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 **��-ZLr~lX u ��!*>��� >1 * ��� t* "���  ���Uly4>^HlVWl'l>  ... i       v^ *' -v.".. r  VOL.   io.  ATLIN,   3. C,   SATURDAY.     FEBRUARY 27,    1904.  NC  241.  O  Buffalo, N. Y. ��� An afternoon  p.rpcr publishes; tlie followingcable-  gnuii:  London, Pel). 19.���Lloyds is today asking a premium of 30 per  cent against an outbreak of an, Anglo-French war within the next  three months. This high rate i.s  b.ised on the fact thai Fiance has  not given a formal declaration of air  attitude of neutrality toward the  Far Easier;! belligerents beyond a  vague statement by Foreign Minister Dcloisse. In fact, the French  government, instead of giving such  an assurance,,has allowed Russia to  use'Jiboutil, which is in >a French  Colony, al the head of the Red Sea,  as a bise of rendezvous for herfleet.  This -is' contrary to the .usage of  other neutral Poweis. Again,  French ships aird, soldiers have  been ordered to the Fast errd of th,e  Mediterranean, and this action, iir  connection with the attitude of the  government, is -thought in . many  'quartets to be significant." It,'is  known thatyRussia is.using her ut-  .ruost endeavors to get France^ to  stretch every , point' in^ h^r, favor,  and is -anxious to Have' a strong  ..F ench fleet in Asiatic -j.vat'V's, as a  menace" against' Japanese vessels,  arrd lobs of use-in;" restoring the  naval equilibrium" in tlie Yellow  Sea., The British Foreign office is  uneasy regarding the outlook,  while the- "Admiralty is getting  ready for rapid mobilization in case  of any eventualities "developing.  * Paris. 22nd:���Wild excitement  prevailed on the Bourse today as the  result bf startling yet somewhat contradictory reports concerning the  possible World's- complications a-  risrug from ihe war in the East.  These rumors included the prospective mobilization of the German  and' French armies. The evening  papers also said, that a serious influence was bei"g exercised by the reported difficulties between the Unit-  ed States and Russia, iu consequence  of the refusal of Russia to grant an  exequatur to Mr. Morgan as United  States Consul at Dalrry.       \  Stockholm, 21st:���Most unusual  naval and military activity is being  displayed, considering the neutrality  here. The coast artillery have been  oidered to be i-. readiness. Warships and torpedo boats have been  ordered to be piepared for active service at once.  Madrid 21 st:��� Two regiments of  infantry at St. Sebastian and two  at Pampol'urra are being held in readiness to start for the Baleariclslands  War Minister Linaies has  also serrt a circular letter to the military authorities ordering the recall  of all Spanish soldiers on lurlough,  and to retain with the colors the men  whose service terminates on March  first.    These measures have caused  consider'shlt* i-xcileinent., Rumor--  0014111111** to.ciiculale, in spite ofofli-  ejal denials, that this military activity is due to the wai ning from a cc-i t-  rtirr Kuropcan Power that iu lhe event of a co"U!ieutal war Gical Britain intended to',seize prunls on the  Spanish Coast.  21st  A special  New'York AVorlY"  New York  cable; to the  says,��� "Accordi 113 to a telegiam  from the Madiid correspondent of  ���'Berliner T'ig'cblhtl,\'the 'French  Government has given warning 'to  the Spanish Cabinet- of the secret  plans of the British Government to'  seize parts of Spanish territory in  case of war. This is th'e reasorr why  Spain is sending troops to the Canary Islands, Ceuto, Galncia arrd the  neighborhood of the Straits ofGib.-  raltar." The French Government  has also advised the strengthening  of the fortifications ou certain parts  of the Spanish Coast.  Baron Rischth, Minister 'of Foreign Affairs, says lhat in view ' of- a  possible w-ir, -it is inipns-.ilile' for  Germany to wilhdraw'the 2.600 men  she has in China'and at Kado. The  troops in China "are the" backbone  for' the maintenance of order in  China.  . . ;  Swede��',is"iiow following tlie example of Denmark and'is;Klso arm-  ing. /-" '' "^ ."*'���"-  ' " New York, 23rd:���Although" no  one in authority here will ;-ay that  the U. S. Asiatic Cruiser Squadron  is being mobilized at Shanghai,  says the Washington correspondent  of the Herald, becaus-e'the report  that a Chinese Squadiou is goirrg  to drive the Russian cruiser Mau-  juroutoflhe harbor, it is understood this may have something to  do with thc direction of the American naval activity irr the Far Fast.  It is believed heie by some that the  action of China, if she demand the  Russian cruisers withdrawal, will  have to be supported b}' the Powers, most oi',wbom have warships at  Shanghai. ' It is claimed that other  nations are .bound to help China  maintain her neutrality if she finds  she ranuot do so herself.  Tokio. 23.���It is reported here  that the Vice Admiral Togo has  again attacked Port Arthur. It i.s  impossible to confirm the statement  but the Navy Department has received no news from Admiral Togo  today and it is considered probable  that thc Admiral, who is engaged  in blockading Port Arthur, has  again attacked the Russians.   c  Victoria, 23:��� The leaders of  the Chinese Reform Parly in this  City confirm today the news of the  death of the-Dowager Empress of  China and rejoice exceedingly at  the fact.  London, 24th. ���The Nagasaki  correspondent of the Daily Telegraph, under date of Feb. 22nd.,  reports that the Japanese squadron  has  captured four Russian torpedo  .beats al Fort Arthur, by means o!  u^ing Russian signals. This despatch appears to confirm the reports  Irom vaiions quarters of a fresh attack on Port Ailliurby the Japanese. The report 1 cached Nag-isaki  from Chefoo, and that the Russian  crews 'of the four torpedo boats  have been Irausferred.  New York, ,24th:���Turkey, according to a cable to the New York  Herald from its correspondent in St.  Petersburg, has lent a, .willing ear  to ..the diplomatic -suggestions of  Russia rthat the Black Sea fleet  should orre day be found unexpectedly in the Mediterranean, Turkey  being assured that this once an accomplished -fact, not -one of the  powers would have a word to say  in objection; 'if they did. Russia  would be answerable. These terms  it is added, are that Turkey.be given a free hand in settling' the Balkan difficulties in the war, which  the coming months are deemed  sure to "bring.;) Such-' egress , from  the Black Sea would release a naval force,.whiclmvould turn the vital  question of the'comniaud of the sea  in the-Far Hast, iu favor of Russia  , Tokio, 24th,���The British naval  officers who brought thc Japanese  armoured ,. cruiseis Nisshin and  Kaluga? purchased from Argentina,  from' Genoa;'-Italv, .to Japan,. received in audience today by .the Mik-  abo. .Captains Lee,and Paynter  arrd Lieut. Bo\ le had conferred oir  them, by his Majesty, the order 'of  the Rising Sun arrd were presented  with gifts of silver and laquer work  from the Imperial,collection.    ���  Gratitude towards Great Britain  is intense, for its rescue of tormented loyalists.^ The announcement,  that Japanese fugitives from' Manchuria have also been saved from  further Russian cruelty by the good  offices of Mr. Conger, U. S. minister at Pekin, was received herewith  highest evidences of   appreciation.  St. Petersburg, 24th.���The war  vvill end irr August or September irr  the complete defeat of thejapanese,  said a high authority, who is in intimate touch with the Russian war  plans, to the A. P. and whose opinion catr be taken* faithfully to reflect the belief in the highest Russian official quarters. He added,  "How the Japanese' can hepe to  succeed when our army in the east  is strengthened to :. pointequal to  that ot 0'ir adversaries, we are honestly unable to comprehend. It  will rrot be difficult to place two,  four, or even six bundled thousand  additional men in the field. When  our forces are concentrated arid  ready they will fii.ish by driving  thejapanese into the sea."  "Fiankly it seems to us that the  Japanese have utterly failed to appreciate Russian resources, or have  counted on aid from Great Britain  or the" United States, neither of  whom ever contemplated being involved.    .So far as Great   Britain is  concerned, we do not believe any  -hallucinations existed there. We  think,the British Statesmen, who-  did so much lo push Japan into  war, realized lhat'with" a Japanese  defeat they would accomplish tw.��  things for Great Britain.  First, ��� To give Russia a check.  Secondly, ��� To cripple' Japanese '  maritime power, which \\a�� beginning to be greatly felt on the Pacific Coast.' It can be said with the  most po'sitiveness that Russia will  bide her time. She will 'act on the  defensive until she is confident that'  her weight of numbars'will leave no  doubt as to the result. Reinforcements are going forward at,the rate  of three thousand per day.- Probably some time will elapse before  Russia (eels prepared to assume the  offensive.  New York, Feb". 25:���A cable-  from St. Petersburg to the "World"  sa\s: "It is confidentially expected  that Viceroy Alexieff's health will  be-found soon to have suffered from  the severe strain; he will feel compelled to ask to be relieved of his  functions. The Czar is gravely '  displeased bv(the revelation of recent events of Russia's unprepared-  uess for war. He said openly that  those whom he trusted, bad^uiisre-  presented.tq him the conditions generally obtaining iu the Far East.  Washington, 25���Secretary Hay  has received information that'Japan  has uegociated a treaty with' Korea  whereby she 'guarantees the independence and integrity, of Korea. . '  This is regarded here as one of the  cleverest of the many, startling diplomatic movements that have beeu  made in connection with the whole  Eastern question.      _    '  Wei Hei Wei, '25.���Four Japanese battleships and-nine cruiser*  passed this port today bound eastward. " .,. ,    . v  New York, 25.���Rumors of.ue-  gociations among -the powers concerned respecting the passage of the  Russian Black Sea fleet through  the Dardanelles, are declared by the  Paris correspondent of the Times to  be uufour.ded. The disturbance of  the international equilibrium, which  it might, and probably would entail, the despatch continues, might  hardly be matter of indifference toother-Powers besides England.  There is not a particle of evidence to justify the supposition that  the sympathy of thc French for  their Russian allies has iu any way  affected the Anglo-French entente  cordiale. The relations between  the two nations are as satisfactory,  as before the outbreak of war. On  the French side of the channel, concludes the correspondent, it is* unquestionable that the general wish  is l hat the good understanding continue, and that neither France nor  England become involved in the  war in the Far East.  ......   t!o ���tif,uc<l <in Eltflitl.'Pa,:*.  *3  !J  . j���.* .*���*--�����*  s-SrRKfi The Law   .  ���   of Christ.  Rev. Henry Eykrtson Conn,  D. D., West End Collegiate  Church, New York.  Cr-  v.OO    J_>  ulls.  Bear ye ono another's burdens, and so  .  fulfill th�� law oi Christ.���Galatians, vi., '*������  I' take it that no man's life can be \  consistent or ' can accomplish . anything worth while unless it follows a  law, unless it obeys some principle.  clearly understood, firmly grasped,  'faithfully adhered to.      I take   it, too.  that  no   man's  life  is   understandable  unless you go beneath the , surface aud   influence  for  the - promotion  We once knew a man who lived  among' his fcllow-f.u-nrcrs with the reputation of being: morose, surly and  unsociable. 'One neighbor, who had  known him from childhood, accounted  for his peculiar traits by saying that  "he was brought up unsocially as a  boy." -    ,  There is something in this when applied to men,, and we believe it to be  true when applied to bulls. As a rule,  tiie bull is kept in a separate apartment, away from all social contact with  Ms kind. He is not made to work  and consequently misses this powerful  of    the  Paris's Greatest Scientist.  discover this law.     It is lhe   law be"   spirit of obedience and doeility.      He  hind the outward life which gives color   iVgivcn but little exercise, is fed well  and what wonder is there if he soon  becomes charged with all the power of  the cartridge, of dynamite and about as  ready to go off on slight provocation.  We have never had a cross bull that  wc had reared to full . service ourselves. At the present time there  stands  at thc  head of our herd    two  and   character   to r everything  a    man  does.  Now, what was the dominating impulse, the ruling principle of Christ's  life, manifesting itself .through everything He said and did ? Add incident  \ to incident, examine into each, and  what is apparent.? It is that" Jesus  felt Himself standing underneath lire  burdens of the world into which He  had come.,As He werrt His way, meeting people of all sorts and conditions,-  His quick sympathy transferred all  their sorrows and cares and infirini-  .  ties to Himself.      !' ' I  'In. Peter's, house,  in   the  house    ot  ��� fjairus,' in the home at Bethany, He  made the  burdens  of  the ��� household  ' - His own.     By Jacob's Well    He finds  a woman who seems to us at lirst flip-  . pant and careless. But our Lord recognizes that ,the light laugh disguises a deep concern about her spir- ,  itual condition and He makes that  concern His concern. Every yoke  ,that galled humanity, chafed Kis shoul-  -.ders. It was a bin den-bearer, that  Israel's great prophet thought of .Him  when he said : "The Lord hath laid en  ' Him the iniquity'of us all." It was  as a burden-bearer that John the Llap"  tist spoke of Him, "Behold tire Lamb  of God, who beareth away the sins  of the world." The law of Christ  was to bear others' burdens. He  came to do the will of God by bearing the burdens of men. c  iWheh we speak of Clirist as the Son  . ���{ Man we mean that He is  the  re-  ��� presentative man. When , St. John  ���peaks of Him as the Word ot God  he means that He is the expression  of God's intention for each of us, lhe  , will of God for Him,- then, must be  the will of God for -us. The law  of His life must be the true law oi  every life! Your life is fitted, in God's  providence, to grow and llower and  bear fruit only under this law of Christ  ' Deny that law, evade it. and you must]  suffer the penally which comes from  broken law���a crippled and limited existence. Bring your life into correspondence with it and your life lu.isr  take on something of the beauty ami  dignity and power which you imd tir  the life of Christ.  young Guernsey bulls nearly two years  of age, who graze together in tlr'c"samc  paddock and who take their turn, night  and morning, on the tread power in  separating the milk. - in the stable  these bulls stand alongside ,- of the  co-ws._ _ i  I It is astonishing how civilized a  member of socicl" il makes of a bull  -when he has to work like other folks,  and is not shut away from his fi-Uows.  as though he was a criminal. '  By this, however, we do not mean  to be understood as saying that every  bull shou'd be not handled with a full  idea that he is liable at* any tinre to become vicious. T.iil the, chances of  such a collapse are reduced fully 75 per  cent, if lie is reared in a kind, firm and  industrious manner. Tfalf of the. deviltry among men and hulls occurs because of a lack of employment. We  have often noticed that with boys, for  instance, one hour's work was worth  two hours of prerchinc? to ki-ep'litem,  out of  mischief.���Hoard's  Dairyman.  Professor Roberts of the Corncfi  station claims that to fatten , calves  successfully on skim milk and grain  to supply the butterv fat, the .calves  should first be fed a moderate amount  of, new milk for a few-days,-and then  skim milk should be gradually substituted so that at the end of a few weeks  the calves would- be fed entirely on  skini* milk. If seven pounds of xoin  meal'is mixed with one pound'of Jin-  seed meal, old process preferable, -Jre  finds it will make a , fairly, good substitute for the butter' fats of the new  milk.  There is no monopoly in the sheep  business, nor is it dependent upon the  efforts of any particular individual.  What the farmers should do is not  to become discouraged, but endeavor  to improve their flocks and get largci  profits.     Should wool remain   low the  r  Since tha death of Pasteur in 1895, M.  Elie MetchnikotT is probably the most  distinguished scientist in Paris. Hs  is a Russian, by birth, aa his surname makes evident, and possessed  of all the naivete and large-heart-  ed simplicity, of. his race. As a scien-  tific waiter he is most refreshing. His new  book, "The Nature 'of Man," has been  pronounced by English scholars the most  important contribution to science sinc��  Darwin's "Origin of Species," and yet it  can be read with "ease, profit and pleasure by the most casual amateur.'  Among, the dry-as-dust specialists, 31  Mptelnrikoff is as a pioneer in an untried country, and perhaps a bit of an  adventurer. He demonstrates enthusiastically and by the most approved scientific methods, that people should live  a 'hundred and thirty-odd years. A man  ���who expires at seventy or eighty is thc  . victim of accident, cut off in the flower  of his youthl M. Metchnikoff gives very  good advice about simple living in n  charming and piquant way, arrd if his  prophecies will probably rrot greatly prolong our day and generatiorr, we still  may add something to our span of life  by studying hig entertaining precepts.  eor, Mile. Gen��i��, i* in favor of tradition.  During my second directorship of the Al-  hambra I had immense difficulty with  Mile. Legit an i, my prinoipnl dancer, r to  persuade her to do a "���skirt-dance" in a  ballet. I succeeded, and she succeeded,  much to her a-donUliment.���John Hol-  lingsheud in "Pall Mall Gazette."  Sure   Yes!  "He married' a widow, young, beautiful, wealthy, arrd without a relative on  earth."  "Jove! Luck line that is better than  a license lo steal!"  , The harder you cough the worsa  tha cough gets.  Needed a Change.  When the tired man entered the office,  says the Philadelphia "Ledger," he told  the doctor he did not know what ailed  him, but he needed treatment; he wae  pretty well worn out.' *�� '  The physician put on his eye-glasses*  looked at the man's 'tongue, felt his  pulse, nounded his chest, and listened ta  the beating of his heart. , "Same old  story I" exclaimed the doctor, who wai  of tho new school of fresh air. "Man  ean't live hived up in an office or house.  No use trying. 'Now I could make myself a corpse, as you nre doing by degrees, if I sat down here and did not  stir." -  "I ". began  the  patient.  "You must -have fiesh air,"- broke in  the doctor. "You must take long walks,  and brace up by staying ,out-of-doors.  Now I corrld make a drug store out ol  you and you would think I was a smart  man, but my advice to you is to walk  walk, walk."  - "But,- doctor���:" interrupted the man  "Now, my dear man, don't argue the  question. Just 'take my advice. Take  long walks every day���several times n  day���and get 'your blood into circula-  ��o��."       '   - _  "But my business '' said the patient.              ��� ���,,    "  "Of course,-"y6ur business prevent* it;  everybody says that. Just change your  business so you will have to walk more  By the way, what is your business T"  "I'm a .letter-carrier," meekly replied  tine patient.  The first duty of the, farmer whe  desires to succeed-with poultry is to  know- the breeds arrd the best . purposes for which each should be applied.  As the breeds differ in their characteristics, each is better adapted for some  special purpose titan any other, ye!  each may be .deficient in some respect.  There is no "perfect" 'breed. The  "best" breed is best for some special  use only. Jt may be the largest and  yet not the best in-quality of flesh. It  may be thc best for laying and yet be  lacking in hardiness, size or for the  table. It may be hardy and vigorous, more easily escaping disease,than  some, yet fail to equal another breed  in laying. It may excel as a; non-  sitter, while another breed nray be  necessary to provide the', mothers for  the next, generation. If a, "best"  breed���a "general purpose" one, that  combines everything that could be desired in a breed���should be introduced there'would consequently exist only,  one breed, as it would soon.crowd all  s  VstJ��2?Q    The Lung Tenia  b a guaranteed can*  If It deesnt  benefit 70a  ,  the <dniggist will give  yea yeur money back.  Price* 26c., SOc ana? S1.Q0  g. C. WILLS A CO.  Cu. L��A*y, Jf.T.  Paiting.,  It has always been a m*ot point  .whether absence really (docs ntako the  iheart grow fonder, or whether- there is  not mora truth in the easing, oynical  though it 'be, "Out of "ought, out of  ���mind." I am inalined to think, from  what, ono knows of tho world, and of  tlio people in it, that the loiter soltitiotv  is the true one. An imaginative, person,  oherishing fondly a supremely impossible  ideal, may no doubt become more and  more impressed by the perfections of ta��  loved one, as 'he���or she���creates and  t.tirscs a delusion�����. delusion ' which ���  ���time and distance 'niiiy tend -to preserve  from .being; .destroyed by the rude shock  of reality.  But to .'the unimaginative, matter-of-  fact1 Tunjority,  the past t3 nothing, the  others  oui.  of   existence,, for,  whether! future  unheeded,'while   the   pr*sent  is  the breeds may be preferred for their  beauty of plumage or to, afford pleasure, utility "will always be dominant  as a desire'and will regulate the selection of breeds. ..    -  The Czar is Not a Cad.  It is said that charcoal is a very  valuable hygienic agent for pigs. It  is a corrective,' and acts as a > preventive against various diseases arising from disordered digestive organs.  If ,some charcoal, or even ashes, are  put in the pigsty, the pigs will soon  show they like it.  A  farmer may gain the difference in price  When things are uncongenial, when by adding to the weight of the car  you cannot get along with people, when cass. The difficulty with our flocks  they irritate you���beiore you hud -s that th afe composed of 'smau  fault    with    your    environment    look ...    , ,        ...    ,, ...  ��� within yourself.     Ask yourself wlt'eth-   sheep.     Wool has absorbed all the at-  er you  are  fulfilling  Christ's   law   for   tentron,  and  yet rt      rs  not the   only  your life-     Are you bearing the bur-  "source" of revenue lo be- derived   from  - dens  of these  people?  "in a sense  I am," you say. "They make life  a burden for me." But that rs not  the question. There is no more vir-  *tue in bearing burdens you cannot  help than in paying ta?.es or catching  measles. Arc you fulfilling this law  in the sense in which Christ fulfilled  it, voluntarily and sympathetically ?  Penetrate these lives, get at thetr unknown burdens, get underneath them,  and the chances are you will find that  .God has evidently put you where you  are that you might' fulfill the law of  - your life.  What  gives  character  to  your    life  ' is the law that lies behind it. How  does your life centre ? If it centres  in self it is not obeying the law of  its nature and must be dwarfed and  stunted. Your business is dragged  ���down into a mean and sordid thing.  -You cannot climb'lo any high honor  that this law of selfishness will not  make that honor contemptible. J-Jut  if your life centres in others, if it  obeys the law of Christ, there is rro  business so poor and little that this law  will not /glorify it. Lf your liie is  bound to the bench or lo thc wheel  for thc good of others, if you are a  slave that they nray be irac, if you  arc struggling under burdens that their  burdens may be lightened, then your  dull and uninteresting business js transfigured into a holy sacrament. There ii  nothing romantic about the .blundering, half-starved bookkeeper, who  works for Scrooge, in. Dickens' "Christinas Carol." But when you are introduced to the little cripple in his  home and see how it is for Tiny Tim  that old Bob Cratchit is starving and  freezing and bearing patiently and  cheerfully the hard service of Iris miserly employer, Shis poor little man  i'5 transformed into, a hero. He is  brother to thc knight, who set Iris lance  in rest to make the cause of the weak  his own;  The bearing of others' burdens is  the secret by which we find our own  lives. There arc people so engrossed with'their own burdens lhatjthey  have no eyes for others more heavily burdened than they.     It is a pity;  ���������; for to help litem bear those burdens  would be to lighten their own. This  is Christ's law���"Take my yoke upon  you''���tire burdens of others, their infirmities and sorrows and sins���"and  vc.shall  ftird rest."  sheep.  Twenty years ago Kansas had but  471,548 milch cows, and scarcely a  creamery worthy the name, and their  product was unsought. Ten years  ago Kansas had 567,353 milch cows;  creameries of a better class were being  slowly established, but, their output  begged a market. - To-day Kansas has  802,738 milch cows, or more than at  any previous time, n and many high-  grade creameries and cheese factories,  including the largest creamery in the  world, hundreds of contributory receiving   and  skim  stations,   and   their  product is_ not only favorably known  in the principal markets, but sought  beyond the supply. '"Brains in the  man and blood arrd feed irr the cow,"  observes Secretary F. D. Coburn of  thc State Experiment Station, "arc  essential to success ih Kansas, as else-  .where."  Cake-Walk Music on the Wane.  The Czar of Russia, has a keen sense  of justice, which displays itself occasion-  aUy.in an unexpected but praiseworthy  manner, aa the following true story will  ���erve.to show: A Russian officer receiving but a slender salary was one day  seen riding in a -tram. The other officers  of the- regiment were furious' at what  ttuey called an insult .to the uniftonm, and  faiM-mated to the culprit that he'had .the  option of . either sending in his papers  or .being cashiered, and .the unlucky subaltern flhose the former alternative. Before he had time .to do so, however, the  Czar heard of the affair, odod, without a  moment's delay, donated his oolonel'a uniform- otf the regiment in question, 'and,  Baamterlng ou* of his padace, hailed a  ���bnun and, entering it, sat calmly down  .toll it stopped in front oi the barracks.  Ho desired the officers to 'be called, ajid  -when they were assembled, addressed  them thus: "Gentlemen, I (have just ridden from the palace in ' a trann, and 1  wash to' know if you desire me to srend  is my papers. I presume I have 'disgraced my uniform."  "Sire/' replied the major, nervously,  ���^your majesty could never do thaA."  "Then," replied -the Czar with. a smile,  "as I,have mot degraded ibhe ���uniform,  Lieutenant D-^��� cannot have dome so,  and will thus reta in his ' commission in  this regiment, even if he, like me, dares  to ride in a tram."  Dodd's Kid ney Pills doing great  W ork in Prince Edward ;  Island  everything. "Time's busy fingers _ are  not practised in resplicing broken ties,'"  (Jiey say, in cO'cct, when they_ mean to  excuse their'forge (.fulness or inconstancy. But whether .people are merely superficial in their emotions or are possessed of real, deep .feeling, there must  -of necessity be a certain amount'of melancholy tenderness about a parting  wliich "may be for years," or may, indeed, be "for ever."  And then, with regard'to the manner  of parting. Is it better -to linger over  the "sweet sorrow," or to get it over as  quickly as possible with one sharp, sudden .wrench ? Byron says, "Let's not unman each other���part at once: All farewells should be sudden j", and Shake-  ���'���'peaae expresses a- like sentiment:  r.  "Adieu!   I have too grieved a heart  ' 'To -take a tedious leave;" �� '  though elsewhere he. gives us a perfect  picture of a reluctant, lingering parting,  Jinked .sweetness long drawa out, of ��  surety:  "ttDv'n thus two friends condemned,-  "Embrace and kisa, and  take ten thousand leaves, ',  Loather a hundred times to part bliaa  die."  I think this Is,typical of many lovers*  partings, where "he" and "she" are saying good.night "till it be hxhtow."  The New Little GirL  They put John J. Burns on his Feet  After Eight Years jsufTering-H is  case Only One ot many.  Darnley, PiE.I., Jan. 11.���(Special).  ���All through-this-tight'little island,  Dodd's Kidney Pills' have 'established  a reputation that has made*them f, a  household"-word. Many are the'cases  of Kidney Disease, that bave vanished  before a treatment of Dodd's Kidney)  I'flls."   They have proved they - cure  sick Kidney complaints from Back- "They say that, after seven rehear-  ache to Bright's Disease and all sals, Charlie, Swimmingtoa actually  diseases resulting from disordered. 6tumbled through the wedding cere-  Kidneys  from Rheumatism to Heart    mony."  "What are they going to do when  they, get through tearing up the  streets c"   ��� ���  "Lay 'em down again, of course f  How else would anybody be able to  tear 'em up  later on,  silly p'-^n-'*: -  more News.  ��  -Balti-"  According to the London "Express,"  .the favor "of the cake Avalk abroad ia  waning. Ti-.-isi* who went into raptures  over the rhythmic wiggling imported  from Lhi.i, country .-are ���lreginniiig to believe I'lilt, after all, it is" no dance foi  the lioiiii! circle or tlie ballroom. 'Germany, we fare told, has condemned the  cakiri'. walk n.i rowdy, improper and un-  grjiceful. Paris has vetoed it with th��  'label of bud form, and now London ii  becoming tired of it alio. A popular  English dancing master ia quoted as saying: "For a little while I engaged a  colored lady to'come to iny class once 0  week to show how it 'should really bo  done. 15ut after a while the craze began  ���to dwindle. My lady pupils realized that  the cuke walk w:ih not suited to the de  corrirn of modern -baLlrouins.'   Nor'aon 1  'A female drild approached me not Joitg  Ago on the street. An air of refinement  affixi good breeding attended her. T  paused and pleasantly observed her.  . "Hello, grandpa!" exclaimed the ehUd.  "Has anybody seen our cat?"  I made no reply.  "Speak up," s.iid the' child, ?if you  don't happen to have 'amputated your  voice. I've lost kind of a 'tall cat, done  off in a tor.toiseelrell finMi. Her feet  don't tnack, but she's sound and kind,  city broke, stands without hitching, and  answers ito the name of Laura Jean Lib-  bey.   Where is she?"  "Young woman," said I, "I am not  aware that I have the honor of your  acquaintance."  "Don't let that cause you" any _in-  soimnia, grandpa," said the female child.  "I'm not trying io make ��i hit with you.  Either you've seen my cart or you haven't. If you haven't, we'll pairt in .a  friendly way, with no clothes torn;  If you have, I'd like you to ���produce, dig  up .and relinquish tlie cat. Is it a go?  Is there any tiring doing, in the feline  ���way.?"'  ��� .    '' /:.,'.;,-���  .    "No," said I. i     :���'���.���'>;  "Then sc long," said the female child.  This, sir, I presume, is the result of  our system or educational and homo  training, allowing children to develop  along the lines of least resistance.���Syra-'  Disease.  John J. Burns, of lot 18 Darnley,'  and a well known member of the 1.0.  I<\, is one of the most notable cures  and he often tells the. story of it.  "For over eight yeats," he says, "I  suffered from what the doctors pro-  nounced chronic Inflamation of the  Loins and'Kidneys. I got so bad I  could scarcely walk, sit or sleep. The  doctor's medicine did not help - me,  and    I was about    to give up in de-  Ballet Skirts.  sorry.    Tlie   effects   of   the   cake  wal  were not good.    It had too disturbing 0   cuse "Boat-Standard."  ���tendency.    It  caused  some  of my very '______  best wnltznrs to acquire a suspicion of q  jump in  their step.    IIow can you hav<  a good dance if the waltzing is open to  criticism, and how cm wnltzmg.bp goo<| ���        .  .  if those  who ouirlil. to do it spend hall   turies of tradition, right against  their time ' piv.ni'-iii'-ji'itbi.ut  like mariotv   dancing," and favor the lamp-shade cos-  efte* oa r strvr;"  'Overtrained, I suppose."���Cleveland  Plain Dealer.  ��� ���  A <������:.iinon type of persona ore those,  'who will never consent to be outdone on'  .any subject. One of these ma.rvel-mong.!  r-rs, relates.a contemporary, was talking-  , to a friend at a railway station the oth-:  ic-r day, when a very small man. ��� toddled-  Ictown the platform. "Look at that lit-:  :tle creature I" the friend said. -"By;"'  ,'Jovel that's the smallest 'man I ever'  jsaw in my life!" "Really?" Ms com-'  'paaion carelessly rejoined. "BeaUyr-  '-Yes, really and truly too. Do you mean!  jto say that you have ever seen a small-:  er?" said tlie friend;  and he soon had1  spair, when an advertisement led   me  to try Dodd' Kidney Pills., They dicli'his answer. "My deir fellow, I know~J*  a wonderful work for me. I am now '"tian so small that if he has a pain he,  cured, and thank Dodd's Kidney Pills! ^^^h-Se.''0 ^ * "^ ^^  tor savrne; my life."   . ��� ���_.  KOLA  NUT  as It: oppearo  In Jhe Ppel..  DOCTORS PRESCRIBE  KOLA T0NIC WINE  Sfamifaot���red from Kola, Celery, and Pepsin. Kola  makes mnsole, Celery strengthens the nerves, and Pepsin  aids digestion. It io the greatest Tonio and Appetiser.  For weak and nervous people it is very invigorating. By  its use it enables the system to ward off fevers, bilious  headaches, and is a positive euro for indigestion and dyspepsia. It can also be recommended for Liver" and Kidney-  Trouble, Asthma, Constipation, and Rheumatism. It contains no drugs, not. intoxicating, and very palatable. Dr.  Nachtigall, who writes from personal experience, states as  a'medicine it will undoubtedly take a very important place,  in the future.  - Sold all over the Dominion and manufactured only by The Hys'01*'* ^  ���*��  Jompany, 34 Church Street, Toronto, Ont., Sole Proprietors.  WHAT A PROMINENT DRUGGIST SAYS 1  ; Toronto, Fdb. ti, 1903. '  Hygiene Kola Oa, Toronto, Oat.:  ��� Gwttlomen,���It affords me e. great deal of pleasure to certify to the merits 01?  ��xur Kola. Celery, and Pcpelm Tonic Wine. I have tested It and can recommend it  .-ery highly to fcnyone needing a first- olaea tonic and dyspepsia cure, and tho  ICola. Ototry. and Pepsin ueped In the pre parataon of It are pure and ot the vary .  ow cm wnltji'mg.bp goo<|       Bnllet-dnWiep*  brought up jn two een-    i�� known to be appreciated.  ���, ���...0,   _     VJ. r e costume.   Our best and most graceful dan-  best quality,'and ailtogether I believe you havo a preparation which only iuwIx 10  F. W. M0T.4DAN, Chomlst,  Call at Offloe for .Samples.      Co���tor Queem and  Ohurolt  Streets,    Toronto. **l <j*v������i|.TW\t-JI.WL  I.WWA. t->^��S>f)��M!U4M  'IT"'  m  I  ^      ft  ���  ���  -;BY"L;AURA. JEAN  LIBBEY-,  j> Author of " The Crime of Hallow-E'en," "The Flirta. ons  a Beauty," "Willful Gaynell," "Little Leafy  " Only a Mechanic's Daughter," etc.  ^���^������������������������.���.���������������������*** ***<'>��&<*��**4>0*��**��^��>4>^  '" IIow' could she remain beneaJth the evdr -hoard ft before! ffas she Ti'd* a  ��Kcmo roof wilth this man, breathe the _ lovely name, Ulinont?" cried hrs wife,  ���lino air, lisiten  to  his  voice ������   ann   turning toward hfm.' '     ">  livef The vory "torture would (drive ��r w your pnrclon, mv dear,", he  toer to madness. . '     Baid.     Sr did "not "hear yoiir  remark.-  I   was thinking."  'Lortiine's'Jips curlod ' like a ��� 'pouting, spoiled child's. ,  "How   tcnibly   piovoklng," she  cried. "  "Hall- of what 1   ba'y Is lost  upon  you.'      L*   do   not  know   which  oliiixns moro ot" your attcution, your  ��� wile  or  your   thoughts."        '  "You might with wifely decide in  favor ,of my wife," ho replied, gallantly, "for lasMiro you my thoughts  ���re about her."   ���'   .. ,��.*\--' -'  Tito frown cleared'liko magic from  Loralno's face; she blushed  rosily.  "I must ��� bog your pardon," sho  said, "but, really, Ulmont, I have  nevor hoard a name quite as "pretty-  as Mrs. JRoss'���It is fzettii; docs it-  not sound  sweotly   foreign?" "   ,  The goblet of fee-water'whioh 'U1-'  Hr-  lnC63,  !Dj a great effort Izetta collected  h-er scattered thoughts to' listen to  .what ho was saying.  , "My wife Iw��' told Imr-i your sad history ; believe me, you have, mv deepest oymp-ilhy, Mrs. IViss. -Ily, wifu  jwiih' warm in your praise, but I sec  she has nol overdrawn in h-ji dcs-ciip-  tion. You will" pardon mo, 1 liu.l,  for broaching no soro a subject, lutl  i cannot understand how a man could  de.sort a lender, "clinging litllo creature like yoitteolf ; it is so strange, T  ���am lost In amusement. "Was .tour ltui-  faa'nd of the Haunt , nativity! as , youi ���  .-self, Mrs. Ross?" ' *  "'No,  I  Ihiinlcnot.-   ITe ccrroo   ,fiorn,  Franco, yevt I   bolrcvo himftxi be    nn  "American."  ,     "Ahl"      thought       Ulmont,  1'   the  ���wretch *brought  hor over  the seas, lo  hio  own     land to abandon her. "You r anont  held, iz.   .._   -...��, jcii  have no certificate of your marri<igc?''    floor with a   loud ciash.  ��� "(No, air; my hu.ob.ind said the ' roc-' |     The name seemed to pierce-his very  tor was to forward one, as soon a\i On-, soul���Izotta��� ihud-   he'-   nover  heard  reached home.'' ' -,        '' that name before?/   '- l    '-.���',,>  ' "That Is very bad '���vory bad, In - i Ho looked at thesweet, foreign face  Heed," reflected Ulmont: "for thp before him, passing his hand over his  ���dike of tho child her, should bo found, " 'brow with a strange, bewildered sen-  If possible. II will do all I- can to (is-. sation stealing over him.  ���1st jon ��� the case'must) be put in flhp { 'Ulmont,-Ulvesford made, in that  ���ands of the most experienced detoc- supreme moment, a mighty, heroic  lives; they are used'to such cases; So- effort tofollow tho tangled thoughts  eiety Is' In .dangsr with such a man   /which beset him..  ���'..tJF**'!    ... ' . ^,,1'   Tho name, Izetta, struck,a strange  A r���1? belreve some day we shall- chord in his soul. He sighed1 sorrow-  ���*-:,l^.^.olal���ec, _.Izottn; "a'solemn   fully, and  his  thoughts melted mto  ���chaos.       -   , , i '  ' ;"Why, Ulmont, see what 'you have  done!" cried Loraine. "See, you have  spoiled my pretty .Undine," she cried,  pointing to the' hearth-rug from  which the water tiickled in little,'  tiny  rills,   i  ��� It was too true; the red-wool, had  dyed the white hand of 'the 'fairy'  maid, which lay lightly upon her  bodice, a-jdeep crimson. ��� - - .. i .���, -,  Loraine shuddered; the white "hand  seemed as if-it were slasping a 'broken, bleeding heart; and the glowing  fire-light, "leaping playfully in "' the  grate, threw strange shadows over it.  'Take the rug away,',' said Loraine,  ' "So I-supposed, iind do you know,"  he continued, "your protege ,is creating quite a 1'uriirc h��rcabouls. Several ot my friends have uiged me to  present Lliem to tho pretty little for-  sign beauty. , Yon musl look to  your laurels,'Loraine, or thp crimson  rose may outbloom tho -tall, white  Bolden-��hearte<j. lily.". .        - ',  '"As long as thoro was one who p'rr.l  Cerrecl tlie IfIy,"I sho-vrld-not o.ire who  shosc tho 'er imson rw��o, or wh.it this  world thought," slip said, putting-  back Ut" l.tir luii that clusion-d  around his, forehead.  Aithoiugu izetta, n��d from Ulmont  Ulveslanl, slit. loved to g.t/o upon him  unobservn.fi; she (old herself il was  because 'he was bo like Aldci io.  LTis stcp^ upon thc stair m.ids her  hearl 'rfutter ,wildl_y, she of I en won-  lercd hor heart did uot break when ho  spoko to tier -suddenly.  If she' saw him caress his, wife, tho  hot blood.mounted lo her checks, and  she sougiu saJely in instant .flight.  She could not ciiduu- il. ,    '  "now" can I see ol her women* 'r-ntr-  tont in th-. priceless luvp of their hua-  oand, whilo I, who h.ivi- loved so in.ul-  y, ao purely, Arid st> blindly, was s->  ���.ruclly iIuuclvciI. .-mu shut uut fiom  .ho aims lhat slroul I luvp be-on'in \  rhii-Id!" sire cried rut  io licrwelf.  It- site saw a , lath -r re.tui nirig frr'rn  ais woik wrth hit, lilll,: child upon Ii,h'  ^voice seems whispering ���we shall one  <lay meeft; then, beforo tho world, h"p  ���shall acknowledge me ���his wife, an.r  acknowledge his little, innocent child!"  ".You hare no' claw byf which you  could trace Mm ?"  "None  whatever,  sir,"  she answered sadly.  "I shall  trust  blindly      to v  heavon to guide'me."     -f       -���'"       ''.I  'Ulmont   Ulvesford   felt   the deepest  oompassion  for .this  beautiful   , young  ���creature; there was no taint of world-'  liness about her.  Five minutes after he had' .heard <���'  her speak, he would have staked, 'his ���  life on her virtue and her honor.  "You will find a haven of rest here,"  he.said, "for both yourself and your  child.    You    " ~  please Loraine,.- therefore ,nerv-��usly, coveting her face with her  I am only too pleased, to -joinjwith her' iahds. -, |��I never, wanf.'to behold   it  In offering you'a honie."^ \'-\     ' f' -'  againl?, ' '  '   t, ,'. -. *,..,_',: ,   .   :.,  Izetta could not speak so great was     ; Some one had once laughingly sug-  her emotion; great tears of gratitude1. Bested that-���tho,~fair,' daiaty: covering  ,   fuled, hor eyes. '      . -.   .   ������ ":' of'this Undine resembled   Loraine ���  "As for the child," ho continued, "a would her heart ever .break likcthis  suitable nurse can soon ' be procuredi fair ' Undine's? ' ��� - ! - "i '.I'  tor the little fellow.",  i   ,   , i    ,     f   The  servant  removed  all   trace of  I   How sweet and restful  it sounded    "the  accident;  still  Loraine  felt  nor-'  lo Izetta to hear this pleasant- voic-    'Vous.  ed young man  planning so thought-)  fully for tier little baby.'s future;  ���   "Even   a     stranger,"   she   thought,  bitterly,  "la more kind  to  the bhild '  than his own  father' has been,    the  ���father who knows'nol of his. very existence."   '   -        .        |W-  ���   ���//.;;,''-"  I   "I think the little one is the hand-  eomest child,   without   a   c doubt,,' I  bavo ever seen.    ' I should liko ihim  to remain heie," Ulmont said.  /  Izetta  could  have - fallen  on   'her  fenees   ,and   blessed  him  for  '  those  iworda.     ��� (   , .       ' u    ' : '  I "I (hope you lave - decided fto'   remain with us, Mrs. Ross?" he   asked  earnestly.   t ��� i ,  .  i   "Oh, most willingly,  sir, If   I may  ���nly  be permitted  to keep my little  child with  me."- f,,     . -  ("There  is  no., doubt, about .   that.  Why, of course,  you will keep      tho  child," he replied.     "It is seldom my  "Come," said 'Loraine, clasping Iz-  ���etta's hand, "come -with 'me to my  boudoir."   ' '  Ulmont Ulvesford,- as one fascinated, watohed them leave the room together. . ..., "���; ,^v .; \ ���f  . 'Never did-'.mortai mani gaze upon  suoh a strange sight; .both of these  innocent' women, 'peerless in their  startling beauty, cruelly wrecked by  the love of "one man upon the jagged  rock  of fate. ;       >��� -   ,   ,.   ���>���   ,  i   How was it to end?   /  ij lj  ' CH-APTElTxXX    ,  '-.       -,     'The Baby's Future.   ' '    '  .'   'Ulmont-.vetoed'the idea of sending  Izetta's child from Ulvesford Manor,  'when  the subject  was  broached ' to  him two weeks .later.  ���   "I cannot- imagine how, my tender- ���  hearted  Loraiue  could   entertain  for  a moment, a   ithoughr;so cruel as to.  ^ ^"l^L��*^>>jZ   BepTr^lkt&Tng'creXrefro^  one  as  she   has   to  you,'Mrs.  Ross.-' her-child."-  '"���       -        ,-   -  She is    as. capricious  as ,the  /April |,   /A tear stood  in Loraine's eves'as  ���aashlna. my proud, willful   Loraine,    shT answered  proudlyr ?  but-you will find her heart kind and I    "I did not  think you would- you  appreciative,  her  friendship   staunch I would-   'care    to   'Je^'a   strana-er's  ?��^drtrU^ * * d0 not hesltate in be- ;��h��d playing  about thc=e old co?ri!  Moving that you will always maintain I dors."   ,   ,  the high regard In which she . now  iiolds you. I can say no more than  that, Mrs. Ross."   . *  "I -thank you more than I> can  find words to express," murmured Izetta.     "i shaj[ try to *be deserving."  "Then we may consider the matter  fully settled, shall  wo not?"  -  "If  you   please, - sir,"  she   replied,  aratefully.      i i   -  "Do .yon.mean you'would not care  to see him here, Loraine?"     , ���,  She tossed her golden head proudly  baok;i the Lorrimer fire leaped into  he1 calm, blue eyes. ,  -. "It does not-matter, to me. I assure you," she replied, coldly. - '  , She would sooner havo cut ' her  right hand off than admit to      him  ., .,   ,- , _       .��� -.   . that  she   was.actuaflv   ionlou��i  of  a  ^t^L?^���^-L_0^,~Ant.ered.th8   ?tr����e��    little'child, bit.Jorly"ea?ous!  room, gliding gracefully to an otto,  man beside hor husband's chair, upon which she scaled horse'lf.   .  Ulmont passed his arm, lovingly  around tho slendoi waist. i  "My dear, Mis. Ross has consented  to remain with bcr charming" little  one." , ...  | "I am very pleased at her decision."  1 -Ulmont did not notice, the cloud  that settled for a momont over his  fjvife's face as ho mentioned tho'child.  because she had seen it lying fo'r-ono  brief moment upon his breast, placed  there by her own hands.  I Ulmont took her at her word.  - "I wondered if you really desired  that poor, helpless little child sent  away; It was not like my own genor-  ous- hearted Loraino to Lavo such  thoughts.'*   i -   i  ���    I I  ,   She did not answer him. ���'���'������ '"' V . .  "How does.ft happen I   have' never  seen Mrs..Hoss  /.sitioof,the    morning  :������"! am sure I  do not know "she  replied.  sho replied, with a   smile; "She.-.must  put away that sorrowful face,"though','  ���:.  and. look, at  the  bright side of lifo."  '������   -Loraine,, gliding    gracefully   across  the room,] leaned over Izetta, taking  ihe .little,',trembling   hands  in    hor  p.wn white, jeweled ones,  i   "I want  you   to  feci > perfectly    at  ,   'fcome with. us.     Mrs. Ross sounds   so  ���    cold and formal;  r would much prefer  calling you   by  your  given  name.    I  am sure it must be something ' very  poetical  and sweet,  matching      your  ���foreign face.  What  may   I call  you?"  ���   "My namo Is IzeLLa,".she answered,  felushingly. ,  '   "Izetta!   What a   picturesque, musical name.     �� do not think    I   havo  -1 often Iauigh at the foolish fancy  but r quite bolicvo sho avoids me. You  should make tho shy . little creaturo  Cool more at home. If I meet her in  hall parlor or library,-sho flits before  me like a shadow. . If I speak to  her suddenii-, she looks as if sho were  about to faint, sho is as timid as a  vounig fawn."  "Well," answered Loraine, breaking  Into a jolly little laugh, "if that is  tho case, the greatest kindness you  jan do her la to let/ hor quito alone.  It is plainly evident sho does not appreciate you, my dear."  'Ho laughed good- naturedly, replying:  shoulder, or fiappy parpnts loading a  lUllo child between I hem, sho would  cry out like a wounded bird; 'the pain  was moro.than sho could beat.,   '  'People rwondorod why thc beau.<i"iil  companion ot Mrs. Ulvos>Cord��� always  drooppd 'her head when any ono chanc-  od ito mention; how dearly fathers loved tbotr litllo ,soots, watohed over  them, planned for them, and were so  proud oc them. They thought tho,  beautll'ur Mrs. Ross was thanking - of  some ifar- off grave , , ,- "  -Ahl ir there had been a grave; but  there (was none. "Her- husband walked  the smiling earth, unconscious, uncaring or the love of a . litWe son. -  It was strange, but-'she never once  imagined TAIderio" clasping another in  his.aTxns, or another woman .basking  in tho iove that was her own. '  i- "He-is 'myi husband," she toid herself; that thought , alone seemed to  shut out any suoh possibility from her  mind. ,    .,      - -  One morning Izetta ' from", her window, saw Ulmont 'Ulvesford' kiss ' his  Wife   gtj*��*x���   Wjj uxi    LUC    pVL LLUC4,..'llo     n CO  to be gone but one day," only '' a few  hours. Xzeua noticed how, ' even so  slight a separation grieved thorn; tho  memory or that kiss almost drove her  mad. . t- ,      -   ���    o  'For 'hours she paced the floor of her  Toom.wibuch a toirent pf pat,s onato.  tears welled up from'her'tortured  .heartI,,rt(She had;no ons but baby to  whom she could turn in her-loneliness  for- sympathy; and even baby's face  oft- time reminded her alarmingly of  ���Ulmont Ulvesford.  She had suifexed 'the keenest _and  most poignant gtief, .because she had  seen a > young husband 'lovingly kiss  his own iWife. <��� ��� -v . \  ,'*, Then .the starlling truth .burst upon  her; she "must leave or. she would go  mad. ,  .      (-��� -< -,.     -,:���? ->���'  -How idaro such-thoughts stir,     her  bosom when she thought of the hus-,  band of Loraino Ulvesford,' or met the  glance ot his keen bluo cyos fiied  up  on her face? .- .  Izetta threw herself down on her  knees and prayed Ilea von tc pardon  the sin,or her own \vild, th.'-ughtless  fancies.  _ Izetta bathed her eyes,- 'pressed her  lips to sleeping Ulnionl'e, snowy forer  head, and went down in the' morntug-  room; where sho knew Mrs.' Olvearord  awaited her.  Loraine sat with some-1 pretty worsted- wort m her hand, but as Izotta  entered she throw it aside.' ' '  "You shall read to me," she    said;  I am very, dull;  alter  that (we  will  make cut those invitations   '-'for     tha  lawn ilete tor the first of May. Guess  how Jong you.have been here Izetta."  .,  J(QuUe lour mor.lhs, 'I -'���"oelievc."  .  "Yes, a litllo over four monlhs, yet  you are as shy aud resJrvod as on the  first day you came. , My husband*  was saying only-yesterday that he  wondered where in the world,you  were'hiding;' he has seen,you' but  twice since ycu havo been ' at the  manor. X really, must'protest against  this, Mrs. Ross; you are.too pretty lo  immure>yourseUf ' from the world in  this fashion."  - .    ,       .  "JBelievo me, 'Mrs. " 'Ulvesforrd, ��'he  greatest happiness -i' -can find U administering to your,wishes o,r baby's  comfortjthose are moments when,thus  employed, I quite forget my sonow.'  "Do you never long for some of the  brightness that makes other women's  lives?" asked Loraine.    ,  "No,"     answered    Izetta.    wearily,  "why should I?"  - "Why, *>y right of your youth and  loveliness. When the strains of a  waltz and merry, tripping toet faU  upon your ear, is there no throbbing  of -your .heart to break away from the  gloom that surrounds you and mingle  with the gay throng��� to feast your  eyes On the brilliancy, the- bloom aud  beauty?"  "No," repriod Izetta; "I should feci  out ox .place; I should not euro for il;  my one great longing would be to escape it." .  Loraino foofcod at tho beautiful,  foreiign luce, so exquisite in its rich,  dark coloring,, and .she thought how  mistaken the poets were when they,  choso tho dark-,eyed women as illicit!-'  ideals or passionate love. Thoy dd tiot  sec the .brightnoss arid gayety; .they  soe.only the sombre eklo of .lifo, these:  sad, dark, dreamy- eyo'd  women. "  ���    At .last, simply  to gratify ; Loraine,,  Izotta promised to attond    the    lawn  fete.   ' t,  Loraine was busy with a thousand  plans'itor-the coming summer.  "You must decide lhe most important cases nor mo, Izotta," she said,  with a blush; "you know this is my  first summer at h-'unc."  "Wis must rjQ.ik.i il a memorable one  on -that account," answered Izotta.  "The first of May," said Loraino,  poising hor pen orr her dainty fingers,  "we will sot the. fete down for lhe  first day m May. I love lire swret  m-ontli ot May; yet onco il brought me  the  greatest      sorrow  I        had   ever  known." ' r s  ' "No one would think you had ever  known a singlo care/' said ' Izetta<  turning flor dark, sympathetic eyo*  woirdeilngly, queationingly on Loraine's ifaoc.  "Yes," continued Loraino, "I was to  havo Jjoen married last May. Ulmont  was abroad,, but was expected home  on the .lenlh, our mariLigo was set  for,4the fifteenth."  Izetta started slightly; she remem-"  tiered sne was marticd on tho tenth  oi May. /     ,  "Tho steamer was detained, I believe, or tor some unexplninable reason he reached port lale in the afternoon of what was to have been our  wedding day. Just as he landed lie  was immeaialely summoned to his mother's - bedside; all hough I lived but  ten miles distant, no one'scnl for me,  lest tho shock on my wedding day  would provo , loo,, much for mo. I,  did not know sho was ill, and expected her each"momenl at my homo. 1  awaited my love In my btidal robes.  I can nover rlosciibp lo you the'long,  weary houis I wailed; still ho camo  nol." ' - ,     -  Loraino crossed ovor to whero Iz-,  cltucsrt, standing before her like a  beautiful btatue carved in marblo:  and wilh a sudden motion her white  hands were clasped round hor rival's  neck.      i ' ( , (  3a  "l ���did  nof notico  tho  neck   ' and"  sleeves," answered Izetta;  "if It only'  hod a covering of lace at the throat,' '  the effect  would  be  charming."     f  "I  have   a - iaco   fichu   somewhere,  quito yellow  with  ago; do you think  we could make  it answer?"        ,  "   ' ' ',  (To be Continued.)       , J   ,  orture of Rheumatism  Relieved in Six Hours  Cured  i'.  jy  ,.     ,r4 CHAPTER-XXXI.  The (Contents   Of The  Fichu:  "Izolta,"    whispered  Loraine,   "you  will never 'realize   what  I    suffered,  on what was to havp been my bridal  eve, for the lovot- bridegroom   'who  came not." People look upon my face  and say, with a   smile: 'Her life    has  been sweet and dreamy,' like a   poem;  no cloud has ever fallen athwart her  sunshine.' Nobody except  poor mamma knew that  I lived the1 agony of a  lifetime  in  those -few hours;   at last'  a messenger came,  breaking the terrible news. '   He    was  at  Ulvesford  Mansion, lying dangerously wouuded.  by a. fall over the cliff into tha rag-'  ing sea.'*      i      ��� '        ,        )  There was no lack of sympathy in  the dark eyes which gazed into Loraine's, expressed more kindly than  Vords' would have done.'    -      . "      ,t  "I never knew a happy moment "until ho' recovered; you cannot wonder  why I tremble so when he leaves my  sight._ Do you know, Izetta, that if  anything were to happen to imy husband I,, should pray Heaven that I  might .die I" '.   /   '  "You ttnust not. havo'such strange  ^thoughts, Mrs. Ulvesford;, /:   nothing  could* happen   to   your  husband;  nothing could separate you."  "So you thought, Izetta, when your  husband I parted from  you."1  -   "That was ta ' sadly different   case,  Mrs. Ulvesford; your husband    loves  , you". - -. -     ,  , Loraino,  shuddered   at   the  pitiful  wall in the sweet, young voice.  "I .should   droop,, and  die   without  UlmOnt'S ,    lOVB,---       ���xrrr>j;,0iou     ��,,.'������,  "Mrs. Ross," -sh6 continued, coming  nearer, her fair "face "eloquent'with  eanotion,^"I often wonder iff ���God  does not disapprove of so great a love  as is .mine. -I cannot Jfindy-words to  express to you how dearly I love  -Ulmont. I could not be like',those  noble women of old who have given  'up their love for duty; I should flings  myself in the dust at Otis feet and  pray him to take the life which was  ne  Three Days.  . The acid poison that invades the joint*  In   Rheumatism   can   be   reached   only  through   the  blood,     South   American  Rheumatic Cure neutralizes the acids,  dissolves and  washes   out   all   foreign  (Substances and sends a current of rich,  red blood to the affected parts, bestowing  instant relief from  the torturing pains,  Read what C. M. Mayheer, of Thomas-  yille, Ont./har to say: "My joints wera  io badly swoll   i with Rheumatism that  I could hardly wa.u, or even feed my*  -Self.    I have tried various other rem*  edies, but they did me no good, and I  almost despaired 'of getting cured.'  A  friend advrsed me to try The  South ,  American Rheumatic Cure, and after  hsine only three bottles I was entirely  -  cured, and have never had a return at ?  the agonizing symptoms."  4 Pain in Year Kidneys?     ., l  South Amen an Kidney Cure purges  the kidneys of every impurity, and restores them to health ��� speedily and  perfectly. No. 34  a  ?i  1    m  y  Reeder���Scott said a clever thing today; said that luck is a gcod bit like  lightning, for it seldom strikes twice  ���jn the same place.    -  Heeder���Yes, and as a rule neither  of them needs'to.���Pennsylvania Punctt  BowL ,      '   , f "'   ���    '  THAT MFUL  BREATH ���'��� ^  Possibly   You    Haven',  Noticed It, but Oth-  .  ers Have.  r. Agnew  s  r.  Catarrh, if "neglected, soon develop!  Into the chronic form, accompanied by  the most nauseating and drsgusting  symptoms: ' Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal  Powder is a specific for curing Colds,  Coughs, Deafness, Headache, Sore  Throat, Tonsilitis, Cold in the Head, In-  __     .  ,IOIO   fluenza and all other diseases of the nose  not  worth  the  living���without'    hrs   an(* throat.   Mr. C. Spooner, a literary  love." .   * \      .      *v   -.   .        man�� ?hd editor of the Kingston News,  "You are fanciful, Mrs. Ulvesford,  you are as pale as death,".cried Izetta, in alarm. v  "The very thought of such a 'possibility makes me weak'and faint,"  shuddered Loraine. ���  [ "Believe me, you are entertaining  impossibilities In your 'thoughts; we  must banish them at once," said Izetta cheerfully; continuing: "Now  that we have finished the invitations,  shall we not examine the.new silks  which arrived  for you yesterday?"  Again, like the April, sunshine, Loraine's "fair, flower-like face cleared,  and Izetta saw she had quite forgotten, almost the next moment, in  beholding the shimmering sDka, her  vlate Bleomy,faaelos.     i  "I have a surprise for you, Izetta." she orred g-tyly; "I did not anticipate fe-our icf-usal to attend "my  lawn fete, and have ordered a special  costume for' t'aa occasion for you.  Stop 1 do not thank me,'Izotta; you  will quite overwhelm me if you do."  "It is -you who quito overwhelm me,  Mts.. Ulvesford; I���I do not deserve  such kindness at your hands���-I have  done bo little to merit it." '  Loraine playfully placed her white  fingers above tho red, quivering lips,  holding up a ja,unty, amber silk, /with  here and there a dash of the richest;  softest and darkest crimson. '  I "I knew how superbly this costume  .Would set off that piquant, foreign  face. Stop I I command you to hear  me through," sho said, laughingly; "I  wanled your dark, rich coloring as  a foil to my own colorless face." ,  "Mrs. Ulvesford-���" i   (  Loraine continued, laughingly: i  ' "You must not think that my  kindness, as you are ploased to term  it, sprang from an .exactly generous  impulso; tout mind,'' she added roguishly, "you aro not to outshine tote,'  you   knOW." ..';....y..:,... : yy.;..;...;.   v  "That' would .bo. as impossible, my  dear Mrs. Ulvesford, as for the'dark,  starless night to eclipse the - fair,  smiling, sun-radiant' day," Izetta-exclaimed, earnestly.   -'     ���--.-���..���..���������  Ontario, writes: "I was troubled with  constant headache, and used almost  every concoction sold under the name  of 'Headache Cure' -without obtaining  any relief whatever. At last I heard of  Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder, and  thought to give it a trial, although having but little faith in its curative action.  I was at once relieved and after using it  but a short time almost entirely free  from the disorder."  ���Do You Suffer from Stomach Disorder? '  If so, your liver is probably not work*  ing properly. Dr. Agnew's Liver Pills,"  purely vegetable, rapidly induce healthy  action and restore the entire system to  normal condition, 40 doses.io cts. No.6?  First Citizen���We shall have to havo  thctw resolutions of thanks about the  new library of ours done ail over again.  Second Citi/en���What's the matter?  First (Jiti/en���Why, by a-clerical error  tfie-nnmo of-the Lord was placed befoie  that of Andrew Carnegie.  li  Dyspepsia   and   Other  Stomach Disorders  The Cause of  ncsiess fivHsery.  Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablet*���  nature': wondertul remedy���speedily relieve and permanently cure Wina on  the Stomach, Sour Stomach, Belching  up of .Foul Gases, Nausea, Vomiting,  Lossy of Appetite, Nervousness and  all symptoms of Dyspepsiayand--Indigestion, ffclieve at once^-cure positively.  Geo". Sunderland, a prominent business  man.of .Wcllaud, Ont., says: "After suf-  ���Loraine shook her golden curls co- I fering for over three years with a most  quottishly; still she-was quite.willing  to be convinced.  ... They were well matched.'. Loraine,  tho capricious beauty, was in quite  a quandary as  to what to  wear..  "I want something new and startling; you must decide for me, Izetta."  m "If it rests with me," said Izetta,  "I should not hesitate in selecting  this white, silvery gauzo."  . "Do you think il would suit mo?"  i  ^Perfectly, 'ft  '1I do- not liko the holf-sleeves and  distressing" case of Dyspepsia, and trying ^innumerable remedies without ob-  tarning aiiy relief, my druggist persuaded  me to try a box of Dr. Von Stan's Pineapple Tablets. - I was soon entirely restored to health. I am certain they will  cure the disease, in any stage whatever."  Torturing Aches and Pains.  Rheumatii'i-. is caused by an acid  poison in the blotd. and until it is eliminated and th': blood purified, the body  will continue to be racked by aches and  bared  shoulders," answered" Lwame"    ��?'?�� c���?   ^V-  American   Rheu-  ruefully      r . .    7       ma"c Cure neutralizes the acid.   Cures  ���-'-'������ ...      Rheumatism ia oce to three days to stay  cured. No. 32  ^���?*~?V7,���,<**f**!"v/i*iavfiiiKtitir*wti <wimitvifwy��yyKay<7'i?7t.'r^.'Tfr"v),,"f.r7'T' .vTJhii*.  'd ' aA.-*ufe7.">^   smajSLtiAaat a?, j^*  The Allin Claim.  PnUUbiHl    tnvry ' Siitni-ilay   inoruiiiv;   l-v  T'jlb Atlup Cj.aiu P'/nuimiice Co.  A. C.   H i us 0111? a lb. i-.ujtoe,  PKot-aicTCK.  Ufflco ot pubiic.-ul.jii Pearl St., .Villi., U. C.  AJvrrli.U.jf Kntcu :   S1.C0   jwr, in.:!., t-uel.  iu��crtii>��.    f>u;liii>r uwtioes, 2E-   ojuti n line.'  Suevial Coutract Kntes on i.pplic.uh.i!.  Tlie hiilxcriptluu price \�� t-& a 3'ear pny-  *b\f in ncimnoe. <So i>��por nill l.u tlellvai-K.l  ouloss tli in 1-o0.iitl4.1n i* complied with.  SATURDAT,   1'V.ll.  ������rarer?:  :7TH,.,  1904.  c^rnsiiA^mqyH  The principal business was "the reorganization of the Society, which  was doi.e and the following officers  elected, President, Jas. 'Stables;  Vice- President, -B. E. Moberly;  Secretary-Treasury, R. B. Anderson.  A vote of thanks was tendered  the former officers and the meeting  adjourned until Monday evening,  tlie 29th. inst., when the Executive  will be elected. All members are  requested to be present.  ,  Nugget and Grape  Rings  And All Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.  .gUST'' Why, send ou. when you can get goods as cheap here?  Watches Frona $3 up*   Fine Line of Souvenir Spoons*  -  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss Watchmakers.  A very gratifyiug eveut,   which  marks the progress of this camp, is  the commencement of actual quartz  . mining within a few minutes' walk  of our city.  Much has already been written a-  bout the ."Beavis Mine" aud the  preliminary prospecting has proved  more than satisfactory; in fact' the  extraordinary high ' gold, silver,  and copper'values surprised even  the most sanguine of our citizens.  It is needless to say thai the own-;  ers are highly elated over the pros-  '' peel, and much as the -success of  their enterprise-means .to -them, it'  j-means more to the numerous adjoining claims, aud to the' errtire  District. '���  'At present the mine assures to  its owners a reasonable show for  their money, and we predict that at  no distant date, the "Beavis'Mine"  .will be a shipper and successful producer.  ' IfJthe-owners of the adjoining  claims would, ."Go. aud do likewise1'  and open up their prospects, man}'  of which have magnificent ore showings, we feel sure that the .result  will redound to their benefit and also help to make Atlin what it really"  ought to be,-a permanent mining  centre.  Curling. Bonspiel.  The results of the matches played at tire Curling Bonspiel, held at  Whitehorse, are as follows:��� -  jst.   Game-    '    -  White Horse. Atliu.  Jackson  '   ,    CoiitU  Dixon Lewis  , Fisher    ' Ros"s  Millar, Skip: ii Featherstoahaugh,  Skip: 6.-.:. .,  2ND.    Dawson N. W. M. P.  Johnson ' Cole  Burns McCrae  Milligan Jeffreys  .Skips: Lithgow,-9. Maj. Snyder,;6.  3RD. White Horse      N.'W.'M. P.  I THE    KOOTHNAV   HOTEL.  Cor.  A, R. McDonttld, Proprietor.  First and Tkainor Stkmkts.  Ttila Flrtt Cla��9 Hotel bus been remwclpled unci rnfiiriiixlio.t tlirouifliout  * nud offers the b��st ncroniniurintioii to Transient or Permanent  ,Guef,u.���American and Kuropcnn plan.  Finest Wines, Liquors and Oigars.  Billiards   and   Pool.  THE   GOLD    HOUSE,  D'SCOVERY,   B. C. ^  Ft  re:  Fire broke out about five o clock  oh Tuesday morning in Mr.Tom  Storey's cabin near the saw mill.  It was completely destroyed, but  ' notwithstanding the close proximity  of the .Northern Lumber Company's  offices, the fire, thanks to the prompt  action of the Fire Department, was  confined to the building where, it  originated.  Rev. Wright  Brickwood ; -.  - Jackson -  McCrae  Reed  Peunyfather'  Skips: Watson,  5.-Ruggles,  ix.  4TH. Dawson v  -   Atlin  Johnson  Lewis -  Burns  McLeod- -  '  Milligan  Ross     '      ,. ..-.  Skips: Lithgow  ��� 8.      Fetherston  , C  "haugh,'10  5TH.-.N. W; M.  P        Atliu''4  * Brickwood .  Lewis  Peunyfather,  Coutts  McCrae  Ross                /  Skips: Rnggles,  7.        Fetherston-  f  '    haugh, it.  6th.  Dawson  .White Horse  Johnson  Rev. White .  Burns  Jackson  Milligan >   ���  Fisher  ,   A.STRICTLY,FIRST CLASS HOTEL.  CHOICEST, WINES LIQUORS i CIGARS-  Mixed Drinks a Specialty. f. '   -  DININtt  ROOM SUPPLIED  WITH  THK  BEST TH1-:  MARKKT   A WORDS.  Vegetables Daily From-our own Garden.  Breakfast,- 6 to g. Lunch, r2,to 2',' Dinner, 6 to 8'.  Rti$$eH   Hotel,  1 -    - -,0~  DIXGN   BROTHERS,   Proprietors  'U  . Pool   &   Billiards,-.Free. ',  Freighting-and Teaming ,      j*      ' Horses- and Sleighs for Hire.  J.  IL   EICHARDSON,  ATLIN   4.  DISCOVERY.  ����������         ,  Settled by Arbitration.  The dispute between Messrs. Austin Cleghorn and F.H.Day over  the ground on Spi uce Creek, where  the twenty-four ounce nugget was  found last week, was settled by arbitration.  Mr.Cleghorn was awarded a fraction having a frontage of nine feet  five inches and a depth of two hundred feet. Messrs. Andrew Brown  aud Charles T.Coates acted as arbitrators.      <���  Skips: Lithgow,17.  Millar,  11.  7TH. N. W. M. P.    Atlin  -   Cole " Lewis        ."  '  McCrae McLeod   " -  Jeffreys Ross -  Skips: Maj. Snyder, 7. Fetherston*  t"      haugh,'6.,  3TH.  White Horse        Atlin    /*  Wright      ' Lewis  Jackson Coutts  Full tine of Clothing Just From the East  THE .LATEST-".&TYLES:'   '-��� :"���'  Complete Stock of Dry" Goods,  LATEST   IN    HATS,1    BOOTS    AND     SHOES*  GOLD   SEAL   GrUM    BOOTS     ������  -     ''  Our Goods are the Eest and Our. Prices the Lowest.  THE  DeGex  Skips. Watson, 7.  The   Atlitt   Musical   and  Dramatic   Society.  A general  meeting of the Atlin  Musical aud Dramatic Society was  held at their rooms ot th��* Grand  Hotel,  qn    Tuesday    evening,   at  .Which then? wise a large attendance.  Ross  Fetherston-  haugh, 13.  The Atlin team speak in glowing  terms of the hospitality of-Major  Snyder and his staff, and of the citizens of White Horse; as entertainers their equal is hard to find.  A meeting was held, and an association, to be known as The Arctic Curling Association, was formed. The following officers were e-  lected: Gov. Congdon,'Hon., President; Maj. Snyde;, President; R. D.  Fetherstonhaugh, Atlin,, and Judge  Craig, Dawson, 1st. and 2nd. Vice-  Presidents; Mr. Brrrwash, White  Horse, Sec.���Treasurer.  The first annual Bonspiel will be  held at White Horse, the first week  in,March 1905. l  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  CAPITAL    PAID . UP   $8,700,000.  R��SERVK,   $3,000,000.  Branches of the Bank at Jeattie,  San. f raneisco,  ,-��� Portland,  Skagway, ete.  Exchange sold on all Points* .  Gold Dust Pukchaskd-  -Assay Okficu in Connection.  -  >.D. ROSS, Manager.  THE ROYAL HOTEL,  E.  ROSSELLI,  Proprietor.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C  / -  '��� ����4  1  FIRST  CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  OiatCtST WCffS, LIQUORS AND CWARS CASE GOODS A SPLCIALTY.  Hydraulic   Mining  DIED���At Atlin, B. C,   on   the  3rd. inst. Was.   Pearse,   of Boul-  tier Creek.  inery,  HYDRAULIC   GIANTS,    WATER ' GATES,  ANGLE   STEEL   RIFFLES    &  .HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPK  Pumping &   Hoisting  Machinery.  Estimates furnished on application.  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  Vancouver, B. C  i)  I'll  ���ti) .  1  9  h  .'1 I I  ��:  '*  "*V  .,���/  IV  M.I}'-- '  I,  %il  ���I     |C  ,All.l>. ��   O SA-rtfRDA^I     MS-Bi-.U/v^y j-7j    4*45184*'  .'.  *  ?>>"  I/'  THE   ATLIN  TliADING   COMPANY',   LIMITED.  -' ..      Big-   Clearance   Sale  of Wiiiter Drv   Goods  ^0:50  $3:00  3 for $1:00  - \ $2:50 suit.  As our Buyei is going East to purchase a Urge stock of Dry Goods'     Men's all wool Gre\ Socks -  we ha\e decided fo sacrifice the stock on'hand,'10 make loom for, NEW      Ladies' Natural v, ool Ui.dcrwear  Goods to arrive in t;re Sprrrrg.    Below are a few of.ilre many cut pi ices.      Ladies' Combination Stockings & Rubbers ',,        -  ���    $1:73  ,  Aier.'s all wool Toques        $0:75  &'$i:oo    Reduced    to  ^0:50   - We  also  carry  a   large  assortment  of Floor and Table Oilcloth-  ilerr's Mackn.aw Coats       $5-5��       -       -        .> ',    -    -   $4;oo Wall (Pa per. --Men's  Leather  Gloves   and   Mitts.���German ���- Socks,  Men's all wool Canadian Tweed Pants $3:50       ,,       '-    -   $.2:50        j Bankets."��� Wool Mitls. nud Gloves. ��� Cretous & Flaunelettest etc.  Men's all wool Halifax ,, ���     $4,00-      .,   '     - $3:00 A; S-  CROSS.   President.       N.  C.   Wheeling,  Secretary.  "LATEST WIRES.  Ottawa, Feb.,  itJth,, Mr. B.T.A.  .   Bell, Secielarv of The Canadian, Miti-  ing Institute, and one of the Hydr  ^ raulic Comuiissioncis   who  visited  Dawson last summer,   is  lying fat  death's door in the Hospital   here.  He fell down the elevator shaft of  the Orme Music  Store  this  morning and fractured  his skull.    Not  much hope of recovery is beiuglield  out by the physicians'in attendance.  Victoria,    2oLhf-i-Tbe   coroner's  . 'jury in the Clallam disaster investigation brought'in a verdict charging  Captain Roberts with'manslaughter,  he having feloniously and unlawfully ordered passengers'to debark from  the vessel off Trial Island, thereby  ,causing  their  deaths. ,  Chief De-  lauiiey is censured for neglect   with  respect lo the ship's pumps etc.     ,  Victoria,��� The second anuria!  convention of the B. C. Mining Association opened last Tue'iday with  an attendance of 200 delegates from  all ��� over the Province.' After the  .transaction of formal business, the  convention adjourned, for the consideration of important matters, till  the next day. Several drastic sug-  ��� gestions affecting the mining', conditions in this province\are'to be  argued. - Recent provincial legislation tou^hirg the mining iudustry  has aroused intense feeling amongst  all mining men.'  .Brooklyn, N, Y. Feb. 25.���That  $125,000.00 is being paid to agents  to obtain girls from 12 to 30 years  of age, from all parts of the country  for immoral slavery during the St4  Louis Exposition, is the startling  assertion of Mrs. E. M. Whitte-  morc, founder and president of the  Door of Hope Mission. >''Starvation wages open the door., of hell to  thousandsof young girls'.' said Mrs.  Whittemore; "while there are over  . ten thousand places in New' York  whi h take iu women for immoral  purposes, there are' only -five  homes offering shelter to poor helpless women."  NOTICE.  NOTICE is   hereby-given,   that  C.<M. llunishaw has been appointed  to take charge of the property and  assets of the under noted Company.  Dated al Atlin, B. C. this nineteenth  day of February, A! I). 1904.    *  Thk Vimkod Syndicate,'  *       ''       Limited.  - S. G. BRUFF?.'  I \ 1 *  J( ���' Secretary. .  E. S. Wilkinson, P.L.S. Wm. BrowH, C.&.  WILKINSON .& BROWN. ���  Provincial Land  Surveyors   & Glvtl  Engineers*  Hydraulic   Mine  Engineering   a   Specially  Office. Po'nrl  St., ��e��r Third St,. ATt-tsr. W/<5  ... 1  am  JOB   PRINTING  AT   THE   ��  >��  ATLIN*   ASSESSMENT   DISTRfCT.  A Com t. of ReTihinu And Appeal under the  provisions of the "Afe8es��ment .lot", for the  Atlin iVssessmont Diitriot. ".vill-be lield  at tho Court House, Atlin, on Thursday,  March 17lh���. lMt. nt tho hour .jf ton o'cioclt in  the foreuuuu.        *r |  D.itccJ nt Atrlin, B C. Poliruary 10th., 1804.  ���'   K. M. N. Woods.  Jodss at the Court of Kovibiou  , . r   Aud Appeal  NOTICE.  TWOT1CB in hereby given that Sixty .days  after date 1 lutsud to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of. Lauds nud Works  for permission to purchase'the following;  described - land,��ituatod on Taku. Arm, at  the mouth of Otter River.���viz; Commencing at -a post marked J. A P.Corner Post  placed on the Lake Shore, thence in a Wett-  terly direction ft quarter ot a mile, thenoe  in s Southerly direction one mile, thenoe in  an Easterly direction one mile, thence following the lake bhoiuin a Northerly direction to place of ooiomenueinent, containing  in all' 160 aerec more or lois.  Dated at Atlin, 13, C. this 8th. dny of  January lt*H. ; ,     1,  , ."       J. A. Parkinson.  THE ��RAND  HOTEL  HI NEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH.'  EVERYTHING  -      CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER/   .  French Restaurant In  Qonmwotlmu  David Hastie,  Proprietor.  ^Corner, of. First and Discovery Streets.  5BS,  Sixty days from date we intend to apply  to the Chief Comruibiiotier., of Lands and  Works for vermJShlou to,puiohat,e' the following doix-ribed tract of Land. Commencing at a post marked K. L. Co's Ltd.,'S. W.  corner post situated near-the mniu road to  Surprise Lake, aud being: about half a mile  from the, store of Stirpi-iie Lake, thence  North half a mile, thence East half a mile,  thence South half a mile, thence West half  smile to polut of coinraeuoeioeut, ooutain-  inp; 160 acres more orlesn.  Northern Lumber Co. Limited.  . P. T. Troughton.  Peeeinber 30th. 1908.  THE WHITE PASS & YUKON ROUTE.  Pacific  and, Arotie   Itailwa.T, nnd Nayjcatioa tympany.  British Columbia Yuhon' Kailwaj. Covmaf.  ,'' British Yukon   Railway Company,^ *  "'' " TIME TABLE. " *  '  '     ' IM EFFECT  ^ANUAKY 7 ��W,  -  v-  .���'���.'* . Daily except 5und��y.  JfoJN. * B.' '  Ko,I   V.'B  Ho  i. S. BeutnJ ''   3  V'tx �� S. Bw����f  2-.d class.  , 1st class.  I  1st ulara.           j  itndeiBaa.  8. SO p. hi.  - 9. ��0 at m.  LY.  SK.AGUAT  AR.  i.aop.��.    ar  '4. l��a.m.  11.80   ���  IO.W'1 ,*-,:  H.00J--    '  **   ��<  .WHITE PASS  1  3. o��           ",. ,  . s.00 ���  1 ���  S. M c.  11. 40 a.m.  H.4S v_���  1>  LOG CABIN  4*  S-W  ���  J.��r.  is- to,  12.15 1  12. 3* j p.B3  ��� >  UBNNBTT  r*  1. K(  l.I5i��.a��     n  U.S*   fi4tl.  2.4ft   ..  8.10   ���  ��*  CARIBOU  �����*��  11.80  euzs    ��.  ��.�� *  6.'40   ���  4.88,  ,'.'  AR  WHITK HORSH LT  8. SO    -, ���    LY  T-����  +.  _'' r       Passengers must l>e at depots in time to have Bar ear* incpeevad a����l ajheelcKt^-- Jj>r.  spection isstopped SO minutes before IcaTingr.time of train. ' -   .  ISO pounds of baesaee will be cheokod free With ee>ob foil fa>re*iel��et *a4 73 poaw^*  with each half fure ticket. - ' , -  AvGrand Carnival -  will be held at the  Atlin   Rink, on Saturday, March 5th.  25 per cent of the  Gate Money  will be donated to the Churches.  Tickets, 50 ceuts.  WANTEI>- FAITHFUL 'PKRSOS TO CALL  OH retail trade and acontafor mauufaetur-  inff house havii.��� veoll establlahod bu��iness;  local torritory; straight salary $!0 paid  vi eekly aaid expense money advanced; pro-  Tions experience unneees��try;vKisition permanent; hukiiipss SHc-cewbful, Enclose self-  nddreshod e-ai-eiope. Superintendent Tra-  velorstGQSld'oBoa Bldsr. Chicago,  1. G/Vontntvi,.  nugget f>ofei  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  -U,������   '+*.���*-     ,--���  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST OF  GOODS  Sam* Jatmstofta, Prop*  ��$  -ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS���  The following Sailings are announced .for the month of  March leaving Skagway at 6  p.m., or on arriral pf the train :  Ajiitk:���January  9th. and 25th.  ,��   ���February 10th aud 25th.  For further information, apply or  \nrrit�� to1   H. B. Dpnn, Agent,  Skagway, Atasfep*  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  ���   ���     ���     ,   IN j'  ' CONNECTION;  Headqnarters for Brook's stave.  Piste tree BoteL  DISCOVERY, B. C  NEW DINING ROOM NOW OPEN,  Furnishing   The  BEST MEAL-S IN CAMP.  Finest of liqnors.     Good stabling.  TRY  iRDDHIE'S  ^ - *  FOR  1 -  UPHOLSTERY  MATTRESSES  FURNITURE  HARDWARE  PAINTS A. OILS  Atlin cl Discovery.  Bo. SASrnn, Proprietor.  OT7     BATHS  o   IVo   BARBER SHOP  Shiei-ds & Eddy Dtjuham.  Now eeenpy their new quarters next  to the Bank of B. K. A.. First Street.  The bath roams are oqnaily ae pood ae found  Vd ����*������.   9rhncto Bstnranoa fcw iocliw.  The Royal Victoria  Life Insurance Co.  OF  CANADA  Capital   $1,OOOtOOO.    >  A. O. \Rv9ebM8, A*9B��t-  Northern Lunsfy&r ���?&0  PrJees for the Season 1903.  Rough, up to 8'iuches, $3^5.  do       do     10'     ,,        40.  ��� do       do     12      ,,        45.  Matched Lumber, $45.  Surfacing, $5.00 per io��o feci*  4 .5  BiJ  l--  I   I  mmmssimmMim ~~ AMES & GGVS NEW FLAN.  TO PROTECT THE INTERESTS  OF UNSECURED CREDITORS.  ��Jnable .to Meet Their 'Second Payment on January 15 Owing lo  Continued Depression in Their  Securities.  Toronto,  K.Q   Ames  issued  Jan.  , &  a    letter-  expressing regret  able to meet thc  ir. ��� Messrs. A.  Company have  lo llrcir creditors  that ihcy arc 1111-  sccond payment, or  any substantial pari "of it, coming due  on January 15. Since (he arrangement in June, 'by which Ihej' made a  cash payment of 25 per cent, and were  granted an cxlcnsion of six, twelve  ' and eighteen months for thc balance  of their unsecured indebtedness, the  depression in securities has been so  severe as lo prevent tlicnr getting  favorable prices or strengthening therr  positron.  "Our   liabilities,"   says   the     letter,  "which  at  the  end of May  last    exceeded $10,000,000, now stand    at $2,-  3��7��So5.7t,   of   which   $1,784,903.82   arc  secured    and      $522,991.89  unsecured.  Against  this   amount' wc  have,    after  providing for all probable losses, $425,-  286.78  due   us   by  clients   and   $r.942-  389.03 represented by securities owned  by ourselves,  which   we  regard as  of  good value intrinsically, but not marketable at fair prices within a restrrct-  j ed time, the total of these two amounts  being $2,367,675.81. '   The secured ha-  . bilities- of $1,784,903.82 are being car-  , ned through  loans to  us  by a nurn-  i ber  of lenders  who  hold'thc    great  �� bulk of'our assets specially'pledged lo  ( them.-    The danger is that unless our  ��� posrtion is strengthened these    sccur-  ! Mies may be for-ed upon the   market,  i at such ^prices as  would  leave    prac-  ' tically nothing for the unsecured cre-  drtors. It has therefore become  I necessary to devise some plan to pro-  , tect the" interests of unsecured cre-  , ditors."  The plan .they  propose  is  to  form  i &  Joint stock company,   to   be  called  j the Securities Holding Company, with  } an authorized capital of $645,000. -   Of  . tins- capital,   $600,000   will   be   prcfer-  , ence stock with   6 per cent, cumulat-  , ive  drvidends   to   cover  the    $522,991  i of   unsecured   liabilities.       Thc   company is to buy all their assets, except  one seat on the Stock Exchange, and  to'issue to  them  $45,000  of common  stock to represent their nominal surplus^   but. the   common   stock   is     to  receive no dividend until all the preference has been redeemed.     It would  -be-a condrtion  of such  sale  that ther  whole  earnmgs  of lhe  ' firm    and -of  th�� partners individually for the next  five .years from all sources, less only  living.-,expenses ��� or $0  much  of such'  earnmgs   as   would, be   necessary    to  provrdc for thc redemption of the preference stock in  full,  should  be paid  in for .the benefit of the    purchasing,  company.       In  order that  the    plan  may be carrred out they ask the   cre-  drtors to take preference stock in sat-  ssfactron   of   the   amount   due    them,  pointrng out that it means the    actual  cancellation of the   liabilities of    the  firm to such an extent as to    improve  distinctly, its credit, it being , difficult  to conduct new business and increase  the earnings of the firm with the present   liabilities 'hanging   over  it.  Mr. A. E. Ames'has sold liis residence at 467 Sherbournc street and  Ins Glen Stewart" farm of 100 acres  ��n tlie Kmgston road, to Senator  Cox for $78,000. On June 2 of last  year he rarsed $30,000 on these properties by a mortgage, and on October 22 $29,000 additional by a further  mortgage to Senator Cox. These  two, sums, making $59,000, were turned mto the firm of A. E. Ames &  Company on the dates mentioned. The  balance of the $78,000 represented  amounts  dire  orr  the purchases.  VIEWS TN  TAPAN.  -fl"!**. I' ��� ;.  Concessions ' Regarding Corea Not  Satisfactory.  London, Jan. 11.���The Times correspondent at Tokio on Saturday  evening says thai the situation appears  to have improved s ighlly, but the indications are not conclusive. Jrr an  earlier despatch Uic correspondent  said that arr exchange of.views was  proceeding'between the loreign office  and the Russia Legation, but the  hopes of a satisfactory settlement ar-e'  slender, inasmuch as Russia is understood lb insisi on seeking to exclude Japan from a voice in JManchur-  ian affairs. All lire important journals urge immedialc action by Japan  on thc ground ' lhat-Russia's course  is evasive, and designed with the object of gaining time. Tlie slock  mailed has recovered its lone somewhat and everything indicates that the  nation has quietly resolved to support  lire Government in a strong policy,  but will nol brook use.ess procrastination. Sending American, British  and Russian Legation guards lo Seoul  is.regarded as a wise prccanuorr.  London, Jan.   11.���-J lie Times' Tokio   correspondent   on   Sunday     night  said  that' all  reporls about  rhe   continuance ol" negotiations' on a basis oi  the recognition qf Japan's preponderance in Corea should be regarded with  extreme  distrust.      He   asserted    on  good "authority   that ��� the iCorean part  of  the   problem   never  was   a   sourccr  of  serious ' difficulty.      The   optimistic 'line   of   European  news   was. not  echoed in Japan, where public opinion  despairs of any really satisfactory^--  sue  to   the   negotiations   as   lon^^a's'i,  Russia   refuses   to ' recognize   JapWs'  right   to   a   voice   in   the  Manchufi-in  problem.      A prominent journal'*3 recalls   the, fact   that   the  Anglo-Japanese alliance .was originally disappoint-  ,    LOSS OF THE CLALLAM,  MANY CANADIANS    GO DOWN  ',WITH| THE' VESSEL,  -s,   Fifty-two Persons Perish���Many  Women ' and' Children���Brave  Work of the Rescuing Tugs.  ting as it failed to-check RrissianCag-  gression in Manchuria,' but the value  of it is now appreciated fully since  Japan would not dare to engage Russia unless England kept the", lists, because Japan's success inevitably would  array against her Russia's . European friends,' while 'failure  would find, her'-" without, succor.  Therefore England has1 amplv fulfilled  her duty of ally and Japan owes her  a debt of gratitude for her many evidences of sympathy. Thc allusions o'f  English journals are gratifying to  Japan, but evidently there is no expectation  of active aid.  The   Press   says   the   country     only  asks leave to fight her, own battles.  J  .A  ROYAL  VISIT.  [     SHELLING SAN~DOMINGO.  Revolutionists Defeated General  Castillo.  San Domingo, Jan. 11.���-Revolutionists continue to fire shells into the city,  and several private dwellings have  been damaged. The revolutionists have  defeated General Castillo at San Cristobal, capturing two cannon and a  considerable quantity of arms and ammunition. Many were killed and  wounded in a fierce battle last night.  The Minister of War in the Jimmez  Government, General Navarre,requested United States Minister Powell to  intervene with thc provisonal (government, but the Minister refuses to treat  with the General.  King and 'Queen Show a Democratic  -"   *'  "*..���'-   Spirit.'  ���' "  London, Jan.' if.���King' Eclward,'  Queen "Alexandra and Princess-- Victoria will leave Chatsworth; theseat'of  the Duke ' of Devonshire/' where*' they  are now' visiting on January ii,' the  King returning to Buckingham' Palace  and the Queen to Sandrmgham, where  she will be joined by his Majesty in a  few, days. Thi.s is the.first visit their  Majesties paid to' thc Duke's estate  since they became King arrd Queen.  They have displayed a "most democratic  spirit. They took 1 motor car ride today to "Chesterfield, where they were  enthusiastically   received.  A .notable1 feature of tlie visit thus  far has been the apparent lack of restraint surrounding thc. movements of  King ��� Edward. There has been 'no  show of guards. On several occasions,  when his Majesty rode to covers, the  natives gathered to see him.' Solicitous village constables endeavored .to  drive off those who desire'd to see the  party. The Duke of Devonshire heard  this and called out, "Let 'em all come  and see thc, fun.V * The King apparently enjoyed the* expedience', and laughingly acquiesced. The bag this day  consisted   or  5.ceo   birds.  \ SLIPPERY JAIL" BIRD.  Unlocked Nine Doors and Sawed  Three Chains.  Springfield, Mass., Jan. 11.���William  J. Rcid, alias L. O. Hofrrnan, who is  charged with swindling 32 hotels in  various parts of the country out of  $10,000, and who was sentenced to ten  years' imprisonment, broke jail here  Sunday under remarkable circumstances. 1  In his escape he unlocked nine doors  and sawed through three chains, visited six different rooms of the county  jail, passed in front of watchers, and  finally climbed an eighteen-foot wall.  This was accomplished early to-day,  but he was nol missed until-7 o'clock.  He had been practically bed-ridden for  three months, arrd was supposed to be  too weak to move with a crutch.  In order to get through the many  doors he must have used a first-class  hacksay and keys that perfectly fitted  Stores Burned at Campbellford.  Campbellford.'Jan. 11.���Frre broke  out at 3 o'clock Saturday m J. A.  Frederick's tailor and gents' furnishing  store. Five streams of water were  soon playing on il, but this building  and the adjoining,ones being frame.the  ,fire soon spread, witlr the result rii-.it  the stores-occupied by Thomas Tiros.,  grocers; Geo. Mills, boots and siioes,  and R. N. Simpson, butcher, were all  totally destroyed. salong with their  stocks.- Chas. Davidson, baker; J. E.  Diamond, harncssmaker and furrier;  F. C. Bp-nnycastle, photo .,studio, and  Ackcrman, barber, shop, also suffered  by smoke and -water. ��� The insurance  is "as "follows: Thomas Bros., stock,  $1,350, loss about .$��,000; R. N. Simpson, stock $350; J. A. Fredericks, stock,  $1,700, loss about $5,000; Geo. Mills,,  stock, $1,700, loss about $r,soo. The  building occupied by Thomas Cros. and  R. N. Simpson was owned by P. W.  Reynolds 01 Norwood who has an insurance of $900. The building occupied by J. A. Frederick and George  Mills was owned by Mr. Frederick .ind  had an insurance of $800. The origin  of the fire is unknown.  Mr. Borden's Quebec Teur.  Montreal, Jan. 11. ��� Mr. R.  L Borden, leader 0/ the Conservative-party rn thc House of Commons,  arrived here to-day, and to-night held  a conference at thc Windsor Hotel  with Mr. F. D. Monk, M.P, leader of  the party in Quebec Province, and Mr.  Hugh Graham, proprietor of The  Montreal Star. Mr. Borden was said  to be very busy, and few other callers  were admitted to ihis apartments. Tomorrow the tour of the eastern townships will  begin.  Use Lever's Dry Soap (a powder} to  wash woolens and flannels,���you'll like  it.  Port,Townsend, Jan. 11.���Fifty-two  lives were lost in the sinking oi the  fine new-steamer, Clallam, plying between Seattle and Victoria, in a storm  which swept over the Slrails of Juan  de Fuca with relentless fury Thursday night. The vessel was a regular  daily passenger packet, and left Seattle  yesterday for Victoria. Site made  moderately good progress ' across the  straits' unlil Trial Island, oil the entrance io the harbor,-was abeam. Then  a terrific cross-sea pelted the- vessel,  retarding her progress. Li I lit* fear was  mauifcjslcd until, word caipe up Irom  below that the vessel was leaking. Investigation showed UraL lire waves had  slo've a dead-liglA, through which water rushed-in volumes, resisting all attempts lo stop it.  Bravely the officers and crew of the  helpless ship worked to save -the boat  and tihe sonrls aboard of her, but in  vain. Staunch as she was, the Clallam could not stand the terrific on-  '.slaug'hts of.-Uhe. seas, and just before  darkness began to .fall it was decided  to make an attempt" to save thc passengers, at least, -'by the boats. The  boats were'launched: IT-hc first contained only women and children, three  hands from the Clallihani, and Ga-pt.  Lawrence, * a Yukon pilot, who had  volunteered to command The boat  was( overwhelmed" six hundred feer  from uthc _ Clallam and its occupants  shrieked -in vain .for .aid from those  aboard'the, steamer. Not a hand  could be,raised -to help them.  . ' A second life boat, filled with male  passengers', arid in command of Second  Officer Cirrrin, was probably lost a -few  mrnutcs later..' Aboard thc Clallam,  watchers saw' waves sweep passengers  from their hold on the 'seats and -hurl  them dnto -the waters. '-��� Though thc  lifeboat was righted later, diligent  search failed to find a trace of her.  More passengers''and members of the  crew /were lost when a third- lifeboat  ,\vas swamped in an attempt to launch'  it. Three passengers were picked up  later by the steamer Bahala.- They had  fastened life-preservers around " their  bodies, and died from exposure. Their  bodies were brought to Seattle.   ���  .After the swamping of the'boats the  members of the crew and the passengers remaining,aboard, devoted them-,  selves to the task of trying to save the*  vessel. ' The pumps were useless, and  ilhr?,e. '.'.gangs of bailers were' set to  /work. In spite of their efforts the  water gained on them, and they were  about to resign themselves'- to, their  fate when the Richard Holvoke/" one  of the srx tugs which had been sent  to-the rescue,from Port-Townsend,  came in srght'. A line was thrown  aboard the tug, and with her-tow, she  started for Port Townsend. It'seemed for-a time that the Clallam was to  be saved, but the hull began to give  way before the- terriffic assaults of  the waves. '   *  At 12.30 the Clallam went on her  beam ends, and began "sinking rapidly. At 1.07 she settled, and the tow  lines were cut. By heroic efforts the  crews of-the tugs Zalion and Jlolyoke  saved the lrves of nearly all who remained aboard the Clallam. Without  a moment's hesitation, the -tugs' boats  were lowered," and thc work. of. rescue began. Before all the struggling people had been taken off the  Clallam commenced to break up, and  soon afterwards went down. All pos-  srble assistance to the rescued people  ���was given by thc two shipmasters and  their crews, and the tugs hurried to  Port , Townsen-J. The passengers  surviving, and the rcmarner of the  crew, then took-passage on the Dingo, bound-for Seattle,-  The closing scene was eight miles  north of (Protection Island, only a short  distance north of Port Townsend, and  approxrmately thirty miles -from Victoria. Tlie survivors of the wreck were  brought to Seattle' on the ' steamer  Dingo, having been landed at-''Port  Townsend by the Holyokc and Sea  Lion. Prominent 'among those known  to be on board, and unaccounted for,  is Homer Swaney, iron and steel plant  promoter and owner of valuable iron  properties in British Columbia. He  boarded the vessel here, and was not  among the rescued.  Tacoma, Jan. 11.���When thc steamer  Clallam was launched here last April  the bottle of champagne'was not broken, but fell and slid down alongside  of the vessel. Old seamen predicted  that drsastcr would overtake the vessel  within a year, and it was said at the  trme that it would be a" difficult matter  to secure a crew to man the .vessel.  Vancouver, B. C, Jdn. 11.���'The  steamer Hamlin returned to port last  evening from a-fruitless cruise along  the islands outlying tftc SCenc of Friday evening's dread disaster, undertaken in Hie forlorn hope that the one  of the ship's boats rrol seen lo be cap-  srzed when launched with thc women  and children from the sinking vessel  might have lived to make some point  on one of the adjacent islands. No  sign of any such was obtained, and all  arc now forced to thc melancholy conclusion that the total death* tale of 54  will not be reduced. Of the victims  a dozen at least were former eastern  Canadrans, a number of them well,  known. Miss Murray, a sister-in-law'  of E. M. Burns, General Agent of the  Great Northern at Victoria, was from  the neighborhood ol Toronto. Mr. A.  J. L.  Galletly and her daughter were,  "^ Mr. Galletly, former Monlrealers.  Mrs. S. T. Bolton of Alberta was returning from a honeymoon visit 'to  California. Her husband saw liter  placed in the second boat, and then  stood back to take his lesser, chances  with the other m,en. He saw the boat  swept away in thc darkness and engulfed. He himself was picked tip oul  of thc sea by the Hclyoke's cicw an  hour later. Miss Ethel Diprosc, wife  claimed Toronto as her homcjiad been  for eighteen months , a'"nurse at the  Fannie Paddock Hospital, Tacoma. She  was a daughter of R. Diprose of Slralh-  roy, Ont., and was on her way to visit'  her-sister,   Mrs.  W.   L.   Challoncr o'f  Victoria.     Mrs.   Charles   Cox   was     a  Haligonran, and R. Turner and his wife,  the husband being'a conductor on the  Victoria,Electric Railway, were former  residents  of Woodstock.    Mrs*, H. W.  Laplant 'of   Friday   Haibor,   who   was  drowned clasping her little boy. in earlier life resided al Lachutc, Que. Captain Thomas  Lawrence, master- of the  steamer Scotia,  and ^ycll, known, as a  sailing skipper during years  past,-was  ifronr the Maritime Provinces,  and"R.  G. Campbell, thc Seattle limber cruiser,  a  native of   Luncburg, N.S.   Nathaniel  P.   Shaw,   head  of a  Dawson-Victoria  cattle  firm,   and  son-in-law  of Charles  II.  Lurgin,  was   from   St.  John,   N.B.  Other well-known personages among  the  lost  included   Miss  Louise  Harris  of Spokane,'a daughter of W. J. Harris,  one of thc original1 owners of thc  Le Roi Mines; Mrs.  Lcnora  Richards  of   Port  Townsend,    thc   first  woman  resident  of thc  Mount. Sicker'mining  district, and name-giver of the Lcnora  Mine'and    camp;    Capt.    Livingston  Thompson, a, retired  army'officer and  explorer .and surveyor of repute, residing at Victoria;   Col.   C,  W.   Thompson of Tacoma, President of thc Washington Co-operative Mining Company;  and both membcrs'of. the Kansas'City  vaudeville. toam"of Prince and Daniels.  CAUGHT, A SECOND TIME..  Grace 'Wilkinson, Went, Back to  Chinese Place.. -  Toronto, Jan. 11.���Grace Wilkinson, the Brantford girl who  was arrested at 103 Queen street  west in the company of about one h'un-  Jfed Chinamen oh the night of-Sun-  i-iy. January 3rd, was arrested there  rgain last night. - Last Monday morn-  ing in the Police Court she was sentenced to' thirty days in jail, but was  later released, a lawyer said to he acting for the Chinamon having paid the  fine and costs. ,-  Tlie   place  was- raided    again    last ,  night.    The girl was smoking opium,  'and there  were  two  Chinamen  under  lhe influence of thc drug irr one room  when thc police entered. The raid' occasioned a good deal cf excitement both  inside  and  out of lire place.     Several  hundred pccple waited on the sidewalk  and   watched   for   developments.'   The  police   on 'entering-made "a  rush    upstairs to ' gel possession  of gambling1  ,  paraphernalia, and were partly success- '  fnl.    In th'e confusion which  ��� followed  the  tables  were*'upset arrd  the  lamps-  extinguished.   ,Onc .Chinaman  deliberately  tripped and  upset Parrol Sergt.  Gcd'dcs While    he    was searching   thc  place.    .The  sum of $1.94  was  picked  up by Policeman Kennedy off' lire floor  of tine room where' the gambling was  in progress.    Tlie; names, of about So  Chinamen,were taken.,and they will bo  kept for future reference. , Patrol Sef-  gcant Geddcs arid'P. C. Kennedy were  assisted  in  thc    raid ,' by    Policemen  Egan, Taylor and Ironsides.   ' <  ��� '.   LIBERAL' UNION SPLIT. ' -  Devonshire   and   Chamberlain's   Blt-  'Letters.' ,  London, Jan. 11.���An acrimonious  correspondence.between the .Duke of  Devonshire and Joseph Chamberlain  is published this morning. The Dulcc,  who is President of thc Liberal-Unionist Association, formed at- the time  the Liberal party split ^on _ the Home  Rule-question, wrote to'Mr. Chamberlain'suggesting that- the association  should dissolve owing to the cirffrculty  of allocating funds now that the party  'has become divided by the fiscarcon-  troversy.       "' ���,'    ��  Mr. Chamberlain, in a long rejoinder,  said he thought it best to "let" sleeping,  dogs lie," but lhat if the Duke .wanted  to make a fiscal test question, he "ha'd'  best take a vote of the members,of thc  association, and, let .the defeated party,  retire.";       . . %        . .-' '. j  ; The corespondence between thc Dufc"  of Devonshire and Mr. Chamberla n is  Considered as completing the disruption   of  the ..Unionist  party.  It is expected the Duke , of. Devonshire, will resign, and-that'either Mr.-  Chamberlain or Lord Lansdowne will  be elected President.of the association.'  FIGHTING IN BULGARIA..  One* Hundred Bulgarians, Killed���  Turkish Force in Kumano.-  Salonica, Jan. 11.���A force of troops  has been sent toKumanovo, sixteen  miles northeast of Uskub, where a  strong Bulgarian band has invaded  Turkish territory.  . Fighting is reported .to-have occurred at Kochana, 50 miles southeast of  Uskub,' the Bulgarians losing 100 killed.   - .        ���  TELEGRAPH .BREVITIES.  Bulgarians lose 100 in a fight with Turks  near Uskub.  A Paris bank suspended and depositor-;  lost 81,400,000. *' ' ]  , Mr.  R. P. Sutherland, M.P...was nominated by thc Liberals of. North Essex.-  Employees , of Eddy's mills at Hill],  Que., are-on strike against an extension  of hours.  Thomas Sweeney, gateman on' the  Crand Trunk at St. Henri, was killed  while walking" on the railway.  Charles Foster, who, was Governor ot  Ohio from 1879 to 1SS1, and Secretary of  the Treasury under President Harrison,  la dead of paralyses. - ^  ��� It is Improbable thai Thomas Hardy's  ne-w play will ever be seen on the stage.  It is written in blank verse, and contains  lit a-cts and 130 scenes.  -The Massachusetts Democratic State  Committee toss endorsed Richard Olney  of Boston for Democratic candidate for  President of the United Statss.  United  States  Secretary  of- State Hay  wishes  a  conference  with   the  Canadhn  Government to establi-sh an Internation-il  fish  hatchery for  the preservation of 1'.  C. salmon.  The Toronto Gas Company has derided to apply for permission to increase  Its capital, and has asked thc city's cooperation. The Mayor is of opinion thai  the city should purchase tho new issue.  A dynamite explosion occurred near  Cassel, In Wayne county, W, Va., while  a number ot employees on the .Norfolk  & Western extension were at luncheon.  .Six workmen were killed and fourteen  were Injured.  The Prtme Minister, Mr. Balfour, will  on Thursday next receive a deputation  of Lancashire cotton splnnora who desire  that the Governments of Great Britain  and the United States shall slop gambling In cotton, and, in fact, all dealing  in cotton  "tutures."  '   SAWED  IRON  BARS.    "   '">  William'Hillis Escapes From Hamil-  -   ''   "���      ton Jail.  Hamilton, 'Jan. 11.���William Hillis, who  with   George -Tates   was   arrested   snraa  weeks^ ago   In   connection   with   several  ��� cases of "shopbreaking in  the vicinity- ot  this city, mado his escape"'from  the jail!  sonic time'between n'.30-p.m. Friday-and  -7:30 a.m. Saturday. After he was miesca  an Investigation  showed  that, Hillis had  cut the bars on his cell door and on tho  windows in  tho corridor,  letting*'himself  down   into   the   jail   yard   with   his   bed,  clpthing1.    To get into an  outer yard  ho  .used a pick, which ho got from the ston->  pile and tore tho lock off a gate.   After  tearing a few boards off a fence and scaling another six-foot wall. XJillis got away  unseen.    The jail authorities say he used  a fret saw which, he: had secreted In his  clothins.  J ' ..' :?. .1     .  t    THE  MARKET   REPORTS.,    l  ".'    ."�����   . ���,."'���   . '  Wheat ti Lower���The 'Live,   Stock  Trade���������Latest Quotations.  ���' Saturday  Evening,- J an.  9. ' 1  Toronto St. Lawrence Market*.   ,  Trade was-falr at' St. Lawrence-Market  to-day.    Receipts m all linos- were, large -.  and   prices   geneially   had   perhaps   an  easier tone. , About 1,300 bushels - of grain  were sold on ��� the street.  .  Wheat���One   hundied   bushels   each   ol  white  and  red  sold   at Sic  to Sl&e per  bushel,  100 of spring sold  at S2c and 300  ^of goose "sold at 75u to 75*>&c. ���  c   Barley���Three .hundred  bushels  sold  at.-  44o^lcr 4Gc per bushel:  Oats���Three   hundred   bushels   sold   at  33c to 34c per bushel.      '  .Buckwheat���Ono   hundred   bushels  sold  -a.t 4Gc per bushel.  Dressed Hogs���The market keeps about  steady at $7.23 per cwt for choice lighl  weight butchers and SG.7C  for  heavies  Butter ��� .There was a fairly larga  amount olfenng. The market was about  steady at ISe to 21c for ordinary. Some  choice  sold  at 25c per lb.  Eggs���A  fairly largo  lot were  offering  and in some cases towards the end of tha  morning prices seemed to have an easier ,  tone.-.    About 35c, lo  -15c  per  dozen  vat  the range.  Poultry���There was a good demand but  tho offerings wore rather light. Prices  were about steady, with perhaps a-firmer tone.  Hay���About 30 loads wore on the market and prices weio steady. 'No. 1 timothy sold* at $10 to $11 per ton and mixed  or clover at $5 to $S.  j Straw���Five loads sold at $9 'to $10 pel  ton. - ,  Chicago Live Stock.  Chicago, Jan. 9.���Cattle���Receipts, "'35<V  'market nominal; good to'prime steers, J!  to $5.65; poor to medium, $3.GO to $1.90;  stockers'and feeders, $2.35 to "$4.25; cews.  $1.76 to $1.25; heifers, $2 to $4.50; canners.  $1.75 to $2.40; bulls, $2 to $4.30; calve3, 3.5d .  to $7.25. Hogs���Receipts, 23,000; Monday. "-  50,000; market closed weak; mixed and  butchers', $1.60 to $1.97%; good to choice  heavy, $i.S5" to $5.07%; -rough heavy, $4.G��  to $1.85; light, $1.50 to $l.-75; bulk of salea  at $1.70 to $4.S5. Sheep���Receipts, 2,000 ,  market steady; good to choice, $4.10 to  $4.60; fair to choice mixed, $3.25 to $4; native lambs,-$-1 to $0.30.  Leading .Wheat Markets.       r  . 83  Chicago .. .  New York ...  Toledo   St. Louis ....  Detroit  !)2  Milwaukee   86  Minneapolis      Dulutll  82*4,  Closing previous day. .To-day.  Jan. May. Jan. (May.  87%  90V6  89%  84ft  91  87ft  87"4  SGVi  90%  92  86  81%  88  89%  SS-Ji  83-4  90  86'A  SG'A  85Vb  British Markets.  Liverpool, Jan. 9.���Close ��� Wheat, spot  steady; No. 2 red winter, no stock; N��. i  northern, 63 6%d to 6s 7d; futures, March  lis 6%d value. May ��s 5'/id value, Jul>  nominal. Coin���Spot firm; mixed American, now, per cental, 4s 3d; old, 4s 6d|  futures .quiet-,- January -Is 2%d value,  March 4s 2d' value. Flour���Minneapolis.  21s 9d -to 22s 9d. ,   ---..  ,Loi|don, Jan. .9,���Close ��� Wheat on passage' quiet, but steady. Corn 'on passage-,  nothing doing.. Weather in England, cold  and .damp; .forecast, showery. English  country markets "of yesterday firm at  an advance of 6d.  Saturday's English farmers' deliverlej  of wheat, 41,200 quarters; average price.  26s 6d.  Antwerp, Jan. 9.���Close���Wheat ��� Spol  firm; No. 2 red winter, 17fr. Corn���Spo(  American mixed, 21fr 3c. Flour���Spot  Minneapolis patent, 27fr.  Paris, Jan. 9.���Opening���Wheat, ton&  stetidy at 21f 40c for January and 21f 40c  for May and August. Flour���Tone stoadV  at 29f 25c for January and 2Sf S5c foi  May and August.  Paris ��� Close���Wheat. tone borer)  steady at 21f 35c for January and 21f 25i  for May and Augu��--. Flour���Tone bivreis  steady at 27f 20c 'o. January and 23f S0c  for May and August. Weather in Franco  north and south, showery; forecast, nortli  and south, fine. !  The Ad*)tee o_f  ;; Sandy McXSci'Otjh  x  ���  t  ���ISTRESS MARY M'TAVISII  v.-ns a sweet, pretty-looking  woman still; She hud not  J been, however, particularly  -happy in her married life,  jfor the match had been a "made-up one"  ;lby Bier grandfaither. Still, the couple'had  {jogged along, in a peaceable kind of way,  |oa their flourishing farm, and when  -'Mary wam feeling the want of sympathy  oind tihio "petting" she had been used to,  Farm, Ayr,' Scotland."  By some .strange '-hance that very  consignment found h, nay to tlie borne  of, a trell-to-do widower of middle age  and >;''o<l conned ion-., u man far above  the *oidid.pi'ttitie~. or beinir on the lookout   for u   wcll-dowc-ed  "No.  two."       ''  Then "��ur!u butti-i !���dcliciou-,!���solid  creuml Tlio woman who/-'could make  such must lie \\fll worth looking after.  Ho spread it thickly oir both sides of his  biead, the better lo test its flavor, and  then, with ft.thump on the solid mahogany table wlm-n ,i-r nil the ui other?  dancing and c.iu.hI iii.- i-ust to reel out  of  the rack and   �����tn��ger down  to   the  A" Good Dinm.r L-j.de us Blowftz Talk.  ^  floor in a "Upsy maimer.' he exclaimed  nfce took refuge in her garden, /whore he/r . "Ill make 'her number two as'sine'  beloved flowers bloomed luxuriantly. ; amy name's John Janriesonl Let's sec!-  Ofben she would talk to them, as she J emoothing out the little greasy bit o  sa.-tamio.ng3t fliem, wrfcn'lrer knititling, and paper���"Mary! a good name���iny mitli  she got 'to  fancy they  lward  and  an- ! er'�����gu.de tilling it's no 'Jeajiuel'   'Pun  er*�����gude  lasal    I   mind "fine   her saying,  'John  therHl be mony a wumman after ye>���al-  kurds���after I'm gone, nrair fchair, likeh  more 'for your bit money .than foir yei  sol',  though ye're r  well-favored' man  John,'  says   she,   'a   vera   well-favored  man.   I've nae objections 'to yer ma'-irry-  ing a decent woman that isna taken-up  wi' flrro olaes nnd falderals'���them's tli-  very: words���'foir ye'll be kind  of low  some whin. I'm mm', man John.   Kind o"  lonesome!'"���and  John  JnmieAOii drew  Quia 'horny ihand across  his eyes.   '"Bill  mind ye/ pulr Jennie said, says slhe, 'solve gel a, cii|)iible lass, vin no above gude  uortofiit work, an.' that'll keep ye lis���rus���  fcomfortablo  as  I've  striven" "io   d.ie."\  Here & few snill tears  dropped  quietly  upon tlie vory pint of fnsdh butter, which  Siad been baptized  already by  those ol  Mary McTavish.  John cleared  his keen eyes a second  time and proceeded ro business.   "Poor!  comes next;   that's a' rieli'l. "She'll -no-  ihno flrro olaes mrd   falderals,  an' I  can  gis her a' 'the wincey nnd'homespun sjIip  needs"   (with a little  chuckle.)     "Then  would have gel them bot-Ii lor the ask- j lonely!   Ahl -that's it.   Lonely!    So urn  ing���but ah! tire flavor wouild be gone!   | II    For it's jist wenrirr' ma heart oot, f  One fine morning, she put orr the blue f am, -though I'm bleat if I quite realized  dress her husband lind admitted that.he . ifc till I saw thia scrap o'  paper an.' 1  thongilrit "nio bad," and proposed driving . sampled  her   butter.     A   woman   wilro  can mak' stuff -like that ia no" above  honest work, so-I'm keepin' tae the promise I made my gude wife, langsyne, tae  the letter. An' no takin' a designing  hussy, tae my -heart and home."  swerred.' her, when the tall ones rrodded  their ibeads in tlie soft breeze oa if'-in  mjly. '  Sandy McTavish rw,ia a man of sterling worth, but'a bit "dour" and stern.  He loved his winsome young wife dearly,  though he would have thought it unmanly to make thc slightest demonstration  of (rnia ireal feelings. "A very respectable  Mamj" fliis minister said of him, but���lie  Ibad Oris ways and it had been protLy  ���well known before he married -tiluut he  bad no gumption in 'his -management of  ���women folks.  'When looked upon us a^coulirmcd old  bachelor lie 'hstxl met .Mary one evening  on tlho ilicatlliory braes, with n rose in  tier hair, and had succumbed to heir,fresh  charms. He was nearly double the girl's  ���ge, .but being a wwll-lo-do'-maii nnd sho  'a penniless las3, before she quite realised it tall filic found herself installed as  miatresis of llrindlc Farm. She luul every  comfort, bub'tliedc "ways" wero trying,  ��nd eilio would often have gladly gone  without her dirmeir for a, nieely-triincd  eonrvplimcnt or a kiss.   Likely as not alio  into tihe country town .with iiim to be  pho-togm-phed, altlio-ugh ahe 'Jiad joeu-  forly remarked, "I'm no nea,r as good-  looking as I was." Now���now was the  opportunity foir that coveted compliment  and kiss.   AlasI poor llary!  Samdy i-eailly in his heart of hearts  thought ihas lass quite as sweet and bon-  ��ue as on tlie day he'wedded 'her, but,  worthy man, it didn't .occur to Mm he  might please her by saying so. Her ap-  ' jr-earajice was so charming, actually,that  a strange feeling of reticence tied his  tongue, and he just grunted out;j  "Hoots, lassie! that oanna' be helped!"  Cyoking   thereby,   to  'his   surprise,   a  st of tears from his better haJf aud  *n emphatic refusal to be "���taken."       l  "Women are kittle .catible," he mused,  M (he drove off alone. "There's no un-  dersbandin' them ��.t times. Nae doot  she jist wants a good cry, puir bit tiling!  She's gev young for an auld man like rrre,  I'm -thinkin', but " -      - -  But he bought some bright rihbons^at  tfie fair that day. -  Some years afterwards, when he  caught a chill and died���died swith his  hand 'holding Mary's fast and close,- and  his "eyes looking into hers, she mourned  for Orim sincerely. He left (her with a  tidy -little sum in the bank, .=90 she kept  mi itlhe farm, the products Off which met  with ready sale 'everywhere, for their  excellence was proverbial.  She had "suitora, lots of them, but  Sandy Jmd ���warned her to beware of for-  fcune-Siunters, *>o she cold-shouldered all  attentions. Her beauty was -waning; it  ���was of a surety the gold "iu -the bank"  they were courting, aird Sandy���poor  Sandy I���would never re*t" in his grave if  And so, before another hour was overr,  'John Sutherland Jamieson had indited  and posted a letter to Brindle Farm. It  was short, hut to the point. The answer "was also brief���and practical. What  followed is the business of no one, except-those most interested.  However, tire'widow and widower are  lonely no more. , JETNA.  "Getting what you want from king?  or statesmen," De Blowitz said to mc  once, "is all a matter of dining with the  right people."  Never a truer word was said.  De Blowitz, himself, who knew more  of Europe than all Europe put  together ��� who checkmated Bismarck  and "cooked Count Minister's goose"���  did most of his work at the dinner-table  or in the ball-room. ,     -   '  In persuading him to write his memoirs I followed his precept. For over  a year we smoked and talked or'dined  and talked���there in his marvelous home  in Che Rue Greuze���until somehow or  other he -becjan to write his reminiscences. He had written four or five  papers; I -do not know whether he would  have finished them or not had not the  "Times" stepped opportunely in. ,  One morning I found liinr sitting rn his  bedroom by the window that looks out  on tlie -little burying ground of Passy.  He was wraipped in his old, Ted, wadded-  ailk 'dressing gown; his. legs were  crossed under, him and -he looked���the  huge, short, egg-shaped man���more like  a little 'Buddhist idol than ever before.  .',*Well. I've left the/ rimes,"' he said;  there wn�� a long "silence, and theu he  added: "They turned me off like an old  ���horse."      , - '  When this remar k was telegraphed to  London the "Times" clenicu that it had  turned' ita" great 'iriari off ','like an old  horse." I do not know -wfliait special  kind'of turning off, that is, -but-the in-  , trig-iie that ires'iilted in, " De ' Blowitz's  withdrawal -was a nasty piece of business, and he used th'e-words I,have  quoted. -   ����� ,  Ilia dog."Fly," fnt and old as rtio, wad-  'dled up to him and lay by his chair; and  so I left them���the old,'outworn friends.  In a few days he went to his country  place atLes Petites Dalles on the.Normandy rcoast; for the next few months  the memoirs.advanced Tapidly. I made  a slhort visit to New York, and, on my  return to Paris, found a telegram inviting me to breakfast. When'I went to  'hrs 'home, the next day, he had taken to  his hedi He 'had been stricken down  suddenly and was dying. 'Over his head  hung a great or-'uerfix' of silver and  ebony; the,beads jvere in his hands. He  looked up, however, with the grim humor-that -was always in 'him.   ,  "I -have 'Fly's* illness?' sata he, "but  the worst of -it is that they can't poison  me to put me out of my pain." >   '  Two days later he was dead.���Vance  Thompson in "Success."  Actors' Wives.  It Is filthy lucre, and 'not family jarS|  aa    a    rule,   that    causes ,  so    many  popular    married    Thespians ' to    separate   and   star   at   the 'head of their  own    companies.      So   long    a3    they  are nobodies, marria-je makes no differ  euoe, but once  they stand.iu  the lierci  light   that  beats  on  the  center of   tin  stage it seems best for them to separate  Maxhie  Elliott,   who  has  broken  loose  from her husband, Nab Goodwin, so far  aa her theatrical efforts are concerned  had become quite too popular  to sha'fi  'business and public favor with her clever  husband.   C. li. Dillingham, who is star  ring ,her, waa confident that she would  in e successful play, draw audiences just  as large as she and her husband    hac  drawn together.   That his judgment war  good ia proved! by the fact "that in Clydr  Fitch's latest play, "Her Own Way," sh��  Sunlight Soap will not  burn the nap off woolens  nor the surface off linens.'  Am*. Xtr the Oexagon Bjtf.  How He Reached the Links.  Notes Sent to Teacher.  1. Perdval���-Weally, Mss Bysepps, I-  2. Miss Bysepps���Don't mention it, Mr.  Br&wmless. <  , er���I am getting most fearfully tired.  ��h> thought fa-he would be misled by any , it much farther to the links t  ��f these ravening wolves after the "siller."  But it was loaely work���very; and on  looking back, even Sandy's silent, - reserved companionship 'had been, or  seemed to (have been, the acme of oheer-  fulness.  ���        ���������������  It was eairly morning.      The servants  -ere astir, ,out in   the   fields.    . Mary  shaded !her eyes with her hand and gazed  out over the moor, covered with its bon-  jrie .blooming -heather, and far beyond to  ���the great mountains, bathed in bright  sunlight, aawl her "gude -man's" words  came to hex mind: "There'll 'be mony a  man after ye,wlrin I'm gone, Masy wumman.    Liker than no' it'll be for your  bit money, moie  than for yer-sel'.    So  tak tent, bub mind ye, considcrin' it'll  be eerie like for ye here when I'm awa',  I've no objections to ye couplin' wi' a  decent lad, always providrn'  that it is  yersel' (he Iocs, and no'  yer   -bawbees.  Also, dinna forget lo male' sure 'he's an  able  man;  yin  no'  above  daein'  gude,  s ihoneet wark, an' that'll strrve foir yer  comfort afore all else���as���as I've done,  though it mightrra' be aye in. a Mrroobh-  tongued way, hiss.   But I'&c warrant an  Ihonest   lieart an'  fustian's  better   than  broadcloth an' fine speeches tliat are no  sincere.  Overs-tress of work lately, along with  petty disagreement.-, among the "hands,"  which she lelt unable to quell, arrd, above  all, a natural longing for companionship  of a congenial nature, biought these almost last woids or her husband to her  mind. Now jiisl how to set about following up tliU, advice rather puzzled  Mary. She had heard slories of -women,  evidently devoid of all serr&e of modesty,  "adven-r.-Jni!." Thc very "thought ot  eueh a proceeding made her oheeks burn.  "Advoriiouig for a husband!" When  Sandy was, "sparking" her she h-Aln't  even met linn "halfway." She felt discouraged, nnd quite a few salt bears fell  and ouingicd with the golden pats of  fresh butter which she was deftly harrd-  ling arid packing, ready to send off.  The hist pound h..d no label ��� she  found she had run short of -them, so ran  to her desk for a siieet of soft white  paper. An idea struck her. Taking a  pen, she wrote oa.the sheet: "This butter was churned, worked and packed by  mor���Mary McTnvish���a poor, lonely -widow of   eight   and     twenty,  alb  Brindle  7 These notes are declared 'by the Chi-  oago "Inter-Ocean" to-be authentic:  Teaolrer���What shall I do mit Charley?  Me and my man can't-nothing make of  him. When we want to .lick dervlittle  Imp -he 'geta the -bed under, Where we  can't reach foir 'him and must put a hook  on her bedroom door to hold him 'for his  Jacking." Please soak him,in school shust  oa ofben as you got time.   �� -    -  Teacher���If Louis is bad pleaise. lick  him until-his eyes are blue. He is very  stubborn. He has a good deal of the  mule in liim. He takes after his*father.  Teacher���I dink you are a fool. You  want niy boy to read when he'don't" no  olferbibs.   Please teach him some.  Misa Brown���You must stop teach my  Lizzie fiscal torture she needs yet reading and rigors init sums more aa (fchab, if  I want her to do jumpin I 'cam make hear  jump.  'Miss���My boy tells me when I trink,  beer 'der overcoat  from  my atunnmack  gets 'too. thick.    Please be so kind and  intervene in my family affairs-.  'Dear teachetr���Please excuse Fritz for  Btaying home 'lie had .der measles to  oblige Ms father. ' ^ '  Teaeher���Please excuse Rachel for being awa-jr those two days her grandmother died to obliged her mother.  Teaohei"���You must excuse my girl for  not warning to school she was sick and  lade in a common dose abate for ^trhree  days.  ia crowding the Garrick Theater'in Nevi  -York.    In the present arrangement Mr,  and-'-Mrs.'Goodwin are able to get parti  that suit them without having to strug  ��le to find playa  that show them'boll  to equal advantage. James K. Hackett i��  another   popular   actor   who   no   longei  appears with his wife." It is not probabh  that their, earnings would be materiallj  dncrwoed if they played- together.    Th��  case of , E., II.  Sothern    and- Virginia  Harncdi ia the samo. ��� They, find- it inuct  more .profitable to be single stara Each  ard Mansfield is also able' to do better  work now that his wife has retired from  the stage. Charming as Beatrice Cameron  was in  many  roles,' there   were   others  totally unsuited' to her; but as the wif��  of the star-she had to havo always th��  part' next  to his.    This not only dam  aged many of the Mansfield productions  but it    -was a great    injustice  to' th<  actress, who was called on for work sh<  could not do.   Now that Mrs. Mansfield  has retired, her husband can ' engage th<  woman ihest suited to'the leading part'  in  his   - play.    Julia    Marlowe's   great  financial success began only after her ap  pearance as a separate sbar without the  support of her husband,'Robeit Taber  One of the crimes  charged against  the  theatrical syndicate .was that it forced  Robert .Taber and" his  wife,  who  were  acting together, to go into different companies.    As they were divorced' a short  time after  this artistic    separation 00  curred,   however,   the   ssparation   could  not have been very difficult for them to  bear.   Miss,Marlowe's posrtion is better  now than it ever'was, and Mr. Taber is  one of the most successful London actors  to-day.    No American has, indeed, dona  ''half so well in London for such <v long  time. wWere he in this country, he would  'certainly be.a star.    Difficulties! in find1  Ing    plays ' for co-stars     have  ahvayB  troubled managers,  and ultimately" led  to the artistic separation of "the actors.  Louis  Mann  and   Clara   Lipmann,   who  were' married .before   they  made .their  first success in- '"The .Girl from Paris,"  tried for "four years to get a play-that  would'suit both'of,"them, and met with.  very moderate success.    Now- they have  separated,   and ', prosperity   once., more  perches on their -banners..  Kyrle.BelleW  has been a much more successful actor  during the last few years than' he evei  was during -the days of his artistic partnership with Mrs. PotteT.   And she, too,  has  fared better since  they have been  traveling -in single  harness.  A Successful Career.  The Less,  the More.  "What!" a3ks the astonished husband  when the wife shows him the bill for  her new theater-gown; "five hundred  dollars for that dress?"  _<eWhy, yes, my dear," purrs the fond  j wife.  I _ "Five hundred dollars! Why, tihere  isn't half as rrruoli goods in it as there is'  in one of your ordinary dresses."  "1 know; but -when -the modiste makes  a decollete gown she always makes a  Qngher charge."  "Gee! , 1W old A dam I I wonder  what Iris household expenses were'"���  "Juuge."  Womanhood Must Wash.  George Herbert Palmer, professor of  philosophy in Harvard University, is op-  'tintobic in regard, to -the college woman-.  He does not believe tliat the higher education is going to Ita-m the 'true wo-  ,(man, and says 'that it does not speak  well for a woman if she can-not standi a  college 'training. His opinion on the subject has been asked, so many times that  he decided to settle the maibber once for  all, and the last time he was asked the  uaual auestion he replied briefly and to  tlie point, "I have no uae for womanhood  that won't wash."  The Climax of Savagery.   l  Never ' have   the   natives   of  a   State  been treated with moie hideous cruelty  than those of the .Congo Free State.   It  is under the personal rule of King Leopold, whose idea is that it should furnish  him  with   money  for   his  private  purse, and money he is  debermiaed to  make out of it, no matter how. Amongst  other devices, vast areas are facmed out  to companies,  in   which,   unless greatly  maligned, he is a large shareholder. These  ?prnpanie3 collect india-rubber.   The system is to force Urn natives to deliver a  ix��rtain lixed amount.    If a village does  nob do this1, the hands of the men are  urt off,^ tlie   village  i-,   burnt,   and   the  women'and  children  given  over   to  the  tender mercies of .some neighboring tribe  si savages.    This procedure is defended  by the worthy monarch, irr his leply to  the English note protesting against such  1 -regime, 03- the following economic doe-  trine:  "Natives cannot be exempted, from nil  taxation when they benefit, by the ma-  tc.ial and trnoral ad van la ires introduced  lato their country. If thev have .0  monev, thev- must pnv irr manual labor."  ���London "Truth."  A Polite Prisoner.  Thi lady who was visiting tho jail  had been much impressed with the aj>-  peairancc and behavior of the prisoners,  and she took occiii--.;! to expicss her  approval to the warden.  "They seem as courteous as anybody,"  she said, eribhiisinsf ic.illy, ''even if they  don't say anything."  "Yes, they'ie polite enough," assented  the jailer. "Bui I'm a lrbtle suspicious  of too line manners." 1  'T don't sec how you can be!" es-'  claimed the Iadv.  "Well. I inn," declared the warden,  "and I have been e\ er since one of the  smoothest of 'thorn broke out of jail  and left a note for me in which ha  wrote, '1 hopo yon will pardon me for  the liLerry of ukiig.'"  A  North-Western   land  company, va  what might bo called 'a syndicate, composed of some of Toronto's xicheat men,  has   recently   been   organized,   with  a  capital of five hundred thousand' dollars,  none of the stock being for sale.   Tire  following is a list of the shareholders of  this close corporation: Hon.-Robert Rogers, Winnipeg, president;   J.  W.- Lang-  muir,  Toronto,    vice-president;. E. .W.  Day, Toronto, general manager; Thomas  G. Blackstock, Roberb L. Pabberson, .W.  R Riddell, K.C., S. H. Janes, S. F. Mc-  Kinnon, A. D. Harris, R. Harsbohe of  WaTkworth.  This company was formed' by Mr. E-  W. Day, who as a boy went west and  resided  for  fifteen years in  Winnipeg,  making his mark with the Ma3sey-Harrra  Company  in   Manitoba.     He   left  that  company in 1S05, to become the Western  agent of the Globe Loan and'Savings Society, of  which afterwards  he became  general  manager, with headquarters in  Toronto,   which  position he held  until  1902,   when   this  most  successful  loan  company  was  amalgamated    with tihe  Colonial Loan.    A year ago he "was invited to undertake thc organizabion of a  newly-projecbed   Employers' Association,  a work which he accomplished in a wonderfully short time, Mr. Day making ib  the third largesb employers' association,  on tlie continent within one year, and it  Will doubtless  prove   to  be one of the  most   useful   organizations   w-hlrch   has  been formed.    Mr. Day,  who is still a  young man and has a-massed considerable  money, seems bo have been again smib-  ten by the Western fever, and is leaving shortly for the North-West bo take  the   uutive  management    of    the very  strong concern mentioned above, and for  a time at least Toronto will loae one of  its mosb active aud respected citizens. -  A^ prominent racing man tells the following story on himself: His jockey feU  ill on the eve of an important-race, and  left him without a rider for the horse  which he had entered for the event.   In  looking about for a substitute he decided'  that his stable-boy, who was thoroughly  familiar   with  "Spitfire'*" ' ways,. would '  fill the bill very acceptably.   "Now you .  .must  be  careful,"  lie  warned  him,  "to    -  use,'Arizona' as 11 pacer; 'he is aywonder,  and   will   lead   the   track;   follow   him  closely   until  just  before   the  finish ���  don't pass him under any circumstances' '  until you get  within a  few lengths of  tlie line;  then let 'Spitfire' out foir all  you're worth."   The capitalist paused in  his recibal, and turned his cigar oiedita-- -  lively in his fingers.   "Well, did he obey  your instructions ?" asked one ol his lis-    "  teners.   "Yes,", answered the owner, ?to '  the letter.    He kept just behind  'Ari-,  zona''until they were almost at ttho finish line," and then he spurted aQiead in  great shape,  but . unfortunately ' there   ,  were four horses ahead of 'Arizona.'"    .' .  Concerning one of Phil May's"old mo4>  els, the Sydney "Bulletin" has the foi-/  lowing:   Brooby was his name,- an ex-'  AngKoan (minister.   Exiled 'from the ministry and dreadfully down on '!hia luckil  Brophy to the last managed to rig himself out in "third editions" of old-fashioned clerical clo tires���a soait of eocles;  iastical scarecrow in had crrcumsbances.  Brophy applied to May for charity, and  the artist, much ,to the old  man's de--  light, gave him a shilling and a "retaining fee" olf half a crown a -week to nit  as a modeL   This ireally meant that for  nearly three years the old broken-down', <  parson, who' had something of it'he look'  and,sto6p of John Henry Newman, waa  one of Plril May's pensioners.   Whenever - -  he  "sat,"   Brophy,  in  adilition   to  tlio".  "foalf-orowm regular," got his dinner ond^  tea at May's.   One day the eighty-yearr-  "old model asked,.May to givelrim some  lessons in dirawing.   Tire joke-loving arb-  isb oonsented, on the understanding -that    "  Bropny was bo' leave May his skeleton.   -1  When lie died.   A contract-to this effect       .  was"written by May and solemnly.signed  by Brophy.    Brophy, who could not bo  ind/uced   to  draw  anything  save  girls'  facea and ladies of the ballet, continued  to receive his lessons and hia half-crown '" ,  up, to tho -week of May's departure frcau  Sydney.   The artist parted with his venerable model in the most comical manner.- "You've played me a dirty trick,','   ���>  said May, "hy swindling me out of that  skeleton.    I  could have, bought one, in  sound order and condition) for half tha  money you've cost me."   The" old. fellow,  -   .  conscious of 'lids base ingratitude to his  best and most patient, friend, answered,'  "Don't be angry with me, Mr. May.   It's  not my fault. 1 meanb to keep my word.    -  Stay  in  .Sydney  a few months   longer",  arrd give me another chance to show you  that I am a 'man of honor."  "I  His Quotation.  As a stockbroker ���was getting out of  his cab, a friend, strolling by, accosted  him thus: , '  '  "Say, old man, you are looking awful! 7  off color." "  '  , _ "Yes," replied the other, "I really .begin to think .that I am getting on my  last legs." , ,  "Nonsense," 'said Iris .friend, "you'll  .live to see a hundred yet."  . "Bosh," exclaimed the broker, "do you,  a man of business, really think that  heaven will take me at par wlren it can  get me ait 07 ?"  Advice on Matrimony.  "Do you think you could ever marry  for money?"  "No.    But   I'm  sure   I  could ���(soon  f learn to love a girl who had a million  or  two."���Chicago  Record-Herald.  ��  "I told you  she would dismiss you  if I came in between."  "Yes, she has,  all right,  but you're  a dead one, too."  i    "Why?"  "She told me everything between us  was at an end."���Cincinnati Commercial Tribune.  Willie���Mamma, I  told Aunt Helen  she grew homelier every day.  Mrs. Slinrson���You didn't tell her I  said so, did you?  "I had to, or she would have whip-|  ped me."���Brooklyn Life.  A  professor of  -i   rioted  medical col-j  lege    was    address. ������;    the    graduating:  cliib3.    '-Gentlemen,"  he said, "you arei  going out into the world of action. Yoiij  will likely follow in tome degree the ex-i  ample of those- w-ho have preceded you.-  Among     other   things   you may ma'rrv.'  Let me entreab you to be kind to your."  wives.    Be patient with them.   Do not'  fret under petty domestic trials.   When-*"  one of you asks j-our wife to go driving.J  do not worry if she is not ready at thf^  appointed   time. '    Have a   treatise  on."  rour speciality always with you.   Read-  :t while you wait, and I assure you, gen-[  r'lemen"  ���  and  the  professor's  kindlyi  bmile    seemed    to    show  a  trace    of:  irony���"you  will -be asbonished at  the.'  vast amount of information you will pc-'  quiro in this way." '    -  Mrs. Wiggs. ,  While -her bright sayings have brougl. fc  money and fame to" the author, Mrs.'  Alice Hega-n Rice, as well as to the publishers, tho dramatist, the actors, and.  everybody connected with "Mra. Wigg-".'  as a book or a p'ay, Mre. Mary A. Bass,  the original aige oi the cabbage patch, is  - .. r; . iiki toiinur ooverty m, LouiaJ  ville. Ky.  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT  lumps and blemishes from hons��3,  blood spa,vin, curbs, spliats, ringbone, Rweeney, stifles, sprains, box��  and swollen throat, coughs, etc. Savo  $50 by the use of one bottle,     ffce-  * S*;  5 H  j ranted the   most wondesful  ' curs ever known.  Btemis*  -JiwM-WWWtW-T" BfOrBTWlVt *., NT-7* ��� B. 'C..;     SA'injR'iU.i.',    JN&ri^ajATr;..#, , ���*&*..  \  PICKED UP MERE AND THERE.  ( , '  Church  ol  Ht.i'.liiiid: ��  St. Mui tl..'= (Jhureli, cor. Third nil-'. Traln-  or ��-trcet��\ Suiiduy serviuo-t, iliitliia ut 11 ��.  ni��� Kveii'-oiiK I^U j). m. Celel.i-ution oi llolj  ' Communion, Kt Sunday in cueh montli ��������>'  , <,... SjjL-i-inl OL-en��ioii��. Sunday Suiioul. Sm>-  dn> nt ?. [.. in. Uunimittee Mei-timrs, l.,t  TIiiii-m1i'..v in Hiich muiitli.  Ret. 1'. 1.. Steiiht'uaon, lteetor.  St. Andrew'i Pn-sbytiM-iaii Cliurrli I...1.1  ���wrviei-s in the C-hiiri-li on Si-i-oiid Slit-i.-l.  Skii'i.inir siM v lee tit 11 ev.-i.ii.^ m-i vi.-t> ":Wi  Siinduy Si-liuul til the eh.si. of tin- uiorniru  nervier. Kt-v. 12.Tinkmtttoii, .Minister. Ki-eu  llemliiitf ilooin, tci which nil ui-is wijlcoim-.  .McDonald's Grocery makes a  specialty of fresh eggs and'butter.  Mr. Robert \V. Gibbs was in town  this week from tire White Moose,  oir  Taku   A in..    He reports   Hint  Port Arthur, Feb. 26:^���At about  one o'clock yesterday, morning the  Japanese made a desperate attempt  to block the entrance to the Inner  Harbor and'Dock. .With this object, four merchant'.steamers, accompanied by torpedo vessels, were  sent from two sides toward the  channel. The movement was received by the Reivizan which was  lying in tire channel, ( and which  ,o;.��ened fire immediately. At the  same time the guns on the forts on  the Tiger Peninsula, Golden Hill  and Electric CliiT were turned ou  the erreinv and a furious cannonade  S>  LLi  We   are, still   doing  business at the  the ore is show ing up very satisfacl-.  orily   and be feels confident- that a   ensued,   continuing    until   five   o'  good mine is being opened up.      '   j clock in   the   morning:    Then   the  Fresh Eggs just arrived at E. L. |fire became desultory.    The Japan-  Pillman & Co's.- .' jese *iac' failed to effect their purpose.  "'ut    r. ' ; 1 crn .;���   ^r n.^.  r>��������i   AH foiirsteam-Tsweresuuk."   Thev  Mr. David Hastie, ot the  Grand  ,T  , . .      ,'-..'   r,   t,    ���    -fo 'are lying in the following positions:  Hotel, and Mr. b. Rose,   otbprucci'       J    a , fa'  creek} have gone to Skagway   for .1  short visit.  Old Stand    ���  THE  IRON    STORE. "  And' are to the front with Fre^li Eyqfs  and the. best brands of Butter, backed up  by a full line of Groceries, best brands on the  Market, < - /  OUR   MOTTO:   Fair treatment toall - '    '  -   OUR   AIM:   Once a Customer, always a Customer. ,  THE   BRITISH COLUMBIA POWER  Pete Angle, is in -change -at  the  Grand;"give him a call.'  Large shipment of Fresh canned  One behind Golden Hill; one near  the Retvizau and two between the  entrance of-the channel and the  Lai Thie Shan Peninsula. Two  vessels are still burning, while the  ! Russian Cruiserr. Bayan aud Novik  AND  ���Meats, Chicken and Turkey, also | pursiled the Japanese torpedo, fibt-  Rex Bacon &-Hams. A. T." Co., Ld. : ina.    it.is said Urat one'.'of the  tor-  Mr. Jules Eggert left on Monday  pedo boats was sunk.    ��� t ,  morning for Vancouver and.other gt Pet'ersburgi 26th-:_A tele-  coast cities-, to-select and bring irr a gram from viceroy AIe3aeff to the  new-supply 'of jewellery  etc.    He .Cza, says. ., At & quarl��� past-.three  on the morrrirrg of Feb. 23rd. miiu-  expects to return within a month.  Circulating  Library,   containing"  the best books, at C. R. Bourse's.  - Mr.'A'. B: Cross, president of the  -    A. T. Co., left  Monday orr a   busi-  i^ness tiip%  .Before returning he will  visit  the " "Eastern   manufacturing  centres'to purchase spring and summer supplies.  Latest Magazines, Periodicals  and Circulating Library at K. I,.  Pillman'& Co.  Mr- W. Pollard Grant left on  Thursday for Victoria arrd Vancouver. He expects to'be absent about  a month.  Get your prices for Wall Paper  at E.' L., Pillman & Co's before ordering elsewhere.  No more hydraulic leases are to  be granted in the Yukon Territory,  If you want a good meal go to the  ,   Quick Lunch Rooxm, Mrs Henning  " proprietr.ess.  Messrs. John F.Decks and Frank  Breeze are expected irr daily.  During the winter months the O.  -K. Barber's Shop will only have  Baths ready on Wednesdays and  Saturdays, Price 75 cents.  Mr. and Mrs. Scliulz, are expected  '.o arrive today from the South where  they have'been touring for the past  ���   two months!  -   Slaughter Sale of Dry   Goods  at  E. L. Pillman & Co's.  Whitehorse    Mines.  Messrs. R. D. Fetherstonhaugh  and D. Ross, through the kindness  of Mr. W. M. Brewer, M. Iv., visited the Copper King and Arctic  Chief copper rained, aud were greatly impressed, as well as surprised at  thequalitv aud quantity of the ore  in sight and at Lhe auiouut ofdeve-  lopmeu't work done.  erous Japanese torpeco boats- and  six large steamers loaded -with inflammables, attempted to attack the  battleship Reivizan, The Retvi/.an  was first tg) observe the torpedo  b-..ats and opened-a strong "fire on  them. She was supported by the  land batteries. She destroyed two  steamers near the entrance to the  harbor. They were coming directly towards her. One of them, went  on the rocks and the other sank.  The Retvizau then observed'four  steamers in a sinking condition,  aud eight torpedo boats departing  slowly to rejoin the waiting: Japanese warships. A portion of the  crews of the Japanese vessels was  drowrred. T-he grounded steamer  is still burning. The enemy is observed in the offing of Port Arthur  in two lines. The entrance of the"  harbor is open.    We had no losses."  Nagasaki, Feb. 26th.���The Japanese Government has seized 1,340  000 pounds of mess beef which was  shipped from San Francisco on the  steamer Korea Feb. 2nd', and which  was consigned to the Russian Government at Vladivostpck. It is  thought that the Japanese Government will purchase the beef.  New York, 26th.���A despatch  from Washington to the Herald  says of the Japanese treaty with  Korea:���There is much anxiety to  see how Russia's ally, France, will  accept this oriental alliance against  Russia. Korea is not a strong power, but it is pointed out that her assistance to Japan may easily assume  substantial proportions. The Japanese are expected to undertake the  control of the Korean army, which  can easily be recruited up to a  strength of 30,000 men. Officered  by Japanese this force might be sufficient menace to Russia to cause  France to protest that the principle  'MANUFACTURING. Co.,  Limited.  ELECTRIC    LIGHT    KATES: ��� Installation,   ��3:50 pu-'li^kr.  16 Gsttdlo Power Incandesce ml $3zOG per estorsti? pun Uqiii,.  iS ,,< ��������� ��� $1:��Q ���  Cheaper, Better, Safer, Cleanlier, '&. I-Iealti-iikr Than" Oil.  Modern Steam Laundhy in CoNNJscTroN���Wash Bundles Collectl.d  &   DaivivtrtEi..  Better Work and Cheaper Rates than any  Possible by Hand Labor.  *!��� Tc  ^JC? J.   A  -. ������  .& -  ATLIN   &   DISCOVERY.  ^->< .".".-'���-���   "'  Shelf and  Heavy   Hardware.-,  Giant   Powder   Fuse   and   Gaps.  Tin and Granite Warer-Miners 61 Blacksmith's Supplies.���Doors and Windows.  One. Price   to  ROYAL   HOTEL.  DISCOVERY,   B.   C.  -    .��� o       ���  CHOICEST-WINES LIQUORS & CIGARS.  ALEXANDER -SLAIN,   Proprietor.  '        , - \      ��� 4  of confining the struggle to tbe'two  powers,'.Russia and Japan, will be  violated. The note, which- Mr.  Hay serrt to the powers indicating  the purpose of uniting for thc preservation of China's neutrality, was  to prevent .more powers being involved. .        '  The Rise and Fall.  The lowest and highest temperatures recorded  for the week ending  26th. inst,   areas follows:  Feb. 20        18 below 3 below  10  12  9  3 above  6  8  . NOTICE.  20  18 below  21  21  22  3i  23  30  24  12  25  13  26  19  HOCKEY   MATCH   TODAY,  at 2 p.m.  Married v Single.  Re Atlirr Mining Co., Ltd.  To all whom it ma*; concern:  NOTICE is hereby giveu that C.  M. Hamsliaw lias been appointed  10 take charge of .-all property and"  assets\of the above mentioned company- '  .  All parties having , accounts 01  claims of any" kind whatsoever  agair.st the s.n'd Company are hereby requested 10 send statement of  name immediately lo said C. M.  Hamshaw,  Atlin, B. C.  '1 his'notice to take effect as from  the 6th. day of February,   1904.  Dated this 12th. day ot February fgo4.  . For The Atlin Mining Co. Ltd.  S. G. Bruff, Secretary.   -  Latest Periodicals and Magazine*  at C. R. Bourne's.  CSi~*^.^~*IZ.wVK..,Vir,\.~iTIfiCmll'KlSl->r -t^Jl.   -v_ -

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