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 'W^MMWP^ttJ^^l^fC^JJJJjgjg .   ^  ���P.  CAUM MMES HEADWAY  Her       Exclusive       MineraJ  Exclusive  '  Wealth. ���  First Installment^ Her Mammoth  Exhibit Arrives at the Groat  Fair., , " .  , Five carloads of exhibits fiom  different p,.,m of Canada have at-  nv��l,i�� St.Ijouis. A car of fruit  has also been placed in cold storagr  awaiting shipment. The' exhibit*  already s.rrived include the pick of  Canada's agricultural, iorest and  mineral-, wealth. Commissioner  General Wm. Hutchison is author  Allin had raore-than  human   representation i��  its del-it-ratiou���it  was very.lherally the banner  min  ing district jt the Convention   Mn  Hi own lee,   wifcofj. H- Mrowi{'-W|  the  well-known   -Northern  mining  man, presented (he Aisocintiou���on  behalf of the Ailm 'delegate,   ��,tu  a   beutiful   banner,   adorned .with  suitable emblems to denote its  significance.    The gi outid is of, white  silk, in the centre of which is worked the woid "Atlin". in   gold.    In  the upper left-hand  corner appear  tfaeletleis/T. M. A." in gold, and  wthelowei  right-hand  corner an  WAR   NEWS.  ���j     '   i/1 >  St. Peteiaburg. 7th:~Mukdeii  special^ states- that no Japanese  troops are in Manchuria yet.  Princes-s Alice of Uourbon^dauih-  ter of J ton Cm los. pretender to the  Spanish Ti'itone"* is expected here  shortly rnipnie ior tlie, Far Kast,  where .she iiuends'actitig as  ted States in preference to  ance with Germany.  ' St" ^lersb��rg, 7th.��� The Admiralty hns rtceiied information that  the-Japanese squadion is cruising  off Port Arthur since yesterday.  The   Russian  volunteer steamer  damaged during the first' bombardments Port ArtW has been  con-,  verted into a hospital ship.  Peasant industries   exhibit,   for-  ���- ���"s ��  nur*e.       * ��.��*-.�����������. muusines   exhibit,   for-  ,*��n> Greek naval officers are.ap- '"ly intended for St. tonis Kxpo-  plying lor/permission' to join   the sitio�� was solrfit aitnt;���� ��-,�����..  Russian forces.    ,  ^^:^r^.^^=^^^^  ed, also in gold. The banner is also trimmed with gold, emblematic  of Atlin's wealth. Prettily mounted, and with all its details in admirable taste and finish, 'it was 'much  admired by all the delegates  dijun display at the St.L'ouis exposition will be far ahead of the former  efforts of the Dominion.   /The gen-  end-policy is to give prominence to  tha items of natural wealth peculiar  to  Canada,- or   rather   those   not  found in   the other  countries making exhibits/   For  example,    in  minerals.- Canada's almost   exclusive resources of nickel, corundum,  chrome iron, peat, and asbestos, are  to be featured.    -The displays  Will  not be confined to'show' cases,  but  . unique and  striking" displays will]  , ��I-so be_,made." Separate'pyramids  of asbestos, mica and nickel  are to  be built and pW-e-d jn .positionsfin  the Canadian qnt-iteis.    These py.  ramidri will iiiusttate the  processes  the ores undergo in   the  transition  fiom the crude state to the finished  product.    The nickel pyramid is to  be twenty feet iu height." The ore,^  as turned out o��fhe mine, will form'  the base, above it will be  a section  containing the nickel product  after I     a c ,      ,  the roasting process    Above   i. 1\ AfM'y' *"*  *'  *nt  fift"V  f��0t  gain mil  be "a section _co uai  ing \f      " ^'^   FT*Ct'm"  the cooper and  nickel" matte,   Zf'��� **.���**l<6 that the proper-  * ty�� *cqu'red by Messrs. C. 15. Wynn  Vladiiostock, 7th:���Military situation qui-t. No evidence of- enemy'in this region.  Many inhabitants who left here  at beginning of hostilities are-returning.  Port Arthur, 7th:���Situatioii unchanged.       N'o "sign   of Japanese  fleet. ~,  Paris,, 7th:���Tokio special sajs  that exodus Korean population 'a-  long Japanese line of march is causing greatdifficulties. - ' '1  Seoul:���Persistent rumors here of  landing of Japanese troops on Liao  Tung Peninsula aud vicinity of  New Chwang. -  St. Petersburg,  6th.���The Geu-  sition was solrfat auction today.  The^ Ruwians are entrenched  heavily near Hai^ Chuig in order  to block the piogress of the Japanese who succeeded in landing at the'  head of I,iao Tung Gulf.  -   Rich Quartz Find.  Some very,fine samples of quartz  weje brought into .town yesterda>  and are'onrexhiHtion at the Grand  Hotel. -The quartz- was take" from f... ���- -  ~-  the Golden Hopexlaim .owned 'by EaSt re,Portd tliafan  exchange  Mr. Poven". situated on Pine Creek  of .shot* ��ccured   between. Russian  Bay.-vAtliti    take.      Development |5*valry and Japanese  skirmished  work will begone immediately and   "f"-" ^^a'  ��� Seven* Japanese  were  jt is  confident ly  expected   that  a   klIIed; the Russian* sustained no  good mine will be opened up. casualties.  I     The Japanese are reported to   be  wreekiuj stores iu Russian villages  [near Yongampo.  A skirmish occured between Kus  St. Petersburg,' 9th;���The protection of Russian interests ;n Korea entrusted to France.  Vienna, 9th.���Bulgarian 'representative will leave Constantinople  tomorrow unless the agreement between Bulgaria and Tutkej* is settled.- The mobilization of-Bulgarian army is suspended owing to fresh  proposals from here.       ' -\     "    ' ���  ,- Pari,, 9th:���A violent earthqua-  ke killed 25 persons'and injured 40  besides destroying hundreds" of  houses in Macedonia/^  me LJrand        .        -�����--���6-  ��i��.     a uc vjeu-  houses in Macedonia-    "-  Hotel. -The quartz-was taken froin:lerB.kTOmma,idillK t^��-for����.iin  IheP--..     -     P,~      ' '"- ���   -    -*     "'  owned 'bv   Far EaSt re,portd ll,��*��n  "change 0\VIadlvost��<*- ' 9th.--The "Black.  " " '    '      ' Sea reserve fleet is being mobilized*"  this measure being, necessitated' in   '  order to fill gaps caused by  draft-  sailors to the Far East.. *  Authorative denials given of rV  mors- of Russian  reverses on  the  Yalu River are being circulated'in,  Paris,this morning.  Moscow, 9th:���Fears of tea fam-  *���  Will Make a Mine.  siaii vol.mteers and Japanese 'out- ine somewhat relieved at discovery  po.st from Wiju. Six Japanese kil- ��** large consignment lying'at Port  led, no Russian 'losses. I Dalnv sinci- ��h�� ��.^k.-.���i- _r ,.. *..,  the apex of the pyramid will be fin  ishedin the refined nickel.' Sur  mounting the pyramid  js l0  be a  statue made  of the  refined  nickel      7     ,      '    "mpled"-from ��"  and trulycCa��adia��� in *���im '"rfa���e dow�� ai,d the numerou,, ��3  and trulycCauadian in design.  . In the line of precious metals Canada will not be found wanting. It  is the intention to place iu a commanding position a trophy bright  with gold and silver. In agricultural products the exhibit  will  be  Johnston and H. Maluin, is a good  mining proposition; the ledge has  b'een carefully "sampled" from the  says give good .results, showing a  marked improvement as depth increases'. While the extent of the  ore body has not yet been proved it  indicates^ great capacity for production.  superior to anything yet  shows I  The Preseut shaf* "ill be sunk still  British Columbia's giant wcods ex- deeper' and at th* 6o  foot frvd a  hibit will be greater than faes been- -d"ft ��f ,0�� lcet wlM ���* ru" to cross-1  In short people will  straighten  up CUt the Iedge>  and stare when they get inside the      A "um^er of well known mining  Canadian sections at the Universal me" of this secti���� have visited the  ProPerty. all of whom are diainte-  Forty five bandits were hanged  at Kong Ju, capital of the province  of Chung Chung.  Tokio, 6th.���Conference held, today of leading naval' officials and  others. Deliberations not made  public.  Dalny since the outbreak of hostil-  I ities. , __        '...'"  London, 9th, The Ariglo-F.ench  Colonial Treaty was signed ,to;day,  St.Petersburg,. 9th. Newspaper*  approves Government policy of the  retrenchment, but recognize that  important measures are necessary in  ��t  ,  .        ,.       . itujioiiam measures are necessary in  ,     dk;;'  ��*rA ���kimi.h  ��C-  ordert��P���videfor war. expend t-  irred between frontier guards and  ure.  Exposition  Commissioner Hutchinson, Sec  ie:ary William A. Burns, W. Hamilton, the horticulturist and architect L. Fennings Taylor have been  at the World's Fairgrounds several  days making ready for the reception of Canada's exhibits.  Atlin will not be overlooked, us  a fairly representative collectiou of  quart* was shipped to St. Louis  some time ago by the Atliii District  Beard ��f Trade,  rested parties, and all in  couver?a  tion with the  "Claim"  unhesitatingly declare thai the mine will develop i-jto a paying proposition  Marconi Sick.  A cable from Milan,   Italy,  says  that Marcoui, the wireless telegraph  expert and inventor, is seriously  ill of fever au�� may die.  curred between frontier guards and  Chinese bandits, onApril aud., at  a point on the railroad; three of the  guards were wounded and ten ban-  idits killed aud twenty whunded.  Seoul, 7th.���Japanese supply  steamers are enteritis: estuary of the  Yalu River and landing cargoes,  covered by Japanese gunboats, the  Russian forts on Chinese side of the  river seem defective.  The Japanese second army is now  fifty miles north of Chemulpo,  St. Petersburg, 7th.���A Port Ar-  Pans, A Tokio despach says the-  cartridge factory at Sasebo,  Japan  was blown up, four workmen  were  killed. ���    -  * 1 n 11.,      _,  More Railways.'  Frank Oliver,  in the  House of.  Commous has introduced a bill in*-  rorporating   the   Edmonton-Athabasca and MacKenxie" River   Rail-  way.    MacPherson of Burrard ia-  thur special stateo that many  Rus-   ""    "*"v*tuc��on or Burrard ia-  sians wounded in the first bombard- troduccd *   bill iucorporating   the  nm tu. - i��  -r the White Horse Ai-'niro D��.*i .  nrst bombard- .       Ui" lucorporatmg   th  ment are dying f.om the result of the White Horse Alaska Railway,  poisonous gases   emanating   from   ^  Japanese sheila.  A promiuetat newspaper advocates an alliauce with Russia,*  Fr��pc*# Great Britain aud the Uni-1  FOR SALE - McClary ateF|  Range, hot water.reservoir, 'practically new. Apply to * Claim"  ,r *t.  P  ���' h  hi  ���Si  '' \''M  <\y$f  *��� i^Sl  . -.til  .��� Ml  ��� -ti  m  m  j�� r  41  l.wv��i^'^ti"i!w'f^iSeS^i^'*i5S\i^fS mw)IM*fiitHUui��l VJ.1-Ji IrtJj*^-.  Father's  Sweetheart  <?���  ���  Mv*&*^*:K*.U-:^i4��;K*5K^<^C7��e  kind  lice.  little boy,  and never  bears ma-  f!  didn't    Hook ot me,  Pick rlidn't Hook ot me, and I  thought lie w,is Cross. T did not gel  up to go Lo the door with him, but  lie tilled me out ol my chair, so T  had  lo go.  "Oh, Dick!" I told him, "1 wish J  hadn't "  "Nonsense," he said. "It will do  him  Rood,  the    little  wretch. Vou  didn't hurt  him."  "t-'o-o; but he was mother's babv,  and���.-md '\ n  f think T should havo cried, but  T)iuk Wii.i so nice to me, and said I"  wns good .to the'-boys:" I-gave them  four chocolates,- each,' and,'.road a  chapter of the '.'.Swiss Family Itobin-  son" to them, when thoy, wore in  bed;   and  Tommy  said  ho* hnr/lly'-fi'lt  'You���ho protended he liked   her all .throat;  and,the big photo of mother |pennies  each  to  spend.  only  cried   to   frighten  think I   did  it very hard.  r came dowii.slnirs' father  ut   liis   desk,   but   he   was  writing.     ITc did'not  speak.,till  me.  was*  not  ... lie  Then  he  caught'me'looking  ut  him  .sighed. ', '".  "It      has     brought  back  the  times,"  lie said.     "We were  boy  girl   together.      'Some  day  you   willjsnid.      1"   do  look back to the tunes when you .and | like  that.  old  and  |WRm Miss Morrell came to look at  im house next to ours she seemed  Irite  nice. She  smiled  very  ploas-  litfy  when  sho  asked   for  the      Key;  jifl   while   n\\er was   down   the   garden  lie   picked ,    some   apples' and   throw  lieiu over  to   Hob  and  Tommy   They  lure   not   her   apples   really,   because  lie  had not  taken  the  house,  but     1  nought  it  was  Kind  of her.     So    'I  Idled when she moved  in.     Mother is  sad,  so   i   hnvfj  to  call.     Father     Is  Irank   Marchnnl,    tho   celebrated   miliar,  and   r am 'Molly.     I   was lil'teen   it,   mid  li'.Juno, and Miss Morrell was thirty-   T don't  Iho, she said.    Sho must have meant      When  |>rty-oiie, because she and father were  sitting  loy   and   girl   together,   she  told   mo,  |nd  ho is  lort.y-threo.  'He  was     such   a  nice  boy,"      she  Intl.     "He'd  have  clone  well   it      he  ladn't boon  so  clover, poor  fellow!"  'If   he      wasn't   clever   he   couldn't  h-itejiis  stories,"  1   pointed  out.     '  ^ ^ )joy ^ ^ t0gCtho..    ..  "What's tho good of writing stories      T   djr)   nQt   say   anyLhi]lg>   but   went  ������you  can't sell  then."?     Clever    men  jntQ   th(J   tirnAVjng-room. If   it" had  lave   no   sens--'"   , ���ot   bcon   fathcr,   I.should   have   told  |l  am  afraid   that   is   true,   but      of,)1jm     ]10t     to   compare   that   woman  Dursc I would not say so; and I got   With   me. ' -  Jp to go.. "Father is moro than /\t supper .he talked about her  |lovor," I told hor. "JTo is tho best ngain. "Sho-waa always bright," ho  ian that ever was, and the kindest, said,-"and very pretty when she was  ; will "not "list;;?! to anything against 'a. girl."  Jim; and I think perhaps it would be! "Veople, alter u good deal as they  letter if you did not call." Igrow  older,"     I romaiked.     "I  don't  I know  it  was   not  polite  to      say  know   if you  noticed  her  hat?"  Ihat.   but  even  mother  was  not     po-      Father  laughed.     "That  hat   is  hot  T*tc if anyone spoke against father.      fascinating, certainly," .he agreed.   ,.  Miss Morrell only laughed and took T thought he laid too much empha-  lold  of my aim.     "Tut-tut,  chil'd!  I  sis on theP'hat."  Ihiirfc well enough of your father, r The next evening they talked over  l\ncy he has a very good little tho wall again. The evening after  laughter, too. Now-sit down and. ho went in to see her. lTo took a  Vive 'another tea-cake." shows     his     manuscripts.     lie  never  They wore very nice tea-cakes, nnd 'shows his manuscripts except to hl-  Iho made them herself. .Sho gave melorary people or people he'likes very  lhe recipe, but mine did'not turn out   much.   �����  |he  s?mo. The  next  day she  sent us  a  dos*on  She was watering hor flowers when teaeakes. Fatner ate two, and tho  lather walked down lhe garden after bo.vs the rest. 1 olTered Jane some,  lea. Tie did not notice her, because but she would not touch "them. * ��� ^  ���io was worried about a plot. He "Not if 1 was starvin', and' a bite  liad found a way-.bf getting tho hero would .save mo!" she said. "I'.ve  Ind heroine o/r a precipice, but ho got eyes in my 'cad, Miss Molly;  j-ou IJ not think how to got thorn she'll ' never 'do by 'im as you've  in!'    Sho came and  watched him ov- done." ���  It tho  wall.     Sho  had  Hie water-pot      Jane      forgets,   and   breaks- things,  In- ono  hand,  and  some  woods in  the  but she is a good girl really.  lithor,   and  she wore  an  old  hat  like  * The     next     afternoon  Miss  Morrell  black basin. asked   mo  to  ,take  tho  boys   in      to  "StiU-up in     the clouds,    Frank?"   tea.     I   told     hor  that I  was      too  (she called at last. busy;  but the boys  wanted  to  bo,  so  He  stkrtod  and  turned  round;   then  I    lot     thorn.       They     arc      not  old  |io   held   out   his     hand   and   laughed,   enough'to  know   hotter.     Sho      gave  'Mary!     "Well,  I never!     It's      good thorn throe     sorts of cake- for   ��� tea,  to look at you again." . they   said,   and   sixpence  each.      She  1 did not want to listen, of course,   helped   them  with  their  lessons,   too,  ind  Hick was  whistling at  the front j but  I  found  a    mistake  in  ono      of  ������ate,  so I wont out  with  him.     (ITo  Bob's sums.  lis   Carson   Maior,   and   wo  arc  chums.       "Ah!"   father  said,   when  I  showed  (ITc is not silly, like other boys). it  to  him,  "she never was good-   at  'T   don't  care   for   that  woman,"   I , arithmetic;   bi'l.-she  had   a  wonderful  Itold   him;   but  he   only   laughed     and ,head  for  businc.-,-.."   - * ' ,  laid,  will  tho time?  "T-Te  did  like  hor.-    She was  woini.il���a  very     nice  woman,  you  will  understand,  clear  aro  older." v-  "J .understand  now,"   I  ���his wife is Cec^l.    So  lie  Miss  Morrtill."  "J don't, know." Father  his pipe slowly. "1 hope so.  decs "  "It will serve him right,'  clareri. 'I hen 1 went down  shrubbery  and  cried.  "If ever you like someone ol  ter,��� Pick," 1 said when I-told  "you're to toll me, I wmildn  rv   you     for,-  anything  if you  a nice  only ���  when you  "My  marry  want . lo.      Promise   mc-  l It's, no'ivsc saying you    -will   always  'like  mo  host,   because you  can't      be  sure.    I'romise me."    '  Hick  looked very serious, and whis-  Ihat "I had put on the piano slipped  right down on. to fathers hands, and  T shrieked and shrieked, and laughed  and.cried, and lather couldn't slop  me anyhow. I suppose you would  call it hysterics.  I was belter next morning, but  Jane made mo have breakfast in bed.  filled j Father  was  If he was going to Scotland to do some  closciiplive articles for Tho .Daily  Lyre. ' Ho began to write out a tele-  pram to hay lhatjio couldn't go; but  T told him I wns quite well really,  and .Jiwii.' promised to look ,-ifter mo you  "like aJmothor." ' So he, went.  WheivHio said good-bye-ho gave ino  a note.j'/or Miss MorrclU "Ask her  to   wire'-. \vcf!,'.Vor   'no'!'   then     T  shall  shouldn't  | money for  I thought I  havo      the     housekeeping  long," and sho wouldn't do  things  for  Ihom  like another us.od  to,  and��liko 1 tried to do.  Father     came   ' homo      on  Sunday  night.     ITo had  only just  taken     his  hat  ofT,  and  sat  down  in-tho     arm-  iho came in.     lie jumped  the  -,e bcl-  ' - him',  t mar-  (lidu't  No.' no!  chair, when  she came  -.erv -worried,   because  he i ��]��. and held out both hands, and sho  |trembled, and half laughed and half  cried. * She looked quite young, and  almost pretty, and T hated her.  "I am so glad, Mary'," father said.  "So glad, dear old Mary.     God bless  old.  "Good- , .,  to  lole-i^y  tied to himself for n .long <i>i}(;-_ 1Ju  does that when he-is tlVinkingV" "1  believe -you.'ro - right,-- -kiddie;" " ho  said at Inst, "T piotnise."  '.'On .vourj-honpr?"  '     ;-, '.*���    >,     ' j-  ITo. 'threw'"*, liis'   head  back ,a> lit tie.  "All" my p'romises aro on honor," ho  like  lo  hour  him   speak  lnow 'what to'*'"do," " Iw said,  bye. dear old girl. ,Jie sure  graph  if you want ii'.c back."  It, s-.'eirs a dreadful thing t fi ,-av,  but' I felt- us' if I '.never wauled father  buck���.again.. -It..I .hadn't loved lum  so,- I believe "J' should havo haled  him.   . Vou  .would  .understand, if   ypu  even  if you  /"God  bletjs  you,"Frank���kind  Frank!"  slip''said'.,- .';_ #  .  Then/she'began'"crying": softly, and  he bent'down and; kissed.-her. 1 was  in''the'dark corner''by the'screen, and  did not seem lo notice mo. I  j felt my heart thump, and my breath  'come and go, and I looked at them,  'and looked-at the big photo of,<mo-  ,ihcr on Iho . manlel;pjeci;. , . ',<- -.vW19  'just ''blisido'*-' them",* nu-if-nho was  watching them; audi rushpdjbetween  ith:m,- mid snatched J i't jD-way.' i\.i",UJ  I ,.'.��     ,1 '.���.    -r    n..\nr\ "|-ll.       (nnllml-l"  hud   known      motl-.or,   or  1 new what I  think of her.  1   tolrl   -Jane'about   tho  letter,    and  she  said  anyone could  tell it was*   a Jcaueht' me,      and'I  proposal:      and     if  sho   was   wo   Khoi'anythm:*- moro   lill   I  would   burn   it.     I.wiih  a good, mind.! ing my  Mother!" T cried.     "Oh, ^nother!'  Then     J   sec-mod   di'/'AV,   and   tripped  ovcr     something;      and  to, hut, when T linked Dick  "it wouldn't be cricket'.1'  gave it to,him to do whft.t  with,  and he took i.t. in to  he   said,*l  So"  r  he  liked  Miss- Mor-  i T did not say any more to father  I about Miss Morrell; but 1 made'what  [we   called    "mother's   cake"   for. ,ten,  and''   put   all   hor     photos  about'  the  rooms     to    .remind   lum   of  hor.   "lie  took up  lhe'ono where she is holding  some'music,   and  luokod  ,-.it  it   for   -a  long  time.    ,  "She, used  to  sing a   great   donl  at  th" MoYroIl's';"  ho said.     "Mary  used  to accompany her.    Wo-must  ask her  'in.     .She  will  like,to  hear you   , sing  home of the old songs."  "1 don't .want'to sing   mother's old.  jsongs to anyone  but you.  daddy,"   I  'said.     "Come  nnd pl.ny 'for me,     and  | I'll  sing  'Afterwards.'   'You   can'put  it   down   a note,   and  Uiink it   is  mo-,  jther singing."  I reoph- say that wy deep notes aro  Hike mother's, but of course  T-do, not  s.ing so well  as she did.  ������You   can  sing  that  just   like  your  mother,   dear..   Thank  heaven,      you  cant  feel  it  ciuite like she did���Ah!"  "I'll   try   to   feel il   as  much  ds     T  can.��� No, in E flat, clear "  lie   nodded,      and   played   the   symphony softly.     It is like a dream      ��� . ...    ,         - ������        ��� ��� ! "Mite ���Morrell came  and "stared  at  Miss Morrell  didn't   remember  found "her  bath-  iorehead ,williM'���� de Cologne  wan  too  child,'  weak  to  push  her  , she sobbed, ,','iny  roll. She n'sked him" lo^tnko a telegram to ���send oil' to fathor, but he  told her that he would rather not  have anyl'iing to do with it. ��� He  saw her write, and it wns "yes." lie  wouldn't lo'ok at ' nn* when ho told  nio, but he, said a'-lot. of nice things  about mo, and how good 1 was to  father, and the boys, and 1,shouldn't  have lo' live "with her .yory long. Localise h'o"'was growing up. 1" 'think  anybody would like.' Dick. , . Tie 'is -'so  kind. Jaiie was vciry kind, too, and  didn't even grumble at Hob' when he  knocked over her pail* of water.  "I'd have, liked to box 'is ear-^,"  she said, "but I thought of you, jou  poor* dear. More'n a mother you've  been , to .ithom,      an .'e    ought  i ���fell  nil  over ;me, .she  "We ought to  have  It   isn't  your' fnllieiv  and   1  away.  "My   poor  poor  clVild!'  , Ilor tivu  crying  so.  del-stood.  ling-  found  wrs what,   I   telegraphed  about  we'll see if you enn^t like me a little.  No,  no!     You mustn't move yet."  Hut   . I   sat- up somehow", ,and   hold  out my amis to father, and ho picked  | mo" up",  and' nursed  mo  like'a  baby.  I    "I've   only   two,swcolhcarts,    ' dar-  ,ling,"   he   siid.-'mid   wipeef  his   hand  'across  his eyes.   '"Your  mothci���and  jyou!" ���������''''������'  I    I   shall    never   quite   forgive   myself  | for  thinking  ��f  I''111  liko T, c?it1-      ,n,t  ,it was onlv because T was "so fond of  l;o .mother.���Owen -Oliver,   in   Tall     Mall  was  im���  dar-  ll's my oUMovur that ho has  for   me 'in   Scotland',   and   that  Now,'  of  ash'amed'  ought."     '" -  -'  l'n  the afternoon, [  isself,      the ,, marsler  =sat  and   garden   claniing. the  boys  fathor plays so beautifully. T thought j Miss ���  down  iu  '   socks  of  mother,  and.began*  and  took" a  deep   breath,  Afterwarci's.  'You   cl.  Iho  ind  mo  .u't  Isaid  T needn't be jealous.   'ITo is nn  |impudont  boy.  Wc went round Love Lane, ana'  Icamo homo across the brook. It was  Iswollen with lhe rains, and I could  Inot I'nd a place to jump it. So "Dick  lhad to wado and carry mo, and it  [was quite dark when wo got in. Fa-  Ithcr was still talking to Miss Mor-  Irell ovor the wall, and hadn't made  |tho boys do their homo-lessons; and  Ithey were watching out of tho win-  |dow.  ���Father's got  o   sweetheart,      Moi-  lly,"  Tommy  cried.  Beyond  the  bound of land,and sea,  Beyond   tho  touch of' hand.  Beyond, tho memory,, of me���-   '    ���  I shall look down, dear love, and see  Your tears', and understand.    ���  She is supposed lo be dying. mui  first part is what lie stiys to her, and  the second part is what she says'to  him. Mother usod to .smile when  she came to "understand." and' father used to look ,over his-shoulder',  and  smile  at  her.  Light, of my life.- if-.T should miss  The path-your  faith has  shown?        f  My heart was heartened by your kiss,  But now���Dear love, bo sure of this,  You will  not  walk iUono.  ,IIo is in the minor, . of course, and  she answers in the major. It always  sounded comforting, the way that  mother sang it, and when I am-wor-  w,as in lc-ve with her. |x-icd .about things T try to fancy T  and hear her. Then she usod to "draw  herself up for the last ���verso.  I'd rather  be good,, than good at  business," I told him.  Fathor smoked his pipo for two or  thrce minutes, then he laid it down.  "She is good, loo,JMoll3*," he said.  !'T could tell you something���I will  tell you, because I want you to like  her. She was in lo've with a man  once���they wore only boy and girl  really���and  he  There  was  a misunderstanding  ho went  away,  and got engaged . to  fomoonc else.-   Onejiay he came back  and   found out what" a foolish    -mistake he had made. .  He would   'have  I do not often lose my temper with Ibroken      tlio engagement olT,  but.she  So he marriecl���  Ithe bo.vs, but I boxed his ears quite  (hard. I was .sprry directly, but I  [could not say so, for fear I should  I cry. So I wont upstairs to take off  (my hat. When 1 came down Dick  (had Tommy on his knee, doing his  llast sum. There were while smears  Ion his face where lie had cried, and  jl wiped him with my  handkerchief.  "Dick's  given  me a penny,  Molly,"  |ho said, and grinned' at mo.    ITe is a  wouldn't     lot him  tho other woman."  I could havo screamed to hear  him speak of mother like that; but  I bit my lip instead. "If I had been  the���the other woman, I wouldn't  have wanted him, if he hadn't wanted mo."  "Sho didn't know, dear. She never know right up to tho time that  she died."  T shall loolc down, my dear���my dear!  Only be true,  and have no fear;  Only bo  true,  and Heaven is near!  Go'd judge me*as I'm true.  1 tried to steady myself and make  my voice like mother's; 'and'I seemed  to sco, her standing, there, with ' hot-  hand on father's shoulder^ jind put-  ring "out her" other hand to hold  mine, when I. was little, and hung to  her skirts. I took tho now note in  tho last lino quite full; and then  something seemed*to clutch  at   ' my  over   the : garticn, wall  look  well,   child,"  she. said. _  "I am ciuile well, thank you," I  told  her. '..-"''"*-  Sho put up her, oyogla?.sos and  looked at me. ."You're loo >cl.ng to  look after a house," she said abn.pl-  ly.        .;--'      ."   .:"V    ' -.        ,  "Anyhow," I said, "I have looked  after it. I don'I suppose I have dune  very well, but I have done my be-'l.  I'hcJNo doiibt you could do better. but  would find it very di-icronl Lo h wii'g  only yourself." I thought C wjuld  let'her see that I understood.  "I daresay tl should." .Sh*- <-ighed,  but sho did not seem cross. ���*l.o you  know, Molly, sometimes I w i-'fi 1 had  others to. work for. ;Don't you ibn.k  I could help you?"  "I don'-t want any help,*' IP said;  "and if I dio, I'd rather not have it.  You'sec. I promised mothii'.' Sue  wouldn't want anybody else i.o do  things for fathor and the ho\r-���i.'.ly  mo." I looked straight at her - iiul  she shook hor head.  "We were children logelVr," she  said, "sho. ana' your father .and I.  1 don't think sho  would  mind in3."  I gathered tho-socks am.' angola  together, and got up. * I Jn'nk,"' i  said."1 "she would--mind you vuy  much."     . ...  Miss Morrell fookod j-urpri-w.d and  hurt. "Yoii-don't like-mo, '".lolly?"  sho asked.- ,      ,   ���  "No," J told her, "I don't. Ycu  have'sent the telegram to father, I  suppose?". * ���  "Yes���your father nas told you'"  "ITo has told ���mo"."* Tt *was not  true, but I could not let hor think  that father did net trust mo; "Goud-  aflornoon'."' ' '  r. went indoors and--gavc the -boys  their tea.    After tea I gave them two  Magazine.  ' '<." TJNF.EK.  Wc*sj'cl'l  . so:r.c      words  in  a.manner  unique,  But that is,no reason, why we.should  "spiquo  Of the eagle wlio  . r   piquo, ��� >        '  Swoops down, to the valley  siquo  Some venturesome youngster beside a  . crique,  , ��.,,_.  And.cariies him, kicking, away in his  ��� bique.  Would  the youngster  ' earthly  shriquc,     r _  Or would he  just venture"a  lous, fjquiquo,  When  carried   aloft, _wivth   the  of a slriquo  Of  light,   to   the  crag  so   dear  bliquo?  V/oulJ  lie 'be  so  calm,   demure  mique  That he'd nol oven  open his eyes to  "siquo  When the eagle aiys, 'Hero enough to  lquc.  Out   food   for   tho  crowd   at   least     a  wiquc?" -     "  All  or  which   is  simply  to   show   tho  cinque '  Of him who started a frivolous friquo  By s;-olling,thc word uneek unique.    ���  "1 often wonder just what he  thin'-s of me," said-lhe young married mm. "It is easy lo, find out,"  S".iu tho elderly married man. "Just  sit down on her hat, and she'will tell  you what she thinks of, you in less  than  a minute " *  from the "mountain-^  there to.  let out >  an .un-,  q'ueru-  speed  and  and  Angola���"When , one of-us dies -I  shall go and live somewhere in, tho  country, all' among tho woods and  wiliV flowers." Percy���"But dearest,  supposing that you were ,to die,first?"  Angela���"Ch, don't let us" think" of  anything, so  dreadful*"  ���   ���"    '      "'���   '   '  ujusMuluiuciir.'���jbek^u'gtart ���. s=iia,'WiriM>?��icvu;m-> t/'*jiwImI tunitspasmjtjj.'tj^aaasa  WHERE  JAPAN  AND  RUSSIA  AR   E FIGHTING FOR SUPREMACY.  f%M^tm^ r.75p;sr5i-.7i'C"W?"T,''::?"r  S^QC��QS^e&G^(!>e����9&913>f^&m^^��&9��^9tl^Qm&n��li<��CmWi��e:  u>.  0 I  }  , '(  - >  I '  ' V  OR,   THE   HISSING  WILL  S8C fr'X^^-��E30iK'KKl*a��3��^��'SG��^S��C-'D^^  CHAPTER 1.���(Continued.)  "Right,"       corroborated      Meade,  "that's     quite right,  Mai tha,'    and  you   took to   him  as though    you'd  boic  hun  in  your  own  body!      And  wc wasn't doing  well,  it you   mind.  So many   fauneis  failed,   and     we'd  been    unlucky   witli    tho   'dairy,   and  theie    was    bad  debts  in  tho     town  '   and ono.thing and  another;  but you  fciud,   'the child's' bite and  sup     was  nothing,  and  J   thought ho'll  bo bettor off in  the poorest placo than   in  the workhouse,  though  I   did     want  to brood lum up a gentleman,  knowing,   as  the   landlady  tolo  me,      the  poor    dead    mother     was a,  honest  woman and ical lady. But I thought  may be we shrill sec better days bc-  foio '  tis   time tor begin   the     boy's  schooling.   Right enough.     So it fell  . out.       Everything   throvo   with       us  from  the day   tho child cmtic.      And  now t'm reckoned a warm man heio-  abouts."  "Yos, Matthew, you nre_ warm,  owl thankful 1 am, when I think  of them times," replied Mrs." Meade,  "and so Randal was the wrong name  afler all ?"  "Aye, she never aaid but 'twas  wrong hoisclf. She was hiding, nnd  tho lad had a right to his christened  rinmc.",  "And' they loft him to tho workhouse, his own flesh and bloo'd !"  sho cried; "and' now they think to  take him fiom we after all wo done  for him, and ho grown a fine lad;  as wcll-spokc as you could wish to  see, and,a good boy, Mat, though I  say it myself."  "Ah ��� But so fur as I can , make  out, thov hov a right to en Then  theie's his prospex ! I reckon you  _tvoiildn't stand m Phil's light Martha, just to let, him bic-e,long with  us i"  "Piospex i what's prospex," she  cried, "alonsido of a mother's  heart ?"  Mr. Meade thrust his hands deep  into his pockets and frowned . o"*'cr  ��� this question; the candle Jburnt  down, ho lighted another, and tho  two went on discussing the question  till hard upon midnight.  CHAPTER H.  All the next day Mr. Mea'de pondered silently upon Sir Arthur Mcd-  way's interview with - him, until  evening came again, and the children  were gone  to  bed.  'Then you said, 'Plea-re don't leave  mo, Mr. Arcade; I'm that fiightenod!'  And that put it into my head to  say, 'I'll never leave yc, my dear, if  you'll promise to go to church, with  mc, afore two, months arc gone'  And so 't w'astdone, but it drove tho  sweat out of me, and you was all  of a tremble in a pink Sunday gown,  and the church bells "ringen. And  the old gander kept on hissing and  running, so I was forced to keep my  arm round ye all the way across  common 1 never hear "a goose hiss  but I think on*'t," ho added, pon-  bivcly.  '"T wasn't tho ilrst lead T gavo  yc, either," laughed Arra. Mo.idc,  biiphtcning at those tender icollections; "but there, courten is"liko a  cool hand at pastry; its born with  some, and there aie thoso can't do  it to savo their-lives. < 'Mat Meade's  that nog-headed,' Cousin Jane used  to say, 'I'd rather die an old maid  uinn put up with such 'a duch chap.'.  But I thought to myself, 'Matt  Moado has a good heaclpicec enough,  if ho is _ wanting in tongue. I've  enough for 'both. And courten is only wanted  ove a lifetime.' "  "1 don't doubt things aie ordered  right," Afr. Moado commented;^ "but  it seems a pity tho com ten '* isn't  done hy tho women. I'd sooner unload ten wagons of flour than feel  how I felt for months and months  beloie your giandmother's great gander ran after je. Any woman would  ha'- done it that easy, you'd scarcely  ]*now *' you'd ben through anything;  their tongues twist and turn about  like a ' uo'.l-brokc, tender-mouthed  filly. V    ,"..-..  "Ah; well, 't was soon done, and  ovcr, after all," observed Mrs. Moac'o  icgictfully; "fullish" times tLuy weie,  I'm sure."-        - '       ������' '  "It's what all must comb to,"  moralized Mr. Meade, "bound to bo  fullish onco in a lifetime is all mankind. You was- a pretty maid,  Martha; not that I was one- to be  took by a pretty face," be added,  Fcverely, knowing that female vanity  dies hard "No, ray dear, I somehow seemed set on ye, I didn't know  why. Whether 'twas the dairy, or  tho cookjng, or the goodness of-heart  drew mo on, I can't lightly say. But  I was that dull, and 'drug the days  I didn't'get a sight of yo. Bless mo,.  how fullish ne went on '" he exclaimed, suddenly checkii-g this flood  of   tender    i cminiscence,  for he   was  "The boy,",ho said to his wife, "is   a man  of sober  thought and     staid  nine year  old;   he takes  a threshing   demeanor,   and    knew what was duo  like a man, aye, "and has the grace  to be thankful for't. Ho knows al-  leatly moro book-learning than ever  I known all my life. He'll tell you  the Latin for a cow or a cat" smother than you'll print off your pats of  butter, Maitha. 'Tis but light he  should know how he was come by  and what he've got to look -to.  Let en chooso for hissclf."  Mi'i. Meade demurred at throwing  such a.icsponsibility, on a child of  nire yeais.  "It's like this," Meade replied;  "there's no lawyer living"; not the  Lord Chancellor bisself, can make mc  , believe I haven't a right to a boy  I've took and btcd up from his  cradle and been a father to.j But  ��� Sir Arthur, he've got a right over  the child, too. and 'tis plain . a��  plums we can't both hov him, and  only the Lord, himself can judgo between .us. ' I've' tried opening , tho  Bible hap-hazard, but can't light  upon what'll serve the turn. Only I  come to 'Out of the mouths of babes  and sucklings' twice, and it was  borne in upon me that Philip must  settle for himself."'  Tho argument was unanswerable,  nnd in much grief and ticpidation,  Mrs. Mcac.'o a'ceented the oflicc of ac-  guainting Philip wnh tho choice that  lay beforo him.  "Lither tongues," Mr. Arcade continued, "was never meant for men  folk Martha I never was good at  putting words to what's going on  inside of me. Think I can, as well  as any man. But darned if I can  tell what I'm thinking of You may  mind the time it took me to come to  the point when courting "  "To bo sure, Alcade," she replied,  with feeling, "1 did think you was  never going to say 'mum,' and folk  knew I was ready to say 'budget,'  and thero was a laugh against mc  in all the country-side. 'If you can't  bring him on, Patty, you'd better  throw him off,' Cousin ' Jane hove  said many a time; 'if he had any  r.ouse, he'd a known it was time to  speak up long ago.' .'Whatever we  should ha' done if it hadn't boon for  grandmother's groat gander, I don't  know; kept wivcrin' on till now, J  reckin."  o "Right," icplied Meade, giavcly;  "you're right, Martha, but even the  giit gander would ha' ben nothing  without your tongue. I boat the  gander off of ye, and you.'cried and  clung on to me,:-'and there I stood  like a girt zote and' couldn't toll for  the life of mo what to say next. It  did .seem that simple to blurt' out,  'Marry.mo. Martha,' all of a sudden  right in.'tlio middle of the common  with, tho wild gander an'd all the  geese staring and hissing at us. I'd  given ye a kise but I had to keep  vxy eye on that gander nil the time.  to conjugal propriety and their advancing years "What was I a-say-  ing ? v Words is wliat I not or could  handle easy. I can heft anything  you like to name with any man of  forty; but when it comes to words,  T'm bound to mnl.e-a mess on : 't.  Words come natural to tho womenfolk. So you toll tho boy, Martha."  Thus it came to Pass that Mrs  Meade ascended-the .sleep creaking  stair and went into the dim little  attic in the ghostly twilight, lior  footsteps on the uncarpcled boards  rousing the sleeping boy.' _ ���  '  "Mother," he cried, staiting1 up,  "I didn't take the plums, indeed I  didn't.",  "Bear heart alive," said Mis.  Meade, "who's thinkii.g of plums ?^I  know who had them, my dear, and  it wasn't you. You'io never slir.ted  in anything that's good for children,  so you wouldn't take plums, and  you'\e never told me-a lie, yet,  Philip."  Philip lay back on the pillow and  wondered il the fowls had got into  the garden when ho left the gate  open. "  ������Bojs." said Mrs. Meade, giving  him a kiss and cai clully tucking in  tho bed-clothes he had dashed asiSc,  "arc made that lilher and sprack  they can't bide quiet long together,  they're bound to be m some mischief  toaiing and siling clothes, upsetting  and breaking things, and stabbbng  all over tho house. I cried toiriblo  when mine were took, but I do thmk  to meself at times thoic was mc cy  in it. For however 1 could keep the  house decent with four stabbling  about,  the Loid only knows."  "I did mean to shut tho gate,"  said riiilip,   "but  I forgot."  "Never mind the gate, my dear,  but mind to shut him next time,"  she continued, smoothing the sheet  under his chin. "For a' boy you've  been a good boy, and me. and ,your  fathcr      has     never   repented, taking  here Mrs.  Meade's voice fail-  ban d-  you-  ed her and she took out her  kerchief to rhihp's dismay.  "Taking me?" he'asked, aftor/ a  pause;   "where from ?" '  "From tho workhouse," she replied. "Nobody know so much as  your surname when your poor mother died and left ye, and there was  nothing for it 'but the workhouse, if  Matthew hadn't come along and  thought of them We'd lost and had  it borne in upon him he was to tako  and'breed you up in their place."  Philip liad seen ihe workhouse  boys in their thin and poor uniform  at some holiday gathering in which  they were included, he had marked  their pinched and often vicious faces  Olceve had been tried for ill-treating  a young workhouse appionlioe and  ho had stolen Into the court to hear  tho case. He wound his stout little  arm into that of the kind soul who  had been a mother to him, and sho  kissed 'him and stroked the thick  hojr off his foiohead. Then she told  him how Matthew had brought him  home one night, that he was of gentle blood and of an origin known to  Sir- Arthur, who wished to educate  him with his own sons.  fAll this, in spite of her husband's  tribute -to hor eloquence and- Philip's  eager interest nnd frequent questioning sho clTocted not without difficult'  and much digicssion and repetition.'  -"But mother, what is my name?"  ho asked for at least the ninth time  for ho, was tiicd out with eight  evad\e .answers to this important  question.  "Afy dear," she replied, on being  thus 'brought to bay, "it's little  chance you have of keeping, the Fifth  Commandment with jour poor mother .���in her ' grave this seven years.  It's only her dying wishes 'you can  obey, which is, you was to bo called  Philip Randal and ask no questions"  Philip sighed; he had long since  discovered thai tho whole duty of  youth consisted in not'asking questions,, and the whole inteiost and> |oy  of youth in doing so. ITo gave Airs.  Meade's-ample foim a tight squeeze  and asked if he, was to'bo sent to  Marwell   Couit  lo   live.  "Not- if you 'don't want to go,  my, dear," sho replied, tendetly  stroking his hair on which the biigh't  silver of the moon���now shimmered  "Mo and your father wants to keep  you bad enough, but no can't bi ing  oui selves' to stand in jour light,  Phil. Sir Arthur would make -a  gentleman and a made man  of ye "  Airs.   Meade  went  on to  speak     of  college    education  and'of.   expenses,  leaching    far     into      manhood.      of  launching     a     youth in any profession.      "Then,  my   dear,"* she     continued,      "jour   father and me     are  plain   -people,    though    comfortable;  and wc.    know  ^manners'as  well    as  most;   and J. will say that for Mearii*.  never ,a bad woid conies out of    his  mouth,    and   always * takes  his     hat  off to  his     bctteis    ar-cl  aggtavatit-g  as .Cousin Jane may be, while .under  his  roof he's  never  nothen  but  civil  toiler.' Tho woist he ever said, was  one     Christmas , time 'when    Cousin  Jane     was     onluckier    than    evor'l  knew,, and, said things,made mo wish  the vittles" might" choke her.    'I coi.ld  wish,     'ma'am,    ^   say    Aleade,   . as  smooth  as cream,"   'your tongue, had  a  boon   made"- no   longer  than     your  temper.      You'd  ha"'been a,/ happier'  woman.'      Sho looked pretty straight  at him, but it done her good.   Your  father's a good man, my dear/  You  never     see     him  sit   down  to  meals  without t washing his  hands. 'But    he  and me. haven't got the manners  of  Sir Arthur and her lady-hip. Tboy'ie,  high folk      with manners  to' match.  There's  manners  and mariners,   same  as there's plain    sewing     and      fine  needlework,   and  there's  nothen,    no,  not     whooping-cough    or  scarlatina,  catchinger than manners       So*   jou  must think haul about it, and    re*-'  haps j-ou might put it' in your praj'-  cis,  my  dear,  to have a light judgment." *  "With'these words and a final    kiss  and"   tucking-up,     Mis.  Meade  stole  out    of tho    moonlit attic,      leaving  Philip in a fever of    confused      and  agitatiig    thoi gilts 'and bcwildciiug  feelings.' "   .        ' -  ���'He thought ho should never go to  sleep, he heard tho tall clock on tho  staiis stiike ten just as his mother  loft the room, but* befoie her 'footsteps liad ceased to echo along the  boarded passages, "''with hit* arms  still .flung wide,' the sudden sweet  sleep of childhood descended upon  his tired ejes and remained theio  till mornirg. .'  **A' few days'later '"Phi ip, in his  Sunday suit and clean collai, with'  haiii fieshly cut and an 'odor of soapsuds ' pervading 'him, started for  Marwell ' Court in a high dog-cai t,  diivon by a young groom', who was  inclined to smiJc'at the tender farewell which took place at the door.  Philip , looked back as long as he  could see- them with a sad, half-reproachful feeling; he seemed to be  dcsei ting. But this lowness of spirits was completely fo'gotton when  l.o icached Marwell Court, which ho  had soon many a, time from a distance but onlj* once ontcicd. On  that occasion ho was staying with  Cousin Jane, the wife of a burner in  the neighborhood, nnd aceom*>a-led  her on a visit .to the house-keeper,  who patted him on the head, which  ho did not like, and gave him plvim-  cako and currant ( wine, vvhkh he  did.  That lie might ever be master of  that fine building did not enter  among tho many thoughts jostling  in Ins email brain as ho swept up the  avenue, past one wing and rci'icd in  before a wide poiticoed 'cut'nnce-  Like a dreamer,' ho got down ' f om  the dog-cait and"* went up'the steps  and through doois magicallj- fljiug  open of themselves to a'dmit him  Heio we.e tall splendidly dre'reed  gentlemen in colored velvets, silK,  and gold, their heads more floury  than those of the men at the mill at  home; kind and polite in spite of  their bewildo'ing splendor, No longer Phil Randal, the miller's'boy, but  a fairy prince penetrating to the  heart': of some, dark enchantment, he  passed through a spacious and beautiful hall|P with a 'shining' mai'bln  floor, with pictures on tho walls and  white figures poised on pedestals like  wingless angels ready for flight, with  rich' hangings half-shrouding doors  and windows, and was.'almost'startled when the handsome lad who had  S4?.  ����� -teat  "Hullo, Randal, here you ara at  lrist," cned Claude, bringing the  fniry prince fi om ' 1 cgions of dim enchantment to the solid earth with a  bounce. "How aie you ? Come to  my mother's  room "  Philip ans'veiod him in a da/ed  wav and followed him upstaii s ind  along thick-cnrrctcd conido-s to a  room full of stiange flower-scents  and  pale blue fatin.  "Lady Ge. liude's room," Claude  said befoi e he opened the door, in a  low tone that implied something like  awe.   -     -    -  ,-       ;   _.  "This is Philip Randal, mother,"  he said, presenting him to' the boau-  liful, plainly-dressed, ladj- reclining  by  the  open "window."  "So you a-e Philip," sho said,  looking thoughtfully*at himT  "Yes, if j-ou please, ma'am,"/ he  replied, lespcclfullj-; "and I--have a  mother, too,"'lie added, standing in  front of her and lesting his elbow  on th'* arm; "she sent her duty to  you."  , "So you are not afraid of us ?''  sho asked, smiling as Phi'ip supposed that angels smile,', and ca'easing his lovoronl, upturned face with  hor dainty'-hand, white as a lily and  soft  as  a   rote-leal. _ "*"  '.'No, ma'am. " An'd I like j-our"  house, though it's the biggest-1 e\or  was in.  "Do, you like "small houses - best,  Philip ?"  "Well, you see,' I've, been used to  small 'houses 'all my' life," ho explained,, "and just at first a big  one feels strange. Besides, I 'didn't  know that people lived in such hue  places."  "1 hope you will be happj- in "our  house," she said, giaciously; "Claude  will show j'ou everything. Run away  now, boys, and^don't get into moie  mischief than you  can help."  Philip, kissed the hand that was  under 'his chin with a natural unconscious grace that gave pleasure, nnd  tho boys left,the room, Claudo with  an  air  of  idief. '  "By Jove, Phi'ip," he said when  they w'cie outsicio the door, "you've  made a (onque.st of hor ladj'ship.  She can't bear boj-s." * And, taking  him to the library to .Sir Aithur," he  forthwith,"to Philip's surpii^e, do-  scribed tho interview "with Lady Ger-  I crude, at the iccital, of which Sir  Arthur smiled and pinched Pliihp's  ear. ��� "A born "'courtier,"1 he said, enigmatically. Then sending Claude  awuj*, he spoke to Philip of his oii-  gin> and his intentions concerning  him, as Mrs. N Meade had aliendy  done.       , ' V ' ,  ' "Your foster-father," ho said, in  conclusion, ��� "wishes - you to do exactly what you like best. ITe is  quito ready to givc'up all claims  upon you, if you like to live with us  and share my son's education 'and  other advantages. r Theie is a pony,  for you alicady. You will go , to  school with Hugh till you are both  i oady for Eton. Run away - with-  Claudo now."  Dismissing him with a wave of tho  hand, Sir Arthur dismissed the sub'  ject as well, consideiing the event of  Philip's prefei ring 'Stillbrooke to  Mai well as too improbable to be  taken  into  account.  Tho few di*ys spent at Marwell  seemed months to Philip, everything  being so new and strange. Claudo  and Hugh were capital "companions,  fori a boy ...without brothers the  younger children and the little girls,  loo. we.e companionable. ' There was  so,much to enjoy, such va-tiety of  games and pastimes, so manj* books,  so manj* objects of inlo:ost, such  space for play. Claude oven had a  gun, besides Ti'-hir g-i ocs, crickot-  bats.a cai penters' tools, .and a boat.  Their rides in tho. park were delightful; the pretty shjejed deer"  ttai ling away from them, tl c pale  gray mass of masonry e\eiywheie  .showing-it--elf in some'new "and imposing light, tlie large giudcns, the  home farm, tho hanicrs, all cither  pleased'him or impressed-his fancy.  I!p liked to go with the othei* children _after dinner Into the long drawing-room, opening into a long vista  of drawing-iooms, and gloiided when  he fust saw it, by a blaze of sunset  falling thiough the, tall .wcslcrn windows, ho ^vandeierl at the . ladies'  gleaming arms and shouldeis, iheir  jewels and silken il'-thes, and likod  their gentle mannc: s and refined ac-  cen t.  "Well. Philip," said La'dy Gertrude, when ho stole up to a position  behind her sofa just after dinner,  "do you still think this a beautiful  bouse V And what do you think the  most beautiful  thing  in   it ?"'  "You, ma'am," ho icplied, without  hesitation to the gieat amusement  of some ladies staying in the house,  who wore near.  11 was a now wonder after this  glimpse of enchantment, to sec tho  fami'iar hedge-rows and. fields floating rast him in tho summer sunset  when ho  was  driven homo again.  ITc arrived 3ust as dusk was falling-; the lamps shono sparse and dim  in tho g*ay streets and we; c reflected from the bridge in tho still mill-  etream and there, under tho planc-  tiec, sat Mrs. Mcudc fn her homely  familiar, dress, with Jessie half-  aslccp on hor knee, an'd there, issuing: from the green shadows, * was  Matthew  himself.  How g!ad thoy were sec hlin again,  how Jessie clung to him, and how  pleasant and co-sey the homelike parlor seemed with the candle . lig-litqd,  the supper spreaii'^and Sarali coming  in with smiles of welcome.      "  '"Take your time, Phil, take your  time," his father said after .supper,,  when questioning him about his visit; "mind, it's for life, so don't 'decide in a. /hurry.' Philip looked in  his face    and   then in  his mother's  &-&&^&$-&g>��d��ft'^^ggggi:  AbO'Ut the  ��� ee��  CAUGHT ON THE SIDE.   jlfjJ  Camphor has the imputation $o  keeping away moths, but. rtioiil��  never bo used near sealskins, as^fij  causes this particular fur to' clia.ng*i  color, producing stieaks of gray "ant  yellow. <\-(>ft  Pie crust made of rich cream iin  stoad of laid will not hiirfanybody/.i  digestion. > < *��  A good manj- people would UK  milk mo. c freely if it wns not'genei^  ally skimmed bcfoio it comes to th'��  table. V*V  'Rice is one of the best foods YcV  people with impaiicd digestion. Few  care for it the way il is usually  served, a sodden, blue-tinged mess.  Cooked quickly, without stirring,frit  should be 'white, light, each grain  separate, and forms a basis for ti'.a  good   many  toothsomo  dishe3.     . ?"Jfe  Instead ol puttirg tho i-latos th(kt  aif> coveted with egg into hot-cHsh'-  water, thus cooking it on, rinse kit  off with cold  or tepid ,water firstf*"*;  A 7-weeks-old puppy made a. *iui��2  anco 'crj'ing for its mother overy  night until some one thought' -'fid  warm a brack, wrap it in a clothVaikdT  put it in the basket. The dog_ cad^  died      up to  it  and  went  to   --sleepi  ^'-"y* * i.   '   '�����$  '     '     WELL MAD?} COFFEE.,     'M?  In no  branch  of cookery -is "'knqwM  ledge   of  tho  right  way  moie 'cssbiv--  tial   than  in  that   which'has .to     dfe  with    making   the family bcvci-ageij*  "Without   this     knowledge,  tho ,,cw"  that  cheers  becomes in its wake m  digestion and attendant ills. �����      ^}  To make sure of a leally good ciii.  of coliec, ono must havo some Intel^  ligent notion of ���the bean itself." ,-���Ji-j"  commeice, the following vanetics a.r<|  commonly      handled aud pai ticularl;-]  distinguished     from     each       ollVef^  Mocha coffee,  which comes from Ara^f  bia and is known by-its small    fira��  beam.,  inclining  to  a greenish -tinjjefj  Java     or East Indian coffee, havin/S  large,  yellow beans; Jamaica    coffee"^  with"   beans  somewhat smaller     ahVtt  gicei.ish;   Bourbon   colTeo, 'wit-h^ -ybl'S  low and almost whiti-.li beans,     "^iffy  Surinam  coffee,   which has'* the iar^l  e.-t   beans.      Epicurean  talse iicrfen'-}  Mocha and  Java,  usually a miKtur}|  of the two in the proportion of oni-i  third  of the former lo two-thirds "^ci  the latter,  after having roasted cacS  kind   '-.eiia' atelj-. "*   -\j,j  Tho gic.il demand for coffee has lecij  to the cmploj incut of vaiious cheai;"^  or "articles as substitutes, notably]  chiroiy. But all lack the most _ inj,.j  portant constituent of the coQY--"f  bean, which is caffeine. 'Tis to ttw\  presence of this substance, togetha&'  with a volatile oil, developed P-li?  roasting, and astnngont acids, calle|^  cafteic acids, that coffee owes its,*5"K  hi!orating; and refeshing propcrUej>j|  and its power to allay hung.cr .ar4^  dimish tho wear and waste of t]*j^  body. - A��  SECRET IN ROASTING. ^  S  As much of Iho flavor and aroir'K  of the coffee bean "*��� developed - rijj  joasting,      it follows  that this .pr-l?  cess is oi.o of imp  home roasted     co  o:l.    UnforturatcK  itleo is    almost  ^S,"'  thing of  the past,  and in this    nifj^  be found tno secret of many- a     c/j*;  of indifferent  coflee,  for to "be f/riia?  tho bean must bo licshly roasted,Of  vittuo      the     i eady-i oasted      brtinjs.fi  raiely      possess,    but     wiucli  is  ��{*]���>  worth, the little extra  labor  it" (iV~  volves.   To roast coffee propcly,  Wtf  beans must be flr^t  pic' ed over; .tlil-J?  washed m clear water and thorosiQ4--*  ly diied in a- Flow ovon    The    hcv]  must     then      bo     increased  and."t?-,>j  roasting  accomplished   rapidly.   Si *j  frequently     with    a wooden spatui f  When of a liglu, brown color and't; J1  bean    becomes biiltle,  take at    qrl',  from tho o*. en ' j j | J  When tlie loaslmg is continued  Ijf *  yond this slage theteis alvicajs rati- i f  or less chairing, which dostroyes U,l\  flavor of tho diink.'   Some cooks *>)'{[  a     lump     cf    sweet butler inlo<t'S|  coffee .it tho moment it  comes    frtji ;  the oven     Othei s lecomineiul sliiTi"  in a bcnlcn  egg  when  the coffco    I '  sufheiontly cooled, thus removing"'*! >  necessity for fuither clailt.ving.  KV  l oasted  coffco  in  an  airtight     vos-;j|  of tin or earthenwai c V  Even after one has- oliLitncd bc��r|'!j  of the dcsiio'J aroma am' proper! !  roasted Iho same, il yei remains :  acquire the ait of making a whe*  some and savoij- infusion. A skil  cook can make a faiilj* good cup ]  cofiee from a cheap giade; tho ign ,'|  ant cook wlil convc t lhe clioi:s . !j  bean into . an insipid and drcf '  liquid which can i o dignified bj' ��� '  name,   though to  them it  STANDS FOR  COFFEE.     )  had heard themuse foul wm^/ once   '^^^^^^J*   fc^L^^A1"���   S  he had been taken to sec somo    ono  homo came bounding down tho wide ilo,Vft ..,,..,. .. ,,��� nimnri.f  at  the     workhouse,   once a man    in 'sotmcUew- staircase lo receive him.     j'oa���        "t0 -^ CouUnued.)  :1  All  sorts  of     apparatus havo   I"?  devised foi  making an     infusion  coffee,      ioino     simple,  others     \:  complex.     The French biggin is *,  known and  furnishes  tho easiest ���(  most sutisfocloiy method of filtoi'i)j!  coffee. Bj- this and similar     r  j  cesses the aroma, which is the lifiPJ  the drink is proseried���a thing \' ,  possible when the ordinary met/,'  of boiling is practiced. A stror'j 1  drink is -. thereby obtained, 'tis t;; ���  but at .the sacrifico of other . ".  more desirable propeitics. ", \  strange tb say, nine cooks in l' ' c  persist in boiling coffee, an'd when, '  pauso to consider the nature cf '' '  drink which in too many homes x: ' ���  querades as coffee, we no longer \\ , <  tier that those poopij rie.ioun'je "., , '  without moi'inciaiox.. .,   I  V : >l  m&sm  :^'''i^��*��3ss .V1>MN.    B,    Cv;     ii .<-*>��� UKDA-V,    AJr&'LL.    9,   1904  The Atliii Claim.  Published   ever-r    Saturday   morniug   '������  Tmb Ati,ik Claim  Huhushiso Co.  a.C.   Hnieom-BLo, Kuitob,   Pkoi-iuktgk.  Ofllce or onbliantloii Pen il S*., Atlin, K. C.  Ad/ertlaiiic- Knt��*<:   Jl.lX)   prr inch, nneh  Insertion.    Hemline KOtiues, 25   rent! a line.  Spnclnl Coiitre*-* Rules on npiiUcntion.  Tho Hub��ori|��*t*�� ririo�� is $5 n *renr pny-  eble In n-lrene*. Ro piper will lie iloll-erod  BnleM tliii ceiidlUon i�� conn-lied with.  sssz  SAVffJtDAY,       APKII.     QTH.,     1904.  K3SS2BSKZZBS2TSZ&  We are in receipt of a com :nu nidation which advises us that a very  large crowd of tourists will visit  Atliii this s-jintiKT. In view of  such fact it would be a wise move  cfor the citizens to make repairs to  buildings and have a'general clean  up so as to make everything look  attractive for the incoming visitor*,  many of whom have invested money in our mines and are willing to  invest more.'  The que*tion also asked of us  was to find out how 'many vacant  cottages wefe to be had, "nnd how  many people we could entertain.!  Quits a number pi the visitors will  spend a few months here ,"so that  it would appear to be a good investment for- those who own vacant  houses to have them fixed up and  furnished ready for occupation. -  Atlin is  today a   modern   to\vn,  and    a   little   effort   on  the  part  "of her citiiens will help to enhance  the value" of- town1 property.    Everybody should appreciate the  necessity of beautifying our magnificent townsite, and  we  trust    that  before the first boat  arrives  niauy  uew residences will be in evidence!  and that some of the old unsightly  shacks will be torn down,re-modelled and put in habitable condition.  liad a Good Time  "Micky''' and   His Friends.  One of the most pleasant eve'u-  ings of the sensor was spent iu the  apartments of J. H. Richardson, on  Saturday last. 'Mickey' entertained a few of his bachelor friends  where his reputation as a host was  established for all time. The Discovery Orchestra consisting of seven pieces, furnished the music and  a lengthy ,aud appreciated programme was rendereb. Supper  wa�� seived at one o'clock after  which all-joined -in ringing "For  he's a jolly good fellow',', followed  by the National Anthem. ���  Atlin,   Nugget  and Gr'ape- Rings'  And All Kinds of Je^'cllcry Manufactured on the Premises.  Why send .on* when you can get goods as cheap here? .' .  Watchos From $5 up.   Fine Una ol Souvenir Spoons.  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss Wa&lnnakers.  '��� \  ���C*C8^O��*Kt<,Kt*a����0*O*O*O*'K'*Q$*O*O*��*tt*  * THE'   KOOTENAV,   HOTEL.  A, R. McDonald, Proprietor.  Co��.   ElKJT  AND  TKAIMJR   Hi'J-llil���  rs.  NOTICE.  PART IV..  '���ffATKR   CLAUSES  CONSOLIDATION'ACT, lfc��7, A.VO AUKKD1NG ACTS.  UDIES' GNU)  Of St. Martin,s Church  tertain.  A Novel and Successful Social  The A. 0. U. W. Hall.  One of the most  successful and  enjoyable entertainments ever held  in Atlin, was an egg social given in  the A. O. U. W. Hall on Thursday  evening, by the" Ladies'  Guild  of  St.    Martin's  Church.    The  programme consisted of:���Vocal Selections by Mesdames Costigan, Stephenson,    Stables  and   Haslett  and  Messrs Stables and Lumsden; Recitation,   Miss   Edwards;  Reading,  Mr. Grime; Mr. Pilling in his usual  pleasing manner presided at the organ.    The hall was most artistical-  I3' decorated and  the  refreshments  were served from prettily arranged  tables presided over  Irj*  the  members of the guild, dressed in  white  and yellow to carry out tha  Easier  effect.    The affair was as much a  success financially as it was socially  having added to the treasury the  handsome sum of $40.    The aven-  ing closed with an* informal  dance.  The Ladies are to bs congratulated on the able manner in  which  they conducted this, their first so-  t!al.  - 1  1.   Thin "is   to  certify  tliat   the  "Sjiruoe  Creek Power  Coropftti),   Limitnl,"   established with the object of   currying-   ot��   the  1-ui.iness of a "power company"  within  the  menni-iK-of Part IV. of'lie "Water Clauses  Consolklation'Act,1897*" in the Atlin District,  t'rovinoe of Biitiali Columbia, and incorporated on the ISth. day of fabruury. 1901, has  submitted iu undertaking  to   tlia   Lieute-  nant-Govrrnoriii Council for approval,'and  tliat the said underluliii-sr, ax hlum11, by  the  ilocumrnts and plan fil*d, hus been approved  and that (nine is aa follows:���  - To make available water for the working  of a large   area   of  placer   mining  ground  whioh in at present unworkable, bej;iiiiilnc  at a point approximately   1,700   feot   below  the DUcorory Claim, on Spruce Creek, to be  known hi the "point of diversion of water,"  and     proceeding;    thane*    ueaterl**   along  Spruce Creek to its mouth, and extending  laterally on either side of Spruce Creek no  us to embraoe the Spruce Creek   Watcrehad  botween these points, the watershed of Little Spruce Creek and   that portion   of   tho  watershed of Pine Creek lying: south of Pine  Creek above tlie junction   of  Spruce  and  Pino Creeks  and   below   that   part  locally  known ns''StoveiKtyke;" 1 hat for this purpose the Company will ucqtiire by purchase  1,000 miner'-, inch eh of water to   be diverted  from Spruce Creek, using the present channel of Spruce Creok to the point of diversion  of water,  1,100 feet  below   the  Discovery  Claim, and thence by ditch and flumes along  the north side of Spruco Creek  to  a  point  approximately 8,500 feet   below   tho   intake  En-   and thotice by a sy��tem of steel pipe lines to  reach Spruce Creek at and along parts   approximating, rospee their, % 7,000  feet. 8,000  .feet and 9,000 feet below the intake.   To siphon with a SO-inch   steel   pipe   line  across  Spruce Creok approximately 8,500 feet below  �����   the intake, and thenco by ditch   and flume*  along the couth side approximately one and  a half miles, and   thence  to   reaoh   Spruce  Creek and Little Spruce Creek by a system  of steel pipe linos, at and. along-   parts   approximating respectively 10.000 -feet,   12.500  feet, and 15,0110 feot below the intake, and to  return ull of t>aid wuter into  Spruce  Creek  at un elevation  below   tho   intake   varying  from 75 feet to 275 feet. '   ^  2. And thin iu further to certify that the  Company propose* to br.rin their undertaking by extending the ditches and pipe lines.  3. And this is further to certify that the  amount of the capital of the Company,  which will be duly subscribed and paid up  before the Company commences the installation of additions, or exercises any of the  powers of the "Water Clauses Consolidation  Aot, 1897," Part IV.. iu that behalf, is hereby  fixed at the sum of one hundred thousand  dollars (SltO.lOU), and the further amount of  capital to be subscribed and paid up above  the cost of the flrot mentioned portion in  respect of the remainder of the undertaking before the same is commenced, shall be  fifty thousand dollars ($50,000).  4. And this is further to certify that the  timo within which the said further amount  of capitnl, namely, fifty thousand dollars  (50,01110 i��Jto be subscribed is fixed nt three  mouths from date Unroof, and the time within which the said undertaking and works  are to be commenced ia fixed at six months  from tho date hereof, and tiie date by which  all tho pioposed undertaking shall be in operation is fixed at two yoars from tho date  hereof.  5. And this Is further to certify that the  rights acquired hereunder are subject to  the "Water Clauses Consolidation Act, 1897,  Amendment Aot, 3904."  Dated this Ird. day of March, 1904.  CHA'ftLEB WILSON,  ' This First Claw, Hotel has been remodeled uud rrfiii'iindteil I liriiuslicnii       ,.  .   ' aud offers the best accommodation to Tri'.imieiil or Periitnuwiii  Guests.���Arnei ieun and I' itropciiu plan.  Finest Wines, ��fifEior& ami Qigterst. ,      v  ���  ^' . ��� /_Br 11ia r d s - a nd   Poo J.'  o$o��'iN3,'K'*o*o,'>o^oo*o-*':'*':<��>C'��  GOLD     HDDSE  DISCOVCRY,   B.   C.  STRICTLY   .FIPtST   OI.A.SS.  JOHN ,WOLTERS,   Proprietor.  STAOK    ��r     LIVEUT     1"N , CONNECTION.  V  0  s  0  I  b  x  U  H  *  6  S  sseli'  il  DIXOW    SP.r.-HERS,   Proprietors  \f  Pool    &  'Billiard  Freighting and Teaming     - <&  Free.*  Horses /and Sieiahs for Hire.  /  J.   H.   RICHARDSON,'-'  ATLIN   &  DISCOVERY.,  ��������������   Full Line of Clothing inst From the East  THE   LATEST   STYLES.  Complete Stock of Dry Goods  THE  SHGES.  LATEST    IN    HATS,     SCOTS     AND  GOLD   SISAL    GUM    BOOTS      .  Our Goods are the Eest end Our* Pi ices-the Lowest.  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.'  CAPITAL" PAID    UP   $8,700,000.  ResKKVC,  $3,000,000.  Branches of the Bank at Jeattte,  San Francisco, ' '  Portland,  Skajfway, etc.  Exchange sold on all Foints.  I  Gold Dust Purchased���Assay Office  in Conduction.  D. ROSS, Manager.  H   r-^fk BL-  E.   ROSSELLI,  Proprietor.  Corner Pearl and First Streets', Atlin.  B. C.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CHOICEST WINES, LIQUORS AND ClOARi USL GOODS A SI'LCIALTY.  Hydr-aulie   Mining  CUrli, of the Kxerntiv* ConnolL  1  HYDRAULIC   GIANTvS,    WATER   GATES,  ANGLE   STEEL "RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED  Pumping &   Hoisting  Machinery.  PIPE  Estimates furnished on application  The Vancouver Engineering Works, lS~.'  c/  1*98  p  4.-  *  ,  ^  *   r  ���**  t *��rv?'  . .. ^.t^    i.  * ri - ���*  -r   if  .- '    J  ' -' !��  ATIWUM,   B,CC.    SATGKDAV, AHRif,    9.    l*&4   s  THE - ��� ATUN--v TRADING  ��� COMPANY,  'LIMITED;  ���If  Big-   Clearance, Sale' of  Winter Drv   Goods  y j    , ��   .        , ' '     , , ' ^  -  As our Buyer is going East to purchase a Uige stock of Dry "Goods,    Men's all wool Giey Socks  #0:50  $3:00  - 3 for $1:00  we have decided lo'^acnlicii tlie s.lofk.jju hand, 10 make 100m for NEW'     ladies' Natuial wool Underwear $3:00       .1 '      -   ,$2:5�� su'1*  Goods to anive in Lhe Spring.     Below are a few of the many cut piices".      Ladies' Combination Stockings & Rubbeis ,,        -        $175",  Me.i's all wool Toques     '$0:75   & $1:00    Reduced    to    $0:50        , Wc  also ^carry   a   laige assortment  of lfloor and Table Oilcloth.  ���"���leu's Mackinaw Coals       $5:50 _      -        -���*-,, ���   .   ��4:00   -     Wall   Paper. ��� Men's'Leather   Gleves   and   Mitts.���German  'Socks,  Men's all wool Canadian Tweed'Pants.$3:50       ,,        --        $2:50        ( B1anket&. ��� Wool Mitt*, and Gloves. ��� Cretous & Flannelettes   etc.  Meri's all wool Halifax  '        ,. ,,      $4:00   ���   ,, - ��3:00 ��� A    3.   CROSS,   Prasidsnt..      N.   C.   Wheeling,   Secretary.'  LATEST WIRES  lUien--. As ie?>,��� II-.n-Lu*-.*.;,, lhe  Gcrm'a'i: Vice Consul al Sulla,   w.ii*.  V"  ruur-teied in levengc by tan .lUihun  beftgai who "uad been anebted at  tlie instance oi the Oeiinan Representative loi his pcisiMaii nu.1,01-  tuuities.        ��� , ,  Toronto, It is uuncicd Lhat owing toll i-��  continued'ill*health   Sii  William .Unlock would  at\Cjit ,ihe  *  Chief Justiceship 01 t:ic tiigh Oouit  o'Ontar.o" The ruuioi i*> uui coi-  firmed.        "    _v      ' - ,  Ottawa,���  'i lie   Dorninii n Gov-  ���    1  eiumeut has disallowed two moie  bills lhat ha\e been passed , b^ ;ihe  British Columbia LegislaUue "and  that are directed towaids the., exclusion of Japanese fiom Canada.  The Government cannot appreciate  the work ol lhe' Bri iuh Columbia  Legislative Avitiiii'ly in thi> direci-  .ion.  M. Hanataux, iii-.'   French" Wai  Minister   is  quoted   m>    pr^.iic.iujj  that China iv.il tike a hif.U" in   1 lie  war and urges Europe lo hew aie of  the perils of a yellow   Domination  Vancouver, B. C.��� Tne' Canail-  Northem has guaranteed to, reach  Edmonton this year.  Bombay,��� Latest available bubonic plague ie^oils foi ilie .'ulioie  of India tor ihe v-eek which ended  March 191b ->vowan ap'-albiij- mortality of 40 5-->, atiK'Ciea-c o! 7.000  over the .uce'iing week. In lhe  Punjab a.id ihe Xortinve-,t Pirovm*  ces, each, lac death late is 10 000  weekly, in Bombay-Province S.000  aud in Bengal 5.000. .  ��� Victoiia. ��� Colonel Muirhead,-  Military Commander at Esquimau,  died last week. <  NOTICE.  I'liii ty dii}**. fi om ilnti- f intonil t<-,it|ip!- to  I'll.*. Ohii'f ConiniisHionoi of I.niicU ami World.  fin-11 l.i'iis- of tin* folio wint*- dosci lbed tiuti  4)1 Inn I, -.Minimem-iii,; lit tlie South K.ist roi-  nt'i- l\ihl minuted on tlio No* til ��iil�� of Ols-  cuvi rj Axiii 110'; Atlin Tow nsite about tuentj  foot ".V est from South West corner of 'Lot 7  lilocli 1 in suit! Towiibito. tliouco Wost 3UU  ft-i't, thenco North 4MJ fpet, thenco Euat 2UU  foot to Wnst boiiiulirrv of illuch 1, Atlin  1'iin nsitc, tlic'uoc South aloiifr iiilo of W'ost-^  orii'houiiiluij of Blopli 1, to thctSoutli, West  rvrnei of TotO therein, thence KustMOO foet  tiii'iii'i* South to |K>int of conimonceniont, ex-  pi.ptiii1; tlieieoiit nil uioper Street allou-  uiiw'., ivikI the propel tj of the B C. Powor  anil Mniiiifnctiirmtf Compuny, Limited. Coi -  tnimiiK Inoacres more or le<;s   i  -",    lluted at Atlin, B  C. this thnd day of  Maioh3ai.4 -    -  ,   " *��� '     P. T. Trousrhton  . Vi/ilkiiis>on, P.L.S.      �� ���Wm> Bp��wn. C*E-  WILKINSON   &.  BROWN'-"   '���  i r ' ' ~  Provincial  Land,   Surveyors   &   Civil   Engineer?*-  Hydraulic .Mine  Enfjincering   o   Specialt)*  i -  Olhce," Pearl   St., near Third  St,. A TUB,  B.e  1*.  i ' '..J >i*i>i��-m��JM<.'  J       \    '  '. 'tf.'-i  ^H  ^ \- \  \A  Great Clearance Sale  NOTICE.  Sixty days from date we wiH-appl.v to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for  pei mission to purchase tho follow iu-*-,described Lauds, in the Atlin Dutrict. Com-  nieiicmg at a Post marked U. A. J). Co's  Soutli West Corner,about (500] Are hunched  ieet-Noi theasteil> from the South Wektcor-  iier of the Kloia hydraulic t.ench lease on  North bids of Pine Creek, thence Enst [20]  twent} chains. Thence .forth [10] ten chains  thence West (20) twenty chains', thonee South  [lu] cliaini more or less to point of commencement. Containing (JO) twentj acres more  oi less. _  Hi itish���American Dredeririff Compnnj,  by O. T Switzer, Manager.  Dated, Atlin. B. C. March 11th. 1%1.  NOTICE.  ALL  ! STEVENS RIFLES AND PISTOLS  ARC GUARANTEED TO BE  SAFE, DURABLE JHD ACCURATE.  sss^^^^^SZ^SESSSsssssimsmm^a  ���%mm  is Rnacoiiiitt9 liflo mid puts every shot  ���where you li��l<l it. Weight 4A pounds.  Made in liirse oahbers���.22, .25 and 33  Kim Fire.  price:  No. 17, Plain Sights,     .    .   $8.25  No. 18, Target Sights, .    .    H.25  "Where theso rifles nro not carried in  stock by dealers we will send, express  prepaid on rbceipt of price. Send stamp  for catalog dcsorjbmg complete line  ji and containing valuable information to  shooters.  The J. Stevens Arms ard Tool Co.  P. 0. Dox .     CHIC0PEE FALLS, UASS. I  TVTOTICE it hereb> eiron that Sixty day*,  ufter date I intsud to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  foi permission to purohase the follow ins  duM'iihcd land situated on Taku Arm, at  tne mouth of Otter Kirer���via: Comntti.-  uifr di a post marked J A P.Corner Post  pirn ed on the Lake Shore, thonbo in a West-  toil}* direction a unarter of a mile, thenc  in a Southerly dit eotion ori��*inile,~thence in  nn bukteilj diieetiou one mile, thenee follow iii�� the Inker shoi e in a Northerly direct  ion to place of commencement, containing  i.i all   1GU acres more or less. ;���  Dated  at Atliu, B,C. this Sth. day of  January 1901. '  J. A. Perkiusou.  For the next 60 days we will make a DISCOUNT-of 30-per cent  cm all Dry Goods,'Underwear,  Table.Linen' Shawls, "Shirts,   Tow.  els, and Crokeryv/are.        Wall Paper at cost.  These goods MUST BE CLOSED OUT by  June    ist.   to   make  room for Summer Stock. ' ���-  E. L. PILLMAN & GO.  THE  GI2AND  riOTCL  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL, IN THE NORTH.    EVKRYTHIKS  CONDUCTED IN'FIRST-CLASS-MANNKR.  .,  Francis   Restaurant In   Gonn*oU*m.  -  David" Hastik,  PaorRi-rroR.  Corner of First and Discovery Streets.  THE WHITEPASS& YUKON ROUTE..  Paoific   and   Arctic   Railway' and Navieoti'aa lloaipaay",  '!*. '  *"     .      ' Britiah/Columbia Yukon   Railway Cai-a9��Br; -        -  , ",      "* British Yukon   Railway Company, '   '* / i'*-",.    V  TIME TABLE.  No.SN.-B.  2'id class.  2. 3U p. m. ,  10.30-,,  11.10 a.m.  11*20'   ,,< "  2'��  6.40  No.l K. B  1st el.tos.  9. SJ a. to.  10 55 j    ,.  11.00 1  11- <15       ,.  11.15 1  12. 35 I p.B  2.10   ���  *. SO   ���  IN EFFBCT   JANUARY 7 l��Mr ���      -  . -���-*���  Daily axeept Sunday. , ^  No.   2. S. Bonad      N��. 4 S. Hvo.4  1st elass.   ~ *        Slid i  LT.    SKAGUAY AK.       4. JO p. m.    -AR   l.Ui.  WlilTKPASS    ' |*oo. ���"   '  j  ��'  LOG CABIN ,. 2.10   ��� ���       1. W M  1. S5|  ���.    1.15 J p.m      ,, ~   U. ��  11. SO   a.aa 10. 29  9. M     ���'    "LY   .    7.0*   ,  AR  UENNETT  CARIBOU  WRITE HORSK LV  Passengers must bo at depots in time to hare Baggage inspected aud afcevfcvd.    Ia.  spootioii is stopped 50 minutes before leariucr time of train.  ISO pounds of baggage will be chaoked free with eooa full far* tieiurt ai��d It pwu4i  with each half fare ticket.  THE  OF  Atlia   and, Alaska,  Atlin  Claim Block.  Fiitns aud plates developed and  pr'i.ted at reasonable rates at "The  Atliii Studio ". ELlarging, and  Copying also done.  *ta^t>  ea  ���ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS���  ��� The following Sailings are announced for the month of  March leaving Skagway at 6  p.m., or on arrival of the train :  Princess May, April 14th., 23rd.  aud May 4th.  For further information, apply or  J. G. CORNCLL.  * Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  TRY  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN  CONNECTION.  Headqitartera  for Dixon's stave.  me tree  DISCOVERY, B. C.  NEW'DIIMING ROOM   NOW OPEN,  Furnishing    The  BEST MEALS IN CAMP.  Finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  Ed. Sands, Proprietor.  OJT     BATHS  ���   IV ���   BARBER SHOP  F. Shields & Eddy Durham.  Now occupy their new quarters next  TT     X��     T**. A tC the Ba"U *' B" N* *���'  V'"' Str0Ct*  Write to     H. B. DUNN, Agent,   Tho 1)Bt|l roon,0��|.e equally as eood as found  Sk��AffWaSf. A4o��fca.    '<" ��it*��^   Ki*n*> Bateamoa fftr ladies.  J.D.  FOR j.  UPHOLSTERY  MATTRESSES  FURNITURE   '  HARDWARE  PAINTS & OILS  Atlin -ft Discovery.  The Royal Victoria  Life Insurance Co.  OF   CANADA  Capital    $1,000,000.  A.G. Hira��M��M, A������t.  Northern Lumber Co.  Prices for the Season 1903.  Rough, up to 8 inches, $35.  do       do     10      ,,        40.  do       do     12      ,,        45.  Matched Lumber, $45.  Sttdecing, $5.00 pef nx&o fw%.  .*��  $m  ii  h'l  ''A  ��� n  1 ji About"t��ie  mm  GOOD BESULTS.  Are Suro'to Follow the "Use of Dr.  Williams Pink Pills���They Never  Fail When Used for Blood and  Nerve Troubles.  Tho reputation held by 'Dr. Williams I'ink Pills not. only in Canada  but throughout the whole world is  ono that cannot be equaled by any  other medicine. No other medicine  in the world is so extensively used  as Dr. Williams Pink Pills, and this  extensive, use is due solely to % the  merit of the medicine. Those pills  aro not a common purging medicine;  they are a scientific blood rjulldor  an'd nerve restorer. Every doso heirs  create, new, rich, red blood, and this  new blood reaches the root ol the  disease .and drives it Irom the system. TJint is tho whole secret of the  success of this remarkable medk-inc.  Thousands and thousands testify, to  the value of these pills among tliem  being Mrs. Robert Gibbs.. Petit Lam-  equc, N. J3V who says :���"I wish to  than!: you for the goo'd results obtained from the use of Dr. Williams  Pink Piils. I suffered fi-om kidney  trouble and the Dains in the back  were ��� sometimes hard to bear. 1  used in all six boxes of tho pills an'd  tlio trouble lias entirely 'disuppeaiod.  1 would stronly advise others sufferers to use your pills without delay."  Dr. Williams Pink Pills cure all  blood nnd nerve troubles such as.  7-h'cumatism,-' ��� neuralgia, anaemia,  partial, paralysis, indigestion, palpitation of the heart an'd many  others. Sold by all medicine dealers  or  'direct from   The  Dr.  Williams  SHORT CUTS.  .'Thoro aro no short cuts to good  iKousekeeping���except for the women  lwith plenty of money and a husband  ���willingshe should spend it for labor-  Isaving "appliances and a good, stout  Tgiil to wield them, writes, a corrcs-  lijjoiuloiit. They  say  the   time      is  Tcoming  when  Milady can  sit  in     hor  Ivnsy  chair   and    press  a  button  and  Ithe work  will   be done for  her.   Hut  |for tho woman  of moderate      means  there are a great many little things,  costing but a trillo that .will help  to  lake houh-jwork a great deal easier.  IMany of us go  without .such'    things  rather than ask lor thcin,  or    under  the -   mistaken   notion  tliat  we     arc  paving something.     Well, perhaps we  ire   saving , a little in" 'dollars     and  tents,  bu<P how  about tho wife's and  lothcr's     time and     strength ?     It  teems to mc tj-.cy  are worth     more,  16 her family,  than the small    sums  Jho,  saves,   by  going   without  things  Iho needs.       For   instance,  1 turned  pancakes for years with a knife until  was just'going  to  have a pancake  lurner.   1   got it���cost 10  cents,  and  Ind it a labor-saver.  J'One .short cut is to  begin  the day  light  by   having   breakfast  on    time,  7iiich means whenever  tho men     aro  3axiy for it.      A man  doesn't    care  hethcr    the'   sweeping   and  dusting .Medicine  Co.,     Brockvlllc.  Ont.,   'at  Ire "done or not  if he has meals  on   SO-<jcents a box or six  boxes     for  Timo.   1   prefer  to get breakfast   tho   52,.10.  light "* 'before^-that    is,  have  every-  liing ready     I need not'mention tho  lifferent     things we can.do, but one  liing 1 want'to  lay particular    em-  fuisis oh.      See that there is plenty  hot water in the teakettle.  Then,  fter     everybody is ready for break-  it,   all      hands  will  not havo      to  lait for .water to heat to fill up tho  Jifoe-pot���such things    have happen-  li I '    Before  sitting   down   to      any  leal,   be sure    there is water in re-  Jrvoir or teakettle to heat for dish-  iter.   That is  a decided  short  cut.  It. do  not protend  to   be  a    model  Jusokocper���tar   fiom   it���but   1     allays have plenty of dishwater. When  lady   to    wash  -  tho     dishes,     take  lehty of hot soap suds, set the pan  |fy-a chair near; the  dining-room ta-  " put cups, saucers, spoons,-knives  Id  forks, 'yes,   and plates,   too,   'if  lore aie not too many, and they ore  It* too greasy���into the pan, get an-  |h'er  chair,   sit  down,   have     plenty  good clean wiping towels  (anoth-  one-oi the little helps women 'are  j-.liiied to  do without),  have     your  Tihcloth  in  the   pan   so   if  any  dish  Is  a little  washing you  can    uso  ,Now,- wipe out the.dishes.   .  -aKy._? No���just  an easier  way     of  ���ing,  that's all.   Not neat !  I used  \ think so; thought my dishes must  -washed  in 'soap  suds  and  scalded  Iplenty of hot   water,   but  I    wash  pm     this way now and my 'dishes  t-ays  shine   an'd   aro never sticky.  J takes more "dish towels,  but    I'd  Ihor wash towels than stand    and  Ish dishes in tlio old way.  Inc most  important  thing  is  have  place for   everything    and every-  |iK in ils place."     Ever hear that  3i-c?     It's  old,   but it's   true.      I  it takes more time to -hunt for  .igs     laid      down whore one uso'd  |m   last  than  it   does   to  go     and  them    where  they belong  when  is   through   using  them.       Those  'do  their  own  work  find  it very  ssaiy      to  have  things  just      as  Idy as possible.  lavo  plenty   of     tlio  little .things,  |i as dippers,  pans,   basins,     etc.,  we arc so  apt not to  have,  3  [w a woman once who lived in  mas*  tsoHc\  anufjactiirers  Insurance Company.  SEVENTEENTH   ANNUAL    REPORT.   '  The seventeenth annual meeting* of the shareholders aiid policyholders of the Manufacturers Life Insurance  Company was held in the Company's ^offices, Toronto, on Thursday, February 4th, at 2.30 p.m. ' The report  submitted was eminently satisfactory to all interested.  -"���      -��  A detailed-report of the proceedings will be mailed to all policyholders, but we believe that the average  bu3y reader will get a clearer conception'of the progress the .Company is making by having, as it were, a bird's-  eye view of its affairs.- '.''-', ���      -       , c.  Delow will be found (he figures pertaining to the main features of the business for 1902 and 1003 and tho  increases ; also a comparative statement of the Company's growth since its organization.  The growth made in 1903 is well shown by the following table :���  Net Premium Income   Interest,   Rents, etc /'  Total Cash   Income   Payments to Policyholders <".  Policy Reserves   Total  Assets..'   Applications  for  New Insurance   New  Policies  Issued  *.   Insurance in Force   ''-' 1902.  $ 1,051,815.72  186,074.11^  1,240,889.83 *'  316,550.03  3,753,892.00  ,4,406,329.19  6,542,336.00  6,082,336.00  30,152,883.00  1903.  $ 1,219,435.91  215,852.07  '  l-,435,288.'58  366,533.04  4,461,800.00  C, 136,668.52  7,764,542.00  7,294,050.00  34,392,303.00  Increase.  $   164,620.19  29,778.58  194,308.75  49,076.41  '   -707,008.00  730,339.33  1,222,200.00  1,211,714 00  4,239,420.00  The Manufacturers Life began business in 1887, and the following figures for four  year periods taken from its returns to the Dominion Government will illustrate its  remarkable growth and steady progress :��� ���' - ��� -v ,  wits  trips  "Lot  liircd girl, an'd the girl promptly informed Mr. Man that she wouldn't  wash* dishes in a milk pan or dip  water, with a little cup,'an'd the dipper and 'dishpan were forthcoming  next time he went uptown.  Another, thing Is, have your  about you.' Dpn't make two  down cellar vwhen one will 'do',  your head save your heels."  "I'll  confess   one  can' slight  things  nn'd    so     make short cuts to housekeeping,  but it isn't.goo'd housekeeping.      One  can  slight the ironing.'  1  do   it���but  it  goes   awfully     against  tho grain,   for  il"  there  is  one    thing  I  like  to  see it  is  the  bars full   of  white,   nicely  ironed 'clothes.      There  is one short cut I 'do not approve of  ���and that is, tho use of gray cotton  blankets as  sheets to  save  washing.  It  is not very  sanitary to  say     the  least.   They're     all   right if washed  often enough, but I heard a girl say,  "Why���they, save  so  much  washing !  Wo  didn't 'havo" to  wash  them     last  winter,      and   haven't    washed  them  this."       "(It was    March).    I      said :  "Didn't you wash them last spring?"  She said : "No, we Kung them on the  line and aired them good." I should  think  they needed  it.   i   may  be  an  old fogy���not up-to-date���but I want  my sheets  washed  every  week.  Ono day, when I was almost tired  to death (or thought I was), I said  to my husband : "Oh, 'dear I wish  some one would tell me some short  cuts to housekeeping."  Man like, he answered, "I can tell  you���do  less work."  -"T don't sec how you would manage that. The work is hero to do;  it must be done, and only one pair  of hands to 'do it." There were some  pies on the table I had made that  day and he said :  "Quit    making pios.   Wc can  along   without     them."       Was  man like ?      1  think,   perhaps,  pic-making  would   be  quite  a  cut in some homes.  I haven't  said   a word   about  sys  Income  Net.  Total Premium  New  Assurance  Year.  From Interest  Premium  and Interest  Assets.  Policies  in Force  Rents", etc.  Income.  'Income.  Issued.  December 31st;  1SS7  $       778  $     27,184  $    27,UI>3  $   165,732'  $2,501,500  $ 2,342,000  1891  - 13,236  184,106  .   197,3-12  431,010  2,111,100  7,413,761  1895  '39,245  324,449  '  .363,094  1,012,569  3,017,700  10,615,021  1899  72,018  510,500   ���  582,578  1,809,505  ' 3,579,100  .    14,368,230  1903  215,852  1,210,435 ,  ],435,288 '  '   5,130,008  7,291,050  -    34,302,303  OF INTEREST TO TOTAL ABSTAINERS.-  The death ratio in the Manufacturers Life has always been favorable in both  sections, but exceedingly so in the Abstainers' Section. The past year shows a  "continuance of this favorable experience. The death losses irTthe General Section  were 75-7% of the .expectancy, and in the Abstainers' Section only 41.3% of the  expectancy. The saving this year from low mortality in this section is therefore  53.7% as against a saving of 24.37,, *" ^e General Section, which means much  larger dividends for Abstainers.    Correspondence is invited.  HON. G.  W. ROSS, President. U. F. dUNCUN, Managing Directer.  ^���JJBW^  get  that  less  short  tern.     By all means Have a system.  a j Wash   on  Monday;   iron   on  Tuesday;  brick house, but for months had I bake     on    Wcdnc: day;    do odd  jobs  had some families to work for . she  would be glad to get her work done  in time to crawl into I ed at night!  There aro so many things coming1  up in housekeeping one can't have  an *iron-clad rule to work by���at  least I can't. "The well laid plans  of mice and men gang aft aglee,"  and I find that women's plans "are  quite apt to do tho same thing'  trow . .often we think at night :  "Now, tomorrow I'll, do such and  such a piece of work," and when tomorrow, conies other things come up  to do that must bo done and our  plans and our system, where are  they ?  There is so much to do���in housework���and so few short cuts, that  it is as hard to write on the subject ns it is to do the work and  have'it all come in where it belongs.  Things must all be done in just  about such a way. If one could always stay young, one could get work  out of tho way, so much quicker. I  use'd to wash, mop, churn, bake and  iron all in one day���twenty years  ago���but, alas I I .can't dp it any  more; and if soirte one could toll me  some short cuts to housekeeping���  that .would not siight ti-c work too  much I would he  '.cry thankful.*  the same 'sized 'cup. A s:i't-spoo:^ul  is' one-fourth of a fc.ispooiiful; , two  tea spoonfuls are equivalent to a  ilablcsnoonful. Two cupfuls male a  pint. About ' sixty drops equal - a  teaspoonful."*  For -c cry uso to which brandy is  ordinarily put in cooking, * boiled  cider is just as good. Boil sweet  ci-'er till reduced to one-fourth its  original volume.  A little flour rifled ovcr suet will  prevent 1l]e pieres sticking together  while   bei: g "chopped.  'Pry ou't the'leaf lard in tho oven,  suggests an exchange. Put the lard  into"a pan, set.,in the oven, let try  out  slowly,.and  while  hot  add     one  that, tlio  convicts  had   thi-s  news     u  interesting.       Even  in  an   institution  ��� of   iron   discipline,   like   Clinton   prison, there are certain old convicts who  t have* been     in     for  so .many     years  , that  they are to  the jail   what  trusties    are to a.   city prison,  like the  Tombs.       Ono  of  the   trusties      sale"  to a keeper:  "Is the new warden a hard man?"  Now. the keeper to v.'horn this waa  addressed hadn't even heard of Mr.  jDeyo's appointment. ITc w.as sur-  I prised, and asked what the convict  'meant.  1 1 "Whv," said tlie old-man. "Mr. De-  yo is the now warden,    lie was   ap-  teaspoonful~of salt  to each   quart  of |Poilllc>t1  to-day."  lard,   and  cook a  litte  longer.      One:    Tt  (hcIn l tako  Ulc Nestor  long     to  advantage of this method is that the -,find ont Ula" what ho 1,��l��l iusL hc��ird  disagreeable  odor    "of tlio "hot fafis'ns ncws  ,vas  I;lww"   then,   and      -had  not diffused through the house.  PUTTING  3AE3T ASLEEP.  do 1  to  alii re  Jdishpan or large dipper. Her hus-  I'd grumbled when asked to buy  thing for the house (by the way,  Ivas not a farmer, but a city.mcr-  |it, though I've heard that there  been farmers who did the same  Ig), so rather than ask she went  Tiout    until    she  had  to  have      a  Thursday; sweep and dust on Friday;  bake and clean up on Saturday; go  to church on Sunday. Sounds r.i-o,  doesn't it ? As a friend paid: "If  my lamps don't get cleaned in the  forenoon, they wait until next day,  for I will not work in the kitilien in  the afternoon."     I'm thinking if she  |om Crowp, Bi'onchites, Whooping Cough  or Ooids, You Can  Depend on  ases Syrup  r.  rss��@  rp��rranea  I en    breathing   is   "difficult     an'd  is .1 tightness in the chest   l)r.  le's'Syrup of Linseed  and    -Tur-  ] ne   cuts  away tho phlegm     an'd  tho air passages.  Ion the bronchial tubes an'd lungs  Irritated, Inflamecl'and soro from  1 coughing Dr.   Chase's  Syrup of  ed'P'\an'd      Turpentine,  with its  ig, soothing influence, acts as a  to bring relief and euro to tho  -Jed parts,  lie.Phas proven the reliability of  'av'prito family  medicine.       E-s-  [ ice y has     taught mothers that  Is no worthy substitute for  |*3hose"s Syrup of Linseed an'd  [���.inline.  'ig ftOJapasecT, of  simple  Ingredi  ents, pleasant to the taste an'd easy  to take. Dr.: Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turnentinc is especially  suited as a medicine for children.  When awakened at night ��� by the  dreadful croupy cough of her child  many a mother has remembered with  gratitude that she had this great  medicine at. hand for, instant, uso.  Promptness is everything in treating  this disease of the throat and lungs.  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linsee'd and  Turpentine; 25 cents a bottle, family  size (three times as much) 60 cents,  at all dealers, or E'dmanson, Bates  & Co., Toronto. '  To protect you against imitations  the portrait and signaturo of Dr. A.  "W. Chase, the? famous receipt book  author, are on every bottle. ,  DOMESTIC! 11EC1PES.  Yeast Cake���Four cii[>s light- biead  sponge; thiee eggs; three cups brown  s'ugar; one cup shortening; one and  one-lialf teaspoonful soda; one tea-  spoonful baking powder add fruit  spices to taste, and flour to stir as  stiff as ordinal y cake. Try in small  patty tin. This i-eeps moi.vt long  time. Half the recepe makes . two  small bais.  Omelet.���-Yolks of two eggs beaten  until light coloied and thick; two  tablospbonfuls of milk; ono i-alt  spoonful ca^h of salt, and pepper,  lleat the whites until still, cut and  fold them lightly into the - yolks  until just covered. Put a tcaspoon-  fifl of .butter into the frying-pan,  pour in 'the mixture. When brown  set in .the oven a moment to let the  top  dry.  Tapioca Pudding.���Put into one  quart of milk two-thirds of a cup of  tapioca that has been soakf'd over  night. One salt spoonful of salt.  Set on back cf the stove until the  tapioca becomes clear. Dcat the  yolks of four eggs with one cup of  sugar and one leaspoonfi.l of vanilla  Stir this into the tapioca fboiling).  licat the whiles very stifT, adding a  table spoonful o? powdered sugar to  each white, and place on the pudding  shortly befoie serving.  HINTS TO housekeepers:'  When the white of an egg is use'd,  the yolk is often left to harden and  is then thrown out. A t.easpoonful  of cold water poured into the eggshell, will keep it soft. If hardened,  beat In a little milk and tlie yolk  may be made usable again. Whites  of eggs must bo kept covered if not  used at once.  In making gingerbread, if tlio mo-  1 asses .'and butter are heated together before the other ingredients are  added  the cake will  be nicer.  Except whore otherwise specified, a  cofTco tup is  tho usual size intended-  in   recipes.      Measure  everything    in  If baby is restless or sleepless  not���give it "soothing" meJicines  make it sleep. 'Hicsc medicines  ways contain opiates, -and you  merely drugging tho little one into  temuorary insensibility���in fact you  are placing its life in peril. Restlessness and "sleeiilcssncss is usually  the result of some trouble cf the  stomach or bowels, anil if this is  lcmoved the child will sleep naturally, and awake bright and healthy.  Baby's Own .Tablets cure all stoma'.h  and bowel troubles, and'the mother  has a "solemn assurance that thcv  medicine contains no opiate or harmful drug. Mrs. Louis Ro\ille,  Clawas, Out., says :���"ily baby suf-  fci ed from colic,'cried a great    deal  been for some little time. to. every  one of tho two thousand prisoners in  the jail. It was only a shart time  before this conversation t hit tho  news had reached Ihe jail, and'how-  it got into the shops an'd work yards  no one knows. But it did travel like  lightning.  When Mr. Doyo arrived at the jail  to take chaiw. tho fonvicts knew ho  hod come,' although the railway .station is some little distance from tho  prison The k keepers      s.ty      that  they knew just what train' he was  co-'-hin- b> and know in the shops the  minute he ��ot inside the prison.wall.  The amount of information these  prisoners obtain', without any known  means of obtaining it, is staggering  to the oi'dinarv mortal.   f-  TIIE REAL  AND THE  UN'RIOAL  and was very sleepless.   After git ing  him 'Baby's Own Tablets the trouble Young Lady (in book shop)��� "I  disappeared and through giving him would like something in tho way of a  an occasional 'Tablet since. ��� ho "has , novel that is really interesting."  always l.-een healthy, an'd is now a! Proprietor���"Something of the ro-  stroi'g rugged child. No mother mantis order, or something realistic?"  ���should ever be without the 'Tablets [ Young Lady��� "Which would you  in the house."     You can get  Haliy's |recoivii]end?" v   -  Own Tablets from any dealer in^iu-d-l    Proprietor��� "QJi,        it's    merely    n  iri"e.      ny  if you write to The    Dr. j matter of personal  tiiKle.     In the romantic      novel   llie  hero  nnd   horoino  Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Out., tho .Tablets will be sent by  mail at 25 cents a box.  COH"VICTS GET THE NEWS.  Mystery  That Puzzles  the    Prison  Authorities. "Are  you   the society  editor?."   ask-  ,.,                                           .    .           .��� ��d Iho large wanton.     ".No, madam "  How  prisoners   communicate     with said  tho  onu  afkfn,,.y0[!    ..'t \ni  ���"',  one^ another    is_one oMlio mysteries the court rcpoi.u,P/.     "f.oa-ly/   x ^   --.._           ���  _..   . ��� surj>1.]st,dj     iiut pc,.ila[)3 yo,,"',}!!  do  marry in tlio last chap! or after all  their troubles are ended, nnd livo  happily ever after, while in tho realistic they marry in the first chiptcr,  nnd  llien  their lioublcs bo-Tin."'  Your paper said in the account of tho  affair at my hoitse that floral decorations 'lent beauty to the scene.' 1  wish you would Imve your paper  state that 4he ..floral beauty was not  'lent.    Everything was p,uid for." .  of the state prisons. Hero is an in;  cidont that occurred at Danncmora  illustrative of tho sort of thing which  sometimes stumps tho prison officials,  says tho New .York Sun. Warden  Deyo was appointed, the head of the  big. Jail in tho Adirbndacks something  less than a year ago. P The place,  had been '''Vacant' for a while, and of.  course there had been a good deal of  interest at Danncmora in the identity  of the new warden. Mr.Deyo got  his appointment in Albany, and within an hour after it was made every  convict at Danneraora knew about it.  This seems impossible, but Mr. Deyo  himself is authority for the! absolute  truth of the story. I ,_     ��-_�� ��     *^��    j. j  The  way tho    keepers first learned | Or, ��haS��5S Olilffflern  To prora to yon   Uiaft Cn  Clnto's Olnfcmcint la ncortMs  ami ttbiolute euro for cacl  unii every ��� form. o* ltohin(*j  blootllncanil protruding plica  the manufftotnwra have RuaruntooiUt. Eeoto  timoniul-i ln'lha'daily press and ask j-ournolfrl*  bora v.-liatthay thiuk or it.   You can uso It unj  Kot .vnur money back If not enrod. 60c a bo*, ��  nil cl-alcra or EDMA.vsorr/BATKi fie Co.,Toronto  ;' ?l  *.' S.ATS  KNEW  CAT WAS  AEOTJT.  They Never Saw the Cat and Were  on 'Another Floor.  "1 have observed recently a rather  curious thing with respect to the relationship between cats and rats, and  It has led to a rather interesting re-  ',flection," said a man who takes much  interest in animal life. "For a while  the -rats o*. oi ran my place. At night  there was no such thing as quiet  around the house. They would scamper across''tho^floor, * bump-'tip*~"*a*ur  down thetsteps\and cut all/kinds of  capers. We" secured* e^cat, 'and'from  the very time the cat appearcd'oh ftio  THEI DURE IM  , AfflffOENTOO  DODD'S     KIDNEY PILLS     KEEP  UP    THEIE,     GOOD  WORK  '     IN NEWFOUNDLAND.  v  place the-rats began to get scarce.  I "TRerc is nothing curious about  this fact in itself. Hut to my persona? knowledge tho rata have never  seen the -cat-;/The-"cai iHih" 'rdmaincd  on ono floor and the rats on another.'  There has" been no chasing and no  conflict between them. Now, I want  to l*now how tho nits know the cat  is on  tho place. tl  "The mrjuiry has rau-cd rue to' in-<  dulge tho moro interesting reflection:  TTow far can a 'rat detect the presence  of a cat'by the sense of smell? Evi-  ��� dontly a considerable djsLancc. Else  the rats; at my place" would not have  knoiMi of the cat's pie&cnce under (ho  ciroumstnnccs.. I'm quite ^suro that  (hey have novor scon the1 cat. "But'  they know ho is there inst the same,  and they ha*o been awfully cautious  (.inoo his, nriival." ' '  . You will not remark, while a guest,  that you  do not like tho1-food  which'  has been  .served  (o yc*u   .  TIMELY   CALLING.    '  How tho Pastor Saved a Life.  Christopher'Bishop/JV.ls How His  * Wife and Brother Were' Brought'  r-wBacknta^Health.i,and*^Vigor.'*v-" ���"*  Clarkjs Beach,*," t Nfldf���Eeb.<,-29.���  (Special)���Among "th'ov..spleii'did'i'cur.es  made b'y'Dodd's IOdnoy Pills in Newfoundland is that of Mrs. Cluutopher  Bishop,_ofJ,his. place. Tho story of  hor sullermg-and cure is'told by her  husbarld  as.*follows: #> "7f  ' ."My.'w'ifci siilloi'ed for ���'three'' 'years  with a weakness in tho lower pait of  Iitfr back followed by a shivcring.cau-  sing weakness. Her legs weto-swollen from hor knees to tho fecU and  she had <a <,pain '��� in the left side just  under  tho rib's. ,  "Two, doctors , nUeiu'o !��� ln��t. Ii.it  failed 'to cure hor. when she' doci'ded  to use Dodd's Kidney Pills. Tho ic-  sultSjWoro wonderful! and^ now after  using''five'boxes,' tho swelling and  weakno's are gone and the pain is  gone with them.',   ,   -,   - . **    ���  "Jtfyi brb'tlier.' too sulYereVl a licavy  pain in tlies back and four doctors'  failed to give him relief. 'Eight*boxes ol 'Dodd's Kidney Pills made'him'a*  now man."b _ _ <-1 .���... j7 &Ui.  li*Tf\yo'u don't'eurb the pain" m "vmir  back by-usingjDodd's Kidne.V-I'lll'-f.a  "L!iLKi'ow��� into, something,worse-  Dropsy or Rheumatism 'oi Uli-jlit'i  Disease. ��  i    .��� ,   y ' ij y       ��� \  ^      v -' ' i   '     i      1.  .' J  *���   i .' *,  Jh  M.  L  %&{&^v��$>'^ifjnu  q>&r\ Mb  L,. ^Sunlight 1 Spap,������ wiIL���not -.injure  your blankets or harden them.* - It  ;will make them soft,, white "and  fleecy.'-   " *  "   ' -  ^&&&s ~C&<tl/ &3i��ty -$&. jftiAs <&e4J*.  6?U  ^j>  Lsnnavraiwxvssx)  SHORT AND LONC  DAYS.'  The day"iS"'longor or'shorter as yo*u  go  north     or  south  of tho Equator.  OIT   Cape   Horn,   50   dog.   south   latitude,  the^daysT   in-.; mid-winter-,, aro  about nine hours  long.    Tne longest  day at London  is si.vlcen  hours  and  a half; ,'ati Stockholm, eighteen* hours'  and  a, half;--,- at,llamburg,  seventeen  hours;i at St. reteibburj^ the  longest  day     has     eighteen''."hours' and   tho  shortest /he,  at Torncn,  in-Finland,  the longest day has twenty-one hours  and ,   a 'half   and"    the ^shortest   two  houis and a half; at Spitsbergen  the  longest'day is three'months and'"1   a  halt, ' ��� ... ,  - r  &K*��--��a--fc**a^^ -  B.B����E? . BETTER   ~  A man near Fort Gay, W. Va���  made an entire failuic in getting  strongth from tho kind of food .ho  ate and not knowing that the trouble was with the food kept on losing health until tho doctors eave  him up  to  die.  , It was supposed to be consumj.f ion'  bcca*ii&e he was wasting away s'cad-  ' lly and slov.ly dying His minister  callod from time lo tune jnl ono  day brought along a Dackigo of  Grape-Nuts thinking from wiiat he  knew of-'tho famous food that perhaps it might help him. The sick  man took to it at once and p fipm  that day began to get well. 'In  wiiting he says. ��� -    -     -       t. ;,  "1 walked to town to-day 3  miles. Have gained over 40 pounds  in about 2 months and my neighbors  don't know what to. Say. I ~ frequently am told it was as if I .am  rariscd from the -dead. Everybody  here knows of my'case,.you can tell  people to write "to the-Postmaster  or Rev. L. D.'Bryan."" I will make  a sworn statement _ that Grape-Nuts;  saved my UfoV * "Name--given'by*  Postum Co., Battle Ci*eck,'Mich.  This is J another illustration, that  where all other food fails _ono can  be brought -back to health and  strength on'Grape-Nuts.' "There's a  reason."."-- ' . /" -' . u ,', ' .<_  "Look in' each package foi-"the  famous little book,' "The' Road " to  . Tellviile."  ���  -  ��� > ���. ;   .J :  Doctor   (cheerfully)���"Oh,  I'll    find  Vou will never remind a cripple of  hit deformity, or probe tho soro  spots of a {sensitive sotil. .'''"���' ���'.   ;  HAD  A SPLENDID  YEAR     ~  The Independent  Order of Foresters  apparently h'ad^a splendid year.duung  1903      The net addition to* 'the mem-  beiship during the twelve months was  14.J23.     This   is   considerably   larger  thari  the  net  additions  during  1902.  Tho .death rate vf.a.s also, lowor^being  only G.46' against G.OO in a thousand |  as compared   with   1902.     This'indicates how, careful  this great  Internal Society is in its selection of "its  risks." "The enormous work which" the  Order, did..in hclping��.widows  and .'orphans may be undeistood from'   the  fact that it pa'id to^them'-during last I  year no less than  ��1,542,639 01.    In  sick benefits,the members ,of  tl^e Order Jreceivecl,;Sl92,l'G3.71, and 'totally'  and;pormanehtly-.*ciisablod'brethren received   ��81,719.91.      Notwithstanding  these large and helpful payments ,   to  the .membership  ythei Order increased  its already, large accumulated     funds  during the year by the enormous"sum  of .51,234,236.97i?.-The totalcaccumu-  lated funds "of the" O'rcler on February  1st,   1901,   amounted .to> $7,518,852.-  09.    The above is certainly a wonderful record. ��� Dr. Oronhyateka,-the Supreme Chief Ranger, is certainly*; to  be  congratulated ,.. upon lt the.results  which 'aro^\ flowing ">from~his  lahbrs.  Thc.total membership of the���-Order,  '-"now     over     220,000.���Daily   Mail  { "It seems an awfully high" price' to'  'ask for it,"  said  the customer. /.'It  is all (Wool ?" " "I .should say   not,            lephe'd the-salcsmon.-v.handling Ji tho [gigantic Tnd^ojosiaT midertalL^ ���,-  piece of, goods, cai easing ly. ' 'Why,,~ er - attempted "by-'maff' ;' The *- creat  madam, look at it'again     ,J.t's more  Wabash lin7�� i<j*+i?n^���i,r ^���.i���j .,���._..  than "half high-grade cotton 1"  *   *     ^      " *  $ioo Reward, $ico.  '      '.* OVER THE  WABASH.  To tho groat World's'Fair.-'st. Louis,  Mo., opens April 30th, closes December 1st. i Covers' 1^40 a'cros,'cbst  more Jhan ,��50,000,000..' .Tho, ��� most  ..        . .        .    .     ^^ ^^  Wabash line isHlie?only railroad that  ow^s and controls its own rails from  Canada, direct to the World's Fair  gates.    -   '*   ' *     .-   ��� >> ' ,  Tho    new^     supeib   and  magnificent  trains   built   especially   for   this   traffic,  places '.'tho  Wabash  in  the      very  rank for,this business-.  you  __ "Don't you get'dreadfully tired, of  Smithkins'   jokes?"     "I  have     never  hcaid o^io."     "Vihy, I thought  knew Smithkins."     "I do."  An admirable Food  of tha  ��23  Tho readets of this paper will ba  ple.ised to loarn that there is at least  ono   dreaded   disease   that" science      has  .been   able  to.cure  In   all  Its (.tages,   and l (,,.,  that   1h   Catarrh       Kail's   Catarrh -Cure       ��  li the only positive cuie now known to *' or_ full particulars, address any  tho medical fraternity. * Catarrh being . railroad agent, or J. A Richardson  a/constitutional .disease, lequucs ,v a I r,,^ -r.���r��� , 4. \T V, ���"���"���"���"aso">  constitutional  treatment ��� Hairs  Catarrh I     SL*   l a&s- ���-aS^-l   -W.   E.   corner    King  ..C'uio;-*--   taken-internally,   acting   direct-   and  Yonge  Sts.,  Toronto. 4  ly   upon ,the - blood ��� and   mucous * surfac-*  T"'-      -.   ���     *���-       _: ' ,  Finest quality and flavour.  cs of- the'system, thoieby dostrovinff tha  foundation of tho disease, 'and giving  the patient strength byf.buildmg.up^tho  constitution and assi&ting.-iiaturo 111/doing it's work Tho proprietors hava  'so much \ faith in _ its curative . powers  that they ofier 'One' 'Hundred' Dollars "foi  any cuso 'that Ut1 fails to'tcure.'- ; Send.-foi  list  of 'testimonials t Vj'a'--     yJ   .  Address  P.   J.   CHENEY   &   CO .  i " '    Toledo,   O.  Hold   by   aH*��Drugf--tsts,,**75c.7V--<'V  ,"1."   ,  "Take   Uall's^'Family   Pills   for.conHtl-  Dation.    r i-v--.'-. /V*.-".-  1 �� l  ��� '-- -.      ~   '������ '"Al? ':i.,iyy-  The Old Man "(before retiring)���  "N"ow, remember _ (my v* commands,  daughter���lights out at ten* o'clock."  (And*Koin>.ten /to .twelve! she"--I a"nd  Cholly, sat in thetdark.)    '      >- - ;  and Empire, Totontd. Feb".  16th.  out what" nils you before long." Patient (shuddciing)���"Say,* doc, am I  10 near  autopsy   as  that ?"  to  and  Butte,  Anaconda  to  Spokane and Wcnatchee,  ONE-WAY  RATES.  Every day from 'March* 1" to" April'  ijO, 1904, the Union Pacific .will* sell  One-way   Colonist  tickets ^at^the  foi-'  . lowing rates from tho Missouri  River:"  520.00   to    Ogden    and  Salt  Lake  City.  $20.00  Helena.  522 50  Wash.  ��25 00 to Everett, Fairhavcn, 'Whatcom, Vancou\cr and. Astoria, via  Huntington   and  Spokane.  ��25.00 to Portland and Astoria, or  to Tacoma and Seattle, via Hunting-,  ton and Portland or via Iluntiugton'  Mid Spokane.  ��25.00 to Ashland, Roseburg, Eu-  prone, Albany and Salem, via Tort-  land.  S25 00 to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Ran Riegoiand"many-~othcr.*Cali-  loinia  points.* "'  ,   ,-} {. *J   ? ;���"*���  lrrom Chicago ancl StV Louis proportionately'*" low' rate** are in cfTcct  by lines connecting with the Union  Pacific to all above points.  For full information call on or adores-, F. H. Choato, G. A.,' 32G  Woodward Ave., Detioit, Mich.  You will not have two sets of manners" one for. '/company".,.and one  for home use' ' '  PtSI-Oo'aitJ with nauseous, big purger��,  prejudice ."people.against 'pills''generally.  Dr.tAgnew's Liver Pills are revolutionizing  the pill* demand���they're bo pleasant and  -easy to take���the doses'are, small and so i3,  ehs price', 10 cents for 40 doses. Bilious-  nes"s. Sick ^ Headache, Constipation di>  Delled.. Works hke a charm.���53  -   f  '���*   .' :  .����� -- ��� - '. *  ..^Gilberti-'/i; went to the lunatic  asylum yesterday-^���" Noyes���","AnJ  they..let .you come aWay? Perhaps  the places were all;taken ?"* ������ -  ���  - .  . or Over Sixty Years  fmnJV^l "m 8 Sn?TaJ' o Svuur h is been tise.l bj  i'���,0"'f,theclJlI,I't<;ft"��s'l>''irni.iii.��liuymiaiii. ouiei  wind colic rpRiilatcs the nt oninch nnd howoli, sud in tin  ?.w *^.*4r."'*-=,��*^ Ihrou^Lout tho world    Uo sure and  '   j "5 ' w 1-Nstow s aoormso H .-m;*-."    13-01  ^Bertie��� "I don't want to go to bed  yet, sis. -L want to' see yo'u ana Mr.  Shepherd play- cards."t Lucie���"You  wicked boy to think we should do  such a3 Hung1 . We never do it!" Bertie���"But I. hoard momma tell you to  mind , how you played your cai di  when'Mr.  Shepherd came!"  Nutritious and Economical.  48���21     .  BASTEBO'S  77  KINO   3T.,   EAST,  TORONTO.  SfNClAL  SALE OF  tend fo.- cntaloff.   We give extra value.  Raw Furs ancl Qonsins-,   S0111I for prlco lirt  -     11���04   * ''  M\h Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  ���' ?33.00  to'the Pacific ' Coast';  Via the Chicago-Union"&-North-West-'  ein Lino from^Chicago^daily^-- during  March and April,"to\San.-Francisco,  Los Angeles,-'Portland, "Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver and other Pacific  Coast ^points. ;,Very low rates to Helena, Butte, Spokane, Ogden and  Salt Lake City. Coriesponding low  rates from all points. Daily and"*per-  sonally c'onducte'd excursions in Pullman tourist sleeping cars to San  Francisco, Losi Angeles and Portland,  through without change, double berth  only ST-00. Choice of routes. For  particulars address B. II. Bennett,/2  East King St.,-Toronto", Ont."'.,      w .  f/iinardVLif&iit 'Cures Dandruff.  Old Gent (to small* boy, who is  nursing a skinned .knee),: "Did ," you'  fall down, little * chap ">" Small  Boy,: .VYer didn't think I fell up and  dashed agin a cloud,  did yer ?"  "Of course, I will be uglier some  day," 'she whispered. "Impossible!"  he replied, gallantly. And- he wonders that she sent his piesents back.  Bright's Disease ��� Insidious i  deceptive! relentless 3 has foiled  hundreds of trials by medical science to stem  the tide of its ravages���and not until South  American Kidney Cure proved beyond a  doubt its power to turn back the tide, was  there a gleam of anything but despair for j  the victim of this dread form of kidaey  "disease.���54  ��� He���"I think I'm a fool " She���  "Well, dear, you told me it was a  wife's 'duty to agieo with her husband."  Dominion Lino Steamships  Montreal t<j Liverpool >*     ��,  Portland to Livarpoot  L.Mgo and 1'as.t fateuniships Supenor  accoiumodution for all cUiit.es or pas-  teii{,eis Saloons and Staterooms art"  ainnlahips 'Special attention has been  Given to (.ho Second Saloon and Third-  Clats accommodation --For lates ol  pahsuges and all * pai ticu'ars, apply to  uny agent ot tho Company, or to Passenger   agent ���.���..��  DOMINION   LINlil   OFI-'IOns   17   St.   bailment  St ,   Montroal.  ,   YOOB OVERCdATS  nnd fa-lrcl Suits irould loo1- hettor iljroil    It nn hfrtt  of aim in your to-*n, irr.ti' direct Moi.troal, Cox 153  BRITISH  A-W-iRICM-l   DYEINQ   CO.  EIONTHEAL.  lard Tables  The Bast at -tho Lowest Prlco  Wrlto for T��rmo  RESD   BROSb,   M'f's   Oo.'S  7S3 Ktns S*. ��V.  4  32-31  . ��������>     ..���  "'Mint do wo want with gold and  prcc.ous stones?" f.airl tho proud  young mother, passing fondly upon  tho baby. "Tins is fortune enough  for us." "ITuht" grunted the Uther,  who had been walking tho floor nearly all night. "f'm glad Foi tune  didn't knock twice at our "door."  m  HEQDAGHE A��0 CATARRH  fietteved   in    IO   Minutes  That dull,' wretched 'pain- in* tho head  "ust over the eyes is ono of the surc&t  ��igns. that tho seeds of caturih have  been sown, and it's your warning to  administer tho quickest and surest  ,'treatment to prevent the seating of this  ,dreaded malady. Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal' Powder will stop all pain in ten  minutes,   and  cure. ..-. .;'���    .   ���   lg  Ur. Agrnov/s pintnipnt soothes all skin  ' iHsoasosr "35 Cents.  --"Now, little one,; what would'.you  say if I woi o to give you these ?  Would you say, these is good apples  or'those-aie good apples?" "How  can I tcll^till I eat 'cm?"  Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant Soap Powder dusted in trie  bath, sottens tho water "'and 'disinfects.  JOodger (quairolling with landlady)'  "l haven't lived in lodgings six  yeais for nothing:" Landlady :'"No  and you're not going to li\o hcic for  nothing either."  Grand  Washington.  Excursions.  Via  Lackawanna   Railroad. March  18 and April 15, ��10 irom .Buffalo  Limit ton days. Through Philadelphia and Baltimore. ' Cheap side  trips Full particulars, A. Load ley,  38 Yonge St., Toronto, or Philip  Fox, Bufialo.  We   believe-MINARD'S  LINIMENT  fs the host.  '  Matthias Voley, Oil City,  Ont.  Joseph Snow, Noiwoy, Me.  Chas.   Whooten,  Mulgra-ve,   N.   S.  Rev, It. O. Armstrong,     Mulgravc,  M. S.  Pierre  Landry,   senr.,   Pokcmouche,  N. B.  t Thomas. Wasion, Shcll'icla'. N. B.  ���t-fv  illoard's Liniment Relieves Heuralolft  ,He���'.'Miss-Bfightley is cjvile "-tunning to-night. She has no idea how  beautiful she looks " She���"Oh, yes  sho has I But it's an exaggerated  one."  Baby Humors.���Dr. Agnew'3 Ointment soothes, quiets, and effects quick and  effective cures in all skin eruptions common  to baby during teething time. It J3 harmless to tho hair in cases of Scald Head, and  cu$*s Eczema, Salt Rheum and all Skin  Diseases of older people.   35 cents,���55  Issue No. 9���04,  '-    ON A GRAIN OF  CORN. ' "      >  A' Flemish ai tist 'has produced what  is said to be the smallest painting  in tho world. It-is a picture of a  miller mounting tho stairs of his mill  and canying a, sack of grain on his  back. Tho mill is depicted as standing neni; a terrace. Close at hand  aro a horse and cart, with a few,  groups of peasants Idling in the road'  near by. All this is painted on the  smooth side of a grain of ordinary  white corn. It is necessary to examine, it under, a microscope, y and  it is drawn with perfect accuracy. It  does_ not- _cover a half-inch- .square;���  nnd it la In many 'respects one of the  most remarkable art products of the  daye  ARF,   WOMEN     R13ALLY   STINGY?  Aro women meaner in giving than  men? .It cannot rightly bo urged  that they are. Women, after all, in  buying or in giving arc commonly  making uso of money' that others  have earned. They, have been trustees off other people's ' money for 2,-  Q0O years, and long uso has made  them careful of-thelr trust. Of course  the, petty .meannesses of a ceitain  kind of woman have afforded infinite  opportunities for men's jests and  contempt, but those p"etty meannesses  are nothing in comparison with tho  trreat meannesses of really sordid  men. |  Don't think because a name looks  attractive on a visiting card that the  paying teller of a bank would iccog-  ni<��* it at the bottom of a check.  Mliisrd's Liniment for sale everywhere  CURED BY WILL-POWER.  Mrs. George Todd, of Stanhope  (N.Y.), has been an invalid, unable  to walk, for more than three years.  The other day she was reading an  article stating, thnt hy concentrating  one's will upon ono subject that object would be accoinj-lisl-cd. Sho  desncd veiy much to wall? just then  because it was dinner-time, and nil  at once she found sin was able to  walk.    After dinner sho walked bnclc.  When  the littlo folks tako colds  and coughs, don't neglect them  and let them strain the tender  membranes of their lunga,  Give them  @  I*  A9LL    KINDS  TRUITS  69  And Farm Produce g-enerallyB  consign it to .us  as l we will get  you good prices.  THE  Dawson Commission Co.,  - ' TOHONTO.  LIM'TH'  T.  J'.  W��   EnIcLUnS '  It will cure them quickly and  strengthen their lungs.  It is pleasant to take,  Prices, 25c, 60c, Bad $1.00.   803  p  I  YOUR GROCERIES all Over-  Kitchen.    Send for ono of Our  m  tP0ie�� GAB  -i! !*o  31  \m  In Oak, with Sloto.l   hack. Sent to  any address on receipt of 51.75  Sesmeti  Iftr  15���04  . Co.-  PICKERING, OKTAEIO.  Do not send stamps.    Agents wanted  THE  3 feet wide, 4 fee* hlp-h, inclndlne htngoe and Iatoh... ..........$2.75  ���ia foet wide, * feet "high, lioclniibiff hinges and latoh ���.,....���......  5.75  Other sixes in proportion.  PAG&   WIRE   FENCS   CO.   Limited,  Supplied  by us or  local dc.-uor.  203  WBllcorvllle, Montreal, Winnipeg, St. John tm^u-HijuuLvSuettrUrf*-  f    "    .'.   i  'i      i'"'  .VfTUlN,'    B. 0.'.     JSATilKiiAY,    Al'k'L  9.     ll>>-t,  lli<  a|  I  .  i ���  |ni  C  Tli-  H  ,.JL   -J��� -.-I���  KICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Otiurch el Btislantl:  St. Martin's Chursb, eer. ThlrJ atxi Tr��i��-  ���r *tre��t#. Sunday'icrrisas, Matina at lis.  ���a., KT��[itonsr 7 :S0 p. ni. Celebration of Holy  C��niD>nr.len, lit Sunday In eaeh month and  ���u j^rovlal oeeaiiout. Sunday Soliool. Sun-  day at S p. in. Committee Meetings, 1����  Tiinr��J��j in each month.  Rev. V. L. Strnheiiiou. Beotor.  fit. Andrew'* Pretbyterlau Church hold  a-n-rleea in   the Clmrch  on   Sicoixl  Street.  lleriiln; Mrrloe^nt llrveultigr ��er*rlce 1:80  guuday Suhool at the eloee ef tbn oiornliiK'  asrvlec. Itev. B.Tiirkinston, Mlnlitor. Free  Reading; Room, to which all ara welcome.  rail i'i . ���,  anjjijt.j_uuL��i... g'lmiajMxsnu'auBmuiuau.  We regret that .Mis*   Ashton's  name was omitted from'the  list  of  those who,assisted in the program.  me on  Thursday  evening.     Miss  '.       ���* .  Ashton'rS song was very  sweetly  rendered." '  Over thirty people- arrived here  within the last few days, those reg-  istered at the,Grand are: Dr. and  Mrs. Young, B. M. Stevens: W.,1?.  Reynolds, F. M. Wood.  Royal Hotel:���H. K. Sbaeffer,  C: Hewitt, L. Duke,'A, M.   Davis.  Kootenay:���I. Ross, A. R. Bates  W/Goddard. >  Russell:���R., C. Daman, J. F.  Stirsky, M. Brophy.  Wc are pleased to note that Mr.  C. R. Myers has re-opened his well-  known bakery; all old timers thoroughly enjoy and relish his excellent pastry and for bread he can't  be beat.   , .      ' !"���*-'-'  STABLES   &   LUMSDEN  Mr. Thos. Switzer, general manager of the B. A. D. Co. is "on  the  McDonald's    Grocery    makes a  specialty of fresh eggs and butter.  * Mr. J. H..Brownlee,lnw forpied a  co-partnership with Mr.T. H. Taylor, Provincial JLand Surveyor, who  is also a Civil'and Hydraulic Krgi-  neei of large experience. >, Mr. Taylor practiced his profession for 'several years in East Kooteney The  office here will be opened about  April 15th. with Mr.Taylor in  charge. '  We bid Mr. Taylor welcome' to ' trail is expectedand  momentarily  the camp. Mr. and Mrs rBrownl��e  are going to California for a well  earned holiday and will- come into  Atlin by the first boat.  FreshEggs just arrived at E. L.  Pillman &--���o's.  Dr. Young,  M:   L.   A.   and  his  bride, '(formerly    Miss    Rosalynd  - Watson), a: rived en,Thursday last.  They are registercd-at the Grai.d.  Fresh Garden and Flower   Seeds '  at C. R.-Bourne's  We   are  still  doing  business at the  Old Stand H  THE  IRON    STORE.  ,  And are to the front with Fresh Eggs  and the best brands of  Butter,   backed, up  '       r   ��� ' '     ' '-        I      '  by a full line of Groceries? best brands on the  Market.    .   ''    '!   .-./.*"   '      '*     '���    \ .  .OUR   MOTTO:   Fair treatment to all  ' t OUR   AIM:   One*'a Customer, always a Customtr.  Mr; Irving L. Ryder will probably return* here with Mr. Brownlee  on the.first-boat.  ' Latest *'��� Magazines, Periodicals  and Circulating Library at E. L.  Pillman* & Co/-     '   *  Mr. E.'M. Stevens, of the West-  inghouse Electric System, arrived  on Wednesday; he is here to put  the"plant of the B. A. D. Co. in  working order. Mr. Stevens is  registered at the Grand.  Stevens Single Barrel, 12 bore  Shot Gun.    Apply Claim Office.  H. E. Symmons and Davie Williams have taken over the Nugget  Restaurant,' Discovery and are running it in first class style.  Well assorted Stock of Domestic  and Imported Cigarss at Bourne's.  BORN:���To Mr. and Mrs F. T.  Hamshaw, New York, a daughter:  If you want a good meal go to the  Quick Lunch Room, Mrs Henniug  proprietress.  'FOUND:���Silver locket, in A.  O. U. W. Hall. Owner can have  same by calling at the rectory, and  Paying for this notice.  New .stock of Stationery, Letter  Heads, Bill Heads, Dodgers, Posters, Cards, Programmes, Invitations, Envelopes, etc., etc.  Atlin Claim Office.  W. G. Paxton, Notary Public,  has taken otficesinthe Claim Block.  Stevens  Crack Shot Rifle.  THE  BRITISH COLUMBIA POWER  ' ^"    < ���  *  - '        ','.-' and;;, . '       . r  MANUFACTURING..Co.,  Limited.  ELECTRIC, LIGHT RATES: ��� Installation, $3:50 per light. ,  16 Ofktidlo Power incandescent SSiGG par month per light.  \8 ��� ,, ��� SltSO ,f  Cheaper, Better, Safer, Cleanlier; & Healthier Than Oil..  A new rifle. . 20-inch barrel.  Weight 4 pounds, .. C.--B. caps  arid .22, short K' P.^-Haa an  AUTOMATIC SAFETY: and  cannot' be discharged accidentally. -~ * ���������'' -v.- _  Price Only $5**0  If these rifles are not (Samc# in stock  by yonr dealer, scti<l'price arid we will  send it to yoa exprcas prepaid;'-;--  Send stamp for catalog describing oom.  jjplete line and containing valuable information to shooters. ..^.  1   The J. Steters Arms ikd Tool Go.  CHICOPEE FALtS; MASS.  j l'. 0: Biz  MODBKN STBAM LiUMDUT IK CONKaCTIOH Wa8H BUMDI.KS COLLECTED   A     DXLlYCMa.  Better Work and Cheaper Rates than any Possible by Hand Labor.  "*���- -' ���, �� , (  J. D. DLME.  ATLIN   &   DISCOVERY.  if'��?]��y-Sr'��;-?Vc*  '&te��,&r  ^  The Rise and Fall.  The lowest and highest temperatures recorded for the week ending  32nd.inst, areas follows:  Shelf and  Heavy, Hardware*  Tin and Granite War��---Miner's 61 Blacksmith's Supplies.--Doors and ;\Vindows.  FURNITURE  ANB   MATTRESS   FACTORY.  LOUIS   SCHULZ,  Wholesale   and    Retail    Butcher  FIRST     STREET,    ATLIF,   B.   C.  April 2  24.  above t  ._ 34 above  3 ���  27  _ 37  4  28  34  �����  0  9  36  6  18  34  7  24  : 3��  8  22  38- .  ROYAL   HOTEL.  DISCOVERY,  _~  O -  B.   C.  BROWNLEE & TAYLOR.  * i  PROVINCIAL    AND    DOMINION"  I.AMI-)     feUmVISYOKB.  Consulting, Civil and Hydraulic Ensiueen.  Atlin,' British Columbia  CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS 6V CIGARS.  ALEXANDER   BtAIN,   Prdpcisftor.  FOR :  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  XOTrCE ii h��reby Erlv��u that tho iiartno-v  ship hitherto exlstlnsr between Georiro I.ce  Garden and DaTid Livingstone Hull has heou  diaiolved, nnd all assets, and liabilities contracted by cold Gardon aud Hall have been  taken m��r and astuiued hy David Lhiutr-  stone Hall.  D��ted nt Atlin, B. V. Teb. 80th. ItKtt.  ft. L��o Oard��>ii,  B. I.. Halt.  WANTKI) Special Kepreientativo in thia  and adjoinin-r tarritoricv, to represent and  ndvertlue nn old i*��talilisliad busineis houuo  of solid financial utanding-. Salary, $21  weekly, with expeunej, advanced each Monday by check direct from headciuurteri.  Expenso-.advanced; poiltlon permaaout.  Vtu furniih iivorytlilnsr., Addrefii. Ihe Columbia, 030 Monou Bld^., Chicago, I]].  Call and get prices at  THE  MEAT  MARKET  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST   OF  QOODS  Sam.  J^heostono,   Pnt&*  First Street,   Atlin.  I KEEP NONE BUT PRIME STOCK-SLOWEST MARKET PRICES,  ALL eld Stock returned to L. Schulz.  fimut I  HAS   REOPENED  Fresh Bread, Pies and Cakes.  Reams to Rent.���Board ��y the Week.    ���    C. R. Myfrs, Proprietor.  '       I  <**  ti  s~ssm  ��� V*   -����w^

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