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Vol. 3, No. 20.
$2.00 a year.
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Miners Supplies.~—^^-
ZiXXJ_JOOJ_'X'', T3.rC.
Branch Store at Bridge Kiver where a
full stock of General Merchandise and Min
ers Outfits are on hand.
J. Dunlop, General Merchant, Lillooet, B.O
'am Santini,
Cnrrics a full stock of all kinds of Gtocericp, Dry   Goods,   Boots   and   Shoes,
Hardware, etc.
SVeleorno to you, boys in red,
Welcome, no bio lads, who tiled
On that far <'fT Afi lo nhore,
Welcome t«> your homes Again,
From lite battle, third nnd pain:
Welcome gallant hearts out e mure,
Yon have fought for lib rty;
s'1'1 nggled I bs: on Empire free,
.   give fn edom 10 its own.
Generations Kfter jrou,
':-■■ 1 Ii the > ! the white, the blue,
They shall reap what jrou have shown.
For the ml ■ Ing ones w ho rent,
Ai le rp on A ;■;.-.:' i broad broust.
We have naught but tears to giro.
They have fought and they havud ed,
And their blood (lowed like the tide,
i      ng forth that we might live,
W< :■■ tine gull nut hearts and true.
We are more than proud of you,
Vou have made an Empire strong;
For the blood stalne i steps you trod,
For your country and your God,
Saved the right nnd crushed the wrong.
J. Uollister Wilson.
Lillooet, ):. c
FRED. H.  NELSON, Proprietor.
Bamj le  H .oms   for   f'omn.ercii)   'I rttrellera.
Uv. j v Btnble in ' 'onneei un. Hus 11 - eta
stt-fiuiliom for pi psti to • !'■! from
Aii.lriMi'i   UI p and Wvidgti
lifVU'I    1 OlUtH.
iotel Victoria,
This hotel being ne-v anil tho-ntwh.ly fiiis'im! throngln it is tho only first
class hole! in l.ilinoet. Peru inn ealling al L'llonet will receive every attention bj
•tupping al :liu Hotel Victoria. Good stabling in connection wiih tlie liuiel. Headquarters for ihe Lillooet-Lytton stage.
o e a c c e   charges moubkate,   q e c e e e
I).  HURLEY,        - - - Proprietor.
1 iU.OOKT, D.O.
The liar is supplied with the best Wines, Liquors ant! Cigars.  ■ j
Stage leaves Lytton every Tin sday aud Saturda}' morning for Lillooot, returning next day.    Special trips made.
If yon contemplate atrip into Lillooet district, write us for information.
CAMEROFJ _ HURLEY     -:-    Lytton and Lillooet, B I.
The election in Yale-Cariboo will he
helilon Thursday, December6th. The
Nominations were held on the 19th. The
eandidales nre \V. IL Gulliher, Liberal,
.1. McKane conservative uud 0. Foley
Uhor. Mr. Macneill the conservative
andidatu lirst announced retired owing
'o press of private business. We think
it was an admirable idea, and if the
others had laken the hint and let Mr.
ualliher go in by acclamation it would
have been belter for them. While not
agreeing with the liberals altogether.
The 1'hospkctoii is of theopinion that
Mr. Gailiher is Ihe man to represent
We-Oariboo. The Liberals are in
power and it will he far better to have a
■ npporter ot lhe government represeut-
ii;.' the   constituency, thnn   having   an
ppOHtion member, even if he could be
•leeted. Under the eircninslances we
think it would lid advisable f.>r West
Miooet to Help pile up Mr. Gailiher's
uaj 'i ity.
In th's issue we publish a letter received by Mr. Mm Hamilton, fiom the
Paris Exhibition. It will be seen the
exhibit fund bed forme 1 an important
part of the Canadian exhibit and
also received a diploma. Tne gold dusi
and nuggets furnished, wero secured on
the North Fork of [fridge river an 1 was
Ihe usual obtuined. The Bridge river
di-taict ia rich in minerals ami ii is too
nad tli-it some of the rich freo milling
<li;ar:z could not have heen obtained lo
lie on exhibition at Paris. The Prospector hopes that none of the outside
pipers, that if they happen to make
mention of the fact that Bridge Kiver
.■oil received recognition ut I'aris, will
give some oilier district credit for it.
Vacant houses in Lillooet are in groat
ieniainl, and ii there were a dozen
houses for rent today all would be quickly laken up by parties wishing houses.
If some enterprising man would lake
hold and build il dozen small
eot'ages, he would receive good
interest on his money ami not onh
help the town hut would be n benelnctor.
The future of the town is assured and
we do not think another pla?e in the
interior bas the ch a licet) for becoming as
■olid a town as has Liliooct. Men having money and who are interested in
the district should not hesitate in putting in capital, where they will gut good
Everyone concerned in the Good roads
movement should take up this matter
of local organisation heartily at once.
Any person can become a member of the
British ^Columbia Good Roads Association upon ppplication to the secretary,
Mr. Iv. T. W. 1'eirs of Kamloops;, without lee of any kind.
No better time for holding a. general j
meeting could well be fixed than during
the session of the farmers' Central Institute, coming ae itdoes within a few
weeks al most of the session of the Provincial Legislature,
Il is to he booed the matter will le
taken up vis-'orouglv all over I ho province. Certainly the discussion of the
road requirements of this p'ovinccat a
representative gathering of those concerned just before Ihe meeting of the
Legislature connot .fail to be productive
of good.
The Good Roads movement is a popular one; it has the endorsement of all
classes of the co mm mil}-, and it is bound
to effect inanyjueedlcss reforms. All that
is required is all interested to enter
heartily into tiie movement, each in his
own locality doing his utmost to spread
the gospel of "Good Boads."
In accordance with the decision arrived at by the Executive of the Provincial (Joed Roads Association at the time
of the holding of the gooil roads Convention in Kamloops last September, a
general meeting of the association will
be held in Victoria during tlie annual
session of the Farmers' Central Institute
which has been set for the 17th of He-
cember next. Steps have already been
made lo organize tbe whole province
through the several Vice-Presidents, so
that there may be a thoroughly representative gathering at lliis meeting of the
British Columbia (lord Roads Association. Mr. F. J. Deane, the President of
the Association, has caused to be c.ircnl-
aled a letter to all Vice Presidents urg-
ing upon them the necessity of at once
hiking- up the matter of organizotion,
with a view of Beeing the right kind of a
gathering at Victoria next mouth.
The followir.g letter received by Mi. P.
[JamiUot. speaks foe fcsdf. It is gratifying t«
know thnt the rich district of Lillooet had representation at the I'aris exhibition, and n»
doubt if more minerals had bean sent, it would
have helped the Canadian collection.
PARIS, ist September, 1900.
Dear Sir.- -I have much pleasure, by order
of the Canadian commission,  to advise you
Now York Syndicate,   Who [ that the  International Jury at the Paris Ex-
■ hil ition has awarded the Dominion of Canada
I n       collective  exhibit if mineral, of which
\   11 exhibit of gold dust formed an important
p.irt, a Grand Prix Diploma, and you will be
enlited to receive a copy of the award.    I beg
to remain yours truly, Aug. Dupuis,
Mr. D. ITarriimn,
Bridge Kiver, Lillooet, B. C.
Talcen  up rn
Will   Take In a Stamp Mill Hit* Winter.
Work to  Commence  VJiortly.-—Important
Leti-wn to Pre-omplors.
C. M. Glenn and [•'. O. Ri hatdson left for
Vancouver lasl Saturday and will probably go
on to ( aUfurnia fur a few Weeks. They have
aboul completed the deal fi-r the Alhambra
group i>( claims on Cadwallader, to a New
York syndicate, the two first payments having
been made of $1,000 and $9,000. The price
for the property was $30,000, Mr. Milton
Rathburn of New York, and associates were
lhe purchasers, and is the intention to take in
a stamp mill for tiie property this winter.
The Alhambra group consists of two claims
the Alhambra and Nighthawk, and with the
work dime Messrs. Glenn and Richardson
has shown it up la he n good property. Mr.
Rathburn visited this section during the summer and was well pleased with the showing
of the district and as a result secured a bond
on the Alhambra, with tlie result that a good
payment lias been made its owners. With
the Hend'Or working away, the Lome-Wood-
chuck and Alhambra in active operations, the
prospects for Lty: coming seas in are good,
and no doubt other properties will be
taken  hold  and   made   paying minus.
R, L. Edwards of Chicago, arrived by
special stage from Lytton, Thursday evening.
He is connected with Mr- Rosenberger in mining properties and both left this morning fur
McGillivray creek to inspect the Anderson
Lake Co's property, on which Mr. Rosen-j
berger has an option,
I'olitl.a]  neetinjf.
A public meeting in the interests of Mr. W.
A. Gailiher, the Liberal candidate for the riding of Yale-Cariboo At tbe approaching elec-
tions, will be held in Santini's hall this even-
in:; [Friday.] The chair will be taken sharp*
8*30 p. in.
Amongst others Aulay Morrison, M. P., of
New Westminster and Suiart Henderson, barrister, Ashcroft, will address the electors of
the riding on the public questions at issue in
the campaign.
Yale-Cariboo Elections.
The date for the election in Yale-Cariboo
has J been set for Thursday, December 6th.
Nomination were held at Revelstoke on Monday, November 19th.
Below is a list of the polling stations in the
Lillooet districts.
I.    Clinton, Court Mouse.
Tbe w iv to hellia paved not only will)
uooti resolution., bnt there are mighty
few ..rrftjtfl for fast driving.—Puck,
Gsnora! Dealer
Fu!i   lino   of   Groceries,  Dry  Goode,   Boots   nnd  Shoes
Ghothing and Hardware.    Miners' Supplies.
Anthony & Hobson,
(■■' 1 isors tn .   Rtevensou.
Business established 1SG3
rir. ftlacneHI Retires.
RoBsland, Nov. 16.—Mr. A; H. Mao.
neill has withdrawn from the contest
for a Goat in the Dominion  parliament
from tliu Yale-Cariboo District, nnd will
he succeeded by Mr. John McKane, Mr.
Macneill says he in unable just how to
give that time to the conduct of the campaign, which its imparlance demands.
Since ho wrs nominated, certain matters have arisen in connection with his
lej-'iil practice, that requires hij atten-
lion to such an extent, as to make it impossible for him to visit the different
paris of the district that lie desired to.
ilesiys that the executiveof the party
in liie district has seltcted Mr. John
McKane, of Rossland, io take his place
on the ticket, Mr. Macneill speaks very
favorably oi Mr. McKane, saving of him :
"I have known Mr. McKane for over 15
veurs, ami feel that he is well-qualified
in every respect to be your representative. From the promiuent connection
wilh tha mining industry, he is particularly well titled to represent thia riding
aud to call attention to its many needs.
I hope that the friends so loyally supported me in this cause will give the
-ame support to Mr. McKane, and can
afsuie them that they will never have
cause to regret it,"
Owing to the extreme cold weather the concentrators :it the Toronto-Lillooet Hold Reefs
mill, will not he put in position until spring. ™
"<ncn:! Claim Is Villi.!.
An incident of special interest to pros-
[ eoBpectors transpired List week, says
the Ktl.-oti Tribune. A man named
Clark and a partner went unto the
ground lying between the Royal Canadian mine and Kootenay river and proceed to preempt 3_) acres in a strip one
mHe long and a half a mile wid-, T.iey
madeenliics fur I lie pre-emption, slat-j
ing therein that the ground applied fori
did not cover any mineral claims. The
two went back to iho land and com
menced cutting wood.
This was a surpri-e parly to the prospectors   who   have    valuable    mini nil
claims on the land   pre-empted.     They
Immediately laid the matter before .1 ihn
A.  Turner,   gold    commissioner,   whoj
oaneell d the  pre-emption and   antho
izad notices   instructing the   parties
clear ont.
The point involvfd is that a miner
locating a mineral claim cannot he
ousted by a pre-emptor for homestead
purposes ami it is just as well that an
object lesson has been given along the
2. Bonaparte, C. F. McDonald's house.
3. Lac  La  Hache,   m-Mile post, Wm.
Abel's house.
4. Lac  La  Hache,  127-Mile post, Joha
Wright's house.
5. Iiig Bar, P. Grindet's house.
6. Dog Creek, Joseph Place's store.
7. Alkali Lake, II. 0. Bowe's house.
Town of Lillooet, Court house.
Pavilion, Clarrigan's siorc.
Watson   Per  ''reck,   Dugald  McDon-
4. Empire   Valley,    Thomas   McLwcn's
hou l.
5. Tyaxxon Greek, John Dunlop's slore.
6. Cadwallader, Bend'Or Mine office,
7. McGillivray creek, Anderson lake mine.
8. Pemberton Meadows, Post Oillce.
Pence Commission,
uiv. !i —The commandcr-in
Kamloops, B.C
Furniture of every description,  Carpets,  iiib.im, Window Shades, Cornice Poles, etc.
General Herchandise and
Miners Supplies.
Silverthorn Bros. Props.
LYTTON', - - B. 0.
Canadian Pacific Navigation Company.
Fop Alaska 8lo»m«ra for SkagWHy and Alaska points leave Victoria «rer» Wednesdas
W u 1   Mi«jcm_.   eosntna aud v ancouver every rhurndjy wt 1 n ni
Hn.mi.iis fur l>. c'. Northern Points lenvo Victoria and Vancouver feoklr.   Resular «ti'nnipri
for h11 liiiusii   oiiiiiil.l.i fioiute.   Particulars on iw.'iUiyUlon. <J, S. BAXrtt.L, 0 p
a Prospector.
Oalllher on Allen Act.
At New Denver, candidate Galligber
placed himself on recork ae follows, in
referring to the Alien Libor Act: I ili I
not Know that it was just the thing for
me, 11 Liberal to criticise the actions of
my government, but I have convictions
of my own, and whether here or in
Ottawa I "ill express them. 1 do not
think that any of us object to a man
coming to Oanadu to work if he is such
a man ub would make 11 good citizen and
ivouhl work with our workmen us one of
il.cin. What I Jo object to is this, when
men are contracted for, uud where they
are being brought into the country to j
take the place of our own men, I am in
favor of the alien labor law being In-
forced lo the last line to keep out this
class of workmen. That labor and capital should he brought closer together we
all must admit. One cannot exist without tho other, nnd I am iu favor of
everything being taken away that came
in any way bo used us a club to be held
one by the other."—Nelson Tribune,
Murderer Hansed.
Vanrouver, Nov. 1C.—The hanging of
Yip Luck in the yard of the provincial
jail at -New Westminster thi 1 morning
a'ub witnessed by about 30 persons. Tha
banging was accomplished at 8:16 o'clock, but the murderer of Chief of
Police main, of Steveston, was up before
daybreak. He was in excellent Bpirita
and quite talkative. He camly declared
'" ' that he was not afraid to die, that he
was a christian and that although be removed Main, that he knew bo would go
straight to heaven. By and bye he saii
he Would come back again. Ha exhibited a tombstone, which be had
ordered no-tie, nnd which he has kept
j for several days in his cell. The stone
! hears bis name, age, birthplace and lhe
■ due of tlie execution. It is to ornament
his grave in China, w here tia remains
will lie interred.
Eadcliffe, the hangman, was rather
nervou-, and there was a slight hitch in
springing the trap. The drop was (I
feel D inches. Yip'a neck was broken
by the fall. He was pronounced dead
in 11 minutes.
Canadian Soldiers.
First-class in every respect.
Choice  Wines,   Liquors
and Cigars. Sample
room   tree.
ter to deliver and collect In Brtilsh oliunbla
for old estaullsned manufacturing wholesale.
Iiniisc. fttOOa yeir, »uro pay. Honesty more
Hum uxpurlsnee required, uur reference, any
li'ink in any city. Unclasnd setf-addre . il
"lamped oi.velopc.. Manufacturers, Thiol
Floor, 831 Punt' ra ,:' . Phh «uo.
Strattic.ina's  ILirse.
Tlie government has approved the
proposal to continue on its return to
(his country, Strathcona's Horse ns
one of the units of the Canadian militia.
The proposal has also received tho approval, it is said of Lord Strathcona.
The Strathcona Horse will be used as
mounted Infantry in Manitoba and tiie
Northwest lenilories,
cbiet of the international  forces, Field
Marshall Conn:. Yon Waldersee have re-1
ceived Prince Ching and Li Hung Cham:
the Chinese peaco commissioners, al tl.e
impii.il palace.    The field marshal! demanded tbat I he Chinese troops be with-!
drawn from the vicinity of the territory
occupied by   the    nliied   forces,   adding
that if tins would be done, the despatch
of military expeditions   by   tbo  allies j
would be discontinued. Toronto, Nov. .12.—On October 13th,
Paris, Nov. P.—At  a  council  of  the  believing that oil of tbe First Canadian
ministers M. Pe'easee,  minister of  for- Contingent   were  leaving at once  for
eign affairs, announced Unit the minis- home, General Smitb-Liorien, according
ters at  Pekin had   transmitted to   their   10 a  letter just   received from  Captain
respective   governments   a   number   of   Mason, Sent the   following telegram   to
articles of a joint  note, and   that  tbey  Colonel Otter, dated   l'erst Fabrieken,
contemplated adding six points to those  South Afiica, Oct, r>tb:
already reached as a basis   for peace     ' No words can express any disappoint*
uegotalions. | ment at not seeing you and your gallant
corps again  before   you leave.     Please
,   ,, • . 1     r ,1    1.     1 11 . 1    say "goud-b\e" to all ranks, wish them
In this issue isanad. ol  the Royal Hotel,       '   svv" '
..    ,     ,.     1   ., , • ,,      ,, ,.',.. ior me creat eood   luck, and tell   them
Sucker Creek, Messrs. Collum & Coughlin, pro-' ^       b '
prietors. The Royal I bad is the central lll«l l f"el lliat"ny fmilt ' D,B>' Lbv0
point to lhe Bridge Rive, mines, and the M»,li ln t,,ia war, I shall owe largely
proprietorsdo then best to accommodate the l0 llie w«X the Koyal Canadians served
traveling public. i nle-     I shall always hope for the   time.
  when   I   may have the honor of coui-
j tnanding   them   again.     There are   no
.   last   week   experienced   (iner  or  mort,   guii,.„t   troops   iu   the
severe storms ind se\_ral inches of snow fe
In Lillooet a hoc   inches of snow is   on   the
ground and the weather   lllougll chilly is   not
Alf. Nelson is now in partnership with
Alec. Wood in lhe Excelsior Dining Room.
The restaurant is kept open day and night and
is receiving a good patronage.
A. McDonald, road superintendent was in
town for a couple nt diysaud leaves for the
east 1 !: g orrow,
Denis Murphy, M.l'.P. for West Yale,
who went east a short lime ago, was
married on Wednesday morning 14th, at
Cornwall, Ontario, to Maud, daughter
ol A. C. Cameron, of that town. Tbo
ceremony took place in St. Columbian's
church, and after a wedding breakfast
al the resl lenco of the brides father.
Mr. and -Mis. Murphy left lor Erilialt
Columbia. "THEY SAY."
Have you hoard of the terrible family, "Th«y,M
And the dreadful venomoua thing, they say?
wii.v, hall the gossip under the Bun,
If you trace it back, you will find begun
In that wretched house of "They."
A numerous family, so I am told,
And it_ genealogical tree is old;
For ever since Adam and Eve began
To fcuf.d up the curious race of man
Has existed the house of "They."
Gossip mongers and spreaders of lies,
Horrid people whom all despise!
And yet tlie best of us now and then
Hepeat queer tales about women and melt
And quote the house of "They."
Tbey live like lords and never labor.
A "They'a" one task is to watch his neighbor
And tell his business and private affairs.
To the world at large they are sowers of tarof—
Those folks in the house of "They."
It is wholly useless to follow a "They"
With a whip or a gun, for he Blips away
And into his house, where you cannot go,
It is locked and bolted and guarded so—
This horrible house of "They."
Though you cannot get In, yet they get oiit
And spread their villainous tales about.
Of all the rasrals under the Bun
Who have come to punishment never one
Belongs to the house of "They."
—Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
0 ?•?•$•$#$#»•».*$#$*§>#$•$<
rfc A Itomanco of Concord
anil Lexington.
$       By L. G. Wood berry.       $
Well, ns I wns saying, this Is tho
way It enmo nbout: I wns n young
thing then, just turned IS. Your grandfather had been my playmate, hero
und protector from the time that I wns
old enough to go to school. I hnd never thought of marrying any one but
hlin, and so when be asked me to be
his wife, why, of course, I said "Yes."
Well, It wns in the spring of 1775
that we were to be married. Mother
anil I spent the winter getting my
things made up, and I had as line an
outfit ns n girl could possibly hnve In
those days. The day set for the wedding was the l'Jth of April—yes, the
very day on which the battle of Lexington occurred, as I have good reason
to remember.
Those were nnxlous days for us. 1
remember bow serious my father nnd
brothers used to look ns they discussed
the events which were then taking
place. Their only conversation was
nbout rights, stnnrjs nnd taxes.
When the towns began to raise "mln-
iitemi'ii," why, of course, we raised a
company In our town, and your grandfather nnd my brothel's were members
or it. We girls could not stand guard,
of course, so hi order to show our patriotism we nil signed a paper in which
we agreed not to have anything to do
with the men of the town who refused
to Join the company.
The 10th of April wns n beautiful
day, though a warm one for the sen-
son. We were all up early that morning, for there was n great (leal to be
done. It wns about I) o'clock in the
forenoon when my mother, who had
been looking over some linen, suddenly
raised her head, exclaiming ns she did
so. "Why. Mary, was that the meeting
house bell'.'"
"What can It mean?" I cried, nnd,
running to the window, I cnught sight
of our neighbor's sons, Joe and John
Raton, running down the road with
their guns. Across the way Harry
Wright wns plowing the field. The
boys called out to him ns they passed,
and. without stopping to unhitch the
horse, he seized his gun nnd was off
across the fields.
"It Is an alarm, mother!" I cried.
"The boys nre doffn by the brook,"
she said. "The sound will not reach
them.   Run nnd tell them!"
Without delay I hurried to the kitchen, and, seizing the horn, I ran out of
the house nnd started for the brook,
which was some distance from the
house. I blew a blast on the horn as 1
ran, nnd as the boys cnught sight of
nie 1 pointed toward the road, where
several men could be seen running
with their guns. Tho boys understood,
nnd. waving their hands to me. they
were off across the field to the road.
"What do you suppose the matter
Is?" asked mother when 1 returned to
the house.
"1 do not know," was my reply, "hut
1 am going to find out." And I ran out
of the house anil took n short cut across
the fields to the meeting house, which
wns to be the gathering place if the
alarm should over bo sounded. I, for
ono, had never expected to hear any
alarm, for nt home we hoped for a
peaceful settlement of the difficulties.
But when I reached the church and
saw the whole town gathered on the
green the men's stern nlr and the women's pnle faces frightened me, nnd 1
began to fear that something serious
was the matter.
"Y.'hat Is It? Where nre they going?" I naked. And as I spoke the men
enmo hurrying out of the meeting
house, where they had heard a few
words from Parson Smith, and, mounting tbeir horses, rode oil ns fast as
they could go. I looked for your grandfather, but be wns not there. Cntch
Ing sight of my father, I ran to him.
"Have you seen Henry?" (that's your
grandfather) I asked.
"Henry wns nt the tavern when the
messenger rode through here," replied
my father, "and, ns ho had his horse
with him, he rode away without waiting for the company to assemble."
You may imagine my feelings as I
turned to go home. This was my wedding day, and the mnn who was to
marry me had ridden off without n
word, knowing, too. that he might never return. If nil they were saying nbout
tights and reslstnnce wns true.
My father had renched home before
me nnd ns I opened the door I heard
mother ask. "Do you think It Is anything serious, father?"
■•I mi afraid It mny be, wife," be
•Kid "The messenger said that Governor Gage bas sent some of the klng'e
troops to destroy the supplies which
have been stored at Concord. If the
rep it Is true, there will be resistance,
and If it comes to thnt It will be very
seri ius business for us."
My mother kept her tears to herself
and did her best to make me feel that
It would come out oil right, but those
hours were the most anxious I ever
sp.iit. S,■ through lhe day we watched and waited for news.
The lirst news that enme to us from
the tight at Lexington nnd the other
doings of thnt day arrived about C
o'clock In the afternoon, when some
minutenieii from another town stopped
nt the tavern on their wny home. They
told the story of the day to the little
crowd of anxious women who eagerly
questioned them for news of some dear
My father would not let me go down
to the tavern, but went down himself
nml brought us the news. I can see
him now hurrying along the road.
"Something unusual has happened,
Mary!" exclaimed my mother. "I never snw your father look so excited."
I hastened down the path to meet
"Bad news, my child; bad news!" he
exclaimed. "There has been nn encounter with the king's troops." And
then, rending the question In my eyes,
be continued, "But they brought no
news of our men."
Tbe hour set for tho wedding was 8
o'clock, but it began to look ns if there
would be no wedding, for it wns now
nfter 7 o'clock, nnd none of our men
had returned home.
Mother and I snt In silence In the
kitchen while father walked back nnd
forth in the room above.
At last we heard steps outside, and
then my brother Arthur, who was
among the lirst to reach home, staggered Into the room. 1 sprang up and ran
to him. He sank Into the nearest
chair, nnd his gun fell to the lloor with
n thud. Arthur was only a boy of 15,
you must remember, and tbe day had
been n terrible one.
When he had recovered n little, my
father spoke. "What news do you
bring, my son?" he asked.
Now, I had felt from the first thnt
he had brought bad news, and by the
wny he hesitated nnd glanced from father to me nnd still did not speak I
felt sure of it. So I put my worst fears
Into words.
"Arthur," I said, "is it Henry?"
"Listen," be snhl, speaking rapidly.
"The king's troops were in full retreat
when we reached the road. We did
not keep with our companies, but each
one found shelter as be was able behind trees, walls or fences. I met Henry ns I wns crossing n field, and we
took shelter together and uwuited the
coming of the troops. We hud just got
settled when Henry caught sighl of n
flanking party coming right down on
us. He culled to the men nenr us to
run ftjr their lives, and nt the sumo
time we both jumped the wall and run
for a house which stood In In the field
just opposite. 1 renched the opposite
wall In safety and turned round to look
for Henry, but he wns not with me.
At that moment the troops came round
n sudden turn in the road nnd sent
some shots In our direction. At the
risk of being shot nt 1 stood up and
looked ucross the road. lie must hnve
been hit by tbe flanking party, for he
lay Just by the wall."
"Are you sure It was he?" nsked father.
"Yes; 1 know him by the green on
his powderhorn," replied my brother.
"You staid by nnd looked after him?"
nsked father.
"1 tried to, sir, but the troops came
down on us, and we were obliged to
move on. I went back to tbe place as
soon ns I could, but I must hnve mistaken the spot, for I could not find
Meanwhile I snt In my chair, feeling
ns If I hnd just awakened from a bad
dream. 1 did not fully realize what
had happened, for It seemed Impossible.
"Here are some people, Mury," said
mother. "You would better go up to
your room and lie down."
1 did as 1 wns told. There on the
bed lay my wedding gown. 1 could not
bear to look nt It. nnd. picking it up, 1
placed It In the large chest in which
my linen wns packed nnd pulled down
the lid; then I threw myself on the bed.
nnd tenrs enme to my relief. So I Iny
there thinking over the events of tbe
dny, my wedding day that was to have
been. How different from what 1 had
Suddenly 1 bemud tbe sound of a
horse's feet coming up the road at a furious pace. I snt up nnd listened.
"Somebody Is riding; on on Important
errand," I said to myself. Nearer und
nearer enme the sound, and the rider,
whoever ho was, drew rein at our door.
Then there were n murmur of voices
and nn opening nnd shutting of doors
nnd then my mother's voice culling to
me: "Mary, Mary; child, come down!
Henry Is here.    He's come."
Scarcely believing thnt I heard aright.
I got up nnd ran down stabs and Into
the kitchen, nnd there before me. bis
face pale as death, with n blood stained bandage bound about his forehead,
stood your grandfather.
"Mary," he cried, holding out his
hands to me, "I inn In time! The clock
has not struck yet!"
Then Parson Elder, who hnd come
over to hear the news from Arthur,
came forward nnd said. "Shnll I perform the ceremony now?"
So right then ui.d I here your grandfather, in his working clothes, nil stained with dust und blood, und I In my
morning calico, were married. - Forward.
■Whin Hnrls.
"The other side," observed the candidate in much apprehension, "are putting some damaging reports In circulation."
"But no money to speak of." rejoined
the chairman of the campaign committee complncently.—Detroit Journal.
A Vi n -iii'ii  bland  in the  South  Pacific
Ha.- Again Aupuared   The   Da—gor-
oua Falcon Island.
The ship Miowera, nisi into the
port of Vancouver, B.C., reports that
Falcon island has come into sight
again. Falcon Island, which is one
,,i the Tonga or Friendly group, In
the south Pacific, is the 15 puzzle
of navigators. Scarcely arc charts
completed showing its location when
the mysterious island entirely disappears from sight.  Then  when sailors
falcon ISLAND.
have mude up their minds that no
such Island ever existod und that
must lime been dreaming it "ill bob
must haae been dreaming it will boh
up again above tlie surface of the
or,.au like a bod penny.
Falcon Island is or was—it is ul-
ways dangerous lo speak ot ft in the
present tense—located 35 miles distant from its nearest neighbor, Tc-
foon, one of the principal members ol
the Tonga group. il was first seen
in 1.885 and at once attracted tho attention of scientists, who were anxious to determine the nature ol the
forces which could add another island to the thousands which already
doited the surface of the south Pacific. It was easy lo determine that
Falcon Island was of volcanic origin.
Its cliffs rose more than 1.50 feet
above the level of the sea. and on
thu Hat portions of the island it was
only necessary to dig down six or
eight feet to reach a temperature
which would boil water, while on the
surface lhe thermometer only marked
85   degrees  above   zero.
The fact that the island is entirely
composed of volcanic conglomerate
und that there is a distinct smell of
sulphur in the air makes it certain
that it was driven up by a submarine  volcano.
The most careful scientific examination of Falcon Island was that made
by the officers oi the British ship
F.geria in October, 1889. They found
the island entirely uninhabited and
projecting out of tile ocean in the
shape of a high and symmetrical
black oval. 11 was almost destitute
of either animal or vegetable life.
Three or four seedling plants, evidently carried to the island byt wan-
dciitly carried to tlie island by wan-
two young cocoanut trees, not in a
flourishing condition, were all the
signs of vegetation, and a single sand
piper and a eolilnry moth were the
only living things which n careful
search of lhe  island revealed.
At the time of the Egeria's visit,
four years after the island appeared
for the first time, the waves of the
ocean, which bent' upon the high
black and barren shore of the island
with great velocity, were fast eating
it away. It was predicted then that
within n few years it would entirely
disappear unless some new volcanic
activity should give it a new lease of
Since that visit Falcon Island has
twice disappeared, only to tie driven
up again by the resistless force operating beneath it. Later exploreis
have made certain the fact of ils volcanic origin. They have even found
some natives wbo, during the prolonged eruption in 1885, which resulted in the formal ion of the Island,
went in their cunoes from Tofoon
and watched the forces of the volcano ni work. Before its last disappearance, in 1898, still other visitors had discovered apertures in the
upper part of tho grim black cliff
from which smoke and steam Were
still issuing.
Portrait lintl Sketch t»f   tlie   New Puke of
Saxe-Coburg and Qotlia,
Duke Charles Edward of Albany,
now' tbe Duke of Saxe-Coburg nnd
Gotha, is the son of the late Prince
Leopold, youngest son of Queen Victoria. Leopold died in 1884, three
months before the birth of his son.
The mother before her tnnrr, igc to
Prince Leopold was the Princess 1'el-
en ol Wuldeck-l'yrinont, sister of the
11UKF. of saxi: I'oiuino and OOTHA.
queen of    Waldeck-Hollond,     > oimg
Prince     Leopold    was    fur removed
from the throne of Saxe-Coburg und
Gotha until tho death of the crown
prince of the realm nnd the solemn
abdication of all rights by the Duke
of Connuiight, Victoria's third sou
The new ruler is Hi years old, nml
during his minority lhe regency will
be held by Prince Ernest of Ilohcn-
lolic-Langenberg, a son-in-law of the
iate Prince Alfred.
Intelligence <>f a Cat.
The latest, story of the intelligence
of pet cats comes from London,
Mine. Portier, who owns tin chain
pion llluo Boy, lolls an incident.
which happened recently and which,
if true, undoubtedly places her pet
cat in tho front rank for Intelligence.
While In ^Liverpool a short time
ago she had occasion to spent, lo her
sister in London through the (oie
phone. Hlue Hoy heard her voice, recognized it. ami became most excited
She addressed him personally, and
from that moment until her return he
stuck dose to the Instrument.
Itecent    Al|r«ed    DUqulit mlo   of   I ml I Him
\Vi»*  I)ue lit  Greut  f„rt to   Am*
(iricxn   I iru  VI Htt»r,
Information of a decidedly disquiet ing characli r recently came
down from tho region of the Rain}
River and the I.ake of the Woods of
u threatened Indian uprising. About
7<hi of tiie Canadian Indians wen. recently gathered near Koochiching, on
tin' Canadian side of the boundary.
Should tiif Rainy River Indians goon
thu warpath tlie Hed Lake tiibes, or
"Cross Lakers," as they are called,
may be expected to join in wiih the
others against tlie w bite Bel i U rs. It
was sahl also that Pillager Chippe-
was of the I each Lake region, who
have not fully recovered from their
hostility of two years ago, wore
spoiling for another fight', ami it was
A  TYj 1U.VI.  IIALi
intimated  that  thoy   were egging  on
the Canadian   red   men.
As was the ease In the trouble
with the Pillagers two years ago,
the white man's fire water is In a
large measure responsible for the difficulty in the Rainy River district.
Whisky peddlers on the American side
of the river, which forms the boundary lino between Minnesota nnd On
tario, have done much to douioralhc
the Canadian Indians, ami thu On
tario Government lias made a prole: t
to Governor land of Minnesota ami
also to the authorities at Wu.suing
ton against tlie prisc'ico of th •■■'■
traders   on   (he       border. A   shon
time   ago   one   of   the   ride's,     loatlei
with     American      lire    water     w as-
drowned while crossing  to  the Cum.
dian side of the river, and shice thoi
these Indians have been  making om
nioilS   threats.      The   Iron hie     cam oil
by the liquor dealers  is  mo I   s1 km
at  the time the Canadian  Indians un
paid  their annuities.  Last  year  tl.e
peddlers   followed     them  along    th,
length   of   tin-   river   when   tiie   Cann
dian authortt] s  woro paying the an
unities,   and   as  soon   as   the   Indian*
received     their     money     they     would
cross  the stream  in  their canoes and
buy  whisky  until    the  whole suction
was   In   the  wildest     sort  of  hilarit,\
and disorder.    H is said to bo Che intention  of  Governor  Lind   to      have
troops      stationed   this   year   on   tin
border   opposite   where   the   Canadian
authorities   are   paying   off   their   Indians  and   prevent   by   force   if  necessary  the sale  of    liquor.     This  pre
caution  may   prevent  serious trouble.
As red men go the Rainy Lake
dwellers are not, however, particularly "bad Injuns." If lot alone, thej
are not inclined to be mnn' quarrelsome than other tribes of the northwest. They cling with much Una Itj
to their old customs and manner ol
life and mainly devote themselves to
hunting and fishing in the woods and
lakes that there abound. Thoy belong to the OjibWay tribe ami form
a part of the once groat Algonquin
group, being related by speech uud
habits to the Croos, Pottawatomios
and Ottawas of their immediate
northern neighborhood. Tho Ojib-
ways, with others of tho Algonquin
family, sided wiih the English In the
Revolutionary war and in the war of
18112 and in the early days were almost constantly at war with the Da-
kotas and others of their neighbors.
Tho record of their wars with the
Dakotas is one of heroism, self sacrifice and prowess on the battlefield,
mingled with cruelty, bloodsned and
misery  almost   incredible.
Tlie Indians Who live along the
Canadian shore of tho Rainy River
and on the banks of the Lake of the
Woods still retain much of their
primitive simplicity and rude manners and customs of life.
The Indian in his wigwam by tho
shon1 of the lonely lake is pretty
nearly independent. Ho finds in the
forest the birch bark which covers his
dwelling nnd forms the light canoo
which is to him what the horse is to
tho resident of the city. A primitive
gill net, with stone sinkers and cedar floats, is his fishing outfit. A curious crooked bladed knife, which hi
pulls towards him as ho cuts, is his
chjlef woodworking utensil. If he dirt
not And firearms more deadly than
bows and arrows, woolen blanket I
moro comfortable than the skins ol
animals and lire wator more to htfl
taste than the pure aqua of his forest streams, he would have small
need for the trading post which com*
merce plants 011 tin- frontiers of civilization, lip among the lakes ani
woods of the Rainy Kiver country tho
red Indian is pretty nearly the Ideal
camper out.
The rising was stamped out without trouble on this most recent occasion of Indian disquietude.
An   I1.1«ini'ut   iHlUml  of it Virtue.
Sincerity is no single virtue to be
classed With others and ranked above
and below them. It is rather an element running through character and
lifo, as tho .sop runs througli the
tree, giving life and vigor to every
branch and a tender beauty to every
loaf and blossom. Let us cherish it
as the deepest principle of our hearts
anil the most vital element of our
The Reporter in Polite, but In an I:;
exoruble Questioner.
"Before I went to Japan," sahl a pro;.
Inent western railroad ollicial who it
et-ntly returned from a visit to the mik;
do's kingdom, "I used to think that •■.
American reporters were the most iutpii
[tire class of men in the world, but  i!.
idea   was   very   sunn  dispelled   from   n;
mind when I arrived in T«d.yo.   Fein  i.
terviewers for the vernacular pics.' < ,i.
ed upon me before 1 had been live horn
on Japanese soil, ami when 1 succumb)
after vainly pleading privilege, it waa i
find that the alert minded .laps bad sl:r.
ply taken the American system of intei
viewing and   reduced  it  to  its  simples
terms,  not to say ad absurd um.    Will
them  interviewing  is business  from  tin
start, like pulling a tooth or hoi ing a hole
Tbey waste no time over pleasant Intro
ductory   remarks  about  the  weather  n
year voyage.
"The operation is ns follows: Vou n
ceive a card hearing a series of cabnlisti
marks, and, uncertain whether your vi:
iter is a minister of state or a guide i
want of a job, you go down stairs om
discover a dapper little gentleman, in v.\>
pea ranee about 10, dressed in faultier
foreign fashion—tennis shoes, flatmi
trousers, white vest, blue coat, flow til:
necktie, spectacles and pith helmet—n:t<
speaking English with the accuracy am'
i in press! voness of n copybook.
"'Wood morning.   Are yon Mr. Blank'i
" 'Good morning.   I am.'
"'Well, 1 am tho reporter of the so
and-so newspaper of Tokyo. Will yoi
permit me te interview you?'
" 'With pleasure.'
"Tbe Interviewer then takes a seat
produces a notebook and pencil and be
gins with the directness of a census tak
er: 'How old are you, and where wen
you born?* And when yea tell him thai
yen were born of poor hut respectable
parents in the year 1, let us say, he
gravely commits tlie unfamiliar phrase
to paper.
"'How long will you stay? How long
since you started? Where have you been'i
What is the circulation of your paper'*
How do you like Japan? What do they
think of Japan in America?' These are a
few of the questions that are pressed
upon one with the relentless perslstcnci
of n pile driver.
"At Inst, when you havo boon compel
led to draw liberally upon your imnginn
tion for your facts and the notebook ol
tlie enemy of traveling mankind is full
yon suppose thnt the interview is over
But nothing could bo further from tin
interviewer's idea, for lie settles himsell
in his chair, resharpens his pencil, pro
duces n new notebook and asks, Tf any
thing of interest has ever befallen you
upon your travels at home or abroad
please give me full information now.'
"Tbe interview' over, tlie Japanese re
porter takes his departure and nevei
seems to realize that to cross question
a solitary nml ill Informed individual
upon tho policies of all nations and the
details of his own obscure life is really
n huge joke. Next day you receive r
copy of tho so-nnd-so newspaper con
tabling the interview with 'tup' solemnly
written on one side of it, so that you
may know which is the right way up
A Sherlock Ilolmofi In T'tnh.
It Is pleasing to note that Utah, when
the fictitious Sherlock Holmes dlsplaye
some part of his wonderful detectiv.
ability, has produced in real life the pro
totype of Connn Doyle's great ehnraetei
A few days ago a drug store in Sail
Lake was entered at night and robbed
In addition lo tapping tbo till tbe bur
glar stole a dozen bottles of hair restore:
several bottles of Florida water and :.
large bottle of violet perfume.
The list of articles stolen was given ti
a member of the stalT of detectives. Oth
er information was meager. No one wa>
suspected, and, contrary to the usual
custom in sueh cases innde nnd provided
the detective announced thnt he had no
clew. lie did this because be is a real
Sherlock Holmes. For lie hnd what oth
or lesser sleuths would call n clew. Tilts
wise young man reasoned thnt the bur
glar was baldheaded, else why steal hair
restorer; that lie liked tho odor of Flor
idu wator and that he had a sweethonrl
with a fondness for the perfume of vio
lets. Having made this mental picture of
tho malefactor, he started oat iu search
of him.
At latest reports tho burglar wns still
at large. The detective nosed his wa\
all over the city, hut was unable to do
tect on odor of Florida wator exuded b\
a baldheaded man accompanied by n
girl perfumed with violet. Hopes are
entertained of the detective's success,
however, as on extravaganza, with bnl
let, is to ho played there shortly, and ii
is believed the guilty wretch will surely
bo tuken in an orchestra chair.
Presence of Mind.   -
Dr. Siddalo, tho well known I_nn
don physician, during bis vocation a few
years ago was fishing one evening in a
Scotch locb when a man approached.
caught him by tlie shoulders and shook
him violently. A glance told the doctor
tbat the man was insane. Ho was a huge
fellow; the doctor wns small and possessed of little physical strength. No one
was in sight
"What are you going to do?" asked the
doctor cnlmly.
"Throw you into thnt wator!" shouted
tho man.
"Certainly," said the doctor; "bat I'll
hove to go home nnd put on a dress suit.
Dead men always wear evening dress."
Tlie madman stopped, looked at him
doubtfully nnd said: "So they do. .Make
haste.   I'll wait."
Dr. Siddalo walked slowly up tho bank
ami then ran for his life. It required
calmness and courage of a rare quality
to cope with the vagaries of a disordered
She—The man I marry must have clone
something of importance.
He—Then 1 am the very mnn you require.
She— You? Why, what important thing
did yon ever do?
He—I fell in love with you at sight.-
The Water Spider.
There Is nothing new in tlie diving boll.
Long before man thought be invented it
tho water spider knew all nbout it. Tha
water spider crawls down a reed, dragging his diving bell wilh him, nnd anchors it under water on n level keel, so
that the air it contains keeps the water
The FItteHt   Shoo.
It is better to wear large shoos thon a
pn'med expression.—Chicago Times-Herald.
Like Some People*
Master—John, the new pntr of horses
are well mulched, aren't tbey?
Coachman —M-yes. they're well matched, sir. One's wllliti to work nnd I'uih-
er's willin to let  him.
Method In UIn ItudciieHn.
Sunday School Missionary—Tut, tut,
James! Whore are your manners? Why
don't you Introduce me to your young
James—Wot? After he told me dat
he'd knock do stuflin ""» ■•' ">>■ If 1 did!
Saved Her I.lie.
Riggs—Hear about Mrs. Tltewndd?
Told her husband she would kill ber-
6elf If he didn't buy her n new bonnet.
Jiggs—What did Tllewadd do?
Riggs—Got ostiumtes on funerals,
found he could save $_! by buying tbe
bonnet and saved her life.-—Baltimore
A self closing door spring adds to
tho auger of the angry mnn who wants
to slam the door.—Chicago News.
The occupants of a balloon a  mile
high command a radius of 00 miles.
■   t
i niu-.v ii.it MyUi.
Until 1627 the Chinese woro their
Hair long nnd coiled on top of the
head, where it was fastened with an
ornamental pin. The ftlanchu edict
making tho pigtail a sign of loyalty
chanced this style.
Dreadful Sufferings Among the Poor and the Weak-
Low Vitality Unable to Hold Out Against High
Temperature — Safety in the Use of Dr. Chase's
Nerve Food (Pills), the Great Blood and Nerve
The very old, thr very young, and many
in middle life, whose healih was at a low
ebb, met an untimely death in the hot wave
which Bwept < vor this continent last week.
Is this not an emphatic warning against
allowing the system to become run down in
the summer time? You say: "I feelso weak
nnd tired," "1 have lost all energy and ambition," "I don't Bleep well and cannot
digest my food [i- ;p. rly," ''1 am losing flesh
and have headaches." The fact U you are
depressed and debilitated by tbo summer
heat, vitality is running low, nnd you need
something to build jou up, to enrich your
blood, and to put now life and vigor into
j our body."
You cannot afford to neglect these danger
signals, which tell of a system breaking
down. You cannot afford to run the ri-k of
becoming a vlotim Of nervous prostration,
paralysis, htartfailure or insanity, when a
few boxes of Dr. Ohase's Nerve Food (pills)
will thoroughly rotor- you.
By its wond rfully invigorating, strengthening and life-sustaining effects, Dr. Ohasa'a
Nerve Food (pills) makes life worth living
even in tlie summer-time. It so fills the
body with pure, healthy blood and new
nerve force aa to overcome disease and
tt_ depriving   symptoms, und tortify the
Byslom against the debilitating  edicts  of
QXCOS&ivG be it.
Mrs. E, McLaughlin, 05 Parliament Btreot,
Toronto, states!—"My daughter was pale,
weak, languid and very nervous, her appetite was poor and changeable, she could
scarcely drug herself about the bouse, nnd
hor nervoj were completely unstrung, sho
could not aleep for more than half un hour
at B time without starting up and crying out
iu excitement.
"As she waa growing weaker nnd weaker I
became alarmed, und got n box of Dr,
Chii-e'a Nerve Food. She used thin treatment for mime weeks, and from the lir^t wo
noticed a decided Improvement. Her appetite became better, she gained in weight, tho
color returned to hor face, and sir- gradually
became strong nnd well. 1 cannot Bay too
much In favor of this wonderful treutment,
since it has proven such a blessing to my
Tne enormous sale of Dr. Obasv's Nervo
Food (pills) attests its popularity. People
everywhere are loud in praise of this great
restorative. Imitators do not dare to reproduce the porlrait and signature of Dr. A. VV.
Chase, winch are on every box of the genuine. Fifty cents u box at nil dealers, or
Edmunsou, Bates A Co,, Toronto. THE   PROSPECTOR.
Italian blankets nre very popular for
poitleies, couch covers aud mantels.
The inexpensive organdies make dainty
bed proads, lull must he lined with
Biloula of a solid color.
For a cunning match scratch cut a pig
from sandpaper and fasten it to a piece
of cardboard and write underneath tbe
legcud "Scratch My Buck."
The various shades of denim, ornamented with while braid und medalKoni
applied with white silk in fancy stitches,
are very popular for sofa pillows.
Corduroy aud denim make excellent
draperies. The former is durable and
fades less than most goods, und lhe luttci
conies iu excellent shades and is inexpensive.
Hugo green melons, oval shaped, Id
natmal sizes and also of tinted velvet arc
prepared in pairs for uncommon head
rests, tied together at the top with ribbons.
Itlnrk, embroidered In varying shades
of coarse yellow silk with a lavish use
of gold thread, makes a royally gorgeous
pillow. Wide black ribbon, on which have
been sowed rows oi' narrow yellow lib-
bun, forms the rullle (hat finishes the
Thoy were rapidly drifting apart.
"Don't get hot under tho collar," she
was Baying with delicate Irony, "or
you'll explode thnt celluloid shirt
"What!" ho rrieil. "The shirt front
thnt hns had laid trustingly upon it a
head of hair :is red as yours! Not in
a thousand .venrs!"
lie laughed last, hut they liolli laughed equally far from well.—Detroit
Sllllllrllllll   I|1M  1111(1   DoU'llN.
"Our lawn mower burned with the
"That wns too hud."
"1 iliink so. Th ■ neighbor who lent
It to us says we have got to pay for
It."—Chicago Ueeord.
S. vcr>' colds arc easily curod hy tho uso
of Blcklc's Ant! Consumptive Syrup, a medicine of extraordinary penetrating and healing properties. It is acknowledged by those
who have used it as being the best medicine
Fold for coughs, coldB, Inflammation of tlie
lungs, and all directions of the throat and
ch si. Ii ngnabloncss to the tastj makes it
a favorite wilh ladies and children.
Hot Wcntlicr Rending;,
"That 'vacation card' which tho public libraries nre sending out by which
you can have ten books for a month of
Bummer travel seems to be a very desirable thing."
"Very and Idghty educational. As
fiction, biography, travel nnd nil books
In current demand are prohibited the
only thing left will be the dictionaries
and encyclopedias, which will make delightful suui"">r reading.   Grout idea."
Jiai nn old Acquaintance,
"Do you menu to say that the horse
ran away with you?" said Mr. Meek
ton, aghast.
"Yes," answered bis wife.
"And wouldn't stop when you told
him to?"
"of course he wouldn't."
"Well, Henrietfe. 1 don't know what
to say except that the horse wasn't acquainted with you or else ho wouldn't
hnve dared to act in that manner."—
Washington Star.
1 was cured of Rheumatic   Gout  by
I wns cured of Acute   Brouchitis  by
Lt.-Ool. 0  CREWE READ.
I waB cured of acute Rheumatism by
Murkhaui, Ont.      0. S. BILLING.
lie Never Tumbled,
"I'm awfully f I of fresh green rege
tables," remarked  the slew young man.
"aren't you?"
"Will," replied the young girl who had
been   waiting loll;; and  patiently  for an
engagement ring, "1 just love a certain
sort of carats,"
But.   alas,   the   head   upon   ihe  younir
man's shoulders was a cabbage.
h'uddy—Mrs. Brownrigg always speaks
! ,if her physician. Dr. Sticklicr, as au "old
war horse."    Isn't ii mid?
Duddy—Oh, I don't know. They say
he is a terrible charger.
In hi- Vkoktaui.s Pills Dr. Pnrmelee Ian
piven to tho world the fruits of loan .-cien-
lifie research in the whole realm ol medical
Botcnee, combined with new and valuable
diseov, riofl never before known to man.  For
i'liime.ee's Tills act like a charm, Taken In
small doses, tho effect Is both a lonioand a
Stimulant, mildly oxolting the secretions of
the body, giving tone aud vigor.
All Ready For I'riiHlon. -
"You say you were In three wars?"
asked the judge of the colored prisoner.
"Dnt what 1 said, Jedge."
".Name them."
"Well. sub. I wuz cook for do sojers
In lie war will de Spaniards, en den 1
been married fo' times!"
HtOWUIA,     FACTORY, Montreal
Jenlonn of IIIm Prerogative,
Manager What do you mean by
using such language? Are you the
malinger here or am I?
Employee"I know I'm not tho manager.
Manager— Very well, then. If you're
not tin1 manager, why do you talk like
an Idiot?—Tlt-Blts.
Hotel Balmoral, K°fi5rft.'ftlst^
.he    Birds   Cmi    Mnlie    Themselves
Very I'npIeiiNnnI Companions,
They say all sorts of meal) thin;;:
about owls. If a man hasn't much respect for your gray matter or Intelligence in general, he will sny you are
ns stupid as an owl. On the other
band, If you are brilliant and he likes
you it would be Just like him to say
you were us wise as an owl. And there
you are. To come right down to the
subject, an owl Is not by any manner
of means the stupid bird many people
believe him to be.
Mr. John A. Lord, a taxidermist, saj'S
the Portland (Me.) Express, relates n
story about how he had once gone out
to look at some traps ho had set for
rabbits. When lie readied bis traps,
he found that a rabbit had been caugbt,
but something had carried it off and
left no trace of its identity behind it.
That night Mr. Lord took two or three
trajis and baited them nbout where the
game had been stolen tlie night before.
A rabbit soon got ensnared, and Mr.
Lord proceeded to watch it from a
nearby cover. For a long time everything was quiet, except for the frightened tugs nnd jumps the Imprisoned
rabbit made to get free. Suddenly
there wns a whir of wings, and. like a
llnsli of lightning, a great horned owl
pounced out of the gloom down on to
the struggling victim. Ho killed the
rabbit Instantly and began to cat It.
In his movements he got one foot Into another trap and found that he in
turn was a prisoner. He thrashed
around for some time, when Mr. Lord
nnd a friend went to his release. The
friend did not know tlie peculiarities
of the great horned owl so well as Mr.
Lord did or he never would have attempted to lift the bird by his well
foot. The owl wasn't feeling particularly amiable and made one of Its famous passes at the man, fastening Its
powerful claws In the fleshy part of
his right hand.
There was a very animated scene for
a few moments, and about all that
could bo seen was a bunch of man and
owl rolling about the ground. When
the combatants were brought to their
feet again by Mr. Lord, the owl refused
to break clean, and his claws remained
firmly Imbedded In the flesh. The owl
had to bo killed aud the tendons In the
leg cut before the cruel claws could be
opened and withdrawn from the man's
hand. He learned something nbout
owls, however.
Mr. Lord relates how he once saw
fully 50 crows after a great horued
owl. They made It so hot for him that
ho dropped to the ground, where they
began to dart about him. The owl
merely hunched himself up Into n defensive position and let them play their
game. He kept so still that they became bolder, and finally oue came near.
Like a flash that "Irresistible right"
shot out aud fastened on Mr. Crow.
There was one doleful squawk, and it
wns all over. The owl then deliberately pulled the dead crow apart nnd ate
it before tlie screeching flock that was
watching him. It Is safe to say that
they did not come near enough to bother him after that.
Right here it might be well to state
a little something about the manner In
which an owl strikes Its prey. If you
ever noticed when owls pounce down
on their victims, they usually stretch
their legs out in front of them. They
strike iu with their sharp claws, throwing their bodies forward and literally
sitting down on the unfortunate object
upon wlich they hnve fastened. This
gives tlietn a leverage and locks the
sharp claws together In the flesh of the
victim bo firmly that It Is impossible
for them to let go again until they
have straightened out their legs. They
can generally put their claws through
Buy llesh they pounce upon.
M'ella  lix  lie   Write..
n. G. Wells, the novelist, Js described
by The Saturday Evening Post ns working regularly every morning at his
writing. "In tlie afternoon Mrs. Wells
transcribes on tlie typewriter the morn-
lug's work, nnd In the evening both of
them go over the day's result. It Is
often changed tremendously by the
night's criticism. 'It's no use my promising to send "copy" to you by Saturday,' said Mr. Wells to an editor. 'I
must wait and lay It before my wife.
She will know whether I can do It,
nnd she will see that I keep my promise.' Mr. Wells' marriage Is a literary
partnership as well."
Peking'* Proper Nmne,
The proper name of Peking is Shun-
Tlen-Fu; Its literary name, Yen. In
China it Is referred to by tbe loyal as
the Purple Forbidden City. The royal
palaces are there. It has been the capital of the empire since the beginning
of the fifteenth century. The English
and French forces entered It In 1S(!0.
The population Is variously estimated
at from 500,000 to 1,000,000. No oflicial
census has ever been taken. The resident atmosphere Is distinctly hostile to
all foreigners.
The l.imt of Their Wnlnatl.
Into Wabash, Ind., the other day
wound a long procession of 22 wagons
loaded with huge logs of walnut, tho
last lot of merchantable walnut In Wabash county. To the older residents
the procession had much the air of a
funeral, as they can remember when
walnut wns abundant In the county
and looked upon the old trees ns part
of their childhood. Today there Is not
a tree left big enough to make a chair.
Gerninn Letters.
Germany's official catalogue for the
Paris exposition Is printed In » new
type the Inventor of which Is said to be
the kaiser himself. The letters are the
ordinary Roman letters with Gothic
decorations. The Intention Is to substitute tlie new alphabet for the present German type, and to accomplish
this object fouts of the new type will
be offered to German printing estab
lishmeuts at very low prices.
The     KnKllAhmitii'K     Only     Comment
When (he Broncho Threw Hliu,
"Most Englishmen are considered
pretty fair horsemen, but when it
comes to riding n bucking broncho some
of them are not iu or on it for long,"
said the owner of n large cattle ranch
In Wyoming to the writer the other
day. "For instance, n rich young Fug
lishinan recently came out to my part
of tlie country in quest of some good
investment He was at my ranch as a
guest for a few days, nnd one after
uoon ns the cowboys were ahout to
round up a bunch of cow. ponies the
young man said that he would enjoy a
good ride In the saddle. He said he
was used to riding only thoroughbreds,
nnd he didn't think we had a horse
good enough for him. The boys con
vlnced him that they had one of the
finest horses on the plains, and If he
knew how to ride lie wns welcome to
the animal. He was apparently In
suited when questioned about Ids uhil
Ity to ride and answered that lie could
ride any kind of a horse. A sleepy
looking broncho was accordingly
brought out from tlie corral and sad
died. Though tho beast appeared half
dead, he was the worst backer 111 the
""E's lifeless,' said the forelgnei
when the pony was brought to him
The boys said the nag would wake up
after the first mile, and milord got Into
the snchllr-. The first buck Jump placed
til in on tho horse's neck, and after the
second he wns In Ihe atmosphere. He
turned n double somersault and land
ed on the sharp end of a cactus plant
When he picked himself up. one of the
boys asked what he thought of the
thoroughbred now. The question made
the Englishman turn pale.
" - 'E's a good 'oss,' he answered
'hut   he   lopes   too   blooniln   'Igli'"
A Little Fnhle fonveyliil? a "Wnrnlne.
to   All    1 nun;;   I'eoplc.
[Copyright, WOO, by C. B. Lewis.]
As the Gont and the Kid were rlewlnp
the surrounding landscape from the rool
of a shed one day they beheld a Weill
emerge fuoni the forest and hobble along
on three logs.
"See, mother, but the Wolf can hardl;
walk," said the Kid. "If I was out there
now. 1 (.-ould outrun him."
"The Wolf appears to tie lame," replied the mother, "but « Wolf is a Wolf,
nnd you want to keep clear of him."
Very shortly the Wolf fell down and
rolled over as if in great pain, and tht
Kid remarked:
"If I was out there now, I wouldn't
even have to run, as the Wolf is almost
"Yes, he seems to ho having n hard
time of it." answered the mother, "bill
don't you get too fresh. A Wolf may b(
lame or sick, but he's no spriug calf."
,i^fc5_f^ JI&S'i,
"^x«     WW _.
Five minutes later the Wolf uttered c
mournful howl and fell over and kicked
two or three times and then expired.
"Ah, me!" said the Kid. "But I can
now go out and see what a Wolf is like
There cau surely lie no danger in ap
preaching a dead Wolf."
"My son," replied the mother, "let air
impress it on your .voting brain that even
though • Wolf he dend he is still a dynamite blast witli a fuse attached. You
stay right here and enjoy these old tomato cans with your mammy."
Hut the Kid hud made up his mind to
have a closer look at the dead Wolf. and.
seizing a favorable opportunity, he
sprang to the ground and trotted away
Tlie mother did not miss him uulil she
heard a bhyU of alarm, and ns she looked
up it wns to see tlie Wolf bearing the innocent young tiling away to the forest for
ids dinner.
Moral.—We know it's n confidence
game, but we like to see how it's played
Wlint He Would Fear.
"I don't think," said the observant
hoarder, "that I should care to propose
to a girl addicted to photography."
"And why uot?" asked tlie cross eye*
"I should be afraid that she wouM
seize the opportunity to develop n negative."—Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph.
Views Coincided  After All.
nicks—They have said that Berton is
a mnn of peculiar views. Put it seems thut
he can think the same ns others do.
Wicks— PoBsibly. What led you to
that conclusion ?
Slicks—When I met htm today, he
said he supposed I hadn't t dollar I
wanted to spare, nnd—really it was quit!
a coincidence—I supposed so too.
BROKERS. . . .
Stocks and  bonds bought, sold nml
carried   on   margin.     Lilted A
mining stocks carried l\
To Sny Nothing  of Getting Slurried.
"Sometimes," said -Mr. BIykins, "I'm
surprised at my own courage."
"Why, you never went to war," answered his wife.
"There arc other risks than those of
the battlefield. Every time I pick up a
paper I find an article on 'the dangers
to our political system.' 'dangers to
public morals,' 'danger of eating,' 'dangers that lurk In the atmosphere' and
so on without end. I tell you It takes
a mighty nervy man to go on eating
and breathing."-	
Hoiloway's Corn Cure is the medicine to
remove all kinds of corns and warts, and
only costs the small sum of twenty-five centa.
But   the   Crnel   Official   nefnaed   to
Grnnt Her One.
"Is this the place where you got a li
cense to run nn automobile?"
"Y'es, madam."
"Well. I would like to get one, if you
"What exp. .ience have you hnd In run
ning an automobile?"
"Oh, a little."
"Yes, sir; I rnn one once."
"Hid I understand you to say ouce,
"Yes, but I am quick to learn and I
picked up a good many points that one
"What wns the motive power, madam?"
"Gasoline, I think."
"Are you not positive?"
"No, sir; I climbed right up without
looking under the wheels."
"How did you proceed?"
"Well, Henry turned the power on, and
I just held the wheel."
"Did everything work smoothly?"
"Y'es, until I attempted to slow up."
"What happened then?"
"Why, it increased its speed."
"Then you had lost control of the vehicle?"
"Y'es, but it would never have occurred
if there had heen horses iu"—
"And bow far did it run before it was
"Four blocks."
"Did nn officer stop it?"
"!,'o, u truck. Put the damage wns
very slight."
"Yes, only a wheel off tlie automobile,
nnd the driver of tlie truck thrown from
his sent. But I gained a good deal of
experience that one time and I think I
am entitled to a license."
But the official thought dlflVrentlv, nnd
told her so.
Beware of  Ointments  for  Catarrh
That Contain Mercury,
.As mercury will surely destroy the Reuse of
sine 1 and o ompletcly derange tlie whole system when entering it through the mucous Bur-
facos Such articles should never be used excel lea prescriptions hum tei utable physicians,
as the damage they will do Is ten told in ihe
(rood you can possibly derive from them. Mall's
Oularrli Cure, manufactured hy F. J. Cheney A
Oo., Toledo, (1., contains no mercury, and is
taken internally, nclii g directly upon lhe hlood
and mucous Burfaocs of the syHlem. In \i\\\ ing
Hull's Oatnrrh Cure bo cure you get tho genuine. It is taken internally,and mndein Toledo,
Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials free.
"" uggista, price 75c pel "
fly Pills uru the best
Held l.y Druggists, price 75c per bottle
Hall s Family PI"
A Doctor's Letter,
A well known M. P. tells an amusing
story of nn old n.<nt of his. Being on
one occasion very nervous, she told
her physician she thought Bath would
do her good.
"It's very odd," said Dr. W., "but
that's tlie very thing thnt I was going
to recommend to you. I will write the
particulars of your case to a very clever man there, In whose hands you will
be well taken care of."
The lady, furnished with the letter,
set off. On arriving nt Bath, feeling, as
usual, very nervous, she said to a con
"Long as Dr. Walter has attended
me he has never explained to me what
ails tne. I have a great mind to open
Ills letter and see what he has stated
of my case to the Bath physician."
In vain her friend represented to her
the breach of confidence this would be.
She opened the letter and rend:
Dear Davis—Keep the old lady three weeks ind
Bend tier back again.
-London Tit-Bits.
Why lie Mend It.
"nave you read Bonis' latest book.
'Boiled Brains?' "
"I thought you didn't like Bonis'
"I don't"
"What did you read his book for?"
"Because I knew some blamed fool
would le sure to ask n_ If I had read
Llttle Annie Il.vland.
The photograph of Liblc Annie-Hylnnd
nnd her doll Victoria recalls a pleasant incident in eonncc ion with the Canadian Pueblo
Railway employees' patriotic fund. The
little lass is the eight-year-old daughter of
Mr. James Hyland, a Canadian Pacific Ilail-
way enginoer, residing at Streetsville Junction, and when the patriotic fund wns
launched she was so much Interested in it
thnt she sent all the money she had been
saving for n doll to the fund, with a pretty
lottor. The committee of the employees at
Montreal were so touched by its terms nnd
tho child's self-sner.tiee that they bought
hor as lino a dol! aa could be got in Ciinudn.
CANNOT BE BEAT.—Mr. D. Steinbach,
Zurich, writes; "I hnve used Da. Thomas'
Eclectiuc Oil in my family for a number
of years, and I can safely say that it c mnoi
be bent for the cure of croup, fresh cuts and
sprains. My little boy has hud attacks of
croup several times, und one dose of Du.
Thomas' Eclecthic On. was sufficient for a
perfect cure. I take great pleusure in recommending it as a family medicine, and I
would not be without a bottle in my house."
A Prolitnlile Deposit.
I remember tlie case of an old lady at
E. who usually had from £13,000 to
£15.000 standing to her credit, and.
needless to sny, as she did not ask for
any interest thereupon, none wns al
lowed her. The manager whenever
she entered the office was always most
particular to step forward and Inquire
most tenderly concerning the state of
her health, and if she replied that she
was suffering from a slight cold the
expression upon the man's face grew
quite sad. No wonder, when he remembered that even a slight cold might
carry off an old lady who was handing
his company at lenst £300 a year.—
"How to Deal With Y'our Banker," by
Henry Warren.
Pahmklee's 1'ii.i.s possess the power of
actiag specifically upon the diseased organs,
Stimulating to action the dormant energies
of tlie system, thereby removing disease, in
fact, so great is the power of this medicine
to cleanse and purify, Pint diseases of almost
every name and nature are driven from the
body, Mr. D. Oarswell, Carswell, P. 0„ Out.,
writes: "I have tried Parmelee's Pills and
find them an excellent medicine and one
that will sell well."
l nun in cm l History.
The Bottle of Hair Tonic was In a
•elf congratulatory mood. "Well," It
boasted, "1 think I can tell 'hair rals
Ing' ghost stories if any one can."
The coy Peach was very angry as
well as "stirred up" when the house
keeper ladled her Into the preserve jar.
"Now, wouldn't thnt Jar you!" she ex
claimed, rather slangy.
The False Tooth spoke with Icy
hauteur: "I belong to the 'upper set.'"
'Possibly," retorted the bobtalled Kite
Incisively, "but let It be distinctly un
derstood that 1 myself move In the
highest circles."
The cracked piece of psucdo antique
China spoke frankly: "Of course I'm
not what I'm 'cracked up' to be"—
Then her femininity asserted itself,
and she finished coyly, "But I'm not
nearly as old as 1 look."
The angry Stick of Giant Powder
stormed at the proud patrician Tack.
"You hnve a 'big head' because you
hnve laid a few carpets low." The
I'uck was silent. "I'm supreme," boasted the Powder, waxing bold. "No one
can 'hold a candle' to me, and every
one Is afraid to 'blow me up. Well,"
retorted tlie Tack pointedly, at the
same time striking a match, "nobody
can walk over a member of the Tack
family   with   impunity."
Minartl's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.
DrnnichtH ha nn  Education,
There Is no game extant which bo
admirably combines educational and
recreative features or which Is In every
way so well adapted for a popular and
profitable amusement among refined
and appreciative classes as draughts.
Its Ihfluences are of an elevating char
acter. It not only teaches, but prae
tically enforces, tlie necessity of patience and perseverance, courage and
courtesy, self reliance and self control.
The game Is also peculiarly and self
evidently worthy of paternal encouragement, as a knowledge of its Incomparable beauties will destroy the taste
for demoralizing games of chance.—
Scottish American.
Millard's Liniment Cures Distemper,
He Wns  llen.-i-  inf.
"When I rejected you the other day,"
she began with affected sweet contusion, "I did not"—
"You did not know I was wealthy,"
be interrupted coldly.
"Not nt all. I knew you were well
off, but"—
"I didn't know when 1 was or I
shouldn't have proposed to you."
Her confusion then was not nITectcd,
neither   was    it   sweet.
An   Inducement.
Young Physician —But isn't £1 a week
rntlicr exorbitant rent for such a small
room ?
Landlady—Oil, dear, no; not for a doctor.
Young Physician—And why not for a
doctor, pray V
Landlady—Because this is a very unhealthy house, nnd there is never a week
pusses but what linlf a dozen of my
roomers nre ill.— London Answers.
Minard's Liniment Cnres Diphtheria.
No BntlltnK For Her.
Toss—I   suppose   Miss  (Jayley   will
summer nt the seashore, as usual.
.less No, 1 thin!; she'll go to the
mountains this year.
Teas   You dou't sny';   1 thought she
was devoted to tlie seashore.
.less So she "as. but she's not ns
plump Ibis year tis she was last. Phil-
.ulelpiiin Press.
The record fur Ceylon snipe shooting
still remains that of the muzzle loader.
100 couples In one day. This record
was niiitle by a Ceylon civil servant
called Trnuchell early in the nineteenth
century. Average guuners get 30 to 40
couples a day.
llljnnt   Accusation.
"Clarence, how can you stand It to be
so idle?"
"Idle! P"o't yo-i b""1 me fanning inv-
Mmard's Liniment Cores Garget In Cows.
Plil vou t-vor un A<'etvlino fion?
Is the beat, the onlv reliable, and the most
durable generator in Oanada. Works automat,
ieally; requires no attention while working.
The NorU-West Acetylene Gas Company,
812 Princess St., Wlnnhag, Man Agents Wanted
A Distinction   of Terms.
"Aren't you going to give any entertainments of any kind this summer?"
said the visitor.
"No," answered Miss Cuyenne. "As
a social rule we dou't give. We merely
There is nothing equal to Mother Graves'
Worm Exterminator for destroying worms.
No article of its kind has given such satisfaction.
Wa Uave beeo instructed by
tt> lioltl their skmi-anmai. sale of
At their IVarei ioin*f Princess St., Winnipeg, on Wednesday mid Thursday*
Sept,  lillll uud 20th, when
Worth of New READY TO WEAR
CI.OTIIINi; all made for this FALL
ami WINTER TRADE and especially
for MANITOBA and the NORTHWEST is offered for sale by Auction
and    by   CATIAXiOGUB,   consisting  of
Men's Tweed and Worsted Suits In
FINE GOODS, well made and all up
to date, Youth's, Hoys' and Children's
Suits, Men's Tweed and Worsted Trou-
sers, J toys' Knickers, Men's Vests,
odd Coats, etc., Melton and Beaver
< ivercoats, Silk and Satin linings.
.Men's t'lsters In Frieze and Heavy
Tweeds. Hoys' and Youths' Overcoats
and   Ulster.s.
We guarantee to offer and sell every  line In the Catalogue.
Stock on view on Monday preceding
Catalogues may be had from the
Auctioneers at Toronto and Montreal or from DONALD FRASER &
c'ii.,   WINNIPEG.
Issues an Ideal   Policy.
Mki*. Manitoba and N. W. T„
Winnipeg, Man.
Or to ROUT. DICKSON, General Agent,
Winnipeg, Man.
Brass Band
Instruments, Drnmi, Uniforms. Kto.
Lowest prices ever quoted. Fine catalogue
.0. Illustrations mailed free. Write us for nnr
>htnf In Muslo or Musical Instruments.
Whaley Royce _ Co., *"^__8..: I&
Manufactured  i»v THOS. I.l.K, Winnipeg,
Western Canada
The Forum,
Winnipeg, Man.
B«t Systems.    Capable Staff.
Individual Instruction.
Evening classes now organized. A eoursi- Il
our oollene will cost you from % to % the time
and money you will linve tosiu.ni in other Ims
iness colleges for the same di greo of < ffloioncy.
86 per cent of our graduates arc boldlil|r good
positions.   Write for catalogue.
W. A. SIPPRELL, B. A., rrincip-il.
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uhu -,. Religious Pk'tiirea, Statuary, and Church
Ornaments, Educational Works. Slatl orders receive prompt attention, rj. & j. „diier_ Co.,Montreal
I >
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We keep a lorgo Stock always on
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We can fit out Daily or Weekly
Papers or Job Outfits on a
few hours notice.
We also supply READY-PRINTS,
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< r icl
,:  ,V<-'-.<",.-.'• ' 1VX,  il 1KB    « ae  late   MoruUy
iviiiir g 0« ln|! io the |»eayy fall   I sn   .
The lovn water *'ae Blint off thia week ; R|onij _,e raaj.
i wing to the Bevere IroB'*.
Janice MiKivor have inovedinto the j T:;" '''" lc™ *<»■• tl_e hri.lges across
house ol )-. 11. «' rat thia wi ek. ('"" :1"•| Ty»"''l'l«'>   creeks were to   lie
in by \S eduesday i'!-t.
Mr. S. Graham of  Kelly's lake waa   a
vi-iior lo town the first i.f the wiek. Win.  Ycning, one of the  Lorne   n en,
relumed (roni i'ancoitrerTuesday i von-
Alex Beaton relumed from Vancouver I ing awl nil! remain here a .hurt tune.
thin    week   and   goes to   lliiiluc   Uiv.-r
'"'•)r-v' Tlie collectors for the O.'iriflmas tree
Edward Oijllerton, Forks Quesnel. and lv<'"' "-rouwi this wetk and will continue
Win-M. Williams, Stanley aie regis-1 to gatfur in the shekels for a few weeks
lered at tbe Pioneer Hotel. yet.
:>,'. Mantle
|i. W. liowlan I", oi the Ii, 0- Express
Co'*. olHce Aal'croft, was in town thia
wiek lookiuaover the il. X, 1 luinc.-e.
Political meeting Iu Saulinl'a hall tbie
evening at 8:30. Mr. tiallilier tlio lib-
end eaudidate will address the electors.
0. IV. Brett reluming lo town the
find of the week from Alexander cri ek,
where ho lias heen   for  several   weeks
Evening service will he held in the]
Church ui Ennlaia) on . inday next,]
fi'.lh inat, by Itev. Mr. Bastin, at 7:110,
W. J. Gonel, government auditor who
spent several days in town left the first
of the week on his tour tinough the
F. M. Hard who lias been employed at
the Anderson Lake Go _ mill on Mr-
Gillivray creek, expects to leave shortly
for iiridge liiver.
During the last month  several miners-
from Cariboo   have arrived in this   section and will try tbeir  fortunes in   the
jUUoOet district.
Jas. B. Uren is now occupying hie
house juft completed nnd i!r. T. S.
P.rett and family will live in the house
vacated by Mr. I'ren.
John A. Murray bas returned from
(he coiiBt ami will remain in this section
for Eome time. lie IB now engaged at
the Excelsior House.
Mr. T. 1!.   Pemberton who   spent   a |
couple weeks hunting through the di.-t
rict left by Sunday's st; _e for  Victoria,
pot having been very successful,
_ j
L  (J. Burns   and family  left  Sunday
morningfor Victoria where they will re-;
side in the future.     Mr. Burns will   re-j
turn in the spring to Bridge Kiver,
Mr. J. N. Jensen who has worked the
past season tor Mr. Brown on the North
Fork, is in town and will leave shortly
for Loa Angeles, Cal., to visit his family, I
Wm. Halymore, who lias been at the
Excelsior House for some   time   is on   n
trip to Bridge   Eiver and on Ida   return i
will leave for California for tho winter.
Wm. i.rguson, who has been in the
Bridge river section during tlie past sea-
fton, left last, wed: for Vancouver where
he will spend the winter with his iamily.
This wet-u the  new   Bteamboat  com-:
pany purchased Fred   H. .Cinder's boat, ;
the  Minnehaha,   and   will   put  it on
Anderson Lake to connect with the boat
running on Seaton Lake.
Last week one of our local poets
handed into  Tije Phospectob office one
nl bis own production. Owing to its
length and lack of space we ore compelled to hold it over for some time.
Father Marchal, Father Ohirouse and
Marcus Daly, tho mining: man r
Montana, died in New Yoik on tlia 13.h.
Can cgie   ndl.ers   to   Ids   content ion j
that lo die rich is to die disgraced and ii
seems to bean excellent thing (or the
country.     II"  i-  clou!  to lessen   his'
chances, of tljinit this way bv (jiv ng |3,-
I tor the founding i f a tcboul.
TbeCanadian Hank of Commerce and
tlie Bank of British Columbia have
given notice o( tbeir intention to apply
o ihe Federal 'I iverntiient for approval
of tbe agreement [or the purchase by
the Bank of Commerce of the entire assets ot the Bank of British Goluiuuia.
Tried to tteb tlie Unci..
Vancouver, November 17.—At Nanaimo a bolt) attempt was made to rob
the bank of British Columbia j ist before
daybreak this- morning aud in ihfending
the vault i'uivis Smith, a clerk ol the
bmk who Bleeps in tha premises aa u
guard, was shot hy the burglais, who
however escaped. Bmith's wound will
not prove fatal, Tne burglar seemed
no treasure.
''Prophetess," said tbe jo-ular younu
man, extending his palm, ''canst nnd
the fnttipi ? I would fain know what il
has in Biore for me.
"The page i-» somewhat spoiled, bui
still legible," tl,e fortune teller replied,
bending over it. "I am able to foresee.
young i-ir, that you will never die from
excessive use ot Soap and water."—Chicago Tribune.
Citi/i-ri  Association.
An Association to be known as the
Vancouver Citizeua' Association was
formed last week. A meeting was called for the purpise by Messrs. T. Punn
B. Kelly and VV. A. Oauipbsll. Toe
meeting was held in a room in the M -
Kinnon" Block, and considering the
sborlness of ihe notice given, there wa»
a good attendance. The objects of the
meeting were ainiounceil as follows: T ■
scenic a direct steamship service between Vancouver and the north. Tlie
establishment for tbo propise-1 mini in
Vancouver, direct railway communication with the Sic.-.ilkameen, Kereineos,
and - iiit.hern Kootenay districts. Tliop,
Dunn was elected chairman and made a
few remarks in which be gave an outline of the work which the association
proposed d ling, and added tli.it it -van
intended to bring out a business man
for mayor next year, ai -1 ahoa noinin
ation of n con. oil of business men. Tne
question of lhe mint lor Vancouver, the
northern steamship tradp, was informally discussed and judging by the
tenor of ihe remarks made, Vancouver
will have a hustling city council and
mayor next year who will look well after
thecitv'a interest. It was decided to
leave the matter of the Vancouver-Skag-
way seivice in the hands of a committee
who would make a thorough investigation and report at another meeting,
It wns also decided to appoint a committee to meet lion. Mr. Sifton on the
mailer of the mint.
Tit,- Board of License rommlulnnera, will
meet al the L'om I K---i- . Lillis - t, n. <:., on the
lliili <!:,;       ' er I as ai
Duncan Frasei of the Excelsior Hotel, Lillooet, .i . foi u renewal ot Ids hotel liquor
Apnllcationotvrtlllani P. Allen nf toe Pioneer
Hotel, Lillooet, li. i ., lor a reneu. ' ■
liquor ! c
Application of Daniel Hurl t '■' tho Hotol
Vict       Li i. c„ for ;. renewal oi iiis
hotel liquor m-, use.
Application of John Collum of  Ihe   R
Hotel.SuckerCreek. Bridge P.Ivor liistrli I
far a renew;,.' of hla hotel liquor Hi - :
Application from J. C. Shermer of radw tin
ler I'n    l, 1   Irli ftlver Dl   i     .!'".;
ttquor license for tic Codivnlladcr Hotel.
ApplleiUiou from '.. A. Ward ol Ward's Land-
Ins:, Bridge Itlvor Dlstrl it, ll.c, forahotel
llcenau lei the iVrry Hotel.
It. a. ;.
Chiel l.ieeii -e Insj
West Lllli oel Llcen*  Dlstrl
Lillooet  n ' ., N'oveiul     : iih. 180 I.
Making Shop.
J_ts. E. A. Webster.
j      CHERRY,
A. B.TBIN. CJ I !... hUBLlIC.
I.ill.:..  -1.   !'.. C
Notary Public, Accountant and
\litiiri&   i irolcer
[t_tiort«Otl Milling I'n . rrtiiw
LILf.OOKT mid RKI1H1E KlVIiU. !i. C
i. IX .HE*)  r.tNVrVr1.'    ...
EatabUshed  I Incorporated 189a
ImporteM and Joiibers of HARDWARE,
Iron, Steel, GU»», PaiuU. Olla Motali, sioves, Tir.«-»rc, Guns, etc.  '
We make a specialty of supplier* for
Mills, Miiu-... [II lekjimith*. Ihiltroads. Contractom, Lumbermen, etc.
Agents for;-     Oiunt IV.wuVr C,\ Mcj»»tic. Hleel hanees
{■ai.bankt finales Canton Mininitfiieel
IV.men'- Kn-li.-h Fate Bpooner'a Cuioieriue
Registered Tmdemurk "BtrjCSET "
COM! :Axv,
Our giiaranleed secmitv plan isa popular nnd prolilable policy to the admired.
It will P,v y,,u to see our mics 1 ddfcient plana before takina out a policy.
Wil. EtOLDEX, Inspector, Vanconver. THOS. McADAM, Krorlncial Manager.
Ilfi IQFl ■
uohl   nuu^E        :■•;-;-;■:.. ; ;...h.u.>.;„h„;„'AA.j;
\ ancouver, 1 . V. v «n/«\
■   nn: rox & hlackptoxe, Proj
--ask  yonu GHOCEit  for	
Mineral Act, 1896.
(Form K.)
Certificate of Improvements.
PAVII    IfYN        PI   OI TD
Itr* for ml men.      la ,:•     ''     l   i V   JLillUl^ -     L/OUii\«
l.i riM>
Mar i i     mi .; 'ng    Mineral
1 ■ i;t ihe MUuoet Mining Divi
sion of i.iiii.... r Dlstrl t,    Where located,
'.-■-.■        rack.
Take notU'u thnl [, Daniel Hurley frae minor's
.: 'ate '•■ ■  ■   . ngenl for N. ' ■    , i
Ian fie  miner!   ueri   -.■,. e \,.  17'jg.i,... \. Mui
ray free   mini r's  ocrtffictiti   No,  29801,   VV   J,
Vbeiltoi ibie  11■ -■ ■ ■ 11 : 'ate N ».  I-1' I,
WiIHm ■ No. 17944
and  John  i'   May free mini - '■■ cer i;: ate No,
il (82, In rend, sixty days from the date hereof,
to apply to the Mining  Recordci  for a Cerilll
« ate "i  [m pn   ei for the pui pose of ob-
tfl Ining d drown Ornnl <>f the n> ove idain s.
And  fur th ■■■■ take uotJuo lliai action, undei
■ i 37, mui I bo i onimeneed }h'i^;li \ he :- ■
suai      of such Cenil   ate of Iniprovi ments.
Dated this fifth day of November, 1900.
Mineral Act, 1896.
(Form F.)
Certificate of Improvements.
Hiram and Coprlaud Mineral ('laimB, sllnate
in the Lillooet   Mining Division ofLillooel
District.    Where located;     On the
bunk of Cadwalladii r creek.
Take notice thai  I. Alfred Wellington Smith,
free miner's certificate So. I_0H2, Intend, sixty
days from I be date hereof, to apply i<i the mining recorder for a certificate of improvements,
for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of
the above claims.
And further take notiee thai action, under
<cction : 7, must t<" commeuced before the Issuance of audi certificate of Improvements.
Dated this fourth day of Octob ir 1900.
tCia<.  i .
Daily Tourii: Cars
Tuesdays and S;i! tirclays
Il is :i limuc prnrluclion ami slmiilj lie used by every patriotic f.imily In the district.
R. 6 W. GUmmo, Manufacturers.
Pavilion   .. 0.
-I- >%■• •;>•;-:■ m'' >■•'-:• ^^mm^^mf^mM.
Trftitu pits? I.yiton ae follo«8;
East nouna, 2.M Vi - st Boiind .>.'.':■
Pamplilets furnUlieil free.
!•:. ,i. novLE,
A. O. .'.. 1'.,
Vrtnc luvei.;!.!'
'i H0S. CLACK,
r.yllim, ll.r
notice     SEATON L
in the estate ol Oua Emil Johneon, decease d.
Sealed tenders addressed to Ihe undersigned
will be receive"] up toSaturday, the lal day of
Deceraljer( 1900, for tbe purchase of nn un-
llvlded one-half interest in the Clondyke Mineral Claim, situate on Cadwallader Croek, In
f.illooct District, H. C. Further particulars will i
be furnished on demand. Highest or any ten- ;
Jcr uot necessarily accepted.
hl'.N.s MURPHY
Ashcroii B. -'.
Solii Uor for tho Exei utor.
The  agreement between Alex. McDonald
ol  the  I lotel V,. loria ■ f Lillooet, ii. ('., ami i
I '-■■■ irge Pans      ha   heen i incelied.'    All lia- I
i   ■     imed I      ! ■ irge Sanson ami all
■'■ '■■■ ■ are indebted to the hut< i are n quested to '
pay s une to i -anit i Hurley,    ' '■■..,. Sanson.
I illooet, B. '.'., Nov. 5th, igoo.
j, vi, iviacKinnon
Mining Properties
Properties Bondea
I Vancouver B. O'
ciwym —
oil I! lulLL, j3sro"w eots^--
Lillooet, b. c.    : Don't Forget the Ashcroft Tailor
Have-in stock all kinds of     r h.™ j.,si ^m. „!Ti i™M,„-iti„tal, !tonofT-.._..wonu.i.,8.^,
Dried     Lumber,     Pinishina ''*««<*»i»<i>ei''t«-i«.  ■■■<   - — —i-
Lumber and Moulding. '_^____'^ ^™'°__~n^
A'! ;"•'■'"\ wil' .r:;,,li.vr TTTIj] LEIL___.j_TID^--B52==-.!
prompt attention,    u rite tor —
prices or apply at the yard. Conwrol ilasiings and Granville Stieels,       '\r \X('OU\'],,]i   R   ('
falandCIjrarMannfaauringCo. RJ.AndersonftCo'CANADIlN PACIFIC
Notice  is   hereliy  given   thai   ai  the next
meeting ol the lio ird of License ' lommi
-I-.,   I   intend u> apply  for a transfer of the
hotel liquor license of the Pioneer Hotel, to
ll. Nelsoi. W. F, ^LLEN.
Lillooet l:.''.
November, 15th 1900.
ff E
_c____rxjOO_3s, b n
General Hardware,
1'aints, Oils and Varnishes,
Stoves, Enameled iron
and Tinware.
and Itntscl Wire 1'elulliR.
_«_,.v. i._t.,_lt<u,   i/amei wiinou^t; iinu    y\ _      vr ■<
Father Kohr'spent  lite past few   vcekn   U A17'1       I H _t f-M
in ihia vicinity.     ii is tlie intention lor  1\U| (il    11UIL1)
two of them to r<-Bii.le liero permanently "
Sucker Creek, II. (',
in the future ami will erect a email mission neur the church
Lillooet, B. C.
Manufacturer <•( all bind of
None ini! tho bq t mfttorltj] uaqd.    Minora or
prospectors   Bending In   orders   will   i    ■
prompt attention and satisfaction Buaranti ed.
J ii \g? t_, <*
Rates -*2 iui'1 $2.00 per tHy
N'.'w,  modern    mid   llisl   li Rooms nil
Vietorifl  to  Vancouver—Unilj", except  Mon-
L 7 a.m.   Vancouver to Viitoria -Daiiynt
1,30 o'clock p.m., or on Arrival of Ihe C.P.R. ao.
!   |l    111
! • fi ■ .iii.r kj iamcra will leave Victoria
itl i.' p.m on Minday,  r.ic.-.tlfy nnd Thurnda>*i
«iid Vancouver al 12 p.m. on  Wednesday  au'tl
Min.r« Steel, Picks, Rhnvels, etc., Wire Cable   Friday,
Leave Victoria fi _■ New Weatminster, I.Hrtucr.
!.,.; i and r_la»di Monday, Wednesday ami
1 da; ui ," H.in. !.ii;m.' New tVeKtminster for
Victoria and Way Ports- -Tuesday, Thursday
ind tsnturttay m V p.m
Sloainshipp of lliifl  eompany  will lonve for
Fori   Ulmnauu  and   Intermediate  points,   via
; Vn toi la, ev«j ■■ Suiidav ai II p.m.
: ,w,f!  w»tcii.«'«;. i'   •      ■  .1"/ AI.ASKA koute.
i''1'-*'"'" "!   i'-«H"'»: -,': on,.,i -..:     -.. wnieaw every
i- '"V ■ ynnr i ,, y ..,  >ii uol'TK.
.__.. 'wir'iPO'RiJD,
I li 'T1CIAN
VASi Ol'VEli,   -   •   •
i\ l.o \\ ill I
fltenm   lieRted.      ('iilsiitu   utul   table uurviu
.     , ,   ,.ci fnn I'Hine |»
Vi.y. olll
Mrs. K. A. Webster received tha Eml
news Monday evening ol the death ol
her motlie:-, Mrs. .Inine-i Jrletolier, nt
Oxford Milts, Ont,, which took place
• ui November 1st. Thu ilec.ense.l was
HI veara of ape nml leaves twelve children to mourn her demise,
A mealing of the Hoard of Licence
commissioners, which consists ol John
Marshall, Wm. Durban and Kuli!. D.
(luniniinL', nnd Ohief LicenBO Inspector
K. A. Hume, will meet at the court
l.oufc, Lillooet, on, Saturday 16th day
of December, to consider the application for renewals and new hotel liquor'
li. encee.
Word  has been   received ol tho   death   of
Charles   Wilson,   mail gei ofths  St.   Alice
hold nt llic Ihiiiiion Mui s|.iii.,...      The •}■■
ceased gentlemnn died at Oakland, Cal., on
Wednesday evening  las! wh.'l; on hi, v.   ,    i
deceased gentleman   was very  popiil r
wm one of the mosl widely known men in
tiBvinre.     He wm alioid 56 years of aj ,
s (!»OUihl !" ■ * i CO n   ,'r 1111 Aii/o.ri.
COL1 hi ,v io;'i;i:t.!\, Props.
< Vnli'al noinl for Briflgo
Hiver Miners nnd Prospectors. (lood nccom-
modation.    -
Si ihle in 1 ontiei lion
Excelsior I louse
Dining j^ooni.
J.IJ.r.OOET, B. c.
A. WOODS, Pr printor,
First Class ?_&ais Served.
Open day arid night. Short
Ord.rs a Spacialty.
Vree llus. rrn|irietorp
1     -:   Alberni   and
: . h   Hiel   -. ,Ji  ol
•■        '.   -    J   ClUAlSln.l
■   ■ Kill   'd   ' 'I'UlL'il'l,
11 : -t<   .Inilttoli
.  1      1 :   J5TON,
1  "11    ,1' elsrhi \gent.
■■   1 i :
Cariboo and Lillooet
C3ii,.uiiA.i   wiu,wi btaufe rr.ivei auction t
"Tho Buff-legged Ghost _nd Otbev Stories,"
OrOAi: APIs l"0H THE
British Lion
°"   Mainland
\.m1 neriu   Mini c                    ;. : ■;   ,. nhe "   ■'   b   '   :
■, [_a they are not $ ■, >,.,.{>
■\ hoy an :'"' um . ,   ,-. of ib<> lio'i nai '!'■■
bu.co  bul   nre <>l                    11 ■■.   h ,
il M be ] .1 •■-'-!■ ■■■ - . .   -"i ■ u ■.-■
1   L/
\ m «-• r i c a '
O'tnton rwi   w*ny polnU,  RIonua ,   jamea  Vvhit-
\V.(!;i" iltiy nnd Friday. combRl]ey.An
.   ,                •    rt    1*1         \r      1     t Jlliiairiitcd vol-
All  1101 n in in Uariboo, Momln;'-. ume of original
Lilliiootdireut, Monday ami .'i-.i ^,^;\:
Foi Ice of Q lesiu-l e, in d way pniti fccetloua nura-
V in,In v Brnphsand col-
'   """,- . toqulcB, a book
A     Pl'l     II"    I'O-'- ' r    ..    a.,.,,    , lhlU     v;m     uot
'1       1 *■. \i       't   \ ■■ .' dtiappolnt  Hid
;. 1,1,  i   '. . reader, p« it
entorr,   a   now
and heretofore
t unexplored
fk-lit of humor.
I. A  bOOB in bo
rt-iil tila id :'.: i
1  J 'i ed among
23 Water Sir
I    _'    UMIVAfi    [■  f;r, yourfrtenda.1Contains "Tbe Bow-lemred Oho« »
WM. TJKTJKN,                     J    ■■'       -i..U.hlJ, l.lj o S-.vijen Ezra San* Flnit Baar*T_e___n\*hi
iM'FA(jru*E«.                 ,.  ...    ...     ,  ... ,.      _oulll.t.J'™B:l1'',   "Poselble Tiilea   of  Piuine
MErA'AUtOKT. _jjd.". "Rocleur  Actre__," etc, etc   This ilret
edition bjiuud in clnllt, prliiitil on extra Hno
P. r; >"■',."'^"i'li'ly tlie bolt hnmoronii hook pub-
liehnil. Worth O.S0, mailed Dcatnld for $1.00.
Order at onco. Bend forour new ipedal Fllus-
troteJ caUloirne mailed free. Olmayou the low
•it prices on allgoi ; bookii. Addnts all orde.s to
bank "in   iinj   •),'. THE WERNER COMPANY,
»t«.raped  onve'o e.      M«ni:fnclii   "-,    Tl .,.,.,   ,..,.,.     ,,   ,    "iwaMti »»e lliaafaotwan, Akrcj  Ohio.
floor, II.I !.'««■ u./i« V . 1 1 JO, J >•*- 'A'"   1 I'.ll, b.l ~»e n'ora,, romp.u>-'- :l,o..,iB'Oj- >,l .U..J--1, l,i*
WANTKP-ATfVEMAS-tiF,    lODrRAnAC. '             ^WeS.il'.ro,
ter to iHiv^r ati'1 cnneci n,  v.- ■■   •, . ■  m i ■       b    ,.. , . imlnatfoii.
for old e tnplii .  ,i. (	
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