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 r "  h  I  IA  �� 7  2<   <  A 'V  rj    ,-        vfi  I _ (  -    I  ��� s j S"EA      . .v    r     ...  ._  *  ~ .    -" st Jf  r  I*  s';f.  V  ' - .^ *'-   - i,  /C-^7A  ���C 'i  /  t      l *���    /  o -. . \  /r-i  F  t  i/ ,  ft -  Saturday   Evening.   ,*���  I  Liao Yang ������Japanese  aie  cm-  baiking  two  di\ isions_ near  Kaio  Chou,   in   oidei   to -lciuloice  the  *-  aimy m front of Port Aithui.  Tokio:'���<Aftei   a  fierce battle,  r  - i- ���  Geneial    'Kmoki's. tioops    drive  'Russians' -fioiu  '  stiongly r lorti-  fied positions at Kiao'Tung.    The  fight began on -the iSth and ended  "' o"ii  the^ 1:9th.   'The  Japanese" lost  ;J     424   killed-and   wounded,-and the  ,    -Russian   losses  estimated Ait  one  '  ** thousand.       _ ��� *   '  Chefoo :���Chinese ai living" here  fiom   Port'Arthur'state, that   the  Japanese made anothei torpedo at:  tack last Thursday.  St. Petersburg ��� ��� The steamer  Malacca is now at Sada Bay, where  she will be inspected ^by British  and Russian consuls, .and  theiAre-  r  leased1* <*    t     -    v,  -^ V  , London :���Papers here generally  express satisfaction   now   that  the  Malacca incident .'s to be settled in  accordance  with   the  demands'of  ,1 ,* ,"."'���-'  Great Britain, though- there ls^the  *  -��� , . ' "* cc  answer -to .await on the question or  *'   the 'passage,, through   the"'Darda-  "    nelles of the volunteer-fleet, before  *   -believing that'all >danger-liUs been  averted.  yi' V"    ^  RATLIN, ���B. C,   SATURDAY,    JULY    30,  * 1904.  NO. 263  .11 .)-,,  Tlig union "Must 'Pay  The   Jury    Decides-, Against  *.   , 'Laborers.    *-��� ���  , * Tuesday Morning.  Tien Tsin ���In accordance with  oideis issued by General Kuropatkin, the Russians commenced to  evacuate New Chwang on Sunday.  Yesterday (Monday) 'morning the  Russian* railway station was in  flames. The" Russians were evidently destroying their .property  previous to evacuation.  New Chwang:���A battle was  fought on Saturday utar Ta Tche  Kiao, resulting in heavy loss  The progress of the battle was  watched by many people in New  Chwang from the loofs of houses.  London : ��� A vessel has been  sunk by the Vladivostock squadion  and is suppose'd to be the "Hiogo,"  one of the Nippon Line  It is believed that the object of  the Vladivostock squadron, coming out into the Pacific, is to interrupt trade' between America and  Japan, and steamers from Canada  and the United States are therefore  in serious danger.  A Chefoo despatch states that  a Japanese fleet of 20 wai ships and  20 torpedo boats bombaided Hwang  Shin tor three hours, and the forts  replied. The lesults have not been  learned yet.  Owing to the telegraph wire being down, in the vicinity of Tele-  grph Creek, no telegiaphic news  has been received since Tuesday  morning.  '''The vcidict letiuncd by the juiy  iu the action for damages hi ought  by the Centei Slai mining.Co.,  against'the' Rossland.. Miners' Un-  ion No 38. Western Federation'of  Miners, found that the defendants,  in  connection   with   the  strike of  1  igoi, had-maliciously conspired  together to molest and mjuie the  plaintiff and other mine  owners of  " ' s.J��  Rossland, and- assessed the-dam  ages-due the company in consequence of this at $12,500.      *  M News of Interest  ��� SALOONS -CLOSED. UP  By Klondyke Licence. Commissioners^���Refused to   r  -V  - Grant Licences.  f Dawpon . ��� Great consternation  and excitement has been caused  here by the closing of thirty-five  saloons, owing to the refusal of the  Board ' of ^Licence Commissioners  to grant renewals.  ' Among those closed'was the not-  ed Pioneer, owned by-George Butler, it being one of the finest establishments i>i the North. Many of  the houses closed had invested as  high as $20,000 individually.  ' The press denounciates the Commissioners and scores the Government relentlessly. The action of  the Commissioners, who put out of  business in one day, without previous notice, some of the largest and  costliest establishments, on the  ground that there were too many  licences, i.eeds investigation.  Diptheria at Fort Yukon.  Sixty-four cases of diptheria and  five deaths arc reported at1- Fort  Yukon. Dawson is enforcing a  stiict quarantine.  The Hon. Chief Justice Gordon-  Hunter left Victoria ou the 28th en  route for Atlin.  If you want the latest Magazines  and Papers, go to Pillman's.  Lowney's Chocolates, direct from  factory.���C. R. Bourne.  FOR SALE���Skating and Curling Rinks.���Apply A. D. Luwis.  NOTICE���Foi Sale, Two Hotels,  ���The Leland, Atlin, and The  Royal, Discovery. ��� Apply E. P.  Quxkn.  NOTICE. ��� One ton of Honey,  from Los "Angeles, which was delayed in shipment, has arrived, and  is at Stewart's Store, Discovery,  where orders will be taken. It is in  5 gal. cans--at 25c. per lb.���Wm.  Lawson.  The body of the late Piesident  Kmger i,s to be intened at Pietoria.  ' Gieat Iiiitain and Geimany have  enteied into an aibitration couven-  tion.  Sir Wm. McGregoi is to succeed  Sir Cavendish   Boyle  as Governor  of Newfoundland." '  - *- i\ <��� " - >    ,-  , A snuff-box, which once belonged  to Louis XV., was sold in London  a short time ago foi $io,"ooo.    V  ' A leigu of tenor exists in Morocco. The Government has no  troops to cope with the bandits,  who are looting the entire countryside outside Tangiers.  , '       .   "-,  ' <*��� <      '  A boy'in Boston, aged 9, the son  of Prof. Leo Wiener, has  mastered  several    dead    languages,_ higher  mathematics  and  sciences, \ and  is  fitted ,lto eutei Harvaid University.  The new million-dollar bridge at  New Westminster, which has been  completed to the older of the British Columbia Government, was  opened on the 23rd with elaborate  celebrations. ' *  "' Lloyd's Registry Book, published  on ,the first of this month,,'gives  the total "vof the woild's'shipping  k(vessek'of ���ioo' tons and upwards)  as' ~34,789,,iS9'" tons,*--- of * which,  16,580,845 are British ; the United  States comes second with 3,849,400,  and Geimany third with 3,369,807.  Twenty Million Dollar  Surplus Over  Ordinary-  Revenue.  Ottowa :���The total ��� revenue for  the fiscal j-ear'will leach $71,000,-  000, with expendituie on consolidated fund, $54,000,000.  Sir William Mullock has given  notice of a bill to prevent emplo}'-  ment of aliens on subsidized govei n-  nieut work.  Lloyds   Asks   100 per Cent.  Against War Between  Britain and Russia-  London:���One hundred percent,  is the premium asked by Lloyds  to insure against war between  England and Russia occurring  vvithiu three weeks.  Riot at Treadwell.  Rioting between the Japanese  and Slavonian employees of the  Treadwell mine smarted on the 22nd  and United States Marshal Shoup  was appealed-to for aid. The riot  was caused by feeling in regard to  the Russo-Japanese war.  Vancbuverite    Wins   King's  Gold  Medal.  Private Perry, of Vancouver,  won $1,250 and the King's gold  medal at Bisley, making 48 out of  a possible 50 at 1000 yaids.  Mrs,   Ma'ybrick   is   Now   at  Liberty.  Mrs. May brick was set at hbeity  on July 22nd. She left England  on that day foi France, on hei way  to the United States.  Mi. Wolfers, of Ijie Gold House,  Discoveiy, desires lo inform the  public that he has engaged an extra  first-class chef for night work, and  that the restaurant will now be  open day and night Vegetables,  grown iu the Gold House garden,  served fresh daily.  Card of Thanks.  We wish to thank the people of  Atlin, Discovery and the Creeks  for their great kindness to us 111 our  sad bereavement and loi their ln\-.  ing floral tributes to our "P'lby  Boy."        Mr. and Mrs. D.WtS,  1 <    'I  " <*i  Atlin  is  now   finuly established  as'a   permanent   and   substantia}  city.    The liydiaulic and di edging  mines will continue to  be  worked  foi years to come, as will  also the  individual  placer  claims. ' So far,  > -       , -  the  operations   have  been   almosjt  exclusively confined to placer mining, but to-day quai'tz. is gaining  favor in the eyes of both prospector  and capitalist, many ledges, which  up to date were simply held by  annual assessment work, are being  opened; up and developed with 3  view of proving their real value  *��� Piincipal among these is the  ',' Beavis " Mine^Athn, owned by  Messis. C. E.,Wynne Johnston and  *" J "*��� "  H. Maluin.    Piactical development  work1 has( shown  encouraging re*-  sults and sceral  shipmentsof the  oie'have pro'ved tint'this mjne will  be'a profitable shipper.'   -  ��� The '." White. Moose," :at Taku  Arm,   is  "also  shipping oreVto the  B. C. Smelter, and the owners aie,  highly satisfied -with results."  ., A small stamp1 mill  is crushing  ore on the " Yellow Jacket," Pine  Cieek, and the promoteisaie doing -  well.   . .    ,  Local business has been better  lhan.iu previous years, and not one  single]business failuie-has occin- ,  red. k ,The population ii steadily on  the inciease, ,and the demand for  labor growing witlr the actual development of the district.  Taking everything into ccnsidei*  atiou, the outlook is much brighter  than ever before, and the prospects  ofalaige amount of development  work in the near future are, very  encouraging.  -i"j  sf  1 Vi  "- ' I  "       ,*.!  -*  ,"��� -i        *i��l  > ���      -'     Ay5/  -1. 'I  r "���   '    L  VI  3 *^.  1  ^1  ->- <l  yA ,7.[>->; , -  ��� i    '"-.  }^&&&&&8&&&&&&&&&&&&&M  i  SOME GOOD RECIPES.  Strawberry Shrub.���Ono pint ' of  strawberry juice, juice of one lemon,  one cupful sugar. . Set on ice until  wonted; then turn into thin glasses,  having them lia.ll full; fill ono quarter  more with seltzer water; then place  whipped crerun on top.  Strawberry Dumplings.���Take the  same recipe a�� for short cake, but  roll into a sheet about a sixteenth of  an inch thick; cut into rounds; put  five large berries in center; fold tho  dough' over ond wet with white of  egg; then roll between palms of hands  until tho opening is effaced; set in  'greased tin; brush with milk and bake  in' quids oven for fifteen minutes.  Serve with strawberry sauce.   '  Buckwheat   Cakes  arc  greatly     improved     by  the     addition    of Indian  - meal.     The  following  is  an  excellent  rule:     One and    one-half cups     buck-  '   wheat,     i     cup  Indian     meal,   1   cup  . sweet milk,   1  cup    water,   2  heaping  'teaspoons baking powder, 1 saltspoon  t Bait.     These cakes Jnay  bo stirred up  . and fried at once upon a hot griddle.  -No yeast is needed.  Nut- Pates���Mix  to ,a  smooth ipaste  ��� with sweet milk, 2 cupa peanuts -put  through' a nut grinder, 1 tablespoon  butter, 1 beaten egg, h teaspoon each'  [of salt and mushroom catsup. Fill  pate shapes.(previously baked empty)  with  tho   mixture   and  brown  in     a  ,. quick 'oven.    Serve at once.  7    "Banana Cream���Whip half a pint of  'double cream,, until stiff, and then stir  | ;s\ into it half an ounce of gelatine dissolved, in half a gill of warm water,  : a little lemon juice, and 1 lb. of skln-  Vnc'd bananas ��� rubbed through  a     hair  *��� sieve with 2 ozs. o'f caster sugar. Put  'the mixture into a mould, and    leave  it 'in a. cold' place until set.    ���    ,  To mal<e parsley and butter sauce.  Get a nice bunch of parsley,  wash it  thoroughly;     squeeze  very   dry  in     a-  cloth,  and chop finely.    Dissolve half  an    ounce  . of flour, pepp*er and salt.  - Stir both together; take the pan off  tho fire, ancl add slowly half a pint  of cold w.ater. Stir till all boils and  leaves the sides of the pan; add -the  chopped parsley, beat all together,  and serve.    ..  Compote.of Bananas.���Malio a syrup  'with 1 lb. of loaf sugar, half a    pint  ��� ��� of water,   and the  strained juice     of.  "two lemons;   let it boil for ten minutes,   then -pour  it  over  about, 1  lb.  \of ..skinned and quartered bananas.  Leave in a warm place for ten minutes; then lift out the bananas and  place th'em in a-'glass dish;  boil     up  " the syrup until very thick and pour  it over the bananas. Serve with  whipped cream.  Macaroni  Cheese.���Make half a pint  of good      white sauce with half     an  - ounce of butter, half an ounce of flour  and half a pint of milk, into this stir  three tablespoonfuls of grated Parme-  ��� san cheese, cayene and salt. Boil  throe , ounces of macaroni in salted  water with' an onion; when it is tender drain and stir into the sauce.  Place all in a greased pie-dish or scallop cshells, cover with grated cheese,  and brown in tho oven.  Banana Trifle.���.Lay 4   ozs.  of macaroons  and   2  ozs.  of ratafias in     a  deep glass  dish';   cut  a  sponge     cake  into slices and spread those with' ban-  __ ana pulp;  place  them  on   the  macaroons  and  soak  with  a  little     sherry  and brandy;  pour over the  whole     a  pint of cream to  taste,  flavor     with  vanilla and  a teaspoonful  of' brandy,  then whip it till stiff; pile on the top  of the  trifle,   nnd   decorate  with  crystallized     fruits     and   blanched     and  . shredded  almonds.  Toffee.���Place three ounces -of butter in a brass preserving pan and as  soon as it is melted add ono pound  of brown sugar. Stir this gontly  ovcr a moderate  fire for  a quarter of  an Hour, or until a bit of it, dropped  into cold water, is brittle. Directly  tho toffee is boiled to this point it  must be poured off, or it will bo  spoilt. It is an improvement to add  a little grated lemon rind when the  toffee is ljalf  done.  HELPFUL HINTS.  If the h'onds  are rubbed on a stick  of  celery   after '  peeling   onions  the  smell  will  be entirely removed.  Tubs will not warp or crack open  if the precaution is taken to put , a  pail of water into each directly after  use. '  .  Half an hour once a week should be  spent in manicuring tho nails if the  hands arc to have a well-cared appearance. f ���  " Save all th'e egg shells, and when  broken up finely they will be found  useful for removing stains, etc., from  enamelled saucepans.                   '  All saucepans and 'kettles should  be turned upside; down when not in  use. Let the saucepan project a little over tho edge of its shelf to admit air.  When the hands Have become soft  and shrunken by using soda and hot  water, rub them with common salt,  and it will help to make them smooth  again.  Chloride of ��� lime should bo ' used  ^about the h'ouso all the summer, and  in the out-buildings also. , It will  drive" rats from tho cellar at any timo  of the year.  Buttermilk is excellent for ' cleaning  sponges. Steep the sponge in milk  for somo hours, then squeeze it out,  and wash it in cold w.ater. Lemon  juico is also good.  For biliousness tho first thing to  do is to get rid of tho excess of  waste material in tho blood. For this  purpose nothing is better'than a Seid-  litz powder taken "before breatiast.  During hot weather dishclothcs and  kitchen cloths arc apt to turn sour  and smell disagreeably. A few 'drops  of ammonia in the rinsing water'will  act lilce magic in sweetening them.  When choosing a carpet for a small  room always select a small pattern,  or plain colors. See that tho wall  paoer tones with the carpet, and the  room will seem bigger than it really  is.  Turpentine mixed with linseed oil  in the proportion of two parts of oil  to one of turpentine m.akes *a most  excellent polish for furniture. Apply  very little of this to tho surface, and  polish with, plenty of clean cloths.  To clean the coffee pot fill it with  water, put in a p'incli "of borax and a  pieco^ of hard soap, and' set on t the  stove, , leaving it> boil for' half an  hour. It will be as bright as new'  and should" be submitted " to this'  treatment  frequently.  For a shampoo mixture. Dissolve  two tablespoonfuls of pure soft so.ap  (bought of a chemist) in half* a pint  of hot water. When cold, add the  juice of one' .lemon and a few drops  of essence of lavender. Keep this  tightly corked for uso.  To wash windows easily add a few  drops of kerosene or paraffin to some  clean hot water (as hot as can be  used). Tho kerosene evaporates, carrying the moisture with it, and the  glass is cleansed with half tho usual  trouble and looKs brighter.  When cleaning a room in the ordinary way don't forget that ��� tho pictures need dusting at the back and  edges. Dusty rims round ornaments  proclaim a careless housekeeper. The  best plan is to have the first duster  slightly damp, and finish off with a  dry one. Wring out th'e duster in a  bucket  of warm water  constantly.  than soap and clean water is necaB-  sary to clean an ostrich tip in a. thoroughly scientific fashion. 1/ tho work  is carefully done, the plume will stand  an infinite number 'of "shampooings"  without showing the least signs of  wear.    Here is the simple process:  Make a lather with worm water and  a good white soap. Fill a bowl with  this and dip the plume into it. When  it is thoroughly staturated draw the  tip through the fingers. Repeat a  number of times if the feather is much  soiled. ' ,  Now rinse thoroughly in clear water, making sure that no vestige oi  soap remains. Put on a white apron or cover the knees with a clean  towel and gently pat the plume with  the hands, until dry. Curl with a  blunt knife. ' ,  ��� Or steam th'e plume over the hot  water kettle and dry out in the heat  of tho stove, when it will of jits own  accord attain a certain degree of fluf-  finess.  DYSPEPSIA ��� CURED.  A  He  Severe Sufferer Tells How  Overcame1 the  Trouble.  "Not only do I not hesitate to   declare the benefit I have received from  Dr. Williams'  Pink   Pills,   but I feel  it my duty to do  so."      These    arc  the words which Mr. Edward Lavoie,  ,of St .Jerome, Que., lately addressed  to the editor  of L'Avenir du   Nord,  when relating th'e story of his   cure.  Mr.' Lavoie    is   well    known in     St.  Jerome,     and  what he says     carries  weight among  those  who ^know  him.  For    a considerable' time ho was    a  great sufferer from dyspepsia,    which  caused severe headaches, pains in the  stomach      and      sometimes     nausea.  Sometimes  he     felt     as. though*    he  would ���  suffocate,    he would    become  dizzy  ,and experienced ringing noisos  in tho    ears.    ' His appetito'  became  poor,  and his  general health  so  bad  that    he found it  almost  impossible  to "work, and when tho headaches attacked   , him    he had to  quit    work.  For six months,  he says,  ho suffered  both    physically and mentally   moro  than can'be imagined.      During   this,  timo    h'o took medicine from several  doctors,    but    found no help.     Then  one day he'read of the cure of a similar case through.the use of Dr. Williams' I1 ink Pills, and decided to try  them. He'used theepills for a couple  of months, and they have made .him  feel    like a new person.      He is   no  longer  troubled  with   any  of  the  old  symptoms,  and  says he can now  go  about his work*' as though he never  had dyspepsia.-    '  Tho digestive "organs���like all the  other organs of the body���get their  strength and nourishment from the  Mood. t Dr. Williams' Pink Pills actually make new blood./ This new  blood strengthens tho stomach, stimulates the liver, regulates tho bowels and-sets the whole digestive system in a healthy, vigorous ,' state.  Good blood is tho true secret of  good health. That is why Dr. Williams' Pink Pills always bring good  health to those who use them. You  can get those pills from your medicine dealer or by mail at 50 cents a  box or six boxes for $2.50 by writing Tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockvillo Ont.  similarly adorning images and paintings in churches. Later, on these metallic aureoles came to bo regarded as  sacred emblems themsolves, and'as absolutely essential to the well-being pt  tho saint or martyr represented. But  pictures and'images of holy, persons  were ,many and'cheap, and'-brass ha-  los were rare and costly. i ��� *  Consequently, the horse-^hoe got to  be pretty generally utilized as an easily available substitute, and to/it the  devout Italians transferred,, in course  of time ��� the superstitious reverence  which they had formerly bestowed upon the genuine 'halo. M '  ��� In the Caucasus the peasantry hallow the Horse-shoe, because, so -they  say, it was through ono, that their  ancestors first" learnt the use of ii-on.  Long ago-^runs the legend��� some,-' of  the poor mountain folic found an iron  shoo that had bcen"cast accidentally  from a Cossack chieftain's'' stallion.  Never having seen such a thing before, they, after having first vainly  attempted-to eat it', tried to soften it  by boiling it in water. Then they  roasted it, and afterwards beat it  with stones. While thus engaged,.tho  Evil One,' who Had been watching  them,  asked  them   suddenly  WHAT THEY WERE DOING.  CLEANING FEATHERS.  Owing to the frequency with which  it is turned, over to the professional  cleaner, a white or pale-tinted plume  becomes something of a luxury.  If the feminine contingent only realized * how easily these pretty ornaments can be cleaned at home, quite  a little saving toward tho end of the  year would result.  Nothing    more    difficult    to obtain  sWere Grea*-Sufferers From Kidney D5r,oaso  and  Pains In the Back���Novj  Unite In Praise of  S�� S  s  Those who arc best acquainted with  the merits of Dr. Chafe's Kidney-Liver  Pills do not wonder at their immense popularity as a family medicine.  In thousands of cases they have  cured where physicians and ordinary  medicines Have failed. This is the  test by which they have been proven.  Here is a, letter we havo just re-  cei.ed.from  Prin:o  Edward  Island.  Miss Kate Doyle, lot 1, postofflco,  P. B. I., states:���"About three years  ago my father was seized with a severe form of. kidney disease, which  caused liim much suffering, as well as  anxiety lest the ailment should become chronic or prove*fatal. Wc immediately obtained Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills and he began at once  to improve under this treatment, the  symptoms      gradually     disappearing,  until he became quite well again.  Since then wc always keep these pills  in the house for use in the coso of  sicl-ncss of this Rind.  "For same timo I suffered from  pains in' the small of tho back and  accompanying ills, and though I was  treated by a doctor at considerable  expense, I could obtain no lasting  benefit /until I used Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, which seemed to be'  exactly suited to ray ailment. Father  and I are greatly pleased with the  excellent medicine and wish to recommend it to others."  Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills,  one  pill a    dose, 25 cents a box, at    all  dealers, or Edmanson,  Bates &  Company,     Toronto.       To   protect     you  against   imitations the portrait  signaturo    of Dr.  A.  W.   Chase,  famous receipt  book author,  are  every box of his remedies.  and  THE LUCKY JORSE SHffl  SUPERSTITION     OF      THE   DIFFERENT NATIONS.  Horse      Shoe  Saved Ireland���Cossacks Were Taught   Iron  By It.  Ever since h'orse-shoes havo boon  horse-shoes- they have been accounted  lucky emblems by all peoples, races,  and nations, that have been acquainted with their use. This much is certain. But why it should be so it is  hard to determine, since almost everywhere a different reason is given  for cherishing the  belief.  Tl;e Cingalese, for instance, say  they nail them up over their doors as  a charm against evil spirits, because  of tlio close resemblance that exists  between its share and; the arched  body of tho sacred snake, Nagendra,  one of their principal deities.  As'c a Turkish Mohammedan for  information on tho subject, and ho  will tell you that it is because thoy  arc in form like to a crescent, the  sacrccf emblem of Islam.  A Polish Jew will explain that at  tho Passover, the blood sprinkled upon tho lintel "and door-posts, in the  manner directed by their ritual, forms  tho chief points of nn arch. ITuncc,  obviously, the value of arch-shaped  talismans, such' as horse-shoes are.  The stolid and unimaginative Hussion peasant, on the other hand,  maintains that the luck associated  with the horse-shoe is duo chiefly to  Ihe metal, irrespective of its shape,  Iron being traditionally a ch'arm  wherewith to nullify the malevolent  designs of evil spirits and goblins.  In other words, according to his  view of th'o matter, a horsc-shoc is  simply a piece of iron of graceful  shape and convenient form, ��� commonly pierced with' seven nail-holes (a  mystic number), and therefore an altogether suitable talisman to be affixed to the door of dwelling or stable  in conformity ' with n venerable cus-  ton sanctioned  BY CENTURIES OF USAGE.  In Italy, in the Middle Ages, if; became  customary  to  place  a  crescent-  shaped hood or brass uvon the heads  tho |of tho statutes of saints exposed     in.  on   the o;-en,  as .a protection from-snow  'ond rain,    Hence arose tho practice of 'cd ovcr  Though startled, tho men thought  it best to put-onva bold front, " so  replied that they were making a  hammer to beat him (Satan) with. '  '"But" cried Satan, "you liave no  sand." --,,;.  So His hearers then understood that  sand was essential for the use of,Iron-'  workers, and thus began tho manufacture- in tho Caucasus of iron, implements.  Very different is tho story by which'  tho Irishman seeks , to account for'  his liking for th'o same talismanic  symbol.  The name "Irinlnnd" or "Ireland,"  ho will tell you. originated as follows: ��� ,  The wliole island was once submerged in'the sea, 'out' of which it only  rose onco in seven years, and then  only for a very short time. Many  attempts had been mado to break the  spoil and induce the country to remain permanently above th'o waters,  but all wore vain, until ono day a  daring adventurer throw a -horse-shoe  from a boat on to the topmost peak  of the Wicklow Mountains, just- as  they were disappearing benoath the  waves. - - ���   '  Then, at last, , was tho banc re-,  moved. , Tho Emerald - Isle began  forthwith to,rise again from the ocean  depths into which it had just ,,sunk.  And it has been dry land���more or  less���over since.  Such is the story as told by the  folk-lore-loving peasantry of the west;  but many authorities on Irish legendary lore insist that tho real reason  of the always'devout Irishman's belief in the beneficent powers of .the  emblem in question lies in the fact  of the horse and the as3 .having been  in the stable where Christ was born,  and hence being ever more blessed animals.  INtENCLAND,  up to within comparatively recent  times, horse-shoes were extensively  used almost everywhere as anti-witch  charms; and tho custom is not even  yet an extinct one. tNo witch, it  used to be said, could enter a building over tho door of which a horse-  hoe���or, better . still, three . horseshoes���had boon affixed, prongs downwards.  The origin of this particular belief  is referable to tho old legend of St.  Dunstan. This versatile English ecclesiastic was a skilled farrier, and  ono day. while at work In his forge  the Evil Ono entered in- disguise and  requested Dunstan to shoe his "single  hoof." Tho Saint, although ho at  onco recognized his malign customer,  acceded, but caused him so much pain  during the operation that Satan begged him to desist. This Dunstan  did, but only after he had made the  Evil One promise that neither he, nor  any of the lesser evil spirits, his servants, would ever molest tho inmatos  of a house where a^ horsc-shoc was  displayed.  Tn Thuringia horse-shoos arc used  for a like purpose, and a similar  legend is toldHo account for tho custom, but the fastidiousness of these  forest-bred folk is not content with  an ordinary shoe. In order to serve  as a talisman it must bo. specially  forged on St. John's Eve by a young  bachelor of wholesome life and unblemished character.  The tenacity of somo of tlie customs that cling round tho horse-shoe  is no less remarkable than their nature and their origin.  For more than five hundred years  the inhabitants of Horse-shoe Corner,  Lancaster, nailed a new shoo ovary  se^en years on a certain spot in tiic  MIDDLE OF THE STREET.  In Pliny's timo horse-shoos were  used in the Camoania to secure tho  inmates of tho dwellings from the  visitations of nocturnal prowling spirits, exactly as they are to-day.  Similarily, tho Scandinavians make  use of the emblem everywhere as a  bringer of. good lucR "because," thoy  say,  "it is Woden's will."  This points to an origin; dating before their conversion to Christianity,  Woden being, of .-course,' tlie all-powerful deity of the ancient Northern  peoples, corresponding with tho Greek  Zeus and th'o Roman Jupiter.  Among the wild Arabs of tlie central Arabian deserts a cast horse-  shoo is preserved in a little goat-  akin bag,, together with seven nails,  and it is worn round the neclc as a  ch'arm when put of..doors, or stispond-  the    tent    door while rest-  '   NATURE'S   CUBE  FOR  CHILDREN.  'Soothing medicines, opiates and  strong drugs' should never tie 'given  to little children, any doctor will tell  you this. Baby's Own Tablets should  bo 'used because they cannot harm  the smallest, weakest infant. These  tablets instantly "relieve and promptly cure all stomach and bowel troubles, break up colds, prevent croup,,'  destroy worms, and allay tho irritation accompanying the cutting of  tectli. Thousands of mothers' say -  they are the best medicine in ' tho  world; ono of these, Mrs. R. Scul-  land, Calabogie, > Ont., writes :���"I  have tried many -remedies for children, ,but Baby's Own Tablets is the���-  best I have ever used. ' I have-been  giving [them occasionally to my-child  since h'o was six months old. "Th'ey  have always kept him well, and'he is  a big healthy baby."' All medicine  dealers sell these tablets or you can  got them post paid at 25 conts " a  box by writing to The Dr. Williams  Medicine  Co.,- Brockvillo,   Ont.'-  ing.     When" asked the reason for 'this,  they say that     it  is cmblainatic     of  the new moon���always  intimately as-   ���  socintod in the liiussulnian mind with',  devotional  acts���und.' tlio seven .stars.  It  is     romarknble   that  tho  Tuscan -  peasant    'does     very   much   tho  same .  thing,   only lic^substitutes seven glass  beads  for tho nails,' and the bug,   instead  of  being- mndo  from  goat-s'tin, ���  is  of  red,  cloth.     Ho   also   associates  the  ch'arm  with   tho  now  moon; .bill,  is profoundly unconscious  of.tho  fact'  that  fifteen  centuries ��� or 'so  ago,   liis -  forefathers were  wont   to  adorn     tho  Ointment'  To provo to you thu* Dp,  CIiiso'b Oinlraonf, Ian certain  and absoluto enro for enoli  nnd overy foiTn of Itching,  bleodhifrundprolrudinfrpilo'i,  tho manufacturer!) have KUarnntced It. Scotoii-  timoni.ilfl in'tho dally- prciis and ask your neighbors what they think of it. You can ueo It an.'  Itot yoiirTiionnr back if not. cured. GOc a bo^, ai  all dealers orEDMANSON,UjiTE8& Co.,Toronto,  Dra'Ghase's  KixasMgnvnT3ryT'j��i��aMBttgcsxi��saa��T^ja<aiaoasEXBB��raxovx^  hea'd     of    Diana  (the  moon  goddess)  with fa crescent and seven stars. , ���  'And   hero,   probably,   wo  get     very  near to  the  true  origin  of the ,belicf  in tho  luclt  of  the  horse-shoo,   for  it ,  must not bo forgotten that Diana, in J  her  character  of  Hecate,, or  ruler'of"  tho* Infernal Regions, was supposed to  I'rcsidc  over ' enchantments,   and    was  also tlio special guardian and protectress    of houses and  doors.���Pearson's  Weekly. .      - -   '���  "  COULD-BE  SEEN. ^    -  "The scarcity of servant girls led  Mrs. -Vaughan to engage a farmer's  daughter from a rural district of Ireland. ' Her want of familiarity with  town ways^nd language has led to  many amusing scenes.  Ono afternoon a lady caller! at tho  Vaughan residence, and rang the boll.  Kathleen answered tlie call.  c"Can Mrs. Vaughan bo seen?" the  visitor asked.  "Can she be seen?" sniggered Kathleen. "Shure, .and Oi think sho can;  she's six foot hoigh, and four feet  woide! * Can she bo seen? Sorrah a  bit of anything Use can ye sec whit  she's about."  EXPORTED TO AFRICA.  Strange as it may seem, a Jot ol  money is made out of policomon's  cast-off uniforms. Quantities are  bought by African traders and exported to various parts of the "Dark,  Continent," where they are exchanged for palm oil, ivory, skins- and  other mci-chandi.se. . It is by no  means an uncommon sight to see  a swarthy savage dressed in tho uniform of a London policeman, and  wearing the regulation helmet of the  force.  A dollar saved is a dollar earned,,  and a dollar not' loaned is a dollar  saved.   A   HAS TRIED BOTH.  Travel for Health vs. Dieting.  A man who was sent to Europe for  his health and finally found cure in a  little change in his diet says: '  "I was troubled with' dyspepsia for  five    years and    two  doctors here in  Kenosha that  treated me for ovcr   a  year both told me there was no help  for mc.    Then T had nn expert    from  Chicago,  but   still  received  no  relief;  then  followed     another  export     from'  Chicago  who  came to our house two  times a month for four months.    Ho  gave mo   up like all    tho others and  told    mo to take    a trip across    the  ocean which I did  in  tho year  1899,  and came homo about as bad as when  I started.     The doctors  told me   my  stomach lining was full of sores. Then  I began to study my own case     nnd  learned  of the  diet recommended     by  the Postum Cereal Co., so 1 gave up  coffee, pork and  all greasy foods and  began     using    Postum    Pood  Coffee.  Gradually I got better and better until I am well now as 1 ever was     in  my    younger    days,   have no  trouble  and eat any tiling fit to cat.  '.'Sometimes away from home I am .  pcrsuucfoil to drink co'Tco, but I only  take a sip of it*for it tastes bitter  and disagreeable to mo, but the longer I uso Postum the better I like it  and the'bettor I fuel. I could say a  great deal more of my experience with  Postum, but think this will give everyone & gootf idea of what leaving  oft.cqftcp.-and using Postum can do,"  Name given - by Postum Co., Battle-  Creek, Midi.  Ijnok in each' package for the fani-  ous'f little book, "Th'e I:or.d to Wc-11-  ville."  I  fl  rr  ' V   ' IrttVJMSWUIifiWU  ( \V  [l.UlHT-EIYEEIAl  '..A       HAD,TEUUBLBS  '" TILL     DODD'S    KIDNEY     PILLS  ' CURED HIS���KIDNEYS.  ���' ffhen His 'Rheumatism and Other  J?ains Vanished Onco " and' for all  ���His   Case  only  One  of 3Many._  Barwick, Ont., *June 20.���(Special).  ���-That <Docld s Kidney Pills will cure  llhcumatism, or, any other, disease re-  lulting from disordered Kidneys is  ��� file experience of many of the settlers  In .this Rainy River country. ''The  -^ lase of William John 'Dixon of'this  place is a fait sample of the work  Ihe groat Canadian Kidney Remedy  Is ,-doing.  ���  "I had    Rheumatism so'bad I had  r    to use a stick to walk.  A had   pains  n    my back and right hip and I' had  ,    lo  comfort  in   sleeping.  "I could no more than dress or un-  Iress mjsell for nearly two months,  )nd I was for ne.irly three weeks I  lould not laco my right shoo.  . "My brother advised mo to try  Podd's ' Kidney Pills and I did so.  iVfter taking threo boxes T could walk  (round and lace up my shoos and do  ; ny work. Six boxes cured mo completely "' s       -  Dodd's  Kidney  Tills     aro* tho     one  lure     euro  for   sick   Kidneys Sick  (Kidneys    aro  tho  cause  of  nine-tenths  ff    the  ills the  human -family ..suffers  '' k"or'i"      < i     ���   ��_   '     ROTHSCIUL-D'S   REBUKE.  ,  llaron Rothschild, one of .tlio   most"  . unostentatious  of millionaires,  has a  fry  way  ol  administering a 'deserved,  inub   which  is   appicciated   by  ovcry-  pody except tho iccipienc of  tho    re-  **����� (juke. -     ,   %  Not very long ago < ho was onter-  tainmg at luncheon a distinguished  paity. Tho meal went on admira-  _|>ly. Nothing mairod the general enjoyment savo tho loquacity of one  young* man.  This young man insisted on monopolising the convoisation. Ho insisted on- talking about himself���  about his books, his work, his lovo-  liffairs,   his  motor-car. "  Finally he jumped  to his  foot.  "By J ovei "'he said���"I must show  you all my slce\e-links and  studs. -I  fot  them     this  morning.      They  are  malachite."  And he  passed^from  ono  guest    to  mother,   exhibiting the  studs,   which  were    neither      beautiful   (nor costly  nor in any way out of the ordinary.  "Malachite!"    he    kept repeating���  ''genuine malachite."  -Baron*   Rothschild  ^ watched  *   the  young man's progress  with a     faint  Jneer.' ^When the 'studs   reached    him.  !: he  touched  them  with 'his  linger  su-  - pcrcihously,   and > drawled :  "Ah, malachite���eh? ' It is. a  Handsome stone. I have alwajs liked it. 1 have a mantelpiece of - it  |n tho next room'"   0-   (THE     FIFTY    MILLION     DOLLAR  NINE MILLION ACRES  Government     Lands     For     Homesteaders.  In Western Nebraska near tho Union  Pacific Railroad in section lots of 64.0  acres each, for almost nothing. The  salubrity of these, lands is. something  remarkable. Distance from railroad  is three to thirty miles. There will  bo a grand rush of homesteaders. This  is the last distribution of free homes  tho United States Government will  ever make in Nebraska. Write ,for  pamphlet telling how tho lands can  be acquired, when entry should be  made, and other information. Free  on application to any Union Pacific  Agent, or H. F. Carter, 75 Yongo  Street   W.,   Toronto.  '//'  iS  THE GUESS DOLL. '   -  'An English" hon-comformist, clergyman, .of .whom., the London Telegraph  tells, is tho victim of a rarely profit-,  able absent-mindedness.' At a fair  held by tho women of< his church onc(  of tho "attractions" was a beautiful  doll, handsomely* dressed, \which was  to bo given to the person who guessed its name. - There was an  entrance fee, and tho choico of tho  doll's name was left to tho clergyman.  At tho close of the fair it was  found that tho guess doll had  biought in more than ono hundred  pounds; but .-ns tho nnmo had not  boon hifupon by any one', clergyman  suggested that-it 'be appointed a  parish visitor, and call legularly upon tho children In" tho hospitals in  tho town. This was readily agreed  to.      Than 'somebody said :  'You must havo given it a very  odd  name!" -. -  "Ah,   that reminds mc,!"  exclaimed,  tho  clergyman,   looking  confused  but  still  cheerful.      "I did not 'name    it  at all."  There are very few' cleansing operations in which" Sunlight  Soap cannot be- used'to advantage. It makes the home r bright  and- clean.' ' iQ  She���"What if I have lo\cd another, dear? Don't' j-ou know it has  only prepared me for tho' greater,  higher lovo I h'avo for -you?" "That's  all right, but'' how do I know that  the love you now have for me isn't  preparing jou for a greater, hijihcr  lovo  for- someone  olsa?" ,  How's  This  \  WORLD'S  FAIR  ST.   LOUIS.  District Passenger Agent McDonald  Df the Grand Trunk Railway who  lecently returned from' St. Louis,  rtates that it is hard to find suitable language to describe tho magnitude and beauty of tho greatest Exposition   over   hold.  The site of 3240 acres being two  miles long and one mile wide is  covered wit*i beautiful buildings,  broken with lagoons, canals, grand  iourls, monuments, statuaiy, paiks,  jtc , all forming a picture that must  s be scon  to  bo realised.  An Electrical railway, called the  Intramural, makes it easy to got  from one pait of tho grounds to  mother, and lollow out the daily  programme, enjoying an hour listening to "Sousa's" or other famous  bands, or taking in a lecture or ad-  jross,   or  Art  Gallery.  When   you ..consider   tho immensity  Df  tho   buildings,    one     alone   having  over 20  acres  of floor space, kand re-,  fleet   that     thoy   aro    filled   with  t\\u  thoiccst    of  exhibits  from  all     ovcr  Iho  world,   one  exhibitor  vying  with  luiothor    to  obtain the coictcd  Gold  Medal,     it     seems     to    suggest   the  thought of  what   a   grand   opportunity  and  an  education   it   will   by,   to  tho  young  men  and  women   of     n -r  land,   to  spend     a   week   or   two  St.   Louis   this  year.     Really   no  tclligent man,  woman     or child    can  nffoi-cl    to     niits   thi&   great   World'a  treat.  ' The beautiful Kloclric lighting of  tho Pan American Exposition, which  few thought would over ho approached is entirely eclip.scd by this Monster Fair.  Ono of the features of Iho fair, is  tho "Insido Inn," n hotel nccommo-  'dating 0,000, splenduMy run, and at  reasonable-  rates. '  i The lotal e.\ponsc��; of a trip to St.  Louis based on half railway rates.  Is within the teach of nil and permits stop over at Chicago, and other  points, and tho trip is mado quickly  and  comfortably.  It Is tho intention of tho Grand  Trunk to run through cms from  Montreal and Toronto to Rt. Ooins,  commencing Juno 13th, and possibly  before.  Tho     Canadian     Press   Assoc! ition  E-cre unanimou'J in their praise of tho  rand  Trunk    and    Illinois     Central  . jute,   and  with  tlio  Exposition.  28-04.  Wo offer One Hundred Dollars "Reward  for any case of Catarrh that cannot bo  cuied  by  Hall's   Catarrh "Cine  F    J    CHENEY   A.   CO ,   Toledo, O  \\c, the undei signed, havo known F.  .T. CJhoney for the last 1'5 'years, and  believe him pericctly honorable in all  business transactions, and financially  able to cany out any obligations made  by  lus  lii m  WALDING,   KINNAN'& MARVIN,  Wholesale     Druggists,    Toledo,    O  Hall's,. Catarrh Cuie is taken internally, acting directly upon tho blood and  mucous surfaces of tho system Testimonials sent free. Prlco, 75c. per-  bottle.     Sold   by  all   Diuggists  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation r  _ Watts���"Does- your -wifo - ovor��� ocold  when you have boon out late at  nighf" Potts���"Oh, no, sho never  3ajs a word! Sho gets up the next  morning about four o'clock and piac-  tises on the piano, ,and I daren't 'say  a word."  "Before I give you my answer,"  said tho fluffy-haired girl, "I would  like to know if you arc in a position  to keep mo in tho style to which I  havo always boon accustomed." "If  the .styles don't change too often, I  am," replied tho wise youth. "Otherwise, tho odds aie in favor of my going' broke."  "Young Spendctly has been flying  high since the death > of his millionaire uncle." "i'cs; he has found  it smooth sailing since ho camo into  his heirship."  HAUNTS   OF FISH    AND GAME.  Attractions ��for  Sportsmen  on the  Line   of the Grand Trunk.  The Grand> Trunk,Railway Company  has ��� issued 7a handsome publication,  profusely illustrated with half-tone  engravings, descriptivo of tho many  attracti\e localities for sportsmen on  their lino'of railway. Many of the  regions reached by tho Grand Trunk  seem ,to havo been specially prepared  for tho delectation of mankind, and  whero for a brief period the cares 'of  business aro cast asido and life is  gi\en up to enjoyment. Not only do  tho "Highlands of Ontario" present  unrivalled facilities for both hunting,  fishing and camping,' but tho 30,000  Islands of tho Georgian, Bay, Thousand Islands and St. Lawrcnco River, 'Ridoau Ri\er and Lakes,-Lako ,St.  John, and>-tho many ottractivo 'localities in -"Maino and New HamiJ-  slure, present equal- opportunities for  health,' pleasuro and sport.'All"these  localities are reached by tho Grand  Trunk Railway System," 'and on  trains unequalled on the continent.  Abstracts of Ontario, Michigan, Quebec, Now Hampshire and Maine fish  and game laws, are inserted in tho  publication for tho guidanco of  sportsmen. The Grand Trunk Railway has also issued descriptivo illustrated matter for each district separately, .which axe sent free on application to the agents of tho Company and to Mr. J. D. McDonald,  District Passenger Agent, G. "T. R.,  Union Station, Toronto. '  __: �� .  OVER THE WABASH.  To     tho      Groat   World's   Fair   St."  Louis,  Mo.,   everything  is now    wide  open*  lound trip tickets on sale unti/  December     1st,   at,   lowest  first-class  one-way  fare,  good fifteen  days,   faro  and a third good sixty days.  Now is  the timo to see this, the greatest     of  ull Expositions  in  the history of^tho,  world.        The   great, Wabash   is    ^the  Banner Lino, _tho shortest and quickest route from  Canada' to St.-Louis.  Tho  through   trains  on 'the     Wabash  aro   tho     admiration 'of  all   travelers  going to St.  Louis.    -    .  For timo  tables and descriptivo folder,     address  J. * A    Richal'dson, District      Passenger "Agent;   - Northeast-  corner  King  and   Yongo  Streets, - Toronto. - L  fi#r aSite*&2de<tri&K7&}.  Potatoes; Poultry, Eggs, Butter, Apples  ' Let U3 have your consignment  of   any  of thoso articles and wo will  ( get vou   good ,prlces.  THE DAWSON   COMMISSION   CO,    Limits:!,  .    Cor. West Market and Colborno 8ts , TORONTO.   '  rood Products  Among tho many Libby delicacies aro Boneless Chicken, Melrose Pate,  Veal Loaf, Peerless Wafer-Sliced Dried Beef, Potted Ham and Corned  Beef Ha sii. etc.���wholesome foods that arc as, dainty as they are srood��� J  aa substantial as they are appetizing-. ' * \  ���i t  Ask your Grocer lor lobby's ,  Libby, McNeill &. Libby        Chicago  mmmaEEamBEs^msssEmeEmm&siw^m.  LOWER  PRICES  Any Plrat-Ciass Crocor Can Supply You.  INSIST    ON     GETTING   .EDDY'S  "Is^that dog ol yours a pointer?"  asked tho station-master at the village station. "No," replied ,tho  weary sportsman, who > was returning with an empty game-bag; "he's  a   chsappointor!"       ,  There never  was greatness  without  gratitude.  Keep inanfs Linfmenf in the House,  TTc���"Do you think blondes have  more'admirers than brunettes''" .She  ���"I don't know. You might usk  Miss Turner; slic has had experience  in l.oth capacities."  Tor Over Sixty Ycar.t  Mil". IVimii ow's "-JriorntMi f>yri;i> bin been mod lij  im. linMnof nmlh'ri for.lliu <��� children ulilfo tcocliliu  ImntiMici1 tl erhlM, lofletn tlioKiiiim. nlliiyiimln, ourni  ufi d t 'i 1.* n KUlitLfS iliovtoinncli and bowels, und ii tho  I tftiomtd, lor JJIirrhocn Tvvonty llvn c.-*iiki il IjoUlti  f'Otil 1 .Yiliii/gints lliroiii'iout Hie uo-Iil llo b im an 1  til, lui ".Mi.i Wi.nhi.ow f-iooiiusu bviitri' "    1IJ-0I  Dear Sirs ���Within tho past yeaJ  I know of throe fatty tumois on  the head having been removed by tho  application of MIIVAI'D'S LINIMENT  without any suroical operation^ and  there is no indication of a return.  CAPT. W.  A.  PITT.  Clifton, N.  II. Gondola 1'orry.  "Clcorgci You horrid thing! Tf  you try to kiss mo again I'll call  papa, niut he'll bring the bulldog in "  "Tluh! J don't "want to kibs the bulldog."  Eternal vigilance isn't always  ,price of liberty���sometimes it's  .and cost.s.  tho  ?10  itlinard's Linimant Lumberman's Friend  Ask for ioard's and take no other.  MUST0  IN THE JIATll.  Somoono has drawn attention to  tho fact that music excrcisius an influence on tlie growth of the hair in  a most curious manner. Consistent  playing for some years or. niotal instruments, the trombone in particular, will cause baldness; while thu  plavmjj of tho piano, violin, and  ���violoncello rather increasos than otherwise Ihe growth of the hair. FUito  and claironet players arc not supposed  to be influenced either way.  Tho Adorer���"It's wonderful, old  man, what love will enable a fellow  to see in a girl that he never saw  before'" The Onlooker- "No doubt1  But it's equally wonderful what it  won't lot him see that ho'll &oo later."  "And now, doai," said the delighted youth, "when ia.�� I r>poak to your  father-'" "You won't need to do  that. Gorge," icplied tho sweet  young tlvng, who had just accepted  him. "lie told me to-dav that if you  didn't speak to me to-night he'd  speak to you  to-inoirow."  Wash greasy dishes, pots or pans  with .Lever's Dry Sonp_a powder. It  will remove- tho gicaso with tho  greatest   cns,e. l  "When  every  day is  Sunday,  Oh',  won't it bo heyday?  But  oh, it will bo better .still  Vhon every day  i.s pny day I  MInard's Liniment is used by Physicians  She���"Taint heart never won a fair  lady, vou I now." Tie���"True. I fear  [ shall ncier musler up courage to  propose " She���"iiul then ladies aio  not all fair,     /'in a decided biunotto."  For the i��rj- bait send your work to the  "BRITISH AMERICAN DYEING CO."  Look for agent la jour town, or aoad dl-����l.  Montreal,Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec  TA^  no vm  *-3m��|  iP.  Those whom neglected coughs  havo killed were onco as healthy  and robust as you. Don't follow  in their paths of neglect.   Take  JMlola'Q  Tho Lung  Tonic  now.    It is guaranteed to  It has cured many thous-  S. C. Wms & Co. s!>8  LoRoy. N. Y��� Toronto. Cup.  I���28  Nickol Plated StoUl I,ani|\ Porocli n Slmda an J  CliimncyComplete 4J23, j? O IJ��� 1'oionto  If   Vcur Doaior Doos Hot [Coop Thorn,  Solid to  Toronto, for a 8amplo Lamp.  BEAUTIFUL LIGHT.  0HC    LAMi>    RIVES    LlfillT     EQUAL     TO     F0U3  CniilMARY CAS J��!8.  Tliroo Styles : Table, Puntlant mid Br.ic'ot.  Illit'lritoil    Ciliilojun    [-'urn sho I   to    JjciIgi-h    01  Ai>)illuii>,'nn  Fco nfi-Dour! na 0; Oil Sts'/jj ana lloato.-j,  for 6t.1r.m2r tue.  wiioM:sA.r.i"o.vrA*.  The QUfiEff CITY OIL MX, LTD.  TORONTO.  FOR FARMERS MW GTBSERS  Hint are t&fu r.ncl earn pood rates of Interest  We   olfer j;00'1   sccnrit cs   tliat arc   rayinjr  ���5 to 4 rer cent.  Iinlf  ycnily, or better than  7 ami 8 pir cent, per annum. For lull part -  iu!nr�� aAdrcif  "Ex cutor," Nc. 11 Queen St. Esct, Toronto.  BUCHANAIMTS  UNLOADING OUTFIT  Worlcs woll both on  at no Us nnd in lvimn,  unloads nil Iciuds o��  li) liny and jjrnlri Mfchoi  Stx?  loose or In 3li3".vos.  Scndf ovcataloj'no to  1)1. T. BUCHANAN & CO., Ingersoll.Ont.  -J    L*'J.  ISSUE 170. 25���04.  AUTOMOBILE     '  UNDERWRITERS  The Winton Touring Cav is appreciated by the best informed because  built on correct mechanical piinci-  plcs, of highc.it grade materials. As  a prospective automobile purchaser  you dure not, in full justice to'your-  sclf, take diunccs on an inferior  car. By presenting n car of such  inipciial merit as is tiic 1901  Winton, wc become " automobile  unclerwritcii."���insuring you ngniust  risk or Iosi. Have you seen'our  new cu'uilog ?  Tho Wlnlon Motor CnrriniJG Co  Cleveland, O., If. S. A.  Rcprascniet! In the Dominion  of Canada by  THE AUTOMOBILE & SUPPLY CO  70 Hiui St.. C Toronto. Oal.  Sub Aiieuclcs in Chief  Dominion Clfloai b-3"���^^^B^3K:istn3a*rc*)f��i����B5i��lJ rtyj 1tf^��nto��aY1jw tangMwitf��in"aurot*iii wurtawwawauft  Hmzfrij.i'a.vAweitiWvi&e*  ATLIN,    B.    C,     SATURDAY.     JULY 30,   ,1904  ���/r  Tlie Atlin Claim..  I MT A ! UN CLAIM is published every catuiioav  MORNING        MALLLD    FREE    TO    ANV.PAflT   OT   THE  WOT1LO    FOn' GO    CLNTS     PCH    MONTH,     $S  DO     PCfl  VLAM        ADVCmiSING  RATGS fc ��1 QC PCR INCH EACH  "��� f  INSCHTION ,   HEADING   NOTICE!*,   33  CENTS  A  LINE.  ���".pccial  nATrn on   application ������  U ILL-llf ADS..  LCfTLII-HCADS.  JOIi PHINTlNCs :  POhJCHS,  PROGRAMMES,.  VIGITMSTG   CARDS  ETC.�� ETC     lf      '  ORLSRS    PROMPTLY    EXECUTCp.j  micro  moozrate.  Saturday, July 30'nr, 1904.  That there is dangei totheKuro-  pcan - situation is evident, n/rbe  seizure of British and German  ships in tlicv Red Sea is no sligtit  offence, and unless Russia" a polo-"  gises, serious complications may  ,ensue. The seizures will be ..hard  toy justify, as the}- were made \\\  defiance of international law. 'Both  'the governments ol" England,'and  Germany will demand immediate  explanation, which,- if not satisfactory, will probably mean war. The  Mediterranean fleet has already left  for Alexandria, and the Biitish  cruisei Terrible .has sailed for Suez  for the purpose of pjotecting. Gteat  Britain's interests.  The "DailyTelegraph/' Loudon,  says : '' There is a limit to complaisance, when neutral commerce  under the'Biitisb. flag is molested in'  a way to which we have been for a  century and'a half unused."'  Sunday' School Picnic.  , The members of the Presbyteiian  Sunday School held their annual  picnic last Tuesday at Pike River.  Quite a number' of parents and  friends accompanied the children  on the trip.  The Scotia left Atlin at 10 a. m.,  loaded down with passengers and  well filled picnic baskets." On arriving at Pike River, luncheon was  served,'and the picniceis went for a  ramble in the woods. At 3 p. m.  the Scotia left for Goat Island, and  landed in one of the most picturesque spots on the Lake. There,  races and games'were indulged in  by the children and many of the  older-ones went back, to childhood  days.,' 'The race of the day was for  bald-headed men,���Mr. j. Williams  taking '.first, prize, andV Mr.' James  Lipscomt'e making a good second  The excursionists  arrived  back  at'Atlin about 8 p.m., after having  spent a'most enjoyable and inteiest  ing trip. r '   '  . The management are desirous of  extending their hearty thanks to  the captain and crew of the Scotia,  who did, as'they always do, their  best^o help'out the day's'sport.  Go to Durie'sY for Furniture.  If you want a good meal go to the  Quick Lunch Room, Mrs Henuing  proprietress.  Nuggets Are Plentiful:  Jack Ronayne and W:* Aitken*  o'-i McKee Creek, cleaned up 5S  u/b. for two days' work this week.  Nuggets, weighing 12 oz., 6 oz.  and 3 02s., were in the clean-up.  The heavy rain that fell during  the thunderstorm on Tuesday last  did considerable damage to individual miners on the creeks.  The North Columbia Gold Miu:  ing Co's ditcli broke during the  week, stopping operations on their  property and that of the Pine Creek  Power Co. .but it was speedily repaired and work has resumed again.  e. r\ colley,  Civil Engineer,   r.        ,  PROVINCIAL LAND SURVEYOR,  CoUNSLH PB.AUL ASD   1*IHST STBXlSfS, ATLIN.  Survojs of Hydraulic Leases ami      ''  ,  Minerul Cluims.  ,  Barcodes;*   and .Grape ' Rings "' "  And All, Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises. ���  /SPSS?"    Why send oik when you can'get goods as cheap here? "  Watches From $3 up.   Fine Line of Sosavssmir Sssoons.  JULES" EGGERT & SON, The Swiss.Watchmakers,  I THE    KOOTEJSfAi7   HOTEL   ��:  Cor,  A, R. McDonald, Proprietor.  Hirst and Trainor.Strkkts.  Tliis. Pirit Class Hotol lias been roinodelod nnd rufiirnislieil throiiitlioiit^  and oflors tlip beer accommodation to Transiriit or Permanent  1       Guests.���American and Uuropenii plan. ,<  Finest Wines, Litiuors and OSgars. i  Brllia'rds    and   Pool.  GOLD     I-TOTJSE; ,  DISCOVERY,, B.   C. ��� ' *   - * ,"  O'  STRICTLY, FIRST   CLASS.  JOHN   WOLTERS,   Proprietor.  BTAOJC    Je    LlVJEISTr    IN     CONNECTION.  "a  0  W  0  1 u  0,  '�����  't  ciss'c  el,  DIXON  BROTHERS,  ���_ ����*   Proprietors  ,    Pool    &- Billiards,    Free.     ���'; ,  '"'',"    A  Freighting and Teaming      - &     .Horses and Sleighs for Hire,  "E.-KL N^ WOODS, I  BARRISTER-AT-LAW. ��  Has taken an Office" at Room 1, Gold I  House,   Dinoovery.     Olfico   HourB��� a  Tuesdays, Thuradujs and Saturdays, I  ] \ - from 6 to 8 p. m.  c,                        * J  <��>�������������������������������������������������*�������� ��-$  J.   H.   RICHARDSON,  ATLIN   &  DISCOVERY.  �����-������ '���'���   BROWNLEE & TAYLOR.  TOOVINCIAL,    AND    DOMINION  LAND     SURVEYORS.  Consulting, Civil and Hydraulic Engineers.  Atlin,  British Columbia  Whitfield's Shoe Shop,  *-���,.  FIRST  STREET,   ATLIN.  Boots and Shoes Repaired���Guru  Boots a Specialty. Harness also  Repaired.  The big blast of 2j< tons of black  powder put in a 6o-foot tunnel  undei the Ilarrigan pit, proved very  effective. The Pine Creek Power  Co. will certainly make a record  clean-up this summer.  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  Full Line of Clothing Just From the East  ��� ��� "'    THE   LATEST - STYLES. ^  Complete Stock of Dry Goods'  THE    LATEST    IN    HATS,     BOOTS     AND      SHOES.  $ST GOLD   SEAL    GUM    BOOTS  Our Goods are the Best and Our Prices the Lowest.  The Canadian Bank of Commerce,  CAPITAL    PAID    UP   $8,700,000. .   ,  Reserve, $3,000,000.  Branches of the Bank at Jeattie,  San Franeiseo,  Portland,  <. ' Skagway, etc.  - - Exchange sold on all Points.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST   OF   GOODS  Sam.  Johnstone,   Prott.  Mr. Queen, while cleaning bed-  lock on his Spruce Creek property,  picked up a solid gold nugget  weighing 11 oz<-. 16 dwt. Mr.  Queen is making some sensational |  clean-ups and his total will greatly  add to the year's output.  TJie gold output of the Transvaal  for the month of June amounted lo  the cnoituons total of 308,219 ozs.  Atlin Lodge, No. 15,  Gold Dust Purchased���Assay Office in Connection.  D.' ROSS, Manager.  V.  TROTMAN,   Manager.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CHOKEST WONTS, LIQUORS AND CKiARS CASE GOODS A SPECIALTY.  Up to June 30th of this year, the  Yukon- has produced $3,866,317.85,  I'dii" an inciease of $'47,352,75  cv.ii- 1903.  meets second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, at 8 p. m., at  the A. 0. U. W Block, Third Street.  Visiting Brothers are cordially  invited to attend.  F. W. Dowling,  Master Workman.  E. M. N. Woods, Recorder.  HydrauSie c Mining  iinery.  HYDRAULIC   GIANTS,    WATJEll    GATES,  ANGLE   STEEL   RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPE  Pumping  ��R   Hoisting   Machinery.   1  Estimates furnished on application  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  Vanqotjv^e, B. C. I*  lv  p '  II.-  ,  y   - \   -  XTT  1 ���>    . **  v /.tL.--.,  1/5 A'  . <, -i.  ATtlN.'jJ. C, SATURDAY, JULY   >,   1904  r*  Ir    "���  fi i  .LAW1H3 are invited', to call and inspect large shipments of "goods just opened, cbii-  *    -      .. sisting of ready-to-wear Skirts, Bl'ouses,' Underskirts, Wrappers and .Kimonas. -  Our  last' shipment of Dry Goods' includes Chink'Silk, ,Wrapperettes, a full line of  Summer-wear Goods, and Boots,and Shoes. ' ' '    ���    , '  OI course; we carry everything required by either Ladies or Gentlemen, in great variety.  ATLIN TRADING COMPANY, LTD,    *  - s  "New Arrivals.  ��� On -Saturday last, the -3rd, the  following in lived:���John Kalem,'  C. E.1 Robei'ts, if. Ella, N. Jl\  Brooke^ J. Southwaid, J. R. Howard. .       r  - On Wednesday:���C. Murphy, N.  Miiiphy, ,R., Day, Miss F. Clarke,'  S.- Ekhrnd," W. McDonald, ' H.  Whitfield; R. S. Chestiiut.'W. A'.  Andeisbn.    - *     * p  Stevens Single Battel,   12   boie  ��� Shot Gun.-"'Apply Claim Office.  Notice of Forfeiture.  To B. 6. Nicoll and any person or persons  to ����� horn ho may-have ti anafei red his intei -  est!, in tho Eugene No. ], *Enprono No ,2,  ��� Eugene No. 3 Mineral "Claims, bitunte about  V/i miles north of Atlin, in the Atliii Mining  i District: ���.  You aro hereby required to take notice  that we have for the lasf year done tlie  whole of the assessment woikonthoaboie  mentioned Mineral Claims as required bj  Sec. H of the Mineral Act and have paid for  recoidinpr of two ceitificates of such work,  and jou aie hereby required to contribute  jour proportion of such work and expenditure, together with ull costs of ad\eiUsing  your said proportion, amounting- to sixtj-  six   dollais  and ,niut)-one   nnd  two-third  , cents [*66,91?al exclusive of costs.'  If you fail ar refuse ta^coutributecjour  Mud proportion and all costs of ad\ei tising,  w ithi.n ninety dajs fiom the date of the first  publication of this notice in-"The Atlin  Claim," '-nhioh date is hereunder written,  jour interests inv said niineral~ela1ms w 111  become nested in us, jour co-paitners,  under the pioMSions of the Mineral Act  U,nd Amoiiding'Acts.   *      ��� �����  Outed this 13rd day of July, A. D., 1904.  0. 'li". Coklky.  "*   E. D   Robke.' '  *'Companies Act, 1897."   -  NOTICI"  is  hereby  Biien  that Chailes  Dubois   Mason,   Solicitor   of   Atlin,  B. C , bus been  appointed���,the attorney for  the'"Columbia  Hjdrauhe Mining Co,"  in  place of A. A. Johnson.  Dated this,29tli day ot June, 1904. .  S. Y. Wooiion,  Kegistrai Joint Stock Companies.  Companies Act, 1897/'  NOTICB  is hereby given that Clarence  M. Hamshaw, of Atlm  B. C , lias been  Appointed the   attornej  foi   tho   "Nimrod  Syndicate, Hunted," in place of Richard D.  I'etheits.toailHiujrh.  Dated this. 12th day of May. 19J4.  S. Y. Wootton,  Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.  "Companies Act, 1897/'  NOTICE is herebj {jiven that CLirencp M.  llaim>haw. of Atlm, B  C, lmi boon appointed  tho attorney for the "Atliii Mining  Company. Limited," in place of Itichurd D.  Potliorstoiihaugh.  Dated this 12th day of May, 1904.  . Y. Wootion,  Registrar of Joint, Stock Companies.  -ALASKA   ROUTE   SAIUNGS-  The .following  Sailings  are  announced  for   the  months of  July  and August, leaving Skagway at S  i P- Ei-"'  '.'Amur'"���July 28th.  "Princess May"���Aug. 2nd.  For further information, apply or  write to       H. B. Dunn, Agent,  Skagway. Alaska.  Bakery More  1 <      ,Opposite Nugget Hotel, 'and  ,     Next Rojal Hotel  v FOR-SALE.  Apply j: e, -Mcdonald. .  All STocft on Hand to be Sold  ���������at Cost.  NOTICE  Respecting Coat, a\i> Petuot.eum   I inps  j-    IN SOUTH-I'/ASl KOOTCNAY.  NOTICI* is herebj given that licences <to  prospect for coal .ind petroleum upon  and under" lands situated within Block  4,59.1, South-East Kootouuj, will lie issued  forthwith to nil poisons who have m.ide  pioper application in peisuauce of the provision of the " Uoal Mines Act" and nniend-  ments. ���        "       -  The fee for ouch licence will be S100, and  all applicants who'have not de])osited accepted bank cheques to co\er that amount  are he'iebj leiimied to "da so'without  further notice.  Licences will be issued,in the following  form" \iz.:��� i .  "Mining IjIccsce ifasiji d undeh jhe Coat.  Mines Acjl and Amendments  " In cousidcr.ition ol one hundred dollars  now "paid undei the s.ud Acts, and subject  to the provisions theieof, I, AV. S. Gore,  Deputj Cotnnussioupi, acting for the Chief  Commissiouci of I,a nils and Works, licence  , ,  to enter, prospect,  search and work foi coal and petioleum  (but no othei nitt.il or mineral) upon, in  and under all thut piece or parcel of mineral  land situate iu and foimiug part of Block  4,593, East Kootenai District, and doscribed  as follow s:���  and not exceeding m the whole six hundred  and foi l> statute acies.  "Owing to the number of applicants foi  licences to piospect foi coal and petroleum,  and the peculiai circumstances sui rounding  the application for ami issuance of these  licences, and the well-known fact that the  issuance has been uu.noidablj- suspended  for so munj mouths, Ihe Government of  British Columbia hnds it impossible to determine tho equitable rights of the numerous applicants. Theiefoie, for the purpose  of enabling all peisons to ko before the  piopei tribunal for the deteimination of  their respectne lights and prioiities, this  licence is issued and aci epted subject to  such^-pi lor i ights of other persons as may  exist bj law, and the date of this licence is  not to he taken or held as iu any sense  determining- such pnoiitj, and further it  shall not bo taken or held to waive enquiry  by the Com ts into the proper poiformance  of all conditions pircpdcnt as between ad-  \eise cluiiiiants, and further,on tho understanding-that the Government shall not be  held responsible lor, or iu connection with,  anj conflict which uinj ai ise with other  claimants of tho snuio ground, and that  under no ciicumstances will licence foes bo  refunded.  " And tho holder hereby w-uives any claim  or demand nguinst the Uovornment, and  expressly iiHrroos not to tuko any stops or  proceedings, or present any petition, to oil-  force any alleged cluim or dcmilud against  tho Government of the I'riivliico' of British  Columbia arising- out of thu issunuco of thin  licence or of any other mutter or thiner appertaining thereto.  "Tho land being' undor reserve from preemption and sale this licence docs not include  any riu;ht other than the riffht to prospect  for ooal and petroleum.  ���'The durutio/i of this licence is for ono  year from (he , ISO .  " Deputy Commissioner of hands A Works.  " Lands and Works Department,  " Victoria, B. C, , 100 ."  lt. If. GREEN.  Chief Commissioner of Lauds & Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, li. C. (ith June 190*.  THE <f!  HOTEL ��  *    ,.'  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL, IN, THE NORTH.       ,  A     EVERYTHING 'CONDUCTED IN *FIRST-CLASS, MANNER.  > '       i ��� ' , /        v> ~  .        -"  Up-to-Date   Restaurant in   Oonnection.  ,   v -/.'   '   ,.David Hasth^VProprietor.  ������       V l  CORNRR'FIRST A VENUE  AND  DISCOVERY  STREET,   ATLIN.  ���     "*<V  i        I  FOR -  Office Stationery  CALL  AND  GET  PRICES  AT f������,  "ClK Claim" Office.  THE WHITE PASS & YUKON ROUTE.  Thrcmg-h  Lino from Skaguay to Atlin, ^'White  Horse,  Big Salmon*,  wDawson and all intermediate points.   -*-  Finely appointed trains daily, except Sunday, between Skaguay, Caribou'  '"'   and Whitehorse.   Carry Passengers, Baggage, Mail and Express  TIME   SCHEDULE   OF   FIRST  CLASS   TRAINS':  .     -,     ",     No. 1.���North Bound. | No.2.���South Bound. '  " "~  -,--..'��      ��     9.��0a.m. Ly.     vSKAGUAT     Ar. 4.30p.m.  -  -   ���    ��� ��.10 v.m. Ly.      CARIBOU      Lv. 11.50 aVm. --"���"- ,  ,'   4.S0 p.m. Art WHITE HORSE Lv. 9 SO a.m.  TIME   SCHEDULE   LAKE   STEAMBOATS:,  Leave CARIBOU 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Arrivo ATLIN 9 a.m. Wednesdnjs.  "-,       "  ^       5 p. m. Fridays, _" "       9 a. in. Saturdajs.  Leave ATLIN 5 p.m. Mondays,    ������ Arrivo CARIBOU 7 a.m. Tuesdays.  'I ^       5 p. in. Thursdays, ���* " H. m. Fridays.  150 pounds"of bacea<re will be ohaclced free with oaoh full fare ticket and 75 pounds  with each half fare ticket. w , '  Passengers must bo at depots in time to havo Bagfgago inspected and oheclted.  Time Schedules are subject to change ** ithout notice.  Baggage   Bonded  Through.  For information relative to Passenger, Freiffht, Express and Telegiaph Rates,  apply to any ag-ent of tho Company or to  M. J. B. TVHITE, G. F A P. A.,  Vanoou\er, B. C.  J.LIPSCOMB,   .      R.D.PINNEO.Asst.G. F.iP. A.,  Agent, Atlin. Skaguay, Alaska.  J. G. COKMELL.  nugget Rofel  2"t. -Discovery.   '  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN  "     CONNECTION.  lieadmiarters for Dixon's atace.  tree fiotcL  DISCOVERY, B. C.  NEWDINING ROOM NOWOPEN,  Furnishing   The  BEST MEALS IN CAMP.  Finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  Kr>. Sands, Proprietor.  O.K  BATHS  ���  BARBER SHOP  F. Shields & Eddy Durham.  Now occupy tholr new quarters next  to tho Bank of B. N. A.. First Street.  The bath rooms aro oijually as good as fouud  in oltiei.   iSriyato Butrauoa for ItwUoi.  Northern Lumber Go,  Limited.  On and after the 231 d.   of April,.  1904 and  until further  notice  the  following will be the piices of Lumber.  Rough, up to S inches, $40.  do   ,   do     10    -,\        45-  do       do     12      ,,        50.  Matched, $50.00  S. D. $5.00 & D. D. $10. extra.  12}4 per cent discount will be allowed for cash at time of ordering.  GENERAL BLACKSMITH  AMI  MACHINE SHOP,  Metropole Hotel  Bldg\, Discovery  Street, Atlin.  Blacksmith Work, Bolts 8c Nuts,  Pipe & Pipe Fitting, Engine and  Boiler Repairing, Hot Water Coils,  made and fitted, Derrick Mounting,  Wire Cable, Pulley Blocks & Tackle, Boats & Boat Fittings.  W. J. SMITH & CO., Proprietors.  ���s  '   <f     ,  i   s -.l-i  A A-"A*,!  s *   - AA)"|  <���   *-/'"���  ... *rt/ t.jcfr.:, V  <v -'m  ^ass����QSs^Q3ss��scKsaoisg^ae-3>aeogo����oag>so8Q��^��g��s��a8g>��  OR,   THE   rilSSINQ,  WILL  8����  5f��S����<5��00��ffi��3����������e<B������9�� <Bf��9��@e008e����fS��Ce39008��9eS  J  CHAPTER  XIX���(Continued.)  ���.'cssic laughed without embarrassment, Claudes appeared to be interested in a littlo mechanical puzzle  which ^uy on the tabic. "Oh! Miss  Arcdwny," sho replied; "they nrc not  love-letters. You sec, we arc not  like other people���" here she broke  oil and colored, as Claude loolccd up.  She would have turned the subject,  feeling that .she had 'already said  more than was becoming of her own  concerns, but that something in that  swift, electric glanco was like 'a challenge and aroused her. "We arc  more like brother and sister," sho  continued,   with  gravity;   "but     wh'yr  ,  should I- weary you  with my affairs,  .   Miss Medway?"  "Oh,  I like to  hear,  please go  on"  was  the "inevitable girlish rejoinder.  "We wei-e brought up together liko  brother and sister," she continued;  "wo were not like people who find  ��ach other o*ut bit by bit,- and are  unread romances to each-.other."  "Then how did you become' engag-  ca?" asked Ethel.  "My  parents'   had    always   wished  it; and when-my dear father was dy  ' ing he joined our hands; and that,"  she added, looking up after a long,  breathless pause and meeting ' Claude  ' ' Medway's dilated gaze with a sort of  defiance, "makes it so very solemn  and binding."    <  "I don't think so,'.' returned Ethel,  disgusted  at   the    want  of romantic  interest   in     the   narrative;     "people  ought to fall in love and be propos-  " ed  to,  and   refuse a    little  at    first  just  to  bring  the  other  one  on,    before they ai-e married.      If papa told  me  to marry anybody I should    instantly    hate   him,   and  run     away  with somebody else.   Why, people never fall in lovo with the'people they  are told to,  do they Claude?"  "Not  such naughty  girls  as you,"  /  he  replied,-touched "by  the    thought  that   there   could    be none  of these  youthful  experiences   for  that     poor  .child,   and willing to  turn a subject  which  had  become   embarrassing   to  Jessie;   '.'wc shall know  how to deal  with  you when  an  ineligible    makes  liis   appearance,    just  order  you     to  _  have  him,  Miss Wilful."  FTe knew  when th'e" father  died,  ho  knew when Philip went out to India,  he     knew     Jessie's    age,   the   whole  -stor ywas clear to him,   and particu-  Jarly  her     intention     in   proclaiming  " tlie- special  solemnity  of  her engagement;  his eyes grow softly  brilliant,  a  smile played over his face,     which  seemed  instinct  with     triumph     and  . happiness; even Ethel    wondered    at  A the, unusual beauty of her handsome  -brother.  Jessie was  thankful  for  the  timely  interruption  of  tea..     She   had  lived  among   simple outspoken people,    and  was   herself of a noble simplicity    of  tliought and speech, but she had the  instinctive  lady's  dower  of reticence,  and shrank from    the publicity    she  had  thought it necessary to  give to  her     relations     with     Philip.      "So  ^cry solemn and    binding,"  she    repealed  to  herself    while  busy     with  the  tea-cups.      Sho  lived in  thought  again   in   that   death-dod   scene,    felt  '   the    clasp of    the    tremulous,  dying  hands  tighten and  then  slacken upon  hers    and    Philip's;  as her    father's  hands grew  cold  and  nerveless,     sho  remembered'  Philip's     grasp  growing  warmer and firmer, and she felt   herself pass from the keeping of one to  that  of the  other.  There was a solemn, prayerful look  on her face, that gave a deeper  charm to her beauty, when she handed Captain Medway his tea, avoiding his gaze; a feeling of victorious  strength lifted her above the thrill  which the chance touching of their  fingers  sent  through   them.  The rain gradually ceased, and a  flood of blinding glory poured in  through the bay window at the other end of the gallery, and streamed  slantly through the long gallery,  touching <them with a softened radiance as it reached thorn. The upper portion of tlie window was filled with .stained glass, chiefly showing armorial bearings, tho Medway  quartorings shed rays of gules, or,  ���and azure upon Jessie's dross and  moved     upon her hands. Outside,  tho park was a    living   emerald    of  sun-stccped verdure,  birds  were singing    iti   the    fragrance   of    the rain-  nwakened   earth,     all    .seemed    pure,  bCciutiful,   and    joyous     within    and  without in the lovely summer    evening.      Joy so pure as well  as    deep  h'ad  never before  been  Claude's,    the  memory of his past life and especially his first thoughts of Jessie,  whoso  beauty  and     purity had   so   changed  and elevated him, filled him with rc-  moj-s-c;  what did he owe, to that gentle  and   gracious   creature   who     had  discovered his soul  to him,  and who  would give him a life of purest happiness?      The  precious  moments  flew  while he sat in Elysium alone    with  tho   two   beings  most  dear  to     him,  watching  Jessie's   tender   ways   with  Ethel     and      the    girl's   affectionate  though     selfish'   clinging  to   her;     it  seemed/    that    a    deeper     tenderness  came    into    Jessie's    voice and eyes  when  she spoke   to  Ethel,   the thrilling thought came    to him tliat    she  must love her, as indeed she did with  a pwe lovo made up of pity and an  association of which perhaps she was  unconscious.  Sitting there th the beautiful evening glory,  beneath his own ancestral  roof  upon  the  lino  full-leaved     trees  glowing in the fresh sunshine, listening    to    the    pure    tones of Jessie's  voice and entranced by her youthful  and touching beauty, ho wondered at  himself.        What     different  pleasures  and  interests  would  now   be his     in-  tho simple yet full  and dignified  life  he would hereafter lead.      Bow stale  and   unprofitable   all   previous   pleasures and    dissipation    seemed;  there  were incidents in his life  for     which  he blushed for the first' time;  present  associates  the thought of which filled him with disgust.     All that poets  said  of love was true.      lTo thought  with' a    sort   of    self-pity how litto  pure human affection there had been  in  his   lot   till  now.    ' It   was     with  the selfish love of    tho utterly helpless that    Ethel    clung to him,     another    sister    had'died- in childhood,  leaving   a   sorrowful, memory;    Lady  Gertrude had fondled him over much  in infancy, and when he ceased to be  a    baby,     repulsed  him.      lie might  not throw his arms around'her' neck  because he rumpled her hair; he must  not  come   too near,  she  didn't     liko  boys treading on her dress and ��� pulling her about, their hands were'never clean.      And when'he grew   up,  a  curled     darling,     an     ornamental  as  wcl las useful   social- appendage,    ho  knew too well what value to put upon his mother's appreciation of him.  There   was   instinctive   affection     between    himself    and'his father     and  brothers,   but    no     tenderness.      Yet  but a month or so'since''.he     would  have laughed    at tho  idea  that    he  needed tenderness; married  bliss <��� was  a thing to smile at;  conjugal virtue,  though respectable, a thing too rare,  at least    on    the one' side,  to enter  seriously into an estimate of life.  Once Jessie caught his rapegaze as  he thought these thoughts, < nnd " it  flashed-upon her that he had a look  of Philip, something less than tho  moulding of a feature, something  more than a passing express. Sho  glanced from, him to a picture on  the, wall of a young. cavalier with  plumed hat and flowing curls, who  bad' fallen in tho Civil'War. lie  turned, following her gaze.,  , "You are interested in Sir Philip?"  he a^ked:  "you often look at him."  "He reminds ' mc a little of my  broth���of Captain Randal," she replied.  "It is curious; but wc . have  thought so,  too."  "But he is considered much more  like you, Claude," Ethel added; "my  brother was dressed as Sir Philip  for a fancy ball, Jessie.'.'  After tea Jessie,read aloud from  tho grand romance which has'set so  many.hearts boating and charmed so  many minds in such different ages;  those who first dreamed it arc dust,  and so arc those who earliest ' felt  its glamour: all tho successive moulders and compilers have been a&ITcs  for centuries, and yet' to-day its  charm is fesh and irresistible as ever.  Ethel soon slept, lulled by the  sweet voice.  Tho golden glory, "with its crown  of armorial jewel, fell full upon Jessie, sitting sidewise close to the  sleeping girl; , it fell upon Claude,  who was facing' her on the other side  of his sister, on an antique, cross-  legged oaken seat, his head slightly  bowed against tlfe hand which shaded his eyes, his elbow resting on his  knee, in a negligent attitude, suited  to a suppliant or courtier. But  shadowed as his eyes were, there was  no mistaking his look;' and ho was so  absorbed that he did not perceive the  approach of an onlooker, whose light  footsteps were unheard on the thick-  pi led  carpet.  The new-comer stood an'd silently  studied the scene; the slcoping girl,  the reader and the listener, her faco  was touched with' scorn and fear,  hatred nnd love, she was breathless  and motionless; while Jessie, conscious of Claude's furtively adoring  gaze and fearing to pause or lift  her eyes lest sho should meet it, rend  in a thrilling voice, "And there is  no knight living that ought to give  unto God so great thanks as ye; for  he hath given unto you beauty,  .sccmlines.s. nnd great strength', above  all other knights "  "How very appropriate!" broke in  tho now-comer, with cleat and cutting emphasis, and Jessie, looking up,  saw Clara Lonsdale standing dark  against the flood of dazzling light,  with a curling lip, and a fire of dark-  passion in her eyes.  It was but a moment, during which  tho "long sunbeams slanted away,  leaving that part of the 'gallery in  chill grayness, before Miss Lonsdale  turned with 'tho faintest droop of  the eyelids and Captain Medway's  features lost their stern rigidity in  something like atgrim satisfaction.  Jessie's only memory of that scene  was the glance .Clara had thrown upon- hor, after thoso few words between the cousins, a glance of blended foar, hatred, and scorn, and of  the emotion in Claude's faco.  Sho understood too well what it all  meant; one of the white moss-roses  was in her dress; he,had handed it to  hor at his, sister's ncsare; sho took it  out when she reached home, aiid  looked at it long. . She carried it  into tho kitchen, where a wood-fire  was burning low on tho hearth, and  placing it in the heart of the rod  embers, watched till it was consumed.     It seemed  like killing a child.  There ' Sarah found her drooping'  somo minutes after when thc_ .dusk  was falling.  A few days after Miss Lonsdale's  unexpected arrival, Jessie received a  notu, bidding her come to the Court,  an honor which she declined, upon  which Clara appeared at Redwoods.  ,lcsGio was in the garden gathering  fruit for thoso endless pots of jam  which Cousin Jane delighted to  mako, and > thither Miss Lonsdale  penetrated without invitation, to  Jessie's  secret   indignation.  "Miss Meade," she said, "will you  have the goodness to walk through  the plantations'-with me? I cannot  toll you-my errand here."  Sho could say "will you have the  goodness?" so as to convoy the impression of "you will refuse on your  peril;" tho fascination which sho had"  exercised upon Jessie, ��� lessened  though it w,ns sinco she had discovered that Clara Lonsdale was not  only capricious but rude, had always  contained an element of fear, nnd be-;  twoen this fear and the tenderness  sho still lolt for the lonely woman,  she yielded  nnd  followed   her.  "Jessie," Miss Lonsdale said when  they,had .crossed the intervening  fields and reached the plantation,  "you know that you havo boon dear  to mc, that 1 have' treated you as a  friend."  "You havo been very kind," she  replied, ���* "nnd I shall always be  grateful. ��� But you aro tired of mc,  and have often been both' unkind and  rude of late. I was a toy to amuse  you "when you when you were dull,  and now, that    the paint has . worn  off me "  "Nonsense, why, if tired of you,  have I taken all this trpublc to see  you? Come, sit on 'these faggots  and talk ratioually. You expect too  much. You ought to know that I  have your best interests 'at heart,"  sho  said,   drawing  the   slender  figure  CHAPTER XX.  Claude thrown off his balance for  a moment, uttered a faint exclamation, then he rose and turned to receive his cousin with a gra-i e smile.  "This is an unexpected pleasure,"  he said, offering his hand, which sho  did not take. ".Have you only just  arrived?"  "1 ought to apologize," she replied, .with infinite scorn, "for breaking in upon so delightful a moment.  But I was told you were alono with  your sister."  Ifo met her gaze with' a. level direct  glance that wus like tho cutting of  a, sword.  caressingly toward her.  Jessie took a scat as desired, and  after various allusions which she declined ��� to understand, Clara said,  with more plainness, -'Lords ol Burleigh are ��� all very well in poetry,  but in real life thoy simply don't exist.,"  "Probably not; ono does not expect everyday life to be a poem,"  Jessie replied, with quiet indifference,  ns sho rose. "And now, dear 'Miss  Lonsdale, I really    must sav    good-  by "  "Nonsense, child, sit down," Clara  returned, a flash of green light coming to her eyes as sho detained her  with no gentle hand. "You cither  do not or will not sec your danger.  A.S you say, it was I who brought  you to that house and I should indeed be grieved if harm come to you  there."  Pray don't distress yourself," sho  said, with burning checks, "no harm,  has ever come to me at Marweli.  Why should it? No one in that house  but yourself has over shown mc anything but kindness "  "Kindness!" echoed ' Clara in an  accent that burned into Jessie like  corrosive acid, "kindness from a  man like Claude Medway to a girl  liko you! Why, ho is one of tho  fastest men of his sot! Jessie, such  mon havo no mercy on girls in your  position. We who live in the world  know these things."  "Then I am sorry for you." cried  Jessie, rising onco more and drawing her shawl round her; "and I am  sorry if such things arc truo. And  1 do not believe any ill of tho gentleman to whom you allude. And it  is not oT the smallest consequence  whether 1 do or not. .He has never  said a word to mo that the whole  world might not hear. I must really  go; it is late."  "X hate her," Clara said, stopping  nt tho plantation fence, on her home-  >vard way, resting her ami upon the  rail while she looked with nsightlcss  glance over the beautiful Marweli  woods. "X think 1 never haled any  one so much. I hate hor beauty,  her intelligence, her graceful ways.  What right have such as sho to  graceful ways, ensnaring men's  hearts? But ho has said nothing;  thank Wcaven for that, oh, thank  Heaven! That girl cannot lie:- Her  face cannot lie. And she loves him,  tho bnby-faced fool. And Heaven  only knows what folly a man so infatuated may commit. Ho might  oven marry hor. Sho must bo got  away from this place. Ono of them  must bo removed."  Jessie believed no harm "of Claude  Medway, and was indignant at the  aspersion ca.'jt upon him. To her he  was a heroic, chivalrous figure, as  different from tho real Claude Mod-  way as the latter was from the heartless rake Clara had suggested. To  figure perfectly-as a hero it is necessary to  bo slandered a little.  Though' lie was not angelic; or  even heroic, there were good  thoughts  in   Claude   Medway's    heart  These thoughts made him happy;  they gave him courage to do what  he had long boon-nerving himself to  do���make a confes's/on, ono that  must'como' sooner or later, to his  father.  So the very next day Sir Arthur  heard with tribulations and dismay,  not tho mournful words, "Father, I  havo.' sinned," but those still more  dreadful to some paternal ' cars,  "Father,  I am in debt."   ,  It was tho first time that tho offence had' been of such magnitude,  and with what Sin Arthur deemed so  little excuse, for this was no debt  incurred by indulging his own pleasures.  "I must live quietly for somo,  time," he added, to his .father's in-  tenso surprise, since ho had never  before manifested any such intention. "I must sell the hunters���a  pity, too; thoso'two young ones at  th'o trainers' aie turning out so  well, no end of money in them. I  don't want to sell out if I can possibly  pull   through   without."  "Far better sell out than .give up  hunting. Do. you suppose all these  small squires and farmers will voto  for a man who doesn't hunt, or otherwise 0 make himself pleasant an'd  popular?" cried Sir Arthur. "Upon  my soul, sir, this is pleasing intelligence, with my affairs iir.,such' a condition. At you rage .to. put your  namo to bills for such a follow. You  must havo known that 'ho could nov-  ert meet them." '   ���  '.'The*poor beggar was so confoundedly  hard  up." ���  "Beggar,'indeed! Such men aro indeed beggars.. Thoy arc always  hard up. How can a man be otherwise if he lives at,the rate of three  thousand a year, when ho has but  threo hundred.'" ,     '  Clau'do murmured something about  expectations.  -'���"Which ho throws to tho winds by  marrying a barmaid, and making his  uncle  cut  him  off  with  a  shilling."  "Not a barmaid, sir, a governess,  a lady by birth,  a very pretty    and  charming  girl "  "Barmaid or governess, it is all  tho same: "the girl had not a penny,"  cried Sir Arthur, with irritation;  "neither-beauty nor charm pay butcher's bills, 'much less wine merchant  and Bond Street tailors. "What I  cannot conceive is that you should  have done tho thing twice," continued Sir Arthur, indignantly. "A  man may- make a fool of himself  once���but this second bill seems a  dcliberato act���a���upon my soul,  Claude,   it is  too much."  "Of course, it was foolish, but, \ry  George! sir, I think you would havo  done the same," . he replied.- "You  see the poor devil was' to be sold up  and utterly done for, 'and his pretty  wife came and cried to me, and���and  brought her baby,'and,���and���well !  what can a'man do in such a case?"  "I know what a soft-hearted fool  fin do." he returned, half .laughing;  "every time a pretty "woman cries,  or has a baby, I suppose my timber  is to be cut down, and my land  mortgaged. I hoped you would -set-,  tic down* and marry, and take your  proper position in tho country. And  here I am with Jim to send to Oxford, and Jack's commission to buy,  and with Hugh vowing that an attache must live beyond his present  allowance, and what with bad times  the state of the country, losses here  and losses there���perhaps it is* well  that this place is not entailed like  the      Suffolk    property,      though    I  should be sorry to soil Marweli "  "Soil Marweli 1" cried Claude;  "surely you cannot be serious." His  last chance of breaking tho subject  of marrying  Jessie was  gone now.  "I am sorry to say," continued his  father, "that I am in but too ��� sad  earnest"���lie paused, and reflected  awhile, and the in turn mado his confession, ono that, like his son, ho  had long brooded over, but feared to  make; a story of growing'expenses  and diminished income, of bad times,  remitted rents and unfortunate " investments, culminating in Inrgc purchase of shares in a phantom company,  the    promoters  of which    had  fiESHIPS AS -TAMETSA  EXPERIMENTS WITJK BIG GUMS -  AND TORPEDOES.    '  The     Terrible     Execution     Whiah  These  Engines   of War   Can  -~-   ' Do.  - No  Chinese ship that was battered"--  into a mere flaming skeleton by Ja,p~ '  anese    shells f, at the Battle of    tho  Yalu over received   ' a tenth  of    'tho .J  projectiles   which  have  been  fired  at  one  of  our  own  British  war-vesseltt." ���  On  at' least  three  separate  occasions  she has acted as target   for somo of  tho  most  powerful   weapons  in     our  Navy,  to say nothing of having been  used   in   similar   capacity   for   torpedoes and  other  deadly    missiles     of  modern warfare.  Two years ago  the Admiralty,  bo-'  ing anxious  to  rcalizo  tho effect - of  big shells loaded with lyddite,in ac- ;  tual. warfaio,   ordered   that   the  Bcl-  lcislc,"  an     old    coast  defence     ram,  should   bo   moored   out  near     Sclsoy  Bill and fired at by tho Majestic. ,A��  for  her     crow,     which  was  formerly  284 officers- and men, tlicso wcro   re- .  presented     by-a       largo    number  of\  wooden dummies.  Tho Mujcstic,. steaming slowly at r't  a distance of 1,750 ��� yards, opened v'_  with an 850 lb. shell from a 12 in. ,41  gun. A moment later 100-poundors ' Vj  from Iho 0 in. quick-firoi'o caino rain-   'il  I  tj  Irecently vanished  with   the spoil.  "There is but one hope," Sir Arthur said at the conclusion of this  melancholy narrative, "a most natural and pleasing aope, and one that  1 had expected you would yourself  before this have realized, and that  is your  marriage."  "My marriage!" repeated tlie unfortunate young man while all tho  lovely aurora hues of his new and  beautiful hopes faded away Irom tho  horizon of h*if�� life, "my "marriage!'"  "You know your own affairs best,"  Sir Arthur continued, "but to me it  ,':ce;ns (hat the thing lias boon too  long about. No doubt there is a  privafc understanding between you,  it should be made public. It is not  fair to Clara, thnt sort of thing  puis a woman in a false position; it  looks as if you wcro hanging back,  which, of course, you cannot do, you  have gone too far. She will make  you a good wife, Claude; sho is a  thorough woman of tho world, and  though not beautiful, has an air of  distinction that is beyond beauty.  It is true that she has had several  rather serious flirtations, out  through them all she has ahvajs  been devoted to you. Sho has her  peculiarities, but her hour I !s sound  at  tho  core,   while  her  pro; crlj���"  Ho paused and both men sighed  deeply.  A few days later urgent business  called Captain Medway away from  Marweli. ���/���'���  (To  bo  Continued.)  the  cloy     of     Clara's       arrival,   expire*.  "What caused the fire?"     "An  sin-nnco *polir-y  which   was  about  into  ing upon- tho doomed vessel. Tho results wore beyond all*- expectation.'  Within two- minutes tho Belleislo' was  nflro. - Indeed, before , the Majestic  got broadside on, tho target's quarter-deck was blazing  ' LIKE A .TIMBER-STACK. V  Yot her. 3 2 in. armor resisted ' tho  deadly rain, and tho citadel remained unhurt until a. shell found its way  in through a port and burst. Tho  result was extraordinary. Up intiS"  the air went tho ro"of of .the citadel. '&  So did tho dummy searchlight, most ��'  of the dummy crews of tlie upper' \  deck guns, and large portions of tho" $  bridge and  the chart-house. ' a  The battering laste'd'only,8"r   min.,    ���  but in  that  brief space oft timo am-   ,  munition to'the value of some ��18,-   'Jj  000'had  boon poured into  the    ship-v  target,  and     had reduced everything -*���  above  her  protective   deck  to   ruins. ��'  After   tho      bombardment    was over ���  somo of tho Lords -of the Admiralty   ;  inspected  the 'wreck/        . ,^  - - -  -  From a second experiment on   tha   1  samo old hulk patched,up afresh waa  prophesied   at     tho "time  that  torpe-  does  'would    take a -leading part  in  the naval warfare of the future. This  prophecy    has*" been  fulfilled at11 Port ��� j  Arthur.   Tho    Bellcisle,  when   struck  by    a   full-si/.ed    Whitehead etorpedo,  sank almost at once, in spite of having' been specially    strengthened     to  boar  tho  shock. " ,  THE WAR BALLOON  was found most useful in South Af-  rica, and it is probable that a good j;  dual more, will be seen of it before  the present war between Japan and  Russia is finished. At Steinfeld,' in  Austria, tho Austrian artillery have  been using a war balloon as target.  Tho balloon was anchored at a  height^of 7,500 feet, tho gunners not  being informed of the range. How  difficult such an object is to hit at  such a height may bo judged by tho  fact that it took twenty-two rounds  to get the range, and it was not- until the sixty-fourth shot that tho  balloon was hit, and then only  slightly.  . The Germans have also tried their  guns at a balloon, but in this case  their target was less than 1,000 ft.  in tho air. Firing from a distance!  of about two and' a balf miles tha  seventeenth shell exploded close ta ���  tho ground.  Perhaps -the most startling experi*  monts ever tried with guns wera  those which took place at Brest in  August last. Instead of taking nif.  old ^battleship like the Bellcisle an<  putting dummies on board, thl  French actually fired shell at a real  battleship - ���.  WITH TIER CREW. ON'BOARD!'" ,  Tho ship chosen was tlio fS'iffi.-u i  big turret battleship. It was thl  turret which French naval authorities wcro specially anxious to tost.  They wanted to find out whether tha  shock produced by tho impact of ii  shell on the, outer wall of the turret  would kill or injure tho'men inside.  Tho "crow of tho SulTren were sen)  below, anJji some sheep were penned  insido the turret. Then the Masscnii  drew off to 2,000 yards, distance <S  and fired heavy shell at tho turret.  :'lio shells were not explosive ones���  troy wore filled with sand instead ol  po vdcr. Ju spite of every precaution an accident occurred. Tho third  Fholl burst, nnd the officers who were  standing on Iho bridge near the after end of the ship narrowly escaped  being hit b.v splinters. The oxper- /t  iment, however, proved successful in  ono way, for the sheep weie afterwards found   to  bo quite  unharmed.  Much curiosity was evinced, when  submarines first came into existence,  as to whether they or their occupants would be able to withstand  the shock of torpedoes or mines fired  in their vicinity. The French have  lately settled thut question also.  Thoy anchored a submarine under  water in Cherbourg Harbor and fired  torpedoes at various distances from  it, eventually coming as close as  thirty yards. No damage was flono  at nil, and, though the occupants of  tho submarine distinctly felt tho dull  shock of tho explosions and tho in- <]  crenso of air pressure, thoy ;wcrp  none of them in any way tlio ' worse  for   their strange experience, .  11  <f  11  "Don't you think Mr, Siritin I'arlw  er is very' hard.Vto please?" "No,1-*1  answered Miss Caycn-no.'���'.���������������' 'OfcTe seeiiii  very;, well satisfied with,' him&clf."- 1     T  Ticket-of  '15  <T>  t\rlvJ"fN?fOl\?lvIs-|"l*-*l"**-''s/-"  fettit,    my boy, you're    in  fjinn wi  an'   my     dear    daughter  th white hair,   close  laj  pipe with bowl   turned  out of his mouth,  and a  beer stood at his elbow.  t    WHITE.���Wanted,   infor-  to     tho  wheicabouts     of  3lute,    daughter   of Gcoffiy  "hite,  and  his wife,  Gl.ulvi  'mcily   Renshaw.   A   liVrnl  il be paid.���Bell    and  Bull,  Old Jewry, E.G.  ���>    think   that  Geoffry Tar-  p and mc should  come out  pkcl-o'-lcnvp  on   tho     same  a     month    ago,  an'    three  ho should die in inv arms,  it he     said'   'Pcttit,     my  i-goin',      Piomi'-c mc,'    ho  . t you'll go to my daughter  a'sk her to foigne    mc '  r nskmg to be forgiven by  kid. 'Sho was a  littlo  ro    when 1   was took,'     he  he must  be  about    twenty  II,   dootj   is  dooty,   tin'    a  a  pioirmc,   an'   I've     got  ito's address, an' Boll   and  Joing to give mo a    liheial  f   it."  fhed   the     beei    with  much  ' !l   aftei   caiofully     blushing  'l  silk  hat   ho left his  ludg-  (n   iuunty"ait' bom  of ncw-  .f^ocdom        ''  __ Si   Nus  wjv     to  Old   Jewry  , - Sfomid  the offices of Messrs  Pull, where ho demanded  lo  / the pai tners  5nuno,   sn'"   demaiHl.Hl    tie  yig him  suspiciously  foment ho hesitated,  then a  ��� jspiration seized him  JGcofliy  Tan ant   .Vhito   '  jtion of the name was miiTi-  , lie  cleik  disnppeai >d     t��ith  - jnd  soon   icturned   to  u:-l er  gt into  tho picsonce  of Mi  &  ; morning,   sir,   good    raoin-  |>ed Afr. Pettit,  affab'v.  '  seat,   please,"     sul    Mr  tly "You    havo     come  ivei tisement, sn, for the  ts of Esther White, my  sir; an' if a man don't  wheicabouts of . *s cv.n  and   ain't concerned  ,n  the  lof his child he "  ill  understand,   Mr     White,  advertisement  refei s  cxclu-  yoiu>    daughter,  and ..my  not the slightest wish   to  hing to  do  with jou."  | all    \cry     well,  an'     veiy  ^ mighty,     but I've got - to"  %l the advertisement means  |?er any haim is intended to  In' until I do know I keeps  gibouts to  myself "  Jg but good is intended  for  - JSghter,    I can assure    you.  isery you have caused other  ���f jour past  life I will    saj-  w  Your  own     conscience,     I  g bo sufficient      But I trust  Suture of your daughter will  'tyay  recompense her foi   tho  jfwhich, I fear,  has been her  pen so her���how'"  James Renshaw, jour    late  ither,     died,      some     throe  <j!jigo, all his estate passed to  f'-nshaw, a distant lolative,  is thirtieth j par On his  f"James Renshaw made Paul  hat he would find Ksthei  I make ample provision for  'o "  hat's what the advertisc-  ms. My daughtei is to be  ii mc, an' I can starve in  r. Look what she says in  Jettcr to mo, written a week  fame out."  ittit took a crumpled letter  '��� pocket and  straightened   it  Father'���there, do you hear  ['ear     Fathei,���I   undei stand  . arc "shortly to  bo released.  Zd    mother    bcfoie sho died  mild have a homo ic.idy for  :oinc to     I    haio kept    my  enclose the money for your  hope jou will lose no  time  heic.--E.W.'     There'  what  :hink of thnt?"  'gnl, poor girl1"  <o you    think   T'm going    to  'a comfortable  home  nn'    be  /iit  like  a  dog'*      No  fear;  I  j add loss  to in v sell."  ,mve vou teen hor since   you  19"  Manchester  Esther."  -" Gay 'Street, Manchester, somewhat  belied its name It was a dreary-  looking place enough, and the homes  it contained wcio often dieaner still,  but it was cheap, and at all events  un the case of No. 11, it was clean.  Esther White bent over her sowing  but evety now and then she raised  her head and listened expectantly. A  cheerful fire was binning m the grate  and the table was piepared for a  meal. ,  At that instant a bodj' lurched  against the front door, and tho  Knocker fell'with a single thud.  With a look of apprehension upon  her face Esther rose and opened the  door. A smell of stale whiskey entered tho house, followed almost immediately by foam l'cttit'  "Well, Esther, Vv Eul. hcic I am  nt last. Got tiled o' waitin' for  mo, did j oi**"  "1 ceitninly- expected you many  weeks ago. 1 asked you to come hoic  as soon as>������"  "Say ^t,  my gal,  say it.    As soon  ns   f came'out ol   quod.      Well,  hcic  I am,'so come an' give us a kiss."  In' linrt ively sho diow back '  "What' afiuid of j or old dad, i.ot  used to him yet���eh? Well, let ' it  pass an' bi ing on some grub, an'  Ihon  I've got news  lo  lei I  vor   '  Sho placed food licfuie him and sat  almost in silence while ho ate ��� Sho  was keeping her pionuso lo hor dead  mother, but she could not lopol va  fpplmg ol avoision as she contemplated   the man   Ijpfoic her  "Well,, yer seem to have grown a  pi city, well-set-up <-ort ctf* gnl, Es-  thoi, and you're fnnly comfortable  hcio A ciedit to yet mothei an'  mo Did yet mother cvoi mention  ���lames  Renshaw' '  "Jumps Renshaw was n,iy   mother'.0,  biotlipi,    and    li\Pd   at    Bpunystown  Cioss    in   Suircy    I   undei stand     lie  died  some months ago "  "And Paul Renshaw'"  "1 do not know him "  "Well,   you    lolly l  soon'wil  cause T    expect   him heie any  any hour,  any minute "  "Heip'   Why ?  "Because join mothei's, brothei  did the right thing at the last minute, and told Paul Renshaw, his  heir, to provide for us handsomely���  loi us, do yei 'eai, for me and you."  *"ITow do jou know this*"  'J3een it in the papei, see 'pre,  theie 'tis���Bell and Bull ,1'vc m-  teiviewed 'cm, an' they paid me ten  pounds on account, an'* now I'll go  an'   have  a  doss;  I'm  tired They  may be here to-moirow, an if they  want to take jou away from me, eh?  Esther    ,mj    gal, I'm   an old    man,  an' "  "Do   not   fear    I    sha.ll keep    mj  promise to my mother.'"  "Good gal,  good gal,  alwaj-s obey  youi   mothei "  And  Sam Pettit retired to*" a com-  foi tablc_bed    chucklmcu.to_hjm<5ol��_.i   To Esther,. White    the    next    two  bo-  day,  an' if Esther once marries Renshaw,  you've mado a nice downy bed for  life." '  'And in two or three days it became very evident to everybody that  Sam Petit had made no mistake in  his surmise. Paul Renshaw was  very much in lovo with his pretty  guest, and Esthei seemed' in nor way  averso to his attentions.  It sometimes happened that Sam  was too unwell to appear at dinnei,  and upon such occasions lie would  betake himself to a cosy spot in the  garden and indulge in an open-an  cure, with a bottle bulging his pocket.  There it was . that one day he  awoke fi om a somewhat heavy siesta  with tho sound1 ol voices in his cars,  and he realized that Paul and Esther  were standing on the.other side of  the hedge.  "Lister to me, Esther. There is  no affection between you 'and your  father and I do not see how there-  possibly can bo. He is drunk from  lnoimng till night, and there is  nothing to love in, him. It would  bo far bettw foi him to go away,  and so long as he stajed away I  would allow , linn two hundred a  year."      __ ,>"  'Nq, Paul; J cannot do it Dc-  pia-s ed and degraded though he may  lie,  ho is my lathei,  and  I promised  myinothci "  "And yet you cannot promise mo.  All my love is to go for naught.  Lot him stay hcio and live in tho  cottage, but give mc the ono wish of  my life.      You     say    that you  loic  me,   nnd "'  "Yes, Paul, I do love you, but  while my lather is alive I cannot  many you, it would simply drag  you down and cmbittei our lives It  would bo far  bettor If I wont a\uiy  ,-'i���you sec���coming to  Lon-  [h a   littlo money���or���well���  iou have no money left?  \ White, I will do-this Give  ddrcss and 1 will hand you  ds That will enable you  your daughtei. I have no  keep you from hoi, I only  impress  upon  you   that   hor  I/ill     be  one     of  comparative  which you must not reckon  a ing "  1  know  an  old  tickpl-o'leave  i onlj. count upon being kick-  pillar to post. I'll take  y; and here's the address."  te the address on a sheet of  id pocketed  the money.     Af-  ully polishing his hat on a  cove, ho bade Mr. Bell good  and departed. Once outdoor,     howevci,  he     turned  >^th    a   chuckle,   and    placing  Sib to his nocc  ho spread  tho  tut.  ied;   sold;   done   brown.   Sam  days passed almost like a nightmare.  In her occupation as milliner sho had  to absent herself from the house  for sovcial houis eveiy daj', and  Sam Pettit filled in his time by getting as intoxicated' as his means  would peimit  On the third day, howovei, when  Esthei arnved homo she found her  supposed father in convcisation with  a  stiangpi  '"Eie she is, this is my gal, my  dear daugnter Esther. Esther, my  deai, this is Mi Puiil Renshaw, him  as advertised foi  us "  'Pardon me, my itiHcrtisempnt was  for Miss AVhitc and made no reference to you I am, sorry, Miss  White, that 1 have been so long in  tiacnig you, but we-could not find  any clue to your wheieabouts."  "Whj, should you wish to, Mr Renshaw'? My father has, told me some  rambling stoiy but 1 cannot undci-  stand it "   -  "I can soon explain it When  youi uncle, James Renshaw, was  dying, he asked, me to seek you out  and provide lor j-our future Now  that I-havc found you 1 ask you to  make ariangements to come to  Donnystown Cioss and take up your  abode thote "  "And what of nip���what of ivo ''"  demanded Sam Pettit  "I have nothing whale oi to do  with you, sn, my intcu'Sl is cntnely  concerned  with Mi��-s V, hito  "An' what of hui promise to her  mothei to pio\ide me with a home,  ch?"  "I am foi ry, Air Renshnw. but J  cannot do as you ask As my father sn.\,s, J pioiniscd mother to look  aftei   him,  and  1  must   do it."  And nothing Paul Renshaw could  say would move her liom her resolution She would gladly have given  up hei hard stiugglo lor existence  and accepted his proffered friendship,  but the memoiy of hoi promise made  this impossible. Finding that woids  would not picvail, ho accepted tho  situation  "Well if you aie doteimined to  keep jour promise���and bclieic mo I  honoi ;\ou for it���you must bring  \our father down with you. I shall  havo a cottage vacant in a lew  weeks, and meanwhile you will be  my guests at Dcnnj'Stown  Manor."  And to Sain Pettit's delight it was  ai ranged that thej should go to Donnystown Cioss on tho following Sat-  uiday.  Paul Renshaw did nothing by  halves, and when Sam Pettit brought  Esther to tho manor at the time  appointed the ex-convict presented  the appearance of an exceedingly  well-dressed and highly icspcctablc  old gentleman.  Sam Pcttit had not been at Donnystown Manor twenty-four hours before ho became firmly convinced that  Paul Renshaw was rapidly losing  his heart    to    Esther AVhitc       "An'  A nice, dootiful -daughter, an' no  mistake. x "Refusing ten thousand a  vcar because I'm alnc," murmured  Sam Pettit, as the -voices died away  in the distance "J'll teach-her tonight.'"  On the following day Paul Renshaw went up to' London on business, and Pettit found his opportunity        ' ,  "Look-''cio, my gal, you ain't playing mc fair, an', understand me, 1  ain't going tor 'ave it " '  "Wnat do you mean0" asked Esther, e  'What do I mean' Why, this If  heard - Paul Renshaw offei to make  you his wife,' an' you was fool  enough to blight my prospects by  refusing him, an' I won't 'ave it  Do jou heai'? After ver piomise to  yer mother, too - Disgraceful, I  call it An'    wantm'  toL pay    mc  two hundiod a J car to cleai out���  not much. I'm going to stay 'eic,  an' you've got to marrv Paul <Rcn-  shaw'"  Esther faced him,  quiet, but  doteimined  'Listen to me, please, before you  piosume t# dictate and bully Until  the last few weeks' I have/known  practically nothing about you Dui-  ing tho time you were away my  mother seldom mentioned jour  name, but when she did it was only  to iccall your good qualities When  she died and I piepaied a home foi  you T hoped to meet a father whom  I could respect, if not love I had  been taught to look upon you as one  who was more sinned against than  sinnei. Of my disappointment I  shall'say-nothing, but I want jou  to undei stand distinctly that I am  not going to diag Paul Renshaw's  name m the nine by picsenting him  with  you  for  a  i elation "  That same e\enmg Esther found  hei supposed father in the libraiy.  His coat was lying on tho floor, and  he lay back in his shn t-slcevcs  '���looping heavily Full of disgust sho  picked the coat up with the intention of rousing him, and as she did  so some papeis fell out of tho pocket  She glanced at them caielosslj-, but  one document arrested her attention.  It was a tickot-of-leave made out  in tho name of Samuel  Pcttit.  Like a flash the suspicion dai tod  thiough hei brain. A\as this man  hei   father '  Stepping behind the chair 'he bent  to\i,-,td',  hmi  "Samuel   Pcttit'"  With a hoaisc ciy tl.o man spuing  fiom his chair and glaiod about  him."  "Yes���yes.     Who called me?"  "X did."  "You���you' What do jou moan'"  "1 mean  that j'ou aio an impostor  you  aie not  my  fathei,   but  Pettit,    and   hcic    is jour tickct-ol-  lea\p."  "You arc making a mistakp. I���"  "Oh, il is uspIos to deny it I  have felt all along that you could  bo no lulu tion ol mine, and-hoi e J  hn\o  pi oof"  Sam Pettit in his fuddled state felt  that the gan.o was up  raemborcd that no one know of the  imposture.  "My���father���where is he'"  "Ho loft for London two hours  ago, miss, said ho was going to join  master. Crooks diove him to the  station, miss." *       '  Send lor the police and havo a  conveyance round. I can catch the  3 0.80 I must sec Mr Renshaw tonight "  All was bustle and commotion, the  servants ran hither and thither,  and  in a few minutes Esthei   was on her  w.iy to  the, station       The sole idea  in  her mind was to find Sam Pettit  and     make    him   return  the  jewels  Where to  look  for   him  she  did not  know, but she felt that once in London  fortune would  help her  ���She did not seek Paul Renshaw   In  the  face *of  this  disaster  she     could  not    meet him        She took  lodgings  at a quiet hotel,  and  on  tho following day she commenced her search  For two days hor efforts woio, unavailing, but on tho thud day,  when, weary and* heart-sick, she was  wending her way to tho hotel, sho  met him face to faco.  "Samuel Pel tit���at last'"  "Esther!"  Like a hunted hare he looked up  nnd down the street, as if eontc.n-  plating flight, but the sight of a  constable in the vicinity made him  change his tactics '  '"Yes,     Sam    Pettit,  1 have found  you'at-  last.        No,' don't think ^to  escape, or 1 will givo j'ou in charge "  "Then���then���you don t mean haim  to me'"  "1 want the jewels j'ou stole'from  Mr.' ,Renshaw, after that I don't  caie what becomes of j'ou, but tho  jewels  I must have "  "Ah' if I could only get rid ��� cf  them. Come with me, they arc close  at hand I have not had a mom  ent's peace since I took them "  Without fearing danger she lojfullj-  cons-ented, and Sam Pettit led the  ,way down a series of mean sticets.  Then stopping befoie a dismal-look-  mg house ho opened the door and  bade her enter. He led hei to a  meanly-furnished i oom ' an tho first  floor Onco inside "ho banged tho  door and turned the key in the lock.  'And now, mj' gal, did you think  you could get tho better of Sam  Pettit? You little innocent I'm on  my way to the Continent to-night,  b*ut befoie I go I must silence 'you  ^or a few hours."  He thiew himself upon her and  seized her wrists. She fought with*  supeihuman cnei gy, but v as no  match   for   him She was rapidly  losing     strength,   end   with a    lou'l  scream she fell to thp floor  At that moment - the .front dcor  was burst in with a crash and se\oral men dashed up the stans. In an  instant the second door was forced,  and Paul Renshaw, "with' two detectives, entered the room.  "Esther'   Esther'   My darling'"  ' She fell into her lover's arms  ;n a  d?aTn*ainf.-"-*-^~',.._,.,��� ��� ,__._  fHII- GREATJOLKS SHOP  SOCIETY THROUGH THE SHOPMAN'S  SPECTACLES.  (f it  How    the     Prominent Peoplo  England Are Viewed   by  Tradesmen,  of  Tradesmen lo\o dealing with tho  Upper Ten The geneial >cxpeiiei,ce of  West-ond tiadesincn is that tho higher  in the social scale a cus-.oni'r is,  th.^ more considerate and ,i"Vil'j he  or she is lound to be, says Pearson's  Weekly.  lhc' Duke of Argyll is beloved of  ti adesmen'. The King's 'noihpi ,n-  law is the most amiable >' i u-.i to  serse. Ono tradesman, * ho don Is in  large ai tides of fuiiutiuo, lecalls tins  Duke purchasing ,a huge wooden ai-  ticJo, and positively declining to lot  ono of the assistants cuny it to his  carriage, liftuig it out ol the --ho,)  himscli 'as though accuslnu.i'd to the  w ork. <>  Miss Ellon Tony is as charm in-,' off  the stage ns on, and few I now th s  bettor than shop assistants Sho da its  from place to place in a'most kitten-  hko manner, laughing and chatting to  the assistants'as though m a diaw-  iing-room. '       *     v  (bice  the  sun  was  shinm��   with  all  its  might  thiough  tho,window,    and  an assistant    pulled clown tlu   blind  ^Ah' '-exclaimed  thp   ininous  actic'ss/  "see  how 'considerate   she   is  foi    my  wrinkles      Sh��  knows  they^-aic     less  conspiciioi-s   m   tho> shade/so    kindly  pulls  down   the blind "       Of     co irso  Miss Terry was assuied  that tho    action  was prompted  by no  such  tncs,   being   cntnelv   to  protect  bonnets in the windo'v  from  the  erful i  R1YS OF  n lithe  ���l ow -  died  oam  his  "So, Sam Pcttit, wp have got j'ou  again,'' said one of the detectives  "Sam Pettit' I don't understand,"  said Paul, "this man is Gcoffrv Tai-  rant White."  "Not  much.      Oeoffry White  some months ago;   this man is  Pettit "  Pettit,   with  the  handcuffs  on  wrists,   resigned himself to his  fate,  and in a few moments Esther 'recovered.  "Thank ITcnvcn wc wcio in time,  darling It is fortunate that ,wc  were shadowing this man, and'traced hun 1o his don "  "The lewcls aro here, Mr Renshaw," said ono of the men.  "I caio nothing for those, my jewel  is heie Naj'. don't speak just * yet,  darling; I have heard all. Your  lathei is dead, and_theip is now no  bar to our marriage Henceforth I  shall devote my life to make j'our  dajs a dream of happiness, lea\inq  the law to deal with this tickct-o'-  leave man."���London   Tit-Bits.  DO NOT MARRY THE CTRL���  Who nags  ���\\lio is Iv/y  is a flirt >.  cannot  contiol  Who  Vi ho  M ho  ch ess  Who  is    not neat  and  ���r  temi ci  tidv   in  her  to  -and  what aio you  going  to  to   the  police     if  from heie in hah  police  was  quite  at  pou;*o  in   luck;   and  now  for#-you must egg 'cm on.  Sam, my boj, 'Potti  "And  do'"  "Iland j'ou ovei  jou aie not away  an hour.'  The   mention    of  enough  for   Sam  and  ho gale  in  oncp  "I'll go, I've plnjcd the game an'  lost. 1���I can take mj- few clothes,  I suppose?"  Sho nodded, and he left the room,  leaving her gn/ing into space, a. prey  to conflicting emotions For some  hours she sut almost wifWbut moving, then came a commotion in the  hall and the old butlei burst into  the room.  "Oh, miss, master has boon robbed. The safe in his loom is broken  open and the lew el-case has gone "  With a crj ol hoiioi sho sprang  to her  feet  with  tie name of  is  deceitful,   and not true  her friends  Mho fusses, funics, and fidgets about  oi oi j thing.  Whoso highest aspiration has no\er  soared abene self  Who is amiablo to suitois and "hoi-  Samuei !nrl" to her family.  Whose chef intetcsts in life are  diess and  amusements  Who lacks thrift, and has no idea  cf the lali.p of money  Who cannot bear to hoar hnyons  but hei self pniscd  or adnincd  Who noi oi thfn'rs that her mothei  n^ccls an outing, amuj-ement, or a  chan-e  Who humiliates seivants by snapping at them or criticising them bc-  fcic gi.csts  Who chesses in tho height of Jashion  ulrn going out, but docs not care  how sho loo'is at home.  Who alwavs comes to the bieakfast-  tablc late ard cioss, in an old wrapper or dressing-iackot, with h"t- hau  in eurl-papcts, and who grumbles and  scolds at  eiprvthinir and everybody  Who puts everything she can get on  her back, so that she may make a  good appearance, while her mother  is obliged to patch and do up for  heisjlf old cloaks, gowns, and bonnets  Sam  on  hoi     IT  Then she    i e-  Mothcr���That note paper is ceitain-  Iv fcrv quaint, but arc you ship it  is fashionable* Daughter Ah, it must  be It's almost impossible to wrilp  on  ��� I  THE SUN  Mr Biodnck is a busincss-hl e,  out��r>okci shopper, and woo h��ttdo the  man who tuos to oieichaige him Iho  Indian Secretary, too, is not above  a gentle bit ol bargaining when theie  is a possibility of s-curln." n reduction in  the price of an iiticlc.  Mrs Joyojh Chamberlain, though  quite youiig hei self, shops with hor  grown-up step-daughters, and chooses  thou- gowns with the air ol a dow-'  ager She is ,x most amiable custom-,  er in every way lro'n the assistants'  point of -liew.  Mis Patrick Campbell hai for j'oars  past been one' of the most familiar  figuics in thp West-end shops in ,a  recent plav, in. which the "critics had  not spoken well of hei pm formancc,  she remarked at one shop that "they  were all running her down, but she.  would make up the pait in a night  or two," vhon sho piedicted a change  of opin on. And, warming up to  the part, ,aidad by the diessmaker,  she promptly more than justified  these woids '  A shabby old gentleman many yoais  ago went into a Wost-end ^hop for a  piece of furnituip. The assistants tit-  teied as he cntoicd, thm'cing he was  somo lab-oier in his. "Sunday best "  and, in dealing with him, tioatcd tho  matter more as a jokp than anything  On being asked thp ni ico or a di aw-  mg-ioom article, he was told .C2.j  the shooman ha-ing asked this mice  at random, s-iDposiii-r that his customer would not be able to nay anything h'ce it.  He  was surmised to  hear in  re ilv  "���Ahi  I'll  take this     Soncl it to  "my  address  "What-namo, sir'" ^prf the sa]  man s  "The Duke of Somoiset," was tho  unconcerned- rcplv-,, which promptly  squashed anv inclinition on the part  of the shopman in fiitme to be guided  in hs ciw'itjr by the appearan-e of  his customer Tho DuVp really seemed  tho article at less than it's nroper  price.  Miss jMarion  Terry is  quite different  from her sister Miss Kllen Ton y.  Tn  stead  of  dispensing amiability   to  all  and sundry,  sho is \orv  dignified and  awe-inspiring in hor shoo demeanor  Mrs Geoige Alexander is quite au  artistic shopper, and hor taste in selecting articles inspnes general nd-  mnation. Had foi tunc been otherwise, she might well have been a fashionable costumier hoi self. She is  credited with tho design of all tho  dresses and rooms at the St James's  Theatre, and certainly chooses Jur -  own     tli up,  with  tho greatest  tnsti" c  Mn'iv Indies who n( first glance appear to be tho n ost easily pleased  tuin out to bo wvii iblo tartais, and  after mentioning thiU they haic only  a lnmutcAr two to s'arc. stav an"  hour deeidiiu on a hat or an oilitjlo  of clothing.  Not so Miss Rhodn Uroughton. who  once wont into a milliner's shop exclaiming. "I am \piy difficult to bonnet," but it turned out that <?he was  rcnllv the i ovei so, being much moio  cnsilv satisfied than many far less  candid custoniprs  ���t   "OUR PUZZLE!)  POET.  Oh, Muscovite and little Jap,  You've caught mc in an awful  trap!  For nowadays, in public ejo,  An  eminence you  occupj-;  And fain would I in fluent verso  Your poi.its of-interest rehcaise,.  And thus  bung shekels to my ken;  For poots  live  ns  other  men.  In   that   they   cat   (when   they     have  cash).  And  pav  rent,   too   (though  this     is  lash).  But woo is mo, I cannot sing  Of j'ou���no, not a single thing'���  Because���oh, verj shame of shames'���  1  don't     know    how   to     suv' j-our  names)  t  \\  ,      (  - i  ���/'  *   / ~A." ,  '' ''���>.*-  -v.  ATLIN, . B'. C,    SATURDAY,-   JULY  30,    1904.  -A-A-  l"K..-, >  ,1  !  -1  '���������Ji  WCKED UP HERE AND THERE.  Church ol Unslaiul: , '  ' St. .Mtti'llu's Chin cli, cor.'L'hiril nml T rumor clients. SiinJtij.sci'MCPS, iMiituis ut 11a.  111., J'vpnsmi;; 7:80 )>. 111. Celebration of Holy  Coimiiiiiiion, l-.l Smulaj 111 oacli month and  nn hppcinl occiisioiis. Sunday School, S1111-  dnj at 3 11. in. Connnilteo MeetniKS, 1st  TI1111 iilu.i 111 pach moiitli.  Kcv. l'\ Jj. Stouliciisoii, liuetor-  St. Aiulrow's Proslij tci 11111 Chinch hold  K-ivicos iu    tlio  Clmri'Ii  on    Second  Struct.  Moriiiiisr sorviup nt il.i'Mjiiinu; sui \iuo 7 30.  Siimlnj School at tho closu Uf the moi-niiii*  hcriicc. J��i'\. U.TiirlciiiKtou, Attnis��tt��i-. Pico  Rpiulinp; Koom, to whirli nil aro wolcome.  For Fresh Emit and Vegetables,  Pillman's are always in the lead.  The Piincess May will make her  regular run from Skagway on 2nd  August, instead of the Princess  Beatrice, which was adveitised last'  week.  McDonald's Grocerj* makes a  specialty of fresh eggs and butter.  The King and Queen Hydraulic  Leases, on McKee Creek were surveyed this ,week by TV PI. Taylor,  P. L. S. ~  Mrs. Well' has started a Hand  Launchy. Special attention will  be given to ��� washing Flannels,  Coloied Clothes and Childieu's  Diesscs. Bundles called for and  delivered. Leave oidcrs at Pioneer  Baker}-.  Well assorted Stock bf Domestic  and Imported Ciga'is at Bourne's.  The Scotia will leave Sunday  fiist, instead of the usual time on  Monday, with mail and passengeis  for the outside. _,    ,  Coffin's house will be   rallied for-  on August   16th,; the   place where"  it will come off will  be   published  latei  By every boat E. L. Pillman &  Co. lecs-ive the finest assortment of  Fresh Fruits and Vegetables lo be  obtained in Atlin.  A telegram was received by Mr.  J. M. Ruffner last Sunday, from  Ciuciunatti, wilh the sad news of  his mother's death. Mrs. Ruff net-  was about So years of age.  New Flies and Fishing Tackle at  C. R. Bourne's.  NOTICE:  -T^J-OTICl* ii hereby tfhon that, vithin GO  -I���^< dajs, Irom date, I intend to *i>lily to  tho Chief Commissioner of Lands, and Works  for permission to iiurclmsu tlTo follow iiijj:  described land, situate in the Atliii District:  ���Commencing- ut ,i post marked "C. M.Il's"  N. J'., corner, planted about one mile south of  tho mouth ol McKeo Ci eok and one-half  mile Irom Liiko fiont, thence southerly it)  chains, flioncn westerly 10 chains, thenco  nortliei 1> 10 chains,thenco ou&teil.v 40 chains  to point of commencement, containing 1G0  acres more or less.  C. M. IIaiirhaw.  Atlin, H.O., July 27tli, 1904.  NOTICE.  T IlliRlillY frno notice that within 110 days  -*- i-Ironi date, 1 intend to apply to Iho  Chief Commissioner oi Lands and Works for  permission to purchase the follow inR <le-  sci died sri'ounil, situate in the Atlm Wist rict:  ���Commencini; at .1 110H inai ked " S. II. P's"  N. E. corner jiost. plontccl about two miles  south of the mouth oi AlcICco Creok and one  half mile irom I,alvo Iroiit, thence southerly  10chains, thoneo wrstoi-ly 40 chains, tficnco  northerly 1(1 chains, thenco easterly 10 chains  to point of commencement, coiitaininu; ICO  acres moi o or less.  '  S.  II     PliUMIlE      ,  Atlin, IJ. C, Ju!v27th,!9UI.  NOTICE.  ,~TVT*OTlCE is hereby arivcn that with'in 00  -*���^>' dajs fiom dale I intend to applj to  the Cliinf Commissioner ol Lands and Wot Its  for permission "to purchase the following  (lct.cn beri ground, situate in the Atlm Dis-  tucf :���Commencing at a post malted "K. T.  K's" N. Ti. .corner, planted about ono and  one-half miles south of l lie mouth of McICoe  Creek and ouo-luilf mile from Lake front,  thence southerly 10 chains, thence westerly  4D chains, tlience northerh 40 chains, thence  easterly 40'clmins to point of commencement  containing. 100 acies more or loss.  1'. T. Hajish 1IV.  Atlin.'B. C, Jiilj 27th, 1901.  NOTICE.  Father Corbein, Romar. Catholic  minister ol" Ibis diocese, who has  been a week in Atlin and vicinity,  returned to Whitehorse on Monday.  He is to hold service in the Catholic  Church heie on the second Sunday  of each mouth.  The O. K. BarberShop for Hot  or Cold Baths at all hours. 50 cents.  T. H. Taylor, P. L. S., has completed a survey of the Gold Bottom  and Bank Hydraulic Creek Leases,  for Messis. Ross and Plumb. Pie  has also surveyed the Kootenay  Red Fox and F,nglish Bay Hydraulic Bench Leases, at Scotia Bay, for  Major Neville et al.  WANTED���Situation as-Cook,  Waitress or Chambermaid.���Apply  Tins Claim, Office.  iN'otice is beroby given that w ithin. ninety  days T shall apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for pormissiou to purchase eighty (SO) acres more or less : '       '  Commencing at ai post marked L. D.  Roiko's S. E. corner post, about 250 foet  from tho sl-oi c of Atliii r.nkc, thenco uortli-  01 ly forty (10) chains, thence westerly to the  shore of Atliii Lake, thence southerly and  easleil} , follow mg the shore of Atlin Lake*  to tho south-west corner of I{."L. McLeod's  lease, thence northerly to the N.-W. corner  of said lease, thence easterly along tho  northern boundary ol said lease to the point  of commencement.  E. I).- UoiihE.  Dated, Atlin, B.C., Juno 7th, 1904.  .NOTICE.  Sixty dajs from date 1 will applj" to the  Chief Commissionei of Lauds and Works for  permission to purchuso the follow inur described Lauds, in the Atliii District. Commencing at a Post marked A. C. II., N. W.  corner, adjoining C. 11. Moj ers' S. W. corner  post and planted at a point ou thu Eastern  boundary of Atlm Tow nsito. thenco Easterly  40 chains, thence South 27 chains, to tho  Northern boundary of Ithe Anaconda mineral cluim, thenco Westeily 40 ehains, thenco  Northerly 27 chains to point of commencement, containing 1CS acres, moi'o or less.  A. C. IIiiisciiFr.i.D.  Dated, Atlin, 13. C, May 10th, 1904.,  NOTICE.    '  TVTOT1CE is hereby gi\en that Sixty days  after dato I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and* Works  for permission to purchaso the following  doscribed laudsitunted in thoAtlin Distiict,  viz.:���Commencing at a post marked D. Ii.,  N. W. corner, planted about one mile North-  East of Atlin Townsito, thoneu Eastorly 40  cliuius, thenco Southerly -10 chains, thenco  Westerly 40 chains, thence Northerly 40  chains to point of commencement, containing Mi!) acres more or less.      ,  D. Robs.  Dated, Atlin, 11. C, Mnj nth, 1904.  lello!���Where Did You Get That Suit?  WHY I   AT-  G. A. KERR & CO'S,  .DISCOVJERY, '  Who have the Finest Line of GENT'S CLOTHING in the Camp.  You can get a Suit at their Store as cheap as in Montreal or Toronto.  Give '.!;;rn a call and satisfy vourselr.  AT  TIIC  >���  In order  to  keep  cur  Stock  clean  and  up-to-date we will clear 1 lie  -   ,       -     following articles aAgieatly reduced prices:    .  Fancy Cambric Shirts, u,     Cowboy and Fedora Hats,  Me^s Heavy Shoes,        Girls' and Boys' Shoes.  We have just placed in stock a full line of Men's Furnishings of good  quality.   'Prices light.   _ ..  g^SF"  Gear ", Groceries aro  always Fresh   and   Glean. ^Jgffl  'STABLES ���  Al  n  re  i  ;; I  THE  BRITISH.COLUMBIA POWER  .V  *AN3">  MANUFACTURING.-'Co.?-Limited;   '  On and after May ist. and-until fuither notice,   the  following  will  be the rates for lights.    Accounts'collectible weekly.  FXKCTRIC    LIGHT    RATKS: ��� Installation,   $3:50 per light.  IS G&szdSc Power Incandescent $G;5G per week per liqht.  8 *>' ,,',"��� $0:25 ��� ' ,���    .  The Company will furnish all lamps free of charge aiid icplace* old  lamps with new ones when burned out.  Cheaper, Better, Safer,- Cleakliek, & Healthier Than Oil.  Modern Steam Lauxdby in Connection \7ash HunDi.ES_Coi.t.ECTKD  A   Dblivebbb.  ���    ia^9    , BJ% *-/ ��B^ ��� H_��  t - ^ '  ATLIN   &2 DISCOVERY. *.  ���   Shelf and  Heavy - Hardware*  Tin and (Vranite- Ware---Miner's & Black-  smith-'s Supplies.-r-T)oors and Windows."  FURNITURE  ANDy MATTRESS��� FAGTORY.  Wholesale   and*.' Retail    Butcher  .FIRST   STREET, ATLIN,'^B. C  DISCOVERY,   B.   C.   x_   CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS & CIGARS.  ALEXANDER   BLAIN,   Proprietor.  w^  SMALL  .ATLIN.'B. C.  BREWERS   GE  L&GER  AND   'LARGE    ORDERS    P  BEER.  ROMPTLY    FILLED.  First Street,   Atlin.  I KEEP NONE BUT PRIME STOCK���LOWEST MARKET PRICES.  HAS    REOPENED  Fresh Bread, Pies and Cakes.  } Rooms to Rent.���Board by the Week.    ���   C. R. Myers,  Propraetor.  >  'I  '*  (I  fi  ������'v.wk'mri.ivi,.*-    i-( * .=�����<

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