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 ?UL>  i  ISL  AND SIMILKAMEEN ADVERTISER.  Vol. I.       No. 6.  HEDLEY, B. C., THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 1905.  $2.00, in Advance.  Church Services.  In this Methodist Church, on Sunday Evening  Of each wcok, at 7:30 p. m.  Strangers Cordially Invited.  Subject for Feb. 26th:   " Popularity."  REV. C. K. DOCKSTEADER.  BRANCHING   OUT  H. A. Whillans, M. D.  Physician and Surgeon  Hedley, B. C.  GEO. E.  WINKLER,  Penticton, B. C.  Real Estate and Mining Broker.  Correspondence Solicited from Those Having  -'"���������"   Property to Sell.  The Hedley Board of Trade  put in another Busy Night  at their last meeting.  -ASK AND YE SHALL RECEIVE  Better Mail Service, Telephone Exten-  ~ sion, - Local Improvement and Sundry  Other Themes, Engaged the Attention  (JflARLES AL SflflW,  -Civit, Engineer,  ,..  " "' Dominion . and ��������� Provincial  " .    <   Land Surveyor.       ,    , ���������   '  Orders may be left at Gazette office.  tlEDLEY,      : .   :      :      :      B. C.  DEWDNEY & SPRINGETT  Metropolitan Block, VICTORIA  Real  Estate,  mining &  Financial Brokers  Special Attention given to Similkameen Valley  and Keremeos Properties.  Owners of ALLISON Townsite Properties.  R H. ROGERS,  ,  M.A., B.C.L.  SOLICITOR, CONVEYANCER,  NOTARY PUBLIC, ETC.  Vernon, B. C  A. MEGRAW  Notary r*utollo  Conveyance!*, Real Estate, Mines, Insurance, Crown Grants applied  for under Laud Act and  Mineral    Act.  Agent, for:  The Mutual Life Assurance Co. ot Canada,  London & Lancashire Fire Insurance Co.,  The Ocean Accident & Guarantee Co.  Hedley,  B.C.  JflSCLflRK  Watchmaker  -'���������":"'";        HEDL.EY, B.C.:"  Clocks and Watches for Sale.  ftfl.  Boot and Shoe Maker  HEDLEY,B.C.  REPAIRING  NEATLY  DONE.  Stage and Mall  Orders Promptly  Attended To.  Nickel Plate  Barbershop  FIRST CLASS IN EVERY  RESPECT. :: HOT AND  COLD BATHS. :: POR-  CELAIN TUBS.   fllex. F. McDonald  >    flEDLEY, B. G.  J  ������������������  ������������������  Bread For Sale  ���������AT���������  Schubert's  Store.  JAS. M������ CODYi Hedley, B.C.      I  The adjourned meeting of the Board  of Trade was held on Friday evening  last. President W. A. McLean occupied  the chair, and there was a good turnout of. members.  After reading and disposal of minutes, the president reported for the  executive committee in the matter of  streets and other local improvements.  He had been talking matters over with  Mr. M. K. Rodgers,  who had met Mr.  Shatford and Premier McBride.   He  (Mr. Rodgers) had discussed with them  the matter of taking measures to protect the banks of the creek, and of  opening up Scott avenue to the south  and found that they were in favor of  having it .done.   Mr. McLean further  said that the committee had made an  examination of the creek up to the old  brewery site, and found that here was  where the greatest danger lay of damage to property if something were not  done; and that a large sum would be  required.    He   suggested getting an  engineer to make an examination and  decide what should be done. Mr. Brass  also favored the idea of bringing in an  engineer, i whose examination would  be conclusive evidence to the Government both of the work necessary and  the urgency of thec'case.  Mr. Boeing thought that in the matter of street improvement in asking  for aid, it wouhfbe well to specify the  streets upon which work was most  required. ���������������  Mr. McLean thought that if the  townsite made an appropriation the  Government would supplement it.  ��������� Moved by'Chas. E. Oliver, seconded  by A. McDermott that this Board ask  'the.Provincial Government for an appropriation of $7,000, $2,000 to apply  on streets in Hedley, $1500 to bridges  and $3,500 for necessary work to keep]  Twenty-mile creek in its bed and prevent injury being done to public property; find that the Government be asked to send their engineer to make an  examination and decide, what steps  should be taken. Carried.  The secretary reported for the printing committee and explained what  steps had been taken.  Dr. Whillans thought that it would  be opportune for the Board to place  itself on record'in the matter of obtaining a hospital. -Ymir had received  $1,000; and it would be. well for Hedley  to make application for assistance.  The chairman suggested that the  ���������Government be asked to give lots, but  Mr. Fraser did not think that any of  the government lots would be suitable,  that during the summer season a site  down on the Similkameen river would  be better; and he favored deferring  the matter until after the adjourned  meeting of the employees of the Daly  Reduction Co.     ' v  Dr. Whillans moved, seconded by  A. D. Worgan, that the Government  be.asked to donate a suitable site for  hospital use, and to grant a certain  sum for equipment of a public hospital  and also a certain sum for maintenance.  Moved by A. Megraw, seconded by  F. H. French, that the Hedley Board  | of Trade correspond with the managers of the Bank of British North America, Canadian Bank of Commerce,  Bank of Montreal and the Royal Bank,  at Vancouver,  to ascertain their intentions with reference to the opening  of a branch at Hedley. Carried.  Moved by E. D. Boeing, seconded by  Finlay Fraser, and resolved that the  Board of Trade apply to the Post Office  Department for a tri-weekly mail service from Penticton to Hedley and  also from Hedley to the Boundary  District, and in support of same beg  leave to submit the following reasons:  The extra mail per week to Penticton is necessary  (1) Became of the large volume of  business to be accommodated owing to  the extensive development of the  Nickel Plate and other mining properties, and the important business interests of Hedley.  (2) The sub-division of the Ellis estate at Penticton is creating a demand  for closer communication.  (3) The Department formerly maintained a tri-weekly service from Penticton to McKinney, when the distance  was as great, the road more difficult  and the volume of business much less  than that between Penticton and  Hedley, and are now maintaining a  tri-weekly service to Fairview.  (4) With only two mails a' week all  the Hedley mail matter arriving in  Penticton after Monday night must  lie there until Saturday morning,  which is a serious inconvenience  and loss.  For the establishment of a tri-weekly  mail service to the Boundary District,  the following reasons are ��������� to be submitted: *'  (1) There is no means of communication at present between the Boundary  and the Similkameen except by C. &  W7, Arrow lakes/ C.P.R. main line,  the S. &. O. and Okanagan lake, with  about fifty miles of staging at either  end in order to reach Anarchist mountain and' points on the Kettle river;  thus entailing loss of time and serious  cost. .  (2) By having the mail route, at  present in operation between Midway  and Sidley, extended on to Hedley via  Fairview and the service made triweekly, not only would the extreme  points be,benefited but also the many  important farming settlements along  the   route.  (3) Proprietors of stage lines are already attracted, by thie prospect of a  good business along this route, owing  to the probability of an early commencement of railway construction;  and are anxious to cover the route and  tender on any mail contract.  And that a copy of this resolution  be forwarded to Mr. Duncan Ross with  the request that he use his influence  to obtain it.  Moved by Harvey Tingley, seconded  by Win. Ar'nott, and resolved that the  Hedley Board of Trade apply to the  Minister of Public Works to have the  government telephone extended to tap  the Boundary district, either by extending it eastward from Fairview  over Anarchist mountain or by limning it southward to make^connection  at some point that is now connected  by telephone with the'Boundary, and  beg to submit the following reasons:  (1).Both the Boundary and Similkameen are mining districts, and have  a common interest that requires direct  communication by wire.  (2) With . the great probability of  active railway construction in progress between Midway and the Similkameen next Summer, and the greater  need of speedy communication for the  efficient maintenan^ of order,' as well  as for business purposes, it is most  desirable that connection by wire  be made.  And that a copy of this resolution  be forwarded to Duncan Ross, M. P.  for Yale-Cariboo, with the request that  he use every effort to obtain it.  Mr. Fraser suggested that some action  be taken by the Board to strengthen  the hands of the representative in his  efforts to obtain a railway.  Mr. Rolls moved, seconded by Mr.  Fraser, that the Board instruct the  secretary to write to Mr. Shatford,  M.P.P., and ascertain from him what  course he would prefer to have the  Board pursue to aid him in his work  of obtaining the railway legislation  which will be of the most benefit to  the Similkameen riding and to Hedley  and also in the matter of necessary  local improvements. The motion carried unanimously.  Mr. Fraser drew- attention to the  action being taken by other Boards of  Trade throughout the province for  preventing the destruction caused by  forest fires.  Moved by Mr. French, seconded by  Wm. Arnotfc, that this Board of Trade  join with other Boards through the  province in requesting the government  to appoint fire wardens for each district, and take any other necessary  steps to prevent danger from fires.  Carried.  FOR A HOSPITAL  Employees of the Daly Reduc  tion Company Discuss  the   Matter.  A   COMMITTEE  APPOINTED  AS    SEEN    BY    OUTSIDERS,  The Carberry Express Tells what Man-  itobans Think of the Similkameen.  To Canvass the:'Town and District to  Ascertain Probable Support, and Call  Public Meeting Later On.  As intimated in last week's Gazette,  the employees of the Daly Reduction  Co. met again on Saturday night, and  this time obtained a better representation.  .  In the absence of Mr. H. S. Joyner,  who presided at a former meeting, Mr.  G. B.'Lyoh was elected chairman, Mr.  Tingley acting as secretary.  There was present also a committee  from the Nickel Plate mine, consisting  of Messrs. E. Mills, H. F. Jones and  J. McKinnon, who had been appointed  at a meeting held recently at the mine.  Mr. Mills, as spokesman for the mine  committee, explained the views held  by the men at the mine.  Mr. Day favored the appointment of  a committee to act with the Board of  Trade in obtaining a .grant from the  Provincial Government.  Mr. Jones advised starting a sick  and benefit fund.  Messrs. Fraser, Howard, Wood,  Harrison and the chairman advocated |  moving for. a general hospital, as the  scheme most likely to commend itself  to the general public and accomplish  the most good.  It was finally decided to appoint a  committee of three to act with* the  mine committee and ascertain to what  extent the public would aid in the  matter, and later to call a public meeting. The committee appointed consisted of Messrs. Harrison, Wood and the  secretary.  Mr. Deardorff announced that Mr.  L. Headland had offered to donate two  lots for a hospital site, and the meeting passed a vote of thanks to Mi'.  Headland/for his generous offer.  The committee have lost no time in  getting to work and- to test public  feeling as to how much could be raised,  they have drawn up the following  heading for a subscription list, viz:  ��������� Whereas there is at present no hospital in the Similkameen Vadey, nor  any suitable place to take care of the  sick or wounded, should any serious  accident occur in the vicinity; and as  Hedley is the most central point and  nearest to where the greatest mimber  of men are empioyed, and therefore  the greater, risk is incurred; and,  whereas it is known that many valuable lives have been saved by receiving  proper treatment and nursing in a  wen managed hospital, which otherwise they would not have received.  We, the undersigned residents of  the district do hereby subscribe the  sums opposite our respective names  for the building of a general hospital  in Hedley, to be supported by the sale  of hospital tickets, subscriptions, government grants etc. It is further understood that when the district is  canvassed a public meeting will be  called to take action in regard to the  building of the aforesaid hospital.  Circumstances aiter cases. The necessity of keeping warm has been responsible for eifectinga transformation  in the appearance of the town by the  rearing away of standing trees that  obstructed the view. To do this clearing in the summer would have been a  bask. ~8ince the stove-pipes were put  up last fall   it has been a privilege.  The new cable tower at the Daly  Reduction Co.'s power house is being  put in place, most of the framing having been completed. The driving  shaft in this tower will be connected  with the large engine of the auxiliary  plant, and by cabie this power will be  transmitted to the main shaft in the  stamp mill so that in a period of water shortage or any temporary mishap  to the flume, there will be no suspension of operations.  [Published by Request.]  On January 5th a party of Carbon y  gentlemen, Messrs. J.  J.  Armstrong,  J. D. Hunt, S. McCurd-y, Rod McLean,  J. W. Stratford,  Colin Murchison, J.  McKaskill, William Henderson, Joseph  Bennett,   J.   Bennett,   si\, and Tom  Bennett,   left  on   a   trip for British  Columbia.    The party was 'organized  by  Mr.   Armstrong,   who    purposed  visiting the famous Similkameen valley, where he and his brother, W. II.  Armstrong, of Vancouver, have property.   The whole party went through  to Vancouver where  they separated.  Mr. Armstrong and Mr.  Hunt, after  spending a week in Vancouver, left for  Similkameen, accompanied by W. H.  Armstrong.   This trip includes transportation by railway, steamship and  stage.   The railway trip is from Vancouver to Sicainous, then to Okanagan.  Here the boat is taken and an SO mile  run down Okanagan lake.   Along the  shore of this lake are situated KeloAvna,  Peachland   and  Summer-land,'  all  of  which places the party stopped at for  a look about.   At the south end of the  lake is   situated  Penticton, and  here  the party engaged a special rig to take  them overland to Keremeos, a settle-  ment.in the Similkameen valley, and  it is here that W. H. Armstrong has  1700 acres of what is claimed to be the  choicest  land . in   British   Columbia.  Keremeos is considered to be one of the  best fruit districts of British Columbia.  Fruits of all_ kinds there reach their  greatest,   perfection.     Peaches    and  grapes produced at Keremeos are as  fine as any grown in the world, while  as to apples they are certainly unexcelled  as   to quality  and   size.   The  writer was presented with one measur-  ing  over 12 inches in   circumference  and it was one of the sweetest apples  one coidd wish for.   The Similkameen  valley appears to be a. continuation of  the desert regions which extend from  British Columbia through Washington, California and south to Mexico.  The valley is not as yet in communication with tlie outside world by means  of railroads, but it is assured that both  the C. P. R. and the Great Northern  will  reach  Keremeos   this  summer.  This will mean that the district will  become one of the greatest-fruit-grow-,  ing districts of Canada.   At present  the principal production is cattle for  beef. Alfalfa, the famous clover grass,  grows here to great advantage,  the  average crop being about five tons to  the acre, and as three crops of alfalfa  can be gathered each year this makes  the country particularly adapted for  raising  cattle.   The   fruit grown   at  Keremeos is at least two weeks earlier  than that grown at Peachland,  Summerland   or  any  of the  other fruit  districts   of   British   Columbia,   and  when the new line of railway is opened  out Keremeos will be only six hours  run from Vancouver.   This will be a  great advantage as fruit can be placed  on Vancouver market before the dew  is dry upon it.  As soon as tile railroad, is located, a  townsite will be laid out. Already  Mr. Armstrong is having theT700 litres  they own laid out in five and ten acre  lots for sale purposes. Richard Elm-  hurst of Pleasant Point has been engaged to look after this property and  will leave for the west soon. It is the  purpose of Mr. Armstrong to have  these small lots set out with fruit trees  and the property placed on the market.  J. J. Armstrong and H. W. Brown  have already secured two of the ten  acre lots and have ordered fruit trees  for them. To people in Manitoba, at  this the coldest part of our year, the  Keremeos appeals most keenly" as in  this valley there is no frost. The  summers are very warm, but then  there is the advantage that one can  take to the hills and there- delight in  the cool breezes of the mountains.  At Keremeos lives a Mr. Richter,  who has been in the valley for about  40 years. He speaks in glowing terms  of the many advantages offered by the  valley and during the time he has been  there has, in spite of the many disadvantages under which he has had to  labor, accumulated a fortune that is  represented by big figures. While the  Carberry contingent were at Keremeos Mr. Richter was most kind'to theni  and did everything possible to make  their visit'a pleasant one.  On the return trip J. D, Hunt and  J. J. Armstrong stopped over at  Peachland for a few days on a visit to  Thompson Elliott, a Carberry old  timer. Mr. Elliott is doing particularly well with his fruit ranch at this  point and is very enthusiastic about  Pritish Columbia. ^Horiief  little bluing If they are to havs a  clear white. Do nob wring them.  Place them in a thin, clear starch,  and when taken from this they are  ready to dry.  A good, but tedious, way is to cover   the     spare  room  carpet  with     a  sheet held firmly  and  smoothly    by  tacking    the    edges    to    the     floor.  Spread    the    laces upon it,    pulling  them straight and pinning each point  in    place.   Let. it remain until    dry.  Another     way    is    to    press t them  smoothly   upon a  window pane     or  marble slab.   In either case it    will  not bo necessary to iron them,  they    will    have   a fresh, new  that    they     could  not have  if  were ironed.  and  look  they  SELECTED   RECIPES.  .Boiling sausages for five minutes  renders them far more digestible and  delicate than the usual method of  frying. At the end of five minutes  lift the sausages gently, being careful not to break them; drain, break  the snins in several places with a  fork in order to keep the sausage in  shape, roll in flour and place in a  frying-pan or to bake in the oven In  a covered pan until thoroug-hly done.  A very good and an unusual sandwich is made with a filling of cream. . ,   , . - . ,, ���������   . *    *-   --���������'   ������������������-.  ������������������.  cheese and minced ripe olives.    Stone I hfiU  pint   of   lukewarm  water,     ana :hflS driven KUssja back from   Piang-  BUCKWHEAT  CAKES.  No buckwheat, cake is perfect that  is not made by the yeats raising process.  Dissolve  a  small  cake,   or  half  large coke of compressed yeast in  LAND WON BY THE JAPS  AFTER A FIERCE AND BLOODY  CONFLICT.  Summary     of     the     Struggle   in  Which Japan. Has Triumphed  Over  Russia.  A glance at the map will .show  the enormous advantages gained by  Japan, advantages which, if they  are retained, will enable her to impose her own terms on Russia, says  looktI]e London  Daily Telegraph. Al-  1 ready the whole of Korea is in Japanese hands. Port Arthur has fallen an'd an enormous proportion of  the richest part of Manchuria has  been completely wrested from the  hands of "the ewinv. When the first  shot was fired at Port'-Arthur Japan  did not hold a foot of the territory  a! which the map now indicates to be  a in her possession.    Step  by step she  and chop the olives,  which,  remenv  stand     it    in    a   warm place    until  ber,  are much richer in  oil than the j ready to mix  with .the other ingred-  grecn ones, and mix with the cheese,  using the back of a dessertspoon.  Use white or brown bread and cut  round  or diamond shape.  Beef tea frozen to a snowlike  consistency can sometimes be taken  by fever patients 'to whom the hot  tea is disagreeable beyond endurance.  For tomato flitters stew a quart  of tomatoes until reduced to a pint-  When quite cold season with salt,  pepper and celery, salt, and add the  beaten yolk of an egg and sufficient  breadcrumbs to make a mixture  thick enough to hold together. Drop  from a spoon into hot fat.  One of the best sauces for fish is  made by chopping a tablespoon of  capers very fine and then rubbing  them through a sieve with a wooden  spoon. Mix this with an ounce of  cold butter and season with salt and  pepper.  If the beans for baked beans are  parboiled in water in which a little  soda has been added, before they are  baked, persons who have formerly  found them hurtful can often eat  Ihcm with impunity. They should,  of course, first be soaked over night.  Cold chicken may beiutilized In an  egg salad. Cut hard boiled egg in  half and remove the yolks without  breaking the whites. Mash the yolks  moisten them with melted butter and  chopped chicken, season with a few  ���������drops of onion, salt and 'paprika  and a trace of lemon juice or chopped pickles. Form the mixture Into  balls and fill in the whites. Place on  lettuce leaves with a teaspoon of  mayonnaise on each boiled egg.  To make maitre d'hotel sauce for  broiled fish or meat, cream four  tablespoons of cold butter until-it is  as light as possible. Blend with a  tablespoon of lemon juice, a tablespoon of minced parsley and salt and  pepper.  Rocks.���������One cup butter, one and  onc-haff cups brown sugar, two cups  flour, three eggs, one teaspobnful  vaniila, teaspoonful soda, dissolved  in one-fourth cup warm water, one  cup chopped dates, one cup English  walnuts, chopped,1 and one teaspoonful cinnamon. Drop from teaspoon  on  buttered tins.  Nut Wafers.���������Make an icing of the  white of one egg. beaten thick with  pulverized sugar and add to it one  cup of finely chopped nuts. Flavor  with vanilla. Cover thin cookies or  vanilla wafers with the icing and  dry in the  oven.  Sugar Cookies���������One cup butter,  one and one-half cups sugar, two egg  yolks, one-half cup milk, one tea-  spoonful baking powder, just enough  flour to make a stiff dough. Sprinkle  with sugar before rolling. Bake in  quick oven.    Very good.  ients.  Sift one quart of buckwheat flour,  half a pint of Indian meal, and two  tablespoonfuls of wheat flour into a  largo bowl or a stone crock.  After sifting these flours into    the  yang in Korea and Nanshan in the  Liao-tung- .Peninsula, till the only  spot where the Russian standard  floats, between the Sha-ha and the  (sea is the few square miles of the  I fortress of Port Arthur. The only  modern     parallel   for     the  amazing  of  bowl stir them thoroughly until they 'success of Japanese arms is that  are well mixed, then gradually stir th* Germans in the war of 1870.  in enough lukewarm water to make a THE FIRST STEP,  rather stiff batter; add a teaspoon- The first step in tho Japanese land  ful of salt, and beat the battel- campaign was taken when the First  briskly with a heavy enamelled or .Armv U7ia(:r comiTHlnd of General  a wooden spoon for ten minutes; thenjKurokj( was lanclcd at Chemulpo in  add the dissolved yeasts anct beat the ;March. Advancing over frozen roads  whole for fifteen minutes Cover the;and in th������ face of ������reat hardship,  bowrwith a napkin, set it iB.amod;^^.^^.^-^ with the  erately    warm    place     to rise over \cnemy Rt Pins_yangf  whcre scouting  Parties of tho Russian and Japanese  forces exchanged shots. From that  moment the Japanese soldiers of  the First Army never lost touch  with the Russians in front of them.  , As soon as the ice melted in the  estuary of the Ping-yang River: General Kuroki moved his base from  Chemulpo to Chinampo. The greater  portifm of his artillery, including  the heavy six-inch howitzers, which  rendered such splendid service at the  battle of the Yalu, was landed at  Chinampo, and the first striking  force was prepared for its advance  towards  the Yalu. .  RUSSIANS, RETIRED. .  The/ Russians retired steadily^ before Kuroki, until they crossed the  Yalu at Wiju on.April 7. There they  halted, and took up a position on  the opposite bank of tho river, and  prepared to contest th������ crossing. By  April 26 General Kuroki had completed the concentration of the First  Army at Wiju, and began his preparations to force a passage. Misleading the Russian commander,  General Zassulitch, as to the real  intentions, by a feint in the direction of antung, six miles below Wi-  a division across  the river, four miles above the town,  on the night of the 29th, and turned  the left of the Russian line.  On the 30th a great artillery duel  took place, in the course of which  the Russian artillery was completely  subdued and put out of action. Dair-  ing the night the other two divisions of tho First, Army, crossed the  Yalu. ������������������'..'���������'  On May 1 General Kuroki attacked  the Russian position at Chuliencheng  night  In the morning dissolve a half tea-  spoonful of baking soda in a couple  of tablespoonfuls of hot water; add  it to the batter, and beat the whole'  briskly; then when ready to bake the  cakes have some of the batter in a  pitcher, as it will be'easier to turn  the batter from the pitcher to the  griddle than to dip it out. Put the  pancake griddle on the stove, let.it  heat to the proper degree, then  grease it all over the surface with a  piece of fat larding pork, stuck on  a fork. Then pour the batter on the  griddle in small cakes. When, done  on one side, turn them quickly with  a pancake turner; then lift off, put  on hot plates and serve at once.  If you find the batter is too thin,  stir in a little wheat flour. You can  tell by baking the first cakes if more  flour is required.   .,  USEFUL HINTS.  WASHING  LACES.  There is nothing so destructive to  laces as careless washing, and it is,  therefore, advisable to do this part  of the laundry work at home. It is  not a tedious nor difficult task, but  one that requires care and the use  of the proper materials.  Real   lace   and  very   delicate     silk  lace are easily cleaned  by the use of  benzine   or   naphtha.   As  both   these  article; are very inflammable,  it . is  better    to  do the work  in  a    room  where    there is no lighted lamp     or  open    fire.    . Put the naphtha in    a  bowl and move the lace about in it.  working  it up and  down  rapidly.   If  the naphtha becomes dark,  put    the  lace in another vessel and pour fresh  naphtha  over it.   Dip  it gently     up  and  down,   keeping the lace  on     the  under side until  it is  clean.   Stretch  the cloth to   which the lace is basted out upon a clean table with    the  lace uppermost,   and  secure  it     with  a few lacks or pins.   This should be  placed in a room where no dust will  fall on it and allowed to remain all  day.   Tt will be dry in a short time,  but a day's airing will be needed   to  get rid  of  the smell  of naphtha.   If  the naphtha that has  been used    is  set aside a few  hours,   the  dirt will  settle to  the  bottom,   and  the clean  naphtha can  be poured  off and used  again   to    wash silk, kid gloves    or  anything that cannot he washed    in  water.  Lace or ambroidered handkerchiefs,  collar and other laces are nicely  cleaned by the following method:  Make a suds of soft water and ivory  soap. Yellow, resinous soap should  never be used for this purpose, as  it is likely to give them a yellow  tinge and to rot tho fabric. Rub  the soap on the dirty spots and put  the articles in the suds to ������oak for  several hours. Then wash with as  /.ittlc rubbing as possible. When they  are white and clean, rinse them  through two or three lukewarm wafers until not a trace of soap remains c^'d in the last one put. a very  Have the silver drawer in the sideboard divided into compartments  lined with velveteen or corduroy  with a neatly fitted pad for the bottom that can be removed for dusting  The silver should be laid in a orderly fashion, spoons of various sizes  kept separate from knives and forks !ju"Kuroki threw  for convenience as well as to pre-'  vent scratching.  If you are covering an entire floor  with matting,, sew the breadths together as you .would carpet, only let  the stitch of double thread be much  looser  than  for  carpet.  Ink stains can be more quickly, removed from white goods b3r salt if  vinegar is used with it. Put a fresh  supply on until the stain s disappears,  then rinse in clear water.  One does not get so tired using tho  sewing machine if only the right footlon the right bank, and inflicted the  is placed entirely on the treadle, al- |first land defeat of the campaign on  lowing but the toe of the left to the Russians, who lost, nearly 7,000  touch the front edge. officers  and men killed and wounded  A new lamp wick should be soaked .prisoners, _and? twenty-nine field and  in vinegar. If this is done there will \machine guns.. The Russians re-  be neither smell nor smoke, and a'treated in confusion, evacuating the  much blighter light will be given, [strong position at Feng-huan-oheng,  Do not scrape a frying pan, as it i which was immediatdv occupied by  is liable afterward to burn. Instead'the Japanese,  rub well with a hard crust of bread  and   wash  in  hot   water.  Do not throw old incandescent  mantles away. They make a splendid polish for silver. Put a little  on a soft duster, and rub on thc'od at Taku-s'han. Port. Adaims. and  article to be cleaned. It will polish [in the vicinity nr Dalny. which was  beautifully     without scratching,     or,evacuated  bv  the. Russians.  On May  OTHER   ARMIES   READY.  Meanwhile, other armies had.been  mobilised in Japan, and early in the  month some, 200.000 men were land-  marking the silver  LONG  SERVICE DOMESTICS.  In celebration of the Emperor of  Austria's birthday, a short time ago,  twenty purses, each containing the  equivalent of $15, were offered for  competition among domestic servants who could prove long and satisfactory service in respectable situations. The qualifications of the  winners showed some truly remarkable periods of service. One of the  winners���������a valet���������had been in the.  service of the same' gentleman for  forty-six years. Na maidservant of  nearly eighty had served about thirty-nine years in an orphanage, where  she was still in active employment  when she received Jhe award. Another woman, aged seventy-four, had  entered the service of a family as  scullery-maid, and was still with the  same family after forty-three years'  service. None of the winners had  been in their situations less than  thirty years.  THE PROPER MATERIAL.  "I suppose they'll make a successful  airship  in  time."  "They'd be more likely to make one  out of time."  "Out of time."  "Yes;  'time fiios,'  you know."  THAT  ACCOUNTED  FOB   IT.  Towne���������Nobody can change my regard for Jigley; he's a man you  don't meet every day.  7 the railway to Port Arthur was  fwizod, and all land communication  with the fortress was cut off. General Oku, who was in command of  tho Japanese troops, pushed his men  forward rapidly, and 'Dalny was occupied by May 15. On May 2(5 occurred tho first big battle on the  Lio.o-tung peninsula, when General  Oku attacked the Russian position  at Nnnshan. which stands on tho.  narrow neck of land connecting the  peninsula with the mainland. Desperate fighting continued for five  days, the Japanese attacks being repeatedly repulsed.  At length a picked body of troops,  belonging to the First Japanese Division, forced its way through the  wire on-ianglements with which the  Russians had protected their trenches %nd carried the position at the  point of the bayonet. Seventy-eight  guns were captured amd enormous  losses were inflicted on tho Russians  But the Japanese paid a. high price  for their victory, tho killed and  wounded amounting to over 3,500  nflir.ers  and  men.  SCIENTIFIC   FANATICS.  This was the first occasion during  the present war in which the Japanese displayed that absolute fearlessness and disregard of death, combined with tho highest knowledge of  tho art of war, which has led one  writer to describe them as "scientific fanatics."  The unexampled courage which as-  tonishod the world at Nansahan,  and which many people were inclined  cHsiona during the siege of Port Arthur that foreign observers have  come to regard their absolute and:  complete disregard of death as one  of tho commonplace attributes of the  Japanese soldier. Following the encounter . of Nanshan tho Japanese  forces divided.  The    Third    Army,   under  General  Nogi,  continued    to  face southward  on its tremendous mission of~ besieging Port Arthur.   The Second Army,,  under General Oku. faced northward,  an'd began  the long inarch to Liao-  yang    and    beyond. ��������� Another force,'  commanded  by General  Nodzu,    and  known to the Japanese as the Taku-  shan Army, from its having   landed  at that point, was,  meanwhile    advancing in a northwesterly direction  in co-operation with General Kuroki  who waited at Feng-huan-ahbng from  May 11 until June 26,  while Nodzu  was slowly getting into position. <  JAPS GENERAL PLAN.  The general    plan of the Japanese  strategy,  therefore,  was that    while  one great army of nearly 90,000 uruen  was moving south  against Port Arthur,   three  others,   totalling  over  a  rj/uarter of a million men,,moving on  a front describing roughly   a   great  semi-circle, were converging on Liao-  yang.   Kuroki in the east, among the j  mountains,  was    slowly driyrmr     in  the Russian left flank.   In the centre  General Nodzu,  with    the Taku-shan  Army,  was '.'.clearing- the country     of,  the Russians  as  he  advanced,   while  General Oku,  with the largest force,  moved  up  along the '.railway.      The  latter  came     into   contact  with  the  ill-fated     expedition   under   Stacklc-  berg,     which     General   Kouropatkin  had despatched as a sort of forlorn  hope to the relief of Port Arthur.  It is Into in the day to again discuss the folly of that movement.  Two divisions wore sent south along  the railway from Hui-cheng to meet  General Oku, who had nearly twice  that strength at his disposal. In  addition the Russian force had on  its flanks the armies of Nodzu and  Kuroki.    --.-'-���������.���������';      ,   >���������������    -���������:������������������..-      ���������'.';-  STACKLEBERG   CRUSHED.  . But: General    Oku  alone was more,  than able: to'-"deal with Stackleberg's  two weak divisions.     They met .the  Japanese    at   Telissu ;  (or' Wa-fang-  kau)   aiwl  sustained  a   dreadful/< reverse.     Outnumbered    both   iii'^guns  andmen, and put-manoeuvred by his  opponent,     Stackleberg's ' ill-starred  attempt to relieve Port Arthur    was  crushed,  with  the loss of nearly 10,-  000 men, besides; a large" number   of  guns.   It  was   the  third  tiirie    that  the  opposing   armies   had. mot,   and  on each  occasion    the Russians..'had  sustained   overwhelming   defeat/      It  must be rememibered that in all these  battles,   as,   indeed,   in-every'..'action  of the war down to the battle of the  Sha-ha,   the Russians  were :   greatly  outnumbered,..sometimes,'  as    at  the  Yalu,   by fully five-to one.    It   was  this  circumstaTico     which    permitted  the Japanese to  undertake the wide  flanking- movements which have been  the d-ominating feature of every   encounter,  and whidh enabled them   to  compel , the    Russians    to    evacuate  strong positions..   Where,   as  in   this  war, two forces meet which are equally brave," and fairly equally skilled  in warfare,  tho  advantage will     always rest with    the more  niumerous.  force,     In  this case the numerically.'  strongcr  army  was   also   the   better-  trained,     and    the    Russian chances  wore   correspondingly   diminished.  When Kuroki resumed his forward  movement, after his long halt at  Fenf-lvuan-chong, the Russian forces  slowly retired before him, evacuating  the- fastnesses of the Motion-ling  Pass. On July 17 a soimewha^tentative attempt was made to recover  possossion of the pass, but it was  easily repulsed, as was a more serious one made about a fortnight  later, when the Russian loss exceeded 1,000" killed and wounded. Almost in the saniw locality there was  yet another fierce little battle, as a  result of which General Kuroki sciz-  ed^ho Ta-ling and Yan-tsu^ling passes and got into position for the  filial  advance  on Liao-yang.  KOUROPATKIN'S POSITION. *  By this time',.' .'the beginning of  August, General Kouropatkiti's position on the railway near ITai-oheng:  had become critical. *Oku was pressing hard on his front from the south  along the railway, while Nodzu and  Kuroki were threatening his left  front   and   Hank.   The   Uussiau   com  mander could not'risk a great battle in such a position, so he began  what proved to be a masterly-conducted retirement on Liao-yang.  There he entrenched himself and  waited for .Jus .enemies. The Japanese commanders did not delay,  now that the moment had come to  strike. By August 24 they were in  touch with the Russian outposts,  and that evening began the series of  battles which culminated in tho titanic  struggle round  Liao-yang.  Field-Marshal  Oyanui  had assumed  the supremo command'of the. Japan  ese armies,, and  directed the     great  movement against    the concentrated  Russian forces., After a series of actions,     which    in    most    campaign*  would .have ranked as battles,     the  final "struggle b������gan south and east  of Liao-yang oh August.  30.        For  two days' the fortune of war swayed//'!  to neither army.   The Russians had   '  strengthened Ihoir positions by    extensive  earthworks,   which   thoy    defended with magnificent courage.  At  length,     on     September  1/ Marshal  Oyama despatched  Kuroki  with  the  First Army to make a groat turning  movement  against  the Russian left,.',  so  as  to     threaten  his  line  of     retreat towards  the north.  The major'  portion  of the interest in this     historic battle will centre in that turn-'  ing  movement.  MIGHT  HAVE  BEEN  A  SEDAN.  If  the    Japanese  commander,     instead  of   weakening   Kuroki's     command by a division,  had strengthened it by that amount, the result   of  Liao-yang might have been very different.   Kuroki   would   in   all      pro-,  bability have been  able to turn the  Russian   left,   seize  the  railway     at  Yeutui,  and might have realized the  ideal  which    tho Japanese  had     set  before  themselves  of  making     Liao-  yang    the    Sedan    of  the    Russian  army.  As it was, when he had succeeded  in crossing the Tni-tse-'ho he was  barely able to hold his own, and-  when the fierce assaults of Gku's and  Nodzu's armies on the south forced  the Russians out of the old Chinese  city across the Liao-ho, all that  Kuroki could do was to "throw himself fruitlessly against the massed  divisions which . Kouropatkin pushed  out to protect his flank, and which  held their ground till the whole of  the Russian army, with all its guns  and impediments, and most of the  immense mass of stores that had  been accumulated in Liao-yang, had  made good its retirement from Liao-  yang.    -  This is not the ".place to recall the  details     of     the  great  battle  which  lasted from August 30 to Septemfjicr  5.   The heroic courage which marked  the soldiers'   of both sides,   and  the  awful carnage that accompanied the  capture and     recapture     of   position  after position, are too recent to   require/recapitulation     in   this '   brief  summary of tho events of the war.  A   GRMAT   SOLDIER.  But  this  much   may  be  said, -that  the manner in which the Russian retreat     was     conducted    by   General  Kouropatkin  stamps him. as fon������   of  the, great soldiers  of his  time.    .   Of  the losses, in  the battle  there    have  been, "various  estimates  made, but it  is probable,-' that fully 50,000    men.  were?killed  and wo'inded in-the scries  of actions,   between August     2-1  aiVd September 5.   A month later another  great  battle took_ place north  of .'Liao-yang,. when     the    Russians,   ���������  having    been    reinforced - by    fresh  troops, 'made'an    attempt to     force  their   way   southwards.   That    effort1  ended   in   disaster. , The Russian' attack  was  repulsed   with  the loss    of  45;000 imen."     Since  then   the'    two  armies have sett led down in  strongly entrenched    lines   on "either     side  of the frozen Sha-ha,  where they, relieve the monotony of "winter    ojuar-  ters   by  occasional 'desultory    skirmishing'.      ,'���������..,.-.     ..'���������   ���������...(��������� .  - It is .unlikely that the wloter will  be allowed to pass without an active renewal of hostilities. The Russians and Japanese, alike are rocoiy--  ing daily accretions of strength, and  any day some outpost, skirmish may  bring about ..a general engagemicnt  oven greater than any which.have  hitherto'marked the' progress ' of a  singularly bloody and har-d-fought  campaign.-     "    ������������������.-.,  PERISHABLE'PEARLS.    '  Pearls are ;perishable. They . can-  riot be considered- a first-rate investment, like diamonds. After a time  they decay. Sometimes a line  specimen will lose its lustre :,anid  beauty within a few months";."so.that  the possessor of .such treasures does  well to keep tlveni put away" ;" in''a  scaled place. They consist of thin  films overlaid one upon ariotherewith  more or less animal matter-between  the layers: and it is no wonder tjrat  they  deteriorate. . . ���������'���������������������������  FIR1-1PROOF  ROOFS.  The  British   Fire  Prevention  Browne���������That's a fact, but I at- to regard aa an exceptional incident,  tribute It to the further fact that I has wince been repeated on a score  loaned him  $10 a monlh  ngo." of fields, and on such nunvbei'lsss oc-  HOYV  THE  WOULD  GROWS.  A German newspaper estimates  that within the last decade the pop^j  ulation of Europe has increased  about ������8,000,000, of which Russia  contributed 14,000,000 and France  less than 100,000.  TWENTY-FOUR-HOUR MAN.  Antonio Cuez, of Padrclla, Portugal, has not slept for three months.  No doctors can cure him, and tho  most powerful opiates have no effect. He drives, mules in tho clay-  time and nets as a wntchaian ut  night.  Committee have��������� been'.conduct-hug a series  of ii-sts in which an ordinary slated  roof wit-h an ordinary veiling was  tested in comparison with av vulcanite roof willi an ordinary ceiling.  The ti-sls lasted for one hour at  (cmper.itr.res commencing with 500  tieg'rpt'S Fuh'r.. and reaching about'  1,500 degrees Fahr. The slate roof  collupsed at -an early puriod, while  the vulcanite roof did nor allow tho  fire to pass through.  HOW TO BE HAPPY.  Many of us miss the joys that  might be ours by keeping our eyes  fixed on those of other people. No.  one can enjoy his own opportunities for happiness while ho is envious  of another's. We lo'&Oia great deal of  the joy of living by not cheerfully  accepting the small pleasures that  come to us every day instead of  longing and wishing for what- belongs to others. Life has its full  mcasuro of happiness for every ono  of us if wc would only make up our  minds to make the very most of  every opportunity that comes our  way, instead of longing for tho things  that come our  neighbor's  way. JOE AND THE  FOREMAN  i  i'im ��������� ��������� **���������  "Your account's out just one loaf,  young fellow,", the foreman of tho  ' bakery, Mr. Jacques, said to the  boy who stood beforo him.  Joe Marston tr/ed to think of any  ���������ale for which ho failed to make collection. His business was to deliver  bread a day old throughout a district in which poor people livod who  preferred the stale loaves because  they wero a cent apioco cheaper than  the fresh ones. . Mr Jacques was a  gruff man, and apparently without  the kindly disposed heart that is  sometimes thought to be hidden  under a rough exterior. At any  rate, ho held the drivers of tho  broad waggons to a very strict account.  "Oh, I know, sir," Joe suddenly  exclaimed, as a recollection came to  him. "Old Mrs. Machon hadn't had  anything'to'-eat since yesterday, and  I let her have a loaf until to-morrow.  "Then why didn't you pay for it  yourself? We're not running a  charity hall. If she pays you back  all right; but you'll have to fork  over now."  Joa handed out the four cents,  looking as if he had committed some  crime. When tho foreman went  away (ho was a stockholder in tho  company) some of tho working girls  expressed their opinion of him in  vigorous  terms.  "The mean old thing! I don't believe he's got any heart," said one.':  ^You did right, Joe. I guess the  Been Baking Company can stand  lour cents! t', Here, Joe, you're not  foing to lose.it," antd Joe was oir  trod  tho money.   '     }j -'.'       -;.,  "No,     I won't take it,    'cause     I  fught to pay for the loaf myself. "I:  |eo it now, but I thought I was do-  bg right.     The  bread  wasn't  mine  Jo give    away,    and.-I won't" do'it  Igain unless I'm willing to pay for  jt_.. .',.,���������--.-..,      ,  Although he saw whore he had  Hone wrong tho sympathy of the  rirls was very grateful to him ' and  restored,his confidence. He was so  ������oor himself that ho had a_ hard  limo to make ends meet,-yet ncTfelt  rlad he had given the.loaf to the.  Icstltute old woman; or rather,  trusted her with it, for he was to  te paid .onjtho following day. But  he now saw he hud no right to.trust.  Pther perople's property, and that he  Dught to have paid for it without  being told ;by the ��������� foreman/.  After :h \a] delivery on the next day  Joe handed? in his report.-v  "Correct j this time. Didn't find  any poor bid- starving body, eh?"  the foreman asked, jeeringly.  Joe did not make any reply, but  went to his work, while the girls  turned up their noses at tho back of  the foreman. .' V   -.-'..-���������>'������������������"'"  The place where, they"!wore!.!:worfe  ��������� ng was oh the fourth floor, and a  large quantity of flour, in sacks had  been piled there recently while the  basement "was undergoing some re-"  pairs. Suddenly there was a creaking, groaning sound heard, and the  floor began to "sink. Thoso nearest,  the windows, which wore open, ran  towards them; but only three reached them beforo tho building collapsed, the walla bent inward, and machinery, flour, men and women went  crashing  through  to  tho basement.  In a moment screams of agony  ca/mc up from "these below who were  crushed in the wrecka-o. Joe had  caught hold of a window sill, and  had no difficulty in drawing himself  to a seat on the lodge; but the wall  itself was to tiering and he was in  great   danger.  The cry came from, someone near  him, and Joe looked inward. 'l'wr>  girls who had expressed their sympathy with hirn when he wa������ reprimanded by tho foreman, woro hanging to the sill. To let go meant to  fall to" the basement and, almost  ccrfain death: yet they could not  hold on longer then a few minutes.  Joe felt his nerves tinurlo at the  thought.  He turned to tho outside. The  flro-escn.pe " was about six feet beneath him and although twisted by  tho bulging of the wall, it ran up  to the window whore tho girls were  hanging?. Ho dropped to it, and  then made his way to the upper  window as rapidly as possible, bracing h?s feet against tho iron railing  ar������d his shoulder against the side  of the window ho grasped tho arm  of the girls and pulled with all his  might, telling her to help herself at  the same time with her other hand.  She did so and was soon loanin;;  through tho window, from whero she  made short work of getting out on  the tire escape.  Then Joo tried to help the other  girl in tho same way. But she had  been holding on for a few seconds  longer than her companion, so that  when Joo took her by the arm sho  lot go of the window with the other  ha.no also. This threw hoi* entire  weight on him, and he was drawn  inward in spite of his utmost endeavor.  It was a terrible moment. With  ������vc,ry muscle strained until his eyes  ������<v������ncd to start out of his head, and  tht* sharp corner of tho casemont  ���������rutting his shoulder, he folt himself  ^rilng overcome. As he thought of  the terriWe (totfJft. for" both, of tWru  do  up  the  iJcr-  at the ap-  on bringing  the  mass oi  If ho wis drawn over the Medge, or  for her if ho lot go his hold on her  arm,  ho gasped:-        .     >'\  "Catch',the sill with "your other  hand,   quick!"  She understood and tried to  so, but her effort in reaching  pulled him so far inward that  moment greatly increased their  il, and caused her fingers to fall  short of the sill by an inch or. two.  "I can't!" she screamed /' in a  frenzy of fear, her fingers scratching  the paint in their wild grasping to  secure a hold. /  Just then both felt an upward and  outward motion to their bodies. Tho  girl first rescued heard her companion's wild scream, and at once  seized the hand of tho arm which  Joe held, pulling, outwards with all  her might. This assistance came not  a mromont too soon, and with it Joe  was enabled to drag the girl safely  to the lodgeC <  They wore obliged to rest a moment, and tlien began to make their  way down the escapo. No time was  to. be/lost,, for coals from the furnace had started a fire, and as gas  pipes had been twisted oil, the blaze  would spread, rapidly On" reaching  the third floor a portion of the walls  which had fallen across the  was encountered, and they could go  no further. Already the smoko and  heat wore in. their faces.  "Girls," Joo said, there's nothing  to do but jump, so come on, and ho  started to assist them over the railing of tho escape, and in this way  to .let them down as far as'.pussiblc  before they dropped. " "    "  But at this moment -the firemen  arrived in the alley, and although  it JRas chocked with,.fallen bricks,  they,planted ladders; and started up  for Joo and the' pirls. One at a  time-tho latter wore carried below.  "Follow mo down," tho brum an  said to Joe, as he received thev., sc'cr  qnd girl /'over " tho railing, "and- be  quick  about; it.   .    TheCiirc-Js  com1  ingi"    ���������'   ���������i.;. ������������������-' \, - ���������    '..'":-.-;.-.  Joo , turned , to look  prbaching' flames. ' and  his eye back it took in  ruins beneath him. .,   .  '"Go-to the second  floor!"  ho su-d-  dcnly shouted, to the firemen, and he'*,  disappeared'' inward  over  the broken '  wall.  What1 ha'd"led him "to tnki/such a  perilous step? L.\ing head downward over' a-beam, "he saw-Mr. Jac--.  ques and determined'to rescue him.--"  Sliding" along {a [steel i-irder which;  inclined that _"way',"'Joe jumped, to'/  the 'place " where 'the foreman" lay,?,  with-his clothes caught on a spiked  He was' unconscip'us-but still .breath-: ���������  ing. Hiad it hot been for "that"ap'ikcvH  he- would ihavo been buried under thc*;J  ruins at the first crash. Liut othcr^  parts of the wall wore occasionally?,'  falling in.' the' (hv was-advancm,-.,^  and ho,must i-e. removed "at once or>'  left to his'fate.  The  beam,   ���������fortunately,   was  Jean-]  ing     outward:   .towards     the' point?  where the wall had f <llen away from'  it,   aud  the;    inner  end   was  hanging.  on  a "wire which was attached  to  it.;  When   Joo  leaped   to   tlv?   beam,    all:  he ./had '   to -  do  was   to  shove  the  shoulders.of the unfortunate .man. on]  to the'timber,?in order  to make   it;  safe to release    his clothing:    otherwise he would fall, since he was too  hcav'y_for Joe to lipid.  To get. Mr. Jacques',shoulder on  tho beam was no easy task. however, for Joe's strength had been  nearly--'ussod up already: but it u-as  acconv'dJshed. after which Joo took  out :'h;s pocket knifo to cut the  clothing away "from the spike. It  'is not likely that he could have  guided the body down the incline,  and all his lalw would have been  !o?-:t but the firemen came to his assistance, having- hurried to the second floor to see what had become of  him. With their aid Mr. Jacques  was taken out safely and sent away  in an ambulance, while- Joe, too  weak to be o! any further service,  went  home.  Tho fourth day alter tho collapse  of tho Gem Baking Company's' building, Joe received a message to visit  Mr. J; cnues in the hospital. When  he w s shown to tho cot on which  the in:u:-ofl foivsman lay ho found  him  as gruffly as ever.  "Well, you'll not have a chance to  give away any br.md to hungry peo-  plo f"r a few days, oh?" was the  greeting ho mot with.  Joo was so confused that ho could  answer on'y.  "N-no, sir."  "Should  think  not,"   Mr.   Jacques  grunted.     "Got hurt any?"  "No.  sir."  "Well, I did. A broken head and  a shoulder out of joint. Thoso girls  up on the fourth floor seem to like  you well, oh?"  "I-I don't know," Joe stammered.  "I do. Boon here and told me  a'-out how you saved their lives,  '-"aved mine, too. didn't you, eh?"  and the injured man looked and  snoko ns if ho wero ready to give  Joo a lecture for doing so.  "I helped to get you out of tho  buildinr,   sir."  "Well, wc'il bo running again in a  few weeks and I want you back at  your work."  *  "Thank you, I shall bo glad of the  chance."  "And you can give away a^oaf of  bread to anybody you find starving.  Understand?"  Joe was beginning to understand,  although Mr. Jacques talked as if  he were scolding vigorously.  "Now, here's an order on our  treasurer," the foreman resumed, "to  pay you your wages every week until  wo eret to work.    ���������Understand?"  "Yes, sir. and thank you very  much."  "Well, I'm doing a little thanking  in my own way, too, so that's all  right. Now, the doctor says I got  such a shaking up that I mustn't  tall; to anybody very, long at a  time, so 1 guess you'd- better go."  "Verv well,  sir,  good-bye."  "Good-bye.'*  When Joe was about ton feet from  the cot, Mr. Jacques called him  back. For the first time .since he  knew him, Joe'saw a wistful, kind  look in the foreman's eyes as he  asked'  "Couldn't you come bnck to  me day after 1o morrow?"  "Yes sir. "������������������' glad to." .To  swered. fe^Piii. i\ lump rise in  throat, he could not toll why.  see  null is  ALBATROSS   EVERYWHERE.  Sailors Look Upon it  as Bad Luck  to  Kill One of Them.  Of all the strange creatures scan  by travellers not the least interesting is the wandering albatross. This  g;cat, feathered wanderer, sometimes mcasuiing 17 feet from tip to  tip .of his wings, "will follow a ship  for days at a time.,- Some travellers  escape j and sailors f'er laro that they have  | seen a particular bird fly for weeks  at a time without over being seen to  alight  upon  tho ^wavos.  It i.ot merely follows the ship, but  wheels in great circles around it and  above it, high in; tho air, as if to  show that it is nut tied. Some-  limes the bird will be seen to hang  in the air -with its wings apparently  niotionle-s and-the sailors say that  then  it is asleep.  Not only in pleasant weather will  the alLatro>s follow a ship for days  ntul weeks, but through the most  terri'"c storms it will, continue its  untiring Light, in fact, to find an  al .atruss otherwise than -on the  wing is  like I m-ing a  weasel   asleep.  On:.o a year tie .female alhetross  firs away a few thousand ..miles to  the great, lonely island rock of Tristan   d'Acunha,   which lifts   ita   deso  late head far in the South Atlantic,  or to some equally remote place,  and there lays one egg in the hollow  of a rock.  The albatross has always been a  bird of mystery, and in ancient  times the people believed that these  unwearying sea. birds were tho companions of tho Creek warrior Diome-  des, who wero said to have been  changed into hires at the death of  their  chief.  When America was discovered and  ships began to sail abroac \j the  Pacific Ocean to double the Capo of  Good Hope and to explore tho "seven sens" gc o. ally, the old belief  about the albatross had been forgotten by the sailors and explorers, '  but in their long and lonesome voyages over waters which were cut by!  no keel but their own, and upon'  whoso vast expanse they saw no  other sail but theirs, tho prcsei.ee of  the albatross following 'the ship day  after day became a great source of  comfort and companionship. So it  came to be a belief that ill-luck  would follow any one who killed one  of these birds; and that-belief is  common among seafaiirg men to  this very day. Colcri '.go's famous  "Rhyme of tho Ancient Mariner" is  based   upon   this   belief. |  Though  the. superstition  about  the  killing cf an-alb. tross  bringing  bad  luck    is only   a  foolish    one,- it has  served     a  useful' purpose  for      many  years in preventing the slaughter    of  the.-o    braulifi 1    and gallai t birds���������  the pallor's    friends   and   the  landsmen's wonder. I  Up     in     dreary'Kamchatka,-   that)  outlying part of Siberia-which    cuts'  into  the North Pacific,  the    natives,  rover  having  heard   of  the  s porsti-,  tion" ah'oi't  the'al'iatroHS,   catch  him  and   eat' him.   But 'his   Posh     makes  such   poor    food ,t" at after all      the  legend may bo said to hold good, for  he is indeed  in bad  luck who has to  mal-.e a meal  of it.   i 4~_- "  man,  "I suppose you haye come   B*  ask me for my daughter?"  "I���������I���������ye-es,  sir,  if you please.*  "Urn! Have you stopped to think  what getting married means; what  you will have to "  "Oh," the boy interrupted, havintf  regained his self-assurance, "you  needn't give yourself the least uneasiness on that account, Mr. Sca'd-  dsleigh. Without wishing to boast,  1 can assure you that I shall be able  to support hcr/dn tho style to which  she has been accustomed. I have a '  fine position in my father's bank,  to which I have worked up' unaided  and alone, and I am to be made a  director of the institution just as  soon as 1 have found out the difference  between  collateral  and assets."  "Very well; but that's not what I  intended to refer to. Have you looked over  Juliet's  mother  carefully?"  "I don't believe I quite understand  you."  "How do you  like my wife?"  "I have tho highest respect for  Mrs.  Scad'lsleigh."  "You have, eh? We'd, sir, when  sho was twenty-four she was just' as  sweet and pretty and coy as Juliet  is���������was- just  like her,   in fact."  "Ah,   how   charming!".  "Do you still want her?"  "Lifo, without her would be hateful to me."  ' "All right:' I suppose," then, that  I must" yield. But," he said to himself as the. young man was rushing  away, "my conscience is clear,  thank "Heaven!"  Count do Cosmopolis���������"Zen mademoiselle do not feel- v.e indifference  fir me?" Miss Wcalthful���������"No;, I  have been awfully interested in you  sim o papa told me you were an adventurer. It's so jolly. Tell me  about your escapes and all that."  WARNED  HIM  He stood  before her fatner. .  "Well,  sir,"  said the older gentle-  O.Ticer-  hc  'What      is     the   complaint  Orderly     (o'Tc:ing   basin)���������  '"iasto that, sir." Officer (tasting)  ���������'Well, 1 think it's excellent soup."  Orderly���������"Yes, sir, that's tho trou-  b'e: they want to persuade us it's  t������t!"  r~  An Incubator Without Cash  Until October,   1905  t --"^ft-n-jT-  ^^rss\\  0  -   There is brj money to be made in raising chickens with an Incubator.  Canada exports annually millions of chickens to the United States and  Great'Britain.  The consumption-of poultry Vt Canada is increasing rapidly and the  poultry dealers coraplain that they cannot get enough poultry to fill their  orders. '.--���������.;���������...  One woman bought a No. 2 Chatham Incubator the first of March  ���������she had five hatches by July first and had four hundred plump,  sturdy chicks. In six months her Incubator had p^icl her Sico.oo, several  'times its cost.    A Chatham Incubr.tor should pay for itself each hatch.  We have perfected an Incubator and brooder. We believe it is now  "absolutely the best in the world. We have sufficient capital behind us, and  we are out for the entire business in incubators. We know that there is no  other incubator that can approach the "  This is our proposition : To demonstrate our absolute confidence in the Chatham Incubator  we will send one to you, freight prepaid, and you make your first payment in October, 1905.  The fact that we sell our Incubators in this m.innc-r guarantees them to the fullest extent.  Thirty days' trial is a delusion and a snare. If you have good luck you may get off one hatch in  that time, and even then you are uncertain, and if you reject the machine you will have to pay the  freight both ways. But with us you send ia your oi\:er and we ship the machine prepaid. When  it arrives, if it seems all right, start your hatch, and we will give you until October, 1905, before  you have to pay a ccr.t in cash. We positively guarantee that the machine is a good hatcher.  Every machine should sell a dozen, and we will, on no account, allow a machine that is defective  to remain in any neighborhood. "'      .  WHAT SIX CHATHAM INCUBA703 USERS HAVE TO  SAY:  Th������ Incubator sent mo ia working  excoedinuly well. It is very easily  operated, and so tar Vim required attention  for on y a few lafnutca p-.-r day. T1.0  first lot of eg<s. 110, on examination 1  {ousid that 53 wero not fertile, two other*  were broken accidentally, and I ba I 61  chiefcs or about 90 per cent, of the lertik-  eg?*. The aeooud trial of 110 gavo me PJ  living: chickens. The brooder, give*  equJly good tatisfaction. The y.'unjf  broods are rfoiiijr vroll. Yours triily,  J. E. J0.1N3TOJT, Editor Leamiuiftou  ro*t, Loaciinffion, Oat.  I h*re med your N������. 2 Inrculmtor for  thr ^a ^utoht-a, and am ao well pleased  with it that T ordered a No.3 whiubyour  agrent, Mr. Tumbull, brought to-day. My  tliird liatoh came r.ff yesterday ������ith 112  chiolu out ot 119 egz* We have sl������o ������  Chatham Fannin? Mill which (rives Rood  satisfaction. I will not loae un opportunity of recommending the Chatham  machines to my friends. Tours respectfully, MK3. SIDNEY SMITH, Scotland,  Out.  Chatham Incubators and Brooders have every new improvement worth   whjlV  in an incubator or brooder.     The incubators ere made with two walls case within' "'  case, of dry material that has   been  thoroughly seasoned in our lumber yards.  They are finished in antique oak, are built solid as a rock and will stand anjr  amount of usage for years.    They are fitted with a perfect steel and brass   .  regulator that insures a successful hatch.     There has never before ;be.en  such an offer as  this made in the whole world.     The sooner: you'^.tfike.j,  advantage of this offer, the more time you will have  before'1'October-,  1905, to make first payment.    Cut off the coupon and sendMt'mitorday.c,  for our bo'klet on the way to raise chickensj what -it'eti'dts'-an'tf'your-,r >,  profit.      You will obtain all information regarding'':thb''.Gtia'tha'ro  Incubator. ,-uy.ii H w:-.--i>-K-'5 .;'!;/'  The No. 3 incubator; on suit me is all  ri ht, wa hatched out of ]"9 fertile cgjrM,  102 good strong ,chi ks, and the brooder  oaved tiiem all. We ha-1 in tneincubator  at the tains lime, in the o.her tray, 44  d ick egfrs a id 31 koosj ejc-. Sp from which  we j������ot 89 uueks and 32 geese; total, 71  Irom 73 en 3, also h.itehe ! 6 turkeys at;  the same time th t the hen egu������ were in.  We recouniieu 1 th������ Chatham Jncubator  a .(I Lirooder 10 bo the liest and surest  to hatch, iind.r all circumstances, of any  other in fee. We have handled four  other makes, in our poultry business  which we run on s. larjre 8 nle at Birtle,  kecpins Barred Plymouth Kocks, I'ekin  Ducks, Toulon Oece ai.d Mammoth  Bronze Turkeys. Yours truly, D. A.  ADAMS. Bit tie, M'n.  The No. 2 Incub tor I bought from  yoa is all you re'-ommendtd it to be. I  put in 101 ejrjrs and after tes'.ins out the  infertile one*, I havo 72 chicks. I find  the machine first clans in every particular  and easy to run, if directions are followed  careful!v. Yours respectfully, MBS.  HENRY CEASE,  Warrca, Ont.  I wish to let you know of my success  with j our Incubator. Out of 124 cxg-< I  Kot 74 chicks, and out of my a-c net  hatch f got 94 from J06 eirgs. I f nd tiia  machine a pure mo-ess if run accord'ng  to directions. Toe brooder is a wonde?,  and 1 have nob lost a thick a* yet, ana  they are almost featheri-d. Yours truly,  JOHN U. AloKINKON, CoUlngwood, Out.  Your No. 2 Chatham Inoubater has  given rery gro d returns fcha Irsc hatch.  Out of 60 e^gs, I had 42 chicks. I v������aj  rather at mid of wasting the eggs, and so  did not fill the mactiine, but when tha.  ch.cks came, I was soiry I had not flllf A  it. Will recommend ycur Incubator i������  mr neighbors. Yours s.ncerely, MRS,  MARGARET llcUNTOSH, Wuitowood,  AtMtW  ;> no\bi ���������'?  The Manson Campbell Co^ Limited v  DSPT. 82 CHATrTA'Mlia-HT^'f!-  Manufacturers of Chatham Incubators and. Brooders  Distributing Warehouses at Moiltrw������i;! Qnto.v&raffrfoni'Xtaaii  Calgtuvr, Alt������., Now 'VVqa/juiii^r, BJ0..iJlalit&c,i}$.Sf  Mention tht* papeft'  'HVi-A f.:y>i  Gh*tl\*.iu  >.o.  OM-.StV: vr-r-  CAMPBELL  'TANNING7 :"  'MILL CO.    :  ��������� ;,������������������.   LJtnitai  CHATHAM, QNTr ,  ���������i./..: -    Please aend^'yottt >.  descriptive Catalog ne of the:  ! I'Chivtnam Incubator, together  with alt informationajwint your ���������-  KfcUl offer, whereby rio cash Will  Haiduatit Odwbor, 11*05.''������  Tilti'  ^���������ikV. *ii .-������������'���������'���������'.-������ ^.'  iietito Chatham, Gti\. '  ....vt  ��������� 'a !'���������','  it!.!.'.n,'w  .tfi'ij:-:-  I'/,:;  .Ki.'.'  nil Cfc Ikdicy Gazette  ORd-  Similkameen Advertiser.  Issued on ThiU'SdnyH, by the Hkdi.kvOaxkttk  I'lUNTIXt; ASM I't'JlUSlHXO tJO.Ml'ANV,  Limited,  at Hedley, 1$. V.  -  Subscriptions in Advance  Por Year...;-.. :.'. .$������00  Six Months ..'.... ������������������ -1.00  ���������New  Moon  Fcb.'l  H8  ^F Vull Moon  cL        vob. la  First ciuni'.  I'cb. 12  vL  it  '  ���������iii.stnunr.  Feb. 2JJ.  1905  ���������������.������.  FEB  ������  1905  Sun.  Mon.  lues  Wed,  Thu.'Fri. Sat.  i  2  ���������.������.       t  5  r  0  7  8  9  10     11  12  13  U  15  10  17     IS  19  20  21  22  'o ���������'  23  24     25  20  27  28  If any considerable scheme of railway  construction is introduced the claims  of Mr. Shatford dare not be overlooked,  as he has undoubtedly made the House  feel that, the Similkaiiieen must be  remembered among the first.  The debate upon the subject of "better terms" promises to come up at an  early date. The Opposition leader has  given assurance that his following will  support the Government in anything  looking to better aid being got from  Ottawa.  ,T. H. Hawthornthwaite has a bill  making an eight hour law compulsory  in smelters in the province. This has  been laid over for a few days in order  to allow the owners of smelters to  present their views oil the subject  before-the members.  No other bill of special importance  has come before the house yet.  NOTICE.  WJ. HENDERSON, of tho Commercial  ��������� Hotel, Hedley, intends to apply to the  Licence Commissioners for the Nicola Diatrlct  (or permission to transfer his hotel licence to  J. K. Fraser. :"  .   .  Dated at Hudloy, February 22nd, 1905.  6-i \V. J. HENDERSON.  FAIRVIEW ITEMS.  NOTICE.  Ar\ DAYS from the Unto hereof 1 intend to  w apply to tho Chief Commissioner of Lands  and Works for permission to purchase 1(>0 acres  of land, being the S. K. 1 of section 5, township  51, Osoyoos District.  Dntcd the ISth day of February, 1005.  &-i HUGH LEIR.  LAND  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given thai  date I intend to apply to  ntiasloner of Lands and Works  PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE  A   Comprehensive  Summary Of   What  Is  Transpiring At The Capital.  [Special to the Gazette.]  The present session of the Legislature .'promises' to be among the short-  ost in the history of the province.  There are those who believe that within another four or five weeks prorogation will be reached.  The debate on the address in reply  to the speech of His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor proved a very short  one, differing essentially from those of  other years. C B. Ross of Fernie and  F. Taylor of lievelstoke, the mover  and seconder of the address, delivered  splendid speeches.-"'They 'referred to  the success which had attended the  present government in its efforts to  place the province on a sound basis.  The deplorable financial condition at  the time when the Premier took power  had in a large measure been overcome,  and the finances of the country were  being put on a sound basis. The surplus, though small, was something  which the people of the province rightly feel proud of.  Mr. Taylor said the tax payers had  Stood manfully by the government in  the strenuous time, and though their  taxes were necessarily increased, had  not grumbled. He laid stress upon the  fact that ���������'better terms" from Ottawa  were a necessity. Only two other  .speeches were delivered on the address,  those of the two leaders.  J. A. Macdonald, leader of the opposition, spoke very deliberately and  refrained from anything which could  be regarded as severe in his criticism  of the government's policy. He took  exception to the condition of mining,  making a plea against the 2 per cent,  mineral tax. The finances showed that  the industry was not as flourishing he  said as last year. In his reply the  Premier pointed out that with a total  mineral production of $15,000,000 worth  last year and only $65,000 raised under  the 2 per cent, tax that the mineral  industiy could not be said to be unduly taxdd.  What was perhaps watched for most,  particularly by all members of the  House, in the speech of Premier Mc-  Bride was his reference to a railway  policy. He explained that last year he  had entered into negotiations looking  During the past week the weather  has been delightfully fine, calm and  sunny. On Sunday a chinook sprang  up, bringing rain and fog���������a change  very much for the worse, since it  means muddy roads and probably a  fresh supply of colds.  The telephone has now been in operation for some days. The only instrument in Fairview is established in  Jas. Stewart's store, now leased by J.  P. McCuddy. There has been considerable dissatisfaction expressed, about  the location of the telephone office. It  appears that the public convenience  was not consulted in the matter unless  one ciin- give that name to the Liberal  committee in town. However, the  main thing is that the telephone is in  operation, and there would have been  objections no matter where the office  was located. In a three inile town like  this there should, be at least two  phones.  Mr. i). J. Rippin, the new lessee and  part owner of the Park -ranch, is just  completing the erection of a fine new  house and barn on the property. The  Park Ranching .Company will plant  out several hundred more apple trees  this spring iresides a lot of small fruits.  Al Piper has completed his contract  of 4,000 fence rails and is proceeding  with the erection of the fence around  R. H. Parkinson's pre-emption. Mr.  Parkinson will plant about 25 acres of  fruit trees and 25 acres of hay this  spring.  There is to be a general round-iip of  the Ellis cattle on the 15th of March,  when the stock will be counted and  turned over to the Southern Okanagan  Land Company.  A petition is being circulated here  addressed to the Governor-Gcueral and  praying for the re-appointment of Sir  Henri Joly de Lotbiniere as Lieutenant-Governor of B.C. It is being signed  by everyone, and is being generally  circulated throughout the province.  The genial host of the Golden Gate  hotel is fencing in about half an acre  of land for a garden and will soon be  able to supply his guests with the earliest and best of green fodder.  The measles in town was confined to  the Phelps family and is now safely  over.  that sixty days after  to the Chief Com-  _.���������._.. brks for permission  to purchase 1C0 acres of sceond class land in the  Osoyoos Division of Vale District, .as follows :  Commencing ut a post planted 20 chains north  of the centre of Section 24, Township 54, running  thence 80 chains north, thence 20 chains west,  thenco 80 chains south, thence 20 chains cast to  the pGint of commencement  Dated at Fairview, H. C, this twenty-sixth  day of January, A. D., 1903.  4-J D. M. McDOUGALL.  LAND  NOTICE.  permission  to purchase 160 acres of land, beginning at a  post on the south boundary of Lot 292 at Va-  seaux lake; thence south along-the shore of lake  80 chains, thence west 20 chains, thence north  80 chains, thence cast 20 chains to point of beginning.    E. K. VENNER,  4-4 R. Vbnnkb, agent.  Land Notice.  TAKE NOTICE that 60 days from date I  intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner  of Lands and Works for permission to purchase  the south half of N. YV. }Section 33, Tp. 49,  Osoyoos District.  Dated at Fairview, January 26th, 1905.  3-4 R. B. VENNER.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements....  SATURDAY Mineral Claim, situate in the  ��������� "Osoyoos Mining Division of'Yale District.  Where located:   Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that I. H. A. Whillans. free  miner's certificate No. I17KUS, intend, sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements  for tho purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  tho above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such.Certiftcato o( Improvements.  Dated this 30th day of January, A. D. 1905.  3-8 H. A. WHILLANS.  NOTICE.  KEREMEOS NOTES.  The first call for medical assistance  from Keremeos, over the telephone,  was on Wednesday last, when Dr.  Whillans was summoned to attend  Mr. Barcello's youngest son.   The case  Certificate of Improvements.  PITTSBURG Mineral Claim, situate in the  Osoyoos Mining Division of Yale District.  Where located: Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that I. It. H. Pai-kiiiMiii. as  aKCiit for L. W. Shatford. F. M. C. B6202X,  and \V. F. Cameron, F. M. C. B22J76, intend,  sixty days from date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  R.H.PARKINSON.  Dated Dec. 12, A.D.. 1901. 1-8  NOTICE.  was not at all serious;   Mr.  Manuel  to the construction of the Coast-Koot- j Barcello himself was in a worse plight.  enay road. When the House rose he  had expected that some conclusion  might have been reached which would  have authorized him in calling a summer session. He had failed however to  come to arrangements.  At the present time he had under  consideration several schemes, and before long he might be able to make a  statement with reference to some railway legislation which might be introduced.  The history of bonusing railways in  B. C. in the past the Premier said had  not been very wisely done. He would,  before introducing any railway legislating, see that the assets of the province  were  not  drawn upon beyond  what could be borne.   He was determined to proceed slowly in the matter.  Up to the present time no further  statement   has    been  made  by   the  Premier in the House.   The question  of railway legislation is however receiving the most careful attention, and  Mr. Shatford, the member for Similkameen, is doing all in his power to  press upon the memhers of the Legislature the importance of going to the  utmost extent in providing for a road  through the rich country he represents.  Some four weeks agpjie fell on the ice,  and, as he thought, sprained his knee,  but examination by the doctor developed the fact that he was suffering  from a fractured knee cap.  Messrs. G. Price and B. Knudson  have returned from their claims on  Keremeos creek, where they have been  working all winter. They were fortunate enough to strike a two foot lead of  fine looking quartz, at a depth of  twenty-five feet. This ore on surface  assayed about $80.00 in gold.  Early last week we were very much  excited and pleased at the sound of  (what we thought) wild geese travelling low and going north. On investigation we discovered it was simply  Mr. F. Surprise's pet gander prognosticating a change of weather.  Mr. Groves is making rapid headway  with the sub-division of the Coulthard  estate; and it is reported that several  lots have already been sold. It is no  longer necessary to discourage enquirers for land in the Similkameen, and  with the advent of a rail and an  early spring wo would be in a position  to take our rightful place at the head  of the fruit growing sections of B.C.  Certificate of Improvements.  BOSTON Mineral Claim, situate in the Osoyoos  Mining Division of Yale District. Whore  located: Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that I, R. H. Parkinson ar  agent for W. F. Cameron, administrates  of the estate of G. M. Stumps, Free Miner's  Certificate No. B22470. intend, sixty days from  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a crown grant of the aboyo  claim.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37, must be commenced before tho issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  R. H. PARKINSON.  Dated Dec., 12, A.D., 1901. 1-8  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  STEMWINDER AND CHARTER OAK Mineral Claims, situate in tho Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District. Whcro located :  Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that I. Charles doB. Green as  agent for M. K. Rodgers, free miner's  ccrtillciitc No. B8532G and for George H. Cahill.  F. M. C. No. 1178915, intend, sixty days from  the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of tho a-  bovc claims.  And further take notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before the issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 23rd day of December, 190J.  1-8 C. deB. GREEN.  NOTICE.  Certificate of Improvements.  LORENIA, LION'S PAW. RENO. : CANADIAN BELL, COPPER WORLD FRACTION and MIDNIGHT SUN Mineral  Claims, situate In the Osoyoos Mining  Division of Yale District. Whore located:  In Camp Hedley.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Francis W. Groves,  acting as agent for Horatio J. Duffey, free  miner's certificate No. 6803, and. T. D. Pickard,  free miner's certificate No. B62035, intend, sixty  days from date hereof, to apply to tho Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements,  for tho purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of  the above claims.  And further tako notice that action, under  section 37. must be commenced before tho issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 20th day of January, A. D��������� 1905.  2-8 FRANCIS W. GROVES.  S  HARD WHEAT  FLOUR  Uniform and White; Made from  Selected wheat, grown on new  lands in the Northwest Territories.  THE COLUMBIA FLOURING MILLS CO., Ltd.  VERNON and ENDERBY, B.C.    .  SIMILKAMEEN  Livery, Feed and Sale Stable  Single and Double  Drivers.  Wood for  Saddle  and  Horses.  Sale.  Pack  HOPKINS (8fc McINNES, Proprietors, Hedley, B. C.  When in Keremeos  -   STOP AT  The Central Hotel  j  TWEDDLE ������!, REITH, Proprietors.  Good Accommodation and Strict Attention to the  Wants of the Public.   Livery Barn in Connection.  M  A  G  JA  Z  I  N  gm Drug and book store  Brushes���������  Qur Stock of Hat, Cloth, Hair, Tooth and Nail  Brushes is most complete���������Worthy Hair Blushes���������Long Bristles���������Solid Backs.  Toilet Soaps-  Our Soaps are noted for Purity and Refreshing Qualities.  ���������Dainty Goods at Dainta Prices��������� "~  JOHN LOVE  Druggist   and   Stationer.  R  I  O  D  1  C  A  S  Keremeos  GEO. KIRBY, manager.  First Class  in Every Respect.     Commercial and Mining-  Headquarters of the Keremeos and Lower Similkameen Valleys.    Post House on Pen ticton-  ton-Princeton Stage Line.  KEREMEOS,  B. C.  (F*  J. fl. SCHUBERT  Wholesale and Retail  General     7VYe*~oHeint  Groceries  Hardware  Dry Goods  Flour and Feed  Gents' Furnishings  Sash and Doors  Boots and Shoes  Lumber and Shingles  Etc., ��������� Etc.  m>c.) jclc.  Stores-HEDLEY and PENTICTOM.  CSBI  sdFEI Town and Distrha.  Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Rodgers left for  the coast on Wednesday morning.  The timely arrival of freighters this  week raised the coal oil famine.   .u:'  Great Northern freight trains' are  running into Phoenix. The passenger  service will begin next Tuesday. "'  Born, to the wife of Duncan Boss,  M. P., of Greenwood, February 9th, a  son.  Miss K. Johnson, of Victoria*, the  teacher for the new school at the  Nickel Plate, came in on Tuesday's  stage.  J.'K. Fraser has bought out W. J.  Henderson's interest in the Commercial hotel and will henceforth run the  business himself., ���������  John Love has improved both the  appearance and the light of his store  by putting in a large new window in  front.  Phoenix curlers captured" many of  the buns at the Kootenay 'Curling  Association's bonspiel held in Nelson  recently.  A burst in the water pipe at the  Grand Union corner on Saturday afternoon was responsible for a" wet time  for a while until the water was shut  off up at the mill. '  Freighters state that' the roads are  beginning to soften up. The mud is  mostly superficial, but in some of the  silty bottoms the softening is from below as if the frost were coming out.  The Friday Club met at Mrs Hard-  wick's last week when the subject discussed was 'American humorists.'  This week the Club will meet at Miss  Megraw's and the subject will be 'Canadian'Poets.'  The first meeting of the Nicola Licensing Board held in Hedley took place  in the Gazette office on Tuesday when  tho licence for the Commercial hotel  was transferred from W. A. McLean  to W. J. Henderson. There were present Chief Licence Inspector Hugh  Hunter and Commissioners C. E Thomas of; Princeton, and A., Megraw of  Hedley, the latter having recently  been transferred from the Licensing  Board of Southeast Yale to that of  Nicola.  Electrician Cootes has l>eun busy setting up the new 20,000.1b. electric motor for the electric tramway at the  Nickel Plate mine. This motor will be  the great mogul of the line, and will  have brawn enough in its shoulders to  perform any duty required of it from  yanking a saw-logout of the, woods to  handling a trainload of ore. The motor  formerly in use will henceforth bo employed only on the lighter work of the  road.    ' '  The Hedley Lumber Co. are. going  to do their share to keep things, humming next summer. They are getting  out a large stock of logs this season.  Last week about 30,000 feet were taken  out, and over a million feet have- now  been secured. On; Monday, Angus  Stewart and Ben Switzer went up to  Princeton to start another logging  camp up there, and a considerable por-  tionof next season's cut will thus come  down the Similkameen after the ice  goes out.  The number of acceptances for the  Bachelors' Ball is increasing every day  and the attendance from' the outside  will be large. The Hotel Similkameen  "which is to supply, the supper is paying all attention, to .the larder these  days, so do a little judicious dieting  from now on.  Balmy air with the last of the snow  disappearing off the flat and the calling of crows and jays has given quite  a spring appearance during the past  week. But the weatherwise shake"  their heads and say "It's too early  yet." St. Patrick's Day and the first  robin are required to inspire real confidence in the advent of spring.  The Nickel Plate barber shop this  week added to its ontfit one of Koken's  royal hydraulic chairs manufactured  in St.Louis. This is the latest and  most improved get-up in the way of a  barber's chair, the raising and lowering being effected without even the  suggestion of jar or shock to the occupant. Mr. McDonald has made his  shop in Hedley to compare with the  best city shops.  Delays in the customs at  Vernon  . continue to be among the most exasperating trials that the public in this  part have to contend with.   Stuff con-  . signed to parties in Hedley will lie  there month after month, no notice  being given,   and when  the owners  write to inquire about it the collector  at Vernon, dead to the world, will not  answer any letter.     Mr.   McDoald's  barber chair shipped to him early last  fall, only reached him this week.    After writing letter after letter he finally had to write to a friend in Vernon  to go personally to get the stuff away  from'this man and have it sent on.  This is only one case.     There are dozens, and something will have to be  done to end this nuisance.  It is exceedingly pleasing to note  that all are interested in helping along  the good cause of securing for the Similkameen all the advantages which  the district should possess,  to obtain  its share of   the general   prosperity  which is coming our way.   This week  Mr. M. K. Rodgers, general manager  of the Daly Reduction   Company, is  having circulated petitions for a triweekly mail service to Penticton, a triweekly mail service to the Boundary,  telephone extension to the Boundary  either by way of Anarchist Mountain  or to some point to the: South which  is now connected with the Boundary,  and'the opening up of Scott Avenue  southward to meet the main road to  Kei'emeos oh the bench to the south  west of the office thereby avoiding the  inconvenience at present experienced  in taking the road through the works  of the Daly Reduction Co. All of these  are in the interests of Hedley and the  district generally, and Mr. Rodgers is  rendering   yeoman    service  in   thus  voluntarily taking the initiative and  bearing the expense of circulating the  petitions, which it is  hoped  will be  signed by all.  The people of Anarchist Mountain  are red hot on the subject of telephone  connection between the Similkameen  and the Boundary district. They have  made a thorough canvass of. the district and find that there will be sufficient local business to make the line  pay from the start. A letter received  from Mr. Letts requests assistance towards that end by the Hedley Board  of Trade. It Ms encouraging to note  that communities all along the route  are taking^a live interest in this matter, for it will'make the chance of securing it very much stronger.  Mr. W. A.  McLean has gone eastward obtaining signatures to the petitions got out by Mr. M. K. Rodgers referred to elsewhere. It is Mr. McLean's  intention to do the whole district between here and the Boundary, so that  not a name will be left off. Should the  Public Works Department demur at  the expense of putting the telephone  line through all the way from Fairview  to Midway, Mr. Rodgers will undertake  to make   connections    between   the  boundary line and the Nighthawk if  the Goverment will   take it  to the  boundary line, but surely, when we  have the whole country with us between'here'and Midway there will be  no chance of failure to get the Government to. extend the work of making it  a direct through line.  PENTICTON NOTES.  being opened up on the Ellis side of  the creek. Lots are being cleared east  of Ellis street. Building is greatly retarded by the scarcity of lumber. The  Kelowna mill cannot get logs out of  the woods for want of snow and the  Enderby mills cannot get theirs because they are frozen in in the river.  A local saw mill here this summer  would do a rushing business.  There  is a good   opening here for  a white laundry.  Local chickens have turned loose for  the season. Fresh eggs 40 cts.  We have land seekers here. Some  are of the class that sit around the  hotel stove all. day warming their  shins and know all about it. They  won't go out and look around but expect to find the finest land in the country left vacant at the hotel door for  their own particular benefit. They go  away and run down the country when  in fact they know nothing about it.  Weather? well now you're talking.  Just imagine.. This 20th day of February 56 degrees above zero in the  shade: ABOVE, mind you; don't do  like the Vernon News and say it is below. The coldest we have had this  winter was on the night of the 10th  inst.���������20 below, "(put it 'below' this  time.)  . Work on the survey here is progressing favorably. Mr. W. T. Shatford  is constantly on the ground as busy as  he can be. '  Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Schubert of Hedley are spending a few days in town  before returning to their home. "  It is very certain that the dock at  Penticton will, prove inadequate for  the increased traffic in the coming  season.  Our school is barely holding its own  with a total of ten pupils, It wont be  long until we will have enough c to entitle us to a building. The pupils have  shown marked improvement since the  advent of Miss Edith Ashworth as  teacher.  H. Tillyard has returned home after  a lengthy sojourn in Hedley.  pooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooboooooooooooooooooioofl)  DI   IIZ> 1=> 1=> !=*<=>  /\IND  w  IF  e have a lot of Lumbermen's Rubbers, and  Men's, Women's and Children's Overshoes  left, and have decided to sell them off  Cost  as We don't wish to carry a single pair over  for next season. We have marked them down  from 20 to 25%. BIf you require a pair, secure  them at once as they will soon be all sold.  W. T. SHATFORD <2b CO.  , General Merchandise, HEDLEY,B.C.  The Pioneer Carriage  and  Repair Shop  HEDLEy.     ��������� B.6.  Horse-Shoeing and all kinds  of Blacksmithing done.   :   :  Cawston 8 Edmond  HEDLEY, B.C.  GEO. fi. SPR0ULE,  Proprietor.  F. RICHTER & CO.  General Store  KJEv RJEMeOS,  B.C.  Penticton is beginning to wake up  at last. Buildings are going iip and the  sound of saw and hammer is heard the  week long. Percy Marks hotel is being  shingled. McDougall's livery and feed  stable is completed. Mr. Ellis is building a neat cottage on the hill near A.  H. Wade's residence. George Gartrell  is building a butcher shop. Streets are  A Large and Entirely  New Stock of General   Merchandise  Just Opened.  Prices Reasonable.  Hedley  Feed  and  Sale Stable  HEDLEY,  B.C.  Similkameen bred  and  Similkameen fed Cattle  liave long been noted for  furnishing the finest meats  for the Boundary and the  Kootenays.  Buy it at home and know  that you are getting, the  Best.  Give Us a Call!  Strictly First Class Service.  Special Attention given to  the Travelling Public.  Teaming of all kinds done.  Horses Bought and Sold.  Choice Meats Always on   Hand.  lONfl HOUSE  HOTEL SIMILKAMEEN  HEOE-EY, B.C.  The Leading Hotel of the Similkameen Valley.  This House is New and First Class in Every Respect,  Being Equipped with all Modern Conveniences���������Electric Light, Telephone, Baths, Etc.        :       :       :       :  ������Rat������9 JWodL&rat&c  A. McDermett, Proprietor.  W. F. REVELY,  Proprietor.  Fairview's  Lead i ng  Hotel.....  1������ Golden Gate  H. JONES, Proprietor.  WHEN journeying to the  Boundary Country arrange your plans to stop  and rest a while at the  IONA HOUSE, the halfway hotel between Midway  and Sidley. This is where  the stage stops for dinner.  Good Accommodation at  Moderate Rates.  J. s. McLean,  Proprietor.  This house was lately overhauled and enlarged, and  is now comfortable and  convenient.  moderate.  OTEL  EDLEY  Charges  ���������WlJ  FAIRVIEW, B.C.  Subscribe  for  the Gazette.  The  Leading  House  For  Commercial  Men.   :   :   :  Best Only Provided for Table  and Bar.  DO. HACKNEY, Prop. AbOUt the  3  ....House  I  ft  <$  tiErV*������������M������������������������������������������������������������������������������������fr  VAEIOUS  SALADS.  Egg; and Lettuce Salad���������Boil six  cgga iter fifteen minutes, then throw  thetu Into cold water and allow them  ,to remaht there until cold. Itemovo  the shells and cut each egg into  four pieces. Place crisp lettuco  leaves on a largo platter, lay a  piece of egg on each leaf, sprinkle  lightly with salt and pour mayonnaise over all.  Cottage    Cheese Salad.���������Begin    by  making    your    mayonnaise and    arrange your lettuce leaves on a large  flat dish'.   Break with, the bowl of a  spooa    the cheese into small crumbs,  and    whea this is done moisten    it  gradually     with     the     mayonniase  dressing���������rubbing and blending it all  together into a creamy mass.   When  the     cheese    has    reached this state  drop a tablespoonfi'il of it upon each  lettuce    leaf.      Set   the   dish      long  enough upon the -ice' to chill the contents thoroughly and serve.  : Sweetbread Salad���������As' soon, as the  sweetbreads     are    brought       home  plunge    them   into     scalding'   water  slightly salted and allow them to remain there for ten minutes;; then lay  In iced water to whiten them.  When  entirely    cold cook them for    fifteen  minutes in Salted boiling water, wipo  them dry and lay thcra on the    ice  until they arc cold and  crisp,   when  they may be cut with a sharp knife  Into slices.     Line your salad    bowl  with    lettuce     leaves,  lay the sliced  sweetbreads    upon     these   and cover  thickly with mayonnaise dressing.  Tomato Salad with Whipped Cream  ���������Prepare the tomatoes as directed  in the last recipe; arrange in halves  upon lettuce leaves, sprinkle lightly  with salt and lay a spoonful of  whipped cream upon each. This will  be found delicious.  Tomato and Lettuce Salad���������Do not  remove the skin from your tomatoes  by scalding, but by.carefully peeling  pared rby the housekeeper herself, as  it is such a dainty dish that a hireling would uo apt to slight it and  make a failure of what might' he  otherwise a temptation to the most  fastidious gourmet. Tho only tedious part of the operation is skinning the grapes. This done, set them  aside in a cold place while you make  ready the other ingredients. Peel  tho oranges, remove the white inner  skin, separate the fruit into lobes,  each of which cut in half, and remove the seeds. Peel and slice tho  bananas, cut each nut kernel in half,  and cut the celery into half-inch  pieces. Line a salad bowl with lettuce. Mix carefully together the  grapes, nuts, oraiiges, bananas and  celery; heap them in the centre of  the bowl and pour tho mayonnaise  over them.  Then    cut   "hit 6 halves"     Ar-| Boat all  them  range on a cold dish, the crispefit let  tuc������ leaves, lay halfxa tomato on  each and scatter finely crushed ice  over all. Pill a'pretty glass bowl  with mayonnaise, and in serVing the  salad pour a ladleful of dressing over  each piece of tomato.  Sardine Salad���������One box of sardines, two bunches of celery. Mayonnaise. Drain tho oil from the sardines by laying each fisre-on soft  tissue paper, turning tho sardine first  on one side, then on the other, until  the grease is absorbed by the paper,  Separate and wash the celery, using  only the finest, whitest stalks. Cut  each piece into inch lengths,, season  with pepper, salt and vinegar. Pile  these pieces into a small pyramid  upon a glass platter and lay the sardines around the base, of the mound.  Pour  over all a  thick mayonnaise.  Cucumber Salad.���������Peel and slice  the cucumbers and lay thorn in iced  water for an hour. Drain dry, sine  a small onion and mix with the cucumbers. Lay all in a very cold  dish and pour over thoui a dressing  made, of three tablespoonfuls of vinegar, two of salad oil, a teaspoonful  of sugar and a little pepper and salt  Bat at once.  A' Handsome Supper Salad���������One cup  at Malaga grapes, three bananas,  three oranges, one cup of English  ivalnut kernels, one bunch of celery, '  jne head of lettuce, mayonnaise  dressing..    This salad must  be    pre-  SOME  DAINTY  DISHES.  Orange Sauce���������To serve with bat-  tor pudding: Hub four ounces of loaf  sugar oh the rinds of two oranges,  add the strained juice and half a  pint of water. Boil all very fast for  a few minutes and strain into a  sauce-boat.  A Hump Steak-���������Should be cut one  Inch and a half thick,  trimmed  into j  shape,  and   .then   be beaten  with    a'  rolling pin to make it  tender.   Ilroil ;  it if possible, and when not;-'cook in  a   hot,   dry  frying   pan,  turning      it'  constantly   and slipping  a  knife  under.       .,_���������������������������������������������_    .   -,..-.?.     ..',���������' ".       ,    .;,>-,  Coffee "Jelly���������Is very fashionaMe  and easily m ado as follows: Soak  half an ounce of gelatine in a jjill of  Cold water, add to it threw gills of  strong hot coffee and  sugar. Stir till ; all  then strain into a  Serve wheu cold with  ped cream.     >  Beetroot 'S.alad made as follows is  aVwa\'s popular. Take* two medium-  sized beets, boil in suited water ant  peel. Cut into ���������half-inch cubes.'Mix  with' equal quantities of celery and  some shreded red cabbage., I'our over  mayonnaise*or 'French.'"salad dressing. 'Scatter 'chopped parsley o\or  and  serve.- 'V.  For a Plain Seed Cake���������d-lub ' fnur  ounces of clarified dripping into  three-quarters of a "pound of ���������flour,  add half an ounce of carraway seeds.  four, ounces of sugar, and one- i������u������r  beaten in quarter  of a  pint,  of  milk.  Cation until the stain is removed:  Black marks on. tan leather can ho  removed by applying methylated  spirit on a flannel.  Ink can he removed from paper if  the stain is not too old, as follows:  Take a teaspoonful of chlorinated  lime and add just enough water to  cover it; take a sort cloth, moisten  it. with tho mixture and pat (do not  rub) the stain gently and it will disappear. " '  To avert chapped hands take common starch,. and grind it with a  knif������ until it. is reduced to tho  smoothest, powder. Put it into a tin  box, so as to have it always at  hand fo- use. After washing and  drying the hands, rub a pinch of  starch over them, covering ��������� the  whole surface.  To sofUm a'Mackintosh coat which  is      almost,    perfectly     hard,      proceed    as folio-s.    Pis ohc a handful  of best grey   lime in  half a pail    of  water,   and   with   this  solution     wipe  i the coats at  the' hardened parts. The  j process  should   bo  repeated   after   an  j internal   of .lour   hours.  |     Imitation frosted  glass can be pro-  j dixed   ���������?inexpensively     as      follows ���������  'Alois!en Kpsom salts with  weak  gum  a i'1   np| ly   to  t'-e gln^s  \ i h  a   rag.  When    you  icqii'C tie samp appearance,   and   tre   atmosphere   is     damp  and     .steamy,''   .moisten  putty     thoroughly   with   linseed   oil   anil     paint  the panes of glass over with  it.  A  POSITIVE   LUXURY  not a mere drink.  Ceylon Tea is Pure, Delicious and wholesome. Sold only in sealed  lead packets. Black, Mixed or Natural GREEN". By all grocers.     Received the highest award and gold medal at St. Louis.  two   ounces of  is   dissolved  border mould.  a  little   wl.ip-  DAWGEKOUS   COLDS.  Influenza,    Eronchitis.    Pneumonia  or   Consumption   Often   Follow  a  Neglected Cold-  gc-r by: Keeping  and Warm.  Avert  the  the Elbod  Dan-  Pure  together-    very   thoroughly,  place in  a greased, tin,  and bake for  ! an hour in a steady  oven.;, U  j     Cheese-and Rice.���������Take some boiled  I rico and  with'Mt  nin!--.e_ a'V vor in    a  j pie-dJsh'.'V:.V-ihtd'a'"sauce-i')an    put  omb.  j gill  of mil'-, half, an oimcp of butter,  dredge in a little flour.    Sear.nn with  I salt, and cayenne., ? Stir till all boils  J up.      I'our   this over   the.''ri-'e,   scatter      grated'cheese   on  the top     and  brown     in  the o\cn   for twenty  minutes.      Servq   very   hot.  Sultana . i-Dumnltngs. .Hub si*  ounces of finely chopped snot into  three-quarters of a pound of flour  and four ounces of bread-crumbs; add  some salt and a hall' -pound of sultanas. Hi-d with-''.on egg beaten up  in milk tiil the whole is a slack  pnsie. Divide in to dumplings, tie in  cloths, drop into boiling water, and  cook at a' steady gallop for half an  hour.  Plain     Sweet    Omelet.���������Heat-    three  e,_gs   thoroi gh'y,   add   to   them     one  o; n e     of   butter      cut   into      small  pieces,   and   one  oun-e  of  silted     su-,  gar.     f-'tir   ail   together.       I'ut     one!  o'inre  of  hnttir   into   a   clean   omelet  pan;     when    it    fiitteis pour  in     the  niixt'.<re  and   stir   until    t   begins     to  si t.    Th.-n     turn   the   edges  over   till,  the  oinel. t   is   an   oval  shape,   brown'  with   a  hot.  shovel,   and  sift    stigar :  o  cr. " j  Lemon Cheesccn'-'e filling shoiId bo  made as follows, and if put into pots i  and tied down it will keep for  months: Ta' e one pound of sugar I  and a quarter of a pound of butter,  and put into a pan to. melt. S i:coo  the j' i e if two lemons, and strain  into t e pan: add the gre.ted rin.-.s,  Hen tl'c \ oiks' .of five fresh 0.4ns.  Stir ������ll t! c time till the mixture  cooks   and   tlu'C.ens.  Heavy   colds     strain     the      lungs,  ,������<yl.ti   the   iltest,   banish   the   appe-  ' ut. ,   (aure   melancholy.    I'nlo     weak  ;i-o   I ���������,     v. hfse    hands and  feet      are  ' elitl (_'d   for   want  of   licit,  veii     blood,  alv a.\s  inteli   <.ol I.   Tin Ir   lungs    ate  ! soft���������the. heart cannot send put blood  e o -:ih     to     ma: e  them sound     and  ���������i si.run!?.     Then 'comes   the cold     and  cing ���������,   rac ing   the   frame     and  tearing   the   l-ngs.   "1 he cold  may     turn  -duinsiiO'.i   *ts,u>nM:i   'niuotuno;! I    oiuj  linn    or     bri.nr-1 it;s���������a   Huge ir.g   ill-  ! iie.sr.   or   a   swifter, death.'  All     weak  j |.<o  le sho ild  use llr.  WiUiims'   I'ink  11 Is.   The rich,  rod  blood they make  j si M n^thens   the  heart,   and   it    sends  th,s     v arm,    healing   blood   to      the  , lungs,  ad onco again the patient  is  a   strong-iun^e',   warm-blooded   man  j or woman.      Mrs.  Jane A.   Kennedy,  I' I'ouglastown,.      Que.,       bears,    the  strongest   testimony  to  tl-e   value  of  i It..   Wiranis'   Tin ;   Pills  in  cases of  ! .thin     line1.    She says.   "Jiiy   sister,  a  delicate pirV, took a scyere'cvdrl when  a) out seventeen  years  old.   iW'e tried  many   me i ins^for  her,   but she appeared      to     be constantly     growing  wo-se,  and  we feared  s'e was going  into-.consumption.-     Often.after     she  hid'    a    bad    tight   with  a     racking  cough.  1  wot Id get up to see if    she  h.d spit any blood.   At this stage a  ir end strongly   urge '   me to  give her  In.   Wi Hants'   fink   Pills.      AVitlin   a  mon;h   from  the  time she began     to  ta'e  the 1 ills sic had almost  recov-  e cd   ' er   usual  hc.'lth.    Un.'er  a  fur-'  tier  use. of'"tho pills she  is  now  well  a d   st ong,     and   7   can   recommend  the     pi Is   with  confidence to     every  weal-; person."' j  Dr. Nil i ms' Pink IV.ls are a certain en e for a'l blood and nerve  t oub'es. such as annomi.-i, debility,  1 tit; cotnplain's, rl-eurnatism, neuralgia, ht. \ itus r'anco, partial par-  .'1 sis, and the troubles that make  the lives of so many women miserable, u,. sure you get t.-'-o -onninc  pins witb the full name "Dr. ^Villi 'its' I ink 7 ills for Pale People"  on t! e wrapper around each hot. ;  St Id ly all n-c.:i ine dealers or s^-nt  ly mail at f-iO cents a l-.ox or six  b -vt\s for $2.HO ly writing the It.  V. ill ama' Medicine Co., Droekville,  Out.  work in which is sewn in largo let-  tors a passage from the speech of  Portia to Shylock, beginning "The  quality of mercy is not strained."  It was v/i.fked and sent to him by  one of his short-sentence prisoners  in token of his profound gratitudo  for the moral as wt'll as material  advantage which he owed to the humanitarian  sentiment   of his judge.  CancJi NoK'jfate, rector of Foxl������\v,  Norfolk, lCjtglatifl, is probably the  only incumbent now living who  preached on the occasion of the Into  Cu.'on Victoria's succession to the  Crown. The reverend gentloman  w->s vicar of llylaugh in lH.'lO, has  been rector of his present parish  since 1S40. and attained the venerable age of ninety-two years recently, on which occasion he coitiditctod  a funeral service in an impressive  'manner',,and with a clear voice both  in 'the church and at tho graveside  of  a   pirish'oner  Adimirnl Togo, tho famous Japan-  lose, Admiral, is : married to a woman  who is worthy of h^r brace hus-  Mand. Nosodner had the war broken  out than she discarded all the luxuries and comforls to which her...position, entitled her. doming herself  even ordi nary comforts ; wh ieh , . -cost'  noth'ng, in order that she might, to ,1  some evtent share the hardships to  which the Admiral is exposed on the'  sea.. All carriages, too. have been  dispensed with, and, this brave lady  is never seen except on foot.. ' The  fruits of these numerous economies  are for the benefit ol the wounded. '  The Duke-of Connaught has al-  wavs had the reputation of being a  Prince particularly free.-from "side."  who likes as far as possible to Ihvd  thinivs out himself.. An illustration i  of which tra:t a characteristic storv  tcP'  swart hy Indian . type,' and ho is  proud of the fact that he has risor  from the lowest ranks. In oho ol  the revolutions a few years" ago,  when he was fighting on tho side of  the Covernment, his right arm was  hit by a shell. It is staid that when  he found his arm" was nearly severed  he hacked off the rest<with his own  knife, had tho short stump bound,  and resumed his work in the field.  Now.' for his .services to Tanama  during" the critical period of its  birth.c he has been granted $50,000  to' pay the expenses of a trip to  study the military organizations of  tho leading  nations. '    .  Press your hand hard enough  over yeur mouth and you can  smother a cough, but you can't  cure it that way. The outside  is the wrong end to work on.  seoirs EfiMoEi  thoroughly cures coughs because it strikes at the root of the  trouble. The throat and lungs  need a regular syctem of education to cure an old cough.  The point of value about  Scott's Emulsion and coughs b  thai while Scott's .Emulsion  docs soothe the raw throat and  lungs!-Qi^irsd^yourisBjs^ and  hcsls ihe inflamed eajfefi  JL J&pl*8^J������ftttW& tissue  i^5.f>eal^}^ssue^lv5;Tonty  real cure Ur an qld^ough.  SeaJ tor Free Sample.  HINTS   FOR T1TR   HOWE  When  ironing stand your  iron on n  an   white  brick  and  see  hi.w   much  loig.r  it v. 1 1 remain  hot than  whew  pt.t  on  an   or  in ny  stand.  To remo.c Whitewash spots from  floors or furniture slightly moisten  a i anno! with paraffin, and apply to  the spots. Tl.is will erase the while-  wash, and docs not injure tho most  delicate  paint.  Silver is tften polished too much.  Try wa.hing it in warm waier and  Buds, using a little soda, and rub  with a 81 ft cloth till dry. Too much  plate powder Is used by inexperienced  P������-o, 1 >, and tho result on the silver  is  bad.  Water pot plat ts by immersing the  pots, right over the top, iu tepid  waio'* a quarter'of an hour once a  week or of I oner if the room is kept  very hot. Water standing always in  the sau'-ers does more harm than  good.  Piity brass may be made to look  liko now by pouring strong ammonia  on it, rubbing with a soft brush,  and rinsing it in clear water.  To Clean Fur Skins and Rugs.���������  Take equal parts of flour and powdered salt, which should be well  heated in an oven, and thoroughly  rub the fur. It should afterwards  beTJ??J.l^srEiken^to .get rid of flour  ancf salt."" "  To destroy blackbeetles In the Itit-  chcif we know'"of" 'nothing' so good  as borax. Scatter this freely at  night in cc^>|&^bys^d|fltoFe, and  keep it on 'wc shelves'- "dfH'iipfioards.  In the morning you will ������wrep up  tr������"' of vour hlatt^^qne-mle*.  i'TftVe /rrense out "or  plylnff  leather by ap-  TERSONAL POINTERS.  Interesting   Gossip   About     Some  Prominent People.  The second largest ranch in the  world is in Texas, att'd is owned by  Airs. Adair. It extends to a million acres and produces a revenue of  over $250,000 a year.  Kir h>nust t'assol his what is  practically a private orchestra,  which, for some month* in the year  fol'ows h'm from Newmarket to  I/ondon, and even to Switzerland  Th<* conductor is permanently retained, and tho musicians are engaged  for a long ."season.  Kuholik. the violinist, pays Sl.fi'tO  annually as insurance on his bow  hand alone, so that if it wrero at  any time injured so as to proven^  him from fulfilling an engagement  he would receive $1.0,000 as compensation. Tf his hand were totally  disabled so that he could never play  again he. would got $50,000, which  would enable him to live in comfort  apart from all the money ho has already saved.  Tho appointment of Afr. Robert  Nathan, of tho Indian Civil Service,  to bo private secretary to Lord  Otirzon. Viceroy of Tndfa, is one  of more than usual interest, nifd he  *m tho first Jew to obtain such a position in the service. He ia a brother of Sir Matthew Nathan, recently appointed n over nor of Flong-  who, if Zionist aspirations in  come to fruition. will  motetjJ; prtfhably���������_be-tho..firKrt. fjoyern.or  of j|h������ autonomous Jewish colony  ttiefeS ;_     n ,. ,.v, .. .,,.ifft.  how, when returning from his  Inst trin to India, he determined ,to  ; ascertain bv practical experiment, if  stokinsr were really such hard work  as they say. and for this purpose  donned���������or rather dp^ed*���������the necessary iramtentft, and, ���������descending to  the cn<vine-room, proceeded to ply  his shovel with enthusiasm, for the  space of half an hour.  Tt is not generally known  lord H'uls'-ury is an export fencer.  His st'u-dv square shouldered figure  o"cn now is more a prize-ring hero's  than a lawyer's: indeed, it is said  he has'' u recollection dear to hbn  nnent.'this. Fngagcd in a Northern  town in a heavy case, ho took a  long-walk-after the Court rose, when  ho found he was resneetfullv followed  bv a group of lads . ami loafers.  Reaching his: inn he spoke to the  buvd'ord. who, passing the doorway  where tho Uk's wore peering over  oa'h other's shoulders, told them to  move plf. "Ah! he's a foine man."  was the onlv answer. "AVe'd like to  S'-R him foight." lord Flulshury  had been mistaken for.n celebrated  bruiser'  0-"tnTal Fstoban Huestas. Com-  mnnder-in-fhlef of the. Army of Pan-  atin, is bepeved to bo the youngest  ami smallest general in tho world,  as his country is the youngest, if  not the stnnl'est, of Permhlics. Me  is about twentv-nine years old, and  has been a soldier since he was eight  or    nin".     His     features    are  of  the  A E00N TO CHILDREN".  A med!'jir.i������ that will keep iufan's  and joi.ns children plump, good na-  tnrcd, with a clear eye and a rosy  skin, is-a boon not only to mothers  but to humanity. Such a medicine  is Haby's (������wn Tablets., .which  promptly oire all the minor ailments of little ones, and makes thorn  eat well, play well and\,sleep well".  You can safely take-the words of  the thousands of mothers who have  proved the value * of these Tablets;  for instance; Ti!>s. J. rt.- Sta'ndon,  Weyburn. N. W. T.. sa.\s:_������������������ "I havo  proved the great value' of Baby's  Own 'I ablets in cases of diarrhoea,  constipation.' hives, and when teething, and I would ^not be'without  them." The Tablets are eirjually  good for. the tendcrest little baby  or the well grown chiln, and they  are guaranteed free from opiates  and harmless. ��������� Sold by all druggists, or sent bv mail at 25 cents at  box. by writing The Pr,.-'.'.Williams',.  Medicine Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.  ���������IDLE  Do not  by    the  HRAO." /.'..'���������,.  let your hcart.be troubled  man who comes back and  tells w! at wonderful success he has  had as a result of leaving his home  town. It is well enough for the sake  of politeness to listen, to his stories'  of immense bt:s ncss deals or fabu-  that ! lous s laries of wonderful oners  whith ho was compelled to refuse because he was of.eicd still nn re by  someonn else; but do not swallow  ts e ta les. rl bo men who go away  and succeeed do not need to tell of  their succesn. You hear of their  Kucco.-s It speaks for itself: Yo.'i  are doing better than the noisy ones  who hove to go  their success,  their e.> ample,  with, disaster.  about  and  shout  of  Attempt to.   follow  and you  will, rneet  HOT  WATFR  FROM THI'V SUN.  At Los Angeles, Oalifornia, the experiment-has been tried of using the  rays of. the sun to create power and  to"heat water for domestic purposes.  At an ostrich farm near the city a  solar motor is in operation every  sunny day, or about three hundred  in a";> car. and pumps 1,400 gallons  in a 'minute. Solar heaters aro  placed on the roofs of houses and  conrerted with water pipes. Ono  heater will supply water for doni<������a-  tic purposes for an ordinary family.  OHGOL  Mih Coush3 and Colds, and Pare-Ye &ra Proving tho Wonderful  Curative Pjwar of  DLCHA.IB'S  STo?p LINSEEDaEd TURPENTINE  FnB Africa  (M-.-n.Me   um.   ih   .<;������t."cr   ny   a\>- j mt$$.    years ^^^At^'1,ot^t^^rr,(ih\, I  white e* egg tovthe spot and j hal |ruo������ffst his most cher?9������ied nos-  AVlien grown people neglect theiv  r<ilir.ciit3 and allow them to devob.-p  into serious diseases, they havo no  one t������  blame  but  theiftse.lvos.  With children it is different, be-  cauHft they do not realize tho seri-  oiJEtiess of a neclecti?d cold nor tho  tmeans of obtaining cum. an'd many  a child, as he grows older and finds  himnelf a victim of pneumonia, con-  srmption. bronchitis, asthma o>-  throat trouble, cannot but- sec that  his parents were responsible for nc^  electing treatment when his ailment began in the form of a cold  To-day tho schools- havo many a  vacant scat on account of coughs  and cokls, and many children who  are (here should be at home. What  treatment an; those children getting?  Do their parents realize th������> seriousness of neglecting to cure a cold''  Havo they proved the merits of fir  Lhasa's Syrup of Linseod and Turpentine    as a .jcuro ^or coughs    and  S- M$iJU %&& !:AlM h?dred  'ft"-"*    ""*no rorniKly  ^���������r^b^rSt/piC:  have,  ,fox^.  f'^.^t.her.c.,  'fKro������������~x������iii&.  diseases that has anything liko thp  sale of Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseod  and Turpentine.  Airs. Gcorgo Brown, 71 Jtarbord  Street, Toronto, writes:��������� "Our children have been very subject to  croup, and wo havo fouml that Dr.  Chaso's Syrup of Linseod and Turpentine has always brought -quick  relief. By using 11 at tho first sign  of trouble tho disease is chocked at  once. AVe always keep this remedy  in tho house, and, in fact, feel that  wo could" not do without it. AAe  also use it for coughs and colds with  oxcellent results, and recommend i*  to our friends."  Be careful when you buy to ec*  that the portrait and signature of  Dr. Chase p.ro on the wrapper. If  you sr:nd tho children to tho store,  warn them not to accept any imitation or Mufr/stitoUon. Children liko  to take Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed ami Ttirpcmtine, and there 1������  so prompt and effective,  a pottle:  family ttlw,,., three  I I:. . . V '  Is..    nn.|������s,-^ Jf'" itiXtiiutiaoti,   :.11ft;t^fvA 'Od'.i "������  .T^mftjZ,J:gf>ronto. Mr  ','.'��������� '������������������>M.-;i.' BY BLOODLESS SURGERY  ROME STHANGE CUBES  A. BARKER.  BY H.  An   English    Bone-setter Performs  Some Very Remarkable  Operations.  There arrived in London, England,  recently, from Lancashire, H. A.  Barker, a. famous "bono setter."  The London. Express tells of some  of tho operations performed. IA well  known footballer who had boon  under treatment, for sprained ankle  ��������� first arrived.  "It ts not a sprain -at all," said  Mr. Barker, after a brief examination. "One of tho small bones of  , the ankle is displaced, and ossinca-  tion has already begun. If you had  waited another eight . weeks you  would probably have had a diseased  bone. You will hear the bone go  back into its place."  He gripped the heel between his  knees, and grasped tho feet with  both hands. A sudden , powerful  wrench- followed, and then a loud  snap,., as if a bone had broken. Ten  minutes later the footballer walked  into Pond street with hardly a limp.  THREAV AAVAY   CRUTCHES.  Tho next patient was Miss Gertie  Kemp, a pretty girl, who-had come  from Crewe the previous day, and  whose dark- eyes shone with the joy  she felt at Mr.. Barker's successful  treatment.  ' She said she was twenty-one, and  nad been a cripple practically . all  fler life. <-At the age of 'five she met  with an accident. Since then she  has been treated by numerous surgeons for hip disease, and was in  Birmingham Spine Hospital for many  months. Sixteen years of her young  ���������life wero spent in bed and on  crutches with a six-inch cork boot.  She paid her first visit, to Mr.  Barker two months ago. He diagnosed a dislocated hip of sixteen  years standing,with no disease at  all. He replaced tho joint immediately and the girl- threw away her  crutches and the cork boot.  It was.her third visit, and' Mr.  Barker told her ho did not want to  see her agaiii. Both legs are "now  exactly equal in length. She still  limps a little, but this is due to the  flaccfcFmuscles,  and* will pass away.  MAD WITH DELIGHT.  IT WAS NOT A  FAITH  CURE  DODD'S    KIDNEY PILLS   CURED  MRS. ADAMSj BRIGHT'S  DISEASE.  She Did Not Believe in Them, but  To-day She Is Strong and Well.  Collingwood, Ont., Jan. 30-^  (Spccial).���������Airs. Thos. Adams, who'  moved here about two years ago  from Burk's Falls, is one of tho  many Canadians who onco had  Bright's Disease ami are now strong  and well. Like all the others sha  was cured by Dodd's Kidney Pills.  "I was eight imonths an invalid."  says Mrs. Adams, "and no one can  tell what I suffered. My doctor said  I had Bright's Disease and Sciatica,  but I got no relief from anything he  gave me. , At last a friend k of my  hugband induced mo to give Dodd's  Kidney Pills a trial. I had no faith'  in them, for I thought I never would  get better, but after .taking three  boxes of them I was able to do my  work. I have had good health ever  since I used Dodd's Kidney Pills."   ���������  Sunlight Soap will not  burn the nap off woolens  nor the surface off linens.  LIGHT  REDUCES  EXPENSE  Ask for (he Gr.tason Ear.  CHENILLE   CURTAINS  a������a all kiada of house Hniigiugi. also  LAGS CURTAINS  "���������SAftKL"  Writs to ui abaut joun.  ���������UTIiH AMERICAN OVUM OIL, Ml 1M, Montrec!  l*M*A,-   JtOUt  POULT  We can handle your poultry el that  ���������live or dresaed to beet advantage.  Also your butter, egga. nosey on*  other produce.  THE   DAWSON   COMMISSION   CO..   Limited  Cor.   Wast   Market   an J   Colborna   Sta,,   TORONTO.  PERSONAL POINTERS.  Interesting     Gossip About  Prominent People. ,  Some  Still more remarkable was the case  -of Mrs. Brown, who came from 'Ux-  bridge. Her feet were terribly deformed. ,She wore boots fitted with  thick steel rods that were strapped  to each leg as far as the knee. She  had? worn the boots for .five years,  and had been-to many doctors ;and  many, hospitals with no good result.  "I cannot cure this case," said Mr.  Barker, "but I can give considerable  relief. There are dislocations of  small bones in each foot, and great  growths of osseous matter have cemented the dislocations." . y. (  , He took the malformed foot In a  powerful  grip  of knees and hands.  "Do  not  jerk your  leg,"   he  said,  "or I shall  dislocate the ankle."  There was a sudden tremendous  strain and a couple of dull clicks.  "I  was  wrong," . said Mr.  Barker,  as  he  wiped  the perspiration     from  his brow,  "I can cure this case."    /  After ten    minutes'     manipulation  the feet had    been reduced to something resembling normal shape.  The  steel  supports  and  straps  were     removed frotm the boots beforo the patient put  them on. *  "Stand up," said Mr. Barker.  The "patient   looked   around     helplessly.  "I cannot stand without the  steels," she said. She had not  stood without them for-five years.  "Yes, you can," said Mr. Barker,  and the woman stood up and then  walked across the room. A few minutes later she walked down two  nights of stairs unaided, carrying in  her han-d the appliances of steels and  straps which she had worn so long.  She went fromvBond street to the  Tube station  without  assistance.  "I feel that I shall go mad with  'delight," she said again and again  to   her  companion.  Lord Howard do AValden is about  to start on a big-game hunting expedition in East Africa, where ho  has bought extensive lands near tho  .Victoria Nyanm for the purpose of  breeding zebras. This young peer  is one of tho wealthiest men in England, but is little known in society,  as his tastes all lie in the direction  of sport and a country life. DDis de-  '.votion to his mother, Lady "Ludlow,  is one of the most delightful traits  in his character, and when she was  married last year she had the somewhat unusual experience of being  given away by her own son.  That the ex-Colonial Secretary can  waltz will bo a surprise to most people, as one would fancy dancing is  an accomplishment altog-ether too  (frivolous for Mr. Chamberlain to  Rhine In. Some time ago, however,  Mr. Chamberlain, when staying with  Lord and Lady Beauchamo, attended  a ball given by the Lord Mayor of  Birmingham; Mr. Chamberlain danced several items on the programme,  Including three waltzes and a set of  lancers, but did not attempt the  polka. This Is probably the only oc-  p.asion in the past twenty years that  JMv. Chamberlain has taken an active  part   in  the ballroom.  Dr. Amelia Wilkes Lines, who recently celebrated her eightieth birthday, is tho oldest practising woman  doctor in the world. She has practised in New York City since 1854.  Among tho Pope's treasures is an  egg which he received from an P^ng-  lish lady one Easter. The shell is  made of ivory, its lining is of,'white,  satin, and the yolk is a golden case  containing a large ruby set "in diamonds; the whole is worth upwards  of $10,000.  Brothers aro seldom found in".'the  ranks of Ambassadors simultaneously, yet the Cambon family can boast  of having won this distinction. While  M. Paul Cambon represents France  at;.the Court of St. James, his brother" acts in a similar capacity at-  | Washington.  Prince Charles of Denmark is an  expert typist, while Princess Christian is also a clever manipulator of  the "keys.',' The latter's macninc  has Gorman characters as well " os  English, and she types most of  Prince Christian's German correspondence, for him. Another' Royal  typist is the Princess of Wales, who  is extremely quick, and types some  of her own letters in quite a professional style. : T  The Sultan of Turkey, who is just  sixty-two, is passionately fond of  music���������not of "military bands. ,to  drive away tho stillness of the  night,", but of the pianoforte and  tho violin, of both of which he is a  capital judge. " Musicians visiting  Constantinople with, good introductions are easily admitted to play  before the Sultan, who pays them on  a lavish -scale. The Sultan also  takes a groat interest in natural history. Like all Turks, he is fond of  animals.  Gabriele d'Annunzio, the famous.  Italian poet and novelist, has a  craze for idols. In his villa at Sct-  tihgnanoi, near Florence, he has a  large room full of these "divinities,"  mostly Indian, Chinese, and Japanese. He pays any fair sum for a  good specimen of his favorite gpds.  He is so much against, anyone-being  admitted into his sanctuary when he  is away that, beforo leaving the villa, he always gives strict orders to  his servants not to allow anyhody in  under any pretence whatever.  Queen Alexandra somo time ago  wrote a few of her likes and dislikes  In an album reserved for tho purpose, her favorite King being Richard Coeur do Lion; her Queen, Dag-  mar of Denmark; her hero, Marlborough; her poet, Shakespeare; her  painter, Rubens; her writer, Dickens;  her color, sky-bluo; her flower, tho  forgot-mc-not; her favorite name, Edward; her favorite dish, Yorkshire  pudding; her favorite spot, England; and her ambition, "Never to  interfere with the business of other  people."  Little Prince Humbert's new nurse  is now a conspicuous personage in  contemporary history. Tho wife  of a gamekeeper in tho Royal service, she is twenty-three, and has a  magnificent figure, superb black hair,  and beautiful teeth. Around her raven tresses she wears an aureole of  ribbon, adorned with gold hairprns,  and her costume is that of a nurse  in   the    well-to-do     middle-class     of  JJEEP ROJL GRAIN AND GRASS  farms for sale; near Yorkton,  Assiniboia; on" crop payments. James  Armstrong, 4 Richmond street east,  Toronto.'   "'-, ���������  : For the Winter  ���������GO  TO���������  CALIFORNIA, MEXICO OR  FLORIDA.  The   "Land   of   Sunshine,  . Fruit       and -      Flowers."  Round  trip tourist tickets  on sale daily.  Mount Clemens "Mineral Baths"  Situated - on direct lino of Grand  Trunk.  St Cafchariines Mneral Springs  Thoso. who need a rest should  spend a fow days or weeks at this  delightful resort. Best of hotel accommodation.  i For . tickets and .-full information  call at any Grand Trunk Ticket Office.  Rome. ��������� This fortunate young woman is paid $120 a month for two  years, and is likely to have ar pen1  fsioh of $500 a year for the rest of  her life.  iA good story Is told about Mr.  Pierpont Morgan. For throe consecutive days tho great financier carried an empty birdcage in his hand  to and from his office. On the third  day one of his junior managers ventured'-.-to--ask. why he carried that  apparently     useless   article. "To.  see," replied Pierpont Morgan, "if  anyone would have the ��������� impudence!to  ask me why I did so." "I beg  your pardon," < began the inquirer.  I������������������" "You needn't "do that,"  said the chief, grimly smiling. "I  had a bet with a man that I had at  least- one employe with some curiosity. I've won the; money; but in  future don't ask questions about  things thatcdon't concern you." '  The Duke an d Duchess. of Devonshire^ have- probably established;!, an  historical 'record in the entertainment of Royalty. Within five  months last year King Edward was  the guest of the Duke and Duchess  of Devonshire at no fewer than five  of their homes. At the beginning of  the year His Majesty went to Chats-  worth: later, he paid a visit to Lis-  more Castle; theh^he, was entertained  at Devonshire House, and again  spent a week-end at Compton Placo,  .Eastbourne, ��������� and ho has also boeti  entertained at the'Duke's Newmarket  residence.; ��������� Probably no British  nobleman in the ������������������' whole course of  history has ever entertained tho  reigning Sovereign in this manner  before.  TKINIDAD'S  PITCH LAKE.  Where Much of the Asphalt   Pavement Conies From.  One of the most singular lakes in  the world is the celebrated lake of  the Island of Trinidad. This lak������|  spreads , over an a-.ca of ninety-nina  acres, and its surface is composed of  one great floating mass of asphaltum  seamed with veins of clear water.  From it and a similar, lake in Venezuela the worlds supply of asphalt'  is drawn.  The pitch lake is a vile place, as  far as smells, are concerned, for the  air all about it. is heavy with noxious vapors, and from the centre of  the lake gushes a fountain of liquid  asphaltum, in which there float and  break bubbles . containing, most horrible gases.  The workmen go out on the surface of this lake and cut great slabs  of asphaltum, which are carried  away. ' But the next morning the  hole they left is filled up again with  the pitch which has risen during the  night, so that the supply seems to  be  inexhaustible." .   -   - _  This curious lakp was discovered  by Sir AValter Raleigh wdien he landed in Trinidad in 1595 on his way  to the mouth of the Orinoco in  6earch of El Dorado.  Another strange lake is situated  out a peninsula which juts-out into  the Caspian Sea. Tdo whole surface of this .lake is covered .with a  crust of salt- so thick and strong  that a man can ride across it " on  horseback without any danger of  breaking through.  Goodheart���������"I've got you down  for a couple of tickets. We're getting up a raffle for a.poor man of  our neighborhood."-        Joakley���������  "None for me, thank-. ������you!i I  wouldn't know what 4io do; with- a  poor man if I won him."  Ethel���������"Who was that man you  just bowed to?" Penelope���������'"'That  was Dobson, the great composer."  Ethel���������"A composer, did you say?"  Penelope���������"Ho manufactures' soothing syrup."  Willie��������� "Pa, what is a philanthropist?" Pa���������"A philanthropist, my  son, is merely a man who-has more  money than he can possibly use himself."- '���������������������������������������������"  MESSRS.  C.  C.  RICHARDS & CO.  Gentlemen,���������Last winter 1 received  great benefit from the use of MUSTARD'S LINIMENT in a severe attack of La Grippe, and I havo frequently proved it to bo very effective in cases of Inflammation.  Yours,  " AV.   A.   HUTCHINSON.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria  . ������������������Shadb'olt," said Dinguss, : "can  you lend mo a fiver this morning?'.'-  "No." "Just as I. expected."  "Then why did you ask .mo?" "Because," said Dinguss, vindictively,'  "I wanted the satisfaction of disproving that lying old proverb that  'it" is the unexpected that happens.' " .:'...  Use  Lever's  Dry   Soap   (a  powder)  to     wash      woolens   and      ilannels,-  you'll   like  it.  "Throw physic to the dogs," he  said. She did. Next day the dogs  were dead.  PERFECTLY AVILLINC.     .  Stern Parent���������Ncnv, Gcorgie, I'd  like to put in. a whole day without  once scolding or punishing you.  Gcorgie���������AVcll, you have my consent.  Made big enough for a. big  man to work in with comfort.  Has more material in it than  any other brand of shirt in  Canada. Made on the  H.B.K. scale it requires 39^  to 42 yards per dozen, whereas  -common shirts have .only 32  -to 33 yards. ���������  That's the reason .Avhy the ���������  H.B.K. "Big'' Shirt never  chafes the armpits, is never  tight at the neck or .wristbands, is always loose, full  . and comfortable and wears  '.well. -  Each shirt bears a tiny book  that tells the whole history  of the "Big" Shirt, and  also contains a notarial  declaration that the H.B.K.  " Big" Shirt contains 39*4  to 42 yards of material per  dozen.  Sold at all dealers but only  -with .this brand:���������  H.B.K  f-JRAND . '-  vMmmwk  mmmmmi  * / ������,������"' -  *,   ' Mim'rM'���������  IV':    -M -   ' &"*'     ���������%    ��������� ���������* "ijS^* ������������������"���������  "Ah!" he said, ao he led her back  to her seat after the waltz, "I do  love dancing." "Well," sho replied  as sho attempted to repair a torn  flounce, "you are not too old to  learn."  Mlnard'sLlnlmsni Cures Garget InCows  Mrs. Henpock���������"If it hadn't been  for the South African Campaign  you wouldn't have been my husband." Mr. Honpeck (savagely)���������  "What a curse  war is!"  Trr Over Sixty  Year*  M������".WiKftioWrSo>TiM.V'iSirRiiph������j hion t������H  by  DiillionBof molhirs for Uie.r w.iildren while tjjiiim (.  lnoolliestfceohild, ixi.'tuns the gums. nUo.y������j������uin, :ur*i  itindoolic,resulaluaiheJtOMiuchaml uowols, anji.i ;b,j  hmleOLiiodytor i> ur,h,������;i. Tvro:itj-a,B ouuts a hoMi  Bold by drutuislhthroughout the world. Be sure tat  auk lir"������Mii'. WiNii,o..'sSooimiauo .nur."    j--ui  DR. A. W. CHASE'S OfiL*  CATARRH CUBE... ^UO.  Is seat direct ta the AteutA  part* by tha Imatered Blowar.  Heals tb������ ulcers, clsars the alfe  passages, stops droppings la th<  throat and permsnaaUy cures  Catarrh and Hay Fever. Blower  Alt dealers, or Dr. A. W. Chas.  Medicine Co., Toronto and Buffala  HUDSON BAY KNITTING CO.  Montreal        Winnipeg  Mr. -Softly���������"I feel���������aw���������vewy  strongly tempted to blow out my  bwaius." Miss Cutting���������"What a  pity Nature has put such a tragedy  out of the bounds of possibility!".  free.  Professor (lecturing upon tho rhinoceros)���������"1 must beg you to give  me your undivided attention. It is  absolutely impossible that you can  form a true idea of this hideous animal unloss you keep your eyes fixed  on me."  .GROWING   USE OF THERMITE.  Among the many recent improvements in railway construction in  Germany is the welding together of  rail ends, whereby practically continuous rails aro secured, ��������� and tho  new heating substance, thermite, has  greatly facilitated this process. Thermite is formed by the union of finely  pulverized aluminum with oxygen.  AVhon this mixture is ignited, chemical combination takes place with an  cxtraordinaty development of heat,  not much less than that of' the electric arc. In welding rails tho molten  thermite is poured into the joints,  and the softened rail ends are then  forced closer together. The resulting weld is very firm. During the  past lew months thermite has been  employed for rail-welding in about  ���������10 European cities.  Minard's Liniment Cures Golds, ftc.  Mrs. P.���������"An pi suppose if wo  have another war you'll stay at  home like a coward?" Mr. P.���������"My  dear, no one could call me a coward  if I  remained  at  your  side."  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper  .'���������Reggie, can you spell kitten?"-  "No, mother.'' "But what do you  go to school for?'-' Reggie (sadly)  ���������"Only 'cause you make me, mother. "-  Those whom neglected coughs  have killed were once as healthy  and robust as you. Don't follow  in their paths of neglect.   Take  Consumption  The Lung  Tonic  now.    It is guaranteed to  It has cured many thous-  right  cure,  ands.  Prices:  25c. 50c. SI  S. C. Wbi.ls & Co. 308  T^Rov. N. Y��������� Toronto. Can.  ISSUE NO. 4���������05. PROPERTY IN HEDLEY  Is  A  Good,  Safe   Investment  And  Will  Make  Money  Hedley  is the supply point for the Nickel Plate mountain, on which is situated the famous "Nickel  Plate"���������-the richest gold mine in Canada���������and many other  promising mines and prospects. It is the mining and business  centre of the  ...PRICE OF LOTS...  Similkameen  the new mining district which has already heen proven, by a  small amount of development work, to be one of the richest  gold, copper and coal mining sections of  British Colombia.  HEDLEY is the chief town on the route of the- proposed  Coast-Kootenay Railway; and with' the advent of this road,  which is assured in the near future, ,il will unquestionably  become a large and important city, and town lots will bring  big returns on money invested at the present time.  Scott Ave. (main st.)    $400 to $600  Other Streets   $200 to $400.  ���������      ���������!���������������������������������������������������������������  ��������� ������������������������ I dx"*^"**  1=3 Cash; balance in 3 and  6 months, with interest at  the rate of 6 per cent.  *Those Who Invest Now  Purchase a few Lots before the Railway Comes:  ,  -. - -. *���������������  For Full sPcirticuleirs, Maps Etc.,  -/\I-������F������I-Y   TO- ,  The Hedley City Townsite Co'y, Ltd.  lw. SHATFORD, .   ��������� ������ HFDI FY    R C  Secretary and flanager, 1 it-fUt-rf* I ���������    L*. W.  & 60'S  LIVERY, if ED 8 SALE STABLES  .R.alrvtevi/  ���������ALSO���������  Proprietors���������FAIRVIEW    AND  STAGE   LINE.  PENTICTON  Good Horses and Rigs and Careful Drivers.  Teams farnished to do freighting, transferring and  general teaming, and good saddle  horses always on hand.  Commercial Hotel  HEDLEY, B. C.  Tliis hotel under new management has been  re-modelled, and has ample accommodation for  a large number of people. The table is supplied  with the best in the market. The bar contains  the popular brands of liquors and cigars.  Henderson <BtV Fraser, Proprietors.  WE MAKE  One Grade Only  Grand Union Hotel  *   HERRING & WINKLER, Props.  Choice   Liquors and  Cigars  always in stock.  Good Table and Comfortable  Rooms.  Careful attention to wants of travelling  outollc and regular boarders.  The GRAND UNION is the nearest to the works of the Daly  Reduction Co., which makes it especially suited for regular boarders.  All white help.  HEDLEY, B. O.  Mclennan, mcfeelt & co, Ltd.  AND  THEY STAND THE  Heaviest  Fires.  Never Known to F*all.  ****+*********+*******  Mrs.ad.Luon  *&  Hi  Hi  *  1 DRY GOODS  1     FANCY GOODS  *  I Millinery in Latest Styles  *  BOOTS & SHOES $  m  -AGENT8 FOR-  We do not make  Thin Wall Safes.  ESTABLISHED 1855  "IE TO  NG*>E������;  Vancouver, B. C.  gr5   i  14? Fro nt Si FAsiffl R iili  MASON (B. RISCH Pianos.  ���������   B..6. J  8 fi&DL&y,  ALFALFA HEfll  MflRKFJ  Try.  Wholesale and Retail  HARDWARE,  STOVES,  SPORTING GOODS.  Vidoria  Cross  CEYLON TEA.  Pure and  Invigorating.  Fresh  and  red Meats  Wholesale  and  Retail  All Orders Promptly Delivered.  Rates Given to Hotels and  Boarding Houses.  5 Per Cent, .off .for Cash.  10 '������������������������������'      "    off on; Saturdays, j  R. J. Wunne,  MANAGER.  ORE DEPOSITS OF  COPPERJOUNTAIN  (Continued from last week.)  It will at first appear evident that,  if the bornite has been deposited from  later solutions, the waters, which  have .carried it into the veins, at the  same time must have affected the  composition of the rock, and in particular those components which yield  most readily to alteration, the feldspar and the mica. It is probable,  also, that the same waters must have  contained in solution, some other  mineral, such as calcite and silica,  traces of which must be found connected with the bornite. But such is  not the case. Everywhere thejbornite  appears completely surrounded by the  feldspathic element of the rock or by  the mica; and'when it happens - to be  in contact with some calcite,. the relation seems to be purely accidental.  The fact that none of these charac-^  ters have been displayed by the numerous sections which have been studied,  and also the complete .absence of any ���������  cracks having relation to the, introduction of the bornite, .warrants the:  conclusion that the latter is an original -  mineral in the rock to the same extent'  as the mica and the feldspar. "  The occurrence of copper ore (under  such conditions and in connection with ���������  a pegmatite,   is  unusual.  vIt is well  known that copper ores seem, as a rule,'  to  accompany basic eocks, such as;-  diorites "or  gabbros.   In  the  recent"  years, however, some interesting cases  have been noted where the ores .of*  copper   not only  accompany   acidic-  rocks,   but  also display most' of the  characteristics which   belong to  tin  veins.   Although up .to the present,  not more than five or- six such exam-,  pies have been found, they are enoughc'  to serve as links between' the two ex-"  treme types of- the jold classification.  At the same time it is possible to tr-a'ce  a graduation according to" the nature -  of the rocks which are favored by the  presence ��������� of copper   ores.   " Starting  from the gabbro and diorite of Canada,  and passing through the basic granite  of Butte and the biotite-muscovite-  ���������  granite of Cornwall and Telemark, we  reach at last the pegmatite in British '  Columbia which has~formed the subject of this paper.  Such a transition has been pointed  out by Professor Yogt, who paid ���������  special attention to certain veins in  Telmark where the copper ore displays  all the characteristics of cassiterite,  the most important being a gradual  transformation from granite to greisen  near the veins. The same character,  as is well-known, is exhibited to a high  degree by the veins of Cornwall, where  tin is associated-withc copper.- As the  veins of Copper mountain display the  presence of some tourmaline and some  fluorite* it appears that there is a good  analogy between themand those which  havebeen referred to above. Furthermore, the fact that the copper ore  occm-s here in pegmatite, rather than  incgranite, adds to the interest of the  occurrence.  The third topic to be set forth, is the  presence of gold and platinum in the  pegmatite. The pegmatite of Copper  mountain deserves additional attention, since it displays a small quanitty  of native gold, and also a still more interesting mineral, the sperrylite. The '  arsenide of platinum was first found  in 1889 by F. L. Sperry, chemist of the  Canadian Copper Company, and was  subsequently studied and named by  Wells and Penfield. The two minei-als  occur in fiakes in the bornite and in  the chalcopyrite. They also enter the  orthoclase, where they form minute  particles which give the impression  that the two minerals are in the rock  as original components.  It has been difficult to determine  the sperrylite; but a treatment by  various acids gave some particles which  presei'ved the brilliant luster. Furthermore, a small crystal of sperrylite  was detected in the middle of a flake  of mica, where it typically displays  the outline of a pentagonal dodecahedron. This fact is important,  since it shows that the sulphide of  platinum may occur in the same manner that gold does, as in the pegmatite  of Passagem, Brazil, which has been  described by Hussak. In the present  case gold also occurs, which strengthens the analogy between the pegmatite  of Passagem and Copper mountain.  The preceding observations can be -  summarized thus:  1. The possibility of the alteration  of bornite, to chalcopyrite in some ore  deposits,   as   contrasted with the re-  verse process which is certainly more "  frequent, and which is termed'enrich-  ':  rnent. ������������������      ��������� ' '���������  2. The occurrence of bornite as an    '  original mineral in a pegmatite dike. "  3. The occurrence of native gold and "''  sperrylite with the bornite and its associated chalcopyrite, and of sperry^  lite in biotite. The presence of a  platinum mineral in an acidic rock is  of especial interest.

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