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 1  c, , <<-   ���**- - . *}       l  l*i��, .       '-V **��*.,, H'i  ^  ^  ^-^.^^^.^V t^-ifi���  .1-. f\.  j  A ,---' ���,,���-" �� .a'JXJ/fN> * <*"ly* *������ &AJ v,,v�� Vi "*rf���'  - t  !>  t - -  hi'  .it  VOL. 9  .  ,-��  ATLL\. B C ,- SATURDAYS DECEMBER, 26, 1003.*"  NO -.32.  r  All Ckiiadian Railway.  The ' Proposed . Coast-Yukon  Line. '  Will Tap.Atlin on It's Main Line be.-  r '     '  *  tvvoon Kitlmaat and Dawson.  O111 ." special correspondent al  Y'aiicouvei, li. C. 'furnishes us  with tlie lollowing interesting information concerning the vCojst-  Yukon 'laihvaj for which a Ifrovin-  ��� cial Charter is now being applied  lor. , s , *���  The*Chaiter now being asked  for from the- B! C. Legislature is'  for Provincial^ rights arrcl subsidy  for theCoast Yukon Railway Co.,  an adjunct to a trauscontrrieulal  road for which a Dominion  charter  was obtained   last .session.    If" the  i ,.    ,       1  Provincial Charter and sub&id\~afe<  grarrted durrng the present* sitting  of the House,there is* every "-likely-  hood-of active construction^ of ihe  ' 1 lrjt   t       . . ,��� ,  Provincial branch of the.ioad being  commenced this summer,' the, nec-  r y     \- ' I,."  ' Y       ���       "*'  essitv for the'lmuie.tiate'coustruc-  ' '   - ' l   ' ��� *     \ X  "tioii ol au,all Carjndi<in' load .-being  full \-recognized b\ * the' promoters-  ol.the Coast-Yi'kon.   <     %     --  -*  A r inspection of the map co'n-  tjinrug the proposed loule ol the  railroad shows the line to run from  Kitimaat, on thev Kitruiaat^armT,of  Douglas Channel, north easterly up  the Kitm-sat" river to tbe Skeeira  river; following tins to Hazleton,  where connection will be made with  the main trans-continental line,  when this is biought through.*  From the Skeeua river the route  crosses the divide towards the  source of the Slikine into the Dease  Lakercouuti v and to the II. B. Co's  t 1  post at tlie toot of Teslin Lake,  thence rt follows closely upon the  Teslin to Atlin ti ail into Atlin/*  I Eroru Atlin ljyruns up the east  side of the-lake north to the Teslin  river and the Hootalrnqna crossit-g  the Yukon river below the junction  of the former, thence it runs up the  Yukon to Dawson.  The territory through which the  proposed road will tun, particularly  that thiough British Columbia, in  which we are most interested, is  described to be unequalled foa richness in timber, furs, coal, minerals  and agriculture, while it will open  up fo'r settlement thousands of  square miles, at present practically  lying waste. / Although actual  surveys have not yet been *made, it  is known from reports of competent  men that the proposed route presents no insurmountable engineering  difficulties and throughout it's entire length there is said to. be no  portion of the country ; which -cannot be turned to good account both  with reference to the revenue of tbe  Province and to the hardy settler.  From our point of \ iew the commencement of construction cannot  begin too soon and we' shall h.ul  with delight the news th.it the' actual vvork has begun'  J   *? **   '  ' We are advised th.it there is   un  -        - j -  limned capital behind the enter pn*-e  though wecani'Ol hazard an opinio 1 as*to thepiomoters. ~"  .     i-    .       ' '  ������   " < &  '   ���'  I-  ���if '  ii 11  Our: Queen's Narrow  >! 3*' -"*- v  e. ��� " ' '  I  1    !.-���*.!  Fire. In * ^Bedroom.". -'. Burning*  ii? r    1    v   *  Floor^GivesWay. ���". ."->  T     S  V'  ("ausediby Faulty Electric Install-  * vation. Great Coolness, Dis-  <���. 'played by:HerfMajestv." y\ *  1 - f * i  .1  1    1.1        i" 1 <  r London,'. Dec.   12*���-Fire  broke  out Nearly   "this   morning   in''the  \      ,    - > *     1  Queen's bedroom at Sandringham,j  and Queen Alexandra'and her sec-'  * A, .*-'.. -^ - f,        ,  . 1,-.       ���  .  retary,,Miss Kuollys;barely escaped  with^their.lives when, the : burying  floor of'the'-bedroom igave 'way.* "��� -i  , An alarm*?was given and it at  once ^brought aid, -which quickly  extinguished'the flames."   The  fire  * -��� ^   ,  j *        . '  wa-j^caused '.by ^-.crossed   ,vlectnc  wiresr - 1-,   ,    , ��� 1 ,'   *  The -"Queen -displayed "complete  composure an.d-.isi'uot    suffering  from'the incident.  0\eiseei ���V   Tiotman.  ,  Financiei ������ C. R. Koun-e    .  , Kecener:���S   H'Plumbe.  Kecoidei:���E   M. N. Woods.  ��� Giand Lodge 'Delegate:--H.   E.  Young      ,_ ' '  .   Alteriuite G.,L ,:!).��� E.  M.   N.  Woods ; ,   ,  'I he installation' 'o^ oflrcers will  be solemnized on , Monday irlh.  of January at the Lodge loom on  Third Street-and imitations 'to  Iriends  aiul "relatr\es  of-."members  w'lll be sent out.-  -.? -���.  jfHE-MA-SMREE.'..  Festival Given to-Children of  i -      i,    <.,    i  "  v; "Atlin.' ' '   ���-  The Cantata Given by the Children.  '       Was . Splendidly Staged and  v"   Proved a Grand Success".  A;GALA TIME.  The dance given b\  the  Bachel  ors of our camp p/oved  to  be; one  of the most enjoyable ever  held' in  Atlin. ��� ,  A very large gathering responded to the cordial invitations of the  committee". The Kootenay Hall  was tastefully decorated,'the floor  was in splendid condition and the  Discovery Orchestra's dance music  was excellent.  The evening's amusement was  so thoroughly enjoyed tha(t very  few realized that day had almost  dawned before the.company dispersed.   .  One and all thank the "Bachelors" and hope that many similar  dances will be given this wirrter.  - The annual election of officers  of Atlin Lodge No. T5, A.O.t*>W.  took place last Wednesday, and the  following brothers were elected:  Master Workman:���F. Dowling.  Foreman:���W. Oweii,  \ The Xmas Festival, held in St.  Andrew's Church't on -Christmas  Eve, (Was a'decided success. .The  Cantata, entitled "ThcHouse that  Jack built." writlenjand-^composed  by W. S: 'Rodduvwas, thoroughly  enjoyed'by.bothold,aud young, and  too* much praise.cannot be given to1  - '-t*_ ^ 1'   ^     ^ *. j  -the musical coL-imi'i'ee.for the 'perf  - - * ' u  ect manner in which s the children  had been trained; each* and everyone tplayiiig their parti^witliout a  fault*. M r. Tames Lumsden wielded  the baton and directed the performance with marked ability/ and ��� the  accompaniment, played, by Mrs  Haitshorn was perfect.', "  ' The different'characteis were re-  presented ��is lollows- Mai/t- D'  'Albert Baker, Allan Fraser aud  'Leonard Haslett. Rat: Clarence  Fraser.*   Cat:    Maggie McDonald.  Dog: Lyall Er��l"ier- Co\v. Mack  Smith. 'Man am, Tatterkd and  Torn: Douglas Taylor: Priest  at,c Shaven and Shorn: N"������r-  mah Taj lor. Sinbad the Sailor,  Horace Fraser. 3 Little Housekeepers Bertha Doelker, Hazel  Harts'iorn and May Parker. 3  Little, Maids    from    School:  ' - ���>  Maud Hazlett, Josie Doelker and  Agnes Smith  Contiiinod on Tourth Pnpre  COALPROSPECTING LICENCES  n:  '1TICC is hereby frnen tlmt, 30 dajs aTter  date, I Intend to apply to the Hon Chief  ( onimiasioner of Laud-, mid Worlta for a coal  pi Asprctiiifr licence o\cr 'tho following desci ibod limds, Mtuntpd on tho Toova River,  CnsMur Didttlct; CommoneliiK tit a post  marked "JnmeT Stables S. W, Corner",  thetico North 8U chains: thonco oast 80 clmlna  thence'fioiith 80 chains; thence n eat 80 chains  to point of commencement, coiitainimrabout  640 acros.  JAMES STABLES, Locator,  Roiieut M/cKay, Agent.  Atlin, 13. C. November Mth. 1903.  Also commencliif; ot a post morkod-"Ro-  foert MaoKiij'H S. W Corner" aljoliinp  Jumo3 Stables N. W. Corner, thence north  80 chains thonte oast 81 i-luun>: th' ncobouth  SOohuins: tlionca i\est 80 chains to point ,of  commencement.  R0B17UT J'ACKAY, Lonator.  Atlin. B. C  No\eml.or21tU. 10JI.  AUo cotnmcneiiisr at a jiost mui kod "Du C5  Stennit'sS, W    (Jurnei",   -id-ouiiiiK   KoboT*  JlncKm's'N   W.  Coruci, thoiu-u noitli 80.  chains, thenco east 80 chains,^thenco Mjiitli *!) ���  chains   thonco wiM   SO   ctiiuns   lo   point   of  i omineiircmpiit     <��� ,  1 I"'. G brivWAUT, Locotoi,  Uohlui   .\1.vcKai , Atffllt.  ".tlln, 15 C. iNovt'tnboi 21tli,rO'X j  i'i '  A No coininonciiii: at a post maikeil  'i'laiiK \lobi,.i's fa \\. coi un ,.uljoiiuiiel).  (��. Men ail's is rt.Coinci, inento uoitli 80  uliiiiiiH, thencu eust 6\j cliu:n��, tnouci-''soutlt <  8j i iiuiiiv, titmice uest ?o eliunis to j.oiut.t/i  coinutuiicciiienf. r * i' ^ /  <*\ '        fj.-K-.M' MOlil,i.-.,'Lociitui.  ^    i  r '   HoilhHX MacKa\ , A���t ut:  Anui, b'C   Novemoui L\\\\ ludl.   r'"       ( - "   '������ 1  4 , ���-   "    -       *    >-    '  Also coiuinc-nciiij; ut a' post  mtu-KeU     it.  Uortliiuf's.-j. VV .i Corner',   uujoloinjfr* mule  jv.ol>l��> _s  iN. ,\��  ^Couici,   iiioucu   nouni no  c-iiuins, tiience tiustao cuains, tnbiiresoutli BO  cUalu>, thdiicu   west 6u  ennui* iu   pui.il ot  ^  coinmeinttnoiit, f-<    , ^>��     ,    n ���,  ��� i    .,  x< , IjOAvL1.SU, Loli't'or.v  ltOilliKX   ilAClU'l,   Alftllt.  Atlin"; ll.'C. ^dvetune^*i4tli. llit.5.'    ",    ''    '-*^~  Also cotninencuijr At a postmarked   'James   Axuiu-s b.' \\ ._ Coi i,ei,j,  uujoiuiuK-  Jtf'."''  IJovvln't's   Is    W'.   Coinoi, tnoiuet noitxi  U ���    '  ehuitis,(tnence ottstiu chains,  tnunoe   soiitu v >.*  all chains, thenoti west W chains to point ot  commencement." " ' ,'  I')'      \      JAUhfa .VUKIL, Locatoi ''"*  '  *���      '"'     '.      x    -. liOX,i,Kl .UAClvA-i.'Attei i���    <f-,\  Athn,>B.kC. No\einoci 3tui. lDUo      ��� ,    v * >  ,!"  if  I U  K  ff  m>  11  COAL PROSPECTING,LICENCES.  J-^OlIC*i;is*hoieby sivon that50 doj'i fro*ia*'  date I intend to   upply to the Hou. Chjef "���  (. ommissionei of ^uuds mid Woikb for n coal  piospectuiK licence over the follow mi;  des-   V  cubed lands, situated on  tne*'looya liner,    .  Cassiar f District. "Commenciinf at 'a   post��  ,  inaikedJj'A. I*. McDonald's iAl ,W.,Coriiei", .^  adjoining; 'James   Stables'  S    W.' Corner,*  thence south 80 chains; thence east 80 chains     <?  thence north 8u chains; thence w est SO chains,,  to   point 'of , coinmencement,"-.^coiitttunusr  about (i40,Hcrec .. i ."--'*"'���  '      '   A. It MCDONALD, Loeatorr^  ,* '    ', Gkoiiqb Coutts, Acrent. "  Athn, ii C. Isovenibii 24th,^00S  *.--'"''  Also conimeneinff at'n, post marked "D.  Robs'K. W.'Cornei", adjoiiuiiff A. R. McDon- ^  aid'�� S. W. i.ornei, thence south 80 chains; '  thonee east 80 uhuius, thence north80 chains;  thence westbuchains to point of commencement ' i. -  'D. ROSS, Locator,  Georok Coi-tts, Aa;erit,  !AtIm,J3 C Novorober 2*th  J9ci*t  Also commoncinp at a pobt marked  "Georce Coutts' N.' W. Corner"^, adjouiiiig-  D, Ross' S. W Corner, thence south 80 chainn'  thence east 80chains, thence north 80chains,  thence west 80 chains to point of comraence-  'ment. t  GLORGE COUTTS, Locatoi;  Atliii, U. C. Novoiubei 2<tn. 1902  Also commencing; at a post marked "A.  S. Cross' N W. Corner" adjoining; Ceori+o'  Coutts' S AV. Gornei, thenco south80chains;,  thence east 80 chains, thence tioi th 80 chains;  thenco west 80 chums to point of commencement.  A  S CKObS, Locator  &KOKGE COUTTa. Acent.  Athn,' B.C. Nov ember 24th. 10J8.     v     ���**,!.-  Also commouciiip; at a post marked "J.  K. Mc Leiinau sIs*. YV' Corner", adjoining A,  S Cross's. IV. Coinei,thenco south80chuin��  thence cast 80chains, thence north 80 chains;  thenco west 80 chains to point of commei.ee-  ment. ,  J. K. McLENNAN, Locator.  Gfoii&k Colxxs, Aprent  Atlin, B. O. ^ovomber ^th. 1908.  Also commoiicintr at n post marked "D.  E. Campbell's N. W. Corner", ndjolninp;J. K.  McLcnnnii's S. Vf. corner, thenco south 80  chains; thence east 80 chains; thence north '  80 chains; thenco west 80 rhalHS to point of  commoucomont.  D.E, CAMPBELL, locator.     /  Gboiige Coutth, Agent..  Atlin. n. C. November 24th. 1003.  Also commencing at u>post marked ,,R-  D. Vetherstonhauirh's N. W, Corner", adjoio-  InsrD. li. Campbell's S. W. Corner, tbencfi  south SO chains; thenco east SOehains: thenco  i��orth 80 chains, thence west 80 ohainsto -  pointof commencement  E.D.Fi:TnEllSTONHAUGH, Locator.  GVOllGE COUIT8, A^cut.  AtJui, B.aKovPinhpi ^th.jPOI.  -  J'    -~  j*-*;  l.-fif  i i  HP  '?  .'^ ih'- 3  ;)  I'.'  m  if.  f'Ml  , "Let your speech be always with grace,  ���seasoned with salt.���Col., iv., G. . v  No gift belongs so peculiarly to man  es speech. Many of 'the irrational  creatures surpass us in the gifts we  liol-d .in common, but speech is the  glory of man alone. As this gift is  to truly remarkable, for the use of it  *we shall be held strictly accountable.  "By thy words thou shall be condemn-  *d;" and "For every idle word men  ���' shall speak they shall give account  thereof in the day of judgment.  ���  But it is not of the abuse of speech  t would speak, but of its use in our social intercourse with one another, of  its proper employment 'by Christian*,  , whose tongue is mostly utilised in discourse about'the passing things of the  Hay, and who look forward to the time  when, ^before His thone, 'this same  ���,    tongue shall announce His praise,  i How, then, can Christians carry out  the Apostolic injunction mentioned in  .' ' the text? Can there be grace or savor  ' 'discovered in the conversations of daily  life Can our ordinary speech be not  only free from blame, but! can it also  8iavev in it that which is good to the  point of edification?  'lYes.   "There is One that hoklelh His  peace,' that is fourtd wise;"   One who  lived thirty years in ordinary life and  - whose, tongue   gave   no   offence.    He  made doors  and  bars  to  His  mouth  and kept .His tongue from evil, and in  every word was pleasing to His Father.  While the Evangelists  have given us  no account of our Lord's words during  those thirty years, yet there are three  instances related that unfold to  us a  fact that our Lord mingled freely in  Bocial   intercourse   with   others���first,  iwhen he tarried ^ behind after the fes-  / tival in Jerusalem; next, at. the marriage feast in Cana, and then the words  "The   Son   of  Man   came   eating  and  drinking." ��� These instances show that  our Lord did'not shun social meetings  with His neighbors.    For all that, He  was in no way odd, but chose to be iike  \mto the mass .of His brethren and to  pass-through life as most 6f us have  to pass through.    He took part in all  things  not  sinful  in   which  our  daily  lives   are   spent,  and_ thereby gave us  the comforting assurance that our lowliness  and  earthlincss need  not make  us  sinful,  cither.    He  proved conclusively that we need not separate ourselves from our ordinary calling to be  acceptable to God.  So Jesus Christ walked with men for  many years -without separating Himself  from them in speech, for His speech  ,was "always with grace, savored with  salt." Surely we can learn a lesson  after the manner' of Christ ! Many  honest-minded persons have an erroneous idea that conversations cannot br  righteous unless religious topics are  spoken of, and they regard all who arc  jiot prompt in such speech as unspirit-  ual. How unlike Christ is this class !  "For thirty years Christ drew olhc-rs to-1  ward what was good, yet it was '6  done as not to attract extraordinary attention to' Himself; so done that He  seemed to those to whom He spoke as  none othei than what His outward con-  1 dition betokened Him, "the carpenter's  son." This class, however, constantly  attract attention to themselves by placing too much value on religious talk  in every day life*. ,  The action of Christ, on the other  hand, suggests that our ordinary conversations are vastly more important  than our direct religious comments, or,  in other words, it is of greater consequence that we watch over our common talk on ordinal y matters than  that we be often talking religiously, for  there is no need for religious conversations to reveal the true inwardness  of a man. What is really in a man  .will be felt in his ordinary discourse.  "Out of tho abundance of the heart th"  mouth speaketh. A good man, out of  a good treasure, bringcth forth good  things, and an evil man, out of an etil  treasura, bringcth forth evil things."  iFor a truly religious man will have hi*  words always "seasoned with salt."  As in our ordinary meals a little silt,  though it does not appear, yet savors  the food, so, too, without protrauing  itself the influence of a good man who  has the love and fear of God in his  soul will be felt. On. the contrary, the  man who talks religion, constancy  dwelling especially upon himself, his  feelings, his experiences, his fitness to  teach and guide others, has his speech  overseasoncd with salt and leaves an  unpleasant savor; for if any man think  himself religious, ."not bridling his  tongue, but deceiving his own heart,  this man's religion is vain."  Let us strive, then, to use aright this  gift of speech, so that in the resurrection, amid the perfections of the future  She���Now that papa has lost all his money,  'marry me? ��� *  He���My darling, can't you see'Ilia, t I do?  state, our tongues may be deemeo  worthy to be everlastingly employed in  giving glory, honor, praise and thanksgiving to Him who sits upon the  throne, and let our prayer be the words  ���of the Psalmist, "Set a watch, O Lord,  before my mouth and a door around  my lips," forever bearing in mind that  "a peaceful tongue is a tree of life, but  that which is immoderate shall crush  the spirit."  Oats a Safe Hen Food  It Is strange what fool theories men  of good - common sense will allow  themselves to believe.- Listen to this,  which ,comes from one of our veterinary writers: "Oats in the hull will  eo injure and inflame the lining of the  crop of the fowl as to cause death."  As a> theory, this is bad enough, but  when" we are told'by some poultry editor that we must give up feeding oats  because the practice is dangerous, then  is becomes ridiculous. As a1 matter of  fact, the hull of the bat is'not of an  inflammatory ' nature, -. and*, contains  nothing that can possibly lead to an  inflamed condition. Oats' fed whole  are not even irritating, as, the liulL is  neither stiff -nor sharp,,, and when  moistened in the crop of the fowl becomes soft and pliable.    <Vl*  I haye fed oats to hens and to growing chicks for-years, and have-never  had one die from this cause. On the  contrary, I believe oats to' be not only a stimulating and energy-making  food, but a very wholcsdme one as  well. 'From my experience, which is  by 'no means limited, I have come to  believe that bats.are, one of the best  egg-making food's'we' have; that they  are productive of growth' when fed to  which is rightly,, so highly esteemed.  In cold weather the milk is all the better left for twenty-four hours or even  thirty-six, before scalded."���Hoard's  (Dairyman. ���      ' '  Strawberry Cure for Rheumatism,,  "The strawberry cure for rheumatism is the, latest fad I have heard of,"  said a druggist. "This cure has, too,  some reason and some fact behind it.  Linnaeus, 'the great naturalist, cured  himself of rheumatism with strawberries, and it has recently been    proved  While walking the other day from a  remote vlncinage of the town on the ono  side-to an equally remote ,purlien on  the" other, I > chanced to''crow "Easy.  etreet, a'tlhoroughfare with which I have  Ho longitudinal acquaintance. Just in  Hhe middle o'f the way there came, with  ��� volcanic roar, out of a column of dust,  An Automobile. I was'thrown Afty-foet,  find lodged in a locust-tree. With a surviving eye, I caught, on the rear of tho  ��rehicle, as it tore away, the large silver  initials, "P. Q."   ,, ,    ,,  Perhaps I have exaggerated * the-' ind-  flerut somewhait; but something happened. . ��� " -  -Anyhow, I  know this  Peter * Quick.  that     strawberries'   contain , salicylic  acid, which is the rheumatism remedy  that  all physicians ' use."   Limne'is/ I       _, , .         .,���.���.��,  understand, was very poor and very Twenty years ago we were well "acquaint  rash. In studying nature he would go ed. *Twas the time when I was'making  out in all weathers, and it is said that love to Musette. A rather-good job of  he .would often sleep all night in wet Jove-maklng it was; too, I suspect. Nev-  clothes.' Consequently, rheumatism de-. MttfielesB, I used up.niy own> allowance,  veloped in him. He cured this.'dis-j r1"* J*10"* of my brother's, and the not  ease by eating several quarts of,straw- j '"M*8'e *um Learned, and the rather neat  berries a day. His biographers nar-;'*-~nount tnn* * couI(1 borrow. Musette  rate the 'story, and in that way the ' Kr{*e(- a man named���named Hunks,. I  fruit's popularity as a rheumatic speci- i "J?*- ��*Ls?*?etl��nS oi ,the sort. , '  fie was  achieved.    Lately, on account   .-Pel^r Quick' als0' was making-love at  As a journalist, don't ,v0l  Griggsters style is highly colored?"  ,      Very much so.   When he began, it  was'green,, then it got blue, and now'  it-is a pronounced yellow."���Life.  Wife���You know, dear, you told me ^  to invest that moncv so that I'd, have'  something for a rainy   day. '    -  . Husbany���Yes. '   ,  ' Wife���Well, here's    the investment. >  Did you. ever sec a lovelier rainy-day  skirt in your life?���Philadelphia 'Press-  of the ,discovery of salicylic ��� acid in  strawberries, ihis popularity has increased. I know a great many rheumatic persons  who  are eating straw-'  tihe time, and. as fervently as I. ' 'Not  since the joyous Ionian sea, gave iorth  the goddess of love has there been a  fnore ardent wooer than P. Q. I thought  then not much of the object of his affec-  hSf'f ft ��� *fS 5. ^*'rVVI ��� gre-aJ* "mm. however. I marveled'at-his choice,  benefit to heir heath. _ Salicylic acid, Little did I ��� suspect-', that 'she was the  the rheumatic specific, is used also to Greatest heiress that the world can show,  keep milk fresh and to preserve meat." Peter .Quick .was making; love "to'Frau-  -r-Phrladelphia Record.  , ���   |ein Hard Work.-      -,    ;       '  .      ���' fc -  '   -��� " ] *   -> \     ,-Peter Quick wooed'Hard,, Work���suc-  The' size of the seed for potatoes in- , eessfully.    No   man named '' Hunks   (or"  fluenccs the yield., - In 'England whole ' something like this) got her away/from  potatoes are used almost in every sec-   "ha,.   Early and  laite he made'love^tb.  t'on,, and  successful    growers   in  the   ter- ~&e sent her, so to say, flowers; and  fashioned, as it wcre,-sonnets to her eye-  brow. He dreamed of.her at night, and  thought of her on Sundays'and'holidays.  We never could get him to talk of much  else. When I contrived my rather celebrated mixture pi Viiginia and Latakia,  find offered Peter some ;of it, he looked  United States use seed potatoes cut in  half, never cutting to smaller sizes.  Deep ploughing, deep planting and  level  culture  give  better  results  than  II hilling.   A single plant in a place gives  the largest tubers, but not so many as  when two or more plants-are together,  neauii  oi   ine   hock.     xnc  nun  oi  tlie    -        ..   ' [ '  oat may not contain    much   'nourish-       Senior  Fruit   Inspector  Alex.    "Violent, but it has some food value and I Neill is still  attending    the fall fairs,   wettvr knaekTt^oitiW a cie-a'reittfo for  lS hamleSS' f*Z*L Snl^f "n* 'and inStrUCl-'Ve   S^ when" fLle'd Tl&tf&toSia*-  S^mnrWnSnf L^e.P    Ser *      ?B   ^^ JU9fc as fetching^ for Hunks-or  ?h ?���rfl?H    P& P.Ca��   f��/   ^atever his name waa   We all had our,  t^A    P n ?��        -?e r-J  ar  ^rant"   flmS at r- Q- ^ Ms a-Wd devotion to  A ?�����n 2.1�� ber.2nd-,at Burford   on   his queer, sweetiheart.   He took it good-  October 7th,  and on the 15th he will   nat-uredlv��� m,- ��t���'mn���  -����nt��-     A,  be in attendance at the Simcoe Model  Fair.  Hens need some bulk to their food,  and the oat^ hulls will keep the food  from becoming loo compact in the  crop and digestive organs. There is  po need to resort to the expense of  feeding hulled or ground oats, -3  whole oats are better and cheaper.  My flock of la-ing hens'has ealen an  average of one-half bushel each during  the year���I have'somctimes fed more���  and the results have been satisfactory.  Not a case of crop disease of any^kind.  ���E. C. Dow, Belfast, Me., in N. Y.  Tribune,  Devonshire Cream.  What is known as Devonshire cream  is a species of pasteurized cream and i*  made as follows :���  "The milk must be taken direct from  the cow and strained into the pans in  the usual way. It should set in a cooi  dairy, and I believe for want of this  cool apartiient many a good housewife has failed to turn out the genuine article. Good, sound pans must  be used, as they have to bear constant  heating. . There ,is an objectionable  plan in some establishments of leaving  the milk in the sheds for- a time aftei  it is drawn from the cow. Clotted  cream made from such milk will not  , turn out a good flavor, as there is sure  to have been more or less tainting oi  milk while standing about. Just now  many Devonians milk out in the open  field, and ii tlie cows arc quiet the  plan has its advantages, for there is  no tainting of milk there.  . "This requires the most care ; indeed, there is nothing else in the  whole process but a mere tyro could  (manage. As soon as the milk is cold,  or, say, about nine or twelve hours  after brought from the cow, the pans  arc lifted to the fire. In big dairies  there are what are known as Devonshire stoves especially made for the  purpose. The stoves so made, heat  water in which a number of pans may  be set so as to scald a quantity of milk  with little trouble. In smaller dairies  the kitchen range does duty, the pans  of milk being set in vessels of boiling  water, or the pans may be set on a  heated range. In any case, the object  is to soald the milk, and to ��!b it  promptly and exactly. It should reach  such a temperature that causes a little  movement on the surface���a very  slight simmer suffices; then it may be  removed back to the dairy to get cold  The Family "Champeen.'-  , -"Did youse hear about Chimmie niak*  in* de ten base hits in de game las' Sunday?"   "Huh! dat wasn't nuttin' ter de  base hits wot his mudder made when  ' she ketched him playin' on Sunday."  nlght  The  key  to  siicces-   is  not  a  key.���Chicago "Record-Herald." |  Country Doctor���Wal, Silas, yer wife  has gastric fever. Silas Hayrick���Don't  see h'aow that' kin be. We've never  burned gas���always used lamps. !  pafcuredly��� and grew'more devoted? As,  he becaane more and more taken up with  her, we saw less and less" of him. None  of/us cared much; we were so unable to  pympatihize with his infatuation. Finally, I lost' sight of him' entirely, though  I've heard'that he has kept up hiscourt-  bJiip without abatement. I have not seen  him for fifteen years, except for the dis-.  solving view I had just as I lodged in the  tree.  1 It's rather odd, now that I come to  think of it, that none of us ever suspected what a vast heiress the damosel Hard  Work was, and always lias' been���and' is.  Peter, must have known it. Perhaps the  sly chap looked her up in Bradstreet's  It would be no bad place to find it out���  especially if you study the names of  those with the highest ratings." She is.  too, I know now, the best companion a  'Tis impossible long to b  He���The dressmaker    sent    my. new       ^   dress home by a boy,- but she didn't send   man ever j^j      ^ o   the bill.   I wonder swhy she didn't? She   unhappy in her company.   I cannot learn  ���I guess'the boy couldn't carry both.       that association  with''her ever'haiizned  Mrs. Von Blumer���What are yon go- f any man.   P. Q. is an excellent fellow. It  JUST LIKE.BUYING RHEUMATISM.  \ We put the bills in j'our pocket aiid take  away the malady. ' Isn't that just, iiko  buying it ?  There's the bunch of money you'll pay  out to get rid of the rheumatism if yo��  buy prescriptions with it. It's a cure you  want, hot prescriptions.  SOUTH AMERICAN RHEUMATIC CURE .  pull the rheumatism out by the roots.   No  more doctoring, no moi e medicine, money ?s  caved | health saved, life saved. ,  CURES INI TJ 3 DAYS.  1 -  ����������������� ������ ���' IM  Mrs. E. Eisner, a traced nurse, of Halifax,  living at 92 Cornwallis St. writes: "1 have been-  a sufferer for six years from rheumatism.' Many  doctors treated me, but r< lief was only tempo*. c  ary. I tried South American Rheumatic Cure,  ��nd after four days' use of the remedy, was entirely free from the disease."  SOUTH AMERICAN KIDNEY CURE  rich In healing powers, relieves bladder and kidney troubles in six hours, and in the worst cases.  Will speedily restore perfect health. ��� $t  .. ATahoolc���Meiould woman is always  tillin' me to come straight In .me.  Clancy���Bcdad, ,yez  are  lucky.    Me  ould  woman is  always  tillin'    me    to t  come home straight.���Chicago'   News.  tr ���  Jng to do with those awful cigars? Von  Blumer���I'm sitving them for a friend oi  mine who has just become a Christian  Scientist.���"Life."    '  Circumstances alter cases:���"Th^ boys  are throwing stones at a poor peddler."  "Outragpous." "That's what I in!-:!*.'  "Whose boys are they!" "Yours.'". "Oh  well, boys will be boys. Let the children play."���Chicngo "Post."  Editor���You wish n position as moo!  reader! Applicant���Yea, sir. "JDo yon  understand the requirements of t.h.il re  sponsible position!" "Perfectly, sir.  Whenever you make any mistakes In th��  paper, just blame 'ein on me, and I'll  never say a word."���New Vork  "Weekly."   '  Lord Mount Edgcunrbe is among tin  most skillful landscape gardeners in  England.  A Businesswoman.  Mrs. Dixon���I was bo shocked to heai  of your husband's death. I came to  console with you on your great Iosh  Mrs. Weeds (absently)���Yes, but It wan  fully covered by insurance.  Helping Him Along.  Mr. Shye���1 would be awfully please-.  When cold, the cream is taken oflfat    " y��u bought tmoiigb of me to ca^raj  '        .... ... ,.���ti     by my first name.   Miss Wilnnge���On!  .1  Cell Lit    * �� . ;_     ____-      -_,._, ���_!.     J,.���    ���v,A  convenience, and that is clotted cr  your Inst name is good enough for me.  isn't his fault that we have drifted apart  ���we've just happened to live in different  parts of the town, tlhnt's all. He i*-  worth, they say, some trifle of five or six  millions, more or less. .1 suppose wken  his shoes outwear their primal soles that  he doesn't give the matter much thought.  Turns them over to his gardener, likely.  Ho doesn't know my friend Leonardo  But I observe by the published catalogue of his picture gallery that he has  ono or two canvases oy the original Leonardo. I have a couple of leathers by  tlie present representative of tho family.  U the young man who reads thiscares  to call at the hospital during visiting  hours, I will say several things to him  on the subject of making love to Hard  Work. Such as: Tis the best of love-  making. And the time to bogin it is in  the brave days when you are'twenty-one,  or younger. Remember, she is the great-'  eat heiress, and the best of compardona  ���Hoyden Carrutlh in "Cosmopolitan,"  A very interesting fete has just taken  place at the village of Ecausslnes, where  the girls, finding that husbands were  "backward in coming forward,' deter*  mined to give an international luncheon,  to which-all marriageable men were Incited. Numerous addresses against celibacy were givon outside tlie Town Hall.  the loverless girls took their places,  tnch having an empty seat beside her. In  lime most of the chairs were Allot".  W^iny of tho men were over forty. .After dessert the girls who hd found sweflt-  Vearts danced in the village* streets.  This Makes the Perfect  Sfflan���the Happy  Woman.  icasi nervine.  The seat of the majority of chronic  diseases is the nerve centers. Cure them  ���build up ' nerve force there���and yoo  cure the-disease. This is the secretd  the amazing results attending the use d  the South American- Nervine���a veritable life-builder and-, eradicator of  disease. Cures Stomach and Liven  Complaints, General Debility, Impure  Blood, Female Complaints, and every  disease which indicates impaired nervous force. Read what it did for the family of A. W. Stephens, Strathaven, Out.  He writes: "A bottle of South American'  Nervine Tonic did more for my sistet  Ida than a whole summer's doctoring-  and drugging for after effects of La.  Grippe. It cured' my father after  months of torture from boils. Only  used two bottles and- has uot been  troubled now for seven years, It's the  greatest of remedies,"  Magical- Relief  In Rheumatic and Neuralgic pains is  afforded by the South American  Rheumatic Cure. Cures in one te  three d^vs and does it-thoroughly. Ad  ^disputable specific No. 40  I  (V .  J*  itOf  I  li  i  I  J-aw  I  f mm  BY  LAURA JEAN   LIBBEY     ���  Author of'"The-Crime of Hallow-E'en," "The Flirtations of  a Beauty," " ^Willful Gaynell," *' Little Leafy,"  '        '    ' ''    " Only a Mechanic's Daughter," etc.  ������������������������������������������������������*������������ ���������*���<  ������������������  i:-  i<di  IL  I  u* -  i  I  mi'  i  , " Every ono was sure Loraine would  make the most peerless bride that  aver was seen. ,  , lAt last everything was ��� in perfect  readiness; the last touches had been  put to the great columns of roses' and  tbe fern- bordered, scented fountains,  over which a thousand mellow lights  twinkled from the grand chandeliers.  The magnificent repast had been  'aid, and in tho spaoious parlors the  gnosis were already ' beginning to  usemjble. ���  i  * * .���  (As the train bearing Ulmont Ulvesford "wared Boston a close oarriago,  Inn bjr a pair of dark horses, was  moving slowly along the high, n.iTrow  road, but a few miles distant from  Ulmont's home.  As they reached a narrow, abrupt  tarn In tho road* ono of tho two oc-  iupantso^ttic carriage touched his  wmrNin'on lightly on the shoulder.  "This must .bo th* spot, 'Valnl," ho  ���aid slowly, "thoy will bo sure to take  tbe cross cut from hero."  The one addressed as'Vatal t-uiotly  irew rein, replying:      '  "No better spot could have been so-  teeted, ,W�� have every Hung in our  favor, if "       . , i  "Hark yon, iVa'al," interrupted his  Dompan'on, Impatiently, "Ihere must  oe no its and nnds in this matter; it  must bo done!" ' >  ""f you did not know mo so ,well.  ^fleath Hampton, I might affect  amusement at I his ' needless pi ocau-  tion," replied tho dwarf, doggedly,  "Did I ever mnke a' blunder out of  *nything I  undertook yet?,nnd    you  and  up  i  " '  door; this 'turne it was a  servant.  "Has Mr. Ulvesford yet .11 rived?'*  oiked (Loraine, eagerly scanning " tho  gjrl's face. t'        -     />  "No, ma'am, hut the' minisl er  jour ma says may they, come  agai*. and talk witb you?"  "No, no, no!" groaned Loraino, .pitifully, throwing-herself "down   on-the  vdivan   and   burying   hor  face in tho  cushions.     ''I -djon't ,w.int to sec any  one.     I want to be left alono.       Do  yo�� understand��� all alone."  c  The giil quietly withdrew from tho  room.     There was a rstrange hush  in  the voices down below.  "Qh, he must havo come," she said.  With batod Ibreath sho opened   tho  door of hor boudoir slightly, and listened. 1 ���*  The conversation of the guests bc-  jow was plainly audible. "<  Tho words of a  young   lady, fieom-  ,"ing lo come    from    zl^o    pro\iuufy,  1 ottught her attention. They seemel to  have ibeon shiiekod on the nii, onuahl  upond muttered on every braczojthey  I wore simple words,   jjslmglj' spoken,  yot thoy "'hit a rnaik lho archer little  ' meant."    "It ,was a   young,     careless  , voice that sipoko them, but each  word  pierced Loraine's heart liko  a   shaip  dagigor. '  "X <lo not think tho bridegroom     is  ��� coming.     Poor   Loraine!   ' What      a  terrible blow this must bo to her; such  ' a keen disgrace."      ~ s ,       <���>.���,  ^There seemed to be a general murmur of assent from all below.  Loraine quickly closed the door. Sho  had heard enough. Her brain seemed on firo; her senses ' rooled. ( Sho  drew the, Dolt of| the,door, flung' her-  ese  wortW tKe good rector, ever rose  again.1, '  Ulmont Ulvesford alone had been  recovered. He had sustained a t&r-  rLble rraoture of the, skull against  the sharp rocks as ho fell. It was  hardly ejected his life would lust  until they reaichod his home, somo  Jour miles distant. ,  While tho mother called for hor sort,  the Jong halls echoing with his bo-  loved name, and fall Loiaine awaited him in her bridal lobes, Ulmont  Ulvesford, jn anothei part of his  home, lay- dying.     * > * '  In the sott, solemn stillness * that  had fallen around those --ho watched  by,hit couch, the physicw^i bending  over him had said, slowly and solemnly, as he watched critically the  motionless, .white face.       , '  "His life han'gs by .1 single thread;  if-he lives, his reason maji be partially restored; never wholly, unless  by a .violent shook, which might cost  him hie Jifc. If ho lives at all, jou  must be content."    "' .'���������'��'-���-���  him I he remembered nothing; Ipaning  over the rails, (gazing dawn on the  moonlit wVivps at midnight, was the  last  recollection   that  crossed Ul  mont UlvesTor-d's mind.  The following events, which had so  quickly followed in rapid succession  ���how he landed, or -the slightest remembrance of the accident which had  so nearly cost him his life, were entirely obliterated<from his mind.  Was the past ever more to bo as a  sealed book to ���him! Alas, for the  strange complications of fate, often more cruel than death.  like e  (Trim, foreboding sha'dow, w��0  the figure of "Vata!, the dwarf.  ^CjQ/O  nave given ine somo rather hard cases      ,.   . ' ., '        -   ,   \     , ��iv.,.  *n m-fmo-n" l   . .   .-    -i ' self down on the carpet,/, and , there  io manage.1  "Hush!" muttered * the other; "no'  more of this��� it is your business'*' to  forget a transaction as soon as it  mds. * This case is of, greater -, importance to me than all those other  affairs, and one on which your lips  nust bevforever sealed. I am <. a  lesperate man, IVatal; you "know me,  well enough for that. Do you know  kw I should'pun*gh treachery?"  iHeath -Hampton J leaned f   forward, <���  end   (whispered   just   one   word      in  tbe dwarf's ear, which^ made the other,  luail as ff'a' ..terrible'blow had' been'*  ���uddenly dealt thi.m-^ .   -   , ll  'As Heath' Hampton leansd forward,'  "be  long,-" dark   cloak which he wore *  fell  back  from   his   shoulders,     and  in-rough the fast gathering . twilight" > ���  '  tbe faultless evening*dress  he wort ^  end the flashing- of  the jewels upon  lis person were easily discernible, and  trom beneath   tho heavy    slouch hat  ichlch concealed ai handsome,     dark,-,.  'Sesperate iface, a   pair  of dark    eyes  sagerly scanned the road in the   dis-  lanoe,   iwhioh     the , gathering   , twi-  Sght was fast obscuring. _    ,  More than once he consulted his  (catch with growing irripatience.which  ��e held in his white, sh.tpe.1? fingers.as  ��e beat a tattoo with tho heel of his  polished rboot on the soft carriage rug  "There can toe no doubt about Ul-  Fesford's arrival on'' this train���I was  tt the station when the rector re  telved tho telegram to that effect," be  1 narked, presently, ' continuing, , as  mere was no response from the  llwarf, "you will have close work oi  It, .Vatal; you will have ten miles of (  food hard drivLng to Lorrimer Place  ���after that."  "I can easily    make it,"   answered  FataL  Then iboth irelapsed into silence -���  **atdl mentally wondering whirh^'k  preater ivillain of the two��� the one  vho plans a diabolical deed��� or tho -  K>or wretch who executes his bid-  ling; the one who reclines the while  it his ease, or tho hunted criminal���  leeing from the clutch of .outraged  justice.  Heath Hampton exercised a strange  Influence over the dwarf.  Five years ibefore he had rescued  Urn���an escaped convict��� (from the  (unions of the law��� not for tbe sake  tf arercy, "but for his own designs-; he v  <ecqgnlzed in Vatal a willing tool. He  kail" not mistaken the quality of the  terrible wretch whom he hold in his  tower. "���  'A't the   moment a   shriek otf a Tariff train fell distinctly on their ears.  ~ T'he maid did not answer, ' sho  know not what to say. With slow,  measured chimes, that struck a  atr&nge knell in Loraiue's heart, the  clock on tho mantel struck tho hour  ctf eight.  Sho arose from her seat and paced  up and down the room. *  Five��� ten���  fifteen  minutes  dragged themselves  slowly  by. Still     tho 1  mirthful hum of voices floated up, as ,  ii to nioc-k her. j  "They are growing impatient," sho  Baid to herself, n,s she diew aside tho  purtnin from the window, and gazed  anxiously down the raid. , j  .""ho moon shone brilliantly; every  object was diaceiniible��� she saw nothing of Ulmont Ulvesford.  Twenty minutes��� a half hour, and  yet another ten dragged by.  "Katy," she said, "leave the room; I  JWant to be loft alone."    ���  lAa the door closed softly after hor,  (Loraine threw herself down on a  seat toy the window, pressed her flush-  ed'ifaoe to the cool pane, straining, her  eyes'ea.gerly down tho main road.  "He has not come," sho cried, wringing her hands in sharp agony, Sho  felt bewildered; there waa a    strange  thea_ beautiful,.cpTOud 'jouag heir-  ess'iwep-t the bitterest tears tha't ever  welled-riup Crom a. human heart. ^ S  r, 'After, a,, violent, storm of giief, 1 a  calm usually follows, but it was not  so in this case.   ,  ,The sparkling diamond glowing upon her,finger��� his! ring��� maddened  hor with Its prismiatic glow; she diew  it from her finger, flinging it with all  the fury of her strength',    into t 7the  furthermost corner of tho room.'   *   * *  .She toughed 'a    little, low,     wild  laugh.'-*    -   ���    ���-,    - _-u*.   1 -  l   "^.-wlll fling it from me as I do his  love," she aried;-."tear"out his image  from my neart forever1 and ever. Yes,-  jl say, forever and ever."'        - ' ' * ���*  .Loraine,felt, a    wondrous, strange  t sensation creop-ing over her.^  T    (  ,  "G-very   sob   ended in    a " mocking  ' laugh. ,  "The strange,stillness of   the  , house ipuzzled her.      Queer,   spectres  danced around * her, = and   with their  long, bony fingers, pointed mockingly  at .the white robes and bridal veil she  wore.  - iHow dared they approach the  secret of bier own chamber? She flung  back upon them their* cruoL   taunts  ^and Jeers; and they   in turn mocked  ��� her -every look and word.  ���'Fools!" she cried.- "Do you think  1 care? What'if the 'whole, world  were gathered.downstairs, what need-'  I care if they do know) he did not  come? ""do' not * care," "she sobbed,  her voice growing louder * and louder.  '"I will go down among',them and . be  'the gayest of 'the-gay; mo-wit shall be  1 more brilliant than mine.  j "Yet, why are they here, all . those  people?" she pondered slowly. "What  do they want? I am trying hard to  think,..yes,- to think; but my poor'  brain is on fire. I cannot remember  whiy they are here. Where are my  flowers and fan? But an instant ago  il placed them on this -table. No, they  were on that stand. I dp not see  them m the room/" Ha! Katy has taken them downstairs."   ' '  She uniboited the door and rushed  into the hall. 1  There were strange hilarious laughter and burst of song heard < by those  "below, thai (froze the blood' in thoir  veins; the next Loraine Lorrimer,'the  beautiful, spoiled, petted child stood  among them.  'Ber hair was disheveled, her white  veil torn and disordered. There was a  strange pallor on her face- even the  ripeness had faded from her lips, as  she fell into a deep swoon, ��� which  meioifully preserved her reason.  At that moment a horseman, covered with dust and foam, dashed rapidly  up to the entrance gate, bearing a  telegram In his hand addressed to  Loraine.  Tho next morning tho whole country round was rife with tho,terrible  news, that had ended in    a    fcaiful  tragedy, on what waa   ,to have been  the marriage day of the young heir of  tho Ulvesford Minos anil tho pcciloss  'Loraino Lorrimor of Lorrimei   Placo.  Do had but that day returned from  abroad, so the story   ran,  and  while  en route to the homo of. his bride to  be, where ho was to' have found his  mother also in waiting, he was intercepted by a   telegram urging him, if  ho would see his mother alive, to come  directly home.       Rev.    Paul- Illings-  worth, with a   pair of    the    fleetest  bays from tho Ulvesford stables, and  a driver, had met Ulinon* at the train,  I They wore last seen, driving     at     a  furious pace along the highway.  I     Their path lay thiough a high, nar-  I row roadway, overlooking the sea on  one side, high shelving rock   on    tho  other.     'Twaa there tho terrible tragedy had been eno/cted. '  I    Two     vehicles,   approaching - each  other from different directions,     had  ' collided, and the carriage containing  the young heir had been thrown over .  into tho sea.  CKjAPTER VTI. ,,  IA' Fatal Consequence. '  There were few diy'eyes among  thes�� wedding guests r assembled as  'the contents of telegram were road  lo them, and every heart thiobbed  with' pity for haplesw Loraino save  one, who stpod leaning gracefully  against a marble Psyche, engaged in  conversation with Mrs.' Lorrimer,when  I'dalnc had so unexpectedly appenieci  among them. '    -' , ,  Tho dark, handsome faco of Heath  'Hampton, for it w.is he, gi i*w a  shade pateT , as he listened to tho  telegram.�� ��       ,  "Saved,"', ho muttered, under his  breath; "I do^ not see how it _ could  havo been possible. I havo failed ���  ignominiousLy failed'" ���  "Did you say h? w-ls dying?" he  asked, takmg the'ielegrarn fiorn Mis  Lornmer's nerveless fingers.-     "  Yes,, so it read; his life hung by  a Blender thread. " '  1 Silently Ihe guests quitted the mansion. Heath, Hampton was among the  last, to depart; Ins dark, oyes.ioved  eagerly over the stalely ma'nsion, and  tho magnificent ground's which "-m-  rounded it, as they lay dark and silent  bathed in the shadowy moonlbeams  "If'ho dies,'* fie saia* to himself, "all  'this may(yet'be mine.   It is -worth's  desperate   struggle,  and    I  mean   to  make it."        ' < "���  -> Of tho paslt Tire'of Heath namplon  but little, was known He had come  with his mother to Boston some thiee  years pieviousfy; none , know from  whence.     - * -     (    ,  They had purchased, what'was'afterward known as-Hampton Dace,  and there^ they lived in stately, lonely splendor. t , , ,  "The motheir^was rhaughty, peculiar  silent and reserved, shunning all intercourse or overtures from the outside world.                .        1  ���       - >        ',  ,The son was quitcthe opposite,'winning and refined", with much grace of  presence .and' courtesy of breeding.  " >He spent money with a lavish hand  yet ono who was a keen ..observer of  human nature could nee he was utterly devoid of principle; one who  only'lacked'the opportunity of becoming the deepest of villains; yet the  cloak of hypocrfsy 'was gathered so  tightly about him, tthe outer world little dreamed of the inner blackness. '  IHeath Hampton lound no difficulty in gaining an entree into the most  exclusive society; as is too often the  case, no one thought of inquiring into his antecedents. > ' > -> ,.  iHe had lain siege at once to the  heart -and hand" of the pretty heiress.  Ii had been a close tie between Ulmont Ulvesford and himself a.3^ to  which was in reality the favoredi s"uit-  or.,   1  1     '  ,- 1                * ''  There had been a time when Loraine hardly Knew herself just which  she like better; when she ultimately  chose Ulmont tTivesford, all hopes of  reigning as > master of Lorrimer Hall fell I'kc a house of cards  around the schemer.  Eo had never loved* the fair, haughty  'beauty,' yet he had vowed to win her  fortune, ho had* been resigned to accept Loraino wfth  it.  Eagerly he 'watched' the rapid recovery of his rival, bitcerly cursing his  luck. His congratulations, although  beting antythihg but sincere, had the  essence of earnestness in tone and  look, which, although a spurious article, readily passed for the genuine  coin. ' '  Loraine, who -had rapirJly recovered  from her terrible shock, had taken up  her place with his mother, whose illness had not proven so serisus as was  at first supposed, at Ulmont's bedside,  antd good old Dr. Nelson often ^remarked 'his patient's rapid recovery  was In a great measure due to Loraine's careful nursing.  "I never could have spared him,"  she would 'say, with a bright, happy laugh, while Ulmont answered  gently: '   '  "The life you have striven so hard  to save, 'Loraino, shall ever be devoted to you!"  To Ulmpnt Ulvesford there seemed  to exist no break in tho love ho had  always borne to Loraine.  Mrs. Ulvesford had t.ikon up her  vigil by his bedside, refusing to be  comforted; all the love of her life was  centered in her hand-^ome, only son.  Once, in his 'dreams, and sho saw  his lips move, as she bent her head,  she thought she heard him wh'sper  a sweet, fanciful name; it sounded  like  "Izetta."  He never uttored the name but once,  and she soon forgot tho incident, it  was of so little Import.  Slowly Ulmont Ulvesford gathered  np the tangled threads of his Ii��e  again; by degrees a part of the scattered past returned to him.  He remembered quite well his travels abroad, the peoplo whom he had  met,  and  tho pleasant ocean  voyage  ' (His vow, his man in go, and the existence of his fair, young wife were  Bwept entirely, from Ulmont Ulves-  ford's min'd.  Heaven pity him I how should" ho  ever know of them again?  The only one who could have pierced1 the darkness of that benighted  brain, and whispered <"0 him of the  'broken- hearted young wife who waited in vain for his coming, was good  old Paul Ulingsworth, and with him  every memento of thai brief, strange  past was'swept entiiely from the-face  of  the  earth..  Owing to Ulmont's strong constitution, his convalescence was more rapid than might have been^expected. He  was amazed when they told him the  fall and winter had passed away and  spring had come onco more. < Every  one was so pleased to greet the young  heir again.  1 "It was quite worth his illness to  see how much people cared' for jiim,"  he said, with a   gay laugh. <  He was tho same happy,1 careless, debonair fellow as of old; he was changed only in appearance; yet that change  was * * wonderful ��� his most intimate  friends were amazed.' ,' -���  The deep hazels eyes and laughing  mouth were the same; but- the dark  waving masses of nut-brown hair were  goao; fair rings clustered around his  brow instead, gold as Loiaino's own,  soft  and  shining.   , ., '  The effect was marvelous. Those  who had admired 'Ulmont Uh esford  nefore, were doubly charmed - witn  him now.    '" f      \ *  Since his illness he had'been given  to. strange fits ot melancholy reveries which seemed ever seeking  some' thought quite foigotten, which  brought with them a vague/ indefinable pain; he could neverUell why  he alwaysattrlbuted'it to some vanished' fancy "during his illness; he  did not care to remember it. Mrs.  Ulvesford clasped Loraino in her arms,  saying the happiest day of her life  would be <"he day which made'her hei  son's wife. _, (. ' } \, *  ,. 'Again, through the cruel mystene-  of fate, the wedding preparations were  going, steadily on. This time it_was  concluded that the ceiem'ony should  be - performed at'-'the church in the  early morning, when the sun'was shining and the birds were sngiing.  "I could never endure a   repetition  of--that cruel night at, Lorrimer Hall,  when   I   thought   I   had    lost you,"  -whispered Loraino. *  "You*shall have your own,' way,  my darling," answered Ulmont; "your  Jway shall be' my law."  ��� So it was arranged that the wed-  Iding should take place at the church,  and be as quiet a   one i>s possible.  The propitious morning dawned at  last.  At an' early hour a, long array ol  carriages drew up before +he' little  vine-covered, chuich in the suburbs  The sunshine' drifted down through  'the foliage like molten" gold; the robins in the green branches mingled  their notes with the tuneful bobol.'nk  the sweet scent of honcvsuckle and  clover wafted their fingranoe ovei  the hawthorn' hedges, the sun hinted  love to the cloud's, the birds sang of  love to their mates; love was the song  the little brook sang as it danced joyfully over the white pebbles��� ail nature sang of love on this pitiful marriage morn.     '  'Ulmont would allow no shadow to  cross the brightness of the day. If  one of those strange, brooding fancies he could not define stole over him,  he shook it off and forgot it in watching the beautiful, flower- like face of  Loraine. '  Neither the sunshine, the ' flowers,  tho birds, nor the brooklet warned  them of the fatal tragedy which was  about to be enacted; a tragedy too  deep, too bitter for words to describe, and they went on to their  doom with a   smile on their faces.  The sunshine streamed in through  the colored windows, flecking the  bride's soft, fleecy robes, with bars  of crimson, purple and gold.  1 Ulmont pressed the 'littlo hand  tenderly as thoy took their places at  the1 altar.  Suddenly, and without warning,  'dark clouds scudded across tho sunshine, tho soft, summer breeze wailed  among the tall oak trees, and the  flowering lilacs; tho blossoms on the  hillside swayed to and fro, bending  their heads before the storm.  Tho distant ocean wildly beat tht>  shore like a relentless, angry spirit;  in one brief instant tho face of nature  had changed. Thunder rolled across  the darkening sky. and vivid flashes  of lightning, following each other in  rapid succession, felled many a sto te-  ly forest oak, whose crashing as it  fell to earth was plainly heaid, and  they /lit up tho group that stood toe-  fore the dim altar, with its cold,  'bright glare. *  Loraine's faoe was very pale, and  Ulmont noticed tho littlo hand which  he held fluttered slightly. Ulmont Ul-  vesford's face was calm and implacable as a marble statue. A half  hour after tbey had entered the dim,  old church they were pronounced ���  oh, cruel mockery of fate��� pronounced man nnd wife. Both loyal, innocent, and trusting, fate wau dealing them a bitter blow.  As the last words had boon spoken  sinca  when  had  little  it  I have^you with1 me, Lo-  said, "I^.ouid linger hera  CHAPTER VIII.  1   '   A  Fatal  Journey.  Six weeks abroad bad passed  that bright, sunny morning,  Ulmont Ulvesford and Loraine  : stood before the altar in the  church. Thoy had visited France, Italy,, and sunny Spain, and were now.  en  route  to Switzerland.    ,  "Let us visit tho Alps last, my;  husband," Loraine had said. "I want}  the soenes I love best to linger last-  in my memory."  Ulmont was loth to leave the blua  skies of Spain, wheie the olive and  the myrtle ripen luxuriantly under  the golden sunshine.  "Now that ~  raine," he  forever." r  , Had Loraine 'remained in Spain, as  her husband so strangely urged, the  first cloud that ciossed the horizon  of their wedded life might never have  risen. 1   , ( '    '  Together they went to Savoy, that ,  marvelous / valley   which   lies     uncLer  the ibowlders of Mont Blanc   '       *  ,  * .-   ,  I Loraine's delightv was as rapturous  mi a child's as she culled the Alpine  roses from the ed^-e of the fiownmg  filacers. _ '  . Loraine never forgot that first day  In Switzeiland, or the surprise which'  awaited her before it had ended.  Ulmont had gone to visit the monastery of St. Bernard. Loraine had remained behind, being fatigued with  the day's ramble. < a  "You  will  not   bo lonely, my darling,"-' questioned" Ulmont, t encircling '  ihe slender waist with his arm, and  drawing the golden head to his'shoui- -,  der.  "If I   thought you  would, have  one lonely^moment,   I could enjoy,no-'>.  thing. Your sweet face would rise be- ,  ��|Ween ma and aught else ���'  (To be Continued.)  m%\  That Dodd's Kidney Pills Cure  when Other Means Pail  Mr. J. J.  Perkins Disabled by Kid-.  ney  Pains,  Finds   New  Health  ��.'   in the Great Canadian   Kldn  t    Remedy t,    *���   ,  Tyndall, Man., Oct. 26.���(Special.���  All over Manitoba and the Terr'itor-.  ies people are telling of benefits   re*  ceived from the use of Dodd's. Klif-  ney Pills, and this place furnishes   a'  striking example of    how they k will *  cure when "all other means" have failed  in the ^person of Mr. J. J. Perkins.  , "For two  'years' I    was troubled  with my Kidneys," Mr. Perkins says.  "I got so bad that the    doctor attending .me declared me incurable.  "At times, I'had such severe pains  in my back that I thought I would  have to give up hopes and die. I  was unable .to work and was becoming destitute.  "One day a friend asked me, -Have  you ever tried Dodd's Kidney Pills?'  r answered 'No,' and ,he peisuaded  me to try them.  "The first box made me feel like a  new man; five boxes cured me completely. Dodd's Kidney Pills saved my,  life."  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure the Kidneys. Sound Kidneys take all impurities out of the blood. Thus Dodd's  Kidney- Pills cure Rheumatism, Sci-  atics, and other diseases caused by  uric acid in the blood  homeward as he was coining to claim I by the pastor, which, as they firmly  pain in her heart, growing moro     in- ,  , .       ,        ,    .  tense each moment I . ��> an in.��ta1n- iha wlldost ���*t�����*  ,   "Could anything have happened?''        hnd. prevailed  lAjgain tbero iwos a   knock   at    the  Horses nor vehicle, driver nor     the  white, peaceful faoe   of Paul Illtags-  his bride  He remembered he must have passed his twenty-first birthday on the  ocean. Ho remembered often gnring  upon Loraine's portrait in the moonlight,  but    boyond   this,  heaven  h"lp  Srfu.  believed^ bound them to each other  for weal or for woe. Loraine Ulvesford lifted her pv��s lo meet the cold,  calm gaze of "TV'Mi riimpton, while  behind  him,  stealing  silenlly      aw?-  -      THE WIDDER.  (Continued.)  and all fees and costs made .thereon,  and he may keep such beasts until such  charges, fees and costs are paid, or until  such lien is foreclosed.'"  (Old Curry gave a sonorous ring to tho  words. "And this statute, your Honors, is still on our books to confute and  confound the quibblers and quarrellers  who holster their effrontery with the  'rickety scaffolding of new codes and  sinister schemes of personal revenge. I  leave this matter with your Honors, en*  tirely assured that my client, who haa  been subjected to 'an infamous imputa-i  tion, will receive the vindication of an  honorable acquittal."  The counsel for the defence sank into  his chair, amid an approving murmur,  and young Curry, who had the last word,  arose to sav it. He said it lamely, fum-i  bling with his narrative, protesting awki  wardly against the intrusion of "antl-i  quated statutes," and the substitution]  of vociferous abuse for legitimate analysis. It was of no use He could acquirf  ,no heat. He was discomforted anc  acutely conscious of an incredulous au  dience.  Ho sat down amid silence. Tlio jus  tices were ahendy parleying in whispers,  He know what was coming and turned  his head away.  "Dismissed," remarked Corwin quietly,  as if reading his own entry 011 tlie papers.  There was a stir of satisfaction, and  Old Curry rose up in a great glow, buttoning his long coat. Martin and Sandi  ler were alroady at the green gate.  The crowd made way for Old Curry  and Mrs. Kell3. Near the outer door  father and son came shoulder to shoul-  der.  "It was the widderl" said Old Curry,  ���^Atlantic Monthly."  ENGLISH   SPAVIN LINIMENT  lumps,   and  blemishes    from  horses,  blood spavin,   curbs,   splints,    ringbone, sweeney,   strfles,   spr-aias,  and swollen throat, coughs, etc.  $50 by the use of one bottle.  sor��  Save  m  p*i  m  i  %  A  ranted the   most wonderful  cure ever knewn.  Blomisi* V*-       "-\+*   **.'..  . V.  1-,  I '  <) ',  ^V ���:.���','M-. i,-.  '^���^{J'-jC,  t      J.J .->   t'"  r'  <f.'   ������  '     '��, ���[��  )���'  ~'i ���', <' -'' ilj '��V I*  ' ti- .*<, '1' & ���" " <���    ,��**..'...    >,  -:f  vtt*i  v.   uwr  f^>-���  l* jl  ��,' f  ��'.��  . .    i. ���       ' ,     ,  i ;���'  ATLIN,  -B.;   C,    SATURDAY,    DEUUIBER  26,  -003.  The-'Atlifi Claim,  li.'  Pnblifhril .cm-i.v    Sutriiclny   morning   l,r  T'.ir. ATMNOl/tlH   PuilLHl'lIKO  Co.       '  A.   ('.    HniVCIlFlil.il     lilllJOU.   PliOT'KIETGH.  onus: nf I'liliiicRtiini 1'i-ai I .'it., .41 iiu, H. C.  Aihr-i-tiMns: Kate-.: il.ui1 |ii-i- iucli, i-.u-ii  liuvi lion, ti'fiiilitt^ 'itii it-c^, li.'i ccnh fi lute.  Sptoiftl CJotiM .u-l  Uai<-^ tin tij)i)lii.>.'tt.ioii.  llic suliM-i iplmn |,i in- w C"i n j ear, i��ij-  kIjIu in rirUdttic *,o ,M|)fti will 1,}- ili'li-, t-i-wl  null"., I Iii-. <-<mi(1 it inn N c-'HuDJh-il \wili.    ,  Satukdav,  Di-:c 19'rjr,   1903.  ���n**Aitrur^s^U'W4i**v>v_uv tn* ���  ivhiw^iiitiM te  ' P. & M ���$)  NCM<*  IJcibn* 0111 ncxi is.snc, anotliet  year will ha\ = prided, a \ i-,ir of progress and advancement for our camp  and one that will be luemoiable in  tire annals of our history.  The introduction of dredging  , machinery into this district and the  e\idenet that it's operation will be  financially successful is 11 feature  of no mean importance, assuring,  as it already does, the installation  of several more similar plants.  'The scarcity of water during the  seaj,OH ol 1903 retarded considerably lire'systematic and continuous  working of the different hydraulic  companies, all of which however  may safely he .said.to lime worked  at a profit.  Quartz propositions are showing'  means, an insignificant affair, is  much smaller- than* others, which  have  been  contemplatedt for    the  concession.  1  Morle'y Ogiivie, -3611, of the ex-  yoveiuor -and engineer for the company, -vent 'outside' .to prepare  plans ior tlie new dredges, ' ,  The     company       is       keeping  the   results  of it's'operations  .011  the Stewart this j ear air    absolute  seciet.  .The  present   dredge  , has  ,1/cen working  near   the^mouth   of  Clem Creek, and.has been put into  '.'.���inter quarters in the vicinity.  ' The Ogiivieconcession is approx-  ���  iniutely 100 miles in length up and   $  dow 11 the Slew.i 11 river.    Th�� river | $  is navigable for   large   steamers  all points along the conceissron.  The  concession   is  one * of   the  most gigantic  affairs   of Ihe   kind  e\cri controlled in tlie Xorth   by   a  single company.    It comprises scv-1  eia! concessions, which were amalgamated by Mr. Ogiivie after he resigned as governor'of the   Yukon,  two years ago.    Most  of the concessions   were  obtained   from    the  Ottawa government   while  Ogiivie  was govei ner of the territory.  ���*  ' ,       ?  ��� [ ��� Atliu,, ffiw@&ei  a'esd, 'Grape ''Rings ':  And -All "Kinds of Jewellery, Manufactured' on the Premises.  ���.    gUV  ' Wby send oik when you can.get'goods as cheap here?  Watches Fv^sn $3 uga.   Flno.lfne'of Souvenir Spoons.  JULES MtE8T �� SON, The Swiss WKcfanakers.   '  ���o*^*c^o*"3ott^a^o*o<>ovo*o��e*?^a^o.*a<>o��i:��<>o<>'o4.o*oo*o**  I THE    K-OQTENASr.HQ'TJEL.   '  0  ��  o  e  o  ���  a  o  o  Cou.  A,- R. McDonald, Proprietor.  First and'Tkainok Strum's.  . Tliln Kifsi CJtias Hotel litis beun romotleled and iclui-nislu-ihtln-oiialiotit   ��� '  and oflei'J llic Iiust iiccomiuoilnlloii lo Tvnnsloiit oi- I'pi-iminvtit  Guests.���Aiiixi-iuun and Kmoiiciiii plmi.  Ffaoat Wines, Ue/uors and Cigars.  .... .'."     Bill'iar'ds   and   Pool.- s  at ������'���'���^���^���a^*o*��*)-<*Q��>o*a<>ciw-��a**o*i:^i:(*o'*o*o#o*ci*ct��c^pj^*c.+  THE1  GOLD "HOUSE.  D'SOOVERY.   B. C. '  A STRICTLY EIRST CLASS HOTEL.     ���  ���Cl-JOICEST WINES LIQUORS & CIGARS. -  Mixed Drinks a Specialty.  BIN ING  ROOM  SU-U-LIiiD-aVITIl' THK  BKST  Till'  MAKKKT   A1-1*0HDS.  Vegetables Daily From our own Garden.    "���  "   Breakfast,  6-10^9, launch, ;2-to 2, Dinner, 6 to 8.-*  / 1  ,   up evenj-cltei- than   expected   and  " active development work   is-being  ..cairied-.ou bv manv-syndicates and  private- ,individuals  and   from  .all  sides we hear of }��ood result-,.- ���  llotli here aud in Discovery  City  many   fine  stores   arrd    residences  have spuing into existence, the last  but not the least being the  elegant  ilriidtuie  erected   by   the     'Atlin  Club'!. A.ssociation, Incorporated.  ,_    Taking   1903   as -a    whole,     we  Allinites   aie  more   than   satisfied  wilh results and as for  lire   future,  we hail the Is'ew Year as one full of  promise and  continued   prosperity  which will, before it's  termination,  prove to   the   world   at   large that  Atlin as a mining camp ranks  second to none on the wholecontiiiciit.  s  Broke Her 1 ail Shaft.  DIXC5V    DROTHERS,   Proprietors  ���Passeng-ors,Transferred,to Farral-  ���'' l   Ion aiid Landed at Seattle.,  -      'Pool   ;&'   Billiards; ,'Free.     ," /  Freighting and'Teaming.    ' ;j��   ;   Horses and Sleighs for Hire.  The overdue Amur is now being  towed lo Vancouver. The delay  was caused'by the breaking of her  tail shaft while at Port.Srinpsou.  A'-Il pussengers were trans (erred to  the Fairalon which arrived in'Seattle last Monday.' Messrs. Rupert  Jackson arrd E. P. Queen were the  only passengers fiom here.       \  -J.- -H.';-BI'GHARBSON,  ATLIN -i  DISCOVERY.'  r  mm Uncessioii.  100 .Miles  of   Stewart  River  Owned by-the Ogiivie Co.  The Rise and Fall.  Full tine of Clotliing Just From the East  ' '.THE '-LATEST   STYLES.  Complete-Stock' of Dry Goods  UP       a m ���*���*.****       ...        .  ' ' '  SHOES.  THE    LAT��ST    IN    MATS,     BOOTS     AKD  ���   W     ��� ' GOLD    SEAL* GUM    BOOTS' '  Our Goods ate the Best and Our Prices the Lowest..  -The lowest and highest temperatures recorded" for the week ending  25th rust, areas follows :    '   '  Dec.  '9  2 I  2 2  23  2-1  25  r 1 a'hoTe  ii ���  9  6  6  16  13  22  - 'H  ' i8  18  39  ���38  23'  above  The Canadian Bank; of 'Commerce.  '"CAPITAL    PAID    UP. $S,700,000.  '      ' ( R-JSBKVK,   $3,000,060.  Branehes of the Bank at Jeattie, -  ; ,*;San Francisco,  , Portland,  ,     '     ' exchange sold on all Points.       Skagway' ete"  Goi.u Dust Tcrchaskd-  -Assay, Oi-FicK in Connection. ."  D.  ROSS, Manager.  Being- Worked by Drodg-e, probably  With Good Results; Possibly  Several Larger Plants Will  Be Installed. -    ,  ' HOTEL VANCOUVER.. .  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST   OF   GOODS^  THE-ROYAL HOTEL,  E.   ROSSELLI,   Proprietor.  Cornor Pearl and First Streets, Atlin; B. C.  lf  I  1  I  Sam.  Johnstone,   Pnon.  V.x. Gov. William Ogiivie has  been iu charge of the Ogilviedredge,  011 a giant river concession, of which  lie is manager, on tire Stewart.  On the result of tire  company's  work   011   the   Stewart   wilh    the  dredge this summer depends the depends the decision-, of the directors  a? tc whether oi- not they   will  install   several  dredges  there    next  year.    Mr. Ogiivie   made  this  announcement sorae li-me  ago.    The  preses'it  dredge,   although   by    110  G,    F*.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  1  CHOICEST VMtS, IIQUOKS AND CIGARS CASE GOODS A SPlCIAUr.  ���ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS���  The following Sailings  are  an-  | rrounced    _ for'    the    mouth      of  December   leaving  Skagway  at 6  l'.m., or on arrival of the train :  Amur       December  10th.  35th.  For  further  information,  apply or  write to    H. B. Dunn, Agent,  Skagway. Alaska.'  HydmauSio   Mining  ... . Jinery.  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATER    GATES,  AiYGLE   STEEL   RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPE.  Estimates furnished on application  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  Vancouvmr,  B  Hirschfeld, Aj?ent. Atlin   B. C ^-?:-:/jVivc*,,-(-f^.'  :;,��i-f^.'; 'ijiwy;? #*i"^"'ift;t-*"s^*?* W-"^"!'-^'^-''^^.^^-^*- f ���* :Pr-i^fe^5W��^  S^SSS^^^  KM��.  iff  ���'?$���;  P  SW:/^'  'hv  ���-���is,;  ���f'-'.:::-;  V>;r.-;  .://������:./- ; /  i��i'  '";'-.''j'i$H>  Is  ^|#-/5  II  Wtt  X/R|o!  M�� Sii-Sf@ -l^s'^l i CxRa iseWsl co n'd i ti o i 1 'ji- ii^fqji ife  [||;/;/"/^i^/^  'jS^sfSftllffililii^ra  y��y0!0Ms)i i[3sj Jfcie"^Liberdad.|arKlw  fW-:!Wy+f  m&  ;^^Wp^if;p{PWe';trefc  ^���^!;fSr'ffi^ber ri gy r e rnem beredg ��March//a muse?  -'.''���//;'/./;���-;/ v^r;it|.7pi-ic.^v//'':/-:'/-'-\/':/'r''/v;-''j/-'-': :y-f;^v^:,;.v-^.,/:���'  vcitizeiis:  '<N$��  ^fy.-^riejBsYforTj-tlve  gJiiiRqii^li^iipSay^S^  f^l^fSKiMatc^  IllllilNiiiSEsI  igN.Q.T.lCK'li^^  .datb:;WeViiiti;iid^tpJai>|>ly,:;t6^  .mjyiib'iie'rVor'Luii.^  .;ion';':<!tp\K'p'mVc^^^  it rnct; o f ? i .ix>\ ii .y^y^y^^yyy'^ysy^yyi:  /fcCbmrn'eii'omif RfcPoitJniiirKed-'AgCJl^^'Siuul  '^'^.WiS's^S^ySluoriierf ���i>pst'.~:^!ipiaeoiJ;|on'i  'thy'East'JLi^  fronVthe^brner/bf;^  Streetyn^lnSAownJofjA^  in a^yEaste^  .No' r t K 6 r 1 yfM i r ec t i o if Stout he J, So ii t li 'A I i ne 'j< of,  Pbarl Street^ i20���feet;m^  iii/a}-tfesterly,|;dircctiw  ��Pearl andliLakb'Streets'^;llQs'foettrapre'jibr.:  :lesii,'iiience jiiii So lithbrlj-iilirootio'nii follow;  iiVpftlie/li'no of l^ake Str.^^  lesjVto tlie pqiiifof^bmm  vi iisr'" 0;>S1 fAc'res "m pro'o r,{l oi��^^M*v^&S Jff/j i'T:  ^D'aJeiKat'Alrin^^  iE^S^WUkrn&n^  ";-vV'-'-'-P.*<>^w-wm--.v<:-^  SKfe;\;p:Pir��iovJTOC��ate'��araife  llydroullCa'Mino^Ennii>eprii|algo;��Speciallyi'J  AM  French   Restaurant  NOTIGISjlKhe^by^^ytlia  ,fr X)ni!(' ate/1;' as ,inh* iiaKerjibr'tiietAitMiVvT^adT  inj^;Oom|)nny;:iiLiniitod;'jw'ili  t ion" tbithb���llbn-:Ttipi'ClViof-.Cbminissipneiriof  /Lands'^  .descr'bbd..l^^  'marked iA.;;..tT;i;Cpy'8;;^  iSypstjisidViof jLalcy-Sft^etf^tljii^Towiisite^  ^tliencc^Norlieflygiia  S'trebt/JGOMfe'eti^th^  .thonco Sotitliei-jy":60 fbet^ieiicyiinsteHy��lbo  feot to pbintJofyornmencjemeniyyy 'i.^-ip'fjf&ji  ii-u.^ig^te^JJated^  '���<'*"{&, &MZ'''i t'i'&ivAi' ������.���^?^{v;>'���SA,i���s.-.'c*r'b^���h���'��'::,^  ;��;f��|��;;Re  !*^i ri 'g: ch;a'ragier lvvere::^ryed|fahd��Jb'!e'  .^^FestivalJI^yhich^  iSv^Hte m be"red;;:b y^a j lfA 11 in i tes ^:e'iuled W  ::'i:'WAN Tfi 0 jyy AITHI- U^piSKSpN^O^CiLI^  ��';ON rotuil trutlo and atfbiiis ,foi;:;jniiii(ii'jfactur-':  '���;"ii.ifT.,l��oiiai-s Iraviit-; well^ ostablislied'; l>iisiiies8;  ;iJ:.Ip.ba,y.torritoi;y';N;^^^^^  ijy weekly'' and; 8Xpense;inbiiey: 'mlynncpdvpre-'.  iiyibus exparienee Viniibcb��sar>-';:posi tlbnj'ierr  '^*.;;niaiieiit;'^b tikiii.es  y.addresaedf envelope. v>SnpeH  -;'. !-��� velers, Gila .MoiToh JlldgS'CliicTiKS^^  ���?~:'^yi;'^"A":m''^'''''f''y'^^  -:A^NbTlCBisclioreiyy 'Kiven'J'tKat !si.\ty ddy��  after date IJhtolI^dyt(>;l:apply.:���:to;^,���the?'���Gjlief���  . Commissionerof Lands aud Works f or,; jior,-:  ;mis*ipii to purohaso tlio]following described  .traot'bf land. v. Cominoncin-?- at a; post] m;tr:;  ked B. A.-R VS. B. bbriibr post/'-placed'b:i ihb  N. line of Pearl Street^'at tlio S: :W; corner  ;of lot 8i'Blockl9,- in tltb tow ri of' Atli ii ��;-'C;  thbiice westerly 1]Q fe^.tiietice'riprtlibriy SO'  feet.thenbe easterly :110 "f cbtj tlieneo spilt Ii-'  erly 80 feet, to point of cornmoncement.���;]������ ,  ,   Containing In all .21 of. an ; ucrG, mors. pi-  ''l08i^'-   -.'... '/:';.::>:'.. *':0 .-. "v'.1';'-''" ���������' ','���.-./���  ,      '���-!.'..     Edward A. Hobiiison ���-,":;i.f���-;-.-: ���:  Datod this 7th. day of November. l��0lT '  |s;N6TICEls^lierebyJ  afte'i-j(latie'^I; intend]jto/apply.to tliej; Chief!  iConiniissibiierVof-jaiids'n  -mission to niirchasefthe,folipwinB desbribed  '.ti-nct pflaiid:r/Coi��nieiici^  ',-.y.';j:yA/sjS.;iW.?cprRcr':pbstJp  ^n��t litm pfbakbStree^^^  rthe/eorjioiv'pf.lR'a'lit^  '��� Hie'Tpwn'jpf.yAtfiVi-Bj 0.:;^li^nbb':iii:an:;EBstTi  ^ei-ly oiriiction'li(l;fei!tVtlieiice iii aNortherlyi  ���dit-ebtipii/BO foetv.theiie  tioii.riU feet;��� tiience'\Siia Soiitliei-lydiroptiPii  .lolipSy'nV;,tliejiineJpf=i^ke^^  t'opoint.of.coni^  acres 'J^pye'or]i^yyiyy^.i':yy:y^:iyyyi-  ���yy:y'i-yy;i':::::yyy;yW;.J;:\nderiianiy'-:,  'yyyyipat^d; at: A"tl iii ;Cn^Ci<)ct:'28tli^/ip'iii  !^^f i<Vc'a��-^;S;i-?^; fe1 ��^ bia>s;s;��^  /8^MlP:tm;'*S��3;wo.:so^!a'^:nVAvr.y5;^  i.  yV:yy^  ���"���/'.-NOTICE is hereby (jflven that application  will bp made to tho LotfUlntiye Assembly of  the Province of British Coln mbln, at its next  Session^ for nil Actto .incorporate a' Cotri-  zpany, to build, eiiuip, maiiitaiii,and oporate'  a line of Railway, of standard iraiiirb; froriVa  point at or near Kitimaat, or some btlior  suitable point on \tho Pacific Coast; thenco  northerly to Hazeltoii; thence to a point at'  or near Atlin Lake; thenco northerly to tho  Sixtieth [��0th], parallel of North Latitude;  wlth.nll powers incidental thereto.  ,' i). Gr'i'laodouell,  Solicitor for Applionnts.  Dated at Vanootiveri H. C. ]  ��ii��"��t>iday of Oet��bi��r, A.  D., 10M. ''  .-������' . i .'��� .'..'. '.'-"-V. ." ������.���'���������.   ,1  ���/;; NOT IC15; is / |ierbb>;. ��\ v.ei i^hat- si x ty /davis  after /4ate^l';intend/to /apply'to.the^Chlef  'Commissioner of Lands ?a  missibuio^^piirchaso;the fbllbwinc-described  .���trab't^pf.-.Iaiiil.'-^.^^PiJi.'A':'^  Coiiinionci'njr at post marked n'. W. :K. C'��.  Si E.';Cprner^p8t,place(i ;120::feet'frbni/the  cpriieripf Rii'nt Avenuei viinil Lake Street bii  tho-iiorth/sldp^iu; the 'towiiofAtlin, >B.;:i'C:  and followiii^/thelliie of Rant Ave"  wnrds thejjali^  theiice; f ol low i rijf-; th e:: 1 i no' of Lake Street;  nprtherly;il20'fbot;;.thenco;en'*te--lr JI'' fee^'  tlienco'120 feet'southerly,1 more orIe��H to  point of 'cpnimeiicbineiit. /Contuiiiinff' O.tS  aeres-more'prloss.://-///- "'; '-'.���-..-.-. ���-:'���//:'/������-/-/',r  Dated'at Atlin,'B.C. October 9th, J908.'::'...'-.  'y_:::y::'-i:);yy'r.    tyj) H.,W.';E.:Cannviin.'/;  ��� NOTICU ii hereby ffivoh, thai sixty days  from date I intend to apply to.the 'Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works, for per-  missioii'to purchaso tlio follon'lii^dcwcribad  property.;   /       // /. /-���':,' ������"���-; '.-��� ���  Commoiiciinr at Initial Post No. 1 at a  point on the Spilt horly Boundary of tho Flor  ra Uoncli Lease on the north bank of Pine  Creek iu tho Atlin Mining District, anil fol-  lowiiipr tho Southerly Boundary of thu Flora  Bench Learo North: Easterly live hundred  feet, thenco North Westerly three hundred  feet, thence South Westerly flvo hundred  foot, thonco South Easterly threo hundred  feet more or less to point of oomni'cnaemerit.  ContninliiL'3.U ncros more Wriest. Vj  1'uU'd nt Atlin, B. C. Oetober 20th. iSOJ-  l-'.",:;.'.>;-'   "''.'     ���.'"���'; ;0;'T..-Svritzer;    '  li^w^^?^'---; S:'?"3.'i-"'P^'#/'= ^  ;.*'j|;--;*'r; Pa����ensers\  spRCtioii is stopped'30.iniii.utW befprblpayiiijf-timb^of ^aii>.'ihlyy$yyt%yy'yyy'Xyiy;'yi,  i/;,i;/;^15');poiinds p*:baifira  'witlileacMmif.farelt'ekefc'-^  J:G.CoKNBr.i.;'  !;OPE#DA^^i&^  |eije*ygH^w|^  slir^ifflMiissaiyeriSil  ;^The;yancoiiyer"A"3��ay,0  '��'-';: V:*'.���-'.'>'������ '������������'        '   '��� ��� ~ ' ��� ^ j%a.' ���-'-���'--��� ���*-���'','��� ��� -_��  --���"'*:" i-,;- ,l'-<--- -,y.  )V:.%'ylL\iryiY?y.i:^  ^FrRST^GI/ASS/RESTA^R^NTl  :i.^/'>.|H��ad��iiiart��r^-fpr'.Bt-opU'��.i'��taB��V:-'^  iW;  W A L LACE j<3 RtM^E :>&(Co 'iS&H  y. :y 'y^yiiyy A9$p.i&H, ?$. yS^Si:'^  Larjje or Small Samples.fprwoi'ded foi- -Jinayu  TR^S  '[P- 'i.".y.y;Farnlshfhg /The ���;"'"Vy-y:  yy'BEST/.MEALS''IN ,CAMP-V/::  Finest .of Hqiiors. /Good stabling.  Kd. SANBfl.Proprletbr.  mm  BATHS  ���   BARBER SHOP /  ."'���''F.: SHIELDS/&;Eddy Durham.  :Now eoeupy their new quartors next    /  ���',-   to the Bank of B. N. A.. First Street.  The bath room* are equally as good as found  *��i c(t'��i.   Brivate Ttjiirnnf* for Udiiw.  v.'.-.:- .1.;.; i.V'-- ������������<���'���: ���'."���r.:.  mm  f  FOR-  '/���'���' UPHOLSTERV     -,.-'';v}/--;  ������;'jy:y:��MATTRESiSES- ::';.//  fu r ri itu r E;'/ -ry-^yy  /./"//"'���HARDWARE '"���������-'.-/���-.��� .V'-.''''  v'/':.x':.//f^PArNTSioiLS:',:/^''';\\:;'  The Royal Victoria  tife InSuraiiGe Qo,  .:���;;;'��� 0:F./CANADA"v/.''-/  Capital    $1,000^000. l  /,;:\^';-A..<^It*r��oM^i'ABroJrt. V  .\:k   ',��..  V�� ,   Anecdotal.  ftp. Woofeow    Wilson, president   of  ^moeton University, is an, admirer' of  e��n*rlo8 Lamb,  and has  had access  to  my  private 'papers', that   illuminate  *��.��?��� u <:nar:\cter well.   "In one of his un-  ^uWished letters," Dr. Wilson said the  publisher drunk. -   'This was I case"' he  ���'',*>'>"  Hy McwaptjpssV  ���""J"  T want to commend myTtrvspEpsr to  ��. weary public. You would not permit  free advertising, so I must not mention  its name. In fact, there ia a little practical difficulty in so doing, that I will let  you infer.'  My newspaper depends upon its reputation for giving all of the news, rather  It is related that once, when "Punch"  printed a cartoon representing an 'ma"ra-  *ry conversation between James McNeil  fRTuster ana Oscar Wilde,, Wilde wired  Whistler: "Ridiculous; when you and,I  *re togother we never talk about any-  "Humj except ourselves." "You forget"  ir-eplied Wliistle-r in a return telegram,  when you and I are together we never  walk about anything except me."  The- following story is credited to a  jNejr Orleans lawyer, who was asked to  mddrcss the boys of a business school. He  commenced:���''My young friends, as I  approached the entrance to this room I  motlced on the panel of the door a word  �����"<*nt'** appropriate to an institution  pt this kind. It oppresses the one thing  ���lost useful to the average man when he  ���tepa into the arena of life.   It was "  l"Pu"V shouted the boys, in a roar' of  "teugbter, and the lawyer felt  that h��  amd taken his text from the wrong side  , *M the door.   ,  I Ot Miaa "Bee* Drew, John .Drew'i  "MUffhtor, it is aald that one day in her  tehildfaood she asked her father how of-  ton a certain paper, "The Daily  ,"  'appeared. "The paper is called the "Daily,'  {isn't it?" Mr. Drew asked. "Yes," said  ,��he young girl. "Then mustn't it of ne-  .oeeei'y appear every day?" "I don't  ��mte see that," said Miss Drew. "It i��  iplaln enough. Why'don't you see it?"  ilier father asked. /'Because," she answered, "if The Daily  ' must appeal  every day, then "The Century* must ap-  Ipear every century."  ��� One day rocently, says the Koehestei  Post-Express," a certain justice of the  jfiuprerae Court'of that district invited a  jlnend of his, a lawyer, to go sailing  With him. The wind was brisk at the  start, and it soon freshened, nnd then  little craft began to loss and loll in'a  manner that caused the lawyer much in *  ward uneasiness. The judge, reading hit  friend's plight in his contortions, laid a  I*??* -nand   on  his' shoulder, and  said  KX?' '?/ P"ttiDS ray *wine cellar in my   than upon the "tricky .device of 'starin  4,00k8e,ler-"' ' ' headlines to gull tho thoughtless. Tnere��-  fore, it does not think it necessary to  .begm every important article on the  first page.  B6foro I discovered my newspaper,' I  used  to   become   very  irritable   at   tho  breakfast table.   I would begin a piece of  news, -read down the column, and find  tins formula/ "Continued on page' thrae."  Then  I  would   refold' the  great  sheet,  stand it  up  against  tho   water-pitcher,'  and read a dozen lines to the end; Turning back to the first page, I would begin  another article and soon come to a stop'  with   the  words,   "Continued  on    page  nine."   Thia time I would rumple ihe paper considerably as I hunted for tVhe sequel.   About the third time, I would say  to my wife, "What ia the matter with  this I coffee? ,  I'never drank  such  vile  .stuff before in my life."  We killed a man at our club the other  night, and he was a good fellow, too.  We, all liked him, but we all joined in'  the most brutal assault upon him. The  trouble was that he would everlastingly  interlard his talk with such expressions  as this: "The news about Smith, that I  was'the first to make public, etc."    Or  Ngse    Betray- 'ine  CaSr-irtcr.  The fcnman character betrays Jtsalf on  ���very hand and every foot, and even on  the human nose, if the observer only  knows where to look and how to apply'  his observations.  Phrenology and palmistry are well  known, but the art of pedomanoy is the  latest 'means ,of ascertaining the true  character of the individual.  Domestic comfort is denoted by having  "the second toe humped above the rest,  at the same time escaping a corn." On'  the other hand, or ' foot, small 'feet  cramped by small shoes mark their owner  as possessing "vanity nnd great courage." A short, thick, stubby foot with  rather; large .ankle shows "not so much  executive ability as dogged persever-'  ance." , ' ,  Beware of the man whose ankles turn  in; "he is generally ncan and 'selfish,"  and women who st. ��� d 'on one foot are  full of ideas and ori- nnlity." This duck-  like attitude is certainly unusual. People who cross the feet or' stand 'on one  side of the foot are irritable, eccentric,  talented and uncertain. An addendum is  the declaration that mentality 1b marked  on the heel. A network of. small lines,  denotes great versatility and skill in art  and literature, while a smooth sur'soa of  heel is * sure sign of a pUdd, noowork-  ing brain. _;. ,  The long second toe means �� masterful  mind and is a clear .indication th*t the  owner of the long second toe lVths ruler  of the domestic, household.   Short,* stub  3   '  '"My dear fellow, can I do anything foi  .you?" "Yes, your honor," replied thi  lawyer. "I wish you would overrule thi*  ���motion."  .'   Onco, when the late Bishop of Canter  fmry, who was an.almost fanatical advo  jcate of the temperance movement, wni  tBisbop of Exeter, he travelled some dis  jtaitce into the country to attend an ag  iaricultural function.   On his return, h?i  jreab was disturbed by a newsboy shout  "Remarkable    statement'  by   'thi  ��� of Exeterl"   To gratify his cu.-i  f, lie despatched a ^servant ito. pur  * the  paper.    This"^was;foundatc  ontaln his morning's address, but ovei  "Bis remark���jocosely made, .of course���  I U have never been drunk in my life,'  Nihe sub-editor had placed the bold crosi  2��ead, "Remarkable   Statement by    thi  ���Bishop of Exeter!" .  1     On one occasion when Mr. John IM  JDunlop, now a prominent official of i  Uarge  banking institution in  Montreal  - fwas crossing the Atlantic, a noted pun  ster was    exhibiting his    skill    in thi  ismokor by making pun3 from the namei  jof his  fellow-passengers.    A  discussio*  arose, and the punster declared hi3 abil  ifcy to squeeze a pun from the name oi  ianyone on the ship.    "Wait a bit," ex-  (claimed   Dunlop,   *T11   wager   you   thi  ���smokes that you can't work it on mj  |name."   Quick as a flash came the re-  [spouse: "Oht that's easy; just  'lop��   of)  |the last   three    letters  and  it's  'dun.1  JDunlop bought for the crowd.  this, "Mi I told you all last week, etc."    by toes indicate" two*things: First."that  Some of the gentlest members of the club    ft"*  -'-   ���'    *     8   .-*""��� Wlat  fell upon him in a perfect rage.  There oame into the village a man who  undertook to reform the club; he said  wo were too dull,' too remote from real  life. "What," snid he, "do we care about  the downfall of the British ministry, or  the prospects of polar exploration?". He  said the daily newspaper was a very good  index to what the people were interested  in, and we ought to get our* subjects  fiom the press.  Woll, to be brief, he carried his point  Jjid revolutionized the club.--I-will give  a few of the topics that I hear have been  under discussion: "Who began tho row  at lUcFlynn's saloon?" "The naked fact*  of the^Jonesbury divorce case." "The-art  of padding for scrawny built women."  They tell me the meetings are very full  I don't.know. 'My wife and I stay at  homo "and read my newspaper.���Kilmii'  Caston in "Life.".  An Unhappy Woman.  "Mary Queen of Scots was a most un-,  happy woman, wasn't she?" enquired'a'  thin man of a friend in1 the train the'  other day. '   ,   .  "Indeed she was,"  replied -the other  earnestly.  "Queen Elizabeth was also far from,  haPPy�� wasn't-'she?" ���       ���   ,  ���   "Very much bo, I should say, if history  is to be believed."  ' ' "\'  "Then there was Catherine- "  A Living Encyclopedia.  / Lyulph Stanley wa3 an Englishman ol  whom Lowell said that lie "knew' thrci  times as many fa-cts as any young mar,  whatever had any business to know."  Ho.had but -ono' rival in that linoi  Palgrave, who compiled the "GoldeS  Treasury." Much interest sprang uj  among their friends whe,i the two weni  off on a trip together.  "It's an even chance which will returr  alive," said one man, solemnly. When  they did come back, Palgrave was palo,  emaciated, silent; but Stanley seemen  ,1'nmoved, and more all-knowing than  ever.  One night Buckle, the author of "Thi  History of Civilization," was laying  down^ the law on every subject, with a  magnificent pomposity that made the  table quake. At last ho put forth some  statement about the burning of a witch,  ���and .set tho date a century out of the  way. Stanley, who was present, had  oorno some preceding inaccurncios verj  well, wibh only a slight shaking of the  head nnd a reddening of the face. t  Suddenly his self-control gave way,  and he leaped to his feet. He extended  hit* hand, and piped forth in a vigoroui  treble:���  "[ hog your pnrdon, but the lust witch  was burned at such-and-such a place, in  -fluch-nnd-Biioh a year, under such-and-  ���anc'i circumstances And her namo was  -so-and-so, and you will find all about'it  in n. l>ook to which I can easily refer,  you/ nnd which you evidently don't  'know."  Tort en ts of impiisoncd knowledge were  -���thereupon poured on Buckle's head, un til  the lii.slorian of civilization sat wrathful,  oxtiHguLshcd, mute. But a little Inter he  had bin revenge. Some one mentioned a  new dictionary as a good one.  "It is," said .Buckle, with solemnity,  '"it in one of the few dictionaries I hav��  ���road through with pleasure."  The intimation that he had read any  dictionary through for pleasure so-as-  tonislied the guests that they forgot bis  past discomfiture in new awe.  "What on earth' are you driving at,  may I'ask?" broke in the man who was  being regaled with the* names of the unhappy women of history.  'I was just about to remark," continued the thin man, "that the name of  the unhappiest woman in the world does  not appear in history. Now, I've got a  sister-in-law named Martha Tabbs, and  just at present she is the most wretched  woman on the face of the earth."  "What's the matter with her���lost  'money?"  "No���J��  "HI, maybe?" broke in the other.  "No j but, you see, last week her husband bought her a two-guinea hat "'  "And I suppose the two-guinea hat  made her more unhappy than Mary  Queen of Scots was, when she discovered  that her neighbor had one costing five?"  "That was not it at all. She was as  nappy as a skylark in a June meadow  until she tripped and fell going up some  iteps and sprained her ankle. She is now  lying in bed, unable to wear the hnt, and  by the time she can wear it, it will probably be out of fashion. I tell you it is  sad to watch her looking tearfully at  that hat, which hangs on a peg near hei  bed. Talk about the unhappy women of  history. Why she is more unhappy than  any ten of them put together."���"Pick.-  Me-Up."     '  Caught in the Act  Walter A. WyckolT, professor of sociology at Princeton, recently married Miss  the owner went shoeless when young,  and, secondly, a great firmness of,character. .. .    j  A high instep shows a nervous person -  easily excited and as easily tired.   A'low  Hat instep marks the man who gathers  together the money and holds it.  Widespread feet indicate in a man a  disposition to stop.iiiid consider before  he acts, while a swinging foot that look"  as if it was about'to hook into its mate  shows irresolution and lack of detcrmina-'  tion. t ,  In a woman a long.'narrow foot always  shows  high 'breeding, and a small fool  does not always appear desirable, as the*  exceedingly small ones mean a weak'and  submissive character.,  Nooography is moie .'it hails from  Austria where much icsearch has been  devoted to the, study of'noses as an in-  dicatton of character.. A small nose indicates lack of moral vigor, a flat'nose  lowness of intellect,*!!, pug nose indelica-'  ey, a drooping, nose dullness, while the  j S1 proclaims strength of will  and the Grecian proboscis goes with a re  lined character. ' -        ,  , These   are   merely, the   rudiments   Q!-  nosography; there are subtler signs, sue!  as a thin bridge (shrewdness), two later  al prominences (literary skill), wrinkler  on either side-(wealth), and large no��  tnls (courage).. It is disconcerting that  a man's character should be thus writ ii -  , his nose 'that all  who, join  the  Nose  graphological institute may read.   Ca* '  a man conceal his nose?   When a bulh"  ous-nosed  individual  sees   a  fellow-passenger in 'the street car eyeing his prominent purpled organ, it is useless to at  tribute it to indigestion; the nose spells  as plainly as if it spoke, "Black List," tr  trie observant stranger.  Finger-nails  are   also   signs!      Broac  ���nnger-nails denote timidity and gentle  ness; ambition and pugnacity are told b\  narrow nails.      A  short-nailed   woman  will criticize her friends and foes, bu-  she will also  criticize herself with  thi  same severity.    The best dramatic an*  literary  critics  possess  this nail."    Ir-  growing nails  denote  luxurious   tastes  l his illuminating    clew    to    charaote*  should be written in every man's hat'a-'  a. spur to economy.   Before leaving th ���  hands the manner of their clasping rau.i  be set forth.   A frivolous woman Intei  locks her hands with the first finger bo  tween her  left  thumb and first  fln^r.  leople who place two fingers of one hanr  between  the thumb and'fingcis  of  tV  other are deceitful and not to he trusted'.  i The greatest  difficulty  whloh   profc*'  sors of the science of teeth read:n��- have  to encounter is the increasing.rescrc tt  the dentist for artificial molars. ' Other  wise long and narrow teeth may be be  r/Jfl t0 ���deno,t,<i, Vi,nifcy and projecting  teeth avarice., When teeth overlap incop  stancy ,8 to be expected, and "small  white molars bespeak a treacherous nrv  ture.���Chicago "Tribune."  A Clerg-ue Story.   ,  .   "When Frank H. Clcrgue, promoter  of the Lake    Superior    Consolidated  Company,  was  a little boy in  Maine,  playing  about   the     lumber    wharves  in  Bangor,  he   gave  promise  of    his  ability at financiering,  his- old  neighbors   say.      A   circus   was  coming  to  town, and the embryo, promoter    was  hard put for the 'price of a    ticket.  Uhen he had an inspiration.  '.Ail  the  water  which  'came to    the  circus grounds  was  brought   through  a wooden tunnel from far up   the lull.  Its_ source was an old spring, icldom  visited   and   hard   of   access.      Frank  waited  until  the  morning parade was  over and the'circus help were hungry  for   their  midday    meal.,     Then    he  mounted ,thc   hillside   and   inserted   a  wooden,plug in  the, tunnel.     By the  time-he had reached ithe    grounds he  found   everything  ripe   for    a   strike.  I he water had ccascd'to run.'  ,  Say, mister, gimme a ticket, an'-I'll  nx it for you," he offered.  Fix ir, and you can    have    half a  dozen,, cried the manager.  Inside of ten minutes the plug was  removed, and the horses were drink'-  mg their fill. And the boy .Frank  took five'bosom-friends to the show.  ���New York Times.     .  Swallowed His Passport. *  The story of the-do* hent  by express,  who "et his tiie," Is n. familiar one. but  What shrunk your woolens ?���  Why did holes wear so soon ?  You   used    common   soap.  SimioHT  OfiP Ri-DUCES  ' Ask for the Octagon Bar. t:'  i i  Humor'of tha Hour. ' -  , i  one. but  correspondent   of   The   London   Dally  Mail at St. roterhliuig- tells liow un elephant   ato   a   passport.    .Ho   Hiiys 'tlmt  an   KtifllHlinian,   one'of   tho   conductors  of, the  elephants   which   have  been   performing  In   the  iifni.n-Ium   (hero,- hits  imported to thcjinlii-u tho lows of his passport,  which occutrcd  under Bti.injfo conditions,   lie slept In the siiiiic plnco a.s the  elephants,   and   as   a  piecnullnn   iitrahihl  tholr predatory   habits   usr-d   to  linn;-   hi*  coat on  a   nail  above   their  ro'ich.    Ono  ni'jfht  by  nn   oversight   lio   lmnir It   on -n  lower nail, and was suddenly   awakened  by   a   disturbance   nnionu   thc-'animals  Getting up, ho saw'two of tho oloph.inta  IlghlhiR   l'or   tlio  possession . of   lili   coil'  ot which each had ,i  poilion In his Hunk'  Before  ho  could  Intervene  tho cmi was  torn   In   twain,   and   one   or   the  animals  pulled  out' from   his   pnillnn   the pocket-  book  containing  tho  Kngllahnuin's   pass-  port,-a small sum ol  money and a peuci'  case, and swallowed It. '  The Family' Friend���I suppose 'the  baby is the sunshine of your home ?  Mama���Sometimes. Frequently he  U the storm centre.���Puck.  "To what do you attribute your;  longevity 1" asked the   reporter.    '  'My which ?" queried the oldest inhabitant.  "Your longevity," repeated the re-  , porter.  "Never ha'd' it. As far as I can remember I ain't never had no se'ch com--  plaint"���Puck.  .  ��  Teacher���How far is Philadelphia  from Pittsburg ?  Tommy���-Jist about as fur as it kin  be. , ���Pittsburg's got dc pennant cinched, an Philadelphia's wid de tail-cud-  ers."���Philadelphia Press.-     '  '   ' Official  Report. ���'  'The Rev. .John Clfiike of Mo<ss jGi-een  Manse.'-Crossgate'?. Fife, ha.-, diiected the  attention of Scotchmen.to the report ot,  the Government 'commission which very  completely* vindicated the memory of the  late Sir, Hector Macdonald. Mr. Clarke,  In a Scottish'Journal, says that, while vindication cannot^ restore to life the Scottish hero or redress his cruel wrongs, it  removes a dark blot on his memory. ,The  /sad events attending Sir Hectors death  should be a.'warning-.'igalnst believing too  readily false and slanderous chaiges. Tho  official loport of the Colombo commissioners   is   as   follows:���,.   '    "      .'l   "  "In   refcrenco    to    (he    grave  charges  made against thevlate  Sir'Hector  Macdonald,   we,   the   appointed   and   undersigned   commissioners,   individually, and  collectively declaie on  oath   that,   after  the most careful, minute and exhaustive  inquiry and Investigation of the whole circumstances and facts connected with the  sudden and unexpected death of the late  Sir Hector Macdonald.  unanimously and  unmistakably find absolutely no reason or  crime   whatsoever   which   would   cieate  feelings such as would determine sulcido  Jn preference .to conviction of any crime  affecting   the   moral   and   irreproachable  character   of  so   brave, . so   fearless,   so  glorious and unparalleled a hero, and  we  .firmly believe the cause which gave rise  to the inhuman and cruel suggestions of  crime were prompted through vulgat feelings of spite and jealousy in his using to  such   a   high- rank  of  distinction   in   the  British army; and, while we have taken  the   most  reliable   and   trustworthy   evi-  'dence from every accessible and conceivable   source,    have     without   hesitation,  como  to  the conclusion  that  here is not  visible  the slightest particle of tiuth   In  foundation of any crime; and we find the  late   Sir   Hector   Macdonald     has    been  cruelly assassinated by  vile and slandering tongues.   While honorably acquitting  late   Sir   Hector   Macdonald   of  any  How, says Mary, with many sighs,  bhall-I prevent those nasty Highs -  From spoiling this, the best of pighs?,  A welcome step, is heard���"Arighsl  Sighing  will never  win  the  pnghs:  Success is hers who only triglis  Poison the crust, and each one clighs'" '  Now 'Mary turns, and with siirprighs  Kcilcctcd in hor  wondrous ciglis  Before her sees dear-Cousin .Liglis.  ���New York Sun.  ' .     . ���  "If honesty is the' best policy "  'Well ?"- - ,  "Why, then most politicians'ain't politic'���Chicago Evening Post.    .  Beulah���Did you have a good time  at "the beach ?  Belle���No 1 It,was awfully stupid.  '   Only  a  few  men   there ?  Yes ; I was engaged to "the same  man (> the whole summer.���Yonkcrs  Statesman.  ,  Mr.   Kidder���Ah, how-der-'do, .Doctor 1   ��� If you have a few minutes  to  spare, I wish you would conic over to  my house and chloroform my young-  ��� est boy.  Dr. Price���What is-thc matter with  the  lad ?  'Mr.   Kidder���Oh, his'.mother wants  to-comb his  hair.���Harper's'Bazar.    -  * �����-���  ''Yes," said the dentist, "to .insure  painless,.extraction you'll have"to take  gas,' and   that's  fifty   cents   extra."  "Oh 1" said the farmer, I'I guess the -  old way'll be best ;    never mind    no  gas."  "You're a brave  man." ''    ���..   ,  "Oh I   It  ain't, me   that's    got  the  tooth;    It's    my    wife.'"���Philadelphia  Ledger.   *  ��  Carrie���I'm sure you misjudge Mr.  Swoetscr, papa. ' He is a man of great  ambitions. You should hear him tell  of the things-he is. going to do.  i Carrie's Papa���And I suppose I'm  one of 'cm, but I reckon he'll find it  harder to accomplish than he fancies  it is.���Boston Transcript.  i ���*���:  / "Isn't it strange." remarked Mrs.  Bilhns to her husband, "that I can  never "get a good bargain'in shoes ?"  "You did once," said her husband.  "When   was   that ?"  'When you  got me."���Chicago 'Record-Herald.  i  The Ten Greatest Men.  A German newspaper has recently pro-  P2"nded' to its readers the question,  Who are the ten greatest men alive to-'  Leah Erich of Colorado Springs, whom    j���_,    .    ��� --.- =-.  ���*  ���" *"-  he met while, disguised as a tramp, he    �����*. -lnolf*a-?,natl0" of the replies re:  traveled In order to study the lives of.   Hi* - 5",*n*erest,lnS readi"g-    Five  m,��  h��,n��iA=��     a,���.  ��m*:-���ff.^ ha r��. I "''Ddred and two readers voted for Tolstoi;   the   German   historian   Mommsen  was a. close second  with 400;  Marconi  followed with 445;  Ibsen received  425:  o��I8��-Jv 3C8; Nan��en�� 2'0; Roentgen,  �����04; Menzel, the German painter,- 248;  Koch, the bacteriologist, 238;. while the  iiaiser ignominiously brought up the  rear with only -202. It is-well to note  that of these ten candidates six arc German} such insignificant personages aa  Herbert Spencer, George -Meredith and  Ihomas Hardy were not even mentioned.  Among those who received over 100  vc.es were Chamberlain, the Russian novelist Gorky, Hauptmann,.thc dramatist,  und Max Khnger, the German artist.  the  charge whatever, wc cannot but deploie  the and circumstances iof the cas.o that  havo fallen so disastrously, on one whom  we have found Innocent of any ctimc  attributed  to him."  The members of the commission who  Figned the report are Angus Macdonald,  Dr. Matthew Wilson, Di D. Maen.uigh-  ton, James Brodfe, Gerald Heathcote,  Arthur Lang.  But for lace and lingerie woman would  tiVnert ,,%tempU'ti0" t0 be vahxTnd  ��nan little temptation 1  the homoless. Some time'after he re  turned to Princeton, he related an Incident that happened on a train on which  he was riding in the West. ' The.train  was a slow one that ran twice a week  between two small stntions. He boardsd  it with two companions, and half an hour  after starting it entered a very black  tunnel. A man seated aeros-i the aisle  asked the conductor liow long it would  take to puss through-the tunnel.  "Oh, about two hours," the conductor  snapped, and..hurried .through tho car.  The man opposite fumbled.among bin  giips. Soon he seemed to be'struggling  with something in the darkness. Suddenly the car was illuminated'with a  glaring-'sunlight, for the train had  emerged' from the tunnel. All eyes  turned toward the man opposite. Tho  two hours of darkness promised him by  tho conductor, he had'begun to- use In  changing his shirt. He now sat. thunder-,  stricken, his coat, shirt, necktie and collar, thrown over the next seat, as naked  from the' waist up as a man about to  take a bath.  There are Others.  "Professor, I know a man who says he  can tell, by the Impression on his mind,  kvhen his wife wants him to' come'.homo  to dinnor. Is it telepathy?" "Not at all,  mlsa. I should call that mendacity."���  phicairo "Tribune."  Mifkms���You  have    used     the  word  donkey" several  times in the last' ten  minutes.   Am'I to understand that you  mean anything of a personal nature T  ^Bifkins���Certainly not. There are lota  of donkeys in. the world besides you.-*  Chicago '���News.'' ...-���������"���  Some Family History.  Sho had fllfteen million dollars,  Placed In bonds, and shares, and renta  Ho haoLfllfteen million dollars, ��� ' ��� ��� '  Bo they merged their aentlmenta.v  Now they've raised a son who's valued  At exactly thirty cents,  -Chicago "Tribune."  , Mr. Connery's Remarks, i  At  short  notice  Commissioner   T.    B.  Connery of tho Board of Education took'  the  place  of Rear Admiral  Erbcn,   who  was expected to address .the graduating'  class  of  the  New York Nautical  Sclio.il  on the old ship St. Mary's, at East Twenty-fourth  street and  the liast River, on  the evening of October U.    There was a  great audience, among whom were several  members   of  the  Chamber  of  Commerce  and Maritime Exchungc, its weir us representatives ot the United  States Novy.  The New - York Tribune  tli^srepot-ts iff.s,  remarks.:���Mr.   Connery   Hald-"lio   would  avoid   scattering' the   usual :"chunkH   of  wisdom" . In: the- way  of " advice1 lo  the  young   graduates,    and   .conllno- himself  mainly to one branch of tho subject���the  treatment   of   sailors   by ;��� captains--  and  mates :on *��� board ���������American ��� ship's.    Tlio  cruelty   Htlll   practised,   he ���wild,   was  ,-i  disgrace  to  the American merchant murine, and wholly Inexcusable', not to n-iy  unaccounliiblc,   at   n   tlmo   when   hp.-ii-Tv  every- other   civilized    Government   Imj  succeeded In protecting,the siiilonniin ni  sea nnd on shore.   The  hiirlmrltics wi-re  mostly to'���be met with oh'sailing-ships hi  deep sea. voyages, he. declared. ���   He hud  -witnessed  them  with  his  own  eyes, nnd  therefore spoke from ncrsonnr knowledge  Tho  country would  do  well,  ho hiiH   t(,  copy tho cxnmplo-of Groat Britain in' thin  case, especially if It wishes to recover tho  lost   carrying   trade,   nnd   to   ciicouni"e  young.men to go before the mast on American ships/  The best way: to do this, hn  suggested, was rigid enforcement of Ihe  laws,   which  ho asserted  Is not done bv  American courts.   Punish brutal-.shlpmiiM.  tors, and protect sailors on shore as well  as at sea, .as Groat Jlrltaln does,. ho demanded.    Mr.  Connery urged   tho yournr  graduates   to  sop   to  It.   when   thov   'income shipmasters, that the sailors under  them were treated like human beings, not  ns if they -werei savage beasts.  'By-doing  this, he snid. they would effect a roforrn  n^.r.tihy- ��C i'J1 ,Vrni*�� nntl earn the grail-  flcatlon of their country.  / "Do you take this woman for better  or  for  worse"���began  the  clergyman,  but before he could-proceed fuither ho  was interrupted :  /   "It's too early to tell yet," answered  /the  groom ;  "you'll   have to  give me  Itime,  sir."���Boston   Post.  . Withcrby���i made tnc mistake of my  life this morning. I told my wife I  didn't like her new gown. ''  "Plankington���What, was she angry?  Withcrby���Oh,   no,   it   wasn't  that;  but she wants another.���New Yorker.  Mrs. Church���Do you enjoy going to  the theatre?  Mrs. Gotham���No, I can't say that [  do; the cars arc so frightfully crowded,  don't you know? But  I always enjoy-*  it after I get there. ��� Yonkers States-"  man.  Camera' Fiend���Shall    I take  Miss Passce?  Miss Passce���Oh, you original man I  How sudden I ��� Houston Post.   c  *-  Knippc���Yes, by making mutual concessions, my wife and I get along very  smoothly. For instance, I gave up  smoking cigars the other day.  Tucque���What did your wife give   up?  Knippc���Oh, she gave up scolding)  me for, indulging in the habit.���Syracuse Herald.  Lawyer���What was the thing that led  to your .financial downfall? You seemed to be doing a good business.    .  Bankrupt���I was, but one day I started out to see if I 'could borrow sonic  money. I found it so easy that I kept  on borrowing.���Somcrvillc Journal.  There's a girl in our model apartment  Who practises singing all day;  The neighbors declare her a nuisance,  And wish they could drive her away.  I think that she sings like an angel,  And hope she will stay in the place-  No,   pardon   mc,   I'm   not   hor  sweetheart.  But simply���the girl in the case.  ���New  York  Sun.  *lf  til  Wash greasy dishes, pots or pans with  Lover's Dry Soap a powder. It will ro-i  move tbe grease with the greatest ease. 30  ��'-&V8 RVf  1  n  il  Ha'"1  I  >rf  HWESta*1  lMWt^!l^���n**jBSl���i, iM^.  sr>!  JHE WSDDER.  LAWYER'S,, STORY.  By Alexander Black.  ��   mmgm THE time of the trial the Toinb��  A  ' j"   still wore its Egyptian frown,  M    I     justice  was  baibarously  vin-  Il    I      dicated    in   the    quadrangle,  if\ I     Croker was Coroner, and the  * New    Spirit    had    not   , yet  'Stalked in Center street.  But to begin at the beginning of the  tttory it is necessary to go back to the  May -when Old Curry returned from the  ifiupreme Court chambers. (  Yes, Curry was an old-timer. Tht  ifaahion of his clothes���the ample tiou-  ���ers, the long-tailed coat, the hea\y  cravat, only less nntique than a. stock  the rolling 'collar, the dusty, broad-  brimmed silk hat that rested like Web  ���ter's squarely upon his  wrinkled   lorn-  fr,leg���auickly pioelaimed his detachment  rom the modern mode. *  60 that the figure of Old Curry *�� it  Eoved up Center street wns in a iu��rko4  ay diflerent from any other likely U  s seen on that thoroughfare. Witt  ffaead bowed, the lank l.iwyc- strode In  k.n uncompromising'line near th* curb.  fibU white hair fluttering, the skirt of hU  Wt" careering in the early -April wind  Turning int*o Leonard street, Ol-d  lOurry entered one of t\hose middle-aged  Ifcrick buildings that stood over agaiiwt  the grim facade of the' Tombs. Tha  melghborhood seemed to expressta recollection of tlie dramas of the quadrangle,  ��, consciousness of low company, a cynical expectation that the , world would  continue to be wicked. Legal beasts of  iprey prowled In the shndows-, and Old  Curry passed among ,thcm' at one who  ehould gather his toga from tiro'touch  ��f the uno'can.  Yet the building in which Curry ha<��  Ills office seemed to withdraw, liko  Curry himself, from the meanness of,the  ���urroundings. The little biri store oil  the street was always -chirpy. Even on  Hangman' Day, -when the signal man 01  the railroad bui'ding flashed the me**  ��age that paBacd 'by way of the shot.  tower down town to the newspaper of  flees'in Park Bow, and a' murmur in tlw.  ���treet echoed t"i��j falling of the drop,  the   birds  would  break   into   a -merry  fieal until the parrot, a peevish and pro  ane bird (the records arc quite agreed  ���bout him), would he startled inei<  ���peechless indignation. ��� \,  * Old Curry mounted the narrow stuh  '     upon which His step feir with'the nervous emphasis ^of energetic old age.   At  the top'Of the flight a tin s'gn'labellet"  the. law offices of D. and M. J. Curry. ,  ���-Martin   Gurry   looked  up    from   <hi-  /desk as his *father came in, tthen went  I    en with his wnimg.   In the corner wj =  1   ��� a. thin boy with red hocr who was laboriously devising'shorthand characters  on tue margin of a subpoena.  *, '  "Got. fliat ( fcranscriptr' ; asked -Old  Curry of the* boy. ,'    , V '  ��� "Yes  sir."  The 'old man 'sat down at his 'fieslc  *nd drew a. package of papers from his  ���ocket.\ ���'     , -  ...  "     "Tanner!" "'Called   Martin, ."take nhi'  tover to Dolari's.':     " ' ,.-''.,  The boy began to gather himself ,ou  of the old chair '->,'.  "Come, eome!" growled Martin ir,  ritably. "If you ever expect to be  stenographer of the Supreme *Courl  you'll have to get a move or. -you." And  ���the boy disappeared hurriedly, prodin  Sng a sound beyond the door as of if all  ing downstairs. , ,'  The musty office grew quiet again  The noises from the stree't were punctu  ated by an oecasional scream from tin'  parrot in the bird store. Old Cu-rr,.  arose and 'bestwed his papers in -tli:  yellow-brown sa-fe. )  "Johnny Kclla has been getting mtc  at tow," he remarked.  "Yes"  returned    Martin, "and Sand  ler*s been in here and retained. us." ���   1.  "The   douce  he   hast" .enorted   -tl.^  old man. , '  "And he'e mad as thunder; wanw  ���blood. 1,1 It's about Sandler's mule, and,  Kells ���" ,      - M Lt_    '  "Martin,"     interrupted     the     father,  ���"we can't take the prosecution."  "What do you mean by that?"  "I mean that I've just agreed to lool  .after   Kells���not  half  an    hour    ago.  'That's simple enough, isn't .itT"  "But I tell you -that Sandler's jusi  been here���been in the office; we've  'talked the thing over and he's left a ie-  tainer."  "I can't help that," declared the seniot  1 partner sternly, -"lVe passed my  "word*  "So ihave I," the sob fretfully persisted, "and talked over the whole case  '���taken the price from him, and promised to be at Slote's in tho morning  when the case is called."       *  Old Curry made an impatient gesture.  "I suppose we couldn't drop Sandler  ���could wet" he demanded.  "���Yes, I suppose we could if there wa9  ony sense in it. But we havn't anything against Sandler. He's been tn  Ifcere and acted square with us, and I  can't see what we should drop him for.  ���That'B the way it stands with me. I'd  I like to see this office run on business  'principles."  "Would yout" thundered the old  ,��nan. ".Well, keep it up. Have all the  business principles you want. But 'let  me tell ,you that I'm going to represent  Johnny Kells."  Young Curry looked up inflexibly,  but with an uneasy glitter In his eye.'  "I don't suppose I can prevent you."  "And if Sandler is to be represented  from this office you'll have to do it on  your own account."  "I could do it," admitted Martin in *  hard tone. "If it hnd to be that way I  could manage it. The crowd over there  wouldn't aslc anything better. There'!'  be a  fine  laugh all round."  "If you're at all sensitive about that,''  delivered Old .Curry from his desk  "there's a way'outI"  Martin stood staring through tha  6ack window, from which lie had a sordid and depressing prospect. He could  hear   tho   pnirofc, swearing, downstair*  The'father "made ready to teavethe oJ_  flee for the day.  As Old Curry 'was going out Martir  swung about and asked dryly, "Is it th'  widder?"  But' Old Curry elammed-the door and  almost  knocked   backward    down   th?  steps the "future  stenographer   of   tb.6  Supreme Court.'  \     Curry the younger arrived at tho office in the morning soon after Tanner  ,had completed  certain  mystical  passei  I with  a , feather duster  which   in    the  ! youth's p^ind were  associated with  an  inconsequent obligation.  Martin spent 'some minutes in study  of the New Code of Criminal Procedure.  Of late years consulting the authorities  toad been Martin's particular duty.   Old  1 iCurry's  eyes   were   not   the  good  servants  they once  had  been.    Moreover  ,the old man's patience had been long  since   exhausted   by   the 'facility   with  which    legislatures , deface    the    noble  'monuments of law.     In cross-cxamina-  ;'tion the .senior paitner was a tower of  ' 'etrength,  and   in   Jib  summing  up   ho  .worthily kept alive- the traditions of tho  'stalwart  past.    His  citations were uncertain,   and   his   temper   uneven,   but  iuries believed him, and judges icniein-  tbeicd  what   he   had   been.     If   Martin  sometimes winced at his father's looser  1 technique, he had seen juries quail' find  j tho bench unbend.    Ho' admired his fa-  I fhtr. ��� ' ,        ...'''.  I     Slaving  finished   his   examination   of  tho Code, Martin placed the volume on  a  corner  of   his   fathei's   table.    Just  then Old Curry came in. ,   , .  The old man opened and read his letters without saying a word.' He picked  up the Code and peered at it for a  time, ^. Then - he 'wheeled about in his  chair. / ,   _    ,  " "Are   you   still   "for    Sandler!"    hto  naked, with an unconciliatory lightness.  Marl In was actually in no mood to be  obstructive, could he have seen his way  out. But n'o shadow of compromise pp-  pearcd in his lather's tone, and at that  moment the door swung open.  "Mornin'," said a huge, round-shoni;  dered man with -short, bristling gray  hair,'who loomed-against the dark'back-  ground of the' passage.    N '  "Come in,7' motioned Marthu *T11 be  ready in a minute."  Sandler 'had already lumbered ����.  i'T suppose it's about time t' git across  the way," he said. /"How are , yer,  Dant" he -added ,on seeing the senior  partner, and continued, with the effect  'of addressing the two of them, "There'*-  one thing I forgot t' tell yoa about "thi-*  mule. "���    ' _  ���* "I guess you'd better wait till i get  ���out of here/' interrupted Old Curry.  .   "You  n'eedn'.t   tear   yourself   away,"  observed   Martin,   but OHd 'Curry  hw'd  .gone. ' '    ' " * ���  Sandler'looked puzzled. "Whtti-s the  matter -with the old mant" ��  *"The trouble wilh him," answered  Martin, "is that "ieVgoing to represent  ithe other side."       �����  *.-���������-..  "W-eli, I'll be���, .Yon don't mean ���  '. "Yes, I do*. ' I mean just that. John a*  iKclls has got him.".  Plainly Sandler rwas dazed,;*s 'the.,  {descended to the street. On the steps c!  Ithe Tombs he remarked grimLy, -"I can'i  'see what Dan's .gone back on me f or." ^  ��� They entered the shadow of thc'graV  lEgyptuan 'corridor, ..and turned to J.h<  flight 'into the police 'Court, ipaased be  'tween'the spectators'"Benches, and tool  iseats within the inclosure. 'Behind th<  Idesk at the end of the >room sat Justic  iSlote, -who at this mon.cnt was asking 1  iauui..     j. u lUbiier rny you t>ne cutter-  ence myself," he afterward growled to  ^Sandler.  It was 'thus that the case of Tlie Peo  pie vs. Kails came to, trial in the adjoining chamber of the Tombs two days  later���came to trial with the father'on  one cide and the son on the other; with  Sandler, big and fierce, to the fore, and  Johnny Kells defiantly amiable first to  last.   ,  They called it a memorable day' in  that\Egyptianncavern (tho Bridge of  Sighs opening on tho'left), not alone for  the trial itself���which was, after all, but  d short affair���but for the audience it  evoked. Four aldcimen had eome in  with Supervisor Jo Budd; and the Dojan  boys, under Sheriff Shane, - shufllcd  ; through the door after Wun Lung, (the  Chinese interpietcr, tossing the last of  a cigar behind the rear benches. Here  itoo, was Coroner Croker, and the grca.  criminal lawyer^ Slenthorne himself.  It was not icmaikablc that Malstcn,  f fattest of tlie three magistrates who occupied  the  bench, fahould  awaken  fiom  his doze nnd mutter to Coi win; "What's  Stenny doin' here?"  "Dunno," returned Coi win, "unless to  see the fun in the Kells case.'.'     *   '.  After it wa3 over, woid  went'about  that the Mayor and the District Attoi  nex.hj.d he.cn seated io-tkc outer crowd,  At all events the -world seemed* to  havo learned that Old Curry and his  son were to fight a case in the Spcciil  Cessions. The place would hold no more.  "Even the' corridor creaked*with the  would-be spectators, so that it ^vas a  momentous matter for Old Curry to get  in, and to make'a path for the Widow  Kells, 1. who was a'.resplendent person  that.day, her black silk rustling richly  as she struggled to her 'seat, within the  rail,-her tumultuous bonnet shimmering  gayly in the grim plabe.    ,.     ���', '  Big Sandler made-a significant, grimace when he saw the widow come^in,  ���nd Old Curry before her making a  path., As for Martin Curry, he had no  stomach for the,business from that moment, though a high -"rebellion of pattered pride remained v with ��� him' to the  end. The justices had no disposition to  hurry matters. The mere., situation,  quite without regard to the details, was  too entertaining. Martin OuTry'knew  this so well;that h��* became nervously  eager to finish the'affair before it had  begun, andjhe was as curt in his examination of big Sandler a3 'if that  large person had been ��. hostile witness. ��� Moreover, he was sure of, his  case. The -ruling of the examining justice had fortified him. Detention was  larceny. There was the end of the matter. He had-an angry pity for the old  man, who must come to the end of, his  rope before lorvg. '       . ,..,-',_  Sandler told tho simple story -of (the'  mule; of its puichase from Kells; -of 111*  iater "finding of the t animal in Kells'.i  Btable near ske Bend;'of his demand���*for  the delivcry'of the mule,'a demand made  in peaceable terms;- of Kells's outrageous "strike" -for money, nnd hist own indignant refusal to pay the same; of  Kells'e criminal wtthnolding of the mule  to the present hoar.   r  Old Curry arose in'grcat pomp for the'  cro3s-exam"nation.< He was as -little-in  , haste as t"he court itself. ��� Yet 'iii1* ques-  'tions were few. Sandler admitted hi&  ignorance of the -precise manner in which  the mule,came to" be in Kells's stable.  He admitted 'tSiat Kells's demand * for  money was in the form of p. T)ill for  feed. Bat the price���two" dollars���was  ���exsrbitant and ridiculous. <   y  see   the  mule, in    KclU's  Imadam?"  Presently Slote, whose mustache wa;  idyed a sinister' bluteh black,, called  "John Kells." ���  Four men stepped to the bar; KelL-  a short, thick-set, alert man, with an ef-,  feet of'restrained pugnacity; 'the elders Sandier,  "or ,1   wouldn't  Testified to recognizing the mule thei ���  detained as the mule Sandlerhad ownc**  for fivo days."     ' l   '  Old Curry, fixed the little man wit I  his- cavernous eyes.' '  "How did the mule look*"  "He wasn't lookin' that I know."  "Didn't ho wear the appearance of a  we,ll--fcd beast f"  "He wasn't wearin*. no thin just then."  * Corwin suppressed 'the general titter  with a bang bf the gavel. Avast dyed  'mustache 'saved his o.wn dignity..  Old Curiy's-li03 twitched. "He didn't  look hungry, did he?"  "I nc\ er seen him look no other way,"  announced the witness, - and Coi win  brought do-nn tliCj-^cl once moio.  "Did you'ever sue. him ��� white Kells  oivned'him,t"    '  "No."'"' ' '  "Yoii mean, then, that he has alway.  looked'hungry since Sandler'haE owned  nun?" ' ���     . "  '���i object!" shouted Martin. "The  'Cbutt will decide .'what the wjtnesf  means." ��� ' -  The ' objection was sustairied, Old  Cuny waved his hand, the little man  ttepped 'down, and the case for tho'pro-  locution was closed. , *    ,���*'  "And now,'if your Honors please,'-  Vnd Old Cuny, "deferring a motion to  disiiiisa this- extraordinaiy complaint,-1  ivill place' beforo .your Honois, 'with  'treat brevity, certain facia which in jus,  lice to 'the defendant should be made  "tnown.. I call a3 a flist,witness Mrs*  tells."        '..���"���'''"  All eyes were upon-til's widow as she  arose from her scat by the rail and cainv  ���orward in lier lesplendcnt raiment to  ���lie witness chair. The fat policeman  who held "the Bibje" opened the volume  ���3 he 'administered the oath, and gal-'  Jantlv submitted to the widow'i lips an  woman in"a gronp   before   the railing, '     "Did you,   see   the  niu  "Would  you  like    me   to', hang    him-   etablc?" asked-Old Curry.  ���"I did."  "How did he look?" .     , ,-   "  "Look?"���Sandler stared.  "Did he loc& as if he had ibeen wel.  fed?"  "I'm, no  'jmdge   of   looks,"   retorteo  ' * "'   ha-ve   bought  ICurryj Martin, a diminished -version ol  |his fsAherj big Sandler, towering ove:  lall.'  "Well," said Slote, ta'king up the p.i-_  Ipers, "what seems to be the -trouble'  j.- . . 'detain with-intent to defrau-'  [deponent *. ... one mule of the valu?  iof forty dollars.' . . ��� Kells, >yon art  jeharged with grand laiceny."  "To which he pleads not guilty," an  iswered Old Curry quietly, adding, "ant  |if your Honor please, I must move tt  'dismiss the complaint on the ground  'that it describes no crime, the com  Iplainant's redress, if any, being obtain  I able hy civil action."  1 "The gentleman has evidently forgot  ,ten," Martin spoke up with some jireo  jsure of quiet, "that provision of -.thi  ���New Code .which describes detention a  .larceny, for which the defendant i  criminally, liable. Your Honor will -oec  l��y the papers'���"  Justice Slote" laid down his pen. "Y^t  gentlemen don't seem to be very wel  agreed in this matter."  "Perhaps," suggested Martin with i.  s.traincd smile, "your Honor doesu'ii  understand that we appear on opposit'  ,sideo in this case." '  { "I���I see," said Slote, with signs 01  pot'being at all clear. "On opposite  pidea." He had known the Currys lot  .'twenty years, and the situation natur  'ally struck him as peculiar. He lndi  ',cated by his later manner that it alaf  struck aim as amusing. In the matter  of Old Curry's motion, he remarked thai  it was denied. The New Code distinctly  characterized such detention as lar  'ceny.  Old Curry shrugged his lofty ehoul  dera, and seemed about to speak, when  Slote pushed forward an open copy oi  the Code, decorated with crosses, inde*  fingers, and other marginal aids.  . The old lawyer, without looking at thi  Oook or at his son, remarked casually  "f understand there is some doubt as tc  the value of this mule."  "There ain't no doubt about It," broke  in Sandler; but young Curry, subduing  his client, very deliberately moved iu  amend the complaint so that.it might  read "twenty-four dollars," and Old  Curry grinned under his bristles. '  The change made the oharge one ol  petty larceny, and sent the case to Special  Sessions  instp'td  of  to  the Grand  iiim."       ' 1 \  "He wore a cheerful appearance?"  ,' "I <&unno.     I   wouldn't, call   him   a  ���ekeerful mule, not by a good sight. HeV  An ugly beast.    Kells  know3 that.-   If  JPd known what I know now ���"  "Never mind the 'lfV Mr. Sandler.  Pm Asking you whether the mule looked  as if he had been abundantly fed. Ec  wasn't -emaciated, was he?"  "He looked just as ugly a* usual,  snorted Sandler.  "Veiy well. Let me ask you���do you  know how much that mule can eat in  fifteen hours?"  "No."  "Yon never happened to give iim all  he could eat, did you?"  Martin was on his feet expostulating  ���'If vour Honors please, are we to hi  insulted? I submit that the question L  grossly irrelevant."  Old Curry fr-owned, and the Court  asked the purpose of the question.  "My purpose, if the Court please, it  to show that thia man Sandler���"  "I object to counsel's phrase," cried  Martin Curry.   "It is highly improper."'  The old man nodded.   "Counsel with  draws the   phrase.     My purpose is to  show that the complainant so far underestimated the needs���if your Honors  choose, the capacity���of this mule that  he  (the mule)   was-in danger of olow  starvation, and  that his   condition, ax  your Honors  will  soon  learn,  led  di-  ,rectiy to the circumstances out of whioa  this charge arises."  The Court doubted, but admitted th*  1 testimony���on probation.  Sandler,   eager   to   answer,   then  dt  clarcd that he had given the mule nearly  1'twice the quantity of feed he gave hi*  horse. ���      '   .  "Only twice t" asked Old Curry in>  "Nobody could give that mule all hp  1 wanted," blurted Sandler.  "Yju admit that you gave him lea/,  than he wanted?"  "I gave him a proper amount," declared Sandler. "I thLk I understand  my business."  "That may be, my friend," murmurco  the questioner solemnly, "but you don't  understand this mule. That is the snd  feature of the situation, as I shall show  the Court later on. .And I shall not ask  you another question."  A little man with 11 big voice, who hart  ,>f>  :t  Juiy in the County Court.     Martin had   accompanied  Sandler   to  Kells's stabk-,  no hcaft Joy the ordeal of the County -    ,  unsoiled page within  Mr8.'Kell3 was not yet forty-five, and  jtill capable, t>�� the'day proved, of inak;  ing a potent impression.  ������Mrs. Kells," began Old   Curry, a new  note fn hfs voice, "please tell the Court  what you eaw on' the*afternoon of  April 7."  The'widow, complied, with animation.  What she saw���from" the second-storey  .window of her house���was the advent  of the mule, flip-mule her son Had sold  to Sandler five days - before. / The beast  ,was strolling down'froni'*Mulberry street  ���just as he ,used-t6\when Kells iiad left  the truck at^ the, shed���and when he  came Jto the alley, turned in and went  straight to the> old stall itu.the stable.  '  ."I will ask you," resumed Old Curry,  ."whether any one uiged, guided, called,  or constrained the' mule to take this  etep?"Y v' '* * ������/:-. ���  - "Not a soul," answered Mrs. Kells,  a trifle abashed by some of-the words.  ", "That is^all." *'  V - , *  Martin arose,with an'irritated stiffness.    .���_������"���.    ;- ' l *   '    *  : >  ."Will *you kindly,"inform 'me, Mrs.  Kells, wheie you were silting .when you-  saw this^nule?" ' ''/     , Ui        "   r'  c"In my'own rooms."   ' .    ,i *      t   '   '  , ^"And you  could  see  what  happened  ��fc the side of,the house?"  ,*,    . * '  '"Sure!     1  sat, by   the'window, that,  . opens on  the alley, and I sitys, 'Holvv  saints! if there ain't Johnny's mule1 going back to his old stall!"  ��� "To   whom  dud 'you   make   that   re-.  mark!" ' '  ' At this the widow lost a trifle of ,her  radiant assurance, and OJd purry impressively  protested. .    ,'    ,   * '  "I-- had "company at the time," defiantly volunteered the widow.  "Of course, madam,' if you have anv  reason ���" began Mai tin.     >  "I"withdraw my objectionl" thundered the father. '_'You< will answer  counsel's question."  "I do, not,desire it," insisted Martin.  "Hut I do." Daniel Curry tapped 'ther  table with his fist. "Answer lum; madam.   Who was piesent?" ���     ��,  The widow snickeied becomingly. "Mr.  Curry."    . �� ' < '    \  Corwin smote the desk, and when silence was restored, "You mean," said the  Justice, "counsel for the defendant?"    '  "ifes, >sh.    He had just called."  "I see," mused Martin, with an icy  evenness, "the mule1 and the gentleman  for the defence." -    ���  "Keep'to your case," admonished Corwin sharply. *   ,'  "Begging your Honor's pardon,"' interposed Old Gurry! '"that is impossible.  The gentleman >has no case."  "My opponent may change hi3 mind,'  retorted Martin.  There were .certain other perfunctory  questions by the defence, and the wido,\.  with restored radiance, left the stand.  "John   Kells,"   called   the     accused'-  counsel, and'  Johnny    bristled    to  th<  front, eager to -tell how lie found the  mule  in  tyie stall���found  him  looking  wasted  for  want   of   food   (objection),  with 6,"famished look in "hi3  face   (ob  jection); how he fed him and fed him.  :*.nd in the morning doubled his allow  -tuce; how Sandler came .with rough in  iinuatipns      (objection   ���   "Give     hi"-  words, sir!")   and wanted to  take- the  mule without  paying  tho bill for  feed  md 'care,   a "thing  which   he   couldn'l  have   done   if   he   (Sandler)   had   been  eight feet high.  "You didii t steal this raul��l"  "The mule did it himself."  "You are ready to give him��up whei  "he bill is paid?"  ' "Yes���paid  up to the present time.'  "Of   course���of  coursp,"   nodded   Oh  'urry.   "Quito .right.   By the way, thi-  niute is a good feeder?"  "ifou can't fill him. That's one 0  the reasons ���" , *  "Never mind," interposed Old Curry-  but Martin added���"why you got rn  of him."  "But since  he had come back,"  am'  Old  Curry   raised   his   hand,  "since  h<  had come back, half starved, you .felt 1  humanitarian impulse to give him all 1<  wanted?"  "I did."  "Not to mention," added Martin, "ai  impulse to feloniously withhold himfion  the custody of the owner."  Old Cuny flared in a way to sugges  that his rather mellow manner had 11  Iimit3.    The   widow  and   al!  the   wori>  were looking on.  "Drivel!" he said.       "-A-IT-i-V-,-���  -y  The" cross-exaininafclon of Kells Wftfr  brief, the old man having broken W  with, "We admit possession. The mule  is still with us." The case seemed to ba-  closed, when Old Curry arose, and ttA  marking, "I call myself as a witness,"!  tooLv the etand, solemnly affirmed, and  deposed 1    t  ,   "I called on Mrs. Kells on the afteM  kioon of April 7.   I was sitting near tbe-  middle ,of  the  room  when  Mrs.  KeHs*'-  who sat near  the  window 'opening  on. '  the alley^said ���''   .    ,  I   "I object," snapped Martin.' "Neithe^  the1 complainant nor the defendant wa��[  present.    Remarks  between   these  wit*  nes3es are entirely beside the issue."  "The witness may state the remark,*"  ���said Corwin.     "Counsel for  the  prosecution himself brought out thei remark '  which the witness undertakes to corrc-  borate."      ���    [ ���  Old-Curry   smiled.     "Iloly   saintsV  Mr*   Kells said, 'if there fin't Johnny's. 1,  mule going back to his old stall 1'"    t   '  Witn tins Old Ouiry tuined 10 his sons,'  -"Cross-examine."  ' * Martin, looked   suriy.      "You   didn'^  see this mule?"  "No." "' ,  "You "-didn't participate in , the���ac"  quisition?"  "No."  ,,-"Your call, then, was not in relatioA.  lo the matter at issue?" >  Old'Cuiry stiuggled to reconcile a.  smile and a fi own. "It was in relation  to quite another,matter," and for some-  leason every .one who could do, eo decently scrutinized the widow. Thewldov  bluslied like a girl.  ' But it was Old Curry*�� 'summing up 1  that  introduced  the   most   interesting ~  incident,of the case.- In a summing up , ^  Old Curry fwas quite at his best.    Martin might wince at his father's citations:     y '  but he oould not escape an emotion ofc  prid* in the venerable lawyer's sloshinp  eloquence, an   eloquence    not    to    b��!  quenched or diminished by the insignifl-,    , 1,  cance  of-his  theme.    Martin   had  be-|  oome  content   to  watch  prejudice wilt*     <  under'the"'hot earnestness of his tower-i. ��� ,  ing parent,  to*'finger   the ^statutes,  to.  book-mark the law ai.d the records nt(  readiness to   tlie  veined   and, leathery,  fingers reached forth in the crisis'o^ar-    ,;  jrument.  ' The   father   was    t e "V0I00,  The son was the Hand. r   " I '     ,-���"  Many' a spectator in the  court-room <��� ^  that day'remembered  the triumphs  of  Old   Curry's   earlier   days^���before   and"-  after  ha' was> District   Attorney.,- 01<i'^ :v  Curry knew tlu'  these spectators were '   ���",'  in   hearing.    Hi*   also   remembered   at  ��ve'ry'moment that the widow was there./ - .  ,. It was the widow, perhaps, more thani'- , .  any "other   wlio-rhcllfed   him   to' forgefr '^  ���  that 'the * Issue' was< trivial, tihe scens- .*  tawdry, *the immediate situation awk- "  ��� ward, and that the Court was to'be-.,.-  suspected,of a grin.' His review of^the' ., ^  testimony was touched with a scathing- -  tumor. -He characterized, the complaint.,^.. .'  as >malicious, the complainant as hot-y"'-  beaded,-tlie prosecution in-general as"��t" ',"  blunder., He sent a fine storm of^words-,  swirling about the heads of 'Sandler /and " jP  the younger Cuny. ' i," "~??)f~~  With a quaver in his voice Old Curry'-   "'  rose to the lop of his appeal':  ' "    "-J  "And your Honors  will  be" informed! *  by my distinguished opponent that the- v  law puts a condemnatory, construction;  upon our conduct in the matter of this-' '  mule; that the matter is not one of civit  recourse', but of criminal importy-.that ,',  our' detention   is   larceny   in   the   full   r  meaning of the law.   The New Code���"'  -Old Curry's  ncivous  fingeis  flickered  over the table,   ne loweicd his look to.-  scan the space befoie him.    Martin, sitting in sullen profile, saw the movement. ,���,*���  in the corner of his eye. and'caughfliinv--**   *~  Self together for a resentful second.  The Voice, under tho weight of long-  habit,' had  tiirijed*"to the Baud.     Th��  Hand was not there.   >  At the close of 'this moment Mai tin-  relaxed,   turned   slightly,   and   quietly  pushed  across  the  table  the open  and-   s  labelled Code.  There was another second, or leM.'o'i  pause, in which Old Cuiiy'�� eycM aalftecl'v  and his fingers halted.    Then ids he*-".' ^ v  went'up.- , '  "I will not weary tho Court with dt*- '  tions. _ Your Honois are entirely familiar with the new'codifications, with the   . 1  hew-fangled equivocations in the st&tu*  tory   laws.     These   flippant  intrusion*  Upon the temple of jurisprudence do not, _/'  I rejoice to say, invalidate tho fundamental principles of* justice and good  ���practice, nor those older and wl��er st-t-j  tutes under which our peace is*preserved and the stability of -our property  is .assured. I tall your Honors* attention to tho fact 'that in 1807, an act w*��  passed in this.state under which we- ,  lake our stand, and by which the abso-iri. .^^ v  lute integrity of our position is made  evident;. This_ act, so familiar'that we  require no ho'ok-marks nor page numbers to recall it, 'states explicitly the  status of those who give asylum to  strayed beasts, since it declares, with no.  modern evasions, that 'such person may  nave a lien upon such beasts, by reason  o�� their so coming upon bis land, for  ihii 1-eaRona.hl* nliprrrnti for keeping them  (Continued on page 7.)      ��  ���f,  ' v '��<C*I  J*  "i~\  %  ��� Coughing is the outward ��lga  , of inward disease.  Cure the disease with  Consumption^  The Lung Tonic  and the cough will atop.  Try it to-night  If it doesn't benefit you  we'll give  "    your money back.  Prices 25c, 50c. and S1.00  S. C. WELLS & CO.  Toronto, C��n. LeRoy, N.Y.  ' _j��; 1 !g!J8.i vlftUMClXi,'      t\.fr*s.  .  : s  '".*-  ' 1  ��.,ux���.(*^.ajr��.*rf*.^-J2.^i_i.'S.*J| \��*J3#��Z*X^M  '  -    v   V ->  <>'  t'  ��*-M-  ~���  .���mw.^,, i/rctsSWW.*18  1  <  ,  '     ���   1 '  1  -       j  (/  M  1  1    Al  +  ^  .  *  <r  *   s  *\  f   /  -iaj^^��ri.^WAM  l.   4  t    c  <"'  i'  ATL3BC   -B -C,  SATURDAY,  DECE.MUiJR.2l6,     1903  Ik  #"���.'  ]$?  I iii'  ,'1  V'  Ur   '  Y^r-j  rf  '^  'f*  ��/��  ��� PICKED :UP HERE AND THERE..  '  '   y '    , - /  ��� - , ' -- r '  ' .  . Chuti.li   ul hiiffhiuu        1       A   V.      i >... ^  St matin's Chin oli, coi. 'iti'Til 'ami Truiti-  01 ��;ieetj. Simdio sfruecm, Matnu at ll'a.  111 , J*veti��oii,';1.S0 p. in. Celebration Of Holy  Communion, 1st. Suudlo' iti saeli month aiid  ou,S|)rLial (.'L-oauiom '*miiil1u.\ beliuol, Snu-  ilit> me J 11.111. r Committtio .YI��eUni;��, 1st  TIiiiisiIm'i hi Hiieti month ,���       , ,'   '  Kp\. I*. I. Meiilieinou, Itvviuv.  St     -liiiliow \~ Picsbvtijl 1411   Church  hold  ���eivur-i in    ttiu  Glimuli  on   .Socond Stretit'  Mniiiin^ si'i\icf at 11   eviunii��  hei Vice 7 SIU  ���Sunilii.r s< hool at tlii- iIon�� of  the morning  ��or\n.-u     Ke-v. I,  lui kin^toii, Minister. Freo'  .Kernliug- Koom.io \\Inch nil oi-e welcome.  BORN���Aj Atlin*  Ji. C'./on De.,  'Cember 20th   to Mr.   ai.d Mrs Paul  Kggeit a son >  ' ;.* ,;  McDonald's'  Groceiv     makes-a  ' 'specialty of fi'e.sh eggs   and .butter ,-  V '<        *."    ��� > *"  The' marriage of Mr , 'Pat' Callag-  han to Mrs Phoebe Rabsdn was so-  ' jemnized last Sunday  -      ���v 1 (  Headq-iarters for Xmas I*reseiitB  .at E .L. Pi'llnian dud Co's.  ',  ,    ,   We are sony lo hear tliat, Mr.i J.  '   Fall is suffering with, a   badly 'cut  foot; icsult ol a, glancnifj blow of an  axe-on fiozen .wood.  r      1 if    v *'    '    .  Ciinstma>> Presents for all  at  C."  R  Bourne's " ��*,-       '   ,       1 #"'  '���*'-* ���*   ..  " " I ,     * j  ' ���Mild(weathej.and >a*high 'wind  entirely opened up Atlin -Lake- last  Tuesday nightiand tlie "mail .arriv,-  ed on Wednesday evening by boat.^  During tue winter months the'O.^  ��� K. Barber's  Shop will  only'1 have  '   Bathb ready   on1 Wednesdays' and  . ���- -*  Saturdays, Price 75 cents.     '���'       '^  ��� ' '    *.   �� ���  " t       ' * ^  Nolbihg is moie appreciated than ;  '   views'6/the country you live in,��� ���>/,  *   *A fine collection always in  stork  at nThe Atliu JStudio '*' "     /���  ' 1   ' >  j ���* ���  Mrs Fraser'(Qoverument House)  will be' '"'At Home"   New  Year's  .'IDay-fiom 3 to 7 p.m. ���   '���  '  LOST���'Small buneh of Revs tied  with string. Finder kindly return  to Bank of Commerce.  The '-���BacheJorsV will give a Ball  at Dixon's Hall, Thursday Dec. 31,'  in aid of the Fire Department.  Jtfew stock; of Xmas Cards aud  Calender? arrived at C. R. Bourne's  The Curling match  is  cancelled  ' owing-to'rai'n and mild 'veather.  D. G.* Stewart, of Discovery, has  taken Frank  Mobley into "partnership  with  respect  to  his General'  Store at'Boulder Creek.    The  firm.  �� is'to be known as F. H. Mobley &  ���Co. .  A Portrait ��vould be more acceptable at   home   than   a 'Card -for  Christmas.    The Atlin Studio*.    .-  Closing out Sale; Dry Goods, Un-  - derwear." Boots and Shoes a,t'HXi.-?  Price.      The  Atlin' Cheap Cash  .Store..1 M.FOLEY.  ���f *  Don't miss your chance in the  Bean'Contest at'13. L. Pillman and  Co's.    Even dollar cash  put chase  entitles you to one euess.   ,   ,  "���   < ,   > 1  , Do not leave camp -without see-  ing!that jour limine is on! The  A-tli"?- Claim's* Subrcription list,  'and keep in touch with   local   hap-  *    '��� 1     ���      ',        ���   '      ''f  pemngs during the winter      1'  ���Atlih--Loe'" Cabin.  'Jack Pkrkinson's Dog.'Tkams  make reguhu -trips Mondajs and  Thursdays between Atliu and Log  Cabin.'* -For freight a'>d pasie'nger  rates apply "Claim Ofpick ')'      < >  ,    ,      .IRON  STORE,    FIRST   STREET,'  '    .    . . ,    AHE  STILL   TO   THE  FRONT   IN  .-'Groceries, Dry foods, 'Bbofs'-i' Shoes, "Etc. t  r '  yf  Tho   Line   of * FALL  and   WINTER,    GOODS   v/o   have   placed   In   Stock  this   weak   ar#   certainly    EYE-OBENERS   '  .us  V  - *��  v  X  \-  TEVENS  HOT  f 4 '  1  ^ A .new rille. 20-incb. parrel.  Weiglit 4 pounds.' C. B>.' caps  antl- .22 phorfc'* R.t P. ' Has 'an  AUTOMATIC' SAFETY ,and  cannbt7be discharged acfeident-  ally.  Just bee our shirts and iniderwear  f And socks at any price atpair.  Our mits.and gloves cannot be beat  Our*boots aud slioefiso trim and neat  ',       */ i   , i 'V.   '  ',1"J* V  Cigais, and cigarettes���t^snioke,  But .see our pipe*-'/oh !jmy !  If.once you gct.vour e> es'iJii'them  at   ���  You cannot he'lp'.but.buy  1 " 1 '?'-     J- "   ,   . 1 -i.*1' - i,*;' ��� Cs> ., ���>  y.K*  AT    THE    IRON    STORE  1 ��  1 ^  ,'   ir '  *!<  THE::' BRITISH" COLUMBIA'POWER  ' > i��  AND  ���1  ',/  Prlea Only $5.00   -> w  If "these rifles 'are not carriedtin stock  by your denier, send^ price and we uriU  send it'to you'express prepaid. 1 - > * *, *  , Send stamp for catalog describing complete line and ''containing valuable information to shooters.' *''     *' \ "."  . The.'J. Stevens Ahms ard Tool Co.V  P. O.B��     ,.'":,.' 1 CHICOPEE.FALLS.'UASS.  j    .. -the'��� ���������j?--;--:���,-  ,   vMANUFACTURING. 'Co.,- Limited.  <   *v  ..       - -'���    /      ���  "ELECTRIC    LIGHT    RATES: ��� Installation, 1^3:50 perlliglit.'  16 Oiindl*} Power Incandescent $3:OOjpcr month per lit/hi*  8 ''   .&f>       * ��*   '     '"        ',,  J . $1:SO \ ��� . '  t  ,    ,rt��  i ���" it,  Cheapbr,. Better, Safek, ^Cleanlier, & Heai/wiiek. Than On..  J I- I     '  MoDKitx Stiam Laundxtim Cok'nbction���'-Wash BiiNdkls Collected  &   Dblivebbd.  v  "V.  i. 1  y  Better Work and Cheaper Rates than any Possible'by, Hand Laber." ' i   ,  j . ' ��� ' . *  ������ . > / \ '  THE, GASH /MEAT i MARKET  ' '   '       y        ' '     '  'crinis.':: d����LMih,  _'    _   -     ,    First Street," Atlin.T      t4  PHOTOGRAPHS   '  *:  ' of -   '   >.  ���;Atlin and,. Alaska,*  Portraiture  A   'Specialty*  H.   FAULKNER,    v  Atlin , Claim Block.  PORTRAITS  f KEEP NONE BUT PRIME STOCK���LOWEST MARKET PRICES.  Wholesale   and Retail  <*  THE'.WHTTEv  PASS ",'&*    YUKON  ,      *.:      . '     ROUTE.-   ,   f   *    a     ���   '  Style.  Midgets.  C. D. V.  Cabinets,  "'per. doz.  $ 5.oo     ,  '$7.5o  # 10,00  Films and plates developed  and  printed ^t reasouable"rates At "The  s Atlin Studio ".     Enlarging,   and  Copying also done.  For Airtight'Heaters', Building  Paper,' Steel Traps, Gunpowder and  Ammunition, you get the best value  at J. D. Dune's.  1     .      FOR SALE.  ''Ke'w Raymond Sewing Machine.  Apply Claim Office.'       .  Stevens Single Barrell,   12 ( bore  Shot Gun.    Apply Claim Office.  Asbayers Furnaces, Acids, Tools  .etc.    AppJy Claim Office.  Larger sizes by special  arrangement.  ; Interiors.and Exteriors.  For 1 plate, x/idoz. prints $ 5,00.  F��r 5   >,    3 prints of each $10,00  Copying Enlarging by arrangement according to subject and number required.  Passenger and Expiess Service,   Daily  (except  Sunday), between  Skagway, Log Cabin.-Bennett, Caribou,-.White' Hor.sc aiid Intel mediate  points, making close comiectL-ms wilh our own sleanicis al/V\'liiie Horse  for Dawson aud Yukon points, and  at Caribou)for Atlin eveiy Tuesday  and Fridaj*; 'Returning, leave Atlin e\.ei.y M.oncla\ and Thursday-  Telegraph Service to Skagway.    Express "\niatter  will   be received  forcshipinent to and from all points in Canada aiid the United States.  -For information-relative to Passenger, Freight, Telegiapli or Express  ,    ' Rates apply to any Agent" of the Company or to l  "  -      ��� Traffic Department, SKAGWAY."  ��� \  *���  s \  - *' - .  FOR  GRAND TURKEY SHOOT.  AT THE  ���BALWSORAL MOTEL  CHRISTMAS'DAY.'  " 1st, Prize-Turkey  and. ' ��� -Chicken  3rd.    ,;��� -Tin of  ��� Eagte-rn Oysters.  I      Call and get prices at!  1  1 .'I  * (f  ! M  11  11  IS  Sll  i

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