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 '1 1  '       r        I  ,7W  VOL. 9.  tftgg ,,   ATLIN,   B. C,   SATURDAY. ^OCTOBER 17/  1903.  , "NO fJ>?2  'ERA OF PROSPERITY  ii  Capital Taking Hold of Proved Ground  Outlook    for   190*   Exceptionally  Good ��� Record, of , Soason's  >    ,     ��� ���  Development.'       ���> >,.    ,>  1  Ii-  r  "' With tlie influx of capital into the  district'this fall and 'the corisecuv  ent extensive development winch  have followed, Atlin 'is * rapidly  taking 011 a new' role. These* de-  " velopmeuts have proved the* geological theories laid down by the  many experts, who have from time  to time \lbited the country, 1 viz.:  jthat the shallow diggings of the  early days were but a V sluff ,over "  from ^auriferous channels which  ultimate ^developments "would un\  cover. .   '  On Pine creek, Messrs. Robinson  ��� and   Svutzer," representing-Phlla-  delphia   capital,   ha\e   acquired a  large  area  of the  beneli" ground?  frouliug on "Willow"Parle."^ -This  ground has been  the 4 scene of considerable activity  during  the ..last,  three winters with profitable returns  ;.,to  the ,operators..,.,The   price paid  to the bvviiers, we  understand, < has  been highly  satisfactory.'   We ��� are  not yet informed   by   what method  the new owueis intend working the  'ground,   but'it.will  most piouabls^  be b} dredge.   , *  The Pine Creek "Power Co. ha-  this season considerably added to  its 'holdings by tne acquisition ol,  several placer claims adjacent to  its workings.  The Not in Columbia Gold Mining Co , a comparatively new or-  gamzatton, besides the acquisition  of the Vellow Jacket and Lock ol  Ages'miueial claims, on the liist of  this mouth took -a sub-lease oi the  Stevend) ke ground, owned by the  Steveudyke,' Hydiaulic > Mining  Partneiship, of which Mr. D. Todd  Lees ib the principal owner. ,  Messrs. Deu:.iston and Switzer,  in the interest of Ka&teru capitalists,  have purchased a large area of  valuable placer ground on 'tSpruce  creek, embraciog nearly all tuat  territory from the second canyon  above discovery claim up to and  including the Blue Canyuii property. For several weeks the new  owners have been exploiting the  ground with a Keystone steam  driller, and "lave obtained excellent  prospects throughout the whjle  property. Bedrock was found to  reach a depth of 57 feet, but the  upper strata all contains gold in  sufficieut quantity to pay the cost  of removal, while the value ol  the bedrock strata will bring the  average per cubic yard to a high  value.  From the foregoing record of  changes, is it to be wondered that  we look for great thing** it1 tgo".  A Big Undertaking.'  '  The Pine Creek   Power  Co. has  F  under contemplation .a" somewhat  extensive undertaking foi the geue-  1 al impro\ emeut of its already large  plant. It is proposed to leplace  the long flume on tlie north side of  Fine creek, opposite Gold, Run,' by  a 1600 (foot tunnel, lo -be dnven  thiough'the bench upon which the  piesent flume'fronts. The"tininel  will bc'6 bv 8 011 the clear aud the  walls-> mid roof,.will be timbeied  The work hrall 'probability will be  let,by contract, and will have to be  'completed before .the opening of  next season, j , , * ('  " This imprr veinent' is deemed  necessary in consequence of tbe  repeated"caves which happen every  season when the frost leaves 'the  ground; and, as a consequence,  weakens the foundation ofv- the  flume.  ' ",'     '  *   " '  Don't Be Late.  ,1 Beginning Jon .Monday dast  the  _     .      ���   '     ,      - * "i      -. ~>  Scotia .entered  upon  a   new  time  schedule and a tn-we^kly .service  was inaugurated t The steamer  will now leave, to connect with-the  Gleaner, on Mondays, Wednesdays  and Fnday^at 3 p.m. ,It is due to  arrive in Atliu on Sundays, Wed-  nesdays and Fiidays. '< This service  will moat probab'ly be in force-until  the closing of navigation.        <  *'H  TEYENDYKE.-- X  : .- Cincinnati'    Company-  Confirm Existence of  -.?"  Yellow Channel.  V-ii  >    The'Winter Trail..  4 The road-gang is at present en-  gaged 111 iepair-work on .the .Fsn-  lairiiail, getting it iu shape ,'for  winter travel. .The,,trail wilL.be  well slaked and'bla?.ed from end to  end fack 'Perkinson" is now.at  Log Cabin; on behalf of "Mi. Kirk-  laiid, lojking after'affairs'in', con-  uection with "the winter mail- service which,will be begun Nov. 1st.  It is said that aiuextra fast passenger service,\vill be inaugurated  which will be ami ���unced'-'iter. A.  gcod buii^ess u ed  aud the  road houses wi    ,���        '      >t  class  shape to bandlcHhe trade.   ���   '  Nluirhead's  Lead*  < '"-"Tt   1,1 J  * 'Mention has been madeelsew^eio,-  of tlie sub-lease olUlie SteN^nd^ke'"  >���?<���  property * to  the ,North5 Columbia  ,  Gold  Mining Co.    Prior to taking-;  the   sub'-leaFecithe company "^did ' ,  some very extensive prospect work,  with   a   view   to   confirming ���ilie    '  contention-j of* the  owners, and we  *  are advised Hh'at tlie-rresnlt-oft'the    -  season's work' was /satisfactory "��� \\i   *  the extreme. ,<      ^L {s^y   **, ���  ���"Permission 'was obtaiued by'the -'  Tartneralup  ior a cbange<bf '-intake  bn,its*water right for-300,'inciies " >'  and with a,view to utilizing, this, .1  flume^including a  ss-foo^Mtrestle,.  ol 2100-feet  w?s' constructed;and  2700 feet of ditch dug.   ^Water -was  ',  * ' c *   *���< *  turned^on-on Augiistri3th last. -  > The*-work.> of',6ptinings'uip the  gronndnvas'done ciiiefly by-mean*: -  of grouud-sluicing.   0Two^cuts weie,7-  made, one^from the creek: 'extend-  Dredge,    Hydraulic    and - Placer   Views.  Was Impressed.  The Daily Alaskan, editorially  pays the following tribute to our  District. "Mayor Keller's decision as to the future of the Atlin  district is that of every man of intelligence who visits that country.  Atliu will be one ot the names to  conjure with by those of the future  who write or talk of the production  of gold."  Dr. Keller, who spent several  weeks here, has the following good  words to say about Atliu and his  visit:  "Atlin's good times are for the  future���immediate future, I might  say. They are good there now and  ha/e been so for a long time;���as a  hydraulic camp, there is nothing in  the North to compare with the  Atlin district  One thing that will count' for  much iu the development of Atliu  district is the character of the people. I never saw a better crowd  oi fellows in my life. That applies  to those living at Atlin, at Discovery and on the creeks.  Will Hold Meeting at ^Nugget Hall, "Discovery.  On Wednesday Evening, Oct. 21st.,  Prior to Leaving for Vietorla.  There will be a meeting of miners *\nd others, held in Discovery,  at the Nugget Hall, on Wednesday  October 21st., at 8:30 p.m. to meet  Dr. Young prior to his visit to Vic-  tori.1  " yellowy channel/'/which,!_has already yielded,,and will -yield .very  nch'returns-td -"those who ���-"are'for-'  tunate iii having -giound--upon "it.  Sufficient'depth, was not obtained  iu this/nit to allow the gutterof the  channel to be^ reached," so it was  diseontinuecTfoi' this season. However, the indicatio��s( aud ' results  are amply good enough^to,warrant  the installation- oi a 'large plant.  The' second 'cut 'was ?attended .with  much 'greater difficulty than the  other, l and necessitated a bedrock  cut of over 400 feet, to a depth of  8 feet. At the* end of this cut, 30  feet deep, a shaft was sunk 17^  feet, wh e n a continuation of the  same results, as obtained in 'the  one pieviously mentioned, were  found. The channel evidently follows the line of the bench where  it was first uncovered iu the Sabia  ground, below Discover}*, and the^  Company is to be congratulated o��  its acquisition of this valuable property, which will, -with ultimate developments, show that tlie Steven-  dyke contains the "yellow channel" iu place throughout its entire  length, aud will thus prove one of  the biggest dividend payers of the  camp.  We cannot but incidentally mention in closing, that the patience  and perseverence of Messrs. Lees &.  Weir are to be commended, they  have worked hard, but now 'see a  chance of a little recreation(/honest-  ly deserved. The pertinacity they  have shown in staying with their  single proposition -jiuce '99, shows  the grit of which- our miners are  made, even if tenderfect at starting.  -. - ? ^j ��� * iii  1*1  v.1  I    '    ,  s .-^^ vw^/^jr(ftl  *'  ~~j��.  ��� -.L  jl ,. is '���  11 i  i'��  K  7,|  A!  -. Tc  '-.  ft /*vl  '**  1��  j  Ii  f'  '?  I'M  III'  I' T-l  ft  ������?3  '4  4  4!  DbiowiVOw! D-w-w! "I'll be goodf "M  jbe goodl I'only wanted you to see my  'metamorphosis," he s.iid ruefully, .and J  limagined he was lubbing his hurts.  j A few minutes later we weie playing  ���tennis���a'handicap on my pari, ioi ]  .-could have no knowledge of his position  ���save when all t're <ingle3 between himself, the sun and me were in proper con  junction. Then he flashed, and only then  iBut the flashes were moie biillia.nl than  lihe rainbow���������purest blue, most delicalo  violet, brightest yellow, and all the in-  Itermediary shades, with theJ scirrtillant  |brilliancy of the diamond, dazzling, blind-  long, iridescent! '  } But in. tlie midst of our play I felt a  teudden cold chill, reminding me of deep  |mines and gloomy crypts, such a chill as  I had experienced that very morning.  (The next moment, close to the net, J  fwiw a ball rebound in mid-air and empty  'space, and at trlie same instant, a scoie  <>f feet away, Baul Tichlome emitted a  Irainbow flash. It could not be he from  ���whom the ball hod rebounded, and with  ���sickening dread I realized that Lloyd In-  wood had come upon the scene. To  make sure, I' looked for his shadow, and  there it was, a shapeless blotch Iho ghth  of his body (the sun was overhead)  moving along the ground. ''I remembered  his threat, and' felt sure that all tho  long years of rivalry,were about to culminate in hideous battle.  I cried a warning to Paul and heard  la snarl, as of a wild beast, and an answering snarl.    I  saw  the dark blotch  rmove  swiftly  across   the  couit,   and   a  brilliant burst of vari-colored light'mov-  ,   ing with equal swiftness to meet itj and  ,    theB' shadow and flash  came   together  and there was the sound of unseen blows  Tlie net went down before my frightened  '!eyea.   I sprang toward the fighters, cry-  Sng:  ,   "For God's sake I"  "But their locked bodies smote against  my knees and I was overthrown!  i   "You keep out  of this,  old  man!" I  heard the voice of Lloyd Inwood from  'out of the emptiness.    And 'then Paul's  - [voice crying, "Yes, we've had enough o'  '   {peacemaking 1    This settles it for good  .land alll"  i From the sound of their voices I knew  *they had separated. ,1 could not locate  Paul, and so approached the shadow that  represented Lloyd. But''from the other  . side came a stunning blow on the point  - of my jaw, and I heaid Paul screaim angrily, "Now will you keep away?"  Then J-hey came together again, the  impact 6T tjjeir blows, their groans and  gasps, and the swift flashings and shad-  ow-movings telling1 plainly of the deadli-  ness of the struggle. - >  ' i I shouted foi help, and Gaffer Bedshnw  came running into the court. I could  see, as he approached, that*lie was looking at me strangely, but he oollidcd with  the combatants and was hurled end over  end to the'ground. With one despairing  *hr'��!'-and-a"cry''of "XLJLord, I've got  ll" lie sprang to his feet an^.ipj-g_mad-  , \t& "6f tlifi^purt.     r 'r^ w��� -r*"f*  .   I could do nothing," ��5 I sat up. fascinated and powerless, and. watched the1  struggle.   The noonday sun beat down  with, dazzling ljrightnes8_ on .the naki  tennis court. And it was fiakea. All  could see was tlie blotch of shadow and  the rainbow flashes, the dust rising from  the invisible,,ie.et, the earth tearing up  tfrftM beileath the straining foot-grips,  and the ,wirVscreen bulge once. W twice  ttrTrhelr bodies hui led" against it. That  ���was all, and after a time even that  ceased. There were no more flashes, and  the nhadow had become stationary; and  I remembered their set 'boyish faces as  ithey clung to the roots in the deep cool-  inaga oi, the jiqoL -        -       ** Yheyg found me an hour afterward.  Some inkling of what had happened got"  jo the, servants and they quitted the  Tichlorne service in a body. Gaffer Bed-  'haw never recovered from the second  ihock he received, and is confined in #  tiadhouse, hopelessly incurable. The se-  irets of their maivelous discoveries died  (pith Paul and Lloyd, both laboratories  fceing destroyed by grief-stricken relatives. As for mysqlf, I no longer care  .'or chemical research, and science is a  tabooed topic in my household. I have  returned to my roses. Nature's colors  ire good enough for me.���June "Book-  ���flan."  Fur Pikes in London.  The fur anctions held in London every  Spring determine the price of fur garments for the following winter season. A  ���eport of the sales published in a trade  tmrnal indicates that sealskin furs will  e no more expensive than last winter,  Mit ermine and silver fox will be fifty  per cent, higher, and mink, otter, beaver  Lnd bear will also increase in price. Alaska sable has gone up. It will be news to  most people to learn that the "harmless,  necessary cat" also lends his skin to keep  the cold out. At all events "domestio  sat" is quoted as being twenty-five per  sent, higher in price than at the last  tpring auction.  Properly Launched.  "Yea," says the proud mother, "If I  o Bay it myself, there isn't another girl  a society who has been so thoroughly  fcchooled and who has enjoyed so many  >f the preliminary advantages. She has  lour} the appendicitis, has spent two years  {n a rest-cure, has gone on six sea-trips  tor exhaustion, has hod seven attacks of  nervous prostration, has been written up  ha tihe papers as about to elope with the  Soachman, and has been proposed: to by  ten foreign musicians, and eight noble-  Ben have looked her up in the financial  kgencies. Now that she la about to  mak<3> her debut I see no reason why  tho tiho-uld not become a great favorite,  if complete preparation has anything to  &�� with it."���"Judge."  Lifebuoy Soap���disinfectant���is strongly  recommended by tho medical profession as  a safeguard against infectious diseases.      32  ��^<T��*<*'<^,<i*!ursriS<^'<j><^-<j'?*a^9'  |��EEBE IS ODE Q0D?I  ,  .  ' ^      V  Rev. Alfred W. EL Hodder, Six- Q  teen-th Baptist Church,  G '      New York.  -Emmanuel���God with us.���Matthew,  1.,,  a. ���  The secret of joyi and peace lies i��  file fact that we all (believe in a pre  sent and not an absent God.    .  It is this which' brings comfort U  our hearts, which giii's us security in  the promise of eternal redemption and  places before lis the loving side of -"our  Vather's" character.  By virtue of this declaration we can  more fully realize God with and within the souls of men. Not with us  merely in loving mercy or care, or  providence, or piotection, but with us  as one of us. The delight in thinking of what has been done for us in  the ages past, for "even from everlasting to everlasting thou hast been  our dwelling place in all generations,"  is enhanced by the thought of what  God is now doing���that He still lives  ami rules and dwells among jnen,  bringing all things to pass for the uplifting of his  children  to  Himself.  Moreover, we are led to rejoice1 in  the larger revelation of God, for each  footprint grows more distinct as one  follows another., As there have been  always in existence rthe electrical powers of nature, but not revealed fully  until man reached intellectual strength  sufficient to lay hold upon* their energy  and utilize them for his best interests.  so God 'has revealed 'Himself as men  grew into larger life and light. More  and more God has made Himself  known through prophets of old,  through the life aid words and death  of Christ, through saints and martyrs  to the cause of righteousness and truth  We lejoice in the fact of "Emmanuel���  God with us," written on the page  of history and in' th~* hearts of men.  Qur God lives and dwells among us  now.  The thought of "Emmanuel" ought  to make us biave ��� The abiding presence of God should give us courage,  faith and hope, for "if God be for us,"  and with us, "Who can be against us?'  No temptation need be too s'trong to  be conquered, no difficulty need be too  hard to be surmounted, no soi row need  cause us to bury our hearts and lives  in the graves of,our'loved ones, for it  will eventually be with us as with them  "From grief and groan, with a golden  \ crown, close by the tin one of God"  God in us will graduate our strength  for every experience Of life ��� through  which we shall pass, and omnrp_otpnt  power will be under every care and  burden. Thus we may bravely go into, ^life's .work as warriors to battle.  Orlr j5a'tKer7 having taken our cause to  His heart, ought to bring a similar  action from us in His behalf. For  there is a gieat battle on between  righteousness and unrighteousness.  The trumpet which musters the warriors soundeth loud and long, and the  fight will be stern and desperate between truth and sin. We must take  our post, every one, on one side or  the other, for "If the Lord be God,  follow Him ; but if Baal, then follow  him." No touch or though* of compromise; no division of the living child,  as in the days of Solomon, by a wicked woman ; no acceptance of a particle  of error, for "if God be for us, who can  ���be' against us ?" Thus be brave in  the word, "Emmanuel���God with us."  The thought of "Emmanuel" ought  to is ike us good and true to each  other. The human family is bound  together in Him who gives us out  daily bread, not only for the, body, but  for the soul also, and bids us be breakers of bread with our fellowman, help  ing those who have need to share out  blessings. There is a noble family  in Italy whose name of Fiangipanni  means breakers of bread���that is, foi  the poor. So ought we by the God  dwelling nature, if not by name, break  bread 'unto those who are poor in  spirit if not poor in body. For thus  alone can we give something to Him  "who freely giveth us all things."  In this world of sorrow there are  some who know not the sweet peace ot  the indwelling presence of God. Then  eyes have become blind by the glare  of temporal things ; their lives-tare fill  ed with the husks of this world. Here  in this wide world of sin-sick souls  the God in us should go out to them  Our Father would dwell in their hearts  and lives as in -*'irs. He would have  them be "sons -<f God." But do thej  see the revelation of God in us ? Are  our bodies, o ���' commercial transactions, our social circle such that men  see the dwelling place of the Most  High and covet the blessing we hold i  God shows Himself in a multitude  of wavs and yet is always the self  same Father. So will He manifest  Himself in the varied ways of men,  through a wide range of activities  from the cup of cold water gi\en "in  His name" up to the accomplishment  of larger things for men. God re  vealei in us "to will and do of His  good pleasure" is to bring men back  to their largest portion. This revela  tion is in earthen vessels "through  whom God aforetime spoke" and  speaks to-day. If the night is dart  our God's abiding light will enable us  to scatter it. If the road be rough  and dreary our God., who dwelleth in  us, will assist us to make it smooth  and plain. If sin has pressed out  brother hard our God will provide s  way of escape and eternal redemption.  So we need never say, Where is 0111  For the Farmer.  j Old, musty hay should be used for  bedding only. Duiing the summer  season there is nothing better for  horses than1 to cut a few armfuls of  grass in the morning and allow it to  wilt during the day. If fed at night it  will be found much moie palatable than'  the hay from last year's crop. Many  horses' are supposed to lose appetite  for 'hay when the dilficulty is only due  to their rejection of old matcnal.  A good many fanners are looking  into the Angora question with considerable interest. I he goat docs not interfere* with the pasturage of cattle  and sheep, as he is a browser and not  a grazer. A few goats mingled with  the 'sheep flock and cattle herd < will  keep the fence lines clean 'of brush and  brambles and make the sciub patches  disappear ; they get their living from  the giowths which the other animals  refuse.  guard to the wholesaler or   expo   For instance, it has been found in previous years _]by, apple expoiteis that  barrels bearing their biand and marked as put up by a ceitam boss packer, say No. 60, were in gieat demand,  while good's similaily branded except  that they were marked as put up by  another packer, say No 48, were not  wanted. This difference m the quality of the fruit may have been due to  inferior packing, onto the fact that the  second packer was working in an inferior district, but, in, any case the advantage to the exporter of having a  check on the work of his packets is  quite apparent  Sartorial Shortcomings of Painters.  "A cheap preparation which will  keep flies off horses in pasture is'made  by mixing crude caibolic acid with fish  oil, in the proportion of two table-  spoonfuls of caibolic acid to one quart  of oil," says a horseman. "This  should be applied to those paits which  the animal cannot icacli with its head  or tail. The preparation, can be applied to the young foals as well as the  brood mares. Crude carbolic acid  should be used, as it is stronger than  the solution,usually sold by diuggistb."  Always give horses water before  feeding, whether moining, noon, or  night. Do this, because a 'horse will  digest his food better, be stiongei, and  will last the longer for it. Colic or  acute indigestion, a common' and often fatal trouble with'horses, is avoided by watering befoie feeding. But  three times a day is not oftcnf enough  to water horses when at woili and in  hot weather. Five or six times a day  is not too often under such condition**  and the horse 'is' bcttci, fresher, and  can do more without-'injury to itscit if  wateied often.  When O. N. Mind, an up-to-date tailor,  went   to   the,  London   Boyal   Academy  the other day he experienced a severe  shock.'   In narrating his experiences hi'  the "Tailor and Cutter," he says that as  one-half of the pictures shown are portraits,  which   profess   to  reproduce   the  characteristic features, face and dress of  Uie original, and as the tailois have had  lo design and produce that dress before  It was worn by the artist's customers, it  is but natural for the tailor to take an  Interest in such portraits.    In criticizing  the  portrait  of   Lord   Mount 'Stephen,  pointed by Sir George Kcid, the eai castle tailor notes'a tolal absence of bin-  tons on tlie coat, and declares that tho  silk on the fronts is al least an inch too  narrow.    He 'witheringly  condemns  the'  painting as "contortions in black with n  smudge of gray."   Then Solomon J. Solomon comes'in  for, criticism, ,"Look at  number sevenly-bhrec, a portrait of II. T.  Levy/' he'says; "the silk on the lapela  is indicated as forming a continuation of,  the collar, a style that no 0110 but an old  woman who  is sometimes employed  to  mend clothes would adopt.   It is a libel  on tailordom.   It has the bieast pocke*  round and out of all shape, and the collar is short and turning up.   Then ther��  is number one bundled and thirly-nin*,  tlio portrait of A'. S. Leslie Melville.   He  ia represented in the clumsiest coat possible.    The right  lapel  is at least  flv��  times as large as tho left."    Triton Riviere's wonderful picture of the Kev. Nelson Loraine and his   dog  is  also   condemned,   not on   account   of j the  dog,  Which even Mr. Mind admits to 'be ex-  .���,       cellent, but the coat of the reverent gentile Central   ttenmn ls unrelieved hy a single seam.  ' The horrified tailor declares that there is  SSi   Why We Shake Hands.  Vegetable Crops Under Cover.  Several   interesting  experiments   are  being conducted this year in the horticultural  department    of  Experimental "Faun, Ottawa, by the J ^0 Vr>liar~6eam~or button hole" in "front!  horticulturist,1 W. T. Macoun. One of and no waist seam or, indeed, any relief  these expeiiments is the growing ot , whatever, while ,the sleeve is halfway up  vegetables, in an enclosmc the top, the_ elbow. Mr. Mind says he has no  sides and ends oi which aie made oi patience with artists who are guilty of  cheese cloth, as compared with giow-   such omissions and mistakes. '    t  ing them 111 the open air. ^The object; is , , .. ���     .l'  is to determine what difteicnce    theie  will be in time of maturing and in the  tenderness of some ot the   vegetables.;     ^ p     ^      offl h  The kinds of vegetables used in this flut ^ lrfn a mere so]dier h ff n��  experiment are radishes, lettuce, beejs, to &ake -hand3 ^ him had fr0��m\^  beans, carrots,,tomatoes, cucumbers, -officiia prua8ian point^of*view, a oom-  watermelons, muskmelons, cauliflower, yete ^^ aayg <T3:arp&r.s * weekly."*  cjSg plant'and'Corn,/, The result? of fcmdshaldng implies a certain degree ol  -this experiment will be published ht Equality, and itjs -not possible for 4  rthe annual report of the farm, but al- Prussian officer"to imaglfii"anf 'equal  ready several interesting facts have exCept another Prussian officer. "Clearly,  been noted. The temperature is at' airy "act sugges-ting such" a tiring could  times several degrees higher 111 the aot be expiated by any punishment short  enclosure, the greatest difference being 0f the immediate death of the offender,  at night, which is very favorable to , The custom of handshaking dales back  plants that succeed 'but jn hot weather, to prehistoric times, a relic of those  During heavy storms the rain comes ' savage days when strangers could not  through the cloth1 as a'thick'mist, and meet without suspicion of murderous  the soil is  hence not    compacted  as | purpose.   Then'all men went abroad with  muck as outside. Radishes weie ready  lor .use three days earlier inside, and  were perfectly free"from maggots,while  those o'utside, were rendered almost  worthless on-* account of them. Cauliflowers inside.weie also free from maggots, while those outsidcwere badly affected. .Tomatoes ripened earlier inside, but it is doubtful if the crop of  fruit will set as well as outside. Cucumbers, melons,- beans and egg plants  are more advanced inside than out.  Even if it does not prove profitable to  grow many kinds oi vegetables under  cheese cloth, there is no doubt but that  in the home gaidcn this method would  give good satisfaction for most vegetables.  An enclosure has many   advantages  weapons and shields, and, when they met,  would stand in pleasant^ converse; each  with ihis shield upon his left arm and  with right hands clasped so that there  would be no chance for.a sudden'swing  of the knife or bludgeon. The right  hand was invariably used for the weapon,  with the result that we aie a right-  handed race. The reason for this lay  undoubtedly in the fact that the left  arm was always employed in the important work of shielding the heart. Among  the common people of the Aryan race  the old pledge of amity in yielding the  right hand to be grasped and held has  since* remained the chief token of open  friendship. In the "Iliad" the returning  nhiefs -weie "greeted with extended  hands."    Even at that remote day the  The" cats, dogs, chickens, bi?ds, and early significance of tho handclasp had  even children, can be kept out, while all been lost in the nobler meaning; of civil-  injurious insects except those already tod life. But it remains a salutation in  n the soil are excluded. The cheese whfoh a greater or less degree of equably  cloth used in this experiment cost 4 1*2 <3 <*"?"* ��r conceded. It is, therefore,  cents a yard of 40 inches in width.   The P��Mible for a humble pei-son _ to _shake  hands with the President of the United  States, but not with an officer of the  Prussian army.  height of the enclosure is about 6 feet  6 inches. This experiment was suggested by a somewhat similar one  which was tried by Mr. Graham Bell 111  Cape Breton last year. Experiments  of this kind are also being made in the  United  States.      Tobacco,   which  has '    Customer���Just look at this stuff you  been grown so successfully in the State   sold my servant for rat poison yeste-r  A Little Mistake.  of Connecticut under cheese cloth, is  also being tried in another enclosure  on the farm.  ���fe^'7^7  .p^.^^^rgr^t-jryTtlinvr'i\vminiT  Apple Packers Should be Numbered.  .The fruit division, Ottawa, has received from a leading exporter a letter suggesting that a slip be printed  in large letters and placed in the top  of each package of fruit, as follows:���  "You are requested to report any  fault you may find in this package to   , Montreal, Canada. Packed by No. ."               ,       .      ,.  This suggestion is right m line  with the recommendation of the fruit  division that each "boss packer be  given a number, and'that this number  be stencilled on every package of fruit  put up by that packer. In putting  up apples in the orchard the number should be marked in pencil near  the chime of the barrel, and the branding done later. Mr. MacKinnon's  forthcoming bulletin on the export  apple trade will deal with this question, and the fruit division will show  at Toronto Exhibition a model brand  for apple barrels.  __  .._  ������_,,           The plan of placing a slip   with the  God ? for we live in the comforting as-  packer's number  in each  package has  surance of the word, "Emmanuel���G06  been  largely   used   by    tobacco     and  ^with us," other dealers, and has proved a safe-  day I    It looks to me more like baking  powder!  Chemist���Dear me I so it is. That's  that careless 3'oung assistant of mine  igain. He must have given the poison  ��0 the party who wanted the baking  powder. I'm afraid.  With some petulance Cinderella notices that the pumpkin has been transformed into a golden carriage.  "Does it not delight you?" asks the  fairy godmother.  "Oh, of course it is very pretty and  all that," concedes Cinderella; "but  nurely you do not expect me to go to  the ball in such plebeian stylet"  "Plebeian t" oaks the fairy gcdmoth-  tr. "Why, that's the finest transforming  ict-I ever did in all my career."  "Yes; but the automobile is the thing  now."     ,,.  "All*right,'' grumbles the fairy god-,  mother. She gives her wand another  iweep, and the golden carriage'becomes  a huge tocmneau, puffing and panting and  ready for the spin.  "How sweetl" chlrpa Cinderella. "But  are vou not going along?" she exclaims  is tne fairy godmother begins to vanish.  "Not muchl" declares the fairy god-  ���nothei; "No automobiles for me. 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BENEDICT.  ���  A  Thrilling 'Story of Love and Adventure*  i* We have seen that Anthony Saybrook'  'had anticipated the outbreak of war.  Bo certain was he of it, that his plans  , 'a.nd schemes for months past had been  ttlmost entirely governed by the anticl-  Satlon of its speedy occurrence. Po-  tlcally, he belonged to the party that  opposed such an extreme course as war,  Mid sneered at its advocates as "French  sympathizers.^' Personally, however,  Mr. Saybrook was not a man to let his  political prejudices interfere with his  Interests in any,way. With the young  ,heir of Rolff House away in Europe,  jtnd himself holding mortgages on por-  ' tlons of the estate, and with fraudulent  Heeds 'in his hands covering the most  raluable parts of the property, a war  ji'ould'furnish an opportunity to carry  ��ut his schemes at his leisure and witn  the utmost chance 'of safety. 'Thore-  "ore, though in his public utterances,'  find In his letters to Claude, tho lawyer '  had deprecated 'war and affected to-j  loubt Us probability, at heart he was  >ager 'to have it occur, and strongly,.  convinced that Its outbreak was inevitable. , - 11  So Joy was brought to the household *  ��f the Saybrooks, when, with the early  ,      Jay's of summer, the tardy mail biought  the news of the,actual declaration of  -tzar against England. <   ,  "You see, Ralph," remarked the elder  Saybiook, after they had carefully read  ivery word refeiring to the all-lmpor-  ta-nt topic contained In the _ modest  news letter which brought * the good '  Sews, "that my throw has been a successful one, even if It was risky, and we  Isave won our game.   Ah, my dear boy,  5 never did a finer piece'of wonk'in my,,  fe. This news clears every obstacle  from our path, and the extent to which  l?e shall take advantage of our opportunity rests entirely within our own  Hiscretion. The war the administratron  tk *as plunged into will not be a short  |j(      "        itne, I opine.   There is no doubt that rt  ���will be  continued  till the  country  is  jretty   well   exhausted   and   the   war  jpirlt of the people1 has evaporated, and  that means three or four years, in my, ���  Jpinion,    at the least.     Look   at our  bhance.   Claude is in Europe, arid there  Is no possible1 chance of his either get-  ling back to this country or communl-  )atlng with It in any way while the war"1  lasts.    The mortgages  are  so   drawn ,  (hat they can be closed up at the end'  if a year; and I have the deeds, you  know, covering the homestead and ad-  Joining property, "all regularly drawn  Jnd  signed,   and   nobody   to   question  ttreir validity while he is absent.   "What  ��� to prevent our taking advantage of  mr good fortune, and coming into pos- -  tession of the Rolff property?    Nothing, that I see, unless It is our own  Bmidity.   And why should we be timid?  It is not likely that Fortune will ever  >ffer us another such a chance.    Tho  fisk Is comparatively small.    I am in ,  favor of taking the fullest" advantage  ���if our posltlori,L(and of acting prompt-  i   ty." ^ j  "But what If he should come back?"  isked Ralph.        - i  "Well," replied the parent,  "I don't  Slink he la very likely to come back at  111.   Still, the question is a farr one, and  (p-ill bear consideration.    Suppose  tho  Var ends  In a year or two,  and  he  tomes back to find us in possession of  Rolff House.    He  can  bring  suit,1 of  lourse, but what can he prove?   The  bortgages will have matured, and wo  rhall be  the purchasers.    As  for  tho  feeds, there is no possible ground to  f      (hallenge  their  regularity, i   His   only  (ourse would be a suit to dispossess on  Ihe  ground  of  fraud;  but  with  what  lhance of success?   Our defence would  Ite that the deeds were given as collate  iral security for money furnished, and  ie has absolutely no testimony to offer  igainst us but his own.   Don't you see  kow beautifully all my plans have been  wranged?  I can see no possible chance  for failure.    The probabilities  all ara  Ihat Claude will soon be left penniless  )m "Europe, and, by the time he is afford-  Id a chance to return to this country,  t thousand things may have happened  lo take him out of our way.   The long-  ��r he Is away, the better   for us,    of  lourse; but, In any event, as soon as  ���fre are in full possession of the prop-  ��rty I am ready to take the chance of  ��ur keeping it."  "I quite see the weight of your arguments," replied Ralph, "and, of couise,  I'm in favor of a bold course. When  -will you record the deeds?"  "Oh, there Is no immediate hurry,"  ���van the reply. "It will be well to wait  Hie turn of events for a few weeks.  .My only object In hastening at all Is to  advance you in old Bruyn's favor.   As  jooon as you are the recognized heir of  'Rolff House, you need worry no more  aver your interests in that direction."  L "I don't worry." replied Ralph.  f  "Well, I am glad of it," was the reply.    "Nothing is so sure to win the  favor of Fortune as a cool and brave  front  You have but to be cautious and  .���persistent, my boy, to win."  I "I intend to be," asserted Ralph.       *  p "No doubt, no doubt," responded the  "M*er; "and the prize is worthy of the  ���blithest effort.   You must win, Ralph."  I   "I Intend   to win," again   asserted  .Ralph.       _ ^   n  CHAPTER XI3C  "Wearily passed   the days   fo Rosa  ilBruyn.    Drearily the sun rose in the  tSnornlng and as drearily set behind the  vestem  mountains at'We.     She  pei-  torrnod hoi accustomed duties with her  usual alacrity, and pei'iaps with more  than her usual consclent'ous care: but  the  light  of  happy content  had  gone  from her sweet face arid the buoyancy  from  her step.    For  daV3 (and  weeks  she had wrestled with the doubts and  'burmises that had'thionged continually,  upon her, and this mental anxiety and  conflict could not but ll>a\o its impios-  Blon.    But, through it nil, she had not  given up her faith In Claude.   She was  resolved ,that  she  would  not  question  his fidelity till she was, afforded be tier  evidence   than     anything   that    co'Md  come to her through tho int trumpntnllty  of Anthony'Saybrook    She was suofiK-  ly Impelled to the bellcJ. that the defa-  ���0.U00Q   pf   Claude  and   tlie' pei'.Isteiit  pressing of Ralph Saybiook's sult'wcre  parts of the same plot, unci a thousand  explanations thronged to her mind to  excuse Claude's strange letter, which,  as she recalled  Its win els,   seemed   to  her too ambiguous r and  too  much  Hko  ^tho high-flown expressions of one writing in a merry, mischievous mood,, to  be   an  acutal' confession, of   falseness  and guilt.   She flattered her hopes with  the thought that the letter'had been,  drawn out by some subterfuge of tho  wily lawyer, and was evidence only of  Claude's light and gay spirit, which she  well understood to be p'one to a certain  recklessness of expression, easily mis-'  'understood.  -Yet doubts would at times  assail her, and the ceitainty that there  was to be a long and peihaps'total separation, .and' that all chance of explanation was removed from her,  caused  her troubles to weigh most heavily upon her mind.  Mrs.  Bruyn's watchful  ey?  had  detected her daughter's quiet, unconles=ed  grief,  and 'she  was  the  obiect  ol  her  anxious solicitude.    Yet even  she was  unaware of the real nature and depth  of her sorrow.    The good lady had  rn  an .unwilling and half-heai ted way admitted what seemed to  her  the  overwhelming evidence of Claude's falsity.  The  absolute  convictions  of   her   nus-  band had  gradually broken down  her  "last defence of the young man, and she  was ,faln to admit the guilt she could  not explain.   This belief created a \s-i-v-  .rler'as It were between her  and  her  daughter,  and prevented  her  offering  the consolation which would have been  admissable* had there boen a more 'direct sympathy In  then   views  of    the  matter. , By 'her very    position,   Mrs.  Bruyn was forced to st^nd midway between her husband'and daughter; and  she deemed it best, urder the clicum-  stances, to let Rosa's grief quietly wear  Itself out.   She was little aware, indeed,  of the real depth of the wound'that had  been inflicted, so calm and patient was  the brave girl's demeanor, but she could  note  the  altered  appeal ance  and  demeanor, and her anxiety and sympathy;  were deeply excited. , '  Ralph  Saybrook continued his calls  at farmer Bruyn's, and his attentions  to Rosa, . So delicate and circumspect  was his conduct, however, that he had  really made a quite favorable impression upon Mrs. Bruyn, and even Rosa  was forced  to  treat him  with   a consideration that she would gladly perhaps have accepted the opportunity to  withhold/-   But  the fact   was,   that  so  well had he Ingratiated himself in the  old farmer's good'opinion, and so caic-  ful was he net to allow Rosa any opportunity to take or show- offense without doing inJustice*to her natural goodness of heart,    that   he had    greatly  strengthened  his  position  as  a  suitor  for her hand without her being really  aware of it.   At times the thought of  the wrong that had been done to Claude  smote her heart, yet she had no ground  save her own suspicions to accuse the  Saybrooks of a plot to injure her lover,  and her nature was too guileless and  too generous to take the risk of doing  Injustice upon mere conjecture.  Thus ever-recuurrlng grief and doubt  lay at the heart of the unhappy girl;  and the fact that there seemed no orrs  In whom she could confide, and that  everybody appeared drawn into the plot  to thwart her wishes, caused hei sorrows to weigh more heavily"upon her  heart than they otherwise would It  seemed to her continually that if thero  were only some one to whom she could  talk about her sorrows, if she only  knew some friend of Claude's of whom  she could simply inqurre his welfare,  even though It were to ask In vain, it  would be some relief to the intense  strain of anxiety and grief.  So It was with a sudden emotion of  Joy that, one day, as she was watering  her cherished flower-bed in  the  front  yard, she saw the familiar form of old  Carl CrufltJ descending the road that led  toward tf�� house from the village.   It  seemed strange thatsl.ehadnotthought  of him.   She knew that Claude had always highly esteemed the faithful,old  man, and that he wa-3 devoted to the  Rolff family, and she felt an irresistible  desire to talk to him     There was no  reason for hesitation, for her father waa  away from home, and she was familiarly acquainted with the kindly but eccentric old man, who had always petted  her when ho met her since she was a  little girl, and was" at all t'*nes as approachable by the young and Innocent  as well could be.   So Rosa unhesitatingly set down her watering pot, and hast- '  ened to the gate to intercept him  rough, bearded face us he drew neai.  "Good day, Mr. Cium," said Rosa,  .with courtesy.  "Ah, good day, my rosebud," replied!  old Carl as he took her hand and pressed it In his horny paw. "Let me look  at you," ,he added, as he adjusted his  spectacles. "Yes, yes, I see���your face  has grown older and thinner; and there  Is a.trace of; trouble in it, I farcy. It's  the .way., of the world, and a sad world  It Is for the good and the pure. It  . ought to be some years yet before'your  face should show care, my pretty one."  "I have good reason for trouble," ie-  plied  Rosa,   with  a  simple  frankness.  that Indicated her entiie absorption in  the object of her quest.    "I thought I  would speak to you, Mr Cram, to learn  .whether you  had heard  from  Claude  Bince he went away."   <  J The old man stroked his head a moment as If in troubled thought. '  "I hear from Mm?" he answered.  "Yes, yes, rosebud, lo my sorrow. You  know I am In disgrace at Rolff'Ilouse.^  He wiote me dismissing me from the  lie-use���that is all. But you surely have  heard from the young master, and I  would fain enquire news of him of you."  "Not a word have I heard fiom him  Bince he left here," replied Rosa, with  Just a hint in her tones of the anxiety  at her heart." ,  "Indeed. Indeed," muttered the old  man. "This Is strange���strange. But  ���why do I say'stwuige, when the graceless villain, Anthony Saybrook, has had  the influencing of master Claude's  ���mind? There seems no evil Influence ,  that he is incapable of exerting, and no  scheme of villainy so desperate but that  he succeeds In it. Ah, I fear that my  young master has been caught wholly  In his fatal snares, and that there are  evil days ahead for Rolff House. They  ' tell n.e that he has papers that will give  him 1 control of the whole property.  There's villainy���damnable villainy in  it.   I suspected It���I knew it ail along." | a deeper Impiesslon than on old Jacobjs  "Why did you   not warn   Claude?"     Bruyn.   To him It was   evidence   not  asked Rosa.     , .  ' only of the truth of his prediction in re��  The old man gravely shook his heal,     eard to the recklessness and worthless-  "It was  usless then,"  he made  an-"  ness of Claude Rolff, but it placed the  lawyer in the position of being the only  01 nis never bemg ��Giluusly troubled by  Claude; yet he could not but forsee the  possibility that the war might suddenly  end, and the young man come to a  knowledge of his treachery before he  had obtained that advantage of Ion;;  occupation of the place which he considered quite essential to the full success of his plans in case it became necessary for him to defend his title befoia  tlie law. l  Nevertheless, he could not   hesitate  ^Having resolved on his course, the soi n.  ��� er 'he made himself master of Rolrl  House the better. So the fraudulonl  deeds were recoided, and the little com.  munity was soon afforded full confirmation of all its suspicions of the oyei a-  tionsof theshrewd.unscrupulous lawjer  Anthony Saybrook took occasion to explain publicly how it was that^he came,  to be the owner of Rolff House His .explanation was to the effect'tliat Claude  had wanted money on any terms and al  any price; he had furnished It, and. oi  course had taken the best security lis  could get, which was secui Irg of the  deeds in questron, and he shrcwdlv explained that he had not designed to use  the deeds so soon, but as war had  broken out, and all hope of the young  heir returning to ledeern nis premises  had been thwarted, he had hastened  his possession of the house because it  was without an occupant, he bemg ur>  able to get any one to Irve la it, and tl-'  pTace was going to deca^ and needed  supervision and repair.  This explanatroh proved satisfactory  to most people. They saw only^that tho  lawyer had been afforded a rare,chance  'to' enrich himself at the expense of the  foolish young heir, and they 'did not  question the means now that it was evident he had the property safely enough  4n his possession and would 'be the  richest and most powerful man in' the  section. v ~  On no one did-this transaction make  ewer. "But Pmlght have written him  when-1 saw the vllhany unmasking;  and IJdid not I thought what right  had I-to be Interfering in'the affairs  of my betters, and which; perhaps I  did not undei stand. And it is now too  late. This war cuts off all chance of  warning him. The thieves can plunder  at their will."' , '       ,."  "And there is no way to send1 him a  letter? Think, Mr Crum. You aie  wise and shrewd, I know. There must  be some'way to wain him."       ,        >  Old Carl stroked Ins beard throMght-  fully for some time, and at intervals  muttered Indistinctly to himself. .At  last Rosa could catch h's words:  1 "It might be/' he was muttering;  "there is "Just* a chance���hardly a,  chance, indeed; but the Lord might direct It. There is One powerful'to stnko  down the. wicked, and encumvent their  plans, and it .might be���it might be  He would aid us " He raised his tones. '  "I was thinking,"v,he continued, "that  there was Just one chance opened to_  us;  it's a  desperate" 03 e���a* Vain  one.  man In thf world who owned that which  he coveted, or whose'good or bad opinion could affect< his peace of mind.  'The old farmer was himself of the most  rugged honesty in all money matters,  and ?t the bottom" of his heart he despised the means by which Claude had  been cheated out of his - inheritance;  r but" h"e~was of too worldy-wise and  money-loymg a nature to trouble hrrn-  sttlf much" about the moi al aspect of tho  matter. 1 He could see plainly that  from the turn events had taken, young-  Ralph Saybiook would be the richest  young man in the neighborhood, and  the heir of lands that'he piized far  more than their money 'value, and, as  he had really taken a fancy, to him. he  became decidedly interested in seeing  hrs suit with Rosa prosper. ��� ��  It had not prospoied so far, spite of  all the persrstence, subseivrencKTarid  ar ts of the young man. He had ga'ined  every advantage of positron to urge  his suit, but he could see only too'plainly that he had not made the least progress In displacing Claude Rolff in the  affections of the young lady.    To the  neid' you   for  a   wise,  obedient   little  girl! Rosa; now show your spirit, cheer  UP/ and we'll have a wedding and In- ��  fair one of these daiys that will1 do my   '*���  old heart good."     ���  "No, no, father," replied the unhappy  girl, gazing up with a pleading look in  her soft grey eyes, "I do not wish to  marry: I do not care ever to leave you.  I will be content and happy here.' Let  me always stay with you " >'    , (  "Stay���of course you shall stay," r&-  plled'the old man. "Dunder and blit-'  zer. did you think I'd ever let any fellow carry you away? 'No, no���the man  that marries youi' must stay here.  There's room enough and to spare. \ I'll  never e've up my little Rosa; and that's ^  why I want no rake-helly, that can't  stay at home) to have you." *������,   t  ."But It's the duty of a wife to follow    I  her husband," replied Rosa, argumem>_  l-ilvely,  "and if I'marry I must needs   ,  follow my husband if he should wish   *'  to go to the en&i of the world." '  .   "I'll care f^that," said the hearts* '- ,  old man lauding; ''I've chosen you 311 *  fellow whose lands will Join mine, and \  I'll make my own terms with him, and-"  inever  shall  you   go  from   this   house ,t  Iwhlle I live."- , ���   i'  "But I do not wish ever to  marry.   *'  father," replied Rosa, somewhat vexed ''  at her father's cool disposal of her In"',  his match-making plans.( ,. <���   ' ~' .  "Pooh,   pooh,"   was   the     response.    ,''  "'Tisn't   nature.     All   women   wish   to  ���marry.    You're old  enough  now,  and, f"  by my dunder, I'd rather give up' half     J  my farm than see you grow up Into a  sour   old   maid.     No,. no.     Think  yoo   /  you'll cheat me of having half-a-dozen  grandchildren   to   clamber   rounds mj*>,   *  knees before I die?   'Twouldn't be hon-'  ��ring your  old ' father,   girl. ���" There'a  ���Ralph.���a fine young fellow; but a smile  will make him yours- and will you tun��,T!'  lliim away for a scapegrace that leaves *v 7  'you as soon as he gets a little money,  j to scatter, and who, a thousand to one,  '7;  [will never show his face here again?������ 1-. (,  |   Rosa'did not answer; but the' tears-,v .ft".  Bttalinc down her cheeks, told of th�� y^  distress her father's words caused her ���* ���  (To be,Continued.) ~ ,  perhaps; and yet it may be the oppor  tunityt the Lord opens to us to  fori 1 __  scheme of villainy.   An oldsallor flier �� \ young man fhfi dl3 nof cause any great  of mine has come here to 'see me, anci     amount of disappointment, as his heart  say good-bye, before he sails in a pri-     was not so much engaged as to suffer  vateer now fitting out    He is a trusty     many  pangs,   and  he  felt  reasonably  Unless the soap'you  use has this brand you'" 'J'*'  are not getting the best1"  - 5 ill-  fellow, and there is just a chance that  if a letter were put in his hands he  might some day run into some European port where he could marl it, and  that it  might safely escape 'the  tur  moils of war^and .reach my young "52-Sj,  ter. It seems arTTdle thing to hope-i  but we can send it off wrth our pray-i  ers, and my experience of life is that  the Lord is often kinder to us than our  weak faith merits. We can put our  trust In him and try the plan. It is  our only hope." ������  Rosa caught .eagerly at i^this plan,'  ^lopeless as it seemed <  "Yes," she exclaimed, "it is our only  hope, and we will-try it, and pray the  good Lord to direct it safely. I will go  in the house now and write my letter;  and you, Mr. Crum, must write all you  know, and to-morrow I can bring my  letter to you."  "No, no," replied the old man, " 'tis  too long a walk for you to come down  to the ferry; and I must needs berupi  to the village during the morning; and)  it you will walk down toward Rolff  ���House at nine o'clock you will find me  there. It 1b some' sort of pleasure -for  me to linger round the old house,  though I may not enter it." 1 ,  In truth, old Carl did not aHow a day,  to pass in which "e*7ery means of entrance to Rolff House was not carefully  scrutinized by him. It caused him'  great anxiety to see the house lonely  and unguarded, and he took every  means In his power to guard it as vigilantly as he could.  Rosa wrote a long letter to Claude  detailing her troubles and anxiety, the  rumors that prevailed in regard to  'Anthony Saybrook's treachery, and her  eusplclons In regard to the plot that  had been put In motion to separate  them, and next day, at the hour appointed, she wandered down toward  Rolff House, where, at the gate, she  found old Carl, who took her letter,  and, telling her that he must hasten  back, as his friend was to leare at  once for the city, on a sloop that would  sail that very day, turned and left her  .With a cheery word to be of good heart  'And then, kneeling down on the soft  greensward, In the shadow of the tall  stone gateway, the fair girl prayed  fervently that her letter might reach  Its destination, and the clouds of sorrow,  that surrounded her be dispersed.  CHAPTER XX  It waa not without some trepidation  that Anthony Saybrook finally resolved  on the bold step of recording the deeds  Whloh would make him pratlcal master  of Rolff House and a considerable por��  tion of the estate connected therewith.  His wary nature did not allow him to  proceed In his vlllany without manjf  thoughts and misgivings.   He fully be��  A pleasant smile lit up the old man's   ,,0ved that tljc chances were all In favof  certain of success In the end if Claude  did not return, which he was not likely  to do while" thei war lasted. But tho  elder Saybrook was not so philosophical over the matter. He felt the gravity  of the step he had taken in using the  fraudulent deeds, and wished to fortify  his position in every possible way  against all contingencies of the future.  He saw that It would be a good stroke  of fortune for Ralph tQ secure the only,  daughter of the rich old farmer, and ho"  was anxious to expedite matters so as  *Fo prevent any possible lisk of failure  from any unwlshed-lor developments,  as well as to make sure of strengthening his position against any future legal troubles by the alliance with his  rich neighbor.  So Anthony Saybrook took every occasion to Interest the old farmer in  Ralph's behalf, aittully seeking to excite his cupidity by frequent references  to   the   old   woods   and   the   adjoinmg  1 meadow lands which he knew in the  eyes of the old man weie one of the  most tempting of prizes.  These efforts had their effect on farmer Bruyn.   He became more and more  Interested in the project of the match  , between Ralph and his daughter, and  'his Interest was not tho less because  lie could see that Rosa was secretly sorrowing over her separation from Cl-rudo  This latter fact especially worried tho  old gentleman.   To be sure, their spertr-  ed no probability of C'audc ever returning to make trouble, out It angered htm  to think that his daughter's affections  should be wasted at all on such a priceless scamp.    So he took trequunt occasion to commend and praise Ralph Saybiook  in   her hearing,   and  to  let" bur  know by what he no doubt consUWi-u*  delicate hints that It would be phasilng  to him to see her encouiage tho young  man's suit.  Rosa received all these indications of  her father's wishes In silence. Tlrl.-i encouraged him to believe that she >vou!d  speedily yield.  Still, the days passed on, and Xlosa  stow more quiet and sud, and Ralph's  suit failed to make progrers. The old  farmer began to be troubled  "What alls you, chlid?" he said to  her one day, as he entered the houeo  and found her sitting sad and with  tears stealing down her face by a window���so absorbed in her mood as not  to have noticed hit! entrance. "Dunder  and dounds, you're no longer my merry  little girl. Crying for that scamp of  a Claude Rolff, eh! For shame! He's  no fiellow for a girl to cry her eyes out  about���the rascal. Be a brave little  frow, now. Cast him off as he has cast  you off; and let there be an end of this.  .There's another lover waiting your fa-  ,Vor, girl; a better one, or I'm no Judge.  (He'll have the guilders, and konw how  'to care for 'em, too���which Is more than  2 can say for your other lover.    I've  ,   Alb Tor the Octagon Bar  ' '     * 34*    ' (  ���"��� ��� ��� ���       j  r.    ��� <���������''  '**' .. Don'l'Abuso tlie Cow, j' f^~~  -        * s /'        i '  ^The"* golden rule ot cow culture^  "Do unto your cow as you would hava ;,  ler do unto you."   If you would hava  lier_ kick you^ kick   her first. '  Tho'-  cause of nearly every kicker or^mean  cow can usually be traced'to some ili.-"  treatment on the part of her owner,    1  The man that is about to strike a cowi"  with a stool should remember that hec ���'  nervous system is in direct connection! ,  wath her milk   secreting system   and!  that the least excitement is likely to  dessen the milk'yield and also reduca,  '*  the percentage of butter'fat.   To drive  rthe cows in on the run or dog them  from the pasture is an expensive way    ���  to get them to the yard.     The good;  milker is-'the man who' likes his business and is quiet, even-tempered, gen->   ,  tie, and regular in his habits.     Th��  cow that is expected to do justice to  tier owner should have no reason to  toe afraid of hkn.   The poor cow under one-man's treatment may become   '  a good one under another man's treatment, thus a change of owners is of-"  ten advantageous  to  her.    Treat  tha  cow like a lady and look for bette?    ,  results.���H. M. Bainer.      ^ ���    -  1.  7*1  A Slight Error.  K*?ii. ______  He sauntered into the advertisement'  department of a well-known daily and  left an advertisement which read: ,  "Ten lady typists wanted; state Wage*.  Apply, by letter, A. B. and Co."  Then he went out, and four days laten  ho came back.  "What's the mafter with the paper l*  ho asked the clerk. /  "Nothing that I know of."  "Did you put that ad. of mine in?"1  "Of course.   Didn't you see it?"  "No, I haven't had time to look it upj,  but I haven't.had a single reply. Ara  you sure you put it in?"  The clerk got down the file and turned'  to the "Wanta."  "Tlierfe it is," he Bald, whirling the pa-j  p9r round so the advertiser could see it. '  Ho read it over carefully, and his face!  lighted up. .  "No wonde*fTdidn't get any answers,"!  hflisa'd curtly. .'  ���^Waat's the-*trifttler with it?" asked}  tho cle*rk,jhauling the paper back again. I  f. "Jlead it," eommandea the advertiser,}  "Old 'the clerk read: ���  ,'Ten lady typists "wanted; state ageai  "-iy, by aetter, to A. B. and Co." ',  io clerk apologized, made the corrco*'  lion,  and next day  the advertiser re-;  ceived ninety-nine replies, atnd they, ar��  still coming. '      ,  /it  f'5'1  (I  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT  Removes all hard, soft or calloused  lumps and blemishes from horses,  blood spavin, curbs, splints, ringbone, sweeney, stifles, sprains, sore  and swollen throat, coughs, etc. Sava  ?50 by the use of one bottle. War-  rar.ted the most wonderful Blemish  cure ever known.  A,  X  ���a TTWH'dHH'UJrt V> is r  ->��<-)<UU4' j.n,   i  . h-jj ����.��*i��'*iu��a^ifct.-��i��j(pt3B**^'��^B*t��v  "^���fclf.*** >i^l I a* J. MMt��tMmWIHWl��a  _4-MMjotauiMrii��At^i,��, -15, jet "BXtsaeJ'^sz.^M,  .m-*CV*ju-a4j itA^i-l^ui^lfj^j-jHtJrt'  ATLIN, JB. C��� SATURDAY. OCTOBER 17. 1*03.  rl  '^  V]  m  I'/. $��  If *"?"  "'    $  ft*'  I'- 4'  - V?  *��    #"'  ft   .  'lij  - -A'  .    *   $  7l-  - %.'  ' 4-r  ������ SI .  .' "A  |-v|  'I   '  1   1*  V >  I���* r  '  I!  i  1?  ,  1 ,  \i '  I:  ���'"  The Atlin Claim.  Puhlkheii   every    Sntnrday   morning   by  '���''.in. Atlin Claim Puhlishino Co.  A.C. UllCSCHFULD.KDITOli,    PKOFKIETOIt.  Office of publication Penrl St., Atlin, H. C.  Advertising Rata* : ��� $1.00 per inch, eucli  insertion. Keudinir notices, 2B cents a line.  Special Contract Rates on upplivutiun.  The subscription price is $5 u yeur Jiny-  ���bla in advance. No p iper will be deli\ered  uiiluut tlii!> condition is complied with.  Saturday, -Oct.  17TH, 1903.  The mining season, just dosed,  in Atlin has been marked by many  changes, more particularly as regards methods of mining. The  passing of placer claims from individuals miners to companies has  likewise been a feature of the past  season. A very large amount of  outside capital has lound its way  into the district while many of the'  pioneer miners are taking themselves off to other fields. We regret to see many of these good men,  who have done*"so"'much to bring  the camp to its present state or importance, leave us now, but in  ' leaving Atliu they will do for other  , districts what they have done for  this.  A's the years go on and the shallow diggings become exhausted, it  becomes apparent that, with a few  exceptions, the deep ground of the  district can most profitably bo worked by hydraulic" or mechanical  methods, both'of \yhich beyond the  reach of the average miner, -and  as a matter of course, the day of  company operations is even now at  hand. In the progress of events  we must bury sentiment and welcome the new order of things, as  being the best for the development  of the district.  Though much of the older part  of the camp has passed oris passing  into the hands of capitalists, there  is yet much ground available and  open for the prospector and miner  in the contiguous country to the  east and south. This territory has  hitherto received but an occasional passing gla.ice from hunters  or from men en loute to Tesliu'or  the Liard country. Developments  during the past season have shown  that the Dixie valley is worthy the  . close scrutiny of "miners, and it is a  well known geological fact that the  gold area is by no means confined  to the Pine and McKee watersheds.  As .we have already said, the land  is open, why, then, should our  pionears leave Atlin for other districts ?   After many years the Atlin district has at last succeeded in established its reputation as a hunters'  paradise. This season there have  been two or three hunting parties  from the Old Country, who have  found that the district offers a field  for sportsmeu which has few equals  and no rivals in the Dominion.  'With its accessibility and beautiful  climate) summer or winter, it possesses advantages enjoyed by very  few districts in Canada.  Apart from mining, the Atlin  country, given the opportunity,  should in a few years be as well  known as a land of sport as it is today as a land of gold. A word here  and a word there will accomplish  much.  BIG GAME.  Atlin's   Fame   as a Hunting  Ground Appreciated.  Notable Old Country Sportsmen  Are Enthusiastic over the  District's Possibilities.  Although Atlin has had but little  advertising as a rountry for big  game hunters, the fact has, however, become known, and from now  on its capabilities in that connection  will not fail to receive greater publicity.    ,  " Beyond the noise of the hum of  city life," said a valued correspondent in a article on "The Hunt,  in the land where the miner's  blast is unheard, the forest teams  with game, consisting of moose,  caribou, sheep, goat, bear, -'lynx,  martin, fox (red, cross, silyer-gray  and black) wolverine, fisher, etq.  Our lakes, which are innumerable,  are plentiful in fish and, wild-fowl  in their season; the woods andhills  contribute vast abundance of grouse  and ptarmigan, and the, swamps,  snipe, and plover; and all of this so  easy of access. What more'can a  sportsmau desire?"  This summer we have had at  least two prominent hunting parlies  from the Old Country, aucKiiom  both we hear strong expressions of  praise at the immense and varied  field which-this district, ojSEers the  sportsman. ,  -     ' ���  ..Mr: A. M." Nay lor, ot London,  Eng., recently spent some days at  the south end of Atliu lake aud the  glacier, and reports having seen  large flocks of sheep and goats, on  one occasion he counted no less  than 32 sheep in one flock. Anywhere on the slopes above the lake  goats could be seen feeding. Mr.  Nay lor secured a very fine "Ovis  Faniui" sheep, a black bear, aud  one goat. "He says that had he so  desired, he could have filled a  steamer with game. He is so impressed with "the country that he  will not fail to chain its praises and  he has signified his intention of returning next season. Mr. Naylor  has on several occasions been, a  companion with the world-ieuouued  hunter Dr. Selous.  Mr. Walter Aitken of Atliu acted  as guide to Mr. Naylor.  Sir Bryane Leighton and Lady  Leighton, of England, accompanied  by Messrs. Aiken and Rouayne, of  Atlin, who acted as guide's, a few,  weeks ago took a hunting trip to  the north end of Atlin lake. They  chartered the Scotia to transport  their outfit, consisting of horses,  supplies and camp equipment.  The first camp was made at Big  Fish Lake, 7 miles east of Atlin  lake. At this point the numeruus  moose tracks indicated the existence  of many of these animals in the  vicinity," but it was decided lo  push further on into the mountains.  Owing to one of the horses, loaded  with provisions, falling into the  lake, one of the party had to return  to Atlin to replenish the larder.  The trip was brought to a hasty  conclusion by the camp taking fire,  Atlin,  Nugget and Grape Rings  And All Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.  HHP"*    Why send ouJ when you can get goods as cheap here ?  Watches From $5 up*   Fine Line of Souvenir Spoons*  JULES EGGERT &,S0N, The Swiss Watchmakers.  ;  I THE -.KOOTENAI'*.HOTEL.  Cor.  A, R. Mo Donald, Proprietor.  First and Trainor Streets.  This First Class Hotel liur, bean remodeled "mid refuriilshed'tliiotiifhout  and offer* the best accommodation to Transient or Periiiunont.  Guesti,.���American and lliiropean jilun.r  Finest Wines. Liquors and Gigars* /  Billiards   and, Pool:'  THE   GOLD    HOUSE,  D'SCOVERY.   B, C.  \  A STRICTLY FIRST/CLASS HOTEL.    \  CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS ^CIGARS- '  - Mixoi Drinkaa Specialty"-'"-'. ���  DINING  ROOM  SUPPLIED   WITH  TUB  BEST TJl'li' MARKET' AFFORDS,  Vegetables Daily Froiu our.own Garden.  Breakfast, 6 to 9. L'i'i-'h,   12 to��� 2,/piliner, 6 to 8.'  THE    WHTTE     PASS ' &     YUKON'  ,     /     l ROUTE. '���;"..��� *       /���   '"  , ��� ������������������ '  9    Passenger and Express Service,   Daily  (except  Sunday),,between,  Skagway, Log Cabin." Bennett, Caribou, White .Horse and Intermediate  Telegraph" Service to Skagway.    Express  mallei   will  be-received  for shipment to and from all poims in Canada and the United States.  For information relative to Passenger, Fieight, Telegraph--br Express  Rates apply to anv Agent of the Company or to    ���  ' ��� '   Traffic Department, SKAGWAY.1  J.   H.   RICHAEDSON,  ATLIN   &  DISCOVERY,  ��������* ���-"  FuIL Line of Clothing Jostv From the East  THE   LATEST   STYLES.  Complete Stock' of Dry Goods   -  THE  LATEST-  IN    HATSr   BOOTS    AND     SHOES.  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/ <    l  R3SBRVB,   $3,000,000.  Branches of the Bank at ieattj.6,  San Francisco,  Portland,  Skag-way, etc  Exchange sold on alB^Points. ~  Gold Dust Pukchasbd-  -Assay Office in Connection.  D..POSS, Manager.  \~t  TEL,  E.   ROSSELLI,   Proprietor.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  ������ ��o��   FIRST   CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CHOICEST WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS CASE GOODS A SPECIALTV.  Hydraulio 0 Mining  mery.  HYDRAULIC    GIANTS,    WATER    GATES,  ANGLE   STEEL   RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC    RIVETED    PIPE.  Estimates furnished on application  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  Vancouver, B. C.  A. C. Hirschfeid, Agent, Atlin, B, C  _-X.   ('        . v  L  Tn^t^s^j^ifit^d^f^^-^  iMMWWUIMIBflBH  :^^^mM r'- .  ^-:r;~7^���  i      't-^\'  7*7  ATLIN, B. C.   SATURDAY, OCTOBER -7,    1903  atgattiation  ���N.   C.   WHEELING-' &.  CO. ���'      ���    &     \     '.'A.   S..- CROSS   &    GO.',, . *  ''*-     ,7 ' - . ���    r r '       ,-    '   '  Have amalgamated-their businesses and have formed a Joint Stdek Company, which, in future, will be known as  THE   ATLIN  TRADING   COMPANY,   LIMITED.  '' The New Firm .will conduct all business in the 'premises formerly occupied  by   N.,  C; WnEKUNG - &"   Co, and will   fcan'y the  .'���   largest and   best   selected   Stock'of   Groceries,   Dry Goods', Boots & Shoes, Etc., Etc., ever carried in Atlin               ,            '             ���  "'        1       ,"                                                                               /7 "                             '     ',  '      A.   S.   CROSS,   President  and   Treasurer ���  ���   ,      , ' '." '    '   .    ' N.   C.   WHEELING,   Secretary. r - <���"  necessitating an immediate return.  , Sir,Leighton, though he saw lots of  game, was unable to secure any exceptional -specimens, but is satisfied  that.there are plenty here, l and  in bidding adieu to Atlin. it was  tiotgood-by.       ,     '' it   #   ,   ���"f  Without going'outside for huiit-  rers to catch our game, an incident  of local interest might, be quoted^  to show that we'do not have to go  far from our own doors to find the  denizen*) of tlie forest : Allan Rup-  pert, a well known prospector^ of  Atlin, was returning from a trip  to"Copper island last week, and,  when approaching the "second'island," opposite; town, he'sawa  large caribou swimming in front of  his boat. He kept it "in sight until  a short distance off the island, when  he took a shot'and killed, it. The  animal, when 'brought' ashore 'was  found to weigh, dressed, 340 lbs.;  the antlers measured" four ' -feet  across. Chris." Doelker, with..an  eye to business, "purchased-the  caribou on its arrivalhere." "    ' ''    ���  Northern Lumber Co.  ) _'" Prices for the Season 1903.\  '\  Rough, up to 8 inches, $35.  ,'      do        do      10     ',,        40.'  lgdo\' do1',* 12 '    ., "   "45'.  '   ./,Matched Lumber,'$45.   *  ;  Surfacing, $5.60 per 1000 feet  E.S. Wilkinson, P.L.S. ' Wm. Brown, C.E.  WILKINSON   &   BROWN   ,     \  '- Provincial Land   Surveyors- &   Oivii   Engineers.  Hydraulic   Mine  Engineering   a   Specialty  Ollico,' Pearl   St., near Third St,. Atltn, IS.C  v 1  WORKUP TO DATE.  ''John Pugh, the Vancouver' Taxidermist ..is at Cariboo Crossing  after'Northern animals. ."Anyone  .wishing any ��� heads , mounted  or - furs dressed v can forward to Cariboo where Mr. Pugh  will "take care' of them.  .;*}  HOTEL VANCOUVER/  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST   OF  GOODS-     j'!  Sam.  Johnstone,, Prop*  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that sixtj days  after date I intend to anply to the Chief  Commissioner of Land* and Works for.per-  missiouto purchase the following described  tract of land * >  Comiiii-iiciue at postmarked H W. E. G's.  S. E. Corner post placed 120 feet from tho  corner of Runt Avenue ami Luke Street on  the north side, in tho town of Atlm, B. C.  and follow iu;r the line of Kant Avenue towards the Luke shore 110feet more or less,  thence Jollow ni{? tho line of Lake Street  northerly 120 feet, thence easterly 110 feet,  thence ISO feet southerly, more or less to  point of commencement. Containing 0.S3  acres more or loss. ,  ���  Dated at Atlin, B. C. October flth, 1903.  "    - H. W. E. Canavan.  ALL  I STEVENS RIFLES AND PISTOLS  ARC GUARANTEED TO BC  SAFE, DBHABLE AUD ACCURATE.    -  ITHE WmmilE RBFLE  . NOTICE Is heredy s\\ei\ ��hat the Court of  Revision and Appeal under the provisions of  the "Assessment Act" for tbe Atliu Lake,  Bennett Lake and Chilkat Mining Divisions  of Cussiur district is postponed from Monday  .October 20th., to Wednesday, Ootoder 27th ,  'l903,"at the tame hour and plnoe,    '-  "'"'    **��--       -   "i   - J. A.Fraser,  .", j*2 '      Government Agent  Go>ernmeut Acent's Officer "      " "  Atlin, B.C. October   13th.I903. , " '  NOTICES.  DRINK THE BEST  V'V  * < ^ ������ *,. i  ���J iiK  " IS!  "NABOB   TEA."  In Lead Packets 01 y,-iit Aiid i -lb each. v ' ^ *���--*  ���.*,*,., ..."      r        _, For Sale by all First Class'Grocers.-  ,    ' r\-     " �����*.���.���L_ ">' " - '     .  KELLY!   DOUGLAS   &   Co... Wholesale Grocers, VANCouvBRfB.'C.  THE GRAND  HOTEL  FINEST'EQUIPPED HOTEL IN THE NORTH' .EVERYTHING  '-. ->   CONDUCTED'IN' FIRST-CLASS MANNER. '"  *>  ;' French   Restaurant , in   Connection.  r ��� David THastie,  Proprietor.  ���   '    a} Corner of First' andU Discovery Streets.  THE.W'HITE'PASS&YUKON ROtflCE  Pacific   and'Arctic   Railway   and. Navigation (.'ompotp.  British Columbia Yukon   Railway Company.  British Yukon   Railway Company,  TIME TABLE.  ���^��� IN EFFECT   JANUARY 7 1901, "      -  Daily excent Sunday.  ,  >'*l3 ��*,  NOTICE is hereby given that sixty days  from the date hereof, I intend making  application * to tho Honorable , the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purchase sixty acres of land  for agricultural' purposes, in the Atlin  District of Cassiar, situated as follows:   t,  Commencing nt a stake marked B. B's  North-West Corner Post situated on the  East Bank of the Atlintoo River, thence in  an Easterly Direction 20 Chuins, thence lii a  Southerly Direction 20 Chains, thence  Westerly about 40 Chains, thence along- the  East Bank of the Atlintoo River about  80 Chains to the point of commencement,  containing .in all about CO sores, more or  less.  H. A. Butler,  C.-H. Butler.  Dated at Tahu. B.  19th . Aueust.lflOS.  C,  is an accurate rifle and puts every shot  where you hold it. Weight 4} ponndB.  Made in three calibers���.S3, .25 and 32  Kim Fire.  price:  Ho. 17. Plain Si|hts,    .    .   $3.25  Ho. 18, T��rjet Sights, .    .    H-25  Where these rifles are not carried in  stock by dealers vie will send, express  prepaid on receipt of price. Send stamp  for catalog describing complete line  and contaunsg valuable informatioa to  shooters. j  * The J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co.  P. 0. Bu CHIC0PEE FALLS, MASS.  jaOTICB is hereby eivon that Sixty days  after date I - intend to apply to the  Chiqf Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to purchase the followine  described tract of land for agricultural  purposes: Commencing at a post marked  Duvid L. Hall's N. K. corner.thence 20 chains  West, thence 80 chains South, thence 20  chains East, thence 80 chains North to place  of 'commencement, containing: in all 160  acres more or less.  Situated tw o miles east of Atlin Lake and  about 10 milot North of Atlin Townsite on a  small creek known an Burnt Creek.  David L. Hall.  Dated  at   Atlin,   B.  C.   this   24th. day  of  August 1903.  No.SN. ,B.  2nd class.  8. .10 p. m.  10. SO   ���  11. 40 a.m.  12- 20  2.45   ,   '  6.40   ,.  No.l   N. B  1st class.  9.30 a.m.   LV.    SKAGUAY  10.55  AR.  11.00 '  11.45   , ���  12.15)  12. 35 (p.m  2.10   ���  WHITE PASS  LOG CABIN  No.   2. S. Bound      No. 4 S. Boun4.  1st class. 2nd class.  4.30 p.m.       AR   4.15 %. in.  3  05 ...  8.00   ,���  2.10   ���  1.35'  1.15 j p.m  11.50   a.m  2. 10 ���  I.00���  12.20  p.m--  10.20    ���  �� 30    ���      LV"       JIOO   ���  'BENNETT  CARIBOU  i: 80 ,��� AR    WHITE IiORSE LV  Passengers must be at depots iu time to have Baggage inspected and checked.    Inspection is stopped 30 minutes beforo leaving time of tram.  150 pounds of baggage will be checked free with each full fare ticket and 75 pounds  with each half fare ticket. 1  J. G. COKHEIX.  nugget M  Discovery.  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  NOTICE is hereby Kivan'that sixty day  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and "Works for permission to purohaso the following' doscribed  trac of land for agricultural purpose*:  Commencing at post planted at the South  East corner of R Grierson's preemption  No. 245, situated tiear Surprise Lake in tho  Atlin Dlstrlot, thence East 20 chains to Post  2, thence North 20 ohalns to Post S, thence  West 20 chains to Post 4, thence Soutn 20  ehains to place of commencement, containing; in all about forty aoreo more  or less.  JOHN DUNHAM  DftteA at Surpri*�� Lake, Aug-. 23th. 1005  , FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN  CONNECTION.  Header uartoi'B for Brook's stae-o.  Pellew-Harvey, Bryant & Gilman  Provincial Assayers  The Vancouver Assay Office, Established iSOa   ���>��������   W. WALLACE GRIME *. Co.,    '  Agents.  Larg-e or Small Samples forwarded for Aacar  DISCOVERY, B. C.  *  NEW DINING ROOM  NOW OPEN,  Furnishing   The  BEST MEALS IN CAMP.  Finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  Ed. Sands, Proprietor.  OTT     BATHS  ���   JtVo   BARBER SHOP  F. Shields & Eddy Durham.  Now eocupy their new quarters next  to the Bank of B. N. A.. First Street.  The bath raaxasara equally as eood n�� found  iu ��iti����.   Private Bntraaea for ladle*.  TRY  X D. DIME'S  FOR       '   >  UPHOLSTERY  MATTRESSES  FURNITURE  HARDWARE  PAINTS & OILS  Atlin -61 Discovery.  The Royal Victoria  Life Insurance Co.  OF   CANADA  Capital    $1,000,000.  jt_ C. ^JiowohCcld, .Ajsafc.  &  Mm  .* ^,'f'l  .' '    ' T-  *    " M  '���l*    i  I,  '���'���'  '  >>  ._ JB  nwr^J     ���*rvn*> iHttJHfKt ty.^i*��� JRescuing- the Baby.  One of Mr. T. G  "Warren's most successful farcical conre"!ie"-  was a piece called  "Nita's Flr&t,"  and  the, plot of  this,  as  tts title sufficiently r-vcals,  turned upon  She attempt of a secretly married young*  Couple to hrtlo then ofC^pr rng from a rich  relation���whir h    ikh    relation    was,    of  tourse, an eccentric uncle rn a plard slia-wl  ind false wlrUkcis,  with .1 desperate desire  lo  pay Ins  nephew's,  debts  only on  condition' ilr.it  the rrepl'.ew  was still sln-  1  B-le.    To  make it known  to  the  man  in  the street,  .ind'tho   man  rn   the  street's  w fe,  that there wn,s   i baby rn  the case  (.there was a. great run on wax babres for  faicrcil comedy sunie  111 teen  ve.irs auo),  the management of the Novelty Tlieitre.  where 'Nun's, Klrst" ivas to be produced,  ���sent oirt n  procp��.��.ion  of sandwich  men,  car lying- in tlieir  .urns n-.tinter le'.t babies"  12���i    A10oJc| *'iid loni,' white robes     To-  wardK the end of tlio day It was observed  'i.?,,!,!01-0 91 lho s.'"dwlfh men  bad been  ��iinltlnjr   too   much   Willi   his   sandwich,  Aor-wii���  ^'"RfWns   along;   the   narrow  l^onriin �� ?-.* u��]l><,in  like ,in  intoxrcited  tenhnm>,13y. U10   llnlu   llfl  'oaH.ed   Tnt-  W'^i ? l"f Ro'ld "<��� l1'"1 heromo hupo-  n��L��� "c,llc'1 lFw" ''Is. companion',, 'and  "aj T",'*?C1 !'s '-''"���'ossiy about in a va-ruc  and   i~i7miltcnL  SL-a.ch   fc :���   thorn,   now  ?n"-  ���?"' ,���''"  ,1<?  *-l��n'hl��rt  n'n..T,   look-  i^U.. u,,l0,,,,''lv  (iov'n   **���-  Hie   baby   rn   liH  on nn,n? u "Bhlily puz.--.led to know how  ?nte   n    lg0   tI:01��    Croahlng westward  ho-H-rim    rtl  c,,,PPt'  u,c  ^loichPd  human  ovor ,  e *?,fla,-  il  l0��    f'dhesivo    shuffle  ,n<? <���? piotlUtll��f?.io:Hl-blOfk   and spi.iwl-  th��-J?'ward on liis li.iiicl* and knees, shot  >ne  red-hooded   infant unclci   the  wheels  "il. passf,nS omnibus     "Women  slnlekod  ana tinnod the color of ivoiy, men shout-  ���,i  /i rushed to the heads of the lioises.  w,,?, tT��  Po'iccmi-n   who   were on  trafflo  ���?�����,?urr,,��<1,y Ieft II for the scene of the  T-rag-eciy     Xuminjr the infant gently over,  zo asceitam the extent of its injurres, one  ��ni�� i ipo,i<'emon d.soo\eicd that it could  onry bleed sawdust in  the  worst of ac-  ��������i ' aJld t0 the lion or of the excited  2Z?~    i ^'J?0 ,were "��t rn the seeiot, went  2?w.i   Jt,h.e Sunken  sandwich  man. and  wnacked him over the head wrth it  Then  ���thei miserablo guardian rocked and sham-  ���fnt *?way rrom the eapmg audrence, wio-  iifL,.   1?lLt! fl0m hi" baby's eyes with tho  ���sleeve of his ragged coat -M. A. P.  grve. And Mrs Crawford tells a soou  story of how, while she was returning  home late one night by the Champs  IHiysecs, a cabman diew,up, and, in spite  ol her shake of the head, snid, 'Jump in  ���I will drive you home for nothrnr?, for  you remind me of *rny mother '' Evidently the cabman found Mrs Crawfoi d sympathetic. During the siciro of Paris she  did admirable work, and fco respected and  popular'was she that she received the rod  ribbon of the l_,egion of Honor. However, she lerjuested that it might be given  to her son, Mr. Robert Crawford, Instead, and this���an unheard-of concession  ���was done. "With AT de Blowit/ and  Mrs. Crawford gone, Kngllsh journalism  must noccssarrlv suffni ��� but rl Mrs.  Crawford can be persuaded to give us a  volume of recollections thE.t will be something; of a consolation "  The Joys ox uoii.  Interesting Lady Dudley.  Before and After.  When  a new  , the territories, accbrdm  ���City   Journal,     the  newspaper   starts   up  In  to The Kansas  country     exchanges  t ' greet it in a form whrch reads something  m   ^iS'   "V01   *���  No*  *'   of The Doaks-  ifttia shi^ uS-?un,e ,s 'l liea* anci "ew"y  w*mt inti!1,cl1   supplies,   a   long-xeit  Sf, JJ? *hat tin'ving. community by tho  J.ne   eartor,     ilij     Ja'i.es   Smith     is     i  .   scholar  and  a gentleman,   who  'has   a����  '^nut Feat Jouin-ii'stio   evper.enco   and  ability by serving a nun bor   ol yu.tis Sri  the ieportorr.nl  stalf ot  one  of  the  mpi  ropolrtan   newspapeis   ot   liaiisas   i^Jfi  lat��ely ^c^?0"* J*mmy*    W? StecUoli:  '-frni'JSf?"1*   y0U   t0    U:c    lom   of   the  Hi��o���0uWira   ot  Puhllc   opinion."    But  ' sSmo n'^1 �� the Pievailrns opinion on  be ?mh���S, ��uo and the next thing  ,.1"?^, ^ h mseli runs rn this l'ash-  i��iL X? v> - J' ot that di&ieputablc  232�� ?,$ M**1- Snake Indians, The Doaks-  hS?     J-rlb��n��.   published   in   that   h   }innrrhV^r   J1** SGwei   01 oroation,  by that  ��*^l7,a��ed:   Puddmg   brain   idrot   who  ffl* "��d  Horn Kansas  Crly,   leaving  '^,?i���launai;y b111 unpard, tlie which seems  ' done heS "6 d��eS not *"ave any washl"S  ��n^!"0, whole '3 not repeated, as only a  STiIr1?; 1S neoossaiy to show the troubles  Toli, sSon. ovei whelm the adventuiesome  -James Smith.  .She Must be Stunning.  Hera is a. tribute of southern chivalry  -and eloquence to beauty :���"Miss Isabella  SJj11??1?', a most Prcpossessmg, vivacious  ^L hl��,hly accomphbhed young lady of  i^S8:^".,18 vi&ltI"S the interesting and  �� family of her brothei, Conductor J.  ���SViSn   m,an of Gadsden.    The fair Miss  Isabella  is  one  ot  those   modest,   sweet  iZ?��S Iadl,ea that ]00k tlie Picture o*  loveliness, happiness and beauty, and is  n,^i�� the���most radiantly and beautifully  aumlnous figures to be found among her  ���- ' * �� s the rlch and Proud posses-  ,iii.�� a most fascrnating pair of spark-  'iing peepers, supplemented* wrth the most  gorgeous, beautiful showers of coal black  $rJL%s,es- whlch raH so gracetully and,  nestle so closely, charmingly, admirably  and covetously about her neck and shoul-  ^"?iin sYch nch Profusion, and which  would make a Grecran beauty or a queen  envy could they but see her. Miss Huff-  S^?��b .nKs t0 a distingurshcd Georgian  lamiiy of the genuine thoroughbred typo,  'X?J}3ed; m0(iest. cultured and intellectual,  Doruerlng somewhat on gilt-edged aristocracy, while spnghtlincfas is set upon  ner irps, and in readiness of wit she 13  unsurpassed. The Miiror wishes for tho  lascinating and fair Miss Isabella a most  ���<tellcious]y pleasant time dunng her so-  -Journ In the beautiful Queen City on the  Lady Dudley, wife of tho Lord Lieutenant of Ii eland, Is one of the most interesting women in'society, but her retiring  nature makes  her bettor known  to intimate friends than  lo  the outside 'world  of general society, savs M. A.  P     Miss  '"achcl Gurney was the h milsomo daughter of  a  beautiful  mother;   .ind   ron   her  father's side came rrom  the old Uhiglish  Quaker family whose forbears have given  to the world such names as Samuel Gurney and lSlrzabolh Pry.   N.ilmes are drf-  ferent.    Some stand alone, others have a  magnetic   personality,   these   latter   givo  ns well as take, and make fimnds wherever they go    Lady Dudley belongs,to tho  last-mentioned    variety.      .When      very  young    she   attracted   the   interest   of   a  good and grlted woman���Adeline   Duchess  of Bedford, ,tlien    Lady    Tavistock���who  pitied the soniewh.it lonely girl,  noticed,  and  finally adopted  her.    After  this  the  young lady had the most careful education    and   the   happiest   of   times      She  possessed an exquisite voice, ,was taught  by Tostl, and at one moment  tlioio was  an  Idea of her taking up a  piofcssional  career.  Music and lnncruiges occupied her  time; she studied in Pans and Italy, saw  men and cities, making unconscious preparation  of her future  dP&tlny     Adeline,  Duchess   of  Bedloid    trained   her  young  companron  to  take interosl   In  the "many  charrtablo   movements   will:   which     she  herself was connected    Miss Gurney was  soon  taught  to  study  tho  London  poor,  and t~ use her voice for the   enloymont  of  mothers   and   work   girls   who    foregather at Last End clubs     The Duchess  also  introduced  her  piotege   to  the  best  society   In   thiee   kingdoms        Georgia  Lady Dudley,  was fond of the grrl,  her  daughter,   Lady    Wolver ton���then    Lady  Ldrth Ward���and Miss Rachel Gurnev became the gieatest lriends, and it was at  Wrtley Court that the fairy Prince made  his appearance, in the person of tho son  of the house���the Loid Dudley of to-day.  Marriage soon followed    The young fiancee's   trousseau   was    provider!     by   her  mother-frrend,  who  also  p esented-some  splendid pearls    TTpi  wedding took place  in   September,    3891,     at   Holy    Tnnlty  Church, Sloane stieet, and in spite of its  being the "olf season," the event aroused  such popular intoiest that the crowd became unmanageable, and bnde and bridegroom  left   the ehuicli  amrcl   a scene  of  wrld excitement    Lord and Lrulv Dudlcv  have thiee chlldien     Ladv  Honor  Ward  made  her appeal avce in  1S')2     She  is  a'  charming child   and    already a graon-il  skirt-dancer     Loul  ISdriam   was   corn  tp  1S11, and little T,p<T.y Mm vvth is now iii-  en yeais old    Ladv Dudley makes an admirable mother, teachesJier children   s-iid  has them constnntlv about her.   When iVo  Hist baby was christened  she conceiv  1  the pretty fancy of enveloping her el1 IJ  in  the  square   of nr-h   lace   'which   ''-id  formed her ov n wedding veil    Lad/ D>m-  ley has a lemaiKably good head lor business, and takes a keen interest m political questions and (he pi ogress of the people.    Smce her residence In  tho  I"ltr>eiaid  Isla shn has done much to promote home  Indus'  ies,  and  to fur thor the  sale    and  manufnctuio  of Irish   laces  and  poplins  Her  new  counliy      home.    "Rockingham  Castle,   will  be a   lasting  link  with   Ireland     Lady Dudley's  rs a notable character.    She is not onlv wife, mother and  head of a household   hut possesses all the  social talents, and makes a hulliant ap-  pearanco'rn the most exclusive social circles     Her jewels  arc  splendid    and   her  rubies the finest in London     She generally wears white  in  the evening     Lady-  Dudley is pretty, graceful and \ery dark;  her   eastern   name���Rachel���sounds   most  appropriate.    She  is  a  clover    designer,  has   designed   jewellery   and   an   artistic  Peaca Medal.  Mr. T. P. O'Connor, In his Mainly About  People,  has an article  on  "The Joys of  Golf," in which he says in part:���I   have  heard of men   beginning golf who wore  over seventy years of age  and there are  cases of men playing It .iftei   they wore  eighty.    Then golf'can'be played in  any  trme of  tho year,  with  .ihnost as mucin  enjoyment in winter as in summer,'and  though the golfer is not independent   o*  weathor, he is veiy  lndif.ereut  to it.    *��  have  frequently seen  golfeis playing  lr  rain���1 have played myself in a fog���anrf,  the best pioof  that snow- has no tcnorr  for the golfer is the fact that there i? :���,  special   ball  for playing in  snow���a  ba'l  painted  ied instead of white     These are  but the minor causes of the  fascln itron  of golf;  tho real charm is rn the character of the game  itself.  ,Compare rt with  any  other   outdoor  game,   and  the   11' st  advantage  you  will  see   that   it   has    Is  that  you   can  play  with  just   one  other  person    It you are a member of a ciicket  team or a football team, jou curnut get  ion without twenty-one other people���I :-s-  sume  that eleven is tlie  average of  tho  football as of the ciicket team. Seiond-  ly, mark tlrat you are but ono in one nl  these teams; that  for a poitlon or jour  time  in   cricket  you   are   dorng  nothing,  and   that   during   the   lcmalndcr   of    the  time,i except for the space von are nt the  wicket as batter or bowler, you are a little   cog  in  a  gieat   machine     A    gieat  schoolmaster who has lust died  used  to  denounce golf because of this difference  saying that it did not teach that spirit ot  discipline,   -^co-ordination, ' ,,eoniiadeship  which came from the tactics and cliarac-'  ter  of  crrckct.    I   don't  stop  to  dispute  this   point���though    It   is    disputable.    I  dwell on tho fact that in goll jou are the  captain of your soul, to use the phrnse^of  poor Henlev, that your fate Is almost entirely   dependent   on   yourself,   and   that  you requiio but ono othei  being to make  up your game    Of course  when men plhy  In a foursome, you require three oth<?ts,  but I am talking of the absolutely Indis-  Fensable for a game of golf, and that, ns  have written, is just ono other person.   Mark  again,   that cuoh   shot  that a golfer plays has its own history-  its own drama.    You hit tho ball squarely and falily, or you hrt half squarely or  fairly; or you hit It badlv, or you miss it  altogether.   Hero is a whole set of possibilities   which   He- around   every   golfer  when ho starts to hit Ins ball     The ball  speeds on  Its course, and  here again another] new  set    of    inlinito    possibilities  ailscs.    Tho  ball   may   keep  straight, on  the couise, and then  tlie futuro is clenr;  or it may go out of hounds, and then tho'  stroke  Is  lost; 'or it  mav get  into  long  grass, and then there Is difficulty in getting  it  out    again;    or  it mav bo  well  tee'd or badly tee'd, or He in a hole; that  -is  to say,   be so  placed  as  le  he  either  easy  to  drive   oiT  again  or  difficult.    If  you want to realize the perplexities and  possibilities   of    each   .stroke   in   a    golf  match you ought to play golf with Scotch  caddlos   attending   on    you   ��� Thev    rush  after tho ball, then they stand looking at  it for some seconds, and It Is not till thev  have   pondered   over   rls   situation   thus  that thev advise voir wlilch ot vonr clubs  you should use    I daresay I shall bo accused  of  exaggeration   or  of fuicy  pictures w-hen I s.iv that to the goiter each  stroke   is   a  drama;   that  this  etiama  is  repeated four, five   six Iim-->s���even more  ���at each hole: and that tneie aie usually  eighteen holes in every p-olf match    This  will help to mike vou understand why it  is that,golf Is so fascinating    Anvhow, I  count it'among the beneficent revolutions  and revelations of our tlm<\ especially to  middle-aged   men   of   sedentary   emplovr  ments.   And in season'and out of season  I preach it to mv friends    I have made  numerous converts     Thev come from all  professions���the Bar, medicine ��� the stage,  journalism���and,   they    are    all    equally  grateful, to me for having plagued thpm  into the game    Their giatitude, however,  does not prevent them   from makinjr me  the scurvy leturn of beenming bptter p'av-  ers  in  a  month   than   I  nan  succeed   in  being  in   a  voar     But   the  iov   of  golf  does not wholly depend on success.  remedy, and much simpler. It rs within  the reach of eveiy person. A bathtub is  not necessary, though very desrrable.  The water should be as cold as possible  to produce the desired effect, especially  should thW be the case with tho victim  of insomnia. He should shock himself,  and thus drive the Insomnia away ir ha  finds himself after'the bath tingling to  his very finger tips ho can go to sleep.  If he fails���and It is not always certain-  he can walk fifteen or twenty miles. If  this fails to make an Impression his case  is a bad one, and he had better light tho  'gas and read- a book until morning. These  are simple remedies within the means of  all. There is nothing better than cold  water, and Its use about the head and  body is excellent. A' full realization of  this would add to the nuinber of useful  citizens and save lives.  Mr. Healy and His Hat.  To the surpilse of his fellow-members,  Mr. Healy has appeared in the House  ���of Commons in a new srlk hat. He has  told a cor re ondent of Tho Leinster  ���Leader' the history of tho old hat, with  'which   M.P.'s  have  grown   familiar.  "After the fight in the House of Com-  'mons in 189'," he said, "the Mayor and  corporation of Alexandna, Loursrana,  cabled to me that, reading that my hat  ���was broken In the melee, they had voted  me a new hat and hat-case out of the  public funds, and requested me to cable  the size of my head They then sent mo  .a new hat, which I undeitook, in acknowledging the gift, to wear to tho  utmost limits.  "The result i? that I have benn wearing  a shabby hat, and I have been so joked  -about It that, after ten years' wear, with  many a pang at parting with an old  Tfriond, I  decided  to discard the gift."   <* ���  Mrs. Emily Crawford.  "All those who have onioyod the brll-  tlant work done by Mrs. I'mily Crawrord  in the Dally News," wiites tho Paris cor-  .naspondent ot M. A P., "will legret to  hear that she is very .shortly to retire  from the post of Pails coirespondent to  that paper. For over thirty yeais has  Mrs. Crawford���In conjunction with her  "husband, and then with her son���been actively employed In that capacity, and so  It Is only natural tlrat she should now  consider herself entitled to perfect lest  and freedom. Ot course in Paris she has  "known everyone woith knowing, and seen  everything worth seeing At every officral  function one beheld her chatting vivaciously with distinguished personages,  and they, in their turn, spoke fneely.  knowing that Mis. Ciawfoid would never  "betray confidences. When the King arrived in Paris there was The Daily News  correspondent at her post, on tho platform, an Intelestlng and a dignified figure,  with white hair and a highly intellectual  face. True, she carried a stick���but in-  ���tcitectually slra was . as alert as ever.  Every official in Paris, high and low,  "knows Mrs. Crawford, and whereas other  ��� '���correspondents often experience difficulty  ��� in acquiring information or obtaining a  good view of Important ceremonies, she  . has never once met with a rebuff. Indeed,  it Mrs. Crawford determines to leave:  <A��arls she will be sorely missed, lhe  Parisians unanimously vote her sympathetic'���the   highest    praise    they  can  Good, Kind Russia.  "It is easy to say that Russia has.no  designs upon India," savs Blackwood's  Magazine (Edinburgh), "and that It is  only our ill-natured opposition to her  harmless ambitions which causes her to  threaten us in that quarter If we 'are  only wise enough to give her what she  wants, she will 'leave us masters of the  greatest prize in the world, the fertile  plains and valleys of Southern Asia.' In  other words, we are advised to offer no  opposition to the occupatron by Russia ot  a position which will place Indra at her  mercy, and to trust to the infinite mercy  and goodness of the Czar and his advis-  eis to restrain their hands. Russia will  be so kind as to 'leave us masters' of  our Indian empire. It may be so, but  the British people will prefer to hold  their possessions by their own right  hands, and at no man's sufferance."  A Frenchman's Pun.  Two English M P.'s, Mr. Walter Palmer and Mr. Hany Samuel, were osts at  a luncheon party given to about forty of  the French Deputies at the Junior Carlton Club, says The London Chronicle.  Not many English politicians were valiant enough to advcntuic their own vernacular Fron^ii with guests*of whom the  majority speak no English at all. All  ���went well, however, at the Junior Carlton luncheon, though later in the coffee-  room, when Thrglishmon wo><? presented,  it was noticed that the profundity of tho  introductory 'w was generally to be  taken as Indicative of a somewhat surface knowledge of lhe visitors' tongue  Ono Fronchman, with innate politeness  did his best to establish an International  accord by talking English; his facility in  which he attested by a pun: "Great treat  shall lead to groat Treaty."  The Australian Government.  The first Commonwealth Government  has now been two and a half years in  existence, and It has onlv had one change  in Its composition, and that was unavoidable, Sir James Dickson, Postmas-  ter-Oeneral and representative of Queensland, dying shortly nfter its formation,  says Tho London Chronicle. Mr. Kingston's resignation of tho portfolio of Minister of Trade and Customs, which Is  announced this morning, may possibly be  reconsidered and withdrawn, In view of  tho approaching general election. IIo is  the representative of South Australia in  the Barton Cabinet, and Is very popular  In that State, in spite of certain eccentricities. He once challenged, a political opponent to fight a duel, end he  was punctually on the appointed spot at  daybreak. So were the police, but the  challenged party, was not visible. Mr.  Kingston came to London with Sir Edmund' Barton "nd ?�����=��� ��� Heaitfn to watch  the pron-ra*�� of the Federal enabling bill  thr-eagn" tho  Imperial   Parliament.  The Servant Question.  It is always an advantage, and often a  distinct relief, to get at the true proportion of things. Here is the servant question, for instance, .which has 'appeared  at times to daiken the whole horizon of  woman, and beside whose tyranny the  tyrant man sinks Into innocuous desuetude. And, Jo! says a writer in Harper's  Bazar, a Massachusetts woman, grappling  with the real, thevtruly vital statistics in  the case, tells us the great, soothing fact  that 83 per cent, of the women of America do not keep servants at all Only  17 per cent, ot our sisters sit in the  ' shadow of the servant question to-day.  Even though that shadow be daik Indeed, and still darkenrng, foui-fifths and  more of the homes of America are strll  rejoicing in light and liberty.  Therefore, even when we hunt references, and tram incompetents, and overlook badly swept rooms because we dare  not drscipline Nora lest she should leave,  and endure the impertinent cook becaust  hor successor would probably .ie more so,  let us take comfort In the thought that  we are not facrng a universal problem,  but a very limited one. The great majority of American women still rule their  own households There are 83 per cent,  who have never bowed the knee to Bridget���who do not know anything about intelligence offices, or days out. or followers, or a week's warnmg. The question  as to eight-hour relays of domestics,  which vexes tho brains of millionaire mistresses, does not'stir these independent  housewives to more than an academic interest. The problem of a large cook in  a small flat never faces them in all its  concrete difficulty, nor have they ever  known the sorrows of the suburbanite  whose sarvants wrll not stay, though  wages soar.   Their hori70n Is clear.  When we are tempted to magnify our  troubles about servants, then let us remember that the American woman, In the  mass, has no servant question. A small  proportion of American women wrestlo  with it���that Is all. If ft never Is solved  tho nation Is not Inst, by any mean3.  Perhaps. In this thought, our worrlPS  over Bridget mav lose their monumental  proportions and assume a more suitablf  Biz*.  How to Get Sleep.  This, says The Baltimore American, is  the time for all kinds of advice regarding  the weather and the way to avoid its effects. Much of It is of the kind any man  would probably take If he could. Ono Is  advised to go to the seashore���excellent  advice if the sufferer Is able. As nine-  tenths  of   those   who   read    newspapers  have not enough .spare time and cash to  Invest in such a trip, they cannot be con-  maered within the scope of tho suggestion.  The same may be said of a trip to the  mountains���excellent in Itself, but costly  to those compelled to work hard to earn  o livelihood. What the public wants 13  something the majority can do without  too great a sacrifice. Insomnia Is a common result of a heated term���in fact, one  of the most common and disagreeable  effects of a torrid temperature. A writer on the subject suggests the mountains.'.  One who'cannot sleep at home is as apt  to'BUffer this deprivation elsewhere ��� no  matter where ho goes. A change of .venue  ig not apt to remove the operating cause,  nor aro tho people generally able to run  away to the mountains In order to catch  a wink of sleep.   A cold bath is a bettor ,  -    Japan and Manchuria.  Manchuria, The Liteiary Digest says, la  a  burning-topic  in  tho  Japanese  press,  and numerous bellicose editorials appear  regularly   in   Tokyo   papois      In   a   late  number  of  that  widely   lead  magazine,  The Taiyo, a noted member of the Hou3e  of   Representatives,   Mr.   JMochlzuki   Ko-  taro, advocates Japan's coming to terms  with Russia, "It being impossible to keep  her out ofiManchuna lor any length of  time."   The Japanese statesman pioposes  that Russia' be allowed to take Manchuria  as a set-off to the appiopilalron of Korea  by   Japan.     What   other   powers   would  have to say to this arrangement tho wriw  er does not venture lo con lectin e   'However, tho adoption of this policy finds re\v  champrons In tho press.   In tho newspapers generally the war party seems to \>\a-  pondorate.    The Yomiuri Shimbun thinks  that there are three courses open to Japan : First, to go to war with Russia and  drive her, out of Manohuila ; second,  to  agree   to   Russia's   taking Manchuria   In  return  "for something else" ; third,  the  conversion   of   Manchuriai into' a   buffer  State.    But  tho  Japanese   paper  setting  forth these alternatives i.s of opinion that  Russia is not likely to agree to"anv of  them   'inless   Japini   goes , to   war.   'The  able   Japaneso   publicist,   Dr.   Takahashi,  replies lo��.nll���H��lsAlhdt Japan should not  hesitate to go to war s\t once,.but.,that  after   the   attainment   of   hei    object"' ���  Chinese control over Manchuiia ��� Japan  should retire from  tho contest.    To this  The  Yomiuri  ro'oins  that  for  Japan   to  attempt to prop up China against Russia  would bo useless    If Japan Is obliged to  go to war over Manchuria  and succeeds  Hi expelling Russia, from  "hat province,  she must throw it open to the world herself.   This would prove tlm bafest policy,  as the guarding of trade Interests against  Russian monopoly would thon be undertaken by several other  potJdrs.  ,  I.lfo's liulnncr-Slie, t.  "The human body receives and 'expends about eight and one-third  ipounds each day. In the1 business  ���world1 this state of affairs would, indicate bankruptcy, hut in the physical  ���world ,there is a profit which, doesn't  appear on the books," says a well-  la-nown. physician. "That profit is en-  ' ergy.  "One can put the daily income and  expenditure intx�� single-entry hook-  'keepmg.form: , >  'Income. ,       ,    - Grams.  Solid food '..  ..    8,000  (Water ..*_' '.. 37,65ft  ���Oxygen .' ,-. is,00ft  Total '... 5S.G50  Expenditure. ' Grains.  Lungs-give off 20,000  Skin 13,750  Kidneys 24, LOO  Intestines    2,S0O  f    Total  58,050  "The body of a man weighing- 14S  pounds- is made up as, follows: Water, 90 pounds; living matter, 26.6  pounds; fat, 23 pounds; minerals-, 8.3  pounds. Food must build this framo  and must repair whatever losses it  undergoes.  "Nitrogenous1 foods are obtained  from the juice of meat, the white of  egg, the curd of milk, the legumen of  peas and beans and the gluten, of.  bread. These foods build up the living parts of the body, the cells and  tissues. The fats aie heat and eneigy  producers. Starches and sugars aie  energ3'-makei s in a less degree. "Minerals form bone and aie used by the  body m many ways ,Water Is ti'c  vCtiost important food."  '" Where Jloe-i Don C'on-.u I .um.  Ground, a little belovi- tl��: surface,  ���is always warmer than the air over  it. So long .as the. surface of the  ground is above the de^vpo.iiit, vapor  must rise and pass fTom. Lhe earth,  into the air.  The moist air so formed will mingle  ���with the air above it and. its moisture  ���will be condensed, forming dew  wherever it comes in contact with a  surface cooled below the dew point.  In fact, dew rises fiom the ground.  Place some metal trays over the  grass, the soil and the road on dewy  nights. You will generally find'more  moisture on the grass inside the trays  than outside; you will always observe  a deposit of dew inside the trays, even  ,when there is none oifiside at all. This  shows that far more vapor rises out ol  the ground during tho night than condenses* as dew <��n the grass and otber  objects. |  Dew, then, rises from the ground.  But how is the dew formed on bodies,  high up in the air?  Dew does not rise l"-. particles, as it  was once considered, to fall in parti'  cle3 like fine rain. It rises in vapor.  Some is caught by what is on the surface of the earth, but the rest ascends  in vapor form until it comes in contact with a much colder surface, to  condense it into moisture.  The vapor does not flow upward in  A uniform stream, but is mixed in the  air by eddies and wind currents, and  carried to bodies far from where it  rose. In fact, do**, may be deposited,  even though the county for many  miles all around be dry and incapable  of yielding any vapor. In such cases  the supply of vapor to form that dew  would depend on tine evaporation ol  the dew and on what waa waited ovot  by the winds.  'A Great Actor's Great Careen  London "Outfook."  From a merchant's office stool in New-"  fraLe street to the unchallenged headship'-  of tlie English-speaking stage is an epitome of the career of John Henry Brod-  ribb, now Sir, Henry Irving, Knight, LL.  D., whose appearance this week on tho  Joards of Diury Lane in'Sardou's "Dante"  Is'the event,of'the London diamatic sea-  ton., ,But how much between!   The early  jtruggles^���bordering at times on privation���of ,this stage-struck'Somerset ladj r  his hard but invaluable nine years' apprenticeship in tire provinces in the'old.  circuit" days before  the actor's trader  nad become a profession; his triumph in  Hunted Down," which attracted the no-  iief  of Boucicnult and led  to his'flrst ���  uondon engagement,'    lu3 epoch-makingi  .enuie of the Lyceum,- hrs tours in the;  united States���all  these are0 milestones i  in Sin Henry's career'familiar to most,  playgoers.    It was Ire who in our time  was able  to   falsify F.  B. Chatterton's'  factum  that- "Shakespeare  spells bank-;  ruptcy."   In his own peison, by his mag-'  actio influence. Jiving has been  to  the  Zollinger genciatron  of uetoia, and tict-j  I resses, too, a sttmul.ifcinp- and vivifying  force; a "worthy'custodian of the trad?  tions   of   Gdirick,    the   Koinhlos,    thai  Keans, and M.icrcndy.   Such passages in*  jus life us the presidency ol a lord chief ,  justice at a banquet; rn   Ins honor, Iris-  delivery  of,the  l'edc  lecture  at  Cambridge'pi ior to leccrvirrg lus degree, his  u-juinplinnt  appearance- as  Sliyloclc   before a German audi once at tire Berliner  llreater,   mid   Iris   "command" ' perform-   '  inecs on several occasions before royalty  /re added laurels to  tlio brow of  this-'  rfreat actor.     '  _,   To mention Sir Henry Trvrng's name'  without linkincr.witVit Unit'of his col- '  eague, Ellen Terry, is- impossible.    The"  two have been so-closely united in their  irt, almost without a break, for twenty-  four ,ycars,   that  old' playgoers, resent,  somewhat  in   tho   sense   of   a   private  tfrrevance, the presence of tlio actress in  management at the-Imperial while the  actor  is  at  Drury   Lane.      But   these1 .  things seem to'lie among the inevitables   <  'of-the dramatic world. -All  tho same,  When one conjures back sweet memories  of  Miss  Terry  playing  Ophelia  to Sir'  tlenry Irving's  Hamlet,  Marguerite  to -  Ins Mephistophcles, and Madame Sans-  fJene to his Napoleon, it is hard to stifle  the feeling that, this-combination ended,  "  some of the fragrance has departed from  our stage.    People went,  of course, to  the Lyceum "to see Irvmg," but in so'  speaking  they  never* forgot   that  they  would see Ellen Terry as-well,  i The  piofcssional  association   of Miss  Tciiywith "Mr.;' Irving dates b.ick, indeed, further than the Lyceum days, for  these two young   people   weie  liloying  together in "Tire Taming'of the Shrew"  at  the oid Queen's  Theatei   under  the  management    of    the   .Wrgans      Nor  though Miss Terry is out of the-east of  Dante,"  is   she   a   novice   in   S.udou's  plays, for was she not, just three years  ago, the leading lady in "Robespierre,"  which   Saidou   wiote  specially  for'tho  Lyceum company?    An .unkind fute at "  limes has dccieed th.it slip should enact  lhe tragedy-queen; but, .is we all know,  her truest successes have been' in that  specres of comedy wheie gentle raillery  and  the display  of aich  pcrveisity  and  meny mischief dhul-e her womanhood.  Iheatei-gocrs  of  to-d.iv   are  often   unaware that Sir Hemy Irving, too, possesses the gift of comedy  to> a" degiee  which���in the former judgment of some  ���overshadows  the  tuigic audi realistic.  Warrant for that view is to be found in  his impersonation of such characters as-  Drgby Grant in "Two Roses," Jingle, and  'Jeremy  Diddler.     But   his   career   was  fixed in what rs usually called the "higher" branch of his ait when he enlisted  under Bateman's banner at the Lyceum,  where his Buigoniasler in  "The'Bells"  took London by storm some Unity years-  ago, and to whose management he ultimately succeeded.  EVIDENCE THAT v  NONE CAN DOUBT  That Dodd's ��iiney Pills are-  the One Sure Cure for  Eheumatism  W.E.Ellis got so He Could not Walk.  Alone or Feed Himself���He Tells  of His Cure:  Cedar Dale, Ont., Aug. 24.���(Special).���Eveiy day seems to furnish,  fresh pioofs, that Dodd's Kidney Pills  are the one'sure and permanent cure  for- rheumatism. This village furnishes evidence that no one can doubt  in the person of W. E. Ellis. His  story is best given in his own words:  ''Two years ago," says Mr. Ellis,  "I got Muscular Rheumatism. I tried  all sorts of medicines, but none o��  them did me any good.  "At last my wile v'ould send for a  doctor. When he arrived 1 said 'Doctor, can you cure' Muscular Rheumatism'." 'No," said the doctor. 'Then,'  I said, 'you arc of no use to me.' "  "I got so bad I could not feedmy-  sclf or walk alone. Then I was induced to try Dodd's Kidney Pills. I took  ��>ix boxes of them, which drove all  the TRheumatism out of mc and left  me in good health again." '  7y Dodd's Kidney Pills cure Rheumatism by removing the cause���by putting the Kidneys in shape to take the  uric acid out of the blood. They always cure Lumbago and Sciatica hi  tie sa I  The Shadow and the Flash. ��  \ Talc of the Impossible  *3Y JACK J ONDON.     ,     .  nBN I look back, I rea.1-  -./ i/e^ ���*vhat    a    peculiar  -   fnendship it was. First,  theie , was   Lloyd   In-  wood,  tall, slender and  , finely knit, nervous and  And then  Paul  Tichlorne,  tall.  finely   knit,   nervous^ and  a&rk.  slender  and    .,    ,      blond. Each was the replica of the oth  er in everything except color. Lloyd's  eyes were black coals of fire; Paul's  ���teel-bluc jets of flame. Under stress of  .excitement, the blood coirrsed olive in  rlha face of Lloyd, crimson in the face oi  Paul But outside this matter of coloring they weie as alike as two peas. Both  were high-strung, prone to excessivo ten-  r ��ion and over-endurance, and they lived  constantly at conceit pitch. 1(  But there was a trio involved In this  remarkable friendship, and the third was  .short, and fat, 'nnd chunky,' and lazy,  and, loth to say, it was I. Paul and  ���Lloyd seemed born to rivalry with each  other, >and I to be'peacemaker between  them. We grew up together, tho threo  jof us, and full often have I received the  'angry blows each intended for the'othor,  JTaey were always competing, striving to  joutdo each other, and when ' entered  pupon s'omo such shugglp there \vii3 no  lUmit either' to their endeavors or pas-  laiona. ' ' '  , This intense spirit of rivalry obtained  |fn their studies and - their r games. If  jpaul memorized * one canto of_"Mar-  irmion," Lloyd . memorised two cantos,  iPaul came back with three, and'Lloyd  '���gain with four, till each knew the whole  .poem' by heart. I remember an incident)  ���that occurred "at the swimming-hole���-an  incident tragically significant of the life-  atrugglo between'them.   The boys had a  ���, game of diving to the bottom of a ten-  foot pool and holding v on by submerged  roots to see which could'stay under the  longest. Paul and Lloyd allowed them-  aelvea to be bantered into making the  descent together. "When I saw their  ���faces, set 'and determined, disappear in  the water as they sank swiftly down, I  felt a foreboding of something dreadful.  The moments sped, the^-ripples died away,  the face of .the pool grew placid and untroubled, and neither black nor_ golden  head broke surface in quest of air.   We  ��� above grew anxious The longest record  of the longest-winded boy had been exceeded, and still there ,was no sign. Air  bubbles trickled slowly upward, showing that the bieath had L been expelled from their lungs, and after'-that  the bubbles ceased "to trickle upward.  Each second became interminable, and,  unable longer to endure the suspense, I  ' plunged into the water. ��- ,  I found them down "at the bottom,  clutching tight to the "roots, their heads  not a'foot apart, their eyes wide open,  each glaring fixedly at the othpr. They  ���were suffering frightful torment, writn-  ing and twisting in the pangs of voluntary suffocation; for neither would .et  go and acknowledge -himself beaten. I  tried to break PauTs hold on the root,  -but"he resisted me fiercely. Then I Jost  my breath, and came to the surface bad-,  iy scared. -1 quickly -explained the situation, and "half a do7en of us went down.  and by main strength -tore them loose-  By the time we got them out, both were  unconscious, and it was only after much  ���barrel-rolling and rubbing and pounding-  that they finally came to their senses.,  They would have drowned there, had no,  one rescued them. '  .When Paul Tichlorne entered college,  !he let it be generally'understood that he,  iwas going in for the social sciences.  (Lloyd Inwood, entering at the same time,  elected to take the same course. But  iPaiil had had it secretly in mind all the  time to study ,the natural sciences, specializing on chemistry, and at the last  moment he switched over. Though Lloya  had already arranged his year's work  end attended the first lectures, .he at  once followed Paul's lead and .went in  for the natural sciences and especially  tfor chemistry. Their rivalry soon became  a noted thing throughout the university.,  Each was a spur to the other, and they  ���went into chemistry deeper than did ever,  students before���so deep, in fact, that  ere they took their sheepskins they could  have stumped any chemistry or "cow college" professor in the institution, save  "old" Mossrhead of the department, and  him even they puzzled and edified more1  than once. Lloyd's discovery of the  ���-death bacillus" of the sea toad, and his  Experiments on it with potassiuin cyanide, sent his name and that of his *uni-  ���jrerslty ringing round the world; nor  ���was Paul a whit behind when he succeeded In producing laboratory colloids  exhibiting amoeba-like activities, and  ���when he cast new light upon the processes of fertilization through his startling experiments with simple , sodium  chlorides and magnesium solutions on  low forms of marine life.  It was in their undergraduate days,  however, in the midst of their profound-  est plunges Into the mysteries of organic  chemistry, that Doris Van Benschoten  entered into their lives. Lloyd mot her,  first, but within twenty-four hours Pan*  saw to it that he also made her ao>,  qualntance. Of course, they fell in lova  with her, and she became the only thing  In life worth living for. They wooed ho*  ���with equal ardor and fire, and so in��  tense became their struggle for her thai  half the student-body took to wagering  ���wildly on the result. Even "old" Moss,  one day, after an astounding demonstration in his private laboratory by Paul,  was guilty to the extent of a month's  salary of backing him to become the  bridegroom of Doris Van Benschoten.  In the end sho solved the problem in  her own way, to everybody's satlsfac'  tion except Paul's and Lloyd's. Getting  them together, sho said that she really!  could not choose between them because  she loved them both equally well; and  that, unfortunately, since polyandry was  not exactly peimitted 'in the Unitea  States, she would be forced to forego the  honor and happiness of marrying either  of them. Each blamed the other foi this,  lamentable outcome, and the bitterness  between then* grew moie bitter.  But things came to a head soon  enough. It was at my home, after they  had taken their degrees and dropped out  of the world's sight, that the beginning  of the end camp to pass Both were'  men or means, with little inchnatron and  no necessity for professional life. My  friendship 'and their mutual animosity-  were the two Hiings' that linked them in  any way top her. While they were  very often at my place, they made it a'  fastidious point to avoid each other on  such visits, though it was inevitable, under the circumstances, that they should  come upon each other occasionally. .  On the day I have in recollection, Paul  Tichlorne had-been .nooning alb morning  In my study over a current scientific review. This left me free to ray own affairs, and I washout among my loses  when Lloyd Inwood ai lived. Clipping  and,pruning and tacking the climbers on'  the porch; with my mouth full of nails,  and Lloyd following me about and'lending a hand now and again, we fell to discussing the mythical lace of invisible  people, that strange and vagrant people  tho traditions of which have come dowi'  to us. Lloyd warmed to the talk iu lu*<  nervous, jerky 'fashion, and was soon  interrogating the physical pioperties end  possibilities of invisibility. A peifcctly  black object, he contended, would ,eludo  and defy the acutesl vision.  "Color is a sensation," he was saying.  "It has no objective reality. Without  light, we can see neither colors nor objects themselves. All objects are black  in tho dark, and in the dark it is impossible to see them. If no light strikes  upon them, then no light is flung back  from them to the eye, and;so we have  no vision-evidence of their being."  "But we see black objects in daylight,'  S objected. " ' V   ���� \  "Very true," he went on warmly. And  that is because they are not, perfectly  black. Were they perfectly black, abso  lutely black, as it weie, we could not  see them���ay, not in the tya<.e of a thou-  eand.suns^could we see them!- And so I  say, with the right pigments, piopei-ly  compounded, an absolutely black-paint  could be*(produced 'which wi ildr render  invisible whatever it v.as applied to."  "It would be a remarkable discovery,"  I said non-committally, for the wholo  thing seemed too fantastical'for aught  but speculative purposes.  "Remarkable!" Lloyd slapped me on  the shoulder.���,"I should say so! Why  old chap, to coat myself with suah a  paint would be"to put the world at my  feet. The secrets of kings and courts  would be mine, 'the machrnations of diplomats and politicians, the double-play  of tricksters, the plans of trusts and corporations! " I,could keep my hand on the  inner 'pulse of things and become the  greatest power in the woild! Aud I���'  he broke off shortly,' then added, "Well,  I have begun my experrments, and I  don't mind telling you that I'm right dn  line for it." < t i  '"A"1 sneering laugh from the doorway  startled us. Paul.Tichlorne was "standing 'there, a smile aof mockery on hi?  lips.        * ���  --. "You forget, my dear Lloyd," he said  "Forget what?"  '���You forget," Paul went -on���-"ah, you  forget the shadow."  I saw Lloyd's face drop, but he -answered sneermgly, **T can carry a sunshade, you know." Then he turned sud  denly and fiercely upon him. "Look  here, Paul, you'll keep out of this if you  know what's good for you."  A rupture seemed imminent, but Paul  laughed good-naturedly. *"I wouldn't Jai  fingers on your dirty pigments.1 Sueceeo  beyond your most sanguine expectations  vet you will always fetch up against tht-  shadow. You can't get away from it  'Now I shall go on tie very opposite  tack. In the very nature of "iny pioposi-  tion the shadow will he eliminated���"  -"Transparency!"  ejaculated Lloyd instantly. '"But it can't be achieved"  "Oh, no;"of course not." And Paul  shrugged his shoulders and strolled ofi  down the briar-rose path.  This was the 'beginning of it. Both  men attacked the problem with all the  ,tremendou3 energy for which they were  noted, and with a* rancor and bittei-  ness which made me tiemble for the success of cither. ' Each trusted me to the  ntmost, and in the long weeks of expen  mentation that followed I was made a  party to both sides, listening to their  thoorizings and witnessing their demonstrations. Never, by woid or sign, did 1  convey to either the slightest hint of the  other's progress, and they respected me  for the seal I put upon my lips.  Lloyd Inwood, after prolonged and un-  intermittent application, when the tension upon his mind and body became too  great to bear, had a strange way of ob  taining relief. He attended prize-fights.  It was at one of these brutal exhibitions,  whither he had dragged me in order to  tell his latest results, that his theory re-'  celved striking confirmation.  "Do you see that red-whiskered man'?"  he asked, pointing across the ring to the  fifth tier of seats on the opposite side.  "And do you see the next man to him,  the one in the white hat? Well, there is  quite a gap between them, is there not?"  "Certainly," I answered. "They are a  seat apart. The gap is the unoccupied  Beat/-  He leaned over to me and spoke seriously. "Between the red-whlakcred man  and the whlte-hatted man sits Ben Was-  son. You have heard me speak of him.  He is the cleverest pugilist of his weight  in the country. He is also a Caribbean  negro, full-blooded, and the blackest in  the United States. He has on a black  overcoat buttoned up. I saw him when  he came in and took that seat. As soon  as he sat down he disappeared. Watch  closely; he may smile."  I was for crossing over to verify  Lloyd's statement, but he restrained me.  "Wait," he said.  I waited and watched, till the led-  whiskered   man   turned    his    head   as  -enough addressing the unoccupied seat;  and then, in that empty space, I saw the  rolling whites of a pair of eyes and-the  white double-ci listent of two rows oi  teeth, and foi the instant I could make  out a negio's face. But with the passing  of the smile his visibility passed, and  the chair seemed vacant as bcfoie.  "Were he peifcctly black, you could  sit alongside linn and not sec him,"  Lloyd said; and I confess the illustiation  was apt enough to malic me well-nigh  convinced.    "'        ���   ,  I .visited Lloyd's laboratory a number of times after that, and found him  always deep in his seaich after the absolute black: ".'His"1 experiments coveted all  s6rts of pigments, such as lamp Llacks,  Jtars, carbonized vegetable matters', soots  of oil8 and,fats and the various caibon-  ized animal substances.  "White light is composed of the seven  primary colors," he argued to mo "But  it is itself, of itself, invisible. Only ��� by  being reflected from ooieers do it and,  the objects become -isiblp But only  that portion of it that is reflected becomes visible. For'instance, here is a  blue tobacco-box. The white light strikes,  against it, and, with one exception, all  Its component, colors ��� violet, indigo,  green, yellow, oinnge and red���are absorbed. ��� The one exception is blue. It 4��'  not absorbed,'but rellected. Whercfoio  the tobacco-box gives us a sensation of  adu/TPAi '.���*����� &>.j>qI' ro- l.'.ip.nthpi colors  because they are absorbed. We see only  ihe blue. -For the sam** reason grass'is  jrcen. The green waves of white light  ire thrown upon our eyes."  "When we paint our houses we do not  dpply color to them," he said at another  time. "What we do is to apply ceitain  lubstiances which have the property- of  absorbing from white light'all <the colors  except 'those which we would have our  houses appear. When a substance reflects all the colois to the,eye, it seems  to us'white. When it absorbs all the  colors, it is black. But, as 1 said before,  we have as yet-no perfect black. All  the colors are not absorbed. The perfect  black, guarding against high lights, will  be utterly and absolutely invisible^ Look  at that, for example."       , >, '',  He pointed' to the palette lying on his  work-table. , Different shades ,of black  -pigments iwere brushed-on it. One, in  particular, I could hardly see. It gave  my eyes a, blurring sensation, and I  rubbedrthem and looked again.  "That," ho said impi essively, "is tho  blackest black you or any mortal man  ever looked upon. But just you wait,  and I'll have a black so black that no  mortal man will be able to look upon it  ���and see itl" >. '  On the'other hand, I used to find Paul  Tichlorne^ plunged as deeply into tho  study,' of light' polarization, diffraction  andi interference, single/ and double refraction, and all manner of strangei organic compounds.  "Transparency: a state or quality of  body, .{which permits all rays^of light to  paS9 through," he defined for me. "That  is what-1 am seeking. Lloyd blunders  up against'the shadow with his perfect  opaqueness. But I .escape it. ,A trans-,  parent body casts no shadow; neither  does it reflect light-waves���that is, the  perfectly., transparent does not. , So,  avoiding high lights, not only will such  a "body cast no shadow, but since it reflects no light, it will also be invisible."  ' We were standing by the window at  another time. Paul was engaged in polishing a number of lenses, which were  ranged along the sill. Suddenly, after a  pause in the; conversation, he said, "Oh!  I've dropped a Iense. Stick your head  out, old man, and see where it went to."  Out I started to thrust my head, but  a sharp blow on the forehead caused me  to recoil. I rubbed my bruised brow and  gazed with reproachful enquiry at Paul,  who was laughing in gleeful, boyish  fashion. ,  ,  "Well?" he said.  "Well?" I echoed.  "Why don't you investigate?" he demanded. _ And investigate I did. Before  thrusting out my head, my senses, automatically active, had told me there was  nothing theie, that nothing intervened  between me and otit-of-doois, that the  aperture'of the window-opening was utterly empty. _ I stretched forth my hand  and felt a haid object, smooth and cool  And flat, which my touch, out of its experience, told me to be glass. I looked  again, but could sec positively nothing.  "White quaitzose s.uid,"Paul lattled  off, "sodic carbonate, slaked lime,' cutlet,  manganese peroxide���there you have it,  the finest French plate glass, made bj  the great St. Gobain Company, who mado  the finest plate glass in the world, and  this is the finest piece they ever made.  It cost a king's ransom. But look at it!  You can't see it! You don't know it'b  there 'till you run your head agoinst itl '  "Eh, old boyl That's merely an ob  ject lesson���certain elements, in them  selves opaque, yet so compounded as tc  give a resultant body which is transparent. But that is a matter of inorganic  chemistry, you say. Very true. But I  dare to assert, standing here on my two  feet, that in the organrc I can duplicate  whatever occurs in the inorganic."  "HereI" He held a test-tube between  me and the light, and I noted the cloudy  or muddy liquid it contained. He emp  tied the contents of another test-tubo  into it, and almost instantly it became  clear and "sparkling.  "Or here!" With quick, nervous movements among his array of test-tubes, he  turned a white solution to a wine color  and a light yellow solution to a dark  brown. He dropped a piece of litame  paper, the rocella tinctoria, into an acid,  when it changed instantly to red, and  on floating it in an alkali it turned as  quickly to blue.,. ,  "The litmus paper is still the litmus  paper," he enunciated in the formal manner of the lecturer. "I have not changed  it Into something else. Then what did 1  dot I merely changed the arrangement  of its molecules. Where, at first, it absorbed all colors from the light but red,  its molecular structure was so changed  that it absorbed red and all colors except blue. And so it goes, ad infinitum,  Now, what I propose to do is this." He  caused for a space.   "I propose to seek������  ay, and to find���the proper icagents,  which, acting upon the living organism,  will 'bring about molecular changes analogous to those you have just -.wtucssed  But these reagents, which I shall find  and for that matter, upon which I already have my hands, will not turn the  living body to blue or led or black, but  they will turn it to tinnspa'reney. All  light will pass thiough it. It will be invisible.   It will cast no shadow "'  A few weeks latei I went hunting with  Paul. He had ^been piomrsing me for  some time that I should have the pleasure of shooting over a wondeiful dog���'  the most .wonderful dog, in fact, that  ever man shot over, so he aveired, nnd  continued to aver till my currosrty was at  fever pitch. But on the morning in question I was disappointed, for there was  no dog in evidence.  "Don't see him about," Paul remarked  unconcernedly, and we set off across the  fields.  I could not imagine, at the time, what  was ailing me, 'but I had a feeling of  sonic iinpendirig;aiid deadly illness. My  neives weie all awry, and, from the astounding tricks they played'me, my  senses'seemed to have run liot. Strange  sounds disturbed me. At times I heard  the swish-swish of grass being shoved  aside, and once the patter of feet across  a patch of stony giound.  "Did you hear anything,Paul!" I asked  once.      ,   ,  But he shook his head and thrust his  feet steadily forwaid.  While climbing a fence, I heard tho  low, eager whine of a dog, apparently  from within a couple of feet of me; but  on looking about me I saw nothing. , ���  .1 dropped to the ground, limp andt  trembling. - "- ���***flwl'*1  . "Paul," I said, "we had better return  to the house. ,Jam afraid I am going  to be sick."  "Nonsense, old man," he answered.  "The sunshine has gone'to,your head  like wine. You'll be all right. It'B fa-'  mous weather.", ^ ,  But1, ��� passing along a narrow path  through a clump of cottonwoods, some  objgct_brushed against *jny Jena, and 1  -tumbled and nearly fell. 'I looked with ���  tudden anxiety at Paul. v'  1 "What's the matter?" he asked. "Trip,  ���ling over your own feet'"      \t  I kept my tongue between my teeth  ind plodded on, though-sore peiplexed  ind thoroughly satisfied that some acute  ind mystenous malady had attacked my  aerves. So far my eyes had escaped,  but, when we got to the' open fields'  Again, even my vision went back on me.  ,3trange flashes of vari-colored, rainbow  right began to, appear and disappeai 'on  the path before .me. , Still, I,managed to  keep myself in hand, till'the vaii-colored  lights persisted for, a space of fully  twenty seconds, dancing and flashing m  continuous play. Then-I sat'down,' weak  and shaky.   * -> >     ��  fit's all up with me," I gasped, covering my eyes with my hands. "It has attacked my eyes. Paul, take me home."  .-���But Paul laughed long and loud.  "What did I tell you?���the most wonderful, dog, eh? Well, what do you  think?" _ '   ,c> '  He turned partly from me >and began  to whistle. I heard the patter of feet,  the panting of a heated animal, and the  unmistakable yelp of a dog. Then Paul  stooped down and apparently fondled the  empty air.  "Here!    Give me your fist."    .  ,  And he rubbed"my hand over the cold  nose and jowls of'a dog    A dog it certainly   was,   with,   the   shape   and   the  smooth short coat of a pointer.^   *  Suffice to say, I speedily recovered my  spirits and contiol. Paul put a collar  about the animal's neck and tied his  handkei chief to its tail. And then was  vouchsafed us the lemaikable sight of  an empty collar and a waving handkerchief cavorting over the fields It was  something to see that collar and handkerchief pin1 a bevy of quail in a clump  of locusts and remain rigid and immovable till we had flushed the birds  Now and again the dog emitted the  vari-colored light flashes I have mentioned. The one thing, Paul explained,  which he had not anticipated and which  he doubted could be overcome. y%  ' "They'ie a large famrly," he sals;  "these sun dogs, wind dogs, rainbows,  halos, and paihelia. They are produced  by refraction of light from mineral arid  ice crystals, from mist, rain, spiay and  no end of things; and I am afiaid they  are the penalty I must pay for transparency. I escaped Lloyd's shadow only  to fetch up against the rainbow flash."  A couple of days latei, before the entrance to Paul's laboiatory, I encountered a terrible stench. So overpowering  was it that it was easy to discover the  source���a mnss of puticscent matter on  the doorstep which in general outlines  resembled a dog.  Paul was startled when he investigated myfind. It was his invisible dog, or  rather, what had been his invisible dog  for it was now plainly visible. It had  been playing about but a few minutes  before in all health and strength. Closer  examination revealed that the skull had  been crushed by some heavy blow. While  it was strange that the animal should  have been killed, the inexplicable thing  was that it should so quickly decay.  "The reagents I injected into its system were harmless," Paul explained  "Yet they were powerful, and it appears  that when death comes they force practically instantaneous disintegration. Be-  markable! Most remarkable 1 Well, tho  only thing is not to die. They do not  harm so long as one lives. But I do won-  deT who smashed in that dog's head."  Light, however, was thrown upon this  when a frightened housemaid brought  the news that Gaffer Bedshaw had that  very morning, not more than an hour  back, gone violently insane, and wa3  strapped down at home, in the huntsman's lodge, wheie he raved of a battle  with a ferocious and gigantic beast which  he had encountered in the Tichlorne pasture. He claimed that the thing, whatever it was, na- invisible, that with his  own eyes he had seen that it was invisi  hie; wherefore ]rw tearful wife and  daughters shook their heads, and wherefore he but waxed the moie violent and  the straps by another hole.       '  Nor, i while Paul Tichlorne  was  thus  successfully mastering the problem of invisibility, was Lloyd Inwood a wnit.be-  hind.   I went over in answer to a message of his to tome nnd see Qiow ho was  getting on.    Now, his laboiatory occu-  ''  pied an isolated situation in the midst of  his  vast  grounds.    It   was  built  in  a.   j  pleasant little glade, sunounded on all'  sides by a dense foi est giowth, and was   ���  to be gained by way of a winding and  erratic path     Brit I had 'tr.v-.eled that^  path so often as to know every foot of  it,   and   conceive  my   suipnse   when  X   ,���  came upon tire glade and found no la-'',  boratory.     The   quaint   shed   structure-  r  with its red sandstone chimney was notj  Nor did it look as if it ever had been. , ���-  There were no signs of ruin, no debris,,"  nothing. r     *      "',".  I  started to  walk   across  what, had!   T  once been its site.   "This," I said to my- ,  self, "should be where the step went up .'  to the door," and barely were the words ��  out of my mouth when I stubbed my toe- ''  on some obstacle, pitched forward, anoV 4  fcutted my head into something that felt!. i|  very much like a door.    I reached ou�� -  my hand.   It was a door.   I found thei '  knob  and turned  it.    And at once, aa' <���  the door swung mwaid on its hinges, thei \ '  whole interior of the laboratory 'impinged! ���'-  upon   my   vision   ,   Greeting   Lloyd,* Pi  closed the door and hacked up the path' ��� *���  a fewj paces.   I could see nothing of th*,,   j  building.    Returning   and   opening' the-   ,!  door, at once all the furniture and every-s/ j  detail  of  the  interior  was  visible.*' If ,\  was indeed stai tling, the sudden transl-',; ii?  tion from void' to lrght and form andV ( ��#  color. '''.,. - '  "What do you think of it, eh?" Lloyd; *  asked, wringing my hand.   "I slapped a,"  couple of coats of absolute" black on the  outside yesteiday afternoon to*.see how|  it  worked.    How's  your   head?  '��� You>  bumped it pretty, solidly, I imagine."  - >��� i' ���  "Never mind that," he interrupted myy,  congratulations.   "I've something betteuj  for you to do." '   ,    ;',       .''-is1  While he talked he began to strip, an�� ,' l  when he stood naked before me he thrust., JJj  a pot and brush" into my hand and said��� - ���*  "Here, give me a coat of this." _*��� {r  ,It was an oily, shellac-like stuff, whiohr,!  spread quickly and easily over the sklr^ ;  and dried immediately. i-     J>*       t   jjf  ,"Morely preliminary and precaution-' :g  ary," ihe explained when., I had finished j; ffi  "but now for the real stuff." -  ' "} , j*f *���  "1 picked up another pot he indicated^1-  and glanced inside, but could see, noth-",,  ins  ItV empty," I said." t.   .  "Stick youi finger in it."       ������*  I obeyed, and was aware of a sen**&��;  tion of cool moistness    On withdrawing"-  my hand 1 glanced at the forefinger,ithe'  one I had immersed, 'but it^had disan^  ���il-o-i��-ii*      T ~��.<��J -Itl-Axul lm��WT   f��mm iio.  ilternate tension and relaxation of the  tmscles that I moved it, but it defled'my j*j| |  iense of sight. To all appearances I had  keen shorn of a fingei; nor could I- get  iny visual impression of it till I extended it under the skylight and eaw\ite  thadow plainly blotted on the>floor.)*, '  Lloyd chuckled.    "Now spread it on,l'  ind keep your eyes 'open." *���; J  'I-dipped the brush lnto'the seemingly;  empty pot, and gave him a long stroke*  across his chest.    With, the'passage* ofj,  the brush  the  living flesh disappeared*;  from beneath.   I covered hiB right leg^7  and he was as a one-legged man defying1'  all laws of gravitation.   And so, stroka.;  )>y stroke, member by member, I pointedl j  tloyd Inwood into nothingness.   It waa i  a creepy experience, and I was glad when?  naught remained in,sight but Ms burn-*',  Ing black! eyes, poised apparently, unsug-,  ported in mid-air. - - '--j  "I have a refined and harmless solu-4  tion for them," he said. "A fine sprays  with an air-brush, and presto 1 I am not." |{  This deftly accomplished, he said, "Now.-ii,  I Bhall move about, and do you tell me  what sensations you experience."       -   i ���  "In the first place, I cannot see you,"i  I said, and I could hear his gleeful laugh '||  from the midst of the emptiness. "Of,fj;  course," I continued, "you cannot escape-fj  your shadow, but that was to be ex- 5  pected. When you pass between my,-^  eye and an object, the object disappears, ||i|  but so unusual and incomprehensible is Jrj  its disappearance that it seems to nae a-8-|IL  though my eyes had blurred. When jrou leg;  move rapidly I experience a bewildering ��p|l  succession of blurs. The blurring sensa- g||'j  tion makes my eyes ache and my brain MS  tired.'  n  "Have you any other warnings of myr'fi|'  presence?" he asked. *  "No, and yes," I answered. "When ,  you are near ine I have feelings similar. ||;i  to those produced by dank warehouses, AJj  gloomy crypts, and deep mines. And aa?]|  sailors feel the loom of the land on dark U*]  nights, so I think I feel the loom of your Wi  body. But it is all very vague and in-f?l?i  tangible." ( ' tp'i  Long we talked, that last morning inV$  his laboratory; and when I turned tc*^  go, he put.his unseen hand in mine witb/ j1'1  nervous grip, and said, "Now I shall con- [  quer the world!" And I could not darof ii  to tell him of Paul Tichlorne's equal \ J  success. jjj; I  At home I found a note from Paul/." $1  asking me to come up immediately, and**'  it was high noon when I came spinjiingiri' ,|gj  up   the  driveway  on my  wheel.    Paull.w  called me from the tennis court, and I*'  dismounted and went over. But tho oourJ-kv  was  empty.   As I stood there, gaping^?  open-mouthed, a tennis ball struck mtf *  on the arm, and as I turned about anoth- *  er whizzed past my ear.   For aught tliti.  could_ see of my  assailant, they  camel-  whirling at me from out of space, audi  right well was I peppered with them.;i  But when tho balls already flung at me'  began_ to come back for a second whack,  I realized the situation.   Seizing a racquet and keeping my eyes open, I quickly saw a rainbow flash appearing and.],  disappearing   and    darting     over    tho frjf  ground.   I took out after it, and when I v|  had laid the racquet upon it for a half- ',��  dozen stout blows, Paul's voice rang out: ^'  "Enough!   Enough!   Oh!. Ouch!  Stop!  You're landing on my naked skin. you.  (Continued on page C.)  -j�����-,- ATUN     K. C,    SATURDAY,    OCTOBER 17,     1-903.  PICKED UP HEl<E AND THERE.  Church ol E-iclaucl:  St. Martin's CUnrcli, cor. Third and Traln-  or ttrentj. Sunday services, Mutii'n at 11 ti.  in., Kvuiii.<, ' 7.30 \i. in. Celebiatlon of Holy  Communion, 1st Sunday in cnuli mouth und  on Spncinl aiiMigioiiv. ,Sunday School, Suii-  dnj Rt 3 i>. in. Con'iuiittoo Meetings, 3>t  Tlinrsd.iy in each month.  Kov. I', L. Stepliensoii, Rector.  St. Andrew's fiewlijterlun Chinch hold  ���eiviuos in tho Cliui-fli on Second Street.  Morning' service nt U cveniiijr seivico 1:30  Sunday School utthe close of the nioi-nins  ���orvrco. Kov. I'.Tiii-kmstoii, .Minister. I'ioo  Ratidmx ftooni, to v. Iilt-h nil ai o �� eleonie.  * Kodaks and   Fresh kodak supplies at C. R.'Bourne's.  Jack Woker-i, of the Gold House.  Discovery, has leased Biook's stage  business between" Atlin and Discovery.  McDonald's ^Grocery makes a  ipecialu of fiesh eggs   and butter.  Joe Brooke lias retired from the  butcher business and will in-future,  confine his, energies to the livery  nnd teaming business.  ' Large stock of Domestic and Imported cigars at ���C. R. Bourne's  Mr. and Mrs. Maluin, of Boulder  creak, returned to the Coast, on Friday's bout, en route for their home  in Paris.      w "  A full line' of silverware, also  1847 Rogers table-ware at Jules  Eggert's.  New stock of Fancy Groceries,  Fruits; and Vegetables arrived on  today's boat 'consigned to E. L.  Pillman & Co.   ~  1 1  Mrs Ridd left' by Wednesday's  boat for Vancouver. >  Do not leave camp without seeing that your, name is, 011 ��� The  Atlin Claim's Subrcription list,  andkeep in touch 'with local happenings during the winter.  Chris. Doelker has taken over his  old stand, and will continue, to supply his customers, with the best the  market affords in meats, fish and  game in season.  Among other features of permanence iu the district is the establishment of a club in Atlin. From  present information, it seems probable that a lot will be purchased and  a suitable club building erected. , ,  Many signatures of enrollment  have been obtained, aud affairs are  already advanced beyond the prospect^ stage.  Largest aud best assorted Slock  in Camp at The Atlin Trading Co.,  Limited. (    -  The Public offices aud bank were  closed on Thursday last, Thanksgiving Day.  Dr Carroll, of Vancouver, is  spending a few days in the District,  looking over the couutry's possibilities. He is heavily interested with  Mr. Chas. Queen and others in the  Pine Creek Flume Co., who own  coiisiderable valuable property in  the Camp.  Fresh Fruit and Vegetables at all  times at The Atliu Trading Co.,  Limited.  By way of amusemeut during the  winter mouths a Curling Club has  been formed, and judging from the  interest taken in its formation there  should be some keen contests at  this exhilarating sport.  Bicycles for reut���bicycle repairing���Pillman & Co. *  Mr. and Mrs. D. Todd Lees, left  on Friday's boat, , for, Vancouver,  en route for Sac Francisco, where  they will spend the greater part oi  the winter. We look for Uieir return to Northern soil, early iu the  Summer.  ���  " All kinds of Rubbers, Felt Shoes,  Moccassitis aud,other winter Footwear at-The Atlin Trading Co., Ltd.  * Messrs, Shields and Duiham are  to be congratulated on the nobby appearance of their barber��� shop; it  would be an ornament  to  any city  twice the size. ' '  t  S. G. Lawrence has gone to the  Nakinaw Telegraph <��� Station to relieve Mr. Douglas Poots, who leaves  for the north of England! on a  twelve months vacation.      ' '  Mr. A. R. McDonald the popular  and well'known hotelkeeper, has  taken charge of the Kootenay Hotel. He is,'ably .assisted by Mr.  Tiotman, who will dispense mixed  and other drinks to the weary traveller. We feel confident that the  Kootenay < under the new manage-  ment, will be well able to hold it's  own in Atlin. ','''*"  ���SHE  STABLES ,' ��>   LUM&0EN  IRON STORE,    FIRST   STREET, '     .  1 * " - Ji    ^  1      '       ARE  STILL   TO  THE  FRONT IN  (" ',        *'  '    ,"        - ,, , ,' ---       '   '-     ,'      -       ;     :   "  ) '   '  Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots &* Shoes, Etc.  The Line  of   FALL  and   WINTER    GOODS  wo   have   placed   In  ', this  week  are   certainly    EYE-OPENERS  ���  * /       1./i *  Stock  Just see our shirts and underwear  And socks at any price a pair.  Our mils and gloves cannot be bent.  Our boots and shoes so trim and neat  Cigars and cigarettes to smoke,  .   'But see our pipes, oh ! my !  If once you get your'e*. es ou them  You,cannot help but buy  AT    THE   IRON   STORE  THE  BRITISH COLUMBIA'POWER  AND  A Transient Reporter.'  L. W. MacDowell was _ in the  city for a short time Wednesday.  Mr. MacDowell is a member of the  staff of the Seattle Daily Time9 aud  has been tiaveling through Alaska  in the interest of the Alaska Steam-,  ship Company. ,      .-i- r  While absent from the Queen  City he has visited all of the cities  of Soulheastesn Alaska' making the  the trip over-White Pass &-Yukon.  Returning, he visited 'Atlin and  Discovery. Mr. MacDowell' will  prepared folder of the country for  the company.     ' ,���     ������  NOTICE.  -f  NOTICE is hereby eivou that atter sixty dftys  fr om date 1, as managor for the Atlin Trading Companj, Limited, will make application to the Hon. The Chief Commissioner of  'Lauds and Works to purohase tho following  described land: viz Commenolug at a post  marked A. T. Coy's S. B. Corner, on tho  west side of Water 3troet, Atlin Townsite,  thence Norherly alone west side of-said  Street CO feet, thence Westerly 100 feet,  thence Southerly 60 fest.thouoe Uasterly 100  feet to point of commencement. >    r  Dated at Atlin, B. C. J,  this 9 th. day of Ootober 1908.  A. S. Cross.  MANUFACTURING./Co.;-Limited:  '' '   ENGINEERS, MACHINISTS. ULACKSMITHS, A IRON FOUNXIEKS.  '   ,  Opxbatino Six>m LjMTNDHV  Elbciuic Light & Powkk Fcknisiibb 10 Mh,lb; Miksh,  FOR SALE���A capital shingle  roofed frame house containing sitting room, bedroom and kitchen,  with barn attached; situated on upper Pine ' Creek. , For particulars  apply to C. J. Newberry, Discovery.  ���ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS���  The following Sailings are an  nounced      for     the    months   of  September   and   October,   leaving  Skagway at 6 p.m., or on arrival  of the train :  Princess May  Sept. 18  .��     29  Oct.   9  ��   19  ���    29  For further information, apply or  write to   H. B. Ddnn, Agent,  Skaj-jway. Alaska.-  Amur  Sept. 14  ��     24  Oct.   5  ��    1$  M 26  Etc. ,��� Yui.ii Linb or Enow-shiis Supplies & Fixtings Gaumed in Stock.  , '       , . ���   *��� '       '  ELECTRIC   LIGHT ' RATES: ���.Installation,  &*-50 per light.''.  IB Gaesdle Power lesoandescent '$3:SO'per 'ssscnth iter light.  8        ���        ,   ���  ' ' , '��� ( ' $2:50f, , ,,  Special  Rates for Arc Lights & Large Incandescent Lights."  ,        Also for .Hotels & Public Buildings. -  THE  CASH   MEAT  MARKET  1       *   * �� *'   ���  t  CHRIS   DOELKER,  First. Street,  'Atliu.rr-  1 KEEP NONE BUT PRIME1 STOCK���LOWEST MARKET PRJCESi  Wholesale   and .Retail''- ',��# ?.'/.*     ' .**-      .**  Russell' Holel,  DIXCN   BR<r  HERS,  ���*&*   Proprietors  Pool   &"��� Billiards,   Free,  Freighting and Teaming.       &       Horses'and Sleighs for Hire.  LOUIS   SOHULZ,  Wholesale   and    Retail    Bucher.  FIRST   STREET,    ATLIN,   B.   C  T\7E give special  attention to Mail aud.Telegraphic Orders.  AGENTS   FOR ' - -  Standard Oil Co.  Rose of Ellensbury Butter.  ,The Cudahy Packing Co.  Chase & Sanborn's Coffee.  Groceries, Fruit 8c Vegetables���Crockery,  Wholesale & Retail.  ��  Skagway j Alaska.  ��  TAKU    O  B.   C  CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS & CIGARS.  FIRST CLASS RESTAURANT.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR  FISHING  6.  F.   G*  SHOOTING.  Ashton,   Proprietor

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