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REVELSTOKE, B. C. MARCH 12, 1892.
II! v -i
NV. 39.
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W. PELLEW ,-,A;~V��Y,
Assayer nnd Anal-tfief-l Ch mist,
(jrOldl'll,   B.C.
art*
Silver, Gold or Lead, eaoh,.., $1.50
do. combined   3.00
Silver uml Load    IM)
Silver and Gold    2.0U
Silver uml Copper    8.50
Silver, ll,,Iii nud Cuppor    4.00
Silvor, Gold, Luud mid Uoppi r   5.0C
QUier prices on application.
CASH   WITH  SAMPLES.
Cci'tilit'lltt'S    I'lM-wimli'd    per
is Liirii ol  ;.-..,I.
REVELSTOKE.
WOOD AND  HAY
DELIVERED FREE
T O   O U S T O M E H S .
BEST QUALITY
Fir, Hemlock & Cedar,
Wil
TEAMING
To all Parts at flight Prifips.
ft iieiiif oil
BOOTMAKER,
MAIN STREET, IG VKLSiOK,.
(Two Doors West of Post-office),
m&9 S8 & 9 H O K j
OF   ALL   KINDS
MAIM'l TO   ORDER.
p. .ili.'.i,. J iiwu w itXJL -1 alii1.,
or IVKI'.V I'EsrpiFTIOJ*
PEPT   IN   STOCK.
REPAIRING WHILE YOU WAIT
IT .(,      V       ���     ,
*i.00ai8Xi'.ay Juiiiit)
R * W   ill i 1
G. O. bUCHANAN, PKOP.
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Lumnpii i:.\i:i):~ at
NELSf'N BALFOUR
AINSWORTH KASLO
Laryc Stocks on lian.i.
r   mirations are beiug ma'e firth-
(iro.it Building Boom of K02.
Ft.   H O VV S O N ,
RiiVELSTOKE.
Coffins.Casket-t Shrouds &c
carried in Stock.
CARPENTER SHOP, M4IR8TREE1
charges moderate,
G, TliRJlYJIKRKY,
GENERAL BLACKSMITH
HLVLusrcKt,
Wagons and all kinds of
Vehicles Repaired.
Shoeing: a Specialty,
PRICES RIGHT,
W. J. LAW,
Merchant Tailor,
(Near O.P.R, Statiou)
K I'i VE I. ST (Hi B,    I'-.C
\  S'nlll'.y 8TOI I!  OF
English Worsteds, Scotch and
Irish Tweeds and Surges
AT PllKJES THAT WILli CATCH
VOU.
('IT AM> MAKJM I' Ul AllAM I'EKI
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NOTICE OP SALE BT SHERIFF
I'l RSUANT   TO   EXECUTION
AGAINST LANDS ACT, 1371.
IN THE
SUPREME '���' "V.T OF BRITISH
fi|,! MJJIA.
JSANCI FIELD, Plaintiff,
AMI
|i. W. COItHIN, Defendant.
Inolii di nr,1 ton writ of Fieri Facias
ii.-i,, d i,lit  of   tho Slipn 11,0 Court III
British Columbia at Victoria on tho
llth day of February, IHOi. and to
mo directed in the above named suit
for tho sum of ��1858.97 d bl and
coats, together with interest on tho
same at the rate of sk per eentun*
per annum from lhe 18th day of December, 1891, besides sheriff's fees,
poundage, uud all oilier expenses of
this execution, I have seized und will
oiler for Sale by Publio Auction, at
the Court Eouse, Donald, East Kooteuay, B.C., on Ti i'siiay, the 29th day
of March, 1892, at 12 noon, all the
Right, Title and Interest of the said
D, \V. Corbin in the Lands as described iu this advertisement:���
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The judgment wus registered in
the Lund Registry Office at Victoria
iigaiusi said i, uds ou the 1Mb day of
December, 1891.
ti. REDGRAVE,
Sheriff of Kootenay.
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(S''v vl.'"_.:;..    *
SALE OF NELSON LOTS,
NOTICE is HEREBY OIVEN,
that :. public auction Bale ol Govern-
n '-ni Iota in tl ��� Town of Nelson,
Wei i Kootenay, will bo hi Id nl Nel-
si ii on or al out the 20th day of April
UfiXt,
F ill parti 'til rs will be published
ut I, later date.
F. il. VERNON,
CliioE Cm,ni bi ioner ol Lauds nud
Worhs.
LandBnud Works Department, Viotoria, B.C., February lUth, 1892.
NOTICE
Is hiivliv given, that 60 days aftor
date I intend to apply to the Chief
Commissioner of Lands und Works
for permission to purchase tho following described land in the district
ol Wesl Kooteuay, viz,:
Hi';' Cottouwi od Island, situated at
the mouth of the Columbia River,
whero ii empties into Dpper Arrow
L.il.,'. containing an area of Kit) acres
more or less,
(Signed)
[{CHERT HOWS0N.
Revels!,il.,., Fob. 9th, 1892,
WILL llol.ll A
Mr. Mura 1ms presented the petition of the Nicola, Vidlcy Railway
('"., nnil also a i otition for the ineor-
I" rati :. i f the Nolaoij and Fo-rt
BL j pard liailnay 0?
ffJfcT   I '!"��� A    p y^ "i"
ON
THURSDAY.;.'        IH 17
(ST. PATRICK'S DAV).
grand march at 8.30 sharp
Tickets, $2.00.
OCEAN STEAMSHIPS,
Royal Mail iaines.
CHEAPEST k QUICKEST ROUTE
TO TEE OLD COUNTRY.
Prom Halifax
CIRCASSIAN., .Alian Line..Mar. 5th
MONGOLIAN "��� Mar, 19th
SAILS IA.... Dominion Line., Mar, 12th
��� ABRaDOR " Mar, 26th
From Boston
LAKE HURON. Beaver Line, Mar, 3rd
LAKE ONTARIO       "       Mar. 12th
From New York
NORWEGIAN. Allan-State Line.Mar. 6
MAJESTIC, White Star Line.Mar. 2nd
GERMANIC " .Mar. Dili
TEUloNlC " Mar. 16tb
Cabin ��10, 815. $50, ��60, 870, 880 up-
Wui'i's.
Intermediate, 8251 Sli erag , 8-0.
Pasoeugers tieketed thron-jli lo all
points iu Great Britain ui il Ireland, and
ui specially low rates to all parts of the
Europi-iiu uontinPtit,
Prepaid passages arranged from all
points
Apply to nearest steamship or railw.aj
Hgent; to
I. T. Brewster,
Agent, Revelstoke ;
or to Robeut Kekk, General Pas eager
Agent. Winnipeg,
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Ua   Jt. Ua   Lf.'UiXaaU
BBVELSTOKU.
F. \IoCahthv   - -   -    Phop.
Firs, I'luss Temperance House.
BoAitn ANn laoiioisii $5  Pf.b Week,
MEALS, 25e.      (!ED6 25c.
This hot(; i situated ci nvenient to the
itation, is comfoi'tt.bl", furnished, uu.
aiurui. inst ci..bu :.e, ,i.i.i...i.i. lion.
THE
COLUMBIA  HOUSK,
REVELSTOK.tr. 3. C.
The largest and most central Hotel in
lh,- eil_v ; good aocominodation ; everything new ; table well supplied ; bur tiud
lilli'ird room attached ; lire proof safe,
13R0WLS k CLARK,
1'ropi-ieti rs,
<Alh)Fi  RI'S'  AT ALL   TRAINS
Stockholm  niouso
JOHN STONE, l-uop.
The Dining-room i;! furbished with the
lio.si the market affords.
Tbe bar it supplied with u ohoioe stock
of wiues,lii*uoi'Baudoigai'S,
WE TELL TH--     ���
TRUTH
about Seeds. Wc will send
yi u Ft   our Seed Annual
ior 1802, which tells
THE WHOLE
��*-f*F')|f FST-rLl
!l    I       . li    11   1  a
Wc Illustrate and give
prices in this Catalogue,
-a-^-^-a   which is handsomer than
f  4   ever.   It tells
[  ;...    -|       NOTHING nUTTHE
wHBteUtt^ TRUTH.
D.M.FERRY & CO.. Wincisor.Ont.
CAUTION.
EACH PLUG OF THE
IS MARKED
i.   Ci
Iii Bronze Letters.
NONE   OTHER IS GENUINE
LLNEWS.
Mr. W. A. Jon-ell lefl ou tbe Pacific
Express Thurs"iuy nii-ht for llie coast
ou business.
Just look out for lho announcement of Mrs, Conrsier's new stook of
Sprit - Goods m sl reek.���Advt,
The Btoiimer W,:.: -n will li vi
Revelstoko for Robson on or about
ii:, 21sl inst,, weather uud' water
permitting.
.'-. il.; ,���!���: line of sti amships between
Poitlitiul, Ore.,and British C Im ��� i
liorts uud through fn-ighl conm .���-
tions, Iiy way of Vu couver, with
S -attle have hei a oninplcted.
Henry Lovowell will leave for (In,,
Arrow Lake some On,, next week,
His bout is in readiness, and ho expects tlm river ivill ho clear enough
to get through to tho North West
Arm,
Mr. A E Kennedy, of the firm of
Keunedy&Douglas,merchant tailors,
Toronto, calleil on us yesterday, He
loft for Illecillewaet thia morning,
Tl,:-* firm has a splendid reputation
in Toronto.
The llnv. C. Ladner will lecture
ou Monday night in the Methodist
Church. Subject ���-" Paddle your
on'u Canoe." It is hoped a large
nuiub'r will bo present, especially
young men,   No collection.
Tho agitation for a daily mail service between Winnipeg aud Vancouver is increasing. It is proposed
tbat all towns on the C.P.R. between
thoso points should make au effort
towards obtaining this concession,
The Rev. T. Paton will give a
lootnre on "India" next Friday
eight iu the schoolhouse, the subject to be illust ute b' miigio lantern views:. There will be a collection in aid of Presbyterian mission,
Mr. Jiiuies MuMahou, uiechuuic at
the Mill, who lias been east ou u two
DioniLai' visit, it, eip.ct.i! iu Reiel-
s.oke lo-uif;lit witli his bride. Ii is
ueedluss lo hay that Morgan David
hus his force ready for the usual
sereuadel
Aboul 8 o'clock Thursday morning
11 shuck near the IlleoillewiiHt lliver,
a shoit distance helo'V Revelstoke,
was burned to th" ground. The oc-
e ijuiuts, three Cljiuiiuieu, lost all
their effects with the exception of 11
torn cat,
Jun.es Wright, nf Donald, is up.
plyii g nt Ottaivn for a divorce from
his Wife Sarah, whom he miil'l'iuii in
1880. A year later.she eloped with
a liuiii laborer named Super, living
together in Dukutu ami having several children.
In llie expectation of a large volume of water coming tlown the river
this spring tiie C.l'.U. authorities
ar (ilueiiig huge rocks iirouud the
base of the piorsof the bridge aitross
the Columnia at Ruve.stokd, and
otherwise Btreugtheniug it.
The Indians oi Viotoria have been
invited to join the North Americuu
J mil. ns in a grand potlach ou the
Qui-i-l 'n birth ar. Over $10,000, it
is s.dii, will be jiiven away by the
chief and Ins broth rs. Tins will be
t ,e higgi st polluch ever hold in
British Oolninbiu,
On Tlniiu. ay Messrs, R, Marpole,
StiHvart, C,,1,'!, and Griffith, C.E ,
01 ii,,- c.l'.ii., ��ere engaged in ae
uiiiiug ihe point us to where the new
Hoe shall oonneot wiili the main line
ut II ivelstoke atatjou, After con��
,'iJeriible disoussiou :nnl ti'iiuining 11
good distance down the buBb we
believe the point wus nettled,
The \Iineh so -IUB to think ibat the
Revelstoke M'.u; gel- 11 large share
of the Govomun in m|\erii-liig. If
ibis were so -and we heartily wish
11 wi re - ii would go fur to niiow tbo
siiiet iniiiirtialityof theGovorumeul
in noi wiihholiliug work Irom uu In-
n"iii in ent publication at a time
when lbe li ,ii'|'"iiii-'i 1 in niui rs of
lhe 1!-nis,i.- are 111 opposition,
Mossi'h. Arthur Cunningham and
Job 1 Eolstroia, who lm I bucIi a
rough experience oomiug up the
river shortly after Mew i'e ir's aud
were compelled to leave Hiei ��� boat
buried in the snow about fifteen
mileB from here, have built a new
bout and will siiiii for their raocbes
down river iu a low days, They
hope to Und their old boat the same
us tbey left her.
The March number of "TheMonth"
is a great improve ment in uppearanoe
ou lho two preoediug ntiuibers, Thu
letterpress of lin- littlo maga**ino is
beautifully executed, its articles on-
lortttiniug, nnd most ol them instructive, cspeeiully to members of the
Catholic Church, The subscription
piiee is only cl 11 year, nnd tbo 'iii''1
of publication is at St, Louis Coll go,
Now Wislmiie 1 r.
Ari'iiiieiuiii nls lmvo lieeii made by
the O.P.R. for oireulai' trips during
thu coming summer, excursionists
being enabled to go through thu
Kooteuaj c luutry and view tin mu
iiiliecnl scenery ol iho Selkirks, lhc
Columbia and Kooteuuy Rivers with
then concocting likes, uud the Cold
tun .1 Th i-i ute will hi ��� iu Port-
laud, Spokane, V I. un, tl .A i\ ike,
Kamloops, Vauoouvcr, etc
Surveying for the new railway
from Revelstoke to the Arrow Lake
will coin ueoce in earnest ou Monday
morning, wheu Mr Stewart, C.E.,
ai the head of eleven men, will go
iuio camp at the mouth of th - Illea.
cillewaet lliver. about three miles
I) slow here, tli- outfit boing taken
ii wii by boat, The optrati ins ol the
biirvey party will 'Xtou,! two or threo
miles on both -i Is of the camp,
which will be Bhifted as the - :k
proceeds. The survey of tiie thirty*
two miles is expected to occupy fiva
or six we 'ks,
Dav niter ia" the evidence acou��
mulates that tbe "Myrtle Navy" is
(In, people's favorite t ibacco, The
, 1 iu.':d keeps incrsusing, and from
every new circle of consumers who
have boen induced to try it tho evidence is emphatic iu its favor, Its
genuine qualities always hold tho
friends thev have once made. These
qualities will '- kept up to tueir full
Btuudard by the manufacturer.-, of it.
it is to these qualities and the reasonableness of the price that they
attribute tbeir marked success. To
the quality they will adhere at all
cost, and also to tho price if that bo
possible,
Prospectors in the Lardeau havo a
grievance, and 110 doubt u real oue,
They complain of haviug to come to
Eevelstoke, a distance 01 fifty or sixty
miles, to record their claims, which
en'nils a loss of 820 or $30 in expenses and several days' valuable
time, which is considerable, iu viuw
of thc short season they are able to,
do auy prospectiug work. They
thiuk a deputy-recorder should be
unpointed somewhere near Trout
Lake or the east end of the North
West Arm���11 storekeeper or rancher-
who oould do toe work on commission, i'e, haps Mr. Keliio will look
into this matter.
Mr, Jowett, ouo of the deputation
which waited ou Mr. Mara, M.P.,
three weeks ago, lias just received a
letter from that gentleman at Ottawa couuerning the matters discussed
at their interview. He save the
Government has taken steps to bring
theBUbjuot of the Iievelstoke town-
site titles registration belore the Exchequer Court; that tho laud in the
20 uiile oelt will ne at once thrown
opeu ior boinesteuding, but tbis will
not apply to land in any townsite in
that urea; that there will be no difficulty iu obtaining thu laud tor a
cemetery und park ; but he is not
ver.i sanguine regarding the appro,"
priutiou for repairing the banns of
the river.
At the meeting of the Calgary
Presbytery last week it was stated
that live new fields were added during the past six months, there being
27 iu all. There lias been a demand
for four addi'iotittl ordained ministers
ami six siuueuts iu order to seonre
the needed Saiibath au.l week-day
services. The grunts made by tne
Homo .Mission Committee for these
services amounted during the past
year 10 -'O.iJuii. The local interests
were very ourefully considered. Rev.
Mr. Paton was reappointed to tne
ItcvelstoUe field for ine next your,
beginning lst .May; and the Lev,
Mr. Winchester was appointed Chinese missionary for R.itish Columbia, irom 1st April, haviug heads
quarters on the coast.
Under the healing "Bits of Information " the Nelson Miner say.-.:
"A perfect m-ck must nu twice as
long as iis oircumfereuoe." Great
Jehosophut I What a neck I Tho
veriest iii'ie who displays a collar six
iuches high is a loug way irom perfection. i'Uose of us wlio wear lu;i
inch collars would, according to li,e
Mineh, require a neck 66 tuuhes long
in he peiii ol 1 We oau, however,
ousily imagine a Nelsumto imvi.ig
in ar.3 three feet ol niok, i'uuy
. ei in to n .ve iin-k onough for anything down tber , with an amouut uf
uhcek to correspond.   Probaolj the
.\il.si.K sought   lo  eolnioiie llm long
Btretch uf i.e, I. recently displays I by
e rl 0,1 ol its read, tt at the ."ilueull
picnic. Bul 11 neck tuat was ouly
twice its iiiA-ii'iTT. would bu too preposterous to l ue around our streets.
Geo. Roach arrived in Revelstoko
last Tues,my Irum the Upper Arrow
Lake, where he has hen trapping
curing the winter, with only medium
Buccess, He says large numbers uf
Anieiie.n Indians from Colville, in
Washington, have oven un the Lower
Kootenny iiiatrict, aod game beoomi s
very noarco wherever they locate,
ll,, came by boat on the Columbia
I r the first eight miles, but finding
the river obstruct! d by ice bu bad to
aiiainion le-r aud put ou Ins snow-
slni's. He found travelling very
difficult and tedious, on account of
lin   -; ip| J condition ol He: snow. Ho
reports the weather us Inn iug been
extremely mild nil winter, uud ten
or twelve days will probably see tho
last of the suow on tbe level. All
thi randbers down there .uv in good
buulih and anticipate a 1 rosperons
1, The Arrow Likes ana the,
North  West Arm are still uove��4
with ic    ul       oftund in (tie and
tho i      ��� ivateri in iL-.<-
will very soon ua.i.i- [\ gn NEW FLYERS FOR THE OGEA1V.
Two Magnificent Big Ships to be Added to
the Ounard Line-
ll   la  Beported   Thai   Each   iviii  Cost
$110,110(1.
The coning season of the transatlantic
travel pi anises tn be the most notable of all
in the history of neean voyages up to the
present time. Not only will there he a
greater number of vessels in the service than
has before been known, but. ell'orts will probably be made to reduce all previous records.
The two vessels in process of construction for the Cunard Couipany, one ot which
will probably be ready for service (luring
the Summer, will bo more splendid than any
ever seen. Their dimensions are so great
that those not directly versed iu the art of
shipbuilding ami marine engineering would
scarcely lie able in grasp the .subject without an explanation. When the Cities of
Paris and New York, and more recently the
-Majestic and Teutonic appeared on the
Atlantic rnule, il was supposed that the
apex ul engine power and fast steaming had
practically been reached, bnt in this age ot
scieniiiic progress comparatively little is impossible after all.
THESIS AHK  MONSTI'lllS SUM'S.
Tin-new Cunarders are each lobe over
WW feet long and to register 13,500 gross
tens. Tlie engines will be niarvels.anil their
power will be far in excess of anything
afloat, ll is also in tended to have these
ship i outstrip all others engaged in the Atlantic trade iu elegance of equipment.
When the City of Paris broke the record,
covering the distance from Queenstown to
this port in 5 days, 19 hours and 13 minutes,
two years ago, her engines developed about
23,01)11 horse-power, so that to get the odd
hours out of the way a vessel with nearly 3,-
000 tons more weight to carry will require
30,01)0 effective horse power, and it is expected that the twin-screw engines nf these
two new vessels will actually work up to
thai figure.
In 1891 the record was made by the While
Star line Teutonic, which covered the distance from Sandy Hook to Queenstown in 5
days, 12 hours and 3 minutes, steaming in
that time '2,71)0 knots, In order to cover
the distance in five days an average speed of
twenty-three and one-half knots pur hour���
equal tn about twenty-seven land miles will
have m he maintained, It is said that each
of the Cunarders now in process of construction ou the Clyde will cost ��410,000.
Al.l. ITT IN HOOD SHAPE,
During the past two months nearly every
one of the fast ships Ins been overhauled.
Extensive work has been done upon all
and have been put hi first-class condition
preparatory to the commencement of thc
���Spring and Summer voyage?, Already much
booking has been done by the various lines,
and there is every indication that the eastward passenger business this season will surpass that of auy previous year.   Hy Apnl
1 every one of the g-eat ocean flyers will be
running nn its regular trips east and west.
Of lhe total number of vessels that will run
thirty-six may be classed as specially fast,
but of this number there will be only five
contestants for lienors as record makers or
breakers, as far as the New York-Queens-
town voyages arc concerned, The live will
be the City of Paris and City of New York
of the Ionian line, the Teutonic and Majestic of thc While Star line, and the new
Cunarder, and all interest will centre during
the season iu the performance of these grey-,
hounds.
The contestants in other lines will proh-1
ably be confined tn the Fuci-sl Bismarck, |
Normannia, and (lolumbia of the Hiunborg-
American line, and the Havel and Spreo of
the North Gorman Lloyd, in the passage
between Southampton and this port, and !
La Touraine and  La Bourgogno of the
French lino between Havre and Now York.
li is confidently expected in shipping circles that these records will be li wi red ihis
year, perhaps bj thosa ne ihips, as a mini-1
lier of improvements and chiingi s in in i
ii.'ry, screw and draught have Bene I i ted,
The impression thu iucre i fspe i i means
increase of danger lias gradual y fallen away,
The ii ireose ot speed in railways asnotin-
creased the danger of travelling by rail, and
ue good reason prevails why it should
more dangerous to cross the Atlantic in i
fast ship than in a slow me
SLOW SHIPS CAN UK Had.
Many persons, however, prefei   i  -   w
ship from choice, and tor thosi   w
timid tin-re will he plenty it vess
of which, mi'what Is now known   is fast
v"v iges, is over,   Fast ships we
managed co-npati es are sailed
fully as slower and  less  v llll I
peril ips more carefullj, and
iosa of ships has yet  been recoi led v
ins been   i .-��� I ���    strai i lin   ���.
Signs of Advanoing lean,
'��� Do you k   ������ the suresi
old ij"  ' aske I Di   Ree I  i| i
f: ��� ���   '-  .' .'.'������
ti ins in man,' he con
eye, i Jrj pal .. mil n,
of the leg.   All I
���, ae iction  f tli       '      on     ii
��d. ui ing  eai i,   In the matti
the '."��� ��� ��� ' ���'��� i with, "
tin- which i,i,-"- . .'��� mi I a iter, fhe dry
nes.i of the pa
ference with the fund ly, alio
due to the i ition ol the nerves, md the
shrinkage of the leg follows from   -miliar
causes,   In old age, too, .       wmo
iii"ii be imo moro   orpuli ni tl an In tl ������
earlier portion ��� of 11 -ir lives,   Withdrinlc
ing ue-ii t e   . inge ia often prodti led hy tlio
quantity of sac, h ir  ��� . h the    on i one
with their drink, and w ith thoio who do not
drink ii fellow- from othor physioli ���   il
change".   As to the hair hci Ing grey, it
result-, in tho in i i irity ol  in ies, froi
partial closing of tho Lur  oils ind tho reduction ol tho qn ,n':' v of natural 	
matter which tho i using pro lucos,   Wiih
women the dimm i nl  ho i , ��� : otcoma
sn soon as il i io i i men."
The Diumond ��� ittin ���; business is mainly
concentrated in \mstordam and Anl worp,
but diamond mount mi/ is very largely dono
iu London, which Is the oonlro ol tho rl in
mond trade both ill the rough and tho finish-
ed brilliants,
The Swedish Government Is omployinga
novel line fur drunkenness,    It uciislstsln]
confining tho patients and giving thom no
thing Inn broad and wine to subsist, upon.
The result is that the patient loon become!
nauseated and abhors any Intoxicating
liquor, No water is allowed during lho
troatment,
ENGLAND'S PUSS.    SJsPEB,
v Brief Sketch  of tin-   BI. Hon.  li. .1.
Goschen.
IIY HOWAI'.D WAKEKIELO.
In America everybody feels that equality
is not merely a name, and that thc humblest
citizen may aspire to be President; but an
idea prevails that in Kngland class distinctions and "the cold, shade of the aristocracy" prevent those who are born without
social advantages from ever rising to a high
position.   That idea is not altogether correct.   'There is a certain sturdy spirit of
equality in the Anglo-Saxon character, and
there never was a time when England disdained to place her highest public offices in
the hands of men of obscure birth, if they
showed capacity for them.   " Dick Whit-
tinglon, thrice Lord Mayor of London," is
no fable, though the slory is 400 years old.
Cardinal Wolsey, Lord High Chancellor,
was the son of a butcher.  Oliver Cromwell
was the sou of a brewer. The late leader of
the Commons, W. H. Smith, was the son
of a newsagent,   In almost every administration there have been men drawn from the
people, and they have generally held very
Important positions,   The dukes and 1- Is
andhonorables getthe ornamental p- sts but
the places with real power attached io them
aro commonly filled with mere commoner.
who never had a grandfather to speak of.
George Joachim Gosohen, the most distinguished Chancellor of the Exchequer of
modern times, with the exception of Mr.
(Hailstone, and the most influential member of the Salisbury .Ministry next to the
Premier, and the First Lord of the treasury,
i.s a marked instance of a mi Idle-class man
who has risen to a high position. His fUher
was a London Merchant of not great prominence in business and of no social standing
at all, who was commonly supposed to be a
German Jew, though in fact he was English
by birthain, was a Christian, whatever his
progenitors may have been. When young
Goschen was bom, in 1831, to be suspected
of Jewish lineage was a great disadvantage-
No Jew could r-it in either House of Parliament or hold any public ollice under the
Crown, or cuter either of the universities ot
any of the public schools.   Except in business or on the turf, in fact, Jews were excluded from the avenues to  success.   The
elder Goschen boldly sent his son tn Rugby
and to Oxford, and he distinguished himself
to much by his scholarship and his independence of character that lie regained the
respect of all the men of sense among his
fellow-students.   He had to suffer a great
deal of ill-treatment,  nevertheless, on ac.
count of his  Hebrew  physiognomy aud
foreign name. Many of his contemporaries in
public affairs remember one little inciden-
of his life at Rugby, where he was a favorite pupil of Dr. Tait, tbe late Archbishop
of Canterbury.   The students had a very
offensive trick of inventing doggerel rhymes
like this:
1 hail a hit of pork,
I stuck it on a fnrk.
And gavo It to the Jowboj- Jew I
I hud a hit of mutton,
Isl lick it on a button.
-Anil gavo il In the Jew boy, Jew I
1 hail a hit of beef
I stuck ft on a loaf,
Ami guvo it In thc Jew boy, Jew 1
and so en, with tiresome monotony.   Goschen took this very gond teniperedly till one
day a student who was old enough to know
better,  and  whose noble birth gave him
great prominence, went a step too far.   He:
wrole the " pnrk " stanza on a piece of paper, and pinned it up in the pew where Gos-
clicn used to sit in chapel.   The result was
an explosion nf laughter among the students
dining service, and an inquiry on the part
of the head master.   Hector 1'ait was quite
ready to > unish the offender, bin Goschen
begged him not to take any notice nf ihe
affair,   Ho intended to look after that mat- j
tor himself,   II,'sought out bis tormentor
and .-aid tn him; " I wish  you  'n  under-
sian 1 that I am a Christian and so is my
lather, but if I werea Jew 1 would nol be
ashami d ol il md would not  illow you to
insult :n i on i     ml of it,    I don't mind
what tiie young fellows do, be lause they
knew no is for yo        "   At
'  is porn  ' ���  light  .......   md I ie noble
nrd got the .        t hiding lie ever h id in
'".   lb- in i  thi  m inliness ������   -  ike
u   -'���' nd to " ghis pardon
���  ���   ������   ��� - id theU
: ml   friends   afterwards.
. ip| j mix! ire i I goo I temper md
.    ipirit helped     .......        .-���   ,
is helped    him very
.:.   - ini period   I
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in   equal   foi
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h el the high lis! indi
head    f I     I,"   for thi I   London,
II,. ,u om" retired Ir un bu inei ��� an I ties
: m ��� H
fell thickly on him    He ��
in Karl ftossel i m i rl in-
Boai ide  ,nd  m "I" i mem
,nd afti
i fon    oi        ipprontici
ken    to i      ir ol
Duchy of Lawu-sle!     I
it he cu co -i  Mr.
��� II "I '" i formed s |   npin
um nf Iii. talent , espei    ly i
.1      l . i.,       ���
may bo said i��� bo '!"��� fl   '   I'ln (li h   Utos
i , vi.,, regarded
lie poinl oi   inw nf  ii" poople,   Other lin
anciors though I on y of rn    ng the   re ito I
imount of tax illon foi I i -nu on -    ol
govornmonl i bill  Mr   Mel itono non n Ivod
the Idoaof a progroH live uy itom "i ii-iam ���
l,y which oaoh ' e;.r'.i budget, should bo ,,
measure of reform, rolloi Ing tho public Inr
dons and facilitating trado and Industry,
while yot providing all thnroventioroipilrod,
Hi- believed ho had found in   Mr. Go ohi ii
|ust the mini lie wiii'led fo help him in  (his
woi k, and lie Inst, on I nun in  bringing him
In lhe front.    When  ,Mr,   Gladstone came
Into power In IHIID ho gave Mr. Ooiohon one
high nlliee in his Catmint after another, and
Identified bun as closely as possible  with
himself in his financial schemes, and he soon
bad his reward. The Ministry were defeated in 1874, and a general election followed. There was a strong reaction against
the Liberal party, especially in London,
where the Conservatives carried every seat
but one. The solitary Liberal member for
what bad formerly been a Liberal stronghold was .Mr. tloschcn. Probably no other
man could have saved his party from utter
extinction in the city at that crisis.
lieing now out of ollice he turned his attention to what may be called financial diplomacy. At that lime Egypt was over head
and ears in debt to French aud English capitalists, and the affairs of tliecountry were in
such a horrible muddle that the interest was
unpaid, and the principal was in danger,
notwithstanding that thc unhappy Egyptians
were ground to the very earth by taxation.
Mr. Gosohen went to Cairo as delegate for
the British bondholders and speedily devised a scheme by which the Khedive was enabled to pay his debts, while the crushing
burdens of his people were greatly relieved,
It was a brilliant stroke of financial skill,
and, as it touched the pockets of many thousands of very influential people in England,
it doubled Mr. Goschcn's reputation and
gave him a great ciaini on public gratitude
Before this .Mr, Goschen had given a very
striking instance of the old spirit of independence which be showed at school and
college. Finding that bis Beat as member
for the city of London was not altogether
comfortable and that his constituents were
inclined to grumble at some of his doings,
ho boldly faced the situation, wrote a strong
letter, and retired from the seat at the first
opportunity. The electors of Ripon, in
Yorkshire, returned him witlinul difficulty,
and he afterward was elected for Edinburgh,
being one of the few men who ever sat in
Parliament for both the English and the
Scottish capital.
In 1SS0 came his memorable quarrel
with Mr. Gladstone on the home rule
question. Ol all the politicians who severed themselves from Mr. Gladstone at
that time and formed the Liberal-Unionist
party the two who incurred the bitterest
displeasure of their former chief were
his ex-colleagues. Sir George Trevelyan
and Mr. Goschen. The Grand Old Man
was besides himself with rage when he
beard of their detections, and he not only
covered them with abuse in terms quite
unworthy of him, but he took measures
for driving them both out of public life.
Both were defeated at the polls, and Sir
George Trevelyan's courage gave way.
Ho cried peccavi and returned to the
Gladstonian fold, Mr. Gosohen look a
very different course. He easily got another scat, and at once beanie one of Mr.
Gladstone's most formidable antagonists.
He made him bitterly rue the day when
he called him a " Tory," and tried to expel him from politics. He furnished the
Unionist party with just what they stood
most in need of, an aide financier, and to
crown his vengeance on Mr. Gladstone, he
stepped into the position that great man used
to fill. He became Chancellor of the Exchequer in Lord Salisbury's Ministry and
contributed incalculably to their Buccess by
a succession of brilliant budgets, lowering
the taxation, paying off largo sums of national dcbt,abolishing vexatious imposts,and
yet always having handsome surplus. In
short, he has carried out in (ive years measures which Mr. Gladstone never hoped to
be able to carry in double the time. The
greatest of bis exploits undoubtedly, and one
by which he will be longest remembered, is
the reduction of the rate of interest on consols trom 3 per cent to 2 1-2 per cent, tt measure which gave a great stimulus to industry
and commence both by cheapening money
and by checking the tendency lo hoard up
money unprodiietivcly.
This and oilier such startling strides
ahead, however, have made Mr. Goschen
very unpopular wiih the Conservatives;
a,id when ihe other day there was a talk of
his being made First Lord of the Treasury
in succession to Mr, Smith, there was very
nearly revolt in the party. To tell the
truth, Mr. Goschen is not liked, No one
can deny his ability or his many valuable
q ... : .,- ; but he is lacking in that rare
faculty of conciliation, which made Mr.
Smith so powerful, and equally so in that
lofty courtesy and chivalrous unselfishness
which has made Mr. Balfour beloved even
by his hottest political foes. Willi all his
intelle I and all his versatility, Mr. Gosohen
has never succeeded in becoming quite a
gentleman, and that will probably stand in
the way of his ever attaining the highest
posit "ii- of all.
Vet he has a very agreeable society side,
��� ere is no jnIher felInw in congenial
company, The place to sec Mr. Gnschcn at
��� is at one of Augustus Harris'supper
, Ii:ni", Lane Theator, where the
I men and the prettiest women in
ire gal  1  round the festive
iting I       hoicesl fund and drink-
vii -. and bringing out their
��� o . for i|,,. general  de-
i ���  ithoChai Hor
,  mi,,I,- Jewish  looking
ixty fault     ly dressed, with
irdei lm  i, ittonhole and  a
.,',������.. lllglie   11   his hand,   his
.   ' -. inkle   and his  eyes
.���. iming wil i -' ', ne ii1, lei  himself oul
; ' ndsand makes ipeoohos
in a roai     " Work   hard
otto,   Ily  following
it strictly hi in -nil; and will
pli ,    ��� ,'  ioi nine behind
him, there ��� n i he i big a space  he
An Interesting folio.
���  i' Iii, which British
I pro  . ���    to sei 'I io ih" world's
ol  thc .. i H i i  in H iy
Heaver,   ������ inch was
raters of lho
i'l ' "I,       I     o. I'l
. i    ,;,       Willi il i IIO '  on
, mi oi ibo It twnl
ranee to \ mcoiivi
,. i .      '.    . ,   igrouudan   i       loi
I  in      I I - 10 ii      ll
i mn      ist and   m	
(h ol il," wheolhoiiso
and li a ,;, n ������ in tin to ho -.- wh il lho
vessel WHS I ho Vrock Ml llll raised nil ily
and I,,, ipoi toil, li is prop , od lo oxhlbil
ii ,ii'n,,' ii h iho in idols of llm I ito i' A : in
l a greyhoui il i, moh as the Vlajc itic mil
be i il, "i I'iin
An Italian publisher got tin- opinions nl
Kill anlers and Bcliola s as to wlm nre lhc
best authors,    The  replies  placed   Ihnvin
at ih�� head nf foreign writers, Shakespeare
next, with Schiller, Gootlio and Humboldt
following.
JOTTINGS ffiOM ALL CLIMES.
Tlie children of the rich should be taught
that tlie children ot the poor will be their
equals at least in the next world.
An Euglisn lady who died not inng since
is said to have left money to pay for sprinkling Tower Hill, London, daily with ashes
and gravel, so as to mitigate its slippery
condition for the benefit of horses heavily
loaded.
Tho telephone is making the ladies of
Honolulu stouter. They used to dn their
own shopping, marketing, ke. Now they
send their orders by telephone, and the lack
nf exercise has caused an accumulation of
flesh.
Lepers in India were treated with shocking inhumanity before Christianity entered
that country. Many of them were buried
alive. Tlie English rulers have put a stop
to this custom, and for fourteen yean there
has been a special Christian mission to the
135,000 lepers in India.
Formerly the City of London ended at
Ludgatc, and what i.s now Fleet-street was
" the liberty or freedom thereof." The division from Westminster was by posts and
rails, a chain and Temple Bar. This Bar
gave place to a house of timber, which remained until after the Great Fire.
Prince Victor Emanuel, heir to the Italian
crown, is one of the handsomest and most
accomplished men ot bis station in lifo. Although near 30 years of ago and whlely
traveled, he is yet unmarried. He is liberal
in his political views, versed in several languages, amiable and intellectual and generally and justly beloved.
A Thoughtful Friend���Mother: " That is
a beautiful piece of bronze you havo selected
for Miss Bangup's wedding present; but
why do you leave on the pricemark ?"
Daughter: " The bronze is vory heavy and
1 do not want the dear girl to injure herself
carrying it around the stores to find out
what it cost."
Among the institutions of Fleet street,
London, has now to be added a "Ladies'
Club," which was formally inaugurated recently byau "At Home." It is intended for
the use of women who follow the profession
of journalism, whoso numbers may now be
reckoned by hundreds. The name under
which it is to be kuown is the "Writer's
Club."
Miss Eleanor Ormerod is the most distinguished entomologist of England. Her first
object in taking up the science was lo save
the farmers' grain from destruction, and iu
order lo render herself familiar with the
habits of insect life, she. often spends hours
stretched upon the ground studying tbem.
She has been appointed Consulting Entomologist to the Royal British Agricultural
Society.
Thc lobster dreads thunder and when the
peals are very loud numbers of them drop
theirclaws and swim away for deeper water.
Any great fright may also induce them to
drop their claws. But new claws begin at
once to grow, and in a short time are as
large as the old ones, and covered with hard
sheila. The lobster often drops its shell,
when it hides until the new shell is hard
enough to protect it.
Goswell-road, Clerkenwcll, has the reputation of being the worst thoroughfare in
London for travelling. In some parts of the
road the stones at the sides of the tram liues
have sunk several inches, thereby causing
vehicles to skid to such an alarming extent
that it is a wonder they are not overturned.
A number of persons who used to ride to
the City now walk, on account of the risk
involved.
Tho King of Siam has recently prescribed
a rigorous test for those of his subjects who
claim to be endowed with the mantle of prophecy. An enactment has now been made
providing that no prophet shall be entitled
to public confidence unless he has the gift of
sill inn unharmed in the midst of a sea-coal
lire for tho space of at least half an hour.
Sir John Everett Millais, the groat painter, is never so happy as when sketching from
nature in Scotland. Seated beside somo
wimpling burn, with an old pipe iu bis
mouth, he will work all day without troubling about fond. He long ago learned the
art of painting ill the rain. An artist, who
painted with him for two seasons, says that
lliey sat in their wet clothes, drenched by
the thick Scotch mist, day after day, wholly engrossed in reproducing the greens and
browns of mosses, and the greys and reds of
trees.
It is said that the old black overcoat of
the Gorman army will shortly be abolished.
Experiments have been made with various
regiments during the last twelve months
wiih overcoats of various shades of grey
which have led tn the conclusion thai light
grey is thn colour least, distinguishable at a
distance, and therefore best adapted fur
wear in view of tho use of smokeless
powder,
The rate of travel nf thunderstorms has
been studied by Horr Sohrunruok from the
record nf li:',* hucIi storms In llussiii in 1S88.
The velocity is found to have varied from l.'l
lc 50 milos an hour, with a mean of 118,0
miles mi hour in the hot season and increasing tu 3'2 miles an hour in the cold season.
It was least in lho early morning, increasing
In a maximum between II nnd III p. in.   The
storms travelled most quickly from south-
wesl, wesl, and north West.
Mr, Bi'.nnle" Matthews, in a recent number of Th i'n nwpolilan, alludes in glowing
terms lo tho now Illustrated edition uf /!��*���
IIur as nne of the must sumptuous works
lately issued from the press, and calls attention to the ourlous fact that Senator Gunk-
ling, us well as General Garliehl, found
groat satisfaction in Lew Wallace's inastor-
| ic.    Mr, Coilkllllg'S favorite reading was
Shakospcaro; Onlda gave him great pleasure, and he was especial'v delighted wiih
Hen Uur,   Everybody knows, hy-the-way,
lb,,I lhe now edilinn of Ibis world-funu-il
work Is named for General Garliehl, a fuc
��� nml,' ol whose complimentary letter to lhc
author is glvi n in tho hook,
Th,' horse of Osman Pasha, who was captured in llie bttltlo nf Plevna, died recently
in ih, tables of lho Officers' School of 8l,
Petersburg, An agon I of a wealthy Yankee
i um' (liuti ly appoarod boforo tho suporiu-
inid, ni of tho school and offorod 2,000 rubles
for the care iss, Ilis object wus to stiill out
the bide and put ii on exhibition In one of
tho groat Vankeeshows, Tho superintend-
cut politely declined thunder, but Ineagenl
thought thai tho pice ho had offered was
nol high onotlgh, and ho trailed fur the relic
with persistence At last the superintend.
enl Was compelled 10 turn him mil in a rude
manner, because the Yankee agent could
not or would not understand the nigh-mind-
nil reasons nf the official who refused to sell
tho carcass of the horse."
M. Carnot's term as President of France
will expire in December, 18114, and the
rumor is alreay going about that he does not
wish to bo re-elected.
A new diamond is being ont in Antwerp
said to be the largest ever found in Africa.
It weighs 400 carats, and v. lien it is finished
it will be reduced one half.
There are to-day 12,04" Jesuits. In ths
United States there are 504 in Maryland,
403 in Missouri, and 193 in New Orleans.
There will probably be another Bowdoin
Colleee expedition to Labrador next sinner,
when more extensive explorations will be
made than on the first trip.
The excavations at Troy which were being
prosecuted with such vigor by Prof. Schlie-
inann at the time of bis death are being carried on by Mine. Scliliemann.
The importance of the nitrate beds of
Chile is shown from the fact that the output
last year was valued at ��30,000,000.
The first electric railway in Russia is to
be constructed in Kiel, a oity of about 130,-
000 inhabitants, on the River Dnieper.
There is a bill before the French Legislature to enlarge the {resent divorce law.
It proposes to turn "separation decrees"
into obligatory divorces, instead of optional
divorces, three years after an upplicatioi
for such conversion.
Since the lire at lbe Benedictine monastery it has been revealed that almost 30 por
cent, of all the benediotine browed is consumed in Finland by about 100,000 people.
It is the national drink. It is drank ii
tumblers, three or four young men not
thinking anything of cot; ''lining a couple of
of bottles.
A company lias been formed in llio Janeiro, with a capital of $50,000,000, to explore
and develop thc natural resources of tho
Amazon. Colonies are to be established
and means provided for reaching a market
for a region heretofore practically unexplored.
It is Baid thai a syndicate of Swiss and
English capitalists has been formed to utilize
a part of the falls of the Rhine at Lauffen-
burg fur thc generation of electric energy.
The water will be led to turbine wheels aud
7,000 horse power will be developed.
The discovery of gold has been a great
thing for the Honi negroes on tbe Maroni
River in French Guiana, Tbey were terribly
poor before the placer mines were discovered
in 1888. Since then they have been getting
rich in the transport service. They carry all
freight around the rapids to the placer diggings at the onormoUB charge of 110 francos
a barrel. Owing to their curious method of
computing barrels they greatly increase
their earnings. Each box is a barrel, Eack
man iB a barrel. Demijohns and hand bags
arc barrels. Thus tbey get about $200 a
ton for carrying frieght a distance of 180
miles, which is much higher than the rates
on the Congo. The miners say that ��60,000
has been distributed in the past two years
ill tho shape ot 5 franc pieces or native gold
among the Bonis.
Slovo of Kiev reports some curious instances of popular doctoring in south Russia. The rural dentist places his patient
upon a little stool and examines him. If ai
upper tooth is to be pulled he performs the
operation with a simple pair of tongs like
that uted by cobbler. But if a luwer tooth
is to he extracted the operation is more
complicated. The tooth is tied very skilfully with a violin siring. The oilier end of
tbe string is fastened to a hook iu the ceiling, Then the stool is removed with a jerk
from beneath the patient, who falls, his
tooth remaining on the siting, sometimes
with tho flesh around it. Intermittent fever
i.s cured either by live frogs or by fright.
When the sickness breaks out the patient is
made to carry about biin as ninny live frogs
as can be put in Ins ololhos. If lhat treatment does not help the patient his fellow
villagers try to frighten him. The most
popular method of doing that is known by
tho name of Likeniye, A crowd of men and
women come into tlio house and raise a quarrel with the patient. They treat him to
tbe loudest and must offensive terms of reproach. That naturally irritates bim, and
be answers in similar terms. The crowd
takes offence at his rude expressions and resolves to lynch him. A rope iB put around
his neck and he is dragged about until he is
insensible on account of fright.
Practical Difficulties of teat Train Speed.
First nf all, we must know how snot, after
receiving warning of danger, a train of 3,r)0
tons, running a mile in 3H seoonds, can be
stopped, it is estimated that if running at
00 miles per hour, with the full braking
weight nf ihe train utilized, and the rails in
Ve. must favorable condition, Ihis train
could be hroilgb to a lull stop in 000 feet;
at SU miles per hour, in 1,000 feot j at 90
miles per hour, -n 2,025 feet ; an 1, finally,
al 11)11 miles p r. uur, in 2,500 leet.   These
figures at on, 'nblisli the (act that under
ihe best possible conditions the track must
ho kept clear of all obstruction for at least
2,500 feet in advimc - of a train running at
tbe highest limit ; bit wo must estimate
the clearance for the worst conditions, such
as slippery ruila, foggy weather, and unfavorable grades; the personal equation of
tlie otlgineinan must also be considered in
u train covering 145 feet each second.
Would it be too much to ask that tho en-
gineman receive his warning three-quarters
of a milo before he must ball?
The difficulties of arranging for the passage of trains of this character arc manifest)
we are nut speaking of special trains, but
rather of regular trains, running as frequently as may be desired. It should be remembered thai, in u two-hour run, the fastest
trains of to-day would require a leeway of
uu hour, and slower oner, would have to
atari proportionately earlier, or be passed
on the way,
The moat Improved forms of signalling
and interl.icking, be tbey mechanical, pneumatic, electric, automatic, or otherwise,
which are so necessary to the safe movement
of passenger trains, may be introduced, but
cannot bo placed nearer together than three
quarters of n mile. The very presence of
these signals, while giving the maximum
safety, has in practice made prompt movement more difficult, This state of affairs
would point to the necessity for an increase
iu the number of tracks, bo that passenger
trams could be grouped on the basis of
speed just as it has been found already necessary, on crowded lines, to separate the
freight traffic from thc passenger,���[From
"Speed in Locomotives,' 1
aiuu-ni itiiiij.
A Thrilling Slur} ofttU Indian Oullireak.
" Yes, boys, they've left the Reservation
and are killing and scalping ter beat thunder,   I mot a scout terday, over in the Big
Coolies, an' be posted me."
" How many are thar of e'm, Jack?"
" Wal, as near as he could tell, thar was
somewhars erbout thirty er thirty-five."
" How are tbey off fer shooting irons? or
didn'tyor find out?1'
" 1 should say they was all heeled fer
keeps. The scout told mo that tbey all had
Winchesters, an a hull lot of 'em had six-
shootors as woll. .'Vmi now, boys, we've
got ter ride like sin tcr-morrow, an' gether
in all the critters, an' push 'em over into
the Deep Creek country for safety. I am
hardly think the reds will navigate that
way. So here's fer a smoke, and then bed."
The speaker, liig Jack Burns, foreman of
the i. C. Horse Outfit, leisurely produced
pipe and tobacco as coolly as if the murderous Apaches weie a thousand mile9uway
instead of thirty.
Wo were only seven men, counting the
Mexican conk, in the dug-out attached to
attached to the corral, and were employes
of the big I, C. Company; and woll we knew
what an Apache outbreak meant, for we all
had suffered mure or less from their cruel
raids. But we had been intrusted with the
horses, and we intended, if it were possible
for human power to keep them nut of the
clutches of the redskins, to do so ; for we
had all received many little kindnesses from
the company, and fromthe highest to the
lowest there was muiiul good-will, and
friendly feeling,���very different from some
outfits, who treat their vaqueros with far
less consideration than they do their horses
���r cattle.
" Jinimic, did yer go down to the Cactus
Ranch fer the six-shooter cartridges ?"
" Yes, bet I did, an' gol purly close tera
thousand rounds."
" Tbet's kind er comforting. Did yer bear
tell of any news down thar'("
" Nothing pertioler. They was a-talkin'
erbout thel thar settlor, over on Antelope
Flat; they allowed thet if trouble come with
'.lie reds, he would be in a purty tough place.
Specially as ho are a tenderfoot. I'd hate
tor see anything happen ter 'cm. I passed
tear the other day, and bis leetle gal come
���ut, and says, sorter anxious like:
" ' Mister, hev you got a leetle gal ?'
" So 1 says,' No, little sissy, 1 hain't.'
" ' Nor nn little boys ?' says she.
" ' Nary one,' says I, and I told her thet
she war the fust leetle un I'd seen fer many
a day, an' we had quite a leetle confab, an'
then her mother conic out, an' she war a
very pleasant lady, she war, an' she said
she allowed ihet the leetle un war lonesome
for other leetle uns ter play with. They've
got a right young baby thar, too, but the
leetle gal says that baby can't do nothing
but sleep, an laugh, au'���
"Hark ! listen, men, listen I" and in a
second big Jack had pushed open the door,
and was looking intently out over the moonlit prairie.
" What is it, Jack ?" asked the hoys, as
they gathered outside.
" Did yer hear shooting?"
" No, but thar'sa shod boss a-cominglike
blazes."
Yes, the thud, thud, thud, of ironshod
hoofs were now plainly heard, and away
out a faint glimmer of dust could be discerned.
"Boys, I'm afeared eliet thar's trouble
nomewnars," continued Jack.
" Wal, jedging from the way thet boss is
a-hitling thc trail, we can mighty soon tell
now," said Hank Shover.
And soon the sight that greeted our eyes
showed us that there was trouble somswhore
���for out of the dust aud glimmer sprang a
powerful while mare, while on her back,
securely tied to the heavy frontier saddle,
was the new settlor's " leetle gal."
With astonished and anxious faces, we
sprang to the mare's side, and lifted the
little maid out of lhe saddle ; and big Jack
carried her tenderly into tho dug-out, while
witli wondering faces the rest of us quietly
followed.
"Please, Mr. Big Jack, I've brought a
letter from pap."
" A letter, child I you've brought a letter twenty miles for me I what in the name
o' the Great Medicine war yer dad a thiukin'
erbout ter send a baby like you with ';'
" 1 don't know, please, Mr, Big Jack,
perhaps he's hurt, 'cause his eyes were wet
and mamma was crying. Then papa wrote a
letter and put me on old Nan ami told me
to keep on the wagon trail till 1 gol to the
lone tree, and then head for the Black Canon, and he gave me a switch to beat old Xan,
'cause he said if Nan didn't run good, Baby
Frank would never laugh any more,���and
that would bo awful. .Sn I beat her all the
way, and came drefl'ulqulok,"���and judging
from the mare's heaving sides, lhe littie one
had ridden hor for all she was worth,
" Wal, give me tber letter, leetle un, an'
we'll mighty soon see what's wanted."
Tilt lei ter had been securely fastened to
the little ones dress, but it was soon in
Jack's hands.
"Sissy, don't yer feel like oath)' a bite of
grub aim ilrinklu'u cup of coffee '.'"
" No, thank you, sir, but 1 am sleepy, and
very tired, and���"
" Juan, keep''ic child sort of amused fer
a miuit, an' boys, come" ; and big Jack led
the way to the far end of the room.
" Boys, here'B the deuce lor pay." In a
low voice, be read the loiter i
" To the bnysat theSloao Corral : I wa
out on the ridge at the back of my shanty,
and not over twenty miles away I saw a big
hand of Apaches coming. Thoy will be here
inside nf throo hours. My litlle girl is a
good rider, and the mare is sure-footed and
fast, so I send this by her, asking you tor
aid,   .May God guide her to you.
" If you cannot help us our doom is sealed. My relatives live in L���, Michigan :
write to thom in regard to my little daughter.
" Hoping and praying you are in sufficient
force to aid us. FRANK Stanton.
" God knows I would not want help for
myself, bin, think nf my wile and baby.'1
Tears Wore ill 0111 eyes, us lack finished
the short and rather Incoherent letter: and
Hen good heavens to think that we were
ouly seven In all I
" (I boys, if we were only a few mure I"
" What can wo do, Jack ?
" Wal, I'm afoarod if we tried tor git help
from the Cactus Ranch it would he loo
laii-."
" Do the lotto gall know the trouble I"
" No."
" Wal, lot's ask ber ef her dad hev not
shunting Irons,"
" Sissy, did yer pup hev guiiB, and things
ter home ter shoot jack-rabbits with J"
" yes, sir, lie's got a shotgun, and he
bought a nice rifie that shoots without loading, and please, Mr. Big Jack, can I go to
bed?   I'm so tired."
" Jiniinc, put the leetle un io your bunk,
an'you kin' turn in with me if we get's time
ter sleep."
" But Jack hain't we ergoin' ter try an'
help 'em somehow ?"
" God knows I wish we could. But we
have ter leave one man with the hosses, un
what arc six agin a crowd !"
And truly il looked hopeless,���but 0, to
think of the fate of that gentle mother and
tender babe I
" Boys, this is maddening. We must do
somethin',"
Jimmehadby this time fixed the bunk
and taken off the child's shoes.   " Andnow
dearie, pile in, an' take a real good snooze."
"But, Mr. Jinimie, you must hear me
say my prayers first."
If a shell bad come crashing into the dugout it could not have created more astonishment than the simple request of the child.
Quick-witted Jimmie had however pulled
himself together quicker than a HaBh, and
before the child noticed the astonished and
confused looks, be bud carefully spread a
bearskin tin the dirt floor, and gently as ber
own mother bade ber "say her prayers."
The beautiful Lord's Prayer was repeated
in the clear childish voice, and then came,
" And please, my Heavenly Father, bless
my own dear papa and mamma, and little
baby brother, and Mr, Big Jack, and all
the boys at the Stone Corral."
Starting up and drawing the back of his
hand hastily across bis eyes, and endeavoring to steady his voice, big Jack said:
"Jimmie, you an' Juan stay an' tend ter
the leetle un. We uns are ergoin' to help
the folk."
Crash, and the dug-out door flew open,
and five determined men���yes, men in every
sense of the word that night���rushed to the
corral, buckling on lbe heavy six-shooters
aa they ran.
"Take the black."
"You take the sorrel."
" No, he had a lung day's ride already."
"How's ther blue roan?"
" He's fresh."
" Be sure an' all get fresh horses, boys ;
God knows we'll need 'em bad enough.
" I'm taking the blazed face bay.'.
" Better not���he's stiff in the shoulder."
"Pinto is fresh."
The heavy stock saddles are slapped on,
and muscular arms tug and tug at the long
latigo straps, until the chinchas seem as if
they would cut through hair and hide, so,
tight are they.
" Be sure and cinch 'em well, boys, we
can't stop to tighten 'em after we get started."
" Ay, ay,yer kin bet on us, Jack."
"Are yer all OK?"
"You bet."
"Then head for the Baldy Mountain an'
if ever you spurred, spur this night."
Out and away, leaning low, until our
breasts almost rested on the saddle horn,
and with spurs tightly pressed against our
brcuchos' sides, we swept swiftly away
from the Stone corral. Big Jack was on the
left and a little in the lead; and as we
rushed over a low sand ridge. I saw him
and his horse showing dark aud clearly cut
against the sky. He waB riding his best this
night, and his blueroan was stretching himself like a thoroughbred.
On and on, with a rushing noise, like the
sound of great wings now a sharp ejaculation or a smothered oatli from somebody
as his horse made a stumble, and now pushing silently on, cutting the cool night wind
like arrows���and yet, dear heaven, we may
be too late!
" Pull er leetle to the left, boys ; we kin
make belter running."
Running! they are running like racers
now ; bul can they keep it up for twenty
miles over the sandy, heavy ground ?
But there were no signs of weakening yet,
and at every lift of the steed they plunged
forward like frightened deer.
And now we came to a long stretch
covered with loose and jagged granite ; at
any other time we wonl.1 have pulled upand
carfully picked our way over. But to-night
the stake we were riding for was far loo
preoious to care for horse-flesh, or even our
own necks; so with slightly tightened reins
and only our toes resting in the broad stirrups, we pushed madly across, the sparks
Hashing as the iron shoes clashed against the
rough rock. Across at last, thank God.and
once more on the smooth plain, our gallant
cayuses, with ears well forward, and distended nostrils, were stretching themselves and
throwing dust like hemes.
Rising abend of us and looking almost like
a small cloud was the "lone tree."
"Half way, boys!"
"Thank heaven ter that; but do yer
s'pose the cayuses kin keep his gait and git
thar!"
Xo answer to that question: we a'! feared
that the brave brutes would drop, and���but,
dear heaven help us, we must get there, to
save the mother and babe, or die trying.
With a slight swerve we passed the lone,
tree, looking Strangely weird us it stood all
all alone, like some gigantic sentiniil keeping watch and ward over the plain below.
Toiling over more sand ridges, the horses
wore breathing hard and running heavily;
but still doing very little stumbling,
Out of the sand and up the rim rock we
tried a spurt, but the jaded animals were
doing their best, and the steel failed to get
an extra jump out of tbem. Another mile
would bring us to a point where we would
be able if it were daylight to see the settler's
cabin.
Through a long sag, then a dry creek bed;
crashing through the stunted willows that
lined its banks, we breasted the slight ascent, and in another minute Were on the
summit, Wc involuntarily checked our
panting horses, and a thrill of horror ran
through us as we saw a bright glare of light
ahead.
"Ton late, too late, boys! The reds
have gol 'cm." Jack's voice sounded almost
Ilk,-a .roan.
" II uv far arc we from the place?"
" Erbout lhc miles 'round by the wagon
road, but we kin lead our horses down the
deer trail, and git thar in two."
'Then let's follow the deer trail; wo
may vn be in lime ter help 'em some way."
Leading our staggering, trembling horses,
we cautiously crept down the precipitous
trail, a. : moutltlng, headed straight lor ihe
glare, which ci en iu the valley could be distinctly seen,
N'obnily now remembered that we wen-
only live tn thirty, and, goaded and cut by
the spurs, the cayuses carried us rapidly
over the ground.
When wilhin half a mile we halted in the
shadow of some overhanging rocks, while
Hank cautiously crawled up, and out on a
projecting shelf to reconnoitre, for if the
Apaches had any scouts thrown out wc
should have to be careful, as our only
chance of success was to surprise them.
While wc were waiting we carefully examined our six-shooters, and in another
minute, to our great joy, Hank was telling
us that the barn was on lire, but the dwelling-house was still intact, and that he could
distinctly hear the crack of rifles showing us
plainly that the brave settle wr.s still defending his loved ones.
"Now, boys, here's tber best plan I kin
think on���I hain't extra much of a gineral,
but I hev an idea thct it's tho best way fer
us ter do. We'll lead our critters down this
gully till we git ter thet scrub brush���wc
kin lo thet without the reds ketching on
ter us���then we'll mount. Yer see by that
time the cayuses will be gitting their wind
purty well. Then we'll ride right square
down on 'em, yelling like fury, an' wliarcve
a red gits up we'll down bim. Then if they
make it too hot for us, we'll dodge inter the
cabin."
"An' what then, Jack?"
" Wal, we'll Boater help the settler to
hold the fort. Anyway we kin keep 'em
from setting the shanty afire, 'till the cavary
comes. By this lime the trnops must be on
the trail an' after 'em red hot. They can't
be a great ways off, nohow."
Silently as spectres then we led our horses
down the gully, carefully avoiding the rocks
that here and there cropped out through
the sand. Reaching the scrub willows, we
found ourselves within .'100 yards of the
house, and perhaps about 400 Irom the burning barn.
Climbing quietly into our saddles, we
bent low to keep out of the glare, and Jack
whispered, " Are yer all ready ?"
" Yes," whispered back, and we pressed
our sombreros tightly down on our heads.
With a rush and a crash wc tore through
the brush and rode at full speed ou into the
clearing, now almost as light as day, for the
big, heavy barn timbers were burning clearly and steadily. Across we went, our excited animals plunging and leaping like
panthers, but still no Indians.
Past the house and within a few yards of
the burning barn we pulled up. The silence
confused us. Were we too late after all?
Mechanically we closed up���a fatal move,
for with unearthly yells and blood-curdling
whoops, the Indians, from a low sag in the
groiiiit' on the left, sent a murderous volley
crashing into our midst.
Down went our brave horses, and down
went their riders. Four of us scrambled to
our feet as we cleared ourselves from the
stirrup leathers, only to throw ourselves behind our lead-riddled, dying animals just in
time to save ourselves; for again the villains
poured their lead into us -this time, thank
heaven, doing us no harm.
Using our horses for breastworks, we tried
to return their fire, but they were effectually
concealed,
"Anybody hit-"
"Yes, I saw Hank throw up his hands and
fall facedown."
"Boys, we've got ter get out of this or
they'll surround us sure."
"Kin wc make a break for the cabin?"
"I think wo might manage to crawl thar,
by kinder keeping the horses between us and
the red cusses."
"Hark, somebody is hollering!"
Looking over our shoulders, we saw that
the door of the shanty was partly open, and
the settler vigorously beckoning to us.
"We must try an' see if poor Hank is
clean done fer, fust."
One of the boys crawled cautiously around
to the deed horse and fallen rider, and returning in the same manner, whispered sorrowfully that " poor Hank lied passed in
his checks."
" Now, boys, we'll make a run fer it,���
sloop low," and with a spring, away we
rushed for the door.
Another stream of lead whistled by ub,
but nobody fell, and in another second, we
were inside lbe heavy door, and helping the
1 settler barricade il.
"I heard you when you charged by,
men, but it took nie some time to open the
door, as I bad a bull lot of things piled agin
it."
" Are ye all safe so far, Stanton ?"
" Yes, thank God. My wife is guarding
the back of the house, and I'm watching
this part. What we feared most is that
they will fire the place, like they did tho
barn. My little daughter reached you safely, did she?"
" Yes, and is staying in the dug-out r.t
the corral. We left two of thc boys with
her."
" Now, men, I'll show you the loop-holes
In the logs, and I'll go and tell the wife 'he
little one is safe."
Hour after hour wo strained our eyes,
peering through the loop-holes trying to
calch sight of the redskins, But they were
very wary and seemed to have a wholesome
dread of venturing into the firelit space in
the front of the house.
Presently Stanton came quietly in and
said, " Boys there's something going on at
the back that I don't understand,"
Leaving one man in the front room, we repaired with him to the room in the rear of
the building,
J,*.ck pressed bis face close lo a loophole
ami stared steadily out iu the darkness,
Suddenly be stepped buck and pulling his
six-shooter, pointed il through the loophole and Area,
A wild yell of rage answered the shot.
" Aha, I thought I could fetch bim. 1
saw him crawling up, au' hod a burning
stick under his blanket. I guess he won't
niirn no more shanties. Give mo a chaw of
terbacker, somebody ?"
And now we saw a faint streak of dawn
in the east, and sonn the sun was gilding
the distant Baldy Mountain, and���what to
us was a far more welcome sight still���was
glistening on tho scabbards and accoutrements of a company of Uncle Sam's boys as
lliey came through thu pass ut a sharp
trot.
The barricaded door w��ij quickly thrown
open, and rushing on. ' -,w the Indians
iu full retreat a mile ,, n the mesa,
Judging from their bask, ., ,y must have
seen the cavalry, for they were pushing their
ponies.
The cavalry had akin caught sight of them,
for they were coming like the wind, and as
lliey swept by, in suite of our weariness and
grief at the loss ni our purd, wo cheered
ihem until we wi re hoarse,
The next day we oblaincd horses, and
safely escorted the settler and bis wifo and
baby to the Cactus i lunch.
OR THE LADIES.
Love's Pleasure House.
I.ovo built fer himself a Pleasure Houso-
A Pleasure House fair to seo -
The roof was gold, and the walls thereof
Were delicate ivory.
Violet crystal tlio windows were,
All gloaming nnd fair to sec���
Pjllars of rnsc-stained marble nphoro
The house where men longed to bo.
Violet, gold, and white and rose,
The Pleasure Ilnuso fair to see���
Did show to all, anil they gave Lovo thanks
For work of such mastery.
Love turned away from his Pleasure House
And stood hy thc salt, deen senile looked therein, and lie Hung -.heroin
Of his treasure the only key.
Now never a man t ill I hue be dono
That Pleasure House fair to seo
Shall llll wiih musieiinil merriment
Or praise it on bended knee.
Pllll.il- HllUIIKF. "Vf.UtSTON*.
.Eternal Vigilance in Mending-
I once knew a large family of romping
girls and boys who always looked neat and
tidy, although, as I happened to know, they
did not have half as many new clothes as a
neighboring family who were iu rags half
the time. I asked the mother of the tidy
children's garments always neatly mended.
She replied, that aside from her regular
weekly mending siie went every night after
her children were in bed and looked their
clothing over, and if there were any torn
places in any garment it was mended then ;
if a button was oil, it was replaced by another : if a stocking had begun to be " holy,"
it was immediately treated. It made mc
tired (I don't mean to be slangy) when I
thought of that mother's nightly round
among her children. Their clothes were
common, sometimes almost mean, and without any frills or furbelows; for this sensible
housewife preferred that they should be
plain and mended rather than rullled and
ragged.
The policy of this wise mother is applicable in other ways. How soon a building
becomes dilapidated if one is not constantly
on the lookout to make the needed repairs
���a broken binge here, a broken pane of
glass there, door-knobs working loosa, a
patch of falling plaster, paint worn off or
grown gray, leaks started which will spoil
the plaster and paper unless qnickly
attended to. Neglect of all these little
things soon gives a house a gone-to-
ruin look. A few nails, hinges and screws,
a lump of putty, a few cans of paint, some
varnish and brushes kept on hand and
used on the principle of "a stitch in time "
will keep the new look on buildings and
their surroundings, If the housewife is
supplied with paper, paint, varnish, whitewash and brushes, and has the strength to
course injures one's self and many others besides.
The forbidding of the enjoyment of scandal in public is, ai any rate, an acknowledgment of its vulgarity if not of its wickedness. It proclaims, too,the fact that society
thinks well of itself and its intentions, and
has a standard of some loftiness up to which
it endeavours to live, and that it recognizes
an interest in the possible ill-doings of fallen
mortals as something intrinsically low and
coarse and calculated to hurt its own structure, an interest in such facts anyway as indicative of an order of taste not to be desired, and its possessor a person not tobe associated with. It may be simply as a sybaritic precaution, ease and pleasure being so
much surer when uo uncomfortable suggestion thrusts in an ugly head, that unpleasant
topics of an unwholesome nature are tabooed in the conversation of the finest drawing-
rooms. But whether this is so or not, it is
plain thatgood society would like to be optimistic, it would believe in no evil and
would spcas no evil ; it has found that the
essence of good manners is also the essence
of the golden rule, and as the voice of scandal violates all its notions, it has laid upon
such utterance within its borders the penalty ofostrooism.
Why not a Provident Dress Society ?
To girls with slender allowances any sudden emergency in dress occurring just when
they have supplied themselves with a stock
of garments for the coining season is often
extremely embarrassing, and I wonder that
no one starts a provident dress society, to
which members would subscribe a small
sum annually, ami which would make grants
out of its funds on such occasions as having
to go into mourning; to go unexpectedly
into a climate requiring quite different sort
of olothint?; to act as brideinaid ; and in
some cases of marriage, when the relations
are unable to provide any outfit ; also in the
event of a member being suddenly called to
enter any new position requiring an immediate outlay on dress. Such a society, well
and honorably conducted, would be a help
to numbers of people, and would encourage
thrift in girls and often prevent them begin-
ing the dangerous habit of running into
debt.
Utilize the Waste.
Not every one realizes the value of th*
kitchen waste in fertilizing the garden. In
Eastern Connecticut, where farmers were
once compelled to raise crops on a hard,
stony soil, and it was necessary to utilize
every species of fertilizer, every leaf of the
garden, all the kitchen garbage, were made
into a vast compost heap, covered up with
a few inches of soil at a time, and allowed
to become thoroughly decayed.   It is easy
use them,  she can keep the inside of the i ���������������,, ,��� ,i:.��������� - r,u   i -, "��� i      v"
,        r    i      i        iii       r,       -.- i   ' enough to dispose ot the kitchen garbage br
house fresh and new ooking.   Even it she ; l,,,,..,?,,,,:, ,���,'     i,, ,   ,-     p.   ,,. ���
u .,   ,,..,,    .       .,    ,  b , burying it wheiulie ground is soft, a lowing
has but httb strength, she can paste some ���,-,,���,������,.,������ r  ���.,. ,      <       1,       .  ��
�� - ' .   r   .. ; it lo remain tor a number of months, when
it may be dug up, mixed with soil and used
as a fertilizer; it will be found far less disagreeable than most fertilizers, having been
purified by the best of all purifiers, the
earth itself.   If one part of cirbonate of
If nuts are eaten by a sufferer from dyspepsia, let him salt them, and tho evil
effects disappear,
paper over a torn place on the wall, or a
bit of cloth on the back of a torn curtain, j
tack the dropping fringe upon a chair or
lounge, put a patch over a torn place in the
carpet, and do a thousand other little things
toward mending the interior of the house      S0lla_the ���-    le ^.^  f h   ,
Our body, oo may be kept in repair by _,)e mi,.e(1 ^ f     , yf       d
attention to little things-needed res, re- fiv      (8 ofold bJ   h     '   )d ,    fc
creatmn. pure air and pleasant surroundings.  mMm or      materia, o{        .    ,        ;
Avoid overwork, stimulan sand worry.   iNo luul sufficient water be poured on to cover
doubt many ot us might mend our ways  .he whole ^ , few hoW boiling
with profit to ourselves and others ; but ou | |)eoome
this point I do not feel competent to give
advice.   You may all go to the Divine
��� it will
valuable fertilizer. There
is a very slight odor to the boiling,
nothing in comparison to that of burning
leather. This fertilizer would be altogether
too strong used as it is, and should be mixed
with live parts earth when used. "Any
material that gives out the odor of burnt
feathers," says an authority on this subject,
"contains nitrogen, the most costly of all
manural agencies, aud should be given to the
fields rather than the fire." Dishwater, and
above all the soapsuds of the laundry, if
applied around the roots of (lowers in the
f bloom. The
In a great many
 ,,,  , ,,,, is
isn't our latest furniture Vnightor than I lllw'l-vs,used f��clln) P^'pose. It should of
sixty years ago? Our tubs may not ho set I 2J-urM be applied after sundown or early in
with hot and cold water, but they are not tle morning at the proper hour for watering
the clumsy affairs I can remember seeing -,0 Plantsi and n" "�� amount should it be
years ago, neither do we use the heavy iron , ftJIOOTtt to touch the leaves or green parts
pots or the brass kettles that needed con- i ��*~?? illan*-
stant polishing if in use. Onr salt and spices,. Nus may seem to be an unpleasant sub-
are all ground and brought to ns before we \ ]���t to discuss, but u method ot dispensing
use ihem, We know nothing of thc mortar I ��' the kltohen waste and the laundry suds
and pestles or the coffee mill, which served 11" Sl,eh a mil"!-er as Wl11 <-'reate beal"y a"<i
Helper for strength and every other aid
necessary to improve your hearts and lives.
He will never refuse his assistance; He will
never guide wrongly,
Handy Working.
Many a farmer's wife is always telling
what her husband lias and how she has to
get along. Bocause she doesn't have all the
modern conveniences, what is the use of
dwelling upon it?   Are not the women of Sarden wil produce mirae.
to-day  much better off than their grand- j ;SUlis "mfl h,e P'Jt ��" co'd,
mothers were?   Let alone the latest fad, : h��ms tlle fr.8t soapsuds of the washing
to reduce the spice so it could be used. How
our hands would fall, if not our spirits, if
much of our needed clothing lay in a field of
flax, to be pulled, pounded, hetchled, spun,
wovenaiidtbcn whitened,before itwas ready
to be made i n to garments. W hat i f your wool-
garments were still on the sheep's back
with pulling, picking, carding, spinning and
weaving still to bo gone through, and then
clothing to be made without the aid of a
sewing machine, And to-day most of
the good man's clothes come to us ready
mado. Then how many more things. The
tallow bad to be melted and candles run or
dipped, while nsnufler had to bo kept going all the ovonlng to keop the oandle bright,
How would one ever get a meal of victuals
bv a fireplace? Then the work of heating
the oven, the lone wood to be brought in
and burned, the coals to bo taken out and
the oven swept with the oven broom, then
the big baking to be put in. How much
work we should find It compared with the
present arrangements of the farmhouse,
" Count the mercies." I find itn very good
rule always to think of those who are not
us well oil and have not our comforts when
1 am inclined to murmur, rather than grumble because fortune has not placed me in a
better place. A contented mind is a continual feast���[0. T, 1). II.
In The Drawine-Kooin.
cine ti be mure and more a maxim
manners, not to mention  good
It has
of  good
morals, that scandal is never tn bo talked in
tho drawing-room, So thoroughly Is this
recognized that If a woman Is heard in good
society talking of unpleasant personalities,
she is at once set down as an accident of
the place, and not as one either to ihe manner born or who has been long enough
with people nf guild breeding to acquire
their repose and taste. Very likely many
of these high-bred people In question, who
are In the manlier born, hear Gossip anl
scandal, and perhaps lend to I hem a too
willing ear ; but it is in privacy, in t|���.
depths of boudoir nr chamber, vice paying
ils well-known tribute there to virtue in
the hypocrisy that whispers il in tho dark,
as il were, and will not listen to it inure
publicly, And il is to bo confessed that oi
tho two evils, the Indiscriminate encourage,
ment of evil-speaking is the greater, for the
hypocrisy injures one's self, but tho opposite
fragrance in the garden is certainly worthy
of every good housewife's consideration.
There is uo real waste in nature, nothing to
be destroyed, which will not, if put to its
proper use, serve some good and wholesome
purpose. The very materials which, if left
neglected, are sources of foul disease and
death, when put to l heir proper use become
sources of health and beauty. One of the
worst coses of black diphtheria was traced
by a physician to a pool where the suds from
Hie household wash and dishwater were
regularly thrown, keeping a spot moist with
this foul water till the microbes of disease
were fostered. The family had no idea that
they were disposing of this Winer in an unwholesome manner. Had it been scattered
over tho garden and mixed with the earth
UO danger could have arisen,
Domestic flints.
Cloths dipped in hot potato water and
applied to rheumatic joints will ease the
pain.
The best way to p .lisli eyeglasses is to
moisten them, and dry them with a bit of
tissue or newspaper,
Bent whalebones can be restored and used
again by snaking them for a few hours in
water, and then drying them.
The kitchen table should be high enough
that no back aches ur stooping shoulders
will result from work done there, 11 should
have a drawer fur keeping the cooking
knives ami fnrks and spoons,
Since ihe propagation   of Influenza is
known In be promotOil b\ lhe assemblage of
largo numbers ol persons iu a confined atmosphere, it is advisable that when au
epidemic threatens or i- present unnecessary
assemblies should be atudiously avoided,
The fashion of Beating il'nner parties a
-mall tables, Introduced hi Paris one or iw
'Masons ago,  is finding   favor   In   lirila
Hostesses who entertain from 20 to 30 .ue
a' a dinner have discovered that  m
l-etler social results are secured by this
angenieiit, aud a prettier effect given to
room,
Any man who ever owned a balky horso
will tell you that he found the animal ex
ceedingly hard to get along with.
"lis bad to bo cut by old friends, but it's
worse to bo dropped by the sheriff. .... .    ..	
-r*- --   ������ *
rCho atlooicnaii Slav
I i  ',-l,.   i
:" * I voile Ibo lulioiiiim   ilii
SA'I'I Illi.W. MAIL 12, 181)2. p(,|s ������.,..'
��� ���������������������-  -   '. f. 117.7811 (lif'purity,
V     I elievo in  Riving a  wonl of A Tart, unit Knit loop.swill huve:-
  ' ������-.,.-.   ���      --iT'-nj n-iTnjm^^mi!ml^^Tnrrrmt
CL<   LN .   Ul i   SAI,E.
.jinn- wherever   desi rvcd,   jusl   us
i'einl "\- 116 wo would   one  of  e, 111 litis
yvjiei i reded, nnd for Ihis reasi u i\
niosl I'nnrtily concur in tho conceuniifi
of i- nil u, in Kovelstolo ill li u t. Ilu I
onr ember, Mr. Kellie, is doing
goi, work.   So fur he lies mude only
cm istnke,   He declnimcd so very
stn [ly against the reservo beiug
])la, 1 mi the Sloean lands us to lend
mon 'Llm one member of tin fiovi m-
; ml NoIfi n i Ml  Vernon      f)0
l!i velstol    is not u
(stin ii ti ', this I wn iuivii
worth nn nl ioi ii -, and mil
(1 llm   of the 10,1 DO    ��� i i-  inted lo
West Ko o t e
in rati i r   ii ilikely, cousid.-ri
ni]: i ii us gri 'd of one or two other
towns in ll e district    wo shall still
remain the . oliti ry iu 1;     i in
I rovim e  ol   ,'i   town   with . I
um- question.   What has become ��� I
the .--.'.''ii appropriation for onr (ire
depmtmer.t ivhi b '��� as so    ������ :
en scd last year?   And    iv]. re is ll ���
conniiittei ?
They nro "o-rin;.   Tlio Ktisli
to Hi.' Mines litis brg'-iti.
The influx bus commenced 1 Al-
n ndy I inspectors are coming ill, and
our Btreels are beginning to lake on
a bnslling, crowded appearance, so
different from the ntugi,atioti of the
pienl to liin' that he was u meuiber 1 enough to do ils
of H ��� thwarted gnug. Bill when n ! make no iimn 'ii i, bul we mi . i
rep; 'illative receives instructions
Iron his constituents in the sblipo ol
telce nine, letters nnd even Hire its,
supplemented by addressi n, petition.'
and deputations, ho can do u i other
Ibai' obey, n- hi or wrong, 1 ' its
tleh i eo lin- Jj ��� |.;u puis forward tho
nlei Hint it was no more wn ior for
inn' mi n of Nol on to go out ami
sin' off Slit) ; i res i neb, before the
out. re Jo world lii'il a chimco of learn
ing ,. ihe enhanced value of the land,
Ihiu. il was for ci rluin gentlemen of
���Viotoria (naming them) to do the
same thing elsewhere. But two
mi pes never made a right, and bulb
triu.' net ions may properly bo termed
sloop practice. We speak in con -
temptuous terms of the land sj I m
in' lhe old country, but wo hi vc ti
woipi evil in our midst���tho grill biug
by rpeculators of land which promise0 to becomo valuable, and the
holding it until they can realise as
much for one acre as they paid for
the whole 360, to the great detriment
of the buna fide sillier. Mr. Keliio
do(s not seo eye to eyo with us in
this matter, Still, he's do ng vory
well. Ho spoke straight out on the
land question, lbe Iievelstoke town-
site question, the mismanagement of
the Dominion Government in regard
to the 20-niilo belt, and on tho do
structjon of game by Indians from
the other side of the boundary line.
In this last matter the Provincial
Government stated that it had no
jurisdiction, and shifted tho onus on
the Dominion Govornment, It now
renii irs for residents of West Kootenay to draw Mr. Mam's attention to
the mailer. Mr. Kellie came out
honorably in the A. rnnrct affair, tho
latter'*! apology to the .House proving
that the membir for West Kootonay
was entirely blameless. We should
have been grieved had Mr, Kellie so
far fi eotteii himself as to descend to
pugilistic methods within the precincts of the House, but from what
we know of him we do not think he
is a i-iiiu tobei''.suited with impunity.
Should the bill introduced by Mr,
Kellie become law it will sborteu tho
sittings of the House, us most of it:;
lime at present is devoted to private
bill legislation, and, furthermore, it
will piit an end to the present s'y< torn
of waylaying and button I
members, iii the lobby by private bill
steerers, Evidently oul ii nib r i
not afraid of the- task before him und
his outspokenness? has guined him
many adherents in Revelstoko, We
piust, however, enntjon him against
tho mistake of impetuosity.
/
li being otn iuh ntion to eli     mil
lie' ii   .it   ..    . iv,   in    	
onr Stuck at vkisy   - "'::   m i I
CASH
i 'usti ii' rs will find ii   n Ihi ir advan-
ti ��� ��� to ���'������'.   ns a' all ���   Ihi ii' earliest
01 ',    ':'   ,    .
./. Pn ii, Huim> & Co.
���
gwyaaaTcinagtUi-rtaii,..-tn:.-:n ^^^j,.^,******
0        1 "  0
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l-ao> Val L,     .   -,
o
p h a ry
U yx y) j.Z
ILSTOKE TIME TAI31
',; ' '   Expri *s,arri   a 10.10daily.   |
"     1G.5S   "'
l':' '      . : ;   reli ible and safe
ronl lo [i nl ��� . :. To : o, St. Paul,
Chi igo, N ' ��� ill md '.'���' m,
lial ' to -;;ii lowi i ��� ban any other
other route,
'..Ily :;li "I Cloloiiist  Oars, in
chi     ��� ol ii : orter, for tho accoinmo
past winter,   Although ibe steamers!   datum of Passengera lu Idii g i - oi d
will hardlv commence running for
two weeks, many ore going down the
river in bonis. Next '." n ������ lay will
see thu departure of twelve oi . ir
t: c men in ,i luri ��������� i hi h baa
been moored at the *,vh rf all the
winter, They are part of i I rid n
pang em| loved on the ol umbia and
Ki oteuay Railroad, and bnvo been
putting in th" winter at Rovelstoke,
Mike McGrath, the foreman, went
dowu, via Vancouver, two weeks ugo,
Two onng meu���W, It, Chestmiy,
an architect, and J. E, Nigo, a carpenter���arrived hire Iron. Victoria
last riunilny. Ou Monday they got
some lumber and commenced building ii scow to pilot themselves down
tiie river. Tbey have completed
their craft nnd are loading her with
supplies for their v, vug.' aud a stock
nf tools and implements pertaining
to their handicraft, Their destination is Nelson, where they exi. ct to
start in business for themselves.
They, too, will weigh anchor early
next week. As the river i.s rising
fast there will not be any great ilifli-
cultics with regard to the ice, v. ni, h
has inmost entirely disappe, n d from
tlio river hero. Another month will
see a great change. This is but tha
Iirst ripplo of a vast qtrenm of immigration bound for tho now cldorada,
Ivaslo-Slooan.
Old powspapers for saio ai tii6
Stab ollice,
Rev. Mr. Ladner will preach tomorrow in the Metbodist Church,
morning at 10.30, evening at 7.30,
All aro cordially invited.
eh - tickets.   Passou i rs i keel to
and   from all  European points   at
Lowest Hates,
Low   I L-eij b    Rati . '��� ; ���'���   '. n-
llll Ui     ...     ���   .     .  OU V
by h; vin ; their freight  routed via
the . . i .  ';.
b'ull ai     i tabic i"" rmation given
by a] plying to
J). ;. BRO   M,
Asst. Gen'l Freight A   I, Vncottvor,
or to  I. T. Ilii 1WSTER,
Ag't C. P. K. Depi'. Liovi istoko.
HOMPSON
REVELSTOKE, I!. C.
CONVEYANCER AND NOTARY
PUBLIC.   LOTS IN REVELSTOKE BOUGHT AND
SULK,
Rents and Debts Collected.
Attebiiul.
Mac nniboll i ddyn fel oer ddolw,
'N ddisylw, de-deiniiad,���luaa'n syn
I'n ngwyneb C'wmtaf a Chilsanws,
Na byddai yn gallach na hyn.
Er djlrj* fro aclan Taf-fechan,
TrwJ eangbfydfortbion di-uil,
Ni wol ef brydferthion y goedwig,
Na thlysni y blodan a'r duil,
Ni oblyn ohwaith beroriuith awclou,
'.:; swyniou alawon ydwr;
pe'rddori u th d igymhar yr ada*.'���
Un felly William Phippe rioy'n siwr.
M J..X ,. i,   U Mi, A   .s.J   \ J    t    J
NOW IS THE TIME TO GET
fyv~" ~'-;i (l ���' ;"'> n\ rl lvi\n*
UluuO    UJUuUj    \Jxw��lAL.y''- j
71 >.: v      -it       ('       (j . v v i
ia. I'l. LEMON',"!  (Ontiro Sloi-3: in I'.io nbovo linos must Iio
SOLiJ i.\  i HE  1VEX !' AA DAYS !
IV. A. JOWETT, T. L, HAIG,
Notary i'ublic. .Notary I'ublic
���iXJVi IL I 1.   & lIAIbr
'li ii in.:;', Tiiuboi" nnd   Itoul   Estate   Brokers and  Gouei'til
(Joiiiiiiission  Ayoiils.
Conveyances, Agreements, Bills of Sale. Mining Bonds, oto,, drawn up,
]!eiit:; and Aocni il Doll tol ; iiliiiing Ohiinis Boughl nnd Uojd : Assessment woii. un Mining Uii ims Attendi d to ; Bateuts Applied for, i.lo., Eu-.,
IA-"  tlUt,   l.Ii'l' AM) AC'CIIIKNT [NSUKAXOE iVOKNTS.
Lots on Townsite of Rovolstoko for Hulo and Wanted. Agents for .Mining
Machii.ei'v. Eto,
REVELSTOKE, 11. 0,
l(\
T
^^^^^^^^^^^   aJia^'     aiaa
EEVaSTOKE STATION.
RY
GOODS, GROCERIES,
11 ID WI lEa CLOTH fflS.
FLOUR, OATS, SHORTS AiND ALL KINDS OF FEED,
CHRISTIE, BROWN k. CO.'S BISCUITS AND CONFECTIONER?.
Bakery in connection with Store.
MERCHANDISE LOADED ON THE CARS FOE ALL POINTS.
The '.'Calico   'ill" nextThnr 1 <
ijiglit promis ic to be "th i bi      ;
Ihiiig .'.et'-. iK-1.1 I thi.' ti'ivn,   IH'^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
hundred invitations havo b   ni   ...   ''...,,.��� e is " Thos. Tonnelly ?'���
and !.    irations made for a largi ,    Wo'i   seui bed for him in vain,
asaembh   i.  The anished liko " MeOinty,"
- ii      io East or Wi ���!���;���;    uii      1      myth o- Pliippa' brain,
the floor is     r ex .   i jii DAVID,
-���   io will h    | ...i   ihe :    ,;..���,���... ,,,,  . ij   ,,, 10th, 1892.
i  ���     ,i ���      IV
a sad i   . :";.:���' occurred in this ollico
' ie somen ,, ��� .,     ,.      , ,, ,,
. with the above,    lull
WJ*-W
REVJiLSTOKJS  STATION   PlKi' OFFICE.
iff.r"7>'TTa.'...'   nui '.-r^ra!*iiaia��HBic��7^..- "���""-"".,-' r',^ffr^,giwfl'f .'r!rssapi-'.''iwiTiusr.'WJi"'-J.';i
All orders by mail ur
express promptly
attended
) ;n   yjy}'  HI
sJ*JLl,'djtJ>J^itL*)
In l iokiug I p ugl        Provii
esfi. Kites (or tin ei  ui
that uo Its   thai
spent "ii public worl
tn the shiire of W, : K
J ri,.., s, ro il ��� aud ivli    .
il.' hi d if "coi ' M
Kai.,1, ops will reei i
the fern er also gi I ��� ... ���
for '.feucinq re.- rves. ke
pital i Ki ������'���'..
g'2,U 10 au I Nelson ��
is !,' In ve 1*1    " :������
ollii ���     d lo
(or tl
J750,   I' ir ;
K ��� '���:.  :    ..��� ' ���
|\    ���.. - . ���    )
?���,7t'0)   !'���.,
Probably I
.   igh element at
" ' ���������
li""."."    '���'..        ...
: i    -
Sk '.1 Brou i'hl '" Perl") c i
:
a this
��� :    i- : '������-���'.. j
' - "f: ,'"��� C'l
.... ..   ...     J  ���a.''^i,'_a;I
cont &bu;:li)3r,
... ,..' irned and Scroll Work
nd promptly,
prices.
a Specialty*!
-Lilt
*0 ��� QT��
All desoriptiousof
guid  and Biivor,
nam is.  rfiTfTTT -T-wTra-r'-TiinTrii-irfi^^ -.'-v^ avus
mn>' ion tmama%aammaTmmmit��
iU,
I ���
-.
sLJ dAjtiiA
J. J awaJb-J-''
T&I1ZZ AXI3
t "
,'i : <    ' '    .
, A      .'* -���
imti   hi mi a xr.
hevelstoke and Nelson,  \L C,
iu FAixj ll A lh 10,
t/i.Ai,!���;.:���; iv
Dry GoudM}   Provisions  nn-l  id.aa'JiVaU'c,
Ml ..-,.���)' ���SUI'l'Lilit) A bl'liulALTV,
The  Public will lin.l  il   to   their aihi'.nia^u  l-i  onll  fllltj
, sj (jcf   Goods him!  Comp.iU-o   l^rk'i's,
Aiy   i,id, n   |i|iiC0(|   Willi    Ml',   C|i.M:l,l'.-;   LlNUMAiJK    nill   have   i,uv
ii ���iic..ii,,ii  Mel  proihpt dulivei'y  io tiiij  pun ol lldfui^udjie,
I'CI.S OUARANTEED L'O  HE AS LOW \S ANV OTHER HOUSE.
i   j       |
1
.  '
te*. vheLead ;,.. '
i will havo with mcL.id aWigB,T<
, w���i have with mo im
ar.cl Mui,-r^vit. ui i ( ,.
Also LnllWS for Hair, to prod
blonde  I !os;  ITair 0
Al*,  l.a'l,"lla>  ,">     ,  ......
Steel, i���������nl Ti r ��� ������   h ll, etc.   Th rst ti
and Uriiish Colunihin.    Thi     rovi
inaih-exltapi paralion iii',el i' , IUI i '.: .
��.. m     r if)     in   ...:, ���.
30 NOT NlIS'-' THIS RAKE CIIA1 CK of seeing I     I
'hit rare .���'. xnci.
-    '��� ilied iS��.
A. til"
i     nnj 10
,  I     . I      ' -
,    ��� - ���      '     .
At;. B.C. c.
!',j     ������'���.' i
James Mo"^'0"1
FURNITURE,
PIANOS, ORGANS,
1        largo linen of plain, medium, amd I i^h-frrade fiiruitiirc    Parlor uud
i;, i i n|      in price from ' li.50 lo S,*iHii.    Holds (ur-
uiehed throng   ml   Ollici  md liar-room chairs,   Spring
uu        oi mud ���: . ordi r, and tvoveu wire, hair
and v. 11 I,.,:"   . , ��� in Block,    .Mail
Kooti uay Lake
poind will i"' ivi ' u ,
and   prompt   at .
' "ii.
il \\\   STREET, IIEVELSTOKE
il, (.'

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