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VOL. ii
No; Mi
Kaslo Burned.
,, Of oourtoall onr roaders^Sf ;by
this time of tbe serious fire vhich
jlevastated the young city ou Kootenay Lake last Sattmlay bight. The
Whole of Front Street between Third
fend Fourth,,was. Iton Ikway and
pome fine bulldl!i|a dratrovfed, among
them beiug t ill's 1-alaoe Hotel, the
Cuiur d'AjWa, Fletcher's Central
Hotel, the Nobj'o Five and the Dar-
dni,ello8, as well ae the large stores
bf Geigerich Bros., Galena Trading
Co., Byers Hardware Co. and tbe
Burke Bank,, over 8u buildings in
Wl. Most of the property destroyed
was inoyredj and it is already said
that larger am handsomer structures
will sooii lie erected on the spot.
Kaslo but follows the examples set
by Chioago, Seattle and Vancouver,
Which suffered terribly by fire previous to the dawn of their prosperity
and arose phcenix-like from their
tubes, greater and grander for tbe
"purifying affliction. That Kaslo may
po tbe same is the wish of all ber
. Ru-uir in Sti ifoim-Distresslug
kidney and bladder diseases relieved
In six hours by the New Great South
Amerjcan Kidsev Cure. This new
remedy is a great surprise and delight to physicians on aooount of its
exceeding promptness in relieving
paib ib the bladder, kidneys, back
kod every part of the urinary passages in male or female. It relieves
retention of water and pain in passing
it almost immediately. If you want
quick relief, and cure this is your
remedy.   At Revelstoke Pharmacy.
Notiile to Taxpayers.
NOTICE is hereby given, in acoord-
Kiitie with the Statutes, that Provincial
Revenue Tax and all Taxes levied
under the Assessment Act are now
due for tbe year 1894. All of tbe
above named Taxes collectible within
the Revelstoke Division ot the Distriot
of West Kootenay are payable at my
Assessed Taxes are collectible st the
following rates, vis.*���
If paid on or before June 30th, 1894
jpfovincial Revenue, $8 per capita.
feme-half of one per oent on Real
Two per cent, on Wild Laud.
One-third of one per oent. on Personal Property.
One-naif of. one per oent. on Income.
If paid after June 80th, 1894:
Tw/i-thirds of one per cent, on Real
.   Two and one-halt per cent, on Wild
One-half of one per cent, on Personal Property.
Three-fourths of one per cent, on
Assessor and Collector.
January 2nd, 1894.
I --'**-'-*"-��������������������'"��� aaaaa
All kinds of
from prize stook.
$2.00 per Setting.
Revelstoke Station.
8est and Cheapest Route
All Eastern Points.
Through First Class Sleeping Cars
(tod Tourist fifeejoing Cars to St. Pan],
Montreal & Toronto without change.
Atlairftc' Express, arrives 10.10 daily.
Faci&       'v "     17.10   "
ftif fill nrformation as to rates,
ii ���*.- Brc#��<er>
#E0. McL, BROWN,'
Dietriot Psssengor AgeiVfy
Vav-jajouverv K,#
Just arrived at the Western Milling
Co.'s, Spanish onions and maple syrup.
The train service is very irregular on
acconnt of numerous snowslides in the
mountains, more especially near Clan-
The first number of "The Province"
will appear to-day simultaneously at
Viotoria, Vancouver, New Westminster
and Nanaimo.
Tbe Western Milling Co. wonld ask
intending purchasers to oall and Bee
their stock and prices before purchasing
Mr. Kellie's Bill for tbe "Incorporation of Tramways, Telephone and Telegraph Companies in West Kootenay"
has been printed.
Rev. C. T, Baylis will conduct servioe
in Peterson's Hall to-morrow afternoon
at 8 o'clock and at tbe residenoe of Mr.
Thos, Lewis at 7.30.
Rev. C. A. Proonnier will preaoh in tbe
Methodist churoh to-morrow; morning
at 10.30, evening at 7.30. Sunday-school
in tbe church at 2.30.
Itch on hnman and horses and all
animals onred in 30 minntes by Wool-
ford's Sanitary Lotion. This never fails.
Sold at Revelstoke Pbarmaoy.
A meeting of the members of Revelstoke Fire Brigade is called for Friday
evening next at 8 o'clock, in tbe new fire
ball. All the members are requested to
Members of the Presbyterian congregation propose organizing a branch of
tbo T.P.S.C.E. on Monday night next.
Tbe regular meetings will be held every
Monday night.
Two carloads, of oattle, consigned to
Burns and Molnnes, New Denver, were
driven down the track to Green Slide
on Wednesday, to be shipped at the
bead of the lake.
J. H. O'Leary, contractor on the R. k
A. L. branch, the man who, it bas been
said, so severely injured Wm. Glenn,
oame in on tbe train from the west and
went down to his oamp on Thursday.
A consignment of English goods has
just been reoeived at the Little Store at
the station. The publio oan now obtain,
at moderate prices, fanoy goods, soaps,
toilet requisites, haberdashery, water-
Cof goods, cutlery, ohoioe candies,
ks and stationery.
At Revelstoke Police Court on Tuesday Frank Beegan was fined $50 and
costs for threatening P. R. Peterson and
pointing a revolver at him. No revolver
was found on defendant, wbo bas sinoe
left town. The revolver was disoovered
in the snow outside Peterson's stable
yesterday morning.
English Spavin Liniment removes all
hard, soft or calloused lumps and blemished from horses. Blood spavin, onrbs,
splints, ringbone, sweeney, stifles, sore
���nd swollen throat, coughs, sprains, ko.
Save850 by nse of one bottle. Warranted
lhe most wonderful Blemish Cure ever
known.  The Bevelstoke Pharmacy.
It is not likely tbat Mr, Kellie will be
a oandidate for the Provincial Legislature at the next election. He has received so many assurances of support
from influential men in Yale, Lillooet,
and Cariboo, as well as the two Koote-
nays, that be will, in all probability,
stand for the Dominion Parliament.
A fair idea of the wealth of the Consolation Mine, in the Big Bend,'can be
had from tbe faot tbat the returns from
a working force of 80 men, whioh is
easily possible on tbe wide pay streak,
would pay a dividend of five per cent,
per mouth on a capital of $200,000; that
ib, if the gravel oontinues as rich as it
bas been doing this winter*
Rheumatism Cubed in a Dat.���South
Amerioan Rheumatic Cure for Rheumatism and Neuralgia radically cures in 1
to 8 days. Its aotion upon the system is
remarkable and mysterious. It removes
at once tbe cause and the disease immediately disappears. Tbe first dose greatly
benefits.���75 cents. At the Revelstoke
Ou Wednesday evening a number of
yonng people attended an "At Home" at
the residenoe of Mr. and Mrs, Thomas
Lewis. Parlor games were indulged in
until about 11 o'clock, when refreshments were handed around. After singing "God be witb yon till we meet
again" and repeating the Mizpah bene-
diotion all repaired to their homes with
the consciousness of having spent an
enjoyable evening.
"The Strike at Shane's," a sequel to
" Blaok Beauty," is the title of the prize
story written for tbe American Hnmane
Edncation Society. It should be in tbe
hands of all young people, being a
bright, readable, and quite nuique narrative with snch a happy emliug, and
above all, tells snob a pathetic story of
tbe cruelty which drove the animals on
Shane's farm to "strike," Price 10 cts,
Humane Society, 19 Milk Street, Boston,
Don't forget the new grocery just east
of the Union Hotel in the upper town.
The Stab has a number of subscribers
who were regarded as "good pay" and
were therefore allowed to drag into arrears. Some of these have not paid a
oent in three years. We do not wish to
be nndnly harsh, bnt it may aa well be
understood that we are publishing this
paper for pay���not for glory- and those
who do not pay np will be HUed or the
accounts advertised (or sale. Those to
whom we have beon so lenient mpy want
it, bnt after tbis dafeffiet Amtitj it
at thi bookstores nnd iVB*i stotrds.'
Mr. J. M. Kellie, M.P.P., has sold
out bia interest in the townsite of Lardean, on the N.E. Arm, at a great sacrifice, Carping critics und opponents of
Mr. Kellie will no longer have a peg on
which to l,ang their complaints tlinttbat
gentleman has a pull with tbe Government regarding tbe proponed wagon
road from Lardeau tn Trrfut Lake. Mr.
Kellie is probably a little too sensitive
as to the unkind things whi'.,h huve been
said about his connection with Lardeau,
but hia determination to have clean
hands in this matter will render him
stronger politically.
Picking up Gold at the Rtito of
$100 ii Day.
Messrs. O. B. Williams and J, W.
McCreury arrived on suowshoes from
French Creek last Saturday, making the
sixty odd miles in three davs. They
have taken out oousiderably over 80,000
from the Cousolation Mine, the result of
four men's work since December let,
Tbis little sum lor four men, wbile practically only putting the mino in a position to be worked on a large scale,
speaks well for Fronoh Creek. The
Consolation is a "deep diggins" drift-
placer mine. It was first worked by
several small companies. A series of
bedrock shafts were sunk, gravel hoisted
out by a windlass, and the water kept
by pumps. As the space widened from
the bottom of these shafts the inflow of
water became too great, and the diggings were abandoned. The olaims
wero considered rioh, and tbe pay was
good, even against such difficulties as
the old shaftmen had to contend with.
The present company scoured a lease of
three-fourths of a mile of the creek bed
from the Government and proceeded to
tap tbe old workings by a COO ft. drain
tunnel. This, with some other development work, has been under way during
the winter, with the result that the mine
is in first-class working condition. It is
well drained, the pay streak is some 25
feet wide, and with three shifts can
easily work between thirty and forty
men. By actual tests the gravel averages clean through tbe pay streak $15 a
day to tbe man, and as tbere are some
3,500 feet of the mine yet nntonohed the
owners can well be enthusiastio over
their prospects. Abont a quarter of a
mile below the Consolation the Vandall
people have struck a bonanza. Here
they have a tunnel into the bench, and
have struck the rim rook of an old channel. How much they have taken out so
far is unknown to Messrs. Williams and
MoCreary. Williams went into the tnnnel the day they left, and the owners, as
an illustration of the mine's wealth,
cleaned up abont $100 off the bedrock
while Williams was standing in tbe
drift. A further acoount of tbis claim
will be given as soon as word comes
from the Bend. Tbe other companies
on French Creek have not as yet reaohed
bedrock. The Selkirk people, ou the
summit of MoCullooh Creek, are still
drifting, and as a ohange has been made
in the ownership of part of the mine it
is expected that matters will progress
more rapidly. A considerable number
of miners and prospeotors will leave tor
the Bend as soon as possible.
The Best Way to Settle the
The Revelstoke correspondent of the
Vancouver World writes that two petitions have recently been forwarded to
tbe Government regarding the Government Agent here���oue praying for bis
removal to a more congenial sphere and
the other praying for an investigation
of the obarges made against him. Every
man���offioial or non-official���ought certainly to be aocorded British fairplay,
and an investigation of the charges laid
against Mr. Kirkup should be held. In
the first petition it was stated that the
Government Agent had used the influence and power of his position to tbe
great detriment of tbe town. Surely
those who make this oharge will be
ready to back it up with proof, There
is no doubt that for a long time past
there has been great friotion between
Mr. Kirkap and many prominent men
of the town and the longer this goes on
the worse for the towu, Let there be
an enquiry held and tbe whole matter
threshed out, or tho situation will by
and by become unbearable. Pending
this investigation these columns will be
olosed to anything that will tend to
widen the breaoh between the Government Agent and the people.
Shop opposite the Union Hotel.
I am prepared to do all kinds of
Office Fixtures, Camp Furniture
etc. Made to Order.
V-ouT patronage is solicited.'
Peterson's Hall was rather crammed
on Monday eight at the first-class entertainment given on behalf of tbe Building
Fund of the Presbyterian church.   The
affair was well advertised and a large
attendance was  prophesied,  bnt the
number present exceeded the most sanguine   expectations.     The   honorable
position of chairman devolved upon Mr.
F. Fraser, whose cheery faoe is certainly
an ornament to any platform.    After
"Tbe Sleigh Riders' Serenade" had been
creditably rendered by tbe Glee Clnb
tbe Rev, C, A. Procnnier gave a short
address and a humorous reading entitled
"Excepting Ike."   Mr. O. H. Allen was
then announced to give a violin solo.
He produced a strongly-built, homemade instrument, and, after asking the
pianist to sound the "A," prooeeded to
give a humorous discourse on "dat
fiddle," which elicited r. good deal of
laughter.    Having played his "solo"
the audience called on him to do it over
again, but be generously declined. Mr.
J. D. Devlin gave a mirth-provoking
recitation, "Pat  firing   the butter,
wbioh brought out a vociferous encore,
and he responded witb a song, "The
lads raised among the heather. Mr, W.
J. Lee, Revelstoke's best eomio, then
sang " Mrs. Murphy's Boy Dennis," and
in reply to a loud encore gave "The day
I learned to skate."  The next nnmber
was greatly enjoyed by tbe audienoe. It
was a lantern drill by eight young ladies
in Japanese oostume,   Eaob oarried a
oolored paper lantern, and the effeot was
very pretty.   Rev. C. T. Baylis was tbe
instructor, and tbe ladies were Mrs. T.
Steed, Misses Adair, MoLean, Baird,
Johnson, Maunsel, Hamilton and Brown.
The Indian olnb swinging by Percy
Lewis and Misses L. and R. Valentine
and Edith Lewis was thought so well of
by the audienoe that the young people
were called on to go through the exercise once more.   Mr, Devlin's song,
" He was a pal o' mine," received qnite
an ovation, and be followed with "The
ghost of Benjamin Binj," whioh fairly
brought down the house. The quartette
"Juanita'' was nioely rendered by Messrs
Barber, Baylis, Conrsier and Sbaw. Mr.
Lee gave a song in oharaoter, " Mabi-
table Jones," which brongbt an encore,
to whioh he responded with a laughable
representation, "They're  all getting
married but me,"  Miss Lindquist gave
a very pretty Swedish song, aod then,
while the stage was being prepared for
the farce, Mr. Devlin sang "I bave a
daughter, Mary Ann."   He was again
aocorded a roof-cracking encore, and in
retnrn gave "When shall we meet again"
with great effeot. The farce was very
well pnt on for a first effort of our amateurs, but there was a laok of agedness
in the get-up of tbe "old men."   (The
cast is given beloW.)    Messrs. Baylis,
Barber, Coursier ana Glass terminated
a first-clasB programme with tbe quartette "Hide Thon me."    Coffee, tea,
cake and sandwiches were then served
to the audience, who wore thus feasted
physically, intellectually, morally and
spiritually, and it was a very pleased
orowd whioh stood np to sing the National Anthem.  Great praise is dne to
the Rev. C. T. Baylis, who worked hard
to make the affair the great suocess it
was.   The same may be said of Mr. and
Mrs. Coursier, Mr. and Mrs. Lee, Mrs.
Haig and others.
Mr. Strange H. N. Coursier
Chables Conquest T. Steed
Mr. Maxweltgn J. Patterson
Sammy Maxwelton W. J. Lee
Ellen Mrs. Coursier
A Fact which should be
Shippers and the publio should make
a note of tbe followiog faot, and patronise a steamer that is being run in the
interest of tbe merchants and travelling
publio. Tbe Arrow, belonging to Mr.
Vanderberg, has heen making regular
trips between tbe bead of the lake and
Naknsp all winter, wbile the boats
of tbe C, k K, Nav. Co, have been tied
up. But for tbe energy displayed by
the Arrow's owner the route between
here and the Slooan country would bens tho NelsonTribnne states is the oase���
olosed 1 The 0 k K. Nav. Co's boats
are never permitted to run when freights
are light; the owners have never studied
the oonvenince of the publio or the welfare of the oountry. When summer
brings its usual heavy traffio to tbe lower
oountry it is to be hoped the owner of
the Arrow will be recompensed by those
whom he is at present placing under
great obligations.
Revelstoke & Arrow Lake
Work on the Revelstoke k Arrow Lako
Ry, is being pushed on to completion in
spite of the deep snow. About 100 men
are employed between tbe wigwam and
the end of tbe traok at the mouth of the
N. 13. Arm. Tbo rock cuttings below
the Green Slide are progressing rapidly
and it is said will be ready for the rails
as soon as any other portion sonth of it.
Revelstoke Lumber Co. is getting ont
30,000 additional ties, and grading contracts bave been let to Messrs. Haney,
O'Leary and Welsh, with orders to push
on tbe work with all speed. The road,
it is stated, will be in running ordor
from Rovolstoko to the head of Arrow
Luke by the first woek in -Lino.
Highest Honors-World's Fair!
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder, f ri?
from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulteranf
Not a True Statement.
Tbe correspondent of the Inland Sentinel is laboring nnder a mistake when
he writes tbat the Revelstoke fire hall
was built by publio subscription. It is
not quite oorrect, either, to say that the
hall is being used for other purposes
than that for which it was erected. 'I'he,
hall was built gratuitously by a member
of the Fire Brigade (Mr. J. W. Haskins,
who is also captain of tbe Snowshoe
Club), assisted at times by one or other
members of the brigade, some of tbem
being paid by the chief (Mr, W. Mj
Brown); the lumber was hauled gratuitously by the teams of tbe Victoria,
Colnmbia and Central Hotels, the material itself being partly paid for ont c'f
the brigade funds and the balance will
be forthcoming from the same source.
Therefore, the statements that tho beti
was bnilt by publio subscription and
instead of being used as a fire ball is
being utilized as the headquarters of
tbe Snowshoe Clnb are an injustice to
those who so generously gave their ser-7
vices and a reflection on tbe captain of
the Snowshoe Club. Mr, Haskins wishes
it to be known that ho informed the
seoretary of the Fire Brigade six weeks'
ago that the hull was oompleted and desired to call a meeting of tbe brigade for
tbe purpose of banding it over. While
waiting for this meeting to take place,
and also for the purpose of warming the,
building, he thought no one could or
would kick if the Snowshoe Club held n
social there ouoe a week, providing theii?
own fire and light.
Of Swansea and 'Wigan,
Analytical Chemist & Assayer/
Lardeau and Slocau Prospects'
Stockholm House
The Dining-room is furnished with the
best the market affords.
The bar is supplied with a choice stock
of wines,liquors and cigars.
Desires to inform the ladiea of Revelstoke that she has opened a Dress and
Mantlemaking establishment at the Stuck-.
holm House, Front Street, whero she wilf
be pleased to show all the latest Loudon,1
Paris and New York designs. Sutislao ������'
tion guaranteed in fit, style und finish.
x. vJenelle.
in all kinds of
Rough and Dressed
"He's a brute I" snya Larry.
Tho "brute" ia being toil tip ami down
by a groom before the ha.ll door, on Hip
Bteps of which all ths guests of The Hall
are standing.
Tiie beautiful horse, saddled anil bridled,
has just been brought back from a morning
canter,���or a canter supposed to be taken,
in which Jiis rider haa felt the earth many
times, but no canter. Ho is a perfect
picture as he stands there, with a little
foam about the bit, standing' immovable,
quiet, nothing but the*foum to betray temper of any sort, except perhaps the excessive whiteness of the eye.
"You'll never get a day'a good out of
him," continues Larry, addressing Adare.
''Yet what a haudsomo creature!" says
Trefusis, who ia smoking a cigarette and
talking to Fanny,   .Mr. Kitts on their right
attack wit
wrying on a light skirmishing
canny indeed has invited a few of the
younger neighbors to come in fur^a small
and early affair tins evening. It ia now
afewmiuutea past nine, and already the
door has opened to admit a little " maiden
of bashful fifteen" and her brother.
"It is too early to dance yet," says Trefuais. He rises hurriedly aud holds out his
il to Terry,   " Let ua escape while we
Larry, who can ride
"(lh, yea, handsome, but useless. 'Hand,
somo ia as handsome does;' and hia temper is
unbearable, lie's a perfect devil. Notone
of the grooms can rido him."
"I don't think much of grooms," says
Trefusis. "Not for temper, I mean. The'vo
cottugi, enough, as a rule, but they're impatient.   Is it only the grooms!
"And enough, too, I think," aays Terry,
coming forward, having been severely
Vanquished by Mr. Kitta. "liut it isn't
only tho grooms. Larry tried to rido him
last week,���just the day before you came
home, fanny," turning to her
"and lie was thrown,
Trefusis flings his cigarette into
close by,
" Larry, who has all the virtues l" says
lie, glancingat her with a smile. It is now
ten days since he came back to Ireland, and
any littic friction or embarrassment between
them thai might at first havo been felt has
quite died away. Torry has been constantly at The Hall, is now staying there, indeed, but, whether by chance ur design,���
sho hasa vague belief in the design,���Trefusis
very seldom comes near her. " And so
Larry can ride anything !''
Ilo moves away from her to whore Adaro
is examining ����� girth on the " brute," who
is uow standing as impassive as if vice and
he were strangers.
" I don't believe him so vicious as you
all say," says he. " I believe," slowly, " I
could conquer him, Give mo a try, Adare,
will you ?"
" My dear fellow, why ? He's sure to do
you some injury even if you do get thc
upper hand."
" Nothing is sure," says Trefusis. "And
I've rather set my mind on taking him for
a gallop over those fields below thore." He
points to where beyond the tennis-courts a
splendid lawn lies, with a field beyoud that
" Well, you're not a novice, as wo all
tnow," aays Adaro. " But do look out for
/ourself, I assure you, aa far aa 1 car
learn, O'M
I come with a sickening crash to the ground
at the other side.
I    " Robbie! Robbie !"  cries Mrs. Adare,
, wildly, "you should not have let him do
"My God! what a time to reproach a
man !" says Adare, with terrible glauce at
her. But even as he starts forward, tho
other men following him, they seo Trefusis
stagger to his feet, seize the reins,���the
horse has already risen, aud ia standing
shivering next him,���and fling himself
once more into the saddle.
A wild cheer bursts from those watching
"Oh, ho ia hurt ?" says Terry, faintly.
She drops iuto a chair. A wave of sickness
passes over her. What is his pluck, or
mything, to her, beside tha'. thin lino of
blood running down hia cheek?
They all soo it now,   that ugly   stain, I                      a....
Healing from his forehead to his chin. But |" Terry, in her gown of  soft pink orepe,
Trefusis himself appears either ignorant of j seems in ""���-- :''
 escape while we
can," says he. The sviudow is opeu behind
them, and in a moment tbey are standing
on the balcony.
A pale taint moon is lying upon a paler
sky, Here and there a star is glimmeiing,
and from the shrubberies tangle in the beyond the warm sweet scent of honeysuckle
comes to them on a little vagrant breezo. It
ia such a white, white night that one can
hardly yet believe tho day to be quite
gone, ao clear lie the paths running along
below them, so pink and blushing "red
the blossoms of the drowsy roses. Yet
Yon gikleil sickle of tho now-mado moon,
Leading the pulo lamp of the ovening star,
proclaims it night.
 ���.  unai* "ca iu j Hoar lie rhrnla 5,'nt0n!y nrpnrleilFrlcndj
hers.   She has laid one slender band ""��" ' ......
t       unison wit:, tho hour.   Her neck
has the brute  ia gleaming snowy white in thia pale radi-
this time the vie-jance, her eyes are shining  like the stars
above her.   Sho is standing, looking down
  ���.. a small scale,  at the colored sweetness of the
and round it lis takea him and then turns ! beneath, and hor amis, happily guiltless of
iiim towards   tho honsn anl ,.l,���= �����> -������-' '���	
it or indifferent to it.
well in hand now, ani
lory seems to the man.   The lower del, 	
makes a capital course on a small scale ...�� wiuaeu mvcewess 01 tlie rose-garden
 , ...noath, and her arms, happily guiltless ul
tho house and thus up aud 'any covering, are hanging with the fingera
over the ha-ha and past tho group on tb��  lv""'1" ","���'  "���-'---
edges of the lawn, who crv tn Mm 1- ���,.;
awn, who cry to bim m vain
to stop, No power on earth would have
stopped him then, Those looking on nover
quite forgot his face,���pale,with thatatreak
of blood upon it, and Ills eyes flashing. If
lie never looked handsome before, he looks
handsomer now than most men, and a thrill
of pride in him, that she does not dare de-
tine, runs through Terry's heart. It is
horrible, the way he is flogging the brute,
she thinks; but she understands that, and
how ho feels.
And uow he has torn past thein, down
the lawn again, and has taken the horse
over the ha-ha onoo more, but this time at
his own pace and pleasure. And bo on,
until he comes to thein once more and drops
from hia saddle to the ground, smiling, but
breathing with a little difficulty. It had
been a battle, but he had won. The now
thoroughly cowed creature stands trembling
���'n overy limb, and almost sobbing, beside
him,       .,_,���
" Sell him I" says he to Adare, as a groom
leads the horse away. " I know hia kind.
I had a horse liko that once. I conquered
him too, but I found he required reconquering once a week. It wasn't good enough.
It was too fatiguing."
" By Jove I I never saw such riding,"
says Larry, with honest admiration. What
ever else may be laid to Larry's charge, it
can certainly never be the want of generosity.
"He hasn't got any mouth," says Trefusis, He has glanced at Larry, as if
curiously, first, and then has given him
  ....~   ...... ���ia aauueio
liosely clasped before hor, Sweet arms,
so young, so delicate, She is not conscious
of Trefusis's gaze thia time, a gaze of mingled anger and determination, It is a very
searching gaze.
The girl is startled back from her quick
eager appreciation of tho beauties of the
night, by his voice.
" What wero you crying about ?" ho asks.
His tone is blunt, almost rude.
"Crying?" She blushes crimson, and
her brow darkens a little.
" Yes, crying," immovably. " You had
been crying before you came down to
" How do you know that?" she asks,
He looks at her for a moment,���it is a
strange look,���then he laughs.
" What! you can't even lie about that!"
says he, " Why should I not  know how
you look when you have been crying ?  If
,s ever an authority on that subject,
You," with an amused air.  " wero
there was
it is I.
^^^^^^^^ amused air, " were
always crying more or less last summer.
That was the exhilarating effect your engagement with me had on you."
" Well, I am not engaged to you now,"
says Terry, with spirit. " And yot you
say I am crying."
"1 do. And," ho pauses, "and"���
slowly���"because of me again."
"Why should I deny it?" s:
see any one
and Larry has
life; he is accustomed to
Hore got a nasty fall with her the
other day."
" I'll take care," says Trefusis. Ho goes
nearer, and prepares to mount, the groom
holding the horse's head.
A hand is laid upon hia arm. Ho Hinis,
to find Terry bo-side him. Her face is very
pale. She has been hardly conscious of
this extreme step lhat she has taken, until
she meets the deep surprise within his
"Don't!" says sho. It ia impossible to
retreat now : she must go on.
"Don't what?"
" Don't ride that horse.   I"���brokenly,
confusedly���"you must not think���
is only lhat I cannot bear to
hurt.   But he hurt Lar
been riding all llis
horses "
"And I���am not ?"
He laughs  aloud, pushes her hand rather
abruptly  from him, and springs into the
saddle.   That allusion to Larry his irritated him.
It is a hideous struggle.
Ou first mounting, tiie horso had refuse I
to move, standing there with his forefeet
thrust out and firmly planted in the ground
his ears lying close to his neck. Then suddenly, without a second's warning, he had
Nobody had beeu frightened until then.
That unexpected and vicious sprm-;
forward would have unseated most riders,
but Trefusis kept his seat. As tlio brute
swung round, he swung with him, and hid
a good hand on the re-n, as he weut wildly
Like a flash of lightning the horse tore
pist those standing on the hall door iteps
dashing onward towards the lawn below.
A lawn, of course, is as delight: i   . i-,
as one can meet with on which to try a conclusion with a nasty-tempered anne ; hut,
unfortunately. Adaro's lawn, as I have already stated, haa a field lying heyoiii*
a field divided from the great broad
lawn by a lnha.   Down there on thi
side of tins ha-ha a light wire ratlin.' ai '.���:���
forty yards tn length nnd ono yard in height
ba i bee i erected, to mark it ,,��i vt m��   .
just to prevent people from jumping ;'. U
the ha-ha has been sunk muoh lower upon
the other side of it than on the p-.
It It towarda thia tpot.marked dangerous.
^^^         . deny it?" says Terry,
smiling, though her heart is beating.   " I
was frightened.   That horriblo fall you got
unnerved mo.   I hate scenes, so I went upstairs and had," laughing, "my scone in my
own room. I remembered how I cried over a
,,,,-.     , ���           ��� ��� a-"" """ "\poor man who got a had fall at the wator
friendly but deprecating shake of the head.  jump at the Cork Park races two years ago,
���bell lum for anything you can get for and was determined not to make myself so
''.,,                                                      unpleasant again before people."
"Id liko to shoot him I" says Adare,     Her maimer is quite natural ; the little
wrathfully.   "Here, come in and have a tremor in her voico as she began is now
Whiskey-and-BOda.     You  must be  dead quite gone. She looks straight in to his eyes;
a''                                                        I lie looks back at her as impasaively as ever,
'A little shaken, I confess.   The beast j ye- *10 8Mm3| fot on06| at fault,
ell so stupidly.    "I'm afraid," dabbing i    "As to my crying all the time I was cuius faco with his handkerchief, "I'm rather gaged to you," Terry goes ou, gayly, "that
a spectacle, but it is a mere graze.   I feci j only shows bow right I was to put a stop
nothing but my arm.    That's a bit stiff,"    It* that -,-ji...i	
the railings near him, and Trefusis, a
angered by her persistent defiance of
lays his hand upon it. H^^^
"She draga it away  with  passionate
"Don't," says she, under her breath.
"Not oven so much !   Why, in the old
days when you hated me, you "
"Where lies the difference botween those
old days and these?" she demands. She
has turned upon him as though endurance
is no longer possible. "If I hated you then,
why should I not hate you now ? And what-
ia it to you whether I hate you or love you ?
There," contemptuoualy, "go, go I"
She sweepa paat him, with her scornful
eyes still fixed on his.  Suddenly she lowers
then, to hide a quick rush of tears, but too
He has seen them.
As sho passes through the open window
into the drawing-room, Trefusis runs down
the steps to the garden below t his thoughts
carry him so far that he does not return to
the house again until tho dancing is drawing to its close.
 -v. ,
A Doctor Urged lo Crime By n Mysterious
Power A I'iiIIicIIi- Ini'iilrnl lu a To-
routo Court
A Toronto despatch saysr-It is seldom
that Judge McDougall in tho course of his
administration of criminal justice from day
today, has a fully qualified medical practitioner before him aa a prisoner. Yet the
cruel hand of fate grapples high and Iow,
and it must bave been a truism of this kind
thatran through the judicial mind the othor
day when Dr. William C. Finney, of 'Cloyno
Addington county, Out., oonfronted it
Dr. Finney's misfortunes on a recent
visit to this oity, have already boen narrated. Ho suffered from oxcossive geniality
cowards his friends, and, it is alleged, by
some mistake, gave a cheque on the Molson
Bank for ��17, purported to have been
signed by Authors k Cox, to Mr. Cates, a
King street east restaurateur, iu payment
of a ��12 board bill, and received $35 iu
" I am subject to something that does
not affect other men, and I am a slave to
plusicaland mental distress, and utterly
at the mercy of this power, " were the
opening words of Dr. Finney's apology to
the judge yesterday.
Tho doctor is a fine-looking man of
about 55 years, and Judge McDougall
looked at him interestedly as he proceeded.
"1 try to will against it. but tho fat.,,1
weakness in
against it, but tho fatal
my frame resists my will.   I
have gono out at ~" '
bul ll,, *'.i,I. I'lifm.rlvrs,
One of tho industries of Kiangsu is the
manufacture of mock money for offering to
the dead. Formerly the Chineso burnt
Bham paper money, but in theso days of
enlightenment and foreigu intercourse the
natives of Soongkong, Hangchow, and
other places have oome to the conclusion
that silver dollars aro more handy to the
ghosts than clumsy paper money; hence
they now to a great extent supply their
ancestors and departed friends with mock
These aro only half tho size of real dollars, but there appears to bono more harm
in ohoating the dead than there is in cheating the living. Besides, lho deceased are
not supposed to know the difference, for
many of them departed this life before silver dollars were imported into China. A
hundred mock Carolus dollars, done up in
boxes, are sold for 34 cash. The operation
of making this money is interesting. First
of all there are blocks of tin which are melted down and then poured between hoards
lined with Chinese paper, and when the
upper board is pressed down on the lower
a thickness of tin remains,
This is next cut up into strips four inches
long, one wido, and an eighth of an inch
thick. Some ton of these strips are placed
evenly togother,one on topof the other.and
one ond is hold between thc fingera,when the
workman proceeds to hammer them out till
hc has beaten them so fine that they are
now threo feet long and a foot broad and so
thin that they arc not thicker than the Utmost paper. This is next pasted on common
cardboard, which is then cut with a punching
machine to the size of half dollars, and this
having been done a boy takea tho cut out
pieces in hand.and with two dies,one representing the one sido and the othcr the re-
verso, hammers impressions of dollars on
them, and the money is ready for use.
Another very curious instance of tho practice of cheating the gods is recorded, but
from quite a different part of tho country,
It appeara that districts of the Anhur province have lately been ravaged by an epidemic, so that in many places the people
wcre unable to attend to the harvesting of
the crops, An attempt was then made to
deceive the gods by "playingaf'NewYear's
day and protending that Sept. 1 was tho
first day of tho new year. Evory preparation for celebrating the bogus new yoar was
made.such as burning firecrackers and pasting happy sentences in red papir on the
" Well, come in and bathe it," entreats
hia host, anxiously.
As ho goes, he passes by Terry, still siting in that garden-chair and still very
pale.   He stops before her.
" Well, I can do
your cousin?" he says,
guised triumph  in  h
flagrant.   He seems,
There seems to I no ^^^^^^^^^^^
" Better," says Terry, slowly, and then
" But he would never have said that. He
would have been too generous."
" He ia  perfection,  I know.   But
should remember that ho cm afford
"Ife?   Poor Laurence I   What has he?'1
" Your friendship, at aii events," There
is an emphasis on the word.
" That certainly," calmly.
A thia moment Misa Anson lays her hind
upon his arm.
" i ou must come. You must, really,"
says shn, with great agitation.���"Misa
O'More, oh, lon't keep him. He must be
in id ih pain. They tell me bis arm has to be
looked to at once,   Heroes'
to that ridiculous arrangement.    We were
(as you have said yourself) the last people
in Ihe world to suit eaoh other, you and
" You wero the firat to find that out."
" Naturally," sho saya, saucily, " Worn-
. , -  ,
to be
  with a beat tl
nnil, ���   i  i���" never acknowledge pain, I
know, And you���"   Tnere is a delicate
ippi    itive paste,
fre! - ��� He
. i.lTorentiy,
, A I ire !   h". oriea, " have
.   ���   inl you? '
'���   rho aa fl rnle ia always listen-
iat ia not intended for him, hero
think, ia dark on the subsequent affairs of
that immortal man."
" No nutter. You' would have givon
yourself airs, certainly."
"Should I?" He looks thoughtfully upon
the ground.    " Well, perhaps I should."
" You know you are very masterful.
Yet, you arc. Thiuk of that horse today A
"Am I?" meekly.   "Well,  perhaps I
"It is even likely that some time or other
you would have reminded me of the fact
that you had married me without a penny."
Here Trefuais flings up his bead.
" Never I" says he, impulsively. " I
should never have dono that," Ha (lushes
a dark rod.
" Wouldn't
The object was to make tho god of sickness think that he had mado a mistake in
the season and had erred in bringing an
epidemic on the poople at a time when no
opidemio in tho course of nature should
appear.   As any action contrary to nature
ever sinoe I can mnaml.       , ���* L '' J  .   Kather llls evl1 aPlr,t8 b����*t to him
I hi*Tdo���e��t.hh~deHta W f,d SS I 7vit* t/m\T^ ��f Wa ���"!"��
is \7:ir^t^ aft sea'b,,t so {Jno visibi��efets for *
a vagabond, I can't believo that I would '
wilfully perpetrate crimes liko this. I do
not pledge myself to anything. I know my
life is done for; I am uot able lo rspair the
past, ami I have no brightness in the futuro
1 do not care for myself, but I fret about my
children very much. I do not look for
respect or consideration or comfort from mv
fellow-beinga." 3
Many in the crowded court wero softened to tears at the old physician's impeachment of strong drink, and even Judge McDougall was softened into granting a woek's
remand.although ho found the doctor guilty,
Meantime Dr. Aikins, the prison physician
will be consulted about him.
are apparent.
you ?   Well,  perhaps  you
murmurs she,  with  such  an
I exact imitation of hia own tone that they
moves pan her, j both burst out laughing.
" Well, but you aren't now ' the beggar-
maid,'" say:, he.
He says this and  then  stops.    Terry's
I heart  almost stops too.   What  does ho
mean ?   What is he going to say ?   Again ]
hor, reading
^^^^^^^^^^    _ .      t over tho  fact
. �� - wry, 1 that sho ha- become as  whim as  death
i 'o     ed him very kindly into hit!'	
exile, nn lei (taken
- ; ioe*,, ;    >v nat is ne going t,
rth.  i h n :��, he gets behind 8n(. knows that hia eyes are ,
a bit; laur    ���     ��� planted in a tub and ner anrJ gloating no doubt
-   cartily foi  i full  minute    Larrv,   ihoi  ali��"������ i - --  --'
impression thi     , ,   h .,
I u sitting
���lung to he done
that the now infuriated animal ia la
with ita head between its forefeet, ,n I every
"Urea* heaven I I hope he will be aUo
to turn him," siys Adare, un ler hi i breith,
He hat changed oo'or i he itept baok a bit,
and frowns nervously,
Itii clear, however,   to them all that
Trefusis has no lender the slightest cm,
over the animal he la riding,    IF
him firmly enough, and la apparently doing
all he can to turu him aside, without avail
There ia always little or notli
with a runaway,
Nearer, over nearer, rush the horse and
rider to that fateful spot in the ha-ha. Now
they are almost at it.   jVow	
Fanny burets into tears. Miss Anson
covers her faoo with hor hands. Terry,
with Iier arms cast back ward and her lingers
clasping convulsively tiie chair behind her,
is leaning forward, her fan I like mantle,!,ar
eyoH wide,
8,io is rigid, tonse; her gvzi is flxod
immovably upon thn Iragio s-iene below,
Now indeed the tragedy la
The horso has reached tin,
risen to it, has cleared 16 badly, and haa
ie l> going into a fit, now stares at him as
. md ,r.   Mr. Kitta retrains!   naelfs   '   anl y toa iy, " 11 ie in
the eye for h,       I        eh !'
After ���'��� ���   : Urrj leavea him, i i
out i   mat il io i gnation,
.She struggles with herself, and by an effort
i, her lovely eyot filled with some
at its height.
1 wire railing, haa
��� ���,      i are no      illy
-.,,,' i Trefuais, [ the room
seats himself on the otl ,m in       :" her.
Dinner is o er, and  I ie men
mo Into the drawing-room.   Terry had
been ipeoially brlgl t and chai      ( all
through , , rrefuaia had known by
hor ������' ;!������ il    " .i���'���  ��� i ���. i'~ gave
, him a or ie! tati ifaotion.   He haa n
f ii  -.Men���he knows ho will ne
;,, I ill itingin j pain th it fill
following on her dismissal of him,
" Mot fatally," lie answer*, with a to loh
! of irony. "I dare say with time anl at-
, ton tion f shall reoover, J hope," looking
lather, "you will bo attontive to me, V ,a
ought, you know, if only for old times'
Ife seema entirely gay over tho    lid
times," ntlerly callous to lho mem .ry ot
them.    It, annoys Terry bitterly, hi, eon-
slant harping upon this theme, and the
manner In which he watohei her as he late
fall oaoh jeitlng allusion to it,   What does
ho want, crexpiict, to tee in her faoe!
She stoop, now to pick up hor handkei
" I waa so afraid your a>' n was broken,"
a, si ahe, calmly, putting hin last ipoeoh
aside,, as it were.
strange fear, her voioea iittle low, but her
lips smiling.
"That spoils the story," says sho, "if
i tory oould be mad,, out of lt| but I'm
afraid we are not in sympathy enough for
: ial
" Itil , we i.i   ��� made a story," saya he,
... n ekly.
" rrue, butsuch a poor one, a ban, half-
with i tllly beginning and no end."
" Tbat is an admission.   Do you any tho
end il not yet?'
��� I refute to -iy anything," sho laughs,
iln the nerrlett of spirits, A rioh,
��� - ���   , or   ���   lown Into Iht cheeks i   her
teethare [learning ; htr eyes lmvo a
lefiance in ' 10m.   She seema farther
regret than   ever,    Melancholy  has
certainly failed to mark hor for Its own.
llis tight,        , teeth.
,   it ia how a woman gots out of every-
lay he, with a grim smile.    "But
yon can 5 gel  out of  one faot, at all
"An I thai !"
"That my soold u;t to-day oompelled you
to tears." There ia tomothlng almost malignant in the triumph of his voioo an ho nays
"Why should I wiah to get out nf it! I
have already confoaaod to it, 1 'iko to ho
human," nays Terry,
"Wan it only humanity I"
'Only, only." ,SI,n raises hor charming I
luad, and niniles full in his oyen.    A ray of I
The Battle o? Waterloo-
In answer to a correspondent the Montreal Witness gives the following, a short
account of  tho battle of Waterloo:���Tho
battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday,
June IS, 1815, two miles from the village of
Waterloo.   Napoleon Bonaparte had abdicated and had promised to remain in the
Island of Elba.   But he broke his promise,
returned to France and again" made himself
Emperor.  Tho  Duko of Wellington was
sent into Beigium with an English army to
help the allied   foroea  against Napoleon.
Marshal Noy in command  of  a French
army attacked tho   English  and  Briiiis-
wickers at Quatre Bras on Juno 10.   Tho
English  maintained thoir position,   however.   Tho  samo  day Napoleon defeated
tho Prussians at Ligny with another section
of the French army,   On June 17, Wellington retreated from Quatre  Bras,  though
his army had held their ground.  At Waterloo he had a  better position, and besides
hoped to form a junction with the German
army under Bluchor. On Juno IS, between
eleven and twelve a.m., Napoloon began
the battle by a brisk .cannonade.   Ho sent
forward   division  after division   of  his
army. The cuirassiers made several charges.
Tho Belgians at first gavo way, but their
places woro taken by English troops. Towards the cud of tho day Napoleon aa a last
reaort, led into aotion that splendid body
of troops known aa the "Old fiuard"   Thoy
were, however, almost annihilated by tho
British.   About half-past four in tho afternoon tho Prussians appeared upon the Hold.
They had boon expected sinco noon.   The
Knglish army thon rested, and the French
having retreated,   tho   Germans pursued
thom llio greater part of tho night,   It is
a mistake to suppose that Wellington waa
taken by surprise al Brussels.   On tbo contrary,ho know of tho French advance, hut
did not wish to throw the city into confusion
by leaving it in un ostentatious   manner.
Therefore, ho and his officers lingered at the
ball given on that  ovoning.   Tho English
had dofoatod tho French before  the l'rua-
alansdarrivod at Waterloo.   In fact',   the
French did not carry a single English post.
Wellington's  position at Waterloo waa a
very Strong  ono.   Had ho boen dofoatod
there, bo could still have hold his ground
In a thick   forest-whiuh covered his roar,
Eaoh   army at,   Waterloo   had about tho
aatuo numbor of men, viz,,    75,000,
 a��    ������      ..,-
That unpleasant sensation known an
singing in tho oar generally results from
tho hardening of tho wax. It may frequently bo removed at onco by syringing iho car
with a littlo warm soap and water or by
dropping a little glyoorlne oil into the car
al hodtimo. If theso remedies
answer, a mustard
j    i "���
palemoonllght hut oanghther,and makes her
ovon more beautiful than alio already is.   A
pnultico nppliod just
behind the oar at bodllme, and repeated, if
neoetSlary, two or threo nights, ia an almost
certain cure.
The Hull-lit Stales nnil Hi Congress In Ihe
t'iiiiiurliil Crisis.
This, says tho Now York Times, is undoubtedly the  only  civilized country in
the world in which the Finance Department
is obliged to beg of tho law making department and plead  with it for authority to
maintain   thc credit  and  honor of the
Government.   Mr. Carlisle haa repeatedly
statod tho great needs of tho Treasurer to
the Finance committee of tho Senate,   He
haa explained to them that tho receipts of
the Government aro now running so far below its expenditures aa to foreshadow a
deficit of $78,000,000 at tbo end ofthe fiscal
year, and tho statement ol the Treasury
balances shows them that tho gold reserve
upon which tho enormous paper issues of
tho Treasury depend for their stability has
been    trenched   upon    to   tlio   extent
of   ��25,000,000,     in   meeting  tho  our-
rent   drafts   upon   tho    Treasury,     In
such   conditions   no   Govornment   can
maintain an unimpairing credit, and in no
other country would the immediate relief
prayed for be denied,   There is, however,
no prospect that Congress will givo  the
Secretary the authority to issue 3 per cent,
bonds.   Tho Senate of  the United States
now contains so small a proportion of patriotic men that it ia difficult even to make
it understand the desperate straits of the
Treasury,  and yot more difficult to por-
Fiiado it to tako prompt and wise action;
Between the silver lunatics  on  tho one
hand and the reptile Senators whose main
object in life is to oppose tho main Administration o,f Grovcr Cleveland on the ether
thero is small hope of securing evon consideration for a bill authorizing a .'1 per cent,
bond issuo.    Meanwhile, as tho Government is now dodging creditors, and overy
day Sees ita .available cash of all kinds diminished by about half a million dollars, the
Secretary hus no choice but to avail himself of the authority to issuo  5 per  cont.
bonds under the act of 187!) for maintaining
Bpocie payments.'
A Oase of Sudden Oonversi on,
The inhabitants nf Pitcaim Island, that
Arcadia of the Pacific whore tho descendants
of tho mutineers of the Bounty and their
Taheitian wives now dwell, hiivo suddenly
changed thoir religion. Tho Seventh Day
Adventists of California reoontly sent a
mission to tho ialaud, with the result that
tho Pitcairncrs havo renounced Anglicanism
and have embraced tho new doctrino submitted to thom. They declare that tho now
faith is more in harmony with tho Bible
than any religion thoy had ever read or
heard of,
490 Trips Aoross the Atlantic-
A remarkable record in steam navigation
was made last week whon tho Whito Star
steamers Britannic and Gcrmauio completed
tbeir two hundredth round voyage betwoon
Liverpool and New York, four hundred
tripa apicco acrosa tho Atlantic, a total
distune,-, in each case, of one and a half
million miles, Thoy have carriod between
tho OM aud New Worlds ovor 100,000
saloon and 200,000 steerage passengers.
They wero built in 1874.15 and are yot
working as offi citntly as ever, with thoir
originui engines and boilers.
A pool room for womeu is a New York
11 n. luuiiu/iituuii in   mm a,
His Exparientm in the Oreit Upmin* of
A l'lmi-,,1 TerrlMe and Thrilling  AdVCn-
Sergeant Mitchell, of the 0,'lrd Highlanders has just written a book dealing with
the Indian Mutiny. His account of this
memorable time ia thrilling in the extreme,
and we are ablo to give some extracts
which will cause the heart of the loyal
Britisher to glow as ho reads of thedeedaof
bravery which are recorded.
An adventure which had an element of
fun was that of the 12-year-old drummer
boy Ross, who climbed tho dome of the
Shah Nujeef to signal to the besieged Eng.
lish in the Resldenoy, and who stayed up
long enough amid tho enemy's round shots
to tootle " Yankee Doodle" on hia bugle.
"Won't the Yankees feel jealous," aaid the
monkey, coming down, "when they hear
that the littleat drummer boy in the regiment sang 'Yankee Doodle1 under a hail of
fi re on the domo of tho
Hlilltssr MOSQUE IS I.tlCICN'OW  1"
Another amusing reminiscence is that of a
wounded pipjr and three others who had
fired their last round of ammunition in the
streets of Lucknow and were attacked by
half a dozen rebels. The threo men with
rifles prepared to defend themselves with
tho bayonet, but as soon as tho rebels were
within twenty paces of the party the piper
pointed the drones of his bagpipes straight
at them, and blow such a wild blast that
they turned tail and fled like tho wind,
mistaking tho bagpipes for some infernal
The capture of Secundrabagh, a8 described
by the Sergeant, is one of the most exciting
episodes of modern warfare. When the
fight wa3 done, over 2000 of the enemy lay
dead within the building and the center
court, and nine officers and ninety-nine men
of the 93d were among the killed and wounded. In one of the chapters dealing with
the capture Mitchell tells thia curious
Among the volunteers who came from the
72,1 was a man named James Wallaue. He
and six others from tho same regiment join-
them and the breach. When the signal for
the assault was given Quaker Wallace went
into the Secundrabagh like one of the furies,
if there are male furies, plainly seeking
death, but not meeting it, and quoting the
HGth Psalm, Scotch version in meter, beginning at the first verse :
I love the Lord because my voico
And prayers he did hear,
I, while I live, will call on him
Who bow'd lo me his ear.
And thus he plunged into tbe Secundrabagh, quoting the next verse at every shot
fired from his rifle and at each thrust given
by his bayonet. It was generally reported
to the company thatQuaker Wallace, single-
Whenever he saw an euemy he " went for
him I" I may here remark that thc case of
Wallace proved that iu a fight like the
Secundrabagh, where the enemy is met
hand to hand aud foot to foot, thc way to
escape death ia to brave it. Of course,
Wallace might have been shot from a distance, and in that reaped he only ran an
even chance with the others -, but wherever
he rushed with hia bayonet the enemy did
their utmost to give him a wide berth.
Mitchell had an experience the night
after the Shah Nujeef was taken which was
uot a pleasant one. Relieved from patrol
duty, ho tried to sleep, but the Indian
niglit waa cold, and he rose to search
through the rooms of the mosque, or tomb,
for a possible Sepoy blanket. Picking up
oneof the still burning native lamps left by
the enemy, and holding it high abovo his
head he walked up to the ankles in a pile
of something left in the great vault. It
felt like sand, but it was looae gunpowder.
A second look showed a group of barrels of
powder and heaps of 8-inch shells, all loaded, with the fuses fixed. He stood in the
middle ofa magazine with a naked light I
My hair literally stood ou end ; I felt the
akin of my head lifting my feather bonnet
off my aoalp ; my kneea knocked together,
and,desplte the chilly niglit air.thecoldper-
spiration burst out all over me and ran
down my face and legs. I had neither cloth
nor handkerchiof in my pocket, and there
was not a moment to be lost, as already the
over hanging wick of theohiragwas threatening to shed its smoldering red tip into
the live magazine at my  feet with couse-
aauatawuiJi mm I J.
A Summer Campaign.
Strange, that a feller's got to fight from early
spring to fall,
A-killin' bugs, an' worms, an' things, er else
raise nothin' at all;
Thc frost was hardly gone this spring, 'or sap
had ceasod to boil
A foro I was nf ior th' worms' nests aburnin'
'cm out with oil.
The next that camo was later bugs, the Colorado kind
I knocked 'em oil' an' stomped on 'om till I was
almost blind;
I greened 'cm and I purpled 'om till I oould
Bee no more.
Then wont a huntin' currant worms by tho
dozen and thc hcoi-o,
The radishes an' turnips next, both come in for
their share,
For maggots was a-eatin' 'cm; it almost made
me swear,
But I went for them air maggots an' knocked
them out with drugs.
An' then I stopped an' spent a day on pesky
striped bugs
That was oatin'up my encumbers an' melon
plants an' such,
But 1 left em for to go an' givo tho cabbage
worms n touch.
Thc cornfield with cut worms an'grubs next
called my best attention,
An'I dug'em out an killed'em, too, too numerous to mention.
Then ] went an' nprnyod my apple troos with
Paris green an' brine
An' applied tho Hu-ilcaiix mixture to each
youtu: an' grown,' vino.
Tho 'tator blight, wns on my patch 'n 1 hot to
tend to that.
An' hustle round an' smash enough squash
bugs to lill my hat,
Thognpes lit on my ohlckons as soon as thoy
was horn.
Tho tiirnal grasshoppers have ot tho silk all
otf my corn,
In short, I'vo spent the summer n-fightin'
worms and slugs,
An' grasshoppers, an' crickets, an' moths, tin'
(lies, an'bugs.
I'vo met tho pests an' (It 'om an' put 'cm all
to rout,
An' now I set an' wonder that so little knocks
'em out.
���j ~7.V"" -������ "������-"���"- '"B""��"" >"'"] I quences too frightful to contemplate. Quick
cd my company.   Wallace was not his real J JG ,v,���������i,f T ������, ������ ,���f. ,.������j   .._.i���  .,..
name, but he never took any one into hia
confidence, nor was he ever known to have
any correspondence. He was usually so
taciturn in his manner that he was known
in the company aa thc Quaker, a name
which had followed him from tho 72d. Ho
had evidently received a superior education, for it asked for any information by a
more ignorant comrade he would at once
give it, or questioned as to the translation
of a Latin or French quotation in a book he
would give it without the least hesitation.
I have often seen him on the voyage out
walking up and down the deck of the Bolle-
isle during the watches of tho night repeating the famous poem of Lamartine, "Le
Chien du Solitaire," commencing:
Helasl rentrcr toutseul dans samaisonde-
Sans voir a votro npproclio uno fenotro ouv-
Taking him all in all, Quaker Wallace waa
a strange enigma whicli no one could solve.
When pressed to take promotion, for which
hia superior education well fitted him, he
absolutely refused, always saying that he
had oomo to the 93rd. for a certain purpose,
and when that purpose was accomplished
he only wished to die. During the march
to Lucknow it waa a common thing to hear
the men in my company say they would
give a day's grog to see Quaker Wallace
under fire; and the time had now come for
their gratification.
There was another man in the company
who had joined the regiment in Turkey
before embarking tor the Crimea. Ho was
also a man of suporior education, but in
many respects the very antithesisof Wallace.
He was born wild and reckless, and uaed
often to receive money sent to him from
somo one, which he as regularly spent in
drink. He went under the name of Hope,
but that waa known to be an assumed name,
and when the volunteers from the 72,1 joined tho regiment in Dover it was remarked
that Wallace had the address of Hope.and
had aaked to be posted to lho same company.
Yet the two men never spoke to eaoh other;
on tho contrary, they evidently hated each
other with a mortal hatred. If the.history
of these two mon could bo known it would
without doubt form material for a mostsen-
sat ional novel.
Just about the timo tho men were tightening their bolts and preparing for tho dash
on the breach of tho Secundrabagh, this
man Hope began to curse and swear in such
manner that Capt, Dawson, who commanded the company, cheeked him, telling him
thatoaths and foullanguago woro no signs of
bravery, Hopereplied that he did not care a
d���what the Captain thought; thathe would
defy deatli ; that the bullet was not yot
molded t'tiat
j as thought I put my left hand under the
down-drooping flame, and clasped it with a
grasp of determination ; holding it firmly I
slowly turned to the door, and walked out
with my knees knocking one against the
other I Fear had so overcome all other
feeling that I am confident I never felt the
least pain from grasping the burning wick
till after I was outside the building and
once more in the open air; but when I opened my hand I felt the smart acutely enough.
I poured the oil out of the lamp into the
burnt hand, and, kneeling down, thanked
God for having saved myself and all the
men lying around mo from horrible destruction.
The Mashonaland Bums.
and he began exposing himself above tho
mud wall behind whicli we were lying.
The Captain was just on tho point of ordering a corporal and a file of men to take
Hopo to tho roar-guard as drunk ard riotous in presence of the enemy, when Pipe
Major John MoLeod, who was closo to the
Captain, said : " Don't mind tho ptnr lad,
sir ; he's not drunk, ho is foy (meaning
(loomed), It ia not himself i hat's speaking ; ho will nover see the sun sot." The
words were barely ont of tho Pipe Major's
mouth when Hopo sprang up on the top of
tho mud wall, and a bullet struck him on
tho right side, hitting the buckle of his
purso bolt, which diverted its course, and,
iustoad of going right through his body, it
out him round thc front of his belly, below
tho waist bolt, making a deep wound, and
his bowels burst out, falling down to his
kneos, Ho sank at onco, gasping for breath
when a couple of bullets wont through his
choBt and bodied withoiitagroan. JohnMc-
Lend turned and said to Capt. Dawion: "1
told you so, sir. Tho lad was fey! I am
novor decoivod in a foy man! It was not
himself who spoke when swearing in yon
terrible manner." Justut this timo Quaker
Wallace, who had evidently boon a witness
of Hope's tragic ond, worked his way along
to whero tho dead man lay, and, looking on
tho distorted features, he solemnly said:
"Tho fool hath said in hi., heart, there is
no God, 'Vongcanco is mine, 1 will repay,1
niiitli tho Lord. I oame to ths 03d to seo
that man die l'1 All Ihis happened only a
fow seconds before tho assault was ordered
and attracted but litlle attention except
fmin thoiO Who were iinmediato WlUlStSOt
of the incident,   The gunners wero falling |
The first thing that is obvious about the
ruins at Zimbabwe and elsewhere in Mashonaland is that lhey were built to form
a protection for a foreign population who
visited thia country in search of gold: every
means of fortification is employed, every
line of attack is protected with a redundancy of strategical skill perfectly marvelous to behold ; and in the centre of this system, close to the temple on Zimbabwe hill,
waa the ancient gold-smelting furnace.
Here we found crucibles with gold adhering
to them in quantities, a gilt spear head,
tools for working gold, and a soapstone in
got mold of exactly the same shape as those
used by the Egyptians and Phoenicians, a
specimen of which in tin was found in
Falmouch Harbor, and ia now in Truro
The country ia full of ancient workings-
shafts sunk 100 feet deep into tho quartz
reefs, both vertical and horizontal; also
crushing stones, water-worn stones which
had been used as burnishers, and rejected
quartz from which the gold had been extracted by fire, are all iound in quantities
over the country. Hence there can be no
shadow of a doubt that the motive for the
erection of these buildings waB the search
for gold in remote antiquity.
From the mass of objects which we found
during our excavations I will name a few
only which bear on this poiut. First, there
is the large number of fragments of soap-
stone howls with elaborate patterns thereon ; one fragmeut giving us a portion of a
religious procession, another a procession
of bulla, and another a hunting scene. Then
there is a curious cylindrical object with
knobs, the only parallel to which is found
at the Temple of Paphos in Cyprus.
Excellent pottery with geometrical patterns and numerous objects representing
nature worship, when taken in conjunction
with the large, solid, conical tower in the
lower temple, point to the cult which was
practiced by the primitive explorers. The
birds on tall sojpstone pedestals formed
perhaps the moat interesting objects among
our finds���curious conventional birds decorated with archaic patterns, which from the
position in which we found them clearly at
ono timo decorated Ihe outer wall of tho
temple on the hill, and from certain signs
thereon we decided lhat they had to do with
sun and nature worship, which subject I
discussed in my detailed account of the
ruined oilies.
Again, from the accurate measurements
whioh we took of the buildings themselves,
wo came to the conclusion that they had
been constructed on an elaborate system of
curves, The diameter of the great tower
at ita base is 17.17 feet, and is oxactly
equal to the circumference of tho littlo
tower ; and all the curves of which the various buildings are constructed had radii of
various multiples oi this diameter. Honco,
from the mass of evidence before us, we
were safely able to assert that the original
builders hai an accurate knowledge of
mathematics, ond the power of constructing
on absolute levels,���[The Fortnightly Review.
Natural Temperature of Water for Stook
On the prairies of North America the
wind is used on almost every farm for
pumping water, and windy as the Great
Plains are, the wind is inconstant, and
calms are frequent. In order to keep up
a continual supply of water for live stock,
reservoirs are used, which are usually
made of plank in the form of a tub or box,
open at the top, and placed in the barnyard
or feed lot, where the stock drink directly
from them, Sometimes the woll and pump
are also placed in the barnyard, but more
frequently they are near the house, aud tho
water is conducted to the tank in pipca
generally placed under ground. While
thia plan haa many advantages, it also haa
some objections which may be readily overcome. One objection is the difficulty of
obtaiuing from the stook woll the water for
Crime is rapidly increasing all ovor
Argentina, Statistics show that it has
more than doubled during the past two
Even Bulgaria, with her hundred or less
miles of coasi line on a small inland sea,
has caught the naval fever, and tho Govornment has just voted a sum equal to
about 15,003,000 for the establishing of a
Seventeen new torpedo boats for the Japanese navy have recently been laid down iu
the Ivi e Naval Yard.
house use. Even where the well is near
the house, whenever there ia not sufficient
wind to pump, it is necessary to detach tho
pumb rod and attach a handle, and pump
by hand the water needed for domestic
purposes. If needed pure, ono must empty
the pump of its standing water boforo fresh
well water is obtainable. Another objection
is the great surface of water iu tho tank
exposed to the atmosphere, in summer
making it hot and filthy witli green moas,
scum and other impurities, and in winter
almost constantly covered with ice, which
has to be chopped out daily to permit the
shivering stock to quench their thirst with
tho Ice-cold water.
The writer has adopted a system of watering stock which obviates both these difficulties. The well is close to the kitohon. The
windmill tower spreads twelve feet- at the
base, as all windmill towers ought to, and
if very high they should spread wider, to
guard againat their blowing down. The
platform, a, on preceding page ia twelvo
feet square, one side of which supports a
tank made in cylinder form '.'of'* galvanized
sheet iron, thirty inches deep and six feet
in diameter, a part of which is shown at ',.
The punip,c , stands in the middle of tho
platform,-with tho spout passing just ovor
the edge of the tank. A waste pipo,e, made
of one and a half inch pipo is attached near
the top. Two thicknesses of foil paper wore
then wrapped around the tank, and tied in
position by a small, stout cord. Straight
board staves one by four inches, and three
feet long, wero placed upright around the
tank, apart of which are shown at/, and
held in position by 2 hoops, ,/. Tho stavos
are built all around, hut it is necessary to
show a part of them removed,to give a viow
of the tank inside. The whole is covered
by a lid, A,made ol two thicknesses of inch
lumber lying transvcrsoly. It stands six
inches above tho tank, to allow tho spout to
pasa under. A part of thc lid at tho side
next the kitchen is hinged, opening back
against a reel, j,tor dipping out water. The
discharge pipo, it, one and one-half inches
in diameter, is covered with a strainer, and
goes straight down threo and one-half foet,
whore it turns and extends ouo hundrod
and fifty foet at a moderate fall to the barnyard, retaining its depth threo and ono-
balf feet bolow tho surface of the ground,
until it risos in a barrel, It, through a float-
valve, I, which is operated by a float, vi.
To tho side of this barrel is attached, by a
hollow nipple, n, another barrel, tu which
is attached yet anothor barrel, baok of this,
These are common kerosene barreja, sunk
half way in tho ground, alld sui roundel by
1x4 inch staves driven in tho ground, and
hold in position hy it hoop at tho top. All
tho barrels have lids made of twothicknosses
of inch lumber j thoso of tho latter two, p,
aro hinged to a board fence, w, separating
two feed lots. These lids ore fastened
back againsi tho fence, when open,
���villi a button, I), A tap, u, is used to shut
off the water, whon it. becomes nocoa-
sary to empty and cleau the barrels. It ia operated from both yards hy a
rod, ', passing up to the top of tho fence,
and is protected by a wooden box, it, the
top of which is braced to tho fence, and tho
bottom is planted In tho ground. A mound
of earth, .r, is kept heaped ��� round those
barrels. Wherever pipe is attached to tho
tank or barrels, two lock nuts aro used with
rubber packing. The barrel, k, is solely
for the purpose of protecting the Hoat; Iho
wator il receives from the pipe, tl, passes
through the nipple, '��, to the two barrels, n,
where it supplies slock on both sides of the
weather, except in the middle of tho day,
when they are left open for thc stock to
drink. By occasionally cleaning the windmill tank, the water is always pure. The
supply being ample, by pumping to frequent
overflowings, it is always fresh and of nearly
uniform temperature, never freezing in
winter, and so cool in summer that it is
uaed for cold storage. Milk, butter and
fresh meat areaealed in glass fruit jars, and
sunk in thc tank. Whon wanted for use
a long wire hook is lowered in the wator
and caught in loops soldered ou the cana to
lift them by. Pure, fresh water ia alwaya
roady for houso use. All that is necessary
ia to open ths hinged lid and dip it out.
Tho pipe londucting the water to tho barn
being ao deep, and the barrels receiving it
being so well protected, ice seldom forms
on them, and only a thin covering. The
The tankof water, b.dng partly over tlie well,
is kept at nearly the temperature of the
warm well in winter and cool well in summer.
Whatever method is adopted to obtain a
water supply, it should furnish pure, fresh
water in the most convenient manner for
house use, and the stock should have easy
access to pure wator as near tho tompera-
ture of tho bottom of tho well as possible.
It haa been proven by careful experiments,
that it pays in dollars and cents to hoot
water with fuel for stock in winter, It
should certainly pay much better to retain
the natural heat of tho water as it comes
from tho oarth, and give it to tho stock as
nearly as possible at that tempm-at ure.
Hieeases ofthe Horse-
At a recent mooting of the Montreal Veterinary .Medical Asaociation, several valuable papers on horse diseases woro road,
Mr. A.H.Hall presented the subject of
epizootic pleuritis and pleuro-pnoumonia in
the horse, defining the disease as inflammation of tho pleuro and substance of the
lung, accompanied by fevor of a low typhoid form of from sovon to 14 daya' dura-
tion,occurring but once a seasou,the animal
being liable to future attacks of tho disease.
The causes wero variations and alterations
in temperature, and occurring iu spring and
autumn, generally from being overworked
or driven and exposed to cold, aud also
stating the disease to bc contagious and
often times liable to develop into a general
outbreak, but thia depeuded on ita virulence and intensity, The writer described
the symptoms and variations taking place
during the progress of this form of disease
and also the methods of arriving at a correct
diagnosis and the complications that were
liable to take placo during its progress,also
describing the method of treatment and
discussing the goneral remedies used.
Mr. J. R. Shaw read an interesting
essay on pneumonia, stating that it was an
infectious disease prevalent among the
equine species aud characterized by inflammation of the lungs and constitutional
disturbances of varying intensity. It waa
one of tho most wide-spread of acute diseases Tho writer stated that horses kept
in cities, where thoy are exposed to cold
and hardships, are most liable, especially
imported horses, being exposed during
their journey to this country. He described tho organism found in this disease, its
form, habits and action in tlie lung tissue
which invaded other parts of the body. The
lower the vitality of the animal tho greater
theactivity ot theorganiani in producing ita
specific effects, tho most prominent point
of attack being the right lung in this
disease. Thc mirbid anatomy of the
tissues involved were minutely described 03
well as the changes in the different itages
of thc disease and observations concluded
from .developments by the microscope. The
writer showed the diagnostic symptoms in
the three different stages of disease with
their variations and suggested that different
therapeutic remedies be used to treat it
scientifically aa bettor results would bo
obtained. In its treatment remedioi were
recommended, their action explained aud
goneral directions for local and internal
treatment fully considered.
Mr, J.V. Solandt read an essay on colic
with treatment and experiences withquacks.
Pointing out the great advancement made
iu the treatment of this disease iu the horse
within the past forty years, the writer assorted that prompt attontion and immediate
treatment wero necessary for good results.
The practitioner being called to a case of
colic might expect to find most any diseaso
in progress; this waa often due to tho fact
that diversity of opiuion and ingenious
originality of treatment on tho part of the
would be veterinarian waa ofton exhibited.
In somo sections of the country it had been
found that horsemen became attached to
one remedy, this being uaed aliko in colic,
pneumonia, pleurisy, peditis, etc., one of
the popular farmers' mixtures being molasses, ginger, pepper, soda, oil, etc. Other
diseases had been ofton taken for colic, aa
a nail in thn foot. The foot being
moved towards the abdomen was
taken. as signs of abdominal pain,,
aconite being often given for supposed
cases in largo enough doses to produce poisoning . All theso facts made diagnosis dlfll-
oult to tlm veterinarian, Man deriving ao
much'profit, pleasure and pecuniary benefit
from the horse should treat him humanly In
health and in sickness and should provide
his boast with the best medical aid and
nuriiing. Tho writer described the two
forma of this disnase as flatulent and spasmodic, outlining also the oausos, symptoms,
characteristics and terminations In each, as
well us,giving an iiuiliu,, of tho treatment
and tho ihorupquliereiindios to bo giveu in
the different lorina of this disease. He also
suggested moans of prevention, us attention
to feeding, etc. Tho osauys wero listened
to with much interest on the part of tho
menihers present, as thoy wero subjects of
practical importance as was, proved by the
activo discussion taking placo later in tho
lUIUM $39,000 IN A TRIM.
A Toronto Woman Left Her Daughter
Thia Sum-
A Delroit   llaiiK geeks    lo   I'rove   111 It
Mrs. DcFrauce's Husband Defrauded il
of 919,000,
Proceedings are now being taken at Detroit
to take away $3,000 belonging to Mrs.
Stonewell J. DeFrance, a Toronto lady
now residing iu that city. The money in
question is new deposited ln the Detroit
Citizens' Savings Bank, and has been garnishee! by tho St. Paul National Bank,
which accii3esthe husband oi Mrs. DeFrance
of defrauding it of $19,000
^ In makiug a returu on the writ Mrs, De-
France claimed that she was the sole and
lawful owner of the ��3,000, and the examination was to determine how ahe came iuto
possession of it. She said that her father
had beon in business ou quite an extensive
He supplied zoological gardens with animals of all kinds, accumulated considerable
monoy, but having no confidence in bauks,
he had kept his earnings at home.
After his deatli she and her mother went
to Detroit. Her mother did not do anything for a living, and, in reply to some
searching questions on Mr. Hawley's part,
sho denied that her mother had ever kept
a boarJiui; house for a living, although she
acknowledged that on several oceaaious men
and women had lived at her house.
Wheu her mother died, witness found
that the old lady had left about 839,000 in
cash in an old trunk, and besides had an
insurance on her life of about $2,500. All
this became witness' property, Tho S39,-
000 was the result of her father's
Neither her father's nor her mother's estate
had ever beeu probated.
The $3,000 in the Citizens' Bank had boen
given by her to her husband to deposit in
witness' name, and none of it had ever
belonged to him. She never received a
cent of the ��11,000 from him, and that she
had herself paid for the property. Her
mother had had a small account in the
Wayne County Saving's Bank, but the bulk
of her money was kept at home in the trunk.
Until witness beeau making real estate
investmenta, she, too had kept the little
tortuue in the same kiud of a receptacle,
It is thought that Mrs. DeFrance is the
daughter of a .Mr. Bernard, au eccentric
old gentleman who lived in Toronto and
died somo years ago. He was quite well
known and had formerly been a circus proprietor.^ To the end of his life he retained
a fondness for wild animals and for many
years had quite a menagerie iu his back
yard. He was wealthy, aud is well remembered by tho older residents of what
was Yorkvillc and is now St. Paul's ward.
Ho built a house on Walmer road, which
was then a part of tho Baldwin estato and
afterwards resided on Hazelton avenue, in
that city.
Orders for 250 loomotivea ami several
thousand railway carriages have been given
by tho Russian (,overnment lo Austrian
nnd Belgian lirma, presumably required for
tho Tiuns-Siberian Railway,
There was t, decrease of 7,000,000 liro in
tho Italian customs receipts during lust
month, whilo the revenue from indirect
taxation shows a total falling oil'of 11,000,-
01)0 lire iu the last six mouths.
The silk hat, oontlnuet to hold its ground
in London, but iu tho provinces it has lately beon almost entirely displaced by the
hard felt Derby, There is a brisk and increasing demand for resusoittltod chimney
pots in South Africa and Aus'.ralia, whet hotly llio natives or by tho whites ia not
| parent.
All  Allcgnl  Canaille;,   Insuratirr Frand
Sow Under Arrest at mi. l��uu, no.-it
la Mild Ue Appointed Helical l.iniiiln
eis for an Insurance Company, Insured Tlicui.nnil Pocketed the Feesa
A Toronto despatch says :���Detective
Black left for St. Louis.Mo., the other night
to bring back F. J. Bailey, au alleged
Cauadian swindler now under arrest at
that city.
Two months ago Inspector Stark sent
out a description of a man he wanted to all
the various detective forces of tho United
States, and it was this circular that effected
Bailey's capture.
Bailey is a middle-aged man of very
plausible address, and used to be an agent
for the North-western Masonic Insurance
Company, of Chicago. He got the post
after the violeut aud unexplained death at
Parkdalo of thc lato Joseph Priestman, jr.,
who was agent for the com pan v. It is said
in his accounts  with  the  company.   At
any rate it  is said ho got  what is flippantly  called   the  " bounce" some time
Since then ho has, it is said, been makiug
hia living by insurance freuds.
The name that is on the warrant which
Detective Black took to St. Louis is that
of Dr. .I.E. Klliot, of Carlton street, whom
Bailey is Slid to havo defrauded of ..iO.
The way he is said to have done it is this :
About two mouths ago, he, it ia claimed,
called on the doctqr, and, after a few preliminary compliments anont the djclora
skill, popularity oud distinction,proceeded
to talk business.
He was agent for the Preferred Accident
Insurance Company, of New York. Tho
company was particularly anxious to work
of its business, To lhat end it proposed te
appoint lho most distinguished surgeons it
tout J secure (or Hi medical examiners.
Honco his call on the doctor.
But there is jus* one littlo proviso the
plausible Mi, Hailey is caid to have added,
it waa the rule oi the company lhat us
medical examiner! should take a policy for
f 1,030.   Th,-first premium would be S.o.
Now Mr. Bailey was a nice-looking,
middle-aged gentleman, who might be a
Sunday tchoi 1 superintendent or a lay
preacher. He looked good, and his handa
smelt of soap. So tho genial young surgeon of liio Toronto Field Battery, it is
claimed, put up the $20 with good grace.
Friend Bailey never, it is claimed, came
Dr. Elliott reported the matter to tho
police, and Investigations were made. It
was found that a man answering Bailey's
description had worked the entire provinco
during the inmmer and autumn with the
scheme. Not only Dr. Elliott, but other
Toronto physicians, it ia alleged, were
duped, and when Detective Black arrives
In Toronto with hia pii-oner, itis aaid,
many charges wiil be ready.
Complaints from Brockville, Hamilton
nnd Si. Thomas have already been laid.
Tho sch. me Bailey is alleged lo have
worked was always thc same. Hc, it ia
said, ���' jollied" the provincial doctors just
in the name way as Dr. Elliott was t-roaV i^^ss^xtss^mssmsssiSiiiiiM,
t\\i ftooienay ��tdr
SATURDAY, MAR. 3, 1893.
. Whatevee can the Tribune mean
by calling the North Riding a "hive" f
It is rather ti complimentary term
thnn otherwise; but knowing that the
Tribune would not under any circumstances pay the Revelstoke Division a
compliment we are compelled to accept the term as being uncomplimentary, But all the same, it is to be
hoped that the North Riding will becomo a "hive" of busy industry. With
its valuable gold reefs and placer
mines iu tbe Big Bend and Lardeau;
itB silver and copper mines at Hle-
cillewaet, Fish Creek nnd Trout Lake j
its vast lumber regions bordering the'
Columbia and ite tributaries; its rioh
funning lands at Revelstoke, Hall's
Landing aud tbe Northeast Arm*
with all these requisites for making'
tilings "hum" there is certainly a
groat deal of truth in tbe Tribune's
fetntemeut. The North Hiding is fast
becoming a hive, aud a busy one; too:
But we did not know tbe Tribune watf
in the prophecy business.
The Nelson papers seem to think
that if the North Riding ici entitled
to one member the South Riding is
entitled to two, on account of having
a larger list of voters. AS three members for West Kootenay is out of the
question the proper thing to do is to
even up matters by transferring Home
bf those southern voters to the ftortb
Riding. It could be done by placing
the dividing line just Bouth ot Ure
Valley and following the river north'"
ward to the 50th parallel. It will be
more convenient for the inhabitant*
Of the district tributary to ihe Arrow
Lakes to be in the North Riding, on
tbe same grounds that all the district
tributary to the Kootenay Lake and
River should be in the South Riding;
Revelstoke is easier of access frotn
Fire Valley than either Nelson or
Kaslo, whichever of those towns may
become the metropolis of the South
Riding, If the people of the North
Riding desire this change let them
speak out now or fen; ever alter hold
their tongue.
JlaTO iiiwayi-S oil hand a COMPLETE STOCK of
i   t
Tinware and Hardware bv the carload.
By ptu-ciiasiiig from Us ��oi can get Yoiir Flour at
a small advance of freight and mill charges.
Dry Goods, Clothing
Mining and Real Estate Broker ftM General
Commission Agent
Perfectly harmless to the system.
Nu trouble to take,
Kevelstoke Pharmacy
A. McNElL,
Front Stieaty
Dealer in
Established 1888.
Catered for.
Kootenay Lake
Capacity 40,000ft. per diem.
I Can Suit Yob
*ith a salt that yon -rill not he
ashamed to be seen wearing in any
company. Whether yon pay a high
cr low price for yonr clothing yon
We :. right to expect fnll valno for
yonr money. I make it a point to
give Ibe man
Who Wants a Cheap Snlt
jn.si at painstaking service as the
one wi,-. can afford to bny Ibe moat
txpessir,) gratia of gooda,
Merchant tailor.
A1 Dairy Cows and Young Stock for Sale,
Orders by mail promptly attended to.
PitOaVf   8fRutin *****  reve��/��*6Ke
FIELD & BOURKI, Proprietors.
Fi rat-class TaMe.  Good Beds.   Everyth rrrj** >���.��#' itli4 Clean.
Revelstoke, New Denver
and Nakusp.
������������������.-*.�� _
The .Bedrooms are warm and newly i^Tirnisfied.
B��*t Brand** of Wine*, LffftfOT* and Ctg&fti.
Kmuyt Mtsrr-n .."ft an hnwut opinion, wrltn To
URN w CO., wh<* hfwoii*w] nearly tiftf yftam^
trporieiUM ra thfl patent tititttnor.fi. ComTn.inicjw-
ti ���>��� ��� ������'iH-llr '������������'N'lOi.r.Jtp. A It.inrlltmtk nf In-
t< ��� ���(,; i.-in ci-iir.'innn: I'fW-ntM and how to ub-
|Oln Vw.m Bent tm, AN', n f.frtiilo(fir��oflflftfihaijW
lent km IQlfl nt llio hook* ff-nt frwv
Patent, taken tbntuin ninrn 4 Oo. mwiTt
fractal noiioo Inibo Hrlontlfto Amfrlcnn, ind
thai are brought iriii��i.y baton the nbHovitfe
<i..f   COnt ft* Mil1, inventor.    TbJit ������iJtn.-ai'l DAMf,
fa a<-dWF4iMy,clOKfair1rinafirritrt��k��(fffArthe
uncart Bjreunlloit or any aelvsnfti work in int*
���fnrlil.  .**'[ a rear.  Bumufl omt-DSHGnifroft.
Bu 'lim* ! '.IftCfl, BHtniMf, fiJNlUjW,   MBflB
fopitu. 'J.�� cont*. wtary ninnber tsomanii Man*
litiii put-ei- iti colon, .���j'' DhotOi^Piphi of new
WnSCEL ������'������ih I'la'IH, cn '.*:,'.*'.��� hilthJi.l��tf��Hll'rW Ul*
���ludlSHifgu and BocureaMrtnttfl, AMrwa
Giant Powder kept in stock at New Denver and
.'.Genuine Reductions:.
Fhave n nnmber of piece* of PRIST and DRESS
GOODS Ib Stock which we desire to SELL  OUT
before   ���retttus**   i��  our   Sew   Work   ��(  SPRING |
GOODS, ��Bd in order to An thin we are offering the-nut
Those who require Prints or Dma Good* fur the
eomln-r ����n��mer wlH tiud It jfrcatly t�� their adtMtatfe t��
hay NOW.
C. B. Hume & Company,
Revelstoke Station.
i 513
r. S u
I   nl V
aa li
o ��
���a M
Doors, Sashes, & Blinds,
Has a large Stock of Hotisehdld Furniture, Coffins, fatitefa.
Shrouds, &c,
�� I


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