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 (Ad'i(U.re vC''
Vol. 5 No. 44.
$1 00 a year.
*     LOCAL  NEWS.       *
iMisH I_'i(.ilmiine is vi*~il>iiig- her
|nolliei'ii~h llie Hoey rinicli.
Rontl iSii|ietiiiteii<leiit, Uell.re-
hiinetl from Empire Valley on
The {Seaton 8te.ii.niboat; is on
|lie tlry dock for repairs.
Mr.  ltiissell (Jeorge,   Prof,   of
I.epnrliiient of   Geology,   lown,
lUniversily nrrivetl  in town IiihI
As this cor.sent was not' to be ob-
I-iiRochelle liiotliei-H Imve lefl
[for t.li_tr-hiiniH oil ..ridge Uiver.
MesHi-M Evjiiih .iiul (.o|ilnnd nre
|in lown from Hie Ample Mine.
llydrnnls Imve l.een plitced at
t iiitecvtt.H of about 300 feet right
throughout lhe town.
A Chiniininn wiiHcoiiiniitlel to
! ljioI for Helling goods without, a
, license.
It,  II. J3ielt   of Hiidge River
tins in town Ihis week.
•A''. I. re. wu, inanager of the
North Fork placer mines wns iii
town this week. I
Dr. George Sanson and family,
of Ashcroft spent a few days
in I.iiiooet this week visifcinu*
Mr. J. Richey of the Mountain
■view Ranch was guest at the
Victoria this week.
Quite a number of men are al
work  building the flooin at the'
Miss Cook's absence from the
Pioneer liotel will be greatly felt
by it's patrons.
The absence of editorial and
Other matter in this issue is due
to the absencei of the elitornnd
inability to secure necessary help
during the interval.
( A'great many of onr townspeople are taking full alv.int; ge
i of onr fine water system. It is
pleasant to note that ninny tire
making a praiseworthy effort to
improve the appearance of llieir
premises, not only by a, general
clean up but Jiy planting trees:
lx.t-1 Ornamental as well ns useful varieties.
The Cost of a "Scurry" Train If You Ar
In it Hurry unit  Have Plenty of Money
—Some Itecoril Trip* of Till* Character
Mail- in the Old Land.
From 8250 to $750 and 30 minutes' notice at a big railway station
—often less—will provide you with a
train of four carriages all ta yourself, it will whirl you to the other
end of Britain—to whatever station
you want to reach. If ever you are
in such a hurry that money matters
nothing—provided you have got i_—
you can count on getting an ordinary train at thc price of I'rom 20 to
40 ordinary tares to your destination.
i-lut if you want comfort and
"style," an extra half .hour's noti.o
to the railway "people "Will procure
you a dining and sleeping car, with a
cook, attendants, food and wines,
from $100 to §150 extra. Then you
can "burn the ground" over 300
trules by rail, only stopping to water
the engine and laugh at all the tine
tables over compiled. A great many
we.tlthy pu.iple in a hurry have done
The lilggrgt "Scurry."
One of the biggest "scurries" in
special train records was a train
scratched together for the King,
\vhen Prince of Wales, on a very important occasion. He, of course,
neaily always has his own trains,
but "extras" are as much a part of
the railway system as the mails.
There is nothing exciting about
Dut while on a visit, to it country
house just out.idc ' I.eiccs ei-, the
King received a message that had
been delayed. The Crown Prince of
Greece had arrived in England and
his formal reception by the liueen at
Buckingham Palace was put forward
by a auy. The news, owing to a
breakdown, did not reach the Ptince
till 15 hours after it ought to have
reached him, and he barely had two
and a half hours before the ceremony
began. These affairs between royalties are extremely punctilious and
there are no excuses,
It would have been almost an international slight if the Prince had
not appeared, but there was no
train. A messenger rode posthaste
to Leicester, the Prince followed in a
fast carriage and when he arrived a
"special" of four "odd-und-end" carriages had been slung to a fast engine—less than four aro not safe—in
less than 15 minutes.
lie jumped in, the line was cleared
and oft the train, wtnt. He was
without lunch and the earriago was
an ordinary first-class, but the
Prince's valet bustled some sandwiches in at the last moment, and
tho train, with a clear line, whisked
its royal freight to London In an
hour and 40 minutes. He was just
in time for the reception.
The ".Marling* Special."
Probably the most romantic, as
well as one of the smartest, of special train hurries was one that raced
from London to Dover a few yeats
ago, on the occasion of a runaway
match, and whicli still lives in railway annals as the "mniriage special." The engager of the train, a
Mr. Vickery, had big ditllculiics* to
overcome, for his fiancee was a ward
in chancery, that is, she und bev
estate were under the guurdiansliip of
the law, and the penalty for marrying a ward without tho consent of
the court is imprisonment.
tained, tbe young couple disregarded
it und were married at a registry oflice. The bride's relatives, however,
had had the bridegroom watched by
a private detective', and shortly after the ceremony' the newly married
couple found they were discovered.
The bridegroom had a small steam
'yacht in the Granville dock at lover, and to this they wero to have repaired   by   tr_in.     But  as   the    vvar-
j rant for'the groom's arftst was now
i likely to be iss_ed at any moment,
they dared not wait for the train
and a special was ordered. In 30
minutes it was le.tdy and the coui 1j
were speeding south.
| Thc detective, to gain time to put
the machinery* of^ the law in motion,
tiled to have the train stopped at
Canterbury, but. as he had no legal
authority he failed, and the coui lo"
reac>jd Dover.- . The .'main reason io
ta! ing the special is. that a vessel in
the Grain ille dock has to wait till
two hours before high water before
she can get but, and the ordinary
train wot:ld havp missed ti.e ti<__.
They . ar ived'-twenty minutes too
early, having done thc journey in two
hours to the minute, and waited
anxiou: ly for thc dock gates to open. \Vh_n they did, the yacht steamed out, and the couple Lft Biitish
waters juSt an hour ahead of the
wai rant. At daybreak the yacht put
into I'lis'iing and the happy pair
lived abroad till thc bride's majority.
I lerpont Morgan's Rpeeial "Special."
A very special  "sie;i..l"   was    the
one whi.h Mr. Fierpo'nt Morgan   ordered at Manchester the last time ho
was over here.     In  the States  he is I
at'C-S-omod  to take specials   almost j
every whet e,  and a big  railway  mag- I
nate can do what he likes with Am- I
erican railway lines. i
I     Mr. Morgan vvas said to be in Eng-
land for a  rest.     However,  he   sud- j
denly  ordered   a   "special"   for  Lon- |
don at Manchester, and required  the
best possible.    In 40 minutes a train
with dining and parlor carriage was
needy,    with    a little till for $325.
This  paid,   Mr.   Morgan  stopped    in, I
and was  whirled off at (50 miles   an I
hour.    ITe thought, hovvevc", that he j
could pull up wherever he liked, as in |
the  States,   by     a  message  to     the j
driver,  but found this  was not  pos- !
sible.      All     the    way  up he     made '
notes, comparing the British special
with    the   Yankee,   and     ho reached
London     in    just   under four hours, |
having covered nearly 200 miles.   At !
the end  of the journey ho gave   the I
engine driver $50.  and admitted af-
terwards that the performance   was '
ahead of tbe ordinary American spc- i
dais.      The railway record, by  the
way,  is one of the records we hold
from the States. |
j ltrlil-groomi' Special-. I
Oddly enough, a very frequent reason for taking a special is that a
bridegroom is in danger of being
late for his wedalng, and last year
there were at least three specials ordered through this cause. One particularly smart performance vvas the
getting of'Mr. Murray Dixon to Lon-
, don in tine for his wedding, after
I tho carriage accident he had on driving to Bromwich.
On the way to catch a train at
Birmingham his houses shied at a
donkey that was rolling on his back
in the roadway, and turned the outfit into a ditch. Both horses wero
injured, and a four-mile walk and tho
missing of thc train were the results:
However, a speitl was ordered,
whipped together in less than 20
minutes and three caniages, the
shortest special on record, went tearing up to London. They overtook
the train that had been missed, while
it,was pulled up at a station and
the special was shunted around her
and  arrived  at  London   20   m'n'-*
ahead. This trip cost the ari&Juu*
bridegroom $300—nearly ns much as
Mr. Morgan's race irom Manchester.
—London Answers.
Care   Tai.in   in   Limning. Ihe   Puntnfflc.
S..Vlli, •> It in' .
The wor'c of.removing the mat rial
and stall of tl.e \ rcsieni latui.,11!. te s
of th.; Fostofli e *Sa i,ij_.s i i n . u
Quoin Vi io ia s.ieoi to the new and
imposing building in \.e t . e sing-
tori coutnr.ii ed on Tits.lay, t ti i ..ill
continue until the o. oiling if t e
structtiic in A] ril, sa.vs Llojtls
Weekly of the 4th Jan. Tnis lemowil
vvill recjiio very careful oi_ci i a
tion to avoid any di.loiation of the
Svt.t'.t, tin 1 consi'qiient in on o lion e
to depo itors uti.ig the bun , who
number no le.-s than 1 ,000,000, or
one? in eve y fi e of t. e l o ililuti u
of the IJnP.cd Kingdom. _ho UalT
at headquurle s lonsitts of a'o.it
8,200 i let-Is, aid the ledgers in
which the doi on.I.ii s' actouht. are
kept. ar^in'tM+fbe ed   by  t''<>< sum's.
Some-20 years „■:_ t o d. a1 tmei't
had a. similar e..periln er in ftft^big
to remove f. oni St. la Is rhu'c'i-
ya. d to the premises in Qi e n Vic1
toria Street, li e y a s af'.ir ta' ing
Ihe bui ding In Queen \i t ria st'let
anoth r li? bloc.': wis bt:.ilt fit t e
• ear, abultng r.ft K.nP'ht idee ft out.
About six yenrs ago anotl e ' 1,1< c .,
extending from Knig! t ic'.ar itrel
to Carte" lane, vvas ta' on, and sill e
then fin the" aciomn o 'ation has had
to ba found in buildings situated in
Addle hill and Deun s cou t.
The building in We't Kensingtcn,
which is to >_r e es tl.e now llotnu
of Thrift, ii lolbvsul. Three if is
many rooms ha e ta h a length o
no Iofs than 350 f'jot. .t he.s ten
erected i n n site known as the
Olympia t nnex. The fr nt, vvlii h
fa' es Blyt: e road, ir* in the I'ena's-
sanrc sty e. and built of Portland
stone and r*d brie'e. In tbe cent c,
which is almost wholly of stone, is
the main ontn n e, in the form of
three ar hes, Hading into the quadrangle beyond. On either side of the
arches is a bay surn.oui.tsd by a
dome-topped tower, and between
these towels is a spare for a c)cc'<.
Th© centre, with its towers and with
its facade do-orated with a considerable amount of carved work, ma! 03
the main feature of the building,
from an ai chile tural point of view,
and brea's what would otherwise l.e
a monotonous array of vvini'ovvs in
Bu extended a front. In form, the
building is a hollow square, with
the north and south bloc's continued on both side* beyond the east
and west blocks, tha pro.e ting ends
suggesting thut the present stricture, huge though it be, is only a
po'tion of the complete design, to be
continued, perhaps, as necessity requites.
Frankfort Moore's   . uoe.uful Story After
Seventeen Year* of Waiting.
In the course of an interesting
sketch of Mr. F. Frankfort Moore,
the novelist, M.A.P. says:—
"He may take a certain honest
pride in his hard-won success, but
vanity is not to be laid to his
charge. 'Swelled head' is a ciseasc
whi.h rarely attacks those who havo
thoroughly 'been through the mill.'
If he displayed a literary bent at an
early age, he received no encouruge-
ment to pursue it. Indeed, as he haa
related in his autobiography, his father, on discovering the MS. of an
Arctic novel, promptly burned it.
However, if nominally engaged in thc
study of the higher mathematics, ho
continued to write in secret, and
eventually sold an epic to Messrs.
Smith en-i  **'''«•
Letving home ho became a journalist,     and      traveled widely  in  Africa
nnd India, writing books at the same
time, but it was only after seventeen
ye.trs  of  unremitting    toil  that      T
! Forbid tho Banns' placed hint  where
j there     is  always  room—at  the   top.
| The day  he finished   "I  Forbid      tho
j Banns'   he s_i I  t.i  someone      besido
him,  "I have written a cuiious   sort
of book, but,  whether it is good -or,
bad,  it  will  make my fjrtune.'     lis
faith  in  Lis  own  judgment  wavered,
however,  when th. reviews appeared;
With one exception, all were unfavorable.    But in the end his ciitieswere
. i-j"i
Great pus Inns 1 awake tlint tntwt
BuiV  aii.v   vvoimiu   to  tie  dust
W'.tli  tttr U~rt s.ic Muuiltt f tl io rise
As  Uigii  as   tlio-p  enamored  e_i-.
Xovv for lihcse il...i« riu.is and »vve*
1 till   in  Uiinity's  .Merc.,'. Sent.
Sly si_.,c> ,  my  fi v i\s   .'award,
Since I am ixu.tilul, adore-.
They praise m. i.lic'Us.mv lips, uiy ey«^
W.tli. ji.i,yc'..s niio.it exqulsl e -in t ,'iisi,
tOvet in.  hnrwl* On. they an.y k ss
Aud in their ardent bosoms press.
My  feet   upen  tlio  h.tui*er,v  sLiir
Stake- litem a inu.lc v cli and rare;
St.*   skirt lllutt ru l   s as I come
For every t'ap.itri! Mr kes tieui dii.ub.
What .lea on •■ s of wool ami ftliinee!
Tie ilslu o   i.iy poor co.niti'ii ineo
Lights up llieir world that else wire dreur,
"but y.u are lovely,  mother dejar!"   •
I ffo not in mV grave, lint I
Know B a-1 's mil supremacy;
I'ike i'leejiaira's self,  1  j/.-Ove
The vir.. telfe'lils and dept.s o" Love.
Su to lie love'1, to to lie vvreel,
Oh! m.re than mortal wimiin s'liiuld!
What if she  .a 1 or ;nil Iti.lln I!
Lord make me  worthy,  keep , hem blind.
Lawyers the llcst Aliu~etl ami Mitl Trmt-
•'(! of Men.
Tho third of the public lecture
course ol" McMaster University, Toronto, on "'ihe Lti.i~s of Law" proved most en tor tail, iug and instructive,
many uf those pros, nt coining' away
with a very cliff .rout opinion of soma
ptu.S-8 of the j rofossion of law and
its practice to that which they had
before the lecture. Mr. 1). E. TlTom-
son, K.C., close iiied lawyers as at
once the best abt s.d and the most
gemraily fn.sted menibcrs of tho
ton,inanity. He analysed the business of the ordinary law tirtn, of
which not, more than _l per cent, ia
criminal, and of the balance not more
than 10 per cent, ever comes to trial
in the courts, while in four-fifths of
the cases which do reach the courts
there aie no appeals entered. Tho
nature of his business and experience
made the lawyer conservative in regard to changes in ihe law, and,
commenting upon what is sometimes
termed the .lavish adherence to precedent in the law. Mr. Thomson in-
sisted nothing could be more revolutionary and dangerous than departure from th^s practice. Jn this connection he laid down three cardinal
ptiniijlcs for guidance:—(1) That
law is better than justice;* (2) that it
is more necessary the law should ba
certain than that it should be right,
and (8) that etpiity administered according to the .Judge's personal idea
of right and wrong would result in a
cross between lottery and despotism.
Mr. Thoni| son illustrated the numerous points he made by amusing anecdotes and entertaining reminis-
cmc s, which made the subject ol
"law" anything but dull.
Why Papa Wntilil Let Her fl*. I
Edith—llichnrd, this would be a
good time to apply to papa for his
censent. Richard—la he in a partlc-
ul rly good humor? Edith—By no
means, lie is very angry over my
dressmakers' bills, and would be glnd
of nlnio't nny excuse to got rid nl
me.—■Sydney lown and County .lour.
"tJ. ...._-, J Till.   n:OSPKCTO!iV LILLOOET. B..(..,  MAY
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V.y   10.   Pauline Johnson.
'A Btto.iUi of ii n let' giiiilii .-s,
• *r hlmy ....ii. and  . pai  ..u.e.i skies;
0.  tvaru mi.l.-iuiiiai r nir  .hat   I _liily  lies
In  tu.-t e  r.ngs,
\\ here   .-w.i.l.i    svv.llgS
Ih.j inus.e ot a  liioj-iiui] wings
"ihat  almost  li.ue  ,o s.uini-S,
' Midway  'tw:xt  eart.i  and   heaven,
A  lull), lo  In  ihe pearly air,  I  seem
To Boat iii*j:i  ,U_ _a(jpbll'U tioi-f.  a drata
O.  Cioutl. „t snow.
Above,   below,
Itri.t vviti_. my tli'-tiig, dim r.nd slow,
l ue tw.ligut  drl ts to even'.
"The  little  fern-lenf,  bending
Upou the brink, is green rceetloit greets,
And kisses to.t  the -llildow  Hint  it met ts
With touch so fine,
Tlie border Lucille keenest vis ou can't define;
So perfect is the t>leiidin_.
"Tiie far fir tr.es that e; ver
The brownish hills vv.tb. needles grc.B and
Rcplcui.ert  are
Beneath mc far,
Where not  a ripple moves  to mar
Shades underneath, or over.
"M'.ne Is the undertone:
The beauty, strength an.l power of the land
Will never stir or bend at my command;
Km  all  the shade
Is mm red or made
If I lint dip my paddle blade;
And It Is mine al.ne.
"Oh! pathless world of seeming!
OU! pntki'.ess life of mine, whose deep Ideal
Is more my own than ever vvas the real;
h\'i' others Enme
And Vote's red tin me.
Ami yellow gold: 1 only claim
The bhndows nud *ho dreaming."
.skoiih of .Miss douimon.
No complete collection of Miss
Johnson's poems is ia cxisunce, i
regiet, to say. 'I he above example
of her work is ijuoted from a small
volume published in lewd, entitled
"'lhe While \ianipum." Since mat
date, however, many of her best
poems have been produced, and, it is
to be hoped, will be gathered together in book form in the near future.
For no living Canadian poet has
anything like the interest for us that
]\,iss Johnson has. This is largely
on account of her race. She is the
daughter of the late G. 11. M. Johnson, head chief of tho Mohawk Indians, who marri-d an English lady,
a Ali.,s Howolts, a relative of \iil-
liam Dean llowells, the novelist.
1'ai.line vvas bom on the Six Nation Indian Ito-Ci've in the County of
Urant, and was educated at tl.e
lirantford Model Sih.ol. Her first
verse was published in "Gems of
Poetry," a New York periodical,
and for many yeaia she has I een a
contributor to the tiest peiiodiJuls in
Canada and the United States.
The predominant qualiiL-s of her
poetry, as we have il in ''The White
"tiampum," are those which have
long been recognized as distinguishing her ic.ee. tKx*i~.cii-e, graceful image y, picturesque language and drain, iti./ pasi-ion. The Iroquois were an
Intellectual, as well as an imaginative, people, and e. tablishcd a confederacy that for years held the balance of power on this continent. This
daughter of theirs, it is evident, has
inherited race ins.inets and traditions that one time found expression
in such deeds as that of O. istoh, or
s.ich choice as Dawendinc's. Now
they insj ire a pen. Here and there
the "wilderness j_i. 1"* crops out. In
such lines as "I'enseroso," for ex-
ftmple—the third stanza of which
"Let me but feel  athwart  my  cheek  tbe
Of  whipping  wind,   but hr-nr the  torrent
i!« h
Adi.wn the mountain steep, 'twere more my
Than  lonelt of human baud,  than human
Miss Johnson's attitude towards
Nature in this volume appeals to be
a stock-taking of effects, tnotigh an
appreciative stock-taking; slid, occasionally, as in the last stanza of
"Shadow River," her contemplation
of nature b: comes a revealing
agency, an opening into the transcendent world, or what we choose to
think so, though the idea may be
to the real world no more than the
shadows were to the far fir trees,
and brownish hills, and "the little
fern-leaf bending."
In 1891 Miss Johnson began a
species of entertainment, the unique
•eature of which was the re; Ration
of her poems on Indian life in costume and character She has been
most successful, having appeared in
England, the United States and all
over Canada. Her home is in Brant-
ford.— rharos,  in The Globe.
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connection with llie main line of the said
I- From some point atiiriie.tr
Sudbury in the I'rovinee of Ontario (o a poinl
at or near Scotia Junction; liience southerly
lo a point at or near 1 Salsa 111 or Sturgeon
Lakes i.i the townships of Huxley, Verulam
or Fehelon, continuing southerly to ihe Cily
ot" Toiontd.
2-- I'rom some point on the
main line In the District of Keewntin or in
Ilistriet of Sacknlchevvan, to I'oit Churchill
on Hudson's Hay.
3-- A continuation of its main
line from Tels Juan Cache by way of the
The Thumps nt and Fraser Uiver valleys to
Vancouver, or New Westminster,
4- I'rom some point on the
Thompson Kiver or some of its tributaries to
Waddington Harbor or  liute Inlet.
5-- I'rom a point near the old
site of Fort A-siniboiu lo some point oil the
Peace Kiver and westerly to the I'or tht lid
Canal on the I'acilic.
6, From some point on the main
line of said Kailway at or near the Montreal
Kiver in the Province of Ontario easterly to
some point on the (lalineau Kiver in the
Province of Quebec.
And to exercise with regard lo
such lines all the powers and privileges given to the said Company by its Act of Incorporation.
DATED at Toronto this loth day of
January, 1903.
Johnson & Falconlnidge.
Solicitors for ihe applicants.
811 bscrilie-o- Thk Prospector.
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Mining Property for sale.
In British Columbia.
Tumlui'h nro Invited for thu whole nf Hie
priipeity, liieluillni} (Iriiwu (J run I cil elnjns,
null nHo, tlyinilili! mill, (,'it|iiielly 4» tn BO tons
.lnily), tiniuwiiy, iissny olliee, liiliornlory toul
fulloi|iilpiuoiil,of tlio Toronto  i.illunoi t.ol<l
lieefs t~iiii|inuy l.lniilecl. sllilnie In the 1,111 nno t
•lisiriel nf liritish I'ultllliblil; Inelliillllg Iho
Ami'lo, Whale, Mm,null 11 nil Wollilllil Villa
mini's \vliIvh me (row 11 grtilitoil, also llie
North Slur, tlulilull slripe, lloliloil Kii|;lo. Ituliy
ami juiiiliii niiiioriil elnlin, III Iho HillllO ilistriet, tngollior Willi 11 ton stamp mill, imieliinc
drills ami oilier equipments, (lush lenders for
tlio whole property lire rctpiostod Iml
off us for working options or for portions
nf the properly will ho considered K.OIll lhc
former group DM Ions of ore has been milled,
wilh 1111 iissny value uppiiixiimiliug flii.no tu
lll.lltl Wagon rond from Itnilioiid to mill, The
whole of the a huvo will hear looking into ami
investigation nud are an exceptionally Important and valuable group of claims with full
working equipment, full particulars in'itv he
had ou 11 p|ilii'.nlion to Kdgar lllooinflold
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all",ieli-il   with   sp.ismo lie   asluiii
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excellent lemeily lor Asthma ami I lay Fe j
and ils eoinpositioii alleviate'* all Iriiuliles w ti
. omliiiie with Asllnna. Its success is asto ,is!i
ml wonileiliil.
1/.-1I,   we  .1111 slate  lint     Astli'iiulone    cmia:
'el'. Very liuly joins,
IJKV.   i>\<.   MOKKIs   U'KCIISl.KK.
Avon Si''itii.ns,  \'.   V.   |.'eii. i, 1901.   3
liinl   from    a    sense   ot duly,   having  tested I
>,'   Ih:  cure   of    .sllimii.      My  wife   lias   hi
loi     the    past   I.• years.     Having   exhausted   my o
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hows on   i30.st.eei,  New Vo,L      I  ,, re'obtained n   bollle  of asthmalene.    My  wil
con.nieiieed    hiking   it  al.,,.,,   |1,_    jf,sf   „f" N,,Venil.c.     1 very     „    noticed   a   inilicl
iinprovemeiu.    Alter  using one  tie  her  asllnna  had disapp.eaied   and she   is entire!
free    from   all   symptoms.     |    feel    fuat   I  can  consistently   reconinieml   lhe   nicliciii
to    all    who   aie  afflicted   with   this    distressing • disease.    Vou.s    respectfully.
O.  I).   I'll KI.PS,   Al. If
Dit.   TAI'T   lilttis.   Mki'iioink Co, I'eb. 5. 1901.
(ienllenien:     I   was     lioul.Ied    with   Asllnna    or   22   years.     I have tried nuinenvifj
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unable   to   work.     I  am   now   iu   the   best   of  health   ami   am  doing   business  everj
day.    Tliis  testimony you can  make such use of  as you see lil.
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Branch Store at Bridge Biver where a
full stoek of General Merchandise and Miners Outfits are on hand.
J. Dunlop, General Merchant, Lillooet, B.CJ Till.   PI-OSH-OTO.:?, LILLOOKT, 1..C,  MAY '2 3.   1903.
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A Tlyloss Scandal
Auihor of "The Little Minister," "Auld Licht Idylls," "A
Window in Thrum-," Etc., Ete.
ooet Distric
* Ay,' I cries, ' tut   I'll   prdduc. my-
" 'The waur for you,' says lie, 'for If |
fe try to overthrow the law we'll bury j
SO again, though it should be at the I
i ubJio exi.en.se.' ,
"Lads, that made* mo uneasy,   and   all ;
could  think to do was just to lling out I
|niy font at the   bantam.
'Ye dtuir look me in the face, , Davit ■
[Whnmand,' I says, 'nnd pretend ns I'm !
rno mysel'?' j
" 'I daur do so,' he .ays; 'and not
[only are ye no yer,-el', but I would never
.have recognized ye for such.'
'So, so,' I  remarks; 'and  ye refu e
tto deliver tip my coat?'
'Yes,' he says, 'nnd  what's  more  I
never had your coat.'
"Lads, that was his cautiousness in
case twa lines of defense was nuede! be-
', fore the bailie; bul; I paid no more to
him, for now the hpu.e began to fill with
folk wanting to mako -tiro of me, and I
was keen to convince them I w.is in the
1 flesh before Davit prejudiced them. Ay, ,
Robbie, you was one of them as convoyed
me to Header Haggart's."
"I was, Tain mas, and when ye shut
thc door on mo a mask of folk came
round me to hear how ye had broke
"I diiursay that, but their curiosity
didna interest nie now Ye mind when
we got to Hender's house it was black
I' and dark, him pretending to be away to
his bed? Ay, but tho smell of roasting
pdttiteos belied that. As we ken now.
Hemic? had been warned that I was at
Davit's demanding back lhe coat, and
he suspected 1 would enme nest to him
for the waistcoat an I the hat."
"Ay, but he had to letye in."
"Ou, I would havo broken in the donr
rather than have been beat, and in the
tail of the day Hender takes the snib
oil' the door."
"He pretended he thocht ye a ghost
too, did he no?"
""No, no, that's a made up story. Hender and his wife had agreed to pretend
that, bat when Hen.ier came to the door
he became stupid-like, and when I says
'Ay, Hender,' he says 'Ay, Tammas.'
I've heard his wife raged at him about it
" 'Xanny,' I says to the wife, 'it's me
back again, and jell oblige by h-itding
ower my waistcoat and try hat.'
"I've forgotten to tell ye that when
I walkeu in, Xanny   wus  Stan ning on a
stool   with   a
poke.'   in   her  hand, the
" 'Tell him,' cries Nanny, 'as ye got
them for helping in his burial.'
" 'Tammas,' Kays Hender, 'that's how
I got them.'
" 'Maybe,'I says,  'but did I   give  yo
" 'Say ho was a corp,' Nanny cries.
" 'Meaniug  no. disrespect,   Tammas,'
j says Header, 'ye was a corp.'
" 'How could I have been a corp,' 1
! argues, 'when here I am speaking to ye?'
j "Hender turned to Nanny for the an-
• swer to this, but she showed him her
b.'.-k,so h:_ j'tsisii I inaweak way, 'We'll
j lc.-.ye the minister to settle that.'
' Hender, ye gowk,' I says, ye ken
I'm living; and if I'm living I'm no
"Lads, 1 regretted I hndnaput it plain
like that to D.ivit Whamand. However,
Hender had na the clear-headedness
necessary to follow out sieh reasoning,
and he replies,
" 'No doubt,' he fays,   'yo  are  living
in a sense, but no in another sense.'
" '1 wasna the corp,' I cried.
" 'We.-l, weel, TamiSfife,' .ays  he, In a
fell dignified voice,   'We   needlia quarrel
on a matter of opinion.'
"I was just beginning to say as it was
more likely to be tad*waistcoat we would
fail out about, when in walks Chirsiy in
tlie most fiuri'le'd way.
'.' 'Tamians Kaegart,' she pants, 'ensue
hame this instant; the: minister's w..icing for ye.'
"Which minister?*..' I asks.
" 'None other,.' she says, lcokhig
proudly at Nancy, 'than tho'Auld Licit
"Lads, I shook in my   boots   at   that,
and 1 s.ys, 'I wlunik come,   tii!  I've ,...._
. my hat *.nd  my waistco.it.' .'
" 'What,' s'.'.e..i!!8 Chit's'ty, 'yo ri.ir to
keep tho minister wv_;.it'!.r!:, i.iv.i she-
shoved me clean cut of the house."
Wiiat the minister said   to   j.n"!»ar~ is
not known, for 'j.aiii».as never   . ivi.i
the conversation.   Thoso   who   vein,.,,,.„
m   the   watch   said   tn.it,   tl.e   mlu2s'__r
looked very stern wt'.o-u   wa!kin~   in... i-,> i
the ui.inse, unci t::.*t   ChitBty   t >;:....   hut. .
bushandtr.ic.iVMe 'lur 'Xh;' :'r?Vc   hi' ii.ti
evening.   Tho   most   we ever got out of
latum..s on the subject wat ih:;f thontsh
he had met many le/.il'yiii';:   li ;!;    ;•, -.-.U
wanaorings, they wre  a   h rd   of sheep
compared to the minister.   Le had somo-
tiir.es to be enticed tut ni' the reverie into
which thoug.it of  the mini .r.'r plunged
"So it was nest day   he  dandered   up
which she was us.nsr to .hovo something to the grave?" we would say craftily,
on the top ot the pre_s out of sichf. She though well mvare that he did not leave
jumped   oo..n   hurriedly,   but    looking   the house til!  \"onc.-.v
bold, and si.ys she, ' These mice is very
"Weel, I had a presentiment, nnd ]
says, 'Give me the poker, Xanny, and I'll
pet at the mice!' buys she, 'Na, na;' antl
she lifts away the stool.
"All this time Hender had been looking very melancholy, but despite L'.at, he
was glad to see me back,ani he says in a
seniiment.il way, 'You're a strange.,
Tammas,' says he.
" 'I am, Hen !e.,' says I, 'and I want
my waistcoat, also my hat.'
"Xa,   na,   not   nij   tho   Sal.hath day.
When I wakened hi the morning I admit
I was terribly anxious to see  the  grave,
ns was natural, but rboeh.t of the" minister cowed me.   I wqi.de! have ventured as
far as the   grave   if   I   had 1 een able to
persuade mysel'   I wasna going for pleasure, but pleasure it was, lads. Ay, there
was uo denying that.'
"Chirsiy was at the kirk?
"She   was  bo,   and   in  her  widow's
crapes.    I watched her frae the  window.
...     , ,   ,    , ,      Ay, its nn everybody as   has watched his
!--• tiller gave a, confused   loo.k   to the , own widow "
wife, and says she,   'The   waistcoat  has        "Xa, anil it had been   an   imj.rc.sive
heen sold for rags, and I gave the hat to   spectacle. How would ye say she looked,
tm,k"*s-' Tammas?" I    '
V   Hender  Haggart,'   says  I, 'is  this      "She looked proud, Robbie."
K0;1Tt    , .   _  -.' :■'"_ ,   _■'    "She would; but what  would  yc  say
-ioniier sort of winked, me;viing that   she was proud of?"
w~ cottkt talk ihe thing ower when Xan-      « Ah, Robbie, there vou heat me.   Bui
ny wusua there, but 1 ,. mldna wait. I „m tell ye what she was proud  of  on
I think, Nanny,'Hays   I, pointedly,   .he Monday."
".sllltako   a   look  at  these   mice cf      "What?"
■T,)..1. _.  -ii .          • ,   ~, ■       ,           ,       " "Before  porridge-time   no   less   thnn
„ J* .'. *. ,n.° Bi,h th,n».   ■»■ she- seven women, namely, three   frae   Tilly-
Imthin'uii-,' says I, 'as 111 And a loss, twa frae the   Tenements,   and   twa
black waistcoat on the top of that  press, frae thc   Roods,   chaos  at  the door and
and likewise a Sabbath hat. lnvites her to a dish ot tea.   That's what
Hender couldna   Help   giving   me nn Phe was proud ot, and   I   would   like ti,
admiring  look   for my  quickness,   but hear of ony other  woman   in this town
Xanny put her back   *•■   -■
Attracting Attention
on account of
i. Its Fraser River Placers.
As far back as thc year lfioS, successful placer mining was carried on at Horse Beef
ar,  near tlie (own  of Lillooet.    The adjoining  ground is being worked with  profit at
lhe present time,
A company is now working a gold dredger on the Fraser, with gratifying success, and
a. new company has been formed with a capital of $3o(~,000, to operate an improved
dredge near the town of l~-i,looi~T.
2. Its Promising Mineral Lands.-^
andkhson lark and mtnxsi. it[VKiimining properties will prove themselves sufficient to
form a prosperous campi Yet there are miles of territory that remain unprospected.
3. Its Fishing and Hunting Grounds-^38^
Increasing numbers of tourists from all parts of the globe testify that the sportsman's
Paradise is lure. Mountain sheep, boar, deer, and all kinds of large and small game
abound. Anglers find the lusty trout where least expected, and fresh salmon cease to
be a luxury.
4. lis Salubrious Climate.<^^/
In the dry belt, and at an altitude that renders the seasons temperate and equable,
llio climate is hurst suitable for health-seekers. tteini-tropicar.fniil. maybe grown, and
at the pre.ent lime,November, rosebushes and geranium plants may ba seen iii bloom
in the gardens of the town
Nearest uailway towns are  Asuei.oFT and lytton, on the Canadian1 pacific uailway.
.,*,,, -     .   . speired her?'
Ay,   I snys,   1 hear her.' i    "Oh, of course, and   also to get out of
He hears ye, Nanny ' says Hender.     her  what the minister  said to me.   Ay,
But I want my lawful  possessions,'   but can ony of   ye   tell  me  what's the
"Hn„,i„-   wi.,*,.         ■     ,   . x- memoi.iblist   thing  „bout   these invita-
Hender   hesitated   again, but Nanny tionsf"
repeats, 'Hender, am I to be insulted be- "_ dinnft say j can  but lt-8 somcthing
fore your face?' about the grave."
Dinna insult her  before  my  faee,',    "Ifs this, Snecky, that before   Chirsty
Hender whispers, to me had made up her mind  .whether to  risk
I offer no insult,   I  says, loud out, seven teas In one   day,   I  had become a
but I ve come for my waistcoat  and my humorist for life."
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hat, nnd I dinna budge till I get them.
" 'Ye've a weary time before ye, then,'
says Xanny.
"Man, man, oh, losh!"
"Ay, and  it's   perlectly   appalling to
oonsidier as she was so excited   about her
I wonder ye wouldna lie ashamed to   invitations that when I came  down fare
T'',"!1";.'I,ao__,a ^longings,'l said,   the cemetery she never looked me   in the
lell   him   they're  yours,   Hender,'   face, and I had to sny   to  her,   'Chirsty
Todd, do ye  no   see   as   something has
she cries,
" 'Ye see, Tammns,' says Hender, 'she i come' ower" me?
says they're mine.
" '..y," I says, 'but ye canna pretend
they're yours yersel', Hender?'
" 'Most certainly ye can, Hender,'
says Nanny.
" 'Yo see that, Tammas,' says Hender,
" 'And how do ye make out as they
are vours?' I asks blm.
At that she says, 'I
notice you're making queer faces, but I
dinna ken what they mean.' ' They mean,
Chirsty Todd,' says I, 'as I am now a
humorist,' to which sho replies, 'Pick up
that dish-clout.' "
"Keep us all! But oh, man, a woman's
"••ml does na easily rise to tho sublime."
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A Visit to tlin .• cue of Lin.£1. lion's I'oi'in
—The Absli ael  us 0|i]lo~eil tn tlie
L'OIM-l'.'t.    AchiII ins.
A  visitor    to    the homes    of    tbo
great    mon   nntl    women    who  have
been,   done  and  suffered  in   thtir  se -
eral  sphci-s  goiKi'al y   line's  that  the
supervening  inhabitants   I*now   nothing of the emlier oc upants, and a e
comfortably innocent cf the fait that,
the ground     about  them is histoii:',
llut the heroins of the  Acadian     expulsion  has not   |__„     c i signed     to
locul  oblivion,      Eve yon.     in    and
about the neighborhood can  point to i
the well f out which she lifted water, I
to  the  widow    trees     beneath   which
she milled the favoiile heifer, to the
place who"e Best's forge stood;    to |
the site of the church,  of the    home j
of Fathir Folician, and of everything '
wove 1 into the poem.    The chef    of
a th eshing-muchir.e staff showed ire
he' footprints near the well.    I tried
my boots in tbem, writes S. T. Wood
in The Glol e.  Evangeline must have
been a very large woman.
II -C <* '.•      li •   i x;m sin"..
Grand Pre has nee.- really recovered from the effects of the expulsion. It consists of a small station,
which the operator lie's up between:
trains. The Flying Dluenose ignores
it, but it is honored by c ills from
t.hr-te expresses each way, daily except Sunday. It has, or is, a hotel
from which a man drives down to
meet the trains, and there are several houses which may be included in
it, as it is not incorporated, and
the bounds aie consequently elos i\
Wolfville, three miles along the line,
has appropriated EvanseHnc nnd a'l
the traditions of Grand Pie, nrd the
inquiring visitor is advised, if he
wants to go to Grand Pre, to go to
Wolfville. There is a town there
with hotels, an academy, a man ml
t-uining s'-hool and a young ladies-
seminary. There are liverymen the. e
who diivo you to Grand Pie, to lilo-
midon Head, the mouth rf the Gaf-
perean. M'lnnS Basin, the dykes and
all thc points of interest. This advice was so per islent and universal
that 1 got off at Grand Pre.
Results from common soaps:
eczema, coarse hands, ragged
clothes,  shrunken   flannels.
Auk for tlie Octagon Bar «j7
'A',a«?'">«-'*'^'l-:.-^^^ ;
Every household should be
supplied with a hot-water bag
and a fountain syringe.
Nothing about the house
conies in so handy in a case
of convalesence or sickness.
They are always ready for use
and prove the most valuable
help to the doctor and patient.
" Our special 3 quart I lot Water Bottle, guaranteed for one
year from date ol sale, mailed
to any address for $2,00. Other
makes from ft 1,00 up,
IP* -j~j:';~r^-~3ry;:-" ■'■"•'
The station aj,ent smiled and pointed to a ted pump in an ad uC.nt
field when asked about Evange hies
well. Tbe pump looi'S saoly modern
and ut il t riail. but fir the benefit of those who prefer truth in such
matters, it is known that the well
was dug, for convenience, by reopening a caved in well that had scrvod
the Acadian \illago of Grind Ire.
The willows, too, are there, eight
ma-she trunks, gnaried, twisted and
almost faling apai t wi h a.i-e,
though the tops are still vi<;oio-s.
They mark the margin where the Ion-.;
arm from the Basin c.f Minus 01 c~ j
spread over t'e brown pol s' ed mud
flats at. high    tide. But  the  basi.i
does not reach wit hi 1 two miles of
them now, for the dyles biilt by the
Acadians and maintained by t! e present owners have reclaimed and still
pre er.e a brond expanse of about
2,500 acres, through w) i h the winding g ooves of tie tidal streams are
aimlessly threaded, the-ir sloping
sides, onre of sea-washed mud, now
covered with a modern crop of oats
and hay. The sti'e at thc fence surrounding the denuded village site is
worn with the feet of pilgrims, .and
the pump has been saved from demolition only by an incon. cnient
bar. ieade. Thc willow at the end of
the row, the very tree under whi h
Evangeline snt. is scarcely more than'
half the size of the others, its stunted dete ioration being dee to the
constunt brealing off of twigs und
small branches by visiting tourii ts.
Si clt is human reverence for an imaginary fragment of our common humanity, into whose breast the genius
of a poet has breathed the breath of
Explained anil JiiHtifl. tl.
Longf How has made it incumbent
on us to explain and justify the expulsion of the Acadians. If it had
been only Acadians in the nbs met
who had been expelled thc affair
would have been forgotten long ago.
Nobody hus nny sympathy with the
Acadians in the* abstract, because nobody has ever met t^em or associated with them in that form. Expelling
the Acadians would s-'arcely awaken
a passing comment, but expelling two
Acadians is a serious matter and
must be justified. Longfc'low has
shown us two Acadians, 1e.1l, living
I coll.! like oursilvts, people who were
not abstractions, people with li'e,
hope,   affection,   love  and    constancy.
Hi.w  It U l-<iti<*.
It is only as we regard our fellow-
moitnl- as abstractions that wc can
kill, scatter, injuie or speak ct it of
them. So long as wo regard thein
as human beings like ourscl.e. , only
not quite so good, with ullections
and sympathies, with fadings, with
friends and relatives, with hopes and
aspirations, with joys arid sorrows,
we cannot do any of these things.
The soldier kills thc enemy becau.e
the enemy is an abstraction. Dut he
will share the contents of his wat- r-
bottle with tne same enemy wounded
o-i the field, l.ecai se that enemy has
t.ased to bo an abstraction and has
btcon e a man.    The man    to whom
- —        .v.~.-rrtr*tl-*»>
wor.'lngmen aro an au=>.»__.,„,,, _„
lock them out, starve then; into sub-
m's'ii n, biC'tk up their hop es or hire
Flnkci't'ons to shoot them down. To
can do rII these things to the worlt-
ingmnn, but foul ' not do nny of
them to til's workinrninn or that
v-*i-l*iiipmaii who might I e to him a
huii.an being, vi'li ill lhe feelings
and sjntiinents lhat move our common    h 11 nan ily
Photographic   A •iminl us to Tuki'IMC live ~
of Invi~ll>".„ ObJ i*:s.
Ai photography is employed to assist
the a-tronomer in detecting .the existence
of the stars in the heavens whicli could
not be seen by the naked eye with the
aid of the telescope, so it is also used to
secure accurate enlarged reproductions of
minute objects which are revealed to man
only by the aid of the microscope, says
the San Francisco Chronicle.
This development of the art of photography is of great assistance, not only to
the microscopist, but also to the pathologist and histologist. A photomicrograph io
apparatus, as it is called, has been invented by O. G. Mason, secretary of the
American Microscopical Society, which
can be used for making negathes showing objects with a magnification of 15,000
The apparatus is very compact, being
only about two feet in length, but will
receive an objective of any power and
photograph the most minute objects. The
linages are produced on a plate three antl
one-quarter by four and one-quarter
inches. It is mounted on a single base
board, so that the apparatus may lie
shifted at the will of the operator.
To the standard of a miscroseope the
camera box is attached in such a way
that the box can be placed horizontally
or inclined at any desired angle, like a
telescope or microscope Itself. Thus adjustments can be made providing for
any required distance between the objective and the sensitive plate, ' so that the
desired amplification may be readily
The mechanicil Rtage Is operated by
the small chains which extend along the
sides of the frame of the apparatus, and
the rotation of the objective polariscope,
etc., and tha focusing is affected by rods
extending toward the rear of tho camera
box. By its means the operator, seated
at the camera, can manipulate tho instrument for focusing or searching the
field for any particular object.
A   Hon. fnl Vifnv.
We could expel the Acac'iars again,
the abstract Acadians, but wc would
take abundant care that an exception
was made in the case of Evangeline
and Qabriol. For of that crowd of
sensitive, pulsating lifo htinied to
t!ie ships these two stand out as the
only human I:e ngs. The expulsion
of the Acadians hus been justified by
Mr. Parknian, and many a tendor
ml troubled conscience will blrsillm
_~r the soothing peace he has
brought. The expulsion was all
1 i ;ht. It was just the thing. Hut
Ihnt refers only to Acadians in the
abstract So long as our language
is spoken Evanpclino and Gub'iiel
..il1 bo like the ghost of Danqtio at
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