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VOL. Ill
REVELSTOKE, B. C. JUNE 4, 1892.
No. 51.
TIME CARD No. 1.
Columbia and Kootenay
Steam Navigation Co.
Limited.
REVELSTOKE, 15. C.
Arrow 1.-.k' s nnd Columbi:!
River Eoute Steamers.
Sir. Lrrros leaves Revelstoke lor
Robson TuusnATs, 'Ibuhsdays and
Sati udayb  nl  1 ii.in., arriving at
Bobsou ,i p.m., ranking clos u-
neotiou with Columbia k Kootenay
Railway tor Nelson
Sir. Cm i mima leaves Robson iiailt
nt ii ii.in  I rail Creek and Little
Dalies, arrivin-* nt Little Dulles at 9
min.. makitig close oonueotion with
Spokane Pails k Northern Railway
for Spokane Palls.
KGOTYNAY  LAKE AND BONNER'iJ
FERRY ROUTE.      '
Str. Nelson connects with Columbia k Kootonay Railway at Nelson,
und culls al ali points on Kootennv
Lake.
F. ij CHRISTIE,      J. W. TROUPE.
Seoretary. Manager.
W, PELLEW HARVEY,
Assayer and Analytical Chemist,
Golden, B.C.
Silver, Gold or Lead, eaoh.... $1.50
do.           combined 3.00
Silver and Lead  2.50
Silveraml Cold  2.00
Silver ami Copper  3,50
Silver, Gold and Copper  ' 1.00
Silver, Cold, Lead and Copper 5.50
Other prices ou application.
CASH  WITH SAMPLES.
Certificates   forwarded   per
return of until.
W. J. LAW,
Merchant Tailor,
(Near C.P.R. Station)
KE VELSTOKE,    B.C.
A NODBJ* STOCK OF
English Worsteds, Scotch and
Irish Tweeds and Serges
AT PRICES THAT WILL CATCH
YOU,
FIT AXI) MAKE-UP GUAUANTEED.
Kootenay Lake
SAW MILL,
G. O. BUCHANAN, PROP.
���:o:���
LUMBER YARDS AT
NELSON
AINSWORTH
BALFOUR
KASLO
Large Stocks oil hand.
Preparations are being made for the
Great Building Room of 1802.
G. TKI.im,Ki.RY.
GENERAL BLACKSMITH
REVELSTOKE.
Wagons and all kinds of
Vehicles Repaired.
Shoeing a Specialty.
PRICES RIGHT.
IO L6u,
A 7-R00MED HOUSE
WITH
Good Cellar, Woodshed,
and large bard en.
Can lie viewed ou application at
STAR OFFICE
Stockholm  House
JOHN STUNK, Pkop.
The Dining-room is furnished with the
beet the markel affords.
The bar is supplied with a choice stock
of wines,liquors aud cigars,
TIIE
COLUMBIA   110 US.,,
REVELSTOKE. B.C.
The largest and must central Hotel iu
th" I'iti ; good accommodation ; everything uew ; table well supplied ; bar and
billiard room attached ; lire proof sale,
BROWN k CLARK,
Proprietors.
FREE 'BUS  AT  ALL   TRAINS
���C. F. Ra HO����li
KEVEiaSroivE.
F. MoOaeth?   -
Pkop.
First-class Temperance House.
Board and Lodging So Peb Week.
MEALS, 25c.      lll'DS 25o.
This bote! is situated conveuientto the
statiuu, is  comfortably furnished, and
afl'oriis first class aooommodation,
OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.
Royal Mail Lines.
CHEAPEST k  QUICKEST ROUTE
TO THE OLD COUNTRY.
Proposed Sailings from Montreal,
NUMIDI AN... Allan Line....May llth
PARISIAN " May 21st
OREGON...Dominion Line,.May 18th
SAllXiA " June lst
LABRADOR " Juue ith
LAKE SUPERIOR..Beaver,.Mav lllh
LAKE WINNIPEG      "     May 18th
Ficm New York.
BRITANNIC... White Star.. .May 18th
MAJESTIC " May 25th
GERMANIC " June lst
Cabiu $10, Wo, 850, 860, ��70, 880 upwards.
Intermediate, ��25; Steerage, $20.
PasHengers ticketed tbrou-.'h to all
poinl*. in Great Britain and Ireland, and
at specially low rates lo all parts of tbe
European continent,
Prepaid passages arranged from all
points,
Apply to nearest steamship or railway
agent; to
I. T. Brewster,
Agent, Revelstoke ;
or to Roiieet Kekk, General Passenger
Agent. Winnipeg.
HULL BROS
REVELSTOKE,
B U T C H E K S
AND WHOLESALE   ANDHETAIL DEALERS IN
HREF, PORK,  ETC.
atMaaiH' attgalu $-*-��)�� tafcala -.. a. _ a '. a*
REVELSTOKE TIME TABLE,
Atlantic Express, arrives 10.10 daily,
Pacific       " "     16.52   ".'
Cheapeat, most reliable and safe
route to Montreal, Toronto, Sl. Paul,
Chicago, New York and Boston,
Kates Si) to $10 lower thail any otlu-r
other route,
Specially fitted Colonist Cars, in
oharge of a Porter, for the aocommo*
ilatiiin of Passengers holding second
ol ass tiokets, Passengers booked to
nml from all Europeuu points at
Lowest Kales.
Ijiiw I'i'iiglii  Rates,   Quick den* j
patch,   Merchants will sir o money
by Inning thoir fraighl routed via I
l.l'ieC. P, II.
Full mnl reliable information givon
hy applying to    D. F. BRUW V
-Infill ilen'l Freight Ag't) -' ver, i
or io |, T, llfil.WSTER,
llg'l C. P, li. |)i pot, Iievelstoke, '
��, Ei6KJ&��f��flt9
BOOTMAKfcft.
MAIN STREET,  REVELSTOKE,
B@O T8   &   SHOB8
MADE   TO   ORDER.
HAENESS   LEATHER
OF   EVERT   DESCRIPTION
kept; in stock.
REPAIRING  WHILE YOU WAIT.
CAUTION.
EAOH PLUG OF THE
Myrtle Navy
IS MARKED
T. & B.
In Bronze Letters.
NOME   OTHER  IS GENUINE.
PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S
OFFICE.
HIS HONOUR the Lieutenant-
Governor has been pleased to make
the following appointment:���
28th May. 1892
James Baker, of Ornubrook, in tlio
County of  Kootenay, Lieutenant
Colonel, to be Minister of Education
and Immigration (or the Province of
British Columbia.
LOCAL NEWS.
Couuty Court at Rovelstoke on tho
20th iust.
For a good shave call at Columbia
House Barber Shop.
A sitting of tbe Couuty Court will
be held at Donald ou the'16th.
Nelson Assizes and guol delivery
will take place on the 22ud inst.
Rovelstoke School Entertainment
will take pluce on June 21th. Tickets
50 cents
Hon. John Robson passed through
Winnipeg on Monday ou his way to
England.
A strike was mude last week at tbe
Kaslo-Slocan summit of a ledge with
a 9ft. vein of solid galeua.
Prevent baldness by getting your
hair singed by Prof. Gilbert at Columbia House Barber shop.
Service will be held by the Rev.
T. Putou in tho Presbyterian church
at 7.30. to-morrow evening.
The postmasters at Field aud Nelson are authorized to collect duties
on packages from the United Slates.
E. H. Fletcher, Post-office Inspector, Victoria, and Mrs. Fletcher were
passengers on the Lytton to Nelson
on Tuesday,
Kamloops has beeu created a customs outport under the survey of
Westminster, E. H. Jones being appointed sub-collector.
Rev. Mr. Ladner will preach tomorrow iu the Methodist Church,
morning at 10.30, evening at 7.30,
All are cordially invited.
It cau't be helped, bnt several
letters and the balance-sheet of the
Celebration Committee will have to
stand over till next week,
ll is expected that the annual
meeting of the Bible Society will be
hfilii here next week, when the Rev.
J. C. Herdman will officially address
tbe meeting.
Thero will be a public uieoting ui
the library ou Monday night to hear
a report from the lire committee aud
to consider an offer from a firm iu
Toronto as to a chemical engine.
Mr. Van Home says the C.P.R.
will begin the construction of a new
line through the Crow's Nest Pass
this year, aud grading will commence
very soon. The rails already laid as
far as Fort McLeod will be utilized.
A new Bell organ has arrived for
the Presbyterian church and will be
used for the first time to-morrow.
Mr. Paton hopes that the surplus
from ihe Nakusp excursion will go a
long ways towards clearing off tho
organ debt.
The C.P.R. will tako over the Shu-
swap k Okaijugon Railway on tbe
lfiih iust. It is a branch lino from
Sicamous, on the main liue, to the
Okanagon Lake, a distance of 51
miles, and has ouly been recently
completed.
Both hotels at the new city of Nakusp are expected to bu finished this
month. Thu frames ure up, and
Monday will probably see the root
on one at least���Ihe Nakusp Houso,
whioh bus commanding views of lake
and inland scenery.
The heavy rain which has prevailed
dining the past week has failed to
extinguish tlie hush fires in Ihu
vicinity of li, velstoke Station, but
lhe i.onse simile which lur a mouth
|i���st has hung over this section is
re, laced by thin blue columns here
aud I here.
Excelsior is the motto of iho Columbia Rivor just now, us it is rising
"ever onward and upward,'1 having
already covered ihe high wuler murk
ol last .'ear, und it will probably riso
many feet above iho present level, ns
the snow still lies deep on the mountain slopes,
Mr. John Matlhisnn, au old timer,
well known throughout this district,
arived in towu Irom New Westminster on Thursday and spent the day
looking up old friends, He ami Mrs.
Miitthison leit yesterday morning for
Onion River to lako mission work
under the Bishop of Saskatchewan,
A meeting ol diiertors of the Kaslo
Land Oo, was held in New Weslinin-
sii r ou Monday to lake steps to finish
clearing the townsite of Kaslo au I
guide  lhe   principal  BtroetS,    These
improvements will ne proceeded wilb
ai once, 'The confident opinion was
expressed thai Kmlo is iho coming
town in lhat section.
Edison's Phonograph
IS NOW AT THE
VICTORIA IIOTKL.
JUST OO AND REAR TIIE
Ballads,
Comic Songs,
Clog Dauces,
Band Musmi,
Negro Melodies,
Humorous Speeches,
(Ilees, Choruses, and a
Plantation Song with Banjo
Accompaniment,
BY GUY   a A;: BER.
It will make you laugh.
Ono Selection, 10c; three for 25c.
George Liilorme has purchased
from Andrew Parks al-Dtlis (nearly
one-half) interest in llie Oonsolation
(Gold) Mine, situated at French
Creek, in Big Bemi, for ihe sum of
8175. The oilier pail nor, Andrew
Hunker, will ptu in tho Bummer at
the mine, iu charge of a few men
they have employed,
The Rev. J. 0 Herdman, who is
uccouipatiied by his wife aud sun, is
on a visit here. He went to Nelson
ibis morning to open the uew Presbyterian church and organize a Bible
Society agency. Boing convener of
borne missions, ho intends to visit
the new settlements aud report for a
full supply uf ministerial force. Mrs.
Herdman and sou are staying at Mr.
Paion's.
Edison's wonderful phonograph is
at the Victoria Hotel, and is being
visited by largo crowds daily. This
magniflceiit instrument has not beeu
beard here before, and is much mere
distinct than the one which has boen
exhibited here on three separate
occasions, although that was a remarkably good one. The courteous
operator is Mr, Walter Gage, and
the price is 10 cents for one selection
or three for 23 cents.
The many friends of Mr. A. Fitzpatriok, Presbyterian student, lately
stationed here and at North Bend,
nill be pleased to learn that he is
now convalescing from an attack of
lypboi.) fever He bus completed
his slndies.at Kingston College, and
nil! shortly be ordained by Kingston
Presbytery, J. A. Millar, our popular .*tudeut of last year, is stationed
at Marguree Harbor, Cape Breton.
Both these young men hope to come
west for a settlement.
One of the sights of tho City of
lluuiilloii is tho factory in which the
oeliibrated "Myrtle Navy" tobacco is
uiade. Some people may suppose
that putting up plugs of tolmoco
must be a very simple matter, but a
walk amidst the ponderous uud com*
plicated machinery of the establishment would speedily undeceive them.
Here ure hydraulic presses, screw
presses, iron frames, all of enormous
strength, besides a steam engine and
many other pieces of muohiuery.
Yesterday afternoon Geo. Laforme
started Ior Big Bend with his pack
train of about a dozen horsee. The
greater part of the morning was
spent iu loading tlie animuls at the
store of H.N, Coursier. The party
consists of Andrew Hunker and Goo.
Laforme, owners of the Consolation
Gold Miue at French Creek, John
Shaw, Fred. Butler, John Sands and
a Chinaman, (ieorge Luforuio and
Fred. Butler will return with the
horses, and thi others will put iu the
summer at Ihe Consolation .Mine,
Tbe meuiliers of the Presbyioriiui
Cliiiieh here propose to run an ex-
eiirsi, n on Doininiou Hay to lho new
city ,'f Nakusp, on the Arrow ake,
Tne Rev, T. Paton has obtained u
lisi in i-if.:null,,,:, oi persi/D who intend going. Either tho'Kootenai or
Ljtton Mill be engaged, ami if the
weather hu favorable tbe irip will be
auiligliii'nlone, Singleti'iket,81 50;
family ticket, $2.60. I'he Good Tern-
plnrs huvo also heen discussing uu
excursion iIomi river ou tlie same
dale, and claim to huvo Ihe first
refusal of lhe steamer, lint it is
hardly probable thut doth will materialize, Onr of the putties will
have to postpone their excursion to
somo lui are date,
The survey of the route for the
new line to the Arrow Luko is nearly
completed, but it is uot cerium
whether lho C.P.R, will at once
cninui"iico the w irk of construction.
Tho road will be au easy one to
build, the gradients being slight,
very few curves, aul no budges ol
any importance nnlil the NE. Aim
is ri ached. Those who are supposed
to know something abont tlie mutter
say the company will push on with
the work ut once, There are, how-
over, many who affirm that the
making of the Revelstoke ami Arrow
Lake line will depend on the Nelson
uml I' il Slii'ppmd. li the latter is
put off ihe former will be postponed,
! If Ihis be so, ih,, C.P.R, will be ex-
! hlblting the thirst illustration ol lhe
dog iii the inauger policy ever been
I in this province.
ILLECILLEWAET,
West Kootenay, B.C.
MERCHANTS' HOTEL,
Close to Station, Post and Telgraph
Oflices,
0, N. NELLES It CO., Fr'ps.
Conducted as a first-class Hotel, tbe
comfort of visitors being tho
first endeavor of the
proprietors.
Bathrooms and every Convenience.
SADDLE k PACK HORSES
Kept for use of guests ami residents.
The scenery around Dlecillewael is
unsurpassed for grandeur, aud tourists
will find the Merchants' Hotel oue of
the most comfortable and best equipped in the mountains.
GOOD STABLING.
The m��.u . mplojeu on tbe mi-vey
for the in \v iine iioin Revelstoke to
Arrow Luke quit work and camo up
this week, u��ing, ivo ere told, to the
fact of their being paid oil with &J0
a mouth and board, which was less
than they expected. Mr, Stewart,
the surveyor, engaged a new set of
meu and returnud down river on
Thursday.
"Our Dumb Animuls,'' published
at Buston, Mass., is doing a good
work, and should be read by everybody. Iu educating the masses in
that highest of all virtues���humanity
���it has no equal. It is full of
touching iueideuts aud pithy stories
of animal life, and it is very evident
ihe editor, Geo. T. Angeil, throws
his whole heart iuto his work-the
prevention of cruelty to animals.
Send for a copy.
The case of Regiua vs. E. M. Johnson came before Sir Matthew Brgbie
at Victoria Spring Assizes .Monday.
It was au action for perjury, and
arose out of the proceedings iu Gray
vs. McCallum, brought by the Orays
to recover certuin interests in the
Ophir Bed Rook Flume Co., at Big
Bend, Owing to a legal blunder the
ease bad to be dropped, and a nolle
prosequi ivas entered. This also
disposes of the other charges against
Johnson and the Grays arising out
the Ophir Flume ease.
EAST KOOTENAY.
Col, Baker obtains the new
Portfolio.
Col. James Baker, M.P.P. for East
Kootenay, has received the portfolio
of Minister of Education and Immi-
giuliou created ut the last session of
tne B.C. Legislature, uud wus sworn
in at Victoria last Saturday. He returned to East Kootenay on Monday,
where be resides, at Craubrook, aud
will ask his constituents to reelect
him. The writ for the election has
beeu issut-cl, the date of the.nomination being lelt lor the Returning
Officer to fill iu. As it is returnable
before the 30th July, it is probable
the nomination will take place some
time this mouth. It is uot believed
that there will be any contest. Col,
Baker is a brother of Sir Samuel
Baker, the African explorer and one
lime Governor of the Soudan, aud of
Baker Pasha, of the Egyptian army.
Ho is hiuiM-li a considerable traveler
aud is author "I "Turkey in Europe,"
whioh ha-l a large sale. Ho retired
from ihe British army in 1S50, camo
to British Colouihia iu 1881, waa
elected to repri-Si-ut East Kootenay
in the Provincial Legislature in 1880,
and was le electee in 1800.
G. H.  WILLIAMS,
li'l.VKLsTllKK,
CHEMIST AND DRUGGIST
A Full and Complete Line of
DRUGS, PATENT MEDICINES,
Toilet ArtiOiBS, Wall Paper, Ac.
AT EASTERN PRIDES.
ST Cigars at Wholesale. jg|
Ratmond Sewing Machines kept,
in slock.
Hunah
roll LLLKCILLEWAET
AND FISH LRELK!
Tin: Undersigned has   ,
Pack & Saddle Horses
AT  ILIaKClLLEWAET,
In readiness at all times, and is prepared to do all packing
required
at lowest possible rates,
Orders left at (.'. {>, }{. Station Mill
receive prompt attention.
.). l\ Callaway, iireauiS'
(Philip Bourko Marston.
i
Conic to me in a dream, 0 Love of mine!���
Come to me, Sweetest,  from thy fur-olT
place-
Come close, and lean above me thy fair face I
Within my Angers lot thy fingers twine,
Ami ki** mv eyelids, I ill thoy qulvor and shine
With passionate joy, and all Sleep's mystic
ways
Are lighted with tho bright, propitious rays
That boa in from Lovo's own moon���love's stars
divine.
0 Lovo. for God's lovo, nnd for lovo ot love,
Semi fnrlh thy soul across the weary way,
And nu.it mo. where through Sloop's vague
Land I rove
Seoklng my burlod treasure���ah, but stay
Horo in thoso arms till 1 have felt again       ,
The jubilant blood exult through every vein ���
n
Soincliincsl find thoo In my dreams;
1 do not hopr lliv voice���nor ilo 1 seo
Thy face bui, swoot, I fool, all sllontly,
Thy presence watch my sleep; somotlmos it
serins
1 catch from far tho shining of love's stroams,
Or hoar from fur hishliilio, dear minstrolsy;
Iliu whon I would draw noar those stroams
and thoo,
Thoj mock my vision with elusive glooms���
Ami thon iny spirit, baffled in doslro,
I'ossosso- miij tho blind malm of sloop,
Anil wake* tol'noe the hours that wound nnil
tiro,
In which im more lho happy pulses leap
To -oo lho hostile years rise, sloop oil sloop,
Whilo from no holght shines forth lovo's answering fire.
A EOYOOTTED BABY-
out for himself;" and had lied. There
was enough in this to warn him what had
happened ; but his ignorance of the circumstances almost paralysed him. He dared
not go to impure.
Ono agency of intelligence he fancied, yet
feared, might throw some light on his
situation. The early editions of the even-
ng papers were out���he could hear the
news-hoys' vo ces in the distance���hut he
dared not send any person from his ollice
to procure one. He seized his hat, and
pulling it as low as he could over his ashy
face, proceeded to Charing Cross station,
and buying a paper, carried it to the farthest end of the platform, over the enbank-
mert, before he opened it.
The Baring headlines made him stagger
the moment he opened the sheet. They
announced an "Alleged Child Murder ill
Chelsea���Arrest of the Baby Farmer���
Startling Disclosures expected." The authorities, it was stated, Had had their eye
upon the woman Griffon for some lime past,
their suspicions having heen aroused hy lhe
freipieney of lhe infant casual tics at her es-
talilisliinoiil; and she would have heen in
the meshes of the law long ago but for the
protection of medical certificates. It wus
hinted thai several " names, well known in
business, political, and social circles," were
likely io he compromised in providing a
sensation of no ordinary kind in thc course
of ihe inquiry Into Mrs. Griffon's affairs.
Tliesigniiieiiuce of mis ominous warning j
Matthew Bulbous, now thoroughly terrified, j
took wholly to himself,   His limbs shook '
proved to be Mr. Clove.
"Oh, it's you, Mr, Clove?'' he observed.
with perfect command over his counte.iauee,
and pointing to a chair. " I cau't offer you
much to c-at," he added, "or I would ask
you"	
"A thousand thanks; Mrs. Clove is expecting nie to dinner. I was driving past
when i noticed the light, and thought you
might be here.1'
"1 sometimes stay here for the night
when I am pressed with business," said Mr.
Bulbous; and then he sat down and looked
at the solicitor,
" I have been to Chelsea. The doctor
has heen arrested. You had no relations or
correspondence with him, I understand':"
" No," said Matthew, wincing. " I know
nothing about the man."
" I'm very glad of that. It is one danger
the less."
" Well t" inquired Bulbous, after a pause.
His face, stiffening in rigid, desperateines,
was that of a man who felt himself big
driven lo the wall.
" The inquest will be opened lo-morrow "
"What inquest;"
" The inquest on the ohild���tho body."
" Oh, of course; I forgot,"
" it will only he opened, nnd then adjourned for the post-mortem, It seems such
a despicable little thing to make so much
fuss about; however, there it is.'1
" 1 know it is, Mr. Clove," said Bulbous;
" but will you please come to the point.
with fear. ' ll mattered nothing to him who j ���hero ftni' possibility-say, that money can
CHAPTER IV.-Tue J).iv or Wkatii.
Lord Polonius was, from his own point of
view, quite as interested in the marriage of
his daughter to James Bulbous as thelatter's
father. .Matthew had shown himself very
liberal upon the matter of settlements; the
sale of the family estate would be disguised
by the assumption of the family name by his
daughter's husband and the descent of the
estate to her issue; and the prospect of having two voles in the House of Commons
and a wealthy family connection, involved
in a ma'.ler the rehabilitation of a very dilapidated nobleman.
Matthew Bulbous was aware of all this,
but regarded the whole matter as one of
business in which there must lie advantages
on both sides, and he was satisfied with the
bargain. Knowing the views of Lord
Polonius, therefore, it was no matter of
surprise to him to receive a letter from that
nobleman the morning after the occunences
related in the last chapter, hinting that if
Mr. James Bulbous returned to England
now there would be no insuperable difficulties in lhe way of the early realization of
their mutual wishes.
The letter came al an opportune moment,
when the only obstacle to the marriage had
just been removed; and Matthew Bulbous
was able to regard the situation now with
satisfaction, He shook off the disordered
feeling which had kept him from his bed all
niglit, and astonished his wife at breakfast by telling her that her son was coming home, ami that, his room must he aired
and got ready for him.
Her request that he would unlock the
doororleave the key, reminded him that
the room was still locked up. Taking the
key from a drawer in his study he went
thoughtfully up thc stairs, to see if by
chance any memorial of the dead wife
should be lying about the room. He found
it just as he left it. The photograghs
still lay on the table, oovered with dust.
One hy me he picked them up again,
and wondered if any of them represented
the deceased woman. He concluded it would
be best to burn them; and collecting them
in his Lands, he bore them down lo the study
and east them on the lire. There was one
whioh chanced tol urn face upwards, and recognizing it, he snatched it away before the
fire caught it. The expression of astonishment and relief which filled his face as he
looked ai it again was remarkable. He remembered holding it in bis hand the day
he locked up the room, .md it was marvellous to think that, after seeing it only once,
the face should have so fixed itself upon his
memory.   The dark eyes and pretty face!, . ,,   .,- ,���       .-   .��� ,    ,   ,
-here,'in truth, was" the phantom which I successfully, Mr, Clove, tt will be the best
bad been haunting his disordered bram- P**f*��f w',',rK "r yourself that you ever
the face he had recognized, without seeing ; onc'
it, in his sleeping vision on Christmas eve
the others might he ; he was himself certainly one, and the one in the worst plight,
for it was he who was responsible for the
victim whose death caused all the trouble.
Others might be exposed and disgraced;
but he, Matthew Bulbous, would to a certainty fare worse. There were the consequential penalties, too, often far heavier
than the penalties of the law, and al ays
more certain, There was the ruin of all his
schemes, of his business, of his position in
the world, of his character. His son would
despise and repudiate him, his friends would
drop him, his clerks would laugh at him,
his enemies���ho was conscious of having a
good many���would exult over him. There
was not one who would regret him,
Yes���there were two ; he knew it now,
with a pang ; two despised and neglected
women who would cling tohim all the more.
But of all the world there was no person's
altitude which would cut him to the quick
like the cool and deadly hauteur with which
Lord Polonius would drop him, comforted
by the possession often thousand pounds of
his money. He had already felt the sting
of being beaten by the wily old peer, but it
was far worse now. Oh, how the misfortunes of Matthew Bulbous would have been
lightened had it been possible to associate
Lord Polonius with the disgrace ! But the
Earl had been too many for him.
With an ashy face and a heart that quaked at the sight of every policeman, Matthew
walked to the cab-rank and jumped into a
hansom, giving the man an address. In the |
course of his business Matthew Bulbous
came in contact with professional men of
shady oharaoter and sharp wit, useful in
certain lines of work, and one of these he
now thought ol as best qualified to help
him. He found the lawyer, and with business-like direotnes slaid the case betore him.
" It's ugly, Mr. Bullions," said the law-
yer. whose name was Mr. Clove���"it's undeniably ugly. But isn't it just possible
you may he exaggerating the danger''"
" I am exaggerating nothing," replied
Bulbous impatiently. "But we must be
prepared to meet the worst. "It the worst
does not come, so much the better; but we
must be ready.
"Very well. I'll do what I can. Firs'.
of all, give me your brother's address."
" Helms cleared out.'1
Mr. Clove's face lengthened. "That is
unfortunate," he observed. " It would have
been better in every way for you ii he had
stood his ground, I may spend money, I
suppose, m case it should be necessar*, ,'r'
"As much as you want. ���I will only
add," said Matthew Bulbous as he took his
'nit, "that  if you  manage  this business
and which he had fancied beneath theheavj
veil beside his son in the mourning carriage.
"There's no accounting for these tricks!"
was his relieved teflection M he tossed the
photograph contemptuously into thi
and wai, hod it burn to ashes.
This incident, connected with tl
of Lord Polonius's letter, put Matthew into
high spirits as he proceeded to London, He
looked upon hi�� worries ae practically
and as Boon as his son returned to Eng in
he would see that not a day- annei est i
delay inti rfered with the completion
matrimonial pr ��� I
" The   engagemei I    has     isti
enough," he said to      lelf, a
in iiis offi - and wroi      i i ,
calling his ion.   That wu   ow  ie   ���
it.   1 i  . ittei had nol
Jan.e- B ilboua yet : 1 il the idi i   I   Ian
being oppose i bj in;  person
v. ,- foreign to Matthew'*    i  ..������    II  rl
11 ��� even I Ink ll ne ��� - < ���   to men inn the
mattei to hit wife igain    it ������ ,
f ir hin ell
l|, ���  pecteda   ... ft
decided thai J ph mighl is wc ,
al once, now hia last dutj a ia (hi shed
Probably, however, he wo dd nol con e over
until after the intermenl of the i hi d : ind
Matthew reflei ted with approi il on the
quiet and unobtrusive manner in whioh auch
ritea were commonly performed u
hourn of ill- morning, It waa now ele ��� i
o'clock, and no doubt, the child bad  boon
lodged in the cemetery hours ago, Thai ..
the usual way.
lie wus just thinking that he would go
round to Lord Polonius and arrange about
fixing a date for tbe marriage, and was feol
ine altogether in an excellentframeof mind,
when a telegram was brought to him. I ire
lessly I'earing it open���for telegrams wero
coming to the office evory hour in the day
���the first glance caused him to start, and
then he leaped to his feet. The message
was from his brother lie knew tins woll,
though thoro was no name to it- and bud
been handed in, not at Chelsea, but, at
Gravesend, This wai what It said i "Look
out for yourself.   I am off,"
Mall hew Bulbous was a man of vory
quick apprehension when there was sign
of danger.    Ho   knew   the   moaning   of
this ominous message���ko knew, at lea*t,
that he was in peril 111 connection wiih the
death of 'he child. But what had happened '!   The child was dead.   That was all he
Mr Clove looke i gratified when his client
left him, not on account of the professional
emolument which the case promised to
yield���though thi wasno small matter to
bim���but from the m re lisinterested satisfaction which one rogue naturally derives
from the embarrassment* of inotherand
i ��� - ful one.
M nthi ,--' aftei
fe wasal        ��� rei irn tohil   flices, dread-
. '   ,    taki   |
B me i dug
preteno
If,- wanted thi t
ed, if
���   ���    .
ind that his
tahould ���   London -md nol
���
��� .....
iiheil oi
ind it wai
tin es to "tn      ere   r the nigbl w lie
I
n hit    '  .   na
with the    jj       n ed
Hi   found thinklug  i pa ol     ind use
iri    an lor   the   bui len
da   mind.     H"
legl im   to   Ins    ion,    m I    foi
."."en ',, cancel nr recall il     Jei
: ,y, or 'in' 'i iy iftei    tnd
Matthow Bulbous wis afra    eel
led 'hey ��� now inything aboul
y< ��� i hose wu innocent and mbmlaaive wo.
nen il I', ���' kheath, from wh ise compassion
,ii,I unde "!���������",I affection hi i1, ank mosi ol
ill! Had 'bo police been Uur,' mid if ���,,
what iiiiisi. his wifo ami daughter be think
ing ol him ?
Tim housekeeper aet forth on the table
a "'li dinner is she could mana ������  -
n noiic,   Ilo tried to eat, bul failed ; then
ic mixed some spirits and wator in a tumh
hlor and lefl ll untasted,    -lo i y down
',,i in,' ofa igain, with Ins face turned tip
I,, the, oiling, until presently a ring at the
bell below made him leap to his foot. He
listened, with quaking heart. Aftorsomo
doln.y he beard the housekeepor coming up
the stairs, closely followed by a heavier
foot-step, Matthow Bulbous wont over to
the hearthrug and, resting hlsnlbowon tho
inaulol-pii'co, wailed witli rigid face and
steady eyes fixed on tbo door. A desperate
calmness eaiiio to bim now Ihal, bo full, the
dreaded moment had arrived. His hoiut
ti.'.d him that the heavy slop coming up the
command���of my keeping out of tlie accursed ease 2"
" There is none, Mr. Bulbous. We must
proceed on that certainty, and meet it as
best we can. I want you to have a very
clear reflection of your transactions with
that woman. There was no witness, and no
written agreement���so lar so good. You
paid her the guarantee of fifty pounds"���
Mr. Bulbous made a grimace���" in advance.
In what form did you give her the money ?"
" Cash- gold."
" ^'ery good. There is, then, no evidence
if that transaction. And the assistant kept
by Mrs (jriftbn���good heavens! what a place
it is���is an idiot; she can give no evidence.
Finally, you had no communication with the
doctor."
"I had!" said Bulbous, with a sudden
stop which the lawyer understood asasilent
malediction. " The fellow sent me a certificate yesterday, and he had a cheque for it."
Mr. Clove started, and after a moment
rose and walked twice the length of the
room. His looks showed what he thought
of this part of the case. " Then the police
have possession of your check, as surely as
the sun shines at noonday. The doctor had
not yet left his bed, after a debauch the
night before, when they arrested him. That
cheque, I fear, will put them ou your track."
Matthew Bulbous, with silent curses,
thought also of the two telegrams from his
brother. He told Clove about them, and
Clove was ready lo curse likewise.
"Do you know," Matthew asked, with
dread, " whether the police are���are looking for me?"
" Why, no. If they were, of course they
would quickly find you. The warrant will
not be issued before to-morrow ; very likely
when the coroner lias received some evidence���that is, in all probability," said Mr.
Clove.
" Will they want me at the inquest?"
" I tliink not. I am afraid your attendance will be required in���ahem ; in another place, Mr. Bulbous, iu a different
capacity," said Mr. Clove, with professional
delicacy. " Your best course, meantime,
will be to say nothing to anybody, We
must simply wait and watch events, and
take advantage of every point that presents
itself in our favour. Silence at present is
our only strength.
After the lawyer left him, Mr. Bulbous
lay down again on the sofa, face upwards.
The woman came by-and-by and removed
the things from the table, leaving the
whisky and the water, and placing a box of
cigars beside them. Later on she came
again with coffee, glancing nervously at
the still and sileut object on the
sofa. The coffee became cold, the clock on
the mantel-piece struck hour after hour, and
he did not move. At ten she came again,
and left his chamber candlestick, asking
timidly if he should want anything more.
There was no answer; and the woman,
half-frightened, quickly retreated to the
basement,
About two hours later she heard him descend the stairs and go out.   He was too
miserable  to  stay  there alone  with his
thoughts.   A greasy mist was falling. With
a fur cap, which lie found somewhere in the
rooms, oi awn over his eyes, Matthew Bul-
" ,- il rode rapidly across the park, and up
to the King's I load in Chelsea.   The streets
were deserted,  for the public-houses had
i,-n   loaed some time,   He halted at the
il the streel  iu which Ins brother had
odged and ground his teeth,   On the np-
i of a  policeman he went on towards
the Embankment. This ia ns dreary a place
,- London providea for the homolesa and
ed at n   it,   Once or twi to In-sat on
ea    foi i  ' in", looking at the
n , rips, and lotimes he hung
e  wall,    Then  he   wandered  on
    water.   At
Uridge   where   he   even
ttially   h     i      in-,fi,   he   halted   un-
the mannoi ol  ono who
way to turn foi rest,   He
��� ���ink iky, and the greasy
Irizzli p low '��� mi Ids face,   Then he
- ��� - ..���-. leaning on the parapet,
���   ��� ii rii "i tow irds hia homo,
He hod nc et   ��fori thoughl ol hia homo
n :< at filled him now.   When
ii iii,i misery, ho wasforcod
., apisedand negleclod lldol
, .-     ��� oi  him thore, tho iron of
��� ���.. -���-" pier, ed 'In- thick resisting ''nisi
,it eni ��� i "'iit,    In i��' i than three
nu ti    " in ne i abo il quickly andcro nod
,"
< hia elbows upon the parapet, and
looking down al lhe dark water, tho beaten
ni n a i thinkinii, with a low heart, ol the
Bii al ��� m "i i tall would cause amongst all
.:���,.. km '  him    In thai remote country
parish, where his rise In the world was a
perennial won,lor: in London, wl ere hii
ih iractei  too i o higlm i i luccoaaful man i
in Blackhoath, whero he toworud bond ami
diouldors abovo his noighboitra | In Ins own
ii,,n ie, down the rlvoi behind him ; iu hia
office, among the foi ty uloi lis who trembled
at his glance,    Bxoeptlng tho wifo and
I ii, jhtei, nn,on he hail despised, thoro wa*
not one of all who would pity him or regret
um,.   Pltyl   in that thought lay tho bitter-
oal sling; lei all the world exult over his
ruin, if it would, rather than one living
creature pity him.
was gliding past like a shadow, when she
suddenly halted and glanced at him with a
manner of mingled curiosity and compassion. For he looked like a man lately
brought down to the level of those who
haunt the bridges at midnight. He resented the woman's observation, and as he turned his back to her she passed on.
A battle of all his forces of brain and
character against this miserable result of
his own folly had beeu silently raging for
hours. Al last he gave in���acknowledged
himself beaten. But the spirit which had
worked his success in the world and built
his character revolted against submitting to
the impending disgrace. He wished that,
like the Hebrew giant, he could pull down
all his enemies and rivals amongst the ruins
of his own career. At least he could deprive them ol the spectacle of his fall.
The tide he stared down at, from the
bridge, rushing to its end swift and dark
and defiled, was fit emblem of his life, his
ruined career. They were so like, the two
���the river and the life���why should lliey
not go down together!
There was a sudden sound iu the midnight
air wh.cligave him a stall. " Big Ben " was
chiming the hour from the high tower of
Westminster Palace, Matthew Bullions
listened under a hypnotic spoil, What was
it that he heard': The sell-same message
lhat he had listened to with exultation of
spirit from the bells on Christmas eve;
only il sounded like a knell now, with
ominous mockery iu ils funereal vibrations.
"Jem's���wife���is���dead !" Four times it
boomed down from the lolly and invisible
toer, was from tiie depths of the sky. 'J hen
there was a long pause of suspense���such
as may still the world's trembling heart between the last echo of the crack of doom
and the blast of the archangel's trumpet
���and then a single mighly stroke boomed
from the lower and rolled in deep reverberations over the silent city.
Matthew Bulbous was roughly roused from
a dangerous mood by a passing policeman,
" Move on, my mail. This is no place for
you���move on."
Fancy Matthew Bulbous having to slink
away, with the constable slowly following,
and the constable's eye watching his every
movement, until he disappeared up Parliament Street. Thc mental paroxysm���which
had nearly closed on a tragedy���had passed,
and the outer forces were at work again us
he strode fiercely towards Charing Cross. It
was well for Joseph Bulbous that he war out
of his brothor's way that night.
(TO HE CONTINUED.)
A Wish.
Whon nngol censers softly glean).
Tbeir snored smokes waft through the skies;
Still dinging lo a parting dream,
Morn slowly ope's ber heavy eyes.
The naughty sunbeams steal from home,
Nor oare they now for skies of blue,
Through Holds of drowsy llowers thoy roam
To sip a breakfast of their dew.
So when lhe morn of life is done
It steals tho joys of childhood dear,
Still life is bright 'neatb noonday Bun,
And fate untarnished with a tear.
When skies arc hid 'nealh Old Sol's gleams
And budsnf Earth burst forth in bloom,
Like diamonds sparkle biimbleststreams,
Beneath tbo glare of brilliant noon.
Then Cupid, harbinger of fate,
Gives iife a charm stole from above;
And nil thodoublsol voiilh abate
Calmed by the bliss of trusted love.
The noon of life-ah, may it give
A gleam to guide thy life aright;
Whioh will the darkest hour out live,
And lend a brightness to lhe night.
When twilight coverings softly spread
About the couch where Nature rests.
And weary Earth throws back her head
To sleep on Evening's saving breast.
And t ben to chant a vospcr hymn,
The birds their joyous travalllngs cease;
When all is bushed night softly comes,
Wrapped In her sombre robe of peace.
When years have passed -thy day is dono,
And twilight shades about thee close,
May Evening's angel gently come
And bear th) soul to sweet reposo.
Lilian Mack.
QUEER THINGS EfiOM TEE ORIENT.
A favorite dish of the East Iudies is an
ant mash. The insects are caught in pits
and mashed by haudfulls like raisins.
The Rajah of India, who likes showy
things has had made a furniture set all of
glass. Class bedsteads and chairs, huge
glass sideboards and other articles of domestic use.
The Emperor of China does not stir much
in wet weather. This is due in part to the
fact that it takes ten men lo carry his umbrella, and it is ilillieiilt to get them away
from the fantan table all at once.
Japanese auctions are silent. Each
bidder wri es his name and bid upon a
slip of paper, which he places in u boy..
The box is opened by llie ,iiiciioneer and
the goods declared the properly of the
highest bidder.
The famous Khnjah tunnel of India pierces
the Ivliivaja Aiiiran mountains about
sixty miles north of Inettii al an elevation
of 6,400 feot. It is 12,800 feet long and
was constructed broad enough tn carry a
double lino ot rails.
���leiliiiil or Electing ike Speaker   of lhc
House or < ni mi*.
The election of .Speaker is rather an interesting ceremony. Tlie member proposed
remains seated in the body of the House
until the vote is declared, when, after the
leaders of all the political parties have
eulogised his character and expressed their
desire to support his authority, he proceeds
to the steps of the chair and submits himself to the House, begging them to consider
well their choice before deciding. No dissentient voice being heard, he accepts the
ollice and seats himseli in tlie chair amid
plaudits from all sides.
Some nominal business having been done,
a short recess follows, after which the
Speaker-elect reappears in court dress,
black cloth coat, with lace frill and braided
buttons, black kerseymere breeches, black
silk stockings, shoes with silver buckles,
and over all a richly braided black silk
gown with a long train, and a full-bottomed
curled white wig falling on his shoulders,
He is preceded by the sergeant-at-iirnis, in
full court dress and sword, bearing lhc gold
mace, ami followed by a retinue of ushers
and other oliicials,
In the meantime word has been sent to
the Queen of the election, and a few minutes Intern royal messenger arrives conveying Her Majesty's pleasure that her "faithful Commons" would present their Speaker
to her at a certain date ami hour.
When the time comes the Speaker and his
olliccrs drive in state to the palace, followod
by his proposer and seconder and as many
other members as choose to go. The party
are ushered into the Queen's presence and
the Speaker, kneeling, claims for tlie House
of Commons a renewal of their anciont
privileges and for himself free access to lho
sovereign and all rightful favors. The
Jucen greets him graciously congratulates
the members on their choice, promises to up-
bold and defend their rights, and dismisses
them to theirs, labor.
Thenceforward the Speaker ceases to belong lo any political party or to take any
part in debates or divisions, unless lo exercise a casting vole, which he always gives
on that side which allows of further consideration of the question. His duty is to pro-
side over the proceedings of the House and
to decide ou all questions of order or procedure, and his authority in every case is
filial.
Of lato years, his personal power and
responsibility have been vastly increased
by the rules of " closure," which require
him to use his discretion in cutting short
debate when willful obstruction takes
place. He has the power lo suspend
members, or even to commit them to prison
for gross misconduct, and his warrant is all
powerful for the punishment of persons
found guilty of contempt of the House-
On the other hand, lie himself is exempt
from arrest, or any other legal process for
acts done in his ollicial capacity. At any
time he chooses to retire from the Speakership, or fails to secure re-election, ho receives a peerage with hereditary descent to
his heirs male.
The Speaker receives a salary of $26,000
a year, and a retiring pension ol $12,500 for
lite ; aud he has the control of patronage
and expenditures, independently of the
Government, amounting to Sl.r)0,0l)l) a year.
He has a very handsome residence and suite
of'offices at the House of Commons, and his
ollicial dinners and other entertainments are
among the choicest festivities of London
society.
He goes in procession with his sergeant,
chaplain and usher, the laced Bkirts of his
long robe held up by train-bearers, to hear
prayers, read and open the proceedings���a
quaint little bit of medhovalismthatvieitora
to London may well bpend a few minutes
in witnessing���and on all state or public
oeasions he comes immediately after the
House of Lords and receives high honors
and deference as the impersonation of the
people of the United Kingdom.
Tho Trmnondous f oroo of Waves-
li is difficult for one to believe the hundreds of wonderful stories told to illustrate
tho powor exerted by a sen wave of the ro-
gulation size and strongth. At the lime of
the high waves on the north coast of fheShet-
land islands gneiss boulders of three-
ton weight have been moved upward of .'KID
feol in a single niglit. United Britain, the
pn por which Iirst set, the stories afloat about
liio enormous waves at Bishop's Book, England, declines thai it is a fact Ihal an iron
column twenty-throe foot long and weighing ii.niKi pounds���part ofu light house being
oroctod ou tho rook and which hud been
chained by inoana ol eyobolta to two heavy
houldora   was moved twenty feot in one
night and deposited upon a projecting rock
elcvon loot and ten inches higher than it
origin J position, Al the same time a black
smith's anvil winching '.'IHIpounds and sunk
in :i pit three and a half feet deep was wash-
od out of tho pit and actually floated and
rolled 100 yards from the Bite of the light-
in,a a '
Girl Friend���" Do you feel the same for
your husband as you did when he was
courting ymi?" Newly-married Lady���
"Well, not exactly. Then most of the
time I was mad for him ; now most of the
lime 1 am mad with him."
Women Ohoristers in Voeue.
Tlie honorable order of deaconesses has
been revived in the nielhodist church, in
which women more nearly share spiritual
dignities with men than in any other of tlie
prolestant denominations, lu the respect
of possessing an active feminine clement for
parochial labors the episcopal church follows
close upon the liberal minded mcthodist;
for not only, liko the methodist, does the
episcopal church encourage the formation of
countless charitable organizations of ladies,
but latterly the tide of prejudice has sot in
favor not only of the minister's sharing certain actual pulpit duties with devoted lady
parishioners, but also of the appointment
of women to important uniform service.
Quietly have the more broad-minded rectors
turned their attention to the formation of
choral classes drawn from the feminine ole-
nient iu the congregation. In some three or
four aNcw York churches, at Sunday afternoon and feast-day services, a group of
young girls, in severe, half-priestly black
robes, chant responses, psalms and hymns
quite to everyone's satisfaction, The gowns
worn by the Women choristers are severe in
the exirenie���of lldn black serge Hanging
full from the throat, with tlie flowing vestment, sleeve that falls to thc gown's hem.
A close littlo black cloth cap set demurely
atop a very simply combed head eoinpletos
this somber toi iithat in no wise dims tho
sweetness of voices carolling from organ loft
or pew. It is unnecessary to say that this
innovation has proved very popular. It ia
liked especially hy those chiefly concerned,
as it allows lliom to take so active apart iu
the services.
up:
Got No Invitation,
' Please, mum, me feet's on the
ground, an' if ye could spare nie an ole pair
of shoes, Id "
Mrs. Spinks- "There's a wedding going
on in that big house across he street. Just
you go over there and wait. When the
couple comes out, the family will throw a
lot of the bride's old shoes aftor her."
" But, ilium, they'd he too small."
"Ull I Wait till you see her feel."
The fishhook of thirty centuries hack was
precisely similar in every respect to tho
fishhooks of to-day, save only in the metal
employed, which then wus bronze���now ia
steel.
The dolphin is said to be the fastest
swimmer in lhe seas. It has been observed
to dart through the water at a rate coins
puted to be much greater than twenty mile-
an hour, and is often seen BWlmmin?
round and ioiuhI a vessel which is Bailing
at highest speed. HOUSEHOLD.
House-Oleanins Tune.
The silver of the cherry llowers,
Whito gloaming on tbo bough,
Thc shining gold of daffodils
Within the garden now !���
Hut for the silver or tbe gold
I must not stop nor stay,
They come-thc painter with his brush,
The whitewash man to-day,
Ob, what a mockery is life I���
The sweet spring s dewy primo,
Tbe fairest days ol earth and sky,
U'e call " house cleaning time I"
With more of rapture in their notes
Than in all human words,
Loud sing wilhin the lasselled woods
The choir of the bird '
liut nol for me Iheir merry songs,
Or blooming of lhc trees���
The hound of carpet-beating comes
Homo in on every breeze ;
And 1 musl brush tho cobwebs down,
And ply I lie busy broon.,
And strew, against Ihe lurking moth,
With benzine all the room I
This jubilee of earth nnil air,
The sweet spring',-, fragrant prime,
Why is it that brings it to me,
Alas! " house-cleaning lime' I,
���-[Harper sllazar.
A Little Girl's Sewing.
The baby of two years will beg for a
needle to sew, and, in her small ro-king-
chair, work industriously at nothing at all
for many minutes, but when three or four
years of age, can, with timo and patience,
be taught to wear a thimble, thread a needle,
and make a garment for a tiny doll, one of
those that is completed when two inches of
running up the back, six inches of hemming around the bottom, a draw string
around the neck and two holes for the arms
completes the dress, and from this on to big
dresses for big dolls, which cover, when
neatly made, all tho ground gone over on a
larger scale on a frock for herself, and then
to the machine, where her own skirts and
aprons can be so quickly put together, is all
within the range of pleasant possibilities.
The Done die Monthly thinks stocking-darning must be beguiled with story-telling, and
some sugary reward, but should be among
the first lessons in repairing taught, and
that seven years is not too early for a girl to
begin this part of her education, only she
should not be comforted at the outset with
some old stocking gaping with rents, but
rather a pair with just the tiniest hole making ilself seen ; then it will not be long he-
fore the mother can say, "There, your stockings are mended, and you can run and
play," and with a cent to spend or a cream-
drop or caramel as a prize, there will nothing unpleasant be connected with darning
stockings, and it is strange that it should
be mostly regarded as a disagreeable, if not
a baleful task. In connection with the
darning, teach the daughter to leave off
stockings as soon as they begin to show
white patches, through tho inky line now
fashionable, for small holes are not so tiresome to fill up as some great rent in the
heel or knee.
The sewing on of shoe-buttons is also
something that should come under the
daughter's care at an early age, and she
should be taught that a button off her shoe
is a mark of great carelessness and untidiness, and it is more than likely that stockings can he darned, shoe-bottons sewed on,
and other repairs made in the early hours of
Saturday morning, and in no wise interfere
v ith the hours for play, and if this is begun
right after breakfast, in winter or summer,
before noon there is a restless, uneasy set
of children in the house or garden, teasing
one another, and asking more than once,
" What can i do now, mamma ?" while if a
little time lias been spent in useful occupation, many things will suggest themselves
for the hours of recreation.
Up Stairs and Down.
The bureau should he so placed, if possible, that the light of the mirror will come
from the side.
Well-dried, clear corn husks make a very
good, wholesome bed, the best bed next to
wool or hair. But they are altogether too
hard for pillows.
For removing the stain of perspiration
from underwear, apply a pretty strong solution of soda and then rinse repeatedly
with clear, clean water.
When you mend the socket on a lamp
fill the sides of the socket with plaster of
pans and press the reservoir in place. Rub
off any plaster of paris that may overflow
before it dries.
Don't try to keep a kitchen table white
for it's too hard work, but cover that as well
as the shelves most in use with oilcloth. It
is cheap, looks well and is a great time and
labor saving material.
The condition of the cellar is far more
import nt than that of the parlor. In light
rooms dirt is comparatively harmless. In
dark places it is a lurking danger. No old
wood, no vegetable, no rubbish of any kind,
should ho allowed to cumber the cellar.
If there are no drawers for holding the
surplus stock of dish towels, holders, cleaning cloths, etc., which should always bo in
readiness, get a wooden box high enough to
make a comfortable seat; hang the cover on
binges, pud the top of it and cover it with
blue denim, and thus you have a receptacle
for liolilin-. tho towels.
It is very convenient to have a litlle chinii
anient to mend china or glassware. Although no cement has ever been invented
which will suoee.-sfully stand boiling water,
yet a piece of china which is intended for
decorative use, and not for hard service in
the kitchen, whero it will be frequently
washed, will be as good as new when ii is
once mended.
A poek or more of lime left in a cellar in an
x-pen keg will absorb an immense amount of
moisture, which otherwise might form in
mould ou tho walls. Northing is more
dangerous to the health of the occupants of
a houso than a mouldy cellar; yet people
occasionally live for years in such a house
and escape the danger, and then possibly
succumb to it finally when one would least
expect it.
Few things are more slovenly than a wa
with holes in tho plaster, yet such disfigure
monts aro likely to occur from tho blows of
heavy furniture, hammering of picture nails
in wrong places and irom various other
causei). Snob places should be mended at
once wilb plaslerof-paris, mixed lo a ihin
fittsto with water, Il is host lo mix only a
ittlo al, a time us it, sets so rapidly lhat ii
becomes too hind to handle in a few moments. Apply it and smooth it down with
the blade of a knife and cover up the spot
with a piece of wall paper matching th
pattern on the wall as you paste it on and
the spot will never show.
Cooking Receipts.
Havana Soup,���Grate on* cocoanut and
simmer it in one quart veal stock for half an
hour. (Veal stock is made by simmering
two pounds of veal bones in two quarts of
cold water until reduced one-half, then
strained,) Strain the stock to remove the
cocoanut, and add lo the liquor one pint of
cream. Heat again, and when boiling add
one heaping tablespoon corn starch mixed
smoothly with one tablespoon of hot butter.
Season with salt and white pepper. Beat
the yolks of two eggs, add one cup of the
brcth, pour into the tureen, turn in the
boiling broth, and mix well. Serve with
boiled rice.
Hashed Potatoes.���Cut the potatoes as
for a pie, put them in a pan, with a little
chopped onion, pepper and salt; add a little
butter, allowing about half an ounce to each
pound of potatoes, and a quarter of a pint
of water ; cover the pan and let them stew
moderately about 30or ,'15 minutes,
Potato Soup.���A quarter of a pound of
butter, three large onions peeled and sliced
small; stew in a stewpan until brown ; stir
frequently. When ready have peeled three
or lour dozen medium sized white potatoes,
and slice them in the slew-pan with the
onions and butter. Pour sufficient boiling
water over for the amount of soup desired.
Let tliein boil for two hours, and then strain
through a scive into a soup-tureen. Season
with salt and pepper.
Fuii'AssKi.n Tiai'i'.���Cutii pound of tripe
In narrow strips, put a small cup of water
or milk to it, add a bit of butler the size of
an egg, dredge in a large teaspoonful of
flour, or work il with the butter; season
with pepper and salt, let it simmer gently
for half an hour, serve hot, A bunch of
parsley cut small and put with it is an improvement.
Stewed Lobsters.���Two medium lobsters, one pint of milk, two tablespoons butter, two tablespoons llour, one-half teaspoon
salt, one-halt saltspoon cayenne, one-half
lemon, or two tablespoons vinegar. Open
the lobsters and cut the meat in small
pieces. Boil the milk, melt the butter, add
the flour, and when smooth add ihe boiling
milk gradually. Add the seasoning and
the lobster.   Let it simmer ten minutes.
CoKNsiE.u. Griddle Cakes.���One pint of
oornmeal, one tablespoouful of butter, one
saltspoonful of salt, one teaspoonful of
sugar. Pour boiling water slowly upon the
mixture, stirring till all is moistened, and
'eave it for 30 minutes. Then break
into the mixture three unbeaten eggs,
which must be well beaten into the dough.
Add five tablespoonfuls of cold milk, one
poonful at a time, till it is all smooth, and
then bake on both sides a nice browu.
Serve hot, one griddleful at a time, as they
are baked,
hEMAEABLE FEAT BY A DOG.
Tlirni,a Om-i'Imiiii-iI  lie Again Appearson
Deck, After lbe *>'lii|i liiul linn Fifty Miles.
The following recent occurrence is another
instance of the wonderful endurance, sagacity, and fidelity so often displayed by that
noble animal the dog.   The master of the
 , jf Glasgow, is the owner of a big,
handsome, brown retriever called Nero.
Nero is a general favourite with the ship's
crew, and is in most respects a well-behaved
dog. He has his faults, of course ; but what
dog has not ? Let him get hold of a bone or
a piece of wood, and possession at once becomes with him, not nine-tenths, bnt ten-
tenths of the law. No amount of coaxing or
cajoling will wheedle him out of it. Neither
'rats"nor "cats," nor any other call so
exciting to canine ears, has any effect on
him. Nothing will induce him to give it up,
until he consents to do so of his own sweet
will. Asa watch dog he "can't be beat."
He generally makes the wheel-house his
head-quarters during the night, and woe betide the stranger that would dare enter that
place unaccompanied by a member of the
crew while Nero is there. His shins would
soon become acquainted with the sharpness
of Nero's teeth and the strength of Nero's
jaws. He might with as much safety beard
the lion in his den as Nero in his wheel-
house. One very sensible trait in his
character is his extreme aveision to being
tormented or "bothered" in any wa;-.
A gentleman (?) a few days since tried this
game on with him, with theresulttliat,sinart-
ing under this undue provocation, Nero lost
his temper and he bit his tormentor's hand
rather severely. For this vicious display of
temper poor Nero was condemned to die.
A short time after this mishap the ship left
Glasgow for Plymouth, and when passing
Pentic Point, near that famous seaport, with
a "Yo-heave-ho," poor Nero was tossed
overboard. He at first struck out bravely
after the ship, but being no match for 75
horse-power, he was soon left far behind to
his fate. This was on Saturday morning
last week. .All on board regretted poor
Nero's loss, and not one entertained the
slightest idea of ever seeing him again.
What was, therefore, their surprise as much
as delight when on Sunday niglit the news ^'j
ORIGIN OF THE FLYING ROLL
Story of the Latter May House
of Israel,
In mill oil liv u Soldier In llie llrlllsli Army
~ How Hi- Took m Himself it Hi IV nud
Hoar Thev Journeyed In Toronto nnil
Then lo Detroit-One ol' Their Unite*
Who HutncdHimself lor thc Cause,
The New and Latter House of Israel was
not founded by " Prince " Michael, as many
suppose, but was originated by James
White, a private soldier in the English army
in India. He had little or no education,
and was notorious for his immoralities, but
he was imaginative, shrewd and plausible.
In India he fell in with a number of fanatical native fakirs and dervishes whose mysticism and jugglery fascinated him, and ho
soon became an adept in it. He obtained
copies if some of the writings of Johanna
Southcotc and John Wroe, the famous
" false prophets" who created like sensations in England. From them, with the
aid of the takirs, he compiled an outlandish book which he called the "Plying Moll," which lie intended should
be the bible of a now religion. When
bis term of service expired, lie returned
to England and told the disciples of
John Wroe that he was their leader risen
from the dead, and sent by Heaven to be
thoir spiritual head again. They rejected
him with contempt, but, nothing daunted,
be presented himself to the disciples of Johanna ^oiithcole and told them that he was
her spiritual son. They promptly accepted
him as such, and made him their prophet
and ruler. His questionable practices soon
aroused their suspicions, however, and, his
autocratic air exasperating them, they drove
him on:. He was followed by 20 or SO, and
with these, he founded what he called the
"New and Latter House of Israel." He
then made wholesale additions to the "Boll,"
saying that the spirit, of Jeremiah appeared
to him and showed him his command as
written in Jeremiah xxxvi., !>S: "Take
thee again another roll and write in it all
the former words that were in the first
roll, which Jehoakini, lhe king of
Judah, hath burned." He also renamed
himself James Jershon Jezreel. He now
claimed to he a trinity, and that his
initials "J. J. J." signified that he embodied in himself three persons, John
Wroe,   Johanna   Southeote,   and   James
fIGHT WITS A MAD DOG.
SWALLOWED WHOLE,
Anl'li'pliant Disappears In lheO,ulck-iands
ol India���Sagacity nf lhe Mniiini-tl Brule.
" Did I ever see an elephant die?" said
he keeper, repenting a reporter's question.
1 Well, I did and I didn't."
"How was that!" asked the reporter,
feeling for his note-book.
" 1 did not see him actually die," replied
the keeper. without the vestige of a smile,
lost sight of him.
II Took Two IIi-ii trill, I'll, i,a'i'n only Min
tiles lo Kill Him.
In the dingy cellar of a tenement house
in New York a policeman and Thomas Martin, the owner of tlie house, had a struggle j
with a vicious bull terrier the other afternoon which they will remember for some ;
time.
The dog was a muscular brute weighing ;
some fifty pounds, with great reputation for j " He was living when
good temper. Three families rent the upper; He was swallowed alive.''
Boors and the ohildren petted and played " This is going to be a pretty stiff yarn,
with the dog at every opportunity. Yes-1 keeper," remarked the reporter.as a shade of
terday the terrior surprised everyone by i disappointment crossed his face. " I guess
sulking for the better part of the day and 11 won't need the note-book. You saw him
refusing to eat. | swallowed alive,   eh':   I   always thought
About 4 o'clock Joseph Austinschock, the you were au antiquity. I never suspected
three-year-old son of the tenant ot the third j you to be an antediluvian, What did it, a
lloor, went to the yard, and, as usual, spoke j inegalosaiutis?"
to   tho   dog.    The    animal  sprang    at     "Never heard of such a thing." said the
him with a growl and buried ils tenth in his keener gruffly.   "Tht!    as a quicksand."
spread like wild fire through the ship that
Nero had returned. Ali trooped to tiie
wheel-house to sec for themselves, and llicre,
sure enough, was Nero, completely exhausted, with his chest and logs covered with
mud. By harking nnd whining he endeavored to show how pleased be wa3 to be wiih
them once more, while he held up his head
for every one to pat and his paw for evory
one to shake. Taking everything into consideration, the distance l,e swam before he
reached Pentic Point must have been little
short of two miles.   From I'entic Point to j lelm,|(
White. Among those who stood by him
and aided him to establish his new re
ligion was on uncommonly pretty girl about
Iti yoars old. Like "Prince " Mike, Jezreel
was decidedly fond of pretty girls about
this age. But this one was as shrewd as
she was pretty. She made him marry her,
not according to the ritual he had made, but
according to the laws of England. Then
she made herself as completely his ruler as
he Was over the community. Esiher Jezreel
was the name she took, and she called herself " the servant of the House of Israel";
she held herself entirely aloof from the rest,
to whom she was known as " Queen Esther."
About 12 or 13 years ago these two made a
lour through Canada and the United States.
Among the places visited by them was Toronto, but, as far as can be learned, they
made but few converts, although in other
parts of tbe continent they acquired a large
following. Jezreel was then a fine looking
inan,talland wellproportioned,with his hair
falling over his shoulders and his beard
reaching to his waist. He was a singularly
effective speaker, always talking as though
in a trance or a frenzy, with his eyes seeming to start from their sockets. The pair
went from here to Detroit, and preached
among the farmers in the outlying district.
It was here that they secured Noah Drew
for a disciple, but who afterwards became
an object of pity. On their return to England they began the building of a great
temple at Chatham, which would serve at
once for a dwelling, workshop and place of
worship. Before it was finished, however,
Jezreel, in the midst of one of his wild sermons, burst a blood-vessel and died. His
mantle fell upon his wife and she became
head of the house in name, as she had long
been in fact. Then she began to truly
merit the title of "Queen Esther," She
dressed in royal fashion, wore a jewelled
crown, and was attended by liveried servants, Her rule was more autocratic than
her husband's had been, but her tact and
shrewdness enabled her to keep her followers content. She told them, and they believed it, that she would never dio but
would live to see tho end of the world
which would occur in September, 1895.
She did die, however, in June, 1888, to tho
surprise and grief of the community. But
they did not lose their creed, but actually
increased in numbers, and are now awaiting the coming of Michael who is spoken oi
in Daniel. Be it said for them, however,
that they refused to accept Prince Michael,
"dming that the Michael they look for
arm.   The boy screamed with pain, and,    "Oh, a quicksand!   do on, old man,"
the dog, loosening his grip, snapoed a. ihu responded .i.e reporter, deliguled, as he
boy's hand, lacerating it badly.   Tenants j pulled out a pencil or two,   "Tell us all
of the house rushed to the child's assistance i about it."
u,d the dog slunk away at their approach.       " It was in India," said the old keeper,
Austinsonock's parents were badly fright- "where I learned a good deal about ele-
cned and insisted that the dog should be phants, never thinking that it would come
killed. His owner consented and the dog I useful lo mo in a menagerie in after years.
was caught ahd tied up in the collar with a Elephants are common beasts of burden
bit of clothes line, because the tenants fear- j there, and on this day a heavily laden one
ed to go into the yard while the dog was , was crossing a shallow but broad steam by
there. j wading,   Tlie sagacious brute had refused
Martin found, a Policeman who was arm-1 lostoponthebadly construoledbridgewhioh
ed with a 32-calibre revolver, but bad only | the natives had erected ; but his instinct
two cartridges. Martin piloted him into ; did not warn him of a dangerous quicksand
the cellar and pointed out the dog. They ; which the water concealed near the farther
neglected to take a light with them and bank,
had to depend on the uncertain light which | "1 was attracted to the scene by the
came in from the street through the small, shouts of his owners, live Indian merchants,
square windows along the cellar walls. : whose wares he carried from one bazar to
'The Policeman ai nod just back of the dog's another, Tbey did not know of the quick-
right soulder and fired. The bullet struck . sand, and could not understand why their
the shoulderblado and glanced oil, inflicting t elephant did not come out of the stream,
only a flesh wound, j which he had almost crossed.   When they
Maddened with the pain of the wound, [ learned the predicament he was in their
the dog leaped at the officer, The rope ' howls of grief and despair were ear splitting,
broke, and he sprang directly at the police-11 suggested that bundles of turf and bram-
man's throat. He jumped behind a barrel hies be thrown to the elephant, and this was
just in time to escape the dog's attack and I done. This old fellow, seemingly aware of
fired again. In his excitement he missed his j his danger, took esoh bundle with his trunk
aim, Tlie dog caught sight of his master' and thrust it under water. Then with a
and charged on him. Martin jumped asid. I mighty effort, dragging up one foot oul of
in time to avoid the attack, and the police-1 the sucking sand, he would put it on the
man drew his hilly and managed to get a bundle of fagots and press it down. He got
blow in on the dog's head. It seemed to a lot of them under him in this way with
have no other effect than to madden the more skill and precision than you would
animal still more, but Martin had a ehanco , think possible ; but the soft sand took them
to arm himself with a piece of lead pipe.      j all in, and still let him down farther into its
For fully twenty minutes the men fought depths,
with the infuriated beast in the dim light! "His master procured a small boat and
of the cellar. During the struggle they ' doled it out to him. Then they took all his
struck him a dozen times or more, but did load of goods off, put them in the boat, and
not seem to even weaken him. By this j brought them ashore. This lessened his
time Martin was becoming exhausted, hut weight a good deal, but the sand was by
neither man dared risk turning his back l that time up aoove his shoulders and his
on the dog to run up the steep cellar stairs. | entire back was covered by the water. Only
The dog charged again on Martin, and seiz-1 his head showed now, and still the old followed him hy the hand. He hung on with all, was the only calm and collected individual
a bull terrior's persistence. This gave the in the crowd. I cannot help thinking of an
officer a chance to get in three or four af-, elephant as a person ; no one can who has
fective blows on tlie dog's head. The aid- j been with them and witnessed their intelli-
mal loosened his hold on Martin's hand and ; geiice as much as I have,
fell back. Both men attacked him, and he | "Collecting some floating boards which
finally succumbed under repeated blows of ha(j Ueel, tnrown out t0 -imi| ne ma,*e asorc
the policeman's billy and the lead pipe.      : c,f raft 0f thcm ff-th -us nu^ .,���,*   reoted
Martin hurried off to a drug store and had ; n*8 big head on them. It was no use, how-
his wounds cauterized. His hand is badly j everi jre WM doomed and we knew it.
bitten. Martin thinks that the dog was i ]jefore ������,,,, tnB water oovered his mouth,
mad, | Xhen he lifted his long trunk and curled it
Little Joseph Austenschock s injuries are ] back over ilis forehead, The water rilled
more serious  than Martin's.   The wounds | his eara an(- he ,|apped thera vigorously for
would nocconiuin the flesh but In the spirit.
The Noah Drewmentionedahove wasa prosperous farmer near Detroit, when he came
under the influence ol Jezreel, who induced
him to sell his farm of 100 acres, convert
all his property into oash and turn it over
to the general treasury of the House of Israel at Chatham, where he and his wife
went to live. The deluded man never saw
a dollar of it again. As he grew old and
infirm he asked for some of it, but was refused, and was forthwith turned out of the
A wretched liome in the outskirts
were cauterized and the boy is doing well.
THUGS POLKS DO NOT KNOW.
Spiders have eight eyes.
Music type was invented in 1502.
Fish are always sold alive in Japan,
Class originally   came from India.
Silkworms are sold by the pound in
China.
The savings bank was invented by a
clergyman.
a time. Soon it reached his eyelashes, and
then his big burning eyes just at the water's
edge took ou a pitiable expression. They
seemed tobeseechaid and succour from those
he had served so long and faithfully, and his
masters fairly grovelled in the dust as they
yelled to their gods and frothed at the mouth
in their frantic Indian way of expressing
sorrow. The tears came to my own eyes as
I looked at the fellow and knew there was
no help for him.
"As the water coveied his eyes Ilis courage gave way at last, and he uttered a
piercing scream of fright through the trunk,
and repeated it several times.   It made my
The Russians invented wood paving for, blood curdle, I tell you    Have you heard
streets.
The ashes of burnt corks make flue black
paint.
The wearing of green veils is said to be
injurious.
In battle ouly one ball out of eighty-five
takes eliect
There are 1,000 men to every 906 womeu
in Greece.
Sales by 7111011011 were formerly held hy
candlelight.
Laplanders often skate a distance of 150
miles a day.
Wooden sleepers on railways last about
fifteen years.
A thousand children are born in London
workhouses yearly.
All the ebickens in tho western part of
French Guinea aro perfectly whito.
horses scream in a burning building? it is
almost human. So was the old lellow's death
cry. The end was close at hand. His long
trunk still **aved wildly above the water,
but nothing else of him was visible. Its
length grew less and less, and finally the
water poured over the top ot it. One more
bubbling, choked, gasping scream threw the
water out again into a high jet, but that
effort was the last. The stream quickly filled up his only channel to the air above, and
tlie old elephant was buried before he was
dead. I could have watched a dozen natives
swallowed up in the same way without feeling half as bad about it."
of the town was assigned to him for an
abode, and bread and potatoes were sent to
him daily, and thus they lived
until 181)1), when ho died, The Jo/.-
reelites refused to bury him and his
wife had to apply to tlio authorities for a
pauper's funeral. Some benevolent people
raised a fund and sent her back fo her
friends near Detroit. 'I his affair created a
great indignation bntpublic wrath soon subsided and the event was dismissed from
mind.
It is Bail that Jozroel used to appear at
the community's private services iu a red
j cap and a massive sash ornamented with
golden keys, swords and stars. In one
hand ho held St. Peter's keys and in the
other a rod of iron.
Plymouth by laud the distance is about 50
miles. By crossing the ferry he could reduce that distance by one-fifth; but we are
inclined to think that he must have taken
the former route, as he would naturally feel
averse to taking to the water again alter his
lengthy swim of two miles.
Our Daily Bread.
Dny by day the manna fell
Oh, lo learn the lesson welll
Still by con*lanl mercy fed,
Give us Lord our dally bread.
Day by day. .'he promise read*;
Daily strength for daily needs;
Cast foreboding cares away;
Tako tbe manna of to-day.
Lord, our time* are inTliy band;
All our aangulne hopes have planned
To thy wisdom we resign,
And would mold our wills to Thine. A],  *historica.t  house  in 1'anycr Alley.
Thou our daily tusk shall j*lvo, London, running from I'alcrno.ster-row to
Day by dav to Tlioo we live; I Newgate-street, is, it is said, about lo be
So shall added years fuldl demolished.   In the wall of this house is
Notour owu- our rather swill, ,,    ,,.,                 (           .       ..,
the well-known sign of a pannier with a
 -"��  ' naked boy sitting on it, inscribed i���
As riches and honor  forsake a man, wee " When you have sought the City round,
discover him to be a fool, but nobody could Yet still this is lho highest ground."
find it out in Ms prosperity.���[La Bruyer.   I This alley was originally a standing place
Snakes appeared through the broken phis- for hakers with tlicir bread panniers, and
terlng In the school of Chestnut Hill, Mont* t,,e sil!n ha8 ,jee" '" existence over 200
ville, Conn., aud the pupils lied in terror. years.
Storm and Oalm,
The turmoils and tho storms of lifo
Thai Ins* us ivlioroaud wbithor
Are nol lhe galls that blanch our cheeks
Or make our spirits wither.
Tbey oloiir lhe mists I bul veil the peaks;
Wc see beyond llie mountains;
The barren uesorl now appears
A vale of crystal fountains.
Our rostloss spirit, cagod within,
With frantic, wild endeavor
Cried out (orsoi lalm, lovely spot
Where ilooulil rost forever;
No calm rotroatourRoul oould (Ind
Amid lho dust and rattle
Of dashing swords and biasing <*uns*-
Life's never ending bal.Ho.
Wo pined for some familiar friend,
To Whom we oould unravel
Tlio tangled skein of life's wild dream
As through thn maze we travel.
No kindred spirit answorod back;
The spell was only broken
ily echoes of lbe feeble voice
Ily whioh our words wore spoken.
Jusl I lion WO hoard a still small voice,
As of an nunngcl bending
Abovcoiii'lieails local eh theories
That woro to lieiiven ascending -
Tho surging billows ceased to roll���
A Hood of joy Hupernal
And peace possessed our wondering soul-
II was the calm Kternal.
Thomas Haiku.
Atheistic Doctrine,
He���" Sorry to have kept you wailing,
but my watch was wrong. 1 shall never
have faith iu it again,"
She���" it's not faith you need, hut
works."
False teeth for horses are coming iuto
wido use in France.
Woman's Weakness.
One of the most painful and at the same
time absurd exhibitions of false economy
may be seen in the crowds at the bargain
counters at the ordinary shops. There
seems to be an ineradicable idea in the
minds of some women, that at certain times
and seasons of the year merchants are willing to give away iheir goods with practically no profit,
Ii is a oiitnmon trick in tlie inferior shops
to smoke up and soil a few goods, advertise
a "burnt goods sale," mark the goods at
the regular price, and thus they often attract a large crowd of buyers who remain
perfectly oblivious to the fact that the gooilg
are being sold to them at the regular market price without the slightest reduction
because it is a burnt goods sale.
Almost every shop, nowadays, cuts off
goods as remnants and marks them at the
regular price in order to attract the
inevitable remnant hunter. The success of
the various ninety-nine cent stores is but
another illustration of the frailly of woman
nature in this matter. It is no exaggeration to say that many a good woman has
spent five cents in car fare in order to save
iliis one cent on thc dollar. Forty-nine
Cents seems 80 much less than fifty, ninety-
nine cents Infinitely loss than a dollar, and
small merchants have readily taken advantage of this curious weakness.
The gift-packages which come with tea
and collee are another illustration of this
universal desire of the shopper to get something for nothing. No sensible woman who
reflects over the great amount of money
made by such concerns can believe that anything is given away, An inferior quality of
tea is palmed off at the regular price of the
good quality, and thus the purchaser is
made to pay for the gift.
A nailless horse-shoe, that :s fastened to
tbe hoo with a clasp, ii coming into use in
l'aris. Cfye Kootencuj Star
w
IJoQutoheon,
Proprietor
K, W
North y,
Editor.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.
Ono Year (in advance)  82.00
Six Months      "           1-W
Three Months  "           0.50
gingloCopy     0.05
RATES OF ADVERTISING.
One inch por month     $1.50
Two inches    "           2.00
Larger advls by contract ���
Looal notices, per line    0,10
"        "       after lst, iisirt'n 0.0,'
SATURDAY, JUNK 1, 1892.
It will go hard with Nelson if thn
Eort Sheppnrd Railway dona not be
como u fncf. All tlio traffic into the
mining distriot of Sloonu will be via
Nukusp mi lh" wost and Kaslo Oity
on lho wist, neither route touching al
the "premier oity" of West Kootenay. If sho oan get the northern
terminus of the Fort Sheppnrd road
located within her precincts her future
is assured. "To bo or not to be " is
the burning question at Nelson.
Some people have a great antipathy
to advertising. R. E. Lemon lost
quite ��200 last, week by not adver -
tising the sale of bin property, Ho
eold to I'. Peterson two lots on Main
Street���one 50ft. the other 25ft
with the buildings on thorn, for 5225.
A gentleman informed the writer that
hud bo known of the proposed salo bo
would gladly havo given $250 for the
25ft. lot; whilo another stated that
bo would have given S500 for the
two. Of course, wo nil know Mr.
Lemon is a wide-awnke business man
nnd knows what's what, but bo bus
often expressed tho opinion that ho
"did uot believe iu advertising." In
this wise it would havo paid him to
have believed just n little bit. The
only man wbo is shaking hands with
himself over tho transaction is Peter
Petersen. Ho has refused $250 for
the smaller lot,
Perhaps, when somebody's horso
hus broken n leg and tlie owner
begins to seek out the responsible
parties to sue for damages, tbe rond
lending to tbe mill may bo mended
.sufficiently to enable vehicles to pass
over it, In its present condition it
is most dangerous, nnd no one would
be foolhardy enough to drive over it
if tbe mill could be reached by any
other way, Tbe apology for a bridge
which crosses the stream in the valley
is full of holes, and where tbe tinnier
has rotted away loose poles have been
laid across, making veritable leg Imps
for horses, nud even pedestrians. As
for the road itself, it is n succession
of pits ntid hillocks, with here and
there n cavernous hole, This masterpiece in the art of roadmnking traverses land owned by the Smelter
Company and the C.P.R, Surely il
should not be difficult to place tho
responsibility on the right parties,
Is there nny probability of its being
classed ns a public road? If so, a
portion of the $19,000 appropriated
for roads nud oridges iu Wesl Kootenny could not be used to better purpose. Rut the work should be commenced at once,
It does not nppenr as if the uew
proprietors of tbe Nelson Miner in
tend to mnko an effort to get rid of
tbe opprobrious title borne by that
sheet in this distriot���tbat of being
the boss liar of the two Kooteuays
It would be uo conoern of our? to
notice these falsehoods, and, as in the
past, we would let them pass nnchal
lt-nged. But one statement in lasl of any luckless bear thaterosi
week's Miner we oannot overlook path will sorely I sh tei I
Where does the Miner pet it ' rv   : ' ���"
mation that the Stab is "not r i
We know that its enemies, hot
nud in Nelson, are happy in that tie-
ILLECILLEWAET NEWS.
| FROM of!; OWN i or.KKst'oxni'NT. |
Illecillewaet, June 2nd.
In oonsequenoe of continuous rain
mining operations havo been considerably retarded during the past
week, but there will be redoubled
activity immediately tbo weather
frets settled.
Walter Scott, J. II. Anderson and
D. Woolsey aro over nt Fish Creek
prospecting.
D. A. Lamey is getting in a heavy
stuck of goneral merchandise, glassware and crockery,
T. Hani aim crew will start work
immediately on Ibo King Solomon
claim-, owned by Messrs, MoArthur,
Boyd and iv-llie.
John Boyd has invested in a mns--
niticenl pair ol I tigings that will
help him immensily in prospecting
through ibe tin -fill-.! bush.
Archie Ohisholm ba* returns. to
town after a three months' absence,
his appearance giving tlio impression
that be has been lur-ing n j" in!
time.
The Lanark has developed an on>
oriiimis ore body, ore running into
the hundreds aud carrying 827 worth
of gold to ibo ton. The mineral
claim that gels ahead of the Lanark
will have to bo a Jim Dandy.
Sam Underbill and Ole Sandburg
returned from a hunting expedition
to Pish Creek, bringing in live bear
skins. J. P, Kennedy aud Charles
Taylor brought in three last week,
and aro again off on a hunting tour.
Prof. E. Watson is expecting bis
friend, Mr. Mcintosh, M.P., 'from
Ottawa. Mr. Mcintosh, it is stated,
has a large amount of English capital
behind bim, which is to be used at
Mr, Watson's discretion in unearthing tho mineral treasure hidden in
our mountains.
Mr. Pieroe, Dominion Government
surveyor and superintendent of
mines, is engaged in marking out a
townsito nt Flat Creek, five miles
east of Illeoillewaet, Being tlio base
on the CP.R. for all supplies for Ihe
famous Fish Creek mimug district,
it will speedily become au important
place.
Considerable quantifies of mining
plant aud provisions recently arrived
here from tbe oast, not for our merchants, but for private individuals.
This is not as it should be, Men
who will send east for goods because
they can save a dollar thereby are no
good to this province. We have no
use for them hero, and it would be
far better for our merelniuts if tuch
bone-scrapers were to stay at hutno
in Ontario. It shows pretty oou��
clusively what their patriotism is
worth. '! heir one idea is���Iirst, last
and always���how to save a dollar.
Tin born outtits that ship lOlbs. of
sugar, a bawbee's north of tea, or
ii ul f a hum from other provinces
liecanse they can pet them a little
cheaper will never heip build up this
province. The souls/of snob people
are entirely wrapped up in their own
interests and utterly inoapable of
grasping tbe general well being of
the community and the prosperity of
the province al large.
J. M. Kellie and associates havo
started on a i.irc-e months' prospei t-
ing trip. Aiti-r operating at Fish
Creek for a while tbey will cross the
mountains
H.
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i��G ��� 10 E
A silling of tli,. County Court will
be held nt Rovelstoke on Moxdat,
the 20th day of June, 1892.
J. KIRKUP,
Registrar.
Revelstoke, May 23rd, 1802.
IS OPENING UP WITH AN* ENTIRELY NEW STOCK OF
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS,
I I-'u{JK, fEIii),
ES, MD
OF ASSIZE, Nisi
Terminer, aud Gene-
��� will be held lit tho
. in ill- Countv of
lie
A   COURT
Prills, Oyer mnl
nil Gaol Deliver
Town of .Nelsiit
Kootenay, on Wednesday
day of dune, 180:'.
By Command,
JNO. ROBSON,
Provincial Secretary.
Provincial Seoretnry's Ollico,
25th May, 1892,
MI
LV
ALL BOUGHT IN
i rVRHV
THE BEST AND CHEAPEST MARKETS,
ml
\.M) l)liK,\S.,l  KING   \ SPI.CI \
MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY AND CAREFULLY ATTENDED TO,
IV.
OdCI;   aBatUJaK mWmwaemaam
if'A
1.
*>/*'������
m
���#
IM1
ICk
This space is reserved foa
fessrs. 0. B. Hume & Co.
SITTINGS of tho County Court
of Kootenny-will be held;���
At Donnld on Thursday, Kith Juno,
1802.
At Iievelstoke on MovnA r, 20th Juuo,
1802.
At Nelson on Thursday*, 23rd June,
1892.
By Command,
JNO. BOBSON,
Provincial Secretary.
Provinoial Seoretnry's Ollice,
25th May, 1892,
[L.S.]  HUGH NELSON.
VICTORIA, by the Grace of God, of
tbo United Kingdom o�� Great
Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, ko., ke��� ko.
To the Returning Officer of tho East
Kooteuuy Electoral District:
WHEREAS u vaonncy has happened iu the Legislntivo Assembly
by the acceptiinoo of ollico of tbo
Honourable James Bakor, n Member
for tho East Kootenay Electoral Dis
trict, W<* oommirad yon that, notice
of tin- time nnd plnoe of Election
being duly given, yon do cause
Election to be made aocording to Inw,
of one Member to serve in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of
British Columbia, for tbe East Kootenay Electoral District, and that you
do cause the nomination of Candi-
into tbe Duncan River  dates at such Election to be held on
WHOSE ADVERTISEMENT WILL SHORTLY APPEAR,
mi
j
EEVELSTOKE STATION
GOODS, GROCERIES,
IMIWAIEg CLOTHU<V
BOOTS & SHOES,
FLOUR,
OATS, SHORTS AM) ALI
Ki
DS OF FliED,
CHRISTIE, BROWN k CO.'S BISCUITS AND CONFECTIONERY,
Bakery in connection with Stors.
MERCHANDISE LOADED ON THE OAKS FOE ALL POINTS.
district, Doming out at tbe K otenay
Lake. They have a fine band of
horses, and expeot to be nble to get
tliem safely through this unexplored
region.   They have a big task before
the day of next, aud do
cause the name of such Member when
so elected, whether he be present or
absent, to be certified to Our Supreme
Court, at the City of Victoria, on or
tueui, bnt the energy and resolute   before the thirtieth dav of duly next,
;   thi Election   i made, distinctly and
openly under Onr Seal duly endorsed
thin uur Writ,
member of the party will carry them
through and bring tbem to their
lestiuation within the time allotted.
Ihey are well equipped with tire-
arms at;J jinm tniti    , and th
Itisinn, Bill we oan assure thai
our circulation is equal to thai
Miner, and we Bell as many papers in
Nelson ns the owners of the Miner do
in Revelstoke.    But fur lli, fai ' '
according to British law,
construed to be a libel, we wo i d
the exaol figures of the Miner's circuit tion   To read iti Belf-co i
ii- all one would imagine I
i ��� lei nt, n| to four flg ire     B
j : ���, . bn| | ned tn he read I o
for the * loot ie of the lai ,   rabbing
i 1  *,, n dustri  i  -       id ni
dbetted by the M i ���������      I - ear
part of the pre enl year,   I'
far from gentlemanly  to tnnnl
Star on iti 1} po ���-������.��� - nl
i ni-., in companion with the
With every fn -il ty ready nl band a
blacksmith n ight turn oul adeem
newspnper, bul it tn .��� ill 'I and
experienced printer t<i do m
the difficulties with whi :h wc have to
conteud,   Bul we tako i re lil to i u
self that there are mnnj worse speoi
mens of typography publisl ed in  lie
Provinoe,  The Miner appnnrs tn have
forgolton tin- thing once published ul
Donnld,   Would the proprietors ol
the powerful orgnn now flottri
lit Nelson like lo seo n specimen?
That's nil   tbis time,
Ma S3 U. HOW SON,
DRESSMAKING,
,ii -i -
NEXT TO STAR or,",'' I
much   informs        t   i neri ii v.  thi
unexplored interior r>f West E
nay,
i'i.n C.P.R, bridgemen have been
in   the  tng-'if-'var      Muni   I
huve been j
win     !,:      ���
',',-'
'
'
I -  - our i. im v, bn
R.   HOWSON,
REVELSTOKE,
Coffin-. D taket   ihrouds &c.
can it. n a,is.
GARPENTjSB
CHARGES MODERATE
J \\ THOMPSON
UEVELSTOKI: i
CONVEYANCE!! VND
I'l.
LfC,
i : I
D
' f)l \v,.\
���
'.��� mid in
I:, Tl STIMOX7 Whereof, We have
caused Our Letters to be made
Patent   indi r the Great Seal
of our said Provinoe of British
Columbia: Witness, the Honourable li '    N LsoN, at Our
Go1 irnmenl lions,-,at. Victoria,
;hth day of May,
ti  'li" year of Our Lord one
thousand eight hundred  nnd
ninety  wo, and in Lhe fifty
il Our Reigu.
By
���
��� ���   i .
SaV
I
.  ;      i    -
i wlidules
fur   I nullification to
P - ���    '.
follows,
i   ,, .In
I
���    i    ,
:  '     rd   a
���
nml   rutin of
bo will lm n c u
did
n ii       f tli    above
, ���.  . ..'"",,1
c o
,ii,i li ipiuiii-il
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,   I), POCK,
ionium
REVELSTOKE  STATION  FC
OFFICE.
UST
A BR1V
A
���A)
anoaas oi
COMPRISING
Spring Mattresses, Wool Mattresses, Parlor Suites, Easy
Chairs arid Rockers;
LATEST   IMPROVED   BABY  CARRIAGES,
Warranted to keep tho baby iu good naturo.
Pianos, Organs, Beds. Couches, in great variety,
ALL SIZES OF PATENT SELF-ADJUSTING WINDOW SHADES.
JAMES  McDONALD  &  Co.,   Main  Street,   Kovelstoke,   B.C.
BARBER
-Till
Jeweler
AND
o
Daician.
ii
All orders by mail or
ox run promptly
alien ed
li'KI'WIMNI!
A
SPECIALTY.
All deroriptions of
mild .md silver,
��� ,��� ���-ina*ca"n-*a>a- i**yaiaMmCTimiMMiaaiaamiia��i
W, A.
JOWET*
.Ni Inn
T, L, HAIG,
Nutarj i'ublic
JOWETT & HAH!
JT
i|.,ct,"d,
ii ii ,,���|
Mil
mil;,
Timber  nml   I'oal   Estate   Brokers
Commission AifinilH)
General
Com ��� noi , igreptnents, Hills of Sale, Mining Bonds, etc., drawn up,
I,- im, Acniunts Colli'cted ; Mining Claims Honghl and Sold j Assess-
tiii-m ivi ii , ii Mil ,i:- i Ii ii   Attindod to; I'nteuts Applied for. Etc., Eto,,
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t'Lto,
11   .   uoTOKE,
I'ilA.VI.'l    \',i '��� i
':..  led      euti foi Mining
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