education, tells  us littlo of whnt Irton she was nblo to  form of tblngH. It is Schopenhauer  wbo gives one hint of what -use nil  want ta know of the Ihh-ii blind. IU  says that a man blind from birth to  whom blulil witn kUvii by uu oi>tmthun  put bis band to bis eye to grasp there  and not In tbelr place tbe things be  ���������aw.-London Chronicle.  After Labor, Recreation  Travel ts ths Acme ef  Recreation.  I  When yoa travel secure the  best Is ecjulpment, comfort,  and aaltty, and um tba  Canadian  Northern  Railway  T*v*t ���������****$*****>      e*AfAe      *Vt������      -rt'* *���������. !*���������  in every direction. East,  South and West. Make your  wants known to any Canadian Northern agent, who will  be glad to furnish tbe fullest  information, or write  GEO. H. SHAW,  Truffle  Manager,      Winnipeg,  W   N   U   No.   eio THE  yEWS,   CUMBERLAND BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  | "STAR"  mm and WHITE Props.  t^A&jOTE-RS, aod DRAYMEN*  '  M&W.   aad   D-QUBL-K   RIOS������  ���������For   HIRE-        Afci.    ORDERS ft  PROMPTLY ATlfENDE-fe   TO.S  3rd St. Cumberland i  ������  Tfe Laxative Bromo .Qninine  Ssrven HSlScn hoses sold in pas. !2 months. T__1S  SAa^TITSL    ������      HD^^IS,      Pbop^iet,  ^-i^^K^W^Mi  Wh$n In 6-ourtenay Stay At  Th@ Courtenay Hotel  Every convenience for guests.  She Cential Hotel for Sportsmen  -na r-       "    ���������      -   -*- ii ��������� ���������    -i t  Rone but the Best of Wines and Liquors  at the Bar.  RATES REASONABLE  ���������John Johnston,     Prop.  W. B. Anderson,  PHOTOGRAPHER  POPULAR PRICES.  ALL "STYLES  CUSTOMS BROKERAGE  executed at short notice.  E*������g*i*h 4 * HURT-ON aiwuya ou tap ���������    also, the t&taom MILWAUKEE  BBBBSr-^ttheD^r, ik-bfloib*., vSohiite, &o.       "OLD GREY BEARD"  BOQTOH WHISKY-. Best Wines aad Liquors of all kinds.  Ths Boarding aud Lodging Department, onder the immediate superl&tendeaoe of Mas  DaviB, will be found Fust class in every respect.  RATES,      ..       ..       ..     , ..       ,,       ,.   ,   $2 oo per day* upwards.  sell's  A Fine Selection of CASES  ftlvays   on  hand.  FttESH BREAD eveiy day  Orders for SPECIAL  AKES promptly attended to,  Brasiiir Irane,  News Office  Cumberland  B.C  BIM ORAWFOEB  COURTENAY, B.C.,  ������������������....    rfc-i-V     .��������� i  f,mm���������.m  i~m>  BREEDER of    olstein Cattle, Chester White Pigs,,   Barred Plymoul  Rooks, &c.  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  INTBRESTINfi        IMTOTIVE  "OORREOT  ENGLISH-  HOW TO USE IT.''  A Moiwmr eUaAztsB D<*votep to the  Usa er Vitiaaau,  foaeramva Ta-oan Bavcir, Editor.  Partial Oontenta for this Month.  fottreo lu Bnslish for the Beginner.  Coarse in Bnjpfah fur tho Advanced Pupil,  How to Increase Oih-'h Vocabulary,  Tbo Aft of OonverBafion.  Should and would:   Mow* to Uso them,  BWmuno'iationH (Oontm-y Dictionary),  (itrreet Kdg*|i������h in the Home,  Goitreot Rfltfllnh in tae Schodl,  What to Ijjy ������ud WM $������- to Say,  Ooars* in B������k'^r-WfJ>tng and Punctuation,  Atpasbetio list ef ������bMwviation������,  Ba-ltotat HuctHeb for the Biwinw Man.  Compound W-prdi   How to Writ* Thorn.  StttdlM la Baglilh Lieovataro.  H 9 Year. Send 10a for sample copy  COHitoT WGUW, Evanston, III.  000������0 OOOOOOOOOOOUCH  8 - ������  OnMCS IS EERILY GrVKN" that  au _p>iiaati������>o will bo uiwl-j tn tha  Le-tfisliwiv*. Afifteuibly A Hijo Province  ol BrUkh Col-mlna at it������ uuxc Sea-  eion, (or an Aot   to   iuoorpora* o   _  company to build a Hue of railway of staad-  ard or narrow gaug3, to he operated by  ���������team or eleotricity, from a point at or near  the head of Portland Canal the-no ��������� following the valley of Bi*������r River a diatatoe of  thirty uiOea, with power to build, (quip,  maintain and operate brauoli lines of fifteen  miles in length from the main Hue a-id par-  ticalarly up Glaoier, Bitter and Aniericaa  ���������Creeks; and alijo to establish permaueut  tracks for collfoting aud distributing y *rcJs  ou ihe main line or any brauoh or Wauch ���������;  ~io"0Dnstrac6r"0peRtte5���������mamtuin-���������and���������own-  telegraph aud telephone poles, or either,  along the route of the said railway or its  br.anch.ee, or in connection therewith, and  io transmit! inesaagea fur commercial pur-  pones, and to charge lulls therefor; to ���������oner-  ate eleotrioity and supply light, heat and  power aud eieot, construct, build nod mahi  tain the ueoessary buildinti- and work?, and  to generate any kind of power for ihe purposes aforesaid, or tu oouaaatioo therewith  for row-awl; to cuaneot with and enter into  running arrangements with any railway,  and to construct terminal Hidings at any  suoh oonueotionsj to reoeire from any government, peraou, or body cor*/o������*uto, grants  of land, money, bonuses, privileges or other  iwsistanoo, In uid of tho couttruotion of tho  Compiny'a undertaking--' wiih powor to owu  by purchase oi location, or lea*e minus and  sell and dispose of its holdiucs; with power  bo own, use and operate wa'er power ooc-  venient to the road for the Goinjjany'u rail.  way and other purpose**, and to exorouo  swab powoi-8 as uie granted hv Parts IV anj  V of the ''Waterpiause8 0i������n_olhUtioii Aot"  with power to build, own, maintain wharves  docka und buukors iu oom-octtoti with the  Company's uudortakingui and to build, owu  tnjuip and maintain titcftia und i/thir vQmAu  and boats, and oporato them ou tho wuhirs  of the Province and llioao adjtcent th roui,  and to malie traffic arrangements with rail  way, stoamboat and other companies; and  for all othor iiooa-iUdry or iuouleutal rights,  powers aud privrlogits in that behalf.  Dated at Viotoria B.O., (lie 22nd day of  August, 1008,  KBBRTS 4 TAYLOtt,  B*.UuiU>rt4 for tho Appll������ant*a,  dH-6t  -a-MMMSl  Teamin  O     I nm pre.wnr^f!   t������ O  ������    furnish Stylish Rigs ������  and do Teaming at O  reasonable ratus. ������  D. KILPATRICK     ������  g 0 OOOOOOOOOoOOOOOo  lUdiug on losottvotivea and  mti  way tvirs of  tho   \Sw������a   (\)������mi-Mif  Gompai.y by ������*\f  psrswi    i-r  \tnti  8t)U������~'~f>36CH\Mt t>Ti*i������ WW���������hi f������J������WV  Broh>l������ikd.    fjm^lcmye&ri  rm������ mik-  ml tu dwoairirtiil hh m*\%   ';g Biume  By vtmer  Vi*.**���������, D. btrwm  iffl'tfil^S.,  mmrtmmmmt  . .XMOKmE ..  "CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A VNIfJM MAPR OIOAU  Cuban Cigar Factory  X. J. BOOTS, Prapu-fcor,  NOTIOE IS HEREBY GIVEN that 30  days after date I intend to mako application to the Honorable the Chief Commissioner ot Lands and Works, for special lioenoe  to out and carry away timber from the following described lands situai������d  No 1 OaE-iincaoing at a post about 600  yards north frum the month of the 1st  river of importance on tht* east aido of Buttle* Lake from the south end; running 40  ohams east* HO ohntne south then 40 chains  wore or leas to shore and lollowing shor-e  back to point of eommeucecnent.  No 2 Commencing at a post about 40  chains west of mouth of 2*id river on east  side of Battle Lake from south end running  "KntlTS0~3iai38r" ������as*rT5"**a_-iusl ^nce"  north 80 chains; vo shore aud following  shore back to point of oommenoemenfc.  |tu8 Oomtn������ncing at the south-west  COT-her of No 2 running south 80 chaius;  tbenee eaat 80 ohaius; theuoe north 80  ohains; thence west 80 chaius to point of  commencement  CE. McILROY,  Cumberland, K������*v. 11,1906.  dB4t  NOTIOE IS H-SUE&SBY WVEN^Ijat at  (be next sesaiou of the Lsginlative Assembly of the Provinoe of, British Columbia, application will ho made for an Aot  to incorporate a Company wiih power to  appropriate aud use from tho most statable  point no muoh of the* wator of Kfitada River  in Range V, Oast District, Biiiish Columbia, us may be neoessavy fwrtfce purpoiw of  the Company to supply power, light and  beat for mining, domeutk, niauufaebuiciug  and other puryoiiea, to thu inhabitant*, oor-  poratious, mines, milln, maautaetoriea aud  all other works of tho Tsimpsnan Penluf.ula  Kiion Ttlaml, Digby Island and adjiwrit  inlands in 0(*>*-..u! Distsiot; aud also with pow  er to coewtj^a utw \������orfe������ at t*t>oh plaoe on  the Nui'thtrly pw*i> of Kaioa It'kud as may  bo ritumed t-ovt, suittbU, aud to lay pipes  for oonveyii/g fcho swn*������ to the ittbtbitauli  of said Mimd; uud to supply ^ trausmUirad  distribute power, H(*ht aud heat by com-  preaiied air, uloatrieity and gin to tbe inha-  biUutu, oorporationn, mines, miWu, nunu-  faoiorio't und all otlv-r woi-lui within bhu  Dht*det heUnn meutioued and the surroand-  ing dUt-i*iot witbiu a radius ot IB miles inom  the tald JU.u.-N ll.vorjaud al jo to owistruet  aud maintain tramway, railwny ami telo-  phono Njst-um in uio said radius aud to ox  tmifi the biikl i.jittuiB to otlwv distfiot* oou.  biguouR th(ir������(o; tod airr- to eruot, hy, **"i'  sicoot nod iii-jii td.'u all suoh e-orhn, bridgos,  tiackf, roads, mib������i.y������, buWibngs, t-tuVs,  flninoi, (Wns, nuiiiways, poles, pipe*, emu,  othli's, atruoturen ������a*i nppUa<wY'*������ aS 'tiiaj/ b������  m-eoftiury to fully aud cmpUtuly onvty nut  tho purpciHub ol tbu Oompauy. Ami ������l������o lu  hnvo tho right, to eutot aud to spprvpeiatc  lands for mtv* tor fl'is work*, power-bousoi,  itaiion., tramway Fin** aud oilwr swossssff  tcrltn, iiTid tof.j'j'-'tijThk, um aod A*i*r*.  to much fl! %Vn ������tirfce^������d*i)l waters of an;  rlvor or cvctlt ivhiok may ho found nwk  oonftnUot ard ���������vdv_nt������g*K>ut whhin the  ���������aid radius au may hu n<we������������Ary for Iho pur*  ���������po,** of the eo-m-pAuv hi ordw to sttpply  power, light aud heat to the Inhabitant**,  ourporatiixss, tainai, mills, msoafasturls*  and other worlm within the laid ivuflu-, mi  to do ail imoh other thiuas as are iuotdcnt*i  nr oonduotro to tha attaiuiusui of lite above  obj-Mts or any of tbe������,  JJaUd tbla Uvh day of November, 1906.  JOHN UK4N,  Anwi0 fur thu Pi-o_ttut������r������.  dlr-jfi  Car������6 Crip  b Two Days,  <M ������very  M. J. Henry's  Nurseries and Seedhouses  fisgaifflait 1 anaiiiifl Ej  s. s. "iJity of Wanaimo.  Sails from Victoria Tiwsda.v, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling'���������-,   North Saanich  Cowichnu Bay,   Maple  Bay, Gr<������ft6n,  Kuper andThetw Isltnds whtia freight  or pa^enjjnrs offer.  Leaves M.."na*mo -'I\jiadaV, \  p.m., ior  KnK.a llay and Ccxju-x.'  Leaves Cnmax Wednesday, 8 a.m,, for  Union Bay and N-anaimo.  ��������� Leaves .Nanaimo.Thw-aday, ? &.������.., for  t       Comox and way ports.  Leave? f^omox FwflHy, 7 mm.," for Nar  nntmo and way ports.  Sails from Nanaimo Kridav, i p.m?> fer  Victom, caUi������}f at Kaper and Thetis  Islands, Groftbn, Maple Kay/ Oo-Aidi-  ar>i Bay and Nonb * S.*t*mich when  frelffht-and passen{jer_ offer  North Saauich when tide and weather  conditions  pernm..  VAHCOUVER - WAjUAIiiO - LADYSMITH   BOTJIE  S. 8,     "JOAN."  Sails from   Vancouver  for   Nanaimo  daily, except Sundays, ,u T.30 p.m.  Sail.*! from   Nanaimo  for   Vancouver  daily, except Sundays, at7 a.m,  TBIE TABLE  EFFECTIVE  Monday, OoinWlW/iaOe*-'  NOF TH BOt!Np~R .������*d D'o������������������vn  Stations.  Pasae-aget  Trains  Daily       Snndav  No. 1 Wed.  Sat.  No.S  Victoria,  Runnels,  ShuwnigAU,  tt  OobhlaHiVli  C'-wiehau,  Koksilah,  I>u.)cau'b,  So.-nwioj",  Wextholni^  Omtnjaiuui,  Lidysmith,  3...i������lih Wellingbon,  K'-muiroo,  WislhMgten,  Dc.P.OO  9 04  26 2  "VTi,������  10,40  10.48  10 53  1100  IIM  DM*  P '������  ii. i������  12.31)  A* w:s3  Do. 15 00  15 04  10.17  1,0. __  16 3o  lft 41  16.4,7  1Q.58  W 10  hf'.aa  1,7 9b  If ,9&  Jb.iO  18.3U  Ar 18 4fi  ��������� w ,.m.,,���������munwa ���������mm ���������*������ n������m"i  SOU'Mi BOU.ND-Retid-Up  Viotoria,  R������sM|������  Shawui^sn*  Cobble H*U,  Cowichau,  Koki.itah,  lyuuoan'n,  Homnnos,  VVMtiholme,  l-hwaaituia,  l*idj smith,  11  Bouth Weill  Ifftuaiino,  'WsitufSon,  ,-jton<  No, 2  Ar. 12.1*6  1*2 .{18  M  I  40,'S  1040  10.15  1.0 0������  IJQit 0 *2  (U7  9.3T  U.l_f  ft.tK)  8-3U  8,1$  8.V5  8.00  Qe,  ������������.  No. 4  Ar. 18 55  ro.si  10,-w  17*0  i7,*������8  16.58  W,43  16. in  16.21!  Ifi\>8  16.48  Hay  1616  Ar.  th.  'WittunttHd Mliiic rfiul QommtiHithn %n-  ljejs on ������.>!*?> ftnee ovji rail mid We.it.rfa  ���������fiMiS., htt tvr*o .hkI on*.buH tH-ni������ per vaile.  fyibehd U<aviv* iit.il ������Uia>iM;������*������ for Wtwn*.  . time, itfttil wiiwted ru������i������ %o pm^s a*������y  Ub������ aniiii^'i-d fut on appUovStiii) to tiie  Dist, 1*\iim������, Apeoi <������t Vi������io������f,i,  Tlw Cojn-mw.v Mrsprve* the nitfht to  ���������ahnntvc vv������'i*1hmh prAMous iio,*iou:,if*-euMie*������  <*\mi%n\i t5nie.ntwlvh*>'iiv. of rttWiivif.  BiswMrMw."* 'in,>kev������ mi .-Jnle f*<wi and to  all Shitft&tit, eiMjil IVir j{ok\K Joimnoy Sal*  md.iy *ind whndit-)', r^iuniitf n������it I'oier  .Uhii .Mofidnv,  J, W. T'RWf, t}m. Snt>. B^ ������'���������������- ������������'*  9. L COVMWW, I)Wt. Fri. A l������m. Ae,  MWMnwtHMia-MiaawaMnMMi  For Sale by Tender  The Estate of John  McDonald.  Tenders will be riotjvad by ths  ander-  htpned at  the underu.untlnneil (xldreitu np  to Vote -j)''!/.- 3l*h W% h:t tb* j,u ..j,,Wl. 0f  ths ondtrmontioo pnpiiti������e>~  Lot 1 * 6 of part of Lot 126 Map 621,  Oomos Diati>i'si,   10 aoroH,   u,oio or  )���������������*���������.  The highest at anj tvuder ua muwarlty  aooeptel.  W&hVr WILLAHU,  Uf������������������ial Adn*h'i������trsi#r,  Ouuiber'audao., I^uoovljwr a������tl 1906.  2t-dU  Tiarge stook of HOME GROWN  Fruit and Ornamental Trees now  mntiired for the Fall Trade.  No expense, loss or delay of fumi-  Ration or inepeorion.  Headquarter* for VacxAo C*ast  Brown Garden, Field, ard Flower  Seeds ki sewon.  BEE SUPPL.TES, Sray Pu>* ps  Whale OU Soap, Greenhouae Planti  Cat F owers, Bulbs for Fail Planting.  We do busine'-B on* onr'own  i-rounds���������no rent to pay and ere  jirej.ftred to meet all competition.  Let m* prke jour list before placing your order.  Catalogue   Free.  M. J. HBNHy  30lO Westminster Road  Vancouver B. C.  "*== /        "' II    -        I    I I II iMtnuMi  E. G. Emde  Bicyelss mi Supplies.  ;i..v  Local Agent   for  Comox Dlstlrct for  Cleveland  Massey-Harris  Brantford  Perfect  Rambler  Imperial  Bicycles.  Fairbanka - Mor������e Qaaoleaa  '���������Taok ol all Xrade*' eugia^a  ..^1 '���������"I ��������� , -, r,|,MMim���������K_L_j_  Second hand Wheels  fbr sale.  Acetylene Supplies  Bicycle and general  Repairing of  Sewing  Maehines,      Fiehing  Rods, Guns etc.  {Mtfaw-a firptj.nd, Aa wa (p-uso-  m������d ������?id filed.  Kfty and Pipe, fttrtng,  ���������grai'i-iri>f-i--r"i-iTTTii7iiir**MMi  8ri Si, Onmberlandi  *ye^fifSft^Sf\W*fe*e**S\**/aJ*ia\J*m'MMi^L  WaVeply fjotel  mftwaer Clean Aooommodittoa  .... at Boawouablo Hates,,,  BEST OF WlHBg & L1������V9R8.  S. S������ORE,  ?Rt)Wtm������'OH.  Cumberland  Hotel     mmm  60K.-WW������MWfRAVlNTO  &Nto    $ROONkD    MTRB1W,  ������IJM������BHUANU  I   0,  Mug. J. tt. Tnw, Yrey>t\ item.  When in Ouui berland b������ turt  w������d stay at tkt* Cubtbeikiid  Hatel.  Kt*wt.i!)������,,fl   AceoMod*.  M������n iryy truMIHmt AuApemAH-  ont bnnrtlRri.  8������mple Roomi and Public Hall  Run In Connection with Hotel  RateB from HI,00 to I2.WU par day  TO OpRR A COLD IK OKI DAY  faila to ours.      R, W. (ir,.v������'. atMnaietn 2_ THE  NEWS,  CUMBERIiAND, BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  %  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  -     Ms 8  W. B. ANDERSON,    -  ��������� " i      " II   T  The oolumns of The News are open to all  who wish to express therein viewa o matters of publio interest.  While we do not hold ourselves re "-���������������_���������������  ble for the utterances of correspondents, we  eaorve the right of declining to inner*  ommoiiieationa unnecessarily personal.  mm  WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9, 1907  BRAINS AND BEVERAGES.  ^Engineerings  Mining JournaIv  NOW IN ITS 39th YEAR  The leading mining periodical of  the world, with the strongest editorial  stall ot any technical publication.  Subscription $5.00 a year (Including U. 8., Canadian, Mexican postage*.  Sample oopy tree. Send tor Book  Catalogue.  P7JBUOATION OFPTCII  808 Pewi Street, New York  NOTICE  OF  ���������>.  Fumo-aa Llterair Ucbta  Wh������  R*t������  ol-sd la CeUmm ������ua4 Ter*.  Famous literary men have all had  their favorite beverages.  Tea and coffee, however, bead the  list, and these two drinks, which the  famous William Cobbett denouuced as  "slops." have been the means at spur-  ring many a drowsy journalist to renewed energy.  Voltaire, tho Icing of wits and litterateurs, was a confirmed coffee drinker.  In his old age bo often took fifty cups  a day, which sadly hurt his digestion  and hastened his death. Balzac never  drank anything else but coffee, .and  during the early hours of the morning,  for he began at 12 o'clock midnight, be  used to take copious drafts of thla  stimulating drink.  iir James Macintosh was so fond of  coffee that he used to assert that tbe  powers of a.man's mind would generally be found to be proportional to ths  quantity of thnt stimulant which be  drank. Cowper pays a tribute to tea in  the "Task" when he says "the cup that  cheers, but not inebriates." He was  very fond of the Chinese beverage.  But the king of tea drinkers was Samuel Johnson. On one occasion Sir Joshua Reynolds reminded the great man  that he bad drunk eleven cups of tea,  whereupon Johnson retorted: "Sir, I  did not count your glasses of wine.  Why then should you number my cups  of tea?"  Chinese Monopolist.  Chang Chlen, of Chlnkiang, has already eleven textile, ftonr, silk,'soap,  machine and other factories, says the  Shanghai Commercial Intelligence, and  he has nineteen new enterprises, all  with steam and Electric equipments, in  hand. He is also building his own dock-  RIVALS THE MIKADO.  A Qu-twMtaed-- Oure  for   Piles.  Itching. Blmd, Blooding or Pr. trjufipp  ���������Pita. DruM-wi* 1-f-fti-M-H trton������v ��������� fc&20  OT-f.rMBN'Tla-UH to oum -���������*; at--, no mater of- hn.w 1<������uj5 staolhig, in ft-o Ti days  First ap'pl'oatioii .give* eue mA���������it**-'.. 5Uc  II yjwr-'lnnjig-is'' Hasn't it send BOo i itampt  and ).t w*li be-tforw^rdo.! poatr^ii by farif  Mwfiouie Co., Sr *'.LbtiV. UK  I  }���������)  King Edward VII. Haa a Well-Nigh  Tri-Millennial Ancestry.  It doubtless will be news to many  that Edward VII Is the one king in all  the world who, unites In his person the  oldest royal dignity in Europe vrlth the  oldest blpqd royal���������and both Irish. Por  he t������ genealogically and indisputably  the direct descendant and eupr-etne representative of the high kings of ancient  Ireland. The history of Ireland goes  back to Coneirie Mor, or Conairy the  Great, who -00 years before Christ ruled as high king over the clans of the  Gaels of Ireland at Tarn. From this  Cohalry the Great, the historic ancestor  of the Hy Ntals, to King: C>naor Mac  Nessa, who was the contemporary of  the Ronton Emperors Tiberius and Augustus; from Connor Mao Neasa to  King Nlal of the hostages, who reigned  ln the generation before St Patrick  came to Ireland; from King Nlal to  King Malcolm Can Mor, who married  Princess Margaret, sister of the Saxon  king Edgar Athellng; from King Malcolm to the heroic King Bruce of Scot-  fettd; and from thenoo, through the  Stuarts, the house of Hanover and that  of Coburg, to Edward VII, the descent  Is as direct and as Incontrovertible as  any descent In ancient or modem history, says the Marquise de Pontenoy..  Of course, there -are other people,  some of them great Irish nobles, and  others, mere oommonera, besides hundreds of persons who can show descent  from the ancient kings of Ireland. But  all hivvo quitted the royal caste, which  King Edward Is alone to retain. Por  all those who wish to havo fuller par*  tloulars of this Irish ancestry of King  Edward, I would refer to tbo works of  (he late Str Bernard Burke, Ulster kin*  at arms, to other eminent genealogists,  and lost, but not least, to that trusted  associate ef Parnell and former Nationalist member of Parliament, Prank  Hngih O'Donnell, a recognised authority  on Irish history.  This Irish ancestry of King Edward  Invests his dynasty with an sntlqulty  superior to that of any reigning house  of Europe. Indeed, lt Is necessary to  seek the records of snob offspfthf of  the gods as the Mikado of Japfgi for a  genealogy to rival the -woll-Tdih " tj*-  rmlllannlal ancestry of Edward Va*  heir of Wettlni Jiofr of Quelph, \\m\r:ijjf  Stuart, heir of Bruoo. and heir of Nlal  ���������on annestry wWeji many Irishmen  apparently Ignore wfoen they refuse to  do honor to the present King of Ira-  lnnfl,  The Wedding Cheque.  An absentmlnded, man was com-  plaining of his Infirmity when a -friend  ���������aid:  "You are Mke the old father at the  Wedding, eh? A young bridegroom, after the wedding was over and tho  bride's old father had gone off to the  club, began to search anxiously among  the wedding gifts.  ���������"What are you looking for, dearf  ���������aid the bride.  ���������"That $2,500 cheque of your father's,' he said anxiously. 1 don't see it  anywhere.'  "'Poor papa Is so absentmlnded,*  ���������aid the bride. 'He lit his elgar, wltb  It'"  HARNESS  U WILLAft!) fs pwpared tfo  * *' ' ffil any Order* for Ffne or  Hear}- ffaraeas, st abort a* lo*  ���������vuiB'������imn'.-i.i..���������0.,i ..������  im, ��������� ,*    .Ki-rpj.-  WiLLARD BLOCK.      Cumberland,  MUNICIPALITY OF TBE CITY  CUMBERLAND.  NOMINATIONS for One School Trustee  will be received on Monday, the 14th day  of January, 1907, at 12 o'clock noon.  The mode of nomiuation of candidates  shall be a. follow;:���������The candidate shall be  nominated in writing, tbe writing- shall be  subscribed by two Voters of the Municipality, as proposer and seconder, and shall be  delivered to tbe Returning Offiotr at any  time between the date of the notice aud 2  p m. of the day of nomination, and in the  event of more than one nomination a Poll  will be opened on Thursday the 17th day oi  January 1907 at tbe Polling Station, next  Whitney Blo-ck, Cumberland B.C., of which  every person is hereby required to take notice Miid govern himself accordingly.  Qualifications for Trustee are as follows:  All persons being householders in the Municipality and being a British subject of the  full age of 21 years, and otherwise qualified  by this Act to vote at the election of School  Trustees in the said Municipality shall be  eligible to be eleoted or to serve as a School  Trustee,  Given under my hand at the City of Cumberland this 22od day of December,  1906.  ALEX McKlNNON.  Returning Officer  3t���������j9  -"55.;  ff,}0  ^V.-'   ���������:  lTfc������*<   L**t.,l-=     --���������.-.*���������������  ���������c.V \-j***v"W������w-'  l������he <iri������k of sj  ���������r������ng  men Mid hea  W'A>  mm. eL_������aj-k *-*���������..*���������.  fMLiM,ltld ��������� \ ���������&���������������  Union Brewer  Is The Best  Bofct!ed or in  Bmrrett*-  The UNION BREWING Co.,     fetaimaiU.  ^tmmmemm^raximtm'mmmmmmirmmmmi>*ia<etrtt-?i*x**'--��������� ���������'****��������� t������������^->wj*iww*t*' ���������:*-"-������������������*- >  <$#&*$^$$4>4r&$>Q������������<$^ *-4*e ���������*���������*���������$������������������?9*&4*$*rtJ*> *';  K.  JAPANESE  AIDA  TAILOR  ^������ m*^*m**eK.*m^emAmA*r%>'^*m*i^**e *���������11.  me*m%?*aMV������+e**rm%fm  JQHN McLEODS  KOR FIRST-GLASS  OANDY, FRUITS,  OICrARrt <fc-TOBACCOS.  "���������<������.'  *&m\*\< '���������.���������-'*  >'&*  ^   1 l-i   1 ?������  TRAOE-'A^tftKf::   DrjISiCi'S,  OO^VRICM-!.*J Ao  ........ j pa . ...  UtJBttdantlal. 'Oiliest agency ::.isBe_rtnr<pot'oalv  ta^fau^rici!,   Wn have a Wi*,nliiii������toii otB'ce,.  P.������ej_tflAt������lten through Atu_u & Co. ieoeiw  sjwalaThotloo In the  981 Hti'o,:.'      "������������������������������������.������ rorh.  tool's PJiosp^-adiae,  The Onmt Knqm JtonM%  Tonos and tnv,l;jor(rf-e3tJio wbdfe  em, mtvlv.  "oltiftCV  win ou Yoinp.jL-p-1  afctmt Brain m>>'M  taknens, Kmis,  if  m  nm,. +i,,���������iric-:ii.,Sp$������  aofAtmtiW ^*ra������f:'.w.  r #4. One wilLpioq^;^^.  *>������  r all jMretHte or  PUBLIC NOTICil IS HEREBY GIVEN  to the Eleotorti oi thd"Municipality of Cum-  berand that I require the pfeseuce of tho  said Electors at the Polling Station on  Dunstriuir Aveuue on Monday, the 14th day  of January, 1907, at 12 o'clock noon, for  th*.* pur-joso ot eluding a Mnyor and Aldermen to represent thein for the year 1907.  The mode of nomination of oaudidatea  tihali be as follows:���������        i  The candidate shall be nominated in  .vriting- the writing shall be uub.oribed by  two voters of the Municipality as piopofer  aud -seconder, and shall be delivered to the  Returning Officer at any time between the  date of the notioe aud 2 p.m. of the day of  the nominatiou, and iu Uie event of a poll  being necessary, suoh poll will be open  t*d on Thursday, the 17th day of January  1907, at the Polling Station, next  Whitney BlocK, Duusmuu* Avenue, Cumberland, B.C., of which every person is  tn-reby required to take notioe and gove.m  himself accordingly.  Tiie qualiiioatioa as oandidate for Mayor  is as follows:���������  He must be a male British tmbjeot of the  full age of twenty-one years and not disqualified under any law and have been for  _the__ uixjmontns _next_,prec������diug,the-djy-of  nomination the registe*ed owner in the  Land Registry Office of land and real property in the City of the assessed value on <  the last Municipal Assessmeni. Roll of $1000  or more over and above aay registered in-  cumberanoe or charge, and who is otherwise qualified as a muuidipal voter.  The qualification as oandidite for Alder  } men is as follows:-���������  He must be a British subject of the full  age of twenty.one years aud uot disqualified  under any law, and have been ior six  montlm'next preoeding the day of nomination the registered owner in the Land Registry Office of laud and real property in  the City of the assessed value on the last  Munioipal Assessment Roll of $500 or more  over aud above any registered iuouuiberance  or charge, and who is otherwise qualified as  a munioipal voter,  Given under my Land at the City of  Cumberland this 22nd day of December 1906  ALfcX McKlNNON,  Returning Officer,  30-J9  c  -9'nV &uit������ s������di La������ly_' Yail****'-  -4)u^uaws neaHy teimheM.  in latest iashiws.    ������W������afgc������ Kigb>.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������'������������������'i ���������.  ii ������������������������������������������m���������**mm  DUNSMUIR   AVENUE,  Oat,  Coal Mines Regulation  Act  /Board of Examiners  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the  following constitute the Board of Examiners for tbe Cunib rland Colliery during the  year 1907:���������  Appointed by owners���������Charles Matthews  Alternates ���������David Walker  ���������David Nellist.  Appointed by the Lieut      ~""���������  Governor iu  Couuoil���������John Kealey  Eleoted by the Miners���������Thomas Ripley  Alternates ���������Joseph HorbuFy  ������������������Daniel Stewart  Note:���������Al'ernates aot as Meu-buru   of   tho  Board in tiie absence of those   regularly appointed or elected to act thereon.  All persons interested may obtain ft-il information by applying to the Stcrdary nl  tbe Board, Mr John Kesley of Cumberland,  BO  Dated this 20th day of Deoembur, 1906  Richard McBride  Minister o( Mines.  FOR SALE  A hot water hoiler with   attachments almost n-jw,     Apply at tbip  office.  SPORT  ���������d Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  ���������wltK  ROD and GUN  If you likt to read ot tbe taew-M*  anglers, shooters sad csmpers or jq  or II you are Interested lo country|  your ne-rsdetitr for Pot-est a������e a  or ������rrlie for frst s-������ea*imoO qgy. j  twsntr-five cents for tettr Vttpsr fri|  Forest and Straant is a ent tf  weekly Iouraal.t-t'ch concams tile I  depsrtments:  jii-ijuumugi  GinveBaiandfiraL      9tMe(al9**U>ty.  Sea ������nd Kver TtshJnjg,  theSptirUmt-aTaantl.(      .  Rifle and Trail* ������>*"  Wt) seed free our catalogue of the bast boobs  on outdoor life and recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM PUB. CO,  546 Broadway, New Yor^CJty.  ������wmm  _Mutt  t_hwi������f*3.;  *maammmm,  rw*****ft*m*mmem  ttrmt- T;iwjin������ Ton'vV.*CT  iu:.o o)5t*i!t;r; Kviltjlf  ili' '.oi'on Vi'ldeli v-vi".-..-:. {-,'���������.?  ncJ. SoH in fchtta dfAti-i"1:  !'. ngtbr-?.!). 1. V '��������� ^ i."  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Y  fCamutt GookMiBsvViSw  Bileans, that great gift'  which Canada has received  from her sister colony across  the Pacific, is being more and  more keenly appreciated here.  The fact that Bileans are  being looked up to as the  safest and surest and most  perfect family medicine of the  day is due to the many distinctions existing between  Bileans and old-fashioned  medicines- Bileans occupy the  foremost place as a cure for  blliou-mes3,cons,tipation, piles,  CANADIAN NOBEL PRIZE.  sleeplessness, indigestion, hsadache, dizziness, and all stomach and  bowel complaints. *���������>  First, Bileans are purely vegetable. They contain none of the  mineral po sons (mercury, calomel, bismuth, etc) such rs are found in  the older pills. They are I repared from a formula altogether unique,  and possess ng a strictly natural action on the system. They do not  gripe, weaken or purge. They suit young and old. They promote  digest.on���������give tone to the walls of the stomach and bowels  brace up the tirad nerves and stimulate the lfver. Equally  to the housewife in the home, the daughter engaged in the  office or store, and the farmer, Bileans are an indispensable boon.  If you have not aire idy tried this successful medicine the proprietors  want you to do so at tt eir expense.  Bead the coupon below.  Sluggish Liver, Constipation and Indigestion Cured.  The liver rule* th j body���������Bileans rule the liver. *' A. sluggish liver in my case led  to constipation and indigestion," sayu Mrs. Frances Greene, of Earl St., Kingston (Ont.)  "I felt dull and sleepy, had no energy whatever for work, and every now and agaiiv  I had a bad attack of biliousness. The food I ate seemed to Ue heavy onmj stomach  and did me no good. I had wind and cramps in the stomach and bowels from the  food decomposing. The*constipation was so bad that my bowels had to be forced at  each passage. All kinds of medicines I tried, but nothing did mo any lasting^ood  until I got Bileans. I have never found anything to equal them for constipation, liver  and stomach troubles. They soon began to dome good and in the end cured mc.  Since then I feel like a different woman. I am bright and buoyant in spirits, not dull  and sleepy as I used to be. I have got my energy and activity back; and, in fact,  all my ailments have yielded to Bileans."  BILEANS ARE A CERTAIN CURE fOR:  Headache, indigestion, buzzing in the head, dizziness,  fulness after eating, anemia, loaj ot,ambition, piles, ulctrs,  debility, liver trouble, pimples, bad breath, eruptions,  rheumatism, constipation, female ailments and aU lifer and  stomach disorders. Obtainable from all druggists at 60 cents  a box, or upon receipt of price postpaid from the Silean  Co., 68 Oolborne Street, Toronto,    Six boxes for 12.50.  FREE0  Send this coupon and a  one cent stamp to the Bilean  Co.,68 Colbome St.,Toronto,  at onct for a sample box of  Bileans.   Don't mlsi this.  W. N. U.   No.   610  Aeneas   McCharles   of  Sudbury  Gives  $10,000 For Prizes. ,  The will of ihe late Aeneas McCharles, of Sudbury, Ont��������� formerly < t  Bruce County, will be entered for probate by the executors very shortly. Deceased left a considerable estate, and  two clauses of his will are of publio  interest,  A bequest of $10,000 to the "University of Toronto is made in the following clause: I give, devise, and  bequeath to the Provincial University  of Toronto the equivalent of $10,000 on  the following terms and conditions,  namely, that the interest therefrom  shall be given from timo to time, but  not necessarily every year, like the  Nobel prizes in a small way: (1) To any  Canadian from one end of the country  to the other, and whether student or  not, who invents or discovers any new  and Improved process for the treatment  of Canadian ores or minerals of any  kind, after such process has been prov-r  ed to be of special merit'on a practical  scale; (2) Or for any important discovery, invention, or device by any  Canadian that will lessen the dangers  and loss of life .inreonneotion with the  use of electricity; in supplying power  and light; (3) Or for any marked public distinction achieved(1by any Canadian in scientific research in any useful practical line.  ��������� The Nobel prizes, on which his bequest is modelled, are those founded  by the late Swedish millionaire, Al-  lVed Bernard Nobel, as a reward for  those who have rendered some signal  service to mankind in tbe realms of  science, medicine, art, or in the promotion of, ��������� peace throughout the  world.  Mr. MoCharles, who died on' Aug.  5th at Victoria Hospital, Montreal,  was widely known among mining men  as one of the first to become interested  in the Sudbury nickel mines, and enjoyed quite a reputation as a well-informed man of the K^r'd. His letters  to the press ^ill be remembered by  many '���������'  JI  Appraising tt, Gilded Jou,  An Insurance man wbo bas been  /busy for some months wltb tbo problems of adjustment arising from tbe  San Francisco fire says'that one of the  queerest questions wns tbe loss on a  'Chinaman's joss, a big gilded god.  "Tho adjuster found that somo sixty  or seventy minor josses wore also insured. When ho reported this wc certainly had a merry timo trying to figure how much a god was worth who  couldn't care for himself. But wo finally arranged a scale of values that satisfied everybody,"  The Useful Douglas Mixture.  Douglas mixture is made as follows:  Sulphate of iron (common copperas),,  eight ounces; sulphuric acid, one-half  fluid ounce; oue gallon of water. To  prepare mis tonic, placo the gallon of  water in a jug or crock and add the  copperas. When the latter is dissolved  drop in the sulphuric acid, and when  the compound clears it is ready for  use. A less quantity may be made in  a small bottlo ln the same proportions.  The mixture is a tonic, which may bo  given to fowls ln drinking water at the  rate of a gill to twenty-five head every  other day.  Superstitions of l'lsherme-n.  English herring fishermen are, many  of them, remarkably superstitious. For  'instance, on some fishing boats whistling is forbidden, and neither, milk  "nor burned bread is allowed on board.  t Furthermore, not even the name of  fthat unlucky animal, the bare, may be  (mentioned, and a common method of  ^unishhigan enemy is to throw* a dead  hare intoVhis boat Some of the fishermen believe in luck attending an odd  numbered crew, but the good fortune  'may-be7neutralized^-sh()iild~onei-of-������th_-  Aumber have red hair-London Standard. v  j        The Evil of a Good Nome.  '"Mammy," said Pickaninny Jim,  ''why didn't you name me George  Washington?" "Sonny," was the answer, "I isn' gwlne to name no mo'  chillen George Washington, As soon as  ; dey hyabs dat story 'bout not bein' able  I tp tell a lie dey 'pears to* git curious to  find out whether it's so or not, an' dey  stahts in sperlmentln' as -soon as dey  kin talk."  Gray'sSyrup  Red Spruce Gum  For Coughs and Colds.  With a ca pit nl nt M.OOO.OOO, tbo  Trans-AlaHka-Hihoiiii Hnilway company lins boon incorporated. Tiie  company will construct a railway between Alti.nka and Siberia, with a tunnel underneath tho liehring straits.  Manitoba in an large as England  nnd Scotland.  Canada lins 21,304 miles of steam  ntul electric railway, coating ovo.r 1  billion, ,  Holloway's Corn Cure is a specific  for tho romovnl of corns and warts,  Wo hnvo never heard of its failing to  remove even the worst kind,  DODD'S \  ?ki.d.ney?  ;//, PILLS  -4������M\\\XN^,S'  Traglo'Sequel of Dream.  A curious coincident in connection  with the death of young Gould, tho  Fnir-H*"! inrl who wm nr-el-lontrtllv snot  by A, v.. Wilde on Labor Day ut Stnuh-  cona, and who was a mspi.uw ui Und  Kinnmrd of Scotland, hat como to light.  On the morning of tho m?cld<������nt  Gould told at the breakfast table how  ho had dreamed during the nlnht that  ik   HM,k    ...*������   v'..ii-.'.id>    ' ���������'���������-".    "'���������   '*    "'    .""*  Tho morobere otf the family J<*ko<l him  about tho dream and nftor supper  whllo Wlldo wus cleaning bin guni< he  picked up ono and pointing it at tho  boy, naUi, "I supposo this U tlio way  the man wai choaing you in your  drv.im,"  To hi������ horror the gun ojcplni������������>rl while*  In hit hnnd-*, fh.i b u:' < - * "'rtuhur tne  bora h*art. caucing lii*um d^xA.  Not a Nauseating Pill.���������The excipi-  ent of a pill is the substance which  enfolds the ingredients and makes up  the pill mass. That of Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills is so compounded as  to preserve their moisture, and they  can be carried into any latitude without impairing their strength, Many  rills, in order, to keop them from adhering are rolled in powders, which  prove nauseating to the taste. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are so prepared that they arc agreeable to the  most delicate.  The Pig Is Cleanly.  Tl/e pig by nature Is one of the  cleanest of animals ami in internal construction resembles tlio human being  more closely than nny other animal.  What wondor tlicn it Is that we hear of  so much disease wlion thoy are kept  under such filthy conditions as we bo  often seo. Give them nloah, healthy surroundings and wo shivTl hear very little of disease and thoy will he to ua  the money making mnchlnes they havo  proved themselvcn,--It. T. Archer in  American Cultivator,  Ration and Cow.  The dairy ration should be. palatable,  It should be nutritious. It should be  digestible, abundant and as Inexpensive as possible aftor the other essentials are secured, Tint we should never  lose sight of tho fact that no ration It  ever good enough or cheap enough to  coax a profit out ot a worthless cow.  W   N   U   No,   610  Corn Uh Flihermen.  In the estimation of tho avorago  Cornish fisherman rabbit Is an oral-  aous word, and should it happen to be  used by nny ono Ik thoir hoarlng when  thoy aro on thoir wny to sea it Is suffl-  fieiu tu r>������-uU Uuiii Ilium* *.Bal;������ for that  viuusiou tor feni* uf ju'clilont. Tn Cornish fishing circles mnny tales aro told  of disasters Hint hnvo followed defl-  nnt'o of this Kiipomtltlon nnd persist-  pjh'o in putting off In thoir fronts nfter  Ulti   UlitUCK.V     WOld  hod    iniiiil   oi/wLcu.  Formerly tho word church was equally obnoxious to tlio iUlii-nnoii and  was -sedulously oscliowcd In conversation, on the wafer particularly. If a  onxfl arose, n* RoinotliiioH It would, in  whKli a ������:i'T"i! eill'l-'o .Mil nooos-inrlly  to be roforred to, ������������������eli-ota" was used  Wi*U'.ul uf t.'Iusiv!i, i'ji I wlint*"���������or wn*  ominous or ovil in tlio sound of the  latter was Jmi-glm-d to bo thereby  I avoided.  Are You a Japan Tea Drinker ?  IF SO, ASK YOUR GROCER FOR  19  L-OIM OREEN TEA  IT IS ABSOLUTELY PURE AMD FAR MORE  DELICIOUS THAN JAPAM  Lead    Packets   Only,   40c,   50c,   and   60c   per   lb.    At   all   grocers.  For Northwest  Winter Wear  there is no other Underwear like ,  Stanfield's  Unshrinkable  Underwear  Warm enough to defy the  most severe blizzard  ���������yet not too heavy for  comfort.  Made in all weights and  sizes for all  climates arid  Insist sn hsviig Slanfleld*s:  A Blander In Poet*.  Tennyson Is not the only poet laureate whom Regent street has known.  Southey relates a ludicrous scrape-into  which he and Campbell fell ono. day in  Ihe Quadrant, Campbell wished to  relieve a poor woman and rushed into  Uie nearest shop to change a sovereign.  Tbe shopkeeper wns attending to customers and delayed to oblige him, and  the generous poet lost his temper.  Thereupon the shopkeeper jumped to  the conclusion that ho had two rogues  to deal with and rashly sent for the police. Campbell stood in helpless fury,  but whon Southey explained things to  tho constable that worthy, who happened to be a Glasgow man, at ouco exclaimed, "Guidnoss, mon, Is that Mais-  tor Camcll, tho lord rector o' Ghilsglo?"  After that It was difficult to separate  Campbell and tho shopkeeper, so  warmly wore their hands Interclaspcd  In explanations and, forgiveness, ���������  Westminster Ony.etto.   Jn imu cue Crnb,  There is a kind of crab caught ln tho  Japanoso waters measuring ton foot  between tho tips of its nippers, which  are Ave feet long.  "Why He Did Not Realrn.  Sir William Wightman held office In  the old Court of Queen's bench far beyond the prescribed time, and at last,  on the eve of the "long vacation" be  took a sort of farewell of his brother  Judges. However, when "the morrow  of AJ1 Souls'" came around he turned  up smiling at Westminster hall. "Why,  Brother Wightman," said Sir Alexander Cockbura, "you told us that yon  intended to send in your resignation  to the lord chancellor before the end  of August" "So I did," said Sir William, "but when I went home and told  my wife sbe said, 'Why, William, what  on earth do you think that we can do  with you messing about the house all  day?' So, you see, I was obliged to  dome down to court again."���������Dunde*  A&v.ertigejr...  Stiro Rnonali.  "Cheer up," said Kwotor, "there aw  fish In tho sea good as over went  caught,"  "Thoro must bo hotter," repllod  Crabbo, "becauso tlio fishermen Insist  that the biggest onos always sot  awny,"-Philadelphia Lodger.  HOW A PHYSICIAN PROVES  By Analysis of ths Urine that Chronic Kidney  Disease It Positively Cured by  Di\ Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.  The cnyo ol Capt, Smith is unusually ii'tewting because it proves absolutely by analysis of tho urine that  Dr, Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills cured  him of kidney disease. The doctor  himsolf could scarcely bolievo it until  ho had made the second analysis and  pronounced the captain a won nrnii,  Cnpt. Wm, Bmith is a vetorau o/  the Crimean war, Hvinj* at Bevel-  stoke, B.C., and earned his title in  tho BritiBh army. He reported his  cane in a ieiuii u������ iuii'jv.o. "I aui  testify to the benefit dorlved Irom  Dr. Clmso's Kidney-Liver Pills, For  years I was a sufforor from kidnoy  disease, and could get no relief for  it. Tho doctor examined mo and an-  uiyxed niy'-urine and told mc I had  chronic disease of the kidneys. As  im medidne did mo no Kood, l  bought n box of Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver   Pills   and   waa benefitted so  much th  til I ca:  I told  but li*  exumjP;  ing V  of kiqp  CUIIllllCiK  mnny po  kept on taking thorn iin-  ��������� am   porfootly   eurod.  tor that I Ijas, cured,  v,��������� not believe mil ijntil he  3ny urine againI||'Aftor do-  ���������'stated that I hftd1 no trace  disease left.    I have re*  -,I Dr. Chasi'j Jtcllclnca to  oplo." ,!  Should it not bo convenient for you  to have a physician analyze the urine  you can mako this test yourself:���������  Put rnimi urine In a bottle or tumblsr  iind let It stand for twenty-four hours;  ii there U a sediment In the bottom  at the end of that time, or If It Is  discolored, milky, cloudy or stringy  your kidneys are out of order and not  doing their work properly.  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, one  pill rt do.nn, Oil conl-t n hnv, nl nil  denlers or Edmaiisun, Balm & Co.,  Toronto.  ������'**��������� t ,. ,  z^xr"1^"  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  !������"  t  I  m Stqwz^Sycia-  Y  i *���������'-  r  ������'-T *  WHEN Sylvia was brought to us  she was hardly* more than a  baby, and one of the pret-  . tiest babies you ever saw.  She was a gray squirrel, with a  saucy, frisking, bushy tall and lovely,  big, dark eyes���������two marks of beauty  highly esteemed in squirrels.  If Sylvia WAS only a baby, she was  a very Independent one, with a strong  will of her own, which she first manifested1 by stating firmly (not very  gently, either) that handling was  most distasteful to her. and that a  cage was qultfe too wretched an affair  for lier to honor with her presence.  Like most babies, she usually had  her own way. Her sharp yellow teeth  were as good as a  PLEASE DO NOT HANDLE  sign. And she w������s so much more  happy and beautiful when let out of  her cage to. leap from.chair* to chair  , and go scrambling over the curtains  than when standing on.her hind feet  a*.lonely little prisoner, with her nose  against the bars,, that we never shut  her up if we rould And any one willing to watc.h, her.  We alwayj felt that we belonged to  Sylvia more ^ihan Sylvia belonged to  us. She, seldom permittedus to put our  hands on her, but would crawl all over  us, and when she happened to be in  one of her,playful moods she would bite  and scratch our hands just as a playful  little kitten would do.  Then, top, she looked on us as the  chief source of nuts���������cracked nuts, if:  you please; If we dared offer her un-  cracked ones, she firmly poked them  back into our hands and patted our  fingers down over them���������a, reproof which  we could not help but understand.  Once she hid a nut ln a lady's hair  and abstracted in its stead a bone hair  pin, which, strange as it may seem, she  regarded as the choicest of the dainties,  and gobbled down with amazing relish!  We human beings were not the only  ones who stood in wholesome awe of  Miss Svlvia's sharp teeth. The fox  terrier, too���������poor little wretch!���������was  afraid of her, and would run yelping  from room to room with naughty Miss  SyiVia biting his heels. ���������- .  ���������  If Madam Ginger, our family cat, had  been a less dignified person, she, too,  might have suffered. As it was, we  could see that she regarded .Sylvia's  wild, rough manners with silent disfavor, and once or twice we saw a look  in her eyes which seeemd to say, "Wait  till I catch you. my giddy young lady!"  Sylvia being so tame, we often let her  go out of doors, and generally managed  to bring her in again without much  trouble. One evening we opened her cage  and let her out as usual, and soon she  was sporting among the branches of an  apple tree that grew In the yard.  Now, Sylvia wata quite a flirt, and always if one of us waa out on the lawn,  she would come scampering over the  limbs till she was Just within reach;  then, with the most impudent whisk of  her lovely tail, she would dart to the  very highest branch and sit chattering  roguishly. ��������� -.     .  ���������   a  On this particular evening, Madam  Ginger suddenly appeared on the scene,  and before any one could stop her she  had climbed the tree and taken a,  crouching position on a high limb, lashing her tail to and fro, while she watched the gambols of her little innocent intended victim. : ��������� ��������� ������������������"��������� ^  ', "Poor little Sylvia! Is this to be the  sad end of your evening's frolic?" we  wondered, and seeing the cat; about to  spring, we put our hands over our eyes  to keep from seeing the sight.  There was a sudden whir-r-r, a rustle,  a cry! Down the tree, flew Madam  Ginger, her dignity for once cast to the  winds and her tail big with terror! She  was fairly routed, and lf ever a squirrel  laughed, Sylvia did as she leaped hilariously from bough to bough.  No doubt she laughed in derision later,  when, after trying in vain to coax her  down, we placed her cage under the.  tree, hoping that it might please her  ladyship to make her usual return to it.  But no! Whether she was justly indignant at Madam Ginger's assault upon  'her, or was' merely bored by our society.  we shall never-know. We never saw  her again.  Don't you think she probably found  her way back to the woods and is this  very autumn storing away nuts for a  family of little Sylvias? In that case,  who do you suppose cracks the nuts  for the saucy lady? C. M. B.  tiycw  THE boys of the' Durham Boarding  School   were   gathered  on   the  campus, engaged in a very anl-  ���������mated-discussion.   "I tell you, fellows," said Joyce, the  captain of the football eleven, "that  chap Dale is a beastly cad and a coward, and if he were not such a good  quarterback I'd send him to Coven-  try."  Dale was, a new boy at the school,  had never been away from home before  and was inclined to be "sissified," as  the boys ut the school had often remarked.' ,, .  Ho had on several occasions refused  to fight, when challenged by boys who  were by no means stouter than he, and  now, yvpen struck by Joyce, had calm'y  walked; away. .-,  The ?two things most despised by  schoolboys are u thief and coward, and,  even though Dale had scored the winning touchdown Jn the game between  Durham and Preston and a report had  como to the school that he had thrashed one of the village boys for Ill-treating a kitten, tho boys kept him at a  distance,  ' At last this became unbearable, nnd  he resolved to leave after the Christmas holidSys.  It was the 20th of December, tho last  . day of school, and tomorrow tho boyH  would return home for a threq weeks'  vacation. The senior class gave un entertainment In tho evening, and had  decorated the assembly room with ever-  groen and holly,  At half-pa-ft 10, when nil tho boys  wore in thoir dormitories, n smell of  smoko wan 'detected issuing from tho  assembly room, and In another fifteen  mlnuteB the boys were out of the building watching the ilremen light tho  flames. The green decorations had In  some mnnner caught fire, nnd, nfter  smouldering for somo time, had set fire  to the celling,  Dale was with the othor boys, when  lie.suddenly remembered that littlo Jtm-  mio-CUilr Woh In'the sickroom with n  sprained nnklo. ,  Quick uh iv flnsh, ho was through tho  front door, nnd, groping through tho  Hmoko, found his way to the room  where Jlmmlo was vainly trying to  crawl to the door. Ho carried him to  tho window and down the flro-escano to  safety.  ���������m  EVERY country has its own customs, many of which are very curious and picturesque. And some countries, like the United States, are so large that the customs of one section are quite different from  those of another section of the same country.  For instance, it is only in certain parts of the South that a young man, when he wishes a young  lady's company to a party, asks her if he may "tote her" to the function. No young man in any other part 6j_  the South or in the North or East or West would think of using the expression unless as a joke.        ..,  Polly Evans cannot tell you what phrases this handsome Latin gentleman employed to invite his lady;  ���������love_to visit the village fair with him.   But they were beautiful, soft, Italian words, you may be sure.   For  everything conhe~cted~with"th^^^  A  Would you boys be as gallant as Beppo, do you think, and foot it yourselves up and down the mountain"  passes, leading the donkey upon which you have enthroned your lady love ?  Perhaps you have no lady love as yet, and you certainly have neither donkeys nor mountain passes.  But you meet with girls and women every day. YOU do not let them stand in the aisles and suffer from the  rough jolting of the cars, do you? YOU do* not fail to uncover your head in tiie presence of ladies, do you?  That's right���������that's the gentleman,, boys i    '.  ittlo Africanders At School  u  But he had found that Jlmmle wat  not the only prisoner In the building,  but that Mrs. Norman, the doctor's  wife, had fainted in the hallway. Ho  was buck in the building before .any  one could prevent him, carrying a long  rope with him. He reached the hall and  lowered Mrs. Norman from tho window,  ns tho fire-escape had become loosened  from Its fastenings and fallen to the  ground.  Ho went back into the room, nnd  nothing was seen of him for a few minutes, when Joyce, running through the  front door una up the staircase, which  was now nblnzo, disappeared, onlv to  nppcar nt tho window with the unconscious, form of Dale, who had become  overpowered by smoke. Hu made the  rope fast, nnd carefully lowered hlm*-  self, with his helpless burden, to safety,  amid the cheers of the crowd,  The pchool wnp burned to the ground,  but, ns soon ns the new building Is  completed, Dale. Is to return, and no  longer as "that coward,"  There are no such chums ln tho school  n������ Joyce nnd .Dale, and It Ib rumoied  thnt, upon Joyce's graduating nt the  ������nd of the yenr, the football team will  bo ably captained by Dnle,  O.'P. PROOKR  iHIuI-tlS once was a cut from the  Jsloof. MM,  nltl  ���������T  I        And ii iligriftled ent wan htl  *    When  thu*   otliur   kittuns their  fun begun,  And chased  their toils und  frallckat  ond ran,  He shook Ills head  And uryeroly said?  "Such frolics arc not for nu!"  "Hut, why," said I to the* stately cat,  "Do you never Join the fun?  Jf you always nit nnd mope like that,  Much day you'll grow more sleepy and  fat���������  Coin*, don't be n swill,  ������"V   <*h���������"���������.-"��������� ,'f.oe liW"  Snld het   "I AlK'T OOT NONK!" ,,  - c, m   iirai.  A Precaution,  ���������'What did you do with thnt letter  that was on my table?" naked a man  of iho colored boy who dusts hia otl'rc,  It In do holo,"     * ..*  "What did you do that for?   Didn't  you tee there was no address on the  envelope?"  "I saw there was no wrltln' on da m\  ���������vetope, but I 'lowed yer did dnt en pur- w  eoaa. no's l couldn't tell who yer was  wrltln' to."  SIJCH a strange sight ns we would  see lf we could take an airship this  morning and fly across this Atlantic  to the shores of Africa!  We would And thousands of naked little Africanders reciting Golden Texts In  Christian Sunday-schools!  Tomorrow morning we would go down  their rude streets between their queer  thatched high-stilted huts and And  many of tho little youngsters In day  school, learning their lessons all tho way  from A, B, C up to tho second reader,  Somo of them would be naked as this  boy In the front sent, others half dressed and others fully dressed,  Tastes differ clown there in that hot  country���������some boys  and   glrlH dressing  (or undressing) for comfort, others for  . stylo.  These schools nre only few nnd far  between ns yet, for there nro not nearly  enough mlsKionarles hnd ,*, government  tenchers In that vast continent to Instruct the millions of children now  growing up down there. The .teachers  report thnt. considering how many con-  turles of ilrnceflt Ignore nee those children have for their ancestry, they tako  to learning pretty well. But, of course,  thoy are not quirk and Intelligent HU������  you children who have nn educated nn-  eestry.  Almost nil tho schools nro doing a  very soiihUiIi* thing, !n<li.*<;il, for tlun"-"  littlo Africanders���������thoy ivrrt' toaehltiK  handicrafts, such as bookbinding,  tvpnsettlng carpentry, brlckmaklng,  i-'hoomnklng, nnd so nn-wbleh are the  things they need much more than book-  learning, at present,  What it difference between the'-experiences thou* children am- having  nnd Unit of their grandparents, In  tho old days tho children were I.i  dully   danger of bolng snatched away  mmmmm.mmmmmmmm������������������������������������.���������ii i������w���������������������������������������������  '   ' Robfnson Crusoe  THIS success of "Robinson Crusoe"  was doubtless tho reason why, In  "Thii Swtt** Family Robinson,"  Johann Rudolf von Wyss, a Swiss pra-  fft-M-or, early In the Innl century, set  forth the experiences of a family cost  nwny <*n nn Wand untrodden by the  foot of man. It I* the only survivor of  mnny lml.nlUma ot "Robinson Crusoe."  In a story entitled "Crusoe tn New  York," ilu* U'V. Dr. Edward Kvcrett  Hale tells In amusing fashion   how a  muu *.*-<*' .-.������<" - ������ '* :���������������������������' " ������"���������-  ,ir.ni'**i by r������ M-rh tmnrd fi<ne������ In the  hi-'nrt of th*������ (trent city.  The utory Ih told of iho owner uf a  no'.iv rooster who named the gallinaceous "bird Robinson. Whon asked th������  rennon for this designation, he replied:  "I did It beeaunie he erew so,"  ii,#i.       I     . .,r.,!1M,.r1 Iv iho ������tnrv of  the hon and the former pastor ot  Plymouth Church:  To * ben, taUt the f-rent Brooklyn prM ������������������*���������������������������������*i  * "My <1**r. vou'ro a Mautlful wmluM,"  .-J    ������...      ������.<���������.       .,.*.     .     m    .Ul.        t.1,1    ......     ..lit' I.  from their homes by fiendish slave-  dealers, and being sold Into dreadful  slavery  In some far-distant land.  No one except an occasional missionary dreamed then of trying to teach  the children a little learning and some  useful trade,  3ut it Iooks now as if the littlo Africanders are going to grow up Into  intelligent, useful citizens, who will  help to make Africa a wonderful, civilized and rich country Instead of a  wilderness full of savages and wild  beasts,  Egg Gatherers Use Hair Roper  TUB egg-gatherers of St. Klldi  consider themselves rich If thelt  nroHpectlve brides are able tc  furnish them with it ropo of human  hnlr. . ���������,  The ropes vary In length, a really  |<ood ono of forty or fifty font being es-  i-eelnlly prised. The usual kind is t\  vitout hempen cord wrapped round ann  found with sheep'n wool; over this Is ij  lining of horsehair; llnnlly brands ol  human hair, ...  * To manufacture such a roiio Is the  *ork of years, but the Ht. Ivlldun girl  iirrupulouHly saves her halr-eomblng-.  ,V vurtuM) l>.\\A'., v'-*v;.i ������*; *"v *���������  "���������1r,o KfioniTnon nf hnlr-ropo, but tho offer  Was refused,  ' Tha cord In question wns veneered  with auburn hnlr-th������ thirty years' col-  lection from heads of parent!*, aunts,  and cousins.  APLEABINq way ,to arrive at nl  , arithmetical sum, without tl*  - ubo of pencil; or paper, Is a  ask a person lo. think nt a fig  ure, then to-iioublM it. then to add to |  whatever llguro yrtu'wfegest, then halvl  the whole sum, and finally to siibtrne'  from, thut the flgiiro first thought of  Jt will then be "tip to" ynu to tell hltf  what the remainder Is, *  Tho key to this look nf figures Is, tbttl  hnlf of whatever mim* yon reiiuest to b*  udiled |m sure to Ue tho remainder. ,  In tho following exiimplu live Is hnl]  cf ten, which Is tho number requestec  to lie added,  Hotter wniesl only some nvon num-  bor, HM odd llUllllieiK Win iiiujuu {i������v  I !(���������!,"  Il rid  jif.u-'llih-   '-filiue  n   sop  on  youf  perl, .  .Kxiunplu��������� w  Numtiir thought of. ...  Doubled    ,   At your request, added...  iii'.'.'.'.iiii'.'. M   ll  ar. ������*'  hfii,  And tlio hm, -un. Ir ihM, )>li) twu egi    in  hi������ h������t. \  And tfcui did thi* h������*n rew������r*J newheri  Harry s WuesuoD,  Utile Hnrrj* fat d!nner)~Mmmrr.*i,  may I link you n cpiestion?  MBmmo-Certalnly, dear.   What |>< a?  Mttle Hnrr.v-Why do they ������tnt mum  flr*t, and then fish? is it ,o thn ji������n  a*, so In. swimming?  1 i.i ri ti.u.v*, ,,   <yi\  tt  Original numlior thought of now sub*   .  triicted     1  .i  fiemalnder ., .,,_...,.,  ���������" ���������������*������& ifBTCg, .���������^M%������m!LAWlB, fiHtiE'fSSe   &MJBtatf&  jis������*MfflT;aaa-u*ili;.^rx!..aiu--i-:':,J  J.I U-'ll���������IJ1JM .XUIJU'l' U  GRAND  SPECIAL  With every DOLLAR spent or paid into  our store by December 31st, you will be  entitled to a TICKET In^the drawing on  New Years Day for 3 beautiful Prizes.  lBfc���������A handsome Brass Bet! and springs, Value $40.00  2nd���������A handsome Oak and Leather,Chair, Value $2000  ,$rd~A -Stf piece Set of Dishes, .';. .^... Value $18.00  These do not cost you anything. Secure  sowe of the tickets.  theae w*������ ������r������ ottering  Special Prices in all Lines  during the month of December.  Qoyemment and its critic*  Tbe most bitter   and   persistent  political critics are those who have  failed most signally in   conFtruci-  Jve statevmanBJbip.   For  the  last  mopth the Liberal press ,of the Pro-  yinee has been  making  a  "dead  flet" on the financial  administration cf tbe  McBride  Government.  ybe attack Js obviously tbe  result  /entirely    ojf  partisan   prejudice,  There is scarcely a pretence of genuine oriticiem.   Jt is conceded,  as  indeed it must be, that the Govern-  ment has .checked the series of annual defioits, unbroken   for  years  before tbe advent to office of Hon.  Mr McBride and  bis colleagues.  But, tbe criticp reply,  tbat result  Jjas been acbioved  by  Increasing  taxes and refusing eyen  peqessary  expenditure.   It is rather diflloult  to see how any Government, or any  /corporation can convert  a  deceit  futo a surplus, except by increasing revenue or f.ducing expenditure or both.   The charge that iux.8  bave been raised beyond the cap-  * oity of the i#f>nte to bpay tbem is  rfdioalous, and  wjll be received  wltb blank atna?er)ient  by those  wbo have board and  read  of the  splondid developments in the mining industry during the past two  years, of the revival of lumbering,  of the establishment of many large  and    importnnt    manufacturing  plant., and of tbe proud   position  just aohioved by the  farmers and  iryi.gf.vrtiM. ut H. ,C.  *,  potilicn  largely duo, a������ they tall gladly  acknowledge, to the intelligent advice  and liberal assistance given by the  Prov, Dept of Agriculture.   "Broken promises to deal  with  railway  lituation aftei proclaiming necessity for action" is one other arraignment of tbe ftomoroent by certain  profeesional crltfoe.   It w*i������  urged  that the Premier hnd lost a price-  ItM opportunity when be failed   to  aeoute railway construction -������tonc������.  These oritics sneered when Hon Mr  McBride expla;ned in parliamentary language, as   truetee   for   tke  Province, he   had   refused   to   be  "held up" by railway corporations  for either, raone'y or land.    W������ attitude has been amply justified by  subeequent   developments,   Three  railway    companies  are  already  building, even fighting for the op.  portunity, where all declared   thnt  construction without   Govern own t  assistance   was   im*<o-*ible,   Hon!  Mr Mo'hride  and   his   c.'ileitgu^*  wisely chone a middle course, pub  lio works, whose construction   was  immediately necessary,  or   which  promised enrly returns in revenue,  were   steadily   prpe^uted.   Only  those have been delayed whose ur-J  gervsy is not clear and from   which  faults   are    problematical.   The  fact Ibat all tbo ajt^k in concentrated m������n tho Premier is itself u  ^.cognition of him as the mnstur of  the administration, and tbo puide  and leader of his party, ae no Pro  rnior of t>>\Q province has boon siiu;e  tbo retirement of Tbe^dore  Da vie,  except Mr Joseph Martin, who wa*?  his own cabinet and his own party.  In tho J?rerajsr of the Province the  Conservative patty bft������ a   man of  whom jt  might  well  be .proud.  Born apd raised in   the   province  his sole effort U in the interests of  B, C,   Ho has   accomplieh-d   almost a herculean task in the  way  in  which  he   has   aco*>iriplish-t������d  things since ho went   into  power.  Hon Mr McBride's whole political  citit-ui, tAliicli Pu f,.r  -v.^cro  i,ibl.t  years, i_ a full  ami aumuitmt  disproof of tbe charge uf lack of principle,  ELECTOR  ing was held in Capt Dillon's office] j  (next the Zoo).    Ihe   attendance  has got to be ������so large that the committee rooms were found to be much  too small.  We notice that the Zoological  editor has lately taken to boosting  up Mr Bennett, (very unfortunate  for Bennett), lt is not eo long  ago that he vowed to vote with the  socialists, and further threatened to  "gel even" with a good Liberal,  "through the party". Ha? the  "whip't hound been brought to  heel"?.  The Zoo product states that the  complimentary ticket was a  fake,  and that "Anderson"  knows  it  ''Anderson" had nothing to do with  tbe entertainment in any shape or  form but he does know  that   the  lady who conducted it,   and   who  caused the ticket to be delivered at  Bates house, that   his  degenerate  carcase is not good enough to wipe  her feet on, and he further knows  tbat tbe ticket was  not a "fake",  and that Bate*, in bo stating,   lies  in his throat, just as he lied about  a certain statement made   to   bim  by one o-f the School   trustees.   A  good teacher for the young J  Yet how easily J. A. Bates,  Schoolmaster and would-be edUo*.,  may save himself those 'raps".  Either quit the newspaper or quit  drawing publio money. J. A,  Bates.    Un^lti'len, see tajourBelf.  The following is from the Victoria Week: *  A New Post Office.���������Ttie Zoological  Enterprise haa unearthed a fossil :;ad . is  ohuckliiug over it pretty much the same way  -ia.whieh_hi8torywLdeclftre9^that^tKe-.Bii)U_j  chuckles when onoe in a hundred years it  lays an egg, . Its fossil is tho petrified remains of a promise made in autedilt-uvian  times by Mr:William Sloan, M, P., that  Cumberland should have a new post office,  It is rather singular tbat the curiosity  | should have beeu uuearthed just about the  time of the Provincial elections. Of course  this may only be a ooinoideuce, or it may  menu that the Zoological editor has been  preternaturally actively of late, It may  also mean that Mr William Sloan knew or  thought ho knew that the opportune moment  (or stimulating thn Enterprise to activity  had arrived. At any rate, the editor got  to work and made the wonderful discovery.  The good people of Cumberland will hope  that this time it is not a ory of "wolf" aud  that Mr. Sloan will fiutl It moouveuient to  break his oft-repeated promise, All that  matters is that Cumberland gets it* post of-  fioe, for that luxury it will oven oontiuuo  to tolerate a zoological specimen.  BUNS!   BUNS i!   BUNSi  MARROCHI Bros.  All kinds of Cakes for Xmas and New Years baked to order  REAL SQOTGH SHQI^TBRl^AD  plain nnd tastefully decorated with any motto desired.  Alt' our Cokes Baked with tbe 0HOICB9T TABLE BUTTER.  TRY OUR'**"-  *  N  Gingerbread  aud Celebrated Coflfee Buns  94,+4>4M+4>**y9t94,94,*<9*>*>*4)  A ��������� -  o DuiI Evenings  Are Banish&d  when you own a  Columbia  Graphophone  It VVixi. lJko*m>H  THE BEST MUSiC  THE KUNMEST30NO9  BIO������T AT TOCR OWS VntBSIilW, At  A MOWUUTK COdT. VVlW'fgjrOB  CaTaUKTOK Oil CALL   AT  FLETCHER  VICTORIA, NANAIMO  VANCOUVER.  ���������   Sole Agents For B.C  *������������������ ���������*���������������������������"*���������������������������<**���������<***������������������������������������  0, H. TARBELL  Too bad about \V, B, and giving  "Bates a rap". Ho is simply bitting at nothing.  The "old iildcr preHs" is a prapr  press, very sour grapes to the Our-  ang Outang.  Yes, tho la������t Connorvative meet  Now that the dates for the elections have been set, the fight  is  fairly on,    Candidates, Consfrva*  live, Liberal and in many constituencies, Socialists, have been nomi  nated, and the Inst news in  political circles here is to the effect that  Mr P. McNiven has been chosen as  the bearer of the Rod Flag.    Mean  whilo, Mr Grant for *he Conservatives, and Mr Ben net ior tbe Liberals, are working steadily.    Mr  Grant's committee ar������ confident of  an easy victory.   In Victoria, tho  news of greats moment and most  disquieting io otir Liberal  friend*,  in th#i difivtion of a largo and influential section of the Young Liberals  This split, it is alleged, is due to tho  attempted introduction of the Ottawa Party Machine into looal politics.    There seems to havo been an  attempt at strict whipping in, with  thi Twit *hM  tho  Wi>_ti������tn' inHn-  puidc^U' ul  the  You������#   LSh'rfll.0  has asserted itself iu so marked a  degree that thero  was,  at  a  late  mooting of that body, a proposition  to disband, which was reluctantly  abandoned only after the tearful en  ,reatiesofa few, on   the  grounds  that flueh action would injure the  party.   Thin neoepHion, howovor, is  rendered invalid tiy the aotion of  the section roforrod to in withdrawing from tbe association.   It is di*  (llcult to see why the Liberals are  mt^mmY:~^sssaaa*3exaaz'j^ja&*m-*r'.z  Q0LLEG1ATE   SCHOOL  FOR BOYS  The Laurels. Belcher Street  Victoria B. C  Patron aad Viwiuir,  THE LORD  BIS nop ������tV  COLUMBIA.  Heud M u������i������f  .,J;W.LAI'NQ,:KSO;,   M. A..   (XXPOSD.  Aasit^d by three Graduates of tho Yh-ooa-  HIGH GRADE STOVO  And ������41K1TCHBH UTENSILS  i* ���������     _��������� _ ,       ��������� ||r ^   ,      |_Ji  Sportsmens Goods  and  General Hardware  P. PHILLIPS HARRISON  Bat*H������t������������ir anc| Sollolt**ir  IVotary PubllQ  Qonvtyancing  Cumberland     fi. fl.  \  Lamb  ad,  Moderiare tertns tor l)������irder������.  Property oon������ sv*. (if five loyrea with spacious school "buildings, i xtomitive r������cri***������in-  grounds uynmaatiun. 0_d������t cirp������ orgaon  izod.  APPLY TO  HEAP MASTJtR.  ������������������rani__-r_-___-MnMri*  ADVBKTISE IN THK Ni.*H*8  IT OCRS J_ IiON<? WAY  Lamb  e ���������  Having 8.our-d  ��������� - 200 Lambs  we will be ui a portion to ftll yt>*u  ordera during the ewmUli? rrioaem.  J. McPHEE a SOWS  tWAAOxsm&'ii&zzmts1.  I  X  plan-fob: a savings puno por everyone,  ^A.oo mart* a Snvtagw Aeeonnt *l  The ROYAL BANK OF CANADA  Capital (paid up),      $8,000,000      JAegt, . $a,48?,l*3#  Clieorful and careful attention will be ifiven to all Depetitof^ vm&Aet  their arciiun'.* i\re larne or sranll.  We pay 3 per oent DTBEilBBT on D������po_it������, *_ompo*9ir^>  ed twiee a yens  0Sr   You can bank with %t������ by rr-m.i,  tmmt m*areemm\e������rmm%mmmeAmmmmmm^  A. lh NETH.RRHY Mgr.             Ctimberkod B C. ^  Open Pay Nivlite   f p_m (ho 9 p-uw    8  ;, ." *:<* *'.'.:' :*Ji!-:'';,'.WW������l_llWi3!������il_Mr������������^  f ^^^j-h-H^HH-W-I-H-H-W* ������l������l*������MH4������W"W-������I^'H������l'tW"l^  * So may the new year be a happy one to you.  %     Happy to many more whose happjneas depends on you.     J  So may each year be hap, ter than the last,  ���������wrDlckuna,    J  aJu i_________J_______J_  TTnTf  STODDART, ffiy*  *M-W-M-I-I-M������I-I-|.|.,|,,),,|.|.|H^  X    '  utting such means to got the reins  of government in this Province,  Can it ho, as leading Qoneervativee  assert, that the (irand Trunk Pa~  o\l\o, is al the bottom of it? is tbat  corporation sore at being disappoint  od in concession * Irom tho McBride  Administration, pulled the Ottawa  wikBo wlaill.cr ;l.:r er."'"? Tt If?  hard to believe that thia in so. In  this age of railways, whon companies and individual*' are glad, nay  eager, to obtain privileges lo build  ro.Kh-> without tiuh-idif**, it J������ fo he  hoped that tho Liberal party will  not U'liti iheijirh'lvi*.- to any *c.*t������me  by which a corporation may be enriched at thecountry's expense.  IN THB MATl'KU OF Ohapmr 9*  of the UcviNd Htatotsi ot UsbmU snd  AmciuUiiu ActN.  AX I) IX m& MAT1KK OK an Im.  proT-i-nout to the T*k������Jui������ Kirar, Van  oouvur Inland,  iU\t. ttstifob, tbat tba fmkmi������ Uutm  lw nud 'Jajuula'dtirmu CoiUfmuy, U-  tnlUd, h������v������ thii My, m pamuaoo* of  S*otU*n 6  of ths Aot  Work* <*ofiitruot<-d in  nr nrot  mv*o-li\t etruta  tt o-. ��������������� wtntruowo in nr ftvor Ns?toibU  Wa-nn, Mori > pi tn atid dmroripiiou of the  vri>piiM<l at'.e with \.bti MiniiiW ni f'nlilio  Worku at Ott%w* ud a dnplioMe thtraof In  the oflice of the KotfUtrar of Titlm for the  Diatriot in whioh raob work ia propoud to  be coiutiooted,  AND TAKE NOTIOE that on Mond.y  theiHlh dayutJmuary, 1907, ������pplic������lui0  will l������n tntdflto tha (lovtrnoMtaieral in  -Uouuoil fur approval Unr������<i|,  Dttcd thia 17th dav of D������KN)mb_r, 1006.  HOUWKLt 4 LA WHON,  8o)U)itor_ for AppltoanU.  f


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