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REVELSTOKE.  B. C. JUNE 25, 1892.
No. 2.
Our Fish Creek correspondent,
Who has reoovered from Iuh soare of
last week, statos tbat there are great
quantities of miuoral higher up the
mountain than the lode at present
staked out, and it is probable thai
some very rich strikes will be reported shortly.
Mr. J. H. Anderson has bought
the Silver Bow from B. Green j price
not stated.
Development work is being dono
by those owning claims on tlio big
ledge, whilo many prospectors are
going higher np the mountains, ore
being found everywhere iu paying
To take Effect Junr 80th, 1892.
Columbia and Kootenay
Steam Navigation Co.
ArrowLak s -ndColumbia
River Route Steamers.
Steamer will leave Iievelstoke at i
a.m. every Monday nud Thursday
for Robson, Trail Ci'eek and Little
Dulles, returning to Iievelstoke on
Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Close connection made with Cana
dinn Pacific Railway at Iievelstoke,
Columbia & Kbotenay liiiilwuy at
Robson for Nelsou, and Spokiino Palls
k Northern Railway at Little Dalles
for Spokane Falls, Wash.
Str. Nelson connects with Columbia k Kooteuay Railway at Nelson,
and calls at all points ou Kootenay
Secretary. Manager.
Assayer and Analytical Chemist,
Golden, B.C.
Silvor, Gold or Lead, each,... $1.50
do. combined   3.00
Silver and Lend    2.60
Silver aud Gold     2.00
Silver and Copper    8.50
Silver, Gold and Copper    l.uil
Silver, Gold, Lead and ('upper   5.50
Other prices on application.
Certificates   forwarded  per
return of mail.
To Let,
Good Cellar, Woodshed,
and large Garden.
Can bo viewed on  application at
Stockholm   House
The Dining-room is furnished with the
best the inarkel affords,
The bar is supplied with a choice stook
of wines,liquors uud cigars,
The largest and most cent nil Hotel in
the city j good accommodation ; everything uew ; table well supplied ; bar nud
billiard room attached ; fire proof safe,
F, McCarthy   -
-   ��   Prop.
First-class Temperance House.
Board and Lodqing $5 Per Week.
MEAW, 25c.      UEDS 25c.
This hotel is situated convenient to the
station, is comfortably furnished, and
affords iirst class aooommodation.
Kootenay Lake
Large Stocks on hand.
Preparations aro being made for the
Great Building Boom of 1892.
Wagons and all kinds of
Vehicles Repaired.
Shoeing a_Specialtv.
Itoyal Mail Lines,
Proposed Sailings from Montreal.
CIRCASSIAN. .Allan Line.. Julv 2nd
MONGOLIAN " July 9th
SARNIA...Dominion Line..July 6th
LABRADOR " Julv 13th
TORONTO " July 20th
LAKE ONTARIO,.Beaver..June 29th
LAKE NEPIGON      "      July 6th
From New York.
TEUTONIC.. .White Star.. .July 6th
BRITANNIC " July 13th
ADRIATIC " Julv 20th
Cabiu ��40, ��45, ��50, ��00, ��70, ��80 upwards.
Intermediate. ��25 ; Steerage, ��20,
Passengers ticketed through to all
points in Great Britain and Ireland, and
at specially low rates to all parts of the
European continent,
Prepaid passages arranged from all
Apply to nearest steamship or railway
agent; to
I. T. Brewster,
Agent, Eevelstoke;
or to Roheut Kerb, General Passenger
Agent, Winnipeg.
B U T C H fi It S
BEEF, I'Ol'l', ETC.
Atlantic* Express, arrives 10.10 daily.
Pacific       " "     16.52   "'
Cheapest, most reliable aud safe
route to Montreal, Toronto, St. Paul,
Chicago, Now York aud Boston.
Rates $5 to $10 lower thau auy otht-r
other route.
Specially fitted Colonist Cars, in
charge of a Porter, for the accommodation of Passengers holding seoond
class tiokets, Passengers booked to
aud from all Europoau points at
Lowest Hates,
Low Freight Rates. Quick despatch, Men-hunts will save money
by having their freight routed via
theO.P, If.
Full ami reliable information given
by applying to     D, 13. BROWN,
Asdt. tieii'l Freighl Ag't,V'uoouver,
or to I. T. BHEWSTER,
Ag'tC, f, U- Depot, Revelsl ike
3600X8   &   SHOJSS
Myrtle Navy
T, & B,
In Bronze Letters.
How Dominion  Dnj will bo
spent ol
Tho Zenith City of the  Kootenay
country will celebrate
Willi o programme of Sports consisting of
Horse Raoiugj
Pool Raoing,
Lout Racing,
High Jumping,
Long .lumping,
Swimming, nnd
Walking Greasy Polo over Water.
A largo number of visitors are expected from Nelson, and tho proprietors of lho Nakusp Houso aro
making extensive preparations to accommodate everyone, The aim of
the citizens is to make tho day an
enjoyable one, as the inauguration of
Ihe new cit-V,
-aTalj    J.V
Dominion Day,
Has been engaged ou
roll  AN'
Boat will leave the Smelter Wharf nt
At Half-past Pivo A.M.
Good Music.
A full report of the school examination and entertainment will appear
next week.
Birth,���At Eevelstoke on the 22nd
inst., Miss Slack's canary, of twins,
All doing well.
Mr. J. Cummings went to Nukusp
on Tnesday to toke charge of E. E.
Lemon's new store,
Mr. Marpole went down river on
Saturday ou C.P.E. business, and
returned on Wednesday.
Prevont baldness by getting your
hair singed by Prof. Gilbert at Columbia House barber shop.
Service will be held by the Eev.
T. Patou in thc Presbyterian church
at 7.1)0, to morrow eveuing.
A. ti. Farwell, tl* founder of the
town, arrived from tho coast yestor
day aud weut down river this morning.
Eev. Mi*. Ladner will preach tomorrow in the Methodist Church,
morning at 10.30, evening at 7.1)0.
All are cordially invited,
Mr. Longhead, whose wife was
confined with twins last week, buried
the remaining twin on Monday. The
other infant died shortly after its
Mr. A. Holman, agent for the sale
of townsito lots at Nakusp, came np
on Wednesday and left for the coast
the snme evening, He reports good
business in lots.
Pete Walker, Charloy Holden, Tom
Downs aud Dave Ferguson arrived
up from Nakusp on Wednesday, and
on Monday will take their departure
for the Lardeau.
Mr, T. Lewis's letter is unavoidably squeezed out this week through
press of news. Next week, wo hope.
"Miner's" lettor is in type, and will
be insestod next week.
Mr. Jowett (Jowett & Haig) has
charge of the salo of townsite lots at
Eldorado, which will hereafter be
known as Seaton, Eldorado being
altogether too common.
Mr, Justice Drake, Sheriff Bod-
grave and Mr. A, G, M. Spragge
were passengers to Robson on Tuesday, and attended County Court at
Nelson the following day.
At Revelstoko County Court ou
Monday only one case came before
the judge (Mr. Justice Drake.), thai
of Haig \s. Higbton, Defendant did
i,ot appeal, and a verdict was entered
for plaintiff.
Tenders will be received by Mr. J.
C. Pitts of Donald for the sale of
about "51,700 worth of dry goods,
groceries, boots & shoes, clothing,
ets., at Rogers' Pass and Beaver up
to next Thursday.
Mr. W. Hull of Calgary (Hull
Bros.) left Revehtoke on Saturday
for Nelson. Mr. J, R, Hull, of the
same firm, arriveil from Kumloops
ou Monday, aud went cast to Golden
Tuesday morning.
Mr. D. Giles, of Vancouver, agent
for the sale of Kuslo townsite lots,
was a passenger iu the Lytton from
Eevelstoke to liobsou on Tuesday.
Kaslo lots are selling freely, but
there is no sign of a boom.
The first of a series of tivo lectures
by the Eev. C. Ladner will be delivered iu the Methodist, Church on
Monday night at eight o'clook. Subject���"The Stars." The price of tue
ticket for the whole course is $1.
Ladies' White Wbae, Just arrived al H, N. CoUlisiKn s, a splendid
selection of L.dies' WJiilc Sets,
(io�� ns. Chemises, Skirts, Combinations, etc. Also a lull stock of Children's Cloaks, Pinafores, Huts, etc.
These have been purchased from thc
best manufacturers in Canada, aud
are cheaper than any of our town
,ud,ca cuu uiLiu lo luuke t Liu lli .
MsAis will ns Provided on Boainn
Tickets, $1.50; Family Ticket, 8,1.00.
May be obtained at Star Ollico,
Revelstoke; Bourne linos.' Store;
A & MoArthur, Illecillewaet.
The magnificent scenery of tho Columbia River and Arrow Lakes is
now at its best. This excursion is
tho only possible ouo this season,
and the opportunity should not bo
missed by those desirous of seeing
the beauties of the famous Kootenay country.
Mr. Peter McGregor, late of TV
ronto, who has beon in town for
abont two weeks, left for Kamloops
on Monday night to fill a position
with Messrs. Bull Bros, k Co.
Mr. J. P, Sellon, of London, Eng.,
a member of the well known firm of
Johnson, Matthew & Co., was a passenger on the Lytton on Tuesday. |
He is looking for some good invest- !
ments in mining property, aud will I
go into the Sloean couutry.
Great  quantities  of lumber  aro !
being landed at Nakusp and several
new buildings are about to be com- '
Dionced, among them, we are in-
fui-med, being a store for Bourne !
Bros., Revelstoke,    A considerable
amount of the Lyttou's freight is for j
Il will be seen hy tho C.& K. Nav.
Co.'s advt. ou this page thut iue bout
will leave Eevelstoke for the future
ou Monday and Thursday, returning
Wediiesduy auo Saturday. This is
in couseqiieuco of one boat having
to do the wholo trip from Revelstoke
to Little Dalles.
It is with deep regret that we
loaru of Miss Grey Halliday'a impending departure from Revelstoke.
She has won golden opinions from
the townspeople by her careful training of the children and general management of the school, besides the
esteem of a largo circle of friends.
Wm. Cleveland left Eevelstoke ou
Tuesday morning with three horses
recently forming part of Geo. Lu-
forme's pack train, but belonged to
Green Eros., of Ainsworth. Mr.
Clevolaud iB packing from Illecillewaet to Pish Creek, a distanco of 15
milos, aud "a hard road to travel,1'
Equestrianism has recently beeomo
fashionable iu Eevelstoke;- scarcely
an evening passes but what two,
threo, and sometimes fonr couples
oan be soon ambling down tho street
in different stages of grasefulness.
We are afraid whon Uoo. Laforme
takes liis horses down river this popular and healthy recreation will cease.
J. W. Haskins, who has been prospecting in the Slocau district for
the past threo months, arrived in
town on Wednesday. He has not
been fortunate enough lo make a
find of any consequence. Jle intends
to spend a few months in the Lardeau country, and ill the fall will go
to Australia, whore he has a millionaire relative ami great expectations,
Mr. D, L, Lookerby, of Montreal,
is on u visit to the Koolenay mining
oountry. At Rovelstoke he was met
by some English gentlemen and a
mining expert from Sudbury, Mr.
Lookerby, who is well acquainted
with the Province, is enthusiastic
over the prospects in West Koolenay,
ami believes it has a grout future
before it, but its development can
only bo accomplished by inducing
capitalists to invest hero,
Messrs. Angus McKay and Sam
Hill arrived down from liig Band on
Thursday morning, having walked
the wholo distance, They hove no
news worth reporting, things being
quiet at Smith Creek, and the French
('reek party had not loi,gbeen started
to work when tlmy left. This morning about seven o'clock four men
vi ere observed coming down from
the Big Bend trail with their packs
on Iheir hacks. These turned out to
bo Jack Shaw, Gus Lund, Jnu. Sand
und E Devoe, who had boon working
in a tiinnol under French Creek, and
quil work on account of the wuter
coming in.
Mr. Alien has received a reply
from the secretary of the Cheta'cnl-
Fire Engine Maufg, Co., of Tofdtild,
staling that the proposal made by
the town of 6350 down aud IfloB1
wilhin twelve months will bo accepted by the company, and off
receipt of the order the engine will;
he commenced forthwith.
The Columbia river is very nan-ii--
tive to the weather. It has fallen"
quite three feet because of the oool
days we experienced in the early
pari of llie wo-1!;. The past two days-
having been scorchers we may expect to see a corresponding rise in
the water, But there will he no'
danger of nn overflow this year now.
There will ho an excursion to the
beautiful Naknap on Friday next,
leaving the Sun lit r Wharf at 5.3(>
a.m. It was not uutil this morning
that the arrangements for engaging
the steamer could bo concluded, uud
therefore the trip cannot be advertised as it should be. But it is hoped*
it will reach the knowledge of eSough
people to insure the projectors of the-
excursion against fiuauciul lose.- It
will be the first, last, aud OtggtX*
cursion from Eevelstoke this jenaon?
Take your family with you and have1
a day's thorough enjoyment. This-
will positively be the only excursion
this year. Dominion Day will be'
colohrated at Nakusp in a first-class
manner, The L.ittou will return to
Iievelstoke about 0 p.m., before dark.
Anyone wishing to stay the night at
Nakusp cau return to Eevelstoke next
morning by str. Columbia.
To gain the public confidence is
essential to business success, and it-
cau only be gained by a steady course
of faithful dealitig with them. It is
by this course that Messrs. Tuckett-
k Son have secured the great success-
of their "Myrtle Navy" tobacco. This1
confidence is not only a source of
business to the firm, but also a source1
of economy whioh the consumers get
lhe benefit of. The merchant never'
loses a moment of time in examining'
the quality of the tobacco. The name
fixes the quality ns absolutely ns the
mint stamp fixes the value of tho
guinea. It is not even necessary fof
the commercial traveller's trunk to-
be burdened with a sample of
"Myrtle Navy." All his customers-
know what it is. und know in ant
instant when it has beeu supplied.-
There is no room for any dispute
about it. No waste of time or post-
age in writing complaints about it,,
These may look like tuties to the*
uninitiated, but they save money
a,id enulile merchants to perform the*
work of distribution at the smallest
possible cost. They are part of the
reasons why the finest quality of
tobacco grown cau be sold at so oheap
a price.
It was a convivial party which sat
down to a cold collation at the
Columbia House on Tuesday night,
the occasion beiug the presentation
of a gold lock-1, suitably engraved,
to Mr. W. .M. Brown for his kindness
iu gratuitously presiding at the piano*
at the dances of the Quadrille Club
during the past winter. The eom-*
pany included .Messrs. H. J. Bourne'
(chairman), R, \V. Northey (vice-*
ohairman), Guy Barber, J, Whyte,
I. T. Brewster, O. H. Allen, Morgan
David, W. Reid, J. Sutherland, W,
.\I. Brown, Piper, Sydor and Glenn.
After thn loyal toasts, tho chairman
made the presentation with a neat
little Hpeeoli, in which he spoke of
tho obliging qualities displayed by
Mr. Browu aud the pleasure it gave
him, on behalf of the club, to present him with this token of their
regard and estocm. After a short
and eulogietio speech from the vice-
chairman, Mr. Brown mude a suitable
reply.- During the evening mauy
toasts were proposed and songs were
contributed by Messrs. Syder, Reid,
Allen, Sutherland, Piper, Northoy,
Barber, and Bourne, The bauds of
the clock pointed to huif-past two-
ami the daylight wus climbing over
the mountains when the party broke
up, having had �� most enjoyable
G, H, Williams,
A uew aud complete st ck of
Toilet Articles, etc., etc.,
At reasonable prices,
Mail Orders promptly attended to.
i Raymokd Sswi*i�� Masolsk tsSfoc* I'AKT II.
Mr. Drew wa! tho manager ofMe.-stoke
Hunk, residing ovor its offices in the High
Street of that small cathedral town. On
tho morning of the day on which this story
opened, he was harrying over his breakfast
in order to get away from the repinings of
a discontented wife, who was upbraiding
him for being a man with " no ambition."
" We ought to take a higher position,"
said Mrs. Drew.
" Lot iis be contented as we are, my dear,
I am happy in my own station of life," answered he.
" you dnn't push,"
"Certainly not to be thrust back again."
"Hut you must confess that we are passed
ovor. Lady Conipton did not invito us to
hor garden fete; yet the Ki Hers were there,
and he's only a doctor, and us poor as a
church mouse,"
"lie cured her bad leg, my dear."
"If you please, it was the servants he attended. One day, hearing she had rheumatics in her knee, he recommended camphorated nil, that's ull he did."
"Al any rate she walks now quite as well
us yon ilo, and declares that he cured her.
You have little to complain of, Martha, I
am sure, liut very nice people invite us. We
dined last week ntthe Sub-dean's in the pre-
"Bother the Sub-dean I He was only a
tutor al Cambridge, and married a governess
���and there was nobody of uny consequence
asked to meet us���only old lawyer Brampton, Ins deaf wife, and the new organist at
the cathedral; while a few days afterwards
they gave another dinner party with the
Dean ami Lady Charlotte and two K.C.H.s!"
" In small parties, my dear, people should
only be brought together of nearly the same
social position," replied the hank manager,
very sensibly.
" I consider myself as much u lady as the
Dean's wife���as good as any in the county,
and better than most in the town," replied
Mrs. Drew, reddening with anger. " No ;
it's as I've always said, you don't make
enough of yourself; you've no ambition I"
Mr. Drew looked al his watch, bolted Ins
tonst, drank his remaining collee, and hurried away. He stopped at the door, however, to tire a parting shot. " It'snot what
we consider ourselves, Martha ; it is what
wcarc in other people's opinion." Then he
lied. Mrs. Drew shed a few angry tears,
and set hersolt to consider how she could
alter the existing state of things.
It is a reniurkttblecircumstancc frequently
occurring, that when people are happy and
prosperous without a serious care in tho
world, they invent a grievance ; and thia
silly woman was discontented because she
could not enter the society to which neither
her birth nor her education entitled her.
" A benevolent purpose would be a good
way of getting in wiih them -a fancy bazaar
for a charity, if Ihe Mayor would lend the
town hall,"she soliloquized. " When they
know me, and what a superior lady-like
person 1 really am, they would cultivate
my acquaintance." This and similar
thoughts occupied Mrs. Drew's vacant mind
that morning for some time, when there was
a ring at the house-bell, and a visitor waa
Her face grew black, and the frown on
her brow reappeared as she heard l he name. ���
It, was a visitor who seldom called more I
than once in six months, and was not usher-;
ed iuto her drawing-room���a choice apart- j
meet overcrowded with showy furniture���
but into a parlour opening from the hall.
This visitor was an old man, tall, thin,
who had been handsome in earlier life, with
well-cut features, a fair pale face, ami light
gray eyes. He win dressed in a drab-
coloured suit of hone-spun, and wore leath-:
er leggings, as is the fashion of country people. He was Isaac Twyford, the miller at
Hoby, a small village at some ten miles distance, His face brightened into a smile
when Mrs. Drew sii'-d into lhe room : he
advanced to meet ne.-,   putting out his
hand, in which she condescendingly pla 1
the tips nt her lingers.
���"Well, Martha, said he, "as usual you
do no', seem to he pleased at seeing mc.
"four worthy husband is always friendly:
one would ��� ippose that he waa mv relation,
insteadof you.'
���'What is it you expect, uncle" People
cannot always go on in the same groove, I
have been married sixteen years and quite
stepped out of my early sphere. Im sure
I'm always civil to you,"replied Mrs. Drew
with a sigh.
"Vou are pretty well so, perhips, but
there seems no real watmth in you. for I am
a lone man, and you are a blood-relation���
my nearest kin; I have felt . void since
since" diere his voice faltered and grew
husky, "since Elizabeth left her old fati er
" Don't mention her iame in my presence I" cried Mrs. Drew, holding up her
hands in abhorrence, "She's not to ���
mentioned in a decent lady's I o
"Stay, Martin: notso fast, Elizabeth
waa lawfully married to the rascal���please
lo remember that. She is a.s honest as yourself "���hesaid this fiercely "she mad
mistake in her choice���taking lacquer for
gold : and in leaving her lion,,-. .'.- i
mind : we'll droptho subjei * I -.- not
to talk tboul the poor girl; my visit is for a
different purpose,'
��� -, ou have i purpose, then iai I she
The old man drew I i- ch or near
saying lonfidentiallj   " I've justcome
Mr. l-'r.uiipton's; I ve been making i
" A new will I" repeated his nib, ���-, ipen-
ing her eyes,   " What, is that for ?"
" Vou shall hoar. It is twelve yea . e
my girl left aie; sho find her husband went
:,, Australia, that is cortain, Some lime
ifter I heard they had -one to Canada, Mow
all traces appear to he lost, If Eliza ioi
returns in lhe course of the next, ton yean,
-ii,- will inherit my property ; if nol, as my
next of kin -I have no relations, save very
distant ones���it will according to law, re
vert to you."
Mrs. Drew's face brightened np, "As
yonr brother's daughter, I suppose so,"
said ahe; "though ten years soom a hum
while to wait."
" I have not felt well lately; and for
Home daya there has been an unaccountable
weight on my spirits, as if something were
going to happen ; 10 I thought I would
make a new will, leaving my forgiveness to
my mistaken child, to whom, perhaps, f
was too severe when I disinherited her:
but I have taken care the rascal shall never
claim a penny of it I"
"It'sall news. Vou must, have some refreshment���a hot chop, and a glass of good
.win annuel! eoniiaiiiy, I ingulf me oeil ior
The old miller did not refuse her offer:
he had felt his loneliness of late i and
though his niece was not affectionate, yet
he found a species of comfort in being with
a relative.
After his luncheon, and talking of bygone days and old friends, which did him
as much good, he brightened up ; and parted
with her on more friendly terms than they
had been for some years. He had other
business to transact in the town, he said,
and must get back home, for it looked as if
it were going to be a wet night.
" Did you drive in, uncle?" asked she.
"No," he answered: "I rode over on
Cray Dobbin. " 1 have put him up at the
And ao they parted, the old man just
touching her brow with his lips.
"Delightful!" cried Mrs. Drew to herself,
when she waa alone, rubbing her hands
with satisfaction. " Everybody saya he's
rich. Really, he looks ai if he were booked
���vory shaky. Seventy is not such a great
age ; but fretting for that minx Elizabeth
has undermined him. Will she ever return,
I wonder? That's the question. I think
she must ho dead, or she would have bothered him for money before this. That husband of hers reckoned to make monoy of his
father-in-law. Roughing it iu the colonies
would soon wear her out. Pool that slit-
was, to run away from a good home with a
man who had nothing! Well, perhaps it
may make it better for other people."
It ia seen hy the tenor of her thoughts
that Mrs. Drew was an unfeeling, worldly
Mr, Twyford had scarcely left the house
an hour, when another ring at the door-
hell announced a visitor.
"A person wishes to see you for a few
minutes, mum," said the nvtid-servant.
"A man or woman ?" asked her mistress.
"She's a faded-like sort of lady," answered Sarah.
"With a begging-letter, I'll be hound���or
somebody worrying for a subscription," exclaimed the projector of the bazaar for
charitable purposes. "I'll not see her. Tell
her I am engaged."
Presently Sarah returned. "She saya,
mum, as how she'd be very much obliged if
you'd see her just for a minute."
"When I say no, I mean it, replied Mrs.
Drew shortly; then listening, she heard the
visitor depart.
Ten minutea afterwards, her husband's
voice sounded from the foot of the stairs in
the hall; he had heen sought in the bank by
the " faded lady," and brought her into his
house through the privr.te door of communication.
" Martha, Martha, come down!" he called out; when she descended, wondering.
"You littlo know who is in there," whispering, and motioning over his shoulder towards the parlour door. " lie civil to her."
" Whoever is it?" said Mrs. Drew, opening the door and entering the room.
The faded Ddy rose from the jhair on
which she had been seated, with au air ot
fatigue. Faded indeed���but still beautiful j
though the face was white and wan, it retained its perfect oval; the classical brow
and charm of largelustrouaeyes-toobright,'
���for it was the brilliancy of consumption.
Her figure was fragile and drooping ; her
attire all too thin and inappropriate to the
season, damp with rain, and in the fashion
of bygone years.
" Elizabeth I" she cried, halting, struck
with dismay.
" Yea," replied the poor wreck, in a sighing voice. " ] have come back once more ;
and have called to aak if you will break the
news of my return to my father. I fear
going to him suddenly : at his age the anr-
prise might be too much for him. I must
i,i g i,is forgiveness���before I die."
"I'll not mix myself up in anything of
tie kind !" returned Mrs. Drew angrily.
" It's all very tine saying you've come liack
to ask his forgiveness, now you are poor,
as I conclude you are"���glancing at the
worn shabby dress. " Vou should have
thought ut it when you were prosperous."
" I have never orospered.'
" Martha I" said the bank manager reproachfully.
" la my father wei! ?"
" I shall give you no information. I
washed my hands of you years ago, when
you ran aw.vy with an adventurer -." and ahe
turned her back, as if to leave the room ;
out Mr. Drew gave her a warning glance as
she passed him, which caused her to remain. The kind hearted man could assert
himself when thoroughly roused, and then
- wife gi ��� the worst of it.
He now seated himself beside Elizalieth.
Voir father ia pretty well for a man of j
hia years.    He was with me in the bank
an hour ago, and ia most likely still in the
���own.    Would you like me to I ry and fir.d |
him, my deal !    eosl id kindly.
"Oh Mr. Drew, thank you, thonk you I"
-i : .' her hands.
' ll<- always puts up at. the Crown. I
iha i ertai whereabouts then-. You
sit still hen- until I come back;" -ind the
good man depai ti
Loft done V I In,  Mrs. Drew
din not take i hail ml lood ���- iring tl
her witn i    ird    (pression.   " tt -
ii  i., ��� .,., i ���,..,. ,,,.
��� i jhl you to, said die. " Th u 11
ness, I wu dwayi I itif il to mine, II ive
/  , m) - hi] Irei
faltered 1
lied ia    : "   ���    ' '���"   ��� ���
four yeai   old���i      I irllng    hi   ��������� u   o
.-��� . He    I li u'>":   o believe     H
'   a ihlld ; ale- Wl I
to me.'    I'he unl irtunate E tars I
ed i ,-r face with her tl iu hai Is in I wepl
" Is your husband Kind to yon
Mrs.  Drew.
i onal ml  lisapp
rii .1 him now.   Al first he wa  ���
he thoughl my faihi     mi       i
,    ������ ind him i thei
because I refused to write asking foi i - '
" Where have you heen all these years
" First, we went to Bri ibane    ll- I
not. obtain employment as a clerk or a
teacher, and he was not trained for manuol
labour; so we went to Canada, ifterwards
to the Stales; lastly to California, Nothing
succeeded with him. My health fails I from
the time I lost my little onos, Th'-n In,
thought he might do better in England,
after all ; and I longed to see my father
once more before I dn-d so we havooomc."
"Well may you regret your conduct."
" Yet snme excuse might be made for me,
a giddy, motherless girl, and my father tOO
old to understand young people, tTisstrlol
principles I miscalled severity, Wall, H
is all gone and passed now.    i Irtixi to 100
ne iorgives me ; men i will lay ilown my
head and die.
" i really believe she ia in a dcepdelinc,"
thought the pitiless woman to herself; then
aloud :   " Where aro you staying? "
'' We only cirri ved at Liverpool yesterday,
and came on here at once. a\Iy husband is
waiting for me in the town ; I hope he will
not meet my father, "said ahe nervously.
"I'm glad I never was a beauty," said
Mrs, Drew piously, " or perhaps even I
might have been led astray by flattery���not
but that I was nice-looking, and scrupulous
in my conduct, I had many oilers, and
might have done belter than marrying Mr.
Drew, only1'	
" No, no I " cried Elizabeth energetically;
" that would be impossible ; he is a good
kind man."
At this moment Mr. Drew returned, with
a radiant face. " I soon found your father,
my dear," he said, " who waits to receive
you with open arms at the Crown.
He declined coming here. You must
be guarded in what you say, rcmemoer.
Your husband's name had best not be
mentioned. Him, he will never forgive.���
Come; I have a Ily waiting; 1 will take you
to him,"
Elizabeth raised thc bank manager's nand
to her lips and kissed it.
"She can't live, with that hollow voice,"
soliloquized Mrs Drew when thoy loft tho
room. "1 shall not have long to wait for
the property."
Elizabeth Ashworth, after an affecting
and perfect reconciliation with her fattier,
sought her husband at the small railway
inn at tho outskirts of the town where he
awaited her return. He was furious when
she related the results of the interview she
had unexpectedly obtained, which were,
that he would receive her back home and
reinstate her as his heiress, on condition
that she parted from her husband, whose
treachery in beguiling a girl of eighteen
from her father's roof he could never forgive.
Ashworth, after upbraiding his wife in
not having overcome the old man's prejudice, rushed from the house.
Poor Elizabeth was found lying on the
floor in a fainting lit. Overcome by excitement and fatigue, she was carried to a bedroom, a doctor sent for, who pronounced
her condition to be precarious through
failure of the heart's action. Although receiving every care and attention, she never
rallied, and by morning's dawn she had
passed away, being mercifully spared the
knowledge of her father's tragic end.
The Vo-vs of the Uniting of Defining In
Australia Outran llie Nun.
An interesting instance of the magic of
the telegraph, an illustration of the way it
can annihilate space, outrun the sun and
perform mystifying jugglery with old Time's
hour glass and with the calender, and an
object lesson in every-day science.are afforded in connection with the execution of the
sentence of Murderer Deeming in Australia
on Monday. Deeming waa hanged at 10:01
A. M. and the news and details of the execution were read by the readers of the
morning papers at the early breakfast table,
and even before daybreak that day. If the
execution had been on any other day the
news would doubtless have been printed in
special editions of the evening papers the
day previous to that of the execution for the
news of Deeming's death was received in To
ronto before !l o'clock on Sunday evening-
apparently thirteen hours before he waa
hanged. The news was received in America
first at Montreal. The telegraph beat the
sun by almost a whole day,
The message had to travel the course-
traversed by the-sun, too, and did not make
the gain by cutting across lota or doubling
back and stealing a lap. With a cable
under the I'acilic th" message might have
doubled on the sun's track and gained a day
in a minute or so. Telegrams from Australia must take the western or sunward
course, and make the full circular tour.
The message left Melbourne, on the far side
of Australia, very soon after 10 o'clock
Monday morning, travelled about 15,000
miles, was retransmitted thirteen times
through as many different station* and different lengths of liable reaching this continental 8.30 p. m. Sunday. The difference
in time between Toronto and Melbourne is
fourteen hours and forty minutes, so that
when Deeming waa on the gallows it was
7:20 .Sunday evening in Toronto and the
mesaage travelled the I"),000 miles in the
remarkably quick time of leas than an hour
and a half.
This was the route, the message passing
from one cable and one set of instructions to
another at each station : From Melbourne
across the Australian Continent by land line
to 1'ort Darwin, thence to  Banjoewangie,
in,lava;  tn Singapore,  to Madras, across
India to Bombay, under the Indian Ocean
tu Aden, m Arabia, under the Ked .Sea to
Suez, along the Suez Canal to Alexandria,
under the Mediterranean to Malta, Malta lo
Marseilles,   aorOBS  France and under the
Channel  to London,  thence to Ireland,
undei the  Atlantic to Cape Canso, Nova
Hid 'ben down the coast to   New
York and other American i ities,   The time
ooi upitd by i cable message In reaching any
lis anl poinl i�� taken up by the number of
���in- actual electrical trans-
hrough iui> one cable being instantaneous,   Taking that into consideration,
��� ������   travi ii,d remarkably fast,
I seem from tin- forgoing that by
��� ,     ing iro -nd and an,uml ihe earth one
night hav,    - tame day and dale lor an
period, provided in- kept, pace
hi ��� an, leit il,,- day musl end lomo
where, ind end very abruptly, and tho
poinl where tt,-- ',1-1 day diet -md the now
nei   iorri in oul hi the I'acifli Ocean, aboul
midway i"-' ween San Eranoiieo and  Yoko
imo  i id running du��� north and south,
I   i     ������ oi demarcation In (in- calendar
,i.     : :.,.���,. rtel im.' Sea, outs across nnd
hii Islands, in il ii ' ii rapeB tho
end ol Now /Iceland, I,"', tol   lonvonionao
sak ���, md nol to havo II Sunday midday on
on,, side ,,i ni'- itroel ind Monday noon on
tho ithor oi lome Islands of ihe Paollio, ihe
lino ha  bi on   rooked so that it doo�� not
,iit any Island.   As tho earth turns beforo
the sun, midday at Sunday would advance
around tho world until it struck that line,
when ii must perfi n e change or evory day
woul 1 be Sunday.   Tho changa is really
mude al midnight,   It may require a little
thoughl lo straighten out the subject, bul
il will come straight eventually.
The Ontario Department of Agriculture
has in press the following bulletin on Rape
Culture by Prof. .Shaw and Mr. Zavitz :
The principal objects of thia Bulletin are:
1. To call the attention of the farmers to
the value of the rape crop to the agriculture
of Cauada. '2. To make known to them the
various uses to which it may be put, viewed
from the standpoint of our experience with
it at this station, ,'i. To speak of the best
modes of growing it under our conditions
of soil and climate, so far as wc have been
able to ascertain these up to the present
time. .Since Bulletin LX was issued we
have gained not a little information in reference to the growth of this plant, the uses
to which it may 1 e put and the modes of
feeding it; the information thus gleaned ia
made prominent in the Bulletin.
DESCRIPTION ok Rave,���As many persons
do not know what rape is, a brief description
of the plant may be necessary. It bears a
close resemblance to the Swede turnip in
the early stagea of its growth, but it usually attains a greater height than the turnip
and produces more of stem and leaves. It
has a fusiform and stringy root while that
of the turnip is bulbous. On average soils,
when grown in drills it uaually reaches the
height of from one to two feet, but on soils
very rich in vegetable matter it sometimes
attains the height of at loast three feet.
There are several varieties of rape, but the
only kind grown as a pasture in this country is known as the Dwarf Essex.
Aiuitaiiimtv to Climate.���Like the
turnip rape is adapted to temperate climates. In all probability it will be found
to grow in temperatures that are inclined
to be cool rather than warm. It seems to
grow more vigorously in our climate in the
late rather than the early summer, and it
continues to grow until the time of severe
frosts when not matured at an earlier period.
It is scarcely probable that rape will live
through the winter in this latitude and yet
retain sufficient vigor to produce a crop of
seed the following summer aa in Great
Britain. In our experience much of it has
perished from the intensity of the frosts.
Adai'TAiuutv ok Soils���The most suitable soils tor growing rape are fairly moiat,
free-working loams, rich in organic matter.
Black loams are very suitable after the
plants once get a start in them owing to the
large amount of liumua which they contain.
Muck swamps when drained yield magnificent crops, and the rape grown upon them
tends to reduce the excess of organic matter
which they contain. (Soils that are suitable
' -r growing good crops of turnips and corn
irili alao he found well adapted in most instances to the growing of rape, It will not
grow well on stiff clays, poor sands or ou
any kind of soil deficient in plant food,
Puck in tiik Rotation.���As rape is an
excellent cleaning crop when grown in drills
and cultivated, it may with much advantage be placed between two crops of grain.
As it luxuriates in soils abounding in vegetable matter it may be grown witli much
success on an overturned sod, inverted in
the autumn or in the spring, or just after
cutting the first crop of clover. We have
obtained excellent results after sod overturned in August and sown with rye, cut
green, and then followed by rape.
Preparation ok tiik Sou..���The preparation of the soil will to some extent depend upon the rotation. When rape ia the
only crop grown and the land ia not foul
thorough spring cultivation will be found
sufficient. When the land requires cleaning
autumn cultivation followed by frequent
stirring of the soil iu the spring will be
found effective iu reducing weed life and in
securing that fineness of tilth and retention
of moisture so helpful in the growth of
rape. A favorite method with ua is to aow
a crop of rye in September, to cut it when
well out in head with the binder for winter
fodder, or when in tlie blossom, to be made
into silage. But it would also serve a good
purpose to sow the rye in August and pas
ture fall and spring until the first of June.
After the rye iu either case the land ia at
once prepared for rape. The preparation
consists in plowing carefully, rolling as soon
as plowed, harrowing once a week and making the land iuto drills from 22 to 21 inches
apart just before sowing the rape. When
rape is grown aa a catch-crop it may be
sown broadcast or in drills after the removal
of the previous crop. When sown broadcast the ��� ground may be turned over
with the gang-plow, but when grown in
drills and cultivated the ordinary plow
should be used.
Fertilizers kor Rape.���Although rape
in an average season will give a fair return
from ordinary land it is unusually responsive to large applications of farmyard manure. In average soils, therefore, it is more
than probable that the application of a complete fertilizer will give good results, but in
our experience the largest increase of crop
has heen obtained from the application of
nitrate of soda anil the next largest from
the application of salt.
Skkh anii Sowing,��� The most suitable
time for sowing rape in nearly all parts of
Ontario is from June 25th to July 5th although a fair crop may be obtained when it
is sown earlier, and a full crop may sometimes bo grown as late as the end of July.
For catch crops it should be sown as soon as
possible alter the previous crop has been
The mode of sowing and the amount of
seed used will depin.l upon the object
sought, When the i round does not require
cleaning and also on muck swiunpa and
humus tolls generally It may be sown broad-
east al the rale of 3 lo ,'i pounds of seed per
aore, When sown aa a catch crop or for
green manure similar amounts will suffice,
and the mode of sowing is the same. When
sown in drills from I lo 2 pounds of seed
may he used, according to the condition of
th,- ground. The seed ia ordinarily sown
with a turnip drill which puts in two rows
at a time. It may be obtained Irom any
of our leading seedsmen and usually at a
cobI notexcoedhlg 10 cents per pound.
Cl'laTIVATION, When the rough leaf has
made n good stall In tho rape the cultivator
may bo introduced, ll should run as close
In the line of the rows as is consistent with
the safety of the plants, and the cultivation
should bo frequent until the topsof the rape
havo made a near uppiuaehj-etween the
When the land is fairly clean no hand-
hoeing is required, but when it is foul it
will be necessary to go along the line of the
drill with th" hand-hoe once or twice to remove weed��which need not of necessity cost
more than *l per acre. No attention is
given ordinarily to thinning rape,
Iue Use oi Rape.���Rape is valuable as
manure, and as a cleaning crop.
1. Rape as a pasture. Rape is an excellent pasture for sheep and lambs and for
cattle that are being fattened, and so far
as we can judge from our limited experience,
it will also furnish good pasture for swine.
The nutritive ratio of green rape as given
by Wolfe is 1 i2,B, while that of red clover
in blossom is only 1:5.7. All things considered thc value of rape for fattening ia
from two to three times greater than that
of one cutting of a crop of clover of a similar
In 1NSD we pastured -IS lambs on rape; in
1800, 537 head, and 1891,086 head. A number of these in each instance were carried
on into the winter after the season for
pasturing was over, and it was found that
they fed well when taken off the rape
and put into winter quarters.
2. Rape as a catch crop. The extent to
which rape may be grown as a catch crop is
only limited by the desires of the farmer
and the nature of the season as to the presence or absence of moisture, it may follow any grain crop that has been reaped
early and that has been sown with graaaes
or clovers. In 1891 we grew rape in drills
on 2.IS acreaof land which had already
produced an extraordinary crop of wheat,
lit) lambs were pastured on the rape grown
upon it for 2d days without any additional
food. The aggregate increase in live weight
was at thc rate of 179 pounds per aero,
which at .I cents per pound gives $8,95 aa
the food value of the rape without couaid-
ering the increaae in value of the original
weight of carcaae.
,'l. Rape as a soiling orop, Ourexperienco
with rape aa a soiling crop is somewhat
limited, hut we have found that when it is
cut before the snow falls and put up in heaps
of some size in tho field it will keep for
several weeks. It may then be drawn from
these heaps when wanted and fed to animals
indoors. Although milch cows cannot be
pastured upon rape owing to the taint
which it would give the milk we have good
reasons for believing that if it is carried and
fed to the cows after each milking the results will he satisfactory.
4. Rape us a green manure. Although
ourexperienco in growing rape as a green
manure is limited, thero need he no doubi
as to its pre-eminent adaptability for that
purpose especially when grown as a catch
crop. The roots permeate the soil and the
plants when not matured will continue to
grow until the time of hard frost.
5. Rape as a cleaning crop. As a cleaning
crop we have none that will compare with
rape in all round effectiveness, On soils
suitable to its growth almost any of the
more noxious forma of weed life can be eradicated in a single season, with wise management, except in so far as the aeeda of the
same remain in the ground without germination.
Precautions to be Ouservkd in Grow-
ini! Rape,���Cattle and sheep should never
be turned upon rape when hungry lest they
eat too freely of it. When sheep are put
upon il they may be left there, but when
they have free access to a pasture they will
probably do better. They should have salt
at will but usually do not require grain. On
very frosty mornings, they should be kept
off the rape for a time. The owners of purebred stock should use much care when pasturing valuable animals on rape,
1. That in nearly all the cultivable portions of the Dominion the climatic conditions will be found suitable to the growing
of rape.
2. That a k.ige proportion of the soil of
Ontario is well adapted to the growth of
3. That rape ia specially valuable as a pasture for fattening sheep and lambs owing to
the season of 1 he year at which it grows, and
lo its high feeding value.
4. That it is an excellent food when preparing lambs for winter fattening.
5. That one acre of rape grown in drills
immediately after a crop of rye cut aa a
green tood will paature from 10 to lli lambs
for from 2 to 2\ months, and that when
grown as the sole crop of the season under
favorable conditions it will suataiu a much
larger number.
6. That ordina'y grade iambs when pastured on rape without any other food supplement will make an average gain of 10
pounda per month.
7. That rape is admirably adapted for
growing aa a catch crop to be fed off or
plowed under as a green manure.
8. That rape oa a cleaning crop ia probably
without a rival in our present system of
9. That much care and prudence must be
exercised iu pasturing auimals on rape or
aerioua losses may follow.
10. That rape is not an exhaustive crop
on the soil when pastured or), as what has
been taken from the cultivable area ia returned to it aud something in addition.
Ho Wonder-
Teacher���" Why do you come to school
with your hands and face so dirty, and your
clothes all dust?"
Little Boy���" We're eleanin' house."
The British Govornment, being heartily
tired of the constant difficulties with Newfoundland, has intimated toourGovernment
that it would tend to smooth over many
differences if the colony could be induced to
enter the Canadian Confederation. With
this view negotiationa are now on foot, but
nothing has yet been officially made public.
Several attempts have already been made
to induce Newfoundland to enter the Confederation; but they have failed. In 1SII9
a conference was held between the Privy
Council of Canada and delegates from Newfoundland, at which a basis of union was
drawn up. Canada was to assume the public debt of lhe colony, pay a lump sum of
$150,000 per annum and a subsidy of 80
cents a head, and grant a Parliamentary representation of eight members in the Canadian House of Commons and four in the
Senate. A steam service was alao to be
maintained by Canada. Nothing ever came
of the proposals, but now they are to be renewed, ami there is a vory general feeling
that the negotiations will be successful.
The leading tnerchanta who are interested
in the Newfoundland trade are in favor of
the scheme, as they believe it would do
away with all the differences which have
been a serious inconvenience to inter-colonial commerce. A Woman's Weapon.
"What is a woman's weapon/"
I asked n charming girl;
She dropped her lashes shyly
And stroked a vagrant curl;
Then consciously she niiirniurcd-
This rosebud nowly out;
"1 have a strong suspicion
Her weapon is a pout."
" What is a woman's weapon 1"
1 asked a lover true,
lie turned him In a maiden
Withcyesof heavenly blue,
Her velvet lips wero parted,
All innocent of guile.
And eagerly he answered:
"Her weapon is a smile."
"What is a woman's weapon!"
I asked a poel then.
Wiih sudden Inspiration
tie seized upon his pon.
"(Hi, I could write a thousand,"
He cried in accents clear;
"Hut woman's surest weapon,
J grant -on, is a tear."
The Work of Women.
It is exceedingly aggravating to find
women discarding work just as it becomea
financially profitable and men taking it up.
Yet this happens in numberless caaes. As
soon as one employment becomes of serious
import and of value enough for men to
adopt it, women are quite likely to discard
it, or are frightened out of competition with
their stronger brethren, Several centuries
ago, when the mass of mankind was occupied with feats of arms, women were the
only leeches known. It waa considered a
most womanly act to study the virtues of
herbs and medicines, and even to acquire
the art of surgery. Yet, till within the
last score of years, it has been a common thing to sneer at a woman physician as
those who have stepped out of the limits
prescribed for their sick, Gradually the prejudice aca'iist the woman physician is being
overcome. Many other cases might be instanced where women have gono back into
lucrative employment* from which they
had been pushed by the superior force of
men and made a success of thom. The most
conservative thinker could hardly say that
butter-making was not a woman's employment, but as soon as butter-making is conducted in a large creamery, where it becomea a matter of a thousand pounds a
week instead of fifty, and is conducted on
scientific principles ao that the result is
sure, it is done by men. The tact is that
our farmer's wives, witli their long experience in butter-making, are being driven out
of an excellent and lucrative employment
by the engagement of male and alien hands.
No one doubts that the business of creameries is a success, yet it is to be regretted
that in woman's peculiar sphere she has not
made this success her own, and has allowed
the middlemen to come between her and the
Why should not farmers'wives and daughters in a large neighborhood organize and
, establish a co-operative creamery, to which
they would all furnish the cream? There are
abundance of farmers' daughlera seeking
employment in the cities studying art,
studying what not, who could do all the
work ol such an establishment except the
work of lifting heavy buckets, which ought
to be done by a male employe. There ia no
essential part of the work of butter-making
which muy not he better entrusted to
women's hands than to men's. The establishment should, of course, bo conducted on
strict business principles. There should
be agencies for the sale of the butter in
cities and villages where it will command
the best price, and such agencies should be
in charge of daughters of those interested
in the co-operative scheme. There is no
possible reason why many of the army of
unemployed women who are continually
drifting to the cities for work should not
be aided by such a project as this. There is
always a demand for home-made bread and
cake, home-made pickles and home-made
preserves, at prices which will compete
with the inferior produce of this kind now
for sale. Canning and pickling establishments of a similar kind might also be conducted on the co-operative plan by unemployed women.
It is not our purpose to add to the many
burdens of the farmer's wife. It ia not a
question so much of whether she finds
enough to do as whether what she does
gives the beat result. There is no use of
fanners of limited means educating their
daughters for teachers, for the ranks of
teachers arc over full. There is little more
use in educating thom to write poetry as a
remunerative piofession. What they need
iB practical employment, which will bring
a practical money return.
To Prevent the Odor of Perspiration,
The unpleasant odor produced by perspiration is frequently the source of vexation to persona who are subject to it.
Nothing is simpler than to remove this odor.
It is only necessary to procure some of the
compound spirits of ammonia and place
about two tablespoontuls in a basin of water.
Washing tlie face, hands, and arma with
this leaves the skin as clean, sweet, and
fresh na one could wish. Tho wash ia perfectly harmless and very cheap.
Hints for the Household.
A house to be successfully papered must
be treated as a whole, not by piecemeal. In
other words, however diverse the coloring
of iifl several rooms they mual all harmonise.
A clothes-boiler tbnt is permanently set
on the range and filled and emptied by fau-
ceta ie a great relief from the lifting up and
down of thc heavy copper boiler full of
Cleanliness of the nails is a very important essential. If possible never use a knife-
blade, but at the toilet a nail-brush and
plenty .of soap and water should always be
called into service.
It has frequently heen shown, by actual
experiment, that troubled sleep ani threatened insomnia are corrected by ao simple a
thing as lhe placing of an open bowl ot
water near the sufferer's couch.
A beautiful bread aud pastry table, with
marble top, for the kneading nf the latter,
lias adcep drawer with two tin-lined com-
piirlmenla, in which brown and white bread
may be mixed simultaneoiialy.
Nothing keeps out moths ao well as
papers. If every housewife, when she puts
away her tins basted Up all 'ho crc.ieea
and round the lid of tho box with paper,
alio would find her furs intent when un
The fashion of having two buttons on tlie
back of a gonlIonian's coat ia aaid to haie
arisen from the fact that these were al iirst
frock coats formerly worn by gentlemen,
corresponding button-holes or loops occupying the corner of said skirts.
People who are subject to catarrhal ailments have special need to be particular in
regard to their feet covering; they shoul.l
see to it that their feet are comfortably clad,
their shoes should have substantial soles,
and should come well up the ankles, and
not be laced or buttoned tight.
In making buttermilk muffins take one
quart of sour milk, two eggs, one teaspoonful of soda dissolved in warm water, one
teaspoonful of salt, ami sufficient flour to
mike a good batter. Beat the eggs well,
stir them into the milk, then add the Hour
and salt, and lastly the soda, Bake in rings
in a quick oven.
For apple fritters peel and slice some
good apples, lay them in a soup-plate, dust
over with sugar and some lemon-juice;
leave to stand, turning and adding more
sugar and juice if required, about two hours.
The corea should be carefully taken out
with a cutter. Dip in butter and fry in
boiling lard. Drain well and serve in a
ring, with sugar dusted over.
.ail. .,.,., 11 ,,i
Ways of Women.
Women in Finland consider a kiss on the
lipa the greatest insult, even from a lover.
The average age at which women marry
in civilized countries is set down at 2."> years.
Paris has one woman chemist, Mile. Le
Clorck, who passed a first-clasa examination.
Mrs. Henry K, Updegrave, of Tower City,
Pa., is the youngest great-grandmother on
record.   She ia only 47.
Mrs. Edmund Russell, the teacher of n-s-
thetic gymnastics, says there ia a whole
science in knowing how to enter a room.
Mrs. T'uana Neil, of California, gets $10,-
00') a year in the insurance business, the
largest salary paid to any woman.
The Hebrew Journal says this: "It is
one of the worst misfortunes of women that
falsehood is not as a rule considered a dishonor among them."
Married women live on an average, two
years longer than single women, although
one woman in seventy dies in childbirth.
Queen Natalie is going to London to get
a publisher for her memoirs, In Berlin and
Vienna the authorities forbade all publication.
.Mrs. Rose Hartwica Thorpe, who wrote
Curfew Shall Not king To-Night," is living in California, and is busy on a histoiy
of Oregon.
The late Miss Anne Brewster had read,
under parental direction, Homer, Milton,
parts of .Shakespeare and all of Spencer'a
"FaerieQueen," by the time she was5
years old.
The Princess Couti, daughter of Louis
XI, was upbraiding the .Moorish Embassador for the Mohammedan custom of polygamy, when  I be Moor thus defended the
practice : " Madame,"he said, "aplurality ^^^^^^
of wives is allowed among us because in our pounds of compressed oxygen "in his make-
country we must seek in several women up. The volume of this at an ordinary tern-
the charming qualities which are here to be ] perature, if freed, would exceed 1)80 cubic
'*"""' ���" "���"* " I feet.   The weight of the hydrogen ia only
Dickinson, a  woman of fifteen potinda,   but were this in a free
A Perpetual Person Now Living in the
Eocky Mountains.
Ills Plan or Gaining Inininrtnllly -How
He tarried ll Out.
A correspondent writes thai he knows a
man living i.i a certain region of the Rooky
Mountains who merely wished to live to be
500 years old at least and enjoy himself with
utter immunity from physical decay for lhat
period, and who attained the corporal condition necessary for the fulfilment of his desire by exchanging the gaseous part of his
organism for aluminium. On the occasion
of the correspondent's first meeting him he
explained his materialistic view-a of life and
his other Ideas at great length, and then
spoke of the remarkable project which he
eventually carried out.
I asked him, writes thc correspondent,
how he proposed to defeat the laws of nature ? No man in history had compassed
such an age, except those recorded in the
Old Testament.
"That," said he, "is precisely what confirms me in my belief. If Methuselah compassed nearly one thousand years, why
should not I reach half that span? The trouble is tint aome element in the human makeup ia wanting. I propoae to find it, and
with an electric battery which I propose to
invent I will force out the ephemeral and
weakening elements and introduce a more
substantial one."
"This ia sheer nonsense," I replied.
"The elements composing the human body
are so aptly and evenly adjusted that to disturb any oneof them would result in death,
so that you will only succeed in shortening
the life that God has given you."
At this point in the conversation he
paused for an instant, not from any lack ot
argument but in order that he might scan
me more closely, I waa no less interested
in observing him. He was a man about
thirty-six years of age, and I will never
forget while life lasts the picture he presented while he stood there, his fine form
outlined against the sky, his dark-blue
eyes lighted up with interest nnd deep
thought, his hands clasped as if he would
wring out the secret he so longed to possess.
Suddenly he was roused from hia contemplative mood, and with great deliberation took a paper package trom the inside
pocket of hia coat. Selecting a slip from
the bundle he handed it to me with a request
that I would read it.
I found the slip to read as follows:
Man is composed of thirteen elements, of
which are five gases and eight solids. If
we consider the chemical composition of a
man of average weight, of 154 pounds, we
find that he is largely composed of oxygen,
which is in a state of extreme compression ;
in fact, a man weighing 154 pounds has 9'
wvwuiuv uv o,, < ,i- i ic inn- anc uummi luriil.
" .Most admirably," said ho without any
attempt at evasion. " I am now, thanks to
discoveries in electricity in metallurgy, a
free and independent being, no longer
hampered with cares ; neither am I subject
to sickness, disease or death itself, unless,
perchance, it come in the shape of some untoward accident."
I asked him upon whom or what he had
"Myself,"  he said,   with the  greatest, Saturday night, upon
solemnity.   " It was  four years  bolero i , ,   . > '
penetrated the secret and then all was plain
sailing.   I secured ono hundred pounds of
with that and
found in one,
The late Julia _  ^         	
wealth who resided in .Michigan,  left to j rtate,"at aTemperature'of seventy-eight d��e��
Oberlin College *-40,000, one-half to endow' grees, it would occupy a space equal tn
a chair of lady principal and the remainder
for a department of physical culture for women.
Leading life insurance companies ate establishing departments whore women can
insure their lives as well as men.   It is said , ,��� 	
that all the large companies will be taking Next comes phosphorus, twenty-six ounces,
such risks before the end of the year. j and sulphur three ounces.   The most abun-
James H. Fish, for many years official i dant metal is calcium, more than three
stenographer of the New York Supreme ! pounds; next, potassium, two ounces; and
Court, says it ia easier to find a first-class! iron, one ounce. Of common salt there are
stenographic  clerk  among young women | two ounces.
2,SG0 cubic feet. The other three gases
are nitrogen, nearly four pounds; chlorine,
about twenty-six ounces; and fluorine,
three and one-twelfth ounces. Of the
solids carbon atands at the head of the metal-
oids, there being about thirty-one pounds.
than among young men. A prominentlawyer
said, "I prefer a competent woman about
my place, because she will mind her own
business and won't smoke."
Boulanger's eldest daughter is engaged to
he married soon. She lives with her mother in Versailles.
been the wife of        ^^^^^^^^
years and is with her husband in Tunis.
The Queen has cau-ed her private secretary. Sir Henry Ponsouby, to publish the
fact that she will no longer give the customary gratuity to parents on the birth of triplets in their families, unless in case of exceptional poverty.
" When a woman looks for employment
she looka first into the most crowded avenues. The way in which she finds success is
not there. It is along a little unsuspected
byway which opens just beside her," says
Eleanor Kirk's Idea,
The Swedish bride tries to aee the groom
before he sees her, togain the maatery. She
placea her toot before his during the ceremony and aits in the bi idal chair first. She
must stand near the groom, so that no one
can come between them.
State and Church combine in Turkey to
make a woman's path to matrimony eaay.
Aa long as a single man's parents live, he
may reside with them, but, at their death,
the bachelor muat have a civil and religious
permit before he can get another abode.
Roscoe Conkling refused to attend his
daughter's wedding because she chose to
I read the document through and saw
that it contained a chemical analysis of a
man's body.
"Now do you understand?" said he.
I failed to catch the drift of his inquiry
. and confessed that I waa more deeply mys-
The younger daughter has titled than ever, if that were possible.
Capt.  Diiant for several j    "Can you not see my friend?" he said,
in a low but petulant tone,  "that I propose to eliminate the Hitting, ephemeral
gases contained in the human body and substitute in their place a solid, metallic substance, thus rendering the human form divine, not only in name, hut iu stability and
Yes, I saw. It was plain to be seen that
the man was insane, but in such a case argument was useless, I was then on my
way to Helena, Mon., and was obliged to
be at that place on the following day to
meet a business engagement. I waa dealing
in mines, in those days, and expected to
meet a party of capitalists who had come
out for the purpose of buying a gold mine
which I had in hand. 1 would gladly have
convinced my friend of the utter futility of
his hopes, but deemed the taak beyond my
powers of persuasion.   So I bade him good-
aluminium and with that and my electric
apparatus, which is most complete, I sue-
I ceuled ; but it wua a hard struggle, Many
times I was ready to give up in despair.
The variety of electric currents is almost
limitless. It waa a question of discovering
the right one ; and I thought at times 1
could never succeeded, I succeed in replacing
moat of the oxygen, carbon and hydrogen
in my body with that pure and Incorruptible metal aluminium, which I am abundantly able to prove. Aluminium, you will
understand, is almost precisely tiie weight
of wator, so that my weight is now nearly
the same as before and, what is infinitely
better, I posseaa the strength imparted hy
this wonderful material and am now ten
timea stronger than I was before. No
bacteria can enter my system, 1 am lorever
free from all aches and pains. I take an
electric-aluminium bath once a day and eat
once a day and oat scarcely anything
at all. I am endeavouring to overcome the
laws of gravitation, so that I may float
through space at will, and eventually I hope
to he able to visit the moon when I have
perfected myselt a little further, so that the
breathing apparatus may be dispensed with
and I can subsist entirely upon electricity."
That I was dumbfounded at this statement can well be imagined. But 1 did not
dare ask any other questions, but sat gazing in stupid awe at this man who talked
of thing* deemed unknowable as if they
were as familiar to him as a b c.
" You seem to doubt me," he said. " I
will convince you, and you are the only man
1 will ever take the trouble to convince, tor
they are not worth it." And with that he
walked out of the room, and returned presently with a carbon fully loaded.
" Take that," said he, and he thrust the
weapon into my hands and walked to the
other aide of the room. He turned, facing
me, and bared hia breast, which waa aa
white as the driven snow and shone like
silver. "Now take good aim and fire
directly at my heart."
" Oh I no, my friend," I replied, in great
distress, for 1 thought the man waa surely
crazy. But he insisted. I still refused,
and he touched a button on the wall and I
heard a gong sound. In a moment the workman 1 had seen in the yard entered. At a
sign from his master he took the gun from
my hand and before I could interfere tired
point blank at the breaat of my hoat.
The aluminium man stood like a statue.
I could see the mark of the haden bullet
where it had flattened over hia heart. He
came forward amiling and aaked me to examine the spot where the bullet struck aay-
ing Jake waa a good marksmin and always
did what he waa told.
I was so overpowered with thia performance that a feeling of faintness overcame
ire. I said my friends were expecting me
back at camp, and I hurriedly took my
leave. Once outside, the fresh air revived
me and 1 felt glad to escape.
On arriving at camp I felt ashamed of my
weakness and resolved to return again, but
circumstances intervened which prevented
this for several weeks. But when I did
so, to my intense regret, I found the place
deserted. Whether my aluminium friend
had discovered the secret of gravitation and
sailed away to the moon, i have never been
able to learn.
day, and mounting my horse, rode on towards my point of destination.
That was the last I saw of him for fivo
years, The sale which I expected would
make me a rich man did not take place ; reverses followed, and I found myself at the
end of five years prospecting in the motin-
marrya railioad train hand. To-day that j tains near the spot where 1 first met the
young man is at the head of one of the big- man who was going to revolutionize human-
""*  --"���-J   ���------ '      -       ���    ' jty by introducing more metal and less gas
gest railroad systems in America. The
daughter appears to have had a bttter eye
for genius than the old gentleman,
Mrs. Chauncy M. Depew siys of her
daughters: "One accomplishment that I
am anxious to have them nil acquire is that
of reading aloud well. I consider that a
very neces ary par: of a good education,
and alao that they should learn to enunciate
their worda clearly and correctly."
Cherish the home with infinite tenderness. You cannot love it too much, nor
give it too much lime and thought. Remember, life lias nothing better to oti'ei you:
it is the climax and crown of Cod's gifts.
Make every day of life in it rich and sweet.
It will not last long. See to it that you
plant no seeds of bitter memory : that there
he no neglect and no harshness to haunt you
in after years. Your little ones will die and
go hence with your words and spirit plant- I
ed in their eternal nature. Sons nnd
daughters will JO from you into the great
world, to live as you have taught them, to
be strong or weak according to the spirit
you have engrafted upon them How wiii
you yearn for them, whether living or dead !
How street or how bitter will be the memory of the days when they prattled about
you in the home from which they have gone
forever I So live with them and train thom
now that when they are none you and they
can look back ui the past witii thankfulness anl no! regret,
into its anatomy. ^^^^^^^^^^^
As a matter of cotiac I was anxious to
learn the result of his experiment, believing
in my own mind that he was doubtless at
the time confined 111 some lunatic asylum,
I rode up to his dwelling-place, which
was a beautiful spot by a mountain stream
and near a waterfall. The only person
visible was a man engaged in stringing copper wires on poles in thc yard. I enquired
of him if the owner of the placo was ni
home. Ho said he was in the house, and
usked mc to alight and walk in. I did so,
and to my surprise met my friend of live
years before. He did not look a day older,
ami except that he was intensely pale, and
that his features appeared as if they had
been cast in a mould, he seemed to be particularly strong and supple. Ho knew me
at once, and his greeting was exceedingly
kind. He said he was glad to seo me, anil
1 noticed that Ids voice had a peculiar metallic, bell-like sound that wits pleasing to
the ear, He was dressed in a working
suit and stated that he had just been experimenting with some electrical apparatus of
his own invention. Ilis electricity, he
aaid, cost him nothing, as lie secured all he
wanted by utilizing the waterfall.
Surely, 1 thought, he must be atill on the
hobby, Apparently divining my thoughts
he amiled, but offered no explanation,
We chatted for some timo upon indifferent subjects, but the thought that was'up-
permost in my mind wus the experiment,
At laat I could no longer curb my curiosity,
so 1 aaked him how he had succeeded in his
The Secret Out,
Two young meu who wore anxious to become fly fishermen, but had had neither
time nor money to indulge in the pastime,
and had only given serious thought to the
aport after they had become family men,
went, at the opening of thc trout season, to
a district where they had heard that the
1 mds and brooks running into mill ponda
were not closed to the public. Each chose
a different route. Oue came home with a
few small perch, which he assured his wife
were delicious pan fish, and were almost as
hard to catch aa trout, and wero considered
by many epicures to be the better fish. The
other man had a dozen or more fine trout to
show for his day's angling. Hia friend's
jealousy and astonishment found vent in
"Look here, Tom," he said, "this fly
fishing is as new to you as it is to me. How
do you manage to have always the same result? I've fished in the same brooks and
ponds, and nover got anything but perch."
Tom declared il was " all a matter of
skill and instinct," but Jack determined to
ferret out thc truth. He hired a small hoy
to keen Tom in sight from the time ho
hoarded the train until he reached the city,
and this is tho small boy's report :
" You see when ho got to It he just
went oil'on the hack road and dug about a
pint of worms, and then, before ho went on
the pond, he got a net full of killics Irom
the creek the other side of the dam. Then
he got a hoai and rowed around lhe pond
awhile, kind o' looking around, before he
anchored, and when he found the riglu
plucu ho threw out a fow worms, and then
gol out a book and begun to rend. After
a while he threw out more worms, and kept
on reading, and then he threw somekillies,
and I just thoughl ho was stark, staring
mad; but by and by he put away his book,
got out his pole, and I could see fish jumping
all around his boat. And then, 1 tell you,
he began lo fish,"
" Witli the Ily? " interrupted the hearer.
"Yos-zer, If you mean the new arran;;o-
ment city chaps use ; yozzer, and 1 bet you
he just pulled iu the fish a-smiling all the
limo, and then I knew what a smalt 'un ho
was. It's the best dodge yet, but you may
just bet I'n up to that now."
So was the other man.
At Gateshead on Saturday, after a wedding, the organist of the church and three
young men connected with the choir took
a boat on the Tyne. The hoat was upset,
through two ot the occupants changing
seata, and one of the young men was
A woman named Connolly, at Belfaat on
.     hearing that her aon
id been sentenced to penal .servitude for
three years for assaulting a police-constable,
dropped   dead in iier   kitchen, the shock
having apparently killed her.
A poor woman in Sunderland has by the
death of her uncle, become "interested'' in
a large foi tun��. It sec-ins that he waa one
of the principal Knglish contractors in the
Suez Canal venture, and by speculations
amassed over ��160,000, The only other
sharer in the fortune is a lady iu the South
of England.
At Sunderland, on Monday, Mra Allison,
of Sidney Row, was killed by being thrown
out of a trap which she waa driving. The
lady and boy who were with her were .severely shaken.
A sad fatality ia reported from Caerphilly,
where th; three-year-old child of a railway
signalman, residing in Harding Terrace,
was playing with a halfpenny. Placing the
coin m liia mouth, the child gave a gasp and
swallowed it. A doctor was hastily summoned, and administered emetics, but failed
to recover the coin, and before midnight
the child died.
A shocking accident occured on Saturday
morning at Kwhursi, near Guildford. Two
bricklayers, named Luff and Stedman, were
being lowered into a well with the object
of arranging fer pumping out aome water,
when they fell out of the bucket, in consequence, it is supposed, of being stupefied by
foul air, and were killed. The well was 75
ft. deep.
Mr. Coroner Wyatt held an inquest, at
tho Lambeth Coroner's Court, on the body
of Frederick Budge, aged '21 years, lately
living at 17 Bankton Road, Brixton. Itap-
pearcd from the evidence that the deceased
was found lying dead in the kitchen of an
empty house, situated at IS Bengeworth
Road, Brixton. A post-mortem examination of the body showed that death was due
to asphyxia. Deceased, (said the doctor)
waa no doubt seized witli a fit, and while in
a helpless condition was suffocated by hia
collar, which waa very tight. A verdict
accordingly was returned.
About a week ago a gentleman, a member
of a well-known aristocratic family, escaped
from hia attendant near Birdlip, and has
not since been heard of, although the police
have been scouring Gloucestershire and the
adjacent counties. The gentleman, aa already stated, belongs to a very distinguished family, and has for aome time been confined in a private asylum. It is feared that
evil has befallen him.
On Monday evening, Dr. M'lvor, coroner,
Moneymore, held an inquest in the public-
house of Mr. John Magee, .Moneymore,
touching tho death of Hugh .M'Attaggart,
of Stewartatown, who was found dead the
previous evening in the townland of Tarn-
laghdoe, about a mile from Moneymore.
The jury found that deceased eame to his
death from want of proper care and food.
On Wednesday morning, the Preston coroner received information of the suicide of
Mr. Richard Barton, farmer, Lowe3 Farm,
Duxbury, near Chorlcy. About a fortnight
ago lie was robbed in Chorley of ��.'17, and
had been low spirited ever since. His wife
and nephew both heard him say he would
commit suicide, On Monday last he
'bought a shilling's worth of rat powder in
Chorcy, and swallowed it on Tuesday morning, dying in great agony in the afternoon.
The Manchester police authorities are enquiring into the circumstances of the mysterious death of a gentleman in a cab late
on Monday night. Dccecsed hired a cab and
told the driver to take him to a house
at Old Tratlord. When the Oliver pulled
up he found blood dripping through the cab
floor and Ida fare witli hia throat out quite
dead. He was subsequently identified as a
highly respectable gentleman named Per-
cival, and ia supposed to have killed himself.
A Cork correspondent report8 an extraordinary attempt ul suicide at Midleton. A
girl twenty-one years of age, named Connolly, daughter of a farmer, waa found in a
glen in a semi-conacioua state. On the doctor being fetched he discovered that the
young woman had attempted to committ
suicide by cutting open her stomach with a
knife. Owing to thebluntnessof the weapon
the wound inflicted, though of considerable
extent, waa not deep, anil hopea arc entertained tnat she will recover. She did not
make known her motive for the crime.
Closed Her Mouth,
In a breach of promise case the counsel
for the plaintiff asked the defendant;
" Did you ever kiaa lho plaintiff?"
"Yea, many a time."
"How often?"
" J admit having kissed her every evening when I called to see her."
" Every evening ?"
" Yes; but I waa compelled to do it."
"Compelled���how's thai ?"
"Why it was the only way to prevent
her singing."
Sensational Murder of a Ballet Girl
A murder of a most scnaational character
I waa discovered at Warsaw on Friday night.
A ballet girl named Josephine Gerlaoh waa
found at her lodgings in I'spolna Street with
terrible wounds on her head and body, the
injuries having evidently been Inflicted by
some heavy blunt instrument. The poor
girl'scrieB attracted attention, and a woman
who was seen escaping from the house waa
pursued and arrested. She proved to be a
lady of position named Boguslaws llre/ickas
and iu her pocket was found a heavy hammer with blood and hair clinging te It. She
also had a dagger, and in her pocket waa a
sum of four thousand roubles. Brezieka,
who is 4") years oil, is married and the
mother of four children. It is alleged that
she was on friendly terms with the ballet
girl, and the police version is that robbery
was the motive for the crime, but on the
other hand there are certain circumstiincca
pointing to jealously as being the factor
winch brought about the outrage, Gerlaoh
died from her injuries sood after being
Rosa Bonheur has refused *?firt,000 for
"The Threshing Floor," her new painting.
Cotton seed meal yields sugar that ia
fifteen time- sweeter than cane sugar.
Minister���"The love of money is the root
rfall evil. Parishioner���"That isn't the
worst thing about money,"  "Ah! What
?'   " The difficulty of getting any.'
A snow-white deer has been seen by
hunters near Caledonia, Pa.
An Inquiring Mind.���Small  child
seeing a nogresa in the street]���"Mo
what do black women do when they
to go into mourning J"
Apes never sleep flat ou their backs, as
men often do.
t   There has been no change in blacksmith'
oola for three hundred year��.
want Hi ��� Rootcnmj :?far
R.  '
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SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 1802.
Two Days on (lie Lyttou,���
The City ol Nukus'i.
Lumber is  being unloaded and
added  to the. piles ulna, y dotting
the foreground, and indications nro
pluiitifnl that the greuti r pm I of the
50-;.ere townsite will sunn be under
neuih the protecting shingle.    L'he
bench slopes ge-ntl' tu the bed of tho
lake, an ni ti u Ij ao that at u distance uf
60 or 70 yards from the shore ihe
pebbles at the buttum can bu plainly
so, 11 shining through the pale trans j
iue. nt green waters of th-   bay, uud
it would  be difficult to tin! u place j
Bore suitable for boating my whore
iu tbo proviuco. Tbe lake here seems
to be wider than ut any other point,
and (he western shore, rugged and i
wild though it be, is softened and |
toned by the purplish haze which
distance always lends.    The placo
strongly reminds one of some quiet
watering-plino on the southern English coast uu a still, culm day whon
tho sea is sleeping; but the imagination must be drawn upon tu ouni-
plete the picture���for tho houses at
Nakusp are uot visible,   Standiug
here on the deck of the Lytton, we
find little difficulty in calling up the
Nukusp uf the future.   The dense
forest bus vanished, and in its plaoe
we seo a bustling towu stretching
away inland to Ihe foot of the mountains, while on its outskirts several
toll smokestacks denote the position
ot inmbor mills and manufactories.
Trains are coming und going north
ami south, and a magnificent station
marks the centre of the town, while
various shaped church   spires rise
high over the surrounding buildings.
Long rows of warehouses stand un
huge wharves  built ont  to  deep
water, where steamers and barges are
loading ore, pigs of lead, silver bars
and lumber, aud others unloading
coal, coke and various merchandise
Two are three miles below the town,
and couuectod with it by railway,
are several large smelters in active
operation, The beautiful bay is
dotted with pleasure craft, while- out
on the lake the snow white sails of
half a dozen yachts lend an additional oharm to tho scene. But the
stentorian "All aboard" of the uiutu
rudely destroys the picture, and we
see Nakusp���as it is.
Reluctantly we leave this beautiful
spot, but the sublime scenery ahead
is said to be the ue plus ujtra of the
trip from Iievelstoke to Robson, and
fortified with nn excellent breakfast
of tender, juicy American mutton
chops, we aie ready for it. Tbunks
to the courteous invitation of Cupt.
(Short, wo mount Iho ladder to the
pilot house, from which vantage
point there hursts upon the view one
uf the must magnifldout pictures ever!
shoivu upon nature's canvas,
To describe tin Narrows and the
entrance to the Lower Arrow Laki
Would be to a cerliiin extent a reeapi
filiation oi lie di soripti >u gi\ u i il
week of tin journey to .Nakusp, but
that depiction  must la- in:, usjflm]
and magnified a hundredfold
justioe t,, ii,e magnifloenoe spread
before ti,-now    As wc Lave  ., th r
the time nor Ihe space for this, we
must permit our  readers   to   fori;;
their own ideal, well knowiuf
nothing the* cm im  [ine, :.
they can bring I     re their m    .
eyi, cau surpass the reality,
Getting well down the lake *������ ire
shown "the natural bridg -.
osity in tlie ahape ol a bri ig
thrown across ai basin ou th
shore.   Further on,
narrows  to   the   rn, r    DC
Capt .Short |' lui     il oi
shore what is it ailed "I
which is really
kept lawn in the    Id
glass, as smooth an i trim ,.-
oeutly cut wi;h n :, i
doited here aud there will
spreading fc
gr nped,   Bill
No -igu of life mi
foi onoe i feel
1 .���..���;���!.   in lie I   e
through in five hours, or only ten
houi from , vel -���'.. I he distauee
from Nukusp lo Eldorado is '20 miles
It) '"- irail u ' .- t A an Lake,
l'he steamboat on Slooan Lake is
nearl* i ompleled, und the route will
in nil probability be open within the
next week or ten days. The scenery
on the Sloean is said to be very
1 eautiful
Mr Neanlt, C.P.R. eontraetor, has I
taken the contract for grading the
streets of Nukusp, and tho work will
be proceeded with al mee.
A sawmill is to be i reel-,,I forthwith
which will he kepi fully employed
for a long time to oome, as building
is becoming general. It is thought
here thai in te land will have to be
cleared for thu townsite before the
summer is over. One of lhe firm of
llili Bros, oi N Ison i:: here looking
lom site to erect a sawmill on, He
prefers Nukusp to Nelson,
Several prominent Americai capitalists aro now here, with the intention of investing money either at Nakusp or Eldorado, i bev are going
in to have it look at tbe mines.
During a thunderstorm Inst week
two prospectors in the mountains
near Eldorado wore struck by lightning, and ouo of them���W, Tonkins,
a line-built young man���was instantly
killed. His oompauion, ti. J. Tabor,
was badly scorched about tho body
and the toes of his boots wero burnt
off, but ho was able shortly alter-
wiirds to go for assistance. The body
waB carried down the steep mountain
to Eldorado, A specimen of mineral
which Tonkins held in his bund was
found to bo molted.
Tho same day a body, too much
decomposed for recognition, was
found on tbo other sido of the ridge.
It is supposed to havo been lying
under tho snow nil winter, and may
be the remains of a man named
Randall, who left N
All accounts due R, E. Lemon, at
Revelstoke, must be paid before July
1st. to himself or to 1 is Solicitors,
Carbould & McColl,
Beautifully situated on the Luke
shoro at lh,- entraneo to the best nnd
shortest road to tho Sloean mines aud
Eldorado City, The best fishing uud
bunting in ibe distriot, with grand
1 oating and sketching facilities for
tourists aud artists,
11. i\. Coursier
Tin. Bah is supplied w
,'ith nil-
Best brands of wines,liquors
and cigars.
Tho accommodations of tho Hotel aro
of the best.
, Clothing,
year and has never since been heard
Now discoveries are reported almost daily from the Sloean, and it is
expected that with the opening of
the trail a big rush to the mines will
take pliice via Nakusp.
Everyone who eoincs hero is delighted with our situation, which ia
pronounced to be the best for till
purposes in the Kootenay country.
From now until tho eud of October
fishing and boating oan be indulged
in to any extent. Tho Lyttou Btopped
hero four hours ou her last trip, and
ono of her passengers was successful
iu Inking three good sized salmon a
Bhort distance out in the bay. The
fishing will be better later ou, nud
i visitors will tiud every convenience
and comfort at the hotels hero,
Calgary and its tributary district
is graphically desoribed and clearly
illustrated iu ihe June number of the
Western World. The views oomv
priso some of tbe principal buildings, residences, streets, &c,, and a
numb r of ranch and farm   i nes
which jjivi  a ' '.'���il idea of the char-.
nol     il ' lontral  Ub.-rto   ���,     engravings are wi II   xeeul  i, and well
in th i dard of the
publi tion, Mr. Mi lytn nx St, John
ooutrib ites " Thi '; h iiderJnnd
to Fain I tn I," ill atrative : thi
. . ;. fr ii. Ni �� V rk and 11 i -
real to Cbiuu a I Jn| a ,'ia Winnipeg. Tl ������ is . il tains a large
���' matter d  i
ii        ut ol Uani-
,  North.-*       ''      . .   I
C Min.i,:,i and the >> rthwest Cerri-
.... ',.'���:: in     :   .-
tion in ri . .r.      in migration, railway com    oti ft should be
n inta to know
'     ���               f thisc  intry
This town, magnificently situated on
the Upper Arrow Luke, is the
shipping port for tho
Sloeim Mines, is
Slocan Laki; and Eldorado City
by a
good, levol
trail 18 miles in
length, and is bound to
speedily  become  a  place of
considerable wealth nnd importance,
Townsito amps and all information
on late last Iils to purohase of lots can be obtained
,*v.--.���:��� ��������� ���aj��ac*'.T,aK3B
Revelstoke Station Post Office.
The undersigned will Sell by Tender, on the 30th of June, tho STOCK
nf the Estate of David Morrioe, of
Rogers' Puss. The stook amounts to
$1,200, including building occupied
its store. The slock consists of Dry
Goods, Groceries, Boots aud Shoes,
lints and Onps, Gloves, Clothing,
Patent Medicines and Small Wares,
nnd ouo Pool Table.
Also bitliiuce of Stock of Estato of
J. H. Carroll, Beaver, B.C. This
stock amounts to $500, and consists
of Dry Goods, Clothing, Hats, and
Boots and Shoos,
Sealed tenders will be received till
the 80th Juno lor tho abovo mentioned stocks.
J. 0. PITTS,
Stoves. Tinware. Crockery, Glassware. Carpets.
Doors, Windows, Builders' Hardware*, Paiuts, Oils, Varuisltcs.
Bakery in connection with Store.
West Kootenay, B.C.'
Close to Station, Post
C. N. NELLi.6 & CO
llld Telgriiph
Messrs, C. B. Hume & Oo,
Revelstoke Station.
Consignment of Butter and Eggs received every week.
Conducted ns a first-olass Hotel, the
comfort of visitors being the
iirst endeavor of the
Bathrooms and evert Convenience.'
Kept tor nso of guests and rosidonts.
The scenery around Illecillntraot is
unsurpassed for grandeur, and tourists
thi Wei ihantu' lintel one of
' comfortable and best equip-
ed in the mountains.
Railwav Men's Requisites.
Furniture & Undertaking.
Has a large Stock Of Household Furniture, Cdfiin's, Caskets,
Shrouds, &c.
boIi tide ol
ovi r tbe In
to be then
int ,'i' .
1 irk "i
t,i":   .   h
m uisi'ii
behind thai
lin- bi ad   :
wooded ni i In
ing river   md
fr ;.'.    \f-. that's the
on wlneli we in   n I bin  ,
BJon ��i'-'        lave   ivi
enongh to buy that d   i
, ,,'.i
\.-\i\l SP  ITEM 4,
| PROM o
Fourteen ad Uti in il m
Ir, in rk "i  the  lo   .   m il      I
Tl ui "da*, which will lie e b
|i rough i-i i I ean I. ;. ��� I
in ,i.   I bo trail i   I-    ii    in .
und mu   lh on     tlm   .,, un r
!l i   |ii  i, um ml by ejpi rl�� 1.0  be  i
Bret elai-n ji b, uud is   erj
travel, tbe iwc'enl tn i i     lo be I
,si gradual i In be ear*' I pi rei | ti
hi , while llie ii, "'"i,' i ,.",,, I, ,
ii, Dearly a h vel
,\r,.i gemoi i - are no i in prog ri
it tiaM-iini* tin) Diaila for Eldorado I
i .
nor any i ni��si
The Under ih.med has
Pack & Saddle Horses
. I   li.l.i,' [LLEWAJT,
���   , i, and ia pre-
al  packing
requ i 'I
>.T  I', ' BLE RATES,
A N li
i i,
,ii��' |''iu
a l-t h 111
r    hi
l;   ���i If,,
,'      rtmi nt of the Inl- run-,
| i ,..,,.    I    - '
' I    r i,'. Htation will
ri a . ���' [irompl attention,
J, I*. Callaway.
W. J. LAW,
Merchant Tailor,
- ai '  I'.K    tation)
k i, \ i; i, n rn i< E,   is.c.
a -.nnBY -'i1" k nr
t n ���. i- li VV orated*, Seotch nnd
Irish   I'Hii-ils mnl Sul'-ftiH
'I  IT ,i I,. III l I   ,   I I.I, i  \l'i II
TIT   ANT*  M'KF fn* '.''ARASTKFri
AU orders by mail or
express promptly
Alljdesoriptions of'
gold and silver.
W, A.
Notary Publio,
Notary Publio
(Wining, Timber und   It<-ul  Estato Brokers and General
Commission Agents.
Conveyances, Agreements, Bills of Sale, Mining Bonds, ete., draw np
11,'irtH and Accounts Collected ; .Mining Claims Bougbl and Hold ; Assess-
n fhi ��oi k mi Miinng I'liiJiiiH Attended to; Patents Applied for, Etc,, Etc.,
Lots .in Townsite of Kevelstoke for Hale and Wanted, Agents for Mining
MaHunorv, Etc,


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