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Vol. 6, No.28
$1.00 a year.
ollty Samoa t» K* Much on the Lln»» o/
Napoleon'* Forcery uf i'ett-r
the i_rea_'i. Will.
The pass.ipfe    through thc Duid.iii
Flics   of   two  unarmed Kussian  toi-
Kdo-boat    destroyers is an incident
Lipparcntly     insigniticant    in    itself,
pmt,   viewed   in the light    of   Oreat
k'.iitain's traditional distrust ot ilus-
|ii,  and  under  the magnii'yiivg glass
'.I irresponsible alarmists,     it■■* "ap-
l.eurs to be almost a menace to   the
ri.xlstenco of the Empire.    Lis Majesty's representative at Constantinople
fias    protested to the l'oite,  who '*
the guardian of the Black   Sea, and
though no answer has been returned,
uiy possible explanation has been already    anticipated    and discounted.
Jl'hc action of the Russians was    an
■open violation of the Treaty of Par-
|is.    England aaauines her attitude of
il.tuous   indignation,     and    Huasia
(uietly pursues her policy.
BalUbnr..'■ Famoun Mang.
When England and. France under-
Itook to uphold the totteiing Turkish
U-uipire, and threw themselves   upon
Jtussia in the Crimean War, the for-
liner country, as Lord Salisbury has
■since said, "put its money on the
Jwrong horse."   However, the "wrong
horse" waa first under the wiic.
|When the war was about at an end,
Lord Lyndfiiirst vigorously declared
Ithnt "there could be no place with-
lout first destroying Russia's Black
KSea fleet, and laying prostrate the
[foitifications which protected it."
I'Jherefore    the    great    docks      and
defences of Sebastopol, designed    in
1830 hy an English engineer, were
^demolished, and the Treaty of Paris
_Whi__i concluded the conflict expressly
provided that the fortress should nob
rebuilt and that thc Black Sea
Ts'iould be free from the warships of
[every power. The key to the Black
'."-'ed is the Dardanelles, swinging ostentatiously at the Sultan's guide.
| Russia's eye has ever been upon i*-
tint Violation or Treaty.
Prince Gortchakofl, whose ambition
lit was to be the Birsnarck of Rustia,
l~-~.w his opportunity in 1870 when
] France and Germany were at war.
I He issued a curt notification of the
' Czar's intention to abrogate. that
lause of the Treaty of Paris which
Lforbade the rebuilding of Sebastopol.
rFrance was in no position to object;
[England could not but file a formal
Jprottst. Thus Sevastopol is strong-
fer than ever before.
An Allee.<l Ur.. ch ai Faith.
By   the   treaty of   Berlin in 1878,
[which   made   peace   between   Kussia
land   Turkey after their second conflict,    all the powers were rewarded
I for their kindly forbearance. It whs
iithcn that Britain got Cyprus,  while
'the Black    Sea was made formally
[what it already waa geographically,
la Russian lake     No .restrict ions were
[removed, however, from the passage
of the  Dardanelles.      These    straits
were    to     remain    inviolate.       Tba
'Czar's land frontier was extended t>»
► embrace Kars, a port of |Batoum.  It
"' wet* stipulated that Batoum shou.il
remain unfortified, but Russia    soon
found fccrasion 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 powers at the time of thc treaty     that
Batoum might be protected.
What Did th* t.adaat ■•■■:
Once upon a time Prof. Wilson, of
Edinburgh, wrote on the blackboard
. in his laboratory:—"Prof. Wilson informs his students that hn ha.s this
•day been appointed honorary physician to the Queen." Jn the course of
tfc_» morning he had occasion to leave
the room, and found on his return
tnat a student had added to the announcement the words: "Uod save
the Queen.!'
rUlil.lSllliD   liVliKY   SATURDAY
il" I.ILl.OOET,  B.C. __
mr t i : p 11< 'K iron huri.i.hinu company.
TNE PKilSI'Kt-lOK l» the only paper pub-
_hed in thr l.iiloiiet Diatrict, and Is all h(Hac
_iilnc.r)|illoim: One OoIUVh vear in ndvauee.
*.lv~. liMin, iK.es made known on k|.|.II< Kli.ni.
I'o'i're8|i0llil.liee is invneilon nil 111~.ll.i- of
,.nlilie or local Interest. All coniiiiiiiilcKtions
must he HeeompHiiied liy the imme of the
«iller, Imt not iioci'bsmi lly for publication.
Tlie l.iMo......electoI-lHIlire pie-
pi net I, if neetl lie, to vtite A. M.ic-
(loimld inl.ci ntPt-e ii(ttiiin.
Some of our exeliiinoeH seem to
tiesire l.octMivey the impieKNioii
thnt Premiev Mcllride's method
«»f ilenliii" with theciiNe of Arch.
MnctloiiiiM is without precedent.
The Knniloo|is Sentinel calls the
I'remier's net "norotjit |>fece;of
ini|>ertiiieiiee." Kvitlently t h e
action of the Premier is constit-
utioiinl or he would uut lie allow
ed 7o lii'inji* iu the Hill. We commend to Hie Sentinel's notice the
issue of the Victoria. Daily Colonist for January 26, iu whicli ure
.several hits of iniuiiiintion for
the Sentinel's scrap hook. The
following* ■ h a. sample clipping*
from page 4 of issue referred to:
"Twice within recent years, and
within the personal knowledge of
gentlemen silting in the present
House, have similar men mi res
lieeii passed through t.he Legislature without opposition. In
1895 Premier Pavie carried such
a. hill to relieve the sitting int.ni-
Iter, Mr. J.I). Prentice, from |-entities for silting in Ihe House
when it was lielieved his opponent, wus entitled to the seat, jih
was proved afterwards to lie the
c.is'. In .1891) the Semlin government introduced a bill to all*
ow .Messrs Deuuennd Prentice to
sit. during the session."
Mr. A. Macdonald has the confidence of I he Voters of this di.-
trict ton deoree III tie tilt.Km., ot tl
hy outsiders, und it will tnke a
grent deal more than his mere
misiippielieusiou of the law to
shake Hint, confidence.
a m,^iiAim&^mi^^
v       LOCAL NEWS       *
J). Ilainillim nnd pniliieis nre
tlown from Itridoe river with n
plentiful supply iif>>'o|,| dust.
The low'i .c. iool hns lieen finu-
ignted this week. No mor<. in-
erodes,    i '       '•'
Mr. llnmiUUti.''■ „_ the dre)^!',
returned from Kamlotipw l;i-l>
Monthly,'* l
liemeudier  lhe "At Nome" nt
Mr. i|. II. Tren's next Tuesday.    |
A  _f«k«   *f  Wbltih   tk*  Sainll  B*]r   Wa*
Tksrsagbly A*fca__«4.
Dean Farrar, who was at one time
head master of Marlborough College,
had what one ol his boys, who writes of him in Cornhill, calls "thc
great maimer." Therefore, he was
admired and reverenced, and sometimes gently smiled at. Often,
in his teaching, his mind
wandered to other things while
ho mechanically. repeated . the
statement \Vhieh the lesson demanded. It happencji, too, that he sometimes forgot how often he had said
a thing important enough to be uttered more than once. The boys
noticed this, and were sometimes
tempted to play upon his unsuspicious 'nature; but whenever any of
them led him into the trap, they
were always speedily sorry (or it.
During one term there wore weekly
lessons in thc Septuagint, where the
Greek words for "word" and "work"
&rs interchanged, llcgularly every
Monday morning the dean would explain- this confusion in the words'.
"The reason why ergon is used here
instead of logos is that it is a
translation- of the Hebrew word da-
bar, which means both 'word' and
'thing.' "
The last monosyllables would come
rolling out, in the grand manner,
like thc boom of a great boll
One morning a light-minded boy
Whispered to another, "Wc have not
had dabar yet.   Shall I get it?"
"Do, if you dare."-
"If you please, sir," said the mischievous one, "why is ergon used
instead of logos, in the passage just
"Ah," replied the master, "you
could not be expected to know (hnt.
The reason is—" and forth rolled thc
usual explanation.
To see thc dean walk with stately
tread into the open trap was not too
small a joke to please a schoolboy.
There was a moment of suppressed
delight, but succeeding that a remorseful silence; and after the session the boy-joker was begged by his
fellows never to repeat the jest.
No schoolmaster was ever more
sensitive to poor results than was
this one. . At a certain history lesson, when a boy bad failed to answer some trifling question, thc
master flung down his book and exclaimed, "My dear boys! I am profoundly discouraged. For fifteen
years of my life 1 have been letting
down a bucket into an empty well,
and drawing it up' again. For fifteen years of my life I havo been
pouring out water' upon the arid
sand." Then he gathered up his
books and fled.
A few boys laughed. The others
cried, "Shame! shame!" on those
who did it. And the next lesson
was splendidly prepared,
Wealthy hikI M-.:,i:.iUv.
Mr. Balfour is not il. politics for
money* He has a private income ot
about $100,000 a year. He is a
close student of literature and the
arts. For one picture, "The Legend
of the Drier Rose," which Mr. Balfour purchased from Burne-Joncs, he
paid ?75,000. Seasic!;ne*ls prevents
him from traveling abroad. The secret of Mr. Balfour's ba< helorhood
has never been revealed. It is said
that at ono time he offered his heart
and hand to n captivating lady, who
did not accept the honor, and hence-
forwnrd, though an admirer of the
■ex, Iv has been invulnerable to Cupid's arrows.
The Convention of B.C. Conservatives willtakeplace at Victoria
on February 1st.
Col. Munro, the Liberal candidate in North Oxford, has heen
returned at I he polls.
Kraest Cashel, IheCalgary convict, was recaptured this week,
.ind will liehunoed next Tuesday.
The Sulfcin of Turkey has ex
pressed his willingness to lihernte
all Macedonian prisoners ou the
promise of their good conduct.
An explosion of gus at Chew-
wick mines, near Pittsburg, has
blocked the entrance to the work
ings hi which 184- men nre shut
The bye-election at Gateshead,
England, caused by the death of
Sir Wm. Allan, ha.s resulted in a
victory for John Johnson, Liberal free-trader.
And the nath tbat leads to a House of Tour
Cllrahl ww* the bowldered hills,
And the p.itlis that lead to a Rank Account
Are xwept H,v t'ie blast that kill?.
Rut the iniiu .ivlio starts In the paths t» <J»I
In the La.ijr Hills mar go astray.
Over oi_e half of the workmen
employed at the St Lbu.t. Exhibition buildings hnve been obliged
to quit work on account of' the
severe weather.
The Japanese Minister to.Canada reports thnt already 200
Canadians have offered themselves for service under Japan iu
I he event of war with Russia.
YVhittaker Wrig'it, the great
financier, took poison last Tins-
day, and died one hour nfter being sentenced to seven years imprisonment} for fraud. |
Attorney-fieiiernl Campbell, of
Winnipeg, is proposing several
changes in Manitoba's liquor law,
among which is the total abolition of saloon licences. j
Advices from Soinaliland say
tlmt) Kenan's mounted infantry
surprised a body of the Mullah's
forces ou January 17, killing 50
speiirsmen, and capturing ..,000
camels, and thousands of sheep.
A'great gold strike is reported
from San Rosa, Aaiz. It consists
of aledge six feet wide and having
a 15 inch paystreak. It contains
wire gold, and promises to be one
of the greatest mines iu the West.
The manuscript of "Milton's
Paradise Lost," was offered for
sale iu London last Monday. A
bi.l of #23,000 wa,s refused, lhe
reserve price heing $25,000.
iSo far as ascertained mi Auier.
icna offers have vet been made.
Mr. Hull Labbuck  ivlla How It Kevin U
B«! Kaaelccd Ituuud In iiKTicatiUK
Water* of Cup* Hum.
Cape Horn has always been thc
terror of sailors. Mr. Basil Lubbock, who went round the horn in a
"wind-jammer" and put his experiences into a book, tells how it leelt*
to be knocked about in the cape
seas. During thc gale of which he
writes the docks weie full of water,
some big seas were coining; aboard,
and the men had a dillicult jou clewing up the mizzen upper topsail,
..which had conic in as soon as the
topgallantsails were fast. Thin eairiu
thc terrible business of squaring in
thc yards, one of thc most dangerous of all jous when a heavy sea i.s
running. lViuny a .'hip hus lost - it
whole watch over the side while the
men wore at work on thc braces.
Continuing,  Mr. Lubbock s.u>s:
"I was about fifth on the rope
with old Wilson sjng.ng oul on one
side of mc and Higgins on the olur.
We had hardiy la-.en two puilb i.t
the . brace when a >. huge sea broke
aboard right over our lieuds, und
both watches wtrc swept off their
feet in every direction.
"Wilson, Higgins und I received the
full force of it. lor one tiny moment of time 1 saw the groat.hiKS.it*;
mass aa it reared its loaui.n^ iuj
higher and higher above us, and tl* n
crash! it toppled its whole wciguc
upon us.
"Knocked down and overwhelm, d
by thc monster, I hung to tlio brace
with all my Strength, i nuer waio:,-
with my heels above mv hi_-ud, I s«w
dimly thc round bundles \w8.iiAfr
near me which 1 knew were Wilton
and   Higgins.
"Over uiul over thc sea rolled incy
and hurled ine with terrible lorcv
against thc main-hauli, nnd three
times uiy poor right kne-e caiiiQ
against  llie  ring-bolt.
"I hung to the brucc until the
wuter tore it from my gr«>|i, und
awny I wont',' first my head up, thai
my feet- a ployihmg to iti*.- whim ol
the water.
"It wushed' mc round the hatch,
bumped me against thc fife-rail, ami
rolled mo into the scuppers. I got
entangled nnd disentangled with o;h-.
i»r human bundles, and never for a ■
second could I get my head above
"At lust the water began to n.n
off, and 1 found myself s.tiing up
with my Ir-nd but. I luy to the stut-
boui'il of tlie nia ii hate Ii. I lose lu
IUU ill thu scii|;pris lay three nn n iu
a tangled mass* Mixed up in tho h.e-
rnil were two more. Another luy..
gasping on his.l.iuii under the bl'ra.i,
of tlio  poop.
"Above the gale I heard the male'*
voice, 'Main-brace, there! Up you
get.* "
"I picked myself up, dazed antl
hulf-drowi.eil. The capt an, who \.> _t,
oil the poop, seeing the sNhole of his
ship's en w washing about the Hocks,
dashed down to lhc deck u,i to his
waist in water, went to tho head of
the bra e. and < herring us ou and
hauling to his own singing out, i-o. n
got us goiiiK Ogatn.
"No one was lost. Such is l'ro-
vt'dt-ltcc! .We ought to )« •* be. n .
killed; wc ought to hjivo been wti' lied i>\erbo»id: but at sen liovid. n c
has constantly to intervene, or no
Pallor would live Itii,;."
• <> r re--,..
At n bnn<|iiet in Ottrxvn n s «•:»' _••
was cie.te.l Wil.il cms den ■''.» imi-
plaUSC.. "Tl is :vcept i<>i>v"-:'' ' I .•■ s i ,
':eiiii"d- re .of- '• he It - I lo l..r.;, w (^ .
Biotlipr ste i »"'! t.i- llin do* .' i n'l'. I!
ed V.il i -I V* i'i i-'.' ,*, i T hi-..,- |
culls the boy po' .'d his 1 e d nr«.
the Imi'ii and snid, "|i(i \n .-.« e (
1U1,  or  aiv you  only  j,m'   Ijullvijp
A  Colossal   It n il.l inir.
Tlie building in We'-t Kensington,
which is to E_r\e iis the new Home
of Thrift, is colossal. Three of its
many rooms haCe ca h a leiiRth of
no less than 850 feet. it hus hetn
erected on a sitcv known as the
olyinpia annox. The front, whi h
fates Blvthe road, is in the Renaissance st.v'e. and built of Portland
stone and n<| brick. In the cent e,
which is almost wholly of stone, is
the main entrnn e, in the form of
three ar-hos, leading into Ihe quadrangle beyond. On either side of the
arches is a bay surmounted by a
dome-lopped tower, and between
these towels is a spare for a dock.
The centre, with its towers antl with
its facade decorated with a considerable amount of carved work, mal e:-i
the main f.-attire of the building,
from an ai chitcltiial point of view,
and breaks what would otherwise be
a monotonous array of windows in
so extended a front. In form, lhe
building is a hollow square, with
the north and south bloc' s continued on both sides beyond the cast
and west blocks, the pro.'e'ting ends
s iggesttng that the present structure, huge though it be, is only a
portion of the complete design, to be
continued, perhaps, as necessity requires.
Frankfort Moore's   Successful Story After
Seven'.een  Years of Waiting.
In the . course of an interesting
sketch of Mr. F. Frankfort Moore,
the novelist, M.A.P. says:—
"He may take a certain honest
pride in his hard-won success, but
vanity is not to be laid to his
charge. 'Swelled head' is a disease
which rarely attacks those who have
thoroughly Teen through the mill.'
If he displayed a literary bent at an
early age, he received no encouragement to pursue it. Indeed, as he haa
related in his autobiography, his father, on discovering the MS. of an
Arctic novel, promptly burned it.
However, if nominally e-.igaged in thc
study of the higher mathematics, he
continued to write in secret, and
eventually sold an epic to Messrs.
Smith arxi   F.lrt«»
Canada's Finances   Receipts Keach Theli
Highest  Klsui-e-Kxpaiision   in 25
Veins -Deposits l.iow Finely.
In thc annual report on the public
accounts of Canada for 11*02, thc
Deputy Minister, Mr. J. M. Courtney, offer., the following remarks:
"I find that this is the twenty-lifth
annual report 1 nave had the honor
to present as Deputy Minister of Finance. At the time of the publication of my first teport, the faiil.t.es
for keeping in touch with the different parts of the Dominion were very
different from what they aie to-day.
At that lime it was a matter of as
much difficulty to go f.om the eastern part of tlie Dominion to the
.western part as it is to-day to go
fiom Ottawa to South Afiica. The
province, have Lee;; moulded into one
confederation. The Dominion of Canada has arrived ut a stage of development that even the most sanguine Canadian of tho.e da>s hardly
dreamed of, and there is every likelihood that the progress of thc coming years will te even greater.
"It has bee-n my pleasant duty and
privilege to have taken part during
the past quarter of a cei tury in
solving many public financial problems, and looking back over the
perjod 1 feel it can he said that, as
a whole, the dopaitment his not
been unsuccessful in i;s undertakings.
The luiin.i-.'s  l-.xiuiiis..>n.
"As the business of tho count: y
increased the worK of the department
increased in like proportion. Some
idea of this evolution may be inferred from the statement that on my
entry upon the duties of the office of
Deputy Minister the amount of Dominion notes in circulation of all
kinds, huge and small, was less thun
the circulation to-day of the notes
of small denominations only (SI and
-■-•. The total amount of Dominion
notes in circulation has increased
threefold. The deposits in the savings bunks, both Government and
postoffice, have Increased sevenfold.
Owing to the development of tho
banking facilities throughout the
country, in consequence of the opening of the branches of the various
chartered banks, the numl er of do-
posit entries for revenue received has
very largely increased. The total absolute turnover in cash of the daily
transactions of tho department has
advanced from $85,086,954 on Juno
ao, 1879, to ¥228,091,827.04
on June 30,1902. All ihe work entailed by this expansion has been
met without the slightest increase in
the cost  of the department.
"With advancing age, that necessarily prevents me taking up new
financial problems, my official career
must soon close. The department
requires as its deputy head a younger and more active man. thoroughly
well versed in the vari.d features of
modern finance, who shall be able to
give to the head of (he department
that advice and assistance which the
intricate nnd important financial
questions of the day demand.
VV hat has it ever done for you but harm?
TRY LIFE AGAIN now without it.
THERE IS A WAY now of making
resolutions that keep; that can-
not help but keep.
Easily, Safely, Absolutely.
at home.   Willi no loss of lime or Labor.
There is an enlightened aid now which takes held of a man instantlv.
I nsteiul of dulling h drinker it gives him alinot-t initio diately tiie snap cf
new. life and power—lets the.toiiilinht of hope into hi. tout at pert) and
eels hie mind into operation wilh ah its best intelligence •- a prompt result of effects on the neivee, sl< niacli and whole body which are quick
and marvelous. While at thi~ p..int the cure has only hejjun, ibe en-
pouragement i. eo great lhat piobably no mu i_al woik equals litis in
satisfaction to a patient.
With .l<i- lu lp Hgainei the drink habit any man w ho wants to lift from
Ids life the handicap of liquor using can do .o wfth immediate re-tilts.
This guaranteed treatment is within reach of all. Convenient terms can
be ai ranged satisfactory to any one who is at all rea.onable, though, as
all people understand, it does tot compaie with the wo.th'e*. quacks
cine, adv.rti"ed at so much per package, or "Fr.e", etc. Ii is a different
matter from all this to perfect a coun-e of thorough, special, personal
treatment that will really do the work and cure forever. It is a rerious
undertaking and requires a bigu form of scientific professional w ik. All
the different kinds of oases are h nulled under guaranteed results. Only
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ATiUyloss Scandal
Author of "The Little Minister."  "Auld Licht Idylls,'' "A
Window in Thrums," Etc., Etc.
iy, lads, just list, n, an*. )
it came about as the gate
tyever to close again."
'Ye  had   the   stuff   in "ye, though,"
Lookaboutyou would say, "and therefore,
.'m ot opinion that  ye've been a humor
list frae the  cradle."
"Little you   ken  about  It,"   Haggart
I would   answer.    "No  doubt   I   had the
I material   < f   humor  ln   me, but It was
Lraw.   I'm thinking cold water and   kail
»nd carrots and a   penny   bone  are  the
materials broth Is made of?"
"They arc, they are."
"Ay, but it's no broth till it boils?"
"So It's no. Ye're richt, Tammas."
"Weel, then, It's the same with humor.
^Considering me as a humorist,   ye micht
[say that when my   travel-!   began   I had
put mysel' on the fire to boil."
Not having a Haggart head on my
lihoulders I dare not attempt to iollow
[the explorer step by step during his
fwanderings of the next live months. In
that time he journeyed through at least
[ono country, unconsciously absorbing
rivprything that his conjurer's wan.l
Lcould turn to humor when the knack
leame to him. This admission he has
'himself signed in conversation.
''Ay/' he said, "I was like a blind
P beggar in these days, and the dog that
^led me ty a string was my impulses."
Most of us let this pass, with the re-
, flection that Haggart could not have . al.i
' it In his pre-humorous days, but Snecky
i Hobart put In his word.
1 Ye were hardly like the blind beg-
Igar," he said, "for ye didna carry a
'tanker for folk to put bawbees In."
Snecky  explained  afterwards  that he
' only spoke to give Haggart an opportun
.ity.   It was, indeed, the way of all of us,
rwhen we saw an opening, to coax   Tarn-
was into it.   So   sportsmen   of another
kind can point   out   the  hare   to   their
dogs, and conAdently await results.
"Ye're wrong, Sneoky," replied Haggart.
As ever, before shooting his bolt, he
then paused. His mouth was open, and
he had the appearance of a man hearken
Ing intensely for some communication
from below. There were those who went
the length of hinting that on these occasions something inside jumped to his
mouth and told him what to say.
"Yes, Snecky," he said at last, "ye're
wrang. My mouth was the tanker, and
the folk I met had all to pay toll, as ye
in: y say, for they dropped things into
my mouth that my humor turns tc as
1 nuickle account as though they were
bawbitn. I'm no sure—"
"Tl ore's no many things ye're no sure
of, Ttmmas."
"And this Is no one of them. It's just
n form of expression, and if ye interrupt
me at ain, Snecky Hobart, I'll saya sarcastic thing about you that instant. What
I was to say was that I'm no sure but
what a humorist swallows everybody
whole that he falls in with."
The Impossibility of telling everything
that befell Haggart ln his wanderings is
best proved in his own words:—
"My adventures," he said, "was so
surprising thief that when I cast thorn
over in my mind I'm like a man in a
corn-field, and every stalk of corn an
adventure. Lads, it's usclesss to expect
me to give you the history of ilka stalk.
I wrax out my left hand, and I grip
something, namely, an adventure; or I
wrax out my right hand and grip something, namely, another adventure. Well,
by keeping straight on in ony direction
we wade through adventures till wc get
out of the field, that is to say, till we
lsnd back at Thrums. Ye sny my adventures sounds different on different nichts.
Precisely, for it all depends ou which
direction I splash off in."
Without going the length of saying
thut Haggart splashed mora than was
necessary, I may perhaps express regret
that he never saw his way to clearing up
certain disputed passages in his wanderings. I would, I know, be ill-thought of
among the friends who survive lilm if I
stuted for a fact that he never reached
London. There was a general wish that
he should have taken London in his
tmvels, and if Haggart hod a weakness
It was his reluctance to disappoint an
audience. 1 must own that he trod down
his corn-field pretty thoroughly before
his hand touched thc corn-stalk called
London, and that his London reminiscences never seemed to me to hnve quite
the air of reality that filled his recollections of Edinburgh. Admitted that he
confirmed glibly as an eye-witness the
report that London houses have no gardens (except at the hack). It remains
undoubted that Craigtebtickle confused
him with the question:—
"What do they charge in LomtoU for
I alf-a-pound of boil lug bei'f and a penny
Haggart answered, but a"
if he had forgotten lhe price
seems natural.
er  a pause, as
i which scarcely
liowivcr, I do
not s.iy that ne was never in ixnoon,
and certainly his curious adventures in it
we still retailed, especially one with an
,0I_c.rant policeman who could not tell
him which was the road to Thrums,
and another with the doorkeeper of the
House of Parliament, who, on being
asked by Haggart "How much was to
pay?" foolishly answered "What you
But though I heartily approve the
feeling in Thrums against those carping
critics who would slice bits off the statue
which we may be said to have reared to
Haggart's memory, some of the stories
now fondly cherished are undoubtedly
mythical. For instance, whotever Look-
aboutyou may soy, I do not believe that
Haggart once flung a clod of earth at the
Pope. It Is perfectly true that some such
story got abroad, but If countenanced by
Haggart It was only because Chirsty had
her own reasons for wanting him to
stand well with the Auld Licht minister.
Often Haggart was siSJ in hhf own presence to have had adventures in such
places as were suddenly discovered by
us in the newspapers, places that had
acquired a public interest, say, because
of a murder; and then he neither agreed
that he had been there nor allowed that
he had not. Thus It is reasonable to believe that his less discriminating admirers
splashed out of Haggart's corn-field into
some other body's without noticing that
they had crossed the dyke. His silence at
those times it a little aggravating to his
chronicler now, but I would be the first
to defend is against detractors. Unquestionably the length of time during which
Haggart would put his under lip over
the upper one, and so shut the door on
words, was one of the grandest proofs
of his humor. However plentiful the
water in the dam may be, there are occasions when it is handy to let down the
I thc moro readily grant that certain
of tho Haggart stories may have been
plucked from the wrong fields, because
there still remain a sufficient number of
authenticated ones to fill the mind with
rapture. A statistician could tell how far
they would reach round the world, supposing they were represented by a brick
apiece, or how long they would take to
pass through a doorway on each other's
heels. We never attempted to count them.
Being only average men we could not
conveniently carry beyond a certain number of the stories about with us, and
thus many would doubtless now be lost
were It not that some of us loaded ourselves with one lot and others with another. Each had his favorites, and Haggart supplied us with the article we
wanted, just as if he and we were or.
opposite sides of a counter. Thus when
we discuss him now we may have new
things to tell of him; nay,even the descendants of his friends are worth listening to
on Haggart, for the stories have been
pnssed on from father to son.
Some enjoyed most his reminiscences
of how he felt each time he had to cut
off another   button.
"bads," ho suid, "I wasna unlike a
doctor. Ye mind JDoctor Skene saying as
how the young doctors at the college
grew faint like at first when they saw
bloj.l gushing, but by and by they became so michty hardy that they could
oil' with a leg as cool as though they
were just hacking sticks?"
"Ay, ho said that."
"Weel, that was my sensations. When
I cut off the first button it was like
sticking the knife into mysel', and I
did it in the dark because I hadna the
heart to look on. Ay, the next button
was a stiff job, too, but after that I grew
what ye may call hard-hearted, and it's
scarce going beyond the truth to suy that
time eame wheu I hod a positive pleasure
in sending the siller flying. I dinna ken,
thinking the thing out calmly now, but
whut I was like a wild beast drunk
with blood."
"What was the most ye ever spent ln a
"I could tell ye that, but I would
rather ye wanted to ken what was the
most I ever spent in a nicht."
"How muckle?"
"Try a guess."
"Twa shillings?"
"Twa shillings!" cried Haggort, with
a contempt that would have been severe
had the coins been pennies; "Say, sax
shillings is nearer the mark."
"In one nicht?"
"Ay, ln one single nicht."
"Ye must have lost some of it?"
"Not. a bawbee. Ah, T'nowhead. man,
ye littlo ken how thc money goes in
grand towns. Them us lives like lords
must spend like lords."
"That's reasonable enough, but 1
would like to hear the price, of Ilka
thing ye got that 'nicht?"
"And 1 OOllld tell ye. What do ye sity
to ii shilling and saxpenee for a lied?"
"I say ii was an Intake."
"Of OOUne it was, but 1 didna grudge
"Yo didna?"
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Light    A Stalwart 1'oet.
A poet of almost heroic build is
Arthur Stringer. There are six feet
and an inch ot' him. Also he is more
or less good to look at. An English
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.lust now, while his new book of
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hardly be induced to either converse
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