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VOL, V.
IIEVELSTOKE, WEST KOOTENAY,  B.C., NOVEMBER 25, 1893.
Nq. 24-
Two
The iibPSulifHl1' js piling np,
{pet recorded, fpr the ai*Bson.
Nq��'l(- fa time you want good,
atout; bppts ant? shoes. Loqk at Sam
Biokertpn*** advt.
We understand that a branoh of
the Salvation Army is about to be
established in Kevelstoke.
Wm. Mackenzie oame up from his
reflet at the mimtb qf the river this
week. He says it will be a great
winter for trappers.
Hon. Joseph Martip, Liberal, was
elected to the Domiuion Piirliament
at Winnipeg on Wednesday by the
tidy majority of 489 votes over Colin
Campbell, the Conservative candidate.
Roman Cutholio services will be
held in tlio ohuroh to-morrow; io
the morning at 10.15 High Muss and
sermon j evening ut 7.yil solrtuii vespers and lecturo. Eev. Father Jos.
Aceorsini, pastor.
Thanksglying Day.
A slight bliaiMid from the north
ushered in Thanksgiving Day, but
later oo the weather beoame milder
and tbe gentle snow eame down. It
wag not by any means kept as a
holiday, all the stores being open
and only a few persona here and
there were notieed wearing their
Sunday clothes. The hotels were
foil and plenty of good cheer was
provided in the dining rooms of each
and all, the Colombia House, where
pver sixty sat down to dinner, coming
poi handsomely with roast dock,
turkey, roast beef aod plum pudding. Tbe Central had aboot forty
guests, who did ample justice to the
good things provided. At the Stockholm aod tbe Senate, where about
126 sftt down, excellent spreads were
the order of the day. Towards
evening the weather turned almost
balmy, rendering it an ideal sleigh-
jng night, aod the mooo looked
jlowo oo two or three large sleighs
foil of youthful aod noisy homaoity
apeediag o'er the white mantle to
ihe tuneful jingling of the bells.
Beg       "i- '       ��� ' i
yOTICE.
A MEETING of the membere of
\he Library Association and also of
the members of the Fire Brigade will
be held in Mr. A. H, Holdich's office
on Mp.nday evening next at 8 o'clock
prompt, to discuss the project of a
joint building for the use of both
P. B. WELLS,
tieoj. of Fire Brigade and Library.
Bevelstoke, Nov. 24th, 1893.
LOCAL NEWS.
Eev. Father Accorsini made a flying
visit to New Westminster tbis week."
0. B. Hume k Co. have a full line of
Granby Eubbers for ladies and gentle-
men.
G. H. Williams of Kaslo, formerly of
Eevelstoke, has opened a drug store at
Three Forks.
Tbe Star Almanao of Montreal for
1894 is just published, Needless to say
there is a great demand for it,
It is rumored that 130,000 tons of
A LOST SOLE
js a very annoying aooident that conld
never happen with a well-made shoe.
Hand stitched soles, such as those
made by Biokerton, have to wear off.
\ou will find that
PJCKERTON'S
HAND-MADE
SHOES
are positively the best for wear in
this country. An easy, perfect fit
guaranteed, and the style and appearance eqoal to anything yoa can
buy in the stores. Yoa oan also get
yoar repairing done while you wait.
You'll And Bickerton on
FRONT STREET, BEVELSTOKE.
DO YOU SEE?
\t not, go to the Pbarmaoy and get
fitted with a pair of
Laurence's Glasses.
fripos the same all over Canada.
SOLE, AGENCY FOE
VEST  KOOTENAY
AT THB
Bevelstoke Pharmacy
0. & H. LEWIS,
C0SFMTI0NE2Z.
SUPPERS and BALLS
Catered for.
WEDDING CAKE A SPECIALTY.
ASS_AYING.
PU) AXD SILVER,
0iu-.|auteed. Correct Results
Pve**..,.,,,    a01
Gold nnd Silver    �� "��
(flold, Silver and Lead....... _ 4 00
��11 other assays at moderate figures,
Send siuiiplus by mail or express,
prepaid;,
1   \Y, Tlios. Newman,
^*9H>4.m^me,Ont;>
rails for tbe British Pacific Bailway aro
on the way to Vancouver Island via
Cope Horn.
There are still two oases of mountain
fever at tbe station. La Grippe is disappearing, but has left several invalids
in its wake,
C. B, Hume k Go. have jnst reoeived
a complete assortment of ladies', misses'
and children's shoes, slippers and overshoes.
The first annual ball of the Eevelstoke
Fire Brigaite will take place iu Peterson's Hall on Wednesday, December
13th.  See advt,
Bev. 0. A. Proonnier will preach in the
Methodist church to-morrow; morning
at 10.30, evening at 7.30. Sunday-school
in the churoh at 2.30.
Itch on human and horses and all
animals oured in 30 minutes by Wool-
ford's Sanitary Lotion. This never fails.
Sold at Bevelstoke Pharmacy,
Those desiring Christmas Cakes and
Fanoy Breads will do well to leave tbeir
orders at the Bakery, Special attention
will be given to that department in
future.
The 0. P, E. Crow's Nest Pass road
will ron down tbe Moyea, aoross tbe
divide between that stream and the bead
of Goat River, and thenoe south along
side Goat Biver.
The total loss of the Dominion Express Co. in the reoent Seabird Bluff
accident was $1,000. The engine has
been raised and taken to Vancouver. It
is an entire wreck.
Mr. M, Gaglietto, general merchant,
of Kamloops, spent Thanksgiving Day
in Eevelstoke. He entertains a high
opinion of the future of Bevelstoke and
the Kootenay country.
A. Bourgeois arrived down from Big
Bend on Wednesday, bringing 41 marten, 5 mink, 1 grizzly and a small pack
of beaver skins. He operated in the
vicinity of Gold Stream.
The B.C. Southern Bailway Co. gives
notice of having filed in tbe Lands and
Works Department a map or plan setting forth tbe luud to be taken for right
of way purposes.   See advt.
W. F. Teetzel, a former Bevelstokian,
bears tbe proud distinction of being the
large"t individual owner of real estate
in West Kootenay, he beiug assessed
for $25,000 in New Denver alone.
The first native Nakuspian made his
appearance in that town last week in
the 'airily of Constable Fauquier, and
now the inhabitants are trying to deoide
what sort of present they ought to give
tbe youngster.
Mrs. Anna Harris, tbe distinguished
lecturer of tbe Grand Lodge, I.O.G.T.,
will deliver an address on Temperance
Eeform in tbe Methodist Church next
Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock. All
are cordially invited.
Charlie Holton, Tom Downs, Dave
Ferguson, George Spinks, Loohie McDonald and Pete Walker are working
on tbe rapids below Robson, endeavoring to render tbe channel navigable
earlier in the spring.
Tom Beid says fur-bearing animals
are plentiful in tbe vicinity of Hall's
Lauding. He bus already trapped a lot
of marten and mink, and several wolves
have bcen seen in the settlement. He
brought a live marten witb him.
Last Sunday a man working ou tbe
new railway was injured by a tree falling on him. It was rnmored in town
that be had both lege broken, but tbe
chief injuries wero some severe bruises,
from which he is rapidly recovering.
Jim Wardner, tbe well-known Sloean
mining man, is now in Johannesburg,
South Africa, baviug loft left Vancouver
on tbe 8th of Ociober and arrived at
London oo the 24tb of the same month.
He sent a very interesting letter to the
Spokane Eeview,
English Spavin Liniment removes all
hard, soft or calloused lumps and blemished from horses. Blood spavin, curbs,
splints, ringbone, Bweeney, stifles, sore
and swollen throat, coughs, sprains, io,
Save $50 by use of one bottle Warrai.ted
the most wonderful Blemish Cure ever
known.   Tbe Kevelstoke Pharmacy.
It is stated that the steamer Illecillc-.
waet, wbicb left here Thursday morning
earring mails and passengers to tbe
Lytton at the Green Slide, was stopped
by snow and ioe a few miles down river.
If this be so navigation for tbe season
is practically closed. There is a great
amouut of freight accumulated here,
including rails for tho Nakusp k Slocai)
Bailway. It is possible the ten miles
completed ou the Bevelstoke k Arrow
Lake rond muy be utilized to keep open
trallic with the lower connlry for thn
next few weeks before the lowor riser
A joint meeting of the members of
tbe Library Association and the Fire
Brigade is oalloii for Monday evening
next at 8 o'clock in Mr, Holdich's ollice.
See advt.
Rheumatism Cured in a Dat,���South
Amei-icRii Rheumatic Cum for Rheumatism and Neuralgia radically cures in 1
to 3 days. Its action upon the system is
remarkable nnd mysterious. It removes
ot once the cause ami the disease immediately disappears, The first dose greatly
benefits. ���75 conts. At the Revelstoke
Pharmacy.
Mr. J. T. Nanlt, of Nukusp, who arrived up last week has had a small hcow
built nt tho upper wharf, Bevelstoke,
for the purpose of taking down �� large
quantity of provisions, Sho measures
30ft. in length by 15ft. o'iu. beam, and
was built by Mr. R. Howson. She left
hero un Thursday with 14 tona of provisions for Nakusp.
Householders Bhoulrl be careful about
securing their premises at night, thore
having been two or throo instauoes latoly
whero attempts have been made by some
of our floatiug population to forcibly
enter dwelling-houses. The house occupied by the Japs was entered one
night this week by a rough looking
party wbo destroyed a lot of glass and
other things. The constable was sent
for, but tbe fellow got clean off.
Messrs. S. S. Ryokman, M.P., W. A,
Wood, W. D. Lang, J. ti. Hendrie, G
H. Bisby, Henry Carscallen and other
residents of Hamilton, Oct., bare beeu
incorporated by letters patent ub tbe
Fish River Copper k Silver Mining Co.,
Limited, with a capital of $500,000.
This will bo good news for Illecilloivaet
aod Lardeau City. Mr. Ryckman has
several good claims on Fish Creek which
are developed enough to ship ore at
once.
Eevelstoke merchants have been very
busy for the past week sending off the
winter's supplies to the various towns,
villages and camps within a radius of
sixty miles. On Monday J. W. Moxley
and W. B. Pool left for Hall's Landing
with a large quantity of provisions. On
Thursday E. Adair and Tom Beid left
for the same plaoe with a boatload, aud
J, T. Nanlt took 14 tons to Nakusp in a
scow. Trout Lake City and Thomson's
Landing got iu tbeir supplies some time
since.
Two or three weeks ago Geo. Laforme
drove some cattle to Big Bend to furnish
fresh moat for tho miners during the
winter. But one of tbe animals refused
to proceed and persistently turned back,
eventually escaping into tbe timber. It
was seen on several occasions, and last
Sunday a party of men went up tbe trail
to bring it in. The animal was very
vicious, repeatedly charging tbe crowd,
and was eventually laid low by Tom
Rightou's rifle. A pair-horse sleigh
brought tbe carcase and half-dozen hunters back to town.
In view of tbe probability of the uncertainty with respect to the value of
silvor oontinuiug, the people of Revel-
toke have great hopes that next spring
operations will be commenced on tbe
gold reefs in the Big Bend. One of the
chief drawbacks in tbe way of the district's advancement has been the difficulty of getting supplies into it, but an
inkling has been givon of tbe Government's alleged inteutiou of spending a
liberal amount of money to obviate this
difficulty, and consequently hopes fur
the Big Bend run somewhat high in
Revelstoke. With proper working it is
said that many of the placer grounds in
tbat district could bc made to pay huud-
Bomely.���Miner.
CORRESPONDED
[addiiesseij to the editor. J
The Editor cannot bo responsible 1'or the
opinions expressed by correspondents.
A Complaint from Hall's
Landing,
Sin,���The Government has oonstruot-
od a wagon road hore this Hummer at a
coat of $100, and, as far us it ban gone,
the road is a great convenience, Hut it
does not K" 'nr enough, Of the 18 or
20 settlers here, ojily (our or fivo are
really benefitted by the rond. Our
representative (Mr. Kellie) wrote to the
Chief Commissioner asking for iJ200
more to complete tbe road through tbe
settlement,and received u reply that lhe
Government Agent ut Bevelstoke was
instructed to expend that amount in extending tho romi if he thought it necessary. He did not think it necessary,
nud the road remains incomplete. Hull's
Landing is becoming a very important
place, and a road through the settlemeut
is au actual necessity. The ranchers
pay their taxes similar to ranchers else
where, and have never before had any
assistance from the Government. What
we wunt to know is whether the Gov-
ment approves tbe ugent's action in this
matter. If so, wo sball know bow to
vote at tbe next eleotiou.���Yours trnlv,
THOS. REID."
Hall's Lundiug, Nov. 21st, 1893.
A Workman's Grievance.
Sin,���I have been working on the new
railway, and when my contract was
accepted by the engineers in October
I got my estimate from them and wont
to the contractor's office to Battle np.
The clerk gave me a timo check payable
ou the 15ib November, Although my
work was finished and there was nothing
more for me to do, I had to wait around
until that date. I went to the office on
November 15th aud was told by the
clerk to call again on tbe 18th, as the
paymaster would be thero on that date.
I went again on the 18tb, and was told
to come on tbo 20th. Well, sir, I went
on the 20th, and was met by tbe same
old story���"No money in the office; call
again on tbe 23rd."
I always understood this was a poor
man's couutry, but it seems that the
poor man has uo redress whatever. It
is a shame that, the law allows big contractors to keep men hanging around
week alter week to got their pay. If I
cuuld have got my pay wheu it was due
I would have been able to pay my fare
| to some other place, but now I must
stop here oi go on tho tramp. I shall
not go to tho office to be told to "call
again," but will see how much I cau get
for this timn check at otic of tho hotels.
-Yours truly,    HANS JOHNSON.
Revelstoke, Nov. 21st, 1893.
BRITISH COLUMBIA SOUTHER^
RAILWAY COMPANY.
NOTICE
Is hereby given, that in pursuance of>
tho Act, a Map or Plan has this dny been
filed iu the Department of Lands mid
Works setting forlh the lauds to be,
taken by the snid Railway fur right of
way purposes between Station 4204x70^
on tho right bunk of Michel Creek, at
their lowest crossing of snme; theuce up
stream to the north branoh of saiiio;
tlieiico up the uorth branch of same to
Summit Creok; thenee up Summit Creek
to Summit Lake; thence upwards, cou-
tiniiing in about the snme direction lo
tho summit ground lyiug between the
branchea of Summit Creek and, ipiter8,hj^
between Summit Luke and Goose Lake,
Station '1779 x 25, snid to form a portion
of the eastern boundary of the Province
of British Columbia, a distance of 10, ('($���
lOOtha miles.
THE FIRST
OF THE
EEVELSTOKE FIR!- BRIGADE
WILL TAKE PLACE IN
PETERSON'S HALI*
ON
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13th.
Dancing to commence at Nine o'clock..
THE
REFRESHMENTS WILL
RY Messks. LEWIS.
BU
Ticket** $2.00.
Committee :
J. W. Haskins, A H. Holdich,
O.H. Allen, J.G.Barber.
THOS. ABIUEL,
General Agent
FOR BSAL ESTATE & IMUm
NAKUSP, B.C.
Sale of Miues a Specialty,
SLOCAN NUGGETS.
[from our own correspondent. J
New Denver, Nov, 12th.
The railroad surveyors have closed
tbeir instruments nnd departed, having
located tho line to the satisfaction of the
powers that bo. Tho smoke from tho
fires along the right of way show that
the line will be run from Wilson Creek
close to the shore of thc lake, thouce
around tho foot of Goat Mountain to
obtain elevation for tho ascent to Throe
Forks. A Y will bo made across the
townsite and tbo statiou built in tho
heart of tbe McGillivray tract.
Work on tho Alpha nnd Bind; Bear,
two of tho Grady group of claims, is
being carried on with the most satisfactory results.
In a recont visit made by your correspondent to the Queen Bess bo noted
that although the owners have dooidod
to do no more work until spring, yot the
property has boon loft in such n shape
that, should ooeasiou arise, shipments
of ore oould be made all winter and
work oould bo recommenced at. once.
The owners are satisfied that tho Queen
Bess will prove ono of the bonauzus of
the country.
THE
COLUMBIA  II0USK.
REVELSTOKE B.C,
The largest nnd most central Hotel iu
the oity ; good aooommodation ; every
Ijhiug new ; table well supplied ; bar ami
billiurd room attaohed ; liro proof safe,
BKOWN k CLARK,
Proprietors,
yjj.EE 'BUS AT ALL   TRAINS
Gas from Wood.
George R. Cowls, a pattern-maker of
Tacoina, has invented a machine for
making gas from wood. Besides 18,000
cubic feet of gas, it will produce from a
cord of firewood 13 sacks ol charcoal
aud tno gallons of tar, worth altogether
$18.^ A patent has been granted the in-
vontor, The maohiue is vory simple,
consisting of a retort and purifying
chamber, with a tank to bold the gas.
Cowls claims that the machine cau be
used for doim stiu purposes by attaching it to a Btove, and that sufficient gas
can be obtained during tho cooking of
three meals to last all day. He olaims
that the machine will revolutionize the
production of gas wh, re wood is cheaper
than coal. Ro is potting a macbiue in
one of the largest buildings at Tttooniu,
This invention, if it be true, would solve
the problem of lighting our town, as
there uro thousands of cords of firewood
rotting on the ground iu tbis valley.
HULL BROS.
REVELSTOKE.
BUTCHERS
AND   WHOLESALE   AND   RETAIL   DEALERS
IN
BEEF, POKK, Etc.
A. H, HOLDICH,
Of Swansea and Wigan.
Analytical Chemist & Assayer,,
REVELSTOKE,   B.C.
W. A. JOWETT,
MINING AND REAL ESTATE BROKER.,
NELSON, B.C.
Lardoau and .sloean Prospects,
Wanted.
P. G,
A Dream.
How many peoplo have yoarnnd for
another Christmas number of tho Montreal Staii, one of thoso tilings of rarest
bounty that turned tho heads of old and
youug in other years? And it will be
glad tidings in thousands upon thousands of homes that thore is to bn this
yoar tho grainiest of ail Christmas
Staiis, forty lour pages ou satin paper,
with five superb art supplements of bewitching beauty.
W. E. P0CTLT0N,
SAYWAFID.
bus his Hotel in running order, and is
prepared to accommodate nll-comors
IN I'HIST CLASS STVLK.
enelle*
MANUFACTURER  OF k  DEALER,
in all kinds of
Sough and Dressed
LUMBER.
CONTRACTOR, &c.
NAKUSP. B.C.
���. P. JK. HOX��I��
BKVELSTOO.
MoCakiuv   - .   .
Fbop^
First-class Temperance House.
BOABD   AND   LotlOINIJ  ��5   Per   WltBRa,
MEALS, 25c.      UKD8 25c.
This hotel is situated convenient to the,
station, is comfortably furnished, and
affords first class accommodation.
Stockholm  House
JOHN STONE, Pbop.
The Dining-room is furnished with the
best the market affords.
The bar is supplied with a choice stock
of wines,liquors and oignrs.
Dressmaking.
Mantlemaliimfa.
MISS A. NELSON
Desires to inform the Indies of Revel-,
stoke that bIio has opened a Dress and,
Mantlemaking establishment at the Stockholm House, Front Street, whore she wil^
be pleased to show, aii the idlest London,
Paris nty.1 Xew York detigns. Satisfac-.
tion guaranteed in fit, stvle and tinjsb^ ine fairies'JJanoe.
Onco in the morning when tbebroozo
Set ntl tho leaves a tlr,
Vud ��� 11 ilo H ito:l :'r i n Llio tread
As from n iluleimiir,
h mv tho ro iv. ono by one,
H i v gracefully, ns though
A : i rj ,1 in  ��� woro jusl begun
Upon llio ground bolow
Tin' llllos whito bondo tho walk,
l.ilm ladles fair ana I ill,
Togclho.'(oinott in ivlilspored talk
Aboul tno fnh'los'balli
T.*e   iad r grasses waved along
T i:garden i a'.h, and I
Could almost haar lho fairies' .-'nag
U'hon Wow tlio light wind by,
I waited there till noan lo heir
Tho oliln musio swoet i
1 saw tho servant be.'., appear
Jn golden jnckots noal :
A-iu ih.auli I ����� i.he l,i ust onco to -co
'i lm happy litilo oh es,
Thoy were so much afraid of me
'i'lioy never showed thsinselvosl
[Ihrpor's Vounj
The Uorth Wind's Gift.
Peoplo
A boisterous fellow indeed is North
Wind, lint tin is not allays as rough aa he
is known to he on oome ociasions, Hc m y
be 13 gentle as a slm.. bring bubo in its
carilU,lio may bowitoh all living thin js with
the tones oi his tyro, or ho may bnr��t with
the might of nn all-powerful giant upon the
world of men,
T.i.-ai was a misohievous prank ho played
in days of yore on a boy in Norselnnd, anil
whom WO call Olaf. Pay heed and yon
shall learn nbo it il.
Olaf who tho only son of a widow, and
she was both foebli nnd poor. Sho had
taught the boy to wait on hor, an.l this
in..' e Iiim kind ami thoughtful.
Ono day she sent him for some flour to
tho storohouto. This was a frame building, raised fiom the ground on wooden
props, and it was readied by a flight of
stairs. Olnfran lightly up the steps, got
the flour, and was turning to hasten down
again when North Wind came puffing and
panting that way, caught up tlle Hour and
hore it o.'i' through the air.
Olaf went back for moro flour, hut alio
moment ho sot foot on the stalra North
Wind snorted and sniffed aboul him, and
pips!���away went the Hour. If you'll bolide mo the sumo thing happened a third
time, ami now Olaf was positively angry,
for it seonied quite too provoking that North
Wind should act in such a senseless fashion.
So Olaf made up his mind that lie would go
in search of the thiof and demand back tho
flour.
He ae:. out at onco, but ho walked many
a long, weary mile before ho camo at last
to North kind's home.
North Wind ha I quieted down, and was
in a most gracious mood when Olaf presented himself before him.
" Good-day," said Olaf. "I hope you
arc well, Mr. North Wind."
''Thesameto yourself, my hoy!" said
North Wind, and his voice was gruff, but
not unkind, " What brings you here, if I
may ask?''
"I've come,"said Olaf, "to seo if you'll
he so kind as to give back the (lour yon
took from mo on lhe storehouse stairs,
Mother and 1 are poor, ami if wa lose the
litlle we have we'll starve to death."
"J haven't your Hour," siid North
Wind j " hut sinoe you're so badly oil here's
a tablecloth for yen. Jt will supply you
with all you want to eat and drink, if you
but ray : "My cloth, spread yourself and
seive up all sons of good things,"
Thanking North Wind with all his heart,
Olaf took the cloth and started for home.
As the way was so long he couldn'i hope to
get hack to his mother that night, so he
stopped at a wayside inn to rest until morn-
'.ng.
When the poeple at the inn began to prepare the evening meal, Olaf though', he
won! 1 surprise them, So he throw his cloth
on a table in lhe corner, saying,
" My cloth, spread yourself, and servo up
all sorts of good things."
Scarcely had hi spoken before the cloth
as soon as Ulaf thought mine hoat hail
beeu well punished, ho said, quietly:
" My stick, bo still."
At onco tlio magic stick ceased from Its
labors, and the landlord restored the Btolen
ninth to iis rightful owner.
()!af put the iaide cloth and tho sti.k in
his pocket and went homo iii ".riuinph.
North Win 1 had paid handsomely for the
flour, and tho widow and her son lived iu
peace and plenty all their daya.
Generous Indian Boys-
List year Rev, I'l It. Young visited his
formor mission Held among tho Hudson Hay
Indians, and to d; along, as presents for the
bays, many pooket-knivos. To indue. them
to learn-to sing ho oU'ercd a half-dozen of
tlicfc to the six best 'iii,g irs among thc lads ;
and a day was sot for tho trial. Among
tho prizes was ono four-bl.vlod knife, better
and far more cosily than tlie o.hers, though
all w ro good,
Forty Boys ontero I lh I trial ; but ono by
cue thoy dropped out, uni I only six remained. Thoso sang " w ���'.. th it llioju Igea could
nni duci,le which should have the highest
prize, Though they tried again and again
there was uo decision,
Oico: the six was a oripplo, weak and
almost helpless, In the d i, i of sav igo lifo
lie would nol have hci o alioivi d to live, hut
h ��� parents were!' ,,.- inns, mil pool Ji i ny
i. 11 h " i londorly nui io 1 hy li i mo lior,
and oirnd for hy hU father, an that ii-' ro
glided himself oqual to othor hoys, except
in pi ysical sports.
After a number of trills, in which nono
ofthesix prove 1 himself belter than the
others a'i a singer, ono asked Mr. Yung
if he might spis&k, Given psrinissioii, ho
said :
"Missionary, w* five," painting io ail
but Jimmy, "are well and strong. But
Jimmy is a cripple. Ho cannot run through
the woods, nor swim, noi sk i' o, nor sbaro
in our sports. While wo aro away he must
stay at homo. But he can whittle j and
ho likes to make bows and arrows ; and
his aro better than ours. Ho, ii yon will,
please givo Jimmy tho best knife, tho one
with four blades ; and wc will be glad to
have one apiece of tho others,"
The beat prize was handed to the cripple
boy. Jimmy took it in silence ; but his
eyes, turned toward his companions, told
more than words could that he was thankful.
Kailway So'ioilsia S>.us3ia'
wro arc iu Riisjii apecial institutions
called technical railway sohools, for llio
special education o: peoplo for the railway
service, viz., cn;.; no drivers, engineers,
their assistants, road masters, etc.
At the present time thero are twenty-
eight technical railway so >ools, of which
twenty-live belong tc the government, and
three which, although remaining private,
arc alao under the inspection of the Ministry ot Communication,
The pecuniary fund, which covers the
expenses for maintaining the schools of the
government, consists especially of sunii
which nre paid to the Ministry of Communication hy the majority of railways,
to the amount of 15 rubles per verst of thc
railway lines open for tr flic,
To this main source of income aro added
tho annual payment nt 10 rubles from
every pupil, the sums realized by tho salo
of pupil's handiwork, useless property and
materials, etc.
This fund, under thc name of general
school fund, consists at tiie present time of
nearly 1,500,000 rubles and an income
amounting to 500,000 rubles per year
Tho annual maintenance ofthe twenty.
five government schools costs moro than
400,000 rubles.
At tho root of the whole interna! economy
of these schools there ia i itnot discipline,
as tiie employmeu i -.- dob the pupils
aro prepared demands, b yond a definite
oirole of knowledge mil p ioi ial understanding, a parti  il ituality i:i lhe
,.,.-,.,-, . | execution of thoir servieo and a perfect
did us it was bid, and every one in tho room    ;.: , ; n|     ���        !cipline,
was filled with wonder.     here-was no one:    -;,,..,.. of insti     ion of tho
better pleassed than the landlady, for she  technical ��� fi  i yoars,
thought how much hard work and trouble  ���    ,.   ,......, .       lliy -a 8choo|
it would save hor if sho had such a   lol      .,-..,,        - . .     -      on railways.
She  spoke with her husband about
and, in the middle of then, ot.hesl     -       thero is ta religion; b, els    -
Olaisi .amber, and ohanged the     l matics, with I una! kn wl-
- -   s wito hail given lum that looked line ! ,,,*,,������,��� i,.-.r.l-^r:,n��� ,r,l l.��� ;.....
Hi      ll!:.. llj,ll)-"i:ll,
Eighty V-'iirs .���**;* Since the Fight
W s Fought.
The Tnrning Point in tho Ma*n?rable War
of 1812 15,
Uow UseI'rcncli-t'aniillntu Hnvci) Canada
to the British ", m;>lre-.l (llorlona Vlc-
lory Alter a Mrrlea ol " feats,
On the 2fllh of October, 80 years ago, wet
fought the battle of Chateaugiiay, This
was ono of the turning points of tho war
of ISI'J-1.1, and was ae creat a triumph for
the French-Canadian ir.iliiia as wis tho
capture oi Detroila year previous for thoir
brothren of tho Upper Province, l'he
earlier put oi tho yoar 1813 was ono of
almost uninterrupted dis istor for ihe British
arms in tho Canadian Provinces, In tho
spring Toronto foil iuto the hands of the
Americans, Later on Co loilors Perry
lestroyod the British llaot on Lako ICrieand
this was f.illn.vod by the utter rout of
Proctor's army at M iravlantown,   j\s a re-
suit of all tlle ie defo ils whal is now Ontario
was almost wholly in the hands of tho enemy.
Toi'A.'TriiM Movniiui,.
At this lime tho Am-neins determined
on "ic grand stroke whioh it was hoped
would bring tho struggle to a successful
issue, Ti.ny resolved to oipturo Montreal
-���a cipiuro which, had it boen effected,
would about havo confined the British flag
on I Ills  eminent lo Hilifux and Q loboo,
I'd oar ry out this objoot two amnios v. ere
dispatched from dlfierout points���one under
Hi npton aid the othcr nnder Wilkinson���
w ih orders lo form a junction and occupy
what was then as now tho commercial
metropolis of Canada,
THE HERO 01' CITATKAVQUAY.
Genoral Hampton, in pursuance of his
ordes, was advancing through the country
of Chateauguay, south of the St, Lawrence
and a little cast, of Montreal. There the
American general with his army of 3,000
men was met by Col. De Salabery ami 400
Canadian militi i, The Canadians certainly
occupied a strong position. Tiicy were in
a wooded couutry and their fron* was
protected bv fallen timber lormcd into an
abatis. Still tho disproportion in numbers
���almost ten to one���was so great that
victory should certainly have gone to tho
Americans. Instead the onemy mot with
an overwhelming defeat and wero forced
to retreatio contusion,
ItOUTKO .IT OIIRVSIjEP.'s   I'AIIM,
Shortly afterwards, on November 11,
Wilkinson's army was routed at Chrysler's
Farm and the force aiso retired acroi3 the
frontier.
The offoot of these two engagements was
decisive. Not only was tho Province of
Quebec saved, but shortly afterwards the
American forces retired from the Niagara
Peninsula as well, burning the town of
Niagara just beforo crossing tho river.
the iioxon is Quebec's.
Thus to Quebec belongs the honor of the
two buttles which turned a year of gloom
into one of rejoicing and nerved lho Canadian and British forces for the final and
glorious conflict of Lundy's Lane in the
following Juuo���whioh oonfltot practically
ended the war and saved Canada to the
Empire.
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II i�� Kelifvctl She Will .lain the Triple
Alliu'icc-Tlio Igl'utlon for Separation
in Norway,
A Christ in.nia special says:���The Dagbla-
dedt, nl this ciiy,published a letter written
to it by Bjernstsjorno Bjoersen, the Norwegian novelist and poet, in which ho says it
ii undeniable that Sweden continues arming
on a large scalo, and that it is therefore
usel     to ueny that that country intends to
aide with the triple alliance in the event of
war.   Therefore, the writer adds, Sweden
r fusi ! Norway's desire for a separate for-
. ig i department,  li Sweden was preparing
for aimed neutrality she  would have no
noi    bo fear tho independence of Norway,
the latter is eminently disposed to
he neutral, but Sweden iutends to uae Norway for Iht own purposes,  against which
Norway must continuously ami loudly pro-
order to attract Europe's attention,
i ie ' ologne Gazette recently made a
. ��matic remark to thn cll'cct that
.ii    ipued insolencoof tho French after
riing fetes of fraternization with
the R       ii  will be damped by some dom-
tion on tho other sido which will
the international  balance  of
-   i     lasei gh additional weight at its
itralizethceffectofthe Franco
igue. Tin   .oanin ;of bheseword-i
h ia    been .bjeot    of    a    good
lea    '.'. conj icturc,    ine report publish-
1 in a \ ienn.1 m wspipcr said that the
r. enl   visi    n    Prince    Leopold    l-'rod-
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"Flitasn years ago," says (Ieorge W.
Rae, a Manitoba pioneer, "tho grizzly bear
was ao plentiful amongtho Manitoba Rockies that the Hudson Bay Company annually
scoured many hundreds of their shins from
the army of hunters and trappers that had
ils range in that wild region; but to-day
this fierce aid ponderous beast���nowhere
so li"rce or of such enormous proportions a?
among tho Manitoba fastnossoa���is i|uHo a
rarity in ita old ii units, and 1 doubt if one
can now be come upni without a dillbult
and tedious journey of at leasl throe hundred
miles into
THE ISTBRIOB WILDERSESS
of tho province The grizzly has met with
almost ns hard a fate as tno hulTalo, although from liio nature and isolation of its
present retreats, and the difficulties attendant on hunting and trapping lor it, tho
grizzly heir, !. I the Manitoba moose, will
never become extinct in that country. I
believe lint tho moose, although tho flesh
of 2,000 of tlirin is required to supply the
military Btationsiu lho territory alone with
fresh meat every year, is j�� plentiful today in ils wild retreals as it lias been at
any time since tho great inroad; of lur and
pelt hunters were began in the territory.
"1 know no reason why the grizzly bear
of iho Manitoba Hookies should grow so
much larger than iho grizzly of Iho same
mountains in the Slates, but a long and
varied experience iu hunting these animals
in thoir respective localities lias proved to
mo that such is the fact. No grizzly boar
lhat 1 ever captured, or that I over know lo
bo captured south of Manitoba, measured
moro than seven loot and a half from nuzzle
lo tail, or woigho I morc than 1,200 pounds.
But it was no uncommon thing in the palmy
days of grizzly bears in Manitoba for the
hunter or trapper to bo confronted by oneof
THESE MONSTERS,
nine feet in length and with a bulk of 1,500
pounds or more. I have seen Manitoba
grizzlies that, when lhey threw themselves
on their haunclics and rose erect, towered
livo and six feot above mc, and I want to
tell you that it lakes a man with large
quantity and the best quality of nerve to
stand in their tremendous presence and pro���
pare to do battle coolly and with a level
head, drizzly boars, like all the rest of
tho bear family, havo tho curious habit of
rising against a tree, and, reaching up as
far as they oan with tlicir foropawa, making
marks in thc bark by digging it with their
claws. I have more than once como across
these meas .ring marks of a grizzly, as the
murks on iho bark are called, twelve feet
above the ground. Imagine coming suddenly upon a boast liko that, in some deep
ravine or isolated apot almost impassable
owing to the down timber heaped and
tangled on the ground and surrounded by
rocks and thick underbrush. The sight of
his great jaws, open and red,and his eyes
Hashing in fury at you from the enormous
head that towers so far above yotl, is something only to be apprceialedwhen once seen.
When thoro were buffaloes on the plains,
Manitoba grizzly bears wcre keen and persistent hunters of them. When a grizzly
and a buffalo met there was sure to be a fearful contest, although it seldom lasted long
and tho buffalo was usually tho victim. The
buffalo bull, when confronted by a bear,
would invariably
CHAROE I'KROCIOI'SIjY
upon its big and ugly foe. This was just
what tho bear desired, and he awaited,
erect on his haunches, tho onset of the buffalo. As tho latter rushed forward, with
lowered head, and was almost upon tha
bear, the immense grizzly threw himself
to one side, and with a blow as
quick as lightning wiih ono of his great
forepawsseldom failed to break Iii3 antag-
onist's neck, A Manitoba grizzly I1113 been
known to engage, in rapid succession, four
and even five infuriated bull'alo bulls, and
kill every one of thom, It sometimes happened, though, that a bull younger and
more agile than his companion succeeded
in evading the fatal blow of the grizzly's
terrible paw long enough to give in turn a
deadly thrust of Iiis horn into the bear's
side, puncturing the vitals, and making
lho contest a mutual slaughter.
"In genera! characteristics, of course, the
Manitoba grizzly is nol in auy way dillerent
from others of the family. vVhile i believe
that a grizzly bear will sometimes wait and
precipitate a lighl with a man, and take
pains to put himself in tho way nf one, in
the great majority of cases he will take a
second I bought about the matter and back
out. A queer instance of this disposition
eame to my knowledge onco where
A FAMOUS MANITOBA GUIDE
courageously advanced upon three grizzlies,
an old she oue and two half-grown cubs,
and, by u series of ridiculous monkcyshincs
and acrobatic mantonvres within a rod or
two of tho threatening bears, filled them
with such astonishment and apparent fear
that they retreated to the woods as fast as
they could go.
"The hunter's gun had mapped in both
barrels, Ho having drawn on lho old boar
beforo thu young ones came upon lhe scene.
It was in a lit of desperation that ho tried
the turning of a hand spring and jumping
up and down, chipping his hands, and re-
s iriing toother iiiihuntorlike measures. Ho
Ini been lohl once that a hunter had
hlened a mountain Uou away by similar
absurd movements, and ho found that it
worki 'I to porfoction in the ease of the
im. ii!y heirs, but ho nover, even in
tl c lhal fact, advised or encouraged
ny on to go hunting Manitoba or any
.tin i I ind I. grizzlli s armed with nothing
moro than a capacity to turn  grotesque
I."I   -nils."
flow Birds float-
Ail lull resting experiment has been made
I'V Mr, J, Head, saya Scicii.c Sittings,
II produoi I a freshly shot wild due It,
��� i |h iig '". Ib, and placed It in a lank of
. wal i. li floated, The area iif its iiii-
m rsod   u fa o was .ai jqu iro In iliea and
 lopth of its undorfottthcrs and
down was 'hi. The watoi ill pi i od by
! itliers would weigh i'.lb, and
would support throa fifths ol liio entire
lb- next had tho bird plucked
ai i ig i ii put in il.e tank, li thon slowly
lank, proving th it bird i' flo tii ������ power
lay i ntiroiy 111 ths tlllok jackol ol leathers
forming a lifo bolt, with which nature lias
provl Iod thom,
ii the Issue of S,000,000,OCuol Col im
bian postago stamps, 1,200,000, 00 remain
unsold,
Jack gavo m?." Maud���"Is it? I wonder
what it cost him."
Teacher���" D.fiue memory." Dull boy���
" It's what we always has lill wc omo to
speak a piece."
Small boy���" Papa, ia it correct to nay a
widow lady"" Papa���" Well, I never
heard of a widow gentleman."
Attar a short season in the blacksmith's
hands many a wagou wheel knows what it
is to have a tired feeling,
Maud���" Didn't you faint when you got
in that terrible crush in the theater
lobby ���;" lreua���" Faint! No. Thero wasn't
room."
" Waiter, it is almost half an hour since
I ordered that tuftlo soup." Waiter���
" Sorry, sir, but you know ho w slow turtles are,"
Ho���"Of course my prospects are not
tho brightest. Wo will have a great deal
to contend against." She���" Doarost, we
will have each other."
He���" Don't you lind that, yon arc affected hy your surroundings?" She���"That
depends upon whose arm encircles my
waist."
"Is lliis building tiro-proof?" asked tho
man with blue glasses and a largo gripsack.
" Not if you're a book agent," replied tho
janitor, conclusively.
Teacher (to class in addition'���" Now,
take two minco pics and four mince pics,
What does it make?" Johnny Longhead
���" Nightmare, ma'am."
Miss de Vero���" The dudo with tho rod
hair has proposed to that Slenderly girl."
Dolly Danzor���" I don't wonder. She's thin
enough to make a match."
She���"You see all this talk about hoop
skirts coming back again has died out."
He���"Yes.- Tho women have compromised by putting tlio hoops in their sleeves."
Spratts���" Who was the most miserable
man you ever saw?" Jacks���"A fellow
who couldn't read his paper, smoke his
cigar and cat his breakfast all at onco."
Harry���" One never loses anything by
keeping his engagements punctually."
Charlie���"My oxporionoe is, lie is apt to
lose half an hour's time waiting for tho
other fellow."
He sat behind a towering hat,
liut no complaint did mako ;
It was in church, aud safe, he knew,
A pleasant nap to tako.
" How ia it your little baby sister goes
to sleep ns soon as your father takes her ?"
Littlo-fonr-yoar-old ���" I 'spec it's 'causo
she'd rather do that than stay awake and
hear him sing."
A Paisley gentleman, hearing that two
of his female relations had quarreled, asked i " Ha's they ca'ed each ither ugly ?"
" Nn, na," " Ah, wed, then, I can mak'
it up at ween them yet."
Auntie���" You should be excused when
you leave the tabic." Little Nephew���
" Should I ? I thought, from lhe way you
acted about that third piece of pie, that
you'd bo glad to seo nie go."
She���" Oh, tho irony of life ! Tho man
who wrote ' Home, Sweet Home' never hud
a home." He -" Yes. And the fellow
who wrote ' Tho Man in the Moon' was not
a lunatic I"
" You've given up your beau," thoy said;
"I have indeed," said she j
"Ho always took my arm instead
Of offering his to mo,"
Thc editor's wife���" I'd justlike to know
whal you wanted to buy mc that measly
old calico dress for?"   The editor (humbly)
���" Because, my dear, I-er thought you'd
look well iu print."
He smiled wlien he put his frock coat on,
But afterward how he did snort,
W lien he found his last fall overcoat
Was just about a foot too short!
Mrs. B,���" Why, Charles, isn't it peculiar that the names of both yachts  happen
tc begin with  V?"   Mr. B. (with feeling)
���" Hardly.   The owners know that nothing goes faster than a V nowadays."
Oh, whether fixed in curia or bangs���
A woman's glory is her hair.
But not when through the night it haugs
Upon a bedroom chair,
Farmer���"What yer sittin' on thct fence
fer I" Tramp���" 'Cause I'so tired, mister."
Farmer  (scornfully)���"Tired !   Tired    of
what, I'd liko ter know?"   Tramp���" Answering fool questions, mister."
He fears no foo; no power of man
His wrath could make him smother-
But, goodness gracious, how ho fears
His best girl's littic brother,
Grace���"What's that piece of string on
your linger tor';" Ethel���" Oh, that's to
remember I'm engaged, Frank's gono lo
Now York to get the ring, audi don't want
to forget it while bo's away."
,Miss jMillott���"Is it true that, you bicycle
riders soou gel attaohed to your machines?"
Mr. Wheeler���"It hasn't worked that way
with ms yet. I can fall off my machine
without lhc least trouble,"
Dissatisfied guest���" Waiter, you don't
800m to know how to broil a steak at this
eating-house. Lot mo give you n. pointer���"
Waiter (with same alacrity)���"All right,
sub ; only we usually cills'cm tips,"
He (in iho gas lighted parlor)���"Most
of tho gas burned nowadays is made from
water. She���"Indeed ?" He���"Yes, and
it ia one of the most deadly of poisons,"
She ���"Is lhat so ? Hadn't yin better turu
it out?"
lie knelt al her feet in silence,
But no tender speech did he study:
She looked fair and sweet,
But it wasn't a treat
Tu put on hor overshoes muddy.
" 1 wish, sir, to ask for tho hand of ynu,
daughter in marriage." " But are you in a
position to support a family?" " Oh,
I think so, sir! "Yes; but you muat
consider the matter pretty carefully, for
thero arc ten of us !"
Mrs. Billus (after the company had gone)
���"Johnny, you shouldn't have listen those
preserved fruits. They wero not intended
to be oaten, They were put on the tabic
to lill up." Johnny Billus���" Woll, that's
what J used 'cm for, mamma."
Four Famous* Smokers.
Tobacoo-oloud-blowlng Dr. Parr lived tb
the age of sevenly-cighl, and Thomas
llobbes, of Malmeibury, who Bmokod to
excess, reached Ins ninety-second yoar.
Tho smoker, Thomas Carlylo, diod at olghtja
six, and the smoker, Alfred Tenr.y on, at
eighty-four, CHAPTER XXXV. -(Contivckd.)
Alone in her own room Lauraino sits In a
|irt of stupor, merciful in its dull pain,
1 nco it renders all thought powerless for
the time being.
Hor husband has seed of her. She has
promised to stay ��*ith him, and sho must
keep her word. No past sins or errors of
bis should be the measure of her duty, so
she had Wt ������ aud now her word is given,
und Keith's dying eyea seem to summon
Iier across the weary distance that separates
them, and she dares not go.
It is but a few moments Binco abo has
left her husband's sido, but the Sister comes
to her now to entreat her to return. Sir
Francis is asking for her.
She rises mechanically and goca back to
tho sic!; room. The gaunt face, the eager
eyes arc turned towards the door.
" You promised not to leave me," he I Etwynde softly opens the window
whispers, faintly, and Lauraine cannot find \ cool fresh air steals in, and its bre
it in tier heart to tell himthit alio needs  over tbe pallid yo.ing fr.ee that lie on the
rest, that sbe is worn and spent with long j pillows, looking like sonlptured marble,
hours n; anxiety and suspense.
"Como here���sit down���to-clone to
mo," he continues brokenly. " Tell her to
go.   1 most speak to you alone."
Lauraino turns and makes a sign to the
Sisier,  Sho leaves tbe room at once.
CHAPTER XXXVI.
"foi: t;iv love's sake i r.ivn."
Very feebly and faintly the pulse of lifo
is flickering in Keith Athelstone's frame.
Very despairingly does Lady Etwynde
watch beside him.
It is twelve hours since that last message
went. Twelve hours, and in every one of
those has tbat "ame question been on the
dying lips���"Wiil she come!"
They cannot tell.   They can only hope.
At last ho falls asleep, and Lady
Etwynde sits thsre, sad and anxious and
full of grief for the two lives w iose short
yours have held Bach bitter suit'ering���before whicli now stretches the gulf of an
eternal parting.
The sky grows rosy with tho dawn, the
sunlight steals in through the closed blinds,
nml plays about tho quiet room, and Lady
and the
h plays
.1 looks at her. " Even my death I , f ,im< Wlth "'-"' lon3 ,iarK lM*-M>
.one new. I thought it might. Ib suddenly open, and looking back to hei
s it not ?   You do-love-i im '���"   I 0,v" mtn the ol<1 ho-vislb adoring love tha'
Then Sir Francis turns and holds out iu
his hand lho littlo paper that had he'd for
her a message of eternal woe. " Is -is it
true?"
Sho hows her head. Words will not
come.
" Vou dropped it. I ashed tho woman
io give it mc," saya her husband. " Lauraine, don't stay hero for���for my aakc ; if
it will comfort you or���him���go."
A sudden (lush comes over tlio white, sal
face, then fades and dies away. "My place
ia by you," she answers.
" Ily me?" hc echoes, bitterly. "By the
Wretch whose selfishness and brutality have
ruined your life ?   My Ood I"
There is a long silence.   Ho takes her
hands and look
camiol atone
is true, is
" Yes,' she answers,simply, " Hut why
speak of that now '! The past is over and
done with. You told mc once I wa3 only
strong bi'c&use I had been itulempted. Ah I
how littic you knew I"
"Thai, hc should die," mutters Sir Francis. Young���brave���hopeful. For me-it
is no matter. How is it, Lauraino! Tell
me all I"
" He was shot in a duel," she aays, marvelling how she cau speak so calmly���how
gill and far away seems everything in and
oi her lifo. " In Paris. Some i-pnto
arose between him and���and a h.cnd of
Lady dean Salomans'. They met in tho
Bois, and Keith was dangerously wounded.
Tiiey aay now there is���no hope."
Oh, tho weariness of the voice, the
anguish of the white, sad face.
" She," mutters Sir Francis. " Was
this her vengeance ?"
Quite suddenly ho lifts hia languid eyelids and looks eagerly, joyfully up. " Siie
is coming I" he cries.    "I know It."
Tee knurs pass on, but that inward con-
victlon remains unshaken, Something-
some mysterious prosolenee for which lie
oannot account���tells him that bis darling
wiil bo by his si Ic. He ia quite patient
now, ami quito calm���calm with thc fulness ol a great content,
The day passes on to noon, and noon to
eventide, lie asks no more that question!
"Will she come'!" Ho knowa it ia answered.
The door opens sof'ly and without Bound.
Ho is lying with closed eyes���the hired
nurnc is by his side. Lady Etwynde ia not
there.
Someone comes in and moves towards the
bed, and bends over the quiet figure, How
still he is; i.s il sleep, or ?
The lids, with  tlicir long dark  lashes,
nothing can chill or change, ara the "bad
blue eyes" of her girlhood's lover.
Sho sinks on hor knees;ahe is trembling
greatly; she finds no words to say, but none
are needed.
Pain, weakness, weariness, seem to flee
away before tho magic of her  presence
' over the white faco comes such radiance
and tenderness as never has she seen.
I    " It is you.   I knew you would  oome,
i Lorry."
" .My darling boy I" she  half sobs, half
sighs, and then a groat darkness sweeps
over her like a cloud, and she soes his face
no more,
,    The nurse summons Lady Etwynde. She
' is horrified at this occurrence.   It will be
so bad for herpitient. "The shock is enough
. to kill him"���so she murmurs as they busy
i themselves with the unconscious woman.
I    Keith   watches them  quietly, not even-
i anxious or disturbed. All his life seems to
the nurse's
Then he is silent again, , ,
"Lauraine, gito Keith Athelstone; I "ave become one great oalm now,
command you.   If there  is time���if vou I      J,vlU mo ll0 says, as  tl:
see him alive tell him I hade you go-tell j words reach him, "Sho has givenme life I"
him 1 ask his pardon for llio wrong 1 have I, Al"' ,!,deel n seems <*3 "' sll<! ha(1. for
done him. Co, child ; why do you linger itm ll,at ll0ur s!owly but 8urelJ' hc heSm*
here��� overy moment is precious.   Do you  to mem'.
think I am so altogether selfish that I cannot aee how you sutler���cannot teol all you
have done���for me ? Go."
" But you,"  she  says,  hesitatingly ;
" yon need mo ; you wished me to stay."
"I am better    I feel stronger," he says, j '".".ft'i.'^tierfl. 11" says the doctor,
with brave citort.      Ami the worst is over; I    ���>. ���-       ���      ,.., ....
The weakness and exhaustion against
which his physicians bad battled, no longer
hold his strength in their control. Hope,
peace, joy have c��me to him with Laur-
nine's presence, and with tliein oomes also
thc desire to live.
you nee 1 not fear for mc,
you enough.   Lot me feel I have tried to
do ono unselfish action���oven at the last."
She Socked at his face���at tho drawn,
sliarpcksd features, the sunken eyea, the
hollow cheeks, A sudden fear and reproach
emit; I'or,
"I cannot leave you," she says, with a
burst of tears. " Wo have been most, unhappy, I know, but you are my husband���
my child's father,"
" And. the man for whom you have no
lov��. Ciild! do not waste time in folly,
At ��� moment liko this we see tilings as they
arc���naked, baro, undisguised, Take my
massage to him, and comfort him with your
r-rosonce. It is the ouo thing I cau do for
you both ; and I do it. with all my heart,
Spare no expense���gold will speed yo
.        It iswonderi.il!"echoes Lady Etwynde,
I have wronged 18taiuiiu��, by Lanra'ne*s sille Bom'e two-*dayi
later, and noting lho change  that at last
leaves room for hope.
Tlie blue eyes look up to one face���the
face thabhas haunted his life, and ooems to
havo called him back across the border-
laud on which his feol have resled.
"It is noi wonderful,
'itis ouly���lovo."
ine leicgrapn imo between Montreal and
Qnchcc, a distance of two hundred miles,
and worked with remarkable distinctness,
notwithslanding the prcsenco of several
relays in the circuit,
Phcn there was a period of litigation
between tho Bell and Edison interests,
which is referred lo at length by the writer,
and also reference is made of the interest
taken in lho invention by tho telegraph
oompaniosand the formation of a separate
company, in lepcndcut of all tho telegraph
companies. The Bell Telephone Company
was organized in IStiO; it took over all the
existing plants aud patent, reorganized and
consolidated the exchanges, and begun the
manufacture of all kinds of telephonic apparatus.
The writer closes his interesting paper as
follows; Canada has kept pace with all tho
advances in tiie art of telephony. Metallic
trunk lines between towns in Ontario and
Quebeo were erected and put in operation
when the system was Iirst introduced into
the United States, and nil llio best and
most modern switching and signalling appliances have ben furnished, tnus ensuring
to the publi; a most reliablo servieo. On
tome points it may be said that Canada, is
in advance of other countries, notably in
the system of duplexing telephone trunk
linos, which is now in operation in Toronto.
The vast number of country trunk lines,
both metallic and single, in the older provinces, show that the service is appreciated
and used by all classes of thc com uiiuily,
outside, and stood in great awe of the sea.
Thoy also looked upon a ship as a mysterious thing, and as tho brig continued drifting down the bay they oalied to each other
tint it was a judgment upon them for having mudo prisoners of tho crew. I at tirst
wondered why they did not jump overboard
but in dodging about 1 happened to look
over the quarter and sav/ that wo wero followed ami surrounded by a groat school of
sharks. King John canghtsiglit of me and
threatened me with instant death ifl did
not take tho brig back to her anchorage. I
told him tint only tho captain oould do
this, owing to tho loss of tho cable, and
though knives aaid clubs were drawn they
lina'ily decided to spare my lifo.
out at ska.
An off shoro breeze helped the brig down
the bay, and in tlio course of half an hour
sho was at sea. It was a quiet night, but
there was considerable ground swell, and
 -. ���.-..    *>.j ...v..   r,ao iu ioi a
native from some canoe board her and sea
that I had King John and his gang triced
up and then offer to exchange prisoners, but
tilings turned out better thau I hoped for.
Thecanoemefl reached the ahore in a great
state of alarm and at once released the crew
and insisted on their putting off in theyawL
This, of course, they w^re on'y too glad to
do, When I saw them coming I felt that
I had not quite settled scores with my passengers, and selecting three or four who
had eulfel me about I stirred tbem up with
my boots and a belaying pin in a way to
Didcc thom limp for Several days.
To siy that the captain and crew were
pleased when they got aboard and aaw how
things stood is drawing it mild. We fished
tip our cible, anchored the brig in her old
berth, an I then everybody got a rope end
and sailed iu on thc drunken crowd. By
use of the ropes and plenty of water wo
roused thcni up and toward sundown when
tho brig hadn't played seesaw vary long  King John could  realize tho situation lie
wus given an alternative, Our damages
wero asasased at twenty tons of freight and
all the fruits, vegetables, and fresh water
beforo tin r i was a very sick crowd aboard.
Every sail boing oarn'ully stowed and the
craft now drifting off broadsido, she heaved
and rolled wan j.i jt the motion to make a we could get away with, Tiie natives had
landsman's stomach try to run away fain I half the freight on hand and we gave them
him. About ton of the crowd managod to a week to collect the remainder. Every
keep about, but the remainder, including morning at sunrise wo gave King John and
the king, lay down and rolled about and the others a rope's ending that thoy might
wished ihcy hud never set eyea on a white I not tako too much comfort aboard and that
man.   For ahoy I think I took matters] their yells might incite the natives ashoro
' they seem to say
(TO BE CO.NTINTED.)
^J. a
"HELLO" AMD "HOr-HOL"
The Birthplace or tlie Telephone.
There appeared in the latest issue of the
Canadian Engineer," a very interesting
journey, and I���1 shall wait here "till I luiuw J paper on the History of the Telephone in
���he ha3 forgiven." [ Canada,' by Mr.  L. B.  McFarlane.   The
Still s he hesitates.   Still she feds as if  writer says that Canada can with truth he
she were in some way wronging the man to   called the birthplace of tho telephone,
whom duty binds her, for sake of tho man i    Professor Alexander Graham Bell's home
she loves.   He grows impatient, ; was tor several years prior to the invention
"For me lho worst is past. I shall do ' oi the telephone, at Tutello Hcights.on the
very well now. Are you scrupulom as to outskirts of Brautford, Ontario and it was
that?���know no fear. You havo bcen there that many of his experiments in nuil-
cbcdieiit in all things that caused you tiple telsgraphy, and some of the earliest in
Buffering. Canyon not he it for one thing telephony were made.
that you desire?   Muat I.storm-insist!"  j    Tn3 flrjt experimental telephone  line
"Oh, hush,' she says, passionately; "it ereoto.l in Canada and uaed in this connects so hard-lf only 1 knew��� [tion, extended from the residenoe of the in.
)' i on do know.   1 bid you go, and that  mt0r*, fa^or acroM ',is Kircj0I1. Tbia line
without an evil thought���you have but to heini -oumi vot<Mh\fi it was afterwards
obey."
Then sho loaves him. He listens to thc
hurried preparations. A strange, feverish
strength scorns to have come to him. As
lie has said, it is the one really unsollish
action hc has over performed in his life,
For though hc lias bidden her lo.ivo him, 0f t;,��� eleotrlo telephone
he is longing for hor presence. He
knows llis own hours are numbered, .lo-pii.ii the hopes bold out,
Ho knows that to havo hor with him during
the dreadful ordeal through which he has lo
workable, it w
continued on to the residence of the Rov,
Thomas Henderson, in Brantford. Its euo-
ccauiil working soon became noised abroad,
and ll.o novelty of llio invention attracted
many visitors from various parts of Ontario
to listen to lbs then wonderful performance
and presently
Urantford beoame kuown aa tha " T> l< phone
City," Al ihis tune the mu.'h condemned
" lb' io " had not come into uso as a signal
for conversation to begin ; the worda "Hoy
Hoy ' were considered most satiafaotor
were consider," l most aaciaiaotory,
pans would be tho only comfort that life  u-jru,,, ,ivi a discriminating publio ore-fit
holds.   He shudders as ho lies there faco of losing the lesa objoctionable word,
to faoo with death, us tho cold waters of
the grout rivor seorn to How on���on   up lo
his very foot; and in that awful passage I
there will bo no voice to tell of peace, of
Hops, of tho gates of meroy standing open
*ot, even tn the greatest of sinners.
nd be tiuukful that " Hoy Hoy" did not
survive.
When tho Canadian patent was issued to
Prof. Bell, he presented it aa a gift to liis
fa thel, Prol. Melville Boll, and the latter,
believing a  company or partnership un-
Ho shudders, and the cold dews of anguish - MCMttry appointeda goneral agent to ex-
Hand upon his brow Buthe is strong still, - plolt theBell telephone: Tiie latter visited
strnn** enough to hide the truth irom her. [he principal oities and towns and exhibited
She oomes to bid him farewell, and he looks llw old-fashioned box telephone, with but
long and sorrow-fully nt thc fair, sad face. , ,,.,,��� oommerclal sue ess, however, as the
Mow changed alio is, hew changed!
liffioulty of hearing the voice clearly rend-
"You will kiss mo-just once, bad as 11 r d problematia lie future value as a mean
') i i. ��� -  i....,i. ,1... ., i     .    '
(*.,*��," he whispers, and with the tears stand
ing thick in licr eyes sho bends down and
for the I'.i.si time in all their married life
klssoi him of her own free will.
"Cod bloss you," sho murmurs, fervent-
ly,
"Say you forgive,   he c.i'rcats, laying
llis bin 1 cn In. i.
" I have lorglvou -���long ago," sic  answers, and with murmured words of hope,
'ulnosaand trust, the) part; pari to
M  this sido of the gr��w i... ��� t,
Inure
of communication.
Thc first commercial telephone line waa
������:��� '.:-'��� di ��� 1 ;-.' ;I -,i .: . ()..' -::.; in (Jctob-
or, 1877, by tho Distriot Telegraph Company, who wore quick to appreciate Its
value, and they, therefore, secured control
of ihe invention lor I ial distriot, Thia
line conosoted together the residences of
.Messrs. Baker and Cm y.
Mr. Edison at this time was not negleot-
ins Canada,n far as telephony was concern
H�� had opensi' '
protty eool. It was the period of good
weather iu that locality, and I did not apprehend any great danger in tiio brig drifting out to sea.   I was then in my second
to renewed e. -'.ions. If you feel liko
pitying them 1 can say that they had it all
cut ami dried to murder overy soul of ua
and pdlage and burn the brig. In live days
"DIE UP" OLD KlJfQ J HI,
How a You**: Sai'or Outwitted a Treacherous Monarch-
John Wns Only King oTa South 1'anlflc
Islam), but Hi* Wns us Full of Intrigue
ns Uhui.vn i.i'eu'or I'ofetttato���Uow liis
riot In Burn lho Urix nud .tinnier llie
Crow Wm Frustrated an i mis Rov u
Person MadcSorc with .Numerous liieiH
Rltli ItloW'S.
The largest of the KID or moro islands
comprising tiie Paumotti group in thc south
Paciticocean is called Nairn, and up tea
few years ago was ruled by a native who
went by the title of King John. This group
ia about equidistant from New Zealand and
the Sandwich islands, and sailiug craft are
dispatched from both places to trade with
the natives. A few months bc o e my story
Ofiens an English whaler called at the island
of Nairaa to renew its supply of water and
fuel and secure fruits and vegetables, and
discovering that King Johu, who was then a
man of 00, had a fondness for whisky, the
captain lot him drunk and sailedaway owing
him about .?100. The king aud his people
were highly indignant over tlio trick played
on them, and it waa agreed that the next
craft which visited the island should bc hold
responsible for damages, The population of
the island was then about 4,000, and its
chief industries were shells and fancy woods.
In due course of time the New Zealand
brig Ranger, which was on a trading voyage
to the northeast, called at Nairn, the chief
port of which is called JIailo and is situated
at the end of a bay two miles from the sea.
We hadn't heard of tlio troublo with the
whaler, and King John gavo us suoha kindly
welcome that it was impossible to suspect he
had any evil intentions. He had at least ten
tons of cargo for us, while we still had a lot
of goods on hand, and the brig was anchored
within a stone's throw of his town and her
whole crew invited as-boro toa feast prepared in honor of tho occasion, I speak as if
we might have had a dozen men. Oil the
contrary, being a small craft we carried only
seven men, counting captain and cook. In
these trading craft the captain and cook
turn to with the rest. There were two boys
nf us. and the mato ordered me to remain ou
board as the anchor watch. Whilo tho people were supposed lo be perfectly honest, it
was not thought wise to leave the brig entirely alone.
It was about 6 o'clock in tho evening
when the men pulled ashore in the yawl,
and the shouting, aud laughing, and tho
bonfires wero evidence that the entertainment began atouce. Ithadjustgrown fully
dark when King John and about fifty of his
subjects came alongside in tlieir canoes and
clambered on board. Before I could ask
uny questions I was knocked down and had
my feet and ankles securely tied. Nono of
them deigned to explain what was going on,
hut in a few minutes I picked up enough of
lhc conversation to satisfy me that the men
ashore had been overpowered, aud that
King John proposed to pet the brig up tlie
river which emptied into llie bay just there.
There waa water enough to float her, but
our oaptain had preferred an outside anchorage for obvious reasons. Tlie tide was running out. rather strong, but in their hurry
to got possession tho natives cither overlooked the fact or thought they wero strong
enough to overoome it, A long two-inch
rope, which thoy had either bought or
.stolen from some craft, was made fast to
tiie brig's bows, and tho canoes tool; ths
free end. Then thoy bngan work at the
iron cubic, but not knowing how to
unshackle it they grow impatient, and King
John ordered me cast loose lo do iho work.
I 'ried to explain to him what wonld happen
if 1 did, but he atril J. mo in tho face and
ordeied nic to go ahead,
COT TIIK WOIIST OK IT.
I got a hammer and drove out tho shackle pin. Wo had a lot of chain out, and the
brig was pulling hard at licr anchor. The
canoes were almost in line under llio cable,
and aa it was unshackled almost a* the
windless nnd wont, out of the hawic hole as
il drawn by an engine a score or more of
natives were badly hurt and throe or four
canoes upset. As their tow rope straightened out thoro was a grand yell for the
canoes to go ahead, but tlio brig started
.stern first down the bay nud pulled the lot
of them after her. King John ami about
thirty of hia subjects wero on hoard, and
while they congregated at tho hows and
yelled and gestured I ran aft and gave the
wheel a few turns and lushed it, As the
brig drifted the rudder gradually threw her
around, and protty soon she waa going down
the bay in shipshape fashion.
The natives wore all more or less under
the infl icncs of tho half barrel of rum which
went ashore with the crew, ami when the
brig started oil'wiih thom thoy became
panic-stricken, The Cannes could have taken everybody off, and the craft could have
been beached lower down the bay, but iu
losing their heads they  lost all chances.
ci.    lin had opened up correspondence 'liio canoes made for the shore, and tbe
early iu Is" With the ciiy electrician of  natives left aboar I began to howl like a lot
year of apprenticeship and knew enough to j the other ten tons Ind been collecte I and
put plain sail ou her ami tako care of her
in a smart breeze, Besides, as wo were
drifting away to the east 1 had only to
head her westward next day to strike some
of Iho islands again.
The natives had got away with th? crew,
bnt the brig had got away with thcni in
turn, and while they were groaning and
lamenting and in au almost helpless condition it struck me that 1 must keep the ad
then tho natives were compelled to put tne
whole aboard.
The king had bcen rope's ended so often-
thai he kept crying out io hia people to
hurry, and for once in their lives the lazy,
indolent fellows got a move on them. The
captain was for burning lhc town before
we sailed away, but the mates dissuaded
him from this step. King John had a fleet
of fourteen canoes, which did not escape so
vaatage which circumstances had plueed in easily however. We sent armed meu in
my hands. If tho crow had not been mur- the yawl to bring them off, and then obliged
dered out of hand there might be away to one canoeman to rake the gang ashore, six
save them.   I did a heap of thinking as the
brig drifted along, and I finally came to the
conclusion that the best thing I could do
was to let her drift.
By 11 o'clock those who had stood out
at a lime. As the lust loud departed we
weighed anchor and headed out bo sea,
dragging thirteen of the canoes behind us
I and they were not cast off until we had run
the island out of sight.   Four mouths later
against seasickness had to knock under, i wo ran across a trader who  was at the
island two weeks after wo left, Hc found
old King.lolm as humble as a lamb, but
hc had nothing to barter and wanted nothing but somo white man's liniment to relievo his aches and pains.
and then I had thc craft to myself. Every
man was likely to bo in fair shape by daylight, providing the sea did not get up,
and it struck mo that their first movo
would be to hunt for rum, We had plenty
of it aboard, and I got a fresh keg out of
the lazaret and rolled it on deck, It was
lucky for the natives that wc had no poison
aboard, aa I should assuredly have dosed
the contents ot tho keg. Aftor making the
keg ready I spent an hour in hunting up
small atutf and cutting it to proper lengths,
aud it was midnight beforo I weut down
to the captain's room and turned in. Ho
had a fowling piece and a revolver and in
the mute's berth 1 found a second revolver.
I placed these fire-arms handy to my reach,
aud then tumbled into the bunk and went
to sleep, knowing by the shino of tho stars
that I should wake up and find a pleasant
morning. I slept liko a top till about au
hour aftor daylight, wheu tho first of the
natives found the keg of rum and raised a
great rojoicing. It wasn't ten minutes before every mail of tho lot was guzzling it
down liko water. Tlie brand of rum wo
carried would discount anything but pure
poison. Everybody was gloriously drunk
in half an hour, and after a grand free fight,
in which oven hia majesty's head was vigorously punched, they began to drop down
like so many bag3 of sand.
A IIELriiESS LOT,
If I had not been entirely forgotten they
at least did not disturb me, and when I felt
it safe to do so I crept ou deck. If we had
been carrying a deck load of hogs things
could not have been much worse. Every
man Jack of them was laid out on thc broad
of his hack, and my first move was to secure
the three  old  muskets  and other arms
brought aboard, Everyone had a knife.and heen answered readily and wit!
somo had spears and clubs in addition, I ty: "Yes, a good elc itricil con
carried the things down and stowed them
away under the mate's berth and t/en returned to the deck and begun tying my
prisoners hand and foot. Knowing what
to expect if they got free I pulled the ropes
very tight and took caro the knots were secure. I waa fully two houra securing tho
crowd, and then I dragged thom all over on
thc port side and spent another hour washing down a portion of the deck and makiug
things look decent,
The morning as I might havo told you before, was calm and pleasant, and the island
was iu sight about twelve miles to the west.
Asfar ns I could make out the brig was stationary, but soon after I had lighted the
galley firo and got ine a cup of eoll'eo and a
bit to eat a light breeze came out of the
east, and I saw that we wcre drifting luck
toward tlie island, I got all the firearms on
deck and loaded thom, filled the cook's coppers with water and replenished the fire,
and then I waited to see what would turn
up. Tho wind was so light that tho brig
moved very slowly, and at high noon we
ware still two miles off the bay. I went
aloft with the captain's glass and made out
that thoio was great excitement in the town,
but could not sec any canoes on the move
DAMAGE BY LIGHTMG.
Yearly Deatruetlon of lluuiircla of I.lvea
and Millions oi'Dollar* Tforlh of Property.
During the year 1S91 20a lives wcre lost
(that we know of) in the L'nited States,east
of the Rocky mountains, directly through
the actim of lightning. How many were
lostindirectlyand howmany cases there were
of shattered health and more or less permanent injury we can only surmise, says the
Popular Science .Monthly. The financial
loss due directly to lightning was certainly
not below 81,500,000."
To get at something like a commercial estimate of tho damage done by lightning in
the last few years in this country I have
made use of the Chronicle firo tables for the
six years 1885-1890, and find that some ���),-
226 fires, or 1,3 per cut. of the whole mini-
ber.were caused by lightning, and the total
loss was $3,380,826, or 1,25 per cent, of the
whole amount lost by tire. During 1S92 we
have a record of 202 lives lost, The damage
may be estimated at as high a figure as in
1S01. The losses are tho more appalling
when we recall that the year ia virtually
less than six months. Over ilj per cent, of
tiie casualties due to lightning occur between the months oi April aud September.
It is therefore quite pertinent at this time
to discuss the question whether or not we
are able to protect ourselves from lightning.
Somo five years ago theque3iion would have
h all Binceri-
connection with
the earth���a stout continuous copper rod,
for example���will suffice,'1
To-day no such answer can pas3 unchallenged.
A Buiae i Man.
It was an interesting time at thc home of
Dobba, and finally, when the doctor came
out into the hill, Dobba was in a stale of
excitement equal to an election night.
" Well, doctor?" he said inquiringly, and
grubbing the pbysloian's coat-front with
both hands.
" Twins," responded the doctor, briefly.
" How���how���many!" he asked  in  a
dazed manner.
*' Tiie usual number,'' replied the doctor,
smiling.
" On, yes���ah���excuse me, doctor. Boys
or girla ?
" Boys."
" Hoys ?"
" Vea."
" Then I am a mined mm I"
" Ruined I" was ths surprised  answer
" vim's the matter with you !"
" Why, '1 ictor, lor the last twenty years
it's baon all looul I d i to moot tbe demands
of my boya lor my old clonics ; and now,
It was I :.'!0 o'clock when the brig entered j at my timo of life to hive to ci'iimcnco to
tho iiay.ii'id just then I observed in lieilimia wiar two pairs of pints at OnUe in order to
of a shift of wind and moro of it. I also kesp up with the procoiiion is more than a
saw half a dozen canoes making ready, and , oan undort lite : and 1 aee ruin with .-, big
realizing that I niiclit never have another R staring me squaro in the face, and can't
opportunity to klolc a king I turned to on'
old King John and put my boots against his
sacred person until my legs ached with the
exertion. Ho sighed, and groaned, and
grunted, but was still too drunk to realize
the pain and insult.
As tlio wind breezed up I rail up and loosened the foresail so thai, it would catch a
capful and then hurried down and gol part
of the staysail and two jibs on her. As I
had abeam wind I worked licr head around
up tho bay and found sno had atecragc way
and a lit tic more. The natives were coming
out in fivo canoes to meet mo, and lashing
the wheel to hoi 1 her steady, I went forward with lho guns and opened fire as soon
us tlio first cuiiiie camo wilhin range. I
won't claim any credit for lho shot, which
wounded two men and scared tho other six
or seven halfio death. Thatoanoc turned
tall atonoe, and I blazed awayat the others
and soon hud tbo whole fleet making for
lho town. Nol being able to make out a
bfligle native aboard was of itself sullicienl
oause to alarm them.
make a move 11 defend myself."
The dootor gave him a dose of chloral tc
quiet his nerves,
Tivo Garmia Tra-redies-
A Berlin lelogram dated Moo lay says :���
Two-lm king tragedies are rep irted to-day,
One at Cologne and the other in Fuerta in
Bavaria. In the first oase a tsll r living in
ths Achter Strasae killed his sweetheart,
who had given him Oiuse for jealousy, and
anothor woman who was a friend of bars,
Tho i'uer'h murder was of a somewhat
similar character, A butcher stabbed to
death a girl In whom he was engaged to be
married, nnd two policemen, who eame
rushing into the house, attracted by !.ha
woman's fearful shrioke, were attacked with
fury by the murderer, who severely wound'
ed tin in with the long butcher's knife which
ho was brandishing. He then cul his own
throat, and fell dead by the side of hia
victims.
KIIIHIIT IHI) IT AI.I,.
Tbey reached the town fur in advance of
uie, and as the brig finally camo to the
Statistics of the yellow fever epidcr.it as
Brunawick, Ha., show that lhe mortality
among whitea was n irly four times as
Ci cat aa that anions negroes, (U]e aootenay r>iar
SATURDAY, NOV. 25, 1898.
L. 1'. FISHER, Newspaper Advertising Agent, 21 Merck'tutti' Px-
clinugp, San Francisco, is our
authorized agent. Tbis paper is
kept op file iu bis office.
Foil some reason there has been a
great difference in tbe system of paying wages adopted ou the two mil-
roads now under construction in tbo
portbern portion of West Kooteuay,
although both, we believe are nuder
the same contractor���Mr. D. McGillivray. On the Nukusp k Slocau the
Bub - contractors aud laborers have
been paid in cash, something liko
��40,000 a month having beeu disbursed. But on the Revelstoke it
Arrow Jjiiko road the men huve had
to be content with time checks payu-
a month litter date, aud which they
have not been able to cash at tbe
contractors' office for three months
past. There are one or two business
houses in the town that will accept
these time checkB as payment for
value received. But the men ought
not tp be put to this trouble and
expense. Thoy have done their work
pnd should receive thoir pay free of
all encumbrances or penalties. Hans
Johnson's letter in this issue may be
taken as a sample cuao.
1.    Jj.    JLIA1U,
NOTARY PUBLIC : REVELSTOKE, B. C.
Mining and Heal Estate Broker and General
Commission Agent.
FIRE, LIFE & ACCIDENT tiNSURAiNcE.
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE KOOTENAY SMELTING AND
TRADING SYNDICATE,
Why is coal so dear in Revelstoke f
FjIcvcu dollars a ton is a prohibitive
prica. At Canmore coal is delivered
to the cars at $2.50 per tog, Canmore
is only 196 miles east of Revelstoke.
Can it be possible that the C. P. R.
charges $8.50 a ton for carrying crjal
196 miles? If the charges on other
goods are in like proportion it is uo
wonder the small towns along tbe
C.P.R. in British Columbia make no
growth. Their life is being squeezed
put by high freight charges. We see
that the G.f-.ll. carries coal from Can-
more to Morden, Man. (nearly 1,000
piles) for $5.80 a (on. The Morden
people nre trying to induce the 0 f.R-
to lower their rate to $3.50 per ton,
fo tbat cimi could be laid down there
fit the reasonable p4ce 6? $6. It would
seem by this that tbe C.f.Ra h,nd no
rjse for local traffio, or else it has decided to discriminate against British
Coliinibia- Coal would be a great
boon in those wood-built mountain
towns, it being so much safer than
pedar or pine, but ut the present
prohibitive price no working man cau
jifford to use \\. If the C.P.R. would
not with a little mot�� generosity to
wards Brilish Columbia it would bo
a decided benefit to the company in
the \*>ng run..
agent for TRODT UU CITY, KASLO CITY, NAKUSP * ^um
TOWNSilEvS.
Grocer, Tea Dealer and
Provision Merchant,
REVELSTOKE,    B.C.
stoves!
Stoves I!
Stoves!!!
Tinware ard Hardware bv the carload.
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS,
HAM AND BACON A SPECIALTY,
FLOUR, FEED, HAY AND GRAIN,
-K��aa��ai(isiffl?7ffija*ii.'Vi'��; s- ".tzntaasiz&aisniesmiWit
.'.Astonishingly Cheap.'.
 **�����- r
WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A
CARLOAD OF STOVES!
RANGES.���Palace, Gem, Ideal, Jubilee.
COOK-STOVES.- AlbcK'1, Jubilee, Olar-enec Florence.
PAKLOR STOVES. ��� Fruiikiiu, Evening Star, Kejstoue,
Sultana.
BOX STOVES.-Vulcan, Fulton, &c.
GROCERIES FLOUR HARDWARE
PROVISIONS FEED & OATS      CLOTHING
BOOTS & SHOES      AMMUNITION       MINERS' TOOLS
��1
ill
STOCKED  REGULARU' FROM THE EAST.
Dry Goods, Clothing,
RIGBY   WATERPROOFS   -o-   -op    GENTS'  FURNlsUJtfGft
GENTLEMEN'S,
LADIES' k
CHILDREN'S
BOOTS, SHOES AND RUBHKR GOODS.
Consignment of Butter and Eggs received every week.
A.  McNEIL,
J5ARBER SHOP & BATHROOMS,
Front Slreot,
REVELSTOKE, B.C.
ARMIT & RASHDALL,
|few Denver, B.C.
BEAIE8TATE AMJNfflC BROKERS
Crown Grants can bo obtained 'lirpc't
from the Government for all lots m
the town of New Denver.
THE
MADDEN HOUSE,
NAKUSP,
EUOH MADDEN, Prop***.
C.B.H
um
Revelstoke Station,
MILLINERY & MANTLES.
THE   LATEST   IN   FALL  SHAPES,
TRIMMED HATS,
RIBBONS, TRIMMINGS
AND FANCY GOODS,
LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S
FUR FINISHED MANTLES
H. N. COURSIER,
REVELSTOKE.
u ���>,*". miAtsrrxiiiiiefTii^zz^xrryer.aaaiies.- ���xrmzrw&rmKrsrxzjx
I    I
LARDEAU
11
Beantifully situated on the Lake
short? at the entrance to the best and
shortest road to the Sloean mines and
New Denver. The best fishing and
hunting iu the district, Tith grand
boating and sketching facilities for
tourists aud artists.
Is situated at the bead of tbe North-En st Arm of Upper
Arrow Lake. It i.s (he easiest point from which to enter the
remarkably rich mines of the Lardeau and Fish Creek Dis-
triets. It will have the advantage oi' both rail and steamboat lines. The C.P.R. will begin thel'uildingol'a line from
Revelstoke to the N.E. Arm of Arrow Lake as soo*i as the |
weather will permit. LARDEAU is at the head of niivigfin
tion on this Ann, and will be the terminus of steamers and
that ot the Lardeau & Kootenny Railway. There is no
question that the Rich Mining Districts which are tributary
to LARDEAU will attract thousands of Prospectors and
Capitalists during the pre-jent season, nud that a large town
will grow up at that point. The history of Kaslo will be
repeated at LARDEAU this year, and investors in Kootenay
property should study the situation. Kaslo, in many in-
stances, has already repaid from 500 to 1,000 per cent, to
investors.
R. U. LEE, P.L.S., KAMLOOPS.
GENERAL MERCHANTS,
Xevelstoke. New Denver
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DEALERS     IN
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SB; r ���
Tue Bai: is msrutp with thk
gest brands of wines.liquors
and cigars,
The a<*couimi>dati"ns of the Hotel ;,:��
the U��t.
CENTRAL HOTEL.
ABRAHAMSON BBOS. Jrr.p's.
l.'harmingly situated on the blink of
the river, on tho prninpal street,
clone to the pOSt-office nnd
Government buildings;,
(ind Qi'iireut to tho
Bteftmboat
Wbarf.
jj'irHt-cliws Table, goo<l lte<ls,
Telephone-,
FIRE-PROOF SAFE.
"BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS AND
BTEAME-tte.
DEAFNESS
Believed by science. The RTfial-mt
invenlino of Ihe nge. Wii>Wn common) sense oar dnirof; nirr,plf. practical, oonjlortable,nafeftnil iimsililo.
No string or wire attaclirneiit. 'I ry
them awl yon will dinoanl all others,
^rito for pamphlets ka G. l>. MHr
BEVELSTOKE TIME TABLE,
Atlantic Express, arrives 10.00 daily.
Pacific        ���' "16 r,.r)   >'"
Cheapest, most reliable and nafe
route to Montreal,Toronto, til. fanl,
Chicago,   New York  and   Boston,
Elates $6 to *��ll) lower than ail) Ol a a ��� :
other route.
Specially fitted Colonist Oars, in
chargn of a Porter, for the aoooromo
dation of Passengers holding second
ehisR tiokets. Passengers booked to
and from all European points at
Lowest Elates,
Low Freight Rates, Quick des
patch. Merchants ;������','. save monej
by hiivii'.j.j' ;i,.: ������,..:���". touted via
BeQ, I*, l;
'���'uii and rot'iiMe L'.'focriia'.ioii (fiv-.li
j % applying to
QEO.MoL, BBOWN
l 4ut, Gen", Freight Ag't, Vhcohtot.
or to !. T. BBBWSTER,
Ag't, C. P. it- Depot, HovelHtoke.
OLD CLOTHES
Cleaned Repaired, Altered
and put in good shape
SAM NEEDHArVTS,
CAVEATS,
���nAoe m.*-*k3,
OCS1CM PATcS-iTS,
oopvaioKrn, a,to.
tor mfoatrniOm 'ana fr",: TfaiiS'ior* verlis, id
ili;��N 4 CO- 3111 Rllll.luWAV, NfcW I'ORK.
01'   t i,"-..��n f... wirii' ��� ; .("ntj In Aniorlcn
ET017 .intent t.,k..n trot ,7 ,;�� li l-rouailit Ivfore
Uae puljlia iiy > uol aod nlvun oeu o( oliiusc, in tlm
Idtutmf itBoiatt
GOODS, PROVISIONS.
lUPPLIEi
m
IrtlMl
Harness,
SHOES.
FLOUR, OATS, SHOWS AM) Al.l. KINDS OF FEED,
a*
��� irmftttttmlallon of nrt7 rtrl,.ril,ir,n r?���Pf r 111 ihe
rl't   tplajnOldtj Ilii  [ratayl.   Ht, in>il)��int
iht/til, !t    ','lff.Oi f.:.tlt) a
aVofl
' Utfl
DOORS, WINDOWS, BLINDS, PAINTS* OILS, VAUNISHE9,
WALL  PAPIjK,  IHc.
Giant Powder kept in stock at New Denver an$
Nakusp,
nut Jl.y.fcj
FL'BUar
.   u.,��l',l.��   A'Mn.-M MI'.VN *. CO.,
IS, .fill Broad, ��/,2,-,:w lit.ta.i.'!i,iT,
'���   I'KKRVBKHHY,
&EHERAL BLACKSMITH
REVEI 9TOKE.
PEPAIRS TO WAGONS, Km
SHOK1NG  A   M|'K�� IALTY,
Kootenay Lake
SAW MILL,
KASLO, p.Q,
Q. O  BUCHANAN, PKOP.
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, Laths,
rs,
Furniture & Undertaking,
R.  HOWSON,
Has a largo Stock of Household Furniture. Coffins, Caskets,,
Skroudf)' fcc.
IK)U(ii'.^'  H'\-,  RPEt^TOp, Onr-wily 4(M-Wl't, jmnllim
JlEYEliSTO-f I.   B.C

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