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 V  J#  *y  r  %}  il  i1/  3/  n  s   *  I'  ll ���������  V  3L  I  Tue News, Twenty First Yeai-i  Devoted Especially to the Interests of Cumberland and Surrounding District.  CUMBERLAND   B. C , WEDNESDAY,   MAR., 3 -9-5  --*���������������������- ���������������������������1 ���������������������������������������������������*;������������������������������������       ' '     '  ���������������������������.������������������'������������������m *���������*.������������������������������������������ .III..HI   11 .in,,   ���������..���������  Dry Goods, Gent's  Furnishings, and  House Furnishings  Sale Commences Sat., Feb., 13th  A Special   Opportunity  to Save Money.  c   c  ONE WEEK ONLY  VANCOUVER AND  FUEL OIL  SUBSCItlS'TlON $I.OO A THA-:*  w witc *> ���������iiwu i rtiMn  wn*rita.t,tixn*g**4i  erms  erms  Cash  Cash  BARGAINS! .-.'BARGAINSl  What was described as a conference'was held in Nanaimo!on  Thursday night. The conference was arranged by the Dominion Agricultural Department,  and special speakers sent to take  partju it.^lThe .subject discussed was "patiiotj.sm and production ." It wasra^partjOf a move  ment, originated by the Federal  government, which is being earned outfall over the Dominion.  '*  The idea behind it is the patronage of home products.   The peo  pie of the Dominion are^exhort-  ed to show the same patriotism  iu their purchasing as they have  shown in' the  war.^'iThere  has  been uo flinching at the vast sacrifices the war   has called upou  us to make,    Men  have  rushed  to the colors,   and. treasure  has  been   poured J out" like   water.  The best  way   to   regain ��������� this  money is to build up   the  country   by patronizing home products and so contribute to the gen  eral prosperity, of. the  couutry.  It is just the1 application of these  principles to the coal'iudustry of  the province[:iliat__th6 boards   of  goring  Campbells  EMBROIDERIES���������  Swiss M'uslina and Cambric Kmbroiciory Edf*in--8   in  4,  6 and 0 inch widths, with Insertion to match, at lCc yd.  Corset Cover Embroidery���������Now Designs, at 25c yd.  Allover and Flouncing- Embroidorir-s at 35c y d.  .     45 inch Skirtirfg- Embroidery in Novelty I'aUuims 5\)e yd.  .arcciuaraBWOnK--  ���������ttwrtUraaumvavMun,  Campbells  ���������tKCaaoM^Tgzqgagnr^m-B-imOTWMpaga^^  A PROVINCIAL ELECTION.  (Victoria Times)  Tho provincial government is  hastening preparations .for an ol**  action lo bo held within tho noxt  two months. Tliero really, is no  JcgitimiUo ground for an appeal  to the electors at this juncture,  with itt* disturbing effect on business, and the legislature hns moro  tliun a year to run. Evidently  Sir Kieluird believes that the lung,  or mi election is deferree! the more  precurioiu> will bo the grip of his  ���������administration upon Ilio treasury  benches. Clouds aro giithoring  in the sky. The Dominion Trust  <lisufitt*r has reached the courts  ami damaging disclosures may develop. His vail wny policy is in  dillieulties and Sir "William and  Sir Donald soon will press for  more inuiiey, Besides, the I'rem  iorintends to retire from provincial politics at the first favorable  opportunity, and ho is nnsioiis to  luive the Attorney-General snloly  installed he* his succcsHor' hetore  the pulitical waters become too  tiirhuhmt.  Pursuant to these plans t'-e pres-  ont session of the Huueo will be  rushed to an early conehii-ion,  In foet, un effort will he made to  end it within the next ton days,  redistribution, agriculture, railway and other ruwisuius whobe  conni'deration should coiisnine  weeks, being shoved upon the  i-taintc hooks with reckless speed.  As inr  iltf>   PuVct    rtf   J)n!H,vi]-('-i  barrel organ, yet they ali'ect the  vital welfare of tho people���������eoci  id and economic. If the electors  like that kind of government it iti  for them to say so, but it would  be well to hear in mind that  should ihey endorse the administration they will have to. put up  with a continuation of the present  order of things for five years  more, the House lust session hnv-  ing amended the constitution  with a provision extending the  term hy one year.'  The regular monthly meeting  of the Hoard oi Trade will "he  held iu tho Council Chambers on  Tuesday evening nt 1,'dl). All  members are requested to attend.  PUBLIC MEETING,  A public meeting of the Lord's  Dny Alliance, will he held in  (iracc ilvthodist church, on the  evening of March 1th, at S o'clock, when the I lev. C, JI,  Ilucetis, Field Secretiny of Alberta and British Columbia, will  address the mooting,  Wl������M,KV  WlLLAKI),  President,  "Jefcams*-^^  RECRUITS  tttf 7  k *i\ yryc\ir\ v**  w ANico  60 Men Wanted for  ounted  at Con  Barracks  inaimo  SEGSTSS  trade of the coal cities are asking for iu their campaign for a  duty upon fuel oil. The money  that goes to California for fuel  oil is lost, to British Columbia.  It enriches!California at the"' expense of British Columbia, and  is besides taken away from the  home coal industry. Millions of  dollars have been invested in  the coal "mines of the province,  and flourishing cities hare been  built up on the industry. These  cities have again contributed to  the prosperity of distributing  centres, such as Victoria and  Vancouver, have giveu business  to the steamship lines ancl. railways of the transportation companies, have aided and hastened  farming developments, and generally contributed more than any  other industry to the business  prosperity of the province. Is  this industry, the thousands of  men it employ?, aud the communities it directly sustains, to  be crippled or sacrilccd to a for"  eigu product? The Victoria  Hoard of Trade, recognizing the  inherent justice of the local case  for protection, nud rcnlizing how  closely its prosperity i.s idcutifr  ed with the mining centres of  the Island, has endorsed the action of the local trade council,  Vancouver has yet to be hcaul  from, although it was communicated with at tic same time ns  Victoi ia, There may bc ninny  good reasons for the Vancouver  board of trade's delay in takiuy  Strong opposition to  oposed duty has developed  the   true- facts.    No   Cauadian  board of trade cau stand for the  special   treatment   of a .foreign  product as against a home product,   More than this Vancouver  is diicctly interested in the prosperity of the  coal   industry.    It  is the distributing centre for the  mining    communities   ou     the  coast,   aud its wholesale  houses  do a large business with the min  ing cities on  the island.    Vancouver is directly and largely in  terested'iu the prosperity'of the  Island cities.    It is losing business because of the depression in  .the-coaUtrade,-aud-t-his���������depress-*-*  ion today is caused by  the. fact  that oil fuel from  California has'  ;taksn away the market from is:  laud mined cool.    Oil  fuel  has  done this because  it   comes   in  duty free, whereas coal   pays   a  royalty, lax of ten  cents" a  toe.  Surely the Vancouver Board   of  Trade will join,, with  the   other,  boards  of trade iu the   province  iu the effort to secure fair treatment for such an important home  industry as  conl mining, Surely  with the others,  ihe  Vancouver  Board of Trade will give its sup  port and assistance   to the campaign to restore tlie prosperity of  the mining cities of the islaud,  when Vancouver itself is so close  ly interested  aud will benefit ro  directly.���������Nanaimo Herald,  -  ���������**���������������   NMAN- ISLAND' NOTES  A .very well* attended Libera'  meeting was held in the DenmaiJ  Island Athletic Hall, on February 24th. for the purpose of  choosing delegates to attend * a  meeting to be held at Courtenay  on the 26th"jFeb.  At Courtenay they will inaug  urate a Central .Liberal Association! E;-"The delegates chosen are  Mest-rs^'William Baikie, J.Douey  F. Stewart aud A.. Dumaresq.  ���������������������������'..  The DenmaulIsland Athletic  ���������Glub-held-one-of-their-iiTTiTy-sucr  cessful "dances onSthe evening of  ���������" "Tit  February 26th. Quite a number  from Union Bay and Hornby Is*-  laud attended; and Jiyu lure we  look forwardffqi'i'a large c:owd,  as the Athletic Chib wil!������in future opeialc a i���������Frec Launch  from UuionJjBay.^" Dancing com  menced at 3,30 under the direction of Mr,'..Thos. Hudson. AI  3 o'clock,a. 111, the home wall;*  brought,a most enjoyable even  ing to a close.  N.B.-Girls and Boys, don't  forget to take advantage of the  FRKIC LAUNCH in conjunction with the next dance to be  given in the Athletic I fall.  lirmp.-r'^r-'-'  Kit if.*. L*,**' v������!SiU  A I. the i!ii-e!:'no- of   [ho Cu*  .!..������-���������������������������'  la:  id j j'hern J  ��������� iS.'C  ii.  Mil  Ii.*iil:' on rUoii'Juy  ">itn.    del'  held in K. of P,  evening, .Maidi oin, tu*i-".{-:: ic-  will by appointi'd !.* sti^is-i >h  foi-thctfi'iing liociiriat-ii'i.- nixzvm..  lion.       * .        ,    '  The   nature  of  we  dealt   with  It is expected that the provincial election will he pulled oil' n-  bout tlio middle of April. No  Liberal deposit will he lost, this  time, if wo have brains enough  to nominate* the vighr mnn, and  work unitedly for him. ,  The Liberals have nu excellent  e.liaiuo of scoring a victory this  time, if tliry will only play  hall,  The- trouble in, that lu all political creeds, wo have men <>r  such ri 111111 abilities aud such  largo ambitions, thnt it h almost  impossible 10 convince them, that  it. is not. lieecht-iiry for Hie progress ami siilvntion of thu cou 11 ���������  try that they be sent tu purlin  mont.    Tliece   i-.i^'idiiiili**   sli-mild  SPKC3.AL 'NOTIG-E.  The pivHoht-r  at ��������� Holy  Tn'w'tj  church on Sunday  m-"-.!,' wiU   be  the Jlw./l'liu Hmi.T.    II.' "K<..\u- .  efg'.*,  B.    A.,     Chapi-ibi ' to. lLie' ,  Lord Bishop of Colombia.  Government relief work* was  started in the vicinity of this city  this week. Chief Coii*-t.;iUo  Stephenson, org Nana! mo Di-.tr.Tt,  and Mr. J.', l-'lomiiiiiig, ai'rivcl  hero on Sunday iu . coimei'iimi  with said work. Married in en  will bo f-iven tho opportunity (if  earning about, twen'y ' dollars a  month at, $'l."o a day, nnd .siiioli,',  men will he puid at the snii-n- imio,  Imt will out lens  work,  The  iiTCTTt-������TT  \iu\i   I'roviufiijl ��������� Purlin-  W uo on������: sidriT  -.vhichev'fti: way tht oluciiori :.���������*'.������������������*.  The LihtM-aji* won't; find- v\:;v  .M-.iic.--i in -r,rtf?- '.-.roviu.viv! .'���������:]i::..i  .shouid they got i������to po*.v������r; is no1.'  they know it They would 'Ihi u  loufr time in power l;wfo.re  rimy wonl.l hnvo ������.���������> ojiporiiouiv  of squaiiijui'ino the. piib]ic'tiii>njV  and domai!i,���������art the C^n-^ei-vi-. iv.*.-.  have (.ione, eTt-11, if ihey were ti*-  iiicliuoil'.  ���������* <!>>-'- - ��������� *   Km.uieii-i-i Mii.-querui.o   i",j,;i o,:  ilaroli   L7lh.  A draiuatie.   eniftrt*ii',iii.'.-iir, cm-  titled    "Tiio   '.Miui.stur  Diintdur/  fi      1*;  Homo JJis Briili*,"' will bujj-i^:;i  in St. Ceor^u's I/re.*fb> U'i-i:)ir  church on Friduv evoijiuo-, ."���������-[.���������-.'vh  I'.hli.  Vrnuk li.iui:>iiv aie! ('.hafi Lrov. 1,  iii-.i luivinjr a diu ill uooiii'ii l.iuio.  ini.i'rrected next iho JJ.-.'iik i.| t.'oni-  i-i-vive, whicli lie/ will usu-** :���������*���������' it  fir.h inarlfel  [ti:;  It is leported tlmt tint h'jjjj'iu^  ciimps opwiied up at. Coiirtciiiiv  this week, This will he 0001]  uows if true,  Otic of,tlm pluto gUffrt v. iii'loM*.  in4  Campbell    Bros,'   kImi**,    m.-*'  iniilieiou-������ly nrtikeii by ������ roi-lc. e.-.r  ly ou   Suuduv   moniin./.     It  p tu ul ic: LiLei.il;*, not  id li", cmujht uappii: M,l*.i.s tinvj.  Mr, I). M. Monlsou Ins  .'irrivcd nl 1' ran ii rook, ;wul ius  tiik'.'.:i up his diiiic,-:.  TIu'm  lin.s   I'fTit U)'' iniiil'i.'-.  wintf-i Inr many yim-r.  Tin.   Mii'.ii.io   A.ln.iiiisti. i'oii  was sworn In on ,) yv   -i,    ,'j ,  U'lil'll   \\ ill    il   ||- y.'.niU   ."Ci    '  ������������������forget   it."    W'o  would   prefer! not l-:m>.vn who hurl.A   th  voting forn C������t^-rvu:i*e or a Socialist, with brains, rather thin a  1 :t t  aro no Hopper  MUTU.-O11 I'Vbrnniy Mil-,  to Mr, and Mrs, V, .1. Doheny,  IJoniiiiin Ihhn.'l, ������ nm,  11 cou ver.  ppositiou  lay.      We   cannot   think  incouver Board   of Tnuie  hesitate to support the b-j    <������Tlu������r������-V ii.'tli'i.-j; too   otnA for  mpaigii   i  Ull:  ������������������iio,    Thn .-**l(������rc was  nl.i tt-.. ���������  by a window in   real'  of   biiildii".;  Mr. T. 1'. (VCnmuiM, :.���������-. i,tw !  cril rnnii'i'-cr o' il*-������    I'm**>I  ��������� ������������������������������������''  -' C'itmU ,    " r.-' ��������� ������������������'    ; ���������      " ������"'  \ ClA llllM'tlli.     '"I     'Y ' ���������  <���������'.'    '���������  '������������������.��������� '���������'  1     Ti.-r Yo-rr 11,,-..I..-j.*,, 1 '.    ,.     .��������� .-..',  '  u**; and wo ,uu .- utr nn. ,������������������*!;;<' ..���������< *.*  i-|ol l|lt.  ���������itoleii.  I  The  i. -"tnivcii    an  1  iron   cvo-i  Mrs, \). I'iket, who '*\i/* ink, 1.  t-i-rifiiic!V ill hit-t Week, \*, Mean  hha.'fd lo !;im|- ;iii|ii������iv ini".  .over  pa 1 nl  Th" !������������������  a i\;-.. lit y li  1   ���������Vl'tinl      f:  i:i 1  .���������(���������tt  u III:  <: nn <"i  f   it   a]������pjeei.Ted I'ho liish  IMIM'II..   At  ('.:n,!.,.rl.;  i'hIojh of liti;-..  i.i   ret  VAt  irua-v '.J7i!i, tu  .Mr  ������������������in-  M-*   1  ii-no  inp; fa:  ot  t.,o;i-ti  I). I>.  Meiii", a d .,.l������'hl������'r.  I'"x.  ( THE    NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,    B. C.  t  ^  *w  r  iigeance  %  By Basil Tozer  Ward,   Lock   &   Co.,   Limited  London,  Melbourne  and   Toronto  'J  when they  sign of tho  (Continued)  , In the porch, however,  reached  it thero was no  wounded  mau.    Hugh picked up  his  coat, still lying where he had l'oldeu  it under  Hannah's head, und pushed  open the door of the house.   Entering  the hall they saw Hannah there, silting looking very pah; nnd ill, while  titCs two woi-ion servants, disturbed by  the noise of the recent struggle, were  hovering around  in a state of great  alarm and bewilderment.  ���������hey greeted tin* t.wo young men  -with a volley of excited cries, questions, and exclamations, to which  Lord Ambrose replied briefly, while  Hugh wont up to the wounded man  ���������and looked tit his injury.  "A nasty blow but not serious,"  1 think," :.e said.  "Hut who did it?" asked the cook,  with an accusing eye on her master,  whom she evidently suspected.  "Why don't some ,one get, the poor  man a doctor?" demanded tho. housemaid.  "My good creatures," said * Lord  Ambrose, "do please keep quiet���������1  have sent for the police, who will be  here iu a uiiuutj. There lias been  burglars "  "Burglars? who said burglars?'  cried Hannah, twitching his head  away from Hugh':) hands and jumping  up from his chair; "who said burglars?"  lie presented a. ghastly enough picture as he stood there with the blood  staining ins pale face his inJgiilicant  features and narrow eyes suddenly  alight with some great passion, of desire or fear it seemed, in the flame of  wnich one might well fancy the whole  of his small nature was transformed  ��������� as. ty fire.  "Hiis-glars," repeated Lord Ambrose soothingly, "robbers, you know  1 suppose they attacked you when you  opened the door, but they did not succeed iu getting anything."  "How do you know that? " cried  Hannah, unexpectedly, and turned,  and with a kind of staggering and uncertain run went rushing up the  stairs,' while the' others stood and  .stared after him.   ���������  "Well, vhat next?" said Lord ��������� Ambrose.  "lt has gone to his head," said the  "hou rem alar" an d~-h e -is���������m a d���������f o r��������� a v ci*-  more."  "Which should be a lesson to them  aa did it," ��������� said the cook, with her  Buspicious eye alternating ' between  Hugh and Lord Ambrose.  "Let us  follow him,"  said    Hugh:  "come  along," Houstoad;   you   women  ������������������wait here till the police come."  The two young- men ran up the  Btairs after the valet; and were astonished i-ga.n to li::d that he did not  pause at his maa'.er's room, mit mad..-  liis way up to the ������econd floor, wherj  liis own room was situated. He still  wont unsteadily, with weak steps and  groping with his hands, but linding  the door of his room he lurched  against il, and entered, and fell clown  by the side of a trunk, which1 stooil  in tho middle of Uio room, and which  he at onco opoucd and began to  search with a wild anxiety,  "I say," said Lord Ambrose to  Hugh, "dooi Hannah think the burglars wero after lilm and his belong-  lags?" ���������     n  "It looks liko It," said Hugh briefly.  "And I thought it was dn''ii silver," murmured Lord .Ambrose; "bo-  hold u losson against pride."  Hugh did l.ot answer, but entered  Hii.iiah's room, the door of wliich the  valot had loft wide open, heedless or  ignoiimt i.int ho wa** . followed. He  wus still wildly searching in IiIh  -trunk, from which as Lord Ambrose  entered lift threw out a very lino am-  broldortfd wnlsicont.  "Horo, confound It," cried Lord Ambrose, catching sight of this, "that's  miuo' by Jove!"  "Tnko t, then,' snarled llannan,  continuing hln wild uiui frantic search  us a iiiuii iuig.it who was seeking for  BomotlihiK thiii. was nion; than his  Ufo,  "Hullo," wild Hugh, calcblng sigln,  at ho tiho oa'A nnmo, of two ancient  bolth'H covnrnd with dust and 'dwells  Hint were on th ii wiiKlii-tiinil; "what  nro tlmsc'i yoi.r man knows goo I  tipple, I  think."  ���������"T|H>    lu-St    Wlllll    I'M!   KOt,"   HllOllt'-ll  "iONl A lulu-one 1'iiriounly, "ynu cini-  fiv-mdiul ���������.'lilnin, lliiiin.ili- -thal'H my  old orl, iuul there w������iv. only six hot.  tli-i li'i't, iind he linu taken two, by  Jovn!"  , lliiiinli, still furiously Bniirclilnx in  his box, took no nolice of this out*  bruak. Lord Ambntru.', llnslicd wllh  right ooiih Indignation, look a Rtcp Iowa niu lilm, whon Hugh checked lilm  with ii quick gesture.  ast found.  "They never got it, they never got  i," he howled, and even as he shoul-  ,j tiiis, as he snatched the envelope  ap, his expression changed'suddenly  .'rom triumph to .despair, and he let  .limself collapse into a heap, still,  however, clutching the envelope, iu  .lis hand, "lt has been oi cued aud  ,-hey have seen it," he mutter;.1 in the  voice of a dead man.  Hugh stooped down and picked up  th '.. piece of dull glass or crystal that  liad attracted his attention. On it was  gummed a slip of paper on which was  written in very small letters, "A  model of the' 1 .ggest diamond in the  world���������exact to size -ind shape,"  "Nonsense," said Hugh aloud,  "there is not a diamond in the world  one-half the size of this thing." He  touched the shoulder of Hannah, who  seemed to have entirely collapsed.  "C'omo, my man," he said, "what is  the meaning of all this?"  "Why, look," Hannah muttered,  holding up this envelope, "they have  opened  this and seen  the ligures,"  "Seen what ligures?" asked Hugh;  "there is a paper in there still."  "But they will havo read It," repeated Hannah, dully, as he drew, out  a sheet of yellow paper on which a  row of ligures seemed to be written,  and looked at it, and Hung it down on  the floor. "What is the use of it  now?" he muttered, "what is the use  of it now they have seen it? 1 must  have been mad not to have burnt it  before."  And he got up from his knees and  went to a chair anil sat on it with  arms and head hanging down, like a  man* totally cruuhed.  "What is this?" asked Hugh, showing him the lump of dull glass he  held.  Hannah made no answer. It hardly seemed he heard or was conscious  of what was passing round him. Lord  Amurdse got up slowly from' the bed  where he had fallen under the weight  of the handkerchief Hannah , hau  thrown in his face, and went towards  the trunk.  "1 should jusl like to see how much  more of my property this rascal has, ������������������  ne said; --Llien when the police came  I will give him in charge." Willi a  very pained, muignaui look-he picked  up the silk tie������ of his he had noticed,  'He might have let nie wear tlie thing  just once," complained Lord Am-  urose sadly; "the one .1 put on to go  iu Lady h-anie's because 1 thought I  hadn't got another, was simply shab  by.".  "Is this yours?" asked Hugh, show-  in,-; liim the lump of dull glass,  "No, what is it?" asked Lord Am  L-io'se, and read the neatly written  iabel. "Rubbish," he said, "there  never was a -jiamond tliat ���������ize���������lord,  if there A'ce���������hi, yoi, Hanah, ./net a  did you steal this?"  "Thai's mine," said Hannah, sulkily,  "you put that down."  "Oh, yours, is it?" said Lord Am-  -brose:   "the   police   had   better    see  "Oh, if you phiiue,," she called eagerly, "her., is tlio police, and he has  the worst of 'era, such a desperate female villian as never was, and pretending to be selling (lowers so innocent like r.nd ull!"  ���������t,To be Continued)  jEADLY* torpedoes of war  Must wull., won't you'!" lin said,  "Hilt those nro my IiohI. nil If lies,'  MTcunieil Lord Ambronn nxcltndly, un  Hiimiiih si-ni'i'lioii on,. Iiooilloiin how  much froi-ili plundnr ho oxpoHod; "nnd  tlint liandk<->rohl<-f in mine, too-���������Mnn-  null, you, villain, yon thinf, yon told  nio .i.i! i.minio |j..,|/'*., 1...J ),.,.'. th;.1  ���������vlillc -in; ' ���������indlK-rplMof."  "Well,  lake  It," nniirlnd    Hnnnnh.  aaA threw It in hiu fnco,  Lord 'iinbruRi- tol] bark upon tho  bod. iiK If lIn- blow hnd overthrown  lilm, hut hi fact fn in Hhonr oxtrninlty  >,! ,;���������'.������������������; :���������' :������������������ \ '!'."*��������� '"'it '.rkhie nnd  protest ing iiiiiiliiHt being nwA by Its  owner to wlpn his foi-t on, would nol  linvn ciuinoii iho ; voriiRt* man moro  n.Rtnnl-'l-iwiii thnn Lord Amliroufi folt  at thla rclir'iiiori of Ills valet ftoio.v.teft  In tlif very art. of plunder, Lord Ambrose blinked nt tho oppoult*. wall nnd  h:ilf tsiippi -.-.I !.<��������� .'.n-.tjin-'.l, ;\\\ft Hugh  ������mnil  watrliing Intnnlly.  "Whnt I"- ihn'?" ho ri"lr������*.l, pnlnlln"  lo "Mmftliiiir; ihnl Kor-niod nn Irr. irr  lar'.v   shaped   pl-'on  of  dull   glass  or  ���������"Tj-'nl  nbout  tno    al7o    of       snm!  Ui'li-ti.  With   a   (-cream   of   'ay,    llnnm-  *������ -���������*<������������������','������"1  nt  un ������'nv<'l������po ho hod  W. '4. U.  1029  about that, 1. think. And what about"  my wiiie, my ties, my/ handkerchief���������  merciful heavens!" lie' broke off with  a yell of rage as moving some of the  contents of the trunk he suddenly*  caught sight* of a box tuU of his best  cigars. "Oh," said Lord Ambrose,  moved almost to tears, "and think of  what I've been smoking; because i  couldn't "afford any more Havanahs,  and here they are hy the hundred.  Vou shall go to gaol for this, my  man."  "Why, what are you going to do?"  asked Hanah, looking at him.  "1 am going to give you in charge,  of course," declared Lord Ambrose  furiously, "the moment the police'  come."   '  "You always wore a fool," said Hannah slowly, "but. surely you are not  such a fool as   hat."  *  Lord'Ambrose gasped with a fresh  shock of surprise and fell a step  backwards; then his face cleared *  "Oh," he said to Hugh, "I see tho  game���������the scamp means to plead insanity,"  "No, I don't," said Hannah, 'T only  say there is nothing here you have  not given mo myself."  "Yo". can toll lhat tale In the pollco  court, my man," sivm Lord Amoroso.  "If r could speak to you alone, my  lord," said Hannah, Kwlilonly resuming his usual respectful demeanor, "I  am Buro 1 -could bring the true facts  yf the case to your lordship's memory."* -  "Woll, I am '. iowed," said Lord  Mubrose, who could think of nothing  nlso to sny. Then ho looked at Hugh;  ".SVIiiit do you think, Tnllentlno?"  "You might hoar what ho hiu* to  say, perhaps," said HurIi, "I'll wait in  the hall, if you like."  Ilo turned towards the door tin bo  spulfu, still hold'.ng In his hand tho  lump of dull glims liu luul ,)lclaid up,  "I bog your purdon, sir," snid Hannah, "but would y u louvo Unit, sir?  It was tlin l'uv..rlte plaything of my  llltlc sinter whnt died wlmn she wiui  three, mni I hnvo kopt It ovor sinco  In memory of lior."  "What ilot'H Mils lnbnl on It moan,  then?" asked Hugh  -oii, Hum  imih Juki written on ono  day for n jolio, Hlr," tin swore*:'  linn*  r-ily;   "of  <*otiri.o   Hi nro  novor  n diamond one half thai size, nlr,  ii  iwoniluth of it olthoi', sir, as  know, sir,"  Ilngli wuh well I'onvlnc-t'd tho mini  wuh  lying, but   ie snid  notlih.R, mid  putting down  the  lump of rIiihh ou  lho bod he went oir of Dm room mid  down to tho hall, whoro tho two miller flight on nd nnd    vory    bowildorod  women norvnntH.wnro still wailing. Ilo  nuked tluun if ihu polico had not como  ynt, and on tholr roplyiiiR In tlio ncgii-  llvo lio limit, thom off to thu kitchen,  nnd going limine.t to mu I ruin uuor,  liiu)n,A  nit  to ri-v It there were mi;/  sIriih of any pollcomnn.    Hut. apparently Lord Ambrose's mosfioiiRor had  either found his .task difficult to onu-  milo or oIho had d(icld<'d lo riml, con-  Lont with joiio shilling without tnkliiR  iu.-    ,* v.,!..,.*.     *.*.!   *.    .-..,...   ;.        ...'...  waited for a moment or two und thon  Uiriu-d back 'nt** tho mil, and aftor a  timo  lm saw Lord   Ainlirono coming  down tho litnlrH towards hlni,  "Why, whin Ih tho   mnttor   with  High     Explosive    and     Complicated  Mechanism of  Death-Dealing  Device  In the titanic straggle now rending  the Lui-jpeau ccatmyut, torpedoes already  have served a ,uot* inconsiderate purpose.   .Modem    torpedoes aro J  tne most aoadly machines of war ever ���������,  evolved.   They are much more power-'  ���������': than tluse used iu the last great  war,, tno    Japanese-uiisisian   coiuliot.  "orpedoes aro manuuictured lixlay so  ,lcai..y tliat one oi tliem is capable of  soading u.o    mo:t    powerful    dreadnought to tho bo.lo.u.  TrinitrotMueiiu, wnich, for the bene-  ft of the unl'iliiateii, may he printed  tri-nitro-iolu-eue, aiU is curMy spoiten  of by navy nitii as T.N.T., is tho  compound on wheh Germany is relying to reduce our baiilcsuip strongih  before her main lioet puts forth to  give battle.  It is the explosive in-the. warhead of  the modern torpedo. Until quite ic-  coiit years, guncotton (whose other  name is trinitrocellulose), was used,  but the discovery of means whereby  ..N.T*. could be detonated, made tho  use of 'hat much more deadly explosive possible in the torpedo, it is  ��������� rival .of picric acid (of vhich lyddite is a form) and is derived from  i.itric acid and toluence, which is oue  of the benzine series.  It is reniui-kably insensitive to  shock or friction, and can be sawn  through or fired on at short range by  rifle bullets and will not detonate,  l'jven fulminate' of mercury, for many  years the only detonr.tor used, is not  powerful enough to explode T.N.T.  effectively, and consequently, next lo  the fulminate- iu the cap of the detonator, a quantity of tetryl is placed,  though it has heen slated that in the  most modern torpedoes this has been  replaced by lead ai.ide, which is absolutely insensitive to damp, and has  other adva-.b.ge.  The latest pattern of German torpedo is of 21"/. inch diameter, carries  a bursting charge of 2f)D pounds of  explosive, and lias a range of about  7,500 yards.  " ^lost people know that a torpedo is  .* oigar shaped prujectile, but only a  few realize that it is about 17 reet  long. Nor probably are many people  aware of the uncanny devices which  have been added fo the I ir;,edo one  by one to ensure that it shall do its  work.  The torpedo is fired nearly always  from a t ibe beneath the water line,  and traveling as it does, through the  water and not through the air, is always liable       be deliecfed  from., its  "course:���������yioreov-"-*"��������� now���������that��������� it���������is-des���������  fined, to be used against shipe of high  speed on the move, instead of merely  at anchored vessels,    ��������� was originally |  the case,   the torpedo   lieutenant,   in j  arranging  the  tiring of  the  torpedo, j  has to allow both for the speed of the i  projectile   town;us    the enemy's ship  and  the spec., at which  the ship  traveling across the path of, the tor-  SPIES  TRAINED FOR*THE|R DUTY  Broadcast  Useful  m  Island   of   Cyprus  Cyprus, which h.'s beon annexed by  Great liritnin, is tho third largest island in the Levant. . It has a length .  of 140 niiies and an average breadth |  cf 45, the,total proa being ;\684 square  m.les. Cyprus has been a protectorate of Great Britain since 1878, much  as Egypt has been controlled by ihu  British, although both in reality belonged to Turkey. This is not the  first time that Cyprus comes definitely and distinctly under British control, itichard I. having conquered"- it  on his way east when on tho Third  Crusade, l-'rom 1570 and three centuries thereafter, or up till 1878, Cyprus was luid'.-r Turkish rule, and was  fo ced to endure all,the usual forms  of Turkish misrule and cruelty. Since  1878, ��������� it has been admrlistere.  through the British colonial office hy  means" of an* arrangement mado with  Turkey in that, year. The government  is carried out by a high commissioner, assisted by executive aud legislative .councils.  The island of Cyprus had a population in 1901 of 237,022, consisting  largely of Greeks and Turks. Abou:  twouty-twj per cent, of the island adhere to the Mohammedan religion.  The island produces the usual Mediterranean iruits, wines, tobacco, siik,  sponges, some grain and i considerable amount of mineral wealth. The  capital is Nicosia, which is located in  the interior, the two chief ports being Lijnasol and Larnaca. Now that  Cyprus'ii.a deiiu.te part of the British  empire, it is only to bc expected that  a more vigoioiis policy .in,, connection  with the development of the island .'  resources and'tlu cultivation of .its  commerce,will be proceeded with. The  island is an important possession, as  it commands the Levant.���������Montreal  journal of Comn.erce.  podo.  To correct the tendency to leave the  straight course, a gyroscopic attachment was invented, and, to make additionally cortair. that the torpedo  shall lin j ts mark, a device whicu  niuy be likened to the ears, has been  patented. This is a microphone which  catches the sound of tlie ship's propellers and steers the torpedo toward  ti.nt sound,  In sojtions a torpedo may be described thus:  1. The pistoi and detonator.  2. The explosive charge.  \l.   Ar olinmber containing the compressed air motive power.  4.    Balanco chamber, in which aro  the controls of the rudders,  ii,   13ngnos,  fl.   Buoyunce chamber.  7. Ruddoi'B,  8, Propellers,  his is, of course, only the barest  outllno of wh.t. iu one of tho most ingenious and complicated dontli-ilonl-  ing machines In tlio world. Improvements in tho (h-sign of the torpedo aro  tho most Joalously guarded secrots of  any ndmlrnliy. Germany long agoi  i.bandoned the prvotlce of bii'lng tor-'  podoes from any anna..-".t'. firm, and.  mado thorn in hor ������ own government,  works, clone .on suitable uxpanso of.  water wlioro thoy could bo tostod In  ubHoliito.Hocrocy. And ovjn with nil  tho improvoinoniH no torpedo llouton-  nnt triiHts his "tin Hah." ��������� It Is i\  ironchcroiiH and ungrateful animal,  Hint may piny Its muster I'nlso nt nny  moment, though it will luirdly turn  and roiul th* linnd thnt llred It, lOvon  tho lonipnraturo of the wutci' mny not  lm to lis liking nnd will mako nil th'o.|  dli'ioruiicu In tho world to its spu  .Ramified   Royalty  :���������Tlve_Diitch_are_tincojiiloitaMe_jusl  now, in having a German husband to  advise their admirable and beloveil  queen, and the German Prince Consort is equally uncomfortable. I J** may  be as true to his adopted country as  was the good Priii o Albert, but, like  the'excellent Prince Louis of Batten-  is^-berg, who was, driven by jingoes  from the post ho ha.l well earned and  was ably filling-, as first sea lord of the  admiralty", he cannot 'free himself  from popular misgiving. The Dutch  will not seek another in that quarter.  The'emperor of Russia has a German  wife, who is now in the distresstul  position of being*) at war with,, her own  folk. Her own* sympathies are for-  tuuatoly moro English than Gorman,  her mothor hnvlng been the Princess  Alice of Englui d.  Tho crown prince of Bavaria,  is  now  Rlandcrlng   England    to  troops with the Berlin falsohood  it was England that caused this  by  uniting  tiloy, powers  against  many, a lio which we credit him  being   fool   enough   to   boliovo,  wliich   his  people  so.om   to  bo  enough to believe, is a brother of the  bravo and beloved Queen of Belgium,  whose country l.o is helpi.i*- to torture, Tho posltio*   of tlio Bavarians  in thlH mnttor is a little hard to understand,   The southern Gormnns ������ro  supposed   to  ronort   excoodlngly  tho  enforced nnd arrogant dominance of  Prussia,    But  tho   Kaiser  i-.eems   to  hnvo llatterod this Hilly prince by say.  lug thnt ho wouid llko tlio .English to  moot tho Bnvfirlnns just once. Well,  he hnd brought thom lo tlio hot placo  of tho wnr for tlint purposu and thoy  got thoir experience.   A wholo battalion of thom Hiirrewlored lo tho terrible KngllHli.���������Montreal Weekly Witness.  who  his  that  war  Gor-  witli  and  fools  wns  nor  you  coiL.  yon'.*"' lie snid, looking ut liim  Lord Amb'-oso's fnco wiih now ns  At death, almost giinslly, whll  70H woro bright nn with ������ fovor.  "T.illoiitliio," Uu -..al*!, coining up to  lui'h mid Kpci'lHug in it hourm- cxr.-lt-  ���������,1 whisper:  "Tn'lt-ntino, what would  in-   ill*!-*,  do   w.'.;   ililnk,  to bo  Ilio  ���������''���������'-1   mail   Hit'   world  '...v.-n?"  .i luiv Hi;;!,   oui.) roply  ,'���������-!'.f'H"      -I ���������������������������������=���������������irip      *))'���������  .wUU'i'i)  a) pf.irul fu.i.1 1;  , for  pnlo  his  li'li*       CVO!  in ih.1  '���������iiii-.t'  ���������!ll!.lJ.  Why We n-jlU  A nnilor of tlio llnrr.W nskf, If It Ih  not qiuuir thnt tho poiiplon of India,  Austrnllii. ('miiiiln nnd South Africa  aru lighting for Mnglnnd mul lho Kng-  IihIi. Thny nro not llghtlni* I'or Kng-  land or tlio Kngllsli. Thoy aro lighting for tlio llrlllsh umpire, In which  thoy foul tlmy hnvo Just ns (loop nn  intoroHt ns tho Kugllbli lmv������. Of tho  Mgiiillount developments of this grout  war this is by no uunim* the loaut.  If CiinndlmiH, AiiHlriilliuiH, Africans  and Indians regard cd Ihenisulvim as  conquered by or moro uppunilngOH to  Knglnnd thoy would not bo Ugh l Ing at  ull,���������Now York, llornlil.  Tommy enn got plunly nf lho to-  bacon ho llkos in Friinco. Knowing  thut ho pri'1'orrod Virginia tobacco,  tho Fronch factories had tout at ii  supplied direct from Knglnnd. This  in culled "Tuhiio ft la contituro." In  imnnr of th*> norrtlr rofdpti'iifo of lhe  Belgians nt Lingo, n now brand ol  cigarettes wns brought out by tho  mute fuotorli'H, called "Thn cigarotto  LlogoolHo," Thoy nro done up In  packago** of twenty, with tlio coat of  arms of Krunou mid Belgium on the  outside, and n band of tho Belgian  t-oltiv.-., fjotuo of tlio p-.?r.ui;.*T sup*  j.llod to tho Kronen nriiiy connisi of  trlfol'.r jirifior with Hn- nml to, "Vivo  la Pranoo."  Grnteful to Cnnadn  For nil thnt Camilla Iiiih done in  this wur, for hur Hplundld troops, for  her gifts, for hor Instinctive cotnpro.  Iieiision of lho st'iko Hint is on Iho  tnbln iuul abovo nil for" the spirit In  "which sho Iiiih nsHoriod hor riglit to  tako. a hum! In tho gnmo, tlio British  L'pooplo nro. profoundly grateful, Novor  wuh thu nsslslmioi- the. Iiiih so lavishly  olforod moro wolcoino' and novor wiib  It moro nnodod, Tlio full strougth  which lho wholo British nmplro cnu  put forth will ho iioiio too much to  overthrow tho powor tlint Iiiih challenged Its vory existence.���������London  Dully Mull,  Trrltublo SohoolmiiHtor���������Now, then,  stupid, wbr'.'t tlin noxt word? What  com oh   "tor die :o?  Owll Boy���������A tnoiiRO, air,  A BACKACHE  ���������wiui buniiui*, highly colored  wi'.U'- -'m-'-ure -d^n-* t*l n'v.iU or  Inflnniiiu'il Kidneys'. Gin Pllla  cure nil Kidney nml ��������� HIatMor  Trou'.jl-js. fiik. a bo*-*., tl ior $2.50,  ���������at till iloalorfl,  Highly Qualified Men Sent  - Over World to  Gatner  Infjr. tation  Very grave coiuiuci-aiions are at-  tacuca to uie qucsitun ul uerinun espionage m onium, aiI couuines spy.  ic is mere.y a niftier oi wueuei* ii ia  aoua wt-ii or uot. lue uenuuu spy is  .ne wiuest spread form oi tno evu ex-  loiiug u i^u.oi.u. Aiiuuve ueeu aw a-*.  .... mo uiauuoc, out none seem to nave  found tho remeuy. '  SiLce tho ^uiure-.k of the war tho  severett restrictions have ueet, taiiea  io ouviuie tue leaivuge of news, concurs cioaOiy lnveBiifeiito every ues-  ..atch irom whatever source, teieplioue  couvei'saiioiis iu lorcigu languages uio  .uauiui.y uui on auu every possible  precainion is taken, let Ueraiuu spies  .a i^iigiaim���������wuo.j name is legion���������  liuigli' ut British primitive nie mods  una muuage to gel uh tnai transpires  at tne trout Uirougi: to. Uuniu anu  oiscvnore, as wen as a good uuul more  mul is cieveriy "collected" of a tar  more intimate character.  How is in is uoue' ivvuch criticism  is levelled at military auil civil uiiui-  oiines ior tue leniency uispiayuU ui  tno civil courts, anu eisowiiero, to-  waros spits who are caugnt, more or  .ess "in tlio act." The Uei-uian nieinou  oi insiaiuiy snooting sp-es or natig-  ingitiem, is quoted, and Britain is  voieu uio easiest guing und'iess sus-'  '^.ciuus country in tne world. *  Urgent demanus are made that till  Germans���������naturalized or otherwise���������  uo ��������� cnaseii" iroiii uriush snores, or  enclosed in a compound from winch  any attempt to escape would at once  bo fo'Joweu Ly a semry's bullet. This  is no easy^ matter aud cannot, be ac-  co'mplisned in a moment, be the authorities eva so eager in its prosecution,  '.'hat it should be done there is little  little room to doubt. The fault really lies in the system which has permitted such shoals of Germans aud  other "undisirabies" to* laud without,  until recently, any organized system  of registration or means of tracius;  new armais, after JUiey have been  tome little,time in the country.  When the-Alieus act was passed in  1905 a certain restriction was imposed  upon    the    scum   of "Europe    beius  'dumped" upo.i Britain's shores, aimed chiefly at persons from southern  Europe, landing here in a state of penury or disease without relatives    or  doiinite meant of siibsistenca later on.  It  made  no  provision,  however,  for  that more da.ijerou- and higher class  cf intruder, irom' which'   Hie higher  class of German spy has been taken*.  Tai-e the case of that master spy,  Armgaard Karl Graves, whose inacn-  iiauoiis, it will bj remembered,    the  New Vork American , made considerable eiiorts   to unmask some months  ago* without avail owing to the absolute refusal on the part of the British  government authorities to give any information about   bim.   Graves   is as  well' known in America    as ho is in  l7oTuToiT"    His-siciTi~anu--iivgenviit"y���������Tn-j  his trade is well set forth in a book 1  he has jut published  entitled "Th.j  jecrets of  tiie German   \Var Office.  Whether it be exaggerated, sensatiou-  ;    or a  distorted  record  ot  facts, it  proves beyond doubt uie thoroughness  of the German spy system, the inter  uiiscTupuiousnoss  of   those    even  in  h.gb places ami the splendid eiiicency  with winch tne work aliened Uiem is  carried out by the German profession,  .-a spy.  iii re, then, is the real i.nswer to  the question as io how it is done. \o  German spy is sent out. o'.i his dufi-  cult mission without a complete training In the art ot discovering ht, secrets of tho country whose "iiuti,i  K nco"! Jepartnieut he has to probe,  a stern code ct "do's" and "don'l's" is  thoroughly instiled inlo him. He  i.iuei ...tti'ii-���������just liko, a trained burglar���������how to assunio disguises and net  parts at a moment's notice. . .b,olnic  sl'uneo in ail coMjiany as to his missions must, be ai'heied to, Too'much  association with petticoats, who ma/  be decoy duck-., is disco inte.iaiicoil,  He becomos u number, not a lur.t,  from tho day he uuti-ns the sorvlue  "seriously, Ho '.mitt avoid the tele-  phono, thu telegraph, and the cable  as much as pjsslj'e. A pre-iu'ranged  cipher may only be used in urgent  cases. He must bo an export in  mathematics, trigonometry, survey ing  draughtsmanship nnd all tho urfi  noo.usury to tuko quick and accurate  estimates of vessels, forts, lin.'bors in  the land to which he is iiu .H,rneil.  This Kurl Graves wiib trained un-  dor tho direct tutelage of the imperial survice and lo .rued all about tor-  pedoos, guns, etc, irom sclotitiflc and  highly quullliod military and mivnl of-  hours, He bus proved a past muster  in tho nrt of many disguises. At one  liniw wo il.id him .* iiiullonalro ii-imi  South Africa studying nnd gi/tlliiR  In tow with spoclnl ' mugs" lirough  the modliuii of the groon cloth, at .m-  othor ho Is iitlucl.od to the Geriniiii  hospital in Turlvoy spodl'ill-'.liig on  Asiatic dlhOiiht'H as it rosult of his  modicul '.raining bin really spying; in  tho .Straits ButtiOiiioniH liu procoodoil  to got "plans, iliita, mul photographs"  r.f tho llritlHl*. now mivnl huso there  whllo posing mi n loiirlHt liilorosti'd  in tropl|!ul bolu iv, He hud some iuior-  ostliig oxporlcncoH iimong Hid innniig-  o.in of LIpIod'n ton pliinlatioiiH In L'uy-  loti, When urruHied at Itiuytli on thu  ..'lrlli of Porth piirtlciilurn of ovory  vessel in the British navy, every naval  bane, fortllcntloiiH nnd strategic point  in Ciroat Britain wns found upon him.  And I'or this tho highest salary ho  oarnorl in IiIh prime wns $2,000 per nn.  num wllh nu unlimited .-iiu'gln I'or  o.vpnisos, tlm Int tor'being novor qnos-  tlomni, while bonuses are given tor blu  i-mips  !!ill|li!l!l!li  im  1  I  Better Light and  More of It  .0    *'.**; ��������� '������������������ *   * - '     r*  KEROSENE  light is best for  young eyes and old  eyes alike.   The  lamp gives you  kerosene lightatits  best��������� a steady,  generous glow that  reaches every cor- D  ner of the room.  The RAYO does not  smoke or smell. , It is  made of solid brass,  nickel-plated. It is easy  to light, easy to clean;  easy to re wick. ' At "  dealers everywhere.  Made in Canada  ROYA'JTE OIL it b������t for all n������*-i  THE IMPERIAL 0 L CO., Limited  Winnipeg    Calory   Rcc'int  Quebec       IUIiff.1     EJcoaton  VincouTer Toronto"  Moulretl  Satlaloa  Ottawa.   -  BfHgjy  GREAT FEAT Or FRENCH PATROL  ill*-..  A?:  Hold    Huge    Body    of    Germans  Check  and   Retire  After  Long  Buttle  ���������Lieutenant���������J-Y-eu-u ia iionorub_ljr^_  moiiLioueil in Geuoral Joitres order of  the day for a rcmarluble teat in thu*.  valley of th'* Oiso. fjurrounded by ths-  aneniy whilo ongusod in scouting, hu*  linuiugod io rejoin lus rogmuuit afier  losing a Milieu out of 50. A .survivor  no-.v in a liosjiUnl here g'.'os'au account of the lulviiiituri*.  .The n-co.inuisriuiieo party wus opcr-  tilin*' on uie riglit baulv of the Oise-  its .uOiiiuois were i.old thut Uhlans.,  na.i been seen iu the neigbbottioou but.  (.nero was no liiiorniauon aoout their  nuiuber or llie road they had tollowed.  The'lieuteiuiut had uecided to cou-  tiuuu tie 1'ecoi.niiii.aaiico* iviien' tno  enouiy was sighted in considerable-  nuinbors. Ilo ordered liis men, therefore, to re.oln the legiiiient us rapidly  aud as secretly as possiolo, but liiey  wero discovered. "I lie &ectiou gained,  the wood under Lhe* nro of the enehiyr  but without losing a single man. I'liey  were then doployi-d at great interval:;,.  iiLd tooli any shelter tney could llnd.  When Liie enemy iippiotielied it was.  found io number li.OiiO or 7,0i)0. Tlio*  lieuleuanf oucouragod his uio-.i by going from one to the oilier am: oruer-  ed them lo liu.-band tlieir aiiiiuiinition..  If the enemy charged tlio wood , tho..  littlo party would liavo been unnlni-  liited, but it was evidently deceived  by tlio way in which tlio llro was managed. The iluy forco Kept it������ groun I  until mhli.lght, At that moment only  i:i were in a condition to continuo tho*  ..ght, The lieutenant addressed hi*  men ;  "Mea eiifnnis, wo iniii't leave at nny  cut, Caiico, lire uud got on tho roiul.  Perlinpt" wn cun Rut nway In tlio dirlt^  uh the Ciormaiis will not ui.ro to venture into tho wood."  Ilofore this retirement t.io (jormnns-.  feared an ambush and hesitated to nd-  v.uico. In thut. way tho littlo puny  got awny, uni'. ut dawn reached thol,*  I'f'glinont, whurj tho colonol ombrucoil.  thom,  m  ������������������O'-I.'.CS*-?/  IS  ���������im  I.I  An lrl������h agvlriilturul journal arfvrr-1  Uuo** a .i-'W  w.ipjilr.-f mnoliliK' undd i  ill**  bondlni"-    'i'.t/ory    mnn  bit own  ti.f-Yi'T",o:\.,.r.."    V'.e *-*ii.io paper, in  ) ������������������- c:ii)ii..r*. .|--:KirirniMii, fuy*** that "I'o.  j xX'.iii'i ������ho'ilii bt- boiled in cold wnit-r."  How   Did   She   Know?  Tin) young man carefully romovoit  lhe cigiii'H from Iuh vest pockot uml  pliicnd thom on ibo piano. Thon hooper ml hi)1 limit*',  Hut the young girl did not IIutter to>  thom,  "You," hho wild ro'.dly, "li.ivo lovoit  beioro."���������CUtciiRo Hornld.  "I iiiiido a mlHliiUo," until IMoiIiHiir:  Polo, "I told Mint num up tlio road I  needed a little holp 'causo I wan  looliln' for nio family from whom I  luul boon Bop.irated fur y.iiiri."  "Didn't that make lilm comiv  ncroHH?"  "lie couldn't nco It. Ho mild dat  ho didn't know my family, but, ho  wasn't going to help In bringing any  Hticli trouble on 'em."  A Uih.uuoiiA itiii'u 'ilL'UL'htrr :i:ib] lo  lil:' congregation: "My lir'-rircn, when  do fust man, Ailuni, wur created ho  wa������ mado of cluy ami net agin do lire-  placo to dry."  "Do you sny," said ono of tho con-  gie.*^iil.ivji*i liniUh iM* ...J : :'.-'.i "t.~.[ ���������*. I-..'.  witfi nuulo of clay and set up agin do  llrepliii'O.to dry?"  "*t nt, Hlr, I do."  "J>*n, who Hindi* <t* nroj\Jnro?"  "Sit down, sir." aalft thft prnnchor  Htornly, "Mich iiuohiIouh uh dnt would  up*ot any nystom of tlifioloBy."  I'.Uu**,   liUt't  asked  Tho Limit  "Titowud in n iii.t.m old  hfl*>" mi Id Murk,  "What   ih  ho  .1 -.n*"  now?"  Mark-  ���������I'u Im ff'-dlnK his gnld nub ^n nhiic  ,p>   .board ai.d nr>klni! iliom Ini-nilm  j|i ii iifli fii������������-l," r.'piK.l Mack ���������Ciulih  uuii ('ii lu.r-'.r  Kicui.iii.i.i;* ...I.*)- huci'i.'i'fteil in ct-  tnictliiB a llbre useful In tnxdli*** and  cordiign from tho wutor hyuclntli of  linlo-ci.iiui,  Indian  Root   Pills  nre Junt the right medicine for ths  cliiUlirn. \Wn tin y nre constipated  ������������������when tlieir ki.'.'.i vs are out of order  ���������wlu-n ovrr-iiultilRcnce t In lonie  lavmue food %\\v# lin-m indi|*enion  ���������Dr. Morw'ti Indian Root filli will  ip.iv.k'y ami surely put th.-m ri*;ht. ,  I'unly v. *,ctablc,lluy neither-sfckcri,  wcikiiior jri|j������, like h,-ir*<h ntirv.'Uivi'i.  (���������iirfid >.<nr cliil.lun'-*. n<-<i!th by  ibiAyt. (.i-i-riin-- a box of Pr. Mow ���������  Indian Hoot S'tlUin the hout*, "lhtyH  Hmez*   tit*   Children   Wall  '1 m  fa  THE    NEWS,   CUMBERLAND,    B. C.  (0  A  I  fi*TV\  m  My  l  1(  :;:  fifl  -#  YY  If.  I  f  tf  STRENGTH OF BRITAIN AS SEEN  ���������~ THROUGH GERMAN SPECTACLES  -> '.**  QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF THE BRITISH ARMY  I       CAVE  LIFE AT THE  FRONT  German Paper Endeavors to Convince its  Readers that Great  Britain is Unable to Raise an Army of any Strength-  May Modity^Their Opinion  Wh-ea*   tho    Frankfurter    Zeitung Germany will ultimately have to pay  ���������in territory as w.;ll aa in money, because the cost of war to the Allies  cannot bo met in-cash, by a Germany  beaten to her Knees.  Let us tako t-o thing at its worst,  ana imagine tiie penultimate Cossaei;  on tho Urals and tho last French door,  iteeper evicted from Bordeaux. Then,  we begin a maritime war ugal. st Germany, and are no worso off than wlien  wo uegan it against Napoleon, alii  when lie had nearly ull lOuropcn under  his heel. Hut we are uot there yet,  and unless Germany can. do much  better than sho has done hitherto, our  Allies will koep the Hold, and will  co.iimuo to exorcise tho Lame constant and Increasing pressure on hind  that we already exorcise at soa,  The Frankfurter- Zeitung should not  worry." We i-now quite woll tbat wo  have, us our ilrst duty, to maintain at  Its full strength the point of our advanced guard in France, and that it  takes time to train cadres, and to turn  handles the subject of recruiting iu  England it is wed worth reading, lor  this paper is what Palmerston usuil to  can a good toolomeier, ana lets us  know very accurately what tho ordinary Qerniuu thinks.  it is no douut most encouraging to  German opinion to be told that all our  recruiting ia a bluif; thai we havo  only 1)*jU,<j00 recruits; that the million  of wmen liurr Kepiugton wrote is a  action of lho imagmuiiou; that wo  cannot improvise a neid army���������and so  ou .and so on. These tilings will  Bootno many sorrowful Germans in a  gloomy autumn, and we havo no reunion whatever to deprive thoso poor  pooplo of anything Uiat thoy can invent; tor themselves iu tlie "way of con-  Bolation.  But at the samo time there is'no  particular reason why wo should allow  tho rest of the world to harbor thesa  Billy illusions. We have in organized  form in ,the Britisi; Isles at the present  moment, not 600,000 men,-but exactly  double this number, namely 1,200,000  men, and tho number grows almost  taster than we cau cope with it.' At  tho same time the stream of men  from the British Dominions and depend ucie3 begins to How in. The  lirst 100,000 are already with us, and  from all corners bf the empire thero  has begun, and thoro will continue to  come in so long as the war' lasts, a  steady stream of drafts to maintain  the strength of units in the field, aud  of fresh units to increase the numbers of the divisions at the front.  The gentle Germans told Mr. Krug-  er that wo oould oniy place 70,000 men  in tbe field, and Oom Paul was so littlo  .vu'sod in the habits aud customs 01  our people as to believe his mentors.  When we produce', seven or eight  times as many troops as the German  estimate? the credit of, the Nachrich-  teu Bureau went down to zero ut Pretoria. Why should we be unable to  iniptovise. armies when we liavo so  recently done it? The Germans are  ������������������ perfectly right in one sense only to  ii.oula.tQ upon what exists. We can begin to light only with what we possess in organ .zed form, trained, officered, and armed, and if it is a question of ii six weeks' war. it is pretty  ..bad for us. ,.  "*ut this is' or.ly a beginning. .It is  our way, as wel. as America'.-, u-.begin "to raise our aimies after'war lias  Soldiers Living Like  Rabbits on the  Field  of  Battle  An Interesting description of cave  life at the front Is given by Private  S. Harris of tho Weat Kent ttrrriment.  He states:  "We hn.ve been living the,life of  rajbits, for we burrowed ourselves  in trenches at ���������, and here we remained for over fifty hours. It was  an- exciting and not unpleasant experience.  "Tho bursting 0" shells overhead  was coiitimoi", and it became monotonous. To Uie youngste*,*. it was an  awful experience in tho earlier stages^  but oven ho became so accustomed to  the roar overhead that ho raised a  cheer each time shrapnel burst, making such ...remarks ..us,'There's another  rocket, Jolu.'  "When������wo wero not uigglng oiit  recesses wo sat dewn to spin yarna.  Nice lazy life you will say, but not so  1 .oasant when a shell bursts directly  over your head. To kill time we  played banker ..'ith cigarette cards,  and discussed tlio prospects of our  favorite football learns.  "We were discussing the merits' of  players when ono chap, who mado a  bot that .Meredith was a .Welshman  and joined Manchester City in 1896,  was struck with a bullet in the knee.  '1 shan't play on Christmas Dny for  Maidsiono  United.'  "When you "write please send me  sonio cigarettes, as I owe a chum  twenty packets, and iind out the da.e  of Meredith joining Manchester City,  so that I can settle the**bet.  "We are a light-hearted lot, and so  PASSING OF THE FORTS  out the guns, arms, and ammunition* nre  our .o.'fkors.     We  dug  out   for  for the vast numbers which we .intend 1 them  a  kind  of s.btorranean  mess-  to place in the field.   That is why we  have, to  declare "a moratorium,.of, a  ~6fi^wwcrwinfo_go. oin*afs*.iTg~tiie"m"  'until our ultimate end; are achieved.  That is. Aat we are doing now, and  tlie 1,20j,000 men ut home, the army  in the Hold, a.al the hundreds of  tliousuuds of men' who are lormed cr  forming  in* Ind a, -Canada,  Australia,  ' New Zealand, Soul'. Africa, and' elso-  wnt-ro arc -r.ereiy Uie liujieus upon  which other armies will eventually ne  built-up." It is not a question of prac-  t'cauiliiy, but only'.'of time. It stands  to reason that an empire of -100 millions of peoplo can-nover It Ji men,  and it also stands fo reuse,1 tlu t, ihe  ilrst man who realized the vast resources of the British empire anl  knew how to convert Jiom into terms  of war powc; was likely to make a  namo for himself and ���������incidentally to  crei to an army which would, in the  end, confirm our imperial position,  and .bring confusion upon tho king's  enemies.  Tills war, for us, has hardly begun.  Wo havo sent tho point of our advanced guard Inlo Franco to skirmish  with the onomy, In tho spring the rest  of'thi* advanced guard will follow, and  Bomowhore towards tlio close of 191C  tho main body will begin to come  within view. We are not in any hurry. Wo are eorry, of course, for our  allien', thnt wo tiro ovon slower than  ItusHia in nuuutiK our weight felt, but  thoy  can at least fool  happy whon  , thoy expect 11 rest, wo ahull bo in a  position to make good war on our own  account. If tho vn.?my wins .-.uccohhoh  In tho interval so much, the bettor for  him, but nothing can arrest the stead-  ' I'y iiHcondlng llgures of our armies,  and thoir cost Is of little account hIiico  year or so before * we pay back" Ger  tiuu.y in her own coin,* but the debt  Las to be paid, and will be paid, because the credit of the empire is involved in it. We are not compelled,  liko Germany, to thiave ,'25 per cent, of  all balances in our-banks, and then  scream out that a national loan has  been successful. The heresies that  Germany adopts' in matters of finance  only grieve us becauso there will be  less German cash at the peace, and  so, compulsoi-ily, more German territory to be divided up to pay for the  war.  What we, perhaps none of us, quite  realized before this war broke,out,  was that it was not ordinary ana  could not end In an ordinary way.  The power which Germany has (level-  oped, her soaring ambitions, and the  brutality with which .she, has waged  war, have shown all the Allies that  Germany, aims at the hegemony of not  only Europe, bu* the world. AU the  values of things now , change, the  values of money, and of lives, and  there is not one citizen of the Allied  Powers who does . ot count death in  this war to be a glorious and honorable end, and victory to be worth any  sacrillce iu the world. There was  never; in any* war, such complete uri-  TOi"mify"a"S"^rarWw"seeh ih"the~~Allieu'  r..nks.  No! Our numbers-are not a bluff,  but a very gnm reality, as the Frankfurter Zeitung will one day laarti to its  cost. Our men believe that this war  concerns them all, and so they all  come forward voluntarily to take their  part jn it. So * iu.y were they that  Lord Kitchener had to raise the  stMiuard fnr abovo any existing in  Karope or lie would liavo been .positively overwhelmed. ��������� All our men are  volunteers, fighters, and tryers, and  the material���������Including the moral and  the -ihysical���������-ex -.ceds anything tliat  lias beon  known  in  England  before  room, where the*) took (heir moals  One fellow decorated it with a few  cigarette cards and some pictures he  cut out of a i-'"ench paper, , Tlio.r  grub was net exactly what thay  would get at lho Cecil.  "A jollier-and kinder lot of officers  you would not meet in a dayjs march,  One officer who was well, stoektu  with ciga. otteScdivided them anions  his. men, and we were able to repay  him' for his kinaness" b.v digging him  out from ins mess room,  "A number of cholls tore up the  turf, and the roof and sides collapsed  like a castle built of card.', burying  him and two othsis. They were in a  nice pickle, but we got them out safe  and sound.  "During the time we were in these  trenches nearly 500 shells burst ove.'  and around us, but our' protection  was so good that not a single chap  was killed and less than a dozen were  wounded. When we got into the. open  air once more'and stretched our legs,  it -was then we realized what we had  been subjected to, for the- ground was  literally strewn with' exploded shells.  "if all zroes well we are going to  have a football match tomorrow, as  I have selected a team from, our lot  to play the Borderers, who are always  swanking what they can do."  Modern Guns Readily  Reduce Fortified Cities  Formerly fortified cities were an  important, feature for national defense, but the- modern gunmaker has  apparently radically changed ,. conditions. Permanent fortifications consist of def msive works constructed by  a nation to secure.permanent possession of strategical positions of importance within tbo territory under its  control. These would generally in.  elude national capitals, great commercial aud railway centres, harbors,  important bridges aud mountain  passes, great concentration camps and  depots of supplies.  Many European cities .ire really  largo forts surrounded by ono or, more  lines of smaller detached forts located at strategic points somo distrnce,  varying from live io fifteen miles,  from the walls of the city. Paris, Bol-  fort, Strassburg or some of tho many  examples.of-tliis type. Other cities,  liko Uogo, aro surrounded by ono or  moro linos of do*, .chod forts, while the  city itself is practically open or un;  fortified.  l'larth embankments, stono and con.  crete walls and .-steel shields und turrets enter into the construction of tho  modern perm: ucnt fortifications, They  are built in times of peace, armed  with tho latest typfi of heavy guns,  and are supposed to embody tho best  thoughts of the strategic and of the  milllary engineer.  Our text books tell us that "a position protected by permanent fortifications and propt-riy garrisoned should  yield only after a protected siege."  This was quite, true yesterday, but today the fcniniakor Is turning out a  new portable howitzer of wonderful  power, which, if wc can trust lhe contents of recent war bulletins, is sounding the death knoll of the permanent  fortifications ,of  .  adern   limes.  Ijimi before the advent of the 11-  inch howitzer, a number of military  writers Ox: rossed strong doubts of  the value of permanent fortifications  .IS applied to large cities and great  camps. They argued, and'cited many  instances in support tnat a fortified  city does not prevent an invasion of  tin national territory by a strong  force sufficieLl to invest the forti:ied  place and immobilize its defenders���������  compelling them to capitulate" within a  comparatively short timo���������while he  proceeds "'���������ith' th.. main operations  with the bulk of his troops.  FRENCH PRISONER SAW KAISER  AND GERMAN CAVALRY RETREAT  INTIMIDATIONS DID NOT MAKE HIM TURN TRAITOR  The Theory and Practice of Modern Warfare as Followed by tha  Germans is Explained to a French Captive���������Prophecy     0  of a Victorious Entry into Nancy was not Fulfilled  The "Cultured" Germans  "The   sights  1  have  seen,   would  make a sanit savage against    tha'sse  German  beasts,"   writes',,an  English  man at the front.  ln the knapsack of one "German  soidier .that we captured���������ho cam3  to us begging for iood���������we found to  our horror a little child's hand, ln two  minutes aftor that, of course, he was  a dead 'man. Tho lieulenuJit shot  him Himself, and the German sbnelc-  i"* with fear waen we showed him  his   jestial trophy.  We came anoiner time on the body  of,, a poor old    woman stripped bare  It ia'_a national  war, and us we get (and wantonly muti.ated iu a" horrible  all classos now it is easy to find the  right materif.l for tho cadres, wlillo  tlio mon ' work with a will, and aro  spoiling for a light, ln the Dominions  and India the s.ime conditions prevail. ���������  All cur mon uro of a military ago,  and-wo havo no troops to show of the  Landsturm typo, now so common In  the German armies, Wo shall bring  forward neither children nor grey-  1 sards, and wo bIiiiII not ..How our-  solvoa to bo diverted from our purpose by any reverses, however sevorc.  lr ti-ds Front war our Dominions over-  sea havo come to manhood, and seek  to establish thoir claim for recognition, each for his own Dominion, and  all I'or all. It v/Jll go -linnl on Germany th..t��������� this ih so, for hIic has  mado those young natlonH hor onenilG.-)  and novor ugain within the memory of  living man will hor mimloedH. bo for-  gotfon in tho wide Dominions of tho  king.  GERMANS    ESTABLISH    8CHOOLS  Confidential Memorandum ot Kaiser's  Firelgn Office Revealt Efforts to -  , Extend Germanism  According to i. inoiuoriuidiim on tho  G'Jriniiu school system, issued by tho  (jk't'tiiiui foreign once an a necTot. and  (���������oitidontliil paper to consuls, il Ih 1  muted Unit "Gci'iiiiiiilzlii'",-.nfarts nro  luo-il nourishing iu Bolgium 111.d lion-  mania. Of tho Inttor count ry it -uuy.i  tlm ul'l'ecl of Um hc.iooU Is ovuiywhut'o  apparent In thu widanpread use of thu  Gi-JTiaii liuigun,,,- und tho stonily In*  (u'.iaue of 1 ionium  inllimnei'H.  mit.llnr hop oh i'i*,, liiiiortiiinod In regard to tii-iuli America. There aro  hI.\ hiiiidnnl Gorman hcIiooIh in Brazil,  ii Hiiys, in Chill, "the government and  tho pooplo are woll diiiponeil toward  tho (ionium iichoolH."  ;n Ai'giMiHno, It nay*, the suite of  affiilru Is not wholly trntlsfnct.-ry to  the Goiuiaii foreign ofi'lco, nnd iho  work of spreading Gerimiiiiimi no far  hub had little iiplrlf lu Uioue parts '*f  thu country, who.-o patriotic aud nn-  liutt.ii   ii..;.,..(,   11.   to.iitu.ri   iibkii   itiaiii-  ft>Hl, "Th. )Pi>np1o pnMor, it noon*-', 0  bo ArpuuulnoL r-itlmr t.um bu German  izod," tln> report doomroH.  Air GuriB  French n inn on   Invo lcnruod by ro**  novlci.f.fi  li\  "ivr>  n'i   wldn   't   !u.r"i   t*  poHHlblo to tho now German antiaircraft gun. Tills Ik a most formidable woapon and .t In common talk  fimong airmen that to bp uiinght by  n bnftery of thcBn giint* at O/.mt) tee.t it  at jjood na having ono foot In the  Bravo. Tholr uro Is deadly between  ���������i.fOO to C.000 font -first, ������.n account  The Shrapnel Shell  Ono of fho most destructive wenp-  oni-i iii nioctorii wnrfaro iB the Blimp-  nul hIioII, whicli ./an invented by Gen.  Blirapi.ol, of thu Hellish army, It  coiiHiHts of a hollow stool shell, llllo.l  with abort 'JifUl londoir bullotH, und  containing a small bursting charge,  just enough to iplit lt open uml re-  u.iiHo tho bullotH at any given point,  usually at about eighty yurdH from  tiiu object aiiiiod at. Tho bullotH und  tlm frngnu.jitn of the shell fly on wur.  In 11 torrlflc shower, which ol'U'ii cov-  ui'H 1111 iirou of thirty yards wldo to  two hundred and fifty yard.- do tip, liy  using fiiHos of illlToroiit lengths, the  artillery coiiuni ndor 011:1 explode  IiIh rihollH at nny desired point, Un-  dor offnctlvo Hlintprol lire, troops in  the open fuller heavily, and may be  iilmoHt iinnililliitod, but if thoy 11 rd  behind good uivor, thu bulloUi pass  linrmk'siily overhead, CoiiHciiucntly.  Hhr'.punl is often iihoiI to reduce tlio  fire of uiitreiiiihcd troopH by niakii);*  H fnf.nl for any hoI. ior to lift. IiIh lioud  to tako aim, il  lo!l-**-d'������ i-'nlm lo evelunivo control  of tlio inotirli of tlio Scheldt, threaten-  od by the Gormi.. occupation ot Ant-  vt-rp, .'.������ formerly far more com-  ; I'honnlvo than at proau..t. Thu  claim dateH irom I he bloci'aitn of tho  qrlinlil*,     ���������i->ni.).|l-....il  l.y   Mi".   I')   T**'���������',  wliloh at ouo blow ih'sirn-ii'd tho  maritime powor uud A-onlu of Ant.  werp. I'Voiu l.eli.g an act of war tho  blockade pasHcd into an intonindoiinJ  condition, embodied In a Hiion-Ht-lun  of treatlofl, whereby tho Dutch worn  way. What possible motive for sucu  a deed could the GermauB have? i  ���������luve seen the mutilated jodies 01  young girls lying on 'the ro; dsule, anu  1 - naked bouies of boys liu'iuieu on  hedgo-s takes.  J'Ouce we camo upon a drunken  orgy -f Germans in a village, to their  utter surprise. We couid uo nothing  for the wretched women, wlio hau  boon brought together in a sort ot  shod or open stable in the villago  street. Directly wu opeueu lire, Gorman cavalry came from all directions.  jy nud apparently been getting  roady for an pari., atari. DuW think  wo avenged these weeping, tortureo  womon before we dashed on.  Fivo seconds later our road would  j hnvo been barred, for a great tree-  trunk fell Into the puice behind ub as  wo cloarod the vil.ago. The picture of  that shod as our-headlight siionofull  upon it, i'or at most six seconds, lu  etched upon my brain.  Thero wero struggling, gasping women, witn only attered remnants cf  clothing, boisterous cavalrymen cutting tho llosh of ono poor girl with  thoir whirs, whllo others wero forcing  a handsome, dishevelled woman to  drink from a ,caii, and sovoral men  standing with ��������� .hoir arms bound bo-  liln*' Uiem, forcod to look 0:. at tho  frightful (���������pof't.nnJo, Wo iniisl liavo  suenicd to iIioho brutal German blackguards u thundorbolt from luuvcn.'  New Subnarlne Battery  Thomas A, lCdison Iiiih boon working lor nearly two yuan-, and hau  now completed 1 Htonigo bnttury to  replace tlio lead ones now In hho iu  die HiibinarlnoH < lho pr-unii, battery gonoruU'H clilorlnu giiH when Its  cellH becomo flooded with salt water  reuniting in thn weakening of tbo  lungs of nipmborH of lho (.row and  miikiuK tho mon piislly mibjoct to  pneumonia I'or monthi* after.  Tho now battery has bee tested  under all conditio.;**! mul ciri'iuu-  Htniices and Iiiih proved onilroly kiiI-  iHl'uctory. The battery will bu u|-  ���������'prod to tho navloH of lho world.  Tlio Kdisoii invention Ih a hiii'iJI,  1:111.. '.*.'.rl <���������{.!!, I;*!.','.*;- ������,*.���������.'.) ouvii.tli '.'.*..���������  Bpnei- of lhe lypc of bini.-rli-H now  In uuo. it It: much lighter li.au tho  old < iioh and produce*- miidi more  .norgy. Tho samo biillcrh't- niuy bo  UHOd   lo   opprmr-   tcleplionwf   and    ���������.  t,^uv,ui'l   &]f r..*,v������*     .������*..*<#,..vi   ft.4>j.i.,.*>. 1*. ...,  Big Guns Fire 120 Shots an Hour  The new 12.5-inch gun' of the British navy under ' service conditions  has been lired at the rate of two  shots a minute.  Mtsrs. Armstrong, tho famous  British guiimakers, have supplied  some, very interesting data of results  actually obtained under active conditions with patterns of their standard naval guns, and these, while they  show what is possible, must be re-  garded as extreme rates  A special correspondent sends U*o  following letter from France, iu which  is described how a French nrisoner  saw the It User in tne held.  Opposite mo u a man who has seen  tho.kalsor���������retreat. He is a lieutenant of artillery, aud he was ;aken prisoner by tho Germans in tlio early  part of the battle on,the plateau of  Nancy.  During tho last fow days of August  tho Gorman army, which hud crossed  into Franco from Lorraine, advanced  tn Nancy and attempted to storm  that part of tho rlatoau in front of  the stronghold; Tho French forco was  greatly inferior in numbers in the  early stages of tno fighting, bu*. had  some batteries of the much dreaded  75's. On the slope, immediately facing,the German advance guard a  large number of old cannon, now almost obsolete, were placed as a blind,  while the deadly lighter guns pound-  ed_ away* from a hidden position in the  rea"f.  TLo enemy wure completely deceive  ed, and for fifteen hours bombarded  the useless pieces, from whicli only a  few .shots were iired. My travelling  companion was ono of a small detachment in charge of the old guns.  Whilo recennoitjring some distance  down the slope ho was surprised by a  German scouting party, and taken  prisoner.  Du.'ing tho evening the Germans,  thinking that the batteries they had  been sliel.ing all *ay' were silenced,  attempted a cavalry charge. The  French gu..ners in the rear waited  until they were bout 800 yards distant, and the order was then passed  along the line, "At 750 yarls���������Fire!"  Nothing coplu be segn in tlie dim  light, but the on-rusli slackened*.   ���������  A' minute or two passed, and then  tho ordw "Was giv^n, "At GOO yards���������  by batteries���������Fire!" TU-ra time the  horsemen were perceptibly stopped,  and on a patch of ground lit up by  the moon could be seen masses heap-  "A up, and here and there a riderless  horse rising to its feet and dashing  away.*" For tho rest of the night there  was complete quiet.      &  Meanwhile my informant was    led  ���������y to tin. rear of the German lines,  and was closely questioned regarding  tho'French positions.   Ho refused to  say a word, and waa thereupon threatened with death.  "I am a prisoner ot war," he Mid,  "and you may not shoot mo."  "You may understand tho theory ot  war," replied Uio Gorman staff c*I-  flcor, "but you evidently don't realize  Uiat it ia quite different from th*  practico."  lio persistently declined-to give hia  captorH any Information which might  bo useful to Uiem, and waa thereupon  searched aud placed in a tent lo Bleep  with a guard at tho outranco.0 Next  morning he waa given uo breakfast,  but at midday ho roceivod something  to oat, and was led to tho headquarters ot tho genii!al staff.  Hero ho again refused to answer  any questions, but it was hinted to  him Uiat he would be given one more  chance bofore sentonco was passed on  him. While being taken back to his  tent between guards ho waa jeered at  insulted by tlio soldiers. At ona  point a number of Gorman officora  with field glass were looking at a  hill nomo dlstanco away, . on which  cc-uld bo seen a largo force of cavalry.  "See," said one of the officers., T  will show you something magnificent  You will be tho firat Frenchman to  have seen tho Kaiser since the war  began."  Tho  prisoner took    the    proffered  field  glass and  saw  that the horsemen were in parade order, and Uiat in -  front of them was. a group of ofClcorB,  most of whom \voro medals.  "Now," said tho owner ot tlio field-  glasses, "look a.little,to the right." *  ���������fho French lieutenant did so, and  saw a -solitary liguro on a knoll ot  trroUBd watching intently J10' light ia  tne oECance.'  ','Xhat is he," said the Gorman officer. !'Now if you llko you can Btay  hero and see us enter Nanoy."  But the Germans    did    not   entex  Nancy.    In  the  early hours    of the  morning the reinforcements for which-,  tlio defenders wero waiting had been  sent,   and  an  hour    afterwards  tha>  whole of ihe attacicing fprce retired.  Turning round, the prisoner saw that.  tlio brilliant'cavalry in parade order  wero  charging���������with  tlieir backs  to  Nancy.    Tho solitary    figure  to ih*  right was no longer thero.  vVilh a pair of 12 "inch guns' mounted in a single turret, eight rounds  were got oft in,-two miuutes ten seconds; and from four guns of the  same pattern in two turrets, sixteen  rounds were got off in two minutes  forty-five seconds. * Two 9,2 inch  guns have thirteen rounds in two  minutes. Six of these weapons wore  discharged fit'ty-seveu times in two  minutes, Four 7.5 inch guns established a record of thirty-eight rounds  in one minute forty-live seconds.  ���������,/ilh ten six inch guiis, seventy-  eight rounds were delivered in oue  minute. Eight 4,1 inch guns gave  sovouty-nlne rounds iu one minute;  while eight four-irch guns got off  lll'ty-nlne rounds in for,ty-llvo seconds.  It will be noted that there Is no  relative connection between size 0.  Dore, weight of projectile, and rapidity of* llro-dollvery; for we find the  9,2 inch .gun in tlio foregoing taole  discharging its projectile of USO lbs.  at tho rate of ii.5 rounds por minute, whilst tl.o six-iuob gun only gots  off its 100 lh. projru'tilu at the rate  of 7.10 round-** per minute.  Hut these statutics aro distinctly Interesting in that they conclusively  prove It Is not possible to lay down  absolutely rigid formula iu the mat-  tor, of tiro delivery,  LATEST  FISH STORY  German Admiration of British Daring  The latest"Urltlsh air raid lu;o  Germany , pponrs to Imvo caused some  surprise In Germany. Speaking of tho  attompt on tho Hickoudorf Gas Works  under machine gnu llro tl.o Cologne  Gftzotto Hiiya; "Wo should llko to ro-  cognize thiu ploco of bravery of tlio  I-lngllHl) or Fronch filar, for it really  ia a daring act which ono num ro-  spoct. As It was tho middle of tho  af*e:'iioon many promenudorB saw tho  machine, although hardly anyouo  imaginnd It wan tho oiiomy-H.  The UholnlBcho WofltfnliHclii* Zeitung doHorlbOH tho fliicciwsi'ul (iiinck on  the airship shod nt Dussoldorf. The  filer was expound to heavy Hhrnpnol  nnd rifle Urn. Nonr Um new nlmd ho  suddenly illvou ho Hint tho ppootntoni  thought lm was hit, Hut lm obviously  lived to avoid thn Hhriipiioi ai.d mm--  morn corliiin of hia aim, with one  Hhot lm hit tlm Hholl about tlm middle  of the roof, A gigantic burnt of flanm  followed nnd tlm.'o wan great mnokn  for about 10 mliiutoH, ��������� Hxtorniilly nothing wns to bn neon but a largo holo.  It In Huppouod that tho lller must have  Iftnrii-xl fliroi.gh tr"iiclii'rv that llib-  Zeppolln had, only boon 'transferred  ill mo ilnyj- previoiiHly from tho old  slicil. If. iih Ih reported, tho nlrnlilp  wuh not (Hind, tho hope in oxpruj-mod  thnt It Ih not too Horlously dnimigoil,  Not the Russia of Old  HiiBHln h'iiH '''.-riiuustriit-'tl that ������lm mj  not tbo RuHsIa   of tlm Japanem. war.  Iler" HOldlerH   fought wull oven then.  given onliro control of tho navigation] lint hor koiomIh won*- either timid or  ������""���������>       t-t.ur<).nj        xil.lv    ktul     IHC.II.a  {'..'.idivil'.y lhe iiiot'ir'.ni* -t -,l%Mi- ult'i  in tho eoiiHtal nren of Groat llrltaln  are beginning to uiidurHtiind that .  .M-wr/.s cliulli-iigt* i.s a tiling to lie  obeyed without <|tioHtlon or delay, it  Iiiih taken mnny wpoSih to Impress thl'i  f���������...        ,,,,,,���������        .1,,,       ���������l,,v      ll,-,,|.|,��������� ,,,.-.!      i  civilian moiori-i., hoKideH Hoveral  round-* of i.ell I'MiirldgeH and perhaj!������i  half a dozen Hi-rlorn eiiHiinliies,  In tlm early dny.** of tint war, all  toiirluiH woro Inclined to pull up  Hlowly whon cliiulniitfod, and iihK with  a .n.poreliloiiH Hinilo, "Well, my go.*.)  ' ,il  do >.m   rtunr.'"   I'm t,  |*,,i*  Back to Land Movement by Pike Near  Baseano, Alta. ���������  Tho latest fish story that has been  sprung on the public���������a story wliich  "out-whoops" so-.o of the most famous of the Whopper Club series���������is  that told by J. Jones, an inspector in  the agricultural branch of the Canadian Pacilic, whoa., activities are con-  lined to tlio Rosemary colony, near  Bassano,  Thero Is nothing of the piking attitude about Um story but the llsh. Tho  llsh were pike, rt appears tliat tliero  .ms been stnrtoc among the' fish of  tho Bow,river a "back to the land"  movement, with the irrigated land  p.'ol'errod. Mr. Jones says that on the  land, or on ouo pnrtculur farm, In the  itosomary colony, the water was turned into tho ditches ono morning for  two hours and then turned off. Wh6n  it had all sunpotl away into tho  ground there were enough plic found  to feed thirteen men for ono meal.  Sinco thai, lime a number of llsh  havo been obtained, . In fact, thero  seeniH to be a serious sort of mania  among theso llsh to get out ot tho  water at the earloist possible moment.  It appears that many of tho irrigation di tol.en are full of IIhIi and in  Homo places ono of tho favorite rocroa-  tlotiR Ih to go cut and "land" a Hook  of fish for bronkfust,���������Montreal Gaz-  .Uo,  capturing Trr.de  Tho extent to whlcn the subject of  ivuj'h and means for capturing,, tho  triulo heretofore onjoyod by Germany  Is occupying tho . aontlon of llrltlHli  lutoroKts and tho space of lirltlHh  newspapers must excite admiration  from any source, 110 mailer now parti-  mm. Wo referred two month*- ago to  IhlH fact, noting 11. as a mutter of vital  IntoroH*. to all parflos engahJd tn war,  and to noutr.' natlonH hh woll that  Groat Britain apparently was direct*  Ing lis much energy lowardH the main*  ton unco nnd tho oxpaiirilon of her  triulo uh toward tho prouocutlon of Uio  war,  At a time who. thu war * aa but a  fn,v woo.kH old, ), wiih Hc.araily 11 matter for ai-UonlHlimont that Britain  t-liouhl bo turning hor o.ucrgloH toward trndn probleniH to Bimh an extent, nut now, with Um war old, at  leant, In point of Hold oporaUoiiH  ���������sieges, devastation and doHtrticllon, It  ciim.oi but ai'oiiHP iiHtoniHhod a.lmiration to llnd tlm British public tit homo  and lu tho eolonlei* workln;: Hleadfimf-  ly and with no dliiilniiiition of nrdor to  tnko advantage ol' the triulo upportiin-  itlnn afforded hy Gerinnny'H Hiihmor*  Hinn in war.���������Fiiiuimliil American.  NM Crm*-, Hut Klda-d  Qn llm lighter aide of the picture *m  the following anecdote, which In cur-  NOT  READY TILL SPRING  Among This 1,000,000 Are 200,000 Old  Soldiers���������Weakly Men Weeded  The bulk of Lord Kitchener's new.  army of 1,000,000, men now coming  into being will not, according to ao  expert military view, be ready for service in tbo held until next spring, but  owing to the,, superior class of men  who have respond od to tho call their  training is progressing rapidly. Amons;  thom, according to authoritative  circles, thero aro nearly 200,000 old  Boldiors who havo served in tho British regular army fcr periods ranging  from seven to twelve years, and thoao  form an 11-Junirabl.e sUIto-M &E������%������  new Recruits ��������� froih civil uio, whopx  thoy assist in training. To this must  be added many men who havo served  short pOrlods in tho volunteer forces  of tu&.isiiiya..  "AH weakly men among tho now recruits havo Loon rapidly weeded out  during vliio stiff training and moat of..  tho moiiaro dovoloping into fine abaft,,  while tholr excellent physical Condition will mako them a valuablo addition to tho vast allied army which wiJJ*  bo In tho Hold noxt Hprltig to recommence the campaign against Germany:  The ["estroyers of Cities  That   the   strongest   fortincallonc  ovor built cannot   withstand tho   attacks .of  lho  groat German    Biogo '  n^orlartf  will  bo  readily- undcrfltoe***1'  from tho following cxpiun: tion of lla  capacity:  .. Kxilct "particular!) as to tlio weight  al jJhQll and ballistic fcaturcB of tho  11-inch iiiorti.r are not avaiLI-lo; but  by comparison with our own 12-Inch  mortar It may bo (iHsumcd that Uio  following particulars aro not far  rom the1 facts: Tho weight of tho  gun and Uh carriage, etc., for transportation Ih nearly forty tons, Tlm  weight of thu 'hell Ih about 750  pounds." T.iu maximum range at au  elevation of Oa dcgrocB Ih 24,������fi0 fcot,  and tlm maximum range at W/m Ao  groon elovatlon Is a littlo ovor '13,000  foot.  Ah upon tlm noa, ho upon llm land,  Uio attack Iiiih (ivurtiiUKlcn*! Uio do-  foiiHo; for It mny bo ottitcd with  littlo four of oo'i trad let Ion Unit ���������  rain of 11-Inch J10I1 falling almont  vertically from an altitude of noveriil  mlloH would i-uifflco to destroy llm  Ktrougeiit fortllliMtioiiH oxinliiiK today. Tho ��������� (iriibon turrets afforded  ample, prolei'iii'ii agnliiHl tlm dlro-l  flro of high velocity rlllon nnft  tlm hh'h tingle llro of tlm lighter  Hicgo guns which worn in vog.iu  when llii'Hn fortH wore ilei.lgmvl; but  agniiiHi Ihoiio eimrnioiiH IJ-mHt innr-  (uni, fitted with delayed-action fusr.s  and tilled with the moiU niaderi. high  oxplohlvos, they nro helpless.  'I',', iit.iii.utittit [.iui't uitiur u: vuill.u  in liiii.sla I.i oi|iilvaloii| to a luca.-iiua  In thla country prohibiting the iul������< ul  rout, though il������ aliHoliito truth Ih not 1 Hpints.    Vodka  in  neither  more nor  vouched for: h'HH thnn whluliy.    It wiih i .ice rjo*  On 11 recent .iicuhIoi- it IIi'IUhIi <;av-i whlal.y, jiml iih Hco'eh and Iribli wlili������-  ,\'��������� .1  ,...!.,...-....   . Lv.  ���������'....*. -i.i*. 1,.1   mini, ...������   oii.'iiiii.* ....I 1- 11 < jiii 11.11). y iiiiiIL  IiIh men, hid In the edge of a wonil by , Nov.ad.ty11 It   Is  11ii.de, llko  ordinary  it  ro'ud.    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Uy order of lhe City Council.
A, McKixNdX.
City Clerk
City Hull, Fehnntry l?5lli. 1015.-
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[ Spcrtsmcns Goods
-? i^jierai Hardware
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.Mi, Eric, 1', Heniii-berg, wishes
tu iiiimiuiK'*.' llmt he i> jisepurod l(*
give le.-toiis in French, Anyone
deifiroii.s of taking up eouisi*, will
pli*n��n eoii'inuniciite with ihe
nhove. Address i\ 0. Ilox -Idli.
Cumher!;iiid, II. C.
NOTICI! in litM'fty ��ivi>n tlmt lit tlm
ui'Xt nuctuiK "f tiiu liuiii.l ..I' I. ('i'ii**'.-
iNiiiiNiiHHiuiif i'H it ilio t' ly nf Ciiinli r-
lnnd, J inl'Ti'l n> ftJU'ly C*ir 11 iriuisler of
llm it liulim'ili* lii|y'r licimi.11 tivl'l liy mo
un J.ui i'i, i'llo.U IT), ('iiiiitd'ilmiil Town.
Hit*', t'i lHiiniiui! Miirn'.i'tu.
D..U11I I'Miruury lOlli, l!)l.ri.
t 11 t ���    1       r *-  ���   - ���
Ffeivinoa f >v   Third   Sunday   in
Holy Commnnion 8 80 n  m.
Matins Hum.
Kvonfonp 7 p. m.
���Servit'c of Imen-esf-ion on Wedro*-
diiy ut 8 p. in.   L tarty on   Friday
nt 11 a, 111.
Arthur Bifichlager, Vicar.
Ladies' and Gi-ntlcnu'n's
visiting Cards neatly printed
at tht: Cunibcrlatid Ncv.':;.
-���**���- ���������
G(.:t your Dance Invitations
������rinted at th-: Cunibiirhind
Pc-ndlelon, Ore, Feb.- 27 Seven younj- women, memhei,-'. ol
Pilot Rock I'.imilic!-, weie cou ���
vicled in the recorder's com tut
thut town hi--t. ni'jht for huviii;^
������rnjwcd'' nt n ludj^e   .soi-inl, uiui
., .. t*   ,���    ���',..,*���. !iif;;itn-,'.ss find arnirarv. at Tht'
'��� ,1     ���>-,     V, 1 |r':;* ol   -iO'to M.  i!f M- |
'     '.'I'M)'lill! A.N'I) NKWS nr.l'K"!1
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���^-VSjfcjj.      ,\n   Mil'i* 1/1   I  < lolt.i^ j v, CH* IIIH.lt IW-  Uoj<.��l.*< l.iiy.       < ne
^^j/   JJnili;  nil    til':   :*.ilin''. (|j,u,s We;'c si Spetldeil liniiliji >mu.(1
csuiotiix-,   and   wKhj-^.j,.,^,,,.,   -Nine yuun- in'-n hud
been triid pieviu'.tsly for paiti-.-i
1,'iMnn mi t!*��- "*!..'T"in����"    on im*-
���������';. 1 J.....-.I    -a 111    I...   iii    thi    VW.*AW*A^���������VVV*^ V.'ivv
.   .'...1 r   y ,   ���:   Id.     i."r-*" or- jconvifted.     Two   served M-nt'.-u-
,,.-.   ,.,.r<  llf   ..,.,���. .Ji,..,,       ThMn.i.-PikM.ofP.-.MU.Mi rH,imJfjaiit. ��� jail iu lJwful,i, ,ff r,,,,*
..h     v,t���    W,,,,    v,M.;hM.U...,,iK   lo����   ����r   il.���,.��Hfrwj      Acil   OTdillIini.l.ori,iiolUock
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The' following com mi mi cation received by Mayor Parnliam, from Salisbury Plain, has
been handed to us for publication:
Lark Mill, Durrington,
Salisbury Plain,
Feb., 6th, 1914
Your Worship:���I have jus:
been issued with a nice gray
flannel shirt, and inside the
left pocket, was sewn a ribbon
(Red, White and Blue, with
card,   "Best   Wishes   Fko.m
It is,, refilly a nice present,
ancl I wish \ou could convey
to the dear lady who made
same,, that her kind gift is
much appreciated,and I'm sure
she has a warm spot in her
heart for our Canadian soldiers,
fell her, if possible, we will
do her honour in the struggle
to come. Good old Vancouver Island.
From one of the
"I'ikst British Columbia"
Thanks in   'anticipation   for
your kindness,
Tliat I'nel oil b.iMiiess seems lo
be a burning <]ii*-siii'ii. lt is
lor ns lo tluow Void wider on it,
,\ j'l.'-iii.ii iaoi-iiii Ai-Mj'.'iiiiiiiii j
wns I'oMni'd ut i.oiii'ii'iniy on Tri-
d:iv e.vi'iiiiiii- Then* wus u tjood
atii'inliuie-i of di'li'^uli .i from
1 *...,,In.t l-i'.fl I'l-viiii. i 1 m'iin 'linv
mid 1 >��*n 1��-1.' Isl.iii'i. It wu-* de"
i.jil,.il to -.- i.i i convention I'-'i' llu-
n 111imi*ing of 11 I.ibi-i.il cHiiiiiihilc
I'oi' thi-i    c.iu.*.litiii'iicv,   in   uboiil
1 n OVER   THB    WOULD. g
1 SPECIAL AT'i'KNTION paid to SAVINGS ACCOUNTS & lniero.-u |
1   at liijiheat  Current Rules ulioved on De*j.osilB of $1 and upwnrda
|  CUMBERLAND, B.O., Brnncli, Opon Daily D. M. Morrison, Mgr.  g
UNION T��AY, B.C. Branch, Oponraily. F, UoewoiUa, Mgr.         |
I  roURTENAY,   B. 0 , Branch,  Open Dailv R. H  Haidwiok,   Mgr'        |
5 |*y
:V.   BO|HORfl=:
Manufacturer of MINERAL WATER
P. 0. BOX 482
PHONE 20....
I Thomson's   Boarding   House |
Has Now Ue��n Opened Up mid is
prepared to receive hoarders
Hoard by ��he Day, Weil; or  Month
��� !\i-asoiiab!e Nates���
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W    XXl*^.    ^P*U/n**i^^*i Dunnmuir Avonuo, Nonr Fourth    fo
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Kniili-h I x MJUTON ��lway�� ..�� tap tbo, the (��mou�� MILWAUKKtt
ItKHri-l���Anh��im��i*. Huliomii*., .Sohlre, Ao. "VLD UKKY JIKAilD"
SCOTCH WHISKY, Bust Wioes and Liquors of all kinds
Tin- H.'.iriliiiK Mul l-.*'!1--!**!* U. pirtmi'i.t. timliT tlio iaim��*(liuto -n|i(>ririteiulo��iei��
v il! li;- loui (i fc'irt-t ..'';..��������� in nw.ry r. ^,,.^7.
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1U7 5.S,
91 no per day aud Up
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