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 VOL. IV.
REVELSTOKE, B. C, OCTOBER 22, 1892.-
No. 19.
W. PELLEW HARVEY,
Assayer and Analytical Chemist,
Golden, B.C.
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Silver, Gold or Lend, ouch.... $1.50
do, combined   3.00
SilVer and Lend    2.60
Silver and Gold    2.00
Silver and Copper    8.50
Silver, Gold and Copper    4.00
Silver, Gold, Lead and Copper   5.50
Othor prices on application.
Agent in Revelstoke, through whom
Samples mat he sent:
T. LIVINGSTONE HAIG.
THE
MADDEN HOUSE,
HUGH MADDEN, Prop'r.
Beautifully situated ou the Lake
shoro at tho onlranco to the best and
shortest rond to tho Sloean mines and
New Denver. Tho best fishing and
hunting in the district, with grand
boating aud sketchiug facilities for
tourists aud artists.
The Baii is supi'lied with tue .
Best brands of wines.liquors
and cigars.
The accommodations of the Hotel are
of the best.
Nakusp,
This town, magnificently situated on
the Upper Arrow Lake, is the
shipping port for the
Sloean Mines, is
connected
with
Sloean Lake and New Denver
by a
good, level
trail 18 miles iu
length, aud is bouud to
speedily become  a  place of
considerable wealth nnd importance.
Townsite maps and all information
as to purohase of lots cau be obtained
from
A. HOLMAN,
Nakusp.
Ernest Fletcher,
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER.
EEVELSTOKE, B.C.
Plans and Specifications drawn up for
persons intending to build.    Seasoned Lumber always ou hand,
Fanoy Work, Turned and
Scroll Work executed
neatly.   A fine selection Picture
Mouldings
Furnitui'O Made and Repaired.
Ordors by mail promptly attended to.
Stockholm House
JOHN STONE, Pnor.
Tho Dining-room is furnished with the
best the market affords.
The bar is supplied with a choice stock
of wines, liquors aud cigars,
TIIE
COLUMBIA  HOUSE.
REVELSTOKE. B.C,
The largest and most central Hotel in
the city ; good accommodation ; everything new ; table well supplied ; bar nnd
billiard room attached ; lire proof safe,
BROWN k CLARK,
Proprietors,
FREE 'BUS AT ALL   TRAINS
EEVELSTOKE.
F. McCarthy  -    .    .   ,
Prop.
First-class Temperance House.
Boaud and Lodging ��5  Pep. Week.
MEALS, 25C.       1IEDS 25c.
This hotel is situated convenient to the
station, is comfortably furnished, and
affords first clas6 accommodation.
0. & H. LEWIS,
BAKERS AND COBFECTIOSEM.
MINERAL ACT, 1891.
(form f.)
Certificate of Improvements.
NOTICE,
Lanark Minornl Claim, Illocillewaet,
West Kooteuay District.
Take notice that I, N. P. SNOW-
DON, freo miner's certificate No.
40429, intend, sixty days from the
date hereof, to apply to the Gold
Commissioner for a certificate of improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown grant of tho nbovo clnim.
And further take notice, that adverse claims must be sent to the Gold
Commissioner and action commenced
before the issuance of such certificate
of improvements.
Dated this 28th day of August, 1892
A. McNEIL,
BARBER'S SHOP AND
BATH-ROOMS,
REVELSTOKE, B.C.
OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.
Royal Mail Lines,
CHEAPEST k QUICKEST ROUTE
TO THE OLD COUNTRY.
Proposed Sailings from Montreal.
MONGOLIAN..Allan Line... Sept, 17
SARDINIAN ���'        ...Sept, 24
NUMIDIAN " ...Oct. 1
SAENIA.. ..DomiuionLiue... Sunt, 14
LABRADOR " ...Sept. 21
OREGON " ... Sept. 28
From New York.
BRITANNIC... White Star... Sept. 11
MAJESTIC "        ...Sept. 21
GERMANIC "        ...Sept. 28
Cabin ��40, 845, 850, ��60, ��70, ��80 upwards.
Intermediate, ��25 ; Steerage, ��20.
Passengers ticketed through to all
points in Great Britain aud Ireland, and
at specially low rates to all parts of the
Europium continent.
Prepaid passages arranged from all
points,
Apply to nearest steamship or railway
agent; to
I. T. Brewster,
Agent, Revelstoke;
or to Robert Kerr, General Passenger
Agent, Winnipeg.
I.O.G.T. Open Meeting.
Columbia Lodge of Good Templars held an open meeting on Tuesday night, which was exceedingly
well attended. The Rev. C. Ladner
was chairman. The following first-
class programmo was gono through :
Opening ode By the Lodgo
A few remarks by the Chairman	
Song���"Joyful Day"..By the Lodge
Song Mr. Wm. Leo
Reoitation Miss May Valentine
Song By the Juvenile Templars
Reading Miss Mabel Adair
Song Miss Hattie Lee
Recitation Miss Jessie Paton
Address Rev. C. Ladner
Song Mr. Wm. Lee
Song By the Juvenile Templars
Closing ode By the Lodge
Song���"We'll Roll the Temperance
Ball "....By the Lodge
It is beyond all doubt that Myrtle
Navy is the favorite tobacco with the
smokers of Canada. They obtain
moro eujoymout from it than from
auy other tobacco made, nud thoso
of them who havo used it loug
enough to tost its merits never abandon it for any other brand. The
reason for thin preference is that tlio
Myrtlo Navy is made of the very
finest loaf which is grown, and that
iu every prooesB of ils manufacture
lho most vigilant cure i.i oxevoised to
preserve llio genuine aroma of thu
loaf.
HULL BEOS
REVELSTOKE,
B UTCHERS
AND WHOLESALE   AND RETAIL DEALERS IN
BEEF, PORK, ETC,
SUPPERS and BALLS
Catered for.
WEDDING CAKES A SPECIALTY,
REVELSTOKE, B.C.
LOCAL NEWS.
BOOTMAKER,
MAIN STREET,  REVELSTOKE,
Boots & Shoes made to
order.
Harness Leather Kept in Stock.
REPAIRING WHILE YOU WAIT.
CAUTION.
EACH PLUG OF THE
Myrtle Navy
IS MARKED
T. & B.
In Bronze Letters.
NONE   OTHER  IS  GENUINE.
Thanksgiving Bervloea will bo held
in the Methodist Church on Sunday,
tho 30th inst,
Ladies' Hats,���A fow moro ladies'
hats at II. N, Coursier's to bo run off
at 50 cents each,
A complimentary supper waa tendered Mr. J. W. Haskins last night.
Full report next week.
A Masonic sermon will bo proachod
in tho Mothodist church by tho Rev,
C. Ladnor to-morrow evening at 7.30.
All are cordially invited.
There were only threo ordinary
cases for trial nt last Saturday's
County Court, and tho moat important of these was settled out of court.
Messrs. O. k II, Lowis have commenced businoss as bakers aud con-
fectiouers on tho premises formerly
occupied by Greeu Bros,, ou i'rout
Street.
Service will be held by the Rev,
T. Paton in the Presbyterian church
tomorrow evening at 7.30. Prayer
meeting at Mr. Baton's house on
Wednesday at 8 p.m.
The post-oflico has been removed
to R. E, Lemon's commodious storo,
on the opposite side of tho street,
where Mr. Wells, the postmaster,
will carry on business,
Clinich of England services will
be conducted in tho schoolroom tomorrow by tho Rev, J, C. C. Kemm.
Eleven o'clock���Morning Bervice and
sermon. Half past scvon���Evening
service and sermon.
On Tuesday morning Revel.-dokiaus
awoke to tiud "the beautitul" had
arrived. It was only about au inch
in dopth, however, and completely
vanished before the day was ovor.
The weather is quite mild.
The first danco of the season will
be given by tho Quadrille Club on
Wednesday piglit, 26th inst. Good
music ami a spleudtd floor should be
inducements to tempt the lovers of
terpsiuhorean art to attend iu largo
numbers.
Among the Columbia's passengers
on Thursday wero Messrs, R, Mar-
pole, J. D. Townley, D. McG llivray,
J. P. Gordon, Col. Tracey, Captain
Taplow, Mayor Copo (Vancouver),
Thos. Dunn, E. H. Fletcher and D.
G. Munii.
Mr. J. O. Piper, late resident at
tho smelter, has taken up a quarter
section of laud on ihe north shore of
Trout Lake, and will build a house
aud take up his residence there at
once, He left Revelstoke for that
place this morning,
Largo numbers of emigrants from
the United Suites are passing through
Revelstoke bound for tho Canadian
Northwest. They come in by way of
Bonner's Ferry and Littlo Dalles and
np tho Columbia Rivor. Tbey are
mostly large families, robust, but a
trifle wild and unkempt.
Frank Saunders, the yonng man
who broke into Messrs. Hull Bros.'
butcher shop and stole $138 from tho
cashbox threo weeks ago, was tried
at the Revelstoke Courthouse on
Saturday by Judge Walkem. The
prisoner pleaded guilty, and was
sentenced to two years in tho provincial ptuiteutiary at Now Westminster.
Remember the date.���Miss Graham starts on her full ordor trip ou
Tuesday, Nov. 1st, aud will wait on
the ladies of Donald November 2nd
and 3rd, Guidon 1th and 5th, with a
full and elegant rango of H. N.
Coursier's Dress Goods, Millinery
and Fancy Goods. Miss Graham
has the latest fashions and guarantees her drossos to lit perfectly.
Among tho Columbia's passongors
dowu on Monday were Messrs. Ward
and Downey, of the C.P.R.; Judge
Walkem, Messrs. Eberts, Keofor and
Mahou, of Vancouvor, aud Mr. Anthony, of Moscow, Idaho, Tho last
named gentleman iB returning homo
from a visit to tho Canadian Northwest, whoro ho hus purchased 5,000
acres of land from the C.P.R. He
lias a very high opinion of this country, and says it is bound to como to
the front, very soon.
The Winnipeg monthly "Scandinavian Canadian " will hereafter appear weekly. Thero boing now abont
8,000 Scandinavians in Canada, tho
proprietor, Mr. E, Obion, feels justified in taking this step. Tho paper
(which iB tlio only Scandinavian
journal published in the Dominion)
is now livo years old, having been
established in August, 1SS7, uud its
progress has been steady and successful, liov. C, O, llofstrand will
HBsist iu the editorial depurtmeut,
At a public meeting hold last week
iu Bourne's Hall to discuss tho land
question Mr. R. Tapping was voted
tlio chair. Ho pointed out the great
disadvantages under which thoy
labored by not being permitted to
buy any laud at the station. No ono
cared to improve property unless ho
could seo a prospect of becoming tho
owner of it some day. According to
statislics, if tho people there could
buy tho land they lived on they
would bo $200,000 bettor off at the
eud of twenty years. Ho read a
resolution addressed to llio 0. P. R.
Land Commissioner praying that tho
land bo put on tho market for private
purchase. After a fow remarks from
Mr. 11, J. Bourne, who said thoy all
wanted to bo owners aud uot tonants
of the land thoy lived ou, the resolution was carried unanimously,
Gold in Big Bond.
Messrs. L, Mason and G. Laforme
arrived down from Big Bend this
week, bringing most gratifying news
concerning the placer mines there,
as well as a quantity of coarso gold
aud nuggets to back up their statements. .Mr. Mason says four men at
the Consolation mino took out ,*250
worth iu two shifts. At auothor
claim every shovelful of dirt panned
out $45, Owiug to an unfortunate
circumstance full details are kept
over till nest week. Mr. Laforme is
paoking iu the wiutor supplies, and
will mako throo trips. He left with
his pack train oil tho first of these,
yesterday.
Robberies at Revelstoke.
ILLECILLEWAET & FISH
CREEK NEWS.
Development work has boen completed on all the claims at Fish
Crock. Tho Elizabeth aud Edinburgh, adjoining claims, both owned
by Mr. Ryckman, M.P., and Walter
.Scott, havo turned out wonderfully
rich, as anticipated. On the former
a shaft has beeu sunk, which is now
down 70 feet, being iu good oro on
an eight inch solid voiu. At the
surface tho mineral of this ledge
assayed from 175 oz, to 204 oz, per
ton j at tho bottom of the shaft it
goes ovor 300 oz. silvor to the ton,
Bhowing that the oro becomes richer
as it descends. The carbonates carried iu the lodo aro very rich, assaying over 700 oz. Thero is a large
quantity of galona and carbonates ou
tho dump ready for transport to the
smelter. They are driving a tunnel
to intersect tho lodo on tho Edinburgh, whioh is in about 50 feet, aud
they expect to strike the veiu withiu
auothor 15 or 20 feet.
At Coppor Hill the Silver Bow is
pauniug out exceedingly well, and
there are ovor 40 tons of rich peacock
ore now on the dump. This ore
carries 09 per cont, of copper, 820 in
gold aud 91 in silver. The lode has
boen traced for about 500 yards at
surface, aud iho vein runs from two
to four feet in thickness. Si-me fine
specimens havo beon taken from this
miue for exhibition at the world's
lair, Iu connection with the Silver
Bow, the following letter from Mr.
A, II. Holdich, an assoyer of over
twenty years' experience, who examined tho specimens for Chicago now
ou view at Illecillewaet, goes to
prove, that its wealth is a grand
real iiy :���
"Editor Kootenay Star, ���
"Ootober 18th, 1892.
"Dear sir,���Iu reply to your request that I should take notice of
the mineral specimens on view at
Illecillewaet, I can only say that tho
richness of tho ores astonished mo.
The galena scorned as solid at that
from the Freddie Loo���massive, with
some very close grained and some of
a larger crystalline structure, hut all
solid, clean oro, evidently from a
rein of considerable width. I was
informed of the average silver aud
gold contents, but havo unfortunately mislaid my notes, To tho
best of my recollection, however, it
wus uot extraordinarily high���probably 100 oz. silver per ton and a
littlo gold. But the copper ore, from |
thc Silver Bow claim, was by far the
finest spocimen of purple ore I have
seen in this country, aud for solidity,
purity, and lho sizo of the vein was
certainly a long way ahead of any in
tho Toad Mountain district. This
ore, I was informed, rau up to 09 per
cont. copper, with some silver and
about 920 in gold. I am not responsible for the assays, but it seems
quito possible that such is the fact,
although it is a high percentage for
copper oro. Ou my next visit I hope
to examino that aud other claims and
to get somo moro specimens of tho
mineral wealth of the distriot.���I am,
sir, yours obediently,
"A. II. HoMWii."
Wilhin half a mile of tho town and
only 2,000 feet from the O. P. R. is
tho Gnat Cave mino, whicli is ono of
tho most promising in the district.
Adjoining it is tlio Silver King (tho
original Silver King), whicli has a
splendid showing of galona at surface. It is to bo worked uext spriug
by a strong company.
Mr. Mcintosh, M.P., who is interested in sovoral miuing properties
here, has ordered a concentrator,
which will bo put in operation early
iu tho spring.
Mr. Owen, who is in Wost Kooto��
nay for the purpose of collecting
mineral specimens for exhibition iu
the windows of the C. P. R. ollico,
London, Eng., is visiting the whole
of Mr. Mcintosh's claims for the
purpose of getting 1,000 lbs, of oro
lo forward to tho capitalists at Ottawa whom Mr, Mcintosh represents,
This will no doubt convince them
that the Illocillewaet minus are quito
us good as they are reported to bo,
mid thai there aro no such tilings us
"wildcats" there.
Last Sunday night Mr. Coursier's
storo, Front Street, Rovelstoke, was
broken into ond several articles
token away, The thief entered by a
back wimlow, and tho Rev, C. Ladner, whoso house adjoins, hearing
suspicious noises in tho store, sent
for Mr. Coursier, who resides about
a quarter of a milo distant. On his
arrival it was fouud that the placo
had beeu rausacked in tho dark, but
the intruder hud decamped. A pair
of shoes, a coat and hat belonging
to the burglar were fouud in the
storo.
Chas. Guay, a Chinaman about 30
years of ago, generally known by tho
uamo of "Jim," who was employed
as cook at the Columbia House till
about two months ago, was brought
bofore Mr. Frod. Fraser, J.P., on
Wednesday charged with stealing
certain articles from the storo of Mr,
H. N. Coursier.
Mr. Coursier gavo evidence identifying tho goods produced as beiug
part of his stock, His private mark
was ou them.
Oflicor Kirkup said : I know tho
prisoner, From information received
I arrested Rim yesterday. After his
arrest I searched tho room in which
he sleeps and found in a valise a pair
of drawers, a box of soap and a
brush, which were recognized by
Mr. Coursier as being part of the
goods he had missed. Mr, Coursier
also gavo me a pair of boots and
some dress goods returned to him,
which I now produce.
War Chung, sworn, said: I have-
known the prisoner six months. He
always bore a good oharaoter. I
huve always trusted him in my store.
Huvo kuown him send to Victoria
for goods in my name.
I'risouer had nothing to say, and
wus committed to take his trial at the
uext court of competent jurisdiction.
LARDEAU NOTES.
J. C. Wagner has rcoently discovered  in  the Lardeau a galena
lodgo uot far from the main contact
where he and his partners mado tbeir
first locations.   The ledge is from
eight to  ten feet wide and  well
mineralized. In several places where
it was cut into from three to four
feet of solid galena was found.   Tbe
ledge is a true fissure, cutting the
formation near tho head waters of
Haley Creek, on the divide between
that creek and Puncan River.   Portions of tbe ledge carry grey copp-t-
and blaok aotimonial silver, all being
of high grade ore.  The return of
samples sent for assay will be reported later,   Mr. Wagner aud partner, J. A. Kennedy, made five locations���the Merry Day, Lucy Jane,
Princess, Night Hawk and Blue Jav.
Thc three claims located on the on in
contact by himself and partners two.
or threo months ago assayed���
Claim, Silver.    Gold.       Lead.
No, 1. 104 oz. - (raoe. - 78-80 p.c.
No. 2. 110 oz.- 84 00 -79 00   "
No. 3, 115 oz. - 88.78 - 78 02  "
Mr, Wagner considers the Lardeau
tho greatest miuing oountry ou tbis
continent,   He has examined tho ten
locations made by J. W. Raskins,
and considers them the greatest tiud
that has yet been soen iu any mining
camp iu America-ond he lias been
iu most of thom.   .Air. Wagner has
received letters from two companies
desiring him to prospect for tbem
next summer.    His own company
has appoiutcd him manager, and be
intends to make things hum noxt
season.    In case a wagon rood ic
constructed into the Lardeau (and
a movement to that ond is now on
foot) ho will oommence shipping oro
as soon as it is open, haviug about
3,000 tons ready for removal.   He
will bo enabled to keep a largo pack
train on the go all the time, as his
claims are favorably situated.   Mr,
Wagner returned to tho Lardeau on
Thursday.
Ripans
Ripani
Tabulos cure colic.
Tabules cure headache.
E.  PICARD,
REVELSTOKE STATION.
Begs in announce that he is prepared to make und repair nil kinds of
muttresses, pillows, &o., at reasonable
prices. Upholstering done ou tho
promises.   Satisfaction guarantee.].
Ripans Tabulos cure constipation, "Help the School-Teacher."
The mother, enoumbered with many cares
Gila the littlo basket witli bountiful lunch,
hunts up the brimless straw hat a**d places
il mop of the bltwk, brown, or golden curls
ties the bonnet strings securely under tho
dimpled chin, ami with a sigh of relief turns
again to the unending housework,
What a relief it is lo know thut tho busy,
restless, misohievous little ones are oft'her
hands for all day and she may work, undisturbed by ohildish hurts and quarrels. A
mother of my acquaintance solemnly affirms
that when the children of her household are
safely headed towards the schoolhouse half
her (lay's work is ended, and her children
number but two after all
Now when this part of the mother's work
ends tho,teacher's begins, and yon are so
worried by at most a half-dozen of these
little busy bodies think for a moment of
tlie teachor Biirrounded by thirty or moro
of iheso same restless ones, good, bad, and
indifferent, all in the samo littlo room, and
decide whether you help or hinder that
teacher.
For the sake of your own boys and girls,
if nut for Ihe sake oi the toiling schoolmistress, be a helper. The school is not si.nply
a place to send the children to keep thom
out of your way, but the post whero thoy
must be trained ii nd drilled for future usefulness, it is in your power to so aid tho
teacher that your child may receive the
greatest benefit, und you have it oqually in
your power to so cripple her elforts that in
the great account of your child's lifo thoro
will be charged up to you great loss.
I know many a mother will flay, "I cannot aid the teacher.   What time havo I ?"
My dear woman, you can aid even moro
by not foing than hy doing. "Firstly:"
Don't al'ow tlio children to he absent from
school unless it is absolutely unavoidable.
If you send them ut all, send regularly. I
know that" Mary" is needed in tho kitchen
and "John" in the haylield or store, but
as yon value your child's future welfare
above the " jingling of the guinea " in your
pocket to-day, I say to you "don't. " By
the way that last idea is not wholly for the
consideration of the mothers; the fathers
need to take two-thirds of it, leaving tho
mother her lawful third.
"Secondly i" Don't send tho children late
to school. Some of you have yourselves
lwcii teachers and can recall the annoyance
of having pupils reach the schoolhouse any
time from nine till noon, every fresh arrival
serving as an attraction for the wandering
minds of the urchins already assembled,
Don't send them to school, on the other
hand, at half past six in the morning to get
them out of your way. If you do, don't
blame the teacher for the quarrols and disturbances which occur before the house is
opened at eight.
Don't discuss the faults of the teacher and
her failing.. .Many qua ify that by adding
"in the presence of the children," but I
say to you, " don't do it at all." Common
charity forbids it and common courtesy
prohibits it. She has faults? Ofcourseshe
has and so have you ; but would you feel
that she was justified in pointing out your
shortcomings to your children or exposing
them to the gaze of your neighbor!
I once reproved a little fellow for using
an oath, and with the truthfulness of childhood he raised his eyes to my face and said
in vindication, "My papa swears."   Was
I called upon to tell that child that his I
father was a very had man ?   I was not re-1
quired to shake the child's faith in thefath- j
er.   Enough for me to teach him that the |
language was wrong, and that he must not I
use it.
Neither have ynu a right to destroy thu
ohild's faith in his teacher, nor  will you
find the teacher guilty of su'li wrongdoing.
Her faults are apt to be of tho head, not of
the heart.   When you see where sho fails,!
if you are very sure it is a failure, go to
her in all kindness and point out ihe error. j
I assure you that you will be received i.i!
the same spirit in which you come, aud tne i
ditheulty can easily lie adjusted if you come
in sincere friendliness, without auger, and
with the good not only ol your child hut ot
the en'ire sohool at heart.
Don't Ily into a rage if your child is pun- -
ished,    Doubtless he richly deserve,', all he
received.   Use a little reason and you will
realize that asyou yourself rind it necessary .
to punish severely, the teacher also must!
now and then do the same.    Don't preach
governing entirely by the power o; love un- j
til you have used that power so constant
at homo t'tr.t your children will obey
without quiition.
If " Willie" comeshnme in . S
ish rage because " teacher struck him oier
the hea 1, just for whispering," don'; rouse
yourself up in fancied righteous iudignati in
and de'.are that " a person who will strike
a child on the head is unlit to associate �� I
the sweet little nnti,"
Injurious'.'   Ves, no doubt it ia,   But he- i
fore you judge I ������  laoher recall your own
actions  the day that  same "sweet :
one" spilled a pin of milk on  yonr clean
floor.   Didn't ynu ouli'him soundly)   Ves.
I know vou wen- worn out and tired almost I
to  death, but I ihouldn't wonder if ��� ..-
teacher was a little tired and worried also, j
She gets so lometimei,
For the sike of your children have
Ity for their teacher'* failing) Let
once inipei I thai  you havo a loft'   on
temp' ol I   : ��� Herts,  and they   Vill I
become poiseued of a like ipirii u I
havo thereby destroyed hilt that, teacher'i
power for good.
Te i h yo ir i hilrt tha1 he ... i I rendei i
condition d obedi ������ to the teacher, When
y hi lir.il one teacher who abuses tho power
of government you will lii.d hundreds of
parents who do so.
Tall fruit.
I'k'.r PREScnvPA���Pare, quarter, and
con-, boll for half an hour in enough waler
to-over them. Add one pound of white
sugar for each pound of fruit.   Flavor with
tho juice of lemons. When the pearl ar"
conked soft pour them into jars, and tlo
them up when cold.
Pear Marmalade. -Boil pears with the
nk,ii on| when  soft rub through   aaievo
Foi eaoh pound of pulp lake threo-fourths
ofa pound of lugar. Slew slowly until
thick, stirring constantly.
Pickled Peaks,���Seven pounds ofrlpo
pears, lislved, threo pound., of sugar, one
pint of vinegar, ouo ounce ol wholo olovoi
one ounce of stick cinnamon, lloll the
syrup one hour, steam llie puns until soft,,
boil in the syrup n fow m nnLea,
Frozen Pkaiw.���Drop quartors ol pre
served peara into one quart of whipped
Sweet Pickled Pears.���Dissolve one
pound of sugar in a quart of strong vinegar,
flavor with mace, cinnamon and nutmeg; let
it oome to a boil, Pare ripe, firm pears;
leave the steins on, and drop into the syrup;
take up in a few moments and put in a jar;
re-scald nine mornings, when the syrup
should be thick. Put into quart jars and
eal hot.
Peaks axd Whipped Cream.���Paro and
quarter ten nice pears. Cook until tender
iu a little water, then remove to a platter.
Mako a syrup of one pound of sugar nnd a
pint of the pear-water. Add the juice of
two lemons and the grated rind of one.
Cook the pears a few minutes in this syrup;
then remove to the dish in which they arc
to be moulded. Soak one ounce of gelatine
one hour in enough water to cover it; when
dissolved stir into tho hot syrup; let boil
up ; then turn it over the fruit. Dip the
mould in cold water hefore putting in the
mixture. When cold, turn into a dish
aud seive with whipped cream, This is
nice for Sunday dinner as it may be prepared on Saturday, and it is very nice serve!
with thick, sweet cream,
Baked Pears,���Simply pare them ami
sprinkle with sugar and nutmeg,  adding a
few spoonfuls of water.
Some New Receipts.
Sot'll aMll.K (ilNIIKIlllREAU.��� OllO Clip of
sugar ami one-half cup of butter beaten
together, oue egg, one cup of molasses, one
cup of sour milk, ono teaspoonful of soda
sifted into two and one-half cups of Hour,
one tablespoonful of ginger, one-half teaspoonful of salt.
Plain Corn Cake,��� Two cupfuls of
indiau meal, three cupfuls (lour, one pint
buttermilk or soui milk, four tablespoonfuls
molasses, two teaspoonfuls soda, a little salt.
To be eaten hot.
Marble Cake.���White part.���Three-
fourths cupful of white sugar, one-fourth
cupful of sweet milk, one-fourth cupful of
butter, whites of two eggs, one-half teaspoonful of soda, one-half teaspoonful of
cream tartar, one and one-fourth cupfuls of
flour. Dark part.���One half cupful of brown
sugar, one-fourth cupful of butter, one-
fourth cupful of sour milk, one cupful of
Hour, yolks of two eggs, one-fourth teaspoonful of cream tartar, one-half teaspoonful of soda, one-half teaspoonful
of cloves, one-half teaspoonful of cinnamon. When cake is mixed, put part
of light part in pan first, and then put in all
thc dark part and remaining white on top.
Apple Birdsnkst.���Pare eight medium-
sized apples, cut out the core, leaving them
whole ; make a syrup of one and one-half
cups of sugar. When it boils, put in the
fruit and let it cook until tender, being
careful to keep it whole. With a spoon
carefully remove the apples from the syrup
to a jelly mould���any earthen bowl will answer. Add to the hot syrup one-third of a
package of gelatine, which has previously
been soaked twenty minutes iu cold water,
then strain all over the apples, setting them
upon the ice to cool. Serve with whipped
cream.
Little Economies.
There is an old saying that a woman can
throw nut with a spoon faster than a man
can throw in with a shovel. Without reference to the apparent injustice of the comparison between lhe two sexes, it must he
admitted that the thrlftiness ol the family
depends as much upon the economy of the
house mother as upon the industry of the
wage-earner. Xo one, says the .New York
Tribune, should despise small economies
though it is not an economy to use up a dollar's worth of tune in order to save a tuppenny worth oi material. Clothes may be
patched and mended to that extent that it
were actual saving of money to buy new
material rather thau put so much new cloth
on old garments. Despite all this, there is
not the least excuse for any woman allowing any particle of good nourishing
food to be thrown away. It is just as
easy to cook the meat that has been
cooked before aa it is to cook fresh meat.
Every particle of fa*, cut from the kitchen meats should be carefully fried out.
Coarse fats iike mutton, lamb and turkey
are for the Boapfats, ;' are none ths less
value ile :' rthat, Beef fat properly clarified and straiued is equal to butter for
shortening .-.: try og. ll is in lomparably
better ".an lard. Breadcrumbs saved from
each day a ":,.- if read, properly dried
in the oven ed and silted, go far toward keeping a stock of breadcrumbs on
,and ��� ��� es an i othet dishes.
If every particle of stalo bread is saved,!
poundi . md ���:"" I. t t.erc i,.���,j i, ��� no' i i"
icker-crumbspurchased, Jfthehouse-
wife -.-"'. ' ��ve all the bits of twine,
��� - ��� gpa etc, she will always find
them useful and a great deal of time and
���...-. -i ,-i in tbis way,
il ��� (small laving inculcate i piril ol
thri't which goes far in young people toward making el id off! lienl
,.-, ol ioi let* ' Ine ol the create I
io lommittcd in this ill-
a c i, ho fever, is to a nco.; u ie�� mere!
ise ip n iterial, The pastj bread pud-
no om I a1" -in i pi ' '. no
e ever did lit      irged to
lun lo
i    -       .,. .. A
ike in     ��� lei ���   usi ir I  ire   wa ted m
to ise   p" I lie 11" 11 ir nn i  n
'his way.   Thoro ai   si I brc i    p
dings, on' they aro nol n ide ol mini ied
read rumba waked In i tai I j| parent!)
for ac other n i on 'can to save them,
Correct!*)-; thi Teacher-
Near si ��� it d   I eai hi I omi    here,
iieorge; I wish to examine yon in ;,
tion,   What's thai ?" (pointing to a oomm i,
Ceorge; "That!  Why, thai' a comma,"
Neai . ghti tl   l eaoher i  " Right,  Now,
.,.,'"  ,���
Ueorge i " Ah ! now you've got me,   I
don't know,"
Near-sighted T laohoi severely
1  do not wish you to n io s ing phrases
liero,   Who i you an: unable to give oorreot
replies, my ho.    N',,w" (pointing to what hfl
uipp isod wasa period), "wh > i that "
(Ieorge (oarolo ���.'.:.. " I don't know."
Near sighted   Tea hoi     " Don't   know
what it Is?   Why, that's a period, you
numskull I"
i,eo:'"' [looking critically al the point in
qui ition):  " All ' now I'vo gol you,   Thai
ain't a period ; it's mil) a Ily speck I"
". ���
Oil md water -woman anil a seorot   aro
hostile propoHlos,���(Bulwor Lytton,
Tlie    Opr-ratl'Hi   SiMiiellmrs    Pct-roi'inrri
Willi llie Therm'Hurler Thirty Below Zero.
A writer In Chambers's Journal thus do
scribes his experiences on the North-west
prairies:- Tiie harvest of 181)1 in Northwest Canada was the largest Canada has
ever had, and it was at the same time the
most disappointing. The frost and the
smut combined have made a good yield
and promising-looking orop almost profitless
to the settler. It has also been the crop we
have worked the hardest to nave. The
harvest was late and labour scarce ; a coupio
of men did the cutting, setting-up, and
stacking on mo t farms in this district. Of
course, this without self binders would have
beeu impossible; very often eacii man of
suoh a couple would he the owner of sixlv
or seventy acres of wheat; and they would
join together to put up the harvest of both
farms, in some eases, some isolated bachelor
was fanner, labourer, cook, and housemaid
all in ono; he, if any one, oould appreciate
that song where some individual introduces
himself as being the "boatswain bold and
crew of the captain's gig," besides covering
a let of other persons in his ono skin. In
this part of Asslnlhoia the stacking was not
finished till the beginning of November and
thon
THE SNOW CAME
and covcrered the shocks of several belated
ones. After tho snow thc threshing-
machines came ; and from then till thc beginning of Maroh they kept steadily at their
work, and still there are stacks left, till
seeding is finished, whose owners could
not get a threshing outfit who had timo to
come to them. The way in which threshing
is carried on in this as iu most places round
here is on thc " bee " system, cut which is
likely soon to be replaced by each machine
taking a gang of men with it.
But at present when an engine and machine comes on to a farm, thc settlers lor
six miles round who have grain to be
threshed meet there, bringing their nitch-
forks with them. The married men, who
have cows and pigs, Ac, at home to be attended to, come with tbeir teams and
wagons, and go home al night. The bachelor turns all his live-stock adrift to forage
for themselves, mounts his pony taking his
fork and toiletapparatus���which last is represented by a pipe and plug of tobacco in
most cases���with him, and possibly an oxhide blanket. He camps in every house be
threshes at, if thc house belongs to a fellow-bachelor. A corner���tho farthest from
the door for choice���is bedded down with
an armful of straw ; on this, covered with
blanket and hide, he sleeps as soundly as he
does in the bed which tho farmer's wife
provides for him when the threshing reaches
that kind ofa farm.
A shanty twelve by fourteen feet is large
enough to accommodate six men at night,
and to cook for and feed twice that number
during tho day. With the thermometer
down in the zeros, there is no complaint
about stuffiness. A knot-hole in the wall
not big enough to shove your finger through
is amply sufficient to keep thc air of the
house thoroughly pure, and to allow a few
cubic feet of snow to trickle through on to
the floor or the sleepers below.
As soon as the engiue has got up steam���
a difficult matter ona cold day���and enough
hands have arrived, a start is nude. The
machine sits between two stacks, which are
threshed together; three men get on to
each stack, or, as a general thing, the
wholo crowd get, on each, and pretend to
ignore the fact that the straw-carriers or
grain-spout require any human attention
whatever. This little oversight.is pointed
out to i hem by the machine-men ; and after
all have claimed to have mounted the grain-
stack before any one else, some of the most
good-natured sorrowfully climb down, to
SUBMIT TO A MARTVlinOM
ou the straw, for whicli they look only for j
the public's anathema if they fail to keep
the straw away and let the carriers "bung."
As for any reward for hard work in the way
of praise, they know too well that it is the
peculiar attribute of that part of the machine
that, although hard work and all the dirt
come lhat way, the men on thc straw need
not look for praise.
With three men on each grain-stack, two
more men standing one on each side of the
feeder, to eu*. the bands on ihe sheaves and I
pass them to him along the feed-table ; and
three men on the straw, who stand in line
one behind the other, passing the straw from !
man to man, piling it up anyhow as long as
they can keep the mouth of the carriers freo ;
and when the grain-spout run into a largo
bin, one hundred bushels an hour is only an
ordinary average when the grain is good,
But when, as in this last threshing, there
are only two on the grain, and that only on
one side, and two ou tho straw, the above
average might be divided by fiva.
The  most   unpleasant  part  about   tho
machine is the part of tho men on  tho
straw;   this   ii  especially  so   when  thel
grain is smutty ;  thon  they am wrapped
In an ink-black cloud, which clogs up all
the passages  to   the  linn's,  all  the  more !
I Istret log from the set deep footing of i
the new ) tbreahed straw, which helps to'
rob them of their breath, by keeping them [
continually olimbing to avoid being burled,
and    so   forcing   llicci    to   inhale   llie
smut in large quantities,   These men come
off at dinner lime from  tho straw with a!
crust ot black as thick as a dollar over their 1
faces, their eyea dreaming and bloodshot, [
an itching smarting Bkfii, and a loeling I
is of a tremendous old in inc. head. But in |
p a ol ill, every one seems to keep hci up- 1
Ml      ,  ind  tho  food  at   a   threshing   is
always splendid ; "as good us threshing
���   well-known saying to describe
anything in l ho line of good victuals.
Dinner ia generally beefsteak, us often aa
vou like to reach for it, with turnips and
potatoes ; beside whioh, cakes of various
md irioUS kinds ; and pies ol apple ami
ipi c .', inder from hand to hand aboul
the table, The to icups arc kepi, full, und
you ci','i the miik and sugar for your-
lelf,  and   fix   yonr  tea  as you think   it.
should be fixed. Towards the ond, a large
plate ol plnmdufl Is given eaoh man] and
.i i soon as thai 11 finished, there Is a genoral
dive Into tronsor pockets and tho pipes
fished up ic I filled | and all leave the tabic
cautious! .   ml avi   hm-all
i'ii I   l.'K "K 1 '"I I.I ION,
or anything th ii inlghl  jar  the system;
then, nn ll hairs and Moor farthest from I
tho I iblo tin urn vd sit down to smoko ind
debate nvoi many things amongst oaoh
othor, A iiihjnoi m usually chosen in which
all are comfortably oul of thoir depth, and
then while Hi,- wmnon folk wash tlio dishes, '
ami wo wait (or lho engine's whistle, thu
peeled before to have auy relation whatever to the question in band ; and it is not
at   all   uncommon  for an   arjument that
I started in politics to be huntod all through
religion, and only escape death in astronomy
by the whistle sending all the keen hunters into their overcoats, fur caps, and mittens, and hurrying ihem out to their places
round the machine.
Many days of this last last winter, threshing was carried on though the thermometer
marked thirty below zero, and the day was
not lhe beginning and end of work; for
often, as it grew dark, a man would be told
off to keep a straw bonfire going, and then
work would be carried on by its light three
hours after dark. It is a curious sight for
any one, after a long tramp ucioss tho still
prairie in the darkness, to come suddenly
to the hank of a creek or valley-edge and
sec a threshing outfit in full blast at tho
j hottnin, as once [ did after about an Hour's
] walk. Tho night was dark and thick with
a haze of frost; even the snow hardly show-
I ed bright underfoot. I had felt tho absolute
silence and loneliness of the prairie all the
j moro from being uncertain whether 1 waa
walking iu the direction of home, or only
just  wandering around, and   1 suspected
1 myself of thn latter. There were no stars
or wind to guide me; suddenly, a faint hum
of a threshing-machine caught my car, I
followed it; and after some twenty minutes 1 came to the brink of the steep
bank of a creek, and there in tho bottom,
in a blaze of red and yellow light, was a
threshing outfit hard a* work.   It looked
LIKE A LIVING PICTURE
lot into an eternity of darkness and silence,
as though it was ouo littlo spot whero all
the life that remained in this world had
met, and made a small kingdom of light in
the middle of an oternity of darkness and
space. The hazo was so tiiick that the
snow, one hundred paces from the straw
fire did not reflect the light; but tho snow
round the stacks shone brilliantly, and lit
up the smoke that curled in heavy billows
and columns abovo the men's heads with a
bright yellow glare; while the red hot
heart of the firo itself, and the raked-out
ashes of the engine that was spluttering
away in the half-light of the background,
coloured the smoke and steam above them
a deep red, whicli gave a warm look to the
whole���a look only, for many were coin-
plaining of freezing fingers. I was not
sot ry I hod lost my way. I was in time for
supper, and supper is much on the same
lines as dinner at a threshing.
General ilotQ3.
The Japan persimmon is usually grafted
on the common persimmon without difficulty, Nurserymen usually graft them precisely as they graft apples in winter timo,
only employing collar-grafting instead o!
cutting up pieces of tho roots.
The corn crop is almost always a paying
ono when itB simplest demands in the way
of cultivation and fertilization are complied
with. On poor ground, without, manure,
and not well worked, it cannot be expected
to give a generous return.
We cannot influence the market price.
But any man can raise himself from being
a ten-cent-a-pound man to being a twenty-
five-cent-a-pouud man by sending to the
market just the butter for which the people will pay twenty-five cents.���[Professor
Robertson.
Pneumatic tires to wheels may at some
future day bo used on farm waggons. If so
they will necessitate better roads. Improved
roads are now receiving more attention than
any othcr subject that affects farming, and
a great change will take placo before another decade.
Those who desire to produce a fow very
choice fowls for their own tables will secure something extra by crossing the pit
game male with Dorking hens. The cross
produces tho best chicks and fowls for the
tabls, but the hens from lhe cross are not
the equal of sonic other breeds as layers.
Every day manure is kept exposed to the
air, and worse to the hot sun, it depreciates in value. Decomposition is hastened
by heat and moisture, but when manure
heats and is dry, it undergoes slow combustion, ny which it is deprived of tho most
of its \alue.
It is not generally known hy growers
of thc mountain ash that it is,liable to the
attacks of the apple tree borer, and is in
fact often a breeding place for these pests,
which afterwards destroy the orchard. To
exterminate the borer, ho should bo looked
for and destroyed wherever ho is likely to
appear.
During the winter season, when no work
can be ilono outside, the labor can be profitably employed in cooking the food, but
what is wanted is an invention that will
lessen the cost nf heating the food. Warm
food is invigorating and for that reason it
may lis made to pay, as increased production of milk is often obtained from cooked
food,
To get rid of strawberry leaf blight,
which is particularly injurious in old plantations, it is a good plan to bum ovor the bed
alter gathering thu crop. If tho loaves are
first mown and if there is a small amount
ol mulch between the rows, the beds will
burn over clean and destroy both tho spores
of the fungus and weed seeds.
We might learn much from the prosperity
of tlm French people and of their ability to
bear the heaviest burdens without giving
way under them, The secret scorns to bu in
the extraordinary thoroughness with which
they cultivate their farms, vineyards and
orufiai'ds, and lhe profits which thoy obtain
from the seemingly insignificant products.
Notwithstanding that a few years ago
groat opposition was made by the laborers
to tho introduction of binders and harvesters on lhe large western wheat farms, reports arc Ihal an army of 111,0111) laborers
are called for ill Minnesota and South Da-
kola to help harvest tho wheat crop. Improved machinery has extended the area of
u heal and increased the amount of labor required.
     o
Curious Disinfecting Incidents-
A onrlous incident occurred al the municipal disinfecting establishment In the Rue
ilos Reoollccls, Paris. An old lady called
'.here in a slate of the liveliest excitement,
and slated that a mattress which had heen
forcibly taken from her for dlsiiifeotion
contained u number of bonds constituting
tho wholo of her wealth. She went away
contented on beiug assured that both the
mattress and the bonds would be returned
to her quite safoly, and all the better for
thoir fui.iicatiou.
Wliele Slreels Where stores Cater Only t��
llie Caravan Trade of (lie Descrl of
Africa.
Iu my capacity as commander of the
"rear guard," which 1 sincerely trust will
not be needed to rescue hia expedition, I
was initiated by Chauler last spring into
another side of many-sided London, The
streets adjacent to Bcvis Mark in tlie Mast
End are inhabited solely by merchants who
cater to the fickle fancies of the central
Africans. Here you can buy draflson such
distinguished bankers as Tippo Tib, of tho
Congo, or my friend Sid Bo'obkehr, of Tim-
buctoo and Tarudant. It is a regular
Stock Exchange, where wild-oat speculation
is lhe order of the dav. The talk of the
street is amber heads and ivory, and at
your option you can go long or short ou any
of those commodities just as though it wero
Chicago gas or October wheat. The
merchants arc most Levantines, with olive
complexions, and all the languages of the
Tower of Babel al their tongue's end. Ono
Knglish merchant we met, however, whoso
family had been in the caravan trado since
the day of Mungo Park. Ile had a hunted
expression in his eyes, and was evident'*'
anything but pleased with bis hereditary
business, whicli ho regardod as a family
curse. "Caravan trading," he said to ino
one day, in a moment of expansion, "is thn
greatest gamble on the face of this earth.
Por peace and a quiet life a constable along
tho docks has a better time of it. You cannot make a small deal and so feel your way
along slowly. No ; you must put all your
ducats in one basket, and then you intrust
il for safe-keeping to some yellow-skinned
Arab, who has tho whole of the Dark Continent to hide away in."
From this gentleman wo also learned that
beads have their fashions aud their changing shapes and colors like articles of commerce in our civilized world. To keep up
with these restless fancies of the leaders in
African fashion, tho merchants of Bevis
.Mark are compellod to keep agents in Lamu,
Loando, Bagamozo, Mogador, and other
commercial and caravan centres, who wire
and write them of the rise and fall of fashions.
"I should say it was a gamble," sighed
the merchant, sadly. " Last year the Swa-
heli traders on the Vana were shouting for
perfectly round Carniola beads. So as soon
its I could have them made, 1 shipped out to
my agents some thirty tons of them. Make
money! No. Just look at this telegram
from Lamu: 'Fashion changed. Swaheli
traders won't have blue beads at any price.
Want green. Shall sell shipment to children
of coast towns���play marblca with.'"
I give this glance at the African markets
to show some of tho minor difficulties of fitting out a caravan. A bead seems a trivial
thing in London, where it costs but an infinitesimal fraction of a oont. But when
you remember that when you reach thr.
"land of thirst and emptiness" it will buf
you au ox, a camel, or nothing at all, yor
pause over the purchase, and dwell upon iti.
color, shapo,aua weight.���[Harper's Week
y.
Adventure With a Wliitechapel fies'ir-
"I had an adventure in London last
spriug of a very unpleasant nature," said,
the Rev. Theodore Swain, a Mcniphii'
minister, now a gueat of the Laclede House.
"I was wandering about tho city sightseeing ono day, aud finally found myself
near the notorious Whltechapel district, I
was approached by a beggar who appeared
to be a complete physical wreck. I questioned hint, aud his story was so pitiful
that I concluded to investigate it. He said1
that he lodged in thc next block, nut
Ihithcr we went Ho led me into a gloom;
old building and up three pairs ot ricketj
staii-8 to a little study room, lit ouly by i,
dirty skylight. Onco iu there he locket
the door, laid aside his crutches, pulled ol
his gray wig and stood up, a powerful six-
footer in the prime of life. 'Well,'said I
'I see that you are a fraud ! what do you
want with me ?' He replied that he wanted
my purse, watch and chain, and to enforce
his claim produced an ugly-looking knifo.
'It will do you no good to cry out,' he said,
'for you cannot be heard in the street, and
no ouo in this building will come to your
aid.' I hud sized him up pretty close and
concluded that he was bluffing���that he
would not dare kill me in the very heart of
Loudon, so I assumed a careless air and
told him that if he robbed me he would
have to kill me first, and that ho might
just as well get at it. 'Oh, I know that
you have got a pistol, but I'm not afraid of
it,' he said. 'Most Americans carry pistols
for just such cattle as you,' f replied, with
all the coolness I could assume. 'Now, if
ymi aie not afraid of it, why don't you get
to work!' I Baw that he was cowed, and
throwing my hand to my hip pocket, 1 stepped forward and said firmly, 'Oive mo that
knife.' He handed it to me without a
word, unlocked,tho door, and held it open
for me to pass out, No, I had n i pistol-
never carry one���but I made no more
visits to the deiiB of Loudon beggars without a burly officer at my elbow."
The World's Longest Eailroad-
Nicholas Roi.'.nolT, captain of tho Russian
army and navy, and an attache of lho Russian Royal Engineers, is on his way to
Vladivostok, Siberia, whore he will tako
charge of tho work ol building lhc longest
railway in the world. This has just beon
begun by the Russian Govornment.
It will bo built from Vladivostock, on the
Siberian coast,to Moscow, Russia, a distance
of 11,001) uirsls, or about 8000 English miles.
Captain Rosanoffsays this imiiioiiso line,
Almost threo times the distance across lho
���jiiitod States, will be completed in five
years, Mid commerce will be almost revolutionised thereby.
"Tho Russian (loveriimenfc has ample
funds ti build the road," says Captain
RosarolV "and there will be no delays in the
work of construction. Twi hundred miles
of the line 'ias already been built. Enormous
docks and barracks for thc army and naval
stations which will be located at the eastern
terminus of the road will also bo built."
Captain Rosauoff has received numerous
letters from bis fellow officers in whicli they
expressed tlicir gratitude to the British
people in responding so readily to tho re-
quests for food for thu famine-stricken
peasants of Russia. Good crops wereassur.
ed this year.
The Green-eyed Moustsr-
je3a_Thcy went to the mountains oi.
thoir wedding trip, and Ethel was wretched,
Bess���What was the trouble?
Jcd>!���(jeor^je fell in love wiih thc scenery, W* BRITISH NEWS.
SOMES IN HAMBUEG.
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Ten i'i. i nre�� or Ike Sorely Stricken city.
A correspondent at present in Hamburg,
plague-stricken city, thus describes
some ol his experiences:���This city, usually at this season me of the gayest places
in Europe, an aristocracy of merchant princes, who live iu elaborate B'yl* in beautiful
houses with magnificent surroundings, where
The Salvation Army poke bonnet has been
replaced in England bv a broad-brimmed
straw hat, trimmed with stalks of corn,
oalvationmeotings are now greeted withcries
of '���'��� Where did you get that hat':"
dames Lynch, an Irish centenarian, has
just died   at Ballyoumbor, King's county.
He was at work until a few miu        '   '
his death.   He  dropped down
walking, " ,,.   , ,
4 .i.._���     .   ��� ,   , .     .    .   ,   ,     Kacho!s weeping fer theirchildren, ol cluing   -o? "! !*M '"" ,nV't,C'1 tho  <lre"��.Vinglorthc,rpare���ts,oiwiveSmourn.
���me l nhlT V'h?i T\ 0n-S""!!U*M ,10! ing thuir ^'^���vd husbands mourn-
oo ns to ohuroh in their boating flannels, j ing their wives.   Hathbur
'iiiliorto such costumes had been frowned  with all
"���ft" """������.j'. j no element of pleasure is lacking is to-day a
iiutcs before city of death and desolation, of mourning
l dead while  aftd misery, a city of coffins and hearses, of
upon,
chore
and  tho boatmen had not
i,
gone to
Irof. Carner has left Liverpool for the
I't mon valley, west const of Africa, with a
view to studying lho speech of the great apes
of that region.
Tlie railways of tlio United Kingdom of
Cleat Britain have 16,800 locomotives, ol I ihAnihZ
which only 1,841 are in Scotland and 70b in : ln00lm'
Iroland.   The London and North Western
have the inos
hind with 2,020,
, 2,048, followed by the Mid-
s vast commerce
nations is at a standstill. Her
miles of wharfage are lined, and double
lined, with idle steamships and sailing vessels, and only an occasional tag
or lighter disturbs her waters. Her
familes have lied from the great houses and
beautiful grounds of Hohenfoldeand I'hlen-
burst, on the one side of Ihe Aussen-Alster,
and from HarvostehudeandR titherbaum on
Her hotels are vacant save for
an occasional benighted traveler, and her
schools, theatres, opera bouses, and concert
halls are closed.
The first intimation I had tit the tanner
in which the plague isrogarde in thc continent arose out of the circuit's ances that
every railroad guard on the rout from London after I reached Belgium looked at me
with curiosity when ho read the word
Hamburg ou my ticket I was thc only
passenger on the Bremen express who got
offal Hamburg on Saturday evening and
the others shut their windows when they
saw the name of the station, as if they feared that the deadly atmosphere of the polluted suburbs would penetrate the smoke
and steam and inoculate them with the
deadly virus in the railway carriages. The
station was only half lighted and deserted
savo for the station master and asingle porter, who carried my luggage a quarter of a
mile betore he could find a conveyance to
lake me to the hotel, conditions scmowhat
different from the usual bustle of omnibuses, cabs, hotel runners, aud railway scr-
with wreaths of flowers upon them. Each
was decorated with a label which contained
tne name and aee of the victim, and name
and address of its parents. The grealesl
age that had been n ached by the former
occupants of these small Indies was four
years, and on the tiniest coffin of all there
vice.
FACI* TO FACE WITH DEATH.
At the sale of Mr. Brophy'sstud in Dublin
a single brood mare with four of her sons
and daughters brought 10,6fi0 guineas. Tho
mnro brought 2,600, her foal 7S0, her year-
li.'iT 400, her two-year-old 8,200, and her
three-year-old 2,200.
St Ccorge Maolood, professor of surgery
in Glasgow Univorslty, died alter two days'
illness at his residence, Woodsidc crescent,
Glasgow.
A telegram from Cardiff on Tuesday
(dates that the crew of the sailing ship
Knight Companion, which left Cardiff on j
the 20th March last with a cargo of coal for
Iquique, and which consisted of 23 hands all
told, is believed to be lost.
Everything about the new Atlantic steamer, the Campania, is of British make cx:ept
the rudder. That is made of a single steel
plate. It is so wido that thero is no British
firm having the necessary machinery for
rolling it, so tho job had to be sent to
Krupp.
Thirteen millions sterling have already
been spent on the Manchester ship canal, or
five millions more than the original estimate. Two millions more will have to be
borrowed from the corporation of Manchester and doubt is arising of its value when
completed.
The report of the F.'ax Supply Association =        .��� --
for thc improvement of the eulturc of flax ! tendant and a dying woman wrapped in
in Ireland shows that in the years 1S90-1 j blankets. AU these pul.be funerals one
the icsults were as follows: Acreage in meets in the better parts of the city, and
1890, 1)11,8(16 ; acreage in 1801, 71,07*2; de- they are outside the daily quota of unfortu-
crease, 22,221, or '22.93 per cent The rec- ' nates who are carted away at night to be
ord for tiie last 10 years shows a declining buried in a long trench in Potter's Field,
scale for the last five, and the year now I From morning until night these dreary pro-
under review is the smallest iu lhe 10, and j cessions are wending their way to the eeme-
27.85 per cent, under the average. The I teries, and from morning until night the
yield per acre in ISO) was thclaigest for 20 I hearses aro hurriedly returning thence for
years; and, as everything in connection i new employment, and groups of profession-
iv'th flax culture is traditionally fickle, a : al mom ners, curiously clad in knee breeches
change in the yield last year did not come j buckled shoes, white luffs, and barettas, are
us a surprise, buta drop of 19.31 per cent,
THE flESO OF THE HOUiJ.
Kmiic Denilcr and the St. Ccrvalte ids-
aster.
The hero of tho hour, the man who is tho
 , subject of conversation ali through Franco
was a mark drawn across the printed form ; and .Switzerland just, now, and tho theme
m the place whore the ago should have been: of long articles  hy  brilliant journalists in
rcco*'* cd* ! both countries, is A. Hinilo Demslor.   Beau-
A cm* OF HORRORS, | tiful poems  and  Idyllic romances to tho
I'Ut the most ghastly sight that I have i perpetuation of his memory are appearing
witnessed in this oily of horrors was at the by scores; his name is on every tongue,
oilier side of the md. Here on the floor of! and, if he was not, gifted with wonderful
a tumble-down shed were laid the corpses j self-possession aud the truly brave and noble
just as they had been brought from the bos-  sPU'it  he has so  powerfully  manifested,
pitas alter death, of  120 men, women and'"'- "' *     *
children. Most of these bodies were arranged
in the coarse bed dress of the hospitals, but
there were others in the tattered garments
in which ihey bad been brought from their
honics when stricken down, showing bow
quickly tho deadly malady had done its
woik. Ikese bodies were contorted in all
sorts o shapes, just as death had left them.
the body of ono man who had died in a
suit of underclothes, with his stockings on,
had Ills knees drawn up almost to his chin,
and as this oiroumstauce caused him to tako
up more than his share of room on thc floor |'"'  "i�� nwvauon oi  many
ol the shed, ho had been laid sideways, and ' scholar, thu  statesman  and tho  warrior
tliehoilies of two children were at his head j why thou he is all three, this brave   youuc
,,A'f ,      , ooltfour of St. (iervaise ; for it was at that
ineuody of a  woman was bent back  '"led health resort that he was kopt busily
nearly double just as sho had died in an ! employed, both by reason of his skill and
awini spasm, and others had their arms  the pleasant courtesy of his manner,
stretched above their heads as they had      Born of a French mother and a" hardy
it he ___^^_^^_^_^^__
there would almost seem to be danger of
his being spoiled by tho tremendous overflow of adulation that is being accorded
him.
"But why is all this? Ilis nanio is unknown to us as either scholar, statesman or
warrior,"  tho   great  majority   will   say.
True, as these titles are all too generally
understood, he is neither ; for he was 'only
a barber'at a groat sanitarium ; but if to
| think clearly and quickly, to act decisively
at a terribly critical  moment, to battle
I fearlessly with lhc mighty forces of nature
j for tho stlvation of  many,   betoken tli
scholar, tl;
moment the
It is almost impossible to realize without
having experienced it the depressing effect
of the continual reminders of the presence
of disease and death. Turn from one street
whero a funeral is passing and a waggon
load of new coffins is on its way to tho
mortuary, and, one meets perhaps two or
three mo c hearses with attendant mourners
and an ambulance containing a hospital at-
was a heavy one, ^^^^^^^^^^^
At the British Church Congress this month
the Bishop of Manchester, as well as Bishop
Harry, will support the auti-viviseotion
canto on tho moral, and Ur. J, H. Clarke
and Dr. Arnold on the medical side.
Early next month three steam whalers
urrying from one place to another, as their
services are required. The undertakers'
men are so worn out with long hours of
work that it is no uncommon thing to see
two or three of them asleep in a hearse returning from a burial. Those mourners who
cannot afford thc trappings and state of woe
for their dead and yet will not let them be
  buried by cold Hamburg charity have en-
will sail from Dundee for the Antarctic seas gaged nil sorts of vehicles for tlie convey-
with the object of ascertaining how far the n���Ce of the black biers to a final resting
southern ocean is capable of becoming a new ' place for the remains of their beloved,
hunting ground for whales aud seals. I have seen coffins jolt by on baggage
Belfast Workhouse authorities are in a w<*80"3 *nd butchers' carls, with crying
dilemma, having failed to discover any rei- wTen, .|!,"'g"^ tu the 7/, ?<*.' aml
atives of an apparently destitute pauper little ohildren sitting stolidly behind won-
named dames Stewart, who died suddenly dering what it was all about,
after admission. When his clothing was , 0n S��n<-ay 1 witnessed a peculiarly pa-
searched nearly ��2000 in United States tllctlc ��$*-* ca7'af containing a very
money and 20 shares in mining companies: y��ll"�� husband and wife robe, in black she
were found stitched inside the lining of his j wceP'"K bitterly on his shoulder, while the
coal, although he declared himself penniless tinioat of sdver.moun ed coffins, covered
when admitted. Wlth fl<*ffe��* on the front seat told the
.���, r. , ,, , I story of their griei. 1 wo subsidiary traee-
Tbe Liverpool county coroner wu on Sat-, ,,ie/gr,)V,.illg J,, ,, ,he epidenlio wcre %.
Struggled before thc vital spark left- them, j nnd bravo Swiss father, the .......
Among these corpses staring with their "rst ominous sounds of the frightful glvlntr
dead  eyes  open,   worked  a dozen  men ; a��'llyat St, (iervaiso were heard, yonng
straightening the rigid limbs into shape, i Denzler, fired with the desire to save the
and wrapping them about liko mummies in ��� screaming, paralyzed throng about him, for-
the disinfecting clothes in which they wero  go' himself, and Hew to thc rescue. Almost
to be buried.   Each body was  then fast-  in a moment, the buildings aboul him tot-
encd to a narrow board, reaching from head  terud. groaned and fell ; there was but oue
to feet, with heavy string, in order that it: way of eS(aPc. ��nd that way was ou the
might remain in proper shape, and then in  otl'er side of the foaming torrent thatgath-
a further shed they were piled one abovo  ered more and more of force every moment,
the other on racks until their coffins should ] while rocks, trees and dwellings wcre he-
be made ready. The comparison is a brutal | ing added to the chaos all about,
oii3, but tho racks with their enshrouded
occupants reminded me of a packirg house
where slaughtered sheep were being prepared for transportation,
AT THE IIOSriTAL.
As wc passed into the hospital yard two  ;���������
hearses drove in, and I noticed a great pile from the hotel by the two cooks, were add-
of coffins behind the barracks, " Yes,", ��d and the torrent was bridged, and the
said Dr. Yolasse, " there aie a few being - people, still under  his magnetic  control,
  ' crossed safely to  the other side.   As his
own goods were freely added to tho life-
saving bridge, so he himself was the last to
we entered "the first barrack. On a double cros9> an''llle bravest and loudest in cheer-
row of beds on either side of the room lay I ">g the Hoeing people on, even after tho
women in all stages of disease and death, bridge was crossed.
The occupant of the bed nearest tho door I ," waa altogether his own thought this
had drawn her feet up so that they almost I Plal> of salvation, ar.d he had been like a
touched the small of her back. Her face ! god until its object was fully accomplished,
was almost black, and her eyes were turned  II wa8 not> lmlee,1> until nightfall that both
Quick as thought Iheyoung barber pulled
from the house, with almost superhuman
strength, trunks, boxes, furniture, everything that could be utilized in the making
of a temporary bridge, and with wonderful
presence of mind kept the terrified men, women and children back until two doors torn
buried from here, but only twenty or thirty
a day."
It was a pitiful sight that met our eyes as
unlay informed that on Friday afternoon a
man, at present unknown, was shot by a
bey in
over a R-iicu inui a nem m which a nuniner
of boys were playing, when, whether by accident or design, one of them fired a shot,
which struck the man. He fell insensible,
and was taken to the Railway Hotel, where
he died about two hours afterwards. Deceased was about .'ia.
A mysterious discovery, tending strongly
to suspicion of murder, was made at Hawk-
thaw Lane, near Bolton, on Sunday.    A
ported yesterday.   One was that of a car-
,,-    ,    ,      ���,, ,   i'.      penter who had lost his wife and three chil-
Fazakerly.   J he man was looking ^     ftn(,   fc   b, hj   b   .     and ,
fence into a field in winch a number othff th(vtoh],e ���.. |nw ofa well.,;.(]o me],
chant uho succumbed  on Sunday.   She
drowned herself in the Aussen-Alster.
Thero aro 110 children who have been
committed to one asylum alone, all orphaned by the cholera.
HEARTRKSDISO SCENES.
The fir3t visit was to the mortuary on
Borgfclder strasse, near the general hospit-
child, who'had wandered' to a brook,'found al A vaJaut lot llad 1,eel> temporarily con-
tile body of a man with his throat terribly ! verted ��>to a "�����rS��e. al"i a large wooden
gashed, He 18 a stranger to the locality, ! >,1(-*- erected, As far as wo could see in
and how he met with his injuries is un-' Borgfelder strasse long lines of mourning
known. No weapon was found near him carriages stret bed back on both sides of
which would lead to the suspicion of sui.; the street, relieved at long in'ery Is by tall
cide. It is believed the deceased
Irom Failsworth.
hearses, with their nodding plumes and
sombre trappings. A throng of children
Tho Royal College of Physicians has pass-1 were gathered at the entrance to the mort
eda resolution to the effect that  ��W!S?A^^-?i^3d ?���*...
college regards the salo and purchase of
so that only the whites could be seen
" She is not suffering," said Dr. Yolasse.
"She is past it. She is dying���all but
dead."
Next to the dying woman's couch was
that of a rather pretty young girl with black
eyes and hair, who watched her neighbor's
death struggles with apathy and took no
notice of the presence of strangers. Further down the room a Sister of Charity bent
over the bed of a dying woman, and at tho
furthest end two stout nurses were lifting a
corpse from a bed to a stretcher, and they
presently passod ns carrying it out.
Each bed contained a patient, some of
them writhing and moaning, others tossing
restlessly, and still others seeming to rest
quietly. We looked in at the doors ot the
other barracks where the scene was much
the same���dead and dying men and women
and busy nurses and doctors.
"Just come down to the end of tho garden," said Dr. Yolasse cheerfully, "and 1
will show yon the dissecting room. You
see we make a post-mortem examination of
each body lo see if it is real cholera that
they die of."
Wc passed a number of coffins on the way
to the end of the garden, some with numbered lids screwed down, others with the
lids half off revealing naked bodies, Within, four or five hearses were waiting under
the shadow of the trees, and a number of
men and women were attempting to identify friends and relatives in tho corpses that
were being continually brought from tho
hospital.
The dissecting room remains an unpleasant memory in my mind. Two or three
physicians were at work there. Dr. Yolasse told me that out of his staff ef physicians,
nurses, and attendants who wcre continually at work among the cholera patients only
two had caught the disease, and only one of
those hud died, while none of the non-choleraic patients who were obliged to remain
in the hospital after the cholera patients
wcre brought there had been attacked by
the malady.
physical and mental strength deserted him
by reason of the terrible strain they had undergone and the dauntless young savior ol
many human lives retired to rest, beseeching not to be left alone.
It was a gallant deed, and one that entitled its doer to almost any reward that is
won by heroism. And yet it has not boen
thought a fitting occasion for the bestowal
of the Legion d'Honneur.
That is why the police of both countries
���as I have said���are so loud iu their expressions regarding the act of the publio
functionaries. " If a man who, at the imminent risk of his own life and with the loss
of his own property���in a moment of the
most imminent terror that could come to
humanity���saved scores of human lives, is
not a fitting subject for the bestowal of the
cross of the Legion d'Honneur, who is fit?"
they say.
The young man who is now with his brother���a barber of Larocbe, near Bonneville
���whence he will soon start for his annual
stay in London, is interviewed daily in regard to his own sentiments on the action of
the officials, and the results of these interviews fill whole columns in lhe great journals of this section of thc country.
Wonderful Railroad.-
When tho railroad between Moscow and
St. Petersburg was opened, it inspired great
terror in tho breasts of superstitious peasantry, who thought there must be some witchcraft in an invention which could mako r.
train of heavy cars run along without horses,
at the rate of twenty miles an hour, Some
j of them would not go within sight ofa
train.   Others took   timid  poeps at  tho
j smoke-breathing creature, which they be- 	
! lieved to be alive and ready to devour what- j fr|gnt anj ran 0ff, causing a fatal
ever camo  in its way.   When the whistle'���'   ��� '
sounded they said, "Tho monster is hungry;
he's screaming for somebody to eat "
By degrees, however, their terr_.  	
| away, and following the example of the vil-
practices or tho transfer of patients from
one physician to another for a pecuniary
consideration among fellows or members of
ill body as contrary to the traditions and
their elders, (doom was upon the locality.
This was the spit where the bodies of tho
better class r,f cholera victims were burL'd,
those whoso friends could alt'ord carriages
and profesnional mourners.   So many fun-
actice of the college, interfering with the i erals K"c '" Prt*ress,', h;T'Cr' '!'" SOm��
freedom of patlonts, and derogatory to the ! r.l'r-��''s.(W:e.c?,ll!,e!lc'1.'0 wa',t l'.01"'3 '?r
position of a physician."
A I Government industrial school for hoys
is to be started at Lucknow. thc view
of teaching native boys tho i
pontry. They will bo taughi now to uso
European tools. The incapacity of the
Hindoo In this respect is his chief drawback. 'The Hindoo carpenter al work
not push thc plane from him, but draws it
Inwards him, He works his saw, too, in
; lie way opposite to the European joiner,
mid to accommodate him in this matter the
I uct.li of tho native saw are turned the op-
sito way to ours. A European carpenter
forces the plane and saw from him ; a Hindoo carpenter does the contrary.
During the journey of the Princess o
Wales and the Princesses Victoria and
Maud to Scotland last Friday night, an in-
lident occurred at Peterborough, where the
���i.jal carriages had lo be shunted from lho
beat Eastern to the deal Northern Railway, While the train was waiting at thn
lilt form a little girl pressed forward, and
on someone holding her to the window of-
; id   llio  young   Princesses   a bottle  of
,n cts.    The child wassuearnest, and look-
d so disappointed when she thought ihe
till wus going boforo her present could ho
��� i that Princess Vietmiuat once rose and
- pi ed the litlle gift, lo tlio great delight
I,- child, and amid the cheers of those
. mbled on the platform.
the opportunity to bring their dead to the
hearses.
A glance along this double llnsofmourn-
ing carriages gave some idea of ihe iniparti-
of car-1 nij.y w't|, w||j,.-, ,ni, plague selects its victims from old and young.   In one carriage
lour tearful children sit, evidently on iheir
* I way to the burial of a father or mother, or
does | pC1.]mp3 both.   In another a young widow
sat alone.   Jn others fathers and mothers
were wailing for lhc laoarscs to bring out
the bodies of their children.   At least ten
hearses were in the mortuary  yard, and a
score of men were handling tiie coffins, while
groups of  the   professional  mourners in
t Ii sir   sombre   uniforms   gathered  about
that   particular   corpse  thai   they  wcre
paid lo mourn, and directed its transports-
; lion lo the hearse.   In a shed were perhaps
twenty bodies of men, and women, all wound
about in white disinfecting cloth and omit'
ting lhe powerful odorof carbolicacid. Each
corpse had a paper pinned to its wrappings
I bearing a number which corresponded to
I the names that were  registered  by  the
' mortuary e'erk,   Men were lifting these
bodies into the coffins, other-- were screwing
down the coffin lids, and still others were
carrying tho coffins to ihe hearses, under
llio direction of a chief of stall', with the
��� iiii" regularity and industry that oue wit-
no-SOS Iii ii well regulated workshop.
In the corner of thc shed nearest the door
were six lilt'e coffins ranged in a row, sonic
AN OLD WRilUX
A Curium Flu 1 In i.llovl Hay, I,u.-I*ns
sllilc Kellc.H oHi Spanish Vessel Two
Hiiuilri'il VcarsOlll,
While dredging for oysters on what is
known as "The Rock Pile "at Biloxi bay,
on tho coast of Mississippi Sound, Eugene
Tibbier recently grappled and brought up a
small iron caniiou of antique design, and,
evidently part of thu armament of a naval
vessel, Further search revealed a vessol
about tifty-tive feet long and twenty feet
wide. It lies in twelve feet of water. The
woodwork thus far brought up is of oak and
mahogany, and is fail ly well proservod,
having been embedded in the mud at the
bottom. A large number of stones foreign
to that locality havo beon found, and
evidently formed tbo ballast of thc vessel.
The wood work was put together with
wooden hinges, and where a bolt was
used it was of copper. No iron seems to
have been used except for braces. Shelves
and blocks wcre brought up which show tho
vessel to have beon of considerable size.
Four iron cannon have been found ; one of
these is six feel long and is in fair condition.
Cannon balls of different sizes and parts of
gun carriages have also been brought up. To
the latter were still attached pieces of tlie
ropes hy which they wore worked. A quantity of gunpowder was found, still retaining
its appearance and siricll. A musket apparently capable of carrying an ounce ball,
with very old fashioned lock, tho nipple ami
vent perfect, and many other curiosities aro
being taken out daily. Nothing can be
learned of tho history of this wreck, and
the oldest inhabitant never knew of tho
spot except as tlio " Rock Pile," whioh was
a good oyster reef. It is presumable, however, that this was one of the vessels of tho
ITEMS OF INTEKEST.
About one-fourth of the cases of insanity
are hereditary.
A meteorite weighing j00 pounds recently fell near North Uend, Wis.
Light-haired people, as a rule, ur* longer
lived than the dark haired
The fastest passenger elevators travel at
the speed of 1,500 feet a minute.
There is more intoxication in Belgium
than In any other country in Europe.
Several mothers-in-law in London have
formed a society for self-protection.
Durable brick, formed of chipped granite
and clay, is a recent Scottish invention.
Over 2,000,000,000 cigarettes are an nual
ly manufactured in the State of New York
Thirty per ceiu. of England's literature
is composed of novels, and those o! Bertha
M. Clay are far in tho van.
The pulling ofa tooth caused a fatal attack of lockjaw to Mrs. Nina Etgetnan,
aged seventeen, of Jelferson, hid.
Over 230,000 canaty birds aro annually
raised in Germany, About 100,000 of them
find purchasers in the United States,
Pigeons were employed in the mail ler-
vice in Bible limes, they aeled as letter
carriers when Joshua invaded Palestine.
A iiatir at P.TJnt StO^les. fell from ��
iiigb cfinr, ��tni so bet Its t'ntrae unit tiie
ej-ria of r.perea kid to be sinp^-'.iJoi.
Hears cpprmrii {faeoasfcrrts of ite nV
l*jre of Crcenwoof, We., c-n-i ths buy'itur of
the wolves at nigiii teepj JniiJ hlks from
efteping.
Londoners ctriotnly direoss thc idtanit-
agca of placing a school of crocc<tilei in tbo
Thames, lo ace as scureagcrs, and thn purify the waUir.
A mnsquiio bite cmscd bloo I-.poisoning
to Miss Aunie Lind, of West Nenvloo,
Mass., and it vna feared that lierarm would
have to be amputated.
A inad dog bit John Allen, of Piltabnrg,
fifteen years ago. On each anniversary of
the bite, John experiences a violent hydrophobic spasm, which lasts about three
minutes.
A will recently before the Surrogate o*
Albany, N. Y., contained thisclatise : "To
my boh Simeon I give the sum of fifty cents,
for tho trouble he has takeu to ill-treat me.
Expedition Island, forty miles from the
north-west coast of Australia, has sunk out
of sight, forty-eight feet below the surface
of the sea. It was thirteen miles long, aud
one mile in width.
Boston has a six-year-old colored boy
who is a wonder. His name is Oscar Moore,
and one reading of a poem to him of seventy
lines, or le3s is sufficient to engrave it upon
his memory.
A young lady in Reading, Pa., who ha^
nursed her father during a long illness,
amazed the executor of the estat \ when the
old gentleman died, by sending in a bill for
her services during his illuess.
A distinct race of Hebrews, called the
"White Jews," dwell in Cochin, southwest India. They comprise about '200 persons. They have dwelt there for hundreds
of years, and have fair skin and light hair.
There was merriment al a spiritual seance
in London when the ghost of Voltaire appeared. The eminent French author dropped his h's very freely, and looked like
an nliot when a spectator addressed him in
French.
Homeless cats and dogs, to the number of
22,001), were legally put to death last year
in a house in Lombard street, Philadelphia
Tho fumes of burning charcoal closed the
career of each animal, in about forty seconds.
When withering age bad deepened the
wriukles in Queen Elizabeth's dice, mirrors
wero banished from the rooms she frequented. During the last twenty years of her
life she had not the heart to look at her reflection in the glass.
A marvelous rosebush belongs to a gentle
man in Belfast, Me. Up to lss,i its product was white nines-roses. Then for four
years it bore white and red rosea. For two
yeara its roses were again all white, aud
this year they are all red.
Rivalry in love caused a quarrel between
Burt Rovier and Charles Lenient, in Dun-
dec, Minn. They hot li loved the sane young
lady, and it was agreed that a fight should
decide who had the better claim to her
hand. Sho witnessed the contest from a
buggy. Before it was over, the horse took
.nd ran off, causing a fatal injuiy io
the girl.
The Loss of Anchor Lmer Anglia-
Tho Timet Calcutta correspondent tele-
lage priests, the peasants began to try the ! graphs: Some more accounts uf the loss of
"smoke-wagons,"   though with fear and! 'ho steamer Anglii are published, but they
throw litllo fresh light on the disaster.
There has been considerable discussion as lo
whether greater cli'oris might not have been
made to save thc three men imprisoned in
the forecastle,    l'he report of the Court of
Spanish licet, and that it was lost caily in I $150; fully covered by
1700. ' Western, of Toronto,
trembling.   The superstition hud gone, but
thc mystery still roinained.
One day an old man who had never been
away from his own village determined to
take a look at "Mother Moscow," which ia
regarded by all tl e Russian peasantry as the  inquiry, wbieh has been ordered by the Gov
most wonderful city in lbe world. \ ernment, may clear up this point.   At pros-
Tho down express and the up express met cut one can only judge from a number of
at liologoe,���half-way between St. Peterea somowhat confused and not always cnnsis-
burg and Mosoow,-and the passengers of tent stories of eye-witnesses, These at
both trains were allowed half an hour for Ileasl st,llw lhat the captain, oScors, and
supper. Among the people who alighted some iiiimi of the vessel, as well aa the boat's
from the other train, the old poasant rceog-' mw ��< 'ho "oa, remained on the sinking
nized a friendwhom ho had not seen for a j bull for several hours till iheir own nosi.ion
longtime. ' became one of imminent danger, and they
'lliey had a delightful chat together over' epP'Sf WJiave lelt nothing untried, with
their tea in the restaurant, and then, without any thought of what ho wa3 doing, the
old poasant boarded his friend's train instead
of his own.
Tlio talk was very merry for some time,
but at last the old man became grave and
silent, and appeared to bo puzzling deeply
over something.   At last lie broke out:
"Ah, Ivan, what a wonderful thing aro
these railroads! Hero wc sit in the same
car, I going Ui Moscow, and you to St,
Petersburg!"
A Bosiuenco Shaken,
Mii.Fonn, Out., Sept. 20.��� One of tho
most terrible thunderstorms known for
years passed over hero last night aboul 8
o'clock in connection with a galo of wind
nml rain, The people rushed out of church
panic stricken. They were afraid lho
chinch would blow down. The lightning
struck the cupola of Dr. Ilredin's lino brick
residence. The family were all In church
at tbo time, and the first notice they hud
was on their arrival at home, when they
found the sidewalk covered with beards and
plaster in front of the house.   Loss, about
���"  "       insurance  in  the
tho imperfect means ut their disposal, to extricate iheir unhappy shipmates, it appears,
too, that there weio four men in the forecastle when the vessel capsized. One of
them managed to forco his way out by the
door, and, being a good swimmer, dived
uuder the wreck and was saved.
Cramp Cclic in Animala
For cramp colic without swelling givo
one or two ounces each of laudanum and
sulphuric ether in one pint of pnaee I oil
or water. Repeat in fioin 45 minutes to
one hour, if pain is not relieved. Blankets
of hot water across the bowels help. If it
is supposed to arise from something eaten
givo a pinl of raw linseed oil, or give live
to seven drams of aloes made into a bull
with flaxseed meal and molasses, placing it
well back on lhc tongue so that it will be
surely swallowed, It there ia ra.'ich swelling give the aloes pill, and add bom two to
four ojnees bi-carbonate of soda or of pulverized charcoal to neutralize the acid whioh
causes the gas and bloating. A half ounce
or ounce of spirits of tUipsntluO may bo
mixed with the turpentine and oil to affect
the kidneys. But thia should '.vot be repealed often. Cl]c iiootcnay Stat
H. McOntcheon,
Proprietor.
R.W. Northey,
Editor.
SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 1S'.)2._
Last week's Golden Era, iu uu
nrlielo on tbo discovery of n 2-1 -feet
lodgo of steel galena by Mr. Joseph
liotirgeois  near   Fort  Steele, East
[footenay, says: " ll fur surpasses
any oilier find in either East or Wesl
Kooteuuy."   If tbis bo so, what lias
becomo of the monster ledges discovered aud located upon in llm Lur
denu during the summer, details nf
which have been published from week
lo week iu tlio Star?   Hero ure the
dimensions of two  or three: -The
Great Northern, with nine claims on
it,shows47ft.9in, solid galona; lbe
groat Home Ledge, with six olniins
on il, is ovor 40 feet wide; llio gold
ledgo recently discovered by Mr. T.
Home measures morn limn ,10 feet in
width nml shows over (100 oolors to
the pun;   tbo group ol ton olnima
recently located by parties oonneoted
with the C.l'.li. on the big lodge ilis-
Covered by .1. W. lliiskins show 511
feet of solid nietul in moro than one
placo; a lodge discovered by Wagner
and Kennedy noar the head of Eight
Mile Creek is over d0 feet wido; n
ledgo boated by Andrew Turks near
the head of linley Creek shows moro
than 30 feet of mineral; on lho north
fork of Lardeau Creek Jlefsrs. Burns
und Gainer found u 26-feet ledgo ; we
could mention several more, but these
will suffice to show Unit the Era's
champion big ledge is "mil in it,"
Twenty-four feet of solid galena lacks
a great deal of being the biggest, in
tbe two Kootonays.   In tbo Lardeau
it would bo considered a xery common-place prospect and nothing worth
shouting about.   However could the
Era havo made such an assortiou'!
Handsome!   Serviceable!   Cheap!
Merchant Millers, Moosomin, Assa.
BBAN I> S :���
'HUNGARIAN PATENT; "STRONG BAKERS," "STRAIGHT BAKERS.'
Dealers in all kinds of
CHOPPED FEED, OATS  BRAN SHORTS,
CHICKEN   FEED,   ETC.
Prices given  Sacked  or in   Bulk.
aud CO IW MEAL can bo
Quotations cheerfully
Tho finest quality of OATMEAL
obtained in any sized saeks.
'iirnislieil on application.
Special Attention given  to the Britlslf C'olmnliia Trade
Moosomin, N.W.T,
OFFICES:-
and 25 Spark St. Ottawa, Ont.
Dress Goods, Millinery,
MANTLES, CLOTHING.
DON'T   WAIT   TOO   LONG
BEFOHE SEEING TIIE
SPLENDID  ASSORTMENT NOW DISPLAYED*
AT
H. N. C
OURSlEli'S
MILLINERY AND DRESSMAKING A SPECIALTY,,
CAREFUL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL OUDERS.
NAKUSP ITEMS.
[from our ow:* eoraiESPOiiDra-T. |
N.\kusp, Oct. 19lh.
Hurrah for Nakusp! It hai mado
a move in tho right direction at last.
Weary of waiting for tlio Govornment fo act, tbe inhabitants have
decided to put tbeir shoulder to tho
wheel and make the road themselves.
It will be a sleigh road. Timo wil)
not permit tho making of a wugon
load tbis full. Tbo Now Denver
people will back tbem up by putting
in a good road from Sloean Luko to
tbo mines. Tbis project was only
istarted a fow days ago, but is already
���fully matured, and tbo work will lie
commenced at once, so ns to have it
ready for Ibo shipment of ore before
tbe snow flies,
Many prominent men lmvo been
interviewed on the subject, and all
have responded favorablv. Oaptnin
Troupe, manager of tbe 0. & K. Nav.
<!o,, and Mr. Downey, dcputy.sttpt.,
C.P.ll., have promised to lay the
matter beforo thoir respective companies, with good prospects of success. Mr. Mahon, of Vancouver, lias
promised a subscription of J200. All
thoso still left in the town (with a
fow exceptions) havo promised to do
their utmost. Among thoso who
have already subscribed are Messrs.
Hum-no Bros., Mr, Grunt Tborbnrn,
Mr. Hugh Madden and oh: John
Kutbwoll. Mr. Nivr.lt, tlie contractor, will give a mouth's work with
his meu and horses���a most generons
offer. Several others will give tbeir
labour free ; so there is uo doubt tbe
road will go through Hying.
One of our principal citizens has
interviewed Mr. Napoleon Fitzstubbs
at Nelson on tbo snl'jeet, and the
remarks put forth by tiie ponderous
braiu of tbat governmental moss-
bnck are typical of the tbo man :
"Ugh! Yes, to be sure; best thing
you can do ; movo in the right direction ; beeu hoping Nakusp ueople
would pnsu   out   for
Tlie Toronto "Empire's" Gift
to Subscribers.
Wo havo received from the publishers of tho Weekta* Emi*iui* au
advance copy of tho premium which
they aro giving away to their subscribers for tho coming year. It is
a reproduction in photogravure of
the picture presented to Sir John
Thompson last session by the Conservative mombors of tbo Houso of
Commons, Its dimensions aro 3ft,
Gin. by 2ft. "tin., and tho work iB
equal to anything in photographic
effect that we have ever seen. Tho
original picture cost over 8500; and
small photographic copies cannot bc
purchased for loss than U- How tho
Weekly EunnF. can afford to givo
it gratis to overy subscriber at jl a
year is simply one of thc wonders of
successful journalism. The central
group, in cabinet size photographs,
comprises tho members of tbo Dominion Cabinet, the most prominent
figuro being that of Kir John Abbott,
Grouped around arc the representatives from each province in ordinary
photograph size, and ull aro excellent iikenossos. The pictures aro
numbered, and a key at lho bottom
gives tho name and constituency of
each member*
A. H. HOLDICH,
Assayer and Analytical Chemist,
REVELSTOKE,    B.C.
Nearly seven years nseayer at tho
Morfa Works, Swanson, nnd over 17
yenre chief analyst to Wigan Coal.i
Iron Co., Wigan.
Assays and analysis of every do-
Bcription undertaken on tbo most
reasonable terms.
Positively no connection with any
mines or works; noournte and unbiassed results nro therefore ensured.
Mr. C. P. Stoess, Nelson, is tlio
authorized agent for Lower Kootenay,
.-��"****)��>,
V-
**lWis��&*b
Tenders for Permits to eut
Coi'thvoo'l on Dominion
Lands in tlie Province of
British Columbia.
HEALED TENDERS,addressed
j/j tn iL.' undersigned and marked
nn the envelope "Tender for n permit
1'
to cul cordtvood, to be opeued on the
Bleb October, 1802," will be received
ni this Department until uoon on
Monday, lho 31st of October next.
f..[��� permits to cul cordwoud on four
berths situated on tbe northerly and
westerly boundaries of the town of
Yale, B.C.
The legnlations under which permits will he issued, together with a
sketch showing approximately the
pi sition of the bi rtba in question,
may be obtained at this Department,
or at tbe ollice of the Crown Timber
Agenl al New Westi una ��� r,
Eai:. tec r i isl be i icompanied
:. . ��� ��� ,. a chartered
B ii li in ir of the Di a il y of the
Mu,is'. interior,  for  the
os '������- ich the applicant is ] I to  pay for the
rnusl be
��� . ���   .    th,
[l will I       ���      ' I person
i obi lin ������!
thin sixty days from the
themselv! ���                           i bi   tender is ao-
Government sore to help, yon know,'    iepted, and
and so cu.   Now, as Mr. Ntipole eoi    tobeout
Filzstobbs  is  blamed   by all wh ie   tbe
know anything about it for stopping   berth     I   e cancelled.
the v joa road by misrepresents*      Notendei ; , i will bo en
tions. to tbe Government, this is very    ,   ,
good, and just what anybody would
expect.    As for tho Govern i
help, when we sen it we'll believe in
it.    But farewell, Fitzstubbs;  we
are uow on onr own look, and all
vou can say or do will not stay the
good work now.   The mine ownom
are at our backs ami promise lo ship
thousands of tons of ore over thn
now road this winter.
Mr. A.   Ilolinan, tho real estate
agent of tbis city, in a reoent Inter
viow with the Chief Commissioner of
Lands and Works, says Mr. Vernon
promises tbat the flrBt appropriation
made by tbe Provincial Parliament
will bo one for ft Qrst-olass wagon
road from Nakusp to tlm mines.
Wo wero all deeply grieved to hear
of lbe sudden death in New Denver
of Mr. Jack Evans, of Nakusp, last
Friday night.   He was seized with a
sudden attack of inflammation, and
boforo an)thing in the way of modi
cal aid could bo procured be expired,
Jack   was   a   prnspoctor, and was
well liked by everyone who knew
him,    Of ft quiet, refiling tlispoM-
tion, bo was not often seen in town,
preferring to bo on lhe mountains
following his profession.
W. J. LAW,
Merchant Tailor,
(Near C.P.R. Station)
B E V E L S T OK E,   B.C.
a xoimy stock of
English Worsteds, Scotch and
Irish Tweeds and Serges
AT PRICES THAT WILL CATCH
YOU.
BOURNS BROS.
Revelstoke Station Post Office.
DRY GOODS,
GROCERIES,
IS,
BOOTS & SHOES,
GENTS'    FURNISHINGS.
FLOUR, OATS, SHORTS AND ALL RINDS OF FEED,
Stoves, Tinware, Crockery, Glassware, Carpets.
Doors, Windows, Builders' Hardware, Paints, Oils, Varnishes..
MINERS' AND  SPORTSMEN'S  SUPPLIES.
WALL  PAPER,  STATIONERY,  Etc,
TIT AND MA.l'I'-IT IIIIAP.AXTEI'II.
CENTRAL HOTEL.
ABRAHAMSON BROS., Prop's.
Charmingly situated ou tho hunk of
the river, on the principal streel.,
oloso to lho post-ollico nud
Government buildings,
ami nearest to tho
Steamboat
Wharf.
First-class
Table, jjood Beds,
'leiihont'.
CHRISTIE, BROWN k OO.'S BISCUITS AND CONFECTIONERY..
Bakery in connection with Store.
essrs. 0. B. Hume & Co,
Revelstoke Station,
xrmci
GENERAL MERCHANTS.
AlalManaa***
GROCERIES
PROVISIONS
ROOTS & ti 110 ES
FLOUR
FEED & OATS
AMMUNITION
HARDWARE'
CLOTUINO
.MINERS' TOOLS.
FIKE-PHQOF SAFE.
'BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS AXD
STEA.MER.S.
JOHN i;. HAI.I.,
-, ���-. ���.���.
Deparl   ent of tli  Interior,
,   ., 1892,
G. TERRITORY,
GENERAL BLACKSMITH
REVELSTOKE.
Wagons and all kinds of
Vehicles Repaired.
Shoeing a Specialty.
PRICES RIGHT.
Kootenav Lake
SAW MILL,
G   O. BUCHANAN, PROP,
:o!
YARDS AT
BALFOUR
KASLO
Consignment of Butter and Egg.? received every week.,
MINERS' AND HUNTERS' SUPPLIES.
ALL KINDS   OF   FURS  BOUGHT   AND   SOLD..
Eailwav Men's Requisites.
GOODS LOADED ON CAR AND STEAMBOAT FREE OF CHARGE'.
Furniture & Undertakin
R. HOWSON,
Has a large Stock of Household Furniture, Coffins, Caskets,.
Shrouds, &c.
REVELSTOKE,    B.C
LUMBER
NELSON
AINSWORTH
Large Stocks on hand.
Preparations are being matle for tho
Ureal Building Boom of 1892.
J. E.WALSH & Co.,
FREIGHT 'V COMMISSION
BARBER
-THE-
Jeweler
A i
v COM Ml
i. ITS.
AND
Atlantic Expn
Paciflo
Cheapest,
route to Montn al.
0.10 daily.
16.52
reliabli
Poronto, St, Pi
There will be Smulny nobool tomorrow afternoon   in  llm  school
Ionian in c'luiifclinn with llieCliuroli
tl England.
All children w Icomp
i hioago,   Mi w 5fork  and   I; -  oi
Katon .*'"' l,o $10 lower than any other
other route,
Specially fitted i olon il  '
oh ii   ' of ii Porter, for thi
dation nf I'n ildii
olnas tiokotH, Pu engoi i bool; tl to
and from all European points al
Lowes! lf.iil.os.
Low  Freight   fliitiw,   11- oil  de
ji.iirli.   M i"li,'in! i will savo ii nm .
by having Llioir freight routed  viu
iIn'i   I'. It,
I    Full and ri liable inform ition ��������������� n
by app   ing In     I) lv DROWN,
til, (Jnn'l I  eight   \"'!, '. 'im - .
ur lo  I. T. IHiKWi I I.i'.
\"'i. (J, I'. It, I" i i!   Bi  ���! lol'
Clearing  Charges paid on
Freight, ior Sloean Lake.
SADDLE HORSES AND
PACK TRAIN.
Hav and Grain for sale
General Commission
Merchants.
JEKVER
Optician.
All orders by mail or
express promptly
attendei
to.
REP4.IRINGT
A
SPECIALTY,
All descriptions of
gold and Bilver.
T. L. HAIG,
Notary Public - - REVELSTOKE, B.C.
Al inin;
I iuil.ri
anil  Real Estato Broker
Commission A*,'.*nl.
and General
Pi   Ii i. [i
lilled
Llirough
REVELSTOKE
IN
TO
- IF
NEW D
DAY,
I'm' ( ullpoil
I'ioki
111 .
( t)
('.
m;v,
.'. li, Nav
ConvoyanooB, Agreements, DillBof Hide, Mining Bonds, eto., drawn up.
I;,,,!, nnd Ai ints collected ; Mining Claims bought, and sold ; Assess-
h,i nt Work mi Mining Claims attended to; Patents applied for, etc., etc.,
| . " | !>,;. |,ii i   ���.-;''  ',i-i hunt iNvni'S'i i: AOEXT. ,,
Lots in Townsito of Kevelstoke for Sale aud Wanted,   Agents for Miuing
Machinery, oto,

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