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 lib i  I  If  II'11 "���*  m  ��  m  P'f  \&i  l��i'  K  i i  If  Ei  hi  ,>  , '<  I  I  3'?  St  iqii,  I  i  i  -?i'i  r  s  I"  .*ii  fc'.i  is."  ,f���� \       ��-     ^J ���   *J   tJ J  (        r  ".    ''    !  / i  /  ,y  VOL.   9.  ATLIN',   B. C,   SATURDAY,    AUGUST,   ' i    1903.  NO/211.  Dominion Government Sign  Agreement 'for  all   Canadian  Line.  Convicts Escape From Folsom Prison. ��� Proposed Change in  Liberal  1 Platform ��� United States Order Rebato on Salmon Imported  1  From British ' Columbia ��� Steamer  North Pacific" Wrecked  ������ '  Near Vancouver.  The Grand Trunk Pacific.  Ottawa, July, 29.���The Dominion  ' Government signed the Grand  Trunk Pacific agreement on Tuesday last. The all Canadian line  will be commenced simultaneously  at Poit Simpson, Peace River Pass  and other points.  Convicts Escape.  San Francisco,0 July, 29.' ���On  Monday i3"convicts 'escaped from  Folsom Prison/ California. They  killed two guaids and seized ��'the  rest using them as shields against  ' the galling guns ' They carried off  the Wardens with them, and are  still at large. '  Several were killed by the posse  ���which started in -_ pursuit almost  immediately after the escape.1  Liberal1 Platform.  - Victoria, July 30.���Victoria Li-  ' berals propose changing Provincial  platform as several planks are dead  issues. A convention will probably  be held to make the alteration.  ���>* Duty on  Salmon.  Vancouver, July 30.���The Secretary of the United States Treasury  has ordered rebate on duty on  British Columbia Salmon imported  into United States. The Cannery  men here will appeal to the Government to retaliate.  Wrecked.  The steamei North Pacific,  during a fog, struck and sank on  Craven Rock Vancouver; she had  14 passengers neaily all of whom  were asleep at the time. No lives  were lost principally owing to the  fact that the water was calm.  The Maitilandei also struck and  giouuded near Marrowstone at low  tide, it is not thought she suffeied  any damage.  Set Type by Telegraph.  M. Darsonville  has submitted to  the  Academy of Science an invent  ion for typesettings by telegiaph,  an electric cuireiit being mane  lo pei foi ate characteis on a  moving band connected wilh  a type-setting machine.' It- is  claimed the contrivance, which is  the work of M. Rodmal, will dispense with ti ansa iptions altogether.  Collision.  Richest Pay Ever Found in  ' Atlin.  No. 85   below   on   Spruce. /Yields  ��� 1. f  Its    Golden   Deposit ���   $60  in    three    Pans���$2385  for  22 hojirs work.  - A collision 011 the C. P. R. near  Gait, Ont. caused the, death of  Hugh McMillan and Donald Mc-  Phersou, of ,Dutton, and Thomas  Pinhale, of St. Thomos.  Fast Atlantic   Service.  The British Government have  made an agreement . with ���* th*.'  Cunard Steamship Co/ which will  subject the use of the whole fleet  as cruisers when required; 1 the  Governmert will pay $5,000,000  for the construction of two additional steamers.      l *    _  Fisherman   Drowned.  James Mulcahy was drowned at  Steveston by the capsizing of a  boat belonging to the Colonial cannery. James0 Mahoney, who was  with him was saved after clhiging  two hours to the upturned bottom.  He was half dead from cold.  Ciudad Bolivar Taken.  Caracas, Venezuela.���The city  of Bolivar was captured by the  government troops last week after  a desperate fight. Many revolutionists were killed.  Hold   Up.  Two masked men held up the  Anaconda Saloon, in Seattle and  only succeeded in getting $20.  Rev. J. Pringle Back.  The Rev. J. Pringle arrived from  Dawson last Wednesday; he will  take the regular service held at  Allin and Discovery. All are  welcome; the Rev. John Pringle is  well known and will undoubtedly  have a large attendance.  Eaily in the week we heard the  repoil.of a wonderful rich strike on  Spruce Cieek and' upon investigation we' are able to publish the  following account:  Messrs.,,Williarn aud Chas. Queen,  who are located on No. 85 below on  Spiuce, struck a wonderlully rich  pay streak in the benches* The  first three pans yielded no less than  $60.60. Mr. - Muidock McKay,  who "heard of the find, panned out  $27.20 for one single pan. In*the  next 2*2 hours' sluicing the clean up  totalled ,$2365,00 with only four  men shoveling into the, boxes.  ��� The Queen Bros, have 900 feet  of flume and over 1000 feet of ditch  and have justturned' on the water;  it is, certain that1" the result-of the  season's work will astonish even  the owners themselves. , ,  That the' strike "on Queen's  property is not the' only pay dirt  on Spruce is evidenced by all others  working on, that Creek. ' *  Irving Bros, on S3���4 below  who averaged last season over 3  ounces a day'to the man are^ now  taking out 40 oz. per day with 6  men working.   .  Broe aud Smaill, Bulette, Muirhead, Miller and all otheis are  reaping a well deserved golden  harvest.  Mr. C. B. Gaddis has low completed the ditch work on Spruce,  and will now start putting in the  flumes.  He has forty men on the construction work and will have everything in readiness tor working on  a large scale next season.  Blue Canyon.  Jackson and Leatherdale have  just completed their new 10-foot  overshot wheel and have started  work on  their  valuable  property.  They have a long line of sluices,  a bed rock flume and are iu fine  shape to do good work this season.  An'  Atlin Favorite.  Miss Hughes, the popular teacher  of Barnet school, was presented a  handsome book by her pupils; she  is well liked by both parents and  chifdreu, so much so that she will  return to Barnet after vacation.  We are not surpiised to hear this  news as Miss Hughes wasa general  favorite here and  is  sure   to meet  with friends wheiever she 9;oes.  - Tourists   Today.  Mr.' Benj.     C. ' Waniick,    and,  paity of *-ix aie dueto'airive  Iseie  on todays boat.    The visitors ha\e ,  engaged rooms at the Grand Hotel.-,  Mi. W. J.  Robinson  is  coming  lalei with another party of tourists.  Good Work on  Spruce.  ���    '   *   *!  ir      l .       r , (  - )    "��� 1'-  "    -; ">  '. ;  '<"���<. if'V ���  ..*   i<y  y  A       }'        It.  '     1  I J  '  .(.,    v i-   I  , i("h y,  Mr. C. B. Gaddis,  left'for Seattle (l  last  Monday    to   hairy-  up , the      , ���-.  lumber and pipe in Older to completd  the  instalalion'of   his  plant this    >l  season."  The ditch  line, over  two"  milesJ,loug. is now* completed;, aiid ^  a splendid piece of work it is.    The  ditch  is  7 x  4 x 2%   feet. '^30  inch  syphon   1450-feet   long  has,', v\,  been put across the creek.      ' ,    <  i *> 1  1   Mr. I-Iays Ha'zlett,  of California  is general superintendant and  Mr.  C.    ~L,'. , Blakemore     is - assistant    ��� ',      yV    ^  superintendant of the .works;  thcy%, '      Vy,"  h ,",(i ���,'  are employing 42'men. '       , ���  -<*      ���.% ,  , . iyM{/ -..,-. v���  .   r.   ~ ���y ~ '' y   "���" ' ���, '.^v iksla^  ���- / *���    .i��vri  Mf/~ i  '  -,"   ,���" '���*- WaA -j:is'   "  ' ���      > ��� i ' y '  -    -,'>',.-,   '       '\ "'"-''v'    jM-"     ..it'^'VVfii'v^  'J The heavi-.:-'!.' parts- of the Dredge"'t/; "'v ^i" Z^t%  weie taken   up  to Gold   Riin 'last       "     ' "���' ;'"'.'    >  -Thuisday,  single pieces .of "which . '   "   y.i ..  *  ' �� *���   -   1 ^ '**  -       ItJV,      -    1.^1  weighed 7% tons.   .It.wasa, sight,      .,  ,r .    ^J^.y-.H  to   see^how  Dixon's-team  of six   '��-  ,v    �����*   "-1- ', '  horses "hauled   the  heavy' loaded'"' *   v     ���    ���   .*> > - .  wagon up the'hill from the wharf.     ' "  ���"     ���*. ���"-.'-*'"'�� l.'  So far 520  tons of machinery and  lumber have been hauled, and still  moie is coming over; it is expected  , ,.(- s.t  ,' ,  that  everything   will    be  011   the     t'    _       ���  \,  B. A. D. Co's ground at Gold Rim   ' .i,'  next week. ' ' l J   ���' .?"i  'I  /''' 'The Dredge.1    '���    /  ,1"  I  ...-. '���  r/  Placer Mining Association.'  A meeting was held last Saturday at the Nugget Hall for the  purpose of discussing' the advisability of nominating a candidate  for the Provincial House.  Mr. Green, chairman, opened  the meeting and after discussion  the excutive were desirous of postponing the nomination of a can- ���  didate, or formation of a platform  until such a time as other of the  parties had come into the field.  The frieuds of Mr. John Kirkland,  who was an aspirant for the nomination, were opposed to this and the  question being put to a vote resulted in the nomination of Mr.  Kirkland as the Labor Candidate  to represent the distiict.  We understand that Mr. Green  has given notice of his intended  lesigsiation as chairman, as he was  not satisfied with the mode of  pioceedmc. As the Press wa*-. not  admitted we are indebted foi the  above news to or.e who was there.  )  *^+^u*'jti*&rtMJj.'VV'm^wntvm*���*Tm��miin  ���W'Miuiniiim^iJiiuuiiiMiuwi^^ - -JUL *\Sfoi*��- ,  ' 'x&ji\\i>.  ^aa* VrrtftJ? icrfa-Aii^sfcS^tttasttii i -Vai**.  ����t*">|/iMii.*Hy.fflM��Si. ?��i'iU!j'J1.';'li��'ijj*''t*!ii 1-i niii���i&i-Jti^WiiJAju^A'.fc-f  Xitf-tiuiim.1.. "&&m(i���lit* iLU(i-iAiAitjJU.f:f  _^-ji^Vw)iJaatAnuiijj'i^iiWju&HJ^Jl-fciyrf-ttiiid*^iWt.  ndfcf Jt Jt.& rt jLAJ.il -uj��*J�����-���y ��^.,,2  fr-  ,-ir-H  o~  Qur Leader  and Rearguard;  John Lloyd I>e, D. D., Pastor  ���Westminster Pres by terian  Church, New York City.  -1  r  - 1  ��� i  i  4  B  'r  > f  ,ii  -  H  The Lord will gro, boforo you, and tho  ��od of Israel will bo your rearguard.���  Isaiah,  111., 12.  ' ( There is somewhere the story of a  crystal stream whose waters flow forever   over   rocks   made   red  with   human blood.   And, although-this stream  has flowed'on and on for ages, it cannot wash away the crimson stain, for a  martyr here gave up his life, and,his  blood remains as an eternal    witness  j    to the truth.   And men approach this  r _ vtream, it is said, and clasp each other's 'hands above    the    blood-stained  \    vocks and renew their vows to heaven.  This strange story has',its fulfilment  -    bow im our Memorial Day, when rc-  ,    ngion   and  patriotism  clasp  hands  a-  !    fcove the "graves of the departed her-  |    ��es, North and South, and renew their  j    vows  to   God and  man. *  To-day  we  ��� p)act    the garlands on the graves of  ,��he soldiers who  gave their lives for  ���ur eowitry, and it is well we do, for  there  are   throngs  of  people* coming  daily, to our shores from over the seas  >'who d* not know the matchless price  , paid for our liberty, and who do not  know the rule of this land to be "The  \\mtA wfll go before you."  We bow reverently at the graves of  Ah silont army, whose'lives still speak  lo u oi sacrifice and triumph. We  nme mot to look for scars and wounds.  . As nature in' this* springtime hastens  ^ lo ,k*al' the blemishes of winter, so  gentle 'time vhas covered rthe sorrows  ���ad sns of forty years ago, and there  aises over all tlie glory of divine leadership, for, "the Lord will go before  j��u, aad the God of Israel will be your  ���eargaard."  The nan who examines the blade of  pass trill see the plan of God written  then.   The man who studies the hist-  ��iy ol the past will see tlie divine plan  ' Miffilitiop with precision and grace.and  - *y*\\ arrer doubt that God leads the in-  0rl9��al and the nation.    Thank God,  , mat i*y of doubt are past, for we have  ��� Max* to brow that Christian manhood  ���toes tfiampbant over all.  How, thest, will the Lord go before  peti ? Mot in visible form, surely, for  ���bat would discredit    man's    mission.  God does aot ootne to earth to prepare  overytbtag for man���plan path and all  ���and tbea lead him as though he had  ���either sight aor sense.      No; ' God  liiacbo* man to use what He has given  Was.   God leads by the preparation of  (fee past   We travel the highways laid  oat years ago by our forefathers.   We  ������joy the liberty purchased for us by  ���fee patriots of former days.   We take  up the work prepared for us by those  who bare finished their journey.   We  possess the heritage of Christian citi-  -onehip purchased by the blood of fallen  beroes.    We dig in one mountain be-  niM there is in it the precious gold;  Ml another, and find the diamonds, for  God  attracts   us   by   His   treasures.  Wow. these  all   are  the   leadings  of  ike Lord, though they seem so natural.  The Lord will go before you then ;  aot in His dazzling form of majesty  aor by a voice of thunder from the  iky, but by the beauty of his truth repealed in His Word; by His immediate and divine influence, which we-often think is of. ourselves; by the grandeur of Christian manhood; by the  iweetness of forgiveness, by the  Innnity'of His love; by all things good  ind beautiful which can remind us of  our Heavenly Father. He goes before  as always if we love Him, unfolding  with uns.een hands the map of our live3  *nd seeing that we fill in the parts  accessary to completeness^ Yes, He  poes before us even in His death of  jacrifice, as the soldiers whom we honor to-day went before us preparing the  glorious way. Let us ever follow Him  ls   obedient  children,  saying :���  well the Puritans guarded tlif.r past  >y taking care of the present. See how  vViiliam Pen left no enemy in his past  o take away the rcpiiti'icn when he  was gone. If, then, there is to be a  glorious past, in family or in nation,  tallowing these days in wh <:n we live,  we must see that the present is full  of the means of defence. We must see  lhat we have a surplus of confidence!  in men and of faith in God to make  op for the man who has none. 'For  Every ignorant man wh'o lands upon  Dur shores yuu must add a little to your  tnowledge and influence to balance the  (icales  toward, the   right.    For,    every  murder or other awful crime such as  have been coni.nuiod in the last few  days in Russia you must increase your  righteousness as much as possible. For  the doubting, tlie faltering and the discouraged we need men of strong faith  who will work out joyfully the great  decrees of Providence. Columbanus  once asked his friend Deicolus, "Why  are you always smiling ?" To this the  other *" replied, "Because no one can  take my God from mc." ,  We rejoice in this ��� our ,quiet confidence in God, which secures to us a  settled past and a glorious future. We  are glad to hear to-day this voice which  in the incident of the text was spoken  to God's people when in slavery in  Babylon, "Do not hurry, take your  time, do your work well; you are safe,  for the Lord will go before you, and  the God of Israel will be your rearguard." '  plenty of this ground food, have grit  and water always before them, there is  no reason why oo per cent, of all chicks  hatched should not be raised. I have  raised 06 per cent., and so can you.���A,  E. Alden. in Rural World.  . __!  |  The Quietness Too Much For   Him.,  A West'Philadelphia druggist   who  recently became'  the  proud  father  of  his first baby was called to Baltimore  the other day on a business trip, says  The   Philadelphia   Record.'    Early, in,  tlie afternoon the telephone bell in his *  home rang and his wife answered the  call.     Hubby was at the other end in  Baltimore.    "It seemed so funny not  to # hear 'the  baby  crying,"  came   the  voice over the  wire, "that I couldn't  stand it any longer.    Can't you bring,,  him to the 'phone so I can hear him?"  Wifey   woke   the   child   up   out   of 'a '  sound sleep and he very accommodatingly began to bawl at the top of his  Hngs into the receiver, while his mother held him in her arms.      This continued  until  the  baby    had    cried 8c  cents   worth   over   the     long-distance  wire, when    the    happy   father   rang  off. y  For Stockmen.'  Food Value of Dried Vegetables.  '   One of the most remarkable peculiarities of the lower organisms," as exhibited in seeds    and other vegetable  bodies, is the fact that they are capable  of withstanding desiccation    for very  considerable periods without losing capacity'for'germination    and development.   The vitalized   crystalloids    and  colloids   which   possess   the  power   of  assimilation    ani metabolism    appear  capable of having.all uncombined water  removed by evaporation without undergoing molecular disruption by the loss  of their combined' water.. They    appear to retain the combined water much  as crystals retain water of crystallization. If the ordinary drying of seeds,  corms, rhizomes, and bulbs does not destroy  the  integrity    of  their    protoplasm or alter the availability of   their  stored-up albumen, starch or sugar, it  would appaftr that they>  should retain  all their nutritive value, and that the  same should hold true of most, if not  all; vegetables used for food by man as  well as it does for forage crops preserved by drying. _ ,  .Tit, is curious that the desiccation of  culinary vegetables should be so much  neglected, nowadays    in view    of the  universal use of dried fruits from prehistoric times and the practice of dry-  iag such  vegetables as  the  pumpkin,  in vogue among early New Engenders,  in  evidence of which    the shiny  pumpkin poles    are still _ to  be seen  hanging on hooks in the ceiling in front  of the fireplace of many an old homestead.   Experiments made if Germany,  and more recently in California, have  demonstrated that desiccated vegetables  suffer no loss of nutriment, and that  they remain savory and wholesome.  Here is a splendid opportunity for  the utilization and conservation of po-'  tatoes, beets, parsnips, cabbage and the  like at the season of their greatest  abundance and in years of overproduction, whereby .there may be added to  the regular supply a line of familiar  food concentrated so as to��� admit of  economic transportation for army rations and for those who. cannot afford  such fresh vegetables out of season.  While it may not pay to can such vegetables as we have mentioned, it would  be a boon to many if they were put on  the market dried.  Do not try to make a specialty of  wool and mutton at the same time. The  best muton breeds are not the kind  of sheep for producing the; choice  graded of wool.r The size of tlie sheep  does not affect its production of wool.  The heaviest fleeces 'come from the  merino, which is the smallest breed .of  sheep now'known.    -  , If farmers were as ,careful and systematic  in the 'management    of  their  herds as the breeders  of pure breeds    ���  are with their cattle much better re-   '  suits would be,secured from ordinary  stock.     Even  the   best breed  will   fail !  if not rightly managed, and all classes ���    of  stock  can  be  made  more   prbduc-      Persia, whera lying Is a social aceom-  tive if extra care is given. * Htshment and "graft" a recognized bual-  tnat  shall  perpetuate,   and  if  possible,  increase dairy quality in her daughter.  The .dairy  sire# must have  within him  the same and indeed more dairy prepotency than the cow, or else he is a  , costly failure.  ' Dairy    prepotency    and    beef   prc-  potency# are  qualities  which   move  in  diametrically opposite  directions.'   No  man ever  developed dairy qualities in  the coming offspring by breeding,  to  strong beef  heredity,  nor vice  versa.  Yet, there is not a so-called dual-purpose   Shorthorn   or Red ''Poll  bull   in  'existence which does not show    clear  ��nd unmistakable beef heredity ,in both  Form   and   pedigree.    If  he   begets   a  jood milker she is a sport, and in four  pases out of five as a rule she will not  in   turn   produce   profitable     milkers.,  But even if the cow would breed towards    daixy   quality,   if   well   mated, _  ivherewill we go to find a| dual-pur-'  pose sire with sufficient dairy heredity  n him to reinforce the desired tendency  >n   the,cow? ^Looked  at  either as  a  matter of breeding science or for pro-  Stable dairy results, the breeding, for;  dual-purpose  is, .we  believe,   a  myth,  which no well posted dairy farmer 'can  ifford to  indulge in, for- reasons that  tie can spend his money and time to'  much larger purpose and profit.  The Sugar Trade Journal says that  it least four by-products can be extracted from sugar beet pulp���alcohol  ���n fine quality; an important acid-much  n demand for'use in the arts; the finest 'quality of glue, and an excellent  grade of charcoal.     ,  I Strawberry, rust is shown by spots  Dn the leaves.   It is not yet decided if  ' it is a disease due to fungus. 'The  remedy tried with the best success is  , lo mow the vines * and weeds ai soon  as the crop is picked and burn them.  ] Mulch that may be applied late in the  fall should be shaken up in spring and  iha mulch and bed burned over.  England and Persian Gulf.  The Gate to Health  is a hale heart, and the better tho blood  pump the more vigorous, the vitality.  Sn:r,e .know they have weak hearts :  othe �� only know that they're ill and  don't suspect the heart. ,  But cure the heart cures every part.  No heart is too'sound: ninety-nine oat  of a hundred are disordered or diseased.  Doctors da not jet to lhe heart of the  subject; tobe effective tfeit is what medicine must do. .  Dr. AONEW'S HEArtT CURE  enthrones health where disease reigned,  in the great center of the system, the-  heart. Then good blood pumps in full']  measure, sends new life quivering  through evcity organ and tissue of the  body. It rnennsnewcouragc,noWcheer,  a npw .qibc of life.  '    Dr. ACNEW'S PILLS   ,   .  scavengers of the digestive system ana-  heal-T8 of the disordered apparatus.  Purely vegetable and mild, forty dose*  for tea cents. One-fifth the'pr/ce of the  nest bast competing pilL  CURIOUS, CONDENSATIONS."  Mas principle, has again appeared before  I the footlights of European politics, says  ! tha   New   York   Tribune.   -Britain) may  well be regarded as her manager.    The  Athers  powers    haye    "reserved"    seats.  Iha land 'of the great Darius this time  las taken an Ingenue part, and, though  Manchuria and Macedonia via In playing  ike villain' and are  maKIng    far    mora  kolse,  the apectators have each  an  eya  ancient  but  coquettlsn  Persia.    The  on  cause of Persia's reappearance la the veiled threat which Great Britain made a  few days ago against any power 'which  , dared encroach on  the Shah's domains.  "We go the way our fathers went,  Tha way that leads trom banishment,  r    The King's highway or holiness.  But we are told also that "the God  . pf Israel will be our reward."  There are dark deeds in the past of  dmost every life���deeds which we  would fain forget���which, if unforgiven,  will ever cast their shadow across our  Kith. The future does not disturb us  much, the present conflicts are soon  Dver, but out of the past come the  nonsters of other days to wound and  Sll. To know that the everlasting God  will be our rearguard, if wc will permit Him, and that He will settle -all  ike past, is a source of infinite comfort To know that God will forgive  Ihe past if we will permit Him, so that  (t will never come up in judgment to  sondemn us, is enough to bring the  iloom of youth  to the check <,of old  Now, God works by human agency  whenever He can. He rearguards us  by His power transfcired to man. God  txpects each man to he the providence  al his own little sphere up to the limit  mi hie Vnojivlcdgc and ability.   See how  Feed and Care of Chicks.  So many complaints come to me  about young chicks dying from some  mysterious cause that I take this opportunity to give my method of feeding  and caring for them, as I have had 30  years' experience in poultry raising.  While my method may not suit all, I  have been very successful with it myself. I have fed all kinds of feed in as  many forms and ways as I could invent, and found that it is absolutely  necessary that you feed the food in ai)  near a naluinl slate as possible. Don't  feed too much, for if you do it will become sour anil foul from the chicks  tramping on it, and if they are fed bour  food they will get indigestion; which  as only a Iiuie longer road to dcatn. i  believe that indigestion kills more  chicks than any oilier cause, or at least  this li;..-, been my experience. The  causes arc t'l.iny lhat bung on indiges-  l.on, an ! ... .mot be explained 111 tlie  eonliiio 11 this article, for what is the  canse v., 11 one is not the cause with  aiiuiiii'i Rich food fed too soon after  ah l'Ij it.un; sour quarters; too much  lo'i.i and not enough giit; not enough  pure water before them all the time;  ciaik, damp tbroodcrs or pens will kill  the ruggcclcst chicks.  I have had women tell me the pasl  season that they lost from 150 to 50c  young chicks, and ask me the reason  why. Frpm all I could gather from  their rcnj&rks, I conclude the trouble  was indigestion. Il requires constant  watchfulness 'to raise chicks and make  them profitable. I have found that lo  mix the different grains and seeds  makes the ideal food for both chicks  and fowl. The larger grains, such as  corn, wheat, buckwheat, etc., must he  ground coarse and then mixed with the  finer grains and seeds for young chicks.  If chicks are kept warm and dry, fed  Some Dual-Purpose' Facts. ,  The foundation objection to the dual-  purpose idea for dairy purposes is that  such cattle are not prepotent, in tlie  transmission of dairy capacity to their  progeny. The instances of, such cows  as are so often cited to us as convincing proof of the,soundness of the idea,,  are, in .fact, no proof at all that it is  a practicable thing to breed such cattle  to a profitable average from the dairy  standpoint.  Mr.'1 Frank D. Ward of Batavia, N.  Y., is writing some very instructive *  articles to tl% Tribune Farmer on  "Types in Breeding." We take the  following extract from the issue of  April 16 to show his'experience in this  desire to secure a.cow that shall bring  the largest profit both for milk and  beef and still breed true to such mixed  purpose.  Mr. Ward says:  "But how does the general or dual-  purpose animal'compare with those  bred for a special purpose, and which  will return the greatest profit during  their life on the farm? I well remember some animals I owned whose merit  Impressed met forcibly. One of them  was a ,pure bred Shorthorn cow, Hope  VI., which was bred on the farm, and  was kept there until she was sold at  about ten years of age. She was one  Df the most perfect types of a beef  :ow we ever owned, weighing over sixteen hundred pounds, low down and  broad, with a back like a table, and at  the same time she was a most extraordinary milker. Some 1'dea of her  merit as a beef cow may be gained  from the fact that she won first prize  is aged cow in the Shorthorn class at  Dne of the largest fairs in the state, fe^k jffiffiiffii  md at the same fair the next day she ^ZJJ&ri^TBi  won  sweepstakes  prize  as  best  dairy    '-     ��� ������-      tow of any age or breed, in both instances having a large class of competitors. But Hope VI. never bred a  calf that was even an ordinary milker;  and as to her dairy qualities, she was  simply a "sport," without any power  Df reproducing the dairy qualities she  Dossessed. In the spVing of 1873 I  bought two heifers which were typical  specimens of dual-purpose cows; they  were high grade Shorthorns, and were  the choice from two good herds in  Livingston county. I have owned a  ?ood many cows, and some good ones,  but I never owned two cows that would  give as many pounds of milk or butter  in a year as they did. They were in  my herd eleven years, but during that  time I was able to breed only one  neifer from either of those cows that  was even up to the average as a milk  cow, but that was one of the very best  cows I ever owned, and she was sired  by a pure Shorthorn bull.  "She was kept in my herd until she  failed to  breed  at  sixteen  years   old.  but she never bred a calf that was of  my value in the dairy.    If I am asked       It Is estimated that there are 30,000  to explain  as to  these cows,  I  must J pupils la the agricultural schools of the  say  they   were    other    instances     of i United States,  "sports"���cows    in    which    abnormal  In Kansas the state    banks    along  contain  123,042,878 in deposits.  ,   .Brazil  will exhibit 500 varieties of"  serpents at the Paris display in 1900.  ,   It ls estimated that there are 30,000  pupils In the agricultural schools ot tha  United Stateo. * -  For !the first time In a.decade every  board oi^be Presbyterian shiirch.- begins the fiscal year without debt.'  At Bunder Abbas, Eussla has long desired to establish a naval station. Britain says she must not. Prance in 1899  obtained a concession for a naval station near Muscat, but Britain vetoed  that. Muscat is ruled by its own Sultan under a British protectorate. ���New  York Tribune.  No foreign nation, say3 England, shall  establish a naval base In the Persian  Gulf. Such an attempt, In the words ot  the Marquis of Lansdowne, the Foreign  Secretary, would be regarded "as a very  ffrave menace to British interests, and  we would certainly resist It with all the  means at our disposal." This move is  to protect the British trade with India  nnd tho east, and prevent "Russia, which  borders Persia on the north, from seeking,  1 railroad terminus in tho Persian Gulf.  The slgnflcanco of such a threat Is therefore great. Much now depends on Persia herself, and many who have studied  tho characteristics of tlio Persian Bhake  their heads. Lying and extortion are  prominent characteristics of his raco, aiid  whatever may bo the fair promises which  he mny tnake to ono power, there is no  tolling what he may bo whispering to  another.  Is the bank of dirt tm  makes to hold In the  melting solder.  There's nothing so worthies*'*',  ���econd after except Spoon mcdicince?  for Catarrh.  Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal'  Powder is an antiseptic, heaftbg'  dressing,   applied   directly   to  the-  diseased surface by the patient h$n-  self, who blows the powder through '  a tube into his nostrils.  The cure dates from the first gsMf.  You needn't snuffle from eoWs  and' hay fever, if you have Dr*.'  Agnew's Catarrhal Powder in the  house. It 'relieves colds or catarrh  and cures headache in ten minute*.  The American Medicine Co., AUentown, Pa.,'  writes:��� "Your Dr. AgneWa Cataxxbsl  Powder ii the best seller in catarrh remedies  wc have in our store, and our customers ptafa��  it very highly."    DR. YON STAN'S PINEAPPLE TABLETS at*  tho only cor-iuerors of indigestion, dyspepsia  and catarrh of the stomach. They digest th*  fond, giving the stomach as long a holiday ��i It  needs to get' well. Cured thousands, will our��  you. Price, 86c. U                    ...               1  "a Georgia convict,' working wltto  others In a contractor's brickyard, escaped recently by piling bricks ha &.  hollow,square and thus shutting himself in until the convicts had hoea  Locked up for the night.    ' ���      ,  :h"aracteristics were developed' but  they h.id no power to transmit these  characterises to their offspring. Tt is  true that, as individuals I made money j  For the first time In a decade ovory  board of *tbe Presbyterian church begins the fiscal year without debt.  Switzerland' has 1,001 Mormons, be-  Dn these  cows, and  lots of it;  but  I  mppose  that in the years    I    milked  them  the  three cows  dropped    about  thirty-two   calves,   of  which   probably  fifteen  were heifers, and in my desire  lo secure more cows like the old ones  I  kept  on  growing' up  heifers   which  were a failure in the dairy, and were    nl���._���_ n���,i TT-lTI,hiiri?  sold as  second-clas?  beef.    Thus  they    BlasS��W and Hamburg.  robbed   me   of all   the  profit  I   made  on the  phenomenal    cows    that   bred |  them.   After balanrincr some books and j  doing some hard  thinking,  I sold  all  the   dual-purpose   cows,   and     bought  Jerseys for the dairy."  The true purpose of a dairy cow is  twofold: (1) To produce milk to the  best possible profit; (2) to contain  within her the elements of procreation  sides twenty-seven missionaries, who  last year visited 12,944 houses and distributed 26,000 tracts.  Ten carloads of black walnut logs  lirere sold recently In Kentucky for export abroad, prlnclpallly   to   London,  The mayor of Hays City, Kan., lfl  only 22 years old, the president of the  council is 22 and the oldest man in tho  nunlcipal government Is 29.  A toboggan slide In St. Moritz, Swlt-  erland, extends three-quarters of a  mile, and ls said to be tho longest in  the world. The descent has been made  in 71 seconds.  This Woman is Unhappy  SHE SNORES  her breath is bad, because of Catarrh  It is a mercy to tell her that  DR. AGNEW'S CATARRHAL POWDER  will surely Cure her.  Some remedies aro quack���Agnew's  cure is quick.  Her life ls in danger from Pulmonary  disease, which bo inevitably follows  Chronic Catarrh.  This cure completo only costs 60 cts. a  bottle. Kollof instantly and tho patient  stays cored.  It not only soothes; it heals. Colds  and Acuto Catarrh relieved, and head/-  ache cured in ten minutes.  Ooorgc Lewis, of Hollonbuck &  Baker, Shamokln, Pa., wrltcH:  "I have used ��' great many Catarrh  remedies and have never had any relief  until! used ono box of Dr. Annew's Catarrhal Powder, which cured mc aftor I  had been troubled with Catui:h for fifty  years.   I am 60 y ears ol (I.  DR. AGNEW'S  HEART CURE  keeps tho heart going, -which keeps tho  nerves toned, which set stomach and  liver and the whole system  in order;  ;  1 *3  TIZ/Ti    .  !��w^mJ^wmis'  (JSJJBffllBjBWWIBffl  m?^^/T^w!mi^T   . g.  I  II* V  It  I  I  P  I  ill  ���N i  ft  l 4,  iff  ]������'  life  ft  Iff.  Ji-i  Bi  ���ft!  I'  $���>$�����$��*   ��&?�����$����!<  To Set Her Free  By Florehcs Wardeh  The House in the Manb," "A Prise* of Daribess,-*  etc, ec&  _ *V     j.    i  $&��&>&  ,��*$�����$����$  "When I first saw the body I thought  not, hut I afterwards remembcicd hi-  face as that of a man, a stranger, wh<  had called at my house the day before.'  With a little reluctance the cor one i  put the next question:  "May we know what was the .pbjeti  of his visit?"  "Certainly. He was acquainted will  ' some relatives of my wife's, and seeing  my name on'the door-plate as he,passed  through the town, he called to nsk nn  somo questions about Sir Astley Dm  wen, with Whom he, said lie had soini  private business, though of'what natun  he did not disclose."  Thero was another sensation in llu  court, as wits tho case now whenever I In  name of the baronet was menLioned.  ' "Was ho in an angry or excitable  mood? Did ho scorn like a porson whom  you  would   suspect  of   suicidal -Jiitcn .  tlOJWt"  "Oh, dear no. Ho was a lively sort of  fallow, and in very good spirits."    ���  "Did 'ho talk as if he had a grudgo  against anyone?" asked a juror, who  caused by his question some consternation among the rot.  "(Si, no, certainly not.1"  "May we know the naturo of the questions he asked about Sir���" '���  But the juror who uttered these indiscreet words was piomptly silenced by the  coroner, who asked instead: i  "So far as you know, Dr. Wharles, the  man was on good terms with all the  world t"  "That ls so," said the doctor.  'And-he bowed to  the jury  and the  coroner and withdrew from the witness-  , box in his turn.  The next witness was Mrs. Wharles,  who had been seen letting the deceased  man out of the doctor's house, and talking to him in the little porch. The lady  was very nervous, but very dignified, and  ehe gave her evidence clearly, though  with a not unbecoming shyness struggling with her dignity.  "I believe you had some conversation  with the deceased as he left your husband's house, Mrs.1 Wharles?" said the  eoroner. ' r  "Yes."  , "Do you agree with your husband's  view of him?" /  "Not altogether. He was more out-  ��poken rwith me," said Mrs. Wharles,  "and he asked whether Sir Astley was a  ban of violent temper, who would he  : likely to take personal revenge lor an  Injury."  * As,��she uttered these words, Norma  sprang up from her seat, throwing hack  her veil, and with her gieat eyes flashing  wit-fc indignation.   It was with difficulty  which, in the interest of one of my kinswomen, I feel I ought to make." Everyone looked round in surprise. The doctor went on: "I know this is an irregularity, but I must mention that, in  speaking of Sir 'Astley's late wife, you  were in error. *Mis. Wharles's sister  .Charlotte, who married Sir Astley, is  olive." i  There was a sort of gasp audible  throughout tho building. Astley leapt  from his seat, with hnggaid eyes and  nuy in his face. '  The next moment the clinging arms of  NTorma were about him, her face wa��  laised imploringly to his.  "Bear it, bear it all," she whispered.  His uplifted arm diopped to his side  Tn faee of all men/as lie'looked down ex  ���ier pleading eyes, a tear stole down the  unhappy-man's check.  CHAPTER XIX.  Dr. Wharles had made a mistake. lie  know it in a moment, as he looked round  him, with quick, observant eye, and noted  that every face was full of pity for the  unhappy,man,who, with the tender woman's hands clinging about him, vwas  low the center of interest and compas  iion to everyone in court.  There were, on the other hand, angn  .jlanccs cast at Dr. Whailes and his wife  .ind unpleasant remaiks were muttered  itt his hearing by some of the .sturdj  Lancashire men. The doctor was moi\  lopular .among the women of tihe neigh  borhood than he was with their husband-  md brothers, and his own conduct wa'  lot so impeccable that he could afford  vibh impunity, to diaw attention to thf  mistakes of others.  There  was  a   fine  ringing  sound,  of  course, in his challenge on behalf of an  injured woman, as his protest purported  to he.   But Lottie Darwen;- though not  well known 'in    the   neighborhood    oi  Blackdale, had not been altogether  un  known" there;   and   there - were jpeoph  .-.resent in court, who remembered   the  lighty, beauty.. Who had tried so hard  while staying at the house of her broth  ���*r-in-law,  to marry  Sir Hugh  Darwen  ind had then succeeded in marrying hi-  .ousin Astley.  Tha feelings of most of the witnesse  >i this painlul scene were voiced by nr  ess a1" person than Lord Wyersdale,  r  attle bent old gentleman, very dignifies  .n spite of his low stature, who tapped  -he  ebullient doctor smartly on the shoul  der, and said, not loudly, but with cut  ting emphasis:  "You ought to he ashamed of yourself  ltd., already managed to fasten on the  roung baronet's shoulders, he had also  mdouhtedly alienated the earl and oth-  m of his most important patients; and  ��ia wife, when they were driving home  together, did not scruple to tell him so. .,  A sharp "Hold your tongue!" uttered  ii a tone which she knew and perforce  'espected, reduced Mrs. Wharles to si-  ence.  Meanwhile the inquest had been  Wrought to an end for the time being by  ��n adjournment, which on many accounts  appeared desirable.  Norma slipped away eut of "the court  ollkile   the  party   from  The  Hall  were  wwwdlng round Aetley, leading Urn with  sympathy and Imndneee.  Lady Mytanwy insisted upon his corn-  ins .home with them; and Astley, not  Mrry to put off the lonely return to the  gaunt halls ^.nd echoing dreariness - of  The Haigh, accepted the invitation.  It was on the following day, early in  the afternoon, that Norma, who kept indoors for fear of meeting Astley, and,  with a view to"kecping a watch on the  Raggetta' cottage, saw two smiling faces  fct the gate, and recognized, ��� with tears  in her own eyes at tho sight, two visilois  from The Hall,-in the.persons of,iSadio  Brown and "Jack" Scorton. '  She opened the door to them herself;  but they would not (M?me in; she must  come out with them, they said. ,  "Poor child! - She's been, cry ing!" shid  Sadie, with a caressing gesture.  "No,  she hasn't,"  said  Norma.    "At  lea,st, she hadn't till she saw you."  '"What!     Don't  say ' tho  sight  of  us  ..   ,   .   ,,~       , ....      ,    ..   ,        Seo what distress you have brought upon  that Astley, who was sitting besidei her,   Lad    Darwen aJ her husbandf^J^  very white but calm and collected, man-   bot�� rf ^^ m b(J bound!���  aged to force her down into her seat  again. An indescribable sensation of  horror and suspense was gaming ground  in the eourt. Mrs. Wharles was the only  person who appeared to be unaffected by  it.  There was a. little pause when she had  ceased speaking; and the coroner, with  a hasty glance at the other lady, waved  Mrs.  you  i. Wharles aside with a quick: "Thank  , tWnk you. That will do."  The doctor's wife sailed to her seat,  and was tenderly soothed by her husband after the oideal she ''had gone  through. And, amid a state of extreme  tension, and a silence in which the  'scratch of a mouse would have been  heard, Astley rose up and went into the  witness-box.  The feeling of everyone in court underwent a change when this unhappy gentleman, worn and weak from wounds and  Illness, with the interest of a whispered  - romance about him, stood ,up and faced  his questioners. He was not bold or  -fluent, like the doctor: he was not hesitating and inaudible, like the ladies. He  was just a man pu��-sued by ill-fortune,  making a -dogged British stand against  it, and showing as little sign as might  be of the feelings within.  Sympathy and respect, as well as 'intense interest, were excited by his look,  bis bearing, his simple, soldierly speech.  "You knew the deceased1, I understand, Sir Astley?" asked the coroner,'  with an indescribable change in! his tone  to sympathetic deference.  "No. I never saw him alive. But I  fcnew of him. And I expected to see him.  t was anxious to do so."  "May I ask���excuse me for putting  the question bluntly���may I ask if there  waa any ill-feeling between you and this  man?"  "There was none���on my side certainly. If I had met him earlier there might  Gave been: but actually there was none."  Dead pause for a moment.  "It is a very painful thing to have to  oak, Sir Astley," went on the coroner, in-  otinctively lowering his voice, "bu7; it has  been said that the deceased was an early  admirer of your lato wife���''  Astley bowed' his head in assent.  "And that you were'certainly, at one  time, violently and naturally resentful  ��n that account," added the coroner  quickly. "I may take it that it is not  true te assert, as has been assorted, that  rou still harbored resentment against  this man?"  "It���is���not���true," said Astley slowly. And as he spoke, he reeled slightly.  "Is that all?" he asked.  "That is all, thn nk you.   I am sorry���"  Astley had already left the box. As  ho did so, Dr. Wharles stood up in his  place,  "Pardon mo one moment, Mr. Coroner," said he, in the ringing voice that  carried his words to the farthest end of  There was a murmur of sympathy and  assent among the bystanders, and the  florid doctor grew redder still.   It took  him, however, only a few moments to re  cover himself. He always knew how wit n  clear, sonorous voice and burly, impos  ing figure, to make himself the central  figure of any picture.    With a depreoa  tory wave of the hand, and an apolo  getic glance at the coroner, whom everybody else had forgotten in 'the excitement of this episode, he said:  "Pardon me, your lordship. I have  to apologize to Mr. Coroner for my intei-  ruption, and to Sir Astley and this lady  for my impulsive words. But I was carried away by my feelings; I could not  but say a word on behalf of an unhappy  lady .who is not here to take her own  part, and'who, whatever her foibles may  be, does not deserve to be left to starve."  The sensation produced hy these last  words, to which' the doctor gave an impressive ring, exceeded anything that had  boea experienced in the court during that  eventful morning.  Although there 'was a large section  among the hearers who sympathized still  with Sir Astley and the unhappy lady  who held the position of his wife, there  was not, of course, wanting another section who sided no less vehemently with  the doctor, and applauded his boldness  In daring to stand up for the absent woman in defiance of the two great men o,f  the neighborhood,' the Earl and Sir Ast-  tey Darwen.  Lord Wyersdale, amid an indescribable  ionfusion of tongues���tho coroner de-  Blaring that he would elear the court, tho  ushers crying "Silence," the people arguing and murmuring���again toblc up the  sudgels on behalf of Astley.  "If Sir Astley Darwen,'* said ho, his  thin, old man's voice making itself heard  nearly as well as the doctor's more resonant tones, "has really left to starve  myone who bears his name, that* person  has certainly forfeited every right to  beartit."  Astley, Who had been with diificulty  restrained, by Norma and other friends,  [ram making a rush at the doctor, now  ipdke.  "Thank you; Lord Wyersdale," he said.  'You do me no more than justice. The  itory which Dr. Wharles has thought  proper to drag to light in this public  nanner is too pitiful for such discussion,  t will only say that I would never allow  inyono who had borne my name, rightfully or "wrongfully, to be in want. And  if Dr. Wharles or any other man asserts  !he contraiy, he lies."  Again Miore was a moment's dead si-  'ence, vfiale Astley, with flashing eyes  ind firmly' compressed lips, shot a glance  it the doctor which was a challenge.  That gentleman, however, felt'that he  lad gone far enough, if not too far; for,  f he had brought pain and some amount  >f public disgrace upon Astley, in audi  the court.    "But there is a correction   -ion ito the load of suspicion which he  made you miserable!  "^Miserable! Oh, no, just the reverse.  I was glad, 'delighted, to see your kind,  bright faces." ��� i  ' ,!There, Jack! isn't she nice?", said  Sadie, turning with a smile toher young  companion, who seemed rather nervous,  and who blushed more than Norma had  previously seen him do.  "Of course She's nice," said Jack la-,  conically.  "Now put on your hat, there's a dear,  sgood' creature,  and  come  out  with  us.  We've got something to say to you; at  least, one of us has," said Sadie, with an  air of importance.        <' ���    _  Norma did as she was told, and was  soon walking up the lane between her  two companions, who seemed ' over-  wiiclmed-by^some fact or secret which  they appealed to hesitate to divulge.  "You begfn, Sadie," said Jack at last,  leaning forward to thiow a mysterious  glance across 'the intcivening Norma at  the face of the bright American girl. -.  "Well, then, you must know that Jack  has something very important to say to  you, and that he wants me to open the  matter for him," began Sadie gravely.  "I'm to tell you that what he is going to  say is 'serious, and is ihe result of car-  nest thought, and that he hopes you  won't treat it frivolously because^ he  happens to bo rather young."  "I'm,not so very young," put in Jack  with irritation. "I shall be nineteen in,  a week or two, which is, I fancy, 'about  the age of���of you, too, isn't it?"  "I'm nineteen,"said Norma, wondering what was coming next.  "Well, then, now ,1 think I've    said  enough^ and you can speak for yourself,  Jack," said Sadie, as she suddenly turned  and left the two together.  'Norma turned round, too.  "What docs she mean?" asked she in  amazement.   "Miss Brown���"���  , But1 Sadie walked on quickly, and Jack  put a detaining hand on Norma's arm.  "Never mind her for a minute," said he  earnestly. "It was all arrangedi between  us that she should go away like that.  She's a real good sort, Sadie, and a dear  girl. They wanted me to marry her, you  know, because she's ever so rich; but we  didn't take to each other, at least not. in  that way. And so we made a compact  to help each other in other ways."  Norma began to smile.  "You seem very good friends," said  she.  "Oh, we are," said Jack. "Look at the  way she's helped me this morning! I  shouldn't have liked to come here by  myself; I should have been afraid you'd  send down a message that you couldn't  see anybody," he went on, his bright face  glowing with such sympathy and shy  kindness that the ready tears sprang  again-to her eyes as she looked at him.  "There, don't cry! Oh, don't, don't! I  was there yesterday, you know. Sadie  and I both were, and she had to hold me  down when that beastly cad Wharles  said what he did! It was a shame, an  infernal, awful Bhame, and this morning  I met him in the street and told him  what I thought of him. I did really:  you ask .Sadie!"  Norma felt, divided between an inclination to laugh and an inclination to cry.  'fYou shouldn't do that," said she.   "It  doesn't do any good, you know."-*  "It does do good to let him see what  gentlemen think of a man who tells  lies!" retorted Jack robustly. "But anyhow, that's not what I came here to tell  you. You won't mind my speaking to  you? You won't think I'm impertinent,  or���" '  "Indeed I know you couldn't he that."  "Well, then, I'll tell you what is the  greatest wish of my heart.   Sadie knows,  and she thinks my idea splendid.   I do  hope you will too."  -%hat idea?"  "Well,* it's this.    It's horrid  for you  and for Sir Astley, too, to  be in this  plight through this horrible Wharles woman's sister."  "Oh, don't talk about it, please."  "I won't, I won't more than I can help.  Look here, I've thought of a way out of  it.   I know Sir Astley's a good fellow,  and a nice fellow, and 1 know you're fond  of each other.    But what's the use of  that, if there's another woman in the  way?   Now what I propose is that you  should��marry me���"  "Marry .you!" echoed Norma aghast.  "Yeo, yen'," said he earnestly.   "I know  ��s sudden, this idea of mine, hut it's a  good one, isn't it?"  "A g���good one!" stammered Norma.  "Yes.   Then you could snap your fingers at 'tliem all, and show them that  there was a rush for you, don't you see?  And Sir Aattey, well, poor fellow, I'm  awfully sorry for him.   Still, it will be  betiter for him to know you're provided  for, won't it?   I'm sure he'd rather. And  then, if ever tkis woman dice*, h�� ea^  Biarry Myianwy, you know. She's awfully sweet on him, she really is."  "Wiry, you take my breath away,"  said Norma, still uncertain whether to  smile or to cry; for in contrast with tho  wildness of the lad's suggestion, there  was an earnestness, a breezy, enthusiastic sincerity in his manner which warned  her that she must not hurt his foelings  'by any appearance of treating his offer  flghtly. "Don't you know, don't you understand," she said gently, "that I love  Astley, that I married him, as he mar-  fled me, believing'him to be free; and  that'I can't look upon myself as anything but his wife now?" -'  "Well then, why don't you go hack  and live at The Haigh?" said Jack with  youthful straightforwardness. "Why  out because you feel you can't as long  us cms woman's alive? Oh, I know the  feeling!" he added with confidential sympathy. "You feel that you're his wife  in the sight of heaven. But what's the  use of being* his wife in the sight of heaven, as long as you can't be in the'sight  of earth?" <  ' At that hi tint putting of the case Not-  ma felt her inclination to laugh get the  better of her wish to cry, and she smiled.  "Look here," she said gently, "it's.of  no use to argue the matter with me. I'm  *r wo"in, you know, and must have my  ywn way. I thank you more than I can  say for you* kindness, and it makes me  "feel happier <b know that there are such  nice people'ln the world as you and that  dear girl over there. But I couldn't  think of���of such a thing, I couldn't really. It's absurd, you know. For Astley  is my husband���oh yes, he is. And nothing could alter that feeling of mine, even  if it's a feeling only, and not a fact."  ' "Well, I think it's a great pity you  won't listen to reason, and Sadie will  think so, too," said he soberly,oand with  a most thoughtful expression of face.  "But remember this; if you change your  mind you've, only got to hold up your  finger, and I'll fly to you like a bird. I  Bhould love to! You'll remember that,  won't you?"  '"Oh, ye3,, I'll   rememberl that,"   said  _ Norma, her face wreathing in smiles  in  ' spite of herself.   "And now let's go and  run after Miss Brown., I'm sure she'll  be miserable at being so long away from  you."  As Jack accompanied her, with a very  grave faee, he said suddenly: "It isn't because I'm so young,'is it? That wouldn't  be fair, you know, because you're nearly  as young yourself!"  Norma assured him that that had  nothing whatever to do with it, and then  they came up with Sadie, at whom Jack  shook his head woefully.  "She wouldn't hear of it, of course!"  cried the American at once. "I told you  so, Jack, didn't I?"  /'It's nothing to boast about," said he  sulkily. "And ladies generally say 'no'  the first time. ^1 sha'n't lose heait."  Sadie began to laugh, but Noima broke  in quite gravely: > ^ -  "It's beautiful to have such friends as  you both. It makes me feel much happier." "    *"''  And then they both hastened to. glue  themselves to her, one on one ���Bide, aiid  one on the other, and to say cheering  and comforting things to her out of the  kinAsess of their hearts, both talking at  oncc( for the most part, in a veiy cheering and cheerful manner."'  They came to see her again and again  in the course of'the next few1 days, during which Norma lived quietly at the cottage and kept carefully out of Astley's  way.  Whether be knew of her whereabouts  or not she was not sure, until one day  she saw him walking slowly down- tho  lane and glancing up wistfully at her  window.  Her heart leapt up. She wanted-to go  out to him, hut'she struggled with herself, feeling that it was best for hoth  that they" should for the present remain  altogether apart. '���  And then T>he very thing happened, in  her sight, before her eyes, that she had  been constantly dreading: Dr. Wharles  drove up, on one of his so frequent visits  ,to Raggett's cottage, and he and Astley  came face to facet  Norma saw from her window that tho  two men - exchanged a few fierce -.words;  a taunt from the doctor, no doubt intended as a provocation, began it; it was  followed by a sharp retort from Astley.  Fearing that the latter would not be able  to keep his temper, Norma rushed out  , into the lane, and was by Astley's side,  holding his arm, before the exchange of  another word between the men. '  He was so much astonished, moved,  overwhelmed, by the -unexpected appearance of the woman he loved, that at once  he allowed himself to he drawn a step or  *two back. And the doctor, thinking discretion desirable, went on into the cottage.  Norma kept her hold on Astley's ana,  and led him away down the lane.  ' "Where did you spring from?" asked  Astley, who was flushed and delighted  at this meeting.  "Oh, the cottage where I'm staying."  "I know.    I've kept religiously away  until this morning, when I thought I deserved a peep at you, and came along  here on the chance."  "Well, now I want you to take my advice, and I should like a promise thai  you will to begin with."  "Well?"  "I want y*U to leave the) Haigh for a  little while. It's bad to risk these meetings'with thai man."        x  *'I believe you're right.   But I don't  want to go away and leave you here." <  "I'm* not goisg to stay here long.   I've  got something to find out before I go."  "You won't tell mc what it is?"  "I'd rather not.   I may he quite wrong,  you see, and then I should only raise  false hopes."  "What io that fellow doing at Raggett's cottage?"  "How should I know? Somebody ill  fciere, I suppose."  them.   It seems she has run into deflw. ;  So I've sent her five hundred pounds to  clear that off, and I'm going to allow her ,  five hundred a year.   X, couldn't be expected to do more than that, could I?"  "Certainly not," said Norma thoughtfully. "Is she still ill?" i -     ,  "They say so."    '  They were standing under, the wall andr  the     overhanging     and     still     leafless   ,  Vanches. ^ '  "Good-bye," said Norma softly/ (.'  Astley hesitated. Looking benind him,  he saw that they were out of sight^ of  the cottages. 1  "You'llikiss D^e. won't you?" said he. 35  She flung herself into his arms.  "Good-bye, good-bje, God bless you  and keep you safe!" whispeied she biok-  enly.  A' minute later ho was hurrying, back  through the plantation; and slie, with  her eyes still dim, was leturning to the  cottage.        ���>��� i >  On  the  following day  Norma   knew  that Astley had left The. Haigh, and the  next thing she learned was that the in-   _  quest on Tom" Rogeison's body had been ---  again adjourned. ~      l  CHAPTER XX. f        ,, ''  When she knew that Astley had left '  the neighborhood, Norma found herself,  more free in her movements.   She gen- *  erally took a walk in the morning, and t  another in    tho    afternoon, frequently,  passing through the plantation and the    '  grounds of The Haigh on her way.  .  - -  '  Astley had left a key .to all the privates ,  pates with her;  and although she  had  told him, with a shudder, that she could   -  never go through the plantation where J  she had made the ghastly discovery 'of y  Rogerson's dead body, she subsequently ,���  rot the better of her feeling on this''mat- >'"  ter, and chose this walk more often than  any other. , >   ' ,  -Full as her thoughts were frout men* --  D* till night of the wish to clear all sui��>    -  (To be Continued.)        ",'\ >  "I  Unless the soap you"  use has this brand you V  are not getting the be��t "'  Ask for the Octacoa Bar,  ����  "Raggett's boy, was the witness who  wouldn't speak," went on Astley thoughtfully.  "Never mind about that. Will yo��  promise to go away, and keep clear of  awkward meetings with the doctor?"  "I'll do whatever you wish. But he  wouldn't be able to taunt me again as  he did in the court that day. I wrote to  Leamingtoa, not to her, but to Mrs.  Finch,' to  nek how   things  stead  with  Or GENERAL INTEREST. ;.  Th�����eo��i production of Qr����t BfMh  &In amouata to 110,000,900 teas a ratr,,  of Germany to 1M.000.OW toaa, and of '  France'to M.000,000 tons. '^ '!    *'  A large class of Mexicans, eommoafft>  called   peons, wear a kind ot sandal.* '  These are called "guaroches," oad consist of a simple sole of leather held to  tho feet with strings which pass,between the toes and are tied about tho J  ankle. ,L  ��� The storage of blcyclee In Paris tixtr-  lag the winter months is e*��ea��lv*T  So a great many Parisians pawn their "  machines in the Mont-de-Piete, or stat#, 1  pawnshop.    The interest paid on th*  advance of money is very small anS  Is a |[reat saving on what would *��� .,  paid for storage. ;  ,    _. - ��� r n.}/   >"%  The British navy has control of not  less than sixty-two docks for its ships, '  of which sixty-one are of stone an>|  one is of wood.    All of the woodea  docks with which the United States iC s  provided are in need of extensive repairs, and it le only a question of time  when these wooden structures must b��  replaced iwiflb. stone.   -~>*>Jwt%-'-vvy.  "y  Faacy two plants being so wafrlend- '  ly that the mere neighborhood of ono  Is death to flbe other!   Yet this is tho'"  case    with   two    well-known British y  plants.   These are the thistle and. th�� \  rape* If a (Md is Infected with'this-, '  ties, *��*Ich come up year after yea*  ftnS ruin tbo crops, all you have to do    ^  is to. sow It with rape.     The thistlea- .  trill be abeofartely annihilated.   .  Those, who believe that feeding bot<��  ties for baMea are the result oi mod-  '  ers oivllizatkm are out of date.   Tha  Bre^ejiursw jjged to oaFry with them"  t flpsnpe fiiti ef honey, in' a small pet  to stop the ebUdren from crying, and  In the British siiumra are two Greets  rosea, dating from 760 B.  C.,. whioh  ire much tttee feediac bottles used by  the Romans subsequently.    .^.. -*���^  The Pmskcberfaa Sy^od, which nek  in     New    Yozfc,     reoently,     dlscor-  wed that seme of the orphans support-  id by the mteaftonaries in India are ol<5  moush to die of old ����e, and some ot  Ihe oontentB ��f the innumerable mls-  ilonary boxes which are sent from thia  jountry for orphans go to people long  mat middle oge.'  The synod has -pass-  sd a resolution fixing 17 years as the  tee at which oeshans may claim such;  tar*.! , '  y  STARBEAMS.  One suggested reason why ioctorii  lever pre'scrfte for themselves Is theli  professional fttelike to being over*  sharged.  Levor's Y-Z (Wise HeadJDisinfectant So-  Powder is a boon to Miy home. It di.t.  fects and cleans at the same time. & ir'ir  4  .* rf  f ',��s   .-.   s    y ���     , ... h       ��  ,    '       '   ' ���      - * ���      -   - ������ - r   '���*���",���      ��� "^  .;y     '.���",.,.>-'  f   f  .M  11 i  ATLIN, ' 13.  C.,'   bAlUKDAV.   "AUGUST     1  The Atlin Claim.  I'nlilislu'd   overs*    SutliicKvj    immmiK   In  T'llf AlMN CbAIM   lnini.isniNf. Go. -  A. Ci. llr.i'sc'iirri.u.Ki'f'inii,   I'noJ'iai.ioii.  Olliuo'otu'iiMionlJoii IV-nil S'., A11m,li. C.  Adytum- Hate,' *i1.U) pm- ind., uucli  M.sciliu... Kculms i.otiiLS, 2". <oi.t*i u lmo.  bueuiiil ContiMot HuU". �����' urpUumion.      (,  Tho mbsi'iipUon in ico i-. .-"> -i "'"' l"13'"  abloii.urtvuiiee. No|.U>i"i ��.ll l.o .lelneiwl  miles', llu- toinlitioii i> foiiintifil iMtli-  Saturday, August ist. 1903-  vr ,OT,<n..��.r=7=rr-'-'''=J''"'"i^==='!::��i''  the "cxW dfficewillbe promptly I ��� Atlin,' Hugg*    '*��*   fT^f^Z^  formatted 10 .Ottawa, f.ec of any And-All Kinds of Jcillery' Manufactured on,the Premises.  1       *fflr    Why send din when you can get goods���as cheap here? ,  " watches From $3tW.   **���� Una of Souvenir Spaans. ;;.  JULES EfiGERT- & SON, The'Swiss Watchmakers. ,  The continued good results fiom  all'over the District show Allin's  piospccls in a vtn blight light. ,  -������ It is now an assured fact that  all "fife" hydiaulic companies opci-  aling heic v. ill be able to show  profitable returns It0111   now 011.  The individual miner is reaping  a golden harvest and we hear 'daily  oi* extraoidinaiy goocl^ results,  especially fronv Boulder, Spruce  aud Pine ciceks.  Quaitz developments havcal-  leady begun to show' a source ot  levenue which greatly adds ' to the  psimauence  and    stability   ot  oiir  camp.0*  Dredging   opeiatious on a  large  scale  are  now  to  be   commenced  and we Atliuitcs can ceitainjy look  ' forward to a great "Boom"1  expense  INHIBITION    BRANCH.  Ottawa, July i6lh.  i9n3-  I     Dear i\Ir. lliiscbfeld', ,    ,  1 AsJour Scciclary  lis sending'out a set of' chculais   I  thought it might  be   well to send  you one as I' know, the inteiest you  take in the   Atlin   exhibit for St.  Louis.      '  I was unable when 'out in li C.  to make the arrangements I wauled  to and consequently could not take  in youi Section, but hope that the  woik o! gelling togetlicr.au Atlin  exhibit has not been neglected.  You will sec by the circular that  our Dcpailmeut is nov\v ,w'!llll& to  payback freight charges, so lhat  piaclically, cveiything is paid for  except the samples.  3. TH'E   .KOOTENAI"  HOTEL   ��  ��� ��� George F. Hciyes, Proprietor  . Cor. l/iii.-r an�� Trainor Stiuskts.       ^     t.  Tins Flibl Cluss Hold Ims ben. .ciuo.1cI.mI ��'..l ,of��m.iM.eil tin ..u��l.oub  u,d o��0.,l "he best ���oein..no.l..��.o.. U, T, ausirn. or Pernm..o"t ,  G uusts.���A11101 K-.vu .iml but opoan iiluii. ���  Finest Wliaos, IJisuors aai* Glgars��     _  -Bfll-iards   and   Pool.  L,^-,An*n^>0O^  T  His Honor, Judge Henderson of  the Cquuty Conit ol.Vancouver, is  now holding Couit lieic and we  are pleased to welcome him back.  Last year we were assmed by  the late,ill- G. R. MaxwelHhata  County Court judge would be  appointed foi Atlm, to be lesideut  here. .* ,_  We all know that in many instances impoi taut negociations have  been dropped becausd of the uii-  ceitainty in legaid to titles, and it  is   useless    to    go   o��er the  story  again.  Atlin is now a prosperous aud  steady growing camp, deserving  the aid of both Piovincial, and  Dominion Governments. -'The  thing needed to give it an impetus  is security ,of title, hence the necessity of a resident County Court  Judge. We therefore trust that  the piesent Government will again  take up'the question and^make  the appointment without any  further delay.  . '     ,  We are anxious to get as huge  exhibits as possible as the space lo  be filled is 9,000 Sq. fl.  Hoping jou, are well 'and  nourishing aud with best wishes for  a piospeious season.^-' .  Yours very truly  Angus   K. Sluart.  i , KXHIBITION   BRANCH.      <  Ottawa, July 17. 1903-.  Dear Sir:���  Our  Mineral    Curator,  Mr. A. K- Stuart, wbobasietunied  fiom an. extended  Hip  in  British  Columbia, where he was >iranging  foi a collection of minerals' for  exhibition purposes, advises that you  and otheis  have  kindly  premised  to give iis certain, specimens'of the  ores found in,your locality.     ',    _  Would  you   please'.advise how  soon we may   expect  these,   what  they will consist of,, aud at the same  time give  us an  idea  of the cubic  contents of the  packages' you  will  ssnd, as we have to prepare  plans  covering  our' space    at  St.- Louis  and aie anxious to provide for all.  The C. P. Ry-   is  authorized   to  accept 'packages   and    pay   back  freight charges thereon from point  of shipment to theii'liiie.  Hoping  to    hear   from you   by  return, I remain,  Yours very truly,  Jas. Brodie,  Secretary.  B'. 'GOLD    HO USB,  d;sc.overy. b. c. -     '���     /    .  ''    .'A STRlCTLY^IRSrlXASS HOTEL.'  CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS & Cl GARS-  Mixed DrinhsaSpecia.ty.       ���    , .,��.m,ne  DININO  KOOM-SU..PU��D   WITH   T,.��  ����ST  TIl.C  MA^KUT   AVl'OKOS.  Vegetables Daily Viom our own Garden.  ''       Breakl-a^, 6 to 9, ^i.ich,   r2 to 2, Dinner, 6 lo.8.  Breakiaal, 0 10 9, m"��ui,   -- -^ -���  "RQUTE  1   ,y.��� -�� Service    Dailv  (except  Sunday), between  Passenger and Jixp.ess &eiu(��,   iJau-   J*    H^ d Inlernied,ate  ���Wes.aph Seiv.ce lo fn���*-   g����\^Z United States.  ^.Kl.r^^ss^Si. T^��pt. t Esiiress -  DISCOVERY.  ns  Clothing- j��  THE   LATEST - STYLES.  Complete' Stock of Dry Goods  'THE    LATEST   IN    HATS,,   BGOTS     AND     SHOES*  00-     '     GOLD    SEAL'  GUM    BOOTS  Our Goods are the Best and Our Prices the Lowest.  as'  IV  MS EXPOSITION.  Department    of    Agriculture  Anxious   to   get   Atlin  Mineral Exhibit.  In an , article appearing in our  issue of June 6 and iu our editorial  of July 4 we drew lhe attention df  the mincis here to the importance  of Atlin being well icpiesented al  the Louisiana 3'uichase Exposition,  to be held at St.   Louis.  The Atlin Distiict Board of Trade  will bring the matter up at their  next monthly meeting, when in all  probabilities a committee will be  appointed to attend  to the   matter.  The following letteis to tlie editor  speak for themselves and any  'samples or  specimens   bi ought  lo  Sunday School Picnic.  St. Andiews " Annual .Sunday  School Picnic was held on Friday  last the 24th. About 8:30 a. m.  the children weie at the church iu  full force where they were soon  joined by teachers and parents;  halfau hour later live well laden  stages started out for Surprise  Lake with as gay and merry a  party  as ever left Atlin.  The day was an ideal one for  picnicing, and although the roads  were somewhat dusty the long  drive was thoroughly enjoyed by  old and young alike, especially by  the new comers. Surprise Lake  was 1 cached soon after eleven  o'clock a. m., and after a suitable  shady nook had beeu secured,  cloths were spread on the green  grass and the children were soon  enjoying the many dainties prepared  for them.    A   feast    for the older  Hie Canadian lank of Commerce..",  1      CAPITAL    PAID    UP   $8,700,0*00.  Rssmkvk,  .^..P00.000*  Branches of the Bank at Jeattie,  ^ franoigo0f  , , >        Portland,  Skagway, etc.  Exchange sold cm ail Points*  _  GOLD DUST PURCIIASED-ASSAY   0**ICK  IN  CONNECTION.  ^ -   ' D,. ROSS, Manager.  E.   ROSSELLI,   Proprietor.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  UIOICESf WINES. LIQUORS AND CIGARS���������CASE GOODS A SPtUALTY.  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATER    GATOS,  ANGLE   STEP^RIM^   ^^    ^  Pssmpmg &   Hoisting   Machinery.  Estimates furnished on application #        w'tre.  The Vancouver Engineering Woiks,  Vancouver, B. C.  A. C. Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin. B. C  1 ���  ^1  rawtu. !-"H*-***! tiTtF���tr-** wrr -��� w* inm**rv<v-  m "TTrTirn ri^mi��rji^iinMiiMiii'iiiif��7ni  fW*. lWJVB.V*'W��nt*����l����oi I  n  I'J.  J-!  ���$A  15? 4*  II  hi  n  m  w  lit  I3h  t!5  K  si;  ���   ���',  "yy(c>sy  ATLIN,  B.C.,  SATURDAY.   AUGUS'T     1/1903  *ji  caii   give- You   as Good Value for your CASH as1  ^*      any House in, Town.  0 , ' Try   us   with ��� ##   aw��#  see.  ����a * ^ ^ .^ioris- etc.  'Giant ��� Powder xon  haiid.  ellttfl-'S. gQ*   Successors'to ;^ fl. JfMX frgO. , -'    '  yc  ones,, followed; after which all  joined 111 .various games. This  was followed by a strol^ through  the woods; then a piograunne of  races,was gone through iu which  the following ' weie lhe piime  winners:  Boys ifnder 10 yeais; ist. C.  Frase 1. Boys under 12 yeais; ist.  1-1 Cosligau.' Big boys uice; ist.  1-1/ Eraser.    Boys potato utcc;   irl.  .'\V. Blacls-ctt. , ,  '    ,''  Girls uikler 10 yeais; ist. Nellie  Stables.^ 'Girls under 12 years; ist.  Beinicc Blackctl:   Big girlsriace;  ,.ist, Kthcl   Pillnuin.    Ladies   nice;  r ist. Mrs. Stables. 2iul.<iMis. Wheel-  ing/  " After lhe races a iclurn wa^  made lo Swan Lake, whcie suppei  was saved and a 'couple of plesanl  hours apenl. Many merry songs  weie sung on the" return   tiip  and  < all reached home in safety aftei' a  days outing that will long' be- le-  membeied by all. ,    .'"  King Edward and Queen Alexandra, accompanied by Piincess  Victoria and their, suits aie on a  visit to Ireland, thev, left London  for Holyrood on July 20, '"where  the loyal yacht was awaiting' their  Majesties/  , H  flU  The Golden Gate Hotel at Nome  was completely-desliojed by  fue.  ��� Mr. and'1 Mrs. Hopkins, and  Sheiman Oiigg, all ol* Pitfsbuig,  Pa. weie binned to death.  Mv.', A. Ayleswoith, K. C.  formally accepted  appointment  to  lhe vacancy on the Alaskan Bound-  * ��� . > -  aiy commission:  No fish traps will be allowed this  year in Biitish Columbia.  Mr. John Wilson has been appointed reluming officei foi cAtlin,  foythc Piovincial  general election.  , SPECIAL MEETING.  A. spocial Meeting of thoBonid ol Licence  Commissioners Will bo held in the Court  House, Atlin B. C, 011 the evening of Saturday, August l")th.'at the hour of7.30 o'clock,  to consider the following application:  " FRANCIS GEORGE' ASRTON*���"Traiisfer"  of Daw son Hotel, Taku, ,13. C.   ,  ,.     " \ Walter Owen,  '     Chief  Licence Inspector.  A tlin, 15. C. July 2Sth. 1903.  theneo in a westerly dueetion lOt'/flcet,  thence northerly 104K fret, thence cnstcilj  104W feet, thenee southeilj 10JV, ieet to  point of commencement, containing one  riuaitorof mi aero moio oi lesb. fr  Duteil  ut  Atlm,    M'. C.   tint,   25th  day   of  Juno, 1IKI.I. ,,  1   'J'lie Hriti.h Columbia Power  .        '  ' \.    A. Manufacturing Co., Ltil  '   jeO-8Qil.  Nc  O'J'H/l', is lioieby gnoulhnt nflui.liOilnjs  Iroiii date, I intend to applj to the  CliJul Commissioner ol Lnndh uuil Woiks  lor pel mission to inn chuso tho following described I met of land 111 the Atlm disluel foi  ngi ictiltui'al purposes: commencing at an  iuiti.il post, ipluutod aboiil'ono nulu uoith-  east ol AU111 tow usite, thcuoo 1 mining east  ���10 (���liniiih, llioiiC'O north 20 chums, thunco west  IU ohniiis, thenee south 20 chains to tlie point  ol oomniouceinoiit, containing 80 acre's moro  or less".     ' . _ , J. T.'ltHC.AN.   '  Dated at Atlin,  11. C, Una 4th dny'of Juno,  11)0.1.   ,      * ^ ,    joO-COd  "RJOTICJ; is hereby, gheu that after SO clays  fiom dulo,r 1 intend to appb to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and "Works  for a 21 jour lease of tho follow ingdeseiibed  hind, situated at tho head of Iloulder creek,  in tho Atlin District, commencing at a. post  maiked, "C. D Newton's S. W. cornoi,"  thence 20 chains in a noith-eastorlj direction, thence 20 chains in a noith-westerlj  dii'ection, thenee 20 chains in a south-w os-  terlj duoction, thence 20 chains in a southeasterly direction to point ot'LOmineuce-  nieut, eontainiiip; 40 acres moieoi less.  Dated at Atlin, U  C.,this 1st day of June,  1903.      " ' '.v ~    "���~cri). Nevtos,  ^ je6-30d   . . %  THE WHITE PASS & YUKON ROUTE:  Pacific   and   Arctic -It.ulwaj   and Na-WKation' t'ompaiij,  Bi ltish Columbia Yukon   Ilailwaj   Company. ,  Rutish Yukon   Railway Company,  ��� IN EliTCCT   JANUARY 7 1901,  Dailj  except Sunday.  No.lN.   B.  2nd class.  S. 30 p. m.  m.'so ���  11. 40 a.m.  12*20  "No.l   K. B  1st class.  9 30 a  m.  lO.rnj    ���  11. 00 (  11. Id      ���  12. lr. j  12. 33 ) p ra  2.10   ���  4.30  LV.  SKAGUAY     .  "WHITE PA.SS  liOG CABIN  AR  No.   2. S. Bound  ' 1st class.  i. 30 p. m.  S   OS  3.00   ���  '    2.10   ���  I        1. 35 j  1. lo j p.m  11.50 a.m  9 30  No. i S. Bound  2nd class.  AR  4.15 a. m.  2. 10 ��� '  ���      1- 00 ���  12.20   p.m.  10.20    ���  7.00  UENNETT  2.4->   , 2.10   ��� ���    'CARIBOU  G. 10   ��� 4.30   ���        xAR     WHITE HORSE LV 9 30     ,,       LV        7.00   ���  Passengers must be at depots in time to have Baggage inspected and checked.    Inspection is stopped 30 minutes befoio leuwiiR time of tram.  150 pounds of baggage \\ ill bo checked f reo ^vltll each full faro ticket and 73 pounds  with each half faro ticket.  DO NOT FORGET ' YOUR  DUTY.    REGISTER YOUR  .YOTE AT ONCE.  AA*V*>^A/V!<AA^VVV*A'VI��A<'VVVVVAA  3. G. CotlSELIi.  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  '    IN  CONNECTION.  Hoadnuaitois for Brook's stage.  DISCOVERY, B. C.  Finest of.liquors.     Good stabling.  {'  Un. Sands, Proprietor.  BATHS  o  BARBER SHOP  G. H.I?OrD        Prop.  Now occupj their now* iiuurtots next  to tho Bank ot B. N. A.. First Sticot.  The hath rooms aro equally f\s good as found  in cities.   Pthato Untranca for ladies.  Pellew-Harvey, Bryant & Gilman  Provincial Assayers  1 The Vancouver Assay Office, Established IS90.  , �����*   W. WALLACE GRIME & Co.,  Agents. i  Largo or Small Samples foiw arded for AssSy  NOTICE.  JJOTICU is hereby givon that Sixty days  after dale lI intend to apply to the  Chief Comniissioner of Lund's and Works  for permission to purchase tho following  described tract of land m the Atlin district  for agricultural purposes: Commencing  at an initial post, planted about ono mile  north-cast of Atlin Tow usito, thence running east 40 chains, thenee south 20 chains,  thence w est 40 chains, thence north 20 chains  to tho point of commencement, continuing  SO acres moro or less.  "William McNcrn.  Dated at Atlin, B. C , this 22nd duy of June  19��S- Jno  21G0d  jyjOTiCE is hereby given that aftor 00 dnys  from date, we intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lauds and Works  for pormishiou to purchaso ono-auartor of  nn acroot land for a site for a power plant  in tho Atlin District, situated ns follows :  Commencing nt a post marked "The  British Columbia Power & Manufacturing  Co., Ltd.'s S.L. corner," planted at a point  on Discovery street, in tho Town of Atlin,  "JVJOTICE is hoioby given that Si\.tj days  , after date I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands aud Works  for permission, to puichase tho following  descubcd tract of ,land for agiicultuial  purposes: That paicel or ti act of land situated-in the Atlm Lake Mining Division,  commencing at a post planted at^'a point  on the eastern boundar> of Atliii Town-  site, thence noith 20 chains, thonco Kast20  chains, thence south 20. chains, theneo west  20 chains to point'of commencement, containing 40 acies,   moie or less.        '  ' .  " J Chas. R. Myeus.  Dated at'Atlin, B.C., this 23id daj  of Ma\,  1903 ' mj30-G0d  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  x������ ������~  The   YELLOW    JACKET    Miiie'i-af Clami,  situated  on   Pine   Cieek, 'about    one  mile  east of Discovery,   in   tho   Atlm  ,    Lake Mining Ohision of Cnssiur. B. C.  ���RJOTICL is liuichy given that I, Julius  'LN M. Uull'i'ier, F.M.C., No. 133V.1D0. Agont for ,  the North Columbia Gold Mining Co..F.M.C.,'  'No. D3IIU, intend GO dnjs from date horo-  ol, to apply to tho Mining llccotder for  a Ceitilhate oT liiipro^eiucntb, foi the purpose of obtaining a Crown txiant of tho  above claim. '  Ami Funiiibii 'J'.ike notice that action undei Section 37 must bo comineiiccd before  tho issuance oi such Coi tilicate of Improvements. ' >  Atlin, B. C, this 19th du> ot'.Muy, 1303. ,"  mj23-60d >   Julius M.'Rnil'iier, Agentt,  "< '   '    /I*  ���yyy\\-  ^  Cortifieato of Registration of an  Extra-Ppovineial Company. L  :;;. *'^-yy;.  ,     " Companies Act, 1807,"     ~"  t   HEREBY   CERTIFY   that  I  have    this.  ���"���     day   icgistorcd   "The   McKee   Cons,oli-l  dated   Bidrauhc,   Limited"   as   an   Extra-  Pi oviuciat company under the *' Companies'.  Act, 1897,'^to eai ry out or oiVect all or.uny of  the objects tto  w hich the legislative authority .of the Legislature of lintish Columbia  extends. '    " '  Tho Head Olfico of.tho Compauj is'situato  at Hui on, in the county of Beadle, Stato of "  South Dakota.  The amount of the capital of the company  is 5,1,000,000, divided into one million shares  of one dollar each.        -..  The head oflice of the company in thii  Pioviuce is situate in Atlin, and Fletcher T.  Humslmw, Manager of tho Company, whoso  address is Atlm aforesaid, is tho attorney  for tlio compauj (not enpoweied to issue or  transfer stock).    -       *   ' - *        > ,  The time of the existence of the company  is 20 j ears,    ' ��� ' . * '  Given under mv hand and seal of office at  Victoria, Pro\ nice of British (Columbia, this  22ud day of  Maj,-oiie  thousand nine handled and thiee.     " ��� l'  ]L.&.]   .,                       S. Y. "Wooiton,     -  *    Registiar of Joint Stock Companies.  je^20-H                                                 '      ,:  DRINK THE'BEST  TCA.^  In I^ead Packets ol ^-n> and i -lb each.  For Sale by all First Class Grocers.  \  t-,  .���. ��^�� .  t  KELLY.   DOUGLAS  &  Co.. Wholesale Grocers,Vancouver, B.C.  Tl  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH.    EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER.      ,  French  Restaurant in   Gonnftction*  David Hastie,  Proprietor.  Corner of First and Discovery Streets.  A ^ H�����$o  2 for  a  Qu&rter*  Commencing Monday, April 20th, I will cut prices on all iny goods at  the   LELAND   HOTEL.        I have a large,stock of First C1ass  Goods and intend to dispose of tbem at Cost.       This is strictly a  Closing Out Sals.        Goods must be disposed of by July ist.  Hotel Building for Sale���No Reasonable Offer Refused.  E. P. OUESN.  E. S. Wilkinson, P.L.S. * (. v Wm. Brown, CE.  ' '      WILKINSON , & ' BROWN     ',-:  Provincial!  land!   Surveyors   &   Givil -Engineers*  Hydraulic   Mine  Engineering   a   Specially Office, Pearl  St.,near Third St,. ATMS, B.C.  . ���,r. i'<-<cy  - y y> �� 4  ,. <ji-,��    y   v .   "/��� y'im  1 it'  ***,  *lBm\t*mm\W^m\*\\\\%\t\^*%\\\\\l**\\m*wB *-"*'  ���l-'F-S^v!���"^^  ���"~  juoK/ejjAMfWs'-  5S55S3S  *5S5!K5HII!^^  ::|  ;)'  ���1  "y  li J;  THE PALACE MASSACBE.  GRAPHIC. STORY OF THE MURDERS AT BELGRADE.  Struggle. in  the  Dark���Conspirators  Unsuccessful at the Beginning���  1      Compelled a    Servant    to  Lead  I      Them to the King and Queen.  r-  X  \4  J ���>'  I'*,  4 ,Bclgrade, June 13.���The following is  ' a narrative of the Servian revolution  % given, by men who took an active part  in it:���Army officers to the'number  of ninety having formed a project of  ft revolt, among I hem being delegates  Ironi almost every garrison in Scrvia  nnd the majority of the officers of the  6lh Regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel Mis-  eliicli invited his comrades on Wednesday evening at n  o'clock to  meet in  .* the lialimmgdcn garden, and there, the  immediate carrying out of,,lhc intended deed was organized.  At r.4o"a.ni. the officers in the eight  groups went to the' Konak, the royal  palace. Each had a cue and especial  instructions regarding his part in the  revolution. Jin the Konak Palace the  revolutionaries had two important partisans in the King's body guard���Col.  ��� Maschin, Queen Draga's cousin (not  her brother-in-law,'as previously stated), and the King's personal adjutant,  ,-lLietit. Naumovics. The two officers  of the high military academy appealed at the appointed hour, at 2 a.m., at  the gate'of the Konak, where the  King's    adjutant,   Panajotovitch,   who  ' ,was in the conspiracy, handed them the  keys to the garden gate, which is always kept locked. First stepping'be-  ifore the, guard,at the Konak, one of  ',the two'officers called: "Throw down  your armsl"   -  ,* A fight-.ensued, with shooting on  both sides, in* which several persons  .were wounded.. The revolutionaries  then entered the front garden without  hindrance and reached the courtyard of old.Konak, where Lieut. Naumovics was awaiting.     He opened the  ' lock of the iron door, leading to the  front room on the first floor. By this  it was seen that the Konak was carefully closed and that danger was sus-'  pected. .Hurrying upstairs (o the first  floor, the. revolting officers, attracted  the attention of the palace attendants  and the royal couple by the noise of  shooting.  .Lieut. Petrovitch, alarmed by'the unwanted hubbub, hurried forward, a  drawa revolver in one hand and in the  L other a' sword. "What do you want ?"  he cried. < ^  "Show us where the King and ..the  Queen are," came the reply. '  ' "Back,", cried Petrovitch. and at the  same moment a ball stretched him *on  .the ground. The revolutionaries pressed forward, when suddenly the electric  Jight went out. All stood in darkness.  In the greatest excitement, and feeling  their    way,    the    revolutionaries  .climbed the  stairs  and  got into    the  ��� dark ante-room to the King's apart-  >ment. - Here they found candles and lit  -them.    This  seemingly slight circum-  ��� stance was decisive to the whole ac-  :iion. Without light they could not  .'have found the victims, who fled from  ���their sleeping apartment through corri-  ��� dors and numerous rooms, and might  ,2iavc'escaped; but part of the offi-  .cers, with burning candles, and others  with pistols, commenced to search for  ;the royal couple.   In breathless haste  .the    conspirators    ran    through    the  irooms, opened wardrobes, and looked  behind curtains, but in vain.    In  the  -ante-room connecting the corridor between the old and new Konak, the sergeant of the gendarmes was sleeping.  Awakening, he stepped before the revolutionaries,  who  felled  him.  At last Queen Draga's servant was  'found.  -He wounded Captain   Dimmi-  ���trevic   severely,   but   was   spared,   because he was needed in finding the fleeing couple-   Indeed, this servant showed the officers where King Alexander  .and Queen Draga had gone to conceal  themselves.    When  he  had  told   this  he was shot.    Col. Maschin now? joined  the  revolutionists   and   led    them  back to the sleeping apartment, where  fthe Ktngfs adjutant tried to hinder the  search.  He shot at Lieut. Naumovics,  who  fell  dead.    The other killed  the  adjutant.   After a long search, a small  door leading into an alcove was discovered, but was found locked. It was  broken in with an axe, and here  the  royal  couple   were  found  in   undress.  The older officers first intended forcing  the   King  to    abdicate,   but   the  young officers  were  in  no  mood  to  hold   back,   and    shot    at   the   royal  couple.   Nobody knows, in the excitement, who fired the first shot, but it  is generally said it was Lieut.  Kis��ic.\  After the murder  King Alexander's  body was found entirely covered with  blood, while that of Queen Draga was  absolutely torn by bullets.      The  report that the bodies were thrown out  of a  window into the garden  is    un-  irue.     The young officers intended to  do  so,  but  Colonel  Maschin prevented it, exclaimed, "That would be barbarous."   All the servants of the royal  :oup!e fled when the first shots were  heard,   with   the   exception   of   Queen  Draga's servant, who was found dead.  At twelve minutes past 2 all was over.  Colonel Maschin issued from the gate  of the Konak,    around  which    great  crowds had    collected,    and made . a  speech,  saying :   "We  have    now  destroyed  the  dynasty of  the  Ubreno-  witchs   and have got rid of the    dis-  honqrable woman who was the Kings  evil "spirit.    Long live Servia." '    #  The people responded : "Long live  the army."  Almost simultaneously with the butchery in the palace, die troops-endeav  ored to arrest ah the relatives of the  Queen and those Ministers whom the  conspirators disliked. Two brothers  of the Queen, Lieut.-Cols. Nikola and  Nikodern Lunjcvics, were speedily'seized and escorted by' a detachment of  troops from their dwelling to the guard  room of the divisional commander.  They were evidently' not suspicious of  their doom, and were lighting cigarettes when they were shot dead _ by  eight soldiers. Premier Markovics,  Gen. 'Pavlovitc, Minister of War, and  M. Todorovics, Minister of, the Interior, were all, as they attempted to de-  ,ferid  themselves from arrest,  shot by  ne'froops." The two former were Rilled and tiie last named is just alive tonight.  The autopsy held has proved that the  ,latc King received thirty shot wounds,  many of them deadly. Queen Draga  had numerous shot and sabre wounds,  and it is alleged thai her body was  torn in a barbaric fashion. The appearance of the royal apartments is indescribable. , The doors and floors are  shattered, and the ruins drenched with  blood.  Shortly after midnight the bodies.of  lhe dead King and Queen .were carried  to their last resting-place. It was a  pitiful sight. Al! day long the victims  were reposing in rough coffins, and had  Iain exposed to the gaze of those who  had killed them and to the privileged  of the curious. There were unpleasant  evidences of the public sentiment  against the late royal couple.    _ Some  , persons even spat on the remains.  The' sisters and nieces of the  late Queen, who had been arrested by  the military authorities, were expelled  from the country.  WAITERS ON STRIKE. ,   .  �� ��� .  Hotel Employees of Chicago Are  .   Oout.  Chicago, June 13. ��� Union employees in ten of the large hotels  have, struck. Approximately 2,000  men, chiefly waiters and cooks, arc  out, chiefly for higher pay. The large  family hotels are the principal sufferers. 'At the Sherman. House 380 men  walked out, completely liemg up tlie  dining-room and bar service. Among  the other establishments affected,  most 'of which will make an effort to  continue, with 'the aid of their guests,  are: The Windermere, Hyde Park,Met-  ropolot Delprado, Vendome, Kenwood  and Lakota.  While the union meeting "/as  going on ,last night the Restaurant-keepers' Association, an'  organization distinct from the. Ho-  telkeepers' Association, was holding a  stormy meeting, and after midnight G.  W. Walton, President of the association, ,was deposed from the chair and  expelled from the organization after  being openly accused of acting as a  mediator between labor leaders and restaurant owners with a proposition to  settle  the strike' for $7,000.   '  , ���     .   -  \      J   - ���  "  RUSSIA SCORES A POINT.  Gains Practical Freedom From Chinese Custom.  Pckin, June 13.���The question of  the establishment of Chinese customs  offices at Dalny and on the Russian  frontier, of the leased territory, is practically settled. It is an important matter, because in the absence of customs  stations China has been losing considerable revenue directly by the admission of dutiable goods through  leased territory into Manchuria, duty  irec, and indirectly by the injury done to  Ncwchwang by this differential treatment. Russia had the right, under the  Manchuria railway convention of 1898,  to appoint a customs officer, reporting  direct to1 the Pekin Government, and  uncontrolled by the maritime customs,  and had nominated Protasief, the ex-  Finance Secretary of Port Arthur, in  that capacity. She now consents t��  adopt tlie German Kiaochau system,  under which the commissioner is always a German, appointed by Sir Robert Hart, and approved by the Germans. All the staff, however, though  Germans, are controlled by the maritime customs.  ' While granting the shadow, however, Russia retains the substance, for  she nominates the commissioner, Pro-  tasieff, above mentioned. Moreover,  his staff will be Russians, and, though  they will all nominally be controlled  by the maritime'customs, the revenues  will be paid into the Russo-Chinese  Bany, which, except at Newchwang,  enjoys a monopoly of the foreign  banking of Manchuri.i.  RUSSIA'S BIG DEFICIT.  Indirect Taxation Necessary to Offset the Loss.  London, June 15.���The Times pub-  Ishes an abstract of Finance Minis-  er Witte's statement regarding the  Inancial situation of the Russian lim-  lire, made at a secret sitting of the  mperial Council, showing that wilh-  mt the maintenance of certain indi-  ect taxes there would have been a  'eficit of twenty-three million roubles,  fhe total excess of railway cxpendi-  ure over receipts will reach at the  nd of the year the enormous sum of-  ixty million roubles. Within the last  wo years the deficit on the working  if the entire railway system will  each eighty-four and a half millions,  fhe Finance Minister was compelled  o ascribe this situation mainly to the  nforced construction of railways of a  lolitical and strategic character dur-  hg the last ten or fifteen years.  Vt. Plehve's Instructions.  STILL OWE'FIVE MILLION."  Ames ���Vc Cff. of Toronto Issue Another Statement.  Toronto, June 15.���A. E. Ames &  Co. handed out the following statement on Saturday afternoon :���       ' -  "The trial balance up to close .of  books yesterday afternoon shows liabilities as $5,142,708.07, ..compared  with $10,140,000 ' on May ^3*st last.  ,To-day being a short day the reduction of liabilitie'srrfrotn the foregoing  figures has been Only about $150,000,  but a much larger reduction is likely for Monday through taking up of,  securities by clients.  "The amount at credit of savings  depositors'is $243,097.64,'being identical with the amount as, at June 2 last.  "Good further progress in the taking up of securities by clients can be  made for several days yet, after  which  the position  will  be simpler. ,  "The relation of this firm to the affairs of the Atlas Loan'Company has  been exaggerated. No doubt the  amount of money; (hat company has  with us as 'margin upon the securities we are canrying for them is important; but it would be unjust for  the people of St. Thomas to consider  that if the company had been strong  in other respects its relations with  us, so 'far as the firm's responsibility  is concerned, would have resulted in  the closing of its doors.    '  "We ask from our creditors a little further patience, until the accounts  are reduced to a narrow compass..  An indication will be given by Wednesday or Thursday of the reduction  made in liabilities from the figures  given above." , >J  ENOBMOUS EXPANSION,  .NORWEGIAN ASHORE.  Allan Line Steamer Will be a Total  Wreck.  St. JohtyNfld., June 15.���The'Allan  Line . steamer ' Norwegian, ' Capt.  White, from Montreal for Glasgow,  'with a general cargo and cattle, went  ashore at Cod Roy this morning., It is  likely that she will be a total wreck.  Her crew threw her cargo and cattle  overboard.  CROWN WILL INVESTIGATE.  Scarlet Fever Treated by Christian  * '  .       Science.  Toronto,, June 15- ���, The ' Attorney-General's department .acting on information from Crown Attorney Dewart, on Saturday issued instructions to Coroner W. A. Young to  Inquire into the circumstances of the  death of Hilda Frazee, the five-year-  old daughter of Lorenzo D., Frazee,  manager of the Frazee- Storage Com-  ttany. The little'girl was taken with  scarlet' fever about two weeks ago and  died on Tuesday night last. She was  buried the following morning in Mount  Pleasant Cemetery. .    .  During the time of her illness it ��s  jaid that no medical practitioner was  called in, but that the little patient  svas given Christian Science treatment. Dr. Geo. H. Carveth called  in just as the child was'dying, and issued a death certificate.  DEATH OF CAPT. HOBBS. .  Thirty Years in Civil Service���Died  in Harness.  t  .Toronto, June 15. ��� Captain  George' Hobbs of 125 York-  ville avenue died Saturday at his  home after an illness of a couple of  weeks: Capt. Hobbs was for thirty  years a clerk in the Provincial Registrar's Office, and practically died in  harness, having attended to his duties  until two weeks ago, when he was  obliged to stop on account of a severe  cold. The immediate cause of death  was  paralysis.  The Shamrocks Arrive.  New York, June 14.���Safe ani 'sound  after a rough passage from Gtourock,  Scotland, of 16 days and 22 hours, Sir  Thomas Lipton's latest challenger for the  America's Cup, Shamrock III., is now  lying at anchor off Tompklnsville, S.I.,  where she arrived at 10.20 this morning  In company with the steam yacht Erin  that had towed her most of the way  across the Atlantic, and by the Shamrock  L. towed by the British tug Cruiser. The  166 men which manned the yachts and  their convoys are all well, and there were  no accidents to mar the passage,  TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES.  Tho Italian Cabinet resigned.  The Scott Memorial Orange Hall waa  dedicated at Winnipeg.  Lord Dundcnald will <probably visit  Niagara cam; this week.  Mr. James Carmichael, postmaster of  Oshawa for tho last 30 years, Is dead at  the age of 83.  Tho corner-stone of tho Wychwood  Presbyterian Church was laid by Rev.  Wylio C.  Clark.  Dr. Charles Morse of Ottawa has been  appointed lecturer in jurisprudence at  Trinity  University.  Violent rainstorms flooded many mines  m the St. Etlenne district of Franco, compelling cessation of work.  Gen. Matos, leader of tho Venezuelan  ���obels, acknowledged complete defeat and  isked President Castro's forgiveness.  Tho Supreme Grand Lodge ot British  America, L. O. L., closed Its meeting at  Winnipeg.   The officers were re-elected.  Mrs. Lottie Mason Quine, President of  the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society  of tho Methodist Church In the United  States, died at her home in Chicago.  It la stated on reliable authority that  some oC the largest Are Insurance companies doing business in Ottawa havo  decided to close their offices in that city.  THE VAST GRAIN   EIELDS OF  t       1   MANITOBA.   -  Nearly Four Million Acres Under  Crop���Solving the Farm Help  Problem���Crop Conditions Never  Better.  Winnipeg, June 15.���The, rapid expansion of western Canada is mirror-  id in ,thc crop bulletin issued by the  Department of Agriculture of Mani-  .oba. It shows an immense increase  n acreage, satisfactory growth of the  iairying industry and greater interest in mixed farming on the part of  :he western agriculturists. This'year  ���here' arc ,3.757,173 'icrcs under crop  is compared with 2,039,940 last year;  af this 2,442,873 acres' are under wheat,  is'compared with -',039,940 last year.  555,131 are under oats, as compared  with 726.069, and lo llax 55,000 acres  ire devoted as compared with 22,005  In 1902. ' There are similar, increases  n all coarse grains with the exception  Df barley, which shows a t decrease of  {,253 acres." This is .accounted for by  ihe fact that-many farmers have gone  largely into .the growing of spelts.  Expansion is shown in all districts ^of  lhe Province. ' Increased population  accounts for the increase in the iicw-  tr sections and increased "acreage in  the older. East winter the farmers  fattened 13,986 head of cattle and carried through 126,846 milch cows. Of  !hc cattle about two-thirds were used  for home consumption. ' The number  of milch cows has been increased since  die advent of spring, and indications  point to a profitable dairying" season  ind a large output of butter. .. Just  lbout one half as many extra male farm  aands will be rentiircd to-garner this  teason's harvest as last year,'the rea-  ion being that farmers arc profiting  ay the experience of other years, and  aave engaged help before it is really  ���equired; 5,158 extra men will satisfy  ihe demand. Already 11,744 are em-  sloyed. ' Female help is still greatly  .n demand; altogether it is estimated  :hat 3,960 could be employed, and 3,-  153 are now wanted.  . Crops never looked better at this  teason of the year than now." Rcn>ort��  from correspondents in aH sections of  Ihe ,'Province are to the effect that  grains were sown under favorable conditions and the weather since has been  ill that could be desired. From the  lime that farmersucommence'd' spring  vork the seeding weather has prevail-  jd.' It was .warm, but, not too hot  tor 'work by men _'and teams. The  result, has been .a perfect seed bed and  work .well done. ��� The rains that commenced -in the second week of May  were general all over the Province,  md reports of correspondents on crop  prospects on June 1 are repeated many  limes in the brief expression^ "Never  setter."  GREGORY'S SUICIDE. '  Penitentiary Convict Who Assaulted  " Keeper Kenny.  Kingston, June 15.���James Gregory, in the penitentiary for burglary,'  langed himself in the solitary cell. He  :ame from Port Arthur, and Avas the  nan who murderously assaulted Keeper Kenny, and was sent to the solitary  :ells to await his trial.*.  '    LARGE IRON COMPANY".  Three Millions    Capital���Many New  Corporations.  Toronto, June 15. ��� The Loon  Lake Iron Company has been'  Incorporated with an authorized  rapital. of $3,000,000, and head office  it Sault Ste. Marie. Michigan capi-.  ,'al is evidently behind this new On-  lario enterprise, the provisional directs being: J. F. Carey, Escanaba.  Vlich., attorney at law; Geo. Wayne,  Vlarquette, Mich., explorer; S. B. Mar-  lin, Patrick J. Hart and J. L. Q'Flynn  Df  Sault   Ste.   Marie.  Other new companies are as fol-  ows:���  King Edward Mine, Ltd., Bruce  Mines,  $200,000   capital.  J. M. Wilson Cordage Co., Chat-  lam, $55,000.  Imperial and General Agencies, Ltd.,  Toronto, $50,000.  Cluxton Oil & Gas Co., Chatham,  ��100,000.  Grundy Stove  Co.,  Guelph, $40,000.  Barrie Carriage Co.. Barrie, $40,000.  Jarvis Concrete Machines, Ltd., Toronto, $40,000.  Delta Upsilon Chapter House, Ltd.,  Toronto, $15,000; R. J. Younge. R. V.  Le Sueur, Geo. W. Ballard, H. H. De-  jew and S. P. Biggs provisional dircc-  jors.  An order in Council has been passed  :hanging the name of the Canada and  Dakota Cattle Company to that of the  Bar X  Cattle  Company.  ;pp story of the burning building when  j' section of the roofjcll and injured  Jieiii.    *' '       ',' -  The' Pope" Not, Dead.  Romejune 15.���The rumor that tlie _  Pope was dead, which resulted in hun-'  dreds, of telegrams of inquiry reaching  Rome/ went so far as to reach the ear  Df Leo'himself, and(waked him out ��*  his usual tranquility. He exclaimod  with some show of heat: "Because X  oegin to be old they are determinqfl  :o-shorten iny days. I am not the ol��-  :st of Popes. 'There ,havc 'been centenarians." .        '  THE KAISER'S QUARRELS.  He Parts With Two of His-Best Gen-  '  ' erals.  New York, Jrnc 15.���A Tribute  :orrcspondcnt at Berlin writes:���The  .Kaiser has quarrelled with two of his,  leading Generals. One of them is his  Brother-in-law, Prince Bcrnhard, the  ieir^ apparent to the Dtichy of Saxe-  VTciningcn, and husband of his sister  Charlotte. The misunderstanding be-  iwecn the,Princc and the Kaiser is of  bug date, going back, in fact, to the  :ime when tlie reigning Duke of Saxe-  VTciningenrmarried an actress,* but it  lad always been patched up again.  Now, however, the Prince has been relieved from his .command of the iotM .  fVrmy" Corps. ��� The other General,  Count Hacsclcr, was unable lo agree  with the Kaiser 1 oh the question of ra#-  ��ig the old fortifications of Metz, he being commander of the 16th ,Arn^r  Corps. Formerly Count Hacsclcr was '.  ionsidcrcd the brainiest of the'com-'  nanding Generals in the whole Germap  irmy,' and it had generally been b��-,  licved that he would' have been 'the  virtual commander in chief 'on the Gen-  man side in* the event of, a big wan.  At present there is left not a single one  of the'military chiefs of renown'who'  fought in .the war of 1870-71, vcither  on the German or the French 'sid|,  and the outbreak of another great wajr  would be, therefore, in more ,than one -  sense, a leap in the dark.   '  ��� ��� = i~ 1  ALL FOUR DROWNED.  Man,   Woman  -and   Two   Children ���  Named Guay.  ^.Montreal, June 15.���A' mail, a w��-  jian, and (two children were drowned in  a swift part of the St. Lawrence, near -  Bout l'lslc, last evening. From shoqf  the man was seen to lose control an" ,  ihe   boat  and   soon   the   other   occupants, becoming excited,   the boat.upset, throwing tbem all into the water.' \  - The name of the drowned (is -Pierae  Guay..    The others were his wife ana" '  children"  '   One  body has ^' been "recovered. ��� .   y  BLAZE AT DUNDAS.  Mayor and Several Others Injured-  Loss Will be Heavy.  Hamilton, June 15. ��� Mayor  Lawson and several other residents of Dundas were hurt at a fire in  ihe valley town Saturday morning  The fire was at the Ontario Felt Company's factory, and the loss amounted  :o several thousand dollars. The  Mayor's leg was broken, and Mr.  Frank Emory was badly cut in the  lead.     The injured men were in the  THE MARKET REPORTS.  Wheat is Firmer���Cheese and Live  .   Stock Trade���Advance in Eggs.  Saturday Evening, June 13.   >  Toronto St. Lawrence Market.'  ' Trade was good at St. Lawrence Market  this morning. The receipts in almost all  lines' were Heavy and a good erowd at  buyers were present. On the street trade  was less brisk, the rain helng responsible for light deliveries. There was no  gram sold, c  Diessed Hogs���The market was rather,  quiet and quotations are unchanged at  $7.75 to $S.25 per cwt for choice lightweight hogs and $6.50 to $7 for heavies.  - Butter���The .������ offerings were fairijr  heavy, but nearly everything was sol*.  Prices ruled somewhat firmer than thoap  of last week and pound rolls are quoted  at 16c to 20c. ���  Eggs���Are decidedly firmer. Farmers  say fhe hens are otherwise busy than in  laying eggs, and this accounts for the  scarcity. Prices ruled higher at 16c to 19o  per dozen. ' ' , ,   ,  Hay���Only two loads were in and being  both No. 1 timothy they sold at Jll ana  $14 per ton. . Mixed or clover, is quoted  nominally at $6 to $9.  Straw���There ,was none s offering and  prices are unchanged and nominal.  Cheese Markets.  London, Ont., June 13.���Ten factories offered 1,885 boxes; 200 Junes sold at 10*&c.  Belleville, Juno 13.-At our Cheese  Board to-day 33 factories boarded 3,2!|��  white and 150 colored, June cheese. Sales  were as for ws :-Watkins 720 white;  Hodgson Bros., AHI white; Magrath,, W  colored at 10 9-16c, -635 white at 10%��:  Hodgson Bros., 160 white at 10 7-16c; Ayer,  80 white at 1094c.  Cowansville, Que., June 13.���At tne  weekly meeting of tho Eastern Townships  Dairymen's Exchange hero to-day 44 factories offered 2,333 boxes of cheese. Seventeen creameries offerd 1,171 boxes of butter. Oheese-sold at 10%c to 10 9-16c; butter, ]'>V��c to 19%o.  Watertown,    N.Y.,    Juno    13.���On    the  Cheese Board to-day 6,453 cheese sold at  10%c for largo, 10%c /or small white and  white and colored twins.   Market active.  % mOSb ton-m-64!30IV ...%ow tfU-Wi-.l-'J'S  Canton, N.Y., Juno 14.-Offered, 60 boxes  largo choese, 2,660 twins, 1,120 tubs butter  Largo sold at 10%c, twins at 10V��c, butter  at 21%c  Cornwall. June 14.���Tlio offerings at the  Cornwall Cheese Board on Saturday weijp  1.230 white and 883 colored. All sold but  one lot of 60 boxes. White went at lO&o  and colored at 10 9-lCc. The sales wore :���  Hodgson Bros., 1,021 ; James Alexander,  923 ; Lovell & Christmas, 109.  ,  East Buffalo Cattle Market.  East Buffalo, June 13.���Cattle���Good demand : steady, unchanged ; veals, $6 to  $6.75. Hogs-Rccelpts, 2,800 head ; fairly  active, 25c to 30c higher ; heavy, $6.60 to  $6.75 : mixed, $6.70 to $G.85 ; Yorkers, $6.JP  to $6 90; pigs, $6.75 to $6.85; roughs, $5.60  to $6.75; stags. $4 to $1.60. Sheep and lamba  ���Receipts, 800 head ; steady ; top lambs,  6 to $5.76 ; yearlings, $4 to $6.25; weathena,  $5 to $6.35; owes, $4.75; shee'p, top, mlxeH,  $2 to $5.  Chicago Live Stock.  Chicago, Juno 13.-Cattle ��� Receipts,  BOO; cattle nominal; good to prime steew,  $5 to $5.35; poor to medium, $4 to $4.89;  stookers and feeders, $3 to $4.75; cows an��  heifers, $1.60 to $1.85; canners, $1.60 to  $2.90; bulls, $3.50 to $4.25; calves, $2,60 to  $6.75; Texas fed steeis, $4 to 51.65. Hogs���  Receipts to-day, 16,000; Monday, 45,008c  loft ovor, 12,000; mixed and butchers', $5.90  to $0.25: good to choice heavy, $11.20 lo  ���� 35;   rough heavy,  $6.90 to  $6.20? i&ama&&mtkWBi3WBsiB&  M��  If''  ���41  iii<  il  I  iSa J  II'  m  I  ;���'  I  ft  I  His Last Appearance.  By A. P. Doble.  HEN   Lemuel Cadbury   pro-'  w  posed that the village ol  Slocum should hold a jubilee celebration, the younger  citizens were .delighted with  the idea. Lemuel was head, clerk in  Ketchup's grocery, and was looked up to  as a rising young man. Besides being  the owner of a rolling bass voice, he had  quite a, turn for composing poetry, and  many a time Ids thoughts were on higher "tihihgs as he weighed out lard or mea-  , sured molasses. His "Lines on the Death  of Hannah 'Mclnnis" were considered  reiy touching, and sorrow '^relatives  tried <bo enlist bis sympathies when they  ���wanted obituaries composed for tho do-  panted. , ��� J  For some months Slocum had been en-  gying exceptional musical advantages in  e person of Professor Valentine Water-  bouse, Who came once a week from tlie  city of Gridiron, fourteen^miles distant,  to iraftruiot a few select pupils in vocal  and instrumental nuisic. As lii3 clas3was  Surge enough to necessitate Ins stopping  ���,over .night jnJSlocum, his services were  ���it onoe engaged to taain those \vho wore  going to 'take part in the jubilee celebration. '  The professor was aiyold young man  ot short staturo, whose struggles with  poverty and a callous ! public had left  mm lean and ^prematurely bald, lie  readily took upon'himself the duty offered him by <a delegation of Slocumitea  headed by Lcm Cud bury, and practice  ���waa fixed for tho following Wednesday  evening. Notices were seat round to  , everybody in town" and the,result was a  round-up of. all tlio people in Slocum  who sang'or UiougOit they could. The  first thing io bo done waa to flx the date  tor the celebration. The professor  thought tluut two months would give ample tmie to prepare tho music thorough-  w; as it was getting on towaid tlie end of  I Oatober, the first week in January would  'be about rigibt. And this date was decided on,' The professor spoke'blandly  of several fine patriotic choruses and  part-songs which would take well and  be thoroughly up to date, and announced  thiat.at the next meeting he would sls-  aign'the parts and begin practice in earnest. ,      �� -  But this was more easily said than  done. When he caane to assign the parts  .be found that oil the men were basses  ���nd ail the women insisted on'singing  ���oprano. la vain the professor assured  tiie ladies thai the second part was fully  as important in chorus singing as the  treble. Mis. Keiohup, fhe grocer's wife,  informed him that she would*"sing second to ndbody," and the 'others followed  liar lead. And the men were either too'  lazy or too timid to take a note higher  tbaa D flat. At length the professor  waied wroth. ,He told tiiemhe would  try every voice, and that if' they did  not take the parts assigned them he  would wash his hands of the whole affair. - l     /  Mnally, out of. the forty-two female  voices he selected about seventeen or  eighteen to sing alto, but as they had  had no, previous experience he had to  beach theizn .their parts by the sheer  force of repetition. His success with the  other parts was not so , encouraging.  There was not a true tenor among the  whole fourteen male �� voices. Somehow  the tenors of Slocum had fought shy of  the jubilee. But the professor did not  despair.  -At the next me/ting it was decided  that an ode should ��e composed, to be  get to music, in honor of the town of  Slocum, and this delightful duty waa assigned to Lemuel, as having the moat in-  tenrate relations with the poetic muse.  Next practice night Lemuel produced an  ode ol eleven verses,' beginning as follows:  * *-  |   "Eair Slocum, dearest spot on earth,  I       Success to Thee and Thine!  ,   iWe greet Thee, City of our birth,  And pledge Thee now in wine I"   < ���  This was considered a very, fine effort,  and quite the best thing he had hitherto  , done. Slocum was as yet only a town of  Gome eighteen hundred inhabitants, but  of course it would grow. But a peculiar  and serious difficulty arose. Those who  hod temperance principles objected to.  pledging Slocum or any other place "in  wine," and insisted that these sentiments  must be changed or they would withdraw. This looked seiioui, so Lemuel,  sought the privacy, of hi*, chamber and  after another seance with the muse produced tlie following, fiom which they  could choose:  "Pair Slocum, may Thy woes grow less,  Thy blessings nevci -fail!  IWe proudly drink to Thy success  In Pierce's Ginger Ale!"  cr  "O Slocum, none than Thee more fair,  May Thy glories never fadel    '  IWe pledge Thee in u brimming bowl  Of sparkling Lemonade!"  Everyone felt thu1 Lemuel had done  what ho could to conciliate all parties;  but there was so much -wrangling as to  which versos to omit and which "to retain that finally, on the suggestion of  ^enezer Young, who was something of  fivfa,g, they compromised by singing the  whole thing, which amounted to 'thirteen  verses���alas! unlucky number I  However, barring these minor matters,  everything went well. The practices  wese well attended, the weekly meetings  bore their usual crop of love affairs, and  everybody was delighted. The accompanist was pretty Sadie Pendicott, the  daughter,  vied 'oy everyone, Jail. Professor Water-  house set the ode 'to music. He was  possessed of little originality, and tho  tune was a delightful combination of  "The ,Star-Spangled Banner" and "Rock  of Ages;" but it won all hearts, and the  ladies declared it '���awfully" nice." " -,��� ~  As the' day fixed for the celebration  drew near the 'professor began to grow  anxious. No tenois had as yet put in  an appearance. Names were mentioned  of�� several who sangY tenor, and these  were sought out by the professor and his  minions; but in spite of being cajoled and  ooaxed and bribed-with prominent parta  in the celebration they kept strictly out  act the game. There was one man in. particular ,that had been angled for to no  purpose. This was no less a person than  Aaron Pendicott, Mayor ofy Slocuan. He  iras the fortunate possessor of a rkfti  tenor voice, which time seemed tormako  jaore mellow. It was certain*that if  {hey could only get Aaron won over to  the good cause several others would iol-t  low in his train. They would bo sure to  ret Deacon LiUimug, who sang in a sort  k falsetto; but, as Lcm said, "it would  pass'all right in a crowd." Then there'  Iras Dave Stivers, a coffin-maker by  Irade, who had a wonderful voice, but  pot the*least idea of tune. If he could  be put alongside of someone who could  keep Irim in the right key ho was warranted to go like a tiombone. And there  were two or three others who wero sure  to join once the ice was broken. "��� But the  jucsfcion was how to get Aaron Pcndi-  jott. *EvcTy, means under the sun was  iricd except that of actually carrying  him to the practice hall: us'Aaron was  I. man who stood over six feet two in his  itockincfB and weighed [in tho neighborhood of two, hundred pounds, this plan  wasi left as a last resort.  First Lemuel Cadbivry aud Ehenezer  Voung, the schoolmaster, formed themselves into a deputation and waited upon  him, but Aaron said he had no time "to  bother with any of these new lilts;, he  left them for the young folks." Several  rimes Professor Waterhouse had broached  the subject in the front parlor, backed  up, of course, by���the fair Sadie, but,at  last he was so sat upon that he thought  It safest to drop the subject. Then tlie  [oldies thought tney might be able to prevail, and' a deputation headed by Mrs.  Ketchup and Miss Prinks, the milliner,  tought him out at his place of business,  the Slocum Carriage Works. All their  blandishments were wasted. Aaron was  obdurate. ' .,  Ail this time the eyentful day was  drawing nearer. The singers weie all"  well up in their parts, and the Slocum  Band had commenced to practice with  them. ' Bills were posted far and near,  and notices were printed in all the leading papeTs.K It had been .decided at an  early date "that all the" ladies jwere to  wear white, and most of them were getting their gowns ready. But as yet there  was no tenor. The professor and his  committee were becoming desperate. If  tenors could not be obtained before next  practice night the jubilee must fall  through. To try tossing choruses without tenors was like trying to make  bricks without straw. ' ,  Great needs make men rise to great oc-  saeions. It was decided to make one  Bupreme appeal to the . flinty-hearted  Aaron, and not to stop wrestling with  him until he consented to sing. With  the courage of desperate men, Professor  Waterhouse, with his two accomplices,  Lam and Ehenezer, bearded the carriage-  maker an his den, and after a two hours'  struggle Aaron consented to sing. In  fact, he gave in as the only way out.  Once having given his promise to help,  Aaron went into the celebration with all  his might. Every night he and tho other  delinquent tenors whom he had persuaded to join held practices with Miss Sadie  in the front parlor, with such good results that when the final practice arrived  they had their part perfect.  But if the professor believed that his  difficulties were" all over he was sadly  mistaken. When he tried to arrange the  altos behind the sopranos on the^sitagc  Mrs. Ketchup and Miss Prinks, who were  getting new white silk gowns, < strongly  objected. If .they were going to be hidden from the view of the audience they  might as well stop at home. Here they  had faithfully attended every practice  and had consented to sing alto much'  against then* will, just to oblige the professor, and now they were going to be  shoved back out of sight, while that  horrid Mrs. Tizzaid and that bold minx  of a Naylor girl were put right out m  tho front! They wouldn't stand it! In  vain poor Professor Waterhouse used  all the arts of flattery at his command.  They flatly refused to sing unless they  could be seen. To say that they had  the professor in a tight place is but putting it genteelly. They must be pacified.  It would never do to have any hitch, and  the celebration only two nights away.  He and" Lemuel set the machinery of  their mighty brains in motion and  evolved a plan. They would have tho  singers seated in tiers upon the pUtfoim.  There would.be four rows of scats, one  aibove another, of which tho two in front  would be filled by the sopranos and altos  in their white gowns, while behind t'lie'm  and forming a background would be the  tenors aud basses. Tliis would'afford every singer on opportunity to see and bo  seen. At a very simall cost the seats  could he put together just for tho eventful evening, and everyone thought that  when the curtain rose the effect would  be fine indeed. To Deacon Lillimug -vyas  assigned the duty of getting tho scats  made at once, so that they could be in  place the next evening for the final rehearsal, and others of the men were told  off to decorate the old Town Hall and  get it into such form as would do honor  to the great occasion. Every .town and  village has its jaek-knife carpenter, and  Slocum was no exception. The deacon  decided to givo the carpentering job to  Daniel Hemphill, a very deserving man  who was always so hard up that it was  a charity to put anything in his way.  He was not chosen because of his skill as  Mayor's      daughter,      and      a3      she  gracefully  took her place at the piano .      .   i. v t. v.  miring eyes in her d rcotion; but after >* carpenter, but because he was such a  practice it was the professor who accom-   WW ma�� ��Uld.th? f^her 4 mne. -8maU  panied her homo, poor Lemuel feeling  that ho hod not the ghost of a chance  against so much genius.  ��������� Lemuel as poet was admired and en*  aliildren. True, ho had never been known  to do a satisfactory job in his life, but  aro we not told that "He that giveth to  thejjoor lendeth to the Lord"?  All the next day a mighty upheaval  was going on in the old Town Hall,  which, by the way, had been the scene  ���if a chicken-Show a couple of days be-  /.re. After the sawdust had been removed by the barrel, the floor was  scraped and swept and scrubbed with all  the energy that Slocum could muster.  But all the'wuter'of Joidan and all the  soap of Slocum could never remove tho  odor which hung like incenso throughout  its ancient precincts. That had become  as much a part of the Town Hall as tha  very walls. Small boys could be seen,  ^urrying in all diiectdous, borrowing  flags and bunting from various of Hie  Slocum merchants, reluctant to lend, but  not daring to refuse. Business was,, almost suspended, as nearly all the men in  the village were tacking up mottoes and  inscriptions, such as "God Bless Our Native Town!" "Slocum, We Rise to Greet  Ihee!" and* others. Daniel, the godly  parent of the nine small oltspiing, luul  made therfour rows of seats, and theie  Ihey stood 'on the platform with tho  Iresh look of new lumber which wo��  ijuite inviting.  The final rehearsal waa a triumph. Not  i single flaw marred its course. The professor asked the men on the .two rear  rows "to sit as softly r.s possible," as the  seats, being only tcinpoiary, might not  be quite secure.   This was a very nece3-  lary precaution, as all tlie basses and  lenora were heavily built men, and it.  iros best 'to be on the safe side.  Long looked for comes at last!   .The  hibilee night had arrived.   Long before  tho doors of the Town Hall wero opened  srowds waited in orderly tows on the  adewalk.   People from all the neighbor*  Ing towns within a radius of  twenty -  niles had 'come to do" honor to Slocum.  The building was packed, and hundreds  iirere turned away disappointed.   Profes-  ��or Waterhouse felt that his 'hour of  triumph had at last arrived, and he cavorted  excitedly around, giving orders  and seeing to things in general.; When  Lemuel thought of his ode he saw Faaue  just .within his grasp.    And what-pen  :an describe  the costumes of the performers on that eventful night in Slo-  smn's history?    All the ladies-were in,  white,  except  Miss Clancy, the  dress-'  maker, who had been so busy making the  new gowns of the other, Slocum ladies  that she did not get her own finished.  Bhe wore the waist, an elaborate crcaJ  tion, but had to he satisfied to appear in  an old 'black skirt. But as she sat among  the altos this,"of course, would not be  noticed.   Every gentleman that was not  fortunate enough to possess a black coat  borrowed one, and it is safe to say that  every dress suit in Slocum was on duty  at the celebration.   All were faultless" as  tov collars,  ties   and   coats;   but  there  (vera various delinquencies asvto footgear.   They fondly imagined that, owing  to the arrangement of the seats,'their  feet -would not be ^visible, so moat of  ,bhem wore just whatever happened to  feel comfortable. There was a wonderful  assortment  of old overshoes, cowhides  piiltless of blacking, and boots whose  Jmtched soles and well-.ventilated uppers,  bespoke the economy' of   their owners.  Bbenezer Young, having been troubled  fori some time .with corns, wore an elaborate pair of crimson plush slippers embroidered  on  the 'toes with gold  sunflowers, i They had been the gift of his  best girl the previous Christmas, and besides being gorgeous were comfortable.  '���  Precisely at half-past eight the curtain  rose upon .the four tiers of smiling and  telf-satisfied    singers.      The   .processor  raised his baton amid the hush that per-  traded ^he throng.   Tlie singers rose as  ttne' man and began the ode.   It took  K>me time to sing  through the whole,  thirteen verses, and When, they finished  they sat down amid applause which was  ieaiening.   Whether it was the applause  that turned their heads it is impossible  to say, but they forgot to "sit softly'"  Above the clapping ,of hands was heard  *' sound like the cracking of the roof on  n winter's night_ magnified many times.  Ihen  followed an appalling crash.    It  seemed to the audience that a forest of  black sleeves and white cuffs, surmount-  sd by sheets' of musicj rose in the air;  then the basses and tenors disappeared  backwards, madly plunging.    AJas! for  the fell results of the number thirteen!  Ihe seats had given way.   Tlie confusion  was frightful.   Ehenezer 5Toung, who sat  it the  end, tried  to  stop   himself by.  slutching wildly at some of the 'bunting  irhriah decorated 'the wings.     It    only  served, however, to hinder his exit a moment or two while the audience bad a  slurred view of crimson  and gold-embroidered feet pawing the air.   The arms  nnd legs of Deacon Lillimug struck out  in  a vain endeavor to  seue a nearby  post, like ihe tendrils of a honeysuckle  seeking a support to cling to.  The effect upon the audience was like  .hat of on electiic shock. Some were'  ilarmed, gome indignant, some when they  thought of the array of feet so ittthless-  y exposed to view, laughed till they  :ried. Old Mrs. Scroggie, who was very  deaf and had not been inside the hall  for over twenty yeais, took it all as a  matter of course, thinking it sonic new  way of celebrating jubilees.  But more than the dignity of some of  the singers was huit. Young Mr. Styles,  I rising young dentist, was so badly  aurfc that a doctor had to be summoned  >n to the stage. Aaron Pendicott stittck  uis head on a rusty nail in a piece of  board which the deserving Daniel had  left lying around loose, and seven of the  unlucky jubilce-celebrators were carried  to their homes on stretchers.  Very soon after daylight the next  morning a tall and portly figure, armed  with a snake-whip, might have been seen  waiting outside Daniel Hemphill's door.  A.n hour or so later his patience was rewarded, and when Daniel started out he  was met by Aaron* Pendicott, who administered as severe a drubbing as a much  less godly man than Daniel might have  looked for. Aaron then made a visit to  Lemuel Cadbury, with the result that  Lemuel, the poet of Slocum, was incapa-  sitatcd for business for the space of a  week. Rumor hns it that lie also held  in interview with Professor' Valentine  Waterhouse, with the result that that  gentleman has never since been seen in  ���slocum.   Aaron felt  that he had  been  saseiy misled and" humiliated by these  three gentlemen,'and took tho law into  his own hands to obtain satisfaction.  Even to this day it is not wise to allude  in his presence to 'the Slocum jubilee,  which was his last appearance.       t ,  Did Burns Write" "Coiuin' thro'  'the Rye?"      '  1' < London "Truth"." ' ��'  Mr. Carruthers Gould/ in his clever  caricature concerning a recent election  which lesulted in tlie Liberal candidate  ���'Comin' Thro' the Rye," 'has, J see,  adopted the reading that the "Rye" wus  a cornfield. It has gencially been undei-  stood that the llye lefeiicd to wao the  rivulet in Ayrshire wheie Burns and'his  boy friends teased the girls who were  wading through the stieam with their  skirts tucked up, the damsels preferiing  to he kissed rather than to allow their  petticoats to diop into the water. But,  although the fact is little known, there  is authority for Mr. Gould's reading, at  any rate if the lines scratched on a pane  of glass at Mituchlinc bo genuinely by  Burns.    They  run:  "Gin a body kiss a body comin' through  the gmin,  Need  a  body  grudge  a body  what's a  i     body's am.  When, however, the song was first heard  In London at a pantomime in 1795, it began, "If a body meet a body going to the  fair." But, although I should not like to  say so in the picsence of a Scotsman,  there has always, I fancy, been a doubt  whether the lines are by Burns at all.  f Far-Reaching.  When Mrs. Grundy starts a tals  Ot gossip winding far and wide.  The way It speeds o'er hill and dale,  And spreads from town to countryside,  fou'd scarce believe 'twas whispered low  In secrecy's most guarded tone���  JTou'djthlnk, to have it travel so.  She must have used a megaphone.  AGAIN  AND M  I -1 iy  .r .using the Waste.  ' The last word In the utilization of waste  material seems to have been said by a  correspondent' of The American Machin-  at, says The Literary Digest, who writes  as follows to that paper > about a New  .Xork factory ~for the transformation of  Md tin cans Into various useful products.'  "I waa much i surprised and greatly inter-  sated a, few days since, when shown  :hrough a certain establishment near New  fork City, to find that the 'raw material'  ised consisted'1 chiefly of empty fruit and  vegetable cans rescued "by the cartload  from the dumps of the city. I had supposed,' up to that time, that the only purpose for*which such material was suited  was food for goats or to be attached to  the tails of unfortunate canines. The  principal products of this < establishment,  which is a foundry, are window-sash  weights, elevator weights and ballast for  boats. The weight castings are very hard,  and, when, struck with a hammer, ring  like steel., About the only tool which can  be usad for removing sprue*-and fins la  the hammer, as a cold chisel or file will  not stand up to the work. The fracturo  Df the round sash weights is smooth, and  ���hows crystals radiating from the centre  like spokes of a wheel. After delivery at  the foundry the cans are first piled Into  i large Iron grating, located under a  Iheet-Tron hood, which terminates In a  smokestack. They are sprinkled liberally  with crude oil, which is set on fire.   This  Process consumes the labels, loosens tha  lrt and melts <fce solder, which falls  through the grating, is collected, washed  ind melted, cast into Ingots and sold to  ke used again. Some of the cans, which  have simply lapped and soldered joints,  Belt apart' completely; these are sorted  ��ut and the sheets forming the shells ara  itralghtened out and bound into bundles  io be Bold to trunkmakers, who utilize  Jbem for protecting the corners of Saratoga trunks. They are also bought by  mtton manufacturers, who stamp from  ihem the disks used in cloth-covered but-,  tons. The remainder of the cans, being  nachlne-made, do not come apart. Thesa  ire loaded Into large carts, taken to tha  tharglng-floor on an elevator and dumped  nto the cupola. The cupola Is fed with  eoke and cans In alternation. There ls  occasionally .an old wash-boiler or a bun-  He of tln-rooflng used, but cans form  :he bulk_of the material The cans are so  light that some of, them are carried out  ��t the top of the stack by the force of  the blast, and a large screen has been  irranged to prevent the pieces from fall-  ng on tho roof. If among those readers  ��f The American Machinist to whom  :hese facts are new there are any who  lave occasion to use the elevators in the  ikyscrapers of New York, I can imagine  moh wondering how many empty cans it  took to make the weights which balance  :he car in which they ride."  Dangers From Fresh Paint.  House painting and decorating are Just  now in evidence, and the season Is not  without its dangers as well as Inconveni-  Micea to those who are compelled by ne-  :essity or slender means to stop at home  luring tho progress. Headache, says Tho  London Lancet, is a common experience  it this lime. Posbibly the oil with which  cho palntor mixes his pigments is sutfl-  :lent to cause nausea, although there  leems to bo lltlo doubt that minute q'uali-  :ics of load aic inhaled also People havo  ��oen known to suftor fiom a severo attack of colic after silting in a loom for a  .'ow hours a day In which thero wore  "canvnscs" covcied with whlto lead and  i drying oil. Ai lists, again, havo been  tttacked with paralysis owing to the ac-  Uon of tho oil p.tlnt. People Misceptlblo  to tho action of the pols,on should make a  itienuous endeavor to leave the house  Juilng Its painting and decoration, while  :hoso who are compelled to lemuln should  live In the frosli air aa much as possible,  tn the sleeping room a veiy useful pre-  tautlon ls to leave the washing basin full  >t clean water, or, better btlll, milk, during the night. In tho morning a greasy  .11m will bo found on tlio surface of tho  water. Milk Is a well-known absorbent  >f odors, and appeals, to act moro effectu-  illy than water for this pui pose, for after  tx.posuro in a freshly pulntcd house tho  nllk will be found to smell quite distinctly of paint. Our contemporary does not  mention the practice in some localities of  aanglng up a bunch of straw or hay dipped In water. By thjs means a larger wet  surface is exposed to tho air, with correspondingly Increased absorbent powers.  -London Telegraph.  "Say, old chap, can you read Scotch  Ualect?" /  "I'vo   written  several storie3  In   It."  "I know, but can you read It?"���Wash-  ngton Times.  Switzerland has 1,001 Mormons, besides twenty-seven missionaries, who  last year visited 12,944 houses and distributed 26,000 tracts.  Ten carloads of black walnut loga  were sold recently in Kentucky for export abroad, prlnclpallly to London,  Glasgow and Hamburg.  A Bailey, after Repeated   Disappointments, used Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  And now his Old Pain is Cone for -  Good and he Can do any Kind of  Stooping or Lifting Work.'    ' ���  Winnipeg, Man.; June 8.���(Special). -(  ���So many deaths are now'charged to  Kidney Disease and ailments resulting from disordered' Kidneys,that the  cure of, Mr. H. Bailey, of 256 Patrick street, of this ' city, is being,  widely discussed.   Mr. Bailey says:  "Some time ago 1 suffered a    lot'  with-pains across my back and in the ,  region of the Kidneys. .1 had    spent  considerable money in England treat-  '  ing this ailment, but got no penman- -  ent relief. - '  "All by chance I read of some-won-- ,  derful   cures by Dodd's Kidney Pills  and though my previous failures^made'_  me hesitate I finally, decided to.'try,^  them.    It was a fortunate^ thing foriy  me that I did.    ^        -     <���     ~ /y   \ -  "After taking three boxes, I founds  myself perfectly   free from any1^ pain  whatever, and no matter what s'toop^ "  ing or lifting work F'do, *I 'never baveV  the'old pain. ..        ', .--"���-  "It is now twor years since I J waa^  cured, and I think in justice to Dodd'sy  Kidney Pills, I have the right t'o^r��- :  commend them to anyone 'suffering.-,  from Kidney Disease.", ��� ^, "  ' ;'f     T~~",s.\ '"':'."  Religions in India.     ,~        7*  Correspondence from India that appears   *,  In The London Spectator furnishes 'surprising   Information   on   the   growth   o�� ^  Mohammedanism.    The figures given aro f  , as follows :���Between the yeara 189J> antf',  1901   the   number   of   Mohammedans  ^tn\  British India increased   from 67'1-3 ml��-^  lions to ul'h millions.   In the same period 7  the Buddhists have giown fiom 7.131,000 to  9.17G,000."   *x  deci ease  Is  icpoited  In  th��  heathen pupulatlon fi om 207,731,000 to 207,- r  416,000.   It must be remembered that Islam'  Is not a native, but a foieign, religion in  India. Durlng^thls same decade the Chrls-<  tian-population has grown to 2,923,241, an'  Increase of 6S8.8Q1, which is proportionally "  a good showing; but it must not be,.for-, *  gotten that much money and vast ener->  gies are enlisted .in.the propagation or  Christianity, while Mnhammodanlrfm lacks  ' these auxiliaries.    The Christian j>ppula-' ["  'tion in India ls quite fluctuating, but it  is within bounds to say that in British '  India, Including   Europeans,   It   does not^ *  yet number three millions, while the Mos- '  lorn contingent has' increased in twenty  year*-by twelve million souls.  - !  v  y  1-  ���VI  Where Cats Are Valuable. -.  Cats In "Warsaw have not a very txisy  time at present, and for the reason that '  their skins are in greater demand than  [ they have ever been before. ��� Soma enter* _?  I prising furriers of that city, It is said, re-' '  cently discovered that the skins of cats  could ba dyed so that they would closely  resemble  costly  furs,   and,   being determined  to  profit  by  the  discovery,   they  waged a campaign against cats, and soon    ,  secured  a large  number  of skins.    Tho  market price of a cat's skin ranges now ^��  from ten to fifteen cents, but it will soon -.  be much higher, as il is becoming dally  more difficult to catch any cats in War-y  saw.    In   regard   to   the   dyed   skins,   a  Vienna Journal says that they have be.en ,'"  palmed off on many persons as vaiuabla  *��r.(        ,  ' ���     ,      r  Will  Send  Delegates.  Upwards of 100 Chambers of Commerce  throughout tho empire, says The London,,  Times, have already notifled their inten-'  tion to  send  delegates   to  the  congress  which is to bo held at Montreal in Aug- '<���  ust.    In a preliminary circular concern-    '  Ing the arrangements for the gathering,  the London Chamber of Commerce state  that the   question  of the business    programme has assumed gi eater importance  even than on previous occasions, first, because  this is the  first congiess    outside  .  the United  Kingdom,  and,  secondly, because Canada has taken the lead amongst  the Independent States under the Crown  to   offer preferential    tieatment    to   the  mother countiy, whilst tho South African  Customs Union Is about to follow in the  same direction.   Tho council of the Chamber have therefore decided, with a view  co ofllcially   instructing    their delegates  on  buch    questions    as  the    preferential '  tariffs  and  other    economic  maitcis  on  which   opinions   may  differ,    to  hold  on  Thursday a joint meeting  of the chamber, of tho Oiganlzlng Committee of the  Congress,   and   of    the   late   New   York  delegation,  for  tho purpose  of considering these points. .  Army Manoeuvres in Winter.  Every winter tho Swiss army executes  manoeuvres to accustom the troops to  conditions of war during cold and snow.  In these exercises tho Infantry are prodded with skis, and with this curious  footgear the men aro able to progress at  the rate of five to six miles an hour.  When it is desired to make a rapid advance, the Laplanders, mounted on skis,  use their reindeer as a means of traction.  The Scandinavians adopted the Idea, but1  substituted the horse for the reindeer;  and now the Swiss, as shown in the Illustration, have adopted the same plan.  The men on skis grasp a rope, which ls  attached to the saddle, o,nd this rope is  made easily detachable In case of an accident. The sport ls now practised a  good deal In Switzerland, where races  are held every winter. Last year tho  champion of this form oC sport, a Swedish officer, covered 11% miles In two  hours and a half, equal to 16% mil'es an  hour. When the condition of the snow  has been favorable, as much as 18% miles  an hour has been att'ilned. One advantage' of this mode of progression is  that as each mounted man will be ablo  to draw three men on skis, the mounted  troops will bo more readily supported by  tho infantry.  Better have your boy tear his clo'es an"  wear out his boots playln" baseball or lacrosse than have htm becomo that meanest of all crcetur", Hi' stioot corner loafer.���Reflections  of Tlncle Ike.  Ix '  VI  i i��^^S.<~ZlM&z��^��i&ii. ^i^eeaawjjj' i��gjBa  ���XSi��������.&.' .wi*'���'*  ���i ^ . r~6 , , , ��� ; J��� ��� ��� , ,-- : . ^~~����~. ��� ~~~ ��- ^ _^   "frrW*-  ,,11.,-       ���.,}  ,   jy-aff  ATTJN     B.  C,    SATURDAY,    AUGUST,     i       1903.  ���  *>'!  I-.  ..I  ,.<  J  J  ,i  .(  (  ,1  1  t  :i  ,1  ���1  �����  ��]  ��<  i  .t  ii  1  i  i  ' i  ,t  ��  ���t  c  i  e  s  t  t  ft  S  V  (  C  I  1  r  1 '.,  < ' .       J  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Clmrcli  of linglniid:  St. Mm tin's Church, oor. Third nnd Tniin-  cr��tii>ets. Sumlaj services, Matin's ut 11 a.  m., livuMsous 1:!I0 p. in. Celebration of Holy  Communion, 1st .Siiiiduv in each month and  on Spec iul occasions. Suiulaj Suliool, Sunday nt. 3 p. in. Coiiiiniltee Meetings, 1st  Tli nihility in each month.  Kov. I��\ L. Stephenson, Rector.  St. 'Andrew's Prcshvtoi'inn Church hold  survicPS in the Cliiirch on Socond Street.  Morning service nt II cvpiiing setviuo 1:30  .Sunday School nt tho close of the morning  sorvice. Ka\. U. Tiirkington, .Minister. Free  Rending Koom^to which ull lire welcome.  Just arrived: , A laige consignment of first class Groceries. If  you want an'oulfit try Stables and  Eumsden.  Mr. F. G. Ashton, late of the  Royal Hotel, has -bought out the  Dawson.Hotel,   at   Taku.    Sports'-  i # #  men will fit'd good acconiodahon,  the best of meals and a gonial' host  at the Hotel. ,    '  r ,  Bicycles for rent���bicycle repaying���Pillman & Co.  A good Hall 50x22'with platform  aud imported fir floor is'now available at the I'.almoial Hotel for  Dances or for Gatherings "of all  kinds.  Finest stock in Atlin:���17. tons  of all kinds of Groceries just arrived at N. C. Wheeling & Co.'s.  Jules Eggert, manufacturing  jeweler, has opened up the nicest  store in Discovery, Mr. Paul Eggert  will manage the business. The  residents of Discovery and surrounding district should patronize home industry, and get their  jewelery made iu camp. t >  Mr. D.i Burns arrived here from  Dawson- last Wednesday," he is  registered at the Grand Hotel.'  Large shipment of Alarm, Mantle, Kitchen and Office Clocks just  arrived at Jules Eggert's.  A. C. Emele has taken over the  Royal Hotel Dining Room. Mr.  Emele is an expert chef and has  had years of experience as a caterer,  the "gourmets" of Atlin will do  well to test his ability."1  Dixon Bros, put 011 a new stage  this week to run between Atlin  and Discovery.  Messrs. S. H. Graves, A. 'B.  Newell 'auclF. Scharshmidt will  arrive Sunday morning.  Brook's Stage will run to Discovery at all hours, day or night.  Jos says no Bullcou goes, but he  means business.  Just received a new line of dry  goods and groceries atPillman's.  McDonald's Grocery makes a  specialty of fresh eggs   and butter.  Fishing Tackle of all kinds at  C. R. Bourne's.  W. G. Paxton, Notary Public,  intends being in Discovery eveiy  evening. ��� Office ai Palmer's, opposite Nugget Hall.  You will find a new lineofstation-  ary and confectionary at Pilltuan's.  Biing your cash to Joe Palmer's  store, iu Discovery ��� Hats, shoes,  shirts, etc., etc., can be had there  at any price; above, below or at  cost, just as you wish.  Fresh fruits and vegetables received on every boat at Pillman &  Co's.  If,you want good table butter  call at tlie IKON STORK.,  .  The' "Gleaner" yvill not be'in  till Sunday morning and in consequence the , advertised excursion  is cancelled.  Large assortment of all kinds  of Boots and Shoes just arrived at  N. C. Wheeling & Co.s'  Fresh Lowney's Chocolates" at  C. R. Bourne's. .    ���  Mons. A. Provost, of the Societe  Miniere will be here on Sunday's  boat.  AIis. Mackintosh and'Miss Dicki-  son have opened an Ice Cream  Parlor and Lunch Room in connection with their Bakery at Pill-  man's old store / on First Street,  which'lhey have purchased. They  respectfully solicit a share of the  public paliouage.  Mr.. Wynn Johnston will be here  on Sunday's boat.  , Singer" sewing machine "drop  head" with all attachments $60  grade, in good condition, price $50.  Apply to Tho. H. Biown, Taku.  Care of Gleaner.  TAKE ;, NOTICE.  -  , "NOTICE.  TVj'OTICIi' is hereby ffiven thut SO dnj softer  J dute wo intend to apply to the Chief  CoininibSioner of Lands and Works for a 21  years loaso of the follow ins described land,  for reservoir purposes, situated at the head  of Eldorado Cieek, in the Atlin District*  Commenciiiffut a post marked1 North-east  corner, theneo South Easterly to post .No, 2;  thence' south Westerly across Eldorado  Creek to Post No. 3; thence North Westerly to post No. 4; thence North Easterly  to point of commencement^' containing' by  actual survey 12.12 acres.  Hated at Atlin.ll.C., this 7th day of July 1903.  The Atliii Mining Co. Limited.   <  ATLIN BOOM.  Having decided to retire from  business, the undersigned offers  for sale his business establishments  at Atliii and Discover, consisting  of Store, Dwelling Out-houses and  Stock of General Merchandise, together with Good-will of Business.  This is a' rare chance to procure  a Good Business in " The Most  Prosperous Camp" in B. C.  Terms liberal.  M. Folev.  The Rise and Fall.  The lowest and highest temperatures recorded for the week eliding  26th inst, are  as follows:  July   24  .  41            68  ,  25  .  40            74  ,  26  ���  42            76  .  27  .  42            64  , 28  .  42            68  ,  29  ..  40            66  �� 30  ���  39            58  ^bjs/^     Jl      c  %saS���/joy  ���ALASKA   ROUTE  SAILINGS   The following Sailings are announced for the month of June,  leaving Skagway at 6 p.m., or on  arrival of the train :  Princess May Amur  July 2i July 27  ,,    31 Aug.   5  Aug. 10 ,,     15  m    21 ,,     25  ,,    30 * Sept.   4  For further information,  apply or  write to    H. B. Dunn, Agent,  Skagway. Alaska.  We. are still selling- Mens''Furnishing!  Boots and Shoes below cost prices.  A glance at our shelves will con vine]  you that we carry the largest, dleane?  freshest and best selected stock of "Fane!  and Staple Groceries in the Camp." Pried  are always right at the IRON STORE, caf  with your orders*and be convinced.  ' STABLE& <fr LUMSDEI  m & co.  C 1  , v.  Clothing'; Dry ��� Goods,   Groceries,' Bdotj  Shoes,' Miners' Hardware, Drugs, Etc'  o r    Furs fomaght at highest IWarkef Prices  YjSJE   give special attention to Mail and Telegraphic Orcleis. ~  AGENTS, FOR ' ,   ,  '    Standard Oil Co.  0 '    v    '   ' Rdie'rof:liilensbury,l Butter.       '    y  -       . The Cudahy Packing Co. :  'Chase & Sanborn's Coffee. , ,  :Crocker  Groceries, Fruit &. Vegetables-  Wholesale &   Retail.     :  The JSpss-lli^ins ���0,  ������ ;_        - * '    '    .   -Skagwaj^ Alaska.-.-       ,-        -   .'/ -'  '..'the cash meat market  JOE    BUOOft  First Street,   Atlin.  I KEEP NONE BUT PRIME STOCK���LOWEST MARKET PRICE  Wholesale   anil Retail  .*.  j*  cassel!    Hotel  DIXON  BROTHERS,    ��e��  Proprietors  Pool   &   Billiards,   Free.  Freighting and Teaming.  Horses and Sleighs for Hirj  LOUI3   SCHULZ5;  Wholesale   and    Retail    Butcher  FIRST   STREET,    ATLIN,   B.   C  9  TA KU    O  B.   C.  CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS & CIGARS.  FIRST CLASS RESTAURANT.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   FISHING   &   SHOOTING.  R.   Gi   Ashton,   Proprietor.  Herthem Lumber Go,  Prices for the Season 1903.  Rough, up to 8 inches, $35.  do       do     10     ,,        40.  do        do   .12      ,,        45.  Matched Lumber, $45.  Surfacing, $5.00 per 1000 feet.  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITlj  THE   BEST   OF   GOODS  Sam*  Johnstone,   Proti  --'--���    'JiUTfJ Jr     jN-r!_r*^-^��rii-->-fT'-^,'''iTTnrf'''��Vn'ri-jijl^Hi^if1/# .ur.J3Mft.Mux.VWW1 w*'���nKiiTOi��)ii*'w��w(li "���^Ma;(jjyflT"^^'^Wn<)/��*������ HitUvi','jiwMi<'Vmmr>ti-m)r' -guy  rRHOMCMananH

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