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THE
LILLOOET, B. C,SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 1001
$2.00 & year.
LILLOOET AND IIRIDGE RIVER STORES.
J. DUNLOP.
GlTHiXjlXEbJ-X-     XJLXZX&GX-XA-lsrT
Miners Supplies.
THE  PROSPECTOR.     I >»°P'to°'. but,h<! •fl««~*i» *&* from    N£ws QF TH£ MjNK
I ijll-infCKK. ( rORfilnrr r.v**r   I tie*  _(rs*j*t   Mr    1 _*<-.«• n
PUBUSMfcD   EVKRV    SATURDAY
AT ULLOOET. b-G.
BY H!t l*K08t,8Cr0U ]*i;»U#)ir«ri uuupaSt.
ULLOOET: LUST AND H<! SENT.
UucineSK. Crossing over die street Mr. Ilrown j
; found   llr.   Phair at  his po*t lu tlie Govern*
ment   office.    Tiie  nest    building
jail;after which came Dan   Htuley'
X_II#Z0037T, 3JC.
TIip  Proipsctor itaff hav« hail  Lhli week,
] thc pleasure of a  visit   from   Mr.   J. N. J,
! Urown,  ut (jun Creek.    JU* came hv wny of
the   pa I h   iu   llif'   ri-i'la   nl-ich    leads   to   the
Account *i"j-ak  ain. there he scttl«tl hit ncc-
it*
I ount.    We upprt'ciatf  his kind remarks ab;
full stock of General Merchandise and Min' " ",e rcm" "'™" ; • i'»p°f
j .md wt* promise Hill further  improvements
Branch Store at Bridge Kiver where a
1 stock of General M
ers Outfits are on hand.
GENERAL OUTLOOK,
ivas the j    From n.ws of a private nature   heard
hatcher during lhe p««:   week,  we  can   state
shop, lhe Cumming store, and iho  l'ioneer that the doubts wJiieh have existed   in
some iiiiinls as to tli. immediate (inure
ol the Bridge River Country, would
so. in in 1 (air nay to he'-dispelled.
While not at liberty to give any further
particulars, we ran .tsie that events
which have lately transpired, give   uu
, mlstakeable proof that the roulidem-o
the  Vancouver   Enterprise Co. on   Cajooabigf _>l|f|j1
iHotel, 'i'lipie were wmejlijyely
in town, among them being those
Smith, M, I', f., C I'h..ii 1.11J Ciee
Win. Duguid was the carpenter, a Iii
vi.ii km;,;,   al   Ills Ira.Ir.
Tllf rlaiilll Worked   ill   1894 v.ri••   briffly
a, follows, The Lillooet llydralic Mining Co.
roltsgtm
01A. W.
. Tin I: ci.
..'lass
al an  early da
Mr   Brown's
Hut
sit hi
ihis ii hi
brought i
the
J. Dunlop, General Merchant, Lillooet, B.C
' entiun hi. sketch of Lillooet which -appeared
in the Vancouver Daily World aiid p;m ot
which wa here reproduce; —
Paul Santini,
GENERAL MERCHANT, LILLOOET, B. C,
e*<wn«e a full  slack •( all kinds of Groceries, Dry   Goods,   BootH   and   Shoes,
liaiiiwan'. etr.
MINERS' OUTFITS A SPECIALTY.
THL TOWN OK
Oh come  l«i lhe    Idllooi
yreat mountain*.,
Willi cl«r   crystal
crock, The North American, Ucated hack
of the lown, the .Sawmill i la: Mining Co.
the Mnylluwci und the Tort IIu-Javii mine
lhe latter owned by C S. Ceteris,
0  where, 0  whore  is Port Hudsuu mine?
0 where, 0 where ?an it   be?
Just _v up Cayoosh   Creek, you wilt lind
Tht name tacked on  i_ a ir«.
dog corporationa intereiied .-,*
propertlm here, ia -entirely unthakeu,
and that it ia net lou mueli 13 hope
that greatly Increased activity on ('ad-
walladi'r vttU soon l«e the otdtt ot the
day.
LIUTOOET.
ew tin
IN  I9O1.
Mr. Crown Is surprised  and  delighted to
heamiful
great    hook    lie-; open  lo
something
Pioneer
tel
•*•   ^
Jslllooet, B. C.
W. F. Allen, Proprietor.
This iiulel i. capable »f aceomeduting SO Guests.   Bums In Rooms for
C.romereial Travellers. Everything   First-Cluia.
HBVfJ-Ql'AUrEP.S KORB   X. STAGE.
S—T.
Hotel Victoria.
^^^^^^^^^^^    ucmns   und
fountain!:
Where   N'nturi
I     view,
; And rlie casual  visitor aray lean
ncw.
Then dome lo  the   Lillooel, if ynu  wish   lu
htr  blessed
; Where   tin;   aged   are all   happy and    Ihe
young ure cariessed;
When'   Marshall i> trappy ns I freely vim,
; Foi    Ills dog catches    sallllO-   and  so doe*. I
his cow.
IN   lo'tll. I
Tim route  to  Carihoo in  the sivlict was |
' through the luwn   of Lillooet.    (.iold diggers witli  all  tli.it follow- in their train  (lien :
(travelled    ly    way   of   tbe    laki-i and the
' Douglas  portage*.    At  thai lime ilirreweiej
I 13   saloons and   ahuut   25   houses licensed '
I
: to sell liquor, and all ruining claims   seem- '
id   to report suvce
McGII.LIV-RJ.-Y CEEEK,
A meeting ot the Anderson Lake Co.
was held in tne company's office mi
^^^^^^^^^^^^^ -Monday evening. Or. Reyuoids, I
,e,: Lillooel so much larger and more Ashcroft, vice president of the oempatiy
pleasant lo look upon than seven years ago. 1 occupied tho chair. The proposed ur-
1'liis improveiuent in the general appearance j rang.merits for
of ill. lown is largely due lo the introduction  of our  water svstesa.
Tbe Lillooet Hyd lalic Co. still cm.tlriues
lo operate; ihe Sooth Fork claim hasder-
eloped into a large mining camp; other
concern:-, have commenced operations on a
l.yoe scale, while others 'have bloomed
llieir  day  and  llien declised',
Bul Nature's beauties of which Mr. Brown
,p2aks, do nol pelnianontiy pass away,
neither do we tire oi making repeated visits
to her shrinis. 'A peep at the Cayoosh
creek falls ii something delightful, rhe
water tumbles down in torrents, lhe spray
arising as white as the clouds. The noise
is deafening. The solid mass of rocks on
each side act as a bodyguard, anil the sound
of the water.
installing ten iikm*
I stamps were completed, and lOO.flOt)
shares of treaeiirv stuck will he pot Oil'
the matket nt once. A large amount
ol this bas flresdy htsn subsi-ntietl hv
present shirreholdsi-s, showing what
grua". confidence these men have in the
future of the mine. The ore being put
through at present ellipses in value
any yet milled. Keep your eye utt Mc-
Cllllivrav Creek.
x._:_,x,oo_irr m. c-
IN   1604.
Since tlie stirring Carihoo   days   and up
to ] _c,4 Lillooet scenes had chaugeb wonder-j
I feet,   reiuiuds   nie  of   the  vasl.e.s   of  the
: universe and  impresses me  witli the  sense
' ilia! ihere   is one great,   all-wise   Supreme
, "    -"-   """   "I': Being, guiding the   world'.
■■_■■■ ,    , , ,    «   • u   1  .1 u     . 1   .1     „„,„,.„,; :j'S'M l-'llooct scenes had chaugeb wonder-i     -n,e charms of Seaton Lake have not  es
Thto heUl Welng lew and thoroughly finished ttireiieho.it is the only first    ,„,,,.
0U» howl in UllOOrt,    Arsons calling at Lillooot will receive every attention bj ! '""-v l'-v l,,:'c"ne' a'll! Mr' Iir<JW" aiU wllaI I caped this   lover   of nature,    lie has  ..en
■rtoiwiius; »t the Hotel Victoria, Oood stabling in connection with the liotel. Head- I part   ol  the Province has not changed with   that range   ol snow-clad   mountains to the
•ta_rter«lor the Lillooet-Lytten stage. '. die fluctuations in the yield ofgoN. | south-wes! the peaks of wl
In   1894,   coiitinenciug   at  thc   lower   part
of   I.iiiooet   town   Mr.  Brown   dropped into
BlUDtlK KlVKl:.
The l'ioneer mineral cltiitn, owned hy
i .Messrs Allen and   Kinder, is in a most
, promising condition.    Two ledges have
1 heen discovered, each ol lair width, and
.   . 1 carrying uood values.   A   t-»ird  ledi;e,
rehearsed   till  the *»■>««LWl00g|l „ot yet discovered, must also
  ^^^^^^ 1 he on the cluim,  for  the ledge on   the
-,1-r.nhe rm_mi.-raoimtainSi risinc some 3,000 1
gigantic "itsh«" ■»""' ■• ; (JounUetis. ..wJiicli i« iirobably   the best
defiued   one  iu  the rump, and   which
adjoins the l'ioneer, runs directly into
die Sway in lingering   musical  notes.
V    «     9    tt    W     w      CHAKUtS    M.UEHATIl.
*    V    9    V    9
I ioutii-west the peaks of which seem to kiss
tli. blue sky.    Close to the   Luke   shore the
th. latter, hut takes ti deep dip before
crossing the line. The owners have
therefore reason to be confident tbat
they will be able to uncover Ihis ledge
also.
The owners ef this claim, and, in fact
M. K. EAGLESON,
Proprietor.
all   prospectors  iu  the camp,  are  de-
I remains of lhe steamer Seaton  tell a talc of  serving   of   unlimited   credit   fir   the
C. A. Pliail S store where an extensive trade '
by-gone  years.   Seaton   Lake will ever ap-  itreat perseverance tbey have displayed
^_____^^^^^^^^^^^^H__I^I^I^V
Neit  was a Chinese    stole   owned   by Ah]
BXCELSIOi,    HOTJSB.
JO.  TTS.J-B'WIA     f?_JOI*'.
i.nxoeiT,  B.C.
fit* Bw isiapfilisd trnk th. best Wines, I.iquers aid Cigars.       ... -1
j Foo, and then Ordine and Santini's so call-
i ed after the former proprietors. Wo Sang
■ DKk's was the next store. Su Iling Ling
dealei in general merchandise was the next.
J Mr. I'liAir's store wai opened as early as
: 1S69.    A.   VV.  Smith, M.    I'. 1'. was then
LYTTON STAGE LINE,
St»ge loaves Lytton every Tuesday and Saturday monitor Lillooot, returning next day.    Special trips made.
II you contemplate a trip into Lillooet district, write us lor information.
CAMERON & HURLEY     •:-    Lytton and Lillooet, B li.
ui*
^^ Bridge River Travel ^^
8U_tti-»r Uav-M th* Mill -wharf *vtry morning (except
^V-day) at 9 a. in., fur lake point*.
Haturniug leaveg the MifiKion at 2 p.m.
For information concerning rates, special tripe _jc.,
-writa Ihe company or call at the Mill wharf.
Seaton Lake Steamboat Company.
JAS. B. UREN
GENERAL BLACKSM1TBING
Lillooet, 15. C.
MsmifftctiuiT of nil kind •(
MINEK'fi /ITl'I.IWL TICKS. DK.IM.8, lite.
Nut-to Viut Un* l'«**»t iiiad**! ml tmiiI.     Miudrt or
pros per torn   Banding  In   ortlori   wiU   mtwl».-
pltHlipl ItlU llUtik UU<1   HHU____l.»I_^UAr_UUttll
J". CLAEJ-CB,
MLI.OOKT, 11. ('.
Watchmaker.
,M1 work mtriiiil««J.
TO THE  DEAF.
J. H. Anthony.
j General Meroliant, LYTIOX.
Storage and
Forwarding Agent
roa
JLillooet and Bridge River.
Half-Way House,^_
LII.l O'lKT-LVI'TON KOAL1.
1 lisulfjii.ttli is fill all States.
ciiarles McGillivray, r'ropria.r.
FURNITURE.
AMlstHkefall   in*. «f
UP-TO-DATE FURNITURE
peal  to the ntlibt anil lo the  poet.
Mr. Brown ha* a poetic nature whicl
we hope thai he will traia. So far hi
has   not (;iven his   poetic fuctilty  a chance.
On the occasion to which we havo referred he hiils ailieu to Lillooet in the foilov\--
iujr pneiic   strains:—
Oh! mountain crest.il  Lillooet,
I marvel nol ihoa art
Dear as a   gracious   mother
Unto her childrsns' heart.
I   marvel not  they  hive ihoe,
Thou land of rock and glen —
Of stream, ami lake, and mountain,
And  more—of gifted uien.
in prospecting, and developing their
! properties, for the ledges being covered
! with a deep suifaus layer,  the work of
uncovering them   is iuureased tenfold
Brief De_patches.
THE 110EK  WAR.
The report that tba Ksiser may be
asked to become mediator between
Ilrlton and Boer is daily becoming
more probable.   Mr,  Kruger'a   arrival
THE FOUNTAIN.
Mr. H. S. Sjiuim-d is |,uslniig forward operations ou his planer claim at
tbe Fountain very energetically. 'Jim
large quantity of piping, for wbicb he
has been waiting for some lime, bus
arrived, and a large gang, working day
and aight is being employed. ilooil
reports fioin this mine may lie looked
(or.
SEATON   LAKE,
IV. Manson   i doing assei-sment work
ou his claims mi the I'ortsge Mountain
above Seaton Luke.
A UOOn PROSPECT FOR SALMON.
A   Hig run   of salmon   is   reported
from   tlie Coast.     A   despatch   Irom
__■____■___■ Westminster   says  the   salmon  are
at the Hague is   supposed to be conn- j
cited  with ih» rumoured   peace suggestions.
Lord Kitchener reports thst Garrett
captured s lloer convoy Reiuburu, capturing 25 prlsooerp.
French's cjlumns are gradually push-
iiumernus  in   the strait tbat tbe  American   traps cannot handle  them all.
It is expected tbat tbev would reach
the Eraser this   *eek.
BADEX-POWLLI. IN ENGLAND.
General   Baden-Povrell    arrived   In
ing tbe enemy   north In Cape Oolony. I Southampton ou tb.- afternoon of July
  12d.   He    was   formally   welcomed  by
BATTLE BETWEEN THE FRENCH ' the Mayor   and   civic   authorities   of
AND THE MOORS IN AFRICA.      | Southampton    at    the    pierhead.     H*
; new Kir _lc hy
A .nl. t.dy curea ef b.r DmU..m uirf NnH*-.
lu the ll,»-i liv llr   NtelialKin*. Artli1cl_ K_| 	
Drains, tn>vu (lU.ixv n, hi. iiuittuti,, iu it»t n.r
dMlpeoi>le iin.1,1. lopnv-vi. ib. _.r Ururni    Have goods   coneiiueii   lo   my   ears;
iti*.   uave lliem  tr«o.   AUUrew No. ii_ The      ., , ,    , ,
kuV.oIhtu Insil'.ui*, .-«, K-.iuii A.enu,-, N.n ;rai|w»y oiiarges are settled, goods stored
lark.' .HA.
Mid fjiwarded with despatch.
H. C. PAKKER,
LILLOOKT, BiC.
Store aril Repair Sh.p iu l'i.»i rti._.
show "nods
j boarded a train for London amid scenes
1    A   lew days   ago,    says  a   despatch i0f   wildest  enthusiasm.
, frou.   Cadi/,  a  battle   wan  lought   le-     .vmiIUAL   SCHLEY    ASlvS   HIS
|tw«en the French   ami  the .Moors  at I    QOVEKSMEST TO INTEfcSENjE.
Figng.   It was the remit of the Frenoh | 	
In tho "History of the Navy", a
work recently writ;en hy one E Stiu.-
ton Mucleay, many unfair and alun-
ive statements bare been made against
Admiral Schley. He has become weary
oi sueh attacks aud the ti.vernni.nt
will inTettigatc nt onre.
operniions to mbjiigate the tribes south
I of the  Alius Mountains, and to occupy
I lhe oasis ofTufflet.    Tbe French were
Call and examine  sleek.      K. rankle ie j victorious.   The Moors  aenurt lhat  the
French    Covernnient   hai 9000   troops
RBPAIRIKC A SPECIALfT. Ion the  Mooiish   V)Qrder.
nT   ,i. '   ■■" I —■      "    ——____ 1	 i^AKf HArtlLTONS^g
ROMANCE.
BY
JOHN STRANGE WINTER.
COPYRlOHT.    18 99, BY   THE   AUTHOR
rii.M'Tr.R i.
Tin: DINNED OF HKTir.S.
"I have great news for yon, Mury
Captain Conway lu:-. been Ihtc. "
"Captain Conway 1 Veal And what
did be want, mother? What news did
he bring''"
Mary Hamilton took off ber Mack
straw liat as she spoke and pushed the
hair away from her forehead with a
weary gesture. Mrs. Hamilton busied
h, i m if with the simple tea table, assidm
onsly arranging plates, setting the teaspoons straight in the saucers, laying
the butter knife at an exact>'<aogle and
smoothing away an infinitesimal crease
in the while cloth. _.
"He—he—he made a suggestion to
me. Mary." she began nervously.
"A siii-r^i'stiini!'' Mary Hamilton sat
down and eyed her mother expectantly.
"Yon don't mean that he proposed to
yon. motherl" she exclaimed.
"Something very like it.' replied
Mrs. Hamilton, still keeping herself
very busy with tbe table.
For a moment there was silence between them. Mary Hamilton sat 1,inking with astonishment at her mother,
and at last she spoke.
"1 suppose it wouldn't be a had
thing in tlie mere way of money, mother, " she said slowly. "But—but—oh.
mother, dear, you could never bring
yourself to do it!"
For tbe first time Mrs. Hamilton
turned and looked straight at her
daughter     "My  dear  child,"  she ex-
"i'oti can't mean that youwoiil'l Ulic mt
to marry Captain Conteay!"
claimed, "yon don't understand!
There is no question of my marrying
Captain Conway. It ie—at least he
never—besides, my devotion to yonr
poor father's memory should havo kept
yon from jumping to any such conclusion. Captain Conway is a good man.
and any woman might be honored in
marrying him. Cut my heart is in the
grave, nnd—and. besides, he did- not
propose—he does not propose that I
should consider tbe question of becoming his wife."
Mary Hamilton stared open eyed at
her mother "Dear mother." she said
gently, "I am tired tonight The children were very troublesome today, and
the rooms seemed more stuffy than
usual. I feel confused. Do tell me just
what Captain Conway did suggest to
you."
Mrs. Hamilton began to pour out the
tea with a vehemence which showed
how perturbed in mind she was. "Your
poor father always said that I was injudicious in telling news," she cried
in honest self abasement. "I ought to
have seen that you were tired. Here is
your tea. darling. Drink it at once and
bave another cup to go on with. The
truth is. Mary. Captain Conway has
flurried me till 1 hardly know whether
1 am standing on my head or my heels,
and—and 1 never gave a thought to
your being tired out with that hateful
school. Oh. to think tbat my daughter
should ever had been a board school
mistress, not one remove from a national school, and your father a clergyman in holy ordersI'
"My dear mother, do explain yourself. " said Mary, a fearful sense of coming evil gradually overspreading ber.
"Oh. my darling." cried the older
■woman, "it's all over now—all the
drudgery, all the pinching and the nip-
pingl I've said little or nothing because
yon were slaving your youth away iu
that horrid, degrading school, but now
J may speak, now 1 may say how bitterly nnd cruelly I hnve felt it al). tbe
humiliations, tbe—the" —
"Dear, there cnn be no degradation
or humiliation in honest work." said
Mary patiently and yet with a dignity
which sat becomingly on her tired
young face "And what do you mean
by its being overt Not surely that Captain Conway wants to marry urn."
"Yes. you! And. oh. my darling, it
has made me so happy, ' Mrs. Hamilton cried, "almost delirious witli happiness!'
"My dear mother, " cried Mary, bolting a piece of bread nnd butter with
what was almost a convulsion, "you
can t mean that yon Would like nie to
marry Captain Conway!'
•'Why notr' asked the mother blankly
"1 cor.ldn t do iti" declared the girl
stoutly
it!"    Mrs  Hamilton's
run scream   "Couldn't
.ng: it means nothing. I can't malts
you marry Captain Conway; indeed,
I've no wish to do so. I can't make you
see what is best for you, although you
might trust yonr own mother to give
you good advice on such a suhject. 1
can do nothing but bear my disappointment with resignation and fortitude.
After all, it is only one more bitter pill
to swallow, oue mure drop of bitterness
in my cup of humiliation and self sacrifice. I'll say nothing more, Mary, only
—only—don't prate to me about love
and devotion.   I've proved the value of
both today.  And, after irfl my struggles ! so bluff and burly and grizzled, sc, lo
friends are allowed to make themselves
useful to one,another in times of trouble all the world over. I'll take it all
on myself and will account-, to your
mother fur the liberty I'm taking when
she's well enough to, discuss such
things. So now I'll be cfe and will send
ui a suitable nurse at dibce. Goodby!
Guild bless you, my dear!"
He roughly pressed l,S"r tyind and was
gone in a moment, leaving her standing looking desolately after him. She
shuddered as she tl,ought of him as her
possible, nay probable, busband; he was
rid
••Couldn't du
voice rose alim
do it! Why. di
would never dr
of Providence h
"Certainly I
"He is fich !
heaven, surely you
of flying in the face
fusing him!"
•Id!"
led Mrs   Hamilton.
"He is old i-nm-.- ii to be my father,'
saiil Mury    "And I doubt if be is rich.'
■•Captain of ooeuf the largest steara-
shius afloat. " protested Mra Hamilton.
"He is exceedingly well off. He can
provide for you adequately He has an
excellent position"—
"I don't—couldn't—never could love
liim!" Mary burst out
"Perhaps DOti but yon can respect
liim.'" cried tho mother,
••I don't kimw that I should even do
that much," Mary returned. Then she
suddenly clasped her hnnds togethi r and
looked appealingly at tbe excited woman opposite to her. "Ob. motherl Hunt
you understand why I cannot do this
thing? Have yuu been su unhappy in
our little home that you want to sell
me to the lirst bidder'; I've been so
contented in working for you Has it
ail been for nothing'.'"
"Working for nm!" Mrs. Hamilton
exclaimed indignantly. "Working for
mc. indeed 1 And what have I done all
these years? Look at my bands, worked to the bone, cooking, scrubbing.
sewing, contriving, making my own
bits of clothes and never a place to
show them in in tbis desolate wilderness of bricks and mortar! No one to
associate with, living a pensioner on
your bounty, without pleasures, interests or change of any kind! And then
to have your work thrown in my teeth.
ind II"
"Oh. mother!"
"It's all very well to say. 'Oh, mother!' But I'm speaking the truth. All
these years I have struggled and striven
for you. And now. when you have a
chance of letting me end my days in
peace, you turn up your nose at a man
whom any woman might be honored by
marrying."
"You married for love yourself.'
snid Mary in a very low voice.
Mrs. Hamilton caught up the words
and echoed them in the high pitched,
querulous accents of a thoroughly selfish
and superficial person. "Married for
love," she echoed shrilly. "Yes. and
what did love ever do for me? 1 married for love, married on £'S0 a yea,-,
drudged on it, slaved, toiled, almost
starved on it. Don't talk to me about
marrying for love, Mary—love in a cottage is a will-o'-tke-wisp that leads
many peuple astray, and your poor lather aud I were among the number
Was it natural, right, proper, that he
should die at 85, a wornout, prematurely old man, leaving me helpless,
homeless, penniless, to struggle on as
best I could, to drag yon up as best 1
could? That Was what marrying for
love did for him. poor fellow 1 He never
would own it. lie died with hishand in
mine—bis last words 'The Lord will
provide'—and now when provision bas
come it is only to be rejected."
Mary Hamilton sat still whilo this
inconsequent torrent erf recollection and
vexation poured from ber mother's lips
At tbe vision of the red faced, burly.
bluff sailor being regarded as a provision
sunt by tbo Lord to take ber from an
independent life of honest work to oue
of degrading idleness, she almost laughed aloud, but she resolutely choked
down tbe inclination and spoke quietly
and reasonably to the excited woman
on the other side of the table.
"Dear mother." she said gently,
"cannot you for my sake endure this
life a little longer? After midsummer
we shall Jbe better off. Even now we
can well afford to bave a woman in to
do the rougher work—it hns always
been for you to decide how the m..:iey
shall bo spent. For my sake, dear?" .
"And why not for mine?" asked tbe
mother fiercely. "Listen I He has laid
all bis plans before me. You will have
a charming bouse nnd garden, a couple
of good maidservants, a handsome
housekeeping purse, an ample allowance
for your dress aud pocket money. There
will always be room for me—I am to
live with you—to give the benefit of
my advice, my experience in housekeeping and all such things. You will
hr.ve as much society as you care to
take—there, will be no anxiety, no
thinking about the rent or bow to get
seven days' dinners out of a certain
sum.   You will have"—
"Oh, don't, mother; please don't I'
tbo girl cried. "I know all these things
are a temptation to you, poor dear It
must be to you just like opening a
prison door and seeing a lovely view
over which you may walk forever on
one condition. , But tbe condition, dear
motfier, tbe condition! Think! It is
tha-. of reaching the fair pathways over
your own child's body.- Oh. worse,
worse—over her very soul I It means
the sacrifice of-all that is best in your
child's life—the giving up of ber freedom, her honor, her ambition, of all her
better self. Don't ask me to do it, dear.
Pray, pray don't. I will work—oh, how
1 will work! How thankfully and gratefully 1 will bring yon every'farthing
that I make, so that you. may be more
content. less straitened. Mother, dear,
speak for me I For my father's sake, say
that you won't urge this upon me."
But the words of appeal, glowing,
passionate, heartfnl as they were,
failed to touch the shallow nature of
tbe woman wbo in her day bad married
fur love and had found the dinner of
herbs turn to dust and ashes between
her teeth. She rested ber head dejected
lv upon her hnnd and gave several Ion;
drawn sighs of misery, calculated to
move the heart of a stone.
"Dear motherl' murmured Mary
from the other side uf the table.
But Mrs Hamilton shook her head
resolutely "Ni Mary, it's tin use yum
saving 'Dear mother!    It's worth m,th
.'-fc.\_.'.'.7'__5__H
to givo you the best of education, it's
hard, it's heartbreaking."
A sudden thought Hashed across Mary
Hamilton's mind of certain clerical
charities which had from the time of
ber father's death provided her mother
with tho wherewithal of living, of the
great institution wherein she bad received her education free of cost to her
niuther and because of the position in
life which her father had occupied, but
she said nothing; she felt that it would
be useless.
"Su my dream ends." said Mrs
Hamilton bitterly. "It says somewhere
in the Bible, 'Herchildren shall rise up
and call ber blessed.' It's a fallacy,
nowadays at least; fur veneration for
parents hns gone out of fashion. "
Mary Hamilton sat back in her chair
wondering whether it would be best to
let   tho  storm   pass   in   silence or not
of voice, so red cf face,'so dominant.
He jarred upou every fibef of ber being.
But it was useless to fight-longer against
fate, even in the person 6f a man who
was utterly and entirely! distasteful to
her. She had struggled'-witb all htr
might against the sacrifice of her soul's
best instincts, but to no'purpose. The'
threads were drawing closer and closer
around her, and if ber mother recovered
and still demanded tho complete sacrifice of herself against which she had so
passionately fought she had given ber
word and mttst carry it through to the
very end.
Before a couple of hours had gone by
a white capped nurse in dainty uniform
bad arrived at the little house and had
installed herself in charge of the case,
and when Mary got home from her work
the following afternoon Mrs. Hamilton
had recovered ber senses again and was
Mrs, Hamilton got   up  from   ber place ' pronounced to be vastly improved.
ind went blindly toward  the  door.    1 |
say blindly because she went stumbling-
ly and groped  ber way like a  person j
whose eyes were  full  of  tears.    There
were, however,  no tears  in  her  eyes,
but a  strange sightlessness, as if she.
biid suddenly walked into a heavy sea
fog.  Then at tbe door she stumbled and
fell, not the sharp fall of a person tripping by accident, hut   the  huddled lip
dropping to the ground  of  one unable j
any longer to keep her feet.
Mary sprang from ber seat with a !
cry. "Mother—mother—ycu arc Ull' |
she burst out.
The answer came thick and indistinct. "Dying, dyingl You have—killed—me I"
Tbe girl tried to lift the prostrate
woman, but found herself powerless.
She sank upon ber knees in an agony
of apprehension.
"No—no—mother; don't say tbat!
Let me help you—only try to get up!
I'll do anything to please you—mother
—motherl"
Her lirst mumbled words wero as a
deathknell to Mary's heart. "You—
promised," she said thickly.
"Yes, yes; I have not forgotten,"
Mary said hurriedly. "Don't think ot
that, dear; only get well and I will do
anything yon like."
Tbo sick woman gave a murmur of
satisfaction and closed her eyes again.
Mary turned away and went to tlie
window, where she stood looking out
trying to keep herself under control
Her face was white and set, her hands
shaking and cold. So ber mother bad
not forgotten; tbe sacrifice would have
to be made and she must at no distant
time sell herself into a slavery which
would be a living horror. And this was
the end of all her toil, of all her ambitions, of all ber brilliant hopes and
vivid dreamings! SmitU wonder thnt
her heart seemed as if it had turned to
water within her; that her soul seemed
numb and dead, as if 6he bad lost herself
in a deep and treacherous morass from
| which she could never be extricated, try
; and struggle as she would.
CHAPTER  II. I need  not dwell  upon  tbis  part of
done in a moment. j Mary Hamilton's story    Tbe hot and
When Mary Hamilton found that her ' dusty summer days dragged drearily by,
mother had slipped into utter nnccu- | each one bringing tbo inevitable nearer
sciousness, she ran to tbeir nearest [ and nearer. Mrs. Hamilton slowly im-
neighboi's and begged them to come in , proved in health. Mary went to and fro
and aid her. So her mother was with to her work, thc white capped nurse re-
no little difficulty lifted from the ground mained in attendance, and Captain
and carried up to ber bedroom, and a Conway hovered around the little house-
doctor Was quickly sent foi*. His fiat i bold like a good angel, an angel with a
was given without the  smallest besita- ! red. weather beaten   face  aud  with   a
tion. "It's a stroke," he said, "but it
might bave been much worse; for instance, if it had been on tho other side
it would probably bave proved fatal almost immediately. As it is, with care,
your mother will probably recover and
be quite or very nearly herself again."
With care!   Mary Hamilton's heart
went down to zero as she heard the two
little simple words which give hope to j
some anxious watchers of the sick, but I
which open out endless  possibilities of i
unattainable needs to those who are ,
poorly placed in the world.   In her case |
it meant hftVing an experienced person |
to tend  her mother by   day and night
alike, fof, be tbe circumstances cf life
vv.hat tbey would, her work must go on
just the same.  With the best intentions
in tho world  she could not be  in two
places at Once.   Yet, how was she to afford skilled attendance for her mother?
It was a terrible question to answer.
At this point the advantages of the
alliance which the sick woman ha«l been
pressing upon her daughter came prominently into view. During the course of
the evening Captain Conway arrived,
eager and anxious as to bis answer,
only to be met with tho mournful news
tbat Mrs. Hamilton had been seized
with a paralytic stroke and was still
unconscious. His first words were a
suggestion.   "Yon will want a nnrse.'
"I sliall want some one to look after
my   mother while   I  am  away at  my
STORIES OF LINCOLN.
THE  TINY   SOLDIER  WHO  ASSISTED
AT THE PUBLIC LEVEE.
Old Abe'. Snrrntlve About How the
Flat Bottomed Hunt Went Aground
and How She (lot Safely Back Into
the Ohio Itlvcr.
&_&*'_f&jvj I
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m
very large circumference.
Tho end came all too soon. He spoko
to her one evening, told her his hopes
and fears—a great many hopes it must
be owned nnd a very few fears it must
be confessed. And Mary told him honestly that she had never thought of him
before her mother's illness as a possible
husband, told him she had never thought
cf marrying him or any one else, thanked him. with tears in her gray eyes, for
his goodness to ber mother and promised that if he would uot expect too much
of ber she would do her best to bo a
good and faithful wife to him.
Captain Conway's answer was characteristic of the man. He told her with
all the assurance and confidence of an
Adonis ib years his junior that he
was perfectly satisfied with her promises; that be would teach her to love
him when once she was really his own.
Mary shuddered, but allowed the remark to pass in silence, aud. if tbe
whole truth be told, let an inward
prayer escape her heart that some thunderbolt might fall and strike her before
that terrible day dawned.
Such prayers, however, are mostly
futile. Mary's wedding day dawned all
too "soon, and the warning, "Be not
afraid with any amazement." rang out
over tbe heads of an ashen pale bride,
wbo had steadfastly and resolutely refused to allow herself to be decked in
bridal attire; a rather nervous and rubicund bridegroom, wbo dropped the ring
and mumbled his vows defiantly after
the officiating minister; a mahogany
faced groomsman and a frail, elderly
lady in a mauve silk wbo leaned upon
tbe arm of a tall young woman in
nurse's uniform
So tbe sacrifice was completed 1 To
Mary Hamilton. Mary Conway by then,
] it  passed  like a   hideous  dream, ouly
1 there was no awakening.
"My darling childl" cried her mother enthusiastically     "I am so  happy I
j My dear child!"
"1 am glad, mother," Mary whispered back and wondered tho while if itoil
would ever forgive her for the false
vows she bad plighted, thu outrage she
had done to herself, for being the living
lie tbat she was.
[con.-;m_:i.]
On one occasion jl little drummer
boy, securing leave fP absence, accompanied a sergeant to h public levee tbat
*'©ltl Abe" was holering nt the White
House. They went early, and when
President Lincoln appeared and the
handshaking began they were not long
In reaching him.
The tall man, almost a giant In physical proportions, looked down with an
amused smile at the tiny drummer boy,
who appeared hardly 10 years of age.
Grasping tbe little fellow's right hand,
the president suddenly reached out his
left, swung tbe boy off bis feet nud
set him gently down on a small table
beside him.
"Aha, my little soldier," he 6ald,
laughing, "you shall help 'L'ncle Abe'
review tills line today, and if your superior officer objects, why, I'll prolong
your leave of absence!"
Lincoln asked lhc boy bis age, place
of residence, regiment and where he
was on duty. Thin, as some of tbe
more Important officers of the army or
navy, members of congress or of tbe
executive departments chanced to pass
In the line, the president would gravely
Introduce his young assistant, with
whom. they -were required to shake
hnnds as well ns wilh himself.
When the reception was over, President Lincoln took the boy into his private apartments and Introduced him to
Mrs. Lincoln. After entertaining him
at luncheon be dismissed him with a
brief note to the commanding officer of
the hospital where he was then stationed telling why the boy's leave of
absence had been extended.
Lincoln's geniality and willingness at
all times to bear or to tell a good story
were conspicuous traits, not always
agreeable to some of his able but worried aud irritable advisers.
On one occasion a sergeant had a
squad of men at work unloading supplies from an Ohio river steamboat
that In some mysterious manner had.
made its way from the interior to the
coast waters of Virginia. It was a flat
bottomed boat, drawing not more than
three feet of water wheu loaded and
hardly dampening Its plank bottom
when light. It was propelled by a
horizontal stern wheel, driven by a
small upright engine. Boats of that
type were common ou the Ohio, which
rims almost dry nt some seasons. They
were known as "Plttsburgers" aud
were fabled to navigate freely lu a
heavy dew.
The sergeant's men were hard nt
work carrying rations ashore from this
craft when suddenly ihey stopped and
Sent up a lusty cheer. A little tuglike
steamer had pulled up alongside, and
from it stepped a lull, awkward man
dressed In rusty black and wearing a
napless silk hat. The sergeant recognized the president and saluted.
"Your boat is well named, sergeant,"
said the latter gravely.
f'lie soldier was puzzled. lie did not
know that the steamer had a name and
said so.
The president took him by the arm
and led him back ou the tug. There
the stern of ihe "Plttsbtii'ger" loomed
above them, nnd on Its dirty white surface iu tarnished gilt letters a yard
long appeared the single word. Mist.
"Yes," said Lincoln, "it's very well
named Indeed, sergeant. All those
boats need Is a mist, aud they'll run
anywhere.
"Years ngo." he continued, "I was attending court In Cairo. Ills., when the
Ohio was so low that all the water
there was between Its banks was what
bad spilled over from the Mississippi.
'Those 'IMttsburgei's' were passing and
repassing all the time. One night there
came up a little shower that rnlsed the
level maybe a half Inch. One of 'em
got out of the Channel, slid ashore
and grounded In the mud right beside
thc courthouse. -,■    -;!>^
"ll was there the next morning, nnd
I remarked lo a IjIffltlTif.r attorney thnt
that boat was aground to stay. Ue
wns   from   'Egypt'.and   knew   more
nbout 'Pittsburgers' than I did. He
merely smiled and said, 'You wait and
see.'
"There came ou another shower tbat
afternoon. 1 beard an engine puffing
nnd looked out of the courthouse window. Maybe you'll think I'm exaggerating, but there was that boat steaming down the road toward the river,
nnd In two minutes she was back In
the Ohio, just as the shower was over.
"I expressed my surprise to tbe
Judge, but be said that was nothing.
If the shower hadn't come up In time,
the captain would simply bave hired a
boy with a sprinkling pot to go ahead.
They're great boats, sergeant. Likely
as not this one got here by coming
across country."
President Lincoln repeated this extravagant story without tbe ghost of a
smile. During Its recital Secretary
Stanton and Generals Ilalleck and
Sherman—the last named having run
up the day before from his march
through tbe Carollnas—who were wltb
the party, bad approached t^ie president. General Sherman smiled broadly,
but Stanton looked annoyed, a'he president caught his glance nnd. wltb a
wink nt the others, said, "But maybe
you've beard this before, Stanton."
"Very likely 1 bave," tbe secretary
grimly responded, "but I would suggest, Mr. President, tbat General Grant
Is awaiting us."
Tbe gleam of amusement left the
kindly man's eyes. He gravely turned
and shook hands with the sergennt and
then strode after his companions, ns
tbey made their way nsbum Hoc L.
Iiondrick iu Youth's Cuuiuiiulou.
HOW HE  GOT THE  NAME.
Ate nn Kxtra Cnrd. Won the Pot nnd
Hence  the   Sobriquet.
"There is generally a history behind
nicknames," remarked a rounder nt one
of the.lnitols recently, "and you will generally ___ that the name is either commemorative of some event or it is descriptive of some striking peculiarity. I
have been very much amused at the
names worn by many negroes. 'Snowball,' for instance, i.s a name nlmost universally applied to negroes of the blackest cast, and other negroes have taken on
names that are equally striking. 'Big
Foot Pete' is the name of a negro nnw
who has a pair of feet that would be the
delight of a Chinese belle.
"But I hnd in mind the story of a white
fellow who is uow doing police duty in a
Eouthcm. city,, and he is a rattling good
fettOw^iiid nn efficient officer. He is a
mnn known from one end of the country
to tho other ns 'Eat 'Km Up Jake,' and
there is a «tory beldnd the name. The
story developed many years npo in oue of
the western cities. Money was plentiful
and gambling was easy enough, hut the
stranger had to he on the square. Crookedness iu a game of cards simply meant
death to thc man who practiced it, and
the average stranger was not willing to
take the finance.
"But 'Eat 'Hm Up Juke' suddenly
found himself in a hole at a big game of
poker, and he hnd staked his Inst cent.
Thc pot wns a four figure pot. lie had
in some wny secured nn extra card in the
deal. He had n hnnd that it would tako
j a royal to bent, hut he had one extra card,
and he was in a fearful dilemma. He
knew if he slipped the cnrd up his sleeve
or hid it about his person in nwy way ho
would get caught, and if cnught he would
get shot. Hut he was determined to win
the pot. Ife knew he was safe If he
could dispose of his extra card without
detection,
-"The players hnd just ordered a round
nf sandwiches. His sandwich was before
him on the tabic, and he picked it up,
and, catching the attention of the other
players diverted somewhat, he slipped his
extra cnrd in between the slices of bread
nnd begun to eat it with the hurry anil
relish uf n starving beggar. Ho got rid
nf it. then threw his hand down nnd
cnught everything in sight und quit the
L—:■■(•. Thc men never suspected him at
nl!. nnd he never told the story until he
hnd left tho western sec!inn of the country. He hns tnld the story frequently on
himself nnd has nhvnys claimed thnt it
was tlio best sandwich he over ate in lii9
life. Kitiee that-time he bus been known
ns 'Eat 'Em Up .lake' and seems to delight in lhc name."
Tortnre Come. Rxtrn.
Bihkins (who is giving a- partyj—What
do ynu get an evening for waiting nt entertainments?
Walter—Five shillings, sir; but if there
Is to he singing I must nsk six, sir.—London Tit-Mils.
Of Much More Practical l!.e.
Goodly—What is grander than a man
you cnn trust? •  "'
Cynicus—Onb who will trust you.—
Stray Stories.
"1 can't let ynu," began Mary.
work,"  Mary admitted.    "For tonight
Mrs. Robinson   has kindly promised to
stay with   me. nnd  tomorrow   1   must
find some nice, respectable person"—
"1 will send in a proper nurs.ent
once," said the sailor, speaking In
rough hut kindly accents. "Skilled
nursing is half the battle in such cues
as these. I never did believe in mufc-
shift nursing. It's the very—the very
mischief." He had been going to us
another word, but changed it out cf
deference to Mary witli a very percep
tible effort over tbe substitution.
"I can't let you.'' began Mary, ai
which In1 ['.it. up liis hand imperative]^
"Now. .Miss Mary, none of that, f
you   pk::se.       I'm   your   fri.nd.   ani
"Oh. Hour
CO!,!''   Well   v.
smoke nl',,in nnr
Evening Journal.
s'poso ile dny'll cv-•:
md up like in,':, n i
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HER FATHER
WAS A DRUNKARD
4 Plucky Young Lady Takes on
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A portion cf her letter reads ns
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His health and appetite aro also
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It is now fifteen months since wo
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(Copy)
Paisley, One. December 11th, 1900.
l'ho Samaria Remedy Co.,
80, Jordan Street,  Toronto, Ont,
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SOME  HUMOROUS   ITEMS FROM  THE
CITY OF CHURCHES.
ConaiderJng: a Landlord's Feelini**;*.
A Falthlcaa Lover Doei tbe Hip lit
Thins—Why Btrawberrlen Went Dp.
Three Again-*- One.
When a policeman on Pacific street
came along to where it family was moving out at 10 o'clock at night, he halted
and said to the man who was wrestling
with an old bureau:
"You must be rushed with business
during the daytime to move out at this
hour."
"No, no great rush," wns the reply.
It's simply on account of my feelings fur
the landlord."
"He wanted the house at once, oh?"
"Oh, no. You see it was this way. He
comes in this afternoon and says:
"'Baker, wheu are yon going to pay
your rent?'
" 'As soon ns ever I can,' I says'.
" 'You nro now owing me for four
months,' says he.
" 'It's three to a day.' snys I.
" 'It's four nnd two days over,' snys he.
" 'It's only three.'
" 'It's four and more.*
"My landlord is a mnn who prides himself on always being right," explained tho
tenant, "and it hurts his feelings to find
himself in the wrong. He'd got n month
extra on, as I'm nn honest mnn, hut I
didn't want to insist and dispute and
bring him out as mistaken."
"And so you decided to move?"
"That's it, sir. Out of consideration
for his feelings I'm ..vacating his house
nnd going across the canal, and he'll keep
right on claiming thai I owed him four
months' rent, and there'll be nobody to
show him his error and make him fool
bad!"
lie had entered a cobbler's shop to got
B shoo repaired, and after looking fixedly
at him for a moment the cobbler sternly
began:
"Sir, I remember you! Twenty-one
years ago, when I had a cobbler shop in
Toledo, you"—
"Ab. sn it Is you!" interrupted tho
other. "Glad to see yon. Yes, 21 yours
ago, when you had a cobbler shop in Toledo, I fell in love with your daughter."
"And you were engaged to be married
to hep, but broke your promise and her
heart.    Sir"—
"S'v nothing more." soothingly replied
the Owllor. "I'vt! always been sorry about
that matter and intended to do tl"1 right
thing when the time came. It has come
nt last. Tut two cement patches on that
shoe nnd charge me doublo price nnd
give me a receipt in full."
"Strawberries, oh?" queried tho Ued-
fnrd nenno woman ns she enmo down to
her it* p>   "How much a box?"
"Only n quarter, mn'nm, and the host
in the market." re[ Hod the peddler.
"But I wns offeml berries at 20 cents."
"TVfint time was lhat?"
"At 0 o'clock this morning."
"And it is now 3 in the afternoon, or
six hours later. Madam, can't you see
for yourself thnt my berries havo had six
hours longer in which to grow nnd aro
consequently enough larger to make up
the difference in price?"
"Why. that's it, of course." she replied
after a moment's thought, and she bunded
over her quarter with satisfaction in ber
heart.
Thorp wns n hntless man covered with
mud standing at the corner of Court and
Suite streets tho other day. and there
were a policeman and 30 citizens surrounding him, and as tbo man scraped at
the mud on his legs the pnlioemnn said:
"Well, you spp, you ought to have been
more careful."
"But I was careful," protested the vie
tim.
"Then how did yon happen to get
knocked over?"
"Why. it was this wny As I wns crossing the street a hike was mm lug along
from one direction and n horseless car
liage from another direction, nnd rlchl un
the corner stood n man waiting tndun ine
for S2 borrowed money There wort
throe things tn d idgo at once, and the
first I knew i'ie b ke bir mo nn nn« -ide
lhe IwrselowH carriage nj, the other Mii'l
tho man yelled at me rhnt bed «ite me he
fore night if I didn't square up f/'tid
el've, I.ui a feller nitghl tn have <>-n\
so-t of a show, hadn't he?"- 1 _:-*•<• t._> *
Citizen.
How's This?
We otter On- Hundred Dollar, Reward inr
sny rn.c of Cnt-rih thut cannot he cured hv
Hall's I'atarrh Cure.
K -•- CHENEY & CO.. Props . Tnlerh., 0.
,\ e. ihe nuder-'gned, hive known F. .1.
Cheney fer the last IS yean and believe him
1-iTfefttly honorable hr all 'uistlress trill.Pactions,
ind tin nclnlly able 0 carry i.ct airy obligation
marie hy their linn.
West* Thimx.u hole-mle Drugglste.Tolodo.O.
Jv.w.tMNo. Kis.van A Marvin, Wholawi'
■ DrugRiUs, Toledo, 0.
Halls i'atarrh Cure Is takr n internally, acting directly upon the blood anrl met-us surface-" of the system. Price, 75c. per boiele. Bold
by all drugging,   '.''emlmuulaia free
Hill's Family PIU are tht trot
LOPTED IT OFF.
Town,'—Hus be sent you a check
for your services ?
Browne—Yes, but it isn't for tlie
amount I expected, although I sent
him u bill.
Toivni1—Your writing's bad. Maybe lie didn't decipher the amount.
Browne—I'm afraid he did de-ci-
pher It. I wrote S1C0 very plainly,
and be sent §10.
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
Mr. Thomas Ballard. Syracuse, N. Y.,
writes: "I have been afflicted for nearly a
year with thnt tncwl-to-bo dreaded disease
dyspepsia, and at times worn out with pain
and want of sleep, and, after trying almost
everything rcccmimeudid, I tried one bos of
l'anucleo's Vegetable lJills. I am now nearly
well, nnd believe they will cure me. I would
not bo without them for any money.
XO SUGGESTIONS.
"I mus:, say." lenia-rkod the physician, "your husband is in a bad
way. Any arrangements you may
want to make"—
"Oh, doptor," she cried. "I could
never think of marrying again."
When a politician is weighed In the
balance ha is usually found wanting
— on office with a big salary and little work.
Money  invested  in  knowledge  payi
Ihe best interest.
A CHILD'S SUFFERING
IIEU      MOTHER       FEAIcEL'      SHE
WOULD NOT REGAIN HER
HEALTH.
She Was First Attacked with llheiiinutism
and then with St, Villi** Dance—She
Was Unable to Help Herself and Had
to lie Care.I For AI most 1.1 ke an In fan f
From the Sun,   Orangeville,   Ont.
Among the much respected residents erf Orangeville is Mrs. Marshall, who lives In a pretty little
collage on First street. For some
years her twelve-vear-old daughter,
Mamie, hus been a sufferer from rheumatism combined with thai other
terrible affliction—St. Vitus' dance.
In conversation recently with a reporter of the Hun, Mrs. Marshall told
the following story of lot daughter's
stilTeriiiL- and subsequent restoration
to health :—"At „he age of eight,"
Bays Mr-- . Marshall. "Manilu was attacked wilh rheumatism, from which
she suffered very much, ana although
she was treated li.v a clever doctor
her health did not improve. To make
her condition worse, she was attacked With St. Vitus' dance, ana I really
gave up hope of ever seeing her enjoy goo.I health again. Her arms
and limbs would twitch and jerk
spasmodically'and she could scarcely hold a dish in her hand, and had
to be looked after almost like an infant. While Mamie was in this condition a neighbor who had tise-tl llr.
Willi.n... Fink i'iils with beneficial
results iti her o-*n family advised n.
to try them In .Mamie's case I had
myself often heard these pills highly
spoken of, but it had not occurred to
me before that they might cure my
little girl, but now I decided to give
them to her. Before she had com-
pleted the second box I could see a
marked change for the better, and by
the time she had taken fibe boxes she
trace uf both the rheumatism and St.
Vitus' dance had vanished, and she
i.s now as bright, active and healthy
as any child of l.er age. .Some time
has elapsed since she discontinued the
use of th-'. pills, but not the slightest
trace of the trouble has since made
itself manifest. I think, therefore,
that I am safe in saying that I believe Iii-. Williams' Pink Fills not,
only restored my child to health, but
have worked a permanent cure."
Rheumatism, St. Vitus' dance and
all kindred diseases of th. blood and
nerves speedily yield to llr. Williams'
Pink Pills and Ihe cures thus elfect-
ed ai" permanent, because this medicine makes rich, red blood strengthens tie nerves, and thus reaches the
root ol tbe trouble. These pills are
sold b.v all dealers in medicine or
will b sent -post paid at 50 cents a
box or six boxes for S2.00, by addressing the Dr. Williams Medicine
Co., Drockville, Ont.
A STRANGE FLOWER.
One of the strangest botannicnl curiosities in Ihe world is the "Wonder-Wonder" (lower found in the
Malay peninsula. ft is simply a
blossom, without leaves, vine or
stem, and grows as a parasite on
decayed wood. This extraordinary
flower is something like a yard in
diameter, and has a globular cup in
the middle with a capacity of five or
six quarts.
FAGGED OUT.—None but thos' who
have become fugged out know what a depressed, miserable f. cling it is. All strength
Is gone, and despondency hus taken hold of
tlie suflcrers. Ihey feel as though there is
nothing to live for. '1 here, however, is a
cure—one box of Parmelee's Vegetable I'i la
will do wonders in restoring health and
strength. Mandrake and Dnnd. lion are two
of the articles entering into the composition
of 1 _rmelee'a Pills.
SORROWS OF RESEARCH.
"Pid .vou succeed in finding any
illustrious ancestors ?"
".No, but I scared up a lot of kin
folks that I didn't want to know at
all."
Miliar.. Liniment Cnres Distemper.
Married Life Expoaed.
Willie Boerum— Pa. why do some people call vegetables garden snss?
Mr. Boerutn (wearily)—Oh—ah—why
do some people call vegetables garden
snss? Why. because having n gar-den
and raising vegetables is so conducive to
the use of profanity. Now, run awtv.
Willie, and. for- goodness' sake, don't a'k
me what conducive means! — Brooklyn
Eagle.	
Family Talk.
"I understand," remarked the father,
"that Jane has rejected that young
Seaddles because he didn't size up to
her Ideas of manly beauty."
"And she should be ashamed of herself," added the mother thoughtlessly,
"If I hail looked lor n handsome mail,
I might have never beeu married."—•
Philadelphia Times.
THE COUGHING and wheeling of persons troubled with bronchitis or the asthma
Is execs.ively harassing to themselves nnd
annoying to others. Dr. Thomas' Eclectric
Oil obviated all this entirely, safely nnd
speedily, and is a benign remedy for lame,
ness, sores, injuries, piles, kidney and spinal
troubles.
The man whose education is finished helps to swell the undertakers'
bank  balance.
AND IX COLD 'WEATHER,
"When did  the window blush ?"
"When  it  saw  the  weather strip.
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds. Etc.
.New Zealand, with a death rule of
less than 12 per 1000 a year, is the
most healthy of all the British colonies.
A COUNTRY  ROAD.
A dusty, stony way, whope Iinrd'rin™ sod
I- ihii .1 with bia- kb< riles and ffoldi i ri ■!-,
Abrupt, bare hills on one side looking .own*
And from ibe other you can see the town
Follow ihe river's course ilirough meadows green,
O'er which thick woods a;: 1 marble ledges lean,
A little farther, where the road descend,,
A brook's soft tfokle with some bird song blends,
(Cone from its edye the dear old dame's Bntall
cot
Half hidden by quaint flowers); lush bei        ■
Hakes sweet its banks, its depths the l. ya still
swim
Or watch the minnows from some willow limb.
Cpon its bridge how often I have stood,
Watching the west, whose glory seejied to flood
With tendered light the poorhouse and tlie gravel
Beside it—turn tu gold the brooklet's waves—
Till from the hill, oh, dearest sight of ail,
I saw my father, and I heard him call!
He came with sturdy stride and swinging pail—
My hand in his—told my day's whole tale
Of joyi, that 'neath his bright smilo seemed to
grow,
While less* ned was my every childish woe
As his sweet words fell on my soul like balm
While we walked homeward through the fragrant
calm.
—Mary If. McCarthy in Boston Transcript.
There never wus, mid never will be. a
univer.-ml jiaimeca, in ont; remedy, fur till ills
to which fl' »h ifl heir—the very nature of
muny curatives being huuIi thnt were the
germs of other and differently Stated (lis-
eases rooted in the system of tne patient—
what would relieve one ill in turn W( uld aggravate the oth r. We have, however, in
Quinine Wine, when obtainable in abound,
unadulterated state, a remedy for many and
grievous ills. By its gradual and judicious
use the frailest systems are led Into convalescence and i-trength by tho influence which
Quinine exerts in nature's own restoratives.
It relieves the drooping spirits of therewith
whom a chrunic state of morbid despondency and luck of uiterot-t m life is a disease,
and, b.v tranquilizing the nerves, disposes to
sound and refreshing sleep—:impartp Tlgor
to the action of thc blood, which, being
itlmulated. courses throughout the veins,
strengthening the hea thy animal functions
of the system, thereby mailing ^activity a
necessary result, strengthening the frame,
,tnd giving life to ihe digestive organs, which
naturally demand increased substance—re-
suit, improved appetite. Northrop it Lyman,
of Toronto huvo given to the public their
superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate.ard,
gauged by tho opinion uf scientists, this
wine approaches nearest perfection of any in
the murket.   Ail druggists sell it.
Tn India elephants over 12 and up
to 45 years of age arc deemed the
best to purchase, and will generally
work well until they are SO years
old.
Tf the reports of the farmers are
true, the Lord invents a new bug
with an increased appetite every
spring.
Girls In love should be asked to
look closely at thc number of fatal
cases of after taking scattered round
every neighborhood.
Thc man  who lives to  no  purpose
lives to a bad purpose.
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY
TIME TABLE
S. ii.  Marie, Owen Sou el, TorontolLVIAT!.
audBast, Via Lakes,  Mon., Thurs
nnd.^nt Bl.COl
Tries .Fri. "iidSun I C.B0
Munireal, Toronto.  _c\v York nn:
21,50
iS.ll
fast, via nil rail, daily	
Knt    Portage    and    intermediate
jr lints, Mon., Wed. & Fri	
Taes.,Thurs. „.Sat 	
Ritr    Pcrtaso    and     intermediate
mints,'lu.s.,Tnurs, and Sat	
Hon., Wed. and Fri	
Molson, Lao Liu B'rniiet and   inter
me l:.ito Points. Tlnirs oulv	
Pelade Ir Prairie, Brandon, Calgary
kelson and all Kootenay and Coas;
pjims. daily 	
Portage la Prairie, Braudon, and intermediate paints, dull) ex Bun....
Portage la Prairie Bra- Ion. HI o e
jaw and intcrmad.nte [-jints dr.ily
ex Sunday-  .'.
al-.datonc. Neopav.-a, Mlnuedosaand
intermediate pol its, dally ex Sun,
Shoal Lake, Yorkion and int irmodi-
nte points,Hon.,Wed.and Fri....
Tires. Thruv , and Sal nrJoy	
Ra'iid   City,     Huniota,     Minot.r,
Tuei., Thurs. and Sat	
Mon., Wed. a d Kil	
Morden, Deloraine and in'.emied into
points  daily ex Sun. -.,40110.2
14.0
ia:i i2.i:
10.10
EC.ipinl.-a, Alame.la and Intermediate
points,Mon., \Ved.,Th:"s. ft Sat
Mon., Taes., Thurs. and Fri	
Glcnbaro, Souris, and ir:  aaneriiatt
points, daily ex Sun	
Ka;>in!,*a,Halitn, Alameda and inter
mediate points,   Mon., Wed, Fri.
Tues., Thurs. and t-at	
Pipostone,Re--:on,Areola and inter
med.ato points,   Mon. Wet, Fri.
Tucs.. Thurs. and Sat	
Frobyshlro, Hirsh, -leuiait, ilste-
va i, Sat ,	
Men.,	
Grel^n.St. Paul, Oilcnffo dally,
Stoi.swnll, Tuelon.. fries. Thurs, Sat 12.2 J18.C
West Selkirk Men. Wed, Fri 18.301
WestSelkirk Tues. Thurs, >U 10.0
Vi hen  I.I IIikik ChnnK Grln_e_,
Once daring a dry senson in China
the viceroy. Earl Li riling Chang, called on tbe American minister, llr. Conger, and spoke of tbe weather.
"V"8," said Mr. Conger, "it seems to
oe dry everywhere. It Is dry In my
country too. I read Id one of our pa-
pers the other day tbat In many places
iu ibe west the people were praying for
rain."
"What!" said the carl. "Do your peo-
Dle pray to their _od for rain'/"'
"Oh. yes." eaid tbe minister, "tbey
•ften pray for rain."
"And does their God send It when
Ircy pray for it?" asked the earl.
'Yes. sometimes their prayers are an-
■'vereil. ami sometimes tbey nre uol"
"All the same like Chinese joss. beyV"
aid the earl, with a griu und a chuckle.
7.40,
7.8018.4!
r.:.c,
r.ir
11.1013.
ilu.  Know Too Much,
"Do women wbo have bad tbe nd-
•.■iniage of advancer) education mnke
noil wives?" asked tbe bachelor
lioiiirhtfully.
\i this tbe benedict took him to one
-i'!>-. where be could speak conliileii.
' !.-■ lly.
"If you ever marry," be said, "aud
lutl occasion to frame up n real good
•xciisp for n protracted session at the
Iuh. ynu will discover that It Is pos-
sllile fir a woman to know too much."
Chicago font
.Annual   Lorn, ttt fertility.
The      Joss    of fertilizer  from rains
cannol       be    estimated.     The   water
<' 'ses      carry  millions   of  tons     ol
plant foods to the sen. Tho Nile
alone pours mure than 1,000 tons
Into the Mediterranean every 24
hours. The annual loss from the
earth's soil i.s l.,- a1 - than the i n-
tire deposits of (juano, oven before
they were exhausted. Unless o largi
portion of the fertilizer is reclaimed
from the sea ti time may come when
tho world's average) yield of crops
will be exceedingly low.
The Trnth ol Lnnt.
"Oh, doctor, is it very dangerous to
swallow cement'.'"
"Very dangerous, indeed."
"And guitn percba. doctor?"
"Very s.-r ion-;."
"Ami porcelain—oh. doctor, is it very
poisonous?    '
"Excuse me. madam, havo you attempted suicide?"
"\u: I've pwAllowpd one of my false
teeth."—Pearson's.
I e !.■ i r ri ,. 1, <1    Lecture.
Mr.   nigbstufF—This   mania   for   -•  ck
gambling is deplorable,    li seems hardly
possible iliat thinking beings—
"' /-r     ob     _0
\   M
'"Crent Rcottl   P. D. O.'s have fallen 17
points,   and   I'm   liinu   on   '• ml     (Jiiicli,
where'B my hat?"—I bicago News.
mnleted.
"Talk  ahout  hard  link."  snhl  Jimmy
Pores.    "I   broke  into a   lawyi
lust niL'hi an the lawyer g >i lhe drop un
nn- an advised nie In gil out."
"Ilnli." i'.\< hiiiin >i ihe other crook, "you
got nil' ilea,I easyl"
"Dnt ain't ai) of it.    Den ho ehni .■■ I
me   siu  for   Lis   advice."—Philadelphia
I'less.
^^   ^4/
7U*lv ylAAsUV-Astf A>€$X ay
TI
NEST OF ALL
Emer*oti.
•id Fr I TJD[lt.lt
J. W. LHOXABD,
Geu. Supt.
C. E. McPIIKESOX.
Qt-n. Pass. Agent.
THE CANADIAN NORTHERN RT. CO,
Stations a::o Davs.
I i eavo   Leave |
Going   (loins A.rive
South. North.
Over _.000 sailors and marines of
the United States navy have .Joined
the temperance lovgtie of the NavoJ
Young Men's Christian association.
Leave from Canadian
Northern dep^t—
tViuniDeg to Morris Km
er'on.St. I'..ulete.dly|
St laul to I-huers-ui
Morris, Winnie B dly
Wi iniieit -o U 1-r.rl.
Miami, list ront Ilort-I
ney _ Brandon, Mon.,1
We 1 aid I-Tl.     -    ■   -
Brandon, Rartney. Bel-
moat, Miami, Ki land,
11 Winnipeg, Tues.,
'i hursauil Sat.   - -
V.'lnnl eg to Ponapola
1'. and Intermediate
s atlons. daily ex sua.
Per frige la P. and iater-
medtnte   siaii.ns  t
W'lnntpegdD ex str.n.
YV'lindpcg'to sta tons on
Leaver and D. Itn hi a a
ches, xucs. and Thu ■*■
il aver and Delta br'ch
stations, to Winnipeg
Tues. and Thurs.
wranipegto Portage la!
P.,tilai_tone. - - -j
innnhtn, etc., Mi n j
V\   1. and Fri.
Dauphin. Gladstone. P."
i,e Prairie, v. Inni; eg
I'nes., Thurs, .'■   Sat.|
■Vi.nii eg to W'r.'gosis.1
1'ues a-.nl'I'huis.   ■    •
wlnntpegoBli bo Wpg
Mon. andFrl  .
Winnipeg to Gran
\ lew-, M ni,  and   i'ia
->"aivi \ i .-    Wpg
Taes. ami Sal 	
uo i   a n   to     V-  ■! ,;03;S
ltd i. turn, s;: 	
Dauphin to b'.v; i Kiver
t\vood. \',\d	
Ii .-.-" id toSwan Kiver
.V- Daurh.n.Frl	
Leave from O. 1'. depot
vi Innipeg to Wurroed
Beaudeltn and tut r-
me Hate station8,Mon,
Wed., and Fri	
Beaudi tto, Warroad,ete*
•to Winnipeg, Tues.
Thurs. and Sat.     ...
D. a HANNA,
Gen.  -iaa.
H.-I.i
IMS
10.51
;oo
11.45
04*1
11. Jo
14 K
20 00
So-
9.00
S.L0
so,
0.00
10.41
7.15
13.80
18.15
IM)
13.26
;i.io
14.20
21.45
16.00   j
20.15    |
0.4S
20.4.',
liela
0.15
1S.C0
coo
dodd's kidney pills are used
more fok backache than
foi: axy other kidney
affection.
Bright's Disease Not So Frequent of
La'e Years—Dodd's Kidney Dills
Undoubtedly thc Causer—Diabetes
Also Far-Less Prevalent.
Slatane, Que, duly 8.—(Special)—
Not only in this neighborhood but
throughout the Province of Quebec
there is a marked decrease noticeable
in the number of eases of Bright's
Disease reported. This.- tact is undoubtedly due to the " yvftle use oi
Dodd's Kidney Dills in the earlier
stages  of Kidney ^Disease.
Bright s ilrsen.se' at one tunc was
the cause otv a large proportion of
the deaths in this province. D was
eons;ilerNd"iiieiii-aMc and until Dodd's
Kidney^ Tills were introduced in was
incurable. Not so. however, now.
Dodd's Kidney I'iils have almost
wipeil the disease out. Nor is Diabetes heard of now to arty gren* extent.
The most common form b.v which
Kidney Disease manifests ils.-If is
Backache, and here Dodd's Kidney
Dili- are doing their most active
work. They are recognized as the
surest nnd quickest cure for Diu'k-
ache over* Invented. They work on
the sound principle of going in Unroot of the trouble—tl.e kidneys—
wherein they differ from nil oilier
backache medicines except Imitations
of Dodd's Kidney Dills. They do
more than merely relieve. They positively ami permanently enr.-, as
thousands of people are ready to testify.
(). Dionne. a well-known resident
of Matitne, says. "Dodd's Kidney
Dills have made a grand success in
lining me of Backache, nnd I recommend everybody to keep them in the
house. They are a wonder ns a remedy for- Backache and Disease of the
Kidneys."
"We are what we feed on," quoted Mr. Kixson. laying down his book
"and I am willing to sny lhe author
is  right.   For  instance"—
"I am already a believer," Mrs.
Hixson Interrupted. "You will insist on having lobster for supper always."
And Mr. Hixson, nioriili.il. grew
very red."
The "old curiosity shop" immortalized hy Dickens, which i.-. situated
in Portugal street, a dilapidated
thoroughfare lying behind the Law
Courts, London, is to be demolished.
The residence of Mrs. Gamp, in ii:ner-
gnte street, Holborn, is also being
destroyed.
FRAGRANT
ommm
a perfect liquid dentifrice for iho
eel and Mouth
New Size S0Z0D0NT LIQUID, 25c    tf'kWl*
SOZODONTTOOTH POWDER, 25c    /H"
Large LlQUiD and POWDER, ?5c    £_ l|
At all Stares, or by Mail for tho price,
HALLS RUCKEL, New York.
A-O-EInTTS      ■V7-_V_sr_,M__-.
We are In need nf a few reliable Agent*
throughout iho eounvv to handle our
GASOLINE LAMPS AND SUPPLIES.
Good profit nnd quick  sales.    Fur partico.
irn address
IE  INCANDESCENT GAS LAMP   Co.,
313 Matin St., Winnipeg.
ALL-TOL KCA ROOFING Erffiy«s;
pstabluihi'd. 10years trial. A homo industry,
ihicoarage it. lJEWAKE, of American Paper
Kelt ing, which cracks in our cUnmto. For san>
pies anil testiuionialsapply to
W. G. FONSECA, (Solo Agent)
s.Mirl, .si,,,-.l ?ii Htgglna /\v.-..I-:., o luulpcg
Khot of Marriage Lloefitc*
When a girl weighing ISO pounds
answers to the name of "Birdie" the
eternal fitness of things gets an awful jolt.
Cholera nnd all suinm r eomplainta aro so
quick in their action th .t the cold hnnd of
death Is upon ihe victims before they tiro
aware tlmt danger is near. If attacked do
net delay in betting the proper medicine.
I ry a dose of Dr. A.Q. Kellogg's Dysentery
Corrlial, and you will get immediate ie ief.
li acts with wonderful rapidity uud tiever
fails to etlcct a cure.
1 . 0
2..3o
JS20
He who would  liis peace dethrom
only need  his work postpone
l.KO. H. SHAW,
Traf, Mgt
mrl'i LiMem cures dirjet in Cowi.
It's  ii   cold  day  when   the llirl   has
no use for a fan.
Borrowed trouble bankrupts a man
paying  'In' Interest,
SOZODONTTOOTH POWDER 25c
w, n  i,   so .r.is. Ti.E f&GSPECrGii, i.il.i.uuET, B.C., iSATU'lilUY, AUGUST,,, laOi.
LOCAL news.
A pencil mail; in ttlia (quart
indicates tbat your subscription i-i ilu,-, A hint tu the
wi..- i; .ilfl'iclcnt,
Archie McDonald, road  superintend.!
t'lii, iplumed tills work from the  Fast
Hiding, and hus gone up to inspeci th, I
I work being done oil  Ihe  l'.ridj.e Rivel |
■ irail.
Canadian
Pacific
Morning service will   ba held in   the ,     .-,   ,,   -•        ...        ,
L C. ll._ii.iiu is in lown fi oui   Ii iiix>-
Chiireh of England by the Venerahle jjiyer
Arihdesonii Small, on Sunday next 4th :
ins:., at 11 o'clock.
((
l). A. liartborae returned on Tuesday
ti nm H trip 10 lhe coast.
li
Four Days
W, Ferguson, id Vaneouver, aniveil
Ion Tuesday's   t'lage and left next dit)
for iiridge Uiver. >
 ■  I Service for io.,i commencing June roth, 1901
    Geo. Doberty has arrived  salely  in |
Mrs. and Miss Gibbs spont Thursday j At,jn. \
in town. ■      H	
  Mr. E. H. Peters has sold to a China-1 ACTOSS   tho   Continent
W. E. limit, manager uf the  Ander-   „,„„  the adobie hiiildinsis now occupied I
son Lake Co. Mines, mrived from Van-! _y j.   K,Mn am) p, jinkhain.
couver Tuesday evening. 	
•   —   Judge   Cornwall   left   for    Aalirro'l
Mr.   M.   Robinson, merchant tailor, I jMt g„turday afternoon.
Vancouver,   11.   0.  will  visit   Lillooet
during tho month ol August, and will     R. iinnm loft on Sunday for K«m-
take orders  for  clothing  for   tue   tall   loops  with  four   prisoners,    who   will,
trade    First class goods und  fit guar-, hoard at tiie Government's expense for
anteed. • *ottif time. Pamphlets furnwlicd irce nn spplieation to
——.. —     , any C I; J;. Ajjcm „r tu
Jim Dleken Is doing work on the Sea-,    Jas, Haddock,   of Ashoroft, is offer
We me headquarters for
Canton I rill Steel, Firth Tool St. el,
lessops Tool Steel, Jlar Iron, Norway Iron, Cull Chain, It 11 Tested
Chain, Miiiem ric\s, Miners Shovels,
Act nil- fur
The tJia.ii Powder Co.'s, Dynamite,
Inline, Caps, clc	
Wc- .ilsu cany idl hinds of Shell'and Ili-uv.
Hardware,    Correspondence invited.
Mclennan, IVIcFeely & Co. Ltd.
122 Cordova Street, Vancouver, B. C.
TIIE PKOSPECTORS' EXCHANGE
NO. 4 K.-W.-O. HLOCK, NELSON, I?. V
Gold, BIN
• t.i
Thi* ii the (antes! and best equipped "*'" j '
crossing the continent,    If you are going East I 1
there arc sum; fuels regarding thin service,
lid ilic scenery along lhe t'ANAPlAN I'Al'II-'U.
Kv. which y.iii shuuiil know,
The •
conic h
iiic   it mini,;
iturcs ol the
.1 In pass ine greatest
tie dtiriag daylight.
  I nnd Copper Minns wanted nt lhe EXCHANGE.
i'UKE -MILLING GUI,I)  properties  wanted at once for Kustoin In-
veainrs,
I'srtlea having mining properly for sale are refloated to tend  sample
oi their ore to the 1.XCI1ANGK for exhibition.
Wu desire to licur from prospectors who have promising mineral claims
in British Columbia,
I'rospeclnrs nnd niinlrg men sru requested lo make lhe  KXCilANUK
their headquarters wIihi iu Nelson.
All sample" slum >l lu- feni by express I'KI'II'AIP,
Currenpiiiidonce suliciied.   Address nil I'OiiiiniihiiMtinns to
ANUIiKW   F.    ItOSiKSHBBClEB.
Telephone Nn. 101.    IV tl. I'.ox 70'J. NKLSGN, B, ('.
ton Lake trail.
i ing his confoctionery business for sale
Work on I ha new jail is  advancing;    A, King has gone up to the Fountain
quite  rapidly.     W.   Miller,   who hae; t0 work ior Mr.   Southard,
tha contract ior the job. has moved the j
old jail hack to the site ol the new onej    Mrs. Uren is visiting friends iu Clin-
und has commenced  work on the new j ton.
l'oiuid-itinn.    The   non-i'.rriv.il  of litn*
caused a considerable delay.   Work is j    E. J Taylor  is   down   from   Bridgi
lobe completed by tbe lllstof August,
Work is j    E. J Taylor  is
Kiver.
Miss Carson, of Pavilion Mountain, Oeo. Carson, of Pavilion Mountain, at
accompanied by her friend, Miss Cur- the recent buying of ho.see at Kamloopn
tis of New Wortn.insler, iiame in on the; by Col. Dent for the British army, sold
X. last nitiht. and will remain in the Col. tinoe. A* there ace only 17
. accepted altogether,  this is a good rc-
 ,  , coid ior George,
Atkin  is engaged  ill  painting the ,
Court was held on Saturday the 27il-
  'by J mine C'orwnll,  for  the pur;iose «'
Mr. J. S. Bell is almost completely; trying tho   Chinaman  who stole   Mr.
recovered from his recent ilineBB  and  Smith's pistol.   Mr. S. Gibbs defended!
is now able to attend to hit1  duties.       ' ,\IV prisoner, ami succeeded in getting
I
town a few ill
Bugllsh Obiirch.
K.J.
V
TiiVI.E,
A. ■*..  I' .X.,
■uii-wuv-tr, n. C
THOS. ChAWT,
AgSNt,
l.Hlvi.   B.C.
—-*-- - ■ ■
_   ..           .         .—
	
n. j.
ATKIN
Lillooet. B.
c.
DEA
LSR IV,
liui'i'.vTstru
Stoves
Tinware
Minert
Supplies
Farm
iiip]oiii«»nt8
Iln top
sii A Saddlen
'
Funiif
ure, etc..
1 orders prom
itly attended to.
[THE WM. HAMILTON MANUFACTURING GO. Limited
MINING
MACHINERY
PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO.
GAXXAUA.
J. M. Mackinnon
es
 .._ 1 |,jul 0[| wjti, a sHvejj niTiiilis' sentence t\ ,,«r<^1 II    -f/, |
3o„ Lillooet, have acorn- An IlMl|,n womiul.  ,„,m,l„„iy   know,, |{ (11/l HIllPI
Drugs, Mediuinei ami turn-        .,        „.    .. ll'/» IU JIVIVI)
. ,  . j ns "Long Nine ,   wus   given a   term
Carle A   Co.
jdele siock of 1 ^^^^^^^^^^^
uries.    Letter orders promptly attendc
lo.-   Just  tell tbem what you want 01 j of three mon 11)9 lor refusing 10 divulge I
what the tiouhle is, enclosing uiouayand  what miserable specimen of the white'
they Will do the reel. ,.„,.,, gBVe |10r „ |,otlie „f „-,,,,
-—  .    The police flllthorltles are  to  he con-
Hr.V. S. Reynolds, editor and prop- er_mlateil cm  getting ild  of so   man;
rietor  of the   Ashcroft   Journal, and L« tnB disputable element lu lown.
vice  president   of the   Anderson  Lake
(Jo. of Lillooet, spent u day   in town      During the transmission nf aoconnls
this   week. Irom the former proprietor's books to (
-— ' — those of the present proprietors, error* 1
Dr. Olarke aud W. M. Brandon spent j ,,„_„ pro,m|,|v |)(.en m(ld< ,mi it |s mv |
a day tbis week tishing on the l'ortage, ,,ro|,al,|0 that tome, whose papers are
Creek.   Th»  extremely ainall number; mtrVr,\ witll  „   not-paid-np crosr, arc
ol fish at prasent in the creek, had 111      rw||ty pa|j  „,,,    ],- mere   are   any,
Sucker Creek, B.C.
10IIN COLLL'M,   Prop,
•''entral point for Briflge
Kiver Miners and Prospectors. Good accommodation,
Mining Property
Handled
Properties Bonded
Vancouver
B.C
I Don't Forget the Ashcroft Tailor
WIIEM YOU WANT A NEW SI/IT.
(•ist reeolvod ilir^ci fri
rlor.   Batt.'t.i'tl
1 HOMAS McCllHH. Merehanl Tailor, Aitieroft. B. tl
„    ,,      , ,    ,"n S'olland th. boti seloetlon 0! Twestb, WuriwUs. ferns
Pasting. In tl.e liiierlnr.   BhiI^UciIoii Kunraiiteetl. ""
Tery narrow escape.
F. H. Kinder arrived from Bridge
Kiver on  Monday,
Mrs. .1. Dunlop lias not, been well
during the past week,
Jas. Brett, .1. Marshall, duck nnd
Stanley Marshall, and l\ Guvnor left
by Tuesday, boat inr Mctlilliiray
creek,
T. A. Brett came down from Mcliilli-
vray Oreek 011 Monday, leturuiug on
Wednesday.
we tender onr most lnnnlile npologtes,
and request that such will tend along
their receipts as pann nfl possible, Ihal
ne may bo able to get our lists in proper pbspe.
Ally BubsTrlher   wlm does -mt get   hi
paper regularly, or win doe« not get ir
stall, will confer a favor if he will
notify the proprietors ut once
J B CHERRY,
a. s.TSis,coll..annus.
BARRI5T-K, SOLICITOR, NOTARY PUBLIC
l.lllnoet. B. Ci
Tint new stage line leaves I.ytton every Moiiduy ami
Friday  for Lillooot, returning next dav.      Special trip:*
Home Grown
made,
fiuit ar.il Ornamental Trees, Kos-en,
Shrubs, Vinci-, Ilulbs, Hedge riant.,
Seeds,
l-ixir.i choice i-ti'i k uf Peach, Apricol, Plum, {
1 Clieny and Prune Trees.    Newiuiportation ol j
I tir,t-i in.s Khododendrcns,   Kosi*,   Clematis,
1 liny Trrc, I lollies, i M
The  mimager   and  members ol   the |    So,ooo lo chose fruui.    No agents nor commission tn payi   Orders dint in   one du\ you
Vancouver Street Fair arc working like 1 ,,,., ;, lhe UP,.,.    ^..,f,:r.iirjai!n[; nor iiisp*rlion i
beavers to get everything In readiness  pl'argw.    CJteenlnn_e plants, agriciilursl im-
1 elements, fertilizers, l«ie supplies, etc. Uarg-
for the opening on August 5th, The, ct und most complete r-.ock iu Ilic province.
Fair is sure to  be a huge success,   »n,l   Send for calaloeue or-ill  and make yonr sol-1
i cciiims liclurc placing tour orders,
to give everyone an opportunity t"
Write us for information.
Peter Rebagliati & Co.. Lvtton B. 0.
erson&C mm nm
VAN'COITVEK BTEEKT FAIR.
KKV U'BSTMINSTKK, B. <'.     .
General Hardware,
KATIQTIOl, 0.
(I.IMIIliti.)
IVIIAIII  tH'BKKI'. in-,
TaLn! .\u. ,s|,. 7"
the Canadian  I'ni'iiic
see-
ll.iilwav
Dr. A. r>.  Hanna of Everett, Wash.,
tauie in on Tueedsv,  and left ne.tt day   WS   " ,
.,r  McGillivray Creek,   where he wil' j Company will mnke ,1 specially I ,w rat-
tp.nda fewd.ysr>fre.raitii>n. : of "'"K1" '■«  'or 'he round trip  Iron,,
——,—__—.  1 all stations west   of   Revelsioke.   The.
.t. Tl. Wilimoj. leiutued on Monday  local airent cau give particulars as to:
from Horsefly.   Ue reports everything   ___n _____ ynni,f.
looking we'll at tl « Ward min !• _  	
  Aosts,    Iialy,   July   20.—Six   monn-
If. S,  T'.ixat   reiurned  on   Monday | tnln climbers   while   climbing   Mount
fruui a hurried lii|  to A*hcr»ft. Oervlno, fell down  u  diep chaiui  and
•— all were killed.
J. N. J. Brown, ohampioB oarsman' 	
of tho inland waterc of British Ooliimbls j
arriMd in town on Wednesday morning ,
from Ollnton to meet hi. broth.r from
V.neous.r.
Addrc-.i
M.J. HEHRY, Vancouver
Will IK I.AbOK ONLY.
,!l!.t.
 tKli'.-l-l   N,,v.   l..ih,
I'l'.illt.S,   Oils    and    VarnisheS,      Vlotorla to1 Vancnnvar-Uallr .111,
', imuivki i„ VletotU   li„.ly ni 1 u,,. ■■- •■
Str)voe,.Enamelod Iron      !r,v*1"'""**•'•''•"-»«'* >-mi« '
uiul 'J'inwttre
J. \-.«.
I r,li .!•■
Miners Steel, ric-k--. SlioveU, «ic., IVU-. f «ble
Aiul ltQSs.1 Wuu Ksnein..
Clarke A €«., .1 the l'ioneer Drug Stole, '
bave lh. ktat stack of Flirting Tackle ever I
brongUt into Lillooet. Lovers *f the gentle ;
ail will find the best of everything, and can !
obtain full information as io local enndit- :
and requirements. Lillooet has nn j
,hr finest  climate   and   the licsl 1
to.
dnuhtedly.
Mineral Act, 1896.
[Form I''.]
Certificate oi Improvements.
NOTICE.
Alhambra, Night Uuwk. Metropotitun. I.nr-J
Bun lpr-4i'tiu*ii No. t unil l.urguu Fruriitui i
No.8 Mint*nil (Mfilitt» Mtunlein thu LIU*
tiuet Mining h\ vision »,t I.ill. v HiKtrltt. I
Where located ;  CadvriilUdor Cifcek.      |
Tttko notic'u tlmt (, a, s. Bracken, Pre* Min '
or'B certitlonto No. B [«167, A^out Eur Mil tun I
BAILEY
HOTEL.
J. MiicIVliUan, Proprietor.
LYTTON, - - B. <
Lea vi- Vi'-rorlii tor \f* VWHlji.in-t*";, l.»U.u»r,
I.itt-t Ulund, I'ltimi.*.!'." I'll ip* Tri-ftcJin it tit 1
.'liihty _.j 7 i-.ru. \.tsmvn Saw M*«4tCtnitttsire-r Uo-
Vivti.r'ii   Mil t    W».v   Porn   - Wi*d»u«U)   prul
MOKTUKHN ROLTK.
H;i'rtM.rtlii> Of tiri- POtllJiaUt will IfttrtVf hit
K.ii'I   Hi 1*4iitKttl   Ki'u   Iiii#ri'ie.fl_i»*   imltifn,   v't_
V'lOtUttlh  'nt HI''  '--'il r*U.-;l h.ililth Hi   IJ  ,1.1(1.
AlMKV K UOt-TK.
1     KtOAmritlpHOf f.'iiirt nUTUMiIt-f HrJtl UaVf   mrioi
} Wuiluuhdi.)' hit •VfHttf-ftfl Ati.l Mkagtvity ■.( S p.iu.
VAHf.XAV tfOt'KU KOCTK,
^uuiiU  pott*1,  ull   the Ijhh  _.[.-■: ainli ul  *m*U
iu.-' (,'apfl fL ntr.
ryei ihir* r.eht ol .'Liuiuiug
y htiiL* ftiluciut ;*utWii-Hii->y
\.t*A^ytTp
i m. cuifipmiv rt
I UiUt;i_ia iiihit" ux
0'.'Uufr(Uric4ghi Affeut
u :V tfAXVSK,
This w^ll  known  hotel   in
First-claBB in every respect.
Sample room   frei.
-. acaM_ca____a
BRIDGE RIVER
Wlln, and  fching region in B.itUh  ^l^^^ZTX!™**
 |Tt im.".,',.
 __________™________m_________________________Blt* ____! I
ctr.bia,   if not in  North America,   l'amous  HnJjy tatlxt. Mining Iteeorder tor a CertUicate
-.Mn-tsmen from England, United StaUs and j <>' lmprov»rnenii..»or tho pnrpmeof oblaiiilng
~ ■ , . a Crown Uram of tlie above uluiniM,
Eastern   Canada enme   here for  Grljjlies,      Anil further take uollce thai .miton, under
Die Horn, eic.    Experienced Guide., llorser, \ neotlon 87, must be commenced before the 1,'
fc f siuinc. of sni'li Certlftcate nl Imitrovementa.    I
and outfits ,nn lie obtained here. I    iJlVU.ti ti,t.. sixteenth diet ol July. 19111,
-\.s. wu  KETT.    I
JNO.WAVv'N
ULLOOET,   V.. 0.
loeMer,
Kepairs   naatly   exoeulcd.
nnd n-patrcu.
Hatdmu   made
j Inland Cigar Manufacturing Co.
OF B.C., LTD.
Our SpeelMltiotti
j INTERIOR
LA M0RENA
KAMLOOPS, B O.
Cariboo and Lillooet
I
Stage Lines.'
BRITISH COLUMBIA EXPRESS; ^^^^^^^
company iRrett    D f,nrh
ASHCROFT, B. C.       !»-»l^L,L      »\aiiv.ii,
rir-t-chs** itrcnmm*t4ttiiw Sr-t lit.
irnvfling jwlilir, Whon K-^ng -**
and from the mUfs m»Hc t}i* HffU
Ranch foi n E'opplnjj place. Thc
tivsi moat uml bed *w Unil and avety*
thtiig urra anil eldut. (Inly white
htilp cmiilny. *1. Ri'mt-rTnltrr tU6
plr.re when oil Oie trail, • * • »
Slaltle in  conuctrion, haj* nnH fewl.
U, UUUTT,     •     ■    -     I'la^-au-Lw.
Clinton anil  way  point.,  Monday,
'A'ediiHMlny ami l-'rnliiy.
All   ttoltitB   iu   (Jariboo,  Mon,lay'n.
.ml Friday,
Lillooet direrl, Monday nnd Friday,
I l-'i,i k. ,,i i.i.iiu und.i-. uuil way point.,
] Momlay.
I    Slate, ewui.ot with etOSMH C'liailtM.
' at twWl.i cruelc,
?,(«ci.il 0o/tt»jan oi F unltb..!.

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