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VoL I, No. 5.
$2.00 per Year.
Bank of British Columbia
Capital paid up
Reserve Fund
Incorporated by Royal Charter, 1882.
£600,000      $3,000,000^1
£260,000      $1,300,000
Head Office: 60 Lombard Street, LONDON, ENGLAND
In Raman CoLi'MiiiA In Tim United States
Victoria, Vancouver, New Westminster San Francisco, Portland,
Nanalmo, Kamloops, Nelson (Kootenay Lnko.) Seattle nnd Tacoma.
Agents ami Coiuiehi-ondenth in Canada and the United States :
Bank of Montreal, Canadian Hank of Commerce, Ironorlal Bank of Canada; Hank of
Montreal, New York and Gnicag-o.
Telegraphic TratiKfers ami Itomlttanoes to and from all points can bo mndo tbrough this
Rank at. current rates.   Collections carefully attended to and ovory deauripUon cf banking biiBi-
ness transacted.      Gold Dust purchased.
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W. T. Thompson
Dealer In.
General lorchi
Everything Required in a Mining Camp
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Dpy Goods
Boats an:! Sjobs
Bird's-Eye Glance at  Camp
. ..
C'liw Prices For Cfutfi
Main Street
Gkanag'an Falls
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Green, Worlock & Co.,
Successors to GARESGHE, GREEN & CO.,
Victoria,  B.C.
[Established 1873.1
Deposits received In Gold, Silver nnd  U.S. currency.   Interest paid on tho samo on lime
deposits.  Bold dust and U.S. currency purchased at highest marital faros.
SMil drafts ami tole-jnvphic transfers issiiod, pa.ablu at over 10,000 oltlos in ('.Hindu, tho
United States, Kuropo, Mexico and China,.., „...
Bxohangc on London, available in all twrJIH Jfcl*rupi', Knirliind, Ireland and Scotland. Loiters
of Credit, issued nn tho principal cities of the Uilffecl'states, Canada lend KnTOpo,
Affonta   for   'Wolisi,   JFewrato   «Se   Co.
[ES3^IH.ISriEI)  18S6.
Wholesale and ItcUi) Jltsiler in, and Importer and Manufacturer of
The largest establishment of Its kind on the mainland of British Columbia.
The loading UAIU'KT H0U8K in the Clly.   A full line of Carp is, Square lings. Mats, ole
Also Linoleum add Floor Cloths, as well as 11..us • furnishings of evi i-y duueripttun.
L'.viikiitakino in am. its niiANOHES,     Stock complete.
Should write for
Fine Pishing and
Shooting in the
i   Itinll    0olxa.an.T3i.ei,
(P.O. box 2.)
21 & 23 Cordova Street, VANCOUVER, B.C.
Hamiltoh   Powder  Co'y
Or Montiikal.        iNconronATED 1861.
Manufacturers of Dynamite, masting and Sporting Powder.
Wholesale Dealers in Safety Kuse, Detonators and Electric Blasting Apparatus,
Okfice: Victokia, B.C.
Watties: Nanaimo. B.C
Mt-    dr.    SCOTT
General Agent for British Columbia.
iKslahli-hed 1802)
,    ©.AJKJF.'JEE'E'S..
Crockeiy, Glassware, Wall Paper, Lamps, Cutlery, Agate M'nrc nnd
Complete Bouse furnishings.
Largest Stock In British Columbia.
Write for Prices of anything rcoulred.
Manufacturers <>f
in tho City Dailies and the
Magazines for city orders,
but. you will not got the
country trade through these
mr Tl. requires the Local
Weeklies to reach the pocket-
books of those people who
live, and live well, too, in
the agricultural and mining
disl ricts of I lie Province.
Reported for The Mining Review.
Iii attempting a .slight description of
the position of the camp as regards the
location of the principal properties, we
will start with the Stemwtnder or discovery  claim as a pivotal   point.   It
might   be somewhat clearer to   our
SI readers to begin at  one end of  each
Mbelt and  tako  tho  claims as they arc
laid off, bill,  as many of   tbe.se   claims
i   were  Staked   out as mere   extension
claim:, from others upon which mineral
was found in place at the lime of location, and   upon   which  a considerable
amount of development work was done
by tho original locatees, a fairer plan,
and  sufficiently clear to  he  readily
understood, will he to begin  with the
discovery claim, nnd enumerate them
in order as they lie from the Stein-
This mother claim is situated on what
is genet-ally denominated the main
mineral belt of the camp and it consists
of not only a single ledge, hut a number >;!' ledges running up the mountain
in a northwesterly and southeasterly
direction and parallel to each other.
The uriginal discoverers of the mother
claim, .Messrs. Geo. Sheeban and Fred,
Gwarkin, are still its owners. They
have done considerable development
work, and are satisfied that in it they
have a very valuable property that
will one day net them a good figure.
Alongside the Slcmwinder, in a southeasterly direction, and on the way
dowi the mountain, is the Brown
Hear, located in 1887 by Messrs. Geo.
Wilkison ami Jos. Bromley, The
Brown Bear was evidently Mr. At-
wood's choice iu all the camp when he
examined all tho claims in behalf of
the Stratheyre Co. prior to their purchase of Fairview properties in Sep?
teuiber of last year, as thia was the
claim for which they paid ilie highest
price.   On it they have since done, a
ftirge amount of ile.valnpnient wyrk-J
-•'v .-...--<.-.«v-nr.v>77rrni ttti d-'tic,;;;,  I
ilve diifeient ledges running parfcllel,
siiine of which have ii width of over 12
feet between walls, and there is a
slight dip to the east. These claims
| though were located under the old law
which made the claims 180D feet in
length and 000 feet in width, but gave
to tho owners the eight to follow the
the.ledge, if the degree of dip should
carry il off the claim. On one ledge of
the llrown Bear a deep shaft has been
sunk. ' There is also a cross-cut tunnel
which has been run in for several
hundred feet and will "'be carried
through to cut across t.be various
ledges and intersect the shaft, thus
affording dr.tluage for the shaft as well
is furnishing the other advantages in
sold to the Stratheyre Go. last year.
Next is the Ground Hog, owned by O.
C. GaiT on which two assessments have
lieen done, and cornering on the
Ground Hog is the Golden Hill, the
locator of wliich.appaienlly had come
to the conclusion on making his location that tin; lielt here took a slight,
twist to the westward.
Thus it will be seen that the Stratheyre Co., in making their original purchases, evinced a belief iu the old
maxim of not carrying all their eggs iu
one basket,. On nearly all ledges there
are generally found good pay shonte
anl in distributing their properties all
along the ledge liiey wanted i•» come in
for any of these thatmighl   be going.
For the balance of I he claims in cam]'
we cannot well obsenyc OJiy particular
order in this emuueratiorj for i bey are
staked off in all directions, Next, however, which we may mention is thai of
the Wide West, which lies over on a
mountain across the gulch from tho
llrown Bear. The ledge upon which
the Wide West is located rims nearly
due east and west, and thus would
intersect the main ledge at an angle of
(10 degrees. This claim was located by
Jno, Stevens and Matt ilodder, who
sold it in lH'.YZ to Dexter, Kline, Bowen
and Sharpneck, and late on in the fall
of '1)2 it was gathered in for the Stratheyre Mining Co, by Mr; W. T. Thompson, who was acting for the company
in the absence of Messrs. Reynolds anil
Atwood, who had gone back to England preparatory to moving into camp.
In the Wide West u very long tunnel
has been run in on the ledge; a deep
shaft has lieen sunk from this tuuno!
which goes down about 00 feet lower
than the tunnel, which is also aboul
150 feet under the top of the mountain
where the ledge cropped out. A-ventilating shaft was run up from tile
tunnel to the top of the mountain. The
Wide West isconsideied by many a very
valuable claim, and the vigoj with
which the company are conducting the
work upon it would indicate that
they are not disappointed in it.
In Connection With the
-re-io-io'-^n, "r   :i .
rag) working the mine)lor which cross-cut
CW31 tunnels are designed.   This tunnel has
gx?,' already bee
b-Cv ledges, and from
(-&>  commenced
and Ihe
Okanogan district of thefttute of Washington, as connection is made at Penticton with the steamer Aberdeen,
which plips on Okim.'gan Lake and is
a part of [the great ('anadiau Pacific
Railway system. The Hicviuw recently
had the pUvstiro of traveling iron,
Peniieion to F. i.'vicwTiy i!n% line and
only wishes it could draw n pen pic-t&ro
of the deligbi,ul drive through Ale
country traversed, which is of park-like
it sloping has been
commenced ou one of them.
Following down  tho  belt the  next
mine reached Is the Si ver Grown which
was originrlly located by Jack Simp-
rfelson  aid   Jno. H.  East,  but sold  to
p£) nlepfte. who a.'iei ivai'db bonded  to An-
~y~, (fl.ews, Fleming nnd   Hi'   lliiond.    The
Wd       ... .   ,   appearance,'miei-spci sod » n b beam l
lip) nih.i,v,m;'te  ri.ceniM.'uei s   connected I, v
(Jj) with this uWUir.e.tiou and theli .igi'tion
&'i Kv'iirb has s. v."'1' woik on this mine
^fl'lrc too  well   Icjown   to  the geneirl
fj&:|)it'i!ic to l-eqt'.lro pjv e   ilrnation at
biih time.   On II aco/ialdeiMbleamtmnt
of clevelopmcil    work   iiis   been   done
ftp] .'tin'   the   propr. ,y i., considered a vale-
^j able one.
ii':    ..N,,;;l In Hie IHiii   conies  liic UllU"  io,
Rich Discovery on Kettle River.
Men Flocking; in.
Xews reached Fairview on Friday,
15th inst., that verjS^ricb. placer diggings had been struck on Kettle river
about, 20 miles froiu Rock creek and
creal I'd gre.i:. c.\ctienienl.. Almost.
every abie-fxidied n^.bas left for the
diggings. HonyMare Belling ai a
premium, aud some who cannol obtain
them have started afoot, Wagons
loaddd'With supplies and men are leaving until the camp is almost deserted.
W~jidrods are Hocking hum across Uy
line to tills fittest goid excitflhieufnSrT
Del Halt, who Iris arrived from
Golden, Wash., is on his way there,
He states tho road is alive I'-itb excited people.     No  returns from then
so far, but packers for supplies
reports range from 810 par day per
man to IjllOO per day.
Subscribe for Thk Revikw.
Alike Keogan returned to his home
at Dog Lake on Wednesday.
Mr. Jas, Hislop, of Vancouver has
been spending a few days here,
Messrs. M. Sharpnock and Wm.
Burke left on the stage Monday for
ittiners at the Wide West have been
laid off for a few days until -contract
on' shaft is completed, then work will
be resumed with a full force.
Mr. 0. B, .James, who has been investigating the prospects of this
country for Sound capitalists left for
Seattle,, where ho will "a tale unfold"
of the many advantages awaiting
capital in the Okanagan country.
The Stratheyre Mining Co. have let
the contract, for ,-i 250-foot shaft on the
Bcown   Bear.     Contractor  Hrys  has
just  returned   from   Looniijfcmi  with
miners and   necessary  machinery for
the v.-e,i'k   which  will  be commenced
at once.
« — -_1 *
. apt. Act tins unci  woo arrived here
'Vein' 14th. Tbey have been stopping ai, tho Golden Gate hotel until
Monday the 18th when they left on the
stage for the north. The Captain has
lieen looking over his mining claims
With the intention of developing them
in the near 'future,
Tlie days of stage coaching are generally considered as belonging to ancient history, but slich is not the case,
as up to the present day many a mountain town and mining camp in I iie wide
west depend upon stage coach lines as
their chief means of communication
with the world at large. Hero ill tho
heart of the Okanagan district exists a
most important one, that of the Penticton, Oro and Loomiston .Stage Bine,
Mr. II. 0. Newman, of Oro, owner a:nl
manager. It is the shortest and best
route from any point either east or
west into the mining, grazing and
agricultural districts of the soiitherii u,
interior of British Columbia, n.ml HwTF Hon. G. F. Vernon and party left, for
Mr. Thus. GUIs has been at While
Lake this week branding cattle.
Mr. Schubert is making good prepress Willi the load from here to Trout
\ lakes anil si.rej'lus; tile -a,
I places, ro'li.ig  here,  ri;r, ■ c
iv, level in
'    i ,le   .'. is
tree.-   i ad
.   Mining and Milling Maehicory
Hoisting and Pumping HiikIiioh Hulls mill r ullni; MiMSllinorj
Copper and Load Huroacos
Only Steel nnd Iron Ship Muiniei-s on tho Pnclfllo Ooiuit,
Marine Knglncs, Hollers iiml All Clussos 6f Mni'ilio/AVork.
is ,l!e   I
Ing i In
First and Mission Streets
Now York (IfOje: 115 Ilroailwuy.
Cubic AddroH, "Union,"
Tlctoris,   ~%.C,
Fapming. Implements. and. Hardware
Manufaoturei's of Hydraulic Pipe, Giants, and
All*Kinds of
liter "Wlieels,   23-fco-
..I. medium for reach-  S-_-'
people of   I lie  Smith-   CjjS
Interior of Drltlsh Col- \_\?_
o? r- r^i ,cr. rj? nn r._~. no 70 <r.- rsi a;.gg
'jtnalytical Chemist
AytA Assayer
X, '    ■   -   DItlTISH COLUMBIA
COI in
(Tonna Ciwli in Ail\',iuri-I
Sllvor.Gold or l/.-'il. oach	
Silver, Quh1 ic mi Lead conibltiod	
Silver i' in' bin1 combined	
Silver, (lull1 and Copper	
Silver and Cnppur	
Silver and <1c,m	
I Assayer to the British Columbia Government
■■!' nil - 1   ImouH -i-ui i'i iliu
Province to
1 Next In the be',  comes the Oul
,-..j 1    "ii up V. I). A. Cni'iiiiohi el iu I! ''\
g| fid sold liy lllm lo Ihe S,r. ihe- e
.ViuingCo. Noilevelopment Wot'kli d
Been done on this claim prior to sale,
linl tho company have I his year dune
bl|e lisse.ssi.le.il   WOl'k.     Ne\i   collies ihe
Hrjnritlng  Siar,   taken up  ill   18SS by
'l'l.os. Wooill.iid,  Sii\f   Mnngott and
J),m McGochqton,   II  is held now by
Mingoll, Mcl'Iachern .inil l.ei'evre, who
hrve  sunk  on il a shell   80  feel   deep,
Which lies shown them that the property is a valuable one,    A fraction of
1 tli ■ .Mo. ntng SU'r celled  the August is
held  by Harrv Rose, and  nexttoil is
j the Evening Star, also held  by Rose,
who has dono two a ; ■ 'ssments on il.
The lift 011 the ledge iu this direction
is the R, lilei, orijj.ielly owned by il.
Mankin, but a in uenis by acoiiipany,
who put up a Siuid"
mill.    The  el.die      '1
litigation   and    v.,is
HI re they re Co. with their inher purchases last year.
lining from our pivotal pomis- the
mother lode, to t.'ke the rest of (be
Hni'iis  in Ihis  beh   we |u cceeedaip Ihe
. 0.. in ina north-wesierly lUr'cct lou.
. hi   Ii, si  el, im  met   is 1 he W  lin M..
.1 \<\ IliiiTj Simphoii in 1838, and
dotted   at ^[iiiei'v.als   ,,iih
shrubs.   Two .new emjfr.i.'d Louche.)
to he added shortly lo I iieeh^jj!;.
Keremeos on Thursday on 11 hunting
Excursion tickets, Vancouver to 1'en-
ticton and return, good for $1 days,
may be obtained for .V'10.
The Crown Prince of Austria re-
iiif-iied on .Saturday lost from his hunting I rip aud reported having bad good
.*-i>iic'l-. He secured 11 number of deer,
beer and p'Oti-e. Siwoshes by the
,./-i e wise ai lb, wharf to s, e his
Koyitl IfighuOss win u he left on the
,'.b.-. cleeii. Some ineiu'ji ..- of his
. parly took airpUrnerof kodak views of
.lie   e.b,.ii:,i!ics   j::sl    be     ihfl   IhiiiI
pulled mil;
equipment of tlu> line,    ffljlny^ouris
have, during l.lie past fe.i ino.n! .
availed tliemselvos of iis exci'Heiit service to see this mosi. inagnJH'cciil
section of counlr\. and   with  tin   '
ere:: ed alleiiiioii now being glv'CH lo
gold mining iii ihis district travel 11,\
this line will si ill I'm , her ineri • 1 . 'I .
New 111,-^1, in addiI ion lo 1 he p 1
mail and   express service,  h.is   >  .|
the handling of all  freight   1 '
over the •'. P, I!, -to points south of
Pent Icton.
c.,,. 1.
e.d  lb
,sl SO
., :i i«i
,. 2 .VI
. 4 III
.. :i.', 1
. -2 00
There are iiunors iu Mc
general election in the
A shipment of mixed gold :u\<\ silver
ore, lately soul to Tacoma for iauipluui
i'roin Round  rv Creek showed an average value of .V.27II per ton.
Walter Sangster, while crazy  with
ni|i quai-t/. liquor, shot Siwash Tommy, 11 Stjuam-
.•wards fell  into] Indian, al. Vancouver on Ihe  12th inst.
l!i)U'.;'h(    by    the   At    the    Coroner's    inquest    the   jury
brought, in a verdict of murder,
Trustees Teinpleton and Collins, of
the Vancouver Si hool Hoard had II
slugging match at n meeting a few
days ago ftecause of the former stating
that the latter had told a dele ei,il.-
falsehood.     Collin-   got    his   lefi    eye
, lowed up.
1 ha " Last Chance,"
1 Mike (jleuiioii. jiiul u crew
I of Goo, Colllus, l."v. Hoi-
iii m iiel Jimmy Howartb ki ile I In
the sloop l.asl Chance on Wednesday
uvnning for Tappen's Siding, 1 hoy
gu hj way of Okanagan and Hhusi ip
likes, and are loaded clown with grub,
guns and ammunition, The boys
llreil a royal mlute for them as the
Icree/.e filled the .sails if their tidy
craft, and as a good omen "Ihe rainbow ;it niL'ht," which is supposed to
■ be "the sailors' delight," appeared 111
the heavens. That the Las^Chance
may   have   a   good   voua*gjp   and   her
inv,  fully  realize   thwrjt>x| Litions
is   the   wish   of   thos^n-euiaining  hi
One hardly looks for a suggestion in
practical polities (<>• -the pages of a religious monthly like the Churchman's
Gazette, lnitsl.-i.sl fijRnber, however,
it makes a suggestion, the adoption of
which might, help in part, to fill the
Provincial Treasurer's depleted coffers.
Tho Gazette shrewdly opines that a
$1000 fee on the registration of 1 map
I of a "new townsite" would limit, nol
altogether undesirably, tho number of
11, Ii real estate creations nnd render
more  numerous   Hum   1 Ihe   '   :.:•-
viwil ol 1 in- liitest.
Dominion have   a plentiful   supply of   OUB, ANTHEM  ON  THE    NILv     wont "vcr  hll leg, there was u prolonged
excellent   coal.    The   Province    of   .Viva
Displays Made by the  Dominion at the
World'b Fair-
A'aiural uiul Developed   Besoareea or the
Country ArtislIcajly Exhibited.
(From the Chicago Herald.)
"The Map's Leif For Evsr-'
S11112 !>y tin. I'nnip Flu
lli'iuititsi'i'iices or a
From Egypt m Chlrn
T ho Maple J.o.if. o-ir c:nt>'cm deal
Tho Maple Leaf (or over.
God Save the Queen, and Heaven
Tho Maple Leaf for ev
.Scotia makes a poor show of   real samples j
despite  the fact  that she has   some of the
greatest coal areas on the Goi.tincut.
The allowing  of   uiekle and   nickie ore
from the Sudbury district of Ontario ia one
which lias  attracted   universal  attention,
not 01,ly   of mining   experts but   of naval
officers.    The quality of these ceres can best
be indicated  by tho   result of   the recent
With all the enterprise and competitive  tests made  by the   naval departments of
spirit of her American cousins, Canada haa   Great Britain,   France, Germany  and the I
made a display at the  World's  Fair which   United States,   in which   Canadian nickel I
admirably serves its purpose of illustrating   was found to have   the greatest   power of I
the   natural   and   developed resources   of; resistance, and was  by all means the most!
her   vast    territory.    No   department  of | suitable fur the purpose of making  armour
the exposition has Ijeen aligbtecl by Canada. ; plates for improved war vessels.
The display which Canada makes in the
Horticultural building is one of the most
important and attractive in that department
of the Fair. Thero are three Canadian
courts devoted to fruit, vegetables and wine
exhibits,    An   interesting    feature of this
wail of   newspaper  anguish that was only : 	
.equalled when on another occasion a trooper      There are 5,003 women  printers in Eag-
I fell and a gun wheel cut through the bushy ; land.
r^,.V'.!!,i?,l"^\?^Ir^.?u.re™c!_1?1!!! !     J'i'ofessor Huxley was formerly a naval
ill till-   * metal.
Cavalry H.'ieer
Each bi^ building contains a comprehensiv
exhibit, installed according to the best
methods that could be employe 1 to make
Jt attractive. Possessed of resources so
yearly similar to those of this country that
but sligh' distinctions can be drawn, Canada has been animated by the spirit of competition r.,ifle keenly, perhaps, than any
■jthor nation represented at .laekson   Park.
caused solely by the bid,uneven ground we
were compelled to use."
" And were your explanations not accepted and published?"
"Accepted but not published, orif thoy
B, distorted to such a
re beyond recognition.
The liquid   notes nfjflfeimiliar air, fir!> .&??■ of 'J,?™ fell"''v3 Pasiws understanding, j Ger,i:
and  clear from the !0, sweet   toned   "   IV" ?°   i™   „r*in,zc''    iL;ul   ,un.       Baron Albert
lushed the proem* lluctc<la ""as for the officers, where we had | bc;
unroinantio echoes of Front street, Toronto,   "W   oomfortable   quarters    including   a
billiard room.    Our friends, the   reporters
would look in after the   tournament, Bhari
ed a
i -
Central America  has ninety   active vol-
ca toes.
The Prince of Wales is an   adept at ou-
legree that they Ijuriug tricks.
The cool impu- j     paper stockings are the latest novelty in
y on the  g
Q leen'a Hotel, mingled with the grand bar
monioua crash of  the refrain from the full
band of the   Grenadier   Guards Bta'.ionet
splendid display or fruit.is that Canada not ; i „„    ..   ., ■ , ■   , j,.;
l. 1   '■     .i ,        \.      .-'oenerUh the cool, umbrageous shelter of the
only  excel*   in  the   variety aim quality ot i       •.   . mi f ,     .   , • •
national  tree.    Luese   talented   musiciani
I were performing for the delectation of sonif
on a recent Saturday afternoon, and us the
soil cadences of the concluding bars floated   .
away on the  gentle ram tier breeze a burst j m™h-*> was going, monopolize the billiard
rapturous applause from  The gathering ' ll   le"' -ac'1 next morning Rivo 4
delighted auditors on  the lawn of the
harder fruits peculiar to a northern country
.She hae{riven special attention   to the dis- ( but her pears, peaches and the small  fruits : th,.cc'300rG  gentlemen, guests for tl
n.-,,r     nf       inr    :, cc,e,. i, 11 ,, . ., 1       nrAliii-lfl        II mill      tn,,,i    HclnM     luliccinavc CI   I   let     lim   1111 l-V .    "          '   =
play of her agricultural products, upon
which she ilndes herself most. She has
not negleeJ^t'eitTier, 'he treasures hidden
beneath !di,7<-.in! domain, as can be seen
in tho .Mining Building. The same conscientious endeavor to do herself justice has
been manifested everywhere in the exposition ai t tii" result has been most Balis-
factory lo the visitor,
Great care ha- been taken by the Dominion otlicial to properly present t' H pla>y
tli -i» • - Agr.cultural Building. A beautiful
court, covering 7.000 square feet and rising
2.") feotfrotr. the door, stands, a model ol its
kind, <:n the north side ot the centre ai-le.
It is surmounted by a handsomo trophy
and by a large: stuffed deer from the Hooky
Mountains. The curtain which surrounds
tho court on four sides is made entirely of
grain and straw tastefully and artistically
At the we*t oorner of the court, Ontario,
the banner Province of the Dominion, has
a large and tastefully arranged display. A
handsome pavilion, made entirely of cereals
and grasses from the Ontario Government
Agricultural College, at Guelph, ia admired
by all Visitors, Samples of grain, in glass
jars, constitute a beautiful trophy which
rises to a height of fully .'i."i feet.     The dil
ruin \\ estern Ontario are 01 that inn juicy    ■
. ... i        ,i        ■    ,i„is,i:in   ol   the   otlicers   connected  with th.
character which at ence places them m the   n ... ,    ««,,!,„.,„   .,,„,... . ,    „.
_.    . ,      .  r       .    . ....       .    ..      bntinh   .Military   loir.'nui.ient,   airl   .vnnt
first  grade  of  fine  fruits.    Although   the
destruction of the cold storage  warehouse
has greatly  impaired   the exhibit Canada
had in fruits of last year, even yet her display is tin largest shown by any smglostate
or loreign country and occupies about one-
sixth of tho entire fruit space. Canada
lost through the tire all the fresh fruit
whlih was stored for examination by the
jurors id awards,
The Province of Ontario has a large exhibit of over live bundled plates, embracing
thirty eight varieties of apples in a fresh
slate and 1,400 bottles of various kinds of
preserved fruits. In the centre of the court
is a display of fruits from the Government
Central Experimental Farm at Ottawa, The
Province ol Quebec lias been more buccoss-
■ tiiiiier a spacious marquee, were enjoying
the bounteous hospitality of the gallant
" I presume your introduction to what we
recognize as one of our distinguishing national airs was effected al this visit,';"      T
Tho question was addressed to that dash
ing beau sabrenr, magnificent rider and . «
pert lancer, Lieut. [tawaou-Turner, who fl
the   moment was   skillfully "pegging '-^
Bection of cold chicken.
IN    I'AH    AW IV   KIIVI'T.
dear no," replied he, thoughtfully
lis knife and fork in the " stand iy,
papers. . One night they hrouglr
who  was introduced   to us
smarlesL newspaper men in Ameri
c of the
play of grain and cereals from the Province   have all cred
and pooh-liond'd the whole thing. Nothing
there but what ordinary men could do with
a week's practice. Even the tent pegging
was child's play for a man with a good eved
going horse. All he wanted was the anima
and the rest was easy enough. 1 otleres
him his ed >ieo and he accepted, selecting
my own. His ability to sit a iiorse was
beyond doubt. To lift a peg was another
thing. After ho had satisfied himself that
the mount was all right ho picked a lance
and an orderly drove the peg in, Now the
tl,inring of the stock building where the
tournament w.is held is constructed of wood
MSTbtooks over whioh tan hark was thickly
spread to render il noiseless and easy for
the burses. In the interstices between tho
blocks the peg had to find a resting place,
\M' it ItKQflRED
. . even more care to touch and lift it than it
ease," position, and gazing in a far-ofl way the or,ii„ary turf was the arena. A crowd
at the snowy canvas above him. " Lot mo | of admiring and confiding friends were on
see. It was either at Suakim or Berber I [ hana to ]mil thcil. chanipion. Twice be
fui than any of the other provinces in keep- first heard the ' Maple Leaf. I forget now ; cantered towards the pec and each time re-
ing up a display of fresh winter apples, of which. I know it was ono night we wST*i-ceive(jguiding hints from myself ando there.
which there are over seventy varieties, halted waiting for orders, or tidings of.the Then he settled himself for the gallop, and
Nova Scotia's display of the different varie- enemy. One of my troop knew the song as he poised the lance I knew there would
ties of apples from the famous Annapolis apparently, and gave it to the men as they j,B a Ofttastrophe, but my ureal fear was foi
valley is beyond criticism. The exhibit from sat around the camp tire. It caught their my horse—yet he rode well. In pouting he
British Columbia attracts much  attention j taste, owing to  the catchy chorus, and it   * -
because of the immense size of the apples was in demand ever afterwards, It made an
and pears, There is also a great variety of j impression on myself too, because of a
the smaller fruits. Prince ivhvaril Island, fancied resemblance to ' When We Were
the North-West Territories and Manitoba j Boys Together,'  a favorite sorr with  the
of Quebec ia one of the most beautiful in the
section. There is also a pretty showing of
maple su;;ar and syrup, which are two staple products of this province. The display
of grants and cereals from the great grain
growing areas of the North'West, show the
splendid quality and extensive variety of
those staples from the storehouse of the
Honunion. There r-: also a splendid exhibit
of furs and stuffed birds, which adds largely
to the attractiveness of the display. The
Maritime Provinces of the Dominion show
splendid exhibits of cerealsund grains. The
mammoth Canadian cheese attracts general
attention. There is also a display of biscuits, cheese, mineral and aerated waters,
bacon and hams. In the annex of the Agricultural Building, Canada has a large display of agricultural machinery.
Canada has outdone her mother country
in the neat   and pretty  curtains she  has
erected around her section in  the  Manufactures  Building.    The section is  on tho
west side of Columbia  avenue, with Great
Britain on her north, Denmark on the south
and Belgium on the east across tho avenue.
Every foot of 10,000 square feet of space is
crowded with manufactured goods from all
t   pans of Canada,    anere are a great many
lines   of   manufacture!1,   products   in   *he
Canadian court which  will  comrare faV .}
ably with those of the older, more populous'
and more pretentious manufacturing countries.    The cotton king has lieen at work in
the Dominion, and in two long, well-finished native wood eases   are most   tastefully
arranged many of the products of the Canadian cotton   mills.    Cotton   fabrics of all
kinds are shown, and textile goods occupy
a   prominent    place.     Tweeds,    meltons,
braids, silk thread and carpets aro also extensively     exhibit".!.     Gloves,     hosiery,
undertvear   and ready-made   clothing are
tastefully  arranged in  glazed eases  made
of Canadian elm,  birch and cherry.    Two
very pretty cases are filled with specimens
of women's  wo-k from   different  parts ot
the Dominion.    There is also a creditable
exhibit of sole and harness leather.    Scales,
stoves  and hollow   ware,   water   heaters,
horseshoes,   atovo   polish, screens,   rivets,
spades, shovels and an immense  array  of
like articles meet tho eye in every direction.
An exhibit, of circular and band saws of almost every pattern has   attracted much attention, and it is doubtful whether  in this
department Canada is surpassed.   A creditable display  of hoots and shoes  occupies a
prominent position.
fruits.    In th
est Territories and Manitoba i Boys Together,'   a favorite
itable displays of the smaller j 42nd, and popular indeed with every oorpi,
I recollect that when your Col. tied Deui-
rpi  .
ctable court in the north
pavilion is a display of last year's vegetables
contributed by all the Canadian provinces
and the Government   Experimental Farms
of the Dominion.    This is the only exhibit   campaigners at any rate it is not unfamiliar
son came up witli his voyageura the boys
wore able to cheer them with * Tho Maple
Leaf.'    So   you  see that  to us . Kgyptian
At the west side of Canada's
space   is   a
of vegetables in the Department of Hurti
culture at the Exposition.
Canada's exhibit in Machinery Hall is
located at the east end of the centre floor,
immediately opposite that of Great Britain.
While this exhibit has many features of
peculiar interest lo visitors,many important
lines are absent,and a number of the largest
manufacturers arc not represented at all,
There is a good display of automatic and
traction engines, compound marine engines,
steam injectors and exhausters, high speed
engines, lire engines, water wheels and
working machinery of all descriptions. The
display of woodworking machinery is one
of tho finest at the fair. The exhibit of
briokmaking machines has attracted special
The Canadian exhibit in 'Transportation
Building is ou the main centre floor annex
and in the west gallery. A feature of the
exhibit consists of car couplers aud chilled
car wheels, for which Canada is note I.
TSe^ arc also seihaphore3 and hen/llii-jln.B
for yaohto anil vessels.
Particular interest is manifested in the
splendid exhibit of sleighs. In one of the
courts is a beautiful model of the sleigh
presented by the women of Canada as a
wedding present to the Duke of York and
the Princess May. It is a magnificent
specimen of Canadian workmanship. The
display also includes a lar£,e exhibit of
sporting and pleasure canoes, folding boats,
snow shoes, toboggans, etc., for which
Canada, as the home of the sportsman, has
a world-wide reputation, In the annex of
the-Transportation Building is a full standard vestibulod train of the Canadian Pacific Railway, entirely of Canadian Maim
facture, the cars being made from native
Canadian woods. Ono peculiarity about
this exhibit is that the train was not built
for exhibition purposes, but is an exact
type of the regular trains on the Canadian
Pacific Railway.
In the Forestry Building Canada occupies
.3,000 square feet, situated on the main aisle
and south of the central exhibit. 'The space
is divided between the provinces of Ontario,
(Jnebec, British Columbia and the North-
West Territories. Tile Dominion hasa large
collectionof photographs of living trees, contributed by the geological survey museum
at Ottawa.    The photographs are shown in
very   interesting   and   instructive exhibit! frames made of the woul represented in the
m.,.ln  I.,,  ll... 11 , .    _(    T.. Jl__      . <r   • ..... m,        <- . l ...     .
made by the Department of Indian Affairs
at Ottawa. Here, witli the teachers, are
a number of Indian boys and girls from the
Government Indian Schools in the distant
ISorth-West of Canada. Those young
people da-ly pursue their work just as if
thoy were at hone in their schools. All
around aro the products of the civilized
Indian—grain that he has sown, tilled and
harvested, flour that he has ground, roots
and vegetables that he has planted and
oared for, manufactured goods of many
kinds that ho has skillfully put together
and samples of the work of ihe school children of these Indian tribes undur the guardianship of the Civil Government. There
niv alio many curios of the warpath, tho
li iiit and the trail.
The display whioh the Dominion makes
in the Mining Budding is a fair index of tho
natural mineral resources of the country.
The Canadian suction oomprises an area of
10,000aquare feet, ami is on tin'main floor,
weetoftl c-niial alilei, extending  baok
under the well gallery. Canadian ll.igs
and bunting give a gala day iqipi .uauee to
this mie»: interesting aeotion. upon enter
ing the large central court t|10 visitor is
Immediately Interested by the greal
mids of gold blocks representing tho yield
ol that pnc ions metal throughout Canada
sin.e it was luM discovered in the fai western province of British Columbia. The
total yield of gold from British Columbia
alone is estimated at something over $53,-
000,000, while acroas tho continent the
surf-beaten Pi ovine ■ of Nova Scotia on the
Atlantic has produced from her gold dep is-
Its since IMil over 87,640,000,    In the ban-
picture. The forest resources of Ontario
its commercial timber, or fire woods—are
especially interesting to practical lumbermen, builders, wood and cabinet workers,
and the birch, .'.'berry and other fine woods
capable of brilliant polish attract much
admiration, From the Pacific slope the
magnificent specimens of Douglas fir and
cedar band-split shingles '2 feet wide, of fir
and sprucu planking -1 inch thick, i feet
wide and, if necessary, 100 feet long, and
free from knots, aro marvels. Quebec Slid bits pine and spruce in great variety. In
the mid'lle of its apace is a trophy of pulp
wood. In it are shown the various stages
of manufacture, from the tree in the rough
to the pulp in long sheets, and, finally,
tho useful articles made by this indurating
Posing ou the Stairs-
llgo eliunksof delight a girl takes
What 1
ill making a picture of herself I That may
not be very lucid. I do not refer to either
painted portraits or crayon outlines. I
mean real, live pictures, with a leafy summer house or a dancing wavy lake as a
■background. And stairways ! Well, even
P?rft,' 11 glrlwlthout even ii particularly artistic
tasto will linger while coining downstairs if
there happens to bo a man at the foot. One
cau always grasp a banister no gracefully,
and when one is dresseel in a simple while
frock and one's hair is all loose anil curly,
the picture is very effective.
Lois of girls make it a point to be at the
head of the front stairs when a specially
treasured young man calls. Then they
lowly  descend,   smiling  sweetly
,   , .,,-,.i.    , e, i,     ;i,,.hi ■     v. - ci iv   all   the
-    1 ro, n,-e of Ontario extensive deposits  time and grasping yards*of Unify skirts in
iuam are being worked largely by '
of gold
American capitalist?, and   here ihe   output
Is estimated nt nearly §1,000,000 annually.
Tlx, Ban.ple? of coal from British Columbia show the excellent ijuality, holh anth
raciteand bituminous, of the Inexhaustible
coal fields of the Pacific Province. Black
diamonds -'ire a'.*o taken out in larjje <|iian-
liliesiniho Province of Nova S.-otia, and
the spars'.■• a^odei and illimitable areas
id far.';iiote' is.jrt :n ti:o,-:eat North-Weat of,
one hand. Ao man, however old and sour-
tempered, can reaiat a girl when he sees her
coming down stairs. Small girls have the
advantage to a certain extent, liocause tliey
can peek over the railing and do all aorts
of coquelti-h things without appearing utterly idiotic, as tall girls invariably do under
such trying conditions.
Mrs. Potts—" Mrs. Flyer called this
afternoon." Jack Potts (absent mindedly)
" What did you have V
by any means.1
"After that terrible day at Abu ivlea when
every one of us, ollicers and men,   return*^!
from the tight bearing a wounded or dying
comrade and learned that the advance   was
stayed by orders from Ivigland,   there  w3S
furious indignation that  almost  amounted
to   mutiny.    I   well remember   the    ISth
Royal Irish coming up after the  fighfc Wh,3
over.    It was with difficulty that we  were
prevented tired ami footsore as  wo  were,
from rushing ahead and working up a fight
on their own account.    A   splendid lot &
fellows   truly, fine soldiers every   man r,f
them, but it took the combined persuasion
of their own and other otlicers to bring tKem
to their normal subordinate condition. Evem
then had we bsen permitted to go forwar
Khartoum would have b?en relieved beyonil
the shadow of a doubt.   But no ! the  hoii
authorities, wiser in Downing street tin
those in Egypt, pursued a,;nUe/      Ichees"
(taring anil delay that could,   except by
miracle, have but one ending."
j ^'''l" (,,e hand waspweet.li/ iiiVTQWil
}■ The Jewel Song*  me utneep practisedfl
'"combined attack " on sundry of the vian
with such evident satisfaction that he pel
ently resumed.
" I cannot describe to you our feelings tt
the reception given to us in this city."
said. "Coming after our Chieiigo cxperien),
es it was more than a pleasure. It makes
one proud to be a British subject when heife,
three thousand miles from home, onefindsa
loyalty as deep rooted, and I believe, as
enduring, as any to be found in the empire.
I only wisli our stay in Toronto could nape
lieen prolonged."
" None of your men seem to entertain s.n
abiding afi'eetion for Chicago, \V hy is
that, ?"
*' Because the people of Chicago are, with
few exceptions, of an order that canr.ot
command even consideration. They are
mean ami unscrupulous and hate everything
British. With the upper class of Americana there we got along tolerably; but all
the rest went to some pains to hold us up
to Insult and ridicule. The Irish American element was especially prominent in t.iis
respect and the newspapers, where one would
expect better tilings, pander to the popular
prejudices. One night one of our life
Guardsmen walking on the street was hail,-d,
insulted and assaulted by a low rullim.
There is nothingof the craven about any
of our fellovvs and in a jiffy he had giien
the scoundrel a sample of barrack room pastime and was about to engage his attention
furthurwhen a bullet whizzed by him.
The cowardly fellow had produceda rev»Iv*
er and blazed away the second time, wlion
the soldier concluded he didn't come to
Chicago to be made a target of, and took" to
a side street where lie rc'ated his adventure
to a policeman. Next day the newspaj-.irs
had a column story with big headings,
'The Valiant Life Guardsman Seared,' 'The
Latest Scarlet Runner,1 'A Specimen of
British Pluck/ and others equally cai.stic
and ingenious."
" Were there many encounters of . his
nature during your stay ?" K
" Yes, several, but the men patiently put
Up With numerous indignities in response
to our requests and pocketed many an in*
suit rather than disobey orders. But there
were occasions when tlesh and blood couldn't
Stand it and a prominent bruise or cui in
tho morning was silent but eloquent test!*
monyto, what Pat would call, a'striking
argument' the night before. To me it was
Incomprehensible bow the new^pupers and
tii. ir reporters could act no contemptibly,"
" \Vtt8 the boycott conducted by a few or
was it 'a combined attack '?"
"Call it a b lycott if you like. That
word will do as well as another. At any
rate they were ali the more or less dowj on
us. They were compelled to admit that the
tournament was an exhibition of skill Mich
as they had never before seen, but argued
that the accompaniments, were 'brutal',
and that no 'decent' person could witness
tho performances without a sentiment of
horror. The application of the whip in
was a constant theme against cruelty, although we showed them, as any might see
for themselves, that it was the saddle
leathers and not the animal that received
the lash. Then the musical ride wap denounced, because of the spur, despite the
fact that the horses showed no evidences of
the rowel, but when, unhappily,one evening
a gunner fell of his carriage and   the \jd,eet
brought the rear end of the lance under the
arm, his elbow being close to tho side, and
as he stooped even a tyro could see that if
he missed the peg the point of the lance
must take the ground and there could be
only ono result. lie dipped too soon, the
point was embedded in one of the blocks
and in a second the rider was shot out of
the saddle like a rocket, and presently lay
in a bruised heap on the tan bark, from
which he was carried away by his friends.
We heard occasionally that he was doing
"Did you find the same indifference to
decency outside the newspaper communi-
" It was characteristic of them all. \\ lien
a certain State would have its particular
day we were invariably requested to make
part of the pageant, especially the Life
Guards and tho band. Wishing to he
neighborly we always complied, but when
the day came il was generally found that
the soldiers made up the show, a hundred
or so civilians witli one or two banners
bringing up the tail of the procession."
"Then I expect you were asked to help
them out. on the 4th of July."
" Indeed wo were, hut our willingness
was not quite so marked. We drew the
line there, but did not give them a direct
negative. An incident of that occasion will
serve better than anything else to show
what these Chicago people are.
'._%■ , T00  S.MAI1T   BY   MALI'.
•'To I...... nnieoralo theirfi,w]epen,1ence
Day they desired I'ritish soldiers to participate, lire a feu do joie and a royal salute of
'21 guns. Cool, wasn't it? A day or two
before the event a member of one of their
militia regiments, an Englishman born,
called at our mesa and informed us privately that they were going to perpetrate one
of their smart ttioks to humiliate us and
glorify themselves. He thought that if an
officer went to the committee rooms disguised as a civilian ho would easily pass in
the crowd and learn the plot. I went myself and soon found out that their plan was
to have abig Union Jack Hying from one of
the flagpoles of the Stock' building where
the tournament was held and on another
their own Hag rolled into a ball. Believing
that we were agreeable to their programme,
it was decided that when our salute of 'Jl
guns was tired two men on the roof were to
manipulate the (lags.    One
while the other was to shako out the
triumphant Stars and Stripes. The pretty
idea, however, did not work. We did not
assist in tho celebration, and eix burly
Grenadier Guardsmen were posted on our
building with fixed bayonets, who would
willingly have done their duty had anyone
attempted to lay a finger on the Union
" Was there any hostile demonstration
or. that account';''
"No, 1 think they realized they had gone
far enough, but the incident serves to show
the material of which Chicago citizens are
made. Now, in New York, where we go
after our Montreal visit, our treatment will
be little less cordial than that
We expect to be ton or twelve weeks in
Madison Square Garden and feel confident
of a cousinly welcome. But New York is
not Chicago and Chicago never can be New
York, By the way, we expected from home
ere this new uniforms for our men, and regret very much they had not arrived before
our visit to Toronto. It is possible they
may wear them at Montreal for the first
time bill this tournament business is worse
than a campaign on clothing and accoutrements. We ahal] never forset Toronto and
the warm loyal hearts il holds."
Ilothsehild   is  one of the
si cliess-players in Vienna,
11 gold and silver manufactured in Great
Britian must ho hall-marked.
Spain has fewer daily papers than any
other European country.
Mdme. Albani began learning music when
siie was only four years old.
Good players of the harp arc said to be
the scarcest of all musical performers.
It is a custom in the Prussian Royal
Family to apprentice every prince to some
Peru has only thirty-six telegraph offices
in the entire country, and but 1,000 miles
of wire.
The dining-room of the Campania,'.lie new
Cunard steamer, is 1U0 by 01 feet, and seats
4.'ll) persons.
I' is usually considered that an adult
should dtink about thrco pints of liquid a
tin an average nine people are sen/enceel
to pen il aorvltude for lite every year In our
" Giiida," the novelist, uses scent nn ln-r
hair and on her eyebrows that costs $40 an
Since 1840 thirty-seven vessels, of whioh
apart of the name was "City of," havo
been wrecked or lost.
The young Hail of Dudley holds the
largest lile insurance ever effected, the
amount being £1,200,000.
The French are great chicken-raisers.
Military I'alloonina: iu Franoe'
Some experiments in military ballooning
were lately made in Paris, rive balloons
were sent up from the Esplanade des Inva-
lieles. The airotiautain charge of them were
instructed to descend within an hour as
close as possible to Combs la Ville, after
passing over a radius of twenty miles supposed to bo jeicupied by an enemy. A
number of cyclists were sent oil'with instructions to puisne and capture any of the
five balloons that failed to cross the /.ono of
investment. M. Jacques Courty, in the
balloon Patriot.o, carried ol! the palm. He
alighted within a mile of the church of
Combs U Ville. The balloon directed by M.
1'ieq touched the ground only a couple of
hundred yards further from the town,
while M. Compiegne alighted from a third
balloon al Keaux. The other two bal'oons
fell within the radius, and were captured
by the cyclists.
The Elizabethan ruffle will be in vogue in
the fall and the fellow who attempts to kiss
a fashionable girl, wiil "get it in the neck.'^
"Doyou believe Schiller when he says that
the best woman is the one whom nobody
talks about?" "I rather think it is the onp
who talks about nobody."
return gives the income derived from this
industry as £07,000,000.
Nearly twice as much coal is used in
England as in any other country, in proportion to population.
More than one-third of the total revenue
of the United Kingdom is derived from alcohol and lobacco.
Movable scenery was first used in theatres
in 1508. It was Invented by Baldassare
l'cruzzi, and displayed in Rome before Leo
Nearly all the New York theatres are
fitted with electric fans for the purpose of
keeping the auditorium cool.
Sarah Bernhardt owns to have received,
during the last twenty-live years, §1,803,200
for her exertions on the stage.
The death-rate is considerably lower in
Ireland than in England or Scotland, and
slightly lower in England than iu Scotland.
The little island of Iceland, with about
70,t)UU inhabitants, has the same number of
newspapers as the great empire ot China.
The children of the Duke and Duohess of
Connaught are the prettiest of the Queen's
grand-children, and they have all inherited
the exceedingly sweet disposition of both
their parents.
The Prince of-Wales is an excellent dancer
and a splendid shot, but is not very fond of
hunting or of any athletic exercise.
The church of All Hallows in London
still possesses an income originally given to
it for the purpose of buying fagots for barn-
inu; liti-ctics. I #kc^-.
The Duchess ot lorlc uses tho Remiiigtt.ti
typewriter. H.R.H. -learnt typo-writinSj
sonic years ago in order to assist her mother
with htr correspondence.
One of the most prosperous inventors of
the day is Mr. George Westinghouse, whose
wonderful brake: has brought him in a fortune of 820,000,000.
The Queen has immense wine cellars in
her various palaces. Her old port, sherry,
East India, Madeira, and cabinet Rhine are
said to be tho finest iu England.
Last year seventeen sunken rocks, hitherto uncharted, were discovered in various
parts of the globe in the most convincing
manner possible—by ships running on them.
The Queen of Italy has founded a society
for the reforming of the ragged street-children. They are to le taken from the gutter
and taught -some useful  trade.
Greek and Roman doors always opened
outward, and when a man was passing out
of a house, he knocked on the door so as not
lo open it in the face of a passer-by.
Steel caskets for the bodies of those who
diejsuddenly on shipboard are being carried
on many of the Transatlantic liners. The
remains are placed in them and hermetically
General Booth has passed over his son,
Cieutensnt-General Braniwell Booth, and
has nominated bis daughter, La Marechale
Booth-Clibborn. to succeed him in command
of the Salvation Army, and explains himself by saying that " women make the best
A Turin jeweller has made a tiny boat
formed of a single pearl. Its sail is of beaten
gold studded with diamonds, and the binnacle light at its prow is a perfect ruby. An
emerald serves as its rudder, and its stand
is a slab of ivory. It weighs less than Joz. j
its price is £1,000.
Robert Louis Stevenson is a laborious
writer. When his mind does not work as
usual he rewrites his manuscript to such an
extent thai, at the end of the day not ono of
the original sentences is left unchanged.
Occasionally lie spends three weeks on n
single chapter. /
Among the products wliie^h scionce has
put, to valuable service is tbe/neftle, a weed
which is now being cultivated in some parts
of Kuropo, ils fibre proving useful for a
variety of textile fabrics. In Dresden a-
thread is produced from it so fine that a
lengili of sixty miles weighs only two and
a half pounds.
The synonyms for "Births, Marriages,
ami Deaths" arc very curious in America.
One paper styles them "Babies, Brides, nnd
Bodies." Another adopts "The Cradles,
the Dungeon and the Tomb." A third,
" Buds, Orange Blossom, and Cypress."
But "Hatches, Matches, and Despatches"
still carry oil'the palm.
Court life at Stockholm is reduced to the
simplest proportions. Kach of the young
princes is devoted lo some special study,
and both the king and queen have always
striven to be their children's chief friends
and confidants.
Plants with wiiite blossoms have a larger
proportion of fragrant species than any
others ; next comes red, then yellow and
blue ; after which, and in the same order,
may be reckoned violet, green, orange,
brown, and black. The flowers of spring
are white and highly fragrant ; thoso of
summer are red and yellow, and less fragrant ; those of autumn and winter are
darker, and with still less perfume.
How Neuro Ito.ve* In the Writ  ."-Atrtc:   \wre
Thrill Willi House l_il.?.rdz.
Coming dead with the gale the tc'iWJner
Norman ran ashore aud broke to picios near
Philadelphia Ihe other day. She was just
from Jamaica with a cargo of logwood aud
the sea was .;oon red of the dye witi. which
she was loaded. The trip up had hien a
frightful one, and for five days the crew
hail stood at the pumps day and r.i;rht,
until none of them carried a shred cf clothing with them when the men of the Life-
saving Station rescued and took them into
quarters. Wild waves and furions winds
had waterlogged the Norman, and she
simply drifted at the mercy of the ocean,
while the crew were begging for life No
one was lost, and the humane savers of lives'
on the shore did the best they esuld to put
on to the almost exhausted sailors something to cover their nakedness, and then
food.    How gratefully it was all   received!
A colored boy of 10 years of age or so, I
should say, was the centre of tho dilapidated group. He had about enough ciothes
on to wad a shotgun, as I saw him, but
aeemed to be the cheeriest of all the crew.
He epoke English fluently, and talked
French to one of the sufl'erers anil Spanish to
another with as much ease a^ he conversed
in English with me. His manner wm self-
posseaaed, far beyond one of his age, and
it so attracted attention that 1 asked him
about his life. It is a romantic story, and
one end of it turns upon a subject that is
of exceeding intcreat to the people of this
country, who now and then see nun of the
ins.'cta lobe talked about, and which iC-
a part ot the medical history of tin- world.
The colored boy shall tell the story of the
tarantula, that venomous offspring of the
sun which sometimes finds its way to this
country in bunches of fruit brought up from
those lands which lie close i.nder the
equator, where "all seasons are Bummer."
Tile lad talked well in telling tin'story of
his care.r in tho West Indies. Hole is a
piece of Ids cluil:
' Catching Ihe ground spider is fun,"
said he. " It ia a jumper, and wiien yit
are trying to take it two eyes and 9 Ci'sk
leap are necessary to get away f ' ',' %. If
it is a spider it is not only a bi^ irfie, but
very quick and quite cute. It will attack
at any time, and in going about the country you must keep an eye on the tarantula
holes in the ground, or ne may sting you
any moment, and then, as a rule, good-by.
I've hunted them many a day, lor they
bring fifty cents apiece at the stores In St.
Thomas, and that is a good hit to a boy
who has to cast about mighty sharp to
make a dime in a warm country where the
negroes, who are poor, are many ami tho
white people few. You see, m.ister, our
chances in the tropics are not lilfe tiny are
in this country, whore there is so much to
do, and so many ways to pick up pennies
now and then at almost anything. Kitty
cents for a tarantula, dead or alive, seemed
a heap of money to us young da:-kies down
there, and getting bit was not thought of
enough to frighten us from the hunt after
" We have no other dangerous insects or
reptiles on that island except the tarantula,
but there are lots of them. You must be
mighty careful in going about not let gel
stung, for very few people live if they r.ro
bit. The best and only thing to do if you
are caught is to use the poison of the spider and sing or play music Justus soon as
possible. The poison puts you to sleep almost at once, and it is mighty liard lo get
a person awake afterward.
"There are about 10,000 of my race on
St. Thomas of the 13,000 who aro on tho
island, anil al leastlhalf tie families keep a
DOtllc ol rum vriLli IcL-i.uiulaea   lu It Int'wiulr
houses. As soon as.they are struck," tt.oy'
oan get where it is quickly, they mij I've.
The sole part is rubbed with it, and sometimes they take it inwardly. But you see,
mister, the bite is apt to put them to sleep
before they can get at the poison in the rum
bottle like what, is iu their body, and then
they are almost sure to die."
" Why do they bring 50 cents apiece!"
said I.
"They are sent to England to be used
for medioine. That is what a merchant in
St. Thomas told me. He said thai it was
hard for him to get enough, for lots ot
them wero wanted in England, I don't
know how they fix them up, but that is
what the man that I used lo hunt them for
told me."
" How do you catch them?''
" Well, mister, you sec we have a tall
grass growing all over the island, and when
we go hunt, we pick some of it and take it
along. When we get where the tarantula
holes are we just strip liio head oil' of a piece
of this grass, make a loop in the end and
3lip it over the head of one of these lit tie
harmless house lizards, of which there are
thousands. You find them everywhere,
even in the houses. They won't burl anybody, and we pay no attention to them.
When one is Ouught, ju't take him to tlie
hole, drop him in a little way and the big
spider comes up quickly after him. Just
pull him slowly from the hole and tho tarantula comes along. You have the house
lizard in cue hand, a shingle in the other.
You put your foot over the hole and throw
the shingle over the tarantula if you can.
Each one is worth "i0 cents dead or alive,
if you don't break his body. You have to
strike him just, right every time to gel the
50 cents. Then you put him in a bottle
with a big neck and go looking for another
bole, and there do just as you did before."
" Supposing that ho strikes you?"
" Well, you must be mighty quick whet,
you hit him, and look sharp all tho time
after ho follows the lizard out of the hole,
for ho has his eye on you as well us on Ihe
lizord. If ho gets on to you then there it<
trouble, and nothing can save you except,
that poisoned rum I told you about and
const,ml playing ou some kind of niusiou,'
Instrument, or singing some noil-known
song. But everything naa to bo done with
groat quickness. There is no tiinu to wail.
I've seen tliem die almost as soon as they
were bitten."
Where Wouia-j is not Successful-
The woman barber cannot be a success.
In almost every e*ly women lis. /e opened
barber shops with a great flourish of trumpets and have ueen patronized very liberally
by the youths of the city, who regarded the
idea as distinctly novel. But the cases
where the project has proved anything like
a success are very rare. It look" eery easy
to strop a razor, but every man who h-iti
tried to shave himself recollects how ho hat
absolutely failed to produce the dee.'red
effect, in spite of the most vigorous application of energy and what he regarded ea
skill. A woman is at still greats! olsadvau-
tage, and can seldom sharpen even a penknife, let alone a hollow-ground razor. The
only possible chance the average woniau
barber has is to keep a man busy sharpening
her razors and by so doing she lias to pay
the bulk of her profits in the way of superfluous wages.
Jules Vorne's real name '.; &fott!VffKt Bfi?Alffl£G 00EAJTOABUE3.
3o,w the Paull U Locnted—PlcVIng Up and
Splicing Ine Wirea.
It haa always been a matter of speculation
and wonder t' most pQoplc aa to how a marine oabi'ttaneo broken in midocean is ever got
to^eth*"" 2g&in. Tlie explanation is this :
First, it must be known that the cable practically re-its everywhere on the bottom of
the s.u. Of course there are places where
sudden dec » places coming between shallow
ones will cause the cable to make a span aa
over a ravine or gully. In other places the
ocean is no deep that the cable rinds its
specific gravity some where in midwater, so
to speak. In that case it restsquiteasfitmly
as if it were on solid   ground.
When a break occurs the h>3t st3p of
course lit to accurately locate its position. A.
conduct ;r such as a cable oilers a cartain
amount'-5 V struct ion or "resistance" to the
passage 01 an electrio current. Apparatus
has been devised for the measuring of this I
"resistance." The unit of resistance is
called r.';i ohm. The resistance of the average
cable is, roughly speaking, three ohms per
nautical mile. Resistance practically ceases
at the p.-iat where the oonuuoterr make con-
sideralro 5*n tact with the water. Therefore
if when measuring to locate a break it be
found thatthemeasurintc apparatus indicates
a resistance of BOO ohms, the position of the
lault will be known to be   300   miles   from
With this information the captain of the
repairing -hip is able to determine by bis
charts ot 1 lie course of the cable the latitude
and longiTudf* of the spot where the break
occurred, and can proceed with certainty
to effect the repair. When the approximate neighborhood of the break is reached a
grapnel in dropped overboard and the vessel sreiui'f i/iu'wly in a course at right angles
to the run of tho cable, On the deck of the
ship then: is a machine called a dy no meter,
which, as its name Implies, is used to measure resistance. The rope securing the
grapnel passes under this. If the dyno-
metor records a steady increase of strain it
indicates 'hat the grapnel has caught the
cable. If, on the other band, the resistance
varies from nothing to tons and from tons
to noth'.ng again, it is known that the grapnel is only engaging racks or other projections of an uneven bottom. It is frequently necessiry to drag over such ground several tinifn wforo the cable can bo secured.
Having secured one end of a parted cable
the vessel moors it to a buoy and proceeds
to search for the other end. When both
ends are brought together on deck the elec-
trician holds communication with the shore
on both tides to make pure that there are
no other -V/activc places and that the cable
is perfect in both directions. This having
been satisfactorily determined all that remains is to Hpliee the ends together and
drop the cable once more hack into the sea.
alloyed. Those that remain in their hives
are killed in the old-fashioned way—by
putting into all the entrances pieces of
burning oioth that have been dipped in molted sulphur. When the bees are all silent
Vhe hollow l'mb is cut apen and the honey
taken out. Somuiiities Jimmie gets quite
a number of pounds; hut, as a rule, the
wild bees do not lay up a very large stock
of Winter food.
Of coursi, it would be much cheaper for
Jimmie to earn money and buy his honey ;
but then he would not have the enjoyment
of hunting and the glory ol finding bee-
trees. Neither would ho have the excitement of robbing them, a task which lie
always superintends himself, looking after
eachdetail with as much care and assump
tion of importance as a general about to
-take by stoim  a great city.     *
rods to the spot where they had obtained
most of tiieir firewood. Lying on his face
on the ground, with arms still clasped
about a bundle of limbs, was a dead man.
Sitting down, with his hack to a small tree
and hands over his face, was another,
while an ax lay beside him. There was no
odor, noghastliness. Asyoulookedat them
they seemed to be sleeping-
"Thar's another—and another '." said tho
guide as he pointed up the valley. "It's
easy to see how it came about."
In the wagons they found twenty-eight
dead. The four we found made thirty-two.
Five of the men had left the camp, perhaps
in midwinter, and had started up or down
the valley in hopes to find a way out or
bring relief. When they perished no man
bus ever found out. It may have been on
the very day they started that the blizzard
came. The horses must have found a
sheltered nook somewhere and huddled together. A gale had screamed up and down
that valley two or three days, its breath as
cruel as the edge of a knife, and bringing
with it such a fall of snow that it still lay
solid as ice in the shady spots. The men
had made a brave ellort   to keep   the fires
;oing, but human flesh and blood could not
tand against an enemy which drove its
frosty breath  deep into   flinty rocks   and
plit them in twain. Some lay under their
blankets—some sat with bowed heads and
arms folded across their breasts. The cold
had not tortured them, Death had come
as sleep comes to us at night—quietly  and
racefuUy. Side by side in one long trench
we laid them and covered them iu, and
there they rest to-day, forgotten to the
world as if they had never existed.
AI. Quad.
*- im**  '    0):r tiiu z&i\ih-
GllfUJtlr Work ofa llllz/iml In Hip Moiiii-
"By and by we came out on a bluff from
Inch we could look down into the long
IBni. narrow valley. Two miles to the north
ami on the far side of the valley we caught
sight of three or four white topped waggons,
while a number of horses were grazing on
the the rich pa? Mirage.
Dayton's wagon train bad got off tho
overland trail and bsen lost among the
mountains of Nevada—tight wagons and
thirty-seven men, women, and children. It
was September when they were last seen on
the trail ; it was now June of the following
year. Every valley and pass in t he eastern
portion of the wild territory was being
inspected by men sent out to solve the
mystery. One day they had turned oil" the
trail to find a shorter and better route. No
word had come from them since. It had
been a terribly hard winter, but there was
hope of finding at least a part of them alive.
We made our way along the bluffs until
a spot was found where we could descend
into the valley. We were hardly down lie-
fore the horses came running up, and their
every action showed that they were overjoyed at sight of human beings. They
were hollow eyed and poor in flesh, as tho
grass had only just begun to furnish pasturage. We lired off our guns as a signal to
the people in camp that help was at band,
but no ono appeared in sight. We had
looked for -he smoke ot camp fires from the
bluff, but not the faintest trace could bo
seen. As wc advanced upon the wagons
the horses kept us company, following at
our heels like dogs, and their action pro-
pared us in a measure for what was to
When within half a mile of tho camp we
could count the wagons-—eight. The covers
still remained, but faded and mildewed.
Each was backed up against the steep hillside aud the fronts of all were closed. In
front < the wagons were four blackened
■pots On which the grass would not grotv.
These had been the campfires of tho emigrant-. At a distance of 200 feet we halted and raised a cheer and two of the men
discharged their rifles, but not a sound
.came from the grim-looking wagons. We
stood there for three or four minutes, hop-
Iig that some one would appear, and yet
feeling that wc had come loo late, when
the old hunter who had acted as our guide
solemnly observed.
*'If that'I any thin1 Hvin' in this cam]) it's
too siek and feeble to move ! Some of you
had better take a look into the wagons.
For a time everyone hung back. There
were the horses and wagons, but where
weie the thirty-seven men, women and
children ? Between the wagons, which
were about ten feet apart, the grass was
rtfTekcst and greenest, but the horses had
not fed there. As we started forward after
our last halt they did not follow us, but
stood with heads up and curs pointed forward and seemed inclined to run away,
"It's got to 1)0 done," said the lieutenant,
"but I hope they all got away. Now, then,
each man to a wagon. You needn't stop at
the covers, but take your knives and cut
the fronts away aud lot the sunlight and
daylight in."
I sprang up on the front of a wagon
and cut and tore the cover away, but did
not look in A cry from the man on my
left warned km of the sight I should behold. The guide beckon' I to me, and to-
getKev V*j rwt up tJie valley about twenty
Lost in the J tingle-
A surgeon ol the Bengal army, Doctor
Paske, had gone out toward sunset with
four or five English ofSoera in search of
jungle fowl, whioh they had heard crowing
during the day. The possibility of encountering any larger game, Doctor 1'aBko says,
had never occurred to any of them. The
doctor soon became separated from the rest
f the company, but hail with him a
Burmese lad to carry his ammunition. By
and by it occurred to him that it was time
to be going back to camp.
He started with a feeling of confidence,
but soon perceived that he was lost. The
boy could give him no comfort ; the sun
was going down. Somehow he must get
out of the forest. He turned squarely about,
and sure enough, within ten minutes he
came out upon a greensward of considerable extent. Hut his troubles were barely
There was not even a shrub on the green s
ward. 1 was on the point ot crossing it
when a terrific roar sent all the blood back
to my heart, and a magnificent tiger trotted
into "the enclosure. I was too much taken
back to move. My pipe dropped from my
mouth. 1 was just resolving to pour both
bsrrels into the tiger's face, in the hope of
blinding him, when be snarled at me and
disappeared, lashing his tail.
This was a great relief, for the perspiration was streaming down my face, and my
teeth were clinched as in death. 1 recovered my pipe and looked round for my boy.
He was gone, carrying with him my powder
and shot, and my calls received no answer.
Lost in a tropical forest at nightfall, and
for ammunition only the two charges of
small shot already in my gun ! This was
truly an enviable position, especially as the
forest was known to be swarming with
wild beasts, such asl had just encountered.
I shouted once more for my boy, and
plunged again into the thicket at haphazard,
and  in a sate bordering  on desperation.
Fear tjulc?*0
atepa ; my eyes seemcl
to penctf'ftto further than 'usual, and my
«tua detected the faintest sound. In addition to my gun I carried a stout branch,
which I hurled at every clump that looked
likely to harbor any kind of animal. Hope
was ebbing fast, and I scanned tho trees
around with a view to taking up my position in one of them for the night.
Even then I should not he beyond the
reach of tigers, snakes and black ants. And
what if 1 should fall asleep?
I was sick with anxiety, and so weary
with suspense that I almost wished the end
would come and lea\e me at rest.
It was decreed otherwise, however. The
trees began to be further apart and the
undergrowth less dense, ana—oh, joy !—a
familiar sound smote my ear. I once more
stood on the brink of a stream. I laid down
my gun and drank greedily. Then I once
more lighted my pocket companion. We
were encamped on just such a stream as
this. Was this the one ? And if it was,
should I go upstream or down?
I decided to go down, and advanced with
extreme caution. Once a large object
loomed ahead, leaving the water's edge and
striking inland. Probably it was a tiger,
but it was too dark for me to sec plainly.
On making the next bend I saw a light
not far ahead. It might belong to a party
of rebels ; it might be the camp I had left.
Oliiling from cover to cover, 1 advanced.
Other fires came in sight. I crept closer
and closer, resting for a few seconds behind
every convenient bush. At last I saw everything plainly. It was our own camp. I
stood upright, and as gaily as possible, and
whistling a tunc, I sauntered in among my
We open the hearts of others when wc
open our own.
Action is life and health, repose is death
and corruption.
Think more of your own progress than
of the opinion of others.
A man who lets himself havo loo man}
tilings to do is always u 1'ooliHii man, it he
is not a guilty one. A
Such is the charity of some that th !j
never owe any man any ill-will, making
present payment thereof.
■Strong minds Buffer without complaining;
we.Uc ones complain without Buttering,—
[llocliefoit. itild.
A little timely writ, is a rivet to the
chain of tilleetiou, and a letter, untimely
delayed, is as rust lo the solder.
As gold which he cannot spend will make
no man rich, so knowledge which he can
not apply will make no man wise.
Character, like porcelain ware, must be
painted before it is gla/.ed, There cau bo no
change of color after il is burned ill,
He that will believe only what he can
fully comprehend must have a very long
head or a very short creed.— [Thin-low
Pride may sometimes be a useful spring
board to the aspiring soul, but it is much
more fre'piently a destructive stumbling
Do not believe in Mammon; his golden
mountains are but the ocean's foam ; his
paradise deceptive phantoms. —[Meau-
You may depend upon it that he is a
good man whose intimate friends are all
good, and whose enemies are characters
decidedly bad.
A Remarkable Story of Interest
to Every Woman-
AYoans Woman Who Was Literally Fail
iiig Away—Fbyalelapa Pronounced Her
Case Hopeless—How Sue Was saved.
From the Arkansas Democrat.
The story of renewed health told in tho
following article ha3 been carefully investigated by the Democrat, and is of tho deepest interest to all parents. The condition
of Miss Clements is that of thousands of
girls in our land, whose health and vitality
is slowly but surely being sapped away.
Pale, listless and sallow girls meet us on
every side, and unless the same prompt
measures arc taken as in the ease of Miss
Clements, a premature grave is the inevitable result. Lulu Clements, the nineteen
year old daughter of Mrs. Cora V. Clements,
one of the most prominent residents of Lonoke, Ark., was attacked with a mysterious,
wasting disease over a year ago, and despite the strenuous efforts of the local physicians she continued to grow worse. Her
blood had turned to water, she suffered intense agony, and was almost ready to give
up life when relief came. Her story is best
told us related by her mother to a Democrat
reporter : —
" Jn the fall of 1892 my daughter began
to show signs that some disease was wrecking her system. Despite tho constant attention of local physicians she grew worse.
Her complexion was pule, and she became
almost as white as marble. She complained
of heart palpitation, Her feet and hands
were cold, and she was almost driven into
hysterics by racking headaches and backaches and shortness of breath and other
distressing symptoms. All these conditions
betoken anosmia, or in other words watery
and impoverished condition of the blood,
which could not perform the functions of
nature, She had no appetite; for many
days she did not eat enough for a child to
subsist on.
*' Her condition grew from bad to worse,
and becoming alarmed, I souther to prominent physicians in Virginia, Tennessee and
Little Itock. All efforts of this naturo to
regain her health proved fruitless. Patent
medicines of many kinds were tried and
given thorough tests, but without any apparent cfleet towards improving the patient.
" Myself and daughter had almost given
up in despair, having almost concluded
that a restoration of her health was an impossibility. In the Arkansas Democrat I
espied an advertisement of Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills for Pale People, which claimed
that they would give ready relief to persons
suffering from a disease the symptoms of
which were the same as in the case of my
daughter. I purchased some of the pills,
and commenced giving my daughter three
pills a day. Before the first box had been
taken an improvement was noticed. Color
in her face was notice 1, and her uppetite
returned. The terrible headaches and
backaches ceased, and she could breathe
more freely. When tho fourth box had
been taken she was entirely well, and since
then has enjoyed excellent health. She ia
COW robust and full of life, making our
family happy once more. Quite a contrast
to the situation six months ago, when everybody thought she would die.
" I think l Pink Pills ' the best medicine
in the world for the blood, and have recommended them to several citizens of this
place, who have been restored to health by
its use. Mrs. Henry Brown was in a very
bad condition. She tried the Pink Pills,
when she improved rapidly and is now a
very healthy woman."
" Thediscov'rerot Dr. Williams' Pink Pills'
tor Pule People certainly deserves the highest tribute that pen can frame. His medicine has done more to alleviate the sufferings
of humanity than any other medicine known
to science, and his name should be handed
down to future generations as the greatest
savant of the present age.
Druggists say that Dr, Williams' Pink
Pills have an enormous sale, and from all
quarters come glowing reports of results
following their U3C. In very many cases the
good work has been accomplished after
eminent physicians had failed, and pronounced the patient beyond the hope of
human aid. An analysis shows that Br.
Williams' Pink Pills contain in a condensed form all tho elements necessary to
give new life and richness to the blood,
and restore shattered nerves. They
are an unfailing specific for such diseases as locomotor ataxia, paralysis, St.
Vitus' dunce, sciatica, neuralgia, rheumatism, nervous headache, the after effects of
la grippe, palpitation of the heart, pale and
sallow complexions, nervous prostration ;
all diseases depending upon vitiated humors
in the blood, such as scrotula, chronic
erysipelas, etc, They are also a specific for
troubles peculiar to females, such as suppressions, irregularities, and all forma of
weakness. They build up the blood, and
restore the glow of health to pale and sallow
cheeks. In men they effect a radical cure
in all cases arising from mental worry,
overwork, or excesses of  whatever nature.
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills arc manufactured by the Dr. Williams'Medicine Company,
Jlrockville, Ont,, and Schenectady, N.Y.,
and are sold in boxes (never in loose form
by the dozen or hundred, and the public
are cautioned against numerous imitations
sold in this shape) at 50 cents a box or six
boxes for §2.50, and may be had of all
druggists or direct by mail from Dr.
Williams' Medicine Company from either
A Girl's Dearest Friend-
He found her sitting alono in a secluded
corner, apart from the merry dancers, where
the musiccarne In subdued throbs of melody
and tho mingled voices of the glad company
made but a gentle murmur.
" Ah," he exclaimed, " I am fortunate
Her eyes were cast down iu sweet confusion.
" I have just boon talking with your
dearest friend about you."
Half rising from her seat, she confronted
1 im with a look of terror.
" Then—"
Her lips trembled as she spoke and her
cheek was as devoid of colour as the satin
shoes 3he woie.
" 1 suppose you want that' engagement
ring back, but you don't get it.    Wee?"
There was that about her manner which
prompted him to say nothing.
No Disappointment
Can arise from the use of the great sure-pop
corn cure—Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor. Putnam's Extractor removes corns
painlessly ii. a few days. Take no substitute.    At druggists.	
Professor Holden says that the cavity represented by the largest spot on the sun is
sullicient to take in the whole of our planet
without touching the sides.
We should sutler little from ill-will were
it not for an ill-will within ourstlves, that
holds treasonable correspondence with the
wor.»* parts of our natures.
A Grand Schema-
A tir«J.i little woman was shopping last
week ai the counter of one of our large
cloth initio uses, and a cro3s-looking man
with her was trying on a smoking jacket
under hw direction.
*' Do, Vou think Jack would like this
one V sj.e asked.
" He la an ungrateful dog if he doesn't,"
growled The impatient model who was her
'* It if-vcry cheap," she said, " and not
lined win satin all through. Would you
wear it ?"
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suppose that any man wouldn't be glad to
get such a garment ':"
11 He's just your size, and it fits you
splendidly ; but 1 intended to spend more
money on a smoking-coat —this iB so
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smcking-coat for any man living."
11 Yes. I gttppose so. Well, dear, I'll
take it, . ml you need not wait any long-
And sttc smiled sweetly, as if a great
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"Grand scheme, Fred," he said, "I've
just beev fitted fur a smoking-jackot that
my wife is going to Bend to her brother. I
wouldn't be aeeu in the tiling, but it will
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" If v*^will bn good enough to keep it j
until thV 17th, 1 will have it sent for then.
My husband will be surprised when he finds
it was fof him as a birthday present."
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" It is dailjSiacQniiug clearer that
the silver meg ■ ti tlui I'niu'd .Stales
.Senate emphatically "inein   business,"
ainl are deteimined   ,:. olj tlie
repeali/i'theS! .i-eian .\... to the utmost
nf their i.'it'„<. fiowera of speech and
considerable twervea of physical
energy. They are dailj carrying oil
this cawpalgrJ wii h Hitch sm cess in the
absence uJ -any i loflttre system in the
.Senate that it is difficult topredicl
when the much v ted question of tin
-ffHpml of rhn Shci'iMnu Act will t-hei-i
even come Ii) a vote, unless Presidi ul
Oleveland and his party make some
very considerable conceesiori to tin
silver Senators, determined that tin
metal in which they are specially inter
ested shall not bo wholly excluded
from their country's currency. It linu
limks as if the struggle in the Uppei
House of the United States Congress
may yet be prolonged for weeks. Meanwhile, of course, the trade of the neighboring Republic suffers must seriously
by the prevailing unsettlement of
money values.
It is at the same time interesting to
note that in England Mr. W. H. Gren-
fcll, the Gladstonian Liberal ex-member
of Parliament, who lately resigned his
his seat for Hereford, has recently
made an urgent?'appeal for the formation of an independent "third party" in
British polities. This party would hold
itse'f aloof from general political
"squ .bbies and devote all their energies
in the first place to placing trade, commerce, and agriculture on a sound footing," To achieve this object, the re-
nionetieation of silver by international
Agreement is, as Mr. Grenfell considers,
absolutely necessary, since without it,
there can in his opinion be no stable
measure of value.
#       #       #
It is, however, certain — notwithstanding the ability and persuasiveness
of Mr. Grenfell and other British hi-
metallists of like views as to the paramount importance of a change of the
llrit.ish .mrrency system — that no
political third parly of any moment
can at present be formed in England.
Intensity of feeling on the Irish Home
Utile and certain other great party
issues will undoubtedly prevent this.
There is, however, just jis little doubt,
that unless some decision of the United
States previously makes in the direction of a further monetisation of silver
and thus in the opinion of British
bi-metallists relieves theflnancianitua-
tion, a large and increasing number < I
voters holding their views will intervene with elfeet at the coming General
Election inthe United Kingdom. There
the confirmed bi-metallists are in a
number of commercial constituencies
quite strong enough to decide an otherwise close contest, and this power they
will doubtless use against any candidate, who declares himself opposed to
silver. This bi-uietallist vote would,
of course, under existing circumstances,
lie cast more often for Unionists than
for Gladstonian candidates, in consequence of the attitude of the present
British Government leaders on the
money issues of the hour,
Hence the silver question, whilst emphatically the one issue of the hour in
the United .States, may very possibly
form an important factor in deciding
the fate of another very different great
issue in the United Kingdom." N«ws-
On  Foot  From Hope  to Lower
End of Dog- Lake.
.Mniles of locomotion like modes of
sp 'Ii .'ire various and vary with times,
places and clrcuinstances. Tho Invention of Ihe si en m boat has mil done
away with rowing and paddling, nor
has the express train entirely superceded the method of locomotion employed by Adam when gathering fruit
in the Garden.
The writer had to meet a friend, with
whom he had arranged a prospecting
trip, at I he lower end of Dog Lake, and
while fully appreciating the means
placed at. bis disposal by the C, I'. U. of
being transported by rail and steamer
over three sides of a square, decided to
accomplish the one side by the primitive method'.
Reaching Hope by train which
arrives at 2:15 p.m., the tawny waters
of the Frasor have to be crossed, usually
in the Indian postman's canoe for
which hazardous service a moderate fee
of 50c. charged. One must be very
anxious to begin bis labors if he starts
"ii I he day of bis arrival at Hope, lie
would il" well lupin upal thocomfort-
able hostelry of Mr. Coj-rigun lor one
night at least, and learn from the
habitues something of the character of
the road he has to travel. I was in-
foiiiieil that for the Brat 25 miles the
road was suitable for wheel traffic,
and was th" work of Lieut.-Governor
Dewdney before the took te the occupation of law-making. .Mr. Wardie
iu no way related to the gentleman of
that name in Pickwick), the respected
storekeeper in this place, is of opinion
that Hope is the only town suited in
every respect for the dignity of lieing
the capital of the Province. While
Victoria or Vancouver would be an
easy prey to modern marine artillery,
Elope sits in vulnerable within her
circlet of hills smiling at its harmless
efforts. Apropos-of defensive armour,
-Mr. Wardie has lieen iu coininunica-
ation with the Admiralty with regard
to the belting of cruisers with India-
rubber, a material with which he has
made extensive and elaborate experiments relative to the penilra! ion of
rifle-bullets. An obliging rancher who
was traveling my way kindly offered
to take my pack on bis horse as far as
the 14-mile house, an offer which I
gladly accepted.
Resist th" temptation of walking in
top-e''"is however comfortable they
may feel on the veranda of a hotel;
I hey are a sn ire for the feel of flic
unwary. .My heels were raw long before I got lo thi' Lake house, and the
left ear of ihe man who made
them must have tingle:! in his far-off
eastern workshop.
Mr. Rabh, of the Lake house, is a
gentleman of refined tastes and hospitable ways, and his advice to Stop a
day ami let my heels heal was duly
acted upon. He showed me the skin
of a large she-grizzly he killed iu the
spring and wished he had it home in
England, He shot the old lady and
her two cubs about a furlong from
his own door. Here I overhauled my
[lack which weighed 52 lbs at Vancouver station, to see if there was any
thing I could conveniently dispells!
with. At my thoughtful host's advict
I dumped several small articles of
attire (the top-boots included) also some
sugar, salt and surplus revolver ammunition. After an ample breakfast,
of hard tack I began my march to
Allison, estimated 5(1 miles distant, at
0 it.m. by the sundial. Light boots and
a light heart are necessary under a
heavy pack, and I was nothing loath
about noon to shift some of the cargo
by way of luncheon. The place selected was by a little .stream iu rear of
what was once Granite Creek Hotel,
whose once, no doubt, welcome signboard now hangs perpendicular-by a
single nail. The trail after this runs
parallel to the head waters of the
Skagit, and another tributary of il
wbii^JU-.jjiiiHseK about 15 miles farther
on. MT. teljijjtotiou- to cast a fly on
this stream is irrestible, and after having secured enough of fine mountain
trout for a meal, the pastime is continued for the mere sport of landing
fish and returning them immediately
to the water. A brown or gray hackle
is a very effective lure to the denizens
of this stream. I had often beard of
the big baskets made on the lower
waters of the .Skagit but was pleasantly surprised to find the upper reaches
affording such good sport.
Blaming myself forspending so much
time at this contemplative occupation;
1 determined to make up for lost time,
but was thwarted by having to step
aside from the trail to let a drove of
cattle pass. The B. (J. CattleOoinpany
keep a corps of cowdxiys employed
driving cattlo from their ranches on
the Siinilkaiiieen by this trail to Hope
where they are shipped by steamer to
coast points. These animals are by no
means so tame and tractable as the
cows of the meadows,, and the pedestrian has to give them a wide berth, so
wide in fact, that he is out of wind of
them or the hoys will experience considerable difficulty in getting any progress out of them. Iliad to scramble
down tho side of the ravine a good'.VI
feet before Ihe van of the procession
would pass my point of departure, from
the (rail. The wild, almost unearthly,
succession of howls ami entreating persuasions varying from shrill shouted
anathema-like war-whoop to the gentle
sooth ing wheedle of ihe nursery—uttered by I hose modern centaurs seemed lo
echo   in   (lie   air   long after they had
passed mi. Ii was dark before il lining
place was found to camp, but being
tired I was nol over particular in ils
selection, The sound of running water
and an ample supply of convenient
fuel is enough to determine the site of
a camp lo any one sufficient ly fatigued,
My slumber was disturbed by the
presence of a horse cropping a late
supper near my resting-place, which
convinced me that I had neighlioi's,
either itinerant or stationary, in the
near vicinil y. I was up, packed and on
my way by sun-up and on passing
about a hundred yards farther on
stumbled upon a camp of road makers,
who as they have only S hours a day to
put in at this work, were still enjoying
their dewy bed of cedar twigs. Just
about dusk the evening before I crossed
what are called Cedar Flats where
there is a shanty for wayfarers and
some cattle corrals. I did not see the
shack or I should have made it my
headquarters for the night, as it is kepi
in good repair by the cowboys and is
supposed to In' left ill as good order as
found by those who lake advantage ol
ils shelter,
(TO in-: ciiNTiNi i:n)
The Home Kule question is about iu
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city of importance must spring up somewhere in the Ok- nagan
country, which for several years past has been attracting the
attention of capitalists, not only on this continent but in'Great
Britain as well. Its combination t f resources so richh aggregated, comprising mining, grazing, fruit-grcwing, etc., tnusi of
necessity evolve a city in its midst, which will be one of the
centres of the Province. This is just as certain as the fuct that
at the terminus of the CP.RI.on the Pacific coast there was
bound to lie a se.i?|>ort eitv 6A importance. The qi:csi ion_if
location is to be decided by th* cnncUtS&ns ""•■«' invoranii' lo"
Urban growth. These conditious, as will be shown in answer
to some of the numerous received, are all comprised iu the
situation of Okanagan Falls.
One question asked is, "Where and what is Okanagan
Falls?" In reply, it is the nucleus of a city, the prospects of
which are not surpassed by any other on the Pacific coast;
situated at the foot of Dog lake, in the famous Okanagan valley, B.C. Had the conditions for a prosperous and populous
city been especially stipulated and ordered as the work of nature,
they could not have combined more favorably to produce success. The first and most, natural question to arise in the mind
of any common-sense man is, " What is there to make a city
at Okanagan balls?" Unless such a question is fully and fairly
answered, any person endeavoring to place in the market town-
site property, backed up with glittering promises of a rich
return, may fairly be regarded with suspicion and distrust.
Readers are requested to carefully consider the reasons here
advanced in support of the strong faith the promoters have in,
the future of Okanagan Falls.
In the first place, Okanagan Falls is likely to be the
terminus, of the Canadian Pacific & Okanagan Steamboat line ; it is in the line ofa the only possible pass which
can be utilized by the C.P.R. south cf the present line, or, in
other words, via the Crow's Nest Pass route to the Pacific
Coast ; it is the proposed terminus of the Spokane & Northern
Railway, and of the Okanagan & Osooyos Railway, to connect
with the Great Northern at the boundary. It will be preeminently a railway and mining centre.
It is the natural outlet for the greatest gold mining region
on the continent, a country which also • possesses immensely
rich deposits of silver, lead, coal, platinum, iron, etc. For
proof of this, see Dr. Dawson's reports and the annual reports
of tlu: .Minister (if Mines;
In the next place, it is being built by the side of a mag-
nificcni waterfall, capable of generating a horse-power of between 50,000 and 100,000 at a very low cost, sufficient to
operate all the mining machinery, reduction work', tramways,
sawmills and other industries in it or in the country surround*
ing it. Being easy of access and having unexcelled transportation facilities in prospect, Okanagan Falls will naturally attract
all the industries referred to which the country will demand.
The country also abounds in Coal and Wood.
General ~Agents
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605 Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C.


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