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 9  *V��   t>^*tlj       If*. I _^f J  VOL.   9.  ATLIN,  B. C,   SATURDAY.    JULY,    25    190;  NO. 210.  Manitoba' Sustains   Conservative   Government by a Large  "  '    .   , '.      ' Majority. ,     '  Harrison  River Saw Mills Destroyed   by  Fire ��� Canadians Win  Tv/o  . .'   ,  Cups   at   Bisley ��� Valdez Kallroad 'Contract ,Let ��� Mr. P.  ",  M. "Arthur   Dies  ' Suddonly.   at    Winnipeg-.   -���   Provincial  , ' * <      ' ; '  .Elections' on * October   31st.       ' ���   .'.���"''' '  THE POPE DEAD.  Pontiff   .Dies    at, -Rome   in  His 94 Year.  A Life'of Uninterrupted   Work is  > - 1  ' Terminated ��� Last     Words  Point to Cardinal Oreglia as  His Probable Successor.  Rome, July 20.���Leo xn:, the  257th pontiff of the Roman Catholic  Church, passed away , at 4 o'clock  this afternoon. '    '       *   ' '.  Pope^Leoxin was born at'Car-  pineto, near Anagni, Italy <��� on  March" 2, 1S10." He was ^chosen  pope to "succeed Pius .i,.-:, Fpbruaiy-  20,   187S. ,, -   -r    ���"  His last jvords were addressed to  Cardinal Oreglia,' and are significant: ^ , -si  ' 'To your^ eminence, who will so  soon seize thev reins of rupreme  power, I confide the church in  these difficult tinies."  Manitoba Election.  Vancouver, July 23.���The 'Rob-  lin government has been sustained  in Manitoba; the Conservatives  carried thirty seats out ' of forty  with two elections to be held.  Big Fire.  Vancouver, July 20.���The Har-  tisou River Saw Mills, ��� Harrison  River, B. C. were destroyed by fire  today, loss estimated at $125,000.  Insurance $30,000.  The Bisley Shoot.  Vancouver, July 23.���Canadians  win two Cups at Bisley, McGregor  won the Queens Cup. The Canadian Team won the Rajah of Kal-  apore Cnp.  Valdez Railroad.  New York:���The Valdez Copper  River railway is to be built at once.  Contracts for construction have  been let. James P. McDonald and'  John Hays Hammond secured the  contiact who have had $1000,006  placed to their credit.. John "Hays  Hammond is the greatest engineer  in'the world and is  well known in  1 t f *;  S. Africa. James P. McDonald  has built ruilroads in the United  States of ColumbA and in Central  America. " -   "      *-     >    ���  Stockholders, of the ' B.' A. D.  Col toVisit our Ca/np.  Tlie Organizer^  General   Election.  ��� The Gazette announces the date  of nominations for the provincial  elections on October 31.  Sudden Deatfy  . Mr. P. M. Arthur, Grand Engineer of the Brotherhood 'of Locomotive Engineers, dropped4 dead "at  midnight, while speaking at a  banquet at Winnipeg. Mr. Arthur  had just risen to respond to a toast,  saying, "It'may. be my parting  words lo many of you" when be  fell backwards and expired in a few  minutes.  Preventing ��� Chinese     Mine  Labor.  It is slated that the Provincial  Government will forthwith enforce  against the,, Chinese colliers at  Couiox, the provisions of the Act  preventing their employment underground, as being dangerous to the  other workers. This will exclude  from the industry about 500 Chinese.  Their places will in all probability,  be largely taken by Japanese, who  are already working as colliers in  considerable numbers'.  Imperial Parliament  During' the discussion of the  Aimy Estimates in the House of  Commons, the War Secretary, Mr.  Brodrick, said that the War Office  had decided to keep a force of 52,-  000 men permanently in South  Africa, when reinforcements could  be readily despatched to India, in  the event of an attack ou the frontier. Mr. Brodrick added that the  preparations for such a contingency  were a timely step. and. estimated  that the extra cost of keeping this  emergency force in South Africa  would be $7,500,000  yearly.  of; the British  Ameiican Diedging Company are  getting up excursions" and have  mailed a printed card tO''all their  stockholder, and in it they say:'  "Theieis probably no more beautiful trip in the 'world, than'the  journey to British CoKimbia and  Alaska. A number of stockholder  are making the trip this year, with  the intention of visiting th'e property '. and dredge of the ' British-  American Dredging Company, at  Atlin, B. C. The, .entiie trip, including everything can be made  for about $500, with the opportunity of .getting some of the-finest  moose, bear and caribou hunting,  together with the' best fishing in  the world. Several parties are being formed for July and August  and if.you desire to make the, trip  we'are at your service to give, you  any information in. our power, and  if possible to list you with some  of, the parties, already forming-  The "first. party, leaves* July* 6th.  under^ the auspices > of our Mr.  Warnick; of Benj. C. Warnick. &  Company."  *Good for the B. A. D. Co.;' here  they show their confidence in their  own enterprise and are not afraid  to have all or any of their shareholders see aud't'est their properties.  A few' more such enterprising  concerns would do much to advertise our realy wondeiful countoy.  and start  immediately foi   the nftw-  gold fields. . ��� 1 '*    -  The new fields are situated ow  the tributaries of the Alsek livei,  twenty miles from Champagne's  landing and thirty miles above, the  strike on Mush Creek  / Excitement at Whitehorse is  very high, hoises are-selling for  fabulous prices and hundreds aie  starling with outfits on foot aud<by  steamer' "Clossett," Ihe ' steamer  willgei within so^miles of the strike!.  Dawson', Charlie ' and .Skbokunr  Jim returned with ten men -whom  they,.grub^staked; before(leaving  Charlie offered' Weisdepp and Mo-,.  Millan'-jSTo'oo xa peice for all their  claims. '    '        -   A     * , . ���   ,  WORK PROGRESSES,  Spruce and Pine'Creeks  Active.  '-  Flumes    and<,Ditehes  'Builr,   and.  Under    Construction.1-���GooijL.  . * Results Every^vljere,  RICH DISCOVERY.  New-Strike Near Lake Arkell  Reported to be Fabulously Rich  Dawson Charlie Starts a Big stampede White Pass Men Quit  Work to Join the Rush.  The new discovery made by  Dawson Charlie has caused a lively  stampede all along the line from  Skagway to Whitehorse, and men  are quitting work to join in the  rush. Messrs.-Weisdepp and McMillan, two xesidents of Whitehorse, who got a tip from an Indian  who was working for Dawson  Charlie, 'started when Dawson  Charlie left to return, and were on  Discovery a day ahead of Dawson  Charlie; they staked ou Ruby and  B'ourth of July creeks and report  having got 15 cents t'o the pan in  surface dirt, never having reached  bed rock. Being out of grub they  returned to   Whitehorse.  Dawson Charlie has struck some  rich ground and has sent messages  to his friends  to  take out  licences  Our Ed-tor visited Spruce and  -Pine Creeks this week, and actually  surprised himself at the amount'of-  -work being doue*thh-*scason.���On  \ 1       <  Spruce Creek, miles of'ditches  are '  under construction  for the use .of *  the   Consolidated-   Spruce    Creek'  Placers Limited.    ",  ���   Results   all    along   Spruce    are   '  eminently satisfactory and a   large  amount of gold is being recovered,  ,ON   PINE:���The   Pine   Creek  Power Co. Limited are doing active  v  and  minerlike   work,   .they   have'  probably    the   best   installed and  equipped plaut   in the camp.    The-  installation of three six ton hydraulic derricks, under the supervision  of Mr. Loveridge,   are responsible  for the  great   success   which   the  operations are now meeting.    The  Company own some 600acres, have,  flumes aud ditches 6}i   miles   long:  and nearly 2  miles of steel pipe,  they are using six monitors.    It is .  the intention of the  Company  to,  open up another pit above Discovery  at an early date. , We  understand  that the values  in   the Sabin  pit_  continue to   keep  up  the avarage-  and it is certain that the final cleanup of the  season  will  more" than  double that of last year  A Pointer  To purify ��� large quantities of  water in case a filter is not obtainable it is a good plan to use alum*  for this will cause all impurities to  sink to the bottom, when the clear  water at the top may be poured off  and will be fit for use. One table-  spoonful of alum will be required  for four (.gallons of water. It m,-ust.  bestirred in thoroughly and Ihm  allowt.fl to setilc    -  > v-.';*''  ��� ���? &  . I  .,'        VI',  A-iV. -  i ���"  ;s ������*"*  - .l 1 -. '  '   ���, t,  . '.i"V  'vf  -        ,'-H-tf  ��� ,-Ct'>7':  V' *  '  "v!i  !       1       ,    V  U  I,  i  ,J l*rJ-" -VJ- tlvL-T-jLi.      -l_   J   A*-VX(^   af^r.k^lr  *iprtih*JirtUMn*Miv��M^I��Jl"fUi I  Si  , '3  v.  A"  ��  <3>  '     '     ���������'-til  U  I THE CRY POR JESUS.  Harry Moore Lovrry,  Pasfcor' Baptist Ohurch ef ihe HedeesooB,  New York City. '  Ste.  would  aeo Jesus.���John,  xli.,  Th�� East came to t the < cradle of  Christ, the West came to His cross.  ffTie Magi and the Greeks represent  lhat enlightened religious instinct  ���rhicti, dissatisfied with that which cannot feed the soul, is able to rise above  previous education and prejudice and  ��eek the gratification of its deepest  , Beech a��d its highest aspirations wherever that gratification may be found.  These who thus came to Christ stood  ���w that large number of Greeks, so  Ircqneatiy alluded to, who, perceiving  "the vaaity of popular religion, turned  ��� to ����� me thing more satisfying, and  found ki the synagogue service of the  Jews something which appealed to the  MraTingB of that instinct for God which  fell mu possess. Attaching themselves  wort -or less to Judaism, without sub-  mitting to the religious rites necessary  lo give them full standing, they came  to Jerusalem to worship the God in  whom they had come to believe. Here  ���hey pot themselves in communication with one of the disciples of Jesus  nd request aa interview with the man  nrfeo faos created so great a stir in the  popular mind.  '. Their action may well be regarded  by m M suggesting the cry of an en-  Qghteaed religious instinct for the persona] Christ.  Here curiosity may prompt such a  Vy.,  Now, M thea, Jesus Christ is the  fwobleas oi the ages. He is a personality tttat must be explained; a force  tliat smbc be accounted for. This  ���aaa, whom millions love and no one  tiates, thrusts Himself before us in such  a way that life is entirely changed for  Ms alter we meet Him. "By what authority doest thou these things r" is  a queVtloa we iwait have answered for  tlie aahe oi' oar own peace of mind."  "What that I 4m with Jesus 1" is the  tnqnif-e mi a seui who is confronted  by this perplexing personality, this  Masterful man. The age of inquiry in  which we Hve finds its curiosity baffled  Iry tbb teacher, whose character defies  lunaa analysis, whose truth transcends  ���amaa philosophies and whose influence m more living, more personal,  Store powerful in each succeeding age.  Safer to know what God would have  an do and be, we' turn front all else  to Jtaut, in the hope that at last wc  iaan find an authority upon which we  aan rest  Appreciation may lead us to Him.  ���eyond mere curiosity a soul has come  #o know enough of Jesus to make him  feel that life offers nothing.better than  ���ae study of this character and life.  ���Moral beauties disclose themselves in  ouch a way as to charm us. We.are  fascinated by His graciousness, sub-  '��pc4 by. HU tenderness, moved- by His  lovo. Wa cease to wonder why it is  that those who reject Him vie with  Bbose who accept Him in laying their  tribute of admiration at His feet, and  can understand how it is that even an  feafidel can find the life of Jesus his  highest theme and greatest satisfaction.  The motive which draws us to Jesus  B&ay be even deeper than these. There  nay be a strong personal desire on our  part for Jesus, because He has wooed  and won us. "VJ/e hold Him not at  arms' length; we look not at Him in  the spirit of inquiring criticism; we  feeat Him not as something outside  ml ourselves, but as dearer to us than  ��11 the world; we desire to take Him  lto our very lives, to reign there king  ��f love and life.  In any and every case that which  (his religious instinct cries for is a per-  lonality. When the church, by those  ��ade methods which it once used, tried  Jo convert the world to Christianity, it  brought into its fold a mass of barbarous and unspirilu.il votaries, which  left its impress on church life for a  thousand years. If the church Christianized paganism, paganism in turn  paganized Christianity, As a result, the  personality of Christ was largely lost.  It is the glory of the present lime that  Ihe church is swinging back more and .  more to the personal Christ. As the din j  of religious strife subsides there is pre- |  rented in new beauty and power this '  *ess Son of Man. The weary, the sad,  the forsaken are crying to-day as never  before, "Sir, we would see Jesus.'  Got the Dowry.  The successful applicant this year for  the Bute marriage dowry, says The Lon-  lon Dally-Mall���Miss Sarah Amelia Roberta���was yesterday, after her marriage  lo a coachbuilder's assistant named  Johnson, presented by the Mayor of Car-  liK iwith a check for ��30 14s. This represents the Interest on ��1.000 Invested by the  Marquis of Bute for the purpose of providing; an annual gift to some poor, de-  Jervlnp girl  to assist,her  In  furnishing  Uomo.    The  Mayoress  also  presented  KSrtUuIly  bound  Bible to  the  brida.  owearsh company, the pian being to construct a line between the fjord of Ofoten,  on tne Atlantic side of'Norway, and tho  Town of iAilea, on the Gulf'of Bothnia.  Because of lack of financial support, however, the enterprise was abandoned, but  finally tho Norwegian Parliament, in 1S98,  provided the necessary funds and now tho  road is completed Irom one sea to the  other. The terminus on the Atlantic ocean  is found at Narvik. The second portion  of the line, 'that which goes from Gelll-  vare to Lulea and to the Gulf of Bothnia, is less interesting-, but the freight  carried in this duccllou reaches the respectable figure of S00.OOO tons per annum.  Jt is 'estimated that the mineral beds  which are tapped by this railroad, and  which lie in the region about Gellivare,'  contain more than'250,000,000 tons of minerals. , ���   ,  For the,Farmer.  Keeping cream after being separated  from the milk works mischief every  time. The sooner cream can, be  'carried through the necessary changes  after being taken from the milk the  better will be the butter made from  it    - , i  A Fast Electric Road.  One frequently reads about trains going  at tho rate of one hundred miles an  hour, but few persons have ever ridden  at the rate of over seventy-five er eighty  mllea, says Harper's Weekly. On' a  little railroad extending from the suburb* of Berlin to the Town ef Zossen,  an eleotrlc oar has been travelling an  fast as 110 miles an hour, breaking the  record for speed on the highways of steel.  It is what we call a trolley car, but  the trolley system is 'installed on a very  elaborate scale, and the motive power  which eperates the car is simply enormous. >  Tho railroad In question is only about  sixteen miles in length, and was built  by tho Prussian Government for military  purposes. Several months ago it was  turned over to an association of electrical engineers and other experts for the,  purpose of ascertaining what speed could  be developed by the electric current. At  the works of the Siemens & Halako Company of Berlin a car was constructed  especially for the purpose, and when completed with the necessary machinery  weighed nearly ono hundred tons. Tho  body ef the car is similar to many of  inose in uso on railroads in this country,  with a vestibule at each end. And the  roof and sides tapering in order to offer  as little resistance to tho air, when going along at a high rate of speed, as  possible. Tho car Is divided into threo  compartments, with" seats extending  transversely, while tho motorm.in is separated from tho passengers by a glass  partition. "What engineers call the three-  phase system of electricity is utilized for  running tho car and the> two, trailers  which it has been hauling during the experiments. Instead of the current being  conveyed by one or two wires to the  motor, It passes over a series of four,  three of which are carried along tho side  of the railroad upon posts. These are  known as high tension, and are capable  of supporting a current of no less than  12,000 volts, owing to the system of conduction and insulation. The current  passes through the trolley bar, which, as  will be noted, is a very elaborate affair,  and thence through transformers to the  motor. The motors are bolted upon tho  axieS'Of the trucks beneath the car, each  motor being large enough to run an ordinary factory, as It can generate fully  250 horsepower under ordinary conditions. Although these ponderous pieces  of machinery weigh no less than four and  a half' tons each, they move at the  rate of 900 revolutions to a minute when  a car is at full speed. It would be Impossible to stop and start the car with  the controller which the motorman uses  on the ordinary trolley system, so special  apparatus had to be provided for this  purpose. Tho electric switches and transformers are moved by compressed air,  which really does the duty of the motor-  man.  The Defendant Won.  Judge Siebecker of Wisconsin has displayed Solomon-like wisdom In some of  his decisions. Two men appeared before  him. One was a butcher, who claimed  that the defendant owed him $10 for a  meat bill. The defendant, a strikingly  thin and gaunt figure,, denied the bill.  Statements and counter-stirtements followed each othor with great rapidity.  The lie was passed, but the constable intervened.  "When was this meat purohased which .  you aeld the defendant?" asked the Judge.  "During; the past four weeks, your  Honor." declered the butcher. , {  "Then I decide this cuae in favor of the  defendant," remarked the Judge, dellber-'  ately. as he scrutinized the emaciated ,  figure before him. "His appearanc Indl-.  catea that he haa not eaten $10 worth off  meat In hi* lifetime."  How He Learned to Count.  Had Lots of Time.  The following anecdote Is told of Joaquin Miller, (the reports of whose death  published lately were promptly denied) the poet, who had a funeral pyre  and monument built after his own designs:���  Years ago he was Journeying on foot,  and was overtaken by an honest countryman, who took him up on his loaded  waggon and gave him a long ride. Tired,  Joaquin Miller's funeral pyre and monument at Oakland, Cal., built after his  own design.  at length, of conversation, the poet look  a noyel from his pocket and pored over  it long and silently.  "What aro you reading?" said ' Iho  countryman.  "A novel of Bret Ilarte's," said Mr.  Miller.  "Well, now, I don't see how an immortal being wants to bo wasting his  time with such stuff."  "Are you quite sure?" asked the poet.  "Are you quite suro that I am an immortal   bolngV"  "Of com tic you aro."  "If that Is so," responded *MllIc>r, "I  don't see why I need be economical of  my  timo."  The nctumpiinylng sketch of the pyre  and riioriiimcnt���lt is to servo hoili purposes���was    taken     from    a    California  The, New Tork Sun ha�� the'following:���Tho expert accountant eald, aa he  carefully ehuffled'the'cards: "If it ha*  not been for-a frazzled old pack of cheap  playing cards which I kept, elaborately  hidden in the' bottom drawer of tho  walnut washstund ln^ my little room ia  my boyhood days on tho farm, my services would not now bo in such demand  by confused financiers. Tho old-tima  prejudice against the devil's pioture book  was strong in my family, but I held on .  to that pack with grim determination, I  and many is tho candle I havo seen sink  in tallow drips as I dealt out tlie fifty-  two pasteboards into one uneven pile, I  time after timo. But I was not playing ,  a game; I was not even wasting time.'j  I was learning to add. You noed not .  look surprised. Te me the whole thing '  seemed, and even now seems, very sim- ,  pie. I wonder "that more people have J  not taken it up, but I appear to hava j  been the only person among my acquaMit- j  ances who has ever used playing aarda ,  for arithmetical purposes. To-day my .  eldest boy, a youngster of 12, puzzles his j  way through tho some system that made ,  a threatening column of figures seem like  a twe-part sum to me. It is very simple,  as I have said. There are fifty-two cards  in every pack, and they are numbered ���  from one to ton in spots, and from eleven  to thirteen in face cards. I give the three  face cards the remaining value above ten;  that is, the jack is eleven, the queen .  twelve and the king thirteen. Now, the  constant sum of the thirteen cards of each  suit Is 91. It can be no more or no less,  no matter in what sequence the cards are  dealt out. The constant sum of four '  suits, therefore, must be just four times j  91, or 3G4. Now, with this to start on, I I  evolved my own peculiar system of sight  counting. The practice of a fortnight ���  made me so expert at it in -comparison  with the other pupils in the:school to  which I was sent that I achieved a reputation for quickness at figures. On ex- j  hibitlon days the teacher would invar- I  iably trot me out, and havo me go  through my addition paces until I became  ^one of the curiosity's of the villaee ac- ;  ademy. But to return to the system. I  do not know what started me off on the .  idea, but this is what I did: First ar- ;  ranging tho pack in regular order of suits. !  and all the cards of each suit in regular  sequence from ace up, I started in to add  them as they fell. If the sum of the  thirteen made 91 I knew that no mistake  had been made. If the total was something else I started all over again and  worked at it until it came right. Thi3  formal preparation completed, I took the  whole pack, sequence by sequence, until  I was able to*reach the correct total of  3G4 without error. Then I shuffled each  suit and went at adding the cards as they  fell in unexpected and disordered sequence  until I perfected myself in that advanced  branch. Then came the hardest test, that  of adding the fifty-two cards, all shuffled  together as.this pack is. I had many a  bad half hour at that, but at last I was  so trained that I could deal the shuffled  cards off as rapidly as my hands could  fly, and get through to the total of 384  without a blunder. I spent nearly nine  months perfecting myself In that system  of mine, and never a word did I say to  anybody about it. If my old teacher  Is living yet I would like to toll her how  I came to be so quick at the figures. After leaving school I went to work in a  bank and there I found that my training  with the cards stood mo in good stead,  for  with   a   littlo   practice   a   formidable  Great care is exercised in producing  the famous ��� Cotentin butter of Nor  mandy, which sells in Paris at $1.25 per  pound. The'cows are brushed and kept  Very clean, the udders washed' and  dried,"and, the attendants and milkers  keep   themselves  clean.    The ,milk  is  ^doubly strained, and the churning is  conducted on the best principles.     No  ' odors are allowed to come in contact  with the milk at any time, and even the  food and water of the cows are carefully" inspected. ,  The food animals consume modifies  the character of their flesh. Turnips  yield a peculiar flavor to mutton. The  flavor of mutton from sheep that have  lived upon the. highlands is different  from that of sheep which have obtained their food chiefly from the lowlands.'  The garlic of the meadows and some  fragrant herbs modify the flavor of the  meat Oily food tends to make the  fat soft. Hens partly fed on scraps of  decayed meat yield eggs that are at  once unpleasant to the taste and unhealthy. Feeding the animals for human food is then of great importance  and demands ��� experience. It is noi  enough that,food makes fat���if should  also impart an agreeable flavor.  A Woman of Forty-five  is young and loveable nowadays,  but sho ��3 at the threshold o��  tho  itime of rheumatism, lumbago and  'neuralgia.  fJ <g)        SHE SHOULD KNOW  f that there is one sure and true and  s eedy euro for them, giving relief  al no��t tha instant the first spoonful  is laken, and driving out the last of  tho disea��o in one to three days.  art*.1,  Mottled Butter.  Thousands of dollars are lost annually by butter being mottled. This  defect is caused by an uneven distribution of salt. Take three lots of butter from the same churning, -even  where no artificial coloring has been  added, salt one lot at the rate of one-  half ounce, the second at one .ounce,  and the third lot at one and a half  ounces, and the color will be so strikingly high in the last lot that it could  not be mixed with the other lots without showing streaks. ' '  . This is no doubt due to the fact  that salt has an affinity for water. The  tendency is" for them to run together  and form a solution. When salt is  . used the water collects in larger beads,  thus giving the butter a darker, shade  ef color., Wherever you - find light  streaks in butter, you will invariably  find.no salt. Therefore, the first consideration in salting butter is to get  good salt'that will dissolve readily. The  (butter should not be drained very dry.  It is better to use a little more salt if  it is inclined to wash off some.  Salt should always be put' on the  butter in the churn, and the churn revolved a-few times.to thoroughly. incorporate the salt and -butter before  putting the rollers in gear, thus retaining as much moisture as possible.  'Allow, the butter to stand from fifteen to twenty minutes before working, and then work it until it becomes  waxy in appearance and the salt ceases  to be, gritty. If these precautions' are  observed there will be no danger of  mottles.���C. C. Lyon, in American Cultivator.  Skim Milk for Pigs.  I wish to call the attention of dairy  farmers to the high value of skim  milk for furnishing bone material for  the growing pig. One hundred pounds  of milk contain seven-eighths of a  pound of bone material. Nature* intended milk for the young calf; that  is, the cow's milk is for the purpose  of nourishing a calf; now, if you feed  that to the pig there is the material in  that milk which is intended to build  up the bone of the calf, and it will build  up the bone of the pig. When we  use corn^ we use a material that is weak  and lacking in bone material; the exclusive feeding of corn gives us pigs  that have weak bones. The supplementing of corn with skim milk gives  'The,  Great  South  '  American  Rhau-  imatio  I Cure  doe* It.  Kiss M. C. Kennedy, Toronto,  writes:  "Before taking Sovth AeMricen  RbeuaiatlcCufe, 1 was unable to pat  my feet on the floor end could not  'obtain relief from the doctor who  attended me. Shortly after taking  ��� it I rccovcred'completoly.   ,  TH8 dKEAT SOUTH AMERICAN  KIDNEY CURB  ���a invaluable to women especially.  Kelievea pain in urinary organs an  tix howl, and effects a cure, a per-  mensotenra, very, quickly. It,  "My ��erforaamc�� of 'Hamlet'TSd ta  a treat deal of talk," said Mr. Btorox-  tngton Barnes.  "Yea," answered Miss Cayeaae; "D  am Informed that 'Hamlet is one of the  longest parta known to the drama."  "He's been talking golf so much late.  ty he eeems to be actually going crazy."  1 "Gracious! Then what nus-t lie tbtf  comditlon of the people he's been talk*  (Be tol"���Philadelphia Press.  WEALTH FOR  YOU BECAUSE  HEALTH FOR  YOU.  Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal  Powder  Only 50 cents for bottle and tube,,  and is worth���as much as your B6��'  ' is worth. 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Apropos ot dogs and motor cars, a good  story is told by The Paily Telegraph :���  A driver had tho mli'-ortune to run over  .1 fine fox-terrier, and, jit once pulling up,  ho wont back, expressed his regret at the  ... nerWf-  n^rQi-imliiv     T-T<.   -mrl    T-T<�� ' paper some  time ago.    It is dpscrlbcil ns  one periect personality,    lit, <mcl    lie    foDouai-it Ima already imcn built under  ���lone, meets the want and answers the'  ery of the present day man. It is an  ���ge of individualism. -The needs of  man are paramount. As the monarch  baa gone down, man has gone up. Hun-sanity waats a Christ who deals with  individual mert.and who addresses Him-  ��e# to individual wants. In the mo-  - aient.of. sorrow we feel for.thehand of  tbc Comforter; in the hour of lone-  ftness we seek our Companion; in the  day of trouble we want the .counsel'of  mar Friend. There is no one in all  BBStory who satisfies us so fully as  J��mj8 of Nazareth, who,'as "Man of  Borrows" and "Friend of Sinners,"  touches human hearts to cure, toiCom-  lort, to cleanse.  Systematic theology is as necessary.  'M.the bones of a man,but those bones  must be covered with warm flesh if we  b*t to have a friend. Delight in the  ttooy of Christian anatomy must not  Ajffl* of our living friend, the match- j  :il-> own Mipcrvisiorr. i'i:d lioin Ills own  (loMigiii, lii a loninntlc spot on the top  of j. lv>rven-l-l��-i.--d hill b.ick ol" tho  poet's Im n> in O.tklnnd. whore big h-cei  thrust ilionrsclvc-s up into Iho ulr and  liuijo l-nulders dot iho ground. Upon  o*ii> r.t tlicso Is ciuvud In big leiu-is,  "To tlie Unknown." the poet's greeting  *������> Lhe future which his eyes c.ninot  1 ie.-co. Tho pyro Ithelf is sriu.ire, solidly  built of 620 rough blocks of htono. Throe  steps lead up to it. It is ton feet s<|ii;u-o  and eight feet high, so that from tho  top Btep a man can look over and seo  In its top  only a shallow depression.  Here tho poot his directed that his  body be cremated, and the ashes scattered to the winds.  'The Farthest North.  Last November thero was opened up to  travel a railroad which crosses the northern part of Norway and Sweden, In a region which up to the present has jiovor  been invaded by railroad commerce. This  railroad, according to Liv Nature of Paris,  la unique in. that lt is farthor north than  any in existence at the present time. In  June,. 188>,   the  concession'  was  given   a  "That'll what  ooourrence  to  tho apparent  owner, and  gave hlra a eoverelgn.  Then he drove off, while the man observed :���"That's what I call a real gen-.  Ueman.   I wonder whoso dog that was?"  The  London   St*r  reprints   the   story,  with  the accompanying  lliuatratioa.  strong in bone-building material, and  the farmer should not forget that fact.  You who complain of too fine bone  bear in mind what has been said here.  When you come to the fattening process you do not need that bone-making material so much, and you don't  get its value to yourself so much as  with the younger pigs. Aim, then, to  use skim milk for your growing pigs;  but you must be careful not to use too  much. From one to three pounds of  skim milk with each pound of cornmcal  is about .the right proportion. If you  use eight or nine pounds of milk to  each pound of cornmcal, you don't get  the top of the value from your skim  milk.  There is one man in this_ country  who has done worKis for the live stock  interest, and that is H. B. Gurler of  De Kalb, III. About eighteen years  ago he conducted some pig feeding experiments, and he deduced a rule which  farmers would do well to remember.  He says that for the feeders of hogs  skim milk is worth half as much a hundred pounds as corn sells for a bushel;  if corn is worth 30 cents a bushel, then  the skim milk is worth IS cents a hundred pounds for fattening purposes.. A  former speaker was right in saying  that whey is worth about half as much  as skim milk.���Professor Henry, in  Dairy; World.   '  Th�� clam waa karlnfi lessons In naifr  nral history, and the teacher asked:  "Now, Is there any boy hero nan tell  ve what a zebra Is?"  Tommy���Jes, rnlr, 1 can.  T'eaehcir���Wtill, Tommy, what Is ���  c��br&?  Tommy���Fleasv, sir, a zebra la fl  ftnltcy with a football suit col  "Willie, did you ask your papa to tell  you why th�� world moves, as I told yoal  to?" asked the teacher.  "���Xjes-m."  -"WijatdlrlheBay?"  "He says ho s'poses It does It to aYoI<8  Hayin' rent"���Indianapolis Sun. _  When you are sick your heart la-  faint.  If it were pumping good blood-  through your system, you could not  be sick in any part.  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There was a fresh murmur, and without daring to look straightforwardly at  0 him, all the crowd in the little cottage  room felt that their attention, though  not their eyes, was riveted on Astiey,  '���who at once came forward a step fiom  the mantelpiece against which ho had  been leaning.  "Speak t* truth, lad," said the miner  'iwarningly.'  "He's probably speaking the truth  now," said Astiey quietly. "For it's a  fact that I came 'back to The Ilaigh this;  evening from the town, and passed  through the plantation an hour or so  , mgo." ,  Again there was a slight sensation  observable, to the keen eyes of Norma at  least, among the people present. They  felt thcro was a fascinating mystery  somewhere.  ^ "So you got up in 'he tree for fear of  being discovered by -Sir Astiey on the  lookout for his nibbits?" said Dr.  Wharles..  The Ltd began to stammer and to  tremble. , i  "I didn't* do no harm," ho said in his  rough voice. "There's others gets into t'  wood besides me."  Tho doctor instantly changed Ins tone  to one of good-humored kindness.   ,  "Oh, Sir Astiey won't bo hard upon  you this once in a way for trespassing.  As you say, you're not the only offender."  The doctor had scarcely finished speaking when the people began to mako way  -for the haronct, who appeared suddenly  desirous of taking a more prominent  yart in the proceedings than he had  -done. As he came forward, the miner  who was on one aide of Ned <jave way at  once: the doctor, however, did not.  "Don't 'be flurried, my boy," said Dr.  , Wharles in his cheery tones, "you know  ' what you* saw, or what you didn't, scp,  and what you heard or didn't hear. Don't  3et anyone flurry'you." ���      '    ,  "Be good enough not to prompt the  boy, Dr. Wharles," said Astiey sharply.  All present held-their breath. News of  the' scene between these two men had  spread like wildfire through the neighborhood, and m.inv,,md wild were the  conjectures afloat as to the cause of .the  quarrel. The doctor's usually handsome  lace still bora eloquent witness to the  (result of it.  "Nothing ,was further from <��� my  thoughts, I assure you, Sir Asbley," said  Dr. Wharles, with a bland and slightly  martyr-like air conducive to a feeling of  from  being  bullied,  with  any  impropei  ��� motive, Sir Astiey!" askoa he with hre  "I only mean," said Astiey, as calmly  as before, "that we've not heard all the  truth yet, but���that we shall probably  be able to get at it by and by."  There was an uneasy feeling growing  in the'group, that resolved itself into an  instinctive withdrawal of the better sort  among them towards the door. Something in the faces and in the manner of  tho two men who t wore meeting each  other'bo fiercely eye to eye, Beomed to  imply that there was more than a mere  discuMdon of an exciting affair between  them, that there was something intimate, something personal in the matter!  onat called upon casual spectators to be  modest. ' '  Before, however, this feeling had resolved itself into definite action on the  part of the bystanders, AsLley, without  another word to the boy, turned his  back on the doctor, and advancing to the  corner where - Norma was standing,  shrinking, nervous, trembling, foe took  her hand in his arm, and saying gently:  "Come,'dear," led her out of the cottage,  with a courteous acknowledgment, as lie  went, of the salutations of his tenants  and humble neighbors. v  t '  Once in the road outside, Norma was  able to speak freely. As she and Astiey  crossed the road together, and walked  along slowly under the shadow of the  black wall, she whispered:  "Astiey, you -were right. The boy  didn't tell all the truth about what he  saw."      ' *��� r  . "I was sure of that."  "He told me, as soon as he came down  from the tree, that the murderer lifted  the body up and threw it down again."  "What!"  , ��<Sh���sh! I don't think you'd better  go back," said she quickly, as Astiey  stopped and turned. "You'll get nothing  from him now. Let Mr. Capper know.  There'll be an inquest, won't theier"  "Yes, of course."  ��� "Perhaps  the  truth  will  come   out  'then."  "The truth. What is the truth t" said  Astiey, his voice sinking till it was as  low as hers. , ,       >  But that was a question she was not  prepared to answer. They looked at  each other furtively in the weak light of  the one lamp, and they saw the same  fear injeach other's' eyes. >  *lt,'was Norma "who spoke first.  "Let's go out into the fields," sho said,  "where we can be quite sure no one can  hear us. Just for a minute. I want to  say something Jx> you." r  So they went back, and re-crossed the  lane, and went over the stile into  the  sympathy on his behalf against his late   open ground, where Norma felt safe from  assailant.     "But   the   poor   little   chap   being overheard  seems nervous, and whatever violence  you may think proper to use in your  , dealings with grown men, I insist upon*  your more gentle treatment of the boy."  -Astiey was furious. The doctor was  indeed making artful use of his wounds  te excite sympathy for himself and antagonism against the baronet, who was  really the most kind-hearted of men.  It was some seconds before Astiey  eouild trust himself to speak. Then he  turned to the people round him, and  ���aid, in a steady and straightforward  way that appealed as strongly to the  men as the more theatrical manner of  the doetor did to the women: "I think,  Miou<rii you don't know me very well yet,  pou have ail seen enough of me to be  sure I would never use violence towards  iny person who didn't thoroughly de-  terve it." .    '  There was a murmur of assent audible  -at once; and the doctor grew-rather less  florid as he shrugged his shoulders, still,  -however, keeping a showily protecting  fcand on the shoulders of the boy who,  ���truth to tell, was as solid and sturdy a  young rascal as the county held, and  could have heldhis own in a. tussle with  either of the men.  "You got up in the tree to hide from  me," said Astiey, in a t very calm, mea-  -eured voioe, and without any trace of  riolence; "and what happened after  that?"  Stubborn silence on the part of the  ���boy.  "Speak out, laddie," said tho miner  from a little distance.  "Don't be afraid," reiterated tho doctor close to his side.  "I duimo what happened after that/'  said Ned sullenly.  "Yo' must ha' seen. somebody down  below. If you could see I' squire you  could seo other folk," said the miner.  "Did you see anybody else?" asked  the doctor, still .keeping up tliat friendly  tone which contrasted so strongly with  the slightly cross-examining maimer of  the others. *  "No," said Ned. "I see nobody 'ceptin'  Bquire."  "You mean, .perhaps," suggested tho  genial doctor, "that you saw Sir Astlej  while you were still on the ground. Bui  when you got up in the tree you were  too high up to-distinguish anybody below."  "Ay, that's reght," said Ned.  Astiey laughed a little, and at the  tound Dr. Wharles looked, round with  some slight uneasiness, perhaps afraid  of another attack from the hot-headed  baronet.  "I dare say," -said Astiey quietly, "we  shall get at something more reasonable  from tho lad when there's no one beside  him to put tlie words in his mouth."  At that the doctor stood up quickly.  "Do you mean to suggest that I .inn  taJunir this -bov'a ,par-t. .and .saving him  "I want to tell you," she said, "before  we say good-night���"  "Good-night!" cried he in consternation. "Aren't you going back with me  then?"  "Not on any account. And you aro  not to ask where I live, or to come and  see me."  "But why shouldn't you stay at the  Haigh? People will chatter, and ask all  Borts of questions if you don't come back,  and if they know you're living here!"  Norma made an impatient movement  with 'her hand, in, her impulsive, half foreign fashion.  "What does that matter? Wouldn't  they chatter in any case? Let them  talk till they're tired of talking. I tell  you I have a reason," said she imperiously. "Now I want to tell you not to  he alarmed if the truth doesn't all'como  out at the inquest. I have an idea that  it won't; I have an idea that1 we shall  be made to suffer a -good deal more before it does. Now will you promise me  not to quarrel with Dr. Wharles again,  and not to express any suspicion of anybody���-J*  "You know something?" cald Astlej  quickly.   -  "I don't indeed. I know absolutelj  nothing. But���I believe it's my Italia*  blood, I have a fancy that I can plai  'detective a little, and I tell you 1  ���shouldn't scruple to do it in a cause 1  bad deeply at heart."  "Come, you can tell me, what do you  "juspeot?"  "I can tell you nothing. You wouls  laugh at me. But I want you to be verj  circumspect, _ and very quiet and���verj  generous to your wife."  "You are my wife," cried Astiey pas  oionately.  "I don't mean me, though," said Nor  me. demurely.    "I mean to���the othei  one."  "But why���"  "Do as I tell you. And rememtoel  again and again, you arc not to ba  alarmed whatever they say, whatever  they think."  "I wish you'd explain," said Astiey  uneasily.  But sho would not. Sho called his attention, at that moment, to a commotion  in the lane behind them, and returning  thither, they found that.tho police had  coma from Bln.ckdo.le, and with them a  freph crowd of sonsation-mongers.  The people streamed into tho read,  into, the plantation. The police went  first, with Dr. Wharles, who bad bees  summoned from Raggett's cottage to  explain what indeed there was little  need to explain. - Norma and Astiey  drawing Wether under the shelter ol  the hedge that bordered the lone, beside  the etile, -heard the doctor's ringing tone*  as he talked. Tlie people who !had been  in. .tho cottage, ana who had seen the  Body, did not, for the most part,' join in  this seeond expedition into the wood;  they formed groups in tho lane, discuss  ing the mysterious affair.  Tlie werds of some of these gossips  reached the ears of Astiey and his com  pankm, ,a8, anxious that the people  should disperse before they theraselvei  went back into the lane, t'hey waited a  few minutes in silence near the stile.  'It's a' rum thing this, and a bad be  ginning for t' new master oop at t  Haigh, said one man to another, in a  low voioe. f ( ,  ��� "Ay," said his mate, "let's hope as o\v  t' truth '11 coom out and clear him."  Astloy started. Noima held his arm in  her hand like a vice.  The fiTst speaker went on: il'll not  believe it easy of V new master. lie's n  nice ohap, for all he's a bit violent,' as t  doctor says."        <      ,  "T* doctor had proofs of it t' othei  dayl" said the second man. "But hi'  saya hissen as how ho doan't think w<  ought to talk as if we felt suspicious  without more proof than'we.gotten." <���  Nonna was .trying to draw Astlej  away: but he seemed to be rooted to thl  spot. "They suspect me of the murder!'  he cried hoarsely.' y  ��������� i  CHAPTER XVni. '      .  Very gently, very sweetly, Norma trice  to soothe Astiey, and  to restrain him  rrom following  tho  artful doctor, thei.  and  there.    "Don't you  see,"  cried  tin  unhappy Astiey, "that it's this rascalh  fellow who's  been  spreading  the  belie")  that it was I who killed this man, the  very man I've-been so anxious to meet?'  "Well, if he has," said Norma persuan  ively, "his tales will turn against himseli  by and by.    People will say that he ie  malicious and revengeful, after your attack upon him, and that this is the woj  he ie trying to satisfy his malice."  But Astiey would not be convinced. ,  "This affair is of too' intimate a na  ture for the truth to be given to the  world," said he, "and the beggar knows  that, and presumes upon it."    '  "Well then, how can you bring up the  ���abject new, before all the people?" said  Norma. '"You know it's impossible. The  doctor would aay such things before everybody, that you would not be able to  control your rage and disgust.' No, no,  let me persuade you; let me, oh, let mc  have the satisfaction of feeling that 1  have dene some good, some little good!"  Her plaintive appeal touched Astiey  to the nsart. Once more he entreated  her to o��me back to the Haigh with him  and when his entreaties failed, he began  to reproach her and to say she did not  care for him.,-  "Don't you see," urged he, "that while  you live is. the neighborhood, yet not in  my house, people will ask questions, and  ferret out things? While if you come  back, and live in the same house as you  have dene, the gossips will be quiet?"  "Oh, no, they won't," said Norma.  "This affair.to-night, this dreadful story,  will bring out more than you think. And  then you will find people will see we have  done what is right, what is best. And,  remember, the more of the truth they  learn the stronger the feeling for us will  be. We need not tell anybody anything:  we don't want to parade our griefs before the world. But since the world  will never be satisfied till it knows the  truth, and since the truth'is that we are  both quite blameless, isn't it better not  to moke any pretense, but to'face the  facts as they are, and wait?"  He let himself be persuaded at last.  But her heart ached for him, as, weary  and worn out, he left her, when the excitement in the neighborhood had died  down, and the body had been carried  away, and went Ijack, through the dark  wood, which had been the scene of such  a terrible tragedy, to bis great, lonely  house���ill "and alone.  On tlie following morning Norma, from  her upper window, saw Dr. Wharles como  up the lane, not in his gig, but on) foot,  and go quickly into Raggett's house.  Her landlady, old Mrs. Giles, saw him  too, and instantly began to gossrp, with  an old woman's malice, about black-eyed  Nance Raggett and the handsome doctor.  "Is he often at the cottage, then?"  asked Norma.  "Dear, no, my lady," said Mrs. Giles.  For she had learnt who Norma was, and  was very proud of her lodger, though  somewhat puzzled by, her choice of a  residence. "I've never seen him there  afore. No doubt he' noticed her black  eyes and her saucy, ways last neght; for  she's a bold 'un; not but what there's  something to be said for her, poor thing,  tied to a drunken fellow like Raggett;  which she's his second wife, and no children of her own, only that gowk of a  Ned, the eon by Raggett's first wife, to  look-after. But there, I'm. running on,  and I see you don't care for gossip, my  lady; it's not likely a lady of your  quality would.".  Nerma let' her run on with her remarks, but the point of interest was  past for her. This, then, was the doe-  tor's first visit to the cottage, with the  ���xeeption of his share in the visitation  ���f the previous night. She took mental  note of this fact, and even condescended  to play tho spy from her window, in order to ascertain how long Dr. Wharles  stayed there. And his visit was a very  long one.  ifeceased against any0'man  or of any  grudge entertained against him.  The next witness called was Norma,  who trembled so pitifully that they gave  her'a ehair, in which she sat, limp and  lifeless, her features shrouded by a thick  black veil, the raising of which was suggested by one juryman; though his demand was evci i tiled. '  She looked such a forlorn little creature, in her'black dress, with her great  black eyes shining out of a pale face  through the meshes of the veil, tliat a  good deal of sympathy was aroused for  her. Rumors had not been wanting as to  the existence of a lady with a better  right than she had 'to her title, and the  fact that she was not living at her reputed husband's house was taken as convincing proof that there was something  in the rumors.  The nature of some of the questions  put to her was startling in the extreme.  "May I ask, Lady Darwen, how it was  that you were in the wood that evening  the evening, of the murder?" asked the  coroner, i cspectfully enough, but so unexpectedly that Nonna stinted violently  She waited a moment before replying,  i "I was in the lane beside the wood,  ����� hen I saw a flash in the darkness, and  then another flash, and heard two reports and a loud cry. I got over tlie  wall and ran through the wood"until J  touched something with my foot, and  found���itjwas���the body." ,  "Did you see anyone in the wood before  you saw the flash?" ,  "Not at that time," she answered, after a moment's hesitation.  The jurors grew attentive.     '  ��"Not at that time! jDo you mean you  'had previously seen'someone there?"..  "I nad seen someone go into the wood  ���two people."  "Two .people? 'How long before was  that?"  "I can't tell exactly.  Some minutes before." "' u  >  "They passed you in0the lane?"  "No.    I saw  them  from the window  of Mrs. Giles's cottage."'  "Will you tell us just what you saw?'"  "I wa�� at my 'window when I saw  someone���cross the road, irom the stile  a little beyond the cottages, aad go iato  "the wood."                           ,' -*  "Over the .wallr'         ���     ,  Norma's heart wid her voioe sank together,                      c-  "No.   Through the gate."  "Through  the gate!    Is it a public  way?" ,                     '  "No. v He unlocked the gate and went  through."  "Did yeu see who it was?"  "I  thought it was���Sir, Astiey  Darwen," said Norma tremulously.  'Here Astiey nodded a decisive assent  to the coroner and jury. The eoroner  went on with his interrogatory:  "And you say you saw a second man?  Did he go through the gate with Sir Aat-  ley!" - ^      ,  *"Vo.    He came from the stile, went  1 up the lane to the right, and got over the  wall into the wood."  "AVhen was this?" -L  >  "A few moments later."  "And who was, this man?"       y,     _v  "I don't know' at all.   He was never  >ear enough for. me to see."  "But you can give* us your impression  as to 'his appearance. Was he a tall or  a ��h��rt man?"  ���    "Tall, I think.   Not particularly short,  I am almost sure."  "Bid you ever see the deceased man in  lifeT'  "Yes.   Onoe fer a few momenta only."  "Was it he you saw?"  "I really didn't see well enough to be  tore.   If I must give my impression, it  was that the man I saw cross the road  imis a broader-built, stouter man than  thought him  too   unintelligent* fist~$a  Jdve, told the truth. '  The next witness was the keeper ef an  tin where the deceased had passed the  ���right previous to his death.  This man deposed that the deceased  -fid said his business in tho town was  with Sir Astiey Darwen, and1 he had  bragged "that he would be a richer man  when he loft Blackualo than when he  went into it. ,  These statements, which were after-J  waids confirmed by two or three townspeople, customers, at the inn, who had>  Bjnoken with Rogerson, produced a profound sensation in court,   aiumy a curious glance was directed, after this, to ���  the corner where Sir' Astiey and his wife  sat, botli very i quiet and downcast, aide  by side. ,  The next witness, when these had been  disposed of, was Dr. Wharles.  There was a subdued buzz of whispering   voices  in   the   court   when   he�� advanced and stood  up facing the jury;  and  the spectators glanced at the sear "  on  his handsome  face,  and   exchanged  furtive nods as they looked from himHto,  Sir Astiey, and recalled by a frown or a  raised eyebrow the scene which had tak--/  en place between these two men but a  few days before.  ���   Dr. Wharles, proved an excellent witness,  clear,   straightforward,   unhesitating.  After stating that he had first judged,r,  from the position of the wound and of  the body, that the tragedy was a case of i  suicide,   but   that  subsequent  examina-V  tion, and the fact that no weapon had  been found, had caused him to alter bis  opinion, he gave a minute description "oi  the two wounds found on the dead man, -  one of which had pierced the heart, and  must have proved instantly fatal; then .'  he went on'to answer the various further  questions put to him with perfect dis-���  tjnetness and "in a voice whieh all'could  hear. ___, '     '   '' -|  "Did you  know    the    deceased,-Dr.'  Wharles?"      , ,     '  ,(To be Continued.),'  ~'"A~pl  15  \\AA  WELL EARNED,     .  POPULARITY  J. J, Burns  says Dodd's Kid-  - ney Pills saved bisjlife -," *  Could Scarcely Slt,''8leep or Walk  when He Started to use them���  HisTrouble Gone forlCood.  It vh on the following day that tfte  fnqueat wm held, wad Norma, more deed  tflian alive, crept into the town hall by  tho hour appointed, and sat, trembling,  iat her plaoe not far from Aatley, with  whom, however, she scarcely exchanged a  werd. A heterogeneous crowd the witnesses were, consisting, as they' did, oi  Sir Aatley of The Haigh, his wife, Dr,  Wharles, "Mrs. Wharles, the boy Ned  Rogvett, an innkeeper of the town, two  or three of the townspeople, and a  brother ef the dead man, who had conje  from a Midland town, and who identified  the body as that of Thomas Rofersen,  formerly a soldier, but who, acceriiM  to this witneea, had done no work si  late.  Tho brother g*TS evidence tfiat hs  knew of the proposed visit to Darwen  Haigh, where he understood that the deceased man bad some business with Sir  Astiey Darwen; but what the nature of  it was be declared be did not know. He  knew of do grudge eatertoined by the  This answer  created  an  unfavorable  tafjfression among the jury that Norma  was drawing upon her invention in order  to avoid incriminating Astiey.  "But you could, not sec clearly?"  "No."  "When you came to the body, was  anybody near?"  '1 thought not until I cried for help  on hearing ai noise above me, and a boy  came down from a tree."  "Was anybody else in sight at that  time?"  "No."  "Did you fcear any sound as if any-^  kbdy else was.near?"  "While I was talking to the boy, I  beard a'noise as if someone'was getting  -over the wall into the road."  "What sort of noiie?"  "The cracking of branches, and thea ��  tound like a drop into the read."   '  More amiable invention���thought the  jury-  "Did you reeognke the dead man. Lad*  Darwen?" f  ,    "Not till they brought a light."  "What did you do on finding it?"  ��� "I knelt down," said Norma with s,  shudder, "aad finding his faoe to the  ground, I raised his head, and turned him  on 'his side. His coat and waistcoat were  Dpen, and there was blood���" Sho stopped,  shuddering. "I knew he was dead," sho  added at last. -  There was a pause, and then a juryman asked, "You say you recognized tho  deceased When    they    brought a light,  your ladyship. You knew the man then?''  /"Oh no.   Ihad seen him once only."  "May I ask on what occasion?"  "It was the day before.   He called at  The Haigh, arid asked for Sir Astiey, and  went away on learaing ho was not at  booM."  "I think that is all we fcave to ask  Lady, Darwen," said the coroner, after a  pause.  And Notsmv reoe in a dazed manner,  and slid into an offered seat.  The next.witness called was the lad  Ned Raggett. He proved an absolutely  Impracticable person. He,had seen the  ���quire in the wood, and nobody else. He  had got fa��to a tree to escape being seen,  and then be bad heard a pistol-shot. He  was too high up to see wfeo fired the  aires, er who was fired at.   Oa beans ���-  m&Bfod tSMtc ft bod bora repertett be sa&  the nntrderer mfaed the'body and tbsw  fct down again, he said be must hare fsa-  ���led t&lsf he was sure be w*a too fter  off to taro made anything oat dk&taattT.  - Ba ffinre Us crideaca wttn meh stupM  Etof&fti-r Ont saest   ��d   t&e  Darnley, P.E.I., June 1.���(Special).  ���The popularity of    Dodd's"   Kidney,  Pills in Prince    Edward Island ' has*'  been earned by    cures complete   .and  permanent.'   John J. Burns, Lot' 18,  Darnley, is one of the cured, and 'his  story is a splendid example ' of   the *  work Dodd's Kidney Pills are doing.  ."For over eight years," says    Mr^  Burns, UI suffered from what tlie doc-'  tors    pronounced    Chronic Inflamma-1  tion of the Loins and Kidneys. In the  year 1896 it got so bad that I could  scarcely walk, sit or   sleep. , I    was  about to give up when an advertisement led me to try Dodd's    Kidney  Pills and they did a wonderful work "  for me.  "Dodd's Kidney Pills saved my life  and though years have elapsed since  my cure I have had no trouble since  I used them.  "I belong to the I. 0. F., and any  ,  member can vouch for  my condition  and that Dodd's    Kidney Pills cured  me."  Dodd's Kidney Pills never    fail   te  cure any form .of Kidney Disease once -  and for all.  A Hot Spot to Work In.  The   engineers   digging   thev wonderful  tunnel that runs through the great Simp-  -lon Mountain to connect/Switzerland with  Italy  are  experiencing great difncultlea  because of the presence of boiling water  in tho mountain.   The water cornea from  the top of the mountain,  and is heated    ,  almost to boiling point by the frUtion and  pressure  of its percolation  through  the  '  limestone beds of tho mountain.    Before  the tunnel had been dug very far on tho  Italian side  the  heat became so intense  that it was impossible to live in it.   The  mountain waa piped, and soon 16,000 gallons of steaming hot water was flowing  out of the south ond of tho tunnel every  minute of  the day and night.   The immense  flow was harnessed and mado to  drive   refrigerating   plants^arid    cold-air    .  blowers.   To-day the temperature of the   '  tunnel has been  reduced  from a height  that would have roasted a man in a minute or two, and the atmosphere now has  the pleasant warmth of a June day.   Tho  hot- water  also  drives   pneumatic   drills  and boring machines, so that it helps to  dig the tunnel as well.   When completed  the Slmplon tunnel will be the biggest in  the   world���fourteen   miles   long,   with   a  cost of nearly $1,000,000 a  mile.  Did Not Hear It.  The ready wit and quick repartee that  were so characteristic of both Maurice  Barrymore and Georgle Drew Barrymore  are very strong In their daughter, Ethel  Barrymore, the young actress, says The  New York Times. Sho la constantly say-  Injr bright things. During her last engagement in Chicago she was Invited to  an after-tho-performance dinner given in  her, honor by Mrs. hotter Palmer. The  hestess and a number of her guests occupied boxes at tho play. Among these  Was a rather fresh young man who  thought he hod mado an impression on  Miss Bacrymore. He kept his eyes on her  throughout the play and tried hard to  create the impression that'ehe noticcd.it.  At the dinner He had the good fortune to  sit next te the actress. When tho opportunity came, lie remarked to her under  bis fcrsath :  "Did you soe me vrtnk at you daring thai  third act T " -  "Tea," responded Mlsa Barrymore In ��i  loudor tene, "didn't you hear my heart'  boot T" I  And the young man trted to hide hto*  blushing faoe behind tho sreecmeas *��� Si  bunoh et soJwy topi.  i -   1  ->/>1  't  L  t ������   .  -f,-~ I  A \i  K  ���-I-:  ���i)*  -.*��� ^ 1 tUte^/.tt....^..^.n  ���~Y���*.  ..r-���.sravMnMasura,to^f^��W��S!^  ���v,tuifiiA*.*��aMjniiiFUitkBfct  . A  A TUX,    Ji.  'KDAV,'   JULY  i yu.v  Is '  I  I  l! <  I  >  i  !���! j  Tlie Atliii Claim.  Published I'vi-i.v Stittird.i.v morning liv  'I'.II.  ATI,IN O'jAI.U   PlJIJIilSIUNl. Co.  A.fJ. UlIISllIlli-Ul.ll.ltlUTOil,    PlfOl'IIUVlOH.  Oflioeol uiililirutiu'i PimiI S'., Atlm, I!. C.  .UlMuiisinft l'.itfi : S-1.U1 i)i-r inch, each  Iiis.l-1 lion. Kl-iliUiiu nolii-t"-, '-'> ei-iits ii li-ic.  (jpfoiul Conl r.ict, Kiiir-s on uiiiilif.irloii.  'J'lio sulisor'iiiti'iii nvi<e is V> u ye.n- imj-  nlilo in wlvuir-ru. .No p ipor will Ijo ik'lncied  Unluss tills UOIIllitlD.I is (-omulied \\ itli.  Saturday,   J0JUV25T11. 1903.  -,-��11 r:w��i-s-��*���..  ' "The eyes oi" the whole world nave  been turned this week towards that  sick chamber in the Vatican, wlieie  lies a singularly venerable and  lovable figure, losing, thread by  thread, his hold ou this our mortal  life, gradually withdrawing within  the veil which separates the world  of sense from the paiadisc of Cod,  pushing off,- like King Aithur,  across the dark waters of tlie mystic  mere towards the unknown land  where all will gather al the last,"  said the Rev. Herbert H. Gowen,  preaching at Tiinity paiish Episcopal church on the subject of  "The Pope and the Papacy."   ,  With the exception of his predecessor, PopcJ,eo xiii served'lhe  longest term at the Vatican. He  was universally beloved by all denominations.      r,  , The pope was always a man of  extremely simple tastes, possessed  11 strong will and a singular nobility  of mind which made his influence  ielt throughout the  world.r  Universial expression of soirow  und regret will be felt, especially by  tlie ivomat; Catholic Church who  will long, mourn the veneiablt-  and much beloved Pope, Leo xm  Gold 747.51 o/.s.  ] ei ton.  Silver 138.34 ov"1.   pei  lo'n  Palladium...'46.55   oks.   per ton.  Platinum 15.12 o;;b. per ton.'  - O.siiiiridimn  4.73 ozs. per con.  11   Copper (wet)  14.3 pei cent.  Commercial Value of Sluice Concentrates from tlie Consolidated  Caiiboo Hydraulic Mining Co's  mine, Bullion, 13. C, figured ou  basis of attached assay:���  i    r  The total \alue per ton of 2000  lbs. amounts to $3,872.76 taking  the values per 07.. al:���Gold ?'1:7.00.,  Silver $0.50.,' Palladium. $19.00.,  Platinum ' $16.25., Osiuindium  %?.C).oo., and Copper 10 ct-=. pei lb.  ���,  *��&a��pGget? assd ^rap& Misses ��  And All Kinds of, jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.  /JSST*    Why send oiu when you can get goods as cheap here?  Watches From $5 rsjt.   FJkg Ussio ol Soxvcnir Susoesas.  JULES-EfiGERT & SON, The'Swiss. Wa&hmakcrs.  oo<>c(��*cs*.o��&0Ooo*ii-O'O*Doo*oo^o>o*ja*o*!;'^o*ci-{><?**o^<:'<>i:>^*o��'x>  THE  -KOOTENAtf   HOTEL.  Cok,  George FV Hayes, Proprietor  lMKJ"l*  AND  TkATNOI*. 'STKKKTii.  'J'liU li-ii-sL Class,Hotel litis lit"en remodeled unci reliu-iiii.tied llirniiRlioiit  and oU'oi-jlliu Ix-st, accommodation to Tnins-it-nt or Perninimnt,  Unc��t&.-���Aiiitii'iunii unci Kut'oiicriii plan.  Finest Winch, B-Scgssors stssdf Gi^irrs:.  . ��� ,     Billiards  and  Pool.-  Hencaii umsai  Edwin Dudley Pays  Atlin-a Visit.'  Mr. 1,. ICclwin Dudley paid Atlin  a flying visit and cxpiessed hitn-  self as much impressed with the  evident prospeiity of. the Camp.  Ou Wednesday afternoon, -Mr.  O. T. iSwi.lz.cr,. manager of the B.  A. D. Co., drove the Consul up to  Gold Run where he saw 'the Big  Dredge in coiuse of 'construction.  On Thursday morning Mr. Hirsch-  feid, together _ with Messrs F. T.  Bluuck and J. M. Ruffner, drove  Mr.' Dudley up Spruce Creek as  far as Bulcttes* returning for lunch  to Discovery, after which a visit  was made to the Pine Power Co.'s  pits'. Mr. Dudley will express his  opinion,ot Atlin in his next Consular report.  ^<^Cl*o<>Cl���Doo<J>>^���^:tOD<vo���c(*ttc^���o*o):l���l:l���C'<>ooo���<t<^l^��Cl*QO��^<��'0;oo���oo,  T  HE  GOJLD   .HOUSE,  D'SCOVERY.    B. C.  A STRICTLY FIRST CLASS HOTEL.- /, '  ,_   ,     CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS 4. CIGARS- .      ,'  , ' i Mixed Di-ink-j a Specialty.   - '  dining -room suppr.tno'with tuj-: iikst Tine -marnhi* awouds.  Vegetables Daily I'Yom our own Garden.  Breakfast, 6 to 9, Jy.mch,   '.?. to 2, Dinner, 6 to'8.    r  THE . WHITE    ���PASSV& - YUKON  ROUTEa      ;   "  t  *<n   Passenger and .uxpiessoService, Daily (except Sunday), between  Skagway, Dog Cabin. Bennett, Caribou, White Korse and Intermediate  points, making close connections with our own steamers at White Horse  for Dawsoiiwind Yukon points, and _at Caribou for Atliii ever)* Tuesday'  and Ifriday; Returning, leave Atlin ever.y Monday and Thursday.  Telegraph Service to Skagway.    Express  matter  will  be received  for shipment lo-and from all points in Canada and the United States.  For information relative to Passenger, Freight, Telegraph or Express  Rates apply to any Agent of the Company or-to  Traki*ic DkpakTiMEnt, SKAGWAY. ,  ATLIN   &  DISCOVERY.   W>�� .   Value In Sluice Concentrates.  Mr. J. B. Hobson, manager of  the Consolidated Cariboo Hydraulic  Mines at Bullion, writes to the  Mining Record as follows: "I  scud you herewith cony of analysis  by Mr. J. O'Sullivan, assayer, of  Vancouver, of a sample of heavy  sand, sulnhurets, and other concentrates obtained last year after  cleaning up the sluices at the Consolidated Caiiboo Hydraulic Mine,  which may be of some interest to  your readers.  "Having made some  qualitative  tests before sending  the sample lo  the assayer, T found indications  of  the presence of palladium  and requested Mr.   O'Sullivan lo make  a  caicful   quantitative    analysis   for  that metal���the large quantity   of  "which came as a  great  surprise to  me.    I do 110c remember of having  noted any report of the presence of  palladium in   any of the  assays of  concentrates    fiom  -the  auriferous  plluvials of British   Columbia; and  [t might be well for those operating  alluvial mines to  have   their concentrates  carefully    examined   for  the prescnce*f this  metal���which  belongs to the  "Platinuiii-osminni-  iridium"   group    and  possesses  a  commercial value higher Hum   tliat  of platinum."  '/wyww^wwwu-i tf*^w��tgi^-^,p.*at.T>/-^c^iomj>rt^^  Kcotenay       Restaurant'.  mesay  ABRAHAM    PI.ASIE, Proprietor.  MENU  SOUPS  Ci'caiu   Gliicl;en.  FCSII  United 'AY04 t-Turtiu- S.uice.  SALAUS '  JLubslcr and .Uiuonnaise Snucc.  ��� i*ori.i:��  Ox Tongue���Mint Sauce.  liNTUKI^  Cliickou ��ibIot~-Suuto on Toast.  .Miicriroiil and  GheobU.  lluiiaiiii Pi-ittoi-!.���Kiirn Sriucc  '    ItOASTS  Prime Kibs, lic-eC���an ju-^  Biilcoil   Cliiclairi���Ujbtur Dicsbiiij;.  < \T,Gi'T.u*r.t-s       l  Cream t'olntocsi��� J-'ronc-h Pens.  TIKS  Lemon Custard���Groeu Apple.  PUDWNGS  i:ii(,'lisli Plum���Hrundy  Sanoo  UX'l'RAR  miccd Toaiatui'v-SlioL-il Ciu-iimbcrv  >.      Hunaimy mid Cri-uiu.  of Clothing. Just" From the Ess  1   THE   LATEST   STYLES.  Complete Stock of Dry Goods  THE    IATEST    BN    HATS,     BQQTS     AMD,     SHOES.  ft&T       '���   GOLD   SEAL    GUM    BOOTS  Our Goods are the Best and Our Prices the Lowest.  i     vi     <��y<j'ii��Bjir.iivE wa  CAP J TAT,   PAID   UP    $8,700,006.  RSSl-RYJ', '$3,000,000.  j  Branches of the Bank at Jeattie,  San "fi*aneiseo, '  Portland,  Skag'way, etc.  Exchange sold on a.fJ Points.  Gold Dust Purchased-���Assay Offici-* in Connicction.  D. ROSS, Manager.  'WS,  E.   ROSSELLI,   Proprietor.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  TAKE NOTICE.  KHSUI.TS   OF  ANALYSIS.  Mr. J. O'Sullivan, F. C. S., VAc,  oi' !/aucouvcr, found the sample of  . lluvifil deposit to  contain:���  A meeting of the Atlin District  1/ibcral Association will be held in  the Nugget Hall Discovery on  flier-day the 28U1 inst.  . All Liberals in the District are  earnestly requested to attend, as  business ot vast importance to the  Party will be considered.  H. Jv. Brown  Secretary Treasurer  \\  i   " "��� ������Mlii^^dHHfclUliltim^^ r \  l  <*> ..    /    i  \\  It  -it  �����.  j i/  ATJUTN',  B   C     SATURDAY, JULY 25, '1903  W/p  can   give   You   as Good Value for your CASH as OrOCerleS^ I^rOVJ^SlOO^, ��t:0�� '  \y *l��      any i-joyse |n 7'own. ' , , r   ' ' - ' '  1'' 2Vjr   -w��   w/ft&   *V 0��-��  ssea Giant   Powder  on   Land.  II C WWtlM & 00.   Successors to    j, j! f rWCf $ #0. '    '  ' NEWS OF ���  Saloons in Skagv/ci} die now  closed on the S.ibbalhV The  closing is due to notice-'reived on  them l>y the U. S. distuct attorney.  Justice John Douglas Aimoui. of  1 the Supiemc Coin t ot" Canada, died  in London on July i ".  , Ovei 5000 names lia\-e been re-  ffisteicd on the Vancouvei A^otcis  list. ..   ,  Paul Langlcy and William'Giicc  escaped from the Wcstmiiistei  Piovmcial Jail last week.  Aiueiican    team    captuied  .tlie  Palina Tiophy at the Bisley Shoot.  The scot es were,   out of a   possible'  1S00 :  United Slates, t 570, Great Bi itain  . '555i Canada 1518, Australia, 1501  Natal,      1399        Noi way,       1241,  France, 1230. ,  High giade iion oie ha^ been  foiind near T-Cootcnay Lake  "The United States Naval -officers  were banqueted by the Mayor at  Portsmouth.  The Piovincial Mining  Association  expects to lime 12,000 meinbeis'by  the end oflheyedr - Tv.enty supi'g  organizations aicdoiug active woik.  Three engines and 'twenty Cfirsof  Height (eli 2000 feet into the  Aiknusfis Rivei, the engiueei^ le-  fused to leave then posts, and tell  to cc-ilfiiu de-Uli Tuo fnemen  jumped.  Ms. I B Chaile:,on iiiyi that lie  is conducting an invesligation inlo  tlie lepcnicd inisinanagcmcnt of the  Yukon Telegiapli Line He re-  maiked that his lepoit would not  be complimcnUiy to Mr. M \V.  Ciean. ,       '  The Queen,of Italy spiaincd her  ankle by jumping liom an aulomo-  bile in the Royal Park of Racconigi,  near Turin.      ��� ���      '  An cxplosionAocci'ied last week  at the Cumbeilai.d Coal mines re-,  suiting in the death of thntcen  miners.  Sii William Von Home refused  the Chairmanship or the Transpoi-  tation Commission.  The Canadian Government will  institute a commercial agency in  London. 1 ,  Sii William Hai comt is leason-  ing against Mi. Chambei Iain's  policy.  thenco 111 a ftp-li'i-li I'm-elion 11"I1'tent,  thenco noi tliorlj 10lj i f''<"'f, llic-iii" PiiftteiM  10IM feet, theme suiitliPili lOlj'i fi et to  pom! dl foniinciiiivnont. crinlmilliirf oft'j  Ltmii toi ol mi iu-ii-mon-or los'.  iJuloil   at   Atlin,    U. C    tins   -Mb   daj   o!  .ruiiu, 110.1 <  The I11 itish Columbia I'owc-i  A, Mi.niiliif'tiii 111,; Co., I.til  juO- iOd.  TW'OTlCj' r-, lieu In ��im,ii Unit all' i dOdnjs  / fiom date, I Jiilcrirl lo npph In tho  Cluet Comiiiis-ionoi ol Ijiinils itml W or lis.  loi ppi-mi ��,ion In pin el.asii tlip lolluft iii.c clo-  si-i iboil ti act of land in tne \tliu dtsli id for  MHi leiilrnial piupo'-c-. comnic'iicin,? at an  initial post, planted about ciiu mile noi Id-  east ol Ailm tow -ibito, tlii-nio 1 nulling ca-,t  10 chains, tln-ni u noi 1 h 20 chains, tiience �� e->t  10 oliams, thenco south 20 chains to tho point  ol commencement, containing SO acies rnoio  oi less , J. T. JtCbAN.  Dated at Atlin,   H. 0 , tins IIli din oi June,  100!).       ., d jeG-bOd  (\fO'rrCB ii heroin, ai\un Unit aftei HOdais  -1" liom duto, I intend to applj to the  Cinet Go.iiMissionei ot Lands and Works  tot a 21 year leiise of the follow mrrdcsci lhed  land, situated at the head oC t3ou)ilei-,eioek,  m the Atlm Distr let,'commencing at a post  inaiked, " C. D Now ton's S. W. corner,"  thonce 20 chains m a north-easter 1> direction, thence 20 chains in a north-\i estei Ij  dncctiou, tl.cicc 20'o! ains hi a sonth-wos-  teilj direction, thei'ce 20 ch.imsin a south-  castoilj dncctiou lo point ot commencement, containing 40 ai i os moi e or less  Dated iit'Atlin, II C,tlns 1st dnj of Juno,  1003. C. U. Sehion,  juiWOd  ..THE WHITE PASS & YUKON ROUTE.  Pacific   and   Aictic   Railway    and Na\ i^ation  t'onipani,  lliitish  Columbia Yukon    Kriluav   Companj.  . Uritish Yukon   Raihwij  Companj, ,,  -RJOriCE is hcioln  sivou   that Si.vtj   dajs  ' alter date   I   intend   to   apply   to   tho  Chief   Commissioner of Lands   and   Woiks  foi poi mission   to   pmchase   the   lollowniK  described   tiaet   ol   hind   foi  'n;?i iciiltmal  pmposes:   That parcel oi tiaetof land situated  in   the Atlin Lake --Mininj; i\Dnision,  commencing;   ut a post  planted al   a point  o-i iho   oastei u boimdni\    ot Atlm   Toimi-  'site,   thenco   noitli 20chains, thence  Last20  , chains, thence south  20 c-hiniis,ithenee west  ' 20 chains   to  point of commencement,   con-  Dailj  c-scopt  3n  ndiiy  No'IX.   IJ.  Xol   N.  13  V  2.S. Bound  No. -1 S. Bound  2nd cLiss  1st class.  4  1st class.  2nd class.  S. SO v  rn-  9. .10 a. in.  LT  SKVGa.VY  AR  4. ,10 i>  in.  Alt  I   13 a. in.  11 30   ���  10. VW     ���  11.00)   ,  M  fllllTCPA&S  3  01  ���I. 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Jno   27 00d  "VTOTICh; is hereby given that after 60 days  from date, ivo intond to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands und Works  for permission to purchase ono-quai'ter of  an acre of land for a site for a power plant  in the Atliii District, situated as follows :  Commonoinp; at a post marked "The  British Columbia Power & Maiirrfactitrine;  Co., Ltd.'8 S.E. corner," planted at a point  on Discovery strcot, in tho Town of Atlin,  tUHiing 40 aeici,   moic oi less.  'ClIAS   Tt. ilYLlio  Dated at Atlm, 15 C , this 2*id daj  of Mnj,  190.1 Ain30-00d  NOTICE.  Cortilleato of Jmpiovc-menis.  lire VLLl.OW ���UClU/T Minrrnl Chum,  situated on Pino Ci ck, about one  mile c-u-t of Discoier>, in the Allin  Lake Ahnmi,- Dim,ion ol Ga^siai    IS  C.  NJOTJCL   is  heicbj   (jneu  Unit   I,  .7iilini  AI. 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C , tin-, 19th duy oi Maj, 1903.  ni\2l-b0di Julius JI Kuflner, Agent  ��� I'  Certificate  ofc fieg-istration of "an  ^ *   Exti*a-?Fovineial Compani-*.'  ,  " COWAMES AC1, 1S97,"  j HLRLBir CJ'KTrPY' that J have' thu  ���*��� day rcsisteied -'Tho McKee Consolidated Hydraulic, Limited" as'au L.Mia-  Piovincial eoiiipaui^iindci- the " Compainos'  Act, 1S97," to ciiiiyoutoi oilectall or an\ o��  the objects to which the lcffislatue authoi-  ltj ol the Lefjislatiuo ot Jlntish Columbia  o\tends r  Thu Head Office of tho Compam is situate  at Union, in the coiintj- of Beadle, Rtato of  South Dakota  The amount of the capital of the company  ia "-1,000,000, divided into ono million sliaioi  of one dolliii eaeli' ' .  The head ofhee of the companj in this  Piowace is sitpnto in Atlin. and tflctchor T.  llamshaw, Manager of tho Comp-iuj'* ��hoso  addiess is Atlm ufoicsnnl, is tho attoinoy  loi the companj (not enpov- ei <-d to issue or  liansfei stock). , '  The time of the existonco of the company  isiOjeals,   * -    , "'  Gi\en undei nn hand and seaLof oflico at  Victouti, PiOMncoof Hi itisli Columbia, Una  22nd day ol Btaj, one thousand rune bun-  died and tin ce .'  ]ts ] S. Y. WooTro s\  K6i',istiat of Joint Stock Companies.  jo-20-it  E. S. Wilkinson, P.L.S. -     , . < **       Wm. Brown, C.E..  WILKINSON   &��' BROWN '  Provinciisl  Lassd   Surveyors   &   GsvsS   Engineers.  Iljdrnulic   Mine  Ciiqniccriurj   a   ipecialf,  Ofhco, Peail  St., near Thud St���   lxiii, \i C.  DRINK THE BEST  In Lead Packets ol l/z-u> and i-lb each.  For Sale bj* all Fii&l Class Giocers.   WG   KELLY.   DOUGLAS   &   Co.. Wholesale Gioceis, Vancouver, B.C.  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH.    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' ic>o<>o<xxx>oo<><c><><><><>/>  I Her Two-Fold Blessing, g  Soooooooooooooooc o  The twilight of mid-July was full of  brightness;   th��   scent   of   new-mown  plopes, boated in the air, and, just be-  Elopes, floated in the air,- and, just be  Jrond the elms in the hollow, the full  , '    noon was rising up, a great globe of  *earl.   And from her low seat beneath  i   the overhanging honeysuckles Bertha  IWyman saw and felt all this'summei"  i.    beauty, with the faint, blissful languor  ot a tropic dream.  ,   , "Bertha!"  Paul Fordham crossed the broad rib-  4>on of moonlight that fluttered over  the piazza, and came to sit down at tho  fiancee's feet.  ' "You are like a picture to-iIighL, Bertha; do you know it?"  "Am I?" Miss Wyman was a ecus*  'Homed to adulation, and took it very  coolly, with only a royal &mile flung  down to her admirer.  "Hush���who is that?" she said, with  * little start, as a light footstep sound-  .    ed on the matted hall beyond.  "Only your aunt's companion, Mrs.  , Raymond. By the way, Bertha, what  n very interesting little thing she is���  mich a child widow, with tho*,e big  black eyes, and the heavy lashes, that  seem actually to weigh down her eyelids! She makes me-think of, one of  those exquisite little South American  -birds, all grace and tparkle."  "I never could account for the taste  ��f you men," Baid Bertha,  half con-  1 lemptuously. ,  '    "No, but sihe is a beauty, by Jove!  I  wan tell you. what, my fair Saxon em-  1 press, if I hadn't lost my heart irrev-  '    ooably to you long before I ever saw  Mrs. Raymond, there's no telling what  night have happened."  Hie apoke jestingly, but Bertha drew  - tw��y the hand he  had  taken  very  aoolly.  "It is net yet too late, Paul, if you  ' feally admire Zaidee Raymond so enthusiastically."  V   _ "Bertha!"     '  Miss Wyman laughed a strange, un-  ' tatural sort of laugh.   Up to this mo-  nent her lips had never tasted the bitter'cup of jealousy; now it seemed as  ���    If' the draught was maddening.'-  How  flared   Paul   Fordham,   her  betrothed.  laveir,  so to speak in terms of com-  ���   mendatiooi of any woman  save her-  ,��elf?  Miss "Wyman went up to her own  apartments   earlier   than   usual   that  tvening, not because she was particularly weary, but because she wanted to  Iranian Paul Fordham, who was fond off  ftOonlight and sentiment and delicious  hilr ���venings, for his unwarrantable  ��� lettM ��C her aunt's dark eyed companion.  ' ' She sat there silent and motionless  tar -well nigh half an hour; then there  Jfcme a soft tap at her chamber door.  J"Come In," said Bertha Wyman.  *IAndrMrs. Raymond entered.  ,   ,' "I  beg your pardon  for  disturbing  you, Mise Wyman, but were you aware  that you left your bracelet on the pi-  *zza floor? .Here it Is."  ; "It takes you and Mr. Fordham some  Hme to discover the loss of a bracelet,"  'tatd Bertha, tauntingly.   "I am really  ��� wry to have given you tho trouble of  -io lengthened a sea-rch." ,  Zaidee Raymond's cheeks flushed  "painfully.  "If you would but allow me to con>  tde in  you,  Miss Wyman,"  she fai-  - kered, drawing a step or two nearer to  'lh�� haughty Saxon beauty. "Mr.  " ��Y>rdham has told me���"  '' "I do not wish to become the repository of your confidence," said Bertha,  frith chilling abruptness; "nor do I  tare what Mr. Fordham chooses to  tell'you. Good night." And she motioned Mrs. Raymond imperatively  Irom her presence.  > It was about a week afterward that  Bertha Wyman was coming home from  ���I long walk to a distant farm house,  where an old schoolmate of hem redded. She had refiif-ed Paul Ford-  jiam's escort, probably because she had  geen him walking up and clown the  Song hall with Mrs. Raymond at his  side that very morning, and now she  "Kelt a little wearied, somewhat lonely  -Mid very orost. The sun had been  Sown about half an hour, but the west  waa still illuminated with a belt of orange brightness, and the winding river  tangled along the shore with starry  water lilies, reflected the warm glow1  ���f the sky like a second firmament.'  As Bertha descended into a little  wooded hollow, * fragrant with wild  noses, for she had avoided the thoroughfare, unfrequented though it was.  end chosen Instead a shaded by path���  ��he became conscious that two other  persons were strolling along the road  Itself, from whom she was only divided  by a tangled mass of wild grapevines,  festooned from the slender branches of  a few silver birches���two other persons  ������Paul Fordham and Zaidee Raymond.  The color died away from Bertha's  jomawhat flushed cheeks, as she  paused to listen, for they too had  paused where two roads separated.  "We must not walk any further to-  5ether,"  said Paul  Fordham's voice.  Nobody is to suspect anything yet,  you know.   We'll surprise them;"  And then oame Zatdee's: soft, hesk  jSating laugh.  "It seems like a dream, Mr. Ford��  bam.".:;  "But you will find it, I hope, a happy  reality," he said, looking tenderly  down upon her bowed head. "You do  Bot regret trusting to me?"  "Qhl" sho murmured. "I nevet  Woomed that eartn fiaZTao mxt&Vaav  ipiness in store Cor toe yet! And I omr*  at All to you!" V,  I And then Bertha could hear Ms footsteps dying away in the distance, asll  could ane Mrs. Raymond standing mo*  Uonl��9B for a moment, with her tiny  Stands olaaped, and then gliding softly  on, her scarlet soarf glimmering  through the dusk like the wing of a  "Cylon bird.  "False! faithless!" muttered Bertha,  under her breath, with her white teeth  ���et closely together. And she! how'  dare aha?"  Sho hurried down the twilight glade,  the thorns tearing her dress, the briers  wounding her delicate flesh, but eh*  felt them no more than if they had  been rose petals blown toward her by  the evening breeze. Some strong, savage purpose was maturing in her mind  ���some overmastering passion held he/  ���whole being in its grasp.  She knew that to strike into the right  road Zaidee must ere long take the secluded path sho was treading. Her sole  aim was to reach the tiny footbridgo  which'crossed the narrow river first.  And sho succeeded. It was quite'  dark���the'fragrant, starry darkne&s of  a midsummer night���when she hurried  down the steep shelving bank:  "The planks arc old and ruinous,"  she murmured. "They shook and rattled under my feet as I passed over today. Zaidee Raymond shall come between me and my plighted lover no  more!"  As she crossed, she cleliberatly  stooped, tearing up plank after plank  behind her and throwing them into the  river with a dull, splashing sound.  They were not large, but they had b-*cn  twice, nay, threo times their size, Bertha wyman would have torn them  away from tho moldering beams, so supernatural seemed her strength, in that  instant. >        ,  "There!" she said, half aloud, pausing to look down into the peacetul  stream where the planks floated amid  the faint, reflection of innumerabls  stars. "Long ago, when I was a child,  a man was drowned he"e. The water  is deep, and the spot is very lonely."  The next moment she was gone, hurrying madly away, as if somo unseen  presence were following close upon her  footsteps.  "You're lata'to-night, Bertha!"  Paul was looking out,for her from  the piazza steps,, and came pleasantly  to meet her.  "I know it," she said," putting tho  hair away from her forehead, where  the cold dew stood out in beads. '"It is  a long way from Redcoite farm, and I-  I did not walk very fast."  "Come and sit by me, Bertha," said  Paul. "I've got a long story to tell  you."  "What is'it?" she asked mechanically.  "It's about little  Zaide   Raymond.  She's not a widow, after all."  "Not a widow?"  "No; and how do you suppose I  found it out? Clifford, my cousin Clifford, wrote to me from India, and he  is her husband. You see, there was  some misunderstanding, some absurd  quarrel between them before the honeymoon was over. He was a jealous  fool, and she was passionate and sho  ran away and left him. He somehow  heard that she was' in this part of the  country, and wrote to "me. Of course,  the. minute I got a chance to speak to  her I knew it was Zaidee. And she ia  the happiest little creature in the  world, to think he really loves her, and  next week she's going out to him. I've  managed it all. Don't you think I'm a  pretty good diplomatist?" ��  His face was fairly radiant with honest pleasure as he looked down into  Bertha's faoe. He did not see the gaze;  her eyes, wide open'and dilated, were  fixed on vacancy, and her face was  deadly white.  Merciful Heaven! What had she  done in the wild, unreasoning madness  of her jealousy? Was the blot'of Cain  upon her brow?  When she rose th�� next morning she  looked as if an illness of months had  passed over her head.  "How ill you look, dear," said her  aunt. "I'm afraid that walk was too  much for you yesterday. And it's so  strange that Zaidee did not come homo  last night."  "Strange!" As Bertha Closed her  heavy eyes she almost seemed to see  the dead face turned upward among  the water lilies, with its wealth of jetty  hair tangled amid their wreathed  stems! Oh, as long as she lived that  white face would haiint her waking or  sleeping hours.  Would it be long before they found  the corpse? Would they bring it up  the flowery lawn, with the long hair  dripping? Ot would it float there, for  days, perhaps, in the lonely fipot?  And��� s  "Why, Zaidee! where have you  fceen?"  Bertha started up with a wild, hysteric scream.   It was her aunt's voice,  and   Zaidee   Raymond   stood   in   the  midst of them, with blooming cheeks'  and soft, dimpling smiles.  ��At Farmer Geary's, to be sure. It  was so dark when I passed there last  night that the kind souls insisted on  my staying there with them until  morning. And it was a very lucky  thing I did, for when we got to the  bridge this morning wo found that tho  thunder showers in tho night had  raised the stream and washed away  half of those ruinous old planks!"  Bertha Wyman rose and came toward Zaidee, taking her to her bosom  With a strong, tender pressure that tho  young creature scarce understood.  ''Ob,, Zaidee, we'were so frightened!  ffhank Heaven you are safe once more!  Dearest. Zaidee, Paul has told me all,  and I am so glad!"  If ever a, woman spoke from the bottom of her heart, Bertha Wyman did  at that moment. :  ;The next week Mrs. Raymond went  out to join her husband in India, and a  month afterward Paul Fordham was  mairried to, Bertha, whose unwonted  gentleness and sweetness of demeanor,  rather astonished the whole household.  "Something has changed her very,  much," ffli-id the good old man. But no  one ever knew what that "something**  ^as that had wrought such an altera^  tion ia Bertha's character.  Interesting Items.  M. Grobaut, professor of physiology in  Paris, in describing the effect of alcohol  upon animals, says' that 'the successive  stages of intoxication through which  they pass are gaiety, sadness, solemnity,  and a supreme intoxication which ends  in death. Rabbits are very curious when  'under the influence of liquor, and a  drunken kangaroo is brutally aggressive.  "iVesh air tablets are a preparation  discovered by a French scientist," says  the "Medical Times." "It was while  investigating acetylene .that he discovered that he could combine certain chemicals into a tablet which, on being,  dropped into water, dissolved and gave  forth pure oxygen. , These tablets will  be exceedingly useful in a closed , carriage, a submarine boat, a mine, or anywhere else where th'e air has become  vitiated."   ' '  While Professor Cunningham lately expressed the belief that there was no  mthcnticaled instance of any human  being ever exceeding the height of eight  feet, an officer who took part in the Delhi Durbar declares that the Maharajah  of Kashmir had in his retinue a giant  eight feet ten inches high. "I know,"  he writes, "it,sounds inoiediblc, but I  have actually seen him; and no-.long,  overgrown slip of a man, but excellently  proportioned, though rather on the broad  side."  The March "Magazine of Art" has an  interesting account of Bertram Ililes, the  armless artist, with several reproductions  of his works���one in color. Mr. Ililes, it  seems, nourished tlie desire to become an  artist from his early childhood. At eight  years of age, however, ho was deprived  of both his arms in a tramcar accident  at Bristol. But this did not cause 'him  to abandon his intention, and he decided  to fulfil it by learning to draw with his  mouth. In six years from tlie date of  the accident he had acquired such facility in this extraordinary method of work  that "ihe could accomplish with ease most  bhings that we do with our hands.  Marconi believes that at some future  time���he will not fix a date for it-���  wireless telegraphy will 'become available for domestic and'Office use, thus  performing the functions now allotted  to. the telephone. He has already made  experiments which convince him that 'it  will be possible, with, the aid of small  models, or miniatures, of his sending apparatus, as now erected on a gigantic  scale at Poldhu and elsewhere, to transmit messages from the interior of rooms  which can be received in other rooms in  the same city, or in neighboring towns.  The walls of tJhe houses will form no obstacle, but one of the chief problems will  be that of a proper attuning of the instruments- to .prevent interference of  waves, and to secure privacy for the messages.  ��e was ansorbed in 1/uinus's great story.  A.s he finished the book he noticed the  light of day peeping in, and on looking  it his watch found it was five o'clock  n the morning.  No' sooner had he laid down the book!  :han the forgotten "problem" jumped  Into his mind, and, putting on his hat,  he went to his laboratory and worked  unceasingly, without food or steep, for  hirty-six. hours. .'   '  A Georgia exchange has discovered  Hie meanest man in the United Stales,  ft is said that he pumped water on his  flead, let his hair freeze 'and then broke  It off, rather than pay a barber for cut"  fcinjs.it.���Atlanta "Constitution."  A Scotch Temperance Sermon.  The new English semi-teetotal society  for abolishing drinking between .mcais  does not embody any new idea.   It-was  strongly r urged, upon   his   congregation  by    a' weft-known   Highland   mlinister  whose parishioners were too speedy with  their drinks.   After an eloquent exhortation, the reverend gentleman concludeu:  "And noo, ma frecndi, this tram-tium-  ming and trink-trinkiiig must course:  it  must and shall not conlconue.  Not that  I object tota snm' glos3 of a morn iii' to  keep aff the chills before breakfast, or  in the forenoon  when an acquaintance  looks in upon you or you veesit a nee-  bor's house.   An' pcfore the good incut  that Providence provides, an 'appetiser'  is no amiss, but this is no the constant  fcram-trammin'  tliat lina  to pe stoppit.  An' If, in tho sanctity of tho home, yo  hev a guest in the eventide, bring forth  four bottle and join him in all thankfulness, for this ia no the accursed tram-  trinkin', but a cheerful partaking in the  food things of this world in all sobriety  tnd good fellowship.* Finally,, ma'breln-  ren, as far as ye can, avoid the whiskey  "-especially bad whiskey."  ing from the north at the present timet"  said the tourist.    '  "Oh, that's easily accounted for, sir,"  was tho reply. "It's 'the south wind, a*  +'t*"  same,   sir,  jist   on its  road  back  tho  again.'  Her Forte.  Grace���Do you not admit tJuut *  wotian is the best judge of another  woman's character? Gwendolyn���Yes; *  good judge; but a better executioner.���  "Smart Set." ���'       '      ' - ���'   -  Poor Lo Snatched Baldheaded.  Dr. David Starr Jordan, president bi  , fihe Leland Stanford, Jr., University, who  has recently discovered a numlber of new  varieties of fish in the streams of Hawaii and the Philippines, is a great  sportsman as well as a conscientious ichthyologist. As might be expected, ho  uses tfhe most approved of modern rods  and flies in fishing.  "I have met some fishermen, even  among professional sportsmen, who prefer old-fashioned methods," said Dr. Jordan^ "land though the ancient story of  the farmer's boy who catches fish with a-  bent pin fastened to a piece, of twine  where full-rigged sports from the city  fail to get a bite borders on the mythi-  aal, I have actually witnessed insltances  >f success with back-number outfits  where modern appliances failed to land  bhe game.  "One day in California I had had a remarkable run of luck, and that night as  we sait around the camp-fire I took occasion to eay that my success was due to  tho superior tie of flies 1 had used:  " 'You may ilallter yourself on tlhe  string you've brought in to-day,' said an  old fisherman who had joined our party,  ���but let me tell you, doctor, that I saw  a Digger Indiaji cat^h more fish in an  hour in this stream than you've landed  all day with your fine flies.'  '"What bait did he use?,' I'asked.  " "Live grasshoppers,' replied the old  man, 'but he didn't impale them. From  his head 'he would stoically pluck a hair  and with it bind the struggling insect to  Bhe (hook. Almost upon the instant that  bhis bait struck the water a fish would  leap for it. After landing liim the Indian would calmly repeat the perform-  ance of snatching a hair from his head  and affixing a fresfli grasshopper to the  hook.'  "'I became fascinated,' continued the  QnsTabor. 'After the Indian had landed  In quick succession a mighty string of  lalmon trout lie suddenly stopped. I  sailed to him to go on with the exciting  jport, but ihe merely smiled grimly and  pointed significantly^ to his head.'  " 'Wfoat was tlhe matter witlh his head?'  [ asked," said Dr. Jordan.  " 'He had plucked it bald,' replied tho  old man."  Edison's Way of Working.  Thomas' A. Edison is said never_ to  read a book, outside of his technical  reading, unless it is mentioned to" him  !>y his wife or some friend. Then he sits  iown and reads until he has finished it.  One evening," says then New' York  'Times," he happened to bo' unusually  Migrossed with some "problems" arid was  lervoualy pacing-up and down his li-  orary.  To divert his thoughts his wife came  In and picked up the first book she saw.  It happened to be "The Count of Monte  Cristo."  " Have you ever read this story 2"  jaid Mrs. Edison to her husband.  He stopped and looked at the title.  "No, I never have.   Is it good?"  Mrs. Edison assured him that it was.  "All right. I guess I'll read it now,"  and within two minutes the "problem,"  whatever it was, had been forgotten, and  Mrs. Stubbs���They have captured^ the  jlevercst hotel robber in the country,  mv dear. Mr. Stubbs���Indeed! Which  hotel did he keep?���"Tit-Bits."  Literary Man���Those are rather cunning little bows you put on that new  pen-wiper you've just made for me, dear.  His wife (with a shriek!���'Heavens!  Fhat's not a pea-wiper! It's my new hatl  Glaring Effrontery.  Uncle Absalom Ashby was much given  X) retailing old and hackneyed jokes. An  tequaintance of his, thinking to cure him  >f the practice, one day gave him a copy-"-  >f "Joe Miller's Jest Book," with the remark that he "might find something new  ai it."  The next time he met the cli gentleman he asked him, "Well, uncle, what  io you think of that'book I gave you  die other day?"  "I don't know who that 'ere Joe Mil- .  ier.is," indignantly responded Uncle Ab-'*  sa/lom, "but I do know he's a thief. He"n >  got hold of a lot of my best stories and -  printed 'em, consarn him!"  A Delicate Hint  Another Fishing Fact.  It was a guest' night" at the club, and  from' the gleam in Stretcher's eyes, w�� ,  'who knew him recognized that he waB in  that humor when a man can tell a fishing story and actually believe it himself.'  It came sooner than we anticipated,  however, owing to a remark dropped byj  Fodders during tho second course.  "Awfully" woolly, this fish, don't you  think 7"  "It isn't as good as ifc might be," re-~  plied Stretcher, j And then, jumping at  the opportunity, ho continued: "That reminds mo of when 1 was sheep farming  in Australia, some years ago���we'had'  somo fish once which were woolly with a  vengeance." ��� >  "Worse than this?" asked ladders.  "I'll tell you all about it, nnd then y<M  oan judge for ' yourself," answered.  Stretcher. "I was farming a few thoo-'  ���and acres'of the low lands which vresw  watered by the Burruimidgce llivor, and  was doing remarkably well. In fact, l/.n  Should have made a fortune thero'if th��  infernal river'hnd not'taken it into itv  head 'to flood just about the lambing ae*-  son'.      " " *  ."Nearly aJl my gruss-land was cover**  with water, and for weeks wc didn't so��  anything of our largest flock of Sheep,,  and naturally enough oamo to the conclusion that fchcy were all^destroyed.    --  "One  day   the   hcad-shcplherd, and   Ij  went   out in a  little  punt- that  we'4.  knocked together, just to have a look  round, and eee if wo could catch some  fish���for the hands at tho station began]'  to want a change of diet.   -  "We caught a lot of blue fish and some  bass, and then I got a bite that nearly. _  jerked me out of the boat; 'but John,  the shepherd, lent me a- hand, and be-,  tween us we pulled the beggar in���and  he, was the strangest looking fish thali  ever. I'd seen.  ( ' "However, there was a lot of him, and  so we made our way back-to the station, -  pleased at having done'so well.  "I needn't tell you that out in th��  back settlements, down below there, w�� .'  didn't use to go in much for cooking.  Our chef at that time was a native called  Wagga, to whom we handed over our  oatck, with instructions to clean, and  bake them in the ashes.  "Later on the meal was served np,  and, of course, everyone wanted to have -  a bit of the big fellow, 'so I served- hkn  out accordingly. _But before I'd helped'  half -a dozen, -I noticed that something  was wrong. .    .      ,,,-'.,  '"What's the matter, boys?'    I    ew-(  '  quired. '   '   !"       7  ," 'Well, iboss,' answered old Steb, Tve'  heard of woolly fish afore, but J'mi  blamed if I ever come across anything'  like this.    Looke' here!'    And he held.  He was a well-meaning young man. '"  He had a way, however, of standing by  the side of a piano and rolling his eyesl out ��a "ls fork *��� laige P��eca of wool I  at the chandelier, while unsweet noises I .  "There waa no mistaking itj so I Be*  gurgled from hia throat. Friends were  too kind to suggest to him that his ef:  forts 'were other than melodious. Such  is the patient charity of this much-maligned world.  The man with iron-gray side whiskers  and an eagle eye showed signs of over-  tested endurance.  It was his daughter who was playing  accompaniments, and It ;was his gas they  were burning.  "Did I understand you to say that you  were going to sing 'Far Away'2"  ��� "Yes."  "Whenl"  ."Why,  no^v."  The questioner took out his watch and  said:  "Well, I'm afraid you haven't much  time to spare. Tlie next train goes in less  than three-quarters of an hour, and  you'll have to start for the far away  right away, if 'you're going to sing there  before the week is out. Good-by, I hato  to have you cut your visit short, but I  wouldn't have those folks in the far  away disappointed for anything!" ���  "Pick-Me-Up."  A Shrewd Guess.  "Readers in the history of astronomy  will remember." says Prof. *W. W. Payne,  In Popular Astronomy, "that.mora than  one hundred years ago Sir William Her-  schel thought, on account of his knowledge of the proper motion-! ol the stars,  that the sun and all the planets with lt  were moving In a straight Hue toward the  constellation of Hercules.'-'Tliis wonderful  conclusion has been spoken of by modern  astronomers as 'one of tho shrewd guesses  for which Hcrschel was justly famous.'  This was mainly so because ho had really  so few data from which to derive such a  stupendous result. Sinco that time astronomers havo been at work trying to  ftoasure the distances of some of the  etara and the velocity with which they  move In line of sight and In direction at  right anglers to It, so that Information  concerning the correctness of Hersclicl's  Euess has'been much Improved, und It all  tends to show that he was not far wrong  In this early conclusion; still, later solu��,  tions are not entirely satisfactory, for  thero Is an outstanding uncertainty re-  sardlng the point toward which our solar  system is movlr.s of ~.t least 10 degrees  or 15 degrees." This point 1* to be settled, It Is hoped, by the expedition sent to  the southern hemisphere at the expenae  of ilr. D. O. Mills.  "A sail!'' shouted the lookout.  The Admiral knit hie brows.  "I hope it's the enemy!" he muttered. "I have enough powder to flgh.6  a battle, but not enough to Are a salute!" .  ' With this he folded his arms ana  gloomily contemplated the horlxoa.���  Detroit Journal  to work to inspect tlie remainder of our  big fish, and I found thai just inside th��  outer layer' of scales it hod a layer of,  wool for all the world like a sheep.        ',  "Of course I began to suspect the1  truth then���and, to cut ,a long story,  short, we found that the lambs ' thmt  had just been born when the river flood-]  ed had adjusted themselves to circumstances. /  "They'd grown fins instead of legs/  gills in place of lungs, and had acquired  on outside skin of scales.  "There hadn't been time for the wool  to disappear altogether, but no doubt  that would have happened in a few gen-  srations���only, when the floods went  down, of course their environment altered again, and they had to change back  once more.  "No, I can't say that they were a sue-'  cess, for, as fish, they were very tallowy;,  and afterwards, when they resumed their *  proper shape, there was always a her-  ringy flavor about the mutton."  Some Letters of Recommendation.  .  The bearer of this has been my hua-,  band now for several years, and is  only leaving me because we both  feel the need of a change. He i*a  willing and obliging, a first-rate roan  aibout the house, runs errands and carries  bundles cheerfully, never kicks aibout  expenses, and is used to one night out a'  week. I can cordially ��� recommend him  to anyone looking "for a good, durabJe  article. Mts. A. Tonguer.  -The young lady who boars this I ha-re  loved passionately for some timo, and dho  is leaving me now only because I cannot  afford to have her any longer. She is  easily loved and responds readily to  caresses, Sho is very fond of flowers and  candy, and expects regular supplies. Sho  likes to go to the theater and eat anything on the bill of fare. Anyone who  wishes to be passionately loved and  broke at the same time will find her up.,  to all the requirements.  Theodore Stuffer.  The bearer of this has been in our employ-for more than n year, as conductor,  Rnd lias given complete satisfaction. During *h!at time he whs never known to  stop .a car -at the right corner, or *o  speak a civil word to a passenger. We  are sorry to lose him.  Street Railway Company.  The bearer of tlhis has been my typewriter for two years past, and only,  leaves me at my wife's urgent request.  She hne a kind, gentle and loving disposition, and ia a most desirable companion.  She enjoys ithe theater very much, and ifl  fond of long; drives. I shall miss her.  Sledger Skate.  M  ^ssK32^55^sI^^SSb  i- Naming The Baby.  Mr. Johnson looked upon from* a letlet  fa had been reading and smiled ft  .���(Soughtful, reminiscent smile. "Well,"  3ie said to his sister, who was fidgetinfl  About the room, waiting for his news,  "judging by Ella's leter, they've ��� had  rjast about such a time naming that  tjaby as people (generally have with thai*  first. You mictht as well sit while" 1 tell  you about it." Mr. Johnson sat down  with'an air of protest, but with gseai  alacrity. '  "Ella, writes ,ttiat she 'had some  !*oughts of calling the baby Laura, aftei  '���other," said Mr. Johnson, with his fin-  Ser at the first sentence of the letter.  but before she had a chance to mention  it; Frank said he wanted''the b*by  named for her. Then���well, I .might as  ,-^ell read It out to you. Here's what  die says:  "'Of oourse I was pleased to mv��  ���flPrank want her named for me, .but right  Uwey-we began to have letters from th*  inefativee. Aunt Myra said if the baby  Sad kar name, ahe should (have all the  'ihaallyi silver and something ^jtk*l"e banl<  ifer ��' nest-egg. Fronk's moflaar wrcrta  jAiit if we folt like naming the/baby fo<  pRrank'e. grandmother, Hannah,, she  idbotfd bo real gratified, and there woe a  ,eet ol pearls and a gold Hc<*lace tUftt  fnoM fall to our baby. ���  ' " 'While we were debating the matter,  '{Wen ol Frank's three sisters',"wroto me  ijiopoaiflg' a fancy name���Beatrice and  lieonom and Franccfica. We* said'them  Jnll over with Bennett and couldn't, tell  i-wnicb sounded best.      J i�� *������*  " Tken"' como a letter from Cousin  teasy saying that she'd been looking uf  jlhinga in the" genealogical rooms anj  here was our chance to do honor to oui  ������ly distinguished ancestress Betsey and  ' ihe "trusted we would see tho propriety  lof giving baby that revered name."  ,  " 'And yesterday I heard from Mattn  Ijjiowles ,and sho said of oourse ther��  , would bo no hesitation in mv mind about  I* name. ' As soon as she heard of tiic  ' *ear baby alie said to herself "Now Ella  |��tn nay her loving tribute to the mem-  |Jiry ��i herigirih<)0d'9 friend and comPaa'  lion, sweet little Julia Anne."  ' "'So you can imagine, father, how  Vuch discussion has come from all these  fetters, and how thankful I was when  ' It last the matter was settled.'"  "Well, how was it settled, I'd like to  ikaatrVi demanded Miss Johnson, impa  iRently; but heT brother shook his head  ' "She doesn't say," he replied, at'which  ilfisa Johnson reached out her hand.  "Give me that letter!" she cried, but  Ifcer brother-stayed her grasping fingers.  ,    "Hold on!" he said.    "Here's a criss-  'erow on the first page that I'd overlooked."      , ,   .  ��� Once more he adjusted his spectacles  |ud read the last words: <        -  1 ��"Fiank says perhaps you ^��MnJ  iwsdarstand, but I.said you would, that  ���f comae we've named the baby laura,  |aat m I'd always intended.'"  __������    ii m -  The Late Dr. Gatling.  ��� Tie fearful instruments of deetruc-  '��on which modern warfare hae de  veleped have not always been th��  inventions .of professional soldiers,  ibut in some 'cases have been devised by civilians witih a purely philanthropic intent. Take the gatling gun for  eaomple, the inventor of which, Dr. Kioh-  aid J. Gatling, died in New York the oth  " er day, aged eighty-five. The idea of his  deBtiuotive gun was suggested to Iiirri  early in the Civil War by the spectacle  of tie great number of soldiers sent  ��home for burial, who had died, not from  '���bullets, but from disease in the hospitals  ,It occurred to him that there were toe  many men in the service. He thought ii  something could be invented whereby  one soldier could do the work of a hun  dred, .the other ninety-nine could stay  at home, and there would be fewer widows and orphans in gonsequence. So he  1'invented a gun which" would throw hundreds of bullets by merely turning a  crank. But though this gun made war  ���more destructive, it did not reduce th<  number of soldiers as he had anticipated. Dr7 Gatling, there is reason to believe, sought to mitigate the evil he had  unintentionally wi ought by turning his  inventive genius to the ai ts of peace, and  his last years were spent in perfecting a  new plow he had invented, which, it is  expected, will revolutionize agricultuie  on the great farms of the West. Th��i  plow runs by gasolene motor of sufficient (  power to propel the machine with tlie |  shares at any. depth up to twelve inches [  The plow not only plows, but harrows .  rolls and seeds the ground at the same1  ,time, thus saving one-fourth,the cost oi  i planting.  Flattery.  U  , i       A Moonlight Pastel.  Tho moonlight fell full upon the green,  sward of the park at Palm Beach. Tho  greensward was soft, however, and tha  moonlight (sustained no serious injuries.  Two figures might have foeen seen sitting  in a secluded nook. They were economizing space in a painfully evident man*  ner. Tho voice of the youth rose ani  fell to the music of the sea, and finally  staggered to its feet and remarked:  "Winsome damsel, I am in love. I  have arrived at this conclusion not hastily, but after careful introspection and  experimentation. Since first I met you  I 'have been troubled, my most alarming  symptom being an aching void. To-nighi  the throbbing of that vacuum has been  so strong that I have been able to locate  it in my heart." f  ' The voice of the youth choked with  mingled emotion and tobacco, both of  which he had been swallowing right  along. Spreading a handkerchief upon  the ground, he fell upon his knees, severing in his impetuosity the last bond of  connection between his suspenders anal  his sky-blue trousers.  "Oh, fairest of maids I" bo pleaded,  "enter now into that emptiness and 311  it with'thy light and lavender perfume."  The fairest of maids smiled,sadly and  abruptly. Her face were that far-away  expression so characteristic of Pike's  Peak. 'Her mind was wandering down  the dim corridors of memory and hfrd  far to go. Her silence had the delicate  odor of pepsin gum. Tile youth pressed  her for an answer until bis arm aoked  with the exertion. ' '������  Finally, after consulting her notebook,  she made reply: >  "At present I am heart-free. HowereK,  Jimmy Brown is scheduled for two'weeks  from next Monday; until> then I ami  thine."  As the fateful.words' fell, from her lies  the youth caught them before they hit  the ground and pressed them to his  bosoms The maid leaned over and planted a kiss on his youthful brow, coyly removing her teeth as she did so.  After regulating their hearts so as to  run neck and neck, and combining their  thoughts into one'idea',' they wandered  out into the cold, unfeeling world, and  naught could be heard in the palm-  punctured atmosphere save the strident  bazoo of the -dyspeptic toy alligator.-���  "Judge."  The Englishman Impaled.  War between the Scotch and the English is on once more. This time swords  and long* bows are not the implements  of vengeance, but the pens 'of authors.  Not long ago the publication of "The Unspeakable, Scot" aroused much resentment among the dwellers in Caledonia  by 'its unjust criticism of the Scotch  people. A counter-thrust hoe now appeared from the pen of Angus McNeill,  entitled "The Egregious English." This  is made up of scathing irony, sarcasm,  criticism, and hypercriticism, directed  against the English people and'some of  their customs and institutions.  In brief,.Mr. McNeill says England ie  decadent. Her men of business are "Willie boys;" her' journalists are, tied to  apron-strings; her employed men are servile slaves; her women are as homely as  Don Quixote's duenna, and with no redeeming qualities of mind; her Army is  weighted down,with commissioned officers, knowing well how to climb the social ladder, but understanding nothing  and caring as much about how to scale  a kopje; iier clergy aie debased cultures, dishing up-to a gluttonous publia  pabulum containing ,no ingredients < of  true religion, or etmes; her politicians  are wire-pullers; her poets died long  ago; and her fiction writers are skilled  only in glossing over the vulgar and presenting the manufacture to an undiscern-  ing public. And so on through the list  of subjects to the last, "The Beloved"���  the Englishman abroad���well, described  in ,the irony of the author aa follows:  "He drops fatness and blessings as he  walks. He smiles benignity and gracious-  aess and 'I-am-glad-to-see-you-all-looking-  30-well.' And before him runs one in  plush, crying:/rWho is the most popular  man of this footstool?' And- all the  people shall rejoice and say, The Englishman���God bless him!'"  Wisdom.  "I find that flattery goes a great way  with people," remarked a popular woman, "and it is astonishing how thickly  (you can spread it on. I used to think  that flattery .should be veiled; that you)  admiration should be insinuated rathei  than openly'.'expressed; but, bless me,  tQiat is delicacy thrown away! I find  tliat there is not one person in a hundred  who will not swallow complacently the  most extravagant compliments, and take  all that you say in perfect good faith  Of course, tact must be employed. There  is an obviously fulsome flattery tliat  only annoys���the fawning, sweety-sweety  people who have the same sugared  phrases for everyone arc bores���but in  a.quiet, sensible way, to deliver a compliment as if. it were an indisputable  fact, always tells, and, as I say, one  need never be afraid of making it toe  strong!"  i ��i ���  Repartee.  Miss Itceakay (patronizingly)���Rather  embarrassing for you, I should think, always to be blushing when you shouldn't.  Miss Daymuro���And equally embarrassing for you, I should think, never to be  blushing when you should J ��� "Smart  Set-  Young Bird���-What an extraordinary  ievelopment of legs it's gotl  Old Biid���Of course���that's why they  ���all it a "spring" chickoni���"Ally Slop-  tor's Half-Holiday."  Lifebuoy Soap���disinfectant���is strongly  recommended by the medical profession as  �� safeguard against infectious diseases.     ��  -Marie Corelti on English  f   .   Society.  Jfarie Corelli paints a sombre picture  of modern London society in a recent article in the "Lady's Realm," on the "Decay of Home Life in England." She declares that the love of home ��� tho  desiroito make a home���"is far stronger  in the poorer classes nowadays than in  the wealthy or even the moderately rieli  of the general community, and, adds:  "Women of "the 'upper ten' are no longer  pre-eminent as rulers of tho home, but  are to be seen daily and nightly as noisy  and pushing frequenters of public restaurants. The great lady is seldom or  never to be found 'at home' on her own  domain, but she may be easily met at  the Carlton, Prince's or the Beikeley (on  Sundays). The Old World chatelaine of  e great house, who look pride in looking  after the comfort 'of all her retain����,  who displayed an active interest in every,detail of management, sui rounding  herself with choice furniture,' fine pictures, sweet linen, beautiful flowers, and  homo delica-tes of her own personal  muke or supervision, is becoming well-  nigh obsolete. 'It is such a bore being  at homel' is quite an ordinary phrase  with the gawk-girl of the piesent day.  who haane idea of the value of rest as  en aid to"bcauty, or of the healthful and  strengthening influences of a quiet and  well-cultivated mind, and who has made  herself what is sometimes casually  termed,* 'sight' by her skill afc'hockey,  her speed in cyoling, and her general  'rushing about,' in order to "get anywhere away from the detested 'home.'  The mother of a family'now aspires to  ���eem ���iw young asv her daughters, and  among the^vanishing graces of society  may be noted the grace of old age. No-  ' body is ^eld nowadays. Man of sixty  wed girls 9t sixteen���women of fifty lead  boys of twenty to the sacrificial altar.  . .^. The real 'old' lady, the real 'old'  gentleman will soon be counted among  ike 'rare and curious' specimens*of the  race. The mother who was not 'married  at sixteen' will ere long be a remarkable  prodigy, and the paterfamilias who never  explains that he 'made an unfortunate  marriage when quite a boy' will rank beside her as, a companion phenomenon.  We have only tv scan the pages of those  periodicals which cater specially for fashionable folk, to see what a frantic dread  of age pervades all classes of pleasure-  loving society. The innumerable nostrums for removing wrinkles, massaging  or 'steaming" the complexion, the'coverings' for bald heads, the 'transformations'  for thin hair, the 'rays' of gold, or copper  of auburn, which are cunningly'contrived  fox gray or, to use the more polite word,  'faded' tresses; the great army of manicurists, masseurs and 'beauty specialists'  who, in tihe most clever way, manage to  maice comfortable incomes out of * the  general panic whioh apparently prevails  among their; patrons at5 the inflexible,  unstoppable march of Time���all these  tilings ore striking proofs" of the constant, desperate fight kept "up by a large  and foolish majority against the laws of  God and Nature."  Here is Miss Corelli's picture of the  daily life of the average "wife" who belongs to the smart set: "She rises languidly from her bed at eleven, and occupies all her time till two o'clock in dressing, manucuring, 'transforming* and 'maa-  soging.' She also receives and sends a  few telegrams. At two o'clock she goes  out in her carriage and lunohes with  some chosen intimates at one or other  of the-fashionable restaurants. Lunch  over, she returns home and lies down  for an hour. Then she arrays herself in  an elaborate tea-gown and receives a  favored few ia her boudoir, where, ovei  a_ cup of tea, she assists to tear into  piecemeal portions the characters of hei  dearest friends. Another 'rest/ and again  the business of toilet is resumed. When  en grande tenue she either goes out to  dinner or entertains^ a large party of  gueste at her own table. A tete-a-tete  meal with her husband would appear to  her in the light of a positive calamity.  She stays up plaj'ing 'bridge' till two or  three o'clock in the morning and retires  to bed more or les3 exhausted, and can  only sleep with the aid of narcotics. She  resumes the same useless' existence and  perpetrates the same wicked waste of  time again the next day, and every day.  Her children she scarcely sees, and ^the  management of her house is entirely removed from her hands. The housekeeper .takes all the accounts to her husband,  who meekly pays the same, and lives foi  the most' part at his club or at the  houses of his various sporting friends.  'Home* is for him a mere farce. He  knew what it was in his mother's day,  when his grand old historical scat was a  home indeed, and all tlie members of the  family, young and old, looked upon it as  the chief center of attraction, and the  garnering point of love and faith and  confidence; but since he grew up to manhood and took for his life paitnei' a rapid lady of the new motor school of morals, he stands like Mai ins among the  ruins of Carthage, contemplating the  complete wreckage of his ship of life, and  knowing sadly enough that he can never  sail the seas of hope again."  Humor ol tlie Hour.  First School-boy���Say, Willie, why  does the morning-glories close up  when  the  nrgnt  comes?  Second School-boy���Well, I don't  pertend to know de exact reason, but  I heard my pa talk-in' about an early-  closing by-law. an' I guess dat's at  de bottom of  it all.���The Moon.  He put his.arm  around her waist���  The color left her cheek; ,'  But' on the  shoulder of his coat  It 'showed for 'bout a week.'  ���Atlanta Constitution.  * ,  "What is your weight, Miss Alice?"  "Greater than I like. And it is increasing every Jday." -  "Indeed., And what is it now?"  "Let's see���I .think it is two years  since you began to come here."  He pondered deeply for a moment,  and then a great light ^dawned on  him. When ,he .left two hours later  it was all    arranged.���Kansas    City  Journal. > ,   .  ���  ��� Owner���See here I," You   want   to,  handle   that  trunk more  careiully.  Porter���I'll look out for it, sir.     I  know a man  who let one fall on his  toes last month, an' he ain't'out of the  hospital yet.���Town and Country.     '  "I have been taking my fencing les-,  son," said the strenuous Senator as,he  touched with some pride various plasters and bandages. ' /  'His colleague gave a breath of relief. "I am glad,",he remarked, earnestly, "that it was'a mere common fencing lesson. * From your^ appearance  I judged that you had ,been taking a  barb-wire-fencing     lesson."���Brooklyn  Life.      ��  ��  "Of, course, you're interested in this  movement for good roads," said the  expert automobilist. ,  "I'm afraid I,can't have the sort of  road I'd like," replied the beginner.     ,  . "What sort's that ?"      K'  "One that's'hard while'you're  riding along it and soft when you sit down  on it suddenly."���Philadelphia Press..   ���������  Husband (impatiently) ��� Where's  your mistress ? She said she'd be  ready in a minute, and I've waited half  an hour.  Maid���She'll be down in a second,  sir. She's changing her complexion to  match her new-gown.���Dubuque Telegraph-Herald.    * , ,\  ^  0  "This is a very wet country.     What  do you raise here chiefly ?",,  " "Umbrellas.'V-Chums.'  ,- . ���   ~  ,'�� Bob���Archie has just bought a seat  on the Stock Exchange.  , Edith���The dear boy !   J shall make  him two sofa pillows for it at once ���  Judge.   p    ,       ,    - 7 -v.  ��   Arthur���Millie may be a little peculiar at times, but she means all right.  Harry���Yes, I guess that's so; but  what are you driving at ?  A'rthur���I called at her house t'other  nighty and to-day she said it was not  until I had gone that shev realized what  a pleasant evening she was having.���  Boston Transcript.  'i  ��  "This," said the'dealer, "is the very  latest odometer. vYou should have  one."'  "What's the idea of it V inquired the  beginner.  "It registers the    number of miles  your automobile travels."       ,  # "Have you anything that will register the various distances I travel when  I'm thrown out ?"���Philadelphia Press.  The Predominant Partner!  Why the Teakettle Sings.  Little Tom will doubtless become a  scientist. Alreody he has begun to see  the connection between cause and effect.  He was looking,- says the New York  "Times," at a drop of water through tho  microscope. Here and there* and everywhere were darting animalculae.  "Now I know," said he, "what sings  when the kettle boils. It's these littlo  bugs."  m O ��� m  "What does comfortable circumstances  mean!" "Why, you're 'comfortable'  when you're neither poor nor rich."���  T>^f[r^^f  "Free  T>raag��  Husband���You're not economical. Wife  ���Well, if you don't call a woman eoo-  domical who eaves her wedding-dress for  i possible second marriage I'd like to  mow what you think economy; is.���  Philadelphia "Inquirer."  Through the ins and outs of the years  you'll find  One simple rule should be  borne in  mind :  Be sure that you have a reliable soap  Before you blow any bubbles of hope.  ���Atlanta Journal.  ���  t  They had started for a stroll.  "There is our minister," he said;  "I'm going to ask him" to join us."  "To join us ? Oh, George, this is so  sudden 1 But hadn't you better speak  to papa .before engaging the minister,  dear ?"���Spare Moments.    l  Young Shortun���Sir, I���er���wish to  'marry your daughter. ��  Old Gotrox���Young man, my daughter will continue to'abide beneath the  parental roof.  Young Shortun���Oh, thank you, sirl  I was afraid we would have- to occupy  a flat.���Chicago News.  ��  Things educational are away to the  bad in some of tlie South Dakota  school districts. As soon as a new  teacher arrived sope man came along  and married her, and all the children  are ill from eating too, much wedding  cake. Not long ago the following notice was put up on the door of one district school: "Teacher wanted���If  single must be old and unattractive,  as two wealthy bachelors threaten to  marry the next teacher of this school."  To avoid a clash on account of the  notice a compromise was agreed to,  so that two very determined old maids  now teach the school week about.  The satisfaction of having the  washing done early in the day,  and well done, belongs to every  user of Sunlight Soap. iob  ' Smithers had returned from business,,  ^atcn his dinner and read half through i  /ho evening paper befoicl'lre noticed that! '  lis wife had scarcely spoken for tlie past!  two hours. '  "VVhat'sithe matter, my,dear?" he'!  inquired, when the'fact'.dawned upon*;  lim. "What makes you so quiet to-'  ��ight!" ��� , ;,    '  "I'm thinking," replied the lady.  - "What about?", "    t ;'   /  "Why, I am a partner in your firm���-���  tm I'not?" '     ' . '    /     '  "M'yes, I suppose so."        >  , ."Well, anyhow, dad put a lot of money into it for me, didn't he?" ,  "Y-y-yes," reluctantly acknowledged"'  Smithera. �� .    ,  "And yet you call it 'John Smithers  fc Co.'" '      - , ,i  , *-"Why not?" ��� v  "' -   ,-  "Fancy alluding to me as 'Co.'!'*  An*/   '  3ie pained  voice  of the little woman;'  mowed how greatly ehe felt the insult.:    \  'I don't" like  it, and,  what's more, II'  ion't think it's righ't."   ' '   >,  "What would you suggest/ then?" . ,  isked the wretched man. ,        A j i  "Well���why not Mra Smithera and ' <  Husband?"        " i��  "But you,are not the predominant- ,  partner/ exclaimed Smithers, "and would ' '  therefore have no right to go first." >   ,'  ''How about John Smithers and,Wife/ *'  then?" , r        ''      *  "Perfectly ridiculous, my dear,"- said   \  Smithers; "I've n��ver heard of such e> > '  thing in my life.. It's absurd, and-^���".* \?  v "Oh I of course, anything fchat'I mig--'  gtest is ridiculous or absurd,",interrupted'  Mrs. Smithera.   "Anyhow, I'm not gome  to be 'Co.' any longer, so I can.tell you? "*J  "What can I do, my dear?" r-    .,'*���;���  "1^ don't know what- you can do," an- '  Bwered the little woman; "but I know /  what I can and will dc^���and that la >.  'make dad withdraw all, the money htf<-�� >'  put in, unless you find someway out ofV AV,<  it." - ^-     '    ^ *:''ri ."'__  For a moment'he felt like swearing,' '��� '  and then he wanted to tear his 'hairy ' .*  but suddenly the idea occurred to him. -  V A  "We'll call it 'Smithers,'" saids hi* - ���  And "Smithers" it is.     '       ������   '     -A *?.;  i ii i  fr  ',-'  "A Mother's Responsibility,     -.    ':  Every mother is' responsible to jsome  extent for the health of her little ones, '  and the prudent mother will always keep  at hand  the  means for .protecting  the  health of her children.' For this purposer -  there is absolutely no medicine con'compare with  Baby's Own' Tablets.    These* ,  Tablets   speedily   relieve   and   promptly  ,  cure  all   stomach  and   bowel   troubles,  break up colds, check simple fevers, pre- '  vent croup, and allay the irritation accompanying "the cutting of teeth.   TheyA  are good for children of all  ages from  ,  birth  upwards," and are  sold  under a"  guarantee   to   contain   no -opiate   orT~  harmful drug.    All mothers  who have k  used   Baby's  Own Tablets  praise- them.,  and keep them in the house.   Mra. John  Weaver, Blissfield, N.B., 6ays: "I have u  family of t six children and have used ,  Baby's Own Tablets and know that they'  'are the best medicine >I have ever used  for my little ones."  You can get Baby's Own Tablets from -  any druggist, or they will'be sent by mail,-  postpaid, at 25 cents a box, by writing  to the Dr.* Williams' Medicine Company,  Brockville, Ont. - '  A i  A Fortune-Tellers Clients*. '     ���   V.  A fortune-teller who has just retired  from business says that the majority of  her clients,1' were married women from  thirty-five to fifty years of age. Very  few unmarried women, excepting really  young ones, consulted her, she said. ll*  was the discontented, unhappy ones that  'came for consolation and hope. "They  ���wanted to be told that they would be  widows, and I told them, and they used  to go away radiant; but they didn't  'want to be told that they'd remain  widows; not they! Not the oldest,oi  plainest of tHiem, and to make them entirely hopeful I had to indicate another  husband���rather vaguely, of course. He  was already married, with this er that '  number of children, and it was evident  that my client had him already in her  eye, for she nearly always said, TTesj  that's him!' and gave,me details,about *  - him, and said she wa.9 sure 'things would  right themselves'���which, of course, re��  ferred to his wife being got rid of somen  how when her husband had gone to  glory." .  The Pope's Contemporaries.       '  Though born two months after the  end of 1809, the Pope may fairly be included among the big babies who made  that year the richest in births of the  nineteenth century. During the twelve  months from January 1 to fJeccmbcr 31,  1800, Gladstone, Bismai ck, Abraham Lin,  coin, Tennyson, Elizabeth Barrett Brown.  ing, Darwin and Oliver Wendell Holmes  all first saw the light. Such a coincidence in appearance surely bespeaks tho  presence of genius in the atmosphere. In  the eighteenth century 1J09 was similarly memorable for the birth of Napoleon,  Wellington, Ney, Soult, Bourienne, Chateaubriand, Mehemet Ali, Cuiver, Hum-i  boldt and Castlereagh. The great. Birth  year of this century must be left fo*q  some chronicler in the next to note. Per��  haps it is 1903.  "This is the third postponemcn^yoii  have asked, Mr. Counsel," said' the  Judge, "and I warn you that unless you  can furnish a thoroughly good excuse  the case will at once proceed."  "Your Honor," replied the counsel,  "I simply ask a week's delay to enable  my client to look around aiid see fiowi  much money he can raise, in order ta  give me a clew to the amount of energy;  and talent, I am expected to use osi has  behalf."  "The case is postponed for one  week," said the Judge.���Cleveland  Plain Dealer. f-Wi  \2p  AT! IV     J-S. c,  ATI'RIJAY,    JULY,1    25     190;'.  !  5> ���  PICKED UP H&RE AND THERE.  Chill nil   o)   >'ii;;I.ui>(1:  St Mm 1 in'-, flmruli, cor. Tliiril, aii'l Triiln-  m- ->i i-ufi <,. Siimliiy m��rvicui, MnlinsiLt 11 11.  m., I'.ictisfiii'-, 7:ilQ*|i. 111. Ci'lcliriitiou ol Holy  Communion, J-il Sunday in o.k-Ji nitfiitli and  011 -lipochU i>i-a:isi<ui -. Siimla} School, S1111-  iltty :;l :i |>. 111. Uoiiwriittro .Vi'otiinjs, lit.  Tliur-ilii} in each month.  1        Kcv. K. I.. Stuiilionsoii, Hector.  St. Auili-ow's I'l-c ,li.\ (ci-iiui ChiiK-li liolil  sonic'i's in Iho Oh-ivcli on Si'i-oml Sti-erl.  Moi-niri^ huniu- lit II r-\pniiij; --ei vice 7:30  .Siiiiilny School ut the clus.i< ol tho morning  sonic". Kcv. li. Turl'irijfKMi, "iHrs'isler. I^ico  'llculin.; lidoni. lo nliicli nil in-u ��eicoinc.  Just airivcd: A large cousign-  ment of first class G-roceiies. If  yon want an outfit try Stables and  Lumsden.  'Mrs. Scharschmidt and sou,   and  licr two rasters,   the Misses Butler,  ���  were here on a visit this week.  Bicycles for rent���bicycle repairing���Pilliua:i S: Co.  Mr.   1-1.   H.    Morris,     fnspector  ior the Bank 6( Commerce and   Mr.  W.   Leggnlr? assistant,    are  at tlie  Grand Hotel.  1  The drawing for'the-Bicycle will  take place at  Pillman's tonight.  W. A. Anderson, of Discovery,  left for the new strike on the Alsek  river, aftcroutfitling at Whitehorse.  , We   wish him   luck.  Finest stock in Atlin:���17 tons  of all kinds of Groceries just arrived atN. C. Wheeling & Co.'s.  Murdock McKay and Squarbrigge  have installed their plant ou .Spruce,  the plant is essentially a labor  saving- device and Messrs. McKay  and Squatbrigge desiic us to say  that thev   would like  the   Soruce  " - *��� 1  Creek miners to have a look at it;  lhc plant is on 3 and 4 above  Discover-,.  Laigc shipment of Alarm, Mantle, Kitchen and Office Ciocks just  arrived at Jules Eggcit's.  Father LcChesne will hold  service in Mr. Jenn's house, corner  of Trainor and Second St. at 10  a. m. Sunday.  Just received a new line of dry  goods and groceries alPillman's. '  McDonald's Grocery makes a  specialty of fresh eggs   and butter.  Judge Henderson will open  Conty Court on Tuesday 2SU1.  next at n a.  111.  Fishing Tackle of all kinds at  C. R. Bourne's. ,  W. G.   Paxton,   Notary   Public-  intends   being   in Discovery eveiy  evening. ��� Office   at Palmci's, opposite Nugget Hall.  1   *~  Air. 11. A. Morris, of Vancouver  is registered at the I?oval  Plotel.  You will find a new liueofstaliou-  ary and confectionary at Pillman's.  Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Henderson and daughter arrived on  Wednesday's boat, they are  staying at the Grand Hotel.  Bring your cash to Joe Palmer's  store, in Discovery ��� Hats, shoes,  shirts, etc., etc., can be had there  at any price ; above, below or at  cost, just as you wish.  Mr. W. Ii. Fisher, Barrister,  was among the arrivals on Wedues-  dav.  If you   want  good  table   bulter  cail at the irom sto'rk.  ���    Large   assoi tment    of all kinds  of Boots and Shoes, just arrived   at  M. C. Wheeling & Co.'s  ���Mr. and Mis. D. "L. Wray of  Bclhvood Pa., weie in Atlin this  week. Mr. Wray is ' interested in  the B. A. D. Co. and is Vice President of lhe,Bell\vood Bank.  Fresh Lowney's Chocolates al  C. R. Bourne's.  ���Mr. A. 11. Garrett, Miss Garrett  and'Arthur J. Kappellare registered  at the Grand Hotel.  Mrs. Mackintosh and Mrs. Dicki-  son have opened an Ice Cieam  Parlor and Lunch Room in connection with (heir Bakery at Pillman's old store on First Stic'ct,  which they have purchased. They  respectfully solicit a share of the  public patiouage.  Singer sewing . machine "drop  head'' with all attachments $60  grade, in good condition, price $50.  Apply to Tho. PL Brown, Taku.  Care of Gleaner.  A  eJCIt  I;  ��  vx JiMWJTtrnt *a  NOTICE. "  -RJOTrCli' is hereby given tlintll'J ilnjs, nftei-  - (Into mc intern! to apply to the Chief  ConiinUsionct' of l.ijndi and Woi-lih for n il  ycai". Icn-sO o'f tliuTollowiriR described land,  lor i-pser-voir pin-poses, situated al the lipud  01 Kldovarto Creek, 111 the Atlin District-  *- Comrnciiciii!; at a post marked North-east  corner, thoneo South Knstevl} to post No, 2;  thence touth Westerly across IJldorado  Crock to Post No. 3;- thence North Westerly to post No. 4; thoneo North liastei-ly  to point ot commencement, containing by  ndiiul survey 12.12 acres. ,  Oatod at Atlin.U.O., IhU 7th day of July 1903.  The Atliii Mining: Co. Limited.  ���   *;We are still selling Mens' Furnishings,-  Boot's and Shoes .below cost prices.-  i,i . i ���>   ,  A glance at our shelves*-will convince-  you that we , carry the largest, cleanest,  freshest and best selected '^tock of Fancy  and Staple Groceries in the,..Camp." Prices"(  are always right at the IRON STORE, call  with your Orders and be convinced. ' '  Esc/*  iS  IGE A. KEI  Clothing," Dry    (Goods, "Groceries,' Boot's;''  Shoes, Miners' Hardware, Drugs, Etc.- '  Furs bought at highest Market Prices  ATLIN BOOM.  Having decided to retire from  business, the undersigned offers  for sale his business establishments  at Atlin and Discovery, consisting  of .Store, Duelling Out-houses and  Stock of General Merchandise,- together with'Good-will of Business.  This is a rare chance to procure  a Good Business in " The Most  Prosperous Cash*" in B. C.  Terms liberal.  M. Folev.  The .Rise and Fall.  The lowest and highest temperatures reccided for the week ending  26th inst, are as follows :  July   17 37 55  .  18 .         43 53  ,  19     ��� ���       "42 ' 53  ,������20 .         46 56  .21 -37 57  ^ 22 .       .41 67  ,23 -3-5 76  VftTE   give special attention to Mail and 'Telegraphic Orders.  AGENTS' FOR  -J   ' Standard Oil Co. ^  . '  Rose of Eliensbury Butter. "  ' '  The Cttdahy Packing Co.     ,  Chase & Sanborn's Coffee..  Groceries, Fruit & Vegetables���Crockery,  .Wholesale k 'Retail. >  >��  Skagway,  Alaska. *-  First fStreet,   Atlin.  I KEEP NONE BUT PRIME STOCK���LOWEST MARKET PRICES.  assd Retail      *#  &  DIXON   BROTHERS,   Proprietoi-s     .   *o��   Pool   &   Billiards,   Free.  Freighting and Teaming.        *���*        Horses and Sleighs for Hire.  Wholesale   and    Retail    Butcher  ^ 1 v  '   FIRST .STREET,    ATLIN,   B.   C  o��   ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS���  Fresh fruits and vegetables received on every boat at Pillman &  Co's.  The following Sailings are announced for the month of Juno,  leaving Skagway at 6 p.m., or on  rrrival of the train :  Prtncess May  July 21  >i    3i  Aug. 10  ,, . 21  ' ,1    30  For  further information,  apply or  write to    I-I. B. Dunn, Agent,  Skagway, Alaska.  Amur  July 27  Aug.   5  ..      15  ..     25  Sept.   4  A Large Consignment   of:  Dry Goods Wall Paper Carpets  Oilcloth Window Shades Groceries  Potatoes Oranges Lemons Fresh Vegetables  All at the Lowest Market Prices,  \   Lo    PILLMAN    &.. CO.  Prices for the Season 1903.  Rough, up to S inches, $35.  do        do     10      ,,        40.  do        do     12    ,,,        45.  Matched Lumber, $45.  Surfacing, $5.00 per 1000 feet.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST   OF   GOODS  ,'f  I  Santa  Johnstone,   Prop.

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