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VOL. III.
REVELSTOKE, B. C. JANUARY  9, 1892.
���rt-aa>a��a��T,
Iao. SO,.
G.    TEiaalYlUkRY,
GENERAL BLACKSMITH
REVELS TOtCc".
Wagons and all kinds of
Vehicles Repaired.
Shoeing1 a Specialty.
PRICES RIGHT,
R.  HOWSON,
?l\lilk\ixt\ih
REVELSTOKE.
Coffins, Caskets, Shrouds, &c.
carried in Stock.
CARPENTER SHOP, MAIN STREET
CHARGES MODERATE.
���d	
WE TELL
THE
CHAS. F. LINDMARK,
ItEyELSXOKE.
WiifJJb, PAY & FEED
DELIVERED FREE,
T Q   CUSTOMER.
BEST QUALITY
Fir.Ramlcck&iJedar,
AND
TEAMING
To all Pints nt Kiaiit Prices.
IL HICK Ifl TO tf
BOOTMAKER,
MAIN STREET, JJJSVBL8TOKB
(Two Doom West uf Post-offioe).
sooar-a & SH ��IS
Of   AlaL    JKIND8
MADE TO  OliDEH.
HARNESS LEATHER
PF EVIilJY DliSCMl-l'IOaV
JtEPT   IN   STOCK,
REPAIRING WHILE YOU WAIT
J W THOMPSON
REVELSTOKE, B. C.
CONVEYANCER AND NOTARY
PUBLIC.  LOTS IN REVEL-
STOlvE BOUGHT AND
SOLD,
Ronls ape] Debts, Oolleoted,
about Seeds. We will send
you Free our Seed Annutil
for 1S92, which tells
THE WHOLE
We illustrate and give
prices in this Catalogue,
which is handsomer than
ever.  It tells
NOTHING BUT THE
���cwaiKKavTOW        a'By='*p'tt t
Write for It to-day.   \\  fQ^
D.M.FERRYi CO.. Wincisor.Ont.
1   ������ . ': i>
v -;.o WA   , ��
HULL BROS
EEVELSTOKE.
B UTCHER S
AND WHOLESALE  ANllllETAIL DEALEHS IN
BEEF, roi!K, ETC.
C. P. it HOTEL
EEVELSTOKE.
F. JUcOabthv  s    -   ,   r   Pbop,
Foresters'Ball at Ilovelstoke
First-class Temporimce House.
liOAIIU  AND LouGING  ��fj   PEI!   We-EK.
MEALS, 25o.     UE1IS 25c.
This hotel is situated convenient to the
station, fe comfortably furnished, and
affords first class accommodation.
THE
COLUMBIA HOUSK.
revelstoke:. b.c.
The largest and most central Hotel in
the city ; good aooommodation ; everything now ; tabid well supplied ; bar and
billiard room attached ; fire proof safe
BROWN k OLAEK,
Proprietors,
FREE BbS' AT ALL   TRAINS
KOOTENAY LAKE
SAW MILL
G.O.BUOHANAN... PROP.
P. 0, Address, Nnlson, B. C,
Capacity 20,000 foot por dny. Planer
shingle niiiohine, eto. All kinds ol
lumber on hand. During the season
pi" 1801 lumber will be delivered nt
any of the landings on tho lake at
greatly reduoed prices,
E. Fletcher,
Contractor & Builder
All kinds of Turned and Scroll work
done neatly ami promptly,
and at right prices,
Jobbing Work a Bpecialty,
Stockholm House
JOHN STONE, Pi-or.
The Dining-room is furnished with the
best the market affords.
The bar is supplied with a choice stock
of wines,liquors nnd cigars,
[L.B.]   HUGH NELSON.
CANADA.
PROVINCE  OF  BRITISH   OOLUMBIA.
VICTORIA, by the Grace of (hid, of
the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender
of the Faith, &C, ko., kc.
Te Our faithful tho Members elected
to serve in tha Legislative Assembly of Our Province of British
Oolumbia at Oar City of Victoria���
GliEI'TIXO.
A PROCLAMATION,
TiiEonoiii: Davie, ) WHEREAS We
Attorney-General,) are desirous and
resolved as soon as may be, to meot
Our people of Our Province of British Columbia, and to have their
advice iu Our Legislature :
NOW KNOW YE, that for divers
causes and cousielerations, and taking
into consideration the ease and convenience of Our loving subjects, Wo
have thought fit, by and with the
advice of Our Executive Council of
the Province of British Columbia, to
hereby convoke, aud by theso presents
enjoin you, aud each of you, that on
Thursday, the Twenty-eighth day of
January, ono thousand eight hundred
and ninety-two, you meet Us iu Our
said Legislature or Parliament of Our
said Province, at Our City of Victoria,
FOB THE DESPATCH OF BUSINESS, to treat, do, act, and conclude
upon those things which iu Our
Legislature of the Province of British
Columbia, by tho Common Council
of Our said Province may, by the
favour of Goel, be ordained.
Is Testimony Whereof, We have
caused these Our letters to be
made Patent an i the Great Seal
of the said Province to be hereunto affixed : Witness, the Honourable Hugh Nelson, Lieutenant - Governor of Our said
Province of British Columbia, in
Our City of Victoria, in our said
Provinoe, this Twenty-third day
of December, in the year of our
Lord one thousand eight hundred
and ninety-one. and iu the fifty
fifth year of Our reign.
By Command,
JOHN ROBSON,
Provincial Secretary.
W. F. Teetzel
Revelstoke & Nelson,
CUEMJST AND DUUUGIST
A Full and Complete Lino of
DRtJflS, PATENT MEDICINES.,
Toilet Articles, Wall Paper, ko,
AT EASTERN PRICES.
BT Cigars at Wholesale. JgJ
Raymond Sowing Machines kept
in stock.
NOTICE
Is hereby given, that application
will be made to the Parliament of
Canada, at its next session, for uu Act
to incorporate a Company for tho
purpose of constructing, maintaining
and equipping a line ol Railway from
tome point ou the Columbia River at
pr uear the southern boundary of the
Province to Kootenay Lake, at or
near the town of Nelson,, via Salmon
Biver and Cottonwood .Smith Creek,
with power tq construct and maintain
branch lines, and also to construct
and operate telegraph and telephone
lines in connection with the said
Railway.
CHRYSLER a LEWIS,
H li il tho Applioants,
Pill d lOUi December, 1801
MAIL CONTRACTS.
HEALED TENDERS addroRsed
��j to the Poalinustor-General
will be received at Ottawa until Noon
on FRIDAY, the 6th March next, for
the conveyance of Her Majesty's
Mails, ou a proposed contract for
four years, fortnightly iu summer and
monthly in winter, botween
CRANBROOK and GOLDEN
from tho lst May next.
Printed notices, continuing further
information as to conditions of proposed contract, may bo scon and
blank forma of tender may be obtained at the Post-offices of Golden,
Galena, Windermere, Fort Steele,
Fariuiont Springs and Cninbrook,
and at this ollice,
E, II. FLETCHER,
I'u.a ollice Inspector,
Post ollice Inspector's Cilice, Victoria, B.I!.,'20th November, 18111.
Victoria Uliutrutoda
We havo received from the publishers, Ellis & Oo��� "The Colonist,"
Viotoria, a speoimen copy of u work
which has for some weeks past boon
eulogized, not only by the Press of
this Province, but of tho whole
Dominion-;" Victoria Illustrated."
Wo must add onr quota to tho
goneral praiae of this work of art.
It is a book of Ot) pages, bound in
cloth, and contains no Jess limn 15U
different views of landscape, shipping, manufactories, stores and residences in ami around tho city, and
08 portraits of Victorians prominent
iu the government and business of
tho city. It is aiimirublo uot alone
us-u work of art, but as tho best
means that could bo adopted for
placing before thn Eastern public
the grand facilities afforded in social
and business lifo by the Queen City,
as well as its architectural adornments und lho natural beauties of its
environment. A glance at thu on���
giavings will oonvince anyone lhat
Victoria is making rapid strides, and
a pe-iusul of. the lellor-press will
firmly clench tii-.il conviction,
Tho first annual ball of Court
Eevelstoke, No. 7u3, I.O.F., took
place on Thursday night in Bourne's
Hall.    Elaborate arrangements had
been made by the committee to make
the event a success, and from every
point of view but the financial one it
was n complete success, aad reflects
great oredit on the management.   It
was anticipated  that at least 200
double tickets would havo been sold,
ami tlm floor of the large ballroom
(BOft. by 30ft.) would not lmvo been
overcrowded hud thero bef n double
the number of ladies present,   Compared with tho Now Year's ball at
Donnld,  tho attendance  wds very
meagre; but, then, thero is no doubt
that that "tony" resort takes tho lead
of any town in tho mountains in
torpsichorean or dramatic matters.
The ballroom was decorated with
flags and  trophies,  crossed rifles,
swords and axes, stag and buffalo
horns, whilo two or three huge skins
served   for  tapestry.    Evergreens
were plentifully distributed, and the
recesses were occupied by symmetrical specimens of young spruce aud
pino,  The Stars and Stripes and the
Union Jack hung peacefully side by
side, aud in the centre of the lower
eud of the room a Union Jack of
magnificent   proportions,   reaching
nearly from ceiling to floor, bore the
motto "Welcome to all," while on
either side were a splendid pair of
antlers.    Ladies' and  gentlemen's
dressing-rooms were provided with
overy requisite.    Although an entirely new one, the floor was everything that could be desired, grout
oare haviug been taken to render it
fit,    The musicians (violiu, cornet
and piano) were from Kamloops, and
gave great satisfaction.   Iu the 2nd
haif of the programme Mr. W. M.
Broun acted as pianist.   Mr. B, E.
Everson rendered most effloient service as director and floor manager,
and several of the figures, notably
No, 13, Navy Highland reel, were
highly amusing to the spectators as
well as the dancers. No. 17, a polka,
was changed to a " Rookaway," in
which three couples only attempted
the peculiar movement of tho dance
���Air. Everson und Miss Brown, Mr.
MoSorley and Miss Parker, Mr. W.
Tomliuson and .Uiss MoSorley, The
programme, whioh was tastefully got
up at the Sentinel ollice, contained
tho following :��� First section ��� 1,
grand march aud Circsssiau circle;
2, military schottischo; 3, waltz; i,
quadrille; 5, polka rush; 0, quadrille; 7, Lancers; 8, quadrille wal;/.;
9, schottisohe; 10, Jersey; 11, quadrille; 12, waltz,  Second section���13,
Navy Highliud Reel; 11, waltz; 15,
Lancers; 16, quadrille; 17, polka
(changed to "Rookaway;") 18, schottischo military; 10, quadrille; 20,
Newport; 21, quadrille; 22, Schottischo Highland; 23, quadrille; 21,
Sir Roger de Covurley.   Wo did our
best to got tho names of all present,
but possibly somo fow woro overlooked :���
Ladihs.���Mrs. Kelly, Shuswap;
Mrs. Smith, Rogers' Pass; Miss M.
Parker and .Miss D, E, McSorlcy,
Donald; Mrs. Widddiceinbe, Mrs.
Frailer, Mrs Henderson, Mrs, Dow,
.Mis, MoGarty, Mrs, Temple, Mm, E.
Doui'Ue, Mrs. Chapman, Mis. Foley,
Aire. Brownrigg, Mrs. Fleming, .Mrs,
Oberg, Mrs, Bourne, Miss Hulliday,
Miss McLean, Mjss, Adair, Miss A,
Brown, Miss M. Donovan, Miss M.
Thomson, Miss E. Oberg, Miss S,
Ttirnross.
Gentlemen.���Messrs. M. Campbell, F, Billingsley and ,los. Culliu,
KamlftOpsj M. Kelly, Shuswap; if,
MoSorley, Donald; F. Eraser, \7.
M. Brown, Guy Barber, 11. Bourne,
J. Sutherland, F, B. Wells, J. W,
Thomson, E, Bourne, Temple, J. W,
llusliins, D. Cowan, J, B mruc, Win.
Lee, S. White, W. Tomlinson, R. E.
Everson, W. Bicklu, 11, ti. Brown,
F. li. Christie, 11. Sin,) the, J, Foley,
J, Brownrigg, D. Robertson, II. Hay,
G, Wilson, F. MoCurly, J. Grant, J.
J, Keating, Dow, H, Glenn, VV, R
announced, and the menu comprised
soup, i\Ai, joints, turkey, gooso,
chicken, ox tongue, giblet stew, and
all the etceteras. H. Brown, of the
Union Hotel, catered, and the largo
store of Bourne Bros,, beneath the
ballroom, was fitted up aa a supper-
room.
The last number on the list, Sir
Roger de Coverley, was reacjiaid
about it a.m., and was gone through
with just as much zest as any of lhe
preceding ones, Who was tiie belle
of the ball? We dare not answer
thai question, but the gentleman who
hesl interp oted the poetry of motion
in the waltz could easily be dflteoted,
The members of the court are not at
all disheartened ai the nou-siiccets
(financially) of their maiden effort,
and declare that their second uuuunl
shall eclipse anytning ever seen iu
tho district.
REVELSTOKE TOWNSITE.
Tlie Question of Registration
Letter from the Provincial
Secretary.
The following communication from
the Provincial Secretary will make
it clear to many iu this town who
have heretofore beon quite at sea on
the matter the reason why titles to
lots in Revelstoke townsile cannot be
registered by present holders:
"Provincial Secretary's Office,
Victoria.
"Editor Kooteuay Star,���
"As frequent enquiries continue
lo be made respecting the difficulty
of dealing with titles to land in
"Farwell," I send you enclosed
memorandum for general information,
(Signed)
"JNO. ROBSON."
" allliSIORAXDUM IN IlEGARD   TO THE
Revumoke Townsite,
"A Crown grant of this property
was issued by tho Province to Mr
Farwell in the year 1SS1.
"Subsequently Farwell's title was
attacked i.y the Domiuion Government, ami a suit brought against
Farwell by the Attorney-General for
Canada to recover possession of the
property from Farwell.
"This suit was decided by Judge
Henry in Farwell's favour, but upon
appeal to the Supreme Court Judge
Henry's decision was reversed.
"In the meantime Farwell's title
had been registered in the Land
Registry Office at Victoria. Although
judgment was given in tavour of the
Dominion Goieminent, ousting Far-
well from possession of the property,
no order was given repealing tne
Provincial  Crown grant, nor any
order to can.el Farwell's registration.
"The Registrar of Titles can only
recognise his own records, and until
some stop is taken to cancel Farwell's
title upon the records Farwell's name
appears there as owner, and no title
adverse to his can be registered,
"The Registrar reports that ho is
informed that the Attorney-General
for Cauada is about to take steps tot
caucel Farwell's registration.
"Until this is done thero doos not
appear to be auy way of registering
titles to tho Pevelstoke property acquired from the Dominion Government, and certainly tho Provincial
Government has no power to inter-
lore,'1
Tobogganing,
Tho toboggan slide presented a
festivo appearance on Saturday night
when the opening ceremony took
place, n largo number coming from
tho station to participate, Guiiu-so
lanterns lent a charming aspect to
tl.i-scene and softened llie dazzling
whiti-nossof the "ihe beautiful" us
stretched in ono vast expanse from
tUo banks of thu Oolumbia away io
thu highest peaks of tl.e Selkirks,
broken here and there by huge
blackened stumps with white caps
on, very like giant negro cooks standing l(U'-o deep iu llie flour. We
would liko to say something about
the toboggans aud the tobogganists,
but believing the affair to huve been
quite private and confined to members ol the club only, we do not care
to publish anything concerning it.
No notice of the event reached this
Ollice, bnt we believe that a h.tlf-
sheut of Dotepaper was nailed ou tho
door of�� certain stoiu iu nhicu ouo
of the functionaries of the cub eloes
business, We ilo not know what
was written on this half-sheet, nor
do wo oare ; but we perfectly un.ler.
the motivo uf tlio writers, uml appro-,
oiate it uocordingly. For such a
high-toned club as the "Selkirk"
and such an aristocratic town as
Beiil, Wi Glenn, J, Fleming, M, Revelstuke this backwoods style of
David, R, Wetmore, 0. Oberg, W. "' rli ' ?, j8- ,to B��y.. "-<�� l��Ht,
Fleming and A. Hamilton.
Shortly after midnight Bupper was, in this, too,
pretty small business,   Bit we pro-
siiaui the "Great Mogul's (-and tyu 1 STORY TOLD OB lWKM'SHE.
Christmas evergreens still haug oa tlie
walls of my home, a bright fire burns cheerily in lhe polished grate, and peace mid
happiness brighten each dear face gathered
around mo, Outside, the snow lies cold and
whitet the bitter north-east wind is wailing and moaning with strange', weird odes,
that rise above the music of the pealing
bells,
My he-art is full of grateful joy as I sit this
New Vear's Eve in the warmth and shelter
of home. My wile's beautiful countenance
smiles al me -, little ohildren climb my knee
and a-k nie to tell them the story of Uncle
Lance, whose picture hangs on the wall,
with a wreath of green ivy round it.
The firelight falls upon a noble face���lhc
face of a brave and chivalrous young man ;
upon a broad brow and a careless wave of
fair brown hair ; upon clear eyes, with sonic
mysterious shadow in their depths | upon
firm, well closed lips, with a shade ef melancholy in them,
My gaze follows the children's glances,
Mid a rush of I cars makes all dim; the
drawing-room with its Christmas evergreens
the bright glow of the lamps, all fades; and
Island once more hand in hand with the
dearest and truest friend ever given to man.
He will never bo with uv on New Year's
Eve again; the brave, kindly faeo will
never mors brighten at words of mine j but
his memory lives with us, and will never
die.
Taking my children in my anus, 1 tell
them tlie slorv of Lancelot Eyrie's love and
life.
My uncle, Sir Marniaduku Eyrie, adopted
me at my mother's death, My mother, his
only sister, married, it was thought, much
beneath her, My father was a poor, struggling arlist, who had nothing but Ids tab
enis, his handsome face, and gifted mind to
depend npou. Miss Kyrle, of Upton Hall,
might have married well; as it was she
gave the rich dowry of her love and beauty
to Gerald beige. As might he expected,
misery and poverty followed the unequal
marriage, and in a few years Gerald heigh
died, less of actual disease, than of a broken
heart,
Kven then, my mother was not allowed to
return homo, A .small annuity was settled
upon her, which she expended principally
in my education, Hut when her father
died, and her brother, Sir Mannaduke, suo-
eecded, he sent for us both to Lipton Hall,
and said 1 should take his name and be his
heir. Sir Marmaduko had another brother
away in India, reputed be to a millionaire.
1 am glad lo look down the long vista of
years, and know that my mother was happy
before she died���happy in the love of her
brother, in lho enjoyment of her home���
happy above all, in the thought that her
���son would one day be master of Lipton
Hall.
She had heen dead more than live years
when a letter came from l'hilip Kyrle, written on his death-bod, teiling Sir Mannaduke his once large fortune was all lost j
and beseeching him to adopt and bring up
as his own child, Lancelot, his only son.
My uncle.real the letter with an expression ot dec]) gravity.
"What shall I do with two adopted
nephews?" ho said. "Miud, Report, 1 shall
keep my word to you. I will do my host for
your cousin Lance but you must be heir of
Lipton. .My sister was dearer to mo than
all ihe world. Besides, my brother never
cared much for mo, or 1 for him. My sister's
yon must succeed mo, although, In the eyes
of lhe law, Lancelot Kyrle is my heir."
I did not think much of those matters
then. It was pleasant onoilgll to be welcomed and feled as lhe heir of Lipton Hall; but
if my uncle had chanced his miud. it would
not have been a very great trouble to me.
Lancelot Kyrle came ; and from that day
until the day he died, I loved him bettor
than any other person on earth, save one.
Sir Marmaduko thought highly of him, too.
" Let there be no mistake, Lance,' 'he
used to say; "Rupert must he m. heir.
You shall have the same education, goto
I was twanty-three, anil Lance a lew iuuihiiu i       . - v.,.
older, a terrible tragedy happened at Lip-1 and folding  it
his
arm, carried it
ton Hall.   IHir uncle, tho good, kind
Baronet, died suddenly
One afternoon he bade me take a note to
Mr. Barton, his-olicitor, idling him to come
over on the day following, as he wished particularly to see him. He sat all the evening
over the tire in his old dressing-gown, refusing, tor the first time, tc dress for dinner ;
talking incoherently about Lance's commission, and my succeeding him. In the night
his valet fouud him dead, with a smile upon
his face,
We were heartily grieved; no unkind
word had ever crossed ids lips; iu him, wo
lost our best friend.
I need not tell you all the details of that
most sorrowful week when Lipton Hall was
in darkness and mourning for its kind and
indulgent master. When the funeral was
over, and we assembled in tho library for
the reading of the will, there was great consternation and distress, No will could bo
found. Mr. Burton said he had mado it;
my uncle's old friends Squire Thornbury
and Mr. Halo, had both signed it. The
dismay was uniyersal, for every old servant
had been remembered, Mr Burton said,
All search was in vain. Lawyers,friends,
servants, overy one joined in it; no nook or
corner of tbe old Hall was forgotten,  I
Beatrice with him, and Lance promised his I   ,,.,      , ,   ,,,        ,   ,, ,
ege0,.t * lhe gale had blown itself out with tho
I wish it wore a different story to tell. As
they sat there, Lanes gazing with loving
worship on the one being he ever loved,
there came on the quiet evening air a long,
horrible cry. Kven as it broke Ihe silence,
three terrified servants rushed in, saying,
" The Sepoys were coining !"
. For one moment, Mr. Arle seemed paralyzed ; then a cry, such as comes at times
from a dying man, came from him. He held
Beatrice in his arms, and hid her face on
his breast.
Lance went to the window.   It was true.
Coming down the road-yelling, screaming,   j^. w7,ite'kce a look to call forth all your
frantic with cruelty, and the prospect of an- pi,y.   The waters had been kind lo her
other English home to destroy-he saw a even in their savage fury
Sepoys.    With the rapidity     Whilebeams and planks had been wrench-
1 night, and as the sun came up out of the
still heaving ocean we went down to the
boaeii to seo what had happened to the old
wreck, whose bones had been lying a
Stone's-throw away for many a month,
There, high up on the sands, where a great
i wave had thing it just as the tide changed,
lay a body���the body of a girl .seventeen or
eighteen years old. Wo stood in awe for
a long time, and when we advanced wo
stepped as sollly as if we feared to awaken
the dead. There she was, poor girl, her
fingers locked together, her eyes half oprn,
her hair down about her shoulders, and on
away.
It was long after midnight, when I heard
a rap at my door,
"Let me in Rupert," said Lance ; "I want
you at once."
" So it seems," was my reply Jmt when
the door opened, and my cousin stood before
me, I saw that no light matter had brought
him.
"Itis not every one who loses his love
and his fortune on the same day !" he said.
"Sec- what I havo found, Rupert ! God
bless you, and make yoa happier than I
am!"
" What do you mean''." I asked,
But for all answer, he held out to me a
large parchment, tied and sealed. On it was
written, " The last will and testiment of. crowd   of
^i?1���!""6 Eyr'e' K'light' ��f Upt��n ��f  lightnini-rVjilan' 'suggested "itself ed from'tWd wreek"���l dashed in splin-
to hia mind by which she could be saved, tors on the shore, she was not even bruised,
lhe only means of entrance was through a With tender hands we lifted the body
ong narrow passage that led to what might higher up ,,��� tho 8amls , , ml , '
be ca led tho rout of the house. If those when the Coroner came and the fishermen
men bent on massacre could bo brought to gatherod, we hoped to find out who sho
bay there while father and daughter, fav- was. Never a line nor a scrap to identify
onre-d by the darkness of night, escaped |,er \VM\ slle ewM witll ht,,, ,'��� her j^
from one of tho lower windows at the back g|,e had a face which must have been win-
of th; house, all would be well. I hey might gome in life. She had a figure which had
hide in the jungle for a time, then make brought her flattery. Her wealth of chest-
iheir escape to Inn. erbad. I o resolve with nub Hair was alone enough to make her
himi was to do, In few clear words ho ex- p,,,u,i, she had worn oa. rings but thev
plained to Mr. Arle his plan. were mMng . ,he ,,.���, ,,,,���,��� ri      ������ ,,;,.
"If they could bo kept at bay for ton Blender lingers, but t'u-y had disappeared,
minutes he said, ' we might escape. If |t was plain that she had gone about [tin
we should be caught in the jungle, Beatrice, ��� deliberate way to conceal Ihe Identity of
l,.y, )vcd chilil, . would almost rather slay |ler ,.���rpse should the sea ever give it UD
you myself, than let you fall into their | "The body of a girl to us unknown," was
lw"'ls- ,���.-,,,        .    our verellot, and the body was taken away
I here was no faltering in the olear voice across to the mainland, to be buried in the
that said, 111 reply to him, " 1 am not afraid  village ccmeiery.
Hall, Masley,
*' This is the lost will," said Lance ; " and
of course it gives you back what wasalwaysto
have been yours. We looked in desks, cupboards, and bureau : no one ever thought of
tho old dressing-gown pocket. That is whero
I found it."
I stood, too surprised for speech.
" I understand how it happened," he continued. "Poor Sir  Marmaduko  intended
having some little alteration made;  took
there was no trace of Sir Miirniadnke's will.; the will from the safe where Mr. Burton says
The belief that the Baronet hail changed his  it was kept, and and put it in  tho pocket
mind, ami destroyed his will, grew upon us;  of his  dressing-gown,   meaning  to have it
myiioto, written at his request, strengthen- ready when Burton camo in compliance
ed the impression. The eud of the  matter, with.your note. It is strange none of us ever
was thai, as heir al law, Lance succeeded to j thought of that I"
Sir Mai'inaduke's estate and fortune ; the     "How did you find it?   I asked,
title was not hereditary,and I was left with-     " 1 was packing up.     When it camo to
out one shilling to call  my  own.     Lanco the turn of the dressing-gown, I rolled il up,
resolutely refused to agree to anything of and then folt something hard in the pooket.' .
the kind ; his fair face  Hushed crimsom,' At first, I passed it over | but a few minutes *'death, father I
lilt of what avail'.' afterwards a feeling of wonder came over     ." K1, i(' ,e done, t'1,on'
said Lanco. " I
will take those pistols, and stand at the
entrance of the passage.   They can   only
and he spoke eloquently but of what avail'.' afterwards a feeling <
He stoutly maintained his resolution for me as to what it could be. Imagine my sar-
many days, until Mr. Burton declared the prise when the lost will appeared ! Wc will ,
whole estate would get into ehancery -, then not open it until Mr. Burton comes to-mor-  a88iul mo 0,.'�� llt a. ll��10-.barely an hngbsli
unwillingly enough,  he took possession, row; then you will have your own again ;
Honestly speaking,  I did not care very and I am heartily glad, Rupert.   Lipton
much about it.   My loss was Lance's gain, could never give me any pleasure now.
He was my other self.   I took, willingly     He gave the will carelessly into my hand
enough, tho money set aside as his portion. | ���carelessly  as he would  have  passed a
After ail, we had merely changed places. It newspaper. It is not every man who volun-
was arranged that I s'-ould continue to live tarily yields three thousand per annum, and
And yet someone knows. There's a father
somewhere, who is searching���a mother
weeping and praying for her who will never
rcl urn. That was not the faco of a wicked
girl, She had friends somewhere who loved
at Lipton Hall for a year or two at least.      a fine estate,  with cheerful words. L
Evory ono loved the fair-haired, handsome wept when Beatrice sent him away, but he
stripling who took the old Baronet' place��� had no tears for the loss of Lipton. I cried
I best of ell. I have known no other so true out to him that I would never take it, but
he laughed, and said il was a relief to him.
On the day following, Mr. Burt in and
or so crave,
That chivalrous, close friendship between
men, is, perhaps, out of date now. I remember no other instance of it.   I know
the two friends who had  witnessed tho
signing   of   the   will   were   summoned:
that boy's honour, happiness, and fair name the servants   were  all assembled.   Little
were dearer to nie than my own. surprise was expressed ; every one expected |
Everything went on as usual; only one tlut. sooner or later, something of the kind quivered.
hauge came���that was in Lance.   He took must happen.   The legacies were ull satis-'    " Timo presses," said Lancelot,   "Beanie out one day  for a stroll through  the factory, and 1 was formally installed master  trice, tench my face once with your lips-
man, armed, can keep that passage for ten  fier. One night, three or four days before
m"!uios'���    .. ���   . .     .,     ,     .      ,      the sea gave up the body, that girl leaped
"But, said Beatrice Arle, turning her to her death because she oould no longer
sweet, but anxious face towards him, " you fiu.e th��� world. There is a man somewhere
will lose your life! | wi10 ,-rovo hor to l!l0 !i;v(ul stop���a man
"Yes," ho replied, quietly. "I shall give who knows that sho is dead and who feels
it for you !" safer for it. She cannot rise up to accuse
" Oh ! reflect for a moment upon what him���the law will not lay its hand upon him'
you would do!" she urged. j He may go about smiling and laughing. He
"I have reflected," ho calmly replied ; may even make himself uolieve that ho had
"my purpose is unalterable." nothing to .lo with her death. But there is
Then he went to her, and for one half- a hereafter, and some day lhat, dead girl is
minute hold her in his arms. to rise from her grave, though it hoover-
"I love you so dearly," he said, ''chat grown and forgotten for gciffcf ions, and
life has no charms without you. Let me she will stand again in tl e ^���ments sho
die for you Beatrice I" | wore as the sea cast her up, u!r child-face
Tears s.ar'.ed to her eyes, and her lips wearing that pitiful, despairing look which
filled our eyes with tears���and what word
can that man uttor in defense'!
shrubbery ; ill reality, it was to open his of Lipton Hall,
heartto me on the subject of his love, What Despite all that Lanoe could say, I make
blight, beautiful, poetical love I What the five thousand ten ; and a few days after-
pictures he drew of the sun-lit future? 1 wards he went not abroad; as originally in-
was always in them.  Only, at times, would tended, but with a college friend to Scot-
halt-shadow fall over his countenance, as land, where he remained more than a year,
ii
I    I tried to  forget those words of his���
She loves some one, but it is not me.
he said, " You think she cares for me.
you im'., Hubert?
kiss me in death, beloved.
She bent over him for a moment, and kissed his noble brow.
"Clod reward you, Lance," she said.
"You are a brave man."
With the yells of the Sepoys drawing
nearer, the throe descended into tho lower
A Sticrkeu Duke-
Under the general heading of "Kntre-
Nous" a writer in the Boston Herald says:
" There is something exceedingly touching
in the faith of the Duke of Norfolk, a ele-
,,,, , ,    T n     a-l   ,      ,      ���     I      1   ,;l,.��� ,. . a , '   . , WtWI OMI') 100,  iUIll   ail,    a*YHC    Willi     I.CitLllCU,     ' "" ~>   ������"M-����J   -.....,,.,..,  ......   .,..., ,���.
What could I say?  Calm lv and del ber. Yet at tunes, a g earn of hope came to my left the house so soon to be destroyed. They mier duko of all England.   Fancy a ma
ately I gave up my own hopes to him, heart.   Gould it be that she, so beautiful,  kd but t0 crnss a ,,,,,, wj-*iel.nesa & living on the ragged edge of tho nineteen!
trampled them under tool, as 1 cornel elo so fair and true, lovedme?   lhe very day  garden- the jungle  run   elo��e   by    Once  century, possessed of imincnse wealth an
again  if his face were looking into mine, ,m wH,h I made up my mind lo try my  there, they were safe.   There was no time a genealogical tree  that overtops ever
1 oould not Inlluonco her.   Ho drew a.l tho "ttte|  there came  a, note  and parcel  from ... 	
hope possible fimn her manner. She was al- Denby. The parcel contained some books I
ways kind and gentle; She talked more to had lent Beatrice Arle-, and the note was a
Lance than to me. Her eyes met his-frank- few kind words of farewell. In consequence
ly, and she give lum her kindest smiles, of her mother's illness, her father had writ-
She rarely met my glance, avoided me, ien to request her immediate return ; and
seemed unusually quiet and timid with me ; sne was leaving England by the mail, which
therefore I, in my blindness, concluded she went so soon, there was no time to see me.  |    Something like a shout of derision arose
loved Lanoe best, Itiseemed like a gloomy dream-Lance from tlmt [erooio,1B crowd, as suddenly be-
Seven months   after Sir   llarmaduke s and Beatrice both gone!   My days wore fore tbe .larrow entrance there stood the
Shall i one long dream of pain i everything was gijght figure of tho vouag Englishman.   Tho
"nrid light from many torches fell upon his
ever forget the bright sprint; morning when ,lreary and distasteful. At length, 1 sum-
he eame to me in his alfee'tionale way, and nioned up courage and wiote to Miss
said, " Rupert wish me God speed ; I am Arle. Her reply was kind and friendly.
coin:: to a*k Beatrice Arle if she will be my At brief intervals, we  exchanged letters
but there was n itlung in hers which gave
wile.
Though his words pierced my heart like
i slurp sword, 1 bade him "I't.A speed,"
and watched him as he walked down the
. ,   j ,venue oi chesnut trees,  Th nk how
me any hope.
Lance had been gone more than a year  ht,rn figjlt ,lg j^noe fought'then for the life
when I resolved to go lo India, and ask the a,���i honour of his love.
luestion I dare not write.   He returned to'
thesam- lege, ami. when ot age, I wil    ,   ,. ,���,  ... .,-..,. ; m\,\ hear from his own Upton; and I, who loved him so well, was Li-a, JL
give youyour commission and hve thousand  ;���..,.. ;,. ,,:.;, ;-..,,,;,, ��� he girl I loved,  startled at the change.   The bright young ))lw a��,
pounds. _   | lis wife;   II- never knew my treasured features had grown white and haggard j the, reoentlv
1'here no* er was any rivalry bel wi en u i,   ��� . ...
No brothers were ever more truly or sincerely attached to each other.   Time passed
on.   We left college, and
to live, for a time, with Sir M i
Lance- ki pi up i -orn sp m leneewi
Indian frii n Is,   From the
He
music had gone from his voice,
Almost the first words he s dd were, " I
must go to India, Rupert. I cannot rest.
It love and truth can win her, she may yet
1 e mine. Do not try to stop me, old friend.
I most look upon her face once more, and
listen to her voice, even if to hear my hope
estroyed again."
I would have remonstrated! but he looked t|,oy trampled him uuder-foot: but even .
bo worn nnd dispirited, I could not.   Once ,]lou |,|, ������������ wa3 bright with the beauty , cannot fi
w : n            ��� irs an I ������ j sore,
itself    half   away;
. ...              ...       together,
j and     -i itif il     For the
first thing   like
- -mind,    He  .., every-
tliec uldn :. it Mr. md Mrs. Arle,
of ins father's, were in England I ,                 t but it brought
edu latiou.   Edgar Arle I
lew words,    il
but return.         idiawhenhiscollej              , .      ingatthe and bade him (led spoei
en*  > in!'                            , vhen                  hd   one     He left Lipton oue bright dune morning.
":; ���;V':    " ���    'Iturneda.nl A,iSaw him then, I -Tee him now-witli
'. ���'        U-:!'   ""    �� "-  with  it  iny  ��faint glimmer of hope in his eyes, and a
she came to Denby, itov                                    . , .,  ,.,.,.��� .��� tha
tho  Hall, to stay witl ear, honest
mother i,   bhe was to        i                                . ....
years,   Ik , she does nol
Sir Marinade       ird this -twin
Lance  md me going
rooms; cautiously and silently the window  scendent of a long liue of the bluest blooded
was opened, and Mr. Arle with Beatrice,  nobles in her majesty's ompire, and the pre-
'  ' '     '   " "   '    '    Fancy a man
th
md
-ry
for word's. Whon the window was "iher in the anthropological plantation,
dosed and the two figures had with every human right conceded by this
vanished into lhe niedit-darkness, Lance- circumstance of his birth, yet so weighed
lot Eyrie went to his post, to fight for the down by misfortune thattheleastof human-
honour and life of her he lovod. They had lty would be foolish to envy him. This predrawn near now, and stood in more orderly mior Duke with boundless power has been
array before the house. I as Weak in the hands of fate us his less lucky
brothers who wear no strawberry leaves.
His son and heir his one ewe lamb, is a deaf
and dumb idiot.   The boy, now iu his 12th
year,   has   heen    through    every   treatment known to modern science since the
day almost of his birth.    Grief at having
given such an heir to such a dukedom is
believed to have killed the beautiful woman
who married the last of all the Howards to
perpetuate the noted line���but all in vain.
Jn the death of the duchess another blow-
fell on her husband, who has persistently
hey hurled 'themselves against him, wild  refused to wed again, accepting, us it were,
One aimed at, the fair, dauntless llie Wight on  Ids house as u sign from
il where Beatrice Aide's lip had so  Heaven that might not ba gainsaid,   Every
recently pressed,  was   a deep,  crimson year this pious father tokos his"poor littlo
wound.   Still he fought on, like a lion at, son to Lourdes, where he fondly hopes some
bay-fought, knowing that each minute was miracln may restore, what nat lire has nog-
priceless ; and they who wished him slain,  let:ted to give, a healthy mind in a healthy
calm face.
The first who attemped to enter the narrow door-way fell dead; another and another followed. Those ivho had laughed in
derision, now shouted in anger.   Never did
could not help a hairing his courage.
No one knows how lie died; they overpowered him at last, and wreaked foul vengeance on the young horn, who saved hii
lady's life ami honour.   As he lay there,
��� " again I yielded tiie dearest wish of my heart, at-���. is wear.
body. However one may sco',1' a! the idea
of the shrine of the Virgin at Lourdes doing what no physician in all Europo has
been able to accomplish, the paternal tenderness, the iinbomiding religious faith that
passionately devotes itself to such a duly
cannot fail of respect anal sympathy.
paying our r -; - its t.  i ������
t.. latton,
[ shall never forget the I   I
Beatrice Arle,   A i we ent. Irawj
r n, ihe ito 'I irranging
rare exotl ���; ll sautil .1
at ua     r tho flowers waa   te a
1 -ni i gain the gentle
loclear md trm    I -  ���
an -���. and (a i  h dr i the grai efu     irlia
figure ; the pretty i lush ,;: u i rimsoi
white brow, i. we adv am Bd into the   i
and welcome,!  .   with half-wistful smile*.
In that moment, children, 1 laid my heart
|t her feet,   I gave her the love that haa
never failed, never crown weak or oold
the love that, in death, will not change.    I
could not say much -her grace and beauty
awed me ; but Lance talked like one inspired.
Iluring our ride home, he spoke of nothing else, " Beatrice Arle " was the one sole
theme.
" I have seen her, uncle," he cried, when
wc caught sight of Sir Mannaduke, "and
she is SO beautiful I I mean to be. a hero,
and light until I win her."
The Baronet smiled grimly ; but there was
no mistake about It, Lance had lost his
heart,
I wonder if you oan guess the rant,; how,
day by dav, I loved her more dearly, until
life was all blank to rne, except it could be
���bared with her; how, in silence and sorrow,
I worshipped the pure, bountiful maiden,
letting my hungiy, craving heart feed upon
Words and smiles that were all tho world to
inc.
It is given lo every man, onoo in lifo, to
know such love ; some irille with tho treasure, others lling it away. I garnered mine
���jp -ny heart, and it lives there now.   When
1  "he wa.
me, and never
m methen, and
.
I   i ���      ���.���   aid, " She
ii fail
e.t maid, n tha Ived    ll wai like a
lea      i w to    a R iperl   *hen     e   ���
the     i     ovi ll wm many minutes
before I ou I ipeak again, An 1 1 have
been In the woodiuver linos, trying to
il , ir ���:..- h.'. * -'���' I an, and leaning
hit head upon hia han la he wepl pai
lionately. I itood over him, too erieved
[orworda,   I would have laid dowumylile
to have gi   ���'. him hi I love,
" I am lahamed of myself," he laid, pre
sontly | " but I thought ahe loved       I
shall go aWay,Rnpert ; I will goto morrow.
and not, look into her sweet (nee again until
I have forgotten its charm."
That very evening he began pai king and   [ived in mortal peril
arranging.    As   it.  seemed   to  divert   his
thoughts, I raised noobjection
" I wish to heaven,!', ipert the place were
yours I" he said. " 1 do not know what to
do with it. I shall never live in it now.
Slay here while I am away, and manage It
for me."
I promised to do so ; it, leomt to mo   now
like a dream, Wo wont together Into tho
room that had been Sir Marmaduko'i, Lanco
opened the proaaoa, that were still full of
clothoa.
" (live     th'-se     away, "     ho     said.
"Ke'-p    anything    you   liko,"     .lust,
as    he   spoke,    'he
fell bom the wardrobe.
smile tender as a woman's ou his lips.
" Good-bye, Rupert," he said. "You have
been the ! meat and lust of friends to mo!"
I am always happy when i think of those
h    . ��� ll   voids.
I must tell you briefly all that passed
��-.I ii he readied India ; it was to find the
terrible mutiny at ibe height, and Englishmen tlying for life.
The Area lived near llie town of Bunder-
Hii purpose was fulfilled { Beatrice Arle,
wassavod. She, with hoi father, lay hidden .
ill the dark depths of tho jungle for one
whole night and day. When the house was
destroyed, they .aw the reflection of tho
flames in the sky. During the second night
they escaped to Btinderbad.
It is many years since, but the sorrow
and pain arc witli us still. Beatrice Arlo
and her father oaoaped tho mutiny, and
were among the few who returned homo.
Then I found courage to ask the question I
I would never ask while Lancelot Eyrlo
lived. I know all then. Beatrice loved
loveti
How to Show a Gucs-t Out.
(.'an there be a porfect way to show a
guest out of the house' Curt duly there is.
It is ihe way the American servant know-
eth not, She goes to the door witll an indecent haste that smacks of glee. She
doesn't even open it, she only sets it ajar
with a nice calculation of space that gives
jest the crack you can slip out through, no
more, And she even grudges you that.
You havo a shamed sense of being thrust
out Into the world ; and before you havo
gathered np your self-respect and your
skirts, while your heel is still upon tho door
sill, the snap of the knob is heard behind
you. Lucky you are if yoa don't hear tho
sound of the bolt in the socket, as if you
were a trump or a brok agent.
| The English maid knows how to mako
this act beautiful,    There is an exquisite
bad, on the Ganges; they had a protty mo, and had loved me alonofrom the Iirst
! i ������ ling place, bulll more after the fashion day hIic had seen mo, just as I loved her,
ol .   Kngliah house than an Indian bungi- We were married after a time, and came to
low.    \lr��.  Arle died Noon   after Beatrice live ut Lipton Hall.
reached home | and ahe wai miatreu, then,     See, children:; there aro tears in your
of the establishment. mother's eyes.   Even now al times, she
Lao elol Byrle roaohed their house only droama that alio ia lylngln the dark, damp
juat in time to hear of the terrible uprising jungle, while Lancelot Eyrie stands alone,  &jr ()f (lc[erencc ,��������� rel)pccl tts ���n0 -   ������,
ol i , ie rasa,   It was no time to speak of lighting for her deliverance from a terrible lhf) (,      even atml(,h of        t .��� hcr man
lovo,   the old merchant olungtohlm, im- '��� ..... ...
plonng of him to lovlei Borne means of aav-
[ng hia daughter,   It was not for the lives
of the ladlaa they loved and honourod that other man.   Whoever di.l a deed more ga
Englishmen oared in those fearful   days; hint und brave than his! I e in wish nothing
death was a boon and bloating compared to butler for you, children. Oil New Year's Eve
what delicate and refined, pure ami noble than that you maybe us heroic, as noble,
''���'''I- , ,    ,.    . , ,       ner that she should be opening tho door be
No wonder we value his picture, an.l lovo  ,,...., .,.���    0v.�� l���Oal�� ia������... f,...ii ..���..-���....
his memory belter than the memory of an
Women endured at the Iuiii'Ih of those for
whom death   was too mild a  punishment.
The mutiny had not readied Bundorbad -,
hut the few Kngliah scattered hero and thoro
When Lane.-lot Kyrle
reached the home so soon lo be desolate, ho
found all confusion and dismay.
As they sat together that evening, talking
of England, Mr. Arle s��id lie had resolved
upon leaving huh.rise on lhe day following,
and taking hia daughter to Bunderbad. Tho
English residents were ill u-mcmbled in the
fort, and watched over by a tew of those
brave soldiers to whom  Kii|
much,
There she would be sate nowhere else.
Even as he shoke, tho old mull grow pile
with fear as lie thought, whal would happen
the
made,
and bravo us Lancelot Evrlo
Wise Words.
'II ask  the boss
' i think I'll ask the boss lo gefthii [����� begraoious,
afternoon ..If," said the youthful clerk.
" Don't," Bald the old cashier,
" Why not':"
" Y.ni came into this establishment to
try an.l got ou, didn't you';"
" Yes."
" Well, don't bean
hind you. Sho holds it open until you havo
descended the steps at least, perhaps until
- you are quite upon ths street, and she closes
it so softly that the click of the latch never
conies to your car. You aro inexpressibly
soothed and flattered, and you etep off feel-
| ing that the gracious tact of the mistress ia
I most charming where it hus revealed itself
' in the instruction that has taught the maid
or you'll never got on
A ino.'omenl has been started iu St.
l'etersbiirg to establish workshops for crimi
j nals who have served their term in prison.
! Such criminals iu some instances strong and
... ,      .   n '. able men  cannot  easily find employment
ofun trying to get off, whenthey rcga|n ,h(:fr lil)el,V)l |4,,US0
iigliml
Vol!      lllie, .iust    ".".. a��... ��" ... K  ......... ....,,
old    dressing gown   '' thai bountiful, graceful girl fell  into
i to the floor, hand of tho Sopoys,   His plana were ma
For the year 1892-3 the figures for the
Gorman army are as follows: 20,f>2l officers,
480,083 mon, 1,83" surgeons, 893 paymasters and  aeronauts, 5o9  veterinary sur-
their records arc marked in their passports,
and employers are loath to engage a mun
who had served a term in prison, Tho
philanthropists of St. Petersburg wish to
provide employment for thom, and if they
no trade, train  them  as carpenters,
aeons, 853 gunsmiths, 01 aaddlcrs, and 03,; turners in wood and metal, shot-makers,and
ToU horses | so forth. Description of tho Euin Wrought iu
Largest Island of Japan.
(lii.s ami villages shaken i<> pieces Aad
Tlion swept Away by Fire >in<i Wntor���
scenes of Terror-I'liyslcal t'linngc-s In
The Surface of tlio island.
A native Japanese, residing in New York,
writes to tbe Tribune of that city as follows:���The details of the recent terrible
earthquake in .Japan, of which we have had
only most unsatisfactory information by
telegraph, which had thrown many Japanese residents here into a panic of fear and
apprehension, have just now reached us. I
am myself a Japanese, and havo received
minute details of the great catastrophe thi*
evening from my brother.
1 feel bound indtitytn describe this fright-
fid calamity and heartrending scene���such
as was perhaps never before experienced by
any living soul to this public and espeei
ally for the satisfaction of those whose feci
ground sank in, carrying down with it thirty
or forty houses, to the depth of 200 feet or
even 3U0 feet. One of the largest of these
sunken cavities is found at the foot of the
White Mountain, which lies iu a northerly
direction from Gifu. It measures in length
6,500 feet, or a little over a mile, and in
breadth 500 feet, and is now a lake. The
Fuji Mountain, the highest in Japan, also
suffered to a degree that is marked from a
distance. The northern sice of the slope at
its highest point sank, the depression being
about 1,500 feet in width and m depth about
750 feet.
A man who narrowly escaped relates that
loud noises which resembled thunder, but
vastly louder, were heard only a few seconds
before the shock from underneath the
ground. When he started to get out of the
building the violent shock came; he could
not even stand on his feet, but had to creep
on " all fours" in order lo drag himself
out.
These calamities loudly appeal to common
humanity.   All kinds of corporations, in
The pioneers of the militia of a\Torthcrn
Ontario says Lieut. John II. Woodside, in
January Outing, watched the great struggle
going on along the .Mason and Dixon line
with more or less indifference, but when the
American war was over and the clouds of a
Fenian invasion began, in lKli'i, to spread
along lhe line of Canada's frontier they suddenly awoke to the fact that here was a
matter iu which their interests were at
stake.
Through all the rugged Northern Peninsula, washed by the waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Hay, the hot Berserker
blood awoke and throbbed to the roll of the
alarm drum, and the peninsula yielded a
harvest of armed men, as if the sparsely-
settled northern counties had been sown
with the fabled serpent's teeth. Towns
and villages were alive with drilling men,
and in the larger towns the streams of coin-
panics united into battalions, which were
sent forward lo Surnia, Windsor and other
threatened points on the western frontier.
The Thirty-first Battalion of  Grey,  the
a , �� . li        a.} 1 Biiaii.uiiii t y,       /-in   I. I in in   ui     ' ' m \i< n ,n i' in.*-,     in xiii<   j. sail v Y   "iajv i/vmnnava,   ��,,      '.iu,|      i">
ing heart and generous humanity stirred up . MMhn\ am,    ivftto in(iivill*lwl9 in japan I Thirtv-sccond  of  Bruce, Thirty-third  of
by the firs news are already active m rata- , ftre (,()i    ^Ab ^^ ^ I H ^ ^ niny.im	
ing the relief fund here.   If our hearts are   ��� 	
terrrlble flood which swept oil'Johnstown
in Western Pennsylvania, and the collapse
of the factory building in Park Place a short
time ago, the dreadful sight of which chilled
the blond of every beholder and thrilled
every heart with pity, nil these together are
nothing in comparison to the great calamity which visited the thousands an.l thousands and thousands of families in Japan.
The Iirst shock occurred at 0 di" a. in. on
October 28, and with ihis single stroke of
the wand of nature, the on'y possible means
of communication were cut oil from all parts
with those ruined places by the destruction
oi railroads, telegraphs and the disruption
of the s-.rfaeeof the ground. The shocks at
intervals lasted four days, an.l the number of
shocks felt was varied at places from 100 to  -j0ySi   ^   a ttlu-  g yeara   respectively, i
010. Anions' those are counted | were   this   week    convicted   at    Liver'
of
TUB relief fund, which is flowing from ull' from ils virgin solitude. Beside the young
quarters, amounted at last accounts to clerk in the town store and the muscular
827|774 yen (a yen is equivalent to about SO j machinist stood the hardy young axeman
cents) and Is already distributed among lho fresh from the rough farm. They were of
sufferers, But wo muetsuppose this isonlyj the same material that constituted Michi-
a little pitch onubighole. It is entirely gun's splendid buttalions which rendered
Inadequate to meet the emergency and we such signal service to the Northin the years
shall be very grateful to those who e hearts of the rebellion,
are warmed to practical sympathy by the |   The Thirty-first Battalion of Grey County
was one of the first to take  the field,  and
was sent off by wagon and railway to  Sar-
MiJRr)7hVFD BT BOYS |nia, whero it remained on duty for several
facts.
Two Children Fiendishly llrown a Third
To Secure Ills Clothes,
POUR   TEUUIFIC SHOCKS,
I were
i poo'
months. This was a position much threatened by the Fenians, and '.lie force gathered
there, to the number of about five thousand
at various times, was constantly kept on the
An English correspondent writes;  Two  alert.
By the  time  those battalions returned
lome after the Fenian scare had subsided
one of the   most   cold-blooded  the men had acquired tho steadiness  and
nd brutal murders on record. Owing to discipline of veterans, and by their attach
their extreme youth they have escaped the me���t to the camp and uniform perpetuated
halter and have been delivered into tho the life of some of the organizations, which
charge of a religious institution. The vie- under other circumstances would have soon
tim was of the same age as the younger ot  died out.
his murderers, and the craft with which the | Among those is the Thirty-first, a comp-
two boys lured him to death seems almost any of riflemen from Leith village, all marks-
incredible in children so young. Shearon men and mostly all brawny Scotchmen. In
and Crawford are the names of the two male- the same battalion is a company of Potsdam
factors, and they are a natural product oi Grenadiers, standing in height from six feet
the Liverpool slums by the la.vs of heredity ; t0 six feet six inches in their stroking feet,
and environment. Shearon was such an Lieut. Col. George F. Brodio bus command-
incorrigible youth that his mother took his ed ihis battalion for nearly twenty years,
clothes away from him and hid them to pre-; The Thirty-second Battalion of Bruce,
vent liisgoing out. He procured a piece of old always a well officered and disciplined force,
sacking with which he covered his nakedness j was famous for its charging cheer and the
andescaped to join his playfellow, Crawford, i steadiness of the companies in a rush upon
Recognizing the necessity for wearing up-: the enemy. It has produced some good
10.903. This destructive' list would I>are' 'he two 'K'.V3' according to theii own j officers. Old Captain .Morton, of the Tara
suggest to you the extent of the calamity SU,1T. decided to lure away the ntstdeoent- j Company, "as gallant an old Irish gentle-
and disaster. The devastation wus so shook-'lv dressed boy they saw, kill him, and take : man as ever stepped," died a soldier's death
im- that it might wring from one tears of his clothes. They met their victim, fcccles, ; '��� the fiist fight r,t Duck Lake in the rebel-
blood. Houses after houses, villages after illlte '" the afternoon and took him off to Hon of 1885.
villages and counties after counties aro con- Plily wit-h them at " the raits, as they de- The Huron men, with their roving, ndven-
fused heaps of ruins and tho densely crowd- scribed a large unfinished building with an turous spirit, made fine soldiers, and the
ed inhabitants that thrived yesterday are as' exci vation '" whi<m tllere Wils 1*1)0ut eiS1!t I Thirty-third was not behind the others of
literally oul of existence to-day as if some or tcn inolles of 'v'ilt-i-'- '1,,ey 1-*!8an tlleir i lhe north. Tho Thirty-fifth Simcoe Fores-
play by floating sticks in the water until j tors saw service in 1885, when half the bat
which involved destruction of human lives
and tlie violent convulsion of the earth, and
thirty powerful shocks, which destroyed
houses, but were not strong enough either
to affect human lifo or to cause any physica
change.
The shocks were felt all over Hondo, the
main island of the Japanese Empire, except
a small portion at each end of the long
island. The centre of the shocks was about
the centre of Hondo, embracing several
provinces. Tho provinces ofGifuaud Ah chi
suffered mast frightfully. The number of
the de-ad so far reported iu the Ahiehi is
2 351, the injured 2,7.') I, the houses destroyed 41,403' In the Gifu the number of the
dead so far known is 5,117, the injured
6,625 ; houses destroyed, 40,474 ; houses
burin
monstrous chasm in
TIIE K.lllTII HAD SWALLOWED THEM
Up.   Vast numborsofthemarebtiriedunder
some other boys who were playing there hie
gone away, and then Shearon and Crawford
(induced Eccles to try and walk  across a
the ruins.   The conflagration which broke girder some twelve feet above the excuva-
out after the earthquake spread with un-  tion.   The child said he was afraid, and the
wonted fury, there being none to check the
other two children then pushed him
into the water. He struggled and the
two murderers assisted him out, with
many protestations of concern, and got
him to take off his clothes to dry them.
thiew hiin down again and again. He s niggled for a second time. They assisted him
out, and then dragging him up to a higher
part of the masonry  threw  him over for a
flames which have made the furnace of hell
on earth. Some villages were completely
laid iu ashes and the air was tainted with
the smell of the burning bodies.
The cities of Kasainatsu and Kano are
gone out of sight and 500 people, are reported to bo lleud. The odor of the mangled
bodies under the ruins threatens an epidemic.   Haguiara, a town of Glfu, lost 100
lives and every building was thrown to the ! third time. This time he lay as he fell, ane
ground, leaving only a single bridge unmol- j Crawford climbed down and knelt upon tho
ested. Atl'akebana, oul of 1,;300 houses I victim's head, keeping it under water until
only two nr three are left standing. Tho f they were sure that life was extinct, Both
list oi deaths is untold. When all mutilated remains are dug out, which will probab-1
ly lake a month, and correct information
from all quarters is received the .loath rate; them ou and with Crawford went home,
will in all probability swell considerably. Aooording to English law in cases of child-
From some villages not a soul escaped alive. | ren between the ages of 7 and 14 it is for a
This appears monstrous and incredible; but' jury to decide whether they are responsible
it may really have been so, as they weie not of murder, and the jury iii this case found
only assailed by the falling ruins, but with qhat the two boys weie"" guilty of the mill'-
tire and water besides���for iu places moun- , der, but were not responsible on account of
talion, under Lieutenant. Colonel O'Brien,
united with the Twelfth York Rangers, anil
were stationed at Fort Qiupelle and Humboldt, to guard the line of communication
with General Middletou'scolumn, operating
against the rebels along tlie Saskatchewan
River.
Turning our attention westward we find
on the western end of Lake Huron and
along tlie north shore of Lake Superior one
Then they took him up to the girder and  nf  the  most  recent organizations  in the
Canadian militia, the Ninety-sixth Battalion, Algoma Rifles, with its headquarters
at Port Arthur, at the head of hike navigation. This is the only military organization in the district of Algoma, and companies are scattered from Gore Bay on
Manitoulin Island, Lake Huron, 460 miles
I east of headquarters, to Rat Portage, .'iilO
then watched the body for an hour " to see  miles to the west.
if ho moved," and  then drying the dead      The companies, though widely scattered,
boy's clothes at \ street brazier Shearon put I are so situated that they cunbequiokly trans-
! ported by either rail or water whenever
nitybe necessary to ooncentri.te the la
tains were so shaken that they collapsed,
falling in toariver-bed, obstructing and turning the whole current upon the ruined villages und towns.
The pitiful stories, the pathos of which
would cause choking in the throat of every
reader,areiunumerahle. Here is an instance;
A LITTLE CHILD Cltl'l-T OUT
trom under somo ruins, crying for help with
all the voice she could muster to get her
parents out of the wreck. But beforo any
help could possibly reach her she was surrounded with fire and was seen no more. In
the temple at Ohgaki and Takcbana on this
fatal day a great festival was to bo celebrated in honor of Shiuran, a saint of tho Buddhist calendar. A great concourse of people was pouring into theso temples from
early dawn, and by 0 o'clock they were
packed wiih young and old men and women,
The priests had juat begun their exorcises,
when this terrific destroyor shook the wholo
building beforo any ono could escape.   In
their age.'
An Enlightened Woman,
Iu St. George's burial ground, in the Ux-
bridge road, is a monument erected to the
memory of Honorettu Pratt, who ordered
that her body should be burned. It stands
near the buek of the chapel. On it are four
columns supporting a canopy, under which
is an urn with snakes twined around it. The
inscription on the southern face has nearly
all perished, As it is it reads;
 Honorettu Pratt
 ourable John Pratt,,.,
 treauscrof Ireland
 September 1 "00
and a fow disconnected words.   The northern sido hus the following ;
"This worthy woman, believing that the
vapours arising from graves in the churchyards of populous Citys must prove hurtful
to tho inhabitants and resolving to extern:
ene of the temples '200 people wero covered : to future times as far as she was able that
by the ruins, and the fire which followed : charity and benevolcticewhich distinguished
roasted them to death. The place was soon I hor thro lite, ordered that her body should
crowded with frantic and horror-stricken j ue hurnt in hope that others would follow
searchers. Tho sight of the burned remains I'he example, a thing too hastily censured
were dreadful. Sevoral victims had either hy those who diel not inquire the motive,"
lost headB, feet or hands, und still others I, T,1C ,atonc ia so weather-worn that it is
were torn to pieces. Somo were burned to I impossible to tell whether the vacant spaces
tho bone and othors still had somo flesh ' below the above contained anything or not.
hanging, but almost all wero burned boyoiul! 1' may have recorded the fact that her order
recognition. Despair and grief wero de- ]waa or WM not carried out. The date 1700
picted on the faces of half-frenzied search-' probably refers to hci birth, as the grave-
ers, who wero picking up unknown bones or I yilr(' came into use only in or about 1704.���
hanging to half-burned bodies in despair of [Notes and Queries,
ever finding the remains ot their dear kindreds. In these wholesale destructions
overy calamity that is known ou tho face of
earth was tn bo seen.
There woro many places whero the ground
opened and swallowed up human beings
alive, and small breaks of thin kind, a foot
or moro iu breadth and to a depth of fp-m
three to fifteen feet, arc numerous. Boiling
mud was
EJECTED IN MlllllTV I'l'llllHNTS
from some of these breaks or openings, and
100 Agnea St., Toronto, Ont., May 23,
18S" ; " It is with pleasure that I certify to
tho fuct of my mother having been cured of
a bud case of rheumatism by tho use of St.
Jacob's Oil, nnd this after having tried
other preparations without avail.'1 Win. H.
McCoKSELL,
ll is reported from St. Petersburg that
25,000,000 persons are unable to pay their
taxes, and lhat this will cause a budget do-
Bolt of ��12,000,000,
ta ion. Other towns planted in the distric;
promise soon to add to tho strength of the
regiment.
Attempts bad been made at different
periods to form a battalion in Algoma, but
il needed the excitement of the rebellion of
1885 to crown the efforts with success.
Recruited as it is among the hardy sons
of Algomai men used to roughing it on land
and water at all seasons, her miners, prospectors, surveyors, axemen, fishermen, all
well used to the handling of heavy craft or
birch bark canoe, the axe and the rifle j men
practiced in lo.,g tramps over rough roads or
through trackless wilderness wi lh snowshoos
and heavy packs ; ready hands to erect the
rude tepee or tho substantial highlit; the
Ninety-sixth bids fair to rank high among
the useful frontier regiments of Canada.
A splendid rillo range, up to 1,000 yards,
opened np by P, A. Rilles, is mude good use
of by the battalion rillo association, It had a
strong loam 111 the League matches of I SHO,
winning sixth place, ftliloh brought a beautiful trophy cup to the regiment. Some high
individual scores were made during the
matches, very little surpassed by any in the
contest,
Tho individual members attending Ottawa
iu 1SK9 reached as high as first, third and
fifth places iu matches during the contest,
Paymaster Russell, who, with his brother,
W. \V. Ruasoll, was woll known on thp Ottawa ranges some years ago when small-bore
rifles were in vogue, having a " possible" to
his credit in the extra scries Martini match
at 800 yards.
While I consider that in the matter of
dress the Canadian militiaman has nothing to complain of when placod alongside
his blue-coated neighbor, in the matter of
arms he ia deficient. The Canadian has to
content himself wiih the somewhat anti-
quale.) successor to the " Brown Bess " of
glorious memory, the snider Enfield, with
its ample proportion and capacious throat,
usint' the out-of-date cartridge with loose
foil shell, lik'-ly to bo found quite harmless
after a night's drenching if intrustod to
that most necessary -d'modern field articles,
llie thimble belt. Some remarkably accurate shooting, however, has been done with
the clumsy-looking piece up to (100 yards.
Compared with his lightly-equipped neigh-
It is to be greatly regretted that the
Dominion Government does not suiliciently
ee the importance of having an annual
drill for every battery, troop and battalion. The efficiency of the Canadian forces
now amounting to about forty-five thousand men in all brunches, would be
greatly improved by regular brigade drills
each summer, and the enthusiasm of the
volunteers would be stimul ited by tho recurrence of these camps of instruction.
In closing tbis sketch I feel that I must
give honor to an institution which is doing
a good work in raisingthe militia of Canada
to a higher state of elliciency, " C" School
oflnfantiy, established in New Fort Barracks, Toronto, under the command of one
of Canada's leading military men, Lieutenant Colonel Otter.
As the law makes it compulsory to hoM a
certificate from one of the schools before confirming an officer's commission, the immediate and vast benefit to our militia of having
three trained olficers ut the head of each
company and a thoroughly qualified staff
with each battalion must bo apparent.
" C " Royal School of Infantry accommodates from twelve to fifteen officers and men
each course of three months ; and the
officer or man going there for a lark finds
oul his mistake very quickly. Steady
work and close application to the numerous books placed in his hands are necessary to win the requisite marks to entitle
him to the coveted papers necessary to hold
a position of trust iu our militia force.
Officers receive pay at the rate of Sl per
day and rations, out of which are taken
their mess expenses, bnt tho nonuser of tobacco or wine generally has a few dollars
cominc to him at the end of the month. The
men receive 50 cents per day an.1, rations,
Each one receives free transportation to the
school, but there is no allowance for the
trip home unless successful in winning
papers, which of course means staying the
full time.
Arduous as maybe tho work in tho drill
sheds and on the wide expanse of common,
few officers who have passed a course but
look ahead eagerly for the time when they
shall have another three months to devote
to military duties.
The "Old Fort "and the "New Fort"
are the names which respectively designate
the abandoned quarters and the new group
of fine stone buildings half a mile farther
west on the shore of Toronto Bay. Both
the old and the new quarters are
close to the shore, which rises at the latter
place to a sodded lawn, on which are planted two heavy smooth-bore cannon mounted
on ship gun carriages. Through the weedy
embrasures of the old earth-works peep the
muzzles of a dozen small old smooth-bore
ship guns. All these are said to be of the
spoils of Sebastopol, and in their day flamed
against the stubbornly defended trenches
and wooden walls of the British besiegers.
In 18S5 the Govornment of Canada became aware of the necessity of an additional school for military instruction in Ontario,
and selected London, in tho western portion
of the province, as a suitable site. The
extensive and imposing three-story brick
barrack in the form of a huge crescent
dominates the crest of a slight eminence,
and affords a charming view of the
young "Forest City," as London the lesser
is called. The force here, as at Toronto, is composed of one company (D) of
the permanent infantry force of Canada,
and with the non-commissioned officers and
the school of instruction it makes up a borly
of abont 100 non-commissioned officers and
men. Lieutenant Colonel Smith, who wears
the medal and clasp of 1S80, is in command.
His staff is as follows : Surgeon, .\I, J.
Hanavuu ; captains, D. D. Young, R. L,
Wadmoro and R. Cartwright, and Lieut.
S. J. A. Denison. They turn out well-trained officers and men from this institution,
which is a proof of capable management.
Tlie officers of the Thirty-second and Thirty
third battalions acquire their training in
this school.
The Canadian volunteer asks for no hotel
comforts while performing his annual drill.
His hardy nature rejoices in the simple
equipment of the camp. He sleeps with his
nine comrades in a circular tent, in a pair
of blankets, laid on clean straw, sometimes
on tho bare ground. His accoutrements
cling to the centre pole by a mathematical
device of simple form. His food is cooked
in iron pots and pans over a fire in a hole ill
the ground, and is well seasoned with ashes
and dust. It is of the plainest, most substantial quality, served in till plates and
cups, The willow-bark tea cheers his soul
and strengthens him for the hard, steady
drill, buttoned up in a strong, heavy rod
coat, drawn closely by a hell and cross
belts. Ho cheerfully submits to the restraint of a soldier's life, all in return for
the honor of serving his country when called upon in time of danger.
Tho Work Was Performed,
Mr. Wildwest���Von surely do not mean
lo say you're English. Why, you don't
drop your h's!
Mr. Tewksbury-Podd-
-iids to that for mo,
���No ; me valet at-
Revcrsiblo carpets, which cau be turned
first ou one side und I hen ou lhe other, will
outlast two of the ordinary kind.
Tlie meanest mun oil record has now certainly been discovered. Dr. Craigen, a
Maryland county physician, yesterday sewi
ed up a gash on the leg of a man wounded
iii a railroad accident, and because the poor
fellow couldn't pay him }2, he cut tho
stitches out again. The matter will be called
to the attention of the slate's attorney.
Novtotiot St. Petersburg reports that the
hunger troubles have produced a peculiar
eU'ecl in the book trade. Tho Russian people soein to havo arrival at tho conclusion
that the principal cause of the trouble is the
lack of information and skill among tho
fanners. The demand for farming and agricultural publications has become so great
lhat tho book stores of the metropolis are
hardly able to fill all tho ordois thoy receive.
There is a serio-comic side, however, to this
national awakening to tho necessity of education for tho farmer. Publications which
have long ceased to exist and books of antiquated information on fanning aro now
"ought for. This shows that the farmers,
who had once upon a time read about the
subject which is of such great interest to
them, have not followed up their pursuit of
knowledge for many yours, and are at present ignorant of tho changes which have
taken place in their profession,
a\im guuiu in) neariiruni iiuiigs imijuru,
0 may I always ready stand,
With my lamp burning in my hand;
May I in sight of heaven rejoice,
Whene'er l hear the Bridejrroom'fl voice.
All praise to Thee, in light arrayed.
Who light Thy dwelling place bust made!
A boundloss ocean of bright beams
From Thy all-glorious Godhead stroams.
West Jesus. Thou, on heaven intent,
Wholo nights hast in devotion spent;
But I, frail creature, soon am tired.
And all my zeal is soon expired.
Shine on me, Lord, new life impart.
Fresh ardors kindle in my heart;
One ray of Thine all-quickening light
Dispels lho sloth and clouds of night.
Lord, lest the tempter me surprise,
Watch over Thine own sacrifice;
All loose, all idle thoughts cast out.
And make my very dreams devout.
-Thomas Ken, 168),
Golden Thoughts for Every Day
Monday���
I lovo thy king'nm. Lord.
The house of thine above,
Tlm church our blest Redeemer saved
Willi his own precious blood.
1 love thy church. 0 God :
Her walls heforclhee stand,
Dear as the apple of I lithe eye,
And graven on thy hand.
For her my tears shall fall;
For her my prayers ascend ;
To hor my cures and toils be givon,
Till toils and cares shall end.
lAnonymous.
Tuesday���Jesus declared, it is true, that
those who follow His doctrine must expect
to be persecuted by those who do not follow
it, but He did not say that His disciples will
be the worse off for that reason ; on the contrary, He said that His disciples would have,
here, in this world, more benefits than those
who did not follow Him. That Jesus said
and thought this is beyond a doubt, as the
clearness of his words on this subject, the
meaning of His entire doctrine, His life and
the life of His disciples, plainly show. But
was His teaching in this respect true!-..
[Count Tolstoi,
Wednesday���
The day is past and gone;
Tne evening.shades appear;
O, may we all remember well
The night of death draws near.
We lay i.ur g u-ments by,
Upon our beds to rest;
So death shall soon disrobe us all
Of what is her possest.
Lord, keep us safe Ihis night,
Secure from all our fears ;
Way angels guard us while wc sleep,
Till morning light appears.
���[Anonymous
Thursday.���"I do say thatGod depends
upon us to Christianize the whole world,
but He does act through us. Just as water
depends upon the pipes to convey it from
house to house, so God depends upon us,
and in a certain sense we depend upon Him.
1 want you to be moved by this and understand that it is the only way to get in sympathy with Christ. He bears tne whole
world on H's heart as He stands before the
throne. As the great priest had the names
of all the tribes ou his breastplate, so Christ
has the names of all the saints graven on
his hands. We must help Him bear tho
load. Ho says: "Behold, I have graven
thee upon the palms of my hands," On those
hands scarred by the points of the nails, Ha
bears the sin-, of a lost world and holds them
up, and you aud I ure to help him."���[D.
Gordon.
Friday���
Wc build with fruitless cost, unlesa
The Lord the pile sustain;
Unless the Lord the city keep.
The watchman wakes in vain.
In vain we rise before the day,
And late to rest repair.
Allow no respite to our toll,
And eat the bread ot care.
Supplies of life wiih ease to them.
He on his saints bestows;
He crowns their labors with success
Their nights with snfe repose.
���[Charles Wesley.
Saturday���Where is the mother who
would willingly forget the infant that perished like a blossom from her arms though
every recollection is u pang: Where is the
child that would willingly forget the most
lender of parents, though to remember ba
but to lament ? Who, even when the tomb
is closing upon the remains of her he most
loved- when he feels his heart, as it were,
crushed in the closing of its portals-would
accept of consolation that must be bought
by forgotfulness?���[Henry Ward Beecher.
A Pastil e.
Mr. Algernon Blanoos was an exceptional
young man. In the comparative solitude
of his own soul he had thought out many
things, among others a life policy, which he
intended to pursue with the gravity befitting a man of high aims, serious convictions,
and twenty-two years.
Foremost among the " maxims " of this
modern Rochefoucauld was the following ;
"To love is to he abject ; to marry is to invite i nnuil" These sentiments enjoyed the
distinguished regard of their author, who
was a man of his word.
Her friends considered Elizabeth Fonueil
to be a unique young woman, The subject
of an expensive education and a cultured
environment, her acts were supposed to be
the result of cool reason and correct deduction. In the jtAtn.al intimr of this maiden
was written, in a chirngraphy as chastens the
sentiment ;   " Love Man���not men !"
Tins was at once her standard ami her re*
ward.
�� t ���
Social obligations culled Mr. Algernon
lllancose to Bar Harbor, whither he went
reluctantly, with a copy of " The KreuUer
Sonata " in his pocket.
Hither also had lied Miss Elizabeth Fanned, whose devotion to a Volapuk grammar
necessitated the restoration of her roses by-
worldly recreation.
Tho exceptional young man and the
unique young woman sat ou a narrow shelf
of rock, their faces toward the Kast,
" Dearest I" exclaimed the man.
" Mr. Blancos," answered the maiden,
" whathave I ever dono to be addressed so
-so-"
Algernon interrupted tho adjective.
" Nothing ; but make me love you. Say
you will marry ma and make mo happy 1"
' If you really think I could, I guess,
perhaps, I ought to try," the maiden murmured.
Algernon Blancosc sab1 It wa- Destiny ;
Elizabeth said It was Hum nit y. They
were both wrong. It was Propinquity,���
[Dorthcu Luminis in Puck. TITLE QUESTION.
It will be seen, by a perusal of tho
.memorandum forwarded In us by the
Provincial Secretary, that "the Hugis-
t^ar reports that ho is informed lhat
the Attorney Gonerul he- Cnnndii is
about to take Bleps to enucel farwell's regi trillion," Thi will, no
doubt, bo done, and very soon we
hope, for the presi nt nuoiuuloiis, ce
of affairs is a sen,,; i elriiwhaok lo tie
progress of the town. It cortninly
rests with the Dominion Governinout,
who, being the vendors of lh'' hind
hi question, should at once bestir
themselves in the mutter; the won
der being that thev lmvo nccopted
paymoul from the bnyern of sui I Ian I
without making the least effort to
give them nn unrestricted titlo to
their purchase- for a title that cannot be rogistored is oertuiuiy a re
Btricled one, We trust this restriction will speedily In- removo 1, m.'!
when ihis is noooraplished we shall
not be tho least bit surprised if the
parties in ibis town who huvo hitherto
treated this paper with marked bos
tility should say the Staii had no
hand iu bringing the matter to u
satisfactory conclusion. Wo thank
the Provincial Secretary for h'n
prompt reply to our application.
1
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avi
i.irj
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7/5 a n
Pia�����
FINEST   FINISH,     FINEST   TONED,
QiLLVO
EASY   TOUCH.
LOuALJNEWS.
E. J. Francis, compositor on the
(Staii, loft for hia homo iu Calgary
on Wodueeday morning's express,
Rev. Mr. Ladner will preach tomorrow iu the MethodiBt Church,
Illuming ut 10.30, evening ut 7.80,
All are cordially invited.
Owing to a typographical error
last week it appeared in this culuinu
as if the saloons were to bo closed
from eleven o'clock Saturday night
until "Sunday" morning. It should
huvo read " Moud iy " morning.
Tho Presbyterian social ou New
Year's night realised IjjG.oU towards
the mission funds. Mr. Putuu desires to thank all who contributed
to tho eveuiug's enjoyment, and ho
heartily wishes "A good Now Year
to one und all."
What's the matter with our con-
temporarios m Kooteuay? Tne In-
land Seulinel of Due, itiih reached
u.-- yesterda* ; the Miner oi Dec. PJth
arrived last Tuetday, and the Uold n
Era tnrued up Ilo days ago. loo
much "festive season,'1 no eloubi.
Good news for the boys. Any
intelligent boy in Iievelstoke uan
make money by obtuiuiug a Majio
Electric Plating Outfit from the
Lutiies Pictorial Co., Toronto, Uut,
Tli
Ui\ EQUALLED
(\i :> r-y >m 17    /-v | ,/|   a   -VT-
If you think of buy-hip
: VELSTOKE
'hr.'iaf't^a.i -mm .-r,jX'j^.JI��jija.TB
Organ or   Piano,
Price Lists.
send for  Catalogue and
j as, Mcdonald & co���
AGENTS.
B.C
The Eootenay Star
EXECUTES
JOB PRINTING
OF    EVERY    DESCRIPTION,
AT MODERATE CHARGES.
toughest bit of work they had ever
engaged iu. Thoy were four days
coming up from the hikes, having
left last lui'sduy. They will put in
the winter at Eevelstoke.
New Year's Entertainment,
A very successful entertainment
was given in tbe Sohoolhouse on
New Year's ni|-ht to a large and
appreciative audience. The Eev. C.
Ladner (Methodist) presided aud the
Eev, T, Putou (Pi'esliytrl'iai.) managed tho magic lauteru business.
Tea, coffee, cuke and Bnndwiches
wero distributed by au efficient stuff
of helpers, and the occasion appeared
to be thoroughly enjoyed L>y all
present, Tickets of admission were
iiO cents, ami the proo.-eds Ior the
benefit of the Presbyt-riun Mission.
Owii'g to an eugaaeuieni elsewhere
ive regret b-i:;g unuulo to do more
than give toe numbers on the programme, wi h -ut particularizing;
hut, judging bv the uaiues ou the
li t. We ure sure that txceileut laleut
wus displayed.
Phoobaume.
'.-long Miss Ladn r.
Song���" ai o Cobbler,"... .Children
flue boy iu each towu will have au Quartette-'1 ihe Bnllilng," Messrs,
plittit piiEE,   The first to apply will Barber, I mrsier, Sutberlnud, Paton.
Bet)'. i; citation-" Wuicu One?".,. .Mrs.
On Sundav night last Pn s .ylerian :                  Ureelman.
serviu'as were held in tbe old bi ..uo,-   Soll8 Mrs. Kirkup.
house  on  ibe bill near th..- lower Club swing ng           .Mis-es Paton.
towu, better known ua the Chiues  | Guitar a   ...   utb organ duel 	
Mission rise.   I'he pastor, ii-.. . -*-   '               -;jl K';i;"":-
Paton, wishes to aunonuc  that these Song-"    ���'  ���'���'"������   .... Mr. Barber.
Services will be continued on   veri '""   ���'               ""��� "   ���   -Children.
alternate   n ' . h, when a cordial '  "* ' ""   ' ' ""' Gw*ne ln L)*xi*-"
yeloomewi                   | ���   .... Mesars Barbi          ��� /-.Sutherland
ami !' ' ���
One result - .   . ���           Mies Ladner.
in the mou                 ..-.,. ���   I
probabl-
Stoke  Smell r,   ni ...
ordiuury means are a idop ed
toaverl
Wh -ti t! a biaj   ...   . -
done the mountain
sun m It -
fi.  ��� whi h IU    b.      ...
rngged   .    ,
I.
Just bel w ���        ��� .
whei    bi ^   .
oi	
papa,' Miu
' i ; :.' Mis,Creel-
man and Mr Paton,
in
Rffr.  ��� ��� tern,
,.Ch nr.
\ ictoria   i inn    i linstiiius
N'iii r.
���      ���   ,        her of th.
COLUMBIA  AND   KOOTENAY
STEAM NAVIGATION CO.
(LIMITED.)
A MEETING of tbe Shareholders
of the nbovo Company will be held at
the Company's oflico, Revelstoke, on
WEDNESDAY, the 27th day of
January, 1892, nt 11 a.m., for the
purpose of considering n resolution
authorizing the increaso of the Capital Stock of tho Company to two
hundred thousiiud dollars. '
J. A. MARA, '   )'
JOHN HIVING, [ ��� '"9l6eff'
Victoria, 13.0., Doc. 18th, 1891.
NOTICE
Is hereby given, that application,
will lie made to lho Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, at its
next, session, for nu Act to incorporate
a Company for tbe purpose of constructing, operating uud maintaining
a line of railway to run, commencing
at ii point nn the Upper Arrow Lake,
at or near tho mouth of tbo Na-kusp
Creek: thenco to a point situate at
th ��� north end of Sloean Luko; thonce
following tho shore of Slocuu Lake
and the bank of the Slocuu River to
a point on the Columbia und Kootenay Railway line, unci forming a
junotion therewith at u point noar
where the said Columbia and Kootenay Railway cresses the Slooan River,
with power to construct, equip, maintain and operate a branch from tho
said proposed line of railway from
some point near the north end of
���: Lake ; tbouco running to tho
head   waters of  the  Casio  River;
ie following the conrso of Casio
to some point noar its mouth
on the Ki otonny Lako, together with
the usual powers to build, uso, own
the Bttid line of railway and brunch,
and to acquire hinds and other rights
or aids from the Dominion or Pro,-
;  Government,  and  to mako
and other arrangements with
railway, s oamboat and other com-
(Close to C.
Revelstoke
Depotj
��. c.
GENERAL MERCHANTS
Importers of the CboioestGruoorioH ami Provisions.
Wo carry u selept and oomplete stock of gent's furnishings, Indies' toilet,
and children's boots, shoos und hose stationery, patent medicines, etc,!
requisites and rea-iy-iiiude clothing. A largo assortment of pipes'
tobacco, cigarette'*, imported and domestic ojgai-s, iruiis, mmdy, etc.
Stove pipes, tinware, crockery, rough und dressed lumber, and other ijoods
too numerous tp mention, atmodoruto prices.
���.   11
and tor nil other usuul and
-   ary powers, rights and  privi-
r, (i, HAMERSLEY,
Bolioitor for Applicants,
... M
tbi . ;   ��� in thai lim
'. : ... I ....
the   resi ued witn
ittB ���..','.
eastern     ik - too num. i   i
il
its   .. ��� ice iio Im
mema ... wiutei
There I i      .
kwi ranc  u now-clad laud
named Arthur   nn ...        ind ehouse in I        11  i���. ���
Huiotrom,    I'he- exp-rie
harlshii      i their po up tl it? i      ���.
y..:.:.... b ing com ..... itiug
tbeir i oat ah nl liftoi n - ..'.-. the
Revelstoke on aceounl ...        I four
of the rival    I'hey then took      he  ere i a a  making   om ��20 to %2\\ t wok, The
mtre    price ol the plating outfit in BIO, bul
Hoys Can )l:ii Vlonej I'ust.
Ary unlive boy can make plenty of
oney ic bi i oe gbbi rliood by re-
tableware und jewelry Willi
. ne - f the Magic I I otrlo Plating
Thoso who Lave aln ady
i one ol tin a macbim a ure
A BAKERY IN CONNECTION VVITJ
Telephone communication.
Si'URE.
James McDonald & Co,
FURNITURE,
PIANOS, ORGANS.
Curry largo lines of plain, medium, arnd high-grade furniture.   Parlor and
Bed-room sots ranging in prico from $0.50 to $500.    Hotels furnished throughout.  Ollice and bar-room chairs.   Spriug
muttresses made to order, auel woven wire, hair
and wool mattresses in stock.     Mud
or(|orfi from Kootenny Lake
points will receive early
'   and   prompt attention.
MAIN STREET, REVELSTOKE.
B.C,
J. Fred. Hume & Go,,
ftevelstoke and Nelson,  li. C,
MERCHANTS.
DEALERS  IN
Dry Goods,   Provisions  and Hardware,
MINERS' SUPPLIES A SPECIALTY,
Tbe Public will find it to thoir. advuutage to call aud
Inspect  Goods and Compare   Prices.
Any orders placed  with   Mr. Ci*ahi,eb Lindmark  will have our
parefu! attention  and  prompt delivery lo uiiy pan ol Ilovelstoke,
PRICES GUARANTEED TO BE AS LOW AS ANY OTHER HOUSE.
BARBER
-TflJJ-
AND
ioian.
All ordersby niuilor
express promptly
attended
to.
BEPUKIAI.H
A
SPECIALTY.
AU descriptions of
gold and silver.
bbyii
W V
a&JUMWL&
��*
ice whioh Iriugcs  tbe   bon
Bnow lying too ri' p to atb  ij
1 i    Igl    II ���'     ; ll IU ll      r e-t'BIi
along tb-: i anks    In m kin   th
way nlon ��� tbi  preoar ous trail 	
:      ii ...     i
ii a human and      ...       .    i...
tt��� i -        . nl   mil com-
. , rrangoi - Biipplv il to onb
boy o.-.i.v in dhcIi neighbourhood
i h     loi a few hi t*rs' work, which
men had several ....... tnionn in u,    in,. ,....  ...      ; , lof  o     (tor a   ul o*.* on Batur-
icy water, breaking  through  ouu    in ioi lui i   reading    ..       .        ,j,L.-    No capital required   Any boy
(mindly, somstiuj.s   one   Ing  und   "The  IJuatmaii mmi , n      '       �����������'
a,,,,,,,,,,,         I . King in ad ii'-'m mu referring '"
Bomotimofl um  wi.ole  body  going Aooomiiauying  the  nuiubor   is an
tindiir.   Ou il. ii arrival b n   tiny     . ,,., pj turn, SJIhn. by 2)iii,,n,   '"""" Diorohant in bis town   ,. to
piesented a moctii��to;ii.ibliig ap|.-ear   ayoiuig lu.ij ul   i il   ig io   liu        In Hty will reooivo full purlin lari|
asoo, the Hneok-gaivo biyn-H ol  mow   "Tbi U   .     r, b     by return mail This ts a phiimasbh,
Li���,Ct,l,.?,n���i^ir!;^tflM(llfl',ll,,!I,({' r"VU       ll,(1   "< "   "     ���       '      I        l     ��AKI   n    BUSINESS   lol.   TUB
uceumulatmg to about  I vioo then   nmrilorii) is and on   I nil
ordinary bulk, hud traii-tfonut'd tbem laud indeed ihn whole pro\        i    ,    """   m ' A m-    AP''1-V a*
inio vonlauln  I'lubor Cbristmiisps   wall          iii of,        j ia mjy   ""''���    Addrosa tiAuma  Pioionui
1'hu last A; teen milos was about tho I Wlcouts |Co   I'oro to
ED. PICARD, Proprietor.
Boots & Shoes of all kinds made to order on short,
notice.
ALL KINDS OF WORK ON IIAUNHSS AND SAUDLJUS.
Tflg��, Breast Straps, Ames Iiucklos, and Snaps, of all kinds
and sines, kept in stock.
ONLY THE BEST MATERIAL USED,
PRICKS   111 GUT,1
VV. A.
JOWETT,
Notary Publio,
T. L, HAIG,
Notary Publio
JOWETT & HAIG
Mining) Timber and   Roal  Estato Brokers and Goneral
(Jommlsslota Agents,
Cimvi'vanccH, Agreements, Hills of Sale, Mining liouds, ote, draiyu up,
Kciitti and Aooouiils Oolleoted ; .Mining OlaimsBought and Sold ; Assess-.
 m -yorkou Mining Claims Attended to; futents Applied for,Eto',,Eto,,
0"  lllli:,   l.ll'l   AMD ACCIDENT INM'llANei; AUKX'I'S.
I, le on Townsite of Kevelstoke for Salo itud Wuutcd. Agents for Miniiii-*
Biochinery, EtOi
REVELSTOKE, I). 0,

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