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 ,.   "Mv   L   !"-,-������     i I  'I    I  ATLLV'    12.  C'.,    SATURDAY,    SEPTEMBER 7 tq, r  1903.'  ,'  v  'Jl  J'  11  ij  !  PICKED UP HERE AND THERE.  take 'offices  in Atlin and  Libeial-Cohservatives'are"requested  r,   anyone   lcquiring   the  to attend. W. P. Grant, Secy.  Bicycles for lent���bic3'cle repair-,  "' ing���Pillmau & Co.  'Mr. J. O.'McLeod, Supt. of the  llaihvay & Steamship Mail Sei-  ' vice in B.C. and the Teiritoiies,  paid a flying visit to Atlin this  week. The iecent awaul'ofthc  , Atlin-Log Cabin mail contract was  'one of the objects of Mr. McLcod's  visit, lie icturucd to Vancouver  by Thursday's boat.  Large shipment of  Alaim,  Mantle, Kitchen and Office Clocks just  ' ani\ed at Jules Eggeif's. '  McDonald's   Groceiy    makes a  1 "  specialty of fresh eggs and butter.  , Dr. I. L. -Beiioon, Dentist", will  visit Atlin in a few days. Dr. Benson will  Discovery  services of a thoioughly qualified  Dentist will do well to watch foi  the doctor's fuither announcement  in these columns.  The Balm'oi al Hotel, of'which  Messis. Andeison and Sabin -aie  proprietors, is all newly finished  and is probably the most cotnfoi f-  able and best equipped hotel in  Discovery. It has in connection a  fine Hall with imported fn< 'floor  and platfoim, suitable for meetings,  dances and  entertainments.  Large stock of Domestic and.Imported cigars al C. R. Bourne's '  The stamp mill, owned by the  North Columbia Gold Mining Co.,  begun crushing a uial lot of the  Yellow Jacket ore on Thursday.  W. G." Paxton,   Notary- Public.  i 11 lends_ 'being   in Discoveiy cvezy^  evening. ��� Office  ai Palmei's, op-,  posite Nugget Hall.  Kodaks and   Frejh  kodak  supplies at C. R. Bourne's.  Prices of Dry Goods cut in two.  .Iu order to make room for fall  stock, we will sell, for the next  ten days, goods at the following  prices.  Regulai pi ice 15 cents now T/j, cts.  25 cents now \2]4 cts.  ���        35 cents now   17  cts.  ,,        50 cents now   25 cts.  Sale commences today at  E. L Pillmau & Co.'s  The Rise' and Fall. -  The lowest and highest tempera-  tuies recorded for the week ending  12th inst, are as follows :  vSept,  5   ,       '    ,   .  6  , 7   -.  8  , 9  10  1 r    '<  36  54  40  57  36  ,. 59  34  58  40  54  39 '  53  34 '  50  Lib.-Conservaltve Convention.  A Liberal-Conservative Convention will be he-Id at the Nugget  Hall, Discovery, on Wednesday  evening next, 'at S p.m., for the  purpose of selecting a candidate for  the , forth-coming   Eleciion.      All  STABLES . &   LjUMSDEiy  ,    IRON  STORE,    FIRST   STREET;      '���  ARK  STIIX   TO  THK   FRONT  IN  "-        ' 1'  Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots &, Shoes, Etc.  1i;"  o  Tho   Line   of   FALL  and   WINTER.   GOODS   we   have'placed   In   Stock  this   week   are   certainly    EYE ���OPENERS  Just see our shirts and underwear  And socks at any pi ice a pair.  Our mils and gloves cannot be,beal.  Our boots and shoes so trim and neat  Cigars and cigarettes to sinpke,  But see our pipes, oh ! my !  If once you get your ei es on.them  You cannot help.but buy  'l '.���   '-  AT    THE    IRON    STORE  ATLIN     LAKE,       HBNNETT   LAKE    AND  CIULKAT MINING DIVISIONS 01?  CASSIAR   DISTJlfCT.  THE  BRITISH COLUMBIA; POWER?  MANUFACTURING.-Co., Limited:   -���  ENGINEERS, MACHINISTS, BLAOKSMfTHS, it IRON FOUNDERS.,  Notice is heieln fji\en thnt nil placer mining claims legnllj held in tho Atlin Lalce,  Bennett Lake and Ohilkut Mining- Divisions  oi Cassiar District are lni<l over from the  fifteenth daj oi September, A. D. 1803,loathe  second day Of July, A. D. 1901. . _  ' J. A. li'HA&r.li,  , '     GOLD COMMISSIONER:  GOLD COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE,, "  Atlin, B. C. August 31st., 1902. ,  A    CONVENTION  OF   THE  ATLIN   DISTRICT . LIBERAL.  ASSOCIATION   ���  WILL  J3E' HKLD IN  THE ,  BALMORAL    HALL,    DISCOVERY  Today,-SATURDAY, Sept.  12th  AT   8   P.M.  W. J. SMITH,  AUCTIONEER, ,  ���    ATLIN & DISCOVERY.   ��� '  Sale at Discoveiy every Wednesday and Saturday evenings beginning Saturday 29 Aug. Over  $5000 worth of clothing, groceries  etc. to dispose of.  Paities having goods to sell  should send in same for quick disposal.  OrcitATiNG Steam Launphy Elkcthio Lioiit A Po-wek Fuiini&iiid to Mills, Mines,  Etc. Full Line or Enqinhehs Supplies & Fittings Cahhikd in Stock.   ' \>  ELECTRIC    LIGHT  'RATES: ��� .Installation, '$3:50 per light'.  16 Gact die Power Incandescent $3:SO per month per light*  8 ft    ~-       ff rt . v $2iSO < ft ' '  Special  Rates for Arc Lights & Large Incandescent Lights.     r     .  '    "'Also for Hotels &, Public Buildings.     ,        ' . * -  TX7E   give special attention to Mail and .Telegraphic Orders.  AGENTS   FOR      - .   '     "   l  ^ . Stanoard Oil Co., _  . \ Rose of Ellerisbury Butter. - ,  ~\ The Cuclahy/Packing-Co.     ���   w ' ���-  "Chase & Sanborn's> Coffee.  Groceries; Fruit" &; Vegetables���Crockery, '���  .   Wholesale & Retail.  The Ro'ss-Higg  Skagvvay)r Alaska.  Co.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKED WITH  THE   BEST   OF   GOODS  Sam.  Johssstonef   Prop.  THE   CASH   MEAT  MARKET  JOE    BRO@����S  First Street,   Atlin.       <  I KEEP NONE BUT PRIME STOCK���LOWEST MARKET PRICES  jr  Whoiesate   and Retaii      &  <*  &  Prices for the Season 1903. *  BUSINESS : ��� To nominate a  Candidate for the forth-coming  Provincial Election.    '  W. E. Hadijon, Sec3r. pro tern.  Rough, up to 8 inches, $35.  do       do     10.    ,,        40'.  do        do     12      ,,        45._  Matched Lumber, $45.  Surfacing, $5.00 per 1000 feet.  %��/��  >9  Hosseli . Hotel,-  ���  "DIXCN   BROTHERS,   Proprietors  > ��� ���������   Pool'  &    Billiards,   Free.       '   ' -  Freighting and Teaming.       &       Horses and Sleighs for Hire*   ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS���  FlIOVINCIAL SCCIII.T ABY'S OrricE,  Aiitriist27,1003.  IIXS IIOiN'OUH tlio Iiioiitciiant-Govoi'iioi' in  Council, under tho provisions, of section 0 of  tho "Redistribution Act, 1902," has been  pleased to nppoint Messrs"Almeron Sopor  Ciosinnd Hugh Blano Ciimoroii, of Atlm,  Justice of tho Peace, to perform tho duties  of a County Court Judge, prescribed by  section 25 of tho "Provincial lileotious Act,"  u and for tho Atlin Electoral District  The following Sailings are announced for the months'" of  September and October, leaving  Skagway at 6 p.m., or on arrival  of the train :  Princess May  Sept. 18  29  Oct.   9  ,.   19  ,>    29  For  further  information,  apply or  write to    H. B. Dunn, Agent,  Skagway. Alaska.  Wholesale   and    Retail    Bucher  FIRST   STREET, , A'TLIN,   B.   C.  Amur  Sept. 14  24  Oct.   s  ��    *5  >,   26  SON    HOTEL.  TAKU   B.  C.    o    CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS & CIGARS.  FIRST CLASS RESTAURANT.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   FISHING   &   SHOOTING.  F.   Gi   Ashton,   Proprietor  ,/r   M  msmiMiBmmmMmffimmmmmtmmR��. A,   ���>  I      ' t      t  tt,  ������  " ' I  (Pfi  >      -l  "N  , VOL.   9.  ATLIN,  B. C,   SATURDAY.   .SEPTEMBER"  **..  "ft  BIG DEAL.  ���James B.    Kinyon Purchases  ", the Christopher Property  on .McKeeCreek.  1'  Probable that the HcKet Consoll-  if  - ,  ,   dated will Acquire the Prop-  ���rty.       ,' '    ���*  iristal a three wire system for power  purposes.  Boulder Creek  1 *      l      i  Mr." James B. Kinyon purchased  the Christopher   leases and, water  rights this  week and  hai -placed  the  Bill of Sale   ou   record.    He  1 has by the purchase acquired over  ,, ioop^acres of bench and creek leases  together with  the .water rights,on  McKee   and Eldorado Creeks.  Orders   have been'   placed    for  ��� 50,000 fret'of lumber to be delivered  '���' not lates' than today 'for the con-  struction-of flume   and over'r00  -. sluice - boxes,," all > to be furnished  this  fall in * order-to, be ready   to  commence active operations- early  next spring. Z The  boxes , will t be  equipped" throughout   With   steel  riffles and the hydraulic "plant will  be the best that'can be obtained.,  .   ,, It is not unlikely that the McKee  .  Consolidated will acquire the property -'purchased    by   Mr. 'Kinyon  / which'Would give*to the "Company  ,lk the control~<<ofvall   the' water ou  McKee andEldorado -Creeks,  ex-  cepting during floods, i * *  / Mr. 1Hamshaw,-^ot^the''McKee  Consolidated,'reports"having been  piping for overV month with highly  satisfactory results, and has secured  - ,from the clean ups some very large  nuggets.  ELECTRIC / LIGHT  Successfully Turned on'  Xast Saturday  Power - Company   Will  Distribute  Energy  for Many Purposes.  One of the most important events  in the history of Atlin City, was  the turning on of the electric lights  by the British Columbia Power &  Manufacturing Co. The event is  one which will benefit our citizens  and greatly minimise the danger of  -fire and should be the means of reducing the very heavy fire insurance  premiums now in vogue. The  Company besides lighting will  furnish power which will prove of  incalculable value in the way of  opening up new enterprises.  The power at present is furnished  through the medium of two 15 K. W.  Edison Machines which operate a  generator with a capacity of 1000  lines of 16 candle power each. The  electricity is generated at a voltage  of no, and transmitted by low  tension wires.  Next year the    Company    will  The Societe Miuiere is cleaning  bedrock with the usual good results.  Miners above the company have  been compelled, by order of the  Gold Commi'lbioiier, to retain theii  tailings on their*own ground which  order has'made it,, possible for the  Company to work to advantage and  it is to be hoped that, the present  rules now prevailing will continue  in which case,a large profit ;will be  realized next season, by the Company,  that otherwise could not  be  obtained:  ,*'  ���  i - v 1  The JSociete  Miniere ^ has ��,been  fair and ssquare,-for   three vyeais  thep have given the individual  all  the possible latitude and it is  only  right that they should be now given  a'chance  to go   ahead and  work  without further interruption.  " The "^Company  will',keep a  full  ferce of men drifting all -winter* on"  their property    and ' results 7 will  certainly beat last .winter's record,  which'was,more tham satisfactory.  DELEGATES.  Of Chambers ol Commerce  "    '  -        J '   I '"������  <    - of  the   Empire. <"   ''  One hundred and sixteen delegates  of the chamber of commerce, which'  has been in session in Montreal; are  now visiting Vancouver, Victoria,  New Westminister and' adjoining  towns.  The visitors were tendered a  banquet, at Vancouver, on Friday  the nthinst.  Provincial 1 Campaign.  The Liberal Conservatives  of this District gathered at, the  Nugget > Hotel, _ Discover on  Wednesday evening last to nominate  their candidate for the forth coming  election  The meeting was largely attended  there being 133 voters present. >  Capt. Ha thorn, in calling the  meeting to order, stated briefly the  object of the meeting and then ���'���de-  clared nominations in order.  Mr. C. D. Mason, thereupon,  nominated Dr. H. E. Young, which  was seconded by Mr, Mr. H.  Molyneaux.  Mr. M. R. Jamieson nominated  Capt. John Irving. Mr. C. Taylor  seconding.  Mr. H. Caucellor nominated Mr.  A. Pardoe Thomas, Mr. Fritz Miller  seconding.  Nominations ,beiujr closed, Dr.  Young and Mr. Thomas addressed  the meeting.  Mr. Barnes,.in one of his characteristic speeches pursuaded.his hearers  of the Captain's good 'qualities.  " Upon a pallot' being/taken," 'Dr.  Young recorded 71 - Ballots, Capt.  J. Irving 40, Mr. Pardoe Thomas  20.     , '' 1  ��� The chairman thereupon declared  Dr. Young the choice, of the meeting having. outdistanced the combined vote .of his two'apponeuts. '  Dri Young and Mr., Thomas then  thanked those ' supporting them,  afterwhich tlie meeting* adjourned.  'A general feeling of regret 4was  expressed by many,of those present  at the absence of Capt. John Irving  who was? unavoidably "called- -to  Whitehorse on urgent < business.  But "confidence*is felt that1 her,will  still give his hearty''support to the"  nominee of the Association/  , The Liberal meeting, held at -the  Balmoral Hotel, on' Thursday was  also,.very largely .attended, 'there  being 120 Voters present. v  f'*~, "* '  Mr. D. G.'MacDonnell,- of 'Vancouver addressed the,"meeting prior  to^he-iiominating of candidates., 'C  Mr. J. F.' Deeks, "chairman,*1;, then  declared nominations in. order'and  Messrs. Kirkland, Green a'ud'Stables  were nominated. v1>c > 1 "' -,  '' ''Upon' a ballot bein^ taken^John  Kirkland received 65 bailotsrStables  ~27>nd-'Green 28/  ^   . - '     ,  ' The chairman then declared 'Mr.  John Kirk'land",the choice of "the  meeting he haying k polled more  ballots than the combined vote for  his twoapponents.-" /'  -  _   '"  The meeting"thenJ adjourned.5"  OUR DISTRICT  7ffl  Continued   Prosperity of the  "Atlin Gamp,  Miles of Country   Unexplored.   A  fine   Field 'for    Prospectors  -    both forQuartz arid Placer. '  t )  Tf  Bad, Accident.  Walter Bowden Smith, clerk in  the Mining" Recorder's Office was  brought to Skagway. by Mr. Mc-  Kenna, badly wounded.,by a gun  accident at Wells, B. C.     .  Mr. Smith is well, known here,  and was for some' time employed at  the Government Office.  NOTICE  An Entertainment will be given  on Tuesday evening next 22nd. inst.  in aid of St. Andrews Hospital at  the Grand Hotel consisting of songs,  Recitations etc.  Admission 50 cents childred 2 5 cts.  Doors open at 7:30 p. m.  Chair will be occupied by J. A.  Fraser Esq. Governmeet Agent at  ,8 o'clock sharp.  Amongst those who have proni-  to assist on the programme are:  Mrs. Costigan, Mrs. Stables, Judge  Henderson, A. Dunbar Taylor,  A. J. Kappele, W. E. Fisher, Rev.  F. L. Stephenson, W. J. Robinson,  J. Lumsden and J. Stables.  The entertainment, for such a  worthy cause, should be well atten  ded, and the above named artists  In the absence of Capt.  Irving, 'are sure vo prove a graud attraction-  Never in the history of- the A Hire   *  camp ' have   things < looked   more  prosperous than now/   What   with  a0big   years'   biisiness on   Iwdvee l  Creek,'the laigest clean up in.pio^- .  pect that Boulder has ever kuowu�� ,  good- returns   ' on 'Birch   Cieek,'  .Wright,  Otter, Slate, 'Pine, a hew   ,  aud successful Hydraulic proposi-^  tiou  on' Bull Creek, in the ^Dixie  '  Valley; ���- and last but by no means   .  least the magnificent .dredge plant  of fthe British American - Dredging  ,  Company installed, at  a   cost of  over  -$200,000. .The , men   'who^  have.watched for the  prebent  unprecedented ^prosperity of^thc di&- ,"  trict^ should feel prettyr well, satis- ���,,  gIa      ' v "~ "���        '-'  Lu":''''' ,vl      . '  fi?d�� :>,���'���  sr ,������','"'" ,-, .  t 'This,* year,  over ." ^one ��� < h u udred  people some - of them,- representing^, >  large/ agregation   of- capital'' have^'  Visited thel^camp' and ��� 'have *left'  realizing Jhat, Atlin - presented  a ..,  larger and more profitable field% for -  investme'st than any mining ��� camp  in Canada, j   , '���" \ ' \  ��� All along the line we can see the  unmistakable signs 'of a bright  and prosperous future for the camp.  Capital'is always'-willing to show  faith in a district^ that shows faith v  in itself. 'We want" to believe in  our camp, we want to believe in  each other, ' a long pnll, a strong  pull and all.together, will place  us where we ought to be considering the great richness of the district.  This year is the beginning of a  new era, in the political life of the  Province,' Party lines, closely-  drawn, will establish a strong,  stable government. We can de-"  pend on the brains and intelligence  in our own camp to send to the  seat of government the man who  will best conserve the interests of  every interest in the camp:  The prospector is realy the most  necessary man to any milling;  country. He it is who suffering  the hardships and tribulations  which every pioneer has to face  pushes into new regions, with all  the passion of the explorer.  Atlin and its contiguous territory needs more prospectors, east  of us lie Vast regions rich in mineral ,  absolutely unexplored. This Camp,  this District, this Province is in its  short pants period but the day is  not far distant when B. C. will be  the mining country of the world,  and the Atlin district pouring its  wealth of gold into the channels  of commerce.  11"  ' r  -V-*' \ $&  .1  Mtw..-ti���wAn.';-.,i,.  VMUUIJ��JR��S��K4< BE  ��5  1.  I     -'  ins lie did a tear foil on his hand.  "It is so long since anyone caTed���and  II am tired," she said brokenly.  , la a moment his anna were round her,  and her head was on his breast. Just foi  am instant; before she could free herself  hia grasp -was unloosed and his kiss was  on her lips.  "You will rememiber my words when  you cannot see tlie speaker. Now may  aJfl the saints bless the head I lovel Farewell I"   And ho was gone.  ��� �������������  When the snows were melting, and  sliding from the hidden gneen of the  land, and the blaokthorn in the hedge  Imua flowering, she stood at the threshold  f��n a day of sun and looked under shad  ed eyes over the skimming waves. Frt  tvway, like a gneat bird, brown against  E)lue skyline, ahe saw the sails of n  Nearer and nearer it came along  ���ath the wind made for it.   Ah I it  .Would pass.     So    many sails alio  had  tohea���lialf   unwittingly.     But    the  iteeraman tacked for the mouth of th��  <y, and her heart told hor why.   She  used, cast a look up the inland rond,  d another into <Jhe cottage���then, with  U flushing oheek, she took tho path dowji  pto the Baa.  BSE  ��5*<x-i��^ravt*^r��o^c^<^rir<��<��^��  SEEKING LIBHT '      I  AID &UIDAHGE. I  Patrick J. Healy, S.T.D., Church tf  of the Holy Innocents, ft  New York. ����  Stand ye on the ways and see and  ask for the old paths, which is the good  way, and walk ye in it.���Jeremiah vi.,  id.  <>  A Wily Desert Fighter.,  The Latest Humor.  "We women," she was sayingvagaui,  "suffer in silence."  ,  ' "J <?an , readily believe that you do  ,   ��uffer m silence,"    the <��� man replied.  yr?,u..take so much Pleasure in talk."  ���Philadelphia Press.'  "She���Is it really true that the blind  ^an"-determine color by the sense of  itouch ?  He���Sure. I once knew a blind  man who could tell a, red hot stove  by merely putting his finger on it���  Chicago Daily News.  ���������,  "Do you know what precautions the  proprietor of this hotel has,taken  against fire ?" asked the nervous old  lady as the bellboy escorted her to a  koom' on the fifth floor.  t' "Sure I do," replied the knowing  youth. "De boss has got de joint in-  shoor'd fer two times de wourth uv  lit   'See i"���Chicago News.  ��� ��� ���  Father���You went in swimming af-  'ter I said  you  could not.    Did you  ask your mother ? '  Johnnie���Yes, sir, and she said no.  Father���Then why did you go ?  Johnnie���Because both of you said  ,1 could.  Father���We did not ! ,  Johnnie���Father, I am ashamed of  r 'you.    Just to  think of you  being a  .school teacher, and al the same time  forgetting  that  two  negatives   make  a�� affirmative.���Express Gazette.   . -  '.      , " ���  - "  >lftL stranger   travelling   in   Norfolk,'  (England,  asked    a    countryman t the  ���way to a particluar   place,   and was  *oldto go along the road till he came  to a "parson,"  and then  to turn  to  ithe right, gding on till he reached a  . "bishop," when he would be all right.  "But'I-may walk a long way without meeting  either    a    parson or a I  '"bishop"."  "I see you don't   belong to   these j  ���.parts," the native replied.    "Here we  Each generation has its' perplexities  and' its needs. ' New kingdoms 'arid  commonwealths may spring into being  from the ashes of empires thats have  crumbled, new systems of thought may  arise from the shattered elements of  those that have ceased to be,, but  throughout all change and revolution  there remains constant .and unchanged  the innate desire in the Souls of men  to attain to some state,.some condition of life in which "will be found  peace and contentment Before the  eyes of all has shone and still shines  the phantom form of1 pleasure to be  attained. " '  The same opportunities for reaching  happiness have not fallen to the Jot of  all men" alike. For some the desire  and its fulfilment, the' plan and its execution are one; but despite differences  in the^ circumstances and endowment,  all men are equal in those essentia!  phenomenon human life. They have'  the' same needs and the same cravings, and, undistinguished by rank or  possessions, they all come at last before the bar of the great leveller.  Death.  To each man comes at some time in  his life the burning question, Why am  I here? How can I make thVmost'of  the short span of years allotted to me?  The world may go on from age to age,  generation may ^succeed generation,  but these questions still arise on the  lips of men as a cry m the night, a pica  for light and guidance to enable them  to know whither they are, tending.  Has the world found an answer to  these questions? Has any voice come  from the blackness of doubt and uncertainty to satisfy these cravings in  the minds of men and to still the fear  in their hearts? r 7  One answer and one alone can satisfy this tireless longing, this ceaseless  grayer. This world, the "dole of time  granted to men, is but the "vestibule )f  another existence; at is but the portal  to another life.highcr"'and better than  thispresent one. This is the thought  that reduces all human effort to its proper proportion, that gives the Hfe,of-  man its true perspective.' In tfiis is  contained in the answer to the riddle of  the Sphinx. ,  In striving for the home andj the  happiness beyond the tomb the burdens  of our mortal existence* become light  and its cares and sorrows become"  sweet. To each one is given his load  of  trial   of 'afflction���death,   reverses,  call a sign-post a 'parson/ because he | false   friends,   calumnies,   unjust  critr  .points the way others should go, but  does not go himself,   and a broken-  down post a      'bishop,'    because he  1 neither points the.way nor goes himself."  "I suppose that if you marry my  daughter you will expect me to pay  'your debts?"  "Shouldn't think of puttincr you to  no much trouble," answered Ear'ie  Byrd. "You can give me the monev  and I'll pay 'em myself."���Washington  Star.  Mother���Why are you so naughty,  ��orothy?  Dorothy (aged three)���'Cause it's  easier, muz-jer.���Comfort.   ���   The sagacious wife watches her hus-  "band's angry efforts to find the collar  button that has rolled beneath the bureau.  "I  should   think,"  she    says,    "that  ;you would have two collar buttons"  "You should!" he snorts, reaching  under the bureau for the fiftieth time  and rasping his hand along the floor.  "It takes a woman to figure out some  way to double a man's troubles!"���New  York Herald.  Pat���Phat's  good fer a toothache,  Mike ?  Mike���First git a hole in th' tooth  .an' thin ate some "Fudge."���Judge.  _ Blobbs���Sillictis is very proud of hia  Sineage, isn't he ?  Slobbs���Yes, he would rather have  ancestors than make a name for himself.���Philadelphia Record.  . ��� .  "A stanza is goinir the rounds among  ���the public men at Washington, (lie authorship of which, from the f-ict that  it was first heard among Senators and  ���Cabinet officers,  is  credited  10  various statesmen.   Secretary Shaw rccit-  ��d it at a Cabinet meeting, <\nd was  said to be its author, but he has disclaimed the honor.   It is :���  "Go ask papa," the maiden said,  The young man knew papa was dead;  He knew the life papa had led;  -He understood when tlie maiden said,  "Go ask papa."  "Don't you know that it is wrong  to gamble ?"  "Yesscr," said Pickaninny Jim, as he  shook the dice. "I knows it's wiong  to gamble, but dishcre isn' gamblm' ;  dishere is a gticssm' contest."���Washington Star.  If summers like t'-"   present one  Had been the nil   ind rhyme,  The chances arc wt 1 never heard  "In the Good Old Summer 'rime."  ���Pittsburg Gazette.  cism, come in.turn to all;" but it matters little in what form or, with what  frequency they come. They are transmuted in the'hope of the .heaven to  which they may lead. '  Though our daily tasks may seem  small and mean, "they assume new-proportions when viewed in the light that  shines from beyond. The tasks imposed may sometimes be difficult, the path  may be strewn with obsti^cles, but the  prize is worth the smuggle. Self-conquest and suffering are the badge of'  the true Christian. Ts conquer enemies from without and within, to place  beneath his feet the world and everything that allures from the paths of  virtue and righteousness, is the duty  of every one who takes on himself the  yoke of Christ.  The struggle for self-mastery, the  desire to overcome pride and sensuality, to bring rebellious passion into  the subjection of the spirit, are not  things to be feared. As the pine on  the mountain side has more strength  and stability than the sycamore of the  vale because of the tempests jt has  endured, so docs the soul attain the  true fibre of Christian virtue and perfection by, triumphing over the storms  of passion and the aridity of doubt  Did Not Know Their Names.  Browning's lines on the assassination of  the Emperor Paul of Russia, quoted in  The London News, remind a New York  Tribune correspondent of Tennyson's Indirect connection with tho samo tragedy.  Boon after the murder the poet's father  dined with Lord St. Helens, the British  Ambassador, In Moscow. Several Rus-  nlan officers of high rank, whose names  ho did not Enow, wore also guests. Dur-  fcag dinner a guarded reference was made  lo tho Emperor's death. "Why do you  speak so gingerly about a matter so notorious ?" cried Tennyson Impulsively,  leaning across hl3 neighbor, a Russian,  whose breast was covered with orders.  "We know very well In England thai, the  Emperor Paul wai murdered Count  Zoboff knocked him down and Bcnnlng-  nen and Count Pah'en strangled him "  There was a strained Mlenco ; then tho  Ambassador abruptly changed the sub-  Joetf. As the guests filed out Into an adjoining room Lord St. IJelcn3 drew Tennyson aside. "Don't go Into the next  room," he whispered, "but fly for your  Hfo. The man next you, nrross whoso  bieast you leaned, was Count Pahlon, Mid  Zoboff was also nt ihe table " ITo gave a  few hurried directions, and Tennyson  rushed off, throw his clothes Into a portmanteau and (led behind fest horso3 to  Odessa, still In evening garb, though tho  cold was Intense He lay hidden for  weeks, and at last, In the dlsnrulso of. a  servant, was smuggled on board an English frigate.  Nothing succeeds like the success of  a man who has a political pull.  When age brings a woman wisdom  <she begins to sit with her back to tho  light  The Mad Mullah, who is responsible for the recent British disaster.calls  himself a Mahdi: but though ia some  ways he resembles the great,fanatic  of the Soudan, he much more resembles the famous Boer leader, De  Wet  Her pervades Somaliland with ( his  horde of fanatical followers, just as  De Wet and his commando pervaded  the Transvaal. He isf reported to be  in several places at once, and always  turns up'at.'some other place.  His happy hunting giound is the  desert called the' Haud, in the inter-  'ior of Somaliland. It is a small Soudan, from 120 to '200 miles across,  and almost utterly waterless.  He is a man in tlie prime of life, tall'  and snare���an ascetic of the deseit.  He is not beautiful by western standards, but his face.^for all its African moulding, is strong, fierce and  virile. He wears a straggling  "goatee" beard.  He is low-born, and has acquired  his influence in much thc-spnic manner as a western demagogue ra'scs  himself to be a leader of the people���  to wit, by talking."Also, he has practised on the superstition inherent  in the African by representing himself  as semi-divine. His pretensions are  doubtless the moie convincing! <bs~  cause he believes in them himself.  His followers believe in him ,;m  plicitlv. He has'worked miracles before their eyes A Biitish warship  was off the Somali coast one nigh  and was playing, her searchlight on  the land. The Mullah's followers,, en-  camned in a jungle'near the sea, be-'  held v this wondrous new, star with  awe. and appealed, to the Muilah to  explain it1'  The  Mullah 'had seen  searchlights  at Aden. ' , ,'   <  "It is the eye of Allah searching  for me. the new Mahomet," he said.  And at that very moment the weird  beam flooded the camp of the raiders  with a'supernatural light. The'blacks  felI,on'their faces, crying to the <Alu  lah :���   ,  v "Thou art ' truly the Elect, the  Chosen, the Master. Our goods, our  existence, 'our souls belong to thee.'  We place ourselves entire'ly at the disposal 'of thv. will."    'i    _      i'     "  His father was a shepherd'of the  Ogadens. a turbulent tribe hi ' the  ���outh of Somaliland. ^and his mother  wme from the Dolbahantes, en  equally'turbulent tribe in the north  of Somaliland. > , ������  i  'From', his r childhood ( he was educated/ for,-.a mullah or priest. His  name^is^Haii Muhammed Abdullah.  A Haii is^one who has made the Haj  or pilgrimage to Mecca. Muhammed  ,1s. of * course, ithe <name of the Prophet, and1 Abdullah means , "servant of  God." so that if there is anything in  a name the Mullah is a very hotv  man   indeed. ,     \ .'  At one time he was friendly to the  British. It is said that his fanati-v.t  hatred of Christians was first aroujed  bv findinjr some French missionaries  in Somaliland training _up the native  children as Christians.  He commenced preaching at Aden  so eloquently that he attracted a Targe  number of followers, and subseau^nt-  lv the attention of the British^ Government, who ordered him to "move  on," fearing that he and his discrpies  might'get out'of hand.   ,  He retired ..into the Somali desert,  "proclaimed a Jehad, or holy war,  against the Christian dogs, and started a..series of raids on the neighboring-territories���British, Italian and  Abyssinian.     >< ,  '  'Skim'Milk for'Poultry.'  One very good way'of disposing of  the surplus skim milk with profit-is  to feed it to the poultry. As a feed  for<ffoultry it furnishes the material for  making growth in a palatable, easily-  digested form. For this reason it is  especially valuable as an addition to a  grain ration which is liable to lack in  the materials to make growth.  The Indiana experiment station fed  two lots of growing chickens exactly  alike, except one lot received-all the  skim milk they would eat, in addition  to the grain ration The lot having  grain, but no skim milk, made an average,gain of 2.62 ounces per week. ,The  lot receiving skim milk made a gain of  4.46 ounces. The conclusion' of this  experiment was as  follows:���  "If skim milk be added to the ration  fed young chickens, it will increase the  consumption* of other foods given. The  greatest increase in gain was coincident with the period when the greatest amount of skim milk was consumed. Skim milk is especially valuable  as a food for young chickens, during  the hot, dry weather, and becomes of  less importance as the chickens gFOw  older, and the weather becomes cooler." '      "  The New York experiment station  found skim milk a vcty ,economical  feed for producing growth in chickens  Tn these experiments the- skim milk  was valued at 25 rents per 100 pounds,  but some careft'l pouitry-fecders believe 50 cents per hunched not too high  in valuation.  Skim milk can be fed sweet or after  it is quite th'ck and sour. " It is necessary, in feeding it in any form to  poultry, to take great care that the  troughs or utensils in which it is fed  be kept clean. Lack of attention to  this point is about the only cause of  poor results from feeding skim milk  as an addition tn the grain ration for  poultry.���-Maine Farmer.  As a general rule, for the hatching  of chickens 21 days arc required; for  partridges, 24 days ; for pheasant;,, 25  days ; for guinea liens, 2^ davs ; for  common ducks, 28 days ; for pea-fowls,  25 days ; fer turkeys, 28 days ; for Bar  bara ducks, 30 days, and tor geese, 30 ,  days.  Aecorattig to The Glasgow Weekly  Mall, a, noviel devieo for tho recording  of votes has Just been tried in connection with the Liverpool City Council,  l? a view to its adoption. A member  seated in his place lias two electric buttons at his command, the one representing "for" and 'the other "against." On  the platform ,at the back of tho Lord  Mayor's chair there Is "a framework with  A couple of discs opposite the name of  ��S.eh Councillor, and immediately a mem-  Ser presses -a button It is seen how ho  lioa voted.^- Tho apparatus shows at> a  glance the 1 member voting In each divis-  -    ''.\    '   .V> ��� . v    ''"  The Khedive of Egypt  i '  Th�� Khedive Abbas II. of Egypt, who Is  now on a visit to, England, wan born on  July 18, 1874. On January 8, 1892, he suc-  'ceaded th* Kbcdlva Tewflk on "the Ktiedl-  vlal throne. ,Thteo years-later his Hlgh-  neas 'married tho Princess Ikbal Hanom,  for whom he has a real affection. Tho  Issue of this union has been the Crown  Prince Mohamad Bey Abdol Moneim,  Prince Abdel ICadir Bey and four girls,  Amlna,' Athieh, Fethueh and Lontflch.'  His Highness geneially rises before 6'  o'clock, and having dressed and "mado  nil morning prayer," he takes a light  repast. He usually goes out at about 7  o'olock to Inspect his farms round tho  Palace of Konbbeh, when he Is living at  m.  This Makes the Perfect  IMan���the Happy    ��  Woman.  South Amer- ,  lean Nervine.  '���-The seat of> the majority of chronic  diseases is the nerve centei s. Cure them''  .���build up nerve force there���and you  cure the diseased This is the secret ol  the amazing results attending the use oi  the South American. Nervine���a ver.  itable life-builder and eradicator of  disease. Cures Stomach ��� and " Livei  Complaints,' General Debility, Impure  Blood,' Female, Complaints, and every'"  disease whicB indicates impaired nerv.1  pus force. Read what it did for the family of A. W. Stephens, Strathaven, Ont.  He writes: "A bottle of South American  Nervine Tonic did more for my sistei  Ida than a "whole summer's doctoring  and drugging for after effects of La'  Grippe. It 'cured- my father after  months of torture from boils. Only  ' used two , bottles and I has ��� not been'  .troubled now for seven years. It's tho  greatest of remedies."  1 Magical Relief  In Rheumatic and Neuralgic' pains is  afforded by the South, American  Rheumatic Cure. Cures" in, fone to  three davs and does it thoroughly. An  indisputable specific. ��� No. 40  /. -   ���', -��� 1. -" t   '</"���"      '        '  Praise from peopl�� thnt'we despise gen.  erally convinces us'tliat they 'have irood  point* a.fUr all.���"Puck."     ��� -  , London women have decided.to, revlr*  the bonnet. Picture hats, toques and  flares look well:'on pretty women," but  in'a bonnet a pretty ".woman'took* htt  prettiest���"Town, Topics."  Abbaa n. Khedive of Egypt.    , ���<  Cairo, and his property near the, Palace'of Montazzah, his other'favorite residence at Alexandria. Two hours later  'he returns to the palace, receives his  courier, and disposes of the.correspondence relative to the affairs of pergonal  government and those which, refer  to his private 'properties "and his  agricultural affairs. Abbas II. then  receives the notabilities and high  functionaries who have asked for  a private interview.* 'The Khedive always breakfasts at" midday, simetimes  with' members of his Court, and sometimes with the Khedivlal harem. He 'is  very temperate, ' and is said . never to  touch alcoholic liquors. At table ^'he  drinks only pure Nile'-water. ,He hasr  however, a fondness for sweets' and bonbons. After dejeuner the Khedive le-  celves some of .the cfvil or, military functionaries of his household or sees visitors,  or perhaps visits some of his more distant estates. His Highness is very, interested in agriculture, and each year the  exhibits from the Daira Khassa take,  many prizes at -the exhibitions. The  .Khedive also enjoys, mechanical work;  Indeed, he ia a very competent engineer. .He-frequently drives his ,own train  from Montazzan to Cairo, or takes command on board his yacht, the Mahrons-  sah, and sometimes makes'motoring expeditions into the desert. At his faim  at Konbbeh are shown some rieces of  machinery connected with sheep-shearing,  .cotton-growing and other agricultural  work ' which, rf' not invented, , l.ave at  least been greatly improved oy the suggestions and adv!ce<of the Knddive..  During his stay in Cairo uid Alexandria his Highness goes two or throe times  a week to the Pnlfvce of Alullne. or Ras  el Tin, ito preside -.at mp^tin^s of -the  Cabinet or to give a private audience  to members of the diplomatic cm pi 01  other functionaries 'of State <?<?slrrog to  see him. lie speaks French. T^njrlish.  Arabic, Turkish and German -with i_<iual  fluency.  ,v   :    * Written in a Hurry. '  How "For God and the Czar" came to  be written is rather Interesting. Mr. Mud-  dock happened to be at Tit-Bits offices,  talking to his friend Mr.' Galloway Fra-  ser, when Mr. Kewnei. as he then was.  came In. "Look here, Mr. Muddoek, hn  said abruptly, "can you write us a serial? I've got one running that's not doing  us any good." Mr. Muddock replied that  he had a story in his mind dealing with  the persecution of the Jews in_ Russia  "That'll do," said Mr. Newnes. "When  can I have it?" "Oh, I haven't thought  it out' yet," answered* Mr. 'Muddc-elc.  slightly taken aback at such promptitude.  "Say tn six months" "Six months!"  echoed Mr�� Newnea scornfully. "I must  have it in a fortnight." As u<.ual, Mr  Newnes got his way, at least to this  extent, .that Mr. Muddock went away,  shut himself up, and, delivered the first  three instalments In three weeks, keeping  them up weekly, aftci wards. The.seilal  thus quickly commissioned and nuieltlv  .written was a huge success, and, stlried  tho heart of Jewish communities tho  world over.  WEARY, ACHING  JOINTS.  The Awful Twinges o\  Rheumatism 'Mean  Old,Age in Youth.  Relief in   ^;\  Six  Hours.  ��       r i -  *   ��� '���  ��� Ointments,' Salves' and ; Lotions art"  positively  worthless for,- Rheumatism. 1  Get at the cause���the  blood���and by  purifying that, restore the system to a '  clean, healthful condition.-.^'Sie Great  South American .Rheumatic Cure, relieves in six "hours and cures in'one ta  three    days ', Muscular  and,  Articular  .Rheumatism,   Inflammatory    Rheumatism, Lumbago,- Neuralgia^ Sciatica, and  any affections of the joints and muscles  arising from "impure blood.   Mr. F. E.  Wright of Toronto,' Canada,' writes:  "I {  ���uffered almost constantly with Neuralgia  and Rheumatism.   I used 'several  remedies, but nothing seemed to"relieve  the pa:n until I tried South American  Rheumatic Cure.    After using a fen  bottles of���'Rheumatic Cure' and  also  'Nervine Tonic, I  was wholly cured."  '  , Pain in the Region of the'Kidneys.  Pain i any where is iai ./danger signal.  Pain in the region of the kidneys, meant  that they are,.not working properly,  The Great Soit*h American *��� Kidney  Cure restores these organs to a healthy  working state.     " ' No. 88  1 Teacher���Anonymous means without a  name. .Now, which little, hoy can give  me a sentence showing the correct' use oi  the word ? Sammy���Our., new baby is  anonymous.  Hortense���Would you wear a wrap  over your new spring gown? Clarice���  Not unless 'the wrap cost'more than the  gown.  Barmaids in London.  There is every indication that tho Question of the employment of barmaids is  about to oome lo the front in Londcn���  'notr of course, with the same thoroughness us It did, foi Instance, in Glasgow,  but'at any rate with stitllciwt ast-ur-  anr�� that tho (trst real ��tnp forward has  be(.n  taken  in  a  big movement.  The authorities oonoeined in Lit don  with the employment of barmaids are the  Licensing Magistidtes, who control" licensed' promisas, and the Thea-res and  Music Halls Committee of the London  County Council.  Tho former body has been memorialized against the employment if Luirnuids  by the National Union of Wo-non Work,  ers. The latter lias been similarly approached by the British Women's Temperance Association It is o��tim.itod tint  there are between 8,000 and 0,000 barmaids  in London.  Paul'B. du Clialllu, the noted African  explorer, who died In St. Petersburg on  May 1, left only S500, though he had received much monev lrom wealthy p.itrons  and scientific societies to carry en his exploring woik, and also obtained handsome returns from the sale of his books.  Use Lever's Dry Soap (a powder^ to  wash woolens and flannels,���you'll like  it.   ' 32  Heart Disease the Most  Sudden and Dangerous of Ailments.'  gnew's  ike��  Stealthy as a thief in the 'nightyHeart  Disease heralds its coming only by tho  deadly grip it lays upon tfs victim���the  distressing symptoms of Palpitation and  Short Breath, Smothering Spells, Vertigo, etc. Nothing' will remove theii  fatal grasp save Dr. Agnew's Cure fo��  the Heart. Totally unlike all-other  remedies, it acts on the nerves through  the heart. It has saved thousands of  lives���will save yours. A. Du Berger,  Waterloo,r Que., writes: "Alfred Coul-  dry, who lives at Geo. Bell's, in West  Shefford, has suffered from terrible  heart trouble for the last four years.  lie Ihas been completely cured after using  eight bottles of Dr. Agnew's marvelous  remedy."  Dr. Agnew's Catarrhal Powder  Is universally recognized as a specific;  for Catarrh, Cold in the Head, Soro  'Throat, Influenza, Hay Fever, Tonsilitia  and all the distressing results of a neglected "bad cold." No. 39  #1  m  A  I  in  'A  II  i"^i,"vtv  ja-fw^ftN'Cf-j^irarst. -.yyrrrrg: ���V  ��&��  By G. H. BENEDICT..   '     '  A  Thrilling Story of Love and Adventure,  f,"Well. let us Bee���let us Bee," replied)  the lawyer,    in tbneB whose   smooth,  ���ool assurance seemed, to carry absolute conviction with (them.   "Tour aunt,  JI am fully assured,' was not a proper  adviser for a young man In all thlng3.  ���he had arrived at a groat ago, and,  ber natural mental  eccentricities had,  been Increase,"'till, In, some things, sho  (might he/Considered non com pus men.  Us.    I do not allege she was  Insane;  {there are degrees of mental alienation;  many are 'praot'lcaUy of tinsound mind  on gome one single point while preserv-,  f Ing their general mental balance.   This  E take to have been your aunt's condition.   Her    Intense    Interest  In   you  and desire to insure what Bhe consld-^  i ered your happiness no doubt led her  ,.110, this Ingenious,but eecentrlo plan to  secure your residence most of the time  i at Rolff House.   Now,'in tho flrat place,  there Is no moral'obligation In a promise given under a state of deception on  to  an  Incompetent  person.    Secondly,  It does not appear that there Is any real  necessity    for tho fulfillment    ot the  promise literally���else, why should there  fee the possible delay of Ave years In the  denouement? ..Thirdly, there Is scarcely,  any aotlon of an Individual that can-  ' ��ot belegally and sufficiently performed  by a duly accredited  agent.    In view  ���f these points, I think I can properly)  advise you that It Is not necessary fro  pou to personally fulfill your promise  *o your aant on her death-bed.   'Still,  to  provide  against  any  possible 'contingency, it would be well for you to appoint some competent person to represent you In the matter, who each new  s/ear could go to the vault and fulfill  the duty of mere observation you are"  '���ailed upon to,perform,  and.  In 'base  Of the appearance of the signs,  could  speedily inform you of the -matter.   In  (this way, you could carry out your 'fond  hopes, as well as practically fulfill yous  fromlse to the dead." \ ,   ,  Claude might have_been -aide to see  . she "sophistry m�� this argument If h��  had not been so intensely bent on his  Barling objects of ambition. As it -.was.  It seemed to him the perfection of clear  reasoning 'and   good 'advice.    He ��������  < solved to follow It. He naturally chose  jthe wily Mr. SayhrooTc -to te his agent.  In tho matter, and after -further con-  irersatlon on the subject of raising  sooney, retired with the firm resolve.  toon to bo on his <way to tfae old world,  '\S�� - : :���   '  <���   Tho words were simply spoken,, bu��*  they carried a world of silent suffering  In their unaffected tonea.   Claude was  deeply moved. " , ^  "But It will only be for a little while,"  be made haste to say. "A year of two  or three, at most���why/ darling, It will'  fly on wings of wind, and, almost bo-  fore you .are ownre of it, I will be back  to claim you as my brldo. 'We are both  ���young and In ^vigorous health���why  ���hould we Indulge In despondent views  of tho future? <It Is no great matter to  cross the ocean to the old world. Hundreds do It yearly, and tho danger te  not muoh greater as far a^ I am concerned than if I remained quietly a*  fcome."   ,, , ',  1 l    i *    i  ^ 1"t. know 4 all that, ynti .would say,  Claude,"^ Interrupted Rosa., "find ,ner-  Jiaps I am as ready an you to Indulge  In bright anticipations of the' future.  Hot a weight has come upon my heart���  K.do not fear much for any danger to  olther of us���I scarce can say what I  tear. ( A premonition seems to weigh  wponi mo that we shall never' meet  ���gain, or. If we do, It'wlll.be as strangers. Tou are going out Into the great  iflazsling world from this quiet little village. I trust you, and yet I fear that  absence will lessen your affection, while  your free and sociable nature will lead  you to'form new attachments. For myself, I cannot tell what awaits me.. I  ���hall rema'In true to you, but' It' may  be at an expense'of trial and suffering  you do not dream of. The future may  contain happiness for us, but,' to me,  ��t seems'hidden behind a cloud."  Claude 'exerted, his utmost power To  CHAFFER Vm.  K few more -days sufficed to complete)  Claude's arrangements for his departure for Europe. He was anxious <to bo  ���way. Ho had too difficulty In raising;  sufficient mi ley for his purpose���or.  rather, It was provided for him -by the  helpful Mr. Saybrook, his own pact In  the matter being (the simple work of  signing the necessary papers. "JThe  shrewd lawyer had -managed to win tola  utmost confldenoe, and 'the reckless  - young man scarcely took the trouble  to read the papers die was1 advised to  ���Ign. In only one thing did the lawyer)  And him firm, .and that was In his positive refusal to allow Rolff House -and  ithe Immediate estate to be in any way;  subject to mortgage or other incumbrance. In fact, one of bia first objects  bad been to provide for the residence  cf Carl and Margaret tn the old house,  and their comfort and maintenance  during his absence. All his other business affairs he left unreservedly In tho  fcands of his lawye .  The hardest task was to come.    It'  (was that of breaking to Rosa Bruyn his  Intention to leave home for a period of  .years.    To &e sure she',knew that ho  -bad cherished such an  intention  previous to his aunt's death.   But Claude  , (was well aware It would be a aad i)art-  ing both to himself and to ihe maiden! J  lb* loved with a passionate fervor.   He '  did not see her as often as usual,  foe i  Us time was full of business demands, j  and. In truth, he was loth to break to  her tho news of his arrangements for  .departure.    But the time  came when  ���be was under the necessity of announcing hia plans. <  Full of a feeling of sadness and doubt  which he could not shake off, he started  ,ene afternoon for farmer Bruyn's home,  'distant only about' half a mile from  <*omfort the'despondent j glrL And be  'succeeded. In a measure. The nature ot  SEtosa^ruyn was to reflect the moods of  others. She possessed great depth of  character, and firmness and & resolute  'spirit were there, but far hidden In the  depths, and only Ho be* called, forth by  some great emergency. On the surface,,  her sweetness and -. kindliness seemed  naturally to appeal for sympathy and  support, and^hence It was easy for her  4o take strong Impressions from tlio  .moods of others. Claude, In particular,  exercised an almost' supreme control  over her. His bold, confident, > aspiring  nature was the .opposite "of her quiet,  /unaggressive disposition, and In his society she rarely failed to -catch and -reflect his humor,'; though not the less  'did 'herf own''sweet individually*assert1  Itself In Influence upon 2uo somewhat'  reckless character.  They did not linger long. "Rosa "had  ,ber errand to, accomplish, and Ralph  accompanied her to the ether side' of  the wood, toward the village, and. after an affectionate parting, and a  pledge to see her daily "before,his 'departure, he returned to Rolff House.  , His mind was full of a weight of care  and doubt. Almost unconsciously, he  proceeded to bis room, and taking down  the box that contained the mysterious  roll confided to him ,foy his, aunt, he 'examined It long and curiously. -Then he  read over carefully the paper of instructions that was also -contained in -the  box. There-were two keys 4a the box.  From the paper, he .learned that the  small one was the key to the old south  .cellar, while a large and massive on��,  rusty with age and disuse, was the key  to-the vault of which his aunt ha/  i spoken. ' i   ��� >  'Claude had never "entered the old cellar. Tho door had always 'been kept  locked, and his aunt 'had retained the  key. He now'resolved to gratliy hia  ���/curiosity ln'regard to the old cellar and  Its curious vault���ef which he had aieven  heard previous, to his'aunt*s communication, except as a supersltlous .rumor  In tho mouths t>f gossiping people,  which he had regarded as silly anij  Xalse.  ��� With the key In his poctet, he proceeded through the old hall, then down  a flight of stairs to the basement; Lb  which there were several rooms, most  of them empty and illy ilghted. A naiv  tow dark passage led for some distance  but a faint light,  and Claude  had 'to  strain his oyes to note these thl nga.1 In  moving about In this dark, underground  placa, be was surprised to notice a flight  of very narrow stone steps In the foun-  flatlon wall, leading apparently to the  Qutoide.  He strained his eyes, but could  fete nothing In the darkness.   He can*  tlously prooeeded up the steps, and discovered that the entrance at the top  was apparently closed In by a heavy  ���tone slab'. " Descending the' steps,  he  irdoeeded to search for the vault.   Af-  r a time, he "discovered a small but  slve-stone  door,   that  was   set  In  o Inner wall of the cellar.   This door  as, the only indication of .a vault or  .jeeptaele of any kind, but he noticed  hhat <the stones surrounding It were of  a peoullarly  massive kind. ;SA  single (  key hole,was cut in the door, but there  Kas no sign of hinge or knob by which  was hold la place or might be opened  and closed. 'The heavy stc>ne .rlabrwas  fitted so nicely Into the masonry sur-  jroundlng it that there was^ecarce a  finance even for dust to enter.  ]} This, then, must be the mysterious  irault Claude examined It closely.and  most curiously. ,Why was It built, and  what did It contain? TVijy were Its  jaontents so Jealously guarded, and ao  ' ess to It so hedged In by sti ange con-  ltlons?    "WaB here hidden the stored  ���alth which he felt sure his aunt had  aved, as well aa the remaining treas-  ros of his grandfather's susplclously-  tten fortune?   Claude asked himself  questions.' He could not /help but  hink that the heavy, stone door con-  Mated the secret of much that was mys  torlouailn his, life .and circumstances.  \ Would he ever learn' the secret, and  jsolve   the   mystery?     He ' almost ^ felt  ahajkon |n his plan to leave the country.  m*Y waiting, In a month'or two, the secret  might  be 'his.    But,; no���4iis 'Old  pride and determination arose. 'He halt.;  taurmured   and'half thought,'as'he  ���rased    on  the impassive;   stone  door.  "*Bo your secret or your treasure what  It may, I,alone, possess the key, \and li r  can wait.   I have made my plans, and jl  will,carry them out.,.  The seoiet hero'  fehut up will wait for me." f,  i Claude was as good as his word.. Ere  a fortnight more had passed, t he had  Itaken leave' ot Rolff House, of/his  friends, -of wearisome'business'details,  of tho sober^Dutch village, and./lastly.  of sweet andstearful Rosa Bruyn, and  was on bia way across the-broad At-  laatlo.     ' - .'/'.  Ho be sold at any time, I'd like the first  rhanoe." < (  "Well, now, really, really," said the  lawyer, straightening up in his chair,  "I fear I will be compelled to lose a fine  chance for a bargain. We can't believe  all we hear. Mr. Brujn. People will  talk, you know. , To be su-e, I can't tell  what may happen, nor can I deny or af-  jflrm that the property you mention may  ��r may not be In the market one of theso  idsys. But, my dear sir, so far as'any  jlagal transactions I may have arranged  |wlth my young friend are concerned, I  can assure you that public rumor is veryi  snuch at fault. I may or,may not have  |Ontored Into certain arrangements that  ifflve me a prospective lien on various  [portions of the Rolff estate. Thoie are  (mortgages, to be sure���and there may,  be some private contracts; but, sir,  ,theso mav be Intended as a mere mat-  rt*r of security, made with tho understanding f    t . '  "Wo matter for yoflr understanding  interrupted the farmer. "I know  you've got some hold on this property,  and I know and you know that tint  young piodlgal will never ,be able to  claim It back I want the land, an!  you don't You're a lawyer, and whnt  can you want of land except to drlvo  a 6hafp*bargaln? I am willing to pay  more than'lt Is worth t Now, if joa  want to make a bargain "  "Ah, If I dor-nfy dear sir; but what  If I don't^Eb.'sii���what if I don't.'  Let us suppose for a moment���merely  to sell It, you can consider me a cuo* '>,  tomer." "       , ' *-. , 7       I'1'  T-1  ft  "It 1 ever hav; an  opportunitytto' /�� ',}.��,  ell It, and desire to do so. I shall en.;  .' ^'t*  4?;-*  F ,*   '' 1 '  i ,     OHAPT13R' IX u  i, j, vn -��r- J- y-i ���*-���>-. " ��� ,' f ���;) /,  xjt'waswot many'days before Jacobus  Brtiyn took -bcSaslon to call upon Lawyer Saybrook to consult with him in retard to the Rolff property.'', v j,  > Aslmay-Tje Imagined, the suaden'de-  iparlure for Europe of the young heir of  jRolfit House,had.'been the cause of unlimited gossip In the little place. Id  some mysterious ��nanner, pretty much  ' all of .the legal 'transactions in which  Claude had'been engaged, had peaked  out and become."the subject^of,.public  talk/and, naturally, ,the truth ^ad^he^n  -Improved upon 4a, various waysa3 thov  Idetaila "passed from' mouth to mouth. t  \ The good burghers^shook ^thelr, heads  Bravely as theycommented on the reck-'  Bessness of the .young man/ and many,  fwere the predictions that he would soon  room* to a baffijend."iiAnd wheri'Jjaw-  Ottr Saybrook^s name  waa mentioned,'  , ittere,'. were -knowing- nods'and winks,  " finA -voices' were. lowered as comments  Ka�� freely made on the'sharp' bargains  liad drlvea with the''young man in  ���applying hhmVith money for hisrKuro-  pSntrip.      '',-";'     ' '   ''  MWheso stories had'"of cotirse com* to  Fths.ears of 'Siarmer Bruyn.   The Rolff-  property adjoined his lands on Its west-  sra side.   The old wood,'mentioned in  a previous chapter, extending across into  (the 'bounds   tS.    the    property -of  the  (shrewd, acquisitive old farmer,-and for  years ho had had 'bis eyes on It and the  adjoining meadow land as a moat deslr-  '.Sfele addition to his farm'If It ever be-  ictuno purchasable.:, .But so long-as the  aged mistress of Rolff 'House lived, no  such result-was posible.   The old ,lady  {would not listen to a proposition to sell  a foot of her'lands., 'But now rumor was  busily'circulating, the tale that young  (Rolff had privately deeded all of the  land, -in  question to .Lawyer Saybrook  as security for certain moneys advanced,  tlax, aad already the public, was beginning to look upon the shrewd lawyer as  the ooxnlng owner of Rolff House.     >  f Varxaer Bruyn credited these tales:  and he ibad no doubt that, if the lawyer  baa&me tho owner/of the property," he  jCrouldaoon b�� disposed to put it In the  aiarket for sale. "'So he hastened at onco  <ff> Inquire Into''the matter.     .'  f The man of law <was Relighted to see  Gm old farmer.  HerahooJc his hand with  cprdial warmtb, and the keen,'' self -satisfied twinkle in his eye's indicated that  perhaps the visit was not unexpected1  by him.     Nevertheless,   he   professed  surprise that the farmer could have any'  business with him in regard to the Rolff.  Estate, and banded him a chair and sat  own beside him with a well-assumed  air of Interest'and Innocence.  from Vxe flight of steps  by which  he       _. ��� .    ^ M      .. ,.    ���  had descended toward tbe soiith side ' I?1 was-a. sifbject for tho pencil et ��  ��f the bouse, and at the end o�� this p*garth-ths Rale, smooth, keon-visaged  passage was a door and another fllghr   ��*wy8r���-leanlng baoK In his chair, with  rtoiH esouse.   it was a lovely October  tiay.    On his way,  ho met Rosa, who  . bad started to visit the village on some  household shopping errand.  Near where they met, a by-path le��  fie a noble old wood that extended In  ��ho roar of Rolff House, and thence  lo tho village. Claude took the hand of  Rosa under his arm, and led her unresistingly down the path toward the old  wood. Aa soon as they had entered  fcho wood, and were out of sight and  bearing of any ohance passers-by on  tbo road, Claude paused, and seated  blmself on a moss-grown rock, while  Rosa took her place beside him.  ^ Bhe was first to speak.  "Z know why you have brought mo  Bero, Claude," she said. "I have seen  St In your eyes for days past. Besides,  although you have not spoken to me,  rumor and boobIp have. Tou are going  to leavo me. I know that nothing X  ���an say will restrain you. I would  not restrain you against your will. Tou  ���rtfl leave me; and I���I���shall be broken  fiwarted."  ot steps that gave access ia ths south  .cellar. The massive foundation * of  Rolff House was divided Into several  ivault-llke apartments, separated by,  lieayy stone walls through which there  ,was no communication, and access t��  each was by a flight of stepi .fiom  above and a single door.   ' '''l< -j-jiy  I Claude descended the steps to the old  cellar door, and, in the total darkness,  searched for the key-hole, and with dlf-  floulty Inserted the key and turned..the  "rusty wards. Then' moving back tlia ,  door on Its creaking hinges, bo enteied ',  (he old cellar.  On entering, he could not distinguish  anything  for  a  moment   in   the   dim, '  uncertain   light   that   came   fiom   one  small,   very   narrow   window   in   tna  heavy    foudation    will,  his   surroundings became visible,  bo found that he was in a quite large,  rather oblong and dungeon like room,  surrounded by heavy stone walls on all  sides.   Above his head the heavy beams  of the foundation floor were dark with  mold and age, and festooned with the  cobwebs of generations.   The one win-  j^��� was* go narrow that it admitted  a countenance full of mystification that  (was belled by tha Intelligent twinkle of  Ibis eye, as the 'blunt, straightforward  Snrmer stated.the-object of his visit.  ( "Why, this is strange, v*ry strange."1  remarked the lawyer, as the old maa  concluded; "In fact, Lthink I may say,  it Is a complete surprise.   Why, really,  my dear sir " -     >  } "No need'for surprise," Interrupted?  the farmer. "I want the old wood and  che meadow land between,it and tho  road. I've had my eyes on that piece of  land for years; and I'm ready to pay a'  good round price for It, money down."  1 "Of course, of course," replied tho  (tewyer. "Tou conie directly to tho  point, like a praoiilcal man; but, really,  my dear sir, I fear you misapprehend  (ihe whole matter, I am not responsible  Gradually I 'for any Btories that maV bo circulating  and about my transactions with the young  Iheir who Is my client. It Is strange,  h'ery strange, how such stories get  Started; but I cannot assure you that all  you hear Is true, or that the propeity,  you desire is for sale or likely to be."  r "Come, no beating about the bush,"1  Bald the farmer, bluntly. "I got my,  story straight enough. The land Is aa  trood as yours,   I want It.   Now, If It is  suppose for th��^j.ake of argumpnt, my  dear sir���that TTiavc or may be able  to'have th's property at my disposal.  I Does It naturally follow that I would  wish to sell it'   Would it not bo mors  natural to assume that If,, after many  years of hard professional drudgery, I  toave managed to acquire a little money, and,' in the legitimate coured1 of my  profession, have    had an roppoi tumty  (to invest it in a'manner looking to the  acquisition cf   ceitainj lands, it   may  be my 'object to retire .from my nro-  fesslon and settle down aa a private  'country gentleman?      Perhaps  I  am  tired of professional life,- perhaps   I  desire to pass the evening of my days  as a rural gentleman and amateur agriculturist   instead of    a   haria-ssad,  overworked lawyer.   "Would anything  be more natural, my dear sir?   Furthermore, I   have an   only son,   Mr.  Bruyn, and although I "have affo ded  him a good   education, it does    not  necessarily follow that I-wish Eim to  be a lawyer like myself.   I may<havo  a different ambition for him.    I may  'desire to eee him become an honest,  thriving, agriculturist. Ah^Mr. Bruyn,  professional life is full of care and t'io  chanepp  of    failvre  are  'very  large,  .while the tiller of'the soil-has 7 aa^  .almost certain reward.   Why should I  aotcdealre > to see  Ralph  established!  ere 1 'die in possession of a snug landed property?   It is possible���I do not"  Bay probable���ths.t   the   property we  have been "talking about   may soiie  day come intokmy hands; in fact, the  possibilities in the case may not be  limited to the possession of even this  choice bit of the Rolff property      It  wouldn't be a bad idea for a shrewd  and enterprising man to, get'possession of   the    whole estate���eh,    Mr.  .Bruyn?   Mind, I do not say that there  Is any such chance at present;   but  who can tell what opportunities   the  future may offerT   If any such happy  ���'fortune should be mine, I am inclined  to   think,   Mr. Bruyn, that   nothing  would tempt me to dispose of a foot  ���of the land1   It would rather be my  ambition to become your good ne'gh-  bor; and there would be no probability of your estate and mine ever being  joined during nly lifetime; none at all,  I assure you���unless, indeed���but no  matter; the Idea Is go remote that���"  "No, no���what is it "    interrupted  the farmer.   "I am here to talk abo.it  Joining these lands, and if'there  iaT  a chance I want t know it    Come,  what were you going to say. Out with  it"  ' "Well, well���If your curiosity must  be gratified.      The   thought   flashed  across my mind that I have an only  son and you an only daughter; and if  It should be that we become owners of  adjoining estates,  why, there    might  be such a thing a*   ananging   terms  for tho ultimate union of   the estates  .without any need of barter or sale.   A  mere suggestion, you will perceive, my  dear    Mr.  Bruyn���quite    improbable,  in fact. In truth, I have ne^er thought  of the matter before, and have never,  eald a word to Ralph on the subject;'  though, now I come to think of it, I  have heard him speak admiringly of  your daugnter.   And, really, my dear,  sir, you must allow me to congratulate you on the possession of such a  lovely child.   If I were Ralph, now���  hut, really,  this subject is one that  perhaps should not be trenched upon  in a discussion based so entirely upon  probabilities and the mere chances of  fortune, so to speak." i  The old farmer   remained   plungedi  cell  elder your offer, Mr Bruyn," replied!^ u  the lawyer, with an emphasis on thai:,;.  "if." , . * "*   j ,  1   "And If you��don't/;  cont nued Mr.2   ^  Bruyn, "why���rhope we shall be good*     ,  oeighbors.  'More' than 'that' I , can'tr  say now." ,' f |    '���  "It Is not neceisaiy l'to  say���<moro,.r , >  my dear   sir," pur&ucd   Mr. Saybrook.1  ("What more could I desire tnan to"D��   j '' <-  your good neighbor?^ As evente now >i  fchape,' perhaps my ambition is not im�� ' ���  possible of accomplifahtnent. Ah, MrJ".1- ^  Bruyn, if my anxiety and,efforts for Uv:}^  Ralph could be thus rewarded, bowj, * ^/  lhappy I should' be f Jo one 'can tela ', 7 ^  the,interest I have taken ln^that boy.-' f7',/' >-  If I eay it my&elf, he is a young mas* \iV-rf1'  of rather uncommon parts.^and of,a��.^'^ \''����  ^intelligence and business-'turn quit*;f > f >>7,  remarkable for his years. I bave^fcJ- ^' $1  en'great pains in his> bringing up, my- J\, mtlir\  dear 6tr; and I ventuie.to believe that *i$.xr U*\  f*  he docs.me no disci edit."'  ^���No* doubt of it, . replied'the far-.V'.'^1  xner. "1 have a good opinion of the- ^>i y^Af  lad myself. He's Bteady," and that's, t^^^J  the main thing." '    ���   . 4- K< ��>?,%?  ,   "Steady, Mr. Bruyn���why, sir, I 2fcel  .that his character is founded on a,ro<.fc, < h v ,.,,  as it were, and cannot De moved. 1 hav��| (V'V^jJ  oaver known bJin to commit an lm-i &���>���$��?  inroper e*-ftnmoral act, or to manifest ���       J $ ��  single extravagant or.wild trait." ",   ,Ti    "  i   The old farmer did not dissent froca   __ < H  [this euloglsm; and, In fact, It was'trus,*'''^'     .  jenough in Its way.' Ealph had ���noufflfc YYJ^'7\  of worldly shrewdness., to have a kssn^~-   J&,\  regard for his reputation, and, as char*- ^V>?*"  aoter went in the retired community,'h*   .^4*^  twas a most exemplary young,maa, butf, *$>'^'%i  tone of a kind who was muoh' mors *���* Y.Y'^i I  ispected and liked by his elders than bjH^x^f  those of his own age, ,*<"        -       i-e.J J-^ &'i<  r Farmer Bruyn soon'ftook his depsrS1"? 7*?*  ure, and the lawyer remained cog4ta*ln#7 ,^Y^^  'over the Interview,and Its probabla <at��'   ^'^>Afl  lects till Ralph came in.       i ���������:, -rjt, ^ ^f  [, Tho young man saw at once, trjnjhM; 'pi VJ; I  father's sratlfied smile,-that some fa-<   '"' ^|  ' > Si  Krorabte event had'happened,* and bent "7  on him an enquiring glance. ,    '   '-<      <k- v,,1* v;ii|  I  "Old Bruyn has been here," sald'ths H '*���?* Sj  "father.   "He bit on the bait I dropnad'  s"��' '/"  in the proper Quarter regarding my ltt�� "\  x^'i  Me transactions with Claude.' He seems ,YY:\ M  to regard me already, as the praoMei!3|,|*>^ -i  oontrollsr of the Rolff properly, and wast^^ ��  all ready to buy the old wood lo.tand.adw ?�� ^\ fi  Joining meadows,-which I hajfe��f)��d-t��i~   '  know he has had a hankering for this>t'7 f  long while.    Of course ��I was chary Ml   *"f,  coming to any terms, and I fancy inaa^- ' l���   >r  aged to advance your claims in a-maa^- \t  - '  ner> that will not 'be    without effectj..     ^ ?  Everything works all right so far.1, I  \^ \Z  think there will be nothing In the way ��fk \ -<y,  your beginning your attentions to Wm-'t-th^  Rosa at-once.'   Then if young Clauds!'   w4f  only gets entangled in some way In aW  rope, or happily dies, or-we can keeplv  him there and unsuspicious of our plans'/V^  till everything   Is   In   favorable .shape^l  success will be ours.    But I dare not  make public the deeds as yet.   We must  not run the chance of his hearing; otl'^'-v'sl  anything Irregular.   In a bold step like  this, much depends on the'ehancee. Ouri ����� , -!���* I  only plan Is to wait   Tou seeTthe pro-J ,r .r&l  i ;uir ->t;  wrf"  priety of that, Ralph?"  (Tn he GJrmtinned.)  '-i.  i\  T  't,  " Pure soap!  the words.  Soap   you  ' You've heard-  In S, u n 1 i g h t  have   the, fact:.  ;,.  REDUCES  jfor some time in a brown study  i "I never thought of this before," ha  said, at last- "I supposed If you got  hold of any of this Rollf property you  (would want to sell it. But if you don't  there's an end of that To be sure, I  have my daughter���and a rare girl she  Is, if I say It myself; and I don't intend fihe shall marry any rake or  scatterbraine. There's young Rolf hrg  ibeen showing her attentions, and tho  girl was foolish enough to encourcga  ^im���for his loolu and manners, I  suppose. But I saw only cue thing la  his favor���he was going to have ib.ii  property; but I soon made up my  mind he'd never know enough to keep  it; and I was right Of course, he'll  iwaste the property, and somebody  .will get it; and I shall be glad if it  falls into no worse hands than your  own., If It does, and you ever Wunt1  A*k tor tbe ActasonBar   .    ..   k-' ,  *  .y *��  '   l*'4J-   \      '  Traveller���I   once  met  a  cannibaiN -  just as he had, finished  picking thS    :  bones of a woman captive.        '   '       *���  Chorus���Horrible ! t       '  Traveller���He had   such    a liappy��.V  satisfied^ expression    on his face, yotf  can't think.   He reminded me 'o�� one/     '  of those old Roman arena 'fighters.     /  Chorus���Absurd 1 " . '       <  Traveller���Fact. '���   Gladiator, ' yonM   '  knoww���Batavia Daily News. ,  Gritty George���Lady, I hear dat year  cuckoo clocks is out of order.    ' '  ���  The lady���What of that ?  Gritty George���Well, I just want to-    ,  say dat I'll sit around an' do de cuck-  ooin' every hour fer me  board and'     '  lodgin'.   I'm always wilhn' to work.���*r  Philadelphia Press. * r  9 ��� >  Miss Maison���Excuse my ignorance, but ought I to call you Mr.  Bones or Dr. Bones ?  The doctor (irascibly)���Oh, call mtt ~  anything you  like.        Some    of mjf  friends call me an old idiot.  ' <  Miss Maison���Ah 1 but those t aro  only people who know you intimately*  ���^Answeia, ' *    ,  ���  T^ast Master (to Chairman of paB��  lie dirner)���Would you Uke to propose  your toast now, my Lord, or should)  we let 'em enjoy themselves a bit long*'  er?���Punch.  ��   . ...  Oh ! don't thev have a jolry time-   "   '  In gay old frivolous France ; ^  They start out in their automobiles '-1  And return in the ambulance. t  ���Exoress Gazette.   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No piper will lin ilellioroil  unless this condition i-> complird with.  Saturday, SiU"r. 19TH. 1903.  As election day is drawing near  there aie issues which we would  veiy much like to see decided.  Thai paity politics are supposed to  govern the line of action for future  . Biitish Colombia pailianients can-  '110I but be acknowledged as the  only safe and reliable manner of  conducting the aflaiis of the country.  In our elcctoial district both  parties claim to have a. majority ot  supporters upon the voting list,  but we fail to see why cither can  lay just claim to a majority. Up  ,to the present dale' there has been  absolutely no test by which' a  preponderance ' of votes can be  claimed. As a matter of fact, generally speaking,- all B. C. .consti-  tueuces, excepting cities, have been  governed entiiely by local issues.  If in the forthcoming election the  electors will, and we hope they  will, vote according to party lines,  we shalf then be able to say that  Atlui is either 'Libeial or Conserva-  tive.  ���The advisability of having the  election based'on party lines needs  no recommendation on our part, and  we urge upon the intelligence of  the electors to support either one of  the great parties; no one need be  afraid of saying he is Liberal, or a  Conservative, but every one entitled  to vote should be one or the other  world and demand retribution, and  it is not. at all, improbable, and  greatly to be desired, that Turkey,  so far as Turkish rule is concerned, be wiped off the map,'  A Gala.Time.  The dance held at the Grand  Hotel, iu aid of'the St. Martin's  Guild, was certainly one of the  sweliest ever given in Atlin, and  proved a very, jolly and successful  affair. The lnaj jrity of the ladies  were becomingly gowned in evening costumes and quite a , few  gentlemen aired evening dress,  this together, with the, first turning  ou of the electric light made one  almost forget that Athu ,was a new  mining city. The festivities lasted  till the wee hours of the morning  and were thoroughly enjoyed by  all who were there.  Much credit is due to the Ladies  of the St. Martin's Sewing Guild  for the splendid manner in which  everything , was arranged^; aiid  carried out. , ,  At tin,  Nugget and Grape Rings     ,  And All Kinds of Jewellery Manufactured on "the Premises!  0mT"   Why sen&oin when you can get goods as cheap^here?  Watches From $5 up. " Fine Line of Souvenir Spoons*  JULES EGGERT & SON, The Swiss Watchmakers.  THE :l'KOOTENAY   HOTEL.  Georg* E. Hayes, Proprietor  Cor. First and' Tkainor'Stricets.  I'll is First Class Hotel litis boon remodeled mid rof iiriilshod throughout   ,  1 Aiul offers the beat accommodation to Transmit or Permanent  , ' GiiOHts.���AmericHii and European plan. '  Finest Wines, Liguors and Gigars.  Billiards^ and,. Pool.  THE   GOLD    HQUSEi  ,      f D��SCOV/ERY.   B.C.     ";""~"   ,      ,  <!���',  NOTICE.  PART IV., "WATER OLAUSKS CONSOLE  DATION ACT. ISM."' 5  A STRICTLY FIRST CLASS HOTEL.  CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS &, CIGARS'.  Mixed Drinks ��� Specialty. ,  DINING  ROOM  SUPPLIED .WITH''THIS  BUST 'HIE  MA.RXKY   AJFVORDS.  '  ; Vegetables Daily From our own Garden.  Breakfast, 6 to 9, launch,  12 to 2, Dinner, 6 to 8. "  , The grave situation at Constantinople is giving rise to a feeling of  unrest with the powers. The extraordinary statement that the Porte  cannot guarantee the safety of the  foreign legations show that.conditions areprettybad at the Turkish  capital and it is impossible to foretell the outcome. All the corres-  " pondeuts at Constantinople emphasize the danger of war with Bulgaria  and one writing to the Daily,' Telegraph says: "I am in close touch  with the insurgents, aud am enabled  to affirm emphatically that unless  acceptable proposals shall be made  within two or thiee' weeks Em ope  will be startled by a record of deeds  uuequaled in the blood-stained history of the East.",  Hiluie Pasha, inspector general  of Macedonia, says that war is the  only solution.  News of the most 1 evoking massacres are being received daily, the  Turkish troops arc committing  unheard of atrocities, and the plight  of survivors is terrible, one victim,  a priest's son, was flayed alive and  kept for severial days, to the delight  of his tormentors.  ' Turkey so far has been spared  for political reasons, but the time  has come when tlie powers cannot  look on and permit the daily occurence of the terrible atrocities  which appeal to the entire civilized  1. This is to'certify that "The, British  American Dredging Company, Limited," *,  Company incorporated under the "Companies. Act, 1887 and," which hai complied with  the provisions of the "rawer Companies'  Relief Act, 1902," and is in the tamo position  as, if it had been specially incorporated as  required by Part IV. of the "Water Clauses  Consolidation Act,' 1897," has;, submitted its  undertaking to the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council for approval, and that .'the' said  undertaking.'as shown, by tho documents  and plan filed, haB been approved,' and that  the same is as  follows:  The acquisition by purchase or' under  powers, conferred by the "Water Clauses  Consolidation Act, 18B7," of two acres,  more or less, of ground situated on thesouth  side of Pine Creek, at the foot of Pine Creek  Falls, in the Atlin Lake Mining; Division of  the Cassiar District, which forms part of  the mining ground leased to the "Pine  Creek Power Company, Limited," for the  purpose of hydraulic workings. ���  This piece of _ land Is intended to be acquired as a site for the erection'thereon of  a power house and the necessary buildings  in connection therewith, for the generation  and distribution of ' power by electrical  methods for the operation of a bucket  dredge capable of treating three thouiond  cubic yardsdaily. for lighting and any other  purposes for which such power may be used  under the provisions of Part IV, of * the  "Water Clauses Consolidation' Act, 1847."  The generality of any words in this clause,  are not to be limited by any 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. TV. E.  Canavan a record bearing date the 7th day  of April, 1900, of one thousand inches of  water to be diverted from Pine Creek above  Pine Creek Falls, aud 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 the said site in  manner aforesaid, aud by commencing: the  erection thereon of the said power house.  S. And this is further to certify that the  ameutit of the capital of the Company which  will be duly subscribed before the Company  commonccs the construction of its undertaking and worliB, or exercises any of the  powers of tho "Water Clauses Consolidation  Act, 1897," Part IV., In that behalf, is hereby fixed at the sum of twenty-five thousand  dollars, beingtho whole of the capital stock  of the Company, and that the difference between tho i>aid sum and the amount roqair-  od to completo the undertaking and works  shall be raised by the issue and sale of debentures! of the Company, such difference  being estimated at the sum of coventy-flve  thousand dollars.  4. A nd this is further to certify that the  time within which the said undertaking;and  works aro to be commenced is fixed at sixty  days from the dato hereof, and the time  within whioh all the proposed undertaking  shall bo in operation is fixed at six mouths  from the date hereof.  Dnted this 26 th day of Juno, 1608.  A. E.  McPHILLIPS.  Clerk, Executive Council, j  THE    WHITE    PASS    &'���   YUKON.  "ROUTE- 7   ������������� " ,  Passenger and Kxpiess Service, Daily (except Sunday), between  Skagway, Log Cabin. Bennett, Caribou, White Horse and Intermediate  points, making'close connections with our owai steamers at White Horse  for Dawson and Yukon points, and at Caribou for Atlin every Tuesday  and Friday; Returning, leave Atlin-,ev��cy Monday and "Thursday.  Telegraph Service to Skagway.    Express, matter will be received ,  for shipment to and from all points in Canada and the United States.  For information relative to Passenger, Freight, Telegraph or Express  , Rates apply to any Agent of the Company or to  Traffic Department, SKAGWAY.  J.   H.   RICHAEDSON,  ,ATLIN   tV  .DISCOVERY.  ��"�����" -������'"  Full Line of Clothing Just From the East  THE   LATEST   STYLES. v  Complete Stock .of Dry Goods  -t-  ii* *  THE  SHOES*  LATEST   IN    HATS,     BOOTS    AMD  GOLD   SEAL   GUM; .BOOTS , c^  Our Goods are the Best and Our. prices the Lowest.  The Canadian Bank of Commerce.  " , *        CAPITAL   PAID   UP   $8,700,000.-  Reskrvk, $3,000,000'.  Branches of the Bank at Jeattie,  Exchange  San Francisco, .  Portland,  ' Skagway, etc  sold on all Points.  GotD Dust Purchased-  -Assay Office in Connection.  D. ROSS, Manager.  THE ROYAL IIOTEL,  E.  ROSSELLI,  Proprietor.  Corner Pearl and First Streets, Atlin, B. C.  FIRST CLASS   RESTAURANT   IN   CONNECTION.  CHOICEST WPrtS, LIQUORS AND CIGARS CASE GOODS A SPECIALTY.  Hydraulio   Mining @ s  Machinery.  HYDRAULIC   GIANTS,    WATER   GATES,  ANGLE   STEEL   RIFFLES    &  HYDRAULIC   RIVETED  PIPE.  Estimates furnished 011 application  The Vancouyer Engineering Works,  Vancouver, B. C.  4. C. Hirschfeld, Agent, Atlin, B. C  1h  m ATCTN, B. C, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1903  n; c. wheeling & co.     . ���   &\   -     a.-.s. 'cross- &  co.,, ���  Have'amalgamated their businesses .and have formed a Joint Stock Company, which, in future, will be known as <  THE   ATLIN   TEADING   COMPANY,   LIMITED.  The New'Firm will-conduct all business in the- premises   formerly   occupied 'by   N.   C. <��� Wheuukg t &   Co, and will , carry th  largest and   best   selected   Stock of  Groceries,   Dry ,Goods, Boots &, Shoes, Etc., Etc., tver carried in Atlin    > ���    ' ,  A.   S.   CROSS/cRresident  and   Treasurer  N.   C.   WHEELING,   Secretary.  'Liquid air is now sold at Berlin  ,for 35 'cents for two litres. The  receptacles are made ol glass with  ���double walls, the space between the  walls being filled with an insulating  .material, the walls being silvered  to���>prevent radiation of 'heat, ,and  ,the whole enveloped in an insulating material. They retain* their  temperature for fourteen ��� days.  Several drops iu a glass of water  produce freezing, and it is intended  -for audi jises as refreshing , drinks  and improving the condition of the  air in sick rooms. -  wmi) ma.  ��'  AT-    -  DIXON'S   HALL  ,    ���>       ���>. " _ e   ~~   "  WEDNESDAY1,' SEPT.��� 23rd.'  > Everybody t welcome..   v  Admission IFree.  Crook.     v  Mining   Recorder1!) Office,  '   ��� Wolls, H.C -     ,  Mining   Hoi-order's   Otiloe,  Bennett. U.C.  ', ' Pnlico   Station,   Trlrgrnph  Croeh.  Of which e\ery   person1 in lu��rrl>v raiimred  to tnlco notice and govern  himself accordingly     ( '   '-. w    ,    ,  Ulvou under in) lniiiil  at Atlln7 li.C, thin  7th duy of Septombor, A.I)., WOB. J  " \  A. S. Ckoss,      ^  4/1          '                 Returning Officer"  v '   *     NOTICES,    j ' -  '  TsJOTlCE is hereby gl\en that Sixty days  ttfter date' I, intend to_ apply to the  Chief Commissioner ot Lands and Works'  for permission to purcliuso the following  described tract ot land for ' agricultural  purposed: Commencing^iit u'jioat marked  David I.. Hall's N. E. corner,thence 20 chains  West, thonce 80 'chains South, thence SO  chains East, thence SO chains N'orth to place  of commencement, containing in nil 160  acres more or less.    v  '��� Situated two miles east of Atlin Lake and  about 10 miles North of AtliiiTownsite on a  small creek known us Burnt Creek. '   '  \    < -  ; -    David L. Hall  Dated at, Atlin', B. C. this ,'24th.'day of  August 1903. .  E. S. Wilkinson, P.L.S. '   - ��� Wm. Brown, C.E.  ,,   WILKINSON   &   BROWN  Provincial Land   Surveyors   &   Civil, Engineers* -  Hydraulic   Mine  Engineering;   a   Specialty Office, Pearl, St., near Third St,. Aim.,  ti.C  DRINK, THE BEST  "NABOB    TEA.*'  WOOD-WOOD.  TENDERS will be received by the  (Undersigned up to Thursday noon 1st. Oct!  for iany quantity up to 100 cords of wood,  ' sound, dry wood, cut in 4ft. lengths to be  delivered where the undersigned may require. For the Convenience of the Contractor the wood maybe delivered in any  ���quantity and at any time until the whole  is delivered so long as the undersigned has  always at least two cords on,hand for use.  Ihe lowest or any tender not necessarily  lacoepted. f. \  ;> J ' A. "Fraser,  > Government Agent.  PROCLAMATION.  1 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 to1 purchase sixty acres of,land  for ^agricultural . purposes, in the Atlin  District of Cassiar, situated a�� follows: ' *  ���- Commencing at a stake marked B. B's  North-West Corner Poif situated on the  East Bank of tlie Atlintoo River, thence in  an Easterly Direction 20 Chains, thence in a  Southerly 'Direction 20', Chains, thence  Westerly about 40 Chains, theiice' along f,he  East Bank of the Atlintoo River /about  SO (;iinin��-to the point of commencement,  "containing ���iii all about GO acres,' more or  less. ~   i ���  '    " -        ' H.X Butler,-     ,  .      , ,     C. H. Butler.  Dated at Taku. B.  C, r       '  19th , AugUSt.'llKra.     i  In Lead Packets ol J4-iL�����And i,-lb each. * ���  "1  >'",'-������       - \    For Sale by all First Class Grocers.  KELLY. .'DOUGLAS   &.Co.. Wholesale'Grocers, Vancouver, B.C  the grand Hotel  FINEST .EQUIPPED HOTEL, IN'THE NORTH.    EVERYTHING -  ,-  \ - CONDUCTED, IN ' FIRST-CLASS MANNER.  ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF ATLIN.  TO WIT:  "Public Notice is hereby giveu to the  Electors of the District of Atlin that in  obedience to His Majesty's Writ to me directed, and bearing date the Fifth day of  September, in tho year of our Lord One  Thousand, Nine Hundred and Three, I require the presence of the said Electors at the  the Government House. Atlin, on the 19th  day of September at 12 o'clock, noon, for  the purpose of electing a person to represent  them In the Legislature of the Province.  " The  mode of nomination of candidates  shall be as follows :���  " The candidates shall be nominated in  writing : the writing shall ho subscribed  by two registered voters of tho district as  Proposer and Seconder, and by three other  Registered Voters of the said District as assenting to the nomination, and shall be delivered to the Returning Officer at any timo  between the date of the Proclamation and  One p.m. of the day of Nomination, and, in  the event of a Poll being necessary, such  Poll will be open on the 3rd day of Octobor  at :  POLLING PLACES; Government Office, Atlin, B.C.  Police Station, Discovery.  Sinclair's Mill, Surprise  Lake.  Kouayus's   Camp,     McKeo  lOrOTICE is hereby given that after 60 days  fiomdate, we intend to apply to the  Chief Commissioner of Lands aud Works  for permission to purchase one-quarter of  an acre of land for a site for a power plant  iu the Atlin District, situated as follows :  Commencing at a post marked "The  British Columbia Power A Manufacturing  Co., Ltd.'a S.E. corner,' planted at a point  on Discovery street, in the Town ��t Atlin,  thence in a westerly direction 104J4 feet,  thence northerly 104J4 feet, thence easterly  104;i feet, thence southerly 10i>i feet to  point of commencement, containing one  quarter of an acre more or lets.  Dated at Atlin, B.C. this 25th day of  June, 1903. ,  The British Columbia Power  & Manufacturing Co., Ltd.  jeO-SOd.  French  Restaurant in   Connection.  Jf" '"Da'vid'Hastib,' Proprietor.  . Corner of First' and'Discdvery Streets.-  ! -  THE.WHEEE PASS& YUKON^OUTE.  Pacific* antl   Arctic,' Railway ��� nrTd^Navigation_ I'ompanj,  r ' ���  British Columbia Yukon   Railway,Company.  British Yukon   Railway Company,  ��lTiME,'TABLE.-'  IN EFFECT,JANUARY ViobV,  Daily except Sunday.  I  '��> A.  -  ii / .   ',       '    ^  No.W.   B.  No.l" Ni B.-  * 2nd class.  "' 1st class. '   -  8. 30 p. m.  9: SO a. mU LV  10.30   ���  * 10.85 \    ���   ���  ll.OOi           ,    ���  11.40 a.m.  11. 45 '   ���  12-20  JUL 151  .  12. 35 i p.m         (  2.45   ,.  , 2.10 ,���  ,      , ��� "  6.40   ���  ,     4.30   ���  ,. ,,AR.  No.  TyTOTICE is hereby given that Sixty days  after date 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 distriot  for agricultural purposes: Commencing  at an initial post, planted about one mile  north-east of Atlin Townsite, thence running east 40 chains, thence south 20 chains,  thence v. est 40 chains, thence north 20 chains  to the point of -commencement, containing  80 acres more or less.  William McNern.  Dated at Atlin, B. C, this 2,2nd day of June  1903. Jne  27 60d  SKAGUAY  . ������'AR.  "WHITE PASS  LOGCABIN  'BENNETT  ���  CARIBOU  WHITE HORSE LV  .    j     Passengers niuit be at depots in timo to have Baggage inspected and checked.    Inspection is stopped 30'minutes before leaving time of train. t .  150 pounds of baggage will be checked free with each full faro ticket and 75 pounds  with each half fare_ticketl "v '  t  "  2. S. Bound      No. 4 S. Bound  1st class.  ,2nd class.  4. 30 p. m.  AR   4. 15 a. m.  8  05  -  3.00   ���   .  2. 10 ���  2.10   ���  .,     i. oo ���  1.35)  >                 *���  1.15 i p.m  12. Z0   p.m.  ���  11.50   a.m  ,.    '  10.20    ���  9. SO     ���  LV       7.00   ���  Jr. J ;  J. G. COKNELt.  nugget Bote!  Discovery. '  OPEN DAY, AND NIGHT.  FIRST-CLASS RESTAURANT  IN  CONNECTION.  Headciuartars-for Brook's stage.     .  Pcllew-Harvcy, Bryant & Gilman  Provincial Assayers  The Vancouver Assay Office, Established 1S99.  ��� . ��M>*��� (  W. WALLACE GRIME 4. Co.,  Agents.  Large or Small Samples forn arded for Aasa.y  .<-, ,  S<\  ne im  NOTICE is hereby given that sixty days  after date I intend to apply to tho Chief  Commissioner of Lauds and Works for permission to purchase the following described  trac of laud for agricultural purposes:  Commencing at post planted at the South  East corner of R Grierson's preemption  No. 245, situated near Surprise Lake in the  Atlin District, thence Enst 20 chains to Post  2, thence North 20 chains to Post 3, thence  West 20 chains to Post 4,' thence Soutn 20  ohains to' place of commencement, containing in all about forty acres more  or less.  .TOIW DUNHAM.  Dated at Surpi nu Lukj, Aug. Mtb. 11)03.  DISCOVERY, B. C.  NEW DINING ROOM  NOWOPEN,  Furnishing   The  BEST MEALS IN CAMP.  Finest of liquors.1    Good stabling-.  Bb. Sakdb, Proprietor.  0T7"..    BATKS  ���   J-k.'*. BARBER SHOP  O. H. FORD       Prop.  Now occupy their new quarters next  to the Bank of B. N. A.. Flrit Streot.  Tlio bath rvonisare equally as good as found  in bitiss.   Private Butraaca for ladies.  TRY  J. D. DURIE'5  1 FOR  UPHOLSTERY"  MATTRESSES  FURNITURE  HARDWARE  PAINTS & OILS,  t  Atlin & Discovery.  - ������'i.  The Royal Victoria  Life Insurance  Co.  i  11  OF   CANADA  Capital    $1,O00,COO.  A. C. HinelifoJd, Agent.  ���fy-,.*,-.  ,^l  "I t1  *THE WOMAN TEMPTED ME."*  Che Club Caraa to 0%�� Coucltmlaa that Thert,  --"'J are S3epera.'*C��d��'�� ��f JJthlca.    . .  T was properly speaking, tlte/tu-  ternoon set aside by the woman'3  club for the 'discussion,- of missions. Before the members could  be called to order, however, ono  ^.^ of tho number started .an informal talk on a subject somewhat' nearer  tome, and tho matter of missions was  allowed to go over to the next meeting. b  i The member waved aloft a inewsna-  per and read an extract describing ar-  xests made in a saloon which was violating the closing, law by being open  on Sunday-. The men and women were  , all taken to the station house. In  closing the account of the very ordinary occurrence the paper said:  "The proprietor was held for ,trlal  for violation of the liquor tax law. The  Magistrate  committed   the  women  to  Ball for & month each.   IIo discharged  . the thirty-live men."  ���    "This," aaid  the member  with thel  . newspaper, "is such a common ' happening that it aparently doesn't rant  ' very high aa an item of news, because  there is only very little space given to  t 4t.    But it makes   my blood    boil , to  think of tho injustice, the unchallenged injustice, of the law as it is interpreted.   'Court,of justice,' indeed! 'Jto  committed the 'women   to 1ail for   a  month each.   He discharged the thiriy-^  Ave men!" _      _. ^. V  f  egreeable facts. ' |  Short-nailed men never .give up aa  argument  A keen sense of humor accompanies  short nails.  Short-nailed persons make good crit  Ics; they are sharper and more lGglcal  than long-nailed people, and usually  more positive in assertion.   ,  Short nails, very flat and sunken  es it were into the flesh at the base,  ere a sign of diseased nerves.  Short nails, very flat and inclined to"  curve out or up at the edges, ere tha  forerunners of paralysis. .,     ���   ._j  MEETING WITH SEARS.  A DOG'S TEMPTATION  '1.  "There li something appalling in this.  Inequality. I should like to know why  it is always the woman who must bear  the brunt of tae moral storm. Fram  the time of Awn, who tried to make l  Eve responsible for his downfall, -Ihe  story has been fhe same. Just take  this case, for an instance. Some men  end women woie aiding the proprietor  of a saloon to break the law by buS'ing  drinks from him. Jf that is an otfenoe,  why were not'both men and wompn  field to account instead of just the wo- '  men? If it was not an offence why;  (Were the women held at all?"  t True Story of ITow it Setter Flared the  l'nrt orr��i>MO. ,    "���*  ITTLE Mary Brady   lived with!  her parents on a ranch   in Dakota, where she spent most of  her time in the open air among  her numerous pets.     One   day,  her father brought   her , as   a  Mrthday gift of a beautiful Irish setter pup, round and plump, with red-  flish, silky hair and' big brown eyes,  who grunted with delight and nestled  ���inder Mary's arms just    as    though  .hey had been old friends.   She named  the pretty creaure Jack,  and it was  not Ions before he became a great favorite in the   household,   though "he  lavished .his undivided attention and  affection, upon his little mistress and  paid but small heed to the others.   .As  time wore on the puppy's sleek   liUlo  body lengthened considerably and he  grew rapidly into   a big   healthy dos  with a    decided    bent    for    hunting.  Mary's'eldest brother-often took   him  Into the woods, and tHe two.would 13-  turn at sunset with a long stiiug 0"  birds, master and dog both'happy over  the day's work.    But, alas!  for Jac'r.  he had acquired the taste for slaughter  and, not content with    hunting wild  game, he began to    kill the    neighbors' chickens and even those of hlJ  master, until the ranchmen for rii'M  around threatened to   shoot   him   on  sight, so they were obliged to    keep  him chained up mos>t of the time. Mary  was much disti csssd over her pet's bs-  havior and punished him severely ti nt��'  and again, but r.iLbout avail.    In tine  one    thing her    good dog    Jack w<aa  stubborn and di ^obedient. ��� One rainy  day in the early spring a farm   hand  brought into the house a number of  dear little chickens, just  out of tho  shell, and placed them on the hearth  before the Are.   The tiny, fluffy waUs  were chilled through and through, and  their little legs were Icy cold, but they  all huddled close together and    tried  their best to keep warm.    Mary, likd  None of the other women was ready*- the good little   housewife , she    was,  \��-  iwith an explanation.   But many were  anxious to corroborate the first speak-  ' er.   Said one: , ,   -  ,- ^Xou notice the same thing on the  . stage.   TLe custom of making the woman suffer  solely for the transgressions   of all has   become so - common  that a dramatist never thinks of pre- _ .white cotton.  scnting her in a light .other than tho " *"    ~v  .'light of being  lost.      Did you    ever  |iear of society shutting its doors In the  face of the male sinner and opening it  *o the woman' sinner?   Hardly.   It is  elways the reverse of the situation."  p After some further   discussion, the  club came to th* conviction that there  ere separate codes of ethics for   the  ���exes. They hadn't accomplished anything In the way of bettering the conditions, but they felt ever so    much;  fcappler tor iaving freed their o.ind&  v-   > -. s  for the Sick Stoma.  flvesn fcwo ounces of peart barley,  and put into e eaucepaxf with one and*  a. half pints of water" and the rind of  a lemon. Boil slowly for an hour;|  'strain and add the juice of a small  gemon; sweeten to taste.  iWsh one ounce of linseed, put it into  B Bnucpean with one quart of cold water, some licorice, and one ounce of  the best sugar candy. Simmer fos  fcalf an hour, then strain and drinln  bot  "  , Toast a slice of bread evenly to al  1 mice brown; it must not be allowed''to  tourn. Put It Into a jug.and pour cold  .water over; allow it to stand soma  time, closely covered; strain and use.  Some people use boiling water, but the  toast water will not be so clear as if  made with cold.  Beat a fresh egg with a pint of milk,  lukewarm, add a tablespoonful of cap-  Illano, which is made by boiling a  pound of lump sugar with one and a  half pints of water until it thickens.  Next add a tablespoonCul of rosewater  and a pinch of ground nutmeg. Drink  night and morning until the cough is  relieved.  Put a small bunch of sage, two  sprigs of balm, and a little sorrel into  a china jug, having first washed and  drlod them; peel a lemon very thinly;:  elice the lemon and put it with the  peel into the jug; pour on it three  pints of boiling water. Sweeten to  taste and cover closely. Take a wine*  glassful, cold, twice or three times 9  day.  euddenly conceived the brilliant idpa  of filling a basket with raw cotton so  as to make the small strangers a nice  comfortable bed, and without though;  of leaving them alone started briskly  upstairs to the garret and soon returned with a hamper padded with warm'  Imagine her horror,  however, when upon entering tho  room she discovered Jack lying lazily  in front cf tho fire and not a chicken  In  sight.  ��� The little girl was sick with fright,  for she knew they had been hatched  from very expensive eggs of a particular breed, and that her father would  ecold ner for her carelessness. "Jack,"  r she cried severely, "what have you:  done with those chickens?" Jack  merely wigged his tail and looked at  her with one ear cocked. ' Mary slowly  approached the culprit, with a deep  frown on her face," and continued: "If  you have eaten those chickens your  master will have to shoot you." At  this terrible threat the dog Only wagged his tail all the harder and cocked  both ears, Just then came a faint  "Peep, peep!" from somewhere near  the fire, and the dog looked knowing.  And where do you suppose those  baby chickens were hiding? Between  the setter's two great fore paws, and  all up under his soft, silky Hair, where  they were crooing themselves to sleep  in peace and comfort. When his mistress had left the room Jack evidently,  thought they needed care and considered it his bounden duty to play nurse  during her absence, so he had stretched himself In front ot the fire and  gathered the wee fluffy balls together  Stories From tlw Country Wfcore OrlzsUef  and Sllvor-Tlps Grow.  "Speaking of bear," said the mining  expert, as he lit a cigar and leaned  back comfortably in the corner of the  smofter', "there's nothing nastier 10  meet out than an old, dirty-faced silver-tip. He's a cross between a gris-  zily and a, brown, and, like crosses  generally, he inherits all the "meanness of   both' sides   of the   family.  "Any one ever meet him? Well,.I  had a scrap with one out in the Buffalo Hump country last ' year and 1  shan't forget itHn a hurry. I was'  out there looking for some mines, and  one day I took a little stroll all alone  , f?e.what r c��uld find. We were  right In tho midst of the big mountains a hundred miles from anywhere,  and the finest game country on the  continent. Bear and deer and goats���  you took   your   choice   without   any  2E S/'iH1'  lhad my sp^sfou  with me, although I wasn't caring foi  game just then. But sometimes gamo  hunts you, and then you've got to  fight, climb or run. j  "Along toward   evening, as I- was  starting back for camp, I hoard something followed s on my trail!'and, looking back, I saw Mr..DirtvKacp auihl-  ing along a couple of hundred y.irds'  behind me and taking  more interest  in me'than I liked.   I didn't ne^d'any  bear particularly, as :tiieie    were   no.  good trees handy, only   a f-jw   little  dead ones that didn't count.  ,r "In the canon below me was a gc od-  ���Ized stream and I   made for    that,  thinking I could thtow   ihe bear   eff,  down by the water.   When I came to  the bank I found,a mountain torrent  thirty or forty yards wide   and   deep  and ugly looking."I' skirted up   the  bank pretty fast for some   timo,   and  then I saw a rock well out from shore  that I thought I-could reach.* I.round-'  ed a big boulder, struck it above, and,  by hard work,   reached the   rock   all,,  "right   I didn't believe Mr. Bear would  tackle me there, but, "there was where  I didn't know him.   Right up my trail  he went, rounded the'boulder, sniffed  once or twice, sighted me on the rock  and promptly struck'in.  "He had 'to swim and the1 current  was so swift that he missed the rock  a few yards and <3o gave me a good  shot. I let him have the best I had,  and I made him kick, but he reached  the shore all right, and now his dander was up in e��,rn*st. I plugged at  him again, but it didn't seem to count.  On he came, higher up this time and  sighted better for-the rock I waited  for him, and when he heaved his big  ugy paws on my rock, I let him have  it in the throat, and that fixed him.  He swept by/fairly'making the water  foam. 'It's the last time, gentlemen,  that I want^to be treed on a 'rock by-  a bald-faced bear"  "It's'��� ftinriy,' said the"-doctor, a  clean-cut well-knit1 specimen of' fir.e  physical manhood, whose clear pray  eyes and square jaw botokenert plenty  of grit; "It's funny how your first grizzly takes the nerve out of you. Two  or three years ago I went bunting with  a friend in Colo-ado. I had killed  some big game myself and I knew that  he had killed plenty of It But neither of us had killed a Grizsly and we  .were each eager for the first chance.  One day, when I happened to be out  alone as 1 came through a clump of  quaking-asp what should I run plump  up gainst but ablg grizzly busily employed in rooting around in the dirt  after food.      '  "He hadn't winded me, and there I  stood, just screened by the quaking-  asp, almost near enough to touch him  with my gun while he went on rooting, utterly unconscious of my presence.       , '        ���   -���  " 'No* or never,' I thought, as I  brought my gun to my shoulder and  carefully s ghted for his head. Then  the sights began to wobble and an  ague seemed to eeize the gun. I steadied myself, looked around for a convenient tree, and tried again, this time  for the shoulder. Again the gun wob-i  bled and I ground my teeth In rage.  "The bear lifted his head, seemed  to smell something up the wind and  started off at a good gait away from  me. 'Well, old boy,' I thought, 'if I  can't hit you standing I    can't   rua-  gun ran up against a jcnzzly, a.id Mr.  Grizzly (wasJ mad about ' something,  and started for Mm. The'roan hit the  trail hard for camp, the bear right  after him. Whon the ffllow who was  cooking supper heard the landslide  coming down the mountain he saw  what was up and grabbed his gun,to-  shoot. But he was afraid .to sMo'ot,  for fear of hitting hia partner, so he  couldn't do anything but yell.  " 'Run, r-u-u-n!' he' ^owled, danc- '  ing around to try to get a shot.  " "Run?'    panted the    other   fellow;  'run?   Do you'taink I'm throwin' this  race?' "  Here is a Carious Optical Illusion.       '  Among optical illusions one of the  most curious is the "ring trick." It  consists of four rings so drawn that if  held a yard or two away and looked  at steadily for a few moments it will  appear as if they had changed' and  turned inside out.  Iffi'CODLD NOT  This 1b a difficult trick to explain, it  Is simply one of those strange slccep*  tiojos which lead us',to* believe' that  iwlfifo we are looking at an inanimate  objwrt It undergoes some InexpMoatflr  altemtcoa.     '' &  KVclva years ago one sailor out ot  l(!E, ��m a�� average, lost his Uto by accident How the proportion has been  rnduced to one In 256. ' '  Till Dodd's Kiiney Pills Drove  Away His Rheumatism  Story of W. J. Dixon, has set the  Rair.y River Settlement Talking,  'Barwick P. 0'., 'Aug.' 3.���(Spss'al).��� ;  Among the settlers here the' ci ;e   of     '  William John Dixon of   Rheunntisr*  is'causing much talk.  Th'e''sio:y    of  the cure, as told by Mr. Dixon   himself, is as follows:  "During the summer of 1901, 1 baa.  an attack of Typhoid Fever, .U'd after-  I got over,it Rheumatism set in'.- I  had-pains in my back and in niv right-  hip so' bad that I had1 to use a stick  to walk" and had no comfort in 'sJee{>--'  ing.        " '   , ���  - ���  "I could scarcely, dress  myself, lor  nearly two'months', and'for,three cr .  four weeks' I could'not lace my right.   '���  shoe or put my right leg on my   left ' '  knee. ;���' ,   <       ^  "My brother   advised    me    to tiy   ' '  Dodd's Kidney Pills, and after taring Jo '  three boxes,' 1'began to,walk, do, my  work<and lace up'my shoes.'And ' the.-  best of it is, 'I have;  .Rheumatism since."  Dodd's Kidney Pills  acid.out of the blood  matism goes with it.  never had-   it  take the   line  and the Rhea-  In Paris rcg-time Is called VIjo  Tempo du Chiffon" and it hru tho saa,��  Old "Louisiana Lou" swing.  under his warm   fur,   and   now and J uing;. s0 f ]~t hir2~"a  again a tiny yellow head was thiust'    ���T ...       ..  forth for a minute, to be withdrawn i 4    J felt 55e"7 .g,uw when ! came ln"  and tucked away out of sight.   Mary   to ^���p th,at ni^ht- 5,ut l   d!dn,t <***  concluded that the    basket was    not   ai,ythin^   *** fr"'1,d WQs cooking sup  What ts Read In Finger Nails.  Long nails never indicate such great  physical strength as short, broad ones.  (Very long finger nailed persons are apt  ,to have delicate chests and lungs.  Long nails, very wide at the top and  bluish In appearance, denote bad circulation. Long-nailed men and women  are less critical and more Impressionable than those with short nails.  Long nails indicate ideality and an  artistic temperament.  Long-nailed people are apt to be  tfery visionary and hate to face   dis-  needed just then, and put it aside.  Familiarity with the prevailing standards of etiquette gives a young man  a distinct advantage, and he who is  sure that he knows is at ease and  confoims automatically to social requirement, None can be perfect in  deportment who has to stop to consider how things ought to be done. If a  man be a gentleman at heart the out-  word polish is easily acquired���between manners and morals the tie io  intimate. A true gentleman is simple,  unpretending, natural. He is courteous and considerate, and has tho personal dignity that comes of self-respect, not self-consciousness. He treats  every woman as a lady, speaks well of  others and recognizes hospitality as a  mutual obligation.���Ladles* Homo  Journal.  some people are so fond oi "worrying that they worry over tioubles thai  are past  The pork packer has a queer way of  doing buslaoss. After killing a bog be  cures It,    _.  per and he seemsd pretty quiet, too.  After supper we lighted our pipe3 and  sat by the fire thinking.  " "What's the matter, old man?  .What are you so still about?* finally  he asked.  "'O, nothing,' I said, trying to  seem cheerful,  '"Did you see 1 bear?' he persisted.  " 'Yes, hang It, I did,' I answered  'doggedly.  "Well, so did I.' he said, and the Incident was closed.  We each got our bear afterward,  however, so the disease didn't prove  fatal." '   '  "Well, gentlemen," said the commercial traveller, "I never hunted  bear myself, but I heard a story the  other day of some fellows who found  one up in Montana. If it's a chestnut, rail me down.  "They were prospecting right up in  the bi,<? bear country, but they l"t the  hear alone, an<f the h^ar Jet thim alone.  One night thsy ^mrr-cl in a deep canon, and while one wrts cooking supper  the other sta-ind out with his shotgun to get scene birds.  'Pretty soor. the man with the shot-  1 Wien the late Charles Godfrey Lelana  was editing in New York the "Knickerbocker Magazine" he gave a weekly reception that was popular among literary  people. There arose at'one of these receptions a noiey argument about religion.  To quiet them Mr. Lcland cried out in a  voice loud enough to be heard above all:  "Intelligent persons are all of the same  religion." A lull ensued. Someone said:  "Whet religion is that?" "That," answered Mr. Leland, "is what intelligent  persons never telL"  Mr. James Whitcomb  Riley is  thus  quoted "in the "Lamp:"  "I  have been  catching  the  next train  for  so' many  years that I liave had but little time to  devote to the social side of life, and am,  in consequence, a confirmed, novice in all  ,the gentler graces.   OnJy a few evening3  since,   somewhere,   I' pronounced  'don't  you' with the 'ch' sound to it, and���well,  you must imagine, for I can't describe,  the  overwhelming, suffocating sense of  my humiliation when my attention was  drawn to  it    And horror on horror'a  head I the same evening I was detected in  4&e act of pronouncing programme jusf  u the word is spelled!"  > David M. Parry is president of the National Association of Manufacturers of  the United States and his recent speech  against organized labor excited a good  deal of adverse criticism.   He told during the New Orleans convention a little  story that was-not reported.    "In the  church that I attended as a boy," he  said, "there  were  frequent clashes between the minister and the choir.   The  minister 'thought  the   choir   irreverent  and unmusical.   The choir thought him  ja back number.   Bach tried to give the  Otiher a dig on every possible occasion.  One Sunday, I remember, there was a  clash   wherein   the  Qionors  were   about  even.   The minister, after the choir had  sung the opening hymn, said with a aig-  miicant smile that  his ' text  would  be  from Acts xx.:  'And after the uproar  was ceased.'   But the choir, at the sermon's   end,  retorted   very   neatly   with  the anthem, 'It is time to awake from  sleep.'"  Apropos of Theodore Roosevelt's fondness for large families, a stoiy of 'his experience as police commissioner of New  York City is told by a sergeant now on  the force. It seems that the wife of a  policeman who had just been lined a  'week's pay for drunkenness appeared one  day in tho commissions's office, accompanied by tiln-ce neatly dressed and attractive looking children. Her pitiful  story of back rent, which the subtracted  wages was to have paid, and the sitflil  ,of the children moved Mr. Roosevelt's  sympathy, and taking out his pocket-  book he guve to the woman the amount  her husband had been fined. The next  day the husband appeared a I hoadqunr  iters and was asked by a brother officer:  "Say, how many children Imvu you at  .home?"_ "One," was the luply. "Bui  your wife was around here v.-sterday  with three children." "Oh, yi'a."-' *uid d"  culprit. "She borrowed two of Hem foi  the eccasion."  .a Holland It is the custom for women to wash the china and sliver used  at breakfast and tea immediately after the meal and in the presence of  A fox and a hound belonging to a  gentleman In Kennebec, Me., are affectionate companions, and constantly  sport and sleep with each other.  When both were youi^g they were placed together and have ever since continued frolicsome comrades.  Two decades ago the South produced  annually but six million tons of bituminous coal. That product has now  passed the forty million mark, and of  the forty-seven thousand square miles  of coal fields in the South, only about  one thousand are under development.  ,> God weigheth more with. how mucte.<  love a man worketh than how. much*'  he doeth.���Thomas a Kempis. ���  Some people tare always' grumblings  because roses have thorns;' .1 ���am.��  thankful that thorns have roses.���Alehouse Karr.  The heart which can carry the bur-'-  ^ens and sorrows of even the moat  forsaken, which can make room ' for -  ' the griefs and toils and cares of the '  'hapless multitude, is filled without  measure with the life and "love ot"  God.���Charles F. B. Miel.  Religion has not''primarily come ton  man by' deliberate ratiocination, but  by spontaneous experience. . It is the  whole of man responding to the whole-  of God. Human' nature has not.  thought out, it, has .experienced, religion.���John White Chadwick. (.' �� H *  1  Try to realize God's presence; tha  t realizing it ever so little has a wonder-*  fully soothing and calming influence  on the heart. ,Say secretly: "The'Lord ��� - .  Is in his holy temple (his temple of  the Inner man); keep silence, O my  heart, before .him." The mind, wants  steadying many times, a day."���E. M.  Goulburn.     ,  Scepticism in moral matters is, an  active ally of immorality. Who is not  for is against. The universe will  have no neutrals in these questions.  In theory' as in practice, dodge or >  hedge, or talk as we'like about a wise  scepticism, we are really doing volunteer military service for one side or  the other.���William James.      '    0 '  The soul la such an instrument that  no sooner is it set in peace with itself  than it become* an instrument in tone,,  a living instrument, discoursing heavenly music in its thoughts,and chanting melodies ipf bliss even in its'dreams.  ' When a soul is in this harmony - ��� no -  fires of calamity, no pains of outwards ���'  torment can for a moment break'thef  {overefgn spell   of its    Joy.���Horace--  push.   ,  A strange clock was made during the  last century for'a French nobleman.  The dial was horizontal, and the figures, being hollow, were filled with .  different sweets or spices. Thus, running his finger alone the hand, by test- -  ing the owner could tell the hour without a light     . \  The healthiest spot in the world is -  Aumone, a French village containing  forty people.   Twenty-eight of the inhabitants are over eighty years of age,.   ,  and three   have   passed a   century.  There are no graves in the local cemetery, and the oldest inhabitant cannot  remember seeing a funeral.  Th largest and most' cumbersome-  form of money is found in Central  Africa, where the natives use a cross-  shaped igot of copper ore over ten  Inches long. It is heavy enough to be-  a formidable weapon.  GEMS.  Practice what you preach'.���Youag.  Brevity ks the soul of wit���Shaks-  pera.  Obedience is the bond of rule.���Ten-  myson.  Remembrance oft may start a tear.��� ,  Burns.  Death but entombs the body; Kfe the-  eoul.���Young.  All is not false which seems at first  a lie.���Southey.  Be thou familiar, but by no nwans-  vulgar.���Shakspere.  -Choose an author as you choose a  friend.���Roscommon.  Often change doth please a woman'tv  snlnd.���Sir T. Wyatt. ,  $V  rK��*Tocr'Tsj��-5[lrrvwF:)i(r Tnvu/t wjflpyftrK-'s^'^frv^g'ro11''^'^  *"^fue*r*i  j.: 3. us  The Wooing of, Eilisheen  By Florence M. Wilson.  /i _ !  EFORE the sorrow came upon Ireland there was a time of plenty  on,the people, and a very good  time itWas.��� In 'every hill-slope  and deep;; in y the,; valleys the  ���crops were S'thick Wn their "yields.; 0, it;  w��u a toughing'age 'of'peace I' Now, the  land but covers its lonely bosom with  the fruitless brown of the bog-heath and  the sadder brown of the talking rushes.  In Aughray o' the Mountains wheTe  JEUisheen lived they had never heard of  ���tfever or famine. Nor would she have  Said parley with either, but that she left  the mountains and'stepped westwards.  ��� She might have dw clt' under'the purple  .shadows of them all her days but for an  runtoward happening. For it was on a  ifleecy day of mist in the late autumn  that her jnother, was in the bog, cutting  -turf, ami she saw a' strange gray-green  herb growing on the edge, of, a peat-hole.  For better, for -worse 'bhe gatheied it.  There was nothing in that���anyone with  natural curiosity would do the same;  but there was'no need for'her to mb-  uibble at it ae she trudged slowly homewards with the turf-crecl slung on her  ���ehouldera, and'the setting sun slanting1  ���at her from behind Slieve Cladish. *  When the first giddiness came on her  etie put it<down to the weight, of the  dripping turfs, and staggered on.  "It's the old age that is beginning to  iBftiow on me," she said to herself.' "I'll  take mind'to'let the giralia herself do  the carrying from this on." < _  With the'thought came a smile.    ��� ,  "It's not so ancient I am at all; for  Isfanself -says 'I em as young-lookin' as  erer." y      . "��� i .  But whatever it .was, "age or sleep; it  xpave bar littflo time. ' Her sight grew  Slurred, end *he wandered off and on the  track, just -saving herself blindly from  -endden falls. ! ������   '  When1 she''reached the'bend of the  road, at the smithy, she knew, she would  never reach home. She gave" a sharp  ���ery of agony, and'her 'husband's arms  closed round her." He had been coming  along to meet her. She never felt his  touch or -heard ''the'1 wail in 'hia voice as  he saw the death-mark on her face. Per-,  haps hereafter he would tell her how he  suffered. ,   i ,, i  Even 'Eilisheen 'could,not 'keep  him  me thinks of, an' I would fee a daugh-   not be a long wait, either.   The heat of ,   "1 am Weeding lor you, mavrone, at  ter to her." t ' summer was on them. now.   Her tender- my heart's  core,"    he    said,'} tenderly,  "Shore I" he said impatiently, "we ness waked for the lonely mother-heart "though I know I can never step bevondj  talked it over of ten'(before. It won't /in the little cabin, and the man was her i friendship with you���perhaps even be��  be long till she wears away, on' it's the   own father over again    Besides, whose       "        -    -      ��� >  terrible bad tongue she has in anger, hand was it who knocked at the weeny  She could put a spell on me an' spoil the ^window of her room, and called her to  beasts an' the harvest an' we would be   rise and come forth in storm and shine?  Whose but the sea?   .  ��$.  ruined."  "Very wefi," she said calmly.    "You  'may come along:to the Stannin'-Stone  with me���but let us,say good-by here."-  She held up ner;face to him,  'The year mellowed and sickened.  --v.One day in the autumn she wandered  over the bank-heads,, herd ing the goats.  It was a'golden day, amber everywhere,  When they reached the* Stone at'the 'save at>the sky-line, there the storm-  Crossways he rested her bundle on it, eloud lay blue-gray, like a trail of smoke,  .and looked down at/ her i bowed head.' ^shadowy,' yet 'impenetrable. She dallied,  Life eets very' intricate at times, espe-   fascinated as ever by the restless majee-  dally when two such opponents as Lore , ^ ^^^V* fwt ^i-S1* eS^rlj  andyCowardice choose aWs breast for   �� P^J^ ����������! ����� *���*��  their battlefield.  chief off- her hair, and carried it over tho  "To say the hard word," that was Mi-   ���*�������' ��  ����� * .^t thing of little  10 ��}���� u�� �� w __ i value; but-to her it was the first snap  '^dSot like toffee'you faring' soli-'' *���� <*���*�� <>{ PP"ta It woe Milagh's  tary onyour jmumey; but it will come J** &** *> +her- &h* V<*���& for one  tary on your jyiuucj', TO11ni   dizzy   moment   over,   and   saw   it-had  as I say.   On a day such .as th^,3���^ ht fa      w teQ f   t d  see me on a far hill, .then I will be .down   ^/^ought of such     dewenfc      dft her  SA ^Tl^L ��^KLtZe1^ Mooning on the grass, "It woe  only a shadow in your life, yet what you  aire to me is unchanging.    He was my  friend, and I.would that I had closed his,  eyes on his death-bed rather than borne'  this message." '  "Then 'he did send me word? He has  not forgotten?"  Rut his silence was enough.  After a while she asked, without looking at him, "Who is tlie woman?"  "How did you know that?" he replied.  "Ah!" she said, and the ghost of n  eruel smile showed in hor face, "there is  always a reason for men's ways. * It is  only we poor fools who change as the  wind does, without any sen<��> at all But  t man I Oh! they plan out every foot  M the road they Journey, with its kindness andl its faithlessness    Who is she?"  "A stranger, well-to-do. She has''  brought them three be.ists, and the feeding of,them, an' the old moblier is greatly set up'on her for her son. ���Butrher  looks are not to my liking."  came the long travel just to  at her averted face.  lonely iW- *?"��*   VotoWbS   B^e "^~^^Wl^^o^l^\ the^'eK youS *��, waTnoUlK  and my father told me it all often betore   oth��r ��de of the whin-bushes. ....      J      ,..,..���.  he died, even to the names of the people . .,_,���,..  I am to rest with at night.1   I do not      He was a man, too!    Tall, and the  hair of him red and long and curling.  Hie eyes puzzled her, they seemed so familiar, and yet unknown. r It was not'   __  w        I do not  fear for myself���it is the long waiting  calling along the village lane,  '" ^Milagh o"the Farm! Milagh I* Mi  laghl -Your mothers is waitin' for ye  this t hour t past."   ���  . ;  He, jumped 'down  and  ward* l>   '<   "i'-  went  home  /, PART ill.      ,'���    ���-  <.<  ..,      } ,   .     By the Sea.   >,,    , '  So BHfgheen' took the long road to tho  West and thereby journeyed  into   thr  spell.  pcTienced'",a*'stronger "fascination* than  tliat'of the rain-thralled giants behind  her. For, as she walked along a road  that was 'loosening* into a1'curt-track  four days after leaving1 home; she felt a  'from listening for the sound of /vanished- 'The'tearsfwere'dropping-so thickly that  footsteps through the shieling, or watch- ^ road iteelf waa 8W<tying underneath  ing (for'thfe-'eight'of another face round her" ghe coujd not have 8e^n him had  the hearthstone.... When} the  old year   Bhe jooked-J As he stood, hesitating, see  ^nassed he followed them���and her. jj,- the zniy distance gathei ing-round  EUiaheen stayed on in Aughray until   - �� ���    "   *   -  the wbins pricked their spiky green with  oeenied yellow.    Then   she   waited no'  'Songcr.   There^was a pride in her, and'a  -certain aloofness that kept her solitary  .In the midst of many.   Her pride could'  ��a��t soften the heart-bieak that' lay\in  'the emptiness of the house where she  'had beeniborn. ,''    |-i     s .>,-j     , ���  "It's'>not' by'such *a 'cold hearth,vye'  ��� should be sit tin' at all, at all, if the man,  ��� tad the sinse of a man, an' the stren'th*  - ��" wan."  And Eilisheen turned'away, from,'the  ���, trail-meant   comfoj't's of j the jneighbors/  'knowing to her pain tliey spoke truly. ���f^  So now, as she put together the bits  it things she was taking with her, her  "syes weare-umai ting .with-fiery t-earsj-but-  --the would not let them fall. v She looked  <ap at the man who leaned'over .the half-'  .door, watching her. She did not speak.  ' If lie could find naught to say she would  be silent.   As for words;t an'"talk! j-j It"  ��� ail promised so much in the saying; and  .gave so little. He shuffled and fidgeted,  -said could not keep his eyes off her,'try  -aa he might! The loose waves of her  1 kair fell, in wonderful curls,and clusters  jrer her' homespun 'gown itt' blue:' That-'  tun-kissed hair; where the red and gold  took their pleasure, and made her seem,  <in that"'land of black-haiied people, like  the prinoeus-'OUt-.of-oiic of-thoir own  vfairy tales, with a living crown woven;  -on her white brow. f; ^       .  /�����   { \  Then, because the time'1' was shorteninp;,  fee spoke in to her. His face was a \ CV,  pleasant one; but there was an indecision on the mouth and chin that4, his  character wrought out. Yet she loved  him. Her strong nature had wrapped  bis weak one in its power/ and had given  Urn ��/ttiibutes he had no claim to. And  $d1 Oh well! he had for sure put himself inito.mamy a trouble for many along  day, because he would not give her up.  His mother had set herself against the  match just for contrariness, and because  she had a warm seat by her son's cabin,  ��nd did not want another'-woman about  iflhe place. There was "no need for two  to dot the work of one.     >  "But I will come ��� for 'you, Eilisheen,  xsee if I don't; over the big hills and the  long loads ibeyond. Oh! every foot' of  it will I take; but not until the bog-  J)irds are mating again. -Only a year  ���round till I see you! I do not like to be  ��ayin' the hard word- ito, ���the old" one*, i  fihure the aguey chill may'take her, off  in the dark days, an' no harm done! If  I was alone now it's to me you'd be coming, not away to your strange kindred  in the West!6  He paused to look up the Toad, then  lie came in and stood beside her.  "It's herself will be wondering what's  tecome of me. ��� But' it will only/ be a  black dream to us, all the lone days between, when I go lo bring you home.  It's not one T am for. showing sorrow;  but you are leaving; mo Jpmlen days and  nights to wcaiy thiougli till I stroke  your fcair again, ncushla! I don't know  how to live without you, but I misdoubt'  you'll forgot mo an'���"  She rose up ami looked at him.  "Do you never be lluukiu', dear, that  what is haid for you is bo much the  harder for mo?" |  She came closer to him and put hor'  hand on his arm. '  'She'turned her face away. , .-...,% -   A.      - ,     v    >  "It is the shadow of farewell that Is nntd long months afterwards she knew  on me.   I scorn to be lookin' at you an' ,thcfr secret. ,, They had the changing  the mountains for tho,last time.   As if beauty of the sea in them.   He had some  I had left one life here and was going nets slung over-his shoulder, and' his  into "another."        ' ' jacket was made of fur.   His'" face was  "That    is"   foolishness,  mavourneen;, tanned brown by sun and rain, and tho  they .will be turnin' your head, until I mouth was hidden by a long, fair mus-  oome, with praises of you.   But you will ta*he.   He did not seem to her to be a  not forget me?" rea^ ���an' *t all, he was so unlike any  " She slippod away and ran >down,the she had seen, and^she called to,mind  Valley road with'no word of parting. Ho/ stories of  drowned sea-kings who ap-  climbed upon the stone, and stood shad- peared to the daughters of men round  dne his eyes gazing after her.' The lone- the solitary coast.i, But as she stooped  lmeas of that girlish figuie in its blue to lift her treasure from the grass these  if   A feeling deeper than ever he thoughts had no hold upon her.   She had  felt before surged .up in him, like a' -no heed of wraiths or aught else ae she  wave; threatening,   tof   overthrow  the ftwsed him. > - ,  flimsy barriers indolence and weakness  had builded. He staked, it all on one  chance.' ' Would she pause 'and look  ���back? ', . '   ,      ,  "Ah! !if you"do;Jbit ��' maythorn, it  will not take me long to be even with  your smalPfeet, an' it's1 "together"we  push,forward or come back." /  But  she ' never   sto'pped   nor  stayed,  ."Why "did'you'do "this? Think,"'had  you fallen there below." She shuddered.  ,< But he threw 'back his head and stared  straight into her eyes."'  - "Because you are the one woman'in  the^ world for me. That is my answer  to^-you."     i   _ .    ,        '      -  He turned and swung down the sheep-  track to 'the farther'shore.  -, '     - .<-  '     ��� ��� ���        ��      -,�� ���  When  the wihdns grew 'scented with  yellow,   and  the  birds' preened   themselves, and trilled each 'other love-songs,  ��� ���   . _ she''haunted the hill of the gray cairn,  her like a shadowy shroud, a boy,cainc   because from  there the" long road lay  plainly stretched as a silver ribbon. And  she saw many travelers speeding or loitering out of the gray distance. But none  of them mattered to her. Yet it was  early days,'and "she cast'no doubt on the  dream of ' the future. *]" Only". her face  grew white and the youth went out of  -her mouth and eyes.1-The woman in the  cottage made it into a 'laughing-stock.  "For shure! no man'would foot it'all  that long, lone >way for a bit of'a gir-  leen sit the end, an' a red-haired wan,  tool Ah nol "-Men were men,J an' it  was ever the nearest that > was the dearest with them."  land'of-the sunset.-. A' land like an emer  aild'heart throbbing and beating in beau  ty, with the snow-foam of the misty Atlantic forever fretting round the haunt- ,'  ed shores.  " But 'the"fever and the^famine stalked  through the glamor of it;iSthey, nevei  passed'a shieling,��normatter��how hum  ble,-without one or other .stepping in to  sit for a while by-the fire. '  J' Now^Eilisheen ypais ,a^mountain  and--this  solitary'lS counti'y,   with ,  leagues of flat morasses trailing,off into -th<J old rath. She stood very quietly; but  the gray sky, ahead, with no lull or cop t every nerve,was tense with exaltation,  pice to break the monotony made her Why'had'she doubted* It was a man  afraid. The purple-sided",Aughray moun-o from Ule mouI1tain3l No one else could  tarns, threaded by the blown silver of'~know that song; the sweet Irish words  the leaping streams, had hei stall m then dropped like honey one by one in the  But .to her wonde.ment she ex. ^*c.n .hh.��,'.  Under these stings Eilisheen grew, list-  .Iess. One'day as' she turnedf her eyes  wearily from the eight of'the passing,of  the springtime,' trying not to know that  the promise of fruition that had lain  like a soft green web on the land was*  tJsunny stillness.  rl think I would Journey a long way Hue  world over \  Without .finding the like of you.  .There could not be two of you and but  >        one of me, '   '  stinging wind on her��facc; but a wind i Far 'ffi you fre there J must stay end  that���(was as wine'to her, and, for  the * ��       ��.��������'/- ^. *���* ,,���..,�� - -i ������j  time, put her sorrows away from her  She began to sing, and hei- hied feet  kept J dancing amongst the \tiny heart  'ease 'that 'dappled, the sandbanks. All  the while she heard a sound that is like  none other tho whole world over���the  sound'"of the unfettered sea- breaking  upon a lonely shore.    But she knew it"  I do not fearr Death  that he will lead  I        you away, , ,  For your soul Is mine and I would go  1        also,  Down into the Darkness,  or up by the  Stars,     '  God would smile when He saw two and  ;        not one! ,  Swaying a little she went to meet the  not until, rounding a high slope, strewn . singer. As her shadow fell upon the  with forgotten wreckage, and dried sea- grass he 'started up, and held out his  weeds*,,oho stoodjface to face with the   i"1*3- -       <- -  ocean.   For am 'instant, shp' was'motion- <      *Donnan the singer!" she said,  less; then the Viking blood leaped in her '     "Ayi ^y�� bufc 'tis the first eong has  veins, the sea-love came upon her, and   Passe<i his lips since you left us."  she ran down the sliallowy beach crying       **18 *ace whitened and darkened under  and laughing .with pure joy. _She stood   ^le "tress of the moment.   If had never  at the edge of this new wonder, wherein   ^een a 8*cret between them, or anyone  every wave woe a breath of living  beauty. And th�� strength of it! "Ah!  and the great green .breadth of it, flaked  'and ringed'.wifilr the'ceaseless hurry of  its coming and going"! ' She bruised her  mouth upon tihe masses of wet shells  and wrack, and slipped her arms up to  else in Aughray, that he loved her. But  Milagh was his friend. There she stood,  this love of a life, and ah! how changed  she wast  They spoke of trivial things, the common gossip of parted friends, and all  the tame,  underneath   the    unmeaning  the elbows in the crystal water of the   S}0��� <*f ^^ he ���"���w the unspoken quee  glancing pools, crooning all the time like   tion *h her ^y68-    His own gaze wan  a mother o^er a tiny child.   And this Joy  ���thio Glory���was hersl  In a waking dream she reached,her  'journey's ��nd./  It- was a black, /enough  dered past her.   At last, w)fi as a snow  flake, come the name, "Milagh?    What  of him?"  Oh!   as  for Milagh,"  he    answered  irolcoine. * The fever hnd been there be- lightly, "he is as 'big ae ever, an' getting  fore her, and it- did not pusji sthe door- o^ to doin' well, an' better, so they say."  way alone.   They wore Veiy bitter about   ._"?<> they eay!" she repeated wonder-  it, poor souls! "Just a slip of a girlcen.  an' she doin' no harm, an' they with but  the wan."  The man's heart was maybe the sorer;  but he did not let Eilisheen go by for all  tlio ache. He could not bridle his wife's  tongue. Between the gusla of her wild  sobbing she looked darkly ,on the stranger, until the gill felt that she was tak  ingly. "Do you not come from him���to  ���mcrrr-1 Is ho here with you now���only  hiding to make me feared'/ Oh! what  is it? what is it?"  Ho cursed himself for a fool. He had  mieant to leave no wound in that throb-,  bing heart, to tell his story cunningly;  but now there was no turning buck. She  knew, or guessed, hia coming meant evil  soon eetj&vcr it'.   It it. onty her comfort  '?gi }}�� ?mptyJ,kc? ��,,e Don{,1 ��.nly could   IbT h"er-   A woman in love Is a womaft  rightly  fill.    She  had  no   choice.    Her   with a sixth eense.   Thcie was little or  no need of words between them.  "I think I know what you keep from  ���,-���!��  ������,���    -     telling me," she said slowly.   The speech  myself away I was hurting her; her thioat was hko a  She would stay the days out; it would   flage!* _ J  be trod by your littde foot.   He has the,  soul of a bat  in  Ins  big  man's  body.  Therefore others���there is on�� near by  who cannot bear  to see your    cheeks  wearing thinner���"  She turned ��> d held out her hands to  him. ,    *  "Not Not don't spoil the last bond  that I hold with affection, and to you.  The old love is but this moment plucked  up. The hurt it leaves is very deep, and  ah!  itJaches!  it aches!" ' '  \ She pressed her hands to her heart.  '"I must stay (nerv- in all the years to  come; here by the w" I' will not look  pn your mountadne .train. nor will I trust  She word of ja mow���unny man ever. I  miffht have known* ft��t.t Happiness and  I have said good-by, as you and I do���  now."   _ _       i  In silence he took her 6now-cold hands,  and watched the slow tears dropping  down her face. j In silence, too, he took  the long road home, and so passed out of  fcer life for always. /  ���        ��� ���        ���        ���        ��   ���,  Then 'her days sank into grayness.  There was nothing to remember, because  Memory meant pain. There was less to  hope for.' Milagh had seen to that. The  present was Jbers alone, with empty  dreams to fill it full of mockery. Blank  days, and blanker nights, yet full of the  summer's rarest 'witcheries���bhe sun-  kissed flowers, the strong breath of sea-  scented grass, the slow dawns, and purple-misted sunsets. And through all, the  sea itself, pulsing and leaping, foaming  and surging under the smile of a sky  never rain-clouded.  - These things passed before her like  shadows; their joys of springing sap and  blooming bud did not enter into^ the  darkened house of hei- soul; but"1 uneon-  sdously^to her the beauty was healing  'her. In time even the thrawed faith  might be woven to perfection again.  It was the crisis in Eilisheen's life, and  she standing eoilitary with none to guide  or bless. -   '  Through *11 the dull days, before and  after Donnan's comingj she was aware of  a presence���a Someone who watched her,  never intruding, but lynx-eyed, from cliff  end inland1 hill, by .shore and'meadow.  She met the gaze of steady eyes sometimes through the matted tangles of  blackberry briars; sometimes they  stared up at her \out of a covering of  -whispering brackens; or oftener, as she  sat on a rock, with her fingers busy in  wonderful embroideries, a footstep would  crunch the sandy gravel behind her, and,  .without looking, she knew it for the  same. If she did turn her head suddenly,  she would catch a glimpse of a tall figure, witti its burden of nets slung loosely round the broad shoulders. Those  same strong arms would fesrlessly breast  the sweep of tlie long rollers, cleaving  the green waters with even stroke, and  tossing the white feathers of the spray  backwards, till it gleamed as a crown of  ,snow on1 the swimmer's bronze hair. At  such times bhe girl muttered a,prayer  for his safety, for the human life ou[,  there, at the mercy of wind and tide,  seemed_so_pitifully "frail. _..:_. '���,<&visile need "not have feared for him. On  all the s��a border there was none bravei'  or more skilled in the cunning wisdom of  *&?_ ??*��� There was the glamor and  gloom" of mystery about him, and he Tel  it remain so. His home was perched on  a tiny island, of rock .and tmf, ot. the  mouth of the bay, and there lie had buiR  him a house. It was accounted at castle  by the folk on the mainland,1-and they  told in hushed tones of the curious  woods and rare hangings he had garnished his nest with, things cast at his  very threshold by the wanton hands oi  the sea. For by that island many ships  came to anchor, and their harborage wa��  fathoms down, down on tho cruel, jagged  teebh of hidden, reefs. On the landward,  sunny side of his kingdom, i'reel the  Frisian nride a sleeping place for those'  whom he found when the storm calmed  and there they sleep to this day.  He spoke, to few, and no one had  crossed Ids doorway. He was held as an/  alien, a stranger, one whotc ways were}  outlandish, and only the fact of his iroiu  fist, and manner of using it, kept the  fisher-people from laughing at him when)  he strode amongst them. But, after'  months of silent interest, Eilisheen grew'  to think him the incarnation of the sc*  itself; strong and mysteiious.  iStiil hoping against hope she climbed  the hill and scanned the roud to the  north. Perhaps bhe old love was dying,  and she was striving to keep it alive for  the sake of memory. Milagh's uiehc wa.-i  enxpty; she would not have allowed him'  had he come, to step into her heart and  life again. She was nma/cd at her own  inconstancy, and so stiovo to quicken the  whitening cmbeis of affection into tli(  crimson flame of love, by spending lone  hours of watching on the giay cairn. It  was about that time she remembered  'how to smile, and bhe used to sing to  ,nerseii, aaui then' stop, as If the past hail   7<''  ���> just put its- icy hand on her and frozen  '^  the music dumb.   But she could not help    ''  her face changing into1 happy beauty.1        r1  One day in mid-winter, when the after-    <  moon was glooming to dtiak, and the sea <     ',  woe moaning sullenly,  she   ran   lightly    ,i  up  the  worn  sheep-track,   holding  her"    ',���  scarlet hood round her closely, for the^'  air was nipping.    "Foi  the last (time," r '>  v  she said, as she stood breathless on the    '   '  summit, and the thought brought little ,  or no sorrow with it. ' ���        '  t  Before she could tsc&n the frozen road1 ",,  beneath her a voice spoke, softly out of ' .  the twilight.      '   , / '   ,J    ��'/  >   "Why do you watch for ��ne who oomes     h '  not?" "���...*  She knew who stood 'there, and soma ��� > ���> -  foreboding seized'hei, she who was so >  serene and calm, ia nci bearing, aptl &he ^  leant against the fronted stones for sup- t  port. She could not speak, and the deep , *7  voice went on. '   t '  "I've   followed   you   every   time   you-   '".'  came here, although you bow me not.   It   ' �� ���  was pain to me to watch you grieving <���   /  for a sorrow that is no soirow." f <<f    ,/  The pride of a rejected love stung her( ',,_'  into anger. ' '        ^  ���'What do you���you���know of my'sor-   , K  row?" ,   , ��       *      ,��-',��',  She stood up very stroightly.  "You are a sea-man, and a stranger;     ,'"*,  What can you know ol tho lives of land-   ''  folks?   Nothing!    You only guess.   Our,-^  ways and yours they never meet." -  "I've heard all," he said. "I know you  wait still, and watch always, to see the  false mountain lover come laggard from  away yonder���but he will never come. He.  loves his beasts, and his warm hearthstone, and the sight of two women working for him; he loves these and not youji  blind fool that he is!   O Blind'Fool!"     ',  kHet head sank like a flower beaten by;  -:  e rain.      <   '    <���     ,        , f-J1  -1 '    -  "You speak truly," she eaW, ."he ,will|  never ocaue, and I do not eare, now, save, *  that no woman likes to be chosen and|   j  then���set aside. My pride id sore, not myi  '  heart.    Nothing can stir it again for'  ^iin or pleasure." ',u  '"I have much to eay to you, and litt����|  time to waete in speech," he said. <   >     ,-  "You can have nothing to say to me,*[  ���he replied wonderingly. >  "Alhl yon win see.   JDo not turn awar -  ���and still what mattem it? We bam all I'  time to look at one another in.   Loofcj '  ���There thou likest and I will talk to thee.*, -���  And first I would have -you know that 1/' <  love you!   I love you!"       l '|  "Love I" her voice was cutting.  i  'A  "Yes, but my heart matches my body; < -  aniden, and you are the only thought n��1 -.  both. I think I must 'have been waiting;! "  Hor you always to leave your grim1.-;-,  mountains and come to the sea���and U��\Y(  pet   The sea and me!   And you for vm. J (  both.   You, and no other, forever.   And   >  twill tell you another thing.   Who but  yourself is like unto me in this land off  ���tremgers?   I am no alien to you, or you  to mei    Seel we are alike in face,1 is '���'-  form,'and in���our loves!" ,;  He laughed low as he saw her quick    '  Msture of dissent.     The    belated sua  burned through the mist, and one fierce  '  spear from his burning-came to the help!'  of the man and his wooing.   It zested)  on his uncovered head, and on hers, from!  which the 'hood had slipped, and bathed! -7  them both in the same glow.   She raised! -<  her eyes and looked at aim.   It was aa).'  .  he said.   The red-bronze curls, and utv  derneath the changing eyes, blue to gray-',,  green I    The level brows, and the lips   ,  cut into flexible curves I   And the dented!  , ohin I   It was her own face looking back1 < ''  at her, and yet���and yet���it was as ut-1  terry unlike as it was like.   For tlie faov  is-a mask; granted a mask of beauty at' ���  best; but we look at the soul for the  understanding of the masker. .  The light dazzled her, so that she  missed that supreme moment in the life '  of a man and woman, when each soul1  thrusts aside the body and asks the  truth for itself, without a mediator; bub  he saw her dreaming soul awake, and1  peer for one instant through her eyes,  wistfully, pleadingly, and he read the unspoken question.  He smiled and his voice hushed to a  murmur. '  "You may doubt all else, life! deatht  the stars! the sea! but you must never ,  doubt this, never in this world or anoth-  e.r, that I love you, and that you are  mine. Eyeij i| I leaye you now, and you  do not "see me "again, orliear me speak,  again, you will be mine all the jairo, nnd'  t tun not afraid of another 'man taking-    ,  my piaM.'^2^^;rnrs^n^j&r " �����.  .."You are very sure," shesaid, and her  eyelTstared down on the lusted heather,  at her feet.  .��� ��..,,_   ^   *-*.  ^^Youjio iio^ look at me, Eilyeena'. Are  you "angry with me for telling you? I  had to; I go away to-morrow seol-'hunt-  ing, to the Outer Islands, and it is no  work for your small hands, else I would <���'  take you, for the waiting will bo hard on  you."  "What waiting?" she said scornfully.  "Until I come back," he said tenderly.  "But you cannot escape me. I will not -  turn to another girl, and let your eyes,  grow dim looking vaiidy for me. No! I  will come back, alive or dead, to claim  you, and I will find you watching! But  it will not bo the inland road you'll be  sitting by, but beside the sea."  She  turned round  to speak, but he  caught  her hands in his  and crushed"  them to his breast.  "Ah! do not speak. Keep silent as I  (have ever seen thee Wc will have a  time, and times for love-talks. Think oi  the long days we two will spend together. We four! You and I, Love and the  Seat Lot your hands stay. Do not���  but you cannot���tnke them away. When  I come back you will not want to take  thorn 'from my holding���or your hair���  or your heart!"  She shivered; the night was creeping  on them, and it was very cold. Ho  leaned forward to draw hei cloak round  her, and the fringe of her hair swept his  throat.  "I have forgoLtcn thee, littlo one," he  said softly. "Thy hair is wetted with  bhe mist, and the frost. But it is ail I  carry with me until springtime, this remembrance of thec, and it is a weary,  time for both of us."  He stared down at her white face, and  (Continued on page G )  i  if���  1  1 -a Fa  YM  m  mil  m  Yrl  M  ,<r ,'       ' -  . T  O  ATLIN     B. C,    SATURDAY,    SEPTEMBER'   1,9,     rgoST  PICKED UP MERE AND THERE'.  Church of Bngluiid:  St. Martin's Church, cor. Third and Trainer streets. Sundiiy aervitrs, Matins nt 11 a.  m , Isveiisong- 7:30 p. in. Celobmtion of Holj  Commuiiioii, lht Sundiiy in,oach montii and  on Special occasion*;, bumltiy School, Sim-  din nt 3 i>. in. Coinniitteo Moetincs, 1st  Tliui i>ilu> in each month  Kcv. V. 1. Stephenson, Kcctor.  St. Andiew's Pieshj toi i.m Church hold  sei'Mccs in tlio Church on Second Street.  Morning scimpo at 11 uveninpr serwco 7:80  Sunday School at tlie close of tlio morning  service. Kt��v. K.Tin lcinirtou, Minister. l?roe  Keiidin^ Room, lo wlncli allaio welcome.  Bicycles for rent���bicycle repairing���Pillmau & Co.'  Mi. Mike McNeil arrived on  Wednesday's'boat after a flying trip  - to Vancouvei. Mr. McNiel, who  was powdei man for the A. M. Co.  isdeshousofconecting an erronous  report which, slated that he had  been brought back to Atlin, which  report has no'foundation'.  McDonald's   Grocery,  makes a  specialty of fresh eggs   and butter.  Dr.   I. L.   Benson, Dentist,   will  visit Atlin in a lew days.   vDr. Benson   will  take offices  iu Atlin and  Discoveiy; -.anyone   requiring   the  services, of a  thoroughly qualified  -Dentist  will do  well'to watch  for  the doctor's  furthci announcement  in these columns.  ' The Balmoral  Hotel,   of which  ^ Messrs.   Anderson  and  Sabiu are  proprietois,   is  all  newly   finished  aiid is probably the  most comfortable and  best  equipped v hotel  in  Discover3'.    It has in  connection a  fine Hall with   imported   fir   floor  , and platform, suitable for meetings,  dances'and entertainments.  Messrs.   A. L.   Solenberger and  A.  Buchanan   left   for  home last  ' Wednesday.  Large-stock of Domestic and Imported cigars at C. R. Bourne'sJ  Col. P. Russ, of Harrisburg,  will be back here today, we are  glad to have the Col. back.  W. G. Paxton, Notary Public,  intends being in Discovery eveiy  evening. ��� Office at Palmer's, opposite Nugget Hall.  A full line of silverware, also  1847 Rogers table ware at Jules  Eggerls.  Mr. Runnels, of Skagway, visited  Atlin this week.  Kodaks and Fresh kodak supplies at C. R. Bourne's.  Don't forget the dance at Dixon's  Hall, Wednesday next. An enjoyable time is assured to all.  Prices of Dry Goods cut in two.  In order to make room for fall  stock, we will sell, for the next  ten days, goods at the following  prices.  Regular price 15 cents now 7}4 cts.  ,,        25 cents now \2}4 cts.  ,t        35 cents now   17  cts.  ,,        50 cents now   25 cts.  Sale commences today at  E. L. Pilltnan& Co.'s  The endorsation of "yMr. John  Kirkland, by the Liberal Convention  has caused a well' defined split iu  the Liberrl Party here.  We expect to see the dredge put  in active operation within a few  days, ever3'thing is practically  ready to start up. t  It is not likely that any other  nominations will be made in Atlin  for the coming Provincial JSlection;  stiH tne unexpected often happens.  "Rocksand" the favorite won the  St. Ledger, Rocksand also won  this year's Derby, and the 2000  guineas. ���  The Rise and Fall.  The lowest and highest temperatures recorded for the week ending  12th inst, are as follows :  STABLES   &   LUMSDEN  /\ IRON  STORE,    FIRST   STREET,  ARE STILI.   TO THE  FRONT IN  Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots & Shoes, Etc!  Tho   Line  of  FALL; and   WINTER    GOODS  we   have   placed   In  this   week  are   certainly    EYE-OPENERS  Stock  Sept, 12'  33  53  *3  33 '<  ,  49  .  x4  33  -56  15  ���' " 50  54  16  ���>, ' 47  52  17  ���" ',34  r.   55  18 ,  32  1  /����� ,  57  Just see our shirts" and underwear,  And socks at any price a pair.  Our mits and gloves cannot be beat.  Our boots and shoesso trim and neat  Cigars and cigarettes to smoke,  '   But see our pipes, oh ! my!  If once you get your eyes on them  You cannot help but buy  AT    THE   IRON   STORE  GRAND BALL  ���     . ! . <  AT   THE  BALMORAL; HOTEL  DISCOVERY "  Friday Sept.   :25th.  best' music engaged,'  THE .BRITISH ^COLUMBIA, POWER  AND   ' . ,,   <.  MANUFACTURING... Co., Limited.    ,  ENGINEERS, MACHINISTS, HLACKSMITHS, A IKON FOUNDERS. -,;  W.J. SMITH.  . AUCTIONEER.  * * *'- -.��  ATLIN & DISCOVERY. '''  -Jt.  ��� Sale at Discovery every Wednesday and Saturday ''evenings'' beginning Saturday 29 Aug. Over  $5000 worth of clothing, groceries  etc. to dispose of.  Parties   having   goods   to   sell  should send in same for quick dis  posal.   ,,      ,.,',,  Ofckatino Steah Laundry Electmc Light A Povrzn Puhhihhbd to Mills, Mimki,  ,    Etc��� Full, Limb of Enqinkbiis Supplies A Fittings Cammed in Stock.  'ELECTRIC    LIGHT    RATES:'��� Installation, ^3:50 per light.V  16 Candle Power incandescent $3:SO per month per light*  a      ���        ��� m $2sso ���  , Special Rates for Arc Lights & Large Incandescent Lights.  Also for Hotels & Public Buildings.'  ' '  _ .      __        __  .TXrE 'give special attention to 'Mail and Telegraphic Orders.  Standard Oil jCo.  '''  , a Rose of Ellensbury;;Bottcr.  The Cudahy Packing ''Coi, ,' -7  ,\ . Chase &-Sanborn's Coffee.   -    <  HOTEL VANCOUVER.  THIS HOTEL IS STOCKEDWITH  THE   BEST   OF  GOODS  Sam* Johnstone,  Prop*  Northern Lumber Go*  Prices for the Season 1903. ;  Rough, up to 8 inches, $35.  do       do     10      ,,        40.  do       do     12      ,,       45.  Matched Lumber, $45.  Surfacing, $5.06 per 1000 feet.  Groceries, Friiit ^Vegetables-  Wholesale & Retail.    - '.1-  The Ross-tligj>in$  Skagwayt Alaska.  -Crockery,'  Co.  THE  CASH   MEAT  MARKET  JOE    M*OOkS  First Street,- ., Atlin.  I KEEP NONE BUT PRIME STOCK���LOWEST MARKET PRICES.  1*  Wholesale   and Retail  Rci^sell Hotel.  DIXON  ���ALASKA   ROUTE   SAILINGS���  Mr. and Mrs. A. H. MacKay,  of Skagway, spent a few days here  this week.  Dr. Keller, Dentist, of Skagway  arrived hete on Wednesday's boat.  He has taken rooms over J. H.  Richardson's store. Di. Keller is  an expert dentist, and those desiring hisaid should call early tomake  anangements for sittings.  The following Sailings are announced for the months of  September and October, leaving  Skagway at 6 p.m., or on arrival  of the train :  Princess May  Sept. 18  29  Oct.   9  ��   19  ,1    29  For further information, apply or  write to    H. B. Dunn, Agent,  Skagway, Alaska.  {  BROTHERS,  ������ ������*   Proprietors  Pool   &   Billiards,   Free.  Freighting and Teaming.       of*       Horses and Sleighs for Hire*  Wholesale   and    Retail    Bucher  FIRST   STREET,    ATLIN,   B.   C  Amur  Sept. 14  ��     24  Oct.   5  ��� >    15  ,,   26  >AWS��N    HOTEL  TAKU    O  B.   C.  CHOICEST WINES LIQUORS & CIGARS.  FIRST CLASS RESTAURANT.  HEADQUARTERS   FOR   FISHING  &  SHOOTING.  F.   G>   Anhton,   Proprietor.  v I  Ktjrvrm\oiTjMrrJw^nrrfn'9% fto*/?*** nt/vw.fntWMit'vfuw  "���"���Twrw/fwj li  ��� -J*.

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