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 IMA i
foi. 6, No.32
$1.00 a year.
policy Seems to He Much ou tlie Lines «*
Napoleon's Foraer.v of 1'eter
the tis-eut'n Will.
The passage    through the Dandan
lllcs    of   two  unurined  Russian toi-
Jicdo-bpat    destroyers is an incident.
|u>parently    insignilicant    in   itself,
lut,   viewed   in the light    of   Great
ttitain's traditional distrust of Rus-
Ii;,   and  under  the magnifying glasn
li Irresponsible alarmists,     it     ap-
ears to be almost a menace to   thi;
|..\l-tenco of the Empire.    I-as Majes-
i.v'k representative at Constantinople
(ins    protested to the l'oite, who is
.e guardian of the Black   Sea, and
[hough no answer has been returned,
Ivtiy possible explanation has been al-
loatly- anticipated    and  discounted.
I'i he action of the Russians was    an
>peri violation of the Treaty of Par-
lis.    England assumes her attitude of
l\ i Lucius   indignation,     and    Russia
fpiiotly pursues her policy.
Sallsbur.v's Canons ~1» ig.
When    England and  France under-
ftooA to uphold the   tottjting Turkisl.
__.ni,-ire,  und threw themselves   upon
[Hi.ssia in the Crimean War, the for-
Imer country, as Lord Salisbury has
Isi.ice said,  "put its money    on   the
[wrong horse."   However, the '"wrong
thorse"   was   fust   under    the    wi.e.
[When the war was about at an end,
[Lord Lyhdhurst vigorously declared
that "theie could  be no place with-
| out  lirst  destroying  Russia's   Black
'Sea   fleet,  and laying prostrate    the
[fo locations    which    protested   it."
The ivf.it o    the    great    docks     and
de.en.es of Sebastopol,  ck-igned    in
1880 hy  an English eng. nee.',   were
demolished, at/6 the Treaty of Paris
Whi h concluded the conflict expressly
provided that the lortrers should nou
be rebuilt and that tne  Black   Sea
s'.iotild be free from the warships of
eve y power.    Tho key to the Black
Se i is the Dardanelles, swkigi.g os-
te.it .tLiusly    at the .Sultan's guide.
Russia's eye has ever teen upon i'
lirst Violation oi Treaty*
Piince Gortchnl off, whose ambitioii
It was to be the Li/enaick of Rust i.i,
».\w his opportunity in 1870 when
prance and'Germany weie ut war.
Jle i.sucd a curt notification of the
|, V_ar s intention to abrogate that
iause of the Treaty of Paris which
forbade the rebuilding of Sebustopol.
Fiance wus in no position to object;
England could not but liie a formal
protist. Thus Sebastopol is stronger than ever l.ei'oie.
An A Honed Hi-each of faith.
By the treaty of Berlin in 1878,
which made peace between Kussia
and Turkey after their second eon-
l.ict, all the powers were rewarded
for their kindly forbearance. It was
B then that Britain got Cyprus, while
tl,o Dlaok Sea was inucle formally
what it already was geographically,
a Russian lake No restrictions were
removed, however, from the passage
of the Dardanelles. These straits
were to remain inviolate. Tba
C-»..*'b land frontier was extended t<>
i.'ini.racc Kars, a port of |Batoum. It
vvas stipulated that Batoum shou'd
remain Unfortified, but Russia soon
found occasion to disregard that provision. This violation formed the
text for other charges of bad faith;
but it. is said now that there was a
secret understanding among the pow-
is.'s at the time of tho tre'y that
Batoum might be protect r "
*»•« Canal Business.
The Suev. Canal, cut at such tremendous cost of money and life, is
proving a lucrative investment to its
present owners. The net tonnage
passing through the canal last year
increased 42 l,.r»7!l tons over 1001.
The transit receipts were over tv.en-
ty million dollars—the h ghest re-
c'tved since the opening of the canal: :i,70f vessels passed through the
r.iinal IfcsJ yeur, of which 2,1(55 (lew
tiie British flag.
THE PROSPECTOR ia the only paper published In thc Lillooet District, and is all home
Subscriptions: One Dollar a year in advance.
Advertising rates matte known on a|i|ilicatii>n.
Correspondence is invited on hII matters of
public or local interest.. All communications
must be aec.oinpHiiied by tbe name of iliu
writer, but not neeessarlly for publication.
Tlie B.C. Mining* Excl-unge for
February lias a cut of Lillooet
<m its first |«a-_*e. and in referring-
to oui* gold tlretlger Hays tlutt il
i _ tlie largest "old-mining dredge
in Canada.
Tlie Vitttt iriu. Colon int now re
ceives the war newts of tlie I .tuition Times so Mint it appears in
the two papers nt the same lime.
Such tin arrangement, ought; to
hooiu The Coloirst.
The annunl general meeting* of
t.he Anderson Lake Miuiiig&Milling (.oinpnu.v, was held iu town
on the I3th of February, aud officers were appointed as follows:
Directors: W.E. Ilrett, James
Brett, T.B. Brandon, J.Marsliall
and Paul Santini. At a subsequent meeting* the following:
T.B. _lr.111_.011~ ["'resident; hud
Kantini.Vicel'reMidenl and Treasurer; Samuel (iibbs, Secretary,
and Sihree Clarke, M.J)., Auditor
In the matter of the insolvent estate nl John
Miller,  lute of the town of Lillooet,  B.C.,
i i I-keeper nnd in the niattet of the Trustees
a d Executors Act and of the Creditors Trust
Deeds Act and Amending Acts
NOTICE is hereby given pursuant to die
said Acts that Matilda Williams as Executrix
nftht will of the said John Miller, deceased,
ins 1 led in the oliice of the Registrar of the
jiuniy Court of Cariboo holden at Lillooet,
>.C being the proper place on lhat behalf,
i di-cU ration that the said estate is insufficient
or ll • payment in full of the debts and lia-
.i'*tit' of tl.e said John Miller, deceased.
N tice is fu ther given that nil persons
llovli g claims again.t thc estate of die sai.l
lolin *~ iller. deceased, who have not already
filed .t nie with the particulars thereof
luly v lified together with the particulars of
he seci rity (if any) held by them are requir-
il lo s. ed snme to her on ur before the lirst
lay ot I. ay, A.D. 1904.
N ilict- is hereby further given that after snid
date sail Executrix will as Trustee under the
Creditor- Trust. Deeds and Amending Acts
proce■ d lodistributethe proceeds of the tra.-t
estate : n one the parties entitled thereto,
having retard only to the claims of which she
llu-n has 1 otic? and will not be liable for the
proceeds 1 f the trust estate so distributed lo
to any person of whose claim she
lias n»t I ad notice ut the time of such distribution.
Notice is hereby further given that a meeting of tb creditors of the said estate will be
held at lhc office of Samuel Gibbs l'.si|., Lillooet, li.C., on Monday the 7th day of March
A 1). 1904, nl three o'clock in the afternoon,
Date I tl is 261I1 dayof h'ebruaiy, 1904.
Kailway Avenue,  Ashcroft.
ii      L0C ALf NEWS
AXAiAiiiAiimm^^Ai t
J. Williams left town this wee!.
I'or his ranch iu Carihoo.
i r. rtfl 1
•t VI ns
(Jeo. Dohertyt. on a, business
trip to Bridge ill ver.
W; Aliei'croniljiie is at Pavilion
to purchase beyf for the needs of
the town.
A sleighing parly from town
had an ei jovable lime at Hoeys
I'acliekpin ranch ves'-erduy. |
R.H. Brelt, who has been some-;
what, seriously ill for some t iti.e,
is now slowly recovering. I
The "At Home'* given hy Mrs J
Shepherd wasquTt(~'a>tut'(-e.ss-.-r- A
third giithering of a simihtr kind
will lie announced as soon as a
suitable home is offered.
" Mr. J. W. Kleninie, of lown,
came iu to town on Hie I.yl Ion
stage last Tuesday. Mr. Klein ine
is interested in the gold tl ledger
Mr. .1, W Toole, Manager of the
Kamloops dredge, came lo Lillooet last Tuesday to oversee the
initial work of the new Lillooet
goltl Dredger.
Tlie B.C. Gazette contains the
following information relating to
tbe License Commissioners for
West Lillooet. They nre ns follows: John Marshall, of Lillooet.;
W.DiiiIimii. of Lillooet; Robt. I).
Ciiniinino-, of Pavilion.
1  .-!••   Shl>    0"t N
I 11 1 o
[Tore's    a    good  etor.v told  u not
[ ;:iiy     Colebrooi e,     thi
Englishwoman    ,vho      vis*   uu
1.. y     In.-t     winter.     i.u.O"        o-i.
b.oo.e  is 01  the  well known     . '... ■ l
family.    Lord Cok-broo.es ante t-ra
en.' eqlually aristocruti , and ihe ■ ftle-
btooi-e crest is a r.ampaji i
cloves      over    the    hetid  ari.-   <i
couchant above all.     it, is . n 1  <_   u
u.e    aiiair.      VUvn l.atlv  I i. ■       0 .
was dining out wilh one of the Oi
ent    hostesses   of    Lon«- Island    _hc
glanced casually  at  the dinner    service,   every   bit  of   which  was     6uh
embossed with a. crest.    She vvas u
customed to herald c china and   C.n
not at once inspect the design mi ■-
utely.    Later in the evenine:.  to   he:'
great surprise, she became avvero that
the Colebiooke cri#t vvas ui on a'i of
her hostesses' dinner servi e.   "-A-have
did you get this crest-?" she exclair. -
el   impulsively.    The hostess  replic'
unconcernedly:        'Isn't    it a piet-. v
one? _ I picked-Mt otit     \rt._n  we    1 r-
ni hed this hottse.    Tt was the prettiest I could lind, and those dear'I'tflo
doves, 1 think,  are so full of si_;ni. c-
auce.'*     Lady    Colebrooke murmured
fadly, "So full of significance."
Cost at I nm.on ^ ninU_*.
It takes seven million tons of a'r
a day to carry away the 1 ond-'l'
smoke, compared wiih one mil oi
tons of water to carry away the s.w^
ugL>. This poisoned atmosphere has
already proved fatal to many of the
line old trees for which tho ne.gli-
borhood of London, vv?p once famous,
and the destruction of the Kevv arboretum "is only a quest .on of
time." Moreover, u bud fog may
cost $25,000 a day for l.ght ng
alone, and Mr. J. C. Havvkshaw, _.n
authority on the subiect, thinks that
?25,000,000 a year is not an c.coa
•ive estimat< for the total expi nse
of smoke pollution  'o London
Last, Thursday evening Commissioner Hahcock gave his lecture
on "Fish Cull ure" to a. h rge audience iu the Vancouver''('ity Hall!
nnd other plncesin the Province,
are awaiting their turn   to heii,r|
the hid,ure which isillnstrated hy
over 150 views.
The business nieu of Madison,
III., have formed a. league against
rhe outposts of Russian and
Japanese forces are drawing tc-
ether iu Korea.
The Russian government gives
report of Japanese defeat at the
Port Arthur engagement on the
25th, while Japan claims to have
captured more Russian vessels.
Solicitor for the said Executrix,
m-ler mul kimmI reputiilloii in oirh  slide (oue I
in tliis county required) to  represent an<l nil.]
vertlse old-e'SUiblUlied wealthv liusiness house |
of solid llniineinl Hlnilding.   Siihirv fJ I,tin week-1
ly  with expenses   additional, nil   puynble  in
liish dltenl each Wednesilay fiom head oftleos .
Horse and Carriage furniHlied when necessary.
References. Knclose Belf-artdedress envelope.
Colonial    XY2, liearburn St. Chicago. I
I.artl  . un   * ut.il'i I < iU«»t-«
] ord Dundonald, who commands
the Canadian militia, is the proud
possessor of a grandfather, who,
though long dead, may yet prove the
salvation of the British Empire ill
time of need. Somewhere at Whitehall there exists a s.cret of which
tho nation would probably want to
hear more were Britain ever threatened with invasion. It. is the "secret war plan" of Admiral Cochrane,
tenth Eat 1 of Dundonald, grandfather of the gallant soldier who
bears the title to-day. It was declared to ho an invention capable ol
destroying any Toot or fortress in
the world. When ti:st he ma_e his
announcement, it vvas referred to a
secret committee consisting of the
Duke of York. Lord Keith, Lord Ex-
mouth, and the two Congreav.fi who
pronounced it "infallible, Irresistible,
but inhuman.*' It vvas on the latter
ground alone that the scheme was
not adopted. When the Inventor entered the service of Chili, the 1' ince
Regent extracted from him a _o emit
pledge that he would never b-;i'a.> h,s
knowledge to any other power. Ke
kept his promise, and though the
plans were reconsidered, and tho'r
adoption advocated when the Crliro-
an War broke out. the matter wus=
allowed to He in abeyance.
Uuex|>loie.l 1 Hii ..Ik.
You nccl not go to Af iea to fn
unexplored territory, Theie is a I 1
of it. on tliii. contient An nt- .->,
of the Canadian geological survey recently d scovered a new 1 i. _ 1-, ,.t
miles long, em] tying into ilud.-ot
Hay. He dis overal s>\p nl pj>\>
Jakes also. Enough unmapped t r
11 a -y remains to make its i.\, I ru
lion worth while for thos.- ambit Lit.
seekers after new things who do n.-
want to hazard a trip to the not u
An Omimtua t orit.Htm.   of   Aff».r* - - ntl«
lmluatr.nl-.r_uM:t.:;iiu—.  *» *  til    t
Ali !•;  .1 ts    ..t* '..u**Klio   .
The Australian Commonwealth
finds itself eon. onted by a new
problem, says the * ,\ei;..-,v com-f'.oh-
d*nt of 'i lie London lobe. 1 n er
the dictation 01 ti.e i-.ai.or i~d> he
tederal t,o'.i'in,..uk has adopted a
policy intencn n lo disCour,.-.gc iiiuni-
gration 01 e * descrtptioa, white
as well as cob rod, into the Federated States, md ai h ■ same time it
has to deal._\ ith a ra].itiy dotlti'ing
birth rale      whi. no-     speedily
remedied,  will result in 11 lagelv . e-
civased   po  tl'a ioa. .•cetit.ly     pub
lished s'atil i'! how that lhe lowest
AusUuiian..'i.-oth rate is only three
per. ono tl:* i s: nd above that of
France. A few. \eurs ago it was con-
si dern bly J,iii;.ie! 0 t Che real decline
is sliovvn by thi total number of
births in vVed o••!. opinpared wi^h the
number of v.-ti'.;cn of child-', eis 0;
age. \Vit>e'(.ti*. going- into stati tieal
details if* ihyHe oientionctl that In
New South . ales, betv.oin iSi^fi and
190 i, tn.:- number of married wemen
increasod by f>8,210, while the number of -!i'c!:.i. born in 1101 was almost tbe same as in 1887. Ta'irir
the whole Common wealth and New
Zealand there are annually twentv
thousand fewer births than thee
would have bee;, bed tie I i th rates
of ten years ago been main'aiwd
This shows a decline of two hundred
thousand in the natural increase of
Australian population during the decade.
It has also been ascertained that
the average marriage aire of Australasian women is steadily advahe'nu.
In 1881 it was twenty-two an-1 a
half years; in I5'01 it was twenty-
four years. This is regaided as r.n
indication of a tendency to occct't
with reluctance the responsibilities of
the r.inr iage state; that the At s ra-
lasian de lining birth rate is due less
to physical incapacity than to individual unwillingness. The Few ."ou:h
Wales Covcrnment statistician, In
connection with these very facts, remarks: "There have been very striking changes in the (birth) rates ror
the periods mentioned, ord a petslf-1-
ent and astonishing decline a" on;-
women of every class. It would se-..':.i
that un increasingly large iiumbe ol
women male up their minds not to
have children, or to delay chi'd-bear-
ing as long as possible. After ca-h
successive confinement, an IncreaJriiit!
proportion, of women, still of child-
bearing age, cease to Ri>e birth lo
any more children, and tbe extraordinary condition of things ba' now
come to pass that tlio fu tility ol
women v\lto have had two children
is less than that of women wbo. ill
1.801, had nine children." Thorn Is
no necessity for going Into tV«"'s.
the broad fads aro sufficient: int
there is one point whiih has hoto <•
overlooked l.y all concerned In "ho
enquiry, and lhat is that 1he ile.li: e
iu the Australasian birth rat* prnc-
tically comiuenced with the d;vc<a 1-
agemcni of ovor-sea int^tiarra'-hn.
which \\a.- a njean.s of svst'.mn'iCftllv
infusing if iff h blood into  Australasia.
the increasing ivltt-tanee of A.rs-
tralasipn women to accept the •--
sponsiliiliiii's of nialenvtv is t.-r>->-
able in Ni'Viral euases. cni of 'hit
pincii'ul i»-ing the Increasing lo e nf
pleasure. The numerous bolide-s :n-l
lOJK'iied boars of labor have vtr. i-:- h-
ened the | opular taste for ian .*....•■
lUnurnment and weakened the .■•!'■•■«
\n favor of household en.'oye vtit..
Then Ihe warm, sunny die ate hoi 4
KOinewhet .re voting efrd on ibe
youtig-r pr»>ni1aH«n. whi'h seer-*: |.»
pass flic gl'en'-t' pa't of iis <•• i t■■> «•
in ihe open air. -Ml 'bis e's's:s n
loosenii ;.: the ties of - deim* ''" ' I'.
riwi'p Is loo inttrh liplitlftyn > I li*!* n -'I
too !i,t!^ Industrial oocupatlott. «»«*••• THE  PROSPECT*)
■| .. KKBRUARY  27, 1904.
* A Tillyloss Scandal
Author of "The Little Minister,"  "Auld Licht Idylls," "A
' Window in Thrums," Etc., Etc.
' A j-,' I cries, 'but   I'll   produce my
" 'The waur for you,' says lie, 'for if
ye try to overthrow the law we'll bury
ye again, though ib should be at the
public expense.'
"Lads, that made me uneasy, and all
I could think to do was just to fling out
jny foot at the  bantam.
" 'Ye daur look ine in the face, Davit
Whamand,' I says, 'and pretend as I'm
no mysel'?'
" 'I daur do so,' he says; 'and not
only are ye no yersel', but I would never
.have recognized ye for sueh.'
" 'So, so,' I remarks; 'and ye refu e
to deliver up my coat?'
" 'Yes,' he says, 'and what's more I
never had your coat.'
"Lads, that was his cautiousness in
case twa lines of defense was needed before the bailie; but I said no more to
liim, for now the hoiife began to All with
folk wanting to make sure of me, and I
was keen to convince them I was in the
flesh before Davit prejudiced thetn. Ay,
llfghie, you was one of them as convoyed
me to Hender Haggart's."
"I was, Tammas, and when ye shut
the door on nie a mask of folk came
round me to hear how ye had broke
"I daursay that, but their curiosity
didna interest me now Ye mind when
we got tn Hender's house it was black
and dark, him pretending to be away to
his bed? Ay, bul the smell of roasting
potateos belied that. As we ken now,
Hender had been warned that I was at
Davit's demanding back the coat, and
he suspected I would come next to him
for the waistcoat and the hat.''
"Ay, but he had to let ye in."
"Ou, I would have broken in the door
rather than have been   beat,   and  in the
tail of the   day  Hender   takes   the snib
off 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, but when Hender 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
" 'Nanny,' I says to the wife, 'it's ma
back again, and ye'll oblige by handing
ower my waistcoat and my hat.'
"I've forgotten to tell ye that when
I walked in, Nanny was standing on a
stool with a poker in her hand, the
which she was using to shove something
on the top of the press out of sicht. She
jumped down hurriedly, but looking
bold, and says she, 'These mice is very
"Weel, I had a presentiment, and I
says, 'Give me the poker, Nanny, and I'll
get at the mice!' Says she, 'Na, na;' and
she lifts away the stool.
"All this time Hender had been looking very melancholy, but despite that, he
was glad to see me back,and he says in a
sentimental way, 'You're a stranger,
Tammas,' says he.      '
" 'I am, Hender,' says I, 'and I want
my waistcoat, also my hat.'
"Hender gave a confused look to the
wife, and says she, 'The waistcoat has
been sold for rags, aud I gave the hat to
" 'Hender Haggart,' says I, 'is this
"Hender sort of winked, mer.-iing that
we could talk the thing ower when Nanny wasna there, but I couldna wait.
" 'I think. Nanny,' says I, pointedly,
"as I'll take a look at these mice of
" 'Ye'll do no sieh things,' says she.
" 'I'm thinking,' says I, 'as I'll find a
black waistcoat on the top of that press,
and likewise a Sabbath Imt
"Hender couldna help giving me an
admiring look for my quickness, but
Nanny put her back to the press, and
says she, 'Hender, am 1 to lie insulted
before your face?'
"Hender was perplexed, but he says to
me, 'Ye hear what Nanny says,Tammas?'
" 'Ay,' I says, 'I hear her.'
" 'He hears ye, Nanny,' says Hender.
" 'But I want my lawful possessions,'
I cries.
"Hender hesitated again, but Nanny
repeats, 'Hender, am I to be Insulted lie-
fore your face?'
" 'Dinna insult hor before my face,'
Hender whispers to me.
" 'I offer no insult,' I says, loud out,
•but I've come for my waistcoat and my
hat, and I dinna budge till I get them.'
" ' Ye've a weary time before ye, then,'
says Nanny.
" 'I wonder ye wouldna be ashamed to
keep a man frae his  belongings,' I said.
" 'Tell him they're yours, Hender,'
she cries.
" 'Ye see, Tanimai,' says Hender, 'she
says they're min..'
" 'Ay,' I says, 'but ye canna j.retend
they're yours yersol', Hender?'
" 'Most certainly ye can, Hender,'
says Nanny.
" 'Ye see that, Tammns,' suys Hender,
" 'And how do ye mnke out as they
.re You-??' I anks him.
" 'Tell him,' cries   Nanny,
them for helping in his burial
'as ye got
that's how
'Tammas,' sirs Hender,
I got them.'
" 'Maybe,' I says, 'but did I give ye
" 'Say he was n corp,' Nanny cries.
" 'Meaning no disrespect, Tammas,'
says Hender, 'ye was a corp.'
" 'How could I have been a corp,' 1
argues, 'when here I ant speaking to ye?'
" Hender turned to Nanny for the answer to this, but she showed him hei
back,so he just sail in a weak way, 'We'll
leave the minister to settle that.'
' Hender, ye gowk,' I says, ye ken
I'm living; and if I'm living I'm no
"Lads, I regretted I hadnaput it plain
like that to Davit Whamand. However,
Hender hndna the clear-headedness
necessary to follow out sieh reasoning,
and he replies,
" 'No doubt,' he _:ays, 'ye are living
in a sense, but no in another sense.'
" 'I wasna the corp,' I cried.
" 'Weel, weel, Tammas,' says he, ln a
fell dignified voice, 'we needna quarrel
on a matter of opinion.'
"I was just beginning to say as it was
more likely to be the waistcoat we would
fall out about, when in walks Chirsty in
the most flurried way.
" 'Tammas Haggart,' she pants, 'coir.a
hame this instant; the minister's waiting for ye.'
"Which minister?" I asks.
" 'None other,' she says, looking
proudly at Nancy, 'than the Auld Licht
"Lads, I shook in my boots at . _,
and I says, 'I wiuna come till I've i
my hat and   my waistcoat.'
" 'What,' scre.;ms Chirsty, 'ye to
keep   the   minister   waiting!1     . .       tit'
shoved me clean out of the hous'/
What the minister said   to   __., !«
not known, for Tammas never   ...
tho conversation.   Those  who   ran
>n  the   w,__cr*   .   . mi
looked very t* .1 to
the mansB, .-. _ a.r
husband true...   •    * ie ie
svening. The 1110 t we c, .~o. u of
l'amm.is on the sui j;- v.a1 :. t 1 ouffh
ae hud mec i....ny ie. .via ■ 1 ; n his
wanderings, 1. v w i-•■ a h r.* of -lu'ep
2onip.tred to lb    minis 1 e h..e. some
times to be tii. 1 ed out •: : \ ■ reverie into
which thoug-i. of Cie luiaiirjr plunged
"So it w*.s next d;;y he dandered up
to the grave?'' we would Ray craftily,
though well aware that he did not loavs
the house till -..ontiay.
"Xa, na, not on the Sabbath day.
When I wakened iu the morning I admit
I was terribly anxious to see the grave,
as was natural, but thocht of the minister cowed me. I would have ventured as
far as the gr.ive if 1 had been able to
persuade mysel' I wasna going for pleasure, but pleasure it was, lads. Ay, then
was no denying that.'
"Chirsty was at the kirk?
"She was so, and in her widow's
crapes. I Watched her frae the window.
Ay, its no everybody as has watched his
own widow."
"Na, and it had been an impressive
spectacle. How would ye say she looked,
"She looked proud, Robbie."
"She would; but what would ye say
she was proud of?"
"Ah, Robbie, there you beat me. But
I can tell ye what she was proud of on
the Monday."
"Before porridge-time no less than
seven women, namely, three frae Tillyloss, twa frae the Tenements, and twa
frae the Roods, chaps at the door and
invites her to a dish ot tea. That's what
she was proud or, add I would like to
hear of ony other woman in this town,
single or married nr a, widow, as has had
seven invitations to her tea in one day."
"The thing's unparalleled; but of
course it was to hear about you that they
speired her?"
"Oh, of course, and also to get out of
her what the minister said to me. Ay,
but can ony of ye tell me what's the
memorablist thing about these invitations?"
"I dinna say 1 can, but It's something
aliout the grave."
"It's this, Snecky, that lie-ore Chirsty
had made up her mind whether to risk
seven teas in one day, 1 had become a
humorist for life."
"Man, man, oh, losh!"
"Ay, and it's perfectly appnlling to
consider as she was ho excited about her
invitations that when I. came down fare
the cemetery she never looked me in tho
face, and 1 had to say to her, 'Chirsty
Todd, do ye no see ns something has
come ower me?' At that she says, '1
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 she replies, ' Pick up
that dish-clout.' "
"Keep us all! But oh, man, a woman's
mind does na easily rise to the sublime."
Battle of That Mama Fought 500 Years
A_e Celebrated on July 21, 1003-
Contributor to Historic Feativltlea ln
Shakespeare—Swift and Fiery March
of Hotspur—Lenoni of Shrewsbury.
Shrewsbury, in common with most of
tbe heroines in modern comedy, has
a past. But what is not, 'tis to l>u
feared, alwuys the case with the ladies mentioned, it is not a past to be
nshamed of. It is a page, almost, indeed, a volume of pages, in English
history, and Shrewsbury did not
mean that Englishmen at home, or
the world abroad, should remain forgetful of this. It does not happen
that the picturesque town on the
Welsh border has any very famous
local name upon her annals which
could be commemorated. But she had
something jnore considerable; she had
a great and teiriblo battle to remember which turned aside the whole
current of the kingdom's story and
formed the beginning of a fresh chapter in the chronicles of the throne.
Five hundred years ago, upon the.
verdant plain which, three miles
north of the ancient town, is bathed
by the Silver Severn, was fought
that desperate conllict, wherein Hotspur fell, with more than 2,000 ol
the best-bred gentlemen in the realm,
the issue of thc day being to confirm
the Crown to the Duke of .Lancaster
as Henry IV. Last Tuesday, Julv
21, was the actual day to be celebrated, that being the date of the
famous battle of Shrewsbury. 1 he
army of King Henry IV . trot that of
young Percy in Shrewsbury's i c. ri
meadows, when, out of a fo ce not
exceeding 12,000,on either side, tho.o
riva's left nearly a third of the
total number dead in the rlo er and
the corn, or liiruiilig, woumL-d. iroinj
the dreadful content into the market
place. All these tlvntrs liare been
called into    life ugi. n ! u    little
border town.
Shrewsbury,    howe\e .1  already
a magnificent contribi o. » he historic festivities in Shakespeare, and
with much good seme she made a
Shakespearean wee', out of the show.
Appropriate st uctures had been
raised; Mr. reason's companv had
been engaged, arid the program promised every day, besides lectures,
sermons, discourses, and excursions
pertaining to the e.ents to be revived, included one or more plavs of the
immortal dramatist. These, of
course, comprised "Henry IV.,"
"Hichard IT." and "Henry V.," from
the historical plays; nor could anv
better way be found for bringing back
to all minds that blood-stained and
tumultuous epoch. Most ol us, if
truth were told, get our English history from the Baid of Avon; and
even those who go deeper into records never really shake off Vie profound impressions left b.v his majestic genius. Wherever and whenever
we study thoso plays—and most of
all if studied or s en on the stago
within eyesight of the battlefield—it
is as if we lived in those fierce times.
Head "Henry TV.," and you want no
grander guide—nay, vou will hardlv
accept any other guide. The pages
of any prose history seem dull and
barren in contrast with the superb
power and piercing insight of Shakespeare. We see, as if they lived, the
armies draw nigh to Shrewsbury.
Hotspur marching swift and fiery,
hoping to meet Owen Glendower's
levies hastening from Snowdon and
Plynllmmon; while Henry of Lancaster, with his equal force of 12,001)
men, presses on from Coventry to interrupt the junction,  if that may be.
At noon the armies coine together
in that fair spot beyond the town
which still bears the name of battlefield. From noon till evening they
fight with such ferocity that long before sunset 6,000 or 7,000 are killed
or wounded. And this slaughter, |>,.
it remembered, was all wrought with
sword and spear on one side, und
with bows and arrows upon the other. King Henry IV. owned, indeed,
a big gun, with which, afterward, he
terribly frightened the Scotchmen at
Berwick, and Falstaff in the plav
talks about having his fat body (Hied up with lead. But the carnage at
Shrewsbury was mainly done by tlio
deadly cloth-yard shaft, which hus
perhaps been too lightlv abandoneJ
as a weapon of war. Prince llarrv
himself, for whom this Held was the
first of his warlike experiences received a wound in the face from uu
arrow, and Hotspur was slain by «n
arrow which pierced his eye. When
that, dauntless leader broke by an
early charge the ranks of the King's
army, the Royalists closed up be
hind him, and then for two sanguinary hours "by Shrewsbury clock"'
showered their steel-pointed shafts
into the clubbed and huddled rebels.
There must be plenty „f those fatal
weapons, winged "with the gray
goose feather." 6ven now lying uiul.r
the grass and the market gardens by
the Side .Of   the Severn.
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For nearly 150 .veins the old Dath
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mysteries which only tin- uiistoeiuitlc
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forbidding in the words, |p;iinii(l on
Iho Piccat'illy .u!e of Lhe house,
' 1 ii i h Hot,'!—for .'uniilhs and (l*'iit->
leuOn," and mi lions of people must
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Hut now, being doomed to destruction, the eld place has been subjected dally to inspection by brokers,
and tho auctioneer has sold its contents. And the famous Hath Hotel
stands revealed as a wretched jumble
of passages and rooms, devoid of attraction, and (it only (or tho housebreaker. Its floors havo reached the
"• witchback" stago, There are un-
SuSpected Utile steps, some lip and
sone down, into many of the rooms.
The old portable baths iu a Piccadilly Hot: 1!--emphasize the change
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All over tho West-end llm "hotel de
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]Vir. Charles Mair, the author of
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at Winnipeg, has been promoted to
Lethbridge, and leaves shortly for
that land of Mormons, coal mines
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make their poets ambassadors, while
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and utilize their fine frenzy in describing to an intending settler the
Quality of the soil on Sec'. i,">.
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The Governor-General, in addressing the children in tho park on Empire Hay, said: "With all the self-
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courteous manners of the old country. There was sometimes a tendency to demonstrate self-reliance b.v
a want of respect to fellow-men and
to those jn authority."
Mr. "William Scott, Principal of the
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luncheon given by the directors of the
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Dav," contrasted the kind and courteous ways of the boys and girls of
Quebec with the rudeness, or at least
bluntness. of those in Ontario. lie
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ri nliiicnt of i he differ, nt pliant 8 of nil-
wriisintr, will lie.etu lo iiuy Hililie-fi In
lOuniidH or the TuiiPil Htii'ea for One
Dollar. Sentl ten tenls I- r a Pflinple
M|iv.    It vvill le ..oilli a rtollar  In you.
Si. Catlierigcs, Qui.
irlor uiul muni H'puiiilioii in em ll slitlo (iluo
In (his rom)ly rec|ulivl) to n'pri-i'in nml ul-
verii.e nlrt uin.iblli.lic~ wmililiy IjiimIupmi holmo
of aoliil ilniini'iiil stHiiOlitg. Buliii'v|ai,niHyeok-
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•ash rtil'OCl uiu'li Wcilnodiliiy front lluiul ultll'Oii
Horse nml Pflrrlage fiiriiigltoil « heil nPeenitry.
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i ol nial   882, Doaiburn St. Ch I un go.
Head Office - - Ashcroft, B.C.
OJiiitoiitfe Way Points: Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday
All points in CaFiboo:      -   -   "Mondays,
150 Mile House : Mondays Si, Fridays [semi-weekly service J
Lillooet:  Monday and Friday.
4i  Special conveyances furnished.    Send  for  folders   ")|l
Tlie new stage line leaves Lytton every Monday an|
Friday  for Lillooet, returning next Any.      Special trij
made.    Write ns for information.
L'eter l.el>agliati Si Co., Lytton   li.C.
Blacksmith Supplies
Wc carry the largest and best stock in B.C.J
including; Bar Iron, Cast Steel, Spring Sleel, Tire Steel,
PENDER    ■■
HORSE RAS'-'S,   ETC.,   ETC.. i]
Sole A^iiits for VAl.tiNTINK'S   High (iriule CM: KIACK VAKN1SII.
McLennan, McFeely & Co. Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail Merchants
122 Cordova Street, Vancouver, B C.
McCOSH is your nearest TAILOR
Don't Forget the Address.
THOMAS McCOSH. Mui'l'llillll Tiijllir, Aslici.,11, II. (I
pi:llew-hakvi:v, bk^anucilman" "~
Vancouver, B.C..
l.Csta,i)lii~lit5<}, 1890.
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innile of cliecKiny   smeller  pulps.    Samples   from   llie   Interior  liy   Mail  or   Kxpr
promptly nlli mleil ii*.    Correspondence   solicited.
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