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 W^^_imy^^^^^^mk^^^^^m^m^^^^^^^^^^m^^Wi  "-'���������-V   ,// .������������������.:i:'^-i'.-!.:- .'���������h:5'.  ?# ������i������������":: 0,/  ���������   / }    ^\ t\^   'y*^       7    */  e-'? *  \w^       \*.mj  FOURTEENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C. WEDNESDAY      FEBRUARY, a;   iqov  KMMdOOr^ ������.-������.������������ai  JUST INvNBW STOCK OF IMPORTED  NAIRN'S SCOTCH PRINTED & INLAID LINOLEUMS  Latest Deigns. Large aB&ortinent of Pat torus to  choose from, in 1, 2, and 4 yard widths;  AND HALL LINOLEUMS  Cut And JUald to Order*  Having bought very heavily ln this olass of goods.you will,  Hnd our Prices Right.  LARGE STOOK OF QARPETS, CARPET  ....SQUARES, RUGS AND MATS  Just arrived a consignment of  TAPESTRY AND CHENILLE CURTAINS.  We think these goods will intereat you and we respectfully  invite your inspection.  egaraaaRnsR  LIMITIEiX)  BO  mmmr^*m*n������'tmjAatJtt-^  357* *a  Tinware, Enamelware, Knives, Forks, &c,  The Magnet Cash Store Leads Thorn All.  *S*SS'!SS!!^  km*i**ism**\t*AA������^^  WIRE   NEWS  Johannesburg, 25th���������The elections for Parliament took place yes-  terday, The Boers will have a good  majority in the House.  Wallaoe, Idaho, 26th��������� A witness  iu giving evidence ia the case of  Hey wood of tho Western Federation ot Mint- whose trial in rotation  to blowing up of tha Indoptjdonce  depot at which many non union  niiuorts were killed during the great  ���������trike severely donounooo thnt or*  gunizutlon branding them osnritn-  iuuli. The trial liprocrtedIng ilow  ly and muoh damaging evidouoe is  beiug brought out,  PltUftburg. 25th���������Tbe Ponn&y-  livftnlft Railroad labt train between  ���������%*���������*   "m*     % i ni < -   ' *  1V������W  iOt������������ rtitu Lu.vog    iluo  Htv-Wli*  ���������d a few mtuute* after midnight on  rounding a ������harp ourvo near John**  ton, the train was running 85 min.  late wben accident occurod ,f There  were 40 peopi* injured nnd h ar������  mining it i* believed to have been  buried under wreck, train war run*  ning 50 milea an hour niaking up  time. When rouudiug Hlack  Diamond wit-de train iwayed and  engine and nnjoking oar remained  on track, but pullumn car* left luiIB  and plinififld over HO foot embankment, believed n lisine are dead in  ��������� ������ ��������� ������ i m  SPRING FAIR AND SALE  'lheSpring  Pair  and   Auotion  Sale of live Block will bo  hold   in  New VVestmiuoter on March   20ci)  to 22i.d inclusive, entries   olOEfin^  on March 2nd.    Tha fair is under  the direction of tbo   B.  C.  Stock  Bicodor'j Association, and in   the  in aod uo lory to the rules, the following givoa an idea of the ini por*  tauce of tho fair  to  stock racers  "There will be a stock judging competition open to any who   wish to  compete���������Theno competitions hnvo  proven  of great   practical  value  wherovor conducted,   There is  no  botter way for youug men to  gain  information regarding live ftock,  bo we trust that a  large number  will take part in the competition".  A etallion show end slaughter tort,  will nlarx ho htd(\ nnd on  thc   Lai  day of :he lair  thero  will   Lu  an  auction sale of pure bred ariimule,  limited to provincial stook.  "' AddroBS all  communication   to  i*. At; Logan, Wevfetttxy,   Victoria,  ������ r* - -   ���������* mmm  wreukagiyin. river in   which tram . - -      plunged ovtr embaaktueht   near himself by the excellence  of  seen*) of fit mon* .Tr*bm������town flood, seode uud pLuia.  Tbe'peed and plant catalogue of  M. J, Kfftry, tha Vancouver Nur-  unrymnn. ii������ t*������ ^-ri'K $v ���������.���������y[:.l,.*--;,d  log purbhaeer i������hmi'd com pur'- lib  price* cod note the variety of his  stock before ordering elsewhere.  Mr Henry has mode a   namo  for  COUNCIL METIS.  Present the Mayor, Alda, Mitchell  Bate, Whyte, Daniel? ind MeLeod.  Minuter of last rneelingand t>pecial  read and adopted,  COMMUNICATIONS  From Messrs 0. H. Feehner, P.  Monte and John Fraser asking that  a reduction be made in the cape of  licences collected from them���������two  barbers and a shoemaker. Laid on  table.  From Education -005-re, Victoiiai  informing Council that the -Govern ���������  ment allowance for outsiie pupils  in school waa p'tid once a year, viz:  ���������June 30th, and intimating that a  statement prepared for that date  would be accepted.   Laid on table.  Froin Private Secretary, Government House, Victoria, informing  Council that, necessary steps had  beeu taken in the matter of appointment of Licence Commissioners.  Received and filed.  From Canadian Municipal Union  asking for membership fee $10.oo  ���������Received and filed.    (Aid. Tarbell  here entered)-  ACCOUNTS  A. H. Peacoy,$18 45; B. C. Gazette, $2.50; H. Mitchell, $1.50; It.  Hornal (stable account) $4.8'.); G.  Fricke, rent, $2 50; Election account. $10; T. E. Banks, window  glass, 50c; S. Leiser, $6.25.���������Total,  141.50 Refer ted-to Jlinauoe-Gomr  Deferred business.  TRADESMEN  PETITION  Mayor, informed   Council   that  notice-.of  amendment   to   By-law  would have to be given if it was desired O take action.  Aid  Daniels  -uggcefced that the  licences be refunded.  The Mhyor strongly-objected to  this course.  Aid Mitehell asked if it was not  a faot thai* the by-law had been on  the books for some years, hut had  not been enforced in the caeon of  certain trader" until Lint year. The  answer being in tho aflinria' ivc, ho  ������va.--; in favor of proceeding as previously to last year.  Aid. Bate considered thia wrong.  If the By-law was wrong, it should  be amended.  Aid. Mitchell spoke of the by-law  having been held up us an exact  cony of Ihe Now Westminster one.  He knew for a fact, that the cities of  Now Westminister and Vancouver  did not coiled ihe tax from certain  trades or trom commercial tru vol -  lerh whio;, Uiit cii,y wad doing, lf  exemptions were pormirfRablti why  net exempt here a������ ihey did el������e������  whero.  Aftor more diicusnion Aid Whyte  guve notU'D to amend flection 25  Truth-M Lieeiic B.v luw.  Ktluoutioii Ulliet h'tmr loft in  hiwidrt of be eimini ee to interview Mr (jritiil.  ACI'LK'ATIONS t'OK I'OLIQRMAN  The Muyui .'Uggtititui that these  bn iel' iu the handh uf tho Police  CutnmiHHioiiers to deu: with.  Aid Mitckell v.u ted to know  what would he ilunn ������������������*, *ho ������"������r������nt  n4 ������h������ t>f\'* ,fi'v ,.f i'y.. (; muui do-  ciiiUifijui* to hn\e <i polic������i������au,  Mayor mIhu-iI liiai the Ulausen  Ant told theim tlK'y must bnvi: one  ���������hmij.'K-' toep; nt ne wa-.* itxHiiOchair  anything would be saved by having  Mr lh������rnal do the police work in  addition to scavenger as Aid Daniels  had proposed, und then have to pay  for hauling gravel, which Hornal  would then be unable to do.  Aid Daniels showed where a saving could be effected.  Mr Hornal said lie was willing  to do the scavenger and collecting  work but not the police. Madeau  offer to buy the city horse and  outfit and do tho scavenger work  at $70 por monlh.  After more discussion, the following wereappointed aobmmittee:  ���������Aide Bate, Mitchell and Daniels  and applications were referred to  Police Commissioners.  Council adjourned.  DEATH OF MRS J.I  BENNEH  For thebenefit of our readers who  have been told that it is compulsory  on the part of tbe Council to have a  corporation policeman, the following from the M Clauses Act, 1906,  is printed:���������  SEO 50���������"la every municipality the  Cotiaei! may from time to time make, alter  < r reo a! by-laws tor aay of the following  purpOik:?, or in relafciou to matters coining  within the classes of subjects next heroin  after mentioned, that id tu say���������(115) la  cities for establishing and maintaining a  police force; tu townships or districts tho  uiaiutaiuance of Police offices"  The word "may" renders chiu optional, if  imperative, the word "shall'' would be  itst-d���������Therutore, it is not necessary that  che Council of Cumberland pay a_y_*^io������_ofjL,  "tjolr, ~orTpolice magiatrato, but simply al  low the work to be done aiid the fiuee  eol^  looted by tho Provincial Government,  just  an they are doing in many richer muuieip-  \ altiics tshau thia today   We havo been paying ont $1200 per year   for   administration  of Juatiou, and gleaning $100 per year  in  fines, whioh ii not exactly a   paying   pro-  ' pooiti-oi), thomjlwt may beuice trom a uonti  : liiL-Jta! (joint of view   There is u certainly  't a deduction to bo made oh account of street  ,' work, but which would not very materially  j reduce the ueticiouoy   ll looks   as  though  i the city must  either   retruncb   in   polico  n.atiers, the iit-^h   Sohool,  or   eventually  I discorporatu   Which ?  WRESTLING  The   wrestling  match   between  ���������Vndrevv   Thomson   and    Andrew  j Gibson on 'Saturday evening  was  ; poorly attended,   moro  nhame   to  thopo in town who prate  bo much  abotv   encour.igiPf{  sport  in   the  town,   As usual there was the talk  of "fake", but to those who witnessed the go, it was evident from the  Urn! grip, that the boys meant tuie������  chief,   and   carried   this    feeling  through tho match.   Tho first fall  wont lo Thomson, 20 miuuies;   2  nd toGibnon,  lOmi'uulw;   3rd   to  Thomson,   7minutoy;  The   third  f.Jl being disputed on account   of  being off mat, tho men  camo   lo-  t'.oilier again nud 'hiomuon   throw  his adversary by h   flying buttock  on Irhe iubtaiu, winning tno match.  Owing to the alarming frequeuoy  ff floarlot fevor canon, it hae been  considered advisable to elude the  publio school for ������ timo in order  that the epidemio may be gottou  under control,  Mf������H Klrbv ef the Natmimo Ho������-  pital staff, and Mr Bennott of Van  eeuver '-vcre p-esengers li> Cumber-  lanU ir������Ht week to ntt'iml  the fun-  It is with deep and pincette  th'U we announce the death  Bennett, wife of our respect*  zen, Principal Bennett of the  School.    The sad evont took  early on Wednesday raorniu  20th, at the Cumberland Hj  whence the deceased ludy ha  taken a week  before for m  treatment.    The immediald  of deaih was pneumonia foil  an acute attack of grippe,  leaves to mourn her loss, in  tion to a grief-stricken  hus  five young children, the olde  years of age, the youngest a  fant son of one month.     Se  sisters and brothers with her  father reside at Comox.     It  exaggeration to say that the ������  of this estimable lady cast a g_  of griet over the community^  having resided in the district  girlhood.  A sad coincidence in  uection wiih the late Mrs Benn_  demise is, that her mother dieol  the same date fifteen years ago f|  a similar cau.se.     The hand of  row has been laid heavily on  Bennett's family during   a e  period, his oldent sister having d  few weeks before at Atlin, lea vi  ^ojijiiy_^-youeg-ohild-reirrwrjtTli  father has been an invalid 'al  farm on Hornby  Island for s  weeks.    The funeral of the dece.  Mrs Bonnet took place on Fri  afternoon  from  tho   residence  Trinity Church, where the imp  sive and solomn burial service  the Church of England was  formed by Rev. Mr Christmas,  sacred edifioe being thronged w  frieuds from far and near whoca  to pay a last tribute of respect  one whom  they had loved   w  The cortege wended its way to .  cemetery at Sandwick, where e<  vices at tho graveside were read  Kovd's Messrs VVilunaarond Chr  mas, when all that was mortal -  Mrs Bennott was laid beside h|  mothor and sister.   Theoasket w  covered   with ^beautiful   flowe  while oountltss additional nuuibi  of floral tributes were laid on *  grave by sorrowing friends.     T  following gentlomeu acted as pa.  bearers*���������Messrs L. Mounce, G. VI  Clinton, S. Riggs, F, Pickard,  Nunns and A. H. Peacoy.     Th|  funeral nrranyementa wereoonduo  ed by Mr Collins,  Human sympathy in an abun  ont measure is extended to Mr Bet  nelt and  tho bereft  family fro  evoryone on Ihi* *a������l ocension,  *i&ti*u>rii:i;.f.mW  tin- a i.i v,<uln!be canted bin.  After nnt h di'-t u-'-uon, iu which  Aid Uaiiielw, th.' iMayor, Alda.  fh'ft, Mitehf'.l and Wl-vl.i> took pir*  Aid. Mi'chell tiMivou, "eooritlfd by  Ain. liHti'il, tri'it a tionymr'ee m|  tnrce he HfipHnh-.d to -i rot Pcdkc  Cumniir-Hiouerri and discuss Uie  mailer.  Aid. Bate naked for a further din-  eutiaiuti,   anu wunttd to know  if '  >, it,   ..������..������  vl ,   ������.*.  Bennett,  N.rmiiiiD i!Otit--*-i������l-������u������ucl   X- Dsiviu   well  k town prop nf U i, ;i Ui.tol CiiinlKu'litud it.  ji. city *-������iiioivJi������ij oi'iit'rfitt-ili-uiiiriK on nmr  >tt%* u)iU.!i to������k plao"   m   Viiuco'ivrr on  ���������    * , .,      .  ..,;.../!!, '.,.,.;    |.!������.,(i  tn i,. i,*i. ii .'/ .'*j;..jj|ii,������u tu������i'- l-'i'in !''t Mm l-'i*'-  '\x, A Vituti   ������ 't fr!-.t..i e* Mr   x*".vi:i.    -f  iiiAuy ,>.ti.n i JI .hi !<i.������vi*., It,, iiuui.- t<>r,i|4it  to rimke f.rc|,.a������Hi.n������ int ,i n*oc|iti<iu ol hiss  liriila wli.i.i, no will brin-j over from VW  tiuUVlt  t-jWml-d* UkJ ui Atwk  Hospital Benefit  The ooneert held Monday oven  ing wn������ largely patroniied, the*-  being no available standing roorJ  ereuJeft in the Cumberland Halil  ThftprngrrvmrrtP wae.Taricd akJ iuj  terenting, Mr Thompnon������ thlgU* ol  hfnilriCA,8bein8muob *PPr������oiaJ  ed, Minn Glover, of Union   WharT  laug for the first timo in  Cumber'  land, aud v.ns   loudlv  ntutimi.**.-'  Uiu yum.* indy being ������)OH?e������bad of r  remarkably sweet voice nf   iinni  cuui|jAH6.   Tbe Ilrd Urons JJrili was  a pretty   epectaeuior.   Taken   ol  l- gather the performance  waa  ex  ire-���������.<���������!������ jriwl, tho only fBU?i |^;n  Umt it ww rather loop, 12 o'oloot  Htii-.iti-H beu.u, vhiii bave too Kinu  wm������ pl.iyeti. Ad������ih*iMi enjoyed  by ���������{*.<#' num!,t.r w'u.r.tho couwrl  Mui.a -..^..rj, trom   Umoii Wharf  in in 7,1l,M,JM,r*������r"������n^ which  wilinet thr- H^ibafa  hand*o������  turn, THE   NEWS,   CUMBEELAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  DARREL of THE  BLESSED ISLES  By   IRVING   BACHELLEFL,  Author of "Eben Holden," "D'ri and I." Etc.  COPYRIGHT.      1005,      BY      LOTHROP      PUBLISHING      COMPANY  ��������� V'innttituMd ������  CHAPTER' III.  TELE harvesting was over In Brier Dale. It was near dinner  time, and Allen, Trove and  the two hired men were trying feats in the doorv.ird. Trove, then  a boy of fifteen, had outdone them all  at the jumping. A strange?, came  along, riding a big mare with a young  filly at her side. He was a tall, spare  man, past middle age, with a red,  smooth shaven face and long gray hair  that fell to bis rolling collar. He turned in at the gate. A little beyond it  his mare halted for" a mouthful of  grass. The stranger unslung a strap  that held a satchel to his side and hung  it on the pommel.  "Go and ask what we can do for  him," Allen whispered to the boy.  Trove went down the drive, looking  up at bim curiously.  "What can I do for you?" he inquired.  "Give me thy youth," said the stranger quickly, his gray eyes twinkling  under silvered brows.  The boy, now smiling, made no answer.  "No?" said tbe man, as he came on  slowly. "Well, then, were thy wit as  good as thy legs it would be o' some  use to me."  .I-. The words wore spoken witb dignity  in a deep, kindly tone. They were also  faintly salted with Irish brogue.  He approached the men, all eyes fixed upon him with a look of inquiry.  "Have ye ever seen a drunken sailor  on a mast?" he inquired of Allen.  ���������" "No."   ,  *,Welir^r,''"^^ian3reJ~stra'n'ger,~dis*=-  mounting slowly, "I am not that. Let  me consider���������have ye ever seen a co-  coanut on a plum tree?"  "I believe not," said Allen, laughing.  "Well, sor, that is more like me. 'Tis  long since I rode a horse, aa' am out  o' plaee iu tbe saddle."  He stood erect with dignity, a smile  deepening the many lines in his face.  "Can I do anything for you?" Allen  asked.  "Aye���������cure me o' poverty. Have ye  any clocks to ineud?"  "Clocks! Are you a tinker?" said Allen,  "I am, sor, an' at thy service. Could  beauty, me lord, have better commerce  than witb honesty?"  They all surveyed him witb curiosity  and amusement as he tied tho mare.  All bad begun to laugh. His words  came rapidly on a quick undercurrent  of good nature. A clock sounded tbe  stroke of midday.  "What, ho! The clock," said he, looking nt his watch. "Thy timo hath a  lagging foot. Marry, were I that slow,  ior, I'd never get to heaven!"  "Mother." said Allen, going to the  doorstep, "here Is a tinker, aud bo says  tbe clock Is slow,"  "It Boems to he out of order," said  bis wife, coming to the step,  "Seems, madam J   Nuy, it Is!" said  tho Btraugor.  "Did yo mind tho stroke  of it?"-  "No,''snld sho.  "Marry, 'twas like tho call of a dying  man."'  Allen thought a moment as ho whittled.  "Hnd I such a stroko on rao I'd���������I'd  think I wns paralyzed," tho stranger  added,  "You'd bettor fix It, thon," Raid Allen.  "Thou nrt wIho, good mnn," snld tho  ���������trangor, "Mind tho two hands on tlie  clock an' keep thom to their place or  they'll beckon thoo to poverty."  Tbo clock whs brought to tho door-  Itep, nnd all gathered about hlin us bo  went to work,  "Yo know a powor o' Serlptor," said  one of tho hired men.  "Serlptor," snld the tinker, laughing.  "I do, sor, nn' much of It according to  Uio good St. Wllllnm, Havo yo never  rend Shakespeare?"  vnnn who wit boforo him know any-  thing of the Immortal hard.  "Ho writ a book ,'Uotit iiuu'i Unoae  an' tho Injuns," n hired rami ventured  " 'Angola an' ministers o' grace de  fend us!'" tlio tinker exclalraod.  Trove Inughed.  "I'll glvo yo a rlddlo," said the tinker,  turning to hlra.  "How Is It tho clock enn keep a  sober fa co V  "It hns no oars." Trovo answered.  "Right," snld tho old tinker, smiling.  "Tbou art a Unowliig ytjutli. Read  Phnkespenre, boy-'ii littlo of hlra threo  times a day for tlm mind's sake. I've  traveled far in lonely places and needed no other company,"  "Ever la India*" Trovo Inquired,  Ue bad been rending of that far hind.  "I wns, sor," tho stranger continued, rubblug a Vied.   "I was Ovo  years" in India, sor, ai? part o'tfie time  fighting as bard as ever a man could  fight."  "Fighting!" said Trove, much interested.  "I was, sor," he asserted, oiling a  pinion of the old clock.  "On which side?"  "Inside an' outside."  "With natives?"  "I did, sor; three kinds o* them���������fever, fleas an' the divvle."  "Give us some more Shakespeare,"  said the boy, smiling.  The tinker rubbed bis spectacles  thoughtfully, and as he resumed his  work a sounding flood of tragic utterance came out of him���������the great soliloquies of Hamlet and Macbeth and  Richard III. and Lear and Antony, all  said with spirit and appreciation. The  job finished, they bade him put up for  dinner. ,  "A fine colt!" said Allen as they  were on their way to the stable.  "It is, sor," said the tinker, "a most  excellent breed o' horses."  "Where from?"  "The grandsire from tbe desert o'  Arabia, where Allah create i the horse  out o' the south wind. See the slender  flanks o' the Barbary?  See ber eye?"  He seemed to talk ln that odd strain  for the mere joy of it, and there was  In his voice the God given vanity of  bird or poet.  He had caught the filly by her little  plume and stood patting her forehead.  For a moment he led ber up and down  at a quick trot, her dainty feet touching the earth lightly as a fawn's.  "Thou'rt made for the hot leagues o'  the great sand sea," said he. patting  ,h6r_headJ_^AJbt-Jhy_ neck shall_be as  the bowsprit; thy dust as the flying"  spray!".,  "In one thing you are like Isaiah,"  said Allen as be whittled. "The Lord  God hath given thee the tongue of the  learned."  "An' If be grant mc the power to  speak a word in season to him that is  weary I shall, be content," said the  tinker.  Dinner oyer, they came out of doors.  The stranger stood filling his pipe.  Something In his talk nnd manner had  gone deep into the soul of the boy, who  now whispered a moment with bis father.  "Would you sell tbe filly?" said Allen.  "My boy would like to own her."  "Whnt, ho, tho boy! Tbe benutlful  boy! An' would ye lovo hor, boy?" the  tinker asked,  "Yes, sir," tbe boy answered quickly.  "An' put a ribbon in her forelock an'  a coat o' silk on her bnck, an', mind ye,  a man o' kindness in tbo saddlo?"  "Yes, sir,"  "Then tnke thy horse, an' Allah grant  thou bo successful on hor as many  times as there be hairs In her skin."  "And tho price?" snld Allen.  "Nam,������ It, an' I'll call thoo just."  Tho business ovor, tho tlnkor called  to Trove, who had led tbo fllly to her  stall.  "You, there, strike tho tents, Bring  mo the mare. This very day she may  boor me to forgiveness." ,  ...Trove brought tho uiqre. ,.*  ALLIGATORS SCARCE.  The  Demand   For   Their   Skins   Has  Nearly Exterminated Them.  "An alligator is a rare thing in the  southern states now," said 0. B. Bunge  of Pensacola, Fla. '  "Where they could be seen in bun  dreds ten years ago, dotting the banks  of tbe rivers and swimming in the  Florida swamps, the sight is now becoming a very uncommon one. The  great demand for their skins has practically exterminated the creatures, and  they will soon be as scarce as tbe  western buffalo. Some may still be  found in the Everglades and other  swamps, but they are rarely seen, as  they live in mudholes to which even  the Seminoles cannot gain access.  "The few that are captured are  caught by means of strategy, as the  open water shooting ls a thing of the  past. A strict, watch ls kept over  their holes, and the moment tbe gator  appears he is lassoed and dragged  bodily from bis home. It is a very  dangerous method while In the water,  and it requires the combined force of a  dozen men to drag an eight foot alligator to the mainland. Even when this  is done the captors are wary, as a  blow from the creature's tail would  seriously disable the stoutest man.  "An alligator Is slow and clumsy In  his movements, but can swing his tail  around in the twinkling of the eye.  The Indians generally wait until they  have the animal in a position where  he cannot use his tail and then sever  the ligaments with a well directed  blow of their sharp instruments. The  government hits taken the bounty off  tbe alligators, which in former years  was a great source of revenue to the  shiftless Crackers that inhabit the  swamps and make their living in the  easiest possible manner. The price of  the skins has become double what It  was a few years ago, and it will not be  long before the dealers w'll have to  find some substitute far the skin of the  alligator."���������Milwaukee Sentinel.  Ball Player's Hard Finish.  The ending of a ball player's career  has in It much the same tragedy that  accompanies tbe loss of voice by tbe  singer. At one fell swoop the player  and his family drop comparative Iux-  .ury,_ease_and the ability to have all  CONSTABLE SELLER'S DIARY  Record of Hardship and Splendid Endurance by a Member of Northwest  Mounted Police���������Frozen Meat.  The qualities of the men who compose the Royal Northwest Mounted Police have often been demonstrated, but  rarely have fidelity, devotion to duty,  fearlessness, unselfishness, and Indomitable determination been manifested in  greater decree than was displayed last  winter In a. Journey made by Constable  Seller, amounting1 ln all to about 995  milea. The trip was made in company  of Interpreter Ford and an Eskimo  named Tupealock. It was undertaken  for the purpose of locating the whereabouts of a Scottish ship, the Ernest  William, and ascertaining her liatot'.lty  to the customs duty for supplies imported. Constable Seller probably receives pay to the amount of abiut $1.50  a day, but, without a murmur, he  entered upon and successfully accomplished a Jounajy attended by great  hardships, and which many *n explorer  would have been proud of relating. The  recital of Seller's trip is contained in  a dairy, which has Just been received  at the Mounted Police Department. Nothing more modest or t������naffected than  his account of the long Journey and the  difficulties met with and surmounted  could be Imagined.  Constable Seller, with his two companions and a dog team of ten, left  Fullerton, on the west coast of Hudson  Bay, on Feb. 21 last. They returned on  April 19, haying been exposed for two  months to the rigors of an Arctic winter. The only casualty waa a frostbitten leg of one dog that was left behind at Lyon's Inlet. On the way to  their destination and back Intensely  cold weather waa encountered, and  many blizzards. At night snow houses  would be built for shelter, called by  the Eskimos "Igloos." Herds of deer  were seen, and several were shot for  food. For a couple of days, however,  both men and dogs went on short ratlona. Had tt not been for falling In  with a party of natives they would at  one time have been in desperate straits.  For a great part of the journey the  food had to be eaten frozen, because  the alcohol and wood gave out.  Here are a few extracts which show  the nature of the hardships encountered on the Journey: "We have only fifty  pounds of deer meat, two pounds of  pemmican, and six pounds of boiled  meat for ourselves, and the ten dogs,  so we must find natives. Very cold day.  I had both my feet badly frozen. My  footgear ls ln a very bad state���������wot  AfflUEfflLOUt: We were compelled to  the ordinary pleasures of life and faliy],^^ u^nt^a^^  to something like actual poverty. Oftentimes poverty is encountered before  the end of the struggle is reached.  The still young couple, after several  years of good living, traveling, seeing  the world and enjoying all the fun in  sight, suddenly come w(ith a splash to  the Icy water of poor living, poor  clothes, Inability to pay for theater  tickets and trips about and inability  perhaps to much1 more than pay the  rent of a small flat, for the ball player  who has never done anything but play  ball and who bas not; saved his money  is against a bard proposition before he  can learn a trade or find something to  carry him safely along.���������Brockton Enterprise.  "Ys Jtnoyi,p ^wcr^o' Scrl%<ir,������  "Remember," said tho old mnn, turn-  Ing as ho rodo nwny, "In tho dny o' the  lunt Imminent Ood '11 mind tho look o'  thy horse,"  1 Io rodo on a fow stops! and baited,  turning In Ihe siultllo,  "Thou, too, rhyllls," ho called. "God  Ml mind tho look o* thy muster. Boo  that yo bring hlra safe."  Tho 111 Ue filly ht-iian to rear and will,  the mother to answer. For days she  culled nml trembled, wllh wet eyes, h.v  toiling for tho volco that still answered,  though out of hearing, far over the  hill*. Ami Trove, too, wns lonely, and  there wus a klud of longing fn his  henrt for the music in that voice of tbe  Bfnnger.  (To Bo Continued.)  Great Men In Germany.  Germany has recently voted to decide  who are the twelve greatest men In  the ���������fatherland. The list begins with  the emperor. Tho second choice Is  Gorbart Hnuptmann, tlie dramatist.  Robert Koch, the scientist, Is third, nnd  Ernest Hnoekel and Wllhelm Conrad  Roentgen, who have added to tho scientific reputation of their couutry, are  tho fourth nnd fifth selections In the  list. Tho sixth namo Is the present  chancellor of tho empire, Prlnco von  Bulow. Seventh and olgbtb are Max  Kllngor, tho painter and sculptor, and  Richard Strauss, who has been soloct-  ed to represent music. August Bobol,  the Socialist, and Count Ilaoselor, who  Is high in tho military affairs of tlie  country, are tho ninth and tenth. Tlie  eleventh nlcho wns awarded to Ernest  vou Bobrlng, the physician and scientist, ond Roluhold Begas, tbe sculp*  tor, completes tho llBt,  A Jioynl Prisoner.  Mchraed Rochiul Iffoudl. Uie heir pre*  sumptlvo to tbo Turkish tbrono, awaits  as a prisoner his turn to reign, Tbe  death of Abdul Humid would draw  bim from a juil to assume supreme  power, For many years be has beon  shut up In bis hnrom. He bas seen  no ono but bis wivos, ble slaves and  his jailers, Ho hns bad no conversa  tion. lie has road uotblng, books and  company' being intordlcted. Ono of  those days bo may bo sultan. Now be  be Is in tbe depths of a tomb.-Parls  Flanro.  tainted 3111k In Cnun&n,  Tbo Edinburgh Scotsman cites tbo  remarks of Professor Harcourt of a  Canadian agricultural college to tbo  effect that if a commission woro appointed io Canada to iuv������ftUittt-ta tba  conditions undor wblcb milk was bandied in that country and delivered to  tbo consumer tho report of tbo commission would be worse tban tbe recent revelations rolutlng to tbo meat  packing establishments In Chicago.  The tivtitdiMh Di-ldc.  The Swedish hrklo fills her pockets  witb bre$d, which she dispenses to every ono sbo meets on her wny to tbo  church, every ploeo she disposes of  avortlng, as she believes, a misfortune.  we had been subsisting on frozen meat  for the last three days.*-'  ^Terrible snowstorm. Impossible to  ���������go out looking for natives. Our dogs  are getting hungry, as they have had  nothing for three days. We cannot  possibly give them anything out of what  ���������mall supply we have for ourselves. My  feet are very nore, -the result of -frost  burns."  "Bad storm, but not nearly so bad  as yesterday. I sent Ford and Tupealock out to look for natives. They  returned at 6 p. m., bringing us information that cheered us quite a little. The ship they learned was at  'Melaohuseetuck,* the place where  ghosts chose women. They brought  some meat for the dogs, and said the  natives, who belonged to the Nltulick  tribe, would come in the morning with  as much moat as they oould spare.'-'  "Still storming. Finished up all our  meat for breakfast. About noon the  natives come in, bringing about 400  pounds of meat, which I purchased  from them, it was nearly all seal meat.  We found It rather high all by Itself,  but hunger Is a great sauce."  In due oourse the party reached the  vessel for which they were searching,  and received a hearty Scottish welcome  from her commander, Capt Murray,  who fitted them out with stores for  tho return Journey,  Here is the lost Item In Constable  Seller's, diary:  "April 19th. Broke camp at sunrise (about 4 a. m.) and made the detachment about 2,80 p, m, Some few  miles from the barracks I noticed the  flag at half-mast, whioh told me plainly that what I feared had come to pass.  On arrival my thoughts were confirmed on hearing that Staff-Sergeant  Hayne had passed away the night boforo. We wero just in timo to attend  tbo funeral"  Tho report of Constable Seller eon-  tains muoh valuable Information about  tho oountry traversed and the natives  mot with. Ho mentions a rumor our-  rent among tho natives that In tho  winter of 1905 a white man belonging  to a ship wintering in tho Arotlo was  killed by tho NItullok tribe. The whlto  mon retaliated by killing three Eskimos  and all their dors. Constable Boiler  believes somo suoh thing may have  happened in connection wltb tbo Nor*  woglan sloop OJos.  ���������' i"i , ������[ t*  Liverpool's An>nne������������  In tbo courso of timo Liverpool must  supersede London, points ont a Manchester paper, ������t������i>Uilnff 3s agn<n������t  tbo latter, and Its supremacy lins only  been retained by artificiality. If England bas been discovered at tbe same  timo as America, Liverpool would inevitably bava become tbo capital.  Commercially, acconliui to tic ssmn  ���������.utborlty, it Is slowly but surely ousting London.  loo Kept Flowers,  Of tbo Ice kept flowers of Yercler, i  French florist, china peonies have boon  most enduring, somo being fairly pro-  served lifter Ave months In tho refrigerator. In bii latest experiments bo  bas cut peonies with steins sixteen  Inchos long, putting them In wator,  trimming the ends orory threo weeks  ���������nd renewing ws tor each month.  SILAGE FOR SHEEP.  Opinions of Feeders Do Not Agreo->  Amount to Give and How  to Give It.  A sheep grower of Indiana has the  following to say in the Indiana Farmer ln regard to the use of eilage:  "Some sheep growers are enthusiastic ln their praises of corn silage as  a food for sheep. On tbe other hand, a  large number do not think so well of  it. All those who have tried it have  agreed with reference to the wisdom of  feeding a moderate quantity to the  flock when tho silage has been properly cured*. On the other hand, quite  a number have found trouble whan  feeding it ln large quantities. On the  whole, lt is not to be considered as satisfactory food for sheep as field roots,  since, more especially when there is  much corn ln the silage, lt has a  tendency to produce a heated condition of the system, which with breeding ewes ls not desirable. It is not  well perhaps to feed corn silage to a  breeding flock more than once a day,  and when so fed the aim should be to  give them clover hay or alfalfa at  least once a day ln order to produce a  proper balance ln the ration. Iu cold  weather it is probably wiser to feed  the silage at noon than morning or  night. When exposed to such weather  for only a few minutes the temperature as cool as is frequently found In  sheep sheds will freeze more or lees,  or If it does not freeze It becomes very  cold. For this reason it is better to  feed it in the middle of the day In  cold weather, for at that time the temperature is usually many degrees  warmer than In the morning or evening. It Is not common to feed more  than two to four pounds of silage per  head per day to sheep, but some farmers who grow winter lambs feed as  much as that twice a day, more especially after the lambs have been born.  A great advantage of silage as a food  for sheep consists In its cheapness. It  furnishes the cheapest food that may  be fed to them, and when properly fed  there should be no fear of hurtful results from feeding silage well made."  AFTER HARVEST.  Importance of Saving Nitrogen Irt tho  * Ono thing we feel Inclined to talk /  about every year is the mistake of letting cornfields or other cultivated  ground-remain bare through the fall  and winter. A considerable loss of  nitrogen results from   this   practice.  After sumixer crojr^s^tffken--off-the-  processes of nitrification go on In the-  soil, especially if stable manure has  been used. Nitrification means the  process by which nitrogen is made  soluble or available. When made, over  into this form It Is quite easily washed out of. the-soil'and lost. When soil  is left bare after harvest considerable  loss will occur in this way, but when  some living crop ls growing on the-  ground thlB new crop will obtain most  of the nitrogen and save it for us.  This nitrogen problem ls the most im-  ! portent thing on our farms. We must  buy It In one form or another, and it Is  constantly struggling to get away from  us. It is the part of good farming to-  capture and save all we can. If nothing else can be done, sow rye on all  bare lands. If you cannot plow, harrow and seed. There are Bome exceptions to this. One Is where the sod Is  filled with white grubs, In that case  lt ls better not to seed, but to plow  and keep the surface well stirred  through fall and early In spring. The  constant cultivation Is the best method  of fighting these insects,���������-Rusal New  Yorker.  A Canadian Bred Ayrshire.  The Ayrshire heifer, Mlna 2nd'e  daughter, hero pictured, writes the  owner, Frank A Crabb of Illinois, was  bred by Robert Ness of Canada. She  was first as heifer calf at St. Louis  world's fair in 1904 in a strong class  of 24 heifers and was also reserve  champion, She has been a big winner  A CAJUDUM naXD AYRIRIRS.  and a groat favorite wherever shown.  Sbe was fresh tho latter part of September, 1906, and has beon milking  about 25 pounds a day. This Is quite a  showing when one remembers that sho  was not one year old until Novembor  1-J, 1005. My eows are fed equal part*  of bran, ground corn, shorts and alfal.  mo, clover bay and shredded corn fodder. I food aftor milking. I milk regularly anil t*mA the samo way. I believe  this ls mora than half tht battle. My  barn Is warm and kept Uioroufbiy  clean.  ttrmm  The turquolso derives Jts name from  ��������� word meaning Turkish, nnd is so  called because me um lurguuisea wnte  found in Turkey. If your birthday  comes In December nnd you wear e  turquoise, you need never be afraid of  falling off a high placo. Ono of tbe  powers of tbe asure bued gem is to  preserve its wearer from this catastrophe.  Cat Flower*.  Flowers will keep fresh much longer  If the ends are dipped In melted wax,  Candle ends may be utilised for this  purpose. ?x  v  5  THE  NEWS,   CUMBERLAND, BRITISH   COLUMBIA.  0'  WESTERN  CANADIAN  EDITORS  A Scries of Articles Describing their Lives, their Aims  aiid their Influence.  58  W. D. LAMB  ���������se^*rrm^aAn>iro^^  every detail. He can truly say, with  the philosopher of old, "No, I cannot play on any musical instrument,  but, I can tell you how, out of a  small village, to make a great and  glorious city." The people in that  community should certainly feel  proud to have among them such a  public spirited citizen as Mr, Lamb  and we predict for the Standard a  brilliant future.  Mr. Lamb is an out and out believer in free trade, and those who  have heard him, say he is a very  convincing platform speaker.  Great Britain is extensively experimenting with air machines for milk  tary purposes. ^investigation is being  made of every machine of proved utility, including foreign machines, with  the view to securing command of the  air in the next generation.  Professor���������Fraulein, tell me what  you know of some important events  of the first half of the eighteenth  century.  Klara���������Hooped skirts were the fashion.���������Meggendorfer Blaetter.  No matter how angry a man may  be he is sure to. choke on the bread  of charity without the butter of kindness.  It is a good .thing to stick to what  you say, but remember that what  you say is very likely to stick to you  for ~ lor.2 time.  W. D. LAMB  Editor Plumas Standard.  Mr. W. D. Lamb, whom the above  picture represents, and the subject of  this sketch, was born forty years ago,  in Gerrie, Ont., Huron county. There  .he attended school, and spent the  early years of his life.  At the age of eighteen he began  teaching school, and, after spending  seven years in that profession, graduating from the Clinton model and Toronto normal schools, he drifted into  mercantile life. Ten years ago he  came west, and settled in Plumas, a  village on the Lake Manitoba Railway and Canal Co., that had just  been surveyed. v  Three years ago, Mr. Lamb, almost by accident, discovered the rea-  jgon.why his own_and_other villages  were"only starve~d7 -~st"unt"517 little  places, compared with what they  -should be, if public affairs were conducted in accordance with the dictates of reason and common sense,  in a way that would secure justice  between man and man. Nothing so  disgusts him, as to hear people lament tlie fact that their town doesn't  grow, while at the same time, those  who build up, develop and enrich the  ���������country, are regularly penalized by  taxation, while the idle holders of  town lots or agricultural lands, reap  where others sow. Their holdings  are increasing in value, not on account of what the owners do, but on  ���������account of what others do, producing  nothing, but absorbing what others  produce. He believes in the Henry  George remedy for this state of affairs. When our reporter called, he  bad at the head of his paper, as. a  ���������text for that issue, a selection from  Henry George, which may be taken  as the Standard's political creed.  "We would take for the community  what belongs to the community, the  value attaching to land by the growth  of the community, leaving sacred to  the individual all that belongs to the  individual." In other words, ho ur-  ���������ges that municipalities should exempt everything from taxation except the community, value of land.  He thinks it too bad that people  should let the railway corporations  get tbe good of tbe town sites while  , the people tax themselves to death  ���������on thoir goods and buildings. He  thinka people stupid, not to got tbat  town site value by taxation, into  their treasury, for sohools, sidewalks,  local improvements, etc, Tbe population ol Plumas is only 200, but tho  country around would warrant a population of 1,000 easily. Mr, Lamb  says ho will soil out the Standard  just as soon as every industrious  farmer around hnu a nice comfortable borne, bis farm clear of mortgage, and a comfortable bank account, and In tlie meantime, be will  uso tho paper as a moans to show  pooplo what tbo trouble is.  Mr,* Lamb has taken a livoly interest in munioipal politics, and judging from the way we hoard tho  Standard spoken of, tbe people are  ���������oxpeoting some tremendous changes  soen." The papor seems to have a  firm grip on tbe minds of tbe people,  Ho bad -no previous experience in  printing, .not knowing even "tho  ���������ease" before lio got bis plant set up.  I*     ,J      ,.(.*,       W.,,������      I S.|,,W������  IV.. , ,      kUt.Ut,      .111.11  nrfor, jnhher. ote ,  n  tlrolfp* worker.  "One Foot In the Grave."���������If the thousands of. people who rush to so worthy  a remedy as South American Nervine as  a last resort would set it as a flrst resort, how much misery and suffering-  would be spared. If you have any nerve  disorder you needn't suffer a minute .longer. A. thousand testimonials to prove it.  -36,  Large numbers of artisans and laborers are reported to be leaving. New  Zealand for San Francisco, being attracted by reports of high wages.  For Strains  ���������of Back ���������of Shoulder  ���������of Stifle ' ���������of Hough  ���������of Whirlebone ���������of Knee  ���������of Fetlock        ���������of Coffin Joint  ���������of Pastern  Swelling  and all  . Lsune-  - ness in  Horses  use  Fellows'  Leaning's  Essence  Two or three teaspoon  fuls in a litt'ie Rum or Brandy,  cures   Sprains,   Bruises  Lameness in 24 hours���������takes  out all the soreness���������and puts  horses "on their feet again  . 50c. a bottle.   If your drug.  gist does not have it, send  NatietudDrogtCheiucalCo,  United, Maitreil.   n  Ereakn^ the   News,  Mamma, what would    yon do if,,  that big vase in the parlor should  got, broken ?" said Tommy.  '"I should thrash whoever did it,"  said Mrs. Cranks, gazing serenely at  hev little son.  "Well, than, you'd better begin to  gat up your muscle," said Tommy,  gleefully, " 'cos father's broken it."���������  Cardiff Times. -^ 7^,^  General de Nesrier has declared in ll0, V���������^ * ^fc  favor of abolishing the whole thirteen khbnc* and P���������*** "J  regiments of couirassiers in tbe French ,?0���������'n, J?enc*B?  army#, " children.   Form-fitted.    Dealen are authorized  toffcplace instantly and  at our cotf any Pen-  Angle garment faulty  in material or making.  Pen-Angle  8clatlca put him on Crutches.���������James  Smith, dairyman, of Grimsby, Ont.,  wriios: "My limbs were r.lmost useless  from sciatica and rheumatism, and, notwithstanding my esteem for physicians. I  must giVe the credjt where it belongs. I  am a cured man to-day, and South American Rheumatic Oure must have all the  credit.   It's a marvel.���������34.  Tne only articles found in the possession of a filthy looking Hungarian  tramp, who was charged with begging, at Stratford, Ont;, were an expulsion order from the United Kingdom and a cake of soap.  Fen-Angle Underwear is form-knit  so it can't help  .fitting your figure,  : ���������it's made of  long-fibred wool  , so it won't shrink  ���������and it's guaranteed besides. The  , whole idea is to  make it so good  you can't afford  not to buy by the  .trademark (in  red). 806  Underwear  Inability to recruit the garrison at  Victoria, B. C, to the required  strength has resulted in an order to  dispatch twenty-five non-commissioned officers and men and two lieutenants from the Quebec citadel to augment the artillerymen of the garrison.  To. discern and deal immediately  with causes and overcome them, rather than to battle with effects after  the disease has secured aModgemant,  is the chief aim of the medical man,  and Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup  is the result of patient. study along  this, particular line. At the first appearance, of a cold the Syrup will be  found a most efficient remedy, arresting development and speedily  healing.the affected parts, so that the  ailment_-_disappears..   In France the duty of the officer  to keep guard over the sanitation and  health of' his men is recognized and  understood.  State of Ohio, City of Toledo,  Lucas County,  Frank J. Cheney makea oath that he  Is senior partner of the firm of F. J.  Cheney & Co., doing (business in the city  of Toledo, County atnd State aforesaid,  and that said firm will pay the sum of  ONB HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and  ���������very case of Catarrh that, cannot be  cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh Cure.  FRANK J. CHENBT.  Sworn to before me and subscribed tn  my presence this'6th day of December.  A. D. 1886. A. W. GLEASON.  (8eaL) Notary Publlo.  Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken internally  and acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the system.     Send for  testimonials free.     '  -  F.J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O.  Sold by all Druggists. r.c  Take HaU's Family Pills for constipation  It looks as if moose wedd soon be  extinct as the buffalo by the way  they are being slaughtered this year.  It may prove a surprise to many to  know that there are 37 different religions professed by the people of Ed-  montonj���������and���������many���������of���������them���������are���������almost unknown in Canada.  Something More Than a Purgative���������  To purge is the only effect of many  pills now on the market. Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are more than a purgative. They strengthen' the stomach  where other pills weaken it. They  cleanse the blood by regulating the  liver and kidneys, and they stimulate where other pill compounds depress. Nothing of an injurious nature, used for merely purgative powers,  enters into their composition.  Advices from Mexico city say tbe  Mexican government has ratified the  treaty with the United States referring to the great- irrigation dam at  Negle, sixty miles above El Paso.  Minard's  Cows.  Liniment Cures Garget ltr  King Alfonso of Spain is said to  be the only monarch in Europe, except tbe sultan, who is a total abstainer. His mother taught him to  dislike the taste of wines and spirits.  Is there anything more annoying  than having your corn stepped uponP  Is thore anything more delightful  tli an getting rid of it P Holloway's  Corn Cure will do it. Try it and be  convinced, *"  8trong Words by a New Yerk 8peclall������t.  ���������"After years of testing and comparison  I have no hesitation in saying that Dr.  Agnew'B Gure for the Heart is the quickest, safest, and curest known to medical  science.. I use it in my own practice.  It relieves the most aoute forms of heart  ailment inside of thirty minutes and  never fails."���������35.  World's Biggest Gardener.  The biggest gardener ln the world���������  the man who has charge of the gardens at the stations along the C. P. R.  railway system���������has Just sent out 150,-  000 bulbs���������tulips, crocuses, narcissus  and other flowers that will burst into  bloom in more than a thousand gardens, as soon as the show melts.  The gardener is Mr. N. Stewart  Dunlop, the C. P. Jrt. claims agent and'  tax commissioner, Montreal, who Is  head of the company's floral department This is by far the' largest supply  that has ever been sent out It represents a special effort, for lt ls Mr.  Dunlop's intention that the tenth year  of the existence of this garden project  shall be marked by something extra in  the way of station beautiflcatlon.  The transformation that has been  effected all over the C. P. B. system  by the gardens that may be seen  everywhere between St'. John, N. B.t  arid Vancouver and wherever the company has lines in the province of Ontario, ls known to the observant traveler who looks out for the beautiful  while Journeying . through the country.  Where there were only ash heaps  and sand beds a few years ago, and  station surroundings that bespoke, If  ���������not-absolute-neglect,-nature-ln-a-state,  of wildness, there are now all kinds  of artistic flower beds and rosaries,  shrubs that impart color, -brilliance  and sweet perfume' all the summer.  Talk may be cheap, but the telephone companies have got mighty  rich handling it.  It is better to put warm clothes  on a few folks than to talk about  celestial garments for many.  Recourse to official statistics shows  that over 300 complete companies  have been incorporated to undertake  mining operations in the Cobalt district,  Minard's Llnlmsn* Cures Diphtheria  The difference between the federal  and insular government over the division'of the public lands in Porto  Rico has buen amicably adjusted.  I was cured of Rheumatic Gout by  MINARD'S LINIMENT,  Halifax, ANDREW KING.  I was cured of Aoute Bronchitis by  MINARD'S LINIMENT,  LT.-COL. 0. CREWE READ.  Sussex.  Iwas cured of  Aoute 'Rheumatism  by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Murkbam, Ont.    0. S. BILLING  Water Bntt^rfllea.'  Real water butterflies spread their  lovely wings in the clear wavelets ot  the blue Mediterranean. Their scientific name Is pteropoda. or wing footed.  The commonest is porhaps the "boat  butterfly," His body seems formed  round a tiny brown kernel, tho size of  a grain of wheat, and Is covered wltb a  shell soft as gristle and almost trans  parent. His wings are large, round  and clear as glass���������so clear that before  thoy can be examined tbey must be  put ln a saucer of wator against a  black ground. Tho shell Is bo loose  tba* a mere touch separates it from  the body. All the.sod. butterflies have  on thoir tongues rows of strong pointed  hooks, Tboy aro all flesh caters, It il  wonderful 4o watch through the transparent shell and almost equally transparent body tho motions of tho heart  These buttorfllos lay cggB, just like  the land ones, and, llko tho land ones,  are fond of warmth and light.  CAUGHT COLD  ON THE CP.R.  A. E Mumford tells how Psyehine  cured him after the Doctors  gave him up  " It is twelve years since Psyehine cured  me of galloping consumption.'* Tht  speaker was Mr. A. E. Mumford, six tret  tall, and looking just what he is a husky  healthy fanner, He works his own fare*  near Magnetawan, Ont.  " I caught my cold working as a fireman  on the C.P.R." he continued.   "I  had  night sweats/chills and fever and frequent*  ly coughed up pieces of my lungs.   I waa  sinking fast' and the doctors; said there  was no hope for me.   Two mon ths, treat*  ment of Psyehine put me right on my feet;  "lird'rhave^had'no'retuninjf'iung'trwfcle-  since." ",  If Mr. Mumford  had started tovtake  Psyehine when he first' caught cold he  would have saved himself a lot of anxiety  and  suffering.   Psyehine cures all hin#  troubles by killing the germs���������the roots en  the disease.  "Dominion  Brand" Stockings are made  for real boys���������  to save mothers  most of their  darning. .  "Dominion Brand"  STOCKINGS  are knitted of the strongest, tough-  ItaTsiVUt    est British Yarns���������and  are strongest and  toughest  where   the;  wear is hardest.  We guarantee tbe  wear ot every pair bearing this label.  Wis"  WMW10N  Host MILL*  AJUrTtttaCa  PSYCHINE  (Vtonoumoai SUkaea)  50c. Per Bottle  Larger alio* ilanel 9t-mAl drug������lete������  DR. T. A. SLOCUM, Limlttd, Toroatt*  SSjB  Eastern Canada  Excursions  \  via  CANADIAN  NORTHERN HAILWAY  The Whitney   government   in its  rxAit f*e\ ll av> ry)     vwT*f������<*     \-*     W r\)r���������$*n ff     vwr*-.*.**,  *'*tK.*\,i\r**,-*a       j        ��������� * ^ ������ * "J       , ' *.' -~ ���������* . .ft       I   .        ������������������  ������inrt fnr n minimum snlnry to ho pnld  and a brain capacity that 'remembers I to school teachers in tbo province.  That Cough  which ordinary remedies have not reached,  will quickly yield to  Gray's Syrup of Red Spruce  -Treating; Open Wounds.  In tho treatment of opon wounds,  where tboro has boon "surface injury  only and tho discharge bas not boon  groat, much boneflt bas boon found tc  follow the simple plan of treatment  hero described. Tbe part is well washed  with warm wator. It ls patted dry.  Thon It li vory frooly covered with  boric acid powdor. Over all ls laid I  piece of linen. Now adhoslvo plaitoi  Is cut Into strips so long tbat tboy can  go right across the linen and bo at*  tnehod to the healthy skin. By meant  of six or more of such strips tho linen  li securely fixed. Ovot this Is placod  a piece cf rettoTi tou-M. VlPtl'y th*  pnrt \* nonxl? hnrtddfred. rm-Mlenllt  tbe air ls now excluded from tbe sow  part and this Is tbo roason for whatever good may result. Tho dressing!  are removed at the end of sewn or ton  Zs,yr��������� Tj. ?srt It w.-i.':h'.������������������!, tho** trent  ed as hetore.   Gams Dinners tn thi Workhouse.  The paunors in the Merldon, England, workhouse have boon dining or,  pheasants and rabbits for several  dn; * by tbo gtiinsrohity of a local  sporiftman, wbo sent tbo game to the  %urkbu...e,   Laughing Gas.  ������������������Do yon see any good reason why a  doctor should not be also a poetr  "Certainly not. Isn't poetry ft drag  fa the market r*  5 or S00  or  5,000,000  ���������tbey are aU  ���������like,  Each biscuit  it light at if  made by fairy  '.hands, i  Baked to a  golden ruuet  brown.  So freih,  ���������nd crisp, and  tfmnfmf*} thit  bm opening the  box ii tewing  the appetite,  And you  find a new  delight in every  one you est.  Yon get perfection  wben yon get  Mooney's  Periectiou  Cream  Sodas   -  ���������Tickets on sale daily November 24th  until December Slat, 1006.  Return limit three months.  Fullest information  from any  Canadian Northern  Railway agent.  MEN  WANTED  leootefieooAViAR  Taking Ordtrt (or Men's  MuMHrdir Clilhis.  Work Is eaiy and pleasant, Salts  quickly made.   Your commissions  K>mptly paid.   Complete and update assortment of samples,  Over one hundred kinds ef  suiting!  for  your  customers*  tn.Ui.mmm,    'C&G&i   trr.������.   C.  <V  TV  miVijwt  tn natrdnaUcw.    union  label on every garment,  No previous experlence required.  SpUndidoptnitngfor  Oni 8ood Man In evervTown.  Writt mi nm md get full parti,  eulan of this excellent opportunity  before we appoint someone else in  your town, 1  y&Ztt  [ORONTO.  W.   N.   U.   No. 117  "���������-- ���������w.&gj. THK  NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, BRITISH  COIJMBM.  it^^li HI i4ltll^-WH-l"H^  | 'STAR' -   I  i      *m m ������  i Stable!;  "   RIGG< and WHYTF Props-   *'  TEAMSTERS, and DRAYMEN?  .SINGLE  and   DOUBLE   RIC.b  TFor    HIRE.       ALL   ORDERST  ,,PROMPTLY ATTENDED  TO.X  :��������� 3rd St. OniDl)erland ���������:  i *  Hllll HI 11 NM'Mi 111,  i  ���������*,  A FANATIC.  Re   stood   upoa   the   world's   bread  threshold; wide  The din of battle and the slaughter  * rose;  He saw God stand upon the weaker  side,  That sank ln seeming-   loss   before  Its foes;  Many there   were   who   made   great  haste and sold  Unto    the    cunning    enemy    their  swords,  He scorned their  gifts  of   fame   and  flowery words  Heard the   cold Serpent  hiss;   there-  fo: e he went  And joined him to the weaker part,  Fanatic named; and fool, yet well content  So he could be.the nearer to God's  heart, ,  And   feel  its solemn pulses  sending  blood  Through all the widespread veins of  .   endless good.  ������ ���������Lowell.  OUrt CANNED MEATS.  Investigation  Into Canadian Products  Finds Them Generally Pure.  THe detailed report of Mr. Thomas  -Mat^arianjj^hlel^-aai^  partment of Inland Revenue, on the  eanned meats Investigation has been Issued. The samples obtained included  not only meats packed In Canada, but  also about an equal number of samples by manufacturers, of the United  States. The latter were obtained from  dealers in Canada, but as regards Canadian products they were taken not  only from retailers and wholesale merchants, but also at the factories. The  samples were obtained in the course of  June and July, the number from the  various inspection    districts being aa  follows: A  .'������������������ **  Nova Scotia .,..������������������>........,..��������������������������� tl  Prince Edward Island  it  New Brunswick  27  Queoeo  ������������������������   ,,,,....*.,,.....  "  St. Hyacinths ,  82  Montreal ... ,,,..,..  81  Ottawa  81  Kingston ..  24  Toronto ... .,,.......,.  82  London  ,. i,  20  Manitoba  .'.... 10  British Columbia  82  Total ... ,.,,,.....  823  How They Were Tested.  , Mr, MaoFarlane says on opening the  tins lt was noted as to whether the  meats appeared to bo fresh and destitute of any disagreeable odor, and tfhey  were tested an to whether any preservatives had beon used in paoking them,  Only four samples out of tho total collodion wero found to give evidence ot  decomposition, a proportion amounting  only to 1,4 per cent, The preservatives  sought for were salloylle, benioio, sul������  phurous. and borto aolds, tout only tha  lost-named was detected In a comparatively small number of samples, in  quantity not exceeding the limit fixed  by tha HJnglUh Parliamentary Com-  uiUtlon of 6 per cent., and probably  added In th������ shape of borax Thore  were KI such samples among the 821  ctllocted, or IK,8 por cent. This proportion Is lam than In the oollootlon of  1908, where the proportion of samplss  corf'tainlng borax amounted to 21.1 par  eent.  tome Preparations Fraudulent.  Full detalln regarding the nature and  origin of tho Hamplns examined are  plvwn Iq thn Ianvia led statement. Slnoe  Its completion, however, Mr. MaoFa*-  lnna*������ attention haa hoen called to the  number for June, 100G, of the Monthly  Bulletin of tlm Plate Board of Health  nf TVassachuwrtts, ia whfoh there Is a  report on canned m<->at������, wtth tha fol-  jn,���������tr-,-, Btntnmr'nf "Tn frnrw-fil it may  be said that the result* are favorable  to th* manufacturer*, -both In the West  and in tho ICant; but certain preparations, the rntnufVture of which involves comminution, or grinding, are  vory Inr-s-siy fraudulent in character, In  lha.1 limy wm o** ������:���������������_: t-~**i purpart td  he. These p:epar:Ulons Involve tne  various potted tongue, chicken, beef,  sud ham, und d-avlkd chicken, turkojr,  h,'*(\. .ind toni-nt-*."  r%m������ nf theftr* are said to contain  nor.. m������U. tor which no aaiureh was  ,'. ... ��������� in tlu- rum-I'-.s d^iw?rlr)*������rl In thi  report. Mr. Mtioi'arlano says he will  i... i- n the euhj'cl of nilultnrated pot-  led goads In a future report,  To Cure.  Take Laxative Bromo Immune TaUets.  Seven Jrfillimj noses acrid In past !3 raaitrbs. THS Si&n&tare,'  Cold in One Day  Care* Grip  faTwoDcjra.  Oft every  box. 25c  Union   :    Hotel  Koglirfj 4 x BURTON alwayB om tap; alee,' the fwnoui MILWAUKEE  BEER-?���������An).- .ner, Bohemian. Schlitz, &c. A1"OLD UlliJY li<iAKU "  8C< H'cd WHUKY, Best W nea and Licfuora of all kind*.  The Boardiu* auu .Utlgl>tV nvpartaent, un.ler the immediate supenntci.tUaoe of Mas  Davia, wAl he fouuri Firat alas* ia wery resnetrt  BATBS,  ���������ajgw-rwal*if**ii��������� ���������  His Name and His Lege.  Prof. Lyon Playfalr once visited a  phosphate mine whose manager, a  Scotchman, desired him to leave at  once and drop his specimens. Prof.  Playfalr addressed hint, In good Scotch  and asked him if he thought him a  mining adventurer. "Ay,, that's Just  what ye are'." ���������"No," replied Mr. Playfalr, "I am a Scotch professor." '-Then,  If, ye are, ye-TI be havln' a name." "My  name Is Playfalr," he responded.  "Man," said the Scotchman, "are ye  Lyon, Playfalr?" Then, looking frim  his six feet two Inches with compassion on the five feet four of the professor, he continued: 'MToit, mon, yer  name's traveled further than yer wee  legs will ever carry ye!"���������Christian  Register.  Beards and Created Trousers.  Those men wearing beards* will have  them clipped torpedo fashion.���������Order  to the Brlt'sb Naval Volunteers.  "\ torpedo beard," explained, an expert, "Is a beard clipped to a point���������a  sort of stubby Vandyke beard���������and it  tbo official heard of the navy. Just now  the torpedo beard is becoming more  popular���������in fact, it Is-the only beard  that smart people wear.  "The flowing beard Is hopelessly out  of fashion and is usually worn,only by  people wbo havo reached that stage *.ot  life when Ihey^hav^cl^ea^'to-^!^^"  their trousers.*'���������London Malk  Quick Lunch Service on  trains.  The latest innovation ov' the Canadian Pacific for the convenience of  travelers oh its lines is a quick lunch  car, and lt is said to foe proving immensely popular.. The new car Is a  regulation seventy-two foot diner, but  Instead of being equipped with tables  and seats for thirty-six people lt is  furnished with a lunch counter which  Will afford accommodation fur fifty or  more people at one time, Just as ln the  best equipped quick lunch counters on  city business streets.  The car is a marvel of economy ln  space and will be used chiefly for pilgrimage* and long distance excursion  trains, which carry more people than  oould possibly And accommodation in  tfce ono or two dining cars that are  oarrled by a big train.  Tho now lunch car Is equipped with  oold storage and a big cooking rango  of the 'familiar grill room hooded type,  and behind tho counter there Is plenty  of room for tho cooks and attendants.  Moreover, the car has a cellar���������-an unusual equipment for a railroad train.  Tho cellar Is only two or three feot  deep, but It Is woll refrigerated, and  has accommodation for a quantity of  provisions, enough for a two or threo  day-V run. The interior of tho counter  is fitted up with cold storage facilities  ���������for oarrylng milk and other porishablo  foods. Tho wator and othor ooarsa  supplies aro carried In tanks on tho  roof, An excellent cheap quick lunch  Is furnished, a la carte, nnd wherever  the car has beon used It has been freely  patronlzud,  A Land of Distances.  Tour Canadian will hook up a oouplo  or range ponies to his light buckboard  or swing himself ovor the baok of a  home-bred horso and travol a trlflo of  fifty or sixty miles to a danoo or a  frolic of any kind without thinking It  over a minute, And along tho line of  the railroad 'tis the samo. I mot a very  venial gontltman while traveling ovor  the Canadian Northern at the frightful  speed of eight ml!** on hour, who, as  ho Informed me, hnd "Just been up the  line a bit to take dlnnor with Aunt  Hattle," V||,,gonial person llv������d at  Prince Albert, and I found out after a  little conversation that Aunt Hattle resided some 700 odd miles up away.  Think of traveling from Washington to  Chicago to tako tea with sister Oue-or  M>yb6dy else! lan't it a wonder?*���������  CaivJVjlan    con r*r'*-rvV*������t    Wnohlnrrton  *m   "   Tlie Editor'a Automobile,  No longer is the cry of the poor  oountry editor hoard In the land. Instead thereof thore are paragraphs  suoh m the following, from Tne Ken-  fr������w ifarauryt "Renfrew this week  received Its first automobile license  from the Provincial Secretary's Department. It Is No, 2077, for an olec  trio runabout purohased b/ the editor  of The Mjircury, a couple of months  ago. Its motive power Is electricity  from storage batteries; and aa there  Is no noise, and It leaves no gasoline  aoent behind It, tha most of the horn's  pay little attention to It, and those  which did are rapidly growing accustomed to IU horeetoas ftppttunuMe."  $1 oo per day upwards.  Wlteat Bernhardt Warn Pooled.  Sarah Bernhardt once fell victim tod  sudden attack of homesickness wbi]������  she was traveling In eastern Europe.  She announced that she was going back  to Paris immediately. Bucharest waa  the nest city .n tbe route and Bern-  hardt's Impresario at once sent tbe following telegram to his advance agent,  Who was then In the Roumanian capital ; "Wire me immediately as follows:  'Nobility and leaders society preparing  magnificent reception. Minister of fine  arts will be represented station. Torchlight procession, massed bands. Wire  exact hour arrival,'" This telegram  was duly sent and the Impresario  showed It to the actress, who forgot her  homesickness In view of the magnificent reception awaiting her. When  they arrived there were sixty solemn  gentlemen in evening dress, witb many  decorations, on the platform, there  wero torches, flags and flowers, massed  bands played, the "Marseillaise" and  the triumphal procession started for  the hotel. "Are you not coming with  us?" said the impresario to his advance  agent, who showed signs of remaining  at the station instead of going to the  hotel, "No," he said. "I must look  after tbe nobiMty and leaders of so-  ^lelyT^Tr^m^ffald'they'will"bolt~with"  their, dress clothes." But tbe actress,  so the story goes, never guessed that  the sixty great >.n at the station were  supers hired bj the advance agent at  86 cents a head.  Life Savins*; at Fires,  If lives are in danger at a fire tt Is  a universal rule tbat life saving takes  precedence over Are fighting. If flra  escapes ara lacking or seriously obstructed all hands devote their entire  energies t the work of rescuing by  raising ladders, by forcing a passage  through smoke filled hallways or by  otber emergency means. Life nets are  aproad and held ready for thoso who  have not tho nerve to wait for their  rescuers. Llfo saving consumes valuable timo which could be applied to advantage in fighting tbe flames, nnd the  probable necessity for expeu...ng this  time, governU as It is by many considerations, plays an Importaut part'In  studios of underwriters. Occasionally  pompier ladders or window scallna Iad������  dors ure used In emergencies for mak>  Ing rescues. Those furnish thrilling  Incidents for the newspapers, but are  Jess efficient, slowor and a grout deal  more dangerous both to the firemen  anil the rescued than tbe plain or extension ladders.���������Insurance Euglueer-  Ing.    A Native of Canada,  James Creolman,, Journalist and author, was born at Montreal, Canada,  Nnv. 12, 18119. He was educated In the  publlo sohools and Talmage's Lay  Theological College, He was In the service of Tho New York Herald as a reporter, correspondent and editorial writer 1887-89, editor of The London edition, 1800, and of tho Paris edition,  1811-2. Mr. Creolman then booame editor of The New York Evonlng Tole-  gram, which position he bold until the  oloso of 1803, whon ho bocamo British  editor of The Cosmopolitan Magaslno,  Tin was war correspondent tor Tho  Now York World during the Humdan-  Jftpanomft war and served othor leading  publications during the Orftoc.' Turkish  Wlir, the Cuban and Philippine wars.  Ho captured a Spanish Hag and wns  shot and almost mortally wounded 'n  18������8. Afu-r ho rticalved tho surronder  of tho Spanish Commandant at El  Cunoy, Cuba, he had charge ol the  editorial page, and waa later Washington correspondent for The tsnxv luru  Jiiunuii. ill* bunk* luoliid* "On iho  (ji-utu Highway" and "Kotflo Blood."  UU.i|ip������ilnKd In ll������IU.  "llm dill ynu (iud yenr miniM datiu'.  ttr getting atona wlii>a you vl*Ued hr, m  \tip fltr, vnrlr .limh'i"  "Oh JWla'n ttruht ahtm well t*nn������ rlt.  (nit nhe'ti JiiMt 11 ki- all ur ilu'tu s ie >  fnll'.x mtw. and T d'������n't think I roulti fv������>r  fir twd to thHr my*. Thr MM thit;  t))u iiiii fvlii-ii 1 wt'iu iin.i ihe hin)*f witn ������������������������������������ m<������ a spli-mill-l bla roekln rbm t  .. in In. aud the next thins mm* t.. t-li n  {wasn't ������oml form to +������*% lt,"~CI������ w*>  ttttnea.  ��������� i-i  '  :s<: ������������������-.' ������������������������������������V-^'M^^"V: ������������������������������������ "���������'"  ���������trAito^r-^f-ii-----^-- --^^r>?t^irM  ',."    :--y    v.' ��������������������������� ��������� ���������etiT'  v--'.-������-������^<.^.,t**������u +^A,: ";:'  8. s. ''Oity of Nanaimo.  ���������^xoTOaai-������,~oc%a:o3B saotrOTs  Sails.fram Victojia Tuesday, 7 aju*.. for  Nanaimo, calling ,u North Siimlch  Cowirhan Uay Miipte .'Jay, Cr-fton,  Ku^er and Thetis Islands when freight  tn pAsnen-ifts offer.  Leaves NKnrurao Tuas'day,  5  p.m., for  Un.un l>ay and Comax.-  L������tvr.{ Omiox Wednesday, 8 a.w., for  Union Bay and Nanaimo.  Le.it et N.in������iaio 'ITnirsday, 7 a.m    for  LV>nnx'������ud way port*.'/*  Leaves Com������x' Friday, y H<mt> for N���������.  naimo and way port*.  Sails from Nanaimo Friday, 1 p,m.. for  . Victoria,^dtiioK at Kuper and Thetis  Islands, Crofton, Maple Hay, Cowichan   Bay  and   \���������nh    fi much 'v.hen  breiKht and passengers offer  North 'Saanich s when tide and weatner  ���������'onditions  permit,  VANCOUVER - NANAIWO - LADY  SMITE'   XtOUTE  S. S.  'JOAN  S*V* from   Vancouver  for   N.inain.n  daily, except Sundays, at 1.3,, p.nt.  S.t Is from    Nar.i.im..   for    Vancouver  daily, except Sundayb, at 7 a.m   -  _TIMK  I'AWLK_KFFKCTJ[VK  Mondity.Oc: b-r In. UHK?  NORTH 'V.PND-  "���������'��������� "''"��������� I       "I   Jlfll  ��������� Ht.}\(] r..v..  Stations,  Viotoria,  BabmXs.  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L.Kly,������.i.iih,  No. 2  Ar  ltf.Ofl  12 02  51.1  40.5  I<* ������0  10.10  10 Oli  10 0*  9.47  9.87  Oil  Du, 0,00  Ar. a 50  iouth Wt'lllngton,.       8..^  Nwvmo, b. 15  Wellington, De. 8,00  No. 4  is wi;  18.������B !  10.fi!  10 '������  17������0  17 t'8  1   08  Ur   C8  10 48  10 S2  !���������' S2  D������. IH b9  Ar. lb 48  in 27  l.i 15  De. 16 00  I ht.us.u.'i Mi.c ,md Coi.iuiui.niun Tie-  -mt* on <!"'-. -.'("I iv.-i i,,.| pnit ?i*8,in,et  ���������inc������, at I**'j md ...ichali ia.ii(������ per mile.  .Special trains .nal >tK,tiner������ ������br Kxcur-  jions, and reduced nies for pnr'ieg mny  * a (fanned lot on application tu the  Uist, J'as*. Awent ni Victoria.  The Cum nan v reierve* the right la  change without previous notice,se.uners  -ailing dates ana hayrs nf $uiim������.  lixcur������non Tickets'on Sale Irom antl to  til Si.iiu.n*, kjuotl lur going jmirncy Saturday and Sunday, reiurnlnu nnt Inter  han Mondav,  I, W. IUUUP, Ueu, Sap, HV, U������u. bnt,  0, L. mURTNUY, Uist. Fn. k INss. Ait.  Morroclii Bposf  *  r������em&#0***m*r*^^  I^RKAl), Ohim mid Pies deliver  ed daily to auy pari o( City.  "���������'- "^ S * Grocer ten  E. C. Emde  Bicycles and Supplies.  Local Agent  for  Comox Djstlrct for  Cleveland  Massey-Harrii  Brantford  Perfect  Rambler  Imperial  Bicycles,  Fairbanks - Mono Chuolene  'Jack of'all Trades' euginfs  Second hand Wheels  for sale.  tM>*mmetmtnmm  Acetylene Supplies   .  Bicycle and general  Repairing of  Sewing -  Machines,      Fyshing  Rods, Guns etc.  Suittsors groand, Saws guni-  med'uiid tiled.  Key and Pi.,* fitting.  n-ntr-Tirii  mm  3rd St.; OttmberlaiK  a  ^^rV������AA^Ar^Ar^r^r^^rVV^^W^  -..,?' -A-jte-jt* C^'.*���������������aBJlallt������^^w.*������������������^J^te^  t  Waverly fjotel  ''  First Olass Accommod- tion  ...,at Ketasonablo Rates  HEST OF WINES & IJQUOItS.  S. SHORE,  PKOPKikrroR.  m*-~*r-t*    |- 1   im-ij nl���������1, i^nni iii   , _n.y  Cumberland  Hotel -���������"  ��������� t'OR. PUNHMIIIR AVKNUE  \     AiSD    SEOOXVJ)     STiiEi-JT,  CDMBERi.ANJV H c.  Mita J H. Pjkbt, PropK trees.  When in Cumberland he sura  and aiay at the Cumberland  Hotel, Firdt-Claes Acoonn-da.  Hon for transient ������nd permanent boardflrs.  Sample Rooms and Public Hall  Run in Connection with Hotel  Rate* from 181.00 to $2.0U per day  __. 'run������saodJon^tMtEe������.,o1e  stoKr? ���������r7feul������ ������������������������"���������   tam  pot*4tttetf, NfanttiWiinArim*. IH���������*,���������;���������/.trti' ��������������������������� ������  i/nrnuriu lr*la4������*j'   " "    TironSoI On4  OUR BEST  CUUBBINQ  OFPBR8  Ti.i.yip.rAM^ANJfiVV StiU������jHf>U������>i to  Regular |>n������   for both.   Our J' lot  MfyMtn'ss,     $4.$0 #3,00  Wecty Witness,    2,50 Soo  wvifwjdm,     3,00 |;SS  Northern Hmcngre 1.90 1.7 B  Om-vWoi.Uir.-us ������������������ hated itriwj* 0.1 uet  on������h fit 0'ly.m-,,,,   ,������ t ,,,,.,1^ nf t|-,.���������' v<   w  II tt',   ht,   ,. 1  , .* om (Utiuu,  ���������0 viAfir  Tnadi MaitHt  __    DcaioNt  OonnraNtt Ae,  iF^n^������, w,_r,oat,t.r_1rft,lnUif   "scientific Hmerican.  4Hnr1iomiif lllrntritwl wwMy.  Urrcut tit.  ���������aitUnn of uni temiim itinma),  Tatm*. E ������ 31  THE   NEWS,  CUMBF^LA^D.  BRITISH   COkmiBTA  THE CUMBERLAND    NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  '*v.-b. Anderson,   -   -    -    Mgr  The columns of Tub Nkws are ojv.n to all  who wiRh to express thuretu vie ws o matters of pabliQ interest,  While we do n>t rtold ourselves re- tnsi-  hie for the utterances of correspondents, wt'  eaerve ���������.hu r.ghi of deolining to insert  o.uuiuui-oationB annecesMrily personal.  WEDNESDAY, FEB, 27.1907  notice.  Rid i ug on locom otivea and  rail  way cars of  the   Union   Ooiliery  Company hy any  person    >r  per  funs���������-except train crew���������u; strictly  ?>Tohihited.    Employe*^  ?re slibretto dismissal for nllov ag same  By order  Fkancis D. Littik  Manager.  ������������������CUBAN    BLOSSOM',  A UNION UAtXV. CIGAR  tOU   THE���������  Cuban Cigar Factory  M. J, B'J-OUcI,  '.rvati-fiit,  **���������-   --n*  ���������AmmA^tn.r*L^jm..,-*.*m^,*-X^X.-^.i-,.  .-^~..: . -  Men in Ouiaberlaiiii  stay  at the   VK Stilt MR.  iti    All Convknikscih for Uinarr,-  fh  Put'. Bah rs Sufi'i-ikd with  Best Liquors and Cigars  C QANNRR'  t* i tm** ^������������'V������>'MV*UMCX9Ma|������  JAPANESB  I tii  Lt a lm* Pri>".  ���������  Wholesa'o and Retail  S-vwj' and fll������an 'ju    i"  6olbs,     .."        .    $2.6P  Ko  5 Japtown, .   Ouuib'iriund B.  ������,    ���������,"--;���������;���������.��������� v. ���������'.:������������������' ,iJS?vy' ������.- , Vr^iij-ji'-^sjw rr-mVtMr,  TO CURE A COLT'  lU .ONE BAY  Tv-, MXn.IMVK HROMQQUININK T������i.  1 * A-". ���������..ii-jiyiHt.-. ir'tii.tl* the itiiinev if V  f/.i!n to mutt. B, W, Ornve'a Kignattire t-  it, ������n>'.  hxi,   9lii',  HARNESS  U     WILLAW) is'prepared ko  * * i   fill auy Orders for Fine or  Heavy Hernias, at ������h<c* no la*.  WILMRO RLOj'K, CumbeHand,  JOHN McLEODS  FOlt KIR8T-0LAHS  CANDY, FRMT8,  OIOARH & TOBACCOS  NOW IH ITI J'ti YBAt  fb������ lending lutatof pari*!***! vif  fee world, wltS the strMWiit editorial  eta* of aay teeanlMl pabMeattctn.  ���������ttoevlgtton gg.ao a rear(uj������toa>  lot V, 8,,QwMMUan������ Hawtiaa pesua*i,  aitnpl. eotf !*���������*> send um Hook.  OatUofte.  vossKU-vtav atw  Ml tart stmt, few vera  HENRY'S PURSER!  E  Vancouver, K. *-**������������������  Headquarters for Pacific Coast Grown  and Imported Garden, Field and Flo*  er Seeds.  Thousands of Fruit aad Ornamental  Trees, Rhododendrons, Rode? and hardy  plants now growing on our own. -urouDds for  future planting.  No expense, loss or delay of fuui aatioi.'  inapeoiion nor custom duties to pay.  GREENHOUSE    PLANTS  Out Flo-era aad Floral Designs, Fertilizers  Bee Hives aud Supplies., *pr������y Pumps and  Spraying material.  No agents���������thei ��������� fore you have no commission to pay. O-ir. * oatnl<>i{ue tells ytn.  about it Let tne prioe your list bef,**t.  placing yonr order,  We do business on our own grounds���������1>.  reui to pay, and ure prepared to u.eet nl  competitions.     Eastern   prices  or   let**.  White labor.   Catalogues Fr**.  M. J. HENRY  Greenhouses and P. O.  Ac?  dreSS-  3(lfU \V. tttiiiit.M,.-r Road.  BKAN ;H NURSERJ BS-S.-uth Vaueouv-.-.  O '    ��������� m  OOOoO OOOOOOOOOOOOO'  c  I  reamin  3 - I am prepared to  5 furnish Stylish Uigs ������  Z and do Teaming at C  5     reasonable rates. 9  CD.  KILPATRiCK      C  l: Cumiikrland -'  Unclaimed   British   Prize   Money.  The days when prize money was looked upon In the navy as an ordinary  source ot Income are recalled by a  notification from the Admiralty of  money waiting- to he claimed���������the proceeds of bounties for the destruction of  pirates and-of the sale of slave ships.    ,  There Is a sum-of ������5,000 from the  sale of slaving vessels captured in the  'SO's awaiting claimants, also a goodly  amount of naval prize money and ������ 2,-  800 bounty for the destruction of pirates which nobody applies for. Some  of those to whom money is due are,  no doubt, still alive, but if they are  dead they probably left descendants,  who if the names were advertised  would be forthcoming to substantiate  their claims.  As it is, there ls little demand for the  money in hand. During twelve months  dealt in with the statement issued from  Whitehall under ������8 has been paid out  ���������Gourt Journal  .4 ���������**. :i  z*z  The drink of strong men and healthy women  01  J  ���������R  Is The Best  Bottled or in Barrels.  The UNION BREWING Co.,     Nanaimo B. C.  Beit and Marriage,  Belt, the -South African Croesus who  died not long ago. was said to be much  averse to thew marriage of young men  in his employ. At one time his secretary asked for a holiday to get married. Mr. Belt replied: "If you get rnar-  , ried I shan't want your services any  more. You can't serve me as I want  to be served and you can't look after  your wife as you ought to if you servo  me properly. Come In later and let  me know what you are going to do.**  Next day the secretary explained that  he had determined to wed. His services  were dispensed with then and there,  but just before the wedding Mr. Beit  sent for him and wished him success  and handed him an envelope, net to  be opened until after the wedding. It  contained a cheque for 15,000 and a  note admiring'the young man's courage.���������London Truth.  BAKERY  A Vine Selection of O&XES always  on band,  FRESH BREAD every day.  Order* for 8EXOXAL AKBS promptly attended to  Dunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland.  ��������� ������0 0uCK)000OO00������X)0l)()  ?  INTEKESTINii ijNS'iRUOTIVK  "CORRECT   ENGLISH-  HOW TO USE IT."  \     ���������lOVfHXy   MAdAKINB   llKVOMJD   TO   Till'  Use or tCNi-n.isu,    ,  loHKt'HiNE Tkuok Baku<, Editor,  Partial Contents tor thia Month,.  i,'"iir*i' in En Jinn for '-he It* ,inivr.  Ciiitrtiri iti Bnglitih for the Aiivanotid Pupi!  v to liicrt'-uii  Onit'f-Vni'a-iulary,  I'he Am, nl U..nv������ii'nn^(iti. ���������  ���������iirtiM ami Would!   Hav.' ��������� Hue-them,  I'jiMiiinclNtioiiu (Uuittury Dioiiouary),  Oorntot Kuglish in the tiotnu.  Oor.. .'. B. (jli'li ni l.!'i- H;h<iol,  What to Hay ,-,ud VV.lmi, Not to Say  i/'i.urHf in L.-.'.< r-U'riiing uud.Puiiutuatit)'  Mplmhiviu list of Ahhrevia'.iouN,  Mii^inPHu Bn������liib for i-ho Hu iiuxu*! Mun  Ooiitpountl Wordt   How to Write Them,  HUiriU'M in Anglinh Liti*r������*nre.  $1 a Tear   Send lOo for sample eoir  i'JJii'Klil'JT KivGLlsH, Evanston, III.  To Measure-Molecules.  An apparatus for measuring the seventy millionth part of an inch has  been made by Dr. P. Shaw of Nottingham University, England, says Technical World Magazine. It works upon  the principle of electric touch and consists of a fine micrometer screw and  six levers. The apparatus Is so sensitive and delicate that it is impossible  to manipulate it before an audience.  It is hung 'by rubber bands, covered  with thick felt, and must be worked  at dead of night, when there is no'"traffic or factory working. The smallest  distance that this mechanism measures  is about the distance between a solid  -.and-a-IIquid-moleeu!e.���������Dr.���������Shaw's-ln-  vention was first made in 1900, but its  great improvement of late has made lt  the wonder of physicists throughout the  world.  .AMtt.t...  ������MM M ***MJr������. A 4M ii  UOUBTJCNAY. B.C.,  t..t   W-���������**,'**������������������>* ���������***>**���������*��������� *t A ���������* m  i BREEDER of    olstein Cattle, Che,  ter White Pigs,,  Barred I'lymon  Kockk, t**.  IMPROVED STOCK  lymoui  AT FARMERS PRICKB,  W, D. Andersor,  Th* Benefit.  A well-known medical man was attending an old Irish,woman who lived  In one of the poorer quarters of Edinburgh, She had been ill, tout was convalescent, when one day she aaid to th*  doctor:  "Will ye tell me,"doctor, d������������ar, foi  certain, whether I'll get well again or  no'"  "Oh, yes. I think you'll be all right  soon now," was the answer.  "I wanted to know lor sure, ye see,  doctor, because I'm a lone woman, an'  I subsorlbe to a buryin' society, an' }  just wished to know if I waa likely'to  ba gettin' any benefit out of it or no."������  FOR 8Ar,K  A hot, water Ml r with  attach  oi ita aliunst new,     Apply at tlin  Hit'f!  "   The Piper Made a Mistake.  The   Scottish  folks   of  London  the  Less are having a good laugh at an adventure of one of their recently arrived  compatriots one night recently.      He  ls an adept with the pipes and although  only a few weeks in Ontario has already won considerable reputation for  his shrill skirls on the national instrument of Old Gaul.    Thus lt happened  that    when    a    certain    Presbyterian  church contemplated a concert it was  arranged that the piper should bring his  pipes after the concert had started, and  assuming his most military air, march  in state into the schoolroom and fairly  eleotrlfy the audience..*. *;������������������ The..night .of  the concert arrived,   -nut   the   Scotch  piper failed to appear.    In the meantime the Scotchman had clothed himself with his kilts and started for the  church���������-When-he-reached-a'ohurchrhe-  started the pipes to work, and, proud  as a peacock, he   marched   into   the  chu*oh.    He was fairly making the  pipes scream with'"Cook o* the North."  When he had finished his lay, there waa  no tumultuous applause. He was somewhat bewildered. At last, the minister  informed the Scotchman that as the  meeting was a prayer meeting , such  frivolous tunes and such, sounds did  not add to the feelings of devotion that  should be manifest at a prayer meeting.   Then the Scotohman walked out  into the night and gently kicked himself home.   As he had not been long  in the city he had made a mistake In  the church, and Instead of going to a  Presbyterian concert, he had wandered  into a Baptist prayer meeting,  Music is all right at a prayer meeting, but The London Adver-tlper savs  that the bagpipes as a piety builder axe  not muoh good.  Roman Coins Found.  A workman who was digging flints  In Groveley "Wood, on L-ord Pembroke's  estate, near Salisbury, found two  ancient earthenware crocks, which  woro found tn contain a Quantity of  ooina of the Roman period.  SPORT  ���������nd Adventure  Ashore and Afloat  with  ROD and GUN  If yea Ilkt to rwd ef ths ������perlta6M ol  ���������ailtn, ���������hooitra_*aad1Mmpflrsj>r7aeM������������|_  er If you tra latsrcattd Is WMtnr llh,isl  your nitrtdctler fer Feraet aad Strata,  ���������r writ* for fret ���������peelmta coef, or.SMM  |������ lUtUtftNd  tatWIevisj  ryetuy.fln osota tor four *MtY trial  rorait aaa Stream Ut a atria lUe*  vaakljr |eara������l,vkla)iooaitlaa taaWli  vaakljr |eanM)*vkli  eapartmiMK  f haSpeftanaaTMrH, Qe***H  ,aa__N>  .    Jporti'   titi* *M Tree, *\*me*n  Wa send frts ear ateilottta of iba tatt teaks  ���������a eutdaar Ufa aad reeraadoa.  POREST AND STUBAN PUB. CO.  S4������ Broadway. New York City.  .^gE"L".L'i||l'iJll  mil  II I     llll        II  IWIIIH IT itl|lll|<alSlll |tj| nrt  t���������h���������^-HT- -���������**������������������i* ������������������' ������������������ v"*-^-- ��������� ���������  t���������  Cook's Cotioa Root CompBtad  idy'eSo eflhjt^^Sbtoy  tegnjaiu������|en vhloh wnaan aaa  epond. Sold la taree^earaM  t fiboagtL-No. 1, |[j Ro. f  Ddoff>vi4������8lroai������r_J&i ftc.%  - --   lai osMB, ifpet bosv  <m2SP^Vmw  A3jvw;w1 Cura  for   Piles  Taohntg. Mled, Blttdiag er Protradiia  |TI������, 0>hw||>M rtMtid rnon^y If PAZO  OlVrVRNT fails lo core say ease, oonat  tea of h������w le������fr tttading��������� !a 0 te 14 days.  Iltet apnllaa'loB t\*m mm and real. BOo  If jbiu diuggiat liMii't it sand 50o io stamp*  and il will be for warded poit-t*-d by P������rU  litdioint Oo,, 8*' Louis, Mo,  poPULAitnaoiia.  ALL 8TVI.L.  CUSTOMS KROKEKAGL  ������XBcuteu aVsiiurt notice.  News uffice  Cumbajrland B.C.  When in ''ourtenay Stay At  The Courtenay Hotel  Evnry conv.'f it-nt forgUfmtB.'  Tha Oential Hot������l for Pportstnon  Nona but the Heat oi Wines and Liquors  4t ih* Bar,  RATES        REASONABLE  mm**mmm*%***m**mmm^mm  John Johnston,    Prop.  m*mmmmm-**w*rm**m**mm  WATSON������S  ���������  ', I'. i I.  'V^%������. -������������������ -'A     SAk,  Wi*#}������������������.��������� -i'}  ���������������������������*.* * V.,  t ^tfi������'  j-.*-\;y-i\%t ,  'if.niAA-'"  M0AW  til  !.I^;1^'||������i  tWJ'  i-AiA*Atifi 4,*-,.*  ���������<0���������**���������'.\,!''",   >���������  wV'rV^'vil,.-   '  V       If*  i :.).\'i'-' i ���������-   ���������  ^^���������irfl'Wrwr^*' '���������  '*.    \   '-.  *,mnn      hi��������� .  Oitmtp-im*^*'' v  ���������. Ait^A'-'A  -m*- ^i������������.mit m m*A'  'fS:,V',-.'-",.. "ii.   ��������� ;  *v'-ii>;'^...>'  Kins ot Scotch Whiskies.  l^ _.....���������_.  .mm- ;     mm.  The HUDSON8 BAY 00  Sole Agents for B C THE  NEWS,  CUMBERLAND. BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  Your Doctor  Can cure your Cough or Cold,  no question about that, but���������  ���������why go to all the trouble and  inconvenience of looking him up,  and then of having hisprescripiion  filled, when jou can step into any  ���������drug store in Canada and obtain  a bottle of SHILOH'S CURE  for a quarter.  Why pay two to five dollars  when a 'twenty-five cent  'bottle of SHILOH will cure you  as quickly?  Why not do aa hundreds of  ( thousands  of  Canadians have  dons for the past thirty-four  years: let SHILOH be your doc-  ,   tor whenever a Cough or Cold  appears.  SHILOH will cure you, and all  druggists back up this statement  with a positive guarantee.  The next time you have a  Cough or Cold cure it with  SHILOH  An Author's Purgatory,  Spanish writers are not in enviable  circumstances. The usual pay for novels in Spain is so low that it is  hard to understand how writers -can  live on the money they receive.  Whereas, in Paris, there are ten novel writers who annually earn 100,000  francs and more, in Spain the pay  for .a long novel is $12, and for novels of two volumes scarcely more  than 250 francs., The Gil Bias also  cities a case where Carmen Burgos,  a well known authoress in her country, received only 150 francs for the  translation of a long French novel.  A Madrid printer who publishes a  series of volumes dealing with the  writers of the nineteenth century,  pays 50 francs for a volume.*���������New-  York Tribune.  i The Kaiser Wars on Cats.  Every cat owner in Berlin has now  to pay a tax, which is equivalent to  a license," and each cat has to wear  a metal disc round its neck as evidence that the tax has been, paid.  Any cat found on the. street without  this metal disc is taken to the  municipal lethal chamber by the police This method has* already considerably lessened the number oi  oats in Berlin, The empevov���������who  has a hatred of cats almost amounting to a mania���������is said to have in-  ������ duced the Berlin municipality to take  ��������� action. .  Mapping the World.  Of the total area ot the earth less  than one-sixth has been as   yet   accurately surveyed; and of this smail  fraction of the globe Europe accounts  for the greater part. ' Nearly four million square miles of the British Empire are still unmapped, in addition  -to such immense areas as   Canada,  ���������Australia and  India;  but  according  ,'to the last report of the Indian Sur-  "vey    Committee,     the     completion  -of the one-inch topographical map of  -all India only awaits a survey of the  Uajputana Desert.    The Indian survey has also been accomplished���������No  less than 58;000 square miles in Thibet and 6,000 square miles in South,  -Arabia.    In South Africa the Rhode-  sian survey is-being actively carried  '���������on, only three stations now remain-  ning south of the Zambesi   not fully  ���������connected with the   main triahgula-  lion.   Much-of the work of the Indian survey has only been made possible by the unselfish devotion of na-  "tive members of, the staff, a typical  ���������{Instance of which is that of Sheikh  JMohiudin. jvho died of thirst in .the  ���������'���������Seistan ��������� "(Persia)   desertT^hl^Tfative-  .���������asHstant���������who on his officer's dejath,  [.had. taken the planesheets   from/the  aboard and wound 4*hem    round ; his  ���������3)cdy���������being found insensible  ,in   a  ^distant pool of water,   For the past  five years,' eleven French officers and  twenty-eight soldiers   of- the Service,  <Jaograpf1iqufe de l'Armee" have   been  engaged in measuring the great arc  of Peru, aii'.l many of them .succumb-.  , ed to the terrible privations'to which,  they were exposed in the wilds, of the  Cordillera.   From Africa (where British survey officers are slowly cieep,-  ing northward   from Rhodesia   and  ; southward from E&ypt) come sirnil-  ���������ar records of hardships, and   indeed,  ���������wherever   the theolite is    following  ^the explorer.-���������Westminster Gazette. ���������  The beautiful girl tiptoed into the  library,'where her father was reading  the sporting page and nursing a gouty  foot.  . < ;"He���������he has come, father," she faltered.  "Who has come ?*' roared the old  fentlemfin.  '"Why, Claude.'      '       "'  "What! Didn't he promise never  to cross my threshold again F"  "He���������he didn't cross your threshold, pa. He stepped through the  trap-door on the roof. You see, he  came in his airship." ��������� Pittsburg  Lender. ���������<���������   : ' .-    ~  Great Medicine.���������Tonti, one of the  pioneers of French Canada, lost a  hand and wore an iron hook as a  substitute. He was in the habit of  boxing the ears df refractory Indians  with this iron hand, and they have  remarked ��������� that.it.was . "great medicine." Dr. Thomas' JSlectric Oil is  great medicine; it takes hold of pain  1 of the system.  >y,',i  ' ,'"An   Englishman     came   to   our  "Idlwrt," 'said John Corwin of Chicago,  famed as a., story-teller,. "and some  ���������ioi his friends showed him the place,  for ho had been very kind to thom  an 'London.   They couldn't   interest  him much.   Ho was rather bored at  'everything.      Finally in respertition  they took him   to see a vaudeville  show.   Tlie big act of the night was  an 'impalement' act, where a young  woman stood against a board and a  man threw knives at her, outlining  ���������her on the board.  "Tho Englishman watched' for a  few minutes, Thon he* yawned and  anirt: 'Woll, old chaps, lot'* bo going.'  "'Whut!' liiH hosts exclaimed,  'don't you like thnt act ?'  '"Deuced bore, T cull it.,' replied  tho Englishman. ' 'J'"s������ thrown nt hor  "���������alf n doaen ���������times nnd 'iisn't 'it 'cr  ���������onco.*"���������New'York World.  PROMINENT  ARTIST  AND BILEANS  Says They Cured Him of Pain After  Food, Belching, -Constipation and  Weakness ��������� He Was Gradually  Losing Weight but has Now Regained It. y  One of the most impressive cures  of indigestion and allied ailments  ever reported has just been effected  by Bileans in Toronto. The subject  is Mr. Arthur R. Hand, a prominent  teacher of painting on china, leather,  glass, etc., residing at^ Woodgveen  Place, Toronto.  As a teacher of painting, Mr. Hand  has made for himself a wide reputation, but his work was interfered  with considerably by acute attacks  of digestive disorder.   He says:  "I suffered agonies for months previous to taking Bileans, resorted to  ^liklaSaldf.'" remedies, bjjnV found only  temporary; relTefT*, The indigestion"  came on quite suddenly, soon after  eating, and caused me terrible pain.  There wias a constant feeling of uncomfortable fullness in the stomach,  pains in the chest and under the  shoulder blades and rifting and belch?'  ing of gas.   ' y j *������������������  I had constipation so badly that no-  medicines seemed to have any effect-  on the bowels. I dieted a great deal,  but the slightest food brought the  same distress. After taking a -few  Bileans I experienced ease and comfort after meals, bo I purchased a  supply of this vegetable remedy and  left all o^her medicines.alone,,-,,Bileans cured me.- Now my;'..''food digests very nicely and my bowels act  quite naturally. ,,r,  "Before I took Bileans my food did  me no good, and I was losing weight  rapidly. In a few months, through  the use of this valuable remedy, my  weight increased from 125 to 165 lbs.  This increase, too, is not useless fat,  but sound, healthy flesh:"  Not only for indigestion, but for  constipation, piles, general debility,  anemia, female ailments, rheumatism,  blood impurities, liver nnd kidney  complaint, headache, dizziness, wind,  etc., Bileans are widely recommended. They are purely herbal and do  not morely relieve these ailments���������  they cure them permanently, All  druggists sell Bileans at 50c a box,  or post free from tlie Bilean Co., Toronto, on receipt of price. Six boxes  for $2.50.  Little Johnnie, having in his possession a couple of bantam hens  "which laid very small eggs, suddenly  hit on a plan. Going one.morning to  the fowl-run, Johnnie's father was  surprised to find an ostrich egg tied  to one of the beams, and above it a  card with the words:  "Keep your eye on this and do you  best,"���������Tit-Bita.  LEADING SLOWLY  TO PARALYSIS  Nervous Diseases Can Be Early Detected and Cure  Brought About by Using  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food.  It is customary to consider paralysis, insanity and other diseases of the  nerves as afflictions which come upon  a person without warning and which  are, therefore, unavoidable.  As a matter of fact such results are  preceded by months, if not years, of  symptoms which point to an 'exhausted condition of the nervous system.  These symptoms are such, however,  that many pass them by as not being of serious concern and thinking  that they will wear away of themselves. .    "*.  '  Sleeplessness,   nervous   headaches,  with an ivon hand and" knocks it out.-indigestion, bodily weakness, fainting  For The Overworked,���������What, are the  causes of despondency and melon-  choly? A disordered liver is one  1 cause arid a prime one. A disordered  liver means a disordered stomach,  and a disordered stomach means disturbance of the nervous system. This  brings the whole body into subjection and the victim is sick all over.  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are a recognized remedy in this state and relief will follow their use.  Giron, once a taitor at the Saxr,n  court, with whom the former Crown  Princess Louise eloped, is about to  marry.  The Pusher lake, near Ajmer, one  of the most famous places of Hindu  pilgrimage in India, is gradually being silted up..,  Minard's Liniment- Cures Distemper.  A party of engineers of the G.T.P.  is located at Fort Qu'Appelle, where  they are marking- out the final survey for the new road between York-  ton and Regina.  !,', .Raisuli, the bandit chief who has  terrorized. the people residing in the  vicinity of Tangier, Morocco, has indulged in open threats against the  French and Spanish residents.  . It is proposed to build two parallel tunnels 24 miles long underneath  the channel between England and  France.  They will cost $80,000,000.  Kidney Ory.���������Pain In the^baok' is the  cry of tho kidneys for help. To neglect  tho call in to deliver the body over to a  dlBeaao cruel, ruthlcsB, and finally Ufa  destroying. South Amorlcan Kidney Cure  hns power akin to miraculous In holpinjr  the needy kidneys out of the mire of disease.   It "ellevos la six hours.-SB.  For two ov three days the London  and Northwestern Railway company  searched in vain for a judge of the  high court who was not a shareholder in the company, and therefore was  competent to try an action in which  it was interested,  Itch, Manga, Prairie Scratchej and  ovary form of contagious Itch on hum.  an or animals cured In 30 minutes by  Wolford's Sanitary Lotion,  "You don't  visitor,  say!"   exclaimed   the  "Yon; ho loft behind hlm a note to  ilia -governor of the btiitc bogi lining:  U hopo you will p/ii'don nm for tlio  liberty I'm tnkimr.'"~Tho Catholic  titnmlui'd und Times.  It is now being charged that Mr.  Cornogio's gift in pauperizing student* and tutors nud changing for  the woi'ho thu wholo nature of Aberdeen university.  A husband wns beinp nrraicned In  court in a suit brought by his wifo  for eruoHj!  "I understand, sir," said tlio judge,  addressing tl:������ husband, "that one of  tlio indignities you have showered  upon your wiu is that you have not  spoken to hoi for throe yearn. ls  that so?"  "It is, your honor," quickly answered tho husband.  "Woll, air," tliin.dored the judge,  "why didn't you Bp������wk to her, may  I ask r ,    .     ,  "Simply," ropliod the taisband,  "because I didn't want to interrupt'  hoi."���������Pittsbui'ff Proas.  Minard's Liniment Cure* Colds, ate,  * i  An important intorntional flsh and  game convention, in tho shapo ol the  seventh an mini meeting of the North  American Fish nnd Game Protective  association, in to be held at Queboc  on tho Oth and 7th of February.  Tho Ma! nw nf sixteen persons  who have been buried at Yarmouth  chiving tho last fortnight in 1,304  yenrs, an .average of.., a littlo more  than oighty-oiie years,  -     ;  The Rhyolifo Athlotio association  has been formed at Quoboo with a  capital of $50,000, to promote a finish  light between Jack O Brian and Tommy Bums,  i  wi ii   ��������� ii nmiT  The northwest provinces, including  Manitoba, have 24,000 Indiana.  spells, twitching of the nerves, inability to concentrate the thoughts  and loss of memory are among the  most common indications of a run-,  down nervous system'. It is sometimes only a step from such- symptoms to-/prostration, paralysis, locomotor ataxia or insanity.  Stimulants arid narcotics, though  sometimes affording temporary relief,  only hasten the exhaustion of the  nerves. Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, on  the other hand, reconstructs and restores the Wasted and depleted nerve  cells,  Naturally, gradually and certainly  this great medicine instils into the  blood, and the nervous system the  life-sustaining principles 'which replenish 'thi"nerve force in the body  and so effect lasting benefit.  Mrs. ,W. R. Sutherland, St. Andrews, Man., writes:  "In February, 1903, I was stricken  with paralysis, fell helplessly on the  floor and had to be carried to bed.  The doctor pronounced it a had case  as I had no power in my tongue and  left leg, I remained in that condition for six months without obtaining benefit from the doctor's prescriptions or other'medicines.  "My husband advised me to try  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food and by the  use of this treatment all symptoms  of the disease disappeared. I can  talk plainly, my, leg is all right and  I can do my housework. How grateful I am to be cured by so wonderful a remedy."  Miss Emma Scott, Athens, Ont.,  writes: "Dr. Chase's Nerve Food has  ' lone me a world of good. I,, was  troubled with fainting spells, bodily >  weakness and spent restless, sleepless  nights. I frequently had ''cramps iii  the stomach and would at times become entirely insensible, riot knowing what was going on until others  told me afterwards.  "I "doctored with several doctors  and they told me I,, was threatened  with paralysis. They gave me relief,  but could not cure me. After suffering for three years I began the...use.,  of Dr^ Chase's Nerve Food, and it has  done me more good than' all.the medicines I ever used." *  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents  a box, at all dealers or Edmanson,  Bates & Co., Toronto.  The Struggle for Culture. j  Pragmatism in its all-aroundness  must consider pluralism. Monism  must establish unity, otherwise it is  a failure. Pluralism may easily be  satisfied with a small number. Pragmatism adjutes monism, and also absolute pluralism. Since monism is  devoted to one, then pragmatism  must be classed with pluralism.���������  From report of a lecture in the Boston  Tianscvipt. ,  It is reported in Glasgow that  Messrs. J. and P. Coats, Limited, of  i the Thread combine, have concluded  a'capitalization scheme whereby the  shareholders are to receive a proportion of shares according to the holdings.  First Wait���������Christmas is comin'.  ~"*Seci5nd"Waif���������Wot's^Christmas-?   First Waif���������It's when, if yer rich,  yer gits hew clo'es,  Second Waif���������Don't we git non ? ���������  First Waif���������Naw.  ' Second Waif���������Why ?  First Waif���������We?   Why, we  needs  'em .'���������Judge.  Worms cause feverishness, moaning  and restlessness during Bleep. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator is  pleasant, sure and effectual, lf your  druggist has none in stock; get him  to procure it for you.  'And shall you carry but your plan   Capri  \W\V\  IKIDNEYJ  Ul   PILLS   -  Hamilton W. Mabio, in addressing  the students of tho university of Chi-  ���������....���������������/ .it the c't-vi.-'t.r'iiiln-- \'t-i\ad florin nny nnd Tnnnn n������~thn nntions of  destiny unions America draw*/ on  thoir scientific, commercial and educational melhourt.  "Who is your favorite composer ?"  inn, in rod the intii-aio puinon,  "I can't sayj fit at this moment,"  answered Mr. Cumrox, with nn op*  pealing glance at his wife, "but it's  somebody whoso music I can't remember and wlioao namo I can't pronounce,"���������Washington Star.  Tn tho C. P. IX. catimatox fnr next  year i-t a sum ot .fiiu.ooo mr tint election of a brick station nt Wetnski-  win.  eye  iHARir  Bohnnsdn, king of Dahomey, has  presented his royal sword to tho  French innunlur ol thu vuluuiu*.  ������������������*ilV-  &f I'lOl/f^  It <��������� alio a ir-nclflB for  LA GRIPPE  ANTT-WLW-'Tria Oraat fcfylam Traat-  ���������maaf-la a poiltlvaeravantatlvaet and  cure for La Qrlppa.  ���������ofd by All Oniggtitt er  Tht WIliOH-mi eo,, Umltad  NIAOAftA PALLS, ONT.       fm,  are in  mourning this summer, so we are going to the Black Forest."--Figaro.  V-.   ^    ;���������   __ mfm '���������������...   ^urrtbarlnflthe Hair*.  Tha number': of Individual halrp that  eover th������i human /scalp Is greatly la mat*  ter of speculation; but It is Bupposed  to vary according to the thickness and  color of tho hair, A well-known auttv  orlty estimates that rod-haired pooplo  possoss the fewest, and plaoea the average number at thirty thousand. Blanl*  haired persons, on the char hand, art  said to run Into ono hundred thousand}  while trie fair-hatred'-have "tho largest  number of all���������namely, one hundred  and fifty thousand, Theso figures should  form a valuable Index to those pooplo  whose hair Is on the down grade, An  excessive falling off could bo reckoned  at from 100'upwards, and by counting  the number of hairs they loso each  day somo idea might be formed as to  how long thoy aro likely 'to bo before  they aro overtaken with total baldness,  Hairs whioh fall out, howover, aro not  always a, "total loss." They often grow  again from the root.  World's Most Ancient Ruins,  Tho oldest arohlteotural ruins In tha  world are behoved to ba tho rook-out  temples at Ipsambool, on tho left bank  of tho Nile, in Nubia, Tho largest of  thoso ancient tomplos contains fourteen apartments, hewn out of solid  ���������tone, Tho largest single stono used  In this work Is ono whioh forma a vor-  anda-ltko projection along ono sido of  tho main temple. It Is fifty-seven foot  long, fifty-two. broad, and seventoonr-  ono aooount says nKneteen���������foot thick,  This colossal stono ts supported by two  row* of ma naive square pillars, four In  eaoh row and eaoh thirty feet high. To  etxert nf tbenn ydllarn la attached a colossal figure of a human being, notching  from iloor to ruuL Jn tiuui oi tho  main templo^are seated still other colonel, four in number, tho two largest  being eaoh sixty-five feet high. Tho  ruths are supposed to bo 4,00o years  ���������tli,  The work of rebuilding the Campanile, which, collapsed July 14, 1902  is not, being pushed owing to a controversy ias-to the method of construction and the material to be used.  f IRE PROOFS  w l N DO W5  MOltOW r.H.[ I  sash ,*.an,iMi  METALL PROOFING C?!  The Footwear Question  Answered���������  Wear  ifVjs*  *  Wditem  Winter  Weather  Myron.  Byron wns crnslly Jonlous of every  woman ho ovor lovod. His lovoi wer������  almost innumerable, and sooner or later ho made ovory ono miserable,  Print In* In China,  Tbo nrt of prim inn, aucoidlug to Du  Hitldo and tbe missionaries, waa practiced in China nearly fifty years before  the Christian era. In tho time of Confucius, B. O. 500, hooka wero made of  bamboo, and about 100 yean aft**  Christ pooer waa nrat made,  Athletes  Know  and  use  ������J0fW*S LINIMENT  for ��������� rab down utter axarclilnr,  U teetlin* and )#a)i tnteunti InflamM  hum, le������  btmie*.  i'ill** kf,rittni, tUftlot tssd   -_.. Per Internal and Kstanuu.  ttte. Trf it whon ymi hav* a eoiifh at  **l*l,  li mud ���������*. n*m*.  Al iiluMii.1.  1.1. mmt a co. mm, Mm,  W.   N.   U.   No. 617 ���>$-\
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AT least one pretty hatbox is included ln many a present-day trousseau; for even haiboxes have
come under the Influence of the
decorative ideas which are giving a
touch of beauty to the most utilitarian
things The plain, ugly bandbox of a
few years ago has disappeared. The
prettiest things are made with the same
ugly box for a foundation, but with its
ugjlness hidden away beneath any one
of a hundred materials, ranging from
, the least expensive cotton stuff-to the
richest silk.
Inside it is probably fitted up with a
fat little cushion, sewed firmly to the
bottom of the box,  to which  the  best
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put away. That same cushion, by the
way, is a great Institution, for it keeps
the hat brim in shape, a thing which is
impossible with the ordinary* flat surface
and a tilted hat.
Paper is more often used as a covering
than anything else, and wall paper at
that, a pretty conceit being to use a bit
pf the wall paper with which your room
Is papered'. With a good'paste���not too
wet, or the paper Btretches and stains
hopelessly���and a broad, flat brush to
apply it with, covering a hox is a short
hour's work, with very gratifying results.
Paste the top of tho lid on before
cutting the edges to their proper size,
and then slash them or cut narrow V-
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all the way round, and ease the divisions over the rim, turning them up
on the wrong side to make a neat finish. Or they may be cut Off rather
short, Just enough to make a "seam"
over the turn, and a narrow atrip
pasted around the lower rim.
In this case the strip should bo
Bllghtly wider than tho rim, tho upper edge fitted neatly to the edge of
the top, the lower slashed und turned
under so that no white edge may show
in the finished work,
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ONE of
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really a reticule,
the qua in test,
most interesting
thing i m a g i liable, and a true
copy of one of
the reticules which were in fashion
in Louis XVTs time.
Boing nothing more difficult
than bead embroidery, it is an easy
tiling to make at home, even the
mounting upon the metal top mado
comparatively easy by the new
tops, pierced as they are for sewing through.
The bag may bc made of silk,
with only the design embroidered
in gilt beads, or the silk foundation may be entirely hidden by
an embroidery of white and gold
beads, the white ones filling in
every bit of the design picked out!
in gilt. -\
In the reticule shown, both the
design itself aiid the gilt beads are
eloquent of Empire influences, the
���wreaths the famous typical ones
which occupy so prominent s. place
in decorations of the Empire
I period.
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same gown, and rest content, for !
you are in the fashion. y
If you possess a bit of Chantilly
or Spanish lace, which has beer. '
stored away for generations, get it(
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to wear it. If you have no such
heirlooms, the modern maker can,
supply the want, for never in the
history of lace making have more
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put on the market.
Black is extremely popular, and
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BOX EASIER TO MAKE
' Tho box Itself Is done In tho same
tray as tho lid, but Is a somewhat easier problem, It Is that narrow rim
upon the lid whioh makes lt trouble-
Bome.
A covorlng, whoro tho box Ib for a
trousseau (though thoy aro by no
means confined to trousseaus), Is made
aometimes of a piece of one of tho
drosses in the trousseau, or, perhaps,
of tho silk which A�� ubccI for tho
bridesmaids' Ui'ohboh, Bueli a box
makos a pretty gift���ono of those extra trousseau gifts heaped upon tho
brldo by hor nearest and dearest
friends���for brldoamald or maid of
honor to mako.
Sometimes, too, a favorite party
cross, dlscardod becauso it ls shabby
now, but which has memories of ploaB-
ant Union tuokod away In uvory one
of Ita Bllkon folds, will furnish enough
material to oovor a box,
Ciotuiuio is u fuvorilo cover, and tho
French cretonnes show tho daintiest,
prettiest lloworod designs of all. But
almost any material, with a good do-
algn In dainty coloring, may uo uaed,
provided It Is oloie and firm and not too
Bhccr���you don't want imimH to show
through nor to mako ugly rldgoB,
Pin tho illk In placo ooforo attempting to sow-oven to cut-It. nnd turn tho
edgoa In, using plenty of plnn. After the
aeama aro marked, tho silk can be
allppod off and aewod up by machine;
or it can bo icnmod up by hand without removing from the box. A thin.
wadding of cotton batting, iprlnkled
with a good sachet powder, or simply
with powdered orrla root, which b��ara
only tne auggoitlon ��� f perfume, la aometimes uaod,
Tho Inalde of tho box, la often left
plain, or covered neatly with plain white
papor, anything else bolng almost a
professional'!) task to adjuat ao that It
will bo amooth. Probably the beat way,
when the outer covering la of paper,
la to paste a narrow atrip around the
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THE CARE OF PETS IN ,
SPRING
THESE langourous spring days are
as hard upon pets as they are
upon humans, and t-specliilly hard
upon iho little feathered songsters
kept ln the narrow confines of u gllclod
prlHon. Often they begin to droop, tho
song dying away to a dolorous peep.
Give the bird  plenty of green  food,  i
sticking a frosh lettuce leaf in between
the bars of his cage, remembering to
tako it away, though, whon It becomeiii
limp and stale,
A drop or two of Iron (any druggist
can toll you the right strength to us-*..).
put Into his drinking water acts ai
a splendid tonic. A small nail, droppe l
Into tho drinking cup und allowed u)
rust there, Is another way of supplying the lU'Cdud tonic,
A bit of apple, stuck between tho
liars, has beon known to stimulate u
poor fipp-atnto: but with npplos, as with
lettuce, tnke tho piece away whon it
begins to turn brown.
Keep his cage clean and tho seodn,
which constitute his principal food, a l
free from dust as yon can; keep hint
in a cool, rather than a warm, room,
but freo from tho merest suspicion oc
a draft, and your bird should koop l.i
splendid condition.
Panel effects are worn more auJ
more. n,A well-known actress appeared not long since in a very
striking white., gown, and from tho
shoulders was suspended, stole-
fasliion, panels of black lace. The
innovation met with tho approval
of the feminine half of iho audience, at any rate.
Black over white is a French
touch that is taking on this sido of
the water. A handsome black gown
trimmed with black lace, which has
the black cut, nwny from under its
most striking patterns, kiting a
white lining show through, gives
something the appearance of modal-
lions set on, but is much newer.
What U known as thp filet or
pqunro effect is distinctly nn item of
this year's mode. It may bo introduced into panels, galloons, medallions, omumonts, even into blouse-
patterns and robes, nnd is always-,
pretty.
Am
m9f/iK jQimp TTa/eco. *s T**e/p��� Wnishi
\\\\1^ JP*r 0<,��01'   With allk or ere-
?Rn_?  or any ��* th0 otner woven cov
fl'J.'ll"'*^. P.W *iml* niakea a pretty
""������� j?r both Inner and outer edges,
Handles of heavy cord (using silk for
_H_ .����� *      *'*<**rjF      VU1M     UIHMId     Pint     lUi
tho sllk-oovored boxos rind tho soft,
white cotton kinds for cretonne nnd tho
other cotton stuffs) moke tho box not
only mora convenient, but moro dura-
Die, For the rnrrt hpnra th* brunt nf th*
vu<1*i��m  handling,  and oan oaslly  ho
replaced when soiled.
hni',/��,JSb.?l?nB nro brought around the
h25^J2m_HV,f.rn?,ltn' fl""" through tho
on top"' a ���WMnln��-t W* bow
��PJl0..lif0^!i"' wh0 ,in" '1ftr <le��P closots
5SPnlrv<,,fl,?.h-��iOS,n?. ft velNeovererl. but
hnin\Kle. te1. ^-"SI" t(*.r the. purpose,
US! .*??. tInroa op f0ur batboxes whioh
....   ufcti    tuVVlt'U   Willi
rt"n  Vr."��  "f|.
paper to niateh
SUPERSEDING THE GRATER
THE grater  has  a hlack  eye In
housewifely favor,    In Ita plnce
the moat chopper has sprung Into
sudden popularity,   Many of tho
things for which the farmer wim exclusively usod aro now done more quickly and wllh greater eneo by the latter.
The meat chopper la a godsend to one
woman, who makes chow-chow ao appetising that she Is forced to do it by the
Job lot.   Formerly she cut the different
in-arothcntH separately, until onn ihty tho
brilliant Idea struck her, "Why not put
����vfrv��)ilnff thrniiirh thr> chopper?" Tn
went tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and
pickles, one at a timo, and nil the former work of two auy's wan uoite In ��
iiiurning.
Apples, pears and quinces for butter*
are also put through tho meut cliupptr,
with great saving of time und lumber.
Boing out much smaller, moreover, than
they would otherwise be, they boll down
more easily.
All the Juice from fruits prepared ln
this wny must he oarerully cnuaht. The
chopper Itself should li�� scriipuhmiHy
clean to remove all taste of meat. Boll-
ln�� th* pnrtu In sorln wnl����r Inwurc** perfect cleanliness.
FUTURE TROUBLE *
was
visiting
WELL, my littlo man. what are you
Thompson,   who
Harry's mother.
"I heard papa say C-eongreas waa
foln'   to   make   some   now   8t-8tates.
loo-hoo!"
������Why. Harry, what a strange thing to
cry fori How can It make any dlfior��
enco to a little boy?"
"I'm c-cvyln' c-cnuw I'll hav�� to
1-lenrn so much m-more In my g-��oger��
���fy and h-hist'ry w-when I g-grow up."
Lingerie Styles in Skirts
L1NQKR1E skirts, discovered last
summer to bo so suecouKful an
addition to an oulflt whoro economy mum bo considered at every point,
nro being taken up by ten women this
spring to ono who aohiowd them lu_i
year,
They nre nothing more thnn sepnrnto
skirts, made of handkerchief Unon or
batiste���the two favorite materials for
lingerie blouses���tho suains put together by bending. Perhaps a tew
tucks aro set in by way uf trimming,
or perhaps a bit of vnleuolonncH luco
Is inserted. When lace is used, It Is
nlwHvn of a rtanln. IncmiHnleiious do-
xluii, nu tlmi il wilt go wllli i-itcii una
t-trf t'f," of tbe \de,\\tK"> which yr-trit
Its owner's wardrobe.
With a skirt llko this, cucli blouso
Iwoomo*. In turn, pnrt of a little summer dretts, Instead of tho rmllunUy separate affair It Is when worn with any
other sort of skirt.
Briar-Stitxhing Upon Blouses
BRIKU-8TITCH INO Iiuh tome hack
Into fashion fur iiho upon llngorkt
blouses, and even upon thoso of
the soft, supple silks, which lire somewhat of tho chnnictcr of llngerlo
blouses. , >
ft rnnnt be tpnrlnp-ly n-fd. hnwer^f,
for tlici'e uru only a lew types ui
blouse* unon which It lonkn Juat rl��<hl.
V.'Ij*.;** It dniiu III, it L llu.. liittlu#i;
��!)*,.�����' ttmlnint) touch Iii.,i^IiiuIjIo,
A blopso mndo of black luco "all-
ovor" nnd lined with chiffon is par-
ticulnrly charming when thin filet effect is'present.
:  *9   .1
Tlio lace nllovera, by the way, gro\>
more nnd nmrc popular. They come
in black, white, cream and ecru, mid
in tho most exqui��iilo ilcaignti, H'hi1
hnndiionioHt aro roally cinhroidory
npon a not foundation, nnd thin
combination of embroidery vii����ii
luco in one of tlie feature* of tlio
1900 season.
It is introduced into thc smaller
Irtce phvoH and ornaments, an well
ns Into tlie InriTC, and i�� snid to Yo
a great help to the ilressmakm', fur
it ahe how no many di!i�� rent com-
binntioiLs to choose Irom, her link
of dcriigmtiv, fniiiKMliiug new iu a
coHtume in grenlly h^oned.
Vul'-neiennc* lace Hlill holds its
own. Henm'ly a ciwlumo ix complete without a loiich of It, and it
ia crniliitiod wiih iilnumt any other
���sort or nortn of Incc,
For ihiiHo win. iiuvi! wcuriei- of the
vnl there if. tht* Mechlin in narrow
width*.
���.-a A    ".*  ^  -^gir*7- rirU������r������---WWB^U^PSm^aW^lllW-*--,- :.-r.s^T.���������  5T>   *'A  ������bws. emrsmtASfD, asmsa emxmmA*  nels. These were promptly lorn  down, and tlie transgressors .warned.  Mr Sloan quoted largely from the"  Treaties of Ghent, of 181$, apd tbe  Convention of 1827, showing conclusively that the remedy or remedies for these abuses lay in the  hands of the Government of Canada  Mr Sloan will do more towards  making his reputation as a s-.ates*  man by revolutionising this stale  of affairs thun in any other way.  _.���������. o- .   Mrs Shillito injured a hip when  stepping off a box car at the landing Monday, it is not yet known  how. pcii-Utt this may be. the patient  ia Buffering muoh pain '-meanwhile.   O *������������������'   MARRIAGE  At Comox on Feb 21st, at the  residenoe of the bride's parents tbe  Elk Hotel, Miss Jessie McDonald  and Mr H   MoClosky.  ���������-���������*������������w������a:������������a=__������_^MW-____<.  xr.. iZ.i*i*-Br.*^_-_n  m  :'i������i'raaflBRctH,*  ' -'fi.  :.s roar  BRITISH. WATCH,  Movement made in Bag-'J  Oase mada in Oanada.    ,  At the same prioe as Amf  Watches.  P. STODMRTTil  THE ROYAL BANK OF CANADA,  ������LL S    t  Campb  Groain, Currant  and  Cotbage Loaves,  Sugar St Gingor Cook-,  ier, Lemon Snap?,    ������>  SpoEge Drops,       &  MEAT PIES  Every Saturday  ;-fqrH25e  laBtanss  T^E LORDS DAY AC������  On March 1st this relic  of   the  jKentuoky Blue Laws ib   supposed  io comp into force in free 8nd   en  jightenepi {?)    panada.    Certain  bigots are taking tbe piniform and  pulpit in defence of  fha iniquity,  showing that tb,e aot is for the purpose of-"helpipg tfte workingman"  and ptfoer palaver pf a like dowipt  ion io dispute*, with a ejikeuglove,  the ekejetflu frand beneath.   These  people do npfi tell,  however,  that  for the ���������'tyorkingman" or in  other  words, fora#y and all who are for*  ,OBd to work ivoek in, week out, for  .6 days a peek,   thut there  in no  chance nn tbe seventh for any innocent and healthful recreation, no  trip tp pleasant woods, or seashore,  up chance to let wifo und children  fill their lungs with pure fresh air  far away trom the vitiated poison  of a crowded city,   They do  not  tell you that tho "Loide Day Act"  mult* framed at the sciikh KUygost-  ion of a handful of ranting  bigots  wbo would  rather a   littlo child  Would tlio of contagion breathed in  fbo ouUMiy air of a bittor day laber-  naclo than gain health in playinp  on the BOttHbore.    If tho*e Puritans  had lirxtrHroveu to baveu dav ant  apart by law out nf lin- i't working  days, for recreation mul   aniutm-  ment, then llm 7th    dny    r������b������������r������  vanr.M, in tho nn-rmv w������-jt ihe vro*  pofle, might huve been tolerated, or  evfn b.ivti bcuti applauded by the  mmiHoir) bnt under pr>.rkml flxiisting  on tot* pn.:{,i,t  a   revolution    .....  Oud, wbutw mill iit tAm  tbo ftxocruhic nc. t-iy  11*011 MUi',  ,-���������>.      -    ...  >>"..,-,.   .,f  ..-, ,,'r.-    -    ..  Ull Jt   l-'"'t���������      ���������'-      ���������    ���������    .  dny"* ni tin-   - :\']'>������������������-.  on this coast is the speech made on  January 18th,   in   the Dominion  JEloufie, by Mr Wm. Slo,-tn, member  for Comox -Atlin, on the subject of.  fishing privileges now erjjoyed  by  American fishing concerns, and the  amount of poaching being carried  on by a "thousand and one little  American fishing craft frequenting  our waters.   Speaking of the halibut fishing, and the New England  Pishing Co., Mr Sloan pointpd out  that the fish shipped by these 'peri-;  ��������� that consequently the U.S. duty of  lc. per lb. was evaded, thus giving  tbe N. B. Co. the advantage over a  Canadian undertaking on the same  lines of a cent a pound on the price  of their fish.   The halibut catch of  1906, he said, amounted to 22,000  tons of which probably 20,000 tons  were shipped t" the Eastern market,  This vast monopoly is held, and enjoyed by this Company by virtue of  the privileges allowed them oy the  Dominion Government in the matters of harbor facilities, the purchasing in Canadian ports of bait, gear  and supplies, and fhe evasion of the  duty before mentioned, to the .otal  and utter exclusion of Canadian  enterprise.   He further pointed out  tbnt tbe disbursements of this Company wore considerable, amounting  roughly to  $25,000 per  ym for  freight charges, and $25,000 ior sup  plWfi purchased, and presumably on  account   of  these  dhsburBomontu,  the was e reluctance on the part of  many to deal with the matter, and  it, to a certain extent effected in  neutralizing criticism   as   to   Uv>  privileges extended under thif Or  der in Counoil, and the position of  CARDOF THANKS  The under signed desires to thank  all those whe bo kindly extended  their sympathy and assistance in  his late bereavement.  J B Bennett  _  Cs*Mandfieser:ve,18r<W,QQ0. Total Jssetti, $*,OOOA  SAVINGS   DEPARTMENT  FOR SALE -Fine young pigs now  ready, at popular prices, also some  fine sows and boar.  H   S, PORTEOUS  Courtenay, P. O.  mmtmmmmmtmmm***tm ���������  TO LET��������� Hawfctshaw 3 miles from  Sandwick, 160 aeies, 80 cleared, 19  head of kkiok.    For terms and par-  tieulars apply to,  *H. S. PORTEOUS  ���������*������������������.���������~-rr-���������TGjoiirienay-pT-0T-  5t 20m  ()FFICEHOURs)a������lurdavs,10tol2  ^Pfty Nights, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.  A-B. NETHERBY, Manael  TlTJiJittM>������-rirrtia i*    r   i        ������������������    ���������        - -  OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH  ISTOTTOIB).  Changes of ads must be  in  this  office not later than Monday- noon.  . -    -       m |  j I       They give you goods at the lowest pr\f\  NOTICE  %,.*f**mm  We, the undersigned merchants  of    Cumberland    and   Courtenay  hereby agree to close our places of  bnsiness every Tuebday at 12 noon,  excepting those weekp in which a  legal holiday should occur, commencing Tuesday, March 6th, and  ending November 29--.h, 1907.    .  SIUNKD-T. IS. Bute,  J, H. Collins, F.  Aitken for Co Operative Society,  J.MoPliee&Soiis, O. H. Tarball,  Oainpboll Brou.,   Maroechi Bros.,  E. V, Rindc,   Riggs & Whyte,  ������,  Loi:ur & On' Ltd., per J. Lidstone  >ECAUSE  BY BUYING in lar������:e quantities  and shipping  din!3  from Vancouver (by Tu# they buy at the lowest price.;  Their expenses are small and they aim to give thoir  cu|  tamers the benefit.  C. H. TARBELL  ���������WaMHn  t .-*������������������' tt-tm-imm  **m*mam-Am������mi  S55R  isajf-iim-jui.  FOR SALE  ii   iik:  t\   I  the Canadian o porn tor has not been  so strongly   maintained  for  the  reasons mentioned "   It goe������ without waying that the disbursements  would be equal iu the case of Can  udiun concerns handling the burd-  nops, or if, as Mr Sloan suggest;', tho  ships of the New Kngland Company  bo placed under Canadian rej/imtii  tion.   Thwe won Id ihen bo no monopoly by reason of th* 1 rent duly  and thu chaiicw would ho even for  nil.   Mr Sloan r������������d letters from the  WVii.ito rricaing vo., uuu il'.aj Uio  (Janiuiian t*muiuu Co., showing that  thoy had invested a .arge amount  of capital in tho lialihur industry,  und wore, ������jHb'r-fi>tistin������������ r������(mdition������*.,  iiw.f.my m rorcwl I imable to dispose of a single pound  :  -. ,i   Cnhitubia, | oJr |1hI������ l>y roason of the Now Kng.  Ijjiid monojjoly;   also, read hntors  lr.<m ihv, t���������ni.m.andm ������������f th������ D.G.K  i  A quantity of Garden and Farm  Implements, Household Furniture,  Chiokona, Cow, and Sundry other  articles,--Apply,  E. J. MILLBTT, Comox.  Until further notico we quote  by the quarter as follows  Four Quarter    .   -   -   gctB  HjNJ) C^tWKTER    ���������    .    -    10ct8  >"*:t'.liit  Wium*  , : , -|...  ���������   with  {<<���������!.-i   i.4  ','!���������������������������    Cift  in llUHir  ir-'Wit-I  ,:t  HO:;  'Ul  ���������'i[lift dofif  A-,. ,   *l  '-.-I   ,i-  Atdfri  '.-'J.'H-i  ,t A.  01 th#! tri-HSt^; i'..f!,,(rf)s-  to  '{���������*������������������"  , *--. ..-n.-a ii'ti'inrn. , ,ift  t-uttv:  ���������*���������"'���������"���������> <������������������! ftttrtf*  ighthou.Pfl f-n-  J. McPHEE & SONS  DtJNSMUlH AVK. CfMnKRLAiVD.  P. PHILLIPS HiSi"  Barrlwt^r unci SollaJtor  ttut.  rVotflry T>t4lyt*o  Q^ynvmyHr.-ttiinfti  Ciiiiite)ai)ii     jj. i).  HIGH GKADE'STOVES  And-'RH KITCHBir UTfiWStLS  Sportsmens Goods  and  General Hardware  H*a#tp.  ..������������.-,������.������w^.������.uwn ,m,m-t*A-tw*i.*mimA,.mmmt*,,*r  pOLLEGlATE^SCHOOr  The.Uurels,        Belcher Street  Victoria B. C.  Pah������oo and Visitor,  THK LORD   lifHUQP  OF  COLUMBIA.  Haw! M������������<*���������������  9.W. LAINtJ, KSQ���������  M. A���������  OXVOJiD.  A���������i*t*iU hy Uirut) Gwi-iiuitliH of tlio lAewg-  lull,  yt  ���������e4^4r*w+^9*9$*>(M  ���������  Dull Evenlngft1^  ^ Are Ban is)  WHEN YOU OWN  Columbia p  Grapiioptione|  It Wiw. PiiOvroK  THK BEST MUSIC fl  THEFUNNIrBTSONri  THBMO|rr(^y^HAtv  luotrr at voun own wm ,  A BJODHKATK COST,      WlUT>������]  OATACOOtrK OR CAW.  At /���������  FLEKHER BR(|  VIOrbBIA, NAITAIMt!  VANOOUVBB,  Sole AjrontB For n.j  Ar)VBiit������K in riff: Isi'ttini  fl tSiim a IMIG WAT  ���������Mcklnrrir* fiorms for l>oaHl'.rsi  Proiwrty qonslata of fivd r.os.m with sdmI-  ousiwliool IniilfUiiai, o*tona������ve ri-nreitWb.  grauidi. gyamudim.    <Mot oorp������ on,toa  APPLY TO HWAT) MASTBR,  lit th������ xuaitcr of an application for  a Papiicitte Cerufieuuiot Title to  Lot 128, Comox District.  I uirt**')>} nive uuuoe me* h in tny  intentioii, At. iho expiration of one  month from tho first publication  hereof, to iuiue a Doplicate of tho  Oflrtiftaate of Title to said land,  I Iwttcd to Jame** MorJ������v Cnrei* on  iU< J2ih d..y 0? March, 18f*l, nnd  ua::hfi-:d "..<''���������  a. V. WOO'i'ON,  llft.'Aii,r Ci-ncrnl.  Land RugfolryO.ikr., Vxtorti., L.C,  tlie 8ih day of F������by., XW,  Comox Asaoaement Dlati  i  NOTICK IS HBMBY G\V%  accordance wltb die St������tut������|  Psottndal Revwue Tik and all aj  l<M<i������ anu income fat, aiiMii  levitrt, undu the Ajunment .  now due nnd payable for the ye?J  All taxes collectible for the  Am-fK?;::;:, It',.',,,*., ate uuo *i>  able at my onlee, Mtuate at Cuw'j  This notice, in tornii of Law, ii|  lent to a pcwonal demand by nl  all peraom liable for taxes.  JOHN HAIRD,^  D.puty i\-*.u*xit m.d U������ll������iti#,  CfHtnatAwKsisrfltnt  Cumberland fo/i-t...  < iirolNvtaf) HO, San. li, 1907?  .^Semt-Md.-

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