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Array ���������;}  ������..*-  ^_>'\*  /  '-,    ,.f i-,.  >���������*���������*������������������:- ..-"'J ~.*  -���������-'  f  fr  A Journal Devoted Especially* .to the Interests of Comox District.  The News, Nineteenth Year,  CUMBERLAND   B. C,    WED&ESDAY, MAR. 20th, 1912  Subscription $i.oo a Year  I  r  The Big Store. J  i  Openings  FRIDAY AND SATURDAY  MARCH 22nd & 23rd  I  Ha  -J.V  !! ���������  Jl  Everyone is cordially invited  to call and see pur die  play of Fashionable Millinery for Spring  ��������� jf  SIGOOfi UElSEfl & CO.,Lid;  Dunsmulr Ave.,  Cumberland  Interesting  t  Lectures  Dr.   Ernckt   Hall  Of   Victoria  Gavo 'Interesting   Lectims   .  Saturday and Sunday  t  *  :  Dr. Ernest Hall's   lectures lust  Saturday iind Sunday,   delivered  in his own1 inimitable style, wero  mncli  appreciated   by all .who  wore privileged lo hear him.   Ilie  widuexnerieucoftS a medical specialist in ijthe particulaV  lines  iii  whicl\ lietroiits londfi a weight to  his words which  ought to startle  the dullest or most reckless,   The  awful results  of  "sowing   wild  oats" lie (lepictoJ as an appalling  Nomisca  euro < to   overtake   tho  youth "void of understanding,"  "Naturi; never forgi ves."  ���������'HeivetltanCo wlll.not kill bugfl'  .' Sucli vviw Dr. Hall's physiolog  ical commentary oh " Whatsbver  ii Man Sou-oth, That Shall Uo Al  ao Heap,"   A dlscuso   that  has  formerly beon considered com pa-  tively trivial, he pointed out,may  long years after it has beon   sup*  posed to bo cured,, entail terrible  'Buffering and the wrecking of domestic happiness,   His  warning  note to parents in his address  in  lhe iitoiiiuuioi Church ou ounduy  moriMUg was timely and   pointed,  If wo would  savo  our children  from tlio pitfalls of vice wo mast  ���������rflrly'i-nnTHip.t thmn   chmwnlnp;  its insidious  approach   and  the  care of their own bodies,  His  lecture  ou  the   "White  ������),   Slave Tn'iflic,'1* In lie  afternoon  f\\'    in'the Oniiihfrhvnd Mull a������traded  ?M      n full hotw,  * Unfortunately  the  i \-  V;i;  V ,  '<'���������(:,'  V  ved of a series of views on this  subject, which would have made  this lecture one of the most impressive and startling expositions  of this awful trntHc which we  have been privileged to hear. As  it was, the lecturer gave a doscrip  tion of such brutality as one  might well have thought human  nature incapable if even at its  foulest, and instanced such an array of incidents of young girls  from happy homes falling, inno  cotjtly into the toils of theso em  misario*. of the pit as should, make  parents and girls exceedingly cure  ful of what might seem to be tho  most innocent and casual chance  in our larger cities. "For a young  girl to enter a cab alone, or to  dritik a glass of wine or lemonade  in a restaurant in company with a  young man with whose life and  circumstances she is not thorough  ly acqi.uln.od; or even to eat a  piece of chocolate cake under  such conditions is to court being  drugged,outraged ami imprisoned  in -one of-those infamous vestibu-  Iob of perdition," "Canada is bo-  lng made tho recruiting ground  for tho trathV' Vlgllanco is  the only price of safety, even in  Oumborland. We hope our old  friend, Dr, Hall, may be ahle to  give us another vipit beforo vory  loug.  -aiu&afaaaaA^ay**)***  *%^a*m*ay^t$*\^-*f^j*f%m*pt]fi**f  FOR  a  STOVES  AND     *  RANGES  Furniture and Household  Supplies  Baths,  Lavatories,  Plumbing,  Plumbing  Supplies '..  r  GREAT  SLAUGHTER  SALE  OP MEN'S CLOTHING, HATS,  MEN'S & WOMEN'S BOOTS &  SHOES, ETC.  \^/7  For 10 Days Commencing Pay-Day,  Saturday, Feby. 17.  ��������� :     ti  V  The CORNER STORE  J. N. McLEQD      GEN'L MERCHANT  Watch our Windows for Prices. Dunsmuir Avenue  111::  yr  :,JL. E.iU^J3,/_\_._.LLl  ^-a^tyi****^  I). A, Thomas, up.to.dnto piano  tuner from Fletcher Bros, is now  iti fown ready for business.   Mr.  Geo, A. Fletcher 'also arrived to-  .     r       ���������** *     *     i       i  If Bert's legs wore not so short  and his body loug enough, he  would ho ablo to reach that watch  from tliu sidewalk. Get some,  one to pull your leg, Bert.  I  piuturo  apparatus could not   he'    Mr.   f.,   A.   Mouiict.   arrived  ������)ttdo to work and wu were deprl- |IU1II0 f,.^,  Valicullver on Tue*.  'day night,  Cumberland  Scores Victory  Cumberland Defeated Nanaimo  Ou Sunday By   Three  Goals To One  Nanaimo was not at full  strength, severai of their play  ers being on the sick list. The  locals had out a strong team and  were determined to avenge their  last defeat at the bauds of Nanai  mo.  Nanaimo won the toss and  had the advantage of d strong  wind.: The Thistles were the  first to become dangerous and  were unlucky in not having a  score to their credit before the  game had been five minutes old.  Joe Williams banging the ball a-  gainst the goal keeper, and from  the rebound his shot met with  the same fate, with the assistance of the wind fhejjvisltors had  the best of matters but could not  get to close quarters, the defense  holding them well in hand.,  Nanaimo were the fust to  score, a cross from Waddell he  iug carried through by the wind  McMillan making no 'effort to  save thinking the ball was going  past, t,io Thistles now put some  ginger into their game, but were  unable to beat down the defense  Dargic put the Thistles on eveu  terms beat tug Shepherd with a  beauty; half time was called  without the score being add ad to.  The second half wns mostly in  favor of the home team, Luins-  den giving the Thistles the lead  from a penalty, and Boothmaii!  made it. sate by making the total  three. The locals deserved to  win as they were easily tho best  team aud had it not beeu for the  wind the score would have been  much larger, The Thistles  have on* home game to play iu  the B. C. League. Victoria be -  ing due ou April 13th, when it is  hoped thnt the boys will repeat  the dose.  FOUND���������An army discharge  to Barney Reynolds. Apply thia  office....  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.cl., President  . ALEXANDER LAIRD, Generau, ManAger  BIRTH���������At Cumberland on  Wednesday, March 13th, to Dr.  G, K. and Mis. MacJNuugliton, a  daughter;  s  Mr. R, Thorburn, for many  years' a resident here, died at Seat-  tlo on the Oth, inst. Interment  took place at Benton, WhsIi. It  is six'months and a few days since  his wife predeceased him. lie was  78 years of ago,  Don't forget tho Sale of Work  and Supper by the Ladies* Aid of  Grace Methodist chnrjh on Wednesday afternoon and evening in  the Cumberland Hall.  Dave " Edwards,.head timber  cruiser for B, A. Timber Co,,  of Victoria, was drowned at  Campbell River,on'tho llJth inst.,  by falling from, a cance;, Ilo was  but a short timo in tho- water  when tho body was recovered.  Cumberland and Union Flro  Brigade held thoir annual ball in  the Cumberland- Hall on Monday  evening. The attendance of both  masqueradors nnd spectators was  the largest wo have seen in tin's  city for a long time, From an  artistic standpoint wo think tliat  it will compare favorably with  anything in that line that lias beon  presented iu this city, While  there were no, very striking costumes, many were well gotten up  and attractive. The hobo characters, as is usual at masquerades,  were very much iu evidence and  caused itiuch uniuseinont. Tho  committee of 'management had  everything well in hand and are  to be   congratulated,   "Hurry,"  tho strong man of the committee  ctood no Tooling, and soon hustled  out an ohjoetiohahlo. Tlw, music  by Roy's Orchestra was up to its  Bring Us Your  Taem Out Witli a  Bait* of Thoso Popular NewSlioos.  Have You Seen the  Real New Shoe  Styles ?  BI4SIDKS having the very  newest lasts in all leathers  pvery pair of mirshoptt are absolutely solid leather throughout.  Mtn'u T.m Valour Calf Oluchur $6 00  Moii'h Vulour lily, cu.hlon aolo 0 00  MflnjB Oadlt Gulf Uluohar  6.00  Mon'a Pniont x'.oh Ilutton II11 , 6.80.  Mon'*TanOnlf Itutton Hiu .,,,. 6.60  Womon'i Patent 8 stiap Slipper. 8,60  Womcm'ii Ptttimt PrlncoM  8 80  Womon't Black Dono Pump .... 8.60  Women'm Itlaolt W turn nit" Pump 3 6-.  Womon'i IHnoU Vol vot Oxford 4 00  Woman's  Hinclc Volvot llutlox 6 00  CAMPBELL BROs  Q,uality  Ratlior  Than Price  Should Influence  Your Judgment  When Yon Buv  ���������������������������������������������- '-": ShoOE.    .  %  X  I  (  GAPlTALr-$ 10,000,000 r RESTT^nWJWOOCrr-  THE;SAYIjNGS;BANK- PEPARTMENT;  of Xl1^-���������^n*4_^'*^^^!^^,e*rce'will'receive'rdcpostts^of ;$ 1 - and1-'''*'"  upwards!, on which interest is allowed at current rates,    f here is no  delay in. withdrawing- the whole or tiny portion of the deposit.    Smali  deposits are welcomed. "'" A2V+  *  Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more-persons, to be  operated by any one of the number or by the survivor. A joint account  of this kind saves expense in establishing the ownership of tlie money  after death, and is especially useful when a man desires to provide for  his wife, or for others depending upon him, in the event of his death.  CUMBERLAND BRANCH W. T. WHITE,   Maropr-v  usual standard of excellence, .in-l  almost made ''Dad" wish ho could  dance. As a .financial success wo  are informed that the masquerade  was a top-notcher.  The following   is - the   !_st   of  prize winners:���������  liust dressed lady, Mrs. K.  Thorno; best dressed guiit, ' ,]<j(.  I'o'ter jr; liest, nutiounl charade',  lndy, M^rs. Cloutier; host national  charades, gent, R. Good; ho*-l  sustained ladv, ''Alias M" Milh-r;  host sustaiiieil p;'e.nt, Jack,'Ramsay;  comic lady, Mrs Jno. Gilii-on;  comic gent, \l. Millado; hobo, U'.''  Woodhus; clown,"R, (Jmy; topsy,  Miss Jean Miller; representin'j; .  Cumberland liru <h*pur,tniejii, Mi,  T, V7. McMilhut; |������rizo waliz,  Miss II. Uiiuliire and Mr. \V.  Shenrei', host represon tit live group,  A. Jack, J. ljanneriniiii, V. \Xi\f.  son; 'special prize, Grand Duke '  cigars, T. Cessford; tombola prize,  John Clarke.  'if  .1*  ,'.&���������? THE NEWS, CUMBERLAND, B. C.  THE  CALGARY  SHOPS  Cured by Lydia E. Pinkham's  Vegetable .Compound  Morton's Gap, Kentucky.���������"I suf.  fered two years witli female disorders,  my health wns very  bad and I had n  :continual backache  which was simply  awful. 1 could not  stand on my feet  long enough to cook  a meal's vie tu a Is  without my back  'nearly killing- mc,  , and I would have  such dragging cen-  s a L i o u n L could  hardly bear it. I  had soreness in each side, could not  stand t.ghl clothing, and was irregular.  I was completely run down. On advice 1 took Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and Liver Pills and  am enjoying good health. It is now  more than two years and I have not  had an ache or pain since I do all my  own work, washing and everything,  and never have the backache any more.  I think your medicine i. grand and I  praise it Io all my neighbors. If you  think my testimony will help others  you may publish it."--Mrs. Or.Lii:  xVoopALL, Morion's Gap, Kentucky.  Backache is a, sympl om of organic  weakness or dcrangemor-t-. If you  have.backache don't neglect it. To  get permanent relic!f you must reach  the-root of the trouble. Nothing "we  know of will do this go surely as Ljdin  E. Pinkham's Compound.  Write to Mrs. Pi-__ik__a;_i, at  Lynn, Mass., tor special advice.  Your lie tier Avill bo absolutely  Confidential, and the advice frco.  She Didn't  A Baltimore .lawyer had an office  boy who was given to lolling iu oilier  offices what happened in that of his  chief. The lawyer found it necessary  to .discbarge him, bul, flanking lo  keep lilm from a cknilar fault in the  future, he counselled Iho bey wisely  on his departure.  "Willie, you must never hear anything.that is said in the office," ho  said. "Do what you arc lold but turn  a deaf car to ccnvcr&alioi. that docs  not include you." -   ���������  A'.happy inspiration!   lie would see  ��������� that the Gtenof.rnplu.-r learned      the  same lesson, in passing, so, turning  ?to Her, hs'said  "Miss -'Brown did you hear what 1  .said to Willie?"  "No, sir," the returned promptly.  Immense Railway Shops to be Built  by C.P.R. to Handle Work on  Western Division  Canadian Pacific Railway officials  suite that now that the contract, for  Hie Company's new Calgary shops has  been let a statement wiil soon he made  as to just what will coiis.ilitne the  new car r.pairing plant. It is of  courso, known ihat the shops will occu ny an area of ISO acres of land, and  will.employ about 5000 employees but  other than lhe shops will resemble  thosi-* cf ihe Company at Montreal, no  official' statement has yet been made  as io tlie buildings to he erected. It  is probable, however, that (here will  !;o at least twenty buildings, including freight, car, passenger car, and  locomotive repairing shops. The loco-  l-iolive shop, will alone it Is s-aid,  cover six acres of land.  'lhe machinery which will be installed in the new shop?* will be of the  \ery latrsi design and lhe tool equipment will be very complete.  The Annus shops ai Montreal arc  equipped to pro-\ido for repairs to  liio Compifny's rolling t-tock on the  line:! east of Winnipeg, including some  noil locomotives, and to construcL new  cars and locomotives for the cm ire  service. These shops turn out an en-'  Ure new train cveiy day, Tho shops  at Caisary are intended by lhe C.P.R.  lo provide for the repairs to equipment on its Western lines. That they  will liave plenty of wpvk lo do is evidenced from ihe fact tliat the Canadian Pacific Hailway makes it a point  to completely oveihaul its rolling  stock at least once a year. The company does this in order that its equipment may always be in the best possible slate of efficiency. A few years  ago the Angus shops at Montreal and  the shops at Winnipeg were sufficient  for this work but the C.P.R.'s equipment has increased so greatly within  lhe la.I few years, tbat the Calgary  shops are a necessity.  The following table shows the- additions made lo the .C.P.R.'S cquip-  Vcnl since 1S8G:  1S80  Locomotives     372  lsl and 2nd class passep-.  gor cars and colonist and  baggago  cars     204  l-'irst Class sleeping    and^  diubig cars *"   47  Parlor, otficial    and    paymaster's  cars    | 27  Freight    cars    and  cattle  rapg (1,-0.  Energy Saved  "Aro you going to start a garden  next year?"  "I'am not,",replied tho luckless  amateur. "Ncxtxyear, instead of burying good stuff, I'm going to eat it."  1G39  311  03  .0,803  In the treatment of summer complaint tho most, effective remedy that  can .be used is Dr. .7. 1). Kellogg's  Dysontery Cordial. It is a standard  preparation and many pooplo employ  !t ln preference to other.preparations.  It is a highly concentrated medicine  and its sedative and curative qualities  aro beyond question, it has been a  popular medicino for many years nnd  thousands can attest its superior  qualities in overcoming dysentery and  kindred complaints. ������������������  "How's your brother?"  "Not very well. Ho was playing  with another little boy, seeing who  .could lean the farthest out of .the  window, and ho won."  NOW I CAN SAY.  I AM CURED  AFTER TAKING GIN PILLS  ''   Bridgeville, N. S.  "For twenty years, 1 have been  troubled with Kidney and Bladder  Trouble, and have been treated .. by  -many-doctors J.nit-found-!ifl!e--relief..  I had given up all hope -of getting  cured when 1 tried Gin Pills. Now, I  can say with a happy heart, that I am  cured' after using four "boxes of GIN  PILLS."  DANIEL   F.  PHASER.  Just think of it! Four boxes of Gin  Pills cured Mr. Fraser���������and lio had  suffered for twenty years and he had  hec-ir treated by doctors, too. Jt is jusL  such cases aa bis, which prove tho  jiower of Gin Pills to cure Kidney and  Bladder Trouble, Burning Urine,, Suppression or Incontinence of tho Urine,  Backache, Rheumatism, Sciatica and  Lumbago, Try Gin Pills on our positive gual'an too of a cure or your money  hack. 50c' iv box. (! for $2.50. Sample  ���������frd'o if you --wrlto National Drug &.  Chomical. Co. of Canada, Limited,  Dept. N, IT., Toronto. 03  ot  Tho Ghent Father .���������  ."I'll bet that, man 13 tlie father  six or seven children."  "Why?"  "Because, If lie had less Ihnn throe  ho'd bo bragging about. Uiorn."  The Foe of Indigestion.���������Indigestion is a common ailment and few are  frco from it. It is a most distressing  complaint and often the suffering attending it is most severe.* The very  best remedy" is Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills taken according to directions.  They rectify the-irregular action of  the stomach and restore healthy- action. For many years they have been  a standard remedy for dyspepsia and  indigestion and are highly esteemed  for their qualities.  Mother  ha-s  Trouble  Enough,  Child!  "Ma, this egg is bad."  "That's all right, you eat it anyhow.  Do you suppose I am going to , pay  forty cents a dozen for eggs and havo  them wasted."  TO  CURE A  COLD  IN  ONE  DAY  Tako LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine Tab-  lotfi. Iji-ukkIkIh vofnnil money If it fails  to ������������������ure. 13. "W". OltOVB'S fti*;nalu.c Is on  cadi   l)ox.    --C.  "Did yoir'cvcr play in Hamlet?" inquired .������������������ theatrical manager of a recent acquisition lo liis company.  "Ever!" exclaimed tho newcomer.  "Why, I've played in every hamlet  between hero and Niobrara, Nebraska." .  ? ���������*.  Minard's liniment cures garget In cowr.  "Now," said the warden to tlie forger, who had just arrived at Uie  prison, "we'll set you to work. What  can you do best?"  "Well, if you'll give me a week's  praclico on your signature, I'll sign  your official papers for you/'  ' .A Passkey   .  .  "Do you know of any good remedy  for a dcalock?"  ''I should suggest a key to the situation."  Minard'.s  Liniment Cures- Diphtheria.  The poor, imitate tho rich .-and get  poorer; the rich imitate tbe poor and  get richer.���������New York.Press.  Your hands won't get  chapped this winter  If   you   use   SNAP.  Milking, seouriwK the separator nud  cleaning up the stables, get the dirt and  Crime ground right into the skin..  Co_r;-c soap and hard rubbing only  chap the skin. SNAP cleans nnd  purifies because anti-  septic-RCts out the  dirt without hard  rubbing, nnd ia  .oo.hlngnndlr.aUng  to tbo skin.  15c. h <:uu,  Not Too Old Yet.  P.'0-('n.si_r---"VuuiiK man, I nm ko.v  ���������pntj'-nlno yearn old uud 1 never iiiiiok-  ed 11 lihrocl of lobiicco In my llfo."  Student- (pulltlng t:lgar)--"Woll, sir,.,  you're not too old to learn, I iit-wiir-if  ynu,   Calo learned Greek at llio ago  of eighty, you know."  Two Clevrer,Statesmen  Ono crisis-In Lord Palmorton's life  illustrates tho absoluto good.,hum6r  whloh may prevail oven when political  enmity Is at lis worst. Lord Derby  had mado an attack, upon him in the  Upper House with such energy and  eloquence* that the odds against him  seemed overwhelming. But' ho defended himself and hla policy from  tlie iliiBl. of ono day to tlio dawn of another whicli such tact," dexterity anil  forco of appeal to tho national boiibo  of* honor that ho waa acquitted of all  blame h,v a majority of,fourscore.  Next day In pausing through tho  corridor leading from tho anto-room  to the Upper Houso ouo swing door  opened lo IiIh hand rind at tho name  moment tho other to that of Lord  Derby. Thoy wero opponents, but  thoy woro also manly and _\voet-iia-  111 rod men.   They lunlled.  "I wnu just thinking," Bald Palmer-  Inn, "what clover follow lio wuh who  so non rly put me in a hole."  "Ah," wan tho rejoinder, "bul nothing llko llio cleverneiiH of tho fellow  who got you out of It!"  Knglnnd pohi'iPhkoh moro tllminullve  rnlhvuj> limn any other country, for  thorn uro mild to he inivoral linen thoro  that /ind 0110 or two-locomotives mil-  flclcnl for tholr ru'. com lit] operation.  Advice I*, cheap unlesu 0110 ro  mi riftornoy for I'.  'fl lo  v>NrVM*;  The Chicago Flro could have boon  prevented with one pail of water, but  Iho water wan not, handy. Keep a  bottle of lliimlinti Wizard Oil hunrty  ami prevent the fiery pulnn of inl'laiii-  lnatlon.  Soycn Mlleo Down,  . A I ravelling man who drove acr-uM  Hie country to a little town lu   Wont-  cm KaiiiiOH, tho other day, met. a farmer hauling a wagon-load of water.  "Where do you get water?" ho auk*  "l.p (ho rond nbout seven miles,"  Iho I'arwor replied.    .  "And do you haul wuler seven inlle.i  for your.I'unilly and Block'/"  "Why In the name of i?.rn;.*o dtn't  vi.11 dig n well'.'" nuked uie .trovciici.  "I.c-uiuso ItV-Juiit aa fur one way us  ih*. other, plir.i'.r'.er."-���������Argonaut,  LITTLE WORRIES:  INTHEHOME  IT IS THESE THAT BRING WRINKLES   AND   MAKE   WOMEN  LOOK  PREMATURELY  OLD  Almost every woman at tho head of  a home moots dally with many little  worries in her household affairs. They  niay he too small to notice an hour  afterwards, but it is" these same constant little worries that make so many  women look prematurely old.. Their  e_feet-may- bo~iiO-iceu"iu~-siC-"r or^ner-  vous headaches, fickio appetite, pain'  in tho back or'side, sallow complexion,  and the 'doming of wrinkles, which  every woman dreads. To thoso thus  afflicted Dr. Williams' Pink Pills offer a speedy and- certain cure, a restoration of color to lhe cheeks, brightness- to the eye, -a healthy appetite  and a sense KoL freedom from weariness.   '  Among tho thousands of Canadian  women wlio have found new health  and new strength through the use of  Dr. 'Williams' Pink Pills is Mrs. W,  C. Daerr, London, Ont,, ..who. says:  "About two years ago I. found myself  so- badly; i*uh down that 'it was almost impossible to perform my household duties. I fell off in flesh, was  weak hnd very palo, had no appotite,  feet constantly cold, .and tu further  mako my llfo miserable T was afflicted with thoso other ailments from  whicli so .many women suffer, 1 trlod  many kinds 6t -medicine; hut got no  benefit, and TOg-ffii.to feol that I was  slipping liito chronic invalidism. I  was advised tq.try Dr. WilllaniB' Pink  Pills, and although , felt .. somewhat  hopoleBS Occ-ided to do so. To my delight, after���������-taking the Pills* a fow  weeks, T felt much bettor, and a further uso of them brought mo back to  my old tlmo health. I havo since  recommendod tho Pills to mnny others,  and those who have used them havo  always been benefitted."  Sold by all medicine floaters or by  mall .at 50' cents a box or six hoxos  for. $2.50 from Thn Dr. Williams'. Medicino Co,, Urockvillo, Out.  The:'Shah's Kitchen  ' Who kocpp tho costliest kitchen Ih  (bo world?   Not, ub 0110 might .Imagine Iho American millionaire, but the  Klinli of HerHlli. 'Tho utoiiBilH, fittings  and furjilHhlngH of tlio 3h<\h are mild  to bo worth ��������� T,r������!-l),n0O.   Kvory saucepan Is gulldod liiBiflo, nnd tho ill uh oh  apiloarliig on IiIh tnblo a|'o of nolfd  gold, its well an the spoono." linlvoo  and -oi'l.ti, Iho bftiidteii of whicli aro  b'6'Hlden drniiluenlod 'with    pVocloun  BtoncH., .Moreover, Iho chef, In preparing rtUlioB for'tho Bliah'H, table,  inuHt, iiBd uono. but. Hllver upturns) and |  forks, and any iUhIi on whicli ho putu  cold vluiiilH'to Keep thorn uiust ho  nlno of Hllver and glhlofl Inside,   Tlio  -.punish royal Idtchon Ib also an ox-  poiiBlvo eDtubllBliiiionl.    Tho   Hauce-  paiifi In which'the food for tho royal  table In prepared are nald to ho-worth  .012,000, while tlie vuluo of tlio cooking uloiiBilH lined for the royal children I-i put ut ������8,000, every huIic j  being lululd wllh gold, on lhi������ fiivumf  of ill I rt hclnfe necciHury for the clilld*  ron'a ht'iillh.'  --Teacher���������"Bi!ly,.can-you-tell_mQ-the.  difference between cautiou and cowardice?" - -  Billy���������"Yes, ma'am. When you're  afraid yourself than that's caution;  but when tbe other fellow's afraid,  that's cowardice."  Many speculators become bear* after they have gono broke as bulls.  Bleriot has built for Henri Deutsch  de le Meurtbe a veritable.aerial taxi-  cab. The machine has a*'body which  looks for all the world like that of a  taxicab. The passengers enter by a  side-door_and--view_-_the-landi3eape_he_,  low. through mica windows. .Pneumatic cushions protect tho passengers in  rough landings. The pilot sits in front  of the machine like a,true chaffeur,  and controls'' the machine "with regular Bleriot cloche and foot tiller.  Tho devil seldom wastes any  trying-to tempt tho busy man.  time  The Very Simple Boy.  A rather'simple-looking lad-halted  before a "blacksmith's shop on his -way  liomo.Irom school and eyed the doings  of the proprietor with much interest.  The brawny smith, dissatisfied "with  tlie -boy's curiosity, held a piece of  red-hot iron suddenly iinder tho youngster's, nose, hoping, to make-bim beat  a basty retreat.  ��������� "If you'll givo me half a dollar I'll  lick it," said the lad. ,.     -'������������������ "   The smith-took-from.his.ppcket__.alf_.  a dollar and lieldit out.      ";,  -  The simple-looking youngster took  the cbiu," licked it, ��������� droppndd it ln hia  pocket and slowly walked away whistling���������Sunday Magazine.  The most abused word in the En*-  llsh language is "guaranteed."'  fti'V'y  oubt  vourr.olf  T    .,,..1,1  IiWmC    *   Cnwt    w._*.<.v*>������  T! .'���������;.������������������ ?>'.;). vncbf-1. r.n* h> ho feu ml  i'CUtt.'rod nninng tbe .ItigfrhMi nnd  llnfiii of iho dainty girl. Hho wahou  Uioho iklld'jim little whiffs of, fug*  raiic.t:* at hotn. and hy uiilng I hi in lib-  orally rtlsiicnsuui with nil    pcr.nmea  ...1  :i could  lave you been  -���������"l.!'i.n   look-  '1   Ibrcumh   (x  ",   !);'..[-*-"VOU  vh'cvj lu   that  1   f;d   M  the  ���������P/iH thing tn  -To.ii)ul;o,tb,,'Ui,.i:l>i'ead tho rose.  08 nu 11 tray nnil I'Xpoiio  *u  *��������������������� to  t-unllglit or warm air until thoy  dry. .Then lightly cvump'o ibc  mnall In-thu band, and   otlu*:  odo'rou.'J Ingrodloulo tmch   a.i  j,!"]**, i-rrj-i rnnl nnd i.andn! \v.>  to 11.  bit of tho uHHOiitlal -dl of  i'hi'ce the tngrnllonli. tn v,*!i;'  Un rac  11 ml 3,  lic'.B llowf'i'.d  v.iih  1 ii.t  Thii peftfliulHt contliiiinlly f.rov  what ho can get mul what he do  Mi  1 t-\������ '^^ff^^US^^^^^^^^^W^^^^^^^^^^^^  --'���������*.. ���������' - v-t������  ���������#  THE NEWS. CUMBERLAND, B. C  _**>  y  ?V  ft  j������  I  H  i   & ..-  rt  i  i'  1 13  *.  ; j*  I  f  j* ���������  -  i*  I')  J.   . 1  l������������  t  BEST. ..CURE    ROR    SKIN    SORES  ��������������������������� es  Zam-Buk,    ' v  An illustration of tho way In which  Zam-Buk cures even the most serious  and^cl-Tonic cases of ulcers, eruptions  and sores is provided by Mr. R.' H.  . Barker, o������ Glencairn, Ont. He says:  , "I would not havo believed that any  remedy could cure so quickly,1 and, ai  .' the same time so effectively, as Zam-  Buk cured mo.  "My-* face,, became covered'witb "a.  kind of rashf which Itched und irritated. This rash then turned to sores,  -which discharged freely and began.'to  ' spread.' I first tried one thing aud  .then another, but nothing seemed to  do me any good, and the eruption got  worse aud worse, until my face was  - Just covered with running soros.  ' "Apart from the pain (which was  very bad), my face was such a terrible  sight that I was not fit to go out.  This was my stale when some one advised me to try Zam-Buk. I. got a  supply, and, marvellous as it may  sound, within littlo under a month  overy sore on my face was healed. I  ���������was so amazed that I have told the  facts to several persons, and I have  no objection io your stating my experience for the benefit of other sufferers."  ' Zam-Buk is purely herbal in composition, and is/ tho idoa! balm i'or  babies and young children, for whoso  tender skin coarse ointments are so  dangerous. .Zam-Ruk is a sure curo  for cold sores, chapped hands, frost  blto, blood-poison, varicose sores,  piles, scalp sores, ringworm, inflamed  patches, babies' eruptions aud chapped  _ places, cuts, burns, bruises and skin  * injuries generally. All druggists and  stores sell at 50c. box, or post free  from Zam-Buk "Co.. Toronto, upon receipt of price. Refuse harmful substitutes.  DESPATCHING BY TELEPHONE  The man -who wears a celluloid col-.  lar and the woman wlio paints, fool  no one but themselves.  Its Virtues Cannot be Described.���������  'No one can explain the subtle power  that Dr. Thomas* Ecleclric Oil possesses. The originator was himself surprised by .the -wonderfuEqualities, that  'his compound possessed. '.That he  ���������waB tho benefactor "'of 'hutnanilv is  shown, by-the myriads that* rise - hr  ."praise of this wonderful Oil. So iam-  iliar is 'everyone ,with ' it that ��������� it - is  prized as-a household medicine every-  ,-where.   - :  C.P.R. Just About Leads the World in  Number.cf Miles Equipped with  Telephone -Despatching Circuits3  "Since-tlio system was installed   it  'lias worked perfectly," said a Canadian  Pacific Railway official. recently,    in  ; response to a query regarding a rumor  .that had spread that the C.P.R.' was  {not altogether satisfied with its new.  Bystem of despatching trains by'telephone.   "There was a report circulated east of Montreal," said James Kent;  manager of Telegraphs, "that-the" C.P.  R. was considering going back to the  old style of. despatching by telegraph,  but tho idea is'most, ridiculous.,Sipce  despatching by telephone was inaugurated on the C.P.R., it has been   distinctly successful and is iu every way  superior to the old/method of despatching by telegraph."  Mr. W. J. Camp, electrical engineer  of the C.P.R., was also Indignant at the  idea that the C.P.R. was not satisfied  with the new. system. All one has to  do," said Air. Camp, "to understand  how thoroughly tbe Canadian Pacific  believes in tbo telephone despatching  system, is to take cognizanco of tho  number of miles of new circuits being  installed each year by tbe Company."  This year, stated Mr. Camp, the C.P.  R.'would add between 1000 and 1200  miles of now circuits.' The appropriation for the work has'not yet been  made, but 1,000 miles is a conservative estimate of the amount of new  circuits to bo installed. Most of this  now mileage will be on Western' lines  as the main lines of tho eastern division arc now practically all using the  telephone system. The ' apparatus  will be installed on the Ottawa short  line, but the rest of the installation  will probably'take place on the,lines  west of Fort William. -  '- ,  ". When- thi3 next' year's installations  have been,made tho C.P.R. will.just  about lead the world in the number of  miles of its lines equipped with - the  telephone dispatching circuits. It has  already' 4,000 miles of circuits, which  places it second on the list of railways using this system, and makes it  easily-the'leading railway in.Canada  in this -respect. '  rf  ii  ���������I  5   -  Call and let us explain our Special Ariti-Sagging, Anti-Friction and Accurate Sowing features.  "���������In French -Switzerland    the shepherd girls wear men's clothes.  TUer. Is more <__T���������.n*_* n������ -tnls Bectlon of the comr.w  , than r" ���������>���������*������ ilis-wro nnt tflfiethcr. and until the l:it  ���������few yean, wns suppose, to lie Incurable.  For n gre.il  many years riot-tors lironounccd it a local di_ease _._o  prescribed loual. ronicclL--, nnd by constantly (alUnj  to euro ivith local ireatnio.it, lironounccd It incurable.  Scb-Oce Iian proven C-������u.rt> to be a ron_tlliitlonnl dla-  cant and therefore roquircu constitution-! treatment;  Jlall'a Catarrh Cure ..lanutacturcd by 1". J. Cheney  *t Oo.. Toledo, Ohio, Is the-oniy Constitutional cure oa  the market.   It is t.-ikc-u Internally lu doses from 10  drops to a teaspooD'ul.   It, nets directly o>i the blood  and mucous surfaces oi the sy.it cm.   Thry offer ono  hundred dollar. for any caso it toils to cure.   Send  for circulars and te-,tlnir*iilal.<.  -~= Adffi-ESS-���������<-._urOIllji-1<V-it COm~~Tgi(:uO������ OuiO-^-  ������~  Gold by rrut-KlsK "ie.  IWas Hall's Family Pills for con.llpatlon.  If you buy a friend a drinl:, you are  generous, if in return he buys you  one, he's a gentleman. If (hen you  both let it go at that, your both."uncommonly   sensible.  Proof Positive  .   Orator.���������I thought your paper was  friendly to me?  Editor.���������So it is. Wlials the matter?  Orator.���������I made a spcoch at the  dinner last night, and you didn't print  a line ol' it.  '   Editor���������Well, what  further. proof  do you want?  *:.������**������ Wr  DIXIE tobacco  Avenging Waterloo v  Tbo Duke ot Wellington, who had a  taoto for anylhlnp; that Napoleon had  liked, applied to David, Uie artist, wlio  had painted ^Napoleon's portrait, ve-  Questliu.*; Dnvld to execute ono oi' lilm-  Rolf. "Sir," replied David, "I paint  only tilatorlcul characters."  Lady (to trump)--"! have some loCfc-  off clothing. Would thoy lie of any use  to you? Are yon married?" "No, Indeed I'm not, mii'iun, wid It's tlio only  lilt of Rood lticlc 1 ever hud."  Mnck���������I uiidoi'Bliuu. tlmi Vim Dyko  hail been dropped hy society.  Wyld.���������Yes; ho mado hiimsolf unpopular bPcaiiHo ho paid IIih debts Instead ot hiu nodal utilisations.  DID NOT  CAL  HAVE TO  L THE DOCTOR  BECAUSE SHE TRIED DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS FIRST  One-box of them cured Mrs. Mary  A. Cook's Rheumatism from which  she had suffered for fourteen years.  Mannheim, Ont., (Special).���������How  quickly and easily Rheumatism- can  be cured when you uso ��������� the right  means is shown in the case of Mrs.  Mary A. Cook, well known a'nd highly  respected" here. In an interview re-  "sarding'her"curcT"o-."wriiich"aii-*tbevik  lage knows, Mrs. Cook says:    "' ���������  "I had Rheumatism so bad that  sometimes I would sit, up nearly all  night.  "I first thought I would try the doctors, but luckily I decided first to try-  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  "They cured me, and I didn't have  to try the doctors. And just to think  that after fourteen years of suffering  one box of Dodd's Kidney Pills should  cure! I will recommend Dodd's Kidney Pills to anyone wdio suffers from  Rheumatism;" ���������*  Yes, It is easy to curo Rheumatism  when you go tho light way about it.  Rheumatism is caused by uric acid  in the blood. If the Kidneys are working right thoy -will strain all the uric  acid out of tho blood and thero can  1)0 no Rheumatism. Dodd's Kidney  Pills always make the Kidneys work  right.  '   ,The Helping Hand  .The- Married Man!���������I (ell you, 'It's  whon a man falls into misfortune that  lib appreciates a woman,  Tho SliiRlo Man.���������You hot! It must  be a handy thing Boniotimefl to put  all your property into your wife's  namo.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures  Distemper.  J?"      '. Can't Hide Money   ��������� '  ]"r  . While Mr. Dodge, of St. Louis, has  often been in. Kansas City, St. Joseph,  ���������Dubuquo, and oilier, widely' known  middle -western cities, ho has-never  been turned loose in a city that counts  its population up in    the    millions.  Therefore, he is worried a little about  tbe way he would act in New York. -  Recently  a New York  friend received  a .letter  from  the  St. llpuls  man; asking for a little information.  Among o'ther things ho wrote:  . "Shall I carry, my money in my belt  or in a shoe?"  "It doesn't make any difference."  replied the friend. ' "You can't bide  money ln New York."  Stockings  It appears that Henry II. when preparing for ,the marriage of his sistor  in 1550, first- gavo the idea for silk  stockings and. was the first io wear  silk knitted stockings at that epoch-  making event. A hundred years later  one Hindres established a factory for  stockings in the Bois de Boulogne.  This was the first factory in Franco.  It was a success at the start and -v. ben  it received protection from the'then  ministers it was a kind������of gold mine.  In 16GG the venture was turned into  a company.' Prom it arose the Society  of Stocking" Makers. At' this- time  ribbed Bookings were made in England  but it was not until nearly a century  later that sucll wear was introduced  into France. The idea, to use a vulgarism, "caught ou" and factories  were established in Paris and Lyons.  8 n Dread of  Something  ���������You Can Scarcely-TeHWhat-^ltMay  ���������Be Hysteria,-1nsanityjNervous     /  Collapse."  DR. CHASE'S  NERVE   FOOD  When the nervous system breaks  down.you live in constant dread of  something terrible going to happen.  "Physical suffering cannot be coin-  pared to tho mental agonies -of the  nervous wreck who fears that his  mind may give way or that his body  may be paralyzed.  --'In this condition you must suffer  alone for friends cannot understand  or sympathize with you. They tell  you to cheer up . or__that_ it _is_only  Imagination. " " "_""  You can only throw off this depression when the nerve colls are restored  to health by such treatment as Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food. Your digestive  system has failed to supply proper  nourishment to tho" nerves- and you  are compelled to seek aid from other  sources.  It will take somo patience and por-  sistont treatment, but thero is no way  by which you can so certainly restore  health and vigor as by tho use of Dr.  Chase's Norvo Food.  Tho best timo to restore the nervous system is long boforo such a"  critical condition is reached. Such  symptoms aa sleeplessness, headaches,  nervous Indigestion, muscular weakness, loss of energy, failure of memory and power of concentration, Irritability and dlscourugoment tell of n  falluro of'the nervous system and  warn you of the approach of serloun  troubio.  Dr, Chaso's Nerve Food 50 cents a  box, G boxes for $2.50; nil dealers, or  J_diuanson, Hates & Co., Limited, Toronto, , '. '      '  anu  IV  Through Liqww JDirisiMini  PROFIT BY THE  EXPERIENCE OF OTHERS  DON'T WA IT until you are in the throes of Remorse on "Tho morning-after." Investigate the  - Neal Cure  now���������-"The day before."  You are only one of the thousands of men and  women who have not the will power lo resist the  gnawing, craving appetite for liquor which daily  grows stronger���������never weaker���������and is gradually  pressing you downward to' the end in humiliation  and misery. You need "medical help���������the help that  will come to you through the.Ne.il Cure and in no  other way. Don't Avasto time experimenting. Fake  remedies, mineral baths, and the like never cured  anybody. That the Neal treatment, positively cures  we will prove to the satisfaction-of yourself and all  others interested in "you.,  THREE DAYS, no longer, without hypodermic  -injections. No mu.tor 'how heavy a drinker you  are, three days at any Neal Institute will restore  you to your former self. You take no chances with  tho Neal Treatment, a cure is certain. All desire  for liquor will be taken from you. Write, wire,  call or phone for fullest information.  If you arc in the grip of Cocaine or Morphine  there is hope for you, no matter how strongly this  . feverish, craving desire has hold of you, you  can shake il off. Write, wire or call at any of the  Neal Institutes nearest to you and obtain full  particulars about the drug habit. Not by-and bv,  but -now if you want to rid your system of these  deadly   poisons.  INSTITUT!  'F  LIMITED  '2244 Smith St.,  REGINA,       -      -       .       SASK.  405 Broadway  WINNIPEG,     -     -  MAN.  820 13th Ave W.  CALGARY,      -      .      .  . According to the Agreement ���������  "Look" here,"'said Blithers, angrily,  "you sold this" car to' me last week,  guaranteeing that it was odourless,  and now it smells like a benzine  trust." -���������       ,,   -. ���������     ,_  "Tliat isn't- tho car you smell," said  the agent.   "It's the gasoline."  Lady Customer (in department  store���������Have you anything to keep  hair from falling?  Clerk���������Hairpins, two counters to tbe  rigut, madam.���������Boston Transcript.  "When n man puts on bill first high  lint," remarked tho olipervor of events  and IlilngH, "ho couldn't look any  more Important if lio had boon bunded  a halo."  THEREIN  absolutely  *,.''.���������'"  '.',-"*     - .* ,* ������������������,,)','���������'���������',-'.    i  ri6 word to" express  ;    t\\e efficatoy of ; ;  Scott's  Emulsion  .    < i  .'.   J   ">���������''       _p       '���������.__.���������.      _.'���������������������������  -..  COUGHS, GOLpS  i;__tthH������iii_itt  CATARRH, GRIPPE  AND      ���������,������������������,-'������������������  rheOmat ism'IT  tilt    O..UCIQ/s'-rrS    '. '** v      ''.  W. N. U. No. B3t  Hlo Choice  Tt wns Ills first term at collowo, and  bis pooplo woro vory anxious to know  what jirogrosH ho bnd mndo.  On liU tirst, ,ylell homo they quos-  Honed lilm���������wbut cIiihhoh ho nioant.  to take; what oxaniB, ho would pit for;  what profOHHorn ho would sit undor.  "And now," said bin fathor, "what  about lniiKiingeo? What particular  IniiniiuKo havo you decided to tako  up?" .      -     ���������  "^Voll," reHPondod iho Hon and Jiolr,  hopefully, "I've thoiiirbl It over prof I v  carefully, and lmvo definitely docldod  to pro In for 1'lotlHli."  "Plclluli?" nuked hlii puzzled parent.  "Whv   I'lCllHll?"     '  "HocaiiHO," tho wnulcMio pIikIiuiI-  Bald, "you ueo, only flvo wordu of it  remain."  A Scoleliihnn went to London for a  holiday. Walkbu; nloiifj ono of llio  -B-rof.il- ho policed a bnliMiondod'  ebniiilfit BtomlliiK at bin uhon door,  and enquired If ho had any hnlr ro-  Blorer, '  "Yob, Plr." Kald tho oliomlst: "slop  1tmldr������ .'Ions... Thorp'** nil nrlbd-n T  ran hlahlv roooininond.   ToBllmon������n.lu  ili'lll lilf.nl HU il Wilt) I...-.1 'i.    U Inal'.i.  tho hair crow in Iw-anlv-four bourn."  "Awoel.*1 snld tlio Scot, "vo nan isle  Uia'ton o' voiir hAnd ft bit, rub wl'l. and  I'll look hack Iho, morn and boo if  y'ou-ro telllu' tho truth."  Tho other man's word is an assertion, your word Is truth, your wife's  law.  Wise mothers who know the virtue  of Mother Graves' Worm Kxtorinlna-  tor always havo it at hand, because it  provoR ita value.  "How often, my good man," . mild  tbo stranger nt. 1ho way station, "do  tho trains stop here?" "Tho trains  slop horo," nald the sour elation agent,  "only onco.   Aftor that, Ihey Btarl,"  Minard's Liniment  Co., Limited.  Gentlemen.���������Last winter I received  great benefit from the use of MIN-  ARD:S-I_INI_,LEN,T-ia-a,-severe-attack  of LaGrippe, aud^I have frequently  proved it lo be'very effective in cases  of  Inflammation.  Yours,  W. A. HUTCHINSON.  Time's Changes  ' - "-dadam," remarked the weary way-  favor with tho bandaged eye, "r was  not always as you see mc now."  "I know," replied ihe storn-vlsaged  woman at the back door. "Tho last,  tlnio you came here you bad on a deaf-'  apd-dumb sign."  Oil lamps can bo prevented from  smoking If a liltlo liquor distilled from  onions bo placed In tho bottom of tholr  reservoirs.  Dull Preacher Responsible  - Wife.���������John, dear,  ' your    trousers  badly need pressing.   You look as-if  you'd been sleeping in them: '  Hubby ���������I have.   They are the ones'  I wore1 to church.  quickly stops coudks. cures colds,  heals  tba throat tad lun__i      _      .      ^3 ccnlj.  If a woman has representative neighbors, small is her'heed of newspapers.  "I hear your wife is cul of town."  "Left Ibis morning."  ���������  "The' gay life for you."    .  "With my mother-in-law on the job'?"'  __ \Ybei^HonowayJ._-Corn,Curc_'is_an-_  plied to a corn or wart-it kills the  roots aud the callosity comes out  without injury to the flesh.     ���������  An old negro preacher gave as his  text: "Do tree is known by his fruit,  an' its' des impossible to shako de  possum down."  After tho benediction an old brother said lo him:  "I never knowed hpfo' dal sich a  fQXt was in do Hible."  "Well," admitted tlie preacher, "it  ain't set down dat way. I tlirowed in  do possum to hit de intelligence of  my congregation!"  The darkest secret, usually conies  to light.  When  truth  get's busy,  notion  is  apt to feel ashamed of Itself.  His Different Handwriting *  Most remarkable ��������� among execrable  writers have .been John .Jell, the barrister of whom Lord Eldon said' to  the Princt. Regent that hp was tbo  ablest la-wyer.of his.time, though he  could "neither read, .write, walk nor  talk." . . ..  Bell .was a cripple and his Westmoreland'���������accent coinbined with his  s-tammpr to make his. speech unintelligible. The characters of bis writings appears from his own statement  that he had three styles, onc'of which  he could read, bin his clork could not,  while the second was intelligible'to  bis clerk, but not to himself, and the  third baffled both of them.  -I hope your novel  ends  happily?"  . "Indeed it does.   It ends in tho mar-  ���������A'_a������e__.__fJ_-he_Ji_eroine___aii(l__herb:_-_doeB-,  not go into their married life at all."���������  Houston Post.  Your Eyes  Try Murine l_yr liemcdy. No .Smarting���������Pools  Fine���������A .I* yuiclily. Try it, for Hod, Weak,.  Watery Eyes unci (Irunulalcil Eyelid':, XUiib*  ti'.-itod Book In caeli Fnckuiro. Mui-liio U  conipoundPrt by our (jcnllhth���������nut a "lhitenl Mnd-  ieliii)"��������� but \ibcd In Miet-ussttil l'li.Meiuns' l'rao-  llco for mnny yenm. Now dedlenlurt 10 flic, i'ub-  lie and sold by IIi-crIsis nl Km :nul _!)_ per llolllo.  Murine hj-e Salvo In Aseptic .Tubes,.'_.'.. und Mo.  Murine Eyo Remedy Co,, Chicago  ' REST ANDWALTH TO MOTIKR AND CHILD.  Mks. Wi.vsr.ow'-. Hon-niiNfi Syiu'i* lias bcea  ithtil for fiver SIXTY VI'AKS hv MIM.UlNi. of  MOIIIKKS for tlieir CI1II.UKKN W1III.B  ���������IRI'.TIII.NO, Willi l'Httl-lvCT .Sl-CCItSH. ll  HOOTIIHS lh. CI1II.I), SOl-TKNH lhe GUMS.  ALLAYS nil PAIN ; CUHUS WIND COLIC, anj  is the hen remedy for _>IAKI.II(!.A. It In ������_���������-  Rolnlely Ji.rnHe.s. Be time and -,.k for "Mra.  JViu-Iow'r Hootliing Syrup," aud take ko Otktf  Wild.  Tweuty.fiveccuUa bottle.  ���������*.__���������- *      f  ���������31  ���������*.*���������*_ ���������*.  , ��������� *������������������*  ,1    v  T      '  1   - ;���������  _W__k-V,rb"---- ' *' it  The Duke's Story.  "Daughter, has tbo duke told you  the old,,old story, as yet?"  "Voh, Iio Hiiys ho owes about, 200,*  000 pUiiikrt, ...,., _.*,*..  Hero Hob a chauffeur, who, on erirll),  Scorched round for all that ho was  worth;    . '  If llO KOlH Ills (lOBCVlS, I vow,  Somowhcro ho must bo Bcorcliliig uow.  Kind Tinbo.--atrnnrto bow fow of  *������r youthful dreams como truo, ain't  il?.   i...  ������" Second Hobo,���������Ob, T don't know. I  rcnioinbor how I nneo yonrnod to  ���������went' lorn* pnntu, Now, I khobs I wonr  ihnm lowr. r than mont nny mnn In llio  country,  ,. l.j mi i -   ii n    -V-BiTiimrinriii-r-nT   n<viJ*rlM-t~-"The landlord of thin  TWHinialii ludol txtxv* hla pftrtliifir kimkIh  should sloii on -ho front noreli and  boo fbff flnlH-ilnir touHiM of niimumr."  Van Albert���������"Ynu, that I*, whore lie  Urnls you hi* bill."  A Suro Corrective of Flatulency.���������  When tlio uiidlKOsled food.lies hi .llio  Bloniaqli It throws off ruboh miiiHliitf  puliiH and oppression In tlio Btoniaeli,*  lo rc-ivlon". 'The bolcliliiK or. eructation  of thouo fuirou In otfenHivo and tho  only way to proven! thotn In lo ro-  Htoro tho Btomnch to proper.nctloii,  I'nriiieleo's VoRetnblo Pllln will do  thin. Blinplo aivoctlbtm'-Ro with each  packet and a courno of ihom tak������n  flyslomatlcnlly Is imro tn effect a euro.  -    pni mn tiimn "ir" 1 '���������l '���������  1 A woman*went Inlo a butcher Bhop  and asked to hoo a iwonty-rivo pound  piece oMittutl. i no uiiitiioi nt< wi,������ u  .b.'.'jJ. v.<*5,i*blJ',<r Ibrit au'.c.'.m-t nnd  asked her where fiho wanted It ilellv-  orod. '!Oli, I don't want to buy it,"  alio hiild. "Tbo doctor told mo I nmt  reduce my wdftlit that iiiucli. and I  only wauled to 100 how much It would  ** -������**.-.  The mnn who Is nobody's friend  makes fow enenilen, *     ''  PILES CUHED IN 0 TO 14 DAY9  Your ilniKKl-t will refund inr<ney U FA550  OINTMt-NT  falln  In  euro  anv   rni-n'of  It.Kb-.K,  UUimI.  i:|...*ai:u' -or    I'M.uling  l*l(i*i������ in C (o H chiyn.    tiOi*.  At Utunl  The Doctor,-*-!.! your wlfu's preo-i������nt  rondlihui, clr, sho imifst havo no sudden nhnrl.,  "Tbfii I'd better totne borne at threo  o'clock tomorrow lucnilnf; a������ s:.-*ua!"  v'ft-  The Head Office Building of the Manufaclurera Life Insurance Company King and Yonga  Streets, Toronto, which was recently sold for $800,000.tj0---a profit of 294,000,00 over tha  purchase price of $506,000.00 two years ago. The price per foot frontage paid amounted  lo over $13,000.00 or over $1.00 a square inch. :"f" ���������W~"vYS'*a''f-fT*!. "TV VJ T-i+f?'?** H"*������ y y.. i���������rt- ffr?-,*w������HT *.  MM  I  Tk8 8umt?erla������d Ilsws  issued  Every   'jpiiesday  by  the  Publishing  Company.  This paper v.'jll put ho}d jtseli'  yeipoiisil'je for tlje opinions of oth-  em, as niii)' qinpear in its ,cohn*������iif  jirpuj tiiije to tiiijje.  WEDNESDAY, 3Ji.r. "30.   1J.1-2,  WATER NOMplj}  V1TC13 ia hO:������j������y <j*iven ijiat *>'���������  upijliciition will 1k> made  fiiuj' r Part V. of the " Wa e- Ac'.  J5.QJV-' u> Qbuip *  Hc*ei'pe ip  n.p  . .l.ivi-iun of Cooio^ l)i..triui  (a)   The nainq of Gomp.uy in  fu 1; Wcllipstpii p.������lj cry Ppmpany  |,auit|j i.  Tho hi.-ad eHice; Vipto pi, l_.(3.  Thepapital, hpyv (Ijvifled, i-hcw  jjns! iitupunt paid up*}  $2,00'1.000.  iiivj-'elinio 20,090 xharp-i of $100  <*iiph fulty paid up.  jjl for fining   purposes}   Free  ������2) The jjjean������ proposed Jo beacjoj je^J  fjf) I**, w.er wd ffifillj None..  (3) We nature afjd /chara,etPF i������ detail  P. the wprfes proposed 10 be ,copsij-u\_tiejd  to |jr(.j.'ide for tlje discbaijje-ind penning  back of the water: A snj.ill dam will Le  consiruclcj) with an eiyn..-inch.pipe out-  tet-  Sivinaiurc  WELLINGTON COfcUERY ������o,. Liu  ,       W. L, Cou^Off, C.epeial Mai 3 er  P.O. Address Victoiia, H.C.  $xtrapt from Memorandum of A3?  gociation of Wellipg^op Colliery Com.  pany, Lipi[t.ed:  .(a) Tp--acquire by purchase, grant,  lease, or in any other manner * * f *  watep apt rjghtq $p TyajtgF f * t *  (d) To carry on tbe buaip.ess of * *  * ��������� electric light, hea������ apd p^wer  .-supply *t**  (*>) To manufacture and use aa a  mptjve ppwer electricity ��������� ��������� ��������� * and  to manufacture or acquire p.ai)t,  machinery, apparatus and materials  of every kind for the productjpp and  distribution of electricity * ������ * ��������� to  Kpnci .i.e, u_(B or di-jpns). of s-up|.J\ or di*--  tlibuie elct t.icily.... for li^luing 01  ^otive prjwpr ... .and to (pisiiud. la\  do-Ap, establish and '."airy rut, cables  wires,  lines   acpun.p'afor:},   lamps  and  ���������vorks.  j-linis.'-a (Jeitificate J_fq  (h) The -pa nip of llip lakp, at.eaii.*  frr pour, e, [if unp^mpd, i|)e de-strip-  ijoni-] A cjrepk paesjng near the  **-piithof >['>, 8 Ttjnne}, which tup-  in I is siltifttp-nefir thp diyi.-ipn line  }p wiep Section 3 in .Township 9.  ���������ind Sfcptii'H H In Tqvynehip 10, in  U'Jini.s Distfict.  (c) Toe point pf diver, ipn; At or  pe.vr jmic.ipn of tf Hpin.l etrparp,  flowing irpm '.bo ipoiuh pf said  ^uurel JJq. S| wHl) alipvpdp-crihpd  preek.  (d) The quantity uf wt^ter ap-  plit-d furpn cu^ip fppt ppj. sepopd]  'rl.b, puhic .eet  (-) Tiiu pharacter of thp proposed  vvprkf: Rt-.sprvojr f\t pr np-vr the  in-..nth of said Tunnel ijo. 8-  (t) The preh.jses > p tyhjuh tip  isxlr.x is lo li'J us*ed [de.-crihp empel  ] ,-upon and ahput Sec'jon ^ in  Towiy-hjp 9 and Jj.) 228 in pai|3  !i1ov>.*h*.^ip5 the uaid land heing held  hy f'e sqjd Applicapts jp fee frppt  ihecowp.  HO Thp pu'ppsee fpr whiph  the  "waTc^hto be -11. ed;-In due triii V.*~'���������  NUTICK,  In tlie Supreme Court pf  British  Qoluipbi*}.  In thp piRtter   pf the   Estate   of  Jfpnry lihuq^i*5, deceased, and  In tl)e ipattpr of the -H^ttieial Ad  piinistratqr'iS Aot."  NOTICE js herghy giyep flur  undep up Qi'dei; granted hy Hi-  Ilunpnr Q. H. Barker dated tl)  lytlj Qeceipber, 3-UU, h l^e "'  dersignod vyas apppjnted Adji-i*'1-  istrntur pf all fpid '-iiilghlrt-l' M������c estate of IJenry Brooks.  i\U     parties    havjiig    ehiiin.-  agaisust tjje psj'atp of {hn   said de  ceased arp   reqiKSted   tp   funiisl.  particulars pf the gaipe on  or  before thp IQth ihiy pf Jaiiiiavy, 1912,  ipid all Ttartiefj iiidebtec] to the sai  estate are ivquestpd   to  pay  such  jndphfednt'ss tQ me  f.������i*tln\ith.  GKp. Thomson,  QfHpial Administrator.  Dated at Nannjmo, 15. 0. th]s 15th  dny_Qf_I_)flpgi������_ber,_A_. LX 1011.   fl*] \l for irriua'iop dppprihp tl.p  hmii to heiriijia'.ed, giving .tneage  RENDERS,  ^.���������*������,.*���������       ������.|*,.M������      ,.,*.,.*.      ,,...,������,.      ,...f*^..      ������������������������������������,.|������.  [ij I' uie *a. t������r i_ to be usad for  jl i\ver or rnininp purpoepB derpribe  \ ,e place \yherp the wufpr is to be  J.t 1 ned to iunne natural chnni p',  mid the difference in nltitudo bo  iwee.i point 1 f divprs-ion ard'ppini  <-f letprn     ;   "' [j] Aivi ol Crown land iniendeJ  to be ccuo.pied by the propo-(id  work*-: 1^0 Crown, hi nil to b. o.cii'  piec)        **  [I; J Thi.'i uotico was-posted pii lhe  twoniy Vixi.b *'Jrt'y pf Jfanuary,"!*,)!^  a-id .!|iphii;..'.iun.will \wirpidetpt|ip  C -mm.-������������������;*: 11 T qn t|)p���������fp������r.h'd',,Y P'  t*,fiuoii, iii/;-.: .':.:'���������>'\\,,  j^i] Ia\ vi* thp papieBtnid nddrosBpB  or t'-ny l'lpfliint) proprietors pr.liccn  ..-op... *������������������ ho or wliqgp liinda nre liki-Jy  tp bu affepli'd by'Uip pr.'pp>'d  WorlJH, fliiliftf abovo or helpw tlio  puii--:: Wo prppiiolpi'B pr )io.enepoi������  or llVMf- ia;'''"  -W l'My to  ^  ���������fit-f. ul.  'Atlnc'.i such popy pf ^Wh party of  n*  Cipvify^   jpetporanddm of  .."'���������.������������������i-,1 1 )ia uMthpmo thp   prJ-  ���������' i ii| j.lii.'i tion and iiprl-cs.  j Stffimturo )   WBLLINaTPN   fiQI-r  LT13KY CO,, LTD.,  Vv   f. Cu,,i.K*'.v) tb'iHu-.l Munauer,  .\irncATiQN 'FOH' STOHINCJ  WATFi������.  (s) Tliw place of th������ i������rC)no'.cd I'escp'pir  (ipr fitoring; /\t or nenr tlio input|i of No,  ji Tiinupl, v hid) s,vc-( T\tai.c! \s uboyc  (lcNciibei|.  (t) The menns by which it ia proposed  in luo.v .* m .i-pi-i |iy ri dari.i'������' W IP"1'  ihe iv,.,,iu!i 1, ��������� --.*i������I ���������*.., 8 T-.^itn-i������i.  ^11} Xl.;*. low w.f.i.i    , ... nl *.!iv I'.'^.i'.i voii  t\t il.i' i-<������������������*.**t-**  [icn '.be \.;ui'i' ii in'.) '.-.i;'iiUT. iVi'.t; nn  differifnrc ������'f c'l'-i'iitif--' iiC'vi-.'ti to*.  l:i.;b  and low .---iti;;' 1'1'ji.-;:;. ii- 5 *"������������������''.  ft I |r... i-, 11 |*>i.-i.i,--,|-'(.l i'i atf|in;u llic  '*��������� ���������������������������-.'- nt r..i'*.-' '' V 'ba |*y.|ir-(--������e5 1'H' .'P-  *'   ,r,nis u������'n d"*' i;i"*'-  WJ Ari.TMlni'itdij'ihi'iiMu ibei ofiierc*-*  fet*t in������'M'ili!-'������ to li   \m'f..-jiv1������!'l*   O^x  ���������11I1 n,fout ic* (n.o'.  '  {v). *Vbttl������.r it U lii'upnsod *���������-��������� '.-���������������*. -.'i*i|������c  vi'itifir ,.1 my nittiny. lfi;-?  w uiur.'lunj  \������nly I'I '-Hl-Kl i ilt.ll it Hli, UlCU,  l ���������     'I lif anticipated c^cnt of f\\" lowci;  'Hi KH'^WAi  In tlie matter of Henry Bropks,  deceased.  TRNDEUS for the purehase 0!  the South EJast part of froptipnai  Nonli Eatt qunrtpr of Sec. 20,  Township l). ()oupjj( District, containing 2Q acrps, will be received  by tl;e undersigned up tp t]|o 20th  diiy of January 1912 >     .-  ���������CI ito.   TllQMSOX,  QfHciiil Admin ist I'titor,  NfpiHJiiio, B. On Dec. Iptli, 1011-  -i.U'h n* in   ������������������'.!..'i.'i'*<,.|   lo  il'..-  ^QTlCIi  NPTfCfi is hprebv fiivon tli"  tho N'.idon-igi.ed lias |������ur<.lmt,t.tl the  laundry business pf WHAff ]jak,.  All dupts nnc) e](iini8 agai:ii.t the  snid Afiih 1-i.oo niui..t bo ppe&piited  to hini for pitymont, and'all di'jjti?  due hini nuiHt bo pitiil bim on m  boforo tlio expiration of Miir*-}  tluys l'(oi-|i llju date hereof,  " AVino Fono,  D(\twl nt Ciimhi'ilund, }l, C..  .Imiiiai'y ^ini] 1012.  NO'fMC^  NOTICE fs lipii-by given that the  pui'tiU'rHhip l'ii'in of '< O)onfiei' &  lvirl<hi*idp,>'Iyivui'y-Hlnhlp keepers  in tho Oity of Cbinborlaud B.C.  hits tli������s duy b,een dissolved.  AH debt*, duo the firm must be  paid fo-rwith to Muaaera Bottoi  and Ivirkhi'idp who ia hereby until-  ct'ijiod to givp t'pppijitH for tlio Biiine,  AH debt njiiiiiiBt tliin firm miifit  bt) piwcnted for pnyipeut within  \\{\ day(i from the dnlo hnreof, to  iMphnpib i\)Utr ^ Kiv'-.bviile.  1', B, Cbburntit  ClJMBBRlyAND  PA PP.  .,*im,������*.m,mmr  . WWdl'MUMMM  JACK & RICHARDS  Dried "Brewers'Grain  Clean, fright apd wholsonie,  low in water and carbohydrates,  btit-coptaining nearly double the  amount of ffit and piotein, pound  for pound, than the ordinary Iced  sitin's ip local use, it       ,  Meets all the Requirements  of a Profitable Dairy Feed  and compared in price with what  i,������i asked for other feed stuffis, is  triple protein value for your  money. lis superiority lies in  the Inef thai feeding it increases  both the total digestible matter  and the amount of fat and protein in tlie daily ration  And Saves you 40 to 0% on hii  You should not be without il.  Malted grains, fresh and sweet  from the brew kettle, drsed in a  continuous Vacuum process hy  Royal Stock food Copipnny, Ltd.,  Dryers of and Dealers in Food  rroductc.  Scotia and Fkont-Stukktjs,  VANCOUVER, H.C.     -  NOTICE.  The animal pmotiiiftof tlie Co-  n *x Crentnory AsBooiiition Ltd.,  will bo'held, in tlio Agrienlti-ral  Hull, (.'QurUm.ny, on ?lmrHd*-iy,  .Jiuhwy J&llt,".MILS ut, ft j������, w.  \Vm.  Duncan,  ScQi'viupy.  1.SQUIMALT   AND   NANAIMO  RAILWAY.  PUBIJO    NOTICB   ti hcicby  piven   that   the   ...(juimaU    nnd  Nanaimo Uaelway   Uompm-y   <liil  on tba nii.etionih day of J.iiinary,  1912, di'pocit in the Lund Uuu'i'iry*  Oilice in the City  if   Vioiorif,   in  the Province of British Colimihm  plan, profile,   and book of tc-ierei.ro  hhowiiiK tbe lopnilpn of its   p'o  ponpil lino of railway from  Bli.Vl.  Creek to Campbell , lUver," Van  coiivor Lhn.d,   i-������'in������   Ml> 40 io  Mile 72 3. n*   iLpprovod   by   iim  Hoard of Huihvrty   Comiulw'lunerH  for On inula  DATICD    Ibis  Iwonly acooinl  day of January, 1012.  W. V. Bai.vuuuy,  Secret ury.  Mrc, SiinniH will..������ivo loH8������������nt������  on tlio phu.o at lior InniB*' !��������������� ''l*<'-  iiBidoin, formerly owned hy Mr.  JniucR Stewart, on mv\ after  Mni������l������ 4th���������until then in Camp an  ii-_t.nl.  ibkbbbsie^bimI  FUlt 'SAL..'.���������Tlio botuii Kiibi  eorner of Maryport Avonno nnd  Second St., with lniildingu. Triee  $-185.00, "'Apply at thlij oflW or  !>, O. |t0v ft li Vnnenitvei*.  an  imn  wll  The (Irtnt JKnoHah .Jlmnrttu,  rvrvr _. -J'l'oiinfliindlnvlBO-ii.i-.t.liowlHik  ���������i UMIitii, Meixtul tinil flnili. Worry,Jh  mn'Mil, licsiml U'(iiltiifiui,l:mtMHi'\i, ���������'>,"  ltW]im,atiamtf*mof.Ahu*W^  SAVINGS*  .INVKSTMKNTjj  Seo onr Air, Shepheid ij  tlio Ciiuibrrlnml H'otol  Loeul >ARcnt Wanted.    [\  r*������9  ii'..������ ���������-. ti.'H .,'v'ii tii'i'.."... ������������������������������������v,-!::'t,'.,.",'- 'J  \l  i'fi  i  .--..    ���������*}.-'. ....-V-  li< '>  MADE !N CANAWV  Makes Your EXPENSES Light  Makes Ypur BISCUITS light  Makes Your CAKES Light  'J.lakea.YoijrllUNS LigLf  Makes Youj* JLABQR' JL-ghi  ORDP& F^OM VSWR  e. w.c;llettco.,ltd.  *- ���������*��������� TorootQ, Cnl.  The Courtenay Hotel  Every con ven .en-re for gueets.  Tfco Centiai Hotel Cor Sporteanoa  None but lhe Best of Wines and Liquors  At die Bar.  BATES REASONABLE     ,  John Johnston,   Prop  |^.J-l*i'l'H"H't**l''H''i-W*H'*Hi  T3  0  0  fl)  ���������s  OS  ai  <  ft  m  X  t  O  O  CO  ���������M  c  T3 ,  05  C  </.  y)  ��������� 1���������it  ������  o  U  <U  4->  Cm  4-t  rt  73  VI  09  Q  m  0  o  a  C8  r  ���������43  <  c3  bo  w  c  ������  SO  rt  H  ������  & to  fi  _":_c.:_.__cu_.  o  o  ; .^XAND .P,EGrSTRV: ACT'":'  . . Tfl-Clja'rleii.Oopelli, " registered  owner and I)���������   Oapelli,   assessed  owner of Block -'D;' of Lot ,1.9-Jt,  Comox Dist'ict, Map 422.  TAKE NOTICE that an   aj.pli-  ,; cation hg.'s begn iijade tcuregis-  ter David Royvaa/the owner in  fee simplo of   the ' above   land  1 -under a Tax Sale - Deed  .from  the  Depiify Assessor of   tlie  District   of   Comoxj  and yon  are' required to contest tlie claim  of. the Tax  riii carer within-30  days   from   the   first   publication hereof.  Dated at the  Land registry Of-  fice, Victoria. British Columbia  this"2Cth day of Jaiiuary, 1912  S. Y. Wootton  Registrar Genoral,'  UNION S. S. CO.. of B.C. Ltd  Nanaimo Union Pay- Comox- Route.  Sniliiff as under-  Twin-screw s'eiiuur "COVVICIIAN"  L*aves Vancouver Thu .day C p.m.    *  An ivo Uuiun (for Cumberland,) Friday  m<-.i).ingt  A*r.res Cmox Friday raorirng  Returning'  hv    Comox-_.nd.-y 4d m  '��������� Ui ion Hay       "   5 ��������� "  ���������  ������������������ N*n*ln.o 11 p.m.  -Leaves Vm-couvev Saturday 8 f m  Arrives N-inaimo,  Saturday 12 p m  Arrives Uniijiii.-JSauday (J a in  [for Cuiubcrlum.]  -   Arrives U.mox,   Suu*. ay 8 a ru     '  R^.umiug:���������  Leaves f'o-noi;. Sunday 4pm  Leaves XJn^t., Sunday 5pm  Loive. Na._i.imo, Sunday 11 p.m  [Sul>ject io ch, u^e without to.ict]  ���������:.?������������������"'*: p?S'w" notic^t":  : NOTICE is hereby given'that  all property owners are requested to couuect their premises  with the new sewers, wherever  same are completed, on or before  the 1.5th day. of March,. 1912,  and if said connections are not  made by the above date, the City  Council will proceed to complete  same at the expense of the prop-  erty-oWners.-   ��������� ���������  Bv order of  ��������� **  The City Council .  , :   ."    A. McKINNON,  ' ^        ���������-.-��������������������������� "City Clerk,"  Cumberland, B.C. Feb. 20, 1912  Notice of Partnership  The business of general black  smithing aud horse-shoeing lately  carried on.by George Leighton,  at Courtenay, B.C., will in future  be carried on by George Leighton and C, H, Adey. All business,-entrusted to us will receive  our prompt attention, atid satisfaction guaranteed.  Gko'rgk Leighton  C. H. Adkv.  r -FOR SAt,E���������Three milk  cows, first class milkers" also two  heifers in calf, graded stock,  three horses, two drivers and a  general purpose mare, age three  and lour years. Apply to -J).  Roy, Roy's Beach..    ���������-   -o��������� ���������  ROOMS for rent at Mnrinelli's  Rooming House, Derwent Ave-  Xmas Presents  A Stock of over  to Select From  Xmas Presents  INGS, DIAMONDS,  WATCHES, FOBS, PENDANTS,  CHAINS, BRACELETS, SILVERWARE.   LOCKETS, BRIOCHES.  !  BERT  ASTON  THE JEWEL BOX  Dunsmuir Ave.; '  Next to Tarrkll's Store  fICTOBiA tm  ' District of $  TARE.notiee tlwj  ry West of Vaneo.i]  eupation Fi?h AIer|  to apply for perm  clias* the followij  Ia uds:���������Com meaeii j  planted at the N. \  Lot 4 P. L236tl.ei.-j  the survey J ine 40  North 20 *liaine, tlij  cliaius, theinSe.. S01J  hike shore 20 chains  ing 60 aeiVs-.  George Hi..  Dated November;  i  J  DRINK  fpurest aud bestjBEER, aud  ----���������niade-iu-Cuiu berland.*^--���������-  COPvniGHT.  IN THE SUPREME COJJRT  . OK BRITISH COLUMBIA.  In tlie matter of  the  ''Administration Act." aud in the matter of the Estate of Alexander  Joseph Mellado, deceased.  PUR SUANT to to the order  of Mr. Justice Gregory made in  the above matter and dated the  5th   day  of February   1912,   I  hereby offer for sale Lots 65, 67,  68, 73, and 74 of Section 61,  Courtenay Towusite,   iu Comox  District, Province of I.ntishCol-  umbia. upon tho following conditions:���������Offers    for ''.purchase  ,'hust be in  writing,   signed  by  the maker thereof and accompau  ied hy a certified' cheque for at  least teu per cent of the amount  offered,    Offers made  for'more  titan one parcel shall show   the  price offered for each and every  parcel aud shall   be  considered  separate and distinct tenders for  each aud every parcel therein  mentioned, any one or more of  which offers may be accepted *or  rejected by the undersigned,  The highest, or any tender not  necessarily accepted,  Sale subject to approvul of  Court. All offers must be addressed to P. Phillipps Harrison  Banister &c, Cumberland B. C,  and must be iu the hands of the  paid P. Phillipps Harrison on or  before the 10th day of March  Dated this 12th. day oi Vub���������  ���������wary 191a,  bR-UKO MELLADO  Administrator of the   Estate  of J. A, Mellado deceased,  ^iiiiuraiiunHiui. uuiiiuuiiuiwiu: uiiu  s  t  %  Are you insured? ���������  Is your life Insured?   ;  Is your home Insured?  Are Insured against sickness and  accident? ���������  WHO AM  I?  AM CREATED to sweeten, elevate aud  enrich, life. .  My voice reflects harmony���������heaven. -'  My virtues are supreme because I give all  and take nothing.  My years of usefulness are -unlimited;  My strength holds the tension of forty thousand pounds.  '  My frame is built from selected monarchs ot  mountain forest.  My tones vibrate ou German-made steel wire.  My fingering tips are carved from Tusks  grown in tropical jungles.  My action emhodies the best result of human  effort to obtain strength aud responsiveness.  My coat is made of hard wood���������mahogany,  beryl aud Circassian walnut.  No home is complete without that for which   -  I am created���������Music.  I   AM THE  PIANO  The GEO. A. FLETCHER Music Co., Nanaimo, B.C.  T. E. BATE,  Local Agent for Cumberland, B.C.  liability, Burglary ond Automobile Insurance.  for information write the   -  Vancouver Island  Insurance co���������  820 Fort Street      -      -      -      -      VICTORIA, B.C.  m  fi  W0  ������  &j������  Cook's Cotton Root Compound.  Atll  till  ....... torn.  acffroca  Too (pent Utf*.lt*i. Tonk, xxtid  pnlf  fv.r<j oil'o.uml Moiitlilv  ilUtftilatorflri whicli wnmon oan  "   " "  "  ttvivo  2rttoi������!|v-J|,  BoWU\U_.,. ._���������....  -' ������(Mion������tUr.No. i.$i; go. ft  l0aoin'O(**tMnav)i. |3t m.V,  nf  ��������� *n***l W** 1  per DOS'  or w_.  jNwjpamnMeL AililW'jjr'WB  fumgi  ���������wm  0_m  m  0  m  It  'A *-'  ID   _  1 iW ll  H  i  iii  ������  u__ R  c3������ ������  3  aa  f  a  t  4  euimoninw for the mows  ONLY ON lfi DOLLAR A YKAIL  NOTICE  Anyporeon or porsone, cutting,  romovitig or taking any MocltH,  tiiiihtii'orwoodfOfanydeRci'iptiodii  )������longinpr to tlm Wellington Col-  dory Co'y., or from or off tholimd  of tho said Conipniiy, or nnyoiif  tipping rtitbisli of any description  iiiiyvvltcro upr)ti the compatiy'i*  littid will ho prosecuted to tho full  extent of the law.  W. L, COULSON,  Gonoml Manngoi',  Welliiiffton Colliorv 0o,v.  1 NOTICE.  Ridiup; on locomotives and   mil  way oftrn of  tho  Union  Colliery  Company by any poreon  or per-  jon���������������except tnin crew-^hj dtrictly  prohfMted,   Employees  rre .uh**  ���������pft lodisniicHul for nllowiiitf ������nm>  Hy order  W. L, COULSON,  'General Maunder.  MOVING ?  Pianos and  Furniturk  Kreighr, Wood and Coal Hauled  INDEPENDENT  TRANSFER  RICHARDSON & IIAVWOOD  PHONE 5 7  Windermere Ave.  v s.l  Tiioh, \V. PArrKnso;.,   ���������  Lieutounnt-Oovoruor.  CANADA.*!  PHOVINOEov I.HITISH   COLUMBIA  GEOKGETUKFIFrH, ly the Ornco  or  God, of tlio United Kingdom of Great  Britain aad Ireland, and of thn BritisH  DomiuioDH beyond Iho Seas  KING,  Di-nader of tho Faitb, Empororof  India.  To all to whom these prc������*mte Blioll cum-  ���������GllUKl'INll.  w. j. J-owhnk,'    iurin_itKASnpp;i  Attoriioy-Oouornt ( ������������ oatipn li������>  beci made to flu Hcdoui* llto'Li.utenmt*'  Govoruor in Ocunoil, undur'Ue "Muuici  palltioB Incorporntion Act," by tbe Mutii  oipnl Counoll of tbe City of Oumberlind,  to extend tliolimitu of 1 lio Munioipulity,  in acconlancu villi a roolutinn pnwicd h\  two-thirds cf llio intinboiH thereof and  'ooufi.mod by u vole of thu elector, ij  TEN\)EUB will he received hy    Akd wiibkuan tboe������itHo������tof tbo o������nou  ORDKKS TAKKN  l-'OR NUT   COAL  ������<n������������w*������������-������������-���������. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������"'���������W;..*"  NOTICE.  tho tindciwgujed up to/noon April  let, llttS,'for l.H. hmlding of an  uddition to the Union and Coiiion  CHptriot IIo3pitul, Cumberland,  Plans and HpueilieatioiiH may be  fceon at Grant &,' MoimeoB' oilice,  aawmill. The lowoRt or any louder not necessarily nceopteil.  t\ J. Dnlhy, Secretary,  Every woman iu Cumberland  and vicinity should call aud see  the exceptionally large and  dnint v Khowliu*; of the vory InloBt  iii spring white-wear at The Hig  Store,  FOU.8ALK���������20 nerof. cf uu  cleared lund. '''"r .Milieu from  CiMuhorlnnd itud ono mi In fiom  Minto fioliool. 'Vpp'y Alex -Sotii*  crville, P. O, llox 4, Cii|iilH������r)iind,  I?, C.  of tn ro thnn oue-lu.lt i.i vulne of thu 1.11.  to Ix) included within tbo bomi-lurIon of tin  projiowd ixtouiion ufluoted thereby, una  who ure entitled to petition for ii co'p. ru?  tiouiNH Mun'oipulity, hu l)jcn obUiurd  at n pull lie).I under (lie provlNloni of  flictioii 10 tf tba raid Aot;  Now know vu.tli-.efore, thnt by-vlitut-  of tho uuliiiiiy ot.utniied iH the ������nid  '*Vlunleipiil>iii'H Incorporation Aot," Wide Iieinby prouliiim tlut tlio UmitH of tin*  Crporu'lon of tho Ci������y of Oiimb.rUtid  ���������ball ho . nd thoy hoia'iy no ext nded frun  the Int dny of Jiiiimry, .012, ho a. to he  elude Blook Ono, Lot Ouo, and Blook 11,  Lots Ouo, T vi; Tnrui'i and Four, IioIiik *  Hulidiviuiouof purl of Lot Twenty-rne,  NeUoii Din'riot,  In Tiwimonv .Vhhiwii?, Wc lmvo onuecd  tin ho. Our Lcitlern to bo muc'o IV011,  nud tlio Uioat Mrnl of Our .ind 1'rov.  lino to 4.0 iurouttto mlued,  Wir.vKii., J ������ in ilunour .Tiiomak Wiijwk  I'ati'Khon, Monti iMUt-Ouv.rrjur i<(nur  void Province of Itritiib (3<lu|)ibii, in  Our City nt Vluluii., thia tw������nty Uni  xhy nt Doo intor, in 1I10 ie*r 11 Our  I. rd 1 ue tli-'utui.d ui 0 liuiidred ind  eleven, linden tho u'eo t\ jcsir ������f Our  rt'i������n.  By Command,  HKNItY RHSON YOUNO,  J'lovincial Secretary,  NOTICE is herebya  after date i intend toaji]  able Minister oi Lands  prospect (or conl and pel  foieshorc and  under  lands in and opposite t\  scribed lands situate ia]  ��������� C0n_m._k.in3   at a pc  seat beach at hijjli waietj  tersectioa of .Sect ions 14]  ship 2, rort   McNeill  ihence north 55 ohains  bijjh water mark on liejl  McNeill Harbor; tlitnclj  shore line to inter-sec.!,  and 24. Township 2, itje^  rlnins more or less in  on south <t������oi*e of I'ort, 1  thenoe westerly alg������^  of conimenceinen_,v   i(iy{  Dated this ist <__/y ������f ffl  1       ��������� -���������������--_---_-_____-y<.  NOTICE-'is bfirebyiij  next ineniiag  of  U10 .  Ccmmis.ioii-'S of th6 :  la. d,    I    iniend   t>  renewal uf tbe hotel iiuej  for the New. Ed gland He  the en.t half of lot 3, iu !  land lowieite.  JAMI  Da'ed this 7'h day of Nc  RUPEltT LAND:(  Li'mxt icfc of Ui  TAKK notice ifaat Va  of Vancouver, B. 0-.  i teuds 10 nppiy for ^eil  chase the followii g d scij  m< nemg at at a p _t pla  mile north nnd 40 chnii  coruer of Sec-ion 4, T..wj  n<r'b 80cbain������, tbonoaj  ��������� li6L.ce sont-180 chain*',,!,.  oLaina to place o! odinmeij  ���������ur (540 acres, in th ������r lei  Scribed on po t EML^I   , E_vp_oi_A-3Lv}-"_3  Dini  Dated December llth, lpj  KUPEKT LANp|  / DiBtrie:of Rt3  TAKB  JOriCK    that!  tf'ark    Dr.urn,   of   J_p������  married woman, iuteuds  im'ssion to purchase the frl  ed landft ���������C >-niiieuo'u|! ai  ���������-t .oi.th weat. con er cf Sfq  ehip 0, thelih north   SO  eut 80 chainp,   thenoe   **.  tluncf webt 80 (jlmitis-o pi  ment. coi-taining 040 noretf  Scribed on post A,E,0,j  Ainci.Aif)R fc_.Ti:n 1  Uai]  Da'od D-COiiibor 19th, llil  UU^BUT LANl|J  District of H|  TAKE notice   0|  ClmrlbsBjeBof VflrieJ  Broker intends fo a|  mifleion to purchaee  described lands:.���������(^  a pest planted at j  Section 18k, Town������l  ion 18,Tojvn8hip20;j  ohaine, thenco soul  thence wtet *J0 choinil  BO c,lmii.t<; tl.onco cue  thenco north JO chnii1  ���������10chninv, thenco norjj  pmcoof c6mmoii(ci.,ci  6*10 ucrfcH (nine or le. j  i_������i-*tloi. pofiiHC]  ilftilMONIJ ClIAtU  ������������������-.-DanOl  Dkled December 19,Iii  KUl'KRT LAND J  Diatriot of li  TAKK NOTIOK U111I  nf KinKbiimlon. NY, eonJ  npply for pot-.ul.Hlou to J  lowini(dofoi'ihod liiodw:���������(T  t I> Ht pluutiil '.'   Illi'Oi 1  .outh ciiHt corner of Rioiil  '.0, ibi'iHto wu<-t 60 ohaliiM  80 e'liilna,  thenco fl������ht kyl  mi' liHOcbuiuHtopliooir  a������M<tiiiuiiii| (UOi._i.!H, ninrtj  Hjrltied on iiohI ������A)'e N|  Kowaiii) UvkI  Diiitr  I.itul noiombtr lOtli, 10iy  O. H TAR  HIGH GRADE  And ell K1TCHKN \\  Sportsmen!  Illltl  General Harl  ��������� .* ".-ft r������  * * -c* ���������?   *���������*-**.  3.IIE 3TEWS. "CXJMBERL'AND, H_'&  Although Folks Thought His Tn.3  Had Caiie.  KiS    ALARMING    SYMPTOMS.  What Happened to His Wife, tht  Tramp, th������ Cat, et ol.���������But His Un-  precented Attack Proved tb Be Only  a Temporary Seizure. *  By M. QUAD.  (Copyrlslit.   1911,   by   Associated  Literary  Pices. 1  TIEN* Mr. Bowser came up  from tho ollleo the other  evening he had nn air about  lilm that puzzled Mrs. Bow*  eer. He was quiet and subdued and  yet not sorrowful. lie was dignified  nnd yet pleasant. Uo had found tlie  gale open, but he did not mention the  fact, tie had noticed un old can ou  the steps, where somo boy had thrown  It. but hi? did uot Jump up and down  und lake un about it.  Al the diiiucr table be praised the  coffee and steak und suggested to Mrs.  Bowser tbat the cook's wages be raised. A tramp called while dinner was  In progress and talked loudly and impudently to the cook at the door. Mrs.  Bowser expected to see a rush on Mr.  Bowser's part, followed by n body bo-  i-.ii: heaved over the fence, but nothing  ���������THr.N-T.-EI_-TinB-.'<CA UTER���������TQ--__*CQOR-~  AaiTvou."'  of ihe kind took place. A big sand-  wh'li ;ind a dlmo In cash were sent out  to the tr:im[i.  "You will have lo order coal tn tbe  morning." said Mrs. Bowser after a  bit.  '"Very well, my dear."  No'springing up and shouting (hat  Bhe had been selling tho coal out of  spile--no charges that It had been  poked down ralholes In the cellar.  "During lhe rain today I saw that  the kitchen roof leaked."  "I will have a man up hero tomorrow."  No roaring nnd shouting. No declaring that Mr.. Bowser had been  galloping around on tbo roof In order  to do nil the damage possible. Not a  word about being on the road to tliu  poorhouse.  "In cleaning house today the cook  somehow broke a rocker off a .chnlr."  "'It luid been loose for u long time,"  inld Bowser.  Mrs. Bowser was pertui'hocl. Tbnt  ���������wasn't tlio way for Mr. Bowser to act.  He was a Hon Instead of a lamb. Had  be heard of tho death dl" n roliitlve.  Ilnd souk* doctor lold lilm that both  Jungs were gouuV Had lie lost a lot  of money'.  On a M'oalon of Peace. ��������� ,-  Mr. Bowser usually drops bis napkin  on tlio (loor and shoves his cluilr bad;  Willi n scrape when a meal In tinlslied,  but on this occasion lhe napkin, was  rolled und the cluilr gently handled as  he .|iiii'ily (Mild;  "1 nm going out for a llille while  this 'evening, and I hope yon won't lii-  lonesome."  "ilolny; in a club';"  "No, I have nlimit concluded Ihat  It's n wry Hellish thing for n husband  fn belong in three oi* I'niii* clubs, ills  place of an evening Is home* wllh Iih  wife. I Jusl wnut to walk around n  bit."  "If you nre Ih (rouble, lot ine know."  "No (rouble, dear.'' I.vi'.yihlug Is  O.K." -  Mr. Bowsi-i'hadn't been drinking root  beer. iiud^liPi'o was nothing In *|||..  bearing lo show11 hat ho was losing bis  mind, but Mm Bowser followed lilm  to tho door nud wondered If she would  ���������ver mm lilm ullvo. iigiilu,,    .  On ihu comer was a trnnip ...waiting  to .strike Roinn ouo for a dimn. lio  Started for Mr. Bowser, hut. rccognl/,-  f ri tr lilm. fell buck to (he fence Two  month*, ago-ho had 'rung tlio front  doorbell io iislt for old elm lieu and had  boon dinned ten. blocks, . (.;,-  "Old you wish to ..pc-iili to me'i" f������%*  ed Mr. Bowki'I' ns hu hailed. &,,,-.,  "Nopo." ^  ".mi nit* mini iip'-"  "I'm on my upper.*."  "Whllo you look lined up, yon nt thn  Minn tlmo strike mn uu nn TionoHt  Minn."  "I'm nil Hint, r.lr."  "Then tnko thii .runeler to onroirngo  fo������*"  The Tramp'* Cotlnp.e.  Tlio trnmp fell baeji ngi.lnst the f.niro  mul gasped and choked, nnd It waa  fully five mlnutrH before ho could bead  for the snloon on lhe corner  j Mr Bowser'H,family druggist stood  . at hi* mora door fin got ready to wny  touu Uiliif.   menu,   u  the   two  li������v������  never been in agreement, aD<_ lio was  thrre'fore knocked cut wheu Mr. Bowser extended his hand and said:  "xXc don't want to lose ono of the  best druggists in ihe city, but we are  golug to nominate and elect you to the  legislature. You are a gentleman, sir.  and an honest man. 1 shall tako off  my coat aud work for your election.-" '  Tbo druggist was loo dumfounded  to reply, nnd Mr. Bowser weijt ou. At  tho uext corner ho slipped and Jostled  an old woman with a basket. Sho had  opened her mouth to give him fits  when off came bis hat aud ho bowei'  nijjd said:  "Lndy, 1 beg of you to excuse iho ac-'  cident. it was unavoidable ou my  part."  "Lady!" she echoed. "The good man  tako* me for a duchess," said the woman to herself ns Mr. Bowser passed on,  "but he's kind hearted aud a gentleman, and I won't hurt his feelings by  calling him back and explaining that I  do family wash by the dozen and don't  use any acid lo loosen up tho dirt."  Cheering tho Copper.  On the corner was a policeman. Uo  had a downcast took, and Mr. Bowser  walked up to hlrn and said:  "I think there- are enough of ua  around hero lo get you promoted to  roundsman."  "But-but"���������  "And then to a scrgennrey. We have  had our eyes on you for some time, and  wo like the way you do your duty."  "Iftit six weeks ngo, because 1 had  io Jerk a drunk around miner lively,  you threatened to have mc bounced."  "Just my impulsive way, you know.  Didn't mean n. thing by it Dope to  see you captain In a year from now.  Continue right on. my good friend."  Tho next was the dairyman. Uo had  been told that Mr. Bowser bad cbargj  cd hlrn with selling sour milk and other grave things, and his Jaw was set  and he was ready for a row' when  there came an extended hand and the  words:  "Good evening, Brown - Glad to seo  you looking so chipper. Was to!di today that you were never so prosperous. Thai's rlgbt: that's right. Best  cream, milk and butter In the town. I  wouldn't order from any ono else."  "But yon said-1 sold sour milk for  sweet."  'Toob. man. pooh. Little joke of  mine. Don't mind It. Hope to see you  nlderman of lhe ward uext spring."  Not a Case For an M. D.  When Mr. Bowser got back home ho  wns more smiling nud good uatured  than ever. As he sat with tho cat in  his lap and stroked her back and called  her fond names Mrs. Bowser was trying to figure things out. She suggest-  r<HlT,Mnyer~teirrbuO^  She hinted that' ho might go around  and see tho family doctor and ask him  what he thought of Taft's vetoes, but  lhe seed fell on barren soil.  Mr. Bowser- continued to bo good.  Ills smile didn't come off, He hugged  the cat and bade her good night as he  went to bed, and ho didn't cuss n cuss  when his collar button bothered fer  five minutes. There was n lear In Mrs.  Bowser's eye when she fell asleep. She  might wake up a widow, But she  didn't. She awoke (o happiness ond  to lhe real living, breathing Bowser,  who wns out of bed and exclaiming in  his good old hearty way:  "By the great horn spoon, but you  must have got up iu the night nnd  thrown my socks out of the window to  a trump! I've looked around formore'ii  an hour, uud I can't Iind hole or .'.air  of ihem."  "Why; you've got 'em on your feet,"  replied Mrs, Bowser us a gird smile  enmo to her face.  PONY ON THE FARM.  He's an "Anioosin' Little Feller," but  > Also Useful.  Only the farmers who own ponies  realize--how much thoso littlo animal-  do toward making farm life easier. As  n rule, the Shetlaud is too small to ba  of much use, but when It is crossed  with a larger breed the result is ������  strong, vigorous pony that not only  can furnish fun for the children, but  can do enough work to more than pay  for ita board aud care. Unltko the larger work animals, a pony cau be used  for light tasks when It Is a yearling  und thus become proQ table when very  young.  A pony requires very little feed. One  -that was pastured on n medium sized  lawu had all It could do to keep the  grass trimmed. If the animal is put  out to browse in fence corners or along  the road he will forage for himself until late In the fall nnd will require very  little feed even when shut up in bad  weather. 1 f there is no room in the  barn a rough shed will furnish shelter  ������  600D Sl'ECIUEX OF PONT.  i" A VARIEGATED MENU.  Prom th* Italian Point of VJaw Only  - However.  In the downtown district of Chicago  thero is a restauraut which makes a  specialty of serving a business men's  luncheon ot an unusually low price,  the meal consisting of ment, a cup of  coffee and a side dish of vegetables..  Ouo of tne customers of the place  became indignant because macaroni  had been served as a side dish every  day for a week. Calling the manager,  tho aggrieved.customer said:  ��������� "John, you have macaroni here tot  often, and It"��������� ,  "You nre right, sir; quite right,'*  agreed the manager.  "I don't want to pose as a kicker,"  explained the customer, "but"���������  "Say no more about It. I"beg,", entreated the manager. "I'll have It  changed,at once."  Then he called lo the head waiter,  aud said:  "Tell tho chef he has macaroni too  often. Tomorrow wo will mako a  change. We-will have spaghetti."���������  Popular Magazine.  An Embryo Humorist.  Willie-Mny   1  go  and  play  now,  ma?  Mother--What!   Willi those holes In  your trousersV  ��������� 'Willie���������No; with the boy next doer.  -Bostou Trnnsorlpr.  That'a Different.   "I don't believe in luck," snld the  optimist.  "Then how do you nccount foe (ho  success of other people?" nsked tho  pessimist.-Philadelphia lit.conl;./'  0  l.,������..<>tn*Ht������������-.t������*'....������..������..������'.*..������������������'.������..<HtH(..������,,|������������  ..o  Th. Clhrnry Hojj.  "Book- will soon be printed on  metuI leaves," says Me, Kdlson.  Which I-i n lion I the only way to  get abend of Ilie bonk borrower who innrjiH his pineo by turn-  lug down a cornel'.-- Deliver Ito-  publican.  3-������..i*.t..t-������������������fc"i.,������..������.-������..������.  ���������r*"0  II ni  y/,-r_e, - ���������  "Why nre yQii*,'j.<Mlo*,v nlionrtod'.  Miss Mmiiiii.������'f'eji'('t'cil iion'i"  '���������Wi'll.^'^Jtactly."   '." ," '���������  "Wbnlpo ymVnii'iin'f"     ���������  "Hor fiitlier Iinu."-Buffnl6��������� Expri. s'l  ;.t. *  -^lf.Dronm'a Cain* Tftie,'/  _l  Jf-drewiiiH.e/ijnn true  f Whnt Khi-iiUI -.wo do'/  Well, t for ono  ���������'���������'���������   ���������'���������,.'  v.hum ti*,.vvi i>',..iie lint  An.\ .Vi iiiviiiH loir*  1'iirmllnn In tny un<ltr_hlrt,  *., And now und ll'inn  I'd milrilo men  Jtyr.iMlt_lMili.il;  In-ill" 1'l.v'   ;���������  ���������V\f  A  ,.  .'"*.  klck-im uiy t-wolieeln tog-Mhoi  Then pfi-.fill.ly , '"  S'oii'd m*> poor If!���������>  Htntid on my h-eii  On i.'iir.o oiio'h nont  And ilinr-tt well-. :  Tho "Curfew Hlfnll Not l.!n������T������  l.'.Uhl"  .. .        ���������    * ..  And Ihere'a nn ilnnht  Hotn������ PVPiiIng out  You'd i.������o mo nl Ir  Sortie thi.tiler s  By i.*f<ln������ the.a  Arrayed*In my pajomm f������tf.  T-pon the whole, 'iwUi m������ nnd yon,  'Tl������ well our dream., don't nil como tru*-  ���������iiirt'.-r'a Wftwltly.  enough, with coarse litter for bedding  and a little hay for the pony to eat.  There is great danger in- overfeeding,  yet the faithful little animal should  not be starved. Ponies at times like  chopped apples or carrots and other  vegetables, aud these will help lo keer  them ia fine condition. It is seldom  necessary to feed grain to a pony.  We havo a little wagon, bought nt a  sale for almost nothing, to which the I  pony is hitched nearly  every  day  lu J  busy seasons, and -the children  ilui-  take a hand In the -work, says a writer  _lii._Countr.y__Gentlpmi._n'. They. _c_o_u_l_d  not manage tbo work horses, for these  are heavy nnd headstrong, but the  pony is fun for them. It Is u common sight to see them in the pony cart ]  going after walnuts or boards or to the  truck patch for potatoes,-corn, tomatoes or melons nnd on a thousand aud  one other errands that are known only  to farmers.  It la nlso profitable to raise a pony  colt each year, for, considering the cost  of keeping them, the little animals sell  almost ns well ns horses. A yearling  pony mare brought $00 at our sale, and  the entire cost of raising nnd keeping  hoe did not exceed $20. Though no  busy farmer wants to give his entire  time to the pony business, yet a pony  of two (o sell each year moans n neat  little sum and ono that represents very  little labor, (lentlc ponies, well broken  to the saddle and the cart, often sell  for ns much ns $U<0 (o SluO, but  they uro not yearliiigu There Is not  nn nul.mil on the I'nem which, to say  nothing of the delight.thnt It gives to  the children, will bring larger return*,  year after year and causo so littlo  trouble and expense ns n (julet, gentle  pouy mure. v  ALL\'FROM_ONE FARM!  Lool.a ��������������� if Missouri tAan Hold, the  World's Record,  At the fourth annua) farm product  nnd live istock show here, Bays n  Iloldon (Mo.i dispatch to the Kiiiu.ns  City S.tir, AJi'H. ,). It, 'Slielton' mndo an  exhibit of farm products raised on her  hiisbnnd'a furm, noethwesl of Iloldon,  which Included while corn, , yellow  corn, popcorn, mveut April, Knfllr corn,  Irish potntot'i., sweet' polaloes, cabling!., cggpliuil, carrot, imrsnlp, beet,  turnip, salsify, chicory, eadlsh, horse  radish, leek, onion, garlic, kolilrnlil, tc*  iiiato, ground t berry, r'antiihiiipe, wn*  iiMiiH'Uin, ciicuinbor, gourd, neon*,, walnut, hickory uni, peanut, 'rod linwlc,  hhiclc linwlt, wild grape, pieplant, up*  ���������jile������ (two viirlutlt'si,- penclies (livo vn*  rli'tlexi, pen en, -nuliici.; pon-liiimon,  cnniii'd rod riiHpboeein.., blnck enspher*  rli'M, grapes, I'liiu'rlcHi-^JiliickhorrlcH,  gooHOhoeeluH and utetiwhoi'iii'H, iiHpiien-  gu.., biigc. catnip, liorolioiuid, wnx  vui.uu.3, grifyn-'hwiiw, lliiia ' beiiim, but*  (Vir bennsj*;.iou|. hen iih, ciihIoi* bniinn,  col-fen invw. cowiienw Rood, gnrdoii  pciiH poftVWlQii send, tmiHtned fseutj,  Hplmirh-j.mul, canliiloiipe���������.soed," wnter*  melon Mid,'pumpkin seed, turnip need,  M .I.!.-*!, ft',...,',.,. i. .,,,,1 ���������**��������������������� i. - .-.,;... i,  ���������*-!e(>d.''fltfifi.hy l!ni'f>d. ham. Itu'd. tmUnr.  milk, * oufbi, Kiignr Hitu>, sunflower,  iiiuVlitaVp. "liiillm, hyacinth bulbil, sill*  ���������tiiiin.tjvi'i'iiiitiiiii. roues, cnriiiilloii, fol!*  ngo plnmji'owpiiii liny uud twelve vn-  rieiles ylm clover   irniss   and   fonge  Obliterating tho Color Line.  Polndexter was Michael's understudy and first assistant gardener. The  lat ter. a jovial Irishman, was'above  the average in many'ways und was  superintendent of the lawn and general utility man nbout the place. Fond  of a Joke, he could appreciate a good  ono even at his own expense.  There whs no question whatever ns  tp tho nationality of Michael's Sene-  gambian cohort, as hewas called. The  word "black" did nol do justice" to  Polndexter's complexion.  One day Michael said lo him, "Poiii-  dextcr, they say if ye give a nigger a  watermelon to eat he' cau 116 in tho  hottest sun nil day nnd never get sun-  struck, nor even feel the heat"  "No. suh; no, suh. Dat ain* sol'? expostulated Polndexter. "De sun af-  fecks niggers jes* do same as tt- does  you or me."���������Woman's Home Companion.  SUBMARINE WRECKERS.  May  Device For Recovering Treasure  Be Used to"Dredge Oysters.    .  A. tiQtfr .type.of subtnarine wrecking  vessel recently built in.England for  the recovery of sunken bullion and  specie may also be utilized as an oyster dredger*. The most interesting  part of tho plant Is the Submarine  tube and working chamber. The former, built of steel plating, is hinged  within the hull of the surface vessel.  It Is five feet in diameter aud nlnety-  fivo feet long. Water ballast compartments are provided on either side,  and there is a passageway down which  tho operators may walk when the'  working compartment is on the bottom.  The working compartment, nlso built  of steel plating, is nbout eight feet  across, with large doors opening out  from Its bottom nnd with provision fot  the admission of compressed air. The  bottom door mny bo opened, and the  compartment may bo hauled to any  desired position by the use of anchor  lines.   ,  Tho working chamber Is fitted wllh  observatiou ports for investigation of  (lie bottom of the sea, which latter io  lighted up by searchlights carried  within the chamber.   In working en ,������  The Weaker Sex.  Woman is noted foi' her. curiosity,  but she never buys foil wrapped  cigars.  She Is noted for her love of trading  stamps, but she doesn't buy off-brand  tobacco to obtain the' profit sharing  certificates.' . -  Shells ridiculed for her fondness for  bargains.- but she doesn't play the  penny machines.  She is snld to be foolish about dress,  but she Isn't addicted to the wearing  -of-no-spnce-collars*,  Sho plays bridge, but the roulette  wheel Is not ono of her failings.  She is unwise, but It is generally the  man who proposes marriage.  She can't see a Joke, but she Isn't  one.-.Tudgc.  Dramatio Note.  "Myrtle is next door to being on the  stnge."  "Has she quit the notion counter?''  "Yes, and  now she's cashier  lu n  moving picture show.   Ain't It funny  how  Rome people  get  ahead  In  thu  world!"���������Buffalo Express.  Speaking of the Irish Player*--*  L. Doyle, 2b,  Mel tines, lh.  O'Toole. p,  Moriarlty, 3b.  Sweeney, c,  ��������� i',  Duo Ian, ss.  Doiilln, cf.  ��������� Murphy, rf.    ".���������������'",  Mngee, If. '���������'  McGrnw, m'gr.  -New Vork Mall.  No Commenti From Hubby.  "Whin a freakish hnt. Mnbcll. What  flo yon suppose your husband will say-  when ho sees It?"  "He won't dnro *ny n word, He's  wearing one of those ftir/.y felt things  himself."���������Detroit Frco Press.  Immaterial.  WltECKEU AND OYSTER DREDriE.  stationary wreck the chamber and tube  would be moved preferably by anchor  linos, but when a search for a wreck-  or  other  object  Is   being   made , the  chamber wll! either be suspended clear  of the  bottom  and the surface hull  wllh its submarine tulieand chambei  lowed by a tug, or the chamber will,  be   lowered   to   the   bottom   and   lhe  'whoie~piaiitr"surface���������niid"subiuerged,"  moved by means of a heavy mechanically driven tractor wheel project In?  through the chamber and resting upon  the bottom.  This last: will be the method of progression, adopted., when the system In  used In the pearl fisheries, for which  the plant is particularly-well adapted.  The il lustra I ion shows the compartment fitted wllh two largo mechanically operated rakes hinged, one on  each side, at the nxls of-lhe chamber.  This type of machine would lie used  on bottoms that nee fairly clear of  rocks, and the nielhod of cleaning up  oyster ground mny be likened to that  of n reaper cleaning up a wlicnlfteld.  Tho working comportment Is wheeled  back nnd'forth over the oyster beds  in pnenllcl lines, When the enkes becomo tilled the submarine compartment Is stopped, the enkes nre rotated  nnd elevated by machinery within the  subiunelno working clmnilier, nnd the  oysters nee dumped Into n car which  I'liiis on mils on the top nud pides  of the tube, ns shown. Tlie_-Ciie being  filled, It in lm'uh'd to the surface and  dumped of Its loud,  "   ���������  points^  for  Mothers  -,*  Clothes Suggestions.     ' .  . '  The fancy for frock's of two fabrics  is one that the little house mother wh������  'has to nurse carefully a minute lacom������  finds qulto Invaluable.  Small girls grow '  out of their garments, and, no matter  how delighted ono may;bo to see'tU������ _.  children growing big aud healthy, the.r������  '  Is another aspect not to.be neglected,  which Is almost equally appalling. The  sleeves run up tlie Utile arms, the-skirt  .  stops short at a poiut which mammas  strongly disapprove, and tho waist becomes tight enough to suit a fashion-  ablo young lady Instead of an energetic schoolgirl. .   *.,  ITapplly at present two small frocki  may be made Into one large, If need*  he, or a pleco of new material may ha  ingeniously Incorporated withlhedeestf  Hint has become too little for its wearer. ' '      . -  In the former case take one of th������  frocks to uso ns the under robe and,  having unpicked nnd ironed It, use tli*  lower part of the skirt mounted either  plnln or tucked upon a fouudi-tlon.  Tho upper pnrt of tills same skirt will  make the "top of the .corsage aud  sleeves. Trom the second frock cut  awny the bodice part and lift up tht  skirt so that lfc iforms a corselet and  tunic; cut round foot and hem Iu wUM  scallops. If there Is not enough material the upper part abovo the waist  lino may be cut from the sleeves.  If fresh material is used either tht  new part may make the tuulc and  bodice, whllo the old is utilized for tha..  hem. the collar, tho belt and sleeves,  or vice versa, a vest or plastron being  Introduced'to relieve the tightness of  the corsage. A striped or spotted material shouldv be used to go-with ths  old fabric: and with this, novel trim- ���������  mlng the Utile girl will feel as if Bht  had quite a new frock. -   '*  Economy of Concrete Bridges.  * In tho.caso of n steel lieldgo the labor nnd iiuilerlnl nro seldom found In  tlio locality In which the lirldgo In  built, wherein. In Iho coiitsleucllon of  n 'concrete bridge .most, of the' labor  nnil iniitorlnlrt. mny be obtained Ht.lli'o  slln. and the geoniei* pnrt of llio money  expended fnr tho beldgeroinnliis In the  community, Thin In nslde from the  cast of niiilnloniiiieo und nppenpelnte  i-OKlgn, which nee ciillrely In favor of  concrete. It would be moro economical.'under certain' f-lrciiuislnnren to  pny from ono nnd it Imlf to (wo tlnioH  n������ .Hindi In'llr nt cont for n conceetn  bridge ns ono of Rteol, There In good  reiiMon to bellovo that. (IiIh eopiimcntH  llio bIIiiiiIIoii iih it peri ill iih to lliu iiver-  ngo bridge Instead of being the excep-  (Ion. How vnstly more-economical to  uho concrcto where tho ooki dues not  exceed Hleol, which Iiiih fiwiuonlly  been tho cimii In-tunny Bectliins ofjlio  coil ii try, In somo IiisIihiccm' bld-i for  concrete hoing lower Hum for ittoe!.���������  Commit Age. '  Teach Children Care of Nails.  If the little girl's linger nnlls nre filed  for her once a week sho may easily be  taught to otherwise wire for her hand.. -  acid nails. Children should be taught  that the care of the hands is a necessity. 'Many persons think-thnt tha  bnnds of a child do,not become soiled  as much as those of an older person.  ,___tt_,lhey_do__indeed.__more_ so. ���������TU-l   hands, nit hough washed frequently, are  not cleansed any too often. The school  books, pens, pencils, papers or toys  I hoy handle are frequently covered'  with tiny germs, nnd no mother makes  n mlstnko who impeesses upon her children tho importnnce of bodily .cleanliness. After a few months' practice  with young children bnblts of cleanliness should be so well established Hint  the mother's care cnn be lessened by  having ench child do ns much as she  cnn herself, tho mother thereafter making mi inspection.  Every two' weeks a young ��������� child  should hnvo her hnlr nnd scalp thoroughly shampooed, And If at nny time  ���������the little ouo should be so un.ortunnte  ns to hnTG her hend Infected us tbe  .result of too close contact with a child  whose hend und hnlr nre uot clean  keep tho Iltllo one homo from school  for n week. Purchase tlncturo of larkspur from any druggist, su turn to tliu  head nnd hnlr the tlrst .evening nnd  wrnp up the hend with an old towel to  protect the bcdclotlilriB. Tho next day  chnnipoo Iho head well with cnatilt  sonp nnd wnfni wnter. Tho third day,  to )iinl.'o sure nil destruction has taken  plhce, fiiilurnte the.liend onco ognJn,  and on the followlug'dny give the hend  iiiiother'gonoriil slmrapoo,  "I wnnl n livo cont lonf of bread,"  ���������'White or brown'."  "Ellher will do; \fn for n blind mnu,"  -Fllegeiidu Winter.  I������l.'int,-,*J'-  ������_.___a-__.     -  rl0*$i4n  * Cnre of the Potnto Pits,  r.oolf'tfftoi* tho pits whero potnlow  /ind the llko nre stored, nud mnke Mini  Hint there Is enough cnith or litter on  Mien) fo [il'olect Hie contents 'from Hie  oldest went lior. Neglect may ciiu_������  ���������-i'1'loun lo-.-.,  ���������> ..  ���������*������ The miccwmfnl   farmer - mint "  '.', hnve fcrtlh.  brnlni nn wrll nn ![  ���������j fertile fields.                                <<  I i������*<>iH_������������id.4>������������44Mir44-C������44><t>4i4iiw.4>i,4_*  Honors,  CiiNlnmer-I didn't wo nn your car  won any prlr.o In thut inco. Whut are  you blowing nbout V  Atllo ..uiilor-Hlr. wc Iind n higher  percent ngo of drivers finish nllvi. thnn  nny other (InnI���������fuck.  J|!l of All Trades,  filio-Mnnd In very montll*. Not  only run kIio write n poom, but iho  cnn nlso mnko n pudding.  IIo-l Hlnwoly hope her pudding*  nro better (bnn Ipr i>uom������, - Ilo.tou  tfri&tcrin*  Automatlo Train Btop.  Tlm noiv itiitoHiiille Mop of two Eng-  ILsh iiivcntoi'M In ureiiuiftd to hIiuI. off  tlio Blciini of n locomotive-And npply  tlio. vacuum brnUo without nld, from  oil hoe onglneor or flreiniin. An Inclined  plnno l:i dxod between tlio rnllH, nnd  ulicn thu nigunl In bet nt dtitigor Uuu  Inclined plnno In so ruined tlmt It  coined In contact wltli'n lever In tho  oiigln<S thnt Beta on tlio Bteraii regulator and iipplIcH the liriilcon throughout  ��������� i., i ..* i,,     ������,   i <    ,   i        i   na  broil shown Hint u trnln could bo  quickly brought to a stop In n fog or  Ktofin hid lng the liiuinl idgnnls.  Properties of Ambergris.  The CRsentlnl chnrtictorlstlc of nm-  borgrl.s Is llio poin!triitliig uud peculiar  odor, similar lo thut of immli.   11 In ro  powerful nnd eo diffusive in Its per-  ftimo Hint tho moRt nilnuto qiintitlty  1 when mingled with nny other iitrong  |scent Is  Ht 1 tl  perceptible,    Ita chief  component Is n fntty mntter cnlled  nml-rein, which fn got by boiling tu-  ,l>u-������.U lu atcoUol.  Amusement For the Little Polk.  .Thero 'nro .moro children mndo linp-,���������  py iu the viiciillon days nnd liblldiiyn  by pn per dolls Iiiiui by nny other  menus, Pa per dolls cnn bo mnmifiic-  iii rod out of (lib pictures In a fnshlon  linpor, ninl there nro plcturo bookn that  kIiow not only children, but even grown  fol las, Thone cnn bo pasted In. Hcenp  hookx und nrrnngod by tho chlldrort  under tho direction of their oldoVn nnd  nro fnn'lnnllng, Bonietlines tho uiiign-  zincs, too, hIiow lovely pictures of ���������  Iioiiho decorations, pictures of porch  fiienlshtngH nnd drawing room nofas  nnd chiiln, nnd n big hlnnk book, ������  pnlr of mcIsroi'm nnd como panto will  help llio littlo ones to huvo thole 'papor  Iioiikcs nernngoit ticcordtng to tho best  method In which thoy nro planned In  dainty homeu, TIiIh typo of papor cut-  (IngjH not only useful in koophig llltlt  oiieu employed, but serves to help them,  too, In tholr Mrst ohseevnlton of order  In a home,  ������" mnu .i    -- -   i ���������  , ������       ���������- ' 1' .,' * * !"  How te Clean Hair Ribbons.  plbbon������-tho chtldron's hale ribbon*  tspeclnl.y-.-nro oxcellmitly cleaned In.  ii I mill of snnnHiidH nnd (.n'tiollno* iind  then stretched tight on n marble or  Kliiss sheet nnd left to dry. To rt-  movo tho Iltllo wrlnklos brush tho ribbon crosswise with n soft brush after  It Is ou the mneblo or glass. Tlio ribbon needs to-bo'very wot or It will  not hl'icii ngnny tu viie kunia-o ot tut  uihrbto or glass, and this drying In I  glued down wny Is whnt takes thf  placo of Ironing, A hot Iron should  never bo not on silk of any kind. Then,  should always bo u soft cloth or llssut  paper between tho Iron nnd the silk.  Children's Parlies.  Wonirn noted for litlng isuer.Mful  hosto-MOs sny that thoy bpllovo In giving children's partieft, Hint nothing  brlnji* out tho boyn nnd girlst no woll  ami that nothing mnko* ihem ro soli  Iio-gcxsed nml ho well able to undue  *.tnxii������ imclt other.  i  ���������  ___���������  ���������ii.-n:-'*f!-T������*<i,ln,-?'*'"'i. ������������������wr,*-*-."-  ^'-i--.^>>;^  ?������*  .    :���������* ���������"���������*���������-���������-. -C   %\'-  -v ,THE NEWS,/CUMBERLAND, B. C.  4  -*ii,_-  f  IN THE  By _. G, MOBERLY .'  - Author of  ._     v      f  "Dan and Another," "A. Tangled  ���������   Web,"    "Sin of Alison  Deer-   -  Ing,"  etc.,  etc, '  ward; lock-& ccf.. limited:  London, Melbourne and   Toronto.  (Continued...  Conscience played a small part   in  any of Mr. Sonnies', transactions,   aad  ��������� <_xpcdioncy still counselling silence, he  -looked straight into tho oilier man's  frank eyes and.said quiolly,���������  "There will be no dlfflcuity   whatever in -your securing your, property  .and the signature consisted oi t..-. uno'  word "Mary." ~_  '"  j ' Each letter in turn" liovo tlio same  .'characteristic, and tho lawyer" scanned  ithem-with'growing impatience.   Love  (letters did not appeal to.him, nor were ,  they of the sligbest use at.this mom-.  cut.    Some of them wero appealing,.  some merely lender; in one or two' the ���������  writer implored the' recipient to let ]  her $ee more of- him, to be [more wit'.i i  jh'er; hut on none was" any; address or.  1 even aiiy date, and- all .were v signed j  .with- tliat one'  non-committal   name  ���������j.'.'Mary."   ;     '     .  I "Women are fools I", the lawyer ex-!  'claimed, his impatience at last finding  "relief'in;speech, "fools.- No date, no!  signature, nothing- but froth,and-vague- j  ness. No wonder the man whom the I  precious ;ilary' loved got tired of her.  and hor folly! No wonder ho .did noti  wish to have lier with him! "But tlio j  whole lot of letters is useless io me, i  Utttrly useless. Thero aro Uiousaiuls*  et Marys in the world, and'Ihove is  nothing tc show the relationship, bet-j  ween this one and Gcorgo .Hernoslcy. j  Pah !" With the scorn.ul ejaculation ���������  lie ilung tho last loiter down upon the  that you are Sir George's undisputed  ��������������� Jj8^ SSfSi'fl^ fl"S-  you are Sir George's uudisp  heir?" ���������  "Oh yes! Ilia son, my poor cousin  George, died unmarried iu Australia  nearly thirty years ago."  "You must right iny soil."* Again  the words swung- into .the lawyer's*  mind, and for a moment' he lost the  thread of Sir Miles' discourse, only  for picking it up again with tho words-  "I am certainly my. uncle's - undisputed lieir.-and if, as.you say, 1 can  will my property to my wife, 1 shall  apl. you to draft a will* for'me, -which  I can sign as soon as������������������"    ���������   -  "On your'wedding day, Sir Miles.  Am I to conclude that your, marriage  will take piace very shortly?"  "I hope so.'.'   A grim smile crossed  Hie younger.man's face.   "When - one  ,'    has only a year to live, there is-no object' in wasting time."  ���������'. ' "1 am sorry," Mr.   Soames   began,  but Sir Miles cut him short.  "I should like to talk over somo de-  fails of. the will with you," he said  with u curliiess unusual "lo him, for,  kindly hearted as ho was, he had conceived an unaccustomed distato to tlie  lawyer, and he instinctively wished lb  . discuss nothing with him    but    the  , ,   strictest and most formal business. .  ���������  ��������� -  - It, -was past four o'clock before the  ���������    details were fully talked over and Mr.  Soames, had bowed his-new client out  of his oilice; and then the lawyer returned to his table and took from'its  "��������� locked drawer the   packet   he    had  brought back from Oak Tree Court.  It was a rough brown-paper    parcel,  lied up \vith much   knotted    string,  which the lawyer cut across, and across  -   ��������� in his haste to reach   the "contents.  His lato interview with Sir Miles had  - whetted- his appetite. Ilo felt he. was  on .the point of" malting fresli discoveries, and he was its keenly excited as a  hound that has.got upon the scent.  Th"e"^6nteiits_of'th"c^packet'wer'e-fC'������'  : Mn number:" a bundle of letters tied up  with faded blue ribbon; an old note;  ��������� book;' a dirty and thumbed packet of  playing cards, and a. small and very  'tattered Testament. Tlio cards "he  throw into tho waste-paper basket  with a gesture*of disgust; a swift  glance llirough*-'tho note-book showed  .��������������������������� him-it moroly   chronicled    accounts,  ��������� probably they wero notes of bets and  gambling debts was his contemptuous  reflection.   .The* Testament he opened  - only to look at-the namo and date on  its fly-leaf. There"was!no doubt about  thoso. Thoy wero inscribed in a woman's clear flowing,  hand:    "George  , '. llernesloy,.October, ,18-���������. , From   his  loving mother.". A hurried turning of  tho book's pages showed "tho seeker  that no other liandwriliiiR marked its  , pages excepting that here and   there  '  t, ������i ti6xt \fite-iipderlllicd,>)H8lbly by the  ' *���������/ samo mother liand that had written  .on tho fly-leaf.  "Nothing Ih lo ba. sot out of this,"  Mr. Sonnion muttered..* "Now for tho  lotters,", nnd- thrusting the two- books  aoido ho untied tho faded ribbon and  unfolded, llio top letter, of the small  pllo.  Nothing-within It gavo,the sllghost  clue to (ho writoe's;Identity.. H .was  tho passionate lovo letter of . ii'loving,  woman,'but wliother written tb.lov.dr  or husband thero was nothing to any,  cd out from the leaves of the Testament. It was vory crumpled, and the  writing upon it was more faded than  that of the other letters, although - it  was plainly that of same person. With j  no hope of finding moro information  hero than amongst the sheets he had  justs perused. Mr. Soames untwisted  the crumpled paper. Tho note���������it was  scarcely more���������was very short:  "March 21, 18���������  "My Own Dear George,���������  ."I will meet you at Waterloo    tomorrow as you say.   I can hardly believe that two hours after you get this  wo shall be man and wife.     I   will  mako you lhe best wife that ever lived.  ���������!Your own, ., MARY. TRITTON. .  "Hclmsditch Farm, Liphook, Hants."  ;'A short exclamation broke from the  lawyer's   lips. -He   read    the   note  through for tlio second time.  "This is more like it! " he exclaimed excitedly."- "Now there can't be  much doubt that the 'Mary ot all those  other letters was George���������Hernesley's  wife and the-date'of the note ought  to help us trace their marriage. But  ���������where is tiie woman now? And was  thero really a son? We aren't through  the wood yet���������and���������"-     -..-  His. words broke off suddenly; be sat  staring at tho note in his hand, his  .eyes fixed" particularly upon tho signature,"      a., ���������  -.       -  "By Jove," he muttored under his  breath," "it's a queer coincidence, Tritton���������Mary Tritton���������it's not a common  namo. That fool of a clerk of ^line,  said his mother lived within a' few  miles of,.Mansmere, and,his namo is  Tritton-too. Is it only a strange coincidence---or " " -   .'  What Is the Selling Price?  Wholesale price       $1.00  Cost of doing business 22%  ! Retailer's profit        , 10%  "   Retail selling price   .. X ,  Flaring: your poivcntapre nn  -     nelllng prlco Hie answer V$ '"  . not-fl.si*.  If you"wiil answer   this -  . question,, or  ask  how to-  an'swei* it, We'will send you  free "a 48  page  book for  .retailers. '" ,*.'*'  f  It will give you some' inside   InformatiQn   on   getting at the -whole cost of   -  doing buslneso.   * '������������������   '���������  Will explain -hov/ successful retailers are get-  ling, every- day, a statement or what each clerk  Is worth in profits.  Will tell-you    how    to  know every   day,  all  the  year around,  what  is on  your shelves���������which stock '  moves and which doesn't.  Why shouldn't you have  at your'fingers' ends as*  much     success-producing.. .'  int.-.nation as any other  retailer?  We'll send-the book to  every retailer who tells us  hov-/ he figures the problem.  Figure'lt on your letter-  .head or ask for ths book.  Burroughs Adding Machine Co.,  81 Burroughs Block, Detroit, Michigan  urning  on Face and Throat  Soros Disfigured. So Ho Dreaded to  ' .Appearln Public;NoRestNlghtor,  Day. Cuticura Ointment Cured,  "fllx month! n������o my faco ond throat oil  lirnlio out mini' turned Into a luii-iminioro,  *I did not lioihor about It ut um, hut in  ono wwli'ii tlmo lliu (IIhpimo had .wradiio  rapidly ovor my twn nntl thritot mul tlm  < Iiii.iiIhk llrliliur nor--,. Iieciimu"ho puiiifiil Hint  I h-Kiiil tu uoeli Hlnf lu dllY. rout iii.illelnu.,  Iml nun'! HMMii. I to iilvfl mu.any roller; Tlm ���������  Mires dl.IlKiirfld my fuen lo hiicIi nn extfiiifc *  Hint I dreaded tn*fi[>pi-nr In publli.,  "_ milforod iiirillily mid ruiild ������������( no rest  nl|*lit or day,   Al Uud'it friend advliud mo,  to Iry Ihu tliitlt'imi llcmwll..,   I I mil nlmut  Riven ii|> liopn, hut llitm|*lil ,T 'would lmvo������  tinn morn try, nnd no 1 n.t.1 iijlttjo (.iittruri.  Ointment, nnd' ll lii-limd int. from tlm Hltut. *  I continued wring*It-uml hi ,lx wctIik; lima.  ���������.van complcti'ly cured, and can.my I would,,  ndvl.d iiiiyoiin . ulivrlnif from hI_Ii_ ilbcu.u  lo mo Cuticura Oliilnu'lit, ax It ii the Imt  Jii'nlltiR halm In tlm world,-" (Klfjne.l) Ho. coa  duod, B. van IVmoiio, AHu������, Fuh. IS, 10U.  POUND .RBUBP ONI^Y PkOM,  CHAPTER   V.  To Dorothy Carstairs lhe -words of  then.ld*Scoteh-bar_ad--altc-red���������tliem-  Hplves to suit her own casp, and rang  hackwards arid forwards in her brain  with maddening reiteration.    .  "My mlther urged mo sair, and my  father did not speak,  But lie looked :in my faco fill   my  " heart was like'to break.".  On that Thursday evening after  Miles Hernesley had left her, and  when iho thought of what he had proposed to her still seemed too bewildering, too strange to he brought down  to tho level of everyday possibilities,  she would have given all siio possessed for a really qulot time in which to  think ovor Miles' proposals. But Mrs.  Carstairs did-not allQW her-nny opportunity for tho quiet she-desired. Mrs.  Carstairs was not a lady glyon to considering tho feelings of others al all,  and tnct wiib a quality in her conspicuous by its ahHonc'o; 'consequently,  when slio heard Dorothy's stopslowly.  uficonding tho stairs aftor hor interview in the sitting-room, she called to  hor before sho could go up a fight  higher ter hoi* own bcdfo'om,   -  "Surely you were not going by without coining In to tell mo why Miles  camp," uliOBaUr^rotfiilly, when Dorothy nppoaf'od-- In -answer to her call;  ('what il.d**iitovw-������it?..'Wiui Uier'c.any-  tlilng". specjal ?"..,' ' "  , Dor6thy, stftiiailig Just within the  door, hesitated ibv n moment, and hor  h'oBitattcm.-rouRei}'' hor .mothor to a  fre'sh ucceiis o/'curloally; sho jerked  herself up b'n her pillow with a fretful  .flxcliuuiifcion. . ��������� ...,....������������������    .  "Jlo dl(_ oome for fiomolhlng lmpor-  (a'n'ti llioii?-*'���������*"!' wait suro he had. Oh!  Dorothy, do tell mo quickly, You  know how had it in for iny norvcu to  have any hukiioubo, anil yot I bellevo  It given'ypti iilouBuro tn kcop mo wait*  fin.."'   "������������������' ���������     ';     *  *"N6, molllbiv It Isn't Ilinl." If thoro  wiih iv nptt) of wciirlnoBH In Dorotliy'u  villas Hiiroly It may be forgiven hor.  "lluM..Jui^Aviujtod. tg,y U)lnkr over  wliiit Miles lifts boon asking mo bfiforo  I moiitlonod it ovoji to you."  "Aiil':tmni I iim 'rig.it-It wn.H ,,u  npwhil visit, Dorothyv Does ho "want  you to recoiiBlilor youi' rofni.nl of lilni?  lsitmatr; ;     ���������;  '..l.projiliy-had como to tljo beilnldo  now, imd looking down nt Mrs. (.ur**  Hfjilru' fliiKlmd, ongwr faco and trumbl*  lng. liuiiilH, uho clenched lior own  lunula; iih though tlio iilmoHt painful  proHBiiro \vould liolp her fowtirdH Bolf-  <><iniroi;  " "Vo������--It Ih tlmt," Hho annwefod  Hlowly, "Miles caino lo nsk. ino iigiilu  ���������i-lf I .Would h������ liH* wlfo���������nnd���������-'-"  '���������"Miles'linn moro lmrniHtonoo thnn I  guvo him crodlt for,'' Mm. fnrstulrH In-  tciTiiplHl wllh nnee moro Hint (riuilip;  hnnt'iiofo in her. peovlnh volco,  no difference to my decisiou." - . :.- -  "Then what has made a difference?  Oh, do for pity's sake tell me the truth; .don't kqep me on tenterhooks." ���������  "I am so sorry, mother, but it all  still- seems so dreadful to "me. I haven't had time to adjust my thoughts���������  or-:��������������� .    .     ���������  ' "What is dreadful? Proposals of  marriage are not usually considered  so, especially in these days, when  moBt women jump at any chance of  getting married. I am sure it ��������� was  very different when I was a girl. . I  had heaps of offers before I accepted  your father, and perhaps If 1 had married ono of the other men who urged  me bo much, I shouldn't have come to  this terrible poverty.   No" oue: need  nail. !Mi_r.ff_il. -/���������������-_ mnprtAflrn. .1 l-paf.-f 111 ______  (To bo Continued) '  Library for  Last spriug a brief article on the  Canadian Free Libiary for the Blind  appeared in these columns".    In 'that  avude it was stated that tho library,  | then at Markham, Ont. was to" be ro-  . moved to Toronto.   The removal has  -. since taken place, and the C. F. L. B.  (now occupies quarters'at i05 Annette i  St., Toronto, Ont.      - -j  The Canadian Free Librarv for ths-  -Blind is attempting to reach and ben-  ; efit all the blind of Canada, but it is  .encountering serious obstacles in (he  ; realization of this hope from the dif-  ificulty-in securing names and addres-  ' scs of those without sight, irom the  ; necessity of .canvassing for funds to  defray tho expenses of',maintenance.  Tlie Board of Management therefore  reipiests all  readers 'bf this journal  : who aro acquainted- with .blind per-  jsons not nqw enjoying, tho benefits  ; of-the library, io send iri such names  ;and addresses to the Secretary, S. C.  ; Swift,  8  Washington  Ave..  Toronto,  - Out.   It also makes a direct appeal to  j the generous Canadian public to con-  i (ribiito"some small   portion 'of   the  (wealth with which It hasjieen blessed  (during the  past year.    All eonlrlbu-  tions should'be sont to the treasurer,  R. W. Hermon,' Ks(>., 3r-Balmuto St.,  Toronto, Ont.  It is Uie desire of the C. F. I.. B.  jo establish a priatinu; department for  the* purpose of printing Canadian  texts in embossed type for the use  of the Canadian Blind. There is at  present, no such establishment in Can-  jada. with the result that Canadian lit-  jerature is practically unavailable to.  i. our sightless citizens. ' Thirty, thousand dollars are required to secure a  "ufficielit" income "to mako tlie plan,  feasible. Less .than a'thousand'of this  amount is at present in tho treasury  of the C. F. -L. B.' The Library asks  the Canadian people to help it to realize thl.8 plan so worthy of assistance.  Mrs.'Hiflie.���������I can't tell'exactly.1 I  was in Lacey's aiid got into the -crush  at a bargain counter, and-.theii niv attention was attracted to-'"another"  counter and I worked my way- there  and, I supuoso, laid my purse down.-  for an instant, possibly- unclasped.  All I know is that when I came' l<5'  look the' money was gone."; ���������--������������������ - ������������������"*  Mr. Hiflie.���������Huh! I. sob' just;taw.'.  U vvas. You got so.intensely excited  over some fool rrlppej-y or-other that  vou forgot all about1 vl'i-a't -yovT^rS  doing; forgot where ypu; we������S:8r'wl_o-'  you were; didn't know- wlicther.'yoii'-  were on ' earth - or- Mars or.- Jupiter,,  alive or dead. You . -women n'ev'cr  learn by experience���������same thing 6'vW  and ovey again... It isn't six months  since you lost flvo dollars the same  way. The- washer woman comes tonight, too, and I. haven't a nickel to  pay her with.".   ���������  Mrs. Hiflie���������.You had,$-10 in your  pocket this morning.  Mr. Hiflie.���������I dropped that at the  races.  The Old Folks  find advancing years bring an increasing tendency  to constipation.    The corrective they need Is  Laxatives  Entirely different from common laxative's. Pleasant to take, mild and painless.  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DISEASED   OP   MEN���������DR.   DEAN',  ipsclalist, E Collet* St., Toreat*.  LARGE FROJFITS IN MAUNGBJUci  BrIcl-3 can Uu nindo _.oiu ci;'.y,  Shal*  or Sand, tull information updn ivgupst.  The  Berg  Machinery  Mfg.  Co.,   Limited,  Toronto, Ont.   ������������������  bnibHinu    iiuim-  BELT  Send -for Free    Book    Riving  ��������� full iiarMculars of TRENCH'S  REMEDY,  thQ, .World-famous  Cu;--.  for Epilepsy" .ln<l    fits.  Simple    home     treatment  25, ye.'ire',success.  -Testlmoniuls     from . ��������� ��������� fill  parts of tlie v.-orld.    Over  1.000 Iii (.no yeah   '''-'���������  ��������� TRENCH'S- .REMEDIES,     LIWITED'  107    St. .James'     Chambers, ,  Toronto.  ���������ly,,  '  mi-wm ��������������������������� i   fn 11������  i ������n> /\..i*t*.*t���������������m  vij t .Wi/tv_a. wvilt   m.U Mt.t t*i.*mit������  ".Vy jiii;.. ,*,.1f J it J.* .ii niilj a i,,'v i,f,i���������, M  liroVu ������nt on llio Inn nf Hit head niid It lift,  fttmo n. (did ixi*h, 'film her chwU/i lii^airifl  nti wul wire, sind ntu-r tryfi.*. "'.KT.-itni  rcniMIrr- found*--Hlpf "ly tma u������lmr Cull*  cura Hoitp nml olniinwil. It |,*wtoi|' nhe  inintlii or iti'H-n, Imt ull'-- n lli(ir<Hi������li trt-ftl-  Jll.illl v.till Iim ������.-:ili.-hi_fc fM.ii>i itit.l V)ii������|.iiti*iiiV  "Wlifit' in tlio 'matter with; .Tones?  Ilo urtotl to ho a liiodOBtiiort of follow,  hut lately ho B.qoniH almost ��������� hurstliiK  with fielMinportanco.".' * , *  "Huvon't you lioanl? Mr'B. .Tonob  iB-miliig tuiotlioi* woiiian for ulli.n-  atliiK hifl' iiffoctlonu, aiid ihiIh iho  dltmagoii at flfty-.tlioiiHiiiid doll^iro,"  iltnitfht ho wriH ono of thoBo (cniblo  men who luko 'no' lor uu hiihwci', una  UliuiwiC uiti,m:tlhuiu;.li. Ut wsl.  fi'-Uv  ulioii tlH-y lmvo fallcil onco.'    *.  "Mllr-M would not hnvo aBkod.  mo  iiKnln  but ttliat���������circiiii .liuiyoK  huvo  chanKcd--and " < ���������    ,   ,  "Vi*..: I know, I know."   linr nioth-  ���������   ,..    ,  .. ,<,.���������*��������������� hfiI.U t'l uiUitiniiuiK; m r-nan 11���������*.���������������-  ���������Mm litul nny tntitni.' ���������<������������<������������!) Mr*, w.fl, . r Bcc^d.no IrrutliiK io Omotliy nn.nt  Otvta,YndkhiC.li*.*(:o,N,C.,Mfly W, ton,     ,h)l, -roomeni,   "Of coimii", I'laiow ho  Forests cf.the Philippines *.-  _' A tier several years' i_nve'st_ga..it.n  of "(Ji_ forests of the Philippine'islands  Dr. II. N. Whitfprd is enabled to mako  some statements concerning their ex-'  tent and richness which will he likely  to surprise many reader3. He says,  for instance, that the virgin, forest  area of thcislaiidS, covering '25 000,-  000 acres, contains 20O,O0O,0OO,-O0O  hoard feel of lumber, and he contrasts  this, with tho -100,000,000,000 feet of  Umber growing on tbo 200,000,000  acres contained in tlie'forest reserves  of the United Slates. In other word.,  tho Philippine forests are, acre for  acre, four times as rich as thorfo oi  this country. Other authorities ;..;ive  with Dr. Whilford in the opinion '.Imt  when th.e world's .eyes aiv. op-no 1 io  iho valuo of tho tropical foiv.iH a  great asset will have bo.'i udd-.. to  .tlio common wpnlth' of- m*-ii,.,..'.*i  Dickens and Marshaleea,Prison,  A very lnlpre-slIliK rollc of one of  tho London prisons demolished lu lhe  coui'Bo'of tlio Victorian era Is about  to.figure'.-in nn auctlo:i room in tho  west ond,* This'Is the actual iron and  oak "Krlll, from llio old ��������� Marslialsoa  prison In., Routhwiirk, bohlnd. which,  It Is said (ho fiillior of Charles Dick-  en h waa coiifined' "for dplit". Headers  , of I lip immortal- works of->..i0 son will  not. liood, to bo...rcniiiuluJ of iho'fact  tliat tho best description*.of llio 'liitei'-'  Ior of tho fanioii's prlB'on>and tho llfo  lod thbroln is fclvon in "liittlb Dorrl.t."  Uko.moro than ope othor Inilib London areu, tho prlspn .wns finally raxed  fo tho (.round in ISItfl, It wuh* used-  'ilniOHt ontlroly for poruoim I'oiiiinlt-  ted for doht nml contoinpt of (oiirl  and for''adinirall.y prisoners.  Quick Measuremoi,l!i   ,  *A,.lnivoller was dJliu-ird nt ii 'M\)\t  country mllwiiy Hliitlon .or h.-ilf ni  hour- and wao ol.mttliiB** wllh tho siu*  tloimiastor, vi.Jt.on llio,boll ronst uliaiply  linlf a dozen tlmo.'. liistanlly the throo  ���������imi|iloyops��������� otatloiiimiHter, IiooIiIiib  clork and porjor���������miwod up lu a lino  ou iho plaU'imii anil stood at nltoiillou,  , A ni'oiiient Intor'a locomotlvo with  j >i fiiiiKlo lialooii-ciirrliigo sldwud    up.  1 Thi}. solitary occupant of llio hiiIooii  Vs*Kai*ded tho mini slinrply, nuido hur*  vied iiotOH.aiidoiiloldy ri������llred,  "Who wan .hiil'." llm Ijavollor naked  hnd  f  ". " Ap Awfui Scare ��������� ���������  ."piifiiig   ..tlioso"  periodic,     spasm  kiibwri^as "ihad-dog scares    overyon  Wses'Mfl iiead''bx"Cep't the dog and us  ually-^his owner.-   A- crowd had ga  thercd at.a street- coniei. to watch a  l.piulsome. i'ox-terricr' that  w'a's'-i'im-  ii'ing about with-his nose in tlie air.  White: troth was issuing " from ' the  dog.s iiioiitli.-.,������������������--.-  ...-";������������������  .- "I-le's-mad," yelled a .fat man. " The  fox-terrier stood in. the centre, of the  group with' widc-open_ ejre_; either to  mad oi*' ttfo' fri'gl.toned- to inoyo.-  At-  thisv_juuictiii*ejtli_e policgman,arrived.  _f"d"6ze"ii ybiccs .began to~teirilUn.".Uia"t.  the'dog "was mad; that it inust be  kille.d;- that it had'been snapping-at  children*,- that It began to foam at the  mouth when it passed a pool of water, and bow best to slipot it.  -A tall, quiet- looking woman pushed  through tho crowd and started toward  the dog.-- A-dozen men yelled-at-her,  two .or three men grabbed at ho:. Sho  pick", d" the dog up. and started out of  tho crowd.' * -���������.  The policeman  stoppcl hor with:  ."Madam, ijiat ityg lo inud, li*\n".:f_  bo" shot." Look lit tho foam (\.!Ulng o-t  of his moulh." j  "Foam!" Bho said contoniptu-'nisly  "That's a cream puff ho w<t!-- o:.ltn*i"  l*iuu  Liiei-tiiure Sent    Orlent..l  l.u.. mO,t  C88 Spadlna Avenue, Toronto, Ont.  . AGENT.S WANTED  To sell the greatest Labor Saving  Washing Compoutfd on-.the market.  Sold hy Eaton & Simpson of Toronto.  Send 10c for-pample'ta Henry Arland,  Berkeley  Apartments,   Toronto,   Ont.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.  An Ontario hoy was asked to define  tho word "goblin." aud solemnly ro-  Gphnded: "A goblin is Iho ghost of  a liirkoy." '       '  fiRLINGfONiCHALtENGE  W AT EjFtP R fl 0* 101 L^A RS  iV.guxtrahleed tagiv.e.'ypu "soti.s'faje-  ^'tion.j At all dealers or Send us 25c' .',*���������  .(.iAstatipg'. style ah^'size .require.xt,.:.  S# iteiingtop Co\ of Ganad^-ttd.  '���������5 ���������".58* Fr^iseJfr'Av&yTwfoito, Ontario *..'.*'*  -*" '     '"     Appropriate.'-"*' '   Ji!st-as-the.uiin!ster-Ai*ap.al30UtitQ-be'~  gin his'sermon the woman remembered that sho had left the gas burning  in tho rango'ovsn. Visions of a ruined dinner and a smoky kitchen stained  her in the face. She borrowed a pencil from the young jnairin the next  pew and scribbed a note. With a murmured "J lurry," sho= thrust it iuto tho  hand of her husband, an usher, who  came up the aisle at that moment. He,  .with an understanding nod, turned,  passed up the aisle and handed the  note to tho minister. Tho woman saw  tho act in speechless horror and shuddered as sho saw the minister smilingly open tho note and begin to read  Hut her expression of dismay was fully equalled by tho look of ainazomcnc  nnd wrath on the good man's Taco as  ho rend tlio-words: "Go homo and  turn off tho gas."  Thoro is sorrow without solflshnosa,  but novor selfishness without sorrow.  If the blood ii poor and filled with the  poi.ona from di.ea.ed kidneys or inactive  liver, tho heart U not only starved but  poiio'ned ������i well. * Thero are many con*  ditions duo to impure blood���������inch an  dropsy, (aintintf ' spells, nervous debility  or the many vcro.ulou. conditions, ulcers,  ������������������' fever-so.es," white swellings, cto. All  cop be overcome and cured by  Discovery  Shotgun i&fieila>  "Leader"and"Repeatcr,,an.i fl  ,   . Plain llunfler  "l)ocloi*, what dlHontiO Jm ir.owt pro*  i vulont aiiitiiiK ihu; iioor"."  j > "An aliu'inliut.-nonilliliin  in ��������� which  j lh������ iiiM'vit Icrtiilnnlloiiii In tlio Hloiimrh  avo Hilniulntcd hy ucovuniilntcd tmcro*  ' .        . , i        . >    ���������������    .     , i > . i.  HiM\*i in lh" .iiinrtl citrd, hi1 way of  - Dr. Pierce's Gdlden     ....._.f  This supplies pure blood-by aidin* difieVtion, Inorensinrt assimilation and im.  parting tone to the wh&le oiroulatory system. Its a heart tonio and a fireat deal  more, having on alterative o'attpn on the liver nnd kidneys, it helps toeliminatf  the poisons irom the blood. ....._..,  To enrieh the blood ond Incresse the red blood corpuscles, thereby feeding  the nerves on rich red blood and dolnfl away with nervous irritability, take  Dr, Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery and do not permit o dishonest dealer  (o Insult your lntellirfe-.ee with lite " Just am good kind." The "Discovery "  has 10 years ef cures behind it and contains no alcohol or narcotics. In<redl������  ents plainly printed on wrapper,  Dr, Pierce's Common Seme Medical Adviser is sent free on receipt nl  stumps to pny expense of wrapping and mailing e������/,v. Send 5Q one-cent stamps  for the French clolh-bound book.   Address; Dr, It.V. I'ierce, Uuffalo, N, Y.  ���������iv *������������������' '���������������������������'���������'''     'i>i    , iitlio t)iiouiiif.Rii-.trli! norv<������."     >  KeocatMG bhotiiuosl.-"������'p������������i������������������h! Hownwrui! Ami to  make n killing corrtblna-      i lnu for ilio.��������������� ������������������ "-���������*."  Tconomy in little thinu* ie just ai  important - ns economy in big th'ngi  EDDYS   MATCHES  will antwer one of your "economy questioni." 60 ya.ira  of constant betterment has brought tlicm to such perfec.  lion that one Eddy Mutch does the work of several othsrs  of inferior mnke. ������������������.���������������.,���������  ,      ALWAYS  ASK FOR EDDY'S.  iti    "  I ^fi1Mt'i'tii-iiMwi.������iiti*if-4l������;*r^������:f*  1  For mow limn n r/wiitrtiltou f.utlrurn Honp  nnil Oltilmerit lmvo itltorilt'tl tlio limul me.*  frciaful treat mont forW.hi oml Mfitlp iroulilra  of In._ul:i, chililrun iiiiil ui|iiH.i, A i;lui;li! iuUi  of (!iiilciira Hasp nnd boit of dillnira oiut*  M'������it aw n'.U'i\ tiniricl nt. Altli'vitih *i'-.M 1.7  ilrtiRifl. ti* oml tliiftli-m thr<������ii{i'.otit th-s ivfitld,  a lib.rul mmiih of car-It, witli !*,..p. Itfiok on  llm .liht, will Ikj hini In-.*, ou i-piili-. sti'iii in  .roltur Utiirt it f-'liem. Carp., lit Columbm  Ate,, Hasten, V.JS, A.  v*., Ni xj, |������w, Ui|  Iim KOl-tlto tltln, and all bin (uiit':li.'i.  monoy Iind. that buiulifiil placo at  MatiumtToji'liut Ho haw had tliosnt for  tlnoo month*; why Iiiih no waited till  r.'i'v t" ?.':!** ytinV'  "'���������It Ihii'1 bccuMiHO of iho title and \  iiinnr-t*.'" T>oro������liy fut down lirsildo the;  ted, imd gwitly Uixu-hmf hnv ].H.i!iei*V  band that fldB-ftfil with tho coverlet, j  "At IciiM, l< Is nol bicau������������ lu������ hns  come Into Iho proporry.. II" lmow j  thnt Hint alone would makoi  UlR  tion for lield.fowl or trap  shooting. Mos-oiokOt-bs  powderahcltu enjoy nuch  a reputation for uniform^  Hy of loading and tttrons  fihooting qualities an  ���������"Leader" and "Repeater''  brands do, and no  shotgun mttde jthoom  harder or better than  the   Winchester.  JQUltO V.l*ll  ���������Mwaiv  r, MADE FOB EACH OTMlin  r*.','^,-iiwfi i.</ .������- f, ��������� i.... .Kif.\t.i-.**  Mra. t'lAViHon.���������'A'liy -tio JO" ������lv.*{i>.������!  \clf;li fnt*!! of your eut't Ixfoji' yon]  leavo tho fuiwn'i" ';���������  'M'rut Muhi.oI.���������Si. I nlmi! Iniow'whli-*!  one to puiiIhIi if 1 caiiii. nml ll::tl nr.;.  uti.uiy bnii iih itppi'nr.-'d. ��������� j  Mjil'-roni.it>ertt  ".fos-lali."    vM'.fif    Mn.    OiiIhuI^.  '   ..tlllt.    ii   lllnlfl.   'Ik    tilt*   il.l-l'.H...    I.lt������-  f\fiifV     ���������  ���������,-,fms-Vf*'fcr.������vA ciimp.Ollnic f> in ���������������������������in-.  thi-ir ������|ii'vcl;*'<ii n'lhi.ii, .'-iitiiii," :':*i'J Mr.  I jlli. \% !<.���������*:_,  SRl������ *ni Mi'*"  ^s'.u?!S,it'������������n.l<:������  _v<m 5*'v or*j������n,  1  .'������i,.-y . ...Iv..* :.'..i:....,'.', *.v.i; k;i:*-I;-  0, in* ��������� ,i ,1 i.u 1 -i.'ii; il.ct.t i.u-t.ti hi  n li-iK ������. 1 tr.silc I (lim.I l.y  In Backache" the  ; ftiudLneys ������3peaa  ll !��������� llifir way i.f e.H.i'J' VRtir Kll.nli'm to ih* l*r.  Hint tl.ny tivi. 1.1.1 in [,cifi'il i..H*!i.i������i������. Mi'"/ |ii*!>|U<������  h|,o (.irMihii'lv l-fMi.tfil .<���������!-������������������������������������������>"_ ������i.tt,iiii*i ���������.ix'lt  I v ih*- l,i<!'.i**/* i.i" i" '*-������It"'"'*' -Mil'-*-"--.. fn*n< l;i> ������>'y  xii'l litn.l.t.i' i*.���������i.t*!.iii.t*! vhith v,i!l -.u.y -r-nh xfum  limil iliry -.'(���������*, uni i*m_i������i>*i .mit.������ li*-*' -tud.  jr-v ...   I. I' '*'���������** ���������*-. I ������������������'!'> If'" liMfi. v������ ���������he teetnen%  |)ll-y r.\ ���������������  niilt I.I I-i-l-.f.iiu it I.lllll It' -lHt'!.l"l   _}J_yn  ill CI Altll'H hU'l I.T nitiu: HUH fn time.  ..     i;ir ���������   1 si <(,,. i ��������� 1 . ������������������ ��������� ,.  ��������� :..   il*<-ir ii������r.,n**i_T-;  i,.)fiu;,l txlinlj1, .  41  the rnmrm, oot,e & mum co.,    Winnipeg, canada TtTE 1STEWS, CUMBERLAMB, BRITISH eOlAJftE&M.g  Ay-:.--  >.A .-.;-  mn  I  _.���������*���������'_ _.{**   . v    '���������- **  mmmtmmmmmdam  _-k������m  ���������      I     **   H   I  LACE CURTAINS FROM 75c to $6 per pair  MADRAS MUSLINS, ART SATEENS, AND CRETONNE-.  WHITE AND COLORED BED SPREADS-ALL TRICES  LINOLEUMS AND WALL PAPERS.  A Full Line of Furniture.  BEDS AND BEDDING ALWAYS ON HAND  WATCH   FOR THE  BIG SIGN  A. MoKINNON  McPhee Block,      Dnnsmuir Avenue,       Cumberland  Local Agent for Mason & Risch Pianos.  ^  ������E  *  EDITORIAL   NOTES.  The McBride policy we are be  ing asked to support is railway.**  subsidized by our provincial  taxes and what little remains of  public resources at the rate of  $700 per mile whilst the Conservatives denounced Sir Wilfred's government as bankrupting the country, not province,by  contributing to the G. T. P. to  build their Hue at lhe rate' of  $350 per mile. There seems little  doubt that - Mr. McBride's $700  por mile will prove a crushing  burden to our children's children and swallow up all our earnings and resources if it does not  bankrupt the- province.  Other points in the policy is  uot calling together the accounts  committee to allow the elccto.rs  to see how the public monies  have been spent and given us the  deTai 1? of 'fife "alleged"! loToob" Mr;  McBride's visit to England cost  ... us; the disposal of our timber to  American speculators and our  best land to companies until ev-  r '  cn in th-6 Peace River settlers  can only now get second-class  land unless they buy from the  land companies at their tiigh pri  ces instead of being able to home  stead at government prices. The  The McBride government has al  ready alienated 4,348,976 acres  aud ������9,000,000 of the purchase  pi ice has not beeu collected, a  deplorable I'ti.'.itiess transaction  suggestive of a great friendship  to the purchasers; had itnmigra'  rion been fostered" aud settlers  put ou these hnd-. as proposed  by the Liberal platform we  should be producing food instead  of importing, thus benefiting the  province nud easing the high  post of living instead of producing less last year than we did in  1910.  Further, we 'avc been 'lefvar.-  dec' of j* ��������� ii.stiibi.tion and have  flgnii. -(��������� fght .lie* I'.-iction on 'be  old voters' lists, whMi though  p.inU'd at the taxpayer's cust we  have to pay 25 cents a copy for  them; '.'.uhcr, 'he ^ovtrni'itut  were in .such .*, rush to Mii;;   ��������� u  Am *.���������'��������� -tu.Ti th"    h*.y   ' Mel   t<>  **.  ?"lj-is; i li ���������  iut'i'l'-iifc oi" ' 1,'.iiii/i*  n t   ������!tvM-.-*ly   r.-'oinli et'iii- i     I**-  iJjcJi" i>H'J. cV-.UJiJ.Vi.ojj cf v-u^hy  These are aomc ol Die  fui.urcs  the electorate arc beitt^; asked to  r.r\..Amit. O"     t\m   oftfli      hv     t hit  jonng man in n hurry, Prttnicr  McBride, and his muzzled nip-  portera. Let Comox Atliu take  them into seriouft <y*i,*'<'!ir.,,ion  and eimt their vo'e; from the  public point ot view and not for  party or as par'wans.  Coin.  K  H.RANO,  FASHIONABLE   TAILOR  Ladies' & Gentlemen's  tailor made . suits  FK0M   ^20.00   TO ������35,00,  Cleaning and Pressing  DONE AT...  Reasonable Prices.  MAROCCHI  GROCERS   &   BAKERS  AND PROPRIETORS  OF  CUMBERLAND  BOTTLING WORKS  1 Tommy's Bicycle Shop  fi- Hakanishi, Prop.  ���������fl������tfl������cf-*-������ wfr w| w i n I **ti'*4<'j|w4itl?,l.'wt*  ������������������GENKRAL REPAIRING OF���������  Bicycles, Sewing Machines,  Guns, Etc.. Etc.  Plumbing Done.  Bicycles for Sale  and Hire.  P.O. Box 360  (���������j  ������  CORRESPONDENCE  To the Editor of The Nt\v_.  Thu IsUader announces a so-called b- x  ag contest to take place in oar towu uext  Saturday evening.  There is a str.mg and growing seuti:  meut iu the towa that it ii time this dis  gusting busineii. was put a slop to. We  have reoeatly had ton inahy extiibitions of  brutality under the guise of "the manly  art of suit defence," We are tuld that thu  police have tbe matter und<-r their super-  vi_..oi_.\Vhat<. fleet haa that had in the past  other thau lending official approval to  prize fights in which repeatedly ono of the  principals lias been knocked aen.ele---- in  tbe tirst ������r seeond round ? Is that b. x-  ing for points ? I am not blaming the  police for if the fight is permitted at all  the police have no chance to interfere until the brutality if committed, and then it  i������ too late.  The responsibility lies with the promoters and boeatt-ra of the fight and the auth  orittet who permit it. The Trades Licen-  .e By-Law permits boxing in a licensed  hall ; but will Mayor McLeod or the Police Commit-, mers m.iutain thut such ex.  hibitions aa we havj been having, w ith  the (.re arraugod sharing of the gate receipts between the principal B___d the Lru-  tal disabling blows which have been so fre  frequent, i_ merely boxing and does n<>t  constitute a prize fight ? Why should  Cumberland be .addled with ihe reproach  of permitting such-ast exhibition a___w_oul_L  not be tolerated in Viotoria or Vancouver,  or wicked Seattle, San Frauci 00 or New  York? Even in the proaen. instance the  priueipala are not citieena ml uuuiberlmtd,  bat outsiders who ree-on tu the city for a  protection which would not be >ocord--d  their di-tjfUutmg txhibitioa outside the  oity limits. We had.better surrender our  charter if iu lontinuance means tlie en-  oourig.meut of such demoralizing agou-  .oies as would wot be tob.ra.tsd under the  dir?nt hdnainiittratiou of. the Attorney General. 1 uudvrstand'tliat tbe by-laws aro  are now iin lor tho eon-ideration of ihe  Council for revision. The matter is easily  adjusted by omitting spurring and boxing  irom the list of exhibitions permitted in a  lioeusod hall. Inilutciwe a -pcoi.l license would be required for each boxing  sxhibition, nnd the matter coustquently  would be closely undor the supervision of  theC-uucil.  Bui iu thf present instance there are ag  grevating uirouiustiinoeB which abundantly warrant tlio iuterferonoo ot nuthority  for iti pt event i.in, Ono of the prinolpiils  of tbo projiofcud oontout is a colored mnn  aud the r_co fueling; Is running high un  both sides, Wiih the -prejudice which  has nlto&dy beeu ore������toil by the recent  Juhustuu und JefTorieo light, and especially with tho conditions in a mining cuuip,  Huch in this, umUitig it particularly desirable to avoid stirring ilio slumbering rao-  iul uDimi sities, I BUbmit *-ir, thot it is lu-  oumbout upou the authorities in the name  nf piiiioe mil publio ordir to provuut tlio  propos'id Utflit,  C1T.S5I.N.  Agents for Pilsener Brewing Company's BEER  Wholesale Dealers in all Kinds of  Wines and Liquors.  SECOND   STREET  *k*f-t***a*M*MM*f*ml*������i  With the . formal opening of  their extended central depot in  Sotitliwark Bridge road the London Fin; Brigade will posseusos  the largest headquarters of any  brigade in the world.  When the Metropolitan Board'  of Works touk over the "London  Fire Engine Establishment" in  18G0 the lorce eoiihiafed of 130  officers and men, witli, 17 stations.  The brigade now has:  85 Stations  3 liiver btntions  73 Steitni Iin: engines  76 Horsed escapes  16 Motor escapes  15 Motor pumps  303 Horses  50 miles of hose  1506 Firo alarms  1.323 Officers and men.���������Ex. -  VICTORIA LAND DlSTBlC'f  COURT OF REVISION  A Court of Revisiou to revise  the Assessment Koll will bo held  in the Council Chambers on Wed  ne^day, April lOih, 1U12 at 7.30  p. m., of which all persons interested aie hereby requested. U> take  notice. .    ���������  A.McKinnon, C. M. G.  City Hall. March llth, 1912.  NOTICK  Land District, Coaat,  Distriot of Coast. Umi^v I.  TAKB NOTICE that I, Mnry Thulin,  occupation Mini led womun, intend to npply to pu.oli-H..   the follow I g oi.cribod  hud. id mmeueiup* ut n pot * 1 tuted about  District of Coast  TAKE notice ih.ii Major S. Williams,  of Vancouver, B. C, intends to apply  for permission to lease the following de  scribed lands:���������Commencing at a posi  plained on the East side of Philips Arm,  near the S. .V. corner of W and C Limit No. 92, being the S. W. corner, ihence  East 40 diainsi thence North 40 chains,  thence West 40 ch.iins to high water  mark on Philips Arm, thence souther.y  following the high water mark 10 poini  of commencement, containing i6o acre,  more or less.  Major S. Williams,  George Kilby, Agent.  Dated January 23rd, 1912.  Local agent for  Cleveland, Massey-Harris  and Perfect bicycles.  Telephone 7.0  ^^^*^^^^-^^^v*-^*-^^jvww^^^^*-^*A^vyo  If you want Cheapest and Hest patronise���������  K. ABE & Co.  No, 5"Japanese Town,  Fine Groceries, Dry Goods,  Candy, Fruits, Etc., Etc.  I have 3 fine Baths, complete, white enamelled ware, good quality, cost $45.00 each,  Now $35.00 each  ^IIIIIlllllilllttUM^  inMimiraiiM^  g  Capital $0,200,000.  Reserve $7,200,000'  VIOTORIA LAND .DISTRICT  i District oi Coast  TAKEnotice that George Kilby, ol  Vancouver, B. C, occupation contractoi  and builder, intends to apply for permission lo lease the followed described  linds:���������Commencing at a post planted  on the W. side of. I.oughborouj:h Inlet,  nearly opposite Green l'omtirapids, and a  little nonh from the N E. corner of  Timber Limi) 448.18, being .vacant land,  thence South 20 chains, thence West  40'cl.ains, thence Nonh about 25 chain-,  mort or .less to high water mark on  Loughborough Inlet, thence southerly  following the lvgh water mark of Lough  borough Inlet to point of commencement, cnnt-iin-ng ion acre, more or le-8.  Gi.Ol.UB Km.bv, Applicant.  Dated Jiinuiry 20th, 1912.  I   The Royal Bank of Canada.  1 DRAFTS   ISSUED   IN.ANY   CURRENCY,   PAYABLE   ALL  1 OVER   THE   WORLD.  I SPECIAL ATTENTION paid to SAVINGS ACCOUNTS & interest  I at-highe8t Current Rates allowed on Deposits of $1 and upwards.  f CUMBERLAND, B. C, Branch, Open Daily.  | UNION WHARF, B. 0.,  Sub-Brach, Open Thursdays '  I D. M. MORRISON, Manager,  is COURTENAY,   B. 0 ,   Branch,   Open Daily.  1 WM: HOFF, Manager.  RIIIIUIIKIIIIIIMIIM^^  P. Phillipps Harrison  BARRISTER J.ND^SOUJCITOR.  NOTARY   PUBLIC  CONVEYANCING  NOTICE is hereby given that 30 days  al'terdate-application, will .be made to  ������ chuiiiiio'rthViiud 40*cl.tti.'������ cast, of tho | the Superintendent   i.f   Provincial   Po-  Bou'.-1-.u.to raer of lut 41, thonoo north lice,, Victoria, for a transfer of tne h-iel  _-__.___..____._..__.       m.m.\\     ll.nl-.U- till ������������������___*-._ it 11% lt\A  80-jhuiiis, tlioi.co ������t!ht 40 plnii.B, tht.net)  iouth 80 chain., tliuicu outt -10 oliainn to  (In p.iine of ouiunioi.-omoiit, oontuining  l.'iO uoron more or lrHB.  Sig.ed, MAUY THULIN,  G������o. Vnr itr,AKuiit.  Oittod Muroh It, 1019.  iceuse to sell liquors by- retail in the  hotel known as the Nelson' House, sit*  uited at Union Uiy, II. C, to John A  Fruser. ,  FUASKU& UlSH01\  Dated ^laroh 1st 1912.'  NOTICK ih hereby 'given tlmt  mi tin* 24th dny of April next, uj-  lii.e-.tioii will ho intuJ.e to tht*  Siipcrititoiitlunt of Pruvi.Kiiiil l'o*  liei'for tin1 tranflfor of tlio licom-t'  for llio Halo of liquor hy retail iti  ninl ������ pon the prcuiit-c** known ������*  (in. Ifnio'i Ui.ttl, hit wit i.rit Union.'  i.i Xi'lsnn "'if'liii'1, lli'iH* (*nni'' i-  !;....-,! in   lli'iii-li Coliniihiii, fiom  .*' ...t'ii'i   C.   Davit,  to .1 uiim N'������r  ������ .    1 1        r    T>   '. ���������   t      fl   1  ������������������Ml   ���������|t.l.ll; .,   I'I      i>llll..l     V,U|iHII-  ... i---f]'>i\fV'-f -.-i.���������'''- fj,,.>.**������������������-��������� ���������'���������-.' .f.wwiY/. ���������;*A"-*,|''-,'/\,������iv,������������,'4f.  ^���������'/'���������''vJJurnw'g Kerosene .(toal Un)  If/    It Outshines/ Gas "or Electricity  HERB li an oil-burning limp which produces a flood 0.  pure, white light���������more brilliant than Rti or electricity  ���������yet wonderfully mellow and eniy on the eyes. It it simple  and safe, cle. n and noiseless, docs not fill the room witli oltnox-  loui.unheilthfulodors. Tohaveabeiterlightedliome,withan  Aladdin Mantle Lamp  will iciuillr coir reu nolhlni. ll will fir (or Itielf In tht oil It urci, I im  ������������������"���������*���������* *" 6|/           __._._  inn'l titti to icci|>l ili������i( iiianz luumer.ti .a������_r**-Ji-l anft, All I sib ll lU opportanitr ������ fw������i  1111 nyowa tlik. I will bt ill* U Ul ion ������  TRY an Aladdin Lamp in Your Home Before You Buy  I r_rn.il. T.M������, Bract.., Il������ntln|. Will in. Chmil.II.r tr.������i������/ limpi-ln (acl Ala.Sln Lampi lor artrr  tmtptia. Ji.iUio������moip_tuii-inailmpl**iiir������(iiiiralnHtiil*_. rilDBiilidlotilniinAlUdlnLimpU.  ibota you aa4 Uaaa In four lionta w an * ntglu tr iwo, it'Jltlr wllboul tblleallon. Malt Ikt Ctrl (odtr..  i))ll.  llift  Samuel 0.   X   Dfiviw  murk.  John N, Mcr.ooil,  WUrnss totiiui'k of Sumtiul   (3.  DuvIh, Jno. Oilnon jr.  Dated tli!*7thtliiyorM������r������li, 1012  Du vou u-a-.it a Styli-%1* Suit of first  <J,i. lity At .i worleMift prriri*? The llij;  Store ba* it. and irt showinfi a verv  l,ir|,������f r.ngr> lo rlto-.e from. Tl.cv ]*���������%���������]  ..litre to fii *lte JartJ*, sniiili, fit or thin  m*n  nfawH  Soidibr tiie Oumberlaud & Comox  Distriot, by the  Union   Bay   Co-operatjve  Company, Ltd.  Sole Agents.  JAMES WEBSTER  Sub-Agent Cumberland  DUNSMUiR AVENUE  CUMBERLAND,  II  I  =V.  BOflOf^fl:  Manufacturer of MINER AL WATER  P. 0. BOX 483  PHONE 20,.,.  CUMBERLAND  'litis is the first spring iu the history of Comox  District, (hat the local deiiiand for eggs has been  equal tp the supply. Nothing pays better than  poultry; if they are rightly managed. Begin  with the little fellows and feed them CHICK  FOOD, which is a mixture of hone meal, wheat,  oats, com aud othor grain, cut and blended in'  the right- proportion to make them thrive and'  grow.   For sale by  A. B. CRAWFORD,    ���������   ���������   Ccurtenya, B.C  "��������� DKALKIt IN I'-LOIIB ANI) FEED.    "  I  u  Ten Miles for a Cent  from OM-tcnth to ono-lifih centi p������i  mmh wi-.* d*a awl nl oi>cu.ii*4 ������  HARLEY-DAVIDSON  MOTORCYCLE  VMailtniartyl'tllMt  Tl!, ...,l*������l if  imfi   m.m^.,.mH   Im   Utlm).   Xmmmt    Vt*   *  hurry-up������rip ort p|������uur������ mn. Will do  tht toad work of 3 lionet. No expcnM  whei-idla. Wo would lilm lo tell you  mort about tho gretlett .port ia tha  world,  Como is and tea uu  t'kos; PUMIIY,  Victoria, p.C.  II  11  V  '���������If you get ii at Plimley's it's ai.i. bioht."  p B -Wo Do Itoralriat.  MM  aos  ^

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