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The Nanaimo Semi-Weekly Mail Jun 6, 1896

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 Is the time to have your
name put on the list.
Keep Posted
On the issues of the campaign by reading the
Nanaimo Mai 1 .l"y«SH£
Is our business, and the superiority of our work commends itself, while as to prices
It Is Profitable
'Yo deal with us. All classes
of work for all classes of customers is our specially.
NO. 55.
They say it is not; maybe so; but look over this
order we filled a tew days ago.   It may help
you to judge.
2.rillis Good Kaisrns %\
121bs Good Currants, cleaned  1
121bs Prunes, choice	
81bs Evaporated Peaches	
lOlbs Evaporated Apples  1
lOlbs Choice (Jodlish  1
10 tins Good Sardines  I
l'Jllis Farina  1
121b box Gloss Starch  1
10 packets Corn Starch  1
H tins Good Jinn  1
8 boxes Rest Pigs  1
171bs Rest Sago  1
1 box Yellow Soap  2
2 burs White Castile  1
7 packets Pearline  1
1 .no.
1 .no.
l .00.
(10. .
8 bars Sapolio	
1 tin Coal Oil	
7 tins  Milk	
41bs Green Coffee, extra  ..
Gibs Chicory. Rest English.
1711.s Pearl Barley	
olbs Eagle Chocolate	
31bs Cocoa	
41bs Dessicated Cocoanut..
. zo.
roTinuTHE eusi
JJllUf!.   |;;,pi(i Ailvaiif
Provinces Cannot Enact Pro-
hibitory Laws.
I'lieir rowers Limited  to Granting
Local Option lo Mlinicipalltcs.
Judgment of Hu- Imperial
Privy Council.
$21 i.
%!. 70
f4 70 is the amount nf the duty on this small order. In adlitlon there is
the wholesaler's prod ton Unit amount nnd my smnil prolll mi nil. Tbe man
who gave the order paid the whole lot. Maybe il isn'l a lax, Still If you
note the figures you will see plainly tbut you can gel more for your money
than elsewhere, ul
The People's Store
On a careful examination of the
judgment of the Privy Council, the
conclusion must lie reached thnt
their lordships have not expressed,
nnd did not intend to express, nn
opinion upon question No. 1 : "Has
n provincial legislature jurisdiction
to prohibit the sale within lhe province of spirituous, fermented or
oilier intoxicating liquors?" They
have definitely answered ihe inquiry
regarding local option, and have
belli iiml both llie.-'roll net nnd the
provision regarding local option arc
within lhe powers of the Dominion
Parliament ami local legislatures
respectively, They hold thai the
authority i" pass llie ;• cot! act has
been assigned to lhe Dominion Ly
section 91 nf iin- 1',. X.A. act, under
which parliament may make laws
for the peace, order ami good government of Canada, 'i'he power lo
pass llie local option law is given
io the provinces Ly section 02, Nos,
13 uml Hi, which assign to their exclusive jurisdiction (I) "property
and civil rights in the province,"
ami (-1) "generally all mailers of a
Being .Made iu Social
ml Commercial Progress.
If Michael Romanoff, the founder
i.f lho present dynasty, is cognizant
of events in lhe material world, he
must  have   been well   satisfied wilh
the splendor ami magnitude of the
display al .Moscow when his youthful descendant, Nicholas Romanoff,
was crowned Emperor of ,',]| tlm
Russias, investing him with power
ami authority lo rule over one-sixth
of the land surface of the globe ami
whose subjects number more than
The Emperor of Russia is, by
what Russians are pleased tu call,
"divine right," the autocrat nf V\nn-y
inch of lhe vast nation; besides, he
is lhe supreme bend of lhe church,
thus being lhe vicar of the Almighty
in all matters appertaining io the
material ami spiritual welfare of
the people. That this power has
been often abused, no one will pretend to deny; but since 1861 reforms have been instituted Fully as
rapidly as lhe people were ready lo
appreciate them. In ihat year Alexander 11. issued a proclamation
which emancipated lhe slave-, bul
not without indemnifying those who
hail claims upon them. Thai event
was lho beginning of a new era in
Russia's social and commercial life,
ami no slop backward has sim-c
been taken. Although .Nihilism Las
been rampant, even conspiring to
overthrow the system of government, the empire has moved forward. The educational system has
steadily   improved   until   now   ii'
Allium!  Session  of tin
National Council.
y Iiiipoi'lnnl Questions Dismissed.
Organization Now Extending'
From Halifax lo Vancouver, Ii. t.'.
The Scene of Jameson's Memorable
Encounter and Surrender.
Mr. I-'. II. Lockwood of Johannesburg
bus paid a visit to Doornkop, near Krn-
gersdorp,  the scene of   Dr. Jameson's
memorable encounter with the Iioers,
and sends  the  following account of his
visit io the Uetford and Gainsborough
Thins (Nottingham): " Leaving Johannesburg, we go along by the main reef,
which   is dulled   for miles with  gold
mines. The mad is very rough in places,
, being over bills.   A drive of two and a
hub hours brought us  to the scene of
the   lulu battle,  where Jameson's 400
men fought against over 4000 Boers. All
the  bouses we could see at Doornkop
were only about half-a-dozen in number
and were principally occupied by Dutch
The niiver acting as guide, we
and  intelli-   were   shown   the   respective   positions
held by both parties during the encounter.    We then visited the grave wherein
lie the poor fellows who lost their lives.
of lhe council is to secure the exten- The grave is part of an old disused pros-
sion  of  the political   franchise   to pet-tor's track.   There are seven buried
The third annual meeting of the
National Council of Women of Canada, recently concluded in Montreal, has given an object lesson in
the power of organization, nol only
in stimulating reformatory efforts, farmers.
but in concent rati n|
gently directing them, ll is a common misconcention that the mission
together in this one grave, just as they
were found after the surrender. There
is some talk of the bodies being taken
up und reburied at Krugersdorp, and the
present burial ground is to have a wall
nuilt around to mark the place. Next
we come to the dead horses of Jameson's
men. They still lie scattered all around
the place. Needless to say, however,
they are now nothing but bones. There
vjg ,    ,       , u  (lf is not a tooth nor a hoof to be seen, all
of these having heel, taken by visitors as
mementoes of the war, All the bullets
una cartridge cases have been picked
women, and much criticism Las
been bestowed on its supposed efforts in thai direction. Composed
as ii is of delegates from local organizations made up entirely or
partly of women, and from societies
of similar membership having a
national organization, as many d
women's political enfranchisement
merely local and private nature in compares favorably with neighbor-   ,„-     	
ing countries, and no more liberal r11?*-reprfetu''-   °
phere  of  their
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ctl'Li L'liO^
In Black and Tan.
I the province.
As to question No, 1, their lordships say it differs from the question to which the answer has been
given in this respect; that it relates lo matters which may possibly become litigious in the future, accomplish
but has not yet given rise to any
real and present controversy. They
further observe that, the question
being in in its nature academic
rather than judicial, il is better
fitted for the consideration of the
officers of the Crown than of a court rope. American farm machinery
of law. This is a distinct statement may he seen in all the agricultural
that question No. I has not been districts, and in many localities
answered, except in so far as an farming is carried on as scienlifi-
answer lu the question regarding cal ly oa anywhere. Railway con-
local option has a bearing upon struction has been steadily pushed
local option for the whole1 province, between the more important trade
further, their lordships say that centers. The Siberian railway is
''any reply given   to  the question| one of the  greatest enterprises of
| will  necessarily depend   upon the
can be  found in the council as in
anv similarly-constituted organiza- up—ul least, all that could be found.
lion of men.' The council exists for An old Dutchman living close by sella
,i     •   ,   ,,•       , •   ,       , ,.       • them   at   Ibe  rale of  three  for  Is. bd.
the intelligent interchange oi opin- Near the horses is the house from which
ion on matters of interest to women, Jameson secured ihe Kaffir woman's
ami no argument is needed to prove white apron to make the Hag of truce.
its beneficial influence, not only to 'I'he Boers had a splendid position. It
,i       ii       ,       ,.   i   ,     ,i ■',-       wnuld have taken a  large army to have
ihe delegates ami   to the societies  ,-      , ,,       • .   .,     B       ,,. :      .,
. forced them into the open.   Picture if
Within the y0U ean Jameson's men, about 400 in
influence.    "How   number, on the top of a bill, with hardly
any cover; so small, in fact, as to consist
of only half-a-dozen pieces of rock, which
wus very poor shelter, and  the Boers
;d  no  more
nalroii  of  art,  science  and music, •     ..,
will be found in the old world than : "'"""f can besl '*ach ,il"".',! "'
the  Russian  autocrat.     Still,   his dren the necessary elements of phy-
ii,   ■   ,i       ,       I, i Siology,     in-li   e ii    a lianer sc cct-
Itfe is threatened because be cannol     ,    r- '   ,      ,       ,,   *   *
i   ,        ,        , ed at random troni the programme,
do in a day what requires years to
is suggestive of the wide field of
I usefulni ss open to this organization.
Russia is essentially an ngnoul- i]l(. frea discussion of such prob-
tural country, and so helping has |emfs tjie Intelligent comparison of
been the policy oi the guvernmenl ,;iv..,„,,„, views and instructive ex-
in recent years that Russian cereals
now exerl a powerful influence in
all llu   breadstuffs markets of Eu-
to spread a
among    the
Ladies' Canvas Oxfords,
Ladies' Kid Oxfords,    j
Children's Tan Button Hoots and Low Shoes,
>3n Black and Tan.
Cash Boot and Shoe Store,
No. 17 & 19 Commercial Street.
E, I'. C. JOHNSON, Mion
Do Not
circumstances in which they may
arise for decision, and thesecircum-
stances are iu this case left lo speculation."
The conclusion, therefore, to be
drawn from the judgment is thai
the Privy Council has decided that,
under tne authority of the B. N. 'A.
act, section U2, No. 16, "matters of
a merely local or private nature,"
the provinces have the righl tu pass
laws regarding local option, and
that the words, "merely local or
private nature,' when used in connection with provincial matters,
have reference to localities or municipalities within the provinces,
and not to a whole province as representing a collection or unii of
municipalities. 'I he power, therefore, of ibe provinces is a limited
one. On lhe oilier band, their bad-
ships hold thai, as  ibe Dominion
modem times, and when completed
will have a total mill age of nearly
500(1 miles. Several hundred miles
ure already in successful operation,
and     by    il     new    and
mining  and  agricultural
have been made profitabl
and ac-
ible. Over 6,000,000 bushels nf
high-grade wheat were exported
from these new regions lasl year
regions as yet sparsely settled    am
nearly all around them. All round this
hill are koples (rough rock), behind
which the Boers took up their position,
and of course were able to tire at Jameson's men without themselves being
seen. Jameson's men hardly had the
chance of a shut to any advantage. What
made it worse for thc sa-ealled raiders
was the want of water. A spruit (small
stream) ran a few hundreds of yards
from their position, but it was guarded
bv tha Boers, who prevented them from
obtaining the water they so much needed. \\Y met the old Hutch farmer who
buried the troopers who were slain and
to whose h.mse also the wounded were
taken,   He said that Jameson washed
and eared for the wounded, and in fact
did all for them he could. He said he
Bhould always think a lot of Dr. Jameson, for he was a brave and good man.
i'he place being only about 15 miles
from Johannesburg, has been visited by
thousands si nee the buttle was fought,
immigration oi women, the impor- ...-*•
periences, cannol f
leneficial influenc
homes id the Dominion.
The experience and observation
of an intelligent woman during a
life of ordinary activity is of inestimable value, and it is indeed fortunate that a perfect organization has
established a means of communicating ami perpetuating such acquired knowledge. The council discussed such public questions a
I  we li-fl it  with sorrowful hearts,
talion of waifs and strays, the excess thinking of the brave and gallant men
of home lessons for school children,   w'ho had fought with dauntless courage
the working of associated charities
and  thc  introduction   of   manual
training in  schools.    The discussions naturally called forth widely
divergent  views, but many of the
suggestions and experiences record-
, ml «ill be found of material aid in
islatton   through   such
great inducements are being offered I*-! ,   . ?-
;.. ,i.„- r ...i ?...:._,    debatable ground.     Many of   the
to the farmer.- of other countries to
settle on the line of the Siberian
railway, which many arc la ting advantage of.
The government   is cm
the i-i iblishineni of manufactories
of every kind thai can (ind the raw
material  within   the empire, and
boasts are already made thai the
time will come « hen Russian-made
g Is will be found in active competition  with   ihe  manufacture of
subjects were beyond the ordinary
sphere of legislation, but the discussions were none the less valuable.
Among these may be classed "The
■■•- recent development of athleticism
among women aud girls," "Therelation of food and recreation to in-
■ i inI■■ ranee," " How to form home
leaning circles," nml "How to encourage Canadian literature." The
council   makes provision for com
municating   lis   views   on   public
government may make laws fur the other countries m all   the markets questions to the proper legislative
As the New Sprint; Season,
is now upon us	
to come and inspect our stock of
Our stock this season we assure you is
complete in every respect and bound
to please. It comprises all the latest
novelties, etc. A very fine and well
assorted stock of Ladies' Sailors and
Children's Galatea, Silk and Lace Hats.
Crescent Store,   , Nanaimo, 1?. G.
peace, order ami good government
of Canada, the Scot) acl is i stilu-
lional. 'I iieic is no restriction or
limitation in the words, "peace,
order and good government of Canada," ami it is presumably lei'i to
the Dominion I arhument to say
what shall be embraced therein.
Parliament has so far decided
Iiml lhe peace, order and good government of Canada will be maintained by a restriction of the liquor
traffic in the manner provided by
the Scott act, and the Privy Council
has supported Ibis view. If a limited restriction conns within the
powers of the Dominion, a still further restriction, even to total prohibition, must also be within their
powers, and therefore with  the Do-
\ minion Parliament alone rests the
j power to puss a total prohibitory
J measure.
'*••  I neck.    While in this pOBltlon McKenzic
At the concluding meeting of the! senior engaged In a little pleasantry by
ltritisli Women's Temperance As- \vay of applying bis boot to the China-
sociiilion, yesterday,   various reso- man's after part,   The light was stopped
| lotions of a temperance oharacter, by a bystander, E, v. Chambers, who
and urging lhe government  to  in-  wbb the principal witness on behalf of
Bist upon Armenian  roforms, were the i iplainant,   His  Worship, after
adopted. Votes of thanks were ac- slimming up the case, lined the defend-
corded to Lady Henry Somerset and ant *16 and costs, T. B. !'.. Mclnnes
Miss   Francis Willard  amid great  appeared for the defense and G. F. Cane
| enthusiasm.' J fur the prosecution.
of the world,    tl   is  n  mistake to
think of Russia as a country whose
people and rulers  arc still  groping
in the shadow of  ba rbai isiu.
at 9 m
Assaulting a Chinaman,
Tho charge of nssauh nguinsl .1. W,
McKenzic cnnie up before Ihu police
magistrate this morning. The evidence
produced brought mi Ihe following facts:
A Chinaman named Ylck (Ion..!, while
riding on his I ieycie on Victoria bond
on Monday last, between 12 und 1
o'clock, was stunk on the back by a
slonc thrown by the son of ,1. W, McKenzic, of Victoria Load. The Chinaman was knocked off his wheel. He
followed the boy into Mr. McKenzle's
yard and was unceremoniously pushed
out by thc boy's father. Afterwards a
scuffle was engaged in on the sidewalk
by thc boy and the Chinaman, the buy
having his arm around ihe Chinaman's
bodies. Among the matters vt men
will be broughl to the attention of
ihe Iloiniiiioii (mv,-i-iimi-iii by petition is the need oi nu dical aid in
the Northwest Ten itories, In three
years thc organization of local councils has extended from Halifax to
\ ancouver.
who had fought with
against fearful odds.
That Five-Acre Wiseacre.
Editor .Mail: In last night's issue of ibe Free Press Mr. Mclnnes
is referred to in a very scurrilous
manner by a no less prominent person than Five Acres, simply because
he dared mention Mr. 1). \V. Gordon's naine. Surely the difference
between Mr. Mclnnes and the late
Mr. Gordon is not greater than the
difference between our Lord and
His followers; and if they were deprived of the right of mentioning
His name, what would become of
Christianity? Still, if one judged
from the source from which it emanated, or at least take the signature
for granted, be would not be surprised, for altho' there are good and
wise men on live acre lots, there are
others who display anything but
common sense. When a man pays
an ex irbitant price for five acres
of gravel land, I ean hardly see how
he could be held responsible for any
opinion. As to Mr. llaslam doing
so much publicly and privately, I
can only say that publicly he filled
eat in the House of Commons,
This rapid development and un-  bul  privately be has done much,
equaled success are due in a great  butforwhom    for Andrew Haslam.
measure lo the work of her Excel-  While enconiums are not in order,
1    -    ....    o:    i is us*l | must say for Mr. Mclnnes, at least,
' e straightened up our police
the influence of her position and
devoted her recognized ability to
promoting the organization and furthering its objects. In thus recognizing her ladyship's distinguished
services there is no lack of appreciation of the able manner in which
they have been supplemented by
the other olliccrs and members.
Some of the opinions and resolutions of the council have been
warmly combatted by the labor organizations. In view of (he cleavage  which   makes   almost   it  caste
distinction between employers and
employes in industrial callings, it
need not be expected that the council   ami   lhe   labor   organizations
j shall   sec   eye   10 eye  on questions
I having n d reel hearing on industrial problems and disputes.
affairs in this
lity, Cedar District.
The Methodist Conference is session at Winnipeg to-day, by a
unanimous vote adopted a resolution in favor of civil nnd religious
liberty and the maintenance of a
uniform system of non-denominational public schools.
The election in Oregon has resulted in a victory for the Populists.
Two Populists, Quinn and Yander-
berg, have been elected to Congress,
and ex-Governor Peniioyer mayor
oi Portland by u sweeping majority.
The committee   of   the French
Chamber of Deputies has   unanimously approved lhe  bill making
j Madagascar a French colony. aOFYRIGHT I1Y AMERICAN PRESS ASSOCIATION, IB»4
At. Hie close of the meal the two men
Went out together, pausing 1'nr a minute
at the half open front, door to watch the
dashing raindrops vex the limpid pool
spread overall the yard. One of the long
summer storms bad broken since morning. The sky was a dun cup, without
fold or i-i ft. Thc slightest hollows held
such rainy runnels as assured all who
knew the lay of the land that the creeks
must bo at flood. It wius full of sharp
hills, fruit which the waters ran fast as
they fell. Already above the plash of the
rain came lhe roar and boom of torrents
in the lowlands. Hut young Fauntleroy
stepped without the hall door and said:
".Major Overton, 1 feel ibis intrusion
of mine to bo so impertinent that if your
woman will return me my own garments I will make my way somewhere
else lill the storm is over. "
The grim ghost of a smile played on
Major Overton's face.
"That would be suicide, which is the
worst form of cowardice," he said.
"Either side of ns is a stream that now
a man with two good arms conld not.
safely pass on horseback. Ou foot, and
crippled you would surely drown.
Kidgeley's door can let no man go out
to his death. Stay and bo sure of your
welcome until you can go in safety. "
"If only you would let me speak," the
oilier began. A gesture slopped him.
Major Overton had raised bis hand, a
look of pain unutterable upon his face.
After a minute he suid slowly,as though
weighing each word:
"It is not, my wish to embarrass yon
or add to your discomfort, but surely
you must understand that of all men
you are the bust with whom 1 can discuss—anything."
"Why. because of that old trouble?
Believe me, Major Overton, whatever
imputation there may have been in tho
past, I do not believe"— Young Fauntleroy burst out before he could be silenced. His pause, when it came, waa
due to amazement The old face fronting
him was rage incarnate, Ihe old hands
clinched hard. By a supreme effort Major Overton controlled himself and said,
half turning away:
"Belief amounts to nothing, certainly
as against deeds. It is just possible that
you came in ignorance of some things
that havo gone before. Pray pardon mu
if I ask to be spared further reference to
all painful subjects. Be simply the
stranger within my gate for thu rest of
your stay.''
"In one minute, sir. All 1 ask is that
yon will believe I came simply with the
honest purpose of trying to better a bad
matter, a very sad one. I am not u
sneak. They told mo to approach you
under a feigned name, but I refused. I
did not give my full name at lirst because  I  feared   to   startle  the   young
"Will yon come to my office for a
smoke?' Major Overton said, us though
he had not heard, leading tho way to a
sinali bare room just off tbe back piazza
As Ihe I wo came into it they found
themselves face to face with Dare. She
did not Mush, look conscious or seek to
evade, her grandfather's disapproving
eye. Instead sho gathered up a handful
of torn papers, and stepping to the door
stopped beside it to say:
"1 know yon would want to smoke,
grandfather, so I lit the fire, if it is July,
and put pijies ready tilled thereover the
I!Very good. I am obliged," Major
Overton said grimly, stepping so as to
hide his granddaughter from his guest.
Dare moved lightly aside, drew a chair
to the corner of tbe hearth and said to
"Sir. down, and I will give you a light
for your pipe, as you have but one hand
"Yon spoil mo, " he protested, sinking
into the scat and looking straight into
the girl's eyes. Major Overton frowned
heavily, took the girl by the arm and
Jed her through tin' door, saying, "Stay
in yonr room, Dare, until I send for
By midnight the storm had sol-lied nnt
its wrath. Morning broke fair over the
radiant, new washed world. The rays of
dawn were struggling through the window panes ere Allen Fauntleroy dropped
Hfileep When at last his (.-yes opened,
the sun was high in heaven. His host
stood at his bi-dshlc, grayer, harder,
sterner looking in tbe light of the golden day than in that of rainy skies. Yd
■till his voice was a well bred monotone,
bare of all feeling.
"Pardon nm for disturbing yon. I fear
you slept poorly," bu said. "But a
friend bus come in search of you, and I
had no choice but to wake yon. Ib-re
comes Jubilee with your boots. He will
help you to dress und wait on you at
breakfast. Take your time. There is no
need of hurry. I will lake cure that your
friend does not grow impatient."
"Who is it—Hawkins? I thought he'd
look me up if the horse got back without me. I beg you not to let him get at
that precious old brandy. He will stay
till ho drains the bowl," Young Fauntleroy said in an effort to speak lightly.
He was far from feeling so. Al 1 his sleep
had been a phantasmagoria of trouble
of thick clouds, of swellingwators, with
Daro in tho midst of them, swept forever away in their flood The night
through ho had not hidden from himself
tho fact that in thoir all too brief encounter sho had taken captive his heart
and Ids fancy. Ho muBt not, ho conld
not, would not go away without, further
sight and speech of hor. Ho would not
Startle, maybe distress her with any
talk of love. Instead ho would speak a
littlo of tho gratitude he felt for her
timely aid and beg her, if ever tho timo
came that sho ueodod help, to remember
that, she had in him a faithful friend.
But how aohiovo so muoh, guarded as
she was? After breakfast he must go
away, and throughout the meal mammy
would certainly attend him. If be could
get her away—a voice broke through his
musings. Jubilee, black and slim, with
woolly head and big upturned eyes, stood
iu the door, saying:
"What corrections docs you have ter
gimme, sir, 'bout putiiu on your
Jubilee, turned 11, bad been to free
school since he was tl, imd now could
spell in three letters, knew all the figures except seven and had a great desire to use the longest words he board
and to overcome liis tendency to the dialect of his race.
Withal be was a sharp lad, as full of
resource asof mischief. So nmeliyoung
Fauntleroy discovered before bis clothes
were iu place. Dropping his voice, ho
spoke rapidly to tbe boy, who answered
with winks and nods and hushed "Y'es,
sirs." As the stranger made an end by
pushing $1 in bis palm, Jubilee said:
"Who—e.e—I do my best, sir, but
maybe I can't. The olelady is very ex-
Notwithstanding, when young Fauntleroy sat dawdling over rolls, coffee and
boiled chicken under mammy's wrathful eye, Jubilee's head came through the
door, Jubilee's voice said in accents of
weary disgust:
"Aunt Diney, you better come help
nie. Somebody's knocked over your turkey lien, aud Ihat old fool ishuffiu it to
the woods as fast as her young ones can
go. I ran so hard tryiu to bead her, my
breath is still (dean obflustieutod"
"Do laws a massy, 'pon my soul, dat
ole lien tukkey gwine make ine lose all
my 'ligiou, quor'lin ai 'or," mammy
cried, making a dash for the door. It
hardly closed behind lur when Dare
'.•nine through the one opposite and said,
with a rosy flush:
"Jubilee said you sent for me. Do you
want your arm bandaged afresh?"
"No, no. Something much more important. Miss Overton — Dare—come
closer, please. Lay your hand again in
mine. Ah, thank you for coining! I scut
for you because I—what I want to say
is—don't take your hand away—1 shall
never forget yon. Your kindness, your
help, and—and—if ever—1 oan straighten all this tangle 1 shall come back tc
you. Meantime if I can serve you—one
never knows what may happen—you—
you are to give me the privilege. Dou't
forget that, "the young man said dis-
jointcdly, holding fast to Dare's hand
It was harder than he thonght to
rhoke back the words of love, yet tc
speak them would be madness. She
would leave him in affright. Yet he
could not forbear raising to his lipB tho
slim rosy lingers that lay fluttering iu
his own.
"Why should I remember you?" Dare
asked, half turning away. "Next week
you will forget my existence, except
maybe as the heir to a claim that troubles yon. Ah, you sec, I know something
of family affairs. Believe me, 1 am not
so disloyal to our side of the quarrel as
to have coine here thus clandestinely if
I had not thought that maybe you needed
-1n■—wero in pain that 1 could ease."
"1 am," Fauntleroy said, getting
quickly to his feet and flinging his sound
arm around her. "Dare! Dare! I love
you better than my life. I did not mean
to tell you just yet. lt is so sudden. But
from the first look of your eyes into
mine as you knelt, an angel of rescue,
beside that living grave, I have fell that
i belonged to you—solelv. entirely; liiat
I Would giro my lifo for you aud tiio
happy in the sacrifice. "
"Yon may have the opportunity elsewhere," Major Overtoil said from the
door behind him. Hawkins darted
through it and caught young Fauiitlo-
roy's arm, crying out:
'Allen, Allen, are you mad? Come
away at once. You should never have
come here, though," turning to tho old
man, who stood a statue of white fury.
"I swear, Major Overton, ho did not
know everything."
With one stride the old man canght
Dare's arm and essayed lo drag her from
the room. Tic girl shook herself free of
his hold and said, with eyes outblaziug
his own:
"I am no child, grandfather. Even
from yon 1  demand tho courtesy due a
"I see. You demonstrate your woin-
tnliood by slinking thus to a rend.,*
give my donbt. of you," the old man almost sobbed, drawing the girl's hand
through his arm as though to lead her
away. She half turned from him, but
not iu anger, and said to her young
'' (Joodby. Go away, please, and forget
that you ever came.''
"1 go, since I must, but I will never
give you up so long as we both do live,"
Allen Fauntleroy said Even as bespoke
sho vanished. Hawkins caught his arm
und drew him away to the vehicle waiting outside the door. As they took their
seats in it Major Overton stepped over
the threshold, gave them a courteous
adieu, then laid his hand lightly in detention upon the reins and said slowly:
"Mr. Fauntleroy, 1 give you safe conduct from my home. If over you set foot
ou it again, your life will pay for it."
"I cannol 90, Mr, Fnuntteroy.   / am an
tous, " the old man said  through his
teeth.  Faimtloroy sprang to the girl's
side, caught her hand iu his and cried
" Major Overton, you—no man shall
breathe one hurtful word of her. Here
to your teeth I beg her to como away
witli mu as my wifo—chosen, honored
above all the world "
Daro shivered through and through,
A rod tide swept up over brow and
check, then faded, leaving hor white,
with oyc.3 of fire. Sho was so young, barely tnniod 17, all this seemed so wonderful, sotorrible, it put her happy, careless
girl lifo years and years behind her. She
drew her hand gently from Fanntleroy's
clasp and said, staring straight beforo
her at hor grandfather, who stood a
shaking embodiment of speechless fury:
"I caimot go, Mr. Fauntleroy. lam
an Overton. I cannot turn against roy
own, no mut tor how I may be wronged''
"Forgive me, Dare, forgivo met You
aro your father's chlld^ thank Qodl For*
Until they were past the ford that
marked Kidgeley's boundary line, Alle.11
Fauntleroy sat silent, leaning in his
corner of the carriage. Hawkins spoke
once or twice, but getting no answer relapsed likewise into silence.
When they had splashed through tho
swift stream, still flush and palely turbid. Fauntleroy said, druwiug a long
"I conld not hear it upon his ground,
but now in heaven's name tell mo what
all this means."
"Seems to me a matter of names,
Fauntleroy versus Overtoil — Overton
versus Fauntleroy," Hawkins said, folding his arms and sticking his chiu iu
tho air.
The other looked at him impatiently
and said very low:
"Don'* fence, Hawkins. Tho time for
that is past Tell me now, 011 your honor, the whole cause of grievance that old
man cherishes. "
"Why didn't you ask him? Y'ou had
time enough. Bnt 1 reckon you were
so struck with the girl you forgot everything else. 'Pon my life, Fauntleroy,
you must havi- rushed things. It is not
quite common to find a fellow proposing
formal ly to a young woman ho has
known not quite 24 hours. But if you
could make the riffle there—run away
with the girl—what a card it would bo
for ourside! She's thc major's sole heir,
and with her thus well in hand tho syndicate would grab at the property ut our
own figure."
For answer Fauntleroy called to tho
driver:  "Stop! Open the door!"
"What's wrong?" asked Hawkins impatiently as the man clambered down
►0111 his seat.
"Nothing," said Fauntleroy, "only 1
refuse to ride wilh a man who gives mu
insult in place of information."
"Y'ou aro a touchy one," tho lawyer
retorted, banging to the door. "Goon,
Dick. I'll give this young man what ho
"Very well, but lie a little careful
how you do it," his client retorted, sinking back upon his cushions so as to look
the other full in the face. Hawkins
shifted a trifle under the scrutiny, but
"You are an uud fish, Allen—nearly
as odd as the old one back thore," nod-
iling behind them "You know I warned you against going there—as yourself,
ihat is. If tho old man hadn't known
who you were, I'm persuaded you would
lastly have got into his good graces,
■nough so maybe to induce him to listen
10 reason. You see, you are to him not
merely tho heir and ii'.-ont of the Faunt-
lcroys. lucre's a heap more that you,
that almost nobody knows."
"Why wius I not told?" tho young
man asked sternly. The other laughed
disagreeably, saying:
"Well, now, it's a bit awkward to say
to a fellow in plain English, "Your father was a thorough paced scoundrel.'
But that's the frozen fact of tho case."
"How did lie prove it?" The tone was
even, but Hawkins saw that the other's
eyes had begun to blaze. He drew a little more away before he said:
"It's a long story. Did you never hear
how he died?"
"He w:is drowned beforo ho was 30,
five years after 1 was born—at least that
is what I have been told and believe."
"Correct, not u doubt of it In fact, I
BOW it myself, and somebody elso was
drowned with him. Can you guess who
it wius?'
"No. Not my mother?"
"Not by a long shot Sho went mad
ut your birth and spent tho rest of her
life—10 yean—iu a lunatic asylunu I
don't think Peyton, your father, ever
cared much for her or she for him if the
truth were told The old folks made tho
match. So it isn't astonishing that after her misfortune the light of him set
her fuirly wild So ho put her wholly
out of his mind and went thu pace, I
tell you I wius a lad in  those days, but
remember well how ho opened people's
eyes, lie drank his company blind, yot
went away with hcud in air, bet high
and nearly always won. Whilo as for
women, tiny ran after him until I wonder he didn't despise lho whole sex.
"One winter he went to Alabama aud
thero met Margaret Overton"	
"Tho major's daughter?'' Allen cried
iu spite of himself.  The otlier wont on:
Glftd She X.lr«a In America.
"I'm glad I livo iu America," said a
protty yonng woman, tulking to a Philadelphia Inquirer reporter, "because I
nm never afraid to travel by myself.
Last year I was iu Loudon and wont
around with a friend who is married,
and wo woro spoken to in an insulting
manner overy time wo wont out. Paris
was still worse. People speak of tho
French politeness, but it is only n
veneer. The men would got in front
of us ou every street eoruor and smirk
and oglo and chatter like monkeys. I'm
glad I didn't understand anything thoy
said. Thero aro no men liko tho American mon, and I never was so fully ublo
to appreciate it as I am, now I havo
seen thoso of othor nations in thoir
own lauds. Besides, tho girls aro
treated better hero than auywhere olse
ou earth, and I don't want to cross tho
ocean any more."
tarn engulfed nnd drown deliotauBly.
Soft Kiusio, like n perfomo, nml sweet light.
Golden with audible odors exquisite,
Swathe 1110 with cerements for eternity.
Time is no more,   I pause, nnd yot I Hoe.
A million nn-es wrap mo round with night.
I drain a million ages of delight.
I hold the future in my memory.
Also I have this garret which 1 rent.
This bed of straw and this that was a chair,
This wornout body like u tattered tent,
This artist of whioh the rats hnve eaten parti
This pine nf opium, rage, remorse, despair,
This soul ut pawn und this delirious heart.
—Arthur Symons,
When ladies go alligator hunting,
Ihey should clearly understand that
people whom they find and associate
with freely iu an Alabama bayou should
not always be bowed to in Piccadilly.
This sounds simple—an axiom, in fact—
but. because Miss Wilcoxii did such un
uncalled for bowing, things happened
which put two most respectable families in a condition of open fury, aud I
earned dislike as lhe origin of evil. As
a matter of accuracy, my yachtmate
was far moro guilty than I. Ho had
gone it-fishing one day in his shirt, and
had spent eight hours sandwiched between wind and water, and had naturally returned with his legs bitten red
raw by the sun. Ho developed a temper
in cousoquenco that would have made
him shunned iu the pit, and I was driven into 11 deed of temporary separation.
Our yacht was then in the bayou of
Bon Secours, which opens off Mobile
bny.audihoman with the sunburned legs
said with many adjectives that movement for him was out of the question.
Ho remarked that lie wonld stay on the
sloop and fish for gaff tops'ls (as they
call the catfish), and cavallns and sheep-
heads and sharks and whatever else he
could got, and said that polito conversation was 11 strain to him. Ho slated that
(aircrew (of 0110 negro) would makea
suitable butt for his future remarks,
and put forward tho suggestions that I
should take myself off. "Go and hunt
alligators up tho lagoons, and livo a savage in the swamps, nud eat crackers and
Irout, and catch fever if thoro's any
throwing about," said tho man wilh
the sunburned legs. "That'll be about
yonr furm." So I pitied tbo nigger and
went off—in pulo pink pyjamas and the
ten foot yawlboat.
The subsequent sail down the lagoon,
under a brazen torrent of sunshine,
came as ono of the seven pleasures of
life. There was 11 great wall of trees on
tho landward side, rearing itself from
tho water's lip in a hedge of undergrowth. To southward, from over the
rambling line of dunes, with thoir
fringes of scrub grass and palmetto,
came tho dim bellow of the surf ns it
creamed and crumbled en tho white
gulf suud. And down tho silver ripples
of the lagoon thero blew uu air, faintly
salt,which chilled the wet cotton against
one's spine.
The lagoon bayed to an end, and there
opened out another channel to be punted
through, 11 narrow winding canal of
twirls   uud   branches   through  quaking
marsh laud, a waterway rustling with
fish and ablaze with yellow lilies. Cardinal birds peered at ouo from tho bushes,
and purple herons thrust out curious
beaks from tho grass clumps. It was all
very peaceable and extremely hot.
Then there came a lako with islands,
u lake of water called by conrtosy fresh,
whicli was lemon yellow to look through
and black to look upon. It swarmed
with fish, which took tho hook and were
supped upon for their sins, and because
thero was no whisky in tho yawlboat for
dilution it served us a bevcrago iu all
its sulphurous uastiness. Then the suu
dippod behind tho forests at tho back,
nud night followed liko the shutting
down of a box. One mounted a bullsoyo
lantern on tbo hatband, which would
shine dowu a rifle's sights, and put out
again in tho boat, puddling stealthily. It
is not always easy to distinguish between a firefly aud the gleam of un alligator's eye, and shots ure apt to be
wastod and the neighborhood scared.
But ou that night fortune held, and the
lead went home six several times. Then
the dead wero made more safely dead
with tho ax, and their slayer laid him
down to sleep ou tho boat's floor with
his head besido tho ccntorboard trunk.
So passed my first night away from
the sloop. The morning wus occupied in
the process of skinning, aud then once
more ou toward tho east. Thero were
more hikes und more canals all full of
thoir own new woudors, uud ever away
iu the distance ou tho starboard hand
was the noise cf the surf as it broke
whoro tho logs from the gulf rivers bristle iu the milky sand. Iu into afternoon
I came to u higoon with 11 wooded island
in it, and among the treos of tho island, whon thoy grow distinct from one
another, I saw a man.
I bore down ou him under sail, fnr
thero was a spanking hreeza coming in
from tho soa, and when wo wero withiu
hailing distaueo tho boat grounded.
"Do you want to land here?" he
"I don't mind if I do."
"Then shove off again nnd drop down
to the tail of the island and luff up
sharp whore you see u harked tree ou
tho beach. There's no deep water until
you come to thore."
I did as ho told me, put the boat's
nose on a small beach of pebbles and
waited, smoking. I waitod half an hour
maybe, and then he strolled up very
leisurely with his thumbs iu the wuist
belt of his trousers, I can't say ho
seemed overpleased to see me. He asked
with point what I had oomo for.
I told him, nud then said, "By the
way, you're u varsity man, aren't you?"
"Yes, Oxford—tho Houbo. You uro,
too, I've a notion. "
"From  over tho way—Pembroko."
"Well, if you'vo nothing better on,
leave your bout nud come up to my
place. Sorry I didn't tumble to you at
first, but then you don't look over respectable just now. Am you much down
on your luck?"
"Oh, I'm not hunting alligators professionally.   I'm here for amusemout."
I concluded ho was there because he
had got into trouble with the law of the
land elsewhere, but I did not suggest
this because it is considered rude to
touch upon family man01 s uninvited.
But after a minute he broached the
topic himself. "I'm hero for amusement
myself," he said. "I'm hero permanently."
By this timo we hnd got into a bit of
a clearing inside the wall of trees—u
patch of sorghum, another of sweet potatoes, another of corn with stalks that
stood ten feet high, and a goodly planting of green tobacco plants, with shambling palmetto growth at the back.
"Faith," I said, "you've queer notions of a pleasure resort. "
"I'm a man," ho said, "with r.11
imagination. Consequently I make a
most comfortable hermit. Come in and
take a hammock. Where's our eight on
the river?"
I told him, and we went on hard at
boating shop till the sun went ont.
I began to have a strong idea Ihat the
man was mad, but I stopped my hunger
on his victuals for all Ihat, and then relit my pipo aud went un with the talk.
From tho other side of the clearing
cnnie the noises of lhe night—the chatter of katydids and rustle of jarllios, the
love song of tree crickets and toads, the
deep reed notes of frogs iu their patches
of marsh, and through all mingled the
heavy diapason of the surf, from across
the dunes, aud the forest, und the black
waters of tbo lake, mellowed by its passage through tho purple night. 1 am tho
most practical and unpoetioal creature
in the world, as 11 general thing, but the
influence of it was too heavy for me. I
started on to chat again about tho boats,
aud about women and yachts and books
and tho other interests nf tho outer
world, but the things fell flat, and presently the talk died out of us altogether.
We lay there, hung in silence and sensuously drinking in what the night gave
up. We must havo spent hours without
throwing down a word.
Then Atcheson spoke. "That is my
usual concert, "he suid. "One gets to
like it."
I did uot answer at once. I conld not,
although his words camo clearly enough
to my ears. A sort of mesmeric doze
pinned me down.
When I managed to rouse, I felt angry
with myself for weakness and spoke
with a sneer. "Y'ou must find it mighty
monotonous," I said.
"A mistake; an utter mistake. It is
full of infinite variety; it never ropoats
itself, and I know, becuuso I havo listened to it now for three years, iu calm,
iu cyclone, iu ovory kind of night which
Qod will give. It is his orchestra, hut
until tho taste has growu ouo does not
know this."
Another pause. Then, "Are you going
to write about this Walden pond uf
yours?" I asked.
"I nm no Thoreau with a pen. Bo-
sides, I am selfish and if I could set this
down I would not. One mun in ten
thousand might understand, some wild
fellow who had lived iu tho air with tho
things that grow in tho air away from
the pestilence of cities, and ho wonld
nover lift a book, but tho others would
either yawn or deride and I tako it this
is no matter to ho profaned, And yet
thero is nothing new in it at all; only
tho old things changed, I have rambled
ovor tho world and seen and tried most
pleasures; the sounds hero give it all
back to mo again, only hero it is idealized. ''
The spoil of tho placo was closing
dowu again and pinning me. I ronsed
myself with an effort aud sworo for relief. "Atcheson," I suid, "Ibelieve you
aro eithor tho devil or Circe witli 11
changed sex. Be merciful and speak no
more and let me sleep. If I listen ou, I
•hall forget the place from whence I am
oomo uud stay here and become us one
of the swine.''
"I am sorry," Atcheson said, "and
because I do not want converts or companions I will suy no more. Therefore
sleep you."
ft ft. ft ft. ft ft
Tho miasma of the lotus was in my
veins and I knew it uud feared. I woke
sullen and suspicious with tho first lift
of duy aud got down to my boat. Atche-
sou came after aud cried a pleasant uuf
wiedersebeu, and I answered with a
scowl and throw out the sculls. I was
very nugry with myself aud still moro
frightened. I had beeu iu that kind of
temptation bofore aud know what it was
afterward to wish thut I had fallen.
Consequently I made up my miud to get
back to the yacht without a halt and so
put in u duy of savage toil, aud because
the sun above burned like a kettle of
molten brass and the air baked, tho material pains of the body gave nie other
matters to think about And wheu I
mude out the sloop's riding light dancing on her forestuy I knew thero was
another antidote close at huud. The man
with the sunburned legs was 11 very cur-
uul nud practical sort of person.
He received mo uffably. Ho fed me
first with sumptuonsuoss, reforred to the
decrease of his own affliction, und then
told me thut we and tho oystermau no
louger had the bnyou to ourselves.
"The Van Sciuks have come in with
their schooner," ho said, "aud they'vo
a girl on board who says she knows you
—a Miss Wilooxn."
"Ah," I said, "I know hor well
enough. Wo used to seo u goodish deal
of one anothor once."
"If you meau thut you were spoonB
ou tho lady," said the man with the
Buubnrned legs, "I guess you'd bettor
forget that She's engaged to a Yankee
man from Massachusetts now, a person
with culture nud dollars—heaps of dollars—about 10,000,000 of 'om, sol believe. And being unno iclalis sum 28,
she knows what is a soft thing and is
not likoly to chuck it up. Take off those
rags aud put on something respectablo
and we'll make the nigger scull us
noross. Sho said I was to bring you
whon you tnniod up."
"Not now. At present I am going to
turn in to sloop. Probably I shall dio
in tho course of the night. It will save
mo the trouble aud paiu of kicking myself if I do."
"Did you, "said the man with the
sunburned logs, "iu the course of yonii
wanderings find 11 placo where thoy eoldj
com whisky? Oh, you're snoring already, are you? Surely it's drunk you J
aro, my sou, because otherwise you'voI
oomo hack very dotty. What rot to goj
aud livo like a hermit all by your lone-
ft • ft « ft «
Miss Wilcoxii was 11 young woman!
with a great notion of having hor own'
way.    Had I known her less I should |
have tried to avoid speaking ou  a matter  which  I preferred  to keep silence
npon.    Being acquainted, as wo were, I
did not  bring out  auy fntilo Btubborn-"
Sho wanted to know what thero was?
to be seen iu the lagoons and lakes, and]
I told her, with one reservation, hut^
my tale did not quite hold water, and i
she twigged that there was something I
left out and demanded to hear what it |
was, whereupon 1 shrugged my shoulders helplessly and told her about Atcheson, chapter, commas and verse,
merely lying in the solitary instance of t
a personal name.
"You say that ho is a Christchurcli 1
man?" she demanded, when I had fiu-j
"Did I sny so?"
"You did, and you mentioned alsol
that he rowed against you at Henley's
for the Stewards' and Ladies' pluto.
That fixes him. If you'd doue mo tho
compliment to remember, I was down ,
there on a houseboat that year. And so,
of course, his name isn't Fuote at all?"
"Perhaps it's got changed," I admitted  weakly.     "Men's names  do,   you1
know, when they climb down the scale '
as he's done."
"Hum," sho said, and pulled down a
chart of the northern gulf coast from
its cleat in the cabin roof. "Now show
oxactly where this hermit lives."
"Tho chart's all wrong. The place
thore isn't surveyed. "
"Precisely. Bnt you've been there,
and you know tho lay of it. Don't bo
filiy. Your powers, my dear Mac, in thut
direction aro notorious. Here's a pencil. Fill it in accurately and tell me ,
tho landmarks from the gulf side."
"If you go up thero and seo this fellow: and sleep oven one night in thoso
Bwamps, you'll catch fever aud dio;
also tho mosquitoes and tho sand flies
will eat most j)f you before death conies.
Don't bo 11 fool. What inure do yon want
to know about, the mail? Stay here, and
I will tell you."
"My excellent Mao, I have pumped
you dry. For the rest I must seo him
myself. And I shull not die of fever,
because I shall get this yacht to tako me
around to the outside and go from thore,
and so not have to spend a night ashore
nt all. Nor will the insects of tho
swamp devour me, because I own a wide
brimmed hut and a large and most ex- A
colleut veil."
In nn hour's time the two yachts were
standing out board and board over the
bar which guards the entrance to Bayou
Bou Secours. Thero wus a romping
breezo from the nor'ard, and we sped at ^J
eight knots past the low shore, where
only the tree stems show ubove tho water. Then we slipped out through tho
channel between Dauphin island uud
Fort Morgan, and liftud to the swing of
Hie outer sea, running east along the
gulf coast.
Of course Miss Wilcoxn did go to seo
Atcheson. I took her to the island myself, through au intolerable maze of
lakes and waterways, and told the Van
Sciaks that wo hoped to slay alligators
by daylight, which is probably the baldest excuse a grown man with a pretty
invention ever uiudo. But I will givo 1
tho girl credit for one thing—she didn't
Btuy talking to the follow for more than
ten minutes. What she said to him I
don't know, because my instructions '
woro to stay by the boat and see that it
didn't drift awuy. But when she camo
buck and wo rowed off sho found causo
to comment that Atcheson was a curious
"I told yon. that before," I said.
"Now you've learned it for yourself, I
trust you're satisfied?"
"I am entirely, Mac. I hope you are
But whon I got back to town, and to
my vast astonishment saw Atcheson
there, then a light began to dawn upon
me. He was marching down Pull Mall
as largo us life and very resplendent.
Ho had ou u frock coat down to his
heels, tho last gift of tho gods in the
way of lint and tie. and a new reaped
chin, whicli stood out refreshingly while
against tho rest of his countenance. Ho
shook me by the hand and said I was 11
groat man. Then we went iuto 11 club
uud talked fur several hours without u
stop, aud ho explained to mu how a
hermit cannot herniitize unless he bus a
disease vulgarly known as the "hump."
"It's enjoyable enough whilo you
have that," said Atcheson, "hut when
tho hump goos tho bottom's knocked
out of tho hermit business ultugethur.
What n filthy, squalid brute I must have
been all that time."
"But you liked it woll enough?"
"I beliovo I did, iu my morbid way.
But it's over nnd done with now, thank
heaven, and 'I'm going to marry Yinu-
Yum, Yum-Yum, yonr unger pray tarry'— Oh, bother, I've forgotten tho
words. Jove I I shall have a lot to pick
up again."
"Thut's a fact," I said. "Ordinary
sanity, among other things. And so
you're going to marry Mary Wilcoxn,
after all?"
"It's a sure thing. Of course her people wero mad, because I'm not very well
off, don't you kuow, and the other Johnnie's peoplo are mud, too, at his being
cut out. But you're tho porsou they
can't got over. It's you thoy wore wild
nt principally. Thoy will persist in it
that you were at the bottom of tho
whole thing. Isn't it delightfully fanny?"
I didn't think it funny at all. I roako
quite Buflioieut enemies off my own hat
for personal consumption. Aud besides,
as I have snid, if the other fool hadn't
got his logs sunburned, I shouldn't have
gone off solus in the ynwlbout and meddled with Atcheson nt nil.—C. J. Cut-
cliil'e Hyne in Chambers' Journal. t.»**-;»-*^^(sS---^^*-re
State Chemist, California:
The Royal fulfils all the require-
| ments.    Our tests show it has greater
leavening power than any other.
About Stationery.
j Evory girl should practico writing ou
fciper  that is  not ruled, for tho finest
Rite paper is without linos.    There is
lothing about which a woman of refinement is more particular thau hor stu-
lniiery.  Iu spite of tho beautiful shades
aryiug from pale cream to deep purple,
jfae  usage of the best society remains
hie   samo   yoar   after    year—uumely,
[jlain,   thick,   whit*  paper  for formal
brrespondenoe,    A  dolioately   scented
.chel should  bo kept iu tho portfolio
jfith tho paper.
Black ink is usually preferred, though
I ilike gay colored paper, colored inks
kn not rejectod as being bad taste.
The choice of pens lies with the writ-
Ir. Teachers will tell you, however,
■'hat you are more apt to blot with a
[irge pen. The writer's advice is to
Iractic^ with a business pen, for by
Ihat means alone cau freedom in penmanship be obtained. A line pen requires
thin penholder, and, us every one who
[.as done much writing knows, a short
Jir thin penholder cramps the hand.—,
I'largaret Comptou in Brooklyn Eagle.
i a woman snouia ne nm... ,-mu u«
lisses and caresses, even to her husband.    We get tired even of eanvas-
tack duck If we have it every day.
The Tolco of a Child.
Professor Druuimond tells tho story
of a little»girl who once suid to her father: "Papu, I want you to say something to God for mo, something I want
to toll him very much. I have such a
little voice that I don't think he could
hear it way np iu heaven, but you huvo
a great big man's voice, and he will bo
Biiro to bear you." The futlior took his
littlo girl in his arms and told her that,
even though God wore at that moment
surrounded by all his holy angels,
sounding ou their golden harps and singing to him one of the grandest and
sweetest songs of praise ever was heard
in lieavon, he was sure that he would
say to thom : "Hush I Stop the singing
for a little while. There's a little girl
away down on the earth who wants to
whisper something in my ear." '«
rladness Comes
1 X/ith a better understanding of the
I' V transient nature of the many physical ills, which vanish before proper ef-
[' -ts—gentle efforts—pleasant efforts—
Lditly directed. There is comfort in
file knowledge, that so many forms of
lickness are not due to any actual dis-
jasc, but simply to a constipated condition of the system, which the pleasant
JTnmily laxative, Syrup of Figs, promptly removes. That is why it is the only
remedy with millions of families, and i.s
everywhere esteemed so highly by all
who value good health. Its beneficial
effects are due to the fact, that it is the
Ine remedy which promotes internal
Ileauliuess without .debilitating the
Irgans on which it nets. It is therefore
till important, in order to get its liene-
lieiul effects, to note when you pur-
lliuse. that you have the genuine arti-
lle, which is manufactured by the Call"
lornia Fig Syrup Co. only und sold by
111 reputable druggists,
I If in the enjoyment of good health,
Ind the system is regular, laxatives or
■ her remedies are then not needed. If
lillictcd with any actual disease, one
liny be commended to the most skillful
[hysiciuns, but if in need of a laxative,
s should have the liest, and with the
ll-informed everywhere, Syrup of
J ps stands highest and is most largely
Iced und gives most general satisfaction.
Gcrtrado lloiiklus.
Miss Gertrude Hopkins of Cleveland
was recently appointed official stenographer of the Cuyahoga county common
pleas court. She has been engaged iu
stenography and typowritiug for four
years. Sho has reported a mimber of
important cases iu tho courts and has
earned tiio reputation of being one of
the most proficient stenographers in the
county, especially at court work. Miss
Hopkins is described as a pretty and accomplished young woman, who keeps
house in a eoay little home for two
younger sisters and a littlo brother, their
parents being dead.
Marifiiret Seymour Hall.
Miss Margaret Seymour Hall, daughter of the Into Rev. Dr. Charles Hall,
the venerable lector of Trinity church,
Brooklyn, has inherited her father's literary talent, Sho is an indefatigable
worker, particularly fond of the study
afforded by travel and of utilizing the
impressions and knowledge thereby
gained. Miss Hall is New York correspondent of a Hebrew newspaper, the
only one of its kind published iu the
Holy Lund, lt is named The Hind—the
uuoieut name of Palestine.
From early child-'
hood until I was'
grown my family J
spent a fortune}
trying to cure me (
[of this disease. I visited Hot Springs I
land was treated by the best medical 1
[men, but was not benefited. When*
. all things had "T fl AII failed I de- ^
termined to L It? IIH try S.S.S.
land in four I 11U 111 months was i
[ entirely cured. The terribl; eczema <
, was gone, not a sign of it left My
[general health built up, and I have I
I never had any return of the disease. I
J I have often	
| recommend-
1 od S.S..S. and
b have  nevor	
yet known a failure to euro.
J3EO.JV. IKWIN, Irwin, Pa.
, Never falls to cure,
j even when all other I
remedies have. Our i
. treatise on lilOiKl and |
1 skin diseases mailed
" free to any address, i
SWIM' SITCirlC CO , AtlanlA, Ca.
any return oi tne aisease. I
T. A. Slooam offer! to Bend Two Bottles Free of Hia Kemedj to Cure
Cousumptlon and All Lung- Trouble!
-An Bllzlr or Life.
Nothing oould be fairer, more philanthropic or carry more joy in its wake than
the offer of T. A. Sloouui, M. ()., of 183
Pear, street, New York. Perfectly confident that be has an absolute remedy for
the cure of consumption and all pulmonary complaints, he oilers through this paper to send two battles tree to any reader
who is suffering from lung trouble or consumption, also loss of flesh and all conditions of wasting. He invites those desirous of obtaining this remedy to send their
express and pustothce address, aud to receive in return the two bottles free, which
will arrest the approach of death. Already this remedy, by its timely use, has
permanently cured thousands of coses
which were given up, and death waa looked
upon as an early visitor.
Knowing his remedy as he does, and being so proof-positive of its beneficent results, Dr. Slocuni considers it his religious
duty, a duty whioh he owes to humanity,
to donate his infallible reinedv where it
will assault the enemy in its cidatel, and,
by its inherent potency, stay the current
of dissolution, bringing joy to homes over
which the shadow ot the grave has been
gradually growing more strongly defined,
causing fond hearts to grieve. The cheapness of the remedy—offered freely—apart
from its inherent strength, is enough to
commend it, and more so is the perfect
confidence of the great chemist making the
offer, who holds out life to those already
becoming emaciated, and says: "Be
The invitation is certainly worthy of the
consideration of the afflicted, who for
years, have been taking nauseous nostrums
without effect; who have ostracised themselves from home and friends to live in
more salubrious climes, where the atmosphere is more congenial to weakened lungs,
and who have fought against death with
all the weapons and strength in their
hands. There will be no mistake in sending for thase free bottles—tbe mistake will
be In passing the invitation hv
Mr. Wallace—Is your Mister Alice an nbllnhiK
i: 1 rIV Willie— Obliging ain't no name tor It
She's nil thu time obliging me to do what I
dou't like.
I I llllllll H»»!»♦♦♦♦»♦«4♦♦♦» lllllllllllll   •
E orncc op
Dear Sir:
You are entitled to receive
FREE 'rom your wholesale dealer,
BlackwelTs Genuine
Durham Smoking
XOOaCCO you buy. One bar
of soap Free with each pound,
whether 16 on-., 8 oz., 4 oz., or
a oz., packages.
We have notified every wholesale dealer in the United States
that we will supply them with soap
to give you FREE. Order a good
supply of OENOlNK DURHAM at
once, and Insist on getting your
soap. One bar of Soap free with
each pound you buy. Soap is
offered for a limited time, so order
to-day. Yours very truly,
II yaa bin* any difficulty In procuring your
aoap, cut out this notice and sand It with
jnmr ordtr to your wholesale dealer.
II *■
THE A.  T.  C.  CLUB.
It  Ih  an  Organization   of  ISruoklyn Hoys
Who Are Animal Trainers.
How many readers will bo ablo to
guess what tho A. T. 0. moans? Guess
agniu! Oh, well, it is a hopeless cose.
Yon will never ba uhlo to guess the
right answer, so yon might us well he
told first as last. The A. T. C. is the
Animal Training club, and its members uro littlo Brooklyn buys who have
au assortment of animals us pots. Theso
boys agreed to touch their pets n mini-,
ber of tricks and to moot and confer
with ono another und exchange experiences. As all of the boys aro near neighbors, it was not much tronnlo for them
to congregate in tho buck yard of 0110 of
tho members uud thero hold touchers'
There is ono peculiarity about the
Animal Training club, und that is that
overy member is an officer. Thero ure
the president, vice president, secretary,
treasurer and a number of subordinate
officers not usually thought of by the
formers of clubs. Tho torin of office is
not very long—only two mouths. The
membership dues are 5 cents a week,
which is used iu giving entertainments
for the club und such guests as it invites. In the picture printed here you
may view uli tho members of the club.
Tho picture wus taken by a young nma-
teur photographer, Charlie Anderson,
the brother of Willie Anderson, who
educated two turtles.
Hurry Roso nud his brother, Wulde-
mar Roso, who live at 1-lli Lefferts place,
Brooklyn, have three rabbits, one canary bird, livo turtles, two cats and a
silver fish. Of these pets tho silver UbIi
aud the cats proved to be the most difficult to educate. About tho extent of education thut u silver fish is capable of is
to come up to the top of the water and
got u fly. Birds can be taught all sorts
of tricks if they are bundled when they
ure quite young.—New York Recorder.
Wynken, Blynken and Nod.
Wynken. Blynken and Nod one night
Sailed off in a wooden shoe—
Sailed on a river of inisly light
Into a Hen of (low,
"Where are you going, nnd what do you wish?"
The old niiin asked the thi	
"We have eome to IIkIi for the herring Huh
That live in thu beautiful sea.
Nets of silver and gold have wo,"
Said Wynken,
And Nod.
Tho old moon laughed nnd Hang n song
As they reeked in the wooden huoo,
Aud the wind that sped them all night long
Ruffled the waves of dew.
The little Htars were the herring fish
That lived in that uoautiful sea.
"Now cast your nets wherever you wish,
But never uf eared ure we"—,
So cried tho stars to the fishermen three,
And Nod.
All night long their nets they threw
For tho llsh in the twinkling foam.
Then down from the sky came the wooden shoe,
Bringing the fishermen homo.
'Twils all ho pretty a sail it seemed
Ah if it could not he,
And Homo folks thought 'twas u dream they'd
Ot sailing thnt beautiful son.
But I shall name you the fishermen throe—
And Nod.
Wynken nnd Blynken are two little eyes,
And Nod is a little head,
And the wooden Hlme that Balled the skies
Is a wee one's trundle bed.
Bo Hhut your eyert while mother sings
Of the wonderful nights that be,
And you shall see the beautiful things
Ah you rook in the misty Hon
Where the old shoe rooked tho fishermen
And Nod.
—Eugene Field.
Bothered lhe Littlo rrliiress.
Ono of tho little Knglish princesses,
the young daughter of thn Princess of
Button lung, and a grunildnnghter thero-
foro of the queen of Kngland, was perplexed recoutly, ns any little girl might
havo been. Liko all small princesses,
sho has begun the study of Knriipeau
languages early, and already speaks
French and German with considerable
fluency. But tho otlier day when hor
patiout governess began to teach hor
somo Italian phrases her royal highness
very uoarly struck. "Grandmamma
mukes me say,'Thank yon,'when she
gives me anything,'she exclaimed, "und
father, 'Ich danke Ihneu.' Then you
nsed to tell me to say 'Merci,' and now
It's something else I What a lot of different ways there must be of talking I'
Table Football.
A good table game that is easy to contrive does not need much preparation.
Got a large cloth on which you can mark
with chalk, or if you prefer yon oan
stitch the lines with red cotton. The
boys will tell you if yon do not know
how to lay ont the football field. The
ball is an egg that has beeu blown. A
hen's egg is generally nsed, bnt a robin's
egg is better. It is not kickod, but
blown from point to point. There is not
much danger to the combatant, bnt a
new ball bus to bo provided for almost
every match. Tonch downs and five
yard limits are not possible, bnt tbe
general rales for football may be obserr
How Women Hide Their Jewel**,
The average woman curries her treas- I
ores iu a small leather bag slipped inside her corset, but this is our/of the
question with women who own from
$50,000 to $500,000 worth of jewels.
Not only wonld tbe loud be cumbersome,
but it would be injurious, Any continued pressure of clothes or bono ngninst u
woman's bosom is hurtful, but the burden
of gold and stones would undoubtedly
create cancer. A physician whom I queried on the subject suid he hud instituted
a crusade against the habit, A woman's
breust, bo remurked, wus oue of the most
sensitive spots to cuueerous growth;
therefore tho slightest pressure there
should be avoided,
A well known nctress who owns u
few dozens of diamonds has had several
littlo hags made that are fastened with
safely pins aluiig the Hues of her stock,
ing supporters Theso suppurters oonsist
of four strong silk elustio straps, depending from a small satin belt, which
she fastens securely about her waist, giving it additional safety by doubly pinning it to her corsets. Ho down the
straps, which aro kept taut by the stockings, nre fnstoued thoso little jewel
cases. She says they do not iutorfero at
all with her walking; but, as she is a
poor pedostrieune, it would scarcely do
to take her word for it.—Chicago Tribune.
An Agricultural Peer.
The Earl of Winchelsea is best known
to the English public by the great interest he takes in matters agricultural.
His interest in birds has led him to
make many expeditions, some of which
have extended as far as Egypt, and to
risk his life at the end of a rope many
soores of times on the west coast of
Scotland. Ho bus the finest collection of
eagles' eggs in England. The earl is
also keenly interested iu pet animals of
different kinds, and ho nsed to walk
about the park at his uncestral Haver-
holme accompanied by a lioness.
The Great Financier Pound Health in Paine's
Celery Compound.
From the running ofthe maple trough
in the Spring to the boiling of the apple
butter pot in the fall, and all the household boiling between times, there are a
thousand chances of very severe scalds and
burns. In all household work, winter and
summer, in great factories and in nurseries,
where careless children play w ith matches,
there is need of something to be always on
band in such emergencies, and St. Jacobs
Oil fills that want to the letter. With
careful attention to directions for ut-e,
there is nothing more soothing, healing
and curative than this great remedy for
pain. It cures promptly, and, making a
new surface, leaves no scars. The pain of
scalds or burns is acute and torturing, and
the relief by the use of the Oil is immediate
and sure. ____
Hark, tbe springtime poets airgj
"I have seen the bluebird's wins;"
Yen—the wretch—but what of that?
Uu his sweetheart's winter hat.
—LonisvilleCourier Journal.
An the West Is, It Is often malarious. But it is
pleasant to know th«ta competent safeguard
In the shnpe of Hob tetter's Stomach Bittern
exists, which absolutely unllihYs thc poison of
mli-Mim. Western bound emigrants should hour
this in mind. NorshOUll it be forgotten, the
Bitters is a Mterlfng remeily 'or dyspepsia, biliousness constipation 1 kidney and nervous
couiplaluts and rheutnatUm.
An event: Hhe—You should havo been nt
church Sunday, 'ihe minister pros eh ed such
mi interesting sermon, tie—indeed? Bhe—Yes
you know it was his debut as n heritie.-Puck
As mercury will surely destroy thc sense of
smelt and completely derange the whole sys em
when entering it through the mucous surfaces,
Such aiHcles should never be used except on
prescriptions from reputHble physician-., ss tbe
damage they will do ih (en fold to the good you
can possibly derive from tnem. Hall's Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by K. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., contains no mercury, and Is taken in.
terimlly, acting directly upon the blood and
mucous Mirfaccs of the system. Tn buying Hall's
Catarrh Cure be sure you get the geiiiilnc. It is
takeu iutenmUy, and mude in Ton-do, Ohio, by
F. J. Cheney & Co.   Testimonials free.
Sold by druggists, prlne 75c per bottle.
Ball's Family Pills are the hei*.
FITS.—All nm huippnu .ret- uy Dr. Kline'a
Great Nerve Restorer. No fits after tbe first
day's use, Marveloun cures. Treatise and |2.00
trial buttle free to Fit cases. Send to Dr. Kline.
931 Arch Ht. Philadelphia. Pa.
We will forfeit $1,000 if any of our published testimonials are proven to be not
genuine. Tiik Piso Co., Warren, Pa.
Tst Gkrmka tor breakfast.
People find just the help they so much
need, in Hood's Sarsaparilla. It furnishes the desired strength by purl«
fyiiiff, vitalizing and enrlobing the
blood, and thus builds up the iii-rves,
tones the stomach and regulates the
whole system.    Read tills:
"I want to praiso Hood's Snranpnrilla.
Mv health run down, and I had I a,> crip.
Alter that, my heart and nervous eyntera
were badly affected, eo that I could not do
my own work. Our physician Rave me
some help, but did not cure, I decided
to try Hood's Sarsaparilla. Boon I could
do all my own houBeworlt.    I have taken
Hood's Pills with Hood's Sarsaparilla,
and they have done me much good. I
will not be without them. I have taken 13
bottlcsof Hood's Sarsaparilla,and through
the blessing of God, it has cured me.
I worked as bard as ever tbe past summer, and I am thankful to Bay I am
well. Hood's Pills when taken with
Hood's Sarsaparilla help very much."
Mus. M. M. Messenger, Freehold, Penn.
This and many other cures prove that
(s the One True Wood Purifier. All dniRjtists. tt.
Prepared only by C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Muss.
Prominent among the Mew England
mon whose brains and energy have
helped to make the western states rich
and powerful is Geuoral David T.
Beals, president of the Union national
bank of KausaB City. Successful in his
many enterprises, he lives today iu a
fine mansion at the corner of Independence and Wabash aves.
The work and the responsibility in-
oumbent upon the president of so important a banking institution as the
Union national wonld endanger the
sturdiest health, den. Heals' clearheadedness and good sense were as
manifest in the ohoioe of a remedy as
in his business enterprises. He
strengthened his tired nervous system
by the use of Paine's celery oompound.
Its invigorating, health-giving effects
justified his expectations, and showed
in his own oase the remarkable power
of this muoh-disoussed remedy for thoroughly restoring and strengthening the
"run-down" system.
"I found Paine's oelery oompound
an agreeable tonic and soothing to tbe
nerves," says General Heals.
These are the oonoise words of commendation characteristic of the conservative business man and the influential banker, who has learned to weigh
well his words.
The scanty sunlight and the stagnant, used-up air of living rooms during the winter reduoes the strength
and nervous energy, especially of per
sons employed constantly indoors. Th»
need—the absolute neoessity—of a
genuine iugivorntor at this spring season has impressed itself on the attention of all thinking people.
In the famouB laboratory of Dartmouth Medioal School, Prof. Edward
E. Phelps, M. D., LL. D , discovered
the formula of Paine's celery compound, a remedy that has become the
standard nerve restorer, blood purifier,
and strengthener from one end of the
country to the other, a preparation that
stands unrivalled as the medicine that
makes people well.
It is a fact much commented npon
that men and women of national reputation and prominence, like Gen.
Beals, State Treas. Colvln of New
York, Mr. Carlisle's private secretary,
Mayor MoShane of Montreal, Rev. Fr.
Ouellet, Coin Hnwell, ex-MiniBter to-
Austria John M. Francis, and a host of
others who are careful whHt they employ when sick and have the amplest
opportunities for finding out what is
best, have of their own accord sent letters describing fully their permanent
recovery from rheumatism, heart weakness, sleeplessness, debility, kidney
trouble, and diseases of the stomach
and liver. In all these cases Paine's
celery compound was the remedy that
was able to completely and permanently bring back health, make poor
blood again rich and pure, and regulate and build up the nervous system
when weakened and deranged.
THC ORIGINAL AND GENUINE.    Thf only 8aff, Ron-, nnd rtliahU I'll, for mle.   \
LadlrA. -i>. Prufceiit fnr C%ir.hr,ter', Kngtmh tnamond I' ...... in ICt'il ami '>uM nx-ullic
boii-i Hcolnl with I.;ii.- nl-lxiii. Take uu other Lied. Rt-fwt ■-• ■ .tttuiion, and Imitation, N
All [illlii in imiU'tKiiint boiert, pink imtfrpMl-ftl-l d unci-mix (•(•flntrrfi-lta. tt l-rui-gii--. n- M>nd si
•ft*. In ■■»■!!■* for pirtleaUr*. iMttaWBlAll. «ii •-■{rllcY t'nr l,MiHe«," inlttttr, tn return HkIL
10,000 T.-.llmt>nl«li.   Mt«M /■.ii-r-r.    Ntiltl h; Mil Lac-ill llruscUta.
< IIKHKM. It (II0MH Al. <«>.. »K§ I   gUdjgOT --I ■ I'll I I.AIrKI.I'IIIA. I**.
it the name of Woman's Friend.   It is
ful in relieving the backaches.headaches
whirh burden and shorten a woman's
women testify for it.   It will give heaitn and streugtli
and make life a pleasure,   for sale by ali drugglats.
BLUMAUEK-FRANK. DRUG CO.. Portland, Agents.
The very remarkable and certain
relief given woman by»MOOBE'H
uniformly success-
and woak ness
life. Thousands ol
Ml I IMI IMO      •       •       ■       •       • BY CORRESPONDING WITH
WARE-HOUSE*    * Portland, orecon
l-I„«J»_   r»:n    aet easily, promptly I
ilOOU S PIUS effectively.  2t>cents.
Kabldi .nd Blind, Sl«din. ar 1-rnrru.iinK rile. -1*1.1 ■( nn" ("
PR. a-O-aAN-KO'S PILE REMEDV. .-( ;,'•;"■
luK.AbiorbMuiiiori. a pttiKtv. cure. Cir.-ul.f, «<>nl (re«. J»flo-
Now Plain William MrKlulry.
A business letter from ex-Uovertior
MeKiuley to a gentleman iu Coliiiubus,
O., hears the simple imprint, "William
McKinley, Canton, O." It is understood
thai he will not engage in the practice
of law or any other occupation for the
present, and will havo no other office
than his study In his residence. Ex-
Uovemor McKinley recently said he intended to employ no secretary, and
would have no need of one at Canton.—
Chicago Times-Herald.
That rblqtlftona I'enpla.
The president of lhe Boers once said,
"Yon may protect yourself against the
cold air wilh weather strips, but there
is no protection against English infiltration. " Tho remark probably holds good
if Amerioa is excepted.—St. Louis
Olohe Democrat
who tries to make you believe
some other skirt binding is as
good as
"Just Don't  Feel Well,"
krothaOna Thing to hia
Only Ono for a Dose.
Fold r^y Dm-j-Bistn nt 23c. o box
BunplM nailed freo.    AddroM
Ot, BounkO Med. Co. I'hilu. J'...
1$ this what ail$ you?,
Then ymi have
Have vou ii It-clint! '
ol n.<i.>lit In thc *
Btomnen Bloattoi <
nftersattOB- Belch'
ini'-.t Wiii.l    Vomil-
InaorPood   Water-
t'l.l-ll Hi      L f  t I    II I   11        *
ititii Taite in  the
Month In the M-.mi
lag Palpitation of *
the Heart, due toDls-
tension Of Sti-nwirti
—Cankered Mouth I
—Qoi In tho Bowel
— Loil    of   I'll'*...
Pickle    Appetite
Depressed, irritable '
Condition   of   l"
Mind    niuincA
Hcddnchc—Consttp- j
otlon ur Dlarrbit-a? (
Bias Velveteen Skirt Binding
should  be taught  a  lesson—
buy it elsewhere.
Look for " S. H.& M„" on the Label,
and take no other.
If your dealer will not supply you
-we will. »
Send lor samples showing labels and materials,
lo Ihe S. H. 4i M. Co.. P. O. Box 699, New York Citv.
In one nf Its ninny form*.   The nnc positive rurc I
for this dull -,siiii! complaint Is
Acker's Dyspepsia Cablets,
liv iiK.il, prepaid, on receipt of 35 cent,*
Cn.uti.Es It.isif-KY. Hotel Imperial- New York.
■RT61 "I inliered horribly fr--ni dytpepeliL bnlr
Aeki'r'aTiil'li-ts.tJiki'n nl icrint'iils.hiivc i'ii n-!litn'."^
\ ACKER MBDIC1NBC0., 10 & 18 Chnmbers St.. N.Y.
Wmr Rale byallll-racvhu.  8& OtmU a battle. (
-     "CURESiWHfcRE ALL ELSE FAILS."      _
I Beat Cough Syrup, Tft*t<!it Uood. uae I
In time.  Bold by Jniif*rint«.
" IgfcWlSI-iHISTSl
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What Mr. Haslam Has Done for This
District at Ottawa..
In TJiiion> Tliere Is Strength-.
Mr. Mcfnnes returned from Comox and Union last Friday accon>
parried by the senator,.who has been
canvassing the upper districts for
the past tan days. Saeeessfal meetings were halil on: Donmaii Ielim-d,
Conrt8ii,iy nnd Unioni. At Court-
9na,y the assatnbi'y wt-* the largest
jven-helti in the valley aniii throughout was sympathetic -und enthusiastic;. Mr. J. B. Holmes took the
ehair and1 in comp'vmertiiry terms
introduced the oatididnte.. who was
received with marked approval:
His remarks wire well received and-
made a, deep, impression, an- those
present.. Sanator Melnnss «1-
dressetl his rsmarks especially to
the farmers present., aad evidently'
succeeded in removing the slanders
circulated by tho government supporters against the Liberal' trade
policy. The meeting broke up with:
uheeiy for Laurier and Mof.nnes-
At  Unior. the- tnestitrg was  in
Piket's ball..which, was crowded to
overflowing.    Ur   Lawrence   took I
the ahaii*..   The candidate here was,;
also well received. andwlien hepro-
seeded to deal with   th©  Chinese!
question espeeiAvHy th# expressions
of approval from the audieuss.were-'
enthusiastic in the extreme.   Sena-:
tin    .Mclnnes   also   addressed  the
meeting, after which several questions were put to th»candidate and'
satisfactorily aitswered.   The-meeting broke' np at KMO1 3..m.., with
cheaTS for-t'l-.e-sandidate .   Throughout  these.' districts   our muiiidate-
met with a splendid ,-eception. both'
in   private   and public and   the
pledges of support were n'.*.in->roasr
and in many cases were whispered
from, the most unlikely sources.
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iffr. taurfoB'a Pruteiyle.
The following ie Mr. Lauriers
declaration against sectarianism in
politics whicli culled down tliewrat'n
nf Bisbop Latleehe. who ordered' his 8
parishioners, under pain or grievous sin., to suppo*it thn ijavsnanent j
So long as- I- occupy i. sent in Ihis
Howie, BO long 'ah I lill the post I now
iluron every. sccMioD when it shall lie
Biy dill,;- to take a :ila*\(l taped an;* opes-
tion whatever,, that ataml I shall not
take-from Uiu point of view ol Catholicism, not hu ni the-point tf view of Pto-
U-Htmitism,. but I. wiil be guided by motives which appeal to An-consciences uf
all .iif-r. independent cf Sheir fattlir mo-'
lives which animate all mec loving justice, liberty and tolerance-.
Of this declaration the Hamilton
Herald says:
This is ii noble, k st'iteamai.-Iike utter -
*iu.'i.'. it is a declaration ot freedom of
thought-and action. It is a broad, tol-
srunt, nj-htfcousili'livermice. if all Mr.
Laurier"! Dttevancos wire as bold and
clear a-i this tnanpet-toiittl ilrtjunce to
bigotry and Bectionulfsm, he- would bo
Ihe idol of tbe Ganadiat* people and the'
iilettl "i Curmiliaiin-ftivhouL One would
think that such an,utterance woe-Id move
h responsive1 cstord in nvery gtfueroo*
soul In thie-ceomtry.
It was a hot-headed clerical champion
of James ti. Btaine who,. fulminating
from the pulpit agallMt -*Rum, Romanism and BebeHion." dii mote than any
other one man to lirinj,' alx.'ut Blaine s
defeat in a presidential elation; and it
may turn out that Sir Charles Tupper
will have cause- to-regret the incautious
attack on Mt. t.ic.iiier which has been
mude by the Bishop of Three (livers.
In the course of an address he-
fere the Methodist miniatersin Chicago, thc Rev. \V. W. Painter said:
"Grasping capitalists who flourish
by crushing out competition and
depriving thousands of an opportunity to make an honorable and comfortable living take a portion of
their surplus and devote it to great
institutions, already rich in resources, and thc- praises ol these
givers art-sung throughout the land.
.Some of these noted men are millionaires because they have withheld from the great company of
their employes a portion of what
their services were worth, as well as
what they need to provide the aliso-
lutc necessaries of life. Some of
these donors of hundreds of thousands and millions arc giving away
that whioh does not liclongto them,
and deserve no credit for their apparent generosity. Honest wages
for honest work is a thousand times
better than dispensing charity to
those who have failed to receive
their just dues. To rob Peter to
pay Paul is far from the divine
idea of honesty."
As a railroad corporation could
obtain no original rights without
permission of the state, hy what
logic can it be denied that the state
hus lost its power to regulate and
abolish the wrongs and abuses enforced by such corporation? The
tendency of public opinion is to
control absolutely the conduct of
chartered franchises, and although
the movement is of slow progress,
the day will come when relief will
be assured.—Typographical Journal.
More Money in Silver and Lead at the back of
Than Gold at the Back of
*\>*\S\m1*^\S^ln'\**t*+>r i
Wo have come to the conclusion that business must be
done for CASH, nnil consequently are offering you the
most startling bargains ever announced in Nanaimo,
as the following prices will clearly show:
Suits that were $45.00 are now $36.00
The Largest Bange of Goods in tho Citv to Select From.
Cash Tailor,
Commercial Street.
The Most Complete Stock
Jas. McGregor's
Victoria Crescent.
Oannot be  surpassed in the
City. We keep a special line of
Choice Teas and Coffee,
Canned Fruits, Etc.
Twelve months ago     150 •>■'■> prices are low and -ms
To-day      -      -      - 3,500 j QUALITY oyom GooDS excellent
And estimated to reach
Within 12 months from date
Carbonating and Bottling
MITCHELL i BUMMING, Proprietors.
Manufacturers of Lemonade. Ginger Ale, Sur-
sn'mi'illa, Ciders, Ktc.
All Orders Promptly Attended To.
Telephone 20. P, 0. Box 90.
Okell & Morris'
Pure Preserves
Prepared from Choice B. C. Fruits
and II. 0. Sugar.
They aro the Purest and Best.
Don't i?" elsewhere until you have tried
Where they Defy all Competition,
j. h. McMillan,
Rossland lots are worth
$1000 to $6000   RE-OPENING
Ami out of your reach us a speculation;
I will sell you good
At $150 to $200.
Easy Terms.
Other good lots from $50 to $150
These prices are an advance on last quotations, but
Is beginning to #<> ahead in good Bhape.
If you buy now you WILL make big money.
I should like to see more in Nanaimo interested,
that I can recommend to my clients and others.
The reader of this must acknowledge I am
right, and I will give you an easy, square deal
to suit the times. Business is improving all
along the line
Mining Exchange Department.
Shares in various mines for sale from 10c. up. Also, one-
half and one-fourth interests in some of the best claims
on the Island for sale at reasonable prices.
15 Victoria Oresceut,
The Globe Hotel
Has been  renovated and re-furnished,
and  is now conducted as u lirst-class
Ma. Albert Hadcii can he found as
Superior accommodation is provided
for the public.
r. (i. Hox 225. Telephone 7-11.
Nanaimo Meat Market,
Wholesale (did Itcinil Dealer! ill (ill klmln <if
Fresh and Salt Moats,
"*"   Sausages, Etc— .
Moats Doll vend—
To tiny I'tirt ofthe City free of Ohftrge,
Special Attention paid to Shipping Ordon.
A. Trial Solicited.
Arlington fJoteL
Having completed the erection ol the Arlington
Hotel in NANoiiKK HAY, tlil« liandiomo and
commodloui hotel n* Dow prepared to raoelve
nml comfortably ontortAln travolon nnd olliori.
l« prodded over by Wn. Thompson, nnd the
Tublod'liote constAiiUy provided with till tho
delleacloi ol tho letu-on, Combined with the
olognni (nrniidii.il apartments, the visitor Buds
tho surroundings ot tlm most pleasant dosorlp.
Market, Bastion Street.
Stoameri and Shipping inpplied on short notice
«t Wholesale Prices.
People Who Appreciate ^
Have their proscriptions dispensed at
Their Prices mu Iiluht. Telephone a.
II HINT    VAhllK   IN
Notice to Ladies.
I AM AGENT for Nanaimo and Pin-
tricta for the Xew nnd Perfect Carter's
Tailors' System. This system is up to
date j a perfect ladles' Bysteui; is without a rival and easy to learn; is noted
for its graceful lines and elegant forms;
il is not an experiment but a development. I can also leach how lo nse this
system, nnd also all kinds of llressmak-
I ing executed in lirst-cluss style. Prices
to suit the times.   Address,
Margaret M. Macdonald,
No. tin Haliburton street,
I).  S.   Macdonald's Store.
The Nanaimo Bakery Excels
The Popular Bakers.
Will he in season after
Sunday, and you should
not fall to |iel the richest and best flavored, for
which you must call ut
Excelsior Bakery.
Restaurant and Chop House
Oysters in every stylo.
Mi-uls, 25o, nnd upwards.
Good Beds, 25c. nnd upwards.
Spring Chicken always on luiml.
Try Phil pott's Tomato Catsup
26c. and 50c. per Bottle.
We Never Sleep.       Open Day and Night.
(juban Cigar Factory.
Our Olgan nre nKwlo of thu CholccHt llavann
Tobacco!.   Our fumouK
Cuban Blossom *>■»
Black Diamond
Are (jailed for .very where, atit) .re superior to
say importoil Olgaf.   Miclc by Union talior.
M. .1. BOOTH, Wharf Street.
c. c. Mckenzie,
Land Agent and Conveyancer,
Town I.iiisioiil KtirnisforHfllc.   Money to l/ian
nn Mortgage nt low rates.
Agent for the United Klrc Insurance Company
(if Miiik licKlcr, Kngland. Government Use the Mails for
Campaign Literature.
Ottawa, .Tune 5—The government are
circulating Bishop Lu Heche's sermon as
campaign literature. Over 100,000 were
published in Quebec Province.
At the last session of parliament a
bill extending the time of the charter of
thc Ohlghecto marine railway was nol
passed, hut since then an order-in-coun-
ell has been passed, anil approved l»J
His Excellency, extending the time ol
the charier until l.S'.W. This statement
is made on the authority of lion. Mi'.
Dickey,   minister  of justice.
The financial statement, whicli is prepared by thc finance department, will
show that the deficit of the year ending
80th Juno, will be nearly $1,250,000, instead of a surplus as predicted by lion.
Mr. Foster.
Prince Albert, June 4.—Captain Oralg,
of Wiugford, has announced bis Inton
lion of contesting the pending election
in Saskatchewan as an Independent
Conservative candidate. Captain Craig
declined to allow his name to go before
Hie Conservative convention which accordingly those James .McKay, who is
the regular nominee of the "straight"
Conservative party  iii  Saskatchewan.
Winnipeg, June 4.—Last evening tbe
Frea Press received the following telegram from Mr. Morrow, l'n Iron candidate in Lisgar:
"Owing to the disorganized state or
the Patrons of Industry and ihe lack of
promised financial assistance, and no!
being able to personally bear the necessary expense of u contest in so large a
constituency ns Lisgar, I have decided,
after consulting my numerous friends
throughout the division, lo withdraw
Irom the contest in LiBgar. (Signed.)
James Morrow."
An Important batch of militia orders
were issued yesterday. The relative
rank of medical and veterinary surgeons
has been abolished and Ihe brevet and
honorary rank of the different officers
revised. Paymasters have been restored in the list of ihe regimental establishments. The Imperial cavalry drill
<if 1800 will supersede tin- drill of l8S!i,
hitherto in use. The duties of Inspectors ol' cavalry and Infantry are defined
under to-day's orders.
The department of railways and canals has on exhibition lhe plans for Hie
proposed enlurgeraenl of the Eastern or
Iroquois division of the Galops canal.
The estimated cosl of the work is $1,-
Knroness Macdonald, of Enrnsetlffe,
leaves for Kingston to-morrow tn l»'
present at the anniversary service at
Cataraqul cemetery mi Sunday, that
being Ibe fifth anniversary of Sir John
Alnc.lnii.il 1's death. Then she will proceed lo Toronto, Winnipeg and Uanff.
cF.iiMANY Colony in samoaT"
Assisting the Pretender Tnmasese—Mrs.
Stevenson's Intention.
Samoa. May 80, per sleainer Alameda
to San Francisco, June B.—Just now. if
appearances go for any thing, an attempt is being made by ihe Hermans
here to assist tin* preseni pretender Tnmasese as they del his father some
years ago, (bus having a ptippe! upon
lhe throne of Samoa. The Tninnscse
parly has lately been making a demonstration      "f     deb nice,   and    it    is   very
doubtful if the trouble can be kept off
much longer.
Mrs. Itniit. Louis Stevenson, accompanied by her sou Lloyd Osbourne, arrived here last week, an.l purposes remaining f"" two years, during which
lime, it is said, she will devote her atiention io Mr. Stevenson's unfinished
For Attack  by the  Chinese Upon
German Officers.
London. Juno 5.—A special dispatch
from Shanghai snys that in consequence
of tho Indignities to which German officers have been snbjoctod recently by
the Chinese soldiers whom thoy woro
detailed to train, ending in tho murder of ono of tho Germans by tiie body-
gourd of tho Viceroy of Nankin, many
of these officers have left Nankin. A
I German warship lias arrived there and
i demanded a heavy indemnity for tho attack made by tho Chinese upon lho (Jer-
'luan officers. The attacks, according to
I Ihe dispatch, are believed to be part of
'a scheme to drive out the Germans and
place tiie Chinese army under Russian
. control.
Miss    Francifl   Wlllard     and    Lady
Henry  Somerset    aro    greatly    pleased
I with  the  work  concluded  by  the  Bug-
I Hsh  Women's Temperance    Association |
yesterday  evening.  Tho  following  havo
been elected  delegates    to    attend    tiie
meeting of tho Women's Christian Temperance Union at St. Ltmis, in November next:     Lady Henry Somerset, Mes-
: dames   Hughes   ami   Ward   Poole,   and
I Mioses   Agnes   Weston,     Agnes     Stack
land Mary Phillips.
1    Berlin, June 5.—There was a  terrible
[panic yesterday on an excursion steamer
mi Gremtuener lake.     Some 250 pupils j
of the public school    were    mi    board.
When  the centre of the hike had  boon
reached  the engineer appeared  on deck.
j "Teachers and children,"  he saiil, "say
j your last prayer, as 1  intend to blow up
I the steamer."     lie would do it, he de-
t clared, to revenge himself on the boat's
: master.      A   frightful   panic    prevailed,
I .-ind   the   members  of  the  crew    threw
themselves on him and bound him with
I ropes.      An   investigation   showed     that
I the villain  had so fixed the engine that
an    explosion    was    imminent.     Boats
wore   Immediately   lowered  and   sereainitio children  hurried  into  them.      Many
children  leaped  into    the    water,    but
boats arrived  from  shore and  everyone
was rescued.     Within a  minute or two
after  the  last  one  was  taken  off    the
| steamer    it    exploded.     The    engineer
made full confession, and is not thought
I to  lie insane.
Kniss ("ruinen. West Africa. .Time 5.—
The French Niger expend!tion from
Ro Intra hns been totally routed, many of
i its number brim; killed by poisoned ur-
! rows in Bourgeon country. A rom-
| nnnt of the expedition arrived at Ki-
|ama  on Winy 12.
The Prince of Wales and Persimmon the Heroes of the Hovr.
Thomas  \vr;
thoro wore also    eleven
Discovery of Arms and Ammunition in Dublin.
London, Juno 3.-—The Epsom summor
meeting opened to-day in brilliant
weather and with great crowds of peo-1
plo present. Tho i'rince of Wales and
a largo party arrived by special train.
Tiie race for the Cravor stakes, 1100
sovereigns, was won by Lord Rose-
herry's Berkley, Baron Do Rothschild's
Dublin, June 3.—Tho police hore have' Amanndiu     second,     and     Mr.   It.   Lo-
niado  an   extraordinary     discovery     ot, ha_udy*s Uribou  third.
military  rifles,  bayonets,   und   a   large
Without   Having  Gained  a
of Their Griovauce.
Lafayette, Col., June L—A strike in
the Northern Colorado mines ordered a j
week ago by tho Western Federation of !
Miners ended to-day, tho mon return-1
ing ti> work without having guinod a,
set I lenient of their grievances.
A Full Assortment at the Lowest Market Uatet
His V,
oration Fell Vat ou
Kamloops  Electors
i the Hones
quantity of ammunition. This war material was found yesterday evening in
a house on Lower Tyrone street. Jim
all the articles are out of date, and appear to have been hidden there for a
considerable time.
Paris, June .'i.—A dispatch from Brussels to L'Eclair says that a confidential
note has just beon addressed by the
i Belgian government announcing thai
I the ex-Empress Eugenic has summoned
a great meeting of French monarchists
to take place at Brussels during the
coming month of August
Madrid, .Tune 3. —Reports of a cabinet
crisis here ai'e believed to bo devoid of
Berne. June 3.—The National council
has expressed regret that lhe United
States government has not replied to
the Swiss proposal for the conclusion ot
an arbitration treaty, and has requested
the Bundesratb to demand a categoric
answer. The president of tho confederation, Wt, Adrten Dnchcnal, has declined to make such demand, although
joining in the expression of regret at
the non-receipt of a reply on the subject from America.
London, June I,.—A
from Shanghai ssiys tlmt the (.ertuan
officers lent to drill the Chinese army
have been subject for some timo to indignities and outrnge in the hope ot
forcing them to resign. Recently two
of the Germans were beaten by soldiers,
nnd now an officer named Kruss has
been murdered by the body guard ol
Lin Kun Vah, viceroy of Nankin. Con
sequenti.v, it is added, the entire German Bquadron in Chinese waters, has
been ordered to Nankin, lt is expected
that Germany will withdraw the fifty
olliccrs now in the Chinese army, and
insist upon payment for the whole time
of their contract.
Another dispatch says that the
Kassus rebels defeated the Chinese general. Tang, with terrible slaughter, and
thnt the viceroy of Nankin has ordered
the dispatch of German drilled troops
to asshtf in suppressing the rebellion.
lu the race for the Woodcote stakes,
value luuo sovereigns! by subscription i
of 25 sovereigns each, owner of tho sec-'
ond horse to receive 50 sovereigns out
of the stakes, distance six furlongs.
Lord Rosejjerry's Cluilnndry was lirst,
Sir K. Wahlie Griffith's Princess Annie
second, and .Mr. M. It. Lebaudy's Javelin third.
Loudon. June 8.—"Persimmon lias
won the Derby," is on everybody's lips,
aud for the moment the great quadtu-
ped is the most famous living creature,
iu the human or animal creation, in the
United  Kingdom.
Epsom,   June  .'!.—This   is   the   second
day of tin? Epsom summer meeting, and
is the Derby day.    The weather is hot]
aud oppressive,    although    then'    were i
several     showers    during  lhe  morning. I
But. llie rain has not affected the course,
which  is pronounced to  bo the hardest
ou record.
The usual Derby crowd assembled.
Then* was the customary procession by
road !Mid the familiar gathering ot nondescripts in the shape of vehicles,
horses and people, sights so frequently,
described that they need but brief n"ii-
tion to be recalled by any one who has '
witnessed   tins   great   race.     Like |
Mrs. Maybrick Again.
JOB   ™rmv
Promptly Attended to.
All kinds ol
Tin and Sheet-Iron Wort
London, .Tunc 4.—Sir Matthew White
Riddle, home secretary, replying in tho |
house of commons,  to-dny,  to  Dr.  lj.
15. Olnrlte,  Liberal member for Oaltli-
nesshiro, who asked whether Mrs. Florence  Maybrick  wns detained  for murder, or for   administration  of arsenic
with  intent    lo  murder, snid   thnt the j
prisoner was serving Imprisonment    for: Victoria CreSCeilt,  NlinaimO
ine    after   having   been convicted of:
murder, nml. he added, the government
iliil     not  see    any   reason   for   further
clemency, the sentence of death having
been imposed upon her nud subsequently commuted to imprisonment for life.
Offloe Tel. 10,   l-.O. Box 10.   Residence Tel. 101.
The Cable Conference.
The imperial eonimisiouers having
been appointed, the conference to discuss the Pacific cable scheme will meet
at the colonial department nml continue
dally until a decision is reached. It
hns been decided,however, thnt the sit-
tJngs nre to lie private, nud thnt nothing
of the discussion is to lie mnde public
until the close. Lord Shelbourne will
preside over thc deliberations,
Funeral Director and Embalmer
special  dispatch ,.lst   yi„lr^   ,,„,   m.,j(„.i(v   „f  the  p /te j     Madrid, June r..-A "jury of honor,"
present came by train, specials leaving composed of generals, will he npopinted
Vietorin und Waterloo stations every lo arrange the dispute between Marshall
few minutes. On the downs from day- Martinez de Campos and General Bor-
break the often-pictured  crowds assem-   oror.
bled, and the always joyous scenes wore I ■ -♦»»	
enacted.    Hut llie holiday element pro-1 Brian O'Lynn had no boots to wear,
Graduate ol the Oriental, the Eureka,
the New Vork and Clark's
Schools of Embalming.
1, 3 and 5 Bastion St., Nanaimo
K.'iinloops, It. C„ .Tune 2.—A InrRt-
nnd representative meeting gathered to
heir Mr. Mam md 10. King Dodds Itisl
night. Both were accorded n fair hearing, Imt without enthusiasm, Mr.
Dodds' burst id' eloquence over the
riches thai the national policy Imo
heaped upon us fell on unbelieving
ears, He wns cheered, however, by the
fiiilliful ;'s per programme. Mr- Bos.
took, unfortunately, wns not nble to be
present, but wns well represented nv
II. McCntcheon nnd \V. Mnrcbnnt, Vtc
torln. The latti r exposed the fallacies
advanced by Dodds in every Instance.
As nsuiil ns soon ns the Conservative
speakers lind finished tin- faithful np*
plunders began to 1 'live the lin 11 wit limit
wiititlng to hear from the otlier side,
which so disgusted the better portion
of tin' nudicucc, iluil Ihey rose on
masse, nnd nfter throe cheers for in"
Queen gnve three roiislug cheers nnd a
tiger for Messrs, Laurier nnd Bostock.
It kept two Conservative reporters
I.esc. cue I,, gel copy for the Asheroft
Mining Journal and the ((ther lo eke out
:• column end n half for tho Vernon
News' spcclnl edition.
Mr. Bostock is icw en route
Cariboo, via Lillooet. where he is meet
lug wilh most flattering success. Mr.
Mnra's meeting last niirht wns simply ,i
repetition of thai at Rcvolstoke on tin
per wns largely eliminated, us the
roundabouts, Bhootlng galleries, nud
similar attractions were closed.
Many people witnessed the early work
of tiie Prince of Wales' entry, Persimmon, as well as the preliminary gallops
of oilier favorites, nnd it is safe te say
that everybody wos pleased to hear that
tlic report circulated yesterday by the
Pall Mull (Inzettce that Persimmon, the
second favorite for the blue ribbon of
lhe turf, lind been injured, wns entirely
unfounded. The Prince's colt did well
nnd looked fit lo give Si. Frusqulll, the
favorite, a hard push for the race. As
tho morning wore on tho crowd promised to bent tile record ill point of until-
hers. Tlic I'rince of Wales, with his
party,   arrived   hy   train   from   Vietorin
,   ,. ,     ,  station just  before the first raco ond
\ hake Amcle of the Government, wus greeted  witli    much    enthusiasm.
Organ  Exposed. The heir apparent's party  included  hi".
  ' daughters.     Princesses      Victoria      and
June 2.—Mucin amusement Maud: Duke und Duchess of Snxe-f'o-
d here to-day over the pnbll- hourg and Ootha, Prince Charles of
n long article 111 the Citizen. Denmark, Duke uml Duchess of York,
that o combine had been nr- Duke of Cnmhi'ldge, Prince Christian
tweeu   the   Liberals,   Patron's nnd Princess Vietorin of Schleswlg-Hol-
If I oan iiml Whitfield's
N'Miiiiiinn iii buy Mm ti pair;
patrol thick and one pair of thin,
i Brian O'Lynn.
Bakery and
war. cntis
cation nf
i bewailing
! ranged  Ij
and   MeCarll..\ ilea   to defeat tbe gov-
i prnment,
Tiie government organ gots very nu
gry over thc fac. that such n com bin- -
lien should exist to destroy the present
, pure government.
To add interest to the story, the Citizen anys that Edward Ityrrcr is on tuo
Rule of the Patrous. The publication >i
thn storv in government circles has driven out the idea that the government
cannot new he -saved under any means,
li   has  had   :t   terribly  depressing effect
! hove.
hunted tlir stores all along the matll route,
says ho: '"The right one I've not yet round out.
l want Whitfield—I'll buy only from him,
I'or lu- sells the cheapest/1 saya Brian O'Lynn.
He stepped a Utile, west ol Allien street;
lie saw Whitfield's Bign—sure 'twas ti treat;
lie opened the door aud George stood within—
"I've found it at last," mya Brian O'Lynn.
We showed him ouroali hoots, knl ami cowhide,
The ones we praise most—no seams at the side.
We'vo boots ot all kinds from Quebec and Berlin,
"Sure you've hoots for the million," savs Brian
O'Lynn. [no trash:
He bought liim Ids hoots, which of course were
lie i.idd down his money, for we sell only tor
To the public hesays: "He not taken in,   [cash.
Buy only from Whitfield," «»>> Brian 0 Lynn
"If there's a leal; in the toe or side of your shoe,
.lust take it to Whitfield, that's all you need do;
Me will peg it or patch just while yon are in,
And the enarge seems like nothing," snvs Brian
WHITFIELD, the Shoe Man,
Victoria Crbboent, Nanaimo.
Invites Inspection and Comparison
as to Quality and Price.
Showing lhe Dales nnd Places of
Courts of Assize, Nisi Prins, Oyer
and Terminer, and General Gaol
Deli eery for the year 1H96.
Spring Assizes.
Nanaimo    Tuesday.
Nov Westminster.Tuesday,
For the Belief of Hull n Million Starving Armenians.
Chicago, .linn- 5.—S, M. Moore, chairman uf the Chicago Armenian relief
committee, is now in Constattinople,
where lie met his daughter, Mrs. President (lilies, nf Hnrpoot. He cables the
committee ns follows:   "Relief must lie
continued until (lie full.    {jag miri-
buttons must  come,  or luilf a  million
people will starve,"
overninenl    (liven    Notlcf,
: Andrce's Expedition,
To He Opened   After   the Coronation
1'YstivitioM tire Over.
Washington,  D. O., June 6.—Ad-rices
received nl llie Itiissimi location here
are that after thc closing of thc coron- j
ntlon festivities thero will bo opened,
nu the IMIi of .luuo. nn exhibition ol
Russian art and manufactures at Nlislnl
Col. Hartley   and    V-rlendi Find Now
Menus for Notoriety.
New Yol'k.-.Tuno 6—The I'nitcil States
Church Ai'iuy. n body like the Salvation Army, has been founded in this
city. Col, llailley commands it. aud ox-
Postmaster Gen, Thos. t. .lames is
treasurer. They hnve leased a building on Lexington avenue, which, on tin-
return of Col. llailley from Europe, will
Im- used its a training school. Like
Hchools will he established in the slums.
Col, llailley sails for Europe Sat unlay.
Kfom July lfitll to September 7lh the
nnny will centre its wi'ok nt Ashlniry
nrk. The officers will lie attired in n
Uniform of bright blue with silver, gold
uml black trimmings,
Kansas    City,   Mo.,  June  ii.—Kansas
City hns produced n claimant for thoj
i-stnte of the late Mrs. Slolies-Stetson,
whose recent death nl  Boston sou after
th,- dentil of her husband, the millionaire theatrical manager, wns widely
chronicled,   The   contestant    Is    si™.
Catherine Shirley, who hns lived here
for n yenr. und whose huslinnd, from
whom she is separated, Is n resident of
Chicago, According to Mrs. Shirley'.*
story, she is  Knlc Stetson's daughter,
Chicago, .Tune 5,—Joseph Wlndrnlli
was hanged shortly after noon to-day. I
Wlndratk wns executed for the''murder
nnd robbery of Carrie, ll. Birch, money
receiver nt Armltnge Avenue station of
the West Chicago Street railway com-
pnny. |
The British Columbia Gazette or last
evening contains lhe f. liowtng notice:
"Public notice is hereby given thai
ti" government of His Majesty tlm
rCing of Sweden and Norway proposes
sending, In the summer of is-.vj a balloon expedition to ihe North Pole for
exploration in thc Interests of science
The balloon will convey n party of three
Swedish scientists, namely. Mr. Sa!o-
inono August Andrco, oged -I": 1 >r. -Nils
Gnstnf Ekhnlm, aged IS; and .Mr. ,\ns
Strlnherg, ngod 'Jl. lt is umtorstoon
iiml the expedition will start from spu*
hergen in tin- early kiiuiiiiit.
"The Swedish uml Norwegian minister it the Cotirl of St. .lames having,
tu tho name of Ids goverutnenti invoked
lhe assistance of Her Majesty's government with n view of making it generally known in the Hritish possessions
adjacent to the Holor Basin that the
expedition in question will in- attempted, and tie Swedish government being
anxious also that the project should bn
made known to the authorities in otlier
parts of Canada and to the general public iu the Dominion through the medium
i>f the press, Her Majesty's principal
secretary of stale for the colonies tins
requested His Excellency's government
to do all in their power t" moot the
wishes   of   the   government    uf   His
Swedish    nml     Norwegian     .Majesty     ill
ihls matter,
"Accordingly, Her .Majesty's loyal
subjects throughout the province ot
Hritish Columbia are hereby nntllled in
the premises and are requested to give
the explorers, should an opportunity pro-
Bent itself, nil the help in their power.'
If the balloon be seen ouly mul no communication lie had with the exploring
party, ii is requested that the following
particulars may he noted nnd comtnuui-
cated either to a local newspaper or to
this office filnit of the provincial score-!
tnry), namely, the day and the hour in
which the balloon was seen, the direction of the balloon, nml the direction of
any locality having lost the balloon, thel
the wind. Should uny accident befall
Hie explorers nnd should they arrive In
The Evening Journal sent a telegram
(o lion. Mr. Laurier to-dny asking us
to the truth of Hie reporl of the Tor-
unto News, that he. .McCarthy anil .Mai-
I lory were negotiating a deal, throiwli
from | Fnrrer, lor a combination of the Patrons nnd McCnrthyites with Mr. Laurier,
The following reply was received:
"Arthubasknvllle, Que, June 2nd.—-The
article of thc News is absolutely without foundation. I have no negotiations
with any one, (Signed) Wilfrid Laurier."
Halifax. June 2.—Sir Hibbort Tupper.
i( is announced, has accepted the Conservative   nomination for the combined
counties of i.ii n's    and    Shelbourne.
for some years he has represented Pic
ti ll  in  the house of coiniuolis,
Montral, June 2.—Owing to a alin'it
Indisposition, Hon. Mr. Tallinn, post-
inn stcr-general, has been obliged to desist from his campaign labors for u few
Toronto, June 2.—Sir Oliver Mowat
will make his first appearance in Dominion politics to-night, when he will
speak at Oakwood. iu Victoria South
in the interests of .Mr. McHugh, the opponent of Mr.  l-'nirlmirn.
Porl Colborne, June 2.—Abraham
Simpson, nearly nl yenrs old, proprietor
of the Commercial lintel here, hns committed suicide by jumping into the canal  in   front  of his  hotel.
Montroul, June 2, It. It. Dobcll, of
Quebec, will probably oppose Air. Me-
Greevy in Quebec West.
!>. Mclli'oy hns accepted the Mcl'iir-
tliyite notnlnntloii  in  North  Lnnark,
Sir Charles Tupper will open his Ontario carapnign June 8th,
Clinton. ..
Vernon ...
*\"els(in .. .
•Special Assize.
.Monday .
. Monday .
.Monday .
. 6th May
,12th May
lihli May
25th Mav
L'titli May
. 1st June
. Hth June
.15th June
22nd June
rrners up r
Britain   Defends a  Subject
;aiimt Hawaiian Injustice,
Honolulu, May 28, per steamer Alameda, San Francisco, June 1.—The senate uud house hnve passed annexation
resolutions declaring, un the eve of adjournment, that Ihe Hawaiian legislature continues in favor of annexation to
the I'nited States, us do the Hawaiian
Great Britain hns made n demand on
this government on behalf of Volncy V.
Ashford, of Belleville, Out., exiled' for
complicity in the 1890 rebellion, saying,
in plain language, thut Ashford must
he allowed a landing here. Ashford has
repeatedly asked permission to lund
here, but each request was refused,
finally he appealed lo the home government, and It has taken action.
It is understood  that President Dole
replied   In  the  demand,   refusing  to  al-
low Ashford to come here.    In close of-
uilinl.iintits  are asked  to give them  nil  Uclol circles it Is believed that n British
I man-Of-Wur will come here nnd Ashford
  Will   be  landed   Without   respect   to the
initial meeting wish of this government   The Hawaii-
.uvention   took -ln government will bo firm In ibis mat.
n the Colonial for nnd  will    probably    appeal to the
under- United   States   for   aid.     Ashford   Is   a
presided ' native of Belleville, Ont., and Is now in
Snn Francisco.
possible iisslstiine
London, Jum
of   the   Pncilie  cable
place to-day, 2:'M) p.in
office,   The   Earl  of  Selhoiiriu
secretary nf the Colonial office,
The meeting was strictly private,
stein. Duke of Westminster, Marchioness of Salisbury, Duke ami Duchess uf
Devonshire, Mr. Leopold de Rothschild,
owner of the Derby favorite, St. Eras-
i|uin, and the Marquis of Londonderry.
As the I'rince of Wales entered the carriage nt Downs station, someone In the
crowd shouted "('ond luck to you," and
the Prince smilingly acknowledged the
good wishes expressed.
In the opinion of the oldest nice goers
there never was sn little betting ou the
Derby ns this year.
The Duke of Westminster's Regie!
wis scratched nl noon, owing to tl,e
luirdncs of the course. Betting at half
past one this afternoon was 18 to 8 on
St. Erusqutn, !) to 2 ngninst Persimmon and P to 1 against Teul'el.
Among the Americans nnd Canadians
present were: Marshal II. Wilder, I.n.
Murphy, James Harris ileum, nil of
New Vork; James Shaw, of Brooklyn;
S. ll. Kaufman, of the star. Washington; Mr. Henry Rose, San Francisco,
Mrs. M, M. II. Campbell and Miss
Campbell, with party of friends, who
arrived In a private coach; Mr. Arthur
Armour, Toronto; M. J, s. Ward. ,.f
Boston; Mr, and .Mrs. Robert Ilillyard,
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Barrymoe. Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. Hady, and the Pullet
The Americans present became enthusiastic when Mr. Wichard's Helen
Nicol, riilden by Rett, won the Epsom
plate. The conditions were: The Epson) town plate. 103 sovereigns, fur
three-year-olds aud upwards, distance,
five furlongs, entrance free, three ^o-nr-
eif-'iis. Royal Flush was second; Mar-cl
third,    Eight horses run.
Persimmon won by a neck. Two
lengths separaled St. Frusquin, the second horse, from Enrwlg, third horse,
nnd Tcufel fourth. The time wns L'.-I2,
which is very last considering the I'aet.
Ihat the rnnrsc was the fssiest ,m record. Lord Roscberry's sir Vlsto went
Inst year over a heller course in
2:-184-B. Of recent years, from WH7
down, Persimmon's time lias only been
beaten once, in 1808, when W. 11. Me-
Oalmont's Isinglass carried off the blue
ribbon in '*)'■'.'■<. Gulistnu led to Hie top
of the inn and then Hay Ronald showed
iu front. On Eulering the straigltl St,
Frusquin headed the siriiii; but was
challenged by Persimmon, ami a most
exciting finish wns (he result. In fact
the tinish wns so close ns lo cause
much comment, and only the judges
were iu a position io tell accurately
which horse was lhe winner. Many persons thought St. Frusquin had crossed
the line lirst.
Eleven horses came to the post for
the Derby stakes, SHO sovereigns, for
thrcc-year-olds, •.•oils tn carry ll'ti lbs.
nud lilli.'.i 121, the nominator of ihe
winner to receive 500 sovereigns and file
owner of the second horse to receive
200 sovereigns out of Hie stake, distance
about one und a half miles. Among -he
starters were: The Prince of Wales'
hay colt Persimmon, Mr. T. Phillips'
brown colt Uny Ronald, Mr. J. :i.
Piatt's brown and hay colt Enrwlg, and
Mr. Leopold de Rothschild's brown colt
St. Frusquin, The horses got away nt
,'1:2;!, with betting nt the post 5 to 1
against Persimmon, 13 tn R on St, Frusquin und L'.'l to 1 againsl Earwig, The
victory of Persimmon caused a scene of
iilmost   unparalleled   enthusiasm about
the race course.    The Prince of Wales
wns evidently greatly pleased and it
was with difficulty that the police were
able to make way for him to the weighing  room  amiil  the greatest  excileni'Mit
and  hnul  ami   hearty  cheering.     The	
Prince of Wales started racing in 1S7T ! fjfow.—Reguhif weekly meeting is'belti
but never    was  very    successful  until   in H'illiert's Hall, Whiii-f street, on Sat-
1S1I5.     Just    108 years  hnve    elapsed [TODAY evening nt 8 o'clock.    Visiting
since    nny   Prince  of  Wales  won   Hie I brethren cordially invited to attend.
Derby.    Curious to ndd, too,  when St. I FBBD. Waustaff, Sec.
Awarded  First Prize at the Agricultural Show.
Bastion Street, opp. Telegraph Office
LAMPS, Etc. etc.
Bums ami Animals set up in a thorough workmanship manner.
On Hand—Four fine Deers' Heads,
which will be sold for price of setting
tbeni up. Also a tine case of Birds.
d. s. Mcdonald.
till Haliburton Street, Nanaimo.
{Commercial Hotel.
Corner Commercial and Button Su.
Tlili* lonR-establlshed Hotel Is comfortably
littcl up with superior aceomrooda*
(inns for travelers and others.
None hut the best brands of Wines, Liquor*.
Ales mul f.pin* dispensed at the bar.
Nanaimo Business Directory
NOTICE i« hereby given that Edwin
Matthews bus been admitted u partner
in the above business. In future the
business will be carried on by the undersigned under the style ami inline of
Wilson & Mutiiuws, who will assume
nil liabilities uml collect nil debts due
tliesniil business, ami we trust that by
ciirei'ul attention to the needs of our
customers, to merit a continuance of thn
patronage bo liberally bestowed In the
.liMioMi: WILSON,
Edwin Matthbw«i
Nanaimo, B. (\, April 7, 1806,
BAUK Kit (t I-OTTS, Hi.rri.tnrn anU Solicitor*-.
i .'■niuiTrhil Htrt'et.
P. CANE, Bsnrlsttr and Solicitor, Room U.
.loliiirton mock.
Barrtitera,  Room «,
ommereta! Ptreet,
.luliutilnn Illork, Cot
t/ARWOOD Si YOUNO, Barrltlera, corner ei
1   Corameroia] and DhaiIou -dreeu.
'I*   1I.VUPY. Ilotiinic Druggist, Wlnrteld Cret-
A.   cclll.   Tr\ llnnly'A file (Ulitnicnt.
■ Alt  MA80S, ik-iiiM    Kxiractliigaipeclalt--.
V   tjasand KtlierHduilnlAlered.
oilicc, Odd-KUOW'l illcH-k. Nanaimo.
I\n .>.-./!   t ft.,,.   I,.,,., I.IH.o   VV   J   I'l'HKY, 1). D. S., Groou Block
Uu and Alter June lst tlic »> • eis«worki*u*u»nti*t
Will (lose Every Wednesday
AT 1 O'CLOCK P. 1.
HARM AC Y. Hall&Htkarmam,
i, Victoria Creseent. Dispensing
IjMM h specialty.
"    proprifltoi
mul fmiilly rat
Mi-iUch] Hull, corner I ommercial and Baa*
tion r-lri't-tf*.   Telephone l*8*ft«
RUFNote litis and send in your
orders in good time, so they can
be delivered.
■■'irst-Htiss Accommodation, Ettr-a-proof building
Terms: $1.00 Per Day and Upwards.
Tho Boon Hotel,
jas. DENNETT, Proprietor.
Commercial St.,     Nanaimo, B. C.
Lodge Notices.
Tnkerman Lodge, No. MS, Sons of Si.
VANAIMO   DYK   WdKKS.-llvelng, ClMllltlf
*'   uud KcpiiiriiiK   11 Nicol street.
C. Charlton, Manager.
GMAIISM, wluilcHHle Dealer In Futh aud
•     (iaiuc. iiumIuii Street, Nanaimo.
U   terlii Croat-ant,
W. BTEaX, Proprietor—Vle-
1   Proprietor.   Victoria Creacent.
wot.1'K. FliiiinolHl anil Insurance Agent,
.loluu-ton lllock.
A   NASH.  iIiium-  and Sign Painter, Paper-
• Hi nicer, etc.   Corner Albert and llll-on
Ktrecm.   P. 0. Ihix 2IW.
Liulil'MAN & HARDY, Real Estate Brokers,
T    ItitNtlon street.
T.\ YI oR. Denier In all kinds nt New and
Second -Hand Furniture, and Fancjr Artl-
.lies of event description.
Masonic llulldlng, Commercial street. THE NANAIMO MAIL
MAIL    I'lllll.lSIIINO    «.:<>.
A Horse iih a Retainer.
A criminal lawyer in Chicago, who
Is noted for Ills.facility in acquitting
uny prisoner in whose defense he may
be employed, without much regard lo
the character of tbo evidence, is in
great demand, particularly among
those who feel that their cases may be
precarious. He received a letter the
other day from a prisoner in the county jail. It related that the writer hatl
been arrested for borse-stealing nnd
wns indicted at the last session of the
grand .fury. It declared that the writer
bad little hope of acquittal unless good
talent could lie enlisted in bis behalf,
and he begged the lawyer addressed
to take the case. Then came thc
pathetic part of the letter.
"I have no money," the writer said.
"to pay for legal services, nnd very little property. Hut lhe horse is a good
family driving horse; It can do a mile
in 2:80, and is gentle enough for any
lady to use. I'll give you the horse if
you'll take the case."
The lawyer is still undecided.—Chicago Record.
A Competent Witness.
A little girl was in the witness box,
and as usual, before she was allowed
to be sworn, she was examined hy the
presiding Judge—Mr. .lodge Maiile—as
to her understanding tin- nature of an
oath and her belief in a future state.
"Do you know what an oath is, my
childV" asked the judge.
"Yes. sir; I am obliged to tell the
"If you always tell the truth, where
will you go wheu you die';"
,   "Up to heaven, sir."
I   "And what will become of you If you
tell lies'.'"
"I shall go to the naughty place, sir."
■   "Are you quite sure of that'.'"
;   "Yes, sir; quite sure."
"Let her he sworn." said Maule. "It
Is quite clear she knows a great deal
more than I do,"—Pittsburg Dispatch.
A Gentlemanly Judge.
In a conversation tbe other day District Attorney Graham told of his
twenty-live years' experience at the
liar with the late .ludge Allison, and
incidentally paid a sterling compliment
to the dead jurist. "He was," said Mr.
Graham, "u splendid judge, with a
stock of patience that wns inexhaustible. No lawyer can say that lie was
ever turned nway from Judge Allison's
bnr without n kindly, courteous, complete hearing. His hearing both on nnd
off the bench reminded ine always of a
passage in 'David Copperlield.' where
Dickens writes, in effect, that 'a man
might assume a gentlemanly demeanor
for nn occasion, but lt is only nature's
true nobleman who never lays it
aside.' "—Philadelphia Record.
Knropenn    Monarch     Who     Wears   n
Crown Made from Cannons.
No king iu Europe is a belter king or
a hardier or stronger one than is
Charles, who is the King of Houmania.
This monarch is one of the most Interesting of the rulers of Europe. It is
now thirty years since Charles was
made prince of the country he now
rules, and he was recognized by the
great powers jnst six months after his
election to the throne. Hut the life of
a prince is not always a happy one,
and Charles found out this truth early
lu life. Hut he had a strong hand and
a strong mind and he emerged from
hiH troubles In triumph. He is universally acknowledged to be a great soldier,
a clever statesman and n popular sov-
King of Tigre, eomrado true,
Where in nil thine isles art thou!
Sailing on PonBeoa blue?
Wearing Amapola now?
King of Tigre, where art thou?
Butt ins for Antilles' queen?
Saber hilt or olive bough?
Crown of dust or laurel green?
Raving love or marriage vow?
King and comrade, where art thou?
Sailing on Paciflo sons?
Pitching tents in Pima now?
Underneath magnolia trees?
Thatch of palm or cedar bough?
Soldier singer, whoro art thou?
Coasting on the Oregon?
Saddlo bow or birchen prow?
Round the isles of Amazon?
Pampas, plain or mountain brow?
Prince of rovers, whoro art thou?
Answor mo from out tho west I
1 am wenry, stricken now;
Thou art strong, and I would rest;
Reach a hand with lifted brow 1
King of Tigre, where art thou?"
—Charles Warren Stoddard.
eroign. It wns only u year or so ngo
that be reached the full measure of his
hope nnd ambition, lt was then that
be successfully negotiated the marriage
between his heir and the daughter of
no less powers thnn the imperial house
of Russia and Great Britain. King
Charles' crown is nn Iron one. It wns
mndo of metal from the cannons tnken
from tbe Turks at Plevna sonic yenrs
before it was fushionod Into the little
circlet that rests on bis brows whenever be cares to lit It to his head. He
fought gallantly for thnt crown, and
those who like monarchies and the
things that to them belong will not
grudge him his reward, such as It Is.
He Is liked by his people, and Is not
•verse to treating them pretty well
even In times of peace.
From Good to Batter.
Hungary celebrates its one thousandth
anniversary this year. It has a great national history and a spirited, patriotic
population, bnt with all its attractions
750,000 of its people have chosen to become citizens of tbo United States.—St.
Louis Globe-Democrat.
Miss Irwin was vory busy. She wns
haudling a difficult assignment which
by rights should have boen given to one
of the men reporters, aud so it happeued
that she remained after every one else
had gone to dinner, and for some time
the .walls of the city editor's room had
listeuod to tho unsusnal sound at sacli
an hour of a hud stub peu scratcbiug
over thin brown paper.
Finally the monotonous scratching
was interrupted by the opouing of a
door, and Fauuiug, tho polico reporter,
hastily eutered. Miss Irwin paused iu
ber story long enough to look up.
"Ob," sho said, "it's you, Funning.
Been to dinner already?"
"No, ma'am, not yet. I'm looking
for Scrautou. Hasn't come back yet, has
"Not yet. Anything I can do for you ?"
"No, thanks. I just wauted to see
him about a story—that littlo chap that
was hurt. Read nbout it, didn't you?
Scrauton's interested. Tho little chap's
dying. I've just come from tho bonso.
Tho doctors all say he'll dio tonight,
and I wanted to tell Soranton, I am so
worried. Pshaw, I'm worried sick. I"—
He paused, ran his flngors through his
hair and looked embarrassed.
"Come, now, Fanning, tell me all
about it," said the thoroughly interested
Miss Irwiu.
"There ain't much to tell. Ob, you
mean what I'm worrying nbout? Well,
to put the whole thing iu n few lines,
I'm afraid be might not die in time for
mo to got my story for tho morning's
paper. Just think of what I'd lose—
sucli a beautiful story."
Miss Irwin looked shocked, uud Fanning saw it. His bluo eyes took on a
resolute expression, but the musoles of
bis face did not move, nor did bis red
cheeks grow the least bit redder. He lit
a cigarette and said doggedly :
"Yes, ma'am; so long as he'sgoingto
die—they said he won't live through
tonight—he might have euough consideration for me to arrange it iu time.
Just my luck to get scooped. " And he
knocked off some cigarette ashes.
Miss Irwin gazed at tho boy in astonishment.
"Why, you cruel, cruel fellow," she
exclaimed, in a disappointed tone, "I
didn't think you were that sort. "
It was Fanning's turn to look disappointed. "You seem to think, because I
talk as I do, that a polico reporter hasn't
any feelings at all," he said, iu an injured way. "Maybe we've got more
than you think. Now, there ain't anybody Borrior than I am for that little
boy. Why, his mother and sister think
I'm the best friend they've got, because
if I hadn't said my say, the bully who
hurt the little chap wouldn't huve been
held at all. I fixed him all right enough, !
though; mado things pretty lively at the
polioe court, didu't I? Well, I guess.
"Say, if ho would only hurry up and
die iu time 1 could write tho most ele- j
gant aud touching story. You just ought
to see him. Everybody takes so much in-
terest iu him, and folks send him books |
and toys and jolly aud all sorts of good
things to eat. When I saw him this evening, the bed was covered with playthings, bnt if you'll believe it, ho didn't
seem to care for 'em at all. The ouly
thing he noticed was a buncb of roses
somebody had sent him. He wouldn't
part with 'em, and when I saw him lying buck there with tho flowers against
his cheek, I thought how pretty it would
be for mo to have him die with them iu
his band. Say, wouldn't that be pictnr-
esquo? I won't bother yon, though, any
longer. If you soe Soranton, tell him
about it; he'll bo interested."
Tho door closed, aud Miss Irwin was
again alone. She couldn't take up the
train of thought she had boon pursuing
when interrnpted, and sbu still had tbo
shocked look sho assumed at the beginning of Fanning's conversation.
"Such a hardened fellow," Bhe muttered, "and yet at heart I really believe
him to be what be says he is."
Tbe next morning Miss Irwin scanned
tbe papers, but saw nothing ahont the
boy. The evening papers contained long
accounts of his life and death. Miss Irwin felt rather sorry that Fanning, with
all his cruel, kind heart, had been scooped. She was sure his account would
have surpassed those she had read, and
she sighed as she thought of tbe roses.
They had not been mentioned at all.
Several days passed. She was anxious
to meet the police reporter. Curiosity
caused her to wonder what he would
say. Finally the chance came. She happened to be waiting for a car when Fanning passed. She stopped him.
"By the way, Fanning, I saw yon
were cheated ont of yonr story about
the little boy."
1 Yes, I was.    Luck's   dead against
"What time did he die?"
"Three a. m. exactly.    Jnst too late
for me to get in even a line. I was there
when be died."
"Poor, dear, little fellow I   How did
he die?"
"He died on space rates, ma'am."
Miss Irwin tbonght that she had be-
tome nsed to the reporter's   peculiar
style, but his reply was too much for
her. When she regained her composure,
sho said:
"I mean, did be know anybody? Was
ho conscious to tho lust?"
"Oh, yes. Ho just opened his eyes;
theu ho shut 'em again, and ho opened
'em again and smiled real sweet at his
mother and sister and mo, and thou,
and then he—he just died nice, real nice.
"Say," ho touched Miss Irwin ou
tho arm and laughed, "what do yon suppose? His mother thinks so much of mo
sho asked me to pick out tho coffin;
said she didu't know what would bo appropriate. I selected a little beauty.
Say, you ought to have seeu him in it."
Miss Irwin was becoming vastly interested in Fanning. Ho was so different from any oue she bad over met before. Then, too, ho puzzled her. His
conversation wus certainly of a "don't
care" stylo, but somehow sho couldn't
beliovo liim to bo ns heartless ns he
seemed. His story about tho doath of
tho littlo boy bad affected her greatly;
so muoh so, iu fact, that sho went to
see tho sorrow stricken mother.
"Oh," said the mother, between hor
tears, "you are from Tho Morning Herald, you say? It is so kind of yon to
como. My poor little boy thought Tho
Herald was the best paper iu town ; lie
ofleu sold it. If all tho people on The
Herald arc so good and .kind us you aud
Mr. Fanning"—
"Fanning I"
"Yes, do you know bim? I don't
know what ou earth I would have done
in all my trouble if it hadn't been for
him. He's got tho kindest, most generous heart. 'The Lord loyeth a cheerful
giver,' but thon, Mr. Fanning can afford to givo, and"—
"Fauuiug afford togivel" ejaonlated
Miss Irwiu.  "Why"—
"It's a blessed thing to be rich, nnd
to have so much power on a great big
paper like Tla- Herald," continued the
elder woman. 'Of course, if he bad been
poorer off than he really is, I wouldn't
have let him do what he did."
"May 1 ask what he did?" inquired
Miss Irwin.
"Yes, indeed, and I'm only too glad
to toll you about it. I believe iu mentioning good deeds. Mr. Fanning's paper look such an interest iu my little
boy that it printed loug columns nbout
him, and theu Mr. Fanning had tho man
who injured my boy put in jail, aud
then ho sent him flowers — beautiful
roses, the ones he was buried with—and
Mr. Fanning even bought the coffin with
his own money. When I told him not to
do that, he laughed nud said that was
nothing—he could afford it."
"So," mused the lady reporter, ns she
walked awuy, "Funning has spent all
bis hard earned savings on tho flowers
and coffin. He's a dear, good boy."—
Omaha Herald.
II»n PhotoeraphH Made of Hia Employees
Showing Them Sleeping or Lounging.
One Crew Camped by a Fire—Groat Ia
the Pouffhkec-iaie aud Eastern.
Russell Sage is the proprietor of a
railroad 40 miles long that gives him
moro trouble than all his other mileage
and his millions put together. It is called the Poughkeepsie and Eastern, and,
as its name implies, one end of it is anchored iu what poople who live there
call the Qneou City of tho Hudson. The
j other end is at present located iu a cornfield in tho diroetion of Boston. Every
time Mr. Sage gets out of sorts with tho
Vnuderbilts or annoyed at Ihe New York
aud New Haven peoplo ho stretches out
his Poughkeepsie aud Eastern n little
and employs several men with pickaxes.
Then his surveyor^ squint duo east
through theodolites and there is big talk
about the Poughkeepsie and Eastern
paralleling the Boston and Albany.
Threats nre also mado of an exteusion
west to Chicago.
Mr. Sage decided recently to take an
active part iu the operating of his pet
road. This determination was due to
information he received privately that
things were not going on all right. The
locomotive engineers wero exceeding
their allowance of three-quarters of a
pound of coal per train mile, and wero
ruuning freight trains over the whole
length of the road in less than two days,
tho schedule time, or taking a week,
just as caprice dictated. Theu other irregularities were discovered. At the
aunual inventory, Jan. 1, three coupling
pius aud one chamois leather waBhrag
were missing.
"Tho whole root of the difficulty is
laziness," said President Sage. "These
things will always happen to a railroad
whose employees aro uot industrious.
Discharge all the lazy men we have at
present aud get more."
But this was moro easily said than
done. They couldn't locate the lazy
men. A freight crew would set out from
Boston Corners with every appearance
of wakefulness and energy, but just as
soon as it got around a curve where tbe
master car builder or the" division superintendent couldn't 6ee it, the engineer would run it ou a siding aud the
crew would go to sleep or fall to picking blackberries. Mr. Sage at one time
even thought of stringing wires along
the track, so thut he might learn where
bis trains were, but this involved a
largo outlay, and ho racked bis braiu
for smne simpler plan.
He at leugth evolved a scheme by
which tho divisiou superintendent, the
master car builder aud the track foreman should hide in a caboose and keep
tabs ou a sample train. But ho found
out that tho division superiutendent,
tho master car builder and tbo track
foreman, who was oue and the same
person, had to attend to tho turntable
at Boston Comers and couldn't leave bis
work. The trains were getting slowor
and slower. The Cannon Bull express,
which was put on as a menace to the
New Haven company, occupied nine
hours in running over the road. Then
President Sage took counsel with himself and decided thut something must
be done.
Miss Alice Maude SornbJI, the Olrl Ua< liclor
of Science.
Miss Alice Maude Soruhji, the first
girl bachelor of science in all India, is
the daughter of the lute Rev. Sorahji
Kharsedji of tho Churoh Missionary society nnd of Mrs. Sornbji, so well
known iu western India for mauy educational  charities.    Her earlier educa
tion was obtained at the Victoria High
school, Poona, whence she matriculated
at tho age of 15, appearing nineteenth
in a list of candidates who wore drawn
from the whole Bombay Presidency.
For her degree she read at Wilson college, Bombay, nud has, all through her
course, displuyod a peculiar aptitude
for science. Iu tho degree examination,
held last November, she was the ouly
woman caudidate and obtained moro
marks than any of the others, coming
first iu the order of merit. Miss Sornbji
hopes now to study medicine with n
view to helping Indiau ladies who are
denied visits from a man dootor. Her
great ambition is a London M. D. Miss
Alice Sorahji is a sister of the distinguished Miss Cornelia Sorahji, tbe first
girl graduate of western India, who was
at Oxford, England, not long ago.—
Philadelphia PreBS.
Always Room For "Isers.*'
"The kind of men I waut to hire,"
said a newspaper publisher the other
day while talking to a friend, "are seldom to be had. No matter what their
lines of busiuess 'isers' (a word that
rhymes with scissors) aro never out of
work and always get good money. I
waut somo isers."
"Isers?" exclaimed his companion.
"What on earth are isers?"
"To explain what they are," replied
the publisher, "let me tell you a story
of a 'waut ad.' Once a man wished ti
employ for  his  cirens  an acrobat who
could  throw triple somersaults.    So he ^^^^^^^^^^^
put a'waut ad.' in the paper. In reply j He consulted a firm of detectives. He
to the advertisement he received 00 let- j told thom that bo had ballasted aud
ters. Together with a friend ho read , bonded the road in a style that brought
them over. Somo of the letters he put \ it np to date, aud he wauted them to
in a pile by themselves.   They were the I find out how the employees spent their
Wedding Effects.
A recent bride wore at the altar,
With her rich ivory satiu gown, a broad
belt of white silk webbing thickly sewed
with pearl sequins aud pearls. Tho
clasp was of pearl aud diamonds. At
another wedding the bridesmaids carried white sticks, to which were attached bunches of pink roses. At a third
weddiug of tbe month, this oue in London, the corsolot bodice figured rather
unbecomingly, according to tbe report
of n guest. The eight bridesmaids wore
high satiu waistbands of cerise sal in
over frocks of cream faille, fichus of tho
samo shade of chiffon being also u part
of the trimming. The effect was not
pretty, reproduced bo mauy times, aud
save for the grace of tho large white
picture huts, with nodding plumes,
wonld havo mado very Btiff lookiug
toilets.—Now York Letter.
ones that read something like this;
"Dkau Slu—You advertise for a man who
can throw a triple somersault. I used to throw
triple somersaults and think that ufter a little
practice I could do it again.   I'd like a trial.
"The other letters were put in another pile and ran something like this;
'-Dkau Sin—I am a good ocrobat: hut. while
I never have thrown triple somersaults, I think
with a littlo practice I could do it. I'd lik. to
have a trial.
" 'Well,' said the circus man, as he
shook bis head sadly, 'there ure SO letters from 50 acrobats. Twenty-five of
them aro "hasbeous," 25 are "going to
bos," but there ain't an "iser" iu the
whole lot.' Now, I waut 'isers,' aud so
does every other business man, but they
aro all omployed.''—New York Tribune.
Mistaken Kindness.
One of the first resolutioua which are
formed by men and women who are
sneceeding in life, that is, us measured
by tho ouly standard in use nowadays,
iucreasing their possessions fur boyond
their actual need-', is that they will put
safeguards arouud their children; the
hardships which they themselves contended against shall never, if they can
help it, he encountered by their offspring. They not ouly coddle themselves, iudulgo themselves witli unac-
customed luxuries and spare themselves
all avoidable physical exertion, but they
believo this courBo to be the right way
to live, and that if it is good for them,
it is good for their children. They do
not understand that character is formed
under the pressure of the compulsory
hardships aud self denials of youth,
jnst as they forget that health is not a
gift or an accident, but the reward of
abstinence and of hard work under natural conditions, perhaps continued
through several generations. —Frederick
First Electric Light In > Theater.
It is believed that the first eleotric
light installed in an American theater
was a Jablochkoff candle, used as a focusing lamp in the old California theater, in Bnsh street, San Francisco, in
1878. The managers of the theater at
that time were Messrs. Barton & Hill,
Qeneral Barton and Frank Lawler. The
play was "Antony and Cleopatra," Rose
Eytinge and Cyril Searle taking the
leading parts. Mr. A. H. Reece was the
engineer in obarge of the work.
Time has worked a complete revolution in theatrical lighting, and today-
there is not a theater in tbe United
States whioh could dispense with the
electric li",ht.—Electricity.
time, aud why un up to date roadbed
did uot bring up to dato speed. They
gave him every assurance that they
would bring tbe meu to time.
Equipped with a camera, a detective
who makes a specialty of railroad work
went to Poughkeepsie. He knew that
the presence uf a passenger on a Poughkeepsie aud Eastern train would eScite
suspicion, so he disguised liimself as a
tramp by a marvelonsly small number
of artistic touches, uud begun to loiter
along tbe grass grown line of tbe road.
The result of his labors, it is suid, is
au immense collection of cabinet photographs. They wero taken by tho instantaneous process, but they might just as
easily have been doue with u timo exposure, for they show that employees of
the Poughkeepsie and Eastern rurely
move. Some of the pictures uro so realistic that one who sees them cau almost
bear the conductors and hrakemeii snore.
One especially good view represents
the "Lightuiug Bug" freight train,
which brings maple sirup down from
Vermont regularly overy day, stuntliug
nt euso ou the track while her crew,
camped rouud a log fire, aro listening
to the fireman, who is leading a dime
novel. Thero aro cobwebs ou tho driving whoel of tbo locomotive,
An interesting physiological fact
brought out by tho detective is that employees of the Ponghkoepsie uud Eastern
have tbo rare faculty of sleeping while
standing up. Tbe pictures positively
prove this. The open mouths and closed
eyes eloquently describe a condition of
sound slumber. Whim this convincing
evidence thut insomnia was not one of
his maladies was shown to a brakeman,
he said;
"That's the way I always act. I keep
my eyes shut so as not to wear them
ont, and my mouth is one of those that
falls opeu all the time and only closes
when I remember to shut it. That's
a habit I learned since I came to live in
Mr. Sage does not know exactly -what
to do with his bundle of photographs.
There is some talk of his pasting tbem
up in the Poughkeepsie station as a
warning to the employees in general.
The men know all about tbe pictures
•nd are very much alarmed.
"They took me eating a piece of pie,"
said a freight handler, "when it wasn't
the dinner honr, and I should have been
ohuoking pig iron on a fiat car. Then
they've got a piotnre of a political debate in the roundhouse, when the men
should have been cleaning the engines."
—New York World.
For the Com plea Ion,
A young lady of Chicago, while sojourning iu Egypt last winter, secured
some of the famous philter used by the
ladies of the khedive's harem for the
complexion, and said to be the most
wonderful cosmotic of the world. Instead of usiug it herself she gave it to u
friend who was a chemist aud bud it
analyzed. It tnrued out to bo nothing
more or less than a tincture of benzoin,
a little castor oil aud a few drops of
attar of rose. Whilo it is not a euro all
for facial disfigurements tbe chemist
says it is about the most sensible preparation for tbe skin lie bus ever encountered.
Manners and Matrimony.
Out of a class of girls who have studied together at college, affirms a writer
in tbe London News, those who have
married nre not the must intellectual,
nor the prettiest, but girls with a certain
pleasuut manner, brightness of small
talk aud average good looks. Thackeray
aud Dickens chose for their heroines tbe
sort of womeu meu admire aud marry.
Amelia Sedley, Laura Peudeuuis nnd
Dora Copperlield are all unambitious
women with BOine prettiuess, mind not
above the average and domestic tastes,
devoted to thoir lovers before marriage
aud to tho children after.
The Effect of Heredity.
It was about 1770 in Massachusetts
that tho first woman, Mrs. Abigail
Adams, asked for tbo right of suffrage.
Miss Mabel E. Adams uf tjuiucy, in
that slate, who has just beeu elected to
the school board uud who is oue of tho
leading orators in tbe political equality
cause, is said to be one of hor descendants. Miss Adams is a student as woll
ns a speaker and writer, and has given
considerable time and thought to tho
domestio relations aud conditions of
American society at the proseut time.
Did y'u know I wuz
As tall as ma?
Am!   I'a measured us,
An' you ask pal
Mn wouldn't b'lleve it;
Snys, "The idee
Of thnt boy hein'
As lull as me!"
An' pn he plagued ma;
Told her that she
Wns the baby, now.
Of our ftun'ly;
I tried to love inn,
Same as before;
She sa.vs, "You can't be
Baby no more!"
It tickles my pa
Fur me to be
Taller thnn my mu;
An' tickles me,
'Cuuse, see, I know it's
My only chance—
Nex' suit that I git
I want lonu. pants!
The Machine May He Ridden  by Oi]
or by Two l'eraona.
The great objection to the tandef]
bicycle is the difficulty of carrying il
conversation. Thc one seated in f^
rear cannot bear very well the renin.'
of the person in front, and as tho pel
son iu front is usually tbe young ml
It may be guessed that a great ma.f
remarks have thus been wnsted
the desert air. With a view of col
querlng this obstacle to free converj
tion while two persons are riding
machine, a bicycle bus been inven-^l
which, among a certain class of ride f
promises to become extremely popubj
It Is culled the "companion slde-sca.t' I
bicycle," nnd the manner of Its eK
structlon is very well shown by 11
In this bicycle the two riders \njj
seated side by side, as ln tbe old fas,
loned "sociable" tricycle. In ma I
points the machine resembles this r\
style tricycle, tbe chief difference 1 [
ing that the third wheel Is abaudonel
The long axle of the rear wheel ei
aides the use of two sprockets at lj
extremities, so fnr apart ns to adrrj
of each one being acted upon throui J
n separate pair of sprockets, each nel-J
ated by a separate rider. There isj
triple bead and double frame, tho tg
ter enrrying two saddles placed Bil
by side at a proper distance apart fj
two riders to work pedals freely.
It Is said that a difference of
pounds weight In the riders is uot
tlceable, and that a person who Is .^
norant of riding can be taken out
this wheel  with perfect safety.    Til
system of mounting Is peculiar iy'f
Women In Municipal Affairs.
In the city of Waltham, Mass., Mayor
Lyman has nominated as ovoraeer of the
poor Mrs. C. H. Daniels -, as trustee of
the Lehtndfund, Miss Anna Adams, and
as director of the public library, Mrs. J.
L. Harvey. Those who know these women think that the mayor's nominations
have reflected great credit on himself,
for they are all distinctive women of
marked ability. This new departure
will result in a more general participation of qualified women in municipal
Another Point Gained.
The Russian woman doctors have
gained another point, the medical board,
which is a department of tbe ministry
of the interior, having decreed that the
emblem which doctors wear ou the breast
may also Bo worn by ladies who have
passed an examination giving them tbe
right to practice.
somewhat complicated. For the !!(•:]
one who mounts the wheel Is Inclir !,
to one side, and tbe rider takes his A
her place on tbe lower saddle. TlJ
machine Is then brought again to a]
upright position and the second rldil
mounts by means of the pedal, and i J
tiie start is made. The dismount 1
made ln the same way, reversing, i j
course, the operations.
Live to 100.
Sir Benjamin Ward Richardson st ]
gives it as bis fixed opinion tbat eve<
man and every woman should attain tinge of 100. According to Sir Benjamlr]
the would-be centenarian must have f
blonde complexion, with hazel eye't
light brown hair and reddish cheek j
He must never emoke nor drink, mu >
eat very little meat and he must mi
work by artificial light.—London Glob-1
We would rather enlist In the anni
for three years, In time of war, tha. 3
have a back tooth pulled. LITTLE FOLKS.
J Pablo In Which  May Bo Found
a Valuable Lesson.
ill of the year was well nigh its
•inch fitful gnst brought in its
[ ;s of belated songsters, sweop-
i.rd toward thoir wiuter banuts
lis oue bird, however, that lin-
amoug tho marshes of the
|.t is the "reedy," as ho is called
toys. One morning two reedies
r feeding ground aud directed
j'.nrso as if in quest of a more
; one farther inland. You might
died from tho larger ouo's cau-
surely flight that he wns the
''id moro temperate, aud that the
las heedless aud extravagant.
pthey arrived at a pleusniit valley,
its way through the low lying
, whicli already seemed to
as if iu dreud of the coming
jjiero flowod a sluggish stream.
,s regaled themselves for a timo
fluintios that tho beds of swamp
tattered at iutervals aloug tho
I d to afford them,
•ie of tho calm dispositiou beat his meal as if he wero not
[taken up with the demands of a
craw.    The other,  however,
(floront, aud  so absorbed wus bo
jg that ho did not hear the shrill
tweet," of his companion,
fuote was  uttered as iu alarm at
i.inweleonio uews that the wind
: him. Flakes of snow fell dowu
' ou  tho ground,   nud  still   the
•ed gormaud worked away with
|1.  The snow increased ; the, wind
the hanks of  tall  grass  iu the
J until thoy fairly groaned beneath
In the thoughtless bird, awakened
\-use of his danger, tried iu vaiu
A victim to his greed, lie was
1 by tho cold, nud fouud a swampy
|brotbor, the philosopher, roosted
.■hi; under the oavo of a southern
fhouso, lamenting in bis roveries
J to of his greedy companion,
'roin tills fahlo  louru  the  lessou
tt- heeding the voico of discretiou.
ludolphia Times.
A Spanish Hoy Editor.
rre lives iu New York a lad of   15
Aiolds  some very decided opinions
It/ho  right  of Cuba  to bo a free
[y.   Tiiis is nn importaut question
ow, aud  it will  probably not be
|t for somo time to como.   The
man  previously mentioned  has
tho matter  to bis own satisfac-
UlJXOIl AIlTl'llll I1A1.I1ASAXO, .111.
Ind what he says on tho subject is
Jting, eveu  if you  do uot ugreo
Ibis  views, ns  many persons will
bo is  decidedly favorable to tho
I Spain. Tho young philosopher is
IArturo Baldasnuo, Jr., and ho is
lest sou of Geueral A. Baldasnuo,
uiisli consul iu New York. Young
auo, together with tho other
(oiks of bis family, issues a weok-
' paper called El Muiido, which is
ted throughout the .Spanish colony
icity.—Now York Recorder.
Girla Out of School.
ho  girls who are   just   leaving
'will for awliilo rejoice in their
tin, though  it is to bu hoped tbut
lire somo among you who will feel
J tinge of regret ut saying goodby
|fumiliar round of duties.  Tho um-
who nre  preparing for college
fofession, will be busy aud, there*
appy aud contented, but (ho oth-
oso who have nothing definite iu
will do well to consider tho ad-
u celebrated physician who says:
\ hobby. If yon cannot find pleus-
f geology, natural history, astrou-
[colleet old china, make serapbooks
.nits. You need some such interest
.r to koop yon in health."   Read-
lot enough, household work, mini sot out to do some oue thing
n constantly to accomplish  it,
ot satisfy.   Society success Will
you least of nil, you thoughtful
!('harity, if well directed, by those
bow its pitfalls, is admirable, but
Iist out of school cnunot undertake
liropy on their own account with
pe of being of much use to the
•nity.— Brooklyn Eagle.
Estelle'a Astronomy.
nr littlo Estelle
Was perplexed when she found
that this wonderful world
Thut we live on la round.
Hide and Seek.
A pastime in whicli all tho cats do-
light is hide and seek behind the pil
lows of n hod or sofa. In tho drawing
room thero aro somo old fashioned divans against tho wall with several cushions set, upright, which have beeu the
playground of generations of pets; the
mothers begin by playing with their
kitteus, the kittens keep it up together,
nnd tench it to younger sets, The point
of lho game is which shall soo tho other
first and surprise her by a cntt' on the
nose, which stands for "I spy." Wheu
two pluy, it is simple enough, but when
thero are throe or four one always remains outsido the cushions to soek, aud
by degrees the littlo piuk nosed white
faces peop between the enshious with
the illimitable and provocative expressions of a kitten at play, and the seeker
is surprised by a tap. If sho he ou the
alort, tho hider sometimes vanishes, nud
.sometimes thoy try whicli can get within tho other's guard uud give tho first
M'liss was particularly fond of hide
aud Beek, and established a mode of
playing it with us whilo we were at
dinner. Sho would hide on tho window
sill behind tho long winter curtains
which aro dropped in the evening, und
would poep out at one sido or between
them nnd mew, popping hack again as
we called, "I see you." She never tired
of this slipping unseen from window to
window to vary the surprise until we
had more than euough of it.—Temple
MrB. McSwat's Husband's Suggestion.
"The Woman's club is going to discuss parliamentary law tomorrow evening, Billigor," remarked Mrs. MoSwat,
"and I dou't thiuk I shall go. I dou't
tako any interest iu it."
"Parliamentary law, Lobelia," said
Mr. McSwat magisterially, "is something you can't know too much nbout.
Yon ought to familiarize yourself thoroughly with its usages. A clear understanding of parliamentary law," he
went ou, wanning with his subject,
"would be useful in nil the relations of
life. If I were asked to uanio ono thing,
Lobelia, that is calcnlutod to add self
reliance to charnctor, assist in solving
tbo problems that ariso from day to day,
aud mako the hurdou of life less"—
"Now, what is tho uso of your going
ou liko that, Billiger?" interrupted Mrs.
McSwut. "What good would it do mo
to study parliamentary law, I'd liko to
"You would learu uot to talk when
you aro not in order," replied Billigor,
buryiug himself iu bis newspaper again.
And Mrs. McSwat went out to the
kitchon and tulkod iu a loud and oxpos-
tulatory tono of voice to Bridget for the
uoxt IB minutes.—Chicago Tribune.
A Master's Conception.
Fronde lias admirably described the
spirit iu which Carlylo views the revolution, the spirit of u Hebrew prophet,
discerning divine retributiou on ill doing, and Carlylo himself styles it, in a
letter to Sterling, "a wild, savage hook,
itself a kind of French revolution. * * *
It has como hot out of my own soul,
horn in blackness, whirlwind aud sorrow. " He thought it hud "probably no
chance of being liked by any existing
class of British men," but it speedily
achieved popularity. Mill described it
in this Review us "oue of those works
of genius which nro above all rules, uud
aro a luw to themselves," while Kings-
ley suys, "No book, always excepting
Milton, so quickened and exalted my
poetical view of man and bis history as
that great proso poem, tho single epio of
modern duys, Thomas Carlylo's 'French
Rovolltiou.' "—Westminster Review.
Marsh Gas Under Ice. T|
An interesting chemical experiment,
quite now to me, was performed by a
party of skaters in Ih-j neighborhood of
Baltimore. It is possible that it has
been performed before, hut I havo not,
yet found anyone who has seen or hoard
of it. Tho skaters were on a largo artificial lake upon which remarkably clear
ice had formed. In various plaoes white
spots were noticed in the ice. suggesting, as ouo of tho skaters said tu me,
"air bubbles. " Some ouo bored a holo
through ono of theso whito places and
applied a flame to the gas, which took
fire. This led to further experiiAnts,
and it was found that hy boring a small
hole a long thin jot of flame could be
obtained, and this continued for some
Tho gas was of course marsh gas,
formed by lho decomposition of the
vegetable matter at tho bottom of the
luke. The above method of demonstrating tho formation of this gas iu nature
is, from tho lesthotio poiut of view, a
great improvement on tho usual method
described in tho textbooks, which consists iu stirring a pool of staguant water with il stick and collecting the gas
that rises to the surface. Skating ponds
illuminated hy natural gas are nmoug
the possibilities of the future.—hotter
in Science.
Watched Himself Die.
"Our village doctor, good man that
he was," says a woman visitiug in the
city from an interior towu, "has just
died. He was very much absorbed in
his profession aud studied every case,
from a run of typhoid fever dowu to an
attack of moasles, as if it wero his first
patient. Wheu his own mortal illness
prostrated him, ho diaguosod it clearly,
watched his symptoms aud the otlect of
the remedies used, and warned the at-
teuding physician several days bofore
bis death of tho hopelessness of his
conditiou, ns evidenced by certain feelings no one but a professional patient,
with every sense alert, could have discovered. He was couscions up to tho last,
aud us tho end approached had himself
bolstered among his pillows into a half
sitting position. Ho kept the fingers of
ono baud ou the pnlso of the other, and
though ho said nothing, the expression
of his face showed that he was interested professionally iu wutchiug himself
dio. As he drew bis Inst breath tho fluttering at his wrist must have indicated
it, for lie let his fingers drop, looked
nrouud the group gathered about him
with as clear uud intelligent expression
ns any that ever shoue uu his face, said
aloud aud distinctly, 'Dead now,'and
was, "—New York Times.
flow 'tis held ln its placo
In its orbit so true
Pus a pu/./.le to her,
K With no answer in viow.
Tit must be," said Estello,
[ "Like a bull ill tbo air
That is hunt: by a string,
| But tho string Isn't thero."
-Delia Bart HI ono in Bt. Nicholas.
Bis Motto.
!y walked into n merchant's office
er duy iu search of a situation,
eing put through a catechism by
reliant, he was nskod, "Well, my
4] what is your motto?"
fiio as yours, sir," he replied;
s  you   have on  your  door,
Ivns engaged.—Pearson's Weekly.
Europe's Holdings In Africa.
Within tho scopo of u magazine article it is impossible to describe the steps
which France, Germany and Italy severally took. A sufficient idea, howover,
may hu gained by tho casual reader of
what has beon done when I say that
within tho last ton yoars Franco has (inquired of equatorial Africa about 300, -
000 square miles, iu which there aro
now BOO Europeans; Germany, 400,000
square miles; Italy, ."el7,000 square
miles; aud Portugal has now a defined
territory oxteudiug over 710,000 square
inilos. France, moreover, has beeu active farther north, iu the Sahara and in
west Africa, aud cluiuis rights over
1,000,000 square miles, whileGorinuuy,
in southwest Africa uud tho Cameroons,
asserts her rulo over 540,000 square
miles.—Henry M. Stanley iu Century.
Asbestos In Boots.
The inveutiou cousists of u preparation of asbestos wool compressed into
thin sheets by hydraulic pressure. These
sheets ate thou waterproofed on oue side
by u special solution, and portious inserted into the boots as middle soles.
Asbestus being a nonconductor of heat,
its interpolation into the fabric of our
boots and shoes iu conjunction with a
waterproof material bus tbe effect of
counteracting tbe influences of beat, cold
und moisture. Asbestus lined boots cannot, creak iu wear, uud ure, besides,
many times more flexible than boots
made iu the ordinary manner. Lastly,
asbestus being a nonconductor of electricity, persons wearing boots thus made
may walk over live electric wires in
perfect sufety.—Public Opinion,
The Court Smiled,
Some years ago, iu a Suit which turned on tiie stato of miud of a lady who
bad beeu a meinbor of a sisterhood, tho
lute chiof jnstico, theu Mr. Coleridge,
wns cross examining a witness, who guve
evidence ns to the plaintiff's behavior
while an inmate of the sisters' home.
Among other things it had beeu deposed
that plaintiff had been guilty of n broach
of discipline iu eating a curtain plato of
Mr. Coleridge—Eating strawberries,
Wituess—Yes, sir. She was eating
strawberrios. ^
Mr. Coleridge—How shocking I
Witnoss—It was forbidden, sir.
Mr. Coleridge—Anil did you, madam,
roally consider there was any harm in
Witness—No, sir, not in itself, any
moro than there was in cat ing au apple,
but yon kuow, sir, the mischief that
came from that.
Tbo court smiled, and Mr. Coleridge
seemed to loso tho thread of his ideas
for the moment.—Household Words.
One of Bis Tricks,
Dr. Cyrus Hamlin, Hannibal Hamlin's father, was a man who put considerable faitb in human nature. He also
owned sheep when he lived ou Paris
Hill, and ho took considerable pride iu
them. One day when a neighbor brought
iu a particularly fine wether and offered
to sell it at a reasonable figure tho doctor took the neighbor's word that he bad
raised it and purchased. He was later
informed by his observant son that he
had bought one of his own sheep that
tbo speculative neighbor hud purloiued.
So tho doctor hunted up tho scamp, made
him disgorge uud theu asked him what
he meant by such actions. The neighbor
was wholly unabashed, aud looking the
doctor shrewdly in the eye be stuttered,
for ho was afflicted iu that way, "Dud-
dud-dud-dootor,y-y-you know I'm tricky
ns the dud-dud-devil, 'n that's ouo of
my tut-tut-tricks."—Lowiston Journal.
Lighted Cigars on the Elevated.
"Perhaps it would be too much to expect the elevated road to enforce its rule
prohibiting the carrying of lighted cigars
on the cars," suid Mr. Bifllngtou, "but
how would it do to umeud thut rnle so
as to make it prohibit tho carrying of
lighted bad oigars and then ouforco it?
It would be a difficult thiug to do, I
kuow; the man who stood ou the platform to prevent the currying aboard of
lighted 'twofors' would need to bo uot
ouly a oouuoisseur in tobacco, but au
athlete, too, nud even then bo might
make mistakes in ouo wuy or tho other,
but it would be an effort in the right direction. "—New York Sun.
According to Ovid, tbe white anemone
sprang from the teurs Venus shod for
Wldener-s Advice.
According to a veracious Pittsburg
contemporary, P. A. B. Wideuor of this
city was holding ou to a strap us a Broadway cuble car in New York swung
around the Fourteenth street curve. Thu
car was orowded to suffocatiou. "Nover
iuvest your money iu u cable ear company, my boy. It won't do you a bit of
good," said Mr. Widener to the youug
man who was with him. "Why not?"
was tho reply. "I should think this line
must bo a gold mine. Do you meuu to
say they don't yuy np their dividends?"
"Oh, yes, I gerniy dividends all right,
bnt I never get a seat."—Philadelphia
Killing lhe ITo-r.
We had bunted up and down the lides
for the greater part of a day, and finally,
with the scent at its hottest, we seemed
to have lost tho fox in the neighborhood
of a little cottage, with a pigsty tacked
ou to it. Tho hounds were giving tongue
around the pigsty, while its occupants
protested with no less noise. Tho hubbub wus tremendous, and the tumult in-
creused tenfold when tho second whip
climbed tho sly palings and began to
search tho tenement for the missing fox.
There was no sign of him. Still tho
hounds kept giving tongue around the
dwelling as if tho fox were there. Tho
whip, after drawing the pigsty blank,
knocked at the cottage door and, receiving no answer, entered. The sole iuinnte
was a hedriddeu old woman, who protested with vehemence equal to the pigs'
against this invasion of her privacy,
adding that no fox could possibly have
como in, for tho door had not been opened since her grandson had gone out to
work in the morning,
Tho mini in pink was about to retire
with apologies when a hold hound hurst
iu through the door, with a terrible
burst of melody. Ho stopped to ask no
questions of tho poor old lady, hut went
under tho bed like a tiger. Moro bounds
dushed in; thero wus a souffle uud a
worry under the bed, shrieks from tho
poor old woman that lay on it, furious
denth notes of tho bounds—and iu a
second or two all wus over. It took u
deul of silver and consolation to make
the lady realize that tho hounds bad not
killed her as well as the fox. Sho still
protested solemnly that the fox could
not havo entered tho cottage because the
door had been shut all tbo time, but it
was obvious enough, from tho sootiuess
of the old fellow's coat, that bis way iu
bad been, not through tho door, but
dowu tbo chimney. —11 uemil kin's Magazine.
Man's Sixth Sense.
"There i.s every reason to believe that
man was once vastly superior to his
present self." said Claude Fales Wright,
the theosophisi, iu New York the other
"Yon all havo possibly heard tho expression, whicli comes dowu from centuries, 'Frightened out .of his seven
senses.' It is not ridiculous to believe
that man at one time had seven senses.
What these other two senses wore it is
uot now within our province to kuow.
It is possibly just as difficult to find out
as to tench n person who has no sense
of innsic what music is. You might
play and sing for such a person, hut
without some iutuitivo knowledge of
harmonious sounds you could not make
him appreciate music. Tho main tiling
for us to do is to get rid of old ideas if
wo would learn, Socrates said that this
wuy to learu is to forget. If a man tolls
mo something new, I do not doubt tho
truth of it until I havo investigated it,
If we make np our minds that wo cannot
do a thing, then we will never do it.
"Almost all animals aro susceptible to
iutuitivo qualities, which cnunot he defined. In man theso qualities are often
strongly marked. You have noted the
peculiar influence which tho presence of
certain persons has upon you. Sometimes ouo cannot think ovil or good of
another iu his presence without his
knowing it. This is a sensitiveness to
which wo uro all more or less subject.
But wo must not let this feeling coutrol
ns. We may have it uud control it, and
this, then, coustitutcs the sixth souse.
It is the living in tho world nud not being of it—uot giving up foolishly nil
you huve. It. is evident thnt we uro coming to au appreciation of the sixth sense.
No doubt by philosophy wo will recover
the senses, two of whicli hnve been
temporarily dormuut. "—Pittsburg Dis
No More Managers.
There are no more managers in tho
theatrical business—ut least, if there
nre, they are buck numbers. Nowadays
we huve only directors. It is Modjeska,
direction of Frank L. Perley; John
Hare, direction of Clarence Fleming;
James O'Neil, direction of William F.
Connor; Stuart Robson, direotion of
William Hayden. It is only tho man
with a diamond globe in his shirt front
and a howitzer sizod cigar between his
fingers that "manages."—Theatrical
A List That Might He Extended.
Shakespeare waB never laureate, nor
Miltou, uorPope, uorCruhho, nor Burus,
nor Byron, nor Sholley, nor Coleridge,
nor Keats.—Edinburgh Scotsman.
On the Trek.
We have now bud n real trial of trekking life, nud thus far it is the greatest
success.   This  is bow our day passes:
We trek from about !3 in the morning till
about 7.   As tho road is usually pretty
jolty, aud  therefore uot  couducivo  to
slumber,  Mrs. Grey und I sleep ou for
another  hour  after  wo stop—that  is,
from 7 to 8.   During this time tbe tent
is put up, nud some water got, if possible, for our buths.   Moauwhilo the men
have gone out shootiug.  We havo breakfast on tho voldt about 9:80 or 10. After thut till about 1 :J!0 is free    I sometimes sketch, but I usually want to walk
us well; or I ought to bo writing journal or washing clothes or dusting out
tho wagon or skinning birds or darning
my stockings (especially tho last), and
tho timo available is all too short. At 1
we huvo a cup of cocoa nud a biscuit,
and then pack up for anothor two hours'
trek from 2 to 4.   Ono lias to pack everything in most carefully, us otherwise
it would be either jolted to pieces or
tossed  ont.     Wash-stand,  camp  stools,
ladder, books, etc., uro  nil  located  in
our wagon uud have to be taken in and
out nt  each trek.   From 10 to 11 is the
ouly quiet timo for sleopiug, so ono tries
to mako the most of it.   The "boys"
usuallysleep under tho wagons. Almost
tho ouly drawback of tho life is the dirt
uud dust.   For the first week the roads
wore muddy, and our  buck wagou got
"stuck" several times—ouco for about
eight hours. They had to use 80 pairs of
oxeu to pull it out, taking tho spans
from tho otlier wagons, aud even then
only succeeded after "off loading" uud
much diggiug iu front of tho wheels.—
"Twelve Hundred Miles In u Wagon,"
by Miss Balfour.
Pronounced  Like  English, but With  the
night Syllable Accented.
As tho English language has well
Bottled rules of pronunciation, and is
well ublo to deal in its owu manner
with almost any possible combination
of letters brought into it from other
languages, it would seem to ho not ouly
permissible but proper for English
speaking people to pronounce foreign
names according to English analogies.
It is not incumbent upon Americans or
Englishmen to familiarize themselves
willi Russian, for example, hel'oro they
may venture to pronounce tho mime of
a Russian diplomat, or study Chinese
in order to he iu n position to mention
casually some Chinese proper name. It
is enough, us a geueral rule, to give to
the old combination of sounds presented
to US ill dispatches from Japan, Bulgaria, the Transvaal or Venezuela such
utterance us tho laws of our own language prescribe. Hit or miss, life is too
short to master the orthoopy of every
tongue uud we must be content to do
the best we can iu our own wuy. Especially is this the case with proper names
that have long hud place in the English
language and have u recognized English pronunciation, It is mero affectation to convert Paris into Puree, or apo
the German pronunciation of the name
of Wagner, lho well known musician
and composer, by giving a v twist to tho
first lotter. Paris is Paris, aud Wagner
is Wagner, tho uames being common
and well understood. A person iu the
first enthusiasm of his acquaintance
with a foreign language may bo pardoned for airing his superior knowledge
when uncommon names, not adopted iu
common English speech, are iu question, bnt he becomes ridiculous when
ho undertakes to impart a foreigu accent to familiar names. There is a story
of a New York clerk, named Gordon,
who after a month's stny iu France bo-
came "Oor-r-rdoug" and refused to uu-
swer to uny other appellation. His caso
was an extreme one perhaps, but it illustrates tho vice—too common—of
using with excessive ostentation foreigu
instead uf tho more useful and intelligible English pronunciations.
With respect to Latiu and Greek proper names a stricter rule may perhaps be
conoeded to apply. These languages are
tho implements of culture. The rules of
pronunciation applicable to words transferred from thom into English aro
simple aud few, aud well within tho
leach of overy one who pretends to a
classical education, Afnlseaccout is accordingly unpardonable, nud among
classic scholars correctness of ucceut is
the accepted test of sound and thorough
training. But iu the sounds given to
particular letters there is room for the
manifestation of vanity or immature
judguiout. Cicero's name during tho
lifetime of the great Roman orator was
uudoubtedly prouounced Kikero, nud
Ciusar was Kaisar. Other consonants
and all Ibe vowels were iu classical
Latin pronounced iu n way which our
English letters ouco followed, but from
which they have now for the most part
departed. At college it is well to learn
what is thought to have been tho true
Latin pronunciation. All knowledge is
useful. But it is unnecessary in quoting Latiu after leaving collego to aim
at a painful consistency. In respect
iudeed to uames liko Cicero aud Cu-sar,
which have beeu domesticated, so to
speak, in the Euglish language, the
usual rule applies. They nro to bo pro-
uouueed liko English words, ouly tuk-
iug caro to get the accent on the right
sylluble. Tiio English speaking American people accept, in fact, tho common
sense rule that pure English is always
preferable to a potpourri of German.
Latin uud oilier pronunciations.—Baltimore Suu.
It   Took   Only  a  Slinrt   Time   to   Collect
"More Than Twenty" Fools.
They stepped to the edge of the sidewalk and looked long Snd earnestly iu
tho direction of tho cornice of ono of
tho big buildings. Of courso under the
circumstances the man wlio hud been
standing in the doorway felt impelled
to join them. He could not seeanything
extraordinary at tho top of the building,
but lie kept his eyes upturned becuuso
thoy did.
A man who was hurrying along saw
the throe, and be at onoe forgot where
ho was going and what he had to do,
aud joined them.
"I told you so," said the man who
had first cast bis eyes in that directiou,
and ho mado a motion as if to poiut out
something to his companion.
Four meu who were passing saw the
gesture and stopped to investigate, and
before they had fairly fixed their gazo
upon the cornice throe others joined
"Y'ou maybe right," returned the
companion of the man who had lirsti
spoken, "but you said 20, you know."
Six more peoplo, including two women, were now straining their eyes to see
what was wrong with tho cornice, and
a rumor wus iu oiroulation thut some
oue had tried to throw a child out of
ono of the windows, This was promptly
deuied by the man who knows it all and
who is always present on such an occasion. He said that a gung of counterfeiters bad been found ou tho top floor
and had taken refuge on the roof, where
they were preparing to do battle with
thu officers who had been sent to arrest
Meanwhiletbe little group ut tho edge
of tho sidewalk had swelled to a crowd
of over a huudred.
"Well, are you satisfied now?" asked
the man who had first stopped.
"Yes," replied his companion.
"There are more than 20."
"Moro than 20 what?" anxiously inquired several of those nearest the two.
"Fools," returned tbe first speaker
promptly, "inspired idiots. Yon see, we
had a dispute as to the number of fools
to be seen ou the streets of a great city,
and I bet him we could gather 20 around
us iu ten minutes by simply standing
out hero and looking up ut tho coruice.
Gentlemen, there are more than 20 of
you here, and I win."
Then a hundred or more solemn looking meu, and a few womeu, went on
about their business, and they all fell
liko kicking themselves without intermission for a period of not less than two
hours. -aQht-ii-gu Post,
Early Piety.
D. L. Moody, the evangelist, told u
story in Philadelphia the other day
about his life before bis conversion,
when a boy of 17. Ho said that while he
was a pretty had boy iu his unregener-
nto days, deep in tbe follies and emus
of tho world, he never broko so far away
from bis enrly religious training us to
forget to sny bis prayers every night.
"I used to sleep with my brother," he
said, "uud if either ono of us happened
to jump into bed without first getting
on his knees tbo other would swear at
him vigorously aud kick him out on tbe j
floor." I
Oorgo Sand at Savenly-ttne.
Ln Revue de Paris prints a statement
by George Band ou her views of novel
writing nud her views of lifo in geueral.
It was written when sho was 71   years
old  and was  meant  as a preface  to a
new edition of her works, but the project of tbo now oditiou was given up.
Though  sho  was  looking  forward   lo
death at tho time, it expresses only the
most cheerful sentiments, for there was
a Stubbornness  about  hor optimism as
nbout  her  idealism.    Concerning   this
last sho hns u good deal to say, of which
the   substance  is  this:   sho  has  beeu
charged with idealizing her personages,
Well, she meant thnn to be as they arc
And, which is not the same thing, she
saw them so, aud often met people like
them iu the world.  But if she had only
met   one   such   noble   personage   that
sume  would  have   been  real, and  she
would he within her rights in depicting
him.    Sho is aware tbo present temper
of lho world is hard.    She bus done her
level best  to soften the feelings of her
contemporaries  and   altogether failed.
But she means to go on her old way ut
71, und,  if she can persuade  a single
soul of the reality of ideal virtue, will
sny her time bus not been losl.   And all
Will come right.  As for the world going
to tho dogs  or dying of feebleness—not
it hit of it.   The groauer only echoes blown    miserable   couditiou. — London
The Wheel and England,.. J
Take tbo Great North r;,'?bV. Except
upou market days, ouo might have traveled any 50 miles along it between
Higbgute aud York without meeting 50
peoplo. Towns which literally lived by,
the road bud drifted iuto a helplessly
sornuoleut conditiou, from which no apparent human agency could awaken
them, and the stranger thereto was stared
at as much as if ho bad beeu a high-
lander or au Iroquois iu full warpaint.
The highway itself, heiug of no particular vulue to anybody siuce tbe Greut
Northern railway begau to whirl tho
old patrons of the roud along at 45
miles au hour, was allowed to decay,
and in wet seasons or suowy weather
was well nigh impassable.
Tho rage for wheeling lias produced a
rapid transformation,   Station yourself
at auy point you like, and try to count
tho machines which pass ou a fine Saturday afternoon during tho course of an
hour, uud  you will  soon   abandon  the.
tusk as hopeless.    Then, consider that
overy rider of every machine spends
something during bis trip, even if it be
hut tho cost of a temperanco drink.
Consider that a very largo number at 5
Saturday riders sleep out aud   make
good meals during their journey; that
they are coustantly spending something •
over aud above their actual traveling expenses ; thut the wonderful extension of
our acquaintance with our owu country
resulting from these peaceful invasions'
of it by the inhabitants, not merely of tho
metropolis, but of every city nud cousid-
ortthlo town  in Ihe laud, has  led to the
refurbishing up of such  local lions as
tbo castle, or  the  abbey, or tbe  great
Somebody's birthplace, or the waterfall,
or the  view (tho  inspection  of  nil of
which means the expenditure of money),
and au approximate idea mny bo gained
of   the  influence  upon   national  trade
whicli this pastime alouo exercises.—
Chambers' Journal.
He Conquered Carlyle.
Tho Rov. Thomas Alexander, n Presbyterian minister loug resident In Cbt I*
sea, and well known us a brother Scot,
was most anxious to knew Carlyle, but
had no opportunity of getting an Intro
duct ion to him. Oue day, iu the King's
roud, he saw Carlylo coming in his direction, and look advantage of tho opportunity by going up to the sage und
saying, "Thomas Carlyle, 1 believe':"
Cnrlyle's reply was, "Tom Alexander,
I know!" They became good friends,
nnd later Mr. Alexander wrole to Carlyle for a subscription toward a school
building fund, and Carlyle wrole hack
a refusal in doggerel, whereupon Mr.
Alexauder replied that if he did not
send him £5 he would sell his poetry to
a collector or publish it. The £6 wus nt
once forthconiiug.—San Francisco Argonaut
Superstitions About the Weather.
Popular superstititious nbout tho
weather linger long, and iu spite of the
teachings of science people persist iu believing that seaweed hung up iu a backyard will become damp ut the approach
of ruin, or Hint a similar indication ie
to be found in the fact that a pig is seen
chewing straw. Mr. Richard Inwards,
the president of the Met eon (logical society, it is needless io say, has no belief
whatever iu such methods uf prophesy*
iug the weather. What belief could he
moro firmly rooted in many peoplo thau
tbe belief that if it rains on St, Swith-
in's day it will ram for 40 days? "An
nnadullerateil fallacy," such is what
Mr. luwards calls it, yet in spite of tho
evidence accumulated upon the subject
by the Meteorological Office, people go
on putting faith in it as though there
were no such thiug as experience. Then,
again, it is said that a full moon will
clear away clouds, and thut n eliuiige of
moou ou a Saturday or a Sunday Is nn
indication of floods, although nol a little evidence In favor of either belief
has over been adduced,—London Nov, s.
An Advantage.
"What advantage do spiritualists
havo over other men?"
"Thoir lirst wives always advise
thom to marry again."—Chicago Record,
Tho Australian sword fouud in uso
among the aborlgiues when that oountry
wus first discovered by Europeans was
modeled utter Ihe sword glass which
grows wild iu that ooutinout. FRATERNAL NOTES.
Sous und Daughters of St. George.
At a meeting of Inlicriiiuii Lodge, Nu.
S25. held to-night W. H. D. \V. G. V.
Bro. Hy. Allsopp. assisted by Bro. John
Hilbert, 'i. LVL, Installed  the following
m.       -,     .,  ,    ,.,.     ,.      „     .      Hilbert, G. M., installed the following
The  Capitals Win the Senior „..■„,.„ ,•„,. the enauing ,,,,„ ,„• six
Lacrosst- Mutch.
The senior lacrosse match played at.
New Westminster to-day resulted in a
victory for Victoria by 4 goals to 2. The
home team made the lirst two goals, and
then Victoria redeemed herself by four
Tlte Rifle Shoot.
Following are the scores  made  this
afternoon in the cup competition :
W. I-Ivgh  SO   81   27
W. I'. President—John Gregory.
President—J. VV. Wagstah",
Vice President—G. Mottishaw.
Secretary—F. Wugstafl'.
Assistant Secretary—Wm. Mottishaw,
Treasurer—W. Dean,
Assistant Messenger—I. Storey.
Chaplain—John Ghadtviuk.
Inside Sentinel — William  Pywell.
Outside Sentinel—T. P. riper, jnn
„, - Zjtaiiiflo Elections.
youd Ils Capacity. 	
, !.,;„„„ ,,, Wl. W. W. I. MclNNES,
vinco us follows: "'I he condition of opposition candidate,
this bridge has long been questioned «in address lnooiingti as follows:
by many and in 1893 astern warn- ,           ,
ing was given.    With what result? Salt Spring Island (North) Mny 11)
Some repairs, but we hear nothing "        "       "       (South)   "    20
of a thorough inquiry'into its capa-  Alberni    "    28
bilities.   This year  the bridge re- Nanaimo Citv                        "    SO
oeived   tho customary   inspection, ,-.          ,                               T         ,
! .        '  Duncan s June   1
. Bicycles, j
and the customary report of ils ex
cellenl  condition   was  handed in.  - "1II,IX
. .', The  inquiry  now proceeding may  ' nion
Grand  Lodge Representative — John      n        •     .•   ..        '. . 7       '
,,.,, .,, 1   .,  ,,   ,. tell    us   whether   tins   report   was  Cedar
lhllicrt.    Alternate, .1. H. Cocking. .     ...   ,,     ,, , ....        ,.,    .
.,,  ,,.., ,,   ,- 1 ins tied bv llu- real (•(iniltlionof the  v;,,,,,,,,,,
1 .rustees— 1. \\ ilson,   li. kenyon   ami ■'   . , .*•       .,    . „   ,   ,,      oomeni
<•  1.' r i-i(i,.,„i,-i,ri, •>■ "- ".-, ( 1    hi                                             bridge.    I.ci   1 lint   pass.    l.ut. tin
(.t. i'.. 1. 1 ittenarign  -- -/ <sa John Piper.    ,                                            , •       .               ■   • 1              ,1
,,  ... , .,, .., ou ,..           ..        ■          ,,..,,-,     safety   "    every   -lint m-   nuisl.   lie
R.Watson  Jl ..I 2H f nance Committee—John Cbadwick, ].   .  •..        .    .-       ,    •.      .    ,    ., ]{ov.,i Oaks                               "     1(1
r ,,   i-„,.i.„r .,, .,- 9n „„          .....           . ,.  ., ,,. .                 nidged in relation   In tin- work   il rvoytu uaKS          iu
O. 11. Barker  21 .1 20 rhomas Wilson und E. Mottishaw.           ;'                    ....    ,,,10    1.,                                           11     to
. ....       „ .,. „. .,„      ,  ,,.   ...     ,,    ,   ,,  I bus In id.    \t   1:11 ri-Mirt  was   here oooke  1-'
James McGregor  1, 23 .'.' He ef Cotnni ttee—W. Pywe 1, J. II.,       ,      ,     ,   ,,    .,   ',     ,   ...      , ,,,.,,,,
m iA'„ii ... an 22 ,•   n                             '                   made about   this?    Lasl   I nesday Gabrola Island    "     5
» • >>nii   —   ou   -- t 'ick 1 in: unit John 1 iregory. ., ,     ,.    ■                    ,1
-1.-   -,.„,.                              ., ,, '    ,   , ., 'the  stale   ot   nnnil'S   seems  lo nave Vnnnin-m nit-2
VV. McGregor  .',,   20   Jl ;,-,,, Gregory  was presented with a 1,                         . .,           ,,,, „ ,   .. .-.1.1.111110 1 n\
w  a  v,,„,„, ••-   •>■■   1- ,,      ,,■,'-,,          , ,, 11. been about as follows:    llie bridge. .,
W. A, \011ng    _,    23    1,     'as,    -ivsn U*iil s Lin •.•(',   and   Uro   Wm.       ,        ,    ... ■   ,      1    1   , CSUIIOOS
,„    '    .,        .,        ,        . wbeii buili, wns ir.ictiikil to carry
ui  Mottishaw wilh  u  chai'in  lor Been ring
Dr. Drysdale	
M. Miller	
Dr. Hall 	
Dr, MeKeehnle 	
Dr. Mason 	
W. Hygh  88 W. A, Young .
Geo. Plttendrigh 81 Dr. Drysdule  .
K. Watson  78 M. Miller	
C. H. Barker .  .77 Dr. Hall 	
Jas. McGregor . .77 Dr, McKechnii
W, Wall 74 Dr. Mason ....
W. McGregor..., 70
To Bicycles done on our premises nt the shortest possible notice.
Jin, CocKtxo being a thorough practical bicycle hand, will be
pleased to furnish nil Information gratis, and all  work
done hy (his firm willbeguaranteed to be first-class.
Next to Sloan & Scott's Old Stand.
S—A large consignment of bicycle sundries just arriv-
from the east.
when buill, wns liiloiulcil   1"   carry '   ,X \
a moving load of 1,000 pounds Ui Wellington     "    is (i%««^«%^-%%%«i%%%«^%%%%%%%%%%%r«^%%«r%^
1.   18 the most meiubers I Hle running foot, equivalent to 18,- Northfield    "    111
■!     "     Rev'Cl »<1 will become thc ncxl   750 p(,unds to each   panel, or 9,375     Attl.onbov. med meetings Mr. Jlelnnos
pounds' to each truss.    There is said "'••'  '"'  a*»i.t-Hl by other omhiaiil  Bpi-akor,.
_      .. . 'I'll..    H,l    „l„.Mli,  .11    ,,1    .ill     , .1,1., 11. ill l.l       fill.        I.1-I-...-I-I
hi    12    II   a-quisitioii to the lodge,
li   11     0
At 11 meeting of 1 lliver Lodge. So. 102,
Daughters of St. George, Sister Penketh
tn liave been in addition a safety
Facl  r of five, and this may, oi-may
''   D.D.G. P., assisted by Sister Bradbury,   not, hnve been Ihe case originally,  uny
G.M., installed the following officers for I bu, (be safety margin ought   neve)
the ensuing term: j •„ |,e intentionally drawn upon,   ll   ,,!"'' m,l"""M"ssi
A.  P.  Ml KKNZiK,
onion el all opposed ta the present
am,.ni in,- cordially Invited,
government candidate or cmultdntes, or
e en their belinlf, nre Invited to bo present
ill bo (riven ample opportunity to tako
Handled Only by N. E. P. S. 'J
W.P. President—Sister K. Mottishaw. js intended for safety,  nol   for de-
President—Sistei E. Wngsti
Vice President—Sister !'.. Mottishaw.
Financial Secretary—Sis. 15. Mitchell.
Ih ding Sec.—Sister B, WagsmH'.
Treasurer^Sister Bowen.
■ liberate use.    What was thai bridge !
: asked to do?    The car :11111 its pas-
Sec rotary.
ii. r. c.ixic,
Cliiilrmnn oi ICxooutive.
The Meteor \Mns Again.
A London dispatch says the Mote -
again won to-day, arriving nt   Hover at Chaplain—Sister Hodgson,
■I.Uo.r-S; Britannia 2nd, SatnnitaSrd and '""Hl Conductor   Sister tlutbowaj
sengfi-s   probably   weighed 38,000   l-fATT'lAp
pounds.    Now, taking the centre of  ±\\_ } ILI
tbe oar track us being five feet from
the edge of the roadway, which was: SKINNER STREET,
-,.  ,.,,,.,„,,,.,_,,,.       ,,..,., 19 feet wide, the nearer truss would 	
and Ailsn4tli.    They stalled from the     Seeond'Conduclor—Sister T, Gregory,  carry fourteen-nineteenths of   Ibis
Nore. They carried jib topsails and club     Outside Guard—Sister Tlirnll. weight  or 28,000   pounds, without   MRS. JAS.   ll.UVKl.N't;,  (late of the
topsails.    The weather was  almost a      Inside Guard—Sis'er Snowden. includinganythingfol'other weiehts        Temperance House) desires to ex-
dead calm.   The  London Times says:     Trustees—Sisters   E,  Mottishaw,   B.   which we know were on the bridge. presB hor thanks to the public for
" It is unquestionable that the Meteor Is   Wagstuff I T. Thrall Great   Heavens!    the   bridge   was |       former patronage, and now begs tt
a phenomenal vessel in  light  weather,     Auditors—Sisters B. Pollard, F. Hath-   loaded to nearly three  times what
and as she has less beam und is liner away and E, Snowden. should have  been   ils   "safe load."
lined than the Valkyrie, there is no rea-     Sister Mottishaw was presented with  The weight of the  car, empty, was
son why she should not ;c,]iiit  herself a Past President's badge, was greater than the bridge was ex-
well in a smart blow." After the Installation ceremonies lhe  pected to carry when it   was   built,
  officers and members were tendered a  and this we only   learn  at    a  cosl
Albert  Deeming met with a rather  banquet, which wns done full justice.       which is  heartbreaking,    ll  is   in-
serious accident at the Vancouver biev- conceivable that   that   the respon
clc track on Saturday last, and as a re*
Grand Lodge K. of P.
sible parties ever actually realized
t.ile that the Kevier House has
been comfortably arranged for the
accommodation of boarders, steady
or transient. Single or double rooms
wilh hoi or cold water baths, and
electric li^ht in each room. Everything strictly lli'st-class and charges
moderate, Ueincmber the house, a '
liall'-miiiulc's walk from the old
stand north.
$1.50 Per Sack.
■ ,. pacl's cncncn.
lyConimuni  n;i-elel:  mt, the bishop.   11 tt J U H 111 U lUUl l/lllW
111.   i,«. ^ ,,..  nniui.i.1.,   ,,,.-,,   alio   iih   .(   IC- j .,..,.     I  ..., ,^.-  v ., .     ...........	
stilt is now carrying his hand in a most The Grand bodge, K. of P., which has that tl ey were | laying with bum a 11
important looking bandage; he also re- '"''" '" session in Nana imo during the lives, but I heir ignorance, was ctllp-
ceived 11 severe cut on one of his knee- week, elected the following oHicets: ably careless.    They ought to have
caps and bruised   his   shoulder.    Not- ''• ''•  -'•■  Theron  Ackerman,   Royal known."
withstanding the mishap, however, Al- I-1"''-'1'. No.tt.
bert rode ill the subsequent three-mile Grand Chancellor,   I'.   W.   Dowling,
professional and captured second place, Rathbone Lodge, No. 7.
.lames taking lirst. 1    G. V, C...I. B. Kennedy, l-'rnserKiver
LiOdge, i\o. 12. i((ijv.ot                             1111,1.11
The Wellington sports committee are G, P., .lames Haddow, Damon  bodge,   10 a'   Sunday school;  11 a. m.. Short
miking good progress with the prepare- -**■• 8- Matins, Uonllr.n'iition iimi serin in.   The
tion of their progra, feventsfortl :e G. K. of R. * 8.. En.ll Pfcrdncr, Far \[^»    , '   ^'Xr^.K A Fall Aliment ., the 1 ,t MnrKet Hat,
lst of July celebration,    li  Is expected \\ est Lodge. No. 1. nnnml.ero   cauiiii lutes and  preach on
that horse racing will form au additional G. M. ol Ex,, W. K, Leighton, Myrtle the occasion.   7 p. 111.,  Evensong and
attraction for the occasion. Lodge, No. 9. sermon.                                                          wot*     Vimil'17
  G. M.al A„G, B. Trltes, Wellington rhro,,|-ho,ilthes.imn.er months r.vcn-   .)ul)      llUXA
,,,           ,.,,.,. .... song will  he shortened—uulv one eauti*
Attorney-General bberts is en  route Lodge Eo. 2.                                            ,.|e ricf address.    The second bell
to London to represent British Colum- G,  I. G,,   Robert   Rivers,   Nanulmo will not be rung till 7 o'clock.                I
bla before the  Imperial  Privy r nil Lodge, No, 4, i-iikshyteiuan cnuiicit.
on the railway belt question. G. O. G., Dr. P.Scharsclimidt.Comox Morning service at 11 o'clock; Bible
 <»«■  L-idge No, 6, ,',:";''i nn*-  Siibbuth  school at   L' p.m.;
nrrnv   ivn pnnvTvei? ci          ,   11  .•*                  .-         1   1 ovening service tit 7. All welcome.   Rev.                              	
Hi. AMI PROVINCE, Hie Installation   was   performed   by   S(.  ^, ,H, ]mslor pl.0 u-m.
Mr. Alf.   Davis,   who   was   recently 8uPre--,e Representative II. J. Austin, Y. P. S. C. E, prayer meeting immc-   VjctOHll CreSCCllt,   XllllUilllO
tricken with paralysis at Nelson, is now 1,'>i>"''1   h.v   Supreme   Representative diately after the evening service.
1           ■                                   '       "    " 1               ,.                         .-               ..                      ..     , M ..ii......    ii...iiiii(          1111*1.-1 in v   i-vcidti"
The outside or wood substance of wheat is removed and balance
of kernel ground into flour, making a perfect flour for all jl
dyspeptics, and will  aid digestion quicker than any other j
in use. .      <(
We claim to have TEAS, the best, the equal of which are nowhere
to be bud.    They will pi the farthest and please the most ij
particular.   Choice Blends, 25, 40 and 50 cts. per lb. •'?
The Best Groceries handled by us.   Give us a trial  order this .■¥
month and save money for yourself as well as store. 1"
Promptly Attended to
Tin and Sheet-Iron Work
.Imi:,   what   made  you  look   so  nice  lust  night   in    >l
Jack —Why Tom, because I hud such   a clean   shirt
ami collar on and such nice polish on them,
II ;■■: 1ST ciifin'1
Btriun.ro  \, 00 j.uia y -:- :i,   -.,, ; -    1,. 1 ■ ■ :. ■ ■ .v
,    t  1 .lames CmnBini   iielini-us Snnroiiie I'rel.       .\10ueel,  meeting, liiuisoav   evenin^
out nf danger. •iiiuich i^iobhuii, aciing us Diipreini   1 rei- . • OfllceTol. ao.   1
Rev. O.K.Cooper will nol return fr   ate, and lieurge Mudiguu, ncting as Su
Kngland until  August, and it Is said he   I"'''""' M- :i1 A
will not return alone.
The Gospel temperance meeting und 1
the auspices of the W. ('. '[. U will bo
held Jane 14 instead of June 7. .Mi„e,v M^thm- i-V^.^'" A-,i""1",i' *,nslor'189 Kan»uw JOHN   HILBEUT
oommftted^tZun^^rti'Z^"., Anjmportnni masS meeting of v ,,„,:,,,.       ■ Funeral Director aod Emkalmer
Tom—Where did you ^et them done?
Jack—At tht	
lox 16.   Bosldonco Tel. 101,  {■"-•
premeM.ntA. baiiibt ciiuiicn, -.             lill IMMHIl   Q   1'f\
The Grand Lodge adjour icel Services at 11 A. M. and 7 I-. M. Sundiiy J|.  ,).    J I 1 1 j 15 li. I Ii L   IV   I U.
.   ,, , .,.      ;     .    ,,       ,    .    sc I and  pastor's  bible chiss at 2:3U
OB'-h* the Si .1  I nesday in May. bv,, |1M_     Mi(hvcl.k   ,„,,,•,„,.,   Wednesday,                        „.,.,. s ,,,
111 New U est 111 Insti•!■. 7:80 1-. M. All sentS free; all nro invited.
-,,   , . An important mass  meeting  ol
committed for trial an a charge ol per-  ,1 „   *>■    ,
Loneer Steam Laundry
Tom—No more Chinamen for me.   They ruih inv shirts.
Jack— Drop a card in Post Office Box 95 or leave word at lino's  Barber
Shop and the wagon will call on you at once.
forming 1111 abortion in March, 1804,
iiiin    .Mine    Labi ter-'      First Sunday after Trlnitv—Holy Com-
  I'lmicKii'iuviiiici   , 1 11111 ,       ,,...., , 	
.rotective Association was  held  in   amnion, 8u. tn.; Morning Prayer, Holy
the opera   house this mornini!  for  Coniniiini id sermon, 11 a. 111.1 Bun-
day school, 2:HU p.m.; liveninglrayer
Terms Btrlctly cash, CO, H.
The members of the Black Diamond
Cycle Club will meet ai  the Athletic ,
f„ , ,„ the purpose of considering the oues-
UlUb rooms at   1:30 P. m. to-morrow for . ,* •      ■ 1        ,,- ,      and sermon, , p. 10.
„ „•„„;  ' tion of continuing the office oi the     The Lmd iiislu.p of the Diocese will
agency and secretaryship now held  preach ill the evening sorvice.   Evening
.. .  ...    ,. , ""•",  ' """ "' by Mr. Ralph Smith,    Mr. Smith n'-th
Hot, WarEagleand Iron Mask mines in had previously expressed a ui-h to '";'
Kootenay have been sold •--■■■
nliiiite ot tho Oriental, llie Rurokn,
llie   SOW   Vnrli   llli.l   Cllirk'B
BehoolBot BinbalmtiiK.
.   . , ,. il^i-iii,   no,,  -,i iniii i,iuii   ie>,\    iii'iii    id t-ued Ul   1  1 e c vim ill" dui 1 11.-,     ,.*'  ^,
A London dispatch says that  the l.e |)y  M',.   [^j.,], .-^,,,-{1,     M,.   s.lli;|, aiithcin,   "The Hymn of Pence" (Cal- I. 3 nnd 5 Bastion St., Xnnniino
oi, War Eagle and Iron Mask mines in had previously expressed a wish to l'ot' ■ .**}'" 't"''"" n^n',
Kootenay have been sold to Brit sh can- 1        .1          ,'.              1      t-           1 \\ cek-duy services as usual. _.._ ........ ,.--,                     ,
ItalistS   for   .10,0110, ,     ■>,       m          , ll;'Vt"1'"   ,:i:"":1:   °l,e"'y   "—' „,,.v..„,:i.l,r.M,,u,„,sro1ir,,H. T    f             A J  RoVaisv  ;„.(
11,000,000 respectively            ' "   !','":1" '"'•","'"'    ^ the result      Mr. w. Mttll,  will  ,„■,,„•!, i„ l\\ \§ \\\f\\ '"'".'   <lilU
,,               '     ,    ■ ot tins mornings meeting,  il   was  ■.-„, ,linrllt ,,,,1   m,- [{ninb Sinll 1 11 i.'l             ' g !>,, .1 .........J-
Controcs  or  he construction of the al ,    nnanitin,,,-lv   resolved   to  the -".-nb.-r Services V.i ..m.al h ,. IlLlf.i'Jn K(kSTai!l tlllt.
}\lU W0KI ~*S  SjyJJ
v     .      ,,    , almost   unanimously   resolved   to the evening.   Service
Nanaimo Hotel have been awarded as continue the agency and Mr.Smith All welcome.
follows:  Building, W. N. Shaw ; paint- as „,,,„,.    ,,  u,,. 'also  decidel|   to                   - -~~ —
Ing, NO. I'oster; plumbing, I:.,,,,!,,, ,,,1,-t it u,e n„„i. 1,1 v for weekly meet- ,.             "" '"   '"              ,.„•,!,
llros.   Work wil be commencedatonei 1    •      ,1                       '     .1 fcuJUR—Ogilvie'sHungarian.?5.no    bl.
on-M„  ,„ ,,   L",T   v v   r. mgs during the summer months,             Green Crown  u.uo   "
On M.11   1, „t Rochester, S. Y„ Dan Buch meetings to beheld on thefirst              Hercules  4.00   "
McLeod deieated   Ed,  Atl.erton,  the Saturday   in   every   month.   The BuoAn-Ucstgranulated      f5.60-j.sack
middleweight uhamnion, bv twostralaht = .'.  1..... '1 1... Bright yellow  4.26
Invites Inspection uml Comparison
as to Quality and Price,
Nanaimo Furniture Store,
Johnston Block, Bastion St.
H. BcTEIOHTPpoppWip,
lull nml Com plo tfl Stock of—
Furniture, Mattresses, Lounges,
Uplinlitorod Goods 0! all Klinln Mmle and He-,
luiireil.    l-iirniliirc  nf nil   ilcscri|itl((li   limiKllt
nml Bold.   MAttrauofl roDatretl kikI delivered
tlic Mdncdiiy.   A trial order solicited.
; <> 1'■ '•'"'• '•» '"'•- V"'. Awarded  Fir.-i  Prize at the Auri-
. nil it nii'i'liiiji lur si'i.ic s ici'ial nil-   u,., ..,,..., i; ,,.,,v
men weighed In at  ion pounds.  ,,.„,.„, any time
The match was for (J600 asi
Robert McKay, an employe of Ueman
& WauiBley, was riding iihing Comme     ■     .   ..
cultural Show.
   -'"" Saturday   m   every   iinniiii.    ine ;-
inddlewelght uhampion, by two straight secretary, however, is empowered to
fall.iu. 41 and  U minutes respectively.   oal] „ „;,,,;       fl„. ,,.Ll,        ..
Both   men wcinhed   in   at   IRR    ,„k     ._. ' | tii.    i.. -I " ' . ltu
-o-i*-«- In 11 is   1 'reainery    SOn
San Francis Ibronlcle snvst— . "■'">' 2Ju@26u    - shoil VhanYhcv |iiissihiv c.ailil lieelse-l      MKMANS &  WAArST.RV
.. Do ,,.,- -.|'i„. English wliaviiack Progressisi is 0"«" „ „.' ur(loz(?n  BBW TWO-BIT MEAL IN THE CITY  ffl,ere and at a Considerably Im cos..;     lU-"A->^ &  WAMHliJiX
cial street Thursday when his horse fell,   not long for tin a-l.   When her char- 'v.,,,1,-. ""'on • i..« VVI,on >'"" •*•■ Bave money by.linyliit-t'
rolling on the rider's right leg and bruis-  t*r expires, about lw onths hence, il Kiiatot
ing it severely.   He was conveyed to the  |- .aid the Dunsinuirs will  be glad  to (
hospital, where he is doing well. ],,«. the homely I ting coal carrier oil
Messrs. J. J. Honeyman and .lames  their hands.  When the vessel was elm: ■
SEND YOUR CHILDBEN TO \7S,     .,.,      ,.      ,    ,
,,      .   ....    . , .....        (.itv Market
It yon do, nil malic a groat difference •'
with the youngsters and a still greater ~ "~>
(liiTereiiee witli you.    They'll he better
shod than  Ihey possibly coiild lie else-
Kelly, architects, acting  lor instr  tared to run between here an 1 Welling-
tions from Mayor Davison and Aid. Fore- tin for the Dunsmulrs, the latter reser--
man, chairman of the Street committee, e I the privilege of purchasing her at a
to-day made a careful and thorough In- given  figure at  the end of the year.
spectlon of the Green bloult, and a report Their experience with tho whalebaclc,
thereon will be submitted to the Council  however, has been such as to 1 vines
on Monday evening, tu,m  thlU    they do not wish* to own
—        • ■**■ her at the price  asked.    The owners of
Coal Shipments This Week. the Progressist  guaranteed   when   tie
Following are the foreign shipments charter wns entered into that she would
of coal for the week ending .111 ne C: carry-1,2J0 tons.    A   trial  showed  that
nv tiik new vaxi iii'vicn comi'axv. dn ilie return t rip,  light, she required
Datk,       Nam* aud DssTi-uMoN.       Tons, moo tons of rock ballast, and as the cost
'2 Str Puritan, Alaska           ir,
Highest Honors—World's Fair
6 sp  Kyuanec, Ban Francisco...
6 Sji li 1 well 1 San Francisco,... .
1 Str Excelsior, San Francisco . .
r. Htr Discovery, Port Tnwuse'nd.
6 Str Kapid Transit, Seattle ....
of lifting that amount of ballast out of
HS BastionStreet"opp.TeleBraphOfflce Shfelan^"8^ and Retail Butchers]
it, to qui ems ,11 1-1 always find ln nur stock—tho best juve-
F. ROWBOTTOM, Prop. nllo footwear In Nanaimo.   You can't
.    heat  either nur goods or  prices.    Von
, 11      1 might as well try to beat a drum with a
Qnban CigafFaetory.l" '0RR&RENDELt.
y-n  the slii[i at Wellington each  lri;i \v
greater than would he the freight cliargis
fjim im  the increased  amount of coal she
:,r,  would ha enabled to carry  by the  re-   A pureGrape Cream of Tartnr Powder.   Fret
moval of the halhist, It was found nccw-  f<Jm Amrnonjn> Mum or any othet adulterant
28      ''      '
Our clears ure nnuie nl llie choicest Havana
Tobaocon.   our Lnmiiis
Cuban Blossom **"
Black Diamond
Arc eolleil lur everywhere, (md lire Btiperlor 10
uny Imported elgar,   Mado hy Union Labor.
M.J. BOOTH, Wharf Street.
Land Agent and Conveyancer
Broken Bicycles
—SHOULD    111:—
Repaired in Good Shape
to avoid danger of accidents.
Repairing Bikes a Specialty
OFFICE!   FRONT STREET, NANAIMO, |\,   ,j,     \\ CiJNJjUltJN iS.
P. O. Box 227 Telephone 7-8
JOS. M. BROWN, Watchmaker.
«f Watl-hea I)l'IIUlglietize<I ShortNotlce
By BPECIAL MACHINERY un the i'remitica.
S.iry to reduce   the   Weight  of  her ci al
, cargo and carry the ballast both ways. '
40 Years the Standard.
Town Lets unit Fnrnu forflnlo.   Money to Loan
Oil MnrtKllcc Kt lew lilies.
Aitciitlur tlic rnlicd lira liisiirniicc Company
11! Muiiihcstcr, Kiiidiinil.
Sec thc IIVSLOP,
Klnu and <'(iin|ill('(itC(l Wiitcties and ('locks
Carefully Cleaned and Repaired^
Fine ('Y('U)M KTK11H, fur lllcyclcs. In Stuck.
('(IHNKIt  ('IIIIIICII   AM)  (hlAl-RL   STIlEltTg.
A air fnv  -••     ( Ghami-agnb Oidir
\niv nn     .       -jg00A Watkk
Il'lWl'.-lH'f'S    5 «!lS«Klt Al.K
Ii.Hi I C1H l 0  ( Saiihai'Aiiii.i.a
Miniilfiicliircr of Tciiipcriincc Uriahs, Hvriipii,,*.--..
Dollvcrod tree In nil purls ef city nnd vicinity,
,'jr- I'kiiii|iI ntlcafinii iu.i.i tu-dilppliiKurdcti.
^I'elcpliniica.l. 1-. O. llo»7». Nanaimo,


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