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 J    ..I f  (/      I  ��� ��� ' L< 7  *  -v''t  .   1  >     I  ��       '  -   \-  &a  >M  -I  VOL  iO  ��A"TLlNr,   B  C,   SATURDAY,     MAY    7,1904  1 1 1  NC 25:.  Si T'eUMsb'irt,'; Afuil 30th :���jup-  anev '.roo,s ..ic Mill eo icenlraling  in ihe i.eithbo'hocd of Yalu Kivcr.  Nothing of "particular nioii'ent has  ocelined yet. - -  Japanese ha\e i'ot attempted to  bombaid Vladhostock though the  fleet is hoveling m the vicinity.  Kurtpang, Manchuria, April 30th:  ���The first battle'of the war is persistently reported to have occuircd  at Yalu River Si ���cteen thousand  juce-c cio-.s d li-t: stream and attacked lhi"t-- ii'uu-j.-incl Russians,  _slioiigly fortified Japanese were  rem foi cod next c!a\ and b^tlle'con-  tni'ies Jap-inese sharp-shooters  killed 111 viiy Russian officers.  Washington, Ai.nl 30th :���Report1-, ivive reiehed the state department to the effect that a greatbattle  has been fought on Yalu River, re-  siiltmg in comDlete Japanese victory. _ Details unobtainable  -���   X~z-     ' t   -   ��� ���  ""London, April 130th:���The Japanese" legation is unable to confirm  - the"reported battle on Yalu <-River,  but thinks it possible.  "'Shan HaLKwan: ��� The report  of a big battle on*-Yalu 'River is  given considerable substantiation  bv missionaries arming- They  state that ��� Rusii ins are strongly;  fortified around An/fung  Washington, April 30th :���State  department advices place the scene  ot Japauese crossing Yalu at Chin  Tien Cheng, a town on Manchurian  side of river, which is believed to  have been finally captured by Japa-  ' nese Date of battle stated lo have  been Tuesday.  London, Mav 2nd :���Special from  Seoul -says the Japanese charge  resulted iu the occupation of  Russian lines at Chin Tien Cheng  yesterday; the Riio&iars��.fell back  ia confusion The- Russians lost  over eight hundred men and Japanese seven hundred. Japanese captured twenty-eight guns, twenty  Russian* officers and a large number  of mtii, Japanese have now s,e  cured a firtu foothold on Manchurian side ot Yalu River.  St. Petersburg. Maj 2nd:���Be-  yond the fact of idreat of Russians  irom banksof Yalu, .vhere Russians  letreated before the overwhelming  superiority of Japanese, 110 details  have been teceived ol yesterday's  engagements.  The Admiralty at Tokio report  engagement betweenjapaiie.se gunboats and some torpedo boats and  Russian batteries on Yalu River,  which silenced Russian battel ies.  Russians are said to have fired  Antung and fled.  Port Arthur, May 3rd :���Admiral  Togo made another attempt to block  Poit Arthur last night with eight  fireahips but all were sunk by Russian torpedo boats.    Two Japanese  to'jjpdo boats weie ^Eo sunk.  Silence of authorities iegJidi'T  latei details of'fighting on, Ynla  fhvei is interpreted oiniiiouslyTt,n  gives use to all soils of lrrcspons  lble rumors regarding magnitude ��.i  Russian louses.  .Seoul, May 311! ������Il is learned  that after fighting. Sunday, on ^ alu  ���River, t Japanese pursued enemy  tlnough mountains The Russians,  who numbered len thousand, sustained heavy losses  Rome, May 3rd .���It is stated  here that General Kuropalkm is on  march to Feng Wang Cheng with  twenty thousand troops. >  Poi! -Arthur, May 3rd:���Jap?-  nese squadron appeared off Port  Arthur 'after daybicak today and  engaged forts and warships. Fight  is still proceeding. Thirty Japa-  re'se prisoners were captured.  , Port Said, May 4th :���A Russian  warship stopped a British steamer  and searched her for Japanese mails,  The latter, were hidden,and remaiu:  ed untouched.   *        V      " w.  St. Petersburg, May 4th :-���The  Chinese minister reports that China  wiU'remain"neutral at all hazards.  The gloom prevailing yesterday  in St. Petersburg was almost completely dispellcd-today. b>_the_stnry_  of the glorious fight Russians made  a,t Yalu and t:he defeat of the attempt to seal the entrance to Port  Arthur. ~" Losses on both sides expected to-reach 1,200 Russians and  twice that number of Japanese At  the river crossing the Japanese"dead  were piled in heaps.  ' New York, May 4th :---The story  from London that the Japanese had  taken"New Cbwang is,denied.  Port Arthur, Hay 4th :���-No new  developments since the attack ou  Port Arthur on May 3rd. It is  learned that a partyof influence is  cairying on an active anti-Russian  campaign, spreading false reports of  the strength of the Japanese, with  the object of inciting the masses  against Russia.  Japanese cavalry were sceu south  of-Feng Wang Cheng. Japanese  are evidently preparing for a further  advance.  Tokio, May 4th :���No details  have been received of the attempt  Monday night to block Port Arthur  harbor, but it is stated the attempt  was successful.  St. Petersburg, May 4th :���Russian forrcs are resting at Feng  Wang Cheng. It is believed Japanese are also resting on river and  that a really decisive engagement  will soon be fought near Feng  Wang Cheng.  London, May 5th :���A despatch  from St. Petersburg say�� there are  rumors current there that fl second  battle has been fought at JCiu Lien  Cheng in which Russian loss was  7,000 and Japanese 10,000, and resulted in   Japanese being   driven  Ci.nlntuauon not  bs-ck in disorder  Obi'i-iable.'       1 , ,   ,  'St i'etcr.bur", Ha> ^In���There  firt..rii.ai.us heie that Russians in  iiDi't' -astein Corea ha* e swooped  dowv. upon Japanese'below Yalu  kirti, witiiung a big victor>. The  stuiy is not ciedited. ,  London, Mav 5th :���A Tokio  d'-suauV says "that aftei steamers  had been sunk at entrance to Port  Arthur harbor Japanc-e fie��-t bombarded forts and town May 3rd  and continued the',bombardment  the following morning.   "  St. Petersburg, May 5th :���There  are' persistent luniors here of a  naval engagement between the  Vladivostock 'fleet, and Vice-Ad-  miial Kamimura'e squadron."'    '  ,Chefoo, May 5th :--A fleet of  forty Japanese warships and traus-  ports was reported offV\Wei-Hei-  Wei on -Tuesdav,- steaming, north-  west.        ' <~     '  Tokio, May 6th :���Two distinct  landing operations by "Japanese in  the vicinity^ of Pnrt Arthur'were  reported today. Japanese effected  a landii.jr in force-unopposed at  Pitsewo, on the east-coast of the  peninsula, seventy-five miles above  Port Arthur, and at 'Port Adams,  directly "opposite.     '/The   railroid  Coiinocltjig-Pnrt���A.rthui  -nith-Mulc-  den parses close to Port,, Adams,  so it is evident the railroad is now  in the possession of Japanese. Port  Arthur is therefore isolated. Russian military 'authorities think it is  impreguable. Thirty thousand Japauese ha��e been landed at these  two points.  The Russian rear-admiral at Port  Arthur has st-ict orders not to take  out his warships.'  It is practically admitted now at  St Petersburg that Japanese have  successfully blocked the channel to  Mr. Rosselh replied by saying  that he always treated an employee  more like a partner than otherwise  and that he had always bad lmplrcrt  faith in those who helped h'im iii  his business ; he thanked those '  present for their kind wishes.  Songs, recitations and stories  helped ,puth what proved 'to be s  most enjoyable evening.  ��� The employees of the hotel giving, the banquet were J. S. Fenn,,  B. G.' Micoli; Mrs. Mitchell 'and  Mrs. Anderson, and the,invited  guests were as follows :���      '    ''  A. C. Hirschfeld, E. M.> NT  Woods, S. M.; D.'Ross, H.Young,  S. H. Plumbe, V.'Trotman; D.  Sullivan',; J. McDonald, J. B. Kershaw. T. Mitchell an<i C. E. Wytin  Johnson.  fire!      fire!  CITIZENS' MEETING.  A Public "Meeting is called  for  Tuesd-xy, May 10th, at" 8 pMn., in_  the Court House, Atlin.     ���     l    . ,.*  Business':���Election of Fire Chief  and otlier important matters.  The citizens should   appreciate,  the necessity, ofattending the meet-(.  ing7"as',it"is'a "matte'T'of'vital-moment  that   a   thoroughly  capable '  man .should  be appointed  to  the '  onerous position.  Variety of Nationalities   Employed in the Mines.  Port Arthur  as fir as  battleships  and cruisers are concerned.  Rosselli Entertained.  Last Friday evening the employees of the Royal Hotel servsd a  banquet to their employer, Mr.  E. Rossclli, as a mark of the high  esteem   and  respect  they  had  tor  him.  'Mr. S. H. Plumbe took the chair  and Mr. J. S. Fenn acted as croupier.  'After a sumptuous repast, prepared and served entirely by the  employees, for which the ladies,  Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. Mitchell,  especially deserve great credit, the  toast ofthe evening, our guest, was  proposed by the chair and drank  with musical honors.  Every one present spoke in flattering terms of Mr. RosselH, and  one aud all expressed their le^ret  at losing so popular a hotel man  and so prominent a citizen, and  wished him all manner of success in  the future.  In many of our western mines, as  well  as in the iron mines of the  Northwest, a variety of nationalities  is found, but it seems probable that  the   mines   on  Douglas , Island iir  Alaska ��� including    the    Alaska'  Treadwell and the Alaska  Mexican���can  show a  greater  variety  than  almost   any   othe-rs   in   this  country:     Thefc table   given  elsewhere shows that the lists include  Americans,   Swedes,   Norwegians,  Danes, Scotch, Austrians, Slavonic  arrs.  Irish,   German,   French,  English,   Italians,   Finns,   Russians,  Japanese,   Indians, while one solitary Turk brings up the rear .of  the  list.     The largest proportion  shown in the table is that of Americans   26.5 per cent.    Norwegians  and Danes, taken together, were 35  percent., while the Austrians and  Slavonians,   also   given   together,  were  24.5  per   cent.1"   The   total  number of men on the list is S24,  and the division of these among 17  nationalities   is quite a  sufficient  variety, one would think, to show  the cosmopolitan nature of our population    The only mystery is how  the Turk  should have found his  way to the coast of Alaska, and  what special work he is doing iu  the mines there.���Engineering aud  Mining Journal.  ���%   -.��!��� ~<  -"'  *^V-   t*'-J i �����'-*)%  I -  **&2XlB*& IKAILEOAII1AI  ���' HAD HIS TRIAL  ' "lETNGINEEB.   EAFFEETY   FOUND  . ''XELIEF   IN   DODD'S   KID-  ' i ;     NET PILLS. ,  Was Run Down and Laid Up, and  the Great Kidney Remedy Kxade  Him Strong- and Vigorous  Again.  Winnipeg, Man., Mar. 28���(Special)  '���One ol 'the best, known and most  Popular locomotive engineers running  out of Winnipeg on the Cr.lt. is Mr.  Ben Itafl'erty, v'vho lives at 175 Maple  Street. And Air. Itafferty gives some  advico, (o railway men that in theso  days Oi blockades and strain and  worry,' none can afford to overlook.  That advice is "use Dodd's Kidney  .Pills." Air. Uafierly says :  ��� t "Yeats of long runs on the railway  had broken down my coiistitu'tion.  jMy back gave out entirely. Terrible  Isharp cutting pains would follow  )6ne another, till X felt as _if I were  ,being sliced awny pieccmcair  j "I would come in from a run  tired to death. My sole desire would  .be to get .rest" and sleep, and they  (were tlio very things Icon Id not get.  (Finally; 1.got so bad I had to lay off  ,work.  I -"After being laid up ten days I  started to use Dodd's Kidney Pills.  ,Tho first night after using them I  slept soundly. In three days I threw  t away the belt I had worn for years,  and" now I have not the slightest  pain in the back. I sleep soundly  'and wake 'up joyous and refreshed,  and Dodd's Kidney Pills did itv"  !.'HELPED BY AN ELEPHANT.  Tho King of Sidm,  tho fiftieth anniversary 'of whose  accession to    tho  ��� throne was recently     celebrated      at  Bangkok,  is  only sixty-five years   of  Ugo, Tor, he ascended  the throne      at  fifteen.    Miss Lconowen,  an    Anglish  'governess, whose pupil he was for six  years,  described him as an apt scholar,  handsome,  affectionate,  and generous,   with  lofty ideals.     Chulalong-  korn,   which" happens   to be  the  monarch's'name,  has verified that character by progressive rule.    He has given ' Siam  an  enlightened  government,  'and yet zealously guarded native cus-  IUTOIATI0_HEE   AEIS  WILL     SOON      REPLACE       THE  ���    MAGAZINE  GUNS.  Great    Improvements    Will     Soon  be Made in     Small  'Arms.  All armies are now at work trying  constantly to perfect the infantry  arm, and it hi probable that sooner  or later the automatic rifle will replace the mngn.'/.inc arm.  The adoption of protective armor  .shields by tho field artillery has led  to experiments for the purpose of  giving to the projectile.-; of the infantry arm a greater power of penetration.. To accomplish this it has  boon proposed to use in the infantry  bullet a central steel -core, or to  make the ogive (pointed end) of  steel, or finally to make tho entire  ball of steel. l��lTorts are also being  made to obtain a more powerful  powder, which will give a higher  muzzle velocity. None of these projected improvements, however, will  intorfero in any way with tho early  adoption of an automatic gun.  In view of these probable improvements in the infantry rifle, the question arises, will the uiadiiue gun any  longer bo needed when every man is  provided with^ an automatic gun  capable of a very high rate of ' fire  for at least some secands.  A small number of men armed with  automatic rifles can produce in a  given "time as-great a hail of' projectiles as a machine gun. IJut it is  not for this reason that the military  world is inclining to an automatic  infantry gun. In choosing a new  arm for tho infantry it is a mistake,  according to the best authorities, to  lay too much stress on ,  RAPIDITY OP  FIRE.  There are very' few cleansing operations 'in which Sunlight  Soap cannot- be used to advantage. It makes the,'home bright  and clean.  d/fc  ������3  &>2M1/ 1M-TI/  IB  ,toms arid  institutions.    ITence,  while  .building canals, railways, lighthouse's  and hospitals,   he still serves as      a  'priest in the Buddhist temple. lie has  [organized his ".army  on the German  model,,    but-   his bodyguard is still  'composed of  amazons���400  daughters  |'of'his'nobles. , He has also abolished  | ,tlie second king, who     exercised one-  ithird of the Itoyal power,  and     has  'established instead a legislativo council of nobles.'    At these cabinet councils,one of the sacred white elephants  ts always present.  "rROFJT  VllOU TiACrKG.  The 5 per cent, of the gross receipts at (ho eight licensed racccours-  ers -accepted by New York State has  'yiolded upwards of ��40,0'00. The  proceeds will be distributed as prizes  ;��t  various  agricultural  shows.  'Then you have  no   sympathy     for  the  deserving  poor?"   said  the  char-  I iity worker.    "Ale?" retorted the self-  taadc man; "why, sir, 1 have nothing  but sympathy."   4   DOCTOR DID IT.  Put  on 36 lbs.  by Food. *  . Feed a physician back to health  and ho gains an experience thut he  can use to benefit others. for tin's  reason   Grape-Nuts   food   !s   dairy   ic-  Tho manufacturers of infantry rifles,  like 'those of automobiles, have fallen into the error of supposing that  an increase cf rapidity aIoncv'is the  basis of all progress and improvement. r  The adoption of an automatic gun  is not engaging- the world's attention because of tho possibility of  thereby, attaining a prolonged rapid  rato of fire, but because it will furnish the means of delivering rapidly  'a comparatively small number . of  shots without taking the gun from  tho shoulder*. Tliis will increase .the  chances of hitting a comparatively  small or a fleeting target nt some  distance, becauso the soldier can fire  a scries of shots without lowering  his' piece 'or changing his sight.  It. is evident, therefore,' that along  with tho automatic infantry arm,  armies'Can still utilize machine guiis  for obtaining a continued rapid fire  of  long  duration.  But there is another* difference between the two arms, in that the automatic firearm of the infantry will  always be ��. liirht nifnir,-.while the  machine gun, because of its mechanism, accessories tripod, etc., is necessarily more er  loss heavy.  In the construct i��n of' the infantry  gun the first coridili^n to be fulfilled  is that of accuracy, m: 1 the ranges  to be considered are primarily those  at. which comparatively finall targets (skirmishers kneeling or  lying down, for example) may  be still so clearly , visible  as to be fired on with effect.  This arm is therefore intended, above  nil. for coma prati vol y short ranges.  THE MACHINE GUNS,  on tho other hand, are so constructed as to give a prolonged' rapid  fiw\ and tholr cono of projectiles is  sufficiently dense to admit of their  ell'cctive use at comparatively long  distances.    Accuracy Is  therefore  not  will    also  contribute  to  success     in  tho final assault.  The machine gun detachments five  to bo attached to the < infantry' in  future. The 'fire of machine gurw is  intended to contribute only Isidirmjl-'  ly to the result, tho lire at short  range by infantry being still the only  direct docUivc element in battle. The  main use of the machine guns will  be to permit the infantry 'of the attack to advance more rapidly to tho  principal firing position, and from  there to attempt to gaiii the superiority of fire. This appears to be  tho latest conclusion of the authorities  on,the subject.  THE  SNIFFER.  Grant.���"Do you -know anything  that's good for a cold?" ���  Grimes.���"Do ,1 know anything?  Why, I know thousands, of things  that are good for a cold, but I  haven't found anything that" is good  for tho fellow who has- tho cold."  C'&4s :<ifrer": /-  a  yfie&Tis  /  )  Qf^llUfKto'  OAN  BE HAD IN  Pails, Wash Basins, Milk Pans, &c  Any Plrot-Claao Qroeor Can Supply You.  '��� INSIST    ON    GETTING    EDDY'S.  7  ���BE  DISTANT   WITH  PLATO.      "  "Are you at all familiar with Plato?" asked Airs. Oldcastle.  , "No, that's one thing Josiah always blames me for. Ho says I never make real close'friends with .anybody."-,  ���     YOUTHFUL   COOK.  There is at present living in Chicago a girl, five years of age, who* is  said ,to bo one of'the best cooks iu  that city. She can make bread, pies  and cakes, and-cook a steak ns well  as any paid expert. Jler mother and  grandmother have won prizes . for  their culinary skill. ,-  TRADE   OF  NATAL.  Tho exports from Natal for 1903  show a decrease "of 27.5 per cent. The  imports amounted to ��15,065,454, an  increase of 13.1, per cent. The increase in British imports,- however,  was only ,'3.7 per cent.,'while German  imports increased 44.8 and American  42.7 per cent. ���  GALLOWS TREE SOLD.  The historic ���'" "dule," -which .lias  stood nn "L.oci!o_ Green, . Fife-shire.  Scotland, for hundreds of years, and  which was used in the time of James  Kidness   is   born _of  our- sense*    "of  kinship  to all.  The  trilling  man never attends    to  the great, trifles.   "  The  hypersensitive  arc  apt. to      be  wholly selfish.  There is no  merit in sacrifice      do-1  void of service. , ���  Your, criticism   of  another   is    your'  verdict on yourself.        .. w  Tho heart's protest against 'death  is tho promise of life.  The groat lives havo all loved something greater than life.  Sin is always a greater wrong 'to  the sinner than to any other.  Righteousness is the only recommendation' that goes in heaven. '  Disappointment" is not a sufficient  reason  for 'discouragement. *    .  There is more in' being worthy of  great place than there is  winning it.  Holiness is the reaching ,'after rather  than  the  arriving  at  perfection.  The man who is afraid 'of burning  up his wick need not hope to brighten  the world.  "When a man sets popularity before  his eyes he is. likely to let principle  out of his heart. '    - '  Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder.��� Rev, Vv'. H. Main, pastor of the  Baptist Emanuel Church, Bufialo, give3  strong testimony for and is a firm, believer  in Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder. He has  tried many kinds of remedies without avail  " After using Dr. Agnow.'sCatarrhal Powdet  I was benefited at once," are his words. I  is a wonderful rame-'v.    50 cents.���65  '"������"WASHINGTON  EXCURSION".  .   MARCH  18.  " ��   ��.  Lackawanna S.10.00, ten days,  , o��  tra  stop-over  at  Baltimore.      (Jhca|.  sido trips.    Philadelphia sleeper. Full  particulars 280 Main Street, llullalo,  N.  Y.  Tho Point of View.���Gingham���Dc  you consider Dr. Scton a. skilled physician? Butcher���None bfitlor in  town,    rays his bills regular.  Lover's Y-Z' (Wise Head) Disinfect"  ant Soap Powder is better than  other powders, as it is both soap and  disinfectant.  Citizen���What    have you  done -    irr '  that murder  _ case?    Detective���Well,  we've jumped on to moro wrong clues  than any other set of detectives thi9  season.   ' ���  5-ie'p ilita Overworked Heart,  ���Is Ihe great engine which pumps lift  through your system hard pressed, over,  taxed, groaning under its load because-dis-  ansa has clogged it ? Dr. Agnew's Cure fo��  the Heart is nature's lubricator and cleanser,  and daily demonstrates to heart sufferers  that it is the safest, surest, and most speedy  remedy that medical science knows���67    ,  SMALL ORCHARDS  DON'T rAY.  There  are  locations      where  it     -is  more profitable to grow general farm  VI. for hanging malefactors, has been .crops  than "to  engage  in fruit  grow-  cut down and the branches sold after  keen bidding for  *?25  When a dumb man doesn't want to  be interviewed' all he has to do is to  put his hands in his pockets.  commended   to   patients   ;iy  hundreds   so  important,  and "hence this arm is  of physicians 'who have cured themselves of stomach trouble. One doctor says:  11 "Although a physician and trying  to aid and assist my fellow beings to  ^njoy good health it must bo admitted 1 formerly did not enjoy the best  *f health myself. Sn .lanuary, 1809  f. only weighed 119 pounds. At this  lime I was living in the Ohio valley  and began to'think I had about seen  'my best clays. One day about 3  years ago r had an opportunity . to  try Grape-Nuts food for my breakfast. I liked it so well that I ate  three teaspooiil'uls fliree times ,a day  and have regularly user I it up to the  present time, nnd 1 now weigh tJ ."i.j,  *. gain of .'!("> pounds and enjoy the  ocst  of henIth.  "Not only has Cra-ie-Nuts made  Ihis wonderful change in me, but  through it I have helped my friends,  relatives nnd patients. The sustaining power or this food is simply won-  "dcrful.  , "I have one patient who is a section hand on the C. & O. It. it. who  eats nothing in the morning but four  tablcspoonfuls of Grape-Nuts and yet  docs his \-cvy hard work up to lunch  ; time niul enjoys the best of health  ; and strength.  , "I could name a great many coses  'like this and I still prescribe Grape-  Nuts >in my practice every day."'  Name given by Postum Co." Battle  Creek, Mich.  ' ' Ask.any physician about the; .scientific'' principles    on   which  Ornpc-Ntits  food   is  made.       He'll  tell you      tho  principles arc perfect.  !   Then a 10 days'  trial  proves    that  'the principles arc'carried out in    the  ;rood  ("all the good, of  the grains so  treated     that    anyone    can digest it  |>11").     Shown    in    renewed   physical  strength' and brain energy.  :   "There's  a reason."  Look in ������each package for the fam-  Idus little book, "Tho Road to Well-  yille.':'���.. -   ' ..'.j,   ,"��� ���  better for long range fire than the  infantry rifle, aud another advantage  lies in the fact that it may be fired  over .our own infantry advancing to  tlio attack, even on level ground.  This does not exclude the use of the  machine gun at short distances, ��� if  tho circumstances requlio it, although in general the well aimed Jire  of infantry armed with an automatic  gun is  then more effective.  This distinction between long range  and     short   range   fire is  not     new.  Indeed, history proves  it  to be very  old.     Even irr  tlio time of Frederick  the   Great   light    guns  for  firing at  longer  ranges  wei c  attached   to    the  infantry,  arid"'in several armies since  that day "specially  trained marksmen  have been  utilized  the longer ranges.  At  present  it   Is   held      that      the  machine gun will iu future actions bo  charged  with   the fire at long range,  whUh  recent campaigns  have   shown  to be so effective   Tlio circumstances  in  which  it  will come into  play  aro  easy  to  determine.   For  example,     a  body   of      troops     on   the   defensive  should, force  the  adversary   to     #ivo  11 j> his close order formations (which  fticiJil-.itc  his  advance)  as early      as  possible,  und should..break ..clown  the  morale of the enemy.     In both enscs1  tho machine gun will prove effective.  Moreover,   if  the  defender  forces   tho  enemy      to      open     lire  prematurely  lie again gains an   .  JMrOl.lTANT ADVANTAGE.  Hero again 'machine guns would bo  of'use. In the attack, on. tho other  hand, firing at long range may attract the fire from our own troops  advancing in front, which will bo an  advantage for the attacker, since the  advancing troops can thus moro  readily .reach their position for decisive action without' too great loss.  The cooperation of several- firing  liner--, made possibly,.by. the'.nso of  machine guns  for (ire at long  range,  State of Ouro, Crrr of Toledo,   i  Lucas Count v. ("*  Prank ,T. Cheney makes oath that he  Is senior partner of tho firm of P. J.  Cheney & Co , doing business in the  Oity of Toledo, County and State  uforesaid and that stud-firm" will pay  the sum of ONE HUNBRET) DOjLLAItS  for each and every cane of Catarrh that  cannot be cured by tho use of Hall's  Catarrh   Cure.   ���  FJt/VNK   ,7.   CHENEY.  Sworn to before me and subscribed ia  my presence, this Gth day of December.  A.  D.   1836.    A. W. GLKASON*.  A'otaru Public  SKAL  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, and acts directly on the blood and  mucous surfaces of tho system. Send  for  testimonials  free.  P.   J.   CHENEY   &  CO.,  Toledo, O.  Soid  by all Drupfrists,  73c.  Take   Hall's   Paimly   1'ills   /or   constipation.  t-t  SKNTKNCU   vSRRMON.y.  Love is always far sighted.  Faith is the secret of firmness.  Pleasure is but a weed, joy a  fruit.  Talents arc tools and not merchandise.  .Meekness is simply the silence of  might.  The gain of lovn is lost by tho love  of gain.  Secrecy is the best soil for the  worst sins.  ing under such circumstances 'the  size of the orchard may well bo  limited t6 the supply of fruit used  for family use. IfThowever, fruit  is grown for commercial purposes, it  is a mistake to have a small orchard. * - .    t  Under modern methods of care  the expense' attending a small - orchard is .much greater in proportion  to tho number of trees than for a  largo orchard. Of course the intelligent man will investigate market  conditions before setting large orchards, and will know pretty well  what may lie expected from his soil,  but when those things are well understood and seen/ favorable, then tho  profitable orchard will be tho largo  one. Once set, then- tho care must  be all required or the large orchard  will be tho greater loss than the  small one would have been.  BEST  WASHINGTON  KXCURSION.  Goes via Lackawanna, March 18th.  Ten Dollars, ton days via Water Gap.  Stop-over at Philadelphia and Baltimore. Sleeper, to Philadelphia. l\c-  servo accommodations now 289 Main  Street,  Uullalo.  a  ���    - APPROPRIATE.      ..  "It  ci'ocsn't seem .right, to  call  man-of-war 'she.' " t,  "Unless you're speaking of the 'Russian men-of-war. They certainly  seem to bo the 'weaker vessels.' "  We Convince Sceptics.  Colds, Catarrh and Catarrhal  Headache- Rsiicved in 10  Minutes and curat) by Or.  Agnew's   Catarrhal    Powder.  Here's one of a thousand such testi��  monies. Rev. A. D. Buckley, of Buffalo, says: "1 wish all 'to know what a  blessing Dr. Agiiow's (Jaturrhal Powder  is in a case of catarrh. I was troubled  with this disease for years, but tha  lirsc time I used this remedy it gav��  most delightful relief. 1 now regard ,  myself entiiely  cured." 'i*2  Or. Agnew's  Pills on>  t'ellglilful.  40 discs 10  c ni3.       . -  Finest quality and flavour.  Nutritious and Economical.  48���21  The thousands  of people who  write to mc, sayrrrg that  ��Hvsrasap  "Have you asked papa?" "Yes, I  telephoned him. lie suid he didn't  know who I was, ' but it was all  right."  . or Over Sisty Year*  Mn��. Wi.Nsiow'uSocniiiNo Svnur him bocn uspil-l'i  nilllloiin or uiothurri fur llieir children vilnlo leadline  rtnnntlicH t!n> (.liilil, loflunn tlii'jtunu. alluynpalu, enrol  vlndcollu, reKiiIntcH tlicwoin-icli nml hmvola, und Is tin  be nt remedy for lJlarrha.'!'.. Tn onty-llrc ocnti n Lotlli  Hold Lf ilnlfulEU tliniiiKlioiit lliu world, rtu euro tunl  unit for"Mm. WinhmiwhSootiiinu Svunr."    12���0'  wALKina  -%Vr?      OUTINQ  a 8UITQ  Can bi 'done perfectly by our Fronch Prooeu.  Try It  BRITI8H AMSniOAH DYBIHQ CO.  UONTUBAJi,  TOKONTO.   OTTAWA  ft QUEBEC  LADIES'.  The Lung  Tonic  cured them of chronic coughs,  cannot all be mistaken. There  must be some truth in it.  Try a bottlo (or that cough of yours.  Prices: S. C. Wells & Co. S10  25c. 50c. $1.   LeRoy, N.Y., Toronto, Can.  Jimpson���The Horrors of war are  certainly unspeakable. "Simpson���  And .the names of the naval commanders larc ci-iuilly unpronounceable.  South American ��� Rheumatic  Cure Cures Rheumatism.���it h  safe, harmless and acts quick���gives almost  instant relief anc! an absolute cure. in from  a*rs to three days���works wonders in mo.si  acute forms .of rheumatism, One man'r  testimony : " I spent 6 weeks in bed befoi 1.  commencing its use���4 "bottles cured m��."  -66  Three months after marriage a woman tries to swap her romantic novels for a cookboolj.  Issue'No. 13���04.  Tho Boat at the Lowest Prlco  Wrlto -Tor Torino  RESD   BROS,,   M'fB  ��o.'j"  785 Kin a Qt- W.  i   32-31  KINDS   09  mims  And Farm Pro*  duce generally,  consign it to ua  20J we will get  you good prices.  THE  Damn Commission Go,,  ?��ycfiffi  ���TOEOITTO.  L'MITW  T.  |.\          "*  - 1  ��� .>'  It Is tlio fonco that ha3 etooil tho teat of titno-slandB U10  heaviest etroin���never  ; wigs���tho standard, tho wo-.-ld over.   Ordor through our local agent or direct from ua.  THE PAQE W1HS FEFJCE CO. HJM��~E��J,       T/ulicrvilJe. Out.     Honlrctii, Guc.    8*. JToIui, K.B,  .201  Wlnnliica, Jloa* sad until he went out into the bright  spring' sunshine nnd thought 'of  other things.  OR,   THE  WILL  HISSING  *T   CHAPTER VI J. -  The next few weeks left upon Jessie's  mind  a  lasting  impression"  of  lhilip, hollcw^-cyed and desperate,'  bitting before piles of papers and  books, and sometimes breaking off  to lean bade in his chair, push his  hands wildly through his hair until  it literally stood on end, and gaze  distractedly  beforo him.   ,  "Let me help you. I believe that 'I  could at least do those things as  wpl] as you," 'she said once; "you  aro not made for business." -  "You poor dear kitten," ho replied  with a tender smile, "I wonder what  you are made for, excopt to .bo  taken cate of."  Then he plunged into the papers  again, troubled not so much by his  supposed incapacity for business,' as  by tho unpleasing revelations tho  papers yielded, and'wondering ' what  demon had tempted Mr. Meade' to  speculate  so  madly.       * .   ,  Uy the time ho rejoined his regiment his labors wcic so far rewnrd-  ��� ed that ho knew how Mr. Meade's  affairs sttod, and found that when  all was arranged and the mill sold,  ' they might, still .hope to rescue a  small lesiduum for Jessie, as they  eventually   did. r a  But those things weie not so quickly effected, and when ho bid Jcssio  good-by it was with tho assurance  that he should constantly be running  down to Cleovo to consult with Mr.  Checscmnn  and  transact business.  As he left Cleovo farther and farther behind a great weight rolled from  .Philip's  breast.   The fewTveeks that  had passed since that night of music  and mii th when he had been so rudely  awakened  to  the homely tragedy  of life,  had  been  too full of sorrow  and care;  his youth rebelled against  them.,.   When he'drove  toward   .the  barracks ( and    the    familiar cheei ful  notes of a bugle rang out upon   the  clear air, all the suflering and     care  and death  of the last weeks     faded  away like a bad dream." How cheery  the smart step of a fuing-paity    returning to barracks sounded.      How  pleasant it was to ^sce the    sentries  pacing upland, down, how gay were  'the'led  coated  soldiers ^strolling  to  and    from      the   barracks in thicker  -clusters near the gates;-thinner farther oil, like bees- about the entrance  "Of a hive.  A few days later ho was searching  for-soraething he mislaid, rummaging  among clothes and making confusion  worse confounded, after 'the petulant  fashion of male creatuies under  small discomforts, .when he took the  uniform worn at tlie ball and dashed  it angiily on the floor. As it fell a  Email hard substance dropped from a  *���  pocket  and rolled  into  a     patch    of  sunlight     with a ruddy  scintillation  from the sparkling facets of a jewel.  He ���  looked'.blankly at the glowing  stone for a second,   its rosy hue reflected  in    his face,   and then picked  it up remembering how it had flashed-at the-white throat of his pretty  partner Miss Maynnrd.   It was   then  set in a locket;   it had fallen     from  its setting during the dance, ,and at  her request ho had searched for   and  found  it and put in 'his pocket    for  safety. He did not know much about  jewels,   but this one stiuck  him    as  being     largo    for    a ruby, and Miss  Maynard   had   expressed   some   -'concern  about it.      Tho  thing  was 'vexatious;   tho Maynards had   sailed  for  India,   he  had    no  means   of finding  their  address.       By  this  time     they  wore   probably   lounding   the Cape,  nnd by this time the intimate   social  relations on shipboard had no doubt  done their work and Miss Ada    had  doubtless, promised  her butterfly    affections'to,   some  fellow-passenger���  some, long-legged idiot  with   a  sabro  clanlcing at his1 heels, Philip'reflected.  Uc could  do nothing but place     the  stone   in   safety-'and  seize  tho    first  opportunity   of   restoring  it  to"    its  owner.      It lay rn the palm rof    his  hand,  tho brilliance flashing from its  deep ciimson heart, like a live thing.  Dark     rose    red   like   joy and lovo,  sparkling  with the-sparkle  of    iwine  and  mirth,   the shining 'gem    seemed  to disclose a new world to him. "'His  hand     thrilled  so  with vague  desire  that   the    jewel,   lightly and  imperceptibly  quivciing,   shook  back     the  sun rays in a thousand sharp, bright  flashes.      Some  dim< (recollections   of  magic in jcwels,_ of fascination exercised upon men and women, by those  fiery-hearted    things      came   to him;  was there'not enchantment in   this ?  Though he did not know it,     blood  had been shed for that stone's sake,  it had.flashed from the dim     shrine  of     an   'Indian    Temple upon dusky  worshippers     and     strange   heathen  rites,  had glowed in the turban     of  an     Indian -.prince, had been stolen,  swallowed, bought and sold, sot   and  reset, given in love, given in tribute  before it came to deck the throat of  a thoughtless gill, who lost it.  He held it longTn his open palm,  absorbed in. a kind of dream, then'ho  eloped his fingers over the red rad-,  iance arid shut it away, in a dark  safe place.  Jessie remained at the mill,' clinging to the old empty nest, poor forlorn'bird tfhat she was. Bills -announcing the -sale of the furniture  were pasted on the garden wall and  the mill-front, but while the chairs  and tables stiil lemained, Jessie  begged4r.ot to.be moved.  '  It was now eaily April, tho almond  tree by the gate spread  a mosst   of  pink  blossoms against the palc^'bluc  sky, ,   violets >  and     hyacinths - were  sweet "In    the borde s,   the flowering  currant made a pungent fragrance in  the sunshine and attracted  tho   Dees  from the hrves at the top of the gai-  den���even the bees were to  be sold.  Jessie    strolled   over the   little   domain of which she had  all' her     life  been queen with an overflowing heart  bidding a mute farewell  to her    lifelong fiiends, animate and inanimate.  Tho garden,  the arbor,  in which her  father had smoked on ,summer evenings,   the  strawbciry-bcds,   tho    garden-plots,  she  nnd   Phi ip  had  called  their own, the    little house ho    had  built in the wood-yard, Ihe swing in  the orchard,  tho flowers hor    mother  had cultivated and loyed, tho pigeons  and poultry, the row of bee-hives, all  were  beloved,   all  twined  with     lifelong   ' associations-   they  were    part  of heiself,  without them sho    would  not longer- be Jessie.     She looked in  at the , grated     dairy   window    and  pictured her mother busy among the  pans of thick creamed milk,  or turning and working great golden masses  of butter   with   va quick, deft, hand;  she would never see her -any    more;  a   stranger   would    stand  there  and  dosecrato - the place     with   an alien  touch.  ,' ��� Jessie's     throat    .swelled  to  be comforted  and companioned  a  little.   ,' ,  "I can't give up this yer dresser)  Miss Jessie," Sarah saiti, "tho years  and years I've a scoured en kop en  white.- 1 be gwino to bid for he.  You,go on in arid hev tea now, I've  a made ye some scones, and there's  a letter from Master Philip."  Jessie went into the parlor with  something moie of a dance in her  stop than it had had for a long time,  and eagerly opened Philip's  letter.  Poor Jessie I the Jotter was dropped on the-tabic, the golden head  was upon it, and she was crying bitterly. Philip was ordered' to India I -  He had kept it from her as long as  he could, but he was coming, down  on the nr.orrow, and could not bear  the telling by word of mouth, ��� so  broke it in the letter. He would remain in England as long as possible,  not sailing in the troopship, but  starting later, taking the short  overland route and joining his regiment on its arrival  at Calcutta.  ITc arrived in Cleevc on ,the day  tho mill was given over to flic auctioneer, and saw Jessie in Miss Blushford's drawing room, feeling half  guilty at leaving her.  "How well you are looking, child,"  lie said .with forced gaycty; "why, I  dp believe you are grown." 1  He held her at arm's length, as if  to got a bettor view of her, but his  glance travelled no higher than her  shoulders and she saw that there  was a faint quiver on his lip.  "I am grown," she replied, "I  have grown very fast this - spring,"  Jessio's lip quivered too; neither of  them' knew what to "say, _the subject  of fhe parting was too painful, they  sat sido by side on Miss Blushford's  iVmir.  preserve the stars from  "Thou   dost  wrong,  And      the     ..mo��;t    ancient -    lii>nvi>ns  through thee arc "fresh and strong."  he said to himself,  and his face was  which she would never moro see   her  father  leaning,   as  she half expected  to see him lean now. * Past the mill,  whence the soothing homolike throb,  throb,  still issued,     though ho    was  not there to  set the familiar    pulse  going, she strolled into the meadow,  full  ^now     of     young innocent-faced  daisies,      where     the   stately willow  dropped leafless above the clear water'and the white swan glided   over  it, her puie plumage dazzling in the  spring     sunbeams.    ' How t often    she  had played or dreamed there, .  careless and-happy in the willow's shade,  watching    the '-water striving    with  perpetual     baffling,    to     climb    the  wheel's < always turning stair,  wasting and scattering    itself in crystal  spray -in  its fruitless  endeavor.    She  used to' be sorry for the 'baffled water    till Philip   laughed at her   rand  showed her how    tho    endeavor   was  not indeed "fruitless, but set all ' the  wheels and cogs going to gi ind   the  corn     into    meal     for    men's 'food.  Otheis    .would    watch'*   the turning  wheel,  and pity the    water's    weary  baffling, .and she would be away and  lonely  among  strangers;- but * Philip  dear Philip,   was left���she was     not  all desolate.   Then    the    singing    of  birds fell-pleasantly on her ears, 'and  she went back to  the    house, think-  incthat DcrhnDs it was well  alio was  to leave the old home, after all.  She  went in 'through the kitchen,    where  she sat awhile to talk to Sarah and  ... , ample  old-fashioned  sofa" which was  chokingly and she turned away,'pass-   covered with needle-work, from   past  ing tho mill,  over the half-door     of   and present pupils,  and looked   sorrowfully   at tho    well-saved     carpet  for some minutes.  "Jessie," said Philip at last, "it  breaks my heart to think of leaving  you just now, but���I will not go if  you tell me to stay."  "But how can you help1 it?"    she  asked,   surprised.  ' "I can sell out," he replied.  "But if you sold out. Philip, what  could  you > do?"   Jessie  asiked,   sim-  piy-        , ,    < s *  ."Heaven knows. I might learn  farming or some trade,", he answered; "anything would be better than  to leave you if you tfelt it would bo  too lonely."  "You must not sell out," sihe said-  gently. "You forget that you are  going-.to, be a great soldier. Why,  you always hoped> for India,, Phil."  ."Yes," he tieplied,.still looking at  the neat carpet, so 'seldom profaned  by tho steps of men, "if only I could  be sure you were happy here, that  no harm would come to'you." Ho  paused and 'sighed, -his heart was  riven asunder by the two duties, one  calling'him abroad, one bidding him  stay "with Jessie. While away from  hor it had seemed comparatively  easy to leave her, but now, in her  pref-ente and touched by the added  sorrow ho felt rather than saw in  tho child's .thin face, it seemed impossible. "If you could say" That  j-ou didn't much care���that you  could make yourself happy for    this  year  until  you   could  comcwout  me���whatever we may wish���th'ey, r  fuse their consent to your    marriaj  till you are eighteen."  "1 should think so," she interrup  ed, a faint rose trngeing her tran  parent face. "It is no use to fre  You have to go to India, 1 iiave  stay here. After all, you may  well be in India as at Plymouth*  Aldeishot. You can't very well1 Hi  at Miss Blushford's, you seer'And  can't very well" live in barrack  Miss Blushford says it wi 1> imprbi  my style to write to you by- ever  mail. And you will be able to.  scribe your tiger hunts' and���oh !ra  tho wonderful things you will do an  see-���"   -  Jessie's eyes weie full of. tqai  though she was laughing, her vo*  bioko into a little sob; but Philip  heart grow light as he listener  grateful to her for taking it fio> ea  ily and sparing him the lament'  tions that would have made thin,  so much worse. Yet* he wondere  that she was so slightly constitute  and could take things so lightly.  "I am glad at least to, be able  sec you settled at Miss Blushford's  ho sard; "she is a kind old'woma  arid mtist of course bo prim In hi  position,, and that will bo all th  better, it 'would be impossible  place'you in safer hands-. Shall yo  like it,  Jessie ?"  It was a crime even to look out  the window in that house, while,  say one hated anything, was, shockirr  and unladylike; she wondered if prir  ons could'be more"cramping;��f��Mir  was better than living ,altogetti<  with Cousin Jane, her only altera,  tive.  "I shall vdo  very  well  here,"    s:  replied;   "but you don't know    wh  it-is to be a girl and'be' taken'ca:  of.'      If I were but a boy.and coul  knock about  as  1 liked I"  "You  little  rebel !"  he  exclaimoi  "A precious pickle you would be  a boy;  you  would want a thrashin  a day at least."  (To  bo Continued.)  GENERAL VIEW OF THEATRE OF WAR.  hi  uSiy-CHAtf  FIRE WALKERS IN FIJI.  Step    Along     on' Red Hot Stone]  Without Any Injury.  Those who witnessed, the corono  tion procession will doubtless recoj  lect a small group of copper-colorel  soldiers, with, bare legs' and. - outf  standing hair innocent of covering  These strange -people���Fijians-^-anl  their ancient ceremony, of the^Vilaif  ilairevo," of fire-'walking,'" were -Tlir  subject of a Paper read -by W.  Allardycc, C.M.G,, at a meeting ���  the, ltoyal Colonial Institute reccntl  ly. Admiral , Sir N. Bo\vdon-Smit|  presided. '  The ceremony of fire walking, Mrl  Allardycc explained, is pci formed b|  a certain tribe at the ifaland.of-iBegti  and originated in a legend that Vi|  reward for having spared the-life  a man he had dug out of the grounc"  ono Tuiqualita was invested withTb|  power of being able % to walk ov<  redhot stones without being burned  An earth oven is .made and fillel  with layora of wood and stone. - jl  this a fire is kindled about twclv.r  hours before the fire walking take!  place, and, when the hot stones ha\f  been exposed by brushing away thl  char-coal, the nati\es, under thl  direction of a master of ceremonies  walk over them barefooted.  The tempcraturo at the edge c|  tho o\en is about' 120 degrees FalJ  renheit, while on one occasion, whel  a thermometer was suspended ove|  the stones, it registei ed 2S2 degrees  and the solder was melted. Yet|  stated Mr. AllKrdyce, after-the ceiT  cmony the natives show no sigus ol  the terrific ordeal through whiclT  they have gone. By moans'of a "nurnj  ber of views the lecturer gaie a rcalf  istic idea of the ceremony'an .perj  formed nowadays.        . >  ^Vice-Admiral Lewis Beaumont , de  scribed a fire v walking cor oniony, ''"Ri  witnessed . ' by himself. Alchougll  those who* took part in it fihowcrl  no signs of discomfort, he rcmarkcil  that1 apparently they did not like i\  overmuch.        ' ' "  Replying to questions, Mr. A liar j  dyco said the only explanation hil  could give of the apparent itnmunit.ij  from harm following on the procesT  was that the soles of the feet -of tin]  natives wcic hau'ened to nn irnl  usual degiec through constant walk!  ing on a sandy soil, covering corall  which became exceedingly hot undo J  tho sun. There was also the demon [  of absolute belief by the native? iii  tho legend Ihat they were proof  against lire.  ,ITIS   CHEAT III-*AD.  Farmer Honk.���I s'poHi-; your nepj  how has been a'great help to'yoif  since he graduated from the academy'!  Farmer lientover.���Well, no���notp  so's you could notice it. You seef  he's been so busy figgorin' on a p!��r|  for intcicstin' capital in a scheme tel  build a railroad from Hudson lio>|  to Paragua, and make the evcrlastinnl  fortunes of everybody connected witlf  it, by shippirr' broken icebergs tol  Paragua, where they don't have ico,|  and carryin' back pampas' plumes tcf  Hudson Bay���it's kept him so stead f  ily engaged, in fact, that he hain'lj  had time to do anything else bull  eat.  Principal Routes in Far East���Showing 'Distances .in English Miles,  THE RETORT DISCOURTEOUS.  ��� Scene���A, public meeting of a noiwj  too successful mining company.  Shareholder addressing chairman.���j  "You, sir, deserve to be pelted Witt J  rotten eggs."     (Cheers).  Complacent      zhairnian���"I  am indeed  sorry,  sir,  if you cannot-��find  a |  better     use for     your    brains  thai  throw/ng them at ine!" (TJjrroar). ,'. y'.,rr  1 ������";'  ������'*.!  ,t-        Q  The Atlin Claim.  PnlilUheil    eYery    Saturday   moruiu?   L>t  T-.<i  atuj Ol,xim  PuBr.ipaiwo Co.  A. C    HlH��C.Ur'BLO, ISUITOK,   FlIOVHirHOU.  OWm of imbliuntioii Peail St., Atlin, )t. C.  1 :   rrti-tinK'linteii:" Sl.00   ijim-  inch, cne-h  kuwrtluu.   Ii.t>ailiii;r notii'OB, 28   cents a line.  ,S;ravinl Contract Rates on u|ipllriiiiuti.  Tlie aubmripuan price is $5 a. your puy-  ivMo in ,-kIvrhcu. >'o p ipor ��ill ho ilollverfd  iu.!*,-k tt��l�� uoiirfitioii in aoiui-llcd with.  Satbrdat,  May 7TH,  1904.  Tne White Horse paper evidently  takes exception to the remarks  made iu our iTsue of the 23rd ult,  (the truth is sometimes hard to"  swallow), and the feeble at tern- t to  "get'back at us'T by Remarking  that " Any man who could content  himself at Atlin for any length of  time could never afterwards ftel -at  home in a real live mitring camp,"  > shows that the writer is weak on  ," the subject and most certainly was  never in Atlin. ��� He adds that we  ' . are nice people over here, haven't  any railroad, and still sing "Old  Hundred " at church;, we would  like to inform the White Hon=e folk  that" we feel here that we may still  sing that same old sons: whe.i they  sing " Driven from home.  Considerable < excitement '..was  caused this week* bythe receipt of  a'wire from Mr. John Kirkland  stating that a gang of Japs were  on their way here from Caribou ;  ^when it was learned, that only one  "Jap was on the trail the miners up  the creeks made rib attempt,'to intercept him.' 'Had it hot been for  the information given by men Who  arrived on the last boat to the effect  that only one Jap "cook" had arrived, we might have had a repetition of what occurred in 1902. We  are pleased to note that the miners  did' not quit their work and lose  their time as might have^ been the  case had serious attention been paid  to ,the "wire. As it is, .the .newcomer may or may not desire to remain where he is not wanted. At  any rate, it will not take an army  to send him out.  CONCERT  Given by the Girls' Aid.'  Lnst Friday evening the conceit  given in the .Presbyteriau Church  by the ; Girls' "Aid proved a complete success, in every senseiof the  word. Ali the performers acquitted  themselves so well, that, it would  only be invidious to single out any  one for particular mention ; the  choruses and military drill- were  especially- worthy of praise ar.d  great credit is due to these who  supervised the rehearsals.    '  Refreshments were served at the  close of the conceit by the girls,  who had the tables set out in daiuty  fashion.'       ,'    ,  "Considerably over forty dollars  was netted to the funds, as the result of the evening's entertainment.  Rev. E. Turkington was chairmen. .  The following was the programme  submitted :���  FIRST  PART.  Chili rman's romnrlifc.  1. Choi'un���"MurolimirThiotiffli Atlin,"   Children.  2. Recitation���" Sam's Conclusion,"    Dougrlas Tajlor.  S. Duet���"Tlio Golden Boat,"  Hazel Hartshorn and Uertlin Doelker.  4. Recitation���"Little Dot,"  .':     :..?. Maude Haelett.  5. Quartette���"Sweetand Low," .  '   Nellie Stables, M. McDonald, B. Doelker,  H. Hartshoru.    , -  6. Recitation���" The Bashful Young Man,"        Norman Taj lor.  7. Recitation���"There'H a Boy in the House,"  ..; -. .\.v Nellie Stul-let,.  8. Sole-". Won't You Buy My Pretty  ������ Flower*,'," Maggie McDonald.  9. Reoitution���"Our Baby," Dorothy Taylor.  10. Sonjr aird chorus���"My Old Kentucky  Home," ....'. Nellie Stables.  11. Recitation���"A Reverie in Church,"   \  Josio Doelker.  SECOND PART.  12. Military drill, Children  18. Reoitatiou���" Little Brown Hands,"    , Hazol Hartshorn.  14. Recitation -" What a Hoy Can Do,"    Allan Frnsor.  15. Duet-" Little Snow-Bird*,"   H. Hai'thhorn and M. McDonald.  16. Recitation���" His Compensation,"   : Leonaru Haslett.  17. Recitation���" Little Mud Pies,"   Bertha Doelker.  13. Chorus���" Where the Maple Sugar  Grown,"          ..Children.  ���B. A. D. Co.  The "Beavis" Mine.  Work is being actively carried  ��n on this property and drifting  has commenced at the 60-foot level.  Mr., C. E. Wynn Johuson, the  principal owner, left on Thursday  for Skagway after having let  another contract for further development work. He expressed  himself as highly satisfied with the  results so far.  Mr. Beavis, the original discoverer, showed us two returns from  the Tacoma smelter, from ore  (picked samples) taken from the  "Sydney Fraction." They are as  follows:  No. 1.���Net weight, :8 lbs.,  gave an assay value per ton of  $4 163.69 or 228.20 oz. gold and  106.80 oz. silver. He received  from the smelter company $27.47  clear on the 18 lbs. of ore.  No. 2.���Net weight, 235' lbs.,  gave an assay value of $635.5,1 per  ton or 34.90 oz. gold and 14.40 oz.  silver, asd netted $71.67 clear profit.  The power house' electric plant  for supplying power to the dredge  on Gold Run is now ready for. active, service. The~ company expects to" start dredging operations  next week. A full report of the  progress made will appear in our  next issue.-''  ALL  I STEVENS RIFLES AND. PISTOLS  ., ARC GUARANTEED TO BE  SAFE, DURABLE AUD ACCURATE.  ling FMORBTE R8FIE  I in on noenrafo rifle and pnts every shot  where you bold it.. Weight 4} pounds.  Made in three calibers���.82, .25 and 32  I Kim Fire.  prick:  No. 17, Plain Sights,    .(   .   $8.25  Mo. 18, Turget Sights, .'   .    *L25  Where these rifles are not carried in  stock by dealers we -will Bend, express  prepaid on receipt of price. Send stomp  for catalog describing complete line  and contawtag valuable iaforma&oa to  .shooters.  The J. Stetehs Abms ard Tool Co.  p. 0. bm chicopee falls, bass.  Atlin,  Nugget ,and Grape  ffings  And All Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.  '    l3$F~    Why send ou. when you our #st goods as cheap Irere ?  Watches From $5 up.   Fine Line of Souvenir Spoons.  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss Wafchmakcrs.  I THE    KOOTENAI   HOTEL.   |  $ , A, R. McDonald, Proprietor. i>  Cok.  FlKST and Trainok Strkuts.     ' ���' ��  This Kirat Clnaa Hotel hus been lcmotMixl mid i-pfuruulioi" till o'l.-lii."'  . mid offers tlie best iicconimoiliillon to Ti.m>.!('Mt 01 Pcriuuiiami _  X   - . Guosth.���AuimiuHii und Lin opi'im pluii. .     -  O ' Finest Wines, Liuuers and Oinars.  o,  * ,        Billiards   and   Pool. '  GOLD     ILi6USEs;  o  .DISCOVERY,   E-f.   C.  STJRICTLY   FIRST   CLASS  t / . -�������������� ~  1  ,   JOHN   WOLTERS,   Proprietor.  BTAQE    *c    L1VBKY    IT*    COKKRCKTION.  -,  , f  -  0  0  (  B  c '  .   i     \  ���*  c  V.  X  r<  I  tj  J  3.  a  s  , 0  H  ft  "8*'  Russell   Hotel,  " DIXON   BROTHERS,   Proprietors   *  '   " 1   **"  . *" " . . -  '.���'''      Pool '��� & -.Billiards,   Eree. . ,.'     !  ���'���'���- ' '.  Freighting and Teaming /    Ts*       Horses and Sleigh's for Hire.  J.   H.   RICHARDSON,  ATLIN   i   DISCOVERY.  Full Line of Clothing Just From the East  THE   LATEST   STYLES.  ��� Complete ..Stock of Dry Goods  THE    LATEST   IN    HATS,    BOOTS    AMD     SHOES.  g&T 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.   .,.  RSSKRVB,   $3,000,000. _ ������.  Branches of the Bank at Jeattie, , ���       " '  San Francisco,  �� ,  ,- Portland,  -   -��� , Skagway, eto.  "> Exchange sold on all Points.  .  , '* 'Gold Dust Purchaskd-ttAssay .Oi'fice in Connkction.  =���*."'. ' .-' D.  KOSS, Manager.  J  THE R0Y4L'HOTEL9  V. TROTMAN,   Manager.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CHOICEST WWES, LIOUORS AND CKJARS CASE GOODS A SPECIALTY.  HydraLulio   Mining  �� IVIachinery.  HYDRAULIC   GIANTS,    WATER    GATES,  ANGLE   STEEL   RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    Pint  Pumping  &   Hoisting   Machinery.  Estimates furnished on application  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  ~f*  r**rrv���i -  ����-Tin'��;.7-TIMJft��wyvnjrM!frt��nrt,T*��vri  w K*-*xriJWrv��fW4-��ir-��*.-rtfi~**r<<-n(vmj:��-��� %
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MAY 7)
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THE .ATLIN   TRADING-COMPANY,   LIMITED.
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Bie ' Clearance   Sale   of Winter Dry, -Goods
As ourBnj'ei is going-East to purchase a large stock'of Dry Goods     Men's all wool Grey Socks
iave decided,to sacrifice tliy -.tock on hand, 10 make room for NEW      Ladies' Natural wool Under
«e h .
Goods'lo rrriive in the Spring.     Ik low aie a few of the many cut puces.
l .Men'-, all wool Toques        $0:75'&  $t :oo)    Reduced    to    $0:50
TMcii'b Ahickniaw Coats -     $5:50  -    - - ,,        r-       $_4:oo-
Men's all wool Canadian Tweed Pants $3:50       ,,        -      '$2:50
- 3 for #1:0©
- $2:50 suit."
- $175
Men's ail wool Halifax
'fcj;oo
S53:oo
§0:50
rwear $3:00      ',,
Ladie-,' Combination Stockings & Rubbers
Wc   also   cairy   a   large'a&sortmenl   of Floor aud Table Oilcloth.
Wall   Paper. — .Men's   Leather   Gloves   and, Mitts.—German .SockK,
Blankets. — Wool Mitts, and Gloves.-— Cretous & Flannelettes  'etc.    -
A.   S.   CROSS,   Prosident. N.   C.   Wheeling,   Secretary.  -
NO' TRACE.
Brohsneff fails to Pind" Polar
'        1    1   • '   A
Expedition.- * r,
j   I- - ■*-.■
< St. Petersburg, -April 29th :—
Engineer Bionsncff, -who was sent
in the spring of 1901 by tire Academy of Sciences to New Siberia, to
search for the ■ polar r expedition,
headed ,by, Baron TolU has returned. He found no* trace of the
expedition. "  "
s
NOTICE.
APPLICATION   FOR"-TRAISTS-
FER QF,LIQUOR LICENCE.'
T FRANCIS THOMAS TROUGHTON, of
*■> the Tow 11 of Atlin, British Columbia,
hereby apply to the Board of- Licence Cora-
raiasiouera for a truusfor of the hotel licence now held by E. E. Rcmeili, to self intoxicating llquors'inider the provisions of
the Statutes in that behulf, in the premises
known and described us the Royal Hotel,
Atlin, situate 011 Lot 7, Block 15;_of the Tow n-
jite of Atlin, to eoiiimonco on the thirtieth
day of June, 1904. '  ' > -
My post office addi ess is :—Atlin, B. C.
The name aud address of the oiv nor of the
premises **pr'/posed? to* bo-f lictenied* are :—
France Thomas Treughton, Atlin, B. C. * ' -
, - 1\ T..TKOUGHXOK.
Signature of tho holder of the licence:—
' „E. Rosselli.
, <   ' NOTICE.     - """""'
Tlility dnjs fiom iluto I intend to applj to
TiioClui'f Co'iiniissloiicrof Laiiil«-nnd WorUe
for n U'lisc of She followm,.' described truct
or hind, i-oniinoiioinjrut the South East <-or-
iioi Post situated on iliu North sido of Dib-(
eo*.oij Aieiiiie, Atlin J'ow nsite about twenty
fort West fiom South Wt>st corner of Lot'7
Uloel. t in said Ton unite, thence West 300
fept, theneo North 100 foot, thonc?'East S00
feet to Wost boimdiirj of, llloek 1, Atlin
Ton nsito, thoneo South aloiifr side of West-
el n boiindnij o'fBlocli 1, to the South West
earner of Tot 0 therein, thence I'.ast 100 feet
thenoi- South to point ol commencement, excepting* thnunut'all uroper Stirot allowances;-nnd tho proper!r of the H. C. Pcnor
nnd Mniiiifui'ttu "IK Coinpmi} , Limited. Containing tw o acres more or lets
Hated nt Atlin, I!  C. this thud day of
March 3001 .      -, ,
' -. F. T. Troughton.
; NOTICE.
— Sixty dajs fi-ciu date we will appl*. ^to tho
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for
permission to purchase the follow hi er des-
ci ibed Lands, in tluT'Atllii District; Commencing at a Tost marked B. A. D. Co's
South West Cornel .'about'[3001 flvehiindied
leet Noi thonstei b t\ oui the South West cornel ,of the flora hjdiuiillc I enah lease on
North side of Pino Creek, thence East [30]
twentj chains. Ulieiu-e Sortli'[10] ten chains
thence West (20) twentj chains, thence South
[10] chains more or less to point of commencement. Coiitdimutr (JO) tweuty acres more
or less. i i  i .. ! " (
Bi itish—Amducen Di edging Company,
,,»   ,, \1>3 O.T few ltaser, Manager.
*  Dated, Atlin. H. C. March 11th. 1904.
NOTICE.*
APPLICATION- FOR--TRANSFER OF LIQUOR LICENCE-V
T ALEXANDER R. MoDON'ALD, of the
-1-1 Town of Atlin, British Columbia, heio-
by give notice th.it I shall upply ,to tho
Board of Licence Commissioneis foru transfer of the' hotel licence at present held by
George E H.oes, to sell intoxicating liquors
under the piovisious ofthe Statutes inthat
behalf, iu tho premises know u and described
as tho Koot.eiia.-r Hotel, situate on First and
Truiuor Streets, Atlin, British Columbia, to
commence on the first da> of Jul}, 1904.
-i-.My post offic o address is :—Atlin/ B. C.
The name and address of the ow ner of the
piomists proposed to be liccnsod are :—Mrs.
Sarah McDonald, Atlin, B. C.
" \Dated this 6th day of May ,.1904. '
i AV R. McDonald.
Signature of the present holder  of  tho
license:—
i       -    Geo. E. Hayus,
by his attorney iu fuct, J. G. Coknkll.
GENERAL   BLACKSMITH
& MACHINE SHOP.
Metropole Hotel Building,
Discovery Street, Atlin.
Blacksmith Work, Bolts & Nuts,
Prpe & Pipe Fitting, Engine and
Boiler Repairing, Hot Water Coils
cn.icl= and fitted, Derrick Mounting,
Wire Cable, Pulley Blocks & Tackle, Boats & Boat Fittings.
W. J. Smith & Co., Proprietors.
NOTICE.
•RJOTrCfl it'lierrbs ffiveu that Sixty days
*"" after date 1 intend to apply to the
Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works
for permission to ptirolmse the following
described land situated on Taku Arm, nt
the mouth of Otter Rirer,—\i2; Commencing'at a post marked J A P.Corner Post
placed on the Lake Shot a, thenoa in a Wcst-
terly direction'a quarter of a mile, thenoe
in a Southerly di root ion ono mile, thence in
an Easterly dnection one mile, thence following the lake shore in nNoi therly direction to place of commencement, containing
in all   100 acres nsoriE. or lov».
Dated  nt Ithii.ll, C. this^Sth. day of
January 1904
i   K. PerkiiiRoii.
THE
T       OF
Atlin   and,'Alaska,
.  Atlin  Claim Block.
Films and plates developed and
printed at reasonable rate*, nt "The
Atlin Studio". Enlargii g, and
Copying also done.
C P.
—ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS-
The following Sailings ate announced for the month of
March leaving Skagway at 6
p.m., or on arrival ofthe train:"
Princess May, April T4tb.,'23rd-
and May 4th.
For  further information, apply or
write to   H. B. Dunn, Agent,
'&7.S'*Wi!kinson, P.L.S. "   ' -   Wm.,Br>own, C.E-
WILKINSON   &   BROWN" /   '
Provincial, Land   Surveyors   &   Givil   Engineers*
Hydraulic   Mine   Engineering   a   Specialty  Oilier, Peiul   St., near Third St,.  ATI**, B.C
■'      . '      "-i*
"FOR
Call and get prices at
"Claim" Office.
THE OR^ND  HOTEL
FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL i'n.THE NORTH v EVERYTHIK©
•    •   'CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER. -   , _,
French  Restaurant in   Gonnnotfom.
David Hastib,   Pkopriktor,
Corner of First and Discovery Streets.^
■ r- i.iT
**"T
V * I
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THE WHITE PASS &:YUKON ROUTE.
*- - Paoifie   and   Arotio   Railway   and Navirati«a t oaipttBr.
British Columbia Tuk»n   BailwayCampmiiy.
'"-" ^, British Yukon   Railway,Company, _      (   '
TIME TABLE,
,.     Cr
IN EFFBCT   JANUARY 7 1901,
Daily exeept Sunday.
No.l   N. 11 j No-   2-s- Hound      Me. 4 S. Bow«4
,  1st olass. 1st class. Snd nlaas.
0. SO a. m.   LV.     SKAGUAY AR.   ;   4.30 p.m.      AR   4.15 a. n.
lliool    " ,.      WHITE PASS     „,,/     S3*.8S   „ "      3.M.
11.45      „ „       LOG CABIN ,. J. 10   „ „      1. M „
12.151 „ I- 35 i
12.35lp.m UENNETT „ 1.15|p.ia      „       II. M   *Ah
IU 2.10   „ „•      CARIBOU „ 11.50   a.m     „        10. M    «
^40   !,' 4.30   „*        AR     WHITE HORSE LV 9  30     „       LV        1.W   „
Pawienjors must be at depots in time to have ilaggage inspeoted and ohe*to«l.    Inspection is stopped 30 minutes before loaviuc time of train.
150 pounds of baggage will bo checked free with «ach full fare tiohet and 7S p»*asrd«
with each half fare ticket.
No.3N.   B.
2nd class.'
8. 30 p. in.
10.30 " „
11.40 a.m.
12-20
J. G. ConNELL.
Discovery.,
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
Northern Lumber Co,
Limited.
FIRST-.CLASS RESTAURANT
'  - IN
CONNECTION.
Headauai ten for Dixon's stage-
Pine tree Sioiel.
DISCOVERY, B. C.
NEW DINING ROOM  NOW OPEN,
Furnishing   The
BEST MEALS IN CAMP.
■v
Fitiest of liquors.     Good stabling.
Ed. Sards, Proprietor. ,
O.K.
BATHS
BARBER SHOP
F., Shields & Eddy Durham.
Now occupy their new quarters next
to the Banlc of B. N. A.. First Street.
The ba*h rcemi ar* wiually as %ooi as fouud
PHwgway. Ate»k-«-   V* ««"• sw~*» »«**-<* i«-ta««.
On and'after the 23rd. of April,
1904 and until further notice the
following will be the prices of Lumber.    '
Rough, up to 8 inches, $40.
.  do     ' do     le     ,,        45.,-,
do       do     12      ,,        50.
Matched, $50.00
S. D. $5.00 & D. D. $10. extn.
i2yi per cent disconnt will be allowed for cash at time of ordering.
The Royal Victoria
Life Insurance Co.
OF   CANADA
Capital    $1(0OO,C@&
i*. »■»*«**
-,---., tf ^tl ���',-*-'^. .Til��� .f *tji.       f M u��efc^p*���^��^ i j n i   i    , f_ K  METHODS  OF 'DRAINAGE.  I    While  open   ditches  for  land   drain-  ; age may bo necessary and under ccr-  > tain conditions "the only way;" they  , must lie considered as decidedly     objectionable   where   tiles ,can  be   used.  |,Thc open dilch obstructs tho   various  ' forms of tillage  and  all  farm  opera-  l.tions. - Its first cost is expensive   as  |. compared with tlie tile because much  1 moro  labor must  be expenued in  the  j) digging of an ,open  ditch.    Jt is  lin-"  j,b]e to bo partially filled  in  by      the  [tramping of stock,      if the land      is  |: pastured,  by tho action  of frost  and  (the growth of Weeds, so that its usc-  I, fulness   will   be-impaired.     An      obstructed channel for     the free      pas-  ; sago of water  is a first essential    in  ! farm 'drainage  and  tliis   can  only be  ' Becurca as a permanent  improvement  |,in the  covered  tile  drain.  ���    So while other materials may servo  a temporary     purpose      in drainage,  'tiles are so much superior in point of  cost when  durability and results  are  'measured;  as to hardly admit of demoting any space to the discussion of  i other methods. '  ]    The problem of farm drainage is to  lower the water table  (by which  we  |,'mean   the   body      of   stagnant  water'  ; found  in   all   soils   at  a  greater       or  JiJess  distance  from tho  surface),      so  lithat  it'will  not  interfere  with  the ,  Lgrowth.    of  crops.     Proper drainage   Williams'  Pink Tills  ] leaves    the     particles cf soil full  of   that you got  the genuine .with  ���moisture but tho spaces between, tho  .particles      are  free and open for  the  ] admission of air.  The earlier advocates of tile drarn-  I ago favored drains four or five feet  deep. 'It is a well established fact  that the deeper tho drain the farther  it will drain the water, , so at     first  | sight it  would  seem economical     -to  DRAIN DEEP.  > i * *.  When, however,  we stop  to consid-  I er, the extra cost of- digging the deep  ditch we shall see that it is the most  costly'.    It often  costs as  much      to  dig the jlast foot in a ditch four feet  KEDICINE FOB, MEN-.      .  Something That Will Banish Worries and Brace up the System.  Has it ever occurred to you that  you need a medicine as Men���not as  old men or young men, but as men ?  Are you never conscious that the  special wear and tear of life which  men sustain need repair ? Worry  weais a man out quicker than work,  but woi ry is not an accident, it is a  symptom���a symptom of nervous exhaustion. , Other symptoms are nervous headache; * morning laziness,  that makes it difficult to get out of  bed; a weak" feeling in the back; indigestion; brcathlessness after slight  exertion; ' irritable temper���perhaps  some nerve pain as neuralgia, sciatica or inripient paralysis. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, as a medicine for  men, act directly upon the source of  discomfort. They re-tore -manly vigor and energy, improve the appetite  and tone up the nerves and the whole  system; Mr.   Neil   H.   McDonald,  Estmere, N.B., ,is one of the ' many  men who has proved tho value of  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. He say3 :  "I am glad to be able to say that I  have found Dr. .Williams' Pink fills  all;that is claimed for them, rl was  completely run down; my appetite  was poor, and I suffered much from  severe headaches. Doctors medicine  did not gi\e mo the needed relief, so  I decided to'try,Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. I used only a few boxes when  my former health returned, and now  lfecl like a new man."  Weak, nervous, broken down men���  and women, too���will fmd/ppw health  and  happiness in a fair use' of    Dr.  But be     suro  the  full name "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for Pale People'' printed on the  wrapper around every box. Sold by  medicine dealers or sent by mail at  50 cents a box, or six boxes for  $2.50, by writing The Dr. Williams  Medicine Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.  and laying the tiles.; A very' moderate fall will answer when tho-details  aro attended to  IN THE BEST WAY. ~   ,  Waring says ono foot to the hundred  feet is desirable,  while one half that  on  in ,��i Haphazard way,  and the 'results are not satisfactory.  HOW TO MIX  CEMENT.   '  Cement is coming generally into  use as a substitute for lumber in  the building of > floors and the-erection of silos' and "other 'farm buildings. The value of the cement structure will depend to a large extent up- |  on the proportions in which to mix. '  cement, sand and' , gravel. The  amount of cement to-use.will depend  upon the character of the gravel and  sand, and therefore, it is difficult to  lay down any hard andJast rule that  will exactly serve in all cases. The  following is a test or method recommended by tho United States Government for ascertaining tho right proportions to use and may be found  helpful to those erecting cement  structures:  Take of gravel a certain measure  and shako it down to compact it;  strike off' the top with' a straight  edge; then measure water and pour  into gravel until all voids aro filled.  The water used will show the  amount of tho mixture of'cement and  sand that will be required to make a  proper  concrete.  "Repeat the operation, using sand  instead of gravel, and the. amount of  water absorbed by the sand will  show the amount of cement to add to  the, sand. .i.But H must be borne in  mind that the cement and sand mixed with water will not,fill the same,  amount of space as before putting together arid-adding the.water. That  is, one cubic foot of cement and.two  cubic feet of sand will not, when  mixed with water, make three cubic  feet of mortar.  deep as rt did  to dig the first three,   amount of fall,'or six inches  in one  Of.cour.se in any system of drainage   hundred feet, is quite sufficient if tho  there will bo likoly to bo places where   execution of the work is carefully -at-  the  ditch must   be  deep  in  order     to | tended to.  Jget the proper fall;  but wo think the  Ibest authorities do not advocate placing the average tile drain more than  J two and a half     to  three  feet deep.  iMuck lands, that would bo likely    to  Isettle    a good     deal "after     draining  jwould'be an exception.  The size of tiles so that th'ey may,  Ihdvc ^sufficient cap'acity to carry off  1 the water quickly should-be carefully  [considered. The rule is that the' capacity of tiles is to each other as  Itho squares of their diameters.   That  The distance apart of the tile drains  will depend on the kind of soil and  the depth of the drains. .On heavy  clays tho distance must be less to secure good drainage than on soils of  loamy or gravelly character. No'fixed  rules can be 'given as' to distance,  that.will, always be safe to follow,  as soils vary greatly, in texture" and  capacity to retain moisture.  As a.rule, "it is wisc^'to employ a  skilled man to lay out and level tho  drains.    This'work must be done well  .  .  WATERING  ANIMALS.  There should bo  a proscribed     system  for  tho  regular "watering  of     all  animals   on 'the ��� farm.     The  belief  is  more common than it should be that  water* at long intervals is not    only  sufficient,  but that     it is' the      best  way   of   treating   cattle.     Of   course,  this   is      a  mistake,   and   one      that  ought  to      be apparent  to all      who  give the" matter any thought.   In tho  first place, a"-thirsty state is an    uncomfortable state for tho animal    to  be in, and-from motives of humanity  it should be relieved.    It is a condition  directly opposed  to good  digestion.   ,  ��� When  thirst  is  allayed   only  when  it  has arrived,at  a stage  '  of  acute  suffering,  an overdose  of    water is  taken,  arrd     that  causes      as  much  injury to  the  digestive  organs  as the thirsty condition which it supercedes.     Cattle should, when on dry  food, get w.uter.  34TH ANNUAL REPORT  Presented to the Annual Meeting of Policyholders.  Thursday, March 3, I904.  Gentlemen: Your Directors respectfully submit for your consideration  their report of the business for the year ended Decpmbpr ,81st, 3 903, with  the Financial  Statement  duly audited.  We1 are pleased to inform you that, in all branches, the business.was ol  a most gratifying character, and that tho new business was largely,.In excess of that of any other year in the history of the Company. Tho Surplus earnings were such as, enabled us to continue , the .some very Jiber'al  scale of distribution to the Policyholders, as in the past."' Tne death rate'  was slightly in advance of that of 1902, but still much below tho expectation. The Lapses and''Surrenders have been gradually decreasing for1 soma  time, and for tho past year were comparatively  moderate.   '  NEW and OLD BUSINESS.���The applications'received for new business'  were 3,51S for $5,173,112, of which 47  for 372,500     were declined.      -Tho"  Policies issued were 3,333 for $5,011,390,   and     the   amount   of  .insurance  now in force is, $37,587,551.58, under 25,730 policies, being on incroose in  amount of $3,118,631. - ' A , ,  INCOME.���Tho net premium income, less reinsurance, was $1,254,-  980,47;' Interest nnd Rents, $306,007.48;, Profit and Loss $76.08; Total  Income $1,561,070.08.   ,  PAYMENTS TO POLICYHOLDERS.���The payments to Policyholder  wore: Death Claims $253,580.95; Endowments $122,587; Purchased * Policies $31,972.38; Surplus $77,300.28; Annuities $8,274.90; Total $408,-  721.81. Expense Account $282,728.43; Total Disbursements $770,449".74.  Excrss of income over expenditure $784,020.29.  The Cash, Assets amount to $6,882,953.83; the Total Assrts are $7,-  298,552.12,  an Increase over 1902 of $838,772.04.  LIABILITIES.���The total Liabilities are $6,070,224.3 9, including tho  requisite reserve of $0,617,714.89 for, tho security of < Policyholders, computed at 4 per cent., 3^ per cent, nnd 3 per cent.  SURPLUS.���[The Surplus of the Company's standard of valuation ii  $616,633.46, and on Government standard $878,466.00. Tho incrense in  Surplus   is   $117,433.22. ' . ���  During  the-year' the 'demand  for money' w,ns     active,   and     the   funds *  wire fully invested,  at'a somewhat bettor rato of interest',' and in a class  of securities entirely outside anything of a ha/.urdous or speculative character.    Tho payments on'Principal and  Interest   were  unusually  well    met  there being-only $5,998 overdue Interest at tho  closo of'the ycnr'mos't ol ���  which has since'been paid. ' * <���'  The Executive Committee examined all the securities, arid compared  them with the records, all of which wore found correct, nnd in accordance  with tho statement herewith  submitted. ���>'  The Manager, Officers and Stuff continue to discharge' their rc'pfctivi  duties to the satisfaction of tiro Board.  You will bo called upon to elect  four 'Directors,   in  the place  ot     tha  Hon. Mr. Justice Britton, Francis C.  Bruce,   M.P.,   ."T*.  ICcrr  Fisken     and  Geo. A. Somervillo,  whoso term of'office has expired, but all of whom ara  eligible for  re-election.  On Behalf.of the Board, ROBERT MIDLV1N,- President.  LEDGEll  /..SSETS-  Prcmlums '(net)      Intorebt  and   rents   .  Profit 'and Loss     ��� FINAITCIAL STATEMENT.  -Jjcc.  31st,   1902    -   INCOME.      $1,254,9.S0.47.  ,  806,007.48    -. "  '���    76.08  $6,098,333,154  $1,561,070.08*  is a tile two inches in diameter will j or the drains will prove a failure,  carry four times as much water as The grading well done, tho tiles can  n. one-inch pipe; one three inches i be laid by anyone careful and pains-  ninc  times  as  much.     In  the  earlier I taking.  Jrlays of tile drainage, many small  jtilcs were used which worked very  jtvell with the average rainfall; but  ���were not able to carry off an extra-  lordinary rainfall quick enough to pre-  If mistakes are made, grades'wrong,  a poor tile or carelessly laid, wo  must remember that if it is buried  out of sight tho mistake will be apparent in    the condition  of tho land  TROUBLESOME  BABIES.  Ii'ont injury to the growing crops. Tho j about the obstructed tile.     Our  out-  |Lhing to  provide  for  is the  oxtraor-ijay will be without, benefit.      Unless  Unary amount   -of water that must'good tile aro well laid in a 'properly  pe removed if crops arc- not to suffer, ,'graded ditch, it is-a waste of money  I think'and    labor.    It is very difficult     to  not  lLargcr tile "is now the rule.  Inost of the tiles laid now are  jess than  three inches.  In locating ���a system of drains the  hutlct demands most careful attention. It should bo ample for tho,discharge   of  a      full  volume   of  water  locate, an abstracted' tile, and expensive to repair a poorly laid drain.  Tiles  should    be    hard     and    well  burned.    Some if exposed to the frost  aro  soft  and  crumble and  are      not  ., , , i worth  laying.     The water    does not  Jrom the drains and well protected so 'enter tlie tile through tho pores    'to  l.hat it will not bo obstructed in any j any  great  extent,' as  many suppose,  Ivay.   nlf conditions   permit   a      sub-  but  through the spaces between    the  litantial wall of stone  through which 'tiles.     Laid  as  carefully  and  closely  the discharging tile passes,   with the las may bo the water will find its way  Irpcning  covered   with   wire  to      pre-   through the joints or ends.  J-ent  tlie      ingress  of  small   animals,      If ono is    thinking      of   expendin"-  [vill bo found satisfactory. money and  labor in drainage it will  The fall required  to  secure effective  pay to look into and master all de-  prainagc will depend largely    on the \ tails as far as practicable.   Too often  ,Babies'arc  not     naturally  trouble-  some^-thcy    should be-bright,' active  and -happy and a joy to your home.  When baby is     troublesome you may  depend 'upon it there is  some" of the  many minor .ailments bothering him.  These can all be overcome by the use  of Baby's   Own Tablets.     Troof   - of  this is given by Mrs.  C. L. Marshall,  Falkland  Ridge,  N.   S.,   who   says:���  "I am pleased to  state  that I have  used Baby's     Own Tablets for      my  children with great success.    I think  the Tablets the     very  best medicine  for all tho ailments of small children  and would    recommend them to mothers who have  troublesome babies."  Baby's Own Tablets  euro constipation,   indigestion,    di.irrhooa,   prevent  croup,     allay    ii-rftalion  at  teething  time,   break-up     colds     and  destroy  worms.     In fact there aro noiie      of  tho      minor    ailments '  of   childhood  which the Tablets will not cure. Sold  by druggists  or may be had  at     25  cents a box by writing  direct to  Dr.  Williams     Medicine    Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.  PAYMENTS   TO   POLTCYHOLDEnS.  Death   Claims       $2 5-J,5SG.95  Maimed   Endowments         122,587.00  Payments   to   Annuitants     8,274.90  Purchased  Policies          '31,972.18  Surplu9  paid  to  Policyholders        77,300.28  -$7,659,408.07  All   other   payments  493,721.31  282,728.43,  '70,449.74  $0,882,953.83  IJTCDOER   ASSETS.  Debentures and Bonds,"Account Value    $2,043,334.07  Mortgages         3,331,019.12  Loans  on  Policies  -.    _.    792,883.0=)  ,Loans  on   Loan   Company  stocks  10,000.00  Liens  on  Policies    -   ..31,988.02  .Real  Estate    .....'..'_  46,50 t.85  Corapnnv's   Head   Office         21,032.61  AH other items,  including Cash in Banks   & atll.O. 0,242.08  Additional Assets   _ ._....  TOTAL   ASSETS    .��.;�����    ���    $7,292,857.03  $6,FS2.953.S3  ���J 09,903 82  LI ANILITIES.  Iteservo on Policies in force 4p.c,  3inc.   <fc   3p.c.  All   other  Liabilities      56,017,714 89  58,509.30  Surplus Company's Standard 4%, 3i% and 3%  SurpH��3 Government Standard 41% and 3��%  Audited   and   found  correct.  $G,676,221.19  $616,633.46  $378,465.67  'J- ^StCtU��LY'  F-C-A-    > Auditor..  The  growth   of the   Company  'lining the  past  year  may  be scon  lowing  table.  1902 1903  Now   Assurance       ���._ $  4,627,878      $   5,011,390  Assuranco   in   force       34,468,920 37,.IS?,551  Income          1,391,098 1,1301,070  Assets         0,459,780  Surplus   (Company's   Standard)  499,150  GEO.  ���WEGENASP,  Ma ia��er.  in   lIio  fol-  -Tncr.-j-no.  ?    483.512  S.llS.'J.'it  109,971  ,S38,772  117,488  7,298.55:;  616,633  The record  of  progress during  the, past 30  years   is  shown  In  the  following  figures for each  5 year period:  JAMAICA NEGROES. ^  Much Humor and     Philosophy in  Their Quaint Maxims.  pjd People EverifwheroAra Being Cured of Chronic  Kidney Disease by  as��"  s  ..,,,, -   - .       ^..,    The  Jamaica negroes  have a lingo  HdII  employed   in  surveying  the  line   such work is begun in haste,  carried jof the��'  own.     They laconically     ex-  press thoughts of wisdom'which  'would do credit to King Solomon. It  is possible tlrat aptitude for making  maxims has been' inherited from the  SpaniarHs, who occupied tho island  until the jniddlu of the seventeenth  century. Their sayings cannot be  compared in literary merit with the  beautiful proverbs of-tho Spaniards,  but they are filled with as deep philosophy, arid, added to tliis, there appears therein a Uucn sense of humor  something quite ubseiit jn the lingo  of tlie American darkles.  Out of tho mixture of philosophy  and humor have como many' quaint  sayings which are us familiar in .Turn.ilea ns our own. Some of them  are diliorently worded versions of familiar pivHi-rhs; stiil others express  most aptly that wliich.wo have often  thought iir. many words, but which  they have condensed. Have ,you not  heard some; one say, . "Oh. I don't  mind her paying,mo a ;visit, but I  would not have her live with me for  tho fi world?". 'The Jamaica negro  sums this up thus: "Corac. sco me is  one ting (thing), come live with mo  is quite another.''  When you have put yourself out to  do a kindness and tlrat fondness has  beon entirely .unappreciated,...Thow,  well does this apply: "Bo good "you  do, de tonkoy ,'������ (tbanlvH) you get."  When you hear a man call another all  sorts of names' behind'his "ba'ck, but  in his presence change h'is manner  and vocabulary, becoming polite and  civil, tho proverb applied by tlie  negro is "Behind dog, it is 'dog; before dog,  it is jU'r. Dog."  When   they desire very much  to  do  something and-    seek, a reason,  how-  Year  Income.  Payments   to'  Policy li'd'rs  .   -  Assets  Surplus  I     Assuranco  1873  $      10,435  $     2,687  $       23.144  $     5,624  $      701,000  18713  59,277  12,487  142,619  29,149  1,885,811  1883  109,182  58.833  583,705  43.761      .  6,572,719  1888  '     " 893,075  121,507  1,313,853  90,337  12,041,914  1 893  620,208  212,272  2,593,4 21  226,3 20  17, '(51,107  1898  923,941  1,501,070  359,975   '  493,721  4,136,129  7,298,552**  271,190  23,703,979  1903  016,633  37,587,551  The 'various reports having been adopted, the retiring directors were unanimously re-elected. After a numbor of ablo and thouprhtliil addresses had beon  made by members of tho Board, prominent - Policyholders., the agents and  otherb, the meeting adjourned. ' , ��� - -  Tho Directors, met subsequently and re-elected Mr. "Robert Melvin, President-  Mr. Alfred Hoskin, K.C., First Vice-President; and the lion. iir. Justice Britton, Second  Vice-President of the Company for tlio'eiiMiinp- vcar. -  II.  UIDDETj-L,  Secretary.  As old age comes on it is usually  lire kidneys that first fail to do their  Jluty as (liters of tlie blood.  , 'Uric acid poison gets into the sys-  jem and tho result is much suffering  Jrom backache,  lumbago, rheumatism  ;rid pains in the sides and legs.  There-is no  medicine so well      ap-  l-rcciatcd by the old people as     Dr.  phase's Kidney-Liver Pills.    Thoy re-  jadvo'th'c cause of suffering.  Mr. R. J. McBain, Niagara Falls,  lint., a man of eighty years and  j/ell known throughout tho Niagara  jistrict, writes: ' "I believe if it had  jotv been for Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Fills I would bo in  my grave  eforo this. I was very bad with  jidney     disease  and    ; suffered     with  rcadful pains in my kidneys. Being  lisappointed in the use of many med-  I lines, I had almost given up hopes  |.f over getting better.  "One morning, after a night of es-  jeeially severe suffering,-,a friend call-  Id   to  see me,   and   asked  why I did  not try Dr. Chnse's Kidney-Liver  Tills, r got a box at once, niid took  two pills, which was a nil her heavy  dose; ono pill is plenty at a dose. ')  used tlr'crn;,-:. regularly Jar a month,  and at the end of that'time was a  changed  man.  It is now about five years since I  began using this pill, and sinco that  time I have felt as good as T did  forty years ago. I am almost eighty  years old, and am free from all disease, except rheumatism, and this is  much' better than It used to bo before I used this medicine. I recommend Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills with all, my heart to any person, man or woman. This is mv  opinion of those valuable pills, .and  you may use it for the benefit of  others."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills one  pill a dose, 2oc a box at all dealers,  or Edinanson,.Bates & Co.,'Toronto.  To protect you against imitations,  the portrait and signature of Dr, .A.  W.   Chase,    tho   famous   receipt''book  ever trivial, therefor, they say,  'When Toto want to go to Rio Mauris, little wind come blow him  there."- "livery John Crow tink  (think) him pick.anniny white" needs  no explanation., "To-day for you, tomorrow for me" takes the place of  our "livery dog lias his day." How  trite is the saying, "Coitful (deceitful) lilce the star apple leaf," the  said leaf being double-faced, silver on  ono side, a drill green on the other.  "No call alligator long niout (mouth)  flit   wnii.  nnra     kin,      !...����      ~,���.,l.l . 1.  eat, but eberji  you see lizard,  break monkey  money  till you pass him by" would teach  us to beware of calling others harsh  nanr'ca until out of their power.  Other proverbs that need no explanation are as follows:  7"When cockroach give danco him  ho invite fowl." Naturally, for  fowl would cat him.   ���  'liTaugrc .(poor) plantain better  none at all" is very like our "half a  loaf is ��� better than none."  ''CJun-ttie" (;{ cents) buy trouble hundred p'ornrds can't pay for."  " VShbesi alone l<now-if<-stockings got  hole."     ������'  "Before dog go widout him supper  him'eat cockroach."  "Parson christrn him own-pickinny  first." .'������������'  "Ebry day is fishing dr.y, but ebry  day no for catcb fish."  "Ifog run for him life; dog run for  him character."  "illjory   victual   for  story no for talk."  "It snako bite you  you run."  "Follow      fashion  neck.';  "Good   friends     better   dan  wide pocket."  "Nanny   goat   ireber   scratch       liiui  back till him  aen wail,"  "Ono   tief  no   like  see   noder      tief  carry long bag."  "Cusscuss (curses) richer break Jiolo  irr your head."  "Greedy, greedy choke puppy."  "Buckra    (white man) work   ncber  done."  "Little crab . hole spoil    big    race  horse."   ��-   Too much  of tho  milk  of      liuman  kindness savors of tiro pump.  To prove to ron Vhnt Vn  Chase's Ointment is a corWti  and absolute euro for cp.cj.  nnd every form of iLohina  blecdlngand protruillnpr pile*  Iho manufactnrorH liavo guaranteed it. Sco tea  .Jmonlals in "Jiodaily jires.innd nsli yournel.th  ion* what thoy think of it, You can ugo It nnf  .jot vourmoney back'if not cured, floe n. box. a  ill dealorn or Edmanson.Bates & Co.. Toronto  ��ff*���Chase's ��lntmGn(  ��?\  c- Gp7  A GOOD-NATURED REBUKE  i  To the Prevalent Lack of Decorum, Among Worshippers in Our Churches. ,  ((Entered according to Act oi tho Vnr-  lramcnt of Canada, in the year Ono  Thousand Nino Hundred and Four  by Wm. Bally, of Toronto, at tta  Department  of Agriculture,  Ottawa v  A. despatch from Los Angeles, Cal ,  sa^-s Rev. Frank Do Witt Talmage  preached from the following text.  I. Timothy in , 15, "That thou rnay-  est Know how thou oughlcsl to behave thjscli  m the house'of God "  11 refined social niarrncis aie essential in tho homo, they are equally  iinpoitant in the house ot God. So  essential aie they to a consecrated  Christian lite that Paul wiotc a long  epistle to his voung lieutenant. Timothy, concerning them. In this letter, wherein ate found tho words of  tho text, the great apostle tells how  bishops and     their wives should act,  ' and ,also how deacons and deacons'  wives Hut to-day, instead ol my  show ing how our ministers and  chinch officois should behave in tho  house of God, 1 would pi each a set-  moii on church manners directly to  tho pew. I would tiy to inculcate  1 lie reverential spirit with winch our  congi egations should assemble for*  worship      X would try to  teach  this  ci'icvcionco because moie and moie in  this irrc\oicnt age there is a tendency to look upon chinch buildings  ���as places fitted foi secular enjoyments rather ,than as sanctuancs  consecrated to tho presence of .lesus  Christ. "Tho Lord loved tho gates  of Zron more than all the dwellings  of Jacob." No man ought to place  foot in, God's sanctuary unless he  can do it with the solemn feeling of  Habakkuk, who declared, "The Lord  ' rs in his holy temple, ����� let all the  Girth keep  silence before him,"  FfistV the chuich building is the  trystmg place where God promises to"  meet ^ his children at ceitun times  That means it rs a place of rendezvous, whcie you ha"vo an appointment to commune with Christ tat  least twice every Sundav and peihaps  once or twice dining the week ' One  inference from that i.iot is that when  a congi ogation assembles on the  Sabbath day the woi shippers should  always be" on trmc and be leady to  lift their voices in praise at the fust  word of the first lino of the doxol-  ogv, as well as with bending head  listen to the last word of the last  line or" the benediction. ,  CIIUP.CII NO TLACD FOR LEVITY  Tho Episcopalian lector begins his  scivice in thrs wise "Lord, I have  loved the habrtation of thy house  and" the place where thine  honor dwcllcth " When we enter the  house ot God, do wo one and all feci  that we arc coming into the picscnce  of the Lord? lr wc do, would we  come laughing and talking and nodding to each other, like a lot ' of  schoolguls entering their class looms'"  It we do, would there be so much  whispering among the members, both  in tho pons and in the back of the  chuich'' If wc do, would thcie bo so  much tin ring around to watch others who happen to come in late, and  a disposition to laugh when anything goes wrong? People who have  -visited Eiuopcan courts write that  theic the King is hist and last in  the thoughts of all the waiting oouil-  lers As soon as the king cntcis the  loom all the waiting nobles .atisc  and bow When the King speaks, the  waiting nobles listen When a mes-  sengci cnleis, he not only kneels,  but when he loa\es the throne loom  he never turns his back upon tho  seated king When we eriLci tho  sanctuary ol God, winch is filled with  the presence of God, do wc bow .is  befoie a king'' Do wo trv to keep  our face always towaid the divine  facC Do we earnestly try lo make  the pravers of the psalmist our prayer'' "Let the words of my mouth  and the meditation of my hoar t ho  always acceptable in thy sight, O  Lord, mv stiength and my redeemer " The chinch of God ought to be  something more sacied than a collect t hall or n thenlro. It ought to  be a place wheic a Hike and a cuch-  ination and n rhitchat should he iusl  os much out of place as a minstiol  show would br> nt a I'uiicial, by the  casket ol   the dead  rsh, the' German, tho Italian, the  Russian and tho Austrian thrones  Ne\cr forget when you cnticize the  pieacher's message that you may bo  crrtrcinng tho very words that God  has given him to deliver to you.  AVOID FLIPPANT- CRITICISM.  Honor God s representatives in the  Christum pulpit and in the Christian  choir loft if you would honor Chi ist  in the chinch The ministering  hands of the chuich service, scattering the good seed which may bo  sown in our sinlul hearts, may not  be perfect hands, but, for tho trmc  being at least, such hands should be  consideicd as lepiesenling the hand  of God -  '"Not criticise tho chuich music or  tho mrrustci's pi caching I Why,"  somo ono .says, "that isf almosti' an  impossibility. Some chuich choirs  smash every law of musical hat-  monj . Some inmislcis arc absolutely stupid. Thoy aio impt aeticable  men���men of no loiec, without.aany  two logical, consecutive thoughts "  That is ti ue, my biotlcr Some  chons  aio noted moro loi   then* dis-  you are polite arid respect mc, you  do not try to 'show your impatience  even though I do stay a little longer time than I ought You do not  gape and yawn and take out your  watch again and again to look what  time it may be You do not got  up and go out into'the hall and put  on your overcoat and then hold your  hat in your hand as though you  were ready to run away at the lust  oppoituruty Jf you acted thus I  would ceitainly take the hint and  leave as soon as possible Neither  should you be uidc in chinch etiquette.  As we began with the woids,  "That thou may est know how thou  oughlcst to' behave thjsolf in the  house of God," let us close with this  psalmrst's words which ho wrote foi  the temple when Da*, id sang, "I was  glad when they said unto me. Let  us go rnto the house of tlie Loid,"  he meant it. Let us pro\c by our  actions and our obsji i .uice of chuich  etiquette that public, worship is not  a diudgciy and a repulsive slavery,  but u joy, a happincss-and an op-  poi tunity foi continuous gospel  pleasure Let us woislup "the Lord  in tiro beauty of holiness' Willi refined and consecrated chinch marine's.  xx the tiouki; of god.  lleliavitig oneself aught m chuich  implies not onlv due respect to the  foui v.ills ol tin- edifice or to the  habitation oi the divine picscnce, but  also due respect to God's ministers  who preach in the sacred pulpit and  due respect to God's musicians who  sing in the chuich clions When the  mcinljeis of a chinch choir arise to  .sing the praises of God they become  pai t oi th.it mighty host who m  every Christian land on earth and in  the heavenly mansions cue occupied  with the same theme When tlie min-  lstoi i iscs to preach he conies as a  messenger lioin. God to utter the  woids th.il (lie Holy Spit it has commissioned him to speak The truly  conseu tried Christian minister rs a  representative of tlie Most High and  is entitled to the deference that was  paid lo the representatives of the  European kings when they entered  the United States senate and were  given the foremost seats Thoy were  s-l'I welcomed as men. They were  honored ip their official capacities as  personal  representatives  of  the  P.rii-  coids than their musical pci fection.s.  Somo mtnisteis' mental depth it  does not take a very long line to  fathom Rut 1 can give you this as  my own personal evpoiienec���I never  cntcicd any chinch with the spit it  of God in my heai,t, to try to consider the leadeis of that set vice,  God's repiescnlativcs, without receiving great spintual good out of  that ��or\icc * In contrast lo this  statement I never entered a chuich  building with the spa it of criticism  in my heai t but I found something  to ciiticiso about the minister and  tho service befoie I got tlnough with  it, and, luitheunoie, when I did en-  tci a seiMco m tho 'pint of cnti-'  cism I always found that 1 lcceived  moie litum from that scivice than  good If William 10. Gladstone,  with the gieatest brain in all England, could sit Sunday after Sundav  in tho little chuich'of Ilawaiden and  get spiritual food from -ioung,_ m-  c\peiienced lectois who came thcie  to bieak for him tho "bread of lrfc,"  sanely you can afloi d to honor the  mmrstois of Jesus Christ as Gods  rcprc*entativ es  RESPECT  GOD'S PRESENCE.  But  behaving join self*   aught    in  church  implies  not  only  due  lespect  lo    God's     presence,  m  whose sanctuary you assemble,  and  to his    representatives theie,  but also  due respect to   the s( i angois who'come   in  to woiship with you at your church  altars    It not onlyr means that    we  should-bow  befoie God's altais   and  m ie\cicnlial tones say,  "Oui  .Father,"    but it    also   means   that     wc  should  give a    warm,  loving   Christian welcome to God's children   vvho  would sit by our side    I means that  no chuich rs a consecrated  Christian  chuich   unless   all   the  men   and   women alike, wbethei clothed in silk or  m homespun,   whether  nch  or   poor,  whether maslcr   or servant,  shall be  coidhtlly   greeted     with      m\      open  chuich door and an open chuich pew  r Christian etiqrrettc  should  i un  exactly along patallel lines with social  etiquette       Suppo'-o I am invited to  your home to "visit foi a week     Supposing  at  this  country heusc    paity  you should have ten or  hfteen guests  including some of jour own children  Supposing   at      this  house  pai ty     I  should bo rude to one oi your  guests  or make fun of your old mother   because she murdetcd the King s     English or because she once did hor own  washing        What   would     you     do ?  Would you consider mc one of   youi  fiionds '      Would jou  sav   "Well,   if  you    don t   liko my mother   or    my  childien     i will    tin ii   them out    of"  doois  in older-  that jou  may  feel  a  littlo happier  ?"     Oil, no, jou would  talhcr    say ���   "What is good enough  for     my mother and my childien   rs  goncl enough for you  when j'ou    aio  m my hoii.se     When you aie rude to  my    kith      and  kin and loved  ones,  then    you   dishonor me."      So     the  meinbois    of   a congi ogiition cannot  honor God  unless tit the same    time  they aio ready to welcome and honor  all of God's cluldrcn,  no  malter    lo  what .social caste thoy may belong  HONOR THE  CHURCH.  Hut, though Chiistrun etiquette in  tlie house of God should mean much,  how many cliutihe.s aie sinfully tiy-  ing to become the chinches ol class  inslcad of the churches of n gieut  Chustinn dernocincy? Can wc not,  one airrl fill, ho laige heai ted enough  to know that theie is only one ti no  gospel arrstocracv, and that belongs  to tho noble serving class which  Jesus described when ho sard, "Whosoever will be chief among \ou, lot  him be youi scivant''" As you  would never be i udc to mv child bo-  c-auso j'ou lo\c me, so may we in our  church etiquette nevei cast a slur  upon God's children. Bray wo never  jostle or push any ono aw ay from  us I Wc should all belong, to the  gospel dan We should feel that wc  am all brothers ,tind wstcrs in Chi ist  and that, thereforo by the gospel  firosrdo there shall be plenty of room  for all the membcis of the gospel  family  Lastly,     lelmcd     and     coii'-ecialcd  church  behavior rs  demonstrated  as  much  m   tho  way of a  congi ogation  dispeises as in tho wn-"- it  assembles  Il  I nial.e a socrul call upon you and  . DEADLIEST POISON.  Three Grains Are Said to be Sufficient to Kill Thousands.  Prussioxacid has long been supposed to bo the most deadly poison, but  now Mr Lascellcs ''Scott, of Little  llfoid, England, makes a staithng  .statement He asscits that the substance,, known to scientists as dimethyl aisinc cyanide, oi moio  shortly, cyanide of cacodyl, is hundreds, even thousands, of times moro  poisonous than pure pru&sic acid  As he puts it "A moie whiff of  this deadly poison would kill a laige  loomrul ot people, and the vapor of  thice grains diffused into the air af  the Druij- thoatio would suffice to  liisuio that not one of the audience  or artists ot the vast theatic would  leave it alive."  i Fortunately for mankind, this poi-'  son is so, deadly that rt is exceedingly dango ous to handle, and the  cnminal who attempts 1o use it  would in all probabilty "kill himself  H is a while powdei, which melts  at .'JO degiecs When exposed to the  airfcit gives off aj slight vapoi, to  inhale which is death  "I knowing its propci ties, took  cveiy precaution, and made it m the  open air," says Mi Lascellcs Scott  "Yet, in spite of my caie���and I  have been accustomed to dealing  with such things all my life���some  fumes must have escaped, for 1 was  ill foi a week after that experiment "       >  A well known analytical chemist  when questioned on the sulnoct was  mclired to throw doubts on Mr.  Lascellcs Scott's statements  "Wc      know  this substance We  know it is a powerful poison," he  said, "but_ E do not think theio is  any known substance af which thice  giruns would kill three thousand people "  But Mi. Lascellcs Scott, when told  of this,  only laughed  "1 speak from cvpci rente," he  s"aiJ. "When I was 1 clpmg the late  Sir II W Richaidson to complete  his woik on the causes of coagulation of the blood X tued its cflccts  upon  animals-  "One millionth pai t of cyanide ot  cacodyl rn tho atmosphere of in ait-  tight cage killed a dog almost instantly. Having killed one dog, its  power was m nowise diminished The  second, thud and fouith dog introduced into the same cage" each died,  directly fiom the eflect of that almost lnlmitcslimal quantity ofjrois-  on "  Although so little of tie pi oper ties  of this poison are known, it w is hist  made manv veai s ago. Cadet, a  famous French cbem.'-t, bj combining a'otate "of pota'S'ium with white  aiscmc pioduced a fuming liquid  which, although he did net Uonw it,  was o\rde ol cacodyl The Goinian  chemist, Buiisen, combined this with  cyanogen, a luchcal of pnesic acid,  aid  made  cyanide  of  eaeodsl.,  V  'f-  o  J�� * ���  ��i Se.a^onablc and Profitable 'j  Hints for the Busy Tillers H"  of tha Soil. X  BUILDING  o  UP  A HERD.  RUTTEPi  FROM SIBERIA  Sibena <-o long <-li etched bofoie tho  imagination of the world as a land  of snow nnd dc-olation that even  now, when tlio ti nns-Sil ci inn iail-  way has been built, and when il.e  p.o.liicuvoncsM ol that \asl country  rs bcginniiig to be nuclei stood, one is  lather stirpii ed to heai thai moie  than b 10,000,000 woilh of butter  is ariniiullv etjioiled f om Sibena.  lis great plains afioul good glueing  aid within tincc joins after the railway was opened 1,000 butter manufactories weie elected The government has now nuclei taken to fuinisii  fire institution on u laige Si ale in  drui \ ing  .Hid   buttoi-uiaking  PUT WIVES  IN PAWN  Wives anil daughtcis aie ulrli/ed ,n  a cm rous way m some pai ts of India T a riian wants monov he puts  thec members of his establishment  in pa-"11' a,ul ll,��" creditor detains  them until the debt is discharged.  The custom vanes in difTcietit localities. In Mellore tho Yoicalls pledge  then claughteis to creditors, who  either mniry them or  them awav, and a man  has ' ' go to jail deposits  his wife v ' i another family of her  tube until his return. In Noi th Ai-  (0L niiinaiiicd daughteis aio fro-  quentlv mortgaged and become the  absolute pro* er ty of the holdci until  liain latloa.  may  give  who  There is a great diversity of opinion icgarding dairy types and form.  amougvcoM, s writes Mr R S Shaw.  "We at e constantly discover ing var ia-  tions in the i euoimanccs or individuals of <-lmilar types. Hut oven  though this may bo the case, it is  necessaiy for the breeder lo follow  sonic standard in biceding and selection. h\ bleeding pedigreed animals  tho stand.nds established bj the  vanous bteccl .ussociatiors must bo  followed. In, the piocess of upgrading, however, which consists m  the improvement oi the common  stocks and which must be employed  by the gicat najonty of darij'inen  and lanneis, the detail of breed  standards is unnccessaij'. Jn this  woik of upgiading the IrrceJei rc-  quiics a practical and, at the same  time, simple standard Hence we  submit the lo'llowing points as being  the more important csserilrals ol a  good dany ,coff���vi/ 1  1. Much length or depth in the  ban el or coupling indicating a laige  consumption and utilization of food.  ^2 Refinement of form as indicated  moie paili ulaily in the head, neck,  and withers, incurving thighs and  fine,  well-rormed  limbs.  8 Good development of,udder and  milk veins  4. Constitution as indicated bj- a  capacious chest, much width tlnough  the heart, a broad loin, a" full, clear  eye,  and  an  active  carriage  S Downward and jet outward  spiurrg and open spaced nbs, covci-  ed with a soft, pliable, clastic skin.  It is necessaijr that tie cow should  havTo' a laigo digestive appaiatus. In  order to be a large producer, sho  must be developed for the 'consumption, digestion and ass*iiiiilation cf  large quantities ol food Look foi  depth through the center, fiom tho  middle of the back to the naval,  with largo,' deep, vvrdc spread nb*>  indicating  WIDTH OF ilODY.'  even boi dcinig on pauiicluness ' Jn  general, ienialos are small, cyhridu-  cal couijhngs arc not large milk produce's, Model ate leneth of coupling  is e'esned,' and though a straight  back in I ho dany cow is piciciable,  these aic-Tlc exception rn the hcavjv  procleceis.  Having examined the cow as re-  gaids her abilrtj- to consume a large  quantity or food, we ne\t want to  know what use is_ to bo made of the  l^od, whether converted into meat or  milk, "wo proceed to scaich lot the  indication's of ledncmont of foirn  shown in the clean cut head, devoid  of fleshiness, with bioad, dis'hcd loic-  head, laige mouth, miiz/le and nos-  tuls, and a huge, prominent, active,  intelligent, but not nervois eye The  neck should not be heavy but long  and Slim, the withers sharp, and the  tlngis nicuivrrig lalhet than stiaight  or   lull  Having     estimated  the  ability     of  the cow   to consume iood and utm/o  the same loi  maintenance  and   milk  production,   the ne\t e sentral      lea-  turo to     know    about is  the udder  This should be laige and   well  foim-  ed, of good quality, and well placed  The milk   verns  are    most  when    laige    and tortuous,  tlnough tho abdominal wall  largo openings  Toovinuch attention cannot be  given to the question ol stiength of  constitution in the dairy cow, as  '���hown ru the deep chest with increasing width downward, providing  ample i oom lor vigorous heai t and  lung action, and in the indications  that these functions 'iiiu piopeily  pci forme', as shown in the condi-  ti m of si l'l  and  hail    <  Ihe "-eloi tion of Icmales fi om  ai'iong dany l.eneis is a difficult  task, pai trJulaily among calves and  v calling hoili'is, and, in met, theie  is danger of misjudging the young  cow (h.ing the lust pci rod of lac-  t.itron In t hi -�� I iucl oi selection  much s-tie^s nui'-t be attached  to ,  GOOD  ANCESTRY,  oven  thtngh   the  oll'-spi ing  of  cows aio    not  till   invariably  This   last   statement    rimy  be  tioi ed   by   those   who   have   oh.  that locdid-inuknig  cows  do   not  always    piodutc      iccoid-iiiiil ivi'l It  must not be loig'rttcu, hours ei, thut  the retold is pioduced tlnough loiced  feeding,   which    may   tend   to   impair  the  ipprodi.clivc  powers  of   the  cow  and even sacrifice her ontiicly      The  most ngid  selection must tciLo. teats  ol    convenient     ' i/o    and Well  plate,  not     among   the    calves and heifeis  alone, but among the pi otitic cms also  In oiclei   to select wisely,  .something  meno   than  casual   observance   is   no-  cc"-saiy, and a lecoid of each individual must, bo kont  The matter ol 'i/e in dairy types  has been a mattei of much discussion among dany. men, and the pic-  \ruling practice of brecdeis has been  to bieod herfeis at .ur cnilv age, in  ninny instances bringing them into  mothothoi'd as cailv as 10 or '20  months of age. - This method has a  mm Ue I tendency towaid the redrc-  ticiq.of si/c And is it not w*nett to  assume that constitutional vigor vvill  al->o be siicnhcod in tune'' According   to  a   laic   icport   fiom   the   Ui  SHEEP NOTES.  Sheep lequne a variety *jf food to  foim flcyh and fat. ^_ l  With sheep, rather tne e than "with  any other class of stock, caie must  bo taken not to overfeed , ,  Ov or stocking is i*isualljr miuiious,  to the sheep and initio us to the  fanner. '    ��      -      ^  Dryness is one of the requirements  in the production of the finest gi^aides  of  wool i  No sheep should be allowed to die  of old age, but all should be fattened and sent to market bcfoi e their  ���vitality has been impaiied. "  Shcop aro naturally gregar ious.  When ono is scon by itself, something  is  evidently  wrong , ,  in   commencing    to  fatten    sheep,  tho feeding .should not be ciowdcd'at '  fust,     but giactually     mcieaso     the  amount ol   the  nitron.  A small, lat sheep will alwaya  bring better pi ices than a large'  poor  ono.  Sheep arc almost cascntial rn main-  taining the rer trlity and cleanliness  of the land. ,. ,     ,  Keep .the quarters clean.    Sheep do.  not need  the accumulation' of     ma-  nut c to keep them warm.  To have    good-sized   sfheep,      they^i  must be gtown rapidly while young,  and  it is important  to give them7a  good  start. ' ,    < ,  When sheep  lose patches  of   "���wool*1  from  their  heads  or  bellies,  it mdi--"  catcs     a    feverish   condition, and is  usually  the result  of, improper, fced-  Sheep thin in flesh have a,weak dr-  gestron. but even the strongest    are ���  eaiily ltijuicd by  feeding grain    too  heavily. * -  It makes consider able difference in  the quality and stiength of the wool  whether or not tho sheep have even,  tegular conditions.  When early lambs aie expected, especial caie must be taken to provide  w ai m, di y quar ter s, iri order to  avoid losses. Keep the ewes in a.  good, tlvulty condition  Old sheep, or sheep that from any  causo have bad teeth, should bo fed  giound feed. Such sheep^uo rarely  proutublo.  TOLLING   SMUT SPOKES.-  My fust evrperience rn making seed'  til  dc-.ii able  passing  tlnough  good  good.  ques-  ',ei veil  wheat kill smut spoics -dates bacl  more than 35 years, when the smut  was veiy- bad in all this part1 of tho  countiy, some cj ops developriiig 30 'p. ;<  c. of smutted loads wirtcs Mr W.  W. Stevens Seed ticaled wilh blue  vitnol produced ciops ftcc fiom  smut and foi soveial yoats fanners  did not think ot sow ing-wheat without ti eating  it for smut *  The plan  followed  then  and  which  J have used once in later ycais, was  to  dissolve  a  handful  of blue vitirol  rn  a pan   or  clock  of  water.      Five ���  ot   six bushels of wheat wcic poured  out on the  barn floor,  and orr    this  tho  vitirol    vvas'poured   in  sufficient  quantity  to  slightly      dampen *^  the  whole  pile.     The     wheat   was t   then,  Ihoioughlv.   stiiied for a few minutes  when it seemed  pcifcctlv  dry  again,  leady  for  tesacking   and  sowing       I  have   had    but     little   occasion*   to  tront any   soit    of   small  giam    foi  smut and  have  never   used an j thing  but   tho  vitriril,   and  it   has   m     my  cate pioiQd  natisfactoiy  MOJS1URE  IN   SOILS.  At   the   Cornell   expci uncut  station  c\aiuinatron of soil at tl.c clo e of a  diouth  showed  tie following peicen-  tage of moistuie in the fust   (j inches     Rate  giound,   d 48   pc.   giound  coveied  with   hanv  vetch,   12J.*5    p.  c,   giot.nd      coveied    with   cowpcas,  9 .MO p c       At  the   Iowa station   an  e\amr'iation   was  made  duting      tho^'  winter  and  it  was found   that   ^baro,  ct'lttvated   gi ound   contained   Jlji  p.c.^l  of     moisture,  giound    covered  with  hatiy vetc-h,   3S I  p.c ;  ground coveied-Tv ith      soy     bcai s,   2S  2-0 pc,  giound  cove ed  with  cinnson  clover  211   P<*.   bliiociass  sod,   21?   pc    It  was  interesting   to  note   that in   (tho  Iowa    oM'Cnincnt the  btu c      giound  fio'e to  a depth  of 2L  mc-l.es,   while  under the bluegias^ sc d  the  iice*-ng  c\len 'ed     only  1   foot deep       IJnc'er  the other  cover ciops  tho depth     of  f, ceding  la'iged  fi om   L.j  lo  lt">  inches Sov.   beans,     howcvei,  aflcudeti  no     protection     whatevci,     as      the  giound   fio/c  to   the same  depth   as  the cultivated plat  -*���-  WI'JLDfNG.  NEW METHOD OF  Irr '{iiminghatn, I'.'nglai.d, an invention has been exhibited for setirnlfs-i  welding ol ii on, steel unci other metals, bv means c>r a flali.e directed by'  a blowpipe nnt\ ioine-1 bv binning  utctvlene villi oxygen With this n|.-  pai utu'i it is avert oil that the hairiest mrtals can be welded as easily  as a lilumber deals with lead \'ot-  v.itl'landing the gicat heat of the  (lan'e, the opeiatiors can be pci foi ir-  ed without daik glasses to piotect  tho eyes, because the iui\tuie of oxygen with tho aeetyleno icnrovcs tho  intense glaie and leaves a small flame  oi a gioemsh-blue colot, in which  quail/   melts  and  can   be   blown  like  S'l'S  c opsin    ex-penttieiit station,   tin-     i o- J f.ivot'J"     "With   pieasu  vult.s fiom a niimbei of veais te--tiiig  tows of vanous tv | es indicate I hat  (lie Ifiige dairv tyP��J will bo fir. nd  the :im< t siiliifncloi y to the faimoi.  A n,other recently brought her little bov to school foi hi** hi st time,  and 'he Slid to the teachei ��� " I*lns��  Utile bov rs verv- delicate, a', he is  trftlur a fit of hatirroirv a on the  loongs but n he does tin}t]>p\'j '-cr/M  ���and 1 know ho will���hnir l!i" 'imt  next to  linn  in'  'twil 1'i.ighttn  him"  "Oil,  would vou  mind  do.ng no    a  'iMiat     is  ICindly    lenrove     Hint   eosl I ,'  orrt ol your window "    ' Why,  "X  shall   be   pa's-ing      yi.ur  ith my wife trr a few inlnutcs.'  if  mantle  pray?"  shop v '   I    i  * f  r  '���sgui.��'.;iL��Li��  HivM-t> U'J* HKl<jE AND THERE.  Church of Bnglaml:  St. Jliirtia's Ciiurnh, cor. Third nutl Truiu-  ��i atreoti. Sunda> korvicoa, Maiiui nt 11 a.  in., K>*u-,onii 7:a'J p.m. Celebration of Holy  (Jainmiiiiiou, 1st Siimlny in eac-li month mill  ��i "i^n.il orutiiilusib. Sitiulm School. Suii-  ��U; <t j p. in. Cui'umltrec *iieeuii��-ii, 1st  I'hiiiad-O iu audi mouth. '  , Roy. i". L. SteiiliciDfii. Rector.  St Auilran'k Prpib>teti(iii Church lio'il  nervlpn* iu   tlie  Clitiicli   on   Second St met.  Movilns ksiYicc nt Ilewttiuc *eivic��' 7.31)  S>iwday School ui the cloio of the iiioi-niii^  kerricn. Kuy. E.Tin king-tim, Minister. Free  Reading iinuin. to >\ hich nil ar�� uelcomc.  Don't forget tbe "Nigger Shovv','  on Monday, Kootenay Hall, S p. rn.  MeDo-nald's Grocery makes a  specialty of fresh egg's and butter.  In-our last issue we erroneonsh  stated   that   the.-'team   that   was I Gold Seal Hip Rubber Boots,      _,  drowned last  week was owned bv \ " $9-<?��,Per- pair.  Messrs. Craig and  McDonald; we' Gold Seal Packs,      $3.50   "    "-  find now ttfat  Mr.   Craig was the M'��� Hals- ?oxxx choice*      * #2'00-  sole owner.  The ladies of the Dramatic Society will iutioduce several new  features at Monday's entertainment.  Wn.i, you co>ie?,  , TO SELL OR RENT.��� Rasi-  dence of five rooms iirdesirable locality lully fuTiiish'd, .Kitchen  Range, Heaters, etc.  Mrs. \V. J., Smith.  ' Among the arrivals this week  were : Mr. and Mrs. Blunck, Ed.  Banon, J. M. Ruffner aud H.  Maluin.  C. E.'Wynn Johnston left for  Skagway Thursday evening.  Closing put Dry Goods, Boots  and Shoes, etc., at the Atlin Cheap  Cash Store :  still  doing"  'business at  tne  We   are  Old Stand       ' '���     j    ���  i        " ' THE   SRGN    STOKE. * .   '   .  And'are to the," front with Freslr lig'gp.  and the best brands of Butter, backed up  by a full line of Groceries,1 best bra'ndson the  Market ' ���    ':'.  -      ?- ) '��� /    .*.  ���,**.-.   ���,  OUR  OUR  MOTTO:   Fair treatment to all  AIM:   Once a Customer, always a Customer.  \V. G. -Paxton, Notary Public,  has taken offices in the Claim Block.  M. R. Jamieson, late of Discovery, has taken up his residence in  Atlin; he has started business as a  mining broker and commission  agent.  Amongst arrivals last week:  \V.~  H.  Powell,  late of the Treadwell  ��� mine, Douglas Island.  Fresh Eggs just arrived at E. L.  Tillman & Co's. '  '   -��� ���  Cf.ptain W. T. Bragg,  who will  be in .command ,of the "Scotia"  this season, arrived here Wednesday from Victoria, where he has  been spending the winter. The  captain has had considerable .experience in steamboating in the  north, having been engaged since  1898 in navigating the. Eagle and  Yukon Rivers.  Fresh Garden and Flower Seeds  at C. R. Bourne'sJ  Latest Magazines, Periodicals  aud Circulating Library at E. L.  Pillmau & Co.  Stevens Single Barrel, 12 bore  Shot Gun.    Apply Claim Office.  The O. K. Barber Shop for Hot  or Cold Baths at all hours, jocenis,  - Well assorted,Stock of Domestic  and Imported Cigarss  at Bourne's.  If you want a good meal go to the  Quick Lunch Room,  Mrs Henuing  proprietress.  A Christy-Minstrel entertainment will be given, under the  auspices of the Atlin Dramatic and  Musical Society, on Monday evening in the Kootenay Hall. Rehearsals have been carried ou for  some considerable time, and a good  night's fun is promised Some new  aitistes, including representatives  from the other side of the Lake,  will make their first bow before an  Atlin audience, so the occasion  ought to be a " Happy " one. Mr.  McDonald has made considerable  improvements, including a new en-  tranc��, on the hall, in view of it3  use for concerts and theatrical  entertainments. Tickets for the  concert, 50 cents. A dance will  follow, for which a separate  charge will be made.  New stock of Stationery, Letter  Heads, Bill Heads, Dodgers, Posters, Cardu, Programmes, Invitations, Envelopes, etc., etc.  Atlin Claim Office,  $2.00 Shirts,  ",       " $1.00.  And  all other goods at slaughter  nrices. * M. Foley.  1 *  j    BEDS   AND   ROOMS���Clean,  1 Quiet   and^   Reserved. ���"'At  The  Mhtkopolh, Atlin.  W. J.'Smith, Prop.  Changed Hands  The- Royal Hotel changed hands  ou the ist of this 'month and is now  under the management of Mr. V.  Trotmau, whose qualifications need  no recommendation on our part.  THE  BRITISH'COLUMBIA POWER  �� . 'i  AND  MANUFACTURING.* Co., Limited.    :���  On and after May ist  and until further notice,   tin-   foilovtit'K   V*TU  be the rates for lights.'  Account-* collectible weekIj."**'"  ELECTRIC    LIGHT    RATES: ��� lilsiallalion,   ��3:50 p�� light."  >  16 Gat:dte Power IsaaandesGcrji' ,$G:5Q per week per li($tit-  8 ,,[,���'        ''*��," $G:S5   ' - tw    .       ,,"-*'  The Company will furui-.lt all lamps Irec of chnr^e *i,d itjlict  eld  lamps with new ones when burned out.,     0 '      /'/  Cheaper, Better," Safer, Cleanuer, & Healthier Than Oil*.-"  f      " '-   -.      -   --''- .  Modern Stuam Laukdhyin CossBc-ttoN���17 Attn ftuMU,**.-* Cor lkcted  &    DtLivshmit.  The Rise and Fall.  The lowest and highest temperatures recorded for the"week ending  2f)th. inst, are as follows:  April 30  igabove--  41 above  May 1  21  39  2  23  -47  3  27  43  4  29  44  5 /  25 '  49  6  24.  50  D>.-'DURIE.  ATLIN   &   DISCOVERY.  Tin  Shelf  and. Heavy  [Hardware*  and 'Granite Ware���Miner's ft .Black-  smith's Supplies.---Dotirs/and Windows. -  FURNITURE  AND   MATTRESS" FAQ  Wholesale   and    Retail.   Butcher  FIRST     STREET,    ATLIN,   B.   C.  CABINS  :or Sale  or Kent  ROYAL ; HOTEL.  DISCOVERY,    O  -  CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS &_CIGARS. '  ALEXANDER   BLAIN',   Proprietor.  NOW    ��P��N  ee,  CLAIM"   OFFICE.  BROWNJLEE & TAYLOR.  I'UOVINCIAX,    AND    DOMINION  -OiYND     BURVBYOR*.  Constiltlni;, Civil mid Hydraulic Enffluttara.  Atlin,  British Columbia  ATLIN, B. C.  BREWERS   OE  LAGER BEER.  SMALL    AND    LARGE   ORDEKS    PROMPTLY  FILLED.  THE  MEAT   MARKET  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST   OF  GOODS  Rbstaurant Now Open.  Sam.  Johm&tonOy   Prop,  First Strbkt,   Atlin.  I KEEP NONE BUT PRIME STOCK���LOWEST MARKET PRICES.  HAS    REOPENED  Fresh Bread, Pies and Cakes.  Rooms to Rent.���Board by tha Weak.    ���    C. R. Mtpbs,  PreprHrtor.  ti  11  m  7(fi- \  !>Ci, R  Mvx r

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