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 NEWS.  A -Journal Devoted Especially, to the lIntereat������ of Comox District.  The News, Seventeenth Year.   , ��������� ��������� ,   ........   , i> r  CUMBERLAND,^. C,  WEDNESDAY. MAY,    8, 1007.  The Enterprise, Fourth Year.  Shoes/ Shoes// Shoes///  Special Lines Showing at the  BIG STORE  This   Week  v Ladies'and Children's.White Canvas Oxfords.  Children's Barefoot. "Sandals.  Ladies' and Gents' Shoes  Misses and Children's Gibson Ties in Black,  Tans, and Reds.  ers-  At  The Miss Canada Shoe for Ladies Fine Footwear  Selling Agents for Slater and AH America  *  SIMON LEISER & CO.,  ���������L IMITE D-^  CUMBERLAND,    R 0.  I  ���������  HOUSE &KLQQR PAINTS  P" *"-},.-  ���������H  T. EL' BATE*  ���������������%*    #        *m9mm% 9        *9mm\W am*   Ma    M,    Mk ���������  ;?\\;.'Chiwantee������  , We keep a full line of  ENAMELS,   VARNISH  STAINS and BAPLAC  which niHkes old furniture  like new,  1907  WALL  PAPER  Curtain poles aiid window  blinds to be   had at the  MAGNETCASHSTORE  Dunsmuir Avenue,  0UMBER1AND.B.0.   ..  {������������������.-4m������������ii ������������������������������  r*  NOTICE  i v ���������  Notice is hereby given that,  on Mouday, May 29th, 1907, the  court of Revision for the Municip  ality of tlie City of Cumberland,  B.C., will bc held in the Council  Chambers on 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, dt  least ten days before the above  Uate.   _ _  Alex, McKiuuou.  C. M* C.  Cumberland, B.C* Api. 1V07,  NOTIOE  To wnt on iuob iwms as may bi������  ���������greed on, 160 aeres on Lake trail,  | gofld houwand barn and also 2 acres  0{ orchard.  apply  Wm. Donoan, Sand wlek  b* lm  V7 OTIOE IS HKREBY GIVMN thnt, 30  duya altor date, we in nud to npply  to tbo Hon. Ohief Commtaiouor of Landi  and Work* for a ipeoial Uomibo to uut snd  curry away ritnbor from thn following de-  foriiKd laud, situated on Thuritou Bay,  ValdoK Inland, aud partiou.arly described km  ���������Cominonolng at S W. ooruer ol Timber  Limit 11160; ^thenoe west   following   the  ihore lino 40 ohntiM to the S.B,  onruer nf  Timber Limit 11143) tbenoe north 40 ohaiiu  to thn ���������horo on ThUNtou B������yj theuoe ait*  erly along ihore to N.W. oorner of Timber  Limit I| 1001 thenoe eouth 80 oh&ini to pl������oe  of oowmoaueirwot.  RBD FIR LUMBER 00Y��������� LTD.  Fir J.    M.LAUUa  Viotoria, B.C., Maroh 20th, 1807.  St 8my  NOTICE  TWNORH8 nr������ h������r*by ftaUeri tnr  tbo pnrchaiwvf Lot������6S, 67, 68, 78  and 74, ������n the townsite of,Coanenay  B. 0 part of the estate of Atetattder  J. .NUllttiiu duceftml. Tu������ iuweet  or any teid^riiot necessarily accepted ' Te der* rubjeot t> tbt approval cf Uie Court.  "Bruno Mwllado"  AUminUtatur of the estate of  A J   Mellado rfeocAped.  Cumberland, B.C, April 17th 1907  14il7jy  The mayor assisted by Aids.  Bate, Whvte and MeLeod atteud  ed io the citv's business on Mon-  ���������** *"* 1  day evening.     ��������� t  Minutes of previous meeting  , read, adopted and sighed.  Tlie following accounts were  received, referred fo Finance  Committee and ordered to be paid  if correct. '���������  W. B,. Anderson, prifl|ing, $2.00  B. Crawiord, hay and oats $56 25  Constable Wilson's;'report for  for April shows that tie lias been  a busy man. He collected Seav  enger tax, $131.35; .Trade Licence (commercial travellers) $55  Dog tax. $68;. Hall rent, $2.50;  Scales, .'25, inaking.'fa total of  $357.10. His time ^during the  month, was spent, digging ditches 10 days; fumigatiug" 3 days;  . collecting traveUerS';** licence 4  days; collecting scavenger aiid  and dog tax 3 days; 'fixing sew.  ers 5 days. .   iA  Aid Bate reported 'having im  terviewed Mr. .Clinton re train,  service from the wharf on Saturday nights.    Arrangements were  made wherby same could be gotten for $10 per night.. %He had  also gbne   arottud  aiid secured  signatures among; tlif:merchants.  and it would cost a$out '59 cents  .each. <On motioii'itfwacsdecided'  to adopt rejpQU. Mr./Wnson was"  givefn another honorble office to  perforin���������thatt;. ofo collecting the  amount each week.  The mayor reported a public  meeting had been called at which  those present organized in ot;der  to celebrate Victoria Day in Ctim  berland. The council will donate $25.  The Waterworks Co are put  ting in a pipe to Japtown and the  council on  the recommendation  of the Fire Brigade will put in a  hydrant near the court house.  The School question was the  next subject for discussion.. The  mayor reported that Mr. Grant  had called on. him that afternoon  regarding the grant to the city  schools from the provincial govern meut. He, s'a ted that Mr.  Grant wns sorrj tlmt he was"1 livable to secure $1,000 as desired,  but he had done his best; and  would probably have been successful had it not been that Inspector Wilson stood in his way.  Wilnun, who appealed well informed regarding school affairs  in Cumberland, was not backward in informing the pn/vincial  secretary that iu his opinion the  city was well paid, nud was entitled to no more, Tlie city clerk  was not instructed to send vote  of thanks tor valuable services  rendered the citv in thin matter.  However some ol'the aldermen  looked "crious aud thought critical moment hnd arrived. A joint  meeting with trustees will probably be held on Monday evening to discuss matters.  On motion of Aid. MeLeod and  Wiiytc amendment to the trade li  eence bylaw wosconsidered.01erk  then read the amendment after  which on   motion  the amend  ments were adopted, and are . to  be signed and registered.  After'deciding that the dust be  brushed off Dunsmuir avenue before the 24th council adjourned.  VIOTORIA    DAY  CELEBRATION  There is little doubt the 24th  will be an eventful day for Cumberland. The collectors appoint  ed to solicit subscriptions around  town have been very successful  so far.  A meeting has been called for  Friday evening in the city hall.  -   I^he hotel keepers are out with  a"challenge to shoot.    Who will  accept?  Mr. S. H. Riggs has challenged Dr. Gillespie to put a baseball  team in the field to play the mei-  chants and clerks- The challenge has been accepted.  The camp vs the city school  boys will put up an interesting  game of baseball if suitable prize  is given. .  Remember Friday evening.  Gun  Club.  Who said  the gun club was  "dead?���������It wasrprobably-a-dreamr  At any rate the. club is at present  time very much alive   and had  its third.sUoot on Monday evening last. . Ashorttime ago the  surviving members of the   cjrib  held a meeting and reorganized!  electing officers, ��������� and arranging  for the season's shoot.    R. Coe,  jnr. is President, while R Ward  is Secretary and Treasurer; and  without his knowledge the News  editor   was appointed   official  scorer.    A number of the boys  have   already joined believing  that under the new rules of this  year they can have r little sport,  and not have to butt up against  the crack shooters.  The following is the last score  It may look a little "bum" to  outsiders but then if the record  is watched there will be much enjoyment to non-shooters in seeing  the scores go up to the top-notch.  T* Bate, 10; F. Jaynes, ia; R.  Coe, 9: R. Ward, 5; E. Emde, 9  O. H. Fechner, it.  The growing importance of  Union Bay has caught the eye of  the merchants in this city, and  as a result a free trip to Cumber-  laud on Saturday evening is now  the privilege of the residents of  Union Bay. The idea emanated  wc believe, from the Council  chamber, and is the first pi ogres-  sive movement made by that body  for many moons. Bring people  ta Cumberland to spend H\*ir  money and aU patties will have  the benefit.  Mr and Mi* John Thomson, {  Mr and Mrs R. Hornal, and Mrs  Alex Walker left Friday for Nel-  son to attend Grand Lodge meetings of K. of P. and Pythian  Sisters, Mr Hornal representing  K.ofP. and Mrs Walker the  oncer*.  The Pringle Co.  The Pringle Company" whicli  played a ten day's engagement  here a year ago,  returned   last  Friday with a new reportoire of  plays.    They opened in a strong  five act comedy drama, entitled,  "A Woman in the Case" and a  large audience was well pleased.  The play was congenially cast  and each member of the Company made an individual'hit.   On  Friday night a four act comedy  "For Love and H01101," a  play  dealing with  the events of the  race course was played to a  well  pleased audience; and  Saturday-  a packed house witnessed a beautiful presentation of the great e-  motional  society  play,   "Young  Mrs. Winthrop,"    On  Monday  night the strongest   play of all  from a dramatic standpoint was,  seen in ''Reaping theHarvest.'*  Tuesday  night,    "To   ftie   at  Dawn," was the bill,-Which* W^s  received with great enthusiasm;  To-night an   exciting , western  play, "Out in Idaho'' wiil be presented, a play which was received with the greatest, enthusiasm,  in Victoria where the Pringle Co"  tilled an extended engagement.  'To-"morF6^iiigHTthe)Mvirrci6se  their engagement with,a screaming farce comedy entitled; Want-.  ed a Wife." ; the Pringle Company are entidedv.toith^^iiairkS.  6tfttfe#oinmunity' for tlieir con- '"  sistent efforts to please their patrons iu Cumberland...  MAY, SPECIALS  Offer Nol���������;.  To all fubpcribers of the Enter  priBH who are two years or more in  arrears, ard who will pay all arrearage, at this office, on or before  June Int, 1907, we will mail the  Cumberland Neve nine mont/is  Free.  Offer No 2���������  To all subscribers of the Enterprise who ere one year in arrears,  and who will pay all arrearage, at  this office, on or before June Ut  1907, we will mail the News tor  four months free.  Offer No 3  To all new subscriber* who will  pay us 75 cents nn or before Jnna  let 1907, we will mail the News to  December Slit 1907.  Paid up subscribers to tho Enter*  prise a ill receive the Niws for the  remainder of thoir year.  The News is the best, advertising  medium io* Comox DUriot, E**  tablisbad 1892.  Support the homopaper; its pro*  sperity meant your pleasure, and  the editor's profit.   ,  All Enterprise subrciptions to ba  paid to J. A. Bates, editor and pro-  prU������t/������r of rViT-nUrlnnd Jxleme.  Mr and Mrs John O'Brien well  known in town, txtt spending a  few days with Mr and Mr? J-  Moore at Comox. The couple  paid Cumberland a visit looking  up old friends.  Mrs.W. Willard returned la*  week from a pl-easanUrip to Vte  toria. ���������-V.--.  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  YOU'RE   SURE  To Apppaciate it If You are a Japan Tea Drinker.  IIP IT IIUM  SA1ADA'  3>  ���������**���������������  GREEN TEA  Same In Flavor as Japan, Only More Delicious.  load   Packets   Only,    40c, 50c, and    60c    Pep    Lb.    At    All    Grocers.  HIGHEST AWARD. ST. LOUIS. 1904  Familiarity with Dirt and  Darkness.  How little some employers realize  what they are doing when they compel employees to work in dark, dingy  factories, rooms, aud basements! The  mind is omnivorous. It feeds upon  and is affected by everything in its  -environment. If it cannot get bright  and cheerful pictures,��������� it feeds upon  liJtte dark and gloomy. We are constantly absorbing the qualities of our  ���������environment. They affect seriously,  though unconsciously, the quality of  ���������our whole Hves.  In these employers' homes we find  flowers and plants in the light, sunny  windows, or in . conservatories; it  would be fatal to put them in dark  -rooms, for they live largely upon the  sunlight. When human flowers and  j?lants are put into dark dingy rooms,  why wonder that they are not healthy,  vigorous, strong, and bright ?  It is as impossible for a mind to  he absolutely normal and healthy in  dark, gloomy surroundings as it is  to raise American Beauty roses in a  dungeon. The mind is optimistic or  pessimistic, according to the brightness and cheerfulness, or the darkness and the gloom, in its environment. No mind, can be normal which  Is not optimistic, and optimism is  .born of brightness, of beauty and joy.  Did you never contrast    the children who were    brought up in   the"  crowded, sunless tenements, children,  , -who, perhaps, have never listened to  any refined conversation or seen any  *ffeally��������� cultured  people,  who  are  familiar with vulgarity and profanity,  uvho perhaps  have never    gotten    a  '.ft������liTmpse of the beautiful country, or  -Aaye_nexer_jeen a beautiful picture,  or anything else that is reaTlynovely^  with children who were brought up  in an environmena of beauty and attractiveness, who lived amidst fiow-  *3rs and beautiful works .of art, who  have, heard only.refined language land  lived with  cultured people ?���������0.    S.  Harden .in  "Success  Magazine."  "Bought my Life for 35 Cents."���������Thla  was one man's way of putting: It when  he had been pronounced Incurable from  chronic dyspepsia. "It was a living  death to me until I tried Dr. Von Stan's  Pineapple Tablets. Thanks to them today I am well, and I tell my friends I  bought ray life for 35 cents." GO In a  -hox~80  A Single  Brain.  *A prominent lawyer who formerly  1 practiced at the bar of Kansas Oity  tells of a funny incident in a court  ' there during a trial in which a certain young doctor was called as   a  witness.  Counsel for tlie other side, in cross-  ���������examining the youthful medico, gave  ���������utterance to several sarcastic remarks  .tending to throw doubt upon the  ability ot so young a mnn.  Ona of the questions was: You  ���������.are entirely familiar with the symptoms of concussion of. the brain V'  "I am."  "'Then," continued the cross-examiner, "suppose my learned friend, Mr.  Taylor, and myself were to bang our  heads together, should we get concussion of the brain ?"  "Your learned friend, Mr. Taylor,  ���������might," suggested the young physician,���������Rochester Herald.  Confidence.  Augustus Thorn/is, tlio well known  playwright, was talking about first  nights and the hoartrendering anxiety  of tbem.  "On my own first nights." ho said,  Tain a pitiful object, utterly with-  ���������out hope, convinced in advance that  tny play is bound to fail.  "At anch times I often wish J had  thn solf-coniideiK'o that possossed  ���������Charles Rondo. He. nftor he hnd dramatized his novol of 'Never Too Lato  to Mend,' wrote on tho margin of a  'oortftin passage:  "'If the audience fail* to weep horo  the passage has not boon properly  noted.* "-New York Tribune.  Dog Steals Horse.  Because "Muggs," an English cocc'.i  dog, owned by J. N. JL������. Reeves, .objects so persistently to the sale of a  horse by his master, the former owner is endeavoring to repurchase the  ho" se, that it and the o.og; waich hav^  been inseparable companions for several years, may spend the remainder  of their lives as chums.  The horse was sold to. Brock Smith,  of East Columbus, and when the new  purchaser attempted to lead the animal from the Reeves barnyard, the  dog held the halter rein with his  teeth, nor would he release it until  forced to do so by his master. By  his pathetic, mute appeals he evinced  his desire to have his equine friend  stay.  Recently the purchaser of the horse  drove him back here and hitched him  to a rack while lie entered a store.  "Muggs" appeared at the animal's  side, and grabbing the halter-rein between his teeth, chewed it in two,  thus releasing his erstwhile companion. The two proceeded to their old  home together.���������Chicago Inter-Ocean.  HOW! BILEANS  SAVED A FIREMAN  Many a man has escaped perils of  fire and ocean to fall a prey tb disease. Bileans saved Fireman * J. R.  Flanagan, of Raglan. Road, Kingston,  from this fate. He says: "I suffered terribly from indigestion and constipation*:���������After-���������food���������I���������had���������acute-  pain, a sensation of weight at the  stomach, and belching, followed by  a worn-put, languid feeling. My  bowels would not work healthily, bad  headaches were common,, and I fell  into a weak, wbr'ri-out state. What  would have happened to me-but for  Bileans I don't know ! One box of  tliis vegetable remedy greatly improved me and a few boxes cured me*  I have now gained weight and am  quite restored." Bileans also cure  piles, female ailments, ,-. anoemia,  Spring debility, 'blood "impurities,  pimples, eruptions,^nd all,liver and  kidney troubles. All druggists and  stores at fifty cents a box, or from  Bilean Co., Toronto, for price.  A rich old man was making his  will, and was assigning legacies to  his various servants.  "Why," said the notary, "are you  giving less to the older servants than  to those more recently engaged?"  "Because," said the man, "the latter have not yet had the time to  rob me to any great extent."���������Los  Loisira.  Pen-Angle  Many patent medicines bave come  and gone, but Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup continues to occupy a  foremost place among remedies for  coughs and colds, and as a preventive of decay of the lungs. It is a  standard medicine that widens its  sphere of usefulness year by year. If  you are in.need of something to rid  yourself of a cough br cold, you cannot do better than try Bickle's Syrup.  Gonoral 11    was   the   financial  agent of the penitentiary of Texas in  tho early dayH. He warmly .opposod  General Houston's last election as  governor of Texas, and not wishing  to lost his plikc .ho in duo time  presented a petition asking to be retained, his long and faithful services  being urged as a reason for granting  tho prayer of the petitioners.'  "It appenrs from this petition, gonoral," said Houston, "that you have  boon in tho penitentiary eight years."  "Yen, Btr.  "And you say that you have performed faithfully every duty imposed  upon you during that time?"  "Yea, sir P"  "Then, sir. I pardon you out."  Mlnsrd'i Liniment Cures Distemper,  ta ��������� vuiety of ttjr1et,  khrkt ������od prices, (or  ������romei, man aad  thildf������a. Foim-fittwl.  tjmlen ate authorised  to replace iMUfttly and  ml mot tern amy Pan*  4\x*t)a fnamt kvkf  te material of matin*  Pen-Anglo Underwear ie form-knit  so it can't help  fitting your figure  ���������it's mad* of  long-fibred wool  , 00 it won't shrink  -and it's guaranteed besides, Tht  whole idoa is to  make it so good  you can't afford  not to buy by tbt  trademark (ia  red). m  UNDERWEAR  . (1 '     ��������� I 1    * vi  A   ViftilOl     liultt   aimuibi    i,'.'     ,.',*..*  uu u iojji* ii h'AAtcc\\c,vt oMhf������ public  schools come to a West Philadelphia  Sohool thd other day when the pupils  wore writing original sentences on  tho blackboard and found an opportunity tn nir Ims p������t hobby of avoid-  ing superfluity in the use ot words.  Ono boy had written, "The man suddenly fell down."  "What is tho need of the word  'down' in that sentence?" asked the  visitor, "How else could the man  fall������"  "Over." promptly replied tho boy  who hnrl written the sentence.  "Backwards," suggected another.  "Against a wall, volunteered a  third.  "Upstair*," said still another.  Tho visitor promptly gave tin criticism and w/is silent during the re-  uul". d*i ot U'a ������toy.  i  Old   Bailey  Disappears.  London.���������The new central criminal  court erected on the site of the historic old Newgate prison, commonly  known as Old Bailey, was opened by  King Edward, who was accompanied  by Queen Alexandra.  The function was a state affair. The  streets traversed by the royal procession were decorated with bunting and  lined by large crowds. The lord  mayor and the sheriffs in their robes  of state met their majesties at Temple Bar, where tne lord mayor presented the Idng with the city sword.  In a pavilion in front of the  new session house an address  was presented to the king,  who replied and declared the building  ipen. Their majesties subsequently  inspected the interior of the courthouse, the corner stone of which was  laid in 1902. The king, in reply to  the address, referred to the "Barbarous Penal Code" administered  within the walls of the old building  nnd said he rejoiced at the fact that  this was being gradually replaced in the progress towards higher civilizatios by laws breathing a  more human spirit aiming at the nobler purpose of reforming criminals,  by showing mercy to first offenders,  which often proves the means or reshaping their lives.  SALT RHEUM CURED.  HAVE PROVEN BEST  POR LIVER TROUBLES  And Constipation���������Strong Letter in Recommendation bf  DR. CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS.  By Dr. Williams?  Pink    Pills   After  Doctors Treatment Had Failed.  Skin trouble indicates that the  blood is in a poisoned state. It is  the poison in the blood that causes  blotches, pimples, eczema, boils,  salt-rheum or bad complexion. Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills make rich, red  blood that banishes these troubles.  Mrs. Osborne, wife of Andrew Osborne, clerk of the Township of Kennebec, Frontenac County, Ont.,  writes: "I cannot speak too highly  of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, for they  did for me what doctors Jailed to do.  Some years ago I was attacked by  salt rheum in the hands, caused by a  run down condition of my blood. I  endured the tortures of this terrible  disease for some time, and only those  who have been similarly afflicted can  realize my suffering. At times my  hands were so bad that I could not  comb my. hair, I was helpless. I  consulted a doctor but his treatment  failed to "benefit me���������my case seemed  incurable. While in this condition I  read of Dr. Williams' Pink PHIb arid  decided���������to-give���������them���������a���������trial?���������Soon-  I began to improve and by the time  I had taken about a dozen boxes I  was completely cured and I have not  since'had the slightest return of the  trouble, I cari heartily recommend  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills to all similar sufferers." . ���������  You can't cure eczema, salt rheum  and skin eruptions with salves and  outward applications. These troubles are rooted in the blood and,can  Only be cured through the rich,', red  blood Dr, Williams' Pink Pills actually make. This simple medical  fact should be known to everyone.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills not only  cure skin diseases, but .all other  troubles caused by bad blood, such  as anaemia, with its headaches, side-  aches and backaches, heart palpitation, indigestion, rheumatism, neuralgia, St. Vitus dance and the special ailments that afflict so many  women and growing girls. You can  get these pills from your medicine  dealer or by mail at 50 cents a box  or six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont,  Miss Wise���������Of course, Goldie Box-  ley knew the count was worthless  when she accepted him, but he proved just twice as worthless as she  thought him.  Miss Ascum���������-Why, how was that?  Miss Wise���������She thought sho was  going to get him for a million, but  he cost her two millions.���������Philadelphia PresB.  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious Itch on human or animals cured In JO minutes  by WolWd'i 8anltary Lotion.  In a recent suit in a Cincinnati  court a lawyer was cross-examining a  Gorman, the point urfdor inquiry be-  ing tho relative position of the doors,  windows, aud so forth, in a house in  whioh a certain transaction was alleged to havo occurred.  "And now, my good man, "the lawyer said, "will you bo good enough  to toll tho court how tho stairs run  in your houso P"  Tno German looked dawd for a  moment.* "How do they run t" he-  repeated.  ''Yes, how do the stairs run P"  "Veil" continued the witness, "ven  I am oopstairs dey run down, and  ven I nm downstairs dey run oop."���������  Harper's Weekly.  With the Jiver in healthful, active  condition there is no trouble from  constipation, and this accounts for  the success of Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills as a positive cure for  sluggish action of the bowels.  Mrs. R. Lockley Jones, Mount  Tolmie, B.C., writes:  "I have used Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills for some years and always have them in the house. They  are the only pills that relieve me from  constipation and liver troubles, and  I say this after having tried nearly  all kinds without benefit. I would  not be without them and have recommended them to my friends, many of  whom can bear testimony to their  great value in liver and kidney complaints. I am satisfied that Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills are unequalled as a family medicine."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills succeed where mere kidney   medicines  fail because they act promptly and  directly on the liver, take the work  off the kidneys, and then by their  invigorating action on the kidneys  restore them to health and vigor.  Because of the intimate and sympathetic relation of the liver and kidneys it is useless to treat them independently of one another. This  fact was in the mind of Dr. Chase  when he prepared the formula of hia  celebrated Kidney-Liver Pills and the  phenomenal success of this great medicine has proven his wisdom.  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills < positively cure liver complaint, biliousness, constipation, backache and kidney disease. One pill a dose, 25  cents a box, at all dealers or Ed-  manson, Bates & Co., Toronto. To  protect you against imitations tho  portrait and signature of Dr. A. W.  Chase, the famous receipt book author, are on every box of his medicines, m*  A little girl stood for some time in  a meat market waiting for some one  to attend her wants. Finally the proprietor approached her and asked:  "Is there anything you would like,  little girl ?"  "Oh, yes, sir, please; I want a diamond ring and a sealskin sacque, a  real foreign nobleman and a pug dog  and a box at the opera, and oh, ever  so many things; but all ma wants  is a dime's worth of bologna sausage."  What Makes You Despondent ? ��������� Has  the stomach gone wrong? Have the  nerve centres grown tired and listless?  Are yon threatened ���������with nervous prostrations ? South American Nervine is  nature's corrector, makes the stomach  right, gives a world of nerve force,  keeps the circulation perfect. A. regular  constitution builder ior run down people. One lady says: "I owe my life to  it. "-84  "When 1 was in Arizona last sum-  .mer^-usedjtojead^ey^XJ^^  tie country paper whose editor s met-"  aphors were an unfailing joy to me,"  declares Ernest Lamson.  "Once, I remember, this editor  wrote of a contemporary:  "Thus the black lie, issuing from  his base threat, becomes a boomerang in "his hand, and, hoisting him  by his own petard, leaves him a  marked -man for life.'  "He said in his article on home  life:  "The faithful watch dog or the  good wife, standing at the door, welcomes the,master..*home-with honest  bark."*  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gentlemen, ��������� Theodore Dorais, a  customer of mine, was completely  cured of rheumatism after Ave years  of suffering, by the judicious use oi  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  The above, facts can be verified by  writing to him, to the Parish Ptfest  or any of his neighbors.  A. COTE, Merchant.  St. Isadore, Que., 12th May, '98.  Disfranchised.  Mrs. Barred Rox���������Will the delegates from the Leghorn Society be  allowed |o vote in the Mothers' Congress I. "'  Mrs. Brahma ��������� Indeed, no! They  are only lay members.  It Is An Officer of the Law of  Health.���������When called in to attend a  distrubance it searches out the hiding-place of pain, and like a guardian of the peace, lays hands upon it  and says, "I arrest you." Resistance  is useless, as the law of health imposes a sentence of perpetual banishment on pain, and Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Qil was originated to enforce  that sentence. /  All refined gold is not alike. Australian gold, for instance, is distinctly redder than that from California.  The Ural gold isp the reddest found  anywhere.  Minard's   Liniment  Cures Garget   In  Cows.  Gracious! I never saw so many  soiled faces in my life. Why don't  you use some soap and water "asked  a College Settlement worker of some  children in the East Side of New  York.,.      -     ���������  "We are waiting fer de angel,  mum," replied Tommy Tuff.  "What angel ?"  "Why, de lady dat come fru here  last week and give one of do kids a  nickel to wash his face."  DODDS   ,  KIDNEY I  ���������Aii   PILLS    -a  V'i|, :���������*  " ' \i MWw o- \t<i-  fir*   inJMAtirAy  --'   i e\ H(   t r ">   l  ex".,  Augustus Thomas, the well-known  playwright, was talking about first  nights and the hcartrendering anxiety  of them.  "On my own flrst nights," he said,  "I am a pitiful object, utterly without hope, convinced in advance that  my play is bound to fail.  Ah such times I often wish I had  the self-confidence that possessed  Charles Reade. He, after ho had  dramatized his novel of 'Never Too  Lata, to Mend/ wrote on the margin  of a certain passage:  " 'If the audience fails to weep hero  tho passage has not been properly  acted.'"���������Now York Tribune.  Nothing looks more ugly than to  see a person whose hands are covered over with warts. Why have these  disfigurements on your person when  a sure removerer of all warts, corns,  etc, can bo found in Holloway's Corn  Oure.  John S. Haald of Portland hns been  connected with the Maine Central  rnilroad for about thirty years as  claim agent, and has had some mighty  funny experiences. He was a witness  tn the frdlrxwlntt vnnrn neo In the station nt Waterville, Me.:  An old " hay seedy ' looking man  walked un to tlie lunch counter, seated himself on a stool, placed his  bright-colored carpet bag on the next  stool and partook of a nearty hineh.  lie )jtw>Av\l -d'.-m your., rr.or. a JI bHI  to tako out tho price of his lunch,  60 oents, and was surprised when the  young man said: "Not any change,  sir; your carpet bag occupied a seat,  and we must collect for that."  The old man looked dated for a  second only, and then replied:  "All right." and opening the bag,  "old carpet bag, I hnvo p������M fnr yonr  lunch and you shall have it."  Quicker than a flash he threw in a  mince pie, a plate of doughnut* and  several sandwiches, and departed  amid the shouts of everyone in the  station.���������Boston Herald.  Accidents to your hones  may happen at any moment  OBT READY for emergencies.  Buy a bottle of  Fellows* Leaning's  Essence  Por Umeneif lo Horses  Only 50c, a bottle���������sod saves  ollan worth of time by tx*-*~  lameness of every description,  dollars worth of time by curing  every deseriptto  At dealers, or In  from  ts  ^  Nations! Drug Ik Oltemleal Oo, UmHatf,  MONTRIAL  rVI  ���������"���������ST"  BR00K9" NEW  Wffm  ton  l.g.1  Almost as Old  As tha Hills.  lohnsotfs *  Spat  iss 9eee en tie awtet far H i*eera  AA  tntftittf tksltlas, fry It.  u much tAe.  At Amteet.  W.   N.   U.   Ne.   127. &  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH 'COLUMBIA.  BETTER OR SPIRIT'  u  BS.    1C-  is  .  LIKE everything: else, handwork is  at a premium for decorating  baby slips and the slips for the  baby pillows which grown-ups  find so altogether satisfactory for a  thousand and one uses. The prettiest  slips of all of them are embroidered  more or less elaborately, though invariably only on one side, and the saving,  if you can do that embroidering yourself, is almost the whole cost.  Such a pillow slip as tne one. for which  the pattern is given costs $8 6r $9 to  buy, yet fO cents wiil ar..ply cover tho  cost of making. And the slip, when  finished, is a handsome enough gift for  the baby of your dearest friend���������for  that friend herself, lf she aitects a little  extra pillow f r her bed.  Linen is the best material to make  sucn a slip of���������linen of a close, iirm  weave, as fine as handkerchief linen,  but without the Bheer, cobweiiDy quality  which is the halimark of the prettiest  sort of handkerchief; and which is;  instead, so firm that it is hard to draw  threads in it. ,  If the slip is to tit a pillow of a certain size, take the measurement of the  pihow and adapt the design to it. This  is much less difficult to do than it  seems, for the only part that needs  adapting is the scallop about tbi edge,  the line inside marked at a regular distance from it and the design itself  placed where it is most effective.  If no particular slr.o is indicated, tbe  usual sise is twenty-one inches long by  Sixteen and a half wide.    /,  Make the lower side in two pieces,  the shorter end about five inches deep,  both ends where they meet and lap fin-,  ished with half-incn hems, upon which  buttons and buttonholes are placed.  After the embroidery is done upon the  upper side, baste upper and lower sides  together and mark the scallop plainly.  Either pad the scallop lightly or embroider it over a thread.  The line inside the scallop should be  briar stitched with fine embroidery cotton���������either the double or single briar-  stitching may be used, although the  double adds even more of the dainty0  . touch than does the single. But, whichever you do, take as tiny stitches as  you can, taking them through both  thicknesses, so that the strain of the  pillow comes there instead of upon the  t scallop.  To apply the design, lay Impression  paper over the linen, the design upon  that, and go pver the lines witn a  hard pencil. Fill out the scallop, or  reverse the pattern, tracing over the  scallop again to fill out the other side.  A very pretty slip may be made with  only the larger part of the design embroidered, or one still more effective  than the design shown by repeating  the smaller motif, marked A, in the  opposite corner.  Pad  the embroidery,  and  do  It in  solid work, working the leaves from  -the-edges���������to^the^centre���������with- the-  stitches slanting: toward tbe stem.  Or, if you want to make a slip with  less work on lt than the one shown,  omit the flower design, and make it  with only the'scallop and the briar -  stitching.    ;  The same design may be applied to  the pretty little cases made to tuck  nightgowns in, which are. laid upon  the bed, against bolster or leaning  against the pillows. Twelve by sixteen and a half Inches Is the best size  ior these. ,..'-'  Centrepiece Holders  SOME one has Invented a pretty  treatment of the broomstick or the  pasteboard mailing tube which so  many women have found the most satisfactory thing to wind centrepieces and  dollies around when they have just been  done up.  A twenty-five Inch square of flowered  dimity is edged with narrow lace, or  bound wita wash ribbon or with one of  the many pretty Wash braids, and attached to the tube, which has been  covered with cotton batting in which  sachet powder has been freely sprinkled,  and then with the material.  The dollies are laid flat upon the  square, as soon as they have thoroughly  aired after Ironing, and are loosely rolled around the tube, both dollies and  outer covering kept from unrolling by  inch-wide ribbons attached; one in the  middle of the roll and one on each side  hear the end.  rjmm  *%  4  Spotless Laundering of  Summer Clothes  SUMMER clothes, now that white ls  so universally worn, are apt to be  a trial to the soul of the woman  who wishes them a spotless, glistening white.  Tnis is harder to achive than is usually bel.evtvl. Laundresses, even the  best of them, are ap*. to be caieiess of  little things, all ot which are painfully  . evident on a surface oi. siarchtu iinen,  Bieactiihs ou tae grunt*'. *��������� very tew  weeks is essential to snowy whiteness, but the good effect is quite  marred if unsigntiy green spots are  allowed to remain. After being re-,  moved from the iawn, all gai'intsius  Should be carefully inspected, and ail  such blemishes washed out  Then the hanging of clothes on a  line in the open air undoubtedly improves their appearance���������If the line  is clean. Too pften, alas! this is not  the case, and a skirt will show an  ugly line ot soil in const-uuenov.  The greatest care must bc taken of  a clothesline. It should be always  wiped free of dust before being uaed,  and must never be 'eft out of doors  when not in use, but must be carefully dried and put away. The rope  line is better, most laundresses think,  than one of wire, as danger of rust  is evident even when it is guaranteed  against  Irons also must be kept absolutely  clean and shiny, and thc cover on  the ironing table should, be frequently renewed.   ,  Attention to these little particulars  would prevent many a dress being  thrown back in the wa������*h without  beln? worn���������a necessity provoking alike  to mistress and laundress.  Dc  ; Cleaning Picture Frames.  JOKf'T attempt to clean picture frames  covered with goldleaf, as the finest  "and most beautiful of all gold frames  are. You can tell them by the way the.  gold, as you look at it closely, seems  laid on, here and there curling ever so  slightly away from the frame.  Any sort of cleaning, except the most  casual dusting, is bound to make the  gold scale off in an unsightly fashion.'  at, heart   one-  of the  kindest women of my  acquaintance,"     remarked     a  woman  who is having a hard strug-  fle to1 maintain an existence,  as th������  dor    closed    after   &    recent    caller,  "but   she   has   a-"' faculty   for   doing,  really nice things  in  a way  to  make,  starvation seem a positive joy by contrast:   This morning she came to telfc  me that she had secured the work for  me that I have  been hoping for for  weeks, and her visit has left me   not  exalted over toy success, but thoroughly depressed and at war with myself*  and heaven and earth."  "There is such a difference ln the way  nice things are- done by different people," remarked the friend to whom she-  was   speaking,   thoughtfully,    "and   it  Isn't always suavity or apparent gsra������-  ciousness of manner that makes the receiving of a favor pleasant. I have knowns  those who were  considered to hav* a.  positive genius for tact to*do things tat.  a way  that, simply left you  writhing,  and yet there really wasn't a word that  you could put your finger on or a trlcfc  of manner to Which you could object'"'  "Yes,"   I    know,"    replied    the   firs*  speaker sadly; "I've been through it all  rn  the past  few  mojiths,  and. 1  have-  almost come to the conclusion that it lathe   rough-spoken,   apparently   self-al>-  sorbed people who do  nice things for  you in the nicest way.   There was Dr.  B .who attended me when I \yas savin in the spring.   He only came a" few  times, but the trouble was serious, anft  I know it was his skill that brought ids'  through and saved me from bad after-  feff ���������fiCt.8  '-He did not send In his bill, so finally  I wrote for It. and In reply received st  curt note to this effect: "You have not-  bill with me���������you would have got welk-  just as quick if you hadn't sent for me.  and I never take money that I don't.  earn.1"  ���������'It didn't sound specially gracious,'"  said the friend,  "but I think I catch  your  drift.  You   weren't   left   with   a,  sense of obligation, and, after all. that  is  one   of  the?  worst   feelings   In   the-  world.   I hate doing things for people -  who feel that they must return therrf,  and I hate having things done for ma-  .by people who feel that I must return?  in kind or else remain their everlastlne-  debtor." ���������   .  "It's only a way they have, I suppose," sighed the first woman, as she  turned back to her 'work, "but th**>  world would be a much more comfort^  able place for those of us who haven't  struck luck If the word obligation could-  be cut out" ���������  WHAT TOE  ENGLISH^  *LANGUAGE NEEDS  ������ |^HE Philologist, the Purist and the--  I     Poet were gathered together.  *       "Yes," said the Purist, apropos  of nothing, "what the English language  needs above all Is a word to supply the  place, of   'his   or  her.'    When   I  say,..  'Every man  and woman  loves his or  her parents,'. I am correct,  but awkward.   If I substitute 'their' I am un--  grammatical.    We need badly a  word';  to take the place of this inconvenient.,  'his or her.' "  "The   Esperantists"    remarked    the-  Philologist,, "use 'oni,'  taken from the-  . French."   But no one paid any attention to him, for the Poet was speak-   tag.  "What^I-want,,,-iald-her"l"ia~lot"of--  rhymeo for  rhymeless  English  words.  Look at the words for which there is no  rhyme:    'Orange,'   and    'month,'   'and":  'window' and 'scissors'���������all without any*  exactly corresponding  words.   And afci  common words, too, and easily adaptable.   There are many others ot them���������  words I can't remember now, and shalt.  not until I get them into a poem and  have to change a verse to accommodate,  them."  "Well," said the Philologist, "you people may ray what you like about newr  words. I have trouble enough attending to the spelling and pronunciation of-  the old ones. Some'day you fellows'  come over to my house, and I'll show,  you my list of 600, words in perfectly  food use that once were hopeless slang,  hat  is  the   way - languages  are  recruited."  GRADUATED GLAS3EC  AND ''SPOONFULS1 V  * 4 T~\0 you eee thla glassr said the*  rj-y   L/  doctor, as he held ap to the  light a small graduated medicine  glass;v"ThU   indicates   exactly  the correct measure to uae for spoon-���������  fnls and tablespoonfuls;   It cannot possibly make a mistake.   And yet many-  persons, rather than use these correct  and inexpensive devices, trust to the*  varying shapeB and sizes of the roa������  apoons.  This custom belongs with tallow candles and bootjacks.  "The styles in silverware nn alwayi  changing, too. A short time   ago   **.  woman came to Wo to ask why the  medicine I had ordered had no effoat  on her. She had been ordered a soup-  spoonful every hour-one of the now  round aoupapoona, you know. Ph������ told  me that ahe had been using two U-  bic������poonful������, as abs thought ths dlrso*  tions meant a Roup lauit*.   ton hm* nu>  aginc how serious thia might have be.  come had the medicine been a poison.  And not only dootora recommend theat>  glasses. Somo day every woman will*  havo something very like them In her  kitchen, and instead   of   trusting  to<  memory or fate, she will measure out.  ingredient! In theso  perfectly  Infallible and perfectly   hygienic  glasroa.  But that, I am afraid," and the dootor  sighed, "will not ha until the rallleiw-  nlum,''  THE PILLOW FIEND  THE "art needlework" counter ia  always so crowded that you hav*  u splendid'opportunity to mor*  nliie before the goddess of the coun*  tt*r deigns to wait upon you.  Beside you i* n woman who Is boln*  persuaded into all port* of extravagance. A livid print of an Indian head,  on a ante cushion   square   Is   being;  trimmed by tho saleswoman. Gleam-  . ' X - .    - It , i  ���������'���������*     (,'**''������������������.      ������.���������������������     Mt      tm     *.<-.������>���������>     ..      ...������l,,  are lavishly distributed around the#  **tit vluuts ntcK-nu piulivutor >*������>>���������-  scheme observed, of counte-and nvw  dogen are not too few for a necklace.  Next, the embroidery slllf, Is dealt  out at the rate of two skeins to every  tint and shade that the eagle eye of  the *nl#*n������-*r>*on enn **xv. Twentv-twr*  ���������Mem* art* ciiarireii up to tnu <juiu(l������<*  woman, who certainly would be the*  better for a new stock and glovea*  which she probably "can't afford."  We may think of the comlori netrnr-  one Is going to enjoy who rests hie  tired head upon Ave doten glass beada  <n brass setting*!  All down the counter the same performance la being carried to the  purs**' limit while these mid* women  hru������h������I paat n t������hl#������ on whlrh notnm  two-tohed etteei* and t*p*������try pillow  covers were displayed at the reduce*  prices at 10 cent* and It. Only the  addition of a cord te needed to mak* ������anr  TttK  N^WS,   CUM^^LANt),  PtTiiTlsJr  GOttrtfBM  'IH''t"l"t"l'l''J["t''l"l"l"l"t"t',t,'t''l"i^'   .*  -STAR'  Livery  Stable I  J Hayman & Maxwell. J  Proprietors.  '. TEAMSTERS, and DKAYMKN I  5" iINGLE   and   DOUBLE   RK.S *  for   HIRE.        ALL   ORDER  PROMPTLY ATTENDED  TO  :: 3rd f^t. numberland  ������V.}w|.^.^|w|������.g.i|w|������^t^wjw|������|'"t"t'"t'*|''j"iw|w^  ' *������������������  THE OUMBKRLAND    NEWS  Iaaued Every Wednesday,  J.   A,  Bates,  Editor and  Proprietor,  Th������ columns of Tint Nkwk are open to il  a ho wish tu uxprusa thereiu views o matters of public tuteresB.  While wu do m-t hold ourselves re cm si-  e for the utterauceu of corresponded.-, we  aserve tho right of deuliuing to luaert  tituuiQuioatious uuneoesMrily personal.  WEDNESDAY,     MAY. 8,   1907  |^B^MM***^^Wir*M^^r^pW^MWMW^eMM^^WMWW>M<WWMS^e^WW^^  At"the moment   of  going   to  press The Week is in leceipt of  a dispatch stating that the Cumberland News has been   sold   to  Mr Wm Sloan, M. P., who   al  ready owns the Cumberland En  Terpri.se, aud will hence-forth   be  merged with the latter and cou-  -dueted-as-a-4iberal-Qrgan==sXhu_  Week.    '"'"_ "��������������������������� " ;;,."  It is up to the ^Veek, now thai  if knows1 better, to chastise the  party who strut it the above despatch regarding bale of/News to  Mr Sloan.    ,  We might also say, for the information of the Week, that Mr  Sloan was not the owner of the  Cumberland Enterprise, and further that the News will not be  4 conducted as a Liberal organ".  Thc News will heneeforth reserve the right io criticise tithei  political party. We are not  acre for tottr health.  .tmmm  A great deal has been written  and   said   about  thi   excellent  farm lands   in   the  vicinity   of  Chemaiau*. Victoria, Metchosiu  and the Fraser Hi ver, bnt  little  or nothing about the finest farm  lauds in Hritish Columbia especially those iu the Comox Valley,  Vancouver Island.   The soil  of  which is  said,   by   those  who  know, to be at least oue   third  better quality than other farming  lauds,   lu conversing   with   investors from eastern Canada aud  otber places, one is surprised, at  the knowledge  they   have  acquired, of the   different   farm  lands in   British Columbia  and  Vancouver Island, but their ig  norauce of the beautiful aud fertile lands in Comox Valley is de*  pi or able,    Always speak a good  word for Cumberland and Comox  V*U-r  To Cure a Cold in One Day ������^  Tdke Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets,^ ^l J&  Seven MMon boxes sold in past 12 months. TMs Signature,*-* ZZ*?^**  Days.  or every  ^Wvtl^ box. 25c.  Union  rmmJ^mh*���������Xy*mm^Lt C D-A-'VIS, PEOPEISl.  English 4 x BUTTON always on tap also, the ���������tunou* MiLW AUKEE  BEERS���������Anhenser, Bohemian, Schlitz, &c. "OLD UUEY BKAKD"  SCOTCH WHT^KY. Best Wines and Liquors of all kinds.  The Boarding and Lodging Departmen', undn'the immediate superintendence of Mas  Uavis, will be found b'itst class ia every respect.  HATES,  oo per day upwards.  For some time past the News  haa received numerous complaints from subscribers residing  in Comox Valley as to the irregular deli very of their papers  each week, we are unable to understand 'his as the News leaves  Cumberland post oflice regularly  each Thursday noon ond should  teach Comox and the other post-  offices in the valley the same  day. Miould we hear further  complaint* we Imve decided to  t We the inaucrIje'otc Inspector  Vieichftt on his gtxt visit.  EL;  ia, B. G.  The Rates are Lower than othef First-Cla'ss Hotels, with Accce-  modation Superior to Many.  ���������W ROOMS WITH OR WITHOUT BA$H,- ���������������������������  American Plan ^ $1.50 to $2,50  Pes I).ay.  European PlaiS2^i^l������, 50 to.$i.50  Free Bus.  .//STEPHEN JONES  JMJKight Price  FURNITURE STORE  As thfi'esuli of a recent jmdicioaB purchase anew 1 t of furniture  arrived this w.ek.   Wo se.l at prices to suit all rockets.  REPAIRING A Sl'KOlAtTY^   '  J. M. COLLINS, Cumberland.  A Ncmr Dainty*  Ros^tt������ Wafers  I������ you can Imagine a zephyr mixed with  dew and a li'tle powdered sugar, and fried  on a sunbeam���������you may get some idea ot  how a Rosette Wafer looks and tastes.  You  enn  twenty minutes  We'll sell you a full  ���������et of Rosette Irono  neatly boxed, for  In Thousands of  i.Homes..  Illuitratod Rosette Recipe Bonk  I FKEE on requme*-  VICTORIA, B.O.  GSAfilTE and JVIARBLlE  wows  /'"    Granite and Marble Monuments, etc,,  at the lowest prices consistent witl\ first  *���������     class stock and workmanship.    Write  for catalogue.  fl. STEWART,  148 Yates Street, Victoria, B. C.  l'li  lanaimo  i at & cost o������ ten cents, set to any address for..' VJv/C������,  irono, gQ, Watson&BIoGregor|  "1"       _   7     Sul������ Ac^utj*. Johnston StrwH   |  J  ml .<  .��������� ..-^.Lli.i.i,:,  Ul^Cii  s. s. 'Oity of Nanaimo.  VICTOtSlXA���������CCtvlC03E       koxttb  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 a.m., for  Nanaimo, calling at   North Saanich  Cowichan Bay   Maple Bay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when freight  or passengers offer.  Leaves Nrtna.mo Tuesday, <> p.m., for j  Union Uay and Comox.. .*'���������-���������-.-  ;Leaves Coniox Wednesday, $ a.in., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.     .  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m.,. for  Ccmox ;tnd \Va'y ports.      ,r ���������  Leave*- Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.       ..!".';  S'iils from Nanaimo Frida\,  ?  p.m., for  Victoria, catling at "Kuper and Thetis  Islands, Crofton, Maple Bay,  Cowichan   Bay and   Nonb   Saanich, when  freight and  passeugers offer  North Saanich when tide and; weather  H conditions  permit.  V ANCOtHTER - NA1MAIM0 - LADYSMITH   BOUTE  E. C. Emde  Bicycles and Supplies.  Local Agent  for  Comox District for  Cleveland  Massey-Harris  Brantford  Perfect  Rambler  Imperial  Bicycles.  Fairbanks - Morse Gasolene  'Jack of all Trades' eugim*  S. S.  JOAN.  JJ-tils t om   Vancouver   for  Nanain-o  daily, except Sundays, ai 1.30 p.m.  Sails from   Nanaimo   for   Van ouvei  d.itly, exec pi Sundays, at 7 a.m  TrMR TABLE   EFFECTIVE  MondtVy,October"l*t, 1906  NORTH BOUND��������� Hend OnWn  Second liand \Vheelt*  for sale*  Acetylene Supplies  Bicycle and general  Repairing of Sewing  , Machines,      fishing  Rods, Guns etc.  Scissor* ground, Saws gummed and filed.  Key and Pipe fitting.  ]3M St., Cumberland  Cumberland  Hotel;���������  COIt. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  Ll .AX^'J^COUp*   'STrUvET,  i  -1  RtitiilDS.  Victoria,  Uubsels.  Shuwnigan,  k  Hobble Hill,  I'nwiohftii,  Kolv������i -ih,  Uunyrtti'a,  ������*>nmen*i������,  Weuthulme,  Oaenwinua,  Ladywiiiitli,  South Wt-llington,  Nanauno,  VVelhugtm,  Passenger Trains  Daily  !    , N.1..I  Dc, D.00  9 04  2(32 ,  27.8  10.40  10.48  10 A3  11 00   ,  11,07  1.1.18  ivaa  11.157  12.18  12.315  Ar 12.53  Suudav  Weil.  Sat  No. ���������������  Do. 15 00  IS 04  10.17  10.22  10.30  10 41  ao 47  10.58  17 10  17 'i'i  17 ������5  17. *������*������  18.10  18.80  Ar 18 45  Mrs. J. li. Pikk'i, PiDj.ritttreeB.  When in Cumberland lie sure  and bluy at the 0 limber land  Hotel, b'irrit-Clasu -Acco.Uiwdi-  ti'uV) for tiunsienf ai'id pwniun-  onl boardnrs. ..';  Sample Rooms ana Public Hall  Run in Connection with Hotel  SOUTH BOUND���������Rend Up  V'iotorm,  RttHBI U,  KIiu-a uig.m,  11  Cobble H<11,  I'owiohan,  Kok'ilttb,  Uuuouo't,  ���������Soiiiwio",  AVentholmo,  (ThomaiiiUH.  Ludyumith,  11  Houth Wclltugtou,  Nannnio,  Weliiugtou,  No. 2  Ar  12.00  12.02  61 1  40 5  In, 40  10.13  10 Oil  10 on  ��������� ������.47  ������.������7  0.25  Do. ll,0i)  Ar. ������ 50  b,28  8.15  De, 8,00  No. 4  18-55  18,56  10.31  10.4������  )7>  J7������8  iv*-  lii.-i'd  io.������a  Du. 15.08  Ar. 15.48  16.^7  15.15  De, 16,00  Riverside Hotel....  i  THE FINEST HUNTING AND FISHING GROUNDS  ON THE !8UND.====  Livery 8tahlt������ and Telegraph Otllcw Convenient to Hotnl.  Thousand Mite and Commutation Tickets un sale, cood ove������ rail nnd cteai..ct  lines, Ht two and one-half cents per mile.  '   Special train* iind uieamcrs lor Excur.  ������ions, nnd reduced rites for parties mny  ! lie arranged foi  on application 10 the  Dint, Pans. Agent .it Victoria.  The Cnmpnnv reserves the ri-^ht to  change without urevmus nmice.sieamers  ���������ailiojf dales and hours ol sailing,  Excursion Tifkeis on .Snle fwm nnd to  nil Stiitions, uotui for goinn journey Saturday ind Sunday, returning nut later  han Mondav.  .1, W. TROUl'. Oeo. Hup. B.C. Oosit Ssr.  O. L. COURTNKY, Dist. Prt. & lis*. Ag.  MoirocliI B^os,  Rates from ftt .00 to $2.i>i������ |>i������r tijtv  Wood's PlwsBMinij i  The Oreat Etnglfm  JiMwIu.k  Tonos niwUnriBoratiwtliit wl,n|o    1  knorvou8 cj-Btoui,  nittkDM   ".���������<w  'Uloodln ������iii Vulua. ttr-j /���������" ��������� ���������>   '.  oits Debility. Mental nnd Jtrain. IVorey  :>.���������������    \  pondenoy, Sexual Weatntenii. J<muinloiin, l--i,.-r-.    '  matorrhaa, and Fifed* o/Abmo or /. rn'Mva,   a  Price^1 por box, 8lsfiu*B6.  Ono wllplMso. r.x a  wlllciro.  Sold by all arumrlrfta or miviloa ln  'j  pluln ))kB. on toooipt of nrlco.  New pom* Met  mattrtfrw.. ThoVVaea Modioino Co.  (foriiuirlv Wiiwilaor) Toronto On*  OURBBST  CLUBBING     OFFERS  this imper AN!) A NKW SubHoni������tion to  Hngalsr prie   (or both. 40������ir P, ioe  Daily[Witness,     $4.50 $3,00  2,oa  2.25  1.75 -  $4.50  Weekly Witness, 2,50  World Wide, 3.00  Northern Messenger 1.90  Our oaloulatiom aru bos������d stsioUj ou nek 1  oath in Advuaoe. Bsinyloi ot these (taper '  msy be aeeu at our otfluo.  Tmadk Marks  ^    Dmioni  OoFVRioMTt Ae.  OMttondinp aiV.������teli������mtj1(tiorlPtlnu mat  - in wir omnloa free wliethsr ia  . k . .ottabiy piMnuy^eo  inntMrletlrmnitiientiHl.HllN0bi.9Kc  tree, ui������t������at atatiertoTtoexiting  ��������� latitat  pumnnuila*.  ieht'ff������t7 -Jlileit ajreVinf W^rTnffMteftU.  l'i>i������Ui������ l������4<  SPMMfMt<M,1  Scientific American.  Ahsn4Mm������r*lllnt<mlMl������Mkl|r. iAtttU it*.  calaUon of anriMetiuafl i-wna). Terms, M ������  l-WAKif' JpoftH *** *-*���������������������������era\nam*mitra,  4i������aui  V  M. PEREZ, Prop.  Courtenay, B. 0.  9mV*^eW-*m***m*m^^  pBKAD, Cakei arid Pie* deliver  ed daily to any part of City,  i*���������-*._ . Groceries  TO OT)HF A COLD HI OMX BAT  Tak LAXATIVE HROMO QUIN1NB Tab.  lata.   All HragfNt* rtfund tha tnnaay if tt  taiU to onra,      B, W. Grava'a tiguatara if  in ������uih bor,   ���������*���������,  ���������mm**  w���������*���������*���������*��������� ��������� ������ m������  Choice  Thoroughbred,  8i������gle������>  t  comb, browo Leghorn eggrl  for aale, $x .oo per sitting.  Applj* Mrs, Roe, Union B ������y#5| ���������-^���������������������������������������������^���������Y-r-ff;*--..'- ''���������������������������*"������������������ ���������*-*���������������������������������������������' ���������-���������������������������*���������**- ������������������-���������>'���������������������������  ���������fsk tfftWs; dfr&sMtAati; itagyrarf CflLtJMfeiA.  _v?  /  r  PURE FOOD INSURES  (oodHemth  BAKING  POWER  INSURES  PURE FOOD.  E.W.G1LLETT ffXKTC  TORONTO.ONT.  SEEDS. TREES. PLMTS  FOR THK      '  FARM, GARDE& LAWN  or CONSERVATORY  "..,;/ ...... v wv.i'it)'ii. ".,'..  Hiding on locommiveh and   rail"  way cars of  tiie   Union   Holliery  C'������rapatiy hy any  person   or   per  Bone���������except ruin crew���������io strictly  prohibited.    Employees  -re sub  tec tv������ dismissal for alio*    jgaaim  By order  Francis D  Lrrtrn  Msma<rer  lien in Gumberlanu  STAT  AT THE.... i  VEa\I)OME.  ns   All Cow nibnobs fob Guests  NO seedless plume, NO pitWs.  ap  piey, Nt.) c'������hU>88Corn���������just old  reliably yarieiiep *\\ reafonable  l>ricee .-',.,- v  Fertilize] a , '..... JBee Suppli* i  8"iay Pumpa  Spraying Materials CutFloweu  Etc,    Etc.  Oldestestablished nursery on lh  Mainland of B,C.        CutalogFi.  M. J. HENRY  ���������     ���������*  Greenhoueee and P. O. Ad  drstee���������3010 Wobiiiiiiist.-i Ko.td.  BUAti lil NUttsERl KS���������Sowtli Vano-m-.  F.S.���������If your  local.- me-vl.ants do  n*  handlv thy seeds, send dirpct.   We pi  pay   50   pueU'eis  assorted   varieties n  CaRUEN SEKdS in'ordinnry j: pap<.  (.tested stock) to your nearem postoffi.  foi $1��������� 20 packetsfor 50c,, trial collect.,  A GUIDE TO ITALY.  OOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOuO  ���������*'0 -c  O      I   J I  \/ir-*I'\/   w  O A -k-t-t-a ���������   C  C  Livery  -A-lsTID  I  rus'BAR is Suppukw with  Best Uqu  ���������    and Ci^ar?  O. GAM.-BR  JAPANESE  at a li*������v\ Price,      .    ,   ^ "  Wh*le������ale andHetaJL  Sweet and 'Cleifii MUi^t"'  6oU>6 ...$2.er  JA. ABE  No. 5 Japtown, pumbwrianl B  m.,.li *���������****#��������� -..������������������������*    ������'<P������I  i '  JOHN McLEODF  tOU FIU8T.flI.AHS  CANDY. TOM'S.  OWARH & TOBA0COK  PAINTING  PAPERHANGING  KALS0M1NING  Satisfaction  Guana nteed  OKDEttS PROMPTLY  ATTKNUEDTO....  HJ.THEOBALD  Cumberland,  j ji --���������mmiii ��������� - -.     h ��������� - - -- ���������  Lin KEE,.  Tailor  UtlicS Tailor-Made  Costumes, Men's and  Boys' Suits, etc. etc.  Price** Reasonable.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  FOR SALE���������A farm of 16c  acre*, also bouse aud barn, situated near Comox valley Beauti  ful location, convenient to tbe  saltwater. For particulars apply at tliis office  reamin.  D     I am  prepared   to  ������     furnish stylish Rigs  * c,  , and do Teaming at .' C  g     reasonable rates,, -' .������������������.������,  xP:;^rLPATRlCK     :  . 5-- -,; . .���������     .    -CUMHEULAND  ��������� >00 6O0O0.QOO00O'NOO< -^  Bti?  You are sail for Eotaly?   . -  Oh. my. I weesh I gon* weeth youl  f show you aU' da place to see  An" all da besta peopla. loo,  An' evrathoeng you want, my Jrand,  So you coul(tl know w'en y<>u are througH  AW'pieeiiBS een dat so granda land���������  Oh; mf, Xyfooob I gon' weeth youl  Eh? Bur*l   I know da Ian* bo wai  I geeve advice baytore you go;  I' Ul you all you want me tal  Wat ees eet you weell like for knowT  Da churcha?  No; not Rome, my frond.  I tal you eef you want for see  Da fines' wans een all da land  You musta go for Napoll.  Da music?   You are fond of eet?  Wai. den, baylleve me eef I say  Ees no wan "play so gran', so sweet,  Like Banda Napoll ees play.  "Wat klnda wine?   Chlantl!   Oh.  My frand, you must have taste of dat!  Da best ees mak' from grapes dat grow  By Napoll, so beeg. so fat!  Eh?  Where da besta peopla lee ve?  Wai. now. I want you com" to me  Bayfore you sail, an' 1 wecll geeve  You names som' frands een Kupolll "  Eh?   Where da prttta ladles oes?  Ah, my!   Ravenna ees da place.  Not Napoll for findln" dees.  Ravenna girls ees gotta faco  So swcot and teeth so'white ns snow,  80 brlghta eyes, so black da hair-  Ravenna ees my town?   Oh.no!  My Rosa she ccs com' from il������ro.  Ypu know, I com' from N.ipoll,  Dat's how I know so moo< h to tal  About da besta theetips to see;  You see, 1 know uem vera waL  Eh?   Wat. good Uay. tny fraud.   Oh, nof  I glad for tal ymi w'at to do  , Een Eetaly bayforo >ou go���������  Qh. my, 1 weesh 1 gon' ,wceth yout  ���������T.  A.  Daly .In Catholic Standard and  Times.  '  An Interrupted Experiment  "The taiiu wbo Invented the maeblus  thnt autotuatica!!.\ milks cows has do*  vlfifcd nn attachment that will utillz-j  the waste energy In a mule's bliid  legs."  -   ' v  "How does lt work?"  "He barti't completed his expert*  ments. lie attached thu device nil  right, but tbe mule had a little wime  energy tbnt tbe mac-blue didn't" t:iko  up. This excess, which was stored in  tbe mule's left bind leg. was banded to  tbe Inventor wltb great suddenness  'And'mucb vigor." "  "How far did tbe inulo kick blm?"  * "As far as the ne&rest hospital, two  miles qnd a balf away." ��������� Cleveland  Plain Dealer. . r  ;E12it  Jkmlk^m*  The drink of strong men and healthy women  UnionBrewery  Is The Best  Bottled or In  Berrels.  The UNION BREWING Co.,       NanaimoBX.  Campbell's ���������:.'BAKERY  A Fine Selection of CAKES  alwaya  on  hand.  FRESH BREAD every day  Orders for SPECIAL AKE3 promptly attended,to  Dunsiuir Iverae,  CuiLberfeiil  QOLLEGIATE   SCHOOI  FOR   EO\S  BIRffiS;. -GR4P0EB  COURTENAY B.U.r .,  ���������**.   .11 ���������    -vi       1-  laurels.  BeiCf.^-i otreet  Victoria B. C.  I'aiM'i1   ami   Vibi'tii,  TOKIOHD   Bio MOP   OP  COLOMBIA.  A Recommendation.  .DREEDER of. olsHn* Cattle, Che>-  ter White PiRS,"/ Barred Plymoi t  .Rocks, &c  IMPROVED ST^CK,  At F ARM BRS PRICED  When In Courtenay Stay At   v  The Courtenay Hotel  Every conveme.u'v for gtteats.  Xhe Cc-utial Hottd for ^port������men  None but the Best of Wines and ''Liquof-  al. thu Bar.   ,-.,;"  RATES RKASO^ABLE  John Johnston,    Prop.*:  CANADA^   GRKA^K������T'."'  '-   -.   ,-'���������. A-* I     :y ���������-���������.-.   -  WANT   ���������-;*. ..,,..  A LOCAL SALESMAN  ������0%  (jUMMIU.ANI)  ���������   '     ���������   .   I*   ���������    ���������  It  tu Poll lliuh CIiibb NurHery stock  in Fruit* and Qriiniiitmtnlf J,im%  t'Ht lint (tf nuw spocialticri ever <'if-  ured, Stuit now flt bust Helling  Hwflson. Lfcvnml'by B.O. Gov.  onimont to noil iii tliffProviiieo of  liritish Columbia, Big induce-  niHittR, LibflrtU I'ny, liunuhoine  Kruu Outfit, Tunltory lfowrvod,  write for term������ ami ('������tHlogms ������nd  m\*\ 25c f<tr onr aluminum pocket  Miorniicope [MMgmiieh +5 timw������]  and 80c fur our bnndy snw, pint  tbe thing for trimming trees {cuts  iron an woll an wood.]  S tons tm, Wellington,  Foitthill  Nurwritjn,  lOrertWU������ort.l  TORONTO    - -    ONTARIO  MfttiaRliitf Director���������Well, ntid wlmt  nre y mr quiilldi'iitioiw for tbe '|.o>i of  nlgbt wutuliiuuuV  Applicant-Well, sir, for oao tblng,  tbe leuat noise wakes mo t.p.���������By������  fitRndej*. '    ���������  At  \  F.W. LAING. ESQ ,   S\. A?,   OXFORD.  Vje-Med by thrtt* (iiauuat*sb of tli������ Ittong-  mttiil {J\A*t*}VtM\t3a ot Great, Bi ltdin and IUl  *dn* ,'-���������>���������  SPORT  a������d Adventure  Ashore and Afioai  ROD and GUN  |Aivupt������U coun s * ot tiva sn*i<"< \x.\ilt mmju-  *i.���������ri'iiul-buiMi-i.ue,���������**t*i*b-.vjj_Jtti->iau!*l;_  tmnde gymuavixxot.     Oadut 001 ps o������w������on  APPLY TO  HEAD MABHOR.  &  O. H TARBELL'  If you like to read of the:experience* oj  ���������anglers, shooters ������nd campers or yubtlnB  or if you are interested In country life, ������*X  jour ner-sdealer fo������*, Forest and.Strata,.  ������r.wrlte (or free-specimen .cow, or ������������������  wenty-llve cents tor lour weeks*.Msltrtt.  ��������� Foteat and Stream ia a ������'������������' Wltt,P2ffi'  l-weekly iour*������l,whlch_������ti^niJ^TOlWW^  1 departments:  Ganvs B.ji and Con.      HuwU IWorj.  SeaandiGverFishln>|,  Y������chtias.       ,  The SpoHaman Tourist, C������*.i\oein<,   ,  Rifla and Trap. .    KannaL  Wo send free our catalogue ol tbe best boobs  00 outdoor lite and recreation.  FOREST AND STREAM M)B. CO.  346 Broadway. New York City.  4*Qimnr**M>mmm*m������**Vwvm* *Y*ti-*m*m  HIGH GRACE STOVES  f ..i\.iAii,<\rc-ii>i\jri>:tisiL*   i  . ���������oods 1  and  Genera! Hardware  ��������� -       - -       \ \  fc ��������� ���������      Mill. .-ILK "^���������������.������������������������     ������������������������ I      ������. '4  I Sportsmens Goods ? cook's cotton Root compouw;  Tho gront Ut-ortno Tonlo, ������.>������i.  ouljr mm oiftctual Jlout-V  Regulator on whioh vorocu  OeOKllEOIQINlCO.  ���������**f**msm  acae  ywwL^ainwnw '?**'  WATSOW'������  ������������������r.i ,'f 'l''  ,-i.C';t#"t-'      It  *"'*'l   '.'   '  ' ','  vi 1 ���������VT','  i     .     -���������I  \f t>< ���������it'A-rimmX. VJ'**fp*Vlli^  {'^y^^**]  ">r?'K "'  '     ?.  King ot Scotch WbiNki^N  9*m*m,**w ....    _. , ,  ��������� ������������������    ��������� i-m��������������������������������������������� ������������������ .ii 1.11-1111  ���������-���������-hittimt-   !������������������������������������        1 iiiiMii  1     in* nn*  The HU0S0N8' BAY CO  Solfi AgenUfor H C THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  ***  DARREL of THE  BLESSED ISLES  By   IRVING   BACHELLER,  Anther et -Ebcn Holder," "D'ri and I." Etc  eSOPYRIGHT,      1905.      BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING      COMPANY  ***[  (Continued.) j  "'���������r-l^y starts at home," he con-1  tinned, beginning the recitation. "Who '  can tell me where Is tbe Linley school-  house?"  A dozen hands went up.  "You tell," said he to one.  "It's here," was the answer,  "Where's here?"  A boy looked thoughtful.  "Nex* t' Joe Linley's cow pasturV'  he ventured presently.  ''Will you tell us?" the teacher asked, looking at a bright eyed girl.  "In Faraway, N. Y.," said she glibly.  . "Tom Linley, I'll take that," said the  teacher la a lazy tone. He was looking down at his fcook. Where he Bat,  facing the class, he could see none of  the boys without turning. But he had  not turned. To the wonder of all, up he  spoke as Tom Linley was handing a  eiip of paper to Joe Beach. There was  a little pause. The young man hesitated, rose and walked nervously down  ~ihe aisle.  "Thank you," said the teacher as he  took the message and flung it on the  fire unread. "Faraway, N. Y." he continued on his way to the blackboard as  If nothing had happened.  He drew a circle, indicating the four  points of the compass on it. Then he  mapped the town of Faraway and others, east, west, north and south of it  Ko he made a map of the county and.  bade them copy it Around the county  in succeeding lessons he built a map of  the state. Others in the middle group  were added, the structure growing day  by day until, they had mapped the,  hemisphere.  At the Linley; schoolhouse something,  -had���������happenedr���������Gunning���������noqr-sooner-  fihowed its head than it was bruised  like a serpent brawny muscles bad  been easily outdone, boldness had  grown timid, conceit bad begun to ebb.  A serious look had settled upon all  faces. Every scholar bad learned one  thing, learned it well and quickly���������It  Was to bc no playroom.  There was a recess, of one hour at  noon.  All went for their dinner pails  . and sat quietly, eating bread and butter, followed by doughnuts, apples and  pie.  The young men bad walked to the  road. Nothing bnd been said. They  drew near each other. Tom Linley  looked up at Joe Beach. In bis face  one might have seen n cloud of sympathy that bad Its silver lining of amuse*  incut.  "Powerful?" Tom Inquired soberly,  "What?" snid Joe.  "Powerful?" Tom repeated.  "Powerful! JluiJny crimps!" said Joo  significantly.  ���������'������������������ "Why dldu't ye kick him?"  "Kick him r-  "Yes."  "Kick hlm?"  "Kick him."  "Huh-dunno!" snld Joe, with a loolr  of sadness turning into contempt  "Scnirt'i" the other inquired,  "Scnirt? Na-a-w," said Joe scornfully.  "What was ye, thep?" -  "Parr'Iytod-*jcems sos"  There wns an outbreak of laughter,  "You was goin' t' l\elp," said Joe,  addressing Torn Linley,.  A moment of silence fallowed.  "You was golu' t' help," tho fallen  bully repeated, witb large emphasis on  the pronoun.  "Help?" Tom Inquired, sparring for  wind, at It were.  "Yei, help."  "You wan licked 'fore J had time,"  "Didn't dast-that's what's tbe mat*  ter-didn't duet," snid big Joe, with  ��������� tone of Irreparable injury.  "Wouldn't 'a' been nigh ye fer a mil-  lyun dollan," aald Tom aoberly.  "Why not?"  " 'Twnn't safe; tbat'a why."  I '��������� 'FrnW o' him, ye coward!"  "No; 'frahl o' you."  "Why?"  " 'Coa If one o' yer feet bod hit ���������  feller when ye como up agin ttint  wall," Torn answered slowly, 'Ultra  [wouldn't 'a* been nnthln* left uv him."  All laughed loudly,  Then there was another silence. Joe  broke it after a moment of deep  thought  "Like V know how be seen me," aald  bt*.  " 'Tin cur'us," aald another.  "Guess bo's one o' them preformera  like thoy hnve at the circus," waa the  opinion of Ham Beach. "Boo ono take  a pig out o' hit bnt Int' summer."  " 'Taln't fair an' aquare," said Tom  Linley; "oot Jeat eggsac'ly."  "Gosbt B'lieve ru run away," aald  Joe after a pause, "Ain't no fun bert  for me."  "Bett*r.eot." aald Archer Town: ���������Dot  /.' ye kftow* vfhen yer well off."  "Why nol?"  "Waal, he'd see ye wherever ye was  an' do 6uthin' to ye," said Archer.  "Prob'ly he's heard all we been sayin"  here."  "Waal,   I   ain't   said   nuthin'   I'm  'shamed of," said Sam Beach thought-'  fully.  A bell rang, and all hurried to the  schoolhouse. The afternoon was uneventful. Those rough edged, brawny  fellows had become serious.,. Hope had  died in their breasts, and now they  looked as lt they had come to its funeral. They began to examine their  books as one looks at a bitter draft before drinking it. In every subject the  teacher took a new way not likely to  be hard upon tender feet For each  lesson he had a method of his own.  He angled for the interest of the class  and caught it With some a term of  school bad been as a long sickness,  lengthened by the medicine of books  and the surgery of the beech rod. They  bad resented it with Ingenious deviltry.  The confusion of the teacher and some  incidental fun were its only compensa-,  tions. The young man gave his best  thought to the correction of this mental attitude. Four o'clock came at last  The work ot the day was over. Weary  with its tension, ail sat waiting the  teacher's word. For a little he stood  facing them.  "Tom Linley and Joe Beach," said  be in a low voice, "willyou wait a  moment after the others have gone?  School^ dismissed." \  There was a rush bf feet and a rattle  of dinner pails. All were eager to get  home with the story of that day save  tiie4wollt������b&dk>rought,to_sbame.-_TheyjJ  eat quietly as the others went away.1  A deep silence fell, ln that little room.  Of a sudden it had become a lonely  place.  The teacher damped the fire and put  on bis overshoes.  "Boys," said he. drawing a big silver  watch, "hear that watch ticking. It  tells the flight of seconds. You are���������  eighteen, did you say? They turn  boys into oxen here In thia country;  just a thing of bone and muscle, living to sweat and lift and groan. Maybe I can save you, but there's not a  minute to lose. With you it all depends on this terra of school. When  It's done you'll either be ox or driver,  Play checkers?" v  Tom nodded.  "I'll come over some evening, and  .we'll have a game.   Good night"  CHAPTER XIV.  THAT flrst week Sidney Trove  wont to board at the home of  "the two old mfiids," a stone  bouse on Jericho road, with n  front door rusting on idle hinges and  blinds ever drawn. It was a hundred  feot or more from the highway, and In  summer thoro we're flowers along tho  path from Its little gate and vlucs  climbing to the upper windows. In  winter its garden was buried deep un������  der tho snow. One family���������the  Vaughns-cnme once In awhile to seo  "tbe two old maids," Few others ever  saw thom save from afar. A dress-  maker enme once a year and made  gowns for them thnt were carefully  bung In closets, but never worn, To  many of thoir neighbors tbey wore ns  dead as If they bnd been long in tbelr  groves, Tnlen of their economy, of  their odd habits, of their past, went  over bill nnd dnle to far places. Tbey  bnd never boarded tbe teacher and  wero put In a pnnlc wben the trustee  came to aponk of It  "He's a grnnd young man," said he;  "good compnny, nnd you'll enjoy It"  They looked soberly at each othor  According to tradition, one waa fifty,  four, the other fifty-live years of age.  An exclumution broke from the lips uf  one, It sounded like tlie letter "y"  whispered quickly,  "Y!" the other miNwered.  "It might make a match," aald Mr.  Blount, Uie trustee, smiling.  "Y! Samuel Blount!" said the younger one, coming neur aud smiting blm  playfully on the elbow. "You stop!"  MtftA LetltlA Ix'imn laughing silently.  I'hoy never laughed nloud.  "If ho didn't murder us," said Miss  S'mnntlin doubtfully.  "Xousuukc," .said tbo trustee. "I'll  answor for lilm."  "Can't tell wbnt mcn'II do," she persisted wt'iikly. "When I waa In Albany  I wltb Alma Hasklrift a man came 'long  an' tried to pass the time o' day with  j oa.   We Jes' looked t'other way an'  didn't oreten' to hear him. Its awful  to think what might 'a' happened."  1   ������be wiped invisible tears with an  ' emorold������red handkerchief.. Tbt dear  may naa spent a gooo part of her life  thinking of that narrow escape.  "If he wa'n't too particular," Bald  Miss Letitla, who bad been laughing  at this maiden fear of her sister.  "If he would mind his business we���������  we might take him for one week,"  said Miss S'mantha. She glanced inquiringly at her sister.  Letltia and  S'mantha Tower,  "the  two old maids," had but one near rela- j  tive,  Ezra Tower, a brother, of the  same neighborhood.  There were two kinds of people In  Faraway, those that Ezra Tower spoke  to and those he didn't The latter were  of the majority. As a forswearer of  communication he was unrivaled. His  Imagination was a very slaughter  house, ia which all who crossed him  were slain. If they were passing he  looked the other way and never even  saw them again." Since the probate of  his father's will both sisters were of  the number never spoken to. Ho was  a thin, tall. Bjillen, dry and dusty man.  Dressed for church of a Sunday, he  looked as if he had been stored a year  in some neglected cellar. His broadcloth had a dingy aspect, his hair and  beard and eyebrows the hue of a cobweb. He had a voice slow and rusty, a  look arid and unfruitful. Indeed, it  seemed as if the fires of hate and envy  bad burned him out.  The two old maids, feeling the disgrace of it and fearing more, ceased to  visit their neighbors or even to pass  their own gate. Poor Miss S'mantha  fell into the deadly mire of hypochondria. She often thought herself very  ill and sent abroad for every medicine  advertised in the county paper. She  had ever a faint look and a thin, sickly voice. She had the man fear���������a  deep distrust of men���������never ceasing to  be on J^er guard* In girlhood she bad  been to Albany. Its splendor and the  reckless conduct of one Alma Haskins,  companion of her travels, had been  ever since a day-long perennial topic  of her conversation. Miss Letitla was  more amiable. She had a playful,  cheery heart in her, a mincing and precise manner and a sweet vd*ice. What  with the cleaning, dusting and preserving'tbey were ever busy. A fly,  driven hither and thither, fell of exhaustion if not disabled with a broom.  They were two weeks getting ready for  the teacher. When at last he came  that-ifteraoon-eupperJwaS'-ready.iand^  they were nearly worn outT  "Here he Is!" one whispered suddenly from a window. Then, with a  last poke at her hair. Miss Letitla admitted the teacher. They spoke their  greeting in a half whisper and stood  near, waiting timidly for his coat and  cap.  "No, thank you," said he, taking  them to a nail. "I can do my own  hanging, as the man aaid when he committed suicide."  Miss S'mantha looked suspicious and  walked to the other side of tbe stove,  Impressed by tbe silence of tbe room,  much exaggerated by tbe ticking of the  clock, Sidney Trove Bat a moment  looking around him. Daylight had begun to grow dim. The table, with its  cover of white linen, was a thing to  give one Joy. A ruby tower of Jelly,  a snowy summit of frosted cake, a red  pond of preserved berries, a mound of  chicken pie and a corduroy marsh of  mince, steaming volcanoes of now biscuit nnd a great heap of applo frit-  tors lay in a sotting of bluo china.  They stood a moment by the stove���������  the two sisters���������both trembling in this  unusual publicity, Miss Letltia had  her hand upou tho teapot.  "Our tea ls ready," said she presently, advancing to the table. She spoke  In a low, gontlo tone,  "This Is grand!" said he, sitting down  with thom. "I tel) you we'll havo fun  beforo 1 leavo here,"  tTo Be continued.)  FAMILY INTERFERENCE.  I  Beck on Which Manr * Happy Marital Ship Haa Been Wrecked.  Many a good matrimonial ship, with  Its sunlit cargo of happiness and hope,  has been wrecked on the rocks of family-interference.  It is in the first years of married life  that foreign interference ls most trying and dangerous, and it is this very  time when it is most conspicuous and  dominant -      *,-  These early years are time of gradual adjustment to new conditions, the,  formative period of harmonizing ..with  a new environment of growth in mutual understanding, perhaps of meeting disappointment and of rising superior to it or of sadly revising golden  dreams and unrealized Ideals, ot taking trial balances on the ledger of happiness, of awakening to the wisdom of  mutual concessions, of learning new  lessons In the school of experience that  .can never be learned vicariously.  These, are the* problems of two tbat  must be solved by them. They need  only kindness, sympathy, generous cooperation.  There is no need for the family to remind the wife that the husband Is not  eighteen carat that he will never make  a fortune, that they fear greatly and  then let their fear expand into a long  catalogue of detail that fades away  Into the dim perspective of the unspoken.  After the goods are bought and sent  home and cannot be returned what Is  tiie use of discouraging the purchaser)  Why not point out some good points,  something helpful and Inspiring?  Sometimes the interference of families becomes even more active and aggressive than this, and because of a  fancied grievance or a genuine opposition it actually comes between husband  and wife and by harsh criticism or condemnation seeks to plant the seeds of  discord between ^them.  Here Instant loyalty of the one to the  other should assert itself and refuse to  listen to the voice. In an instinctive  spirit of protection there should be a  calm, dignified protest of what if unessential should never be spoken and if  of serious Import should be expressed  only In the presence of the one thus  charged with what he or she should  have the opportunity of denying or dis-,  -^plwl^Tief^nQieTweWlFof muspiclon^  have time to root themselves in the  heart of the other.���������Delineator.  WINDOW DRAPERY.  A Driller,  An Irishman looking (or work took  his stand in a group at tha gate of a  large engineering establishment.   By  and by the foreman eataevut> to the  gate and asked:     ,     N    ���������'���������   .  "Are there any, drillers' here r  "Yes," said Pat, Htbnping forward,  He got the job at onoa, but ha had  not been working long at the machine  whan it broke down.  Tha foreman,  In anything but a pleasant mood,  then inquired:  "Where, man, did you learn drill-  inyP"  r'In the militia," was Pat'a reply.-  London Express,  Helping Out Mamma.  About a dozen peopla dropped in  unexpectedly at a oountry house in  Uio evening, nud ike fluttered lioat-  psr did her best Jn tlio limited timo  at her disposal to make a good show  at the supper table.  But she had only just begun to  flatter herself thnt things were passing off Rwimminelv when her vaunt*-  est daughter, aged six, remarked to  the gentleman next to her*.  "Aren't those nice tumblers we've  got, Mr. Brown t They all eame from  the grocer's full of marmalade. Didn't  they, roa?"--tondon Expreaa,  A White Cobra.  A milk white cobra some five feat  '.ong was killed with great difficulty, ao  says a vernacular pajJcr,  by some  Eeaaants at a Jhular near the canal  ridge on the Lahore-Mian Moor road  recently. Hooded snakes of thia tint  and else ara very rare io tba Punjab,  Aa  Ena-llah   Scheme  of  Arttatlo  later lot* Decoration.  The following Illustration wltb explanation from the fashionable English  ladles' home paper, the London Queen,  ls presented here because of the suggestions it contains in the always Interesting matter of window drapery:  "Here Is a little sketch wblcb I hope  may be of use to you In the arrangement of the side curtains and casement  THE THINGS TO EAT.  Man's Anatomy Suggests a Fruit Diet  As the    Most   Suitable���������What   the  London Lancet Says On Subject,  Those who do uot want to rank as-  extremists will do well to eschew the-  glandular organs, such aB sweetbreada  and liver, to pin their faitl^ to muttorf  and one or two kinds of fish, to give  up coffee and drink weak China tea.  Those who wish to go, tether should  reflect, first that man is neither carnivorous nor herbivorous. For long scientists have obscured the view by useless arguments as to whether or not a  man was meant to live like a cow.  Theits are other species than the  flesh and grass eating animals. All  students : of comparative; anatomy  know that the teeth of human beings  are identical with those oi the tragi vorOus* apes, who live on fruits and  nuts. Not only so, but the proportion  of bowel length to body length in man  corresponds exactly with that in the  same Bpecies in marked contrast to*  what obtains in all carnivorous animals where.the bowel is proportionally short.  A study of anatomy therefore suggests a fruit diet as the most suitable.  Further confirmation is afforded by  the obvious predilection of nearly all  children for such food. The best fruits  for food are apples, bananas, grapes,  nuts, dates, raisins and figs.  :  NutB are especially valuable owing  to the large amount of fat they contain. The old fashioned idea that they  are indigestible is due partly to the  error in taking them at the end of an  already more than ample meat mea!  and partly to insufficient mastication.  Chestnuts are the easiest to digest  and make an excellent food. Many  other fruits may be taken, always remembering that stone fruits sometimes disagree ''and that acid fruits  should be taken in moderation.' Strawberries contain a considerable amount  of purins and should be avoided by  all. with a gouty or "rheumatic tendency. Among fruits we include those  of the cereals, such rb wheat and  rice. White bread is free from purin,  but brown bread contains a varying  amount derived from the husk. The  most wholesome form of bread is unleavened,���������Lancet.  The Junius Letters.     ���������>  No fewer than thirty-Beven persons,  have had the "Letters of Junius" assigned to them, but since the publication of Taylor's "Junius Identified'*  in 1816 Sir Philip Francis has generally been regarded as iheirT.uthorrSir  Philip, who was ; at school with  Woodiall, the publisher of the letters,  was a clerk in the Secretary of State's  oflice and wrote for the papers under  various names. It is upon the similarity of his known writings to the  style ot Junius that his claim is principally based, though experts have  also identified his writing with the  feigned hand in which the letters  were written1 The most famous of the  other claims*** are Burke, the statesman; the American General Lee,! who  is said to have himself claimed them;  Lord George Sackville and Home  Tooke.���������London Answers.  His Humor.  He prided himself on being a humorist. He was running down the  steps of the hospital in which he was  working when he met a fellow student  leisurely climbing up. *  "Hello, Brown 1" cried the slow one,  notioing his friend looked pleased.  "You're in a hurry. What's the matter? Any good casesP"  "I should think so!" cried Brown,  just bursting with a new pun. "We've  got a woman in the ward upstairs who  is ao cross eyed that the tears run  down her back."  "What!" said his friend. "Could not  do anything for her, could youP"  "I should think we could," replied  Brown. "We treated her for bacteria."  And away he rushed to fire it off on  some one else.���������London Tit-Bits.  1  wiHUom UAAJfmn suujuih.  blinds, wblcb seems to puttie you so  much. It lo from a window treated by  Messrs, Story of HWrh street, Kensington, with curtains and balance of shad*  ow dnmnsk (a delightful all wool fabric reproduced from an old textile),  wltb casement blinds of printed cbnltls  cloth, You see, one set of curtains does  oot Interfere In ths least wltb ths otber ast aa tbey ara bung from different  rods. Tbe casement blinds hnvo tbelr  own pulley arrangement for drawing  end tm-lrti ������?!*������"  HaBBhtr Children,  There Is doubtless much truth In the  statement made by the Lancet the authoritative English medical Journal, that  most nniiffbty chlldr**.**) nro atott "bit  dren. "A large amount of tba so call-  ad naughtiness ot children," says the  Lancet, "mny ba accounted for upon  grounds wblcb quits exclude the deslr-  ability of punishment for its correction." Among these "grounds" are  Insufficient sleep, excitement, overflow*  Ing animal spirit* or acttisl disease in  tbe form of supersensitive nerves.  Further, ths Lancet adds, "Tba'faculty  of Imitation is strongly developed In  soma children, and tbey may copy on-  consciously a bad habit to deed or la  wort of ��������� parent or ��������� tsaeher.*  His Hsredltary Foe,  An Irishman, a Scotchman and an  Englishman on the unemployed list  were onee tramping the oountry in  search of work. On coming to a field,  of turnips they took several in order  to appease the pangs ot hunger. For  this they were dragged before ths  judge,,who took a Jenient view of the  ease,. Before sentencing each to 19  lashes on the bare baok he agreed to  confer a small favor according as each  requested. The Englishman asked tha  favor of his ovorcoat, tha Scotchman  his own as well as that ot ths Englishman, while the Irishman, outing  a sly glance at the judge, said. "May  it please your honor, I would just  like the Englishman across my baok,'*  Ileal Fa������teal*ar '#��������������� Cow.  tears ago tbe old fashioned stanchion  mat considered tbe ideal fastening foi  a cow. Tben followed a number of  other devices, all calculated to hold tbe  cows secureiy, but n*me el U-eui iw  tended *** glva tui'doiu ot iuo\vwcut,  Beyond a doubt tbe ideal fastening for  a cow Is tbe one which permits ber to  move bar bend In any direction at will,  wltb a fastening sufficiently long so  that she may it* down or step ucouud  a Uttle. Of course It will not do to  give ber rope snougb so tbat abs will  get herself In trouble or get other cows  ln trouble. Arrange tba feed, both  tbo gtulu and tbe roughage, so that  sbe can reach (t readily, yet not so sbe  can gst at and trample It underfoot  Any sort of arrangement wblcb will  enable tba cow to live in tbe manner  described Is Ideal, saya Denver Field  and Farm, whether It Is a box stall  of black walnut ar a fanct stall wltb ���������  ���������seat rap*  .. t lei  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND. BKITISH   COLUxMBIA.  Mrs. Cora B. Miller  Makes a Fortune  Started a Few Years   Ago with No  Capital, and Now Employs. Nearly One Hundred Clerks and v  Stenographers.  Until a lew  years ngo tin.  Cora  H.  Miller lived in a manner similar to tbat  ot thousands of otber very poor women  of tbe average small town and village.  ���������She now resides in   ber   own   palatial  brown-stone residence, and is considered  one ot tbe most successiul business women in tbo United States.  r  Mrs. Miller's   Mew Residence,   Earned In  1     Less  Than One   Year.  Several years ago Mrs. Miller learned  of a mild and simple preparation tbat  oured berself and several friends of female weakness and piles. She was besieged by so many women needing treat  ment tbat sbe decided to furnish it to  those wbo might call for. it. she started witb only a few dollars' capital, and  the remedy, possessing true and wonder-  rul merit, producing many cures wben  doctors and otber remedies failed, tbe  demand grew so rapidly she was several  times compelled to seek larger quarters,  bhe now occupies one of the city's largest  oflice buildings, wblcb sbe own*?, and almost one hundred clerks ani sinograph-  ers are required to assist in xm:9 great  business. '"������������������.-,,  Million  Women  Use It.  More than a million women have used  Mrs. Miller's remedy, and no matter  where you live, she can refer you to ia-  ales* in your.own locality .who ,ean and.,  will tell any sufferer that this marvfelOus,  remedy really cures women. Despite the  fact that Mrs. Miller s > business is very  extensive, sbe is always willing ito give  aid and advice to every suffering woman  who writes to her. Hhe is a generous,  good woman and has decided to. give  away to women who have never used ber  medicine ������1U,U00.U0 worth absolutely  k'Htiti.  Every woman suffering with pains tn  the head; back and bowels, bearing-down  feelings, nervousness, creeping sensations up the bptne, melancholy, desire to  cry, hot Hashes, weariness, or piles, from  any cause, should sit right down and  ^Bend_heEjoaBie_and_addres8 to_j Mrs. Uora  "B. Miller, Box 57067TraKom^nnd,r"Snd_rre-  ceive by mail (free of charge in plain  wrapper) a bo-cent box of her marvelous  medicine; also her valuable book, which  every woman should have.  Kant era ber, this otter will not last long,  for thousands and thousands ot women  who are suffering will take advantage, of  this generous means of getting cured. 80  if yoa are ailing, do not suffer another  day; but send your name and address to  Mrs. Miller for the book and mediome  before tbe f 10,000.00 worth Is all gone.  Disastrous "Steady Work."  Dr. John S. Bulst, the famous  southern physician, said in one of his  surgical lectures at the state college:  "It is always in rather bad taste  for a physician to boast of being  busy. Physicians, undertakers, and  grave-diggers only cause discomfort  when they allude to, good times and  prosperity. ,  "There was an old man who applied to the minister of the little village of Paint Rock for the post of  grave-digget*. His references, were  good, and* the minister agreed to assign him-to the churchyard. He was  to be paid so much a grave.  "The grave-digger haggled over the  prioe, finally accepting it.  "But will I get steady work ? he  demanded. ,      ,, x,       . . .  ������������������ 'Steady work !' said the minister  ' Land's sake, man, with steady work  you'd bury all Paint Rock in a  week.'"���������Chicago Chronicle.  rSUou. cur.   ^ J"***!*  *SL"8oA,v-.S-������*'������* "tejS.'S  mo������ttM-to������r yew. mt������wff**������^'' ������i  rheumatio sufferers ?-82  "Thev told me the story oi a well-  abfe lady of his acquaintance trud������  ?       wV iv,-, middle of the street in  ^^p^Ms^bile to^r  her ^assistance, explaining at ihe  Se time that the auto.was^11 to*  ^.I^ofSlost all, she sighed.  "All   but your beouty,"   said   he,  with a courtly bow. ���������u ������������������������������������,,������  "And you all but yoiir gallantry,  she retorted, smiling.-Sunset Maga-  zine.  After eating more than 3,500 raw  eggs and drinking 273 gallons of fresh  milk in a year, in an effort to cure  himself of tuberculosis, Amos Bell, a  citizen of Fairmount, Indiana, sickened of his diet, which became nauseating, and declined rapidly until  his death occurred.  *.  They Wafce the Torpid Energies.���������  Machinery not properly supervised  and left to run itself, very aoon shows  fault in its working. It is the same  wit)} the* digestive organs. Unregulated from time to time they qre  likely to become torpid and throw  tlio whole system out of gear. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills were male to  meet such cases. They restore to  the full the flagging faculities, and  bring into order all parts of the  mechanism,  "How do you oheck your wife's expensive tastes,"  "Just draw 'em blank to her order and lot hor fill 'em in."-Balti.  moro American.  Minard's Liniment Curss Diphtheria.  ���������a .  Magistrate���������You gave this young  woman suoh a lilt on the face that  she can't see out of her eyes. What  have you to say for yourself P  Accused-Woll, sho oft6n told me  she didn't want to soo mo any moro.  ������������������Megentlorfer Blpttor,  Have One  Doctor  No teste io running from one  doctor to toother. Select the  hm one, then stand by blm.  Do not delay, but consult blm  ft time when you ore tick.  Ask bit opinion of Ayer's  Cherry Pectortl for coughs  and cotds. Then use It or  not, just u be says.  wt ftsma enr atnMUta  JL i'rmmnrmtmteiam  Wt arte wen tt  yers "AW"*  Alwsys keep a bet mt Aytr's Pills In tba  bouse. Just one pill at bedtime, now sod  tfcea, will ward off mtay aa attack at  MUoasasts, fadigstffan, sick beadaefae.  Haw rasaf fears baa yoor decser koewa  pills? Ask blm all about tbem.  SAVED  BABY'S LIFE,  There are many mothers throughout C^' who do art hgtato^Jo  say that Baby's Own .Tablets have  saved the'lives of their i������'  One oi these is Mrs. John ShortiU,  Georgetown, Ont., who says: I have  uo hesitation in saying that J believe  tLi Baby's, Own-lablete. saved my  littlp ehTs life. From the time my  e Sr   was three months old she  She was frail aiici puny; lror~tood ma  heVrgood.andrwaslite^r^  out taking caie of to-^y0^  treated her tor some time, and finally told us he could do no more for  her and we did n<}t expect she would  get'better It >vas%hen I learned of  Saby's Own Tablets and deeded to  S them? Before I had given her a  box of the Tablets there was a great  improvement. Her digestion was  mueli improved, and lier ^bowels,  which had been terribly constipated,  Sed regularly. From that time  Z^bega??o thyrive splendidly, and is  now asg healthy a child as you could  wish to see. We are now never without a box of the Tablets in the  house. Baby's Own Tablets will  ���������promptly oufe all the minor ailments  of btfbies and young children, and  the mother has the guarantee of a  Government analyst tU this medicine contains no, opiate or harmful  drug. Sold by all medicine dealers  or by mail at 26 cents a box from  The Dr    Williams'   Medicine   Co.,  Brockville, Ont.       That spirit of thrift popularly supposed to1 pervade New England. Is  Smusingly 'illustrated by tlio obser-  vations of a Connecticut farmer.  The good man had been seriously  ill in midsummer, .but by reason of  his strong constitution is quickly ral-  Ued On teing asked in the autumn  how he was feeling, he replied in a  cheerful tone: ,,    ,        ..,  "Pretty fair, now, thanks. Anyway, it don't mako muoli difference,  seeln' that the farm's well fixed If  I?4 died in hayin' or harvestm' time  I calkilate it'd been $50 damage to  mo "  Thon, after a pause, he added s  ''Com 8.think of it, that's too low  a figure���������$65 would be nearer ���������.  Philadelphia Ledger.  Suffer Ko Moro.-There are thousands who live miserable lives because  dyspepsia dulls the facuUtioa and  ufiadows existence with the cloud of  depression. One way to dispel t e  vapors that beset tho victims of this  disorder is to order them a course pr  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills which ate  among tho best vegetable pills known,  being easy to take and are most of.  ficacious in their action. A trial 01  them will prove this.  The inhabitants of the Canary Isles  finding themselves oppressed by famine, sent to the governor ot Galicla  ono of their head men as an Am-  hneanrtmr Thov advised him not to  lone himself in long winded uuu. He  promised and kept hi* wuid. Ilo look  with him a large number of sacks,  and, arriving at the town where the  governor was on cireuit, he opened  one ot them before him, saying only  li.v-w words;    "It h omfv;  All  It, '  The governor ordered this sack and  tho rest to be filled with meal, but  he sold to tho spoaker:  "You had no need to tell us that  the sack was empty, nor that it was  necessary to fill it; we should have  rcadllv guessed that. Another time  be briefer in your talk."���������Bon Vi-  vant.  Howell���������What relations   exist   between you and Miss Cowell ?   ,  1   Powell-Her father and mother.���������  Illustrated Bits.  WHAT A PROMINENT  SALVATIONIST  OWES TO ZAM-BUK  V -  Mr. B. 0. Blurton, a prominent Salvation  Army woikwy who oocoples tha proai petition of Deputy Band-Muter at the Temple  Toronto, has just proved bow woritttrftuly  beneficial Zam-Buk U la cases of sUa trap-  Hens, puttulM, eta, Be says :-  "Pimplqg and fsores broke out all  over my face and neck, and notwithstanding all I did to try and remove them, they continued to increase. They were not only very unsightly, but very painful, and I was  sadly troubled how to get rid of them.  I was advised to try Zam-Buk, and  for several days I applied it to the  face and neck, gently anointing the  sore places. In a few days I perceived a marked improvement. The  sores were not so angry and some of  the inflamed patches became lighter  in color. I persevered with Zam-  Buk after noting that satisfactory  state of affairs and it did not take  long before the balm demonstr������,tt,d.  its healing powers. I found"'it a  splendid remedy, and it cleared both  my face and neck in fine form. I  would strongly recommend Zam-Buk  to all who suffer from any skin eruption whatever, and I trust the publication of my experience will lead  others to prove how beneficial Zam-  Buk is." ..":.-.   '  Zam-Buk is a sun cure for eczema,  itch, blood poison, ulcers, chronic  "BpresT^TingwormT���������-children-^���������-rashesr  spots, etc. It also-cures cuts, burns,  bruises, chapped hands, enlarged  veins, piles, and all diseased or injured conditions of the skin and subjacent tissues: All druggists and  stores sell at 50c a box, or post free  Irom the Zam-Buk Co., Toronto; for  price. 6 boxes sent for $2.50. Send  one cent for dainty trial box.  Married  Men the  Bravest.  London.���������Testimony was   given   ini  the House of Commons to the super-j  ior courage of married men:.   In the*  course of tlie debate on the war secretary's army scheme,    Major Seely,  who commanded a company   of Imperial Yeomanry in   the South    African War, said it "was the general  experience there that married soldiers  were more courageous  than the unmarried ones, and that the same characteristic   was admittedly   developed  in the Eusso-Japanese War. ������������������',  The French church crisis is a serious thing for the priests. Turned out  of their churches and homes, , new  occupations in which priests are  forced to embark to support themselves crop out in the news from day  to day. Ono priest took up wood-  turning and another1 decorating. Now  a cure at Centeville named Perin  announces himself as a breeder of  canaries. He offers excellent singers  for sale.  She���������I'm sorry you lost your temper over the fried steak this morning.  He���������But it wasn't fit to eat.  She���������I know, dear, but you must  consider the consequences. You made  cook very angry, and she may decide to put us on bread and water.���������  Baltimore American.  If your children moan and are restless during sleep, coupled, when  awake, with a loss of appetite, pale  countenance, picking of the nose, etc.,  you may depend upon it that the  primary cause of the trouble is  worms. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator effectually removes these  pests, at once relieving the little sufferers.  Your Doctor  Can cure your Cough or Cold,  no question about that, but���������  why go to all the trouble and  inconvenience of looking him up,  and then of having hispreacription  filled, when you can step into any  drug store in Canada and obtain  a bottle of SHILOH'S CURB  for a quarter.  Why pay two to five dollars  when a twenty-five cent������  bottle of SHILOH will cure you  aa quickly?  Why not do aa hundreds of  thousands of Canadians have  done for the past thirty-four  years: let SHILOH be your doctor whenever a Cough or Cold  *P$HILbH will cure 3/ou, and all  druggists back up this statement  with a positive guarantee.  The next time you have a  Cough or Cold cure it with  SHILOH  Abe Brown, a famous* Tonopah  faro player, lost $300,000 at one sitting. He is a professional gambler  as well as a mine owner.  Friend���������Well, how do you feel now  you're married?  Young Husbandy-(recently married  to a rich girl)���������Fine. It's just like  pay day every day. ��������� Meggendorfer  Blaetter.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  "George," she . said, "before we  were married you were always giving  me presents. Why don't you ever  bring me anything now ?"  "My dear,"  replied George,    "did  you ever hear of a fisherman giving  bait to a fish he had cought ?" Then-  vthe kittle boiled over.���������Tit-Bits.  THE  Greatest of Tonics1  Mr. Briefem,* the most famous K.C.  of his day, had retired from practice  for good and all, and most people  were content that it should be so. He  bought a fine plot of land and had  a magnificent house built upon it. But  now came an important point. What  should he call the house ? It was a  very puzzling question, and though he  fiondered it night and day a success  ul solution evaded him.  As a last resort he wote to a brother lawyer begging a suggestion for  a suitable name. In due course tho  reply came: "Dear Briefem," it ran.  "what is wrong with. 'Dunrobin ?"���������  English Magazine.  (Pnnounced 6hH**mXN.)  Troubles  TWlNTY-mE TEAKS' SUCCESSFUL RECORD  MONEY can buy advertising space, but it can't buy a  quarter oentury'i successful record of wonderful and  slmoet miraculous cures of the mott difficult and  Intricate eases of throat, lung and stomach troubles. Such is  lyfchine's record. Thousands of esses given up by leading  doctors as hopeless and incurable hava been quickly and j er-  manently cuwd by Psyehine. It is an infallible remedy for  coughs, oolds, bronchitis, pneumonia, consumption, indigestion,  loss of sppetite and all wasting diseases.  DtAFNIM OANNOT  ���������! OURID  ay local appUoatioai, as tatr cannot  Math: tbe. diteeied portion, of tat ear.  thtrt ll only one way to ears deafness,  aad that ia by oooitituuo&aJ rtmeditf.,  UeafotM ti eaostd by an lnnwntd condition of tht muooni lining or tat tsiattaca-  iiii Tubt. Wfatn tan tube li Inflamed  >u have a rumbling sound or Imptrftot  aring-, and when It ii tnttrely oiottd,  j%rneM it the rtinit, and tmttii tbt  .Jlammttlon can bt taken out and thii  jubt rtitortd to its normal condition*  bearlns will be dtitroytd forever 1 nine  eaiet oat of ten are earned br Catarrh,  ���������Wblcb ts notbtDf but an Intlamed condition of the mnooui inrfaoef.  Wt will givt Ont Hundred Uotlari tor  any oan of Uiafneii (earned by oaurrb)  Sat eanbot bt eared, by Hall's Uatarr*  irt,   Htnd for.elroulars. fret.  > 00��������� I'oledo, O,  fer eeasttaa  "liy ton hade terrible ooqrb tnd  wu wuted to a .Shadow. Pooton  mM ht could not lire. He uwd Fay.  ehlue, It oared hln."-Mn. J. Rug*  tr. Broekvll)*.     ��������� .   ._  '��������� Alter toklas l������.00 worth ol fir-  chine m? lunsi *n wtll tad life u  mln worth llTfnf,"--MTi L Rich-  atda, kurlottt cove, N.S.  " My lniv> are now aound tt a bell  after twins Hyehlno."���������H. fiobblni  Brldttbniy, Oat  . "Pwnblne mitd my Ufe.--A.Wtj.  dtn. TOorowall St., Toronta  Psyehine Never Fails     pgycblna haa no Substituta  AT ALL DBADCRS, 10c tnd 11.00 A BCTTUt  DR. T, A, SLOCUM, Limited, 179 Kin* St. W.. Toronto  |MM>imflaHBBBMMMiSBSBBHBmBMff>BHMaHMHHHIHMMamHaHHMSM^ ��������� **>  V, d, UUMMMX * OO  WA^.'-SA'^i.  ilea.  At tlio coinmoncoment of n goo-  gmpliv loHSon tho muster of ������ small  sohool nuked ono of his pupils to  tell him oi what the earth consists  and wu������ promptly answered, "Land  and water."  He then varied the question slightly, that tho (act might be impressed  on the boy's mind, and asked:  "What, then, do land ond water  make F" to which came the immediate  response:  ''Mud."~Chums,  Heart Dlieaie Relieved In SO Mlnutts.  ���������Dr. Agnew's, Curt for the Heart alvet  Sortme't enXlot lw nil onaea of nra-anto nr  ytnpathttlo Heart Plttase In SO piln*  hum, uud api'i-dWy I'tlccti* n cure. It l������  a ptarltaa remedy for Palpitation. Short,  neat of Breath, dmotherlng Spells, Pain  In left aide, and all tymptom* of a Du*  eased Htart.  One doit convinces.���������!!  "Oh   ye*   ice tiro oixt*M*od trx hpmnr-  ried this winter, but "I fear that sho  has not that confidence in me that  comes with perfect love."  "Why so r  "Well, when a fellow looks back-  as a fellow in love naturally will,  yon know���������end sees her testing the  diamond in her engagement ring on  tht* window pane, don t you think he  has good cause to feel a bit dubious r���������Strav Stories.  AND ARTISTIC  wall decorations come from using  AUbsitine.   Write to-day for our book,  "Homat, Healthful and Beautiful."   It  demonstrates In beautiful tri-color illustrations  how AUbmstiiie will make your horns mors  attraotivs and.sanitaiy,   It shows how eaajr it  > to apply Alabtattne, how little it oosts and  givesmany suggestions for horns furnishings as  well:������s.tor wall decoration.  Saa^t������te������aUfor a eepy of "HemesrHeaithful  ami Beaat^," wiil. oaajr i*mZ.j, uw l*itmi  {srttn dssoratiasi of jaw homo,  Alatattoia sold hy hardwara and paint daalsra  a~-% 8 pound peclcaga forSO eadlk  Mr rear eealer tar ttm eari,  HEVER SOLD W BOUL  LTD  W.   N.   U.   No.  KT.  mi   WILLOW STMCBTe PAWS* ONT  > AJmti r Aid Mitchell, his friends will
be pleased -o learn is rapidlv re-
c- vering roni his severe ;ittac-
of pneummii-i and was out Monday for the first time enjoying
the beauti rul sunshine.
THE  NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH^ .COLUMBIA.-
The examination for the ambulance cl-ss will I'eheldiu the
QityHall text Sunday morning
at It o'clock. AH members are
expected ^0 be present. Thi*
class has,been uii<ler the instruction of Dr Gillespie for the past
few months. .
Word was received by telegram
here last week that Duncan Mc-
Kav, formnrlv of ibis city had
"been accidently killed at Marys-
VilR Tlie information is rather
indefinite as it does not state
whether it is Marvsville, Wash-
infftQn, or Marysville. Kootena}r,
nor how the accident occured.
TENDERS
-.,-... .-  ' - * **
.*.> * -
Tender* wi 1 be n-cHv y the
undersigned up to Wednesday 8ih
for the erection of a building for tbe
Electric Light Co. Plans and
specifica'ioriB may be *een at office
���of Ii Grant & Co, Saw mill.
I,. A. MOUNCE.
4lb*tfi^^4X*>^
*m~ **
[ELL'S
UROaam
.-*, "-i*-f- ���l~'ViiiiiiL.wj*^iMi>w ���������
Mr P. Stoddart has kindly
donated a silver medal for tbe
sports here.- on the 24th. At
time" of writing the medal was in
an unfinished: state but had every
appearance of being the most
handsome medal offered at any
tinle by miiv person as ai prize
for sports iii Cumberland. It is
lip, tp the sports committee now
to say for what the medal is to
he given.
On Monday evening after the
council meeting the city fathers
and the city clerk invited the editor of:the'Nkws.-to-join them in
a dish of ice-cream and cigars at
Mi'TveodV    Tl��e invitation was
eii for granted it was in honor of
tlie editor's return to the newspaper field.     . ���
There are few men win at any
time offer any inducements to
encourage pupils in their studies,
but our genial jeweller. Mr P.
Sto'ldart believes that some mat
enal reward should be offered
occasionally. On Mouday lu
called the editor of the News into
his new store and showed him a
beautiful silver medfll which he
is offering for general prpfiqieiicy
to the pu pils of Courtenay school
Should there be any. pupils for
Entrance examinations the one
obtaining th? highest number oi
marks will be the fortunate pet-'
soli, otherwise it will be left to
the teacher, Mr Barron to decibe
The winner's name will lie engraved on the medal before pre-
sen tat ion,
INTHEMATrEHof Ucapter 115   of
the Revised Statutes of Canada 190(5
AND IN THE MATTER of the  Improvement oi the  Kennedy  River,
Vanoouver Island
T-^AKE NOTICE that the  Sutton  Lunv
���*��� ber aad   Trading  Company,   Limited,
haa on this day, in pursuance of section 7
of the Navigable Waters   Protection  Act,
Chapter 115, of the  Re-ribcd   Statutes   ot
Canada, 1906, t)led a pint* and description
of the proposed site with the  Miniater  of
Public Works at Ottawa, and  a  description there?* in the oflice of the Registrar Of
Titles for the District, in which suoh work
is pruposed io be ommtructed.-
ANU TAKE NOTICE chat oo Friday,
the 17 day ot May 1907, application will
be made to the Governor General in Gotxu-
oil for approval thereof;
Dated this 2nd day of April 1907.
BOD WELL & LAWSUN
Solicitora for the Sutton Lumber   and
Tiadmg Oompauy, Limited.
3t I5my.
IN THE MA 1TKR of Chapter 115 of
the Revised dtatutes oi Cauada
1906.
ANU INf THE MATTER of the Im-
' provxuieut of CampbeJl River,   Van
couver Llftnd.
rpAKE NOTICE that theluionmtioual
Timber Cptnpauy has on tlm d.iy in
(.lUreuahcet, of Section 7 of the Navigable
Waters'Protection Act, chapter 115 of
the .Revised Statutes .��� of ' Canada
1900," fyled a *$>'an.: and description of the proposed aite with the Miuiater
4 Public Works at 0 tawa, and a ' description thereof in theotiiue ot the Registrar of
iHtles for the District in whioh, suoh work
is proposed to be constructed!
AND TAKE NOTICE  that on Friday
jlie 17th dayot May, 1907^aopIioAtXoJtL^rjl-,
TU&NQVERS, TARTS,
s     CHEESE CAKES,
FRUIT SQUARES
2 5cta............ per do*.
QBE AM PUFFS,.... 80c doz.
MEAT PIES   '
Every Saturday
3 for 25c
&*m*1BBmm9^^*999*^L*9*'^^^ml*
lm..*,,.mm* *,...,���..*......,..
BAKERY
a mister and Solloito
IVotary Public
Convey anci rig
Dumboiland     B- 0.
DIRECT DRAFT
DAMPER. __ .
There is no dust
nuisance m connection with the Sunshine
Because the Sunshine is fitted with
a dust flue (see illustration.) *#$*
When yoa rock down the /'4p^Ufe?^vV
ashes (no back-breaking ^^f*��#^ across
shakuig with the Sun- . ^0^^'u' the fire-potto
shine) what dust ^$ggj���$$#*'. the smoke-tine,
arises is drawn .-^^P^' as shown in illustra-
from the ash- .im^i-^' tion, whereit immediately. ���..,
pan up the   -W^-g.% ascends to the outer air.    '        Wg
i"    e*   -M^'^'^      Only two things to remember IM
then   .^my^:''    in connection with this operation ���    ~���:*
JL*c
I
b
1$
���a
awn   S3d^^'
u   'wftfrt*-"'    ln connection with this operation :��� tffisg
jMMtr   open both the dust and direct draft |$��
^fe��. dampers. I$|
m**i i-Sjiaa saving furnace that you can buy,
l&fil^^o^rd!1 ���'^ y��ur ^oca^ drnler does not
M X-Wf^ han^e the " Sunshine " write
direct to us for
&
*>���
M
m
Sunshine is just the cleanest, sim- C:^
plest, easiest managed, greatest labor tg$
��������*������* ���������I  . -
' ��� ���* ��� ******
'.������V*V*V��
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Free Booklet
j*.*.v*v-\"CivV*i*;* *������' .���-���**.-*./.<*+/,.���' �����,
WChtyli
W ���Wrfti'.'.'ftt^
mm.
���-.j
Until fu tlier notioe we quote
���>.y the quarter as fdllow^
FOBE'.QOARTKR      -'    -     -     9ot��
Hind'Qua^tku   -    -    -    JO.-tB
J. f cphSTsons
J'unsmuik'Ave. Ocmbkrland.
ne made to tne Govemdi* <Sener*fiu Council
tor approval thereof.
Dated this 10.h day of April, 1907.
BODW'KLL. & LAWSuN,
Solicitors for trie luiewmuoiml Timber
Company.
da 22uiay
NOTIOB
-0-.
All accounts due fiuig Cliung
Chi, Fung Chung Hai, Chuu
LJak Chung of Uie firm of Bow
;Fung"& Uo must" be presented
at tiie.Bow Fuug.s Sipre by Sat
iitoay, Mayjith. ���
,; -ifCj iSam,   . '���
!.'. ;���'���'���,"'*'.";������ :;;\'1<ihttl   Huilg,
,  /'..,.   x,.;  Cuau Can ^heor.'
The stork has visited the
home of Mr and Mrs John Eurici
uud MY tvvo little'bo vs.
W B Anderson, formerly of
this paper, left-this morning, on
a business r rip to .Victoria.
The effect of the licence im
posed by this city upon commercial men, who do luumiess within
the city limit*, is having its results, During the past week or
so several of our leading merchants are ns a result having
their expense* paid to Nanaimo
and Vancouver by the whole-
sahrs, rather than that their re-
prevc?ntntives should be under
tlu- expense of the trip to Cumberland, then to be tracked down
by a policeman until the measly
five dollars is in possession of the
city. No objection is made by
iiuvunc lu lltcpicrtMiic aim ocne-
iit requiting from a ititie outing
at the expense of the wholesalers
but part of the money devoted to
that purpose should and might
as well be spent in Cumberland
ond if as some people state, only
one class of people in Cumber-
land reap the benefit, then im-
pose upon them a heavier licence,
nut bv all means plan to have as
much money as possible spent in
thc city. This licence has been
a had advertisement for the citv
of Cumberland.
Mr i�� Wi .Numis-revived
word last week ihat Mrs Nuuus
under went a successful operation
on. the 23rd ull, und was doiujj"
well.
REAL    ESTATE
Mr P. PhillippfC'H.Yrrieon hns
formed*n lnu-it^'.-ccoinHCtioiie witii
Nlr Ji A.;B����t*.rt Kdiior and Proprietor ot the ���'Cuoobe-'-land Nhv:-" for
tiie ptirjK^e of selling antl otherwise < killing tlciili'njr in Rmil estate.
Titrjlier LntiiiB, Coul Lunds, KarniK
etc,-
Properties limed with tliem will
hoHdv<-!i'iiNd fpr pit le'in. tlie jirinci
pftl cities und lownt. in -British-Col-
umbiti nlfoin Winnipeg, 'Ibrontn
and LtM.Uon, Out". For f.uiil* par'
licular*' npplA to either of ihe a-
fo'esaid jiarlien   ,      ;   ,,,.,..,,,
C. li. TAKBtLL.
London. Toronto,  Montreal.   Winnipeg,  V��ni��uv��r,
St. John, Hamilton, Calgary,..
Sole Agent
THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA.
Capital. 33#.;o,OflO
Reserve, $4,390,000
Amarb,   S45,*��00,OCO
DBP'-erra, $32,400,000
The Manager of the Royal Bunk of Canada
will be pleased to serve those
who   believe, in
Saving    Money
and placing it whereit wiit earn Interest.
Interest Added Four Times a Year in Savings Bank.
A. B. NETHERBY,   ^ager.
Harry Farmer, an old timer
here, returned last week and in-
icudij taking up lib residence
again in Cuniberland.
M. Matsuda and Ralph Johnson have signed articles to wrestle in Nanaimo on May 18th.
ac-
Mr. R. Grant, M. P. P,
companied by Mrs. Grant returned
Thursday from the capital. Mr.
Grant looks well after his legislative duties.
Mr Lttmsdcu arrived from Victoria on ThnWny Uet try nvrunic
the duties ofW*Uq/a wiih S.
Lei��er& Co,
Our 'jobbing department is,
firsf-class, but no person outside;
of the proprietor- id-authorised* to;
do business for us.
Mr J. T. Mdstoue, manager of j
the Big Store returned from   a
business trip to   Nanaimo   aud
Vaucouver. lastiuight. , He was
accompanied by Mrs Lidstonc,
NOTICB IS HEREBY GIV-
KN, that at the next sitting of
the License Commissioners of the
Town of Cumberland I intend
to apply for a transfer of the license I now hold to sell liquors by
retail at tbe Waverley Ho el situate on lot Two (3) Block Three
(3) Towu of Cumberland to Rich
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Dated */tli xld   uf A pi i' wo'/,
SAM SHORE
Cornox Co-Operative
Soeiety.
BUTCHER  SHOP
Dealers in all kinds  of Meat.
A fresh stock of Vegetables in season.
F. AITKEN. Manager
To Day
A large stook of Straw Hats in
Ladies trimmed and untrimmed. also some lines in mens & ohildrens.
J McPhee & Sons
1
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K.AIDA
Merchant
TAILOR
LADIKS' TAJU)lt-MADE COSTUMES A SPECIALTY
SUITS mAOH TO   ORDER AND
IN ANY STYIiB YOU WISH.
Prioes From $20 to $40.
I
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B. C.
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WEDDING  GIFTS.       ���
At All PHcea,      From ll.oo to $SOO��oo*
Steerllns Silver and Cut Qlaaa
Engraving no Charge
P. STODDART, the Jeweler.
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