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 I /  A      ��� '  -'  i  -'   i   4     <  I   "...  ��  '     V  s-h  ��   '   *f    f_  I  y ,-v "*"  > "  L -..,-11-  df-jga  ^f     Jff   "l  v  ?   v-J  '1,        *, "^1  .-vv"!  VOL. ,9./  'ATLIN,  B C,   SATURDAY,    SEPTEMBER   ' 5,    1903  NO. 216.'  '  IMPORTANT CHANG  A. S. Cross &  Co. and N. C.  Wheeling & Co; Amalgamate.  Probably the "mosl luipoilaul  combination, which   has ever been  i,  made   111   comiueicial >. center?    in  AU111 is the inciging   of the busi-  >  ncss of A -S/Cross & Co. and   N.  C. Wheeling & Co.'into a  limited  -liability company to be known as  'the Albn'/Jviaduig    Co. ', with    a  ' capital stock of $100.000.,  'This company has enough capital to purchasesand  cany   a  sufli-  , ciently Luge stock to last ovei .the  wmtei season and to secuie to then  customers tbe lowest pi ices which  willjesiilt fiom buying .goods at  the lowest market values and iu  quantities sufficiently large as to  ensure the best freight airangements  The officers are A. S Cross Pres  and Treastuer, / N. C Wheeling,  Sec , E. Dalton Rork, William J  Robinson, and J.f K. McLennon,  Diieclors. *A considerable Vmou'nt  of outside capital has been invested  in the' business aud it 'is-intended-  to erect waiehouses for the storing,  "' of stock, and go largely into various  othei. lines, as tbe business* may  demand " N        > ����� ^ ~  The company will -.occupy., the  stoie*atApre��eut occnpied-by-.-'N'^ .��.  Wheeling" & Co/ aud will establish  branches 111 various parts of the  district as the necessity arises.  FIVE MORE DREDGES  - Being Negociated for to Operate in Atlin.  Mt. Win Robinson," who arrived  last week.'accompamed by bis wife  and daughter is more than sanguine  as to the" possibilities, of dredging  in this camp.   A ��� '  Mr. Robinson, who is principal  owner in the big dredge novv'being  erected on Pine reports that he is  uegociating tbe purchase of fhe  more dredges to operate here; he  has no doubts whatever about the  success of the present plant and  "considers it a 'foregone conclusion.  With tbe knowledge we have of the  proven value of the ground on  Gold Run we quite coincide with  Mr. Robinson and look forward lo  some sensational clean-ups.  Rev. Pringle  on Atlin  The  Rev.   John    Pringle,   who  paid us a visit last month is  back  in Dawson.    He is  highly pleased  1 with the outlook ar.d  in  speaking  of the camp at the  Yukon Council,  -  of which he is a Councillor he says:  'It is likely the output of Atlin  this year will reach a million and a  half clollais. * From,No 25 below to  40 above on Boulder it is estimated  that $500,000 will betaken out.  > The New Diggings.  1 Ver} conflicting reports continue  to"come fiom the new Whitehoise  gold fields Some of the mineis  aie beginning to'sluice so that we  shall soon beat of lesulls, if any.  AlMcLaien and Joe Blown.ie-  poits to the Juneau 'Record Miner  that Ihe strike was a lake, and that  clauiib next to I)i��Jcoveiy on Ruby  could be purchased Toi $2.50, this  we hardly believe, although''we  still think Atlin   good  enough   to  stand bv  ^  -n  MINING REFORMS.  Provincial Association    Will  Submit List of   Requirements  to Candidates For"' < -  ' Legislature   -  Rossland,- Aug 29. ���The executive of the Alining 'Association  of'British Columbia insession today  resolved to carry the war for ref.rms  in connection with ��� mining legislate'into'practical politics."f'It '-was  moved by Messr. Gait and- Howse  that alb candidates "for election to  the legislature in the presentelection  be intenogated as to whether they  would support the aims' ot the  organization 'by"their vote and-Tn-  fluence. This was 111 a general  sense, but the' ' following, were  paiticulanded- I       '   ���,  1. To repeal the-*two per cent,  tax. >- ���    y ,      y        -  2. To amend the Mineral Act so  as to provide that failuie to keep  up a1 free minei s license shall "-not  operate as a cdtafplele Aj forfeiture  of rights as required under the "act,  but that sotae reasonable provision  be adopted for the extension of  time within > which the certificates  may be lenevved.  3 To entitle the owners of mineral claims to the use^of the timber  on such claims foi miningpurposes,  withouttheimpositiou of the royalty  now enforced. i  4. Crown grants on mineral  claims tobereduced from $25 to $10.  5 To inqtiiie into the* operation  of the Boiler Inspection Act, with  a view to ascei tabling to what ex-  tent.the said act works unnecessary  hardships upon the operators and  owners ot steam boilers, and to remove any amendment aud just  grievance.  6. To amend the Placer Mining  Act to enable holders of placer  claims to secme a title thereto by  crown grants.  7. To pass a Conciliation Act for  the settlement of labor troubles.  8 To revise and consolidate the  actSii elating-to quailz and placet  mining; "to iemo\e numerous anomalies' in the' existing- acts and  to simpbfv tthe laws lelalmg' lo  mining ^  9. The  desnability    of opening  Indian   rcseives    thioughout    the  piovmce foi mining,purposes  , Copies.'of'thcloicgoing inextenso  aie being sent I�� candidates ,nom-  inaled throughout the piovmce and  r ' 1       1      '.      >  to newspapeis  The   executive    adjourned,    to  meet  in   Kamloops  on  Novembei  23rd.     1        : ,   ' <���  '������ IV  > Secretary Root;  Handed   in ~his " Resignation  "- to*-President Roosevelt.  William H. Taft, of Cineinnatti will  /'Succeed   Root as   Secretary  ,. ��� of War'on'January lsfc.1904.  " 1 ' ~ ^_    ^   1  > Mr. Root resigned  his'''office'' as  Secretary   of war  on che ^,26th. of  ���a       -. -        .�� v   r '  August, resignation to take effect  on January tst. - _ ' ' '; " , - v  Mr. Root's iiianie,i, has ��t-been  mentioned as a probable' can'didate  for the-presidejicy and, his '.resigua'-  tion means his*'permanent retirement from the Roosevelt'cabinet  ' His successor, Mr. W. H.> Taft  is at present " governor \ of the  Philippine Islands. ^ -'  Attempted Murder.  The U. S. Vice Consul Murderously  ���>   '      Attacked at  Beirut. '  ' ^Washington.��� The_state department were horrified ou receipt1" of  a cable saying that , the ' United  States Vice Consul Ma'gelssen had  been murdered. Instructions were  sent to Admiral Cotton to proceed  to Beirut and demand  satisfaction.  !Later news reported that Vice  Consul Magelssen was not killed  although seriously  wounded.  Admiral Cotton was again notified to get satisfaction and obtain  facts; also to take any action he  thought necessary.  . The men arrested last week have  all been released there being no  evidence forthcoming to "/arrant  their further detention No new  arrests have been made and so far  the theives are still at   large.  The Government has offeied a  reward of $500 and the Atlin Mining Co. Limited have laised their  offer  to   a    like   sum,   making   a  total of $ 1000 lor  infoiniation   lhat     '  will lead to the arrest and c< miction  of the robbeis.  ��� i  International Yacht Race,  ,Reliance won the third race of  the series by two miles^'aud /holds  the American cup. ' '  A New.Arrival."  ,  - No doubt eveiy,one' lecened ,a  beaminsy^"lile on Friday morning  from our,Gold Commissionei, the  cause oP thi'* unusual t-happiness  is dueto'the fact that his fami'y  had,been added to by the arrival ,of  a bonny girl.  *,, 4  V "^vjl  A'.rM  '"���*V.?|  -y.^/ll  -'< 'An  y,  jw  ~rAvti  ���"^";1  A'    *  '",^1  ,       \-  ���   ,y >>iiffl  /   .   j   r1  !   i* -"��       '^ -(   '^L  ~-      ^"- a /n-'f^fl  y    S> AA<'">AiM  ,     " " stS,��s'W'���  '  The Balkan Crisis.  ���"-  i.,i-i<fV  ..��  *1S  Sofia.���Theoutlook 111 Macedonia,  shows 11 o-uupiovemeht. Insurgeiits  have killed seveial Turkish soldiers  at Dnevnik. A'-division of.Rou-  mania's army has been sent to the,  Bulgaria K frontier.   -, -    ���    ,"    4  1  War H raging at fifteen places in  thcVilaVef.of AdrianopleJ   "great  loSS Of*llfe    , .     '    i'*;l��i ,-�����      "-    -  , J>-     s   *<��� r isn <ii  k -  J  &���  ^ ". IV:  S *, P  .   \)   f     .j'.-t^iS  ��� ^. y. -j ij. '�� * '-^-^'"s  How. -to,. Approach*CTAnT*iE4-r* * ^ "    ' * ?s'   "f",Js"v W? -1-if^A'f ijjj  - itor in Warm ^Weather.    .    "' - s~ a  v   The yew Denver Ledge gi\ es the  following'instructions to those,who  wish to join the order of Payups:  Parties    wishing    to' enter1 the  printing - office at this  ..season  of  the  year  should 'be  governed  by  the-following   rules-    Advance to  the door  and  give    three distinct  raps, or kick the dooi  down.    The  "devil'' will attend  to  your alarm.  "0*  You will  give   him    your    name, "  postoffice address and the number  of yeais you aie owing the paper.  He will admit you. You will then  advance to the middle of the room  and addifiss' the editor with the '  following counleisign: Extend  the right Jiand about two feel from  the body, with the thumb and index  fiugei clamping a ten dollar bill,  which drop into the extended hand  of the eclitoi, at the same time  saying, "Were you looking for  me?" The editor will giasp your  baud and the bill aud say, "You  bet!" After giving him the news  of your locality you will be permitted to retire with a receipt for  an obligation propeily discharged.  V   *  f  **tS&  A 'r^l  'J  - K  H  '���vi  ���St  r  fi  '    1,  Monday being astalutatj holiday  the Govt. Offices will be closed  J  A. luaser, ���  Gold  Commissioner.  1  w.tr.te  Mi  'f\; 1  B^M^^Sli'J^M  - o\J -.���"- ������ xf > "U^'a  "    "1 "   'A,       J.'  f./!=*.._ r  -c^.  ���AH f-  \  tr')v<i-'C*. .it* ' j^l^j^j^^^JIP^^^^^^P^J  MCOdlTM  HEREMTER,  Rev. Henry M. Barbour, Church "  of the RHnved Disciple, *}  New York. I  Behold my hands and my 1'eet, that It  la I myself.-St.  Luke,  xxtv.,  39.    ,  The above words suggest the subject of our recognition of departed  loved ones in ' the woild to come.  IThis subject is of interest at all times  ��nd touches well-nigh everyone.  Hardly any there arc but have buried  their dead; haidly any but have, shut  Off from the daily activities of their  Mills, a consecrated void; hardly any  ' but at times are earnestly asking,  "Shall we sec thebc dear absent ones  ���gain, and will there be some bond of  recognition between us?"  Now on this question we could  hardly expect the Word of God to say  much.   God would occupy us here with  t duty rather than with speculation, however ' tender and sacied. Not what  heaven is, but "how lo get lo heaven,  b the great problem before us. Wc  are given little of descitption, much of  direction. No map of that golden city  b provided, but on the narrow road  the cross ever and anon is set up as  a guidepost to point the way.   But al-  , though the burden of inspiration has  to do with the privileges and the requirements of this world, it gives us  ao empty consolation with-reference  to them who are.fallen asleep. In the  fint ' place, there is that pervading  , undertone which we detect everywhere.  We cannot explain it, wc cannot point  It out; but somehow, open the Bible  where we may, it "comforts ' us concerning our brtfthcr." , -  v,But, again, the recognition of those  Wre have known on earth is implied iii  -many of the fundamental declarations  of God's Word. We are to be held accountable, for'instance, for our dealings with those arouncl us. Can it,  then, be possible that cwe are not to  know those whom we have influenced  for good or HI?  Perhaps, however, the strongest ol  tho indirect teachings of the Bible on  thlf Stint is to be found in those  nUftioerless similitudes which describe  our state, here and hereafter, as one  of association. The Kingdom of Heaven is like a net cast into the sea and  enclosing a great multitude of fishes.  It is like a.supper furnished with  quests. It is a fellowship, a communion, a family, a household. Surely,  knit together by such ties, the members  of that kingdom must know each  other.  if" But we are not left to mere inferences and implications. The Bible asserts directly the doctiine of mutual  recognition hereafter. "Many shall  come from the east and from the west,  and shall sit down with Abraham and  Isaac and Jacob in the Kingdom of  God." , Of course, there would be no  significance in this statement if the  patriarchs are not to be known as Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Again:���  ���"Ye shall see Abraham, Isaac and  Jacob and all the prophets in"the Kingdom of God." Says St. Paul to the  Thessalonians:���"What is our hope or  joy, or-crown of rejoicing? 'Are not  <ven ye in the presence of our Lord  Tesus Christ at His coming?" Again,  he says to them:���"Now, we beseech  you, brethren., by the coming of our  Lord Jesus Christ, and.' our gathering  tog-ether unto Him." Again once more:  ���"I would not have you to b'e ignpr-  >ant, brethren, concerning them which  sre asleep, that ye sorrow not as others who have no hope." _ The hope referred to here is- obviously that of  meeting again. Many more allusions  of like character might be drawn from  the epistles of St Paul. But it will  suffice us to turn from them now and  to consider only the further statement  of our text. And were that statement alone it would be enough, for it  tells us that the glorified body of our  Lord was recogni/.cd; and He was our  first fruits, and as He rose so shall we  rise. There was, indeed, about Him  an unearthly lustre, but the wounds  were yet visible, the same eyes looked  out upon the Apostles, the same lips  spake to them, the same hands blessed them, albeit a wondrous glory  illumined all. There was that about  Him which dazzled and bewildered.  Not at first, did Mary and His disciples know Him.   While they sought  the gardener or would go a-fishing or  walked sorrowful and hopeless by the  wayside their eyes were darkened; but  when they turned their spiritual gaze  upon Him, then they knew Him. Then  fcifary said, "Rabboni;" then   St. John  cried, "It is the Lord"; then   doubting Thomas  believed;  then  repentant  Peter sank at His feet.   In like manner it  shall    be with    us  and ours.  We shall be changed.   For corruption,  there shall be incorruption, for weak-!;  ness power, for dishonor glory, for the -j  natural the spiritual body.   And may-1  hap, too, the  unseen    struggles   and  sufferings of the past shall be registered upon our faces, and thus our real  characters    express    themselves;    the  things    which     were      hidden    comer  abroad, and the good deeds    done in'  ^secret"b"e"toreveF YewaTcled "openly.  But' our identity, our appearance, our  immortal individuality shall yet remain and we be kimwn to each other  by many infallible proofs Abraham  shall remain Abiaham, Daniel shall  still be Daniel, the Good Shepherd  shall still- call His sheep by name, and  they who have met in this life shall  meet again in that. An Isaac shall rejoin Rebecca, a David shall go to the  child- who could not come to him, a  Mary and. a Martha shall greet their  brother, and lhc tears of a Rachel  weeping for her cluldicn shall be wiped  away. < ,  For horses fagged out'after a tiling  journey, there is no safer1 or, better  tonic than a "white drink,", made by  stirring a pint of oatmeal in a pail of  water off which the chill has been *ak-  en. White drinks of this kind are not  only good thirst quenchers, but they  also seem to act as restoratives, ana  are found veiy effective in enabling animals to regain the "tonicity" of constitution lost either tluough illness or  through undergoing severe exertion.   ���  ' The Latest Machine Milker. ,  An improved milking machine is reported to be making some progress in  Australia. It is a modification of an  English machine, about three hundred  of which were in use in Victoria. After some months it was noticed that  the cows began' to shrink. '  One of the dairymen, a practical mechanic, put an inspection glass in the  rubber tube leading from the teats to  the can, when the mystery was solved.  In the English machine the four teut  cups unite at the bottom into one rubs,  which has to carry away ^11 the milk,  and through which, at 'the same time,  the vacuum pressure is applied to the  teats.' The result of this arrangement  is that, when there is a^full supo'y of  milk coming from the cow, the vacuum  cannot -work properly. The "pulsation  is caused by letting a little air iniD the  can every second, and this air rushes  against the milk, causing it to surge  backwards and forwards in the tube.  After a little while the milk, instead  of running freely into the can, is actually driven up the teat cups1 against  the cow's teats.' The final result of  this peculiar action is that the milking operation is impeded,-while the  surging of the milk up against the  teats so incommodes the cow that she  holds up the rest of her milk.  The result of this discovery was that  within a few weeks all of the English  machines were discarded. That dairyman, however, who discovered the  cause of the failure, Mr. Alexander  Gillies of Terang, believing that it  could be overcome, at once set to woik  to do so. After numberless experiments  on his own herd of eighty cows, he set  up, some three~months ago, a ma=nine  which is claimed to be a perfect milking machine, which he has protected  by patents all over Australasia and  abroad. 'Recognizing that a pufoiting  vacuum .was the most feasible method  of extracting the milk, he was also  convinced that having the one tube  only for both milk and pressure was  impracticable. His machine, therefore,  has two light rubber tubes, goiig sh'e  by side direct from the milk can to  the teats. " ,.  The capacity of a machine winch  milks two cows at a time is about sixteen cows an hour. As one man can  easily manage two machines the swing of labor is marked.  Importance of Cleanliness.   >  We do not intend to repeat any  further how essential a feature of  successful dairying is the observance  of proper cleanliness, but at the last  meeting of the Eastern Ontario  Dairymen Dr. Connell gave forth  some fresh" figures * on the question  which afford further confirmation of  the position held by all progressive  dairy workers. .     <  The doctor gave the results oi analysis of milk taken from'cows under  the different conditions, as to cleanliness In one case���where the cow  was brushed before milking, the udders wiped, the stable kept in a'  thoroughly sanitary condition, and  the person of the milker was also  clean���-th* milk still showed 4.3��o  bacteria to sixteen drops of milk. In  another case milk was taken from  cows the udders of which had been  wiped, which were kept in a fairly  clean barn, that were milked into  clean pails (but pails that had not  been scalded), and by men whose  hands had been wiped, but not wasn-  cd In this case the number of bacteria was 15,500. In another ca.se,  where cows were milked under ordinary conditions which prevailed on the  ordinary farm, the number of bacteria  was 30,000 to sixteen drops. The bacteria found in the milk taken from  cows under the best possible conditions as to cleanliness were, it is believed, for the mos' part just inside  the teat before milking began. The  old practice of squirting the first  stream of milk outside the pail has a  scientific basis to rest upon.  Absolute cleanliness in the stable,  cooling of the milk sifter milking,  sterilization of utensils by scalding,  cool curing of cheese, and no more  sending home of whey in milk cans,  are pointers which may also be  strongly insisted upon.  In touching on the question of water  supply, it was stated that no factory  should be considered properly equipped that is without pure water.���Tho  Maritime Farmer.   Wife���Before we were married you  pretended that you liked to have me  sit on your knee.  Husband���Well, you were a pretty  good pretender yourself. You pretended thtf you preferred to sit on a  chair���Chicane News.  The Norfolk's Monkey.  < The 2nd Dattalion.Noifolk Regiment,  which recently relumed from South"  Africa, and is' now* quartci cd at Colchester, is vcry'proud of Ms lcgimental  pet���a large monlccy named Bronko,  iecurcd at Pietoria. - Bronko is proud  of his slatish-colored' coat, and knows  his."name when he is addressed, frowns  nt. strangeis, and points at them as  much a3 to' say, "Who are you ?" To  some people he tpkes le.idily; to others  fce ��hows his.teeth., When told that  General Gatacrc >or the Colonel is  condng he draws himself up to his full  height -'���ver four .feet���brushes his  eoat and salutes in' quite a soldierly  faihlnn. He likes a game of tug-of-  ��\ar with a wisp of straw, at which he  1�� very cunning, eats a quantity of  or��is?��s. which co:t 6s 6d per week,  and is fond of bananas, sweets and alii one's. He has a failing for cigarettes, which he does not smoke, but  dissects, and can ,drink beer in a fashion which creates visions of the Black  Lint.       ',  Had the Advantage.        ���     ���  The Kansas papers tell a story of an  incident in PresiJent Hayes' visit to  that State in 1879. President Roosevelt's visit is the occasion for'tclling it,  and, had it happened to the present occupant of the White House, it would  .have ami ->cd him beyond anything else  in his ei ire trip. Mr. PJajcs was engaged in a specchinaking and handshaking tour. At.Hutchinson a large  crowd had gathered lo greet him.'In  Hutchinson at ,1110 time was one "Bill"  Graham, a "cattleman .much given"to  the use of intoxicating liquor.- "Bill"  toined the crowd without knowing what  It was all about.' He fell in line and  gradually appioachcd the President,  who was standing on the lower step of  his car and shaking-hands with all who  caine. As "Bill" came near, the'Presi-  dent reached over,'grasped him by the  hand, shook it vigorously and said :���  "My friend, '"am delighted to see you."  "Thash all right, pard," said Bill,  "but, b'gosh. yer got the advantage of  me!"        -     '  The Nice Conductor.  "Talking of hardships," remarked the.  minister with a smile, "reminds me of  a little romance 'connected with one of  my marriages some time ago. The  biide was a very "pretty girl, and was  one of my parishioners. The bridegroom was a moto'rman on a trolley  car. I wondered-when I married them  how he had found time to court her,  as he was on duty for long hours day  and night. Meeting the bride on the,  street shortly after the honeymoon, I  asked her about it "  " 'You coul 1't have seen' much of  John while you were engaged ?' I remarked. /.' ' - '  r " 'Oh, but I did,^ the bride replied.  'I used to ride around with him'on'the  front platform-at night, .and .the.con-  ductor ' didn't look.'."���Philadelphia  Telegraph.              ,   '   . i    a  Beauty-making Foods.  "The best of all beauty-making foods  are fresh fruits and fresh vegetables,"  said Prof, H. W. Wilc'y, the" famous  United States- Government chemist,  who is incidentally a skilled physician.  "They contain relatively little nourish-'  ment���a woman could hardly live on  them exclusively for any length of  time���but for reasons which as yet  are in >erfectly understood, they possess extraordinary value as lealth-giv-  ers. If you want bright eyes and a  clear complexion, eat plenty of them."  The fact is that most fresh vegetables and fruits are nearly all water.  Spinach is 92 1-2 per cent, water, cabbage is 77 per cent, water, beets are 88  per cent, water, carrots are 91 per cent,  water, cauliflower is 91 per cent,  water, cucumbers are 96 per cent,  water, egg plant is 93 per cent, vater,  onions are 78 1-2 per cent, water, tomatoes are 96 per cent, water, green corn  (cut from the cob) is 81 1-2 per cent,  water, and celery is 94r.i-2 per cent,  water. Fruits arc pretty nearly all  water, though the banana is relatively  rich in starch.  Fruits and vegetables,, then, are of  no great use in supporting the human  body. Their value is mainly.medicinal, and as beauty-makers they are  'the chief among foods. It is almost  impossible to cat too much of them :n  a fresh state, though, of course, the  diet must include a reasonable proportion of those substances, such as meat,  which furnish blood and muscle tissue.  Perfect Disappearance, ~  A     By Talbot'Smith.'  T  priHE last hopeJof saving Win thro j  N   Lylo's life was gone.    After   a  patient hearing of the case, the  Governor decided that the sen-  ; tence,of death must stand. Th*  clever lawyers who had fought for the  criminal, regretfully acceplod defeat, and  authorized Lyle's friends to notify 'hire  of the .end of hope.' This duty fell to  young Lyle, who had fought his brothers  battle with courage and skill; but he  quailed before the new task as if he were  the executioner. So many ,times he had  mounted flic hill to the prison with hope  in his heart and good cheer on his lips!  And now he must ascend it ,onee more  with the feaiful messnge that a*'Lyle  was to die on the scaffold 1 He did not  need to tell his story in words. Winthrop read it* in 'his convulsed face, and  simply clasped liis hand with a brother's  tenderness. His was the stronger soul.  "I did not expect better news," he said.  "A long and gallant' fight like yours  against such odds rarely wins a victory  I am prepared for the end."  He lowered liis voice as he continued,  for they were in the death-house of the  prison, and'the guard Stood close, to see  every movement.  "You'know that I am % determined ��  Lyle of "our family shall not die in dis  grace like this. I have perfected a, plan  of escape. It will be successful, one way  or another, I assure you. Before the day  of execution'comes I shall be far away  from this place���or dead. I am not going to -tell you any more about it, because success depends upon your ignorance of my movements. I want you to  do one thing, and promiso another.^  Leave ten thousand dollars with Lawyer'  Broome, to be given to anyone who asks  for it, be he beggar, tramp, or gentleman. And promise me that if I escape  no ono of my family will make the slightest effort to find me, or follow me." .  , "It's all right about the ten thousand," said Harry j "but I don't understand the other request. ;Isn't it a little  hard?" , "     ���  "In the fchadow of the gallows," Win-  throp   replied, "what, can be.hard?    1  want to save.myself and you from that  shame.    I must ohoo*e between  death  and what is harder to tear than death-  exile, and eternal separation   from  my  own.   If I escape death by my own hand,  it will be only by disappearing as-com-,  pletely as if the earth5swallowed me.   I,  choose to disappear,' and I shall nevei  return.   Some whisper of my condition  may reach 'you now and then, but by  those who are dear to me I shall never  again be seen."  The necessity of so hard  a lot ought to be plain "to you."  . "It is and it^isn't," said. Harry, distressed.   "Oan't you 'leave a little^hope  of seeing you some time in the' future?" \  '. "Out of the question.' .You know what  a'search will be made for me'.   I "shall  need the cunning of Satan to escape, and.  I think I have it.- But'the one condition  of success is the ignorance of you-all,- the  perpetual and willing ignorance as   to  what has become of me.   I have learned'  one thing:   that escaped prisoners   arc/  caught again 'because they, cannot give  up all connection with the past;  with-  the people, the scenes, the memories, the  habits to which they were accustomed.  So they leave a little path from their  hiding place to the past for clever detectives to find.   Look at that bright boy  watching us yonder.   He is the smartest  detective on the force, and his present  office is to see that I do not die or escape until hanged." .  '  ."Then you are to go away for good,  said Hairy, with increasing gloom.   "It  will be the eame, as if you were buried.  "Just  that,  bat  minus, the   shame,"  "said Winthrop, with great satisfaction.  "Don't quarreA over good luck."  "I won't, but it feels like death. We  must be resigned, though', and I give you  my promise."  "Here, then, ayj your instructions.  From this time on act as if the hanging  were to take place one week from today. Tell mother nothing. When the  aews of my flight reaches you, look  upon me es dead and buried in Newton  churchyard. In fact, it won't help you  to act otherwise. My plan of escape ex-  eludes you all. If-it did not, or if  through weakness I let you share in the  secret, I'might as well die at once.  Good-byl"   *  Winthrop was in good spirits at the  close of the visit, and kept himself in the  same mood for the next "few days, in  spite of the trying-scenes of farewell  with his friends and relatives. Young  Detective Lord watched him in great  uneasiness, for his reputation depended  upon the hanging of this clever scien of  a famous family. He could not rid himself of a presentiment that the execution  would never'take place, no matter what  care tho authorities might exercise. In  tho history of criminal trials none had  given bo much trouble as Lyle's to'get a  conviction. The case had not only been  tiled in the courts and the newspapers,  it had also a private hearing in judicial  and executivo chambers. The Lyle family, wealthy and powerful, was bent on  preventing by any means the disgrace  of the scaffold. It was a great triumph  for justice when influence, intrigue, corruption, and the skill of tho lawyers  came to naught in court and elsewhere.  Even public opinion, won to sympathy  by the brilliant struggle vhioh Lyle made  for his life, by his talent, his spirit, hia  beauty of face and manner, his steady  and solemn declarations of innocence,  was resisted and overcome by the officer*  of justice... Detective Lord had followed  the struggle in its seoret details, and  was oonvincod that Lyle would never be  Have a Laugh.  I know I'm bald, but, after all, ���  That isn't bad, when all is said ;  I do not have to muss my hair  To let the'breeze's hit my head.  ���Baltimore News.  The late discovery in strawberries  of salicylic acid, a specific in acute  rheumatism, has seemed to confirm the  idea that these berries are a desirable  article of food for rheumatics. The  effect of the fruit cannot be due to the  salicylic acid, however, as less than the  hundredth of a grain per pound is  found.  "I don't understand ,how E. H. Har-  riman got up about two weeks aft;r  his operation for appendicitis," said  one of a group at the club, "when it  >iok me six weeks to get on my feet.'  "Oh, well, your time    was    not so  valual le,"   etc.,     from     the   crowd.  Meanwhile the doctor in the  group'  had been silent. hMg^dr"so"he"]prc>mptly "declined  the  "You heard, of course, what they, ^^ appointment to become rwpon-  found ?" he ventured. General in- Biblo fo/��he execut)on. In the end, he  tcrcst������ y^y, persuaded to accept.   He could eas-  "Why, the appendix was full of un- -j ^r the failurc 8Uro to ftttend thlil  digested securities, and all they had to ^t hai ^^^ of bribery was ft dlf-t  do was to cut the coupons off."���-New   ��<��..-'-. -  York Times.  rerent,-thing. It "was sure -to ��� fall u��Sh|  liimy as it had fallen on" every official1  connected with the stubborn^criminal.  The care taken lo prevent a prisoner  imder sentence of death from escape or'  'suicide  is  very   thoiough   in   fnst-olas��  prisons, but it reminds one of the care  taken by railroad corporations to  prevent accidents.   No.matter how perfect,  the system, it depends on m"en for suo-  cess; and engineers'will drink, switchmen  fall asleep, telegraph operators miss the"  right word, and b'rakemen fail to swing,  a  warning  lantern.      Winthrop"   Lyle,'  counting more on the weakness of human nature in others than its strength  in himself, escaped by the simple process  of overpowering the deathwatch, looking  him up in a cell, and walking out of.thei  prison by a path which cost four thou-'  sand dollars to make.    Lyle computed!  that if the road, two feet wide and three!  hundred .long, were carpeted with onel.  dollar bills,���it would take four thousand,  .of them to cover the space.   Therefore  he offered the deathwatch that sum for'  luck, and so left the great prison fo��-.  ever.   Every one "remembers the stir ore-;  sited by his disappearance.   The officials,'  mad  with Tage  and shame,  really  e��-j -  haustcd the means at their command to,  find the criminal.   Lord, dismissed in dis-,  grace,  as     publio   ,opinion     demanded,,  threatened  the   chief   with   a suit   for  damages.   He regained his place, which'  meant nothing, for he was left in idleness and obscurity.   Nor would ho consent ..to that punishment.   Tho ohief fl��-  'ally appointed him to'a place in the pup-  suit of Lyle, on  condition  thai  it re- '  maincd a seoret, and that his abstention'  from interference with tho regular plan  of'pursuit be albsolute.      ,   '      ' " -  'The-plan* came  to  naught within  %-.  year. 'Lord held on six months longer,'  studying with infinite patienco clews, a*-1  tual and "theoretic, that promised something.   Lyle had'vahished 'into thin air.  Ilnd he dissolved into elementary gases  nt the prison gates, he could not havo  left less trace of his path into the world.  Not one'clew ever led to'any result, net  even to a decent theory of his escape.  ,'Lord continued the, pursuit out of pure  fascination  for a mystery which' over-_  taxed his powers, and took the edge off'  his natural shrewdness.' After resigning,"  ,and going into an orchestra as first violin���for faith in his abilities finally deserted  him���this fascination  accompanied him, and proved a great boic to_ his  .friends from the endless speculations it  Jed him to indulge.   Over liis mantel lie '.  kept a fine  photograph  of . Winthrop'  Lyle, and the slim, hard figure, the,pale,f  thin, high-bred" face," the severe expres/,  sion and   dark   eyes   had 'a  prominent -1  place in his sleeping and waking dreams...  In the end, no one.took any interest in  his cherished mystery, save the' boy who t  played the 'cello in the orchestra.  It was always a great relief to Lord  to turn from constant brooding on' the -  tints of Lyle's pictuie, to- the society'of  the young ..musician j for Wilhelm' Ganz  -was - a eof t-boned,Vfeasy-going ''-Gei man,  slow in speech and movement, "given to  beer and laughter, fond' of his wife, baby  'and1 'cello,"and fonder ofifthe- Lylcprob-'.  ���lem than Lord hinwelf. l , .* ,���-...- �� '.. .  ^ When the boarding-house,, the day; <  dreams and. the' world grew wearisome,  the, detective went over to his,frien'd'*��  house, and spent a Sunday evening in  the Ganz parlor. It( was" a cosy home,  and its owners, its pictures, its veryv furniture, spoke of. ease and comfort. Wil-  helm was fair-skinned, fat and jollyr ��nd  loved to sit with his baby|or his 'cello at  his left "hand, a mug of Bavaxian'beer at  his right. His wife and child were plump  and rosy, and even .'the' gray professor _  father, with his habits'of-study and  solemn expression, had a fat and contented air, about him. i Not having <been ,.  long in the country, they spoke English  with a gentle'accent. German pictures  hung on ^ the wall, '��id German .colons  were everywhere. Frau Ganz could net  abide American1 cooking,'and her table  was^ever dressed out with the seasoned  dishes of the Fatherjand. When thoy  "sung songs or-indulged in old memories,  the little village --near Munich was the  tlicme. The one promise to baby to induce him to be good was a visit to Munich when he had come to be a man.  .Among these simple ..people Lord might  'talk liia hobby to death, and be listened  ��to with reverence.  ' "It's so nice to have a clever detee-  itive speak by the hour of a great miir-  'derer and villain," Frau Ganz said to  her neighbors. The professor did not pay  much attention, while Wilhehn was en  tireless listener, and had many speculations on the plan of escape used by  jLyle.  i "No doubt ho is dead," said Wilhehn  lone day." The remark 'brought out a now  'faot.  I "Why do you think so ?" Lord asked. (  1 "He'could not have fooled the best defectives in the land, and so many of  them. He died, probably by his own  'hand, and his relatives buried him se-  'cretly, bo that there might be no mow  scandal over the poor devil."     "��� '  "But I know that ho was not dead a,  year and three months after liis flight/'  said Lord. "I <read a note sent by 'hup.  to hia mother. It said: 'The man who  fled is well and happy, but too far to ro  to you or to be reached by messuge. Be  content.' You see, I watched the house  of his mother, and read their lettcvs,  their' newspapers, everything to get a<  clew.   So he was alivo.   But where?"  "Wonderful," sa�� Wilhehn. "OouW  you not track that note to its writer!";  \ Lord threw up his hand9 in disgust, i  / "The letter was postmarked Neer.  York, the paper was American. It h$t  been written by a friend, who' had received the message, probably by cabt&'  to transmit to the mother. I looked W>  the matter, but, of course/it was omy;  wasto of time,"  "I have a theory," began Williels��,''  slowly.  "What!     Another!"     The   dotect*  laughed, and the professor glanced i:  ably at his son.  "A now one, sure," said Wilhelro, phtoj  cidly. "Some time, when I havo fltkjJf;  the Joints, I will tell you how thut Lyg��.  (Continued on page 6.)  A  . fi  .1  iv'l  3'  ���/���>,:  "ft 1  \H"..  5 v,'  if Vi ' I  -y "*��� I  'Vi . s  *VL  -y  "ft*  m  .  <���< IJ  ' ?$*  '.A     'I  !.-'.���* 1  * r  e  Cy  W--;i  JJ.V c f  *.r }A  I  iPV-V '  -^ ^ -> r.  "'A'I  t/ -  SB  ���' i  't  11  /    :  1, '  if-'A  I.', I fSmif;J)S^  py ....   -  ��� vsi'SSi^-S^-  I M-iii^  asim  |pSj;p:|��l  ll?:P.S*'^  '������-^liuilito^  ^ippdiai'SlwI'lnw  :'':��^wgi'i;'lwatl%r^jthat��crossed^the:  '.'t^ar/atjth8��la^  ''���^hairfrtinftheivlliaige.^  longed to the mlslresa of Rolfl House,  ?itnd the bldffendwiihaa from^lmeslmme-.  'ftriorlalialraoat/be'^  e6nstltuted|one of ;'ttie;famlly,S,at;Kolfl^  i^us��i#H*!-was;:n<)t5:i^frequent;jylsltor?  :ftb)?.thi},bar^room^^^  iwhen he came tt was generally the case  Uxat something had happened that ex-  ;ipltedipuI��itcS��0S8lp^iui��usua^  ?ii��iiiie;gpw^  ffi|,The|irbup^  the room grew suddenly silent ����� tht;  <ii^:yAh��iea?a;jwlW^  fet)ia8t!t��cpriie;cap^  .��� eel '��% It 1 la|t ruefthat \s o m e| of yiTn.e s efpr I?,:  .Jyateeralwere^^  ?of|jaBy^crlmes|ag^  e^fcnSws^ityh^  one  him that have .floated down to our day  i?lci^��l^))r:h^  )iiiigh?��eaB$!ii^i;^  IbfiNwIiYbrkifire  an ievent'occurred to, him. that-.'decided  l"hlii?fiixturej)i^^^  \vA;A  covered;! hlB  meagre    face,  and    long  frowsy hair reached'down tolhls should.  A-ScA  I ||j;Si#^W^ahortf plpei thatiwas;;in,shisjinputh.*g^ffi  I '0$ fM&AA After? an tin te^llibl "silence*^ shorty  spladyS^asr:e!ghtj^three;|^ugall54enled;  eyes were, as lustreless ab the eyes-ol  -��a) -,?co'fpue': T and gtpg add ����� t p. Shis'^un OTnriy!!  jp^ullafltles^HJsJ^  ? ���ephulch^al ft^  'ffi#;fcpiinifenan']M  ''^*Aj��^T.'iKW^'Qn:ii1raft-''vVii*AlrA'ilH'i'tW��  your brother that .Impose/upon-simple-  ���-"'.' -'    d! J   '"^^lt_~,:' ��� m'��V '*'! i',n'f1 ','!* Vi aw-i"'.*- ^4-k !-,V\a1 I nirA  ;,Mifiv$��i^^  ���Jbut j$fbuiiS *pp^)��remurie^  fjTO&el'co^^  fiickfoittfpubii^  {was^:his$Ipve'|torShlBg'daught^  i;greater!ftl^$'his!^  foraVfangcre^^^  friciCa'disBipa^  faaughter^'a^d^tbfjwcai^  ^wlthfher&trbimyt^  , about RoKT House- that would pass'for  ���iai-hbb1sbblin|ai|re^  Itlie; de^vil|ever*had'v half/Jail; saf e:)aihol<l  :-pri-;oldjMaBnMxRoJK  then may the Lord have mercy, upon  ^tiThls' hit caused'* roarlbf :laughter.and.  Jtfc^aiacbinflture^  ^���p'bfciSui^  ?ik��j��OTeiihSi^  ;?.tMre'��?^^  ivhaut Rolff House.   I don't suoDose old  |carr!|))9HfliQ^  '! tSouffhif for ;��fie^ :Pn.f-*  ffc'i^fs^ii'aeiS^n.dslstb^^  ��ut��tiie?;ma^^  'Exactly.'Kcbritlhueditherflrstfepeaker;:  M'Si����!t#y:)^ah^^  [;!y.:'^%ii'/  ^ipriSxrip^udifc^  |Kf[sHS?5)r^  generation  |8|5thjrt!:lt)ifl;orily^  l^fJfii'to-loBii^  ���Iff eonanesa Vfor|the  Sj'gt* IB/ a) Bciirvyydog  7,rt^tiit#a1S^^  w^erhaps;;'b^  >je.as't?Jsivj^  'House; Jt'^pr$py|^^^  ^bearfa^ci^eotx's^  )tilstpry)^^  '.there!; is ^a^mjtete  irempxid*fcK  Blght'|upS)ffi  iiouseilnftlielnleiit���a-brlehtirmoonllEht.'  Sh]is.;?BW.eeXheart)gt^^  rjreallyrBUcceed.edrl^  ��|iejr y,as$;i^^^  ?anS|ha!iJ:;aV��tfpn'��;;eie  ���jln^hYB^otiara'cterll^  |artlst|^s|falnlfb^gly^wa  :iBent!tbSf^ion'fbivh^a  ���?aldlfnbt'fa'pproy.ie^^^?^^  his''2happines'B,5Sh'e,;i^^reBblyedsbnjbulldln'B  ��tw|fln^ts/^ntry^lw;u^  !TOlb^!f^;t^kee��i^  '^RiS.lffiHouse^waB|^^^  5thai? Bhe^'bore ilierv huahand?twp|chlldrehi:  ���Ja* hoy $ ahd$ a^B H}jf, and|di^S^Maghuir  ��KolffyiiWa'��bn|-spme3^y^  |deathi:d^b^|wifefg|Hein^v^^  l^iaee^S^htchlwcmld'l^e^  ^piroio'icSt^atlih^^  ^timei^'teir^erira'ea^  ���5iitMleaSin?RplS{Hp^  |Bistw'^hoj3cK^e|^romffiE  ftifster^B|tii'e^Rrespnt^  SHbusK^!Bh^was|^th"eni|^  fhandspmej^m^i^bf;fl^teid^^  l-Breat-(^roe|pt^charactei^^^  (/(he':;,large^lha^  :'ri^'|;��yjs|bs|to'#|mb^n|:fan^^^  ^s|piaWii^3fijeT^5^  pearanceiwaB./thatiof.t^  tall and .Btooplnjr, with long white hair,  aha dressea In an ;pdd costume: y_As.' I  WM.lopftj^ij;!direcM  T j^ldiBappea^  _  :1;|:ground^cib��e|^t"p;?t^  ��;ri)bbr^bid*iaay^butg;it^?BCM  ;'i,tl��t^Ulf;np't^fawntonX.I  Si^haha?that|haB^a^:'tt^"^iar��:',r^  S|,|To^H|i^;provIded:' Sr;!!Cai^lnferJ. ;g^^^storyi^!^-|teHi;|th^^|:B^  ianiipted   |S>'iJhaye  ,JWe.?*��>*?%*'%���*^ndford"  "hut" know -more about Rolff. House,  and I.1  thing." to^P10^^^^*^ I*   move that old Carl gives us its history.";  toere^a no telUns^l��eB.a4queM.old wo.      ..ye8 .yeg Carl,......Let.8.hear;lt,'Carl ��..  ,,,..  .���.,,,ySft*Q^Wc^iar Pjace^^tpo,^  gM^%Wi^^?W;.iM^ni^ho^M  ^Tc'S'.^.';:;;..<3.''Bj*'*.hA-.i>in<i'^Katnilrc>Xtn\'rin.'.innBtVoiv -.���.-.. ���������- :.-.��������� ���-^- ..y;-���-���������'��� ���-.-.,'.;"������'���:;.���...'i./>iij-i'"^.-L  vm  #11  '4fe>y  f .^Jt-^.T;  .���^������:s  T��"y  '���HAi  AiA,  ;'>>..-:'  ��� :��y  .'ft>-::  l'?l|^-V  3tAA  r-w,". ���:'  ^.fj;--';:  'i'j'yiVt';-.  'r.yyy^:  flit  fAAA  WW*  Sit'fe:Moistyitolk��Sbelleve'|athe;':hpu^^  Sha^t^;?ahd;^vefKeard^hatgtheJ  AAA :-^A tell owiiwhby inilit |*lt f Avas 'i^pilraie^ahd;  SS'#f^i^erl-and:7robbe^i.,'bri  ;3 y 0S; latter; he jtiullt^fthe jhouBe^the^siajrivhe;  yS^^'|ii^;rb6mB*piled;fun^f^snver;a  ���AAT %��� BT^nPI^ve-"heardihei JBOldf himself I tp;the\  'yv'-Bi'KlleTUi'il^onjiM^  iytfyywrouiaS.alwa^  ��� ;-A? A- House; ��� and ia "good -bargalhheim  y^y^^ahyhb^/yBut^the'^aeyiljc^  ���aAAablin ':one:?fln'o/-day;Tiaha; the: money' la'  EC'yM all tin -the' :;:hbuse"i yet, ��� | aiid';; nobody; can  ;yyiy^uCh;^lti:'Stheyleay;^?exc  v;y yyy ftheihiselveB o tofithe y devil, y too. y ^Thafe  ^:yy-;lthe::story,;;and^Bbme;pe^^^  ���,f/^ff'-.!;i|':'^^Some'';'pe^^  fvC-yftare born ;fbqlsy and ^ohlyflt to be gulled  :y,^P?by Btbrles of ghosts';anajtipb'gbpllnB/y-If.  'ri- A?;., anyboay, living'.'Is pretty .well.acciualntefl  ���'.v-vvC'jwith^Roiff^^  T'-yA-TIt: ta���myself,';twrj$- have '���������.known,.them  A--���'Hheae flfty^ yearSljand,Tf>s I am anthbn��i  :.''-'-..:.",��Bt man 4n,a;;a :;Bbpd ChrlBtlan,'?I"pro-j  r  : nbunce^a^  ���    :     perstltlonia'    There's ^enough "that ^ la'  AAa strange xnd[romantic abiout Rolff House  ^iy>",yi��rlthout peopling It; wlth^ghpstsypr;  ri ,'Klvlngf>lt;bver to "the possession: of the.  ;;'y';-,V'^Biviirphe^..:V^;;:;y;:':y':'.i^'y  y��':::;^y-.MThat'B;'aii veryi.welli^*here broke .In;.  "���-A    a new member.of the circle; "but I say;  ���AAa'it's)gbb.&:Scripture to believe In ghosts;  A'TA: and If ���there! Ib any; place >f hat; is likely;  'vy-;*;to be haunted, It is}Rolff Hpuae. " And,  ��� '   aa for the devil haylhg; a^ lease on-; that.  ��� '    bid  pirate's  gold,  why ^shouldn't',7 lie?  \' -It's^^ohly^clalmlng ;hjs^ ,pwh,,'and;-we all  know the dey 11 Is pretty sure to do that.  !������' -y/ITor my pairt^'Ft  A-A A tight at Rolff House.' iMalriy'B 'the 'stbr.yj  ���I've heard/of queer doings  up  there.;  S-;,'l!here,iiii)ri)K|Uicr. Sol.; he sa,ys he. was  WAMAmTAA:C&^  ^:^^eil,'^^Ban;1lthe|bldjnm  imind^teliing'^hat^ciSkhb^y^  niatter,!3ffibu^yI'm^fr^ldyypuU  itlrath^laidry^le^ith^ur^PP^  ali;Whet^dffbr;]a^recItai;of:sup  i'flol'nglC-fButit'B'J'a^istra^^^^  ;theleso:i|it ^i��r! lo^  'the^iiaBt':'jyearB.t?Qf'i;K!ri^  ; wlthgthe'v EJrenc^-an(K Spa;nlards|rthat|  ^ there tcame'tbibur^iilag^thehJi^-m  fha'mlet^a;italisflhe^lpoklng: manyrlchlyj.  fh^sjaedi^hblput^up at:theillttle"Diitclii  :lB^"tiiat;r8tobd:;'i'on.;s,tHe^^^  : this yta.vern^nbw;: stands7^He''re;inalned":  Week-after...week', and^^fthere'was.hrpught;  to;hlmtsundry.,heavy,jlrbn:.bp^  cbntaining.^g&Bas  aoterr,"Theourloslty!;pf .the;; good ��� burg-'  hers-waB:much excited;abput;thi3'mya-5,  terlbuB'personage^ :|He^wjas;;fierce;and;  gloomy^ at *tlrhes,; ahdi jwoiildi speak -^to y  no ohe,V;ahd then agalh;he;w6uld'be free.  ana ;iJbviai to: the) extent;;pf ^sipendlngj.  many'a,dozen, of %bldi and-sliver'coln,1^,  and getting himself "and ihalf: the good:  burghers deeply- Intoxicated.��� ���:;Thlsim'an  gave hia,'-name las; Magnus ; Rolff.1/.; At  tlmea.Vwhehin his 'cups',! he would tell  the most frightful tales" of bloody ad-  yen tures :;at;sea; so .that;In  time  the  good ^people; began to!; regard; him as a  Vetlred'pirate, and this ^belief :iseenied|  confirmed;;;by;:the number,bfyheavy,  strong chests he had brought with him;.;  which : hoi dbubfVTOntttlnedVthe^treas-:.  ures jhe had riacqulred '���';.In]. his:;,wt; 1V ad-,  Iurei������''��� As Magnus-Xlplff rather 'enjoyed.  It to have"the good;���.���Peppie regard: him  With dread; as well; as ; admiration, he -  "encouraged'-these stories about himself,;  It istb be; feared, and Bp^th'eyi.haye.d^;  Boended;to:thls:day.;'���.;'.;; ';yVv-;;;;:y;yy    _ ;   "But It Is .not -necessary.ytor sub; to;  going by 'there once, about  midnight,   credit them, bo I will ^Iveypu the real;  and "everything was dark and gloomy  about the house.^wheh all of a sudden  & stream of .flame shot out of the big  Bhlmney on the! east side, and a; fclack  history, of the man as I have learned  It on the bestauthbrlty; His real name  was Rolff Van Biiyseniand he belonged'  to a wealthy family of. Holland., His  abject Bprangibut of.It and was off In, father was a man pf{great, talent, a  Abe air as quick as a flash. 'And I've . pfttroa of the arts, and!a^dlstlngulshed  been by there myself at nights, when  I've heard queer noises coming from  the house, and others have heard them,  too, and seen strange sights. I don't  know as it Is respectful to the.old lady  to tell about 7these  -.hlngs now, but ii  public 'man. But. Rolff !was a wild boy,  and,! for some unknown'escapade, -he  lied the country; and took to life !at sea,  and at last came .to! the colonies. Tho  war with France and Spain broke put,  _a|^rgain��;by!!wM  jBbulgt6r|^^^'gbld&i)e  ps;|npldbubt|the|stc)^^  :;8ack'et^'here'would'consider'most'credr  Slb'leSi^^erSinyp^rt;^^^  gli^Hf-.onltljejmatt^  ?tjmi|ri'^jeno^gh}!^it^^  ' strange '.matter; ��� but 'such vdlsappearf  |ances^yi^itppSMffi  ;{B^perstittoui��;fexpianaU  :;ieft|withbuf^i��aying5a^  i t'lwiiJBJ fpritli^yu^pi^tlon^f. hia Jpro^ertyS  His son had grown'to nianhbbd..but his  idMghter/had?dIei;at;^;'e^^  ; Bbiiit;;married;^ahaj! liy edSyf tthy hlsy wtfj!'  yat{;Rolff|Hbuse^pvw  {MlstreM;;;VanjBuy&eni;cpnt^  ^''eroiM'^unlim jtecl'^ '-  t^TOftb^tl&n^theip  >.IV'an^|BuyBen,^Rofffl^ ,'  01me"��was;|lefV|.flLn^ow  ^aeat^pf^th'e^'fa  )-*y,��8ife'cjai^  ?bieeiv|piacetff^  ���-.MistreiOT^Iyanjf'Bju^BOT  '^jttts^da^'exei^singj;^  'at!;Rpiff |:>HpMe^.Th'ere ;'werej?pf Icpurse,4!;  IJalwaya !qu^;stwIesfabbutvRpIff;  liMdias.iih'ejCTe^;^  ^pJac'e'ftoV^fTO^  ilnoreased.^an'dltop^  ihave.heard1j^e;~tb-nigH^  !is;h^rrted��byj;evhisplrits^  !old?Magiv^^blff5h^i^oi^hlmsyf^  /the^a.eyli^'ana^  iJqulrthg'yimin'enBeS'Bfbress^  \treasufe ;'this;treasu  JB.11 ^but;pne' slngle'-mCmber!pf ,the^mllyv|  ;WhO;li^ewIse?sellsyhimsejf;^  ;ana;!sb>Rolff;-House;;ls:.;glyeh^up';^  ���;BbblinB;;and'!teYH?report':;^  ;:?'^'^eii',;.'topM^  ;who chpose.yi;have!receiyed;;ahd;hand-:  ieled^cpnslderably^pf- moneys; frbm1��RplKi  "Hpuse^'ahd-lt* hasyhe veiy burnt yjihy;'  hands ;or'my ;cbhsciehce;eIther..��I��kho'yr,;  :nbt;;howyoldgMagnus^-Rolff;:;ma.(^ShIa/  moneys what imurd^s'ibrjbutragesjho;;  committed,.or^ how^mahyiharmless.mer-  .ohantmen he-Bent'tbitheJbbttom.fylidp  ichow; that; at j'thatytlrhe'i;'privateering;  'was a'; popular pursuit with !pur darln��,  Bailors; ;and!that;mahy!;bf;them^Bfbt rlcM:^  without a suspicion 'of ..crime; attaching,  to!them/ynywaa^sylcgal ,business,^tor  which >they 'iwereyauljy commissioned;  arid there'.is rib reason to suppose that  Rolff Van Bu'yseri.'vvas! any thing.,, riipre  than a brave and /lucky..: privateer cap-.  tain. ���rHe'.:.:prbbabIyjBp,erit'::'mpst'/;.bf-;'hi��  money In'dissipation and in!,the building V of Rolff J House;!1and j!tlie ie-ffprt^tp;,  ,irieet,!the:.expenses..pf ���,'a^large;.establish-|;;  ment,; and keep ;up. appearances. !;I !b>>-  lievethat'flnan'clal.distresses "account  for his flight; and^for all/that ,seems'  Btrarige to the ;world in the history of  Rolff; House. , Ton gentlemen;  are entitled "to differ from.me if youSvlll. '.Of  opurse,.!,! can't explain^allythe 'queer.  :Bigh'tfil^eTelybb'dy:;:may���'hav(B'^spen^at.'th���.���:  dead of night about the place., People  always will see strange sights around  a house  ; that':, is . suopected : ��� of ."being"  haunted. I dori't;belleye any of the su-  peratltloua stories about Rolff ;..Hbi\-/v'  It 1b Biniiply a fine bld!mansion gono  to decayvJ-I woufld that I nilght live ;to(;  Bee it restored;; 'You have my story.  gentlemen^:!'..      :--Tl A T.';.T''a'-' ���������      ^'������A.T./  The old * man relapsed into silence,'  arid a ���''general shaking of heads showed  that his. Btbry did 'not settle all doubts  ta'regard/tb;Rblff'House.\y:;^  he^s'aia^lhjregard-Ha^^  fthS*pld|pialcel|��But^l|^  v^outJtliatStHeire'iiii'MSb^^  fmbne^!��^Rjb��fcSp^  jjnewififan'afften'em  :'^pted;;up!iargefimm^  :TmBiny>^^  v;'hM;.toeMfbipae;pnd!h  SfiaTeiSup.'iffo^  ���?He!ill-^tti'r^iii;!S.-U^warr^  foid'*bbtie)!and?-allfhis^  tlit'Bfdrep'GtKetsubJe'ct^  i^fi?y)w;wuia;fiiketftbskee^  stories efghoBts and hobgoblins.    But  fltslln't^pjpiji'^annert  '���Id. woman'lying-up. there on her-'death��,  ���?i��e'a?fp'i��rhaps^rand^  Jmbre;oityti?ge'rifiein^'^^  Spill!! lraew^t^MMaipra;!tbib*fa^many of!  ;;liii>!wbra;f-ariar;fheS;w^  V&tOTi'i^:hlsiowffiibar-rpbi^  My-eiiiationiituritte'd^  Iff ttb^;fOTbl��Weh Jtppici!w  TirM'fln^bw^^aridfcautlc^'itpn  '1^!y;iy#:^^S-'r'yJJ!'^  lloiSSh^priricipal'stfeet'bf  . i'!flittle!!white8a house;' lobtrudedyjiitBelf  !! Jb&aiyy6ut|tby th^  fBldewaiii^^d'verAtheldbbivfaSBm  Sbbr^;?theHlriMrlptibri^Anthp^|Say-,!  |t>rbbk^CpunBeUpi"^t-^w^  ?j^S'i^rontin'|lSn^the;8t^^^  frfrtiM&^SaybroSiC?^  0:bundlhr!^M^bcj6upJ%b^  SbleBsea^tfbrJil'ts'iwaB^the^^^^^  litie'aectiblri^arS^^  jXtci'iVth'ub^ttiat^b'rtM  Verie^ulllbVium,'(-ari^  j'lwprthy/Bh^|f!fnjp't;?,ipn  :ijpearanee,^e;Aiwas|t^^^^  rHisjfpfeheadiprptruM  ;llialr;|w^sp^inlded;|^t^  ;itop*'Sf}iiijs"ihea^s^  ltbaiaisFpt;?tfis|:npse^  l!BhMp^<aha|there|wS^u^  f?*inniafVa'!rps^a^e^  geyes=yrei^jsmall;,;andjwlxy;i;andjth  ^ightBhaye^be^;i,twem^y|t^;^;^a^  .ftHeJianS^form^pf'Ih^^  iimore !prigainly^ey'elopment^  |itufestl^er'e?als^^^^  syhplefhe|was5ri^ian';un^  Ima^ffimt^yfel^  |easii^^i^rmine|thjitfS^  'fgrow^intos'ajpret^sc^  |'tatMr^|p|M#ftM|^^^M^^^^^?  ^lTl^liel(ierg^a^Spk|had|j  frt^bfflce| andi;thrpwn*|j^  'l&��ir}00i00hAM te^^ii^W'^-^ffiS^  f^��bK5^HoS|:tlrea|.I^  i aafeh^t stretchedf|liimsel f ��fin|f his|>Seasy!;  ��'bhair&$$it$^  ;'nief^OT^^rk^hlhk5|tK^^ :  'kb d%raiffi^^read^|oi^^|ouft  wifL".Tou:'h'avei;ara;wh';.-up,^  ��BUgg^ea|tlw^ung^Tia^;|^^  #g!'^^^5was��^h��f^ply;^tgJ^%Jiuw#  SBlgneaj's^iea;|witri'eas^  ^b!fthat^pb(is|settle^g:B"u  ''''IqiJave'Shaa'tcilit.l'ir^^  lhg::.the.driftTb��fybur>argu^  ^i��ther^plrbu'a'fi'fj|ybur^  '���#WI��i^?'ir��^"'j wlVi/'(��WA!.;i'i'::.;�����^.'rti^:��;iS  .fibbyjfcWh'atr.iwIfh'G^  .fltheSbppbHuhityfthaf?^  .-'��:aiii'i-ii-\'V.i-2i��i-:-.'i':J:-t-:L-i?i*K.:'/4v^  HbyaidsTmyc^ffortsjsb'ySseiecting^  I'thoouts'etTbf -111e^U^-piii^yici^r^d^^&^^mm  |pff^^||^dbn*l^ish^to|?s^^  fagajii^Jywr|m^h^r^  ;^��aeBirabjfe:a|wlfeSffi  tibTtlunolas^ny^^^  ilJhidSmar'Hediw^  ���!delgneaftbfthrp^^  '^mW^tlis^be'caus'e^offm^lS'^^^  ���tfy^ah'&plBrsev  ;^uir|affairs/|Ralph^  i^^cah^getieiaudetpu  ���!Jth"e^pi'd|'laidy^s^  SS o (-^'r.'i Aa i. S'fnr.' ^wniViitrJs 1 avBa'ieira'5fto;?ola^!S��il<J!  taiingB!!!wbrkeaSaa;;weli:,.., ..���....,...., .....,,.,        ���riBhea;Srhaa;s6riiesdlffloiyty>ln;gettlng%  the old  lady  to  give  up  s"ot��i of her  iBtatiS"^SNbVr;��i'Sca!li!;th^  '"i'': :������ Ar:<'-!!���;��� y*'^'.:.Lil^  ;^t^ki��!iioif:;^pu'Bl.iwss;;^^  fidroit:wbrkirig-of;the^cards!:W;i^^  tixii'-i'lfla^erJmyjBelf !tiiat ^^rp^Vequsdl  itbitrieypccasloni-;:^^  ^bf?courseHihe|!ri;epheWiv;g^  ^thJng^henr^saldVthe^  ���siv^Te^^ea'^  'youtkriow:yTheibid!;l^^'*ami^  c>^as^ll|iri|the!;'a^ct^n^|Jg^^  riephe^teveryth|ng;~but^i^^  'QU'eer^BOtionB^^  flnesVe^tailnducether!^  ; Qnly!!b^ thingltrpublM  ;.iB^ribt;near|sri-;BO.im  wri)!tp; suppose?; liyiilsiperhaps^ia ^n^jito^  t��!?T^ettea.3fpri:!l'^e^  lih^ohsequencet'^'f^it'^  iB^rbkfc^;B,utjitM^ueer^yery/;qu^  'klmpst^leads'bney&bolle^  ^bfrfbldi-Magnus^Rblff's ; mpney!;.yaults,-!,  and.{thelr/cp'ntrotby^the EylVPrie^^Vhatv  cari;the;pld!!lady;haye!:dpne ';-wlth^ali:-h6r''  ,ca!Bh?lr;';It;iisi':;!Btra.rige-^yery;y  iTburig:Master!;!Ciaude; won't:haye;^riy^!  ���thing llketh'e'moriey.hehas-aritt  ;But;there's!lots of property, arid he gets;  It 'ail. y Now .iriark me.: Ralph.-;-' -I /think;  /lisee/lri'th'ls/turri'bf affairs Just,*thebp^  pbrtunity I/haybalways^^ wan ted.;; /Therp  Is 'nothing':nlcer for a'lawyer than ;the  ha'nd/lnff,bf a big "property' for: a reck-;  leas'yourig spendthrift.-! I have planned  tb;getvthe;:handllng;of;;:the;Rpiff,;esta^  and I have succeeded. The fact of there)  riot beirigyas much money, as;l expected!  Is,really iriihy.favor. ���',; This boy Claude,1  ;I!am .certain, .wlll.beoj^  iiiibiiey^freely."',7i-iiave.'tia-lked -with, hirii,  ('arid he 1��! eager to cbrne into hia:;,fortune!'!  'arid/ haa!;grand cschemes^ of igoing.:.;;tp'  Europe,yandy!becoming ! aygenflenian;'  But ' the/Boapegrao? '/wbri't^have!-! the!  money to carry!out! hia���pla'ns.VTpjgrat'*!  lfy'���'��� hie .desires; y he"imust "needa yraiae!  trioriey on the .property that will be left  him. .'.It''iB'.'a'fflne chancei"fpr good;'bar-'  KainB^'/With !his inexperience' and, '.con-'.,  fldlng natur<s,;he.can  any-kind of an agreement.. Vlhaive: hia  cbnfldoncej M  think, '���' arid ��� it  will ,. be  Btrangejlf there is. not an'opportunity  affbrdod; iineyfor, making a very/good  thlrig.ySornobody Is certain: to' take)Advantage of him, and why shouldn't I?"  A'fTo be sure���why not?" echoed; the  yowhg!,nian.yyy'--'-y;; ������'-������; A--.A'-'AAA A'T-  '?y"ery; ���well put, Ralph," cpntinued  khe,elder;!'".'."There Is a very , fine;moral  point! to consider In the .matter.!�� As il  said���somebbdy! will surelyiltakV?'"'""  tage of^ this young nrari.!;'Wh  hejA: Now, a; xnan>bf: ��� weak-mindV  "}Art'Ito.Urt!jBc��aab��;^  ?-'��s��;-S  AT.':';-A-:-'A-~;-k~'"'AT.Ay.\A^  ���'���������^',f "!''"''.'"*���   ���',;   "'.'' ��� "    ''"���' *''' ''  '������iai.*'^.''"';?'  ~r  y^J .^liiijlo!^^  f'&apa^By^  rthatpdwedv^bjus'sasfwe  ���iiage?p:BorbthyfeTfi%1onfc^  /blackyBilkSsBrt,%thes;;roeeS?;pe^^  /plaidSBilk^aist^Mpie'jcblaretit^  %llV(^;:Ola'spyt^/Coat;ibla<^Sl^t?^^  ���----"^":---^  "���---"-��� ''���"'���'���'-BSaSc^^ys  Ernest, Grant)  ne^pEillE  ; A'Ak tkos.vyttUBO/.:.W:��K��;JK;.^^^^  H e A h ad "��� f Bac kach eya n d'. A, Ur I Ksb?yl^^^  iv;..;TroublesfbrTwilvo'.Year8:beirorof^p|^  Jy'heusedth'e'greatKldhey,^  y;Montreai:-.)?.Iuly'!;20'i-^(Spw^  nest !Granty 287-i;Urbairi /istrcet^!\i?<.|||^^|  "city,;' is .-among './those who fheycr w,le)|^^g|  air; oppot'tunityipass/to  word for Dodd's Kidney  his/)reasons ;for;)this; ;and!5berc  are>iri) his), own/ words:),!)yyyy  ���:' f*1 liiati;';beeny)troubled \with! -.���~~--r^f,--iS^M  acheyand) Kidney; Disease.!for. ;%ejve)!:S^^|  ;years^V;:says;^Mr.))<3:ra,nt;:!^/iMyy  .-;������������-\v,.-;-i%'f-MMi  ba)cfe#��pj  urinate; 1 could  me  d:::^t;!nothing';tp"yhdp>a  I tried";several remedies, ,but|;an!f?lfi��^|  failed iintil I )! useel) Dddd'"1" ���"'*-*--*'�����'���*'���*���������<*'  Pills^y WHeh:),I; hadrtakeriyfour  l) was- able to go te) bed ;a.hd);tiake'TOy|^|||g||  move the cause  AAAyy^Ay^;^^   ,...   . . ..^  Lifebuoy Soap���disinfeetantfr-iB; jrtrpngly^;;^a|| 5,  r  ' -. i  ATLIN,  <,B.   C, .SATURDAY,    SEPTEMBER   5,  reo3.  i  *i  li  Tlie Atlin Claim. /  I'libllsliuil    i"("iv    SiitnrJuv   luoi'itiiiK   bv  T'-ll��  An.IN  CIjAIM    I'UIIMStllNO  Co.  A.C  IIn:<jCMi"i:r,ii,Eriii"on,' Puoi'iiir.i'OH.  Ollii'ii of iiiibUciilioii Ti-iii I St., Atlm, H. C.  A(lvi"ili-,.nn KutO", : *.l.()0 pel" inch, rucli  ln-,f'"i tion. Iteiulnif.' iiotli-us, li'i cents n line.  Sppuiul Contract liiitPh on iipplli'iition. '  The biilisi'i'lplion pru-o is 5>.r> u Jfi'i" pnj-  nlilo in mlviiiico.J No l> iper w ill Itu iluhvored  'unless tliis eunclitlun i�� eoinnlieil w Itli.  ���SATUR IJAY, SEPTEMBER   5'1'I1. 1903.  rr��ar^-\ ������������������ m^J��<TiJr nNnwiri'ja  Thift   prospectors,   miners ' and  merchants sue not  the only    ones  who have faith in the Atlin stability  is  plainly evidenced   by   the  fact  ..-that-we  have 'in     our' midst    a  "thoroughly  up  to  'dale,    Electric  " Light    and   "Power  Plant  and   a  r Steam Laundry, modern in   ail its  details. - The substantial  buildings  iu  which  these are   installed add  -1   ,'quite a bit to the' architectural features of the town and most favorably  impicss incoming visitois. '  No advertisement for any town  equals an an ay of belching smokestacks and the whirr of machinery.  They talk for themselves.  ��� Iuv-Atlin., wheie we have such  - a terribly long wintei, the iutroduct-  ' ion ' of this Electiic Light Plant  comes as a blessed boon. Its" general adoption by the citizens will  naturally<reduce the fne risks, promote cleanliness and comfort iu  homes > and stores, aud be more  heallhfur'in all lespects than the  use of coal oil, there being absolutely no noxious gases evolved as in  the 'case'of oil illuminants. Best  of'all,it shows visitens and intending iiiv��stoiS( that we are a 'progressive communit}',' up with the  ' times and with plenty of confidence  . iu the stability of the District.  ��� We understand that the enterprising gentlemen who are behind  the ventuie have fixed on a most  reasonable scale of charges for  consumers, much less than that in  vogue at "Whitehorse and about  on  a par with Skagway rates.  We hope some arrangement may  be reached, with Govermental assistance or otherwise, by which a few  arc lights -may be placed on our  principal stieets. ;  Tbe utility of these during the  long winter nights would be undeniable and the sooner some public  action is taken to secure them the  better for all concerned. Their installation will greatly help the fire  brigade when theif valuableservices  are required in the hitherto dark  hours, will act as a deterrent to  people with a felonious turn of  mind and promote social intercourse  aud good fellowship.  Cleanliness being next lo godli.  ncss it goes without saying that  the Steam Laundry will he extensively patronized, in fact since opening, they have had all they can  possibly attend to, and this is bound,  in the nature of things lo continue,  as it is universally conceded that  machine washing is as superior  to the old hand methods as Electric  Light is to coal oil.  We heartily welcome those enterprises into our midst and confidently bespeak for them the reward  hey are surely entitled lo.  Dredging   for  Gold.  .Gold dredging has become one  of the principal methods^ of' -gold  mining in California and it bids  fair to outrival all -other ways'- for  securing the yellow metal. Near  the town ofOrovilleover 20 of these  dredges are in operation and many'  more for the same vicinity 'have  been 'contracted for. They,'are  built to handle' large quantities of  earth, .many,'of them having  buckets of three yards canacitv.  The Royal Victoria  Life Insurance Co/  OF.-.CANADA  y     1-  Capital    $1,000,000  A.C Hirschfeld, Atfeut.  Atlin,. Nugget and Grape Rings     '.  And'AH.Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on the Premises.,  - -  $&mW~ , Why send otu when you can get goods as cheap here ?',' t' 1  , Watches Front $5 up. ' Fine Line of Souvenir Spoons.  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss Watchmakers. :  THE'  KOOTENAI   HbT-E'L.'  - - > <  George E. Hayes, Proprietor  Cor. First and Trainor Streets. ���<    '"  O.K.  BATHS ''v '. ��� '   -  BARBER "SHOP  li. 11. JfOKJD        Prop.       ,   <  Now uuuup) their new   quartern next  to tlio Uuuk of H. N. A., Jfirit Street.  Thu bath rooms* mo dually us cocxl as found  In cities,   Private Eutrunoe for Indies.  0 ' This First Class Hotel hits been rnmodcled and rufuruialied throiiKliout  X . ' '   ixnd oilers the best uccommodutioii to Trminloiit or Permiuiunt  1 Guests.���Ainoi'ioHii and European plun. '                    .,  0 Finest Wines, Liquors and Gigars,         y  | ' '         ,     Billiards   and' Pool.    '       ���     ..,'���.  THE   Q��LyD    HOUSE,  ,. ,  ,       '       '  y    1       J D��SCOVEBY.   B.C.'     /'  "A,STRICTLY.FIRST CLASS HOTEL.  CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS &. CIGARS.  Mixed Drinks a Speolalty- -  DINING  ROOM  SUPPLIED   WITH  TUE,HEST THU  MARKET   AFFORDS.  ,    Vegetables Daily From our own Garden.  j,' .Breakfast,"6 to'9, Lunch,  i2-to<2, Dinner,' 6 to 8.  NOTICE.  PART  IV.,  "WATER   OLAUSES CONSOLIDATION ACT, 1807."  1. This is to certify that "The British  Ameriuuu Dredging Compmiy, Limited," a  (Joiiiiiuu". incorporated under the/'Uoiuiiuii-  jos> Act, 1SU7 uud," which has complied ��itli  tne proMsioiib ot the "rower (Jo'unaniev'  liehet Act, 1HW," and is in the amne poaition  us it it had been special!} incorporated us  required b} Purt IV. ot the "\\ uter Oluuses  (Jonbohdutioii Act, 18S1," luis .submitted its  undertaking to tho Lieutenant-Governor iu  Council for approval, uud ,- thut" tho ��� ��uid  uudei'tukniL', us show n* by" tho'"*documeuts  and plan lilod, lius.been'apps'oved,' and that  the sume is us  follows: -       -   i ">  Tho ucciuisitiou by puicliune or under  powers conlerred by the "Wuter Clauses  (consolidation Act, 18'J7," of two acres,  more or less, of ground situated on the south  side ot Pine Creek, at the foot ot Pine Creek  Falls, iu the Atlin Lalte Mining: Division "of  tho Cussiur District, wliich forms "part of  tho mininc ground leased to the "Pine  Creek Power Company, Limited," for the  purposo of hjdraulio workings.  This piece of land is ' intended to bo. acquired as a site for the erection thereon of  a power house aud the necessary buildings  in connection therewith, for the generation  and distribution of power by eleetrlcul  methods for the operation of'a bucket  dtedn-0 oapable of treating three thousand  cubic" yardsdaily, for lighting and any other  purposes for u Inch such power may bo used  under the provisions of Part IV, of the  "Water Clauses Consolidation ^ct, 1897."  The generality of any words in this clause,  uro not to bo limited by uny words in the  same clause, or any other part of this  Certificate.  For the purpose of the proposed works  the Company has acquired from H. W. E.  Canavun a record boavine date the 7th day  of April, 1900, of ono thousand inches of  water to bo diverted from Pino Creek above  Pine Creek Falls, and which is'to be returned to the stream at the falls.  2. And this is further to certify that the  Company propose to begin their undertaking by acquiring title to'tho suid site in  niunnor aforesaid, and by commencing tho  erection thereon of the said powor house.  3. And this is further to certify that tho  amoiiiitof the capital of the Company which  will beduly subscribed beforo the Company  comiuoncos the construction of its undertaking and worka, or exercises any of tho  powers of tho "Water Clauses Consolidation  Act, 1887," Part IV., In that behalf, Is horo-  by fixed at the ;>uin of twonty-ilvo thousand  dollurs, boingtho wholo of the capital stoalc  of the Company, and that tho difference between the said sum and tlio amount required to vornplota the undertaking and works  shall be raised by tho issuo and nule of do-  beiiturofl of tlio Company, such difference  being estimated at tho sum of loventy-flvo  thousand dollars. ,  i. A ud this Is further tocortify that the  time -a ltliin which tho said undertaking and  works aro to bo commenced Is fixed at sixty  days from the dato hereof, and tho time  within which all tho proposed undertaking  shall bo in operation is fixed at .six 'months  from the dato hereof.  Dated this 20 th day of Juno, 1903.  A. E.. McPHlLLIPS.  Clerk, Executive Co  the   white   pass, &   yukon  route:-*1   ���       ��� ', .  - . . " / " t  ��� ��e�� ���        . v  \   Passenger and tixpiess Service,' Daily (except Sunday),' between  Skagway, Log Cabiu.r Bennett, Caribou,' White Horse "and Intermediate  points, making close connections with our own steamers at WhiteHorse  for Dawson and Yukon points,'and] at Caribou for Atlin every Tuesday  and Friday;,Returning, leave Atlin' eveny Monday and Thursday. ''  ' .   Telegraph Service to Skagway:    Express matter- ,will be received  for shipment to and from all points iu Canada'and the United States.  For information relative to^Passenger, Freight, Telegraph or Express  ,  Rates apply'to any Agent of the Company or to '  Traffic Department', SKAGWAY.  J.  H.   RICHARDSON,  ATLIN   &   DISCOVERY.i  ��� ��� i ���  Full Line of Clothing Just From the East  .    THE   LATEST   STYLES.    V  Complete Stock of Dry Goods   ''  THE    LATEST   IN    HATS,    BOOTS    AMD '   SHOES.  ^r  "       GOLD   SEAL   GUM   BOOTS , "   ^  Our Goous arc the Best and Our Prices the Lowest. ' j  The Canadian Bank oi Commerce,  CAPITAL   PAID   UP!   $8,700,000.       "       ;       ',  Reserve, $3,000,000.       ���  -- v "  Branches of the Bank at,Seattle, ' ' ' *   .  San Franeisco,  ��� '   ���> ������  Portland,    .  , - Skagway, etc  Exchange sold on all Points.  Gold Dust Purchased-  ^  -Assay Office in Connection.  D. ROSS; Manager.  THE ROYAL ilOTEL,  E.  ROSSELLI,  Proprietor.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  �������  FIRST  CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CHOICEST WINES, UQUORS AND CIGARS CASE GOODS A SPECIALTY.  Hydraulie   Mining  unery.  HYDRAULIC   GIANTS,    WATER   GATES,  ANGLE   STEEL   RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC   RIVETED    PIPE.  uiiucll. I  Estimates furnished on applicalion  The Vancouver Engineering Works,  . ' Vancouver, B. C.   .  A. C. Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin, B. C  . *    v ��A \S*\i -.J 1-  A V  ���/Zr,l  '^u'^"'-''V^-^fP.7tey?^^^foT^i1?-  / o  ( i  ATUN, B.,C��� SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1903      '.  'Good   Cash   ��alues>t   It   ����� 'UI)e(Htlj|..^;  Groceries, Provisions, Dry Goods, Boots&.Shbes, etc.  ' ,���   ' '   -   ' \>r    >*���    .-v \ ^   r����� - ./   ' . */^   -    '  The Most Complete Stock in The District. \  Grand Entertainment j  At ,  *  Balmoral Hall, Discovery.  Coininecing 7:30, * Ending D...V.  Saturday  evening  Sept.   5th. I903   __^��^__ , V  > ist. event: Wrestling ��� between  McLaughlin, champion ' ot Butte,  Montana, and Jenkins, champion' of  Bellasf Ireland. * V  '   ��������� r  2nd.   event.     Boxing,,   between  Athose    well known    athletes,   W.  Brady and Chas. Hall, for a  puise.  3rd.'event: Bout, between F.  Marcus and.N. Sabin, lor any consideration offered.'   '  4th. e/ent: One competitor .will  undertake to finish one ' bottle  Kilmarnock whiskey in less 'time  than next competitor can smoke  two cigars. This event 'will take  place early in the evening.  5th. 'event:   Several-competitors  well known,iu the  art of pushing  the cue will decide  who is  the best  man before a ��� large audience,  sev-  1 eral large  stakes  are  already  de-  . posited.    -   " k  y  Special attraction:" Four/jound  contest. One to be ^knocked out,  between ' Barney y Hughes and  Fighting Mike."'    ; '   /v        ,  Highland Sword Dance: Big(Jack  McLennan will show how- this is  done."     . y ^     v^  ���* Music will b��i .supplied by -Prof.  George Firth whose ability as a  pianist needs no mention "and to  ��� gether with selections on .Bagpipes  by'Messrs. McKay and Anderson  in Highland costume.   ' '  This Programme is subject to  additions without notice. 'Stages  will run to and from Atlin in connection with entertainment.  NOTICES.  Certificate of Improv imii  s.    ,. , '  The   YELLOW^  JACKKT    Mineral   Claim,  situated  on   Pine,1 Creek, "ubout    one  1   mils  cant  of   Discover.r.   in   tlie   Atllu  * links Mining Division of Cassiar, 1). C.  "NJOTICK Is hereby gl>on thut I, Julius  X> M.Kiiff'nor, F.M.C., No. B33S5W, Ageut.for  the North Columbia Gold Mining Co., F.ll.C,  No. 1)34111, intend GO dnj�� .from date hereof, to apply' to the Mining Ileroider for  a Celtilloute of Inipiovemeiits, forth* purpose of ..obtaining u Cionn Giunt of i the  above claim,   j " "   s  -     " '\   \ -        ���������--.  And Fuhtiikx Take notUe'thut action unci oi Soctlou 37 tniiHt he rommeuied before  tho lusuatico of such Certificate of impiove-  ments. ��� ">  Atlin, H. Cm thin 19th iluy of Mny,,lB03.  my.!3-80d ;     Julius M. liulf nor, Agent  E. S. Wilkinson, P.L.S.  Wm. Brown, C.El  9  '  Kootenay   Restaurant.  Sunday Dinner.  ABRAHAM PLAS1E,  Proprietor.  MENU  Crdb Salad.  " SOUPS  t.  Consomme Royal  " FISH  White Fish White Wine Sauce  BOILED  Sugar Cured Ham Mint Sauce  ENTREE  Fried Spring Chicken-Cream Gravy  Wild Duck with Dressing��� Queen  Fritters Vanilla Sauce  ROASTS  Prime  Ribs of Beef au jus  Leg of Mutton and Jelly  VEGETABLES  Mashed Potatoes ���French Peas  1  " DESSERT  Chocolate Ice Cream  and  Cake  Green Apple   Cream Meringue  KTOT1CE ii hereby given that Sixty days  ufteivdute J Intend to apply .to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Work*  foi poimlsxion to puM-liiise the1 following  desciibed tiact ot laud for uguculturtt.1  puiposes. Commencing at a pout'marked  Duvid L. Hull's N. K.coruei,thence 30 chains  West, thence 80 chains South,- thence 20  clmuis East, thence aO chains North to place  of commencement, "containing In all 180  acres moie or less.      ' '  Situated two miles oust of Atlin Luke and  about 10 miles North of Atlin Tow nsite on a  small creek know n( as Burnt Creek.       ������"'  j "  j   - 'David L. Hall  Dated   at   Atlin,"   B.  C.   this   24th. daj   of  August 1903. '  ; WILKINSON < &= BROWN/  Provincial Land   'Surveyors   &   Civil   Engineers.  Hydraulic' Mlfle  Engineering 'a   Specially' Officer Penrl  fet."-, near '1 bud St,,>AiAs, H.C  DRINK'THE BEST  "NABOB   TEA."  ',i    '  In Lead Packets oi l/c-ii> And i lb each.-      ,       .,., - ,,   '   .   '  ������   -    -     -      >       -    '  > >  <    i    '      ������   . -     For Sale by all,First Class Grocers.  yl<   ��   �� �����  KELLV.   DOUGLAS   &  Co.: Wholesale Grocers, Vancouvir. B C  THE GRAND  MQTEL  FINEST EQUIPPED HOTEL IN'THE NORTH?. EVERYTHING  CONDUCTED IN  FIRST-CLASS MANNER.  NOTICE is hereby given' that sixty days  from the date'' hereof, I intend' making:  application to the 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".  Commencing; at a stake "marked B. B's  North-West Corner Post situated on the  East Bank of the Atlmtoo Rher, thence in  au Easterly Direction 10 Chains, thence in a  Southerly Direction 20 Chains, thence  Westerly about 40 Chains, thence alone the  East Bank of the Atllntoo River about  SO Chains to the .point of commencement,  containing; .in all about 80 a��rea,~ more or  less., ' ,     u. -  ,    \ H. A. Butler, y  ���r v*        C. H. Butler. >'  Dated at Taku. B.  C, ��� l l  Wth , August, 1903.   -J *    ' '  JJOTICK is hereby chen that after ��0 days  from date, we intend to apply to the  Chief CommUslonei* of Lands and Works  for permission to purchase one-quarter of  an acre of land for a site for a power plant  in the Atllu District, situated as follows :  Commencing at a post marked "The  British Columbiu Power A Manufacturing  Co., Ltd.'s S.E. oomer,' planted at a point  on Discovery 'street, in the Town wf Atlin,  thence iu a v> esterly direction 104% feet,  thence northerly 10ll/i feet, thence easterly  Wl'A feet, thence southerly 10t>4 feet to  point of commencement, containing one  quarter of an aero more or leas.  Dated at Atlin, B.C. this 2Stb day of  June, 1903.    >  The British Columbia Power  .. & Manufacturing Co., Ltd  jeS-S0d.  jqOTICE is hereby iriven that Sixty days  after dato I intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to purchase the following  described tract of land in the Atlin district  for agricultural purposes: Commencing  at au initial post, planted about ono mile  north-oast of Atlin Tow nsite, thenco running east 40 chains, thence south 20 chains,  thonce west 40 chains, thence north 20 chains  to the point of commencement, containing  80 acres more or less.      *  Wllllnra McHern.  Dated nt Atlin, Tt. C, this 22uu day of June  ieo>. Jne 27 60d  NOTICE is hereby given that sixty days  after date I intend to apply to the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works for permission to purohase the following described  trac of land for agricultural purposes:  Commonolng at post planted nt the* South  East oornor of R Orlcrson's preemption  No. 245, situated uoni' Surprise Lake in the  Atlin Dlstriat, thonce liast 20 chains to Pott  2, thence North 20 olialus to Post 8, thouce  West 20 chains to Post 4, thonce Sotitn 20  chains to plaoe of commencement, containing In all about forty ncros more or loss.  JOHN DUNHAM.  Dated at SurprNe Luke, Autr 23tli. 190.1  French   Restaurant in   Connection.,,  David' Hastik,- Proprietor.  Corner of First and Discovery Streets., ^  1 Jt*'<'' "  ,. TS^ls  *     ~'>.v    S.^Afji  A Boor to the Thirsty!  ^.,./<a��^  Drinks,   2  lor  a  Quarter.  ���>*.  - <- - ; - ���   ���    ��x . . ' *���     y   *  Commencing-Monday, April ',20th,-1 ^.vill cut'puces on all my goods at  -*'    the1; LELAND   HOTEL/     ^I.have a large stock"of,First C'ass  ., Goods and intend to dispose of them at Cost.        This ,>is strictly a.  Closing Oct Sals.   - -'Goods must be disposed of by July ist.  -.  Hotel Building for Sale���No Reasonable Offer Refused:   *  '. i    '    , -     ''        ���    - -     , *   E. P. Queen. _l  ���-  . *   * .-fi* y^,|Vl  THE WHITE PASS & YUKON RdUTE.:  , Pacific   and   Arctic ^ Railw aj   and Na\igation I'ompani, _  \ British Columbia Yukon   Railway Companj.      < ~  Biitish Yukon   Railwaj Companj, k  TIME TABLE.  1                    IN EFFECT   JANUARY 7 1901  Dailj  except iSiindny.  ���,      ,t  \  No.3N.   B.  No.l   N. B  No.  2. S. Bound      No 4 S. Bound'  2nd class.  1st class.  \  \  1st class.  ^,    .  2nd class.  8. SO p. mi  9. 30 a. m.  LT  SKAGUAY   v  AR.  4. 30 p. m.  AR  4.15 a. m.  m.3o ,r a  10.55 j    ���  11.001  WHITE PASS  11  S  05  3.00   ���  11  2-10���  11. 40 a.m.  U.4B      ���  11  .LOG CABIN  1��  2.10   ���  11  1.00,,  12-20  12. lli |      '  12. SS 1 p.m  11  UENNETT  11  1. 85 1  1.15 j p.m  11  12.20   p.m.  2.45   ,   >    '.  2.10   ���  11  CARIBOU  11  11.50   a.m  1^  10.20    ���  '6.10   ���  4.30   ���  AR  WHITE HORS  S LV  9 30    ���  LV  7.00   ���  Passengers must be at depots in timo to have Baggage inspected and checked. Inspection is stopped 80 minutes bofoie leaving time of tram. *  150 pounds of baggage will bo checked free a\ ith each full faieticket and 75-pounds  with eaoh half fare ticket. r ,  -   ' k  "wMi  J.' G. COKNELL  timm pel  Discovery.   .  OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT,  IN  CONNECTION.  Hoaduuartovs for Brook's stage.  Pine tree fioteL  DISCOVERY, B. C.  NEW DINING ROOM  NOW OPEN,  Furnishing    The  BEST MEALS IN CAMP.  Finest of liquors.     Good stabling.  Pellew-Haryey, Bryant & Gilman  Provincial; Assayers  The Vancouver Assay Office, Established 1890.   .��o��     W. WALLACE GRIME & Co.,  Agents.  Large or Small Samples forw ardod for Assay  1 *-. *      .Uf  i&  Kn. .Samih, i'lopiirtor.  TRY  J. D. DCRIE'S  * FOR  UPHOLSTERY  MATTRESSES  FURNITURE  HARDWARE  PAINTS & OILS  Atlin 61 Discovery.  :m  ���M-  8M  ���"-VwV-  ���-1\.  '/      1     '  '     1       r ' ,'  ''       I  "   ',' "\ t'      - '   '' " ' I  '    f    ^  X  !>���     'I  L  . - ��-  ���M. v.i  ) '\  ��*������*���^  -'..a  \Ajj. <4  The Housewives' Strike.  (From the   Chronicles  of Uncle  Ike)  No, Z haven't forgotten the time Lacal  Union Number One of the Amalgamated  Society of Housewives of British North  America  went  out  on   strike.    It  camo  right home to me, Mra. Ike being a member of that late unlamented organization.  It -was off day at the shop.   I'd calou-  ? lated to take Mrs. Ike out for 'a drive,'  i     but   she   refused.    "I'm   ever   so   happy  1'      !*hat you should have thought of it, Ike,"  ehe eays, "and you know I'd far rather  ,  i      <jro ���with you than to the" meeUngr, but,"  says she, "my obligation as a member of  1"'    ' the Housewives calls for my attendance,  ���xcept when physically impossible."  ,  "Well." I aayo, "If you go for a drive  mlth   mo   'twould   be   physically   lmpo��-  ��lblo'lto go to  the, meeting,  too,  so Just  I'J       j,   /".put oa your bonnet "  l|    "       "Why does a man  always  call  a wo-  |a -man's   hat   a   bonnet 1"   she u Interrupts,  rather sharp like.  ��� "Well, whatever It is," I answers, kin-  > ��Jer apologl3lngly, "put it on and we'll go  for a drive." .   . ,  -, * ��� j "X misdoubt, Ike," she says, shaking  her bead ; "your sense of honor is somewhat watped."  "Wherej T" I asks, pretending to be  ' anxious. "I don't foel drawn up anywhere, and, moreover," I went on,  "s'long as my horso sense Is In good  i working order we'll not worry much about  > the other senses except the seirje of  taste."  '., "Thinking of your supper already," says  . Mrs. Ike. i'JuBt like a man!" And then  ~^ehe kissed me, hoped I wouldn't get lone-  ,;iy before she came back, and departed.  1 V About the time she was due for supper  m'-��� I (thought to myself, "How'd It do for  "J-' me -to have it ready for her when sho  11 ��� comes in," and I was so pleased with  ��.'.,* myself for thlnking.of such a thing that  pi- / I almost allowed it to stop at the thought.  However, after a severe mental struggle,  'as tho story books say, and a good deal  of searching, I succeeded in getting the  '���table set, and had just put a kettleful of  ���water on.the gas-stove when Mrs. Ike  leame in. She looked a little bit surprised when she saw what I had done, but  'ehe sat down without saying anything  more than was neceisaiy. * .  ; ��� , ,.*..'Well," I says., wondering, why she  i >V j fhadn't fussed some about sotting tho  i Vj* . things "out, "nothing for you to do but  ?<'" ��� Just,warm up the p'tatoes and moat left  A- - t lover from dinner, and that won't take  '.I* ���      you long." .  ,*' < "You'll have to do it yourself," she says,  i\>'      J   trying to speak very firm.  fft- >    "Not to-day, ilianK. you," say3 I, think-  *vf"-'   ' ilng she^was just joking     "D'ye  remem-  A/> i        iher what happened the Kvst time I tried  i ' '     ,*��� Ito-ccok'a  meal   the  dav  you   hurt your  Ay (hand ?"  my  mind going back   to  a  day  .9*. ' .when' I'd let a fine loast of beef burn to  ;f'' a crisp. ,    .  yft ' * She Hooked unr��omtoi table, but answered  'it   ,       j back,   "You'll   have   to  do  it;   theie's  a  tffr ,  i.      ptrlko^on."       ,. i  V~h    *     "i'Strike!" I just yelled the word.  >  &  i    ..,    "Yes," says Mis   Ike, a bit angiy like.  %\.    fi ,,"Why not?" she fa.iya     "'Men have their  Si '      "' strikes, why not 'ho nomen'" "<i  "Well, I didn t Know why, but I didn't  eay anything, ju^t sLood and stared at  ���her for I don't know how long, and she  'Just  looked back.  ��    "Local Union Numbor One of the Am-  f algamated Society of Housewives of Brit-  ilsh   North   Ameiiea   is   on   strike,"   sho  .,eay3, at last. >  -   "That being the case,"  says 1,  "Local  ,Branch Numbei One of the International  ^Married   Men's 'Association,'11   have   to  ihold   an  emergency  meeting  to-night to  ' consider the situation " ������   >    ��  ���   -  "What 1" she , gasped,, "Why I didn't  know Jthere-was any such thing."  W -  iii  ;"&-   y. "'"No more did I,"  thinks I  to myself,  4*V"7   <t*ut aloud I says, "Tut, tut'   Did ye thtak  **5 ***  1%  the''heads of the household were going to  be caught napping' We've boen expecting  this and .preparing for it," I says. With  that I took the frying pan from a hook I  at the top of the cellar stairs and managed to knock down a few other pans.  "What are you going to do?" aays Mrs.  Ike.  "The Married Men," I replied,, aa dignified as I could, "while refusing to talk  lor publication, maintain a very calm and  confident attitude "  She looked dazed, but managed to rise  and say, "I'll get the meat and potatoes."  "The Married Men," pays 1, waving  io_ her is sit down again, "(jljiini they  have allthe help thoy need, and will not  ,re-engage any of tholr old hands unless  the latter surrender unconditionally^" -  Then she began to look: riTgntSKGd. I  ���went to the pantry -.to search for tho  meat..   I made   all   the   noise    1    could  >*">  ritvoman who came and stayed with us for  1 two weeks at Exhibition time, on tha  < y-- strength of her daughter being acqualnt-  "^y ed,-<with Mrs. Ike's mother, gave it to u<��  .^i ~ as a souvenir, and just because it was  vjf^ one of that kind it had seemed impossible  i-i/J-^to break It. -   .  v>4, -V4" "MrP,  Ike,   not knowing  what 1   pilght  break , n&ct,   jumped   up   and   says,   all  . "jBWeet and hesitating: "Ike, we all decided  ,t?e   wouldn't  do   anything  for  our  husbands  to-day,   and���aud���'twas just  fool��  ��� IshneSd.    I���I,"  and  then    she    stopped.  -, .^Thece   was   a   suspicious   gleam   in   her  eyes, and I guess my own were gleaming,  ' too.    But I opened my arms,  and when  Jier head was resting where It had a right  to. I says, "It Is officially stated that the  Married Men  and  the  Housewives  havo  come to terms."  "The   agreement."   says   Mrs.   Ike,   all  sunshine again,  "being entirely s.itlsfac-  " .to*v to both parties." W. B.  -  , Kentucky Assassins.  The Louisville conespondent of Tho  New York Post, In an article dealing  with the prevalence of assassinations in  Kentucky, and which was suggested by  the recent remaikablo Jott-White trial  at Jackson, traces two-tliltds of the  assassinations In that State to politics.  He adds that tho authors of these assassinations ure tho worst of cowards when  it comes to an open tight, the aj"< ptod  method of the muidcieis being to Ho In  iwalt for a victim, Inking aim at a stand-  1 '��ig object between which and tho assaa-  jn the unsuspecting tiavcllei must pas3.  ',*��Vhen tho latter's ilgurc Intprvonos, tho  ' trigger is pulled and the fatal shot fired or, if tho man Ib only wouudod, another shot complotes the work. Strangely enough, murdorois of this class have,  according to the correspondent, been  Idealized and made heroes bv superficial  provincial wrlteis encouraged by a false  provincial pride. "There are many peo-  'ple in the State, supposed to bo intelligent and law respecting, who havo a  luiklng sympathy with these dcspu.-."..ioes  and feel a secret pride in tho terror which  ���a Kentucklan* Is supposed to carry with  him wheiover he goes. The present Governor has done all he could in published  interviews to mlniml7e the atrocities In  Breathitt County, nnd within twenty-  four hours after s-vlng through tho  newspapers that no more troops were  needed at Jackson an additional Hotch-  kiss gun and some fnity or ftCty more  troops woro ordetcd there to relmorce  those already gum ding tho jail where  Jett and While arc ronflned, while ten  holdlers arc deemed necessary to guard  the icsldonco of a single witness. Two  Ilotchklsf, guns and ono Oatling, with  ni*aily a hundred soldiers, are-fequlred to  secure tho arraignment and trial of two  dcspei idoes. againatiwhom a numoor o.  murdois aie charged, and ono'of whom  the same Governor had previously pardoned  for a lolonj."  Curious Bits of News.  "Bill" Porter, a Maryville fireman, naa  a dog which lies adopted a wolf, says the  Kansas City "Journal." Three young,  wolves which were found on a farm near  Ravenwood weie placed with her own  pups, and she immediately accepted th'em  as members of her family, and began  treating them in the most motherly  fashion. Two of the wolves have been1  stolen,'but the dog is still1 caring for the  third. , ��  -  ��� A sensational trial at Moscow has resulted in Judge Vladimir de Hatzuk being condemned to serve for three years  as a common soldier for burglary and  arson. Needing money, he had broken  into a neighbor's house, and, with the  skill of an expert burglar, had forced  open the safe. After taking away money  enough to meet immediate requirements,  he concluded by setting fire to the house.  As the judge is a nobleman, the sentence  must bo sanctioned by the Czar before it  can be enforced.    -  ��� ���>     ~-^~-^  The *>nly direct descendant of Robert  Burns is 'a. clerk in a Chicago shipping  office. He is Robert Burns Hutchinson,  and his descent from the poet is unquestioned. His mother, Sarah Burns,  was a( daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel  James Glencairn Burns, the third, son of  Robert Burns and Jean Armour. Mr.  Hutchinson will be forty-eight this year.  He was born at Cheltenham, but crossed  the water in 1801, when he married Miss  Mabel Burnand. Their little daughter,  Dorothea Burns Hutchinson, is the next  in the straight line from the poet.  A 91 days' fast has been accomplished  in India by a religious mendicant. The  only nourishment taken was the.sour  whey of cuidled milk, which the Jain  was strong enough to procure for himself  during the fast, although on the last day  liis veins were swollen, and he could only  speak with ell'oit. 'Thioughout 'his life  the man has been accustomed to stern  asceticism, living only on biead, yellow  lico, and this whey, and List yeai he ab  stumed for 86 days. He has a laige number of followeis, but, unlike most Ilin  doo devotees, receives neither fees nor  presents.  ��� Some fifteen yoais ago a Virginia  gentleman punlusoJ in' Alexandiia  ^Sypt- from a n.*li\e who had found il  in the wall of a building broken duiiiig  a conflagration, what appeared to be a  mass of conoded (opper weighing twentj  pounds. It was kept as a hearth orna*  went, until recently it was found to con  sisfc of about 500 Roman coins, struck in  the days of the eaily Caesars. Piofes  tor Dnnnington of the University of  Virginia finds that the coins contain one  part of silver to four of copper, but  "���when dipped in acid a part of the copper  disappcais, leaving a silveiy surface,  which "wears" as a white metal. He be  lieves the coins passed for silver. The  mass had "become encrusted with adoublo  bkmi'of" malachite and of red oxide of  copper,-and TemaikaMo changes had  gone on within, although the lettering  and the dates remained legible.  The quaint annual cexemony, centuries  old, in Jionor of the "Biddenden maids"  took place recently, accoiding to the  fond on" "Chronicle," in that quiet Kenf-  hh village, which for once was crowded  with visitors on foot, on bicycles, and in  motor cars. The "maids" were toom together in the year 1100, and were joined  together at the hips and at the"shoul-  ders. Thus they lived for thirty-four  years, and then died together. They  were noted for their charity, and "by their  will they left a piece of land, which has  since increased beyond its original value  of forty guineas a year, to provide on a  certain day bread and cheese for the  poor and cakes for strangers who come  to the parish'. On this day a huge crowd  of strangers gathered to see two hundred  loaves and two hundred pounds of cheese  handed by the churchwardens from a'  window in the old workhouse, and struggled or bargained afterward for the  cakes stamped with a "picture of the  "maids."  life, and don't amount to anything nohow. ' They will h��ue a hard life while  they live together, and we hasten to extend absolutely no congratulations, for  *we don't believe am good can come of  ourib. a union." ' ������  -fey  "What on earLli is* to become of the'  Sparks family,-1 womlpr?" "Why, what's  -the trouble wiMi 'emr" "All hit heavy  by the new food craze. Went over the  other mornin' and found.Vm at 'break-  ���fast���grandmother eatin' Blank's !Food,  Sparks' wife tacklin' Dobb's Cereal, and  the children divided between ten differ-.  ���eat brands." "And where was the old  man?" "In tlie stable, eatin' % bale o*  W-"���"Tit-Bite.",.    / -        , i  ground; he leaned upon a line, u^ing it a-*   rjrl fifteen cents.   She rang up another  a crutch, and so  forced himself  foiw.ird  in jerks, calling hoarsely to his m��n,  beckoning them angrily on with his <nm  *nd thus limping calmly to,the very nitiz-  ��-s of our Mai ers, "It was solcndid,  did when he fell for the last time���well,  we were sorry."  "What was his name?" I asked.'  "Colonel Lloyd o tho West Ridinq Regiment Months' ter'wejlaid a wieath  of flowers on his g" ave, and the cai J bore  the inscription" * 'In",honor -of a bnve  enemy.' It was an act difficult to forget.','  Sub-marines as Wreckers.  Shooting an -Elephant.'  A Plumbing Expert,  Aghast, the master plumber views the  work of 'his subordinate. Tlie bungling  jouth haa gone^aibout his work of rehiring a leak as if it were tho simplest  thing in the world. He 'hus not scat-  fuied tools all over the pieniiscs, neither  .'.is he cluttered np the floor with odd  pieces of piping, while he absented him-  -i If for two days at si.vty cents an hour.  "Great balls of fire!", yells the master  .���lumber "Have you no regard for pro-  .���-sionnl ethics? Will you never learo  ....y thing?"  Soiling an axe and i hammer, he  mashes the plasteiing from tlie wall  .ind wrenches ten feet of pipe loose, permitting the escaping water to flood tho  swelling. With deft, steady strokes he  I ears up the floor of two rooms and  diops a pair of ten-pound pinceis into a  cloisonne vase in the loom beneath.  "There!" he says, with a sigh of relief  and s.i(i-tf,icfion. "That looks more work,  manlike, anyway."  Candor,  Tn iri.uii.ige notices done by country  ji.ux'm tlie bride alwnyi "looks charm-  y^," no matter how <siie is "got up" oir  iuat her color is. To look charming is  Hie aim and delight of all brides at tho  critical moment of eiossing the "Bridge  of Sighs," and the cnuntiy chronicler  dare not say they looked my other wUy.  A bit of candor like this (fiom a, Mis-  souii journal) once in a while would be  reft calling:  "Muiried ��� Miss Sylvia Khadcs to  James Carnaham, lust Saturday afternoon. The bride is an ordinary local  girl, ivlio doesn't know any moie Mian a  rabbit about cooking, and netcr helped  licr poor mother three days in her life.  She ii not a beauty, by any means, and  has a gait like a fat duck. Tlie groom'is  well known here as an up-to-date loafer;  'hfts^cen living off the old folks all hia  At  th*  Dublin  Zoological  Gardens,  on  the 11th  Instant/ tl\e''pet  elephant Zlta,  which two ''days before killed her keeper  McNally, after a close friendship of over  eighteen years, was shot by order of the  garden authorities.   Zlta hotf manifested  extraordli ary slg  s of distress since that  fatal ,night.    She  had  been  uneasy and  restless, and eaten little, and looked apprehensively���almost piteously���at all who  approached   the   elephant   house.     Other  keepers in the gardens declare that Zlta,  actuated In her unpremeditat      crime by  a sudden spasm  or pain,' hail  oxpieased  griet and repentance over since by every  me.ine known to  animal life, and many  appeals  were  made  for *a  pardon.    Tho  Dublin   pa; ers   contained  eloquent   pleas  for her forgiveness, and one of the Journals devo ed a leading article to an appeal  for mercy on account of Zlta's ex-  omplaiy career In the past      But the authorities wore inexorable. - 'Tho anger;, or  whatever other cause it was that resultod  In poor McNally being trampled to death,  might recur, and bring about another tragedy,   and  the  extieme  punishment was  resolved  up.  i > i Elephant  rides  nnd expanding  bullets wore therefore procured  from    London,    and    ycslerduy    moinlng  Colonel    Neville ChambeiJaync,   the., ln-  spectoi-Geilcial of Const.ifouli.iy, who has  boon  on a good many  "'oloph.mt shoots"  in' India, took wltlrliim���seven Sergeants,'  well skilled in tlie use of the rifle, in older  to  cany .the  sentence' into, effect     Zlta  met hor fat" standing    Au tho Sorge'inls  took  up  positions  in   the  clepliint lioi.se  the huge beast turned towards them,' but  made no attempt al an.aggicssive movement.   Tho two foremost Seigcants, with  tho elephant   rifles   took  steady  aim  at  Zlta's   head,   the, other   live   aimed   with  Mnitlnl   cai bines   at   hei   foie-legs,   this  lattei   manoeuvre   being  Intended  to  dls>-  ahle  her in  the event of  tho expanding  bullets not provin" effective    Colonel Neville Chnmbeilayne gave the  signal, tho  feoven  guns  lang  out  together,   and    the  gieat beast  rolled over,  dead     Both the  elephant nfle bullets had penetrated tho  biain     Zita's  death  was   instantaneous,  and  apparently painless     Since  she  had  to dlo  it is just as well  that she should  have been  spared  as much .suffeiIng as  possible. Tho body was cut up to feed the  many carnivorous beasts in "the gardens  The  animal  originally cost   ��800.  "While as an engine of war the subm.n-  ine is of doubtful expediency, it would  i.sem as t��i _,h It might be of some service In t. prosaic business of salvage,"  says T Marine Record. "Beyond' n  certain depth, and a very limited oi.e at  that; there is at present .no pract' al  means 'of recovering vessels or their i, ir-  goes. So enor. ously does pressure in  erea o as one descends below the surface of the sea-that-vessels become mere  shattered hulks. r Occasionally Imaginative or optimistic1 wreckers endeavor to  salvage vessels 'at unusual depths, but  the stoiy Is one of unbroken failure Cav-  allcre Pino Is the first submarine Inventor  to discard the submarine for purposes of  warfare and to turn his energies to es-  Bentlallv practical lines If all accounts  are to be believed, he is pursuing some  very interesting experiments In the Gulf  of Oenoa with ' -hat'he cells his ' underwater working-boat.' He has. designed  a boat to resist the1 enormous pressuies  that accumulate - with > depth, and h.ut  been so successful as to have descended  in 'safety' to a depth of 400 feet The  boat Is spherical in form, with a diameter  of ten feet, and has accommodation* for  ?, worMng crew'of two parsons. Its prnc-  Icablllty lies In the fact that it is equipped .with arms passing Into th�� h >���!  through universal water-tight iolat.i. and  possessing powerful'gripping quuilt!o��."y.  It Was a 'Daisy.  At a dinner given to a crowd of lail-  road men Senator Cha-unccy M Depew  was the star speaker. In the couise of  his i marks, says The New York limes,  he told a story wherein a certain manu-  tactuier, left practically alone in his factory through a lock-out,;was repiesented  aa pointing to ���> the office clock over Ins  desk and saying to hls^frlend :���  -  ".Tnere are only two hands in'my office  that never strike."-- ,. i   ���-,. c_�� ., .,.   %      ��  "Whereupon,"   said  the   Senator;;'^the  clo^k stiuck two."  After the dinner one 6f,Sonator Depew's  friends came up and congratulated him:'  'Your speech was grea.t," he said   "That  story about the clock*is  aidalsy."!  T e Senator beamed. ������ "I think it is  pieay good," he said, modestly.  About five minutes, later another friend  came up who was not so eulogistic.  "Chauncey," he said, "I think that story  about thei clock better every time I hear  it. I .think to-night -was the fiftieth  time." -  ���  "Why, President Newell says that story  is a daisy," expos' ulated Mr. Depew.   ^  The other laughed. "You ought to  study botany, Chauncey, and you would  learn that a'daisy's a hardy annual." '  'And thereupon the Senator subsided.  Catching a Husband.'  The London Daily Express of a recent  date had the following .���IScaussmes Is a  small village in Belgium, which possesses  a good sur ly of gnls, who . jallzed lately that a gieat many ol them were destined to be old maids unless they took,  the matter in hand themselves1. ��� After  many meetings, ��� from which all married  folk were llgorcsiy excluded, the girls  determined to give a. gieat dinner to  which unwedded youths from far and  near should be invited Notices of the  coming festival and its reasons we e published all over the countiy and even In  Holland. This veiy onginal way of securing a husband has just come off, the  propaiations and decoiations of the village having kept all agog for a week A  table was placed in the centre of the village stieet, and tho hostesses, "dressed  to kill," awaited the auhal of the guests  At 3 o'clock the girls with their parents and the bacheloi guests, assembled  In fiont of the town hall, whence numerous addresses weie given on the sub-  1ect of matrimony. Then tho event of the  day took place. Xiio jovetless glrjs took  their places at table flist, each leaving  an empty seat at hei side, and waiting  anxiously for th^ youth who should elect-  to sit besido hoi. Theio was an awful  pause ere tho first man sciewed up courage to leave tho icst, who stood huddled togelhor aa If foi protection from  tho danger that awaited thorn, "but at  last a brawny fellow of ibout forty, from  some distance, whose lioai th was comfortless without a wife, made a cholco  and took his seat, and then ano'.hor and  another, and soon nil the places woro  taken. Dinner lasted till 7 o'clock In  true Flemish fashion, ending'with songs  and speeches. By this time acquaintance  was made, hearts woro warmed, and declarations mado, ind the girls who had  succceeded in secu Ing sweethearts made  their appearance in the village ��� square  arm in arm with their captured swain.  Vory few weie left lamenting thoir prospective sinHp-ljlesscclncss. Tho dlnnor  was follow- bv a bill In the open air,  and maiiy wedding dajs are already llxed.  Plucky  Colonel Lloyd.  In " /. C." <"-. ,0ral Ben Villoon describes "The Bi v st Dfod 1 Ever Saw. \  It was that of Commanrlant Gerl Ginvett,  who rescued two of his comrades under a  flerco flro of British shells and bullets.  But tlie "maddest act of courage" was  that of a British Colonel "a hus the Uen-  eial converses with the interviewer.���  "We were lying behind boulders high up  on one side of a koplo, and tho khakis  were coming up on tho other. We sawr  their hats appear over tho crest before  they had any view even of the top of the  hill, far loss of us. Tlion came tnelr  faces, then their bieasts, and wo fired.  The first rank wcnl down lllcr* a swath  of grass. But o" ois piesscd forward,  tho Colonel leading. We fired again, tho  Colonel reeled nnd fell foi ward, ihot  through tho 'eg. But almost instantly he  was up aga<n, the wounded leg hanging  horribly   limp    and   trailing    upon    the  REPARTEE ON DRESS PARADE  ..          ..     .  la Inoident of Oua   of the  Knglidt   lte-  ilini (��t AldarahoU \  f jU  During'somo'inanouevres at Alder-  fctaot to' gain practice la the vedette  ���yBtem of employing cavalry to "watch  *��nd report the movements of an'enemy  the mounted troops employed ^on tho  occasion were extended at intervals  m a long line'reaching some miles.  The major at one end of the line had  eccasion to send a message to the cap-  lain, ,who was at, the opposite'end:   _  "The enemy ,are lri force in front." r  ,.  Tho signal was passed along the Hue  ill right till it came to a man stationed  about midway, who thought'flt to add  1�� private message of his own, lntendefl  lor the benefit of his neighbor:  i /'Have you a chaw of tobacco?"  Unluckily, his" comrade thought these  words were part of the signal message,  and they were passsed from man to  ,'man until they reached the captain. ^ >  The latter was somewhat astonishefl  at this request, but sent back this answer:   ,       ,        ,   . ,,',-., 1      c  .    5'I don'Unse tobacco,���but there aro^  lvo cigars."-".' * c\    *     <y    '< . >  ���  The major found- the, cigars, welcome,  'nnd .as 'he lighted one." sent back .thir  answer:"' "Who' saia you 'did ?" '   ��� *"  Bickel. Then' a fellow bought ��. quar-  Jer'B worth of cigars and she rang up  five dollars. Light began to dawn upon  ma I understood. ,'That girl,' I  thought, 'knocks down a while, then  rings up a big amount to sorter square  fcer stealings.' I watched her a few-  moments longer. I saw her ring up.  three nickels' on three purchases of a  jlime each, and then I made up > mj*  mind to tip-'her off to' George, t  couldn't see" my friend'Nicolai done  like that,' you know. So I went and  told him. He listened .till I had "fin/  Ished, and then what do you suppose  kappened?" , <  "I'don't know," replied Cumpstead,  ���what did?"        ^      ��  "He,laughed a loud, hoarse, winter  >raather laugh and told me the register was busted and had been for three  weeks, and that,nickels and five dollars were all that it'would ring. And  I've been buying things for Lyceum  tmployes ever since." t ���  "W.        ;    '��� ' i, ;:  Boot >Dd I!much. , "��� *  Sarah, Duchees ot Marlborough/wa*-  accustomed to mako'an annual* feast;  lo which" she invited all her relations.  At one of-these-family meetings she-  frank' their \health, adding',   "What a  glorious sight It is to see, such a number'of branches flourishing from,one-  root!"   But oVserrlng  'Jack   Spencer- l  Eaugh, she insisted on knowing what  ad occasioned his mirth, and promised to   forgive' him, '''be It what   It.  l?OUld.- ,      f (" -   .  >"' ,  tWhy, then.'maflam," said he,/'I wan-  Ihlnklng how much more tho branches  would,flourish it tho root were under- -  (round." i  , iv.      - M.  Faun's Irreverence.  ' Here Is a laughable and true little,  hnectdote-about President Faure's historic visit to St. Petersburg.   It seems  that the Cathedral of Sts. Peter and  Paul at St. Petersburg has a remarkable repeating echo, which iSjnowhere'"  to pronounced as in the passages leading to the subterranean crypt" where  (thcfamou8 collection ,of holy relics is  Btored., Moreover, Jas might   be- ex-'  pected, the approaches to the crypt are  Bomewhat drafty. , Just at the moment  when in-solemn silence-the group of  ecclesiastical" and other dignitaries in  attendance on the president and czar  were ushering their illustrious visitors  Into the hallowed vaults, M. Faure'a  ���Voice was heard m the half darkness  lo this effect: i'Mollard!".   y,        ,     -  i   Immediately and. as if by enchant-  tnent," innumerable other eerie voices  resounded and re-echoed the word en  all sides. '  , "Mollard! Molllard! Mo-6ll-a-rd!"  ' M., Mollard is a diplomatist of partis,  but It was distinctly'uncanny to hear  his homely name thundering away thus  in the obscurity of the crypt. The Russian clergy present were scandalized,  the laymen were astounded.      ,   -  But the astonishment became more  Intense when the' president's voice  droned out once more: ���   ���, \ $.%\ ���  "My hat!" ' - ' <~"*~*~f  ' And once more the noisy echoes took  up the words and bandied them to and  fro among the gloomy arches: "My  hat! My hat! My'ha-at!" \ ,  '  M. Molllard brought the president's  hat. And.M. Faure immediately and  unconsciously did the cause of the  third republic much mischief by putting it on while he made his obeisance  to the sacred relics of the Imperial  church'of-Russia.  Wo III Frelliig.  An Atchison woman discovered recently that she had been slighted by  !allure to got an Invitation to a party,  'n order Reeling toward the hostess,  ihe intends to go .anyway.���Atchison  Hobs. ,-< -A -��� -^--y  .    Tlio Deception ofStcht.  "I'm through trying to prevent  irlme," exclaimed Brown.  "What's up now?" asked Cumpstead,  wiping his fingers on the towel that  swung from the counter.    -  "Well, r It was this way," his friend  went on.' '/You see, I went over'to the  Lyceum theatre the other evening���  George Nicolal's a friend of mine, you  know���and after the first act I strolled  out into the confectionery next door  tor a package of cigarettes.  "There waB a girl waiting on the  crowd there. I bought a largo package of the brand I smoke and handed  the young lady In payment ten cents.  She rang up five on the register. 'Ah,  ha,' I said to myself, 'knocking down,  I see.' Then a man came along and  bought three glasses of ginger ale for  himself and two friends.   He gave tho  rf      TOhnt Can You^Offor.     ���  Geologists , believe ,   Greenland     to-  be a mass of land nearly covered by  perpetual snow, with mterlacing^'gla-  ciers of vast extent. * Of the .character  of soil thus hidden from the sight'and  use of man little is 'known,' but'age*  hence, through    the    marvelous   processes and forces of nature this great  covering of.ice and snow may dlsap-0  pear, the frigid cold be'tempered, pop- ,  ulous',cities arise and the seeds*scat-  tered-,by the tiller of "the soil return  abundant harvests, y Man' may learn/  lessons "from nature every, day, {and in  thenufind the knowledge ^ot ^ow�� t0 -  move'. arid  triumph "in his own little  sphere.,    Nature  buries    no ..talents;  though she sometimes hides them, ehe  6till*'uses and multiplies, them    away  irom the weak sight of puny'mortals.  It is,not a etep from the sublime to  'the rldicTilous to apply the teachings  ��>f nature to the ;affairs of, men.,, To  the workman In the mill, to the.Bta'tes-  man in the forum, and to the"   merchant1 in the mart these lessons come  to point out the pathways to,success;  and to achieve the latter all the powers of man must be employes and'displayed, for    the world    must   'know  .what each individual can offer, for its  foaneflt.   To achieve results men' may  labor in,the dark; but mankind must  have the achievements,"' whether ttiey  fce thoee of the< Inventor or of the mer.  chant with his well stocked emporium  A Correction.  2Ln amusing double-barreled case' of*  heterophemy occurred.not long ago at  a meeting of the licensing sessions In.  an English city.'   The chairman, discussing the law,requiring the bona fide  travelers to go a certain distance before being entitled 'to liquid refreshment, referred to It as being   "three-  miles as the flow cries."   ,'  A superior person   hastily rose   to-  correct his worship, but could get no-  nearer than "Yofir worship means 'as  the fly   crows,' or   rather"," he   added  hastily, " ,'as the cry flows.'"  No on�� was rash enough to make a  ^lrther attempt, and the magjstrntes-  'ent on in their efforts in behalf of  wbrlety.  any Pictures of  e Leo XI  Blow Being Offered lathe Public from 50c  to $fi apiece.  The Gafhblic Register,.  9 Jordan St., Toronto, is  offering the finest portrait in  the market for 85c. or with  one Year's Subscription to the  paper $1.26, the retail price  of this work is 75c. The  offer should be availed of by  everyone.    Size, 22x28 ins.  t<~  , *.-if~f),i-tiV\1fi.>  jt  , .J(  *���^���������ri- escaped.^ He wus no 'oidmaiy man, ano^  ,  when he disappeai ed, it was foiever.   It'  ���  to an art to disappear^ wcll,and he must  nave been skilled in the art.   I know its  rules, and the principles on which these'  , rules are based. 'It is cunous and mtei-  esting, tins art."   -  "Rules!     Art'     What   rot   i3   this?"  cried  Lord.    "If  theie  were lults, and  ,art, or any othei lubbish, would not we  professionals know it all?"      -��� ;  "That's usually' tlie trouble with us  professionals," said Wilhelm; "we know  it all.'-'  "But the art! Come, tell u? about it,  since it is so very important,' -said Frau  Ganz, the professor, and-the ^detective,  together; but Wilhelm declined to make  any explanations until he was fully pre-,  pared tcwithstand tlie assault of criti-'  \ cisan. *  Lord felt curious about this matter,  knowing that Ganz would ranke a* clear,  forcible Statement of his theories. For  he had studied logic and rhetoric at Inns-  pruck, and could put a case" in wliich he  was interested, very stiongly.  Lord had grown most impatient long  'before Wilhelm was ready to make an'  exposition of the ait of disappearing. ,  "There is such "an it," he begun, one  Sunday evening, "in ��. your man Lyle  >was'skilled in it. .IL would be a treat to  'hear him discouise on it."  "Wouldn'J;  it, no \," said'Lord, with  ���corn.     "Especially   if.   wHIp   Ii*tMiin��.  ,. tmnnatrtinrTewara oT-cnpranng niifl"in  (his inside pocket.   But that will never  be."        i v  i    "Prdbably   not,"   said  Wilholm,  "unless he gets tired of hiding.   You know, I  "   Always took an inteiest in the poor fel-  .   \ovr.    I���seem to  know him as well as  you, so   often  havo  you  desciibed   his  words and ways.   He was a genuine American   in'blood,   training,   appcaiance,  cleverness.   Old family,'high spirit, and  y all  that; Harvard graduate, stylish  in  '    dresa, good   figure j  rather    thin    than  plump; brown hair, green eyes, pale, severe face;   quick in  movement,  speech  and thought.    Then  he  was  inventive,  ���   fond of mathematics, also of pleasure;  but cared nothing ,for music, or wine, or,  books, i And he learned enough of drugs  to poison his wife too cleveily."  "How oould he have been so hard and  cruel?" said'Frau Ganz, with a sigh.  "I don't'.believe he did it,"'said Wilhelm, softly.    "His lawyei s,  the  great  "   public, his "relatives, and many good people believed him innocent.   Lord says the  -    case got'an awful  threshing, and tlie  ' more they -threshed the less certain some  were of his guilt, while others were more  certain." ' <   -  ' "But the art7 the art!" cried tho impa-���  tient detective.^ >- u r<  "Ah, yes, the art, to "be suie. ��� Well,  first, have I described Lyle accurately?  I might say he was just the opposite of  myself in most'things."   * '  ,  "Two young men," answered Lord,  ���"couldn't be, and look, less alike."  Wilhelm smiled.     ��� .-,  *. "I arrived in this country a.bout the  time he escaped from jail.-".I could read  English then, and, I remembei, the, news"  papers were full of him. But, until I  met you, the case did not interest me  To begin: Every art has a principle and  a. method. To practice the art well, one  .must know the principle, and be exact  in following the method. The principle  of the art'of disappearing is simple: Cuti  yourself off from the past as completely  ���as if you had been diowned in mid-  ocean. The method depends upon that  'principle, and, for each ca3e, varies only  '   in trifling circumstances."  "Is that.all?" Loid growled. "Why,  jthat's what they all do,' and most" of  them are caught as easy, as rats with  "traps and cheese."  "That's what they all do," echoed Wilhelm, in a lofty tone. "Are you sure of  that? Did Lyle bite at youreheese? Let  me show you what the principle forces a  man to do, when it is successfully carried out. You think it means running  ���away to Brazil or Persia, in a wig and  iblue spectacles, as they do in a play.  |No. The man who'disappears according  jto this "principle, must escape, not only  'from his pursuers, but fiom his friends,  ���and, above all, from himself. There's the  .first-and the second rule in the method."  "I don't quite understand," said Lord.  "Why should you?" said Wilhelm, in  (triumph. "Had you understood long ago,  ,you would havetgiven up the chase of  iLyle the moment you knew what he had  ��� done. What is a body floating in the sea  'to the friends and 1 datives of him who  once owned it? Nothing. It has no  'shape or mark to make it known to the  lowncr. It is completely "changed in essential details. It is loat It cannot be  'reached for burial. So must it be with  itho criminal who flics fiom lclentless  [pursuit of the law, and who can nevei  (return, with safety, to liis old life. Ho  ' ,must change his country, never meet old  'friends again, get a new language, a new  (trade, a. new place m society, a new set  jof parents and relatives, a new past,'n  (now habit of body, a new appeal ance.  (He must think, speak, walk, sleep, eat  'and drink differently from in past days;  ho must change the color of hair, skin,  toyes; in fact, ho must becortic another  (man as reully as if he had changed nurtures with a particular person."  ! "Der gondiy is safe," said the profes-  jsor, with u huge laugh, "und so is der  Ibrofession of detective. Who gould  bragtisc doao rules! Und if dey gould,  .what use would be detectives?"  , "It makes fine talk," said Lord. "All  fvery well if such things could be done.  !As they can't, your theory isn't worth a  'straw. It's impossible."  ' Wilhelm ope.ied an album, and pointed  tout two photographs to liis friend���one a  (slender, smooth-faced college boy, in uniform; the other, a bearded, daik-skinned,  rudely-dressed man, strong-limbed, reso-  .lute and experienced as the boy was  'timid and green.  "Here is the same peison," said he,  i"with only two years between the phonographs.'*  "Drue," said the professor. "Das is  me, a student at Bonn, und me again  Jgsbloring Africa." >,  Lord stared and muttered.  "Utvo years of accidental   training  can do so much," said-'Wilhelm, "what  would not two years of intelligent work  accomplish, by "such a man as Lyle, in  his strange position, forced to disappear  or die? If 'he adhered faithfully to the  piinciple and the method, I tell you, he  would 'not know himself at the end of  two years; he would be so changed that  people would take him for a lunatic  should he claim his old personality. Just  as if I were to rush to the police to-  moriow, and cry out, 'Airest ine, I am  Winthrop t Lyle.' What ��� would happen,  if for a week I were taken seriously?  yiy father, wife, relatives, friends, neighbors, would hasten to claim me, to iden-1,  tify me, to describe my home in Bavaria, my ^school day."?/courtship, marriage, even��� the orchestra. Tlie Lylcs  would come to visit, and deny me. Tlie  detectives and reporters would laugh at  me,-and, at last, I might And my proper  place in an asylum Yet the man who  disappears, according to the rules of the  art,, would be so provided with a now  and secure place in society that he could  no moro assert 'his old self than I could  claim .to be Winthrop Lyle."  Lord still studied the photographs with  interest.  "I begin to' undeintnnd you," he said.  "Thero''is moro sense in your art than 1  thought/ You believe, then, that Lylo  disappeared in this wondeiful way. How  do you think he did it?"  ,t "That's another story," Wilhelm replied as he finished his beer. "Everyone  uses t'ho same method, of course, but tho'  details are dilTeient. I am satisfied that  you see the truth of the principle, and  how simple and deep it is. If I get any  ideas on Lylo's particular way of doing  tho change act, I shall tell you." "  "���1 want to hear them," said Lord.  "It's a new peep/into that cursed mystery, which puzzles me more the i*ore I  sttidy It" a      ,'.     - - -,  When he was leaving the house an  hour later, the old piofessor mot him on  the street, with ng anxious face. "Dot  Lyle myzdery,',' salu he, in his ponderous  tocent, "dhroubles -Wilhelm doo' much,  und it vould bieaee me 'ercadLv if vdu  vsuldt bring him to anoder subject won  und qvlok, since it'is^not to any man  safo und brofltable to dvell doo long on  dose human myzderies of crime,- nefer to  be found oud, sbecially ven he hess a vife  und child, ubon him alone depending vor  Bubbort. You are Wilhelm's goot friendt,  und I speak to you as such."'  "Gad, I noticed.it myself," said Lord,  "particularly' when,, he shouted, "Arrest  me, I am Winthrop Lyle.' He made me  think of Lyle himself then, I tell you.  But you are right, professor, to warn  me. I've seen these theories get hold of  men and land them in the'asylum. 'So,  just as soon'as Wilhelm works ofF hi-i  thoughts on Lyle's escape, I'll never mention the infernal thing again. We'll talk  ��bout Africa and Greenland. .The cas��  has me nearly crazy. But, that's a won-  derfuLtheory of Wilhelm's, r" the' same,  if it could only be carried out." ,l  "If >it only ."goudt/' roared'the professor, as he went in. "y *    (  A few'nights later.Wilhelm was ready  to apply his theory to the escape of  Winthrop Lyle, but he had lost some of  his interest in the matter; and his round  face, a trifle flushed^with beer,' beamed  too comfortably., for mental activity.  "It is a great pity," he began, '/that a  sound and rational theory does not always'fit well into ordinary life. There  in'sure to be one "hitch or another. \I  have had trouble explaining Lyle's disappearance, according to the rules of the  art. But you must not laugh at me. 1  firmly believe that this unfortunate man,  who left no tracks in the road he traveled, escaped by means of the principle  and method I have described. No other  theory-fits the case. When it "became  certain that either escape or suicide was  his one refuge from the gallows, he made  arrangements with his friends to bribe  the prison guards, that he might get  easily to this,city. You told >me(that  yourself. But, he also made arrangements for a final separation from his  friends. Knowing that successful flight  depended ton a strict adherence to the  rules'of disappearing, he must have ordered his relatives to make no search for  him, to look upon him as de.id. Needing  money to carry out his plans, he had  them place a good sum where he could got  it without trouble. When all was jeadv  he slipped away after midnight, took the  first train to the city, and went straight  to the old man and woman with whom  he intended to take refuge. ,  "In the reports of his trial, it came  out that ho had done charitable woik on  the East Side, among the Geimans, Poles  and Bohemians. I assume that he had  there made the acquaintance of tlfe persons needed for liis purpose, a respect  able German couple, let us say, needy  faithful, ignoiant of his past, under obligations to him, and ready to do any hon  est thing that would secure comfort foi  their old age. I know a scon* such thai  would be glad to accept the proposition"  made by Lyle to Jlerr Schneidei and liU(  wife���let Schneider be their ii'ime. Hi  offered to pay thorn a good sum down  and so much a month while I hey lived  to be adopted as their son Frank, jmi  icturncd fiom California, sick almost tr  death. Tlicy accepted. Frank' Schneidei  went to bed ut onee as a sick nun, aw1  wan not secu again on the sliocts of New  York for three months. The neighbor  got no glimpse of him for a month, bui  hi** mother went about oil that time tell  ing hoi cronies and fiiends of her son'=  ipturn, keeping them infoimed of hie  pi ogress to health, letting thorn peep  into his bedioom, and promising her  maiden friends her influence in coaxing  Frank to marry ono of them within the  year.  "You can imagine what Lyle was do  ing during this month of sickness. H(  was recovering from the strain of trial  and prison, learning the German language ao the Schneiders spoke it, getting used to a German diet, making him  self familiar with Bavaria, with the na-  tivo village, tho relatives and friends of  his new parents, and in general fitting  himself for tlie part he had to play.  Moreover, he was doing hiB best tp get  f*t tp glib the rpugh bloom of * beer-  arlhker,~and to���*bleach dark hair?'eyeS;  brows, and Ibeard to yellow. When'i'atj  tbe end of a month he could sit up antl'?  receive visitors, his German was passable, and his appearance sufficiently rude  to suit his surroundings When he ap  peared on the street he had become easygoing Frank Schneider in earnest, arid  every soul' in the waid was willing to  swear he was Schneidei's son. His mother's countrywomen had known him asc a  boy, and could now see in him proper  lesemblanees to his parents! By that  time he spoke German well, and English  not at all. He was fat, and roughly  dressed. His hair was like mine, he  wore glasses, his walk was lazy, his manners bad He read no English books, he  ate only as do the Bavarians/and a German neighbor taught him to write in a  queer hand, which Frank Schneidei made  hia own. Three months so changed him  in appearance and fact that lie forgot,  except in sleep, or when alone, that he  had ever been Winthrop Lyle Then_ he  ventured out on the streets of the city,  went to theaters and bulls, got a job aa  a bartender in a German saloon, and  kept it a month until he knew the ways  and'the customois of such a place  "He thought ifwns time, then, to get  out of the country. So his father nnd  mother announced to the ncighbois then  intention to visit their native land foi  three months, and also to stay there foi  good if they liked it Being poor, they  took a steerage passage jnjihe bigjjteam-  er, and Frank went withT"them7"getting  aboard under the very noses of the do  tcctives, who still watched for him In!  their native village the Schneiders made  quito an impression, and then son was  thought,to have* a good memory and a  great love for the country of his childhood. , No doubt, Lyle put all that he  had learned from Iih paients to the teat  during 'his stay in Ilofberg , The Bavarians said,'.with delight .'He speaks Gcr  man as if he had ne\ei been in Ameiiea!'  He told them stones of his Childhood, in  wliich he had been the heio, described  well-known scenes, asked after lelatives  who were dead, and mentioned some1 of  their peculiarities' Piobably not "oven a  B&vauan detective could have pierced  through his 'disguise aftei a three  months' stay in Hofberg, wheie he taught  the innkeepers'to mix drinks in the^Am-  trtetm style. -T Evciyone said he was  truly a native and a ciedit, and should  not think of returning to America This  must have been his own xntention at first,  and (he knew that he was violating a  chief rule of the art of disappeai mg by  not changing country as well as per-r  sonality. However, the East Side is not  so far from'Europe, and he concluded  tha'��� on he East Side he would live and  die. ^So the Schneiders returned to their  old quarteis, and Frank went back   >  dis .old bartending with a fine stock of  Itories from the Fatherland, "and a higher ditch' between him and the^past,  which lived only in his memory. '  ; "He spoke, English now witto a Ger-  BaiT accent, which came to his lips without effort. He enjoyed his new life. It  was pleasant in itself, and like heaven,  When compared with tiie prison, the gallows, the grave, and the awful Shame.  After six months of study and practice  In his new character, he had no longer  to remind himself constantly of the part'  he was playing. It had become bis nature. He kept out all thought "of Winthrop Lyle,-trying to~think of,him and  bis story as ono thinks of a character in  a novel. ~ Finally, he chose a good girl  to be his wife, a girl fiom the village of  Hofberg. She 'was pretty and sensible,  and loved him, though she felt it lowered  her to marry a Iwwtender. That amused  him very much, but it fell in with his  plans, and they were married. That's  the end of my theories. - *��� "���<  "Eight months from the date of his  escape he had become another man. You  can see, what the art of disappearing did  lor him in that time; what must it not  have added in the sixteen months that  have since fled?- No .doubt he has pros-*  pered in business, and now* owns" a beer-  garden or a brewery. In (his dreams, and  in tlie quiet mom.en.ts_ before*' sleep, he  was in the habit of "recalling the past,  the scenes of the trial, the long days in  prison. But marriage and success must  Jiave done away with that. When he  got into politics, and had a crowd of  clients to distract 'him every day, his  past must have disappeared, even from  his dreams. Father and mother, brothers  find sisters " >   ���    .  "Even the murdered wife," whispered  Frau Ganz.  "He never murdered her," said Wil-  Ihelm, in the same tone. "All may have  vanished in the commonplace routine of  his life. He has probably observed every  rule of the art but two. You say ho  cent word to his parents of his safety  and happiness. That was an error, but  without consequences. A second en or is  his stay in his native country; that may  be as harmless as the first. It would  not avail him now to reveal hio identity.  IIo would be denied by the Lyles, and  nut in confinement by his fiiends. Probably he has mot and exchanged kindly  words with you, Lord, and his persecutors. I have no doubt, when he thinks,  of his triumph over you, he feels like  saying, 'I am Winthrop Lyle,' and defying you to track him even then. Is it  not possible? Oould you find him in the  person I have described to you? Is he  not hidden as securely as if he we're  dead?"  "Not a doubt of it," said Lord, promptly. "If ho followed your plan he is'safe  from friend and enemy, and safo from  himself."  ' Wilhelm and his father exchanged  glances  "But, great heavens!" cried the ex-  detectivc, "what suffering that poor devil must have endured to wife himself  off the face of the earth in that way!"  "It would kill me, I think," eaid Wilhelm, taking his baoy from the'cradle to  kiss him good-night. "If I bad to loave  these, and turn myself into another being, as Lyle did, what sorrow and pain I  would have to endure! As for Lyle,. I  think you are right in saying that one of  his spirit must have suffered fiercely."  . ypau Gtons took ber baby to his crib In  ���MfiHH-Pr.bf^'-j-fmy."  tfwordsl^t^il^  ��the;b��tok��rooh;  ^ves*|Epr3|  WoSlfthot "|a^t Jv  he "had grpwnlr^pal'e  'had risen !to!j;pace1tt^^^^  fessor sho b^^iislhwd^atMliislSonftaiid?  shrugged Wstshoulderslfdr^Lo^;;!^  "Fiercely;"��l;$i'6^  helm.    "Nature^bje$is^^  strength to��<&aiige^  lent.   Andjtliis'jjpooi^fellowijwithvliis^iron^  will, wentp$TOUgh!$prribi^  rescuing hislnainejfrpm^  literating himself^teH^allosilio'Shorrid!  suffering ofItrial,|sKiggleyahd:^eath=g  watch!   But^jtlll/!Mand~hejsat^  if soothed [byj.tfii����ou^t��^  umph, a oomp^sationfetojb^  the defeat pti^itij^Ti^i^Bfeyj^iMo^YiT.  he committeoyt^oferrdrelSWiAndShe^  add a third|^Mis]mom^lli^Bifiobki  at me, andtmark<:well^hat;5te^y^  is the tratih^Ifamr^ffi^  The detective Sp'ut-t  and start^Sfbrjftheildoblf^^  ready wit^toiheJstbpd^itlie^&rctold^  "I'll pay ypu^;theOTy^he?;cqmpliment^pf.'  not believing|ypuyLGobd^ght:"t^i5SfyM  He rushe&.^home0ful^  bitterness fai^l^i8��uiVppectell|result^fi  "   ' '  ��<*  -mAiisfA  ?DoMoui!Frl%ri:a8lAy6i����f  'mmm  fa  '$1  I  I  'W  give myself;#Anyv\w;!this!is?ia;^^  to me.    I'j-wan'tfhW^^  tho Lyle myBteryJmustJgp?^^^^  And he inung'i;phbt6graphs^  clews bearlngyb^5;tWe;��&  pearance intoitlie^nrei'jJThe;prq^  his son sat;MlentSfpW^{fe^mi^l^sjafteri  Lord's A^^m^liii^^o\0^^^��ex  afraid to ;sj^k$;an'd;f^^  deep in t^ov^listi^fi^^^&iM^^^SfM^.  "Well, wha��d*jrouytln  said the sonTginffa^lo^  ever be pdssible;;fo^iMybne'i^^  ^i Ganz, the .'celloTplayer/^  (lie condcmned��murderSr?"0!^  "You haye2prftye3]j-it��[im^  could not fresis^thisy supreme^^  test my pTO]Jsu^s8^^A^0i^*^r��ftri-i  umph!   Go6d:hight.,^^insiee'8l'^S!la;l<i  ���s;v3&^StA^AmA��AA'AAA<ATMM.  ic A Cs��les^Ci^mist^CM^  jfiMsgfeiA-; AA-.A&sTMTAEfcTiAM  A Jolly youne-chemlstryitough^Usy;  While mlxlngl;a:'comp6uhaea'/stuft;'s, ,,  Droppedfat:matcH';i"f5the;tvi���Ll^%;^��ft^;  k And afterraSwhlle^iS^gSSgS^  they foundHhisfrohtTteethianatone.cuftiv  ^^y^'^vRowdefeMa^aalne.".^  can conscientiously recommend  ) one vwhp rsuffersj fronay Catarrh"  tnose^oiKthroat^iseasiss   #  still^ffiotefahsiirdlimist^  once ijmadeitln^the;; samp;ipffl(^WHen:i;a^g^^  telegraSKwMtrecWwal^  "   " "���" ������'--'-������"���" '������'"'������"-���"'''���'������'���������^yaraiSI^^S  -.'A'Wish of Peace;  Give me a:'b6ok:,Sahd'an:;arboredxhooky  With the fTOulVof>tHeJwobaJim!buea;;;;pyv:  A vlata of'bliie,ythe5>ranohes;Sthrough;y  The forestVmuslc-aJid^'soli^e^^Kte;^  ^���?M^^tep^{^^^^iQetohariy5;;  -mAm  Tto��K^iiiiilttS  A kiss?isl'alpeciiliarIlF^^l^SsWr  no use toVone^t!iaWsblu^bU��s.'^t^o^  The 8mall^ySgetsSit^^HMt*ihg;sthe.,  young n^1ha��itossteal|it^and!;thexoldi  man has t6)fcuyafc&Th^  lover's prWlegeVsthelhy^  To a you^'girl^fMtlr;^to;:a3^^  man, hop��;^ahdttotan!bldiimid;?clitoity^  -^NMhviUe^Mmei^i^^  AAA..: ".' . ." 1.r,,..  ,...,.,   " Ei&ei-|&<w1^iii3y6u'��&^  tookol Ty%Grace^h0S5^arkiWy^  gwmeiii^H^^  ������Whai^retj^  JlgereitSalrsfo^sSaidfthi^simil^  tete'sfadyisCTSy^n't^PU^  ��re doitftSjifMt^i^t^  "Of^oime:i;iiknp^  .ie ttiatiwelveigot^  :eirfii��ly vp^aualbliBttb^k  MK>ple!fr��M;ifindl^  Any Erijgiish^sc!ibblhiast��jf6fiere4 ;S;a;  prize'ft6j;the��l��^  best kfompositioriSin^five1 ;mihute^  "HowitbvQvercomeiHabit^M^hisjyis'  ' what Jwas^writtenV byHh^nihe-year^pld;  boy whb^wori^the:^ize,.:-^y^^^%^^f;  "Weli;%ssii7"Habit1?is^hardtftby:|oy'er^  comeiy^Iftyou'itake;;;^  ter it?abeKriqt/change;;'^  take ;,6ffSanbtI.cr;^bu Estill ;:have::av'bit;  left.  ylfHydu^take/off'stillfahdther^the"  wholeVofr'it/femairis.y!^  ' anothier.Vit'isVnot'.wholIyused up, all.of  which>g;oes:;to: shbw\'that<ifyybu?waht  to get rid>'6'fna"habit;:you ;mustithrpw:  it ofEraIto^ther.^,Ay^  I Hi-^Wal,;ji;:s'p'os^  help since^he��� come; backifrpm thetyar  agriculturc';-:cp.llegc.''.:?vi-?r:y  Si���Help; nbthiriM.';^ Instcadlui;'cpmin':  out anV}hclpin'v;wit!i:th''plougli.likc:vhe'.  use tcryhe;jdoes;ii6thin'ybut lay'rpiind;  th' hoitse. now, figurin'., out��� th' profit uf  crossing piinkinsA*^th^.pic!plant,^in'br"t  der to. raiseKpunkin"pies;���NewyYork  Sun. yyyy-yy :y';y AyyyyyVyyy  ;yyyyy'-.y'"'"�� ;--,y.yyyyy;y-^y.i.  At breaking, all.-.the rules .of, speech  Fair; woman ' is ynajestje.'   l  She hires an imported; girl,yv/y  ,    And ^calls' "her  a  domestic, y    y  ';'.:fiL'-i..'.'.:'l:.V'r^PliiIadelphia.''.'Prcss;.--;-.  ������,-...>���,��������������...  ��  ��� -'. v  "My dear," whispered _the 'husband  who had accompanied hi?' better; hall  to the shop where she expected to purchase "a spring^gown,'- "I think that  dress with the black lace fixings on, it  is nobbj^  ,Why don't you pet it ?'' J; y  "Ohi it would never do," answered  the wife.   "Everybody is iwearing that  l.style."TA'-W:A:Ay.AT-'T.iAA':T':-'A-A:l-A'  ': ''Then/here's another good-looking  one���this.pnc with the separate jacket;  and the;strap fixings on the skirt."AT y  "Mercy, no I, Why nobody is wear?  ing;:that;!''���Life.''vy-y.';:.';'y;;.,y.y.y ';  yENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT ������.  Removes /'all hard, ;soffc or calloused  lumps - and blemishes from horses,  blood; spavin, curbs, splintsy!; ring--  bonc, sweeriey, stifles, sprainsj >, sbrc  and swollen throat, coughs; etc. Save  $50 by the use of one bottle; 'Warranted the .most wonderful -Blemish  cure ever known.^      '���.������Ay-:.-.''-  'natiire'isiwoni^rfulvrcioedy���specd^  r>'l^'.Sf-^'^>.P  ^lieves'and apermaheatlyg'cure;* WjridSp!sji||p|^  tthelStbmScpSOTrgStcwach  i lauiing any relief; ^idruggistpersMdeclg|^!  ;;8tbreditp;healtl  tciiuethe-diKauiL,���,.���w~*..... -...,....^.���,,-...-,,.���,,������.  ;'|)bisbn1n^he;bl6bd^aiad;mlti^it?is^liI^^s^  ��� mated'and'; the^ blo��B>d Spuri.fiai;::Uie:;bodj!;^0  ^willcohtinue-tbiberackedibyaches'and  ?painis;ftK.Th��ftSoutJil^A^eiriciM:gIWeu��^^  imatlclCureVneutralizCT'the^ad.iivCMresppI^  ?RKeumatisaTin oirt :t��Itfi��e^y6jtp.stwM^  :1:y;y':S^:.A��Iteiionrc��ifiil*:J]irW  iy^Can^eviafford^y^  ;,^tiaye:a|skeletpn:^  :lfAs^fipr-tlie^pmin;^sli^;y^^  wweiihdeed^retcheiJlyip^  '^a8^nibt0iierefort^r��^  ;i=y;W^mIghttkeep|ltsl^  u^3it:|brlaib^|;racK! ''|^clalm^|thd|8gg"  I0WEEDM  ���^^^^������'-It'f  ^MaMaMgW^aMM  ree  '.', Tte add poison that invarles the~]owidA$'Q-  In Rheumatism can be ^'reached Totilf AAa  through the blood. T Bputh-}TAmotiaM-'AA  Rheumatic Cure neutralizes the acids,''AAg  dissolves; arid washes ;outyall j-fonlra'A^i*  Substances ? and sends a current of;: ricb^*S|y  ted blood to the affected parts, bestowing Afi%$  Instant relief from;tbe torturing pain��.y?C|'  i Read -: what C. M. Mayheer; of ThomaB-Sg'!'^"  Ville, Ont.i har toTsay: VMy joints;weMy^^  so badly swoll y with Rheumatism thrtyy:#  1 couldf hardly wa.<, or even feed injr-y ^ ;.f;  <elf. I have tried varibus otheryrem-TA($}  edies, but they did hie no .good, and; I -A 4A-  almost despaired o�� gettin^curod.'���;;-A.AAA;  Wend advised me to try TThe: Soutll &  American Rheumaslc Cure, and after y --A-  hoiiic only three bottles I was endrelyy:! y':  fcurea, and have never bad a return w^S.iy.  the agonizing symptome."     'AA.--T A Ay. 'AA B'> ft]  '; A',aA AI Pain k�� Yo��r KidoeyB i: y A 'a y A:-yA  fewath Amerl an Kidney; Cure purges y;  Che kidneys of every impurity; and re-yt'  stores them   to  health���*peedily  and  pvkctiy,    ' ���-'��� ;v-'/;No.tt;fy;  &H  memmeeaam 4 ,��&**  i ' ' " '-.  M  c    ���   ATUN    *B,C,    SATURDAY,    SEPTEMBER V   5)   -1903.  -'I  ai ;  A.  ,{-������"  i,    AM  ft  1*.".  ft-1  k.  hi  .*  tf��;s  1 ���*.���  ly.  *'"���  ?iC:(ED UP HERE AND THERE.  Chinch ol I1,rig'l,tiid:  8t. .Mnitm'', Church, cor. Thlid ami Tinni-  ofsticof-,. Suiitlnj *���<!* \ ices, Malu'it at 11 n.  m /Iimjiisohk; 7 30 \> m. Colchi ation of Holy  Communion, 1st Sunday in each iiioiitli and  on S'luciut oceiiuons. Suntlr.j bcliuol, Sun-  ilnyut IS p.'in. ' ConiniittoQ .Moctiii';*,, 1st  Thin sdii} in puoli month.  ItpV.li'    I'   StfpllOIISOII, I'(*('t()l.  i.  ��� St. Andicv. \ I'i'rsin loi i.iu Cliuicli Imlil  konin's in tlio Gliiiich un "second Stieet.  Moiiiing'scivicu "t It moniti;^ scmuu 7 :JJ  Siniiliij istliool ut (hi" i lysti ot tlio ii'Oiniii";  aaitiou. K(l\. U. Tin Kindlon, .MimslPi. Kiel*  Eo.idiiijr IkOoir, to which nil aio welcome.  Bic3'cles foi lent���bicycle'repair-  * ing���Pillman & Co.  E. P.osselli, propiietcr of tlie  Royal Hotel, lefl for the coasl last  thursday; he- will attend the Fne  Conveiuion nt Seattle. The genial   Dad  Fenn has chaige' ol  tlie  business dming his absence.  " ' *  I,aigc ��jhipmcnt of Alann, Mantle, Kitchen and Office Clocks just  arrived at Ju les Eggti t' s.    ,  Capt. Curtis left  foi   Vancouver,  ��� en  route to    England.    He   is so  ���pleased witli  the  couutiy that he  will ietuin next spring.  .��    Capt. Jolni'Itving lefl foi  While-  horse, lie will letuin shoitly.'-  McDbnald's   Gidcery     makes a  ��� specialty of fresh eggs   aud butter.-  The J3almoial  Hotel,    of which  Messis.   Andeison   and   Sabin  arc  , propricto'fs,  is  all  newly   finished  a'nd is probably the most comfoil-  , able and  best  equipped     hotel in  Discovery.  < Il has in  connection a  fine Hall.with   imported   fir   flooi  and'platfoim", suitable for meetings,  dances and i entertainments.  r  Larg'e.stock of Domestic  aud  Im-*  * fported cigais at C. R. Bourne's'  What aie the Conventions doing?  When can Atlin expect nominations  lo be made?    -    ���"  W. G. Paxlon, Notaiy Public,  'intends being in'Discoveiy e\eiy  evening. ��� Office al Palmei's, opposite Nuggel Hall.  Mr. Hughes, "The .Ivy. Transportation Line" has^ sold out his,  ranch on the Alliuloo, lo Butler  Bros. ,  '  Al Baker and son left Thursday  for the coast.  Kodaks and Fresh kodak supplies at C. R. Bourne's.  Prices ol Diy Goods cut iu two.  In oider to make , room for fall  stock, wc will sell, for the next,  ten days, goods at the following  pi ices.  Regulai price 15 cents now 7^/ cts.  ,,        25 cents now \iyi cts.  ,,        35 cents now   17  cts.  ,,        50 cents now   25 els.  Sale commences today at  E. L. Pillman & Co.5s  The shooting season is now open,  grouse and ducks arc plentiful  aud  some  good bags should   soon    be  NOTICE.,.  The ladies of St. Mai tin's Guild  will hold a sale of work consisting  of fancy and iispful ailiclcs in the  A. 0.'*U. W. Hall on Tuesday  evening Sept. Sth.( commencing at  7 p. m. admission fiee.     y  A dance in aid of'the Guild will  be held at the Grand Hotel, Friday  Sept. rilh. Ladies fice gentlemen  $:.oo.  ' ' ,  The Rise and Fall.  r  The lowest and highest lempera-  tuies ieccicled" for the week ending  26H1 insi, aie as follows:  Aug 29  ��� 3��  .31  Sept,   1 * . '       32  ,'-2 . ;     31  .  3 ' ���     ���  '      34  .4      ���     '     '��� '34  .31  34  3*  49  53  ���52  69  54  61  62  ',   We 'are stilKselling Mens' Furnishings,  Boots and Shoes below cost-prices. r (1 ,,  A-glanc'e at'our shelves t will convince  you that we carry the'largest, cleanest,  freshest an cl r best selected' stock . of -Fancy  and Staple Groceries in the ��� Camp. Prices  are-always right at the'IRON-STORE, call  with your orders and be,'convinced.   , ( ���,   ;  ' - STABLER  S.  ATUN      lAIvi;,       BUNNIiTT    LAKE     AND  Clirr.KAT MINING DIVISIONS OK  -      "        CASSIA K    UTST1UCT. 0  THE  BRITISH COLUMBIA TOWER  >     ,       '    l ,        /���'<&.      ;   ��� '    - ��� \ ^A <��  ���   MANUFACTURING.' Go,," Limited.>  \. KNGlNM.KltS, MACIIINTSTS, KljACICSSl'fTnS, A 1110N l'OUNJJKltb..     . ,1'   1  Ol'UI^U ISO  Si LAM   LAUNMIV  -' liLUCTHIC LlOUT APOWI'll 1'UHMfaIIED 10 JIl^LS, MlNIiS,  ^.olioo 1-. lioreb\ given that ull placer mm-  Jiifc drums leirully held ' in  tho Atlin   Lake,  JlciinpU L.ilse and ChJlktit'Mnmip Divisions  oi Cns.*u'.i Disti irt are laid   ovoiyfiom   the  iiflceutli (Ki.i oiSei)tPinbov, A.'D. 1893,to the  second ilaj Of July, A. J). 1901.       ''���'  .T. A.   FlIASKU,  GOLD COMMISSIONEE.  GOLD COMMISSrONUR'S OFFICli,  Atlin, 13. C. August 31st., 1002.  ".   J.  ^AUCTIONEER.:-  ATLIN & DISCOVERY." '  Sale at Discover}' every Wednesday and Saturday evenhigsi '.beginning Saturday 29.Aug. Over  $5000 worth of clothing, .groceries  etc. to dispose of.^ \  .Patties having goods to sell  .should send in same Tor quick 'dis-'  posal.  FvijL, Lim:*oi' iJNC.iNisniih Sui>j"lii:.s & ICiil-incis Cahkiki) in Stock.  y -,-',. '        '       ' ��'  ELECTRIC    LIGHT'   RATES:,��� Installation,   $3:50 per ligfit.  ' "' - '  SG Candle Power Incandescent $3:SO esor month gser light?  .  ' * '.  A      '      .      ,  ���     ' A '      5  S '      ��� ,,'   ���     '        ..,, $2:50        ��� ���      j     t  '_���'.. ���, ' -  Special  Rates foi Aie Ligh'ls & Large Incandescent Lights.  -" - Also for Hotels '&' Public Buildings.  . _ .        .      .     .    __  T7T7E   give special-attention to Mail and/Telegraphic Oideis.  AGENTS   FOR      ��� .      <   J^ < ~  - ' ���    * Standard Oil Co.   , t   - -   ,  .'.'*..'-     y " Rose of' Edensbury Butteiv,     -   *      '"/,"-  -    -A   , ���   ,   ,   . The Cudahy Packing Co.    ;  ���*-   '_,'<���     '  ���t-"'   "    \   ,'/     , Chase. & ;Sanbqm's Coffee.."'/ ^   " ���A    a'  Groceries,' Fruit "&** Vegetables-^Crockery,;  , Wholesale & < Retail;      r      l. , ���  The Ross-Higjj>ihs Co*   -  ��� \ Skagway, .Alaska.  THE 'GASH   MEAT  MARi���ET  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST. OF  GOODS  ���Samss.  Johnstone,   Prop,  First Street,   Atlin.  I KEEP. NONE BUT PRIME STOCK���LOWEST MARKET. PRICES.'  Wholesale   and������ Retail -   .<*  j��  <*  M&riherss Lsinsher Go,  Prices for the Season 1903.  Rough, up to S inches, $35.  do        do     10      ,,        40.'  do        do  ,12      ,,        45.  Matched Lumber, $45.  Surfacing, $5.00 per 1000 feet.  brought in.  Large assoitment of all kinds  of Boots and Shoes just arrived at  N. C. Wheeling & Co.s'  Mrs. I-I. Jacob DeWitt left for  Skagway where she will spend the  winter.  r.abor   Day   Monday Sept.   7th.  Tlie Post  Office will be open from  r i). m. until 3 p. in.,  jiTRTiT���On Friday 4th. inst., the  v.ifc of J. A Eraser, Government  Agent, Atlin, li. C, of a daughter.  ���9  -ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS���  ���ius&ell 4 Motel  DIXON  BROTHERS,   Proprietors   ��o��. ���  Pool   &   Billiards,   Free.  Freighting and Teaming.       J>       Horses and Sleighs" for Hire.  c '  The following Sailings are announced for the month of June,  leaving Skagway at 6 p.m., or on  arrival of the train :  PiiiNCiiss May  July 21  i>    3i  Aug. 10  ,,-��� 21  3��  Amur  July 27  Aug. ��� 5  ��      15  ,,     25  vSept.   4'  Wholesale   and    Retail    Butcher  FIRST   STREET,    ATLIN,   B.   C.  ��  For  further  information,  apply or  write to    II. B. Dunn, Agent,  Skagway, Alaska.   I  TA KU    0  B.   C.  -    CHOICES^ WINES LIQUORS & CIGARS.  FIRST CLASS RESTAURANT.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR  FISHING   &   SHOOTING.  , "T.   Gv   Ashton,   Proprietor.  T"  I  '"���' i  i  in  ���?<:��.rt"*,'-"<y���r"^ *-'"���.. ���{���& i^Jsi  "!?F$  _!..���.  J>1

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