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Array ���������njgMpwMiflL .j^ijji,,��������� ^5.  J9V  1  nli  A Journal Devoted Especially, to the Interests of Comox District,  The News, Seventeenth Year,  CUMBERLAND, B. C,   WEDNESDAY, MAY, 22, 1907.  The Enterprise, Fourth Year.  V  Shoes/ Shoes// Shoes///  Speoial Lines Showing at the  BIG STORE  This   Week  Ladies' and Children's White Canvas Oxfords.  Children's Barefoot Sandals.  Ladies' and Gents' Tenuis Shoes  Misses and Children's Gibson Ties in Black,  Tans, and Reds.  The Miss Canada Shoe for Ladies Fine Footwear  Selling Agents for Slater and All America  SIMON LEISER & CO.,  ���������LIMITED���������  CUMBERLAND,   B. G.  V  IRONITE LIQUID  HOIJSE & PVX)OH PAINTS  WeTfclly  Guarantee.  We keep a full line of  ENAMELS,  VARNISH  STAINS andBAPLAC  which makes old furniture  like new.  1007  WALL  PAPER  Curtain poles and window  blinds to be  had at the  MAGNETCASH STORE  Dunsmuir Avenuo,  CUMBERLAND, B.C.  T. E. BATE,  NOTICE   n   Notice is hereby given that,  on Monday, May 39th, 1907, t|ie  court of Revision for tlie Municip  ality of the City of Cumberland,  B.C., will be held in the Council  CH&mbers ou the above date at  7,30 p.m. Any person or persons  desiring to make complaint a-  gainst his or their assessment  must give notice in writing to  the undersigned stating the  grounds of their complaints, at  least ten days before the above  date.  Alex. McKiuuon.  CM. C.  Cumberland, B.C* Api. 16,'07,  NOTIOE. ~  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV-  EN that I intend to apply, at  the next sitting of the Licence  Board, City ot Cumberland, for  a wholesale liceuce for beer aud  liquors for my premises ou Duns*  muir Avenue.  P. SCAVARDO.  M OTIOBIS HEREBY GIVEN that, 80  ���������^ day������ aftor date, we intend to apply  to the Hon, Chiof Commissioner 0! Lands  and Worki for a speoial lloonio to out and  onrry away timbor from tbo following do*  Borlbod land, iltnatod ott Thnnton Bay,  ValderInland, and particularly douoribed ai  ���������Commenoing at*{J$V, corner of Timber  Limit 11150) theuo* woit following the  ahore line 40 ehaini $0 the 8.E, oorner of  Timber Limit II148������ thonoo north 40 ohalna  to the ihore on Thumton Bays thenoe eaat*  erly along shore to N,W. oorner of Timber  Limit 11150) thenoe eoath 60 ohalna to placo  of ooimnonoomont.  RED FIR LUMBER 00Y��������� LIO.  I'kkJ.    M.LAUWH  VlotoHa, B.O., Maroh 26tb, 1907.  St 8my  NOTICE        *""  TENDERS aro hereby called ior  the purchasoo!Lot8 8!>, (17, ft8, 73  nnd 74, in tho townsito 61 Courtenay  ii, O. \mixit ihmiaUU d XloX'tnrlnr  J. Mellado deceased. The lowest  or any tender not necessarily ac*  copied. Tendots r object to the approval of the Court.  "Bruno Mellado"  Administrator of������h������������i������tnt������ of  A. J. Mellado deceased.  Cuml)erla!id, B.C., April 17th 1907  Utl71y  ELEBRATION-  ������  There is little doubt but Victoria Day will be celebrated, in royal good style, in this city on the 24th, Au excellent programme, regulated by the amount of money  collected has been prepared. There are several new  features which the committee think will be   interesting.  PROGRAMME.  1  '��������� *  10 50 to 11.50���������Football, Hovers vs Scrubs, $22; Kef. $3  6.30 to   8.00 p.m.���������Baseball, Men's, Winners get-'$18; 2.  balls and referee $3.  ��������� 9.00 a.m.���������Gnn Club Shoot, $2.5 voted to Club.  10.00���������Tennis Oluli, $25.voted to Club.  2.30���������Bowling Match,  Donated keg of Porter.  1.00���������Fireman's wettest, 3 teams, winner gets $10.00.  5.00���������Baseball, Schoolboys Town vs Camp, $9'and a ball  losers to take ball.  General Sports begin at 1.30 on Recreation Grounds;���������  Boy's Race, 50 yds; 10 yr limit.. ..1st $1.00; 2nd     .50;  .Girls' Race, 50 yd; 10 y'r limit.... 1st   1.00;. 2nd     .50.  Boyfe' Race, 100-yds, 15 yr limit.. .-.1st   2.00; 2nd   1.00.  Girls' Race, 75 yds,. .   " '       .... 1 st   2.00; 2nd    1.00.  ���������Potato^laeerlfr-yiaimit.^^^^^  "W. C. Employees' Race, 100 yds. ..1st   5.00; 2nu~ IXoT  Men's Race, \ mile 1st   5.00; 2nd   2.50.  Chinese Race, 100 yds. 1st   4.00;.2nd   2.00.  , Japanese Bicycle Race, 1st Medal; 2nd   2.50.  Ladies throwing Baseball 1st   3.00; 2nd   1.50.  Cracker Eating Con test 1st    1.50; 2nd     ,50.  Boys' Pillow Fight on Horse Back, 16 yr limit 1st 5.00.  2nd 2.50.  Leap Frog Race, 25 yds, 12 yr limit, 1st 3.00 2nd 1.50.  Married Ladies' Race, 50 yds.... ..1st 3.00   2nd 1.50,  Cumberland Baseball is~������ A. McNeil, Catcher; J. McNeil, Pitcher; C. Grant, Capt. aud ist Base; T. Robinson,  and Base; O, Harrison, Short stop; J. Stant, 3rd Base;  A. Bradley, Left Field; W. Walker, Centre Field; R.  Games, Right Field; Sparemen, G. Anderson, R.  Sommerville.  A meeting is called for this evening in the City Hall  and all interested in the sports should be present.  The committee desire to thank all those who have assisted in contributing and collecting funds necessary for  the day's sport.  Ambulance Class.  On Sunday of last week  the  amubalauce class closed the winter's work by holding an examination of the work gone  over  under the supervision   of  Dr.  Gillespie.   The result speaks for  itself and are no  doubt a credit  tobot'iiinstructor and class alike.  Following are  the   questions:���������  1 How'many ribs are there?  Which are most often broken?  Give the symptons of broken rib  and possible dangers.  2 Trace the circulation of the  blood beginning at the left side  of the heart naming the structure.  What is the color ofblood when  bleeding from (A) an artery (B)  a. vein (C) the lungs (D) the  stomach.  3 Give the'first aid treatment  poisoning(A) Carbolic acid (B)  Laudanum  (C) Lye  4 Give the surface: marks for  arteries on (A) front of forearm;  (B) palm of hand, [C] upper two  thirds of front of thigh; [D]back  of leg  5��������� Name symptons of fracture  of the thigh bone [femur]." If  not sure whether a fracture or  dislocation what would you do?  6��������� Give your   treatment  in  the mine of a compound fracture*'  MJjoth_boneso{ leg, oue boue a  little through the~skm"Tnd"1~eo'tt'^^"  siderable venous bleeding.  Answer any 5.  14 members were   examined  with the following results^-, 100  marks allowed for each paper.  Name Aver.      Oral     Writ  A Sad Acoident.  Last week little Bort Nelson  aged about six or seven was  wandering around Messrs Grant  and Mounce's mill, Pie with  some other boys were ridiug on  the log carriage wheu ��������� young  Nelson was supposed to have fallen off, and his head was jammed  beneath and was killed instantly.  The doctor arrived some fifteen  S|ninutes afterwards. It was not  deemed necessary to hold au inquest.  On Friday the funeral took  ���������r-Ut-e. tn the citv cemetery followed by n hrnt* number of  frieuds of the family.  The pallbearers were Sydney  niid Thomas Boyd, Chas. Home  and Willie McLean.  The family have the sympathy  of their many friends in their sor  sow.  Gun   Club.  On Monday evening the club  had a most excellent shoot- so  excellent as to be called the best  shoot of the season. Tho mem-  all seemed to be iu fine fettle and  the birds were gay. The light  was good and the score speaks for  itself.  The score is as follows���������  T. Bate, 18; F. Jayues, 13; R,  Coe, 13; F. Parks, 14; T. Home  12; E. C. Emde,rs; W. York,  16;O. Gamier, n; H. McPhee,  The club held a meeting after  the shoot to arrange for thc 24th.  Mr. and Mr.>. J. Combs will  leave for Seattle shortly where  they intend to reside.  l\w������wit;U3 on b*t uifht's  "City"���������Mrs L.W. Nunns. Miss  C, Piket, G. Frickc. W.B. Anderson, Dr Millard.  Fricke, the photographer is  in town.  kc. Wilson,  91  90  92  Joe Horbury,  85  90  80  Duve Nellist,  85,.: ,  .    95  ' 75  T. Hoggnrt,  85  90  80  John Horbury,  84  90  78  Obns Parnbam,  82  90  74  Dave Walker.  81  85  77  Wm. Merrifield,  80  90  70  Jns Monoks,  79  75  83  John Brown,  75  80  70  M. McBrido,  74  70  78  Duve Daniels,  78  85  61  T. Banks,  06  65  67  T. ltiohards,  00  95  87  At the close of the examination Mr D. Nellist presented Dr.  Gillespie with a silver mounted  cane ou behalf of the pupils.  Good Buyse  The  infant son of Mr. and  Mrs. Eurici died on Sunday la*t.  Kricke will be here only  un������  til May 30th.  WANTED���������To Buy a Cottage on the  instalment plan Owner leave lermi tt  ������hi������ oflice.  FOR SALE-Thc fine iciidecice of Mr.  T. E. Hale, situated at the corner of  Windermere and Kim Street ii for tatt  at the low figure ol $1400*   For partitu*  Urs Apply Cumberland Newi.  ���������"��������� ���������mfim li .i ���������������������������'������������������ ... m ��������������������������������������������������� n-������w���������iwmili^MW*******���������W���������W>  FOR SALE���������A firsi-#l.m Hurbor Shop.  Ciiviwg up An account of going into other  business,, Must be sold immediately.  Apply Cumberlaud News.  $175 buy* u good lot It thla city.  POH8ALK-10aero������BOoU laud in Co*  mox Valley, suitable for chicken ranoh.  Beautiful wtronro running: through pro*  ���������ftovtv.   Apply at thin office.  i oK 'A 1.1* 'M '^*e* t*<xoi\ tnrmint land  in Comox Vulloy. Una hotine, ham and  oichnril. Oo'>d opjwrtnnity to monre a  cnmforttthlo homo nt reanonnblo price.  townbitu.  " ������*i������>    Ihinnmulr  F< >U HA LE���������USO noros, 60 acre* ehopiped  md about ia nores cleared. High land,  and excellent piwt uro land.  Tcrtni oan  ho nTn*i!'<*>'1 to wnit.  1 next* shnTPs Richard tn min������  ing stock, 50 ccuts per share���������  apply at this ofEce. THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  *****  DARREL of THE  BLESSED ISLES  By   IRVING   BACHELLER,  Anther of "Ebea Balden," "D'ri and I" Ztt.  Tl  V������OPYltIGHT,      1905.      BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING      COMPANY      ,  ������������������      * ' -  (Continued.)  CHAPTER XV.  SIDNEY TROVE sat talking a  while with Miss Letltia. Mlsa  S'mantba, unable longer to  bear the unusual strain of danger and publicity, went away to bed  soon after supper. Tunk Hosely came  in with a candle about 9.  "Waal, mister," said he, "you ready  V go V bed?"  "I am," said Trove and followed him  to the cold hospitality of the spare  room, a place of peril, but beautifully  clean. There was a neat rag carpet on  the floor, immaculate tidies on the bureau and wash table and a spotless  quilt of patchwork on the bed; but,  like the dungeon of mediaeval times,  It was a place for sighs and reflection,  not for, rest. Half an inch of frost on  every window pane glistened in the  dim light of the candle.  "As soon as they unlock my door I'll  come an' let ye out in the mornin',"  Tunk whispered.  ���������'Are tbey going to lock me ln?'r  "Wouldn't wonder," said Tunk soberly. "What can ye 'spect from a couple  ������' dummed ol' maids l|ke them?"  There was a note of long suffering  In his half whispered tone.  "Good night, mister," said he, with a  look of dejection. "Orter have a nightcap er ye'll git hoar frost on yer hair."  Trove was all a-shiver in the time it  took him to undress, and his breath  came out of him in spreading shafts  of steam. Sheets of flannel and not  less than half a dozen quilts and comfortables made a cover, under which  the heat of his own blood warmed his  body.      He    became    uncomfortably  "Tt's sTck** ?m sure it's sick," said  Miss Letltia, her voice trembling.  "S'mantba, can't you do something?"  Miss S'mantba calmed herself a little and drew near.  "Jes* like a wil'cat," said Tunk  thoughtfully. "Powerful, too," he added, with an effort to control one of the  kicking legs.  "What shall we do?" asked Mlsa Letltia.  "My sister had a baby once," said  Tunk, approaching it doubtfully, but  with a studious look.  He made a few passes with bis hand  ln front of the baby's face. Then he  gave it a little poke in the ribs tentatively. The effect waa like adding insult to injury.  "If 'twas mine," said Tunk, "which  I'm glad it ain't, I'd rub a little o' that  boss liniment on his stummick."  The two old maids took tbe baby Into  their bedroom. It was .an hour-later  when Trove came back. Tunk sat  alone by the kitchen fire. Ther* was  yet a loud wail in the bedroom.  J'Wha't's the news?" said Tunk, who  met him at the door.  "Drunk, that's all," said Trove.; "I  took this bottle, slung shot and bar of  iron away from him. The woman  thought I had better bring them with  me and put them out of his way."  He laid them on the floor in a corner.  "I got him into bed," he continued,  "and then hid the ax and came away.  I guess they're all right now. When I  left he had begun to snore."  "Waal, we ain't all right," said Tunk,  pointing to the room.    "If you can  aware of the presence of his head and  face, however. He could hear stealthy  movements beyond the door and knew  they were barricading: it with furniture.  Long before daylight a hurried removal  of the barricade awoke him. Then be  beard a rap at the door and the excited  Voice of Tunk.  "Say, mister, come here quick!" it  tailed.  Sidney Trove leaped out of bed and  Into his trousers, He hurried through  the dark parlor, feeling his way around  a clump of chairs and stumbling over  a sofa. The two old maids were at the  kitchen door, both dressed, one holding  a lighted candle. Tunk Hosely stood  by toe door, buttoning suspenders with  one hand and holding a musket In tho  other. They were shivering and pale.  Tho room was now cold.  "Hear tbat!" Tunk whispered, turning to the teacher.  They all listened, hearing a low,  weird cry outside tlie door.  "Soun'a t' me like a raccoon," Miss  S'mantba whispered thoughtfully.  "Or a lamb," BUid Miss Letltia.  "Er a painter," Tunk ventured, bla  ear turning to catch tho sound,  "Lot's open the door," said Sidney  Trove, advancing.  "Not me," said Tunk firmly, raising  bis gun,  Trove had not time to act before  thoy hoard a cry for help on tho door-  Btop. It wns tho voice of a young girl,  Ho oponed tho door, and thero stood  Mnry Leblanc, a scholar of Linley  school and tho daughter of a poor j  Frenchman. Sho en ino In lugging a baby wrapped In a big shawl and both  crying.  "Oh, Mist Tower," aald she, "pa haa  come out o' tho woods drunk an' hai  threatened to kill tho baby! Mn wants  to know tf you'll keep it here tonight."  Tha two old maids wrung their hands  witb astonishment and only said "yi"  "Of course we'll keep it," said Trovi  ti bo took tbe baby.  "I must hurry back," said tbo girl,  now turning witb a look of relief.  Tunk shied oil and began to build a  fir*, Miss S'mantba sit down weeping,  tbo girl ran away in the darkness, and  Trove put tht baby In Miss Lotltla's  arms,  "I'll wn ovor to Leblanc'a cabin,"  sa'.A tt, setting hia cap and coat  "They're baring trouble tsver there."  He left thom and hurried ott on bis  way to tbt little cabin.  Loud cries of tbt baby rang In that  abode of silence. It began to kick and  *H-������tt ^1*1 dclccxlsoml energy. Pscr  Miss Letltia bad tbt very look of panic  in ber fact. 8ht clung to tbe fierce little creature, not knowing what to do.  Miss 8'mantha lay back In a flt of hys-  terics. Tunk advanced bravely, wltb  brows knit, and stood looking down at  tht baby.  "T.������rd, thii ia awful!" aald be. Then  a tli ought struck hitn. "I'll git some  milk," ht shouted, running Into tbt  buttery.  The baby thrust tbt cap away, and  It fttt noisily, tbt milk streaming over  ������Mi r\z,<nn������t - I  T"     There stood Mary LebUtriA.  conquer that thing you'll do well. Poor  Miss Teesbyl" he added, shaking his  head.  "What's tbe matter with her?" Trovt  Inquired.  "Kicked in the stummick till she dun-  no where she Is," said Tunk gloomily.  Ho pulled off his boots.  "If ������he don't go lame t'morrer I'll  miss my guess," ho added. "She looks  a good deal like Deacon Haaklna after  be had milked tho brlndlo cow."  Ho loaned buck, ������no foot upon the  stovo hearth. Shrill cries rang in the  old house.  " 'Druthor 'twould hov boon a paint*  cr," said Tunk, sighing.  "Why 00?"  "Moro used to 'em," aald Tunk sadly,  Thoy listened a whllo longer without  ipoaklng.  "Yo can't drlvo It, ner coax It, ner  aenro it away, ner do nutliln' to It,"  laid Tunk pronontly,  He roae and picked up tbo things  Trovo had brought with blm. "I'll take  these to tho bnru," said bo. "They'd  have a flt if they was t* sot 'tm. What  be they?"  "I do not know what they are," aald  Trove.  "Won! j" said Tunk. "Tbey'rt quatr  folks, tbem Frenchmen. Tbls looks  like an iron bar broke In two In tbt  middle."  He got his lantern, picked up tbt bottle, the slung shot and tbt Iron aud  went away to tbt barn.  Trove went to tbo bedroom door and  rapped aud was admitted. He went to  work with the bnby. and aoon, to hi*  joy, it lay asleep on th* bed. Tben bo  loft Uio room on tiptoe ond a bit weary.  "A vory full day." ho said to himself  ���������"teacher, counselor, martyr, constable, nurse! I wonder what next?"  And aa he went to bis room bo beard  Minn tt mniitha any to her slater, "I'm  thankful it's not a boy anyway."  A  CHAPTER XVI.  LL wore In tbelr seats, and tbt  teacher bad called a class.  Carlt Homer came te.  "V'.*>������ tt*n mfnttttw late."  said the teache?f%       '""���������  "I have fifteen cows to milk," tho boy  answered.  "Where do you live?"  " 'Bout a mile from here on the Bead  plains."  "What time do you begin milking?"  "'Bout 7 o'clock."  "I'll go tomorrow morning and help  you," said the teacher. "We must be  on,time. That's a necessary Jaw of the  school."  At a quarter before 7 in the morning  Sidney Trove presented himself at the  Homers'. He had come to help with  the milking, but found there were only  five cows to milk.  "Too bad your father lost so many  cows���������all in a day," said he. "It's a  great pity. Did you lose anything?"  "No, sir."  "Have you felt to see?"  The boy put his hand in his pocket.  "Not there���������it's an inside pocket;  way inside o' you. It's where you keep  your honor and pride."  "Waal," said the boy, his tears starting, "I'm 'fraid I have."  "Enough said. Good morning," the  teacher answered as he went away.  One morning a few days later the  teacher opened his school with more  remarks.  "The other day," said he, "I spoke of  a thing it waB very necessary for us to  learn. What was it?"  "To obey," said a youngster.  "Obey what?" the teacher inquired.  "Law," somebody ventured.  "Correct We're studying law, every  one of us, the laws of grammar, of  arithmetic of reading,, and.so on. We  are learning to obey them. Now I am  going to ask you what is the greatest  law in the world?"  There was a moment of silence. Then  the teacher wrote these words in large  letters on the blackboard, "Thou shalt  not lie."  "There ls the law of laws," said the  teacher solemnly. "Better never have  been born than not learn to obey it. If  you always tell the truth you needn't  worry about any other law. Words are  like money���������some are genuine, some  are counterfeit. If a man bad a bag  of counterfeit money and kept passing  lt, ln a little while nobody would take  his money. I knew a man who said  he killed four bears at one shot  There's some that see too much Wben  they're-looking-over���������thelr-own���������gun-  barrels. Don't be one of tbat kind.  Don't ever kill too many bears at a  shot."  After that in the Linley district a  man who lied was said to be killing too  many beara at a shot.  Good thoughts spread with slow but  sure contagion. f There were some who  understood the teacher. His words  went, homo and far with them, even  to their graves, and how much farther  who can say? They went over the  bills, Indeed, to other neighborhoods,  and here they are, still traveling, and  going now, it may be, to the remotest  corners of the earth. The big boys  talked about this matter of lying and  declared the teacher was right.  "There's Tunk Hosely," said Sam  Price. "Nobody'd take his word fur  nutbltt'."  "'Less he was tf Bay he was a fool  out an' out," another boy suggested.  "Dunno as I'd believe blm then,"  said Sam, "fer I'd begin t' think be  knew sutbin'."  A little girl came In crying one day.  "What Is the trouble?" said tho teach'  er tenderly, as be leaned over and put  bis arm around her,  "My father ls sick," said the child,  sobbing.  "Vory sick?" tho teacher Inquired.  For a moment she could not answer,  but stood shaken with sobs,  "Tho doctor suys ho can't live," said  she brokenly.  A solemn stillness fell In tho littlo  schoolroom. Tho tenehor lifted tho  child and held her close to his broad  breast a moment.  "Bo bravo, Uttlo girl," said bo, patting her bond gently. "Doctors don't  always kuow. He may be bettor tomorrow."  Ho took the child to her seat and aat  beside her and whispered a moment,  bis mouth closo to her ear. And what  bt said nono knew save tbt girl herself, wbo ceased to cry In a moment,  but n*r^pjjaed tp ������������tf opibfit It  ,(To Bt Continued.)  * _���������__^____  Vmtitmej Ott Plrts.  In tomt of tho cities of Europ* tbt  coat of putting out a Art ls mad* a  charge upon tbt property of tbo ptrson  for wbost benefit tbt fir* dopartmtnt  ia celled out.  The Most Desolate Spot.  Perhaps the most desolate spot on;  earth is a tiny storm swept islet in <  Bering sea nearly midway between |  Alaska and Siberia. Nearly fifty miles;  from the nearest land, King's islaud is  a barren rock, so steep that,np beach  landing can be found. Her* ou the  southern side, perched like nests above  the roaring surf and secured to tht  rocks by walrus thongs, are the skin  dwellings of the walrus hunters. Hero  the sun is never shining, the sea never  smooth. Cold, chilly fogs enshroud the  place in summer, while the frequent  and furious gales that sweep through  Bering,strait nt all seasons render the  narrow summit uninhabitable. Ice  locked during nine months of the year,  the natives depend entirely upon tho  seal, walrus and whale as a means of  existence. During the brief summer a  stray whaler may visit the Islaud for  a couple of hours, but this is tho role  communication with the outer world.  The King's islanders are closely allied  to the Alaskan Eskimos. They aro a  fine, hardy race, inured to daily dangers and privations, and are reckoned  the best and bravest sailors in Bering  sea. Their boats of walrus hide will  carry from twenty to thirty persons la  a mountainous sea.  BOBBY ON THE HUMAN BODY  Strange Fuels.  "I have eaten mutton cooked on a  Are of broken mummy," said the Bailor. "It was In Egypt, and the mummy  was stolen out of a tomb. Them natives Is always stealin' mummies.  Tbey sell them in pieces to tourists,  and what pieces they can't dispose of  otherwise (hey throw into the bin for  fuel. Mummy burns like t'nder, but  It's a ghastly fuel. It Is as ^hftstly a  fuel as the shoe lasts what they burn  In the shoemakin' town of Lynn, where  the old fashioned nnd discarded lasts  glowin' in the grates look to you like  amputated human Trilbies. Ibeen ln  tannery towns where the fuel is leather chips. This fuel smells and smokes.  It clinkers, too, formln' Itself Into big,  solid chunks what have to be broke up  with tbe poker every little while. In  British Columbia, where tish is as plentiful as air, they burn dried flsh wheu  there's no wood handy. The oil in the  fish causes tbem lb burn well, but tho  smell of this flsh fuel ain't to no whlto  .man's.taste.!! ,   Pawnshop Art Sales.  "One of the most Indefatigable painters ln Philadelphia has almost exclusively a pawnshop trade," said a pawnbroker the other day while discussing  the many tricks of his biislness. '"He  has been working tbls market/* he continued," "for* almost foiilr years. I believe I was his first customer. He was  reduced to the point where his ouly  capital was a lot of pictures that he  could not sell. In his extremity ho  came to me. I advanced him a little  money on several pictures, which I  was lucky enough to sell. The funny  pp.rt of lt was that the man himsolf  couldn't sell a picture to Bave his soul.  He finally realized that he was deficient in business ideas and confined  himself strictly to painting pictures,  while I attended to tbe sales. At last  he got other customers in my line, and  today he actually makes a living from  tbe pawnshop trade." ��������� Philadelphia  Record.  What Ailed the 8peeoh.  At tbo close of one of the sessions In  tbo trial of Warren Hastings wben  most of those engaged had gathered in  tho anteroom Dr, Parr stalked up and  down tho room In his pedantic, pompous wny, growling out praises of tho  speeches of Fox nud Shoridan, but saying not a word about Burke's, Burke,  sensitive at this omission and anxious  for somo commendation from tiie groat  authority, could at last contain himself  no longer and burst out:  "Doctor, didn't you like my spooch?"  "No, Edmund," replied Dr. Parr,  calmly eying bis excited questioner,  "Your apoecb was oppressed wltb met*  apbor, dislocated by parenthesis and  debilitated by amplification I"  Anelen* Tombstones,  Tte custom of inscribing upon tomb*  atones waa In vogue among tht Greeks  and Romuns, The Greeks only did tbls,  *)(xi*Tovt\rt in tbo com, of tbolr 11'Jn<������trl-  oua men, but when a Roman died bt  waa duly burled near a highway, and  on hia tombstone was carved a suitable Inscription, which In tbt majority  of eases began wltb "Sta, viator" (stop,  traveler).   Tht Tow* et tiroelc.  Tbe ncatcat town in tho world la  Brock, tn Holland. So tidy art tbo In-  habitants tbat they will not allow  horses in th* street It contains a population of 2,700, and tb* cblof Industry  la tb* making of TSAaja. cbetjt.  His Shaky Stat.  A amall Canadian ventured Into tba  room while bis eldest alitor waa to*  ttrtainlng a masculine caller.  "Mr. Harris," the.yottth flbally inter-  rupted, "I wish you would tak* mt  wltb you somt day."  "Take yon wltb ma!" echoed tht call*  ���������r. "Where do you want to go, Bob*  w*r  "I bttrd Mr. Grant, next door, aay  you xsuim uu Ui������ waU* h^wU aiid La  gueflsed you'd soon fall off. I'd love to  help you drlve."-Canadlnn Courier.  Eloquent Sllsno*.  Ther* are alloncos of all aorta, aa  tbtw ta apetcb oi uli aocU.  XImkv me  alitneta tbat att one's teeth on tdga���������  ��������� It la alwaya a relief to break tbem���������  [ and there art silences tbat art gentler, kinder, aweetor, moro loving, mora  tloqutnt tban any words and wblcb It  It alwaya a wrench to Interrupt���������Mar  rlon Crawford. _  liar* Oomn,  Th* rarest and costlitst goma, though  aot alwaya esteemed tbt most beautiful, art pigeon's blood rubles, Art  opals and diamonds tbat art pure, but  ���������had ��������� diatfntf g|ow of blue or pink.  A Juvenile Euay Containing  Some.  Hitherto Unpubllahed Information.  The human body was first supposed'  to be made up of 208 bones, but later  discoveries have developed the fact  that lt contains 208 bones and an appendix. An appendix is something:  which ia added on, like a postscript on  a woman's letter, and means about ar  much. Its principal use ls to afford a>  revenue for doctors and surgery specialists. Operations on the human system are the correct thing ln polite bo-  clety. Pa says there is one woman In.  our town who has nothing left in her  but her palate and ber tongue, she has>  been operated on so much. Last Sunday our Sunday school text was,.  "Praise the Lord, oh, my soul, and alt  that ls within me." I aald to pa,  "Mrs. So-and-so wouldn't be very  strong on that, would she?" And he-  laughed and said no.  A railroad brakeman Is ln a class by  blmself. He doesn't have anywhere*  near 208 bones ln bis body. I know a.  brakeman, chairman of a grievance-  committee ot ten, and when he goes to  count the members of tbe committee**  on bis fingers be can never get a  quorum because he hasn't enough fingers left  It says ln my physiology that in the*  human frame is a network of nerves*  a sort of system of fine wires which-,  carry messages to and from the brain*  For Instance, if you put your finger on*  a hot stove the nerves of the arm carry a message to your brain that your-  finger is getting burned; and your*  brain flashes back Instructions to take*  your fipger off the stove. The other  night I had my fingers in a can of jam.  In the pantry when by eardrum sent o.  message to my brain that ma was^  coming. My brain answered back to-  take my fingers out but the message*  was delayed in transmission, and I  didn't move quick enough. Ma caught:  me. For a few minutes the wires running up my spine to my brain were*  crowded with good government messages as to what was going on on the-  firing line. Now when I go to' sit  down my brain advises my arms to putr.  a pillow on the chair.���������Bobby in Judge.  On the Job.  ���������When-the-thermometer-dropped-^be-  low zero Mrs. Rodgers was much disturbed by the thought that Huldah,.  the new kitchen maid, slept ln an unhealed room.  "Huldah," she said, remembering the*  good old custom of her girlhood, "it"*  going to be pretty cold tonight I think:  you had better take a flatlron to harp.  with you."  "Yes, ma'am," assented Huldab without enthusiasm.  Mrs. Rogers, happy in the belief that",  her maid was comfortable, slept soundly. In tbe morning she visited the*  kitchen.  "Well, Huldah, how did you get*.  along with the flatlron?"  Huldab breathed a deep s|gh of recollection. V^',A  "Veil, ma'am, I got lt most warn*  before morning."���������Everybody's.  Wise Yoath,  "Tea," sighed the unfavored suitor,  "Evangeline's father told me never to*  call there again. I tell you I am feel*  Ing pretty blue,"  "Well," said bis cbum, "before I  would feel that way I should coll tie  spite of tbe old (gentleman."  "Ob, no. X would rather feel blu*  tban to run tbo chance of feeling black,  and bluo."���������Chicago Kows.  limply Manipulated,  "Ho baa invented a skldless auto*  wheel."  "Tbat ought to bring blm a fortune."  "Yes."  "How dooa tbo thing work?'  "It's very simple. All you have to do*  to prevent tbo wheels from skidding la*  lo keep tbt auto In the garage when  tbt pavements aro wet"-Cltralanfl  Plain Dealer,  ���������IH,fMM^-|IM*JLM*MHMaa  Proct'mi of Elimination.  "What became of tho four act play  you ytova writing last summer?" they*  asked her at tbe high toa.  "I took It to a playwright." she re-  piled, "who kept It four months, then  gave It back to me, saying it was no>  earthly good aa n four act play, but  would make a very strong one act curtain raiser.   ���������  "I made a one act play of It and took.  It to a manager, I suppose be wllV  give It back to me In another four  mrnithn nrtd tell tno tn ont It nnt nltn-  ������eth������r."���������Now York Press.  . ... .     ��������� - .  Bffteta of Color.  Tbt study of color will be ono of tht*  sciences of tbe future. Exports say  that everr known shade has Its oftect  on hoalth and character, and tbo most  valuablo aro the primary hues���������red,,  blue and yollow.  Vlntarar on Meats,  Vtntgar la seldom used on moots,  and yet it might bo very wisoly, for  It baa tbt propertied of softening and  even dissolving tlio muscular fiber.  Tako, for Instance, meat tbat la very  tough. Lay It In a deep dlab, cover It  wltb diluted vinegar, allow It to stand  overnight and tht ntxt morning it  will bt found aa tender aa pcMlbl*. 1  i  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  The Crystal Palace Show  At the forty eighth Great National'  Bird'Show, held this year at the  Crystal Palace, in London, 2,200.'  birds transformed that place into a;  perfect hall of song. Twelve hundred  and fifty canaries were exhibited,  two-thirds of that number being orange colored. The president of the  show, by way of accounting for the:  majority of orange-colored canaries,  said:  "They are becoming more and more  popular. The method of turning a  canary's feathers orange is very  simple. .'With its. food is mixed a  small quantity of cayenne pepper,  .;jind in a few weeks or months the  '"feathers,,, change color. If pepper is  given to tlie bird when it is young  a more vivid color will be obtained.!  The beautiful orange tint of "the sing'  ing bird's plumage is sffected by un  natural diet."���������New York Tribune.  ���������Does fit  Doesn't  shrink  Rheumatism���������What's the Cause? ���������  Where's the Cure?���������Tho active irritating cause of this most painful of diseases is poisonous uric acid In the blood.  South American ,- Rheumatic Oure neutralizes the acid poison. Relieves in six.  hours and cures in one to three days.���������90  At school Wilhelm had great difficulty with* his arithmetic problems;  and his teacher tried in va"n to make  him understand. Finally, to brinj*  the matter home, he said:  "If I should go into your father's  shop and say I wanted two pounds  of meat, and he only had a pound  and a half, what would he do?"  The boy thought profoundly for a  ^moment and then said:  1 "He   would   make up   the   weight  with .his 'thumb!"���������Muskete.  Pen-  Angle  Underwear  .  has the soft  V* warm     feel  the skin enjoys;'  Doesn't    itchi  Made for   men, wo-  meh and   little, folks,  in   a   variety  of, styles,  fabrics     and     prices,  Weauthorize every dealerin Pen-Anglf  Underwear lo replace, at cur cod, acfl  gatment faulty ia material w makisf  BABY'S SMILE.  Baby's smile indicates that he is  well and happy. It is only the sick  child who is cross and restless. And  the mother can depend upon it that  -when her baby cries "he* is not crying  simply" to be ugly���������that is not his  nature���������he is crying because he is in  pain���������most probably ffis little stomach is out of order. The mother will  find Baby's Own Tablets a never failing cure for all the minor ailments  of little voiles. ;In the! homes where  the Tablets are used there are no  cross, crying babies ��������� nothing but  bright, happy and playful babies���������  the kind that are a joy to the home.  Mrs. Joseph Legree, Caraquet, N. B..  says:-"At the time I sent for Baby's  Own ^Tablets my-little one was weak  and failing. He would cry night and  day, 'and? F'did\ not 'seem able tpljet  "anythihg\tofhelp v liim. :,.TRter " giving  him the Tablets there was a great  change and he has since thrived finely." The Tablets are sold by druggists or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine .Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  Nest's Cartoons.  Among those people who attended  the sale of the Thomas Nast cartoons (  recently, was a man who had called j  on the cartoonist years    ago at his1  home in Morristown for the purpose (  bf seeing' and talking to the artist,  for whom he had a great admiration.  In the course of the pleasant interview visitor expressed a desire to buy  a rough sketch of a cartoon showing  Tioulanger receiving the result of the  French elections, in which the general had been defeated.   Nast said he  thought too much of it to part with  the sketch.   When lot No.    135 was  put up, it ,was recognized as the coveted cartoon,    and the    man  who  could not buy it a few years ago at  any price bid 2 and secured the picture.���������New York Tribune.  The Earnest Recruit.  A lieutenant was, examining a recruit as to his manoeuvres in case  of war. "What would you do if you  met an enemy on< the" field of battle?" asked the examiner. <  "Shoot him dead, sir."  "Right. And what if you met a  whple battalion of the enemy?"  "Shoots them dead, sir."  "Nonsense !" You couldn't do it.  You should fall back and pi ve warning. What would you do if you met  a cow belonging to the enemy ?"  Shoot it dead, sir."  '*Wrong."  "Fall back and give warning, sir."  "Wrong again. You should catch  hold of it by the horns and lead it  into camp.  What would you do if you met me '  on the field ?"  "Shoot you dead, sir."  "Rubbish! I'm not an enemy. I  wear the same uniform as you do."  "Fall back*anu give warning, sir."  "Wrong, stupid! I'm not a battalion of the enemy."  "Then, sir. I would take you by  the horns and lead you into camp."  ���������Lustige Blaetter.  A Refreshing Stimulant  II  That is   Perfectly   Harmless   Because it Is  Free   From Adulteration.  uALAliA  ii  GREEN TEA  A Perfect Luxury for Japan Tea Drinkers  Lead    Packets   Only,   40c, 60c, and    60c    Per    Lb.    At    All    Grocers.  "I'd Rather be Dead than suffer again  the tortures of insomnia, palpitation and  nervous twitching of my muscles induced by simple neglect of a little indigestion.'1. These are the forceful and  ���������warning words of a lady who proclaims  that her cure by South American Nervine when everything else had failed was  a modern miracle. A few doses gives  relief.���������92  In a recent action the plaintiff had  stated that his financial position was  always satisfactory, in cross-examination he was asked if he had"ever  been bankrupt. ,;���������' -  ��������� "No," was the answer.  The next question was, "Now, be  careful; did you ever stop payment?"  "Yes," was the reply.  "Ah I" exclaimed the counsel, "I  thought we should get at it at last.  When did that happen?"  "After I had paid all I owed," was  the answer.  If a cough;, makes your nights  sleepless and weary, it will worry  you a good deal, and with good  cause, To dispel the worry and give  yourself rest try Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syr im. It exerts a sooth  ing influence on the air passages and  allays the irritation that leads to inflammation. It will subdue the moat  stubborn cough or cold, and even  tually eradicate it from the system,  as a trial of it will prove to you.  ' A criminal whose day of execution  had arrived was asked Jay the jailer  if he had any last favor to request.  "I have, sir," said (tlie condemned  man. "and it is a very slight favor  indeed."  ., "Woll, if it is really a slight favor  I oan grant it.   What is it?"  "T want a few peaches to eat."  "PoaoheBl" oxoiaimed the jailor i  "why i thoy won't be ripe for sevoral  months yot."  "Well,1' said the condemned man,  "that doesn't matter���������I'll wait."  wnmiiu  Alcohol  not needed  Acer's Sarsaparilla Is not *  strong drink. As now made,  there Is not a drop ot alcohol  in it. It is a non-alcoholic tonic  and alterative. Ask your own  doctor about your taking this  medicine for thin, impure  blood. Follow his advice  every time.  He knows.  A  Wa poblUh our formula*  -    Wa banli* deal  ������__> ttawtoaratttflelntt  Wt ntfft jrou to  ttntuu your  nottsr  vers  In Attn* Yeara, V  Smith ���������When Green waa^ courting  that young widow a couple'of years  ago he declared he couldn't live without her. Jones���������And did be .'marry her?  Smith���������Yes. And now be ia trying k*  get a divorce on the grounds that it's  Impossible to live with her.���������Exchange.  DEAFNESS CANNOT BE CURED  by local applications, as they cannot  reach me aliased portion ot the ear.  There is oniy one way to cure deafness,  and that is by consul u uojiai remedies.  Deafness la caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the biustaofr  Ian Tube. When this tube is Inflamed  you have a rumbling sound -or imported  hearing, and when it is entirely closed,  Deafness ,' is the result, and unless tne  inflammation can be taken out and this  lube restored to its normal condition,  hearing will be destroyed forever; bine  oases out of ten are caused by Catarrh,  which is nothing but an inflamed condition of the muoous surfaces.  We will give One Hundred Dollars tor  any caw of Deafness (caused by catarrh)  that cannot be cured by Hall's Uatarrh  Oure.   Hend for circulars, free.  F. J. UHDJNKX 4 UO., Toledo. 0.  Hold by DruggistB, V&o.  Take Hall's .Family Fills for conatip*  Hon.  Spring Blood Troubles  BILEANS  CLEAR  THE   SKIN   OF  PIMPLES  Humors and impurities in the  biood force their .way to;tne surface  in the springtime and cause eruptions  and unsightly sores. Nature has provided a remedy in Bileans, which ara  pleasant to take, not unpleasant in  operation, and are purely vegetable  in composition. Women with skin  blotches and eruptions should prove  how speedily Bileans remove them.  One or two Bileans taken just before retiring for the night���������that is all!  Morning sickness, debility, indigestion, biliousness, heartburn, headache  constipation, pibs and female ailments all disappear before a short  course of Bileans. All druggists and  stores at 50 cents a box, or from Bil-  ean Co., Toronto, for price. G boxes  sent for $2.50. Send le. stamp for  free sample.  The Motor Craze.  ������������������Don't you sometimes envy tbeso  very wealthy peopla their enjoyments?"  "No," answered Miss Cayenne. **I  never cared for the smeil of gasoline."  ���������Washington Star.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Talleat Lighthouse.  The tallest lighthouse on British  coasts is* tbe'Skerryvore, off Argyllshire. It is 140 1'eot high. It contains  4.308 tons of masonrv and corJ������J90.2Q8.  It Eetains Old and Makes New  Friends.���������-Time was when Dr, Thomas' Eclectric Oil had ' but a'small  field of distribution,' but now its territory is widespread. Those who first  recognized its curative 'qualities still  value it as a specific, and while it  retains its old friends,it is-ever making new. It is certain that whoever  once uses it- will not bo without it.  The Action of Water Upon Boric*  Sediments, or stratified rocks, are Invariably those vwl^ have been laid*  down under water. *. They are always  recognizable as such because divided  Into those layers which the action et  the water alwaya produces.  ; Soon Be a Half baok,     *  Sweet Singer���������Thd star boarder bas  not paid a ceut in the last three  montbs,  Comedian -Boarder���������IFmt Ho ought  to join a football team* .���������������;���������������������������  Sweet Singor-A foptbal] team?  Comedian Boardor-Surel Isn't he a  quarterback?���������Chicago News.  Minard's Liniment Qurss Garget Id  Cows.  Tho Bony Ho Watt  Whon Blabdp Berry ot tho Methodist  Episcopal church was a young preach*  er be once gave a lecture in a rural  community, Wl&hlng to bo witty, be  announced to bis audience that ho was  a berry and called upon thom to state  what kind of berry, Nearly every berry known ln tho vicinity was guessed,  and tbo speaker refused to share tho  qualities of any of thoso named, At  last an old lady wbo was not sympa������  {liatle with tbo seeming levity of tbo  maurer, arose and examined in a  mnueuky voico; "1 know what Uud ot  a berry you aro. You are a gooseberry  and a very groon ono at that Go oo  with tbo locturo." And tho locturor did  QUlckly.-Chrlstian Work.  Ask your doctor, "Whit is the first great  rule of health?" Nine doctors out of  ten will quickly reply, " Keep the bowels  regular." Tben ssk blm another quei.  Hon, "What do you think of Ayer's  Nils for constlpitfon?"  ������   Midi byMath0,A*mOaHttveU,lca*w~  Animal Shells.  It is a curious fact that the shells of;  certain anlmn|s,,such as cephalopoda,  brachlpods  and  some  Ul valves,  are.  commonly   marked  by  retrogressive  changes as nge advances.    "The okj  wan returns to second childhood In  Blind and body," states a well kuowu  ���������dentist  at   Washington,   "nud  tbe  ibell of the cephalopod bas In old age,  however distinct and blgbly ornament-  si tbe adult, very dost resemblance ts  Its own roun*."  k When a Horse Gets Hurt  USE  Fellows'Leaning'!  Essence  Bnt don't wait until an animal Is  injured. OBT IT NOW^and you  bave tbe remedy that CURBS all  lameness in horses.  If your dealer does not bandit  it, send 60c. to  National Drug A Chemical Oo., Umfttd,  MONTRSAL IS  BROOKS'  Srooka' AprjlUnM.^New  ht-oiety, wonderful. No  obnoiloui ijftliigi or Mdj,  iutomttlo  Air Outhlone,  Inds and draws lh* broken  POR  oirtitoaotherai vou would  Ifcroktn I mS* So ao&oa,  So lympbol. Nollei, Paw  0.S. BR00KI, ������*)���������������������������������������������  The  Right Word  Editor���������I notice that you say that  tlie women at the ball tonight were  "elegantly gowned" Do you think  "elegantly  gowned."     Do you think  Reporter���������Well, you couldn't call  them dressed.���������Somerville Journal.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Seiber���������Speaking of costly menus,  what is,, the highest price you ever  had to pay for a partridge?  Wright���������Twenty-five dollars. I had  shot it out of season.  When all other corn preparations  fail, try Holloway's Corn Cure. No  pain whatever and no inconvenience  in using it.  m^mm*m*^m^m*^m^mm^t**mmmmm,*m*mm******mm.  Dobbins���������I don't know what's the  matter with my furnace; it doesn't  heat the house at all."  Seiber���������Does it draw all right?  Dobbins���������I should say it does. It  draws about nine-tenths of my salary  every week.���������Seattle Post-Intelligencer.  A Precaution  Watchman (discovering a burglar  in the act of opening a bank safe)���������  Hold on!   What are you doing there?  Burglar���������Don't make such a row,  old man. I want to see if my deposit  is all right. Nobody can trust his  bankers nowadays.���������Tit-Bits/  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured in 30 minutes hy  Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.  Elder McNabb���������I'm not denying  thatvthe Duke of Argyle is a great  man and a learned man, but what I  contend is this���������he's not a popular  man. He's not a man that has many  friends.  Andra Fergusson���������Weel. ye see,  the Duke is in a verra deeficult position���������his pride o' birth prevents  him associatin' with men o' his ain  intelleck, an' his pride o' intelleck  prevents him associatin' with men o'  his ain birth.���������Weekly Telegraph.  A rreahmsii,  A freshman wbo had entered one of  fce large universities and was not  aiucb accustomed to the ways either  Df institutions of learning or of cities  was returning late one evening from a  lecture. When near his lodgiugs ue was  halted by two masked men, who "held  him up" in true metropolitan style.  One of the men leveled the conventional revolver at the young man, while  the other relieved bim" of his watch,  pocketbook and other valuables. He  made"no~mention~"of"the"matter"to"auy;;"  body at the time, but a few days later  he reported it to the president of the  university.  , "It wasn't a great deal," he said,  "but it was more; than 1 like^to lose,  ind I think it's an outrage to*treat a  boy that way."  "Why didn't you tell me of this sooner?" asked the president. ''  "I supposed they would bring the  things back to me next mornlug," he  answered. "It was a couple of sophomores hazing me, wasn't It?"  SCORED ANOTHER   ~>  WONDERFUL VICTORY  .. . * ���������,���������     * .       ,..**:./,**.  One Mo?e Added to the Lon^ List of  Cures Effected S>y Psyehine.  Exercise Without Effort.  Miss Gayuett���������Do yon golf, Mr.  Slopechin? Mr. Slopechin���������Quito a  good deal, y'know. I bave me man go  round tho coram f xae twice a weet--  Eock_  ������������������  URE PROOF  MM1F  ttm*  EASTER  LILY row  EASTER  SUNDAY  Send IO Cents  . WIU tint) ttm 1 Utett  I UtyBalMTtibtNMil  Glrilolni, I Clunimof  Vint, lOxtUftlw 100 Alt-  f������rtMklndicm<Hb,Intit  IfOWB   If ti*,   l������������W-il������g.  Fimlii,r������HinlM,l'bl->i,  Aiurt, Itockh lwi>������  Fo*, Cowot, Sili������>%  NMtVfttasiitMomlniOlo-  rt������%V*ib������������M.rortw������i.  Tkb Sat taUtttle* at  ���������M*tM4*itkiferU������.ls.  IUt*ioi3������,luatp������. ,  WRITE   FOR PRlCLli  MCTALLIC ROOFING C?  LAME  t.  er Sore Muiclti duo to Colds,  Strains or Rhtumatlim  will hovt tbt InlUranntlpn thtrt tuntm iba  UmtMM qufoklr nmovMb*/ flritlithlos  witb hot wtttr, thtn rubbing oo brlikly  Johnsons >  A^Miniment  IU wondtrfu) wwtr to dtitror vtin tea  nuwlt It ttmoui unet 1110.  ������<i��������� tbrtt tlmtt h muoh ������0o. All dMltn.  I. S. JOHNBOK A 00., Bottoo, Uut.  ���������Thie young lady, who Mves in Browne*  ville, near Woodstock, Ont., tells her own'  story in a few effective words pf how oho  obtained deliverance from the terribls  grip of weakness and disease.    .  ���������Ih������Te.tO-thank.ftychln&fQEiny-pre������entJie������lttUi.  Two yean ago I was going Into adecline. Icouia  bnidly drag myself acrou tlia floor. I could not  tweep the carpet.  11 I wcut for ������  arlyt I had to lie  down when I  come back. If I  wont for a tall*  on two on my  wheel I wat too  veak to lift lt  through tbe gate-  wajy and la at  time I came in  from hating a  ��������� nln I dropped  unerlr helpleu  from fatigue. My  fmhfr would girt  me no peace until  I procured *ty-  chmt, knowlnfflt;  wm excellent for  doellne or weak-  nets. I mint ur  the reiultJ are  wonderful,- and  people remarked _.  mylmprOTeiitnt Instead of s Uttlo, palm, hollow  ehetktd, littl-m Helanoholy girl, I run Unity  full of life, roody for a ilnltB-rido, a akatlnf  match, or an tvtnl������*partr with anfont, and i  fewmonthiaeolowltf not ttrngglt to church,  M ro������U from mr ho������o. I havo novor had the  tlifhtoit cautt wftar any retura of tho^i*ooe.  BLLJL UVmUti WOOD,  m% BrowniTllle, Ont,  ^uousands of women are using P8Y������  CHINE, because they know from experience tbat in it they have a safe friend  and deliverer. Psyehine is a wonderful  tonic, purifying the blood, driving out  disease germs, gives a ravenous appetite,  aids digestion snd sasimllatlon of food,  and is a positive and absolute cure for  disease of throat, cheat, lungs, stomach  and other organs. It quickly builds up  tbe entire system, making sick people  well and weak people strong.  PSYCHINE  9 (PRONOUNCED SI-KIEN) f  for sale at all drugriiiti at 60a and 11.00  par bottle, or at Dr. T. A, Slocum, Limited!,  Laboratory, 179 King St. West, Toronto.  Pr, Root'o Kidney Pills are a sure and  Ewnanent cure for Rheumatiim, Bright's  tones, Pain In tbe Rack and all forms  of Kidney Trouble.  Mo per box, st all  i dealers.  'ijf'*ti(h"|-������������,  m  W\   N.   U.   No.   629  JlWIlHI  fttfliVii  ASV  TO PUT ON"  a staple Is It to b^lsT "etir  woman can decorate her own horns  with Alabsstlno. Write to-day for our  book "Homsi, Healthful and Bsautlful"  It oxplalns how AUbasliao Is the chuptst,  moot hoattniui ano moov luxurious wall-  covering,  Eondieneenltfors eow.ef "Homos, Healthful snd Beautiful," wiia  many dainty, new tint tor tho decoration of your homo.  Atsbaatinols sold by hardware and paint dealers everywhere���������  a 0 pound package for 60 cents,  AtV rour dealer for tint ������tr������. HEVEfl SOLD Of BOUt,  i"  WILLOW STRKKTn PARUIt ON"B THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  ������������������������>������gwj^.|,^^^^w^^-^|wjw|^^-������j^^*4^  ��������� a  **  **  STAR'  To Cure a Cold In One Day  Take Laxative Bromo Qjnniiie Tablets, js *%������  Sev������n MDion boxes sold in post 12 months. TMs Signature, *"��������� "*' ****YT\  in Two Days.  ca every  box. 35c.  \ Hayman & Maxwell. \\  Proprietors.  $TEAMSTERS, and  DRAYMEN  SINGLE   and   DOUBLE   RIGS*  5 For    HIRE.        ALL   ORDERS  J PROMPTLY ATTENDED  TO.  :: 3rd St. OumWand I  'V|l"t"l"l"t"l"l"i"t"t"l"i"l"i"i"l"l"t,fl,Hi,'t^  #  English 4 x BUKTON always ou tap also, the famous MILWAUKEE  BEERS-Anhenser, Bohemian, Scblitz, &o. "OLD GREY bKAUD"  SCOTCH WHISKY, Best Winea and Liquors of all kinds.  The Boarding and Lodging Department, under the immediate superintendence of Mas  Davis, will be found FirBt-olasa in every respeot.  BATES,  $1 oo per day upwards.  THE CUMBERLAND     NEWS  Issued Every Wednesday,  J.   A.  Bates,  Editor and  Proprietor.  m���������     , ,, ' ���������    ' i   ,      i i_-  Tho ooluums ul Thu Nkws- are open to all  who wiah to express therein views o matters of publio interest,  While we do not hold ourselves re nonei-  be ior the utterances of correspondents, we  aserve the right of declining to insert  ommuhicatioua unnecessarily personal.  WEDNESDAY^    MAY. 22," 1907.  "We are glad that "A Country  Trip" as published m last issuo  lins been appreciated in some  quarters. Now it is the intention  to say more about this beautiful  valley of Comox,'and we -will be  glad to have any information that  any of qui* readers think would be  of advantage to ns in doing so.  "OurTeadeTB~can-do-niuelHo--help  ns out in this matter, with mutual  benefit to every resident.  When the Enterprise and   the  News .were amalgamated it was decided that the policy of  the   new  paper would be���������not  a   political  policy but   a policy  that  would  make known to outsiders wh^t a  wonderful district this is, and'  in  order to do this we must have the  co-operation of all residents.    The  writer has been privileged to lire  in many parts of the province that  are called rich, fertile and prosper  oris but none of them are superior  to Comox valley.  DOMINION HOTEL.  Victoria,  B. C.  The Rates are Lower than other First-Class Hotels, with Acconu  modation Superior to Many.  ET ROOMS WITH OR WITHOUT BATH.  A mrica ii Plan  ^ $1.50 to $2.50  Per Day.  Europan Plan ������222^.50 to $1.50  Per Day.  Free Bos.  STEPHEN JONES  News  The Right "Price  FURNITURE STORE  As the result ot a recent judioious purchase a new lot of furniture  arrived this week.   We sell nt prices to suit all pockets.  REPAIRING A SPECIALTY,  J. H. COLLINS, Cumber and.  s. s. "Oity of Nanaimo.'  viotoisia���������coiioae     ztoTrvs  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling ������tt North Saanich  Cowichan Bay Maple Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  or passengers offer.  Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, -\ p.m., for  Union Bay and Comox.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m., for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Na-  ., iiaimo and way ports.  S'lils from Nanaimo Friday, ? p.m., for  Victoria, calling at Kuper and Thetis  Islands, Crofton, Maple Bay, Cowichan Bay and North S.iamch when  freight and passengers offer  North Saanich when tide and weather  conditions permit.  VANOOUVER - NANAIMO - LADY*  SMITH   ROUTE  S. 8.     "OOAN."  Sails 1 om   Vancouver  for   Nanaimo  daily, except Sundays, at 1.30 p.m.  Sails from   Nanaimo  for   Van ouver  daily, except Sundays, at 7 a.m.  TIME TABLE  EFFECTIVE  ""MOTaayrOmo^TlIfTlOOG""  bing  Office  is the  place  for  NORTH ROUND���������Read Down  In Use  The groat scarcity of labor in  British Columbia is felt no,, place  in the province more than it is in  tho rich'and" fertile valley of Corn-  Many of the farmers in this  ox.  A New  Daily  In Thousands of  ���������Homes*  ttj  Mfl  district have  to delay   improvements this year for luck   of hired  help.    From inquiry we find that  the wages paid by farmers of the  valley iB from $li.oo a day  up.  wards.   It has r!po been suggested  to ns by several land owners   that  there is a good oponing   for  mon  who won Id work out by the   day  and live in thoir own  homo*.'   If  wo are correctly informed, and we  think we are, thoro ifiWnploymont  and a good living fori largo num  ber of mon who would be  eontont  to reside in either of tlio villages of  Courtenay mid Comox  and hire  out with tho farmers.   Of course  thoso mon would need to   have  soino kiiuwludfcu ol farm life to ho  BiiiU'OftBfiil; bm,   thoro arc   many  in eastern   Canada and*   lifted*  States who would think $3tfop&4  Uav a *oi'y ������T.bnta������)Mi! wqgn    '  Time in not far distant when  day laborers in British Columbia  will be more plentiful than it is to.  day, and wa can nil hasten the  time, as it will mean greater pron-  pority to all of ua Write about  tho existing conditions to mmtt  friend or friend* whom yon believe  would be intereated.  ADVERTtSE W THE NKWS |  ^SLmmm*  mnty  Rosette Wof ers  I������ you can Imagine a zephyr mixed with  dew and a little powdered sugar, and fried  on a sunbeam���������you may get some idea of  bov.������Rr ^rcc.rt ������m ** p^ *>������������/,  twenty minutes at a cost o������ ten cenU������VB6t to any address for. , UULi  We'll sell you a full '���������������������������''_   J B __   _  ���������et of Rosette Irons, (ZCS^ WatSOU &McGregOT  neatly boxed, for...  OUf      Q.    .      ^    _.    '      ��������� a*  mmk    ���������     _   ,    ���������   Tl     bole Agents, Johnston Street  Illustrated Rosette Recipe Book trrn'vrxnr k    n n  ��������� FREE on request. iVlClOPwIA, B. 0.  ^"���������HUMMS* ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������(���������������������������������������������������������������.��������� MS  ���������HHiMHMIV  Iim III     ���������u,imm*mmmmmmmwm^mmmmmm  Passenger Trains  Dally  Stations. No. 1  Yictoria,  Kutwels,  Sbawnigan,  11  Cobble Hill,  Cowiohan,  Kokailah,  Duncan's,  Somenos,  VVestholme,  Chetnainua,  Ludynmith,  South Wellington,  Nanaimo,  Welliugton,  De. 9 00  9.04  10.17  10.22  10.40  10.48  10 53  11.00  11.07  11.18  U 32  11.57  12.18  12.3S  Ar12.53  Sunday  Wed.  Sat.  No. 3  De. 16 00  Hi 04  17.15  17.18  17 30  1741  17.47  17.58  18.10  18.22  18 35  18.55  10.19  19.80  Ar 19 45  SOUTH BOUND-Read Up  mm**  I O^AHITE and fttRHBUE  WOHKS  Granite and Marble Monuments, etc., '  at the lowest prices consistent with first  class stock and workmanship.    Write  for catalogue. v ,,,  fl. STEWART,  Yates Street, Viotoria, Be C.  1  Viotoria,  UuMgelg,  Sbawnigan,  ������i  Cobble Hill,  Cowichau,  Koittilah,  Duuoan'i,  Houinnoi,  Wtmtholme,  Cbetnainui,  Lmlytmith,  South Wellington,  Nanaimo,  Wellington,  No. 2  Ar. 12.00  12 02  10 61  10.48  10.40  10.15  10,011 ,  10 02  0.47  9.37  0.2S  De, 0.00  Ar, 8,50  8.28  8,15  De, 8,00  No, 4  10.55  10,51  18.35  18.30  Vi,'������i 1  18,08  1803  17.58  17.43  17.32  17.22  De. 10 58  Ar, KI48  10.27  10 15  De, IttOO  1  ,a������������������������iw������i  Riverside Hotel.  Thousand Mile and Commutation Ticket! on sale, good ovei rail and steuiuer  lines, ut two and one-half cents per mile.  Special I rains and steamers for Excur.  lions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged fnt on application to the  Dist, Puss, Agent Ht Victoria,  !   The, Companv reserve* the right to  change without previous notice, steamers  .sailing dates ana hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale (mm and to  all Stutifinu, good lor going journey Sat*  urdnyand  Sunday, returning not later  ���������bun Monday,  J, W, TROUP, Gen. Hap, U.V, cioait ber,  fl, L. COURTNEY, Diet Frl. ft Hit. Ag.  Cumberland  Hotel ���������  COR, DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND SECOND STREET,  CUMBERLAND B C.  Mrs. J. H. Pikkt, Proprietress.  When in Cumberland be sure  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel, t'irst-ClaB8 A ceo mod a������  ,,. tion for transient and perraan*  r" ent boarders.  Sample Rooms and Public Hall.  Run In Connection with Hotel  j Rates from 11.00 to HW per day  I  The Great Englm Remedy,  tone* nnd invigorate* the whole  ���������|BCT1S oSvolna%������YlrJ^  ', Attnial ani Bmjnwp  THE FINEST HUNTING AND FISHING GROUNDS  ON THE ISLAND.-t ���������  Livery Stable, Telegraph Oflice antl Rarher Shop Convenient  to Hotel.  Everything up to Dato.  DAVIS & FECHNER, mmm**.  Morroct^i Bros,  gREAD, Cakes and Pies deliver  ed daily to any pari oi City.  mumts , Groceries  Sold bf all drajnriiUjDr inaJloil In  ilpi ot ptfeo. Tftin mmraia*  isdlotns Oe,  Torenta^Oni,  m*m<*������(*)(������m(^^  OOP RR������T  cJLuooiNa   oFnaRs  Ibis paper AND A NEW Subwriptioo to  Regular prioe for both,  Onr Prioe  Dairy Witness,     $4,50 t3.no  World Wida,       3.00 llSS  Northern Messenger 1,90 t*7S  Our oalouUtlont are based ilrietly on ne  OMb Id advanoo, Sample* of thtit paDtr  nay be seen at our ofBoe.  vMrimAmaAwmmiywww  Cfiolce  Thoroughbred, Single.  1  comb, brown Leghorn eggs  for sale, $1.00 per sitting.  Apply Mra, Roe, Union Bay, THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  GILLETTS  GRADE  ABSMTELYPUBE.  SOLD IH PAGKA3ES ANB CAHS.  Same Prtce as the cheap  adulterated kinds.  E.W.GILLETT HSffB  TOHOWTO.OMT.  NOTICE.  Ridiug on locomotives and   railway cars of   the   Union   Colliery  Company by any   person   or   persons���������except rain crew���������is atrictly  prohibited.    Employees   are suh-  iec to dismissal for alio*' jg same  By order  Francis D  Lmtie  M imager.  When in Cumberland  STAY AT THE   VENDOMEm  gS    Au. Oonvknibmcm tor Guests  rHK Bab is Supplieu with  Best Liquors and Cigars  JAPAMfiU  MICE  j at a Low Pricf,  ;  ; Wholenalo and Retail.  Sweet and Clean ���������\\i\ ity  60 lbs.........;���������'..,,   $2.65  IL. AB1  Ho. 0 Japtovm,. ...CiunherliMid B.  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST-CLASS  CAN BY, FRUITO.  CIGARS & TOBACCOS.  Scientific  WHjfflHfljMe-  Ymftbt r at* WubiSSm! 1  Lin KEE..  Tailor  Ladies'  Tailor-Made  Costumes,   Men's and  Boys'   Suits,   etc.   etc.  Prices Reasonable.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C,  FOR SALE���������A farm of 160  acres, also house and barn, situated near Coinox valley Beautiful location, convenient to the  salt water. For particulars ap*  plyat this office  SEEDS.  TREES, PLaMTS,  FOR THE  FARM, GARDEN, LAWK  or CONSERVATORY  NO aetdlens plume, NO pitless-  ap  pies, NO c"hleas corn���������just old  reliable varieties al reasonable  prices        .>  Fertilizers See Supplies  S..ray Pumps  Spraying Materials Cut Flowers  Etc.,    Etc.  Oldest established nursery on tlit-  Mainland of B.C. Catalog Fm>  M.J.HENRY  Greenhouses aiid p. O. Address- 3010 WeMtminRter Road.  BRAK-JHSOHSBHJES���������Suuth Vancouver  P.S.���������If your local merchants an n"<  h.mdle my sseds, send dinxt. We prepay 50 packets assorted varieties of  GARDEN SEEDS in ordinary gu paper*  (tested slock) to your nearest post "fiice  for $1���������20 packetsfor 5<)c��������� trial collection  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOl  I Livery I  S      -ajstd      8  Teaming  ���������0      I am  prepared   to  ������     furnish Stylish Rigs     ������  C      and do Teaming at     C  q     reasonable rates, ������  gD. KILPATRlCK      ?  O Cumberland ~  OOO ooooooooooooooo  BYRON CRiffFOiii)  COURTENAY, B.C.,  BREEDER of H .istiin battle, Ciller White I'tgs,,   Barred Plymoi.t  Racks. St.  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMERS PRICES.  His Shaky Best.  A small Canadian ventured into tbn  room while hia eldest sister -was entertaining a masculine taller.  "Mr. Harris," the youth finally interrupted, "I wl6h you would take me  with you Borne day."  "Take you with me!" echoed the culler. "Where do you want to go, Bobble r  "I heard Mr. Grant, next door, say  you were on the water wagon and bn  guessed you'd soon fall off. I'd love to  help jou drive."���������Cumuli an Courier.  Eloquent Silonco.  There nre silences of all sorts, aa  there la speech of ull sorts. There ore  silences that set one's teeth on edge-  It Is alwaya a relief to break tbem���������  and there ave silences that arc gentler, kinder, sweeter, moro loving, more  eloquent than uuy words and which it  It always a wrench to Interrupt.���������Marion Crawford.  Not to Bo Fooled.  "He wauted me to order a basket of  champagne," declared Indignant Ur.  Nnritch.  "Weil?"  "I may lie Ignorant, but I know that  cbampugue conies In bottles."���������Washington nerald.  T*  /  The drink of strong men and healthy women   UnionBrewery^eer  Is The Best  Bottle^ or in   Barrels.  The UNION BREWING Co.,       Nanaimo B.C.  Tha Bride's Way.  Friend���������Is tin* bride you're working  (or getting to be n good housekeeper?  Cook���������No; ohe hiisn't learned to keep  out of tbe kitchen yet���������Detroit Free  Tho Secro*; of  Human Society*  It Is ouly because ench mnn is so  different from his fellows that we art  able to endure one anotber'3 company,  ���������Flori da: Tl in es-U 11 loo.  Tha Judgo Sinned Too.  Wirt Gerrare, In his volume on  "Greater Russia." snys thnt Iu the  czar's country one may not enll nn-  other a fooL There la a Scriptural injunction against that, end It Is consequently a legal offense too. Not long  ago a "vlnt". player called his partner  a fool for needlessly trumping their  trick. Tbe offended man brought bla  accuser before the court The culprit  pleaded provocation and, knowing that  tbe Judge was a passionate follower of  the national game, explained tbe matter ln detail Tbe Judge became Interested nnd got excited as the particulars  of the play were given. "I took the  trick with my queen, and, instead ol  throwing away, tny partner played the  king!'* shouted the accuser. "The Pool!**  said tho Judge. Then ba hastily dismissed the case.  When in Courtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Every convenience fur guests.  Xbe Centtal Hotel for Sportsmen  None but the Best of Wines and  Liquors  at the Bar.  RATES REASONABLE  1 Tho Berry Ho Was.  I When Bishop Berry of the Methodist  ��������� Iscopnl church was a young preuch-  he once gave a lecture ia a rural  coinmuulty. Wishing to be witty, he  announced to bis audience tbnt he waa  a berry and called upon them to Btate  what kind of berry. Nearly every berry known In the vicinity was guessed.  n:d tho speaker refused to share the  iuulities of auy of those named. At  hist nu old lady wbo was aot eytnpa-  ttiotie with the seeming levity of the  lecturer, arose aud esclaimed in a  mjuuftlsy voice: "1 know what kind ol  ii bvrry you are. Tou are a gooseberry  v.ud it very grata one ut thnt.   Go  John Johnston,    Prop.  CANADA'S   GREATEST  NURSERIES  WANT  A LOCAL SALESMAN  FOR  CUMBERLAND  to Bull High CIhbb Nnveoi'y Btouk  in FniitH ami Onmmtmtala Largest- list of now specialties ever otT-  erud- Start now at hoRt Boiling  auason. JLacwiieetl hy B.O, Gov-  eminent to sell in the Province of  British Colunihia. Big induce-  mentB, Liberal Pay( Handsome  Free Outfit, Territory IloBorvetl,  write for terms und Catalogue, and  uend S5e for our aluminum poehut  microaoopo [Magnifies 4J times]  and 80c for onr handy saw, ]iwt  the thing for trimming trees [cute  iron as well na wood.*!  Stone & Wellington,  Fonthill Nurseries,  [Over 800 ������orea]  TORONTO     - -    ONTARIO  OPPORTUNITY   K:nqotg^Q*Ti__eyer^j^E^^door once   _  On some men's it hammers till it breaks down the door and then  it gets in and wakens him up and afterwards* works for him as a  night watchman. On other men's doors it knocks and runs away,  and 011 the doors of some men it knoeits and when they come out it  hits them over the head with an axe. Every man lias an opportunity.    Yours may soon be here.  Just now is the opportunity to invest iu real estate in the town of  Cumberland and in Comox valley, before the boom comes. Now is  the opportunity to sell at a good figure, yonr surplus land. Bear  in mind that a'bunch of CASH in hand is better than a bunch of  surplus land.  ���������OLLEGSATE  ' POR   BOYS  scnooi  k/*<Z ������������������  Belcher Street  Victoria B. C.  KI.OBD   BISIlOl'   OF   COLUMBIA.  '  J.W.LAreG. ESQ ,   M. A..   OXFORD.  Assisted by throe Graduates ������f the Recognized UnwewitiM of li������*at Britain aud l*n-  Mini* rare terms  ir blunders.  Property cnuaats of five aeron with sp*wi- ;  -.upsttiaol buildimw,   extensive   rwremtin- j  pounds, aymuiuriuta.      Cadet oorpa oraaon j  APPLY TO BEAD MASTER. ,  O. H TARBELL  SPORT  ���������*"��������� Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  ROD and GUN  It you like to read ol the experience* ol  enilirt, shooters and campers or yachtlne  or It you ire Interested io country life, ask  your nersdealer tor Forest and Stream.  or write Tor free specimen taw. or esnd  ���������wenty-llvc esnw (or lour yeek* trial trlfc  Forest and Strwn li a >nrp lUnsmttd  weekly iouraal, vblch contains lb* followlai  y.���������Cliristlan Work.  ���������> lectur  r.lid  HIGH GRADESTOVES  f AndaUKIrCHEN UTENSILS  Sportsmens Goods  and ?  General Hardware |  departments:  GimeDutatutCotw       fiataral Kttotj.  S������.ndRi*ern������Mnt  Yaehlin*.  Ths Sport* man Tonriat. Canoeing  Rifle and Trap. Kanntl.  Wa send tree our cstslopie it iho beat booh*  on outdoor lite sud recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM PUB. CO.  346 Broadway, New York City.  Cook's Cotton Root Compoanft  The groafc Uteri��������� Tonlo, soft  I only snio effectual Monthly  iBegolaliOron whicli women aui  depend. Sold in Urns dearae*  ot strength-No. 1, St: ������������. i  10 fiegreua stronger, $3; Np.$  * iccial cases, SS per DOfc  b? oil drugglsta. or atae  ~ia on leoelnt ot vtitm.  parnphle^ Ad^esst  vm  BOWtBEmillMlP(L,To*0������froiailt. Iformerli/iVi  King ol Scotch Whiskies.  The HUDSONS* BAY CO  Sole Agents fo<* S C THE  NEWS,  CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA  Your Doctor*  Can cure your Cough or Cold,  * ao question about that, but���������  why go to., fill the trouble and  inconvenience of looking him up,  ^and then of having hisprescription  filled, when you can step into any  drug store in Canada and obtain  -a bottle of SHILOH'S CURE  for a quarter.  Why pay two to five dollars  "When a twenty-five cent*  fcottle of SHILOH will cure you  ������s quickly?  Why not do as hundreds of  thousands of Canadians have  done for the past thirty-four  years: let SHILOH be your doctor whenever a Cough or Cold  appears.  SHILOH will cure you, and all  -druggists back up this statement  with a positive guarantee.  The next time you have a  Cough or Cold cure It with  SHILOH  The  Easter Designrr  April was chosen for the Easter  number of the Easter Designer because costumes appropriate for Easter are more suitable for April than  ior March. And the designs of the  new spring dresses are very attractive. The grace and practicability of  The Designer models are winning  many new friends among, well-  dressed women because of the ease  of makino* and correctness in tlie fit.  The fiction iu the April number is  01 more than ordinary interest. The  continued story begun in the March  number, "Economy Farm/' by Miles  Bradford, author of "Carlotta and  I," lias the second instalment in the  April number. There is also an in-  iteresting- article on "My Three Eas-  ters in the Par East," by Alexander  Hume Ford, a man who has covered  the world in travel and has had  many interesting experiences. An  Easter play for little folks will prove  to be another possibility for home  entertainment. And besides those  there are many more articles of use  and interest among the. regular departments of The Designer which  Designer readers know and look for  from month to month.  Obeyed Orders.  "Why do you hate him so?"  "He and I were lovers once, and  -���������we quarreled."  "Was that all ?"  "No. He came to me, and we both  ���������acknowledged that we were partly  wrong. Then we agreed to forgive  ���������and forget."  "Yes ?"  "He has forgotten."���������Chicago Re-  *������crd-Herald.  A SPRING NEED  MOTHER'S {GRATITUDE TO ZAM-BUK  'Weak,  Tired  and   .Depressed  People  Need a Tonic to Put the  Blood Right.  Spring blood is bad blood.   Indoor  life during the winter months is responsible for weak, watery,    impure  'Mood.   You need a tonic to build up  fthe blood in spring just as much as  ���������-the trees heed new sap to give them  vitality for    the summer.      In    the  spring, bad   blood   shows    itself   in  ."anany ways.   In some it breeds pim-  Irples and eruptions.   In others it may  4he through    occasional headaches, a  'friable appetite, perhaps twinges of  ; neuralgia or, rheumatism, or a lazy  -Reeling���������in-the-moi'ning-and���������a-desire-  *tta avoid exertion.   For these spring  bailments it is a tonic you need, and  '  *fche   greatest   blood-making,   healths-jiving tonic in 'aU the world   is Dr.  Williams'    Pink    Pills. * Every   dose  8������elps to make new, rich, red, health-  giving,, blood,   which   reaches  every  nerve and every organ in the   body,  ���������bringing health, strength and energy  tto- weak, despondent, ailing men and  women.      Hore  is proof.    Mrs. Geo.  Merritt, Sanely   Cove, N.S., says:   "I  was weak, feeling miserable and terribly run down.   The doctor whom I  consulted said the trobule was anaemia, buc he did not help me. A friend  ���������omdvised me   to take Dr.    Williams'  "Fink Pills and it is simply impossi-  " <"ble Hot me to over-estimate the good  ���������?< they have done me.    I shall always  ' jrecommend them to ailing friends."  .But if you want new   health   you  ' Ttrms't get the genuine Dr, Williams'  Pink Pills for Pale People, manufac-  " tured in Canada at Brockville, Ont,  '.Other so-called pink pills are fraudu.  ' stent imitations. The genuine Dr, Wil-  V-.'li������tnsJ'-Pink Pills are sold by all re-  vpirtitble* medicine dealers or sent by  vmail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  *ior $2.50 by writing Tlie Dr. Williams  Medicine Co,, Brockville, Ont,  S  '"I wisht,"    said   Hungry   Hank,  wistfully, "dat I wuz, one of dese hero  Fillipeener toilers dat likes dog   fer  ���������'���������dinner."  "Wot*   for?"    inquired     Fatiguod  Philip,  '"Job" thins o' bavin' a good dinner  sicked outer yor every   dny���������coniin'  right ovor do fence at yor!"-���������Clove-  Juud Louder.  , 'To Those of Bodenlnry Oooupntion.  ������������������Men'who follow sedentary occupations, which deprive them    of fresh  .-ur and oxerfiHo, am more prone to  ^disorders   of tho liver   and kidneys  "*hatt those who load active, outdoor  ' lives, Thn former will find in Parmo-  ' Ice's   Vegetable   Pills a    restorative  without     question     tlio   most    of-  ilnncious on   tlio market,   Thoy are  ��������� ��������� onsily  procurable, easily taken,   act  Qxpedmomdy, nnd they are   surprisingly cheap considering thoir excel-  ��������� Jonco.  IT  CURED   HER   BOY    OF   PAINFUL SORES.  Nothing is more unpleasant to the  eye and more painful to the sufferer  than boils and ulcers. At this period  of the year many adults suffer acutely from these painful outbreaks.  When boils, ulcers, etc. occur on  children it is pitiful to see the little  ones suffer.  Mrs. E. Holmes, of 30 Guise St.,  .Hamilton, is grateful for what Zam-  Buk did for her little boy when in  this pitiful plight. She says: "He  suffered from Spring eruptions and  then boils broke out on his neck. I  tried blood purifying remedies, but  nothing seemed to do him the desired good. The boils got worse and  I could not send him to school. We  tried a sample of Zam-Buk and it did  him a little good, so I bought a 50  aent box. The result was really  amazing. Inside a week's time the  boils had begun to dry up; atid ju  a very short time indeed every one  of them was healed."  ���������Zam-Buk���������is-ai-sure-cure���������-also���������for-  eczema, scalp sores, ringworm, poisoned wounds, chronic ulcers, chapped hands, cuts, cold sores, cracks,  festering sores, eruptions and pustules  due to blood poison, etc. It stops  bleeding and cures piles, fistula, etc.  Is antiseptic; an excellent "first aid."  Every home and farmstead should  have its box of Zam-Buk. All druggists and stores at 50e a box, or  from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for  pi-ice. 6 boxes for $2.50. Send lc  stamp for trial box  A New Danger  A Philadelphia physician warns the  public against sitting with one leg  crossed over the other,  "This apparently harmless habit,"  he says, "is likely to cause sciatica,  lameness, chronic numbness, ascending paralysis, cramps, varicose veins  and their evils, including appendicitis. The reason is simple. The  back o������ the knee, as well as the front  of the elbow and wrist, the groin and  tlie armpit, contains nerves and  blood vessels which are less protected  thon those in other parts of the  body. The space behind the knee  contains two large nerves, a large  artery and ���������numerous veins and  glands, It is the pressure on these  nerves and vessels which is apt to  give rise to the various troubles  against which I give warning."  Tested by Time,���������In his justly-celebrated Pills Dr, Parmelee has given  to.the world one of the most unique  modicines offored to the public in  Into years. Prepared to meet the  want for n pill whioh could bo taken  without nausea, and that would purge  without pain, it has mot all requirements in that direction, nnd it is in  gonoral uso not only beenuso of these  two qualities, but because it is known  to possess alterative nnd curative  powers which placo It iu tho front  rank of medicines.  Curiosities of Coffee.  Coffee, as experts are aware, has a  very extraordinary property. It ls one  of the most absorbent matters In existence. Coffee beans placed in a damp  room nwell and absorb moisture till  they e-jrly double their weight Here  Is the chance of the dishonest grocer."  Not coutent with the amount of profit  made upon coffee, he places palls of  water !n a room with piles of uncovered coffee beans, and by swelling the  coffee adds something llko 50 per cent,  to'his profits. The flavor ft ruined, but  that does not matter to him. So absorbent Is coffee, not only of moisture,  but of gases and flavors, I hat shippers  of Brazilian coffee always stipulate  that the sacks of fresh Rio beans shall  never be carried on a steamer which  has raw hides as any part of her cargo.  These will taint the coffee more surely  than anything else and render it unfit  for use. The usehl side of this quality  of coffee ls that In a sickroom a handful or two of fresh roasted and ground  beans acts as an excellent purifier and  deodorizer. ...--��������� ,  ,    .ffHi'^'.f  At the Military Camp      %"*w  Pat���������"Who goes there?"  "Officer of the day."  Pat���������"thin phwat the dlvll are yoo  doing out here at nlarht?"--lAlly Slo-pon  Artificial Flowers.  There are 430 manufactories of artificial flowers, leaves, plants and fruits  ln the district of Dresden. Tbe largest manufactories employ from 250  to ljOOO persons, and the total number  of persons engaged In the trade Is estimated at 10,000, the larger proportion  being women and girls.  lm,.--*.*"  Marion Bridge, C.B., May 30, '02.  I have handled MINARD'S LINIMENT during the past year. It is  always the first Liniment asked for  here, ' and unquestionably the best  seller of all the different kinds of  Liniment I handle.  NEtL FERGUSON.  The Saerednes* of Prayer Rasa.  Verses from the Koran and other  passages considered sacred, are gener-  ally���������-stamped~oh^be-fabrfes~used-as  prayer rugs by the Mohammedans, and  It Is criminal in oriental law to export such pieces. This is doubtless  because use by the occidentals means  the treading of the sacred words under Infldel feet.  HAD A NASTY  BRONCHIAL COUGH  As an After Effect of Pneumonia���������Nothing  Proved Effective Until We Used  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine  Many a mother can say, as does  Mrs. Harker in the following letter,  that Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed  and Turpentine has proved a "riend  to her in time of colds'with the little  ones. .  Mrs. Walter Harker, Sydenham,  Frontenac country, Ont., writes:  "Dr, Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine has proven a friend *o  me in times of colds with my little  ones. I have tried many others, but  have found none just as good. My  little boy, about a year old, had  pneumonia, and was left with a nasty  bronchial cough,, but Dr. Chase's  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine is  helping him wonderfully, and L am  sure it will cure him.  "We have also used Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills with splendid results, and have great faith in all c!  Dr. Chase's medicries."  It may not have** occurred to you  that both bronchitis and asthma are  diseases of the nerves of the bronchial tubes and lungs, and that this is  why severe attacks of coughing   are  brought on whenever these nerves are  irritated by changing temperature,  the breathing of dust or emotional  excitement.  It is by its remarkable facility for  soothing the nerves and sheathing the  delicate coating that . Dr. Chase's  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine has  proven so thoroughly effective as a  a cure for bronchitis and asthma. Its  power in these diseases is unquestionable.  Relief from coughing comes almost  immediately and by persistent use  cure is gradually and certainly  brought about.  When the system is greatly run  down it is advisable also to use Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food in order to assist in restoring vigor to the wasted  nerves.  Dr. Chase's^ Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine, 25 cents a bottle, family  size 60 cents, at all dealers, or Ea-  manson, Bates & Co., Toronto. The  portrait and signature of Dr. A. W.  Chase, the famous receipt book author, are on every box.  He���������So they got married and went  off in their new motor car.  She���������And where did they spend  Ijiheir honeymoon?  He���������In the hospital.���������Tatler.  Kidney Search Lights. ��������� Have you  backache? Do you feel drowsy? Do your  limbs feel heavy ?Have you pains in the  loins? Have you dizziness? Have you a  tired dragging feeling in the regions of  the kidneys? Any and all o"f these indicate kidney troubles. South American  Kidney Cure is a liquid kidney specific  and works wonderful cures in most complicated cases.���������94  ��������� After alljv, the farm will always be  the fountain source of wealth.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds. Etc.  Merchant (to applicant who has  called in response to an advertisement for a ^.business partner)���������Now,  -let���������us-zet���������tb-business-at-onee;���������To  begin with, what I want to assist me  in this enterprise is a man of brains.  Applicant (with alarming frankness)���������Oh, you needn't have told me  +1,it; I could see it for myself.���������Tit-  Bits.  "Oh! I'm so glad you called, Mr.  Guseher," said Miss Kitnisch. "I've  just baked a. cake for Tommy's birthday.   Won't you have a piece of it?"  "Er���������really," replied Mr. Guseher,  "I'm afraid Tommy might object."  "Naw!", grunted the younger brother. "You ain't no friend of mine.  "I don't care w'at happens to yer."���������  Philadelphia Press.  These two desirable qualifications,  pleasant to the taste and at the same  time effectual, are to be "found in  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.  Children like it.  In a hotel near the" top of the Rigi  the following card is posted:  "Misters and venerable voyagers  are advertised tnat when the sun  him-rise-a-horn-will-be-blowed^   That announcement sufficiently  prepares the visitor for the following  entry in the wine list:       ,  "In this hotel sthe wines leave the  traveller nothing to hope for."���������  Temperance  Caterer.  Salt For Cattle.  The only way in which salt should  be given, to cattle Is In lumps, big  enough for them to lick handijy, with  gojlanjjerjrf Jhelr nwallowlng tbem.  Sudden .Deaths ,on .the .Increase.���������  People apparently well and happy today, to-morrow are stricken down, and  in niety-nine cases out of every hundred  the heart is the cause. The king of  heart remedies, Dr. Agnew's Cure for the  Heart, is within the reach of all. It relieves in 30 minutes, and cures most  chronic casoB.���������91  The Comodle FrancuUe.  It Is said that tbe Comedle Francalse  to the only theater ln the world thai  pensions Its actors and actresses, Aft*  er twenty years' service at this fa*  mous institution tbo faithful playeri  are entitled to $1,000 a year���������a provision exceedingly wise and undoubtedly  equitable, ^ ������������������'  Armenian Women,  Armenian women envelop themselves  ln great sheets of cotton cloth when  tbey go abroad, The sheets are to vol)  them. ���������  THE  lETAUIC  ROOFING  "My son," snid tlic millionaire, "is  a prolific inventor."  "Imbiod!" rojoinod tlio ono man  audience."   "Whnt has liapponod?"  "About 3,000 reasons why I should  give him money," replied tho futhor,  BBS!  DODDS V  "KIDNEYS  //  PILLS  !M\  NXS*-  Miu*lliiti*(Miuh'*i Kurt lino,  Marlborouuli was, according to his  coiUomjionirlcs, tlio handsomest mau  of his day In Kui-opu as woll ns the  most fort una to general who over com-  uiandt'd nu army, Cruii������y says of hlm,  "lie never fought a liattlo which lie  did not win and novar besieged a city  which he did not take."  WtMldliiK  HlUtf*.  Wedding rings' wore llrst used by  Uirlntiuns about the year 800, but the  uucieut LMyiiiiuin aud Uoumns used  thein. Tha fashion of tho plain gold  wedding ring Is Sasou,  Jap Odditis* In Eat I it v.  The Japauose preserve ibolr potatoes  in sugar, plcklo their plums nnd salt  cherry blossoms to Infuso as ton. They  cat candy and othor sweets at tho same  time with thoir soups, flsh and vegeta-  bios. Tho moro noiso they mako la the  chewing of food the greater Is tbo compliment to tbe host.  Iadla'a Pearl Flaberlts,  India's pearl fisheries Imve been famous from tbo remotest timo. In tho  Persian gulf tbe Industry bas existed  from the days of tht Mac^loqlant,.  Company  LmiTtr:  Eastlake  Steel Shingles  Toronto  FOR THE  Thwe'i Trnest Economy  n^an. in choosing z^s  "EASTLAKE"  METALLIC  SHINGLES  They last indefinitely.  Are fire, lightning, rust and  leak-proof.  Fit together perfectly by means  of their' special patented side  lock, can't possibly work apart  And are more quickly tnd  easily laid than any other shingle  on the market  Galvanized "Eaitlfikei"  are heavily coated on BOTH sides  with all tho galvanizing material  that will adhere to them.  Painted "Eastlakes" art  thoroughly covered on both sides  with reliable paint  MEastlakes"have been tested  by years of service In til climates,  everywhere giving thorough, lasting satisfaction,  Write tnd let us give you fur*  ther Information.  A Surprise In Biscuits  Every box of Mooney's Perfection  Crt-im Snrlm yon open���������you will  find a new delight In these dainty  biscuits.   ,.  When you want to surprise yourself  give your appetite a treat with  Mooney's    ������  I Perfection Cream Sodas  W.   N.   U.   No.   628  IN COLO WEATHER  START YOUR   MORNING   MEAL WITH  SHREDDED  WHEAT  ���������/mm mrw-mm*  mrm  BISCUIT for Breakfast and Trlseult for Luncheon ensures health nnd comfort.  All Ortcsrs���������I3e t carton, or 2 for Me.  Instead of mushy, un*  cooked Porridge try  Shredded Whole Wheat  Biscuit, served steaming  hot, More easily digest*  ed. Gives greater nourishment. Less trouble to  prepare  V Ir*  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND. BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  AVOIDING   ILLS  FOLLOW A SITTING  EASILY MADE, BUT PRETTY TB  well set, your body perfectly poised,  the,,'movement of your legs a clean  swing from the hips without the ridic-  lous swaying of the hips at every  step that one sees so much in city  streets.  Try in the intervals between your  work to make them real breathing  spells by straightening up���������standing  at the window, if possible, er. at least,  sitting erect in your chair, your shoulders well back and your head up.  Then take two or three deep breaths,  counting mentally twenty���������or, if you  can, thirty-slowly during the operation;  and, if you can .do It unobtrusively,  bring your clenched fists slowly up lo  your shoulders, straining both the muscles which accomplish it and those  which resist it as much as possible. Do  this two or three times and you will  find you take up your work again with  renewed vigor.  If you are near a window look up  every now and then and rest your eyes  by looking at a far point.  For enlarged hips tollow the exercises  printed every now and then in the let  ter columns.  If one shoulder begins to be higher  than the other, try this exercise night  and morning; but don't do it more than  W*hen /he 'Pen er*mpa Your JfanG  S'  O many girls who are cm ploy fid  during tho dny Hi id then* muii  Browing wallow nml subject to  plmplos, nnd their shoulders contracting no that a depression of tlio  chest bocomes noticeable, whllo, from  constant sitting at work, the hips  broaden and one shoulder becomes  hlKhor than tho other.  None of these Ills Is brought about  lh a short whllo, and tho girl who  notices the flrst signs of any or all of  them would do well, to follow a few  simple rules which take loan time  than thought for their performance,  and which, llko tho proverbial ounce  of protection, aro far botter than th*  pound of cure,  If tho position Is ono In which you  Hit nil day long at a desk, walk, If  poHBlble, to and from���������at least to���������the  ofTloo oaoh day. If you live too fur  nwny from your work to walk tho  whole distance, ride part of tho way,  but wnlk as far as you can without  exhausting yourself, storting with a few  squares at Umt, and Increasing gradually until you get In at least a mile a day.  Walking to tho office Is preforabio  to walking homo from It. because  after a day7e work you ore likely to be  too tlrod to get the full benefit of  tho walk, which should bo taken at a  rathor stiff pace, the pace net one  that you nan koop up easily nil the  way,  walking  with  your  shoulders  THEY'RE the hardest things to get  hold of, and the daintiest���������those  little white ties vyith embroidered  ends that set off a stiff collar so  well. They're expensive little things,  too, for nearly all of them come from  Paris, done in her best style.  But when they are so easy to make  there's no reason why the girl who can  handle a needle shouldn't have a goodly  supply at no cost, unless she counts  time and effort.  As to material,  of pique ��������� probably you've  plenty of strips  left from shirt  waists���������or those  queer stuffs that  look like the  tiniest of honeycombing. A skein  of soft embroidery cotton is  enough to make  several.  Trace the pattern on at each  end of your  strip, measuring  to be sure you've  the exact length,  but without cutting the tie out.  It will be easier  to embroider in  the piece, and  probably would  stretch out of  shape during the  work, if cut out.  a  bit  of   linen  or  Stitch the design around on '.he ma~  chine, just inside the outlines, so that,  after it has been embroidered and laundered, the edges won't have that distressing trick of fraying out.  Buttonhole the edges, ��������� setting; the  stitches as close as possible, and buttonhole around each eyelet Pad between  eyelets and edge and embroider heavily  an "over and over" stitch. The stem  and eyelets are done in solid embroidery.  When each end  is embroidered,  cut  'An tfnobfrusive]  TS'SFefcfi s/- an  Open Win dow  once each time until you aro well hardened to It, and even then not more than  threo times:  Stand with both feet firmly set upon  tho floor ond your nrma hanging limply  at your sides, and take a deep full  breath. Then bring your shoulders forward as far as possible, raising them  gradually, then as gradually pressing  them back, then down, until they have  described a circular'motion.  Try this exercise standing nonr' a  chair or the bod, as ll mny make you  dizzy enough to want (o sit down quickly to navo yourself a full,  Besides correcting the tendency toward  conked shoulders, this exercise l& ono  of the best known for uovoloplng a well-  shaped nook and Iho upper part nf tho  aims, ond for correcting the depression  of the chest.  if yuur hand cramps eascily, have pencils und ponholdors of varying sizes and  lengths on your desk; the relief to tho  tlrod muscles of snipping Homethlinj  larger or smaller than you havo been  using Is marvelous.  A simple exercise when tho cramp por-  Hints in returning to your hand, spreading even up Into your arm, consists In  clenching your finger* hard and then  opening out hnnd and flngora-in a single  suddon movement,  Above all, bo careful of your diet, especially now that summer's heat nvtkes  the work of the digestive organs birder. Drink plenty of wator, and If It  agrees with you, out plenty of fr-n, and  all the lettuce and other venctnhles ynu  wont, touching ment and <ir"������erts and  sweets of every sort sparingly.  In particular, out light, nourishing  luncheons-It's hard to worl" well, and  bnd for you nt that, nftor a heavy moil,  But,  above  all,   get  some  exorcise���������  that is tho main thlng-ln wha'ovcr **n**m  that Is ploasnntest or most convene"  for you, only get it In regularly,  ���������MP**'  The Use of Ribbons in Fancy-Work  RIBBONS are becoming quite important materials In tho fancy-  work world} evory kind and for  ovi'i'y sort of uso, from the nar-  M)t\  nliuu'-u   itbWia   uaiU   U)   vluiilOttlit  wlth   to   those   exquisite wnrp.prlntcd  ones, wide enough to make up Into tho  {irettlest of bags, for fancy work, or for  hose pretty, little traveling cases which  iold a small host of the little everyday  mending helps In so satisfactory a way.  Ribbon, too, serves even for the ban-  Jei of some of the newest opera bags-  lie h,ig Itself made of flowered ribbon?  Do handle of a single shade, usually tho  eepest in the flower. When It le used,  c bow in made on ono side {tin shown  tho Illustration), and is almost a ro-  !ette, ������o many loons and ends are there  n Its make-up. Often, too, there Is a  mot tied In the middle of each loop,  which makes the bew a Uttlo more durable.  Another bag haa a silver rim, which  outlines the stiffened base, It is made  of ribbon, too, with a silvery thread  through it, which chimin in with the  tone of the silver rim. The same affect Is got, in a much less expensive  way, by using a narrow sliver braid Instead of tho ribbons for drawstrings.  But a braid that is very soft and pliable  must bo got, or It will cut tho trilM of the  bnjr hopelessly,  One version of ribbon workings Is  mndo of four stripes, each slashed across  in a blunt point, and tho wholo bug.  paints and all, lined with plain colored  ribbon In netne dollrctte shade that tonon  In, Ribbon of the name color as the  lining makes the drawing strings.  Of ribbon used to do actual embroidery with thero is apparently no end.  Exquisite rosea stand out from soft silk  surfaces; great bunches of double vio  let** look ns though laid on romo pretty  box or sofa pillow they are worked  upon; nnd tiny forget-me-nots, flung in  nitalntlv shnped bnnkctn. which nro embroidered with gold-colored threads, nro  wonderfully reminiscent of Marie Antoinette and tho work sho lovod about  her,  Whole screens nre made, decorated  with three or four kinds or work, with  ribbons used to g ve it a realistic touch  , Of course, all thi* use of ribbons haa  brought out wonderful klnd������-������omo with  almost Invisible cords on their edges,  ���������which surve to gather the ribbon up fntd  woe ruflkn. Among the wider rlbboua  are some which havo wonderful effect*,  got by a curious lifting of tho weave  resulting In dots and figures, which api  pear and disappear aa though by ma ale  when the light strikes them in different  ways.  out the tie, shaping it like,  the usual butterfly tie, and  roll fine little hems, stitching them carefullv by-  hand.  The same design could  be applied to sheer handkerchief linen or batistes., tha  space between the button-  holings filled in in seed  stitch.  SOME HEALTHFUL METHODS OF  -'   REDUCING FLESH  "By Dr. Emma E. Walker  Copyright, 1905. by A. S. Barnes & Co.  M-  ANT authorities advise the  drinking of hot water half an  ~hour~before���������mealsr~upon--aris���������������-  ing in the morning and beiore  going to bed at night. ������Cold water, however, offers a far greater stimulus to the  bowels,  and this  is a most important  Solnt in reducing flesh. The bowels' must  e kept in perfect condition. They must  carry off the waste matter- of the system so that the organs will not become  clogged.  Although; I do not wish to suggest any medicinal treatment, I am  a firm believer in the efflcacy of  a good dose of castor oil at ��������� least  once a month. It cleanses the Intestines and carries off all waste matter.  But you may say; "My bowels move  regularly every day���������why should I take  castor oil?"  I have seen so many cases of just this  kind which were in crying need of a  dose of the oil that I can have little  confidence in your good opinion of your  bowels. Many a time have X seen cases  of headache that had lasted oft and on  for several weeks entirely disappear  after this simple dose. ''  If you dislike to take It, then have It  fixed up at tho druggist's, either with  lemon juice or sarsaparilla���������you will  scarcely notice it���������or you may take it In  capsules.  Especially for tho fat girl is some  dally vigorous exercise necessary which  will cause perppiration. Walking, horseback riding, bag punching, tether tennis, fencing, all of these aro excellent.  A great secret of reducing flesh is "to  keep moving." Don't stop often to rest  yourself, but keep on going, and you  will soon pcrsunuo tho Bca\es to tip  at a moro respectable figure than vhey  have been doing of late,  Exorcise has two effects upon tho system; it Increases the process of. assimilation; It accelerates the process of dis-  Blmllation.  In othor words, If the stout girl exercises vigorously, her excoss of fnt Is  oxidized or burned up and she becomes  thinner,  She loses iho superfluous fat thnt was  a drawback to her body, while the thin  girl, by exorcise, puts herself Into a  condition of becoming bettor nnd moro  easily nourished, she oHslmllntes hor  food unci onnso'iuontly hooomoa plumper,  a condition which she no greatly desires,  ���������To reduce the abdomen:  Lio Hat on your back and slowly rnlso  both \cg8 to perpendicular position;  thon /nwor thom slowly to the floor.  ,Tma will make your abdomen vmall and  'l "** m.  Arm. Do not repeat this exercise many  times in succession, as too many repetitions might strain the back. /  Alternate it with the following, vrhicln  is also strengthening to the muscles of  ~tHe~aBdoment"Eie-flatr^aharkeeprarg-the���������  heels on the floor, rise to a sitting, position, with the arms crossed*.ovw Iba  chest, or, if this is too difficult. b*glni  by tossing the arms forward \o, give;  the body an impetus. .When it becomtssi  easily performed in both of these arra  positions, increase its pull by 'clasping  the hands at the back of the neck, thus  coming to a sitting position. Tbls silting position should always be erect..  Another is to be taken in standi'*^ -position. Clasp the hands over tlw abdomen; contract the muscles oi tha  abdomen suddenly, taking care not to,  lift the chest appreciably; let go asi  suddenly; repeat six times, and rest;  by taking three deep breaths.  Another and similar exercise Is to������  clasp hands in the same position; contract the muscles of the abdomen audi  bend at the hips six times, keepnag. the*  muscles well contracted through rut tlio  bending. Rest by taking three deep  breaths between each exercise.  To reduce the hips���������Bring the knee up  to the chest, remaining as neat 1; erect  as possible. Practice in alternate motion.  Another���������Placo hands on tht* hips;;  shouldors well back, The leg is raised,  with knee flexed. Then, after a tolgh,.  quick, side kick, bring the loot back,  again to tho floor. This Is to be repeated several times.  Hip circling can be done with good results in the way of decreasing size it*  the principle of resistance Is * employed.  Take standing position, hands ei\ Wo*;*  rotate the hips, bonding the knt.es and;  keeping the chest and shoulders immovable. Contract all of the muscles ustOt  in this exorcise nnd resist.  Sldowlso stretch���������Holi���������ng tho body  straight, support Its weight by re������L.ng  ono hand on tho floor with arm i-xtend-  ed, tho otnor point of support Whig tho  fool corresponding with tht.* supporting^-  hand. The other hand rests easily on  tho corresponding hip, while the othor-  foot lies against tho one on tho floor.  In other words, tho body cxu-niiiHl i*  supprrted by two point*, the up|������.r luunt  on tho corresponding hip, In this position tho hotly should no slowly rained  nnd lowered several times; then the position should bo rovuiHed, ihe numi-  ment Is foil strongly nt the undor hip.  Tho miiRcloH on the side and luck am  also exorcised, This Ih quite n mvero  exercise, nnd will have to ho worked um.  to gradually.  MRS. SYMES' BEAUTY RECIPES  Ruddy Nose  Would you kindly answer tho tallowing:  I ani iti youii old anu um tii-uult-j wiili ������  red nuw, nnd x-ary often w,th pantiles, My  RKln net-inn to in' clear. It I* only on my  noio that the ptmiilts come, and Out mu, e  my none no toil that i am tohiiuuti io ko  out. Woultl you bo kind cw.ugh to give  tne some advice? Kl.LA,  So many internal difficulties may  cause this disfigurement that li in tirxt  necessary to And the origin. Poor circulation, digestive trouble, acidity of  the stomach, tight clothes, etc.-all  theso will inflame tho nose. Ment and  i-Ad ;������������.��������� .... !������������*������������������. ,'.!-.t -ff'-t. X"'b  reddening, so that a person wllh a red  nosu HPoind Uhu only lupid u,mi uu U.c  face, taking care that no hot water or  ccld fluid touchog it. Tho lotion for  pimples, fix which 1 um giving you  formula, will he beneficial,  Fostmti Cream for SMmpleB.  UUlutUI,    u   KlUHt'i,    ."nit.    ������..,, ...u    wil,    u  ftamm luloliur prcelj������iinto, fi ������rumn; oxf-ln  nf lino, ���������j',4 gram*; ixtruet of violet HI  drops. Apply, a wry Utile of tlm m*.V  to onch pimple.  To Remove Pit tings  Will you kindly give mi* formuiit for Iho  removal of nn-iall-pox pitting* ami dlrec-  tl(,n������ for r.utv? r uro U y-iir^ ���������l>\. Thanking you in advance, I i-vuwln an  , AUMinnn.  ! ain ufrulil tie.iiuunt by a A.lo u;,c-  clalUt would be tho only way of re  moving the sears and pitting*, However, you can. no doubt, improv* tho  apnearanee of ynin* faoo by personal  effort. Massage every night ���������������"& tne  Witch    asel creano**--^  tat a/ivc for  scars, for which I am giving you for-  mi'la.  Witch Kneel Gold Cream.  ������.??*. i ?ufi00 ������aoh,of white wax *nt% to***.  SS.I'Vi. **-p,nt."' 0,L.������J sin*"**. ������its  R?,ur������ JiUi! * nw'*r. whlvb hat. umxin he.at*<Ji  by being'Immersed aornr time In bolilniK  water, Vory gradually add 3 oumoa of  tosewat������*r and I ounce of wlum haarl, am*  NMlduoualv stir the mixture until an emul-  alon ia formed, and sltaiwnra until tlw  mixturtt Is nearly cold. Thla cream. Is particularly  UMitful  lu heal aom ur ������l������*t.ulHM&  Bean,  Iianolin, 3 drams) ointment of b|:|������dld* nr  Imiiuij,    ������    tiiulii.      j.Uli    lit    mn,    .-.. <     .4  day.  To Restore Gray flair     J  J usid the henna according to your direction, and fl mndo no impression. My luilr  Is Kr.ny, Will you plxuso tell me'If them  in itiiythlm; <ilo< (ilfiliM  \,< I,   put u\ It I ���������  Ml til    U,        1     ,.,..t      lll'.J    ,\    tlllllUUllj     ���������m'4    l.fcu       ,  not  seem  lo muke It work.    I  hnvo lU^u  uslmi a tint  for live years.  Iiui  li <������ iom.  much trouble, nnd think it In injurious,   v.  would like something hai-mlec* and ram- tr,.  apply to give my halt a light brown etiinto. *  Mrs. U A. l\  Henna la not a dye for gray hair.  It is a stain to produce nn auburn oi������  roriJIsh tint In the hair, T ndvisb you to  try tho I'hyalrlan's Homody for ro-  slorlntr gray hair to Its natural color,  Inrmiiln for which I nm giving you.  To Restore tbe Natural Color oe  eta Oair.  (A physician's pwwrlptloio '  ������ugar of lead. H ouneei lae sulphur. *a)  ouncsi essence of bergamol. % ouaee; mieeSt THE   NEWS,   CmnVEltLAND,   BRITISH   CX>LITl\rBTA.  ^IXiSSIHlllSK-ni  Mr J. Nelson and three children came up from Ladysmith on  Thursday He intends to remove the family to Ladysmith  ���������shortly.  The panther must be aniimoc  ent creature. A few days ago  an old panther and two cubs  walked into Mr Mat Piercy'8  Stable and appeared quite at  home. Report has it that all  three were shot.  The delegates, Mr and Mrs J.  Thomson, Mr and Mrs R. Hor-  jial, and Mrs A. Walker, to tlie  Pythian Sisters and K. of 1\  convention held iu Nelson, returned last Thursday.  We learn that Mr Smith of the  firm of Rutherford, LeMessurier  and Smith, Real Estate Dealers  iu Vancouver, will in company  with Mr T. F, Dobson, late of  Courtenay, Comox, pay us a visit in the near future aud will  show a fine selection of lots, iu  Mt. Pleasant, Hastings townsite,  and the East End. All desirious  of investingin Vancouver Real  Estate should be prepared to  meet these gentlemen when they  call which- will be about May  31st.  Mr John Marccchi is one of  those who have faith in the future prosperity of the city, A  couple of weeks ago he decided  that his premises were not  large  -en0ugh-fe9-c4fiGommQ.date_JiinL_sa,  he let the contract to Mr Neil  MeLeod for a new building 30 x  40 and two stories high which is  being erected where a smaller  one stood. It adds much to the  present appearance of second  Street.    Next-  - The many little friends of May  Richards will be pleased to see  her able to be around again after  her long illness.  STRAYED       ���������  One red pig and one black and  red pig strayed to my premises  on or about May li th. Owner  can iiave same by paying ull expenses. If. not claimed will be  sold.  T. 0. Woods.  This advertisement appears only  once'  Major William Elton, in command of the Welsh Regiment of  the British army, stationed at  Cardiff, Wales, spent a few days  in Cumberland last week, the  guest of Rev. Mr and Mrs.  Christmas.  He is on his furlough, during  which time he has travelled over  eighteen thousand miles since  last February last.  Major Elton came by way of  the Isthmus of Panama aud the  West Indies, and enjoys tlio distinction of having* been arrested  at La Union, San Salvador, as a  spy. He was taken before the  commandante for an explanation.  He told who and what he was  and his mission in that country.  The explanation was considered  sufficient, and Major Elton was  assured of a welcome ��������� to La  Union and was given every freedom. He was allowed to  photograph the barricades and  visit hospitals and other points  The major has beeu in the  British army for a number of  years, and with" his regiment  went through the Boer War. He  is a graduate of Cambridge.  NOTICE.  To Builders, Ranchers, Carpenters and the public in general  A great opportunity for those in  need of Hardware.  We have decided to close out  our shelf and heavy hardwire to  make room for other lines and  are prepared to give the public  grea*t^educt4oii-s-~t0-���������tiffeet~-this.  purpose.  Avail yourself of this chance  before it is too late.  The Big Store. '  n     Simon Leiser & Co. Ltd.  Cumberland.  2t 32M  _���������. *$>*��������� - .... ���������  I    Campbell's f  Secure  Fricke,  a   photograph from  Offer No I���������  To alltuibccriher.sof tho Jfintrr  pri������n who art* l.u*.*> yearn nr mnro in  urn-arw, nnd who will pay all nrronr-  nge, at tiiih (,1'KicH, un or buforu  Juno 1st,' l!/07, tv������ wiil mail the  CvMimihASD Nn.vh nine mont/m  ProM  Offer No 2���������  To id! HuhiHirihnrH of the Writer-  prifft who aro ono yi>nr in jiwwrw,  nnd who will pny till nrronnigo, at  THU' oKKioi'i, on ur buforu Juim Int  1907, wo ivill mail tho Nicvvh for  fruit* rnouliliH fruo.  OiT.T Ni. ������  To all now Hubf-oiiburH who will  pny un 76 <*vihh on ur Imfoiu Juno  Iflt 1907, wo will mail tho Nkws to  Decflmher ������Jm twit.  Paid up HuhsoribovH to tho Knlor-  prico will rec������*iv<> the Nkws for tlio  renmindor of thoir ynir,  Thn Nnw in tho \mt advertising  medium fo-Utmwx District. Jif-  tablirilmd IHSi-J..  Support I ho lioinopupur; iti** prosperity moans yuur pleunuro, and  thaeditor'H protit.  All Knttirprinw r>ulni-i|������tiuut< to he  paid to J. A. Mute:-, editor h ml pro*  prietor of Cumberland Nowb,  NOTICE.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at a special meeting of  the Licence Commissioners to be  held at Courtenay, B. C. the  date of which will be published  L|. days before the said meeting)  I intend to apply for a transfer  of the liquor licence I now hold  to sell liquors by retail at the  Riverside Hotel situated on Lots  55 and 58 town of Courtenay, to  Otto Ii. Fechner,  Dated this iSth day of May. 1907  MICHAEL PEREZ.   .  3* *5M  IN THK MA.TTKU of Chapter U5 of  tho  Ruviso'l   Statutoa of   Canada  lilOO.  ANU IN TII If. MATTMB of tho Im-  ���������trtivontoit'. ot Oaui|ibull Rival", Van������  tn nt vor Miind,  HT AKK NOTjOM that tlio International  Tiuilmr t-'niiiiirmy Iiuh oh tliiw (Uy in  )nii-Miain*n of Sec ion 7 <>f tho Navifgublo  WutorH Vmttuitiun   Aut,  chapter   115   of  Ihe      HdvmiiiI        SttttUt'OU        of      Ollllft'lll  1000, fyluil a plan nnd doscrip.  (urn df tli- |ir<i|ioiio<l Hito with tho Minlitor  uf PuMto Worka at Ottawa, and a dononp-  tiiui tlit'ionf in tho ollioo of Um Keyiiitnir of  TilluH fin* tho i)ihtrict in whiuh uuoh work  in i>ro|)oio(l to lm noimtruc;ted,  ANI) 'J'AKK NOTICK Unit ou Friday  H,��������� I7i>, dny of Miiv, 1007 iiuplioiUioinvill  hn t'cdc Uitbo flovttmnr tianond in Doiiuoil  for np|ir<iv;il tlimwif.  Dated thin 10th day of April, 1007,  wrmviih k mvvson,  Nolloitow for tho Tiiti-rnutloual Timber  Unnijmuy,  Ot 22may  IMMIIMMII������BIII<l><M<W>MMMIMMraMa  4 TURNOVERS, TARTS, <fc  CHEESE 0AKE8, J>  1 FRUIT SQUARES <j������  ^25ctS.... ... pr   dox. X  f   CREAM PUFFS, .. 30c doz.   L  <��������������� y  I        MEAT PIES        I  4      Every Saturday     <?-���������  I 3 for 25c I  BAKERY  1. PHILLIPS "MSEISqF  Barrister and Siilioitr-r  antl  IVotary Public  Conveyancing  0iii!il)8rlaii(t     B. 0.  Until -further notice we quote   beef  by the quarter as follows  FoilE* QUARTER'      -     -     -     9ct8  B.INT) QUAKTER    -     -     -    lOctS  c  ���������'Dunsmuir-Avis.  NS  CUMBKRLANl).  jvpyicE  Having disposed of my Hotel  business,, ��������� the Riverside, i.n:  Courtenay, all persons owing me  must pay their accounts on or,  before. June ist or same will be  placed in the hands a solicitor  for collection.-  M.PEREZ.,  3t   29m.  mmm*m\ m wumiwwm ihh^ihti , mini i n ���������!��������� mrrrra i inn iiimr titt i ti��������� ri'  Mr R.��������� W. Ward has recovered  aud will soon be at work again  if all goes well  REAL    ESTATE  Mr P. Phillipps Harrison has  formed a buBinPBS connections with  Mr.T. A. Bates Editor and Proprietor of Iho ''Cumberland News" fur  the purpose of selling nnd other-  wipe dealing dealing iu Uq&I estate.  Timber Limits, Coal Lands, Farms  etc.  Properties listed with thorn will  be advertised for sale in the principal cities and towns in British Col-  umhia almoin Winnipeg, Toronto  and London, Ont. Por ful) particulars applA lo eithor of tho a-  fee-mid parlies  Our jobbing department is  first-class, but uo person outside  of the proprietor is authorised to  do business for us.  NOTicFisTiW55V giv-  EN, that at the next sittiug of  the Uceuse Commissioners of the  Town of Cumberland I intend  to apply for a transfer of thc license I now hold to sell liquors by  nMnil nt the Waverley Hotel situate nr. lot Two h.) Work Three  (3) Town of Cumberland to Rich  ard Coe the Eldur,  Dated 17th day of April T907.  vSAM SHUUAii  Comox Co-operative  Society.  BUTCHER   SHOP  Dealers iu all kinds  of Meat.  A fresh stock of Vegetables in season.  F. mm, Manager  NO BENDING DOUBLE AND POKING  AROUND THE ASH-PIT WITH A  SHOVEL TO GETTHE ASHES,  OUT OF TIIE SUNSHINE.  The Sunshine is furnished  with a good, big ash-pan.  Ail yuu have to do is to j^c^ws^ff^   -jm  grasp two strong   firmly at-    ^p^|^||  tached, always-cool, bale nan-    ]|  dies and the large, roomy ash-  pan easily comes out.  > A minute or two is all  it  takes to perform the operation.  All the ashes are in the pan,  too. t*,    ^... ���������- -. ,^���������  Because  they   are   guided 0^0^^^0^^"  into it by means of ash-chutes  attached immediately below the fire-pot.  Sunshine is the simplest,  easiest-managed,   cleanest  kind of a furnace.    You don't have  to  wear  overalls  and a smock when attending to the Sunshine.  If your local dealer does not handle the "Sunshine"  write direct to us ior Frf.e Booklet.  .v.iT  &1     Jia.    *   ��������� ^SSiiA^AA. *mM ������LV    Mt ;������AttmW  .   * .  LON.PON,   TORONTO,  MONTREAL* WINNIPEG*   VANCOUVER,  ST. JOHN. N.B.  ;. 11. TARBELL Sole Agent  5ANK OF'.CANADA..  .Capital. S3,9U),000:  Asskts.   $45,400,000  I)ev. sits, $32,400,000  iLICUmMMU'CMna *  The .Manager ,of the Royal Bank ol! Canada  lwirT5e^Msni"ro"_serre~-tho'se���������������: ���������  ���������   Wiio   believe   in  Saving-': JVloney  and*-placing it whore it will earn Interest.  Interest Added Four Times a Year in Savings Bank.  ���������taJUumnVM  A, B. NETHERBY,   -**������������>**-  iris? Shirts?  ��������� ��������� t*.i %mm MM������)M<IMM  Do you require one for Victoria Day? We have the largest stock this side of Nana  imo.  Give Us a Call.  ft1  ^nW^^ap^J^i^ij^^il  Mi tiMMMP m ***** * iW *MI I ***** W *mtm*m*i I  i i-MNtei,. ������������������**������������h1 ***,*,****  V A IH A       Merchant  IV r\ 1U r\       tailor  smTwVsi' ji:r~TixiP3KjJijjTTjitTrjrr:"TirT*HtirTrT*'i* ""irniTT ffl^i'i^iifH*'^i^'^'p'^������'^������BJ^^^'������^^'������"f*^-*^ri'iinMBir1'' "iii'Ul'ilww  LAUm' TAILOiUlADE COSTUMES A SPKOIALTY  SUITS OIAIDH TO   O^OBH flfiD  IM Rny STYltH YOU CUISH.  FEBEECT }FIT -GUARANTEED.  Jrataes mXA-wjimu. J?SO to $40.  B. C.  CUMBERLAND,  ������9������������SXS)S)e^^ A' ������������*^W^������������AW8A8A8ASA!^  %     If your watok does not give satis-  ������  faction bring it to���������  I P. STODBAUT, flu Jeweler,  %     More watches are ruined by uu*   %  I skilled workmen tban years of wear   ^  m %  Qit\m������������mWmW&^

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