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,j��nmrjraOT.��-m.-a;.tCTi.^^^^ m"���. "��� iMiUaMilli���Ki mjlln  IIIIMIIMMHU,
NO. Sl.
Wagons and all kinds of
Vehicle Repaired.
Shoeing a Specialty.
Coffins, Caskets. Shrouds, &c.
carried in Stock.
T 0   CU S T O 31 E K S .
Fir, Hemlock & Cedar,
To all Parts at Might Prices.
if?    lift 'I StW f?> 'iTD W*f& Iffllt
(Two UOoi's West of Post-office).
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Ot   ALL   I'lXIIS
Rents auel Debts Collected
P. 0, Address, Nelson, B. C,
Capacity 20,0011 foot por dny. Planer
shingle inaoliino, ote. All kinds of
lumber on hand. Dmiug thu season
of 13!) 1 lumber will be delivered at
any' of the landings on tho lako at
greatly reduced prices.
C A U T IO N ���
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In Bronze Letters.
P   V \%\   WA-TOT
<U x. jti. A<l/JtwbJb
F. McCvnTiiy   ....    Prop.
First-olnas Temperance House.,
Board and Lodgino ��5 Peb Week,
MEALS, ?5o,      jinis 25o,
Tl...' hotel is situated convenient to tho
station, is comfortably furnished, i.Lid
affords first cIrss ncoonimodiition.
,'������' '.^-"';��� -
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VICTORIA, by the Grace of God. of
the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Di [
of the Faith, ko��� ko���ke,
To Qur faithful tin- Members elected
to serve in the Legislative Assembly of Oiir  Province of   :'.
Columbia ;' Our City of ' icto p
TimoDonE Da vie,/WHEREAS We
Attorney-General. \ are desirous and
resolved as soon as may be, to meet
Our people of Our Proviuceof Bri-,
tish Columbia, and to I ive their
advioe iu Our Legislature :
NOW KNOW IE, that for divers
causes ,-inel considerations, and taking
into cousideration the ease ami convenience of Our loving Biibjeots, We
have thought At, by and with tho
advice of Our Executive Council of
tbe Province of British Oolunioia, to
hereby convoke, auel by these presents
enjoin you, aud ouch of you, that on
Thursday, lho Twenty-eighth day of
January, one thousand eight hundred
and ninety-two, you meet Us in Our
said Legislature or Parliament of Our
said Province, at Our City of Victoria,
FOB THE DESPATCH OP BUSINESS, to treat, do, act, and conclude
upon those things which in Onr
Legislature of the Provinoe of British
Columbia, by the Common Council
of Our said Province may, by the
favour of God, be ordained.
Is Testimony Whekeof, We have
caused these Our letters to be
made Patent aud the Great Seal
of the said Provinoe to be hereunto affixed : Witness, the Honourable Hugh Nelson, Lieutenant - Governor of Our said
Province of British Columbia, in
Our City of Victoria, iu our said
Province, tins Twenty-third day
of December, iu the year of our
Lord eme thousand eight hundred
ami ninety-one, and iu the fifty -
fifth year of Our reign,
By Command,
Provincial Secretary,
The largest aud most central Hot.*! in
the city; good accommodation ; everything new ; table well supplied ; bar and
billiard room attached ; lire proof safe,
i,\y.A f %./'J
Stockholm Mouse
The Dining-room is furnished with the
best the market affords,
The bar ie supplied with a choice stook
of wines,liquors and cigars,
W. F. Teetzel
Revelstoke k Nelson
All kinds of Titruod nnd Scroll work
done neatly and promptly,
nnd nt right pilous,
Jobbing Work a S] ially,
A Full an 1 Complete Line of
Toilel Articles, Wall Paper, ko,
;,;  Clgqrsal Vi holes tile, j;;
Raymond Sewing Mncliines kept
111 stock
to tin- Postmaster-General
will be received at Ottawa until Noon
on FRIDAY, the 6th March next, for
the conveyance of Hor Majesty's
Mails, on a proposed contract for
four years, fortnightly in summer niiel
monthly in winter, between
from the lst May uext.
Printed notices, containing further
information as to conditions of proposed contract, may be seen and
blank forms of tender may be ob
tained at the Post-offices of Golden,
Galenn, Windermere, Fort Steele,
Farimout Springs and Cranbrook,
and al this ollice,
E. Jl. IT.ETC 11 KI!,
Pofsl  ollice Inspector.
Post ollice Inspector's Ollice, Vic
toria, B.C., 20th November, 1891,
Ocean Time to Europe
Allan White Star
Dominion        Cunard
Beaver Anchor
and all other lines sailing from Hall-
fax, Portland, Boston, New York
Baltimore ure on sale nt
C, J', it. stations, at
���   very low rut.es.
Ask for sailing lists and rates o
fare. Great advantages scoured by
taking ocean tickets from your local
Great having effected by taking
round trip tickets.
BertliB in auj steamer ongaged
Prepaid  passage arranged from
any point in Europe.
Apply to yonr nearest nfjent; to J.
Hamilton, Revelstoke; or to
R'un'iiT Kiinit,
Oo|i. Pass, Art , Winnipeg.
The flag should bo at half-mast on
the flagstaff at the courthouse,
Mr. Oliver Redpath, of JTorth
Thompscu, i'i stopping at the i toi k-
holm House.
Everybody who attended tho ball
lust week wero highly pleased with
tho management,
Mrs. Hendersou left for the
ou Thursday night, greatly to the
regr t of her in inj friends,
Mr, E. K, Francis, portrait painter
and photographer, led IS ivol i ;e on
A mda* ovi ��� .���������;���    t Vancouver.
Mr. W. A. Jowetl desires to thank
Ihoso friends who i o pn mptly assisted in putting oul the fire lust
Ilo ii iy evening.
The Snowshoe Club had a meet on
Tn   dny night,    T ie wi ather wus
i'1 '    ��� ���", an: i;: 11 nli| hi   i
the outing most enjoyable,
Among the visitors nt the Columbia House this weA,: was y' irk,
hotel-keeper, Rogers' Pass, who left
for home on Thursday morning's
Mr. Geo. Thomas, baggtfge master
at Eevelstoke Station, has go ie to
Sicamous, to Inks charge darin be
absence through sickness of Sta ii n
Ageut Appleby.
Presbyterian sorvices will bo held
to-morrow evening in the old Bohool-
house at 7.30. 'The pastor, Rov. T.
Patou, extends u cordial invitation
to oue and all.
At tho Methodist Church to-morrow evening there will be a memorial service on the death of Prince
Albert Victor, All that possibly cau
should be present.
La grippe is still with us Mrs.
A. Williamson has just recovered
from a severe attack, Mr. A. Benisou
is convalescing, and Mr. and Mrs, ti.
Needham are beginning to mend,
As soon as the snow ceases falling
the Revelstoke Skating Rink will be
opeu to the public, Being an out-
dour rink, the ice at present lies
underneath several feet of snow. We
have cpi ite enough of "tbe beautiful"
ou the ground just now, but Btill it
Let there be no mistake about this,
that the "Myrtle Navy" tobacco is
manufactured from the very tinoHt
Virginia leaf, No higher quality of
leaf can be purchased for anv to-
bue-co made. It is selected with tho
very greatest care, and treated with
the most approved processes fur preserving the llivor oj the tobacco.
We would liko to make an appeal
to the kiiiilheiuleil on behalf of tho
poor ball starved birds, whom the
heavy snowiall has deprived of the
least chance of picking up a liviug.
It is pitiiul to see them perched ou
lhe bushes in the back gardens
waiting for any scraps that may he
throw ii out. H ip the poor birds to
weather this hard wintei.
The Snowshoe Club are fitting up
the old Chinese shack ou the east
bank ol tne river about a mile north
of the towu, and intend using it as a
sort uf rendezvous during the pro-
sent winter. A new lioor is being
laid for dancing, and tho rooms aie
to be entirely renovated. It is intended to hold a reception and soiree
at tho opening next week,
At the meeting of tho Columbia
Lodge I.O.G.T, next Tuesday night
a real good time is anticipated. The
baohelors of tue lodge intend giving
a supper, when it is hoped every
member of tho Order will lio present,
"Slapjacks'1 will be one ul the items
on the menu curds, and some of the
boys who aro running then- shanties
single-handed think tbey know how
to make 'em.
A shooting mulch look place ut
tho station on Monday, Tne event
was gol up by Messrs. Bourne Bros,,
and was highly suooossful, the prizes
being tuikoyu und chicle n. Ou
Tuesday afternoon a match came off
near tlie blacksmith's shop, oysters
bein;; the prizes, The sine. ;
shoot, rs were Messrs, G. B,
0, Abrahamsou, Gay Barber, 11
11ri on, V. iiii.nn., \V. A, Jowett and
T. 11,-rue.
About 5 o'clock Mon la* i neniii)
lire was observed ou the roof ol
Jowett A Uaig's ollice ou Muiu-
siriet. Two or throe uunrg tie uiti-
Zens were soon ou iho tm t, aud in
less tin.ll ten niihlli' S lhe   bll   ���   - ,
extinguished, H was caused l>\ tbo
iron chimney pipe having becomo
oaten away Willi  I'll;.I,  allowing th i
. [iiirlis to como in contact v, itu the
i hiugleB, '.' ho damage was vi r*
It will ben surprise to bis friends
in Ivovulhtolso to learn thai \ ��� , ..
i mi er, lor a loug time oonm cted
wiih thii  office, was Muri'i	
wick in .New Wubtmiiiilor, 'II o
presents wore numerous und volua-
blo, one Irom ihe bl'lelo's luiliei'
.specially SO, being a lot With it
iuruibhed bouse em it, The happy
couple: i.io s|ending tic honeymoon
at Lllluni, Accept our best wishes,
Dick, and tho oongrutulalions of
The first issue of "The Month," a
New Westminster Catholic monthly
magazine, is to baud. It is very
neatly priuted.and contains -,; pages
of interesting and useful reading
matter, a Church calendar foi January, and seven pages of we-ll displayed advertisements, It is published from the St. Louis College,
ami is npproved by Bishop Durieu
of New Westminster, The subscription price is 81 a year.
Mr. W. 1:. Hull, of Hull Bros. &
Co,,Calgary and Kamloops, has been
stop) iug al the Columl i i House for
the past fo�� i! iys,    " ��� is visitil g all
the     ucbesl    ishi onti of the Hi in
cite, 1     :, Goldou, Douald
; -for tbe pi rpose of
asci   siuiug   he estimal ���'    ��� .���. ity
of i   it I   !   used at each Obtablinh-
..   tforthe ne r months,   As
the cuttle are now in prime condition
a sufficient number will be killed,
and thi rozen, to last until
���   a ' ���'.
Ai '. ��� was held on Thursday
at B mime's Hall for the
nu rpose of making, tho initiatory
effort towards forming a quadrille
club. Most of the leading lights
among the dancing fraternity were
present, and it was decided to start
the club forthwith aud hold weekly
dunces, the first of the series to tako
place next Thursday night iu that
hall, A public bail will bo held
occasi molly, of which duo notice
will he given. Mr, 11. E. Everson
was engaged as M.C. aud the following were elected officers:���M. David,
president; J. P. Sutherland, vice-
president ; H, 3, Bourne, secretary-
treasurer; Wm. Olenn, director.
The toboggan slido at the Station
presented an animated appearance
ou Thursday evening, when quite a
number of visitors from the old town
took part iu the fun, The slide was
brilliantly illuminated by swingiug
lamps, but snow was falling thick
and fast, and this fact was the cause
of it slight acciilent. Mr. Brewster,
station agent, was at tho bottom of
the slido lemoving with a shovel
some hardened snow over which the
toboggans bumped unpleasantly.
Not ueiug discernible from the
starting placo. a toboggan���on which
wore Mr. and Mrs. Brown of the
I'niou Hotel, .Air. \Y. E. Walsh, of
Montreal, who is stopping at the
Victoria Hotel, and a little girl���was
let go, and came down with such
velocity as to be unobserved by Mr.
Brewster, Tho toboggan smashed
the liiiuuJe ol the shovel ami Mr,
Waisu received a bim sprain and
some bruises, but the others escaped
A KouyTi Experience.
On Saturday night we received a
visit from Mr. John Holstroin, who,
in company with Mr. Arthur
Cuniiiiigliiim, set out to reach Ilovelstoke hy boat up liio Columbia
lliver from the Arrow Lakes la-t
in duy week, lie said it took
them four days to complete their
journey, tlie last fifteen miles taking
up hall that time. They had cuu-
siderable difficulty Irom the start,
but managed to reach within tiftcou
miles ol Revelstoke with their bout.
Here the ice Was so compact as to
effectually bur further progress,
They lauded on the ice ami hauled
their boat aboie water-mark, where
they turned her upside down, stored
their blankets ami part of their out-
tit underneath, and then covered her
with snow. Then commenced oue
of the toughest, tramps they ever
experienced, Each man hud a polo
uud a valise, and as they bcraniuled
along the ice lliey found these
articles very useful. The polo caino
in hand}' ior sounding boles and
testing uciii' spots in tbo ice, and
whenever either one of tlc-in Went
below, ihe j on- le-il across the bole
and prevented their goiug oompleti ly
under, while thu valise served the
purpose ol un anchor ua ih,-y mvcw
out theii arms ivbeu going uowu, so
in.n thoy weie tu.ely immersed
i tbi it armpits. Olten their
l i ,:,"��� was bloi ked I ��� hugi i Ills,
a : toy bad io ulimti up the
bank throu li snow det-pi t tl an tbey
were tall, i ., lb ) c 11 get on to
tbe ice v iiu, wi ere progress was
easier, ullbougb more daugeroue.
Sti ��� thoj , ruuibli d ou, lbe watei in
thuir clol  lie 'ing on tbem and
IU  In.id al,i r every dip,
uu by it look a pretty big Imio
0 tbem lo una mater. Alter
a while tbi * c e across me logs,
wl i b iii- v ling out und started a
lire with, slut partook Ol some ru-
Irubhtui nl ; but w itll the thermometer at  10     ,-   I i o�� ;; >ro Ibe result
���  jn     b I u .   it Ue expected���
(ace roi ting, bai if freezing,   Tua
1 i ; jouruoj to Hovel.
btoke was overcome by dogged per-
Bovoruneo, a1 ; ��� reacUed here
pretty will played out, having bad
to carry so ipuch e.ura Weight in
ihe shape of ice and haru snow, but
bu] piiy i o ill tfl'eots have resulted
fiom iheir expos,ue. Aftel a wuitu
bath ami a good night's rest ibe-y
weie out aud about next day   '  " '    '       ', OF TIIE Viii'ii.V V> EST.
In-ill culled 'Colorado Jack,' felt this
land knew that ho stood practically
V: ;' lmvo soon nuill ' :|101'| friendless and alone in the crowd, lie
City ivotiltl, so recently us si-*: l'?*".3 i shifted uneasily, first on one leg, and
ng'", hi \ ��� heen looked upon ns a sen-1 (ll(,n on tlle otuerj an(j ilt length man-
ous ileiVet in I, Western man's oducn-1 nRe(j U) ])lustcl. out: .jt [sn>t the first
tion.    Sever  to have met  Wild Will lumej y0U jjound, that you've spoiled
Clcurly Wild Will wus u prime fav- j shaking' his lioa-.l, lis said: '.','n, old Irieail;
orite in Custer City. il    - '. n'l   lo at ill; 1  must i'0fus3.'
Tin- Quarrelsome ruffian, who had j   The colonel, with a look a     irjiri >'.
fell li.���'.-!;.   Had I ailcr all, uvcr-.'iuc.i
Wild Will's courage?
would in  once have stumped one as
a 'Tenderfoot.'
Wild Will, first, His real name was
.T. ]'.. Hickock; but ihis hud long: been
forgotten, and his famous sobriquet
Stuck to him more closely than his
shirt, His reputation ns the greatest
sconi ii- Hi? West was spread I'm- and
wide; im .y,. i Tii scouts, like majority of mountain vjitlilcs, do nol amount
to mi!" Ii,    They are gr -aI In the per
y game; but it's got to be the lust.
One of us shall bo wined out, and I
don't much care which.'
'Be it so,' said Wild Will, with the
faintest possible flush suffusing his fair
face.���'Vou heir him, gentlemen. 1
accept the challenge'
'Then we'll settle this little business
here und now.'
'No, but you don't I' thundered Mor-
Inrty, snatching up n Winchester  r<
6on:il reminiscence way, and can drink [pouting rifle.   'I'll have no bloodshed
deeply with Impunity, or with nny one
win, invites them; but in other respects they are generally o! the class
described as frauds.   Wild Will, how-
ever, was  . 1 ||,,, [,.����� wIidsi- il.-'-ils   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
over h idow th Ir words.   Ills supreme j iHIfiiCnoto.   li was Wild Will who had
courage nml physical strength   hud spoken.    "''  continued,  firmly  nnd
in my place.���Go outside and do what
you like; Inn you shan't bring the
Sheriff or the Vlgllanco here; so i tell
you plain, .luck.'
���Hold!'    The word rang on! like n
endc ired him to the rough miners end
cowboys, v, ho regarded him us a hero, ��� | rendered his name a word of
toi or to every red man west of the
gre.-i   Missouri.
i I ���:��� city lies in the Deadwood
res ui i tho famous Black Hills, and
is pl '���''������ at I.i situated In an open park,
hemmed in on all sides by gradually
rising hills, rock-ribbed, and crested
wiih dark to vering pines. At the
time of which ! write the streets were
regularly laid out; and the buildings
chiefly constru sted i ; Iocs or rough
boards taken ,rom the hill-side forests, might In- roughly estimated at
nh ni   one thousand  in  number.   It
loo); al like n promt.- I good things
to come ; bul tin- greater attractions
of Deadwood nipped il In the bud,
and, from n mining town, Custer sunk
into a centre for supplies,
I.lie iii ih,. wild Rlae-k Hills Is more
real nml o.-n-nc l than ;-; stagnation in
flu- si hools an I banks ol th ��� old country, ns ninny a former 'varsity man,
or sometimes dapper clerk, has discovered : while : i ivhnlcHomo stern-
ie - i  Jim , ��� |]       . . _ .     ��� ..   ��� ..   j|..
nol infrciiiienl brevity, Kven parsons
ar pi in develop 'i Ic ir grit' In the
'���ri   :'.". al iniisphcr ��� of the llilis.     A
clei'i 'nl fri ' Ui,, ��� rip v-��� . boorfnlly
pursiii ������ his duly al Lead City, Dak i-
tn, iiotwithst.-indiii!-' Uml lils'iiiiuiedi-
nte preilecessor was shnl d -;i I In the
-   '"'I hy a drunken Indian, and thai
he  himself   weekly   finds   'llrllllU'lll'o'   :'
nml cartridges flgur.-d In  the colli-
lion  plate.    This I isl ci ��� nt'.-iclty is
0l'ly Uu- way of tlie boys, who do nol
hesllate to piny praellcal iokes upon
"i" mini for wl  ihi>y wonld die, so
gcnlle Is In- with the victims of the
'accidents' which are constantly occurring in n mining camp.
The liod of Custer was whisky, and
l'i* leinples in the shape of saloons
UViv iu evcrv street, The principal
,,ll(' "i these w.is kepi hy lligh-prii-sl
Mi'rlarl.v, an Irlsliin.-in, reii-hc-idcd,
reil-arincd, and red-hot, The crowd
had assembled al Moriarty's after
inininii- hours in order lo drink nnd
-i" the fun,   There was n scuffle in the
'urge bar ro    ,\ slightly Iniili   lad
of not more ihan ciglneen or I won I j
years oi ng,\ was sl niggling in the
vice like gi-dsp of a luiiscular, brutal-
looking miner of twice hi- age, ii
was plainly only n iiueslioii of min
"tes when tin- imriy ruffian would
crush his youthful opponent, |:,ii
before the ohlcr man t.()Hi i  ���,.,... |,|ln
8l,lf fi i his delieatc looking bul agile
antagonist, the youngster gol In a
nasty blow, drawing streams of bio id
from his opponent's face. The thr mg
laughed at this,    Stung by tlie sound
ol mockery,  the  Irritated  i Ip   i t,
quick as lightning, drew n pistol fr nn
his belt aad levelled it.   Th- lad's :' il
seemed certain.   At this mom nl -
oni stepped swiftly through ���   ���
open   door,   laid   his   |mmj   ,,,���,���    t|,
coldly : -As 1 am tin'challenged person
ii is my rlghl to select both place of
meeting nnd weapons. There is no
need for further Interruption ol the
evening's amusement.- Colonel Coldey,
you will act for nn- ���Moriarly, I stand
drinks round,'
'Hurrah.' for Wild Wild, the bravest
scout, nml the dasiiiina-st lujin fighter in lhe hills 1'
So tin- company shouted ns they
clustered around the bar and prepared lo drink at their threatened hero's
This openly evinced partisanship was
more than Colorado Jack could endure, so ho scowllllgly withdrew from
those who no longer desired his pre-
sence. As the meanest of living things
would seem to have some parasite, so
il was with him. He was followed by
a low-browed, b.'indv-loe'god villainous-
looking Mexican, who was known iu
Custer City by the name of 'Clniokhal-
ter.' 'The follow hod acquired this
name from his once having narrowly
escaped hanging for tho unpardonable crime of horse-stealing, at the
hands of justlv incensed Arizona cowboys.
When lie- two worthies hel got well
oul of sight of Moriarty's, -luck turned round to his follower, ami inquired : 'Well, Cliiiekhalter, what have you
gol  to say ?'
'Von should have   wiped  him   oul.'
n wered Un- Mexican. '1 would have
give : n Inindi'i d onzus to have seen
ii done'
Ah, ] remember, mate, you've felt
tin- weight ii' lhe skunk's hand too.
"J'ain'l n light  'nn.'
Tin- Mexican twisted his features
into an ugly grin ; but he answered
'Well, I'm waitiu', Chuckhalter. You
see, il couldn't le- done ; or IM 'a done
il. surely. Put how's ihe Job to be
[inl hid off now '.'   Wluil  do you say
shall ii  h i knife or pistols ?'
If yon nre wise, neither. Vou are
no match for him whom yon call Wild
Will, i say watch, and wipe him out
wiih n snap-shol as he noes t i his
di- . ; gs.'
1 and In- lynched? The boys
'tul be certain to soot me.���No : not
'lint game, old hoy, anyway.'
��� I'ake your own course, my friend ;
only, don't expeel mo to bury your
care n ss.'
���\il rlghl ; cease your croaking,
e-an'l you !'
Perhaps Colorado Jack saw the an-
gr- flush mounl to his companion's
lir e   ; he   proceeded  more
p ii ily ; 'Vmi go, Cliuckhaltor, und
see ili-it old dunderhead, Coldey. nud
rn . ihis iff. .- ; iv me. Tell him
I select bowleg across n handkerchief
In-night,    ,    ne ol Moriarty's rooms.'
I'he Mi-xlei :ed al his compai
arlnn       pmlly cot i] ��� I
... | .   ... a3 ),,.   ,.,..
. ,  .- - .plied ���   :��� - .   .     And 1 hope
orawny   ilesperado's   -    ��� . out of it; that
with.mi   apparent   effort,   sent Jack, with all mv heart.'
reeling to the farther end of   -
'Wild Will!'   The wu;d- ran In
pored  admiration   round  tl
The minors clustered m r   : is
tin- .��� 'I^L^^^^^^^^^^^^^aaaaaaaaxm
more prudent, ol Mori ���
��� r- withdrew,   There ���    -
be mum (ro   ihooting after
occurred, and both par Colo
puti .1 li mdy wit li thel
The i. | .haying lie
i w o I ne lies I a he I gh I
��� _'    powerfulli Hull Una.   Like an old
ope   and hlelil* eel quicken
I sl
...      nit   I'll   take
���h.i entr isted
: H
-kr-d 01
ralglit la tin- lace whir
i aaaaa^aaaam maaaaaa.
"���:���;��� r' 1      ivered ll
II     pemed
f I
-fer,       Tl
,l nine which
i-uriiius coml
i pr .
iiiiali:   il    il      from underneath ihe
tors ns well .a- I do. only b
i  a Wester:.
��� ml)
led llie bull i.li :
pal 11;-'-"1
'id" compni i   pltnl!'   chuckleil    tie
'I lie   I illy   ftpee My   recovi red   li  i II*
-���di.   -    Kgerln
bncl        aril hi illant, only to      | fair  for  both   men.     your  fell'.
dismay I        I     dark muz
r,le ...     rcvol   ,-  and the i dm
��� 1,. . ".        |   old
cruelly behind 11,   'I  ��� .
In' iie    nl oi ,   :
lh  p -ioi fed n im i 'i.i  . up in the
'Curse, you Wiil !' nro". led the fel
low, a- his hand moved stealthily to
wards his belt, 'Whal do yoa Intcrfer
for '.'   'Ti.-n'i no business o' yourn,'
'Hnndfl up, Jack- sharp ! or I shoot.'
'Will means business.'
'I s:iy, mate, thai lad's in luck.'
'Send I iimv die bul I wouldn't, stand
in old Colorado Jack's shoes for narv
red cent.'
Such   wero   some  of   the  remarks
'i       i . i    a
'.'-ill   villi  the b ;:
��� .   . in.'.'
il. 'i 'i.
ill        flisl
nn iloulil I	
IP' ni' Hi do
oi1 nine lac I      ' vlllde Ill in
Iulo dog's-meat.'
'Twill, lush    Don'I  ii.''-    Inofi would
noI   dm'"  ih,   iiiy such   lion",    lin       '"
jllHl    Willi    llllll   'I    lllilllll*.'
I le colonel iincorcmonloualy adjourned
tin' mooting in order tlinl lis tnigflil emit t
.villi Wild Will.
'.''.'uy; I mean uo offence, least "f all to
; o :: nl I ar in -. i i.;. you now, squarely, arc Jack's terms fair?
'Thoy are hold ones. He certainty is no
coward,' tlio colonel responded.
��� !: is not that. See!' And lhe- famous
s-.-o.il wised himself to Id* lull height as
lie said: T once fought foul' Indians at
onto when only nrined with a bnwio
knifo. 1 am aide to hit a dollar with it
at thirty feet. Thero is not a man in the
territory whose eye is as rpiick and hand
as sure as mino is. So; I won't meet the
fellow so; it would he simply murder.'
'But the terms are ot his own choosing.'
'What does that signify? I am tlio
challenged one. If I meet Colorado Jack
in deadly strife, it must he on equal
' 1 know it, Will-! know it I' K" say-
Ing, the veteran clasped lhc scout in his
manly arms.
"These,  then,  my  trusty i '.nl-',  nre
lho o. ly i inns mi which I will consent
lo an i'I him;' nud Will went on lo Bpeall
'"iii'1 'ly in a  low, hul animated tone.
Comb Ihu think, hul, .ion will he running nn a wild risk.'
'It cannot lu- helped, it is about the
only fair way that 1 can think oh'
The Mexican emissary of Colorado Jack
ivim beginning to grow imp itienl, whon
his nil ssni'ss was checked hy the- col-
oncl's return,
Colouel Cohley's fiisl words wen-; 'I
have- io inform you, sir, ihu my principal 'declines your proposition.'
The Mexican sprang excitedly from his
chair.   'Hut he cannot.   lb' is bound'���
' Bxcuso Un- interruption,' interjected
the old soldier; 'wc nre tiio challenged
party, nml so huve the right of choice.
Here i- our proposal. Lot your principal
ho on lho pruirio on llie southern side of
the city in an hour from now. Vou .'.ml
I, sir, must be there somewhat earlier.
Tin- weapons will ho nnnicd on the
'Sir!   I   really must refuse'���
'Pardon. I think, Sir. ��� Eh I Ahem I
onr coiifoi-enco is ended; and as I li.iv.- a
pressing engagement, 1 must rcaucst thai
you will excusj iue.' So saying, Colouel
Coldey withdrew, leaving ��� luicklmltei' to
digest his chagrin us best  he  lid.
Tlio ji'reat prairie to the south ol Custer City was infested with prairie-dogs,
n kind of marmot whose deep burrows
constitute a constant source of danger
lo cowboys and horsemen generally,
These burrows nre lavorito nlacos of resort For tho deadly rattlesnake ('Crotnlus
liorridus'j, which, a i the miners and trappers believe, dwells in pence with its marmot ho-t.
The sun was setting, a great red ball,
in llie west; llio long shadows of tho
hills lay athwarl tho prairie when the
f-ei-onds mot. The two snoko together for
n few s".'iinds, and the Mexican laughed
convulsively as if at Rome singular pleasantry. Then lliey wandered into the
thick Riigohush, and were busily engaged poking aimlessly into tho holes oi the
prairie-dogs, when the l��*o men who
wen- intent upon n deed ul blood were
seen approaching from opposite dim*
The four men mot, Tlio principals bowed in silence. The s i nuns withdrew a
little npnrt, then rotui-iioil.aai! the colonel
spoke, lie snid: 'Gentlemen, we nood not
waste any time. Unless .lack wiil apologize nnil withdraw his challenge, wo may
ns well proceed to business. The light
is nl ready failing.'
At this Colorado .lack could not contain himself, but with a saturnine laugh.
exclaimed: '1 apologize i Well.'hy the
jumping Jehosopluit, but that's cool. I
only hope Will hero won't down on his
marrow-bones, tho whlto-llveroil cur.'
F.veii the Moxicau had tho grace to look
ashamed nt this outburst, and laid his
hand unoa tho arm of his brutal principal. 'Don't lot us tnlk like children,'
interposed the scout, 'when we ought to
net as men.'
The colonel only ignored tho vulgarity,
and said: 'These nro tho terms of tho
duel. Wo, ns your seconds, and guardians
of 'our honor, have mutually agreed up-
n w-pr.poiis. Colorado Jack,' ho coiitinu
ed, tuning towards tho man whom ho
addressed, 'il  is well known to us thai
you nre noi Wild Will's equal either with
lo  or knifo; so, in ordor to iniiko tho
liuni-es s'jiiii". ive huve decided that you
1 n ahull e eh [ilium your bared arm un
'H the shoulder in the hob- ol a  prairie
ilog, such  hole h ing sol clod by us as
i. ,!��� ivho escapes b dag bit-
i    .,I, ��� io bo ih" victor,
mil blind ii I   do!' yelled Col
, nnd a "I simply : ' 1
dni 1 llio colonel, 'yon
.   ' ��� imv' nrriuia nl; oi
i   nt 1 j   'I   Ftliuol   lho
il     .'    ,'   ull   ' a i.'I  Will
j     ,   |      ow,  lack,
.   ',1 n'l.   (or   I lo-
ed oul his hand.
i I   wish  vmi
Wl .     "
il ' ��� din I
,   ���        | olni ado
,n,l   I rembllug
I ,i iho award nnd
m      to the .i.. I '.   n
in I ��� .���
i   .   ���������    .n; 1   .
lor  III      i       'il
I      ���  ho r
', Iuiil
.    men
i      'i
I   "'���
ii id Wild ''ill rim" '';i|i"
���  |.,  Ida  I   i        i,lm i'lo  .lei.   dni   no
i lm     in dead
i uninjured
In     ui  . ippo ��� ii   iv.'is, p ml
?' iiupiir 'l a miner Hi i nexl  il   ���  n
ih.' Mexican, I liiickliultor,   ' Thoy say aa
old .In i,  w isn'l  bitten by any n'
ll 'a '
' I   I'lin'l   loll   Inov   il   W.'lN,'   replied   ll.
Hill.i'.   Th,ii, lowering Ills voice; '.Madrr
ih. Ulna, do yon I 111 nk ihal there ro ilk-
is ii   (Ind ?   Surely thoro nitial   bo,  loi
Hull  old tii'"iit-.inil soldier was nol
snake in his hole.   Hut it was ol no use,
.in i a  , male; he gol wiped out .ill the
8  111.-.'
'Ami Wild Will is tho hero ol the
' V.'s; lint let him watch: .leek has
loft friends behind who will avengo his
Not long aftor this Wild Will visited the
noiv mining camp at Deadwood. Ho was
silling at n table playing cards, when
au assassin came up behind, nut a revolver to his head and fired, killing him
Instantly. -V dozen hands flew to as
many pistols; but the murderer had gained tho door; turning for a moment, he
displayed tho foaturos of tho Mexican,
Chucklinltor; then he threw himself upon
a fleet horse, nnd galloping off, was losl
in tho darkness.
The next day the groat scout was burled. Beside liio dead man lay his rillo
and pistols, whioh wero to bo buried
nlong with him. Tho funeral s-rviee was
brief hut Impressivo, and at lho oloso ot
lho ceremony tho mourners walked in lowly procession past tho pit ol death, each
ono taking n last, long, sad look at th"
spot when- thoir hero lay burled. Whon
tlio Inst hid gono, the BOXtOUS did Iheir
work, and filled in the first grave in
.4 Ililill Itulll uf If mil ill ll III rioilllii-- un
liiir Zurich's V.'nlrrs.
A gentleman who has watched with interest the improvements and progress made
within the past three or four yours in the
manufacture of the wonderful metal nov
known in t lie new dictionaries, us aluniinui i
made an interesting statement loa, Washington Post representative i
" I have just returned from a trip to Germany and Switzerland," said he, "and whilo
in tho latter country 1 witnessed a sight
which was of itself sufficient to pay tne for
my journey. It was nothing less than the
launching of tho first boat ever ktiill of
aluminum. This took place somo weeks ago
on bake Zurich, n body of water which has
become celebrated as n birthplace of now departures in sliip-buildiiig. It was there that
the first naphtha launch ever constructed
made its maiden trip nnd also where lhe iirsl
successful electric boat was launched, But
this last achievement, the successful trial of
the Iirst bout in the world ovor bull entire
ly of aluminum, will mako bake'/. rich
justly famous. This boat is uot n largo affair. It resembles in appearance ami size
the small naphtha launch, und iu fact,
its motive power is an engine of this
kind, which has an improved device
whereby tho flame can bo maintained
while lho boat is not in nml inn. At a
distance the bunt has uo unusual appearance,
ll is only on near approach and close approach and close examination th.it a person
would notice that the bout was not painted
gray, but was mado of a white, shining
metal. Insielo every thing has this silver-
white color, for oven the scats, gunwales
and handrails am made- of this beautiful and
untarnishablo motal. Whatever a polish is
given the surface looks like pure silver.
Vot only ure the ribs and plates made of
aluminum, but tho eastings of Iho engine,
tho rudder, nnd oven the tiller ropes aro
made of this wonderful metal, The entire
amount of aluminum used is little less than
(IIJO pounds, while the tolnl weight of the
boat, including the wood, iron ami copper
parts, is l)7o pounds. Tbo launch will hold
from eight ; i twelve people One of cipnil
size built i,i wood and iron would weigh
from 1,-lii.i.o 1,700 pounds, The plates forming tho shell of the launch are only hull' as
thick as lhe iron plates used on othor
launches, lho speed was also greator than
in other bouts nf the sumo class.
" A great deal has been snid and written,"
continued ihespeakcr, "about the possibilities to be attained by building ships of this
metal, but it seems to have fallen to lhc lot
of several enterprising people of Switzerland to fi"st put one of those theories Into
practice. I hope the good work will soon
be continued on this side of the ocean.
the  .
whei i
The Ocean no Longer Trackless,
We speak of the ocean as "trackless.'' It
is so no longer. If two vessels sail from
Xew York foi Calcutta they will, if intelligently navigated, follow so nearly the same
course that their paths, if plotted on a chart,
will hardly diverge by tifly miles at any
poiut. The same is true of every other
route. Let ua consider the case of a vessel
hound to New York from Liverpool, Her
captain might, if prepared for a constant
battlo against adverse winds and ourrents
uml winter gules, select a route not very
different from that followed by oooan steamers between those porls. Otherwise ho
would follow tho southern route hud down
by Iho sailing directory, and, aftor boating
to the westward a few hundred milos to
niiiku sure of clearing the coast of Spain,
would shape u course to the southward,
passing as far west of .Miidoiriiuxtho westerly winds nf those liilillldos will permit,  lie-
tweon Madeira and tho Canarloa, but a fow
hundred inllos to tho westward of both, he
would fun hi v. iy,'ie ii'088lhubaflllng"calms
nf Cancer," and pi li upthonoitheiial trades
With those ii lin nml lie-in uing every
mile, bo wiuihi ��wi eJidoWH In tllOBOtllhailt!
west, ami, whon well over toward llio Wost
I nd ns, him I n pin I hi'noil luiii nl toward ller-
eiiidii,    llorc ho would huve to work again
icross ilii'iiihiisof L'nncor, uml thon, with
ho  11 ii in I.nl probably woalorlywiiulaof
our Atlantic cousl nnd with the Gulf stroam
in IiIb favor, ho would aland mi uml mako
ila port, having Bailed 1,500 milos between
wo ports Iosh Until 3,000 milos apart, but
with winds and current almost imiformlj
itvorable, and with lino aud bracing weutli-
'I ho .ui in of 11 o Paris fund ovor which
tin two Iii ih factions aro fighting is s17*>.-
 ,   h u.i   iibacribed mostly by the Irish
d Aim i ici tltl ol the home rule movo-
in.     mil for ihe Buppoil of evicted loiiauti
li waa h pi situ I with lho Monroes in Paris
by tho li'iistoi i nl lho Irish I'lirliumonUiry
parly   Parm II, Higgar, and McCarthy, Mo-
.mi.) ni tin- only surviving truatoo. lie
i.,i in I for tho fiiinlH, pledging himself to
dovoto thom :-i tho uao of the Irish oviclod
t.iiiiiii Mi��. Pornell hus sued for thom as
In ii al lew nl Mr. Parnell, In hor suit nho
lin employed an attorney attached to tho
Uritish Kinlmsay al Paris, nnd this hat
aroused tho Ire ol tho Iriali Nationalists, who
ire, ni' roovor, desirous that the money
Blind lu obtained for the evicted tenants,
All around it is an ugly mess,
A Traveller Tail's tory no isaniij ��; hik
Aliisliun Trip.
Dr. Parker, ol :'��� ti n, ivlu li ��� iusl returned from a trip to Hrilisli Columbia and
Alaska, gives the following account of hi
journey. Says tl Doctor i Think i f sitting
down to a breakfi ' ol jitii y lakes and roll
in the month of August with icehei ���.. nil
around you I Impossible as this m ' seem
to be, Dr. M. G. Parker saystl lie nie
several morning meals under th". i circumstances this summer, and heartiiy enjoyed
himself, too, Thai wus in Al iskaa wnters.
That territory was purchased hy the United
Slates in 1807 from Russia' for the sum of
87,500,000, In somo sections of the States
there is a great deal of talk over the purchase even to this day. When the doctor
left Lowell in the middle of duly ho went
to New York, whore he wus joined by Mr.
John R. Reed, of Charleston,, S. C. and
lhe two sailed up the Hudson river, across
l.nke Chun-plain, thenoo up the St. Lawrence, across Lakes Union and Superior,
where at Port Arthur thoy look lho curs and
after a pleasanl journey over tho continent and through the Rockies, reached
Vancouver, iu wnich city he found considerable enterprise, and a placo ol grout
future promise A wook was spout iu lho
cities around Puget Sound and then they
look passage on lhe stoamor Queen at
Tucoma'for the Alaska trip. Dr, Parker then
nays of tin- journey : The steamor thai was
In be mu hotel for tho next II days was a
strongly built craft, about 500 feet long and
with a cabin oapuoity of 250 passongors.
We wore a merry party from all parts of lhe
country, warmly clad and ready for anything. Ac wore sunn steaming oiilonthc
tub of Georgia, and after a delight fid voyage arrived at tiie first place in Alaska territory, Kurt Tongas. As wo go up the
CluroucoSlre.it to Fort Wrangle, the scenery begins to 188111110 a grandeur that keeps
us on deck the greater part, of the time.
From Fort Wrangle wo go to Juneau, and
land opposite al Douglas island, whero in
j the I'rcadwell geld mine we see the largest
stamp mill in the world. And now as wc go
further north wc begin to puss tbe glaciers,
great Holds of ioo coming slowly but surely
from the mountains. At Tuku glacier wc
obtain it supply of ice for lho steamer.
Finally we arrive at tho Mitit- glacier, which
is ah abrupt wall of ice u mile and aepitirtor
wide, 300 feet abovo the water ami 2,000
feet beneath tho surface; with white
led top from long exposure to
in, but ol a deep, brilliant blue,
the last, ieoborg lias broken off.
process is - onsliintly going on, Ice
mi tin average every live minutes,
straits arc now full nf ieobergs,
smne of them the size of a houso, others
half a mile in extent, Their colors are
brilliant in tho extreme Ou one sido they
aro from blue to white, on another emerald green to white, while a ray of the sun
coming through another icy prism shows
all the colors ol the rainbow. The steamer
works its way cautiously umong thom, forcing a passage whore none is clear, for tho
last, beat was obliged lo turn hack at this
point. Although wo are surrounded by ice
the lh U'li'iimeii'i does nol register In-low 35
degrees and thu walor, sheltered by the
mountains, is aBsmooth as glass. The sun,
too, is very kind at this season nf the
year, for ii shines from .'I o'clock in the
morning until 0 o'clock al night. Tho vegetation is worthy of notice. We have always been led to suppose that in Alaska
there is plenty of moss and a few stunted
tree*. This is true in the mountains but in
lho valleys everything grows luxuriantly.
Thctri.es grow ton height of 200 feet, clover
j leaves are tho size of our oak leaves, and
berries nro live limes their usual size. 1
have also gathered flowers on the top of it
glacier, when they have found sand enough
in which lo grow. a\s we travelled north
we found the buys full of whales, souls and
buy salmon, The Indiana have an ingenious way of shooting a seal. Tbey tie their
ounce to a detached pioco of iceberg, and
thus coiicealod push it near enough io
the animal to lie able to hit it. At
Fort Simpson wo found an Indian
band that played God Save the ('neon
and Hail Columbia, und at Sitka we
attonded a full dross ball in the town hall.
In Glacier liny wo wore treated to a mirage
twenty miles in extent. Clliloat was the
point farthest north that we reached, und
here wo found the natives livingon fish, berries and sea moss. We returned south by a
different route, stopping d Fort Wrangle,
where we had previously left Sir Riohard
Musgrave hunting bears. We found him on
the lookout for the stoamor, aud when we
asked him if he had any luck, he pointed to
four heavy skins. There is nol one of us
who will ever forget thai pleasant trip, ll
was one every person anxious to see the
grandest scenery of thecontinent, that along
the line of the Canadian I'acilic Railway
through tho Rockies, should take. This
route Is certain to become a veiy popular
one with tourists and the travelling public
A Surprise for a ITankee.
An Atnorloan stopping at a well-known
hotel iii Southampton, was continually
boasting about tiie superiority of everything
in ihe Suites, ami depredating tlio productions of Old Ullgland. The landlord at
length, getting rather tired of 'his sort of
thing, detctminoil lo be oven with the man.
Producing half u dozen lino, healthy and
active crabs from Humble, bo poured thom
Into the Yank's bod, ami lolling his guest
his bod wiib ready, be lighted a oundle and
escorted him upstairs. Upon reaching the
door the landlord managed to put out iho
light, whioh of o.iiirsu didn't make much
dillorenci to the American, who undressed
himself uud jumped In to bod. Immediately he Line a terrificyoll and cried :
" Landlord ! Como here ! What are these
things in my bod'!"
Tho landlord was outside the door, and
anticipating what would follow had rollt the
eiinllc, nnil going and looking at the bed,
coolly remarked i
" Them's Ileus; can you bent them in the
The Work Wan Performed.
Mr. Wlldwest��� You surely do not mean
in say you're Fnglleh, Why, you don't
drop your h's!
Mr. Tewksbiiryl'oild���No; mo Valet at-
ends to that for inc.
The finer the nature tho more Haws it will
jhow through tho clearness of it; and it is
n law of this universe thut the best things
shall be seldumest seen iu their best form.���
Ruskiu. i I
an ttir o   il i like-it i 11-buy-it, ��� by somo
i ban - i'  i- il in i.e.   Pi at in Arkansas.
He wai I to look over tliecom trj   ! Lone
Point, and, of course, everyone about tho
hotel hul plenty to tell him about what a
gland country ho had stumbled into. (!oin-
pared wiih Lone Point, the balance of the
United States was as a description of the
Gordon of Melon beside that of thu Sahara
Desert, Nowhere wan there such land, nowhere wero such crops raised, such game or
so many conveniences, As a matter of cold
truth, Lone Point was twenty miles from a
railroad, consisted of eight private residences, nine saloons, ono hotel and general
grocery and post-office combined, Thoro were
two mails a week each way, and a third one-
was being talked of, which Was to give Lone-
Point, almost metropolitan postal facilities.
The bone Point folks made up their mind
that if lhat Englishman was out looking for
a place to settle, he must selile ill that
place or take the consequences. If he Was
not suited it would bo no fault of I heirs.
They organized informal receptions, at
which the elite of the town were ploasod to
ippoar and endeavor to mako things mteresl
ing foi l he stranger.
I'he Englishman had attached lo him the
dole, far ni ult air. whioh is supposed to 1
tho usual accompaniment to distinguish
od foreigners, with plenty of monoy, and is
popularly believed to bo acquired only by-
travel ou the continent. Me received thoir
attentions with boooming condosoonsion,
and looked at their doings with surprise
through hi; eye '.'hus.
" The strangest people I ovor saw, don't
ye know : I can't make them mu, bahjovo,"
no remarked confidentially to a stray drummer, who was stopping at the hotel for a day
or .'WO, and who thoroughly under tood tho
"If that Engli.sher ain't the derndest
laziesl cuss that, ever set one foot afore
another, then I'm darned," remarked old
Sim, the prevailing town oracle; "hut they
say he's gol the dust, and that's what we're
after." Thus it will bo readily seen that
each had an opinion of the other.
At a dance which the stranger had been
persuaded to attend, he renin: ked to one of
the participants.' " It���aw���don't seem to
be the rule Here to appear in fu"
l"    .      .    '. ;i     lo    ii
Hi      .  .  '..������ . I lay Ii
y ii ml .,��� au i down the
ba '. . 1 ... ' j' m lin; thai he mas
drowiii il, they gave up the t in :i nd
turned holne. When lliey wen well out of
sigh tho Englisl man emerged from hiding
and walked twenty miles to th ��� next town
ami started on the back  track  for  "Oh
rpetl      icenail pli I   i akiud of
art work.     ,   imciisi   ��� ii
have been mob;   raveling English
ladieswi iblanl     ,,-\i izon ttery
and other curios, and liot iblo 10 glisli housekeepers have tiiki ii in n in.    :.   J m
savings in Ihis way. Il cues by i lie name of
American work, and a well-made mat is no'.
disdained for the nursery, smoking room or
Hingland " without sending for his baggage   many lady's chamber,   But under clover
ai Lono Point. And to-day thoy tell,. story
at Lone Point about a wealthy Englishman
who was going to settle there and marry
one of the gals, but was drowned in the
creek when out hunting.���[Edwin Ralph
Collins in " Texas Sittings"
A Hunter's Paradise.
" Pull dress'.' full dress", dii
���; - any chap here thai ai
on ' p'inl bim out, and I'
ipiii ; he won'l know what
' i'i Well, I should
bet tli il nini lei ths nf the poople here arc
ill    ���.' i in every rag they've got."
The Eiiglislun in ��� iw that bo was n il
understood bul hemndc no further comment.
I.aior mi during the fcstivities.at the con-
iltision of a very energetic dance with the
belle of the i veiling, she nestled closely and
confidingly to the lion of the hour and
whispered : "Say. mister, what's the
matterwiih yer specs? Did you break
1 somewhat hesitatingly:
1 right."
em yourself but some
and you don
The guest replioi
" No. me glass is n
"Didn't   break
other sucker did:
give him away. Well, I'll tell you, mister,
1 don't mind sayin' that I'm hard gone on
you, if you boa fcrrmer, and if you'll keep
dead quiet about it, and not wear 'em when
she's around, I'll hook granny's specs for yo,
and you won't be in pain from havin' only
one glass."
"Oh, but me deah girl, I couldn't think
of it, don't ye know."
"That's all r'ght, you bet I'm your dear
girl, and keep yer trap shot, an' I'll git the
specs. 1 kin do anything fera feller I liko.
Mister -mister���say, what is your first
name'.'" She bad gradually drawn the Englishman to one side, and took his dazed
manner for basbfulness.
'' Me first name��� aw, yes. .Me christian
name���aw, yes���Claud."
"I don't set much by that name,'
lisped the maiden ; "but I shall call you
Clauey for short. Did they call you Claud
because you was a scratcher���a hustler ? If
they did it must have been when you was a
domed sight younger than you be now. liut
that's notliin' to me, Clauey dear."
"Ah! ah! really,this is an awful surprise."
" Don't let, it stagger you, Clauey; there's
swads of surprises in this country. Rut here
comes Long Ike fer mo to dance a breakdown with bim, sol must go. Don't git
leery, Clauey, cause 1 dance with Ike, but
come to the house ter-morrer night and we'll
spark a lettle, and I'll give ycr granny's
"Deall me I deah me!" moaned thestartled
subject of the Queen; "that young person
seems to think she'll many me, Ah, deah
me I" and without more adieu, he slipped
out and went to the hotel.
The next day there was a select bunt gotten up for the benefit of the stranger, and
ho was mounted on the finest horse the town
afforded���a wild brute not half broken���and
the illustrious guest w;nt lo grass at tbe
first buck. Then, for his safety, bo was
mounted on a mule, This mule had a habit
of cringing or squatting when anything
touched his Hank. The first time the Eng.
Rahman, in trying lo keep up with tho
others, dug his heels in the mule's flanks he
squatted, and al that Instant u bevy of
prairie oflloKens rose in the air,
" What made him do that?" asked the
Old Sim who wus nearest to him ever
ready to stand up for the State of Arkansas,
replied: " Ah, Unit's all right, mister. Vo'
see, that's a setter mule."
" A setter mule'!"
" Ye-t, l rained to set on game like one o'
tlietu seller dogs."
The Englishman was Interested at once,
and old Sim dwelt at great length upon
the trouble and expense of training a mule,
and seeing a jack-rabbit ho rode up beside
tbe undo and gave it a kick in the flank
with his too. Down went tho mule and
away wont lho rabbit?"
Tin- foreigner's intorosl Increased, and ho
asked old Sim so many loading quostlons
thai the obi follow got disgusted.
As they wore fording a clock, I ho current
of whioh was pretty rapid, the Englishman.
to hurry tho inula up, touched him ou the
Hank. Down ho wont, BtumMed and pitch
ed the Englishman over his bead into the
Otirroill, and be was swcpl down the si roam
iii a twinkling.
As soon as ho rooovorod Ills breath the
Englishman, who waa a good swlmtnor,
struck Olltfor the shore, and tllOll suddenly
thinking lhat perhaps lho whole affair was
a plot to murder him, dove under again and
The shooting in the valleys of British
Columbia is most alluring to those who are
fond of the sport. Caribou, deer, bear,
prairie chicken, and partridges abound in
thom, Iu all probability thero is no similar extent of country that oquals the valley
of the Columbia, from which, in the winter
of ISSS, betwoon six uml eight Ions of deerskins were skipped hy local traders, the resell of legitimate hunting. Bul the forests
and mountains are as they were when tho
white man first saw them and though the
beavoi nnd sea-ot'.er, the marten, ami those
whoso fins an- coveted by lbe rich, are not
as abundant as thoy once wore, ihe rest of
the gain'is i | plentiful, Off tho Rockies
nml on the Coosl Bange ibe mountain-goat,
most difficult of beasts to hunt, and still
harder to get, is abundant yet. The " bighorn,"or mountain-sheep, is uot so common,
but the hunting thereof is usually successful
if good guides aro obtained. The cougar,
the grizzly, and the lynx are. all plentiful ami black and brown bears arc very numerous. Elk are going the way of the
" bighorn"���are preceding that creature,
in fuel. Pheasants (imported), grouse,quail,
and wat ;fowl are among ihe foathered
game, and tho river and lake fishing is,
such as is not approached in any other part
of the Dominion. Tiie province is a sportsman's Ede-n, hut the hunting of big game
thero is not a venture to bo lightly undertaken. It is nol alone the distance or the
cost that gives one pause, for alter the
province is reached, the mountain-climbing
is a tusk that no amount of wealth will
lighten. And these are genuine mountains,
by-tho-way, wearing eternal caps of snow,
mid equally eternal deceit as to their distances, thoir heights, ami as to all else concerning which a rarefied atmosphere can
hoeuspocus astro tiger. There is one animal,
king of all the beasts, which tlie most unaspiring hunter may chance upon as well us
the bravest, and that animal carries a perpetual chip upon its shoulder, and seldom
turns from an encounter. It is a grizzly-
bear. His his presence that gives you either
zest or pause, as you may decide, in hunting
ull the others that roam the mountains,
Vol, in that hunter's dreamland it is the
grizzly that attracts many sportsmen every
Prom the headquarters of tin- Hudson Hay
Company in Victoria I obtained the list of
animals in whose skins lhat company trades
at that station. It makes u formidable
'������'���'''���; l:o catalogue of zoological products, and is as
follows: Bears (brown, black, grizzly),
beaver, badger, foxes (silver, cross, and red),
fishers, martens, minks, lynxes, musk-rat,
otter (sea or land), panther, raccoon, wolves
(black, gray, and coyote), black-tailed deer,
stags (a true stag, growing to the size of au
ox, and found on the hills of Vancouver
Island), caribouorreiudeer, hares, mountain-
sheep, moose (near tho Rookies), wood-
buffalo (found in the north, not greatly differ-
entfiom the bison, but larger), geese, swans
and duck.���From "Canada's El Dorado,"
in Harper's Magazine.
A fair wind favored the coaster, Kale,
tlilS ii tland I ilci on a starry night:
'I In watch below in a oircls sate,
id  with  smoke   iu a  murky
nil say?   If
hi full dress
ire him so
loved him.
IV   so.    I'll
British Columbia Timber.
The Timber Trades' Journal has the following reference to the specimens of timber
brought home by Mr. Burall, of Wisbech,
from British Columbia: "We have received from Mr. W. T. Burall, of Wisbech,
who has lately returned from British Columbia, a section of a piece of piling timber,
honeycombed by teredos, after being in the
water two years. The timber was round
wood, and the perforations are confined to
the inside, the outer crust apparently not
being touched. These destructive worms
seem to follow the grain and thread their
way along, almost hollowing out the tr?e.
.Mr, Bural, speaking of tho immense
growth of trees in Vancouver, says
lie saw timber being cut in the saw
mills (i feet square and US feet in length.
We have a specimen of these pines in the
cargo from Puget Sound which CF. Xcame
& Co. are now landing. Amongst the arrivals in the Surrey Commercial Docks llie
Saratoga, from Puget Sound, has a full
cargo of Orogon pine, a wood whioh is
rapidly growing in favor for all purpososfor
which groat Btrength, durability uud extraordinary dimensions are esteemed,   The
cargo referred to will, WO anticipate, add to
the reputation of this timber, and as a curiosity we may monlion that it contains a few
piecosot wiuiey board nine 21 in, up to 2$
in. squaro, and .'17 ft. to 48 ft. in length.
We often hear of the giants of the American
| forests, and a sight of those enormous
planks will probably assist the trade heroin
becoming a little less credulous on this subject than thev aro at present,'
Twas a miracle of beauty,
Her dainty bonnet new,
With its wealth of budding roses
I leminod with heady drops of dew.
And sin- perched it on her tresses
\\ ith ii most engaging air,
Smiling meanwhile in the mirror
At the fair reflection there.
As her husbaud scanned the paper,
Anxiously sho turned to say,
"Toll mo, tie ir, what Is the prospect
Of the weather for to-day, '
Then hor liege, (who apprehended
On his pocket book a strain),
Uo.nl in must impressive accents,
" Thunder, lightning, hail and rain !
Who, io see her bonnet ruined,
For i "i uncut could endure
Suoh a fearful combination
For a pleasant shopping tour I
So the project was iiliiiiduiiod
With a look of dire dismay,
And siio laid her cherished bonnet
Sadly in the box away.
hands and taste it turns oul very different
from the ordinary rag carpet with its still'
bars and stripes.
Cut cloth or flannel in strips three-fourths
of an inch wide clear through the piece.
Sew these by the ends together till you have
a pound, which makes a large ball. Fine
heavy cloth of men's wear is cut half an inch
wide, and the liner the strips the more thoy
make in weu\ ing. A pound and a quarter
ball is allowed to make a yard of carpet a
yard wide. Allow two or throe yards of
bright rod, green or yellow for every six or
more of dark color, and you will have uneven barrings nf guy color, dark and gravely
pleasing to the eye. Mix blight color with
every yard of dark stripes andtho result is a
mottled ground. If you luive enough of any
rich color, you may have a oarpot or mat
with mottled center and borders of deep
I blue black and deep yellow or rod, black
ami orange, The strips oan be dyed bronze
peacock, deep rod or any strong color after
thoy are Bowed together,
After tho carpet is woven you may sew
the breadths together with an ingrain border, nnd have a mat whioh is nearly ind.
struotiblo, for there is no end to the wear of
rug carpet in any one generation. No one
seeing such a mat for the fust time would
dream nf classing il with the hum-drum ro
carpels of old. The smooth basket work
surface, t ho rich colors vie with tiiose of
foreign mats, and in point of taste, a woll-
chosen, home-made mat will please better
than the crude red and green Turkish rugs
which, in fact,are lhe rag carpets of peasant
lionies in the East.
A Black iSquatter,
The white squatter is bad enough���too
bad, in fact���yet he 1ms uot reached that
high state of mealiness which Iho negro
squatter has attained. A traveler not very
far from Guthrie, Oklahoma, came to a miserable shanty, built partly of mud : and, delighted with even this reminder of civilization, ho rode up and tapped on tho door.
" Who's elar?" a voice demanded.
"Open the door, please; I want to see r.
human being, I don't care who it i,."
An old negro opened the door, poked his
head out, and said :
" Vercl is, suh."
"And I um glad to see you, too," replied
the traveler. " 1 have been riding across
this accursed country for throe days and you
arc the first person 1 haveseen. My mission
out here is not a pleasant one', i am looking
for a mail that run away with my wife."
" Lady wid him yit, sab ?"
" No, she has deserted bim ,"
" Tall man, is he?"
" Sorter got whisker on do side o' his
jaws ?"
" Yes, go on !" the traveler exclaimed.
" Lemme see.   'Bout forty years old';"
" That's the man."
" Talks sorter slow?"
" The very man. Now tell which way
he went."
" Who went?"
"Why, the man."
" Whut man?"
���' Why, the man you saw."
" Ain't seed no man."
" Oh, blast it, you have just described
tho man who ran away with my wife. Now,
tell me when you saw hiin and which way
he went."
" Neber did see him and neber did know
whicher way he went."
" Look here, I don't want to call yoa a
"Den what you gwino do it fur ?"
" Because 1 am compelled to."
"Whut fur?"
" Because you say that you haven't seen
tinman you describe."
" Didn't see him."
"How, then, do you know that it was
that sort of a man?"
" 'Causeyou said so."
" Because I said so ! Why, you old fool,
I didn't say a word."
"flood day."
"Hold, on, there," the traveler cried, but
the old rascal was gone. The traveler got
down and beat on the door, and threatened
to break it down.
" De interview is closed, sab," said the
old negro, "and if you injures dat do, I'll
hurt you, Bah."
The traveler went on cursing the old
scoundrel ami swearing that he would seo
him in chains a thousand years before he-
would again lift a hand to secure bis freedom.���[Arkunsiiw Traveler.
Iheir yarns of wrecks were and sirens false
And mermen seen to with mermaids waltz,
Bon Bluff���a reticent, grnosomo man,
Whose weird eyes beamed with mysterious fire-
Spake not a word since tho talk began,
So they did why bo was mute enquire.
''Spin us a yarn, Ben," a messmate said j
" You're pale enough to be sick or dead."
" Mebbo I am," and he made a pause,
That plainly proved he was ill al easo ;
"I don't get while, though, wi'out -.cause
^ 1 knows a yarn as yer blood ud freeze���
Summat wot 'apponod in Ihis 'ere sea,
An' 'ere it in, if yo'll list to me.
Murk you, beioro i tho yarn uegui,
It'll give yo ehills, 'ens it's father queen
Taint all about, wor 1 aiut iibeen,
Nor ono ye've 'curd for this forty year.
It's true, I'll vouch, as tho Phantom Ship
Seen round lho Cape- a'niost ov'ry trip."
As condiment to the yurnslcr s speech,
His messmates kindled their pipes anew,
Then gathered closer each unto each,
Whilo Hen his hand   o'er  his  forehead
And posed to them as a ghost-crazed man,
Ere thus his narrative ho began i
since tho   Will-o'-lht
" It's gone ten year
(A schooner,well found an' taut an trim).
In ballast.sailed, with the weather crisp
(���Jim Jones was skipper���ye've  'card o'
Fur sev'ral ports uv this Northern Sea ���
Asmugglin cruise, sicli as used to bo.
" She carried seven uv a crow, all told ;
The skipper, mate an' two boys an' me,
A Roosian Finn, an' a wench as bold
As ever fullered a man to sea.
She was the cap'n's niece���an orphin lass;
In my opinion, Al she'dolass,
"We'd been out, mebbo, a month or more,
^ W'en summat worried the Roosian Finn,
Fur at the time w'en 'c'd ought, to snore,
'E'd jabber jest like a lump o' sin.
Startup, asleep, in the topmost, hunk,
An' cut sich cupel's, yo'd think 'im drunk.
"I'l il bawl the name o the cap'n's niece
'Most loud enough fur to make 'er yeer;
The more wo bid 'im to 'old 'is pence,
The moro 'o gev us a cause to fear.
We told the skipper 'ow matters stood ;
'E only laughed, as we knowed 'e ood.
.  o
...   a   iri
Old friends are best. King James wa,
wont to call for his old shoes; they were
easiest for iiis feet.
Insuring a Perusal.
l-'iingle���Whit are ymi cutting that piece
out of the piper for ?
Ciiinso  I'm going to take tho paper homo
nnd I'm very anxious for my wife In read
the arliole, as it is on economy iu dress,   if
I merely tako the uncut paper homo
won't boo it.
F.inglo Bul I don't see how sIio'h going
losee ilil'you tako the papor with tho item
cut mil.
Ctlinso���Well, when she sees  lho place
whero the arliole was she'll b    ui ions to
Know what was out out that she'll send and
get another copy.
Plenty of Time to Repent,
lie   And you won't marry nie?
She���Well, 1���but just think, I've scarcely known you threo weeks, and am hardly
acquainted with you yol.
He-0, that's all right! Think of the
opportunity to got boilor acquainted with
me you'll have when wo got married.
Dressing conspicuously is a confession ol
Scarlet hnir scorns to be coming iulo
fashion. Worn in ooujlinollon wilb an
einerald-green bonnet lho effect is very re-
mnrknlile, and excites as much attention as
a lire engine.
If you would lift me you must bo on high-
ergrouiil. If you would lib orate mo ymi
must In, free. If you would correct my
false vl iw of facts hold up to me the same
facts ill the true order of thoughts, ami 1
can no. go baek from tho new conviction.���
"One night  ('twas   blowin' a spankin
We'd let out evory reef we dare),
The Roosian Finn at tho wheel I sees,
With heyes, like two rcd-'ot coals, allure,
The binnacle light it was gone eloan out,���
'Ho-ho! Titer's mischief,"sez I, 'about.'
"Afore I turned in, I 'urricd aft,
An' asked 'ow 'e steered wi'out a light.
'E looked as wild as a man gone daft,
An' savage, as if 'o meant to fight,
' 1 say,' sez I, ' wot d'ye mean to do?
Von jest steer right, or I 'ails the crew.'
"'E grinned, the fiend, but 'o didn t speak
I went below for to call the mate	
Tber' was a crash���she'd sprung a leak !
Saw 'is scheme w'en it was too late.
The mate an' skipper they rushed on deck
To find the schooner a 'opeless wreck.
"The bows was jammed in betwixt two
'Er foremast, snapped an'clear overboard,
Was swiminin' round with tho ropes an'
An' sicli like Uckle, which 'eld it moored.
The sui't an' spray, w'y it dished as 'igh
As the mizzen crosstrees or pretty nigh.
"' You furrin' lubber 1' the skipper cried,
An' whipped a pistol from out 'is belt
Before tho Roosian 'ml time to 'ide,
An' banged away with the gun 'e 'elt.
But safe 'e stood on tiie windlass still:
It's 'aril the Devil's own son to kill,
" The girl then come up tho cabin stubs,
Calm as yer please, though a trifle scared.
("Taint alius wom?n wot satin wears
As llinehos least in the danger shared.
The girl for pluck I ml rather choose
Who dresses  plain  an' wears low'eeled
"Now,  males,  this  'erois tiie strictest
truth :
The madman mado fur the tromblin'girl,
An' grabbed lhe harm uv our littlo Ruth,���
That was the bond uv our hocoan pearl.
Thecap'li lired with unsteady li.iim.
An' shoi.'er.   Poor man, 'owarn'l toblamo,
" Down fed our pel with a mulllod thud ;
'Er features  blanched usslie gasped an'
Wo raised 'or corpse from a pool O1 blood.
An' buried il ill tho rock's bleak Bide,
The madman dove wilb a dyin' yell |
Xext look the skipper a crazyspell,
" That dny. lho hull o' the ship  broke np ;
The male an'cap'n thoy both got drown
Fur threo long days not a Into nor sup
'Ad wo, w'en linioly a smack us found,
Right glad to sail from that rod,- so dread.
In Cud's kind kcepin' wo left the dead,
" 1 passed Ihal same rock live your ago,
One summer night, w'en the union shone
The wind 'ad dl'Oppod ; wo was sailin' slow,
Willi 'sadly 'oadway enough to steer.
I quit my trick at llie wheel in fright,
Fur haunted 'twas hy a tjhuJ in toAt/i ���'
" Upon tho mound that still marks Ruth's
I aaw distinctly the madman stand ;
Al first 'e monnod, then began lo rave,
An' lear 'is llcsh with a bony 'and.
'Twas liawful, mates! I can see it now,
As on thai night o'er the starboard bow.
" A cat's-paw laulenoil our llappin' sails,
An' borons far from lhc spectre grim j
But dreadful echoes uv shrieks an' wails,
Camo from the rook, in the distance dim.
Ainlbeen thersenoc ; but again, to-night,
At eight lulls, malls, it'll lean in sight.'"
:. ." i.. .���
...   ay  and lost      :
:  ��� '". f    .
his right
whether he livi '.   rdii
lie had dune many go . i ac'.s, h id ilwnvs
helped his  brother miners,   md  tried to
In ik en tho bright side ot life, bad  fough
manfully and been defeated m the 1 ,-���;,.
He meditated thus as belay under the tie
and filially, more dead thanalivefrom want
and exhaustion, fell asleep.
Two men passed along under the
Jirow of the mountain by the tree.
They were tall and straight, and from their
dark hair ami skin it was easy to perceive
their Indian blood.
"The white man is dead, "said one of tho
men as he bent on his knee beside llm
" Xo, there is a twitching of the eyelids,"
said the other. "Hois pale and sick. I
will tako him i nne, nnd Mimosa will care
for him.''
The eon vera ition carried en iu a low tone,
awakened tho miner,
" Como i, uii us, anil ymi ahall have food
and slieh. r," .snid the friendly Indiai -.
Scarcely able to boar his woight, Martin
loaned upon tin- arms of the tun men, and
soon fouud himself in the humble Indian
" Mimosa, here is a stranger, Take cure
of him. Red Cloud never let'i a human
being to die, Ho will get well, and then
we will send him back io his people."
After a timo tho miner gained in strength
and began onoo more to hope for a successful future.
"Mimosa," he said oneday. " I owe my
life to you ; and if J am ever rich I will
come hack and reward you."
" 1 shall miss yon," said the girl shyly ;
"hut 1 want no money. I shall be happy
because you are well again and hippy."
"1 shall yet find gold., Mimosa, You wear
a ring on your finger, and sometimes a chain
about your neck, both of beaten gold. Did
the metal come from mines near here?"
" My father gave thom to me," she
replied, and nothing more could ho learned
from her on the subject.
" Would vou euro. Mimosa, if I wore tho
ring until I went away'.' Perhaps I can find
the place where the gold came from.''
"You may wear it till ymi come back
rich. But you will forgot Mimosa," she
" Xo, 1 will bring you lack the ring, and
you shall give it to the man who makes you
his bride. 1 shall never forget Red Cloud
nor his daughter."
Strong ami hopeful again, Martin took tip
life, obtained work and believed once more
Unit he should find gold.
lint he missed the Indian gi 1. Mimosa
was not of his race, but she had a lovable
nature. He remembered that she looked
sad at him at his going away.
He wondered if she ever thought about
him. If she had some Indian suitor, would
she not wish for the ring again? He would
like at least to seethe man and his daughter
who laid saved bis life. He would carry
back tiie ring.
After Martin had decided to go to see Red
Cloud his heart seemed lighter. If Mimosa
wore married be could at least show her his
gratitude. And if she were not? Well.it
would he very restful to sec her once more!
lb started on his journey. The full moon
was rising as lie neared the old tree where
Red Cloud had found him. As he approached he was startled by a white figure. Two
dark eyes full of tears gazed up into his
eyes, at first with a startled look, and then
with a gleam of joy and trust.
"Mimosa," bo exclaimed, and clasped the
Indian girl in his arms.
"Why are you here, child, at this time of
"I came here to think of you, Martin, and
the moon'itrhtissosweot and comforting.
Tlie green trees and the mountains tell me
of you."
"Mimosa, would you love me if I were
"Perhaps I should be afraid of you if you
"Would you love me if I remained poor as
I am now!"
"Yes, always."
" I have brought back the ring, Mimosa,
that you may give it to the man who shall
make you bis bride."
"And would you like to keep the ring
yourself Martin?"
"Yes, dearest."
After a quiet wedding Mimosa said one
day; "Come with me, Martin, ami I will
show you where the gold in the ring and
tlio necklace was found."
Not very far from the tree where the
miner had lain down discouraged, Mimosa
pointed out the shining ore, the spot known
only to the fow Indians.
With a happy heart Martin Daly took
his pick lo the mountains. Tiie shining oro
opined under his touch. His claim each
day showed inorevalue, Ho hail, indeed,
becomo rich through the ring of Mimosa.
Yours have passed. Tho ohildren of the
Indian girl, educated, gentle as their
mother, and energetic as their father, aro
in ii handsome home, Lovo in that home
has kopt as bright as the gold in tin' mountain.
If an 3, nnd an I. and an 0, and a l',
With nil X nt the end, spell Su :
And an E, and a Y, and nn E spell I,
Pray, what is a spoiler to do?
Then, if also an S, and an I, and all,
And an II, E, D, Bpolloide,
Tin-re's nothing much loft for a speller to do
liut to go and commit aiouxoyesighed,
Pearson's Weekly,   kindness  of Isidor
Furst, N. Y. City.
The persiitittonch at the Christian mis
sinnurics iu China are now having to endure
seems to bo chiclly caused by malicious
false statements that nre made concerning
tho character of the religion lhat they tench
and practise. The Chinese people have
boon led Iiy Statements and native publications to believe, just as the people in Europe
a century or two ago were br"",'ht to believe concerning the dews, that lho Christ-
inn missionaries are not thoroughly immoral
peoplo, but tlmt it is a part nf their orcod
to kidnap and kill llttlechildron, Ordinarily, the Chinese aro entirely Indifferent as to
religious professions, but the fear that the
lives of their ohildren are endangered arouses
thom to ii high pitch of excitement, under
tlio Influences of which they have no hesitation in putting to death any Christian missionaries upon wnom they con  lay theii
bands, The , io..11 Government bus at
ht.-t -go' a move on. When Sheriff
ll. Igruve In . '.,������,', In i] led ". i be
1 'id ello.in "I   by   I'.',, ,1 il  to    OV0 1>
mei i Agout X'sii i! demited tbe
beginning nf the ond. This I.e. Iii ir
over by llm SI, riff of [' i.iton i was
merely u legal formality, bul wbi ro
so ni'ioh depends upou the '���-���
nothing lee.-. in ii ii ie, ' , ���. "ar-
weii's iiiii.e-.,,-. owner nf the to
enn now lu- erased from tbo Pro
vinoii'.l registry, and *'.i tilistnch
icinoveu. there will be uotbin j lo
prevent tbe registration of the lines
received from tin- Dominion :I iveru
nu'd. II is mado ch ar llm! the Provincial Government I us mil
blame tor tbo delay. Bul why bin
lin- Dominion Govornmoiil lain '.'.or
niiiul so long i Why b <'���<��� tbo
people of !'"'.'.. toko beon conlonl to
lol th - mi ttor lido i i il l. win i
importance i li should I e ��� In uu
made the burning qui stiou of tbo
town, mid tbe eitizous nboulel have
united in vigorous prole
the iinomnly. Inutoud ol .this tbo
townspeople nppoiired to be quil
r signod to thoir fill a, aud strait ;ora
I'iiii" and wou and in ve.- km v thai
Iievelstoke bud a burning question,
no deeply was il buried tinder tbo
mils:- of preju lioo and disugrecablo-
ness which is bo offensively ilis* '���������.
towards tbe newcomer by certain
sections of tbis community. It wus
quite casually that wo first beard of
the iron de and a long time beforo
we could get, at the truth of the
mallei', aa no two persons gave the
tiiiue version. There were a few
wiseacres wbo pretended they knew
nil about it; but tbey look good
care to keep tbeir knowledge to
themselves, and thon went about
trying to infect others with tbeir
prejudice, ami sneering al tbe Staii
because tbe editor did not discuss a
question he knew nothing of. Thero
are gentlemen in this town wbo command our highest respect, and we
have much to thank tbem for. We
hope the titles difficulty will noon be
numbered amongst " the things that
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Prico Lists
j is. Mcdonald & Co.,
rrn. -  t:
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K.evelstoke     -      -      B. C.
AI7MI7L> \ l     M 171 >P1? \ V-Tv2
b Hiiii MiAJu   MuhxjLi, Li\ I O
Importers of the Choicest Gronuries and Provisions.
We cany a select and complete mock of gent's furnishings, ladies' toilet,
and children'.* hoi is, i-Ikk's uiid I: n. statii nery, puti IH medicines, etc,
roqiiisitos and roady-mudo clothing. A largo nssoi'tiueut of pipes
tobacco, cigarettes, imported aud doniOBtin cigars, iruitB, ciuly. eti.
.Stove pipes, tinware, crockery, rough and dressed lumber, and other tjoodii
too numorous to mention, at moderiilc prices,
Telephone eommuniomion.
Liu liUuuviid/j   kJvM
V':\ un���Case.���Tuesday, January
bill, ut the residence of the bride's
mother, Carnarvon Street, New
Westminster, by tbo Eev, E. G.
Thorns, Eicardo A. Fraser to Hiss
Frances EL Case, formerly of Do-
treiil, Michigan,
M. David,
A Double Screntulo.
There was quite a lively lime at
the Uniou iloto!  ou Tuesday night,
when a party uf Beruunders io iho
number ol tiny or sixty assembled j
from  both ends ol  th" lown lo . ������.
tend a welcome tu  Mr. aud Mis. If.
A, Brown, who bad arrived the name
evening from Donald, at which piaoe
the twain bad been made one.   Mr.
M. David  led iho ooutiugenl from
the mill,  Mr. li. d. Bourne \ns tu.,
leader of lhe BtutioU i ll't*. and Mr,
1). Cowim heailod the towmtes.    I'ne
musical instruments uoubi
usual tinware and sticks,
bie oilcans I  i ..
of tui.c.   After a leu   .... etioiis ol
a mure or less tuui ful i haracter the
puny entered  the  barn oni
hotel, where Mi. I  o.' ���  taini-d
thom in a main, a inch  in
aiibpieious ic  isi
beal'.b o!   I.
.voro in ai* ;
bowd iii: d out,     filer--  ', ,	
u'ewly-uiaiie  bem diet   . tnii ileal   .
short dioianci   ..- i-    ....
tin- "tiu pot band" weie ,urr
tne house ...'.   ni
pii  eediLg from tl
which,   uUei
ana a ,. i	
tne ne.! ient
to the dour,
hu.i   i"   " :.
>    ti.
t .i       ..-;
.... .
tu   I..'     ��� I..
I . .
tbe ' ��� -    : i a
blatloll la lliLi   i
'...     .'
we .....       |
I '..'���''
t , :.. i l)  	
sheriff had seue.l th
b ball  oi   '
hud lake j  i
In,!   I'    fi.it I   all
the lots mid bj i  .
was i ,.i i,
BUPI Ill's Mltit  I
over in ...
Ouniplianue   ���- ol   tin
bupreuie Cu .rt, iiil tl.. land       ...
b-   I u ��. 11   .in i   i'i !
name ��� ' \ u-l
Uonditionu n ,
barn ell's   ie I.I	
'I o.n i-.  :..  ' :    '
tlie l.l-o . ,    I        . . .        .
II    OllUiiCe
Soon; tvto oi thn '  bun ...
the othei  lielu of ���!,.. ,,.
by (a. E.   t\ I IgUt,   He.''      i   "    Illlllll
uver io the agent by Sli irill Uo i
"KI'T.S   .'.'1
At s p.m.
Tenders I'm- n  license tn eut
i iniber mi Dtitnininii Lamls
in I In' Province oi' IJrii i--li
jjj to       II    .:-._. .1. ; :   .   .
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A MEETING of Ibo Shareholders
.-if the above Company will be beld at
tbe Company's ollice, Iievelstoke, on
WEDNESDAY, the 27th day of
January, 1W2, nt 11 a.m., for tho
purpose) of considering n resolution
authorizing the increaso of tbo Capital Stock id' the Couipany to two
hundred thousand dollnrs.
.1. A. MARA,
Viotoria, B.C., Deo. 18th, 1891.
li:..,nl Hul, l>. nbor, 1891
Is hereby given, that application
wil! be made io the Legislative As-
bi mbly A .British Columbia, at its
next si scion, ior an Aid. to incorporate
i; (' puny for ibo purpose of constructing, operating anil maintaining
n line of railway to run, commenoing
at a point en the Upper Arrow Luke
nt or near the mouth of theNii-kiiBp
Creek; theuce to a point situate at
tbi uor'.l: end of Sloean Luko; thenoe
following lh.- shore of Sloean Lako
tbe bank of the Sloean lliver to
i  po til i n 'he Columbia and Kootenai   Railwaj   lisi".   and   forming   a
tbe 'i villi  at a point near
tbi    id C ilumbia and Koote-
Railv y crosses the Sloean Biver,
��� to construct, equip, maintain litid operate a branch from tbo
��� ,j. sed line of railway from
-  |   in ar iho north end of
��� ���   :ii. nee running to the
���'  ' -rs   of   lhe   Casio   River;
,  ing the course of Casio
���   | .iiit, near its mouth
Lake, together with
to build, use, own
:    dlway nn,I branch,
nnd other rights
Dominion or Pro-
'    and   to  make
i! ���  i,:h
,   :  .  bei  eu ,i
ii nnd
.nd  [irivi
01   i|.| ..   ul
-    ., ������ VI one j i'n .1,
pli nly of
.    . .    i
- d ji    .i.   ���-i'i
. i .
bines ai
 i .     , '.   .  le  Tbo
', : ���'
i supply it to ons
.   . .   i .. .
i.   .    .   1,        ... .. ,.,   ��'. i h
���...',       ,     iooI or on Satin
1 ���
i    '   i ipply at
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idlmo  IlCi/OiiaJf1 A
Oarry large lines of pliiin, medium, niiul higb-grnde furniture.   Parlor and
Bed room s'etfl rnngiug in price from ��6.50 to ��500,    Hotols furnished throughout.  Office and bnr-rootn chairs.   Spriug '
mattresses mudo to order, ami woven wire, hair
nml wool mattresses iu stock.     Mail
orders; from Kootenny Lako
points Will receive early
and   prompt  attention,
B. C.
t ^iuu, all.
Hevelstoke arid Nelson,  li. C.
Dry Goods,  Provisions  and  Hai-dware,
Tho Public will tiud il to  thoir iiilvantaoe. to call and
Inspect, Goods, arid Compare   Prions.
Any orders  placed  with   Mr. Charles  Lindmauk   will have our
careful attention   and   prompt delivery  lo any  pall  ol   Iievelstoke.
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t     i
:s/      All desci'ipliouB of
gold  and silver.
ilflLSTOIl MiM & 1101
ED. PICARD, Proprietor.
Boot:. & Shoes of all kinds made to order on short
Tugs, lii'citsi Straps, Amos Buolclos. and Simps, ul all kinds
mil ni/.eH, kept in stock,
Notary I'ublie. Notary Publio
IMlnlntr, Timber uud   Ileal Estate Brokers nml Gcueral
Cniiiniissinii   Ayt'lils,
(''i ��� i;,ii: i'i, \"ii'. .ut', Hill uf Snlo, Mining Honds, e$o., drawn up,
I   ���     mid Vermin    i   Heeled ;  \\ ,A < Olaiuis Boughl nud Sold ; As'sobs-
��� .      ou dining l.luiiiiH Allundud to; Putents Applied for, Etc,, Eto,,
', A"  I llll,   l.:i I   ','.0 :.' i 11)1 :. I   IKSUHANl I   10ENT8.
I," . no T e.wi I1' 01 i;, fi i.'uke Tn Side and Wiiiiie.l. Agents for Mining
ir ., f, ���'.


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