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Array 'U:  i  n^  FOURTEENTH .YEAR  CUMBERLAND, B.C.   WEDNESDAY.  FEBRUARY, 20 - jW  JUST IN NEW STOCK OF IMPORTED  MASQUERADE  [AIRN'S SCOTCH PRINTED & INLAID LINOLEUMS  Latest De- igns. Lar-ge import ment of Patterns to  choose fsow, in 1, 2, and 4 yard widths;    also STAIR  AND HALL LINOLEUMS  , t  Cut atsd L,aid to Order.  Having bonglJ^very heavily in this class of goods you will  find our Prwp!'' Rig.'it.  _,        ti'V  1  >   LAKOE STOOK OP CARPETS, CARPET ,  ... .SQUARES, RUGS AND MATS.....     -  * '1  Juet arrived a consignment of-^  TAPESTRY AND CHENILLE CURTAINS.  We thiok these goods will interest you aud we respectfully  invite your inspection. ".-.,  B  LIMITED  m  There is one branch ofpuhlic service in town that abuve anything  else ii? important to thn   a fey of  the property uf our citizens, and a  branch, by the fame token, that re  quired help und a live interest in its  welfare  more  tbau almost everything eke.   We allude to the Fire  Company      The group of ci'izeus  who form the brigade of volnuieers  are sadly handicapped for want of  proper appliances for fighting life,  should o6ca sion a rise.    Perhaps the  public do not realize, or pejhaps  they do not think, what this'all  means.     'Die lire men. at the call,  (and the response ia quick and gen-  ural) rush* to ihe engine house, in  whatever clot he? they may chance  to be wearing.   It matters not if it  is a $oO-spit.%  The fire is reached,  water is turned on, aud if all goes  well, tue blaze is extinguished in  due course,' a few suits of- clothes  perhaps being tuined in the oppra-  lion, but if (as frequently happens)  the   worn, and   half   roi ten   hose  bursts,  the flying  water drenches  all hands?, the busy foet trample the  wet earth into mud, oud whiie re-  pairs are- being effected, the main  body devote themselves to a band  to band conflict with thedevouiing  elemenr,     T-hey are generally successful^ g lur y_J o_t iitioj-i -h ut-wit at-in  WIRE JNEWS  Victoria, IS���������Extension, and E,  & N. Ry to west coas) is to bd commenced -shortly, thia statement wan  made by officials of the Co today.  Nut absolutely certain howeverlhat  Railway to we*t  coast   this  year  everything depends upon  surveys  which are being   prosecuted   with  all possible dispatch.   There   are  atl'i two t-urvey parties in field one  baiwe-fn Wellington & Alberni and  the other some where   along   East  coast.    Mr Cartwright CPR  Div-  ibioual Engr.   today ' stated   that  ���������Uiore was no question about CPR  building line to some place on west  coast in   near future.   Thai    had  heen deoided    upon.   Tbe , points  under consideration are   which   is  the best route and where the most  satisfacti.iy harbor facilities be obtained on the coast.  Nanaimo,   13th,���������Well   known  Brewster express, a, is car electric  tnun on Harlefn divifliou of Ne���������  York central railway, jumped track  at a curve near .Woodland road in  Bronx    l0 night   ^  death or ,���������,ury to GO people.  N������n.imo,19lh..A|ajk(i|i  l������'^������>thllt,iM ���������_-.,.,_ ,���������:,  .*������-m- Island WM mmetm]  floated yeatorday  and M.|ed  ������  Seattle todaj\  N������n������imo, 19th- RanohSr ^  1'ves in Cedar District ,������T. he  "om-ied uo loas  than  ������ix.r dead  ������������?  Phe,,8ams  ������������   Quenneliy  *** on   Saturday  ���������o*d  weathm  ^���������.g proven too WTOre for WM..-  Hens who are unencumbered w.lh  'o������g tails are able t���������Bwilp,acM'of  shelter inaccessible to males  *4i_m  tm   ji&i&i- Wt  a'kS  to  ���������ww-  Enamelware. Kales', Forte, &c,  The Magnet Gash Store Leads Them All.    $  ���������**xm*������wmtm*msKmtxuta*mMiiw*vm -*  .-.   -     ���������-.    -���������   ���������   .- .-,'���������*������������������ ������������������*!.��������� ���������   ';������������������ " ���������������������������*      --.      i'- . /   ' ' ' ".'  auiweanimvnwmimm^^  ..'-., ���������-..-���������   A        , I .......  OFFICIAL ADMINISTRATOR'S  -    -..NOTICE, ....     '  In the County Court of Nanaimo  holdeti at Cumberland.    In the  matter   of John    Connflll   dec-  ensod, and  in   the  mailer    of  thc 'official Administrators  Act.  Upon reading the affidavits of William  Wesley Willard. nnd H. F.   Jones it is  ordered that William Wesley Willard,  official, administrator, for part of the  County Court District of Nanaimo shall  be Administrator of nil and ulrnruhr lhe  goods, chattels nnd credits ofthe said John  Connell   deceased   intestate and that  this order ho published iu llie Cumber  Jand News ncwsp.tperfor one insertion.  Sad, H. HAU1U80N, Oo.Ot'.J.  Cumberland, B. C. February 6   1907  P.  Phillipps  Harrison  Solicitor  for  OfTScmi Administrntnr  LAND REGISTRY ACT.  ln tho matter ol an -application Ior  a Duplicate CortiAontoof Title to  Lot 128, Comox District.  I heraby give notioe that it in my  intention, en the expiration of one  month from tlie first publication  hereof, toJiwue a Duplicate of the  Certificate of Title to said lend,  irtaued to Jnni������*>������ Morley Onrti������ on  the ritli day of March, 1801, and  numbered JlHOa.  8. Y. WOOTON,  Registrar General.  Land Registry Oflice. Victoria, B.C,  lbi������ 8th day of Feby., irjOl  .NEWS."'NOTES OF THE  ; -OITY,' -::'::,,  - Mra Charles Whyte, who hap  been an invalid for some timo.  leave;* thia week for Vancouver for  expert medical treatment.  Mr arid Mrs Reynard of Vancou  Ver ate visiting Mrs  Strang,   Mrs  Reynard's mother on  tho ovo of  thoir departure for California where  they wiil rt'bide in future.  KiiwaairAaw^  NOTICE  Applications will he received, hy  the underpinned, for llui pu-,uioii of  Constable for tlie City of Cumber -  land until 6 p.m, Monday Feb 25  1907,  ALEX McKINNON  pity Clerk  rinmhArland, Fob. 18 1007,  DEATH.  It ia our aad duty to record  the  deathofMrsJB   BounoH,  which  occuwjJaitniRhtatlO pm.iuthu  Hospital,  MARRIAGE  By the ltevd Mr Menzies, at  HamJwwk lue* cViuiing, .\,'r '1 >iknl  and MlBh M Murdoch, Mr Lr.n  Pik-it m*d Min Murdoch attending  the happy jouple.  een tive is there' to risk life or limb  in the oause when'tbe popuiace will  not exeri ^ihethselves-to-'fiee that  proper  appliaucea   are provided ?  ,Nevv noee periodically, -helmets.and,  lire boots.     A  hundred, ond one  things abut.are d>/ue without, to the  pereuuai.risk-; cost, and discomfort 1  ofthe firemen.   Hose is perishable  and haa a nasty knack of bnr&iing  when il ie worst needed.   Think of '  what it  would mean should a fire !  ������������������bjnakout 00 the main n.rnel during  the"dry season? or auy season for  that matter.    The whole bueincHR  part, and much of the rc-Hidential  poriioi: nf the city would bc n-dneed to ashes,, if: lhe fire were not  /ought eyfitematvpally",' and under  present condition*. tWt would bean  impoi-nibilily.   The^ouncil u,������ed 10  donate a yearly sum for fire purposes, but now they cannot afford  this      The masquerade On March  21 et is tor the purpose pt raising  funds for equipment.     Prizes are  ���������tiiven,wUh liie^ovelcondition that  oos'tumes winning prizea must be  wide in t'tiinhi.'Hmid .     Let every  oueA'dp i lio gowd work I   If not aa  a niatiqiui: Umii as u speotalor. lull  the htili und pmiwct your property I  tiomo of ii'0 i-rii'dpalptizeu are  us follows--  For tho Bmi Cu-Jtume whioh must  be jniniti iii the difirict, of goods  piiroWMed in Cuinherland, to  ?:������,p!Ciumi. any clii.i'uuor���������^il'.oo  oaun l-'i muy a no yVuiluman.  For B. -1 N'Uinnai CJM.-afltor���������Hume  nuiniiioiiH iiltruke -nd purcJiaso  ���������$i'o.  Best^ei up AdvertiKln^ any Cum-  i.^rlni.d I'iui'iiij.bN'   -Nt-,  Ptt'nt   W ���������!-;    ���������������"  ,;���������;  Ot'nllc;������4.>n,  4  Seattle    passenger   Str   Portland  while enroutefrom Valdez -Inland,  Alaska tp Seattle, struck   on   Entrance  Island near Nanaimo  yesterday in dense fog, plan       n ore  hatch damaged so that water rushed in large volumes, vessel put full  speed astern and backed off   rocks  and was run a������bore   on   a   candy  ' jjeach at Gidxriolaj6iand,-Ito,----iovent-  foundering. she is resting easily and  will   probably,  he   floated, today.  Tho Str Salvor of  Victoria  with  two divers hus arrived and temporary repairs are  being  made.   The  Portland haa 15 passengers aboard  and a cargo of copper ore.   The Str  Joan en, route 'to   Vancouver  this  morning etopped at scene of wreck  where passengers   wero   takeu  on  board  and sailed for   Vancouver  where tbey will travel over land to  their   various   det-ainations.   The  Portland was originally built for  the Atlantic coast trade, her fotcaer  name wus Haytien Republic, and  under that name many we*.rd nud  mysterious tales, related'" of "her by  old sailors of her being one of worst  filibusters and smugglers of modern  times.   Tho vessel piled up on En������  trance  Island  with terrihV force  and would have foundered  but for  thf prompt action of Capt   Marson  who  ran  her   ashore,   Entrance  Island is five miles east of Nanaimo  Nanaimo, lOth-Western   Fuel -  Co has chartered a   new' Colliery  which is now being built at Stock.- -  ton England.   She is   0f  Titani.  type and will arrive in Sept,   Capt  KgnesofViptoriahasieftforEng.^  land to bring ves-el around   Horn    <  Lud)  Wil-J  HOSPITAL, CONCERT  Tho Hospital cotn.-t rt on tho 25th  promiunt* tn he inWi, and af the  public horn always h.ivo been generous in their putrointgo of enter*  titinnieni- f r 1h.1i in.-Ututinii, it it*  sale in Hav that then- will he n  uroivdwl hou-o.  tammmem am **���������$*,tmm\mm\ut.\emi-**m 1���������1 ��������� ��������������������������� ^twa^amaiMM-ajMa^MM*  ClmogeH of ads must he"  in  this  office nol later than Monday  noon.  Vancouver, 19.-Australian str.  Miowein enmo near mooting fate of  Valencia off coast Vanoouver Island  lust Friday morning. Capt. Hemming was taking soundings when  he found only SO foihomH of water,  whioh necessitated him heaving to  until morning when fog cleared.  He found ship on Swittsuro bank, 5  miloH from shore.  Supt. Marpole of C.P.Il, doniea  roport that Coy, are buying any  lauds at Alberni, It js nolioved  here that C.P.H, will osrtainlygo  to Alberni but no lands will be  bought,  A couple of thousand dollaia dam*  t������s������ was done 10 ���������*,,*,&, station yesterday by tire.  -XondortH^-British-EmbWyiT  Washington is now best paid post,  in British diplomatic services.  Salary having been raised  since ������p..  pointment of James Bryce as Ambassador, to $10,000 a vear with an  additional $10,000 for expert of  establishing him iD an emhasey.  Seattle, 19th.-There willrbe no  more liquor ,sold>in^eatth.onSuq. l  day's. Mayor Moore to-day issued  an order to the Chief of Police fo,.  hidding the sale of liquor ���������n Sun-  days and any saloon-keeper caught  selling intoxicants on Sunday will  be arrested and bail refused, To en.  force this stringent measuro thirty  polioemen have been sworn in,  Viotoria, 10th,���������Thoi. Taylor- of  Reveldtokft is horn hut M* oW(r;jr  in as Provincial Secretary haa nol  taken place Manaon is still hero  performing duty of ollice for Ohief  CommiwioDerchip of Landa and  Works. Thotowiil be mWp rivalry  between Carter-Cotton, Klllsnn arid  Thompson. Speakership will go  oitfcor to Kberts or McPhillipg.  A hospital is about to he osta*  Wished at Van Anda 011 Texada.  Now York, li)-White Plains and  Nanaimo, 19th���������Yesterday being  the last day of the herring fishing  season many fishermen made tho  best use of their time and filled up  everything in bight ho anxious wero  tho Japanese to gel flsh that they  ovorlouded throe large boatg whioh  sank thus liberating the herring.  San Francisco, 19 ���������Str. Boveric  left here Saturday for Union Bay  to load ooal for Sau Franciseo.  Soaltle, 10���������Str. Oity of Parataa  left horo for Union Bay for hunker  coal.  Nelaon, 19th���������An Italian miner,  naraod Louis Manfrou, aged 28������  waa instantly killed to-day at Moliy  Gibson mine, owned by La Plata  Miiilotf Cu-., deutii resulting from a  uiis'shot.  POSTPONEMENT  Owing to the -serious illneu of  Mm J B Bennett, Mr R Grant haa  oauaed the danoe ho waa giving tonight, to be poatponed.  TO LTCT���������Hawkshaw 3 mliei from  Sandwiok, 160 acroi, HO oleared, 19  head of stock, For terna and par*  tieulare apply to,  H. S. PORTEOU8  Courtonay P, O.  lit 20m THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  y*  DARREL of THE  BLESSED ISLES  By   IRVING   BACHELLER,  Author of "Ebcn Holdcn." "O'ri and I," Etc.  COPYRIGHT.      1005.      BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING      COMPANY  CHAPTER I.  IT -was In 1835, about midwinter,  ���������when Brier Dale was a narrow  clearing, and the horizon well up  in the sky and to anywhere a  day's journey. Down by the shore of  the pond there Theron Allen built hia  house. Today, under thickets of tansy,  one may see the rotting logs, and there  are hollyhocks and catnip in the old  garden. He was from Middlebury,  they say, and came west���������he and hia  wife���������in 1829. From the top of. the hill  above Allen's of a clear day one could  look far across the treetops over distant settlements that were as blue  patches in the green canopy of the^or-  esfT over hill and dale to the smoky  chasm of the St. Lawrence, thirty miles  north. The Aliens had not a child.  They settled with no thought of school  or neighbor. They brought a cow with  them and a big collie whose back had  been scarred by a lynx; He was good  company and a brave hunter, this dog,  arid one day���������it was February, four  years after their coming, and the snow  lay deep���������he left the dale and not even  a track behind him. Far and wide they  went searching, but saw no sign of  bim. Near a month later, one night  past 12 o'clock, they heard his bark in  the distance. Allen rose and lit a candle and opened the door. They could  hear him plainer, and now, mingled  with his barking, a faint tinkle of bells.  It had begun to thaw, and a cold  rain was drumming on roof and window.  "He's crossing the pond," said Allen  ns he listened.    "He's dragging 6ome  . hea.v_y__thing___over_the.ice." ,;  Soon he leaped in at the door, the little red sleigh bouncing after him. The  dog was in shafts and harness. Over  the sleigh was a tiny cover of sailcloth shaped like that of'a prairie  schooner. Bouncing over the doorstep  bad waked Its traveler, and there was  a loud voice of complaint In the little  cavern of sailcloth. Peering In, they  saw only tbe long fur of a gray wolf.  Beneath it a very small boy lay struggling with straps that held bim down.  Allen loosed tbem and took bim out  or the sleigh, a ragged but handsome  youngster with red cheeks and blue  eyes and light, curly hair. He was  near four years of age then, but big  and strong as any boy of five. He  stood rubbing bis eyes a minute, and  the dog came over and licked bis face,  showing fondness acquired tbey knew  not -where. Mrs. Allen took the boy in  ber lap and petted him, but he was  afrald-ltke a wild fawu that bas just  been captured���������and broke away and  took refuge under the bed. A long  time sbo sat by ber bedside wltb tbe  ���������mndlo, showing bim, trinkets and trying to coax blm out. He ceased to cry  when sho held before him a big, shiny  locket of silver, and soon his little hand  came out to grasp It. Presently sbe  began to reach hia confidence with sugar. Tboro was a moment of silence,  then strange words came out of his  biding place. "Anah Jouhan" was all  th-y could mako of them, and they re-  rnombored always that odd combination ef sounds, They gave him food,  which, ho ate with eager haste, then a  moment of silence and an Imperative  call for moro In somo strange tongue.  When at last ho came out of his hiding  placo he fled from the woman. This  time ho sought refugo between tho  knees of Allen, whoro soon his fear  gavo way to curloBlty, and he began to  feel her face and gown, By and by be  fell nsloop.  Thoy Boarchod tbo sleigh nnd skook  out tbo robo and blanket, fluding only  a pair ot warm bricks,  A Froncbman worked for thc Aliens  that winter, and the namo, Trove, was  of bis Invention.  And so came Sidney Trove, bis mind  in strange fetters, traveling out of tho  land of mystery ia a winter night to  Brlor Dale,  CUAritiii ii,  THE wind, veering, came bitter  cold; tbe rain bardcued to hail;  tbe clouds, changed to brittle  notn txt front and shaken to  shreds by the rough wind, foil binning  ln a scatter of snow, Next morning  when Allen opened his door the wind  was gone, tbo sky clear. Brier pond,  lately covered with clear Ico, lay under  a blanket of snow. Ho hurried across  the pond, bis dog following. Near the  fur shoro wns n bare spot on tho Ice  cut by one of the nI������-Mi rutuiers. Ip  iu tho woods, opposite, was tho Moss  trail. Sunlight fell on the hilts above  bim, He baited, looking up nt tlio tree-  tops. Twlir, branch and trunk glowed  with the fire of diamonds through a  lacy flecking of hoar from, hv-ery irvo  bad pvt on a jacket of Ico and become  bs a fountain ot prlstiaatic'Tiues. Here  and there a dead pine cose like a spire  of crystal; domes of deep colored glass  and towers of jasper were as the landmarks of a city. Allen climbed the  shore, walking slowly. He could see  no track of sleigh or dog or any living  thing. A frosted, icy tangle of branches  arched the trail���������a gateway of this  great, crystal city of the woods! He  entered, listening as he walked.  Branches of hazel and dogwood were  like jets of water breaking into clear,  halted drops and foamy spray above  him. He went on. looking up at thii  ������ong sky window of the woods. In  ���������Tie deep silence he could bear his heart  '^eating.  ''Sport," said he to the dog, "show me  Tbe way." But the dog only wagged  his tail. .  Allen returned to the house.  "Wife," said he, "look at the woods  yonder. They are like the city of holy  promise. 'Behold I will lay thy stones  with fair colors and thy foundations  with sapphires, and I will make thy  windows of agate.'"  "Did you find the track of the little  6leigh?" said she.  "No," he answered,  "aor will any  man, for all paths are hidden."  "Theron,   may  we keep  the boy?"  she inquired.  "I think it is the will of God," said  Allen.  The boy grew and throve in mind  and body. For a time he prattled in a  language none who saw him was able  to comprehend, but he learned English  quickly and soon forgot the jargon of  bis babyhood. The shadows of mys-  ~tery-that-fell_a_y,eiLhis_cojBjngJgngthen^  ed far into his life and were deepened  by others that 'fell across them. Before  hp could have told the story all memory of whom he left or whence he came  had been swept away. It was a house  of riddles wh<tre Allen dwelt���������a rude  thing of logs and ladders and a low  roof and two rooms, yet one ladder led  high to glories no pen may describe.  The Aliens, with this rude shelter,  found delight ih dreams of an eternal  bome whose splendor and luxury  would have made tbem miserable bere  below. What a riddle was this! And  then, as to the boy Sid, there was tbe  riddle of bis coming and again tbat of  his character, which latter was, Indeed,  not easy to solve. There were few  books and no learning in that bome.  For three winters Trove tramped a  trail to the schoolhouse two miles away  and bad no further schooling until be  was a big, blond boy of fifteen, wltb  red cheeks and large eyes, blue and  discerning, and bands hardened to tbe  ax helve. He bad then discovered tbe  beauty of the woods and begun to  ���������tudy the wild folk tbat live In boles  and thickets. He bad a fine face. You  would bave called blm handsome, but  not they among whom he lived. With  tbem handsome was as handsome did,  and tbe face of a man, lf it were cleanly, was never a proper cause of blamo  or compliment, but there was that In  his soul which even now bad waked  the mother's wonder and set forth a  riddle none was able to solve,  (Jo Be ���������Continued.)  in* vnltntrp of tlic F.nut,  Omar Khayyam wns a famous Per*  Blan poet and mathematician in tho  twelfth century, who was employed by  tl:o Sultan Mitlilc Shah In revising tho  astronomical tables and in making a  thorough reform of the calendar. Ho Is  bettor known to us as the writer of  some 500 epigrams In verses of four  linos which nro unsurpassed In tbolr  pure diction, flne wit and crushing satire These clever and fascinating  quatrains were put Into English by  Edward Fitzgerald, who In 1860 published "Tbe Rubelyat of Omar," a rendering marked by oxqutslto melodiousness and by poetic Insight and power.  Omar has beon culled the Voltaire ot  tbe east because of bis brilliant and  ,.u..���������������-.,t wit, *.v!i.!c hA- depth of tender*  th-������������ tin<V profound thwrrht and his denunciation of tho fnto which dooms to  decay and death what It best and most  beautiful In tbe world reveals mucb  that reminds ono of Byron, Swinburne  und aiimm'.'.iuii. S'.'hAiev.h^vr.  CITY OF EDMONTON.  Canada's Moat Northerly City Hat Nov*  a Population of 12,000���������Grew  From 1,200 In Five Year*.'  Tho building' permits of Edmonton  this year are over one million dollar  in value.  Five years ago the city had 1,200 of  a population; a conservative estimate  now places the population at 12,000, and  ln great confluence the good people  of the most, northern city expect to  have ln another five years 35,000 inhabitants.  The city owns Ita public utilities,  electric light, water works and telephone ayatema. For a thousand miles  north wheat can be grown. Government statistics on the crop of 1906 show  the average yield of spring wneat .n  the Edmonton district to have bein  24.29 bushel*, and winter wheat 24.51  to the acre.  Subserve* Enormous District.  The city, subserves an enorrnous district to the north. In that vast territory the Inhabitants sleep in blankets  made in Edmonton of Central Alberta  wool, and eat flour, oatmeal, baoon and  butter malde at Edmonton, the latter  being enclosed in tubs of Edmonton  manufacture. The doors and windows  in the far northern residences are sent  from Edmonton factories; and the  cigars smoked are the product of one  of its flourishing industries Every  package of merchandise that goes into  that country bears the brand of some  Edmonton house.  It is essentially a modern town, with  yet a fund of historic associations. It  was scarcely a village ten years ago.  and nearly three-quarters of it have  been built during the last four yeara.  The city is one of the greatest primary  markets for fur on the continent. It  Is rapidly becoming also a milling centre, there being now in the city and  Aear-by territory, fl :e flour milts and  a cereal mill, with a flour mill of ?M  barrel capacity under course of construction.  '.,������������������     Enormous Su->-'v of Coal.  Another obvious factor in Edmon*  ton's development is the enormous supply of easily-mined coal of high grade,  whioh underlies the city and surrounding dist; ict. This aoal is so easi.j-  mined that it can be sold retail, and  delivered Into the cellars of citizens at  a cost of $3.00 a ton. Coal of good  steaming quality is delivered to mills  and factories at a cost of not less than  _������1.50_per- ton. ,:  Tfien3ulldlin_WTMtTire"^^  streets are not of the light, cheaply  built class more or less temporary so  often noticeably In a hew town In the  Weist. They are solid, massive, permanent structures. The water works  and sewerage systems, together with  the electric lighting, were taken ov������.r  In 1902. The water Is taken from the  Saskatchewan, a glacier-fed stream  which Is absolutely free from organic  matter. On electric lighting the city  Is making a good profit notwithstand-  Jng that rates are lower than in other  Western cities, the revenue this year  ���������acceding $50,000. The service ls beyond criticism, and no town ln Canada is better lighted than the new  capital. There are now about 350 telephones on the Edmonton exchange  (also a municipal enterprise). There  ls a farmers' line going through the  Clover Bar and AgWcola settlement*.  A Mile of Cement Walk*.  Notwithstanding the enormous cost  of cement at such a distance from  points of production, last year a mils  of cement walks was put down, fourteen feet wide,  Some of Edmonton's public school  buildings Hre structures which would do  crodlt to any city In Canada. Alberta  College, completed about a year and a  half ago, has built an addition whicf  doubles tho capacity ot the bul'dlng.  With the coming of tho new the old  passes away. Recently the Old Inn of  Edmonton was torn down, a plaat.  around which life centred forty or fifty  years ago. Thoy atill toll the talo that  when any traveler complained of thi*  fare provided at tho hotel ho was gravely advised to ro to tho next, which was  only 750 niilou on, Portage la Piuiri-s  being the first stop after Edmonton  that boasted an inn.  ELEANOR.   AND THE..-  GRAFTER  By Harriet Batchelor Bradner  The day Eleanor Beverly had been in  her position as Cornwell's secretary six  months something happened. The political boss of his precinct, McWilliams;  having made an engagement over the  telephone, paid the young lawyer a  visit at lunch hour, when the place was  practically deserted.  Having carefully closed the door behind him, he settled his huge bulk lu a  chair and came at ouce to business.  "Mr. Cornwell, we need your support  in the coming election," he began impressively. >'lf a man of your sterling  worth comes out for our candidate it  will settle the vote of the majority."  "Impossible!" returned Cornwell decidedly. "As I have repeatedly told  your agents, I do not approve of your  selection and cannot conscientiously  vote for him. As to the influence of  my decision, you greatly overestimate  it" ' ,--.'���������������������������'  "Sen here, Cornwell, we've got to  have you with us. ;*Lipper is all right  Man, you're prejudiced^unjustly prejudiced. Why, he's the ^Oat. inoffensive  fellow���������harmless as a kitlen!"  "That's my opinion of Mr. Lipper exactly," observed Cornwall, smiling  grimly���������"inoffensive, harmless, unable  to say 'no;' a weak fool Ta the hands  of unscrupulous politicians."  : "Hey^S-What's that about unscrupulous pq^ijglansV" McWilliams' bulging  eyes gjared savagely. "This ain't no  subjectUoLbe treated without gloves."  The rvro men looked into each other's  eyes for the space of a second, the one  angry and uncomfortable, the other  calm and undisturbed. Then McWilliams leaned forward and began in a  confidential undertone:  "Look here, Cornwell, I don't mind  confessing to you  that  we're up  a  stump.   Lippers is a regular frost, but  nr"W%il^o^lett-him^  end of money lost."  "Which a good-natured alderman,  once elected, will see to returning,,of  course," interrupted the lawyer dryly.  "I'm glad you catch the drift of my  remarks so quickly." McWilliams'  smile was comprehensive and bland.  "Yes, I follow you perfectly, but you  haven't my sympathy." Cornwell look-  here, so I gave him tbe amount" ne  wanted and took his check for $5,000.  Had the light subsequently thrown on  his character illuminated Mr. Hendricks at the time I would unhesitatingly have refused his request. This,  Mr. McWilliams, is the explanation of  that check���������facts with which you are  doubtless already acquainted."  "Indeed! Let me advise yon, my  friend, to remember your vote while it  is possible." The politician's tone was  Insultingly familiar. "This little fairy  tale would sound rather flimsy before  a \i-v-r, i fancy" and be oroRseo hi������ ���������  ������eei ijisur<������ly una orusnea an unagv  nary speck from his broad knee.  Cornwell rose stiffly to his feet Hie  eyes were dark with anger, and hi*  muscular hands clasped and unclasped  in an effort of self control.  'So your plan is to frighten me lute*  submission, ehV" he said, his voice-  ringing with contempt. "Well, it won't  work. 1 don't scare worth a ������������������. even  at a charge of bribery!" and his lino-  lips curled.  McWilliams leaned back In his chair,  his pudgy thumbs hooked in the arm-  holes of his waistcoat. "Who'll prove  your story to a jury'.'" he asked insolently. His eves narrowed to furtiv*  slits.   "Who'll prove ir, I sayY"  "I will," answered the ringing voice  of a giri-"l will!"  With a violent exclamation of irritation, the grafter sprang to his feet, and  Cornwell, ^wheeling,   looked   straight^,  into the'shl^ng eyes of Eleanor Beverly, who stood just within the door.  '   "I knocked, but, hearing no sound,  supposed no one was here," she said t������$  him breathlessly.   Then her eyes traveled to the other man, and she spoke:  "You are the grafter McWilliams. 1  have been waiting for you to coma"  "You surprise me."  "I expect to surprise you still fur*  ther," Miss Beverly replied easily. "Mr.  Cornwell," she continued quickly, "two  months ago I sat behind this man and  a friend of his on a trolley."  McWilliams lunged forward, his eyes  predatory and threatening.  "They both had been drinking and  were talking rather loudly. I heard  them speaking your name and laughing  over a trick the other man had played -  on you���������a trick that put your honor in  their hands. They spoke of the check"^  ���������Cornwell set his teeth, and his eye*  blazed���������"and told how they expected .to  "I'm surprised at you," said Jlgley,  "trying to borrow a dollar from tbat  fellow Ilarduppe. You're surely not In  such awful need of money."  "No." replied Hhnide, "but I felt sure  Ilarduppe was. Anticipated hltnr tbat'f  all."   Catholic Stand.'ird nnd Time*.  Afrnld fo Cnme Dark.  "How enn SUinnera afford to stay si  long in Europe?"  "It's a good deal cheaper than H  would ho to c^rnr* \ neb hort* and pay  bis debt*."��������� lietroit ���������yr,.*, t'ettae  Cnlnmet.  "Calumet," supposed to bo an Indian  word moaning "pipe of poaco," was  wholly unknown among tho savages.  It Is Norman and signifies In general a  pipe. Tho pipe of poace was a "ga-  nowdaoe" among the Iroquois and a  "poagun" among somo other tribes.  Tho Algonquin* cnllod It "poagan," tbe  Wlnnobafioes "tahnoeboo" and tbe Da-  cotabs "chalndonltoopa."  Tliv Gulf Stream,  Western Kuropo's climate would be  changed entirely were tbe Isthmus of  Panama and adjacent territory to be  submerged, for in that case tbe equa-  tv/i'Ial current v.-ouJd be carried !nte th**  Pacific oop���������, i.r.fl the $?u!f str������nm,  wblcb docs so much to warm Europe,  would not emerge into tbe Atlantic.  Pnvln* Tamaarno'e Vole*.  Recently Tamagno, the Italian tenor  and tbo groatost sluger ot tbo age, desiring to leave for his children somo  record of bis gonitis, bad mado upou  specially prepared plates for reproduction tn tho phonograph several record!  ot hlm songM. Two ot thisac records  have boon preserved In a museum in  rail*. Tho plates were jutdw wltU  great caro and nre seated In rootnl  boxes, containing olno chemical compounds for their preservation. Tho  boxes aro labeled and dated. Ono will  be opened fifty yeara from now and  tbe otber tt the end of ��������� mature.  itilxi holpino tuk aun.ui, na bax������ix>  COBNWKM. TBU CHECK.  ed him straight in the eye. "Mr. McWilliams, you knew before you camo  here tbat I wasn't open tp bribery!"  And be settled back ln his chair,  Tbe boss of tbo precinct emitted an  ugly smile. Fumbling In an inner coat  pockot, he drew out an envelope and  extracted from It a cancoled check.  "I Men to persuade you gentle," be  aald. "Now we'll see what preasure  can do." And, still holding tbe imlle,  be banded Cornwell tbe check,  "Well, what ef It?" be asked after a  brief examination.  "What of itl" exclaimed McWilliams  ln exasperation. "What of a check for  |5,000 to you from JIeu������kkk_r���������*Xcu  dricks, tbe grafter?"  Tbe young man flushed angrily.  "Aad to yon purpose to show this aa  proof tbat Hendricks bought me In  some deal for $5,000?" ho laid, tbe  color creeping away iruiu bis iip������ a*  be recognised tbe false position Into  wblcb tbe presence of tbe check forced  blm. "Mr. McWilliams, you know better tban that!" Even tbe well seasoned boat shrank a little from bit aoger,  "Some time ago Mr. Hendricks hurriedly entered my office and begged  me to ieud, bhu $2,000 la cash to idoia  out a real estate deal, ae be laid. He  explained tbat tbo owner was leaving  Immediately for tbe weat and, at it  wai after backing bourt, refused to  i rtcelve a check. Aa yoo know, we  | b������n<U* t* ntmi d������-il nf "ad*- ******  uielt as a~wSipo_roveiryour~heatf-ia-  the election. I listened���������because 1  knew I could help you."  "Why didn't you tell me of this before V" Cornwell asked eagerly. "Why  did you keep it to yourself V"  "I���������you," the girl hesitated, her llpo  trembling in embarrassment "you had  so much to worry you at tho time tbat  I���������I thought I could watch alone," she  finished hurriedly. "Nothing could bo  done till he"���������pointing���������"made the flrst  move." Looking at the man sbe bad  protected for a sign of approval, sbe  saw la bis eyes a look tbat sent ���������  quiver of joy Into tbe secret places of  ber heart making tbe warm blood  surge Into ber cheeks.  McWilliams looked fixedly Into  radiant eyes, and bis own face slowly  flushed.  "There was a time once wben if tbe  girl had loved me-or, well," and ho  shook bis huge shoulders helplessly.  "Cornwell, lt was,a dirty trick. If th������  apology of a man like me amounts to  anything, I do so bumbly. It was tbi*  young girl who saved you a very bad  season���������she kind of reminds me of tbo  other one-and I see tbat you've got  sense enough to appreciate It I wish  lt was you that was ou the ticket  Well, I won't keep you from tellln' her  auy longer," and be went out and  closed tbe door behind blm,  iSv:  Bittler nnd the Students.  During one of his warmest political  campaigns Benjamin P, Butlor waa  advertised to mako a speech In a town  hall situated near one of tbo smaller '  Now England colleges. Some of the  students of tbo college wbo did not  sympathize witb Butler In bis political  aspirations agreed to bave a Uttlo fun  at his expense, As a preliminary move  tboy decided to wait until after tbo  time for beginning tbo meeting aod  tben go In a body to tbe ball, march  In together, making ai mucb noise as  poaalble In securing eeata and tbu������  compel tbo speaker to pause In bii remarks. Then a serloi of various In*  terruptlom wai arranged, to be started at different timet upon tbe signal  of a chosen leader. General Butler  bad been speaking for ten minute*  wben the ball door opened aad about  forty student! entered and marched  down toward the platform, Tbey kept  perfect step, muu lne niendy ii*****������,  trump wade U .i..i/u.__JLk- Uy the  ipeaker to go on, Quietly waiting until tbey bad alt taken thoir seats. Butler laid, wltb a smile, "It It perfectly  evident wblcb end of themselves these  young men can use beni. Turn* v**.**  yells of laughter and hearty applause  from tbe audience, md no further attempts to Interrupt tbe speaker wero  made by tbe studenti.  Ripee-tallo* of 1.1ft,  According to tbe English table of expectation ot Me, uut uf 1,000.000 chil  dron bora tbe survlvow et tbe age of  sixty would be 182.3SO mnlre and 187.-  477 females, of woom ten yean later  there would be 114.370 males and 123,-  607 females, or a total of 237.677. ���������sy-^Wf-p*-! ������������������sses^-r ^ - w.  ^y^'-'-C'V-Wi,'."'���������������*���������/.',*,������-?>TS.y;Y.'^?_;'^';<'-''  ^  I*  THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  OUT OF SCHOOL  BECAUSE OF COLDS  THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN WILL ACQUIRE  LUN6 TROUBLES WHICH COULD BE  AVOIDED BY USING  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Unseed and Turpentine  The records of attendance at the  Toronto Public Schools show that  ten thousand children were absent  on Account ol colds during a single  month.  "The worst enemy of all to the  child, so far as keeping him from  school is concerned, apparently is the  common, everyday cold," said Dr.  Goodchild in his report to the Ontario School Association.  "Not only does the cold prove an  enemy in this way," he continued,  "'but it is well known that many of  the more serious diseases follow from  the simple cold. As a result of the  patient becoming weakened down in  bis resistance against disease, the  germs of various infectious diseases  the more easily find a place to .multiply somewhere in the organism."  Parents who make a practice of  keeping Dr. Chase's Syrup of Liriseed  and Turpentine in the house have  at hand the most certain means of  curing   coughs,    colds,    croup,    and  bronchitis, and positively preventing  more serious disease. It is sometimes forgotten that few ailments possess more possibilities of danger than  a cold,  Mrs. R. D- Turner, Broadview, Nl  W. T., writes: "We have seven  children and have used Dr. Chase's  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine for  every one of them and with good results. We get four bottles at a time  and find it a good remedy to break  up colds on the lungs."  Not only is Dr. Chase's Syrup of  Linseed and Turpentine a positive  cure for croup, bronchitis, whooping  cough, asthma, and severe chest  colds, but it is also a preventative of  all diseases of the lungs.  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine, 25 cents a bottle, at all  dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto. The1 portrait and signature  of Dr. A. W. Chase, the famous receipt book author, are on every bottle.  A Likely Recruit.  A United States army recruiting officer ih a little Missouri town received the following letter: Deer  war boss: I reed in the cansas citi  times tat you want me. I can reed,  rite and use the inglich lengwedge  all rite. I weigh about 165 pownds  and I am nearly to yards long, my  karakler is all rite to. I was never  in gale, except once in the callaboos,  but i never stole nothin. I reckon  i een kill 02 indians in one day, or  spanyards too if i hafto. if yu send  me som mony so I can come i jine  sure, im strong as a bull and teres  nothin de mater with me only a blak  i, but i can see all rite, yurs for  business."���������New York Tribune.  Itch, Mange, Prairie Scratches and  every form of contagious Itch on hum-  fe^'br animals cured in 30 minutes by  Wolford's Sanitary Lotion.  Tainted   Money.  The big touring car had just whizzed by with a roar like a gigantic  rocket, and Pat and Mike turned to  watch it disappear in a cloud of  dust.  "Thim chug wagons must cost a  hape av cash," said Mike. "The rich  is fairly burnin' money."  "An' be the smell av it," sniffed  Pat, "it must be thot tainted money  we do be hearing' so much aboot."���������  Success Magazine.  How Nicholas Wooed.  How Czar Nicholas as Grand Duke  wooed Princess Alix of Hesse is described in a communication from St.  Petersburg to the Vossiche Zeitung.  At Walton-on-the-Thames Nicholas  had encountered the young princess  for the first time, and his desire to  marry her was approved by Alexander  III. The- Czarevitch had" now to do  the wooing. One beautiful summer  evening he met the lady of his choice  in the pavilion alone/and absorbed  in reveries. The opportunity was as  favorable as the Grand Duke could  desire, but he found it hard to pop  the question in the stiff form prescribed by Russian Court etiquette,  and the words almost stuck in his  throat when he finally took courage,  sat down by the side of the princess*  grasped her hand, and solemnly de-f  clared: "The emperor, my father, has  commanded me to offer you both my  hand and my heart." "The queen,  my grandmother," the princess answered, smiling, and with a roguish  twinkle in her eyes, "has comman������.ed  me to accept your hand." Whereupon she burst out laughing, and  added: "As to your heart, I accept  it of my own free will."  They Are Not Violent in Action-  Some persons, when they wish to  cleanse the stomach, resort to Epsom  and other purgative salts. These are  .speedy in their action, but serve no  permanent good. Their use produces  incipient chills, and if persisted in  they injure the stomach. Nor do they  act upon the intestines in a beneficial way. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  answer all purposes in this respect,  and have ho superior.  A Canadian  Missionary.  The most secluded missionary post  in the world is probably the one on  Herschell Island, in the Far Northwest of Canada. . The nearest post  office is 2,000 miles distant, so that  mail matter can be forwarded to the  station only twelve a year. The island, moreover, is rough and inhospitable, in winter the sun shines no  more than two months, and nowhere  is there any vegetation. The Eskimos, among whom the missionaries  carry on their work, are quite responsive to their influence.���������N. Y.  Tribune.  The Bachache Stage may be jUBt that  incipient form of kidney disease whioh,  if neglected, will develop into stubborn  and distressing disorder that will take  lone tedious treatment to cure. Don't  neglect the "bachache stage" of the most  insidious of diseases, South American  Kidney Cure stops the ache in six hours  and cures.���������50.  London's new "tube," which runs  from Hammersmith to Firisbury park,  by way of Brompton, Piccadilly,  Russell square. King's Cross and  Holloway, is, ten miles long, and the  trip, including stops/ at twenty stations, will take just under forty minutes. ,;-;*  There can be a difference of opinion on most subjects, but there is  only one opinion as to the reliability  of Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.   It is safe, sure and effectual.  Mrs. Stubb���������Yes, John, if the woman's suffrage party ever gets into  power we may see women on  battleships.  Mr. Stubb���������It will be a bad day  for the navy when that conies to  pass.  Mrs. Stubb���������-In what way ?  Mr. Stubb���������Why, how in the world  could the ships Bail under secret orders with a woman on board?  Are you a sufferer with corns ? If  you are, get a bottle of Holloway's  Corn Cure. It has never been known  to fail.  Count Camenones, Spanish minister of justice, nWnds'Ho prevent the  clergy from invading the sphere of  civil authority." He proposes to recover rights of the state "which  have been weakly surrendered to the  church."  The men who played with the Ottawa biiocball club last season have  instituted legal proceedings to recover  wages.  Two mutual friends sat near a very  conceited man at lunch one day.  "What makes him look so glum  this morning ?" said the first.  "Why," said the other, "he visited  on Egyptian palmist last night, -and  the fellow, told him bis wife would  marry twice, and the second husband  would be.a remarkably fine chap."  "Aha! He thinks that's rather a  reflection on himself, eh ?"  "Not at k11. He thinks' his wife  was married before and- never told  him."���������Boston Post.  Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets,���������Me-  dical science by accident discovered the  potency, of the pineapple as a panacea  for stomach troubles. The immense percentage of vegetable pepsin contained in  .the__fruit,_makeA_itL_an_almqBt_indi8pens-  able remedy in cases of dyspepsia��������� and-  indigestion. One tablet after each meal  will cure most chronic cases. 60 in a  box.   S5 cents.���������32.  An End to Bilious Headache.���������Biliousness, which is* caused by excessive bile in.the stomach, has a marked effect upon the nerves, and often  manifests itself by severe headache.  This is the most distressing headache  one can have. There are headaches  from cold, from fever, and from other  causes, but the most excruciating of  all is the bilious headache. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will cure it ���������'  cure it almost instantly. It will disappear as soon as the Pills operate.  There is/ nothing surer in the treatment of bilious headache.  bye  LE0NHARDTS]  *>iVk  ic^EAKSUP0  '-���������S^QHoKCOjr0  HU  It It alio ������ specific for  LA GRIPPE  Cough Pill taken  In conjunction with  ANTT-PILU���������"The Oreat 8ytt������m Tre*t.  ment"���������ic * positive preventative of and  cure for La Grippe.        ���������*  8old by All Drugg!tt������ or  TIM   WIL80N-FYLE   CO.,   Limited  NIAGARA FALL8. ONT.       ,oi  j���������'   Bishop Potter, in manifest allusion,-  to Dr. Crapsey, thinks that when a  clergyman of any church finds himself out of harmony .with its teachings, personal honor' demands that  he withdraw from its ministry.  The first paper mill erected in England for twenty, years has been opened at Grimsby in the presence of two  hundred newspaper, proprietors and  representatives.  Minard's  Liniment Cures Garget in  Cows.  A writer in the Hibbert Journal  discusses the need of a substitute for  Christianity, thinking that the time  has come for a non-Christian theistic  church. He finds fault with Christianity because its doctrines, he says,  are ethically obsolete.  Deaf nest of 12 Year*' Standing.���������Protracted Catarrh produces deafness in  many eases. Oapt. Ben. Connor, of Toronto, Canada, was deaf tor 12 years from  Catarrh. All treatments failed to relieve. Dr, Agnew's Catarrhal Powder  gave him relief in one day, and in a very  short while the deafness left him entirely. Tt will do* as much for you, 60  oents.���������SS.  A conductor on the New York and  Ottawa   railway   forced a passenger  I who had no money, to surrender his  overcoat in lieu of a ticket.  Gray's Syrup  Red Spruce Gum  For Coughs and Colds.  Father Vaughan,. the London Jesuit, who has been denouncing the  sins of society, says, "If Dives, who  was buried in hell, were to revisit  the earth, he would most surely have-  the entree to London's smartest set  today. He would be literally pelted  with invitations."  I was cured of painful Goitre by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  BYARD  McMTJLLIN.  Chatham, Ont.  I was    cured of    Inflamation by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  'MRS. W. H. JOHNSON.  Walsh, Ont.  I was cured   of Facial Neuralgia  by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Parkdale, Ont.      J. H. BAILEY.  f  $12 Brooches  At $12.00 Diamond Hull is show  ing an especially attractive line of  Brooches. An odd price perhaps,  but you wilt scarcely object to their  not being marked $15.00.  The one illustrated (Catalogue No.  31685) is of solid Hk. Gold set with  46 Pearls. It has a pendant attach*  ment for wearing on necklet  A Sunburst Brooch (No. 31679)  made up of 65 lustrous Pearls is an*  other at the same price.  W* tend upon request/rt* tf charge  emr Urge illustrated catalogue.  A Helping Hand  To Women  There U Kelp fof every woman who suffers from headache, faint-  neat, depression, backache and other ailments during thoie times  when Nnture makes a heavy demand on ber strength and vitality.  Every woman should take  BEECHAM'S PILLS  to help her through these trying1 periods and to keep the system in  a normal and healthy condition. The girl just entering woman*  houo, 4iia uiutt ui m*vwivu i***.**, iii'i-i v-^u*! wv.;cf;t In*". Scsc^am'j  Pills, Taken at the first sign ol derangement, they give prompt  assistance. Read the special directions (or women witn every box.  M4 ettrywhire la Caned* and U. ������, Amrlcs. la kens si cents.  Unite* there  y> /������ Yea mutt loot wen srtsr tut coi  I     S9lt������*/9    s\4* of vour Uver ana bowels.  Unltti  KmiUUb v   Uf ������������^Uy action of tbt bowels, ptii  / product* art tbtotbtd, cattttag  mm mm m* f aebes, Wllousaess, nausea, dytptpwu  *-# SmS-irisis* _v%_*_tg% Aytr'i Pills art genuine Uvtf pint.  ACieaaGCneS ZhzttLltttti  anna.  The health authorities of certain  English cities are placarding pesters  showing the danger of regarding alcoholic drinks as harmless. Similar  warnings have been bill-boarded in , fi  Fiance, Germany and Spain.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Snchs (to friend in restaurant-  Well, and how's business ?  Friend���������Splendid, splendid! Why, I  can't even get niy meals at the right  timo. Just see whnt I'm eating now.  It's my breakfast of yesterday.���������Floh.  Sudden transition from a hot to a  cold temperature, exposuro to rain,  sitting in a draught, unseasonable,  substitution of light for hoavy clothing, are fruitful causes of colds and  tho resultant cough so perilous to  persons of weak lungs. Among tho  many medicines for bronchial disorders so arising, there is nono bettor  than Bickle's Anti-Consumption Syrup. Try it and becomo convinced.  Price 25 cents.  JtMltoM.  The commission of parliament has  decided to restore to the United Free  Church $50,000,000 worth of property  which had been turned ovor to the  remnants of the Free Church, which  they wore totally unable to manage.  Ball rUmim. Tuttcr, ttterrtn    Tbene t\\������*  troMifir skin dlMuet relieved by on* applioation, Dr. Akiisw'i Ointment js a potent cure for alLornptioni of the akin.  James Gaston. WHkesbiirw. says i ."'For  nine years I wai disflgurod with Tetter  on ray handi. Dr. Agnew s Ointment  C-Wd ?��������� "   " eertlt - t1  A bronco figure of a horse and  rider, a memorial statue of the Scots  Greys who fell in South Africa,  crashed to the ground through the  failure of a derrick by which it was  helnfr lifted tn It* rtedeatnl in Princess street, Edinburgh and was con-  fb'rnbly darimeed.  Minard's Liniment Curst Colds, etc.  Foreign Minister Piclion has ifiven  the assurance that Franco's interference in Morocco is solely in the in-  l������lt������U   lit   t������MUtt.  '/<  mm ���������*  W  f.-__*-^*W_l  ���������jurst"  V  The Mark of  Winter Comfort  VKJUliti you buy *eit  bboessQd Clippers,  tee for yourself that you  get ELM1RA FELTS.  THIS TRADEMARK  m-p-ycun ia \h* SOU?  of  every   GKNUINB  Elralra  Felt Shot and  Slipper. I<ook for it, and  take none without It,  It is the lifts of quality���������  the guarantee of wiratU an4  wear.  fnt   tmlil Mimfo.t  III *oUl  weatbtr, there it aeUting te  eqvat \tXUtmA FM.TS.  ml* tt iumm ���������men*  Pain Is A Punishment.���������-Pain is a  protest of nature against neglect of  the bodily health, against carelessness regarding the physical condition,  it steals in at the first opportunity  and takes up its abode in a man and  it is sometimes difficult to eject it.  Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil will drive  it out in short order. Pain cannot  stay where it is used, but immediately flies away.  Archbishop Glennon of St. Louis,  has declared himself opposed to the  flat and family hotel,, representing  the most dangerous tendency of the  times ��������� the abandonment of the  home.  HIS WIFE'S LUNGS  BOTH AFFECTED  But the Great Consumptive Preven*  tativc brought Health and Happiness to his Home  "Our doctor said there was ho cure foff  my wife as both her lungs were affected,"  ���������ays Mr. L. H. Walter, of Pearl Street,  Brockville, Ont.    "It was a sad disa������*  (.ointment to us both, just starting out la  ife, only married a short time. But bniora  ���������he had finished the first bottle of Psycliint  the pain in her lungs quickly went away,  and after taking six bottles Mrs. Walter  was a new creature and perfectly well  again."  "~ Tbat is just one of the many famtllet  into which Psyehine has brought hop*,  health and happiness. It is a living proof  that Psyehine cures Consumption. But  don't wait for Consumption. Curt youf  La Grippe, your Cough, your Bronchitis  your Catarrh, or your Pneumonia with tht  remedy that never fails���������  PSYCHINE  (Pronounced Sl-keen)  50c. Per Bottle  Laryer else* tl and t2~all drugglotft  DR. T. A. SLOCUM, Llmltid, Toronto.  Eastern Canada  Excursions  vis  CANADIAN  NORTHERN RAILWAY  Tickets on sale daily November 24th  until December dint, 1906,  Return limit three months,  Fullest information  from any  Canadian Northern  Railway agent.  Ohl What a Cold  I  HAVE.  Tn ns atittSf gst m il n W *am  Johnson's ,  Ai^Bniment  DROPPED ON SIXIAR.  Tt'i u much fnr Yntorral u Vttornel mu,  mi tat at yatrra kas man ewnng mMi,  ���������m*mm**aew*mm*tmmMmimmm^^  W.   N.    U.   Ne.   m THE  HEWS.   CX^BE^I^yD^ BKITISH   C^LIJMBT^.  * "  >-c  STAR'  *  RiGG^ and WHYTE Props-  "TEAMSTERS, and DRAYMEN?  ���������SINGLE   and   DOUBLE   RlUS_f  I? For   HIRE.       ALL   ORDERS,  ,, PROMPTLY ATTENDED  TO.  13rd St. OiniMaiitt  I *....-  <MMM"i"l''frfr4H^4,*M'^,4HM!HHfr4Hh  '   CONVICT LABOR.  Novel Plan For Its Utilization���������Labrador as a Penal Colony���������-Fill  Up the Straits.  The question of what to do with convict labor ls now engaging public attention, says a writer in The Montreal  ���������Standard. Labor organisations "are protesting against the labor,, of tlie various penitentiaries being employed at  trades which come into contact with  free and Uonost labor. The products  of prison work are being sold in tho  publlo marts in, competition with those  of free labor, and to its great detriment. \  , From a psychological and physical  standpoint convicts must be given some  form 6t work while serving* their -sentences, and ft' ts perhaps lm-material  wbat this work may be, Its products  will find the way Into the markets oX  the world. Not only aro protests  cdmlng from labor organizations, bqt  the manufacturers are equally pronounced in their opinion that prison  labor should be taken out of fhe range  of competition with freo labor.  Convicts must be kept at work,  otherwise penitentiaries will become  mere asylums for the Idler and th������j  tramp, arid a haven of rest to the criminal. On the other hand, industrial iii*-"  terosis demand a modification of the  -preBeut-system-of^prison-emplo,1^!*!^-,  They go further and say that. tho  manufactured articles coming from the *  venltontlaries should be so designated.  What, then, is to be our disposition  of prison labor?  The municipal authorities throughout the country have of recent years  provided prisoners with work on the  public highways, and the moral effect  tas been surprisingly good, It would .  toe imp^slhle, perhaps, to make such  provisions for tbe convlots of our  penitentiaries, although there ls no  reason why a convict should not be  kept In or transferred to, tho local jail  and made to serve his time there ';s  en employe of the municipality.  Breaking stones or making roads seomsj  to bo the best thing that can be provided those evll-doorf}.  A Great Task Awaiting Labor.  , For several ytars past tho practl.  oablMty of closing tho Strait of Belle"  Jslq has been muoh discussed by trans*  aMantlo shipping Intercuts. Tho most  ���������It Ilf ill engineers ln thu country' au ti  opinion that the project Is a ������foa...ibiB  one. The Bolle Isle route Is dangor-  ous to navigation, and In the. spring ol  tjio year, makes a passage-way for im-  Risnio fields of Ice that drift down  With tha tide from the northern ncas,  as a result of which the Gulf ls b.oe.H  for wocks and huge Icr'b<-'rg3 And thoij'  way Into the path of ocean llnem soutli  of Sable Island.  Tho Strait la not very deep, but thf  currant rushoa through It wltb faar.'Ul  velocity, On olfhor side aro hfcft  maintains of bare and solid rook, aad  In theso we hnvo an abundanow of ttttv-  torlal with which to brldpce this pas-  snnfo of wat-fr, whioh !������ only nAimit lilnf  miles wide at the* narrnwoul rut t.  By oontract labor, the work would,  as already stated, coat an ouormotii  amount of n*onoy; by convict labgr  U would bii c<uin>avatlvflv s'lvxll. Tli1)  ���������uiTRustlon, then, 1������ to make Labrador  a lAinal oolony for Canada, and ntlllJio  prlmin labor In tUMnr? th* Btmlt of  Prl1<. Tula. Tbo colony inti?ht b* dl������  vlded Into two camps, ono on the Quo*.  he* and tho otha on th* Now'oun.V  lnn<1 Sid*? Thn filling oould thus b������  golriK ou from b'jth sldus  Mornl tlffojt Would Do Gwd.  With an wlU'SM hni.in.R<*> R/st������m, l(  necensary, runnhi", into tru������ qvw'.tIiU  and with tlw' l.'ii,,'ii town <>f conv'.cw  g..nt thero trim l!.nn to timo to do  fif-flSiAf) for their crimes, thin \t\guni\.  ylooa of Wnrk would bo flocompHsliod  in ������h������ erurno of nit very many yearn,  and st perhaps 1������������m r.im than it, would  ln\'t\ io m<���������������11>���������<**���������.���������������. *r\f ttixme f-ircf, In tin  various ponltrntiarlM. J'nnfst labor  would bn glvn an unvrhiiunoin.a con-  tt ol of our mart.*..**.  TI'.Tf* fon be lltt.i Anttibt tha* thft  institutions of this Panndlan Hlbarln.  v. mid have a military offset u.-on tint  HI   (VM       *t      Cr-       ,��������� :'?:"���������: "''  thnufhout Canadn, Wnir years, nr  wlW.Jfyf thft p;>rU-.'. mlA.H "bo, ot hv\  lrtl:or In Labrador -v,,1-1,1 nam- |.twi|.  ������r conviction than ft similar oontan.ft  tn \. ���������re'.itdtor, fit. Vliv.aa*. d_������ Paul or  Kl.iiriitftti  Th - '!'.'.'* *r*.i.'''*,,rlf tf t**',* y-1'-���������I,* t,*  work witli convict w< ui would m"ti*  t',; .... :;.,.'"���������:*,, *n ���������*������' >,'��������� ' ft"--- <-* **������**'_r  tor thr M.lSr. vnnA., .-.r.<l ���������y..>.iV������ fr*  C'diinrta nt the nnornv������<M <.vj. j - > nt  tnalntain ug u Utrae f >ic������. .if itu.-.t-!.-. nn.j  (.(Mc'.r.lii at thf ���������l!if"i-'-n! |* -nit' ml xcUi.  Crime would un<iu*������4tlu.mVty V )..*nn-  en������:d. the pn'..l* ������������;" (he < nim', F nlu  eimln>i������>i������-ii und U������j uj..tK'U.. ? lh.  Oulf of St. Lawrence gri-aily eitwdul  ������<l  tnl'-imt    j!   1.1*1*1.  W������M/WiMAA**M***'^^^  Tek������ Laxative Broiio '-Qtyinme Tablets.  Seven aSffion boxes sold in past 12 months.  y      Cores Grip  falWoD^ys.  iS    S-^_������JHi,������6B %if  iag2gW!������WB!������gini^M������  itmmmnrmmmmfi^^  *9  SAMUEL'O'     HD^L-VIS,      Peopbibt,  Eogli������h 4 x BURTON always ou tap 5    aUo,' the tumon*MILWAUKEE  BhER^-Anbimaer, Boboinian, Schiitz, 4c.       ������������ OLD GKiiY BiiAUL; "  SCtU'Cll WBl.-s'KY. Best W.nes and Liters of all kinds.'  The Board!,.* au,i i>Higing D-rpirtmeui, uu.ic'r the immediate suportnteiLl.-ucc of Mas  Davib, will be found fc^irst olasa in uvys-y rosptnrt  BATES,  &v*mnmamOfe*itviviF.^^  AN ETON ESCAPADE.  And  the  Part an   English   Statesman  Played Vyhen the Clock Struck  Twenty-Thre.o  Times.  There Is a racy reminiscence of tho  present HoirMj Secretary and his school  contemporaries in an illustrated article in the summer number of The.  Pail Mall Magazine, just to.hand. The  first time I spoke to Herbert Gladstone (says the writer, "Ain Old Schoolfellow") will always remain ' fixed in  my memory, for it was one of the  most exciting moments of my Eton  schooldays,, and as the episode connected therewith has often been discussed by hundreds of Etonians, the  solution may interest them. I vrefer  to the memorable occasion when the  dear old clock in the sch*x>lyard went  apparently off its veneratole head, and  struck twenty-three times without any  known reason.  On a certain fateful day  I  was   In  ���������  the company of a little friend of mine,  j  whose nickname   was   "Senex.'V  owing  !  to his old-fashioned appearance, when,  ���������  on  passing-  the  entrance  to  cloisters,  wo noticed that the door leading to the  clock tower .was half-open.  Without a  moment's hesitation  we   crept  inside,  and   found   ourselves  facing   an   iron  spiral staircase.     It was very dark in  "tire"tov.-eT,-the-only*light-eom+T.g4hroughi���������  little  slits  in  the  wall.     Taking-  our  courage,  however,  in both  hands,  wo  'bc^an to climb, the stairs, and as we '  frot higrher and higher, so the noise of  '.he  mighty ticking 0! the, clock    in-  orcasedsand lured us to our fate, till  finally we found ourselves in a sort of  room, whero all. the works were exposed  to  our  eager  eyes.    For the first  few minutes we were too awed to move,  but by degrees  wo  gained confidence  and began to touch various parts of the 1  mechanism.    "Senex" was particularly  busy In this respect, and finally pulled  a weird kind of lover.  Suddenly, without   a   moment's   warning,   the  clock  struck!   Ye gods, what a noiso It made '  In the silence of that little room!     It  seemed as If the whole tower was .coming about our ears, and as If the old  clock'In Its righteous'an'iyer was pro- ,  claiming to the whole school the sacrilege perpetrated 'by two littlo lower ;  boys.  Tho time was about olevon, and tho  schoolyard'..was full of boys waiting to  po br-fnro their respective masters. At  first we wero not, greaitly perturbed,  but when wo had counted thirteen or  fourteen Bt-rokos, uncontixjllablo panic  ael-zod us both, and we began tumbling  down the Btalra as hard as wo could,  pursued by tho sound of tho mad clanff-  Jnir of the outraged clock. And what  added to onr tcrrbr was >tho sight,  through the silts In tho masonry, of  some tw> or throe hundred boys and  mnst������n. giu-lnff up at the clock tower  In ������poei_hlfSR aatonlshmwt. "Snnox"  reached the bottom of tho spiral staircase hcfoi'f. ma u.!.<l .un plump into  the arms of old 1 loliJornesa, the cus-  tiVIlrin of the clolHtors.  Poolnp the cnpt'iro, I prr-noodod to  hide In a dark corner by \hn door; and  half an hour later, when all was quiet  and tho clock had or-ased fwm tr sibling, I cautiously slipped out Into tho  Hoh'xilyanl. It was hero I lwppono-1  to ment Herbert Olndn'ono, who wa.8  then high up In tiro sohool and a celebrity In his way, for he pltiyod In tha  pclicol f-v-ishnii olewn, and xvna in  "Pop," Undor ordinary clrcumstnnccB  J would not havo dared, as a lowrr  hoy, tn stop Mm In tho street; but I  wnu lalwrlw un'or rriw.t ..xi.llomcnt,  pnd wns undocldod an to what wft������. the  rlfrht thlnf' t<i d'> no fnr oh my loyalty  tn ������������������Prinox"' won ennoornod. Accord-  Ingly I walked Mtiuls'ht up (0 Olad-  Atone, and wlllioul any prohulo explained ex-i-Hly whit hnd happen*V  doHcribod Hid nupuiro of poor "Si-nox"  and iiHked lf I omrht I * ������lve rnynelf mu  "Tupponco" always bad an oxcrtptlon*  ally piwi*.iuu, ������.in*.'i>  tc.!, uuu ������ju _.'.������!.>  ���������... ,,.,! .-li     11    J���������'���������.'���������."���������'  ',*���������    v. *i -\r-A    ������'Mh  tm rrlinont. TTo -A'thur took a certain  nmoiint of plenNiiro In Uwplnn mo in  nunpenfli), or olxo he wn.H luriiln* tho  mui tne earnfully ovor In his ni'nil, for  Ho i.**i*i ������i.ni-> 1I111" nnHvs-ftrliiHi. At last,  to my groat rel If,' he nnbt: "I don't  si������o thnt you will do 'Sonox' any irao-l  hy glvln'x ywirHitlf up, as hn Is sura  to he HwlNhed In any oftMo," and thon���������  n������ nn nfter thiiiiirht*���������ho added, "Von  rri'irht mnnd him a ������trawh*arry mej������������ af-  ter tt   <4 f������vt������r!"  f off.-onl "S-'ncx" Uift bei't fttmw-  t,( <*rv tH'-������< thnt eoiild. be mud**: tout 1  *-i"<\':y'y r In- j.iif. rr.-ti le<'*n, ih vmi rul  mure f.18 the money*-and, b^idf-n, ht  !-,il'1 ttif.y v-.-er,: e.t,������!ln<ir. ^'V Uttlo  frt-nd 1-," a i-rrN at mnn )n the oUv now,  but (nr y* :irn eflnr '!inl dlt-n win.* lb*  y'tA-'if- ���������! thi seli..*>l rdneb nt I'.ten,  fn'        -.ft   M;-������   lAA-rt,-.   rtf   )ll������   lion,   RUl  ni.it.it. iv >n IiIm n< rvo������.  $1 00 per day upwards.  l'Wr*W������lF������y.'C TTttii  EJotv to Roiriov* o Cornj Try ic  Expose the corn and pass the finger  tips of youi; right *hand over tt slowly  and caressingly, at the same time sending a vibration from the brain to the  ' corn. If it i3 a soft com 413 vibrations  per second will suffice; if a hard corn,  put on a forced draft Repeat slowly,  "I am now, sending a current of  thought force into my corn and so separating, deducing, disintegrating, -rendering, splitting, sundering, splintering, snipping, dwellicating, whittling,  dispersing, dislocating, eliding, dlvore- .  ing, pulveriziug^ slashing, slicing and  dissecting It that presently it will pass  away. Repeat it three times; then,  with rising inflection, "Avaunt, avaunt,  avaunt!" Finish by repeating tire password: "The universe is mine. I am It"  The com will at flrst look extremely  siu-prlsed, then wilt' and fade beautifully froro sight���������New Thought  A Nice Distinction.  A well known Atlantan has a wife  with a sharp tongue. Jones had come  home about 2 in the morning' rather  the worse off for a few highballs. Aa  soon as he opened the door his wife,  who was waiting for him In the accus-  Jtomed placg-jat the top of the stairs,  where she could watch his uncertain  ascent, started upbraiding him for his  conduct. Jone-Twent to bed and when  he was almost asleep could Hear her  still scolding him unmercifully. He  dropped off to sleep and awoke after a  couple of hours, only to hear his wife  remark, "I hope all the,, women don't  have to put up with such conduct as  this." "Annie," said Jones, "are yoa  talking again or'yet?"  Claras' fSgsn, :  The clam's eggs are carried by the  mothor on ber gills. When thero aro  fish in the wator wltb thein the mothet  clams discharge the eggs which soon  hatch, but if there are uo fish they  carry the eg������*! until they decay. * Tha  reason of tbila strange behavior Is this: i  When the eggs nro sot free In tlie  water tliey soon hatch and the littlo ';  ones swim nbout until they find sooia  fish to wliich to attach themselves*..  They live for a time on tbe mucus ot  tho fish und tlien drop off, sink to the  bottom and form burrows for them-,  solves. This curious semlparnsltlc life  ls no doubt a reversion to tho habit of  boiuq ancient ��������� anouator.  Ono IMnn'H Wtmrtom.  Green���������Who was It thut said, "Lot  mc mako the songs of a nation and I  care not who makos Us law������V"  Brown���������1 dou't know tbo taan'a namo,  but ho waa a wise suy, all right.  Green���������Ilceuuso whyV Brown���������Bo-  onuso It Is possible to ovndo tho laws,  but onu cuti't got away from tho aongs,  especially whon thoy bocomo popular.  The Frl������Q of Vanity.  ���������'What became of that llfo Ruard  who had forty-ono raodnls for .saving  people's llvesV"  "The poor follow foil out of a launch  with thom nil on and Uio combined  weight snnlc hlm."  Mnn������ linvo Hi'*n Amort,  Slpnoru l'.--I had a down proposnla  boforo yonni, nil from Hmartor mon  thnn you too. Hlgnor P.���������-Thoy 1nn.1t  have been. ITow did tbey mnnn;.?o to  crawl out of It?���������I.n 0������rlcnturlntn.  i^O Hill Ull.������\>  luUim-W* 111 uai'iH* ,t ull,  lui wliih ji���������,  it*''  he fiti-rilr  twnorww fnen you. nrovnull,  The, atmeia ot Verm.  The Ktrept* of Poru. <������p������clttlly oa  ..*���������, 1 ,*������������������  ��������� ,-,r vhexx ire y vee-.w tlm i,\)o-  clul drt*a������ of noun* colobrsitlou, aro mid  to be nroourc tho mo������t i>iotur������������qu������> In  the worhl. in their narrow proportion!  tboy ronomble twnnewhat tlio utreotii of  China, and lh������ variety nnd eontrnat of  Ihn colorw miod In decoration may b������  cou.paied with U10 Cimu'ic. Ih������ra in,  ho������vi*>/(>r. 11 dlRtlnet l.ntln character t������  th.- .V-f>.r.\f..m, ������������������.vh-eli lo:i Vi tUotn au  tttinofiptiorQ ontlroly their own.  &5ujiiiiit & imm fij  '." ':' :Ay-----:.i^yZ'^.  j a ..    .. *" ,,   -���������*>-, - y-*,-r i /*. ���������  1. -_-t*-,..v  ,. .;-   ,.-l-i    ���������       \,    ���������,  ... ���������      -(  ^���������-fiitf- ������������������������������������ .���������.\-.-St:,r:j_Aif������eti:?'>   \'\  -n-t> ������������������?**������&.<__���������&*.&, .l^vjav^S;K/A&rr*$��������� .  "���������*.'   ������������������-*v;���������'������������������^���������.x^.v#'':*<^*i���������������������������.������������������'.-���������'���������'���������  ���������t<V..':f . ���������*?**'  s. s. "Oity of .^anaimo.  ���������TicajosiA-CG'btfoas"    seoxrTB  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7 ajm., for  'Nunaimo, colling ,u   North Siunich  Cow Than Bay    M**������|_   i;ay, Crofton,  Kuper and Thetis Islands when fruight  ;.-i p.is*env!i:rs oflfer.  Learos Nwnn.mo Tuesday, % p.t������, for  Uni.m Hay and Coinox.  L^.ivw Comox Wednesday, 8 aa.., for  Union Bay and Nunaimo.  Leave. N.inalmo Thursday, 7 \.m , for  Ci-mox and. ,.vay port<>  Leaves Gudha- Fririny, 7 H.m., for Nanaimo and v������ay ports.  Sails from Nanaimo Friday,  2   p.m..  for  Victoria, c...lmK  ai Kuyer and Tliei-s  v    Islands, Crofton, Maple Hay,  Conich-  an   jl.,y   a,lfi    \'���������nb    Slflmch   when  freight .in,!   passengers offer  North  Saanit-I.  when tide and  weaiher  conditions   permit.  VANOOUVEH. - WAI. AIMO - LADY  SMITH   ItOUTB  -s- S.     "JOAN"  S-il'-. frfun   Vancouver   lor   N.inain...  '.laiiy, except Sund.ijis, .11 i.^o p.m.  S':l.-i from    \Tar,���������imu   f(:,-    Vanumvei  dailv, except Sundays, at 7 a.m  .^Jia������JMiiLE.JiZEKja:aA_ji_  Mondity.Oci. ber 1st, HKH)  NORTH lu.UND���������ft,..,.] p...���������  E. C. Emde  Bibycles and Supplies.  !!-!���������- ������������������-- '.    _  . __^  Local Agent  for  Comox Dlstlrct for  Cleveland  Massey-Harri*  Brantford ���������-.  Perfect  Rambler  Imperial  Bicycles.    ^  Fairbanks - Mora������ Ganolene  'Jack of all Trades' eugiu. s  Paa_3t!_agti  j ' Trams  Daily  S^uiduv  Stattona.  No. 1  Wed.  S-it  No. 3  Viotoria,  De. 9.00  D.>. If) 00  Roubola,  ll tii  15 (14  Sbawnigan,  26'2  10,17  ii  21.o  10 -22  pobblo lliil,  10.40  10 ;.ii  Cowiohuu,  10.48  16 41  Ivoksilah,  10 AS  10.47  Diiu.--ii.il'.,  11 AM)  Iti.oH  SoinnnoB,  11.07  17 10  Wefltholmo,  11.18  17:22  ObemniuuB,  11 as  17 8ft  Lildysinirh,  11 57  17. r>r������  South Wulliogton,  1     P2.18  1S..I9  Ni". mo,  12,3!)  18 30  Wellington,  Ai 12.53  Ar 18 45  ������MMa_(-M*usJM������mi  SOUTH BOUND���������Rwd Up  Second hand Wheels  for sale.  Acetylene Supplies  Bicycle and general  Repairing of  Sewing  Machines,      Fishing  Rods, Guns etc.,.  Seizors grou.nd, SawH gum-  mtxl mul tiled.  Koy and Pijie"fining.  3rd St.- Cumburland  ���������*&*?w*t***-W<^^  ^������������������t'(l������l^iml^^-*S%t^  Waverly f]otel  First ell-is Accommod-ition  ... at aeasoaable Rates  KGST OF ^'INBS &rr.IQUOR8.  S. SHORE,.  rKOI'h'.KYOtt.  "t*"***"' t unmnmBiji  Victoria,  itUHHI-lh,  .sb'.wnigini,  Uobblti Hill,  I'dW if.ll'Ml,  itoki'ilati,-  !..'iti wid'h,  Nnili.,:.;!.*',  VViwthi'liiiB,  Uhi'iiiainiiB.  ij.iu>(./i,ith,  Soulh VV.llington,  Nmiumiio,  Wulli.igtun,  No. 2  Ar   l'>,06  12 02  81.1  40.")  1     li>'40  10, la  10 OH  10 U'i  0.47  9.117  0 2C  0.00  8 Ml  .    8,'JS  ���������  8,1a  D������. 8,(10  Ar.  No. 4  18 '"5  18,1.6  10.61  JO  Ui  17 ih  17*8  '���������ll 08  UAiS  1(1 48  -10.82  1(122  . Jiliiti  Ar. 16.48  15,27  lh Ifi  Do. If) 00  Cumberland  l'| Q ft pi ***.*warjmm\  OOK. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AiN'iJ SiiitJOiN'D STilEET,  CUi\fBERI.ANTr>  H   C.  Mhs J. H. PiKitf, Propi ��������� trew.  Wheu in Cumberland be sure  and stay at the Cumberland  Hotel, Firat-Claas Acoomnda������  tion for transient and permanent boiirdflrs. *" . '  Sample Rooms and Public Hall  Run in Connection with Hotel  ���������i' 1   mm-ttn     *      ,m ,_  Rtttes irom $1.00 to ijsu.OU por day  >  '"MwrtMvwniAtMNunHai  D.  Wood's PhospSioAlait.  i. on������i imd i n vt couvtflH tho wfiofc  ^norvouu uriitoiii, niakai   now  ������ , ���������/.    ,9'ond,In old Yo na, ttirw .V.n*.  om pcbMtu, Mental and Brain Worry, fit*.  mt**rrlnt>(i.,it.n(t Meoltjof A him ov five-. .*������.  i^oofl pci^box, Blxforfft. Ono willplown.t^  **m .���������   ������"~iif by an flruwrtats or mullcil fij  irlrw. New pain* i,ut  ���������tmt'uat.jrrve.   i no wooa MSCilClnO OO.  t/artntfly windaor) Toronto, Ont,  Thr.-U-iiincl Miio ,iiul Coiiiniiiiaiuin 'lie  ':a)8 on sale, yood ovi^i rail nml ste.������i.,������.i  linos, ill two ,n,d om:-halt cents pur mile,  _ Special trains ami steamers for Kxcur.  sions, antl reduced rites for parties may  be iuiiinyccl lot on application to the  Uist, i'ass. Atfont ,\t Victoria.  Thu Conipunv reserve? the ri^bi lo  clmtiKO without prevtouH notice, sie/imers  sailing duces and hours ol su'ilin^. "  Excursion Tii ketu on ;5nle from und to  ill .S'-iiu.ns, ijooii lur yoinj{ journey-Saturday ;tnd Sunday, returning not later  hnn Mnndav.  1, W, TROUT*. n������n. Ruii. B.C7. 0<>w. Stir.  a, I., cnuUTKRY, Mat, Fi'., & Vm, A������.  Moraoclji Bros, ���������  S -A- jsI -EH jEZj S  ^^���������f^tm'*^  |^REAI>, Cm,im and Pie< dtdivor  ed ilnily to any par1, of City.  will euro. SoltTbr ������ll ���������flrUKrlats 0  plain pkjr. on rooolnt ot prlrm. Ne  mailalMfi.Vbo Wood Medlolr  \formcHy WUii-laQr) Tor  OUR BBST  OLrUBBINQ     OPFEI^S  'l'i-iw i>.i*r AxSij A NKW tSubNur^ptliMi to  Hi-gular prio > for butti,   Our Moo  Dato Witness,     $4,50 $3.00  Wcckh WHness,    2JO 2,00  World Wide,        3,00 *   aiSS  Northern Messenger 1,90 1,7 5  Uhi- uklciiUuiiiui nro baaed utriotly ou nob  ohiIi in advuuui',   8 nnpUi of thuie p������|.er  mav 'if "-niii.il' our ullia.),  00 YEAR!'  IXPIRIINOD  fjl.i -no -v. a  ��������� ��������� imu 11 ������������������mi 1 mm* mm  fJroc.erieH  ��������� -,-���������-     -maimer tAfteWtfn'tYni  l'-iimni1 ttiHeti thvotiirh Mnnti * C������. ������io������i'ti  tpMoi Hit*.*, without *n__t_-t, m tbo  Scietiiilic Jjitierican.  A biMtbtnelt llln������f������l������i weakly.   Imttttl alt. S~Mt*.       ������������������������������������ ,'**    *l  v1  THE   NEWS,   CUMBEHLAND.  BRITISH   COLUMBIA,  THE CUMBERLAND    NEWS  Issued .Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,    -     -      -       MGR  The columns of Tuk Nkws are opan to nil  who wish to exprusi. therotu views o mutters of public interest. .  While we do n->t hold ourselves re-^onsi-  ble for the utterances of oorresyoudenio, we  OBurre th.-. right of deoliuiug to insert  O-iiuinuioadons unnecessarily personal.  tti1.:   ,.,. ���������'-..'..,��������� ' -    ���������;��������� " ������������������ ��������� ���������=  WEDNESDAY, FEB, 20.1907  NOTICE.  Riding oh locomotives and   rail  'wuy cars ol   the   Union   Colliery  Company by any  person   or  per  Bo..3���������except train crew���������it. strictly  prohibited.-   Employees   ;������.re sub-  tect to dismissal for ailov   ag same  By order  Pkancis D. Litti k  ,' Manager.  . .SMOKE   ...,'  "CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A.UNION MAOR ClOAK  ������. OM   THE--  Cuban Cigsr Factory  M. J.  3'jOra. v?rJp*irjtK.  a*- .���������m^&jzv-ux^.^^x-ii&>x**m>*  Ilien in Ouiterland  STAY   A.T THE..       ������3F    All (Jonvksihkcbb for Ulnars.  PuK BAK rS SUFI'LIKO WITH  Best Liquors and Cigars  C gXnnBII  W >$itMmT***i'*<-.W**-.********-*\  JAPANESE  Ll a Low Pri���������,  Wholesale and Retail  r Sweet and Cllean -ju    m  5olbs     $2.66  No, 6 Japtcwm,... Qjunbirland B.1         .*���������   __.,,, ., ���������,..._ ,. ....  ������"t   , Ti-.t,*.,rt   mizx"  **'.��������� , .���������^.���������-.���������h*.*-������������������������������������   TO (3D RE A COLD IN ONE DAY  1\t. yjf,,\T:VB HKO.MO QUININE TA-  l'������4.    A'" "'<'��������� i_���������i������i*. rflui'd oho iiitmev if i'  foila to riir.i        E.'V^f. tfriive'* lignnVn'rc i-  in en." Ic--,'  ������no.  HARNESS  tt      WILLAIUMm prvpnrod fco  7 * ���������   fill any Order* for Fine or  Heavy fcUrnuM, at thivk no tea.  . , ... n ,. ���������  WIJiLA'KI) BLOW,     Cumberland,  **Mm*m������m*bnmm'tm ,j^m* **i-Wf*^"X^*' ,",_**������',* ,'������  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST-CLASH  OANDY, FrU/tTH,  CIGAR* A TOBACCOS  MM������HS  ji ,.,.ui-.i������i iiiinwi.������������������nam.*  A Guaranteed Curt*  for   Piles  l.uhtiifi, Mkiil. RlAiwIinp or PrnfirtuHn,*  l*llfi>. l>,i������������KiRt(. ratauii mousy il PAZO  OINI. *tiM i faili lo ouro nuy i>an, no nn  let nt iiuw long itinding, iu 6 tn 14 day*,  fir* tmilloiitioii give*, o������m and mat, SOo.  U paw artiRgM hnnii't U������tid 60o lnitnn.|>i  Mid 11 will be forwarded pn'if <t������&1 hy Vntlt  V v, *,,r,��������� -t ��������� u.i , ,������l,..      HENRY'S NURSERIES  ,   Vancouver, B������ C  Headquarters for Pacific Coast Grown  and Imported Garden, Field aud Plow  er Seeds.  Thousands of Fruit and Ornamental  Trees, Rhododendrons, Eo.es and hardy  pl������nts novp growing on our own. grounds for  future planting.  No expense, Ions or delay of fumigation  inspection nor custom duties to pay.  GREENHOUSE    PLANTS  Cut Flowers and Floral Designs, Fertilizer)!  Bee Hives and Supplies, Spray Pumps anil  Spraying material.  No ageh.a���������therffore you have no commission to pay. Our catalogue tells you  about it Let mu prico ^your list befoi c  placing your ordet.  We do business on our own grounds���������n.  .-���������-nc to pay, and are prepared to meet tii*  U'lmpetuiou.-i. Knstorn prices or lebv  White labor.    Catalogues Free.  M.J.HENRY  Greenhouses and  P. O. Ad-  dress    3010 W. Kt.uii...t<.r Road.  BRAN :H N URSER] liS���������South Vauoouv.-  USURY IN MONTREAL.  OOOoO OOOOOOOOOOOOO*  o  Z     I ,_m  prepared   to C  ~     furnish Stylish Rigs ������  Z     and do Teaming at C  5     reasonable rates. 9  ? D. KILPATRlCK C  t**m  5 CumHEKLAND -  ������������������ )��������� <0 OOOOOOOOOOOI OQl.n;  INTERESTING INSTRUCTIVE  "CORRECT   ENGLISH-  HOW TO USE IT."  A   Monthly Maoahtne Dj.vo*i:d re trm-  Ua* oi^lfiKoLisji. j  ���������Iosbphinb Tbuok Bakku, Kditor.        \  Punial Contezus for this Mi  I'-mr.-i- in En-Jinh for the Bvijinmr,"  v.uhiv in Euglisli for the Advanced Popil  Hmv to lTion.aH<- Oii'.'.'n V.-oaNularj,  Tnu A'v i-l O'.ijvvTSHiiiui,  Should and Would:   How to Une thom,  Pi'(niuii.:i.4!ioiiA \0witury Wcw-nary). '  (JoriHot EnglUb in the Home,  Oor*. . i E'.gU'ih.ip ..,ie School,  Wi,.\i i.i Si\y nod Wim Not to Say  OourHB in L-jivr-VVriiinK und Punctuation.  Alpnabi'.'io li������i of .Uilii'isviaiioim,  Husinm EuKliidi for tho Wii������ini*B Man  0<".ii|*oiiin! Wordf    lio".* t.') Write Tbeai.  Siudlcs iu Eugluli Lm'ra-aro.  $1 a Year,  Send 10c for satuplo copy  i'oi;wix:t English, Evanston, m.  ���������,-.-.���������_.������������������,.>���������-----������������������--���������,.,,   ,   -n-n-,���������tiirmniTmi���������iv  mm ummi]  (jOyRTKNAY. B.C.,  ��������� ..iA.ftmm'ae**t*-m*\*  mm-mt***���������*���������*"* V  jiRREDER of    nlitnin Cnttle, Chester Wliite Pixs,,   liurrcd I'lyiiioui  Kockk, &c.  IMPROVED STOCK  AT FARMKUS PRICES.  mm mwmi.iiiii i-w_mip������tnnn���������  IffiENGINEERlNOAa  Mining iJcrjrnal  NOW IN ITS 39th YEAR  The iMdlni mining pnrtodiMl ot  iho -ftorld, with tbo ������t������>ttBf*t oaitortoi  Btaff of *ny t^-bnl-anl pqbnnatton.  HuWitptiwu $a,00 a ymtm* (l������clml*  Ins U. a.CanadWn. Muloan p������������Ufew  Humpl. copy trm, bend tot Book  niitAiogtia,  reahrUTton errvm  ���������01 ftarf ftntt, Ntw York  W. B. Anderson,  PHOTOGRAPHER  POPULAR PlUCl.8.  ALL BTYLrcs  CUSTOMS -KROKERAGE  executed Ht short notice.  ���������    ���������mtm***mmmttmm    in inn   'ytmmt mtatimm  News Office  Cumberland B.C  When In Courtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Every conv������������nl������r.������*e for uuwts.  7ht* C'-nti.-t! rXn*.t\ for Rportumeu  fionr. bui tb*. \\i*M t-l W/int** md  Uqunr  ���������M th" Hsir,  RATES nEASONABLB  Astounding   and    Heartrending    Cat*  Which Wrooks One Little Home.  One of the most astounding ajid at  the same time heartrending  cases  Ot !  the many which passed through The '  Montreal   Star's  Information   Bureau,  was that of a woman who wanted a  few dollars more than her    husband \  had allowed! her for clothing for her !  daughter's first communion, :  Caught by the alluring circulars  whioh had been freely sent albroad by  mail and hand delivery, she ^ent to  the office of one of the worst of the,  usurers, and borrowed ten dollars. Sho  wm told that she would have to got  the signature of her husband to the  note, and she replKd tbat she did not  want her husband to know anything  about lt. \  The crafty manager of the firm re*  piled that there was no necessity for  hor to let her husband know anything  ab������ut lt, but to simply sign his name  In a "kind of a back hand" and thm  sign her own name. He told her h������  would leave her alono for a few minutes, aad a man would then oome ln  and aj$k hor if phe had seen her husband slgp the note. Sho fought to get  out of the act and Its attendant disgrace, but the._ man assured her that  to just answer'yes to a question waa  not like taking an oath.  She fell Into the.trap and when the  usurer's tool had left the room she  forged her husband's name and then  wroto her own.  Here are her own words: "When ths  other man came Into the room I stood  with my face to the floor, becausfe I  knew what I had done. When he  asked trie if I saw my -husband sign  the paper I said "Yes.' God knows  how sorely I was tempted.' Then he  asfced mo if T could Vet my oldest  daughter, who is just 16, to sign It. 1  had told him that she was working.  I said that I would, and he told me  to send her to him. He also said that  there was no necessity for me to go  back with hen"'  "1 got the money, but, he said she  must sign. I went away and told her  Where to go, and then I hurried homo.  Not long after she camo ln to the  house crying bitterly and asked me  what kind of a place it was that I  sent her to.  "She then told me a terrible tale oi  how the man treated her in his private room aftor sho had endorsed the  note. I cannot repeat just what she  told me.  "In order to meet tho'"last pay-  _.m_en_t_s__on_t-hfi_no_GsTt_hey_amounted--to-  $15������������������! had to borrow another $10 from  the man, and later on another $10. On  these we have paid in all $87, and they  now bave Judgment against us for  $47. We have gone almost^ to starvation's door trying to scrape a little  together to pay them, and my husband when he found ouit what had bean  done folt like killing them. I have no  excuse f .r- the part I played In the  matter, oxoept that little by littlo tho  man drew me Into the thing un-til, I  stoned paper about which I know nothing. Our home ls wrecked, but wo see  a littlo light through Tho Btar'a work.  I Know a number of people who aro  taking your advice, and all over the  city I have friends who nre rej-Icing  at seeing a chance .to get free from  those awful jBoneylqndars."  The drink of srromr men and tiealtliy women  <S  SWERY DEE  ^  Is The Best  Bottled ot* in  Barrels.  The UNION BREWING Co.,      tasirao 8. C.  ���������rarap^.c.T-!_i*?_s������sfW5' .--^rr  Campbell's  A Fins Selection of CAKES   always   on   hand.  FBESH BBEAD every dny.  Orders for SPECIAL  AKES promptly attended to.  Dunsmuir Avenue,  GifiikrM..  '"'���������'" The  Merry Microbe.  ?Phe I_ondon I_ancet has been "warn- .  4ng Its readers against tlhe table Implements at restaurants, the door handles  ���������of public places and vehicles and,  above all, the coin of the realm. The  m.rry microbe thrives on ������thcse unnu-  trltlous substances, it seems, and takes  a malevolent delight in imparting all  manner of diseases to the unwary.  Knowing from experience that The  Lancet approves of few things to eat  and drink, a contemporary ' suggests  Jhe human race live in balloons and  subsist on bananas and sterilized milk.  The  London  Cabby. /  The taximeter system has been introduced in London, and one of the papers    '  there asked a cabby how he liked it.  "You  see,"  said   thc  cabman  frankly,  ___TOost--of-us-!ikes-a-bit~oUsport.^I-tik^���������  my keb out in a mornin', and 'I don't  know whether I'm going' to mike my  i yard money or' 'ave a <ruid over for  i ineself.    You tike my meanin'?     ��������� It'a  '  like toacklrf" "osses."      All   the   cabby  i wants in a sporting chance."  Grent Combination.  Suitor���������I cannot boast of wealth,  but I have bruins, . The members of  my literary club will tell you that  you'd have the, smartest debater in  town for a son-in-law. Father���������And I  can assure you, my dear fellow, that  you'd hnvo the greatest lecturer ln  the'town for a rnoti)er-ln-law.  *nd Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  with     ____,_;.������  ROD and GUN  If you like to read ot the experiences ol  anglers, shooters and campers or yachting;  -or-i!-yoa-are-inierested-lD-������oi^n!ryJlfev88i__  your njnsdenler for Forest and Stream.  or wriie for free specimen copy, or send  twenty-fivo cents for four weeksr trial trip.  Forest and Stream Is a large illustrated  weekly journal, which contains thofollowlnj  departments:  Game Bag and Gun.       Natural History.  Sea and River Fishing  Yachting,  The Sportsman Tourist. Cfaotoemrf,  Rifle and Trap, Kennel.  Wo send free our catalogue of the bestboobt  on outdoor life and recreation,  FOREST AND STREAM PUB. CO.  546 Broadway. New York City.  FOR SALE.  A hot water hoilnr-with "'attachments almost new,     Apply at this  ofliott. ���������" ��������� ��������� ���������  Mlntnken.  ��������� Jones���������Smith snya thnt It Is tho hills  that tnitke the echo. Brown���������{So tbey  do. Jouos���������And hore I've llveil nil  these years thinking it was tbe holler.  mmmmmmrmwmimACtm  imTm*.'mmi*-lm.iSI  Snake.etui Honeymoon,  Ho (u-su.iiuyly)���������AtJ:;a> nnd Eve'lost  paradise,  poor  thing's!   She   (nptur  onslyv-But  wo found It, didn't wa  <>r-ln?'-*���������Ihic'-C  ---������������������- '���������������������������/���������*���������  W'8 Cfottou Ktoot GorajkmaA  Thp gront Utorlne Tonic, nod  Tnly eufo ofltoctual Monthly  -voguloMff on vi' htoli women enn  depend,'  of sn-uu  aE-CEEtf-PUUIIl  sass:  -UL-LLLLI-J.  10 UQ{m*������i UWUUfcSl. JU,   4,V. **  for nnoelal, cases, Wi pw tw*,  PoM tfy nil dm������nfM{a. at het-A  jirojw!d;..*.on rccnlpb of trloe,  __     vim ixunpiUet. Admmt (ii  fotfCHECIlBHn PiU'UWXTO, CUT. V*w.r.W lP������,t**fc$  ������m*C5rr ".;' S.W.  John Johnston.    Prop.  |tt|l*E3||  feisi  Kiiue of.Scotch  %mmt*mm*r  i, III J   i       **���������**���������***���������  W iii������liie������i  Ttie HUD80N8 BAY CO  Sole Agents for 3 C TIIE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  TOURING THROUGH THE  ������������������ ROCKIES ���������  A Reminiscence   of the    Many    Pleasures    of    a    Short  Vacation  Spent Amid   the Glories of the Canadian Alps.  (Contributed   by   H.  W.   Dearman.)  The mantle of night had scarcely  enveloped the busy western metropolis one evening early in August,  when the writer ensconcecr himself  snugly in a 0. P. R. first class coach  to be whirled across the vast prairies  of the Canadian West to enjoy a  brief respite from the daily grind in  a first visit to that province of mountain splendor and wondrous scenic  beauty���������British Columbia. With that  portion of the country traversed between Winnipeg and the Mountains,  most of those who chance to scan this  brief narrative, will, no doubt, be already familiar, and therefore it is  necessary to make but passing mention. At that time of year, however,  and in a year which for abundant  harvest bids fair to eclipse anything  on record, tlie sight of so many immense stretches of ripening' grain  was one calculated to implant a  spirit of pride and satisfaction in the  breasts of all who can drink in the  view and revel in reflection upon the  illimitable possibilities of agricultural development in a country of such  huge areas of soil of matchless fertility. Indeed, there is small room  to doubt that the eight hundred odd  miles of prairie covered in the run  to the foot of the Rockies will one  day appear as it were an unbroken  field of Waving grain-���������a glorious tribute to that wealth of heritage to  which we are proud to lay claim to**-,  day.  But while dwelling for a moment  upon the consideration of the almost  unbounded stretches of grain fields,  there is another factor, and that a  potent one, in the development of  Western Canada, which must nqt be  lost sight of, and that is the cattle  industry. One needs but a passing  glimpse of the vast herds of cattle  and flocks of sheep that dot the landscape, to obtain u pretty accurate  conception of the important part  played by this branch of husbandry  jinjsur country's upbuilding. One may  see as nwn7~as~ten-thousand-in-one-  flock of sheep, while bands of cattle,  many hundreds strong, are no uncommon sight; and more finely-conditioned stock one could hardly wish  to cast eye upon, but this is no cause  for wonder when me boundless  stretches of that most nutritious of  pastorage ��������� Western Bunch Grass-  are taken into consideration. From  Moose Jaw to Calgary seems one vast  cattle range, but with the advent of  irrigation facilities it is safo to predict that the grazing areas will make  way for the plough, cultivator and  binder.  By the time Calgary is reached,  and even before that, a well-defined  view of the Rockies is had, and swiftly rolling on one wakes almost as it  were from a reverie, so rapid, if not  almost instantaneous, seems the  transition from prairie to mountain  environment, to find himself in the  very presence of those awe-inspiring  monarohs that people as it were the  Pacific province, To one who has  ppent most of his life on the plains  There is a remedy over sixty  years old���������Ayer's Cherry  Pectoral. Of course you have  heard of improbably have used  it. Once in the family, it stays;  the one household remedy for  coughs and hard colds on the  chest. Ask your doctor aboutit.  _ y-MP fc������4,l������"������������������onl������A-trte tlmM, and  Ajafti Ohw-rJWotorai \m brniiRlit me uf* r  ���������TJirmiKb seen time..} hava Jmt tteovataA  from nilAuti -VJ$o������<J--���������������������������hrt_ M������_-n. No  Rtnt Wis HiaouiMtmni  mmmmmm  A  * a. a. i.TC7orn5wfU7uS7l  iiefs  tABAPAULU.  WUS,  B/MtVKXXL  Aysr't Pills Inorest* th������ activity of  the llvtr, Ami thut aid recovery.  Ytu cannot possibly baw  a better Cocoa thtn  EPPS'S  A delicious drink and a luitalniotf  food. Fragrant, nutritions and  economical. Tbls excellent Cocoa  maintains tlie system in robnit  JieaJth, and enables It to resist  winter's extreme cold.  COCOA  Sold by Grocers and Storekeepers  Inl-ih ������*d i-!fr Tfoi.  the sensation in first gazing upon  those mountain giants is certainly a  peculiar one. The tourist experiences  alternately a sense of boundless ad-  ! miration and a feeling oi ecstatic  pleasure that seem to paralyze all  powers of speech and leave him  , transfixed with astonishment. Ad-  . jectives have not yet been manufac-  ] tured that will begin to convey an  j adequate idea of the magnificence  J and majestic grandeur of those lofty  ; snow-capped peaks whose towering  heights on every hand seem to'penetrate the very clouds and defy human estimate of:size and altitude.  One of the most striking features in  connection with* this sea of wonder  in the remarkable purity and transparency of water wherever seen, while  mere seems a very legion of springs  bubbling forth from the crevices  along those portions of the bases of  the mountains that are visible to the  naked jeye. First you will see "a little stream trickling through a small  cleft in the rock to wind its almost  trackless course through a myriad of  small pines and ferns and empty* itself in some mightier flood; or, again,  cyou catch sight, far up the rocky  steep, of some rushing torrent, fed by  seemingly inexhaustible snows . and  glaciers, leaping turbulently from  crag to crag in ita impetuous haste  to find its level in one of the many-  lakes so constantly in view. Of the  glories and wonders of the many  places of interest along the route,  such as Banff, Laggan, Field, Glacier, etc., too much cannot be said,  but the greatest tribute to the wealth  of beauty and scenery is found ih the  ever-increasing numbers of tourists  from every quarter of the globe that  are everywhere seen and tax to tlieir  limit of capacity the resources of accommodation of the many superbly  appointed hotels of the 0. P. R. and  fill to repletion all the privately owned hotels along the . route throughout  the entire season.    While the lakes  4n^he^ci_m_ls___tM_Jl0_LlJH_HFs' anc*  the vast glacier fields  always  coTTP"  mand a protracted visit, there are  other equally interesting sights that  should not be missed, such for instance as "The Great Divide," where  a small stream is seen gently descending the mountain side, and ere  it reaches the railroad track dividing  into two small rivulets, the one to  swell into a mighty river that will forever be pouring its waters into the Pacific ocean, the other to flow eastward  and northward with ever-increasing  strength till it finds its outlet in the  Hudson's Bay, Or take, again, some  of the great engineering feats in the  construction of thai necessarily most  tortuous of lines that runs from  mountain to sea. It is not sufficient  that the path of the iron steed  should be hewn out of the solid  granite, but it has at times to be  swung across some torrent rushing  hundreds of feet below. One of the  most interesting and withal nerve-  shaking pieces of construction is that  found west of Glacier where the  course of the line in crossing a deep  valley, takes the shape of the letter  S, spanning several times, at an  alarming altitude, tho same rapid  stream, and ultimately leaving the  valley at an elevation many feet below that at which it entered. Again,  the view at such places as the Kicking Horse Canyon, with its four tunnels to be seen at one and the same  time, and Roger's Pass, with its tremendous grades, and glimpses of many  astonishing twists and turns and curves along the route, will nil serve to  keep greeu iu the memory of the  traveler a trip that abounds in unparalleled scenery and thrilling feats  of engineering.  At Sicamous Junction a divergence  was made to visit tlie far-fam������.d Oka-  nagan Valley, and little could ono  realize what a glorious surprise was in  store. This is without a doubt ono  of the loveliest spots In all British  Columbia, while it is not too much to  sny there in no fruit raising area on  tlio continent that will compare with  it for fertility of soil, abundance of  yield ond quality of product. Moreover, thero is a peculiar character ot  climute here not to bo found else-  whore from epast to coast. Even extremely hot us it certainly was while  the writer was there, there was yet  that dryness and buoyancy in tho air  that seemed to neutralize the intensity  of the heat and render it even agree-  iW<" mxd this olimntio feature ia the  more noticeable to a person accustomed to llie uuetvutiiut vUk*. ut h<.-..l  in a naturally humid atmosphere.  Having never spent n winter In this  enchanting valley, wo accept the  statement thnt a freezing tempera-  lutn *a niiltliii.i v.'ii..."i?::','"'!, "'���������'��������� then  it is only of very short duration;  very little snow falls, while the lake,  on the placid surface of which for  days at a timo hardly a ripplo may  be B(������en, never freezes. What wonder, thon. that so many newcomers  nu' i:-hi\>\l.-,W\\Y������ homes In this district where   climate   perhaps   more  Wn-.ii au>tiling i.:!..:.: oondu.^ -*ofrroni.  ly to por������mniul pleasure and "comfort ?  Shortly nttor leaving the main line  tho mnuntninn neam to recede from  view, like mists bctoro the rising sun,  tnd rrn/.nilly rll*tiirii_h in size till,  Dear Mother  Your Me ones are a conttant art ia  Fall and Winter weather. They will  catch cold. Do you kcow about Shiloh'i  Consumption Cute, the Lung Tonic, and  what it has done fot so many > It is said  to be the onlv reliable remedy for all  diseases of the air passages iii children.  It is absolutely harmless and pleasant to  take. Itisguaranteed to cure or your money  is returned. The price is 25c. per bottle,  and all dealers ia medicine sell 314  SHILOH  This remedy should be in every household.  at the head of the lake, they assume  more tlie contour and appearance of  hills of average size. Around Vernon  and north to' Armstrong, lying to the  north of the lake, there is a magnificent stretch of rolling country where  immense crops of grain and fruit are  annually harvested, and where irrigation is available it is no uncommon thing to cut four crops of hay  or clover in the same year. A visit  to the extensive fruit ranch (they call  them ranches, not orchards) established near Vernon by Lord Aberdeen,  affords one of the most pleasing spectacles to be found anywhere in the  country. Here may be seen to what  degree of perfection fruit culture can  be developed with the aid of skill  and science and modern facilities and  the co-operation of Dame Nature in  her most generous mood; and one  can readily understand how it is the  products of tliis ranch have attained  such a world-wide reputation.  At Okanagan Landing- the writer embarked on the C. P. R.  steamer "Aberdeen" fot Peachland,  the point of destination, and the  memory of the pleasures of this most  enjoyable portion of the trip will ever  remain. Lake Okanagan is a lovely,  transparent sheet of water some 75  miles long and averaging two to  three in width, and is literally teeming with fish of the genus trout. Indeed, fishing in the lake as well as  in the creeks that skirt its shore affords constant occupation to many  who make it a source of livelihood,  while the amateur devotee of line and  rod ���������'will find his Elysium within constant reach in almost any portion of  thef valley. After leaving the Landing the first port of call was Kelow-  11a, which enjoys a most picturesque  location on a large stretch of beach  l_8l3_i__o,n__th^ieastern jihpres of the  lake, this thnving^wn is situated*  in the heart of a famous fruit section and is acquiring ever-increasing  notoriety for the quality and quantity of the products annually exported. :���������������������������;:      '���������-.    --���������-..  '" .  From Kelowria is a short run bf  some fifteen miles to Peachland, the  limit of our lake trip. The first  glimpse of Peachland nestling on the  western shore of the lake is suggestive of that peace and contentment  that ever appeal so strongly to the  jaded city slave, while the physical  surroundings of the district seem to  have been designedly constituted by  Nature to afford one of the most,  charming landscapes the eye could  wish to rest upon. But there is a  material charm to this district that  is daily forming a- still greater attraction. Peachland, as its name  suggests, is essentially a peach-raising district, and in the production of  this peerless of fruits it stands unrivalled in Canada today. This section, though of comparatively recent  settlement, already boasts of many  bearing ranches, and the writer picked fruit from trees in their fourth  year that would average at least three  cases of peaches to the tree, and saw  as much as one thousand dollars'  worth of fruit gathered from les3  than two hundred five-year-old trees,  And suoh peaches! We had never  tasted fruit with such a peculiarly  luscious, mellow flavor���������so different  to tlie insipid, green-picked apologies  for poaches one frequently finds exposed for sale in centres far removed  from the source pf production. And  if is not alone in tho raising of  poaches that Peachland will excel,  for thore aro today in that distriot  thousands of trees of all other kinds  of fruit yielding equally large crops,  while roots and vegetables seem to  find in this intonsely rich soil ail  that makes for perfection of growth  and development. This area of fruit  land is by no moans confined to  Peachland; already vast tracts in  Summerliuid, Ponticton and elsewhere on tho lake, where irrigation  facilities are possible, are boing rapidly cleared and planted, and the  time is not far distant, when tho  Okanagan Volley will form a mater-  Before you get  Pon-Angle  garment* all  tV������������lirinlf  it   tat Ic������tii  ont.  M  Pen-  _ AngU^  _, Ui������knrc&r_-  /koepiyoucom.  Fry as well af  /warm,boc*uaotho<  rihort flbroa that  1 mako some under-  Lwoar Itch are taken1,  out of Pen-1  ���������sajr^. Amlawoolt.  > ef>i*f  It ��������� niiery oi (ibrb, *$\at and pie*  fa all (ita* (or woman, man ana  duldraa. aad nuaiaatwd hy your owo dul*  ial factor in the supplying of the  markets of the Canadian West with  all varieties of fruit.  After a; brief sojourn In Peachland,  we rejoined the main line at Sica-  mous Junction to continue on to  the coast, and soon were again traversing a wealth- of lake and mountain  splendor, shortly to emerge into a magnificent stretch of ranching country  reaching out for many miles in ail  directions; with a distributing centre  in the flourishing and picturesque j  town of Kamloops. From Salmon-  Arm clear to Asheroft, on either side j  of the line, are seen many attractive homes, in the establishment of  which mixed farming, under most  favorable conditions, has evidently  played no mean part. Here, too, we  rind that irrigation Hi becoming  a strong factor in successful agriculture, and huge crops have been garnered wherever an unlimited water  supply was available to develop that  latent wealth of soil so common in  these mountain regions. From Ash-  croft on toward the coast we again  passed through numerous rugged  mountain defiles, where railroad and  river seem constantly vying for the  right-or-way, though considerable expanses of comparatively open country are seen west of Agassiz, at  wnicft point there is a very interesting and extensive experimental farm  operated by the Dominion Government. Perhaps the most attractive  sight between here and the coast is  the magnificent view had of Mount  Baker, in Washington, rearing its  .twelve thousand odd,feet of rock and  glacier far into the clouds.  On reaching Vancouver, the features of paramount interest, after a  protracted residence so many miles  inland, were naturally, the ocean and  its commerce. The sight of the sea  at all times arouses a pleasureable,  exhilarating sensation, and one never  seems to tire in the contemplation of  'the* wonders of the deep and the  study of the important part the ocean  plays in the commerce of the world,  so freely instanced on every hand in  the countless varieties of merchant  craft. After -indulging in a dip in  the briny and enjoying; the sights of  Vancouver for a couple of days,  which, of course, included a visit to  the far-famed Stanley Park and an  inspection of its mammoth trees, we  shipped on., the Princess Victoria for  Victoria.' ^ That is, without a'* doubt,  one of the finest floating palaces ever  engaged in the passenger traffic of  the ocean. It is fitted with every  -modern-!Sconvenience,~has-_exquisite_  cuisine, and is elaborately furnished  in perfect taste and style, and affords  another instance of the magnificent  scale upon which anything undertaken by the C. P. R. is carried out.  The beauties of the trip to Victoria,  on a day of perfect calm and .cloudless firmament, witii a clear perspective of the gorgeous island scenery  that lines the route, cannot easily be  described, and words can only! convey but a faint conception of the  pleasure experienced. The "Princess"  traverses the Gulf of Georgia, and  entering the Georgia straits winds its  course through myriads of lovely islands and sandy bars down into the  Straits of Juan de Fuca, and, rounding the southernmost point of Vancouver Island, comes to anchor in a  harbor of natural beauty at the very  threshold of oue of the fairest cities  of the Pacific. And hero it is that  Nature seems to have been most lavish of her gifts, for there abound in  and around Victoria many spots of  great scenio beauty the charms of  which beggar description. The physical formation of the distriot is decidedly hilly but from the many eminences may be obtained some of  tho most delightful views of island  and sea, promontory and bay, and  hill and dale. Indeed, so fascinated  was the scribe with the extreme natural beauty on every hand that he  was very loath to terminate an ail  too short a stay and commence the  journey homeward, to again enter the  arena of that hustling activity for  whioh our prairie capital is noteai  Tlio morning of August tho sixteenth found our party trudging, grip  in hand, down to tho wharf where  rode at anchor the Princess Victoria,  frosh from her Seattle trip, to mingle  with tlie throng of tourists homeward-bound. The sun's scintillating  rays, coupled with the dazzling reflection upon the water of the white-  painted hulk of our craft, almost enveloped us in a flood of brilliance  that seemed to mock at the general  reluctanco to leave so charming and  congenial a resort as Victoria, But  it "had to be," and clearing port at  an early hour, we Beemod to traverse  all too soon the hoautios of the return voyage to Vancouver; and after  enjoying a few short hours around  the city, once more wore established  in ono of tho comfortable tourist  coaohos of the C. V, R��������� resolved to  enjoy all the sights one might have  missed on tho outward tourney. And,  indued, iiiuiu ���������������>������*.��������������� ������*���������*������.], to interest  m thai had beforo rmppod nrmotWd  for it ia the imposing, solemn gran-  dour and magnificence of the mountain landscape, when seen tor the  first time that seems to command all  ono'n Admiration and attention and  to crowd oat all regard tor that exquisite harmony of detail so essential  to the charm and sublimity of the  whole. And here let it be added that  ono might traverse the Rockies an  hundred times, and never coaso to  find frosh objects of interest and attraction in such an oft-recurring di-  vimbUv of scenery. One ot the many  beauties that had a particular fascination, and which could bo seen on  every hand throughout the mountain  ride, was that remarkable denrity  and profusion ot fern erowth. Ferns  are ever beautiful, and certainly lose  AMERICA'S  EX-CHAMPION  WRESTLER  tt������yl���������  " After my great wresHinf match with  J. Meflor, of Stalcybridge. at the Crystal  Palace, England, for the international  ChamptorshY, I Was rove d with cuts  and bruises., I a.iplied n:y favorite ba m,  Zam-Buk, and in a marvel!, usly short  time th* abrasions .nd cuts Were healed,  and I was fit and well again. At another  time I had a pivce of flesh almost lorn  compl teiy of f mv arm above the elbow.  I anticipated being unable o do. nythirig  with tbe arm fo. a Ion" tme; to my  delight, however, Zam-Buk closed up  the wound, in two days. In h ee cays  it was CDvertd with new skin, an. a few  days after trere was no trace of the  injury., I recommend Zam-Buk for cuts,  brui.es or >kin injuries of any kind.  ��������� ';rYburs truly,-.'  HtiGH LANNON.  Fpr all Skin Injuries & Diseases  Or from the Zain-Buk Co., Toronto, for  price, 6 boxes for 12.50.  naught of their charm of natural  grace in the midst of such loveliness  of scenic environment.  And the journey back over the  prairies was by no means, uninteresting, for at frequent intervals through-  -outrHhe-entire-distance-the-familiar���������  hum. of, the binder was distinctly  audible, while full many a mighty  field of golden grain had already  bowed its head before the reaper, and  now, far as the eye could see thickly-clustered stooks dotted the horizon awaiting the fan of the separator.  In conclusion, the writer has  endeavored, though imperfectly,  to briefly describe the pleasures of the trip and to  pay a fitting tribute to the glories  of Nature's creations, there is a deed  of the Canadian Pacific that cannot  be too highly extolled. Few of us,  no doubt, realize what a colossal, almost superhuman, undertaking it  must have been to penetrate such a  labyrinth of mountain and valley and  complete the steel engirdlement of  this vast continent. And surely, indeed, do we one and all owe a lasting debt of gratitude, to that company for making possible the enjoyment of such majesty of scenic  beauty, while compassing such pleasure with every comfort and convenience known to the executive and.me?,  chanical skill of modern railway genius.  State of Ohio, City of Toledo, <  Lucas County, .     ���������  Frank J. Cheney malum oath thnt ha  la senior pnrtner of tho firm of F. J.  Cheney & Co,, doing biiBlnes. In the city  of Toledo, County and State afor.mild,  nnd that said Arm will pay the sum of  ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and  every case of Catarrh that cannot ba  oured by the use of Haira Catarrh Cure.  FRANK J. CHENEY.  Sworn to before me and subucrlbud In  my preBonce thla Oth day of December,  A. D. 1880. A, VV. QLEASON.  (S������������al.) Notary Publlo.  Hall's Cntnrrh Cure Is uKun Internally  and actn <lii.etly on tlio blood and muc-  out nurtitiret nf tlio system. Send for  testltnoiilHlf fn'P. _  V. J CHRN'EV A CO., Toledo. O.  Sold by nil DruKirlHts, Tin.       ,       ���������  Take Hall'������ Family Pills for conatlpatlop  The United States Supremo Court  holds that Idaho courts havo solo  jurisdiction in tho oases of tho  minors' officers accused of tho murder of StouiiBtiberg.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Professor (to his cIass)--This is intolerable. Every time I open my  mouth Jthero'jB a fool who begins to  talk.���������Rire. _,  DODDS %  KIDNtY|  ��������� /.     H    I L.L Jt      ~~"'l  "^kidney ._';,,'  a'ilLlU-....M_ii... -<:jj-������*  W.   N.   U.   No.   611 THE   NEWS,   CUMBERLAND.  BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  rvH  AND HOW THE BUNNIES TREATED HIM  WHAT a very long, cold winter  it had been!  And for what a  long time the poor little bunnies had not been able to And  enough to eat!  Nothing was growing up above, and  the ground was so hard that they were  unable to scratch, it up and nibble the  roots whicii grew underneath. They  lived for ever so long on the bark of the  trees; but the farmer did not like his  fruit trees to be nibbled, so he put wire  repeated. "I quite admire your genius  for telling it by the feeling in your  bones. I tell it by the shining of the  sun. But it may not be spring yet, for  all that. Let. us go for a run and see if  the young grass is sprouting and the  roots growing. They are the only sure  signs, after all."  So up they went, and sure enough,,  they found that all the little green  plants were coming up out of the earth  to look at the sun.  They  only   stopped  long  enough   to  "By my grandfather's paws and ears!  Where did you come from?" asked Mr.  Bunny, looking the picture of astonishment.  "Please, I Heard you playing, and I  broke out of my cage, because I love  to play, and I hoped you would not object to my joining you," said poor Mr.  Porcuolne. .  Now, I think all boys and girls will  agree with me that bunny rabbits are  among the best-natured of animals.  These were, ��������� anyhow, and they felt so  s  around them, and the poor little bunnies  had to go hungry.  One morning Mrs. Bunny woke up and  began to' sniff the air with her pretty  little nose, Then she became greatly excited.  . "Wake up! Wake  up!"  she  cried to  Mr. Bunny.   "The sun is shining, and I  -am-sure-the-spring-has-come-at-lastl"   "Nonseiise, my dear," replied Mr. Bunny with a sleepy yawn, "nonsense." But  the next minute he sat up and sniffed  the air, too. *  "I believe you are right after all, my  dear," ho admitted. "The sun is shining."  How they could tell that the sun was  shining up above when they lived in a  dark tittle house right under ground I  do not know. But they could. Some animals are really very clever, you know.  "You are quite right, my dear," he  taste the fresh leaves.   Then they ran  off   to  tell   their   friends.  "Wake up! Wake up! The spring is  here," they called, and soon ever so  many bunnies were laughing and skipping about over the fields, full of joy  because the cold winter was gone.  "I think we must have a spring  party," said Mr. Bunny, "down in the  green pasture by the woods."  "Oh, yes, do, please!" chimed in all  the other bunnies; "that would be  lovely." And so they arranged It.  The Mrs. Bunny Rabbits made themselves some lovely dresses; but what  they made them of I do not. know exactly. Maybe they used little, green  leaves and grasses and pussy willows.  ���������The-day-of-the-party-came,���������and-they���������  all went in the pasture by the woods.  Here they danced and played leapfrog  and all kinds of jumping games, because  the bunnies like those games better  than any other kind.  Then they had a lovely tea party of  tender green leaves, and were about to  play some more games when they heard  a voice say:  "Please, may I play with you?   I'm,  so lonely."  There stood a porcupine���������a prickly  porcupine!  scrry for Mr. Porcupine because he  had no one to play with, and said:  "Come right along and join in this new  game we are starting." So Mr. Porcupine ran up and tried to jump about  like his playmates. But he was a  bristly, prickly .fellow, you know.  "Oh, dear, dear; he is tickling me!"  screamed Mrs. Bunny.  "Oh, o-o-o-oh! he is scratching me!"  cried this one and that one, and so on  all around the circle.  All the bunnies began to look very  angry. Poor Mr. Porcupine stopped  right still and sighed:  "Oh, dear! that is the way things always end with me. I always have to  end: up by going off and playing all by .  myself. And lt isn't my fault at all���������it  is all because I have these horrid bristles!" _  And so he turned away, and looked  so lonely again that the bunnies felt  very regretful.  __I_know what we can do," said Mr.  'Sunny, with-a~b~rTgh������rlook:���������"We-can���������-  play   hide-and-go-seek,   and   then   we  need not go very close to Mr. Porcu-  ,  pine and his spikes will not hurt us."  So they called him back and had a   ���������  delightful game of hlde-and-go-seek.  So Mr. Porcupine at last found some  playmates who would be willing to play  with him again the next day, and the  next, and the next. That made him  very happy, and now there is no danger of his ever being lonely again.  A. P. C.   v. ;  OME of the boys in Peytonsville, a  suburb of one of our large cities,  got up a mighty nice-looking club  house a summer or two ago, which  will be a good model for any of you  boys who want to make yourselves one.  The best part of this one is that it  cost almost no money���������only time. Of  course, during vacation, boys who do  not pretend to earn their living cannot  Justly call their time worth money.  One of the boys, writing a description  fit the club house, says:  We drew the plan rin a sheet of paper  first, and figured out roughly about how  ^uch wood we would need.   ...���������  Then we got our wood in hand. Father  had a number of packing boxes, includ-.  ing a piano box, and one of the fellows  got his father to give him some old  studding that had once been part of the  chicken house. The other boys contributed boards of various lengths and  as the roof was, wide, and commenced  tacking the strips on, the roof at th.  lower edge, lapping the next strip two.  inches over the last, and so on to the  top. This made a good, water-prooi,  roof;  Then wc laid the Moor; but first w,  placed three or four joists on the ground '���������  so as to raise the floor a few inches--  above the ground and. keep it dry. '���������  Jack Burns got a window sash from  his father, and another boy got a.door  from his dad. And that just fixed us-  up primes  Nex thing, we took thin strips of woooH  and nailed them on the outside of every  crack that we found.   And we tacked ^  brown wrapping paper all over the in- ,  side  walls  and  ceiling.    Then  over  it  wo pasted wall paper that our mothers"***  gave  us.    We  didn't  have  enough  ot.  any one pattern to do the business, so'  we   combined  several   patterns   as  ar-'  Great Euri in Match  ���������       Building  THE days are soon   coming   wnen  many, ot the little boys and girls  must remain indoors much of the  time.  Ana then you will want to know  tures, and you can maice rne'Tit'tre :.Msb  Aramlnda, with her short frock, apron,  cape and sailor hat.  Then you can see how very easily you  can make chairs and tables and bedsteads and -other pieces of furniture for  a number of boxes and nails.  Then we set* to woik and used the  '    . '.    studying for our framework.    In two  places we had to nail two short pieces  of studding together to make the cor-  ���������' .' ^ ' rect length. .  Ho.-* J- xi,- 1>:<������1,������ DU-.._. <    I forgot to say we put the club house  Heart 111 ttie Klgnt Place 1 m the corner of our back yard, so it  wouldn't be in any one's way.  V7  /\  V i 1  of some good ways of whiling away  your timo, >  Hore ls a delightful wny., It Is called  match building,  Tuko your matches and cut off the  phosphorus ends. Then sit each ono  down tlm end a littlo way. Cut them  the longlhs you wnnt for the various  linos to which thoy nre to lip put,  Oot n cork, some cnnluoiird nnd some  white pnper (stationery will do).  Follow i*"> dr-jimp rhewn Iv '.*?.":'��������� *���������*?'?���������  A MAN; who sells cut  flowers at a  stand downtown was waiting for  trade the other afternoon, when a  newsboy, dirty and ragged, came running up.  Each corner of- thh' framework was  built ln a foundation fchlch we made by  sinking a great stone or a few bricks  In the ground.  ..a.,,,-.,   m,A .-u   ^      ..  ���������*. ...    L      .        We   were   particular   to   make   the  , iWlltl 8aid������the b0&.   whoVs the price', framework perfectly solid and strong  a doll house, a cart for the garden, and  many other delightful toys.  This means fun for many a day,. If  vou put your imagination to work ami  s.'vu'o ww t hints of vour ri"'"  uf them red flowers?1  "Those carnations, you mean? They're'  ,two cents apiece," said the man.  "I'll trade you a paper for one," said  the boy. The flower seller accepted the  offer and tho boy ran away with his  carnation. A few minutes later he returned.  "Say," he said, "I Just sold a paper.  Gimme another uf them red flowers.  Here's the two cents." \  The man at the stand handed him another carnation and accepted the pennies with a smile. As the boy started  away the man became curious.  "Say, kid," he said, "what are you  going to do with those flowers?"  Tho boy took a better hold on his pa-  pers. "Give -em to the ol' lady," he said.',  "Sho's sick in bed."     ,  Then he loft on the run, yelling:  "Pope! Papel All about���������."-Kansas  City Times.  Interesting Facts,  A hungry wasp will kill a thousana  files In a day,  Asparagus is said to bo tho oldest  plant used for food,  The common Hercules beetle can lift  112 times Its own weight,  on.  After we had boarded up the sides and  fitted them around rhe window and door  openings as nicely as we could, then we  got at the roof,  First we covered It with boards at  about one Inch distance from each other.  Then we cut strips of tar paper as long  tistically as we could, and really, tha  result was bully!  Last of all, 'we banked up enough earth  all around the foot of the house to keep  the rain and rats out, covered lt with-  nice sod that we cut from a vacant lot  around,the square, and then we planted  trumpet-vine and morning glory and:  honeysuckle,! which soon grew up and  covered the entire house, making It almost as pretty as you can possibly imagine.   - ���������','.������������������"������������������,''.���������-  The girls were awfully nice about furnishing the house; they have it all to  themselves. Saturdays, and we boys  Stay out doors and play ball.  It's great fun and we wouldn't bo  without our club house for anything, especially on rainy days. We get togeth?r  and play all sorts of lnsldo gomes and  read Scott's and Stevenson's and Hen-  ty's works cloud. ���������>.  Oh, It's great  te*  tmVT  ������ff|IE/ ELEP  ; , DOLLS' FURNITURE.  OF COURSE, np young housekeeper  could get along with just a bed  and a Grossing table, so this  week Polly Evans will tell you how to  build a table and chairs for the doll  family.  You con make your table In two ways.  Either' as In the picture, where a top. e  Inches wide and 10 Inchos long, w supported by solid ends, 5 Inches high and  about nn Inch narrower than wic top,  and braced with side strips, nailed nt  A, ns Is shown In the picture; or tho  top, at each corner, may bo nailed to  four legs, ench 5 Inches long nnd % of  an inch square, and bruced with strips  nailed or glued on.  You should have iit least four chairs  like the ono shown ln tho drawing.  The sent Is 4 inches square, nnd 4  Inches nbove tho floor; while tho total  height Is S inches to the top of tho hack,  TMAKE  ALGERNON JONES and Bllphalet  Brown  Went to a circus one day In ihe  town,  And itralghtway sn elephant felt they  roust own,  glnco the circus man meanly refused  on* to loan,  Then a happy Idea did Ellphnlet strike,  heard tbe Wke\  "We'll make one," he aald, "on the vtry  flrst day  That papa nnd mamma do both go away."  So they did; and this elephant grand did  appear, r  Though its make-up aroused In the children somo fear���������  For Its body was pillows from mamma's  best bed,  While papa's dress coat served as forelegs and head;  His trousers for hind legs; hts crop for  a tall;  While his bent patent 1*������nther* tot* tusks  did avail;  An enre r-l������< now -hrndnr? p-lovo* *j-,rrMiflW  .      did flap,  While, his   waistcoat   stretched   tight  filled up many a gap.  Their handiwork Algernon viewed with  great pride,  Though Eliphalet felt It required a gray  hide:  But a paint box and brushes soon made  It all right, i  "He's better than Jumbo!" cried both In  delight.  When papa and mamma, that elephant  snw,  Thov took him all In. from hts trunk to  his paw,  "Whnt they thought vmi roulil \e\\ bv  thn piteous groans  Of Kllphulet Brown and young Algernon Jones!  The frame In made from stick* half nn  Inch thick, and put together as shown  in the cut.   , . ._     _   ���������  ,   .  The scat Is three-eighths of an Inch  ii,;u, u..,.\ \,i.s\iM. ir.* .������������������--���������'��������� rr"-'-" *  ���������o'.eee an Inch nnd a half wide is let In  io form the ottcK. , ,   _  Theso chairs can be quite varied. F������r  Instance, you might have two plain, as  In the picture, simply panted with en-  nmel, or varnished nnd shellacked, according to tho way you finished the first  furniture. Then you can have one chair  With thU StNtt t-'OVi'lU'l  Matt -.Htauiliii j,ink  covered with some pretty, plain material  of one of tho shade* of the bed .Ira-  perlesi while nnother mlpht be padded  on seat and bnck. and havo a valance,  or box-plaited piece, fastened around tho  wat with brnss-hctidcd nails, to concent  I'm sure many  of Tolly  Evans* In-  SenloiiH  HttH������ curpe-mir*  v,ill  h.i:������.  uu  Ifflculty at all In making this attroc-  tlv* not of furniture. w  W THE- olden times-,  on the night befo re    Valentine.  Day   maidens-  would    pin    bay  leaves   on   their  pillows,    one   at  each  corner  and  another   In    the  middle, hoping to  dream   of   their  lovers.     As,     to  make   It   more  sure,    they    took  out the yolk of a  hard-boiled  egg, ,  tilled It with salt. .  mul nte It,  shell .*  and    nil,    before  g o I n.g ��������� to   bed,,  without speaking  or drinking nftcr-          ward, I should  think most of the  lovers thoso maidens saw must have*  looked like hobgoblins.  Even today In somo English villages  they have a vary pretty custom, called  viilentlnlng, Tho children gather in bands  early in tne morning and go from house  to house singing:  "Good morrow to you, Valentine,  Curl your looks as I do mine,  Two boforo and three behind,  Good morrow to you Valentino."  |At each place thoy visit they are*  thrown pennies or candles or some little  gift, and have great fun scrambling for  them,  .Other English children get up before  the sun rises on Valentine Day, to be  the first to say "Good morning" to pass-  craby, and thus "catch a valentine."  However, If they nro little sleepy  headM and do not get to work before tno  fun Is up woo Is theirs, for they are  '���������sun burnt" nnd nre entitled to no re*  ward,  , The bought valentines, as we know  Ihem today, only apiwurcd toward lhe������  middle of the nineteenth century. In  l**. a MIhh Esther Howland, whose fathor kept a book store In Worcester,Mass.,  jtnrterl tho valentine buslnenn in Amer-  them "nn shoots of letter paper with  walloped edges, and had her young  brother copy verses on them In his.  found, school-boy hand. These became  ko popular that Mr. Howland had t������*  employ four young girls to holp his  daughter. Itofore long thoy wore made  more olabornte, nnd soon M1ss How-  Innd'e v<i|onMno.������ briotrh* hor In many  thou.viu.UH of dollars uach yoar. Aren't  .vou girl* andLboys Kind she had such a  '.rlB������:v i-K.-i? * -^li^1crjMBjarJAjra) British  Campbell's  Cream, Curnmfc  and  '  Cottage Loaves,   "       ."A  1 10c ed  Ginger Cook-  iscnoit Snaps,  Droos.  MEAT PIES  Saturday  25c  Y  A &���������'  of country in the mountains of trie  northern half of he Island, and it  will be in a very few years;.unless  stringent regulations for their protection are adopted, ere the elk of  Vancouver's Island will take their  place with the Mammoth ths Irish  .Elk, tho Buffalo, &c.    Some year  ago this paper advocated the setting  aside of-a tract of land hi the interior of this Island as a park for the  preservation of game, and especially as a sanctuary for the few de-  -inifiiahed-herdsT)fT)Ik~l������ft~*~Such ������  tract could be chosen from otherwise valueless land.      Many tint1  lakes lie in the country  hot ween  Cameron  and the head   waters of  Salmon River,  and -some porlioif  of this tract could be chosen, as an  intf effected in salaries. However,  it remains io be set>n what action  will be taken by the Oily Fathers  in the matter.  ' '��������� 0 .  ' "The Cruise of  the  JSJeptMne".  A report of the l'om Govt expedit-  iou, by A. P. Low Esq F. K. G.   S  officer in chaige, and published by  authority of the Minister of Marina  and Fiwbenep, lias reached us from  ,-the  Govt   Printing   offices.   This  moat mtt-ruM.iug work is unarraiive  of an e&pedii on io Hudi-jns   Buy  and the region north for undertaken  ior the pu.-,.o-uof deiermning   the  best entrance to die Bay, the study  of ice formation and movement, the  coi lection of   data    pertaining   to  geology, zoology  ornithology   and  anything ei?e of interest and value.  Sketches are given of early  Artie  exploration*    including   the   sad  ���������stories oi Hniry Hudson and   Sir  John Fruukii!..   Numerous tabies  of meteorological observations, and  catalogues of   birds,   beasts,   and  fishes.    Altogether, the work,   besides being of   surpassing   interest  is a valuable addition to the Canadian reference library.    The Nep-  tuoe put in a winter, in   Hudson's  iiay, aud wae thus in a position to  allow of ali winter observations   to  be   taken.  FOR SALE  A quantity of Garden and Farm  Implements, Household Furniture,  Chickens, Cow, and Sundry other  articles.���������Apply.  E. J. MILLETT, Comox  m  mi  (MiiA  B  wm  * -I *X. **a*. T iT* ^S?i  M  ���������-a52*L'**v-3-*������  M^mmmlm  m  i  Is Yoor, Patriotism PJ  'A   BRITISH   WATCH  Movement made in Bag":aad  Case made in Canada.  At tha same prioo as AjxxQtio'i  Watches. \4   - ������������������ e���������*|  THE ROML BANK OF CANADA.  s������(Bi*ii*i.-.w������s;������snBg'*ijr������su������B*������mi^  BBsiaasBBnm>fSkBBsr������������irAMtawBSBs������jBaBB^  Capital and Reserve, $8,000,000. Total Assem, $48, 000, OQC]  SAVINGS   DEPARTMENT |  $1.00 will open an account.   Interest allowed and no delay it'|  withdrawals.  -   I 10 io 8  OFFICE HOURS { Saturdays, 10 to 12  f Pay Nights, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. ,!  A.'B. NETHBRB-y, Manager,]  OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH  The Victoria Colonist of u.|,' , ���������rt���������, ,  Ph-    ior   Is,Jd   ie^2Zt "   * a,fres������^'������doi achate  Pm<",|"OV8,uoa������g*"ltnral.   Thisalop  WHY? *     ;  They g,Ve you goods at (he (owest prjce   ��������� l>4^ev-������  n^B a   T.-H,  ECAUSE   ������     ,  BY BDYFNTG inlarjje qu miities  and shipping  direct  from Vancouver by Tug they buy at the loweet price.  Thfir eKpnuHe^ are small and they aim to give��������� their   cue-  turners Ihe benefit  y  ... -m    - ������>*.*���������* Vli I J  ���������speaks of a tract of fore-it land in  the neighborhood of Cameron Lake  being set aside an a forest reserve,  quoting Mr J, R.'Anderson's letter  to the Viotoria Board ef'Tradesome  years ago on this subject.   That a  forest traot should thus bo eet aside  ie a faot patent to anyone who lookB  ahead, and beyond potty selHnter-  est the least little bit.   If this is not  done, the next generation will be  forced to seek for our "noble forest  treee" in by-gone agricultural ond  forestry reports.    Of course there  are hundreds--nay! thousands, of  people who ory out 1 cut) cut! in  respect, of timber, just as the Mu  tiny BendB cried "kill! bill! kill!"  but this ory is a selfish one and the  people who thus ory out are those  who strive to secure timber tracts  for the sole purpose of making  tncuoy, and nuking it quick,    So  long a������ iheir own pockets are filled  there is no thought for anything  else .  But apart from the preservation  of the forests, a tract should be set  apart ss a great national park for  tf taken now, will be a wise one.  Five years from now it will probably be too late.   Ten years from  i now it certainly will, and the rie  ing generation will vpeiik of having  heard of Elk and other unimalb at  one time being found oh Vancouver's Island.    In connection with  this game preserve, a suitable traot  oould he laid off as a forest reserve  on the jineti indicated by the Colonist.  OITYv UON Sf ABLE  The   resignation   of  Constable  BankS was handed in and accepted  I *    i  am*  Until further notice we quote   beef  by the quarter an follows  Fork Quaktrr  Hl-ND QlfAKTEll  XMcPS  Dunsmuir Ave.  -   Octs  ���������   lOcts  SONS  CuMBERUNB.  ^l4A^*V^MUU||ybH  CH. TARBELL  ���������:-m*a*\t w^snawKw������wti!M'������*-i������������������������������������ ������������������*- mama  ��������� NOTICE.  T13NDKRS ton CROWN LANDS  UiaiJ GRADE STOVE  And-' aU KITCHEW IH'HkVSiLS  MAjJlD TENDlS������fl mdornnrl "Teodm  h-r L-M," will hm ,eoeiVBd b/ ft������0 un(lflr.  ������S������������<d up to ftro o'clock in ������ae nfrto^ of  ������>**������>��������� tbo l������kh day of Felvwwy, mt, tot  IU..    f   .tl > .m  last week, the oflicer giving as  his  reason for resigning that he had  a  chance lo do better st come other  employoment.   A  resolution   was  passed calling for applications for  the office, which will ho oonsideml  at ihe regular mooting'next  Monday,   There Beeous to be a decided  felling in favour of ont olllcer aot ���������  Ing as City Clerk and countable, at  a good salary.   In fuel, it was pro-  poftfld to ftfflr   Mr   J'cKir.'v,;.   ;*���������������  Ciiy Chili, I*i.***ii\ii the two oliki'M,  .    ,    ....   i.,     ,   i .    " Zot- 'I but he refusing  to entertain  the  herduof Wapiti.   As late as 1885, ..       ; ...  .., ... I proposltiou,   it   was   abandoned,  ���������trays of these noble doer were seeu j ^,      ,        .    .  bv ��������� mtiei ��������� i "ceepted   ***���������>��������� tbo l������* day of r.lwwy, mt, for  iftfit week, the ofHcer ������rlu{n������ ....   ....     0������in������u A**w������mant Dl������M������ti  N.W. i nt fro*.* I, 'fp, fi, oomox bit.  (slot, 88 Htvna,  thn prMprw-ntfotj  hUii*} *t ont) time swarmod wiih  ���������V . _ .1 e   Wttm  (.Aiuit.     Thla  Iu tuUmi-.* to Die tttnoiiat kmdorttd these  wttJ he ������ Orow��������� (bmi yM 0* ^  Vhe iil^bmi or atif toadot will tut nemos*  JOHJT Bala/),      -  no������c������ntni������it A^etik'  OtenWUnJ, B.O.,  MIL Jmnnary, 1907.  Oi������   tu������ SuanU   i'0U)������i������ui������,   while  that country,    Sbawnigan,  Cow-    ""*���������   w������re  oonahined,  and th*  o������������n,   snd   Suit   Spring   hhlul    ollice was kept opon dori *  judging from the *h<-,d h������m. ....i I bours. tbo hn������i������M. ../  ., '.  There in iii) mlutilii, viiui  ii ttie  two  ofljces   were oomhioed,  and  the  jU'lgbg from the ���������).������! horns and I ,,ours. ^ business <>f  the������ rlhlin  b,n,������  cca,)wH ,Ui( u()   m LonI Public  P-v ou.lv supported an ,mn.,n       ientlv   and    Z*7������ I ������������T  number of ihem.    To ,hy they ar-  hemmed in a relatively,mall p������cco  ^hen In Courtenay Stay At  ''he Courtenay Hotel  Every convenience for gu<v#t������,      '  The Oential Hot*! for Snortsmmt  Sportsmerss  and  Genera! Hardware %  m..^.,t*A.,mmn*rmmt,m*Htmmvtim**miMni*mi .���������ij������n������i.w,������������  pOLLEGIATE   SCHOOI  ^        FOR   BOVS  ThoLaurels,        Belcher Street  Victoria B. C.  I'atjwa ivud Visitor,  THB-LOBD mnul\OV COLUMBIA.  Houti .\J'i.n������r  J.W. LAINO, KHQ,,  M, A���������  OXPOED,  A������*i������tt/(1 by ttiree GiwluatoH of tho Bkoog-  nieed Vuiroetitiet oi fltost BtiUli. nnd Otm.  ad*. ,  Modurura tonus lor boardon,  Froporty oonslsts of flvo aores with upactf-  ��������� </uh ouhool buildiniifi, oxtonnlvo reoroAtin-  I grounds, aymassiutn,     Oadet oorps orgsoa  APPLY TQ I.IBAD MASTHR,  D^ilt Evenings  Are/Banished  WrfEN YOU OWN A  V  - - ~-*v-<3j_\n  Graphophone_  WOUT AT VO0������ OWN WrWSmH. Jim  OATAtmtn om ruti ATWIUTHlr0B  VIUTOKIA, NANAJ'MO  VANCOUVER.  Sole Agent* For B/C*   ���������  ������������**���������������������*���������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  i  Comox Assewmant Diatrlot,  JfOTlCE IS  HIRBOY GIViW In '  *   ������������ordance with the iJgJZ  under present conditions and that  t������we could be a considerable Bttv.  None but th������ Best of Wines and L'tjuorn  at th<9 liar.  RATES        HEABONABLB  ,ii.i   ,i.i..m .. i,,,-  . k.i.i i,  Uohn i/ohnston,    Prop.  n���������am. i iwmwswitm'J'i .mt'mmmmmvatmm'i.'n.ivim  AnvHUTrsE in thk Nkwi  DC GUHB A I-ONO U At  ���������. . M. .-������** */  j.uxiiiiui'ju a  arrlcrtot* and BoJi������IU������r  and  Notary Publlo  Con ���������������.' vyzvn alng  OiifflberlaJid    B. C.   ���������   ��������� ���������"��������� -'m, JMWWWWIMWMMM������������������  A Quaranteod Cure  for   Piles.  Itohlng, II1M, Blscdinu or Protrarling  i'tltiii. \jtmni*** tetend monay tt l'A'/,(l  OINf VtMT fsil* to aura sny esse, o������ uist  i.*j. -,���������' Ikh> \ntiu niiiflitiu, iu G io U daya.  Ftp* syuJiosHcw g������ft������ eitti sud rest, 6Uo.  U y'tnxt tit nigral hne- 't it tend HOo ir> ststnpa  and It trill Si fervitrdM! post^sid by PsHs  Hidl*,io*C��������������� 8������' Loniu, ate.   ._.-������,     ������.II1V  ProWnclnl Revenue Tax and all hmssks!  Taxes and Ineonift Tari ������������������������r.ed ar,4  levlart, twAet tht Amtunmii Act, ire  now duo and payable for the year 1907,  All nixes collectible for tbo Como*  A������sstsraont District are due snd psy-  able at my office, situate at Cumberland. #  This notice, in terms of Lnw, Is equlva* \ I  lent to a person tl demand by mo upon   1  all persons liable (or taxes.  JOHN 1JAIRD,  Deputy Assessor And Colled**  CoinwAiiflsftmsflt Distriot,  Cumberland Post.Offiro,  Ownberltnd B 0��������� /so. 14, 1007.   t '(

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