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 7  1 -. , u I  'oV  '*.'.>    '  -.   ',:  K '<���- r. a .   '  ' JS."' - -  '\t  - 1  msr*'*  VOL.  io.  ATLIN,   B.C.,   SATURDAY,     APRIL'  23,  1904.  "- ,  v-> '��� '  ���--  ���   �����      .-,,.  Tokio, 1 /tli:���I^iivute advices  from Koiej confirm the reported  massing oi 30,000.Russians' to oppose J.ipunoe invasion of Manchuria. ' 1    ���    < .  been  Ad-.Mial Togo reports that in' attack on Tuesdi.y ,,iB,u tlie Japanese sunk several mines at midnight  and in the morning" diew the Russian ships out. Petropaylovsk  ,    struck Japanese mine and sunk.  -     Seoul.    17th;���No   battle  , /ought at Wiju.  '  Harbin, 17th:���Two Japanese  oflicers disguised as Thibetans weie  arrested near here, They confess-'  ed they intended to destroy railway.  1 --St, Peteisb'rg;, 17th:���High authority in the- admiralty states   that  * lhe Japanese had nothing whatever  to do with sinking of Petropavlovsk.  States that sinking ��as due to boilers blowing up.    ��� -  Vic'e-Admiral Skry disappointment to command the fleet at Poft  Arthur is'satisfactory.    -  Washington,��� State Department  has ta^eai into consideration representations made by Wireless " Telegraph Co. , regarding  tlie "Russian  decree treating conespoi.dci.-ts,   us-  -   mg this method as spies.   ,The department is unlikely   to   act   until  an American citizen ft arrested  for  ' doing this.  St.  Petersburg,   iStfa:��� The  authorities here are  recovering, from  the. shock    which    followed    last  week's disaster.    They feel imbued  1 with new and  fresh  energy.    The  greatest activity prevails, the. public is  more  aroused  now   than   at  any time since the outbreak of war  and    are    thirsting   for   icvenge;  crowds gather on  streets.    Special  dispatch from   Port Arthur states  Japanese cruiser was sunk,   adding  that cause is unknown.  Ping Yang, 18th:���Despatch   reports that the country in the  wake  of the Japanese army   is  resuming  - its normal condition, people seeing  that Japanese pay their way.  St. Petersburg, 18th:���No information received regarding the 'rumored appearance  of Japanese  transports    off     Yinkow     Port,    New  ' Chwang.  Tien-tsin, iStb:���From several  sources reports been leceived here  sas ing that a Japanese fleet of over  seventy transports is heading for  Kin Chon, north of Port Arthur,  Laio Yang, 19th:���Number important skirmishes reported along  Yalu River; six Japanese killed by-  Russian scouts.  New Chwang, 19th:���Russian  authorities have not yet released  the Japanese servant, captured on  Press boat, April first.  St. Petersburg,  ioth:-���Vladivos-  tock in want of necessaries of life.  "Flooded rivers have cut off all communication.'  ��� 1  Vice-Admiral Skryclloff arrived  here'today'lMirouteTor Port'Arthnr:  lie received a grand rectpiion.'  Shanghai, i,otlV:^-Seoiil' -advices  state that Japanese have complete  contiol of Korea, and that Russian  scouting parties retired across the  Yalu River before advancing Jap-  auese forces.   : * <  Commander of .Chinese army on  Manchurian border reports that  Russian troops are moving west of  Liao River, says it is difficult to  control his troops as they are anxious to attack Russians.  St. Petersburg, 20th ---Japanese  force reported having' landed near  New Chwang. *  _ Russia reported to have purchased four ships from a shipbuilding  firm in the State's.  . Port Arthur, 20thY���All quiet'  th-oughout this district. Persistently stated that ajapane&e cruiser sank off Port Arthur on the fifteenth and two armoured- eruisers  damaged..     -  Seoul, 20th:���Japanese authorities state that constant skirmishing  is occurring between opposing forces on Yalu River.1 They claim no  decisive action has taken place yet,  but is expected momentarily.  Russians how have fifty* thousand soldiers on the river.  London, '20th:���It is believed  that Vice-Admiral Alexieff resigned owing to Emperor having lost  ,NC 249.    & ^   "'l-'tiui    uavmg   io5l   aU<  confidence in  him.    Nothing offi-  Ch  believe that Viceroy Alexieff's iesi-  j,rnation has not been accepted.  _ St. Petersburg. 2rst':���The ior-  eign Minister lias been 'notified by  the United Stales that she reserves  J11 nghis she ma\ have under the  international law, in the event of  any American citizen being affected  by Russia's decision legarding war  correspondents using wireless tele  graphy.   - y    .  ���* r  - St. Petersburg: ���Japanese reported to have bombarded New  Chwang and landed troops who  probably will endeavour to effect  a junction with forces supposed  to have landed near the mouth  of Yalu River a few days ago.  Viceroy. Alexieff's report to the  Emperor concerning the Petropa-  vuloysk disaster makes no mention  of cause,  Tientsin :���Reported that Russia  declared Yankow under martial  law. This is"a terminal of' the  Imperial' Chinese' Railway - and  China considers it an unfriendly  act.  War correspondents now at  Mukden aiid New Chwang will  not be allowed to forward news of  the slightest importance.  Pan's : ��� Russia is - negotiating  with" Greece and Argentina for  purchase of warships.  Russia is negotiating with French  banks for a loan of $150,000,000. ���  St. Petersburg : ��� GovernmeM  unable to confirm the report of  alleged     bombardment    of    New  cial has beeu given-out yet  Nagasaki, 2otb:--Contact mines  have been found floating seaward;  twenty-five miles fiom Wei-Hei-  Wei. " '  St. Petersburg, 20th:���Capt Gaj-  ovloff, commander of the Petropav-  lovsk, regained consciousness. It  is thought he may live.  Tokio, 20th:���1,000 Russians  are reported to occupy Yong Gan,  north eastern J^orea.   '  Seoul. 21st:���Latest advices do  not confirm the reported occupation  by Russian troops of P��uk Chyoug,  ., Port Arthur, Situation is unchanged. There aie no signs of  the enemy's transports off the  coast.  wang or landing troops in that  vicinity.  BACK   AGAIN  Stampeders Return From the  Alsek Diggings.  Much has been said an/1 written  oii the new  diggings^  near   White  Horse, which have been  ccinpaiec!  to Dawson and even reported*to   be '  richer than the Klondike, with   th.e  natural result that people rush *nd  crowd into that country at  a  time  when it is" almost 'impossible lo ev~ <-  en test the ground and many  leave  and return with tales of woe  with- -  out actually -having -put a  shovel  into the ground,   'Admitting  sucfe  to be the'ease, it would not be  falr  for us to say that the Alsek   Fields  are a fake; on the coutrary, we do  not hesieate to affirm  that  we  believe that there, is gold in that  district, but whether in payable quantity or not it is too early  to  stated  As far as we know only a  limited-  amount  of prospecting  has^ beeu '  done a,id very little gold taken out  The' return   of  several' of  our  local  men   to their .old   clamping '  ground  in   Atlin ' speaks  well 'for "  our   camp,   especially    when    we ~  consider- that many  new comers,  from  Whitehorse  have decided to  remain  with  us..   The   returning [  wanderers in   an   interview   with  the "Claim" saidahat  the-new"  digjjings had hardly^been prospect- '  ed and.that hundreds of men who '  went in with a.limtted^-r.lfit would  suffer    no    small  '.hardship,    due ^  principally  to  the ��� fact  that' they  went in too early in the season and  before  actual Work could be com-"  menced.    As for  themselves  they  intend to remain in Atlin.  One of the Atlin, or rather Discovery men, of "Eagle" fame, is  now in Seattle spreading the story  that Alsek is better than Atlin;  how he knows we cannot find out,  unless he is a wizard. Anyhow,  his brother is still here working ou  Spruce Creek.  Report That Country Has Not Been  Sufficiently Prospected to  Warrant The Notoriety The  Fields Have Today.  Postal   Insurance.  Berlin, 21st:���Harbin special  say�� that great bitterness is aroused throughout Manchuria against  the Americans and British, as it. is  believed their vessels took part in  the bombardments of Port Arthur  under the Japanese flaa:.  Tokio, 21st:���War office is flooded with applicatiohs from men of  every age and condition of life for  permission to go to the front,  St. Petersburg, 21st:���Daily war  expenses are $650,000. It is estimated that a year's war will cost a  quarter of a billion.  Tient-sin,   21st:-Russians here  This week some of our Atlinites,  who sought fields and pastures new  in search of the yellow metal, returned from Alsek and once more  we have the old story of the stam-  peder who rushes into new districts  on yellow journal reports and hearsay, only to find that he has been  misled, and to learn that after all  the old adage proves true "When  you have a good thing stay with  it".  While we do not desire to belittle  jour neighbor, but on the contrary  wish for Whitehorse and its surrounding country every measure of  success, we feel however in duty  bound to publish the reports from  men who have been there aud returned disappointed.  A circular letter to the  Postmas-  ter allows for the insurance of letters.    The fee,   according  to. scale  rnu^t be prepaid and is as follows.  Insurance Fee,    Competition.  ���03 $10  .04 I5  .05 20  .06 25  Still They  Come.  This week has been.* record one  for   arrivals;   over    one   hundred  people mushed  in  over the trail.  Among those  who   arrived   were  Mr.  and   Mrs. J. P. Kinyon, Mr,  and   Mrs.   W. J.   Davis,   Mr.  and  Mrs.   M,  W. Loveridge,   Mr. and  Mrs. Cummings,   R. A. Lambert,  W. Smail aud brother, Wni, Beavis,  W. F. McCulloch, Fred. Howe, W.  Kilby, Win. Hath, W. B. Turnei,  James Simpson, Geo. P. Burleigh,  H- C. Bennett, andjno. Miguel.  ���\  i  i.  ���"!  y-4  '"-?  i-  'i-  " i.  6  ' '1  i{  1)  y..  ���?  &  8  'X  if  4  hi  ���Is  i.  i  ti I -.'���r'-J-'.-VS-i-  ���THE SO AD TO HEALTH.  lie-  Through Rich, Red Blood and  Strong Nerves.  Debility is a'-word  that fairly    expresses    many t ailments under     one  pamo.   Poor blood, weak nerves,  impaired    digestion, loss of flesh,      No  fcnerjjy,  no ambition, listless and in-  ���iiflererit.   This  condition  is   perhaps  ltho penalty of overwork, or the    re-  ult of neglected  hoalth.     You  must  Regain your  health or succumb     entirely.      There is just one absolutely  juiro way to do  this���take Dr.     Wil-  iania  Pink  Pills.    These     pills     will  3ring    you  new  life,  fill every     vein  vilh  rich,   red   blood,   restore  elasticity  to the step,  the glow of health  to  the wan cheek; they will , inspire  cou with new energy and supply the  rital force of mind and body.  There is not a corner of the   civilized world where Dr.  Williams' Pink  iPllls have not  brought    health    and  ���hope and  happiness  to somo    weak,  Itlobi.itated  despaiiing-    person.        If  lyou'havc not used the pi lis yourself,  IrsIc your neighbors and they"'will''tell  lyou   theso  statements    are      solemn  (truth.     'Mr.  Charles  Saulnier,-    Cor-  Jb'errie,  N.  S.,    says :     "I was    very  ���much run down and so weak T could  Ihardly  work.      It  seemed   as'though  (my blood was little better than waiter.      1  tried  several  medicines,  but  li got nothing to help me until I be-  lean  taking Dr".   Williams'  Pink Pills.'  lit was simply astonishing how quick-  1 ly these pills began to help me   and  (how     much new life  and vigor they  (put, into me.    ,1 am a cook by profession,  and the fact, that I w.as able  to ccok for fifteen men last   \winter  lis the best proof that the pills have  I ma.de.me as sound as ever I. was."  There , is no mystery about the  I power of-Dr. Williams' Fink Pills to  put new life and strength into you.  They actually make new blood, and  that is why they cure all blood dis-  I eases, like anaemia, indigestion, liver  and kidney troubles, headaches and  backaches and the special ailments of  women. Through the blood      Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills feed and steady  the nerves, strike at the root of  nervousness, cure St. Vitus - dance,  fits, neuralgia/ sciatica and . partial  paralysis. All these diseases spring  from bad blood and disordered nerves  and they have ail been cured positively and permanently by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. *-Sold by all medicine dealers at 50 cents a box or  | six-boxes for $2.50, or by mail from  the 'Dr. Williams" Medicine Co.,  Brockville. Ont.  THE  CANADA   LIFE'S   EXPORT.  Splendid Showing Made at      57th  Annual Meeting.  A striking statement was made by  Hon. Geo.-A.-Cox,- President of the  Canada Life Assurance Company, at  that Institution's annual meeting. lie  pointed out that sinco the company's  inception it has paid out to policyholders'and their heirs over %27,000,-  000. Such.a fact gives some idea of  the vast benefits that result from life  insurance. Over $95,500,000 of  assurances are now curried by the  company.  During 3 903 the new business paid  for amounted to well over $10,000,-  000, a gratifying advance even 'upon  1902, itself a record year in the company's history. Tho assets of the  company increased notably during tho  year, and now ' stand at well over  $27,000,000. In making up its policy reserves the company again employed the most stringent valuation  basis of any old-established life company on the American continent. Over and above even these strong, reserves the surplus on policyholders'  account is more than $1,860,000.  ���I  f- i , ' i* '  Tlie C^nBcdaL Life  Assurance Comp;  ABOUT SEALING WAX.  First   Imported  From,   the  Into/ Venice.  East  57th ANNUAL REPORT.  The Year's Business.  for 1902, are  as  follows :���  The new buainess/of.the year was the largest ever submitted to the  Company, and fthe figures   in tabular form, together 'with those  1003.  1002,    '  Increase.  6,022  1,841  $10,637,072  93,194,288  9,734,002  2.901.O3O  8,808,380  1,723.753  80,170,575  6.3G0.535  l The Income.  '     CAUSE OF,.THE QUARREL.  She : "So many men marry for  money���you wouldn't marry me for  c money, would you, dearest ?"  ' He (absently) : "No, darling, I  wouldn't marry you for all the money in  the  world."  And he wonders  now  why she    did  not speak the last time he met her.  SAFETY FOR YOUR CHILDREN.  When  a mother     finds it necessary  to  give -her little  one medicine      she  cannot be too careful as to the remedy employed.    The so-called "soothing"   medicines  always   contain   poisonous opiates,  and these should never be given  to  a child.  Strong drugs  and harsh  purgatives  should also  be  avoided.       An      ideal  medicine      for  young children  is Baby's' Own    Tablets,   which     cure  all  the  minor     ills  of childhood, and the mother has tho  guarantee of one of the foremost analysts of  Canada     that this medicine  contains  no  opiate.     Milton L.   Iler-  eey,     M.     A.   Sc,      demonstrator in  Chemistry,   McGill   University     says:  ���"I hereby certify that I have made  * careful    analysis   of  Baby's      Own  Tablets which I personally purchased  In  a    drug   store in     Montreal,  and  laid analysis has failed to d'etect tho  presence.of any opiate or narcotic in  "���hem."       Analysis is proof, therefore  mothers know      that  in  giving -their  little  ones Baby's  Own  Tablets  they  ire giving them  an  absolutely      safe  medicine.     Sold  by all  druggists     or  mailed at 25 cents a box by writing  the Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brock-  pillc,  Ont.  WHAT THEY MEAN.  Xhc Way Japanese Ships Are Distinguished.  We have .linen hearing a good deal  about Japanese vessels lately, and  we are, perhaps, fated to hear much  morciabout them in the near, future.  The observant reader will have noted that, at the end of the name of  every ship occur cither the tonrhinar  tion kan or ma.ru, and he may have  been; puzzled to know -what they  meant. For all practical purposes  they have come to be the equivalents  of our "H.M.S." and "S.S.", and. in  accordance with Japanese usage,  come after instead of before the.title  of the vessel "Ivan" is a Chinese  ���word, meaning "war. vessel," and is  attached only to .the. ships of -the  Emperor's fleet; "maru"'literally  means "round," and oven'a'Japanese cannot tell you how it came to  be aprlled to merchant vessels.  Youiip, man, beware of the girl "who  Is too lazy to return your kisses.  The Hindoos from time immemorial  have possessed lac and were accusr  tomedj to use ' it for sealing manuscripts long before it was known in  Europe. It was first imported ' from  the cast-into Venice and then into  Spain, in which' country scaling wax  became the object of a considerable  trade with 'other countries under tho  name of Spanish wax. .-If shellac bo  compounded into sealing wax immediately after it has been separated  by fusion from tho palest qualities of  stick or seed lac, it then forms a  hotter and less brittle article than  when the shellac is fused a second  time.  Hence sealing wax prepared in the  East' Indies deserves a preference over what can bo made in other countries, where the lac is not indigenous. Shellac can be restored in  some degree however to a plastic and  tenacious state by, melting it with  a very small portion of gum. thus  or parafin wax. Tho palest shellac  should bo selected for bright-colored  scaling wax, tho dark kind being reserved for black.  The following formula may be used  for making rod sealing wax:��� Take  four pounds of shellac, , one pound of  Venice turpentine, and three pounds  of vermilion. Melt the lac in a copper pan suspended over a clear char7  coal fire, then. add ' the turpentine  slowly to it, and soon afterwards add  the vermilion, stirring briskly all the  time, of mixing with a rod in either  hand. -   , ��' <        >  In forming the round sticks of  scaling wax a certain portion of the  mass should be "weighed while it is  ductile, divided into the desired number of pieces, and then rolled out  upon a warm marble slab by means  of a smooth wooden block "like that  used by apothecaries for rolling a  mass of pills. The oval and square  sticks of sealing wax arc cast in  molds with the oval compound in a  state of fusion. The marks of the  lines of junction of the mould box  may be afterwards removed by holding the sticks over a clear fire or  passing them over a blue gas llame.  Marble sealing wax is made by  mixing together two, three, or morn  colored kinds .while they are in a  scmi-fiuid state. From the viscidity  of the several portions their incorporation is left incomplete, so as to  produce  the  appearance   of  marbling.  Number of applications received  '  6,863  Amount of Assurances applied for    $13,881,960  Policies issued :       12,635,032  Policies paid for ;        10,122,139  <  Total business in force .'... '    95,531^110 ���  r '  Of the applications received, 266 for Assurances of $693,716 were declined, as not conforming to  the Company's standard. '        -        ���  The gross premium and Annuity income was $2;847,559.74, and the incomo  from interest, including $30,757.20 profit on sale of securities, reached the  .handsome sum of $1,176,374.33. Together these make the total gross incomo (exclusive of payments on account of Capital Stock), $4,023,934.07.  .-,.      -j , Tho death claims paid during tho year amounted to  $1,227,414.42.     Tho-  Y '     matured   endowments and death claims (including bonus additions), and  annuities paid in 1903, amounted to $1,528,420.46, while.$145,273.40 was paid as cash dividends and  surrender-values to.policyholders, making total payments to policyholders $1,673,693.86.  The total assets at the 31st December, 1903, as shown by tho balance sheet,  amount to $27,180,007.21, boing an increase of $1,215,074.71- over 1902-^a  growth that your Directors think is vory satisfactory. The usual'conservative practice of the  Company has been followod.in tho valuation of its assets. '     '  The  growth  of   the  Company's' assets   in   tho   past ��� twenty   years   is   shown   by   the'  following table:��� ��� - -  TOTAL ASSETS.  The Assets.  In 18S3  $5,664,000  In 1S88     8,954,000  In 1893    $14,313,000  111 1898..     20,038,000  The Liabilities.  1903, 27,180,000  In the valuation   of the policy liabilities, the Company's own standard Lao'  again beeii' employed, viz.: the Institute of Actuaries' Table, with interest at  3��% for all business prior to January 1st, 1900, and the same table with 3% interest for policies  issued since that date.    The total net Reserve by this valuation standard amounts to $25,093,374.   -  In addition to this the Company holds Reserves of $32,315 for lapsed policies subject to revival,  and $55,028 for instalment claims fund.   After providing for those Reserves and for all liabilities,  ,  except Capital.Stock, there remains a'surplus on policyholders' account of. $1,861,367.32.    A largis ^  section of our business was valued on tho new table known .as the 0M Table, and the Reserve* ,  'brought-out amounted to 90.7% of the Reserves required by the table now in use by tho Company.    So that it would appear that no material change in Reserves would result* bj* the adoption  of tho more recent tables of mortalitj-.    So far as is known this is the first.occasion upon whicu  these new tables" have beon'used ia a valuation in .Canada or the United States by any Compaq  having an established business:   ' '" . '  A-.full fi*eport of the rwsetaBig wil  paper,, Life Echoes,  appeas* in  mpaaiirs  Good scaling wax is made simply by  adding gold chrome instead of .vermilion to the melted mass. Wax may  bo scented by .introducing a little  essential oil, essence of musk, or-  other  perfume.  Woman  ON A RANCH.  Found   the Pood.  Fitted Her.  That  A newspaper woman went out to a  Colorado ranch to rest and recuperate and her experience with tho food  problem is worth recounting.  "The woman at "the ranch was preeminently the worst housekeeper I  have ever known,���poor soul, and  poor me!  "I simply had to have food good  nnd plenty of it for 1 had broken  down from overwork7 and was so  weak 1 could not sit over one hour  at a time. I knew J could not get  well unless I secured food I could  easily digest and that would supply  the greatest amount of  nourishment.  "One day I obtained permission to  go through tho pantry and see what  I could find.' Among other things I  came across a package of Grape-  Nuts which ,I had heard of but never  tried.     I read the description on  tho  STORM IN" THE ROCKIES.  The  Thunder  Roar  Worse     Than  of a Battle.  the  If you have never seen a mountain  thunderstorm at an elevation of 7,-.  000 feet or more, you have missed  an experience that will add groy hairs  to your head.  Here is the story of a storm among  nature's massive sentinels that is described by an easterner upon whom  it left a lasting impression:  "To mc, a thunderstorm back East  held no special terrors, and frequently I have been out in such a demonstration without feeling any especial  nervousness.  "Up here on the Rocky Mountains  things are different, and I confess  now to live in an .awful, abject terror of a thunderstorm, especially at  night in my tent. I suffer this terror nothwithstanding tho fact that  so far the storms have In every instance except one gone: around or  beneath us without ' ever raining  enough to wet the ground. But it  is the 'going around and beneath'  that gets into my nerves.' In the  first place, imagine what it is, to be  14- miles nearer a rip-roaring thunderstorm than one is 'back home."  There you  have occasional flashes   of  ing teeth counted five distinct thunderstorms come up to the edge of  the plateau on which my tent stands  and^ each time go through with an  electrical performance- that would  give Tom Ed'ison a dumbs ague, and  through it all not a cupful of water  fell on my tent. ���        .  "These electrical displays are     not  seemingly, much -dreaded by  tho peo  recurring question of the approaching)  exhaustion of the British coal-iiel(��'.  Professor Watts - says that there is  still an area of concealed coal-fields  left, possibly at least as large and  productive as those already explored,  but to develop them work will liav--.-  to be done at ,a depth of thousaiTttn  instead of hundreds'ol' foot. Tlie firsf.  step must be-systematic and, detailed?  tains!'  ply who live'in high altitudes.   They , exploration  of theso  invisible    .fields  comfortingly  declare  that  a  tornado ,under the guidance of scientific prin  or cyclone  is unknown  in themoun- ciples.   ,  ������. & v >  THOMAS AND THE BISHOP  "Now, Thomas," said a ccrlaiw  Bishop, after taking his servant to  task one 'morning, "who is it that  sees all wo do, and hoars all wc say,  and -knows all , we think, and wl>����.  regards even me.-in my Bishop''-  robos, as but a vile .worm of the  dust ?"  And Thomas replied : "The missus,  sir."  UNDERWORLD EXPIORATION.  Prof. W. W. Watts, the English geologist, strongly advocates a new geological survey of England, which  shall do as much to make known the  subterranean world there as existing  surveys have done to make that  which lies on and nenr tho surface.  This  demand grows  out of the cver-  packagO: and  becaime deeply  interest-llightning; horc.it  is  one  continuous,  To provo to you *hat Br.  1R H 6P& ff&   Chase's Ointment la a certain  EiBtOisc&   and absolute care for cacV  BBWW  and every form of itching.  blccdinKand protnidlnje pilii,  Ji6 mnntifaotnrerB have guaranteed It. Bee too-  linonialo in tho daily press and attic -yourneftfa;  , lora what thoy think o I it.   You can use It; and  rat roar money back If not cursd. 60c a hox. at  | tU dealers or Edmanbon.Bates & Co.,Toronto,  ed so then and there I got a saucer  and some cream and tried tlie fain.-:  ous food.  "It tasted delicious to mc and  seemed to freshen and strengthen me  greatly so I stipulated that Grape-  Nuts and cream be provided each  day instead of other food and I laterally lived on'Grape-Nuts and .cream-  for two or three' months.'  "If you could have seen how fast  I got well it would have pleased and  surprised you. I am now perfectly  well and strong again and Rnow exactly how 1 got well and that was  on Grape-Nuts that furnished me a  powerful food I could ��� digest and  make use of.  "It seems to me no brain worker  can afford to overlook Grape-Nuts  nftcr my experience." Name biven by  Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich.  Get the minaturc book, "The  Boad to Wellville" in each package.  dazzling-, awcinspiring performance.  The lightning strikes, too, for���' it is  no uncommon thing during a storm  to hear the rocks splintering and  cracking where ono especially vigorous bolt has landed.  '���'Add to this nerve-racking exhibit-  tho most awful detonations of thund-.  or that you can imagine and a  straight-blowing' wind that sometimes makes the flaps of your tent  ploy a rag-tijnc melody, and you have  some Wpa. of -a*: ..mountain.thunderstorm. Tho thunder is -worse- than  tho sound of a mighty battle. It  bangs up against the mountain side  and reverberates and rolls off into one  ear-splitting concussion after another, until you, lying..-quaking in  your tent, fully believe that the next  boom' will split mountain and valley in twain and land you in China  or some other floaport town.  : "I lay one night and with chatter-  Cbuld   Scarcely  Walk,   But the  Paine   and   Aches  Have Entirely '"Disappeared Thanks to  LS@S  The kidneys, after-all, are responsible for rheumatism as well as most  of the other pains and aches of the-  body, and lasting cure can only : be.,  obtained- when the kidneys arc ''set-  right.    ,     .-...-���   ",: ���,-:��� --.-.    '.-���:���'���.���,'.���.-.  Br.   Chase's Kidney-Liver Rills  are  the most popular and'successful kid>-  ney   .medicine    of    tho day, because  J. they ,��� act promptly and arc of last-'  !ing benefit.   ���  Mr. Charles Morrish, Dorchester  Station, Middlesex county, Ont.,  writes :���"I desire to acknowledge to  you the benefit I have received from  Dr. Chase's Kidncy-Ijiver Pills. TPov{  about twelve months I could hardly  walk, on account of being so crippled  up with kidney derangement and  rheumatism.  "I had tried many medicines with  out benefit, and hearing of many being cured by. using Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, I made up my mind  to give them a trial. After having;  ��� taken six boxes of thismediciiio in  .succession, I enn truly say that I am  in better health to-day than I have  been for twenty year;;. The rheumatism pains have entirely disappeared,  and 1 am well and vhearly. As 1 am  nearly seventy years .'of age; I consider my cure remarkable, and give  all 'credit to Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills."    ��� ,  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver. Pills, ono  pill a dose, 2iic a box, at- all dealers,  or Edhiaiison, Bates & Co., Toronto.  To protect you ag'tvinst imitations,  portrait and .'-ignrituro of Dr.  W. Chase, tlie fames receipt  : author, a:e en every box.  the  A.  booli TE GOSPEL HARMONY  Necessary    for   Gospel     People   to  Love  One Another.  sf  (EitUred  according,,to   Act  of   tho  ,"ar-   cm,���,���,.  ,     llameut ol   Oauada,   In  the  year Or�� I S'lakespo  .thousandNine Hundred    aud To*-,   lock,   the  by  Win.   llaiiy,   of Toronto,  at     the ' ���  Department  of Agriculture,  Ottawa j  A despatch nfrom Los Angeles siys:  -"Kev. Frank 'De Witt Talmago preached from the following text. John iv ,  4.  "Ami he     must needs go  through  Uaniaria." i  No man over caught the full  tnspii-  Shakespcarc .   immortalized    m Shy-  cruel and remorseless creditor.  JEW AND  GENTILE EQUAL.  Equal is the Jew to  the gentile in  tho sweetness and  purity  of his    domestic life.    Not only arc they faithful us a raco as husbands and wives,  jbut  they are  also   irrcpioachablo    in  <ww   ���f <-.       /   ���","   '"'   |thclr illations    as patents nnd   clul- j  anoi. of f.rnys  elegy  unless  he    has   dicii    'You never heal  a Hebrew girl1  been able to dream his di earns with- , insulting her mother.     You novcr see  mounrtnf K n����S0(i m bu,'ymX ,arlT,-b'��w son sitting in (The piosonco  fciound of Stoke Pogis and under tho of an old father when that father has  c'onmg shadow  of tho v.-llngc church   lo stand     E.lnl duty if. always p'.ac-  spne has seen  the poets   "inn  his      "soldier's  icsting place of  to     fa mo"  and   has  heord  at  sunset  "tho lowing hards" wandering     back  foi   tho evening unhung.    So  to fullv  ienli/e this scene in which out Lords  .Intci view with tho woman  took place  ono    -inust     needs, go  tbiough'    Su-  iinniiH."     I   icfjnpjubpr rwell   that    lull  once   crowned   I with, the capital      of  Samaria at,v,lho.foot  of which . still  - grow  tho   descendants    of those'    far  fninpd  olive groves,   and  whoso  pathways mo si ill resonant  with tho personal hmtoncs of an Omu, an Aiial),'  a Ahnrinh,  a Jehu,  a .lehoaha/.      a  Jonsh. a Herod Antipas, a Heiodias,  a John  tlin Baptist   and  tho evangelist Philip      f  cannot  portray      that  scene  so grand  and majestic in      its  < lonely beauty,  but I would have you  real I/O    some    of     the cncumstances  which gave fipecial significance to that  momentous  lournov ol  oui  Lord   nnd  present sonic of the leasons why "Ho  v, must needs go through Samaiia "  JESUS'       JOURNEY       THROUOir  r  SAMARIA. r  One reason,'l think.^was that Jesus  wished    to  leprove racial  antipathy  The   Samaiitaa  colonists   were  lntct-  lopois.    Thi'y wore not ltiaigenous to  the soil.       After  the Shalmancserian  Conquest    the    Assy nan king earned  away  ten   out of the twelve ITcbiew  tubes into captivity     Then tho east-  cm     conqueioi,  having     depopulated  the best part    of   the land "flowing  *with    milk and honey," he rcpeopled  it with his own follbwcis     In other  woids, the Assyrian king gave, to his  own followers a right to settle upon  and   cultivate" and   own   that   -land,  Tho  Ue-  and , ticod  in  the  Hebrew homo  grave" and   the  lust ( brew fireside Is as pure and noble as  his "youth unknown   any gentile fireside.  Knuul  is tho Jew to  the gentile in  icfeience to  braiua and philanthropy,  as well  ns  puuty and  honosly.     Who  weie     Meyoibeer      and   Mendelssohn,  among     the  gieatcst     of  composers*  Jews        jWlio  wore  IScnedict' Kpiuo/a  and Baton Rothschild?     Jews.     Who  was  the     mightiest' opponent of William E   Oladstono and *   tho favorite  prjmc  min is tor     of nil alio   Victorian 11HllorLosL W<*.Y in life's work us general.  era'',   Honjamiti  Disraeli, 'a' \*W" Oh,   V* t'o'test  way".   This  is  not   abso-  my fnpnds,  on  account of the'gospel   '"'"'"      ~"    '"    ..-���>-  may     accomplish m tho Tcestcr  valley of the Himalayas lie found   u  small leech,  no  thicker  than  a kmt-  t ng needle     But though vciv small,  this little leech was a post        As an  enemy     of - man     and   beast it  was  teaching      forth for Us animal     victims fronj. every twig and  loaf    and  blade of grass,.      No .sooner would it  touch your flesh than it drove m its  llttlo lance and began   sucking     out  jssHio    ,hfeblood.       That    little  leech,  though   small,   had literally depopu-  atod that valley of cve'iy beast and  bird  and  icptile. v Tho  huge elephantine monsters,  and  tho stiiped    and  furred   tigers,  as well as  tho   small  rabbits and the graceful fawns,    had  fled before its attacks   So in church  work,  tho  little 4filetlon��,   the    litilo  bitternesses,    tho   littlo   "fault findings," liko tho fatal  leeches of    the  | Tecster valley, c������ 'lestto.v   tho spiritual  hfo  of  any church        Chiistinn  Mends, ns  with China when he took  his   &amautun   journey,   urav     haid  sacnlico,     plead,   apoloai/e,   ov pi look  rancied      insult,      do     am thing and  everything    in  your     chinch     family  hat      is      honorably      rather     than  ���a^C, ,��ll�� ' ,)ow un-Christianly  luid fault fault with another pew \  foigivmg layman bowing ut tho  nioicy seat is just as essenthl for  church Iiaunony as a forgiving minister breaking tho luead and pournig  out the wmo at the table of the  holy communion  TUP* SHORTEST WAY BEST.  Lastly I   think. Chnst    took  'this  bnmaiitan'journey to prove that tho  ,-^'��^':^-9f-*-H->S-.*H>,-K-��-sS-��-fc.-  4-  i  i  ��<*.iM><iabfe and Profitable f  ��� lints for the Buty Tillers H  of the Soil. - i  r SOIL MOISTURE.  The letontion of moisture in the  t*V ^ d?c,ldenL o�� climatic chang-  n,V,?. . , 1S a inatter subJect to  natuiol laws, upon which intplltgcr.t  action can bo brought to boar to the  advantage of the tiller of tho soil  Every fat met-  is  awato of tho  use  of     cultivation  moisture.   Tho  known as a pro3Sr-whoe>.  is  one that i  gives veiy good  results, in  dry soils. }  JJinoient soils  toquiic different treat, s  ment,  and the treatment must     also I  \aiy with the climate,  so  thot    tho1  matter is one for tho study of every ��  fanner,     each    appioach.ng  the coso' f  t om the conditions pi evading in his \  own paiticular location \  in conserving soil  rousona why cultivation.does so, howcvoi, arc too often forgotten. . Land that has been  plowed in the fall ,s, aftor tho clfcct  of winter frost and fall and spring  w'colhoimg, ltl a fetal0 highly .sujt  tcptible to tho effect of capiJlat-y'attraction, and ,f loft too lon-r without being handled by some cultivating    implement,     all     the    moistuio  HAULING   OUT  MANURE  Though not gcneially practised,  the manure can bo hauled out during  tho winter -when thcio is the most  leisuic about the farm. The vard  is diy^m winlei and the manuie"cati  be handled to bettor advantage than  in the spiing, when oveiything ia  wet and the 'fields soft and difficult  to crocs with heavy, loads. Besides  tho plant food will he'->.chert ed  Hauling during the winter will  su\c labor and the labor will be ois-  ti United to better aclvanlagp, thus  avoiding the uiuicccHsaiy rush in  the sp- ing, when the scodirg has to  bo attended to. When niaiuuo,, hoa  filed up in tho bornyuid all wintor  long, thcio is always a loss of the  |most soluble compounds  of nitrogen,  are  available for plant, food  would Cva-   pho3phonc    acld r��ml    Potanh   poiatc,   and  the  farmer would  bo atM��St throut'h     leaching and  washing,  the moicy of the spring- lainfall, tho       ,halll��l out dunng the winter theses  amount     of     his crop being   almost   *"oIub)e compounds,   instead  of runn-  lutcly an invariable i l.1c, hut it  holes good m'neatly oveiy case  lhe countiy of SamaiiA lav" diiectly  between Jori'.salem and Galilee It  was as much between t'heso" two "legions as the' states of Indiana and  Ohio ho in the diioct hup between  Now Yoik and Chicago. But because  the , Jew; hated" tho Samatit.m" he  woiild,not jjo through the Samaritan land          iust as .King James I   jjavo  a char-I fIoa^0St     ��fVhis disciples and mai  teachnirts,  on  account of the honesty  and purity  of the Jew, let us try to  break  down  t lie" clanmshness  of ' lhe  ghetto     Lot.us try to-do this not by  social  prejudice,   but^Sy  learning    to  welcome the Jew info our homes   as  wo would be willing to wolcomo ' an  Italian, a Frenchman, an Englishman, a Scotchman, a Russian or a  Swede  nishness of "the ghetto by going foith  with brothoily love to greet the Jew  as Chnst the Hebrew went to \isit  the Samaiilans .  BO   AS   CHRIST  DID.  O jc c\an8elists and gospel pfoarti-  ume^ijtronr^r^^d Tf z\:^^r^r^^Ke  Ufc"   only   to   the   "icspectablp"   -in        n ��hr��"ffh   Salna,-ia  it ' 1\hy do we not do as Christ  did���go into the enemy's counliv and  talk ivith the outcasts by the "Sam-  aiitau well, who are willing-oh, so"  willing, to ie.ei\o the gospel it wo  only, go to them in Chust's name-'  Like the. Samaiilan woman" have  not the gieatest sinners believed - in  Chiist   and  sometimes   becomp''   "tho  ,    ,,      , ��� ���i- being   almost  who.ly dependent! upon what amount  of eai ly rain such a field .would get  Capillary attraction is tho natural  aw uirder winch fluids liso m a tube  which,tho lower end of such a tubo is  placed. To dcmohstratoHho law of  capiilary attraction,'tubes of dilTor-  ent diameter may be placed vertical-  l"llh a small part of their length  submerged m watcr. then it will be  foond that the water will J1W in  each tube considerably abovo the  lc\el , of the suiface.of water in  which  it  is  p!atod , It  W1,j ����  found that the water uses higher in  f^��.tllV0a ,of smal,or diameter      and  ��"*   the  hight^to   which  it  uses "s  that  Let us break down  the'clun-" I detom"UJn n^Z^ ^ '^ a ,^S   ^'unifo���  proportion   to  tho oiaire-  _, ,, ,._.,     . . | ciciout     Jn ore sense he luat'e as big   tci   of the,tubes.     The soil and also  the subsoil is      ' * '  A' SERIES OF TUBES - '  upon winch capillary attiaction' iJ  always acting, and' the smaller tho  Pat tides of soil the smaller W1n b��  the tubes into which it will form  -it is  also   tho  a detour as the tiavcller coming  fiom Now York to Chicago' would  make if ' i^e went by the wny of  Louiswllo, ICy , instead of by tho  waj of Buffalo or Pittsburg Chnst  in journeying to Galdee simply took  the straight path. He won't as a  bud  would  fly, overland.-" He    went  ing to waste, are absorbed by tin  soil and theie, held ready-for th��  roots of tho plants to assimilate/Ii  spread on'the fields thero will bo no  loss of nitrogen as the manuio will  not be in large enough quantities" to '  ferment.  A good plan,  whero it can he car-'  ned    on, is to haul the manure    to-  the field daily  uiiect from the  barnf  But this can not ulwajs-,bo done   A-  good plan,  then, is to dout once    a  week, or often enough to prevent tho  '  manuio accumulating m largo heaps  Try this plan and seo how it woiks   "  WEIGHT OE EGGS.  Thcic is a big dilTeionce in tho  weight ol eggs of pullets and hens  and of those laid by different bieods  Po/Hrymen who soil by count and  not by weight do not always got  full vak'c for ti.eu- product An  English authonty.gives the iWJowinn;/-  ci'lei ence .yS.   C.     liiown     Leghorn  hens,''2 i  I  1  t  pullets     17b   os..   per  dd,s  ter to William Penn lor" the American tract .of land \now called Pen-  syBania and .Charles I ga\o a charter to Lord Baltimore to tako oos-  sgssioii of the piosont state of Maiy-  land, to be settled by him and his  Catholic friends . After the Jews had  returned from tho Babylonish cap-  tivitv and had rebuilt tho Jerusalem  walls  and    tomple   they  wanted  tyis'c Ha\o not the Peters who  denied him thrice and the Pau's who  were oni.e".,tlie greatest peisecutois'of  his fohoweis been willing to -seal  then testimony for Chust with their  hfeblood ' "^ j  Christ    was-- the     Saviour   of   the  social ;-cutcast  at  the     Samautan  well       let  the stiange fact   icmains  that most 'Cnnstian evangelists seem  drive     out . those      fo.tgti  colonists \ t�� �����? ^^^Z^^  He" sinner than tho big. We seem  to be unwillmg to leach oul after  t/ie outcasts.      Mr   Beecher in one of  Christ  "must  needs  go  through   Sa-  maiia i" Not    fot   that  degraded  woman alono was that journey tak-  -<?n . Tho tevelation of himself that  he made-by that well is an eloquent  imitation to -all in every age to  come to him for the "water of life "  Aio you veary with the tioubles of  tho w ay Z__ ( Ai o, you, athirst for- the  watei that ,will .satisfy tho longings  of jour soul_'> Ave you fearful of  the giaje.and' tho judgment of God'  Come to the weiyand hear ,him say  that to aHQwho come ho Twill-give  liMng.watoi. wl.eicof if a man drink  lie shall never die.   * ,~-. ���  ^ *   *��� <  ��.o,s ,;^���zLlsz- SC"I   ���Mi "��� ���fa "'���'"������35! ���� '  the    subsoil    to   the smfacc  f i om  ^apoiation is the gi oat chs^ipalor  of moistutc, and -Us -action can bo  best  countoiacted  l��r  n,��  ���,,.���   <hn countoi acted by the piesencc in  t e soil of a la.gc proportion of  humus       Hiinxus   is the pioduct     of  ?W..7S,,llllon' chonucally acted  upon by the organisms  in  the  and   by wcathenng  constitifent - most  LOOPING THE LOOP.  Cyclist    Leaps Into  Space  Downwards.    ��� ���  soil,  It is  (he soil,  , - -   amonablo "to' cul  tivation and^hc.ohe contdinriig most  u ut ci on t ,^s--i.-,"*^' ,  ."No hai d-aiul-fast nilo for moistuio  conserving can bo laid down to"unci  any eUended aiea. Local comh-  tions have a gieat deal to do in'tre  matter-^Oluy  and     peat  soils     ate  [    MOHAMMEDAN'S AND DOGS.   "  Take    Particular ���  Pains    Not    to  Come in Contact. '  In E'gypt dogs aio never poimitled  to enter the dwelling of a Mohammedan, and lioi.e is found in a mosqiio  lo is immediately put'lo  death.  Jn coiT-equeicc ol   this oxcomiaiml.  calion fiom  the  society  which      tins  aituntil   sceirs--so-instinctively ���    clis-'  'posed  to  cullivaCe,  Egyptian      doga  live,  foi   tho most pat t,  m  the open  air,   feeding  upon'garbage, and     any s"  other fillh     that    chance  throws      in    ���  their way       Yet they aic found     to  Lo faithful  piotectois  of tho proper-  Head  his     seuuons      tolls  how  a relormed  criminal,    an    ex-convict,   who     had  been  a coenlerfeitei  him  once  came     to  '.V?    ,!n   , complete  discouragement,  flfr   Beeehei,"  said he,   "tho    g0od  from   the garden    spot of Palestine.  But  they   could   not Ycai     after  j, yeai, decade after decade and centurv  after century the Samaritans held  on to the . legion lying duectly between Judaea, or ",noithorn Galileo,  and tho Jerusalem^ capital Theio  they  tlwolt,   icady to" slay any    Jew  or collection of Jews who attempted I People, will not have anvthing tS"do  to molest  them.    There thev continu-   ��'ith     me        1 seem to*receive sym-  ed to dwell.       Each year tho hatred   Pathy fiom none hut,fiom the "worst  between the two races gtew more bit-   of foI!cs "   ��h. ye workeis for Jesus  '   , ter, and mortal. - Jcairy the  "Biead of Life"  to    those  ALL ALIKE TO THE SAVIOUR.  By that jouinoy Jesus said to   all  mankind    "The man with the flattened  nose and the thick lip  of the negro and with the aquiline nose of the  Hebrew and with the low loiehoad of  the     Australian  aburlgines and  with  the calveloss limb of tho Bengali and  with the stunted stature of the Eskimo  and  with the herculean  form    of  the-Saxon and tho gigantic Slav arc  all brothers.    The Jew has no  light  to  hato  tho Samaritan,  neither    has.  the Samaritan a right  to  hate      the  Jew "  But though the    Samautan  ^houM  love  the Jew and  tho  Jew  hue    tho  Sninatitaii, Just study how  the      old  laeial prejudices    against tho Ifchtpw  race, as a venomous serpent with its  slimy coils, has come wriggling down  through  tho ages      Why is  that  finely  dressed     and  courteous  gentleman  refused  admittance into   some of tho  leading  hotels of Saialoga and  Now  York?    He is a Jew?     Why was  Allied  Dreyfus sent to Devil's  Island to  bo more Inhumanly lieatod  than any  government would allow any man  to  treat 'a- dumb'rbrutc? ��� He .was ayl.evv?  Why tho   .clannishne.ss of the-ghetto?  Because   the    gentile' by sneers    and  scoffs refuses    tci associate with ' tho  ���Jew;-therefore''the Jew iina's'most of  liis associations with  tho  Jew.    Why  tho public ridicule ' against7' a     class  ,-of men Who are the greatest financiers and    masters of barter and. gain  of  the  world?    Been use  for  centuries  the Jew had    no way  of making    a  living   except     through   barter;   and  gnin  and  ns a    monoy lender"."    "Ho  could   not  hold  laud,  for  the  princes  and the-people would rob him! of his  land.        He could not go  into  state-'  craft or into the army, because thero  he was not allowed to go.       Though  ���social . recognition   in  certain  regions  is now  accorded to  the Hebrew race,  as the British     house of lords      has  .been opened to them, yet even to-day  a strong barrier to social 'preferment  is  the  fact 'ot a man belonging  ..- y **- ��� i-*"*��     "v.'iio ctt U   I "**     *M*o��i*i.����     yn \j\j\;\j\  ihn ^�� nat"rally fjettei adapted to My and even pc.sons of tho very m0l  i^��� conservl,!e of moisture thnn by whom they are thus dispitofully  loam or sandy soils.    Soil m   which   Heated, although, Sonmi iemarks; it  Tho philosophy of looping the loop I copfibio'fS^he^te'of1^ 1&���',�� ��-"s-I |s "^   ,no,y ����;,OUt L�� SC�� "" pains  ��"" '������������-      -     ?   -     - '     p ���."     ..? _    of^ c"-PiUary at-1 tal-en     by a Mu���-.selman  and a     do��  m space, exhibitions of which have  been given m the loading Paris  theattes, is thus explained by"MMV  Dravcourt, in La Natuic ���  " 'Looping the loop m space' takes  precedence ��� both of ordinary 'looping,' on whoso apparatus it has improved,,   and    of "tho human arrow'  slnco the^cyclist also executes a leap  ..    - ���- - ..^.umm-oh^  In space, but a more dangerous   one,-1 agent,   and  wheip  it  constitutes  since it is done head downward -          hl8'i percentage m the soil   mois        ������    w ^ I"��   apparatus    for .looping      the   *'"       " "  who     1 now    thoy  are hungered     and   loop m sI��llce.  ����� like that for the or-  Watcr of Life"  to  those'who know ,dlnaly I'eat,  except  that the top      is  they  are  atlin st 1   Seek   the  seventy   wanting        The  Ioopcr  descends      at  deviled social  outcasts  down   by the   ful1  sPcod   an  incline   about  100   feet  Samaritan  well ' long at 45 degrees, mounts'the      ���<=-  ���lrAlpiVi��lL^nCl      0ViP��r'ltl0n     that it iwhen  they happen  to  meet  to" avoid  world  ��eem an impracticable mattei  to 'matcually dinuniUi the condition^ Loam, however, is moro I0-  teutive of moistuie and tie high'ci  the peiwntago of humus it contains  tho greater in ipropoition will a3  lotentivc povveis be."     Humus is  the  coming m contact with each other.  Notwithstanding this state of persecution, dogs ate lemarkably num-  eious in,the towns of Egypt' The  spo-ics>Ta large one. about "the size  and make of tie gieyhoi'iul As a  proof of  tho  Mohammedan   picjudic<3  ECCLESIASTICAL PREJITDICE  Anothei reason why Chiist "must  needs-go lluough Samaiia" was that  he wanted to reprove ecclesiastical  and teJjgious ptcjudico. The disciples of John the Baptist and of Jesus  weie antagonistic and jealous of  each other, j���st as tlie Episcopalians  and the third year of the Plymouth  settlement. They vve.c bitter' i��� the pose  same way that tho Esteblished  Church and the Methodists weie bitter against each other dm ing J0hn  Wes.cy's    ,fe.' They  were  bitter,     as  ��^��� "n��^!c"ls ����'��! ��ie riesb.vtcrians  wwo bitter against each other ���,  this    country    100  ;> eai s  ..    .   ,      ���-���     *���"   ,>^iti->   ago  ^Hl.1!.! oC^��!>�� the Baptist  ai.g.ily  The  i oi uonn the Baptist angi  iS,Cdfnii t,Ult   ���)0hn    llad  ^������  mote     follower   than Jesus  Chiist  while  tho followers  of Jesus ang ily  leplicd      that      Chri=t   had  baptized  moio disciples thun  John       it    was  in older to stop  this  bittoinoss  that  tow aid  Lake  Galilee,   and   went     bv  the   way   of  Samariay     Christ was  ready to do almost anything ,.�� stop  he internal dissensions: among those  their -Sav our and  their Christ.  Cannot wo all'realize that no church can  ightly accomiilish-a. sanctified  glorious work h>r the. Master unless that  hurch  lias coinplete gospel jiarinotiv  within Us own, ranks ?  DANGER: Of:"SMALL  KVI'LS.'..  , Wa"fc.  of; ffpspel . harmonv      ,'n     -  church,  although it be compeer    - o!  ��"ly % '��"�� series  of  little  frictions  and    disturbance,,    will  after . awl,i c  cending pal t of the 'loop' and then,  still-earned forward by his momentum, crosses, at the top of the 'loop'  an empty space of about five yards  head downward, until, striking the  second pint of tho track the cycle  goes aiound the descending side of  the 'loop and is stopped at its exit  by  the couis  piovtded   for  that  pttr-  "Tlns lent seems to bo pei formed  conti.ny to all the laws of physics,  and it inav be asked why the bicycle  and its niler aio not earned  in   then   aerin  gieatcst  known    moisture-conserving  against this useful animal, i't is"jufr  "<-ient to ��talc.that they leg.vtd  the  tonus  Chiistian  and  dog as  synonv-  moi s-���both,-of com.so,   in   the"  most  oppi obi ious sense.  As     a    singular  contiaS't  for   thoir  the  cultivator  is  away  flight   by centrifugal  loire,     unci     how   the     wheels  able     to     nliiko     the     second  tion   of the   patch   exactly      In  tho   'loop'   in   this  case  is  not  ate  soc-  fact,  a  pet-  a  . ,    . ,   Stille  is conserved  without much  aid from  Tho l ooson' of " this  hiimas, because of its peculiar  sponge-Iiko chaiacter, is enabled to  hold moistuie in laigor quantities  than anv of tho oidinarv  sands or loams, and when 'this iC-  tentive power is assisted by tho  fo:motion of a mulch or dust blanket which inteirupts the i iss of moistuie to   the sin face  tho walei     cor-  t0"Lc,',f tbc S011 ,s at �� i��a\inium.  WTERE  HUMUS   IS  SCARCE  cultivation     has      a.   propoi tionatcly  less      mfluc.ice,     and   ,n   light Sandv-  soil it is almost impossible to make  a ltiuleh on  tho .surface,  hence,  it   is  that i.-uelv do  we find a heavy crop  on  soil   which  is constituted     chiefly  of   sand.      Although   such   Moils   iii iy  contain  all  neccsai.v  plant fond     ,���  sufficient quant ily,     ,(,     \H  seasons when  the  ill  f  "It  J  1.  s  oisliko lor dogs, tho Egyptians have  over held cats in gieatcst venora-  clays, jtion, nnd in ancient time even woi-  uhipiod I hem. And hi^to'1-uis tell  is that fhibastis and Atiibes, two  tow is in Egypt, tho fonner a votaiy  of cats and the latter of mice, con-  ti acted on that account so strong  an antipathy to each oti.cr that tho  inhabitants weie icvei known to  hitermairy. although only a few  mi'es asunder Tn some parts     of  India, too, v o ,>ia told, thev have a  Miniim- io\oience for Giimolkin, n.s  lhe orlv dimes puin<-hed capitally  Iheic ate the minder of a ninn and n  cat.   .  led  circle whoso upper part has been h hints feed  (I  o"lv     in  .    , , mill     full is suffi  cient to keep the soil supplied with  nioistuio that the crrp ie:ei\os ||,0  full benefit of the plant food,    for all  I   II   ���- ���  IMM UTA MLE  J USTTCK.  cut out, the sec* ion ol the track on  which the cyclist ascends foims a cn-  culir aic whoso cord is relatively  small, this aic ends in a curve that  turnfi quite sharply toward '.the interior of the  'loop.'  ���UNDERGROUND -PASSAGE.   ;  A  clever .smuggling plan has come  to light on; the Dutch-Belgian    fron  t'.or,7.'; where'.   a     farmer had     some  buildirigs put iif), part of which were  in the one country and  part in    the  other.     The customs  officials,   hearing    ..strange sounds," ��� made ir search,  aiid _discovered  an   underground   passage for the illegal pas&iii'g'of'-'catllc'  and. pigs across the frontier.  ,    . Hough vei v   minute met  bans, and jiiant food to lit available  Tor these tmv feerleis must he in a  stale  of < olntion  Clav soils will absoit. a gie.it deal  more moisture than sand or lpam  and such soils have also a far moro  retentive Power in regard to moisture. All ,-soils, however, can be  impioved by the addition of humus  for -..several reaaons. Farm-yard  manure, is;.the most 'general'-wov   or  nnrnVliiMw    iU^     -it ,i ...    . V''  In the Argentiie  Republic the s>tan  flf a ti.nn   to  which  an accident    oc-  cii's  aic   ipipnw,, ed   lii til   thev     can  Pioio      thenisehes guiltless of negligence.    In   the   neighborhood   of     tho  town  of Coirloba a few weeks ago  a  slight  accident occuiied   lo  the locomotive  of a train.    So slight,  it was  that  the  driver  and  stoker prepared  to  put  it right  themselves.   But  tho  law- interposed  in   the shape of    tho  police    of     a    village neur by,   who  there and  then  halod  the driver and  stoker    off to     durance vile,  leaving-  the'passengers'to., tlrivo the    engine  i  !  Jl  it IE  omiching the soil by the addition1 of   themselves if they felt inclined   to  to  to  and  in  that met,, a reprosonla'tivp. of    which I tudinous  collcction^of  nnrlnno   ,tha��  the-great'church     tornadoes     which  may arise and     sub-  hi6 book of travels,   once illustrated  to | the   infinite   damage  which  a niuUi-  ��� small'    evils  confinement type' in the world. It is  at ���Prccrc'S; about eight miles from  Paris, unci its five huge rect.angular  blocks, together with the exercise  grounds, warden's rjuarter.s. and gardens, cover half a-Square mile.  iuun.ii.s-. Plowing 'down'heavy; stubble is-also a plan to the same end.  it may be, howe\er, a plan which  wi 1 defeat its object Unless the sttil'-  blo be turned down and complete!  covered over, and packed so as  leave no subterranean apertiiro.s  foster weeds in Wet wentlver,  add. to the evils of evaporation  dry weather. '    ���'���  Packing the soil.is a good wav of  porserving moisture, ; but ' on 'the  other; hand it leaves a nmooth and  even surface on which both capillary  attraction7 and evaporation net with  greater. Inten.',i(y. Some fariiicis  counteract, that effect bv cultivating  with : a light harrow after rolling.  An arrangement attached  to speeder"  TRY,  TRY/ TRY AGAIN.  He sweetheart, of a man at  mar,  Prussia,   died  some  lime  ���lie .-was accepted      subsequently  her .sister,   who   died,   however,  days   before   the  wedding  day.    Tn  ...  few weeks the determined fellow will  wod  Iho  mother of his  two    foimei  sweethearts.  Colli go  by  two  l  1-1  .h  NOT A SINGLE ONE LEFT.  At the present rale of progiess  Csnj'B the Japan Gazette) there will  won be hardly a single person left  alive in Yokohama. The context, however, shows that "sincls"  hero means  unmarried.  ._!_ 'cmx,. b. o:,  't"L"KDAV,     AWtlL 23,   -g^  Z* ^ -uTKtI  The Atlin Claim.  Published    i.very    Siittirduy   mot-nine   bv  T'.<* Atlin Claim  I'uhlisiung Co.  A. C.     HlUeOHFEl.Il, UdITOH,    l'KOI'KlhTOIl.  OHk> of publication Pem-l St., Ailin, It. C.  . Advertising Rates. : $1.00 per iuuli, eaqh  Ittturtion. 1'inidiiifr notices., 23 cents a lint.'.  Spwuiol Contract Ruto"i on iipijliuntiou.  Tb�� subscription price is Si a yciir pn>-  >Ue in ndvatico. No p >per will he tlciivorcil  unless this condition is complid) \\ itli.  Saturday,     April 23RD.',   1904.  In the interests of the poor animals and for the abatement of a  threatening,' nuisance, we would  call attention to the number of dogs  and other beasts which are straying  at leisure around the town, trying  to, eke out an cxistense on scraps,  old sacks and ��� sawdust. Owners  who cannut provide, proper food for  their dogs and take care of them  should be compelled to either kill  them or give them to someone who  will look after them'.  Those owning cattle should not  be allowed to let them wander at  will. We would suggest that a  pound ba estalished at once", which  we feel sure would put an end to  what is now a growing nuisance.  Dredging Company,, had donated  two 35 foot ladders for the use of  the Department. He spoke in the  highest terms of the work done by  Mr. Solomau, the night-watchman,  and advised the fire committee and,  citizens to re-elect him to that office  when,the-proper time came.  So far no selection as to who will  fill tlie vacancy has .been made, although several names were men*  Lioned, but ns Mr. Rosseli has promised to act tor * few week* longer  it is to be hoped that - before he  leaves, a new chief will be appointed.       ��� ���   '  NOTICE.  Atlin,   Nugget and Grape Rings  And All Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.  fjGT    Why send otu when you can get goods as cheap here?  Watches From $5 up.   Fine Line ot Souvenir Spoons*  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss Watchmaker*,.,.  "  THE ;KOOTENAY   HOTEL, ��  A, R. McDonald, Proprietor. -   -  , Cor. First and Tkainor Streets. . -   '  ,  Tills Klr��t CUm Hotel has been rnmedolcd ami i-efurniiilied tlii-oiijflioiit  and offers tb�� host noaommodntion to Transient or Periuauuut  Guaits.���Amnri'enii and Kurupean plan.  .',   Fittest Wines, Littuors and Oigars*   .  ���-'    -        Billiards   and   Pool. ,'        '.'i-,  ��. -  ��� '       ..,'..      ���'     ���   . ....  PART IV.,   "WATER   CLAUSES  CONSOLIDATION ACT, 1897, AND AMENDING ACTS.  Gold  Dredging.  Russia is negotiating with Americans for sixty gold dredges. The  Czar's representative has been in  this country for some time examining, investigating and testing the  newest and decided!}- the most novel method used for robbing the  earth- of the, yellow metal���gold  dredging. Apparently he is thoroughly satisfied with this unro-  mantic development of placer mining for he wants sixty floating  gold extracting machines.  ROSSELLI RESIGNS  His Position as Atlin's  Chief.  Fire  He Will Soon Leave Atlin, But Not  The District���He Spoke In  Glowing Terms of Our Faithful Nigrht-Watchman.  We regret, as also does everyone,  that our Fire Chief, Mr. Rosselli,  will shortly leave Atlin, that is,  the town of Atlin, as we understand  "Rosy" intends to go "Mining".  As a result, Mr. Rosselli has notified the Council of the Board of  Trade that he would have to resign.  Too much cannot be said in praise  of our Fire Chief whose energy and  efficient work have on several occasions averted what might have  resulted in a terrible conflagration,  and the citizens have much to thank  him for, especially when it is considered that his services were always voluntary.  In referring to the work of the  Fire Department, Mr. Rosselli offered a few suggestions for perfecting the alarm system and also mentioned tnat the  Tiritish American  1. This is to certify that tins "Spruce  Creek Pow'or Oompuio, Limited," established \t itli the objuct of currying on tho  bu*inut,i of a "power compuny" within tho  meaning of Part TV. of the "Water Clauses  0��nsolidntlon'Ao.t,1897," in tho Atlin District,  Pro; incei of British Columbia, and incorporated on tho ISth. day of February, 1901, lias  submitted its uudprtukiug to the Lioute-  nnnt-GovPrnorin Council for approval, and  that the ��.aid jiiidortiiliinf;, ai .shown by the  documents and plan filed, has been approved  and that iume is ns follow��:���  To make available \\ ater for' the working  of a largo  area   of  placer  niiniiiK  ftround  which is at present" unworkable, beginning  .it a point approximately 1.700  foot  below  the Diseo%cry Claim, on Spruce Creek, to bo  known as. tho "point of diversion of water,"  and     proceeding    thence    westerlj   alone:  Sprtica Creek to its  mouth, and extending-  laterally on either Hide of Spruce Creek so  as to embraoa the Spruce Creek   Watershed  between these points, the watershed of Little Spruce Creek and   that portion   of "the  watershed of Pine Creek lying south of Pine  Creek above tho  junction   of  Spruce   and  Pine Creeks- aud  below   that  part  locally  Known as. "Stoveudykc;" that for this purpose the Company will acquire by purchase  1,000 miner's inches of w ater to   be diverted  from Spruce Creak, using the present'channel of Spruce Creek to tho point of diversion  of water,  1,700  feet   below-   the   Discovery  Claim, and thence by ditch and flumes along  the north side of Spruce Creek  to   a   point  approximately 8,500 feet   below  the  intake  and thence by a system of steel pipe lines to  reach Spruce Creek at and along parts  approximating,  respectively,   7,000  feet, 8,000  feet and 0,000 feet below the intake.   To siphon with a 30-inch   steel  pipe  line across  Spruco Creek approximately 8,500 feet below  the intake, and thenco by ditch   and flumes  along the south side approximately ono and  a half miles, and  thence  to   reach   Spruce  Creek aud Little Spruce Crook by a' system  of steel pipe line*, at and  along   parts  approximating respectively 10,000'feet,  12.500  feet, and ir>,000 feet below the intake, and to  return all of said water into  Sprue*  Creek  at an cleMitioii  below   tho  intake  varying  from 75 foot to 21!) feet.  2. And this is further to certify that the  Company proposes to begin their undertaking by extending tho ditches and pipo lines.  :l. Ami thiii is further to certify that the  amount of tho capital of the Company,  which will be duly Kubscribcd and paid up  before tho Company commences tho installation of additions, or exercises any of the  powers of tho "Water Clauses Consolidation  Act, 1897," Part IV.. in that behalf, is hereby  fixod at tho sum of one hundred thousand  dollars (4100,000). and the further amount of  capitul to be subscribed uud paid up above  tho cost of the first mentioned portion in  respect of tho remainder of the undertaking licforo the same is commenced, shall ho  fifty thouwuul dollars ($50,000).  -i. And this is further to certify that the  time within which tin; naid further amount  of capital, namely, fifty thousand dollars  (50,000) is to be mih.-icribed is fixed at three  months from date hereof, aud the time within which the said undertaking and works  are to be commenced i�� fixed at six months  from the date hereof, and tlie date by which  all the piopobed undertaking shall be in operation is fixed at two years from tho date  hereof.        ,  5.   And this is further to certify  that  the  rights acquired hereunder  are  subject  to  tho "Water Clniu.es Consolidation Act,   1897,  Amendment Act, 1904."  Dated this 3rd. day of March, 1904.  CHARLES WILSON,  Clerk of the Executive Council.  - Q  H  ���  m  Si  p.  n  Z  H  y.  <  a-  4  H  U]  B  a  GOLD    HOUSE,  DISCOVERY,.B.   C.  STRICTLY   FIIRLST   CLASS.  JOHN   WOLTERS,   Proprietor.  -�����*���  STAGE   ic   LlVlBlSTf    TN    COJ��NBCTI��N.  s  0  M  e  u  o  %  K  H  5  H  n  o  M  K  Russell   Hotel,  DIXON  BROTHERS,  ������   Proprietors  L   Pool   &- "Billiards,   Free. -  Freighting and Teaming   '*,'��*���'     Horses and Sleighs for Hire.  J.   H.   RICHARDSON,  ATLIN   &  DISCOVERY.  ������������:   Full Line ot Clothing Just From the East  THE   LATEST   STYLES.  Complete Stock of Dry Goods  THE  SHOES.  LATEST    IH    HATS,     BOOTS     AND  GOLD   SEAL   GUM    BOOTS  Our Goods are the Best, and Our Prices the Lowest.  '.<���  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  CAPITAL   PAID   '.UP   $8,760,000."  RESERVE,   $3,0OO,O0O.  Branches of the Bank at ieattse,  San Francisco,  Portland,  Skagway, etc.  Exchange sold on all Points*  Gold Dust Purchased���Assay Office  in Connection.  D. ROSS, Manager.  THE ROYAL HOTEL,  E.  ROSSELLI,  Proprietor.  Corner Pearl and-First Streets, Atlin, B.  C.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN- CONNECTION.  CHOICEST WINES. LIQUORS AND CIGARS CASE GOODS A SPECIALTY.  i  . FOR SALE ��� McClary Steel  Range, hot water reservoir, practi 1  cally new. Apply to ' 'Claim"  Hydraulic   Mining  �� .Machinery,  HYDRAULIC   GIANTS,    WATER   GATES,  ANGLE   STEEL   RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPE  Estimates furnished on application !  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  Vauoowrr, B. G.  ���WrvrW-w ' '    �����-������  .VI-LIN,  li. C. SATURDAY     A PHI I. 23.,   1^4   y'  (  1/  .ATLIN���.TRADING '.COMPANY,. LIMITED.  Big'���'Clearance   Sale  of "Winter.Dry   Goods -;  As our Buyer is going East to purchase.a laige block of Drj' Goods,  we have decided to saciifice the block on band,' to make room for NEW  ���Aien's all wool Grey Socks  Ladies' Natural wool Undeiwear  $3:00  -    3 for $1:00  Good's to arrive in the-Spring.    Below.'are a f$w,of tlie many cut prices.      Ladies' Coiribii'j.tioniStocl:ings & Rubbers        , ,,        -       $i'-75  Men's all wool Torfues   '    $0:7.5  & 'Si :6o. <Utduced    to    ��0:50'   "  <    ., We-aKo.ranv  a  larrej- assortment  of Floor and Table Oilcloth.  Men's Mackinaw Coats    .  $5:5^    r-        - ,,        -        $4:00   '      Wall   Paper. V-Men's 'Leather   Gloves' and   Mitts.���rGcrmau   Sock's,  Men's?all wool Canadian Tweed Pants $3:50^   y,        -   -    $2:50 ,      , Blankets. ��� Wool Mitts, and Gloves.���Cretous & Flannelettes'   etc.  Men's all wool Halifax       j ,', ,,     &4;oo-'    ,,        -       $3:00  .A.   S.   CROSS,   President.  N.   C.   Wheeling,   Secretary.  LOCAL SYNDICATE  Opening up,the Dixie".Valley  -District: v- s1  The Bull Creek Hydraulic;'and  Dredging ' Syndicate/will, presume  active op'eratious"at'once'uuder vthe  the management of Mr. Alfred Car-  michael. The enterprise of this local syndicate ,in openingcuip ,the  Dixie*Creek"country is one of the  b-j.st assurances of the future:of. the  camp. The, management affirms"  that it will'be quite satisfied if the  values found last year are maintained during this season's operations. ���  A gang of men,-with supplies,  has lett for the property and it is  expected that piping -will .commence within a few weeks.���,   '   ���  NOTICE.'  Big Fire in Toronto.  Last- Tuesday ���night 'fire broke  out in the heart of tlieXcitv of To-  ronto aud notwithstanding thejher-  culean efforts of the fire'depa.tment  nearly ,$10,000,000 damage- was  done before the fire was gotyunder  control. "      ' %  W. G.   Paxton,   Notary  Public,  has taken offices inthe Claim Block.  �����*���"  ALL  STEVENS RIFLES AND PISTOLS!  '        Ant GUARANTEED TO BE  SAFE, DURABLE AND ACCURATE.  THE FAVORITE RIFLEI  Thirty day from ilnt�� I int/'iid to npplj to  Tlit> tyliiuT Coimms.ioiu'r ol l.u'iidMiiid Worlcb  lor u l.en>.ii of tin- lollo'.Vln^ ilcsorihi'd 'tract  of luii'l, riininiciiciiii; Ht tlm South ilnsl eor-  nni; Pint nituutrd on the N'orth siilo elf ])k-  co\orj Avi-nuo, AJliu Tonusito about twenty  fe��t \\>nt from South \\*i-��t corner of J.ot 7  Block 1 in suld Tomisitc. thunco Wont 300  rcct, ttionoo North 400 foot, theiu'B JJufct ^00,  foot to Want boiiiiilury .of Mode .1, Atliii  Tow iifcitc, thoneo South alony; nldo,of " Western boundary of Block 1, to the South; Wei't  earner of Lotfl theroin. thnncn East 100 fact  thence South to point of commencement, excepting thereout nil uroper Street-allowances, ami the property of tho II. C. Power  and Manufacturing Compnuy, Limited. Containing tw o acres more or less *  Dated at Atlin.'H   C. this third day of  M.irch 1P.''4   "  *'-   ' . K. T. Trouffhton.      -  E. S. Wilkinson, P.L.S.  Wm. Brown, C.E.  ,,      WILKINSON   &   BROWN  , Provincial  Land   Surveyors   & 'Civil   Engineer***  Hydraulic   Mine  Oigincerinq   n   Spocialt)  Office, Pe&rf St.', near Third 8t,'. AnfB,< B.6   *  Cireaf Clearance Sale  NOTICE.  ^ Sixty days frcra date wow ill apply to the  Chief Commissioner of f.iinds and Works for  permission to purchase tho following described Lands, in the Atlin District. Commencing ut a Post marked 13. A. D. Co'&  South West Corunr, about [500] five'hundred  ieet N'ortheastei'ly from the South West corner of the, riord hydraulic Ijeuoli lease on  North sids of Pino Creek, thrnoe East [20]  twenty chains. Thence North tlO] ten chains  thonoe Wett (20) twenty chains, thence South  [10] chains moio or less to point of-common-  cement. Coiitumlnir (30) twentj acfeij more  or lost; .   .      ^    'r ,'      .-  v   y*'"'.-.,  ' > British��� American Dredging Company,  .   by O. T-Sw itaer, Manaeer: -  .   *���        Datfil. Atlin.'B.C. March 11th. 1904.  NOTICE.  is' an accurate riflo and puts every shot  where you hold it. Weight 4J pounds.  Made in three calibers���.22, .25 and 32  Kim Fire.  prick:  Ho.,17, PlBin Sights.     .    .   $8.25   '  No.'l8, Target sights, .    .  "1i.*26  "Where these rifles, are not carried in  stook'by dealers wo will send, express  j prepaid on receipt of price:. Send stamp  for   catalog   describing -complete line  : and containing valuable' information to  shooters.  The J. Steiems Arms and Tool Co.  I P. 0. Box CHIC0PEE. FALLS, MASS,  ���RJOT1CB u hereby ci\��n that Sixty days  afterdate I'intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to purohase the following;  desorlbed land situated on Tolui Arm, at  ���he mouth of Otter Riyer,���vi��; Conimen-  oine at a post marked J. A P.Corner Post  plao*d on tho Luke Shore, thonoe in a West-  terly direction n quarter of a mile, thenee  in a Southerly direotion on* mile, thonoe in  an Easterly direotion one mile, thence following the lake shoro in a Northorly direction to place of commencement, containing  in nil   100 acres more or less.  Datod M Atlin, II, C. this 9th. day of  Januarj- 19Q4.  J. A. Parkinson.  ��� For'the next 6o" days we.will tnakera DISCOUNT of 30 per  cent  on all Dry Goods, Underwear, Tabic'Linen' Shawls, Shirts;  Tow.  els," and Crokeryware.  ,     Wall Paper, at-cost.      ,  These goods MUST BE CLOSED' OUT by  June vist.   to   make  room for 'Summer Stock.   '   ,,  E. L. PILLMAN & CO.  THE GRAND  HOTEL  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH.'-   EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MA'NNER.  French   Restaurant in ' Gonn&ottmn.  , David Hastie,   Proprietor.  1 t *   1  Corner of First and Discovery Streets.  THE; WHITE PASS & YUKON ROUTE.  v   , Pacific   and   Arotie   Railway   and Narieati^a UMapaar. r-  0 '  British Columbia Yukon   ltailwey Ca��������r>  ' BritUh Yukon   Bail way .Company,  : TIME TABLE*  TN BrKECT   JANUARY 7 1W1,  Daily exeept Sunday.  GENERAL BLACKSMITH  & MACHINE SHOP.  '  Metropole Hotel Building,  Discovery Street, Atlin.  Blacksmith Work, BoltB & Nuts,  Pipe & Pipe Fitting, Engine and  Boiler Repairing, Hot Water Coils  made and fitted, Derrick Mounting,  Wire Cable, Pulley Blocks & Tackle, Boats & Boat Fittings.  W-J. Smith. Proprietor  THE  Htiin Studio.  1 _��� ���+&+. . .���  PHOTOGRAPHS  OF  Atlin   and, Alaska,  Atlin Claim Block.    ��  Films and plates developed and  printed at reasonable rates at "The  Atlin Studio ". Enlarging, aud  Copying also done.  >9  ���ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS���  The following Sailings are announced for the month of  March leaving Skagway at 6  p.m., or on anival of the train :  _ Princess May, April 14th., 23rd.  and May 4th.  For further information, apply or  ** - ������  Writ** lo    H. B. Dunk, Agcat,  Stetgw-sy. Alaska.  No.l   N. B.  lit class.  9. 80 a. m.  '-10.55 I     ���  11.00!  11.45      ���  12.15 I  12. 35 t p.m   .  2.10   ���  4.30   ���     .  Passoneers must be at  speotion is stopped SO minutes  150 pound!, of bagtacre  vrith each half fare ticket.  No.SN.   B.  2nd class,  k. 30 p. m.  10. SO   ���  11.10 aim'.   '  ����� :o  z.45  ,.  6.10 ���  LV.     SKAGUAY AK.  WHITE PASS   <���  ���      LOG CABIN  UBNNETT  ,r      CARIBOU  AR   .WHITE HOEE5E LV  No.   2.S. Bound  1st class.  A. 30 p. in.  3. or,  3.00' ���  3.10   ���  1.35)  1.15 ( p.m  ll.'SO a.ra  0.30     ���  N*. i X Sw��4  todtAmm*.  AR   i. II a. ��.  a. M ,.    '  I.M.,  U.M   pju.  ,.     * 10. U     r.  LV  7. ��  la.  depots in time to hare Baggage inspeotod nnd oheoitvrf.  before leaving time of train,  will be oheokod free with eaok full fare ti<4nt and 76 p<m4t  J. G. Coknei.l.  nugget flotel  Discovery. f  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  =sx;  Norlhern Lumber Gop  Limited*  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN"  CONNECTION.  Headqnarters for Dixon's stage.  DISCOVERY, B. C.  NEW DINING ROOM  NOWOPEN,  Furnishing   Tho  BEST MEALS IN CAMP.  Finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  On and after the 23rd. of April,  1904 and until-further notice the  following jvill be the prices of Lumber. '  '  Rough, up to S inches,'$40.  do-      do     10      ,,,      45.  do       do     12      ,,        50.  Matched, $50.00  S. D. $5.00 & D. D. $10. extra.  I2>^ per cent disconnt will be allowed for cash at time of ordering.  The Royal Victoria  Bd. Sands, Proprietor.  O.K.  BATHS  SHOP  F. Shields & Eddy Durham.  Now ocoupy their new quarters next  to the Bank of B. N. A., First Street.  The bath rtonu are equally a* (rood M found  $*V��  olttoi.   Rriv<*�� BoWwm far IsmKot.  Life Insurance  Co*  OF  CANADA  Capital    $1,000,000.  A..G. Wmbfold. Aymt,  t!  M  K  to. I  to',! I  * *.    -* ~.  "j  1   >l , BE'S WSLL-KH OWB  IN POET HOPE  1R.      CHAS.     GILCHRIST      DECLARES DODD'S KIDNEY  PILLS CURED HIS  DIABETES.  le  Suffered for    Ten Years and  Could   Get      no  Relief /Till He  Tried tho    Great-Canadian Kidney Remedy.  Tort      Hope,     Ont.,     March   3<1.���  Special).���It, has-long-been admitted  it what    will euro  Dicbetes,      will  lire any form of Kidney Disease, 'and  lochias Kidney  Pills  have  cured     Lhe  Ing    standing      Diabetes of  Charles  lilchrist of tills place.  |Mi\   (xilchrist  is  easily one  of     the  I'S"!, known 'men  in Tort Hope.    For  Itoen years  ho  was  Chief of    Police  lid  for      twenty-two     years  Fishery  i-evsoer     of     tho Dominion  Govern-  jnt.       When   aslred   regarding      his  |rc,  he bad no  hesitation  in  saying  was caused by Dodd's Kidney Pills  [d  nothing 'else. �� '  T had Diabetes and Kidney     Dis-  |der for  ten years,"  ho said,     "My  ino was like brickdust and I had a  rrible  backache.        I tried  doctors,  everything,  but could get     no  '   THE RAREST FRUIT KNOWN.  The island of Jolo covers fully 320  square miles. It is of coral formation, nnd offers a most excellent har-  to   the  It  n   topography     it  is    gently      undulating  and  covered  throughout its ontire  length by     the  rankest tropical vegetation, valuable  teakwobd      beirg    found extensively  throughout   the   entire   district.    No-  ���whcio 'in the worl'd are more luscious  fruits rrocluced.     Among, those pecu-.  liar to this,belt is the durian, .which  is   about    the  Mze  of a muskmelon.  Its  exterior presents  somewhat     tho  appearance of a chestnut burr;  being  prickly  and   tough;   within,   the  fruit  is white    and diccse-likc, ��� and owing I  to  this peculiarity, tho American soldiers "dubbed  it the  "vegetable-     lim-  burger."     The mangos.lcon  is 'another   of   the  rare  fruits.    It   is   tho  size  of an average orago, chocolato color-   Benefits  ed,  and has a very brittle skin.    Inside,  four white sections  contain'   a  colorless liquid.       This is the rarest  fruit  known,  and the  only  one,     so  it      is'claimed,   that Queen .Victoria  had   nover    tastocl,   there  being      no  way of preserving tlie fruit for a sufficient period after plucking to    permit  of  shipping  to -any  distance  The satisfaction- of having tha  washing- dona; early jn tha day,',  and well done, belongs, to. every  user of Sunlight Soap. - ion  Jn a certain school in the North-of  England tho head .master has recently taken to-teaching natural history.'  ,   -v..��� -r ,  .     , ,    A      ^ j..   iTne      other      day,  when expounding  lp 'frill I was advised to try Dodd s some of the 'mysteries, of creation,  dney Pills. I commenced taking hhe master asked one of his boys if  soon began to get better and |ho could tell him "the difference between himself, and-a-tig'er, meaning,  of course, the difference in the scale  of Nature. -After some hard thinking  tlie boy replied : "Please, sir, a tiger  is an imperfect boast, but you are a  perfect beast.'.'  - - ��� .       -  quite well now.  J"If I had not  used  Dodd's  Kidney  Ills-I-am sure I would have been in  grave."  Sound    Kidneys take all impurities  It   of  the   blood.        Dodd's  Kidney  |lls make'sound Kidneys.    They are  greatest tonic of the ago.  BRITISH AMERICA:  ^ventietli Annual Meeting���Began  in "Family Compact" Days.  Prominent  among the  older  of the  padian financial     corporations  Inds tho British America Assurance  pip any of this city, which com-  piced business in the days when  affairs of this Province were con-  bled by tho old "family com-  j"t." It   was   organized   in   1833  II   has   its   Governor,   Deputy   Rov-  lor   and   Court   of  Directors,   which  Ices   wore       filled      by   men   whose  J;ies are      prominent in the history  [those  stirring  times  in  the   Cana-  political  world.     Tho seventieth  |iiiai  meeting of     the shareholders  held yesterday  and tho      report  ;ented  shows      that  the  company  not only been of lato years mod-  |izcd  by having a Board'of Direc-  a  President  and  Vice-President  Litutod for the moro stately titles  its early     years,  but that it'has  In keeping  pace  with  tho,    growth  It   prosperity   of   tho  country.      In  laril      to volume      of business     it  iparcs     favorably  with  many      of  loading   fire   insurance  companies  Great    Britain and     the  United  jites,   its      premium incomo having  |chcd  last  year  the  largo sum      of  !73,33G.'17.     This  is  derived from  Jncics  established   throughout   Can-  and tho   United States,      though  no of its  income comes from basils  beyond  the boundaries  of    this  Itincnt.    As will be seen' by a ref-  fice to the figures published in the  :>rt  of    yesterday's meeting,      the  1903  showed  very  favorable  rots and bears evidence of the  favor  ���li  which  Ontario's oldest financial  [.itution   is  regarded   by  the  insur-  public, not only at home, but in  |widor field     of operations outside  limits of Canada.  li  his  remarks  in  presenting      tho  |ual   report   tho  President,      Hon.  |rgo     A.   Cox,    - stated*     that  tho  punt of the losses of tho "British  ?rica"  by recent  conflagration    at  timore  had   been   ascertained      to  Somewhat      under 5210,000     (tho  inal figures published immediately  tho      fire),   which  amount      he  Ited out    represented aboiit      ten  Jcont,  of the annual firo premium  lr.e of the  company.     These loss-  Ve being promptly settled, and it  jbo gratifying to  Canadians      to  that in      the case of this corn-  , as well ns in that of tho "W'es-  '_ these being the only two    To-  fire insurance companies having  lies in  linltimore,  tho lor.ftes    role, from  this exceptional disaster  lr> mot witlioutjsoriour.ly affecting  J financial  standing.  other liny  we  heard  of a  boy  fold ln's father ho did not want  into   trutie���he  wanted  to     be  State or Onto, City of Tot.edo    )  Lucas Countv. :("  Frank J. Cheney makes oath ,that'he  la somor partner of tho firm of P. J  Cheney & Co.. c!oing>; business in the  City of ��� Jolodo. -County and State  aforesaid -and that said firm 'will uav  the sum   of,ONE   HIJN oriUI)  DOLLAltS  my  presence,   this   6th  day of  December.  A.   I).   1386.      . '      A. VV. GLEASON,  I'sbal : '     Notary Public  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally," and acts directly on tho blood, and  mucous surfaces, of the system. Send  for   testimonials   free.  ���    o   ��'/'   l3,HFEY   &   CO-   Toledo  Sold  by  all  Druggists,  73c  Tako   If all's   Family   Pi  patiou.  ft  INTKIIESTING- FIGURES.  During the year 1903 tho Independent' Order' of Foresters  paid  Old Ago  Benefits      to  over  200> members who  had  passed      the 170th  year  of      ago  mark , and "had  become  disabled., Under  the     .Constitution     of the Order  such members receive each' year after  that age one-tenth of tho amount'   of  their policy.     Jf ought   to  be' noted  also .(hat  this Order does not collect  premiums    from any of its members  after the 70th birthday.- 'Ttid accumulated  funds  of  this  great'institution  increased   during   1903   by   over   54,-  000    for "?vcry/ , working dav of tho  year.        The  position  df 'the' institution, , therefore,   was   this,   that  while  it paid out over $G,'000 each  day to  widows   and      orphans   and   disabled  brothers,   .it-   was able     t'o lay.    up  against'the future  over ' $4-,000 'each-  day.   ���It is even still moro important  to-note.that  the assets  of tho Order  increased in'pcr.cent. during the year  by a little over four'times as     much  as the obligations or the insurance at  i;isk.'     CThc cheques  of the I.  O.  F.  counting  Death   Claim  cheques,   Disability      cheques   .and      Sick    Benefit  Claims  amount    into  thousands during  the   twelve  months.     The   operations, of  tho  Society have, (therefore,  brought   financial  help  in  greater    or  smaller amounts to a very large number  of  people   at   times   when   it   was  most needed.  0)  Haaslseme BISQUE DOLLS  AlsoaLOVELY BRACEE^ICT and -SOLID  GOLD-linished JEWELLED   RING  i'QIRkSi   Hero Is a Tremendous Bargain  -Wo Imvo la our factory luuulrrtl-i of biff  SI��oj>iuff and Joint ad X>oHs th.it  arrlvoililroiii'Ct-iin.iny too Jito lor otir  Uhrin-tuiM trudo. s Wo don'biwiuttu c-irrjr  thorn over ttie summer so you cau hiwo  thetaWeefora low iioiiri'work. Tiioy  aro proat big brant to< imnrlT   SL-33 YARD TALL  ills   for  O.  consti-  <  IN I/EA.P YEAR.      '  Hopeless  Widower.���"Nothing ' can  mend a broken heart."    ���'      /  Hopeful     Widow���-"Except  Ke-pair-  incrd's Liniment Cores Burns, etc.  - An old soldier,. in describing his  first impressions of a battle, said  he didn't exactly run away, but if ho  had been going f.;r a doctor those  who saw' him wot.Jd have thought  somebody was awfully ill.  Fossil PIJI8.��� Tho demand is proof oi  their worth. Dr. Agnew's Liver Pills aro  boating out many fossil formulas at a quarter a box. They're batter medicine,' easier  doses, and io cents a vial. A thousand  ailments may arise from a disordered liver.  IOjp the liver right and you'll not hava  Sick Headache, Biliousness, Nausea, Constipation and Sallow Skin.���6l  .    BACK'ARDS   OR   TTOR'AIIDS.  She���"You say you 16ve me a little bit ?"  I-Te���"Yes,  I do."  She���"And do you think jour love  will grow ?"  ITe��� "I'm sure of it." '  She���"Which ' way ?"  ( Ladles' Klo���-��ui lloiJ laid  f 1.7atall.hA[idioma!j'en:iraT>  ' cd Ciuojti trailed mo\ uuicnt,  ) Our liltla friend? wliuiftru  �� ourlojrL'lr Dolluc&n oittnln  tills h-vitirul Waloh l'rr��.  luxmlsomoly drcnoed In latc-.t Crouch DnlL  Fashion with Drcsi nnd \VnLt lu lowly  I oolorn. trliiimc-i with lr.co. b'.uutlfnl Lad)  [trimmed Undcrwnar. Lovolyblifhat, Itiil  I Stoclc.ncti. SII|i|iiti, Biickloi, cii-. Sty  I linlily drsniiedft-oin head to too.  Turning: lilaqiio Uojh}, I t.ll Joint, d  JJody, -J.nM(; Curly tlolilsn ,llalr  I'oirly Tcalli. Bcnnttftil Bloc|ilnu  lllUO 1^03.   UoIIf ROtMlOplfCpJlUl  liko a Ktoal StrOGt Baby.  QSTCXiS. wa ol7ur n cranA Tiajr^siin.   Wc will gh o vnu1  ._   .. "id: "    -��� ���  aiovolyBisQuaiSjlls, oiia :<. kaadsomo t>lK DoU  in (lu.,. rlbod. tho.ilu'r n btaut ml ��ll3<iua IBabjT 33oU,|  @ \\w u lovely Kasvi" Storllns: Sllvor plated Brace-  �� in de. rlbod. tho . iher a. btaut ml EH3<iua ��at3jT 23oL  @ i\ia u lovely Kasvi" Storllns: Sllvor plated Bract  ^5 lot and a bwiiitiiui S>Iid Goid-ttnlsned JTovrollod  _. or Over Sixty Years  Mn.i>. WmsioWs Sootuino Syrup bus boon used bj  million* of mothm.for thihr children wlnlu leethioB  Itsoothon the child, rorti'ns thpRiinis. almyip.iin. curei  wind colic, rcgiilntcs the Bionmch and hovels, nnd is tin  brat romody for Diarrhoea. T��enty-fivo ct-uts a l>otU<  Bold bj drugclBts throughout tha woi Id. Bo sure aud  aot_for " Mks. wisslow'3 Sootuino Srnijj."    18���0)  |^ Klne. alt FltBS fr-r u.nling only 10 [i ic'agm at 10c nl  -Vnackiico of Mirvol Wr.shhijf Blue, tho,great w.ish-d.iy lntl.i.  ujlsa id vour nam* and addro^s i.t onco, no snonoy. WK  (a) TJUJSr 'K'OU' and kcr.d Bluln~ by in-ill podtii.ild. Wo also  (oj-ii-c.l ymi with tho llliilng banclnoma Cold-flnlahed  (ft Scarf Pins and Broicftajt. You ulvo .1 lirooch oi smrr  fflPm Yieo with oiLh paclra^o of r.iuingyou p.II. AlmoatoYery  JW b Mly ��1,1 buy. Urcrr tidy used i Blu'ng . When sold ret urn ii>  wy fc'io moni��y. 81.60. a-ul \yj will send you : t on o tho two loveli  �� Dolls and tho li luduomo Bncelot and RIn7. Tho beautiful Pre  (Q lnlutns w a offsr ai o no: to bo oom;iarod 11 tin chf ,\p iirr.n-.l-imnjj  &> usually given. Noot cr linn ��ver offered ��ii.h a 1 -t of valuablr  W prommni i (jr so llttlo work. Wo aro a rcl'aMo business fu m and  VS> will fro it yoa f\ir mid ii.-ht and expect tho oan-o from you  (g) Girls sond ui your orJor now and you can li.tvn al' th<"��u hand.  (5)f.ome preicnts In a   few d^ys.     Addreis,   TllO DSarvol  Biuln^ Co., Soil  Brown���','Iv-thought ��� you [wore , a  vegetarian, but. I hear you eat mutton." Robinson���VI arn not a bigoted vegetarian. I.only eat the meat  of such animals as live on vegetable  food."  Popt.  Kb  Toronto, Oat  ESTSft PESSKNTS  Krtven tojrauPSlVIK bnsldoa  tuo 2 wmtv aoiiiiS.  EleBait Solid  Gold-flnlshod .  Jowollod Kins."  - H.indiomo noavy  DterlinK Silvor-r.latctl  , Chased Curb Cihala  liraoolot.  . Dolly    v7iae<  ^~j Awste Icok-  '*"      icj? for Its -(  Minarrf's Liniment Cores Dandruff.  The truthfulness of what a man  says doesn't always depend on the  amount .of noise ho .makes in saying  it.  ��j No money wanted, not a cent from your own pocket, as wo  ffi mate arrangements'to dsliver thoso hantluoaio presents- ~  S ?&-�� t?J>?ur ?rtdrc^ -"l-Iioub costing you ono conl.  Remember, Girls, wo eivo those lovelv *  g) presents froe for soiling only 16 packages of Mar vol Washing Bi no.      "ut'1V0l<U03ei��veiy <5  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere  > '  Misa Fadd���"The meanness, of some  Mrs.  my  Pater���"JSmineliae, there are rumors about. Come, now, is there really anything between you and , that  good-for-nothing Jack Tallboys?"  JEmmeline���"Yes, pa; but it's only  you."  LIko   Tearing   tha   Heart  Strings���"It is not within the conception of man to measure my great sufferings  from heart disease. For years I endured  almost constant cutting and tearing pains  about my heart, and many a lime would  have welcomed death. Dr. Agr.ew's Cure  for tha Heart has worked a veritable miracle."���Thos. Hicks, Perth. Ont.���59  Whsro Doctors do agree!���Phy.  Lilians lio longer consider it catering to  "quackery" in recommending in practice  ���js meritorious a remedy for Indigestion,  i5yspepsia and Nervousness as South American Nervine. They realize that it is a step  in advance in madical science and a sura  and permanent euro for-diseases of the  stomach. "��� It will euro you.���(io  Smith���"Jones and I went shooting  last week, but Jones is no good. He  didn't shoot a thing." Brown���  "You had better luck, I suppose?"  Smith���"Oh, yes; T shot Jono's dog."  Siting in the i'ost Ollice. "Soma  ]in the Post Ollice !" replied hfv  'The only thing you would  ii'ul for would be to stand 0111-  jie office with your tongue out,  Thich the people could wot tho  ���Ktanipa."  lose whom neglected  coughs  1 killed wero once as healthy  Jrobust as you.   Don't follow  aeir paths of neglect.   Take  MnVAinr.S IJKIMKNT is tho only  Tjininietit asked for at my store and  the only one we keep for sale.  All the people use it.  1IAUL1N FULTON.  Pleasant  Hay,   0.   L$.  "WISELY WON.  "Then you accept mc, Ktholinda?  [Oh, what happiness!"  "Yes, but you must sec father and  mother, George."  "As 1 regards your father and mother. Ethelinda," said George, who  had been frequently snubbed by both  during his      courtship.      "us  regards  your father and mother " and    ho  curled      his  lip  and   throw, out      his  chest.  "Speak low, .George," she said; ."I  think they are both listening."  "As regards your father and mother," continued-the wily, lover, raising his voice, "C think your father is  one of tho most gentlemanly men  I ever met; and us for'yoiir mother  she is one of the loveliest of women."  people is past comprehension."  Fadd���"What has gone wrong,-  'love?" Miss Fadd���"Last week I  was-elected an active member of the  Young Ladies' Philanthropy Club,  nnd-to-day I began my ministrations  by taking a basket of cold victuals  to a poor woman whose name w.ns  clown on the books. Well, when - I  got thero I found that some meddlesome busybody had been there two  weeks ago and given her work, and I  had to carry all that stuff back."  Palpitation of the Heart  Faint or Oizzjf Spells  and .Nervousness  RELIEVED IN 3 3 hiJftUTES  Dr. Agmjw'H Heart (Jure not only  cures tha lieiirt, but tho nerves as well.  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Sent to  any address on receipt -of $1.75  The'BennettMfga Co.-  '    '     PICKEaJHO, 0KTARI0.  Do not send stamps.    Agents wnntcd  3 foot wldo, 4 foot hljjh, inolndinff liingoo and latch $2.75  10 foot wide, * foot high, Including Mngos and latch ,,,   5.75  Other Blzea la proportion.  THE   PAGE   WIRE   FENCE    CO.    ILisnatbd,  Supplied  by ns ot  local dealer.  203  Walkorvillo, Montreal, Winnipog, St. John Jil  s  f^G��G��eS����QGQ��������W9��Z>Qa9^0<9G9��att&&��9��������99&����&  OR,  THE   HISSING  WILL  CHAPTER' ,*.  By tho time the days were beginning to length again in 1857 people  had almost ceased to think of tho  Crimea and all its terrible lessons  to the nation, no one dreamed of the  more diearfful storm now lowering on  the far East, and in part occasioned  by eastern misconception of England's strength in tho Crimea. Even  in India, where the. first, low ' inut-  terings of thunder had already been  heard, some strange madness lulled  the English to a perilous sense of  security nnd blinded'them to the  handwriting blazing an the wall be-  foio them.  At home people went on their usual comfortable half-hearted way,  thinking, in spite of their recent rude  awakening from dreams of universal  ' Peace, that the mad .race for wealth  was not again to be interrupted, but  that every man was to sit in the  shadow--of--his own shop-front and  cnt the fruit of pale factory-hands'  drudgery, untroubled, ,Pcoplo< grumbled impartially ot everything o\er  their breakfast newspapers, reconstructing or destroying'the, British  Constitution or propping up the venerable fabric according to the several mandates of their'several ^Journals, but not dreaming of more war.  Ono night at tho end of January,  Philip Randal, now a fine, well-sot  up lad, with bright, keen eyes and a  healthy brown face, found himself,  very smart in his ball uniform, at  a large military ball, trying very  hard to look bored, but in reality  full of enjoyment, lie liked dancing  and ladies' society, and was. fresh  to gnycties of this kind. He wished  tho deficiency in ladies had been on  tho other side, but then, as so many,  of those gold laced, stalwai t warriors lounging languidly against  walls were too vain, too lazy, or  too clumsy to dance, it did not mat-  - ter much, slnco no lady is ever ' too  tired',\ too bored, or ,too vain to  dance," so he might have his 'share' of  partners,  ineligible as ho was.  He thought of his little sister    at  ��� home, .when he   saw so many  .fresh  ,. girl-faces  in' the  brilliantxwhirl   ��� of  dancers,  bright   '��� as    rolling sunset-  - clouds '��� turning before him" to'tho accompaniment of love-laden waltz  music-on a line string band.  There are- people ' who "despise  waltz-music; ..have they over been  young ? ever danced? ever flung  themselves like swimmers upon'those  bright waves of melody, and stayed  only by tho pressure of ono young  hand upon another young , waist,  floated far away into ideal regions,  rising and falling in spirit -with the  ebb and flow of the music ? Besides  that pootry of motion which quivers-  bo strongly through waltz music  that it is pain to sit stilJ at its  sound, it has all the tenderness, the  sadness, ' tho -iniinito.- unconscious  longing, the ethereal exaltation of  youthful   love.   Young people     listen   lently      and   . lifted    his     eyebrow;  The more he thought of it the more  impossible her position seemed. How-  could that dainty blossom-like creature dance with such rough follows  as her cousin, Roger Pluminer, oven  if dancing wore in vogue in that set?  and by what possible door could she  bo admitted to more refined circles?  It had been better, he sometimes  thought, if the child had been tnught  dairy and housework in place of  Mangnall's Questions, French, and  piano-playing; her hands would in  that caso have been rougher, her susceptibilities blunter, her face not  less sweet, and her heart as pure;  Roger Plummcr and young editions  of Mr. Chccseman would not 'then  have jarred, upon'her, she would then  have no moio thought of quorrolling  willi her place in life than a flower  does.  "A violet by a mossy, stone half hidden from tho eye."  She would have blossomed sweetly,  and as sweetly faded, untroub'ed and  unnoticed, in her place. It never  struck him that Jessie's exquisite  grace and refinement were as native  to her as the perfume to the violet,  and widely different from Miss Blush-  ford's thin and spurious veneer of  history and arithmetic, her feeble'  pencil drawings, ��� piano-strummings,  and petty proprieties o"f speech and  manner. When he^,took stock of the  pretty young- faces present and observed the ways of their owners, he  felt that Jessie would do herself no  discredit among them, he was not  sure that'many could surpass her.  That' one of those young faces surpassed not only Jessie's but. every  other in tho .room, he was perfectly  sure. He watched the slight young  figure belonging to that flower-face,"  as it glided through the mazes of  the waltz; with a deepening glow in  his dark gray, eyes, and a strange  new fearful joy thrilled him .when  her soft floating drapery swept "him  in a sudden surge, of ���lhe v dance. A.  friend spoke'-to him, unheard "smiled  at " his absorbed earnest gaze;-- and  passed on.       . ^ ..  "How are you, Randal.?", said.'a  hussar captain, sauntering up -to him  later on,', but Philip; continued . to  gaze at the surging ticl'e, of waltzers,  grave, rapt, unconscious, until' the  question .was repeated, and;the hussar, languidly- smiling, laid a hand'  on the "lad's .shoulder. *   -*  "Eh? oh? How" are 'you,' Med-'  way ?" he exclaimed, starting- and  flushing. "I didn't hear you come  up.'"     . ",   .  'V  "Or'sec me,'too hard hit," he'returned, Ms beautiful bluo eyes full  of mirth.    "What is her, name?"  "Legion,"     he ,.   returned . quickly.  "Look, Med way,  there's not a leally  plain   or   ill-dressed   woman   in     the  room' to-night."  ��� Captain     Mod way   smiled - benevo-  to waltz music with >earning, lool<  ing into the vague rich future; old  people listen with yearning and recall   lhe  golden  past.  "I am never merry when 1 hoar  sweet music," might-be said of  Stratiss's^ or Gungl's waltzes. But  tho sadness seems plcasanter than  mirth1,   i  Philip listened, a pensive helight  irradiating and refining his fealuros,  which inclined to a square solidity,  and, leaning agninst his door-jamb,  Imagined  Jessie one  of that    bright  "Youthful enthusiasm,, fine thing,  refreshing," he said.- "Awfully hot  to-night, frightful crush, eh ? Don't  vou" dance."  "Rather,"  "Want a partner ?.'Know my cousin, Miss Maynard ? Girl 'in white  over   there?"  Philip tried to look indifferent and  not blush; "1���ah think I*have mot  Miss Maynard'," he stammered, "I  daresay she's forgotten; besides���ah���  her card will be full by this time."  "Oh,  come along,  look, 'she's sitt-  crowd   .of     flower-decked,, bojowellcd | ing down; introduce you  again," re-  Jadics,   whoso filmy  drapeiies  floated j plied   Captain   Mod way,   amusod     at'  mistilv  about'them and merged into | the subdued eagerness  on the     lad's  ono broad mats of color with    gold-   honest brown face.  laced scarlet and blue officers, with  tlie varied facings and ' decoration  distinguishing hussars and lancers,  artillery and engineers, cavalry and  Infantry, tho brilliance toned down  hero and there by the black-blot of a  civilian dross. What a different  blending of color some, of those present had seen at Balaclava, when tlie  heavy brigade wedged themselves  through the gray muss of Russian  troops I Sonio of the dancers present  had been sliu red the Russian gray  with English fCarlet.  Philip had left a two-dnys' old letter on his mantelpiece.  "Dear old Jppie," it began, "do  write oftcnor. Four of Miss Blush-  ��� fords nre still iii love with you, Ave  with the new curate '(not a quarter  as nice ns Mr. Ingleby), and two  with '"tho'. drawing-master. Thoy are  such sillies, they steal his ' poncil-  chips, and even his pencils, for keep-  Bakes. He is always pleased with  my drawings, so I mean to be - a-  famous painter., What geeso those  officers must, be .1 How glad I am  that you pretended to think the donkey tlioy~fnit in your cot was Captain Hare, and took possession of  his room instead, father and mother are quite .well; so is Sobastopdl.  I leave school this 'half.- Your affectionate sitter,  "Jessie. Meade."'  "They want mc to be confirmed  this spring, but 1 don't want to bo  good yet. 1 should like some fun  first."'  What a baby the sweet child was I  Yet she would soon be a woman,  though always n. tender, slight creature, a thing to be protected. And  R-fcat was f.o become of Iter socially? into    which    sho'snnk smiling,  while  "Oh ! Mr. Randal is an old acquaintance," said the pretty" dark-  eyed girl, in a low voice with a subdued warble in it, on his introduction. "I am so sorry," she added  with genuine regret, "not one. dance  left. Unless���" she paused, looking  at her cousin.  ��� "Unless for once J'm magnanimous and givo up. No���lot me see,"  taking her card. "I'm down for  eleven, shall I substitute Mr. Randal's name, Ada ?"  "Thank you." Two gray eyes and  two dark ones rested gratfuUy upon  Claude Mouwuy'a face, Ada Maynard  floated away with her partner, and  Modway's well-built, well-carried fig-  uro passed slowly on. with'a certain  princely grace, leaving Philip full of  young  gratitude  and admiration.' =''  ���When : the band ,struck up the first  plaintive chords of No. 11, Philip  was already at Miss Maynard's side,  eager to claim7 her promise at the  first moment possible;  Two gliding steps and a turn, and  they were off, borne away and away  far from the prose of life, lost upon  the fairy sea of that enchanted  music, rising and falling upon the  bright waves of its yearning melody,  unconscious.' of physical being and  motion,'.-because of their very7 intensity and perfection, isolated in a  common beautitude, they-two'alone,-  each revolving round the other as a  sole centre and source of motion, as  two stars cast into space free of any  solar system, might do. At last, as  if by common consent, thoy paused  breathless, flushed, radiant, and  Philip guided his partner to a ' seat  beneath  a trophy of arms and flags,  ho leant against n Union Jnc-k above  her, and, opening her fan, used it  gently on her behalf.  "I sometimes wonder if there will  be dancing in Heaven," sighed Miss  Maynard, who was still in her teens.  "You dance so well, no wonder  tliat you enjoy it," he replied, won-  deilng at the glory of the rich dark  eyes, and the curled mazes of the  deep black hair nnd sweet curving of  the warm red lips, "L suppose you  dance a great deal ?"  "Oh ! no. I am only just, out.  This-"is only, my second ball. -'And  it will be the last, I am afraid."  "Surely, not. Why should it be  so ?"  "My last at home, I moan. Wo  go out to India, mother and 1, next  week," silio sighed.  Philip sighed too. "I am sorry,"  he said after a pause, "no more  chance for me of another dance with  you." He left off using the fan  and lookod dreamily at the bright  moving crowd with a sudden disenchantment. "Pool little butterfly,"  ho thought,' "you will be snapped up  the moment you land." Then she  would be a flower-hovering butterfly  no moie; but a gontle little' hearth  cricket, guarded and sheltered by  some strong man. Cheilshed or  crushed, he wondered, with a sudden  fear, as he turned and looked at the  slight fragile form and delicate face.  Could sorrow or suffering touch a  sliing so fair and tender ? The  thought was as preposterous ���-t,s painful. Why, she would fade at the  first touch of pain as a, rose-leaf  shrivels at the first breath of frost.  Sunshine ��� and soft airs should bo  hers  through  life. i  The- waltz music was still rising  and falling in golden wavelets,  Philip and his charming partner were  resting after, anotheiyturn in a palm-  shaded alcove talking the light nothings to which young voices an'Q mutually charmed eyes'lend enchanted  meaning, when a dark shadow ��� fell  upon them from an approaching, figure, 'and the repeated utterance of  his name at last aroused Philip's  attention. Ho took a paper handed  to him by a mysterious figui e which  glided swiftly away and was lost  in the crowd.. Miss Maynard turned her head, seeing his attention was  thus claimed and looked at the brilliant figures fitfully seen dancing between the palm-leaves for a, long1  space.     ' - ,.  When at length she turned her face  toward'Thilip, his head was resting  against . the draped flags, his face  had a bluish tint and his eyes the  amazed stare of a wounded animal.,.  "You 'are ill'!"- sh e/exclaimed;  "what can I*do ?" -  "No,._ vno;" ' he said, recollecting  himself, at" the sound of her -voice.  "But it-should have come 'before,  hours'- before: .J-,Too,;late -*now,;'ttoo  late."   "  ' ''--���:   . ' '"   ' ,"  ,She. read on.the paper he1 showed  her, "Your mother is dying: 'Come.'!'  ��� "And I cannot go-till-to-morrow!''''  ho-said. " " 4"-.  '-' -'���  ..,<."'.  - "You can go .at once. ' A mail  trainipasses .through'-'at '.two!.. It 'is  not much past one now. If you aro  quick' you can gcti leave and catch  it. My brother has often caught-it.y  He started 'up at once and. pushed  through, 'the whirling crowd. The  music was all discords now, the  people seemed spectres, bright eyes  mocking phantons, the flowers poisonous, the lights" burned blue ' and  baleful. He-had been dancing , and  fooling whilis his irinthw lav dying. -  His partner gazed after his retreating figure until it was lost in a  maze, of floating draperies and 'brilliant colors, and tho tears gradually  filled- her eyes. "Poor "fellow !" she  murmured, "poor boy ! Has he a'  sister'? or any ono tot"carc for him?  1 wish he had just said good-night."  Philip was able to obtain leave at  once, and before long he had torn  off his'- gay ball '.uniform, put on  plain clothes, sprung into the mail  train and was- rushing, swiftly  through the darkness, a'dreadful  terror tearing at his heart.  yphe train moved too slowly for  him, flying past fields and woods,  mansions, all covered up and hidden  rarms and hamlets, and park-girdlod  beneath the mirk as the future is  hidden beneath tho shadows of ,un-  coitainty, the throb-throb of the  engine beating time in his brain to  the melody of that last waltz.  It was a cold night,- he was glad  to draw his coat-collar round his  ears, and shivered in spite of his  thick rug. It was not 'so pleasant  to look out into tho blank depths  of surrounding night as into Ada  Maynard's  oyes.  ."AH the spirit deepl.v dawning in the  dark of ha/el eyes."  ine  that came to his mem-  sung    itcclf    to the    dance  was tho  oiy and  music. -;        .���-'���,  And amid all the. thoughts crowding upon him at this first shock of  bereaval, in the thousand memories,  tender, happy,, and sad, he still saw  tho bright face uplifted and heard  the clear voice speaking, saw tho  white muslin and blush-roses, the  rounded arms, rich dark hair, and  hazel eyes lit up by the dawning  spirit, and was glad in a way,  though his heart bled and hip conscious reproached him, as he  thought of things he had done and  left undone, and wondered why he  had not been more tender and duiti-  ful to her who had been more than  mother to -him. and had never been  harsh oven in reproof.  It was too late now; it always is  too late when we think of ��� these  things with vain regret sharpened by  the keen-edged pain of loss. ���  The engine throbbed on to tho  melody of that last love-burdened  waltz, stars passed in solemn' shining  til the gray wintry dawn paled  them and the chill eai th showed  ghostly and desolate in tho cold  light.  Tho sun had dispersed the mists  and was shining with cold radiance  like a smile which conceals a' sorrow, and the forenoon was well advanced when he reached Clceve, and  took a fly in his haste to roach the  Mill. It looked peaceful and pleasant when he drove up, the mill-  wheel was turning with its familiar  sound,, scattering the diamond spray  over the still sun-lit pool, the-���pig-  eons weie wheeling about with clanging wings and iridescent breasts,  the dogs barked cheerfully, a hen  loudly annouced that she had ' laid  an egg, snowdrops gleamed white in  tho garden-borders, the window-  panes sparkled in the sunshine, and  Philip's heart gave a joyful leap;  for 'the blinds were not down;, his  mother lived.  In a moment he wa.s in-the parlor,  whcie Jessie was dozing by the fire  after a long night of watching. She  sprang up with a stilled cry to meet  him, her eyes and mouth marked  with purple shadows and hor face  pale as the snow-drops in the garden.  "My kitten! My poor kitten!"  cried Philip, using his pet name for  hor. Then he sat down, drawing her  on to his knee and rocking her softly, to and fro as if she were again  the baby he had so often hushed to"  sleep, and Jessie cried as, any baby  might   have   done.  Cousin Jane had opened the door  softly and- shut it again. "Poor  things !" she said, '"let them have  their cry out, 'twill do them a power of good."  '.'But you must go to her. She has  been wanting you all .night," said  Jessie, suddenly starting "up.  Then Dr. Maulo and Cousin Jane  came in, the latter with red eyes  and haggard face, the former vigorously taking snuff and-swearing beneath his breath.  "Is there no hope, "doctor ?" Philip  asked;   "can nothing be done 1"  "Nothing, nothing, I tell you," he  roplicd, ��� testily, "keep quiet and  don't make a row. Not that 'anything matters to her," poor soul.  Confound you, Philip," he added, "I  ain't a man of science, though I  know moro than you think; ,_but all  the doctors in the world can't" help  her'now" !" - ,  * At this Mrs." Plummcr began to  cry again.and unnecessarily besought  Philip and Jessie to calm-themselves  though they were both unmoved in  their crushing.sorrow.  , "Now ma'am, stop thaX !" growled the doctor, who was himself shedding copious tears, "and take ( care  of that girl. Let,her/cry,, but make  Her eat'." -And he bustled'off,' promising to look in again, j "As "if, there  weren't plenty, of 'tiresome old wom--  en to spare in. the town, without  taking'.Mrs.-Meade," .he grumbled as>  hV.''wenty".r --, y ' y,, . ; "-,., J' ,*; .--  .'-'"She slipped ^on an'apple-paring on  the stone steps and hurt her spine,  poor '"dear," - explained .Mrs. Plummcr, when he was gane. "I said to  her .only last Tuesday week, 'Martha','-'.'I said, 'that untidy hussy '11  be the" death of you some day.' And  so she was," she added with a- satis lied air. "But her mind is clear,  my dear. And' she wants you. Keep  up before her, there's a good lad,  do." '    -  , When Philip reached his 'mother's  room, -there ..was no more,need to  admonish him to be calm,.for the  sight before him effectually quieted  him, and the memory of that day-al-'.  ways lived in his mind as a solemn,  sweet time of rest and peace.  ' -The. spring sunshine poured itself  unhindered into the room;- Jessie-had  placed 'a' bunch "of ,snow-drops' "fair  maids "of" February," she called  them, in-hor mother's sight: Sebas-  topol winked comfortably with" her  only; eye before 'the'fire; ond Mrs.  Meade herself, the centre of nil the  sorrow, smiled peacefully from her  pillow. It     was   so  strange,     so  solemn to Philip to  find  his mother  FUR COASTJF SUSSEX'  INTERESTING "HISTORICAL AS-'  SOCIATIONS.  When the last bathing niacin tig has  been drawn up high and dry, when  tho niggars have departed, and the  Punch and Judy man has p.assed  around his shell for the last time, |.  and the summer visitors have left tho  beaches to the fret and fume of*-'tho  winter seas; then Brighton shakes  itself and takes on a new lease of  life, says a writer In the Christian  World.  The winter season treads closely on  the heels of autumn. Shops display  tho latest novelties; carriages' and  motor-cars enliven the fine sea front; i  hotels and boarding-houses are crowd-,  cd again with visitors.  If George IV., revisiting the  glimpses of the moon, could put. up,  once more at that curious Moorish!  palace which still attracts the eye of,  the inquiring visitor, what ��� a change i  he would soo in tho Brighthelmstone  of his day!  FEW PEOPLE LIVING.       '   '  There can be very few people now  living who, as children, saw.. th��  lights of the ' 'first gentleman - of  Europe's" carriage flash past" as he  travelled through the night- to. " his  seaside pavilion, though I have heard  an old lady describe a stage'- coach  journey she took to Brighton, r what  time Farmer George, mad and old]  and blind,' whs strumming hymns at  Windsor, while his graceless son^play-!  ed his mad pranks with his courtier,  in the little Sussex town. j  Those*-days are still  recent enough,  to make one wonder, at  the magnm-  cent palaces which have sprung   ��� up'  since the  Regency,, and     transformed;  little Brighthelmstone -into the -Brighton of this twentieth century'.  ANOTHER  MONARCH. *      fi  Another     -monarch       of    unsavory  |  memory,    Charles   II.,    is associated  5  n  with Brighton, for it was from this j  part of the coast, after Worcester (  fight, that lie made his escape. from |  England. " The old skipper wh'o aid- j  ed his - escape lies buried in a^local  churchyard. t '    '      -   .  It  is said   that  at  tho'restoration'  tho King,  more  liberal, 'like--most  of  the    Stuarts, in ��� promises" than" per^ "  formances,  overlooked the services of  tho old m'ariner, ''who sailed his ..battered craft" '~up  tho Thames  as a reminder,     and     was rewarded  at  last <  with a generous pension. ���      j  Great preachers, such as Rovcrtson ,  and  Campbell, -and the Free     Church'  conferences     which     have  been '.held'  there,, have given Brighto'n ��� a, more  worthy  reputation - than " the      two  monarcli3  who. are  associated      with  its history. i '  '/..���POPULAR EXCURSION.  Perhaps the most _ popular excursion'from Brighton iS'to Rottingdean  tho homo, 'until, recently; of Rudyard'  Kipling. The most pleasant way of  going is by the electric railw.oy which  runs along the sea shore as .far > as-  Black Rock, and thence on foot along )  tho clll'is. , -j  Few villages have moro- interesting |  associations than Rottingdean. Tho ;  Duke of Wellington was at school  here. In the picturesque old church,  which boasts tho most ancient iynch-  gato in England, aro throe One .stained glass windows, representing the  Archangels Gabriel, ���Michael and  Raphael, by Sir Edward Burnc���Tones,  whose cremated remains lie here���a  small memorial tablet on the outer  wall'of the churcli recording tho fact.  ALSO BURIED HERE.  William Black is also buried at Rottingdean. A little white ^ slab- inscribed "William Black, Author," and  bearing the dates of his birth ' and  death���he died in 180S, the same year-  las Burno-Jones ��� marks tho site ot  his resting-place. The grave, according to the season, is a mass of  heather .or ivy, or pansies, or other  flowers; once, among the heart's-ease,  I saw  a brightly-hucd  butterfly hov  idle   it seemed  impossible  that    the      . .   -���;.   ,  ������,  ���p  ���   ���,.���(.��.,,  i���  , i_  i i      ,     i ii ���,!.    i   erinir.  remind   g  ono  of  a  pretty  ie--,  household  wheels  could   run  without   "'"t"   '"-" ���*- j  her aid. But for this unnatural  stillness, she did not differ from her  usual self, and talked calmly of  many things she wished done when  Flic should have started on her long  journey.  Sho was content and thankful to  bo spared a long illness. "Where  there's sickness," she suid, "it up-  .������cts a liouLe. And all's ready. My  wedding sheets, .Jane, you can lay u  hand on. One for me and one to bo  kept against Meade's burying. You'vo  been a good husband, Matt." she  added later; "we've seen trouble  together and we've had mercies. I've  been over sharp nt times, my dear;  I set too much oh having thing';  clean and tidy about 'me and men do  make such a litter, in a house. But  you was-always careful','for .a uian,'  my dear, and shut doors after ye,  and T wish', my tongue had been  softer."  . At the close of the'short sunshiny  day she fo'l asleep, and when she  woke,  wandered a little.      :.  "Mansions, many mansions," she  murmured, "but I could-do with the  littlest house, so I could keep it  clean and fresh for the angels to. go  in and out of and the four we "lost."  Then she slept again, and Philip  with gentle violence drew Jessie  from tho room.  JTo be Continued.)  FRENCH  COAL SUPPLY.  Tho coal mines of France, located  in the northern part of that country, do not supply the needs of the  French' people,     who  have  to  import  <#         _     28,000,000  tons,  against  an  average   turn tound to gaze at the old church  procoscion over the heavens,  un- of 21,000,000 tons raised  at horns,    (tower and the rambling b.iUOTsr.     y  gend of the  soul. j  A-pleasant resting-place this, with-j  in sound of the sua, and with thoj  green Sussex downs rising against,  the neighboring sky-line. i  LOVED THE   DOWNS.  Black loved these downs;  and     ono  con  understand   the  brce'/.iness  of  his  IipoKs  when  one  remembers     that  ho  worked,  while living    here,  on alternate days:  giving up every other day I  to a tramj) of    20 miles or so across)  those hills'wherc " J  Through  the  strong unhampered day*||  The tinkling  silence thrills. ]  In that northern  country of  moiin-]  tain and lake and heather,  which   hcj  also loved so duarly, his memory    i3*'  kept green by a lighthouse that, year  in  and      out,     flashes     its     warning!  through  the  sea-mists. ..:'.- ".,���.;.{  Kipling's'.high-walled   house  oppo��-|  ite the church is an object of interest  to visitors. - !  USED TO ROAM. -  He used to roam about the village  and sea-shore in  the inost  unconven-j  tional attire,    making    friends    with  the inhabitants,  but    dodging    , into  shops  or other  hiding-places  to    get  out      of view of too curious visitors  from      Brighton.        "To  see  Kipling']  standing on the cliffs, or turning backj,  every now  and  then to  look    at  tho(]  village,"   said ���someone     who   stayed;  there when he was living in the place,!;  "gave one an iijea how much he  loved,1'  it.MTc drank in  the surrounding.-) .a:  if ho had never clapped eyes on Rottingdean before.      Again anil     ngaiit  when  walking on  the cliffs,  he woult ; J  PiCKtD UP HERE AND THERE.  diHToh of Engl.Mu':  St. Martin's Ghni'ch, <.<,:: Third iintl Trftin-  nrjtreoU. Sunday awvicoy, Mutiiisut 11 a.'.  m., livoiinciii; *:S0 p. m. Celebration of Holy  CommmiUni, Ut Sunday in each month and  on -,,tH'iiil OL-ou<ion-i. Punday tUihoo). Smi-  Juy at .') p. in. ColmniUco Mm'tinti, 1st  Tlmr-,iUy \u oncli month.  RsT. I?. L. Steotiewon, Rot-tor.  at. Andrew's P.-i'i-b} teriati Church hold  H'fvuoi in    tha-   Church   on    Ssotmd  Strnut.  MwfnUi^ >.��M-vit,ft at 11 evui'.inir sm*\iuo 7:30  Sunday Sfahoel m lhe clone of tlio morning  ��erTivti.' K*Y.-}-.Tur!cliiKtoii, Minister. Krpo  Uwiuiii:; ftnoui, to which ull arc tveloonip.  McDonald's    Grocery    makes a  specialt)- of fresh eggs aud butter.  Mr. and Mrs J. Ctmimings arrived on Sunday last; Mr.   Cum mi tigs  TO SELL OH RENT ��� Rasi-  dence of five rooms in desirable locality hilly furnished, Kitchen  Range, Heaters, etc. ' Rent $50.00  per mouth.        Mrs. W. J. Smith.  N. C. Wheeling is clearing two  lots on Second St. and Rant Ave.;  lie will erect a residence thereon.   '  H. A. Butler and II. Wallace, of  Taku Arm, weie in town this week.  G. L. Wallace, of the Canacinu  Bank of Commerce, returned ' yesterday'after a well earned holiday.  Gus. Denis was robbed in a house  at" ill fame, at Skagway, of-$150.00  and two records, oue for the Kim-  berley and one for the -.Telluride,  both claims in the Alsek District.-  .He desires   to   warn   the' public  :SL,r,;.i ���������natfjHi r^yr^tT,-r^^ral--re^.<*tip~i^^  will remain in Atlin this summer  Fresh Eggs just arrived-at E. L'. .'against purchasing stolen records  Pillman & Co's.  Brass, Iron and Wood Bedsteads,  Messrs Jules Kggert andD.   H. j Wire-Woven Tops, Mattresses,  all  McDonald have set a  good  exam-'Sizes.     Home'made  by  practical  We are still doihg business at the  Old Stand '   '     .        ��� . -  ���    THE   IRON    STORE.       .    .    ,  And are. to the front with Fresh Eggs  and'the best.braiids of- Butter, backed up  by a full line .of Groceries, "best brands'-on the  Market-    :< ' ���'���        '-'.'-���:-     ' " "  '     '' 1 '    . ' '     .       N  OUR   MOTTO:   Fair treatment to all ' '.'-,���  OUR   AIM:   Once a Customer, always n Customer.  pie which   should   be   followed   by  other merchants on First Street.  ���They have put down  an  8ft.   sidewalk which  is  a  decided  imprbv-  ment.  Fresh Garden and Flower   Seeds  at C. R."Bourne's  workmen at J. D. Durie's.  THE   BRITISH /COLUMBIA -POWER  The Rise and Fall.  The lowest and highest temperatures recorded  for the week ending;  E.    L.   Pillman   has  leased  the ! 22nd- inst> are as follows:  Grand 'Hotel rooms and dining  room, which he intends to refurnish throughout. We feel confident that Mr. Pillman will do his  utmost to please his patrons. The  dining rjorn will be conducted in a  first class style and the rates will  be reasonable.  Latest Magazines, Periodicals  aud Circulating Library ,at E. L.  Pillman & Co.  "Carnegie" has completed the  "Library" at Discovery and returned to Boulder.  Stevens  Single Barrel,   12   bore^  Shot Gun.    Apply Claim Office.  Tim Rayl was in town tliis week  and deposited roo ounces ot Boulder Creek gold in the Bank,  The O. K. Barber Shop for Hot  or Cold Baths at all hours, soccnts.  We regret that. Mr, J. B. Green's  name was omitted in the list of the  subscribers to the presentation to  Mrs Young, published last treek.  Well assorted Stock of Domestic  and Imported Cigarss at Bourne's.  A Concert will be given at the  Presbyterian Church on Friday.  April 29th. at 8 p.m, by the Girls'  Aid. A good^programme consisting of songs, duets and recitations,'  'will be presented, concluding with  a military drill.  Refreshments will be served.  Tickets 50 cents.  If you want a good meal go to the  Quick Lunch Room,  Mrs Hcnning  proprietress.  April j ��5  ��� :8  19  20  . 21  -    22  27,above  28  28  3:  33  31   -     -  28  56 above  42  49  46  42'  4?  48-  AND  MANUFACTURING. Co,  Limited.  On and after May 1st. and until further notice,   the  following  will  be the rates for lights.    Accounts collectible weekly.  ELECTRIC    LIGHT    RATES: ��� Installation,' 13:50 per light.  16 Gandle Power Incandescent $0:50 per week per litfht*  8 tt, ��f ,���   ' $OrS5   | ������  The Company will furnish all lamps free ofc'linge ai:d icpliicc   old  lamps with new ones when burned out.       l      .' -  Cheaper, Better, Safer, Cleanlier, &" Healthier. Than Oil.  Modern Stkam Lauvdby is Connection-1���Wash ncNDt.Es' Collected &   Diclivkukd.  J. D. ��URIE.  $2S��(>>:&'  ATLIN   &   DISCOVERY.  ���i%  '���^.S-uiSvA-  ..^.jk!.-m-";'  USES  HNS  Shelf and  Heavy- Hardware*,  Tin and.Grranite  Warn--Miner's 61 Blacksmith's Supplies.--Doors and Windows".  FURNITURE  AND   MATTRESS   FACTORY*  ��r Rent  Apply at  "CLAIM"   OFFIGE*  LOU13 ..__. ��^^^9  Wholesale   and'    Retail    Butcher  FIRST     STREET,    ATLIN,   B.    C.  ROYAL. - - HOTEL.  DISCOVERY,  ���: . O   -  B.   C.  New stock of Stationery,   Letter  Heads, Bill Heads, Dodgers,   Posters,    Cards,   Programmes,   Invita  tions, Envelopes, etc., etc.  Atlin Claim Office.  BROWNLEE <fc TAYLOR.  1'HOVINCIAL    -.VN'D    JX>MI>"lO-s-  LANI)     Sl.'KVXCVOXtS.  CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS & CIGARS.  ALEXANDER   BLAIN,   Proprietor.  ���    FOR  Consulting, Civil unci Hydraulic Engineers.  Atlin, British Columbia  Call and get prices at  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  WOTJCE is horeby given tliuttlm partner-  ��hip hitlieito existing between tieorgn I.ro  Garden nnd David Livingstone Hall 1ms been  liiiiolvrd, and nil as��ct��, nml liuljilities con-  fra*t��d by said Gurdon and Hall liaro b��en  >oU��n over and ;i.,umed by David Living.  itniiM Tin 11.  Dated at Atlin, B. C. Tob. iCtli. .1004.  6. Loo .Garden,  n   T��� Hall  WANTKD Special Representative in this  nnd adjoining territories, to represent nnd  advortli.e tin old eHlublulied business houao  of solid financial Mturidim.-. Salary, S21  woclily, with expenses, advanced each Monday by elisclc direct from headquarters.  lixpeiihos udrauoeil; position permanent.  We furiiiih oTorytlilntr. Addreii. Tho Columbia, S30 Motion Hide, Chicauro, 111.  THE  MEAT  MARKET  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST   OF   GOODS  Santr, Johnstone!,   Prou  First Stukkt,   Atlin.  I KEEP NONE BUT PRIME STOCK���LOWEST MARKET PRICES.  ALL old Stock returned to L. Scluilz.  Restaurant.  HAS   REOPENED  Fresh Bread, Pies and Cakes.  ,| Rooms to Rent.----Board by the We��k.    ���   C. R. Mvjhs, Proprietor.

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