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The Kootenay Star Apr 9, 1892

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No. 48.
It} hereby given, that till (jays nf|or
date I int'enil to apply to the Chief
pommissionor of Lands and Works
for permission to purchase the following described iaud in iho district
pf West Kootonay, viz.:
Rig Cottonwood Island, situated at
lho mouth of tho Columbia River,
where it empties into Upper Arrow
Lake, containing on aroa of 100 acres
inure or lens.
RpYel^oke, Feb. Dili, 181)2.
Is hereby given, tlmt 'ill dnyp nftor.
(Into I intend to apply to lbe Chief
Commissioner of Lnnds nnd Works
for permission to purohase tho following desoribed land in the district of
West Kootenny, viz.;
Commencing tit i\ posi pn the
Columbia Kiver about 60 chaius from
the mouth of the Columbia River at
Arrow. Lake |hence west to the
north-east oprnerof Henry Lovewell's
pre-emption; thenee south to Edward
Adair's'south enst corner post; thenee
cost to the Columbia River; thenee
following tho shore lino of the Columbia to the point of commencement,
containing j-.ii area, of '400 acres more
or less.    '
1   *   MOBfiAK DAVID.
Revelatoke, Feb. 5th, 5 392.
Assayei- and Analytieal Chemist.
Golden, 1?.C
Silver, Quid or Lead, each.... S1.I50
do, combined   3.00
Silver and Lend    2.50
Silver and (lokl....... J     2.00
Silver nnd Copper    3.50
Silver, Gold nnd Copper.     4.00
Silver, Cold, Lend and Copper   5*]50
Other prices on application.
pei'tifictttcs   forwarded  per
return ol' mail.
Merchant Tailor,
(Near C.P.R. Station)
\l IS y E li S T O K E,    B. p.
):nf-ii,i!i Worsteds, Scotch and
Irish Tweedjj and Series
FIT  VMI MAliK-i:.' (ll'.UtANTI'I'l).
Wagons and $11 kinds of
Vehicles Repaired.
Shoeing $ Specialty.
TO   (JUS T 0 M IS It S .
fir, Hemlock & Cedar,
To all Parts at Bight Prices.
Kootenav Lake
Jjaitjro stocks on hand.
Preparations aro being mado for tlio
Groat Building Boom ol is''''
Stockholm House
Tlio Dining-room is furnished v.'itli tlie
best tho inurket affords.
Tbe bar is supplied with a choice stocli
of wines,iiquorsnndeignrs,
The largest and most central Hotel in
tbo city ; good accommodation ; everything new | tablo well supplied ; bar and
billiard room attached ; lire proof snto.
C. P. 11.H0ISL
P. MoOakthx  -        ���   -
Firet-clnss Temperance House.
Board and Lodgito ��5 Per Week.
MEAL8, ti-JC.      UEDS 2oO.
This hotel is situated convenient to tbe
station, is comfortably furnished, and
affords first class accommodation.
Royal Mail Lines.
From Halifax
PARISIAN....Allan Line...April 16th
MONGOLIAN " April 30th
OREGON'..Dominion Line.April 9th
SARNIA " April 23rd
From Boston
LAKE HUBON.Reaver Line.April llth
Lake Ontario     "     April 2ist
From New York
Allan State Line.
GERMANIC. White Star Line. AnriKitli
TEU IONIC " April 18tb
B1UTANNIC " April Mill
Cabin 1=40,, 8-15, SCO, SCO, $70, SS0 upwards.
Intermediate. ��25 ; Steerage, 820.
Passengers ticketed  tlirnu-ili  to all
points in Great Britain and Ireland, and
tit specially low rates to all parts of the
European continent,
"Prepaid passages arranged, from all
Apply to nearest steamship or railway
agent; to
I. T. Brewster,
Agent, Revet.stoke ;
or to Robert Kekh, General Passenger
Agent, Winnipeg,
ClEALI'l) TENDERS.addroasoil
\Z) to lhe undersigned and endorsed "Tender for Drill Hall, Victoria, B.C.," will be received tit this
office until Fran at, 22nd April, 1892,
for the several works required in tho
erection of Drill Hull, Victoria, B.C.
Plans and specifications cau be seen
at, tho Department of Publio Works,
Ottawa, nud at tlio ollice of F. CI.
Gullible, Engineer, Viotoria, B.C., on
and after Friday, lst April, and lenders vail not bo considered unless
mudo on forms supplied and signed
with actual signatures of tenderers.
An accepted bank cheque payable
to tho order of the Minister of Public
Works, equal to five per cent, of
AMorxT or rEXDER, must accompany
oach tender, This chequo will bo
forfeited ii lhe purty decline tho contract or fail to completo lho work
contracted for, nnd will bo returned
in case of non-acceptance of tender.
Tbo Department does not bind
itself to accept, the lowest or any
By order,
.Department of Public Works, Ottawa, Kith March, 1892.
All kinds of Turned and Scroll Work
done neatly and promptly,
at light prices.
Jobbing Work a Specialty.
about Seeds. Wc will send
you Free our Seed Annual
for 1S02, which tells
We Illustrate and Rive
prices In tbis Catalogue,
which is handsomer than
ever.  It tells
Writ, for I. ,o.d.y. TRUTH.
D.M.FERRY & CO.. Wlndsor.Ont.
Myrtle Navy
T. & B
In Pii'on/.o Letters.
It neiug our intention to close our
Revelstoko Business, wo nre offering
our Stook at veiu* much reduce*);
Customers will find it to tbeir advantage to givo us a call at tbeir earliest
J. Fred. IIlime. & Co.
Snow fell heavily on the upper
peaks of the Selkirks on Tuesday apd
The first flock of wild geese passed
northwards on Monday���a sure harbinger of spring.
Don't forget th-* auction sale of
newspapers, ume'iiziiies, eto., at tbe
library on Monday night,
Among tho "old-timers" who have
returned to town during tlin past
week wo notice Harry Hebert, E, J.
Francis and Ed. Gilbert.
Tho survey for tlio now Rovelstoko
nnd Arrow Lako Railway is being
pushed forward with great energy,
and in a few weeks work will commence at this end of the line,
Mr. J. Bushell, P.G.O.T. of Washington, lectured in tho Methodist
Church last Monday evening to a
good audience, tho subject being
"Temperance and Good Tcinplary,"
The body of tho poor fellow who
was drowned in tho Columbia under
Revelstoko bridgo last Wednesday
week has not yet been recovered. In
all probability it is floating by this
Provo, tho young Frenchman who
lost two of bis fingers nt tho sawmill
about a month ago and wont to Donald for surgical treatment, is back in
town, but ho will not bo nblo to commence work for somo time,
Mr. F. F. Bradford, O.P.R, time..
keeper, who has beon on a vacation
to tho coast lor tho past fivo weeks,
has returned to bis duties, and Mr.
W. F. Crago, who filled the position
during bis absence, has gono back to
Mr. Kellio's motion in the Provincial Houso last Monday, "Tbnt an
address bo presented to tbo Liout,
Governor in Council requesting him
to strongly urge upon tue Dominion
Covorniiieiit tbo necessity of having
a geological survey tn.ido oi thn
Wost Kootenay district during the
coining year,  was carried,
Mr. D, A. Laniey, of llleoillewiiot,
who iB going down rivor in a fow
days, bus bad a lirst-class boat built
at Revelstoko, llie Iniihlors being
Mossrs. McKinnon k Hay, Sho was
completed on Wednesday, and is
now ready for lho water, Mr, Laniey,
who is well known in mining circles,
will havo a look at tbo mining pros-
peots of Slooan and Kaslo districts,
It is now pretty woll understood \o
he a dangerous practice to attempt
to palm oil' worthless imitations of
the "Myrtle Navy'' tobacco for tho
genuine article, In former years
Unit practice wus tbo cause of much
annoyance, ami Messrs, Tucltett k,
Sou Were compelled to resort lo lho
law courts tu put a stop to it,
Though tiny lmvo not uiol wild iin.v
cases of tlm kind lately, it is always
a safe precaution )'(>���' tlio purchaser
to boo that the tradn marl: T, k Jl, in
bronze letters is stamped upon each
plug; DO ping over loaves llie I'aetory
wiiiioiit it, and lo appropriate ibo
trade mark is a punishable oil'nnec
Wo huvo to acknowledge tho gift
of a package of flower and vegetabli
seeds from Messrs. 1). M, Ferry k
Co., of Windsor, Out,, containing
27 packets of assorted varieties for
kilchen and flower garden. Their
Annual, which is most beautifully
got np, can bo bud freo by applying
to the firm. They havo a first-class
reputation, and the secret of tlio
great success attained by Messrs,
Ferry is tho fact that their seed3 can
always be relied upon. Tbey are
vory careful to keep tho good reputation tbey havo earned, and buyers
need have no fear of getting anything
inferior from them.
The last trip of tho Marion, besides
being a pleasant and speedy one, was
marked by a pleasant though some-
what unusual episode. R, E. Lemon,
with his two colored Bcrvants aud a
number of distinguished guests, took
passage, and perhaps not liking the
prospect of a Chinese cook or not
being accustomed to lho rough faro
furnished on board such small craft,
tbe party very wisely furnished their
own cuisine. Tho obliging steward
of tbe Minion kindly allowed the use
of tho stove, dishes, etc., and everybody who partook scorned to perfectly
enjoy tho rich viands prepared by
tin- colored chef. O.I.O.
Threo men, wbo aro staled to lmvo
come from Seattle and who aro very
anxious to go down river to tne mining country, startod to build a raft
for that purpose last week. They
used the drift timber which has beon
left on tbe opposite shore by the receding water in great quantities.
Having completed the strnfjtnra
they launched it, and two of the nieif
got on t<* see bow it worked. It
would only float under water, and
tho men got a wetting as it sank
under them. Tho result was not
surprising, seeing that they had used
water-soaKed logs, They have postponed their voyage for tho present,
and started in to build another raft,
with dry, seasoned timber this time.
Angus McKay, Sam Hill, Charles
Norleans, Gtia Lund, and Johu
Sand, who loft Revelstoko on snow-
shoes for Smith Creek, in Big Bond,
about three weeks ago, returned here
last Saturday. On their arrival at
Big Bend they found such a scarcity
of water as to preclude tho nso of
the flume, so thoy determined to
return to Revelstoko and bring up
supplies by boat. On Tuesday afternoon tbey loaded np a large row-bout
and took her a short distanco up the
river, walking hack to town to pass
tbo right. On Wednesday thoy
mado their final start for Big Betid,
where they will probably put in the
summer, and hope to make somo
rich finds. George Laformo accompanied lho party,
The str. Marion, Capt. Sanderson,
arrived np from Robson last Saturday, having beeu exactly a wee!; on
tbo round trip, Sho was detained on
account of tho water falling, causing,-
the steamer to ground occasionally
on a sandbank. She also encountered strong headwinds in tho Arrow
Lakes, 11111011111111,-); at times to n gale.
There were thirty-five pooplo on
board, but tho boat had a good stock
of provisions, and nobody seemed
ineonveniouced, Captain Sanderson
says the river will havo to rise
considerably beforo tho Lytton can
como up, as sbo is not yet ablo to
reach Robson. The Marion had to
tie up about si:: miles down river on
her return, and on Sunday morning
threo largp row-boats took down
about 25 passpngers, who wero put
ou board the stcanie:', and alio at
onoo left for Robson. Sho returned
to Rovelstoko ou Thursday evening,
bringing nino passengers, and sailed
again yesterday morning with about
Ono of tbo best jokes of lho season
was perpetrated on a blacksmith not
a hundred miles from town on tbo
1st of April, A punch was formed
oul of a piece of lead and so colored
as to oxacily represent a steel one.
This was taken to the blacksmith to
sharpen, and be placed it iii lbe lire
for tlmt purpose, After using lbe
bellows for a minute or so bo took
lho tongs to lift llm punch ou to the
anvil    But tho punch���
" Oh, whore was ho?
Auk of tlm winds which far around
With fragments strewed tho sea!"
In vain was tho firo raked out and
tbo burning embers minutely examined, The punch was "uot in it."
A qunutity of molten lead at the bottom of lhe fireplace and the tillering
of the jokists peering in at the door
told Ibo tale; and then, as it dawned
upon the blacksmith that ho bad
linen added to tho list ot "April fool"
victims, there was the sound ol a
rushing, mighty wind, and very soon
tlio crowd of jokers wero flying in
all directions, iho leader of lho gang
heading for tho mill,   (Tableau.)
Nous from the Lardeau.
[from on; own correspondent]
|,\ CARD,]
T luko pleasure in acknowledging
tbo receipt of a very pretty Flag
presented to lhe Bleamer  Mahion
by tiuiiii roiiH frieiiik
li'nr.T,  SanPEKSO*.
Thomson's Landing, April 3r
There are now six prospector**,
stopping at Thomsou's cabin, waiting lor the snow to disappear from
tlie Lardeau trail, when they nil'
tako to tlie mountains north uf Trout
Lake. Thomson is cuttiu"; lumbei
for a house at the lauding.
Johu Stauber aud party, who left
Eevelstoke iu a row-boat for tho
Lardeau somo time ago, have just
reached tbo head of the North East
Arm. Tbey were detained on'thu^
passago about twelve days by ice.
Thomson ami party, who left here on
tho lllst March, arrived the same dny.
Three prospectors who were c,.i,,;>
ed at tbe mouth of tho river had a
"narrow squeak" last week, which
will act as a lesson against the indiscriminate eating of herbs for the,
future. In cruising around they
eaiao across a pleutilul supply of a,
plant which they took to be wild'
celery. They ato a considerable
quantity, and very soon afterwards
began to feel queer, They were
seized with cramp and showed symptoms similar to those of poisoning
by strychnine. Finally they became,
livid and could not staud. Jack
Stauber, who opportunely arrived,
advised them to drink a bottlefnl of
gin, which he had with him. This
advico was promptly acted upon, aud
thoy all state that ii the giu had not
been handy there would have beeu
three dead men at the bead of the
tbe lake. Rend a moral in tbis, O,
ye hardshell Good Templars!
Tho weather is fiuo aud mild down
here, and tho snow is disappearing
fast. In a week or two tbo prospectors will bo at work in the foot lulls,
and tliere aro great expectations that
somo rich strikes will be made early
tbis year,
Annual Meeting ol Library.
Tbo annual meeting of the Revelstoko Library Association was held
at tho conrt-honso last Wednesday
evening, there being a good attendance. The minutes of tuu last meeting being read over, tbe followiug
wero elected otlicers for tho ensuing'
year:���W. Cowan president; Johu
Abrahamson, vice president; F. B.
Wells, secretary; J. Kirkup, treasurer.
Board of Management���T. L. Haig;
T. M. Hamilton, F, Fiuscr, F. Roeser,
and F. G. Christie.
It was moved by Mr. Roeser and
seconded by Mr. Fraser, "that a
contribution box bo placed in the
library."���Carried. .Mr. John Abrahamson moved, and .Mr. Kirkup
seconded, "that last year's papers
be auctioned off next Monday night
ut ti o'clock."���Carried,
[It ie to be hoped the citizens will
bestir themselves in this muiU'i*, and
mnko tbe liiu-ary really a���library,
The subscription is only 50 cents a
month. Surely there are landowners
enough iu this town to mako the
institution a useful and successful
ono, But strangers come aud go
and never know that Rovelstoke is
so advanced in culture as to contain
a library. Why not havo somo kiud
of notice outside informing the
passer-by and tho stranger within
onr gates that wo havo at least a
reading-room ? On tho board of
management wo notieo tho namo ol
Mr. Tom Hamilton. Let tbo other
members find the material and no
doubt Mr. II. "will do the rest."]
During several days prior to Wednesday four men wero engaged constructing a flat-bottomed bout at the
wharf with tho intention of going
lown river in her. Tbeir names aro
I). Coughlin and Chas. Hurtle, be-
ongiug to the bridgo gang employed
oil the C. k K. Ry,, and Chas. .Miles
aud Frod. C. Johnson, miners, Oa
Wednesday quite a crowd assembled
at the wharf to witness the departure
ol tli 11 home-made craft, which was
about 13ft, long and 2-t inches deep.
Sbe onirics n tremendous sail, ntnl
has on board, besides the four Ujcu,
two large dogs and nearly half a ton
of baggage. Once seated, tint voyagers had to remain so, aa the least
movement caused the water to como
in over the gunwale, and they will
have to run her upon some sandbank
when they Want to change places. It
is to bu hoped they will reach their
destination safely,
Bound to' have il.
I Mt'sr nml 1 Willi have it, exclaim"
ed Iho littlo man and he das'licd tho
papor to tlm floor, jumped from his
chair and brought Ins clinched linud
down on tbo table vigorously; tben,
mopping his brow and adjusing his
glasses,, bo sealed himself, seized bis
pen and ill a nervous, excitable Innid
wrote;���D, M. Ferry k Co., Seedsmen, Windsor, Ont,,���Gentlemen:
Referring to your advertisement in
tbe National Intelligencer, 1 notieo
that you sny that your Seed Annual
lur 1892 is free to all applicants, As
I buy considerable quantities of
vegetable and tlowor seeds each
spring, 1 would esteem it a favor i(
viiii would mail me your cntaloguo'
My neighbours say it is the best.������
Very truly yours,    Richard Dor, xauuum ,;uu emtuys.
One day Donald and flladyshad a quarrel. Vou soe, while both wore away gathering more stones lor the high tower they
were building, Gypsy, tho dog, came up to
si'icll nf lin- new edifice, wlten���crasn I it
tumbled right down upon her meddlesome
nose. So away she scampered, without
waiting to make the call she had intended
lo make mi Donald and Fladys.
Gladys saw the ruin Iirst.
"Why, Donald", she exclaimed, wrath-
fully, "didn't you know any hettcr'n lo
knock thai down '!"
" I didn't knock il down," said Don,
" Yes, you did,' cause I didn't I"
"I didn't I" shouted Donald.
" But you did ", persisted Gladys, giving
him mi angry push, and then, ship! slap !
went two small pairs of hands, and "Oh!
oh !" cried two distressed voices.
Gladys's mamma called, "Gladys, come 1
Como, Gladys !"
Dun,.11 liadn'l any mamma, but -Miss
l.inl , hi old kinncrgartner, who was taking ip if Iiini whilo papa wis in Europe,
canic down I he lops tnincct tho littlo onos.
"Why, Donald, how did this happen ?"
she nski I.
"Sn, aid I tumbled ite lower down, an1
1 didn't,' lie an wored, deliantly,
"(!u ildu'l you have tr.ld lur pleasantly
thai you didn't'.'"
" \,i. I i-nuldii'l  possibly ; she was too
11,,Mil ,"
"Tli n wli ' di I you do!"
"ii. I ; ' pi; hed her she pu lied mo
firsl V In n she slapped inc. and 1 gave il
to lii't' hack again I"
"Why, Dnniild !"
Donald wished Miss Litlle wouldn't look
at Iiini that way ami make her voice Bound
so sorry ; but ho said, crossly, " Well, I
don't euro : inch ?"
Ho was so hoi and cross lie wished Miss
Littlo would scold him, so ho could say ugly
things back to her, as ho used lo say to
nurse. Somehow he never had the courago
to say such naughty (hint;.; to any one who
wouldn't scold him, although he couldn't
have inlit you why.
" Donald," said Miss Little, after dinner,
" why aie you not mil playing?"
" Well, you see," he answoieil, gloomily,
" 1 keep thinking how mean Gladys was this
" Doesn't that remind you of hew naughty a little buy was to .-lap her back 1"
" No, sir, ma'am I Sim said I did when I
didn't; and, Miss Little, I'm most sure I
can't torsive her 's long 's I live V
breathe !"
" Donald ! Donald I" called Gladys's mamma,
" Why, what do you s'poso she wants?"
said Dun, looking frightened. "I didn't
slap Gladys very hard."
"No," said Miss Littlo, as she wonl nut
to meet. Gladys and her mamma and Uncle
Bert:" pirbubly she wants In seo you for
sonietliingelse; hut, Donald, jusl think how
badly you would feel if you had hurl her!
Wc never know how hard wc strike when
wc'ic angry. You must he thankful ynn
did not hurt, her an that perhaps she would
never he well again."
" My ! oxolaimod Donald, " I believe I'd
he sn thankful I'd forgive her quick 's a
"0 Don!" cried Gladys, running up.
" You didn't knock it down'. Truly, you
"I know it," said Dun, heartily. ".And
say, did I hurt you very much?"
"Hurt me? 0, no ! Iltlt ymi see, Dun,
Uncle Bot't says it was Gypsy who knocked
it down, I'm sorry 1 said 'twas you. 1
think I must be a naughty girl."
"Nn, you're nol !" exclaimed Donald,
gallantly. " Come on; lot's build another
tower!" {Harper's Young People,
has never forgotlon. It taught the little
meddler never to touch what ho had beon
told not to handle���[Pcnn Shirley in Our
Little Ones.
Startling Figures���Ghosts.
A painstaking man���A dentist.
A confidence gamo���Matrimony,
A happyinediuin���A wealthy clairvoyant.
The only way tu got a lieu out 'if the
garden is tn go sluw but shoo'er.
"Tis bad to be out by old friends, but it's
worse to he dropped by the sheriff.
" Er���lemmy sec. Who was it that was
olothod in a little hiief authority?" "Adam,
1 guess."
"Lost your house out West'.'" "Yes."
"Itmust have been a great blow." "It
was.   I Inst it in a hurriciiio."
Ynu cun't convince a girl by arguing Unit
a man is not an angel. The only way to
convince her is to let her marry lum.
" Thoro's a great art," says Mickey I. u-
in,n, "in knowing what not to know whin
yoz don't waul lo know It."
What is tho difference bolwi en a boy and
a very preily bonnet? One becomes a man
and the other becomes :i woman.
Lenry���" htill waiting for yuur ship to
Ciiiue in, ih?" Weary -"Oh, they've cu-no.
Whole fleet uf 'cm.   All hardships."
She���"Since my return from the South
nf Franco I'm another woman." Sarcastic
Friend���" How delighted your husband
must bo."
"Yuur bill," said the tailor, "is overdue." "Thni's had Knglish," replied the
customer) "ymi should say over dun an'
I'll believe ynu."
Judge���" If 1 let ynu nlf this lime will
ymi promise not to cume back here again ?"
Prisoner���" Yes, sir. Tho fact is, 1 didn't
como voluntarily this time."
Doctor���"My dear niadame, there is
nothing the matter with you���you only need
rest." "But, doctor, just lnok at my
lungue I"   "Needs rest, too, madamc."
"Have you an opening in 'The Brass
Monkey' Combination ?" ho inquired of the
manager. " Not for live ones," replied the
malinger, without looking up.
Visitor���" I hoar your new preacher, Dr.
Bridgman, is a man of indomitable will,
and wonderful energy " Hostess���" Indeed he is.
the choir."
A Rogue of a Hoy.
His name was Phil Dcme. Hi had gn at,
laughing, browu eyes, and litlle, prying,
brown lingers, lie had, (on, a sad, ni
habit uf tint uboying. Yousl all In ir what
cume of this, The story is as a slon can
Phil md his papa and mamma were
staying at Mr. Drew's farm!,,,it . I,;, -;,.
���seashore when it happened, and Phil was ii
years old. Ono day, aftor digging rand u
while upon the beach, the little buj in I .- il
oil' behind the house tn pull clover r<>r
Bessie, the shek red cow,
"That'sright, Master Phil," call ' '���'
Drew from the barn, where ho �� .   .
a boat; "give my cow a s;,, ��1 mppi r
"She eats pretty fast, I think,
stroking liossie, of whom In- was i-o ��� fond,
Then lie friski d into the barn t
Mr. Drew al his work.
He has started in to convert
"Are you tho master of this houso?" asked a stranger, addressing the young married
man. "No," said the young married man
with a (loop sigh, " my wife has just put lhe
master in the cradle."
Weary-Looking Man���" Doctor, can insomnia bo cured?" Doctor-" Nothing
easier. Any ono can fall into a sound sleep
by simply trying to count a thousand."
" Y-c-s, but uur baby can't count."
"Whatdid Miss Shortslecvc say when
you asked hor for her hand ?" " She asked
mo how 1 made a living." "And yoa said
���" " Willi my brains." "And what did
she say':"   "I hadn't capital enough.''
Wile���"Dear, what does this mean in
tho paper, where it says the toast will he
drunk standing t" Husband (experienced)
���"Thai means, darling, that that particular toast comes curly in the evening."
Levi���" Mcin solin vas tet. How mooch
ynu scharge fur einparming do pudy?"
liiidi-i-iak.-r���" We will do a very satisfactory job for fifty dollars." Levi���"Und
liuw mooch ynu tiacount for a corpse mid a
cork leg? "
Mother���" I don t .see why you and your
husband should have somuch trouble. You
dun I belong in different churches do ynu?"
Daughter- "No mother," Mother���"Then
i here i i no excuse fur lighting like cats and
A dress reform wail;
" Bifurcation " i.s vexation,
"Susponders ire as bad ;
"Tr ��� ,. to tho tnee" discomfort mc,
And "bloomers" drive me mad.
"Jennie," said theyoung woman fiercely,
"I'ln never going to have anything '.,, ,1,,
with ue tl i ii fair." " Why nol!"
til the yi uny men ire i vci it thc dining.
'.i:.e i ��� tting -ii who will gel 'ic- oyster,
I-n't it  , .
,' '   ��� telepone    " M ,j ,r will you
���      ;���,������ jupper
with us next Sunday?"   Servanl Girl  re-
ick througl ���      " A] wti r
pn   ��� :.',
to      ;   ���        ��� . ��� j . i,-
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t year I Ml" I found myself
it It
"Mustn't touch," ci ied Mr. [)n
ping his brush into the can ol                        , Wc-ll,    I,  ,,��� .    laimed  Mrs,
"'denim.                                               ., ,:,     "Yon i ki I her
"Way mu-: nt I -! began Phil, but                          f- , e in tin   papet
:��� o become intoxicated
Di you ovor Ic *r <,f iucIi
tin' moment ho spied lomi tint    -
the corner and ran I   eo '    tt it
It was a gun, left their by n noi  ��� ��   ���   ,
was '-,,11111,.' bin i< for ii it, I prea ,,|,
" Mustn't tou    ," said Mr. Drew
nut looking up.   He h id forgutl ;tin.
Ho thought thoi hild had g t for tin ,
"Why an'i I take il !" iskod Ph I
ly laying hold nf ihi gun,
" Yo r   ' n  litl o     i  it  ml lit   hurl
yourself," Slid   Mr.   Drew,    -ill  .
rai'uu1 In, eyi s, fur nnw ho   icard  r  ,
father com ng, and he thoughl Mr. Doano
cuuld lake care ol his nwn little n n
" I1,, i'   I'i  oci m i a.'. ;i i'n I n od I
Mr, Drew do tn I k to i '   aid I'd to liim
self, lifting thc heavy khii withagroal ��� fforl
and pointing il at his father,
" I., ok mil, pap , lm going In -l i," he
cried out merrily, with Ids chubby brown
liiiL'i-r upon tho trigijor,
-- Don't  vo,  my   >"ii' don't movo !"
shunt,-,I hia father, springing nuiokly aside,
'iut even an ho spoke the trlggor inappod,
and With a Hash and ft bang the gun went
Pllil saw BOmOtllil '.' fall, Mid l.npph-il over
himself, shrieking ;
; " 1 di In'i mean lol   0, i didn't moan to
shunt papa !   0, I Was only funning."
Strange to say Mr. Deanowasnotharmod
in lho least.
"You might have killed mo, my Hon.
It's a mercy that ynu did not," lie cried,
hattonlng to snatch up the smoking gun,
" You haven't hurt mc, but���think of It,
my little buy yen huve killed Mr. Drews
guod old cnw."
Pllil nearly cried his eyes out over the.
cow, and Ins pupa gave Mr. Drew $11) to
" 01      i-se 1     .''     Ti,,- ,���������
dr tighl   i ��� ii.,,,; r  origin from
Jest is Mem as Life,
.,i -ly lili-s.
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-. :,  - ,i, 'i��� ii f ketch
I    ��� ao
I icnci ,' i
i .,      di | bo
I' o li,-1 hhn iiiulcr fool  o
I in.   I,mi, po'rfully,
I ,,ii j ti    -,, hoi    , i yen
'I'll   -rr lllll,
Amonc ' ,i" in :l" in,,,���'in' lum,,-,
lllifbnni,; n, I-     ,,,    .
i  Igh       fn rikleilfaei  hi  head
'. lo -ii ' le
I'm might.) proudo' i,im .0.tl |
i wish ���' ho w is homo.
I know hi. voloo i rlunn high,
\  I nulln' hymnso' pral ���
I know his (rronna Is deep up'loud
Whon proai hi r  > li ���' rafto,
l -, t- t,i buz-mm hoai n, I ioo
Hlsollnchln' H-iis look;
Hut uii!  i (lcntlii i' hoi .'mu horo
,\ growlln'al tho took,
a aqiiahblln' with Hi'- neighbornen,
An ham-In' round tin' placo,
A norncoh nlpo botwlx' his litis,
A h nwl across Iii-. faoo,
I plnotosoo thoorlttor 'round
A-whilllin' Willi hi, knife,
A saHsin' hack ill nie us h\^
An'joslas moan us lifo,
Thn mun Unit guns the pace thai kills, lob
lum puys UH he goes.
Janeiro, Brazil, jusl oat of hospital, not a
dollar iu my pocket, and ready in ask the
Amorican (,'onsui tn send mc to the United
States in the name uf charily. I had been
out with an American whaler, and hail been
left there so broken in health that nn one
supposed 1 could live two weeks. As the
ship had taken nn oil there was nothing
coming to me. Indeed, I was indebted to
her, and, but fur the few dollars raised
among the men, I should have been apaupcr
on landing.
One afternoon, while 1 was on my way to
the consulate to seo what help I could
obtain, I encountered an Englishman whom
lat once identified as a sailor���Captain or
mate. He stopped und inquired my name,
nativity, and occupation, and when I had
told him In-slapped moon the back and
exclaimed i
" It's a bit nf luck that I met you. I've
gut a place fur you ami we'll drop in somewhere and have a glass and a talk."
He was a blunt-spoken man, hula can-
linns line. He did nut unfold his plans until he had pumped me pretty dry, and apparently satisfied himsolf that I was a man
he wanted. Kven then I only gut u part of
the story, and am still iu the dark an In
many particulars. The stranger's name
wus dipt. Kulierls, and he had given up tho
command of an English brig on purpose to
enter upon a limit fur treasure, Two years
boforo, us he informed mc, a coasting
schooner, which was carrying half a million
dollars' worth ol diamonds, bosidos a large
sum in rough gold, betwoc-n Rio and Montevideo, hail been wrecked about seventy
miles below Porto Alegro. Why this treasure had been intrusted tu a sailing vessel
and whetlirr it belonged to Church nr Stale
or some individual 1 never learned. The
Captain had nothing to say about that, and
I bound myself tn secrecy regarding the
wholo affair.
How Cupt. Roberts had located the
wreck was a matter I did not ask about,
but I did hear it said that all
the crew were lost, I was a sailor
and a diver, uml he offered to stand all the
expense of the .search and give mo ��10,000
in gold if we recovered the diamonds
only. If wo got the gold as woll
I was tohavo a larger share. He
had chartered a coasting schooner for
three mouths, and was then getting aboard
whatever lie thought would bo needed. I
signed with him thataftornoon as mate, und
three days after we had picked up all our
crew. Fortunately fur us, a ship came iu
with twelve seamen rescued from a burning
barque at soa,andwe took eight nf them and
a cuok. This gave us eleven hands all told
on the little craft, but wrecking is a thing
demanding plenty of muscle at the cranks,
windlasses, and tail ropes. The crew proper were not let into the secret, but signed
for a voyage to Buenos Ayres anil return.
They were so happy at securing a birth
that no one cared which way we sailed or
what our ojbect.
There was a Rio banker behind the expedition, as I acciilently discovered, but he
did nol come near lhe schooners, and Capt.
Roberts visited him only by niglit. We
were so well provisioned and provided that
it must havo taken a snug sum of money to
fit us out. This tliL banker no doubt advanced and took his chances. At the Custom House we cleared for the Piatt in ballast, but some of that ballast had been taken
abroad under cover of darkness. Wo hail
a diver's outfit, timbers, planks, sparccasks,
extra ropes and chains, and about the last
package received contained a dozen muskets
and a lot of fixed ammunition, Wcslipped
out quietly one night with the tide, and
before daylight were far away.
Capt. Ruber.s had a pretty fair chart, of
the neighborhood of the wreck and after a
speedy run down the coast wo reached it
oue forenoon about 10 o'clock. When wc
came to work inshore we got sight of tho
mountains peaks laid down on tlio chart,
and in a couple of hours were satisfied that
the wreak was within a milo of us north ,u-
south. Just there was a reef about four
miles offshore and extending up and down
the coast for thirty miles, liehind this
reef in many places was deep water right
up to the shoro line. It being su inner
weather, with the winds light, but holding
steady, we anchored off tho roof, and then
lhc men were then told wo had como
lo search fur a wreck. It was all right
with thom, uud after dinner twn
boats were lowered to begin the search.
Taking the schoonor as the ccntn-, we pull-
ed both ways, running close to the reef.
Tin- treasure craft hud been dismasted iu a
squall inn! drivon shoreward, and wo confidently expoctcd to find her hull, if it had
nol gono to pieces, on or near tho reef.
Before Sundown  we had mude careful
���I- irch for threo miles either way, but with*
finding tho slightest traoo of hor.   Next
morning wi tried it again, but nothing wus
brought tn light,   In Borne places the reef
howed above the surfaco ac low tide, in
here W is plenty nf wator In curry
in oyer .' my time.   Tin- treasure craft
ho n iu" at . favorablo spot,
and In 'm driven almost in tho boaoh, but
pting this theory wo u'.i.out the
drag ..nd explored the doepor watorssoa-
ward from thc roof,   VVespon!  throo days
������ ,|,|,iin" only tho rooks hid-
. 0 ,ni thirty '',   t .iy foot Imii)*,
md tsing  p thi in i,  i th 'I,'1 hard work.
Tic .sell'.'  or was I   n ailed ovor tho reof
ami am hoi   I i    thirty feol ol water, mil
no In   m tin   ���     i "i tho sh .i'i- wati i;.
Our proci - arch was this:   Each
boat took certain shon I" irwgsond oovor-
, 'i ortain territory l�� I wi mi lho nil and
I     .v 'i, i ','. i  ii oloar that ono
irella ovoi hi hi nl in hul ,,il
mil'] ���" thi bottom anywhore al
thirty oi I irlj live feel, ami thoro wore no
deepci tpoi ��� ii, lido.   In fact, Hn- avorago
dopth ��������� ��� only ibont twonty live i" t, I no
'j,,,-, >. . i ,. i',' ky I,lull', crowni d mill .
dense forest, with a fow yaids nf shingly
hoai    ''      | nti rvals,
'.'.       i .      ���      'I tin, bay  fur four day,
without luck, whon I had tho good fortune
',, ',i covoi thi .ii"l< with my nwn oyos.
She lay within h df a milo of tho boaoh In
twenty two feol nl wator, and was hi itom
ijde up agalnsl a big ruck, Sim had pro,
bably pn led the reef In safety, liut hud
struck this rook, which thrust its head
within throe  foot nf tho  surface, und   in
going down turned turtle.   It soomod now
thai nut, a Hniil nf her crew hud escaped, and
Imw anybody hud afterward located the
wreak md mado a chart of tho looallty *uh
a greater mystery than  ovor.   Onr  Iirst
us in Una: un lur keel, it nothing more.
Lying bottom up, there was no pussiblewoy
to gel into her cabin,
Next day, after tho discovery, I went
down in my diving dress and attached
chains to hor starboarl sido. There were
spliced out with stout ropes leading, aboard
of uur scIiooiut, and after half a days work
we were ready Io haul. Wc cuuld lift her
a bit, but no more than a foot, and after
working one day we gave up thai method
for another. Casks were sent down to mc
and attached wherever possible, and but for
the presence of sharks we would have had
her over in a day. As if one monster bad
communicated with another for miles np
and down the coast, they gathered ul.uiit the
schooner and the wreck, and I had tho
closest kind of a call from being seized
by a m.uiealcr thut was fully (ifteen feet
long. Standing nn our decks I collided
eighty-six dorsal lins moving about 118 at one
lime, and I don't believe that was half the
number of sharks within a circle of a quarter of a mile, There could bo no inure diving
while thoy were hanging about, and we set
to work to got clear of theireniiipaiiy, Capt.
Robert i had foreseen such au eiiuTgcncy,
and hud como provided.
1 ilniibl If a ship's orow ever hud deeper
revenge on Sailor .luck's implacable enemy.
The muskets were brought up and four of
tho men told off to uso thom, A fifth man
was pul in chargo of a whale lance, and the
rest of us were kept Iuuy administering a
punishment whioh might bo called barbarous
by humanitarians. Wo healed bricks red
hut nn the galley Etovo, swiftly wrapped
them up in cloths, and they no soonor
touched the wator than they were gulped
down. As soon as u shark was wounded by
ball nr lance sn us to leave u trail of blond
he was at once attacked by others, and our
hot bricks soon turned a dozen or more big
fellows belly uppermost.
It was a regular circus for about three
hours, during which at least fifty of the
monsters were slaughtered, and then tlmso
that were left alive suddenly drew nil' to lhe
lust one, and we did not soeanothor shark
dining our stay. I did not go down again
for twonty-four hours, however, not feeling
certain that some big follow was not lying
in wait behind the wreck. When I did descend I found the schooner lifting to Ihe
casks, and after attaching threo or four
more she slowly ruse to the surface. We
then got the boats out and lowed her into a
depth of fourteen foci und then swayed her
over until she was righted, She, went to
the bottom again, of course, as the casks
no longer buoyed her, but wo expected
It was now a comparatively easy job to
gel at the cabin of lhc treasure craft, She
had been dismasted and most of her bulwarks
swept away, and her bows had been stove
in as she struck tho rocks. Everything appeared all right aft, however, and we had
the yawl anchored over the wreck and I was
all ready to go down when we hud a second
interruption. A coasting sohoonor, going
down the coast anl standing well in shore,
espied us, and either supposing wo were in
distress or actuated by motives of curiosity,
she lay to off the reef and began to signal
us, asking what was the mutter. We answered that we were all right, but she was
not satisfied.
She lowered a boat to pull to us, but wo
got ahead of her. The Captain handed nie
down a box of cigars and a dozen bottles of
wine, and I met the boat a mile away. The
Captain himself was in the stern sheets, and
he seemed considerably put out when tnl.l
that we had not been ridden over the reef
and were not in need of assistance, I told
him that our schooner had been chartered
by a naturalist, who was collecting llsh
from the shoals and birds from tlie forests,
and he swallowed the story and returned
to his craft u happier man.
When I came to go down in my suit 1
found almost a clear deck. She hud been
schooner rigged, and both musts had been
curried away at the deck, lieginning at the
heel nf Ihe how-sprit and running along the
port side about twenty-live feel ul her bulwarks were left standing. Capstan, windlass, hatch covers, and the skylight nf the
cabin had been swept away. This 1 it lei- fact
was greatly m my favor, as I cuuld drop
directly into the cabin. I wus told tu look
for the treasure in the Captain's stateroom,
but my feot had no soonor touched the
cabin floor than my outstretched hands encountered something which I knew by the
feel to be a dead man. My finding him in
the situation I did still further deepened
the mystery of the whole expedition. He
was tied fast, and I had to cul him loose
with my knife. As soon as released the body
floated upward, and the men lold me that
it floated out to sea with the tide, riding
nn the surface like a cork.
Evoillng was nnw drawing near, and further search was abandoned until another
day. After breakfast next morning 1 descended again, and within two hours had
the treasure out of thu wreck. I found it,
not in thc Captain's stateroom, hit on the
floor of the main cabin. The diamond i were
in a cast-iron box, and the gold in slnul
woodon boxes, and I loit nothing behind.
From the treasure being fuiinii where it
was I argued thut there hud been a mutiny
beforo the storm, and thut tho Captain had
been I inl in the cabin ami tliecrew was making ready to divide up the spoils. Perhaps
uflcr driving ever the reef und striking the
rock one hud Iii'itn east ashoro to tell the
Story, and it wu < nil his iu formation we acted. If so, however, thofactwasnutadmittod,
I loarnod nu mure than I huve tola] ynu,
Not one of tho trew knew lhe value of our
Ibid, und, fluilnrlikc, thoy inked but fow
When ihe troasurowas safe aboard wo relumed to Kin, For lour days not a man wus
piTiniiii'il to li.ive the vessel,   Then I ro-
, tlio
wtlh u hiiiik sum of money cotllilod down to
ouoh, and wt wero all bun ih-d aboard nl ll
stoamor bound for Cuba, eaoh giving his
promise to say nothing of the wrecking ex-
nodi tion to any ono.   I loarnod lutor on thai
linvciiiiiieiit VOBSols seiireheil for weeks fur
I In- Wreck, und that the Rio bunker hud tn
Hoc In Kliglttlld, but thut niily added In the
utrangouoss nf I ho ud vent ure Instead of clear.
Ing lip tho many mysteries.
ri u id the -iiiii agrood upon, with a considerable iiieri'iisi', tlie men were mil lu happy
Bulgaria has decided to participate in
tho Exposition. Foreign participation, sn
far as ascertained up to the present, embraces seventy-two nations and provinces,
Canada has been given dS, 171 square feel
of space in lhc various buildings, exclusive
of space yet In be grunted in the agriculture
and live slock depart nonts,
The Women's Christian Temperance
Union wants to put up a building, 70x100
feet, in the Exposition grounds, in which lo
exhibit the on tiro system of its work and to
conduct a cafe for the sale of teinpcrai-.ee
Five acres nf space in the Midway Pluis-
ancc have been reserved for a nursery exhibit.
The Custer Mining Company, nf Idaho, is
making a very extensive collection of ores
for oxhibition at the Fair.
The Suffolk Horso Society, England, has
offorcd two gold medals, of the value 850
each, for tho best Sul ilk horse and inure or
filly exhibited ut the World's Fair in China-
Tho City of Cincinnati wants to erect a
building at tho Exposition, to be used bulb
us u club houso anil receptacle for a municipal exhibit. It is willing tu expend ?30,000
in tho undertaking.
Llout, ll.ikcr, nf the Marino Sootion of the
Dopartmont of Transportation, bus secured
a promise from tho Detroit Dry-Duck Company for an exhibit of a porfeot model in
stucco nft he entire ship-building plant of
lhe company, both at its Detroit and Wyandotte yards.
Mr, OssUu Guthrie, ofChioago, together
with many other scientists, declare that no
linn striking proofs of the glacial epoch
exist in this country than are seen in the
Dcsplaines valley between Chicago and
Joliet. Fureiliicutionul reasons Mr, Guthrie
advocates tho making of nn exhibit demonstrating this foot ot tlio World's Fair, wilb
maps, surveys and collodions of geological
specimens, which arc abundant, so arranged
as to show lie lines of glacial progress.
This, he est :u ales, would require about
English women are active in preparation
for their participation in the Exposition.
At a meeting of tho woman's committee iu
London, on March 3rd, it was aunouncod
that Queen Victoria had promised specimens
of her own work in spinning and knittings,
done when she was a girl; also some of her
embroidering, line drawing and water-color
painting. Princess Louise will contribute
someday modoling, Princess l'.cutriccseveral paintings, and Princess Christian some
ombroidory, The commit ten assigned
charge of various branches of woman's exhibits as follows i Irish exhibits, Countess of
Aberdeen ; Scotch, Lady Reay : philanthropy, Baroness Burdett-Coutts; education
Mrs. Fawcelt, the writer on political economy ; hospital nursing, Mrs. Fenwiuk;
woman's art Mrs. Robert Austin. Several
women were selected to prepare papers on
various educational and economic subjects.
It is probable that the visitor to the Exposition will have an opportunity of seeing
a more extensive and liner exhibition uf ancient Greek art than il bus heretofore been
possible to sec outside of Greece. P. Cav-
reading, Director-General of Grecian Antiquities, has written that the Grecian government has accepted the invitation to participate in the Exposition, with the understanding that it will be represented only by
momorials of its antiquities, Charles Wal-
stein, Director of the American School of
Classic Studies at Athena, slates that th
Grecian government bus agreed to make
and send to the Exposition ousts of the principal works of ancient art now in Greece,
together with maps, diagrams and photographs. Tn these will probably bo added
casts, and perhaps some nf the originals of
specimens of classic Greek art which aro
now distributed throughout Europe.
Soothing Womon,
"There is ono woman I know," said a
bright college girl to mo, " who is u perfect
soother, yes, 1 can call her nothing else.
She bus a wonderfully restful influence over
everybody who comes near her. In tho
first place her face is us sweet and us culm
us u sequestered hike in sntneonnl und shudy
wood, her eyes are a lovely, violet color, and
her features have an oval roundness which
immediately impresses vou with the idea of
of placidity and smoothness. She is tall
mid slim uml moves with limber graoo.
Her name, loo, bus a perfectly composed
and rythmical sound. It is " Delia," and
she seems well siutul to it. What tho
curious, occult influence is which surrounds
this woman, I nor any of her friends have
ever been able to find out, She is good.
She is artistic. She is entertaining, but I
know many womon who are all this, and ycl
folks don't run to thom when they aro discouraged and heart sick, liko they do to
this woman. Delia herself says she oan encourage ami sympathize with poople because
she hus suffered so much herself.
" Do you really think this is the reason !"
Tliebrighlgirl finished her long harangue,
wiih a Hushed uml eager faoo looking into
mino earneslly, to receive u reply. I cuuld
iml answer hot', imr oould uny one else, for
in- are all cniilitiu illy questioning tho beautiful, divine, almost infinite, inllueiice which
a guod, tender, unmanly woman has upon
ull those who cuine iu contact with her,
Daughter���"Ma, Mr. Blank pmpnscd to
um last night. " Mother���" Did you accept
htm, daughter?" " Yoh, mamma," " llus
ho any monoy, daughter?"   "Only $1,800
u ycur, ma." " Well, handle him cure-fully
for ft month or so. Ptmsihly ynu call pick
up something butter during tho balaneo ol
the Winter season."
Do Jure and Do Facto.
Mr. Tnpunily is no lawyer, but his wifo is
an able uiini,in. II,- was stuinplcd in his
reading the nl her evening and appealed lo
her. "Are ynu up in Latin, my dear!" ho
asked, " VVl at do ynu want to know?"she
enqui.ed with proper caution. " i want to
know the difference netween do jure und do
laoto." Mrs. T. studied a moment, "Well,"
she said, "yon are at lhe head uf this family
de jure." " Yes," ho put in, " 1 understand
that." "And,"she concluded, with somo
vigour, " 1 am at the head of il do facto."
Trying to Ploise Employers.
Mistress���"I am surprised. Vou say
ynu were married six months ago, divorced
throe months ago, and remarried to your
husband last night."
Domestic���" l'cs'm, You sec, at the first
place he heard I hey wanted a mat ried man,
su we gut married ; bul the next place thoy
wanted a single man, so we gol divorced,
ami 1 camo here. Now he's found a place
where tbey want a man for gardening and
wife tn ennk, sn we got married again, and
I'm going there with bin."
Repeating watches were invented by Bar��
low in 1076. V
VS'lio, looking backwui'lc torn hi- manhoods
Sees not Hn- spectre ol iiis misspent limo,
And through tlieslindo
Offuneraloypross, planted thick behind,
Hears no reproachful whisper on ibo wind
From Ids bolovod deadI
W ho bears no trace of pa-sinus's evil force .'
Who shuns thy sting, Otorriblo Romorsel
Who'would not oast
H alf of its future from him, bul to win
Wakeless oblivion for lhc wrongand sin
Of the scaled past I
Alas! thc evil, which we fain would shun,
Wc do, und leave tho wishod-tor good undone:
Onr strength to-day
Is but to-morrow's weakness prone to full;
1'our, blind unprofitable servants all
Are wottlwuy,
Vcl who, thus looking backward o'er his yoars,
Fools not his eyelids wot Willi gratoful tears,
If ho hat 11 boon
Permitted, weak und sinful us ho wus,
To cheer und uid in some onnobllng euusc
His follow menl
If he hnth hidden the outoast, or lot in
A ray of sunshlnoto I he cell of sin;
If ho hath font
Strength In I lie weak, and in nn hour nf need,
Ovor theRuilcrlng, lioodlcss of Ids creod
Or hue. hut ll hoiil-
Ile liulli nn! lived in vuin ; und, WllllollOglvcs
The priii-e In Him in whom he moves and
Willi thankful hcarl
Hi- gazes backward, and with love boforo,
Knowing that from his works he nevermore
Cull lii'itrefiirlh pari.
; '
Sir Edwin Arnold Writes of the l.lniiis <>r
Hie Dual,
This world wc live in is becoming sadly
monotonous us ii shrinks year by year tn
smaller and smallor apparent dimensions
under lhc rapid inovoiucnt providod by
transcontinental trains and swift ocean
Along with the ceaseless rusk nf "civilization" Hoe:; inevitably lhe ubiquitous evening dross mil, the latest fashion plate from
Paris, lhe tall silk hut und the other ugly
things which aro so convoniont because lliey
arc so tinivi real.
Cos'nine and geographical variety are
moantimo vanishing before the face ol these
dismal invasions from all the i/lobe, and
your follow-passongor in the Pullman palace
car or in tli,- saloon of the (,'unurdcr may bu
of any European or North or South .American country on th,-map for anything thai
can be gathered from his attire.
The manners of every people arc getting
levelled down tn one dull, dead plane by the
same agency, and diflorencos nf language
alone preserve a certain lingering distinction. Tin- graceful mantilla is being silently
abolished from Spain, and the pretty fuldet-
tn from Italy, while oven in Japan ilic city
folk have taken In red socks and wideawakes
and lhe ladies think themselves nut nf the
mode nn pul,lie occasion if they do not substitute the artificial "oi infections" of Paris,
London mid New York for tlie lovely and
always becoming kimnno and obi, Posterity more and more is threatened with
residence upon :-.n orb whero everybody will
wear one common stylo of garment, will
talk, think and live in the same way, and
will be at lust as rigidly and dolefully like
each other as peas in a sack or ants toiling
and moiling upon u lag.
In Asia and Africa almost alone does thc
Old iVnrld preserve something of its bygone
Rich and Refreshing Variety of existence.
The custom of even so much as dressing at
all, except, perhaps, in brass, wire and
beads, has yet lo invade tho greater part of
the "dark continent," where there accordingly prevails a perfect delightful dissimilarity of taste anil habit in tho coiHiire, in
the loin aprons and in fantastic methods of
treating the ears, the nose, the lips and the
India is also a land where especially and
delightfully the increasing dreary sameness
of modern limes and habit does not mil
cannot penetrate, or else is lost sight of in
in the vastness and pioturosqiioncss of these
antique Hindoo societies, As in the untouched purl ions of Japan, ynu find all over
the Indian peninsula lhat the decrees of the
great goddess nf fasliimi arc unknown nr
powerless. The people wear the beautiful
and seemly garment which iheir ancestors
wore 10,000 years ago, unullorod in seam or
selvage or shape, but allowing a perfectly
endless range of individual choice for tints,
materials, richness of adornment and charm
of general effoot. There men and women,
unlike ourselves, seem to clothe their bodies
as the llowers do, for innate joy of hue and
grace of combined pleasure in jocial aspect
and animation. Ainubuf Europeans or of
Americans differs from a orowd nf Asiatics
as a stubble of wheat oraprairio gray und
grim with sage brush diffors from a bed nf
tulips or a brightly waving field nf poppies
and buttercups,
Looking al the sombre garb and despondent aspect of our crowded modern cities one
often sighs even in Anglo-Saxon communities for a return In the "poach colored satin
coat with lace rullles" of which in goml
Queen Ann's times Oliver Goldsmith was su
justly vain. To see popular gatherings
alive and brilliant with h ippy colors and to
find the lost repose and doilghtfulness of
daily life extant uml visible uml placidly
prized one must wander to-day among Indian cities and enter the precincts of the
temples of their gods and the courts of the
Hindoo princes. I invito yon, readers, tn
"come into the sun" fur a Bpaon and realise
a littlo tlio lu-iieofiil glowing, varied and
picturesque daily life in ami around the
royal homes of India,
How an Indian city itself and its everyday sights and sounds under the continual
and exhilarating sunlight would astonish
somo of your ovordrlvon public I No train
rails lo cut up lbe nt routs, nu importunate
clang of I he electric boll, no rush und pelt
and "-attic of hack ami cub and expresc
Wagon and overloaded omnibus upon rugged
faving stones. The very busiest street ir.
tolhi, Jeyporo, Agra or Poena is a perfect
garden of repose for Its calm and quiet compared to tho uproar and diurnal fever nf a
byway in any third rale American town.
The uiipuvcd sand or loam ol the broad or
narrow passage between tho simps anil
houses give luiek no echo to the footfall nf
the men und cattle and veld :|es that traverse it, Thoy might bo moving (lower beds
for their color and their silence of soft mu.
tion. The men are all divorslllod with clean,
becoming rubes of white ur gray mid brilliant turbans surmounting their neat, cool
attire���turbans of ptirplo, lilac, sky blue,
rose rod, green and umber���und the women
draw nver thoir smooth, black brows and
slupoly shoulders saris ul the lovollOSl onm-
biucd and blended tints imaginable, bordor-
little flashii -plal      fgl       ml pearl shell.
The 1 ar :   I ��� I I ���   tvnt   u   nil   hildi
and the    ndals of the nun   mil b ys udvi
back nu noise,    id ill    ;   pj. pati nl   ni
mats in llioox cai:   god ,,-n in up the highway with broad, noi eli ss In ol   an i light
loads of sugar cane, fodder or cotton, disturbing the long and warm mid-lay lull
with nothing louder th m the . li ding uf the
wooden yoke beam nr the creak of an un-
greased wheel. The babies astride upon the
I hips of their mothers never cry and never
have anything to  cry about,   Thc boys,
being  us  lliey arc,  not   Christians, but
Hindoos, never want to bo noisy, devilish
or  cruel,   und   always  go about   their
games   or errands   gravely und   silently.
Here und there a group of friends newly
met converse in elevated tones of pleasure,
and there is, perhaps, a wrangle somewhere
about a doubtful bargainor a litlle harmless quarrel "Vera bad eight-penny piece,
whioh ends in words.  But the traders in
the open shops never vociferate and never
madly advertise their goods, nor put up
rival statements of supernatural cheapness,
nor struggle fiorccly and porpottially one
with tho othor for the almighty dollar or
its Asiatic oquivont,   Placid und dignified
and  self-contained, with the established
habits of 80 centuries, thoy squnt alongside
their giinds, not pushing their salo, seeing
that they- will surely be iskod for when
" Allah wills" or" Pursiiuram pleases, "and,
moantimo, while calmly awaiting customers,  they smoke tho drowsily bubbling
hookah or leisurely balance Iheir accounts
with a reed peii or upon the abacus,
Tin re muy be hundreds, nay thousands,
perambulating a long street like that of the
lively and famous Chandnichowk iu Delhi
or the Morti Bagh in Poona, and yet withal
not more uproar orbubbab than in a retired
nook of Central Park at New York,   Nobody is in a hurry, and fur everybody alike
il is quite enough prosperity merely to live
unocr such a glad, bright, existence gilding
sun and amid sn many sweet and pleasing
sights of surrounding nature,   Fur nature
is everywhere around and among these Asiatic communities, not terrified out of contact
with business and big cities as with us and
you.   In every corner the pain- tree lifts its
sta.uly feathered head und  sings a hymn
from its  waving plumes to  the cooling
breeze, the banana hangs her broad green
Hags ovor the whits house walls and window lattices.   The Indian convolvuli, great
bells of blue and white, with the splendid
yellow lupins and the tender lilac and gold
sprays of the liuiigainvillies adorn tlie very
mealiest huts, und upon the roofs and ridge
piles thus beautified the animals take part
in the general city life.   There will be as
likely as not monkeys sitting upon many a
housetop.   The four handed folk come in
from the jungles to squat upon the highest
tiles, all talking jungle gossip, to the disparagement, no doubt, of their bimaiious and
busy kindred.
The little striped squirrels rim up and
down the doorposts of the grain  seller's
shop, the sacred cow from the nearest temple wanders by its store of open corn and
pulse, putting her privileged  muzzle into
the rice bags; the green parrots flash up and
down the niidstrect with a lively clamor
and the great black hats���the flying foxes-
hang in hundreds by their hooked legs from
the bare fig tree.   Ynu can hear, amid the
full tido nf the city's traffic, the "swash" of
the clothes being washed and beaten at the
tank, and the scream of the kites as they
circle r mini and round in the pale,  clear
sky overhead.   The noisiest elements in the
long, thronged, lively but noiseless street
will be the ekka rumbling along on two
ponderous wheels with some merchant's
family, its oxen and its red curtains all covered with bells which jingle not unmusically, or sonic half-naked religious mendicant blowing his big copper  trumpet or
beating his cymbals for  alms.   Peace���
the sustained���philosophic, contemplative,
peace of  Asia���broods over the   people
nnd the place.   Lifo  has of  itself   become a luxury in ceasing to bea tnsk  a
mill grind, a never-ending work and worry.
Ah, if I  could only  transport some  of
the nerve weary workers, men and women,
whose intelligent faces and kindly eyes I
see amid theso many splendid cities of tlie
United States, worn with the fever of the
rush of daily all'airs, to the quiet of my
Indian cities and fields, how quickly I could
give i hem buck again lu joie de vivre, that
lost calm and gladness of tho healthy human
soul, which cures every tiling mid is an earthly side nf the "peace that passeth understanding."
Prominent among the the buildings nf the
city arc the Temples and the Palaces. These
simple Asiatics neither possess nor dosire���
nor, indeed, need���the countless large institutions which fill yonr cities with imposing piles nf architecture. They want no
town hall, because the tank, the temple
court and the market place serve very well
fur all the purposes of such an edifice under
weather which never betrays. They wnnl
no vast lintels, because everybody lodges
with his kinsfolk; and tiny want no big
hospitals, beoauso the governments looks to
that; they need no insurance "tlioes, bunks,
asylums nr manufactories, becuuse they insure guuil luck by jiving the guls a cuke in
Iwn or some llowers; they bank by melting
their spare silver Into nrnnniciits fur wife
and ohildren t they take carcuf and tender,
ly protect tlicir own Imbeciles and indigent,
und they mako everything needful with
their own lingers, Hut the temple will probably be guy, stately and beautiful, and the
palaces of the Maharajah will be objects of
p ide and joy to the populace, and often
vory sumptuous, indeed, outside as well us
We will leave the temple and mosques
alone tuadiiy and penetrate a little within
those palace walls. Let the visit which we
nro to puy be in a city of Rajpootana, suy.
a very Interesting and typical region of
India, uml let us elmose the court of one ol
the Rajpoot princes, the Maharajah of Ul-
wur, as aspeoitnen for respectful Inspection.
His Higneis Mangal Singh, the "lion lord
of good fortune," us the name signifies, is
nne nf the immensely fur descended kings nf
the great Rajpoot country, who rule their
own chivalrous, gallant and high-spirited
people under the suzerainty nf Her Highness the Quson Kmprcss Victoria, tu whom
he uml ull hid royal kindred arc most loyally attached, The Maharajah Mangal Singh
is a knight commander of lhe Sterol India,
and is always siiluti-d wiih a prosorlbed
salvo of II guns whenever he \istts the
governor of the presidency, He U a young
limn nf, perhaps, 28 years, of an olive cum.
ploxion, with eyes dark and lustrous, features intensely refined nnd delicate in tint,
und, indeed, presents tlie ideal of A Hindoo
prince In look upon���such us Kugono Sue
oiies oi   I'm'.'
His ruling passions arc
lorses, tho chosi
ami war. but tho last of
|,-i' is, ol cur
ndulgi in, tod
,', a luxury impossible to
, indeed, the Maharani
might somo day be pleased al need tu ask
her faithful lltjj ints fur aid, and then
Maigul Singh would love bettor than his
life to take tho field against Russian
Frenchman or anybody al lhe head of a
lakh of fearless, niaguillcunl horsemen.
Notice as we outer the walls uf this inner
town bow th" heavy gate doors, hundreds
-if years uld, are Studded with six-inch long
spikes of iron. That is a relic of pro-soion-
lilic and old world belligerency, such as was
prevalent in Asia when elephants were always first son! forward to hatter in the portals of fortresses with their foreheads, and
the only way of preventing the great beasts
from bursting in a six-inch oak slab was
tn put a set of sharp spikes upon it.
Even elephants, it was found, soon hud
enough of ramming a front door equipped
in this style. The Rajpoot soldiers at the
entrance of the palaoepi'ooincts���dark warriors of an nnmistakeablo lighting breed���
wear the leaf of Lama's tree for thoir badge,
which tlie god plucked front the Indian
jlinglo when lie wus starting forth to secure
Mtu from liuvunn, the Domon King uf Ceylon, Along the mad leading to tho palace
front ymi may see several hunting loopards
Ij ing nn their bedsteads lightly chained,
It is a favorite sport ol the prince uud nf
his fellow rulers to pursue the Rlitok Auto-
lope with a trained cheelah, mid I have myself nil en witnessed lhat sluing and exciting
kind nl hunting, Tlie leopard is carried in
a condition of sharp hunger to the open
deer country upon a peasant's bullock cart,
and when the antelopes nre sighted the curt
is carefully driven in a circle nearer and
ancient realm of Ulwar, land carefully guarded,   Many of tho best
hammals and attendants, | pearls fr mOrmnz irCeylon, if the choicest
pi ;con bl ' rn! i, ��� fr uu G inn h, i meralds
ni extraordinary fee, i I ,. ith ! I - inscriptions in Pi rsi in, Ai b ���   ndS inscrit,
aalking with hi
who will sweetly say, though it is ouly early
morning, " < lood evening, sir," in ordi r tn
demonstrate at once his p-ditcnoss and his
mastery of thc English language.   And wo  with delicate ud costly enai   Is aftor the
may oven have I he honor to salute tho Maharajah himself, if we find him scaled in
his simple littlo chamber nf justice, which
gives by a carved window upon an outer
garden, full of orange audpoinegraiito trees,
to tho sill of whioh suppliants and suitors
may como from town and country to ask
judgement and succor from his highness.
Do you perhaps think that only the West
knows what true justice is ? Observe ovor
the arch above the writing table of the
young Maharajah that Persian verse, which
is inscribed from that U stan ir " Garden "
of Sudi, and which says :
Oh King, lako hood unto the poor man's sljfli
0'uhci ded It will climb and shake tho sky.
if it be not too busy a day among the
somewhat litigious subjuots with tli ��� kindly
uml enlightened ruler i.f lhc Ulwar he may
very possibly himself mow to favored visitors some of the woiulors nf his royal ibode.
There is, for instance, tho Sish manar-
that is to say, tho "hull of mirrors"���entirely lined wiih dazzling plaquos ami fragments of oolorod crystal, which reflect the
bright entering beams of the Indian sun
with such burning and variegated bistro
that il seems uu apartment carved out of
the mountain side where the native ruck is
full uf jewels,
I said the Maharajah Mangal Singh lovod
horses, und he cun show us not far from this
stately white marble palace under the hills
his superb stud of 2U0Q Arab half-breeds,
some of tbem such lovely and shapely creatures as arc scarcely to bo seen elsewhere.
An Arab horso is an absolute luxury to
nearer to some line buck with good long I ride, its temper is sosweet, its endurance
loins, until the animal is brought within
reasonable distance. Then the howl is taken
from the boast, whoso savage eyes roam
ronnd and round the plain nnd soon fasten
upon tlie deer, Iiy this time some 400 or
S00yards away, and not by any means suspecting what looks like a simple country
curt with its rural people bent upon agricultural pursuits,   The leopard set free
slides down like a fish from his straw bod
on ���hc cart and worms his way unseen
though rocks and bushes unlil he has drawn
near enough in rear or Hunk of his victim
for a final rush, which he makes like a lightning Hush, generally surprising and seizing
the paralyzed buck before it can galher it
self together for escape.   If the deer manages tc get away the cheetah makes no
further attempt to follow it, but sulks in
the thicket and is very difficult to catch
Bat if it succeeds in striking down its
prey, the hunters hurry up, and whilo
dragging the growling savage jaws awny
from the bleeding haunch or nock of the
deer, they slip into the crimsoned mouth of
the brute a fresh cut joint of a goat or calf,
and the leopard thus deceived and pacified
is soon secured again and placed upon the
In the Rajah's grounds you will sec these
royal cheetahs and the men who have
charge of the peacefully sleeping together
on the same " charpe," but all the same
these beautiful hunting beasts are in their
evil moods fearfully ill-tempered and dangerous Further on we shall conic upon a
rhinoceros raped up to a stout post and
iniiching cabbage. He is the survivor of
old, bad practice of beast fights which all
the Rajpoot prjnces, like all other Indian
potentates, indeed, and magnates, used to
indulge in; but the Ulwar Maharajah is too
well educated and enlightened for auy great
taste toward this. He has abolished tho
custom indeed,
Here is, neverless, the bygone "Bestia
great and its puce so pleasant, thanks in
the low, springy pasterns, which give ehtsti-
ity to its dancing gait.
But let us now come away from Rajpootana and go on the wings of fancy to a vory
j district���ihal of Bhaonagar, in tho region of
Kattinwarr,  another   independent state,
where Taktaji Singh is thc great and enlightened ehiof.   It shall bo evening, and
when the fireworks have all been finished,
to the boundless pleasure of the vast crowd
outside the gates of the palace,  we will
enter and sit in the  royal  circle of the
Diwan-Khana watching a nautch or native
dance.   It is a scene, this, very typical of
India, where no festival or great ceremony
j is complete without the quite and composing pleasure of the dance.   Not that furious,
gymnastic exercise in which wo westerns,
especially our feminine section, rejoice to
indulge, liut the high uiidgravciuid distiuet-
ly line art of rythmical movement, accommodated to the lightest and faintest notes
of tlie strange, wild music of cymbal and
sitar, and to a harmony and subtlety of line
and pace and waving limlis and  robes to
which the best ballet in Paris, London or
New York offers but a course contrast.
The prince, wearing rich and costly jewels,
with a light evening coat of green satin, sits
cross legged, at the top of the ball, having
his guests and green officers beside him and
ranged along the walls.   His gorgeously-
dressed attendants, standing behind the
royal cushion, are fanning the warm evening air from his face or noiselessly bringing
refreshment or the fragrant pipe.
Then /<anho, the Persian girl, or Radinu
the Hindoo Na-itchri,taking her pan-snupur,
(the betel nut) from her mouth, adjusts her
ample draperies, fastens tl.o scarlet pome-
granite flower tighter in her hair, and rises
to her feet, while tho drum and tamboora
style of tie ti    tci   irt of ,   ,-pore,  '.,-ie
stored in that my-il cnilcoti i in-
������a eti d at Bar da  i Giu irat.     I oro were
swords there whoso hilts al i    v, r-v. rlh
It- estate, i richly were they crusted
with costly stones, and th ��� blades of s cue
among them were of .such Di e ihd ;, irfeotly
tempered stool as to bu occasionally more
valuable than tie handles. Certain among
the choicest bla les had slots cut in the dim-
ashed steel, up and down which ran costly
pearls or rallies, cut to a round head, and
some of them wore thrust intospiral scabbards, so faultless were tlicir spring and
elasticity. The old Mahratto custodian
would suddonly open Borne old marmalade
jar or sardino box taken from the great
barred vault, and turn out of this unlikely
receptacle, rolled up in an ancient red or
green rag, -uch:. belt of sapphires and diamonds, such a I'liidini of oriental rubies,
such a bt". tci tor nklctor ring for thonose
linger that must have made theoyosof
any lady who Inula proper and 1 toming
pas . ui f rlicautiful things iparkle liko tho
j, wi i ��� Ihemsi Ives.
On high I'li'li ��� '-" . ���-: ���'. - - pi'i-tccs
and magnates of India vie with each other
in i!i" dazzling and ,: rge us display of
gems witli which thoy r pair on their elephants to durbats or recaptions. Tl-o native classical imi io for su tli I voly I .ublos
is sant Jui, tho Sanscrit word for "contentment," as if their wonder md b-mty
were calculated to fill ordinary hearts and
minds quit* to the brim.   It is better, how-
yer, f r those who are not millionaires to
till; and think as little as possible ubi ut the
glittering contents of those Indian treasure
Edwin* Arnold.
begin " Taztt-ba-tuzu" or "Jivn-i-man."
Lowly does she salaam to ' he great personage, piously does she touch the silver bells
num"���the janwadihiina, the place wherein I fastened upon hor bare feel, with a prayer
many and many a Combat of Jungle Gladi- j for favor and succoss for dancing is a serious
���Uors has been beforetimes bloodily waged and solemn matter with these pooplo. And
���rhinoceros and tiger, rhinoceros and clc- then slie softly becomes a living enibodi-
rhuiit, elephant with elephant, etc., as well ment of music and of tbo boony of motion,
as combats between rams stallions and: dancing true scientific 'lance:;, expressing
buffaloes, There uro princes and rich Zc- j the very language by gesture, gait and olo-
minders who even now delight in such bar- queiit sway and wave at hand and foot and
barons pastimes, and I know of one who on arm and body, of that passionate or sorrow-
a certain festive ocoasion fastened a note nil Persian or Guzorathi song, which ."he
for a thousand rupees to the tusk of a male sings in a high falsetto full of minor keys
elephant, mud with " must," und another and minutely divided notes. Perhaps ynu
on the horn of a wild bull buffalo, and J will not admire it until you understand it
offered them as prizes t.* the daring horse-' as well us some of us���have studi: i its mar-
men who, after two or three, perhaps, of. vellimsantique grace and emotional signili-
thcir rivals had been gored to death, could canco. Perhaps the western man will pro*
secure the tempting wealth. I for, after all ho sees and hears, to encircle a
The palace at Ulwar is a good example of: tight laced waist, bound ill fasbi limbic silk
modern Hindoo architecture of tho nrna-, or satin, and whirl il round to tho belter
mental nnd latter-day kind. There is a rich \ comprehended strains of Strauss nr (In Ifrey.
ornamental frontal wall, with little cupolas But the indolent passions of lho Indian
over the gates, as woll as upon eaoh corner, blood find their delight in this mavuurod,
the exquisite shape of which is directly hor-': sober, lelined and so itbiligpas -uel jand all
rowed from the curves assumed hy the bam-, night long, as dun ��� r s d nuns an I sits down,
boo when it is bent to form a roof. I lo bu succeeded by aim!her, and another
Inside lho wall, pierced by a vaulted und and another, thev* statesman, warriors,
colored entrance arch, is a court, flunked on merchants and pundits of the Btrango Indian
tlie right and left hand by halls open on one ' world will watch with undiminished inter-
side, with rows of beautiful sculptured col- est the slow, quiet, musical pus-ages of the
iiiiins, und leading on lhe far side by broad i Nautch.
und sweeping flights of marble stops to an , r remember 111 the days of tho great (milliner and highly decorated gateway, tiny, when a famous native regiment, the
through this we shall make hold te pass 25t1i infantry ol Bombay, marohod buck to
Into the palace proper-that is to say, the ������,. stn tion covered with glory for faith-
public chamber,, of and tlio audience rooms fu||y lighting their rebel brothr-.il. I wus
(diwiinkhanus), for tho zenana or woman's 00nimlssiriiie(l to ask the senior jemadar
quarter, Is, of ooiirso, only for very privi- what form of enterlninment the men would
li'ged mid leiinnine eyes -and albeit u lum- |���,u |j|,(, ���, aouopt ���,,������ t|lc |ft(ljM ftm| ,,������.
died pair of them, lustrious and gcm-likc, tlomon of the station. The answer was u
may ne secretly watching the strangers who .. Niiuu.-li ;" and when we hud hired llio
trend these scpieslercil Indian upm-lincuts, ninsl Iiiiiiuiis dancing girls of the district,
the lattice (mm which they survey us will ,ull* |���,d pttohefl great shiimiunii tents oil
betray nothing of thu Inspection. n���. p|a|n| llMd had lain In plenty nf hotel-
It is ii pity that the Hindoos should have Illlt tn ���|,off| t|���,y ffllllto,- ,,��� mnre>   All
 ?,tod from their Mohammedan conquer- ���iu},t long those veteran soldiers, fresh
ilu'lr women, ffum fierce and bloody battles, sat In largo
rings uf scores ami hundreds under tho
lunnnliglit, wearing their fatigue dress of
white cotton  and   watching lho dancers
The Condor of tbe Andes.
Up among the cold white peaks of the
Andes, higher than human foot has h id the
during In tread, is sometimes seen a dark
speck slowly circling in the clear air.   The
speck gradually descends, and wc see that
it in the largest bird of the air, the condor.
Its (light is swifter than the eagle's. Nothing but the distance could have made the
condor of the Andes seem small and slow on
the wing.   Swiftly descending, cruel, hungry, ho fastens his horrid eye upon some
luckless lamb or kid.   Rarely it is able to
escape ; successful resistance is impossible.
The condor cannot curry off its prey in its
talons like the eagle, for it lias not the eagle's power nf grasp, and the sharpness nf its
claws is in time worn oil on the hard rocks
which are its home; so, standing upon the
struggling animal with one foot, the condor
kills the poor thing with its powerful beak
and his other foot.
Like many other greedy creatures, tho
condor, after his dinner, becomes incapable
of flight, and it is only then that he can be
approached with safety j but oven now the
hunter must be cautious and strong. A
Chilian miner, who was celebrated for his
great physioial strength, once thought with
outwonpons he could cupt ure a condor which
seemed unusually stupid after its heavy
meal. The man put forth all bis powers,
and the engagement was long and desperate, till ui last the po���r miner was glad to
esoape with his life. Exhausted, torn and
bleeding, lie managed to carry off a few
feathers as trophies of the hardest battle he
hud ever fought. He thought that he had
left the bird mortally hurt. The other
miners went in search of the body, but instead found the bird alive and erect, flapping it i wings for flight.
If thc condor docs not reach an untimely
end by violence, it is, aocording to all accounts, very lung lived. The Indians nf the
Amies believe that he lives for a hundred
years. The condors' homes seem just suited for birds so ugly and Here,. They build
no nest, but the female sel ; some hollow
in lhe barren rock that shall ujlurgeonough
to shelter her from tho strong winds while
she is hatching her eggs. Here, in the
midst of desolation, tho ugly little condors
begin their cries for food, and after they
nre six weeks old begin attempting to use
their wings, The parents show the only
good trait they possess in tlicir ciro for
thoir young, feeding and training them to
fly, so that in a fow months they are able to
hunt for themselves after the grim fashion
of their elders.
ors tho custom ol secliidin
but il is now a fb'iu'y rooted habit, which
tne great ladies themselves do must In keop
up, A puriluliiiashin. a "curtain dwelling'
���that is to say. a Hindoo nf lhc higher
classes -Would not be scon nut of doors, to
save her life, except al religious ooroinnnlos
and in llie niuiriugo month. I have myself
talked nn important business with a Mali-
ratta princess nf whose august person I only
saw the points of lho toes under the edge
of tho einbinideicil curtain, and when I
was staying with tho resident physician ui
��� leypoie, in Rajpiinlara, a CUriliUS tlllllg no-
cm red, He wus lhc old and misled
frlondof lh:- Maharajah, and, the chief
queen being taken ill, he was sent loi- from
his dinner table; but when he returned bo
slated thut he bud been obliged lo put his
head into a green base bag boforo entering
the zenana of Ids friend iho king, unit to
fuel the pulse of his illustrious pai lout and
apply thc slothos "ipe to ner in the absurd
embarrassment nf this envelope, without
which he could not have passed into the
women's quarter uf the palace, old fi loud
and adviser as he was nf iill ilii iiniiaie.i,
We may have lhc go ul f, nunc to sec lhe
while softly smoking tho " pipe ol peace,
How different are tho races of men !
What would gratify most, no doubt, sucli
ladies us may honor nn- by reading these
sketchy recollections of Eastern royal lifo,
would bu. I think, the various Toslia-
kliiuiiis nr treasure ohambors of tho Indian
courts. If I had time nud space 1 would
also liko to describo lhe way in which the
Indian princes bunt mid what splendid,
varied und exciting pnstime iu this line is
ulloriled by the jungii-s of Aindoslun with
those grand studs uf trained elephants
which the princes pnssess, us well as the
really iniit.'iiilieunt sport nf pig sticking,
riding the gray wild boar down with tbe
kctiii spear upon a quick mid Intelligent
Arab hnrse, But I must be content lure
merely to mention tho jewels of one particular Eastern potentate which dwell in my
Somo of thn finest --ems in the world are
s' ill to lm Boi'ti iu ihuso Tnsha'khanas of the
The Starving Viennese.
A scene was witnessed on Friday that
will soom incredible to those who know only
the gay side of Vienna,   This (says the
Daily News' correspondent) was the distribution of 2uutl tw'ciity-kreiizer loaves to the
unemployed, which took place in the garden
of a suburban beerdiouse,   The originators
of the distribution are lhe workmen themselves, the subscriptions being sent to the
newspapers.   The bread was long in cmning,
and tlior-i was plenty of timo to study a
crowd of men and women whoso starved
nnd piliched faces looked -nor,t starved and
more pinolicd with every h ill-hour of wait*
ing. There woro quite three hundred women
witli babies.   Snme of thom had evidently
never known anything bin misery, looked
hardened to it, and complained merely of
hunger, while sotn6 had evidently known
better days,  and were ashamed of being
there to ask for a plcoo of broad.   One wo*
mini told me she Ind lived nn refuse for
months, and thought sho would like to kiww
whut the taste of bread was like.   When
the two thousand loaves of bread were gono
then- wor si ill about ninety people who had
wailed three hours, and had to go away
empty-handed, whilo outside more than five
hundred wero waiting, who believed thut by
snme miracle the loaves would be multiplied
and that thoy might come in fur a share.
There an-in Vienna nt pn cut 40,000 skilled workmon without occupation,   This is
nnc-iiftli of all the workmen in the city.
There ure, Iirst, JOOO turners, almost ali
mother-of-pearl turners, who wero thrown
out alter Uu- passago of the .".I'Kuilcy Bill.
The  linkers out  of work  number 2200.
I,urge numbers nf masons came In Vienna
in expectation of the wirks fur greater
Vienna being started, nnd there are now
17(10 in the city without employment. There
are, besides, '62i)0 masons' labourers, 7000
shncmakcrs (after lust year's strike manufacturers  went  to  Bohemia and  settled
there),  5000 carpenters, and  9000 mota
workers   The distressing scores which took
placo ill the Suburbs when bread wus dist
tinted to the pour out of work has been r
pealed in a much more painful form.
litlle Prince of the reigning huiisc, the heir poninsula, where they aro greatly prized
Ourow  felicity wc make or find. ~ UATUllDAV, APRIL 9��� 1SVJ2.
When Canadian newspaper*! nposik
Iff li.C. ,s,.;deis ns "poachers1," what
TOBder.' that United States papers'
silullld do the SaillO, mnl repeal il BO
often thut ul lust they come to believe
it' to be really true, lint it is uot lit
all difficult to bi lirvo whut we want to
believe.' The Nolson Mixi'is of tbe
Sfi.hnV'., bu:, Ibo following; .���
'.'Tha peal poacliers of lho coast
will yet embroil Groat Britain and
ijbo ynitcd State:; in war. When the
war ia ended tho poachers will bo
un'ilei'. { ling tlio number ot whose
Jtara will be increased,'us a result of
tlie'new territory over which if will
ilont i'i
Tbe PttljdijQ^ wbo. peuiied litis would
seem to'biit-Aiiieiiotinise the Ameri
i-tliis.'   Nu doubt, in case of war, we
fhovutl (lisy.nver u'few traitors of this
class in our midst���reptiles that would
to. kicked out at the cumnieiicenient
of Bucb war,   lint wo enipbiilieiilly
protest ngiiinet the term " poncliors"
lis applied to Canadian sealers,   A
poacher in ono who trespasses ou tbo
preserves of another in pursuit of
game.'' Locs the MiSEK uphold tho
preposterous idea ' thut the Bering
Sett, u' continuation!" (if tho North
Pacific, Ocean,, is im American' preserve?!  New England fishermen are
permitted to follow tbeir vocation in
the Gulf of St, Lawrence and in tbe
bays of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland!   Qt course these waters aro not
British preserves,'   Ob no, wo have
iJOj'rignSs that 'ijha * Americans  nro
bcruiid tp' respect, and journals liko
the Nelso^1 Mixi'i! should have tbo
p'ptio'u of Quitting tbo country tbey
bo delleht to 'vilify,' or elso becomo
Oanadilri in sentirtient as well us in
name." Io cull bur sealers "poachers"
io to adniit tbo outrii genus claim of
tbo United States.   But " the wish is
father to tbe thought'' iu the caso of
the Nelson 'Miner,   A6 for another
Blur beiug added to tho Hug, that is
mere supposition.   It is just possible
that 1812-14 might bo repeated.
Jusl {Ipcicd l> :\\ Hi',s. (Ol RSIEB'S.
PONGEE nnd SURAH SILKS; beautiful PRINTS iii extra '
width ; handsome .ALL-WOOL SPRING DRESS
'   GOODS, and nil the latest FANCY
'"TRIMMINGS.; also a
full ranee of
S P Rl N G
in tbo very newest shapes, with an exquisite assortment of RIBBONS,
FLOWERS and FEATHERS in tbo tnost
delieato and stylish similes.
Dresses Cut and Made from the latest Paris and
New York Fashions.
s.' Ram
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K. E. LEMON'S Entire Stock in the above Hoc* wui-,1 be
\V. A. .lOWETT,
Notary Public,
MjaWiwuiiii uuiai^iamiwmtsaam
'.r. L, HAIG,
Notary Publio,
rPECPBtaano Lnnoati bi t.
If yo,u think qt buying nu Organ of. Piano, ee.*jd for Catalogue, and
��� Price Lists.
JAS. McDONALD & Co., Agents, Revelstoke, B.C,
Plniber iind Real  Estate Bralcei-9, ��m\ ^wcval
Commission Agents,
Conveyances, Agreements, Hills of Side, 11110113 Bonds, ota, (ka.Wi* up,
Rents nnd Accounts Oolleotod ; Mining OlainiB Eought and Sold ; Assess'
ment work ou Mining Claims Attended to ; Patents Applied for, Ute,, Kto,,
Lots on Townsito of ilovelstoko f<,>v Salo .ind. Wanted,. Agonts ftajfurins,
Maobinery, Etc,
''���'-' EEVELSTOKE, B, C.
Eresbyterian Chinch Social.
The Social Concert on behalf of
the new Presbyterian Church held
at tbo Bobool-bouse on Thursday
night was liberally patronised, not a
Boat being vacant,'and stai)dino,-room
oven was very soarce. The excol-
leni're'pdst provided Iiy the management'w'as well worth the price of the
ticket (25o.)', ���ind the '(pinion was
generally "expressed that the whole
entertainment would In-ve been eboup
at double tbe money. Tho conceit
commenced about 8 o'clock, uud tbo
programme uontaiiieiV'several first-
class numbers'.  Mrij, Kirkup wus
1.    ;
supreme court op british
���'   Columbia;.
NANCY FIELD, Plaintiff,
D. W. CO I ill IN, Defendant.
Iu obedience to a writ or Fieri Facias
issued out of the Supremo Court of
British Columbia at Victoria on tho
beard to great advantage'in the song | llth day of February, 1892, and to
'.' Why Paddy is always poor," anil \ me directed in tbe above named suit
ber piano solo was extremely good, j for tbo sum of $1858,97 debt and
Tbe club swinging by the children I costs, together with interest on tbe
was cleverly doue, ami reflects great s;um, R| tl,,, rnte of six per centum
credit on tho teacher. Little .Uiss ; per annum from tbe 18th day of D.Lewis was lrrisistilily comical nr ,,,.,, ;���.,., 189], besides sherili's tees,
fier rendering of "lins way .111.1 that, ,,���,������].,.,. nnJ M other expBUSea ���,���
way,   not the ghoM 1, a smile um-   !,i;> ,.������,,���!������,[ h;,v ,...A,.A. will
nnnated her featureswbeu the enine lft.    .    M   b   ,,,���;.,, Anetio    ,
audience was ooiivub-e  w.it, ,au^ti- u0���se;Donald, Easi K ote-
ter.   lbe tableaux were tauh  well ,, .      ... ,
rePresented,��ud a little more pr^-tice   'f^y'y y ^v, the 2otb day
in the Btiituesque buBi'uesB woul.i   "r -M"-1- 1892, at IJ noon, all tbe
ban- .endered them almost perfect,   !;-'''- Me and tnteresl ol the said
That of V Faith, Hope and Charity,"   D. W. Corbin in the I.:,:- as de
by aMissts'Mider and Hallinay and   Bcribed in this .. Ivertis  uenl
Mrs, Williams, was very good, and , 	
Miss Halliday at the cross woul.i | ^
have beeu equally so bad the drapery j 8
beeu arranged a little more testneti- _
pally,   Mr.   Guy   Barber  eolipspd $ 9
himself  in  bis rendering of " Uu, j g- 8
restless sea." The receipts amounted
to col, which will be applied to tue . v	
ucbt of S75 on tbe new building,
thus leaviug *j-l still owing, ,,mcu
it is to be linpeu mil be Uimle up at
the first service beid iu it. Mr,
P��tOn   ilisl.tS   to   iXpitcs  his  deep
iratitude tu ali whu toi u part,   1
<,ft^  stiiteu   lu^t  a Hind  a....  be
started tu purchase an organ, three
duuois uawng uoutriuniod *;,j eauU.
Openiuu churns .. "Hear dem bells"
Ltiiet, "The lilies ' f the field," Miss
Uberg and Master P, Lewi
Song, " Oatbeiing   he        le ril h
aIu\,"'Mr.-. !,. A, Brown,
Recitation, "McLean's Child," Miss
Song \\Vkv Paddy is always poor,"
.Mrs. Kirkup.
Dialogue," Laura and Bell," Misses
Brown and Pnton,
Bona "lib.. -t,1'- 1,80a," Mr. Bnrbor,
Addresses, Revs.C, LadnerA T. Pato
Club swinging, Misses Pal 2. and
Oberg, Master** Lewis v Palmer,
Songi" This way and thai way," Miss
Edith Lewis,
Qhorua. "Ti-iiting on tbe pld c-inip
Pwppsplo Mrs, Kirkup
Piano Rplb,,' Mies Millor,
'���rAiiu-M X.
;'('i,i',,b'c,i flowers "..Five little ojrls,
)| Clinging to the pross,"Miss Halliday
111'aitlt, lli'i i���l Charity," Misses
Miller ,1- llitlliday and Mrs.Williami
.'I',:,. I-,,,.,,.'.'" I -i'l',' Aceoptiinco,'
Mrs. Villi ''     0"
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Rates S3 to $10 lower. 'Yhau q,rjy other
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Low Freight Rates. Quick despatch, Merobiints will save money
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